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 II t  - &&&������������  1-1  wmi  > ������������������  ^MWIMWlttftUBCOTIUIgBMIJIIUIMWfflflUMMyiBHO'ttttHtt.  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon btar  2SC������1���������^.A-.  rrrvr  Vol. XV.,-No. 19.  \B130TSF0rtb. B, C.   FRIDAY,   MARCH   15,1918  ������g^gr*8    ��������� $1.00 per Year  IMtOI'-IT SUA IMA WITH  LAItOlt  IS   iwrnsn  SCIIWMIO  ' London, Fob. -1.���������-Co-oponil.ion in  commerce! is an old iift'nir, nt least,-  in suggestion, ami oven in expe-ri-  liiont, writes II. Ii. Marriott Wilson  in tlui Chronicle. Maiiyi-U'hnines have  been ])ut fqrwn.nl since tho original  successful experiments in Yorkshire  in the lirjH Iinll' of the hist century.  It, has always seined to idealists,  who, after all, are (ho prophets of  this world, that in ,co-oporution of  one sort or another is to bo found  the-ultimate answer to Lhe economic  riddle. In some ways it exists al-  read in the form of profit sharing  and in the form of bonuses. There  is, I think, a great development for  it In the future.  In this connection I wish to call attention to a new scheme, set on foot  at this critical moment in history,  which seems to me to have in it the  germ of great economic revolution.  This scheho-is not the work of mere  idealists who stand outside business  affairs and dream dreams. It is the  work of severely practical business  men, men, too, who are at the head  of one of the greatest corporations  in the city of London. The corporation 1 refer to is nearly a century  old, and commands a vast amount of  business. It is one of the largest  marine insurance companies in ttlio  world. Its premiums in peace time  amounted to over $1,500,000. ancl its  premiums in 1916 were nearly $?.*J,-  :-(J00,0OO. So much for tlie bread;-Ji  of its operations. 'It has for its  chairman a distinguished Liberal  member of parliament who is a. privy  counsellor, and among its directors  are gentlemen of the highest financial position, mainly connected with  the banking world.  The management of this large concern has resolved to make a serious  experiment in co-operation with the  employees. The project lias been  carefully considered and is now matured, and I am permitted to give  some particulars of it. It has been  decided that 2 per cent, of the company's unedrwriting profits over  $100,000 shall be handed over to a  trust fund for division among the  employees. This fund is to be divided into two halves. The one half  is to; be a long service fund, which  ���������..���������will be distributed among the. members of the staff in proportion to  their length of service. The orange  ment is that for five years' service  and under, ten years one share shall  be allotted annually for ten years  and uncle fifteen years two shares,  for fifteen years and under twenty  years three shares, for, twenty years  and under twenty-live years four  shares, and for twenty-five years and  over live shares. So far as the present war is concerned service with his  majesty's foi-ces will be reckoned as  service with the company, and in the  event of any employee's death so serving the shares will go to his personal representatives. The moiety of the  fund is to be divided among the staff  at the discretion of the board for efficiency. . ,T will come back to that  later.  Let me here take an example  which will illustrate the working of  the scheme. It is obvious that it  has been carefully prepared to reward honest conscientious labor and  to encourage talent. Suppose that a  clerk is in receipt of $1250 a year  after fifteen years service. On prewar earnings of the company he will  be entitled through his allotment of  three shares to receive an annual bonus, in addition to salary, of $1.50.  In war time, the earnings being so  much enhanced, he will double that  sum. But he need not stop here. If  he be an efficient, valuable member  of the staff he will be entitled to receive a further payment from the efficiency fund, which may amount to  a much larger sum at the discretion  of the directors. Thus a man whose  nominal salary is $125 0 a year may  become entitled to receive $1750;  that is to say, he becomes to that extent a partner in the concern and a  sharer  in  its  profits.  The attraction of the scheme, and  (to ruy mind) ils priority over all  previous schemes, is that it makes an  emphatic distinction betweno the con  scientious, but pedestrian plodder,  and  the ma nof brains and  talent.  Mosquito Delegation .  Visits Victoria  (l������"roin  Fraser    Valley Hccord.)  A delegation from the Fraser Valley will wait on tho provincial government, this week to talk .over several niatl.fji'H, one of, tho niost iiuport-  antboing tho mosquito qusetion.  From Mission Council will go the  Rccvo and Councillor Clark, two of  Matsqui Council, two from Matsqui  school board, one from the Abbotsford Board of Trade ancl others.  All hope that the'government can  be induced to take the l mosquito  question up ancl do some good work  NOT OIV YOUR TINTYPE  "PERSONALS  Hon. John Oliver, Premeir of the  Province of British Columbia, has  written a communication, short and  very much to the point, to a prominent citizen of this district that owing to the 'financial stringency and  other considerations' nothing will be  done by the Provincial Government  to eradicate the mosquito pest of  the Fraser Valley.  Assistance in this matter does not  mean the spending of millions of  dollars but simply a few thousand  dollars would help a lot. But-what  tho public would probably like to  know is what the 'other considerations' are.  The trouble with trade unions has  ben that their tendency, in the economic sphere, has been to level  down the worker to the range of  the most inferior. There has been  no attempt to encourage or stimulate  merit'. To that extent the operation  of trade unions has been narrow and  unwise. But this scheme, while arranging for an honest recgonition of  the patient worker, recognizes . also  the superior qualifications1 of the man  of brains and skill. This is a very  valuable advance.  It may be objected that the project  is devised for clerks only. It is true  that this particular plan is, but that  is only because the company employs  clerks ancl net manual .laborers. The  management,:-which' has. this scheme  at heart, wisely contents itself with  beginning at home, in the hope that  its example may be copied. Already  there are many signs and witnesses  to the probability that it, will be copied widely in the city of London a-  mong business concerns. And when  it is .found that the scheme works  well it is expected that the idea will  be taken; up in other regions of the  business world.' I happen to know  that prominent representatives of  the working classes who have been  approached on the subject have expressed themselves very favorably  and sympathetically toward it. Indeed from the chorus of approbation  with, which it: has been greeted privately, one dares to expect a great  deal from what is really a movement  in natural evolution, and is. in no  way a revolution.  This scheme if carried out as it  seems likely to be carried out, will  serve to merge all tlie interests in  the mercantile and industrial, world.  It is, in fact, a merger of common  interests, of employers and employes  No doubt in course of time defects  will show themselves, but these can  be eradicated with experience and  the growth of wisdom. It may (and  I confidently hope will) be manifest  that the interests' of. employers and  employes are identical, ancl that the  work of both will only tend to the  benefit of both. The scheme in operation will stimulate the output of  commerce and lubricate its workings  Efficiency will get its reward ancl also  faithful service. Whether the end of  the division of profits has' been  reached in this idea I do not pretend  to say, but to nie it is quite sufficient  that a beginning has been made, and  a beginning which has to its primal  inception the enthusiastic support o>  so powerful a corporation and of so  , many men of the highest position  land influence, belonging to both political parties. This scheme, indeed,  ���������has nothing to do with politics; it is  J a "national'' scheme for the recon-  i stitution of social and economic conditions now and hereafter.  Tho Ladies Aid was held at the  home of.,?Irs Trefhewey on Wednesday.    There was a good attendance.  There were arrangements made  for a. Stv. Patrick's social to be hold  at the home of Mrs. Fraser on Monday niglit..March 18th at 7:30. It  is an annual affair and always a delightful evening spent. A. good programme is expected. Everybody  come and bring soniu one with you.  A collection will be taken.  Mrs.  Parton  visited  Mr.  and  Mrs.'  Joseph   McCallum   ;also   Rev.   J.   L.  and Mrs.- Campbell, when in Vancouver last week.  Mr. Sansom returned Wednesday  night from Vancouver where he has  been for a short time.  Pte. Stewart. McPhee has been  home for a few. days. He is in fairly  good health  and, is    getting    along  nicely..  Mrs. Mains, St., has been very ill  this winter and the doctor said she  was worn rifht out but her many  triends will be pleased to know she  is knitting away again as usual for  the Red Cross Society in Vancouver.  The Oddfellows gave a whist drive  end dance last Wednesday, March  6th.  tMi-. Hamilton was well enough to  return to his home from the hospital  on Tuesday.  Mrs. Knox from Vancouver is visiting her sister Mrs. McGowan this  week.  .-   Mrs.  Teu'ny. was  at  the .coast'v;,on.  Thursday.  Rev. William Robertson spent  Tuesday and Wednesday in Vancouver ancl Ladner. .  Mr. Wellington Pucker's mother  from Vancouver, Wash.,    is   visiting  here.  Rev. J. L. Miller and Mrs. Miller  of Cleyburn were guests at the  manse this week.  'Mrs. Hannah Eraser's family gathered home last week end to celebrate  her birthday.  Mrs. McGowan has been in the  hospital with quinsy.  A quiet wedding took place Monday evening March 'Ith at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffs, the bride's  sister, when Miss Jessie Baillie was  united in marriage to Segt. R. V.  Whiteside, both of Vancouver. Rev.  Wm. R. Robertson conducted the  ceremony. Mr. Whiteside is leaving for overseas.  Mrs. McMenemy was a visitor to  Vancouver  on  Saturday.  Ptc. Joe. Heath was in Abbotsford  last week end.  Mrs. Reid of New Westminster is  the guest of Mrs. pickins.  Mrs. Walters has been sick with  quinsy.  Graduated War  Tax On Incomes  Those  Enjoying    Highest     Incomes  Will Pay Largest Amount  THE BIG DANCE  ON FRIDAY LAST  . Jf the income war tax law, about  to bo applied, did nothing more than  cause a national stock-taking, it  would serve a most   iseful purpose.  The taking of an inventory of one's  resources invariably induces a desire  to save and a desire to save when  translated, as it very frequently is,  into a determination to save, means  getting on with the war, as well as  happiness all around. This process  first an inventory of one's resources  then a desire to save, applied to every unmarried person ,or widow and  widower without dependent children  receiving an Income of $1,500 and  over ,and to all other persons receiving .an income of $3,000 and over  will unquestionably result'in a large  proportion of cases, in a determination to save. And that means more  general prosperity and renewed national strength.  But a national stock-taking is only incidental, of course, to the chief  purpose of the income tax, v/hich is  to provide revenue for the.prosecution of the war in as equitable a  manner as possible. The tax is to be  graduated, according to one's ability  to pay. Those who are in receipt of  only a living wage or salary will not  l)e..,called.lupon. t_o, pay; i those enjoying the highest incomes be ��������� called upon to pay tho greatest amounts  and the great body of income receivers between, will be called upon to  pay in their clue proportion.  Moreover, the purpose of the act  is to distribute the-burden equitably  among all classes. By way of illustration, the farmer will be required  to add to the value of his actual income, the value of the home-grown  products which his own family consumes. 'This places the farmer on a  plane with the salaried man, the  value of whose services is wholly represented in the income received and  against which he must charge all his  living expenses.  Canada lias established a war record that is the envy of. the World.  It is curtain that the Canadian people will run true to form in answer  to this latest call of their war government.  PULP PLANT  FOR   HATZIC  (From  Fraser  Valley Record.)  The big dance given in the skating rink on Friday evening last was  by all odds the most enjoyable affair held in Mission City, for'some  time. Thero were present over two  hundred couple, representing all the  surrounding districts���������Dewdney, Nicomen, Matsqui, Abbotsford,Mt. Leh- ,  man (although a dance was held ,  there thesame evening) Sumas. Rus-  kin, Whonnock and even as far as  Hahey, Hammond and Port Coquitlam, showing that all wanted to show  their appreciation of the good company they were in when they were  saying farewell to the telephone and  power men. To say that all enjoyed  themselves goes without referring to  the matter at all.  The committee in charge of ,the  affair had spent much time in decorating the hall which looked par  excellence, and never did the old  building look more like a holiday.  A most excellent supper was served  at 12 o'clock and ably handled by an  efficient committee, appointed for the  occasion, composed of several Mission City and Hatzic young men and  a handsome bevy or young ladies.  The music was supplied by the.five  piece orchestra composed of returned  soldiers and- from the numerous encores received made "a decided hit;  The committee wishes to thank all,.  those who "asststed'ln "any "way to**"  make" the dance on Friday evening  last at Mission Roller Rink the de-  cided success It proved to be and reports the  following-statement.  Total cash received $147.00  Expenses:  Hall  Rent ,...'. $     5-00  Mrs. Thorpe, services        2.00  Windebank, water rent         1-0.0  DesBrisay, rent of dishes ....      1-50  Tupper, Cartage  A   Great War Vet.  Orchetsra....  G. W. V. O., car fare      .  G. W. V. O., hotel bill     M0  J. A.  Bates, printing ...:        3.00  P. Banister-advertising. s1ids; .50  A. Stephen wax and paper .... 3.50  Plumridge & Co. ....'.     36.00  '"!    : ' $1Q7.00  Balance   ..'. ?  40-00'  Divided as follows: $20 to tho piano  fund and $20 to the Military Hospital.  Mr. Bryan Charges  Incitement To Riot  In order to take care of their surplus and soft fruits a pulping plant  will be installed at Hatzic for handling this year's fruit. A company is  being formed and sufficient sto-i*  and fruit has been subscribed to  warrant running at full capacity during the berry season. The'grow-,rs  interested in this concern have a  raspberry acreage comprising seventy-five per cent of the total holdings  of the district. It is not the intention of the company to start out on a  large scale this year and a small  plant will be temporarily installed  and will be increased each year. It  is expected that eventually the manufacture of fruit juices and other byproducts will be undertaken. At  any rate this is the idea in view by  those interested in the concern. As  this district has rapidly become an  important small fruit producing centre, the need of a by-products industry has been under contemplation  for some time although till lately no  definite or concerted action had been  undertaken. The move is in the right  direction and there should be no reason, unless mis-management,' which  is unlikely, why this industry should  not prosper.  Texas claims to be the greatest bee-raising and honey-making state. This puts a sweet  flavor to the former charge of  many that it was the greatest  hell-raising place on earth.  He Says They Were Not Soldiers  On reaching Chicago William Jennings Bryan issued a statement explaining the incident at Toronto, and  declared that an organized effort to  make him unpopular in-Toronto had  been carried on previous to his arrival.     He says:  "The incident has been greatly exaggerated in many places and made  to. appear that Canada, rejected me.  In fact, not more? than two per cent  of the audience was antagonistic, and  these offenders who were said to be  returned soldiers though they wore  no uniforms would have been put  out had I not lnterefcred.'  3.60  36.00  10.00  Many Deposits  Have Been Lost  Number on Opposition Side is 110  And on Government Side 25~-  ��������� Creed and Race Division in Hour*';.  MARCH ROD AND GUN  March Rod and Gun is on the  news stands and its contents are of  special interest to lovers of the oat  of doors. Some of the stories most  worth reading are, "A Canadian Cousin" by Marvin . Leslie Hay ward;  "Skin for Skin" by Harry W. Laughy  "The Cache Thief" by P. W. Pakrin-  son; "A Canadian Wolf Story'' by T.  S. Scott; "A Big Game Hunt at Bru-  nell Creek'' by A. G. Ludwig; "A  Week in the Mountains of Quebec"  by Marian T. Scott; "Sufficient unto  the Day" by H .C. Haddon, etc., etc.  The regular departments devoted to  Guns and Ammunition.Fishing Notes  Along the Trap Line, Alpine Club of  Canada, etc/are well maintained and  the number as a whole is replete with  good things. W. J. Taylor, Limited,  publishes Rod and Gun Magazine at  Woodstock, Ont.  Don't believe that everyone    else  in the world is happier than you are.  The following comes from an Ottawa correspondent: r  "No less than 135 candidates lost  their deposits, which means that  $27,000 well be turned over to the  treasury to help pay '..war expenses.  Of these 110 were Opposition and 25  Government candidates. In Ontario  41 Opposition candidates lost their  deposits and in Quebec 22 Government candidates failed to save theirs.  Every Labor candidate except Rollo,  in Hamilton, received fewer votes  than the successful candidate's majority, and so the $200 deposit with  the returning officer will not be hand  ed back.  "But the most significant result  of the election is the very manifest  credal and racial division in the now  House. In Sir Wilfrid's following  o' S2 men, only 16 are Protestants,  while in the Government following of  I'd. only a half dozen. are Roman  Catholics, and one, Dr. Chabot of  Ottawa, is a French-Canadian. One-  third of the population, according to  race, have no representative in the  cabinet, and according to creed, only  one representative, namely the Minister of Justice, Hon. Mr.  Doherty.  "In the Opposition there are only  21'members whose native tongue is  English, four from Nova Scotia, two  from Prince Edward Island, one from  New Brunswick, six from Quebec, seven from Ontario, one from Manitoba  and one from Alberta. From the  Great Lakes to British Columbia the  Opposition is represented by only two  members���������Mallay, of Provencher,  Manitoba, and White, of Alberta. THE ABJBOTSEORD POST. ABBOTSPOtlD, B.  O.  1 ' ������r  aaaec  J.t,",' .1 i-l  THE Al'BOTSKORD POST  "uUilslii-tl    wavy    Krlilay    by    llio    'foal  TPuliIttilifujf Comp������'"y.  A weekly,Jourujil devoted to lh<? Int������������������!���������-  ���������������������<*������ of .Abbots fun J and aui. "tiding (Harriet.  AdYwMfclns Rat������������ made know, m application..  i.L'XJAI. ADVlOK'riHING���������12 cunts prf  line for. 11 rat Ir.sKi-tlon. nnr| S cuius it n;i6  tor all !������\ih.ui''(piciM  coiT'OCMllve Insertion*:  Our Rhiblxilrt}' ��������� Nftlthor for nor aeriu'  Mi-*    Oovomuioiit,  FRIDAY,   MARCH   Jfi, 19 18  The good  people of Victoria  ��������� are,getting very excited and are  even suggesting secession from  the province and forming a little province of their own. That  would be. nice to have a wee is-  . land in the cast and a wee-island to the west of the Doniin-  . Jon. There would sure be a  .' rivalry then.  ��������� Vancouver island will, have  . to get away from the idea of  ruling the province. Vancou-  "' ' ver island is but a small part of  the province of B. C. and now  not- like years ago, has but a  small part of the population.  There is no more beautiful climate- nor richer soil, but not  chough of it to make a province  that the people would be proud  of. -  Formulate A  Land Scheme  Delegates from several non-political, organizations gathered at the  rooms of the Great War Veterans'  Association at Victoria last week to  aid the returned men whip their  scheme for settling soldiers on farms  into shape, and good progress.'was  made with the draft proposals before  the meeting adjourned.  What tlie Men Want  1. The government is not to dispose of any lands for agricultural  purposes until Ave years after the declaration of peace, except to the veterans or other bona fide settler of  British birth.    This period may    be  . extended at discretion of Board.  2. Creation of Board, to consist  of three members: One Government  appointee (returned soldier), one  Agricultural College appointee, one  secretary (returned soldier), all to  be British  born subjects.  3. The Government may purchase land up to the value of $2,500  for each settler, this to bo separate  j'rom the $2,500 loan. This purchased land to be leased for 09 years to  settler applicant at 5  per cent.1  4. All leases to be for 9 9 years  with option of purchase on terms if  application for purchase is made before expiration of tenth year of tenure. Where twenty or more settlers  wish to form or enter a community  settlement they may do so. The  Government may form, where and  when practical,    community    settle-  ��������� ments.  Any man In His Majesty's service  who in this Province had a homestead or pre-emption', and enlisted  ��������� before-ho obtained his Crown Grant  shall by virtue of his service completed or otherwise) be given his  Crown Grant, the time in the service  being considered as the remainder of  his time on said pre-emption. This  service shall also entitle him to take  up land under this Act.  Board Powers, Duties, Etc  1. To investigate integrity of  each settler.  2. Before putting settler on land  ascertain if he has had sufficient experience; if not, to provide means  of necessary education.  3. Compile all necessary data for  settler.  4. Render all possible assistance  to  settler.  5. Shall exercise supervision of  his   expenditures  when   necessary.  6. Collect all monies, such as  interest, payemnts and  rents.  7. Provide for second-class travelling warrants to intending settlers  including first-class on steamers. He  shall not be entitled to more than  two  such  warrants.  9. If requested have settlers soil  analyzed.  10. To survey lands free.  11. To provide at manufacturers'  prices all clearing material, fertilizer and machinery (plus shipping  charges.)  12. Have experts decide upon class  of agriculture applicable to the land  and  location.  13. That the Government provide  land clearing machinery for each  district, with competent men in  charge, cost to individual to be decided by the Board.  Powers  1. To loan up to $2,500 at 5 percent per annum to each Bettler.  2. To purchase land if necessary  to the extent of. $2,500 per settler  for purpose of leasing.  3. To subdivide province Into dis  (ricts.  4. Appoint agricultural experts  and inspectors where-and when required, inspectors to act as locators.  5. .To postpone, if advisable, pay-'  ments of interest, principal and rents  or .cither single  one.  C. This 'was a clause,to expropriate wild lands for the sum which  ihe owners had paid the government  but it was dnletod and will be replaced by a land purchase clause to  ho drafted.  Privileges of Settler  1. To inspect and choose his  own location and system of acquiring land.  2. To choose his own purchase  of implements, stock, etc., subject to  the approval of the board, who pay  lew such purchase.  3. May bo non-residont for four  months each year. For tho first five  yearsthis absence may be extended  by authority of Board, for.the purpose of obtaining work, or by sanction of board may appoint deputy.  4. To have first refusal of, government employment in tho district,  where this does not conflict with  government officials appointed before  that date,  5. If desirous, may soloct location and remain in employment for  two years.  6. To r'equost financial assistance  if necessary,' in obtaining employment.  7. To.engage in any neighboring  employment while resident, in whicu  case he must continue improvements  to the satisfaction of the board.  Obligations of Settlor.  L. ��������� Money lent by government to  be first mortgage on property interest  to be paid at 3 1-2; 4, 4 1-2 ancl 5  per cent, respectively! This interest  shortage to be made up in later years  of tenure; when interest reaches 5  per cent. ;per, annum, principal is to  be   paid  in  equal   Instalments;  2. Obtain sanction of board to all  selections.  3,     Obtain .sanction of board to all  expenditures.  4. Decide upon his location and  system of acquiring before the expiration of five years after declaration of peace.  5. To keep insured all buildings  and  machinery.  G. To reside on land eight mouths, each year (unless having from  tho first made arrangements for deputy.) For first five years, after which  permanent residence, unless having  sanction   of  board   for  deputy.  7. Hg shall not sell or otherwise  dispose of any part of land until a  resident Cor ton years, and then only  to  a  veteran,   to   no  one  else,   until  after receiving a, clear title to property. This does not apply to small  holder only in casesof extreme hardship. Board to use own discretion.  8.     1-ie is expected to in every way  co-operate with his comrade.  Widows ami  Orphans.  1. Widows of British Columbia  shall be given a free grant of -1G0  acres of, first class lands., They will  choose their own land. Said widows-  shall not sell or otherwise dispose of  this land until ten years after receiving it, and then only on sanction  of board.  2. Orphans of British Columbian  soldiers shall be given a free grant  of eighty acres of first class land,  chosen by tho mother or guardians,  but shall not sell or otherwise dispose of said-land unitl'25 years of  age, aud then only by sanction of  Don rci.  War widows from other parts of  the British IGmniru shall bo entitled  to all the rights and privileges of  the return soldier.  ������i.  i  .Prices quoted In this advertisement automatically cancel all previous lists.  Can  They arc lhe lowest for genuine liquors���������true to brand, strength and quality���������quoted in Canada.  -.KKMEMKEK���������Kven at these prices. Gold Seal Limited stands back of its goods.    You know where to find us.  you say as much of some firms that arc offering: you  liquors today?  Gold Seal is not a mushroom "mail order" house that sprung- up yesterday.    It has for over twenty years been doing:  business here under a federal charter.  Our Prices are not F. 0. B. at some far away point.    They include all charges prepaid���������the goods delivered to-your  door or nearest station.  We never substitute  We give full  Price    Net  Per      Case  Bottle Price  SCOTCH WHISKY���������ttULK  Mcintosh's   Old  Sanderson's   Old  Watson's No. 10 Dundee  $8.00 ������30.00  Wm. Teachers & Son Old Glenlivet  8.00    80.00  1-Gal Jug  Dundee   Scotch    $ 9.00  Private  Stock     "Mountain     Dew"���������16    ���������  ���������   years  old;   usdoubtedly    one     of  the    finest     Scotch  Whiskies imported  to this country;  a favorite for 75  years    i     14.50  Old Kilmarnock; popular for many years; excellent      14.50  Caledonian   Reserve   Liqueur;   aged  for  years   in  sherry  casks;   a.   mild.' mellow old  whisky;   wonderful  flavor.  The   best obtainable  from   this  famous  line        .14.00  White   Horse   Cellar���������A   famous   old   brand;   liqueur   ....     13."30  Peter   D-iwsoivs   ''Perfection''���������A   very   fine   old   liqueur  whisky         13.00  Teacher's   Highland  Cream���������A   favorite;   standard      12.50  Sanderson's "Glenleith"���������10 years old Iolay Malt      12.50  "Mountain   Dew"���������Tlie most popular  Scotch  Whisky in  Western  Canada;   very  fine  -     12.00  "House of Parliament"���������S.   Henderson &  Co., ten years  old, very uniform  quality and   flavor   _..     11.00  Usher's   "0.   V.   G.':���������An  old vatted     Glenlivet     Scotch,  popular        12.50  Cold Bond Oid Scotch  Whisky���������L4 years in wood. Wonderful   old   whisky;   exceptional   value         13.00  RYE WHISKY���������BULK  IT.   Corby,   35   U.   P.   Old  Rye   6.00  "Limited   Reserve'' Liqueur Rye  '.  8.00  "Three   Seal"���������9-year-old;   very   fine   and   special   blend 7.50  "Private   Stock"���������Special   Liqueur     7.75  Goderham  &  Wort's  Special;   standard  all  over  Canada 8.00 .  B. C. Special���������11 years in oak;  limited quantity   9.00  Pure   Canadian   Malt   White   Whisky     7.00  Gooderham &  Worts'  8-year-old special    shipment;     very  fine  7.25  Jos. ID. Seagram's "Waterloo" 30 U. P 1  C.50  Walker's   Canadian   Club     8.50  Walker's  Imperial    8.00  "Gold   Bond''  Canadian Rye 12   years  old;   oldest  and  best possible to obtain   8.00  Hiram   Walker's   Old   Canadian   Rye     7.00  ,   CAS HI) I'RAXDY  (A case consists of 12 quart bottles)  Gold   Seal   Three   Star���������Gold     Label;      very     old  Cognac   of  excellent   flavor   $2  Martin  &  Rogee Three Star���������Silver  Label     2  Delamarre  Extra  Special XXX   ;gold   label    3,  Henuessy's  Three  Star  Cognac    :  4  Lucien  Favard  XXX   Special  Mark  Cognac    3,  Marteil's  One Star Cognac;   limited  quantity    3.  Gold Bond XXX���������(L'Eau d'or);  large    oval quarts  Pale  Cognac     COGNAC BRANDY���������BULK  Meeukow  XXXX Old  Vintage Cognac :.........  Ph.   Richard's   Cognac  V.   S.   O.   P.   Gold  Seal  Old XXX  Brandy .........  50 .$25.00  25 22.50  30.00  45.00  35.00  42.00  00  .00  50  75  J.75     37.50  1-Gal  Jug  ....,..$13.00     10.00      11.00  measure We give full count  Rizatt's   Old   Private   Stock���������Special   vintage   1878       15.50  Rizatt's   XXX   Old   Pale   Cognac    '."    9.50  "Gold Bond"  Fine. Old French  Cognac Brandy;   special....  12.00  Bottle  Price  Per Case  CASED RYE WHISKY Price Net  "Three Seal Rye"���������Nine years    old.    For    many  years a-standard on the .Western Canada market  Aged  in Avarehouse in  oak casks;   a registered  brand;   large white Imperial oval  quart bottles $2.25 $24.00  "Three Seal Rye"���������Nine years old;  in ordinary  round bottles, very fine;  limited stock   1.75 ��������� 18.00  "Limited Reserve"���������Rare Old   Liqueur  Rye;   large  '     white   oval   qaurt   bottles;   extraordinary   quality 2.75    27.50  "Gold   Seal  Special"���������Eight years    old;     ordinary  bottles;   standard   value      1.50    10.00  "Gold Seal" Canadian Malt White Whisky ���������Ordinary  bottles     1.75     18.00  Jesse Moore Old  Bourbon Whisky  (A.A.)���������Genuine  importation.   Special   price      1.75    19.00  "Gold Bond" Canadian Rye���������12 years ild; Imperial oval auarts. wonderful whisky  3.00    30.00  Corby's   Old   Rye       1.40    14.00  Hiram   Walker's      (very   famous)      1.50     15.00  Gooderham   &   Worts'   ...'. '.   1.50     15.00  Gooderham  & Worts'   (Special)     1.05    17.00  DISTI LLERY  S'OTTLLNG  "B. C. Special"���������Excellent old rye;  oldest distillery  bottling;   limited   supply    r ,  2.25    22.00  "Canadian   Club'-'���������Hiram   Walker's;   very   famous 2.25    22.00  "Imperial" Hiram   Walker's   '.   1.90     18.00  Gooderham &  Worts'  "Special"-'   '  2.15    19.00  Gooderham   &   Worts'   Ordinary      1.85     17.0O  Joseph   Sec-gram's   No.   S3    ���������  2.10    19.00  B.   C.   Ordinarv���������Full   strength   and   flavor;     until  sold      2.00     20.00  CASED SCOTCH  WHISKY  (A case consists of 12 quart bottles)  Young's  Gold  Medal   (M  .D.):   very'old'  Highland        ""*  Scotch     1-85    19.00  Mcintosh's   Old   Perfection     2.00    22.00  Mackies' Old Islay Scotch;  ordinary bottles   2.00    24.00  J. McPherson's Extra Special Highland Scotch   2.25    27.00  "Sanderson's Mountain Dew"���������Iir ordinary round  bottles;   most   popular  and   reliable     brand     of  Standard   Scotch   Whisky  imported    j....    2.25    27.00  Duncan -Mcintosh   (Dundee),   large     oval     quarts;  famous  ,  3.50    37.00  "D. C. L."���������Controlling Burns, Laird &. Co., Old  Scottish   Baird,   in   imperial   oval   quart   bottles;  very   fine    r   3.50    -10.00  Andrew Usher's Special "0. V. G."���������In Imperial  oval quarts. Direct importation; limited quantity;   wonderful  value    4.00    45.00  "Black and    White''���������Buchanan's,     most    popular  line in the world;   wonderful   flavor and  quality 3.25    32.50  Buchanan's   "Red   Seal"  3.00    30.00  Bulloch, Lade & Co.���������Distillers of Finest Highland   Malt   Whiskies���������White   label   standard   of  all   brands -  3.00    30.00  Red Label���������Very fine, 20 years in wood  3.25    32.50  Gold   Label���������Limited   quantity;   purest  and  oldest 8.75    37.50  WARNING  "Vc   do   not,  substitute.    Be  ���������I'-irel'iil of deceptive'   advertising. Many firms are olfer-  h\g liquors who can not supply   Lhe   brands  quoted,   but  will .send you very    inferior  grades.  Do not send  money  ���������to outside firms  unless you  !;ow  vv'k)  they  are.     Many  ���������.::;���������<>;���������('���������; have been very bad-  'v Treated.  We do not^charge f or War Tax, Keg or Pac  kage.  All prices are quoted delivered to your door  We Pay All Express Charges Right to You  Write for New and Complete Price List  NOTE���������On -all above brands  deduct on orders when  all goods are shipped at  one  time only.  Three bottles or more���������15^  each bottle.  Six bottles or more���������25^  each bottle.  Twelve bottles    or    more���������  Case price net, no deduction.  (One kind or assorted)  We DO  NOT  SUBSTITUTE  Calgary, Alta.    137 Water St. Vancouver.  m  M*  -nnr������.J.j i.  i-iii   .jih"���������*������������������-��������������������������� ���������!������������������>" ���������' If>,JMi!i.". :'<V-1.gtW'jBgWQ.'Jff'ljW'iFrit I '"  fo  *r*"*   rl'R'ROTR'PO'P'^  P^T.   AfmOTSFORD,  B.  C  "SOS  iSi^^  mrffiHMiififf.iMUW'ITOIW(gra,wgw''^^  B^iir^pMwwm^^.rMHa*^^  otsro  istnct  one magnificently in sending  ier sons to fight  e-freedom an<  ire an  s  01  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. P. Green, killed.  Chas. Wooler,  (Killed)  A.  Witchell   (Killed)  M. Mallalue (Killed)  R. Hughes (Killed)  H. Green (Killed)  0. Kidwell, killed.  John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C. T. McPhee  (RTd>  Geo. Knox,, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wni. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)  D. Campbell,   (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  Sid Montgomery (Killed)  J. L. Sansoin, (Returned)  Joe Mathers (Killed)  Arthur Croke,  (Prisoner)  E. A. Chapman (Killed).  T. M. Hutton, .Killed) M. M.  Stanley Attwood (Killed)  A. C. Dudden (Shell Shock)  M. W. Copeland (Gassed) M.(  A. P. Plumefelt (Killed)  Robert Gillen (Wounded)  G. N. Gillett (returned)  . G. Gough (Gassed)  A. Healey (Returned)  C. Hulton-Harrop, M. C.  Fred Knox (Wounded)  P. D. McLagan (Killed)  J. C. Parton (Killed)  A. Pegram, (Wounded)  Maj. B. Pottinger (Killed)  B. W. Suthern (Pris. of War)  Walker Wallace (Wounded)  J. Welch (Died of Wounds)  Percy Wilson, (Returned)  Manlius Zeigler (Returned)  Wm. Hunt (killed)  Joe. Willet (wounded)  A. G. Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  H. Arnold.  F. Beale.  Steve Beebe  G. Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed-Barrett.  J. Bquslield.  W. Bowman.  Wm. Bonar  A. A. P. Callan.  J. H. Campbell   .  W. Campbell-.   .  ,���������  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain.  Alex. Chislioim  Fred Colbourne  T. Davis.  T. Donnelly.  J. Downie.  Paul Dutase  Andy Ellwood.  Wm. Evans  Norman Evans  Geo. Fadden  A. A. Fermour.  J. Fermor  S. Finch.  J. Fraser,  Clarence Gazley.  D. Geddes.  E. B. de la Giroday  II. Gordon.  I-L  Grimley.  J. Hands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Hicks.  O. Hicks.  Robt.  Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  Ed Hunt  j I. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  S. Knott.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird. .  .  Geo. E. Leary  Roy Mains  Louis Di Lalli (wounded)  David Mathers  T. Mawson.  Frank McCallum  < J. McCormack.  . Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGiliivray  H. McKinnon  Wm. Mclntyre  Matt Nelson.  Peter Pearson.  T. Perks. ���������  R.' Peters.  T. Porter ������.  S. Ramsay  John Rhodes,  M. Rhodes.  N. Rucker ]  Geo. Sharp.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  John Sinclair.  R. Smart.  T.Smeeton.  H. D. Straiton  A. Teng.  W. W. Thaw  T. Usher.  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters  Thos. Walters  Andrew Wells  A. Williams.  J. 0. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Warren Welch ���������    ���������  are we, who are left behind, going to contribute  the Canadian Patriotic r und, as our share,  e sacrifice o  rseas Service.  or en  ive a monthly subscription.  J^^p^^p^^^f'PiiP^^^^^  ^^spg������g^^^^^^(<p^^^  mmmfflwyn&zzGTTn^^  ���������V. ^������S ������������������'*V#1  8  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFO&D, B. C.  *tf*'&marI***'e*'+ntT*'T*Klf������mitr*nmfr*  ggggsass-sggagcm.'amore^  PHILOSOPHY OI*' C'LAD.VUSS  The party who trios to carry out,  the "why worry" philosophy might  , get along nicely if there were hot'so  many people .in ,t,he world who hand  him something to worry about. Did  you ever notice bow many people  carry mental sandpaper around with  then*'' One who awakens to the  brightness and joy of life and the  inutility of worry is likely to get  a setback the first hour of 'conversion.'  Father was on the "don't worry"  wagon just, ono day, and fell 'jl'f' when  he met. a wild ancl \infained streetcar  conductor who wouldn't recognize  his transfer. Mother read "Polly-  . yanna'' and was converted to the  philosophy of Gladness, but. she got  little further than the frozen-smile  stage. Willie.came home from schoo:  the same afternoon with a bevy of  classmates, and they had a rough  house on her new rugs, ancl mother  swept the whole party out with a  broom; when she got the smile  straightened out again, father came  home and asked her what in time  she was grinning at. Oh, it's work,  this ignoring of the obvious!  There is a party within my daily  vision who has progressed" just far  enough in the philosophy of Gladness to wear a waxen smile, but his  soul remains arid and unawakoned;  you couldn't pry him away from two  bits with a chisel. These frozen-  face boys are rather hurting the cult  there is such a temptation to the  irritable to hit them with a custard '  pie, or something.  However, I am ��������� going to try this  doctrine of Gladness as soon as they  get the taxes down, end the war, quit  making civic improvemests in my district and clear the neighborhood of  cats.. I dos't want to fall down on it  if I can get the track cleared of the  usual and regular obstacles to good  humor I might be pretty happy for  perhaps two or three days.  !Wf-?l  i  iwamrmjca ranr-irn 7. rtaw  K^  m^WT^TT^'^W       for  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It has a pleasing  flavor'.  It is tobacco scientifically   prepared  tisiaction wil  lek  |r^S  A  oe  man s use.  Mgtti;m������������vaairarcnmvw:T^iiai.!^)ci.3iuiSBa������rjcn  ���������jJlimJ.WWffWLI1l^iMail^  tho Hatzic Assn. and the Doukho-  bors' and it is expected that ciuitc a  tonnage will bo contracted for on the  hush, Pickers will be sent here from  ibo' .���������'.'osikhobor colonic;;! to harvest  fruit. Providing tlie price is right,  the advantage of having his crop pick  ed d'iring these. ch;;,s of labor shortage, is quite obvious and it is needless to say that Lhe average grower  will be partial, Lo having all or part  of his crop handled in this way.  f. H, JONES  Funeral Director  >u> *  Be A Booster  X1  k  hi  ACJTCXT FOR HEADSTONES.  Phone Connection. Micron City |  Action-is the essence of the contract these days/ Action  means speed. We see it every day in the steady increase  in the number of. motor, cars in use. People want to  move quickly, to settle.matters promptly.  All the more should the telephone be appreciated.  Nothing is more satisfactory for it delivers the message  and returns the answer immediately. The motor may be  quick, but theh telephone is much quicker.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  Dukes Want Raspberries.  Stating that they  will  require  in  the neighborhood of 100 tons of rasp  berries to fill thei requirements for  this year, is the word that has been  received by the secretary of the Hatzic Fruit Growers' Assn. form the  Dukohobors at Brilliant, B. C., who  operate the Kootenay-Columbia jam  factory. The Douks will buy in the  pail or contract on the bush and are  anxious to get a slice of the Hatzic  raspberry crop under any conditions.  Negotiations are under way between  Do you know there's lots of people  ���������Sittin' round in every town,  Growling like a- broody chicken  Knockin' every good  thing down?  Don't you be that kind of grouch,-  Cause they ain't no use on earth,  You just be a booster rooster,  Crow and boost, for all your worth.  If your town needs boostin', boost it,  Don't hold back ancl wait to see  If some other fellow's willin'���������  Sail right in, this country's free,  No cue's got. a mortgage on it,  It's just, yours as muc has his;  If your town is shy on boosters,  You get in Lhe boostin'  biz.  [f things just don't seem to suit you,  A.nd Lhe world seemo kinder wrong,  YVhar's the) matter with a boostin'  Just Lo help the. thing along.  'Cause if things should stop agoin'  ���������  We'd be in a sorry plight,  You   just  keep   LliaL  horn  a-bioin'���������  Boost'er up with all your might.  If you know some fellow's failin's  Just forgot  'em,  cause you know  That the same chap's got some good  points,  Them's the ones you want to show  "Cast your loves out on the waters,  <   They'll come back,1' a saying true,  JViebbc,  too,  they'l come  back  "buttered''  When some feller boosts for you.  jfc '���������Mf"ii"'.'E'"   w^ms*  *fi������  ~^  We are free to wish all the  peoples of the earth a final  place in the sun, where peace  and prosperity shall reign together, but as to the place suitable for the kaiser, well���������As  You Like It.  I  to the Store the number taken off Malkin's  Tea Packages before the end of March, as  by that time we expect to have the tea all  sold. You may be the lucky person. The  number is still in the sealed envelope which  will not be opened until Tuesday, April lst.<  CAS'iA&A  e  income    " ~v ��������� ���������" ~~  Are  Returns must be filed on or before 31st March  THE Dominion Income War Tax Act requires you to fill in une or more of  the five special Forms provided before 31st March,-1918. In order to  assist the public to understand just what is required of them, information  on each Form is given below. Read carefully, then get three copies of the  form that fits your case and fill them in. Answer all questions fully and  accurately. For making false statements, a penalty of $19.;0$������ or S3X months'  imprisoEitfuefft,, or fe������'i2iP is provided-  Individuals.���������All persons unmarried, and all widows or widowers without dependent children;  whose income is $1500 a year or more, must fill in Form Tl. All other persons whose income is  $3000 or more, use the same Form. Whc-������ a-ay income is derived from dividends, list amounts  received from Canadian and Foreign securities separately. Fill in pages 1, 2 and 3 only. Do not  mark on page 4. Partnerships, as such need not hie returns, but the individuals forming the partnerships must.  Corporations and Joint S'iock CowsarBSCS, no matter how created or organized, shall pay the  normal tax on income exceeding $3000. Use "Form T2���������giving particulars of income. Also  attach a financial statement.. Under Deductions, show in detail amounts paid to Patriotic Fund  and Canadian Red Cross or ether approved War .Funds.  Trustees, Executors, AdmtoJsr.Tatcr's of? Sscr'-^s aref'' Assignees use Form T3. Full particulars  of the distribution of income from all estates'handled must be shown as well as details of amounts  distributed.    A separate Form nvast be filled in for each estate.  Employers must use Form T4 to give names and amounts of salaries, bonuses, commissions and  other remuneration paid to s.ll employees durL-.^ 1917 where such remuneration amounted in the  aggregate to $1000 or over. ,,-���������     '  Corporation Lists of Shars'wSdevs.���������On Form T5 corporations shall give a statement of all  bonuses, and dividends paid to Shareholders;.redding in Canada during 1917 stating to whom paid,  and the amounts.  Figures in every case are to cover 1917 income���������al! Forms must be filed by 31st March.    For  neglect, a fine of $100 for each, day of deists'������ ir.v.y fcr: imposed.  In the case of Forms Tl and T2, keep one copy of the filled in Form and file the other two with  the Inspector of Taxation for your District.    In the case of To, T4 and TS, keep one copy and file  the other two, with the Commissioner of Taxation. Dept. of Finance, Ottawa.  Forms may be obtained from the! D'atiici inspectors off Taxation and from the Post*  masters at aSB leading centres. '  Se  ee me now a  b  nsurance  Postage must be paid on all letters  and documents forwarded by mail  lo Inspector of Taxation.  Department of Finance,  Ottawa, Canada  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  'A a     &'  Abbotsford  i sinm  iHWiaRiKiaaandntfKaBnMCBrxsiQBiniicncAft'.YL'V  a^wnitnw  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  A. G. McCANDLESSInspector of Taxation  Molsons Bank Building, Vancouver, B. C.  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON,  B   C.  r^,-^^^

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