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 ~S  '/  )C  ;  ' i. >  \_/si<rir-f<*fn*.ri4  ti  /  Vol. IV,, No. 21.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY? % MARCH 29, 1912 '    .  -������. _.  *#     ������ -   . "*   -���������_-, _ ^_.... ....  8        $1.00 PER YEAR  The .following is the result of the  election yesterday showing the Mc  Bride'(government to Have  a   very   large, majority;  DEWDNEY-"    _' /  , ' ,'       ' '   '  W.' J. 'Man&'om"/ Conservative   -      -v .'    J/IL'McNeice, Irid.,.Conservative   '-      -    ���������-. ... ..._  'NEW   AGRICULTURAL  .     GROUNDS.  ,  '   ,  ���������>v  t-  Royal Crown Soap, 7 bars for 25c  Garden Seeds, 3 packages for 5c  Ham, 17c per lb. Peaches, tin, 15c  No. 1 California canned Fruits  Peaches, Pears and Apricots 2  tins for 45c.  A nice assortment of Boys' Suits  have just arrived  towto*  ���������"������"',. ItT'iH1  ~J  VICTORIA- Censervatives :  h-lJi.i. R. McBride ���������-���������������������������'���������- -.."-1   >'.:I. B. Thomson  ��������� i   F." Davey,  ,��������� ,---.   F. W.r Behnsen,--  ..-'.   H.  C.  Brewster, Liberal      R. T. Elliott,- Liberal -   V. Midgely, Socialist t  '.'....'.     B. J. 'Perry, Independent    SAANICH- ,      ;.  Jon. D. JVT. Ebarta, .Conservative-  - W. No,ble, Liberal i   ISLANDS- s  Hcai. A. E:; McPhillip^ Con.     ;-- /--- '������������������  '.  P    Winch,' Independent       :    -1   NANAIMO-       .;.. ' -      ''  '    ,   *  A. * E.  Planta,  oCiiservative    /   ���������" ..  H: Shepherd," Liberal"���������--- ...'.,...,.".  ���������.  J. .Place, Sociali&t .'���������}������������������. -...'..   '.  NEWCASTLE-   ' ;     " '    .  R. B. Dier, Conservative    :  P." Williams,' Socialist    ......     '.  ESQUIMALT^I'  '" '    \   .  ''      '  . ''.-''''  John 'Jardih'e,-������C6'nservative       ��������� .��������� ��������� ��������� -������������������')  H.{D, irelm'cliei^'^cinservative.' ���������.--���������  .-������������������.��������� ���������.������������������'' -' -  R. H." Pooley^Cp^servative-.-���������'- < ���������'.������- ���������"������ :  M"���������B.<" JackaShr^HTberiil'���������* "-'--'-  G.   Oliver, ���������Soiciaust ; -.---   ----  - GO WIOHAN���������  W." H/1 Hay ward,'Conservative  A ('Herd, Liberal  - '-.-   ���������-     COMOXr-' '      '.      ���������   ���������      *  M. Manscih, Conservative    W.('W. -Lrfeaux, Socialilst   ������ -       - '   NEW WESTMINSTER���������  Thcis. Gifford, Conservative -   Ge.crge Kennedy, Liberal  '   YALE��������� ' ' '  Alex.   L,ucaiS,  Conservative   J., P. McCotnhel, Liberal  -   ROSSLAND���������  L. D. Taylcir, 'Liberal   :   L. A. Campbell," Conservative  , '   Geoi.  Casey,  Socialist      SLOGAN-*- '"      .  Wm.   Hunter,   Conservative     ...  Andrew  SHilland, Socialist     NELSON-^  Wm. R. McLean,  Conservative      Harry'- Wright, Independent    ,-'-- f   sArthur "Harrcid,   Socialist       ���������- :.    YMIR-        .  Jas.- H.( Schctfield, Conservative   v ���������'���������    R. P. Pettipfece;-Socialist    -������   COLUMBIA-    '' '  H. G. Parson,' Conservative      [  'H. E. Forsiter, Independent          /  DELTA-  Jolhn Oliver, Liiberal     .         P. J. McKenzie, 'Conservative      ... u   LILLOOET��������� ';  Stuart Henderson, Liberal ............     '   McDonald, Conservative      SKEENA-*  Wm. jVI?nson,  Conservative       W. H. Montgomery, Liberal  ,  ... ... ..  Alex Mianson, Liberal   ,   Dr.  Clayton,  Independent    - ,  CARIBOO-  J.chji A. Fraser, Conservative   ���������   Dr. M. CS-llahan, Conservative     ��������� t  :   John 'Holt, Liberal  .'    v   ��������� VANCOUVER-Conservatives      *  W, J. Bowser     l-<   C.JE. Tisdall -- --     '   G.| ;A. McGuire       ��������� i    (  ..  A. *H. B. McGowan     ���������ix. xi.   vvat-son  .........   .........   .........   ... ^-. ... ... .������������. ��������������������� ..  { VANCOUVER,  Liberals , ' -v  Maxwell Smith      ^. _. _   W. S. Cameron, ���������     t..   ������   (Continued on Page Four)  j88  !90  3^28  ' 254*7  2T375  2390  20.48  mi  662  '620  "392  176  343  108  ad  374  .621.  "373  JS86  The fifteen  acres, purchased  by&  the Agricultural Association to' the  east >of  the  school  should, be   a  profitable -nvestment to the "town  in'future.   It will guarantee, to tha "       ,  town  a^pleaaure resort for* many   ,  years to come, and, should be���������the ���������*  means of. attracting many to1 At>- .  bq'taf ord on h*igti' 'days' and 'holidays ,  The-amountto be paid-for the-f������f..'  '  teen .acres is soma $2000, "on eesy';  terms. s  ,       ,!''������������������.,     ������������������;  It is the   intention   to   form   a -  company and sell Bhares, in  fact:  shares; <are being sold  now.   This   ,    -  will make the necessary,- payment  and help ,to pftc the  grounds in   '  -  i-hape. = No jdoubt    the;   provincial    ���������  !J3|vernmefl,t.wiirg,ve assistance in  Che   maittea*   of    a   mew   building.'  Such'Jhas been done in .the province  and  there  is no   reason   why Abbotsford (Bhouli .be  an  exception.  The .shares, are placed at $5.00.  The Sumas council h-aB promisect  $10;0   this  year; ^At   this     couno/il  meeting Matsqui  council  will   undoubtedly  give , a, like   amount.   '  The provincial government,will b^';  aalced ito'assist.   Last year the ciitr ' -  izens .financed'the a(fair and oami,' '. ;  aiitelear of dehV.'* >riiVi".ron������ ������-'���������J������-' . '���������   .--  ...^.;,;wr ;..-;cVi;:s.^.^Ui: :..:.^^^^] ^^lear^f^delit^hJs'year promk^'^���������/-*���������,   ;��������� --, ..,.. -.' -- ..���������-^::. ..iii .     "f2f ' &?L ^'^J1^1^��������� ^Cter;exiiiJbiUo,]A^ai-,,'l;j?'-' r  ' '   -    '      .���������-,-'.' y ������������������ '���������'.'--.*^. -f���������V There ��������� will b'emoiV fin'ahces,   ' V->V''������;'.'' /  ' ^9'  , 102  ������08  379'  16I0  385  423  218  168  336  ,85  ,283  .159  s$b  190  177  ���������PASSED  QUIETLY*AWAY.'  *  .492  117  tt  1^8  176  527  45  7*9  649  218  . 442*  83  &  38  22  5109  O067  sy>9  ���������o02?  *001  2������66  .272 J  Oa ^atuirctay last the funeral of  the late W. J. Giilen took place to  the ,Mu,sseiwhite cemetery followed  by .friends and acquaintances. '  The ,deceased, who .-recently came  to ireaide near Abbotsford,' had,  been -ailing for aome time and pasa-  "d .atvay last Thursday. He was  ���������Trn en the norih of Ireland and  came;w,ith his family to Port Kells  -.bou,t>two years ago,' finally leaving there for Abboiaford about "a  year ago. ..  The ,dececsed was 44 years of age,"  leaves a widow, two giyls and  rliree tboys to mourn the loss of  father and husband. The bereaved family have the sympathy of  the- entire community in this, a  time .of sorrow arid. bereavement  _��������� _^--  W. p, T. U. MEETING   ��������� \m_  The W. C. T."U. heid their reg-  j!ar mee-ting on March 18. Mrs.-  Alder'in the chair. "Members present were Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. H.  Smith,'iMrs. Bedlow /Mrs. W. FaS-  den/and Mrs. Milsted-,'  Arrangements were made to prepare a petition to lay before the ���������  attorney-general asking that the  licensed houses in Abbotsford be  closed from 11 p. m. to 6 a. m.  during the six week days and remain closed on Sundays as a?  present.  The .ladies of the W. C. T. U. intend to have a not-ial afternoon  on April ioth, and invite all the  ladies of the town and district to -  be .present. A good programme is  being prepared. Singing, speaking  and ireading. Refreshments will be  served. The election of officers for  the ensuing year will take pfaca.  Everybody will be welcomed.  Go Ahead    Go Ahead     Go Ahead  "*,.,^_,Jl������lH!������rTO������l-wfl^",-mv������*,T,"7ffc������, ^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  t  n<T~rr  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  Published   every   Friday   by    the   Post  . ���������������'    Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the Interests of Abbotsford and"8UK ending dls-'  tr-lct.  Advertising: Rates made know- ti application.  UiQAI, ADVERTISING���������12 cents per  line for first insertion, and 8'centfi'a nno  for all subsequent oonsooitlve'lnHortlon.s.'  Our Shibtooletli���������Neither for nor agin'  the   Government. '  axasuasasssssssx:  SBSSSBSBBSStSat  FRIDAY,   MARCH 29,    1912  taaeem  Tho result aof the provincial elections, show that tho, Conservative party is returned with a larg  er'majority than ever���������there being  only two Socialists to oppose tho.  government. One ,of these is practically (an unknown man, while thc  other, has been in no ' House lor  several terms.' Not a Liberal was  elected, niany of them loosing their  deposits. I  i' '. i'   I. I v'm  The ,peiople of the province,n'aye  shown  that  they  are   in- favor ,of  progress and the question of railways |has been thoroughly-thought  nu iby the people, and. the decision  has 'been favorable for more, railways. , ,   ���������  Considerable ,has been said during  the   election   about   the ��������� Conaerv  ative  government   being   corrupt.  This {matter,   if   true',   will   rectify  itself during the next [four years;  and if  there  is   anything to it,, it  will  tell * its own' tale, but in  the  meantime'|the country is being, de-  \ eloped by railways.  Go 'Ahead    Go Ahead.    Go Ahead  AID TO THOROUGHBRED ;  '     STALLIONS ."   ''     ���������' ;  comply with the cond.tlJn3 imposed  byjthe Department.     ^  ,', Thc  conditions under  which   assistance /will be given are, as follows :  1. AH horses on account of which'  aid .is given by the Department  must bo registered in the Thorough'  bred' Stud Book of the Canadian  National Live Stock Records.  2. Horses-ishall be of good size,  quality and conformation and shall  be. free from, all hereditary unsoundness; /these conditions to be  ensured,'by'submission annually to  a .thorough;' icareful exam.ination  cither .at "the hands of the .veterinary .staff of the Depart, or other  persons as the'Minister may from  time' .to' time appoint for this purpose.  3. .Horses' |S0 approved shall be  d.uly  and' properly  advertised   to {jure  aiu" o'ur cc7urury.  During ray sojourn in that country  nine ,years ago I found the leading  men greatly exercised concerning the  threatened dismemberment , of their  country. Ostensibly for the .purpose  of, obtaining spheres ' of , commercial  influence,- Great Britain, France. Germany, ' Russia and Japan had , all  acquirod -.control of, 'Certain portions^  of "Chinese territory, and it scemW'  only a question _ of time when their  nation would disappear from the map  of the world. < ���������������  China owes her existence today,  ���������partly to the fact that' two of the  nggreslsve powers became involved  in war over a certain portion of her  territory. v ,  ,.  To realize ho\v far the absorption  of, that 'country'.ha'a extended, ,one  needed only to yisjt Hong Kong and ���������  see the formidable .fortification ' defending tho entrance to the harbor���������  the powerful fleet of battleships/tho  palace of the governor general and  the 5,000 trained, tf/sclplincd, veteran  (English) troops,' all under a foreign ���������  flag. Similar occupation could bo  observed  in  other parts  of the  cm-  The policy instituted in  1911  oy  the! department of agriculture with  . reference to  the*  granting   of   aid  under certain conditions, to owners  of thoroughbred stallions- is generally meeting with approval and  is accomplishng, un part at least,  the objects sought when the policy  was 'undertaken.- - Amongst   other  , things, owing to the rigid conditions ianp osed. it- is' 'enc'ourag^ua'g.  ,those maintaining really high'class  horses* and is serving, tto organize  . .the system of. breeding followed' in  the different * corhmunities ' where  the thoroughbred stallions are located, the stimulus : given " in-  this manner, to the use ofthe thoroughbred blood will, it "is believed  lead to 'an improvement 'in! the  light horse stock' of the country.  Thoroughbred stallions, i.f really  good individuals, may be expected  to' exert such an influence, nh .the  development 'of Canadian horses  for saddle and harness use,'as is  greatly needed and greatly, to  be  ' desired. The premium placed upon  quality, soundness; and prepotency  through'the'grants awarded by the  Department is serving to check the  use of unsuitable sires" and is pending to conserve a type of thor-r  oughbred, the utility of which is  beyond question.  While, as perhaps should be statn  od, it iis.not the intention,of the  Department to encourage the  breeding of thoroughbred horaeB  or do -develop *a .type in l������.ghit.  horses .approximating closely to1  that, of the thoroughbred, ^h'ere. is  no \ question but that a strong*  infusion of thoroughbred blood in  the light legged mares -of the;  country will be of inestimable val*  u'o in improving the quality pt the  stock ,got from' them by' stallions  of the various light harness breeds.  Believing himself to be justified  therefore, in further prosecuting  the policy begun last year, the  ^Honorable 'Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture, has authorized  the continuance of the .grant, to-  be available' for all thoroughbred.  stallions, standing for public serv-  ���������.ire, 'to be kept, at an annual serv-  ce 'fee, except in the case of thor-  .Mughbredi mares, of noit more than  jilO.OO 'to insure, such service fee to  become due and payable only when  ,mares .prove to  oeMiWoal. x  Any. persom, firm or corporation  owning or'controlling any thor-  ouughbred" stallion in regard to  which'all of'the conditions above  ���������j-et forth shall' have* been duly  and,properly fulfilled, shall on production of satisfactor ^.'evidence  .hereof and" of' the fact' that a  reasonable number of mares, other  Cham   thoroughbred   mares,   havej  i * * *       ���������  been iserve'd"cfuring the season, be  entitled to receive'at "the'close of  -���������ach such season the sum of $250  Jrom' .the funus'of the 'Live Stock'  .-.Jra  rich.  if;  in  the' event   of    a  horse dying or becoming .lhcap-  -.tcita.tect ior' service aunrig tyae  season, an approved substitute is  immediately placed in' the same  district,, the Minister niaiy, after  due  consideration' of  the   circum������  hey abhor tlie fifst .and it poss:  would always avoid the latter. Their  army now consists5 of, approximately  160,000 men, "and the government has  recently ibeen endeavoring to increase  this number to 350,000.  That great empire of 430,0Q0,000  people is now -'quaking like the  tremors : of the earth. -From, the  center to the remotest quarter of-that  vast 'territory a political convulsion  and ' revolution' is affecting all its  conditions and attracting the attention  of the world. .What will .be the result  ��������� how far reaching will be. its, in-'  fluerice, or ' to '.what extent it will  affect the400,000,000" of' the human  race.in other countries of -the orient,  it is impossible now to determine.  5EC3=  Now is the" proper time to; get a:bar-    -'./&  ,    .(<gain  in ��������� horse, blankets."' "'"'Selling-1 "in ���������" ' *&'  .order to ..clear out the. .winter ..stock  2 0 per cent Belowv Maifkeidl. Price  K  B' 'I  .    J.   KS  P.O. Box .45. ��������� \    " Abbotsford, B. C.  LIVERY AND R������ED STABLE  Having purchased the interest of Mr. D.  McKenzie lam prepared1 to-give, the,.'  best of  satisfaction 'as .to prices  and:. ���������  comfortable, rigs.'  - -Stables-open:.day-  night to do business.'       '   '   "  ' '  I solicit your patronge.  r\  h. Mckenzie, prop.  PARIS.   ���������   It-   is    learned.-, from'  an       authoritative       source    , rthat  Germany "is''negotiating'" with', Spain -  for the- acquisition' of territory'in Rio1  Munt, or Spanish Guinea,~where it- is  proposed ^to .establish warehouses and  factories.    Rio 'Muni   is   in   Western  stances, authorize the payment of ' Equatorial 'Africa,' between Kamerun  and the Muni river.    A German coiri-  the isubsidy above mentioned.  The ,necessary forms .will be fur-,  niahed on. application to the Vet-,  erihary Director General and Live  Stock Commissioner, Department of  Agriculture, Ottawa.  .fiENERAL  .will- be -sent  to   engage   in  to "Rio   Muni  topographical  War   Always   Unpopular   with    thc  i   Chinese but iii-y are a Bravo  '   ' 1'cople but  Nothing Can  Stop Resolution.  (Special Cable Service.)  In'some respeuti, China was to hie  the! most interesting" country I have  ever had the -pleasure of visiting. In  their ancient clyi-baation we find-much  that we could' adopt' with benefit,  and. 'still more that-has been obsolete  for! centuries.  Ages1 ago China passed through  some of the . experiences . that now  interest or agitate our people. The  [Controversies 'between capital and  labbr and the unequal distribution of  wealth ;,were .problems in- which they  were concerned thousands of years  ago.' 'As a race they have encouraged  industry,   art,  science  and  literature  mission  shortly  work.'  MADRID. ��������� Prim.������, Minister Ca-  nalejas denies the statement that  Spain ;Was about to sell,.her Guinea  colony to Germany or any other  .power. Pie added that Spain was  willing to use great moderation in  her negotiations. with France a;bout'  Spanish vested rights and interests  in Morocco.  GENERAL MILES  Compared with' some other people,  'their integrity hae been'proverbial.  " ''It;was,',my good fortune, in 1902, to  ���������have' 'tlie opportunity of seeing the  different sections of China, as well  as visiting the' ''principal cities of  Hong Kong, Canton, Tsiensin,  Pekin  and other important places. A marked  ice during the season of 1912, which\   contrast  is  noticeable' between   that  CANADA   FOB  MANUFACTURERS  ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. ��������� Hon. J.  G. Henderson, commissioner of '.industries of Hamilton, Ont,..declared  "Annexation sentiment in Canada is  absolutely nil," while addressing the  American . Hardware Manufacturers'  Ansociation conventionv on the subject, "Canada," the manufacturers' opportunity." ,   ,    "  "As a -budding nation our loyalty  is intense and .practical, and our position as one "of the leaders of the  Empire compels us to maintain our  tariff wall," he asserted.  The., speaker stated that Canada is  a firm believer in, the home market,  and that 'there was no possibility,,in  the very near future of any reduction  in duties-, levied v'on ' articles- manufactured .this-side of-the line. '  German   natural  historicoil   periodicals  are  calling attention to an  interesting change in .the habits of wild  rabbits,    especially" In   the   western  parts  of  Germany.    The  animals, in  question are giving up .their ancient  habit of   burrowing)  and  have  com-'  menced  in-great part to - imitate tlie  hares, which, -as is well known, nest  only above, ground.   The hares, themselves    were   once    burrowers,    and  gradually   went   through   the   same  change  in  habits   In   this  .particular  that appears to characterize the ,rab-  bits at the'present day ��������� at any rate  in   Germany;     In   woods   where   tho  undergrowth is thick, and which are  therefore   especially   suitable   to  the  rabbits,   they   find   hiding   places   in  plenty  for  their nests;  and  even In  open country,  unwooded  ��������� and the  rabbits 3eems to be taking more and  more to the open ��������� they take refuge  In  board-piles,  rubbish-heaps, brush-  piles,    brick-kilns,    drain-pipes,    and  flitches    that   are   overgrown    with  weeds.    The    female    makes    little  fortresses  for her young,  to protect  them from the, cannibaliflt4c. propensities, of the male; she lines the ne3t  warmly with fur from her own breast,  visits   them  secretly   at   night,   and  perhaps    suckles   them   once   more  during, the .24. hours;  but each time  that   she  leaves   them  she   carefully  piles    rubbish    before    the    opening  which leads to her defenseless family,  and   defiles   the   obstructions   with  ordure.'  y x  t  i  is apace  $ -  T '  *f,r-  f.:,:  JL-~-  i  X  t  T  T  T  Jf your Subscription to  the. Post is not ;paid?or\if  not already a Subscriber  ���������M^M^K^X^^Kt^S^K^  INSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  *  If  you are looking for a home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acreage or farm  property  *A  v.-  ,'CS  m  'i)V.I-  "'P  A -u (������X1L.IhH, *      <Jrt������S     \ii  LI  f  I  cA  ii  ^1  J>  R  .���������CI  "������88  ml  'ivf-T-1  I  Niirsery: Stock to Sell this Fa  ONE AND TWO YEAR OLD  APPLES-Gravensteiri.- .King pf::Tompkins,. Wealthy/"  Northern'Spy, Grimes Golden, Jonathan,' all  grafted on whole Franch Crab Apple Stock!'.  CRAB APPLES-Hysjop," late,  Have'also a* choice lot'of. Clark's-"Seedling and Maroon Strawberries" for ' sale  . at $5.00,per thousand:'   Raised on new beds  2 year-old 25c each  "1 year old 20c each  :// ctiJ > y m  D. H. NELSQK Prop.;.' Abbotsford, B..'d  Heralding the Redeemers  Birth, the  lto.se of Jericho is said to have r  Blossomed   First   on   Christmas Etc  One    of    tho    most    extraordinary  plants   in   the   world   is 'undoubtedly  that  known ��������� to .'botanists   as  anasta-  tiita,   commonly   called' tlie   "Resurrection   Pliant,"   or   occasionally .the  "Hose  of Jericho."    It is' an" annual,  inhabiting the Egyptian desert. \.lt is  so highly foygrometric that when fully,  developed     it    contracts , 'its-v'.rigid!  branches so  as "to  constitute, a^ball.  Exposed   then   to   the ���������-action^'of ">the;  w*nd,  it is blo^yn hither' and "thither"  toward   the sea,-when it is gathered  and   exported   to ' Europe;' ���������* -If,.' .then/  when apparently dead''and'''dried.'up,  ite   root  is   plunged'-Into'1 water,-'.the'  buds swell with new .life; /'the/.leavea  oi its calyx open,, the' .peta'ls'.'.unfold;'  tiie flower-stalk grows, arid'-'-the .fullblown flowers appeaT as -if: by j magic.  When removed from''-:the; water; the  plant returns, to its 'original' apparently  dead condition, until again'., placed ,'ih\  water ��������� hence its  title' of the "'.'Re-'  surreotion  Plant." ��������� -���������   n:,'V 7;--;;K"'.'"  There are many superstitious-'tales  concerning- this so-called'-'rose1, afloat-  in the East. It is said ���������to>Vha\'e'first  bloomed on Christmas' Eve;, and; continued to flower till'-'Easter, Vat'.its  birth heralding the ���������adyeht^bf the Redeemer,  and  immediately" 'before His  departure honouring. His resurrection.  TUsTSwT" upon" gratifying 7iT3 tasTo.Tor  ;raw'cockles and mussels-in vinegar;'  , and' one ' of' thc < woalthlcst noblemen  "in' tho land dinos chea.ply off a plate  ���������of soup and cdld beef and pickles, ex-  /cept when he is entertaining a friend..  ' ���������' But these peculiarities fade into in-,  ^significance beside the habits of'one  'English" statesman; who will frequent1'  .ly: eat five or six heavy courses* at'four  'o'clock in the morning, and then fast  till   tho  following  evening,   when   he  will dine in sumptuous style.  m  mm  *. u  i; ;>  m  SMALL   HEN  FLOCKS   BEST '" s|BS  It -is  pretty generally agreed  that,  so far as egg production is concerned,  the  amount  of  profit  realisable  per  head   depends   upon   the   number   of  birds   kept.   ' The   reason   is   that' up  to' a certain extent household scraps  go a long way to reduce the cost of  .fe'pdinf   hiit  beyond-that  limit  there  .arises the necessity to n������e purchased  food. - For instanpp. an amateur commences with half a dozen "hens,  and  'by careful- management  and  the- use  jof scraps-be reaps a moderate profit.  'Encouraged by .this result, he resolves  to double his  stock,.but the returns  no  lo^f/pr  show ' such -a  high'profit  per.   head,    because    the    household  scrpn?  have  to  be  divided ��������� among  a  larger   number   of   birds,   and   wore  food has to be bought.-- In- this  way.  the .small poultry-keeper often allows  amh'*'on. to, override   discretion,   for  whether  it  pays  better  in   the. long  ���������run to keep a dozen hens that give a  .s'inoii -profit ' per  head   than' halfi a  dozen giving one half more per head  .depends    ent'~ely    upon    the    snace  ���������available.     As   economic   production  .Is   the   basis   of   successful   poultry-  kpenfne.  the  flock  that can- be  kept  most cheaply is bound to be the most,  profitable.  ON'T think' that concrete "can be'used  .only  for building bridges, silos, walls  and walks; because if you do; you will-  probably, overlook all  the places where you.  'can use it now.  T.���������L. Irving, of North Georgetown, Quebec,  used concrete for 81 different purposes on his  farm in, 1911. " ,  There are probably at least a dozen profitable uses' for concrete'on your farm at.the present moment.  Perhaps you haven't thought of Concrete, except for a" new barn, or &* '"  silo, or some other big improvement for which you' aren't quite ready yet."1'/'1  That's why you should read ' " a;''  "What tfreFarmer Can Do With Concrete '?"-������������������  It will open your eyes to the hundreds of uses that other farmers have-  found for this material. In plain [language, and with the  aid of many photographs, it explains just .what these'uses'.'-;'  are, and how"they can be applied to your farm. ���������,- -j (1  Concrete can not only ibe used for all the purposes to ,  which wood has been applied, but. also'many others- for J  which  wood  would .never  be suitable. ��������� ' ,-.-;?t   ���������-.���������  It is not only a building material;, it'.? a,"'liandy!';inaj-.,j  -terial,  something that you'll grow to 'depend'upon'more'*'  and more,  as you learn it's possibilities.    - ���������/   jJC'ij  '..;'  r^^j.  So  write for,,this  book.    You'll', find'' It  Isn't a  catalogue,   nor  an" argument for  you  to' buy   our  cement.    Every one-of its 160' pages Is devoted to.  telling .you what farmers   have  done' and  can   do''  with  concrete.        , ��������� <  IT'S FREE FOR THE ASKING.  Tour name" on! a postal, or In a letter,  will- bring the -book to you by return  mall.    Or use the coupon.      Address  CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.  National Bank Building  MONTREAL  V/G-rto  B.Cte>Kf  ,KiU>  ���������i  "iV- '���������J.u..t'-m  Lots cleared anel graded!  ' 'Harry  AthSrtdn.''' Terms if TDesired!    Apply this-paper.'I  When Winter's Icy, Grip is Holding  thc   Canucks   'fight*   Brother   of  New Zealand is  Handing Us  the. Cheese. ;���������     \  The astounding "development" that  has taken place'In the. New Zealand  cheese Industry .(luring" the'last few  years Is but >as ' the "early, dawn of  the wonderful" day"'that 'is; opening,  before the New Zealand'dairy farmer.  During the latter half''of the ''past,  decade the Dominion of Canada' has  been steadily" reducing "her cheese  shipments to Britain,-, 'while' the  Dominion of New 'Zealand'has been'  equally and steadily'Increasing hers.  Since 1905 the supplies from across  the Atlantic have fallen*off'by-16,000  tons, those''from the' Southern Pacific;  have grown by 16,800 -tons.-;'   -  >.   ,.  The quality of New Zealand- cheese  has continuously hriproved; and those  who have not kept'in '������lose; touch.with  It will be surprised' at the advance  made in the last five years.. A .considerable quantity of it'already equals  for make and flavour, the best of the  Canadian production.  While Canada is bound in the icy  grip of winter New Zealand pastures  are full jof browsing cows . in the  flush of summer,' -and :so ��������� the.,vtw;o,  dominions can together ;fill;i. up  Britain's yearly supply without any  Interregnum.  ' .[;..-,  HoiueJ'3farlvot Ciiib'Ag-tiinv.t  lis Free  .   ;   '[-i������j������ortation/Into Americau  ..:"--'������������������ Tirai'liets.  -Especially      -.   ���������,  from Canada.  FOR SALE���������Purebred S. C._White  Leghorn Cockerels;, also ��������� purebred  barred. Plymouth Cockerels. A"p-  ply S-.M^TRETHE^EY, -P. O. Box  21, Abbotsford, B. C.-   I "- ������  ��������� Hliri'MillTI ������������������!Will IIIII"*"' '"~~TW  Vlatsqui   Hote  MISSIONCITY. B.C.'  ^S2Si  ' 7 his hotel makes a  specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.     Comfortable   sitting-  room and   best  of  hotel service  Cuisine. Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50to$2 per day  CKAS. E. BeWITT, Proprietor  Weird Meals r ,   \  There are.many eccentric eaters in  our midst, but not. all ��������� of. them allow  their eccentricities to- became known.  At- one of the' most aristocratic clubs  In London, (England), however, a certain duke-: may frequently ,be seen  lunching-: on ..oatmeal. porridgerand  \yepc.\Q, _whjle.^j. .^isll-knp^vn MZtPJ.]}.^  ������������������ (Special Cable Service.) '���������  BOSTON.-��������� Just before adjouni-  mont of its meeting - here, the  [Tome Market Glub -went on record as  against the free importation of wood  pulp and..print paper from Canada,  and the possibility of the extension of  this policy-to other pulp and paper  exporting countries. The resolution,  which was adopted unanimously, was  as follows:  "Whereas, wood pulp and print  paper have been placed on the free  list so far as Canada is concerned,  notwithstanding that the expected  concessions on the part of Canada  have been denied us, and whereas ue-'  mauds are now being made under the  favored nation claiu-c by all paper ox-  porting countries for the same tariff  privileges which have been extended  to Canada:  "Be   it. resolved,   that   we,  protest  against this unjust-treatment of American   paper  manufacturers  and' re-'  spectfuly petitipn Congress to repeal  this legislation." .,  '." Secretary Marvin*, after the adoption  of the resolution, pointed out that in  1906; and' 1907 tlie' paper., producing  countries of .-.Europe,-held* by. Norway,  G erin a ny, th e . Ne th or 1 ands, A us trla  and Great Britain, had a surplus for  export amounting to $337,127,000, or  nearly twice; as large as the entire  paper .-and wood pulp production of  the United States.  Reliable men with aellixig -ability  and some knowledge of thvi lruic  business or Nursery Stock, to le-  present us'in British Columbia a?  local and .general agents.  Liberal inducement������ and permanent position for the right men.  Write "for   full  particulars.  STONES. WELMTON  The Fontliill Nurseries.  By scientific breeding we have  developed two ��������� distindt and  practically unrelated strains 6  our* Snow "S. C. W.'White  ��������� Leghorns. These ' have, all  been developed from, our original two unrelated families of  (g birds by the most. careful selection   and'correct' breeding."  'We are ready to book any order, large"or small.'t  Proprietors  ,/AMhtj)rtl,4B.iC.  a������Bffbmswwwiwaiw^^  J;  . MV flMin-Mrtgl I  I  * ;u  TORONTO,  (Established 2S37)  Ontario  A Duo-linn ..Si'iow.  The manager of a well-known touring, company wired to the proiuictor'  of'a: theatre in, a small town when?  i.".a conipajiy  v/aa to; appear: ���������  "Would like to hold a rehearsal at  your, theatre' at throe o'clock to-morrow afterhoon. Have your .'s-Uig(v  '.xumr sor,.. stage carpen ter,, acsisUint,  ���������*a%c carpenter,  properly   man,  chief'  o:!t!-ici������n, and  all   stage -hands-pre-  ;:nt   ororopUy  at   that,  hcur."'-  Th'.'oe.hcurs  later he  received  the.'  .'olic-.'ing   reply:���������       ���������''-.;���������  , "A i I rlgh t.   He wl31 bo. th ore."  WANTED ��������� Fruit growers and farmers to  grow stringless beans and sweet corn. In  order to insure the right" variety ' "being  grown for canning purposes, we have a  snpplyof seed on sale at the factory. Apply immediately.  \1'  a^vyuimwmtartn  fmmmmm  "l" .'y^'WJiHFMWWinmyi ���������V,'  ���������A,  .Tf  v..  V  ;iLBERNIES   ARE  ASKING  j'     FOR THE POST.  ,'<  ���������VNear Western Terminus  of  .v.adian   nghway   Eager    to  ?:'  Road   Stop    Within   Their  I'.ders.  :.ikeen interest taken" in the  '"'g of the first post of the  fan ^Highway by, the residents  \ "west coasc of Vancouver  lis demonstrated by the riv-  iiown by the towns of Al-  ,and Port' Alberni, both of  are making strenuous efforts  ,e the post located within  .imits. On Frida-;. afternoon  bug |iio;i'K:tiv;ion ot AijDerni  cpresenlting the residents of  d-towns and   districts   wait-  vincial interests in foreshore rights.  Obtained recognition of Dominion .Government to right to exercise control of fislieri.es in territorial waters.  Rights of settlers in E. & N. railway belit secured.  Business   credit    increased    one-  mndred-fold.  Deficits changed to surpluses.  Revenue increased from $3,000,-  000 to $10,500,000.  $1,000,000 overdraught in the oana.  to about $9,000,000 cash on' hand.'  Business confidence re-established. ,  Political turmoil and unrest eliminated.  Political solidarity and financial  prosperity substituted.  Interest on public debt complete-  Office  of  Superintendent of  Institutes,  Department of  Agriculture, ���������  Victoria, March 19,  1912  To /the  To the Secretaries 61 Parmer's  Institute's in British Columbia.  The British Columbi'a Department of Agriculture, with the assist  ance >of the .Hon. the (Sliniater of  Agriculture for the Dominion, offers  for  1912,   priz2s   for   fields   of  j(u'President W. J. Kerr and   ly wipe dout;  y    W.   P.   Luce,   in     New  the   claims   of   their   dis-  jeakers for the delagation  .essrs. L. B. Vandecar, P. B.  ,3car, J. G. Cleary  and  P. R  .-,These  gentlemen   support-  air arguments for the plant-  ^flthe  post  in  the  old. town  'ojducing maps and  diagrams  ug to  show that ��������� this  would  -   j   the   advantage   of   tourists  travellers.      Particular   stress  :.(aid on the fact that the old  ,'' of  Atberni  ia   on   the. mam  Way,  and  that   a    number   of  7;oads radiate from this point,  vil'jPort Alberni is the  termin  Taxation materially reduced.  Lster, and urged upon these \    Taxation   commission   appointed,  resulting in important recommendations.  Dyking schemes in Fraser Valley  reorganized oh sound financial basis*. ^mm  Inspection and  control of  Trust  Jompanies.  Railway expansion and the development of- the vast resources of  ji'.'tish Columbia,  Campaign) of good roads to help  the farmer, settler and  tourist.  ,   Opening the eyes of British Cap-  .ta'iists   io   the   advantages   of   investments in British Columbia.  Placing British  Columbia's creuit  on }t-h'e   highest   standard.   Stable  ;(the road, .'two  miles distant I laws  and   their   administration.   ���������  '��������� uberni  -attractive points, whicn can  >������������������������ * by roaCi from the old  (Atbcrni   include   Spjcfoatt  re Premier 'McBride, and  y other well kno.wn business  A^e camping homes; and the  Tfial .park,   a     beauty    pre-  .-   .r���������'l)ontaining 214 square  miles  :'aa been described, as  eclip-  j'ellowatone Park in natural  ,'ur.  - 'VtCanadian    Highway    from  ���������r" fop, to Alberni is in first-class  f.ion at the present timei, and  /:*';;iil be still further improved  .'v|;.> expenditure of $75,000, this  j^-jia.viiig'  been, provided  for  8i  W/f'dtimsctea  of   the   department  i'. ^'olic works  ���������7 Making the run from' Alberni  ���������iiaimu on the way to West-  , ������'er, Mr. Cleary covered the  V^ncl in two hours and thirty  '.'."fes, without using skid chains.  /,4ys this is not an unusual time  '.'iis journey at this time of the  ::j"| members   of   the   Canadian  , ^vay Association in Port Al-  ...have been in correspondence  ��������� President l������efr regarding the  .Mng of thej po)st, and they  Adduced many arguments why  eremony tfnould be performed"  '|.jLr city. Iaa not likely ...that  ���������will Ocj satfied to carry on  i ^'campaign^ e:irely by corres-  \;ence now^iat the advocates  he old tov. have made   a spec  //trip to theieadquarters of the.  '^hadian IJhway Association for  ' ���������������,pui*p(3 of urging their claims  'perei.  \S of the powerful  facts re-  ihg the, nine years- record of  pe' McBride   Adruinisfcrjation.  Good government on party lines.  An-., jadminiigtrajtion    .without    a  uigle .scandal.  Recognition 'of  "Better   Terms"  Kured  from  ihe   Dominion,   and  : yfld,000 in actual cash.  /ecures agreement  of  Dominion  overnment   to   appoin   tment   of  ^mmiss^ii on "Better TermB."  .IdeinVnt a{ outstanding differ-  :������s ,with Canadian Pacific. Rail-  y with net: cash balance .of $760,-  in favor of the province and 75  ea of rail'way to be constructed.  ���������ojttlljeimen t roi   Songlueea  .Indian  ".serve, Victoria.  : ,3acognition (by   Prime   Mito^isiter  .  Canada   of  position   of   Biritish  olumbia o.n Asiratic question.  Transfer oi administration of wat  efl rights in Doruinion railway^, belt  Province.  Recognition! 'b.y Doruinion of Pror  Asheroft Journal.  The finest display of millinery  ever ishown in this locality, may bo  t.een at DesErisay's millinery rooms'.  Dozens of ladies have called, admired, purchased and gone away  happy. The styles are the very  latest, <and prices fully 25 percent  below those of the city. As a big  rush will be on for Easter,' we  would advise all to call early so  as oiot  to  be   disappointed.  BEAUTIFY MISSION CITY  What are the people of Mission  City doing to make the town more  beautiful? ,    '.  - "  At 'the present time the principal  business street of tlie town is being brought up to ,a grade, as  well as the cutting down of Grand  Avenue. It is common knowledge  that the government are to have  Washington Street one of thei finest streets of any small town m  the. province.. Other streets are to  be opened up and sidewalks- are lo  be built. All this will help, but the  work of beautifying the town lies  with the individual property-holder. /These (beautiful spring- days  are just the kind that .entices one  to plan for "the summer and future. Beautiful homes have a mon-  etery .value as well' as being a  ���������'joy forever."  There is going to be "Something  doing" in Mission Ci-cy when the  tram line come3 here and if the  town appeals to visitors there is  every chance that the town will  grow. A'll are after the man who  is home-seeking and has -money,  but he wants to settle where it  looks nice and comfortable. ���������Tis  said that cleanliness is next to go'd-  liness, b,ut how is the back yard?  A Victoria visitor to New; Westminster, the other'dey has the following- to say:  "There is one thing I miss here,  though,", continued Mr. Thiom;as,  "and that is flower beds in the  front of the residences. The< people here have a fine chance to  improve along this line, it is some-  King that has materially helped  Victoria in being such a beautiful  ;ity. But for thus I have nothing  to say whatever against what you  sail ;,the Royal City apd J< .,a^n;  greatly impressed with the outlook'you have for the future."  t  Go $.hea.d  Go Ahead  xu^j.1���������LLuasrsa  Go Ahead  grain,  potatoes,  corn,  field  roots  an 1 fodder crops.  These; competitions are to be. organized by the Provincial Depart-.  meat .of Agriculture, and conducted under the auspices of the Farmer's Institutes, and ������aoh Institute'  may provide competitions for not  more 'than two kinds of crops. Com  pe-titorsi will be allowed 'oW entry  in only one Inatit;ut������, 'and fields entered must lie witinn the area governed  by  J.hat Institute.  Notifiactio'n'- of competitions proposed, with crops selected, .must  be forwarded ,to the Department  of Agriculture, in Victoria, not'later than May 15th. Ten bona'fide',  entries must appear fou- 'oach coir  pe.tition, and an entry fee of nd"t  less, than 50c anil not more tha;  $1.00 will be required.  In each competition aiot less than'  $75.00 .must be offered ii,n. cash prises: First $20.00, Second iKlo.OO  Th'r  $12.00 with prizes for a very addif-  .cnal five ontoric3 over '.,ei:r a3 fo'  T":   F-.-.rt'h    $10.00,' Fifth   $18.00.,  Sixth $6.00, Seventh  $4.00.   Of th:  amount $60.00 will  be  paid  by th  Province, the remaining $15.00, partially  defrayed  by entry   fees,   to-  be contributed by .the Institute.  The British Columbia Department of Agriculture, at its expense,  will furnish judges, but where necessary the Institute must furnish  a non-interested guide to tho^uuii  try.  Further .regulations governing  .the competition Avillbe forwarded  later:  WM. E. SCOTT,  Deputy  Minister,  and  Superinten  dont of Institutes.  which declined a trifle in price.  Veal and pork were plentiful at  wihoileisa|le, ityut muj^on and'x beef  were scarce, as has been the case  lately. There were no changes in  meat prices and the same condition  prevailed in 'the retail market.  E'ggs. sold at 25 and 28 .cents per  dozen .at wholesale, but thay were  plentiful at retail and brought 30  cents, the "same as last week. Fish'  were, fine and plentiful and sold  readily,  the  little   oolichans   being  It'Is'a Foregone Conclusion that tho  Irish Bill Will Be Passed Kext  Parliament .  (Special. Cable Service.)^  When   parliament   assembles   again  the last battle for Home Rule will be  the'most popular.   Maple sugar and  r>n.    For it is-a foregone  conclusion  .naple syrup were on Bale, the latter at '$2 per gallon/ and the former  at 10 cents per cake.   Both the fior-  that Home Rule will win.  For now all liberal England has  been won over to the side of the  Irish.    Indeed   Ireland  and   the  Irish  :at  stands  were  in   operation   and   aave   become   actually   popular, with  lid   a     thriving     busmteSB^'.     Cut   ihe English majority.    Not since the  fl.iwer's siol.l  at  from' 25  cents to   lays   of   Gladstone ��������� and   Parnell   bus  63-cenlte (per   dozen,  'and   pelted   *.*'. cause  ������* ?*?}?** }���������������t aC"mon1  ���������,'������������������'. ;    J     ���������x   ���������    ,     Rich     sympathetic,     support     among  planfca at from 15 centrv to $2 each. English people. Wherever the Irish  The attendance was very goocVin |tJome-rule speakers, Redmond, "Tay  ':he early'morning ailci the buyers'fay"   O'Connor   and   the   rest   have  corned to be rather disappointed   ^n,in   thcir  recent <*W*lS*m*  ,  ; in   Englan  ,On Easter Monday, April 8th-the  Ladies'Aid of the Methodist church  will give -a supper in the basement of the Methodist church from  6 to 8 p.m. Admission Adu/ts' 5&c  children over five years 25 cents.  After supper there will be a concert upstairs. Admission to the  concert alone, 15c. Everybody is  welcome.- ml4-4t.  at thc 'ausenco of  the retail veg  stable stalls.  Following are -the quotations:  Vegetables, Wholesale.  Beets, per-sack  -��������� $1.00  Carrots, per sack     75c  Parsnips, per sack ���������������������������'  $1.00  Turnips, per sack- 60c  to   75c  Potatoes, per ,ton  -'$27 to $30  Onions per crate   $1.75 to $'2  Vegetables, Rotail.���������  ; Beets,  per   bunch   ���������:    5c  Onions,  per  lb.    Se  Potatoes, per sack ��������� $1.35 to $1.40  Carro'ts, per  bunch    ,5c  Cabbage,  per   lb.    ���������    3c  Turnips,   each       5c  Eggs  and   Butter.  Sggs, retail, per  dozen       35c  Eggs, wholesale  25c to 28c  Butter, retail, per lb.  ���������   35 to  40c  RETAIL  Jeef, best rib roasts    15c to ISc  Beef, loin  -' 15c to 20c  Jeef,  round  steak    .-    18c  JjLlong beef -  10c to 14c  Veal, small ������������������������- 11 ,l-2c  to 12 l-2c  :?ork   15c to 20c  ..Sugar cured bacon    20c to* 25c  Mutton ���������-.  15c to 20c  Dressed chicken, pur lb ���������25c to 30c  Sugar  Cured   Bacon    .'........   20c  WHOLESALE  gland   they  have  been  enthus-  'astically  received.  The recess will be devoted largely  lo informal discussion c-t tiie proposed  iome rule bill. The Liberal and Irish  leaders will get together and go over  :he tentative draft of thc bill in deta'.l  with a view to solving some of the  ���������najor difficulties before the bill  'inally goes before parliament.  Tho measure has :i I ready boon  roughed out. A cabinet,- committee  iias 'been working upon the bill' In  general while a committee of financial \  j.xper'ts has iboon working on Llio  ipeciflc question of tho t'iiiajioi:il re-  ���������ution between Ireland and IGnglund  ���������one of the knottiest tproble/ns lo be  lolved.  Just what form the bill will assume  ian't weill be forecasted. Some of  the papers are publishing what purport to be outlines of the bill, but  lone of these is regarded as more  than a guess.  GRANDSON OF EMPEROR WILLIAM  Go }Ahead     Go Ahead     G-o Ahead   *   HATZIC NOTES  Mr.  iF.   Wilson   of   'Vancouver,  spent   the   week-end   at   Mr.,": A.  Brealey's. '  'Miss Dene Slack, who haB deen  attendint the Vancouver Business  Institute, reiturned to Hajtzic, on  Saturday. Miss Slack has accepted   a   position in the Hatzic store.  <Mr. Nicholson, of Vancouver,*  is assisting Engineers Winslow'and  Kavanagh at  the  Dewdney  dyke.  Mr. Clifford Slack, of Coquitlam,  spent the week Send here. .    ."  ' ;  Mr. T. W. Fripp, of Vancouver,  spent Sunday with his family here.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Munn, of Hagers-  viiie, ispent a few days wi'th-Mrs.  Slack last week. ' ���������*?'"  Veal,large   -     -   9c to JOt  Veal, small -������������������ ��������� - 12c to 13  Beef, front quarter ������������������' 9c'to 10c  .ieef, hind quarter -  lie to 12  Spring lamb ���������--'  12cto 13c  .vliitton    : 10c to lie  Pork, per lb.'. --.12c to 12 1-2'c  ' Poultry.  Geese, live, <each   $1.50 to 32.  Hens, small," dozen , $6 to. $7.50  Hens, small," retail'   $7  to  $9  Hens, large, retail '    $12  Broilers," dozen   .- , $5 to   ,J6  Chickens, dozen   $7 to ^9  Dressed Chicken,  lb       25c  Ducks, dozen  ' $12 to $ld  Honey*,   per   comb       25c  The conditions in the poultry  section today were similar to those  extant last week ��������� more buyers  than sellers. Possibly on I account  of 'the farmers being too busy with  their spring w.ork, there were.scarcely any chickens fo,r sale', on the  market. Tut price was,up !a cent;  a pound and .-today :>he ��������� buye'A  were; payong 23c for all they could  buy. One crate of 40 mixed birdB  was sold for $40. A'few 'good birds  were offered for breeding purposes  but the buyers were scarce.*  All roaus lead to Abbotsford, success  and happiness.  Watch   Abbotsford  GROW!  3!-C  HEALS THE LUNGS  PRICE. 25 CENTS  A meeting of citizens of Hatzic  was .held in the school house on  Monday evening laist and it was  decided, sit this meeting to build a  new hall 30x60 with shed for horses. .The, buildings are .to-be- erect-  ������idl 'on /a: .Tio't 45x120 which -wa'st  purchased from Mr. T. Catherwood.  THE MARKET.  On Friday last the New West-  minster ^market was particularij  noticeable on account of 'the large  and ^varied assortment of ni^at.  eggs an'd  vegetables  brought  up  from Ladner  and  way  points  by   removed when the eggs are 'placed in  cold storage.    The eggs are. "killed"  Electrocuted Egfjs  It Is possible that the peculiar taste  of a cold storage egg, which is something not easy to mistake, may be  removed If experiments now being  made by an electrical company are  Buocessfuil. It is claimed that��������� when  fresh eggs are placed In cold storage  the eggs are alive: that they are slowly frozen to death, and that in spite  of the preservation qualities of the  ice the eggs do not taste good when  cooked. It is now believed that by  electrocuting the eggs the natural  fresh taste may be retained and not  PRINCE OF PRUSSIA  ..  BERLIN.   ���������   This    is,   the   .latest  and     most     unconventional     photo  of royalty ever takon and,not intended,  for publication,  but your correspond  dent was able to secure a  copy  for:  the Canadian .people.  , Looks   like   a   live   Canadian   boy,'  doesn't  he?    Might  belong   to   your,  neighbor,   just   around   the   corner?.  But he  isn't,  and doesn't.    He's  the  grandson   of   William   Hohenzollern.'  better known as Emperor of Germany  to whose throne the boy'will succeed  some day.��������� if he lives and the throne  survives. ; j  LUNCHES SERVED  IN DRUG STORES  the steamer Transfer. There were  plenty of vegetables offered and  they hroiught the customary prices  wjith  4h>   exJceiiption   of   piarsnips,  by placing a metal cap on eacfh end  of the egg and then pasisug thuough  them a current of .500 volts.  ' OKLAHOMA CITY. ��������� Oklahoma  City is dry and the saloon free  lunch has disappeared. ��������� Now every  drug store in town has a lunch  counter in addition to a stamp, city  directory and public telephone departments. Lunch signs are displayed  prominently on drug stores. One  drugist explains it this way:  "When the saloons closed, folks  tried to get. their drinks in drug  stores. But these went dry, too, and  there was a boom in soft drinks. In  cool weather/crackers were , served  with hot drinks. Folks found this  a substitute for free 'lunch.' Finally  the free lunch became too elaborate  and we put in lunch counters. Now  every drug store in Oklahoma City is  selling sandwiches, chill con carne,  cake and pie."  "Were you Introduced to the count  last'night, Marie?"    ���������  "Yes;   we   talked   together  for  an  hour." .'''������������������    "      >  "What did you talk about?"   ���������       ;  "I  haven't  the remotest idea. ^Tfl  spoke la French."  li  ���������J  I  m&s^tm.'  '������������������-.; ftv  ':���������{���������'/(���������!(������������������,  ./.-���������.. .'���������>"  -���������.'?������^���������  <.���������;���������.:.��������� ^%.U:'i-'i^i..\,A^iL-f'^jl'/  k^-;:::*,.  ���������  -*M,> .     "��������� >AvJAr.'������'t:'ii;f,'";'      '. '-.  .,.:,:,),,-..  ::+A  ���������"���������- -^ '  ���������������������������:%���������  ~m f. /^j?!!!S!a!a  THE ABBbVSPORD iOST,     /ABBOTSFORD, ������. fi,  sssc  ���������*   '���������' ������!   i'i  oots and Shoes  - Leave Your order for  Spring and Sumitief Suits  ices'$18" to "$35  Fit and Workmanship1 Guaranteed.   .  ' See our Spring and'Summer Hafeancl Caps.  GEO. C. GLARK,Abbotsford;B.c.  ^���������>������������y^  ���������^������������m>l���������.<>���������������,E,rS^  ens, r ruit an  araen  r:  v^l/\Li  *   *-���������   *������"*. *  HOTEL  j Mcelroy & co.  LIQUORS,   WINES ;AND   CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  ������-  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.;'  CITY  :������raS  t- *>  abbotsford, b.-.G3  Strictly first-class ' in: evfery respect;: The -bar - is  stocked with - the' besfrxxf wines, liquor and cigars,;,-  ' A     ',  i  rates; $i.^o,t6: $2:06, per day-   >   - -���������  proprietors  PECKHAM & HUTTON  i,   * v   ,  ������SEB;  :������B������0  Eyeight Specialist  Manufacturing Optician  IDoefl the  Finest  Optical  Work..  [Medical men and others "pay tribute to his skill.  |7&3 Granvillg)-St. .Vancou.dr.  INVEST ON THE FARM  A group of farmers  were oue day  [talking  together   about- farmers',   ln-  V-eatmenta.   .One   man   declared   that  mortgages   on   farms   could   be   had,  [.���������ealizing five per cent.,' and they>were  investments that farmers knew a good  leal about.    Another advocated putting surplus  money into' the banks',  or though the Interest >as low yet  .he money was safe, and could be got  [tt any time.    A third, however, the  Ichest of the  party,  then  gave his  lews, and  he  was, listened  to  with  ttentlon.    "The practice I have fol-  [owed for many years has been, I am  mvlnced,  more  profitable  than any  .ther I could have taken to. .Every  JLme I have found myself with any  urplus money I have Invested, It in  otne way or'obher on the farm. Either  mplements, or fresh stock, fertilisers,  epalrs,  extra hired labor,  or> some-  hlng else offered Itself for attention  nd tho result proved it a most pro-  Itable   Investment.     If   you   want   a  ood use for your money, put it back  ito the farm, Just as  the city man  uts his money back into his busi-  less."  Henderson & Taylor  (Associate, Members Can.  Soc C. E.)  Civil Enginee s;  R^A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR,  Offiec. next P.O. P.O.Box I!  ffitnti>..Miiimhiii������.ri  dlMntVMnK  Hard Milking Cow  Hard milking Is due to an abnormal  contraction of the sphincter muscle',  regulating the stream of ��������� milk' from  the point of the teat... On the other  hand a cow losing her-mllk'is due to  a relaxation or an abnormal expansion of the sphincter muscle at the  point of' the  teat.  Many a valuable, hard milking cow  has been ruined owing to the fact  that the milker haB been compelled  to use a milking tube and by the use  to useamilking tub* If one can possibly get, along without it.  The, proper. method of'handling or  over-coming hard milking in cows or  heifers is bv the use of a teat plug.  The teats should be .washed with a  germ killer solution and'the teat plug  dipped In the Bame solution, then dipped in a little healing ointment and  passed into the point of'the teat. The  teat plug being self retaining should  bn permitted to remain In the teats  from one milking to another. This  will positively overcome hard milking  -In cows and heifera.  1 ,,,  1  --'  Ten Aer,es one-quarter Miles  from   Abbotsford will soon  >e annexed to town!    Four  ,aciresV^cleafe3;". good  house,  '���������' 01   .: ���������   .    i  harn; sheds, .etc.   Nearly all  "-    ,,,-<    W.A  encea.  '<<���������"*;;<  f)  A  OCCOOOOOOOOOOCO&OOCOJ ������������������- J.X/O  For this line Proposition  1 jaa������w.iUMiiiw^iM������>������^tm������m^  -c  c  11  (i  c  Mi  oooocooooocccooooooccooooa  DEIM.Y- OKCHAiIJ>   KLZGHT    -  "Vj.ys" ine  cow 4 wstn^tne. Diggest ������������������; \np*  th������,t rays the best"'butj the'size of' the  ^Frfiniut   and   Firm ' nVmilhtg"' Would  -  'Stamp Out this   Disease  iu a  "   Few -Years. -*  There   is   urgent   need ' Uiat   fruit  growers '.redo.uble    their    efforts    in  - combating  ' the   "disease     variously  known  as.apple canker,- pear'blight,  and fire blight.    In some sections'ol  Canada' whole   orchards   have   been  juined   by   the .depredations   of i this  "disease.)    In" many   sections- of,, Oh-,  tario fruit men have'given 'up trying'  to   grow   pears'-'oh  account"'of   the  ,ravages of the > canker.    The-disease  once  it gets establishedvin -an-, apple  orchard; will depreciate the value of  ���������the   orchard-^fifty   per, cent; /Bacteriologists who-ha\'e'-made ,avj s'tudy"-6'f  .the. disease.; tell'us that; did'all-fruit  ��������� growers take*'*proper ;precautipns,. th6*  disease could J>e .completely^stamped  , out In a comparatively few years. AY  ���������"'Soon! as ^cankers' fare 'noticed/ they  should   be, cut  out- anid' bu'nied.; II  such a 'policy, .were rigidly adhered to,  ,adds-"Farm  and  Dairy,,"-the .disease  would no longer be troublesome, many  thousands of dollars' worth' of apple'  trees would  be saved-each-year, and  pear-.-culture   would,  again   be   profitable.  -bag and the-milk-veins has' a"'"lot ''to  do with the returns. Don't--forget  that hard milker,.,either,-^ suggests - a  ''HmTiestead"'writer."'.SbTe! has wasted  a lot-of'your time 'and' wasn't*1 she,  a nuisance when the flies were bad"1  .You won'.t. find a-perfect"cow in the'  herd, the chances.l,are;:;;They. o.:i-v*'  exist -'"'the dairy papers.' ~ But] you  can probably do a little effective'  cull^ne and-perhapsifind'-'use'fbr 'somV  .of that surplus gre.en/.feedj or- frosted;  grain by Turning It'i'n'tV oeef.       -���������, ,  -Exhibiting'Tbltls'   -:  Mn^y;'-.-..-.-.-���������- .i-^ink^that-iho '--horse  or-foal  should  be;exhibited'until''it-  has "-reached" the"."comparatively " mature age of t.wo years.^.However, this  ,'s not-found to wor.k.weH.injpractical:  experience"' A, itjreeder//may--nott-be-  'ieve-'in   feedih'e::th~e"''foal.jheaviry, -;in  ,-M-der, to fit ,it; for. "the .show-ring;-but-  ;i, compelled   for^ther.-sake---of-- ad-  -ertisement to dp ^< ij.nher, people.do.  -There"' are "both'-'ady^ntasres,' 'and "dii; I  ndvrnta^es '.to'-be'roelcbned 'withT whe'n  ^vhibiting^foalss.-; It.bdnsrsl before 'the  ^-.ublic the breeding: abMity,.qfti certain  -irc^ "off dar"s.     Tt 'nffordq " breeders'  ���������^n  opportunity of testing-their-judg.  *e"K,'pTeTisnrtTD,rrL5-l'^~"5 r~~' ~~~ i>  "removed,. "Weaning does not offer any  ^special 'difficulties,    if    the    prelim-  ."lnarles of''care 'and", feeding 'have been'  -,proper!y attended'to. ���������,:'.';  "'J(Tw'o. Imethpds-4;are;, practiced-'by  horsemen,'either of which  will give  fair results'.'"By'one .method the. colt  ds; taken'Suddenly away from the dam,  v and- is never:'.again 'allowed to suck,  while withrtKe other the colt is"allow-  ed ' to: suck' at,' .intervals,; .which  are  'made' more  infrequent' fromi day   to  -day-until-;the   mare   is "nearly   dry.  There .is' very:, little '.to ��������� be 'gained' by  'prolonging-the,separation, as is-done  IftTthis'^atter-iFi'etaOd. and^it has little���������  to ^recomjinend it ,save ".thaTi-t-J-oSSIia'  -the danger .of trouble'with' the-mare's  vudd'er from ..the' milk- not, having .been  ��������� drawn,  but. this ���������can ��������� be  averted   by  "drawing |a"little^qf^the, milk.by vhand.  ���������At this time-of'yea^r,'-when the'grass  'is-dry-',ttie'-mare,"unless she be' an'e'x-  ,ceptionally.',gopd,milker, do*es not'pro-'  I'duce'a veryjieavy flow, and thebetter -  nlan  fs t.n t.a.kl>' thp. 'pnlt'jiwnv nhrimt.lv  plan Is,to take.the'colt"away abruptly  '"and^not allow1-him: to rsee'or hear his  ���������mother", until  he   has   forgotten 'her.  It is very Important that the colt and  the dam Be kept seperated far, enough  ���������nent bv the,,'purchase, of..foals,-may- ,sd-as- nojt'to ,be' able" to "see'or hear  .'���������i-.^.vat-a  cbmnarnMvely'-small" price,' each 'other,--because it will'take much  O'J.'ZC,   9J VI I"  ^jn- th_*>' b^-^ thnt thev will-improve  ."on^'r'crablv as they grow. This has  't* effpf'ti both ways'," as "there must be  1 sp^er for e'vprv/bnvpr'.'so'thp breeders have1 a_n,.,opportunity,pf ;dispc?ins-  /f'the'r surVihis "stock. "On."the,.other.  l,andv th|e' h'afni sa'bne^ the' fbal . bv  lorcirie wjtlrrheavyv feed frig is often  'he c:uise of an inferior animal^in  nature age when it pays t'.ie price  ^i"' youthful .victories: by' being "out,-'of  \p prize| circle. ^ , ;. ������������������ , ;, ,  ���������: It is'iu'sually Tve'ry'������aesirable to ex-  ubit foals in a natural state.'"'  "'���������    y.; 'WplBrh'tT'of^rilk'., \\.' .   '-������������������  ,       .    y     ���������,������ 1 '-'��������������������������� i  i    ,   1. ~. .  Tho best aiithojUies.give,the weight  ,of one ga1"lbn:lro?l'"tmilk,'" of' average  .voir.positipn, as 8.6 pounds. A -milk  rich ' in ' fat' will weigh na-vlittlevlesF  than- this, and, a. popr.,milk"more. If-  howpvo-, p milk is .made' poor'by. the  addition of water'- it" also w'ill^ weigh  less than Ibefore :thef water -was" added.  The wf ight ,of,'cream, is very, uncertain since it always contains,.some  air' that increasesllthe'volume' withr"  ou.t adding perceptibly"- to Its weight.  It will range from a little'less "than  longer fo'r^them;toj forget If "they are  ,npt kept, well-removed. -The mare  should-be "placed "on dry feed, which  should only-'constifi'te" a Hmjted supply , of ^hay/.5 No "grain "sho'ula be fed,  .and -if. kept; at.work ;no ; trouble will  result from the fibw of milk, which  will1" gradually diminish and soon  cease. '"'As .sooni as' it has'ceased the  mare can' and\should be fed liberally.-  i r ' '.   ;    ! "; Pluck It; Out"'  The skelctbii'^weed grows principally ih hght- soils,", and is "a persistent,  troublesome weed, due(to������.the fact that  ";it/roots deep;ly, "and,cutting, it off at  "the -surface "will' ript 'eradicate it    If  "mus't   be i footed '"but' completely   in  order to,get\rid of it.   ���������'���������--  ;: The flowers are pinkish, and produce  '���������five seeds, each  with a down  sonie-  ' what like] dandelion.    Skeleton Weed  Is'not very common, hi, the West, but  has    become"'troublesome'   in    some  -parts of Manitoba where the dand is  light.      ��������� ,  ..;;   ,  -   '-        '     '  "Black Lands" of Hussia  One   of   the   finest  wheat-growing  Dr. JOHN H. WORST,  President, Internationa! Dry Farming  iCongress, Colorado Springs,'  October 1911.  \^^i.\^^^^^ areas'bf Europe"is thkt.known as the  ������>���������������>   u   J������lLtnf'PeTCent' ������' -rblack lands'" of Russia.   These won-  fat   that, it  contains:  ��������� Rotation, is , as-.necessary   Jt the  growing    of    profitable     crops as  Variety of   food -is., essential- to the  health of the "individual.   ���������  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC r,  o  *-> '������',.  *ww ���������  How About the Cows?  Have you decided which cows you  are going to keep and which you will  dry and fatten for. beef? Did .you  keep tab to find out which cows you  were keeping and which were keeping  you, or were you too busy? Testiug  cows is a good thins. We all know  that but we also know that the average farmer always has a pressing Io,t  of work on his hands and hardly  has time to use th.? Babcock tester,  although it would take but a few  minutes daily. The farm is not a  laboratory. But Uu-re are euough  creameries in the cc'1''*-1^' to make it  possible for the bu y man to get at  least an occasional test which is cor-  ***n to aave hJoi.mouev. .it isn't al-  :)  ���������������.!    ,������i  >    IP fl F5  JS    A  ^    RL M ������.������  Ira    /a'  j      yr* /b BVi  b/S     it)  >*r fiii  fl' n  )   a ifififtJ  Ffl   iftl  )  )       - -     ��������� ;  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  THE WEARING. OF THE FOAL  Some Useful Adv'ce on the Time and  Method  of Estranging  Mares  and Their Offspring.  Most of the "brood mares in the  country.are required for the rush of  fall work, and it is not fair .to them  to be expected to feed the foal whiii  they are thus expending most of their  energy tilling the soil. Both the mare,  and the colt will do better if the  youngster is weaned, provided he Is  liberally. Jed and, has..been .taught t^f  derfully   fertile 'plains   stretch   fro:  the Carpathians to the Urals and' \r  the'"Upper'. Oka  in  the  north.    Tbr  black ea/rtih is a kind of loess or de  .posit with a, percentage of humus due  to the decay for an (incalculable period  of.', herbaceous   vegetation.    On   the  pnimdrtdve Russian system of rotation  of'.crops known as -the "three-filds"  system corn has  been  grown  every  year for from 60 to 70 years without  i manure.    In the south,  towards  the  ' Black Sea, the thickness of the deposit, of black earth diminishes, and  It disappears  altogether  in  some of  the', river   valleye.' The    wonderful  fertility of' the black lands will explain why with her own teeming population Russia, ia able to grow sufficient wheat not only  to meet .her  own needs but to export an immense  quantity from the   busy   wharves  of  Odessa.    A' large  percentage  of the  Russian ^export of wheat reaches the  London "market; and'as a rule Russia  ranks neit to - the  United  States  in  the   amount   of   wheat  .exported   to  Glreat Britain, the largest wheat-im-  portiaig country on record.  ^-,.    M '..<���* .wttni..-,
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THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. C.
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One of the leading pig [breeders
of the, district has publicly, anrcoune
ed that ho is disposing of his entire stock and intends to refurn
to -the old country to study still
deeper |av,iat'ion. He hopeS to fly
hack to Abbotsford for occasional
week end visits and collect rents.
When, next yo/ur watch needs attention, leave' It with Campbell, the
Abbotsford Watch-maker. Shop
Io'cated in'Clark's- Gents' Furnishing ��tore, .^
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ELECTRIC PUMPS FOR DYKES
Some 'time ago the -Malaqui,
council sent representatives to the
provincial 'government at Victpria
for -the purpose of inducing the
government to instal electric motors at the different pumping stations throughout the valley. Now
comeS'Word- that the Western Canada 'Powe'r Campany has the contract for looking after the pumps
, which -will be operated by electricity. ' '
This- will make a saving, of a-
-bout 'fifty per cent, in the cost of
operating land will be ' welcome
news Ito the peop-o of the mver
part of Matsqui who have to fool
the 'bill for this, work, and it will-
also insure a much better service.'
VANCOUVER MARKET
Mr. John McMillan, manager of
the Vancouver City Market, wasi
in town on Wednesday, last look-
ingl;aftert he interest's of that concern.
Mr. McMillan took charge of the
knja'rke.t last year arid has been
able ;to demonstrate that it ispos-
sible. to have a market in Vancouver that is really of service to
the -city, and a benefit - to .those
who ihave produce' to .sell, and the
latter (is every farmer, large or
small, (in the Fraser Valley. - With
'such (excellent transportation sefv-
icestas the people of .the south side
of the Fraser have- it is""an"'easy
matter/to get the produce' to Vancouver. If the-market Is-run on
'such a basis as to be able' to
quickly dispose of produce there is
no reason why the Fraser Valley
farmer should not be adie< to .supply the Vancouver market instead
of having that city - import from
the American side.
It is-unnecessary to pall attention 'io the different articles; of the
farm which is consumed by the
people of a , large city, nor the
amount, but at the present Btage
of'development it would be a hard
matter to glut the'market with
produce 'shipped from the Fraser
Valley:
Mr. McMillan informs this paper,
that he has been very successful
during 'the past year, and on his
rounds for the second time among
the farmers he has heard very fit-
tie complaint. In fact he says he
says' he wants to come across t'he
man with a complaint against the
market, 'so that the cause may be
adjusted.
Fresh for your preakfast. Leave your order early as only a limited numder
can'be made.    .'. . .'. ' '
'   Albert Lee, Proprietor   ,
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Are always supplied with fine ranges.    The famous
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J. N. Ellis  -	
Ralph  Smith   	
E< W.^Enwright  '-	
' VANCOUVER, Spcialiists
W. Bennett	
W. >A. Pitehard : , ,\ ,	
JA P., Lord ���'-��� ��� ; -,	
JtAj McDonald  ���" ��� "���	
.VANCOUVER, Independent
Sam Greer    ������������ 	
'   OKANAGAN-i
Pr^ce :Ellisjn,   Conservative   	
G-. T. Sterling1, Socialist  ���
FERNIE-
,W/R. Ross, Conservative 	
W. .Davidson, Socialist	
GREEN WOOD-
J -R. Jackson, Conservative 	
Geo. 'Heatherton, Socialist 	
KAMLOOPS ���
J. ft. Shaw,Conservative   .-  ---���
R. F. Leighto-n, Liberal ��� ���,	
Conservatives, elected, by   accii mation":-
2628
3139
2977
'll50
1154
"1126
1'272
918
15-17
373
1112
799
" 363
103
.919
.461
-    ^Values Steadily Grow '
There'has -been a very" great advance in the value of farm lands in
both Canada and the United..States
-during the last decade. The report
of tho experts appointed by President
Taft.to investigate conditions in the
two countries in connection, with the'
Reciprocity,' Compact showed thai
th1-""" had been a greater advance in
^tho Eastern Provinces of Canacla thun-
In the, adjoining States of the
American  Union.
The general rise m' the value of
farm lands Is larcjly due to the increased pric-", realized for all kinds
of farm ,;p'.oducts.- There is ��� money
���h^if-ftriTiwlg how on lands that a few
years ago yielded very little raor-.
tlun enough to .pay ,the interest on
the mortgages.
. _ _   .    �� . ��. \
Painting, Sign Writin
, General repair work
J.E.PARTON
Abbotsford       t�� B. c
Good Storage Room for
Furniture.
Maud���"Are you engaged to Jack
for  good?"
Ethel���"It looks so. I don't think
he'll  ever be in a position to. marry
inc.
'i'<
ATLIN���H. E. Young.
GRAND FORKS���Ernest Miller.
RICHMOND���P.   Carter-Cotton.
REVELSTOKE-Thos.-Taylor.
societies uher one great central
bureau in order to avoid duplication and' secure the best returns
for money expended. .
t- Mr. L. C, Gray of Vancouver, has
accepted, a- position with'Mr. Al-
anson in the hardware store; Mr.
Gray is an experienced business
mani and will no ioiibt.be able to.
give ihe store good service. He is
a first class drummer and ihus
able able to help out the local
orchestra when required.
WESTERN   CANADA   BUILDERS.
Western city  builders are making   a   study o>f municipal advertisings   They   are  spreadimg  prospectuses   throughout   the   world.
The   Western,  press   co-operates.
Government's fall in line iwith generous contributions.   All the farmers) are   strong  supporters   of the
movement   Exclusive  of  the  amounts  appropriated  -by   the   Provincial government over  a  million
,dollars will be spent to advertise
the' Canadian West during 1912 by
the  cities  between   and   including
Winnipeg and Vancouver.   A plan
is- on foot to concentrate the advertising $3one   by   govern/men* s,
railways, cities, towns, farmers,and'
-   WHEN ABOUT TO PROPOSE.
A certain young man not piany
miles from ^Mission City who *as
been successful in his wooing recently has'asked us to publish .the
following taa a guide to Fraser
Valley bachelors:   -
Doin't mention I the weather.
Don't select a, chair on- the other iside of the room.
Jf you hold her hand,'don't keep
swinging it up and down while talk
ing ito her ae if you were hammering something. f '
Don't mutter to/yourself.
Don't begin by saying that you
have something on your mind. .
Don't  be - imp'iil&ive   and   try. to
force her head- on your   shoulder
before the psychological - mom-en...
Don't address .the window, paue
Don't pace the floor. .  <
Don't clasp your hands  together    Same with your,lips.
Don't  talk  between  your   teeth
Don't take one of her hand'*  jf
both of yours,
Don't keep your eyolt fixed persistently on the end of her nose
while you are talking.
Don*fc refer even remotely, to.the
cost of living. It is had taste. Co
imply that love in any .���sense, is
bound-by natural laws.
Don't pull the braid oft.the, best
sofa pillow.    ' '.;
Don't' sit   a   long, time,-i without
saying'anything.
Dont: pant.
CRANBROQK-Thos. D. Caven.
KALSO���Ne'il.F, McKay.
CHILLIWACK-S.   A.  'Ca,wley.
SIMI'LKAMEEN-L. W. Shatfovd.
fromi it a '.chicken. :
course of .trea'tmen*.3,.tiiai c-vulve'ci
The' friodern egg .is a mys^vy
It travels uri'der,''as'.many'"'aliases
as at successful' sneak thief. ��� ll
has'attached the added dignity of
caste. Even India has not more*
different classes of people ihat��
there are varities of eggs.
Recently 'one" of the indusuiou0
:press, agenjts twho .write uia.^et
news mentioned no less tiia . fi^e
different kinds of eggs,, 'each' of
which had   a   separate  price.
Those that brought the best price
were "fresh ranch eggs." However
the names arid .prices ranged down
ward as follows :. "Best Eastern
Eggs," "guaranteed eggs," ''good
eggs,'' and "good  cooking, eggs.".
It will be perceived there are
,twp classes not menKoned\ in this
remarkable list���plain eggs, without any title of one sort or another, .and bad &ggs,\" ���
Possibly they* do not class in the
latter because they- fear someone
might try to buy a gross of produce dealers for the price quoted
in the advertisment.
What is an ���egg'! Anyo<ne wlio
can tell after, reading thisi voluminous list would score heavily���as
a i&uccessoir to the late' lamented
Lloyd of puzzle fame.
Try the new Shoe Shop for
Repairing, Etc.
.Cycle Repairs and Key Making
Next Door  to Blacksmith
GLADYS AVENUE.
i iq ������ q m m m m ���
Geo. Zeigler
t";-.
arket
THE EGG-A MODERN MYSTERY
In the good, old days ofn the fai m
an agg was an egg. There never
was any question about it. It re-
ml.ained :ajn i2|gg ;un/til conisumjed.
shipped^./to.:the.; market^ or given   a
Army Illiterates
; According    to ' statistics    recently
published, the number of illiterate recruits in   thev'French  Army   has   attained the astounding total of 14,000.
On the other hand, the German newspapers point with pride  to  tlie  fact
that In  the  whole of  Germany  they
have only 46 illiterates;  that is, recruits   who   can   neither   read   nor
write.    Ten   years   ago   the   number
of illiterates in the German Army was
218.   Going back' another decade, the
number waa 860.,   The French journal
from   which   these   facts   are   taken,
further states that the percentage of
Illiterates   In   the   English   Army   ���
the" last figures available being those
for 1907 ��� showed 1 per cent; France,
3.5'per cent.;   Austria,  22 per cent.;
Italy,. 31, per  cent.;   and  Russia,  62
per cent. .-,....,. .
This Market is owned and
operated by the City, thus
guaranteeing all transactions. We solicit' your
consignments .of Fruit,
Poultry, Veal Eggs, Etc.
Highest prices, sharp ^returns; smart settlements.
John McMillan
Carriage* House
and Sign Painter
���* i ��'���-
Call and get prices. '
���-     . All work guaranteed
Abbotsford  .       -       B. C.
Manager
HARRON BROS,
Emb liners and Funeral Directors
Vancouver, Office  and chapel	
1-034 Granville. St.-,    Phone 3486
Kortk Vancouver,        Office    and
W'ANTED-A good ambitious
boy to get subscriptions for us in
his .'spare time. Write for partie*
ularsi McLeans Magazine, 347 Pender Street, Vancouver, B..C.
Mr. Bellamy, of the Great Northern, has accepted a position
near. Eldm'onlon.
Eiectric Light
I For the Residence,
| Store or Office.'
power
For Factories and
Industrial Plants
Convenience       Comfort      Economy
Attention will be given to all applications for service from our lines.
Address all enquiries to
Light and Power Department.
Holden Block, Vancouver.
J.
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