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 //J  1*3  w  '"MV 6->5'/2 ^  ; '; -'' !^:;'-,:,  Kr? a A PT'.^-r'^  /  /  Vol. IV., No. 26.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDA^,   MAY 3, 1912  T   "n\n"'''"T'r"  Iri and see  *1  Laces and Embroideries  Large Stock  rices Right  i*  m  m  &~.  Sole Agent  ABBOTSFORD and HUNTINGDON, B. C.  ssort-  Onion Sets, 25c per lb.     All kinds  of Garden Seeds.  Fresh Rhubarb and Lettuce  Daily.  ^*������������������������������������������������������i  J  MATSQUI, COUNCIL.  The regular-meeting of theMai������-  qu'l council was.(held in the municipal hall on.f'S.a'iturday, Ajum' 27th.  with all .-members cf the council  present'.' arid' thevxe'evel in the chair  The minutes oif the' preyitous meet  ing were read.and. adopted.  There was a..' large attendance  'of outsiders present to interview  the counci. lori v/arious matters oi  importance.jtiatij'concern" the immediate-interests' of the pe.ople of  the municipality.',  'Mr. C/'Rill-Tout was present on  behalf of the -AJjbotsftor.dpSiumas,  Agricultural ^Association^, He nas  backed.up with a petition of soma  sixty-two people, who wanted a  donation for , the fair to be heid  this fail: The following is the petition;    .       ,' ,        ���������   ���������  To the \Re,eve and Council of  Matsqui,  We, the undersigned ratepayers  of tlie municipality of Matdqui.  frcim Hhe southern side take, th'ii  course to endorse the action ol  Councillors Ware, and ^Roberts in  mov.ng theiir resolution to assist  by a .grant of money to the Ao-  ���������botsford-Sumas" !&jgricult-(ira] -As-  sociait-iton,. * .- .  They feel that as farmers - from  the\ southern section of the .municipality have located the Matsqui  ���������Agricultural ^Association grounds  a' half mile only from the northern  boundary of the municipality and  nine and one half miles from the  southern boundary, their internal  and convenience have not been  properly considered, They also  feel that the grant made to the  Matsqui Agricultural Association  and the planting of the grounds ko  unfair to those who live on the  south side and as the Abbotsford-  Sumas' Agricultural grounds are  nearer and im ore convenient for  them they are in favor of the council Imaking a jjrant to, this ass relation, from the public, funds  On behalf of - the petitioners Mr  Hill-Tout m,ade a telling speech*  and although not successful in get-  tin g^ the desired-grant had the, following motion brought" forward'o  be votejd on at the next meeting  of the council; Roberts-Ware, :hat  the council grant one hundred dollars to the Abbotsford-Sumas .Agricultural Association for exhibition purposes for. 1912. Laid oVer  till next meeting. ,   .  A '.communication was read frrm  Mr. C. R. Crist of Matsqui town  asking the council to put a tax on  pedlars, doing business in the district^ Mr. P. Halverson who was  present addresseld tlie council a-  looig the same lines as tha��������� lettei.  stating, .that by putting a tax on  pedlars it wfould probably induce  some one to start a store in Matsqui when th������ competition would be  equal. This led to> considerably discussion]. The clerk read o/er tho  Trade Licencce By-law, and :t was  found that there was a thing  there to enable the council to tax  pedlars. The by-law will probably be amended.    ������������������  Prom the Western Canada Power Company asking permission, to  construct and operate a 12,000 v'olt  Kne along the Grlenmore and the  /Harr;s Roads to connect wnth the  Ens east of the C. P. R. ,* also a  60,000 volt line along the Glennure  and ToiwnshipJjine roads to connect  with' the lime no'i'th and souths Mr.  Vogel of Mission City was there  for any explanation that was needed-,, The following passed -on motion of Councillors Ware-Roberts,  chat the Western Canada Power  Company be ^permitted' to erect,  poles on the south side of the'Mats-  qu\ and 'Mt. Lehman, (Harris Road)  ioac\ from the right; of way of the  . ia:'d company east of the mainline  jtf the C. P. R. to the Glennure'  noad, thence north to the pump  "station, voltage not to exceed 12,000  vojrts,'���������Carried.  Bel-Ware, that Mr. McNeil of the  Western-Canada Power Company  be invited to attend the next meet*  ng of the coun'cil regarding pole jb  L'nes to be constructed in MaUqu.  municipality.���������'Carried. Ware-Roberts, that the Western Canada Power Company be" alowed to erect  poles on the north sode of Yale roa'd  :o the Clear brook  Road.���������Carried.  A petiuon was read' from eight  ratepayers asking to. have road opened lip oh the north t> de 61 ..he  track from the Page road east as  fares the r'ver. ' I h.s'following motion was passed.   Bell-'LeQiman, that  he Tchad alomg the C. -N. Rj be laid  over til the next, meeting for Coun-  i'lcT' Be'U-'a- report.,���������Carried,      v - ������������������  Prom twelve petitioners' asking  for a grant on_ the-Page;Road  BeK-Lehman, that  gravel   to   the  extent   of -.'$800   be  authorized   loi  V crd IV.���������Carried.  Ware-Ro(berts, that a ro^id be  gazetted between the Harrop and  the Ben Nelson property thiv.i\rjh  Ware ��������� property and Abo'jtsford  Timber <and Trading Comp-iT) fan?!  to be used for a- public roid 6fc feet  wide.���������Carried.  Ware-Roberts,   that  Mr.   Purver  e l-o.v.d:cf n,:e "h-'ro.d'h ou^h  :i s property at 75 cents per rod���������  Claj(bur.ni-<3tra;(ton   Road,   Carried.  Prom A. lE. Sharp asking for re-  <af|g&>8 $1.00 PER YEA.  FOOTBALL  Married  vs.  Singl<?  A return majtch was played last  Saturday and resulted in the married'! !men with- a short team being  beaten-4-0. Owing to the married  team' 'being short���������though one of  them' isn't 'exactly so���������and the^'act  that one Clayburn single.rte played.  ed for the Abbotsford ������unforiun-  ates?" it was decided that the game  should be looked on as a pra'ct.ce  and all bets we.ra called 6>'f and yet  it) 'hath been said "that the. quality  of mercy is "holt strained."  Another .match will be played today at 6 p. m.    , -     ���������'  A FORTUNE.AWAITS HIM  The'lmaii whoi is barn. With a silver, spoon iin hiSs mouth .is sure a  Jcirtunale' individual;'.so is also the  man who has a fortune awaiting  him Thp following taken from an  pastern paper would indicate tnai  'our townsman, Mr. Hutton, is about  ���������io icoime into p'ossessiioh of a large  sum of money,. "^Hutton (Thomas  F. B.) lalst heard of at Vancouver  19-01. Brothers and sister's -ask. '  Mr.; Hutton has received intimacioa  that 'the old holme state, at Bristol  ���������England,'is beimg divided and h-^, is  wanted. He mtodcstly assarts that  he will have about $150,000 as >ir,s  share*. Hef .will shortly leave for  hi's oild home, Taut intends'to return  Sc'sAbboitsford again at as early a  date as possible, where most of ms  "ntei'ests^ are^   ��������� __���������  PEARDONVILLE ITEMS  W.ake up a\n;d read the- news of  Pumpkin Centre. Ni.ght Hawk has  returned, from a visit to Soap lake  foi', (rheumatism add is feejing fine,  so here we go. .- }  Our old  friend, Mr. Roberts, we  are pleased to hear is recoverniig  pars on the Clayburn-Abbotsfovd rapidly^" Frank Roberts and >vife  Road. {have been  at his home  for  some  !. Ware-Roberts, thai he be alto wed ' time/ helping to nurse hi,mH  Mr. F.  to spend the $100 voted for improving the'Purver Hill on the AL-  botsford-Claybura road insteadt���������  Carried.  Ware-Roberts, the council g.ve  the Reeve and clerk, power to sign  plans of sub-div������sion on finding tiie  road on-south boundary satisfaL-  a-j of N. W. 1-4, S. 4, Tp. ii'.-  iLarned.  The plans of  N.\E. 1-4, S.  Z,  Ip  15 were approved for signature.  Mr. Page addeeaxid the coiiiicil  re the survey of the property on  the iMatsqui Pral'irie. He slated tunt  in some cases the, survey was outi  ldou tlOO fest. There was the old  provincial government survey, the  nllitary survey and tM &��������� C. Land  survey. He thought there should  be same way of settling the matter  so that when roads were built out  f rauni.ip"! mtn.y .h-t ���������hey.wou'd  not be abandoned because they  .vere on the wrong right of way.  Nothngi  was done   in  tue  maii-sf  Bel>Ware, lhat .the matter of  ditching af Hayton and Holland be  lalid over until next meeting. ���������  Carried.  Rdberts-Ware, that the councif  hereby deem it advisable to diyert  the Mt. Lehman Trunk Road at a  point near, the north-west corner  of N.'"W. 1-1, Sec. 1, Tp. i4. Compensation at the rate of $100 per  acre, road to be 66 feet Inside. Said  (Continued 'oh Jast. Page)  Roberts ha������ rented .Mr. W. Roberts'  pluce for the season. -  (Mr- -Skipworth's little -daughter  was kicked by a horse that was  running! the r'oad and had a narrow, escape from being killed out  she is getting along nicely.  'Mrs. Geo. Taylor had ,a nice little Igirl born to her two we^eks; ago  Mother, and child are doing .fine.  Geo'Jhas bought a big team and, is  tearing .out the stumps and logs  to \beat the dand.  'Surveyors ane busy sub-dividing  the old Thompson place into 10 and  20 acre tracts to be said.  Frank Moioles went to Bellingham  last week to bring his daughter  Mrs. 'Caimpbell over. .She is going  to. join her husband up north of  Vancouver at Myrtle Point. Mr.  Campbell (has charge of a logging  camp there for Messrs BlodeU,Stew  art and  Welch.  'Mr. Alder af Abbotsford had a  basket social and concert at ML  Lehman on ApBil 26, which was a  grand success people coming from  Peardonville, Aldergrove and Abbotsford,, Mr. Alder is having considerable success wiith his conceits,  the proceeds of them, all going to  pay for his Imanse at- Mt. Lehman.  Mr. and Mrs. Alder deserve the help  of' !the community and we feel sure,  ���������they have the. goad wishes of all  who know them.  NIGHT HAWK. THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published    every   J-'riihiy    by    the    Post,  Publishing Couip������'"y.  A weekly Journal devoted lo the inter-  ex ts of Abbotsford and .suu's,,niliriy district.  Advertising Rates made k-now.    tr ap-  pileiition.  '    l^KQAIi ADVISRTIS.TNG���������12 cents  pei  line for first Insertion, and 8 cents a urn  for nil subsequent consecutive insertions  Our SlilbtooMth���������Neither tor nor agin'  the   Government. ���������  VBBamizasxszz  "������"iir  nr ���������VJ.TW^TT  FRIDAY,   - MAY 3      1912  TTK  L-.'JJ1.JL>J.I. I  S5*  Tho'-future has much in store tor  Abbotsford that means all that is  contained in tho words, "Nothing  succeeds 'like success." There arc  few po.ople aft'ar studying conditions 'but will admit that ABBOTSFORD is to be THE GREATEST  BUSINESS CENTRE IN THE  FRASER VALLEY between Now  Westminster 'and Chiilliwaclw Abbotsford jmay yet rival our neighboring-.inland tawns in. the Fra3er  VaV.eyi It all rests with the people -themselves.   No other centre in  r  the Fraser Valley south Of the river  canf boast of ;i;he. facilities for business 'that   our little town  cau  at  the    present    time.     The  general  course  of   business  is coming pur  way, gradually���������and gradual growth  ia1 'the .only growth���������do we s-ee. our  town  *adding   to   the   Imahy   littie  things that asalst in the easy and  pleasurable transaction of business  The Post ils protid(. of our .little,  town and of the business ability of  , i  cur ci-t.zen , an 1 of the many bookers . there are in the surrounding  district who are-helping to make  Ab o sford. Oar slogan has alwa^ b  been "Watch Abbotsford Grow.,"  S'ince 'the first publication of tAis  paper we have seen many would-be  boosters fall by the wayside< They  have become weary in the watching  Roma' was not 'built in a day, neither is any prosperous town a city.  AbbO'tsford 'has arrived" at that  stage where the' finishing, touches  are. 'bevng ad'ded to the, past rapid  grow-th. This lis the time when the  impatient say "there is nothing do*  ing" .but the thoughtful one points  tvj the little things that are being  dond and looks away into the lut-  ure and again sees the days wnen  rapid strides���������t<ao rapid .perhaps  for permanent growth���������are being  made. But "Watch , lAbh^tsford};  Grow" and let each one do his uttto  rnilta in assisting to make the town  the business centre af this rich aad  rapidly developing district. '  "All roads���������even the road to pros  perity���������lead to-Abbotsford. Thort  are (therefore many people who arrive and depart from Abbotsford.  What is theiir impression?   It counts  tor. much  wha|t these people, think  ���������of (Abbotsford.   If they are plea jed' divers, 'besides" thi man to ope rale  tr'-ct with its su'perviso/r, and the  ���������'working" out" of the road ..taxes iui  a. sort 6.1 p'cnjifc, rather than in  ���������'fear and trembling" as salvation  :s sajd to be alone attained, has  been largely abandoned. Efficiency  marks the neiw plans. Men who  know something about .road building are being employed djy, townships and oojunifci.es as ,no|ad engineers or as "superintendents," where  ':hc teuim "engineer" arouses Ji.s-  tr'ust in a farming, populacq^ New  machinery and 'new /methods are  being adopted at ovejry turn, In  fact, the 2,151,000 ini-les of roads and  "near .roads" ti|rat we havo in rural  United -Slates are, as hits baen expressed by one person, of unknown  nati-onaliity, "now on the highway  .if1 improvcmeniti"   ���������        ;.  1 "The autoimioibUe," -stiill quoting  ;aiom the same gentleman, ��������� '"has  ocen a potent factor i(n thiis i.m-  provemont, m both directions," It  has proved a great stimulus for  :hc gcod roads idea in the towns  .ind'eaiea, and among,the farmers  who own autos. On the - other,  hand, it has created a good d-Mi  .1 oppopiitwn to the whole, scheme  if road improvement among farm-  >rs who do not own machines.  Thc introduction of automobiles  has wonked toward road j|mprove  .nentj There have boon a .good  many cases whore the automobile I  \as becm more than, a anoral agent  .n that'direction.. It haajbeien hitch  ���������2d to a road drag and made to  make smooth the rough places itself. To its crodiit be it .said, that  where the eutcimo'bile has been put  iioisuch work it has done well and  qu:ckly what would otherwise have  ;een ieXt undone.  The spL7t-log drog has bean turned over to very good use by motor  works losated at Lansing, M'ich. It  ��������� occurred to- the management that,  vvhjie giving their ca,rs the usual  :ioad tests, a double purpose.could  oe served and the testing,cars used  Co improve the conditions oi the  r-oads over whuch they^passed. To  thsi end, a spliit-lo-g^drag. was contrived, and attached to. ^.ach car as  it went forth to. its test.  The experiment worked out ad-  m'fria|bly\ * * 'Resulting in .a vast  improvement in the neighborhood  and an economy ,to tlie- borough.  The work was accomplished vwi^th-  out any expense, o,f .powea; or labor���������simply by using .the \ ene,rgy  which -formerly had "been, (used exclusively for testing purposes.  It "has been left to the bi,g .brother oi the ^automobile,, the motor  truck,'to tur,n seriously^to' the cask  o-f noad building and road maintenance,. So far the- truck has .been  remarkably successful in road work  Especially .is thas true af the -trucks  fitted fox traction work (in pulling  trailers, noad graders, road xlrags,  etc., as we;ll as for haulmg ro'ad and  brvdge /constrjuctiilon {materials on  Dh.e.\r own badiies.  &nce -the "picnic system" of work  ing treads has gonq out of viogue it  li.:ls been hard to fine teams and  drivers enough to- do the work that  '.\*as absolutely necessary to keep  the rpads passable, without trying  ta start anything now in the way  dl 'road improvement/ It takes  eight 'horses and fruity tw^o to iour  day. In a igo,od many instances  it has been 'impossible to .ge[t teams  and men when the rioads .were in  fit condition to bq worked. Seeding  tiime, corn p'lanjJing and plowing  3.11 come just a'bo.ut the tune -:he  roads need the, most attention,. Thc  farmer in the. corn belt, who Will  leave., a corn Jiiel'd that needs ium  in order to work roads at ordinary  wages, is an exception,. QVIorepver  ���������with such systems of, wo'iikying ihe  roads, it has beeUi. ..found thai it  takes on, an average, better .than  seventy-five, pqr.cerit di the whole  ilund uvai'Labio to a community,,  just; to keep ih-4 roads pa teheed up  and the ditches half cleaned utit,  leaving a scant tw.enty-fiive per  cent to1 be spent in bridges, permanent- reads and real road km-  pro-veinent.  All thi'.s ".ii3  tvhe reason, or rather  the co'llocbiiovn, of  reasons ,wjiy  the  ���������trustees  of 'I-IoiO'pjir  Township  out  in,  .Dodge'County,   Ne/bra,ska,   \nio  had scon a   motQii truck pulling, a  three-gang   ptow   in   sod,  got   tne  notion that ht would  oe usqful hatched aihcad of a  road yiador jujt aa  well as aheadiqf  a   plow.   They in  vestiigatcd,   and   j\maily   uought   a  three-ton truck, flitted with  a apec-  iel por iterated cast-steel rim .wheel'  w.Xh wood plug  tires, ^and an ox-  tension ,i\'m fioj- tht\ reai* wheels for  use in soft ground and im .hard pulling,.   They  ihiltchcd   it   bo  >an   ordinary b.ig blade grado,r Lsuch as ia  usually pulled by eight or ton hurs-  aeai  The .truck  laact a   forty-five  hoirse-power motor,  and   it .pulled  the grader  in good shape in auy  son't of ground that was fit to  be  worked;.,   It (hauled the. maclnne. at  fi-'cm four to si\.. males an hour with  ���������out/ "stopping'  to  rest,  and   did  it  with but one  driivcr, and one'1 mail  at the graded^  It - went any  place  that the big. teams could go, a.nd it  turned   and   backed   and vgoit   into,  the corners and ditches.- much more  easily  than  the  "strung out" e,i,gnt  horse   teams 'ever   did,.   The   truck  ���������and one grader did as 'much  work  as  two  machines   w<th   teams,  and  di'd it all  with about half the  men  -'il took for one (outfit with horsos.;  li caost fr'o'm $2.50 to   ,3.00   a'  day  in  'gasoline,   oil,   efic,   tp   run   tne  truck.    Counting   depreciation,   interest, and repairs.the cost w,as cot  over $5,00   a . day.     The    driver s  wage   was 'about       $3.00    a    day-.  This*   would make  a  total cost of  not over $)8!00   a   day, agamsc .-V)  00 .to ($16.00   a  day far tea-pis to do  one-half  the -work   done   by   the  truck.  BESURE-ANDWORSWHEHORSE    axlje grease,  -.  (7    Vsi-    ((i    J ���������     HARNESS', OIL9 ' WHIPS,  U      ^trad^markCJ ',- CURRY COMBS,       '  HALTERS,   BRUSHES,   SWEAT   COLLARS," and also  BICKMORE'S   fiAT.Tr CURE.-which wc  warrant a satisfactory  Cure for Galls, Wounds, and'Sores upon animals.  P. O. Box 45  Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  with their sojourn here,, they will  talk, about it and thus ..advertise us  ifavoirablyl^ If they go away dissatisfied' with their business dealings or unsatisfied in any manner  they, wiili telfl theijr -friejids just the  Baime., What :aire w"* as indirviduals  doing to make,a good impression?  When.'we 'me.eit a man dressed  neatly and presenting a prosperous! appearance,, the impression is  that he is doing well, So it isk with  towns. If they look neat, dean and  as having a prosperous appearance  the fact makes itself apparent to  all.. What 'is 'the property-holder  doing ;to make his property have a  neat clean appearance?  ."       *     ..  ROADS  BUILT   BY MOTOR CAK  The   monumental  waste   and   ,n-  eff.ciency, of the old tune, road am-  the machine, to handle thet ordin  ary grader such as is in common  u&e all over tha country where d.rt  roads are the rule (and that constitutes something over 2,000,000  miles of roads) It is next to impossible to 'hire a team without  miring a driver too, and a team  ajnq driver cost from ,$2<50 to a.09  a day, depending sam.a,w,ha.t ou  the locality and the demand fjr  labor. At any rate, a grading outfit is operated by horse-power at  an; expense of froim/ $12.00 to 16.00  jV. mjoire ��������� per day, not counting the  salary o fthe -nian_ who handles thd  grader.  fiuch an outfit does extremely  well if it goes over a streitch of; a  mile and a half or two. m,iles,  cleans out the ditches, rakes out  sod, trash, and a; little .bit of dirt  nfjo bhe middle of the road and  deposits it there, in humps and hum-  .nocks much like those 'encountered in a   Dakota slough,, all in one  The truck was used also for dragging roads w|i|th, a heavy split-log  drag. It .has covered better than  fifty m,lles of road with the drag  in three days time of ten hours each  Pulling .two ��������� lighter drags it has  finished twenty miles and better  iiif a s:.ngle day^ Thespian in this  township is /to use. a headlight on  the 'truck. ' When the noads get  ready after a rain; or in the spring,  the machine 'goes over ,the whole  township, running night and day  till the job is done. With this scheme  the townsmen -are able- to- drag  more roads than a half dozem men  and teams could handle,, and tney  get the road 'done at the right time.  With the speqial wheels ,the roads  are dry enough for the machine  when they are dry enough to drag.  The Hooper 'Township trustees  have s'ince found that the track  could have handled tha, work of at  ieast tw.o townships with almost  equal case, and at the same time  have leissendd. the expense considerably,. However, they .fund use for  the truck and manage vto make it  earn its gasoline all the year round,  grading, hauling bridge,, culvert  and other road material, and doing  other W;ork for the township. Besides, wlien it is not in use it does-  n'tj cost any thing .fox uteejd or care.  At, first there was a good deal  oi'. opposition to the purchase of  the truckyby .the citizen's 'of the  township, and a, lot ^of complaint  about it after it was bought^ There  are a few taxpayers .who still insist that "that contrap^on will  bankrupt the township."-"'But "the  majority of qi.tj.zens .of Ho.oper-  Township adm,il  that  the irucfc is  The best and most comfortable  Livery Rigs, and'an automabile  for hire. Teaming and Dray ing  H. MCKENZIE, prop.  '      f  \  ���������!���������  ���������������  t  %  t  wmmmwmmg^asm  t  T  f  t  t  If your . Subscription to  the Post is not paid or if  not already a Subscriber  ���������5������  ���������Hh^^^^X^^K*^hH^  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  ur specials  Builder's Lime, Hardware and  Cement  Have you secured your Poultry  Netting yet ?  Jas0 Elliott  Manager  INSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy investments  ��������� ��������� -:'���������'���������in'town lots, acreage or farm  property  :     see'  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  (Continued  on page six) 1/  of  60000660006660000060000060  11  ���������yap"  ls^eT'raoth^T'',   Wlth-   B���������e   i3lbI������' Vefere',ic"������'   a������d   do'. hor mother lived ia some small place   libmhig "ptgeon   geTtnig "back   to   Us  b-     rm   her-don't.you   know   since   the- Bibles    were-  *������������ Montreal. ���������  At tho present time "   nest"  ���������.!m    '    ���������.   theCOn:   Placod   in   the   hotels,   tho   managers;   Ca���������������n   ������nd   his   wife  are   off  some-'      "Wp.m   ������ h������m������, ..���������.,���������������������������.,..��������� . '   .... '  ���������amSHALL.    SAUNDERS,  Author of "Beautiful  Joe"  I said.   'Her mother.will"bT.frantic,  " 'Probability  know anything abo  ductor   with   a   smile.      'if  8he "di'd    i'��������� /Vi"!   ""^   U,������   mana^i   ���������"u   ""   "JB  Twuo  ar������   ������"  some-       "Well, a homer usually has .  mes-  she'd, thought-of trains.    L kelv 8h   b   "l* * !������haVe lncre,l8ed*" ,   "J���������   ^^   couldn't   find   out   sago,"  said   Judy   with   a   laugh.     -I  away from home.' '  "     **      7���������, P!������P * "P  t0 ^ ?        G���������J���������-and baby were to-   want you girls to listen to what tMs  "'Good   thought'   said   ihn   v��������� asked Firefly. jgether    at    Caledonia    Springs, . oh, ��������� Nova Scotia  coal  ������,nn     tr    cnou������nt>    s���������   tho   young      ������Yea.      you   know  how  on    b      '   grandma's     farm  man     He  was  staring at the child,   reading  matter  and   looked   as   if  he   were   thlniMna   .,    4*       ���������*-_..   7.J.T'...."". "**    m,-  ., .,   _..x     ~ ��������� _*���������-*-������  ������iUi    ������������ sam ,umc me cnain began huSaull  deeply,  Baby  company  president  fed     the   said,  for Sudbury  is  included   in'it.  !!,,"' reading  matter, on .the   trains   and   chickens and ducks, and played with lie said that the chain beean In Saul  th,nk,ag ���������������������*   lt      You   don't  usually   have,   the dog and  cat. , Grandma brought Ste.  Marie,  Ontario  ta   1894 ���������y   the  ,Hnm).    ,.  .. ' anything .in. your bed-room.    Aland-,'   hahy   to   Montreal   to   do   shonninir crprtinn   nf   ������   mm   ������<��������� ' ,  ooooooooocoooooopooooooooo sJXnX %������TZ K ^ ������?*������! *.��������������� ^ r/���������/a������ ^.!T?-.���������������?"A& "on^y."' ������ /JM  (Copyright by Publishers Press, Ltd.)    the nlShK  i^1*', ^ 8aId-'r SaW   y������U ' Bhculd'love toWher.'  for   mg up her hotel because she would .^ndcd at the station, and boarded a   mechanical   pulp.      Soon    thev   u-ed  Oh,   I'll   take   her/   I   sald      'I   T *T ������ ������  '*'   ^T   ������f   the' ^0,!������ ^ *?*' ^ ^"V''       'a������ ^e pulp wood near-by.'*.Th-ea*th%r  - . 1   said..    I   electric    light, company,'   but   some You    can     imagine    girls. . how   built a railway, and-opened up a new  hotel  managers, say  that  they  don't, amused and interested I was.    'What   territory   in   East  Algoma  fresh  holding her today. ���������T    .���������        _         ,   .  ���������<<nv,   r>^i^n������ 1    ������ t    j      ,              ' Just   as   l   spoke,   the  Oh, Goldilocks," I ejaculated. , ,tho  fjve  "Now  he  looked  as  if he   thought had been cuucueci at Hearing of a lost                     ~            " **"       ,                                               '                "*** JJut '^ Paper mills     Next  thev  I  was  crazy. ��������� 'See, for yourself,'- he child.    'I   would   have  come   sooner' baCk t0 ������Ur l0St baby glrl!    l couid'     '    Wlre   Carson's   moth^   and   ask   wanted sulphide pulp to mix with the  said, and he drew aside, the' curtain she said, 'but  baby  was fractious,   i S^^ffi" vorv^ret^iS   ^n���������^^!^ 1 d"T   ^ *"?'* ** manufacturing of  s   I   spoke;   the   mother  of   care lf tneIr llght bills are  doubled:   are you  going  to do  now?'  I  asked   supp      of  puTwoodThti*    A   ^  appeared.     Her  svmnathfp"?   ������ v a ������T 'v.' .   .   u   ouppiy   oi  puip   wood   thus   assurcc  touted at .learin^o^a^   ������"* tTL?���������   ^ ? ~"?!'  "^L          * '  . ^ >������ - Paper mills.    Next  the.  of a near berth.    There she lay, tlie .want to say. that 1   will  take charge  darling���������dirty,  and  tired,  and  sweet,  and all worn out from the excitement   of the little girl if you like.'  of  the   long  day.      'The   dear   little  She    had,-  very    pretty    table say Carson's'somewhere on the road nanor   so iw h���������m ,^,,  manners,    though    they    were,    like between  here  and Winnipeg     Wors mm     Now ^h.v w    ���������  ,"   ? '    "  I put in my  plea  again,  and  the   ^' G de������n W" tat^7f earnest- out  grandma's. name.    However,   I'l, I told you they roast meTal ore      In  Boul,',Isaid as I bent-over. her.   'Her    0-1 was delivered to me.    I started    |y l������ her- ftnd as " h������ ^d a purpose wire  Caledonia  the circumstances.' roasting   the   ores    they   had    been  mother  has  so   many   to   look  after,    to' do the orthodox thing In the-.way" "n���������VA���������      ,      . ���������   ,' T ���������      ,. "'Perhaps .they'll  want'us  to  take wasting the sulphuric acid *a  that she must have forgotten her.'       of washing and brushing up, but shei fter brealcfast X found  out- ������������������ He the child onto Winnipeg,' I said. they could utilize It    If you  "'A mother never forgets ,a child,'    simply   wouldn't   wake   up,   and   was,  J^T ���������"? ���������t0  ��������������� ,a"d   f,^1     'If  you       "'l have  to leave at Port Arthur,' tried   any   sort  of   roasting  " said- - such   a. deadweight,   that   I   merely   ^ ' "^ } "��������� d������, a^tle  Sherlock he said.    'Are you going on?' you  know  one  often  gets   ,  "  ItoImeB    business,   with    this    young       "'Yes. and'will be delighted to-do results    On  child.   I've already got some valuable, anything I can  to iielp the child  information from her.   Just watch me'  now.'   .  he  'That's true,' I replied emphatical- slipped off her  little  frock,  wrapped  ly, thon wc stared at her.   The same her  in  my  dressing  gown,   and   laid  conviction burst upon us both.    This tor in my berth., How she did sleep,  child, had no mother on the train.    . Several   times   during   the   night,   Ij  "He read  my  thoughts.    'To make raised myself on ray arm to look af-  mire,', he said, 'I will go quostion that her.    'What a  cherub!' I  would  ex-'  lady in tho next car.   She Is the ono claim,  r:id  girls,  I  registered  a vow.  ^ou  mean,  I suppose���������tho lady with mentally, to adopt three or four poor;  the crowd  of youngsters.  "I nodded, and he went away. In  ������ Jiffy, he came back. 'She knows  nothing about this- child.' v 1  "'Then she is a lost child,' I re-!  marked. T have seen no one near,  her today, but that lady  children  as  soon   as  the Lord  pros-,  pers me sufficiently."   . .���������  {       j  CHAPTER X. \m\     I  .   . 1 J'JL'.'.i           !  Mr. Gideon.  j      "Children   are   a   fearful   bother,";  gas.    Now  they could utilize It.   If you have ever  process,  gets   Important  this occasion, they got a  ���������,_,��������� . residue  of nickel  and  iron,  so. they  111   go  send  my   wire,', he  said,   began   t-   manufacture   nickel   steel'  n      r  v,      , ��������� , . gettIng up*    'The  ol(1  ladv  Hkely,is   The nickel lands at Sudbury contain-  Can   T  be .of  any  assistance?'   I   knocked out by. this occurrence.'     ..      ed a small quantity only   of ^rbn   so  "Now girls, I must tell you wher,e   another-  district,    the   Michlpicdten,  we are in ,our, journey.    Just, glance, was  developed,  and   the-Helen-mine  we   opened.    After'the iron ore had been '  are not travelling, through  the  most ' proved, the.erection of'a.steel  plant  thickly settled part of  Ontario���������that   followed.    Then- came reduction   and  is, down nearer .the States.    We are   refining, works,  and  a  chemical   and,  making   for   the, northern   shore   of   alkali   plant.    Other   industries   suc-  Lake   Superior.     Yet. we  pass   some   ceeded   with- a  rush,  giving employ-  bright, and  busy  towns with  woolen-   m&nt to  thousands of persons."  mills,  saw-mills,  and. a  wild,  broken ,    "Good   gracious,, how  can   she   re-  She's   easily'  asked.  " 'Not   now,   thanks  distracted,   like  most  kids.     You   alt   of  (w������������������'        a        "    ,        ~������"  chu'   r.iif iv, , at  ^he  maP'  and  remember  that  still.    I'll take her over here.  "We were in our sleeper.  One can't  bo so retired  in ������in -observation car,  and dear' girls, I assure you that for  tl">   next   hour,   I   suffered   agonies  from suppressed laughter.    Only one  thing reconciles me to the thought of'  ���������. 1  u    me    a.    muriui    ootner,"'    ���������--.---���������  bne dined with me,' he said with   Baid Dixie. ,.old aSe' and that is the certain know- and fascinating country where  there   member all that?" exclaimed  Dixie  ���������������  grin,  'and  I  thought you   were  a       "Yes, but one wants to be.bothered.:   ledge   that  a^ed   Pe������Ple   don't   laugh are lakes and large clear streams. We       "Isn't  this  a   railway, going  down-  careless mother.'        , ,,-j was glad j had something to wake'  like (<Idlot3 on  the  slightest provoca- catch sight, also, of huge forest and   to,  Toronto   from   Sudbury?"   asked  I thi'i,0"' laUghlng*    '-U3t what   me UP in the night.    It made me feel! .tlon-" ' game  reserves,  and several  oid  fur-   Biddy,  with-her finger on a map  of  was-thinking about-the !,idy. In-tha; Important,- and  of .some   use   in   the'      "Be thankful you have a sense of trading   r^ts   of   the   Hudsons   Bay   Canada.  '  text car.'                                                                                                                     *---        ������������������         ���������                             ... j  "'Porter,', he called, 'what ���������������������- you  know about this child?'  "The good-natured colored man  looked over his shoulder at us. Then  he   left   my   berth,   and   came   over  world."                                                      !  humour," said Firefly severely. Company.    At  North, Bay,  on   beau-      "Yes, one ��������� can  easily  run  down   to  "I  feel  like  that  with  my  birds,";      "A sense of Jt>  a nonsense of it,", tiful Lake Nipissing is a government   our fine second city in the' Dominion.  said Jane.   "I enjoy getting up in the'   retorted  Judy.    "Everything   amuses railway  to' Cobalt.    You  have  heard- I did on my return.    Now, of course  night with a sick one."                        ''me<    r lau^h when others are sober, of that?"  "That's  the idea of service," mur-'- &nd the knowIedge that" my laiifhter  _.     . 1M    ,     T      .                          - . mured Mara.    "If everyone had tbat,i '"Pfm;Splaced'   excites  me  to  furtn������r-  "This child, sir���������I know she very hap-., the world would-be better"               <: I ?rtf" ln   the   lin*   of  cachinnation.'  hazard sort of like.   Here one minute,    ���������  -when the Earl of Aberdeen -came] '    ������   ^^     J   S������������n   SaW   that  In the next car next.    Make friend.;    to    CbTadi" 7o";toue7"^.','"he! ^o^T  ��������� "^^  '������ ^  H������me'  but   not   stay   long.   She's   used,  to   Baid  he  considered  himself  the  ser-i mat5  travel, that one.,  "'Did you ever see her before?' the  roung man asked.  '"No   sir,   never!    I  thought  she's  vant of the people."  ".What    became     of    your  charge, Judy?" asked Firefly.  I kept on to' Winnipeg."  "My   brother   was   up   there   last      "That is right," said Jane cajollng-  year,"   said   Peanuts.    "He' is   inter-   ly, "keep your face  west, Judy."  ested in .the' mineral discoveries. ��������� He      "We  are  justf pulling out of  Sud-  was telling me about a friend of-his,  .bury;" continued Judy.  ,"Watch  that  an  engineer  who  had  a  lot  of  men   dotted black line ������f our railway   run-  : and he was demonstrating Hp ������*' ln'the J00^3'. **V*V couldn't get ning ail-along the northern shore of.  >���������  ,-.-...      WaS  deittonstratmg.    He got.   out to buy,drinks, so they drank red. Lake Superior. . We are,away- up  in-.  ink and essence of lemon.- the pioneerr solitudes  now..  The  alr-  "Do hush,, Peanuts," said Judy, with   js as ciear as-a bell.    Sitting out on  a   vave1 of   her   hand ' toward'  her.   the platform���������" '  ion from our treasure  trov v  down on his knees, ne'barked like a  small. dog> he mewed lilce a cat> he quacked  "Think of North Eay which is a denr  place,  to  my  mind,, situated  as  it  i.s' pirefly<  "Where  is  that - baby  girl ?" asked  r t^eC&T' conductor''' said m^, I had to'ring for the porter to bring.-  cards>  he  pIayed   gameg    he\'on {Z'  on  that lovely ninety-mile-long lake.j      "Close beside me,, as straight as a  Then she began to play.   and   so]dj   all   ln. dumb' shoWf   and" there" 7" ^^^ ^ ^'-ime-��������� g������t,!   ramrod'    and    as* handsome    as  .... *   H^13  a  duck,  he  rose  ud   aeain   and  torl+ll   .. .    , ,    ,.      , -,     "About daylight, when I was Bleep-!  scratrhPd   with   hio'f   -lin 1.  with this lady here,' ard he. look,d   Ing  soundly   l  t'elt  her  tuK_in_  at!  3cratched  with  his  feet  like a hen.  at me. .    ������ '���������     S    "        , 1 /       Z      tugging  at.   He measured with his hands, he ran  ��������� me..  She pointed to. her. mouth, and'  +0  tho  nmntino- rnnm   * ���������   ,  ,. . . '        .   to  me  smoKlng-room  for  a pack of.  -���������.       1   nafl   tO   T'nBr   Tf>r   H10   -nn-rt-a-r   tn   Krlno-.-     ,  heI,friend' I "er water,  fpjrf    ���������C������f UCt������-   CEme' End lfS"' quIetly with m^ watch chain--  ������cca-    gruntinT like    a   17������   T7'   ^   ^^    J &m harkI^g back a "ttle in|  cherub.'   She wasn't -one"of"uie~cud-  ened stolidly to, our story.    Then.he' sionally she would gurgle or c00 to;   grun  ng    ������*e    a    pig   ���������   Baby    was   my tale, on account of the baby.������    .,     ^ , E knew^her  by  Ln  nT,      v,C;S9' 'S������ many W������-| herself'   but  on  the   whole   ^  -as!  C    fly    Thev we^e   ^f^ "JUd7' haVe y������U eVer be" 0Ver thiSl  this   time,   and  she  received  no  eni  men let  their .children  run all  over1 ^^....  -...-.,.     r   __A  .:_     "__   .      anas ny-    ihey were carrying on a   Mn������  ht>fnr*<>"  a,iflui  m������fiv ,     ,.     ' <  .     .    '     ',     ,  of   attention,   but   she   took    It  'all  coolly,   ar.d   only   grunted,   or   said,  ������^Why have you never written about;  .wow_wow,'    occasionally.    You    can  lt?"   '  imagine how delightful ���������: it was there  "It   was   when   I   first   began   to.  at the back of the car,  in .the mild  m,���������  ..1 iv  1.      , i Pretty  quiet.    I  got  up   early,   so  I- r-<*nlar   nontnmi���������.      x> j   v  the  place,  that  unless  a young     V could   secure   one   of   the   d:;saIne., 1������ }r~ Pantomime-     Bye   and   bye,       ������Yes, once."  la  in  trouble,  you're not apt to   *n-'    ���������*a    27     T\ ?    T; he St������Pped' flung himself on the seat  quire    where    it    belongs.    Vl    go' ZZ\T   SV"   *   T   , T/- .^-������ exhausted air, and wiped the  through   the   train,   and ��������� see   if   l������i ^.E b?autifulIy P������������PorUoned  lit-' perspiration from  his  brow.  parents are on board.'  "'They're not,' said the young man! don"e! ���������.������������������ w ^ w   Under his  breath,   and  T  knew  thev' 1       ' "',7 ", "\T v"i"4"6 "J" -\ "  . ������������������ .       .        .'������*������������������������   ������-"ew   mey long goiden  iockg   she  iooked  like  were not.    Anyone  who  owned   that: fairy.  beautiful    child    would    look    afterj     ������r>l^^   t u a ������  ������ u a a       ���������  1 '[     - Before I had finished dressing, she  t.L*, ,. ��������� "    ! darted away from -me. ' I never saw  ine  matter  of  parents  was  soon  tie thing she was, and so good about       "t   ]nni,0^    _���������t   f1l���������   , , A ' 'v    "���������a    "C11   x   lliBL   uesa"   LW.  1   looked   out   the   window,    and wrlte,"    said    Judy,     "and     editors,  "ame sauntering over to: would  dock Hoimesed through' first  'Shall  I  tell  you  what to do  some work. ,n  San  Francigc0f  first, time  I  had  been  commissioned.  ; being dressed.   When everything was;  nrp^pnti-u- v.Q n���������m��������� ��������� ��������� *.    . .    !  ' eSen"y hG Came s.a^tering over to;  wouldn,t lefc me>    .When   T  wenfc  the.   mannered   pergong   an   about.   ^^^  body chatting, and, everything congenial. Listen to some of the names  of tv" stations r passed.- Pogama3-  ir.g, Metagama. Woman >River, Waka-  _ October    air.      Well-dressed,     well-  l^.t01^e?Tbi?S������UJt?f1her   me-   *I'vVsherlo7kH^mVs7d\hrough; "  a   ifc, ^^ ^.^  I have found, out?'  "'Oh!   please,' I replied.  "'Our young friend,'.he said, point-   tTen7"No7 we   can   write  anything    *-,;. NremeCoS. Missanabie, and so on.  we like.   We are so oig    There   are   some   villages   here,   but  and  I  simply  rushed  over this' line..  Canada    hadn't   become"   fashionable  h���������f..  ,     .. ,_ l' such an independent child.   I did not ins fn hlhv " ,,_  ,���������������������������  ������������������  .      .  Settled.    No  one  on  board  ackaow-i 6ee her     ul th   whIte.coated waitpr.    ,g- .������ baby' who was on her kaees   about it that  ledged a lost child, and the conduc-1 11*  thZ    \,  1 white coated waiter: piaymg   with   the   cards   which   she  ������������������������ v   ,   i.    x!_ c.^u^uuu , came through the car with the wel-' wax nrrano-i^o- ������������,  +.       ,'    . .      x   ,.  or came back to the seat where the; come   call-to   breakfast     TheE   fih0: ���������   *���������J������.������ ������n fl e plush seat   'is.  world   Is   beginning   to   take   an   ,n.  poung man and I sat look ng through: a  a      ���������        , ,   ,..       .,   ��������� Moilie Carson, and her fatner   tprpst in no������  the curtains at the sleeping beauty ta   1"?���������������������������? ^CmK &1������nS' ^l*���������* th&, ,s   Christopher  Carson,   traveller   for'    ^ * ^  lv- v...,, B UCttULjr "\i hand   of  her  young  man   friend   of Jones  and    prosperous,    that    the    outside'   mostly  it  is  a   wild  country .b.elong-  v~~ to  tho   Province of Ontario,  and  <-"C3 to settlers.   There is some-trade  the berth.  "And' how many  years  is  it since i  the night before.  baid"?he neXtAtil!nS *** telegraph,"  "������^v'{toe her for  breakfast?'!  baid the conductor.    'Where did she! he asked  come on?'  "'At Montreal,' I told him  "'Have   you    examined   her?'   he  asked, 'to see whether "her clothes are  marked?'  "I   bent   ovtr   the   child.     There  wasn't the sign of a mime or "initial  merchant^ ^ear"'     JeWellery.:  you  went before?"  ^sked  Biddy.  i< ���������������.���������  .        ..."      '. "Eleven   years,    and . the   changes  Why, how did you find that out?'   Bhlce   then   are   sImply   marvel]oug.  Old towns are improved, and new.'  ones have sprung up like mush-'  rooms."  "Now you are on LaKe Nipissing,"  said Biddy, who'had. her finger on the  j I asked.  "I   nodded   assent,   and   he   went|     "'I reasoned this way.    The chili-  awayjwith her." ^ { is us3d to travelling.    Now travelling  "What  a  nice  fellow,"   said  Fire-! costs money.    She is either the child-  fly.    "He wanted to pay for her, and1 of some rich person to whom money  didn't want to.-embarrass you by sit-    isn't an object, or she belongs to one  ting down with, you." . ;who gets reduced rates.    If she were-'  nn   . K ��������� "He  was splendid," said Judy.    "I:' a millionaire's daughter, chances arp-  the Way'"  around \eXCeP /  8mal  S������ld  l0Cket' f0und out that hewas a commercial1  she  wouldn't get an open ng to  run'      """  '  Babv from Zf   "^^   '^^l traVeller and belong3'to that Gideon' aWay"      Se-a"ts   woufd   always   2  -T^uT^ ������m  fh S������Clety-" !  d0gging her*    Probably her fat: -r is  Lucid that,   said the young man      ������what is that?" asked" Firefly.  In furs and lumber, and some farming operations are carried oh. mostly  on; a smr.21 scale. It is in r-'/ty the  sportsmen's paradise. Large, clear,  rock-girt lakes abound,, and lots of.  bear, moose and deer roam through  the forests. We will take a Jump to'  Jack   Fish   Bay,   where   we  come   to-  map, "and it is night,-but you know-   .tbe   *reat ��������� sweep "round   the   rocky!  ledges and sharp promontories of big;'-  La*0   Superior���������the   greatest   inland:  Yes,"  replied  Judy,  "and  remember that the places I passed in  tho  body of water In the world.    I shall!  shortly. Then he added, -'She's no  poor deserted child. She knows how  to use a finger bowl. She's got parents somewhere.'  'The  conductor   took  out  a   tele  1  a commercial  traveller.    She'd likely  graph form, and we concocted a tele- .America?   The Bibles  night going west, I saw by daylight "fer  f0T^et   the   sunset "that  night j  when I returned.    North Bay Is one. ,   e��������� Wasn fc a llving thinS in *:'*    !  "Have   you   never   noticed    lately'  start from home.    What men on  the'  ������f the  d,Vlsi������naI  poilUS of  the  ral1" water    w"^^TJlJ^L T'  when  travelling,  that  there  is  often    road do I know from Montreal'    So-  ^f7, fn,d haS exteasive reDair sh������Ps- little'nuffL Trnn        pe������P^,0n t,he:  ���������   r,,v,���������  ,���������  ,                    ,     ..     ,   ^ .    _         .v . T                          l t<11'    O0   The   lake   is   a   favorite   haunt   of lue  Pu"mg  train  seemed  Ike pg-:  a  Bible  in your  room  in   the  hotel,, many, that I must find what line hpr'          *           ��������� ������        lWYUllw   u<ullu mips     t ^r^^-^i,^                     ,     .    '  nlo������������������.  ty,nK    .,  ,v    r,,A                 ,   J  . ,    ' .   ,       ,                     dl   ine ner   sportsmen.    Soon aftser   eavne North mies-    I remember no one spoke for-  placed  there by the Gideons, or the^  father   s  n.   I tried hardware   whiph    ������                                                  s . inn. Hmo     r,r                            ,       :  ���������,   .'.,                       , , ������������������         '                 .                                    ucuuwdie,. wnicn   Bay  we come to SucHburv   which has ong tIme-    We were overawed by  Christian    commercial    travellers    of   is   my   own   line;   books    flour    orui   ^                           ojmo.ury, wnicn nas th-       .   o n.         .        ouca"cu  uy>  .    .    _.     _...                                  ������������������������������������ _    :                      c'    UUUttS'   nour,   and    the most pvion,aivo ^^r ar>r\ nir.irni ine primeval   solitude, and Hip sptiop  the most extensive cogopcr and nickel  ^. -0,r, afed three, Warded tra,n| t^se'who ^^"ZZ.1^': %Z Z %&?������?*& iS   4������"^>?������'> ������'>���������*'   *-' t^ ITZ]"\^S?T   ^  Montreal, white serge suit, white hat,| unhomellke   atmosphe-    ������'    h���������,���������,.    ..,���������..,������������������ _;. ���������." , ?"T.s- and   lunntitiea   o(   ores   Irom   the   mines   *r<iat   ���������������   ="   Slorilled   the   gray  ���������������������������Chances are BW��������� away,-sald! a"d so/^ '" " " '���������" " ������" "^^  ""^   ""   '������-.."-������--������-.--���������'  --'---   "���������-'^at iniand  the conductor, 'and parents are mak  Ing  Montreal  lively,   never  thinking' is poor/ read "some other  of the train.'  "'Can't you add  to  that telegram  that  someone Js.���������J.ookin^_after her?'  What   did   mama   do?  ! '"'���������SrS^Smr  ^stayed- r?UCe ^ f������ "^ "^    ' ���������������  their passages o, Soripture, ���������,,������-������ ������ ������-    ���������- ? U, 2^^^^  If dis-v live? Caledonia Springs.   I had some- w UD a nl^pp "  couraged or in trouble,  if  sceptical,    thing to help me.here,  for I  knew m������  ���������T'    v. ,   4llJ      . , -,    !  if tired of sin,  if very prosperous-:  Carson slightly, and he had  told  me back   o  Z ���������tT   r^*  *?\ !  every  state 9f. mind 1, provided, fo, -that h^wifg^w^t^strpng, a^th,.- p^^^m^me, of ^  sea, I Bhuddered.;  Such a grayness and desolation came  over   everything���������and   what   do' you-'  think I heard  girls,  as -,I sat there i  overawed and  overcome?"' |  "Some   commonplace,   I'll   wager,",  aald_ Biddy. > SUPPLEMENT  BgflBHBt^gggPra^^  Young Pullets S. C. W. Leghorns fron six  weeks to two months old.  These Chickens   have   been   raised   from  winter layers.   Price 75c up.  | Some specimen Cockerels weighing from 1 to 1 1-2 lbs.  selected from more than eight hundred chickens raised  in our, big poultry yards.  Price $1.00 and up  E. & G, de la GIRODAY  Proprietors - . ��������� Ablntsford, B. G  wwnwmmie  Young Nursery Stock to Sell this Fall  ONE AND TWO YEAR OLD  Apples-Gravenstein,  King of Tompkins,' Wealthy,  Northern Spy, Grimes Golden, Jonathan, all  . grafted on whole French Crab Apple Stock.  Crab Apples-Hyslop, late.  Have also a choice lot of Clark's Seedling  and Maroon Strawberries for sale at $5X0  per thousand:   Rg;s3d on new beds.  Prices for AppteTreesf^aSiSSS  Upland Fruit Ranch and Nursery  D. H. NELSON, Prop.  Abbotsford, B. C.  WANTED���������Tender for clearing one  acre on Lots 160-1, corner Cedar  Valley  and  Silverdale  Rcxad.   H.  0., care this office-.  ANTED  BASEBALLEIt MURRAY,  Of "The Giants1'  Reliable men with ������elluigf "ability  and some knowledge of Ui-j lruit  business or Nursery Stock, to represent us in British Columbia ap  iocal and general agents.  Liberal    inducements    and permanent position for the right men.  Write   for  full particulars.  STONE & WELLINGTON  The Fonthill Nurseries.  (Established 2S37)  TORONTO,        -    '       -      Ontario  RASEIIALLEK  OLIMUNO,  Of  rhilndelpliia  Alhlt'lics.  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSIONCITY. B.C.  This hotel makes a specialty of  home-like comforts for Commercial  Travellers.    Comfortable  sitting-  room and   best  of  hotel service  Cuisine Unexcelled.  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  CHAS. E. DeWITT, Pioprietor  This Market is owned and  operated by the City, thus  guaranteeing all transac-  ions. We solicit your  consignments of Fruii,  Poultry, Veal Eggs, Etc.  Highest prices, sharp returns, smart settlements.  your N&rna  your PostCffice  your Prov/sice  11-  aw  ^J5  ���������/  -RITI3 your name and address In the lines above, clip ,  out  this ad,  and  mall  it now.     We  will  send,   by  return mail, a book that tells how to make yours a  "Twentieth Century" farm.    ,  You wouldn't bo satisfied to use a scythe to cut your grain,  when a modern harvester can do it so much better, would you?  Nor to use thc. old soft-iron plough-share that your ancestors  wulkod behind, when you can ������,'et an  up-to-date riding plough?  Every Canadian farmer realizes the advantages of Twentieth  Century  implements.  The next step is  The 20th Century Material-Concrete  Concrete   is  as far ahead  o������ brick,   stone,   or  wood  as  the  harvester is ahead of, the scythe or the riding-plough la ahead  of tho old iron plough-share.  Concrete is easily mixed, and easily placed,  It resists heat and  cold as no other material can; hence is best for Ice-houses, root-  colhirs. barns  silos and homes.    It never needs repair; thoteforo  it makes the best walks, fenco-posts, culverts, drain-tiles^survey  monuments, bridges and culverts.    It cannot burn; you en." clean  a concrete poultry-house by filling It withdraw and sctUng the  straw afire.    The  lice,  ticks and all germs  will be burned, but  tho house Is uninjured.  It ia cheap���������sand and gravel can bo  taken from your own  farm.    Comont,   tho  only   material  you   must  buy,   forms  from  one-sovonth   to  ono-tenth  of  the whole volume.  Do you want to  know more about  Concroto on the  Farm?  l<^f^ieSE^L\        Then writo your name and address in tho linos above,  or on a  F hl^~\ uostcurd,  mail it to  us, and you  will  roeoivo by roturn  mail  a  "What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete"  Not a catalogue, but a IRO-pnge book, profusely illustrated,'  explaining how you can use concrete on YOUR farm.  A DDK ESS- ���������        , .  CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.  MONTREAL  71  tipfiil  limr.  i'l  M  m  VWt  o^  'uC  38  NATIONAL BANK BUILDING  *S2M  E want your subscription to this Great Family  Weekly and as an inducement to those - who  pay one year's subscription we will give a box of  "Go Ahead" Chocolates, specially made for us by  the new chocolate factory at Mission City, B. C.  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The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor'and cigars,  RATES,  PECKHAM & HUTTON  50 TO $2.00 PER  DAY  PROPRIETORS  nm=EE35ZE  sag  -^.y..,aeg;  23=2=  2^jj������BaP w  ti^wmiEmM&mbiimzmg^mi^^ffi^M������  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, lieef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  g2S-5^������33������ES*K3S?2������222;2i!  &  0  The entertainment of the  season  Watch this space next ������  Saturday morning     ������  Look  out for Posters '������  during the week.       |  ���������������������������   ������  ������a������������3$������������&������������������$������������������������������ffi������3������������������������$ ������2j������������2i,������C������-5S92������a������ SS������8CS������ ������@������ 3  to  .���������1  ������  ������  0  0  ������  TT  Eysight Specalist  Manufacturing Optician  Does tha Finest  Optical   Work.  Medical men and  others  pay  tri  buteto his skill.  793 GranvilH St. .Vancouver  mderson ������& Tap  (Assaciate  Members Can.   Soe. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P.O. P.O.Box  BMssBssnEasanaai amraaaBsmtmrnwaarara  FOR  jaraei  c-  Ten Acres one-quarter Miles  from Abbotsford will soon  be annexed to town. Four  acres cleared, good house,  bam,' sheds, etc. Nearly all  fenced. Price ' i  $1500 cask  'vf"1 f7j". o  For this fine Proposition  ��������� 3000000000000000000000600.  o  ������-'a' WRO' '   '8  >   . IN CANADA 8  'OOO'OCb'OOOOCOOOdoOOOGOOQOO'  WELh-Q-  COL. wn.uxv. v.'<:o������  Co!. .\  ���������iLhbrs  '.'0 "d, . j: r0 :v.in c 111 an: c:ig . th 0.  of the Dominion, a resident  ��������� f Quebec, l is Canadian horn of  ���������'jr't's'h-Frorich-A m erica n descent, find  '.vas educated in England and Gor-  .������������������.:���������.tiy." Specialising -chiefly on the  Canadian part 0,1" our Imperial his-'  ?ory..and defence, the Colonel has contributed mr-py . interesting and in-  ���������jfniclivfi articles bearing on the subject, with perhaps a slightly stronger  inclination towards matters pertaining to thc naval section.  ,The. first  work published from  his  pen    was    in   1904   "The   Fight   for  COL.  >V. WOOD,  A  noted  tlaiijjdiau  Litterateur  Canada", which ran through thret  editions in England, one in Canada  and one in Australia, and' was tin  earliest occasion on which was introduced the exceedingly important  naval element into the history of thi.  Conquest of Canada. These facts arr  entirely based on original documents  nothing being taken .from books 01  any. other secondary sources of information, and his point- of view is  now generally accepted by ail writer.-  on the subject.  Col. Wood's second book was "The  Logs of tho Conquest of Canada"  ir  1909, which gives a selection from the  logs of the men-of-war that comprised  the three great British fleets at. Louis-  burg   in   1758,   Quebec   in   1759,   and  Montreal in 1760.' There is an elaborate   introduction,   dealing   with   tho  nayal h.isiqry of the Seven Years War  and facsimiles, of the "original  charts,  by  the  celebrated  Captain  Cook  are  reproduced on the original scale. This  is the first book  on  Canadian   naval  history   ever   written,   and   the   first,  except   "The ��������� Fight   for   Canada"," to  take any real notice of the immense  mass of naval evidence on the subject.  Both   books,    and    more   "especiaJ'y  "The Fight for Canada," are written  so   as   to   appeal   to   the   interested  general-public,-though both are .used  by naval and military experts.  The Colonel is also the author,  of other works on the Conquest,, of a  more' professedly popular kind. He  has 'contributed a long 'chapter, on  the subject to the great new "PI3story  of the Dominion and its Provinces"  in ,12 volumes, the 'publication oi  which is to beyin in 1812, and  ]ias  written .the  liYi?s of "Wolfe and  I\7Sntca"m~ "u:r TTtic . ���������r.���������.::-.-r-zz o'f  Canada", a publication which will be  in the hands of thc public towards  the end of the present year. The chapters on tho American invasion of 1775  and tho War of 18.12 in tho new "History of the Dominion" are also from  his;pen\< and he is now editing, for  publication in tho summer of 1032,  .three volumes of hitherto unpublished  and mostly unknown original documents on the War of 1812, with a full  introduction.  But Colonel Wood has other themes  than   the 'history   of   Canadian   wars.  Plo'   has    for ���������  a     long    been     a  collector    and ,��������� student    of    French-  Canadian folksongs. His first .publication was a -monograph on .these.    Pie  is also in close 'touch   with  the' inner  life'of   the   Province   of   Quebec   in  general.    The Publishers}  Press  Ltd.,  Montreal,   will  issue   from   his  pen ..a  book, .called . "In    the   Heart, of   Old  Canada"    which    comprises    all'  the  chief     studies     he     has     made     of  ���������the    "habitant"    at    home,     of    the  Ursulines,    of   folksong    and    poetry  (he   is   the  author  of   the  article  on  French-Canadian literature in the new  Encyclopoedia Britannica)  and many  other   things,   such   as   the   unknown  story of the fortifications of Quebec,  .the true version of the tale of Wolfe  and Gray's Elegy, the different Royal  visits to Quebec, etc.  -But the second book of his, which  Publishers Press are bringing out  next spring, is perhaps as near the  author's heart as any of the foregoing.  .Under title of "Alouette" he is collecting what he has written on canoeing  and yachting trips down the Lower  St. ' Lawrence, as far as Labrador.  Ho is a.devoted lover of all animals,  and the final chapter will contain the  gist of his monograph on Animal  Sanctuaries, which the Commission'of  Conservation are publishing for distribution throughout the sporting,  tourist and scientific world. But the  human element is even stronger.  Amongst other positions of public  honor held by Col. ��������� Wood were:���������  President of the English Section of  the Royal .Society of Canada, in  1908-9; vice-president or the Quebec'  Tercentenary in 1908, and Commanding Officer of the 8th Royal Rifles,  Canadian Militia 1907-10.  ?JOB=K?43Ka&'Zt3&~-S2a3SEaB:. J  XJ:  i>: 'viia  '.>.  J  I t  V  1 <l  POWSJK'O'i''- ELLS'.  Effect   of   KUvtrkiii.y  C'.uUlvcv.  vrcvn   ���������  School  c:i  A rather remarkable 0:: vorimc.it  has- been carried on for hoi>;h years  in one of the public schools of Stockholm, Sweden, to tost tho beneficial  Influence of electricity on tho development .of- the human .body. Two  groups each of twenty-five children,'  as nearly alike as possible in general  health, and size and weight of the individuals, were given, instruction in  two rooms, both being equal in size,  ventilation, lighting and exposure. But  the group In one of the rooms was  continually exposed'' to tho influence  of oletric currents, while the'' other  group was not'.  ��������� Now, after three or four years of  tlie tests, ik is claimed -thai tho "electrified" children -have outstripped the  other group, growing faster,' .'ling  on weight quicker, developing better  appetites and showing more physical  resistance. As a-whole, tlie mentality  of the electrified group was the  greater,  as  backwardness  in  i1k������ ma  jority  of rases  physical defect.  is  tho result of some  EDI is OX'S HULKS OL' LIFE  Expects io  "each  0;u  J-'ii'ty.  iliint'rcd  and  "Why  airship?"  asked   r ���������  try  Aiv  to  1-1  invent   an  iison   was  Just Waiting  'Yes, mum,' said Poetic Pete, as lie  twined an autumn leaf through his  buttonhole. 'I am a great lover of  the romantic. I stopped at dis gate  because I saw de sign:  "Idlewood." '  'You did?' approved 'the housewife.  'Well, there is a lot of idle wood down  at the woodpile. Just take this axe  split up half a cord.'  igo.  We  responded Mr.  Ivy thirty years  from every side,  irs  more  their  Seed  DREED A. SEED GKAIX  Farmers as a rule are paying  attention to the selection of  seed grain since the Canadian  Growers' Association commenced its  work., As a rule, farmers are too  careless in the selection of seed grain.  Too many thresh all the grain together and then take what is /.wanted  from the, bin for'seed. The simplest  plan and the. best plan is to start  before cutting and .'select the best  part of-.the field, cut, store, and  thresh it by itself.   .���������'."-.,.  The best method of selecting 'seed  and ;.the one which will.give the best  results, is to go into the field and  select the very best individual plant  and, breed up a strain of seed from  this plant only. Most farmers, however, will not do this. And for them  tlie first plan is the best.  don'!   you  Thomas  '"iii'y  by   don't  I' try?  lui. "Why." f did  I iooked into it  knew  then  me. pr.m-ipir-s: of gliding, just  as' you .hj-.vc  llusm  now.  but  wo didn't liuvts an internal combustioii  engine."  .Speaking  on   his"' rules  of  life   the  'j<:-{{ iiivfiitur said:  "With my system of living [ expect  to  live   Lf)U years,  '"My system Is based on proper living, sleeping and clothing.  "I am in bed six, hours, all of it  food, solid .sleep.    It's enough.  "I don't ever intend to retire. Work  has mado this earth a paradise for  trie, and I don't believe there is any  paradisoup above.  -"My body and 1 are still keeping at  It for about eighteen hours a day, and  I seldom get  fired.  "I am better able* to keep working  aow than when 1 war, tweii.ty-l'ive.  "This earth is a cinch if you take  It  right.  "Agreeable work never hurt any  one.    I am no exception.    .  "I am not an individual; I am an  aggregate of cells.  "When I have any spare time I  study music  ���������"I ,eat .as., much as 1 want, but that  Is very little--half a handful of solids  at each meal."  iVCGBATH  IIUKLS   ILUDIER   PAR  Pigs troubled with a cough should  be given powdered licorice in feed  two' or three times dally.  Mighty Mat McGrath, one of New  York's cops, hurled the. IG-pound  hammer the remarkable distance of  183 feet 11% inches, the greatest  throw ever made with the exception  of John Flanagan's world's record  toss   of   184   feet   4   inches   in   New  ��������� Haven'��������� in    1909.     T-r~     Grurnpe'.t,  ,the limber-legged Mercury Footer,  cleared the bar in the high jump at  6 feet 3 inches, the best leap of the  year ��������� those were the feature performances at the oighiy-seventh  games o_f.Jii^.iIe_w...Yo_rk. A- JO.  jf^Vrriro^^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  j. i.- '.'������������������."  WATERWORKS   AT ��������� A -STAN  STILL  After .tha -last moetim'g of the  Bofli-cUotf Trade a Iottej\ it is understood, was written to our mem-  (ber asking h.iim to- come to Abbots-  foir-d to confer wi-th tho Board re  tlie Installation of a system of  water works ilor Lh-o town*. The  next meeting of thc Board to,about  due, Ibut the4 request of thc Board  has'aiat yet been 'granted^ It is  understood, that' Mr. Cawley had  promised to moot the committer appointed, What's tho reason? '   *   0IRL3   PLAY .'.BASEBALL  . (From Fraser Valley Record)  An innocent little notice, has been  handed, infer publication .that "ail  girls interested in forming. ,a baseball team are requested^, to meet al  the Agrieulturalgrounds on-Friday  May 3re'a't 7 p. m. sharp."  This means no doubt that the  girls af this town are to form a  baseball te'alm; and its ten chance's  tc one that they.will be challeng"-  ing the Mission City Baseball, team  in the near future. Evary encouragement should be given \the gir'\  in thehr attempt to form a team  and 'have same fun. Anything, thai  this paper can d<f to boost for the  girls wkU be done so long as we  are told what is wanted. Here's to  the girls.   *   Some of the' younger athletea of  the town and d-i strict figure on  .fonm'ng a bsseball team thissprng  and would be glad to see; all who  are, interested in the game ajt 5 o'clock Monday afternoon May 6Lk,  when there will be a practice game  audi afterwards a meeting for the  purpose; of organizing.   ���������  Further information from Tup-  per McPhee apd George Kireh-  gessuer who have, "already a few  matches in sight. .  Nrite���������The boys   probably intend  to (make   seveiral trips  to  Mission  Oity.   ���������_*   VWILL PLAY MISSION CITY.  Eat Bread made and sold by the  Abbotsford Baker,   "the kind  that mother made*"  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  Are always supplied,with fine ranges.    The famous  ���������  : McCiary Manufacturing Go's.  '     MATSQUI   COUNCIL  (Coiniliinued From Page One)  road .to be  fonce don each silo���������  Carried..  Ware-Roberts, that the plans of  D. 'H. Nelson's sub-division be ac-  ccptad,,-   Carried.  From P. W. Luce, seerctaiy of thu  H'ghway Association inviting -hxj  council to be represented ac tho  driving' of the first post of the  Canadian Highway at Alberni, Maj  4th. The Reeve with Councillor  Lehman as alternative..  Re Malabar sub-division. From  Hon. H. E. Young, provincial secretary, stating that the case was lo  come up but as the. Council was not  represented .the matter was laid  over.   The iclerk is to reply.  From the C. N. R. re log dump ng  place and re crosa.nR. The fetter  stated that the crossings would be  fixed up when the second "rawe"  was made on thej tracks. Only the  first tod "been coanpleteyh .The  clerk 'is to wttcuwking tor date to  meet the council rd th* tog dump-  ,ng place,,   Carried.  From W. G. McElhamey asking  foir return of plans as the property  v-X: not now 'be, sub-divided linto 5  =Ranges=  are sold and guaranteed by  H. ALANSON  Hardware and Furniture  The (challenge of the Mission City  team' to play a cricket 'match at  'Mission City on May 24th has been  accepted by our local team    Giuat   .        - rff    40 acre farms,--  preparations ar eyeing   "tnade   tp   ; acre lots  pairing ditch,  $11.40; 'E. Almgrcw,  it 'pi); J. W. Phillips, repairs White  Road, ������-m40 ;   D. B. .Doug,las,  work  on iMt. Lehman Road, near  B.C.E.  station on'"culvert, $21.00; W. Tow-  Ian, Si'ti'0.50;,  J. Lehman, road  supplies, John Croy, suppV.e, $0.75 jE.  G-. rMo!t<r.i.3C'n. '5 1-2 days wok. $10.04'  Maple. Grove Lbr. Co., lumber, $34.-  85;   Pemberto-n   Road���������J.. Lehman,  |lfl: R   Brough,   26.30; J. W. Pen-  itogton, st 26.30; Dan Hall,   26.30; R.  Clay, $6,30; N.. E. Br-ough, > 26.30;  j/l-laneson,  $10.00; A. O; Thompson, '$7,50.   Children's   AM Society,  $30.001 Tragp,   stamping, powder,  $818.25  Rdberst-Le|hman, that J. E. Israel be apporfttfld Municipal constable tor 1912.  ���������Bell-Ware, that Messrs J.ohn3on  and Sm:.th.be advised to purchase a  strip oif land between blocks 2, 3, -i,  5 and 6'onMt. Lehman Trunk road  ,���������..? su'b-d'ivi'3ian of east 82.99 a^res  of- the N. *E. 1-4 S 35, Tp. 13, o,e-  fore. same can. be gazetted by the  council. . '       ,   '    '  The date af the Court of Rev,������uon  was set fior Saturday, June 8.  The  Council  then adjourned.  -' ;���������0   CHANGE OF ROUTE  BEES  FOR SALE  m. McGillivray  Huntingdon, B. C.  bring home the trophy which is being played for.  Mrs. G-iroday and the Misses Gir-  o'day. were at Mission City on Sunday last. ���������''   ���������    L      ���������     '  !   *   'Mr W. Campbell, ���������our jeweller,  'ie^ a.t Kamloops on  a  visit.  Mr. -E. M. Br'owri of the V.V.&E.  left for up th3 C P. R. Im on Tuesday. '    ������������������  ������  .   o���������'   Mr. :Geo. H. Kerr le������t on Tue3da,y  on a business trip to Hope.  A tennis court is being prepared  near lh-'- Pr^sbyte >an chunh. Tennis will be played by the, young  people cif Abbotsford this summer.  Timothy, Clover and Field Peas  to be had at 'the Abbotsford .Feed  Store.  Miss Moore has returned from   a  trip to Seattle. "A  ���������  Make the town beautiful, i.s no-a'  the slogan af some, people m Ab-  fcotsford,  and   it is  likely   a   half -tarldge.-Carr.ed-.  Carried.    Bell-Lehman, that Mr. ElMott be  instructed to go ahead with his con  tract south end oif Matsqui bridge  and that if he does not finish, same  .pside of month he loses his contract; also any accident faUs on his  responsibility���������Carried.  Ware-Raberts, that a cheque tor  the amount of $500 be issued in favor of the school board.���������Carried.  Coun, Bell gave notice of motion  to introduce' a by-law to gazette a   and at  Hope  in .the lower, .Fraser  road   from      the      present   Page! valley    The Fraser .a to be bridged  .���������oad in   a   southerly direction and  westerly direction 'hrough D. L. 14  3-p. 2���������Carried.  The estimates af the school board  for $3800 we're passed.'  Bell-Lehman, that Coun. Bejl be  authorized t ocall for tenders for  culvert on Bell.Road.���������Carried.  Roberts-Bell, that the bridge on  the HaKert Road built last year by  Mi\ A. S. Murray is constructed m  such a manner as to be dangerous  for heavy traffic and Councillor  Ware is herelby authorized to do  necessary work to-strengthen said  WANTED FA'RM *LAND-ta exchange for -my $1150.00 .equity in  Vancouver lots^ Act quickly for  a snap, . R. A. Cooper, Clayburn  B. C. , A'26-  Tenders  Tenders for construction of two  storey hall to be erected at Abbotsford will be received by Abbots  ford Temple. 06,,, Ltd., until twelve  noion, May 4th, 1912.  Lowest or any tender .not necessarily accepted. Plans and specifications to be seen .at Dr. Swift's  office, Abbotsford, B. C.  Painting, Sign Writing  General repair work ,  J. E. PARTON  Abbotsford j__        B. C  Good Storage Room for  Furniture.  It is announced, says a contemporary,, that the route o'f the Kettle valley line has1 been, changed to  tap Princeton with the .main line instead of with the branch, and a  survey party will' be.placed im the  held shortly/to revise the location  betweeji the junction po-int, and the  summit of,the Hope mountains, at  the headwaters a! the CopuahallG  river.' The .-terminals -.will be alt  (Midway "an  the  Boundary- 'district  at Hope and connection made with  Ihe mu/.n laie-.opf the C. P. R. Construction is in progress west of  Midway near the sum/mat pi the  west fork of the'Kettle river, ind  west of Pelnticton on ���������,Qkaiafran  lake,.. A 'branch line has already  been!' built f-pqmj Merritt in the'Nic-  oda valley to the* headwaters of the  ,Cold waiter rivelr.���������Photeniix Pioneer.  LIQUOR ACT,  1910.  (Section 49) .  NOTICE is hereby given,, that on  ihe twelfth -day of May next, application will'be .made to the Sup-  '���������rimticndent otf Provincaai Police lor  ransfer of the hotel license to sell  L'qu'Oir by j-e^ail in the hotel known  is the (Commercial Hotel, situate at  ���������jbboilisford, rn the Province of  "Jrifoiffh   Columbia.  Dated   this   12th   day   of   April,  1912.  JAMES McELROY & Co.  Holders of  License.  JAMES McELROY,  BERNARD McELROY1)'     ,  Applicants.  If your Grocer has not  Five Roses Flour  On hand you can get it at the  Abbotsford Feed and  Grain Store  J. J. SPARROW, prop.  RRBAGE PAINTER  Geo.  Zeigler  Carriage, House  and Sign Painter  Call and get prices.  All.work guaranteed  Abbotsford >      -       B.. G.  Timothy, Clover' and Field Peas  to be had at the Abbotsford Fe&d  Store  holiday wiU be declared by "The  Mayor" at an early date for this  purpose. i   :  ! > ������  .'Mr.. T. Bradstock Brown, the hust  ling editor af the Star at Huntingdon was in town on Wednesday..  Ware-Roberts, that this counciil  appropriate .$300 for improving .the  Boundary Road in conjunction with  the Sumas  Council.���������Carrieid.  The following accounts wex^pas-  sed for payment:  Right of way, A&h Road, $,100;  Brothem Road, $140; C/M, C, nai-  ������Sever,rf,Cecil," the pedigree, fouf'ary, -$33.30, posta^, 5.00; J. W  year old bay .Shire stallion just ar- Philhps, ������540; T. J. L. Downes, 2io  PJved from Shrewsbury, England, A. O. Thonis -n, haulng sappkes etc.  having [been imported ,by L. I'. t-o.A road conrtruction, $7,80; W. J.  Hornby, Delta*, He has been pur- Macey, $1,50, repairs for the cem-  chased by Messrs Starr Bros. Ab- etery fence; D. Lunstrum, ditching  botsford. This is one of tlie few f,38/50; C. R. Oriat, -��������� i.50; H. F.  sires of quality Ln the province;.and tfage,, {repairs, $12.60.; G. Taylor,  farmers and horsemen .generaiiy haulhig timber and material for the  would do weiil to see this superb, Johnson bridge and work on bridge  creature, the'weight of which is $?.80; B Pea/aon, woirk on John-  2,000 lbs. .    v      s.^k ;  i son- 'bridge,  $tpo..; W. Malton, re-  ���������o-  Coqui.tlam is a. good ,site for an  nsane asylum.���������Ledge  There i.s an up-to-date one not  far;'from there, Only, th^y c.all it a  MentaiV Hq.spltal.  ROADS BUILT BY MOTOR.CAR.  (Co::i.tiinlied'from   Page  Two)  saving ,them money. However,  there are still - &ome..men there who  complain at 'the f jjst, cost, which in  this case was $2,500. Other townships are seriously considering the  purchase of\..a\. similar truck., In  several townships the question "to  buy. or not to-,buy" a motortruck  was the chief issue^ in the campaign  last'fall, and wUVbe agaim.. In tne  mean ti.me Hto/oper Township has  better1 dirt roads than 'ever before  and at less ooistj, For, that locauty,  the motor truck is solving the road  problem.���������Scientific American.  When next your watch needs attention- leave it with. Campbell, the  Abbotsford Watch-maker. Shop  lolcated Ln Clark's Gents' Furnish*  ing store. .  HARRON BROS.  Emb Inters and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel   M34 Granvillei St.-,    Phond 3488  Kartk "Vaneourer,       Office    and  STRAYED���������Red yearling hfe^fej on-  iuo my place on 3rd 'Marchij   O ^n-  er can have sam'e' by paying expenses^   W. L. Barrett, odd Campbell plaice, lOlearbroak Road.  &  Electric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  ectricPower  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be given to all applications tor service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  ia Electric Railway  ��������� ���������������  ^m>

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