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 /  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XIII., No. 26  ���������YBBOTSFORDi B, C.  FRIDAY,   MAY IS   1917  '^Bp> 8  $1.00 per Year  ace  HILL'S STORE NEWS  Vol. I.  Our Goods arc the" Best  No.  22  ',fo  ouses  A new line just opened up to-day.  The newest styles: the lowest prices  Prices - $1.25, $1.50, $1:75, $2, $2.25 and $2.50 ea  Rubber Soled  Canvas  Footwear  For Children, Misses, Youths, Men and Women, Good  Styles.   No advance in prices from last year.  From       -     -       -       -       -        -        "       90cuP  Our Stock of Garden Seeds is  most complete. All packages tested for 1917.   Make your selection now.  Dutch Sets  25c a lb.  Bamm  JLaonfl  Gazley Block  STO  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  GOVERNMENT SHOULD! NAME  TRAFFIC MAN ������  Canada neds a Master of Transportation. I do. not believe that the  congestion on the railways, which has  caused .such serious loss and inconvenience to the commercial and indus  trial interests of the country the past  year,' will ever be relieved .until an  officiel with full power.to regulate th'e  traffic on the various lines has been  appointed. The British Government  early in the days after war broke out,  dealt with this problem in the manner suggested, and the results have  been very satisfactory. It is intolerable that the present, situation should  be allowed, to continue. The economic-loss to the country is heavy and  could to a- large extent be avoided by  enforced co-operaton between the  various lines. .  What England Has Done  The  Master  of Transportation  ui  England has absolute power over the  routing o'f traffic.    If  he  finds  that  one line has more, buiness    than    it  .can   conveniently  handle   while  another line has less than it can    take  care'of.he switches the traffic from  the busy line to, the idle one.      the  result is a greatly improved service  for all concerned.    I  am only suggesting this as a Avar measure, and  would not for a moment    think    of  proposing that this    official    should  have control or direction of operation  His duties would be confined to the  supervision of  the moment of ��������� traffic for the'convenience of the public.  How It Works in Montreal  The Montreal harbor board has an  official whose duty it is to handle all  the  railway trafllc  on  the wharves.  This prevents any clashing or    discrimination in the delivery of goods  to the vessels.    If there were a similar official with the    authority    of  the Government at. his back, .to-.con  trol the traffic on the railways, there  is no reason why the home traffic,  as well as the export business could  not be handled to the advantage of  all concerned. In . England, the  Master of Transportation has the  power to take rolling stock and put it  in the terminals that require it.  ��������� Steps should be taken by the Government to prevent a recurrence of  the conditions of the past winter,  Sailings have had to be countermanded and steamers have been-held  up because the railways did not deliver the freight to them���������Ex.-/  PATRIOTIC  FUND  List of contributors to the Canadian-Patriotic Fund form Clayburn  works. April, 1917.  Matt Bergen  ...,'. -. ?     1-00   .....   ..  Cyrille Delaire        1-M   De Lair out  H. E. Watkins ...  A. Kay     B. Crann   VV. J. Dwyer    H.  Widnall     J.  Belleue '.   F. Thompson ...  H. Mathews    A. Gerinia    C Wykes    B. Fuerindo      F.  Sandberg     T. Kirkpatrick .  P. Mathieson ...  Wm. Brookes ...  T. E. Shone .......  Geo.  Shone   J. B. Milllar .....  J.' J: Plommer ...  J. W. Plommer  W. J. Liversage  lF.  Healy   C. Gough    J.   Ford     J.  Kerr ............  T.   Hood   ���������J. Lindstrom ....  F. Utterspot ....  J. H. Gibbard .'.  Chas.  Keeping  A. Paddels    F.   Toniasa   A.  Zini      1.00  2.00  .50  .50  .50  .50  1.00  .50  1.00  .50  .75  1.00  1.00  .50  2.00  1.00  .50  15.00  7.50  .75  2..00  1.00  .50  '���������  .50  .50  1.00  .50.  1.00  .50  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  Local and Personal  Tho social evening given at the  homo of Mrs. Boyd mst Thursday  was a. '"rand success. Nino tables  ol" whist wui-o played. Mrs Thomas  won kuliei' 1st prize".vliich was a  ���������n'otly fancy work apron. Mr. Mur  Sr. won tlio 1st prize, a tie|! while  Mrs. Scotvold received the consolation prize n. little china tray and Mrs.  McGowan tlie gentlomcns consolation  prize a- tool.h brush case Some ladles played^ gentlemen as they were  short of that s'ox  Mr. Caldwell who-fell off a waggon a few days ago and struck on tho  back of his head is doing nicely now.  Mr.' and Mrs. Manelli'and children  from Sask. are visiting Mr. and Mrs.  Caldwell, Mrs Manelli's parents;, also Mr. and Mrs. Lithcoe, from-Vancouver spent the week end..  The lades aid will be at Mrs. Mc-  Master's home Wednesday,, May'23rd.  Glen Thomas started back to.  school on Monday. ��������� Guess school is  easier than handling lumber and  much better for a boy  Dr Swift was to Vancouver on Saturday. We hear he came home  from Vancouver in one . hour and  forty-five minutes. -The Chevrolet is  some car, eh?  Ms. Walters and ��������� Mrs. Sutherby  were visitors to Sumas last Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. Cluster and'children  of New Westminster' formerly of  Huntingdon, were/the guests of the  ���������Misses - Steele-on-,Su-inday-. ���������'-     -,-..  . Mr.. Hill has a new Ford car and  M. Walter Wells is getting one also.  . Mr. Stice spent Sunday in Abbotsford.  Any one who has any waste paper  of an kind is asked to take it to the  store formerly occupied by Mr. Geo.  C.' Clarke. It is for the Red Cross.  Rev.- Houstins of Red Deer- gave  an excellent address on the ��������� War  Sunday evening in the Presbyterian  church.  We hear'that Rev. Mr. Campbell's  health is better now than has been  for years and that ho is going to begin, his duties again on Sunday. He  preached here Sunday morning. It  was mother's day. ' He ' gave a  splendid sermon.  Mr. Gazely's funeral service, was  conducted at the house on Friday  afternoon, May 11th. A very large  number gathered as he was well  konwn in the country. Rev. Mr.  Campbell came from Vancouver to  take charge of the service. The  pallbearers were Alex Johnston of  Vancouver, Mr; McGillivary, Mr. Wm.  Roberts, Mr. Davenport, Mr. Munroe and Mr. Gamble. The stores  were closed during, the funeral  hour.  Mr. Ware Sr. Was a visitor to  Vancouver this week.  Last Friday night Mr. Carter, the  potato buyer and Mr. De Lair were at  Huntingdon and some one must have  known Mr. Cater had money, as when  they were returning to Abbotsford  Mr. Carter stopped his car to let Mr.  at De Lair road. They  turned the flashlight on De Lair,  demanded his money. They only  got four dollars. They got the  wrong  man.  Last Friday afternoon and evening was quite exciting around Abbotsford. It was election day for  the two young ladies who were running for the representatives of this,  district for the carnival in Westminster. Mss Dorothy Parton and  Miss Florence McPhee were the two  young ladies.    Miss McPhee was el-  TODAYWAS A REAL MAYDAY  "Wako and call'mo early mother,  dear," were probably the last -words  that many Abbotsford girls said on  Thursday evening, but few expected  to be called early on such a bright  ancl sunshiny morning as was this  Friday morning, the fourth annual  May Day in .Abbotsford. No brighter  one ever greeted children who waked  on a holiday morning���������and it kept  bright all clay too, being one of the  grandest and most ��������� perfect ever enjoyed by-any holiday, makers. Every  boy and girl, and many of their elders of xibbotsford and district, retire this oyenin'g feeling that again  their May Day had been honored  with natures broad smile���������even if  'tlie weather was brought from New  Westminster by acting- mayor Johnson'?  The programme opened with an  auto parade which .was, while not  large- one of the prettiest imaginable  the  autos   being  most     tastily  Cash F. O. B. For Produce  corated.    They    started     from  '      4 1 *  grounds at  the  Masonic'Hall down and the-tiskof getting  The marketing end of fruit and  vegetable raising has in the past  boon the growers greatest problem  Producing the commodity has of '  course it attendant difficulties -such  as peats, shortage of labor,, unfavorable .weather conditions etc., but the  grower is usually willing to take  these responsibilities on his own  shoulders and in most'cases'knows  how to combat them.  In other words,    the    production  of the commodity   is   the   growers  outlook and takes that responsibility  fully   on   himself.    His   responsibilities Bhould end'   there,    but-.they  don't.    Why is it that after months  of toil, of careful attention ancl protection that the grower cannot    receive his returns on a f. o. b. basis?  The only answer we have.been able  to get to this question   .is    that   it  is'nt done, is not customary.    There- ,  fore!the grower after producing his  stuff ancl delivering    for    shipment  has to take the risk in transit, the.  further risk of inspection at    lon'g-  de-  distance points, the risk of congest-  the ed markets at point of consignment.  I /. -.     .      ...        ,.,..    money  his  Gladys street to Essendene    avenue] sometime between now and snowfa.ll  and west up.the Yale    road,    finally  ���������returning-to-the1- grounds;"- '' -   '"    '  A platform had been erected a-  longside ,the Masonic Hall for the  speech-making and opening which  began with the national anthem. Mr.  J. A. McGowan, who had., been appointed chairman, gave a short open-  In other-words, his returnB hang m  -the balance in some cases-until'the.  produce reaches' the consumer*  hands. In order to obviate the risk  to the grower and the ��������� wholesaler,  we are blessed with brokers. It is  the brokers privilege to handle the  stuff on a percentage basis between  ing address, with him on the    plat-! grower and buyer.    It    ������    also    his  form   were     Reeve     McCallum     of  Matsqui,  Rev.   Mr.     Campbell,    Mr.  Johnson,     acting-mayor     for    New  Westmnster'and the Secy-treasurer of  the May Day Mr. Scotvold.    Regally  seated in front was the May Queen,  Miss Nelson and her maids of honor  <*���������  to the right, and on the left was the  ex-Queen Miss    Scotvold    and    her  maids.'  The chairman reminded the audience that last year on the annual  day it was hoped that the war would  be ended, but sorry to say it was  still going on. However it was the  wish" of the soldiers that the children  should enjoy themselves, and thus  was  the reason    for    their    happy  privilege to buy at a cash price and  sell to whoever he likes at whatever he likes. In the past it has  been the brokers privilege to get  lots of stuff and sell it at what it will  bring, particular. pains being taken  to see that selling price covered  full brokerage expenses. While  are brokers who never buy outright,  there are others who thro correct  buying are in the, field to. pay a fair  cash f. o. b. price to grower, and thus  reieving him of the risk of long-distance marketing. This is -a good  move in the right direction and a  boon to the fruit and vegetable industry of the province.' Whether'  it will prove a, successful venture and  continued  will depend  largely upon  bright   May   Day.      After     reading Ithe extent of competition at the sell  ected, 148 to P8.  Cassey who spent a few days iu  Abbotsford this week is on Home  Guard duty.  Mrs. Gazely has gone back to her  daughter in Vancouer.  Mr.Mains has returned from Vancouer General Hospital.  G. Brade  D. Brago    J. Martella ...  M. Pithmukin  D.   Carrirro    .  Pauu  Titi      D. Felecite ...  H. Gillespie ...  W.  Prentis  ...  .50  .25  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  2.00  .50  %  56.75  telegrames of regret at not being  present from Mr." Barrow, M. L. A.,  and Mayor Grey of New Westminster  Reeve McCallum gave a few words to  the visitors.'  Acting Mayor Johnson of. New  Westminster, after telling the audience he was not has handsome or  eloquent as the man he was present  to represent, made the speech of the  afternoon. He was accustomed to  be present at May Day celebrations  being at the first one in New Westminster in 1870 this year he spoke  to 18,000 there. He paid the ladies  a groat compliment (reporters were  not to mention il.) by saying that ho  had always thought the ladies of  his home town were the prettiest  anywhere, but had changed(?) his  idea, as now he thought the ladies  just as nice if not a little (wh-sh-sh)  He referred to the lady of Abbotsford, meaning Mrs.'Mane, who had  knit a pair of socks a day since the  war started. She was doing her  part. His speech filled the audience  with good cheer for the afternoon.  After Mr Campbell spoke, the opening part of the programme closed  with the singing of the "Maple  Leaf Forever."  Then came the sports���������real  sports for the girls and boys���������races  under the guiding hand of ou popular teacher, Mr. Murphy and Heath,  a full report of which we hope to be  able to give next issue.  J  ing. end caused by cosignment stuff.  Every car or every lot shipped  out without a stated price being given by the buyer, causes unfair competition against the cash buyer and  eventually. destroys that which thje  fruitgrower realizes to be the solution of his many troubles, the cash  f.o.b. price.  FOR  NEW HOUSEWIVES  ex-  at  Keep carefull tracks of   your  pehditures, but burn the tracks  the end of every week.  When you take.a good, hard cry,  save work by crying- on the kitchen  floor and then mopping quickly.  Don't try to fatten him on lady  fingers and marshmellows when he  has been brought up all his life on  fried liver and onions.  Don't strain your brain by .thinking of such an idolistlc BUbjoct as  new hat and at the same time be  peeling little/wormy apples.  Of course your husband will always be throwing up to you the coffee that his mother used to make, so  no provide yourself with dainty  raincoat to be worn at the. table.  "All that glitters may .not be gold,  but lots of us are satisfied, with glitters."  J. A. Hargitt has wired for another car of Fords, having sold the  car shipped here   last   week.     {_,  ���������^i:'-*--|;---'i>"-TV''j>r>^w-it1'^^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFQftD, ft 0.  I--"���������  Published Bv������*-y Friday hy The ���������'Post liublishlng  Company  A weekly Journal .devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertlsiiiig, rates  made   known   on   application,  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor  ugln'   the   Government  ���������-..-- Editor and Proprietor  J. A. BATES,  Friday, -May   18,  IS) J 7.  FIOMININK   WORKING   DIMOSS.  The announcement that the fruit-  gathering army of women and girls  that is shortly to invade the Fraser  Valley will be enoouragod to wear the  masculine garb, is an item of news  which.'shows'that necessity sometime  ," rises superior,to fashion and custom.  The British sisters of these workers  have already lod the way to trousers  and thousands of them are now working on the farms of the Uunited Kingdom. Such a departure, in a land  that, is moro conservative with regard to convention and tradition  than we have in the west, indicates  that resourcefulness     has     been  brought to tho forefront    of    things.  It was a decided innovation for tho  women of   Britain, many    of    them  persons of education,-to become agricultural   laborers.     But   it   was   a  greater defiance of ancient prejudice  on their part when  they    discarded  the drapery.that had  been transmitted from past ages as proper of their-  sex.  ' Ancient   precedent   may   no   doubt  be found for tho resolve    of    these  feminine   agriculturists.,        Leaving  aside  that  mediaeval  edition  of  the  Bible which declares  that when our  first' parents- became   conscious     of  their-   paucity ��������� .-of     garments     they  "sewed-fig leaves together and made  themselves   breeches,"   there   seems  to  be. a  likelihood  that   -when     the  , savages' in    Britain ���������.. were*   attiring  themselves in the. skins of wild animals and painting the exposed parts  of their bodies with "wood," the'women' of  the  ��������� older '��������� ��������� civilization    of  China- were-already, wearing    those  nether;garments    which,    as a matter of    convenience    and    propriety;  have .never'-   been " excelled.      One  reason of the'exodus of women berry-pickers "to the-Fraser.Valley is to  obviate-.a- previously supposed neces-  ���������   slty:)forr; Chinamen.       It    is    rather  noteworthy'  that    they    have    discovered  no better* scheme that that  invented' by 'Chinese   women    many  centuries  ago. :  Mrs1:-"Ann-'Bloomer  endeavored   to  introduce-, a-,bifurcated   costume   for  women,nearly seventy years ago. But  she was before her time,*and her ef-  forst 'gained but scant appreciation,  though at the.time of the great exhi-  biion:in London-in 1885, an occasion  that .bought people from the ends of  the earth and  was  favorable to the  inception of new things, a few daring:-fashionables  came out now and  again In Hyde Park in Bloomers.  It seems probable that a certain section of the feminine world will permanently adopt a modification.of. the  garb- of man,- even when, the necessity for it has- passed    away.       The'  reason that most women.will not do  so lies in the fact that a'consensus of  opinion has decided'that'women-look  better  ih  partially  concealing  robes  than in either-trousers-or, tights.    A  via  -'media:  in     feminine    costume  which .a'few .years ago decreed'that'it  was a want of politeness to suppose  that the Queen of Spain    had    any  legs, does notgo to    the:   other    ex-  said cheque was endorsed by Mr.  Doniinick Burns of the City of Vancouver .and discounted at the Canadian Bank of Commerce at' the City  of Vancouver; aud the proceeds  paid to Dr. Robert MacKenzie of the  city of Vancouver  2. That the ��������� said Dr. Robert  Mackenzie put the said money in the  safe of the Motel Vancouver for  safekeeping for a short time and between the eighth and thirteenth days  of September, 1916, probably the  eighth or ninth, took the money ,to  his office, being room 617 Vancouver  Block, in the City of Vancouver, and  there handed it over to the Hon. the  Attorney-General, no other persons  being  present,   tho  money  was  in  a  package. Which Dr. MacKenzie  thought was opened in his orfice but  he was not positive.  ���������1. "I can not find that tho money  paid was tho money of (ho Canadian  Northern Railway; Tho evidence in  fact contradicts such a suggestion.  Dr. MacKenzie testified that R. J.  MacKenzie told him that it was. his  money, and it further appears that  Mr. R. J. Mackenzie is a man of largo  means.  "Mr.. R. J. MacKenzie was not  called and it was stated- by Mr.  Woods that he was not in the province; but-that he had- a telegram  from-Sir William MacKenzie,- saying that R. J. MacKenzio would be  within the province in' a month. 1  was not asked to hold the enquiry o-  pen for the purpose of securing his  testimony.  5. That Dr. Robert, MacKenzie is  a brother of Sir William MacKenzie,  and does not appear to hold any salaried position in the Canadian Northern Railway, but Is the Chief sur-'  geon of the said Railway Company, an.d the remuneration, for hY*  services comes from the. employees  of the railway rather than from the  railway itself.  "There is no evidence produced  before me to show that- R. J. MacKenzie was a director of the Canadian Northern , Railway .in September as claimed by Mr. Cowpers'counsel; but the inquiry on this head was  not proceeded with���������proof of the  fact not being immediately, available  --and. being a matter upon which  any persons interested could easily  satisfy themselves.  "1 endeavored in every-way'to confine  the  inquiry  to   the  substantial  charge made, and not to allow it to  drift  Into  the  general  question     of  raising or the disposition.'  of   .'campaign funds,' but in spite of my efforts, evidence was. given in a. general  way that the moneys raised in cheque  before referred to did not    reach the  'campaign  fund.'        I    thought    in  fairness to the honourable the    At-  lorney-general  who was not.present  when this evidence was    given,   that  the losing of the commission should  be delayed to enable him to make a  general   statement  in     reply.      His  counsel alleged that the money was  so expended,  but    thought    it    mi-i  necessary to call the honorable    the  Attorney-general  to make  a denial,  dation���������by .Sir  Henry   Drayton  and, chapter 8,. 2  George,-V  (1912)  YV. M. Acworth���������favors tho nationalization, of all systems with the exception .of the Canadian Pacific. A  minority recommendation���������by A. H.  Smith, president of the New York  Central���������favors reorganization and  a continuation of private administrator-. Either or neither of these, reports may be favored by the'government or adopted by parliament. Of  the two we declare in favor of . Mr  Smith, in principle ,if hot in detail.  It does so confident in the superiority  treme, -will   -probably  . remain    the J inasmuch as I had declined to inquire  most artistic solution of this    prob-  into the details of its distribution,  lem.     Meanwhile all honor to the wo-j    -<.j have the honori sir, to forward  men who 'at this time: of stress are  *ierewith a complete transcript-of the  thinking iess of looks-than of- the  urgent necessities that surround us.  ���������Province. V.  REPORT IS BASED ON1  MAKENZIES   EVIDENCE  Victoria, May 14.���������Justice F. G.  Gregory, who was commissioner In  the Cowper-Mcdonald enquiry, filec!  his report with the Government on  Saturday. The text .of report is as  follows:  "I am directed by the terms of the  commission'to report- the facts found  by me;-   They are as-,follows:  1. .That on or about the 7th day  of September, 1 916;' Mr...-R. J. MacKenzie  made a  cheque on, the  Can  proceedings before me. , It will be  seen that there was no conflict of  testimony and any person reading.it  can draw the same conclusion that I  have.. All- of which is respectfully  submitted.  THE MINORITY REPORT  Recommendation of Drayton and Ac-  woi-th at Once Creates the Great  Mvil of Political Control.  Railway Officials Express no Opinion  of private administration���������under  reasonable government regulation���������  to give the most efficient arid least  costly service to the public and the  nation and believing-that of-the three  members of the Commission, ' ,Mr.  Smith was ,in the best position to appreciate from an-unbiased standpoint  the practical features of the.problem,  both as to what has been done and  what must be done in the future.  In its attitude in favor of private  operation of public utilities, wc recognize that tho great. fundamental  principle of the uccess of such on-  torprizes is service to the public.  This attitude taken is not a popular  one, but is sincere. Public ownership as a theory cannot be discounted  In practice it is another matter.  In a country" like'Canada, with ' unsettled conditions, and great variety  of national issues with political reflection, and with control by 'politicians, who in the average are opportunists rather than 'statesmen, efficient administration under tne Statu  control is I'ra-.Uci-lly impossible. In  the long run the public pays for'inefficiency in administration. Under  public ownership the finances may bo  juggled in such a manner that the  people are.: falsely enthused by direct  benefits which they pay, heavily for  through .general  taxation.-'  To put into effect the majority report will mean that the government  of Canada will take over and operate roads which will constitute -what  we are told would-be the largest  system in the world with -the exception-of that *��������� of Germany.'.' That  such a system covering, thousands of  miles and endeavoring.to serve a  multitude of interests���������political and  otherwise���������������������������^can be efficient operated  by the government. ��������� is something  which those who understand, the intricacies of large administration and  the looseness of political service-cannot hope for.- To increase the difficulties, such a. system would have  to operate in opposition to the' Canadian Pacific, one of the ��������� most efficient organizations .. in tlie world.  Either one of two things would happen.  If the government endeavored to  compete on a basis of business'equality, ft would.be that looseness of administration which features ��������� public  ownership lose large sums of money  jvhich would either show in the'reports or be covered up in the national finances, thus misleading the public.  Or in order to secure a large share  of business the government system,  backed by misguided-public opinion,  would'reduce rates "to such an extent  that the Canadian Pacific could not  give that efficient service which has  meant and continues to mean, much  to Canada's development. Government losses could either be hidden or  if'shown, made to appear a9 the public contribution for the boom of low  rates.  And just on this point of Canadian  Pacific service it may-be pointed out  that neither report offered the suggestion that this system be taken  over by the government also. If the  government can . efficiently manage  all the other systems .which' are now  more or less crippled, why could it  not take over the C. P. R. as well?  The same report . which recognizes  that private ownershp to repair the  imperfections of . others.���������Financial  Post.  The.' guarantee, is for the principal  of ������647.260. 5s.-6'd. sterling-, debenture stock and interest thereon., at  the rate of 3% per.cent per annum  for fifty years, from May 4,. 1910,.interest payable half .yearly./' -  f>. The Grand Trunk Pacific .Rail  way Company, chapter 71, 3 Edward  VII (1903 and chapter 2 4, 4 Edward VH (1904) and chapter 98,  Acts of, 1905.  The guarantee is-of. 3, per cent  bonds of the railway company to. an  amount equal .to 75 per cent .of the  cost of construction of the Western  Division of the National . Transcon-r  Unental railway, but not exceeding  $13,000. per .mile. In respect,: of .the  Prairie section of tlie said railway.  The amount of bonds, issued - and  guaranteed is ������7,20.0,000, of which  ������2,300,00.0 were issued in 1905, ������2,-  000,000, in 1909, ancl ������2.000,000 in  1910.        ,,'','  The total authorized issue was  ������14,000,000 and the balance of the  issue not sold ��������� to the. public���������������6,-  S00,000���������was purchased by tho Government under the authority of the  Grand Trunk' Pacific Bond Purchase  Ac', 1913. Thorc.is' thereforo no  guarantee, as rcapocts this part of  issue, outstanding.  6. The Canadian Northern Alberta Railway Company, chnptor 6, 2  George. V   (.1912).  The guarantee is for tho principal  of ������733,561 12s.. lOd. sterling-.dobon-  ture stock and interost ��������� thereon at  3 Vj per cent por annum for fifty  ���������years, from -April;!, 1912; ���������.,.interest  payable half yearly.  7. Tho Grand Trunk Pacific  Railway .Company,.chapter. 20 of the  Acta of 1914.    .     '      0     ,  Total guarantee authorized, ,.$16,-  000,000, inter.c-Bt at 4 per..cent., Sold  to tho public, $3,193, 507; pledged  with the Dominion government a-  gainst advances $7,500,000; Pledged  to Grand Trunk -Railway. Company,  $5,306,493.  8. The Canadian Northern Railway Company, chapter>20'of the.Acts  of 1914.  Guarantee authorized,- $,4 5,0 0,0,0 0 0  at 4 per cent. ���������, Sold. ,t'o.' -the public  $17,033,333;-pledged w.itli Columbia  Trust Coy., New York .against .advances, $15,333,333.  A MISUNDERSTANDING  . A certain English foreman-'.ln, one.  of the Kensington textile factories- is'  in the habit of having an apprentice  heat his luncheon for him. ' The other.day ihe called a new apprentice.  .  "Go down stairs anad 'eat up my  huichv-for me," ordered the foreman.  ���������"The boy���������a��������� typical young   American; with no knowledge of cockney  English^���������obeyed  with  alacrity.    He ���������  was hungry...  ; ' "Where's' my lunch?"- he demanded. The' boy gazed at him amazement.  "You told mo to eat it up���������and I  eat it." he stated.  "I didnt' tell you to 'heat' it up!"  roaed the irate.foreman.    "I told you,  to "eat' it up." '   f,  "Well. I didn' t heat . it up."  maintained the youngster . stoutly.  "I eat it cold;"  GET FIGHTING SUIT ON  Wc fight the Turk, the boggar runs.  Wo fight tho Bulgar and the Huns  Wo swat the flies, but mores the pity  There's no one fights the duniod  . Moskittle.  Now there's    a.    thing    wants    more  ��������� than watchin'  Out on tho flats there aro    millions  , . hafchin',  Just walk out thorc and;  you    can  -... see -thorn,,,.,  ��������� '     " ' -,W  Tho wators. all a wrlgglo wl' thorn. .  Now-,if these.beggars make,a break,  'Twill be our fault, and our mistako,  So out upon them right away.  Thero's only one thing. "We ( must  spray."  ���������If,a negro sho.uld..drop.a plate of  turkey what effect would.it have upon the world? It' would be - the  downfall of Turkey, overthrow of  Greece, the ��������� humiliation, of Africa  and the destruction of China.  ir  i<BK������HllWw  9*  ffi^fertrMM  See me now. about that Insurance  Vye a     II , AW~<<  -3333083889  3ESC  I have a large, aRdfJsplendid supply oi  Raspberry, Canes for sale at*low prices.-  Finest* quality; ���������  [cCallum.  DOMINION GUARANTEES  By report of the Royal Commission  appointed to inquire into the transportation  situation in    Canada    the  great problem of the^ railways has  adian Bank of Commerce;-Winnipeg. I been placed before parliament for  for the sum of $15,00-0-,'and that the-* solution.    A   majority     rec'om  imen-  vzzzz  ABBOTSFORD   D1STBSCT BOARD OF   TRADE  Presiderit, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  *  Meeting Held.First Monday of Each Month  ',-��������������������������� ������������������  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled, shipping'facilities- ancl aheap power  ;.!pr information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established,  -#  The list of secruities guaranteed  by the Dominion prior to June 30,  1916, is as follows: ���������  1. The Canadian Northern Railway Company, chapter?, Edward Vlr  (1903)  The guarantee is for the.principal  cf ������1,923,287 sterling, and interest  thereon at the rato of 3-per cent per  annum for fifty years.  2. The Canadian Northern Railway Company, chapter 11, 7-8 Edward VII (1908).*  The guarantee is for the principal  of ������1,C22,586 19s. 9d.; sterling debenture stock and interest thereon at  the rate of 3 %��������� per cent per annum  for fifty years, frpm July 20 1908,  interest payable half yearly.  3. The Canadian Northern Ontario Railway Company, chapter G  1.-2 George V (1911).  The guarantee is for the principal  of ������7.493,835 12s. 4d. sterling debenture stock and;interest thereon  at the rate of 3 % per cent por annum for fifty years, from . May 19,  1911, interest payable half yearly,  amount Actually issued ������7,350,000.  4. The Canadian Northern Alberta Railway Company chapter 6, 9-10  Edward VII (1910), as amended by  ���������SS-"  ������.������������������'  ^~^T  S8?  The.-Right; Road^:  Theroad to successful business may. not1 be ������������������ so  "easy as the well worn road to failure,-but;the trail,  "has been well marked by those, who: hay������ passed  . that way.   They never needed any brakes-on the  road to success, but often required a whip,, particularly at the rough -places. ���������: The.whip, they in-  - variably-used was newspaper, advertising.   If you  ���������will think of the most successful merchants, or  "manufacturers you know, of, you will find they  "were  liberal,   users   of   newspaper,, advertising.  They began as small advertisers, .and,grew: to be  large .ones, as a..-natural consequence. .  ..   Will you,.-Mr.'Merchant,rprofit by their experience?  !->/  wxmm  rr-fiflffrFH  COeYRIOMTEO  1014  zMsmmssmBm������  ,���������"���������"������������������?  mmifw^kmbtimmm  hm  [TlllHJIIIIinfl'l'nTn  eHBSBSB  11  '   'I  -1  .".''1  rfc1  GWw     j���������,1,,-l-umi-     _ ���������������������������������]������������������--JIJUwm- *��������� ���������*���������   ������������������������������ K h- ���������     "   ��������� ���������>������������������������������������������������������lll-Wi    IUWIIII IWPI^ll-f ���������f.f.-'l-U  II jllP^l-ll-itlg-WlHWW-WUjLJIlBWmwM ���������!    iwwwilwiliHP BA   I   MTtfW ������������������������jajw: ������"��������������� V-mV r ���������J,|f ^ Ml JPIIIU-LU "I "IIL J IWm.-.lltfT1   I-IBM   -WIJ-Mir ������������������-If-MLVW-jUII !���������!������������������! J II  111 ���������BlfTjynww-^IW li;^l^f i"BI3WrJMU*rW*PJli ������r  TITTJ3 ABBOTSFORD POST, ABB6tSF0RD, ft '&'  ���������mm-i -.ju-MMnw/j i>������  fMlSti^^  J������  -Wlirwi'.;,.   ilai  pjiin^gmw������mnaaiiiMHiiiw������uiMiLii m^ w  #  .k^*' Kt   (>,.������  otsrord and Uistnct has done ma&nij  er sons  to fight  ly in sending  or me rreeapim and rights or the  11  BOLL, OF HONOR  .. ���������������������������.'���������>  Unveiled With, ?tke , Names   of  More Than Seventy, Names  February, ,6th, 1916.  Rev. J. L. Campbell; of the  Presbyterian Church on Sunday,  February 6th ,unveiled, a roll of  honor in respect and memory .to  the volunteers and soldiers who  have gone to the front from  Abbotsford and district.... The  text from-which/he spoke was  "Greater love hath no man  than this, that he lay down his  life for his friend," and,as an illustration the famous -painting  "The Great-Sacrifice'', was used.  The roll contains, jover seventy  names, the first seven . named  having already given their lives'  for 'King and .Country.'  The following are the naanes:  W. A. .Ferguson; killed.  H.-B. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  H, R. Gray,. killed.:  H. O. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. P. Green, killed.  P. Brown, invalided.  H. Grimley.  A. Teng.  A. Hill-Tout.  L. Trethewoy.  J. Fraser,  C. T. McPhee.  S. McPhee,  C, Hulton-Harrop.  G. a. Hayes.  M. Rhodes.  A. Hioks.  Q. Hicks.  Cfeaa. Wooler.  G. Gowgh,  A. R. Flujnmerfelt.  J. Kirkbride^  A. C. Dudden. ..  D. Geddes.  II. Johnston.'  P. J. McLagah. .  J. Hands..,.  S. Knott. c  W. Laird.  H. .Gordon....  A. G. Adams. ������������������  G. N. Gillett. -V  J. Aitken.^  0. Kidwell, killed. .  R. Hughes:. ,  T. Usher.',  T. Perks. * .  A. Pegranv ,  B. Pottinger.  B. W. Suthern.  E. A. Chapman.,  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue ��������� '  A. Healey.  J. Weloh.  A: A. Fermortr.  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton.,  A. A. F. Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Meters.1  T. .'Davis,...  T. MawBon.  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  Henry Knox.  Fred Knox.  R. Smart.  S. Finch.  W. Bowmani  E. Chamberlain.  K. Hugg&rd.  J. Mnnro.  T. Ssteeten.  A. waiiams. , ������������������..���������,'.,  J. MGCormack.  John GtUleh.'  Hiiliftrd Boyd.  D. Car*pbell  J. Downie.  Percy WJJson.  Manlius Zeigler  Ed Barrett.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  W. .Campbell...  Stewart McGiliivray.  E. B; de la Giroday,  Jack Par ton    '  H. Skipworth  R. Ramsay  A.  Mitche-11.  Peter Pearson..  Geo. Sharp.  F. Beale.  H. Arnold.  Tqm Campbell.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. O.Williams.  Ernest Gazley.    ���������  Clarence Gazley.  Andy Ellwobd.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair,     ���������  Albert Davenport.   .,-'.:'������������������  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Matt Nelson.  Matt Higginson.  The following have recently e������������  listed lor ovcroeas service: V  Robert Gillen  Frank McCallum  ���������  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  H. McKinnon  Kenneth McGilivray.  H. Green  A. A. Fermor  ' rue;  ���������'<:}  J������3  e we, wno areiert De  nadian  t  fOHl!  und, as our share^  e sacrince or tnose wno nave  ive.a  or en--  !'  seas oervice. G  THE  ABBOTSFORD  POST,  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  C.  Itr.r'*M���������..-="-,',  ,.���������,_���������^,^z^:r--r*r-:':r.':-n'r^^^^  --- - - -   - -'"  ���������saee  L f-3.���������t*-*������*1t  (?;������?-~-  w-^-.~���������^.'-������^rrr���������:r:*^'!:^���������"*'"'"--"'''',',r'"-''���������  .., ^.tf-^.������v^%.rTff-^-������-"-K������������������'j^.^-!crvjr?i^i-  ._..,. ir^.. .'.'-i ^.v^uinru.rti.'.- W.XJm;"*-*."^  ! ������ -J;>A   4/v. '.* i'i i    -j </   ''���������"  ���������.v:  n��������� c;f iho Valley.  ;-.   !:. 'JL  M:.uli!l v.'.'?' on  ''���������   r:::-(-,v h,::,(, 'i'U' .;-' :���������"-  business  '5'?* V  /'  .jtJKTty  ���������������f..      !U'  V- L'  f        C'  .-       PION EER M EAT MARKET  Por  Hams, Bacon, Smoked vis) , Labrador Herri* f<  ���������   ��������� Salt Cod  ami  Choicest Kesris Aiiv.'.ys m 1"I;iRtl  ;���������.^*-j====������s=-^^  Oi  v('.vc!' Mif. Iwl tlo was cud-'-d,  mgli   proudly   the   vicioi-  -m'>!;o  tli���������  ground' th:it was  his  on  tin:  , liilll.0])   .     ,  l;  '.Viit-rci the baseball .players grope.-  ' 'i !U'H  wo proclaim'ibis molly;---  iin   loiter:-"  of  burning 'light---  ' Nc. question  ia over settled  L'liLill it is soltlod right.    '  of    Uie  cssunsEEanaisi  ���������aizsistxmatt^zzavttx*^^^  Though    ih o    heel  oppressor  May grind us into the dust  A.i d .t.lio voices of those who  us rose,  Mr.y say he's right and just;  Let'those who agree take v/armnr.;  And keep this motto in sight- -  a :l>.':i*f. :.vj(.;irnily loft for ,Va*j-  ���������   .-' 11." i i'ii.!.y.  vui .young p'soplo ot'  Dewdney  ���������r'l   ih-j   Si 1 venial c   Dance   last  - evening.  AN   AJ-IMflAli  Tl.o  W'-.nv  uinrng   Comm  following  appeal   form   S.   T.  Convenor   of   War   Saving;.'  Ljc  Toronto,     to     the     Girl  will intercut    a    number,,   of  .j nor roa-ders:  af.a'insf      ".]' wonder if tlie "Guides" realize  ���������iupt what a splendid opportunity the  ' Covornment   is   offering'them   thro-  j (,;l:id-:;  YOUR TELEP HONE  I]   No question ls over settled  j'.'Until it is settled right.  13  ttfi FPWONF  J������  ���������Though   Ins arguments strong, if ho  I JO  in  the  wrong  p"*r  /f'i --Sl'  ���������*V,->-:- -..'<"V  s;   i?.*-l   '-c^v  'r;-'-v      i-<  UK  1)0  he  ***  ^  You use your telephone wli3ii'you wish Lo communicate vyith a friend or your tradesman. You naturally use  the telephone under those circumstances.,  " It is,just as easy tb use the.Long Distance telephone.  It requires only the ordinary conversational erfort to telephone to Vancouver Island or the Kootenay-distance  is eliminated. You should use the telephone naturally under all circumstances.  BRITISH. COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  a   The- battle is not yet done  i'l Fur sure as-daylight follows  j ', The darkest, hour of night--  ! No question is over settled  I Until 'it is sell led right.'  i Let 'those  who  have' fought  j honosf ,;     ,  And stand by that which is right;  Let the voices    of    those    who  ... plavers' oppose,  j   For the ground that wc have played  \! on ,     .   M.  In We have toiled on clay and night,  I So a question is only settled ���������  j When it is settled right. ,  |! Take heart you friends of the toiler!  I Shrink back, upholders of wrong!  K'Vor sure as death  with    Hies    last  breath  We'll hurrv the right along.   -  \<\v- as sure as tho night's departed  At the first grey beams of light���������  No iiuestiou is ever settled  Until if is settled right.  u-rli'tho   "War'Savings   Certificate"  ~%t one and the same time to help  wip the''War. and to make    a    truly  good invest incut for themselves?  ,������  "r!*iu-   "War   Savings   Certificates"  hoc'o    who    have    played    take.' )i;,ve nothing to do witlii the "Third  Kl (omn<>'< -Canadian,  or  "Victory   War     Loan  'n.^r     loeiiomy seems to have won!.j,-^   ������������������lcsod���������but  is   an  ot or   made  hi* availed of'at any lime by any one  r-iiil through any Chartered   Lank.  ������������������Tho, girl v,*ho. has saved $21.HO,  buys a Certificate which in throe  years the Coviu'ttinenl promises to  redeem and lo give .her f^-������J-  This, 'vou see, represents her ^l-i",  mIus interest, on it Cor three years at  ', nor cent. If she has $.|:U)0 saved,  i-lmVlll La ho buck $r.().()0 in three  years lime, and. if she be lucky  Enough lo have saved $S������.00, she re-  co-:ves back $TO0.00 in three years  ���������Hpu> This is considered by bus-  iinHK men an excellent, and absolutely  sni'o in vestment  ������������������The gardens, which it 'is hoped  numv bovs and girls will work, themselves this summer, should be a  -ood means of saving ?21.r,0.���������How  sMLmdid if would bo if every girl  would make a "War Savings Cer-  l lit:cute"   her goal."  United States. Now is the op-  r.ovUmo fiiue. l-argo Map showing,  hauls, by sections and description of  soil climate rainfall, elevations, etc.  i'osf-paid one dollar. Grant Lands  Locating Co. Box CIO. Portland, Or-  egau. ���������  HO'TIOK  To wlioin it may concern  TAKE NOTICE that the partnership "heretofore existing between .T.  A. Swift and C..A. Ryalt under the  firm name of Abbotsford Garage Co.  at the town of Abbotsford, in the  province of British .Columbia has  this day'by mutual consent been dissolved:  The business will be carried on by  the undersigned to whom all account  should be paid.  Dated at.    Abbotsford, B. C ..this  29th dav of March, A. D. 1917.  '     T. A. SWIFT',  . H. JONES  Funeral Director  5}  a1  M  s  I  E  S  S  Limited  iTSHsrsKSEEiaacEi-s-anKErraisis."!:  THE' MAili-OItWMlt   i&OlTSE  (Tune. "The old Oaken Bucket.")  Hew dear to my heart are the scenes  of  my childhood  Save Ota i  Ornwa   Depa-'lment  Suggests     'V  Old Tins Should be I5i-eservcrt.  hat  Furnisher of-Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Officials   cf   the    Department     of  Tride and Commerce state that there  is"a shortage of tinplate in Canada  of  my childhood ./Tivq is due to lower    production    in  Vvhen   fond   recollections   present, ^J;,]ard- and UlG shipping situation.  Them to viev | Tj,..' Department things  that     steps  The church, and the store, and    the i     '^^ b������} taken to collect all the tin  school in the wildwood, ,| '' ;.,ilajjle  such as tin boxes and cans,  And all the loved snots    that    my j ��������������������������� - 'that it may be    used    over  infancy knew. "         Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  as&S  <ft'-'i-'V-'''^r-^"\'  E-^-VXA N������.   '--^J  wkmk  rtA'-S'!  "j,r>. ji  lltTh;  "l  ES-s*---****-**--^^ ! Last summer "l wandered again to the  1,1 village,  But found not a neighbor of old or  his. spouse;  ?> streets were deserted, the farms  Needed  tillage���������  Town had    been    killed    by    the  mail-order   house.  jj|r:'i-e village had vanished when -mer-  ' | " "      chants were banished, i  I      .*-rJ- one lone survivor, as scared as  !      "       a  -"obblt,  ' !   found ancl ufiked why the    village  was  dead  ������=g,'in. U is believed that if some  ov^rematic plan of collection is adopted the shortage of the tinplate will  be largely made up.       '    -  OFr3GOf- Ai rOKTFjAND ^ATLKOAD  GO.   GRANT   LANDS   .  EE23  ,. .u-^jTigi-nriinggmoKCra-i  ���������:" *T^ TTT  (^  Balieir  i v^lSa=������=i������a^������(=nii<������^-.^^^'^'%l,.'^f"  Notes From Hatzic  i  distribution in the course  of a  i'-ev.'  Ii  \  s  s  IS  U I ���������  -  ������������������'Tlie town got the mail-order catalog   habit,  and that was what lolled it forever, *  lie said.  -'H -.-/as not a war, epidemic, or pillage.  No   foeinan's  invasion  or robber's  J|" I The money that should have    devol-  Title to same revested    in   United  St: tes by "Act of Congress dated June  . V 1916*.    Two   million   three   hun- .  i ai-d- thousand  Acres  to   be  opened;  I r'o-' homesteads  and  sale.      Timber    ai:l  Agricultural  lands. '' Containing ��������� ^^^^^^^^^  so: le of the best land left    in    the j ���������^i"^^*^  LIVERY, AUTO and  FEED STABLES  I), E3IERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sala  Orders Promptly Filled  Auto For Hire.  Give us a call and you will  be used right every time.  ABBOTSFORD, B. G.  I  A RROTSF  u~  Great sorrow is being felt through-j  out the district over the serious Ul-j  ness of Miss  Dorothea Manson, v;ho j  has been lying at death's    door    for  the past few days.    Dr. Stuart, who  is  attending  the  unfortunate  young  lady, lias    diognosad    the    case    as  spinal   mengitis.       Miss ^   Manson's  many friends are hoping'that the next  24 hours will bring a change for the  better as her condition at    time    oc  writing is unchanged.  3-*ie. "Walter Piumridgc has been  Avor.iidod ancl is at a liospital in Leedu  E:r.riand.     He was hit in the knee.  oped the village  "Was all sent away to    the    mailorder house���������  ���������71] a money we earned    here���������never  returned  here,  "Wlioii it. :vas sent to the mail-order  house."  "A reformer is a man who is    al-  >.rss looking for something to shock  I ;  !;-:  i  Pte.   II  A.   Tarlton' has   paid   tho ; hii-'i'.'  sui.-reine sacrifice for king and coun-,- T       . ,  ^. ?  trv.     Word reached Mission City    on      Al������a& It & At *Jdl 0L*>~  Sunday  morning   to   that   effect,   al- ��������� ,"77>7T- -'-r r-p-i v.0  though  it is supposed  to have hap- I      The Tlcnoui- Ltc-1 cl -J ;^-^;  ������,:,k some weeks ago.      , ! h-o enlisted  iron   the    op i-t    H.  i i-)o.-(-'Ci:e ana AK.omo.i���������uo iii iwi'^' ;  ; ������Vrr of whom have    boon    killed    in i  i  %L-jkJ^.y i*. ^a  t  jii.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ,.    Strictly first-clctsb  in every respect.   The bar is  :! stocked with the best of wines, liquor and eigars,  -1  RATES.. $1.SO TO   $2.QO  PER  ������AY  ������,i  t������in=ii-s:r.i^-.TJwi-*Ju-ir-Jn-^3:Kiin  ��������� Frs. It. A. Tarlt.cii who resides in  r.-liLSion City, where slie has been en- ; ^,jo,;_V;->.a unveiled by the Dorocho  deavoring io keep the home together, j jV[nl) -m (ll0 ^rn-ouhe Hall on Tuesday  .     . _1       ..   (* I. ^������      Mi^     ^i* O T ' - ��������� a '_ . ^        ., .-..lli/Mi       A\'-������*!,(r������  A.J. HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS |  ! a*.i: loipatiiig his return after the war, t e,,..71-;n  Owing to lack of demand and latc-j ,,,.   ,i;\ Q0epest sympathy of the com  ness   of   season,   rhubarb, is   moving j -m"*i.Hy.  slowly and at a low price.     Ad vices i  from  the prairies state  that  comiu  i-.    A hu7;'e number were, v.  unveil  tition is keen and demand sluggish.  The Washington barb has been shut  off and dealers are handling almost  exclusively the Missiou-Hat/.i'.; product. Large quantities of iiuporfed  rhubarb on the early market has to  a certain'extent been tho cause of  Ihe prevailing low prices. .Whether,  (lie superior quality of the Missiou-  Hal./.ic barb remains to be seen.  pi-iwent.     Tho   ceremony  inr was performed    by    Mr.    Alex,  Mr. J.  McLaughlin received a let-1 Mal.olm  whose Jour    sons    are    In   ,  ��������� i *"]������������������ tic1.     lie-.,   ixii.   uiiuuii     ui      -'o   ; ^  tc*.*  from   the     London    Red    Cross ; ,,as",,-z"'tielivcred   the  address.    Mrs. j jj  ihci'gli .Mrs. Appleby saying that his ' '{^.'-...nix    ���������-,*���������������<-.   McLCav.   Mrs.Marleux. . i  ' so:i, I'tu. .lack McLaugb'lin was be-  :iic--td lo have been killed at Cour-  i f.-i'i  '. te on Nov. 13 th.  M';\   Lie  Mi -'  Hicks, of A.ggass'iZ;  Ciiibs,  A -ft ^ ������  A % idv ^ ^ fi Ti ps  "Jrrt /V.7-������iW?   Iffl-oofvhrf    ��������� at Vn-iicouver.  ������{oss ancl others cojilrihui-jd to j j,  tlie   musical  pi-o^ramn).:-. | j  A  collection  of  .'J 17.00   taken   wiij , jj  go io the returned soldiers Hospital. ���������  Dewdney. Doings  After The Mosquitoes  (Prom Fraser Valley Record  The regular meeting of the Board  of Trade was held on Monday evening with a grand attendance, and the  session was quite a prolonged one  owing to the fact that there wa--  much work came up for discussion  Among   the   communications  was  one   from  Hon.   John  Olive  the mosquito question and what the  government was doing.    He said the  Tho regular meeting of the Mission  Council   was  held   in     the     council; _,.,,..��������� ^  chambers on Saturday last with all. The home of Mr. a���������:_.'] Mrs- >������������������-��������� ���������>���������  intMubers of the council present and j ���������,-<-���������*;<>ws .located opposite iJcwdn^y  the  reeve, in  the  chair. y r store was foiirUy destroyed by lire a.  That the clerk  be    instructed     to! bout -J .00 ./clock hint mm ay even-  write  the  Hon.  John   Oliver  stating j \^-     ''*'  that the council has made this appropriation and will    have    free   gratis. |re:  labour to apply same  the  first  time  i Tho cause of tho fire is not known.  ���������Davjo P'msr.d    through  e'.,.'-.;*.-������ 'cii ...his v.ay to  Farmers'' and Travelers-  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Th'orpHghly ��������� Modern  Pte.  Willi'.  ,.���������,������������������.   .w ^Vl..j   ~ -   ���������---- , tlru front.    Ho was met at    Mission  and  to ask  the government  to  look ��������� uky  by  his  parents    and    i'?l;'tjves  ... ,.    i     .,---h ni'inv I'rie'ids.     \\ c all WiSh luut  ion7j after the second  and  th.rd applmat-, juh ^ ^^,Vy vetur,.  'read!1011'   also  Lo ask  tliem   L������ f' allnrj''"   Pte. J'.'H. Staynes    of    the    Can-  ar Vo! Dev.-duev and Nicomen Island. I a(;;un Engineers at    Vancouver   was,  "'������������������"! .,.  ���������    ' n,f. rrijpai- at tlif home of Mr. and Mrs; 3  That the clerk also write the Mats-, U"\^   t        u  . . fUulMoncl;iy ' ������  a    av  N-ehol:' last Sunday aiulMonc'tay \ \  M-' MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON,.B  C  government was doing.    He said the  ^ c,01)ncil aS].:ing them to oil for. tlie \ ^' Tj^']/raf;er river is coming up and  government was liavl."g a Paniphlet p ; ft  ^ ncod  iB  e::pCcted in the low  printed  winch  would   be  leacy     iui ,.  Bft-EiM:  aaaeggamMiMB-aMiaaBaMg'ig'asBM'B^^  i  ..'*T3Fi8tffffi������sSL

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