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 sr  4  '     *~***<<w ">    '  ^  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. X., No, 4.  4BB0TSF0RD, B, C, FRIDAY,    MAY 7   1915  <s^^ts>S  $1.00 per Year  r  ft  ABBOTSFORD^ BIB DAY  This desirable space  for sale  Abbotsford will tfris evening end  the second annual May Day celebration by an entertainment in the Alexandria Hall by the children and their  friends and it is expecteed that there  will be a crowded house.  Th dawn of day gladdened many a  little heart in and arpiind Abbotsford  for it bespoke' an -ideal May Day.  The day is all that ^could���������be desired,  and;,there are hundreds of-.yisitors in  town from- outside points, all enjoying- themselves' to the fullest extent.  And why should they not as there is  no place better for"a right good-holiday  than  Abbotsford. .  '  A  full  report will' appear in  our  next issue.   '      *   ��������� '  LOOM 10 PERSONAL  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. William  McNab, a baby girl.  Mr. Ted Barrett was a visitor in  Vancouver on Thursday.- :  INTERESTING   SOCIAL  The Misses Annie anl Selma Nelson returned home from a visit, to  Victoria on Tueslay.  If we gave a nice 'report in. this  issue, holding the paper over 'to do  so it would give our Pro-German  editor of the Whatcom County joke  sheet copy for his next issue .without  effort. You remember how hee-grabbed it last year.  HAZEL STREET  CROSSING  - On Monday Surveyor Taylor was  busy, surveying for the much' talked  of Hazel Street crossing.  ��������� The Railway commlssion^will short  ly sit in Vancouver when the;question of a crossing over .the C. P. R.  and B. C. E.'R." on Hazel-street will  be- brought- before the commission by  the  provincial government^   *  This question liaSribeen- discussed  by this, paper-on-seyeral occasions  and the general opinion of the people  is that the crossing is ,a necessity.  JOHN CARLSON DIES INSTANTLY  . MATSQUI COUNCIL      - -  -  Tenders  For work were,opened as follows:  Grading the Ross Road,  'A: Lindstrom   $144.00  H.  Llewellyn , :........ $124.00  The - latter .was awarded the contract the work to be completed on or  -before June 15th, A. D. 1915.  LeFeuvre road ditch,    '  A.   Zf-llner   J..*.-:.'..'...":.-.."..,..]. $   4 5.00  W. T. Prosqloski ..-.....'..!. $  4l!50  The latter was awarded the contract, the work io be completeed on  or before Juno 1st A. D., 1915; ���������  Rural mail route road through S.  lo, T. 14:  Archie Nicholson  $320.00  Murdock Brownell  $250.00  Arthur Boyle $185.00  W.   J.   Marsh    $149.00  George Satchell  .' $120;00  The latter was awarded the contract, the work to be completed on or  before July 1st., A. D., 1915.  The matter of making further arrangements with the Bank of Montreal for financing the operations of'  the council during the year was left  in- the hands of the reeve and on his  report at the next meeting- will demand the extent of the road work  which can be undertaken.  Communications Received  From the General Superintendent  of the B. C. E. R. stating that they  were willing to. permit a.crossing at  the north boundary of the N. W. 1-4  of Section 22,. Township 16 without  a formal order from the Minister of  Railways and that they would plank  the track; put in the cattle guards  and necessary grading and provide  for the present. drainage together  with the necessary culverts to be put  in. The clerk was instructed to reply that the council is willing to do  the grading necessary up to their  right-of-way.  Also, stating that the matter of the  deepening of the culverts and of the  improvements asked for at the Riverside road crossing will receive their  attention.  From Royal Columbian Hospital,  advising that Mrs. H. Rigg of Rand,  Frank Taylor of Clayburn and Albert  Patterson of Mt. Lehman had been  admitted therein as patients.  mi ifit.fi*-  PRY GOODS, MILTiLVERY,   LADIES  AND CHILDREN'S L'.Vlt-iSR-  WEAR,  HOSIERY,  GLOVES, CORSETS, NOTIONS,  FANCY   HANDKERCHIEFS,       NECKWEAR  BLOUSES,     BOYS' CLOTHING, GENTS'  FURNISHINGS,   ETC., ETC.  May Sale of all Summer Goods  in Dresses, Corsets,  Fancy  Collars,   Prints,   Muslins, Plain and Fanr.y Crepe Cloths. ���������  LADIES'AND CHILDREN'S MILLINERY  at greatly reduced prices, and an  assortment  of Children's Dresses to clear at 50c, 75c and 95c.    Sizes 3 to 10.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  \^  ' On , Monday last as John ' Carlson  was driving: home from Abbotsford to  his home on Matsqui Prairie, his horses probably becoming frightened at  something alongside the road, started  to run away, and the driver Mr. Jno.  Carlson was thrown out and instantly  killed. It was probably only, about  five minutes from the time he was  thrown out until he-was picked up.  Medical.aid was summoned, but the  spark- of life had gone.  He was' buried at Hatzic on Wednesday. .    ,  The deceased was a wealthy farmer  of Matsqui and highly thought of by  neighbors .and friends.  ,.- From S. A. Cawley, M.-L. A., stating that he was-taking, up with, the  Minister -of -'Public,Works >the question ,of ':the-;loan of-the rock-crusher  now at the-Colony Farm,; and . will  communicate further after hearing,  the result of the application for..its  use. Filed.  From the Registrar of the County  Court, stating that the Matsqui Road  Tax By-law 1914, Amendment Bylaw  1915 had been duly-.registered. Filed  From the Columbian Company Ltd  expressing regret that through lack  of space they were unable to print  the minutes of the council meetings  more fully.        Filed.  From McQuarrie, Martin, Cassidy  & Macgowan, submitting copies of  the judgments handed down by the  Appeal Court Judges in Mackensoe  vs. Surrey. In the lower court, Judge  Clement, sitting without a jury, had  awarded the plaintiff damages to the  amount of $360 for personal injuries sustained in being thrown from  his vehicle while crossing some puncheon which had become displaced  on the Jerichi road, a by-road which  had been built by the early settlers  and which had been allowed to become in dis-repair. The Court of  appeals unanimously reserved the decision of the-trial Judge, holding  that the municipal council was not  guilty of misfeasance but of non-feasance only.      Filed.  From Robert Butler, applying for  permission to erect a telephone line  for his own use from the N. W. corner of the N. W. 1-4 of section 2,  township 13 to connect with the Farmers' Line to Lynden.  . Mr. and Mrs. Irvine of Vancouver  were week end. visitors-at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mains.  A very interesting and enjoyable  May Day social was held at the,residence of Mrs. J. F. Boyd on Saturday afternoon and ��������� evening when  there was a large and representative  gathering of townspeople' present to  enjoy the social attractions; provided  An unique feature of. the social- was,  the refreshments which.were served  in dainty May baskets. Twelve dollars were realized in aid of church  funds. "  The Rev. J. C. Alder will occupy  the Presbyterian pulpit at both services on Sunday next.  Mr. Charles Bell is building a;new  garage on the hillside. He will always be able to get a good start.  Mr. John McCallum o'f Vancouver  was a,week end visitor at, the home  of his. parents, Mr. andr Mrs. A. McCallum.  Miss Edna McMaster, telephone op-  eratr is back gain at hor duties  having" recovered from her recent indisposition.  The Rev. Mr. Campbell and Mrs.  Campbell left on Friday for their trip  to the Eastern cities. While away  they'will bid farewell to-their son  George who is about-to leave Toronto  as a- member of-'the ��������� medical * army  service  for, the front.  ' The vestry meeting of the" St. Matthews Church was held" on Monday  evening. The Rev'. Mr. Yates intended being home from Calgary in  time for the meeting but his trip has  been unavoidably delayed. He is  expected home next week.  RATEPAYERS' MEETING  A meeting of ratepayers of Abbotsford townsite will be ' held ih the  Alexandria Hall on Saturday evening  when various municipal", matters,' including the Incorporation proposals;  will come up for further-discussion.  DYKING COMMISSIONERS     MEET  Sumas Prairie Dyking, Commissioners met at Whatcom Hall ojoKWe'd  nesday evening. . Itfis.said to'have  been a private meeting to grant an  extension of time to the Rice Co. Ac-  cording"to current talk many of'the  landowners are againsLany extension  being made as,the scheme proposed  is not popular More feasible plans are  it is said, ready to be put forward  by Mr. F. N. Sinclair, of New Westminster, once there is a favorable op-  portuity for..these being'placed be-^  fore the ' commissioners. * '  HUNTINGDON NEWS ITEMS  Dr. Jordan was in towi this week.*-,  Mrs. Fraser Yorke will leave short,  ly for Alberta.    , !  Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Salt returned  home from their wedding trip on  Sunday to reside in Abbotsford,  where Mr." Salt is attached to the  staff of the Canadian Customs. The  following evening many of the  friends of" the couple, visited their  home and gave them a royal welcome  in honor of the event.  Four members of the B. C. Horse  P. D. McLagan, W. Wells, John'Fra-  ser and J Gordon left here on Tuesday for New Westminster where they  took part in the military parade in  conection with the great annual May  demonstration held in the Royal City  next day.  "The Soul of a Nation" was the appropriate and profound theme of a  brilliant address given by the Rev.  Principal McKay here last Friday evening in the presence of a crowded  auditory. ��������� Terse and piquant references to the war and its significance  to the civilized world, whose ^nations  like individuals at times convincingly prove they have souls, formed  part of a very able, academic address. The lecture was given in the  Presbyteriaon   church.  Miss Forester has returned home  from Vancouver and has resumed  her duties with Messrs James Ross  & Co.  Mr. A. S. Farmer was a visitor to'  Bellingham  on  Saturday. ���������  Mr. Perry Starr left for Alberta  early this week.  Mrs. Hart is now quite reco /������������������red  from her her recent serious illness.  Miss Ruth Murphy was a visitor,  to friends at Acme, Washington, on  Wednesday.     - .    '  Mrs. Yorke was a visitor to the  home of Mis. Starr/ Abbotsford oh  Wednesday. '   ���������  Mr. and Mrs. McLeod, of New  Westminster, are visiting the home  ot Mrs. Starr.  AMERICAN EDITOR  MAY  RE   ARRICSTIJI)  There is an undercurrent, feeling  that the editor of a certain American  paper may be airosted one of these  days on account of his Pro-German  articles, when he appears on Canadian soil. He says he's Irish but don't  believe it���������however there mi,*.lit be  a little Irish in h.'m on ocasions  However he can rest assured that the  board at Vernon is said to be good.  Mrs. Skiner and her son Reggie  visited friends at Abbotsford on  Wednesday.  During the absence of Mr.. Malr  colm in Chilliwack this week Mr.  Gordon Bartlett had charge of the'  general store here.  The Rev. Mr. Congdon, Presbyterian missionary, recently of Kamloopo  has arrived here to work the Sumas.  Prairie.field during the summer.  SUNDAY SPORTS  Whether sports should be allowed  to be played on the school grounds  on Sundays has been a topic discussed for some considerable time past.  A short time ago when the school  trustees passed a resolution prohibiting the use of the schoolgrocnds for  sports on the Sabbath. Now it is  announced that a meeting of ratepay  ers will be held in the Alexandria  Hall on May 15 when the school trustees will invite the citizens to express their opinion on the wisdom  or unwisdom of the resolution passed  Patriots here are complaining that  certain Canadian citizen's (?) are  continuing to go to Sumas to mall  letters and so evade the war stamp  tax'  Mr. M. Murphy was a visitor to  Mission City on Tuesday, making the  trip by auto-stage, returning the  same day all safe and sound.  Mr. and Mrs. Angus, G. Fadden, of  New Westminster, are spending a  week's vacation at the home of Mr.'  Fad den's father, Mr. W.H. Fadden  here. !  Mr. Fraser Yorke left on Sunday:  for Seattle en route to the Exposition at San Francislo where he is to  spend his annual vacation. In his  absence Mr. Salt, of the Customs office will take his place.  s*^j* *���������  1 i  H  hi  '.;  S TOE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABB6?SF6&ft S. C.  ���������������  txZgSQ  im  awr"  ���������������:."*.���������������* z^r"*v.^f^r^'  THE ABBOTSFORB POST. .  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of,Abbotsford and district  A. wee-uy isiln    rates  made  know  on   application  Our  Shibboleth-  J. A. BATES,  -Neither   for  nor  agin1   the   Government  Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, MAY 7th,  1915  Sons and Sires  When that thin kha.ki line toublcd on itself and the Canadian soldiers stood back to back; so that they might i'ace the  l'oe encircling them, they performed deeds of valour which will  lead posterity, to link them up with the'> "thin red line" of the  Crimea, which Kingslake has immortalized in his great history,  writes the editor of the Victoria Week.. Then it was the sires  who refused to be broken by the overwhelming masses of Russian troops.' Now it is the sons, who with the same indomitable  spirit and at the point of the bayonet have driven back the Prussian hordes, who thought they had snatched a victory from un-  seasoned troops. The Canadians, although beset with deadly  shrapnel, and asphyxiating gas, refused to retreat. They took  their last stand, and prepared to yield the last life in defence  of the Empire, and when it seemed that their sacrifice would be  accepted, relief came, and a battered remnant struggled from the  ��������� "jaws of death", as their fathers had struggled in many a conflict for the,,same principles, and for the undying honour of  their country and their Empire. Of Sons and Sires it may with  equal cogency be asked: "When shall their glory fade?" They  have solved a problem which for the British-born needed no solution, and in-doing so, have demonstrated to the world that the  Empire over which the Union Jack floats does in reality consist  of congeries of nations w,ith?one heart and one soul. The glory  .of the action which for Canadians in particular has consecrated  the soil of Flanders, opens the way to the great heart of the  -Motherland, brings us ail home, and gives us for the first time  . in. this war and the first time in history,. an equal ,place with  those whose deeds have won the Empire.  none can pray too much, do too mucli  or give too much.  1 appeal to "farmers to send me  sums from $1 to $50, during the  first week in May. Every $50 provides one additional .hospital .bed  with the giver's name over it. , By  sending me, about $10,000.80, -you  would (serve your country well, bring  credit to yourselves, and make all of  us very proud of you. For the sake  of the jwoundod boys, make the gift  substantial. It will be an investment towards the recovery of some  Canadian soldies who stood in our  stead that our cause might be upheld. ! ' ' -.  Faithfully your friend  ���������J AS. W.ROBERTSON,  1 Chairman,  Sed Cross Society at Ottawa.  reach'the Coast before May 21, as  there is a large docket of cases for  the attention of the Board at Edmonton, and which has delayed,the  seheddle. ,  |  H  u  '    ' " ,- '        1  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies,      g  Phone Connection. Mission City |  |jfilBl---"{HlIIIIi^  J; H. JONES  Funeral Director  E. 'O.'Brundage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any  artistic  work  in  Painting,-; Paperhanging'and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  AIRCRAFT AND THE PART  THEY PLAY LN  THB WAR  AN. ADVERTISING AGENCY OR A  MANUFACTURER'S  ENTERPRISE  A committeeof ,the Canadian Manufacturer's Association is endeavoring to raise money to advertise Made-  in-Canada goods.    In. theory the pro-  ��������� posal is excellent but in- practice is  it really wise?- Most Canadian manufacturers take.a pride in their-pro-  . ducts,, put their names on-them and  turn out .something, that is. equal to  ' and in not a few cases superior to  anything of the kind produced in  the world.    Oh the other hand there  national reputation. On the other  hand the newspapers should, as fair  as possible, refuse to insert advertising of any but satisfactorily made  products and by their editorial policy "make, it unprofitable for the  chronjically disreputable manufacturers to stay in business.  A RED CROSS. APPEAL  TO THE FARMERS  Our .country with its Allies, is wag  ,ing a -great, war.-for justice,; for the  protection   of  small  nations  in ��������� the  tne wui-iu.    uu ^.v, v,���������~v,.   enjoyment  of their. rights,  for .con  ..are   some   Canadian   manufacturers I tinned and growing freedom, and for  who unfortunately think itheir-'own' *������������������*���������'* ���������"���������'^"''d r>f *t������ ni'prie-ed word  interests are best served by making  . .the cheapest and. most inferior article  . they can force upon the buying pub-  , lie.    . They, - think  a  slightly ��������� better  immediate  profit, better  than  building up  a  reputation for  high-grade  .goods.  -These, experiences ,and   the  exposures in . connection .with  inferior, .qualities, supplied to all war or-  -ders show that, there .are some Canadian  manufacturers, wko.. ought to  be   behind   the. prison   bars   as   the  Premier suggests.  Even  members  of the  committee  recognize  this .weakness.    Only  the  other day. one of them placed an order amounting to  several  thousand  dollars'with  a  United  States     firm  though the same products are made  by another  member of the  association   in   a   nearby   town.    The   first  manufacturer would' much prefer to  buy  Canadian  make but  he  knows  from costly experience that his neighbor is too indifferent to take pains  and turn .out a satisfactory quality.  A general   campaign, of. advertising Made-in-Canada goods would be  -   paid for largely by the firms who are  making high-grade goods, while the  benefit  of such a general campaign  would be derived chiefly by the men  who are trading on Made-in-Canada  refutation  p.n<\   producinlg   inferior  goods to sell at slightly lower rates.  The committee, of the    Canadian  Manufacturers' Association would be  far better occupied    and could    be  more real good for, Canadian manufacturers if they were to devote their  energies to improving the quality���������  by   moral   and   other   influences���������of  , the goods produced by the scoundrels  who would injure the good name of  the   reputable  Canadian'  manufacturers.  Canadian manufacturers who produce an  article of which they    are  proud, behind;which they will stand,  should    ,let  the  public  know  of  it.  . They should advertise it extensively  .. over'their own names and not pay  .and  be sponsors  for the firms  who  h.ave no care for their own or. .our  the maintenance of its pledged .word  of honor. Much destruction and  desolation are being caused: Lives  are,being lost by the thousand. Canada's first, contingent is now in the  thick of it. Some will fall sick;  many may be wounded \m some will  pay the last full measure of devotion  to their country and its cause.  The Red Cross Society exists to  succor the sick and wounded in war.  The need of Red Cross service is  great and growing greater as the  war goes' on. The price of progress  towards everlasting peace is , very,  very dear. . It cost lives, homes,  health and much besides. Canada's  .part in the process of payment,  through giving for Red Cross work,  is. mercifully light and easy, even  when all have given to the extent of  really feeling it.  The  soldiers and  sailors  pay. the  price extracted by desolating struggle from week to.week.    What'they  paid in blood and did hi" sacrifice a  month ago was not enough for'them.  Shall we say it was enough "for us?  What' they are doing and  suffering  and   achieving   have' put   aside,   for  the time, all their thoughts and plans  for individual welfare,  comfort and'  safety.    They   don't   hesitate  to   establish   precedents.    But   they   are  precedents   of   heroic   sacrifice     for  our country and its cause,   for pur  principles and ideals that they may  be upheld.  Farmers, individually as well as  through their institutes, clubs and  cheese and butter factories, are in a  position to help very greatly. Their  business does not suffer from the  war. Prices of nearly all farm products have gone up. While labor is  scarce there is time to think of the  boys at the front and to send the  Red Cross Society a gift to be spent  for the sick and wounded.  Farmers are generous in sentiment and generous in giving when  their hearts and heads point the way  This is a case where they do so clearly, persuasively and urgently. In  this crisis, in the lives of nations  and in the lives of stricken soldieTs,  The March-number of the United  Empire has just come to hand and a-  mong many very interesting editorials on the war situation is one on  tho part of the air craft of the various nations is playing in this great  struggle, Tho following is an article which we believe will of interest  to our readers:  "One of the surprises of the war  has been the succoss of Britisir aircraft.    There was a general impression  that,  as a  nation,  wc  wore'behind both \ho French and  the Germans in this department, which had  not,  apparently  enjoyed so  large  a  share  of   government  support  as   it  deserved. Probably very few outside  a small body of experts realized the  possiblities of aircraft' in modern war  fare; biit whereas tho Germans placed great reliance on huge dirigibles,  capable  of * carrying  and   dicharging  shells enough to wreck.a .city,, experience seems to show that this type of  airship is comparatively useless. The  dropping.of bombs on a few undefended towns in Norfolk, and half a doz  en other equally inglorious and. futile  episodes,   hardly   seem . justification  for .the.energy and expenditure necessary-for the-building of the much  vaunted fleet of. Zeppelins..The fact  that these big air vessels were, with  few exceptions, only launched in good  weather  during peace times;  rather  obscured their.:dependence, on mete*-  oroligical conditions. The recent fate  of three of .them, wrecked" on-the Dan  ish coast and in the Adriatic, shows  that they-are ..,chiefly .  fair-weather  craft, and one is said to become unmanageable owing to the. weight    of  snow deposited on, her upper surface  These accidents bring the total Zeppelin losses since war began to four  With a possible fifth.    In practice if  appears that the large airship must  fly  too  low,  and therefore presents  too easy a target for air-guns to be  an effective war weapon. On the other hand, the mono-and birPlane types  have been invaluable for reconnaissance purposes, and    probably    this  scouting duty will remain their most  .useful functions.    Here and there a  ducky shot by a. daring airman may  damage some enemy property wliich  is of value, and is otherwise inacces-  .sible,   and. where, massed   attack   is  possible,. ;as-.in the .case of the raids  Jon enemy; coast-: line .(first by thirty-  six British ."aeroplanes,  and then by ���������  forty, supported-by eight French) the  damage should be considerable. The  British aviators have every, reason to  be proud of these two concerted actions, the first of their kind in the  history and-carried out with the loss  of only three pilots.    An even more  striking sight, not alluded to (for obvious  reasons)   in  the .press  at the  time   was the departure of.a much  larger  number  of  military air-craft  to France (where all arrived safely)  the imagination was stirred by the  thought that man has at last accomplished the conquest of the air. The  strict embargo placed on any spectacular flying by the members of the  military and naval flying corps prevented the public from realizing their  existence, but since the war broke  out they have far surpassed the expectations of their friends, and have  administered some sharp surprises to  the enemy."  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford,, l.J. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding' manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  HI   or information regarding the farm and fruit lands ot  ffi the-district, and industries-already established,       Jj  YOU  ARE  DMLIGIITKD  when you can get ulouiy of hot  water, but when the plumbing is  out of order, that's a different  story. H is a good plan to have  your plumbing looked over every now and then, to soo that  it is in proper condition. When  you need a plumber again, remember that we do good plumbing, and our charges are all ,  right.  " WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Sldfr Abbotsford  cjJ3  g  ^Nothing will  =add more to  the. pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home..  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :--.     B.  C.      :-:  M  RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS TO  ARRIVE AT COAST SOON  The solicitor to the City of Vancouver has received a communication  to the effect that,the Dominion Government Railway Commisison cannot  See me now about that Insurance  e  i  e  XL*  I have a large and splendid,supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  h  ���������^  y.V��������� . il />7.~x' ^o^j^^i. i-1 -.-.'���������; .������ , ?*.'  r.      . I.'   ''(.^.'.'.r -'.J..\t '.i ,-iiyr^l-/.'f V.";....'.������ ���������_>/. ,f.',._-^...o..'jL-,^ " -. .^- . -3������.-.". .f'jwS.. ���������*.���������." >.*<,* J"..\ V.'."'." t*.''*.',..*  Ii  m  p  ���������������������  ������v .,  ������-<tfu-i^*.r.~ TC^r.-.-r--,,;  m  M ABBOTSFOR6 POST, ABBOTSFORD, 6. fi.  ���������*Wii   'l"1n1U ' li'lHi* \--,-r ~ ���������           -,;,  ^^������^  a^scij^c!J2ji^j---'M^s^^sa Ei(y&i^EMm&MywmM������&������miM&M! m&M$s&mEM&&&s&i2M&mmmsmmsm}  Letter  Heads  A  Bill  Heads  Envelopes  Statements  Posters  No place like a Responsible  office in which to have your  I    printing^  For-Job. Printing  This office is equipped ~.with  an  assortment   of  type  and  a.  a  a  a  I  a  oagers  Menues?  J_LilCo    ILIAC.  insure a perfect and artistic piece of work.  Our-Ink-is/ "Sun-proof'  Type .and paper^being all  that could be desired, the next  important factor is INK. In  this we excel. We use only  the best; consequently expen-  i sive, and at no additional cost  to you.   -No Voily?"news-.'ink"'  -. is employed on; OUR work.  Shipping  Tags  Receipts  Circulars  Invitations  Meal     .-  Tickets  Ladies'  Visiting  Cards  JZLllG*;     JZjIG.  next you.see,a  ���������> i well executed-, piece of printed  <*, matter; whether it is business  - stationery, pamphlet, booklet  ���������i or^any* of \the numerous print-  ted articles, examine it, carefully and you- will invariably  : ifind that it is the;, product of  this office. *- No; slip-shod . or  "amateurish" printing is ever- turned out here. The intelligent  Business Man and Fruit ^ Grower alike demands and receives  <<  *rinting-  is-upto-;a.  '.not.down to* a Price'*  Hub Square  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  Mission City  <&i  -   i.������..w,..^, .        f  .,W|  i'  OVG  ��������� rm  " 6:\  " 7.iT,  1* '/.'  r- Zi'.\ I  >-,���������--1  ..7^'jj  ���������-���������a;  ��������� b  (.  I  ).  *-'  (.  I  i.'-.l'-,  i ..j  V.   **:  $1  m  '*f  '������'  S the Abbotsford !>6st, abbotsford, & -d  .������������11  |p������j  "Church Work in Northern Canada" was the title ot* the very excellent- address given by the Rev. J.  Wilson, of Vancouver in the church  here on Wednesday evening. A collection was taken in aid of the  church  building fund.  Those Who Stay at Home  Should lie Busy  In time of war, prepare for continued war is equally good advice as  the old saying "In time of peace prepare for war" Now that the Empire  is very much at war and will undoubtedly be so occupied for a long time  it remains for those of us who cannot  go to the front to do all in our power to assist in this,Empire struggle,  assist for the providing for the maintenance of those who play the Empire's part on the battlefield.  We can do much, Our fighting  force is dependent entirely on those  engaged in productive enterprises,  those tilling the soil, operating the  mines "and factories and allied work.  Deprive our armies and navies of  food- for ten days and what would  become of the Empire? If our army  and navy was deprived of ammunition for two days we could look into  the future of darkness and depression. ��������� The Empire must live. It  will be the application of human energy properly directed, in every home  throughout the Empire that will sustain the great structure and make  our armies strong enough well provisioned and su.cicntly equipped  to-win. Every citizen of the Empire  that can make two ears of corn grow  where only one grew before, or better still can make grains grow where  grains never grew before, will." bo doing a real service to the Empire. It  is within the reach of everyone to do  something. The industrious laborer  spending his spare moments in the  cultivation of his own garden lot is  doing something to increase the  world supply of the first necessity,to  sustain his life. Every pound of "edible grain, vegetables, fruits, milk or  meats that is produced by the man  of small' means will do its part in  sustaining life and make -possible a  greater quantity of food stuffs for  export Every pound that we can export means money to keep the machinery of business moving at home.  Every foot of, land that is made productive will help to swell the stream  of export. ��������� Some may think that the  small areas will not count, but all  big things are made up of small parts  the vacant lots and neglected-gardens of our cities, towns and villages  would produce, if well'tilled, sufficient vegetables to feed the entire population, leaving for export the product of the larger areas to the Empire centers of distribution  The people of British Columbia  have done well in response to the  patriotism, and production call, for  this season, greater areas are planted  to food producing plants and greater  efforts are being expended toward the  increase of animal products than ever  "bel'ore. But tKere is still an opportunity for greater increase; many  small areas are lying idle, someono  should make an effort, that all tillable lands should be productive this  Pork, Mutton/ Keef, "Veal, Pork Sausages,  Wieners  ��������� and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  e������3������:  32Bffi  jesse  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ]. Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES, $1.50 TO $2.00  PER  DAY  PROPRIETORS.  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  ftaa-t'.in ,i ' ...i     i     ','  '    i. ... ..������������������=  year, and failing that, through , un-  preparedness of the land, then provision for soil preparation can not  begin too soon this season.  The Empire struggle may be a  long one, greater demands will be  made next year than this, more food  stuffs will be demanded by the Motherland and the .Allies than ever,  this year, nextfyear and for years to  come. Canada's prosperity after tho  war will depend upon the exportable  quantities of soil products or their  derivatives.  What can the leaser Valley do if  her people were to make, a big effort  such as the Empire needs at the  present Wine? The cleared land's  of this Valley are capable of producing, sufficient in grains, fruits and  vegetables and animal products to  provide for the needs of her people  and leave a big!-.surplus for export.  Why must oiir coast cities import  grains, meats, dairy products and  fruits from distant parts, to supply  the wants of her people? Why is it  necessary to bring grain from the  East and West? Why bring butter  from New Zealand and eggs from  China, and fruits from the United  States, when we. have the soil,- tho  climate, the tools and the muscle to  produce them here at home? ,All we  need to do is just to exercise the  muscle and do it., By doing so one  performs an Empire service: The  Motherland needs the food, our own  organizations and factories need.the  money.  RIDERS WANTED as agents for  high ' grade bicycles. Write for low  pcise's to THOS PLIMEY'S CYCLE  WORKS.   VICTORIA.   B.   C.  PUBLIC  NOTICE-^-  Notice Is hereby given that  I will not he responsible for  any debts contracted by my son  Clarence Nelson.  Jas. H. H. Nelson, Barriere B. C  tion and full particulars,' Apply to  HARRY JACKSON,. Abbotsford, B.  C, The Local Representative, Veterinary Science Association.  IMPORTANT  TO    STOCKOWNRES  , It is of great importance that  Stockowners should be posted on  Troubles and Diseases pertaining to  Farm Stock. All. farmers should  know how to combat disease in Domestic Animals. ��������� The Veterinary  Science Book treats fully on every  known.disease of Farm Stock. Stock-  owners cannot afford to be without  such a work, as it will be an annual  saving of many dollars. Members are  also'entitled to-the many privileges  which the Association gives. Such  as free ".'Ivice, reduced costs of medicines, together with a volume of information on practical Veterinary  Work. 664 pages. Fully illustrated,  cloth bound.-   For further informa-  THK  FARMERS  AND  THE  RED  CROSS SOCIETY  We publish today a second appeal  on belialf of the Red Cross Society,  by Dr. James W: Robertson...  Dr. Robertson is still best known  to the farmers of Canada as Professor Robertson. He began his official  public service "at the Ontario Agricultural College nearly thirty years ago.  Twenty five years ago he went, to  Ottawa .as Dairy. Commissioner for  the Dominion. , The. Dairying Service of the Department' of Agriculture soon became known and trusted  throughout Cariala. From Prince  Edward Island.to'' Alberta)" farmers  profited   by   the   Illustration)   Dairy  Stations and the Travelling Instructors. The output of cheese and butter  in Canada added to. the reputation  of its rural workers.  Other public .services of continuing and growing value were inaugurated, while Professor Robertson was  Commissioner of Agriculture. A-  raong them were the Live Stock and  Storage Branches, the .Cold Storage  Service, the Seed Grain Competitions, Trial Shipments of Fruit to  the United Kingdom, and Extensions  of markets.  :aroo  ������������������*1**-i-***---Wr"frw*f1-^  to paper that room.    Wallpaper is cheap at  J. E. Parton's, Abbotsford  From 5c per Roll up.  Paperhanging, Painting, Kalsominihg  at rock-bottom prices.  fe  *3SS  M|<Muiwmi-������������w^iwimV'"ninwi'miH������i^i.������i������i ���������"I'iwi' v  Ice Cream,  Soda Drinks,   Sundaes  Everything in the Ice Cream  ���������"...���������:-.-..-:- .-��������� ���������'������������������ line  Have you, visited my new Ice Cream Parlor.    Fitted in first  class  style.    A cool retreat.  Fresh Strawberries arriving daily  ALBERT LEE, GROCER  Abbotsford, B. C.  "ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, etc. Don't Die in the House..  ... 15c and 25c, at Drug arid Country  Stores.  WANTED���������Owners of small improv  ed acreage or farm near Abbotsford-  who would sell at a bargain for cash  write P." O. Box 16, Qualicum Beach  Vancouver Island. ���������  POR   SALE���������Spangled   Ham-  . burg Eggs Good Layers Non-  Setters, Setting of 15 eggs for  $1.00. Apply Mrs. F. James,  Mission City B. C. ,  llUUJMMli'iy  HAND MADE SHOE  TO ORDER  Only Best Leather Used.    All  Sewing* Done by   Hand  J. COLOMBACK  Abbotsford, " B. C.  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmitft  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. O.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Abbotsford Feed Store  CHARLEY'S POOL BOOM  AND BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon  Go  With   The  Bunch  Don't believe me but come any night  and  see where the bunch la  3  New Tables Just Added  Laundry Agency in Connection  According to the Dairy Industry Act, 1914,  "No person shall cut or pack dairy butter into  blocks, squares or prints and wrap such blocks  squares or prints in parchment paper unelss  the,said parchment paper is.printed or branded with the words ''dairy butter"  The word "Choice" may be used in addition.  WE'PRINT BUTTER PAPERS IX LARGE OR  SMALL QUANTITIES, : AT RIGHT PRICES  $2.25   Per  Thousand   Sheets,, which  includes printing and 'paper      Stock     "*  ���������   made in Canada; the work done in  Canada,  and the wages    paid    and  spent in Canada.,No "Duty to pay.  #)  .u- ���������     !' \:\. r.v.v ���������<wtwij!"?wh������w������������:ww..jj.. ������'.'. ��������� n i-.���������. mn���������  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly /.Furnished.-- '  '���������''-.        ��������� -  ���������'.   -.���������.'  Thoroughly Modern  MURPHY.  PROPRIETOR  Huntingdon; .B.C.-'  '���������il  - -   !<  Hi  11  J  ���������J  I  il  .As  ?,VFf'\i.fV:i':'-3WXr'iTrX'~\

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