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The Abbotsford Post May 8, 1914

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 I  h  '1/  *,-  'I?  'I'  1 -'-  M.  i!  ill  A  V  /" "'"/  >i. .>- * ''������������������> '< .-"  ft'  '���������V,  1 '-* .��������� .  * ^/ *v  . OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VIII., No. 8   11.  ABBOTSFORD,   B,   C, FRIDAY,   MAY    1914  8  $1.00 per Year  To make room for our new Spring  Stock we are disposing of our big  stock of  Ladies' Children's and  Men's Shoes at Great  Reductions in  Prices.  Come and secure.a Bargain  while they last.  T  DANCE IRE J. SUCCESS  ist.  in,'*  e**s������  3=3  MET" WITH SLIGHT ACCIDENT  While a party of young people accompanied oy'Mr. Thomas-were driving towards Sumas on Wednesday of  this week the buggy gear broke down  frightening the horse which immediately tried to make-a getaway. That  there were no serious results seems  miraculous as the occupants were  spilled unceremoniusly on the^ roadside. Of the party who bore "marks  of the sudden contact with the turf  were Miss Messick who was slightly  cut about the face, and Mr. Thomas,  who suffered a'bruised shoulder and  ankle. The travellers were obliged  to walk back to town.  FRATERNAL    VISIT OF    MASONS  A party of Masons .from the Abbots  ford and Sumas lodges paid a friendly visit to their Mission City brethren  on .Wednesday evening of this week.  The members, who report as having  had a good time consisted of Messrs.  Swift, Scotsvold; Morley, Shortreed,  Salt and Roberts" of Abbotsford;  Gough, of Clayburn1; and1, Messrs.  Clarke, Hastings, Marsh, Davis, Hav-  erstick, Green and Cook of Sumas.  HOLD ANNUAL MEETING  The annual meeting of the W. C.  T. U. was held in the Presbyterian  church on Monday, May 4th.  The officers for the coming year,  were installed, namely,  Hon. President���������Rev. J. L. Campbell.  President���������Mrs.  Trethewey.  Vice-Pres.���������Mrs. Fraser. '  Secretary���������Mrs. Parton.  Treasurer���������Mrs.  F.  J.  Boyd.  Departments of work taken up,  Juvenile Work, Supt. for same, Mrs.  J.' L. Campbell; Flower and .Hospital Mission Supt., Mrs. H. Eby; Other  department's of work to be arranged  for later. Delegates were chosen  to attend the convention to be held  in Victoria in June as follows: Mrs.  J. L. CampbelL" Mrs. ��������� Miller, (Clayburn), Mrs. Trethewey.  EMPIRE  DAY  LODGE NEWS  At the regular meeting of the New  Era Lodge 244, Loyal True Blues, of  Abbotsford, delegates were appointed  to attend the Grand Lodge at New  Westminster on May 29"and 30. The  delegates are Mrs. D. Emery, Mrs.  Hicks, Mrs. D. Smith, Rev. J. L.  Campbell, F. Wooler and J. Gamble  Themeeting was well attended and  a large amount of business was also  transacted >.  The Joke Sheet of Whatcom County says it is a "Newspaper without a  Grouch" Guess so. The last time  the editor had a "Grouch" the pic-  ..iro .-how man took it out of the  editor, by giving 'him a pippin of a  black optical. No grouch now? ? ?  It is rumored that a picnic to Mission' City.from Abbotsford will likely  take place on Empire Day, Monday,  May:-25th. The children who took  part "in the May Day concert are to  give an afternoon concert in Mission,  The baseball boys will likely play  the game that day too. . Fuller  details later; but all are invited to  come along.  Next Sunday, May 15th wilt be  honored as Mothers' Day in the churches and Sunday Schools. Every  child is requested to wear a carnation  If the child's mother is living the  carnation to be worn is pink; if the  mother is not living a white carna-  ton is the proper color. Loyal True  Blue Lodge, New Era are supplying  the flowers, for the children of both  Sunday Schools free of cost.  Miss Atkinson of Sumas Prairie has  purchased a motor car and is now  becoming proficient in the art of  operating the car and avoiding stray  dogs and poultry on the roads.  MATSQUI COUNCIL     ,  The regular monthly meeting ot  the council was. held in the municipal  hall onvSaturda3vMay"2hd, with- the  Reeve in' the chair and 'alL members  of tho council,present."  T.i. e minutes of the previous'meeting were read and adopted; ,.  Communication1; Received  From A'. P. Welch asking-that the  expenditure bekeptdown and the tax  rate reduced. ��������� "  '*������������������  .From Heni-y White stating that he  wished to erect-a permanent fence  along the White.Road which encroaches on his property���������in, several places  and desiring that road be straightened. ". ,.''*'  McCallum-Beatoh, that the appropriation of $150,on(the White Hill  be cancelled and that Councillor Mel-  ander.be authorized, to ' expend the  said appropriation of $150 on. the  White Read.    k      .<            *    ;'  From F. A: Bose tendering : his  services, should the;-'council deem it  advisable to get a list of registered  owners of properties.    * Filed  From- William^Taylor,' accepting  the positlon^of Engineer4 under. ...the.  Ditches and- Water Courses ~;A'ct. '  From-Joseph Cannon-Police officer  stating ,that he intended to resign  after.the completion of.,the Hindoo  trial: ". " ��������� ���������     '-.:'���������  .From the office of Burnett,-&. ,Mc-.  Gugah, acknowledging the reseipt o'f  the notification of the revoking pf the  appointment of Mr. G. K. Burnett as  engineer under the Ditches .and Water Courses Act of which he Is to be  informed.on" his return to town. .'  .' From Registrar of' County Court  stating that the Matsqui Dog Tax By-  Law, had been duly registered.  From T. A. McElhanney, B. C. L.  S. submitting a sketch plan of the  proposed plan of sub-division of the  S. E.' .1-4 of S. 12, T. 14 and asking  that, arrangements be made by the  council so that the complete plans  be signed during the-ensuing week.  McCallum-Melander, that the "reeve  and clerk sign the proposed plan of  subdivision of the S. E. 1-4 of S. 12  T. 14 when satisfactory security to  the amount of $500. be furnished  that the half road allowance on the  west boundary and the road through  the, centre be rough-graded , for- a  width of fourteen feet, seven feet on  each side of the centre ,line.  The plan of subdivision of a 60-  acre portion of the S.-.E. 1-4 of-Sec.  23, T. 13 was referred back to ,the  surveyor for a slight alteration in  the wording./  Councillor Melander reported that  he had made arrangements with Mr.  A. .L. Bates for a small amount of  ditching along the Bates road; i  A laid over communication from  C. F. Chaffey for .outlet*road for the  west half of the N.-E/1-4 of S. 29  T. .13 was relaid over.  The reeve stated he would use his  best endeavors to arrange a meeting  of the councillors "with Mr. .A A.  Cruickshanks, road superintendent,  or. his visit to the district.  Coun. McCalluui stated that K.  GJllie-3 had-made application to him  for payment for fencing along. tin-  Sl-.aipe road and 'Me matter was left  ia the hands of she Reeve to repon  at the next meeting.  Resolutions '������������������  Melander-McCallum th.at the demand note for $2000.00 in favor of  the Bank of Montreal be signed by  the Reeve,, clerk and finance committee under authority'of the Tern-'  porary Loan By-Law, 1914.  Melander-Satchell, that Peter Keay  be appointed Dog Tax Collector on a  basis of a. commission of ten per cent  Melander-McCallum, that the clerk  notify the Great Northern Railway  Company to clear    the    underheadj  SUMAS COUNCIL MEETING  ��������� The regular meeting of the Sumas  council'was held in the council room  on- Saturday 'last with Councilors  McKenzie, Austin and Straiton present-and the. Reeve iri;the chair.  Minutes of 'tire previous meeting a-  dopted as.read. ".     r  The following accounts were passed for payment:  SCHOOL ACCOUNTS  School Salaries and expenses $775.25  ROADS  Hallett and others ...... 323.15  -Harris.and others   149.00  Porter and others   131.55  G.  W  w  E."  J.  W  W,  G.  .Keeping and others   303.35  filed.  Cannon and  others'  240.50  Good, and others        11.40  Fooks       5.00  L. Wright, ditching        8.00  Advance to Brownell Contract 200.00  Clerk   i        33.80  Council Indemnities   250.00  Reeves' .Expenses   4.50  B. ,C. Gazette    '   14.25  J.  Rawlsoh  .....".  5.00.  i COMMUNICATIONS  From: U. i B. C. Municipalities:  -^���������T.'.-W.-Jonea-re.fence: filed  Mrs. Fraser,'.re ditch: filed.  .-Whiteside, Edmunds'& Whiteside:  filed. . ...  . " From secretary - of* tlie' school  board showing requirements for 1914  for school puposes to be $2000.  .From F. '  ty owners  INTERVIEWS  'Were, granted Messrs WH..'-Fadden .and.W.* Porter re repairs to be  done on Whatcom Road.  Were granted ;J. McPhail for re  pairs to . Straiton - Road.  Was granted to J. Cameron for removing fence on Lamson Road.,  At noon the council adjourned  for Court of Revision of Assessment  Roll for 1914.  Moved that the Assesment Roll as  presented for 1914 by the clerk of  the council be accepted for 1914.  There being no complaints-against  the 1914 Assessment the Court of  Revision adjourned.  .Rate By-law 132 for 1914 rates  passed the final reading.-  According to the above By-law 10  mills for general purposes and 2^  for, school purposes on land values  alone are levied: the improvements  are  not taxed. * ,  On motion the accounts of the" B.  C. Municipalities be paid.  On motion, the communication of  F.- A. Rose' be lail over until the  clerk has investigated the matter.  .The Reeve's expenses to Vancouver; and the Brownell contract are  to be paid.  ' That the appropriation of $200 be  spent on Huntingdon and Riverside  Road from the Vye Corner to School  House.  That the sum of $20.0 be advanced  to Mr'. Brownell on his ditch contract  That $100 be.appropriated on the  Straiton Road north under the supervision of W. Porter.  - That J. Cameron be instructed to  have fence on Lamson Road repaired  That half the councils indemnities  for the-year 1914 be now paid.  All the above motions were passed  The council then adjourned.  That "May Day was a success all  the way through is now beyond a  doubt. It was a day long to be remembered,-and 1915 will be iooke'd  forward to with pleasure.  The hall in the evening was crowd  ed to its fullest capacity,' and .many  were turned away. Over 600. people witnessed one of ' the grandest"  concerts that it was possible to have  children produce. After all the little  ones had been treated to - oranges  at the' close of the performance, a  dance was held, which was largely  attended, and all present spent. a  pleasant time. A nice supper was  served at 12:30 a. m.. Ice cream  was being served in the refreshment  room through the entire dance. The  merry crowd broke up at an early  hour, a number leaving on the- late  cars for<.their respective homes.' ' "  25 yards race, boys 5 years and  under. 1st* Earnest Cristison; 2nd,  Edward Campbell. '  25 yards race, girls 5 years and  under. 1st, Gladys Yorke; 2nd Doras Walters.   -  50 yards race, boys 8 years and  under. 1st, Clarke Trethewy; 2nd,  Roland Fadden.  50 yards race for girls 8 years and  under. 1st, Ruth Olson; 2nd,. Dor-  ethy, Davis. ���������_ "*_..' .-',,���������.  " 100 yards race",-b6ys,T2''years'and  under. 1st, Jas. Ferguson;,.' 2nd,  Frank Boulter. -���������  -V;V_". - ��������� ��������� -  75 yards race^for.'girls .12' years  and under. 1st, Tena McPhee; 2nd)  Enid Ferguson.   *    ,       '. .  50 yards three legged race for boys  A. Rose re list of proper- fand girls 12 years, and under.    1st,  Annie McPhee and Grace Brooks.  Boot-.-lacing contest.    ' 1st; Victor,  Eby';'; 2nd?'Jimmie Gillen.     . *  '100 yard foot'race, Men,-open "to  all. - 1st, N. Rucker; 2nd, Chas .Trethewy. .'  ,      -  25 yard sack jumping- race,' open  to all. 1st, Harold Walters; 2nd, A.  Miller.-.". ���������..,,. ���������".     ���������'.  '-^Throwing ��������� 16 lb- shot.  '" 1st,    Jas.  McGowan, 2nd D. J. McGillivray. >  Throwing 121b hammer. 1st, Jas.  McGowan; 2nd,.'Wm. Ervin.  Tug of War," married' men versus  single men. Married men won out;  6 men on married team and 7 on- single.       '  Results of Baseball game:" t,Ab-  botsford 5; -Mission City 6.  .  crossing at the Rcss Road to the full  width originally opened by said railway company.  Melander-McCallum, that the Assessor be given access to the Assessment Roll till the Court of Revision  sits.      Carried.  Melander-McCallum that the Assessor be paid the sum of $150 on  account.    Carried.  (Continued op laat P&ge) j  THANKS, EVERYBODY  The Loyal True Blue Lodge,. New '  Era, No . 244, take this oportunity  of sincerely thanking everyone who  helped, either in a-'Jarge or a small  way, in the preparation for May Day  We are desirous of mentioning es-' '  pecially Mrs. Wolfe, who trained'the  children so well; Miss   Waugh    the  director of the Butterfly Drill, which  was so. thoroughly enjoyed; Mrs. G.  C.  Clark, our pianist, who fulfilled  her duties so cleverly; also the mothers of the' children, who spent many  hours in preparation for their., little  ones,  not forgetting    the    children:'  themselves  for  they  worked   faith- -  fully to learn their parts; Miss Mc- "  Donald and Miss Laxton were very *  helpful during the long hours of the  practice..     The request  for flowers  was responded" to on all sides;  nor  can we  forget our    time    honored  friend, Mr. J. Higginson, for it was  from  his generous pocket that our  largest  contribution  came:   we  feel  we  should   really   mention  all   our  kind friends separately, but as our  space is limited, we rest assured that  everyone   will   take   this' paragraph  as specially meant for them.  Sincerely,  Mrs. A. TAYLOR, Sec. Treas.  On behalf of the True Blue Lodge  New Era, No. 244 of Abbotsford.  AN ODE  The kickers, Oh! Bless them, .  May nothing distress them  Now May Day is past,  They are resting at last.  ���������JIMMIE.  ���������.���������*���������' I  ER  M         ^^__ , ���������f .      _       .. i        j mr       T -r. iff ui     lit UH1 '".    ��������� ���������   H ��������� I Ti,      iSl^i r THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  C������  mmUJlm  THE ABBOTSFORD POST. ,  Published Every I^riday by. The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted, to.'the.interests of Abbptsford. and district  AdvertisUng rji'tesii Bftad.Q. known  onvapplication  Our  Sliihbqletih.'r-Neither   for  nor  agin'   the  Government  ?*���������  '" FRIDAY, MAY "8th, 1914.  Tho romark has been mjide. that  the time for a thorough organization  of the Fraser, Valley is now ripe, as  no matter where one goes the farm?.  era and fruit growers-are. talking, a-,  bout organization. It .takes, a lot of  talk beforo very much is dor.e in a  great many cases; but tho time for  u thorough organization of the whole  Valley from tho-mouth cf the Fraser  to the upper end of. tho Lower Fraser Valley has.been ripe for a long  time but as yet, but very little has  been done with the exception of a  few local organizations along the cooperative line, and many, of these will  eventually turn out to be failures as  they. are. not substantial enough to  endure the tests that aie working a-  gainst.the organization of the Fraser  Valley. ',  There ls reason to believe thaUa-  bout $2,0,000,000 worth of products  are shlped, into the province every  year for comsumption by the people  who reside in the large cities at the  coast and also., in. the small .country  to\vns.    Almo*t any time of the year j  ' one can find foreign products for sale'  ���������products that could'- as easily bo  sold as products of the Fraser Valley, if proper organization would permit the growers' to" dispose of what  ' they can raise.'  About two thirds, or perhaps a  great- deal more, of 'the twenty million'dollars of products could be  raised'in the Valley and :would find a  " ready-market. Just think-what this  would mean to  the-Valley?   '     We  ��������� have' Chilliwack,- Sumas, Matsqui,  Langley, Surrey,    Delta,    Richmond,  - Point'Grey, Burnaby, Co'quitlam, Pitt  Meadows, Maple Ridge; Mission,- Kent  and- the-unorganized districts."of Ni  Rocks. 517 eggs  No. 40., D. Gibbard, Mission City  Barred'Rocks, 514 .eggs..  No. 36'/, C. R. Robbins, Chilliwack  B. C, Buff Orpingtons, 4 72 eggs.  , No. 29., M. I. Calvert, R. M. D.  No. 4., Victoria, B. C. S. C. R I. Reds  4 48 eggs  No. 25., Reid '& Oreenwood, .Box  928; Victoria, B. C.,S. C. R. I. Reds  44 4 eggs. '  No. 37., J. Wood, 1153, Calfornia  Avenue, Victoria, Buff ' Orpingtons,  44 2 eggs.  No. 22., II. E. Waby, Enderby, B..  C. Buff Orpingtons, 405 eggs.  No. 30., Will Barron, Bartle, near  Preston, Lane, Eng., White' 'Dottes,  405 eggs.  . No. 26., L. E. Smith, Maywood, P.  O., Victoria. B, C, S. C. R. I. Rels,  374 eggs  No. -28., Mrs. E; McC. Mottley,' of  Kamloops, B. C. ,S. C. R. I. R'eds-  374 eggs.  No. 27., G. Adams, P. O. Box 840  Victoria, B. C, White 'Dottes, 368  eggs.  No. 39.,' R. B. Butler, Box.896., of  Victoria, B. C. White Orpingtons,-347  eggs.  No. 39, P. S. Lampman, Law  Courts,. Victoria, B. C, S. C. R. I.  Reds 313 eggs..  No. 34., Mrs. A. Cooper, Treesbank  Manitoba, Barred Rocks; 293 eggs.  Price of eggs..25.'4c per doz.- Temperature, highest. 76; low.est, 31;  mean, 54.1.' The"S������ea<-her'during the  month has be6n'very'fair,' the sun  shining brightly on twenty. ' days;  rain fell on four days, the rest of the  month being dull but. dry. On the  22nd of April the "morning, opened  very frosty,  32  degrees being regis  HAVY  OFFERING   OF  THE   SPRING   VEGETABLES  GOOD   DISTRIBUTION.  CERTAIN;  THIS  YEAR  com'en. and. Dewdney  in  the  FraserJ tered inside Pen 20.    By.3 p.m. tlie   .. ��������� '������������������������������ ���������'. i ������������������.���������..���������������������������'������������������.���������.ii'i'i'    '..iiAmnnKntiirn   liodrlonn   tn' 7S   flftP-rfiHS:  Valley. ' How- would two-thirds or  four-fifths, ��������� or even a "half of the  $20,000,000 look if it werVdistrib'ii-  ted among the-- above municipalities  and. districts?       It- can-"be"'done  by  >> having' ah organization including tho  whole of the municipalities and'dis-  -  tricts:!  EGG LAYING CONTEST  The  third International: Egg-Lay-  ���������    ing,. Contest  held- under-' the  super-  . ** vision,'of/ the,-provincial  department  - of' Agriculture,   at    the , ' exhibition  "��������� grounds; Victoria, B...C.,..from.O*ct. 20  \ 1913 to .Sept.'27,' 1914; 11 months.-  Total eggs laid from,October 28th.  1913, to-April "2 7th, 1914.  Class.-I. .Non-weight- Varieties, six-  Birds to a Pen.   .   Ranch,, Qtaki,. New Zealand,    White  Pen No. 1. owned by Rang'uiru Egg  Leghorns, 697 eggs.  No! 10, A. Easton, Duncan, B. C.  White' Leghorns,  660 eggs,  No. 6.., Tom'Barron, Catford,- Preston; Lane., Eng., 58.7 eggs.  No. 9., R.'V. Chambers, Thrums,  West, kpotenay, B. C. White Leghorn's, 5'6 5 eggs.,  No. 4.v, ElSoole, Cowichan'Statlon  B. C, Whiter,Leghorns, 54.9_������ggs7-  "No..20., V. T. Price, Cowichan, B.  C, White-Leghorns, 535 eggs.  No". 14���������P. B. Darnell, Roal Oak, V.  I. B. C", White .Leghorns,  520-eggs  No. 12'., .O.'.P-v-Stamer, Cowichan,  B. C. Anconas,  515-eggs.  No. 17., j. J. Dbiigari,' Cobble Hill  M. White Leghorns, 511. eggs.-  -,.������#. 16".,-A/Unsw6rth, Sardis( B. C.  ' *;^|tt^%eghorns, 485 eggs.'     "���������  '*%mBp'4**'?li.  P. Solly,- Westholme,  " ]%rv/Wkite\ Leghorns, 477 eggs.  ' v>J|M������-'13,,:G.. Bird, R. M. D. No. 1,  .aVi. s-jiuaa.. -b *a "l" :a "v*o . ib^oh-  horns, 469,eggs.  ,Ko. -18.., .J.'.'McMullen, Box.77, of  Port.! Haney/-' B." C, White. Leghorns  439 eggs.   '    ��������� "   ,  ' No.''7.vVSeymour Greene, Box 66  Dutnc'a'n, "$$., C,, White'.Leghorn's,.. 433  eggs^r'i:'"  Npl 8.-..T. H. Lambert, Cortez Island, B;'.C.; White Leghorns. 432 eggs  "No.),.5.,.- Colonel, Medley,  Duncans,  B.. C ' Silver.- Campin.es,  429. eggs.  Sqj.XM", J- Amsden, Deerh'olme, P.  O^i,*^.,I'.;,White Leghorns, 400 eggs  ''���������'fi[&:Z':;,W. J. Gibbons, Penticton, I  ���������C'^ntte Leghorns,'370 eggs.  ,.Nd, "2������v A.'"Price". &  Co.* Cowichan  fatten, '&.  C,  White. L"eghorns,356  '."-Ho. il��������� JL G. Wilkinson," Cheniain-  TIB..JB. ,CV Silver ..Campines, 3 0.5 eggs.  Class .!!.-. Weight. Varieties, Six birds  .&o*..;������, I*en.  '3#o. 32.,' Tom    Barron,    Catforth,  .-^BxeslMix; Lane.   'Eng.,'WhitetJDottes  .No, ^4., E. D. Read, Duncan, B. C.  'White 'Dottes, 644. eggs.  No. 31.,' Hall &,' Clark, 213 Mills  Road, Fowl.Bay, Victoria, B. C. 635  eggs-     [ .  No., 23:, E>ean. Bros, Keating's P.  O., V.I.; White. 'Dotets, 618; eggs.  No. 35., S. Percival, POrt Washington,B. C, Whitev'Dottes 585 eggs.    '  No.   38.,  J:   Hi  Cr'uttenden,  temperature had risen to 75 degrees  All -monthly yield , records, have  boen broken, by" this,month's total.  The previous best monthly yield was  for March, 1913, being 4,967 eggs.  This month's total-was 5^286. During the seven days ending.April 12th,  1200 eggs were laid;,averaging exactly five eggs per pen per day. for;  the whole week. Taking.last years"  figures for average costs,of .feed per  bird per month, the profit made'by'  both classes during the. past, month'  was $74.30 over cost o'f - feed; ' The  past month -was-the first in which all  pens produced 109'or*more'eggs per  pen.     ' .*   .  Despite the large number of'brood-,  ie's in Class II, they- were' only 188  eggs behind Clasa I.'for the-month's'  work. .. "  . .In Class I. the-top.scorers were in  Pens 4 (152), 7 and.15 '(151 each)  1  (150), 6   (146), and-1-9  (145).  In Class One, Broodies: Pens 6, 16  and 20   (1, each).  On the 26th a Leghorn.'was. heard  to crow several times, ��������� but*, it. was.  found impossible: to. locate; the., pen  on that. day. It evidently emanated  from between Pens 12-to. 20.-  Fe.ather plucking:: Pens-2 and 11.  It  was  found; necessary, to- slightly,  pare the, beaks.of the Campines, the  birds evidently acquiring a taste for  the Bitter Aloes mixture.  Class Two, Monthly-Leaders: Pens  31   (149);   34, (146),   32   (143-)-,   25 \  (142),   23   (139.),   21= and   4.0. (137  each )j ;  The- only, changep. in, position in  Class II. was Pen. 25 exchanging .with  Pen 3,7.  Class II., Broodies���������Pens; 39.- (,6r),  21, 22, 28.(5-each:)> 37,-38*-(.4ieach),  26, 30.," 35 (3' each),- 2'5, 2.7, 36. (2  each, 29, 31, 33 (1 each)'. -  The B. C. Poultryj Association have  decided to present diplomas; to three  pens, in each class-.per. month laying  the highest totals during.-,that, period.  In. comparing, figures with the pth  er contests; it will-be seen that.-.the  English Contest takes the lead. A  pen. of six White Wyandottes- in. the  English Competition" having, beaten  the world's record for- winter .laying;  . Ftiajtar^ng^the.-. weekly-/, mar-kef-, on  Friday mornihg lasfiwas^ah excellent  supply of vegetables'in, all of the de  partments; and'a good attendance.,of  both'; city/and valley residents eager  to, purchase, with! the result that a  very'succossful marlcet was .held and  the trading, as--usual brisk:  Many new lines were seen for the  first' time this season such as cucumbers;'grown locally; which sold  rapidly for, 15!cents,each, and green  onions'for;.planting, which brought  five centB per- bunch, while cauliflower / plants sold at two dozen  for 25 cents;' with ��������� tomato * plantsl  bringing. 25 cents per, dozen; Pater-  son's .'nurseries from- Burnaby Lake  made a, first appearance.with a good  supply of flowers arid bedding plants  In the- flower stalls the Baby Rambler Rose -was;one.of the best sellers  bringing' 25'cents each, potted and in  bloom.' The Btalls were well stocked with - bedding, plants, as. asters,  stocks.", phlox; pansies and' mariolds  selling, at. 2.5. cents a dozen. Rose  busheB in bloom brought 50 cents ea.  Cabbage plants remained at *��������� last  week's prices, that of 'two dozen, for  2 51 cents.*  Fraser-River oolichans again were,  the feature of the fish department  which' dropped In price from three  pounds for, 25." cents to four pounds  tor 25.cents. This,will be the last  appearance1'of the oolichans. The  prices of other fish remained station  ary. Clams, secured from Vancou  ver Island, sold for 25 an,d 50 cents  per bucket..  Of. poultry there was.a good, supply soiling, at ..last, weeks-prices, that,  of 23.and.24 cent a pound live weight  Meat-'in fair, quantities selling, at  stationary, prices.  Butter, was as usuafin good demand and sold at,. 35 and,'46 cents  a pound!retail:and*30- aiid "35 wholesale.; ' Eggs,-both, retail, arid; wholesale, sold at the same, price,-as. last  market-day,-  Fresh" lettuce; sold for. 'five, cents  per bunch. ' Rhubarb brought five  and ten cents Iper, pound.- There was  a. fair, supply of.   asparagus;*-  which  Feed, priceser remained stationary  which were 25- cents per bale whole  sale ��������� for straw - and 50 '< cents retail  while hay at $12 a ton wholesale  and : $-16 per-ton retail. Alf alfa - sold  -for $20"'per ton wholesale and $22'  a ton retail.  The fplowing,prices were quoted:.  Wholesale- Poultry.  .... -23c, to  24c  .... 18c to 22c  Arrangenmts made by .the OKanaf������an  ,   United Growers, Ltd., to Get Into  Prairie Markets���������B. O. Fruit Huh  Fine - Reputation.  i i ���������  The completion of arrangements  for the1 marketing of this years's fruit  and produce, in ��������� a- maner that will  give even more satisfactory distribution in the Prairie Provinces than  that, obtained.Jast season is announ  ced by R. Robertson, manager of the  Okanagan United Growers, Ltd., says  the Vernon News, who with J. E.  Reekie, president of the Central re  turned Saturday from a two weeks'  tour to Calgary and. other distributing points east of the mountains..  " "I found in the pairie cities, an  increasing satisfactory interest in"  British- Columbia fruit" said Mr. R.  Robertson, apparently based on our  improvd pack- and grade, which is  giving better satisfaction' to consumers htan formerly."  Preference is Growing  '"On tlie part of the trade I found  a disposition generally to give prefer  ence to Okanagan fruit over that of  our competitors. With the probable  large increase in production this  year, it behooves every grower to  use the greatest possible care in the  handling of his orchard with special  attention to spraying and tinning of  fruit, in order that we may be able  to get out a pack even more' satisfactory, than that of last season.  "Everywhere on tho prairio's 1  found a very general interest in 13.  C. conditions, and in tho Okanagan  Valley in particular. Our hold on  tho trade,is,growing and iii order to  increase our prestigo we should devote every attention to tho production of fruit in high quality, rather  than to a mere growth in the quantity of our shipments."  and the establishment there of model  industrial district with firstclass rail  way and lake transport facilities: the  deepening of the inner harbour and  building'of new docks: and the^con-  struction of a beautiful , 12-mile  driveway, extending along the entire water-front,' with ��������� a protected  channel for small craft for the whole  distance, lagoons, parks; islands,, a-  musenient grounds, bathing beaches  and everything' that could \>e desired  for.summer pleasure. It is expected  that'-the' entire project will be com-  pleleed in 1920 ancl at an estimated  cost of-upwards of $19,000,000, and  when completed it should place Toronto in an enviable position, giving  it one of tho finest harbours on the  Great Lakes, stimulating its indust-'  rial and coiu'merclal ovi-ansion, and  i-rovii'i-J-g its people \*i'..h uni\*iallt<i  recreation facilities at their ' very  doors. **  PROVINCIAL  NOTES  Tho Nelson Agricultural and Indus  trial society are asking the city council of the city by the lake permission  to place a merry-go-round    in    Con  naught park.  G. A. Hunter of Nelson writes the  city council of that city stating that  he "had no further use for his plot  at the cemetery" and asked that the  city tako it over.  ;iilliiilliii������iiiiiiiliiiiliiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiil)iiii������lillliiililiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilllii  B  Poultry, live weight  Ducks.- live weight .  Retail  Poultry-  Spring Chickens; "dressed per, ro.'.25c  Hens, dressed per lt> .... 20c to 22c  ��������� Vegetables  Rhubarb  per  bunch   10c  Potatoes, per sack  $1:00  I Carrots,-per sack ...'. ."  75c  Cabbages 'per/sadk ���������...  75c  Parsnips, per sack- i ; 90c  Radishes per bunoh ���������'.... '.  5c  Turnips, per; sack.5 :'..��������� 1.,...'.. 75c  Lettuce; par'bunch .'.'. '..'.  5c  BgSP land: 'Buter���������'-"  Eggs,- reta-ii ' -���������". 1.'..'"..... 30.c  Eggsv wholesale''"; .' '.i:..'. 25c  Butter, retail; perlb-U���������.....i;  46,c  Butter,   wholesale    3.5c  '��������� WHoleisalef' Meat-1.  Pork, per> lb ..'....'..!  lOo to 12c  Pork     ������salt; per.-'-te i'..'. ".  13c  Mutton, per lb  ���������;..'. '.  12c  Leg of Mutton, per-'lb' ,  16,c  Veal, medium, per.lb' ; 16%  Veal; large* lb ,'...., 12c to 15c  Retail'Meats  Beef; best rib roasts^-  18c  Beef,- loin  .-.....".; ...". 25c  Beef, "short-- loin   .....'...'    28c  Beef,  sirloin"..*... .'., ,23c:t6' 25c  Boiling'Beefs ...:���������;.. ..."  12%  Beef; pot  roast   .���������'. - 15c  Pork ;    20c   to   25c  Mutton      I.'..,  18c to- 20c  Leg of Mutton ......1 :'.   18c  Sugar 'cured corn' pork* 15c to  20c  Home-mad epork-sausage 15 cto 20c  Halibut,  3-.lbs"   25c  Herrings,  41bs   2oc  RedSpriDg Salmon per-lb ...... 15c  White Spring Salmon   10c  Soles,   per 'lb"  ������  10c  Crabs, 2  lbs - '. :  25c  the world s recoru Lor- waui-ei-.itijrjiiijs-. j ��������� ������������������ -   -                               ..  They produced 492 eggs in'112 days'. Salted Pigs';.Head; per lb :   ' ��������� I"'/���������-���������/��������� la/J   -pica   foot    "nfvr   Ih  English Contest, average eggs.per  hen for 21 weeks:'72;8.  B. C. Contest, average eggs per hen  for.21 weeks: 60.5.'  North. American,, average, eggs  per hen for. 21 weeks: 5-7.06.-  Storrs, average eggs per hen, for  21- weeks-:   37.5.  MAY ROD AND-GUNi  ROD. and GUN for, May, is, out  with, as usual, an attractive bill of  fare forthespprtsmen. The Dogs of  North, A Hunting Trip to Pocologari  N. B. The History of the Canpej  Building a Sectional; Boaty- The  Swamp Maiden. The; Roughneck  Fishing Club, Obnoxious;. Fishing, in  Lakes and, Ponds, Ideal..Trout. Fish-,  ing in Ontario Waters;.are spme of'  the; articles, worth, special -' 'mention  xt���������    oo     t   xr   nr���������Holl^���������    . o,7  while'" the  regular  departments  are  rn^S-mJ^ "  terest to both Canadian and Ameri-  ���������     oT������ ���������r n'   rfoS   99*9    K*-Jcah sportsmen.    W. J, Taylor, Limit  A NOw"^"Wn2^ Publisher,   Woodstock" C-nt.,. is-  Ave. W���������; Vancouver, B. C.    Barred,  BueStt^8,*canadiaiLoaitdoL<mjnagailne-  r   .-.-. '    "v   i     ������������������' ' . .   .        ��������� . .8c  Tickled Pigs- feet, "per lb _  8c  Pickled pigs'- shanks,- per-"lb ���������..10c  Sugar cured hogs' heads, per lb ....8c  Sugar cured'corn'beef; per lb .... 15c  Picnic hams, per-lb   14c  Pure lard ������  15c to 16c  Sugar cured bacon-  22c  I Sugar cured boneless, ham  :..25c  Spring lamb, fore-qr- 23c to-25c  Spring  lamb,   hind' qn   30c to   35c  Pork   Chops^    18c  Oolichans, per  lb  ....  10c  Steelhad  salmon;' per  lb.    15c  OPEN8 FOR BUSINESS. IN  PORT MANN  ; The;opening;of ;the,,Bort.Mann roll:  er skating rink the..'beginningvOf this  we,e.k.was, a;���������idepMe.d-:Succ.es^;;:pve.r;." 60  couple being; prps^ntV Qpod music  was provided? while, ��������� refreshments  werese.rvedjby-the.Port^aria. hotel;  Dancing continued; until an early  h-iur.  WATEII FRONT DEVELOPMENT  "Water-front Development' will  form the therae of discussion at one  session of the Internationa! Conference on City Planning, to be held at  Toronto on May 2 5-26 next. R. S.  Gourley, representative of the Board  of Trade on the Toronto , Harbour  Commission, will give an address oh'  this subject which should be of interest, not only to the citizens of Toronto, but to the whole country. Our  harbours are national gateways, and  the Dominion Government is expected to contribute over $6,090,000 to  this particular project.  The works now in progressat Toronto should prove of national importance in another respect also,  namely, by putting before "other cities  an example of what may be done by-  systematic planning for water-front  development. The works proposed  are of three kinds: (1) Industrial Development: (2) Commercial and  Dock Development: (3 Park and also  Boulevard improvements. 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C^-ritc-  ���������,*..-jv-.~'������������*",-"*"~-r*"- -*���������  '     ���������>-...    ^ ���������.    - l      -.;  i L  'h  I  \\\  I  fiUudii  ���������   -- nfi-ii^aMin >���������imilji  PAT DIDN'T STAY FIRED"  ���������S5RK  ������T������^~..   tt&fi .A^feO'tSJppRD POSTS AJS^dTSPOk.fc, k 6.- ^W$7fh  toMA"-^**"^ ,    .in,,,,.! ,   , ii.n,,,..,-.^,,),^  (3  ly  One oi' the bosses at the Ford Motor Co., had to lay off an argumentative Irishman nemed Pat so he saved  dicussidn by putting the discharge in  writing. The next day Pat was miss  ing, but' a week later the boss was  passing through the shop and he saw  him again at his lathe. Then the  following colloquy occurred:  "Didn't,you get my letter?"     '  "Yis, sur,.'Oi did," said Pat.  "Did you read it?" .  ' "Sure, sur, Oi read it inside and  Oi'read it outside," said Pat, "and on  the inside yez said 1 was fired and  on the'outside vez said: "Return to  the' Russell Motor C.o.mfwypppppw  the Ford Motor Co. in five days."  ELEVEN  AND  A  HALF  PER  CENT   .DIVIDEND   DECLARED  During the time of the boom in  Coquitlam several small industries  were located in Coquitlam, among  these being the R. R. Johnson Boot  Factory. The greater bulk of.the  capital was subscribed locally, and  the directors are all local men of  that town, ��������� Mr., R. B. Johnson, a  whole host in himself, being president  and   manager  of' the  company  On March 31.a dividend of 11%%  was declared on-the stock.' The  shares are quoted at $1.25, the capital stock being %50,000, with $37,-  400 paid 'up.  Mr. Johnson is at times a visitor  to Mission City, and some of his  goods sold here.    '  ������  These are not special prices.    Nor is  this the advertisement of a Sale.  We merely wish to call your attention  to the fact that you can buy  Hobberlin Suits as low as $20.  At these extremely moderate prices  the garments mean from five to seven  dollars better value than you would  secure elsewhere.       '.   ,,  We are showing the largest range of  Suitings ond Overcoatings in town.  Abbotsford  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar-is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.59  TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  wnmmamsmmaaaaaaimsaammmaam  PROPRIETORS  ft A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power ���������  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established,  =c=ss  I  ���������"fi *  J"������-������*!/������������������-���������*���������������������������  -������P  ^Ml  1.llnr-",-7n,tri'.'g,"..*"hS^  2������r"-- *"'p;->  fetf*  ���������I*  ���������III;  M  Ui'J  ! 1  ."   .  'C-  v ���������,    /  '    /  >JF-      .....  IE@i  is oij as much importance  to you in your daily routine of business as any  p$i$ of your organization.  Your printed matter  should be executed in  such a manner as to be,  thoro'ly representative of  yau-r your line.  isttekind that will develop; your business and  to keep; it up, to the topr  nc^tch, ofefficiency;  are  eqyi  your ;every;. de-  mand in the shape of  printed matter  without  Ybu cannot dp better  than by sending your or-  ders for Job Printing tp  us. Prices are consistent  with the quality for which  we aire noted., .-    . - *  i-  f*:  .-,  >I  ..*&'  &!*rmrifT7!^^  C���������-r  .O.Y-S3VK.-.&-TO t  *-!  t "-* ���������������  ������; r  -  -.iiS    ABBOTSFORD   1'OSI ABBOTSF^D,   B.   0.  (i.  . .TnTi '   " ������������������I..M.III..I ������������������������������  QADOAIBJC IN BUILDERS1  DAKuA!rS5 supplies :  From Manufacturer to Consumer Direct.  You effect an enormous saving  on Windows, Doors, Mouldings,  Porch Columns, etc., Building  Paper and Builders' Hardware,  by buying direct by mail.  Note these prices:  5-Cross  panel   doors   for  light  stain or oil       $1.70  5  croNM   panel   doors  for  dark  stain or paint     $1.50  Window Frames   ,  SJ51.U0  Door   Frames      $1.35  Everything in stock for immediate shipment.     We sell    to  anyone.    Ship anywhere.  Write  for our new illustrated  Catalogue.  A. B. CUSHING LUMBER CO.,  Limited  822 Powell St., Vancouver, B.C.  =-?,  The local milliner has closed up  business here. The family are moving to Mission to take charge of the  Ten*perance Hotel there.  Mrs Nelson, Kamloops, is visiting  her daughter, Mrs. Currie, but returned home on Thursday .last.  Mr. Kight and family left on Monday for the south. They will probably trek  to California.  SOCIAL AND PERSONAL ITEMS  Mrs. Currie of Abbotsford spent a  few hours in Mission City on Thursday.  Mrs. A. M. King and daughter are  spending a week visiting in Vancouver.  Phillip Ross, a resident of Peardonville, was in Abbotsford on Wednesday.  Mr. Bains of Peardonville was- a  business visitor to Abbotsford this  week. ..  Mr. H. R." Heath, an Abbotsford  old-timer, who now resides in Seattle,  paid Abbotsford a visit this week.  Mr, F. Sutherby, who.has a ranch  near town, is'making arrangements  to move his family here from Ladner.  It is reported that the local lodge  of Odd Fellows will take steps to  form; a' Rebecca Lodge here in the  very x&ar.-. future.  Mr. Winl on with a small gang of'  n.en are doing rood work in the  -icwnsilo.  Mr. E. Gazley of Abbotsford was in  Huntingdon on Saturday.  IS  (Continued'from Page One)  Mr. F. Christie'has been successful  in selling two acres of land. He realized the sum of $1,000 an * acre.  The' purchasers were Messrs. Chapr  man and Kid dwell.  Mrs. F. C. Wiggins and daughter  will leave Wednesday next for three  months holidays in England.  [ Several pictures of  the  May Day  ' festivities were taken  by local men  * These will be on sale by the end of  the week at their places of business  It.is expected that an Empire Day  dance will be held in the Alexandria  Hall  on   the  evening  of  May  25th, I be passed and chequees  Bills Presented for Payment  James Murphy, road plow for the  Ward I. $7.00; T. E. Thomson, hauling powder for Ward I. $4.00, repairing Mt. Lehman road bridges, of  Ward IL, $4.00   ..  Mt. Lehman- road gravelling, W.  Bailey $25.00; James C. Bailey $12.-  50;  L. McKinnon,'" $12.50, total  $50 ....x,   . ,  James Towlan, Aberdeen < road m"i!*e i0���������*0���������  contract,, $170.00; Fir Tree Lumber  Company for. Matsqui-Mt. Lehman  road ditch $25.00; Nelson road, of  Ward III. Williani Kennedy $55.00;  J. McNeal $45.90; J. W. Kennedy  $81.60,  total  $183.10.  T. L. Downes, cutting brush and  removing windfall tree, Downes road  $1.20; Abbotsford timber and Trading Company for Sumas-Boundary  road $2.64; J. A. Jacobson, ditching  Hallert road, $25.00; H. Fowles,"removing windfall tree from Downes  road $1.00; H. Frederickson, Tp. line  road Ward III. $40.00; H. Winde-  bank, timber for Matsqui-Mt. Leh-r  man road culvert, $12.80; Halverson  & Hougen, nails for Ward IV., $1.70  ' Bounties on muskrats: E. A. Remington $5.60; H. 0. Shogren $7.70;  P. T. Westlin $2.20; S.- Alingren .60  H. L. Welch $1.00 -     .  J. Cannon police duties and expenses $113.10; T. M. Shoebottam; Royal Mounted Police $16.85; Peter  Keay, police . duties and expenses  $49.40; Dr. Port, paid nurse of J.  Carlson, $12.00; first -quarter as.M.  H. Officer $25.00".  ' -���������   ' ���������'"  A. C.  Bagley '& Sons,    dog    tags  100,-$4.15; Ed. Nascou, 8 pounds of  clover seed for Aberdeen' cemetery,  $2.40; J. A. Bates,* printing," $4.75;  James Gibson, April salary,  $75.00;  Expenses to Mission 75c; Typewriter  paper $1.00; Postage $1.25;' Paid J..  F. Martin for repairing Tp. Line Rd..  Ward II. 50c; Paid H. J. A. Burnett  re quarterly audit $8.75; Loan to the]  School Board $1000.00.  Melander-McCallum, that the bills  issued    in  ing of a bridge across the Engstrom  slough and across the Ingulfsland  slough, but we're considered too high  and new tenders-will be called for.  Tenders were opened for the constructing- the road from the Harris  road to.the Clayburn road:  R. Engstrom and J. P. Alingren  $540.00;  Henry Frederickson $348..  No contract was entered into, pend  ing arrangements for. the riglitof way  from the township line road to the  Clayburn road. ^  IT. Skouge adresed the council, ask  ing that some work be done on the  Skouge road but no action was taken  By-Laws  The Matsqui Road By-Law, 1913-  Amended'By-Law 1914-,-'passed first  reading second and third reading.  Under this by-law the amount of the  road tax will be reduced from $2.00  to $1.75. ,'.        ���������  As the Pound By-Law had not yet  been,drafted by the solicitors no action was taken ih the-matter. Protests were entered fronrresidents on  the "High'; lands against the passage  of such a by-law, but the council  gave assurance that.' the by-law  would'be limited to the Dyking District only.  , The council then, adjourned to  meet as a Court'of Revision on the  Assessment, roll on Saturday, May 16  in the Municipal'Hall at 10 o'clock  GOOD WORK  ��������� ls' what you will say when you  have seen our, bath - room after  ' we have installed "the plumbing  Sanitary   bath   room   appurten-.  ' ancos are as requisite to health  as a doctor is when you are ill.  Our work is always A-l, and our  tory.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Bldg-. Abbotsford  The next meeting of the council  will be held in the municipal hall on  Saturday, May 2 3rd at 10 o'clock in  the forenoon.  Particulars in next issue.  Several new restaurants have been  opened in our" town lately. One under' the management of Mrs. Furlock  on Essendene Avenue and the other  on Oscar Street in the building owned by Mr. Murphy.  The gardens around Abbotsford  are begining to look like everyone  was busy, even Dad and son and the  sun.  ��������� ,  The many friends of Mrs. W. Irwin will be pleased to learn that she  is improving rapidly, after a very  serious illness.  payment thereof.Carried.   -  In connection with- the cost of  gravelling of the Mt." Lehman road  the teamsters in the employ of the  Fir Tree Lumber Company would pay  a portion of the'remainder.  Tenders  Were opened for the slashing, the  burning and grubbing the Bell road  from the Harris road to Engstrom's  slough: H. Frederickson $73.00:  Robert Engstrom $22.00: Olof Nelson, $18.00. The contract was awar  ded, the work to be done by July 1st.  Tenders were opened for the build-  THE ,-MERRIAM   WEBSTER  The Only New unabridged dio-  . tionary in many yoa,rs.  Contains the pith and essence  * of an - authoritative - library.  Covers every -field of knowledge.  An Encyclopedia in a  single bbok.v   " ���������      y- -   -.'���������.  The Only Dictionary.With the  New Divided Page:  400,000-Words.     2700 Pajres.  6000 Illustrations. Cost nearly  half a million dollars.  Let us toll you-about{othis\mbat  . remarkable single volume.   '*'  Write for sample  pages, full par-  ..Itioulars,- ate'  Mam������ this  paper and  we -will  send free  alastof  Pocket  Maps  ^"L^^^l^i.^^ ? Fine fresh supply of "Haida"  I^OOCOiateS I and "Ganongs" Celebrated  Chocolates: Ice Cream, Sundaes, Soft Drinks, etc.  We are hot weather specialists.   Try us.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  E. O. Brundage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Dec-  eratiag give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  The Woman's Auxilliary of Hun-  ingdon district are to hold a picnic  on the prairie on Saturday, May 23  BIRTH���������On Wednesday, April 30th  to the wife of Mr. J. Milstead, a son  The W. A. of the Anglicain church  was entertained at the manse, by the  Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  church.   x j-j '���������   Mrs. A. Johnson of|Wancouver, an  old resident of Abbotsford, visited  friends here last week, and while  here attended the Ladies' Aid, who  were delighted to have her among  them for a short time again.  for garden and farm ore best I  for B.C. soil S������e Catalogue for  solid fjuarsuit������������ of purity  . and plermination  Send now for Copy fr������������  Sutton SSons.The Kind's Sesclrjwn  A.*J.W oodward  Vicl-ortft      6,       Vancouver  615 Fori- St*. 667.6ranv*lloSfc  SALE AGENTS POR RROTISH COLUMBIA  It is with gladness that we are  able to announce that Percy Peele,  son.of Mr. P. R. Peele, custom officer  In Abbotsford, is improving as quick  ly as can be expected from an attack of typhoid fejfer.  Mrs. Angus Mclhhes has been absent from town for the past two  weeks, visiting friends in the coast  cities, and .is expected home soon.  T Mrs and-i*Mr. Dan Smith took advantage of the, fine weather and motored to Vancouver in their outo���������  one of the May Day prize winners.  CHAS." McCALLEM,  Owner  atsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  -M. MacDonald. .H. Watson, Mgr.  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50c, 75c and $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.   Free Samplo Room.  Th������ leading Commercial  House  of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  $50 REWARD  For information of "origin of the  fire which destroyed my house In Ab-  I>otHford and conviction of tlie offenders. Address: -IT. C. FRASER,  Box 3-1, Salmon Arm, B.C.  HOUSE TO RENT���������At Abbotsford  High situation, newly painted.. Apply  to James M. Milstead, Abbotsford.  ' WANTED to rent 100 to'150 acres, house and barn, with option to-  buy. W.  P.   Challes,  Box,   20,  Eburne  Station,   Eburne,   B,  C.  f63i    '  FOR SALE���������Bred-to-lay two hundred egg strain, Barred Rock Hena  $2.00 each, Cockerel $3.00 each.  Eggs for setting $3.00 per- 15  Jno. A. Barr, Hatzic, B. C.  KM������iBl������|i  IQQEJHOE3E3E3E3E]  MKl������  1. J. H. JONES  Funeral Director "  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  0Bi3QaaEBQenBBBD3f3EIDE���������lP  J. K. MCMENE  Horseshoer and General  Blacksmith  A Good Stock kept for Carriage and Wagon  Repairs  First-class Carriage Painter in  Connection  SEASON 1914  Standard* Bred' Stallion  Color Black, Height 1������J4 Hands;  i> yrs. old, Weight 1M001T**.  Will Make the Season  Between Abbotsf<,r-d and New Woitiunstcr  ]Turing the Season of HJ.14      Ills home st:.Mf i> nt Noiv Wesi/nln-  .sler. ��������� ' ' ��������� -v " .    ���������;'.  Will stand for service at Currie & ^Mckenzie's   Livery  Bara,   Abbotsford from Wednesday Night to Thursday Night of each week.  -TERMS:    For Season $20;   Single Leap $10.00  ELECTRIC COOKING PLATES  At Half Price One Week Only, May 11th to 16th  Regular Price $6.50   Special Price'$3.25  This Cooking Plate is the latest and best "Electrical Appliance for  light cooking. It is 7 inches in diameter and the heat is given  from a series of coils, which distribute evenly to the entire heating  surface. On it you may do all forms of light cooking���������preparing  eggs, chops, etc., prepare toast, boil water,���������in fact, do everything  which could be expected from a Cooking Plate.  The appliance connects with the ordinary household socket. .Its  cost for continuous operation is only a few cents per hour. It is  guaranteed by the manufacturers for 5 years.  N. B.���������During this Special Sale you may purchase a B. C. Electric  Iron or any Hotpoint Household Appliance in stock at $1.00 below  regular price.    No cord will be given'with the additional appliance  but the cord given with the heating plate can be used for both.  SEE THIS APPLIANCE  AT OUR SALESROOMS.  W.   DUNN,   Groom  .   Bi.-.-C. Electric  LIGHT & POWER OFFICE ADJOINING STATION,   ABBOTSFORD  ��������� '(  t  . v  '^^Ti'^'^FS^'WirW!!^.  ^-E-SS^-^*^^


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