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 ';.*u -''.."  '# mV  ������������������-.r.V   }-,  7/  \  V> J C TO R i A 9 ^>������^  //  y,  4  b  if/  I  iv  it-*.  1/  I';  ������*  it*  Vol. I., No. 4".,., '  -���������.' -. ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRibAYJ- MAY 27, 1910.  <^gfc>        _ $1.00 PER YEAR  .ji_.  ���������^  LIVE STOCK SALE  LINDSAY RUSSELL,       auctioneer  Reports th^t in spite of the-heavy rain he succeeded in disposing of, what was broughttto his yards last  Wednesday.    Owing to the bad weather much stock  was not sent in, however, this will tend to make the  ..Next jDcile  on  T  uesday, June  - all the more interesting.  On that'date  . -./r-o  ;��������� also will be offered.  .  LINDSAY RUSSELL  * ��������� t.  AUCTIpNEER,  LIVE  STOCK,   REAL ESTATE  AND  INSURANCE  AGENT  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  a:  BBC  .    Boots !   Shoes ! . Boots !  ;'..'..   ���������     " at the '.  THE   PIONEER  STORE  During the coming week a special reduction of 5  per cent, will be made on the price of all boots and  shoes.  I carry one of the largest stocks in the Fraser  Valley. : Where can you better a LECKIE or MUNSTER-  MYLES shoe. :^     ���������  Biiy!   Buy!   Buy!  Patronize Home Industries and buy LECKIE Boots  :L MCPHEE  Dry Goods, Gents' Furnishings  Groceries, Flour and Feed  ABBOTSFORD,   B. C.  VICTORIA DAY IN"  ' ABBOTSFjORD, -  \ ,'./     ������������������',-.  .   ������������������  ' When   Abbotsford people   - start  out to enjoy themselves they do so  in ii le style.   There.; are [few people who' do it* with' iu'ch zest.     It  ..appears to them that;Yt"is best to  take as much out oMife\as possible  The  picnic  givenvjon "Tuesday  was under' the auspices of the W.  C. T. U. and't'he I. 0.;G. T. anrf.was.  a success in every way in':the old,  orchard of Mrs. Bousfield's.' Spotb  ������iuch as football, racesarid jumping  were   indulged   in   until' the,  rain  when all adjourned to the, Orange  Hall, where a gay time %as spent  ;by all, even the^-gro^h ups enjoy  ing the sport.   It was'a'jolly romp  they had there;yahd after ������he recreation all went- home at 5 ;30 p.m.  even glad that:'it rained som������.   o   BUILDER  OP  DWELLINGS  VICTORIA DAY  DANCE.  A" big/dance wa's'given in the Abbotsford hall���������the' Maple Leaf Hall  ���������on Victoria Day. The hall" was  ! wcirjfilled and the dance was ex-  'trcmely enjoyable. Daintily dress  ed ' girls and weli knit - men,  were thc order of the evening.  The,music furnished was of the  very best "and Abbotsford should  feel proud .that among its citizens  itca,n number the members of the  Everett  Orchestra   o ���������  THE BOXING MATCH  ANOTHER BUSINESS^BLOCK1:���������  Mr.  Milstead'3  new  house  13   a-  bout  completed, ensconsed  'n  the  corner of their well-kept orchard  Its position is delightful, overlook- .  ing the town with a beaurifu1 ncn ������������������*  rama of mountain scenery all    a-i  round.   This is the fifth house Mr.  Milstea'd  has 'buir$.      This  places  him -among- the' many., who Tfa~B "the'  greatest of faith in the future' ' of'  Abbotsford.   Outside capital    .. is  sure to be not wanting in a town.*,  where its residents have such faith v  in their own town.  A  TRAVELLED MONARCH  The boxing .match on Monday  evening was not a success by any  means,,there be'ng much argument  as to who won. Thompson s supposed to have won by a fluke.  Abbotsford is exceedingly fortunate in having among its builu-  ���������ers a lady who makes it a point  to  build  business blocks.      ' Mrj.  Campbell  is  building  yet  another  structure which is to be occupied.  as an auction room by Lindsay Rug  sell, who has been'recently nicknamed  Rustling Lindsay.  r^t might be remarked in connection* with  the. above  that Lindsay-  Russell has done more in the way  of  advertising  Abbotsford      than  any other single person in the city  But then.he is doing it in such   a  way that many more besides himself, are reaping the benefit. \\ ell  good luck tp him and his office boy  (Silver Tip.)  ^  His  Majesty King George  V.  is  the most widely travelled monarch  that ever sat  upon a throne.   All  other  kings,  emperor3  and rulers  of every kind have been stay-at-  homes as compared with him.   He  is the onlyvjeigning sovereign whp  has ever been in America, .-and the  late king was the only other one  to visit the western' side of the Atlantic.   He  is  the ' only European  sovereign who has been in Africa  or Asia, unless some of. them may  have  touched at ports along the  Mediterannean.      He  is* the   only  sovereign, living or dead  that ever was in Australia.   He has been  six  times  in  Canada, three  times  in India, and twice in <   Australia.  There are not many       first-class  ports in the world and none under  the British flag into which he has  not sailed.   He knows every capit'  al in Europe.   If travel-isi .a training for *the 'discharge.,of a-monarch's duty, His Majesty; has certainly  graduated.      These widely  extended travels were undertaken  from sense of duty and, very large  ly by the advice of his father, who  rightly held that, the man who was  to be at the head of the British Em  pir.e ought to  know that Empire,  as well as possible.   It is a matter  of no srnair importance that at a  '���������time when the imperial idea-is rapidly taken shape, the King.should,  be a man as'familiar, with the Empire as any one of'his subjects and  ���������vastly more so than most of them.  Messrs P. Burns ���������Company of  Vancouver have now .a- representative here delivering beef to the  various Great Northern railway  construction camps. Judging by  the amount of beef consumed, nam  ely from six to ten beeves per day  one would 'think (that the G^-eat  Northern employees were not of  the kind that do not enjoy good  roast b������,ef.  I View of Essendene Avenue showing Commercial Hotel, Western Realty  Company's Real Estate Offices, Coogah's Tailor Shop, J. V. Mean's Tbbacco  and Novelty Store and Authier Bros.-General Store.  THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  The Presbyterian church at Abbotsford is .most fortunate in securing the services of the Rev. J.  L. Campbell, Bl A. B. D., for its  pastor, and the residents of Abbotsford and surrounding district  seem to appreciate that fact for  on Sunday last the church was'filled to the door, many people walking mi'es to hear him. The Rev Mr  Campbell preached a fine sermon  from the 4th chapter of St. John,  29th verse, which was a real education and enjoyed very' much by  his hearers. The -singing by the  newly organized choir was fine.  Mr; Caihpbe'll is an eastern' man  having' resided many years near-  Toronto for many years in his last  charge.   .       "���������-.;';."..  DOG .POISONER ABROAD  Tk������ dog poisbner has begun operations in town, and some very  valuable and other\ dogs have been  poisoned lately;.' This will'��������� be a  very serious matter for some one  as the provincial, police have been  communicated w!ith for the purpose of locating the culprit. No  great difficulty, is, expected in locating the party who is responsible for the sorrowful dog .owners  during the last two months. A-  mong the dogs missing are Mr. J.  A. Blair's, St. Bernard; .Mr. G. H.  Kerr's Spaniel and Mr. A. M, King's  Teddy. *  Miss McGillivray spent a couple  of days in New Westminster visiting friends.  GOVERNMENT ROAD WORK  GOING A PACE.  The government road work is  progressing favorably . anu s Mr  Gazley is simply walking over hie  portion of the work and every day  shows a vast improvement- The  government off ciate*showed great  wisdom in securing Mr.'Gazley for  the.work and Abbotsford is reaping the benefit of his fifteen years  experience in road making.  , Mr. B. J. Gernaey spent Sunday  in Sumas;  Mr. Thomas d'Neil of Clayburn  was in Abbotsford and Sumas on  Sunday.  Mrs. J. J. Sparrow who underwent a serious operation at the  Sumas hospital is now reported aa  convalescing.  Mr. H. Freeman who went to  Kamloops on Monday last is expected   home   to-morrow.  Miss Crawford the popular principal of our public school has been  visiting friends in Vancouver,during the holiday season.  Miss Elliot, of the Hudson  Bay  stores in Vancouver, accompanied  by MissMcGeer, was on a visit to  .her parents the early part of the  week.  Mrs. L. Campbell of Lochsloy,  Wash., who has' been on a visit to  her sister, Mrs. Coogan, returned  home to-day. She was accompanied by MtesEffie Wooler.  Mr .and Mrs. J. A. Blair are in  New Westminster this week.  Mr. S. J. Bates is in Westminster  as a juryman th's week.  ������ *\\ **  '   .    1'II U'l-i'U   ������������������!��������� *'!���������������������������  gggg?jg^%^ *^gs^^^  .-!&  ���������'I  ��������� rl  rs\  i'il  yt wo  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  CHURCH   SERVICES  ��������� Presbyterian - Church���������   .Rev. J. L.  'Campbell', B. A., 13. D. pastor.  .Abboisl'ord, 1.1 a.m. und 7:30 p.in. .  Upper Sumas, May 29, nnd every  alternate Sunday  at 3  p.m.  . C. E., Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Sunday School at 3 p. in.'-  ' Methodi������t Church���������Rev. A: P. Storey-,  pastor.  Abbotsford, 7:30 p. m.  Sunday School 10 a. in.  Pre������byterUn    Church���������Rev.    A.    D.  Alder.  Mount Lehman, 11 a.m.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  Glenmore, 2 ;:50  St. Mathews Church- -  Rev,"A; E. Daviss, VVicar.  ;���������' Abbotsford-.��������� :'  ���������-   1st Sunday in each month 11 a,.m.  '.'".' Holy-Communion;' ���������     .-   ���������  Remaining Sundays at 2;"i0p,.m.  Uiaybum���������at  7 ;30  p.m.  AQBOTSFORD  POSTOFFICE  THE ABBOTSfc'ORD   POST  I'libllsliL-U    vvi'i'y    j* i-liluy    by    Uit?    iJiui  I'uliil.-.hi/iK '.''i'*n[j.,Liiy.  A wool:Iy .Iciii'iKi: dftsute.l an the lnu-<-  <-, t-.' di' .-.Miot  loru uris! hiiri'Lu.iu.uiti ttj  -  .'*   ��������� i  ii'lil.  .���������.il\C'i,ll..lna- Kate-: miiilo known'on np-  |'.l<\t(l<-ll, f  l.l-.GAL ADVKI.'TISIN'rj-'-l^ cent*! po.  .Ino'l'iir firil In-.cM'tioii, nnd S ocnts n lino  ior nil mill L-iiut-nt i'un wiillM* In  erilun..,  Our SlUobokth���������JNeithon-for nor agin  tne   Ctoveuniuout.  FRIDAY.   MAY 27.    1910  Deposits of from 'one - dollar up  will be recoived.'ftttd interest compounded.  Tlie Royal Bank of Canada start  ed in your town when no other  would'give'you the banning *accon.;  modation. It'ois therefore worthy  of. your support. * You would 'mi.su  ,the present excellent facilities it  the head office decided to remove  the local branch. It is therefor:- ur  to you to patronize i':, especially a.i  it is (Mic of the* substantial finan-  cial institutions of Canada.  MARKET.  THE  Office hours from 8 a. m. to" 7 p. in.  ,.''     Malls   arrive  from   north' 11   a:   m.,  from south, 4:27 p. m.  Malls depart to North-4:27 p. m., to  : aouth, 11 a. rn.  Mail for Upper Sumaa every Monday,���������  Wednesday and Saturday, 1 p. m.  " Mall for Peardonvllle-every Tuesday  ���������   and Saturday,-1 p. m.  Mail for Aldergrove, Shortreed,  ;'. and Otter, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at i p.m..     .  J,,  .'  It is encouraging to see the pro-  r  viiici.tl   government   having-      i In  River road completed.   It i) hoped  ..        ' ...     -. .     ���������..   ..     ,.    ., .      A furJhor deerea'e 'n 'he rrico of  ,they will not be stinting in the use        .  ...       ..    ......  potatoes to $12 per ton, an increase  of time and money- in giving a in the.price of young broilers and,  road to (he river. People on both ducks, which are larger and "Better  sides of the river are looking for- ,.this week and a strengthening in  ward to the ' time ,.when there will ,lhe ,,-W-hq.lesale .price of'eggs to 30  be a ferry across, the Fraser at or  near  Missi >n  City.  We want all good roads to lead  to Abbotsford,  cents a .dozen were tho chief fea  tures of the regular weekly market  in New Westminster last-Friday.  Owing to tlie day behig,,proclaim-  We are going to ed a general clay of mourning the  have the railivadn; and ii is almost   attendance was'not so large as us-  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Only first cla'ss,;;  :;    Groceries,  Dry Goods,  Flour, Feed, and Grairi  Boots and Shoes  Kept in stock  Essendene Ave.,  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  absolutely   necessary   thai   peopL  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY   OF  ABBOTSFORD.  ).l  i-General Stores���������-  Authier Bror  - D. W.' Turnbull.  M; L. .McPhee. '  Hot������l������-^    .  Abbotsford Hotel, H. Freeman, Prop.  - Commercial, J. A. -Blair, Manager.  Real,-E������tate���������  J/-W: McCallum.  -.Western Realty,. J.-J. McPhee & W.  :. Nelson.      ,        ,..'-.  .. Lindsay. Russell,. C. E., '  Auctioneers���������...  ....-���������    ������������������, ,  Lindsay/^liskeli, C. E. *" .  '..   j.  WV McCallum. -'"   ��������� ...;:.. .  sj;8anke���������.-..-.:������������������.-���������������������������/.'. ui:->x-::..:':-" "- :���������>.���������'"���������'v  Royal Bank of Canada; W. H. Kerr,  '   Manager. ;  Creamery���������' , '  H. A. Howe, Proprietor.  ,:Hardware and Furniture���������  '���������   H.'Alanson.  Butcher������~ -;  J. Monkman. ]  Ruthig; and King.  Livery Stable���������  Lyle* & Anderson  Baker -and' Confectioner���������  L. Legace;  Painters���������1  J. W. Golden.'  8hoemakers���������'  - ���������'  M. Hauser.'  Board of Trade���������1'  .    J. W. McCallum, Secretary.  Blacksmith���������  - Stanley Ausneau. >  Barber and'Pool Room���������  Jos. Sanderson.  G. Isenor.  Tobacco and Novelties���������  J. V. Means.  Doctor���������  ���������T. A. Swift.  SADDLERY  and  HARDWARE���������  B. J. Gernaey.  CARPENTER 'and :CO:.'TTRACTOI,  ,R��������� J... Shannon,  MERCHANT   TAILOR.  T.'.C. Coogan. ,-������������������  have good public highways to lead  to our town a'..d fuLure ci(y.  We do not wish to-appear very  greedy but we .want Ur..' bout'ef everything. Nothing' top good for  Aobotsford is our motto.  '���������* -      i  We received this week our first  copy   6f  Abbotsford   new      paper  "Tee Post"   It is a very, neat newsy paper, well gotten up and shows  that   its   proprietors'ur'i'rascoi;  It fills-a long fait want at Abbotsford, and judging from its advei-.  tiung columns, w i 1 be well support  ed-by the people there.   It states  its po]'iL-ical policy "neither for or  agin'    the     government!'���������Sumar  News f ���������    .    '"-,'.  ��������� The   Post  isj.no f as. big '/is  the  '���������News, but; why. call  it  the      "Tee  Post'.''    ���������'.-'���������'     '..  ' ,  "'  We   quote' the" following'   item'  -fr.om - an   exchange..published,.' in  New York, which.ia'worthy oflm'en  tion, ".Gossip'is one of t'hre-popular-;  crimes that has caused;,mpre';-sqr.-!r  row in life  than murder.'J'' .i'tTi's'  drunkenness  of tne  tongue;  it ;ia'.  assassination   of  reputation'^.   "' Tt  runs   the  cowardly   gamut    ' fro'tii  mere   igonorant,  impertinent   ��������� intrusion into the lives of others to.  malici:us slander.   If facts do n.o'L  exist it creates them, if they    .art-:  innocent -it .transforms- them- in-:  to evidence of black guilt .by    ingenious per version.   In interpretation it always chooses the worst  < .of  two  possible  motives.   It '"constitutes itself a second court of .'n-  quifition that decides on the fate  ual but ^hc, volume ,of business wa-  satisfactory  The supply of beef .was not ho  .plentiful , and the demand was  strong* the, price advanced oiu:  cent a pound for prime beef. Other meats remained at about the  same level, with fair demand except veal.and the active cam rutins resulted in an ad vanes of-half  a cent pej|i)pound.  Fowl of all kinds were fai.'iy plen  tiful and sold at quotacijiii The  broilers "and y"oung ducks offered  were considerably larger and I et-  ter than last week and as a result  the price increased jubatanciail;,  ���������broilers selling at $5 to r$l pei dozen'and young ducks at trom $9'to  $10 per dozen. The ?uuply of potatoes was large as has been the  past few weeks and the price declined still further, some spud������sell  ing as low as $12 per ton. All lines  of vegetables and some nice greens  were offered for sale ahd'found.a  ready, market';' The following are',  .quotations ;���������  /bee'iV'Ti'-iiaquarters, per lb. lie to 1'2,  Beef,>hindquarters per lo ,9c to 10  -i-.am'uJ-vjiL'r id  ...-.....:.:.....'.. i&e  '������l:ut'toriijper-lb ---���������.---���������������������������; ���������-��������� lbi  Spring'iamb, per carcass  $S.-30  Veal, medium, per lu 12 to 121-2(.  Vea., large,-per io  -��������� 9e toil)  Porn, mfcUiUm,-per lb   ISc  Eggs, wholesale, per dozen   ou^  Jij������gs, veian, per ^oz   3pc  Butuer, wholesaie, per lb   3Ut  Butter,-retail, per lo   o5c  Broilers, per doz.' - $5.00 to $7.00  b'owi, per uo^en   $10 to  - !pl.l  Ch.cke.is, per djzen  $8 to$ly  Ducks, young per dozen $9 tp    $10  Ducks, old;'per doz. "-������ ��������� ������-��������� ���������'��������� JJ12  DuckH,'per ao:.en  ���������-��������� $15  Potatoes, per  ton      $12  to   $14  Lreeae, live, each   $1.50  I   [PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRY     I  arness an  - Mr.' Farmer, when you require a new Set of Harness, a new Saddle, Saddlery Hardware, or-anything  in the Horse Clothing, call around and see  J. Shannon  Builder and Contractor  Rough and Finished Lumber always on  hand  Estimates furnished free  '  Abbotsford and Mission  i Onions, per sack, -������������������������������������.- ���������r .��������� $1.50  of the victim in its  absence when \ Turnips, per sack, ---���������'- -���������-���������'- 50c  he has  no chance to speak in his I Beets, per sacic,   7oc  ���������own behalf. It is a conspiracy1.of  wrong. He,who listens to it with  out protest is as evil as h? who  speaks. One strong manly voice  of  Beets, per sack,  ���������  parsnips, per sack, ������������������  Cabbage, per sack -���������  Carrots, per suck,  Rhubarb, per bunch  'DISSOLUTION'OF  PARTNERSHIP  The'parlner'ship heretofore existing  between Amasa Everett and Joseph  ���������Sanderson, doing'a pool-table and barber business'at Abbotsford, B. O, has  this day been dlsolved by mutual consent.   '  -Joseph Sanderson will continue the  business, assuming all the liabilities of  the late'firm,-and to whom all debts  due the late firm are payable.  J AMASA* EVERETT  JOSEPH SANDERSON ;  Witness: J. J. Mc Phee. ���������  Abbotsford, April 29/1910.  NOTICE.;  calling halt in the name of charity  could fum*gate a room from grv=i-  sip   as   clear* sharp   winter   winds  kill a pes'il^nce. Sometime! gossip does-not deal altogether in  words; a sneer, a raising ^f eyebrows,, an eloquent smile or shrrg  of the-shoulders an*I the deed is  accomplished���������a reputation lies  dead in the .roadway, fiome one's  mighty faith in some one has its  pulse stilled forever, some one is  walking hi.3 weary way alone- in:  the. silence/-with- the light of love  blotted from; his sky."  .      ROYAL SAVINGS BANK.  "The half- of life  i3 IF." If  you -  have not- started that bank '    account of yours, 'do so a*t once and  be ready for the rainy: day which  lOC  -T5c  ���������6������c  75c  5c  rrotest. of appeal to justice, ol   lettuce, per bunch     5c  -o   1. t-  It is .easier to catcl\ cold than it  is  to left it go. .  There is nothing so rare as ro'iS..  beef properly done.  Be a "good thing" only for the  benefit of your fami'y.  The day dreamer is sure to at-  ��������� - i ���������  tract attention���������when he snqres.  Most women are credulous enough to believe in their-husbands.  That sounds good after the 24th?  You can't judge the value of a  thing by the priae card attached.  A man with a lot of money is always a great help���������to himself.  Secrets'a woman can't tell worry her as much as' the money she  can't spend, but that is nothing.  It takes an exceptionally smooth  J. W. GOLDEN  Painting  Paper Hanging  Decorating  Sign Writing  Kalsomining  Graining  ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN1 that  thirty days from" the first publication  of this notice, 1 intend to apply to the  Superintendent of Provincial Police for  a renewal of the Hotel Licence for! the  Abbotsford Hotel, situated at Abbotsford, B. C, for "the term of six months  commencing. July lst, 1910.  .HARRY FREEMAN.  Dated May 6th, 1910.        '   -    '  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY. GIVEN that  hirty days from the first publication  jf this notice, we intend to apply to  he Superintendent of Provincial Po-  .ice tor a renewal of the Hotel Licence  cor the Commercial Hotel, situated at  Abbotsford, B. C, for the term of six  months commencing July lst, 1910.  james Mcelroy & co.   ���������  Dated May 6th, 1910.  is sure to come: The Bpyal Bank of ] confidence   man   to   sell      mY.iing  Canada  does . a general      banking ���������'$ stock to a, miner.' '.".������������������  A barrister observed to a friend  ���������a learned brother in court that  he though his whiskers very unprofessional  '���������'You are right" replied his friend  "A lawyer cannot be too barefac-  ed.,?-Tit-bits.  'business in all its departments,, em  bribing  deposits, loans,  discounts  collections  and exchanges, and is.,  & favorite place of deposit for the  wage earnem, as well ,as the fruit  grower and farmer.   Tin's bank re-.]'a divorced man is better.  stricts  its  operations  to the  var- j     As soon as a girl gets old    en-  ipus branches of legitimate bank- I ough to know better she     quits  Success is the only thing that  can turfi a man's head when he  has a" stiff neck.  An old bachelor says an engaged man is as good as married and'  ing and 'for that reason especially i  desires and invites the accounts']  of all corporations and individuals  wearing pins along her waist line  To   be  unpunctual   is   a   man's,  right and a  woman's sin. (?)  INSURANCE LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking for a home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acre-  age or farm  . ���������r. . - property \'y^^':...y:^'  see''"'."'  1T:������0  The Pioneer Real Estate Broker of Abbotsford  i  4  4  Mi  ii  f i  ���������^i  i'i'  Hi  P  ���������> k  a .J  ���������I  !|  ��������� ,<���������  i,v  11  ���������V l|  WW  1%  i  ' 'I  m  ffl ?���������  -.-���������. ,. 'Vv  TMB ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  fflffl?.fti!  _r..  ft"*?!  ST.mj.jl IJLLUJU WW  ml  ,i ������������������ .������������������i,.-.t.iM^,���������������iillt if  r tifc.-.i���������if,n1j|r..ii.������lw-rap^EggaaMiniBge  BANK OF CANAE  ABBOTSFORD,  B.C.  ,   , Capitarpaid,up7"$o7000,000..  Reserve Fund, $5,700,000.  Total Assets, $70,000,000.  A general banking business ti'ansacted.  SAVINGS   BANK -  Accounts opened with Deposits of $1.00 and upwards.   Home Savings Banks issued.  ,   Banking by mail given every attention.    We  have correspondents throughout the 'world.  GEO.HKERR, managfr  I  ANSWER   TO   QUE8TION8   OFTEN  ASKED  ABOUT THIS  PART OF  THE   PROVINCE.  I  mse^tiJi^sT^rr^  -zrrr.���������.    ,,���������;,,���������u,u������. i. ti .��������� ��������� ���������,., .ihUi^UMw;  CO  ERCIAL  -i  HOTEL  j. Mcelroy aco.  LIQUORS,   WINES   AND    CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Oecar St.,  CITY  NEVER  Oat 9f  Onfer  orse I ounn  Owned and operated by H. L. Nicholson of Matsqui is  " Never out of order"  Travellers and small excursion parties taken wherever  they wish to go. - Will meet people from Mission at the  C.P.R. bridge.   Call me over the phone at Grist's store)  H. L. NICHOLSON  MATSQUI, B. Cl  To Farmers and Fruitgrowers  A. G. BROWN & CO.  1048 Westminster Ave., Vancouver, 1. C.|  We can now supply you from stock  Mowers, ralces, Drills, Single Horse  Disc  Harrows, One   Horse I  Acme, Orchard Cultivators, One Horse Farm Wagons, I: H. C. Gasoline  Engines,  Auto  Buggies, Tudhope  Buggies, Farm Tools  and  Milking]  Machines.       FOR PRICES AND TERMS APPLY  H. ALANSOM,  Small Wants  A small "Want Ad "in  the Abbotsford Post  may secure, just exactly  what you are after.  A small advertisement  of 25 words or less,  25c. for one Issue  five times for $1.00 ,  It might mean  many dollars if you  advertise in  The Abbotsford Post  Next door to Post Office.  Eastern people who contemplate  coming to the Fraser galley are generally, as full of questions us an egg Is  full of meat and give their acquaintances here no little trouble in besieging them for Information, which it  needs a considerable amount of time  and research to impart. For the benefit of such persons, both inquirers  and inqulrees, the following brief facts  are presented, which will save much  letter writing:  The Lower Fraser Valley, as generally understood, includes that portion  of the Province of British Columbia lying south and.north, of the Fraser riv<  er west of Hope to the sea-coaBt, and  comprising the - Municipalities, of- Chilliwack, Sumas, Langley, Surrey and  Delta on the south.side of the river;  and Kent, Dewdney, 'Nicomen Island,  Mission, Maple Ridge, Coqultlurn, Burnaby and Richmond on" the north' side  of the river.  This section differs from the rest .of  the province on the mainland, having  a warmer and more even climate'. 'We  have practically' a tropical climate,  having but two seasons,' the -.wet and  the dry. It is seldom that the climate  reaches below the .zero .'point,: except  it maybe for a few...'days,in* January  and February, when.*,the temperature  may fall to zero, or<-two or -three .decrees below. -When���������the--temperature  takes this change, we have 'very^brlght  and sunny days and is enjoyed by the  people from the pralries-rreminding  them as it were-in a mild form of the  climate where they once resided.-We  have yet to learn that it has made any  of them homesick. 'However; to them  it is an enjoyable change for a. few  days. '  November- and December'; are the  rainy months, although'; as a rule-the  rain falls for only -two or -three days  at a time, the intervals- being* warm  and generally sunny. 'The average  rainfall will not exceed' ?? inches.  The eastern part of the valley, from  Mission City inland t has but little of  the fog customary further west and  on the sea coast. It is often remarked  that Mission City enjoys the coast climate with the exception of the, .fog.  Epidemic diseases-, poisonous Insects,  tornadoes, cyclones, blizzards, and  thunderstorms, are', conspicuous by  their absence.  The productions "of the valley are of  a semi-tropical nature���������practically a  fruit growing district, although in some  parts grain growing and dairying Is  -carried on with a.highly marked degree of success���������parts of the ' valley  being particularly, adapted for pasturing and dairying/but the greater part  of the valley, is' adapted' particularly  for fruit growing.  Irrigation is unnecessary, ��������� and all  fruits are grown <. sucessfully > without  it, and ln no place in the valley does  the soil become entirely-dry at any  season of the year, the ground may. appear dry, but by disturbing :the-'surface soil it will.be found* that there  is 'sufficient, moisture -.to- produce  growth. That no Irrigation is necessary is an ��������� Important ������������������ factor in fruit  growing. It.might be said that-horticulture is the chief occupation and as  the district increases in population.tho  growing of the small fruits will, become an occupation in which 90, per  cent, of the population will be,, en-;  gaged. The strawberries grown are  of a superior quality, and require careful and judicious marketing to make  Mission famous���������the bench lands on  the north banks of the Fraser river.  There is no danger of over production et strawberries, or small fruits,  for mini' years to come at leaBt. The  area of land adapted ��������� to strawberry  growing is somewhat limited,' but the  markets, both in this province and In  the prairie provinces, are practically  unlimited. '  A strawberry' patch) will bear: Bome  the first year,* and the second year if  cultivated as it should, will bring to  the ��������� owner an abundant crop.; A second crop in the fall of a good grade  of berrleB is a very common thing;  Land for berries costs: from $60 to $500.  per acre; planting an acre and taking  care of it the first season after the  land is cleared, costs $75; care of a  bearing patch,, from $40 up per acre,  annually.  A strawberry patch pays from $400  to $800 an acre after'the first year,  and $300 to $600 the second year.  A full bearing strawberry ��������� patch is  worth from $300 to $500 to the owner  after paying expenses; If the crop le  ABBOTSFORD, B. ,C.  Strictly first-class in every respect. -The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigaw, "���������'.<  RATES, $1.SO TO $2X30 PER DAY  I H. FREEMAN,  3  PROPRIETOR  r-hEbaSi  successfully marketed. ,<-.,  these fruits and is producing or ready  to produce, Is w6rth from $300 to $500  per acre, or even more, a great deal  depending on the situation and surroundings.  Many of the fruit growers, are grow;  Ing" plums, apples/ peaches and walnuts; all of'whlch; do well' in "the "dis-1  trict. j:  A raspberry patch pays' from $150 to  $300 after' the second year,' after' expenses are paid. A full bearing pat������h'  producing Very often three to six tons  per acre.  The land costs' about the same as  strawberry-land;-planting an acre, Including plants and cultivation, for-two  years, .costs $100;. care of a bearing  patch; $35 per-acre, annually.  The  big  blackberry, is  successfully  grown, and nowhere/does-it reach.such  perfection as it does in -this district;*  the land cost about the same as'-the  other land per acre.   Planting an acre  costs about the same as 'raspberries;  care   of. a  bearing * patch, ��������� about;-tho  same as raspberries per acre, annually.  Rhubarb Is successfully grown In the  district, and large,shipments have been  mads to the -Northwest during the poet  year. ��������� Planting  an  acre  of  rhubarb  costs $60 to $100, plants included, after  the land is .cleared; care.of a.bearing  patch,  $40  per  acre, annually.    And  produces $200 to ,$400 per acre.  Fowls sell at $5, to $,6.50 per dozen  Eggs average over 30. cents per dozen,'  and in the fall and winter Bometlinae  reach as high as 65 cents per dozen,  and are readily sold at 50 cents per  dozen for at .-least six months' of the  year.;  Poultry raising Is profitable when  proper care is' given.  Dairy products find a ready market  at .high prices, much butter and cheese  being still Imported.  Ordinary fruit land ranges in price  from $30 to $500 per acre, according  to the quality of the soil and proximity  to town and railroad.'  Improved fruit, land ban be-bought  all the, way jfrom.' $100 to $500- per  acre. Easy .-term* can;usually be obtained on part of .the'' purchase price.  .' Unskilled labor tturing tho fr,uit sear.  son la generally! in', great demand. Of  clerk's there is always a' surplus, also  of lawyers, 'preachers.', and real estate  agents; j- doctors -we' seldom, require.  There are fairly fgoocT, ppenings . for  handy men who <san do -mechanical  jobs of various. descriptions and are  willing to work at a reasonable rate���������  "jacks of all traded."/ ' i-  ' Inhere, are more sunny days in Mission than any other part of the valley, and less foggy mornings in the  fall.  Houbcs for rent are always;.scarce,  and.a four or five roomed house ln  easy communication to the railway  and school, will run from $19 up to $15  per>month, unfurnished.  ABBOTSFORD. BAKER  Bread, Buns, Kisses,  Cream Puffs  Wedding Cake a Specialty  ABBOTSFORD* B.C.  >������������������  11  11  . T^n acres of. good land planted in  fruit will  bring an income of from  $1,000 to $4,000 per year, enough to  support an ordinary family.  Provincial and school taxes are not  high���������the latter never being more than  5 mills on the dollar; while there Is no  tax on improvements in Mission.  It does sot pay to ship bulky household goods to Mission.  New Westminster and Vancouver  are. the principal provincial markets  for fruits of al] kinds and vegetahlee  which grow ia abundance.  There is excellent shipping, facilities  to the Coast���������either by land or water.  The price' of the-land'will never.be  less than it ia at the present time.  The usual- rate of interest-on first*  clas*. security Is from 6 ttf ft per^nt..  The population of th������ district ie-com-.  pose4 of mostly ��������� vast������ra^.; orlglnv-:al������  though there'are many^Knglisa^and  Scotch., representing. Canadian-.enter-::  prisej stability and refinement.}'Lee--.  tures,  entertainments - and . social ^reunions are numerous, and the -leading  social orders    are., fully represeaftesS.  There is very little of the "Wild'and  woolly west" about Mission.   The'IE-  habitants are all too busy to break the  law.  There are pleasure- resorts at the  Coast, some 40 miles away, and the  Harrison Hot Springs; famed'the'wdrl4  over for their health-producing Ingredients, is only a. couple of hour*' ride  from Mission.  The sportsman can enjoy all kinds  of shooting in season.   The. angler will *  find trout fishing- in abundance.   ,  The. summer climate rof Mission fa  attractive as well as, the winter season. It is never too.warm hereto*  comfort, aor too cold: for pleasure.  There, are thousands of acres, rich as  that of Palestine when., that country  was "flowing with. milk* and- .money."  The future is even moire bright.  There are .profitable openings in Mission City for the establishment of a  number of manufacturing- enterprises.  For further information on this apply to the management of thiaf paper,  who will be pleased to give'what information is desired.  Don't'leave your ^warm''-clothing' he-  hind you when you comej to Mission,  as the nights1 are ^very <k>M in eora-  parleon with the- day?,  h  f'M  '   .:  l'  f;|  *l  if  VA  ���������'4  ill  Hi  'ti  1  #i  a  !  ������������������iff  m  gi������iMilli!gM mfiiirniniiiTnirirnin  iqgggpua  'For p.  THE' ABBOTSFORD POST,       ABBOTSFORD, B. C,  All kinds of fresh meats-in season. . '. '  ONLY  Al   MEATS   KEPT  IN  STOCK  ^���������>    ��������� We deliver tlie goods  _ 1\ ���������>, J/y#iH*-,J������t������A*jn������CW^*l1Urt.���������  ���������j.\awaujunK.xmm**w+iohm,wnuM*mMk*m������r  *'/.0*Jt". ,*'"*'"*'���������������"������������������"���������  y.?;  * - .f /,  :HBK.  ALANSON  rumiture  , , T^ere ,is-nonnecessity to go to the City'to purchase furniture as our. stock  is complete.    Our prices are right and the slock is equal .to that of the City-  ������������������:#&'������������������������������������ f; ������������������ ���������;;,-:s- Hardware..  . ��������� Our stock of hardware is complete in every respect.  Carriages and Market-wagons  . '   ���������"'. a'fiill car,load on sale in my new ware-house  Sash and Doors  at prieeu that can't be1 beaten.  .^���������+ '. M.yj',",^  'S^i'.Vi*.-.-:.-   *i ���������,���������r^��������� r-* ; ���������   olstein  ���������. .Rifee bred for stock purposes.  Fee $2.00 at time of service'  j HARROP  BROS.  LCGr^JWObb RA.NGHv ABBOTSFORD  ���������'���������:.: >.:#&>\ ���������-*  (V. ������������������������  GEORGE FERGUSON  :GENERAL CdNTRACTOR  ������������������-;': Specially,' Bridges, Culverts  V     .:        and Grading.  Abbotsford  ���������4J.  NOTICE.  'N'd:n"01]]'''I^ft'EREBY. GIVEN*  tha'  Mr. "Alec Beaton who sold his  ranch- a week ago is leaving for  Saskatchewan. Alec is a great  carpenter, one of the' best in B. C.  He did a lot of work' around Au-  botsford and we can safely, say.lie  won't find any better friends wru-n  he leaves here. Well, good b.y am!  good luck to a jolly sound fellow  Carpenters are-Very scarce v.in  Abbotsford. ;Mr. R. J. Shannon of  Mis. ijii ia building the new drug  store. Mr. Shannon says he likes  our-town better than his own and  thirty ..daj:?jar������er- the first -publication j is gcJng to settJe down ^^   ltjj  of this j}Otice,"I-inter.d to apply to the  1 .".a  Superintendent of-'Provincial- Police for  .. a renewal of'the-Hotel Licence-for the  . ..Huntingdon'Holol,-.situated , at FTunt  .   ingdon.-'-D. "C, '-for'the  term  of  si>  months commencing July .1st, l'J.'O.  '.���������","������������������:" .-'    philip Mcdonald.  ..'".'..Dated hi. Huntingdon. April 27, 1910  '���������������-o / FOR. THE' THIRTBsVjVTT''  .- ��������� ..The father of twe've children, all  i- of whom had "been rocked- in the  . same.cradle by the' same toe, was  rocking the newest arrival one ev-  -.ening,-when, his wife     remarked,  ������������������'Jqhn-, that-cradle is" nearly1 worn  ��������� put.   It iB so rickety I'm afraid.it  will  fall  to   pieces.""It   is  about  used   up," .replied   hsr      husband.  Then  handing  her. $10, he  added.  ''The .next* time  yofu,vgo   to  town'  .  get a n.e\w Oi;e:agj;o-J .cine a . A'l.:n-  . son's���������one   that ".will last.  t  " .'. Social aid Personal  ���������>������������������'���������' ...  .'*:.:���������  Everett's J Orchestra _ was   in  Mis  sion Ci-:y playing for the dance giv  on there to welcome home Mr. and  ' Mrs.G. Greenwood..  Mr. C. HilL-Tput has just sold his  old .Homestead.on ��������� ch'e ���������'Cearbrook  ��������� road to Mr. Buckleyj together'with  horses cattle r'g/t. q'c    Mr Buck'ev  ' has a.lar'ge family of delightful  ���������boys whowillno doubt prove useful to him on the ranch.  :'     'Messrs     Hutton-HarropV 'purs'  j bred  Hol-ste'n- buM "Kin*? Teddy"  ,   broke-out of his corral and kicked  up'a lot of dust'fpr a time.   He is  '   however back in new quarters a*:d  "none .the- worse, for h i 3 ���������fescap'ach  for which the f-ariri.ers in."the surrounding country are very" thank  ful.   (Do you see the-joke?)  Mr. A. Johnston is building a  fine new residence right in the  townsite. It is understood that  Mr. Beckett has bought the) house  he is living in.at present.  an ill wind that blows nobody any  good. -   -,  . Mr. Taylor.our-worthy shoemak  er and repairer has sold out his  business, and left for ' Vaneou\ er  for- good.  - It' is rumored that Mr. Arthur  Hutton-Harrop is gcing to Vancouver next week, but-will not rtf-1  turn���������alone. One - thing is certain he.Is having-.,his house remo-  d.e.led, decorated and furnished so.  conclusions are drawn.  Mr. A. E. Barret and Dr. Swift  have purchased ten acres from Mr  Buker also seven choice <.lots from  Mr.  MacGowan. ���������  Mr. C. A. Sumner appears to bo  doiaig well in the real estite I usi-  ness. He is reported as having  made several good sales during the  past few weeks. Mr. Sumner in  sure to do well, he has such winning ways with him that when a  customer strikes hiu office the  mesmeric influences which surround the customer makes him  feel it is good to be with a man  who understands the conditions of  the country and the people who  are in the market with property  to sell.   More power to ye Charlie  " A/memorial'scrvics for the Tate?  king took place, in the Presbyter  ian church on Friday afternoon  last.' Addresses* were given by  Rev. J. L. Campbell, Rev, A. E.  Davis and Rev. J. C, AJder. The  church was "crowded,* all.business  houses, millst etc., were closed.  Mr P. J. Boyd's new residence is  just completed. Cost of same will  be about $3000. ,  Several new houses will be start-  early next month in the Howe division.  Matsqui riHbte  MISSION,CITY. B.C.  ��������� I his hotel has been thoroughly  rennovated throughout and is now  open *to the public.  The Bar  it  stocked  with'.1 the  choicest wines, liquors   and cigars.'  Rates:'.$1.50 to $2 pcrday  SAM GILES, Proprietor  r.  R. Simbnsj Tacoma.  HOTEL ARRIVALS  Commercial.  P. Houston, Bellingham  Root. McGuire  J. P. Sutringer, Bellingham  II. B. Hqllpn,/Seattle"  E.   SherWjQod,. Seattle.  L..Baker, Seattle.'  15.     "  J as   .McGiven,  Ed..Pardner; Sumas.  J'ele'Hansen/ Matsqui.  H.Raby, Seattle.    ���������  H. Johnson, Bellingham.  N. Dundas.  \V ,J Spallin, Sumaa.  Geo.  Marr,  S]>okane.  T. Sullivan, Tacoma.  Oscar Anderson, London,- Eng.  O. Joswold, City.    '   ' '  J. Crown, Nelson.  J. Anderson, Sumas.  J.  ErickBon, Matsqui.  J. Lyman, Sumas Prairie.  Jacic Hamilton, Spokane  J.. McDonald, pity  Joe. Pushkpjyjkc,  Seattle.  Thos  Sheppard;  Spokane.  Geo  .Gupino.      Tacoma.  D. Urquhart,   Vancouver.  ,E.  Itrom  Seattle.  John Kron, Seattle.  John McEwan.  John Ev Vanette, Aldergrove.  Crist Lind, Lindley.      -~  B.  Barton, Spokane.  M. Irwin, Spokane.  O. Strain,Tacoma.  E. R. Simons, Tacoma. '  J.  Thomson,  Spokane.  John Kron, Spokane.  John   Stroyren,   Spokane.  M.  Austin, s-Sppkane. ,  Robt  Barton,   Cloverdale.  L. Knox, Pine Grove.     ..  G'. .Meyer,,-Spokane.   .  H.  H.  Stcne.  Matsqui. ,  A.  E.  Campbell,   Sumas.  T    Cr'mnbpil,. Suma".  r-hi1 McMah^n, Spokane.   ���������  G. Nelson, Vancouver.  M. G^hr^ith. Cloverdale..,-  Geo. P. Blanchard, Vancouver.  Abbotsford  Hotel.  s  When in need of a new .pair of  Shoes  TRY  %  ��������� A full line of Ames-Holden Shoes to hand.  The quality of this shoe will appeal  oiir customers  llf'l������mM>WPMllVWT������/CT>W������Wgfc'W^.*m>������M-^  A full Jine of Groceries, Dry Goods and Feed always  on hand.  .  ������uumr4Avu,M������*hv 44*9-*- ������rTitiMr*vtvr**M**y n tM Vin**AM Armci*mm*mci4a4inr,\A*iMstMttai>aM*mam  LJ. '    II  j K  ILL  ^NUiMiklJ.MCx <WU������rii*.������L������������-,*-*t.k.,*.ML ���������������*AiM������K4-ft.  } .Essendene Ave.  Abbotsford,    . C.  ���������J  B<@m^M%2E������m>������  II. Hartman, City.    '  J. .W. McDonald, City.  T). D. Forgey, City.  C. J- Fisher, Hatzic.  G. A. Paul, Dewdney.  A. Catherwood, Hatzic.  .II:. A. Wilspn;;.Suma3.  John Strams, Spokane.  S. G.-McGirr;. Vancouver.  -Ralph Borelli, Tacoma.  A.-McKenzie, Seattle.  J. McKenzie, Seatt'e. .  R. S. Conrad,'New Westminster.  F. Sneathever, New' Westminster  J. Bradshaw,. Cumberland.  F. Williams,-Vancouver.  A. E: Mann,' Vancouver.  C. Getchwell, Aldergrove.  G. M. Murphy, New Westminster  F. Hendry, New Westminster,  n. Cook, G. N. Ry.,-  R. E. Austin. G. N. Ry.'  II. C. Bode, G. N. Ry.  S. Majcoms'on, N. Westminster.  R. Wanamaker, New York.     .  W. N. Sheedy, Ladner.  L.  C.  Wilson,  Vancouver.     .     ���������  Hal L. Gray,-Vancouver.  E. Lanson, G. N. 'Ry.  Thos Merley, G. N. .Ry.. .  Chas. Jack, Langley Prairie.  Geo Knox, Vancouver.  Robt  Averill, Vancouver.  John Bfergstrom. Tacoma.  L. Gawfey, Bellingham.  T. McMillan, Kent', Wash,  ' Mr. Water.man is. reported asre-*  tiring business and wishes .'to sell  his  property.;  Here's a chance for  fur  another*-;.enterprising.-.man. ���������  Arthur" wen;t,fpr.. a trial trip .to  the UnitedJSt'ates on Sunday. We  hope to see him in an united state  in our own country before iorig.  Mr. Sam Bedlow is building, two  bungalows just outside the city-  limits, costing about $1000 each.  Miss Husband has accepted a  position as stenographer in Lindsay Russell's office.  -Fresh Milk  . 15 quarts, $1.00   Deliv-^ed twice daily from  June lst. 1910.    Apply  Harrop Bros./ Ljgji^<><4 femch,  . Abbotsford  Our cows arc specially s������_lectecl and quality guaranteed.  .- , -      Good cows always for sale.  This is Your Chance  Don't miss it, you can't go wrong.  I am instructed to sell 8 choice Townsite Lots at  $250 per lot on exceptionally good terms, viz. one-  third cash, Balance, 6 and 12 months at 7 per cent.  These lots are situated within 150 yards of the Abbotsford Hotel on Gladys Avenue. The work of  making Gladys Avenue a fine wide main road connecting Huntingdon, and' Riverside . is now in hand.  You can easily make $100 profit in less than three  months on every lot you buy. ��������� Tins is the soundest \  investment in Abbotsford to-day.  . ..���������'���������'���������"���������/ '        '',        '  Buy one and watch your money grow.  VI  REAL ESTATE AGENT  Next door to Post Office.  Abbotsford  VI  J ���������.''���������'.-.  smm-m i    .. i i i   !��������� I   ������������������������������������  MiiiwiiMH ������w|i��������� m  ....,  t             ���������, ,      iwwwifji;" TWA.1   J������C"1*"WTJP Il'W J'Ui* l1"    r'l I    ������������������������    irsmav  ii ��������� inn  ���������,������.* .:iiil.A

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