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 1-5  c  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Voi, XV., No, 1.  ���������ABBOTSFORD. B, C.  FRIDAY/'' NOVEMBEK    2,'   1917  ���������CWrj!  $1.0.0 per Year  iCil^  Vol. J.  Our Coocly arc the Best  No. 35  ������������ji ju������,iM, .��������� ���������> ������ ��������������������������� iih . ���������nmnrrn,  Men's Heavy Ribbed Undersuits, per garment .  Boys' Penman, Cotton mixture, per garment ..  Ladies' Waists, each 75p to     75*  ���������Best and Purest Stock of  Groceries  always on hand.  Trade where the Trading is Good"  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  PERSONALS  Grey Union Flannel, per yard   '  . 50������������  All wool, good weight English Flannel, per yard . . . .$1.00  Heavy Cotton Shirting per yard 80<������  Good strong Bath Towels, per yard, 75$ and .��������� $1.00  Men's Tweed Caps with Fur pull-downs, 75*5 to $2.00  Boys' worsted ribbed stockings, a pair, 75$5 and ..... .$1.00  Women's Cashmere stockings, a pair, 65c4 and   85*^  Men's Heavy Wool and union sox, a,pair, 25, 35, 40, 50 $5  and    75^  On Monday Mrs. \Ianson gave a  l.n'rLliday party for Phnily; sixteen  wore present. A very enjoyable time  was spoilt in games: everyone -wishing such parties would come oL'Loner.  Miss Pliylis l-Lill-Tout was Iipniv.  last week end. ;  Miss I'earJ Williams visited Mrs.  Itoberts last week end, coming from  Llie  inasqnerade at Mission  City.  Mrs. P. Ii.' Edwar.is. visited **hc*.*  parents a fow days last week. Mr.  Edwards spent Sunday'in Abbotsford  also. ' :-*������  Rev. Mr. Campbell preached bis  farewell sermon on Sunday, Rev. Mr.  Rowe of the Aglican church gave up  his service that evening, to assist Mr.  Campbell This allowed his congregation to attend tha'- Presbyterian  church. Rev. Mr. McDiarmicl, ot Mission City is'to occupy-the pulpit on  Sunday.  Messrs Wm. and Jack Kenedy have,  returned home from the prairie. They  said the snow looked -*as if it, had  come to stay and they did not like it.  Gordon Walters is home and in  plain clothes again and working in  the Abbotsford mill. "  Mr. and Mrs. Boyd and others motored to Vancouver on Monday, returning on Tuesday.*' Mr. and Mrs.  Boyd left on Friday evening per C. P.  R. for the east -whore they expert  to spend Xmas. AlV-wish them a  pleasant trip. . -v*cs.J:J ^      .  "Mrs. Hiilgave a Inrth'aay^part'y Tor  her little boy on Wednesday A very  enjoyable afternoon was spout. Thirteen children were present.  The Abotsford Auxiliary of tho  Women's Missionary Society was  held in the Presbyterian church on  Wednesday evening. Mrs. Dr. Henry  of Vancouver gave an excellent address.  A number of the Abbotsford people'  atended the masquerade ball at Mission City last Friday even lug.  Miss Gertie Payne Avas a visitor at  Mrs. Fraser's last wek end.  The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  church held their bazaar in the Masonic hall last Saturday at'tprnoon  and evening. Jt proved :i very sociable affair as well as a financial success. $141.35 were made. Many  pretty and useful things were there.  Lots of home cooking and a quantity  of excellent candy.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Noriaan  Fuller on October 31, a son.  The long and the short of it Mrs.  Alanson and Mrs. Swift gave a surprise party on Mr. P. R. Peele on  Wednesday evening. Thursday being his birthday. Six tables of whint  were played.' Mrs. Scotvold and Mr.  McGowan won the first prizes. Mrs--  Coogan and Mr. McMenemy had to  cut for the consolation prize, Mrs.  Coogan won out.  DEU1SIOX 01/ THE CONVENTION'S  (From Fraser Valley Record)  Today the Liberals and the Conservatives hold each a convention in Mission  City.  The executives of both parties met  in the morning and. decided on the  following resolutions:  That this convention unreservedly  pledge itself to the support of the  Union Win-the-War government and  bogs to recommend to the convention  tlie followig resolutions:  The   resolutions   adopted   by   the  union executives are as follows   ��������� 1. That this union meeting of the  Liberal and Conservative executive of  the Westminster .district agrees  that if the New Westminster city riding selects a Conservative Union' candidate that this district riding unites  on a Liberal Union candidate, and  vica versa.  2. That in the event of the convention held here today ratifying the  above basis of agreement that live  delegates be appointed as a committee to wovk out details.  The delegates from both sides were  appointed and will be in New Westminster tomorrow (Friday) to arrange matters.  ...., Tlie , Conseryaties also  passed  the  following resolution.  Your resolution committee beg to  congratulate Col. J. D. Taylor on tlie  honor recently conferred upon him in  being called to the senate, especially  so as New Westminster district wiiJ  continue to receive the benefit of his  services.  After the business of both conventions were over both parties, met m  the Imperial hall and the delegates  listened to Avar time speeches from  Mr. Wm. McNeil, Mr. C. Munro and I  Mr. Stacey. |  Both conventions, united, closed bj  the singing of '"God Save Our King."  TUB MASQUERADE 1JAJUL  The Hallowe'en Masquorsde    ball  on tho 2Gth was pronounced by every  one present to be a splendid success  Among thc costumes noticed were:   ���������  Miss L. Catherwood, Gypsy; Miss K  Gather wood,   Folly;   Miss   Verchere,  nurse; Miss E. Verchere', CoiJege girl  Miss F. Verchere, school girlj'Miss C.  Tunbridge,  Quaker Girl;     Miss    W.  Tunbridge,   Red   Cross  Nurse; , Miss  Mitchell,.Red Cross Nurse;Miss Jackson,  Maid;  Mrs.  Wren, Gypey;  Mrs.  Fritz, Autumn;  Miss Chantler, Pier-  riott.  Miss Murray,  Pierriott;     Mrs.  Scott,    Pieriott;     Dr!     Ccott'-(New  Westminster)   Pieriott;   Mists Stuart,  Thistle; Mrs.    Saxton, ,Snow;    Miss  Giles,    Pierriott;    Miss      Bannister,  Clown; Miss   Portsmouth,   Japanese  Lady; Miss Lock, Soldier Boy;    Mrs.  Stephens,       Chrysanthemum;       Mr.  Stephens,   Gentleman;   Mrs.     Stuart,  Ghost. Miss Wilde, Irish Fairy;  Miss  Williams,    Turkish    Lady;    Mr.    A. '  Kraemer,  Moor;   Mr.  Carson.  Moor;  Mr.  Exshaw,  negro;   Miss Bond, and  Miss Keoves,  Gold Dust Twins;   Mr.  R.  Litchfield,-Pierriott;   Mr.  O.  Solloway, Cream of Wheat; Mr. M. Crist  Chef;  Miss Helen Giles,. Dutch Girl;  Miss M. Pollock, Gypsy. Mr. A. Cade,  Clown;  Mr. R. Wilson, Clown;  Miss  M.'%Fisher,'   Gypsy','" MiVs'D. ''''Abbott,"  Clown;  Mrs. J. M. Cox, Hailowe,'on;  Mrs. G. Cade, Cigarette; Miss Dp'ane  Basket Ball  Player;     Miss    Stokes,  Basket Ball Player; Miss Jones (Coquitlam)  Red Cross Nurse;. Miss McLean   (Coquitlam)  Night;  Mrs. King  and   Mrs.     Sutherby,     (Abbotsford)  Gold   Dust , Twins.   Mr.   B.   Nelson,  Mexican; Miss Williams (Vancouver)  l-larem; Mr. S. Ford  (New Westminster) Pierriot; and others our reporter did not know.  LOOK  TO  THE  FIRST  GLASS  ABBOTSFORD HELPS TO MAKE  TIfE BOYS "COMFY  The members of the W. C. T. U.  at this centre are delighted with the  response which met their call for  money for cocoa fund, and take this  opportunity of thanking.all who contributed.  The nice little sum of one hundred  and fifty-four dollars was realized.  The following were tho donations:  Abbotsford Timber and Trading Co..  per Vrs. Boyd $75: Clayburn Miil  and station per Mrs. Ham $7.50;  Abbotsford school per Mrs. Partem  $15; Clayburn village per Mrs. Kirkpatrick $13.50; Huntingdon per Mrs  Skinner $4; W. C. T. U. Treasury  $9.00  (Don't blame the editor if the a-  bove does not total up right. He is  simply following copy, and who can  blame him.)  Frederick Clarkson. a returned soldier, filed a petition in the supreme  court yesterday for the dissolution o:'  his marriage with Sylvia Blanche Mil-  burn Clarkson. The name of Johnson Cannon is given as the alleged  co-respondent. The marriage was  held at Athalmar in this province on  June 29, 1912, and there are two  children. On September 25, 1916,  the plaintiff left for Camp Hughes  and, in October he went overseas.���������  Vancouver Sun.  Ottawa Expects the    100,000    Rein-  lorceinents   to   be  made   up   from  those First Called.  Ottawa, Oct. 3 0.���������Preparations  have been rushed to take care of the  first men called up under the Military Service Act, since ail indications  point to a heavy response at the  very  first. Jt  requires  a     huge  organization, throughout the country  to take care of the operation of the  Act.  The Governor-General's Proclam-  tion was printed in all the newspapers of the country on October 13  calling up the first class. This includes all male British subjects between the ages of 20 and 34 who were  unmarried on July 6, .1917. or arc  widowers   without   children. All  such men must report for service on  or before November 10 next, if application for exemption has not been  made in tlieir behalf before that  date.  Since, by this time, the country  has been fully informed as fo each  man's duty under the Military Service Act, and knows the sever,?  penalties provided for those who try  to evade the law, a speedy formation of the required reinforcements  to the number of 100,000 is expected  from  the first class called.  DOINGS  AT DEWDNEY  ���������e-  of  Many have been the admiring  marks regarding the increase  stock on Mr. R. J. Fellowes' ran-"h  A month ago a shipment of fifteen  hea dof pure bred Holsteins arrived  and during thc past week he brougnc  up one of the most magnificent studs  ever seen in the countryside, "Welcome Guest."  A man who believes in the old saying, "See a pin and pick it up, and  all that day you'll have good luck"  saw a pin in front of the livery  stable the other day. Bending down  to get it,- his hat tumbled off and  rolled through the mud, his eye-glass  fell and broke on the sidewalk, his  ���������suspenders gave away, he bust the  wart on the back of his neck which  he used for a collar button, and  the automobile backed out just as  his teeth fell out; but he got the  pin.    Poor  stranger.  Pte. Archie Miller returned this  week from England, where he had  been sent from South Africa, after  he had contracted the fever while  soldiering in that country. He is  aparently well and his father and  mother, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Miller  are delighted to have him home a-  gain.    Another son is now in France.  Pte. Miller enlisted from Clayburn.  MF,T   ACCIDENTAL   DEATH  The last Gazette to hand contains  the announcement of the formation  of the Hargitt Motor Company, Limited, with head office at Mission City  and capital of $20,000.  Tho funeral took place on Sunday  last of young Alexander Valentine,  who met accidental death at the Hatzic Shingle mill on Friday last.  The young lad, who was about 1 i  years of age was engaged at the mill  as block piler on the upper floor.  For some reason he went down v>  the second floor,although he had on  several occasions been warned not v>  do so. The engineer noticed the conveyor had" stopped and going down to  find' the trouble was horifiel t>  find young Valentine had got caught  on the shaft by his sweater and was  dead, probably choked to death. The  death must have been instantaneous  as it was only about a minute between the time the engineer noticed  the conveyor had stopped and his going over to find the cause of the  trouble. fi.������������tf luMWtfj���������Caimw-  !>��������� *������������������   ^^^^Jjwrant^k^^j***^  sacrsr:   ii-.'^  #HE ABBOTSFORD P6ST. &BkOTS#QftD. B. O.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ���������VubiiaiiL-u ���������. wvery,,, Friday    by    tlie    Post  Publishing Coii'ipi������"y.'  ..'(���������. . . i; , .;        .-. ��������� 1   ..���������    * ���������  A !Wuekly;JiHM-atil devoted to the Inter-  entH.of Abbotsford uud uui. -*iudlnff tlia-  trlct. . _  AAvirtlsIiVir ftataa ixiude know.. Ti kp-  plicailoxi.  .      . ...   .  LttQAl, AUVKKTl SINQ--1 2 cenU per  IIjio for ft ml insertion, ami S ri'iii.-*. a unc  tor all subutMjueiil uonaecutlve lusorUous.  Onr SUiibboletlJ���������Neifclier for nor sigiiV  fcfea   9������Y*rnmont. ^  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2,  191.7  GRAPHO  Ky CISSY  iiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiii'wrtrn  By Sellin  ������  aise-  onas>?  INCOG Has   the   gift,  -   in)t     '���������  spooch, might bo, or might have beer  succoJisful   as   a   writer;   has   menta  A   friamd  of  lh<t  soldiers  who 'has  had ojeporionca In Graphology, offers  t������ tell the character of readers of the  Fraser Valley    Reword,    from    their  ��������� handwriting.  9p������cliuens arc to bo written ou one  Hid* of.the. aheet of    unruled    payor  and to* consist of a quotation,", po-t-  iakl or' otherwise,' of    at    leabt    fou  lines.     It Is not    necessary    for    the  writer* to sign their    names.       Any  nom ������������. plume, or initial    that    wil  distinguish  each   one's'own  dellnea  tion will suffice.  Wif^h eaoh specimen, we ask for tiie  small-'sum of ten cents; ani all pro-  eeeda.will bo divided.equally between  the. Patriotic and Prisoners of wai  JT������������������ndg. .Address correspondence tt  Boi ���������$ Mission City.  ^/ONDS are issued payable in ten or twenty years, as the case may be.  It means that repayment of the money will be spread over ten, or twenty-  years instead of being, raised, by taxation to meet current expenditures.  To raise by taxation all the money as fast as it is needed to carry on  Canada's share in winning the war, would be an unbearable burden upon  the people. "���������"���������  It would mean that'more than a million dollars a day would have to be  raised right now. *       '  LEMONS���������This "is a' very artistic  specimen of handwriting. The writer" possesses strength and' breadth of  mind, very'.highideai's, musical La 1-  ent,-idealism, enthusiasm, emotion,  self-respect, self-confidence, good humor, sublimity; foresight and calculation. Is a poor 'judge'of 'people and  might be very easily cheated.  SOURDOUGH-���������Dignify, quiet modest' worth, activity; vivaciousness  sharpness, sensitiveness, gentleness,  kindness) unselfishness and quickness  of intellect.  MISS CURIOSITY���������-Keen, o.uick of  perception, very economical, spiritual  minded, rather yielding and a little  chan'geable'urider stress, loves to care  for others, and when nectssary be  taken care of, prudent, reserved  motherly and rather' clannish.  " TOP NOT Has color s< use, but  not very artistic perception, the personality ^'.'unsophisticated, nappy-go-  lucky, at times precipitate, yet sensible/seldom carried away by enthusiasm' or hero worship; concentrates  well.  JUSTICE���������A little precise and particular, industrious, animated, loquac  lous spirited, combative, fanciful,  quick-tempered and consider;!to.  N. W.-���������Apprehensive, ov^r-careful  rather nervous, domineering, fond of  power, independent, content, ardent  lacking .in fore-thought, constrained,  awkward, upright and honorable.  ALICE���������Has faculties of order,  constructiveness, ideality, courage,  self-esteem, independence, vigor, im-  patience of restraint, jealoup.y, natural talent, tender-heartedness and  good-nature.  KILLARNEY���������Wilfulness acute-  neBs, vivacity, fineness, tenacity of  opinion, .quick temper, power of sar  casm,nervousness,tendency to self-ef-  aceme'nt,., .diplomacy, coqiw.-.lishnes-j  and kind-heartedness.  TENNYSON (2)���������This writing  shows attention to minutiae. reliecT.-  iori, good'judgment, neatness shrewd  ne'ss' economy, capability, a little  tendency to melancholy, vivacity humor' and good at repartee. Thank  you for' the extra donation.  TETE'Jaune Lotus Eater (Gri.s-  combe)���������Is lirudent, steadfast, saga-  clous, reflective, reliable, apt to direct gifts well and profitably, a vf-v  little lacking in reserve and indiscreet  but the tendency is overbalanced by  good. Judgment. Ia proud and very  truthful.  LVSTIN, (Abbotsford)��������� Hardworking, plodding, conservative, economical, yet generous too. Slncoro,  Just, rather spiritual minded, has a  great love for beauty, is opinionated  and a little critical: somewhat hesitating and  inclined  to be  fearful.  CHERE (Abbotsford)��������� Execut-  iveness, judgment, refinement, tidiness, clearness r of tnind, straightforwardness of principle, Intuitive judgment, love of conventionality, practical, initiative and good comprehension.  i      -    - < .       . .- ��������� ��������� i ��������� ��������� . ���������    . . -  SPARY;���������Has personal instincts, of  an exclusive kind, talent of a. dramatic nature, calmness, carefulness, a-  greeableness, caut/on, dissimulation,  good memory,good desrciptlve powers  Is interested ln extraordinary and out  of way matters���������superstitious and a-  cquisitive.  But to raise money by selling Canada's  Victory Bonds means that those of the  next generation who will benefit by' the  sacrifices this generation is making;  ���������who will share in the freedom this  generation is fighting for and largely paying  for���������will also pay.their, share.  ���������   '   ���������       ��������� *' *  And. when you buy Canada's Victory  Bonds you make a first-class business investment in a security that is absolutely  safe, likely to enhance in value after the  war, and "bearing a good rate of interest.  You help the country by keeping open  the British market for Canadian products,  and this helps the general welfare in which  you share.  ���������fr 7-V & !  And again, every Canadian' who buys  a Victory Bond becomes a financial partner  or backer of Canada in tlie war.   .  When you buy a Canada Victory Bond  you give a personal pledge that you are  going to help to win the war.  Every man and woman in Canada can  help to win the war by .buying Canada's  Victory Bonds: ' And Canada wants the  personal, individual interest and co-operation of every man and woman' in the'  country. "    ,  The buying of Victory Bonds by the  whole people unites them in a determination  to win the war.  Every purchase of Canada's' Victory  Bonds is a blow for freedom against-the'  tyranny of German-Kiiltur.  Every bond sold is a new guarantee  that Canada is in the war to the finish,  until victory is with the Allies and the  world has been made safe to live in.  Every bond you buy is a new pledge  that Canada will remain true to Herself, the  Empire, the Allies and to freedom's cause.  So it is -both patriotic and good -business to  Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee  in co-operation with the Minister of Finance  of the Dominion of Canada.  72  "Good as the wheat" is an old motto about as much the last  word in meaning as "Safe as the Bank of England." A bag of  No. 1 Northern, clean as a whistle of.cockle and foxtail, was a  "symbol of sure value long before gold was known in the world.  Wheat was found in the Pyramids. The Egyptians just, about  worshipped wheat. The Bible calls it corn; so do the English.  But when we say "good as the wheat" we refer to the bushel,of  brown hard kernels worth by Government fixture this year,-$2.20  in the memory of living man when did "good as'the wheat"  mean more than it does now? Never. A bag of wheat weighing  two bushels and a neck tots up in 1917 to just about the value  ���������->{:' a five-dollar gold piece. But of course no man wants gold  for his wheat. All he gets is a check made out iir his favor  on some bank and signed by the manager of some elevator  company or milling concern. The clieck is converted into bills  or goes on deposit. Good wheat; good paper;'nobody asks any  Questions. Because the company is 0. K. and'the bank is sound.  If any wheat-seller had any doubt of either he would at once  demand something else.  "I sold good wheat," he would say. "I want something as  good in exchange."  What made the wheat good? The good armer behind it. A  noor farmer can make good seed into poor-wheat.  What makes the paper money good? The security of the corporation whose name it bears. The sounder the corporation,  Lhe nearer the paper comes to being as good as ihe wheat. But  even a big company may go "broke." Back of the corporation  is a concern whose guarantee on a piece of paper is better than  either. The pledge of the Dominion of Canada to pay any man  money for value received is as good as the wheat and as saf-j  as the Bank of England.  The best pledge of the Dominion of Canada to pay is a Canadian Victory Bond; better than checks or bills���������AS GOOD AS  WHEAT! Supose you change that twenty bags of wheat on  your wagon, not into a check or notes or even gold; but into  Canadian Victory Bonds of $50 each, bearing interest at five  and one-half per cent, per annum and as negotiable on the  market a the best check or the best load of wheat you ever  saw?    It's worth considering.  done away with and now it is either Unionist or opposition������������������  Laurier and voluntary conscription for Quebec. There are just-  two parties or-at least there should be.  Party leaders should not count in this election.    ^Ve want to'  win the war; and to do so we must send* our quota of soldiers.  There are great doings in politics in Vancouver these days.  Some of the heads of the Borden Government has come to the  coast to teach the people the right method to pursue in the  matter of chosing a candidate to represent them at Ottawa.  Party ism has been so deeply rooted into the ordinary individual  that he cannot get away from the old trick of voting for a Liberal,  or a Conservative or a Socialist. According to the present system of government in Canada the two old parties have been  FINE DAIRY  Under Instructions of G. Windebank, Mission City, I will sell by f\MkAuction, at  Windebdnk's Lumber Yards, on  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, 1917  j At 1:30 p. m., sharp  A fine Dairy'Herd of Holsteift and Jersey  strain.  These are an exceptionally fine lot Of cattle.  TERMS:Cash:  J,H,LAWIitiNCE  Auctioneer - Mi.sSi6n City,  Telephone 6503 P. O. Box 623 J1>  ti-tn ABBoTsPORb post; AfeTioii,stt,oti-b. ft. e.J  i  ������.   . nu*���������������- iiiin������������iniiwi..iw.n>w������<ii������u������m'w"   jy ''������������������''���������ww^*lw^l^y'yifrM''^M..JJt.Li*yiJgXlJU_i_iilLL ��������� r^.^  OTS  DISTRICT  Abbotsford and District has done magnificentlv in sendin  ier sons to  or tne ireeaom ana rignts o  %  ritisj  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. O. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. P. Green, killed.  Chas. Wooler,  (Killed)  A.  Witchell   (Killed)  Mf-Mallalue (Killed)   -  R. Hughes (Killed)  ,H. Green (Killed)  O.Kidwell, killed.  John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C. T. McPhee  (KTd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)  D. Campbell,  (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  A. G. Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  Stanley Attwood  H. Arnold.  F. Beale.  Steve Beebe  G. Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed Barrett.  J. Bousfield.  W: Bowman.  A. A. F. Callan.  D. Campbell  J. H. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain.  E. A. Chapman.  Alex. Chisholm  Fred Colbourne  M. W. Copeland.  T. Davis.                  3 'f^'-?"'  &             Roy Mains  T. Donnelly.  ���������  T. Mawson.  J. Downie.  Frank McCallum  A. C. Dudden.  J. McCormack.  Paul Dutase  Kenneth McGilivray.  Andy Ellwood.  ��������� Stewart McGillivray.  ' Wm. Evans  I-I. McKinnoii ���������  Norman Evans  Wm. Mclntyre  Geo. Fadden  P. D. McLagan  A. A. Fermodr.  Matt Nelson.  A. A. Fermor  Jack Parton  S. Finch.  Peter Pearson.  A. F. Flummerfelt  A. Pegram.                -."'',  J. Fraser,  T. Perks.  Ernest Gazley. "  R., Peters.                     -;  Clarence (Gazley.  Major B. Pottinger  '). Geddes.  .  S. Ramsay  E. B. de la Giroday  John Rhodes  Robert Gillen  M. Rhodes.  G. N. Gillett.  Geo. Sharp.  H. Gordon.  Robt. Sim.                   .   -"  G. Gough,  T-I. Skipworth.  H. Green  J. L. Sansom  H.  Grimley.  John Sinclair.  J. Hands.  R. Smart.                              . [���������  G. E. Hayes.  T. Smeeton.  A. Healey.  B. W. Suthern.         -A .  A. Hicks.  A. Teng.                    ' ;������������������.. .-     ������������������.:���������  0. Hicks.  W. W. Thaw  Robt. Higginson  L. Trethewey.  Matt Higginscn.  T. Usher.                   ������������������:��������� j     . !,)���������  A. Hill-Tout.  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Gordon Walters                      '>  Willie Hill-Tout  Harold Walters  R. Hughes.  T. M. Hutton  Thos. Walters  J. Welch.                      "'���������'���������.    :;  C. Hulton-Harrop.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.         e  11. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  A. Williams.  J. 0. Williams.                        ;  Percy Wilson.  Frank Wooler  Manlius Zeigler  S. Knott.  Fred Knox.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird.  Geo. E. Leary  ;  at are we, who are left behind, going to contribute  towards the Canadian Patriotic Fund, as our share,  to equal the sacrifice of those who have died or en-  seas Service  ive a mon  subscr  n THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  saeetiSTMSsmt  M5S  *B������!������m.V!  TT" ' **���������'  YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR OWN  TELEPHONE SERVICE?  Leading telephone engineers have made tin- t'ollowin;  statements:  When speaking into a telephone the best results are obtained with the lips very ulos'e to the transmitter���������just ���������  so that they;do not touch it.    Removing the. lips from the  transmitter has the same'effect as lengthening the line in  U80 as follows:  One inch lengthens tlie line 57 miles.  Two inches lengthens the line :\:i'6 miles.  Three inches lengthens the lii;o .179 miles. .     '  Four inches lengthens (he line .v.l.S miles.  Co-operation by .subscribers is earnestly requested in  everything which will give to Uk-mu BLOTTER AND MORE  EFFICIENT TELEPHONE,SERV'.'CIC.    .  BRITISH COLUMBIA' TELEPHONE Co.  ���������  Limited  \    Our  Groceries   are the  Freshest  >  $8.00   CHIOQUE   GIV.TJX   A1VAY  f'  ' A  number  is  given     with   ��������� every  pound of Mai kin's Tea.  ���������    You might, hold the lucky number.  You need the pound of tea in any  case. Buy now from Albert Lee.  Our   Bread is   the VerylBes  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   Bailer  &?���������  m-\ ������������nT"-T""  ^\  MADK  OX  COUNTKV  Ottawa, ,OcL   ;{l.--CoucliO'l   in   tlie  sf.at.ely   language  of   British   Officialdom,    tho    Governor-Geii&rars    pro-  claniafion  leading out the first class  under   the   Military     Service     Act,  papers   on   October   l.li,   has   made  a  deep impression on   tlie country,     it'  . has  served   notice'    from     coast,     to  j to coast'that all those in the firstclass  j riiust report, for service on or before  'November   1.0.  if��������� application  for"exemption has not been made in their  [jelinlf  by  that. date.        '    The first  clasa  includes all  male British  subjects between the ages of 20 and 34  inclusive   who   were   unmarried   on  ! ..Iuly 0,   191.7, or are widowers, without   children.     For   some   time   the  way   lias   been ' prepared   for  speedy  response to  the call  by the sessions  of   Medical   Boards   throughout, the  country.  BUY YOUR  HAM LARD  SALT  FIS  ETC.  From J. G. COPPING, the Pioneer Butcher,  ���������AHBOTSFORI), 15. C.  We remembered the soldiers last  year before we sold all our apples.  Let us not forget them this year before we sell all the apples. Soo our  letter on this next week.  Kfe^S^.lE\El?M^J*ffl^foW^I?&&  J.'H.-JONES  Funeral Director '  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  ������Phone Connection. Mission City  51 _____ *  c_iu;n  nwraihriTTgH w^ i*n n n^ngsBf  LIVERY, AUTO and  "V1 V TP  STABLES  I). EMERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders  Promptly  Filled  Auto   For  Hire.  Give ns a  call and you will  he used right every time.  ABBOTSFORD,  B.  C.  KHffigj&in_M_SSSE^  m.  IV  CANADA,  ss  137  It will be greatly to the advantage of Canada if the entire quota of 100,000 men to be raised under  the Military Service Act.can be. secured from tho first class; that is, from Ihe men between the ages or ZU  and 34 who were unmarried or widowers without children on July 6th, 1917.  This is almost self-evident for the following reasons:  it is admitted thr', between the ares of 20 and 34, the average man is at the height of his  physical strength and i-, most adaptable to the change of conditions from civilian life;  the military service of unmarried men and widowers without children would ^occasion less  distress than that of most others, since they are largely without dependents.    Also, it would  entail less financial burden for Canada, through separation allowances, etc.  Authorities estimate that, after all proper exemptions have been allowed, Canada should be able to  produce from the first class 100,000 men fit for service, so the drain upon the man power of the country  will not be severe.  Members of Class One will be well advised to present themselves for examination immediately to  the Medical Board in their district. Upon examination as to their physical fitnees, they will be placed in one  of thc following categories: ,  Category A���������if fit for service in overseas fighting units.  Category B���������if fit for service overseas in Army Medical Corps, Forestry Battalion, etc.  Catagory C���������if fit for service in Canada only.  Category E���������if unfit for military service of any nature.  If not placed in Category A, the applicant will know that he is not liable for immediate service, but will  go to the Post Office and send in a claim for exemption with his Medical Certificate attached, when he will receive in due course a certificate of exemption until those in his medical category are summoned for service.  Where a man, who is placed in category A, feels that exemption should be allowed, an application  form can be secured from the postmaster. This form, when filled in, will be forwarded by the postmaster  to the registrar of thc district, and the applicant will be informed by mail as to the time and place for the  ���������   !...".:__    _t  U: l:���������-i: 1���������.   tl.���������   F~���������rr,rx!-;r,r.   Rr,nrrl  Issued by The Military Service Council.  See me now about that Insurance  i  JL���������dLv^a ������    1���������������4*Lv^������  I have a large and splendid . supply",; of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  !  Abbotsford  vVs  ������BB^2Sa������C   i   r*:  E~=������F  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  %  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  Sv tie district, and industries already established. JJj  ^^7==^ ^-==-=-a=r ���������====���������======��������� i ��������� ,', ,, i.  -tzy  if  IO   UIC   ICgmil Cll    V/I    IK*,   U.OHI..I,   Uliw    i,.v.   u|,,,..<.������... -���������      consideration of his application by thc Exemption Board.  jBS^BsasBmsmBSBS^eemiBsam  mmmmwrnxm  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,  PRCPRIETrp  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  *  */*>���������-' * ���������'  ''������i;Mb'/f������-������,    Mt,. ���������"''���������"vvVv'; ������������������<������;", ������������������ ~M.

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