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 1       . _\ft>  V  With which is incorporaSsel "The Huntingdon Star"  nor  Vol. XVIII., No, 26.  ABBOTSFORD. b, c.? Eriday, Nov. 7. 1919  $1.00 per Year  THE AHBOTSKOKD (JHOSTS  WSMMM  Hi  ���������Bi^HB  m M  Wm ''^mSme&5  HHH k;'fflH8BBffwS  WsfflRBm  KS:  K.  C.���������'Ml  IMION1  KurinorH'        Iti-HltlciK'c  10M  AL'TOMOUIliK   HKI'AIUS   und   ACCESSORIES  CAKN   I'OR   HIRE,   DAY   OR   NKJHT  K. K. GARAGE  AimpXSFpllI), ������. c.  EXI'KRT MECHANICS & CARICKUI. DRIVERS  WK 11 AN I) 1,10  Oxy-Acutylrno    Wi'lding  TlrcH,   (illHOlillO   und   ()il������  - (iemiiiU)   Ford   I'urtH ,  anil  All IUiiiIh of KcpuiiH  SATISFACTION  (;UARANTKEI>  OVERLAND  AGENCY   AND  SERVICE  STATION  Dr Robinson Quits  Education Office  Victoria, B. C, Nov. 3.���������Dr. Alex,  ander Robinson's connection with the  . provincial department of education  will cease today. An order-in-coun-  cil giving effect to the severance and  appointing a successor was passed at  this morning's meeting of the Oliver  cabinet. He will be granted a gratuity of three months' salary and a retiring allowance of $133 per month..  His successor will be Samuel .T. VVil-  . )in,. 13. A., at present principal of King  Edward  High   School,  Vancouver.  Dr. Robinson is a native of the  north of Ireland. He came to' British Columbia from Nova Scotia in  1890, and. was principal of public  schools and of high school in Vancouver up to 1898, when he was appointed superintendent of education.  His high standing in education-affairs  was recognized in 19 07 by his election to the presidency of the Dominion  Education Association.  Mr. Robinson belonged to the old  school pf curricula, and was a man  of firm convictions as to policy.  While education under his direction  made rapid strides, in later years hs  was much in the limelight when he  expressed himself as strongly averse  to such educational developments as  domestic science.  Samuel J. Willis received his education at McGill University, Montreal, 1  where he graduated in 19 00, and received his M. A., at Charlottetown,  P.E.I.. where he Jed in classics and  ot McGill tied with his nearest competitor foi the Chapman medal in  classics.  Coming west in 1900 he taught in  the V'.ctoria High School, and later  became principal. In 1915 he was  transferred to the University of B.C.  as professor of classics. With the  resignation of Principal S. W. Mathews at King Edward High School  Mr. Willis was apopinted in his place  on July 4, 1918. Since then he lias  had charge there and has created a  very favorable impression both on  the students and the teaching staff of  tho school.  SUMAS  COURT OP ICE VISION  The Sumas Municipal Council have  set December 10 at 12 o'clock noon  as the day of the Court of Revision  of the voters' list. The reeve, with  Councillors DeLair and Austin will  constitute the. court. -������������������..,  Hearing that the' Land Settlement  Board would be asked to hold their  "dvking moeting oii the lower side of  the lake, the council are sending an  invitation  to  the     board,   that    the  meeting take place in the Municipal  Hall where all previous dyking meetings  have  been   held  ���������  As finally passed the Sumas Motor  Traffic  By-law .limits  the  speed     of  autos in  this district to  20 miles an  hour..   A   reduction  pf  speed  to���������.1.0.  mile per hour is    demanded    when  meeting or passing horse-driven vehicles and 15 when they are passing  other ci.rs.    The-object of the bylaw  is   contained   in. the   clauses   which  stipulate that a full half of the road  width  ciiull  be  given   by  cars  when  meeting, other vehicle s.   ~_ Had this  been   cioi'.o  in  the  past   there  would  have been little cause for the present  restrictions.  VICTORY  LOAN  NOW  REACHES  $208,000,000  Peardonville  Peardonville is to be the latest link  iu the chain of jitneys now growing  through- the valley. Mr. Moody ,maii  carrier on "R. R. "I from Abbotsford  having bought a new car is applying  for a license to establish a jitney service through Pinegrove, Peardonville  and Abbotsford. .  A Cannery.For Huntingdon  A large canning company is said to  be interested in the greater production of raspberries in the Huntingdon  district, now proved to be so favorable i'or these berries. Ten acres next  to the Curtis ranch "will be cleared  this winter and planted next spring  if a contract can be "let for the clear-  'ing.  Abbotsford looks prosperous these  days with all the new settlers coming to.the surrounding country and  doing their business in town here.  The town,now looks in better shape  than it has since 1910, when everybody said it was going to boom.  An   Ohic   girl   who  Bl?:ak above a whisper  offers  of   marriage   in  months.  is uuablo to  has |jad J 17  the  past six  Toronto,  Ont.   Nov.     5th.���������E     .R.  Wood, chairman of the dominion executive of the Victory Loan made tho  following comments    on the success  of the campaign Lo date:  "The campaign is now practically half finished.  The success to date has been due in  large measure to the fact that investors who have so far purchased bonds  have bought more than they did in  previous leans.    The fact that experienced  investors  large    and    small,  have subscribed early and have taken  ruore  bonds than  ever  before,  indicates that they recognize the attractiveness of the Victory Loan as an investment as well as appreciating the  patriotic necessity of cleaning up our  war    obligations    and     maintaining  prosperity.    The total subscribed reported   so   far  aggregate   $208,000,-  000.    It must be remembered  however that this amount includes a very  large proportion of the big subscriptions, available and in order to make  a success of the loan it will be necessary as in previous years, that the  medium and smaller subscribers shall  come  forward    in     great    numbers.  "The   rate  of   interest  carried   by  the bonds namely  5  1-2  per cent Is  same as  on  the  loans issued in  the  dark days of the war,  all pf whi/.'h  loans are selling at substantial premiums. As a'matter of fact, this new  loan   is  particularly  attractive  from  the standpoint of the- small investor  and   one  of  the  gratifying  features  of the campaign has been the readiness with which tlie employees of industries have taken  the loan where  they had the experience    of    buying  previous,loans.    This is Canada's final war effort and it is not only good  business   but  good     patriotism     for  every Canadian to become the owner  of  a  victory  bond.    Let  every  man  and woman in Canada buy-bonds to  the  limit of  their  ability  and  pros-  ]     The ghosts  of   'Hallawc'en, ,   well  [ drilled,   well   dressed  and   of   course  j well .behaved,   were all   gathered   in  I the Alexandria Hall on  Friday evening.     Not terrorizing    nervous    folk  but dancing Lo their amusement,they  appeared  as  fairies    and     brownies,  witches  and  Jack-o'-Lanterng.     Any  other day tliey��������� were school children  but under the direction of their teach  Miss   Herkin's  class  became witches  , with brooms for the nonce, Miss Sax-  ton's  were animated    pumpkins    of  fiery mein arid those under Miss Borden were changed by a spell into tlie  most   delightful   brownies.    All   this  was in tlie school entertainment part  of the concert held  to  make money  for the school  VTctrola.     Intermingled with the drills and dances was a  concert performance given by the music, pupils of the Misses Steede.    Naturally these items' were chiefly pianoforte solos but as-each performer had  recently  passed -the  examination  of  the  Associated  Board  of   the  R.  A.  and  R.   C.   of  Music?,  London,  there  was  both  variety (and  excellence  in  each individual exhibition.      Certificates gained by'^he-pupils in this examination were .presented during the  evening, not one,' of the competitors  failing to pass. ���������',Thc recipients were  Misses  Shirley 'S.'clclon,     V.     Stuart,  Gladys York, Kate    Parton,    Lillian  Ball,   Kitty   Taylor  and   Gwon   Tapp  with   Ace  l-laddrell  and   Harold, Mc-  M enemy.  In Lhe higher division the Misses  Nelson, King a;nid..McMonemy won dis-  .tinction. . -TIA- te'achers'.prizes, for  excellent work were won by Miss leno  King and Miss K. Parton. A feature  of>> this' annual concert now grown  into a tradition, was a toy symphony  rendered by Lhe pupils who made a  tuneful and harmonious medley of  music from toy drums, tin whistles  nightingale warblers kept in order  by the full grown piano and expert  violinist. This performance was as  popular as ever. The audience wa&  pleased to enthusiasm by Mr. Kcalh-  crstoue, who gave violin solos that  were encored with fervor. Ii. is seldom that such skilled execution with  the bow is hoard in the country.  Miss Audrey Mildmay, iho accomplished soprano, made a special visit  from Vancouver Lo give two song::-,  kindly increasing tlie number to four  aL the insistent desire of the applauding audience charmed with her line  voice. There could be no mistake a-  bout the appreciation by the rear end  of the audience of the various items, i  The time-honored clapping of hands  ���������was discarded for whistling, an art i  ever new to youth. The shrill blasts  in discordant semi-tones, ear-splitting and nerve racidng -to sensitive  people were disturbing to the extreme  lo the cultured occupants of tiie Iront  seats who prefer milder expressions  oi appreciation. That all the seals,  front and back, side seats and extra  seats were taken in full was gratifying to the directors of the highly entertaining programme and Lhe Vic-  irola is assured Lo the school.  F5? tyVClb] 1 7 !.-:  Mr. Ralph Gilmoio spent the week  end   in Abbotsford.  Mrs. Martin of Sardis . and    Miss  Martin of Acton, Ont., came down foi  tiie sale of work on Saturday and alsi  spent Sunday in Abbotsford.  Mr. and, Mrs. B. B. Smith have  been in Vancouver this week.  Mr. I-Iadrell and the two small boys  are  in Saskatchewan' on  business.  iUi5'.s  Florence   McPhee   is   having  holidays now.   ��������� "���������  Mr. George Hayes has arrived In  Abbotsford.' For a long time manj  people heret bought he was dead, and  in fact he had heard himself that he  was dead; but back to Abbotsford he  has come as large as life, and all are  glad to see him looking real well.  Mr. Sansom, who'has been in the  north for the summer has returned to  Abbotsford and is working for the B'  c e: R.  Mr. Sutherby. is in New Westminster this week.   .  Rev. Mr. Robertson attended a  meeting in  Cloverdale  this   week.  Mr. Gephart, .father of Charlie  Gephart at Peardonville died recently  in the Eastern States. The remains  is bc'ing sent home for interment.  Tho Wilkinsons    from    Chilliwack  spoiitSunday with Mr."and Mrs. Pace  a(. St. Nicholas.  'The Ladies' Aid met at the home of'  Mrs. Mclnncs on    Wednesday    afternoon.    There was a good attendance  'Arrangements are being talked of for  j painting the Presbyterian church���������ii  requires a new-coat.  Mr.  Sidney    Woolgar    spent    the  week end with the Zeigler family. ,  The concert given last Friday night  by the Misses Steede and the lady  school teachers was a great success  everything went off splendidly and  the hall was crowded. $104.00 was  taken in.  Miss Lulu Zeigler spent Thursday in  Vancouver.       '-,.'"  The sale of work by he Presbyterian Ladies Aid was the greatest sue-''  cess this year over any other year.  Everybody worked and the donations  were many. The conveners report  that altogether $252.00 were taken  in, as follows:    '. ��������� '  Mrs. Mc'Master, Candy...' $   22.00  11.25  116.15  65.3*5  37.15  Mrs. Thomas, homecooking ..  Mrs. McGowan, fancy work ..  Mrs. Zeigler, plain sewing....  Mrs. Whitchelo, cafateria -...-  Total  $252.00  A Womans' Auxiliary of the Great  War Veterans Association was organized last Monday night in the Alex-  andria,hall. Owing- to the inclemency of the weather there was not as  large an ' attendance as would have  otherwise been. Another meting will  be held Monday nighl. ' Officers were  appointed' for two months.  The instalment phm for tho purchase of, Victory Bonds, is a great  been to thrifty working' people.  iTSHssnssassE  TAKEN OVER OYMRLAM)  AGENCY KOK THE DISTRICT  pec five savings  of  months."  lhe    next     ten  Messrs Wright and Johnson in  Abbotsford Garage say they arc  ing.a rushing business.  the  do-  A Jittle girl once said she was certain she did not gel her Lemper from  lior mother, for her mamma sliLl had  here.  Mr. C. Spring of the K. K. Garage  has  taken ,,:;   xzfiflfl'fii  vbgkqjj  whose advertisement appears elsewhere, has taken over the Overland  Agency for this district and will  do his best to interest intending purchasers, of cars in this new car which  sells at a very reasonable figure.  Mr. Spring will also conduct a service station for Overlands in .connection, with . his garage, which he. has  brought up to date since he has taken it over. ,  In connection with the bazaar held  in Lhe Presbyterian church Mrs. J. A.  McGowan who had charge of the  fancy work Look in $1.00.15 and deserves great credit for the way she  worked; as does also Miss Helen McCallum who devoted a lot of time to  making tlie store 'a: success. Mrs.  John McCallum, who has left the district, was a .very generous giver to  the store before she left.  Miss Helen McCallum  City at present.  is at Mission  Mr.   J.  have sold  P.   Kir lotU:  out part of  "If!  hi:  reported  to  business.  Did we see a painter sizing up  post office building this morning  the  Everything in Infants', Childs' Boys'  Girls', Men's and Women's Leather and  Rubber Footwear. Positively the best  assorted Stock of dependable Footwear in  the Fraser Valley, and bear in mind these  Goods are direct from the Eastern Manufacturers, purchased last April, and just  now delivered, so there is no jobbers' profits to pay, and tlie same goods at wholesale to-day are from $1.00 to $3.00 a pair  higher than the prices I bought them.  Infants'Soft Soled Slippers and Bools, size 00 to 'i a pair  25c������  Child's Tan or Black Lace Hals, every pair guaranteed to wear  sizes   5 Vfc   to   10,  a   pair    , ������O Q6*  Girls' Strap Slippers G. M and Patent, sizes 7 to 10 for g*> 50 UIJ-  Misses School  Boots,  Box Calf and G. M.  Bals, sizes  11  to 2,-  a paIr      $3.50  Youths' Sluiffer Boots,  Tan  1  piece with everwear soles    of  ! Elk  guaranteed to wear, sizes 11 to 13 M>, a pair  ffiO rrr  Bo^' ] t0 c  ; $4.25  Boys' Split Blucher, sizes 1  to fl, special, a pair \ U������2| 95  Rubbers  in   Hip and   Knee  and   Thigh,   from    ���������������������������-$5 50  Ladies Fine Dongola Slippers, sizes 3 to 7 for $������2 95  Ladies'   1   Strap Slippers,  a special   lot at S4 FJJ  Ladies' Oxford I'M ne Don go la, all widths, sizes 2 */2 to 7 at $LA KQ  Special, about twenty pairs Ladies' Fine Bals and Button in Patent  Tan, Metal and Calf, sizes"2 ',A to 0, regular up to $8 for ���������-$4,95  Ladies' Fine Boots of every description in Tan, Chocolate and Fine  Kids.  Men's Special Hard Wearing Boots in Black and Tan Elko, and Calf  Williams make, sizes 0 to 11  for ....:.... .....Q!"7 OO  Get your Boots here and get satisfaction.  Dressmaking,   lino   and   plain   .sewing  by a capable  and  qualified  dressmaker.���������Inquire   all   Dry Good* Department.  IJ. C. Phone, 4  Fanners' Phone 1007  -.". ~.i.,^*.iJ PAGE TWO  THE ABBOTSFORD POST"  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  '    Published Every Friday  J. A. Bates, Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER .7-, 1919  SFCOW DAILY -TRAIN  SERVICE INAUGURATED -IN  B. (.  '"'' ' The opening' of Lhe new terminal of the Canadian Nationa.  with its daily train service marks another step in the growth an*,  progress of 'the ���������province. It was only 'when Lhe Canadian Pa  cificfouiul its terminal at what is now Vancouver did the Main  land of Lhe province begin -to do business, since which time i-  has been our pride and our boast to see grow up on the Pacific  coast mainland one of the finest provinces of the Dominion, ant.  with rapid'si rides. Now that a second daily train service hat  been inaugurated through districts not touched by Lhe first rail;  way the province should make within the next quarter ol m  century double strides with a'termius at Vancouver of a city o;  a million of people.  The new daily train service of the Canadian National gives  the south side of the Fraser .equal advantage with the north aim  with its present good-start the'progress on the south side of thfc  Fraser should- be even more rapid 'than that fo the north, as it  has now greater railway facilities.  ., The C. N. R. has been and" will be as great a factor in the  development of the province as has the C. Pi R... as we are only  beginuing'to see and find out about British Columbia. The name  of the late'Sir Richard McBride, and his colleagues will be linked  with the institution of the second daily transcontinental as much  as the name of the late Sir John A. Macdonald was with that oi  the Canadian Pacific Railway; and there are probably good old  Grits in British Columbia who today see no more necessity fo-  the second transcontinental than did the good old Grits of Ontario see.for building up into the great ''sea of mountains" ovei  thirty years ago. There are other political comparisons too-  just ask John Oliver.  GIVING SIR HEXRY A MINT ���������    ���������  The,daily paper published in the morning has been handing  out a couple of hints how that poiiticia*,-. should'handle'his department at Ottawa, in order to make i:: meet the requirements  of the province of British Columbia in particular. We sincerely hope the Sun will have more success with Sir Henry Draytoii  than this paper has had with the premier- of this province, into  whom we have been trying to inoculate a little good roads sens  for several years now. We don't seem to make much progress  However, Sir-Henry is a politician with, great business experience and has already been counted among the successful men.  The daily paper announce that Dr..Robinson, has been relieved of ..his job with, three months' pay and and a pension  It is over twenty years ago that he took the .position of superintendent of Education i'or the province ot British Columbia anC  during that length of time he has befrionded many a teacher o?  this'province,-now in the profession and many out of the profession in other walks of life, all of whom will regret to see hin  shelved by the present government. The growth of the B. C  school system required that a firm hand should control the affairs of education, but we believe the verdict of all will ever b:  that while firm, Dr. Robinson was at least fair and no teachei  ever suffered at the treatment meted out by the late superintendent of education for British Columbia. When if is considerec  that there is trouble in over half of tlr-- school sections of the  province at least once a year or more and that it finds its way  to the department of education, the position is no sinecure, especially when that is only a part of the duty cf a superintendent  Twenty years is a long time to hold such an important position.  Statistics furnished by the Finance Department at Ottawr  i'or the six months ending September 30th, 1919 show a moa?  encouraging state of affairs, even though there has been a dp  crease in Canada's total trade as compared with the same sb  months of 1918. The total value of Canadian trade, export anc  import from April 1st to Sept. 30th. 1918 was $1,087,232,880:  and for the same period in the present year $1,054,657,462 o;  $32,575,418 less. But the,chief drop was iu the value of imports  Exports fell only $11,329,805 as' compared with the 1918 totals  When it is remembered that last year the war was still in pro  gress and Canada was exporting munitions that ceased to ly  made- so soon as the armstice was signed, the decrease in exports is surprisingly low. ft is clear that our exports of a permanent character, both agricultural and of manufactured commodities, must have risen above even those of the war period.  Canada therefore has maintained a great, overseas markei  for something more than supplies/which she has an opportunitj  of ..permanently holding. But this market was only rendered  possible by tlie credits-furnished to Great Britain and Europeai  countries. Unless the Canadian people by a generous oversubscription to the :1919 Victory Loan, furnish tlie capital whereby  these credits and this vast trade can be maintained, the same  'period of 1920Will show a shrinkage that cannot be restored.  \ Governments Hire people put off the evil day as long as possible'in'inany..instance's., and while- the Dominion government  as at present constituted may think that the question of gratuities is not an important one.yet we believe the soldiers of Vancouver expressed-a thought which ���������!: put into action would settle  the matter just right and to suit the people of Canada. What  they said was something like this,' 'we will help to put this loan  over, and another one for ourselves', which means that a seventh  loan���������a. loan to pay gratuities���������would suit the soldiers and settle  the matter/ The politicians should take warning that this is  a.question that has had already much thought by the people of  Canada, and the verdict favors the soldiers' wishes.  /ictory Loan 1919 Is Bridge  Between War and Peace. '  Agricultural    and , Industrial     Prosperity  of Canada"  Depends on  -'���������   Success  of  I he   Loan.  Why is it necessary to have another  Victory .Loan? Havcyou heard ibis  juery?     Or have'you asked  it?  The Victory Loan ol this year  stands out as the bridge between war  md r>oa'ce.. The war is over. Our  boys won that.-. The reconstruct h>"  period is dawning and we at home  mist  win  that.  Much of the money that Canada  is asking for will be needed to clean  up the war debt.. 'The expenses of  demobilization were heavy, and there  is still much'of il unpaid.. Now that  our men are back, let it. hot be said  that we' repudiated tlio debt for  bringing (hem, back.  The sick and wounded soldiers still  in hospitals are expecting that Canada will care for them and tlieir dependents until they have been returned to health and strength. . The  hospital services, must be maintained  at full strength as long as there are  returned   men  needing attention.  Many men through disability arc'  unable "to return to their pre-war  occupations. The Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment is doing a fine work in training returned  ioldicrs in trades and professions  .that they can earn a living at, and  is following up the training and see-  ing^ that they obtain remunerative  ���������employment. The maintaining of this  branch of reconstructive service calls  for much funds, and-the Victory Loan  will be used to pay for it as well as  the other purposes.  .Under the -Soldiers' Land Settlement Act, enough money is lent to  returned soldiers lo enable them to  buy and stock a farm., -.This money  will be' repaid at a low rate of interest. The soldier is thus given a  chance to re-instate himself in civil  life, and production' is given a boost.  Of the total amount of the forthcoming loan, '$24,000,000 has been  apportioned to finance these soldier-  farmers.  Pensions to the "disabled and dependents of oiir glorious'deatf, as well  as the authorized gratuities will be  other ' items' on the expense sheet.  These are some of the obligations  owing to the .returned soldier who  is  now  in health.  The maintaining of Canada's prosperity is an important reason why the  Victory Loan should be a smashing  success. The money is needed to  finance the credits to overseas countries so'that they may continue their  trade relations with ifs. If Canada  cannot give these credits other countries will, and then Canada will lose  all that great overseas trade that has  been the mainstay of our agricultural  and  industrial  life for so long]  As an investment Victory Bonds are  eminent. Paying 5 y2 per cent., selling above' par on the open market,  and guaranteed by the Dominion���������-  what further reason can you have  for hesitating? The Victory Loan  1919 ought to be- oversubscribed,  and all right-thinking citizens will do  their utmost to see that such'a rer:  suit is obtained.  LEVELS   CRITICISM  AT  EXAMINATION SYSTEM OF B.C.  Criticism of the public school examination system was voiced by. Dr.  J. G. Davidson at the annual meeting  of the Canadian club, held in the  Board of Trade rooms in "Vancouver  this- week. Dr. Davidson declared  the present system did not develop  the imaginations of the pupils; it  simply used their wonderful memories.  Premium   for   Pure  lived  Hams  Any snoop raiser who purchases a  pure bred registered ram of any recognized l.rced recorded in the Canadian National Live Stock records or  eligible for such registration for use  'n his own flock, and who has not  orfivlously used a pure bred registered ram shall be entitled to the annua! premium of ir'o.OO for two con-,  secutive years provided he w ill comply with the regulations specified in  Pamphlet No. \l9.    ���������  It lias boon .decided that the best  way to prove the value of purebred  rams is to help every sheep raiser  who has not previously used a pure  bred ram, to use his own flock for  demonstrating the value of this practice. There/ore the Dominion Department of Agriculture will grant  !o bona fU'l'e applicants who comply  vvilh Uie above mentioned regulations  a sum fo $5.00 annually, for two  y.:-'?irs, for each pure bred' registered  ���������shall be permitted to receive for more  than four rams. Regular forms to  ho used in making applications under  thirl policy are to be found in the  back of Pamphlet No. 19.  A smile comes -naturally when we meet our friends and  acquaintances face to face, in our offices, at our homes or  on the street. And why should it not when the' wiresjrf  the'telephone bring a caller to us?  Make your hello greeting genial, an answer that tells  just who is talking, and a tone Unit reflects both interest  and attention.       '  , ���������  BRITISH COLUMBIA, 'TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  Stomach Troubles  Acute indigestion, chronic constipation are only forerunners of uall  Stones, etc. Get Hcpafola, it will  correct these and make life worth  living   ($n.5()   treatment.).  Sole  Manufacturers  MRS. GEO. S, ALMAS  52-1   -Jib  Avenue,  North,  rfaskalooon  Wm. Atkinson  General Auctioneer and  Live  Stock   Specialist.  Dr.G.A.Pollard  Dentist  ������|-J(- HASTINGS Street, W.  (Over  C.lMt.'T/ck.   &  Tel.  Olllces)  VANCOUVL'll        -        n.o.  Jt is always well to write or phono  Tor   appointment!)   ..  BaTscgggaggmgrv niniim  L. DASHWQ0D-;JONES.  BARRISTER  and   SOLICITOR  I      309 EngSTS'Bidg'. Vancouver  \        Ce������iB5������l, J. Milton Price.  23 years among the Stockmen of  the Fraser Valley. Am lamilar  with the'different breeds of live  stock and their values.  ' Address all cornmunications to  Box M Chilliwack, 13. O*  'IN J^:  Funeral  Director  AGENT   FOR   HEAJDSTONES  Phone Connection. Mission City  MODELS WILL BE IN SHORTLY  I w  To see them as there are some fine improvements, such as:  New Type Spring Hangars.   *  New Type Upholstery.  New Type Dashboard Arrangement  The enamel is baked on this season.  _%-  We are running our new Garage at the  south end of Home A venue next week.  &������i  CHEVROLET and DODGE AGENTS  Vfe  *:  Bfepw^J^rari^-J  mssswssm.  KSKSfe^H������flsaflwTOW  ys\ IS*  TIIE ABBOTSFORD POST  PAGE three  sss  mitttm  Account Books  V:" /��������������������������� For Farmers  Plugging  the    leaks,     preventing'  waste and . keeping, careful. track ol  the cost of production, is becoming  more and more a necessary-part ol  the successful-farmers'--life. .There  was a time "when' the-bookke'epin::  farmer was the exception, to-day  nearly, every farmer keeps books,  more or. less.c'omplete., There is no  line of business or-'industry in which  the time'"required for -keeping books  yields a greater' 'return ' than -'on  the  fdrin! The .average farm has so many  sources of income ana such a variety  of avenues of outgo that, carefully  kept books offer the only means of  distinguishing the profitable''' from  tlie;.unprofitable lines of . endeavor.  Then there is the matter of invent-  oiy.'in many cases the wealth of a  farm multiplies on' the farm, many  i farmer, -whose hank ��������� account  iliows no increase at the end of, a  /car- has made a, sub?;initial profit  hat. is represented in the increased  lbldings'" of stock, grain or'chattels  V\ the other hand it is, doubtful il  my  business- offers as many  opp'or-  tuuiLies for erroneous ideas of proilL  btcause you'do not have t.o pay chsu  for some of Lhe food you consume  dyj not; prove Lhal. it did not. cost  anything. There, may be more cash  on hand Iu the bank'and still a. heavy  Iobs on the year's operations. An'inventory, carefully1 balanced al stated  intervals i slhis only way a farmer  has of felling exactly how much he  ha;- to show for liis- labor during a  given period. .There arc several rea-.  sons why' every farmer should keep  books to liud the cost, profit or loss  on any one line of endeavor is one  god   reason   but   there   are   others.  been paid fo farmers Lhal, would have  been paid to iarmers by. tiie insurance companies remains unpaid because after the fire the farmer'had to  depend 'on memory and failed to remember articles that .were lost. How  many farmers, if Lhey were wiped out  by lire could correctly inventory their  loss from memory. /Then there is  the case,of the farmer doing business'  wiih other business men, should be  wisli to sell his farm, lrow- much  easier if is to arrive1 at a fair price  for the property,and how much easier  it is Lo sell Lhe place if the vendor  csin show Lhe prospective,buyer Lhal  *   j u ,  i  'F you have $100 in the Sayings  Bank it will I pay you 3 per  cent, interest, or  $45.00.  ye  F you take that  avm  m  ������  ank and invest  pay you 5% -pe  r  ana  <y������  .1  4  ime. time, q>o^  ^'HSm  i*;jJr  Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee  in co-opcrat ion with the Minister of Finance  of the Dominion of Canada.  624  j Lli'-i farm  is at. prosenl   paying a-falr--  { profit. o������ LIk. price asked.  llo'w; many  firm  sales,have fallen  througl.i simply   because the-vendor    could     not,  ���������prove that-he was making a profit. 11��������� '  the Lvont, ol.a I'arnicr wanting to bor-:  row'some  money   from   a   loan- company'or'a   chartered   bank,   how   it,  sinipliofios . matters   if. he   can   show  (he   manager   of   the   corporation   a.  '(���������rjiuplete-siatemenf of  what   he possesses and ol" what his,farm has earned in a given number of year:>.  The Merchants Hank    of    Canada  have   adopted'.a  very   practical   way  of helping to popularize the keeping  of books by farmers by issuing..five  of  cost,   lo' fanners  who  ask   for-it  a book, that is the last, word'in co;ir  densed  and  simplified     farm     bookkeeping and yet, is.complete enough  to show at a glance, the cost of pro-.,  duct ion,   (he   profit   or   loss   on   any  particular line such.as stock, grab',  or   vegetables,   while   the   inventoiy'  can  be quickly balanced fo show    a  man's total possession, total increase  total cost and total profit.  When  a .man keeps  one  of  these  books,, his   worries   over   filling   out  an  income tax report are at an end  :  for   the  book  not only  shows' what-,  the income is but also- gives epxlicit  instructions on how to make but thev  required  papers.    This     great    arid'  grcwing'financial institution deserves  considerable   credit, for   getting   out  such  a complete, and    useful    book  printed on  good paper in a convenient size for .everyday, use.    Any farmer can secure-one of these books by.,.  simply, asking for it at any branch of  the Merchants Bank of-Canada; and.,  for  the  convenience of  the  farmers  of the Fraser Valley an arrangement  has -recently  been     made     whereby  copies  of these books  will be-made  available, without cost to any -bona-:.;  fide  farmer who,applies  forgone a.t  the .Market  building  at. New  Westminster on Friday  morning pf each  week.- ���������     .    /      ���������  Credits   Must Be   Established  for Sale of Surplus Products;.  ..   :   .   ; . _    .._  ���������    ,_1(i>_;,_. .  Success of  Victory   Loan   1������8������ [Will  Insure Stendj  MaiUots  for Farmers.   '   ���������  It takes some six bushels of wheat  Lo feed the average person in.Canada  annually. Roughly, therefore, lhe  eight million people hero .consume  about 50,000,000 bushels each year.  But even in a poor year Lhe crop is  some five, times that. amount, -and  the surplus must bo sold if the fanners are Lo gel a return for,, their,  time and labor. But the sale of the  crop must be financed. Great.Britain,,  which.provides oui greatest market,  has not the ready cash; and,so Canada must find means of raising the  money. Hence the Victory Loan 19 I a.  In view, of Lhe fact that the-prosperity of the Dominion is dependent  to a considerable extent upon , the  sale of her surplus".grain theneces-  ciiy of the money being, forthcoming  is patent.. -!���������  Your dollar may be the last straw  that sweeps lhe Victory Loan over  the top. Would you.takethe chance  of making it a failure?  Lend your money that your pay  envelope may be always filled, as will  follow the success of Lhe Vicioiy  Loan.  Victory Bonds are the fodder that  beeps the machinery of Canada's industrial world tunning at-full speed.  E. W.  Bigelow  IJarrister, Etc.  At J. A. CATHERWOOD*S  Every   Friday  Phones:  Mission 1503  Long Distance:   Pt. Coquitlam  Phone 80  'CASCARET3" WORK  WHILE YOU SLEEP  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish Liver and Bowels-���������,  Take Cascarets tonight.,,  Furred Tongue,' Bad Taste, lEdigea  tion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches  come  from  a   torpid   liver   and  clogged, bowels, whic-b. .cause your. atom-.,  ach   to   become   filled   with   undigested.,  food, which sours and ferments like gar-,  bage in a swill barrel.   That's the first,  step to untold misery���������indigestion,-. foul;  gases,  bad  breath, yellow . skin,'.rdeatali  fears,   everything that is horrible . and  nauseating.    A  Cascaret   to-night  will  give your constipated bowels a thorough;  cleansing  and  straighten   you   out   by  mornimj.   They work white you sleep^���������  a 10-cent box'from your druscgisf. will  keep you feeling good for mdullis. ...'.' ^  I5AGE KOUJl  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,   ABBOTSFQRP, B.  G>  -^  TI:iAN':tJIE BEEF, PORK, VEAL and other'"Fresh Meats  Purchased from  WHITE & CARMICHAEL  "'   Successors to C. Sumner ..   '     ;  O1V.I0 US A TRIAL FOR A MONTI.! AND'BE CONVINCED  .   Abbotsford, B.C.  C.    1'lione.   'I I.  ������������������"���������armor's"  Phone  '1)01  License  No. !):t2������2������  TAYLOR & HUMPHREY  (Late Henderson  & Taylor)  CIVIL LJNGiNKJSKS & SURVEYORS  Uox 11 Abbotsford. 13: C. Phone 3 IX  Send   your   address   to  "T.' M. TIBBUT  Agent   for ,the  Aladdin Lamp  Si  ^yy^^gpMlinfflfci  ffnrfr ht.' ii n 'BiiiTiT**'^ha*a**1^"*^  IBBOEinB3������VHaBJlKaK?KWKa������ra3>BB������������oa  y  should  Your Buildings  cent more' than  increased.  sasmsescx  -irrriiiJ������i^1-LMumi������^^'1. ^'"M  against .Fire.     Because   rebuilding   costs   100   per  a  few   years   ago.     Yet  insurance   rales   have  not  The  XO  YOU THE JUDGE, and'LEE THE  "Blessings on the man who makes good  Bread'" is������the'universal sentiment"of our  customers who,have enjoyed the pure food  bread from this store for years.      - ���������  HAVE YOU done all your preserving for  this season.' It may be a cold hard winter.  We have the sugar and the fruit for you.  ���������H.'O. HARTLEY, Abbotsford/B.  K<>pirse:i'.'ng  Hoard  Companies  Only  c.  FARMERS'-BUSIN  For the past 55 years, this Bank lias given particular attention to the business of Fanners.  We have helped many over the rough places, and have  aided many more to the highest plane of success.  We are prepared to extend you'every aid within legitimate banking practice. Come in at any time, you are always welcomed.  Thousands of farmers who bank exclusively with this  institution have done so since their beginning. Then  Banking connection is for life, yet the only bonds that bind  them to this Bank are the ties of service, progressiveness,  promptness and sound advice.  THE MERCHANTS BANK OF GANA  Mission City  Established 1864  Branch *'��������� J.  v.  ROCHE', Manager.  ���������/"  zory  0'soldier who fought in  France and Flanders with  the Canadian Corps was doing  his full duty unless he was at all  times prepared to go the limit;  to pay with his life, if there  was need of it, for the victory  of the principles he was fighting for. No one who stayed at  home does his today unless he  is prepared to give up his last  dollar if it is required to discharge Canada's debt to tlie  men who, by fighting for her,  .were disabled for life; to the  widows and orphans of her  glorious dead; and to the returned men who need work  provided that they may reestablish themselves and their  homes. Canada's honor to her  own sons is at stake with the  success or failure of the  Victory Loan.  .   Canada must not fail!  ���������'     VICTOR AV. ODLUM,  ]'.iii<j.-0<.,:i<MV1l.  Vii-'O-Cli.-ili-niiin   IM-ovinci.-il   Committee.  No Mission Traffic  Yet in Sight  Al I lie regular meting of the council i.hG ladies, of lhe dislrk-L arranged  I'or lhe-use of the hall for November.  \2 when Lhoy will consider the ad-  visalnlify ol forming a local Women's  Int-li'uLe for Lhe dial rid ol ML. Lehman.  A pleasant, welcome was accorded  Lo Councillor Keay on taking his'seat  again aL Lhe council Labia on Salur-  day after many weeks' illness.  A resident of Bradner complained  in a letter of the continual trespass  of a herd of caltle which could not be  kept out of Lhe writer's.clearing. The  fences had been broken again and a-  gain. After "considering lhe matter  the council here again felt that a  pound  bylaw .was required.  [-"rc'micr Oliver has communicated  with Mr. I'\ AV. Peters, general super-  iuicndeni'of the C. P. ft. on Lhe urgent need for a passenger bridge over  the Fraser aL Mission. Various suggestions including an overhead vehicular bridge, a "wing bridge'-' and the  planking, of   the     present     railroad  .rack, were mentioned by the Prem-  cr. but the superintendent decided  JiaL noiiG of tliem are feasible. So  ihfc ferries will continue Lo ply.  " A much smaller bridge, one near Lhe  Stewart ranch looms just as large before the people just now, for a removal van fell through it a few days  ago. and again it gave way under a  horse. Mr. S. H. Clarke, secretary  of lhe Clayburn G. W. V. A. petition  ed the council by letter for its immediate repair as the land is now being taken up by many ex-military settlers. Councillor Phinney reported  that, arrangements had already been  made for the repair of Lhe defective  crossing. :  Correspondence read before the  council showed that their petition  had been successful in asking for a  training farm to be chosen in Matsqui, as about half way between a-  gos'jiz and the Colony Farm. The  government will use the Hygienic  Farm for this purpose: '���������  ,  The B.C.E.R. spur aL Clayburn will  receive attention says Superintendent  Elson as soon as particulars are given  by the council. It looked as if a clerical error had put "square" for 'spurf  and as both  are at Clayburn,  there  best,  Lamp   to  be had  JtEMEMBEIt  A   (rial   means   No    Expense.  TROUBLE.        NO OBLIGATION  ABBOTSKOIUD,   B.   C.  was  confusion . witlioul  fault'of  Lhe  company.  When' Lhe big power line from  S'-ave Lake to..Bellingham was built  'through Matsqui' by the Western  Power Co. a condition-of the franchise, was made by the council that  liijbL and power be supplied lo Lhe  farmers along Lhe  route.  .Financial stringency and abnormal  conditions in the war years have prevented the .company carrying out.  Lhese condilions, Lhough repeated requests have been made. Now the  people are determined to get .those  modern facilities. Tlie company, intimating Lhal revenue ' from this  source would not pay interest on the  cost of installation suggest that the  case be laid before Commissioner Rc-  taliack under the Public Utilities Aci  After careful consideration of the  solicitor's letters the council appointed a committee of the reeve and  Councillors Phinney and Aisluto take  what action they found advisable to  wardscsecuring electric light and  'power for the municipality.  Applications for the municipal as-  sessorship were received    from    the  Soldiers' Settlement Commission, but  were too late to be considered as Mr.  Stevenson was appointed at the last  meeting at.a salary of $4 00. Tax ar-  ! rears  and  current  rates  have  come  jip so satisfactorily that the collector  ! was able to report all bills and notes  1 paid off and a balance to the good.  ' The roads will  benefit by extra appropriations   to' that  extent  of  half  ', the tax arrears received.  A delegation from the School Board  met' the council to consider a joint  procedure in' planting trees, round  the' municipal hall and adjoining the  , school grounds the plan to be part oi  a scheme of memorials to the heroes  of the war.  Councillor Melander and    Trustee  Jackson were entrusted finally    with  the purchase and planting of suitable  trees at once.'    Trees will be obtained  fiom  the Aldergrove nurseries il  thev are found,to be suitable.  I      Another difficulty of less harmonious  solution ' was   discussed   by  the  two   bodies.     Sale   of  a  part  of  the  Matsqui school  grounds was     undei  way by the council, when the School  Board sent in an objection.     A previous board had requested that this  unused portion  be    sold,    and    the  council were acting on  this request.  When they discovered that the pres-  ; enf board  were unwilling to release  \ the property, the council suggested a  ���������i joint meeting, which    somehow    did  not mature.    The sale then proceeded but cannot be consummated with-  ' out the beard's permisison. The trustees suggested that the council migii>  i conclude the sale, turn over the pro-  ! coeds and give the board title to the  i remainder without expense to them,  j \\ hen both parties arc assured that  : no slight pr difference was intended  on either side, the difficulty will    be  easily adjusted.    Evidence was overwhelming that both board and council were acting in the best interests  of- the ratepayers and the present- impasse is due only to want of sufficient,  explanation.  ���������A good sign'of the progress of the  district came out in the recent board  meeting when it was decided that an  ertra room must be furnished in the  Matsqui High School to accommodate  new-, scholars. Application to the government for permission to engage an \  assistant' principal has been received  favorably and will be acted upon im-  mediately.  License  No.   8-88538  License  No.   5-1088  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  See me now about that Insurance  LIFE  o  I  0  Etc.  I have a large and;;splendid  supply  of. _  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices. ,  Finest quality.  Abbolsfcid  exanaria  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished -  Thoroughly Modern  M-   MURPHY,   PRGPRIET;  HUNTINGDON.  B   C.  >n  ---BUILDING   LARGER  AGAIN  Messrs King-Beach Manufacturing  Company have started the erection of  another addition to their building of  90 by 120 feet, which will probably  be used for a boiler room.  IL'very year this firm adds an addition to their already large establish-  mc-nt, which, shows that their business must be growing, also that they  have faith in tlie district.  Mr. J. I']. Hayes has taken over Mr  F. Brown's fruit ranch.  American investors are subscribing  to Canada's Victory Loan. The know  a good tiling^  On the claim that it is "Cheaper Advertising" than  newspaper advertising, a good many unnecessary adver-  i Using schemes are sold to business men.  The plans for buying are usually made in the home at  the warm fireside, not.when the family is on an amusement jaunt.  Supplementary advertising includes  outside of newspaper advertising.  all  advertising  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months.  Get them at BATES' PRINTING .OFFICE.  ^ESSSSXSSSS^^jr^viK^r^^^^a^f^tuv^-^tssa.

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