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 Victoria, B.  O.   ,  Provincial Library,  tf-Mfl  I?'  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Staa"  Vol. IX., No, 6.  ABBOTSFORD,   B, C,,'FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1914  $1.00 per Year.  i.y-iUA*  r  ���������*\  it  That's what you pay for and that's what you get  by  dealing* with us.    We will   always make  a point to secure the best the market    can    supply  us   in  Groceries, Fruits, Cannes  Prompt and careful delivery service  to   all  .   parts of town.    ,  We   are   ALSO 'Agents, for  Purity Flour;    We also  handle Five Roses, Royal Standard and B. and K. Flours  A LETTER OF THANKS  The following letter from Mrs. Mc-  Lagan, fro.m tlie Belgiam Consul at  Vancouver speaks for itself:  "Vancouver, B. C. Nov. 2.  Mrs. McLagan;  Abbotsford, B. C.  Dear Madam ���������/..  1 was much pleased to hear that,  your kind work in getting up a Bene-  lit concert for the ' Belgian " Relief  Fund was such- a-great success, and  on . behalf of the-nation 1 havethe  honor to represent, I ,thank you both,  as also the residents of -your community i'or thb' help thus afforded  to a people, sadly in need of assistance:'  Your donation of $200 will without  doubt provide some necessary comforts to those destitute families during the -bitter months of the coming  winter. I am sure it will please you  to think that' while enjoying the safety and happiness of your own fireside this Christmas, some homeless  family is provided with, food and clothing, and is'- that .day thankful the  unknown hand stretched out to help  them from far off Canada.  Let us hope by then we may all  sing with thankful hearts:  "Peace on earth, good will towards  men."   '      ���������';..'  and that the world may again be united in mutual friendship and respect  Yours truly,  JOHN M. WHITEHEAD  Consul of Belgium  In a letter to the editor of this paper the Belgian.'. Consul says that  $12,0.00 has befc^iii.collected,''and-that  the' amount will be ,used for the purchase of,'goods in..British Columbia  which are to be shipped to Montreal  next week. ��������� "-,.  PATRIOT!C'CONCKKT AT  MT. LEHMAN WNE SUCCESS  PEKSONALS  HALLOWE'EN PARTY WAS  A MOST HAPPY EVENT  The X'utriotic Concert Given in Municipal    Hull Attracts a   Large  . Crowd of Merrymakers  ��������� A Patriotic Concert and Ball in the  Municipal Hall under the'auspices of  the Matsqui Council on Friday evening, Oct. 30th, was a very successful  affair and considering " the stormy  evening was well attended.  Reeve Merryfield in opening- the  concert, in a shcrt address stated the  object of the concert and that the  proceeds of the evening would be contributed to the ~ Canadian Patriotic  Fund, and hoped those present* would  have an enjoyable' time. " ,'  'A programme was ably rendered of  songs, recitations'and instrumental  music. Among those contributing being Mrs. Hulbert, Miss Reid, Miss  Bell, Miss Adams, Messrs Marsh,  Wooler, Hulburt and Phillips; also a  chorus by the pupils' of' the Duna'ch  school, "of patriotic songs, which1 were'  well received.  , During the programme an able and  interesting address was given by Mr.  Alex. Cruickshank of Clayburn, setting forth the' deep laid' plans of Germany, previous to the present conflict  and contrasting the system of autocracy in that country as" against "democracy in Britain. ���������  At the conclusion of the address a  hearty vote of thanks was tendered  to Mr. Cruickshank.  Refreshments were served immediately after the concert from the well  filled baskets provided by the ladies  ���������after'"which the. floor/was cleared -tor  the ball which was thoroughly enjoyed by all", breaking up at- 3 o'clock  when those present returned to their  homes well pleased with the evening  spent:  The net proceds of .th concert and  ball was1 $50.00, which was turned  over to Mr. James Gibson, secretary- j  The W. C T. U. met at Clayburn  Monday of this week.  Rev. W. M. Reid of Mt. Lehman  paid our town a visit on Thursday  of  this  week.  The Ladies' Aid will meet  Wednesday at the .home of  Thomas.  next  Mrs.  Miss Hancock, of, Pine Grove, is  the guest of Mr. Baker and took in  tlie dance this evening.  -  Mr. R. Thornton is having cement  block foundations constructed at his  home oh the.G. N. R/hill.  J.. D. says he saw the rats fly as  he wended his weary way home early  on Friday morning. To certain  young ladies, the moral is clear.  All present indications point' to the  dance arranged for patriotic purposes for tonight proving quite as successful as thev-other attractive, social  events held recently in Abbotsford.,  Mr. E. Chamberlain, who has been  located in Calgary since last spring,  has returned to Abbotsford where he  is welcomed by his many friends and  acquaintances in the town.  Certain young ladies in town are  collecting money to buy tobacco for  the soldiers at the front. The idea,  arranged by the Daily Mail, of London, England,, calls for the name of  'all-' contributorsi -:��������� of v nidney*"' having  their name written on a package of  tobacco for the Tommies is the trenches. ���������  Mr. C. H. Hall, of Harrison Mills  C.  P. R.  depot, is relieving , Mr.  F.  J. Boulter the local C. P. R. agent,  Some forty-five couples assembled (treasurer Matsqui, Branch'of the Pa'-1 whb^ hs_ in ; attendance   at  the  New-.  in  the- Orange hall on Thursday, of  triotic Association. ���������">������������������-- -    -- "���������  New Up-to-date Dry Goods  and Millinery Store  Gazley Block Abbotsford, B. C.  Dry Goods, Millinery, Ladies'  and Children's Underwear, Hosiery, Gloves,    Corsets,   Notions,  s' Clothing, Gent's Furnishings, etc.  A store of Quality, Moderate  Prices, Courteous Treatment and  a Square Deal to all.  last week when an enjoyable party  and dance appropriate to the All Hallow's season was held by a number  of people of Abbotsford. Old time  games, of the duck apple variety,  were played while dancing followed  the accompaniment of music by the  skilful orchestra, comprising Miss  Walters and Messrs Abbott and Gray.  The room was attractively decorated  with autumnal leaves, Japanese lanterns, and other adornments. Some  fearsome looking ghosts and witches  were also in the gathering, having  made a special trip by aeroplane from  the visionary regions. .During the  latter part of the evening several  friends who had been spending the  evening at Mrs. Boyd's residence paid  a pleasant surprise visit. The hostess  Mrs. William Roberts, and the hon.  secretary Mrs. Taylor; are to be congratulated on the happy evening they  and their friend* ensured for all. The  catch phrase now .is, "Don't wink at  my wife."  CINDERELLA SOCIAL WAS A  VERY SUCCESSFUL EVENT  A great success, well up to the usual high standard of al,l social events  arranged under the auspices of St.  Matthews' Church, was the Cinderella social, held at the residence of  Mr, and Mrs. J. P. Boyd last week.  There was fun and plenty of it provided in an attractive and versatile  program. The price of admitance  was regulated by the size of the min-  ature shoes which served as tickets.  As those with large shoes had to pay  BURGLARS CAPTURED  Westminster assizes as-a witness In  the well-known Hindu murder case  now being investigated.  The young people's Guild held  their regular annual Hallowe'en social gathering in the hospital home of  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Trethewey last  Friday when some 7 0 persons were  present, an da most enjoyable evening  was spent.  ���������>  A St. John's Ambulance has been  formed, at Chilliwack.  Robbers  Who Stole $250 Worth  of  Goods From M. DesBrisay's  Captured  The store of M. DesBrisay & Co.,  was robbed once too often in order  for the night thieves to get away. It  would appear so at least.  On Monday Chief Constable Clarkson received word from Chief Smith  in Vancouver that four men had been  located in Vancouver with stolen  goods on them lhat answered the de:  sciption of the goods stolen in Mission  City, Chief Constable Clarkson having as soon as the police were informed here of the theft, sent a description of the stolen goods to the  Chief at Vancouver as well as other  points.  On Tuesday Chief Constable Clark  son and Mr. W. W. Elliott of the  M. DesBrisay <& Co.'s store went to  Vancouver, the latter to identify the  goods and the Chief to bring the men  to Mission City for trial. The goods  have been: identified, and practically  all. recovered, but the men will not  arrive in Mission City until this evening and will be tried on Friday  Tlie names of two of the men who  were in Mission are Frank Allen and  Thomas 'Smith, the latter, much to  the disgust of the former, acknowledging tho deed. Another o l'the  men will probably he captured today  A fourth party Is be;ng charged today in the courts of Vancouver for  receiving sLglen gods.  Mr. A. W. Kraemer's boat was stolen and the trip made to Vancouver  in the boat.  The Hallow'een spirit seemed to.  cast a magic spell' on many rigs,  gates, and other articles of a movable nature. The local boys, with  a prankish nature, had a great Saturday night out, depositing garden  gates on distant fences and piling  rigs in strange places.  It speaks well for the patriotism  and loyally of the people of Abbotsford and surrounding district when  one is informed that no less than two  hundred dollars has been sent as a  contribution to the Belgian Consul at  Vancouver for the relief of his distressed and starving countrymen.  Several friends of" Mrs. Eby enjoyed that lady's hospitality on Wednesday evening when some sixteen  people partook of whist for many  happy hours. The first pride, a gold  lined photo frame, was won by Mr.  Johnson; the booby treasure, a bot-  tle'of ketchup (catch up!) being secured by  Mrs.  McMenemy.  $300 was collected in Aggasiz towards the Patriotic Fund.  The big contest in Washington between the saloon and anti-saloon forces resulted in a victory for the latter. This result is hailed 'with joy  by the residents of the towns and  districts in Canada bordering on the  state of Washington. Both those favoring and those opposing the saloon  in these places think they have reasons for rejoicing  The Presbytery of Westminster  will meet next Tuesday in the'Presbyterian church, Abbotsford at 11:30  a.m. and at 2:30 p.m. There will be  a public meeting in the evening at  8 o'clock when Principal John Mac-  kay, D. D., of Vancouver, will give an  address on, The War in relation to  the church and Rev, J. S. Henderson  on The MoralSituation in B. C. THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABBOTSFORD, E.  G.  "S3*  i-Trtt"  SSSaB}  I ...  THE ABBOTSFOED POST..  Published-Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Our  Advertising rates  made known  on  application  Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30,  1914  The prosperity of any oountry depends much upon  the  farming community.    A  prosperous  farming  district  lias  a tremendous  purchasing  power.  The prosperity of Canada depends upon the r'armer  ���������Lhe   future   prosperity  of   British   Columbia   depends  upon  the  success o^'  its agriculturists���������the,  prosperity of New Westminster and Vancouver depends to a great extent upon the agricultural progress of  the Fraser Valley.  No  wonder then.that  we see important discussions in these cities in re  gard to the marketing .question and that of cheap  money for farmers.    The city man is always planning  for  himself a few acres of  land.    It is the  city man, who in his dreams, however, has a successful poultry or chicken ranch; it is he who has  in his dreams, the immense profits from a few acres  of fruit    A.ctual experience, however, in the Frasor  Valley, at the present time,  does not warrant the  fond, dreams of a prospeerous Fraser Valley. There  is prosperity, however,  but not the financial gains  to the farmer that should be, considering the importance of the  work  and  tlie possibilities.    Two  things.are wrong with farming iii the Fraser Valley.    The marketing of the produce is an'uncertain  quantity:   and the  cost  of clearing the  land  and placing it under cultivation , is too  strenuous  a task for the ordinary individual, of small means.'  Will-the Fraser Valley Development League's new  departure   of   establishing, centres   in   our   cities  solve this question?    It is to be hoped that It will  and should receive the assistance' of all who wish  to see a  Greater Vancouver  and  a business New  Westminster.    It may be that the matter of cheap  money will be solved by the crusade of Mr. Alex.  i Lucas,  M. L. A.,  through the province.  And it is  hoped  that  every Board  of   Trade,   Farmers'   Institute,   Women's   Institute   and   Agricultural   Association in  the Valley  will take  the    matter up  and send resoulions to the government asking that  an Agricultural  Credit  be established  within  the  province in connection  with  farm settlement.  Many dollars are sent out of the province each  year for food supplies for the citizens of Vancou-  veer and New Westminster���������not that onough cannot be grown in the Fraser Valley, but that what  is grown is not wisely marketed, thus discouraging  any endeavor to produce inort. ' .Too much is already grown in the Fraser Valley at the present  time considering the present marketing conditions.  A prosperous Fraser Valley will mean not only a  great purchasing power by the farmer; It will also  mean the more prosperous merchant, more "Made-  in-B. C." goods used by the residents. Every dollar  sent out of .the province means just that many dol-  ' lars going to build up another country���������a foreign  country,  most probably.'   That .institution,  manufacturing or mercantile that brings money into the  province is doing the noble work of building up a  great   and   glorious   country;   while   the   business  that sends dollars out of the province is on a par  with the destruction at present going on in Europe  where the war fiends of the Kaiser are destroying  in the run over the Belgian and French  territory  It is  a  known fact that  foreign  products of the  land are brought into Vancouver,while our produce  lies rotting in the Fraser Valley fields.    Those responsible for this might be classed as worse than  parasites in the community. A dollar saved by sending out  of  the province  for  either  food  stuff  or  manufactured articles, that can be procured in B. C.  with the "Made-in-B. C." brand on it, means just  that many dollars less to develop our own country,  retarding bur progress; but the dollars brought into our province and the spending of them within  our own agricultural districts of cities,, mean just  that many- dollars towards the solution of the much  vexed labor question of our cities.    The merchants  condemn the  householder for  sending to  the departmental stores for goods, while probably, at the  same time that merchant's household are consumers of foreign vegetables, potatoes and fruit". Now,  where's  the   difference?  We believe as a result of the war, there will be  a tremendous desire on the part of the inhabitants  of afflicted districts to fiee from conditions whic^h  have given rise to  such  a terrible  upheavel,. and  that they will in great numbers domicile in Can-  , ada���������particularly in B. C, as there will be a desire  on the part of the steamship companies to insist on  these   people   coming   by   means   of   the   Panama  Canal���������a sea voyage all the way. Not only will the  people  come  from   Great  Britain,  where  there  is  much  talk at  the  present time  of  emigrating  to  Canada, after this thing is finished at Berlin. Well-  to-do business men and people of income, afraid of  the terribly heavy taxation that will follow the end  of the war.    One writer says "the biggest rush that  has ever taken place will look like the cortege at  a pauper funeral compared with the exodus that  will begin early in  the New Year,  or as soon as  the war is over, if the Prussians haven't had enough  by the beginning of the year of 1915." Not only  will Britain send her numbers, but many will come  from Belgium, being too  heart broken to start a-  new  in  the  country  where they once were  prosperous; from France, owing to the friendly relationship between Britain and France, established during  the   Allied   successes   during  the   war;   even  from Germany, where the common people are not  in accord with the ruling class���������the Prussianism,  and to thus  escape  the tremendous taxation that  will Inevitably have to be imposed to pay the big  war indemnities to  Belgium, France and Britain.  No country in the world offers such advantages to  these people as does Canada,  and particularly B.  C, with Its fertile soil and excellent climate. Canada in  Britain  means British  Columbia.  Milk tests at Rossland recently  show that the dairymen of that city  are, putting up a larger percentage of  butter fat- in the milk supplied to  their customers.  The hardships of war are terrible  Only one road show has visited the  city of Cranbrook since the opening'  of the war.  But is B. C. prepared to extend to these people  the attractiveness that the prairie provinces are?  Are we prepared to place them on the land and  guarantee to them that the productiveness of our  land   and   the   beauty   of   our   climate   will   make  them  a happy,  contented and  prosperous people?  Many  people  will say  we  are,   while  others  who  have studied the question will say that we are not.  The Fraser Valley Develoment League, by its movements,  says,  no;  Mr. Alex.  Lucas, M-. L. A.,, who  has given the matter serious thought and investigation, says, no; we want better marketing facilities  and agricultural credit; Hon.-W. J. Bowser, the attorney-general, says no, "there are disabilities attendant upon our efforts to place settlers upon our  lands in any large numbers." However he believes  "a new era is about opening in respect to the future of the province is so far as the land settlement . problem  is concerned,  and that  one  of the  most  important  matters  dealt  with at the  forthcoming session of the- legislature will be the whole  question, of land settlement and aids to agricultural   developments.       To   anticipate  and   appreciate  the extent of the responsibility which rests upon us  in this connection seems to me a prudent thing to  do at this time." It lies within the power of the  provincial government to make the life of the farmer  in   B.   C.   much  more  pleasant  than  at  the  present time, and it is hoped that tlie knowledge  of this fact will lead to higher and better things  for the man who has-the "back to the land"  beo  in his bonnet.  . Knowing the failings of our present system it is up to the government to remedy  the matter at as early a date as possible, and having  a little faith left yet in the good that is in  them  we expect to see an economical, social and  moral  welfare of B. C. advanced by the acts of the next  sesion of the Legislature, and for the advancement  of our province and the Canadian pride that is in  us.    The guests may come to stay: bo ready.  THE PRUSSIANS NEVER  CHANGE   THEIR   SPOTS  Thoy Were The Exponents oi' Pillig'e  And Terror a Century Ago  As. They Are To-day  Our invitation to readers to send  us'letters from'thefront the front has  brought' us two strange documents  says the London Chronicle. They  are "ltters from the front" but written nearly a hundred years ago. .The  author was Lieutenant'Isaac Blackburn, R. N., who fought under Wellington in the Waterlooo campaign,  having charge of the ammunition and  forage department.  The letters which' are now in the  hands of Miss Wrexford, of Brixton,  a great neice of the writer, are of  especial  interest  just  now,   as  they  taining the least injury.  "I was obliged once on the road to  present my pistol at the head of .carriers, for they,would not move. I  thought I should have been obliged  to haveshot one and drawn the wagon  myself, but fortunately I succeeded  'without.  "Louis XVIII. is not liked -anywhere, neither by the French or in  any town that I have been in yet..  They taJk of Eugene's making a good  king, with both mercantile and military advantages.  "There are many English gentlemen residing in -the towns in the  country who cannot reside in England  and keep up the consequence of a  gentleman that appear in the highest  style. Three hundred in this country per annum is equal to in England,  five hundred, and it is a most pleas-  T11B BROKERS AT BERLIN  Herr von Sauerkraut went for a spree,  As blithely as you.please;  ..  "Mein first shtop shall be Brussels," said he,  "Und there I'll.take mein ease."  To Brussels he went and caused a din,  Painting the old town red;.  "My negst exgursion shall be Paree"  The Herr yon .Cauerkraut said.  "Then, afterwards, ho for London town!  Which won'd be long, I drust;  Mein gootness, ain't it fine to be me,  When oud upon the bust!" -  But lo, behold!   when'  Paris he neared,  A fit of nerves he got; -  He said, "Mein welcome would' be too warm,  One leedle bit too hot-"  "Und as for London, it don'd seem goot  For m'e, as things now are,  To make the drip; I'd better shtop short���������  I'd  nefer  get so  far!"  "Hallo, vot is diss, ein telegram,���������  'Come back quick to Berlin���������  Drop Paris and London���������you're wanted here-  ' You've got the brokers in!' ",  THE   PRUSSIAN  GOBLIN  The greatest Zeppelin that ever was built has  just been released from her moorings. She is  specially designed for the invasion of "England."  That is the very latest sensation issued by the  Prussian Information Bureau.The biggest cannon  ever forged is receiving its finishing touches at  the hands of that terrible expert, Herr Krupp. It  too, is intended for the destruction of "England."  It is going to do its fell work from the continental  side of the channel. ' The German^ fleet declines action,for. the present because it is being equipped  with, guns so large in calibre that when the ends  of tlie "higher strategy", have been accomplished  th comparatively ..puny "English" fleet speedily will  be blown into a cocked hat. All men, outside of  Germany' are regarded, as children, to be frightened  out. of their boots by the tales? of Prussia, the  Giant Killer. The ".invincible army" justified its  reputation in Belgium, yet the Belgians have not  been frightened into fits. It has done its worst in  France and Russia, and neither the Allies in  France nor the Russians iri Poland have fled terror  stricken before it. Even with the frowning, scow-  ing Kaiser'in chief command of all the forces of  Germany and Austria, we doubt whether Britain,  France and Russia will fall upon their knees and  humbly acknowledge the sovereignty, of the Prussians and the supremacy of all their works.  Once when the British were fighting with the  Chinese, the one great method of trying to defeat  the British was that the Chinese would run up to  the British and make faces at tlieni.  Now the Kaiser would lick the Allies, including  the British, by b-1-u-f-f.  It is really too bad that the Kaiser was not permitted to keeep his date and dine, in Paris August  24th; but since the Allies were so unkind as to  interfere with the plans; he should invite them to  dine in Berlin at an early date in November, to return good for evil. They will be there for Christmas dinner anyhow.  Roosevelt believes in conscription; the Kaiser in  militarism.  show that Prussian-tactics of pillage       t   deiighful  country that possibly  and   terronzation   are   nothing   new        \    ,,  From the second letter, dated Paris  Even when they were our allies they  were none the less the brigands  .Dated Antwerp, July 8, 1815, the  first letter which like the second was  addressed by the lieutenant to his  father, contains the following passages:���������  "1 have every reason to, expect tomorrow 1 sleep at Bruxelles, next day  at Mons, where 1 remain until further orders.  "Since writing you last I have seen  many circumstances which will, when,  1 return to England be interesting  to you which time will not permit  at present. Suffice it to say that 1  have been nights together sleeping in  open wagons, been in .retreat and on  watch all night ready to start in caso  of alarm and within three miles(13ng-  lish) of the Held of battle which will  immortalize the 'name of- Wellington.  "He is adored by the wholearmy  any soldier would lay down his life  willingly for Wellington. What you  have seen in the paper is nothing in  comparison to what has taken place.  "In three weeks an army of near  ���������100,000 lias been destroyed .  "Bonaparte, had the insolence to  send a flag of truce to Wellington  saying 'he would dine at Bruxelles  the next day, but he considered not  that he had his equal in "Wellington  The same day he was defeated by  the English-1���������a fine army destroyed.  To see the quantity of dead and the  wounded is not very pleasant, but  become accustomed to it.  "I expected once to have beeen taken in retreat, for the French were  within three miles of me in pursuit  I had a number of wagons in charge  and although soldiers and officers intermixed were flying away and myself only going a walk, I was determined either to be taken or. secure  every atcm of my charge, which I  thank God, I did, though in the bustle with horses, etc., I was drawn'  from   my  horse  twice  without  sus-  July.27, we quote the following: ���������  "1 have the satisfaction of address  ing you from the finest city' in the  world. Since writing you last from  Antwerp l have travelled through  several towns and travelling slowly  having taken stores in charge from  Mons, l have had an opportunity of  seeing the country more at leisure.  "My route from Antwerp I think  worth inserting as an amusement for  my dear sisters seeking the places  on the map, as also In the dictionary.  It was as follows���������first from Antwerp to Malines, Vilvite, Bruxelles,  Ibac, Sorgues, Mons, Bavay, ��������� LeCa-  teau, Cambray, Poronno, Roylo, Gour-  ney. Port St. Maxieno, Louvres, St.  Dennis, Paris, .besides different little  villages between the towns I have  mentioned.  "It was miserable to see the devastation that had been made; by the  Prussians. In passing the villages  they pillaged and plundered every  houses they met with. The inhabitants had fled and not a single article  could be procured for even money,  and had it not been for my rations  I do not know what I should have  done.  "I had an escort of 16 men, as the  roads are very much infested with  gangs of soldiers who have deserted  from Napoleon's army. . On the  night of the 18th instant, at a miserable farm house where I was billeted with the men under my command and wagons, about 1 o'clock I  had a skirmish with a party of them  We exchanged about 30 shots and  then we thought it better to charge  which we did and-drove them completely. I am happy to say that not  any on my tslde were wounded, but  I have every reason to suspect that  the enemy was much so, we having  the advantage of being in ambush  under the wagons and darkness fa-  (CDntiuued  on Page   Three)  fe  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  CXJRRIE & EMEREY  *-95EX  *  Si  hsurance  Insure your horses and cattle in  case of accident or death  A valuable Mare is worth insuring, so are  the other farm stock. See me as to cost  of this kind of" insurance, which is very  reasonable.  Abbotsford  ^susss)  M  ii'!  m  m  i  41  I  m  M  1  Ii  'i'l  '4  \  ��������� vl  V|  1  -I  kiuwiawilUimililUUWUIW^ ^ 'V���������'��������������������������� ���������     fHEl ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.   ""~:"^  |J^  TIIE PRUSSIANS NIWER  . CHANGE   THEIR  SPOTS  (Contiueu. rrom Page 2)  voring us they could not p'erecive us  while in open ground.  "There is an anecdote current at  present regarding the Duke of Wellington. He was heard to say to his  officers last, year in passing over  Waterloo, where he completed , the  ruin of the French army, that if ever  he had to engage with Bonaparte and  could choose his ground, Waterloo  should be it,' and in the very field  this year he had his wish. '  "The war will now, I think, shortly  be at sn end. There is one army  with Soult to be beaten, and then it  will be finished.  "The Prussians are not so much  for Ronaparte as the people of JCna:-  THAT   LOOK  OF  SATISFACTION  is in the face of every man  fresh from his morning plunge.  But whether the plunge is a delight, or an unpleasant task to  hurry through, depends on  your bathroom. We can put in  all the new improvements and  fixtures, in your bathroom at  most reasonable prices.  WM. ROBERTS ,  Plumbing Shop    ������������������  Old Creamery Bld^r  land' nur.'ject. I met with, a "i English gentlemen a few days since who  had resided in Paris for some years  und he says that two-thirds art) for  Louis and the other third almost disgusted by Bonaparte forsaking his  army. -   ---,  "When he entered Paris he would  have lost his life had he not had a  considerable number of soldiers with  him. '      ���������  "The Prussians . have behaved -so  badly to the French and the English  so well, that they have made them-,  selves very much respected by. the  rFrench, who .behave 'extremely polite  and hospitable to them���������the-Prussians have ' demanded a' large  contribution. of eight hundred millions of francs and the. English���������  nothing."  GERMAN OFFICER ON  A  TERRIBLE  RETREAT  Abbotsford  We have just received and  placed on our shelves a full  assortment of Men's Women's and Children's Rubbers.  Prices from 50c to $1.05.  Abbotsford  S?f1fl'i'11u'l"!,r'"llli"''L" '*  ;���������BBQ  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS  i,itW,4���������i,u.,.i1���������������wii     ���������    ���������    , I  ,      ���������. .��������� == =  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Wieners  and Bategna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  mmmmmmsimm^mm  Mow   Fugitives   Suffered   in   Retirement  From  tho Maine;  Turning'   Movement  The' Berne Journal 1'lntelligenz-  blatt, publishes the' following letter  of a German captain to his wife "iu.  which'a graphic and very human picture is given of the state of a part  of !he German army in its precipitate  reireat after the Battle of Marne. It  may be hoped that it will come under  tho eye of the Kaiser. "We were  forced," says the writer, "to retreat  for the British- were attempting, a  turning movement that has been discovered by our aviators. During the  two last hours we ^were continually  exposed to the. fire of the enemy's  artillery, for our own artillery had  been destroyed or was in retreat and  had ceased to fire. You can imagine what we, felt! I seized my comrades by the hand, and we lay flat  down on the ground as close as possible, like herrings in a barrel, and  waited death.  The aviators of the, enemy, made  two turns above us, which was the  signal for "Here there are infantry"  Then the artillery .of tho enemy  swept the plain with its lire in successive parallel lines, in one minute  I counted forty sl/ells. Just think of  that The shrapnel came nearer and  nearer until at last they reached outranks. I turned rapidly my" haversack on to my stomach to cover it  a little; and already we began to  hear cries of anguish. The tears  came to my eyes to hear the two devils crying out in'this way under the  fire which was kept up without intermission. The rumble in the air of  the shells was frightful. The dust  the sand, the smoke of the 'powder  and the stink'made it impossible for  us to breathe. It became more and  more terrible. At last after a long  and agonizing wait, the fire was carried further backhand the command  was given: "It is finished; stoop as  low as possible, turn your haversacks  or knapsacks, take your- riflles in  your hand, and march!" <  We had, however, again to-pass under the fire of the enemy, and the  men began to fall.like flies. God-be  praised that I was able to run as I  did. But I was fairly out of breath  my heart theatened to burst; I had a  desire to throw myself on the ground  arid not to go a step further. But  your face presented itself to me,  yours and Bolli's ' That made me  press on.    We arrived at last where  our batteries had been. The earth  was dug up by the projectiles; throe  guns were in ruins, and tho wagons  were burnt. On! on! We took a few  steps slowly to recover our breath.  All around cries arose'for help. Some  one called, "Comrade do not desert  me. My poor wife!" We encountered a vehicle and turned it. We loaded it .with wounded and two men who  could go. no further. They whipped  up the horses; they even , pricked  thcm with the bayonet. It was time  to be on tho move, i'or we could always hear thp hissing and the boom  of the sinsils���������"piuh," then "boom*'  "crack" One of th'.mi hit th<.' vex  'hide. It was a miracle that vi did  not all become mad. At last after  a flight of rvc-r four kjlometro:;,1 we  got out rf the reach of the shells.  Then I Look command again', re-  fonuec'l what was left of the men,  and marched in order. All at once  everything became obscure before my  eyes. I staggered and would have  fallen if tho man next to me had  not caught me,. You can have no  idea of what-we passed through. I  was saved. Afterwards we commenced a terrible forced march. We  have marched twenty-six hours with  only two hours of a halt. The soles  of .my feet are like jelly. If you  think of all the nights we had without- sleep, you can fancy the condition of the .men who, in the course  of this march, simply fell down    in  ranks.and slept.    And I,keep think-1 and India to the Empire overnight  to exist" The Great General .Staff, I  am persuaded, expected the Belgians  to resort to nothing more annoying  than passive resistance. Liege is tho  new "Great Illusion."  With regard to us of Britain there  are things galore on which the Germans did not count. She believed:  ������������������  1. That'we had  "no army" and  no Kitchner to aclminster such a one'  as we might, by hook or crook, manage to scrape together.'  2. That the Irish Nationalists preferred Home llule to British victory  in a European war, and would keep  Ulster in flame in order to furstrate  it. General' Bernhardi himself only  recently adjured his countrymen not  to forget that the Irish might even  be.valued "allies" of the Kaiser on  "the day."  3. That the urbane and polished  Prince Lichnowsky's sedulous dinner  diplomacy had created friends for  Germany in England' who ' would  make war in the two countries absurd  to the point of unthinkability.  4. The "spirit of latent revolt"  in our overseas dominions. Their  political professors have educated  the Germans to believe that European complications embroiling .the  Mother country would bring about  automatically Canadian independence  or annexation by the United States; a  "free" Australasia; a Mohammedan  revolution  which   would  lose  Egypt  ing all the time, "You are alive, get  further away."  GERMAN MISCALCULATIONS  E. 'O. Bmndage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic- work in  Paintiag, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  f  Practical work at practical prices  Abbotsford  jj-g-j-gs^B-gaa-^^  J. M. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phoaa Connestion. Mission City g  H  4J^0EiaEaE3QG3E3i^O@QS[3at3i2JEam  Absence makes the heart  grow fonder, we're told, but a  good portrait of the absent one  will keep the recollection much  more vivid���������and comfort many  a lonely,hour of separation.  We make a specialty of portraiture and our studio is exceptionally equipped for fine  portrait work.  The Royal Studio  (By the Berlin Correspondent of the  Oversaes Mail.).  -When the history .'of the new Armageddon is written���������no matter what  its outcome���������it will' begin with the  story of Germany's'miscalculations.  In its preparatory stages' and in its  opening developments she has'"'blundered all along the line. Her diplomacy at home and abroad grievously  missed fire; her great general staff  has reckoned no less grotesquely with  out its host���������the Belgian host.' To  me it' is a hopeful and , suggestive  thing this collapse, at the very start  of   organized   self-sufficiency.  "Is England'going in?",asked my  old.friend Count 0., a distinguished  Silesian politician, the night ��������� before  we did "go in" "Undoubtedly," I  replied "Too bad, too bad" rejoined  the Count. "England will have many  surprises."  Britain is having them. The rude  awakenings have set in���������only set in,  I am convinced. Let me .tabulate in  their chronological sequence what  can best-be called "The Things on  Which the Germans did riot Count"'''  Germany's Miscalculations -  .1. The impregnable unity of the  Triple Entent. Germany regarded the  moment-for drenching Europe in  blood as ideal for three outstanding  reasons���������^British pre-occupation' with  Ulster;: social and , industrial strife,  supposedly.containing the seeds of re  volution, in Russia, and the unreadiness of the French Army.  2. The unwillingness of Italy to  lend herself to the aggressive purposes of the German "bosses" of the  Triple Alliance. Foreign office bench  men in Berlin were busy to the last  circulating "authoritative" "" state-  merits that the Italian government  had furnished Germany and Austria  with "unqualified assurances" of her  readiness to fulfil the obligations of  the cases foederis.  .3. The condemnation of practically the entire civilized world, from  Cape Horn to the Behring Sea���������from  Amsterdam across Europe to Yokohama���������from. Cape to Cairo. The desertion of her cause by America has  been one of the cruelest blows Germany has thus for suffered. It represents the collapse of the Kaiser's  fondest dream.  4. The remotoest possibility that  the German army, or any considerable section of it, could be beaten  by any living force, least of all the  army of Belgium. If anybody in possession of his normal faculties had  suggested that the Belgians were capable of withstanding the onslaughts  of the three German army corps he  would .have been sympathetically  looked upon as a candidate for Dall-  dorf���������the Germany Colony Hatch.-  When I left the hospitable soil of Germany, the Belgians were to be  "swept into the sea" Others, less  blodthirsty, said: "Belgium will cease  My Silesian friend, Count O., is a  "well informed" German; so I must  conclude that the surprise which he  meant should strike ' terror to my  heart are some of those I have enumerated. I imagine Berlin,, if it  knows the truth, is'talking less glibly tonight than it did of the two  billion pounds indemnity to be wrung  from the French "this time" instead  of the paltry two hundred million  pounds extorted in '71; for the religious faith in the invincibility of the  German war-machine has received a  mighty shock. The war of Miscalculations has begun, but only begun.  Lifelike in Death  The asphyxiating powers of modern artillery are often the subject of  discussion. That, the fumes of the  famous French three-inch shells have  a most deadly effect in an enclosed  space, at any rate, is shown by the.  scene which met the eyes of the  French, when they entered a chateau  occupied by Germans, which had  been bombarded.  On entering the drawing room they  found a company of Wurtemburgers  petrified in .action. Some were standing in the .windows taking aim; with  their fingers still pressed on the.trigger; others,were playing cards and  smoking cigarettes. An officer, was  there with liis mouth open, in the  act of dictating an order.  The figures loked, absolutely lifelike and had preserved the positions  which they had occupied scarcely an  hour before,; when they unconsciously  breathed  death.  Kaiser Reported on Field  The correspondent of the Central  News writes:' "Soldiers from the Warsaw front say that Emperor William  was personally on the field of battle  He was almost taken a captive, barely escaping in an automobile."���������An  appropriate resort for a crank.  Front Page Story No 1 head    ANOTHER PROPHECY  Searching among the archives of  the. Caulerets, a well-known French  historian found the following prophecy in a book dated 1700: ���������  When will there be horseless carriages?  When will it be possible to speak  from one end of the world to the  other?  In  the year  1914.  In May war will be talked of.  In June decided upon  In July declared.  In August women will weep  In September fighting will be still  going on.  In October in three Prussian towns  the streets will be flowing with blood  up  to  the  knees.  In November a white man will decide   for  peace  In December France will emerge  victorious and the future will be  peaceful and prosperous.  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  S3E  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  tfe������ district; and industries already established,  **    J  MlVf*  m  iwj:j  ^sw^ *nl2 ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD. B. ��������� 0. .  w. -'"**       ' "���������-/���������������  Mr. B. T. Malcolm was a visitor  to Chilliwack on ^Wednesday and  Thursday of this week.  Among the guests registered at  the Alexandria Hotel during the past  week were S. Ranson, of Vancouver;  P. Russbeck, of Seattle; W. C. Bowman, Upper Sumas; W. M. C. Mc-  lntyrc, Mr. Smith and Mr. C. C.  Brown.  The state election result in Washington and the economic effects on  business in Sumas was tlie one live  and interesting-discussion this week  among both the wets and the drys in  the neighborhood.  Mr. J. S. Cean, of New Westminster, was in Huntingdon last  week and made an offer for the  Alexandria Hotel, owned by Mr. M.  Murphy. Although prices were discussed no terms have as yet been  arranged.  "Business as Usual" is the Huntingdon businessmen's motto daily,  and as a result the residents here  are just as prosperous as they are at  all times���������unlike some people in other places .who do not think so merely  because everybody is demoaning the  dull times.  A BRISK MARKET FRIDAY  CONSPICUOUS SUCCES!  Mr. Charles Brown was on Thursday 'appointed local agent for the  Troy Laundry of New Westminster.  A notice has been officially posted  locally to intimate that there are a  cool five hundred dollars waiting to  be picked up by a cool man who is  ' either a" good fighter or a slick runner. ' The remaining uncaptured bandit in the Cloverdale affair is still at  large and many here who have been  advised that the tough Russian is  very heavily armed are ready to  show either fight or���������flight.  It is understood    that    Canadian  customs officials here have received  intimations from  Ottawa  to the  effect that in future no articles, ��������� such  as laundry work, clothes for cleaning  and   pressing,   shoes   for   repairing,  etc.,  shall  be  allowed. to   cross  the  line duty free.    As a result it is expected that in frontier towns a stimulus will be  given  to'Canadian .industries.    The   first   Step   taken,   to  leap the advantages of the new regulations  was* taken .by'Mr.  Charles  .Brown who has received the agency  for a New Westminster laundry and  will receive and deliver to a Canadian ' industry   the     business     which  .would   have   been   done   by  a   local  laundry had there been one located  in Huntingdon.    There are now live  opportunities for a live clothes pres  ser and cleaner and shoe repairer.  ���������'large prices the amusement was  great from the outset. A shoe (empty) fastening competition was one of  the happy features of the evening,  the winners being; first Mrs. Thomas  30 seconds; second,. Mr. J. Downie,  time 40 seconds. Musical items also  contributed to the happiness of the  guests, the. artists rendering being  Mr. Rix (cello), Mrs. McGowan, Mrs.  Barrett and Miss Steed (pianoforte)  and Miss Ruby Thomas.  The Fraser Valley Ministerial association will meet with Rev. .and  Mrs. J. C. Alder on Monday the 9th  instant at 3 o'clock p.m. when Dr.  Forsythes' book on "Positive Preaching and the Modern Mind" will be  discussed led by Rev. C. "McDiarmid.  "BUSNESS  AS  "USUAL"  The Dance Given in the Imperial Hall  On Friday Grand Succes���������Imperial Hall Scene of Joy  The Cinderella dance under the  auspices of the Helping Hand,Club,  was attended by conspicuous success  Despite the inclemency of the weather  a large and happy crowd gathered  together to enjoy the splendid programme of dances arranged for the  evening, and incidentally to add most  substantially to the Funds of the Club  The hall was gaily decorated with  bunting, whilst numerous Hags'mantled the wralls.  The club is exceedingly grateful  for- the excellent music contributed  by Miss Grace Portsmouth, whose  playing created a very favorable impression; also to Mr. Forbes Stuart  whose rousing -two-steps could not  help but add to his already established popularity as a musician; and to  Messrs Clayton and Scott for their  commendable support.  Great zest was given to the two-  step "it's a Long Way to Tipperary"  When all joined vocally in the chorus  niaking the number particularly enjoyable and. called for repeated encores. The Club wishes to acknowledge their indebtedness to the newly  formed orchestra, composed of the a-  bove three gentlemen, who generously. offered their services free; and  whose music and enterprise is worthy  of the highest Support, and encouragement; being undoubtedly "a great  acquisition to Mission City. We also  take this opportunity of expressing  the Club's thanks to Messrs Macdonald and Watson, of the Matsqui Hotel for the kind loan of their piano  for that evening  A,tastefully decorated table presided over by Mrs. Middleton, .where the  thirsty dancers could refresh themselves with ice cold lemon punch, was  an added attraction.  One of the objects of the Club is  to foster sociability and the gentlemen of the' entertainment committee  proved themselves ideal hosts and  added greatly to the enjoyment of the  i evening by introducing the guests so  that all'should feel welcome;- arid are  to be congratulated on the success of  their efforts, which - illustrates what  may be accomplished along this line  when all work in unison.  This, the first of the socials arranged by the Helping Hand Club, having proved such a success goes, much  to maintain the decision of the ladies  to continue the socials every two  weeks throughout the winter.  Editor   Gives   Away   Plug   Hat  Here's one on the editor of the  Chilliwack- Progress. It's / a good  one. A chimney sweep, ��������� a hustler,  called at this office this week to see  if our chimneys heeded cleaning  Strange to say he wore a fine silk  plug hat. Such hats are curiosities  in Mission City. The devil had the  rudeness to ask where he got the  plug hat. The answer came, that  it formerly belonged to the editor  of the Progress at Chilliwack. What  sacrilegee!'  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  (Section 42.)  . The register at the Alexandria Hotel continues to show, that, despite  the' dull business conditions in other  places, trade is flourishing in Huntingdon. All the storekeepers have  plenty of business to take care of.  The only man who isn't busy is the  Creston has ripe straberries.  Notice is hereby given that.on the  first day of December next, application will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal  of the hotel license to sell liquor by  retail in the hotel known as the Abbotsford Hotel, situate in Abbotsford,  B. C. in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 16th day- of October,  1914.  , A. J. HENDERSON,  Applicant.  'M'W������  ^  *astriei  While devoting-considerable attention to  our  Grecery  Business  we are not overlooking- our Bakery.    Bread,   Cakes  and  Pastry equal to none.       Leave your order for  anything-in this or   the   Grocery  line.  All orders delivered prompt.  ALBERT IJJE~6R0CER-. AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.  Brisk trading was the feature of  the market in New Westminster on  Friday morning, and despite the. inclement weather'there, was a fair at-  tendanance of both valley and city  residents and the supplies in all sec-  were in abundance. The prices were  mainly stationary with the exception  of eggs, which.took another advance  of 5 cents the dozen, making 05 cts.  | retail and 50 to 55 ,vcents wholesale  j A small number of vendors however  still sold at the old price of 60 cents  retail.  As usual the poultry department  attracted the greatest numbers of  buyers and with a large number of  live chickens and ducks this section  presented an unusually busy scene  The prices were a little lower. Fourteen to fifteen cents per puond was  asked for live chickens and the same  price for ducks. / Broilers were 13  to 14 cents a pound. Dressed clucks  were lowered to 20 cents per pound  and dresed hens remained at 25 cents  a pound. There was a .large number  of pigeons and squabs for salo at 25  to 35 cents each, for the pigeons and  35 cents to: 40 for the squabs.  Apples were also in large quantities'and sold rapidly at 7 5 cents to  $1-15 a box. Some unwrapped Kings  and Baldwins wero bargains at 75c  a box. By the sack second grade  apples were ready sellers at $1. Pears  were cheaper, going at 75 cents to 90  cents a box.  A small number of wild ducks  sold at the usual price of $1.25 a  brace for mallards and 60 cents for  widgeon and 3 5 cents for teal.  Young pigs were readily disposed  of  at  $2  to   $4. each,  the  size  and  ! age determining the 'price.  In the vegetable flower .and meat  sections the. prices-were the same as  last week and'the supplies were all  of an extra good grade and the farmers in these departments were especially well satisfied with their sales  ��������� The following prices were quoted:  Wholesale Poultry  Poultry,  live weight  14  to  15c  Chickens broilers per lb 15 to 16c  Chickens, broilers per lb 13c to 14c  Ducks; live weight   14c to 15c  .',\        Retail Poultry  Spring chickens dressed 25c  Hens, dressed,'pers-'lb   23c  Pigeon's, each   :���������.:  25c to  35c  Ducks, dressed per lb  20c  Squabs;-"each ; .-.-.-  35c to 40c  Vegetables  Potatoes,' per'.,sack';l'..  90c to, $1.15  Potatoes,  per: ton' .:   $16  to  $18  Carrots, per sack   75c  Cabbages, per scale   75c  Turnips, per sack   25c  Lettuce, par bunch  5c  Sweet Corn, per dozen   10c  Onions, green per bunch ....3 for 5c  Asparagus, two  bunches for  15c  String beans, per lb  2 % to oc  Parsnips per sack  . 75c  Parsley,  per bunch .......1 5c  Celery,   per  bunch'  5c  Peas, per lb ..........  2%c to 5c  Cucumbers, each   5c  Cauliflower,  per  head  ....10c to  15c  Radishes, two  bunches for  5c  Tomatoes, .per lb :  2c  Green Tomatoes, per lb  3c  Cabbages, per head   5c to 15c  Turnips, per bunch,  3 for  5c  Pumpkins,  each    10c to  15c  Citrons, each   10c  Squash, each   15c  Eggs and Butter  Eggs, retail '.  60c to 65c  Eggs, wholesale   50c to 55c  Duck Eggs, ....; '... ���������5 0c  Butter,  retail   per   lb ,' .'    40c  Butter, wholesale, per'lb ...' 35c  Pure Cream- Cheese, per lb  50c  Cottage  Cheese,  per   lb    ���������.10c  Devonshire'Cream, per pint  45c  Honey, per lb  : 2 5c  ��������� Wholesale Meat  Pork, per lb'  10c to 10 %c  Pork, salt, per lb   13c  Pigs, small, each  .'  $2 to $4  Mutton, .per lb    12c  Leg of Mutton,  per  lb   22c  Veal, medium,, per lb  lGVfcc  Veal, large, per lb  12c to 15c  Retail Meats  Beef, best rib roasts  22c  Beef, loin 28c to   30c  Beef,   short   loin    : "���������; 30c  Beef, sirloin  27c  Boiling Beefs  12y2c to 15c.  Beef,  pot roast   : 18c  Pork    18c  Pork 20c to,25c  Pork  Chops   18c  Mutton  18c to 20c  Leg of Mutton  25c  Sugar cured corned pork 15c to 20c  Home made pork sausage 15c to 20c  Salted pigs' heads ped lb   :.,..8c  Pickled pigs shanks per  lb , 10c  Sugar .cured hogs' heads, lb....'....8c  Sugar-cured corn beef, per lb ....15c  Picnic  hams  per   lb.! .....14c  ITEMS OF INTEREST TO ALL  Pure Lard  .15c to  16c  ..25 c  ..25c  Sugar cured bacon  22c  .Sugar  cured   boneless ham    25c  Spring lamb, forequartor, each $1.50  Spring lamb, hind quarter each $2.50  Flowers  Carnations,  2   dozen   '.   Flowering plants, 2 for :'.   Fruit  Apples,   per' box       75c  to   $1  Apples, per sack   $1  Early Apples, per box ....80c to $1.25  Pears,   per   box       75c  to   90c  Fish  Red Spring Salmon, per lb   15c  White Spring Salmon, each   35c  Sockeye salmon, each   35c  Cohoes, each   25c  Fresh herring, 3 lbs for  25c  Sturgeon,  per   lb   15c  Shad, per  lb : 15c  Crabs, extra large '. 2 for 25c  Soles,  per  lb    10c  Cod, per lb  1 12 %c  Halibut, per lb  : 12y2c  Flounders,  per  lb   8c  Skate,  per   lb   : 8c  German Culture  Dr. H.R. Draney  DENTIST  Dental   Parlors  next  to  Alexandria Hotel  Huntingdon,  B.C.  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horsesfioer  Those who are familiar with the  writings of John Ruskin may remember his Fors Clavigra, first published forty years ago; in which (letter  40) this passage occurs, in which he,  admittedly no mean judge���������gives his  opinion of this culture, as possessed  in a high or any marked measure by I  this people'.  "For blessing is only the meek  and merciful and a German cannot be  either; he does not even understand  the meaning of the words * * * but  a-German, selfish in the purest states  of virtue and mortality * * * but  no quantity of learning ever makes a  German modest.  Accordingly, when the Germans  get command of Lombardy, they bombard Venice, steal her pictures  (which they cannot understand a  single touch of), and entirely ruin  the country, morally and physically  leaving behind them misery, vice, and  intense hatred of themselves, where-  ever her accursed feet have trodden.  They do precisely.-the same thing by  France, crush her, rob her, leave her  in misery of rage and shame and return home smacking their lips and  singing "Te Deums."  And German character appears today as it was 40 years ago.  Deer are  not  so  plentiful  in, the  up country part of the province as,  they have been in past seasons.  Newfoundland and 'Bermuda may  join Canadian confederation after the  war.  Tlie monthly contribution of the  City of Cumberland, V. I., is $1000  per month.  Socks for soldiers should be 11 inches-long in the leg and 11 Inches  in the foot.  There will be freight service on  the Kettle Valley Railway this winter  but no passenger service until next  spring.  On November 22nd a meeting will  be held In Nelson for the purpose, of  appointing a bishop for the Kootenay.  costing exactly $2 000 with a railway  windows in Creston .last week, on  Sunday morning���������16 store windows  costing costing $200 with a railway  jack.   ���������  Mr. E. Gibson of Strawberry Hill  has imported pure bred English  Doms from Alabama. "   ,  South Vancouver" children will be  supplied with free meals this winter  Tlie council has contributed $400  per month arid the teachers a donation of $2000 per annum. $1625  more will have to be raised.  A militia company has beon organized at Golden.  Some nice bags of ducks are being  secured at Kootenay Landing  The average cost of a run with the  'Fernie ambulance is $1.50 per trip.  Sheep raising is a now industry to  be started at Creston.  The city of Rossland Is paying $7.-  50 per ton for its coal in carload lots.  L. P. Eckstein, a former Fernie  resident lawyer, -died at Prince Ru-  pert on Oct. 15th.  The Kettle Valley line is now ready for traffic between Midway and  Penticton.  'A. Paul's    residence    .at      Ross-  land was totally destroyed by fire.  The B. C. Telephone Co. is making  extensive improvements to its lines  at Phoenix.  The apple shipments from Kere-  moes this fall will amount to about  twenty carloads.  A literary and debating society will  be organized in connection, with the ���������  Revelstoke Y. M. C. A.  There is much talk down near  Creston and Bonners Ferry regarding  the Kootenay fiats reclamation  scheme. .  Ripe strawberries and raspberries  can be picked any day at Hatzic now  HUNTINGDON UNION  SUNDAY. SCHOOL  The    Huntingdon      Union    Sunday  School meets    every   Sunday in     the  new Sokool House   at 2.39  p.m. s  All are cordially invited.  A.  E. SKINNER, Sec.-Trea������.  ST. PAUL'S CHURCH  Tne Union Sunday School and Adult  Bible   Class   meet  at  2:15  p.m.  Public Worship at 3:15.  A   hearty    invitation   is  extended to   ali to   attend  these meetings.  J.  L.  Campbell,  pastor.  CHARLEY'S  POOL ROOM  Huntingdon  Fast Tables Perfect Cues  The Place to Meet Your Friends  FIRST   CLASS   BARBER   SERVICE  Laundry Agency in Connection  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. 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