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 131  irw,-*jr  With which.is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"'  Vol.  XV;  No. 2.  T\r-"  4BB0TSF0KD. B, G,   FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER    9,    1917.  *gE->8    , $1.0,0 per Year  Grey Union .Flannel, per yard  5(ty  All wool, good weight English Flannel, per yard $1.00  Heavy Cotton Shirting per yard 304  Qood strong Bath Towels, per yard, 75$ and $1.00  Men's Tweed'Caps with Fur pull-downs, 75# to ... .$2.00  Boys' worsted ribbed stockings, a pair, 75(5 and $1.00  Women's Cashmere stockings, a pair, 65$$ and 85^  Men's Heavy "Wool and union sox, a pair, 25; 35, 40, 50������S  K-nd    '. 75f  xmaumaurrmrvMiBi  Men's Heavy. Ribbed Undersuits, per garment  Boys' Penman, Cotton mixture, per garment  Ladies' Waists, each 75^ to   Best and Purest Stock of Groceries  always on hand.  (<Trade where the Trading is Good'9  Gazley Block  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  BELLEVUE   HOTEL   HAS   A   FTTH?  On Wednesday evening about six  oclock the Bellevue Hotel was noitcec*  on fire and the alarm was given.    It  was not long .until the big hos  playing on  sion Light  was  the flames with tho iVlis-  and    Power    Company's  MACHINERY IS  WORKING  "WELL  force behind it.  The fire started in the western part  of the new building and watching it  one was reminded of the fire there  several years ago. It seemed to b?  a renewal of the old scene. The cause  of the fire is not known.  The building is pretty well dilapidated and so far no decision has  been made as to whether it will be rebuilt again, as was done after the  previous fire.  There was about $6000 insurance  on the building and contents.  Part of the building, west of where  scene of the greater part of the conflagration was is very old, the building of it dating back several thousand  years after the great electrician, Noah  made the arc light. The eastern  part of the building is not much damaged, except by water from tho two  big streams.  Considerable of the furnituro and  the near beer were saved.  Mr. Firlotte and Mr. Hector McKenzie have taken over the livery  barn.  Mrs. Thomas had a telegram from  Skyhomish saying her sister is very  ill.    She has gone to be with her.  Ottawa, Nov 5.���������Successful operation of the machinery placed throughout the country for the enforcement  of the Military Service Act is reported from all points. The rush of the  men in the first class to be medically  examined and to get into touch witu  the authorities began as soon as the  medical boards were established and  has continued steadily ever since.  Since the proclamation was issued  on October 13th the men have been  going to Post Offices in large numbers  to comply with its requirements.  As was expected a large number  of men are seeking exemption. A  comprehensive system of handling  these exemptions claims has been established and it is expected confidently that, no trouble will be found in  dealing with each case satisfactorily.  The officials charged with putting the  Act into operation���������and in collection  the postmasters of the country are  playing an important part���������will be  exceedingly busy until November 10,  tho last day I'or answering the call.  The W. A. socials will be held on  Friday evenings in the future for this  year at any rate.  The True Blues gave a farewell to  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, presenting  Mr. Campbell with a safety razor.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Salt, on  October 30, a son.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hig-  ginson a son.  ...i'.   Harry.Eby   was  a   visitor   to  Vancouver last week.  Mrs.   lOlmer  Campbell  of   Belling-  ham visited her sister Mrs. Coogan a  cw days last week.  Mr. Hector McKenzie from Vancouver  was in town on Saturday.  Pie. T. Walters and Pte. Nat Rnck-  er were home for the week end.  Mr. Coburn was in town on Saturday on business.    ;'���������  Mr. Sumner is hack in the store  again after being laid up for about a  month with a sore^leg and now Mr.  Martin is sick:  Mr. Emery had.a. sale on Saturday  Rev. Mr. Diarmid of Mission City  conducted  the services in   the Presbyterian   church  oil  Sunday  in   Abbotsford and Huntingdon.  ' Mr. Joe King motored to Ladner  on Friday taking Mr. Prank Sufchor-  byiand family back to their old homo  .Mr. Fred Sutherby and wife have  come to Abbotsford to live on the  Sutherby place.       ���������:  Mr. P. R. Peele' was a visitor ��������� to  New Westminster last, week end.   -  Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have gone  back into Mr. Em'erys .house.  Mrs. Kite has moved into Mr. Alder's house.  Mr. J. Vanetta has heen sick some  time with a bad cold and cough, but  "we all expect to see him out again  soon.  Miss Graham, the'teacher who took  Miss Percival's place while the latter '  was sick, is now nick and Miss Steede  is"teaching-." ". " --���������>������������������.- -:-':���������.:.������������������... .^  Mr. and Mrs. Winson of Huntingdon visited the Misses Steede on Sunday last.  Mr. and . Mrs.' Clarence. McCallum  motored to Vancouver last Saturday  morning and remained over Sunday.  Mrs. Ryall was visiting in New  Westminster last week end at her  son's,  Mr.   Everett  Ryall.  Mr. Dan Smith, Mrs. Dave Camp-  hell and Mrs. Emery motored to  Vancouver on Wednesday.  Mr. and Mrs. Alanson and friend.s  motored to Chilliwack o Sunday.  Mrs. John McPhee has been on the  sick list for a while is now around  again.  Mr. Dennison and Mr. Clarence McCallum are the next to be sick with  a cold.  A fire, broke out in the home of  Mr. Lacmanac last Monday forenoon  while Mrs. Lacmanac was down to  the store. They lost house and everything in it.  Some of the Clayburn people gave  a little play last Friday night. It  was very good and they took in a  nice ltitle aiim for the British Red  Cross. Miss Steede played for them  between the acts, later the play ������veek  between the acts. After the play all  those who assisted were invited to  the home of Mr. and Mrs. Plummer's  to supper, which they enjoyed very  much.  A surprise party was given Lo Mr.  and Mrs. Campbell at Mrs. Fraser's  home last Friday evening. There  were a large number present considering the weather. Mr. and Mrs.  Campbell were invited to Mrs. Fraser's for supper that evening. a  fine programme was given. Mrs. McGowan gave two piano solos; Mrs.  Knox a piano solo, Mrs. McGowan  and Mrs. Bedlow two piano duels:  Mrs. Groat, solo;' Miss Kennedy a  solo; Miss Eveelyn McMenemy and  Miss Jessie Coogan, two piano and  violin selections; Miss Evelyn McMenemy and Miss Thelma Taylor two  piano and violin selections, Miss Margaret Hutchison a reading. Mrs.. Fraser president of the Ladles Aid mode  a very nice speech and Mrs. Kennedy  presented Mrs. Campbell with a very  handsome purse or hand bag, from,  the Ladies Aid. Mrs. Campbell made  a most suitable reply, regetted leaving Abbotsford which they had come  to look upon as home with strong  ties. Mr. Campbell, also, made a  speech. Mr. McGowan made a few  remarks and told a little story. A  nice lunch was served and all joined  bands and sang "Auld Lange Syne-'  then "God Save Our King", bade a  hearty good night to Mr. and Mrs.  Campbell and Mrs. Fraser.  The \V. A. social was not so largely  atended last week only nine tables  of whist were pleyed. Mrs. Swift got  the first prize and the recruiting officer the gentleman's first; Miss Graham the gentleman's consolation and  Mrs. Shore the ladies consolation.  Miss Urcjuart has her sister with  her for a visit.  HOW COALITION WAS AFFKCTND  LL-CoI. Taylor Reviews  Features of  Formation of Union Government  One.of the splendid features of the  morning session of the Liberal-Conservative convention held at Mission  City last Thursday was the interesting address of Senator Taylor, who  spoke while the credential committee  and the resolutions committee were  arranging the preliminary details of  the convention.' j  Col. Taylor was received with loud  applause. He first thanked the electors for the unvarying kindness extended to him by the whole Gisirict  during the fourteen years he had carried the "banner of the party. Ke  ��������� could say without reservation he had  left it without any sore feeling between any single elector and himself  Liberal or Conservative. If there  were any personal ill-will he had yet  to learn of it. Referring to his appointment to the Senate, Col. Taylor  said that if that had not occurred he  would have sought nomination at that  convention.       ,,  Canada today had a unique situation���������the first Union government  formed since Federation regardless  of party. That situation was a  .tribut,oJ:p.J;he .genius, for leadership  of Sir Robert Borden'; the-prime-mm  ister.     After Sir Robert had returned from England  he was convinced  that  something  radical  must  be  effected   in  Canada   to  increase     nud  keep   up   their   fighting   forces       in j  France and that there was no prospect of doing so by voluntary enlistment.     Ho was  also  convinced  that  no single party could pass conscription   in   Canada   and   that .co-operation of  the two  great parties     was  essential.      Overtures to Sir Wilfrid  Laurier failed.       Sir Wilfrid laid   it  down in the beginsing of .the sesr-ion  of 1916 that he would not stand ?or  conscription in Canada, that it would  never come with his consent and that  notwithstanding  that  the  course   of  events had altered the situation. Sir  Robert's   fixed-  purpose  Avas   to   get  the best union government.     He had  accomplished  that and ho  had  now  got every province iu Canada represented in the cabinet, with the exception   of   Prince   Edward   Island   and  British Columbia, by outstanding Liberals.     In New Brunswick by Frank  Carvell, the fiercest and most uncompromising opponent  of tho    Borden  Government.      Ho had fought right  up   to   the   last   minute   before   tho  House closed.     From Nova Scotia by  Mr. McLean, the former attorney-general there,  when    Premier    Murrny  could  not respond to  the invitation.  Ballantyne from Quebec, who had resigned   the  commissionership  of  the  Montreal   harbor  board,  because  the;  Conservatives   replaced   the   Liberals;  in   1911.    The  great   national   crisis j  had   altered   his   attitude   of   a   few!  years ago.     From Ontario  they  had  the official leader, Hon. N. W. Rowellj  one of the rising men of Canada, a!  man   of   the   highest   type   in   every!  respect,   reputed   an   idealist;     also,,  Major-General   Mewburn,   recognized,  as a stalwart adherent of his party j  and Hugh Guthrie, who distinguished ;  himself in the House of Commons by i  the vigorous manner in which he sup- \  ported conscription.     From-Manitoi*";. \  Mr. Crerar, head of the Grain Grow-,  ���������        i  ers' Association, representative of the j  greatest   single   factor   In   Canadian!  commercial   life.    Without  their  co-i  i  operation it would be impossible to '���������  guarantee the success of any govern-:  rnent of this kind in the prairies  where the representation has been  largely against the Borden govern-!  ment up to the present. Saskatche-'  wan was represented by Mr. Calder,  one of the most active figures In  Canadian Liberalism. Premier Sif-  ton came from Alberta where he had  shown great skill in the government  of that province.  Col. Taylor considered they could  not have a more complete coalition.  He referred  to     Senator    Bostock's  [absurd assertion that B. C. had heen  ostracised,, as they had only Mr. Eur-  rell   and  no   Liberal   representative.  Mr. Bdstock must have spoke without  reflection as Saskatchewan    had1' no  Conservatives.    In   New   Brunswick,  Mr.   Hazen  had  given  place  to  Mr  Carvell,   a   Liberal.    Upon   analysis :  it would be seen, therefore, that there  was no ground for local grievance in  B. C.  When  these ministers had joined  the   Borden   government   a   working,  agreement had  to  be arrived, at  to  avoid factional strife in the constituencies.'   It was agreed to accept as  a government candidate for each constituency any member who had supported the military service act. There  were 24 vacancies by death and other  wise and 23  new seats.    It was resolved  to give a  larger representation to Liberalism to make the coalition more acceptable.    It was decided to givet he Liberals four seats in  B. C. One of the four seats was from  the .old district of New Westminster.  They'have left^if'tb' them- to accom- -  plish that but the mininster expected  them  to get together and form  the  two new consituencies return one Liberal and one Conservative.  The military service act is the great  issue  of  this  election,   declared  the  former member.    They had two B. C.  battalions broken up to reinforce others because B. C. was unable to obtain recruits to maintain them under  (.he voluntary system.    All over Canada there was a shortage and unless  they got men they could not maintain  their  four divisions  in  the  fighting  line.    The voluntary system had failed and it was for them to choose between the Union    government    and  Laurierism, to decide to support compulsory service or Laurier Liberalism  If  Laurier were  returned  to  power  lie said, he would make another attempt to secure recruits by volunteering; if that failed have a referendum.  or an appeal to the Imperial government as to what was the best course.  His actions   would bo   governed    by  these   referendums.       The     Senator  then showed wherein he believed the  voluntary system was not equitaoie.  The sparsely populated province    of  B. C. had sent more men to the front  than the whole of Quebec and  IL C.  had only seven parliamentary representatives and Quebec had 'jo.       "everything in connection with ihe government of Canada had been administered in that proportion, yet B. C.  had sent more men to fight the battles of the Empire than Quebec. Voluntaryism should not be perpetuated  because it was a rank injustice to all  Canada.    No  one  part    of    Canada  should  be allowed  to stand out.     It  should be made to do its duty, proportionately, like the rest.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier's .attitude was  stay at home, provide food, munitions, etc.  The responsibility of providing  men should rest upon the state and  not upon individuals. Another mo3t  important question was the provision for the dependents  Pensions   were   utterly  Their soldiers were not  diers.    They owe  own men.      They  of soldiers,  inadequate,  regular sol-  far more to their  must restore them  to the same position of relative  comfort he occupied before the war  . and maintain his dependents as if  ! the soldier had remained at home.  i The taxation for such must be distri-  i buted over   the    community.  I C������������te*w  ^���������fi-rf-..������������������������������������-j~i-. ��������� y,���������>��������� ~zOti1' ' '_A.-:'ji^jill^...i1ih-<.'���������n.:.ji'^-^n^fJsrJLs."S'.-?."i^iji?!y.jr?  ,*^M*l^'m������.|.iw ���������������' I'n'f'i-  ���������    ito A&BoTSFQRP POST. ABBOTSFORD, B. o.  _l     |lfl|ll.1l'jl������ ���������������������������������*!   I    'l Mil MllWt'mi  ������  j. I      I       ������������������[in-  unll*   I I. / ������l I   II.  I   I lltIM     II    .       Ill t   ���������'  '  THE AimOTSVORD POST  Published ''every    Friday   by    the   Post  Publishing' Oompc'y,  A" w������ekiy'Journal devoted to the Interests* "of Abb'dt'a'fcfi'd and suu -"ruling district.  . i. '   \a:,     ;,'���������  AtiVertlfiihg Rates made know^ i\ application.  LtiGAL" AbVEHTlSlNQ���������12 cent* per  line for tlrst liiMortlon, -uiul 8 cent.i a nun  Vor all subneuueiit consecutive insertions.  Our Shibboleth���������Neither lor nor na-lu'  tho    G-overniuont.  1P..v^-.T.^.-~rj3ggc3sassj^gs^i:":r,"''T'"J.r:  FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER  0   .1917  ,. Tho Montreal Gazete regards it as  possible that the. expectations: .��������� of  those who anticipate a -.solid Quebec  contingent against the government of  Sir Robert Borden,.; may be disappointed.     The Gazette says:        i--.  "There are extremo men in Quebec, and they have made much noise  of late. Extreme men. of another  sort, in other provinces have been  milking opposing-noises. Those who  confound noise, with movement are  liable to bo misled... In the latest  parliamentary by-election in this pro-  vince, iii Dorchester, a member of'tho  Hordon government was returned by  it fairly substantial majority; and nothing that has since been said or  shouted against conscription has been  more bitter than was said or shouted  against' Mi'. Sev'lgny when ho took  the responsibility of the government's  acts upon his shoulders, and, sought  aud secured tho approval of the voters. ������������������  The   Gazotto  goes  on  to  say   that  Quebec   has,always  been  a  province  of conservative views; and that'even  its  most successful  Liberal administrations have always been conducted  on  lines calculated fo secure tho 'approval  of   tho  conservative element*  'in the constituencies.     It sees in the  furious  anti-conscription     campaign,  prosecuted in Quebec by'certain-poli-  ticinn.s, .the possibility of a situation  arising thai will, drive men of conservative views  from   tho side  the  disturbers uphold.     In the Gazotto'a opinion an  appeal to  tho cooler judgment  of   the   solid   elements   of   thy  province   by  men  of  repute in  their  constituencies is likely to be productive of results that will be entirely disappointing   to   those   who   expect   to  j profit politically by rounding up a so'  id Quebec, and making that province  an Ishmaelite in the confederation.  Whether or"not the Gazette's judgments turn out to be correct one  thing is clear. The time is bound to  of^party ambitions. It is for this thati come, and may be regarded as not  men of all parties'are uniting under] far distant, when the fomenters of  his leadership. He alone among out-' riot, lawlessness, and discord'in Mon-  atanding men in public life stands as treat and Quebec, will become ana-  tlio author and' advocate of conscrip-j thema to the people of the French-  tion,   without   which   Canada,  would  Canadian ' province.       No     enduring  Sir Wilfrid'Laurier has issued .his  manifesto to the electors of Canada.  It would appear to us that it is now  about a year behind the times in ! ho  all important, question now before !he  people of Canada���������conscription, or  the question of keeping the ranks of  Canada's four, divisions supplied with'  men. We consider that the J lord on  government was a little slow, hut, >ve  hope to see the war over before any  scheme, as proposed by Laurier s  manifesto, could be brought up I.'.- the  same'stago'as the present system :iowj  being put into force. Time uppers j  to be������an important factor in getting  the men across the Atlantic into the  war-stricken France.  True Australia'did not quit, wh'jn  conscription'was'defeated, but if, was]  at a less, allthought, important stage  in the big War. At that time few in  Canada thought of conscription. Rut  the loiiger the war continues the justice of,'conscription "a'ppeals more and  more "to'the people.  "Th'efd is", however, one matter that  Laurier hafi'b'een' successful in'his appeal���������-hio'st'successful, we1 should say,  and that is his appeal to the disg-vm-  tl'ed and IhVslack'ers.  "Sir Robert Ror'don was'not electedi  as'a war'premier'But at a time when  the'united on'ergies of all the people  are needed for the'carrying on of the  war he' stands out as the one man in  public life who has unfalteringly  stood for untiy and a sub-ordination  fail  of  her'duty  in  the war.    It  is  for these things, and' because ho is a  cause   has   ever  been   founded   upon  violent  revolutionary    agitation     in  man of high purpose; of unswerving! any part of the British dominions,  loyalty, b'ecauso he is above all thingji When the re-action comes in Quebec  an eminently safe "man to whom r.>, it will overwhelm the false leaders  entrust the conduct of affairs at th'swho have recently brought that pro-  crisis that his leadership is no longer! vince into such disrepute. The first  seriously called in question.���������Winni-j phase of the reaction will come with  peg Tribune. i the application of the very moderate  CANADA  MILITARY SERVICE ACT 1917  For file-A'lisntion of Class One'Men  The location of The Exemption Tribunals in     >  this district is as follows:���������  Tribunal B. C, So. 52���������A������*!*orsford  jNo. 82���������One Hundred and Fifty Mile House  These Tribunals will commence to deal with claims for  exemption on November 8th.  All claims for exemption must be made not later than  November 10th.  Those who make or have made their claim for' exemption in writing  through   the  Post   Office  will  receive  notice by registered letter cf date on which their claim  'will be'cLealt with.  Those who neglect to make use of the Post Office must  ' present themselves in person at a Tribunal on November  8th, 9th or 10th, and they will then be informed as to  when their claims will be dealt with.  Reports'for service1 must be made on or before November  10th through the Post Office.  Severe penalties are provided by law for failure to report  for service or claim exemption as above.  ^ER in the sodden trenches amid the bursting  shells arid the roar of artillery where Canada's  boys are fighting and dying.  ���������they are waiting for Canada's  answer when  the  >  i  sale of Victory Bonds begins.  . /CANADA'S soldiers expect that  ^.-w'e at. h'omewillputup the millions they need to keep on fighting,  ���������the millions they must have  to, win Victory for freedom, home  'and-Canada.  \Vhat answer will Canada make?  What answer1 will you make?  'Shall-it'-be 'said   that  Canada  "spares "not her' sons' from' the sacrifice of  battle,   yet withholds her  dollars to give them victory?  Rather will it be said that Canada once more, for the fourth  time in e three years, cheerfully  puts up her millions upon millions  for the cause of freedom, righteousness and' j ustice.  - Canada's-answer must be,  ���������:���������tnat the Canadian hand to  the plow of Victory holds steadfast and firm.    ,  ���������that Canada is in deadly earnest  when she says the "last man and  thedast rJollar."  That is* the answer Canada will  give to our boys in the trenches,  our kinsmen in Britian, and our  Allies' everywhere.  That is the answer we will give  to'the Iiuns who thought arid said  'that   Canada   would  desert   the<  Empire1 before she would fight or  pay.  Every bond you buy is an  answer. Let the millions of answers from Canada's loyal men  and women make a chorus of  Victory to ring around the world.  Canada's Victory Loan Campaign  opens on Monday\ November 12  "Canada's Victory Loan  -All About It"  is the title of a pamphlet  that should be in the  hands' of every man and  woman in the country.  Mail this coupon at  : once and get your copy  Chairman, Provincial Committee,  Canada's Victory Loan,  Vancouver.  Kindly send me a copy of pamphlet entitled:  "Canada's Victory Loan, All About It."  Name   Street or R.R   P.O   Prov   Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee  in co-operation with the Minister of Finance  of the Dominion of Canada.  73  307  Issued by  The Military Service Council.  provisions of the selective 'conscription law.    Wh.yn tho people come to  understand tho measure in the right  actual   experience," tney will   realize  how    much    misrepresentation    and  falsehood has been    preached    from  the hustings and printed in the presis  concerning it.    When eventually the  conclusion'of the war brings a clearer  perspective  of  the  present  situation  to lhe people of Quebec and the other provinces of Canada,-the wisdom,  and sanity and justice of the policy of  selective drafts will appeal.with compelling   force  to  all   Canadians,   and  when;that time    'conies,    Canadians,  whether of British or of French origin, will be able to compare and contrast the action of Canada's opposing  political leaders in the presence of a  crisis, whose magnitude and Importance' will then be thoroughly understood.   '" The' strength of Sir Robert  Borden's position is that it is right.  Such being the case, the Prime Minister, his associates In the government and his supporters in the country may look forward with absolute  confidence to ".he future.���������Sydney, N.  S., Daily Post.  GRAPHOLOGY  By CISSY  NONO. Sanguine ' temperament,  possesses qualities that would make  him excel in out door sporta: e. g.  cricket, golf, etc., as he lias .size,  weight, and distance, self-confident,  benevolent generous,-economical, du- (  til'ul, "mystic and very high in sociaL  attributes.  KERENSKY: Clear mind, reflective powers, thirst for knowledge, energy exectitlveness, sense of supremacy, firmness, hope, sublimity, sympathy and love of system. Thank,  you, ��������� and also Nono for your exi.ra  donations.  ������  SWEETNESS: . Shows much fortitude and endurance, self-assertion,  yet not much pride, prudence, strong  religious tendencies, appreciation of  harmony, order and'beauty,- content,  calmness and argumentativeness.  THE MARQUIS: . Thoroughly-dislikes struggle, needs encouragement  and, approval to bring out his talent,  imaginative, clannish, good-huruorf\d,  lacking initiative, rather -affected,  possesses directness of insight, artistic perception, and musical talent.  POPPY: Calmness, '��������� tenderness,  sympathy, aestheticism, fondness of  ease and pleasure, the will easily  dominated, possesses courage, some  recklessness,'good-liumor.-large heart-  adness and far-sightedness.  A union convention is. slated for  Abbotsford next Friday: and the Liberals will hold a convention-at-Port  Coquitlam on the 15th.  Word was received, this week;that  A. J. Millar of Clayburn is.reported  "Missing; believed killed".  Pte. Stebbing has returned from  theTftront, \  3/  ..; THE', ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C  1 Abbotsford and District  ier sons to fig  one magnificently in sendin  e'--freedom and rights oi  *������  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  II. R. Gray, killed.  JB3. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  , J. P. Green, killed.  Chas. Wooler,  (Killed)  A.'Witchell  (Killed)  M. Mallalue (Killed)  R. Hughes (Killed).  H. Green (Killed)  O. Kidwell, killed.  John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C T.. McPhee .(KTd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)  D. Campbell,  (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  P. Brown, Invalided.  A. G. Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  Stanley Attwood  H. Arnold.  P. Beale.  Steve Beebe *  G. Bayes.  Hflliard Boyd. ..;  Ed Barrett.  J. Bousfield. :  W. -Bowman.  A. A. F. Callan.  D. Campbell ;  J. H. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain. -  E. A. Chapmanv  Alex. Chisholm  Fred Colbourne  M. W. Copeland.  T. Davis.                  ���������; .".'������������������..���������  :"$;������������������            Roy Mains  T. Donnelly.  T. Mawson.  J. Downie.  Frank McCallum  , A. C. Dudden.  J. McCormack.  Paul Dutase  Kenneth McGilivray.  Andy Ellwood.    v.  Stewart McGillivray.  Wm. Evans      ������������������  H. McKinnon  Norman Evans  Wm. Mclntyre  Geo. Fadden  P. D. McLagan  i>  A. A. Fermodr.  Matt Nelson.  A. A. Fermor  Jack Parton  S. Finch.  Peter Pearson.  A.. F. Flummerfelt  A. Pegram.          ..  J. Fraser,  T. Perks.  Ernest Gazley. *  R. Peters.                     ]  Clarence Gazley.  Major B. Pottinger  D. G-eddes.  S. Ramsay  c,  E. B. de la Giroday  John Rhodes  Robert Gillen  M. Rhodes.  .���������- ���������  G. N. Gillett.  Geo. Sharp.  H. Gordon.  Robt. Sim.  '"   ,-;  G. Gough,  H. Skipworth.  H. Green  J. L. Sansom  H.  Grimley.  John Sinclair.  J. Hands.  R. Smart.          ' . ���������;.;-;  . -.  G. E. Hayes.  T. Smeeton.              ,.:;  A. Healey.  B. W. Suthern.  s   . .'���������  A. Hicks.  A. Teng.  i  0. Hicks.  W. W. Thaw  Robt. Higginson  L. Trethewey.  Matt Higginson.  T. Usher.  A. Hill-Tout.  Walker Wallace  Charles Hill-Tout  Gordon Walters  Willie Hill-Tout  Harold Walters        ������������������  R. Hughes.  T. M. Hutton  Thos. Walters            i!.;  J. Welch.                     V  '-.''.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  A. Williams.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  J. 0. Williams.  -������*  K. Huggard.  11. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  t Percy Wilson.  Frank Wooler  Manlius Zeigler  '������������������  S. Knott.  Fred Knox.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird.  Geo. E. Leary  are we, who are left behind, going to contribute  und, as our share,  anaaian  m  ose wno nave  ive a mon  or en-  subscn  .?.:������?������������������.. /fl  L.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. &  JM.U..I    ���������������������������������������������j-W|CIM.������ll|l������������������*1".' "^g  aajtmag-'m iga !i MMiit.T^fflaaryeagasiisigg  ���������YOU CAN  IMPROVE YOUR OWN     ���������  ' TELEPHONE SERVICE?  Leading telephone engineers have'made the following ���������  statements: .  When speaking into a telephone lhe best results are obtained with  the  lips very close to tie trail, n  Ue j-jubt  so that they do not touch it.    .Removing the    ps lu     11c  transmitter has the same effect-as lengthening the line m  use .as follows: .      ���������  One inch lengthens the line 57 miles.  Two inches lengthens tho line .128 miles.  Three inches lengthens the line 170 miles.  Four inches lengihcnslhe line IMS miles.  " Co-operation by subscribers is earnestly requested^ Iii  everything which will give to then. BJSTTIflU AND MORb  EFFICIENT TELEPHONE SERVICE.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  <���������  K.Ml������l,OYIi!KS SAI--KGUAUI)HJ������  I  Our Grocer'es  \ *������  Oltawa, lot. 31.���������Amongst tho l>on  iiltioR provided for Information of tho  Military Service Act is a very ncc-  'os-aary and useful instrument deigned lo guard employees from employers who make a reduction of wages or.  Homo such alteration in working von-  ditioiiB as a, condition for applying  I'or the exemption of a man or men in  l.hoir employ. Any employer guilty  ol'.Hiieli conduct is liablo to a fine  of $1,000 or imprlBonmont for six  months.  ��������� The honorable course for employers to adopt under the act if) to apply  for exemption, faithfully and loyally  for the men whoso work is essential  l,o tho success or their business and  who cannot bo replaced, or who have  special qualifications not to bo dupH-,  ca.ted, aiid not to make the applicat-  | 'on for any indiroct or Improper pur-  "jf/oM,, ^'/itaoevo'r. Exemption Trilm-  nq-������" yv\li .ivfl. j)������ deceived, and the  system lyU.t Provide ijrfffffflU for all,  soonor or lator. i  BUY YOUR  mssEsaasssBBsswEssm  )i\S, HAM,. LARD  .T  FISH, ETC.  From J G. COPPING, the Pioneer Butcher,  AltlSOTSk'OKI", B. 0.  AND SAVE MONEY  A-H-iW^FfHW HUM'S TO MAK10  " fplftf l)i)\8 "COJVIKY"  T  $8.00   CHEQUE  GIVEN   AWAY  A number is given with every  pound of Malkin's Tea.  You might hold the lucky number.  You neod the pound of tea in any  case. Buy now from Albert Lee.  * -vR of the W, C, T, \l  io 'moiiil)^.        "���������''^hted with the  at this centre arc ut,.._      '     "������H   I'or  response   which   met   tlieir   ������,.  money for cocoa fund, and take this  opportunity of thanking all who contributed.  The nice little sum of one hundred  and fifty-four dollars was realized.  The following' wero the donations:  Abbotsford Timber and Trading Co.,  per Mrs.. Boyd $75; Clayburn Mill  and station per Mrs. Mam $37.SO;  Abbotsford school per Mrs. Parton  $1.5; Clayburn village per Mrs. Kirk-  Patrick $13.50; Huntingdon per Mrs  Skinner $4; W. C. T. U. Treasury  ?9.00  ^IIIIMlHllflS^^  Our  Bread is   the  Very Best  atm������ge������n������niBngmMisa5agi|w''tiitai������MiBiuiaiB  LEE,   Grocar   and   BaKer  J. H. JONES  ��������� 'Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  E!Phone Connection. Mission City &  M'  ������������������        '      J   HC  See me now about that Insurance  Vsefi      M     jLv/>  Mir ii mm. nHi*MT������  .***^-^*^���������iMi**������*7*xj^mirt*MM*..mruBMxtBirrLm!^^      <-T-..n ��������� I)_ J> fyiray ar^y fl^ga^^Vi^^gaimiaEttiiWjna^^ mv Tarj?r ���������  The Military  Service Act, 1917  HPHE MILITARY SERVICE ACT is passed; the Proela-  ���������* mation issued October 13th. It is now the bounden duty  of every man in Class One to report for service or claim  exemption. This includes all bachelors and widowers without  children (not otherwise excepted) who were 20 years old on  the 13th October, 1917, and whose 34th birthday did not  occur before January 1st, 1917.  Go to your Post Office and ask for the form for reporting for service or  for claiming exemption. The form contains clear instructions for filling  in.   Do this not later than NOVEMBER 10th.  A  I have a large and splendid supply'[of  Raspberry Canes for. sale atjow prices.  Finest quality.  A. McCallum  Abbotsford  i  *awi .*���������'.������������������ ,.JUS  r-f"-' vm  f%  ABBOTSFORD  DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  ������������������   ���������       ��������������������������� - ' ���������      ��������� ... ���������,        , ,    r=  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  Vi,s the district, and industries already established,        Jl  321  With so many thousands of reports and claims to be dealt with, the rush  of Class One Men will grow heavier day by day. You will waste less of  your time and serve your own best interests if you avoid the inevitable  rush on the last days.  The law is being enforced with the Government and the People firmly  behind it.    Obey the law.    Do it today.  Issued by  The Military Service Council  wmiaammmhmwmmmiammmnamm  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,  PROPRIETpr?  HUNTINGDON, B' C.  .''if'"' ' '       ' ���������"'/;.���������' ,/���������*���������'  ..���������<k  ���������������W  vi :' '������-.  ���������'V ��������� l  ���������".'"%'.'  , .jMf.


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