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 Provincial Library.  #  .tauas  With which is incorporated'"The Huntingdon Stai-"  .     : '      / ���������'  Vol. XV L, No. 27.  ABBOTSFORD, B, C.   FRIDAY,   NOV.   8, 1918  l/~  ���������$1.0.0 per Year  i"J7fcV "u>k*ii**i+  8. Krayoski wis lies to announce lhal. ho has opened up Uic  K. U\ .Auto Ifepair Shop in connection with his {.susiness,  and has employed Frank Itrown, nn expert, mechanic, to  look after that end of the htcmicss.  A full  line   of  Ford parts and the  best  workmanship is at your service.  Try us for your next order.  Seven" Passenger Cadillac for hire  St&A  {  Farmers' "Phone  13. O.  -One short, one Ion  ���������30.  Long Distance  g, one short   '  Ridgedale Collects  For The Red Cross  Ridgedale "Willing Workers" have  finished their annual canvass for Red  Cross material fund. The folio-wig  is a list of those who contributed.  Collected by Mrs. John Smith' and  Celeste Page:  John Reid, $10; Frank W. Parley,  $5; Miss M. Miller, $3; Mrs. Roland,  ' ������1; John W. Smith, ������2; Sam Mcrcier,  $1; A. E. Farr, $2; Mrs: A. E.-Farr,  50; Will Beharrbll, $3; Ralph Bc:  harrell, .$3; Mrs. Geo .McTaggart, $1  John Overstail, $3; Ralph Morris, $2  Mrs. Moi, 25c; Mrs. Wm. Walters,  75c; Rosie Donatelli, 20c; Celeste  Page, $3;H. F. Page, 2; Reginald  Munday- $5: F. Saudberf, 50c; L. T.  Jones, ?5; E. Flodin, $.1; Howard  Rottluff, $5; Otto Norman, $1; John  Gilberg, 2 5c; Mrs. J. W. Carlson, SI:  Mrs. Carl Flodin, $1; Mrs. Bra.clner,  $5; Mrs. Kuelsrund, ?1; Mrs. Joe  Athey, 25c; Mrs. C. Lundy, ?1; Mrs.  Nelse Fore, $2; Ellen Almgren, 25c;  Ethel Almgren, 15c; Mrs. J. Adams,  $5; Percy Smith, $5; Joseph Smith,  $5.00; Olive Carter, $2.5 0, total  $88.60.    .. -    '  Colected by Mrs. Wm. Gurney and  Mrs.  J.  C.  Morris:  Nelson Machell $5.00; William  Gurney,-?5.00; W. D. Skinner, $2.00;  Frank Beharrell, $5.00; William Elliott, $5.00; Mrs. Thos. Aish, $1.00;  Charles Goodchild, 50(J; Mrs. Thon.  Goodchild,. 50(J; Thos. Graham, $1.00  Knute Anderson. 50^; ���������. Gilberfson  $1.00; H. G. Myhre, $1.00; G .A.  Paterson, 50if; H. F. Nicholson, 50<5;  Peter Grant, $1.00; .Lloyd Beharrell  $5.00; John Sandberg, $1.00; Allan  Stewart, $1.00; ���������. Griffith, $1.00;  Mrs. Alex. Robertson, $2.00; C. E.  Anderson $2; Mrs. Dawson 5 0<J; J. C  Morris, $5.00; Mrs. S. Stcnerson, 50������  Mrs.'John Mclntyro, $5.00; H. Graham, $2.00; Frank Wharton, $2.00;  J. A. Hargitt, $1.00; Lewis Sherwin,  $1.00; M. F. T. Kelso, $1.00; Robt.  Morcer, $1.00; J. Thos. Aish, $5.00;  Mrs. Joe Hargitt, $2.00. total-$67.00  Grand total of $156.10.    '  Matsqui Fair A  Financial Success  Matsqui Agricultural Fair a Grand,  Success Financially���������Debt Wiped  Out and Now Piano Belongs to  Association.  That the finances of the Matsqui  Agricultural Association is better  this year than any previous year will  be a' matter for congratulation by the  directors of the association. It enables the prize money to be all .paid  and the debt on the piano wiped out  with still a little cash left on hand.  This is the report of the energetic  secretary, Mr. C. Christianson of Gifford.  With such financial success this  year the Association starts out well  for 1919r which is to be the biggest  fair Matsqui ever knew. ' The directors have passed the word and are  going to have men at the head of it  that will devote more time than ever  to the work of placing that rich farming district on the map so far an  ���������Agricultural fair is concerned. Every  farmer in Matsqui will, be expected  next year to be an exhibitor���������either  large or small. He will be asked  early in the season to contribute;  some have already signified their intention of helping and some prizes  have been promised.  The piano in the hall now belongs  to the Association.  A  GOOD  INVESTMENT  CISSY  MUTT���������Energy, gemerosity, tendency to melancholy and to become  easily discouraged, resistance, persis-  tance, independence, touchiness, reck  lessness and carelessness about personal  clanger  and  health.  MOTHER ENGLAND���������Initiative,  dictatorial, somewhat domineering,  yet when opposed is not combative,  ���������but rather yielding and acquiescent.  Has had many disappointments and  difficulties so has lost hope in certain  lines.  ALBERTA���������Happy-go-lucky, versatile, constructive, indicisive, abstracted, inattentive, sincere, improvident, bright, and with a strong sense  ���������of justice.  T.V.H.T.���������Menial restlessness and  activity, vivid imagination, quick  tempered, conversational gifts, ingenuity, capability, level-headness in  some lines, keen sense of humor ana  wit.  Aside altogether from the element  of patriotism involved in the purchase of the next Victory Loan, its  potentiality as an investment security is of outstanding importance.  This is particularly true of the fifteen  year maturity.  Not only is the 5 1-2 per cent rate  of interest which it yields much hi?.;h-  er than it was possible for an investor in the securities of any stable  Government to obtain in pre-war days  but the Victory Loan is gilt edged in  the fullest sense of the term. True  there has been a substantial increase  in the public debt of the country during the past four years, but, on the  other hand, there has been even a  greater increase in the annual productive value of the Dominion.  Prior to the outbreak of the war,  the normal .spread between the interest rate on Government securities and  first.class mortgages was approximate  ly 2 to 2 1-3 per cent. During the  last two or three years the spread  has narrowed down to about one-half  To ordinary investors-���������that is those  who have sums of from five to twenty  five thousand dollars to invest���������the  meaning of this is obvious.  When war ceases, and the money  markets of the world again return to  normal conditions, the spread in interest yield between Government  bonds and loans on mortgages must  necessarily widen, because of the  higher character of the former type  of security.  The holder of the fifteen-year Victory bonds will, however, still be  drawing the high rate of 5 1-2 per  cent, on a security of the highest  grade. And one, too, that will be  free from taxation.  ,. If pence, came tonight lhe Canadian army mould have  to be fed and nursed i'or over a year before returning hi me.  Your money will do it. Ships must still be built and armies fed. This means a market but not the money i'or a  cash market." Will you lend your money for this purpose  The proceeds of the loan will provide the cash, produce  products and stabilize industry.  PERSONALS  O"  Ol.  od.  The last loan, made business  This loan will keep it good.  Business prosperity and the loan go  <=>v  together  The loan of 1917 was a guarantee against military defeat. It meant reinforcements, ordnance, food, ammunitions, hospitals���������Victory.  The loan of'1918 is a guarantee against commercial  depression!'  With one we secured Victory; with the other we will  ensure prosperity.  Our soldiers have done their full duty���������let us do ours.  CORRECTION  We printed an article on Size of  Berry Boxes, copied from the Seattle  Produce News.' We.had hopes that  at last the eastern small fruit growers had seen the light and had adopted a uniform package. We hwe long  been impressed with the need of uniformity of method in pack, and package, and welcomed the announcement. We wrote to Ottawa seeking  information corroborative of the announcement, and received the following reply:  "The Seattle Produce News has no  doubt been misinformed as in accordance with the amendment of May 20  last, and which becomes - effective  June 1st next, the use of three- sizes  of boxes is permitted, although the  dimensions of only one box (1 pint)  is defined.  "When the matter of standardizing  berry boxes came up for discussion  at the last conference held at Ottawa  tho representatives of the Eastern  Provinces "were unanimous in their  request for the continuance of the  4-5 quart and 2-5 quart boxes, and  owing to the shape of- these.���������it was  considered inadvisable to define the  dimensions. The pint box was defined in accordance with the wishes of  the B. C. representatives, but it will  still be legal to use the '1-5 and 2-5  boxes of various shapes."  We still advocate the adoption of  the deep pint hallock for strawberries  and sweet cherries. The shallow pint  for raspberries, logans, currants and  loganberries. ' This is the package a-  dopted by our competitors and wo  should meet this competition both in  quantity and quality. The express  charges aret he same. The crates  cost as much, and tlie few berries  needed to make up Lhe difference is  the only bone of contention.���������nnllai-  in.  .(a)  (b)  (c)  The" encouragement which  they derive from the knowledge that the folk at home  are helping win the war.  The munitions which    ensure them a bountiful supply of food and shell.  Their maintenance abroad.  It is in exchange for Canada's outlay upon munitions  that Britain maintains Canada's army overseas.  Great Britain and her allies by:  (a)     Conserving Britain's finances which   have   been   the  backbone of the    allies., as  well as of Britain herself.  Affording to the allies  both munitions and ships.  Releasing men in Britain  for "the battlefront who  would otherwise have to be  making munitions.  5.     Civilization by:'  (a) Helping to win .the war.  (b) Helping to promote thrift.  (c) Helping to strengthen the  tics between Canada and  all the allies.  And   a   help   like   that   i  tvorth while, isn't it?  (b)  (c)  Mrs. Grindrod (Maggie Nelson)  is in Abbotsford staying with'Mra.  B. 13. Smith/for the winter. ' Mr.  -Grindrod has gone overseas.  Johnnie  Shortr.eed   was "home" for  the .week end.  Mrs.  Weaver of  Collingwood  was  a visitor to Abbotsford on Saturday.  Miss  Mildred   Hill-Tout  has  quite  recovered  and  was  home  for'a-day  i and gone back on duty at the general  |. hospital.     Mr; Jimmic Hill-Tout was  ���������a visitor to Vancouver this  week.  Mr. Eric Weir, spent last week end  in Vancouver.  Pte. Manlius Zeigler was home on  Saturday.  Mr. l-lunf from Vancouver has purchased Mr. Albin Johnson'!; barber  shop and pool room.  Mr. A. M. King has moved his  business irj info Mr. Copping's butch-,  cr shop.  Mrs.   Parton   has   resigned   from"  the  secretaryship  of  tho  Red  Cross  Auxiliary���������the   work   has   been   too  strenuous for her.  Miss Simlitt has gone to' Vancouver for a while, her sister being sick'  Miss Gillen has her pupils for tho  time being with her own.  After the news of Thursday morning Abbotsford was' all excifomen!.,  but like other places when the uu-  ofHcial news was not confirmed quietness returned. But wait, if was a  good practice.  Two quilts have been raffled'for  ,IX<ed Cross and $25.50 was realized  Mrs. Gazley and Miss Urquhart were  the winners. Another quilt is bsing  gotten ready and tickets will bo  ready for sale shortly.  Mr. Mclnnis' brother is home from  the front visiting Mr. Mclunis.  BORN���������To. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur  Ross of Aldergrove a son, in the Abbotsford hospital.  Mr.   Arthur   Taylor   is   out   again  .and Mr. Salt is recovering too from  ,  an attack of influenza.  Word has ben  received  that    Mr.  John McEwcn is sick with the "flu"  "Mrs.   Fraser had  word  from Donald'.    He   is   improving   but   still   in  the hospital.  -'  Mr. Coogan had a brother and a  sister-in-law die in New York of the  "flu" within a few days of each  other.  Mr. -and Mrs. Roche have arrived  from Calgary to take up their residence   on   theiri   ranch''���������the   Fuller  a   help  place.  Mr.  was a  Frank Sutherby from Ladner  visitor in  town  this  week.  Save!     Remember  that  the  425.-  000   men   who   have   gone   oversee:s  can't get  home for, awhile,  an they  must be kept.  SOP!    LOOK!    LOOSES!  A HELP THAT  JS  WORTH  'WI-ltlM  2.  by:  ���������   The man who buys a Victory Bond  helps. ,  1. ���������  Himself by:  (a) Encouraging lhe  saving habit.  (b) Getting a high rate on his  money.  (c) Securing an absolutely non  speculative  investment.  Himself  and  his   fellow  citizens  (a) Giving employment- to  thousands in Canadian munition factories.  (b) Giviug trade-to the. merchants from whom these  people  buy.  (c) Creating in this way a general  prosperity   throughout  Canada.  3.    Canadian soldiers by:  The Abbotsford-Matsqui Unit of the ' Canada Victory  Loan is now well over their quota of.' $50,000. The total  turned into headquarters at New Westminster up to Thursday evening now amounts to $74,957. This represents 82  applications. The-committee are striving to double their  quota and make it $100,000. This wo.uld seem a large un-  uudertaking but the committee are.well aware that tlie  money is right here in the district and then some. Intending subscribers are urged not to put the matter off until  the closing day of the drive. DO IT NOW. Do not procrastinate. As an iducement to investors there is nothing  equal (o this opportunity. There will never be another  chance to secure. Government Bonds at hl/2 per cent free  ���������from income tax. Responsible financiers inform us thai  now  (bat. the terrible struggle  is at am end. that, these  .Government bonds in a short time will be quoted on .'th'*  stock markets above par.  Some people, may argue wi(h the canvasser that the  money is not now needed. The Canadian Government will  still need every cent of the Victory Loan to carry on. The  400,000 Canadians overseas cannot be demobilized in a  day. . If will take a year to bring them back at the rate  of 30.000 a month. They must be fed and paid during  that period. The government must also have money to  finance the re-construction period. That will lie a national effort of the first magnitude. It will be necessary if the  prosperity of the country, which has been supported by  national war effort, is to continue. And only the loan of  'money is asked for on the best security in the land.  56*13  m  m  W PAGE FOUR  THE AjBBOTSFOKD POST  Miirtmi|iii������"  Exac  KBTJ-M,    ������������������������!!.  ������������������^3 _^  MmMm  i iyrt ��������� m5������  ''rfflF ABBOTSFORD POST  IPublished Every Friday  JL, A.; Bates, .Editor * and Proprietor  FINISH BEEP/ANIMALS r.-      .  FOB THE MAUKMT  J-'J^l'-U. -.JILU������������������L ^.'S-^'A-'J.  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918  ���������* *������������������ '���������jF-iiw������'ft'"M*i  Wo read an article recently in an exchange which gave a  most erroneous impression as to the part the farmer should  play in financing the great struggle or victory loans and the  world freedom. It.suggested,that the farmer should not borrow  money with which to buy Victory bonds���������that he should not "inconvenience himself" in lending financial support at this critical  time' in the'history of the nation.  This is not time to think .of inconvenience at home. If inconvenience is to be.the basis of thought, let the farmer consider  first the inconvenience of the boys oh the' firing line in France.  At this particular time it is up to all Canadians to make sacrifices  This is not time to think of comfortable financial circumstances  and freedom from inconvenience, if the boys at the blazinz,  thundrous front are standing in, muddy trenches dodging shell  splinters and Hun bullets and facing the.terrible gas attackes  there is no reason why .the farmer at home should not extend  himself to help out. .  Don't think of inconvenience. Think of the inconvenience  and danger of your son, or your neighbor's son, at the front, buy  Victory bonds to the -limit. Stretch, your financial system to the  breaking point, if need be,-to support your government and the  boys who are actually engaged in the business of fighting your  fight.  If you haven't the.money at hand to do your full duty toward  . The Hon. T. A. Crerar, Minister of  Agriculture,    calls    upon    Canadian  farmers to finish-.their beef animals  for   market.'    Too  many   lightweight  animals ��������� have .'been  slaughtered.   "It  is of the greatest importance," says  Mr. Crerar, "that our farmers should  before' marketing so   long  as  space  for trans-atlant'ic cargoes is as limited  as, at.'present.    The British ministry of food will pay the top prices  only for bacon which is cut from select hogs weighing between  150. and  25 0   pounds  live  weight.    The' beef-  carcass, in order to be favorably considered,  should ..weigh  at  least  500  pounds."  ,t  , * i  t -fi. i.  FOOD PRODUCTION' IN..JAKAXCH  the great cause, go,out-and borrow itfrom your bank���������borrow so  that you can buy bonds "until it nips." Your financial support  may be the measure of your practical patriotism������������������and the nation needs practical patriotism at this critical period, even if  the war looks good. - The boys must be brought home.  Don't think of inconvenience���������think of success.  BUY VICTORY BONDS  ������ It would ^appear that Dewdney riding has been divided into  two distinct parts by. the premier of this province, who is also  the representative for-Dewdney���������the.part which he nurses with  fondness and the part which he has, neglected as though it were  a step-child: We are told that hardly, a week passes but that  a visit is made to the-western part of the riding, where it is said  that much money has been spent during the past year. How different, if this be true,- to. the district west of the Stave river  where our premier'hardly sets foot nor listens to any. of the appeals for better roads. With a full to overflowing treasury we  are left.to get along as best we can.. The roads-are.becoming  almost impassable and even dangerous yet although the through  traffic has been'diverted to what the government consider a  municipal road nothing is. given to keep it up. Not. so we are  told in the western, end of the riding, where Honest John thinks  lie is as solid as the Rock of Gibraltar when it comes election  times. However we hope for a change of government after the  next session and let us hope that with that change this part of  the riding will be accorded better treatment.  More   than   1,000,000   Frenchmen  have been killed, in'war and  1,500,-  000  arc physically unfitted  by their  injuries to carry on theirfarm work.  The womon are managing the farms  aud  doing most o f the farm   work.  In  battle  zones, such  as  the  Champagne   district,   women   did   not   forsake  their work    in the fields even  when   German  shells   were  bursting  round  them. When the cannonading  was heavy they lay flat on the ground  and as soon as there was a lull they  would be up attending to their grape  vinos. Tho wives of French  farmers  have always helped their husbands in  the fields. They now do double duty,  rising    earlier    and  working    later.  Horses were conscripted for the army  Mid French women have t aken their  place to draw the plows and harrows.  Food   production  in   France   despite  the efforts, of women,  children  and  the. efforts  pf women,  children,  old  men and:cripples.has dropped to one-  third. *  TAKES OFF DANDRUFF,  HAIR STOPS FALLING  Save your Hair!    Get a small bottle  .. ofjrPanderi.ne .right now���������Also  ".'..". stops.itching ,scalp.       ''[  It looks as though it was time for a change of government.  It is claimed that the provincial government gets more taxes  out the people east of the Stave than west, yet there, is less  money spent in Mission, Dewdney and Nicomen Island than to  the west. If this be true let us plan to oust "Bluff John Oliver  and his gang next election.  BUY AND HELP OTHERS TO BUY  ��������� VICTORY BONDS  NOTICE TO SOLDIERS ON HARVEST LEAVE.  Attention is directed to a recent announcement published  in the ' Press by the Military Service Branch, Department  of Justice, regarding extensions : to be granted to men  EXEMPTED AS FARMERS.  It is pointed out that this DOES NOT IN ANY WAY  AFFECT MEN WHO HAVE BEEN ORDERED BY THE  REGISTRAR TO REPORT to Depot Battalions and who  have thereafter-received leave of absence from the Military  Authorities. v  Once a man has been ordered to report for duty by the  Registrar he leaves the jurisdiction of the Registrar and comes  under that of the Department of Militia and Defence, and is to  be considered as a soldier. This applies to men of the 20 to 22  Class who have been ordered to report by the Registrar in  virtue of the cancellation of exemptions by Order-in-Council of  the 20th April last, as well as to those ordered to report in the  usual way on refusal of claim for exemption, or on expiration  of exemption granted.  All men, accordingly, who have been ordered to report, and  are therefore SOLDIERS, and who have subsequently been  granted harvest leave by the military authorities, MUST,  NOTWITHSTANDING THE NOTICE ABOVE REFERRED TO, REPORT ON THE EXPIRATION OF  THAT LEAVE, unless they are notified to the contrary by  their Commanding Officer or by general notice published by  the Department of Militia and Defence.  DEPARTMENT OF  MILITIA  AND  DEFENCE.  Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy  hair . is mute . evidence ��������� of a 'neglected  scalp'; of - dandruff���������that. awful scurf.  There is : nothing , bo' destructive to  the hair aa dandruff.... It. robs' the hah  of its lustre, ite strength and its -verj  life; eventually" producing -'a feverish-  j ness and itdhing of ."the scalp, which if  I not ramedied oaiiBes the hair roots to  shrink, loosen and-die���������then the hair  falls out fast.' A little Danderine tonight���������now���������-any time-"���������will surely save  yov.r hair.  Get a small, bottle of Knowlton's  Daiiderjne from any drug store. You  Mirely can have beautiful hair and lots  of it if you will. just.try a little Danderine.    Save your hair J    Try it!  Funeral Director  AGSNT   FOR   HEADSTONES  Pirne Connection. Mission City  gUDIllii'lMUjmijliJJililKlnCI^k  8wMM  STNOPglS OF GOAL MINING .REGULATIONS  f Co������.l Miningr Rlfhta of the . Dominion iii  JKamtoba.y Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  rttfcaa -Sanitary "attjl in a. portion ol the  7TfrUxfi9 of British Columbia, may be leased  for ft. term of twoaty-oae years at usi annual  racial oi 51 per aero." Not more than 2500  acw<3 wiU bo loosed to one applicant.  Appllc������Uon for a lease must be made by  Ua* applicant ia pwsaa to the Agrent or Sub-  A*������nt 9t ta������ dUtrlct In which the rights ap-  nft������d tor are situated.  Is surveyed territory the land rau9t be de-  acrtbed by seotlona, or lee/al sub-divisions,  nod In unaurTOyod territory the tract applied  Xor shall bo stalled out by the applicant hini-  a������it.  Each  application must be  accompanied by  ��������� fee  of  $5   which  will  be  refumiod  If  the  riirbts  applied  for are not available,  but dot  ��������� therwlss.    A   royalty  shall   bo   paid   on   the  mtir'Aautabfe output* of tho mine at the rate  Tte person operating- tho mine shall furnish the apont with swore .returns accounting'  for the full quantity of merchantable coal  BBlaod and pay the royalty thereon. If the  ooal mining rtsrhta are- not being- operatod.  suuti returns shall be furnished at least ouoe  a year.  Tho lease wlU Include the coal mining  rlshis'oiily, but the lesseae may be permitted  I to ; iVohase. whatever available surface rights  considered necessary for the woridas  of the mine at the rate of $10.00 Per aero.  Fj- full information application shoud be  ;or,ce to the Secretary of the Department ol  the Interior, Ottawa, or to any agent or aub-  nsmd of "Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  - i        Deputy Minister of Interior.  N.   B,���������Unauthorized   publication   of   this  'aflvdrttsement  will not  be paid  for.���������587732.  Every part oi' an inch you are away from the telephone  when speaking, places tho called party miles distant. One  inch''from the telephone lengthens the line six- miles; two  inches, ten miies; three inches, sixteen miles, etc. ���������  ,. Therefore, remember to; speak directy. into .the trans-  mitter.'  ��������� ��������� '  'BRITISH COLUMBIA. TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  THK  IMtlNTEIfM AUK  NOW  AT' WOKK  ON  s  British Columbia Directory  ��������� IN FIVE MAIN SECTIONS   ���������  Compiled and I'milcd in Ili-iliah Columbia���������bhtdoracd by 11. C. Government  Boards of Trade, Manufacturers' Association aud other bodies  BRITISH COI.l'MKIA y ISA ft BOOK���������One hundred patron of official data, covering  Agriculture, Lands Timber, ' Mining, -Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Public  Works, prepared by  lhe  various��������� Departments. Tills section  will cover  fully  tho development in  British Columbia.  GAZETTEER, deseiibinr over 1900 tides, towns, villages and settlement* within  ' Hie Province,  showing- location, distance from  larger points, how  reached  aud by what lines; synopsU of local resources,- population, etu. "' ������������������  ALPHABETICAL .DIRECTORY .of  all  business and   .professional  men,, Farmers,  Stock Raisers, Fruit Growcra, etc., in all towns and districts.  CLASSIFIED   DIRECTORY  of  Manufacturers,  Retailers,  Producers,  Dealers,  and  Consumers,   listing   all   products   from   the  raw   material   to   the   finished  article.  TRADE NAMES AND TRADE MARKS���������A list of popular trade names alphabetically. If you want to know the manufacturer or.selling agent of a  trade-name article, look up this section. '  .INCORPORATED CITIES���������All gazetteer  Information  in. the Directory of  the  incorporated  cities   of   the   Province :will  be  prepared .by  either   the  City '  Council or tho Board.of Trade, thereby offlical.  ADVERTISING BRITISH COLUMBIA���������-It is necessary to continue to advertise  British Columbia outside ofthe*rovince, In order that tourists and settlers  will continue to come. With this aim in view, a copy of the Directory  will be placed in leading Libraries and Boards-, of Trade throughout the  ��������� . Canadian Prairies, Eastern .Canada, the United States and abroad. The  Directory will be used by prospective tonrists and settlers as an official  guide of the Province.  The Subscription price of the Directory .is $10.00, express paid.  WRIGLEY DIRECTORIES, Ltd.  VANCOUVER  MISSION CITY, B.C.  We have the best equipped Repair =  s������ Shop in the Fraser Valley, includ- 5  ^3 ing a s  5 BATTERY CHARGING MACHINE 2  jS When Tin' trouble give  us  a  call =  S You will be assured of: Courtesy S  s and square Dealing by our skilled S  s Avorkxoen.                                     ' -' ~  "ESS*  Si THE ABBOTSFORD POST  U.i  A CHANCE FOR CANADIAN  CONSUMERS  Consumers of Canada have now <in  opportunity of ascertaining whether  the prices they pay for foodstuffs are  reasonable and fair or possible extortions by alleged profiteers. All they  have to do in each municipality in  Canada is to ask their municipal  council to investigate the prices ask-  ' ed by retailers and to draw conclusions as to whether these prices arc  fair and reasonable. These Fair Price  Committees .will then .publish their  findings in the form of lists.  In  this  way the   "consumer     will  make sure whether they are paying-  prices   which   are  unreasonable   and  unfair  or- not.   It  may be  that  the  prices which-tho Committee considers  to be fair and reasonable will not be  any   lower   than   tho  present   prices  charged by retailers,    in some cases  they may bo higher.    But that need  ��������� not bother the consumer so long as  he   is  satisfied  through  the  investigation   of   the   impartial   Pair   price  committee within his own municipality   that   I ho   prices   published   lndi-'  cato a fair and  reasonable standard  to  guido  both  consumer and   retailor,   having  in   mind   war  conditions  and the unsettling of pro-war-prices.  If there is a desire on tho part of  consumers to find out just where they  stand In regard to prices which they  have to pay for foodstuffs, they now  have  a  golden   opportunity  to   have  the matter dealt with  once and  for  all under the provisions of the recent  Order-in-Council, fathered by the De-.  partment of Labour, relative to the  appointment of municipal Fair Price  Committees. .  ���������(5n some quarters it is said that  Fair Price Committees will not solve  the food problem present in most  households. It. may be pertinent to  suggest that municipal Fair Price  Committees first should be given a  chance to show' that they can find a  solution before the principle of municipal Fair Price Committees is condemned out of hand. It is a good  rule to support measures that seem  to tend in the right direction.- A similar program has been effected in the  United States.  The virtue of the Order-in-Council  giving authority to municipalities to  appoint Fair Price Committees to investigate the prices consumers have  to pay, lies in the publicity that will  be given to the findings. In this way  public, opinion will be formed, and  enlightened public opinion may be  trusted to co-operate in all-national  food efforts if it knows the facts. You  can always give anything a thorough  trial once.  ASHES AS FERTILIZER  The experience, of many generations of farmers and' gardeners" has  proven the high value of unbleached  wood ashes as a fertilizer, especially  for clover, corn, farm roots and vegetables and fruit - crops : generally.  Wood ashes contain no nitrogen and  supply no humus, but as far as mineral plant food is concerned there is  probably no compounded mineral  fertilizer on the market that is more  effective and more lasting. They furnish potash, lime, phophoric acid���������  the very elements taken from the  soil by the forest trees and, returned  to the soil they will supply, in the  very best form and combinations, the  mineral plant food required by our  crops.���������Experimental Farm Bureau  '������OASOARBTS'' WORK  WHILE YOXJ SLEEP  For   Sick   Headache,   Sour   Stomach,  Sluggish  Liver and Bowels���������*  ' Take Caacarets tonight.  Furred Tongue; Bad Taste, Imdigea  tion, Sallow Skin and Miserable Headaches eome from a torpid liver- and  clogged bowels, which cause your stomach to became filled with undigested  food, whioh sours and ferments like garbage in a swill barrel. That's the first  step to untold misery���������indigestion, foul  gases, bad breaith, yellow skin, mental  fears, everything that is horrible, and  nauseating. A Oascaret to-night wiB  give your constipated bowels a thorough  oleanaing end straighten you out ay  morning. They work while you sleep���������  a lO-cent box from your druggist will  keep you feeling gco'd for months.  PAGE THREll  KK^^SEBK^  S������������������  r SSSRCHttsZ  nSsBtsSS  P  e e  I  I  l"*=a������.  39H  II  /������  <?i  ..'!  "Saswazeaas.'.'i'j  S5&  <-w '  <t!   ..       .-^vyj  ������ ������ *  Jfa  * c^  t(t*/i  mowme a marl^  Mi:  Of Canada's total production in the calendar year 1917, of copper,-..':  lead and zinc, amounting* to $35,750,000, British Columbia produced  $21,350,000.  For the fiscal year ending March 31st, 1918, Canada sold on  credit to Great Britain and the Allies more than $46,000,000 worth  of metals, the greater part of which were produced from the  mines of British Columbia. That was more than three times the  average exports for the three preceding years.  The Victory Loan 1917 made this  production possible because it enabled  Canada to give credit to Great Britain  and the allies for their metal purchases  in this country.  Without this market the mines and  smelters of British Columbia could not  have sold-their outputs.  But the mines have had a market  for their ores. The smelters have  turned out, tremendous quantities of  copper, lead and zinc.  This production has not only  brought prosperous times to the miners  but it has been a mighty factor in helping to win the war, for these metals  were absolutely necessary'to the production of munitions in both Canada  and Europe.  ' The Victory Loan 1918 will keep  the good work going. "British Columbia will continue to have a market  for her metals.and other minerals and  these will help to win: the war.  By buying Victory Bonds you enable Great Britain to secure needed  materials for munitions and you help  to maintain prosperity in British Columbia.  ������  /  Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee,'  in co-operation with the Minister of IMnaiicc  of tlie Dominion of Canada.  gflfflags'ii'i*^^  PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FLU  1. The sick should be separated  from the healthy. This' is especially  Important in the case of first attacks  -in the household.  2. Discharges from the nose and  mouth should not be allowed to get  dry on a. pocket handkerchief or Inside the house, office or factory. They  should at once "be collected in paper  or clean rags and burned. If this can  not be done, they should be dropped  In a vessel containing water.  3. Infected articles and rooms  should be cleansed and disinfected.  Use disinfectants everywhere. Wash  the hands frequently.  4. Those attacked should not, on  any account, mingle, with other people for at least a period of ten days  from the commencement of the at  tack. In severe cases, they should remain away from work: for a longer  period..  H. Special 'attention should be  given to cleanliness oi'.'ul ventilation.  Warm clothing should be worn, the  feet-should be kept dry and all-unnecessary exposure arc Ided..  .Save!   You  may not   always  draw  your present big w.ag,ea .  . .. Mr. F. E. P.ullen of Wljpnnq-"'.-.  lias won tho first prize iii the seyrn'h  International egg laying contest hold  at Victoria under the auspices of th--*  agricultural department. His: birc!.i  were Anconas, and those" of his 13.'  ���������riviiis 'were White Leghorns. Mr. Pollen s champion hens laid 1077 ?Kr's  iu 11'months. The competitors in  the contest hailed from Oregon. U. S.  A    and all over B. C. PAGE SIX  WBoarssssassssxssa^s  nvmtmfwm., i ujuijlff Uii^SS  THE ABBOTSFORD  POST,  ABBOTSFO.RD,  B.  C.  '!=i9  JWT CASKV'S PRA.YKU  -An Irish, soldier, after, ton months  of hard active service, applied for a  furlough. Mis request was granted,  aud then it dawned on him that he  had-no money to' take advantage of  his holiday. lie wanted one hundred  dollars to gp to Paris.  lie was at. his wit's end,.there being no time to bo lost, when ho recalled his old mother's advice lo' apply In tiie good Cod above in time of  trouble. So ho wrote and posted  this letter:  i "|),-.;ir |,ord: Hero. I am after  P.ghf'i'.' ion months in mud up to me  neck.- The work is somewhat un-  plensnnt, but Ye'll be glad to hoar  that ! I-iliod-ni'l.y Germans. Now  I'm a I'i'itlo tired ami 1 have, me furlough all right, but 1 have no money  left, having spent most of what I had  for prayer books. Ask Father-McCarthy if ye don't believe me! So,  Lord,'I ask ye In the name of all the  saints I'or the small sum. of 100 dollars. Sure, yo'll never miss it, and  If ye send the money I'll never forget ye in my prayers.  PAT CASEY."  ���������' In due course this appeal reached  the censor's office which ha'ppenod in  this particular locality to bo housed  in tiie Y.M.CA. quarters. The letter was passed around and aroused  considerable attention and discussion  and interest, as Casey was known to  lie a'brave and cheerful lighter.  Contributions weresought, and finally the sum of fifty dollars was raised. This was sent to tlie aplicaut,  without comment, in a Y. M. C. A.  envelope. The next day the following acknowledgement was received:  ���������'Dear Lord: I've received your fit)  dollars as per application  for     furlough  money,  and  I  thank  yo.  May  yer shadow  never  grow  less.   '   lint  I make so bold as to give yo a word  of warnin'.     Send tho'next money by  , tho  K. of  C.'s.  Yo sent the  last by  i tho  Y.M.CA.   and   they  nipped   half  loMlonye. '���������    PAT CASI.CV."-  NOT SUFFICIENT  RHKlEIGfCHATOll  CAUS  O'tawa, Oct. 3 1..���������Complaints from  the Oknung'iM Valley that fruit district are. not getting propor refrigerator car service have been before the  railway commission. Sir I-lcury Dayton, chairman of the commission, in  an opinion today, points out that the  Canadian Pacific: Railway has had  to use a large proportion of refrigerator cars in the overseas movements  of fresh meats. M'e adds that the C.  P. it. has gone on the market-for heal  crs nud purchased a considerable  supply,  although   far   short   of  sup-  11 plying all cars which may be required.  Sir Henry under the circumstances  I does  not  think   it  feasible  to  order  more than the s ops already lakon.  The following Regulations, recently approved t>y  the Governor ' General in Council, impose strict  obligations upon every employer TO ASSURE HIMSELF THAT EACH OF HIS EMPLOYEES OF  MILITARY AGE AND DESCRIPTION IS IN  POSSESSION OF DOCUMENTS PROVING  THAT HE IS NOT IN ANY WAY IN DEFAULT  UNDER THE MILITARY SERVICE ACT.  An employer who is charged with having a  defaulter in his employ must be able to prove  THAT THE MILITARY SERVICE PAPERS  ISSUED BY THE REGISTRAR OR MILITARY  AUTHORITIES TO THE EMPLOYEE IN QUESTION WERE PRODUCED FOR HIS INSPECTION at the time when the employee was taken into  his employment, and that it was reasonably established to his satisfaction that the man was not in  default under the Military Service Act. It should be  clearly understood that the Canadian Registration  Certificates given on June 22, 1918, at the time of  general registration, in no way define the status of a  man under, the Military Service Act.  REGULATIONS.  " 106. Every person who  , employs or retains in his service  any man who has deserted or  is absent without leave' from  the Canadian Expeditionary  Force, or who is in default in  the performance of any obligation or requirement for reporting or for military service,  imposed upon him by the Act  or Regulations, or any proclamation thereunder, shall be  guilty of an offence punishable  on summary conviction by imprisonment not exceeding six  months, or by a penalty of not  less than One Hundred Dollars,  and of not more than Five  Hundred Dollars,' or by both  such imprisonment and fine,  unless such person prove that  he made due inquiry and  that THE MILITARY SERVICE PAPERS ISSUED BY  THE REGISTRAR OR THE  MILITARY AUTHORITIES  TO THE MAN SO EMPLOYED OR RETAINED  IN HIS SERVICE WERE  PRODUCED FOR HIS INSPECTION, and that it was  reasonably established to his  satisfaction by such inquiry  and papers that the man was  not a deserter or absent from  the force without leave, or in  default in respect of any of the  obligations  or    requirements  aforesaid."  " 106a. Every person who  HARBOURS OR CONCEALS  OR IN ANY WAY ASSISTS  ANY MAN WHO IS A DESERTER OR ABSENT  WITHOUT LEAVE FROM  THE CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, or  who is in default in the performance of any obligation or  requirement for reporting or  for military service imposed  upon him by the Act or Regulations or any proclamation  thereunder, shall be guilty of  an offence punishable upon  summary conviction by imprisonment not exceeding six  months, or by a penalty of not  less than One Hundred Dollars  and of not more than Five  Hundred Dollars, or by both  such imprisonment and fine,  unless such person prove that  he was not aware and had no  reasonable ground to suspect  that the man so harboured,  concealed, or assisted was a  deserter or absent from the  forces without leave or in  default in respect of any of the  obligations or requirements  aforesaid."        . ���������  MILITARY SERVICE  BRANCH.  b  Not All D&scocenv;  Our efforts  in   mediating  between  growers  and. shippers   on   one  hand,  and brokers aud jobbers on the other  places us in tlie position of being call-  j ed  en   by  eiiher party    only    wJioii  ! trouble'in shipments arises. We nev-  'er hear of the good shipments unless  ������������������ perchance when visiting a warehouse  when  some   fine  suff   has  rolled  in.  This fact may explain the critical attitude noticed in the Bulletin.  Mow-  ever,   it   is   not   all   complaints.    In  reality,  we have many  pleasant experiences and' as the season is practically ended, we can afford to .mention some of the complimentary  remarks we overheard:  "D. C. field grown tomatoes "have  the finest, color of any that come on  this   market."���������Itegina _ broker.  "13. C. strawberries have the best  llavor of any, it will take time to  make this fact stick. Iced refrigerator cars arrived in Winnipeg in perfect condition."���������Winnipeg inspector  "The Gordon Mead strawberry deal  this year was handled in. a manner  satisfactory to me, it is one of the  pleasing incidents in ' my experience  in the fruit game."���������It. R. ��������� Scott,  President Scott Fruit Co., Winnipeg.  "We'nofice a decided improvement  in the filling of raspberry hallocks  this year."���������Independent Calgary  Jobber.  "We notice very few consignments  to retail trade this year."���������Prince- Al-  bi.'rt. i orrospondont.  "The Banko Itauc-.h pears arc tlie  finest that come, on this market.",--  Leading Calgary  .'Jobber.  "The -Occidental Fruit Co., have  greatly improved their pack this  vear.'"���������Leading Calgary Jobber.  ''The O. K. Brand is fine, and has  improved greatly this year. Their  grades arc higher all through."��������� A  Leading   Calgary   Jobber.  "Stirling & Pifcairn pride, thorn-  selves, on their pack."���������Regina dealer.  "Willow Point (Kootenay) apples  shipped so far have been perfectly  satisfactory to me."���������Leading Winnipeg Wholesaler.  These are only a few of the nice  things 'we hear. It is the pleasing  things that go to establish the dealers' confidence in us. Growers should  not whine at the rigid enforcement  of discipline by, the Association manager, it is care at shipping end that  brings satisfaction at this end and it  pays.���������Bulletin.  It is as much your duty to save  as it is the duty of the soldier to  fight.  ���������^H^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^-  o  QUALITY' AND LOW    PRICES  tens  you tlie kind of Groceries,we sell. ' On  every item on which we are able to reduce the price we increase the consumption; that is why Lee's Groceries  are popular. ��������� '     . '  NOW is the time to purchase your  .Christmas supplies.  I/icenee   No.   8-JJS5!l8  ALBERT'"LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  See me now about that Insurance  -B-J..B-4,  "Hi  tie  Vv ������  I have a largo and "splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  ���������V!  ������2. ?J Kf \J  fnd  tt^'T^Vl^^Al^^^VOW  iimii  FARMERS AND  THE  LOAN  exandna  ir  i  .ote  ZZKZXS3XESSSSES2SZZZ  Z3SS  Last year, the people of Canada  "oared to the Government $41 9,0U0.-  000 to carry on-the war. Out of that  sum were spent huge sums to finance  (he purchases of the British Government in Canada for food and munitions: Since the war began the ira-  rorial Munitions Board has awarded  contracts in Canada amounting to  $1,200,000,000 and about GOO,000.-  0 00 have been advanced by the Government and banks. Besides that  there were heavy ��������� advances to assist  in the export of Canada's agricultural nroducts.  These suras havie been the cause of  a .tremedous expansion of industry.  Farmers, as well as manufacturers  have been able to sell their surplus  products to Great Britain and to get  the money at once. They have gone  on rautliplying their efforts and doing  their part in winning the war, for  Great Britain had to eat while h.?r  soldiers were away fighting. . In the  past year the Government has advanced 5100,000,000 to finance our agricultural and animal products to Great  Britain. The bacon output was entirely handled out of Loan funds.  And this year there will be some  heavy calls out of the 1918 Victory  Loan. Canada has a surplus of  ch.T-se for export amounting to $40."  000,000. Butter, eggs and condensed milk will amount to $10,000,000  more. The Victory Loan will go!,  these to their only market, Great  Britain. The exportable wheat crop  will be 100,000,000 buslrcls and the  value ������225,000,000. Victory Loau  money for the most part will fmavi-r- j  this. '  it is a big story. Perhaps we vn:;>  better understand the tremedous im- |  port of the Victory Loan by comparing the agricultural'and animal exports of the last fiscal year with  four vears ago. In 1015 Canada exported of these $209,000,000; last  year the figures grew to $74 0,000,000  because the Dominion Government  was able to find the money for the  handling of these exports. In manufactures exports have increased from  $8X000.000 in 1915 to $030,000,000  in the last fiscal year. Many great  industries have been built up. The  whole country has felt the impulse to  greater endeavor. This is the spirit  that is winning the war. We must  not let it lag. Subscribe to the  Victory Loan.  Farmers' and Travelers'  trade solicited.  ' Newly- Furnished   ,(  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY. "PROPRlET^p  , HUNTINGDON, B   C.  f  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT - BOARD .OF.  TRADE  .President, Hope. Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C. j  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding.manufacturiiig sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established,  I?  "5*      ��������� . ,i  Save!  will be  The   money   wasted   today  needed tomorrow.  ...r,.^!������iji������u..i^.:.i...^l������^vrgTS.gBi^j::^j^^  Now is the time to get your supply of Butter Wrappers for  summer months. .  Get them at BATES' PRINTING OFFICE.  wmmmmmmmmiBmiMSiii


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