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 With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Staff;"  Vol. XL, No.. 6.  4BB0TSF0RD. B, 0. FREDDY,., NOVEMBER 19, 1915  ������Sh>8  $1.00 per Year  We are moving to the Gazely Block in a few days.  We want to clear out some odd lines before we go.  '5 pairs only of Boys',Long Rubber Boots, regular-  .$3.00, to clear at per pair  .$1.50  12 pairs Boys' Rubbers, sizes 11, 12 and  13,  regular 75c, to clear at,  per pair , 50c  15 pairs Boys' Rubbers, sizes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, regular  85c, to clear at, per pair ........... 60c  8 pairs Men's High Top Boots, worth up to $7.00  a pair, to clear at, per pair $5.00  ,3 pairs; only of Men's  Corduroy Pants,   regular  . $4.50, to clear at,, per pair. . ." '.$3.00  15 Men's Plain Woof Undershirts,   regular $1.50  to clear at, each... ��������� '; 95c  A stack of Granite Dishes,  regular. 25c1 each,-, to  clear at,  each. ; 15c  Dozens of other lines to be cleared at less than wholesale prices.  TUB   MATSQUI   COUNCIL  Our stock of these is how nearly complete. If you  want choice, fresh, Raisins, Currants, Peels, Nuts,  etc., our store is headquarters.  Abbotsford, B. C.  PERSONALS  Mr. Currie'a house is in the course  of erection.   ,  Mr. Boyd has bought a new Ford  automobile.  Miss Stewart of Mt. Lehman is visiting her friend Mrs. Martin.  Mrs. Gambel"of the Upper Sumas,  "Road is in very poor health at present.  Quarterly communion in the Presbyterian church on December the oth  at 11 a., m.  fore Christmas and1 the Abbotsford  Presbyterian Sunday School on Xmas  Eve.  The Rev. J. L. Campbell, D. D. of  the first Baptist church of Vancouver  has agreed to lecture on his trip  through the Holy Land in the'Presbyterian church on the, 16th of December.  Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ryall are on  a visit to the homes of their parents  in the village.  Jack Kennedy who spent the summer in the prairies returned on Monday of this week.  Mr. and Mrs. McGowan Mr. Mc-  Ewen, Mr. McLean and Mr. Trethe-  wey were in Vancouver this week.  Mr. Lachlan McNeill who had undergone a serious operation in the  Graudview hospital, Vancouver,- visit  ed his brother this week.  The Ladies Aid met in the 'home  of Mrs. Henry Smith on Wednesday  when a goodly number was present.  The next social afternoon "tea" will  be given in the home of Mrs.,Hill on  Wednesday of next week.  MISSION   CITY  RED   CROSS  Miss Roselda Zeig'.er, .Mrs. Cope-  land, M.rs. Williams and Mrs. Brown-  oil who are patients m the rSumas  hospital-are reported ali doing well.  Mr. and Mrs. Fisher and son of  Chicago are visiting their friends. Mr.  and Mrs. Taylor and Mr. and Mrs.  Lohey. The Fishers are on. their  Avay to California' :vhere they may  pass the winter.  Rev. J. S. Henderson of Vancouver gave an instructive and interesting lecture en Prohibition in Britain  Columbia on Monday eveing in the  Presbyterian church.  The Huntingdon St. Paul's Sunday  School will tgive their Christmas tree  entertainment on Tuesday evening be  (From the Frase-r Valley Record)  On Thursday iat-.t the packing  committee of Mission Red Cross Society met and packed two ca.ses ot  supplies which were sent to Central  Red Cross Depot in Vancouver to be  forwarded to Ei.-gland. The cases  contained: 13 surgical shirts, li pyjamas, 9 pair ward slippers, ->0 eye-  bandages, 29 T. bandages, 10 kneo  bandages, 13 many tail bandages, 20  cup covers, 90 handkerchief s^ 19 bedside bags, 2 pairs operation socks, 4  shoulder pads, 2 pairs over shoes, 10  scarves and helmets, 2 elbow rests,  9 pairs mitts, 2 irregular bandages, 1  sling and 1 pillow case. Twenty parcels were sent to Mission men in the  trenches,each containing 1 pair socks  1 helmet and 1 handkerchief:  STAVE FALLS  The members of the Westerns-Canada Power Company are sending  Christmas parcels to those who have  left the company and are at the front  To raise funds for this purpose a  card party was held at Stave Falls on  Saturday evening November 13th.  With a collection, the sum of $80  was raised which will be added to  by the Vancouver office staff and altogether it is expected that about  |150 worth of good things will reach  our fighting comrades via Santa  Claus. KILOWATT  The regular meeting of the Matsqui co'uncil was held in ,(,he municipal hall on Saturday November '8th  with Councillors Melander, Owen,  McCallum and Elliott present.   " .;  Councillor Melander was voted to  the chair. ���������. ��������� , '-  Th'o minutes of'the meeting held  in October 2nd and the,',minutes of  the meeting he|d on-October 16th  were adopted as read. '  Communications Received  The secretary of the School Board  enclosing a certified copy of on Or-  der-in-council --granting permission to  sell Dunach school grounds and build  ���������ings and the right to' utilize the money arising from the sale for the purpose of purchasing a new school site  in the locality. The board desired  that the property be-offered for sale  without any delay. -.-'From the Board  also requesting that- the old school  grounds and buildings at Matsqui be  offered for sale in one parcel.  McCallum-Owen, that', tenders be  invited for-the sale of the old school  site and buildings at, Matsqui;. also  for the Dunach school site and- buildings; the tenders to be in the hands  of the clerk by December 4th, the  terms to be 1-4 cash and the balance  in 6, 12 and 18 months with 8 per,  cent'interest, the advertisements to  appear in the issues ��������� of. the Weekly  Columbian and the Fraser Valley Record which will appear before that  date.    Carried.'   -        '  Bank of Montreal, stating that the!  interest on the Demand Loans for  the quarter ending.iOctqher 31st.-was  $270.55, andthat-mvt'ne future-interest would b,e charged monthly.  Also, asking if any of the money now  standing to the credit of the Corporation could be used in paying off part  of- the loans. The clerk was instructed to reply that none of the credit  balance .would be available as all  would be needed to meet outstanding  obligations and to "finance the school  board.  From Royal Columbian Hospital  stating that a guard had been placed  there in charge of Pertab Singh,  that Joseph Carboneau had been admitted on October 23rd and Nagas-  hiro on  October 25th.    Filed.  From Vancouver General Hospital,  stating that Miss Elsie Lundstrom of  Matsqui had been admitted therein  on October-29th.    Filed.  From W. A. James, stating that  when his foreman reported for work  in connection with the rocking of the  Township Line road, he had been informed that the rate-payers would  not'accept the rata of wages offered,  viz.; payment to be made at the rate  of 50������ per yard for hauling rock  from the bunkers to this road. Councillor Owen reported that he had  made arrangements with Mr. James  to haul all the rock if none of the  other ratepayers would agree to accept the prices offered, no hauling to  be done when the roads are wet.  From District Engineer, Department of Public Works, Canada, stating that the matter of" repairing the  Matsqui wharf would be given attention.     Filed.  From Canadian Municipal Journal  re printing balance sheets.    Filed.  From P. Jackman stating that the  brush on the sides of the Ross road  needed to be cut and tlie holes filled  By motion $10.00 was granted for  this work.  From B. C. E. R. Co., Ltd., stating  that they were duly appreciative of  the stand taken by. the council as to  the destruction of their property and  suggesting that a joint reward of  $25 be offered for information that  would lead to the conviction of any  person or persons who wilfully destroy their property or defacing the  station-walls by wrting obscene language thereon The clerk was instructed to reply that, the council  would agree to offering the -reward  suggested  From Daily Colonist asking for information as to the Sikh population,  occupations they follow, rate of wages paid to them and the value of  the property held in their names.  The clerk was instructed to furnish  the desired information.  From Glen Valley Land Co., Ltd.,  asking if an hotel buildirfg if erected on the E S. of the S. E. 1-4 of S.  8 would be considered to extend as  improvements on the 80 acres immediately north. The council instructed the clerk to reply that this is a  matter  that  will have  to   be  dealt  FIGHTING WITH TOBINS TIGERS  Bandsman John I-I. Hand is now  .with the;,29th Battalion in France. It  will .be remembered that it was from  Abbotsford he joined the 1 04th, later  he joined the 29th Battalion and enlisted for service at the front.  In a letter dated October 9 to a  friend ih Cloverdale he says:  ' "We have been in the trenches'for  a .few days now. This is the first  chance we have had to write, and  news from home is always welcome.  "We expect ��������� to be' relieved in a  few weeks and go'back to reserve, to  .what is known as our rest camp. -But  in spite of hardships and many inconveniences as well as dirt and slush  ��������� the Vancouver, 29 th Battalion boys  are the merriest happiest fellows'you  could wish to see, although it has  rained almost every day since' we  landed, making it slippery and disagreeable, ..the Vancouver boys keep  up their good cheer.  Four of us were out on rather a  dangerous fatigue last- night, and  three of us arrived back this riiorn-  ing. The fourth chap arrived an  hour later, wet through to the bones,  worse than the rest'of-us. He makes  a fine picture this morning dressed  up in sandbags and a towel, while his  clothes hang around the fire to dry-  such as it is. It looks more like an  apolcjjy for one, as he blows at a few  sparks to try to create a flame. Such  is life in the trenches,but 'we should  worry.  "To date our casualties are few  and we are now quite used-to sniper's bullets and coal boxes. Snipers  are very numerous, but we give them  their just returns.  "Shells are dropping quite close a-  round here at-present. I have half  of one here beside me which would  like to keep for a souvenir, to bring  WOULDN'T IT JAR YOUR SLATS!  MOVING INTO NEW STORE  Messrs Hill and Spencer are preparing to move into the corner store  of the Gazley block and are now having the lxtures put in. This is-one  of the best stands in town and if  there is anything in location they believe the new store premises .will do  it. They are now alongside good  the trick. They expect to .open up-  in the* new store, about the 15th of  December in time for the rush of the  Christmas trade. ,  ALL PLEDGES  REDEEMED  The contribution - box at the post  office which had been placed there  by the Red Cross Society, was opened  this week and all pledges.had so far  been/ redeemed and the amount ��������� of  collection was A. T. & T. C. $10.00;  . Collections. $11.75 and-$1.10 miscel-  home,   but  the  army  pack  is  quite j laneous collections'.      Further p'artic-  heavy enough."  ulars will-be given later.  HONORS COMING NEAR HOME  Rev C. C. Owen formerly rector of  Christ Church Vancouver and well  known, in Abbotsfora nas been promoted from battalion chaplain to brigade chaplain. His son is a Lieut, of  the 29th.  Lieut Owen and Private Laxton ,  recently crawled through the enemy  entanglements right up to the parapets of the German trenches and  there discovering two German mortars. The following letter w'ill disclose how the reconnaisance work  was appreciated by the hifeher officials:  "O. C. 7th Canadian Infantry Bat-  W1LL HOLD MEETING MONDAY  A meeting of Board of Trade has  been called for Monday evening, November 22 at 8 p. m. over the Royal  Bank of Canada: Subject Street  Lighting.  A high class musical entertainment will be given in the Masonic  Hall on Monday November 29th under the auspices of 'The Ladies Aid  'There will be recitations, readings,  piano solos and duets, also violin  selections by Miss Jackson. Special  Attraction, A Xmas '.Toy Symphony  under the direction of the Misses  Steede.      Admission 25 cents; child-  talion.      The G. O. C. has asked me  ren 15 cents.    Doors open at 7:30 p  to request that you will in his name  congratulate Lieutenant Owen and  Pte. Arthur Laxton on their very  successful reconnaissance, showing  such a highly commendable initiative  "The metal screw stake has been  sent to the division and the .other  one may be kept by Lieut. Owen if he  wishes to keep it.  "3-10-15 (Signed) J. M. Prower,  Major, Brigade Major,' Second Canadian   Infantry   Brigade."  "T. 1. Lieut. H. H. Owen. In forwarding the above copy of the congratulatory" message received from  the Brigade General, I desire to add  a word of my own. Your work with  the Battalion has invariably met with  my approval and I trust that a continued display of the same daring  spirit may lead to higher rewards.  Please convey to Private Arthur Laxton an impression of my deep appreciation of his work. V. W. Odium,  Lieut Colonel, O. C. 7th Can. Inf. Bn.  Belgium 3-10-15."  m. Entertainment starts at 8 o'clock  sharp.  "The W. A. of St. Matthews church  find that circumstances compel them  to cancel the supper which they were  to give in the Masonic hall on Thursday the 25th and instead they will  hold a social evening at which there  will be given a short programme.  Starts at 8:30 sharp. There will be  cards, refreshments, selections and  dancing.  Among those registered at the Abbotsford Hotel this week were Mr. J.  G. Harkness, Nelson; J. E. Green,  Vancouver; Charles H. Duncan, New  Westminster; J. J. Young, Vancouver; Alfred P. Knutsen, Washington  W. D. Creighton, San Francisco; C.  E.Hanold, Bellingham; P. B. Anderson and R. Anderson, Pender Island;  R. H.Joy, Vancouver.  (Continued on Page Two.)  The Ladies Aid of St. Paul's  church will give a public entertainment next Tuesday evening in the  church when Rev. J. T. Conn of Mission City and Rev. J. Sassnett of Sumas will give addresses arid refreshments will be served.  There will be a Sunday School  Teachers' Institute in the Presbyterian church on Wednesday the 25th  when there will be two sessions from  3 to 5 and from 7 to 9 Teachers  and workers* are expected from the  Sunday Schools in this district.  Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Spencer and  family spent some time at the coast-  this week.  '* The many friends of Miss ReseMa  Zeigler, who has undergone a serious  operation at the Sumas hospital, will  be peased to learn-that she is recovering remarkably well, and is looking  forward to an early return to her  home. She is under the skilful care  of Dr. Swift. ;  Don't buy any Ohristoias gu'is until you see the excellent line of goods  on display at the baxaar to be held  on Saturday Decern!nv* 11th. Th->.  ladies of the PrefO/teii.-m church arj  busy workinc and will have a pleasing variety of goods at moderate ;in-  ces.    Further particulars later.  Mr.  and   Mrs.   Chas Bell were  at  the coast on Thursday.  ns  ni  ','We state our views for- the good  of the community" says the Abbotsford-correspondent  of    the    Sumas  Snews (why not make it shorter and  say 'Billy' Longfellow)  Then in the  same breath he wishes' to apologize.  No necessity    'Billy' as    your,   best  friends  would   never  accuse  yo'u  of  saying anything that would need an  apology, - but to-place yourself. rS^ht"  with'yourself   (the most'  important,  personage)   you ought to write one  something like ,the following:   'I' am  a demented non compus mentus for  for saying the editor of the Abbotsford Post has no "brains" but I am  worse off as he can make-his .living  in the country where he was born but  Billy Longfellow had to be an outcast  from .Dakota in order to. make a- liv- ,  ing.'  g  'Sounds' like Lymburner, you see.  ->^^^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOfrD, B. C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made   known   on  application  Our   Shibboleth-  J; A. BATES,  -Neither   for   ner  ugin'   the   Government  Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19,  1915  Elsewhere we publish some interesting items in regard to the  Canadian Patriotic Fund which shows that British Columbians  will this year have to pay per capita $1.37 where last year they  generously paid 87^. This means that some kind of an organized plan will have to be, followed in the matter of collections  during the coming year in order that all may have an opoprtun-  ity to pay the $1.37, as most people are in sympathy with the  idea of supporting the wives and dependents of the soldiers who  are at the front fighting the battles of the country and the Empire. The government will do much to supporting them when  they return from the front.    They will at least have a pension.  Collectors have been appointed in Mission City for the purpose of collecting monthly for the Fund. Ilatzic and district  will also have its collectors who will report each month or two.  Why not all the other small communities, such as Silverdale,'  Ferndale, Dewdney and Nicomen have their collectors and help  to contribute the monthly contribution going from the district  to the central fund at Victoria and finally to Ottawa to be distributed to the dependents throughout the Dominion.  This district has been allotted the sum of $1000 to be collect- ���������  ed during the coming year and if everyone will give the allotted  amount there will be no doubt about the district piling up the  $1000 without difficulty.  isac  Lowrey says: "One of the most famous figures in Canadian  history, Sir Charles Tupper died last. Saturday. The West never had a better friend. He believed in himself, and was noted  for saying I. He was the last of the noble band who created  Canada, and rthe C. P. R. He was always strong and vigorous  due to the strict manner .in which he looked after his health  Re:   PACKING OF PARCELS  FOll SOLDIERS AT THE FRONT  The public is urged to exercise every care in packing parcels for the  troops, as careful packing is absolutely essential to ensure delivery of  the parcels in good order.  Parcels sent abroad require a hiG'h-  er standard of packing than is necessary in the Canadian Parcel Post  and this applies with even' greater  force to parcels for the troops. Those  which are .inadequately packed run  great risk of damage or loss of contents. .  Thin cardboard boxes, such as shoe  boxes, and thin wooden boxes, should  not be used; nor does a single sheet  of ordinary brown paper afford sufficient protection. The following' forms  of.packing are recommended:  (1) Strong double cardboard boxes  preferably those made of corrugated  ��������� cardboard, and' having lids which  completely enclose the sides of the  boxes.  (2) Strong wooden boxes.  (3) Several folds of stout packing paper.  (4) . Additional security is afforded by an outer covering of linen or  canvas, which should be securely  sewn up.  The address of the parcels should  be written in ink on the cover preferably in two places.  The address of the sender of the  parcel should also be stated in order  that it may be returned if undeliver-  able. The contents of the parcel  should be stated in writing  cover.  Inthe case of parcels sent to the  Mediterranean Force, they should be  very strongly packed. They should  be as. nearly round as possible, and.  well padded with shavings, crumpled paper, or similar protective material. The outer covering should  consist of strong linen, calico or canvas, and should be securely sewn up.  Use of wooden or metal boxes with  square corners is undesirable, as parcels so packed are liable to injure  other parcels in transit.- No perishable articles should be sent, and anything likely to become soft or sticky  such as chocolates, should be enclosed in tins. Parcels merely wrapped  in paper or packed in thin cardboard  boxes, such as shoe boxes, cannot be  accepted.  (The above instructions are being  sent out from^the Postal Department  this week, and should be strictly adhered to by those sending parcels.)   ���������  WANT NEW MOTOR AMBULANCE  . The following letter has been received by the hftad of the local Boy  Scouts and explains itself:  "His Royal Highness the Duke of  Connaught, Chief Scout of tlie Boy  Scouts Association for Canada has  signified his approval of participation  by Canadian Boy Scouts in a subscription to provide for the purchase of a  new motor ambulance for use .in  France to replace the ��������� ambulance  which was furnished by the Boy  Scouts early in the war, and which is  no longer in a condition to perform  the services required.  Canadian Boy Scouts ' for months  past have given their services freely  throughout Canda in aid of the var-'  ions war-causes,, andjthe Chief Scout  has felt that they would .be equally  .desirous of contributing towards the  present appeal - '  On this assumption His Royaf  Highness has assured Sir Robert Ba-  I den-Powell that the Boy Scouts of  Canada will contribute a sum of One  Thousand Dollars towards the above  mentioned object, and that the same  will be raised by ten cent subscriptions from' individual members of the  organization throughout Canada.  The full text of Sir Robert Baden-  Powell's appeal is hereto appended,  and I am to ask that this matter will  receive the immediate attention  which is required to achieve the object in view.  Payment of the ten cent subscriptions should be forwarded to the Honorary Treasurer of the Canadian Gen-  on~ the' eral Council of- the Boy Scouts As-  ' sociation    through    the    Provincial  Councils.  By direction,  GERALD H. BROWN,  Honorary Dominion Sec.  The Appeal  An urgent appeal has come to me  from our Boy Scouts Ambulance at  the front, asking that, if it be possible, a new car may be sent to them.1  The present car has done good service, but is getting played out in its  engine, and the "clearance" of its  body' above the ground has been  found to be too low for getting over  the roads near -��������� the fighting line  where they are broken up with shell  fire. Consequently there is a danger of our ambulance being relegated  to service at the base.  Its crew of six ex-Boy Scouts are  eager to remain at their work right  up at the front, and by sending them  out a new car we can help them to do  this.  I have, therefore, taken upon myself to wire in reply to their call for  help: "Don't worry, the Boy Scouts  will send you a new car.1'  I feel sure that in doing so I am  only echoing the thought in the mind  of every Scout, viz., to .do whatever  we possibly can to relieve the gallant  men who are daily getting wounded  in our behalf, and to help our own  brother'scouts in their good work in  this direction.  It is an object in which I am confi-  ent every Boy Scout of our Nation  would like to join, whether he be in  the Old Country or in the most distant Oversea Dominion or Colony.  My proposal, uierefore, is that every Scout give the proceeds of one  day's work towards the Fund, now  started 'towards providing the Ambulance. In accordance with our  rules there should be no'touting or  begging for subscriptions, hut each  boy who io not already at work  should get somebody to.give him a  job, and then hand over the money  received for it to the Fund, and each'  boy who is already at work should  similarly give one day's pay towards  it.  I venture, therefore, to ask Commissioners: to help me by kindly maU-  inig this scheme known to their Scout  Masters and Scouts. It will bring  the whole Brotherhood into -touch  in a common effort to help our  country, and I feel sure that there  will be a big response.  I suggest that' it would tend to  good results if a certain day were  named-in each county which Scouts  would devote to this cause. In London, for instance, Monday, 25th October, is suggested, being Balaclava  Day, and a holiday. Eleswhere I  would leave the date to Commissioners to fix as best adapted to local  conditions. . But I hope It may bo  early, for, the matter is urgent.  Judgingcby the response to a similar appeal in the Boys' Brigade, I  feel certain that a very large sum  will be forthcoming, probably far  more than will be needed for the  supply of an Ambulance.  In  such case I would  propose to  devote the remainder to the purchase  and erection of a Recreation Hut for  soldiers,  in  France, in   co-operation  with the Y. M. C. A. " Such Hut, like  the  one already  established by my  Guild,  the  Mercers' Company,    and  ; named by members of the Boy Scouts  would be run by Scouts for the benefit of bur- men at the front,* and  it  would be the means of doing incalculable good.    It would of course at  the  same  time serve  as  a rallying  place for ex-Scouts in H.M. Service.  Thousands     of  these     are  now   in  France,- coming from every part    of  the Empire, and I feel therefore that  it would be especially pleasing    to  x?ur brother' Scouts in  Overseas Dominions to know their contributions  would help to.bring these ail together  and in a club of our own providing.  A committee has been formed at  National headquarters of the Boy  Scouts Association, 116 Victoria St.,  London, for carrying out the above  ideas; and all contributions, whether  from Scouts or their friends at home  or overseas, will be very gratefully  welcomed.  Colonel H. S. Brownrigg, our commissioner for Overseas Dominions.  has very kindly undertaken the duties of Honorary Treasurer. All  cheques should accordingly be made  payable to Colonel Brownrigg, and  forwarded to him at 116 Victoria St.  London, S.' W., crossed "Boy Scouts  Motor Ambulance Fund."  (Signed) R. Baden-Powell.  mediately forwards an individual  parcel to the man in,hospital. With  it goes a stamped post card with 'the  words, "Is there anything more,we  can do for you?" Additional parcels are sent containing what the soldier has expressed a wish for.  The material for all this work  comes from the Red Cross branches  in Canada, without a steady stream  of supplies,the system would break  clown in no time. It is the untiring  workers in every province and town  in the Dominion who provide' the  sinews for the Red Cross war and  make its beneficent action possble.  fiTgiMlgfaTKi  mmma&BnmmcimmurM  M  H  5  n  5  w  ������  M  liHj&lM  . H. JONES;  Funeral Director .  ���������. Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  BSSBHSEGaaaEQEiQamn  .For the best job printing patronize the Abbotsforl Post. It is the on-  ly paper published for Abbotsford.  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C..  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary1 regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  Ivit-he district, and industries already established.  J  A WASH IS A JOY  when one's bath room is ronderod .  luxurious by our ornamental and''  open work plumbing.    It's an artistic triumph. Have the bath room  a joy.    Let your    plumbing    arrangements be as santitary as tho  latest developments of the art will  permit.    We'll show you the way.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  *"  Old Creamery Bldpr ��������� Abbotsford  /fc  Your Photograph  The .Information Department of the  Canadian Bed Cross  iff upaa  Drs. Gilbert ��������� Hanna-Anderson,  British    Colombia's      Leading        Dentists  SAVE MONEY BY HAVING YOUR  DENTAL WORK DONE.'IN VANCOUVER  Our priices are about HALF those charged by other dentists  Our work is of the VERY BEST. ABSOLUTELY NO PAIN  OR INCONVENIENCE.  Crowns, Plates and Bridgework a Specialty. When you  come to Vancouver be sure to come in for a FREE EXAMINATION AND CONSULTATION.    All Work Guaranteed.  Second Floor, QominiohSWg. ZQ7hasiinq% StW. Cor. Camkie  '        '   '  -_ VAttCOUV������fl:  The information department at the  headquarters of the Canadian Red  Cross Society in London is a vital  link in the line of communication between the soldier in hospital and his  friends and relatives at home. Only  too often when a soldier is missing  or has died on the field of battle it is  the only medium whereby a soldier's  relatives can learn details of his safety or of his last moments.  This department carries on an immense correspondence with reference  to the wounded In hospital. The disembarkation officers at Dover, Sandwich and other ports, and the commandants- of every military hospital  in France and England are supplied  with Canadian Red Cross post cards  blue in color, already stamped and  addressed to the London Headquarters. As soon as a wounded Canadian  soldier reaches a hospital the news  of his arrival is despatched to London.  The department has a large staff  of officers both EngKish and Canadian  in all parts of France and England.  One of these is given the name on-  the blue card, visits the soldier, finds  out the needs and makes a weekly report to the Information Department.  These reports sometimes number 500  or 600 a day. A staff of, assistants  make' use of this information to write  letters to the relatives in Canada until the prisoner is able to conduct his  correspondence himself. These letters are signed by one of the Hon.  Secretaries, and stamped with the  name of the Commisisoner, Col. Ho-  getts. ���������"'������������������'  The blue card is also sent at once  to the parcel department which im-.  ^Nothing  will  "add more ..to  the pleasure .of the. friends' and kinsfolk  -at home. . ':  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B.  C.      ���������-���������  ^;  W  na&  See me now about that Insurance  O  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  < i  5V*������ THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  *#/  im  ^r  Kite  How About Your'  A FIRM IS OFTEN JUDGED  BY ITS STATIONERY.' WHY  HAVE CHEAP 'PRINTING  WHEN- WHEN YOU CAN  GET NEAT PRINTING DONE  ON GOOD .PAPER AT THIS  OFFICE, ALMOST AS CHEAP  AS PLAIN PAPER. BRING IN  Yv'UR ORDERS FOR  Letter Head's? Envelopes?  Statements,.  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ONLY UP-TO-DATE PLANT IN  THE DISTRICT ORDERS CAN  RE FILLED WHETHER   RIG  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  AS REASONABLE AS IN   THE  CITIES���������JUST AS GOOD AS ���������  WORK TOO.   IF YOU HAVE  A LARGE '  ger  IT  CAN BE DONE AT THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  HAVE THE FRASER YALLEY RECORD  TO YOUR. FRIENDS.   $1.00 Per Year.  "SENT  Printer and Publisher  MISSION CITY, B. G.  OPPORTUNITIES OF WOMEN  IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY  (Read  by Mrs.  H.  J;  Deagle before the Women's Institute.) -  One but.need to read the title of  my subject to realize the vastness of  its scope and importance.  To live in this twentieth century is  indeed a privilege that we are,  as women- realizing more and more  time goes'on. Comparisons are not  always odious and when we compare  bur lives and opportunities, say, with  those of our great grandmother what  a difference we see. Her life, with  its few interests which were usually  confined, within,her four walls, looks  narrow and small to we women of today.   ���������  No field of-labor was open to her  outside of home and its attendant  duties. Marriage" became practically a necessity, whether desired-or not  for out of tlie. large families then  prevalent," ~ the elder daughter very  soon realized that her. marriage  would be a welcome celebration.  I To the. cause of Christianity and  ^following ih its .wake, culture and  .^civilization we ascribe the uplifting  ::of woman to her present sphere of  activity and responsibility. How lonely and miserable to us looks the life  of the women of the east, living  within the zenanas and hareins, know  inft nothing of the great outside  world and its needs -and opportunities, filled with petty jealousies and  hates knowing nothing higher or nobler. #  Mrs. Isablla Bird Bishop a noted  traveller in the east, who had access  to many harems and zenanas says,  The most pitiable thing I found was  the intense hatred and jealousy they  displayed one for the other, one woman begging me as a special favor to  give her a poison that she might kill  the infant child of the favorite wife.  . But as Chrlstanity has progressed  women have been lifted up higher  and higher, until now she is not considered a mero necessity to man, but  stands side by side with him on almost equal footinc  It has been said that the mightiest  _ factor in our Empire today is woman  Woman is the unconscious and unrecognized power behind the throne.  The dynamo which is to set the machinery of a better world in motion.  In the past many noted women stand  out as examples of what can be done  by grasping the opportunity afforded  and with increasing effort accomplish  ing  wonderful    things. Florence  Nightingale  comes' readily  to    our  minds in days like these.    How many  brave women today are following in  her footsteps. What a welcome sight  firm stand for it ourselves, also, in  they  must  be ' to the  fever  tossed,  nerve-raciced soldier, with her cooling 'draught and soothing words.'This  is one of the very pressing opportunities that are in our midst, let.all who  are able for this work press forward  readily to help    It is a work that only womanly hands aud hearts can do  and-though our hearts may bleed,by  scenes, yet let us forget ourselves in  helping others.    Isn't it a wonderful  opportunity when  you think" of the  many many men wlio "when1 slipping  o'er the Brink" will bless'the little  white capped woman who holds him  tightly by the hand and breathes the  Saviour's name into his fast closing  ear!  As another example we have that  wonderful woman Jane Addams of  Chicago, the great Socialistic worker  who has given her life to the betterment of humanity It would ��������� take  many pages to describe the work she  is doing.. The children she has nourished and fed, the girls she has reclaimed, hope implanted in despairing hearts, and faith in God once  more established. Thank God for  such noble characters which show f&  what women can do. Perhaps you  are saying, but I cannot do anything  like that, I am out here in the country, far from such scenes of vice and  poverty, quite true, we cannot all fill  great public places or do things that  the world calls big, but we can do  with all our hearts whatever comes  to our hand and watch and look for  opportunities. Do you know tha\t  ch'i.o are l.oiccs in Vancouver where  poor fallen girls arc kept who are  picked up off the streets, sometimes  almost starved or crazy, wita such  stories of ill-usage that it would almost make one cry "There is no  God" and to these homes such gifts  as vegetables, preserves, eggs, fruit,  clothing are most acceptable. You  have all these, many of you in abundance, and it is one of your opportunities, aye and privileges, to help  in this most Christlike work. We  may not have money to send, but  these things we havs, and they moau  so. much to those who are financing  such homes.  Another opportunity which the  present time agords us is the opportunity of aiding n the total suppression of the liquor traffic. It is my  firm belief that the twentieth century  will see in many countries at least  the complete annihilation of this  dreadful curse which has been the  means of breaking many a faithful  heart.  Posibly we do not realize the in-  present time affords us is the opportunity of aiding in the total suppres-  stil it into our children; impress uur  young women, with    the    wonderful  power  they  hold in  tlieir  hands by  choosing for their companions and  iovers only suc'.i as eschew this great  evil.  In many,of our novels today and I  fear also in not a few of  the plays  which are allowed to pass the censor  tliHro is a deadset being made at the  old vows of loyalty md fidelity which  a woman takes on ner marriage day.  It  is  no   longer���������Till   Death   do   us  part���������but till inclination, or'incompatibility' of temperment', us do part.  The evil this kind of teaching works,  both in the higher and lower ranks  of society is too well known and    1  am not going" to, defile my lips and  your minds by dwelling on it here,  but surely it is one of the evils of the  present century which every woman  should take the opportunity of crying down both by example and precept.    How many golden hours, are  spent reading this sort of literature  making one feel that they havo been  wading in muck, timo that could be  well spent in a much .more worthy  way.    Let us each one grasp    with  firm hands every   opportunity   that  may come in' our. way to stamp out  this evil which, is among us and uphold  those old-fashioned  ideals    of  love and loyalty for the one whom  God has given us until death.    It is  said that' when a woman goes into sin  she (joes much deeper than a man.  Possibly this is true.    It certainly is  in regard to society.    How many women of the twentieth century spend  all their time'in one continual whirl  of social pleasure. Not that we would  not have women in society.    She has  her place and a very valuable one.  She may be an elevating force there.  Indeed the function of a good woman  in society, is to be its salt. Take her  out of society-and it immediately degenerates Why is the morality of the  camp sp difficult to maintain?      Because there are no women there. Why  is  the conversation of the  smoking  room often so'.painfully lover than  that of the parlor?    Once again, because there  are no women  usually  there.      Do not these very- facts reveal to us opportunities' for uplifting  mankind  that  come    to   our  hand!  They press upon us at every turn,-in  every sphere of life.    In the -woman  who prostitutes life's golden opportunity' God's ;preciou3  gift   of  time,  wasting it in selfish pleasure, we find  a heartless indifference to the.claims  of love and sorrow.    There are women today who think more of their  dog than their husband.    Carresses  and endearing names are,spent upon  these  animals  while  their  own offspring" are  left-'to-the  care-of servants; and there are women also in  this twentieth'century, whose hearts  are open to every   sorrow;    whose  hands are .willing-and helpful in every case of need, and be it said to the  credit of the women of today these  latter, are growing in number.. * The  strenuous, year we have    just passed  has caused many a hitherto careless  woman   to" lay  aside   frivolites  and  pleasures and bend every energy she  possesses to help to the utmost  'of  her   ability   and   just   here   let   me  mention that the way in'which the so  called suffragates of. the  Old Land  have buried the hatchet and are willing and anxious to work-is something  to make us allrproud of our sex. One  could go on enumerating- for a groat  length  of .time     the     opportunities  which the present century holds for  us.    They are indeed leGioh, and adding  to  their' number all  the time.  One  particularly," which   I  know  is  dear to everyone of us; our Institute  The frailest member-finds opportunity for some sort of work; if she cannot make a speech or write a paper  on a given subject, perhaps she can  make a salad that tlie literary people  know nothing about, or sing a song,  or even read a clipping or two from  some paper and it all helps to make  the afternoon, one to be remembered  and looked forward again. It is said  that no man liyeth to himself, most  certainly.is true that a woman cannot.    Isolated from her fellow beings  she grows sad' or cranky whichever  her temperment may be, feels old and  looks it,  careless as to  appearance  and altogether not her  own  bright  self, but where she has the opportunity of being an Institute member and  takes advantalge of it, how pleasant  it is to meet the kind faces and happy smiles of the other members. After the meeting is over she hurries  home to* tea' and her tongue runs so  fast and her face is so animated as  she tells John all that happened, that  secretly -to himself he says:       How  young and pretty she looks, and she  has brains too.    Some husbands have  *an idea that they possess all the latter commodity. So we women of Mission City have adopted the plan this  year of holding an occasional evening meeting,  inviting the  men  and  just show them what we can do Needless to say it has an effect.  And lastly, for like the preachers,  I must come to an end, I would like  to emphasize .the opportunities we  women have as homemakers or wo-1 *  men of the homes. You will agree  with me that a great majority of our  Institute members are home makers,  and mothers, and the far reaching results of our efforts and work, who  shall limit them.    Into each one   of  our lives comes the oportunity to be  to tlie best of our ability an ideal  wife and mother.  . There are four qualities which belong to this Ideal; . women of the  home, loyalty, industry, sympathy  and a kindly tongue To her loyalty  Lo her husband is as sacred as to her  God, A thought to the contrary is  never allowed entrance and' it is  said, The heart of her husband doth  safely trust in her  The second feature,is hor industry  "She is not an idler The precious  hours are spent in useful happy labours for her dear ones She hi an  economist, tho' no miser. Ti*ue economy is tlie spirit of far seeing management. Th? dexterous adaptation  Df cvrything to the use of .the hous--  'iold. This industrious woman .does  not fool away her time in reading  novels or chatting ocandal. She does  not go out to gaieties half the night  and lie in bed half the day. Oil no,  her bripnt face is at the breakfast  table as sure and as wholesome as the  porridge itself, and even if she is in-  ducod.-to-take a few holidays away  from home, nothing goes right, and  even father himself* says, what a frying day. How long the evening  seems!  And to this woman of sympathy,  how our hearts turn to her! What  would they do without, her? She is  ever ready to hear; never loo busy to  help in all .pur cares arid worries. The  One Man comes home at night, jaded  and tired,, but once inside that, welcome door, what a different atmosphere she creates. With ready tact  she looks into his face and knows  just how the .day has gone, talks  ijappily of little happenings ,of the  day, never by any chance, scolding  because of forgotten errands, or muddy-boots,  or rock  the cradle please.  a sharp tongue ask God to bridle it  for you will novcr be an ideal woman  as  long  us   it  remains.     Don't  give  any one cause especially (hose nearest  and  dearest to you to say I ho bo pathetic words of Ella Whcllor Wilcox-  If 1  had known in the lnorninjj how  wearily all tlie day, the words   'unkind would trouble your mind, I said  when you went away I'd have been  more careful, darling.      How many a  day has been made long and sad fn  just tliis way.  - Someone has said-that opportunity  knocks at the door once but the onuor  tunity to be a womanly woman comes  every morning to everyone' of us. The  day is ushered in with work for us  all and shall we not stand ready and  strong for whatever awaits'us, putting our hands to help in every ��������� a-  vailable way Life will, grow sweet  and fresh to us, and as we go down  the "Shady side and. hear that one  clear call wo can fold our hands in  peace, .knowing that the Master will  say, she hath done what she could.  A New Idea For Red Cross Funds  In this the 16th month of'the war  it would seem ah impossibility to  think of aiiy new way by which to ,  add to the Red Cross Funds. Picnics -  have been held, concerts given, fortunes told, -tags sold, innumerable  other money-making devices putjhito  practical execution so that the ingenuity of Canadians has been put to  the severest tests. It has remained  for Mr. Henry Pearce of Victoria to  suggest an ori 'inal idea. Mr. Pearce  in delivering a recent Red Cross  speech, stated that many thousands  of people possess many superfluous  articles of convertible monetary value such as pictures, jewelry, furni-  ture, china, ��������� curios, books, glassware  which they would be pleasedto donate  - ���������, ���������   .       , ,   .        to the Red Cross.    His suggestion is  and bring up * scuttle of coal before   tha(. the Red Crosg everywnere nold  a series of "Superfluity "Sales" which  =the poor man gets his coat off. Oh,  no, my ideal woman that, we all have  the opportunity of being never does  that, but somehow (in little way that  Ave all know yet are so difficult to  explain) just makes him feel home is  indeed a kingdom and she queen of it  all. And her sympathy is not coned to home and dearones alone but  her influence is felt in church, community, or town. She aids in many  good works, and because of her this  poor old world grows better every  day.  And that kindly tongue which never scolds.    What is it that Solomon  says about a brawling woman.      He  would get up on the house   top. The  twentieth century man takes to the  cellar.    Have we not all of us some  time met that .awful woman who is  'everlastingly chewing the rag?' How  we feel like taking wings and flying  away. How .uncomfortable she makes  everybody around- But the idealwo-  man with the law of kindness on her  lips, what a woman of charm she is,  she never' grows old but carries her  bright sweetness on to the silver hair.  Mark you this she is not weak, but  gracious. Her face and voice breathe  the spirit of. benignant strength, one  who is neither, harsh nor authoritat-  tive.    I think it- must be one of the  weaknesses that women  of all ages  are  prone  to,  the . use of  this  fiery  member, for Solomon mentions it, we  read in the Psalms, keep the door "of  my lips.  St.  Paul" speaks  of it  and  even today when women are supposed to  know more  than ever before  we hear of the woman with the serpent's tongue.    One great Divine has  said, that more homes are marred by  strong  words ��������� than  by strong drink  and no doubt this is true. If you have  if run on proper business lines with  some popular effects,of autioneering '  would   brinfe   large   sums  of   money  into the Red Cross Coffers.  This seems on the face of it an excellent idea.    It would turn property which no one would, grudge into  wealth .which  the  Red  Cross  could  use.    The contributors would "assist'  the Red Cross without cost to them- ���������  selves and the buyers would  secure .  bargains.    It  is certain indeed  that  the Canadian  Red  Cross    with    its  steadily    increasing    responsibilities  can make good use of any increased  revenue.  ONE  TOUCH  OF NATURE,  ETC  Mr. R. F.CuLming,, editor of the  Ashcroft Journal, has issued a little  volume of short stories which he calls  "The Skookum Chuck Fables" They  are written in a breezy.style and hold  the-mirror  lip  to  nature in  a very  attractive way.    They are full of fan,  and not. the least interesting feature  of them is that they ane a fine of  Western   colloqualisms.       Mr.   Gumming wields an amusing pen. . As he  is1 a newspaper man, and; of course,  ought hot to be expected during these  strenuous times to have any money  to spare, we will give him the free  advertisement involved in the statement  that  ?1   sent  to  the Ashcroft ���������  Print Co., Ashcroft, B. C, will secure  a copy of the book.  MARRIED���������Stanley    ' Farrington  and Mary Patterson, of Mt. Lehman,  on Wednesday, November    17th,    by  Rev. J. W.  Weatherdon, of Mission..  City, at the vicarage.  That was Napoleon's formula for success, and  it merely meant foresight and knowledge.  If you would provide yourself with good luck  in your daily life, read the advertisements, and  take adavantage of the information live merchants give you in regard to their merchandize.  You will find valuable and many saving points  in the advertising columns.  ���������"IKUsS.iii.-riWittftttnffi  raw  COPYRIGHTED  19Ml',ll]  ^MiaHayauii!ifl}iiai\tail!a  H THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOED, B. C.  ^      .������.-    -* ������ .     f '--.-IS.. Jj.  SOLDIURS'   FAMIIjIJOS  NULL TAN ION CA11E OK  Seventy cents per capita of population, men, women and children, was  Canada's contribution towards the  suport of soldiers' families during the  first year of the war While this was  more than sufficient for the requirements of that period, it falls considr-  erably short of the contribution that  will be required during the, next  twelve months The total estimated  requirements for that period will bo  $7,500,000 or about $1.00 per head  of population.  This amount should be easily rois-  ed once the prime importance of the  patriotic f,und is realized. Soldiers  are essential to British victory. Soldiers are only obtainable if decent  provision is made for their families.  The public, through the patriotic  fund, must make that provision.  The following tables show the contributions by provinces during the  first year and the estimated requirements by provinces during the present year:  ' First Year  Contributions by province���������-to Sept  ember 30, 1915:  ��������� Maritime Provinces���������Population,  '900,000; amount raised, $325,000;  per capita contribution, 36������.  Quebec���������Population, 2,100,000: a-  " mountvraised, $1,675,000; per capita  80<i. ;':'  Ontario���������Population, 2,600,000;  amount raised, .$1,750,000; per capita contribution, 68 cents.  Manitoba���������Population, 52 5,000;  amount raised, $750,000; per capita  contribution, $1.42.  Saskatchewan���������Population, 600,-  000; amount raised,* $240,000; per  capita contribution, 40 cents.  Alberta���������Population, 500,000; a-  mourit raised, 238,000; per capita  contribution, 48 cents.  ' British Columbia���������Population, 475  000; amount raised, 372,000; per capita contribution, 78 cents.  Average "for   Dominion���������7 0^ cents  per capita.  1 .' Second Year  Estimated requirements f,or year  commencing September 1, 1915:  Maritime provinces���������Population,  900,000; amount, $550,000; per capita load 61'cents  Quebec���������Population, 2,100,000: a-  mount, $1,250,000; per capita load  60 cents.  Ontario���������Population, 6,000,000;a-  raount, $2,400,000; per capita load,  9'2 - cents.  Manitoba���������Population, 525,00; a-  mount, $1,000,000; per capita load  $1.90.  Saskatchewan1���������Population , 600,-  000; amount, $600,000;' per'capita  load, $1.00.  Alberta���������Population, 500,000; a-  mount, $ J,000,000; per capita load  $2.00.''  British Columbia���������Population, 475  000; amount, $650,000; per capita  load, $1.37.  Head office relief and expenses���������  amount $50,000.  $1,00*0 has been allotted to Mission  and district. How,much a month are  you going'to give?  IVAXTRI)  APPLES   KOK   C-\NN������.VO  Will give $12.00 per ton, delivered  at Wharf for shipment per S. 3.  "Skeena". The King-Beach Manufacturing Co.. Ltd., 'Mission Citv.  B. C.  MATSQUI COUNCIL  (Continued from ."age One)  with by the council of 1916, but that  the  action  of  that  body  should   be  guided bp the provisions of the municipal Act.'  Councillor Owen reported that the  j crossing in use by Messrs Slater and  Miller in connection with their logging operations was far from satisfactory. The matter was left in the  hands of that Councillor with power  .to'withdraw the right, to cross the  road with their logs if they did not  live up to their agreement.  From R H. S. Cresswcll, submitted a plan of subdivision of the north  half of the S B. 1-4 of S. 10, T. 14  which showed thereon a road allowance of 66 feet on the south boundary, but the bridge and the approaches thereto were shown only as dotted  lines and as part of Block l. , Tlie  plan was ordered back to show the  road as constructed and travelled  with a suggestion that that part of  the property lying between the travelled road at the bridge and the  south boundary be included within  the boundaries of the a-.oad. The  reeve and clerk were empowered to  sign the plan when this change was  made.  A complaint was made as to the  Craig-Taylor Co., Ltd., over the Ross  roa'd without permission and that the  said crossing was in a very poor condition. The clerk was instructed to  notify the Company.that the road  must be repaired without delay, otherwise legal, action would be taken  against them.  Resolutions  Elliott-Owen, that the- C. N. P.  Railway Co., Ltd., be notified to put  in a crossing on the property of Joseph  Smith at the side of the  dyke  immm&mm&miszmmsm������!mm������g!mm  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  M������������B������aflliaftMgMgBBH^^ T3SS  Q63&:  ~<(E������Q  9BS  M������i������M������HUBEmwm������mHisB*anPsa������^^  ABBOTSFORD, B.  o  Strictly first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stoeked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES.  $1.50 TO  $2.00 PER   DAY  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  PROPRIETORS  "Malkin's Best," Tea and Coffee  With every package of these goods you will find coupons; in ^lb of Tea  1 coupon; in 1 lb. 2 coupons; in 3 1b.  Tins 6-coupons and in 5 lb.  Tins  10 coupons; and in every 1 lb. Tin of Coffee 2 coupons;  coupons and in 5 lb. Tins 10 coupons.    Come into our  sheet to paste them on with 8 coupons free���������then save 40  A Handsome China Tea Set Absolutely Free  Don't forget our Confectionery and Bread���������They are the best  ALBERT LEE, Grocer and Baker  ABBOTSFORD,  in 2 lb. Tins,  store and get  more  and  get  where the stakes are placed to connect the Smith"& Jones road with  the road constructed by the Provincial government leading to Sumas  Mountain.  Owen-McCallum, that the C P. N.  Railway Co., be notified to raise the  Mt.,,Lehman wharf .so that the approach thereto will be as good as it  was before the construction of.their  road.    Carried.  McCallum-Owen, that Coun. Melander be authorized to have the necessary repairs made on the Cottman  road west from the Peardonville road  and to the Sinclair road east of the  Ross road? the total cost not to exceed $15.    Carried.  Elliott-Owen, that the reeve and  clerk be authorized to sign an agreement with S Gillis re hauling igravel  on his road as payment for portion of  theFrac. N.E. 1-4 of Sec. 14 T. 14,  the price to be $40.    Carried.  McCallum-Owen, that G. H. Mitchell lie granted a refund of the difference between the Wild Land Tax  and the Real Property tax for 1914  on the S. E. 1-4 of the N. E. 1-4 of  Sec. 29, T. 13, provided the taxes and  interest on this property* be. paid in  full not later than the 30th day " of  the present month.  ' Carried.  Elliott-McCallum, that Coun.' Melander be authorized to make a contract with George Parker to open the  l-Iinitingdoii road from the Clear-  brook road to the Sumas municipal  boundary for "the sum of $250. Carried.  JMcCallum-Owcn, that Coun. -Melander be authorized to have the culvert south of McGregor's hill deepened and widened, the cost not to exceed $2.    Carried.  Elliott-McCallum, that Coun. Owen  be authorized to have .various repairs  done, roads dragged, repairs to culverts, bridges cleaned-, etc., the cost  uot to exceed $50.    Carried.  Owen-McCallum, that Coun. Elliott  be given permission to erect weigh-  scales on the east side of the Riverside road the same to be erected so  as not to interfere with public traffic  Carried.  McCallum-Owen, that Coun. Melander be authorized to replank the  bridge on the Mt. Lehman road south  of the Municipal Hall.    Carried.  McCallum-Owen, that a contract be  entered into between the council and  C. E. Poignant for the construction  of a bridge" on the section line in>the  N. W. 1-4 of S. 6, T. '20 for the sum  of $90.     Carried.  McCallum-Elliotl, that Coun. Melander and Owen with the reeve constitute the Court of Revision on the  Voters' List; that the said Court hold  its first session in the Municipal Hall  on Friday, December ������������������ 10th at 10:30  o'clock in the forenoon: that notice  of the court be advertised in the  issues of the Weekly Columbian uf  Nevember 23rd and December 7th.  Carried.  McCallum-Owen that a shed be erected at the Aberdeen cemetery, the  cost not to exceed $15.00. Carried.  Owen-Elliott, that the resolution  passed at the meeting; held on Oct.  2nd last touching the final passing  of the Bylaw establishing the "Nicholson" road and the ''Schroeder'' rd.  also establishing the "Page" road of  a width of 66 feet be rescinded and  the following substituted therefor:  "That the Bylaw establishing the  "Page" road of a width of 66 feet  and establishing the "Nicholson" and  "Schroeder" roads as located on the  ground be adopted and finally passed and signed by the "acting" reeve  and clerk.    Carried.  McCallum-Owen, that the account  of P. R. Keay, $81.95, re assault case  of Hindoo be passed and a cheque  issued therefor.    Carried. .  Attention was called to the necessity of persons holding property under an agreement of sale of the last  assignees therefor registering before the closing of the voters' list  (Nov. 30th) otherwise their names  will not appear on the list for the  forthcoming election. In connection  therewith, the clerk was instructed  to post notices in the various post offices in the municipality for the attention of such ratepayers. "Carried.  Bylaws  The Matsqui Cemetery bylaw 1915  was adopted and finally passed, signed by the acting reeve and clerk and  sealed with the Corporate Seal. The  Matsqui Rebate Bylaw 1915 was regularly passed first, second and third  readings. Under this bylaw a rebate of 8 per cent will be allowed on  the current year's taxes if paid not  later than the 30th of the present  month.  It having been found impracticable  to finish the business at hand the  Council adjourned to meet in the exhibition building of the M. A. & H.  Association on Monday, November 8,  at  9:30  o'clock in the forenoon  The adjourned meeting of the Matsqui Municipal Council held at Gif-  ford on Monday, November 8th with  the reeve in the chair and all the  council in attendance  Re Sewer-Pipe Purchased  The school board wrote as follows  "1 beg to advise that the Board  having  given   due consideration    to  i the representations of Reeve Cruick-  shank and Coun Elliott in the matter of the Board assuming a portion  of the cost of the drainage ditch a-  long the Riverside road at Matsqui  village, does not see That such can be  done, inasmuch as the Board took no  part in authorizing such expenditure  and further, no .provision was made  in the estimates therefor. (Signed)  Wm. Merryleld, Secretary."  The reeve reported that Trustee  Page repudiated having made any  arrangement with Coun.- Elliott as to  the joint purchase of the pipe, while  Coun. Elliott had stated that such an  arrangement had been made before  the 'pipe was ordered. The chairman of the school Board had told  him that if the matter had come before the Board in the regular way  they would have been obliged to refuse to bear any share of the^.cost  of the pipe as they had not made any  estimate.-for -such an expenditure.  After discussion as to" the way in.  which, the pipe had been ordered it  was moved and seconded:  McCallum-Owen, that Coun. Elliot's action in purchasing the pipe  for the Riverside and Elin roads' is  hereby  sanctioned.  Tlie  motion  was  declared  carried  with  Councillor  Melander  opposing.  Bills Presented for Payment  The following bills were passed for  payment:  'ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Ratu  Mice, otc. Don't Die In the House.  JSc'and 25c, at. Drug and Country  Stores. .  Clerk's salary $75; Postage $'!.!-.G0  Expenses to Clayburn 25^, to town  re audit $10.00; J. K. McMo.neniy,  blacksmith work, Ward I. -1:2.:"*0;  Richard Pcardon, contract on Huntingdon road $159.00, less $38.35. for  powder etc., hauling powder SI.50;  Martin Frankoski, contract on Aberdeen road $54, extra for removing  trees and. stumps $5; Victor Ferguson, repairing bridge on Mt. Lehman road $15; A. Lindstrom, work  on Ross road $'34.2 5; W. T. Prosol-  oski, contract on LeFeurvre road  $97.-50;  Higginson road:  W. Mouldy $6.25; R. Higginson  6.25; M. Groth $6.25; C. Chittick  $6.25.   '        '  Glenmore. road: ,,J. H. Hill-Tout  $16;. C. B. Hill-Tout $2:50; W. S.  Hill-Tout $23.20:  John Ball removing windfall trees  $3.50; J. S. Hicks, repairing Yale  road $2.75; M. M. Corning $5.25;  N. C. Fraser, blacksmith work, ward  I. $1, Ward II, $16.10;"  White road: P. Conroy'$27.30;  C. Christenson $34.00; E. White $22'.  75; Percy Phillips $31.00; J. Conroy $6.50:  J. Conroy, bounty work on roads  Ward I. 75<J, Ward II. 25������; Clayburn  Company Ltd., gravel for Ward III  $13.75; H. S. Phinney, work on Hal-  lert road $3.93; H. Watkins, work on  Hallert road $2.00; Burnett & Mc-  Gugan, B. C. L. S., surveying road in  S. 14, T. 14, $27.65;  Repairing Cromarty bridge: James  Robson $18.00; J. Sullivan $4;  - Road work as per agreement with  G. V. L. Co., Ltd.; A. J. Horne $20;  W. Satchell $17.25; C. Wieland $13;  A. E. Wagner $17.25; R. Donaldson  $5; J. Fanset $17.25; C. Marsh $15.-  25; A. G. Stevenson $12.25; J. T.  Anderson $7; W. McCormick $31.00;  W.L.Stewart $21.55; Merryfield  Bros., powder, $22.10.; J. McTavish  hauling powder 750;  John Smith, 1-2 day with team  cleaning Long's gravel pit $2; Glen  Valley Dyking Commissioners, dyking  tjix $14.51;  Henderson & Taylor; surveys: Ga-  tenby road crossing $19.50; Matsqui  Village ditch $24.50;  T. E. Taylor, refund of road tax,  $2.00; A. C. Healey, repairs to road  in Ward III. $5.50; R. Stewart, refund of portion of taxes on E. 1-2 of  the N. .E 1-4 of S. 22, T. 16, $19.27  Flodin Bros. & K. Syard, work on the  Harris road $64.00; The Seldon  Schools: October salaries and janitors $1113.00; Incidental expenses  $359.61  Addenda:  A. Gillis,on account    of  For  bouse.   A   five roomed  Apply to Mrs. Milstead.  road improvement $26.04; Freight  and duty on road grader $45.90; R.  IS. Schmifz, cutting thistles $20.25;  13. C. Gazette, copy of school- act,  25^; The Matsqui rebate bylaw of  1 9.1 5 was dually passod and ' signed  by the reeve and clerk.  The council'then adjourned tomeet  on December 4th at 10:30 o'clock in  the forenoon in the Municipal hall. -.  Stores, shovels and rope $6.65; My-  hre & Gilbertson, shovels $2.00;  Kilgard Fire Clay Co., final payment  of sewer pipe $495.50; John LoFeu-  vre, assisting collector $20.00; Nels  Poignant, bolnty on 40 muskrats $4;  Royal Columbian Hospital,, maintenance charge of Taylor to Sept. 30th,  $48.55; less $17.60 paid $30.95; The  Board of. guard over Pertab Singh-  $.19.00 L. P DeLair, police expenses  in connection with Hindoo $11.05;  Columbian Co.,' Ltd., advertising for  tenders for'school grounds $3; Arrow  Press printing and stationery $9.25;  Clark & Stuart, assessment roll $13;  Dr. Port, .M H. O., 3rd quarter $18.-  75;  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Wdrk.o������.  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. O.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Abbotsjord Feed Store  exan  Farmers5 and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  iff  M-   MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B  C.  :a

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