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 ,��������� .,.-.,  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. V., No. 26.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY,   NOV.   8,   1912  $1.00 PER YEAR  *  *:  *  *  *  *:  *:  #:  *  ^^h?^^*^^^  That you can come, and make your selection from an unlimited assortment  of excellent woolen garmets, such as  ���������a  *<  Note that a full line of Men's, Ladies  and Children's Underwear is in stock  >*5  m  m  *  !*.<  ffl  *"*r  /���������"a^X  ABBOTSFORD B. C.  xju. ::t.,&������  ^v^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^j^^^^t  THE FAMOUS LECKIE SHOE  provincial manufactured and known throughout  the province as the best on the market.  I will move into my new premises on or.about  November 1st and wish to reduce the present stock  in order to make room for new goods.  Now is the time to get good value for your money  in Footwear.  Examine Our Goods Before Purchasing Elsewhere  J  SUMAS council:  The Sumas council held their rv.;j  u'lar meeting, at the municipal tnil!  r.r| Saturday last.  " ;:  The minutes pf (the previous meet  ingrwere rea'd lan'di ajdopted'.  The following accounts were p/'-j  sed for- payment��������� > ���������'  Road work under .W. J?ovi-v,  60.25; under C. A. Lamson 115.37;  ���������'Tier. A. 'Gil lis, 386.70, under -Vv".  Everett 157.40;. .'School /iccounto, ���������  308.75; bourn-ties, "3.35; on Major Poi:-  tinger's contract, 150.00; J.jW./Wir.-  son, 31.05; "Sumas Hardware, iZ.io,  Humtiijn'gdon; Star, 20.20.    ;'   ,  Communications  read from������������������  ��������� H. Harris, requesting an'-outlet.  If funds permitted something would  be dqne.      ... ���������    ���������   '    ��������������� ,     ,'  -M. Boiuchier, similar request. $50  appropriated .       ���������'  '       'X ���������  P.. H .(Riddle, JKilgardie works to  allow alterations in bridge:on Mouu  tain, rojad to permit another wagon  raad toip'ass under. -Granted-on- a  guarantee being , given', that- t*&e  strength of-bridge be not impaired.  D. iMcMcMUlam taxes cancelled.  - Clerk to get permission.V-for re-  movrall pf a grave, which is,-outside  cemetery.fence:in,-Yale Rciy*,.-,.....:,'_  Report' received from Dr. S#ift  on-Stuart-Harrison. He stated the  main is incapable of work and with  out! (money. Reeve to arrange foi  assistance.  Petitiqni from 'Straiton- If or open-'  ing up of Farmer Road laid over.  Major' Pottinger sought further)  advance on road, contract. $li)i).00i.  granted. <   ,    i  ' Reeve's report on Rev.el3toke  convention submitted and was received with grea tinterest. Reeves  expenses were allowed.  New bylaw introduced iprohioit-  ing the discharge of flrearma ou  any highway, and on Sunday, auy-  wher eiin the municipality. Convictions to be before any-J. P. iu<  the municipality. Penalty' will uol-  exceed $25.  Council then  adjourned.  WILL LECTURE ON  MATSQUI  COUNCIL  in' this lecture  Prof.   Hill-To-it!  traces the history and development  of epigraphy from   .lhe    earriTT,  times Id.own to our modern alphabets��������� ixom, t'he rude etchings and  picture writings 'of the cave-men ot  ancient  Europe to  the  formation  of 'our awn phonetic symbols, incidentally dealing with the reJu.l>"3  of recent  archaeological  research  in its bearings upon the antiquity  Of man and his primitive 'cultures.  His slideis will'gave illustrations nf  picture writings gathered' from all  parts of the world, examples of the  hieroglyphic system of,the ancient ���������)  and of the recently discovered Min-  oan   scripts  of  Crete,  which  epi-j;  graphical scholars now regard as  the true source 'of the Greek and  Latin alphabets, and through*thero.k  ������r out -own. .They also include copies  of th eRosetta  stone and- the  Behistium tablet, which respectively  furnished th ekeys which unlocked  for us the long -lost knowledge of'  - th e .��������� an cient , civifliz'a tion s ��������� of- ��������� Eg.y p t  land  Mesopotamia;  .the   M'oiabite  stone, the Siloam in'scription, "Hlt-  tite inscriptions and, other -interesting '.historic 'documents  of 'trie:  ancient  world (not  commonly  ac  cessible. to the general reader.  This iStu-rdaay. Abbotsford- .audi  Glen Valley will -meet on the foot-,  ball field in one of the cup matches.   The kickoff is at 2 ;30.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910.  (Section  42).  NOTICE is hereby given that, on the  .first day of December, next, application will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal of  the hotel license to sell liquor by retail in the hotel, "known as the Abbotsford Hotel, situate at Abbotsford, B. C.  in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this t29th day of October-  1912.  A". VL HENDERSON   '  ELECTRIC LIGHTS FOR      j  ABBOTSFORD STREETS!  LIQUOR ACT, 1910.  (Section 42)  NOTICE is hereby given that; on  the first day of December next, application will be made to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal  of the hotel license to sell liquor by  retail in the hotel known as the Commercial Hotel/situate at Abbotsford,  in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 25th day of October.  1912.  JAMES    McBLBOf,  BERNARD McELROY,  Proprietors  Th'e( Ma'tsquir 'Sumas Board . cfi  Trade held their regular meeting  o|n' Monday evfne'ing last with a>  good (Working attendance, ar*!  there was con'siderable 'business;,  done that was of local interest and  will be for the future benefit of  j.'he toiwm and district. The bofiil  has had several good meetings now  and lit 'is expected that some gpoi  work will be accomplished.  Mr. 'A. M. Kiing was appointed  as a committee to entice new mem  bers to jdin the board, and as ail  dnducem'ejnt for new memSsrs' to  come iin and help along ^a good  Cause the fees were reduced .to  $2.50 .per year. The matter of monthly 'dues was cut out entirely, the  board 'believing that dt waa easier  to collect $2.00 per year than a certain amofuin't each mpnth.  Mr; Oigginsoto reported that he  Was getting alpjng fine -with the  collection for lights for the town  and he thqught that instead of five  or six lights there would probably  be three or four more. He said tun  popular; opinion1 was that it was  better ������d pay 50 cents per month  than ������o wlalk in. the dark. The  Western Canada Power Company  ���������will mstal the lights in thc-.coiu-s"  of a few days.'  The secretary, was asked to writ*-,  to the provincial surveyor in ic ���������  gard to block 33 of the tovnsi' ������������������  im order to see  what discreptp'-y  there wias. -  Mr. ,C. Hill-Tout .was ap'poiuLyd  as the boards reprefrentative at th*  next meeting qf the*, railway./toTn-  missioin, re Hazel |iti'.eet and olb*:c,  important n^atterg.    \  (Continued on thes jiast Page)  ���������The regular meeting was neld   n ,  the   municipail' hall   on  'Saturday,  October 26th with the reeve in thvj  chaiir and Councillor--Roberts  ab-.  sent. <"^  The minutes of the two p"Q'.-,-ui3  meetings were "read and adopted  Cfommunacations were received  from��������� - -.'���������-.  .".'���������  William   Elliott   giving   permi-i-'  p/on   to   divert   the Downes roaJ  through- a [portion of the N. \V. V4  oi Sec. -28, Tp 16 soi as to make a,  fill, and build a culvert and-th?re  by do away with  a, bridge nt'tlia^  po-'nt.   The'  clerk   Avas. instructed:  tp  write and" asoertaln  if Mr. Elliott were willing to allow this div ���������  ersion'without making  any'claim  for compensation.  .W.  'D., Magee,   stating   thar .in ,  March   1905,   the fjd>epartment   ,-at  Ottawa*" reserved Lots "8, 9, 15 and  16,- Sec::'l,--"Tp.  17, E. C. '"M: from  homestead entry, upon application  of 'Mr. A  Cruickshank, in con.v?d������  iion with..the 'Maitsqui water supply  and laskding (if lanything further h}<s  been done Iin the matter.   Liid over for investigation., ,  G, E. Graham superintendent C  Pi R. stating';that the-Hallert roaii%-  cjostin-g, would be given attrition  C .K Burnett acceptinp/tlio po:-  sition of municipal engineer to' a-jt  under the' "Ditches and WaW-  courses Act, 1907.". Filed'.  Prom the returning .officer as to  the result, of. the "voting on tJhu  Power and Light By-law, and al^o  on the,Water By-law.' Power and  Light by-law, for 72; against 13-  "miajori/ty '54. Water by-law, ���������������"/  77 ; against 11; majority 66.  From:'T. J. Trapp & Co., stailnr;  that there was- a balance d'ie ci  $12.25 'on the half ton shipment o'  stump:npgi* powder as half ton lots  were not sold for the same rate  a ston lots.   Laid over.  R. W. Mercer, forbidding the  council, its servants or contractors from entering.on hie premis;;'),  being a part /of D. L. 44, Group 2.  until such time'ais the station on  the C. " N. P. R. ������.Ool is located,  he 'bein'g of the (opinion that-Lb ere  was no certainty that the station  would be built ait that point. Coun.  cillor Bell informed .*the council  that there was-no "doubt that the  station would be erected there, and  as the council had.paid for the improvements last year to Mr. Brot-  nov, the establishing of the road  would be proceeded with.  From/W. G. Swan, divisional engineer, C. (N* .P. R. Co. promising  that the road crossings would be  placed in proper condition shortly,  when the work trains coifTplele the  work .in that vicinity, also that he  would examine the position of their  fence at Mt. Lehman crossing and  do what is right in the matter.  From G. Rummel asking Ehat  steps be taken .to settle the road  diversion at the (Corner of thei  White road and the Mt. Lehiuau  road as the plan suggested of an  exchange of property with the,  owner 'of the adjoining % Sec. had  failed of execution. THe recvo  stated that steps would be taken  by. meanis of a by-law gazetting  the diverted portion and the issuing of  a quit claim deed.  Prorrf'William Knox asking tnat  the cheque for $50 be issued in- the  name  of  John   Knox  be (altered.  (Continued   on   Page  Two.) ���������TUB abbotsford post,    abbotsford, b. e.  "I    -  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  v'ubMshed   every   Friday   by   the   Post  Publishing1 Company.,,  A weokly Journal devoted to the Interests'ol' Abbotsford and suu ^"ndlng district.  Advertising Rates made know.. 11 ajy-  plication.  LEGAL, ADVERTISING���������12 cents per  line for first insertion, and 8 cents a line  for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Oar Shibboleth���������Neither for nor, agin1  tlie   Government.  anc  FRIDAY  NOV. 8, 1912  The result of the presidential election in th'e UJhited States wis   a  surprise to all who took part in the  election.   No one expected that the  Democrats would win although  it  was  a 'foregone conclusion at the.,  start that the Rpeubli'can' party waj  doomed to'sit in  the background  for the next four years.   But no one  thought that the Republicans would  voter/'T)emocz*at in order to defeat  the Progressives.    Anything, however to 'defeat the wing of'the Republican party.' ������.    ���������  The 'Democrats are happy of  course because they won. The Republicans are happy because tho  Pnogres'siveis were .defeated, and  the Progressives are still happier  because tlhey have shown that the'r  leader Was a stranger' man than  the candidate chosen for president  by "tihe Republicans at the-Chicago  convention. '  . It-is  a great thing- when all-arc  happy. ���������   ,.   .   '..,..  -Watch Abbotsford grow.  ������  Th/e^ Democrats .will probably reduce 'tihle high-tariff wall,'.a -thing  which the Liberals of Canada at  the last election' attempted to-, do  at tfhe expense of the Canadian peo  pie. Now the shoe .will be on the  other foot;       f "  The//'Dominion Houae meets iii a  few days and then all will have a  chance to see what the naval'policy .is like. It would be well for  all to rejad carefully that policy.in  order to he ,able to vote irifelligcni  ly at the forthcoming election sho'i'd  the^gevennment d'ecide to submit  their ipollicy to the people.  Several weeks ago ;we published  an artM'e in regard- to the aurvsy  of several block's in t'he town of  Abbotsford. It appears now thai  there are a number of pro.pertv  owners i(n the hlock who are per-  fectly satisfied with the present  survey. Although the same m not  quite correct it is possible to make  it satisfactory "to all by having; the  survey canfirm/ed.  What are you 'doing these days  to boost for the home frown? Is il  wortHi boosting "for and what wili  be the result .if the merchants aud  citizens o|f the town all organize!  to have a booster cfub and everybody boost for m h& is worth for  just nix. manthfs. I ,-,;  i_i  THE MARKET.  Showing  mo  sign   of'relief,, the  price-of eggs remained at bo and  ��������� ) cents a  dozen.at the New West-  minster weekly market on  Friday  mcir.n'iig.   The price was advanced  last  week  to 7o cents amfl is still  stiff, thowiing mo sign of a&atemenr.  One ranch reports that only l5doi-  on eggs were received during the  past week from 300 hens which is  falling off from the previous week,  and even at the present prices the  rancher is not making-a sufficient  profit owing to the expense of feed  ing. i   , -    .  Butter by the pound sold at in  and -15 cents with; a rebate of five  cents wholesale, although thwi-e wa.s  little offered at the latter rate.  Nearly all the gutter and p^cjs  on the market were sold", to local  consumers, the demand for eggs  far exceeding the supply.  The potato market was quiet,  buyers holding off. The piico,remained at $1-3 to $15' a ton, although in some instances thtf price  went as low as $11 a ton. ���������  The usual crowd gathered it the  poultry section and business mthis  icpartment   was  go,od, -the  price.���������<  .���������emaini/ng about the   same ' as   ]n-it  week.   Two dozen extra fine look  ng ducks sold at $12 per dozen, but  the average price was about :y ������.������������������'  $9   per  dozen.   Yioung   birds   aiiil,  jro'iers were in demand and 'laying  'hens are at  a premium.  Cabbage by the sack was offered-  .it one cent a pound ,amd tlii.3' com:  .nodity   was   readily   disposed   of  JviiTorts brought $1 ,sack. ������   ���������  The prices in the fish and meat  departments showed n;o change and  local householders were busy buy-  ng iip the numerous choice .offerings. ,;  Young  birds per  doz  ���������  $6  to ip3  Broilers, per doz.  ��������� $3 to $-1  Poultry, live weight  I8e to 1*0-  Ducks per doz. ~$7 to $9  leese, live weight  i>?,c  Jeese, dressed   3()c  Turkeys local dressed, rper lb. ��������� i'K  Turkeys, eastern dressed, per lo. 'ib  Ducks, per lb ���������-'���������  20c ,to 22c  Poultry, cleaned, per lb.  25c  Young pigs,  each    $4.10 tp $7.00  -VEGETABLES  Jigh.la.nd potatoes, ton -$13'"> Si")  Delta- potatoes "(ton   ���������$13   to i$15,  New potatoes,-per sack ���������  ?5c  New Potatoes, 20-lbs for  ���������-Joe  Beets, per sack =���������  $1,25  Carrots,'.per sack   $j  o'ai'rots, per bunch  yc  Cabbage, wholesale, per lb .----vie  Cabbage, retail, per lb.   2c  Cabbage,-, per,head. ���������----.--10c to 15c  Cauliflower, per head   5c to 10c  Onions, .pic,kling per lb  ������ 7c  -SMALL" FRUiETS      '  Apples per box.  85c to $1.23  Apples,, 5 lbs --  i5c  Jrab apples, per crate  75c  Pears;   per   box    $1'.'00 to $1.50  -EGGS AND BUTTER  Eggs, retail, per doz   65c: Vn :oe  3ggs, wholesale -'- fjoc  Duck eggs, per ,d'oz   oOc  Butter, retail, per lb  -  tfc  Honey, per comb ���������-.-  25c  ���������WHOLESALE MEAT  Veal������  ���������   - 13.2 to 14c  Large veal   ioc to lie  Veal  : <������--J5cto 25J  Pork, per lb.  ��������� 12t>c  Mutton, per lb  -,12c to uy2?  Lamb,  per' lb.    uy2c '.to   15c  3est Heifer, No. 1.  '.*  uic  Beef steer, No. 1.  .'. nc  -RETAIL MEATS  Beef, best rib roasts --15c to ISc  Beef>   loin   " 18c to 22c-  Beef, short loin   <J5������  Beef, round  steak   26c  Boiling- Beef   i0c  to 14c  Beef, pot  roast    13i>  ^eal    ;    15c   to   tfc  Pork  : ���������   18c to 20c  Pressed chicken, lb   ������,5-  Sugar Cured Bacon  ..^  Sugar cured  corn  pork-15c to 20c  Mutton    l7c  Homemade pork  sausage, lb.���������  20c  Salted Pig's heads, lb. ....  Pickled pig's feet, lb ---   Pickled pig's shanks, lb ��������� .  Sugar cured hogs ��������� heads,, lb��������� 5c  Sugar cured,pigs feet por lb��������� 8c  Sugar cured corn   beef, lb���������10c to 12l  Pure lard  -   lot  -(FISH  Salmon ,red spring -���������  15c  Salmon,   white  ' 8c,  Sturgeon,   >-������������������-���������<     t5c  Halibut      i0c  Smelts   - _ 'iOc  Herring, 3 lbs  for     ait-  Crabs ',2 for '   - 2'j'j  Cod ,blue oi' gray : : ���������������������������'������':  Skate  t -'   ��������� - 10c  Flounders  :- ���������, --������������������   10c  Sole;    '    * <��������� ' '---'10';  .... #0  -- 10 c  -- 15c  MATSQUI COUNCIL  CConibihued Fro,m Page One)  On m'ation the cheque was cancelled and a new one authorized for  a.  similar amount to W. Knox.  From. Thos. Adair asking for a  refund' of the overcharge in tho  taxes against the"east half of the  N. E., H of Sec. .22, Tp. 1-1, thisp  property being wrongfully assessed as wiild land, and .as he did not  receive the assessment notice ho  had ibo , opportunity to en'';?r an  ippea'l. On motion the council 3e-  cided to refund the difference between' wild land tax and the real  property tax.  FromJ Joseph Campbell 'enclosing letter and postal notes sent in  payment of his taxes in July, but  which had gone astray and reached  ;he collector after the date o������ the j  rebate. The council resoIvetT'to ai- .  ow the rebate. |  A similar resolution was .parsed  concerning C." T. Purver- and Mrs.  N. Purver for their taxes for the  current year as'the c:rcum3Lirii.t;s  wer.e similar,- and also Mrs. II. McCallum. v  In the case of E. G. Walters, who  nad paid the rebate,, the council resolved to refund this amount,  had been laid over re the read  ication from Joseph Campbell which  -In-, connection, with the cohiniun-  which had been constructed through  jl, portioan of the .south'half of Bik  ���������j.-in.'the.tS. iW-. i>4 fof-Sec.'lO, Tp. U,  Jhe siim"'of-$200 was, ordered tobei  offered-to.-Mr. jCamp-bell. in full for  che land taken for -road aud for  severance;      ��������� ��������� ..  From H. F. Page asking firal nal-  tlement   for land   being   required  for,.the (proposed (Smith and Jones  road amd-.for the fencing.   Lud pv-  '.r. .*       ;f-   ���������    ,.  From  the  Progress   Club,   Va^-  r.ouver,   asking   for   a   ound -i^cd  statement of the resourced, tt.asportation facilities, finances, etc of  the municipality, the same 'o i'cria  part of  a 'bookj.tp.be published in  cue interests of the lower iii.':..!at:d.  On motion R. Owen was givsritij'i  .v������(.rk of preparing the information  !ci  which he will receive $V)'i).  Bills passed for payment:  Dr.; T. A. (Swift 3rd quarterly indemnity as ai. H. O., $25;' John*Cat-  to,   deputy  returning   dvfficei\  election   expenses  $5;   P.   Jackmau,  R. A. Cooper, (G,. R. vDavidson, C .  Kelliher, deputy returning oivchxi  '..���������l<:ciion   expenses,  eac   .fi,   Clayburn Company, Abbotsford Tioaoer  & Trading Co, Mt. Lehman Orangs  Hall Assn., Matsui Hall Assn., pulling booths, each $5 j Fraser. Vailey  Record,  printing   ballots,   $12; Col-  lumbian   Co.  Ltd,  advertising   bylaws $75.  JubJiet.' Road and Bridge.    W. J.  .viarsh WiM); ,C. VV. M..^rsh $12, llod-  icy -JVi-airsh $9.30; T. Sullivan $8.10.  E. (W. iqng, $8.10; total $57.o0.  R. "Owen  and James  Owen  payment for gravel pit in full $iya.91:  (Continued on last Page)  1 I        '���������  Keep Your Horse Warm '  Secure an All-Wool Rain Cover for your  horse for the rainy winter months or-a good    ,  warm blanket.: He will do more and better-'  v/ork. ' , -  All kinds of Rubber Dash Aprons and Rugs kept in  stock at very reasonable prices.  . J. GERNAEY  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you. require a comfortable rig;  one that .feels good and looks good;  ring up ��������� ���������  CURRIE &: McKENZIE  Bright Sunny Days  and Cool Evenings  recalls the fact that last winters heater ought to  be replaced by a new one.  Our heaters are uptodate and the prices right.  Get a Cold Blast Lantern before the wet  weather sets in.  [ardware   Co.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  Jas. Elliott Manager  zEm&$mwmsmms&&82m  If you are lookin  for Bargains in  airy or ^nic  Ranches  C7Cs      A* JL������      a-An  Insurance-Fire and Life  Telephone Connection  n  s\  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established, /  =ssa  vfcmum^fyk  one half mile from centre of the town  New six room house with fire place.  Barn 16x30; 100 fruit trees -small fruits  of all kinds ;nice creek running through.  RESTAURANT, including building and lot for sale.  Down to rock bottom prices. $400 cash and balance  to suit purchaser.  Apply for terms and price to  ft  BTO^rcffi-gma-^^  I  I  4  1  fill  m  m  M������*tN  w\  m  m  -, J.741*  i  AptA  ������"l  M  'si  m '' '''.' 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'���������"'���������"    * L   " ' ���������  .��������� i     " '-���������~1 "   - t-ny'\- ,���������    r |-,-')'1'   P 'iTH^'''" 'C ���������*>"."r"IJ^r'r.'JV'V'l'ff,i'JI Y 7^JfgpapW iM>  ���������������)      ri j     .  t     i     ��������� * "      ������      i  SHE ABBOVSFORD iOST,      ABBOTSFORD, B OJ  ������!!!!  We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town  as we can get.   We want your trade and your whole family's trade.  We have always sold goods that were worth the money, and  we intend to keep right on doing it.  Our whole stock has been picked for quality.   For instance,  GRANBY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  are one of our specialties. Anyone who knows anything about  the rubber business in Canada knows what this Brand stands for.  It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction. No competitive  brand has the same reputation.  Granby Rubbers were made for wear���������to look well besides���������  but wear, it is on this they have made their wonderful reputation.  The finest materials, the, most skillful workmen, and a factory  pride in the product; that's a combination that's hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.    We keep only the best.  Geo* C. CSark  Abbotsford, B. C.  ���������CBSES  j Mcelroy & Co.  LIQUORS,   WINES  AND   CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  Gor. Essendene Ave. and Oscar St.,-  CITY  ^ ���������  QGV Z  ABBOTSFORD, B. C    .  Strictly "first-class in every respect.   The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.0O  PER  DAY  PECKHAM & HUTTON  PROPRIETORS  )CB9>  :03&  A. M. KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Weinies  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  Henderson &  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A; HENDERSON  B."C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P.O. P.O.Box  Eyeight Specalist  Manufacturing Optician  Does the Finest  Optical   Work.  Medical men and others  pay  tribute to his skill.  793 Granville St. .Vancouver  Garften InJBeota, "in ftogarA to tihelr  motihod of treatoeoit, may be divided  In/to two cfliassea namely, biting and  sucking insects. Biting insects ��������� by  wthiclh are meant, those that eat the  be kUled by giving them poisons,  such as Paris green or arsenate of  lead.' Sucking insects, which suck the  Juices from the leaves of the plant,  must, be destroyed by something that  will stop tlhe breathing-pores, like  soap-and-water  or   tobacco   prepara-  Semi-read/  Tailored Suits  COLD at the same price everywhere Io  ^ Canada���������the name In the pocket.  Send for samples of $20 "King's Own"  leree and $25 Brltalns loom -also style  book.  Ask the clothier in your town or wrlto  direct���������Serai-ready, Limited, Montreal.  A. BEESTON, Mission City.  How are you fixed with your supply of stationery for the Fall  Business? Remember* there is an old proverb which says"A  man is known by the company he keeps," Tp this has been  added the following, which is equally correct and meant especially for you "A merchant is known by the quality and  style of his stationery." Of course you wish to rank among  , those who have reputations as good business men. Well then,  get your printing done at this office, where firstclass material  and workmanship are combined with right prices. The busy  season will soon be here, so get your orders in before the rush.  o t si o r'd Post  -tbs  Though Senator Casgrain has been  in many a political fight rmrl dealt  some hard blows to his opponants, he  has always played the game squarely,  witih the result'that-to-iiny ho hasn't  an enemy, and now the worthy senator  sits amongst the select and practi-  oiully out of the fighting line, his  popularity increases each session.  Senator Casgrain, who is a land  surveyor, was bora in Quebec in 1856.  His family on both sides had for gen-  orations' taken a prominent part in  the public life of Canada, so that  young Casgrain early in life imbibed  ideas of public work.'  ^His scholastic training at the Seminary of Quebec was followed by a  hard training in Engineering'and surveying; after which Mr. Casgrain took  SENATOR CASGRAIN  uip 'his profession in Montreal.  Senator Casgrain was called to the  "������������������"natc in -1900.  siege,  the or-  - the pioneers  there    is   no  Since Baden-Powell originated the  boy scout movement in South Africa  during the Boer war, when he had an  opportunity to test the value of boy's  work in the Mafeking  ganization a success -  civilized world. And  country better adapted to take up the  Udea than Canada where a backwoods  'training is easily obtained. Capt. R.  J. Bird whistle the Dominion secretary  was one of tlie first men in the Dominion to take up the proposition. He  'realized the splendid possibilities of  the movement amongst the healthy  boys ,who would be willing to undergo  When  a vjt. u.  Dr.  jarasau, ue.cjaceu  ous duties of supcri:irc:i  era work to a younyc:-  realized at the co:uero;  was no better man to  work than Br. Chowu  ready shown executive  mean order.  ,liO  J<n.  n.:  ice  t.;i  v,,.  a::  -  ,:n,  a  \.  K.  K.  ...-i -  :c  tt-  ��������� \'y -  - M  t  *  L  V 23  I.  '!.1t  .',.  ���������.are  ho  u  ]-'  me  i.\*  ii.  LU  ai-  ility of no  ������������������;(J V?'!  ���������*>.  ������-vJ;\v>,''  ���������;���������>���������������������������>-''���������}(:  CAPT.^B..-J.: BIBP WHISTLE- -  REV.  S. I). CHOWS, V,.l).  Since his appointment Dr. Chown  has so ingratiated hims?lf to the  Westerners- with his earnestness and  aptitude for work that the members  of the Methodist church foci that in  the genial doctor thoy have our in  whom they can place the'utmost confidence.  ^W.^V^'.SVAV  You  may be  paid $50  in Cash for  improving your  Walk like this ^  108 Canadian farmers will  receive cash  prizes   (twelve. in  each Province) in our big  1912 FARMERS' PRIZE  CONTEST  WE held a contest last year in which 36 prizes were  offered. This year there will be three times as many  prizes (108) and therefore three times as many chances for you  to win one of them. You do not have to use a large quantity  cement to win a prize. Many of last year's prize-winners  comparatively little cement.  "THE contest Is divided into three classes and In only  x one of tlieie (Class "A") does the amount of  cement used count In deciding prize winners. Clan  "B" is for doing the best concrete work (the size  makes no difference). Class "C" it for sending in the  best and clearest description of bow any piece of  concrete work was done.  THERE-will be four   prizes (first,  S25;   Third.  ������15;   Fourth. 210)  In each  Province.     Thus you have  pete   with   other   farmers   In   your  and  not  with  those  In   all  parts   of  if50;   Second,  In  each  class  only  to  com  own   Province,  Canada.   This  gives  prize  possible  chance  IT COSTS NOTHING TO ENTER���������There are absolutely no "strings" to this offer.    There is no entry fee or red tape to bother  'with.   Vou cannot lose, because the improvement*) you make of concrete In competing for the prizes will be more than  H'orth their cost.   We have a book.    What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete," that will give you all the  information nbout the use of concrete you can need.     It will be sent to you free when you ask us for complete particulars of the Prize Contest.  Ask for particulars to-day. Just say "Send mc, free, your book and full particulars of the  1912 Prize Contest." on a port card and mall It to-day.    Addre������������ Publicity Manager,  Canada Cement Company   Limited,  Herald Bldg.,  Montreal  Mi  test THB ABBOTSFORD POST,  '*?^x&i"&&*r  Christmas line of Jewelry, suitable for Xmas Presents. Reserve  your-'order for Campbell, the Ab-  botsford Jeweler, You know where  it is.      L   . v-  Councillor; Roberts has sold 'his  ranch to the south of the town and  ;i:s qioiw building'his future home on  the townsite^. ���������   -  -    ���������.          LU  .Watch Abbotsford grow.  Mr.  George 'Cop eland  of  Chilli-'  wack   visited   hiis   soin   Mr.   M. ,\V"  Cojpekund .on  Wednesday   of   this  week. ���������  Iin a recent match .between Abbotsford apd Hope the Abbotdiord  boys -were 'defeated 1 to* .2.  Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hicks spent  Sunday the .guests of Mr. ancT Airs.  M. iWare Co,peland.  e Ejection or a  resident  of the United States makes no difference to our  Bread and Pastry baked in our new ovens. They  will be just 'as delicious as ever.  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  g  DERQGHE DRAW  WITH GLEN VALLEY  Watch, Abboftsford grow.   -  S'ofrne complaint is made by some  Of "the citizens in regard ;to. flu Electric pjle an Gladys Avenue oeing  bo| pear the  centre of the street.  It 'is claimed that the street is 90  feet w';de ain'd that the new p-jU.'S  erected tlilis week will tend to c.-n-  fiine the street to. 60 feet,  a   thing  that lis "not to be desired".   It is   a  matter that sho'ulld be- rectified ,if  wrong.   Nothing should.be do.uc ro  make the streets o.f   a   town  any.  narrower than they really ara, n'njl  i.f the ccinltention is rjg'ht���������and this  paper h-as it from very good  a$>-  thority���������4he matter should  b" token .up by the bo'ard o'f trade at its  ���������next meeting.  Watch Abbotsford grow.  Mr. and Mrs. 'W���������"L. Lpnjg fallow  returned from !thei.r ho.'ncymjon1  this week and' will, at' an early cisjjte  enjoy on eof Abbotsford's ho-isr-  w armings.  Nov. 9th >a lecture will be ������ucc  in the Maple Leaf Hall by Prof.  Hill-Tout in aid of the pain "Jog.  fund 'of 'St. Matthew's church. A!1  whoi can should come as thta Ipc-  ture has bean specially prepd'-rd  'and will be delivered in many, cities throughout the Dominion and  the United 'States, bu* Prof, .Jlill-  Tout intends that his home town  ' shall receive the first fruits of Jiis  lecture.   It will be worth heading.  ��������� Mr. Morgan has accepted ape?-  itiom with Mr. Brooke as cle-'k ir  the store.  MlsrC  Moore   will   shortly   Icja p  for Victoria an   a 'holiday.  BOARD OF TRADE /MEETS.  (Continued Prom Page One)  Xt wais decided to, have   a   &".m*~  able place erected on Railway v3t  for the proper housing of the fire  apparatus which was orderea  toi  the town.   A full quota of ladders  and   buckets  arrived land   wln;p  those who have subscribed to thii  fund h&ve all paid up the building  and "'the  fdre   fighti,ng   app^ira'.i^.  willl be   a good start towards  safeguarding of the town, and ?>!������������������  ���������though not .all that is really i\vj.i:'r  ed will be a fine start for .a.sirrjll  (town.   The; secretary vh in line for  receiving of all subscriptiona when  those   who  have   subscribed   feel1  that they can part With the, n^tiV-  ful.   There are just  a few collcft-  dons to' be mado. I   <.  1  'Mr. J. Hoath wias made  a' t������ew  member. >. ��������� ��������� '���������    i  After the 'discussion of other important matters, whicTi bear p^r-  "ticular. interest to the town,   the  ���������board adjourned to meet on Dec  ember 2nd.  HOUSE FOR RENT-at Abbotsford  6 r'ooniB and pantry.   Good w/i  er,  large 'garden,   fenced,   fruit  trees.   Rent  $12, apply to F. M,  Milsted, Abbotsford.  Playing away from home end  minus two of their best forwards.  Deroche footballers put u p a greaf  game at Gleai Valley on Thanksgiving Day. Playing a defend o  game from the start, the Deroche  boy's .gave a great display against  the speedy forwards of the ValAe.v  The home team done most of tlie  pressing throughout, although on ?r  once or twice the Deroche forwards were very dangerous Or  the play a draw was about the,  right verdict, but had the Villcy  forwards shown a little more finish a different tale would hive  bean t^bld.  MATSQUI COUNCIL  (Couvtiinued  from   Page   Two)  All rolads Wd to AsWbot&fo.rd,.  fortune, fame and happiness. If  you do not believe us, ask some of  the newly-weds.  Nely   Fotc% arbitrator ,-re   Smith-  Jones 'road, $5.; 'J. A. Catherwood.  arbitrator   re   Smith-Jones    Roar.'. '  $5; E. Mini, culvert Ward 4 &1&.00. j  Towlam. Road. John Bairret, 10.00  ���������Walter Towlan ' $66.50 ; total o>Y7,  Aa Lofgren. bou/nty on 104 musk-  rats, ,$10.40. ��������� '' ���������  ��������� 'Work on approach to Matsqui  bridge. A. P. Jainsen 10.50; A. Lofgren $14; Melvin .Crist $12; Archie  ie Anderson "$39; Knut Anderson,  $75; Ar. Lkiset $13.50; Clarence Anderson '$36; total $200.00.  Pemberton road. A. O. Thomson  hauling supplies $5; Jesse Lehman  foreman $56.88; B,oard account for  meim ;$48.71; R. )C. Brough 44.25; X.  E. .Broiigh, 44.25; Jesse Chappell  47.25; John Smith. $12; Peter Muir-  head .$38; John' .Olson 94.50; Henry  Frederickson- S2.-54;'"William' Bailey  45.73; 'J. C. Bailey 17.25; M. Robinson 26.25; W. l<\rkina 26.25; Wm.  To Main 9.50; G. H .Loach 18.50, total '$616.88.  'MaLsquii Lumber Co. Ltd, lumber  for briQges 9J.78; A. E. bharpe cutting ciuscies 90.60 . .-  Burgess road. N .Acorn 4.5"0;'W.  L.p^comDe 12.60; A. Schroeder iU.oO;  M.  McLean 12.25.   Total 35.35.  Walter.' Brown cutting thistles,'  40.50; ^Richard Peardon, work on  Aldergrove cemetery $29.; one half  day with team, road work $3.; Hudson Barter, work on Aldcrgiovn  cemetery, $14, one day on Bainos  hill ,2.70, 16.70; H. Alan son cheque  to replace 1216 lost $3.00; P. J. Fish  er cheque to replace 1217 lost ���������fp'3.00,  Maple Grove Lumber "jpo-., Ltd,  7.00, WardL,4 68.19; J. Peterson laying slabs on ,Wright road $10; C.  R. "Crist _& iSon, 'nails, 6.95; Columbian Co. advertising for tenders ou  Downes road $3.00 ,Wm, Merryi"ic;ld  expenses, $35.00; T. W. Roberts,  three special meetings n'm connection'with the bylraws $15.00, J -II  Lchmn;} expenses $15.00; W.J.- VVavi  expenses $15.00; Chas. Bell, expenses $15.00; H. J. Ryder delivering  messages /and horse hire in connection with the by-laws $6; "Wm.  Merryfield three special meeting"*  &1*L.     '"  Resolutions properly introduced  and passed��������� /  That the taxes of Major Eidred  Pottinger for. 1911 [any 1912 (.be  transferred to Sumas municipality  to be used in 'assisting'in the constructing of the road which Sumas  municipal council has established  to give him an' outlet, the iranb-  fer to be done by by-law.  That Councillor Lehman be authorized to.repair the bridges on  the Nicholson and' Coghlan roads.  That the sud'bivision plans of the  S. iW. X of Sec. 20, Tp. 16 be ac-.  cepted when the roads shown on  the east and south' sides are slashed to the full width and graded  twelve feet wide. ,  That; John Pace be appointed 'a  municipal constable.  , That a vote of thanks be pas-,  sed for work which had been done  by the provincial! government on  the roads during the current year  and a copy be sent to A. A. Cruick  .'���������ik and to the minister of public wor'ks.  That the Matsqui Water By-law  1912 and the Western Canada Power Company,,Limited, Power and  Light bylaw be reconsidered at the  next regular meeting. .  Tho! bylaw establishing the Bell  Road and the Higginsom-ro.j&i passed First, Second 'and Third read-  'ngs. .  The! 'Matsqui Wide Tire Bylaw,  1911, Amendment Bylaw 1912 regularly passed First ,Second and  Third readings.  Councillor Ware gave notice to  introduce a bylaw to-transfer the  amount of the land tax on fhc N.  E. % of 'Sec. 24 ,'Tp, 16 for 1911 and"  1912 to Sumas municipality the same  to, be. used in the cqmstruction of a  Now is the time for the Purchasing: of the  be it a heater or a new cook stove. The  winter maybe cold. '  Just arrived a fine consignment of  1      toilet sets at remarkably low prices. Also a fine, line of linoleums.    These are  the best ever offered in Abbotsford; The  prices are right. '    .  How about a Lantern for dark winter nights?  road e'lready established leading to  the said N. (E. % 'of Sec. 24, Tp. 16.  The council then adjourned t->  moot iri the store building of Merryfield Bros, at Mt. Lehmm >!���������  Thursday, the 31st in.st. al! tan "> -  Ciock in the forenoon. The ������������������.lurk  was- instructed to write requesting  the attendance of the chief official  ���������of the Western 'Canada Power Co  and of the Matsqui Dyking District  Water Works'Col< '��������� "' ���������  j          Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  ' Paistor���������Rev. J. L.  Campbell,  B.  A., B. D.  Services���������Sunday school  10  a.m.  Public Worship 11 ja. m.  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public iWorslhip 7.30 p. m.  Choir Practice, Friday .8 p. m.  Meeting 'far. Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p.' m.  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p. m.  FOR SAALE���������5 young milch cows to  freshen from the 27th of this  month. Apply to R. OWEN, one  mile south of B. C. :E. R., Mount  Lehman. .  HARRON  BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel   1034 GranvillG St.-, Phone 3486  Afqrth Vancouver, Otrice and  Chapel���������116 2nd St. Phone 131.  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Pihone Connection       Mission City  FOR,  SALE-sniear   Abbotsford,   .40  ��������� 'acres   wMi   house,   barn.      $125  per acre.  Would' subdivide.   Apply to T. ITebbutt, Abbotsford, B.  ���������   Dried Brewers'  Grain  In Any Quantity  Great Feed for Dairy Cattle  J. J. SPARROW, PROP.  Abbotsford  irees ror  r^1���������*���������^^  ���������Young Nursery Stock, 1 and 2 years old. Apple Trees: 2 years old, 25c each; 1 year old,  20e.  APPLES���������Gravenstein, King of Tompkins,  Wealthy, Northern Spy, Grimes Golden, Jonathan, all grafted on French Crab Apple Stock.  CRAB  APPLES���������Hydop,   late.    Choice  lot of Clark's Seedling and   Magoon   Strawber-.  ries for sale at $5.00 per 1000. Raised on new  beds.  D. H. NELSON. Prop.  anch and Nursery  Abbotsford, B. C.  -jfai���������-i i  Electric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  lectric Power  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience      Comfort      Economy  ''.-'��������� ' , ���������   ��������� . ������������������   .    '':���������"  Attention will be civen to all aoolications for service from our lines;  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  mbia lie  wmmmMsmmmmma  $1  ���������<���������', i  & 1  watow������mtUMaiimMi������iii^^  mmmsmms^mmmmammmmsmmmsmimms^mmm^ummMmm^

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