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 &  /  SI  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. IX, No. 8. *  4BB0TSF0RD,   B, C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1914  $sfc>8  $1.00 per Year-  -UE-  r  =Fresh, Clean ������������������  ���������%  7>  That's "what you pay for and that's what you get   by  dealing with us.    We will  always make, it  a point to secure the best the market    can   supply   us  in  Groceries,-, Fruits,-.. Canned  Goods, Vegetables  .General  ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE  ���������      BELGIAN ��������� FUND  MATSQUI  COUNCIL MEETING  Prompt and careful, delivery service -to iall.  parts of town.-.  We   are   ALSO  Agents , for "Purity. Flour;    We also  faandleJFive .Roses, Royal Standard and B: and.K. Flours  -marrnraiaBEa  W  tore  Early in December a musical entertainment win be,given-by children of  Abbotsford, guided by two of our well  known teachers of'music, the-Misses  Steede; and the" programme which  will probably last for two hours, will  consist of songs, choruses,'instrumental pieces aand drills; etc. /  Comment on the proposed entertainment need not' bee made by the  Post as former entertainments by the  teachers and"their pupils.have taken  well in Abbotsford: and the cause for  which the proceeds will1 be devoted is  a most commendable one.  Watch "for date and further particulars.    . "    ,  AMERICAN THANKSGIVING  ,   -The W. A. "of'St..Matthews Church  will give an American Thanksgiving  supper at Alexander Hall on Thursday November '26.,' from 5;30 to 8 p.  ���������m^-  Admission 25 .cents  Menu.  Cold Roast Porlc, and Corned Beef  Scalloped. "Potatoes-,v  . , Pork and ,Beans "  Salads and Pickles . ...  Pumpkin, "Apple, and Mince Pies  Doughnuts and Coffee "--  Mr. McDonald; late of Langley is  now located on the old Archibald  place, DeLair road.   ���������  A dance in aid of the.local patriotic  funds will probably be held before  Christmas, under the board of trade  auspices.   .   . j : "'-'  . - Many..people* of Abbotsford intend  supporting;with their presence the'pa'  triotic. dance: to be. given- at Peafdon-  \vUle. Hall- in, aid of the Belgian' re-  Thc regular meeting of the Matsqui  Municipal council was held ih the  Municipal Hall'on Saturday, November 7th with the Reeve in the chair  and all members of the council in attendance'.  The minutes' of the meeting of Oct-,  ober 3rd, and the. minutes of the  meeting of October 10th were read  and adopted.  ������   Communications Received  From the Municipal solicitors ad-  vising.that the cenveyance from Matsqui to Jame.s Murphy and" Murphy to  Matsqui had been received and registration would "be effected as soon as  possible.    Filed.  From James Stevenson, asking  what compensation-would be-granted  for diverting-the South- "Aberdeen  road on his ��������� property. The ^Council  declined to allow - anything.  From -RoyaL Golumbian - hospital  advising that Wm. Bailey had been  admitted therein; as a- patient. Filed.  From -Matsqui -Agricultural -Association'asking for-a donation of $100  The council expressed regret that  the finances would not allow of granting 'more than $80.00 verbally promised in the early part-of the year.  From Farr Bros., asking- that a  dangerous hole in- front of their property-" be repaired. Referred to Councillor" Beaton. - .  s  From W. A. James stating that:the  opening of the Bates road had diverted the en tire..drainage of all that  section lying .'south of the Harris  road, and.*, west of the Bates road.a-  Lot 4'07,v Group.2, and resulted' in  the floding.of the "same.' He request;  ecTth'at immediate "steps-be taken-to  abate the" nuisance, and correct'the  SUMAS MUNICIPAL COUNCIL  lief' fund..Ladies  are  requested     to    ,      ,... ��������� ,  .-    ...   , TT>   ���������  bring   baskets.    Tickets,   gentlemen  :c option-complained-of,    He sug:  The regular meeting of the Sumas  Municipal council was-held -in the  municipal hall on November 7th, with  the Reeve in the ohair and. Councillors, McKenzie, Austin, Straiton and  Lamson present; and'the Clerk.   ',  Minutes -of-tlie - previous meeting  were^read and,adopted as read/  The following accounts were passed:   ' .  School"Salaries & incidentals$477.35  B.'C. Gazette and Post         8.75  Small pox "outbreak, O. Blatchford  .-and   others   '.. 387.50  Roads  W.  Good  '..../     12.35  T.'G.' Porter  ���������        4.35  J. Wadell and J. Murphy ....      18.85  A.   Knox      16.50  J. Rawlston         5.00  Clerk, calary and sundries ....     "44.85  Reeve,  expenses- ,   16.40  Communications ���������  .From B. C. Anti-Tuberculosis Society, re subscription. Clerk to reply  that while in fullest" sympathy with  the project the council regretted the  lack of means to.subscribe,this year  ' From Royal Bank re account- and  Safety- Deposit boxes.    Accepted.'  From Messrs' Henderson & Taylor  re certificate of roads: Granted'; also re - sub-division- plans. Reeve and  clerk'authorized to sign-same when  in order.  " Dr. Swift.re'ported the district now  clear of small pox entirely,- "and all  the quarantines .lifted.  , Messrs Boley, Fpbks, -Fadden,.Harris,- Mathers :andrBrydori interviewed  1Counljn"re^arding~varibus-Vo'aa'w"ork  . Mr.> W. Porter appeared, as delegate from FarmersMnstitute, regarding, permission, to. enlarge; the,>muni-"  cipal  hall and asking, for isubscrip-  J  t i'jweanpp .M-^itsjsas  SSE  2E3E  as  JOHN RODGERS"PASSES AWAY  There died at Abbotsford on Sunday "November 15th, John-Rodgers;  after a~ short- illnes:: Mr.- Rodgers  was-born: in. Dunmohr, Stirlingshire,  Scotland, on -December 1st, 1837, so  that had he lived a fortnight more  he would have attained the age-of  77 years. Brought up in,pious home  he ear,ly- united with the church and  lived such an exemplary life that -he  was chosen'by the" congregation to  the office of. the eldership before he  reached the age of-27, at which'time*  he was united -in marriage to Juliet  Battison and to them were born 8  children, four girls and four boys of  whom-one daughter-died in early life  and one son-John "at the age of 21.  Mrs. Rodgers died 22 years ago six  months after the death of their son  and since that time Mr. Rodgers has  been mother and father to his children and patiently and lovingly he  discharged the    double    duty.    Mr.  skilful and first-class workman. He  lived in Callendar, Scotland for about  40 years. He and his family moved  to Canada three years ago and came  to'live in Abbotsford. One son, Robert is married and lives in Calgary  He was a good man, and held in high  esteem by all who knew. him.  The funeral-services were conducted by his pastor Rev. J. L. Campbell assisted by Rev. Mr. Tfates of the  Anglican church. Interment took  place at the Musselwhite cemetery; -  5 0 cents ��������� each  Mr. J. J. Sparrow received a cable  from Calgary on Wednesday carrying the sad news that his sister-in-law  Mrs. A. C. Sparrow had died| The  sympathy of the many friends of our  townman and his family will go out  to them in their bereavement.  The date of the visit of Mr. Alex  Lucas, M. L. "A., .has not yet been  fixed.-  ssosasasB  aaea  (jESte*  i^\  New Up-to-date Dry Goods  and Millinery Store  Gazley Block Abbotsford, B. C  DRY GOODS, MILLINERY,   LADIES* AND CHILDREN'S UNDER--  -.'". WEAR, HOSIERY, GLOVES, CORSETS, NOTIONS,  FANCY   HANDKERCHIEFS,       NECKWEAR  BLOUSES,     BOYS' CLOTHING, GENTS'  FURNISHINGS,    ETC., ETC.  CHRISTMAS   NO WELTIES   AND   TOYS.  A Store of Quality, Moderate Prices, .Courteous Treatment and a  ' Square Deal    to    All.  Mr. Walter Wells will be confined  to the House for another week yet.  He sprained his ankle badly a few  days'ago while joking-with a friend  whom he had' not seen for .many  years. ' One wonders-what would be  the extent of-Mr. Wells injury had  the two. been- separated for forty  four years-  tion- for this purpose,. the'<-Institute  "gested" without    prejudice,-   thatj aj undertaking,-responsibility'.for'the' la-^  ditch should be dug. conimenc'ingv.at f t>0r.-'. - - " i  Mrs. J. J.-Sparrow has been a  guest at the St.- Francis Hotel, Vancouver, during the past week. ���������  a point on ��������� the - Bates - road at. the  northwesterly,corner of .his" property  thence'easterly along the - northern  boundary of the said property to a  junction with the slough which runs  north-easterly through the said lot  Coun. Satchell and the Reeve reported that they had visited the premises and found no evidence of any  flooding, although their visit was immediately after a very heavy rainfall  -From R. H. S. Cresswell, stating he  had examined the road opened up in  Mr. J-. J. Sparrow says he has paid  this paper everything he owes it, except the  bunch  of  respect  that  all   ^ount -asked" V^Mr." Acorn "for the  connection with the subdivided por  tion of the S. E. 1-4 of Sec. 12," Tp.   ling of the Campbell road.  14, and was of the opinion that the  editors are entitled to for running a  good paper���������this is one for Sparrow  and- two  for  Bates.  Mr. and - Mrs. Geo. Beckett and  child left on Thursday evening for  ���������Innisfail, Alberta, where they.will'reside in future. Mr. Beckett has been  engaged with the Abbotsford Timber  Co., forborne years and the departure  of the family from the district is regretted.  Mr. and Mrs. McCrae'of Rockport  are visiting friends in town and staying with Mr. and'Mrs. T. Hutton. Mr  McCrae was conductor on the G. N. R  between Huntingdon and Vancouver  and us still in the same position on  the'run between Seattle and Rockport  Mr. "Sutherland, principal of the  public school, who was suffering  from a severe cold last week is recovered sufficiently to be at his post  again.  Rev. J.' Knox Wright secretary of  the B. 0. Bible Society will preach  next- Sunday in St. Pauls church at  Huntingdon at 3 p.m. and in Mt. Lehman at 7: 30'  Mr. David Gray student Jn Westminster Hall will conduct services at  Whatcom Road, Kilgard, and Mussel-  whit^e next Sunday the 22nd.  '   About twenty men are now engaged at the Kilgard brick plant.  removing of "the trees felled on his  land was excessive. He further stated that he was perfectly . willing  to remove the trees if the- council  insisted on their removal. The clerk  was instructed to reply that the council did insist.  From H; M._Marriott, stating he  would like to clear out-the road on  the western boundary of the subdivided portion of the S. E. 1-4 of Sec.  23, Tp. 13, and was willing to pay 50  cents per cord for the-cedar thereon.  The- council agreed to accept the offer.  From J. A. Gledhill, stating there  were several large fir stumps overhanging the banks of Aberdeen gravel pit which were dangerous should  any one try to take out any more  gravel. The council decided . that  they would not bother with them/ as  no more gravel would be taken out  this fall for road purposes.  From J. C. Reid, asking for the  appointment of assistant assessor for  the transaction of such work as  would have to be done in the Land  Registry Office.  Filed.  From C. B. Hill-Tout, asking if the  council still insists on the removal of  the slabs from the "Authler" road  in view of the fact that there were  some ties still to be hauled out over  the road. The clerk was, instructed  to reply that the council was of the  opinion that the slabs should be removed without delay.  -' ��������� Moved Straiton and seconded Lamson-that-$35.00 be appropriated1 to  the Farmers' 'Institute for-the- purpose of"enlarging the municipal-hall,  Council-demanding the addition'to be  made on the front, to be,20x18 feet  and- done,-under- the supervision of  the Reeve-and Council.  .  Austin-McKenzie that - the:. rebate  on current taxes be extended to'November 15 th.      Carried.  Lamson-Straiton, that Councillors  McKenzie  and  Austin  be  appointed  a-committee-to look into the gravel-  Carried.  Straiton-Austin, that W. Hughes  road work be accepted-and forty dollars be placed to his credit. Carried.  Straiton-Austin, that the Reeve be  authorized to ��������� interview Mr. Cruick-  shank regarding assistance on the  Mountain  road.    Carried.  McKenzie-Austin, that the:Banking  account of this municipality-be moved '  to the Royal Bank of Canada at Abbotsford and the Reeve-and Clerk be  and they are hereby authorized to  sign all checks and notes drawn a-  gainst that account.  "Carried.  Council then adjourned. !  From Surrey Municipality, aBking  that the council 3oin in urging on the  B. C. E. R. the desirability of having  the first train in the morning arrive  in New Westminster at least one hour  earlier and the last train - in the afternoon to leave New Westminster at  18 o'clock instead, of 17:15 o'clock  so that more time may be available  for the transaction of business in  town.    To this the Council agreed.  G. Z. Smith submitted > proposed  plan of subdivision of the easterly  120 acres of the S. E. 1-4 of Sec. 5  Tp. 14, which received tentative approval . :  Complaint was made to the council that the roads on the northeast  quarter of Sec. 5 Tp. 14 had been  blocked with brush, etc., from the  logging   operations  of   the  Jackson  (Comma ed on Last Page)   ; fHB ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. (J.  W-,  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to'the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertisiing  rates  made known   on  application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20th, 1914  In the death of Lord Roberts the  Allies lose a good booster and leader at a time when such a man is very  much needed, but a man cannot live  throughout the ages and in his time  wc all believe that "Bobs" has mado  the world the better "for his having  lived; and certainly he has been a'pil-  lar of strength to Britain and the  Empire.  Even the great enemy of the Anglo  Saxon race stops in the middle of the  greatest war in the history, of our  universe, to say how much they recognise the ability of the dead soldier  leader.  it. Being naturally bashful not another verse was ever written. That  teacher is now one of the successful  lawyers of Toronto, Out., who can say  lie has not been punished for nipping  in the bud the divine song in one  of his former pupils?  NEW. WESTMINSTER MARKET  ���������In the death of the Hon. William  Templeman, the City of Victoria loses  a most excellent citizen, and the Liberal  party  one  of  the   bright  stars  The lead mining industry of the  Kootenay will ,110 doubt receive a  satisfactory impetus by the recent de-  ' cision of- the government at Ottawa  to use only Canadian lead .in, the  manufacture'of   bullets   for   use   in  ���������.Europe."  . It is hard to say it, but there will  be a grim satisfaction in many . a  soldier's bosom, especially if he hails  from Canada, and from this province  : to speed his trusty missle to the enemy's heart with the thought of  4fgood , Canadian lead from British  Columbia sent on an errand for the  world."  , ' . British'Columbia' lead for all we  know may be making history now.  Has it ever before been used for the  sacrifice of- human lives?.  If the present war has done nothing "elS3 it  lias-stirred  a nation  to  1 poetry, some ot'it is crude, whiki a  .   whole lot ot ii  is very  good���������some  excellent indeed. Editors throughout  the country have had    much    verse  the last few months sent in-for pub  , lication.-Some of-'it-has been publish  . . ed  and  some of  it has  not.    Some  very curt remarks in regard to the  verse have been noticed in the papers  but perhaps the most unkind cut of  all  was  the. one   which  one  of  the  daily, papers made to some of its poet  . readers-���������When you feel like writing  poetry,' please_ don't do it for almost  any. person can write rhyme, with a  little, experience.      Now it is a well  . known   fact  that   not   everyone  can  do the stunt of writing poetry, or even rhyme. We have seen some very  good poetry published since the war  began���������some that would do credit to  van artist in the. line-���������possibly from a  person  who  lisped first then wrote,  then   wrote   and   inspired   others   to  think in higher plains of thought. To  such a person-the world has bowed  and in cases worshipped as inspired  by the Divine.     Why then should we  scoff at the beginner for thinking his  verse is good?  The editor of this paper in the several papers which he has the honor  to publish has had much poetry sent  to go into print. ' Some of it has  not yet appeared,'while a great deal  of it has. Undoubtedly we shall do  more of it, for the war has inspired  a patriotism in the hearts of our people akin to that inspired by the love  of beauty in character and face (some  of it of course imaginary, depends on  who it is and at what stage of life)  We should encourage that patriotism  among our people���������love of..country  has stirred the Canadian born and the  Canadian adopted, to offer their lives  for the defence of the country���������the  motherland. Is it the same kind_of  patriotism that stirs our men and women to write patriotic poetry?  This week we publish a poem from  Featuring the New Westminster"  weekly market on Friday morning of  last week,was an abundant supply ot  Fraser Valley apples, and they sold  very readily at reasonable prices,  the average price being 7 5c to 90c  a box for the first and second grades  while the poorer grades could be had  for 50c a box and $1 a sack.' A few  boxes of Starks brought $1 a box.  The best sellers wereNNorthorn Spy  at 95c, Jonathan 90c. Baldwin 90c  and Kings 9 0c,a box.  The' only noticeable change in the  price quotations was in the meat section, veal and mutton being a trifle  lower. Veal, medium, went at 15c to  16c a pound, veal,large, 12c to 14c  a pound, and mutton, lie a pound  Pork in this section was in large supply and was in good demand.  Young fruit trees were good sellers  apple trees selling at 35c each, while  pear and plum were 75c each. ,. Six  apple, trees in six different varieties  small, sold at $ I for the lot.  The usual large supply of eggs  sold at the stationary price of 65c  a dozen, retail, and 50c to 55c a dozen wholesale. Butter also remained  at the regular quotation of 40c to 45c  a pound, retail, and-35c a pound  wholesale. Honey was in demand at  25c a pound.  . Some 150 crates of chickens were  readily disposed of at 14c, 15c and  16c a pound, live weight, and '22c to  2 5c%-a pound, dressed. Each- crace  contained some two dozen, making  in the neighborhood of 3500 ducks  and chickens sold.  In the vegetable and fish section  there was a fair supply, with potatoes the feature in the former, and  fresh herring and smelt in the latter.  Regular quotations were asked.  There was a good attendance and  the trading in the poultry and the  fruit section was especially brisk.  )      MUNICIPAL ELECTION ACT  Attention Called to the 101'3 Amendment, Whereby Certain Parties  Have to Register  Attention- should be- called to the  fact that under the above amendment  assessed owners of property on agreements of sale are required to make  a statuary declaration to the clerk or  assessor before the closing of'the  voters, list  "Proving that he or she is the  holder of the last agreement to  purchase land or real property, or  the last, assignee thereof, by the  terms of which such holder is liable to pay the taxes, has paid the  current year's taxes and is a British subject."  .It- is highly important that all parties holding land under this agreement of sale be registered should  they want to vote at the coming elections/ Dear reader, attend to this  so you can vote.  AN EXPLANATION OF HOW  THE  WAR STARTED  woud result. It was thoroughly  realized   that  the   responsibility  for  such   a   catastrophe   would   rest   on  that  nation  which  applied  the  first  match to the sticks.    Tlie only man-  who treated this    affair  . cavalierly,  and entered into    hostilities ,  light-  heartedly was he who considered him  self the happy possessor of an absolutely  invulnerable military machine  ���������"the Great,War Lord"!  ���������    France  did not want war.    She was willing  to  agree  to  any   plan  which  womd  avert it.    Russia,  the acknowledged  natural protector of the Slay race,did  not want,war.   "She could liotb e,expected to put up with a repetition of  the   humbling .-received   by   he,f   in  190S  at- the hands of Germany and  Austria, when tlie latter,, aware    of  Russia's unpreparedness,  seized and  annexed the Slav provinces and peoples of Bosnia and Herzegovina,, and  her ally, Germany, informed the Tsar  that if he dared to move in' the matter his kingdom should- be smashed.  Yet she was willing to withhold her  hand,-and advise'the Servians to bow  to Austria's demands so long as they  did not involve the destruction of her  sovereign rights as a nation. Nobody  who knows Italy could  think  for a  moment that she wanted war.    Austria herself,  who  had been oflicially  notified  during the  progress ��������� of ,the  Balkan war, at a time when she was  believed to  have  designs on  Sorvia,  that any attack on the sovereignty of  Servia would be an attack on Russia: Austria, when she found that her  action .would inevitably mean a European conflict,, was ready to compromise.    England strove the hardest of  all   to   preserve'peace   (so  hard,  in  fact, that many people here���������including   myself���������think   that   if   we   had  shown less intense concern for peace  and more���������a great deal, more���������belig-  orency, it would have been bettor for  us all)   Germany  alone  blocked the  way.     She  took up  a  bellicose position  right from  the commencement  of  the  conversations,  and  whenever  her words appeared to lend support  to  a   peaceable  solution,   they  wore  belied   by  her actions.    She     found  fault with every suggestion that was  made for the advancement of friendly   negotiations.    While the   Kaiser  was asking the Tsar to "use his influence with Servia to procure the lat-  ter's complete submission to Austria,  German ambassadors at Vienna were  seeing to it that the wound was not  allowed to heal, and taking care that  efforts at reconciliation were not given  a  chance  to   fructify.    Germany  is shown to be the leading partner in  this affair���������not Austria. Before   the  dispatch of that remarkable ultimatum, it was submitted to the Kaiser  for approval.  , Why?    No other power  was  consulted.-   Even  Italy,- the  other member of. the Triple Alliance (  was as much in'the'dark as England  and  the' rest'-of  the  powers.   From  whatever point the evidence is studied,  one conclusion alone holds the  field���������Germany was the  obstacle to  peace. ' Why?' I will give you what  I believe to be the only logical ans-  ,wer:   Because she believed that the  day  she had  waited and  hoped for  had come.    Opportunity is one of the  greatest things, in this "world.    Some  people's  extremities  frequently provide  others'  opportunities.  Germany  scented  what  she  thought' was  her  opportunity���������and took it. For many  years  'she   had ibeenj   consolidating  all her forces and  preparing, in' every possible manner for a war which  she intended to come at some time,  or another, wlien she was quite ready  for it.    Her own. preparations were  the hands ' of disarmament faddists  and Utopian.dreamers, and absolutely  obsessed with the claims of peace-  peace���������peace. Besides she had troubles of her own. Her. colonies were  dissatisfied; India. wa3, in a ferment;  Ireland on the brink of. civil war.  Oh,, dear, no, England was a cock  that wouldn't fight. And she bad no  army, and her navy was over rati-;d  And even if - she was a force to be  reckoned with, she could be- dealt  with late, - Nobody else mattered.  Was ever such an opportunity before,  or likely to occur again? War between great powers is not generally  an amusement. There are ���������things���������,  vital things���������Co1 be aimed at. - And>  Germany had aims���������big,aims/ She  was ready���������others not. It was her  opportunity. She took it. ( And that  is why Germany blocked the way,  and why her efforts wore directed  towards keeping alive the casus belli.  I have said that for many,years  Germany had been preparing for  this war. Overwhelming-evidence of  tho truth of this assertion continues  to accumulate:, Papers found-in the  possession of spies and prisoners of  importance (officer, etc.); abnormally largo orders for supplies given to  German firms in England and ol^et  whore many months in advance; enormous buying operations in raw ma-  tieials for mjlitarv requirements (in  quantities which would be quite un-  ncessary for c-dinary use in time cf  peace); gigantic deals in coal, etc.,  for .warships, some of which was sf-nt  to sea under sealed orders i dated  June last) to lie transported to German agents in August and September  who in turn would transit ij it by  colliers to German cruisers at sea,  ''who would by that tinio probably be  in a state of war with another conn ���������  try'; all those, and similar things,  I oint to one exclusion; that at some  ]>i':-iod oloso ot hand Germany'wonld  be engaged in war on a -large scale  Neither did Germany's preparations  begin and end with her own peoples  and her own land. Guns of unprecedented size and power have, been'  used by her In France and Belgium'  Very, firm foundations are necessary  to work them from. ��������� In several cases  the concrete bases for those guns  were laid down' some time since by  Germany's military emissaries in S.  Belgium and'N. France.- A harmless  capitalist would arrive and choose  and purchase a likely .plot of land  "to erect a factory'." The positions  were well chosen, a thick concrete  foundation would be laid, and then  something would happen to stop the  project and the "capitalist and his  scheme would evaporate. Not the  foundation��������� that .would remain.  Many German residents found it convenient to play "lawn" tennis tin concrete courts. Even Englannd was not  spared���������nor Scotland. A printing  office in-Willesden was put up" with'  enormously thick foundations and'  walls���������a one-storey building having  a concrete roof. . The statement was  that another storey was to be "built  above it in which heavy machinery  would run. The second storey and  the machinery have never materialized, but we are waking up to the  fact that that roof dominates three  lines of railway at Willesden junction ( G.E. R., N. L. R., L & N. -W.  R.) and possiblly sundry electrified  systems, besides commanding a'splendid   panorama   of   London.    It  may  K.���������but���������Just  from,time to time put in an appearance. Strange to say, the position  not only covers Edinburgh, but also  ihe' naval base of Rosyth!, Now  t won't go-any further.���������There's too  much'of it. No wonder they thought  us asieep!. But it all shows that Ger-  riiany prepared for -war, and that  t hose preparations were for- a war  of, offence and defence, "i. have said  that Germany wanted war. In other  words, that all their efforts during  the past few years have been directed  to'precipitating trouble. If there is  any individual who alill doubts this,  he should read Sir E. Tt Cook's  pamphlet' in the negotiations -. we  have had with Germanny on'the subject of reduction of armament, retardation of building, suggested treaties  for the consolidation of peace, etc.,  etc. Cook is one of. our principal  publicists. Editor one time of the  "Daily News", "Pall Mall'Vand sever-/  al other of our, chief papers have been  under his control if 1 mistake not.  He, was principal leader writer for  "Daily Chronicle" for years. Was in  touch with cabinet, and knew a  great deal of what was going on.  The official tale however is now published in Blue'Books.and his pamphlet is c'ompilq'd 'from these. So  there can be.no reasonable doubt, of  the corectness of the evidence, 1  am sending you a copy of the  pamphlet, which is called "How England Strove for Peace"; It gives particulars of. some efforts we made and  their result. A perusal of .it can  leave.no shadow of doubt on ,.. the  mind of any unbiased reader that  the Kalsor wanted war.. Off and on  during the whole of tho period dealt  with (1898-191 4) we have been making efforts to como to an agreement  with Germany'which-should secure  tho peace of Europe, and incidentally  do away with the necessity for such  heavy expenditure on . armaments.  On each and every occasion wo have  (Continued on Page Three.)  ���������practically as complete as'she could  turn out to be all O  .-,._  ^.^       tj~ i-,ori rmiv finp. wpak   outside Edinburgh a  (The following is a portion of a  letter sent to' a resident of Mission  City, and on hearing it read we asked  for the privilege of publishing it.)  Your white papers were sent a few  days' ago. The government wishes  everybody to know the facts. When  you have perused them you will  doubtless agree with me that we embarked on this struggle with, absolutely clean hands. Yet, after all,  they only, supply evidence regarding  what may be cited as the nominal  cause of the rupture. The real reason for the attitude adopted by Ger-   (many   was   a   totally   different   one.  the pen of one of Abbotsford's resi- ��������� Future historians will undoubtedly  dents.lt is hoped thai he will contin-- hold that the Serajeos incident was  ue to write poetry of the kind he has only a "peg" on which to hang  and that as time rolls by he may be .the Prussians' attempt to achieve  able to stir the hearts of people in world-domination The material and  deeds of patriotism by his peotry. commercial interests of all nations  Editors should not refuse to pub- vary; knotty points are ever arising,  lish some poetry at times (we are andf ifc fis the ^iness of diplomats  ������������������t ���������ni<nu��������������������� it ������>���������,. n,���������* ���������,,-���������! t k��������� to try to compose differences and to  not soliciting it,  for   hat might    be. yth h    j but lf j8  dangerous)   and should always rem-, wanted   no dimculty whatever exists  ember .the lines in Grey s Elegy about  in flnding a pretext for it. and ln this  'Some mute inglorious Milton, etc)  The editor of this paper believes  that he was meant for a poet. Once  when a little child he wrote a few  lines of verse in his scribbler and  the teacher got hold of it and read it  to the rest of the school, criticising  particular instance no room for honest doubt exists that war was wanted  It was perfectly well known to France  to Russia, to Italy, to Germany, to  Austria, and to England, that if, any  one of the Great Powers attacked another,     a    European     conflagration  ried a bit  make them.    He had only one weak  spot���������England's   preponderance     in  ships   of   war���������and   that   she   could  not   hope to  remedy.    We  had too  long   a   start.    On   the   other   hand  she had had established for years the  most stupendous system of espionage  that was ever dreamed of, and she  was possesed of very full information  regarding the;.value of all the naval  and military possessions and activities of the countries concerned. There  is  no   doubt whatever  that  the spy  disposition and intelligences comprised the most remarkable set of ramifications in this class of business that  has  ever  been known.    Fortunately  for  us  and  Europe,   her ��������� deductions  have  proved to be lamentably inaccurate.      She believed  that  neither  France   nor   Russia   were   prepared.  Khe has long held a very poor opinion  of the former's land forces, ana the  latter's surrender to Japan, had caused her to become cynically contemptuous of Russia's vast resources. Fos-  sibly, if Germany had not indulged in  "rattling the' sword" quite so otten ;  during the last  few years, Russia's  position would, not  have been quite-  so strong;  but the bullying of .1903 j  had   caused   her   furiously  to  think,'  and since then she has been working j  hard to be ready against a repition I  of the insult, and  her condition on I  mobilization has  proved  a veritable [  eye-opener.       Belgium,   whose  neutrality It would perhaps be necessary :  to  violate,   did  not  count  with  the j  Prussian coterie at all; the weight of j  a flea���������a mere bagatelle!       But the]  insect had a nasty bite, and it wor-  England was asleep���������-in  outside Edinburgh a few years ago a  site was bought, and a factory building to accommodate 500 hands and  very heavy machinery was erected.  That portion of the building which  was finished was made very strong  indeed. The 500 hands and the heavy machinery have not yet arrived.  But about six German workmen have  Good Morning  We Are Introducing.  American Silk ,    .-  American  Cashmere  r  American  Cotton-Lisle  HOSIERY  They have stod the test. Give  real foot comfort. Ne seams" to  rip. Never become loose or bag-.  gy.    The shape.is knit in���������not  pressed in.  GUARANTEED   for ''fineness .  style,' superiority    of    material  and" workmanship.'Absolutelyl  stainless. 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Good stock and . at right  prices.   ������������������ ���������������  Abbotsford  .  3  I  m  \  /\  \  ���������  y  MNB  mssus^ffi^m^^^Has^^^M BT  ?Hto ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD,  B. ,C.  il*  asrr  mi  AN EXPLANATION OF HOW  THE   WAR   STARTED  (Cdntiuedfrom Page 2)  met with rebuff. In fact, the tale  makes rather unpleasant reading for  Britons, for ridicule, contempt, even  insult,-was levelled at us whenever  we made those overtures. And yet  the government continued to try.  The Liberal1*party lias often been  ���������dubbed the peacc-at-any-price party.  "Any price" is going rather too far;  but these papers prove that they went  a long'way on that,road. Both my  ink and; my time are becoming scarce  so I will not detain you here with the  recapitulation of these efforts, or  with extracts from the pamphlet, but  I will say, this: No man, after digesting the evidence, can still think Ger-  THAT  LOOK  OF \  SATISFACTION  is in the face of every man'  fresh from his morning plunge.  But whether the plunge is a delight, or an unpleasant task to  hurry through, - depends on  your bathroom. We can put in ,  all the new improvements and  fixtures, in your bathroom at  i   most reasonable prices.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing, Shop  Old Creamery iMp Abbotsford.  many ill not want war. If he says crime was that they blocked hi3 way  otherwise, then ho is dishonest, or by standing honorably to their bond  inca; able of forming a logical con-j���������nay, to his bond.' Poor little'Belgium,   bankrupt  in  all   but    honor,  elusion. Oh, yoa, Germany wanted  war���������and she ha3 got' it!  * Once upon' a time there lived a  certain braw Scotch" laddie named  Burns (you may have hoard of him)  who opined that.  "The best-laid schemes of mice and  men gang aft agley."    -  Wilhelm of Prussia���������the self-appointed partner of the Almighty���������knows  now, and his people will soon know,  that his little scheme has gone agley.  That the game is up. He gambled  for high stakes���������and he has lost!  He has caused horrible suffering and  woe to countless thousands of honest  people who have never wished him  or  his  any   harm,   and  whose   only  s.  We have just received and  placed on our shelves a full  assortment of Men's Worn-  en's and Children's Rubbers.  Prices from 50c to $1,05.  Abbotsford  S  ea������w������ggBS  ������������B9������  mMmmwmmmmm������  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  ���������aHanKUBnanaaBWi  Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  *  RATES,  $1.50 TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  A.J. HENDERSON 8t SONS  PROPRIETORS!  i,.���������h'  ���������fiEBBC  KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,-Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  with hardly a square mile of territory  left in her hands,-her homes pillaged,  Uieir Inhabitants massacred in cold  blood or driven to find refuge where  they can���������homeless and starving���������  .butchered to ornament a tale of Gorman culture! No wonder tliey cry,  0 Lord, how long? But tho great  "War.. Lord" has succeeded in one  thing: He has ' ''staggered humanity." And before long humanity will  stagger him���������with a blow from which  he will never recover. Humanity  .will make impossible the existence  of him", and his damnable militarism.  It will stop for ever in Europe the  growth of the-policy for which .they  stand. They will "get the bullet"  In more senses than one. And when  they go, tho world will breathe cleaner and sweeter for their exit.  "Lord, let it be soon!  Till']  ORIGINAL  KNOOK'HK  Tlie following taken from one of  tho up-country, papers is too good to  let pass by withut having you Nread  it for yourself: '  Iflvery community has its group' "of  political, artists who seem to' regard  steady men of business as beasts-of  burden. Every town has its local  chapter of the ancient order of armchair critics whose motto is "the  greatest good to the greatest number"���������with the mental reservation  that that is Number One.      - ���������/' .. -  A crisis like the present is always  "open season" for such gentry, who  seem to be Impressed with the ponderous feeling that the.contemporary  auditing of "accounts-.will be turned  over tothemon Judgment Day. -This  Is'a harmless obsession.and hurts no  one but themselves in ordinary times  but'when great and serious business  is afoot, their Gase reminds one of  the old story which runs somewhat  as follows:  Satan was once a man. Later he  developed into a god and dwelt ,in  Paradise. .But Satan Avas, of a' peculiar disposition' He had the "artistic temperment" which is to say  he was moody, irritable, fault-finding  and a good time of the time idle.  Instead of trying to remedy the faults  of Paradise he merely pointed them  out and haranged about them to all  who would listen. He would neither  tune harps, launder robes, nor polish  the pavement. He merely whispered  unkind things ��������� about the Great Designer and kicked about the severity  E. O... B'randage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging arid Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  of the discipline. When warned i'/oni  time to time to get busy, he replied,  "1 am", lie was" too but In the w,i-uu^  wu,\."  They tried to indued him..to live  the true life and lead the Choral Society and breu'v. in the iicw arrivals  fjomo of whom sang slightly off key;  but he refused lo lead the singing  -ii' conduct tb'j orchestra. He was  drilling a little class of his own  which he christened tho Anvil Chorus. They tried to make use of hliri  for he was clever after a fashion, but  it was no use. He would not do  what he was told. He, always know  a' better way and sneered at every  plan for heavenly betterment which  ho did not himself suggest; he suggested ��������� precious few and these he  could not carry out. The one thing  that realy interested him was the Anvil Chorus. Whenever the saints  lifted' a' paean of praise, he would  start up his favorito instrument and  pound. He was industrious in no-,  thing but knocking. . -  Finally he got a good many people  to believe the anvil was sweeter than  the harp; and when it was discovered that he had started a factory to  make hammer handles, they decided  to fire him bodily. So the word-was  passed along and he was 'shot over  the balcony with his band of knockers  Milton says he fell for two weeks.  When he finally reached the earth, he  gave it out that he was a dispossessed,  prince, styled himself D'Evll, took' up  his residence in, Potsdam and went in  to business, establishing agencies all  over the world. ' Through the middle  ages.he got a good deal of advertising from theologians. Later' the  playwrights and poets took him up.  Milton wrote his biography and Bobby Burns threw.some spirited sidelights on his character. This all  tended ������to turn liis head;" but' as' a'  drawing card he,is a dead one now  His character was'cast through with  an essential unsoundness���������th'e spirit  of cynicism which can see no' good  thing in the heavens above or the  earth -beneath.. The world- grows  weary of him and his ilk. The best  families are not affecting his. society  .of late and he is popular only with  college sophomores and others who  have no more sense than they.  '  Moral: An ounce ck sincerity is  worth a ton of wit. The "knocker  simply labels himself;'and mankind  ever mistrusts the mistrustful.  SUNDAY  HEADING  TlltJ  IiVFLUIONCIO OK  KKADING  PRICE   OF. PORK  ADVANCES  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  ISI!a^s^fc<������ww^������iam[������>wtgi������i������i8Bajgiaai  J. H. JO'NES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  ! PJiaia Connsstion. Mission City g  BM8Baaa5igwikfateMiii5gnw*teii������wia  s  m  Absence makes the- heart  grow fonMer, we're told, but a  good portrait of the absent one  will keep the recollection much  more vivid���������and comfort: many  a lonely hour of separation.  We make a specialty of portraiture and our studio is exceptionally equipped for fine  portrait work.  The Royal Studio  The following comes from Seattle:  Pork has advanced more than one'  dollar a hundred in the United States  and is_ going, higher..,.The packers  on this side" of the line have within  a fortnight cleaned, up the stock they  have on hand and they are now pre-  paredtb invade'the Canadian market  and buy' hogs ' iii ��������� greater, quantities  and at- better. prices than prevailed  last summer.  If the Canadian hog raisers wish  to have thegreatest market they have  ever had for their :stock it is,up to  them to at once" take steps through  their Canadian government -officials to  have the United States at once to remove the quarantine which has been  placed on Canadian, hogs and cattle,  because of the outbreak of the foot  and mouth disease in a few of the  states in this country. It Is the opportunity of a life time for the Canadian hog raisers and. -with ' effort  they should have no trouble in having their government convince the U.  S. -Department of Agriculture -of the  great Injustice it is doing Canada in  maintaining a quarantine against  their stock.  So,long as this quarantine is maintained the Canadian grower will be  absolutely at the mercy of the Canadian beef trust, which is part and  parcel of the American beef trust.  If the Canadian growers are compelled to sell their stock to the Canadian trust it means that they will  have to accept the famine prices for  their stock whereas if they have the  quarantine removed they can reap enormous profits by selling to the independent packers on this side who are  now in the market for Canadian hogs  these packers have the cash, they  want the Canadian hogs and their  one and only reason for not buying is the foolish quarantine maintained against them by our government. That the Canadian officials  should have no trouble in having  this quarantine removed is conceded  for it is a well known fact that the  Canadian hogs and cattle are in perfect condition, free of any and all diseases and to maintain a quarantine  against them is the rankest injustice  ever practised by one friendly country against another. It's up to the  Canadian growers to get busy with  their government officials at once; if  they act and act promptly the quarantine can be brought to an end at  once.  For Hoys  The .influence (if your reading is  perhaps greater than you have-over  supposed. By means of reading you  come into possession of a knowledge  cf pec pie, ]i laces, facts, experiences,  tj^at you'would never bo able to gain  personally. . . " ���������  0 course you like to read about  boys who have exciting experiences  you arc eager1 to know how it all  comes out in the 'end. And before  you are aware of it you have yourself  taken the place of the hero in the..,  story. You now are in ,his predicament, and have his problem to meet.  ', Suppose the,hero has a moralcrisis  to meet. ' He has been, we will suppose, accused of doing a dishonorable  act. He is innocent; but there' are  certain circumstances that have led  his friends to believe-he is guilty.  Now he is i in a very embarrassing  situation, and lie is-anxious to prove  ���������his innocence. It happens in this  case, that the' hero,in the story could  so act, without positively saying it,  that the blame could be. shifted from  himself to another Innocent-- boy.  Thus he could be cleared of the action accusation. Is he big enough not  to do it? *"''���������'.  You are reading such a story and  .for the time being,you yourself have  become the hero.    It is not the boy in ���������  ..the story" who is in trouble now, but  it is you, yourself. The question now  is:What  decision  are  you   going" to  make?    Are.you going to take the  easy..-way , out of the difficulty, and  reinstate yourself in the esteem    of  your friends, regardless of ..-the effect.  of your action on' the other innocent ,  boy?.- ���������'     ,      ,        '���������        .     ,  It" does not matter -what becomes  _of the boy In the story, though you  may.be  quite  surevthat it, will  be-  well with him in the end, but It matters everything what becomes of you  You now see that your reading has  .a great influence.on you. And now  that you realize it, there are two im- '  portant things you will want to keep  in mind in all of your-reading. .You  "will want to, read, only those stories  in which the most worthy Ideals have  supremacy; then you will want to  llve'upto your own best Ideals while  you are reading. . " ,\  ' Remember that when you have fin- k  ished a story afid laid it aside, that*  is not the end of the story;.or when  you have forgotten the name of the  story, and  all   the  characters,  even  that is not the end of the story. In-  i fact it never ends.    But the decisions  you make .when you take the place-  of the hero in the story,-become inwrought-in your character, and will  remain there permanently.  'A.' Thanksgiving"Prayer-in ��������� ���������,"���������<���������  j. " '-Time of War  (By.Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Gordon)'  Our Father:' in'this* hour bf gladness, and sadness we turn (new to  thee..' '.     ' ��������� -.'" . ,. ';-��������� j ���������' -.'"  'it is a. time of '.gladness.! "The  earth has given us grain and fruit  in overflowing fulness. Thy Rainbow  promise has been kept another year.  Sunshine and cloud,- rain and' dew,  the rhythm of seasons, of day and  -night, have not failed.- We thank you  We hav/e been spared drougth and  famine; scourge and great calamity.  Industrial disturbances have been so  largely averted, and quieted. The  black war-cloud that hung so low on  our borders has blown away. Evil  traffic is -more under restraint. A  steady, reverent hand has been upon  the national helm. We give thee devout thanks. -' -  '-For the precious common things  we thank ""thee, for bread and bed,  and shelter and raiment, fireside with  all its sweets, for love and friendship  for work and rest, for the rare privileges of prayer and sympathetic service of giving,' and of brotherhood .  with all the world.  Most of all we thank thee for our  Lord Jesus, who died for us," through  whom all these things come. ���������  But there is sorest sadness. Our  brothers across the sea are at war  never so terrific, Teuton and Celtic  brothers, Latin and Slav and Mongol  Thou.givest gladness. Man's use of  his freedom has made broken-hearted  sadness. With thanksgiving must  mingle intense prayer.  We pray for those in authority:  restrain, overrule, guide; teach them  the weakness of brute force and the  strength of strong dependence on  thee.  Brood over  those on the fighting  line.      Restrain  low  passion.   Hear,  the softly breathed prayer. Help men  to be true to thine inner voince.  Brood over wounded and dying.and  bring to their    remembrance '.-what...  they know of Jesus.    Brood over the  women and children, the weak and'  aged, homeless, burdened, sore-heart-  eed.  Brood over all, at war and In peace  with thy restraining presence. Help  men to forgive even as thou dost.  Help those in peace to strive mightjy  in prayer for those at war.  Hasten the coming of peace.. Hasten the coming of the Prince of peace  Thy kingdom come. For Jesus' sake.  Amen.  ���������**���������^**^^ V  cnffi    ABBOTSFORD   POST ABBOTSFt\V,������,   B.   0   .  Mr. Nairns, butcher at Aldergrove,  is expected  to open  business in  the  home with inriuenza for the past tew [Alexandria   Hotel   block   during- the.  days, returned to her duties Thursday'^next, few days, arrangements to that  Miss  Tumbull, the   popular  post-,  mistress, - who   was  confined   to   her  Mrs. Boyer of Mission City, is expected to visit her relaiivuu at the  Alexandria Hotel on Saturday for a  few days.  Mr. and Mrs., Oco. Cob Ivy left on  Thursday for a few days to Ijo spent  in   \ ancouver.  end being practically completed.  THI8  BRITISH  AND THEIR FOG  Mr. und Mrs. Wart left a few-davn  ago lor Medicine r.lat, whore they attended the funeral of a relative.  Judging by all accounts the new  water system installed by Mr. Murphy appears to have given itinera!  satisfaction among the many nsers in  the community.  It is said there are at least fifteen  families whose members are employed on railroad work here who are  living in homes in Sumas, when there  are houses attainable in -Huntingdon Many people on the Canadian  side consider this circumstance an a-  voidable injustice.  Mr. M. Murphy-has been in negotiation-recently-with the proprietor,  of a steam laundry, in-Sumas who-is  contemplating removing his business  to a site adjoining -the .Alexandria  Hotel-so that he can .be in a-position,  to retain his Canadian customers.The  laundry businessKhas-.been' affected by  the new..customs .regulations. ���������  Messrs Russell and Blrrell,. late of  the Quebec Bank,, mtored out from  Vancouver at the week-end on. a  shooting   trip.  The Rev. Mr. Campbell and several  ladies of the Sewing Circle came over  from Abbotsford on Wednesday:-  . The stringent regulations, recently,  put into force by the Customs' officials  to check the possibility of the spread,  ing of the contagious foot and mouth  disease existing- among American cattle at Chicago-rwere- relaxed a little  this week. Teamsters are' now allowed to take horses across the line,  providing their stay is not extended.  Registered at the Alexandria Hotel  the past week' were: Messrs J. F.  Smith and J. J. Schell of Vancouver  Mr. Henderson of. Rand, .B.C.; and  N.,G. Lougheed, E. J. Pentland, H.  Stoddartand J. B. Sutherland of New  Westminster and^Mrs. C.-Woods.-.  According to Dame 'Rumor- the  management of the Bank of Montreal  have under consideration the propos-,  al of locating a branch in Huntingdon I  LET US HAVE THE NEWS  On several occasions in the past  we have told our readers that we  would greatly appreciate it If they  would'hand us-in items of news'-of  local interest for publication.  It is our aim to make-.this paper  the brightest, newsiest and best of all  the weekly papers in the province.  Even, if we do say it ourselves, we  have succeeded in giving-people ( of  the district a fairly good paper, and.  while- far from what we would call  perfect newsgatherer, yet it will compare, favorably with most, weekly* papers'-anywhere, but now that things  are-quiet in-all branches .we are in  greater need of assistance than ever  and jit is now. that our friends can  help' us. Our reporting staff; is. necessarily limited and as a result we  cannot be expected to have-representatives everywhere. ��������� We want to  give all the news about social gatherings, meetings, etc., that take place in  the district and the town..  We have a phone In our office; and  would :certalnly appreciate a news  item- if you have it;,,i?That without  charge. $&&  Give us the panSSulars and we'll  do the rest���������the boosting.  Great Britain, o'er the.ocean,  -    Has many noble sons,  Who show their true devotion  '    Behind, the British guns. <���������  There's her, colonies, far and wide,  Who are ready at the call,  To be ever by her side,  And never see her fall.  It's ho matter where we go,  We're ofthe British blood;  Ready to crush a foe,  And tramp him in tlie mud.  The Anglo. Saxon race,  Will always :stand the test,  The worst they're ready to face,  And always do their best.  Little troubles may-arise,  "And cause some family, pain,  But these,vanish with surprise,  If an enemy's on the main.  All hearts,.are knit together,  When-.the. call-of duty comes,  In the land of dear-old-heather  From the palaces to the-slums.  Her colonies too-are ready; =  From east unto the west,  All hearts are-true and. steady,  -  Each one,-will do his best.  Outpnthebattlefield,  'Neath- the canons.mighty- roar, ���������  Britons   will, not: ��������� yield,''  Till the enemy is no more. -   .  British,, boys in blue,  Guard the Empire's shores,  They're ever ready, and true, ���������  In time of peace. or wars.,  They all are. the boys,  Of the .bulldog'breed, so stout,  They do not fear the noise, .  Of an enemy round about.  They're ready to meet a foe,  Out on the mighty sea,  They'll-'smite-him such a blow,  That-he .has,got to flee.,-  t  If a German comes-in sight,.  With an over-ruling power,  They'll meet him; with delight,  ���������" And.-give hinva-welcome shower. :  He's,got to.hold out strong.  Under  the  British"  fire,  Or he surely won't last long:-  He'll go down in the mire.  This tyrant, foe they've met,  May hold out for a time,  But'he'll fall'into the net,  For such-an awful crime.  This reptile who doth rule,   -  A mighty nation now,  Shall soon be made' the" fool,  And' fall-' upon his- brow.'  His cronies who stand by him,  Have helped to shed the blood,  But the Allies soon will try him,  And tramp him in the mud.  Crimson is the river,  And crimson is the land,       i  This tyrant will quake and  shiver  When he takes that awful stand.  We know the sin is much,  And he'll do the-worst he can,  But God will deal with such.  The crime's too great for man;  Man can only catch  him,  And end his life in gloom,  But God will always watch him  Even beyond the tomb.  All earthly, gain-is lost,  And the new life does begin  When.he goes to pay the cost,  Of this ghastly crime and sin.  fe  Leave your orders early for CHRISTMAS CAKES. All  lines of Pastries and Puff Paste on hand. Also Mowbray's  Pork Pies. /WeJ deliver your orders promptly.'  MATSQUI COUNCIL MEETING  (Continued from Page Onej  Lumber Company and the clerk was  instructed to notify the company to  remove the same forthwith.    .    .  It was verbally reported that the  logging donkey which had boon used  in the construction of the International boundary road had not yet been  returned, and Coun. Melander was  instructed to attend'to this matter.  The holding of a meeting at Pear-  donvillo in connection with the.Fraser Valley Development League was  left to the Reeve to arrange the date  and make the necessary arrangements  with Mr. Abbott, as was also the  holding of a meeting at Gifford to  allow Mr.' A. .Lucas, M. L. A., to deliver an address on farm conditions  in B.  C.  Resolutions  McCallum-Melander, that the sum  of .f:200 appropriated for the Fore  road be cancelled and a like sum be  exepended on the Riverside and Sim  roads for gravel.  Beaton-McCallum, that Coun. Sat-  chell have a further appropriation of  $6 on the Township Line road west.  Melander-McCallum, that the subdivision plan of the portion, "of the S.  W. 1-4 of Sec. 33, Tp. 13 be approved-and signed by the Reeve and the  clerk.  McCallum-Melander, that the Treasurer forward the amount- collected  towards the War Fund.  Hills  Received - for   Payment  K. 'Anderson.and E. Dalton,  completion of   the -  bridge  contract...; '.  $360.25  Extra for railing :.-:       4.00  E. W. Dalton, repairing dyke  crossing on Aish and Walter  road  :       2.00  R. Engstroni;. contract on the  .Turner   road    .'     79.00  n. J. A. Burnett,-, third quarterly, audit      18.75  Henry: Frederickson; on account . of   Matsqui    village ���������  contract      44.00  Andean*and Riverside ;roads���������  C.   Davis    .     20.00  F. Hansen  .'.1 :       7.50  W. Elliott :     17.50  Total     45.00  J. .P.. Alingren, ��������� repairing culvert. ondFore road        4.00  Matsqui Agricultural and'Hor-  .   ticultural    Association    do-   ���������  -  nation   .'. :...... :.   -80.00  Abbotsford' Timber and>rTrad-  ing .Co., lumber .for Riverside road" : .'       1.58  P R. Keay, police duties     26.60  George  Hearndon,*    repairing  ���������Jubilee Hill ..... .'.. -   19.00  F.   M.   Carmichael,  Township  Lino   Road         50.00  Aberdeen   Road       - 3.75  F. W. Coghlan, repairing .the  Coghlan Road        7/50  Wm. Mefryfield, travelling expenses    :     21.50  M. Zi. Melander travelling' expenses          2.50  Peter  Barter,  slashing  brush  on Alt. Lehman Road        9.00  Duncan. Sinclair,- repairing'cul-  ,, vert on Ross Road        3:00,  Sinclair   Road���������Leonard   Sinclair :....     15.00  Duncan  Sinclair     -10.00  Ttal    :.    25.00  I-I.   Williams, blacksmith    repairs           4.50  i Mt. Lehman    Road,    south���������-  C. E. Gephart  '.. . 17.7.5  James Murphy      ,9.-88  J. E. Gephart  .-  ;' 7.25  Total ��������� ,,34.88  Little  Road���������S. rBanas :       4.50  Chas Little        6.7,5  Total :      11.25  George Taylor, slashing-south ,  Ross   Road           7.50  Ditching   . Hallert    Road-  Jonas Lundstrom  .'    .73.75,  II. S. P'.iinney..:     20.00  Henry   Frederickson        20.00  Total ���������....,   113.75  Grading    .Marshall     Road���������  Wm.   Kennody      Percy Wilson   J. W. Kennedy  :   Total      Henderson and Taylor, chang  ing plan of Gatenby Road  l-I.   Frederickson,   on  account    '  of  Bell  Road  contract  ....  115.57  A.   E.  Brown  Marshall���������Hig-  .ginson Road   - 25.00  Gravelling  LeFeuvre  Road���������  '  V.  Lehman ..-. ...."    -16:25  Joseph   Catto        11.38  J.   Crowley       11.38  G.   Mitchell    ."   -10.13  ��������� N.' Neilson  '.      16.25  C.   Groves         16.2 5  l-W. Fleugal :.' -     1.25  Arthur   Gledhlll      13.75  Alfred   Gledhill        10:00'  ,   Total   .... .' 135.39  Repairing bridge on LeFeuvre  Road���������V.   Lehman   :     11.60  Road   ...:.:     50.0,0,  , Beaton-Satchell,  that the  bills .as  certified by the'Reeve and Chairman ,  of the Finance- Committee be-passed'  for  payment therefor. . ���������  A bill from the Clayburn Company-  Limited for work in connection-with  the'outlet drainage of the South, end  of tii'e South Bell road "was referred-'  to  Coun.-McCallum-to report, as to  the -work done.  A bill for powder, caps and fuse  from- the holder -of "the -powder of  the Matsqui Farmers' Instituta ' was  laid over to ascertain the.amount  which had been used in each ward.  In order that an opportunity-may  be given- for a detailed statement  of the expenditures on roads, etc.,  in the next annual'statement it was r_  decided that all appropriations unspent by the next meeting of - the  Council would be cancelled.  The council, adjourned .to ..meet in  the Municipal Hall on.Saturday, December   5th.,  at' 10   o'clock   in .the '  foronoon.  LIQUOR ACT, 1910  1.50  2.50  2.50  6.50  3.5 0  (Section .42.)  Notice is hereby - given-that'-on the-  Jlrst.day.of December next, application will be made to the Superiiiteln-".  dent of Provincial Police for renewal  of the hotel license to sell liquor by (  retail in tho hotel known as the Abbotsford Hotel, situate in Abbotsford, \  B. C. in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated, this  16th  day of  October, -  191'4.-  '        .  A. J. HENDERSON,  Applicant. ���������  Jackson  Lumber  Co.,    8.40  Smith-& Parr  :  2.75  J:   Crowley    ,.'.. 2.50  Total    '.I........ 2'5.25  James Gibson,    October    Sal- '  ,   ary ._.....: '.      50.00  Alexandria Cafe  HUNTINGDON  Opposite B. C. E. R. Depot  Now  Open' Under New  Management  Proprietress  MRS.  JULIA CORBIN  Cafe  open  6 a.m.  to  8  p.m.  .Please  give  us  a  call  High class Meal���������Quick Service.  Dr. H.R. Draney  DENTIST  Postage   ;..     .2.20  Bounties   Paid   ...?......    "    .8 5  , Expenses re audit -. '���������    8.50  Stationery           -.85  Contribution     towards     War  . Fund    '.   200.00  Wright road at Abbotsford���������  - Wm.   Kennedy           6.00  .'J. W. Kennedy       9.00  Sam Mercer,, work on Mercer -  HUNTINGDON UNION   .  SUNDAY SCHOOL  Tho    Huntingdon     Union    Sunday  School meets    every   Sunday In'1   the  new Sehool House   at 2.30 p.m.  All-are cordially Mnvited.  A.  E. SKINNBR, Sec.-Treas. i  ST. PAUL'S CHURCH  Tne. Union Sunday. School, and Adult  Bible- Class���������meet--at-2:15  p.m.  Public Worship at- 8:15.  A .hearty .invitation-*is. extended to   ali to   attend these ineet-  .-��������� in'KS.-- _���������        '. '/ - ���������      '  J.   L".  Campbell,  pastor.  CHARLEY'S  POOL ROOM    ,  Huntingdon  Fast Tables Perfect Cues '  The* Place to Meet Your Friends  FIRST   CLASS   BARBER  SERVICE  Laundry Agency in Connection  sa  ARD OF TRAD  :\  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford^B-������������������  Meeting Held:FirstMoiiday of Each Month .  ��������� ������������������-''  ���������������������������>��������� ...  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled, shipping .facilities7 and cheap power  or information regarding, the farm and-fruit lands of  ���������the district, and industries already established.  Dental   Parlors  next  to  Alexandria Hotel  exan  3SSS233SS  sssEssaa  iwjirgas&m  =ss  h'lthikt  Huntingdon,  B.C.  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmiffi  And Horseshoer  ALB]  LEEl^ ,fii  Abbotsford, B.C  Carriage and -Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Wcrk  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished-   '  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY; PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C  v.  fo  if  Ft  1  in  m  \\  j  IM  ifa  I  n4  1  tl  i  n -  ^^^^  -������������������        - jg'wffl

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