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 %  ������ "'  ���������  U   .  ���������,-  .  ���������  i   i  1               f   '  '..V *i  '. v  *,i  '               '/"ik'  l"    *���������  I  *7  gg  '  With- which is incorporated'"The Huntingdon-Sta*"  Vol. IX.,- ;No; 9.  ABBOTSFORD,   B,'CM FRIDAY,'NOVEMBER 27, 1914  ai-j  $1.00 per Year  m������w������n������n* mli m jmi*MM������MrMr^#r**r*������M������MuM-������Wi  r  :\  '?!*/  lean  "That's what you pa)' for and.(hat's what you get' by  -    dealing with us.    We will' always make   it  a point, to secure the best the mar-  ket    can'   supply  us   in  Prompt and careful delivery service  to  all   .  parts of town.  We , are   ALSO   Agents, for Purity,Flour;    We also  fc'ya.'JMwanagpiaj^rr^jaatgiaggycgrjg  ,. -i,.handle Five- Roses,' Royal Standard .arid -B.: and K  r'icurs  "^  POWDER  WOllKS M A V  COMMENCE   OPESJATiONS  There will :.oqn be something deiin  ite iu connection with tlic,.commcncc7  ment of operation at the works of the  Dominion Powder Company is tho  general belief of (hose in town who  aro in touch with the Company. 'This  week one of the representatives of  the concern, .Mr. 'll. E. Drown/ has  been in the vicinity looking over the  plant and-grounds generally.. While  no positive assurance could b0 secured from the gentleman it is assumed  that the near future will sec somc-  .thing being done with'the'" costly  plant and machinery installed here.  The factory, were it to- commence  full operations, would give employment to quite a number of local labor  as well as being the medium through  which a number of skilled workmen  and their families would be located-'  here. '   ��������� '  [(JXOKIKtt THIO  UETA1L  MERCHANT  TRUST COMPANIES  When  the  new Trust  Cowpanies'.j  When Sir George Foster, Minister  of Trade and Commerce, decided to  advertise Canadian apples for Canadian consumption  he ignored the retail trade entirely.    This was    quite  unintentional on his part.    Advertising was a new phase of business    to  him.    He called in    an    advertising  agency     who     told     him    that  the  p'ropcr thing to do was to give them'  the money and to spend it in the leading- daily papers.    No effort'whatever  was made to explain tho situation 'to  the-retail trade.    The result has been  tliat  the  reailers, were  placed  at  a  disadvantage as the public were riot  properly informed. ' They understood  that apples were-unusually plentiful  .this .year-and could be .bought cheap  So they can, but apples of line quality, such as leading grocers sell, cannot be bought'from the farmer at low  prices. Wlien'Vetailers'who give more  thought -to their reputation and the  value they give for the money were  asked to sell apples at about ������1   .a  barrel���������the price they were led. to expect from the advertising���������for which  they paid the wholesaler or farmer  $2 to $3, the consumer naturally believed; the retailer was'robbing him  THANKSGIVING DINNER r  AN ENJOYABLE AFFAIR ���������  Act was before the local legislature  Right "across Canada.in consequence  ore  J  i   , xx iu^'i ^.j. l hJasr  "353Z5ZZZ  ...   Prof. Chas, Hill-Tout was a" visitor  to the.coast on Wednesday of this  .week.  Already the stores are beginning to  'take' on a ^Christmas aspect.    All the  r;kinds of-holiday goods are-being un-  ��������� packed and placed'on display evidently with the Idea of conveying a gentle  ��������� reminder, to "Shop early���������and'often.",  ���������  The Misses' Steede and-pupils" are  " making preparations for.the- holding  ���������ofcanotrier-'of their popular and high-  .. ly enjoyable, entertainments. Posters  '..announcing..date ,and -other particulars will be out shortly.' Do not  forget.that of-all the entertainments  , you* have gone to .in Abbotsford there  are none that-are more-pleasant than  those given by these -talented .ladies  :and their.pupils.   - . ' .  One of the delightful events of the  season was the dance held for patriotic purposes at Peardonville. Thursday night. The clear weather of the  evening brought out a number from  a distance that would otherwise have  been unable to attend. The "proceeds  as 'stated, are being devoted to patriotic purposes..  It- is just about a- year since the  first rock was turned en the Similka-  meen-Waterworks Company's power  plant- and with 'a reasonable break  of-luck the .big job should be .completed in all except' minor details by  the end of -December. The dam -is  completed - in, every ��������� essential except  the..stop logs, which.require another  three weeks' work yet. < The -run'. "  proper is finished as far as water  carying is concerned';, . A little more  planking may' be..done on the sides  but this is immaterial for the present  needs  at least.    r  New' Up-to-date Dry Goods  and Millinery Store  Gazley Block  Abbotsford, B. C  DRY GOODS, MILLLVERV,   LAWKS   AM) GUILimitft'S L'N'I'EII.  WKAU,  HOSIERY-,  GLOVES, COI1SKTS, NOTIONS,  FANCY   jrANDKEROUMJKW,       WKCftWIOAR  BLOUSES,     ROYS' CLOTHING, GENTS'  VUIINISJJlINGS, -ETC., I3TG. *  CHRISTMAS   NOVELTIES   AND   TOYS. .  A Store of Quality Moderate Prices,  Courteous Treatment and a  Square  Deal    to    All. ���������  there -were five hundred concerns in  British Columbia Avhicltf h'ad incorporated the word ,"Trust;.*/.in their title.  This gives some Adea^'bf-'.the extent  -,to which that;useful word had been  abused:    So far, only six companies  in ^British Columbia have-registered  'under the new^acV'and only -three of  these are .entirely ,provincial in. operation    "and      also, the" ownership  The  other three qualified  as-extra-  provincial comp'anies \: having * their  head offices outside of'the province.  No-doubt others will.qualify,.but the'  .point is.that  several-hundred, c'om-  -panies had been .conducting an illegal  ���������business, and only, a few are .prepared  to .comply with the stringent conditions of the new act.    The more the  affairs of. the Dominion Trust Company are looked into  the more dis-  .gusting does-the    situation    appear,  particularly with respect to the lack  of protection for the depositors, who  .had entrusted no'less than $934,885  to the defunct company.  - It is easy  to.be wise and lock the stable door  after the horse is stolen, but the experience of last    year    undoubtedly  proves that it is impossible to  protect depositors unless securities of the  class required by the Trust Companies' Act, the required deposits to both  Dominion    and    Provincial  ments have been made, not in cash,  but in securities which cannot at the  moment   be  realized.    The'-principle  underlying any bank deposit is tha  the  amount  deposited. can , be withdrawn whenever.-required:     Obvious  ly this canot-'bo\-the case where tlie.  security is -not liquid. .. Jn this connection- it  is- gratifying  to   be .able  to.direct attention to the admirable  arrangewent just concluded by the B  C. Permanent Loan Company, as set  forth in a circular issued this* week  which states that "owing to the :pc-'  culiar   conditions  brought   about-, by  the war, the failure of certain trust  companies, -and  other  causes,    they  have made arrangements with-several chartered banks to takeover the  money and the accounts"'The tranfer  lias been affected',"'the Banks guarantee payment to all depositors in lull,,  and by this means, not only have the  depositors been protected,    but    the,  credit of tlie institution, and'of the'  province, has been saved.    'No doubt  with tlie forthcoming session of parliament,   the   provincial  government  will have to overhaul its Trust Company  Legislation,    and ' unless   "tho  Week is greatly mistaken,-the deposir  feature will be entirely eliminated.���������r  The  Victoria  Week!  the feeling has gone that the -retail  grocer/who has probably the smallest  margin, of profit,of any dealer in the  country, is making enormous profits  and, is  the man  responsible' for 'the  high   cost   of   living.  Letters   are  Mr. F. Boulter "has resumed his  position here after having been absent for some time on duty at the  Fall Assizes at New Westminster.  pouring' in to the papers, -and some-  are" being-\'published from 'indignant"  consumers, who refuse to believe the  explanations. ,      ��������� '      \  " The Canadian Manufacturers .decided  upon a campaign to urge" Canadians ^-to. buy Made-in-Canada -goods  and .?3O,000-is being.expended under  the 'direction .of another advertising  agency: And'again;   the' retail  trade  are ignored, and so are.practically all  the important^weekly newspapers and  the local weekly paper is as careful-  lly read in the smaller cities, towns,  and  villages  as  is  the   Bible. " The  manufacturers now complain they are  not getting the-results from their big  expenditures they anticipated, "  The theory of the advertising ag-"-  ency is that if an article is' strongly  advertised   the   retailer   has   got   to  handle it whether lie likes it or not  but this has not worked out in practice.-    The fact is that no article has  .ever been forced on the retail trade  .permanently.    The average advertis-  G.overn-j iuS agency is not- equipped to> deal  ".with the retail trade. - They do not  'understand questions,from-the retail-  era'  standpoint  anil   the. advertising  Agencies -that ignore the retail  trade  are not'.giving intelligent' service 'to  .heir  clients.      .   As. ���������.���������manufacturers  learn more about advertising..Uie-y; realize that'the'most important factor,  an   absolutely.'-essential   factor,     in  selling any goods, is .the co-operation  of tlie retail trade...  The x\Tational Drug and.-Chemical.  Co., who'are members of tlie Canadian Manufacturers Association,,are to'  be congratulated upon coming out  strongly on this point. - They vay an  annual subscription of 5,;70������ to the  Manufacturers' Association, but announce in a circular to members,  their willingness to appropriate $250  or ���������JfiOO a year towards a proper advertising campaign, provided that the  retail-trade is not ignored.- In the  circular, they have sent to members  , of'the Manufacturers'1 Association  they say, "to get the full benefit of  tho newspaper advertising, it is necessary that each manufacturer make  every ^effort to interest the retailers  in Ihc'movome'nt, in order.to get them  not only to use their influence to-  ���������wt'rdM educating the public by means  of effective window displays of Made-  in-Canada goods, but also to get the  retailers to really use the sale of the  goods Therefore too wuch stress cannot be laid ":- >: ':: "-' while at present  the public take a faint interest in the  November 2(Jth, being Thanksgiving Day in the republic to the.south  of us, was taken advantage.of as an  occasion by which the ladies of''the  Women's ^Auxiliary of Abbotsford  could provide suitable .entertainment  for Americans and others'living . in  our midst and to that end a Thanksgiving supper was. given on Thursday  in the Alexandria Hall. Dinner was  ���������served from 5:30- to" 8:30:. and'-was  put on at the.small- fee of -25-;cents,  and it is stated that anum'ber.of very  healthy appetites were appeased at  this price.  HAD A REAL GOOD BIRTHDAY  . On November-23 Mrs-. W.:.Roberts  entertained at her home in honor of  her husband's birthday. A.progressive'whist parly with some 20'guests  present whiled away a most 'pleasant  evening for.all Mrs. F.-.Matthews .won  the first-prize���������a,box of chocolates;  Mr. D. Campbell, the booby .prize���������  packet of gum. AIL left wishing  tlu-.t Mr; Roberts would have a'birthday much oftcner if it-.meant a-good  time for his friends.  ��������� Rev.,PL .C. Fraser. of- Chiliiwack.  chose for his subject of address .under.' the auspices of the Presbyterian  guild Friday evening: The' Formative- Factor,, in--. Human,*C_haracter.r"We.  hope-to give- an outline-, of it .next  weel������������������. .-���������-"'  Quarterly communion .-service!on  Sabbath, December' 6th-in Abbotsford -at*-11 a.m. and-in Sfc'JPaulsj at  3 p.m. '- "  u-'"  ,   ���������     /   ��������� ���������        j   '  -. Owing to unforeseen circumstances  we are unable to giye the Sunday  reading column- this week, but will  continue it next issue.      - i  Mrs'. E.' Campbell, of Bellingham,  is spending' a few days in- town this  week on a visit toiler;sister,.Mrs. T.  C.   Coogan.  Made-in-Canada movement, it' would  with ��������� the retailer's' ��������� co-operation ��������� take  a very decided interest in the. movement .and..would <be anxious to purchase Made.-in-rCanada goods. As  large advertisers...themselves, they  say further, ''that"unless-the manufacturers are successful in interesting  the retail dealers ahd^getting" them'' to  co7operate in. ..the.-: important movement of developing^ the sale of Made-  in-Canada 'goods that1 the money .now  being expended1, in'.' the public, press  .will, .while-'breatitfg some slight 'at-  tenliqn,,be.,ultimately lost" and again  in the. circular;,.they say, "to ' bring  the present movement-to a successful  .issue will require not only enthusiasm but continuous hard work ;on  the,part,of each manufacturer with  the'retailer." j  These two national experiences are  of great value in-opening the eyes  of the manufacturers to the-absolute  necessity of securing the co-operation of the retail trade in promoting  the sale>of any article.  Advertising agencies are a very use  ful adjunct iu national selling campaigns. ��������� There are some able and  brilliant men associated with the agencies in Canada, though unfortunately many of them lack a real experience in, and grasp of-, business affairs.  Some of them recognize this and  are honest enough to tell the manufacturer frankly, they are not equipped to handle campaigns to the retail trade, and advise them that this  feature of selling is of chief importance and should be directed by the  manufacturer himself or his general  sales-agent.���������Canadian Grocer.  m&$m  T'F'-'^'"'.-.';'''"^  ,j.PSHr.v -THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, 6. 6.  ���������������������������T-trfc  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published, Every IMday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests .of Abbotsford and district  Advertlsiinc. rates  made known  on  application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   n������r   agin'   the   Government  FRIDAY,   NOVEMBER   27th,   1914  During these strenuous war times  one would almost suppose thaf;every  effort would be made to help our own  people in preference to those of a  foreign country. It seems a little unfair that at the present time a distributing house in Vancouver should  have its representative ,in the, State  of Washington purchasing the products of that state for distribution in  the City of Vancouver, when there is  ample In the Fraser Valley to supply  the'markets In the line of vegetables  of all kinds. The City of Vancouver has hardly finished begging of the  various municipalities of the Fraser  Valley for produce to feed her starving, in that community, yet whilst  plenty remains to be sold in Vancouver, a wholesale producer passes the  Valley by and imports from foreign  countries, onions or any other kind of  vegetable it seems rather a hard deal  on the Fraser Valley farmer. We say  if the vegetables of the Fraser Valley are good enough to feed the  starving, and the farmers generous  enough to give of- their abundance for  this purpose, then the man who buys  wholesale and distributes in the City  of Vanvouver should first seek the  produce in the Fraser Valley before  importing from Washington, California or even from Spain. It is not a  fair deal and this paper is of the opinion that the McBride government  should appoint one more commission  to investigate this matter of discrimination against the Fraser Valley farmer, and before he has entirely lost  heart in our fertile' district. He  knows for a fact that he can 'grow the  produce but with the present method  of marketing we might all say there  is nothing more rotten on the face  ' of, this, good old earth,' unless it be  'Kult'us'Kaiser Kultur*.  It. rests a lot -.with the men;who  purchase for the purpose of "selling to  the housewives in Vancouver,to-rem-  edy this complaint of unfairness, as  we believe.the people of Vancouver,  generally speaking would be patriotic  enough-to purchase Fraser Valley potatoes, onions, cabbages, etc., in preference to  froeign produce,  if such  were placed at their disposal, but the  good housewives cannot go out to the  farmers of the Valley and purchase  these things for themselves. The vegetables should be taken to their door.  We have every reason to believe that  at the present time there are enough  vegetables  in  the  Fraser Valley  to  feed the City of Vancouver and New  Westminster until    the    next    crop  comes in, and the Valley will never  come to its own  until such time as  preference is given to what the/Frase  Valley farmer grows; and only when  that is exhausted to import from foreign countries.'  \ - . ���������  ; It  is  a   serious  matter  that   the  produce of- the country should go to  waste during these strenuous war  times, when all should be striving to  make it easier for each other to live  and certainly a few million dollars  distributed among the farmers of the  Valley for produce would make a  heap of difference and.bring gladness  and rejoicing to the hearts of our  farming community. Good value  would be given for the money too.  What is the use of the cry in Vancouver of 'back to the soil' unless we  are to support these farmers when  we get them there.  The government should take this  matter in hand as in years to come  the government of this province will  have to depend more and more upon  the farmer for the taxes that will be  needed to build our trails, roads and  bridges. Instead of the Vancouver  people crying hard times these days,  and business houses going to the wall  there might be unbounded prosperity  in that city if everything was done to  allslst~'in the growth of the Fraser  Valley. This idea of buying at homo,.  cannot be worked to death very easily, and applies in a lot of ways to  more than the person who sends to  the catalogue houses for their goods.  The teachers in the senior grades  of the public schools and in our high  schools have an excellent opportunity  at the present time to instill into the  minds of their pupils a little about  the European nations, their customs  habits and their beliefs, to say nothing .about the excellent opportunity to  give a long numbers of lessons on the  cause and effect of the war, showing  what constitutes freedom of the people of our much boasted twentieth  century./Then there are the modern  inventions of warfare as compared  with former times. Many an interesting little story can be told'^the little tots, too, without in any way  building up any foundation of,race  hatred.  The war will be talked of for the  next generation, especially should it  last for a couple of years, it will be  one of the important topics of conversation for the boys and girls now  attending school for many years to  come. All grown people are taking  a Wvely interest in the war why  should not the younger folks know  too? >     -    ���������  The Victoria League has sent out a  phamphlet on the cause of the war  or why we are fighting. This League  proposes to distribute information, by  lectures, pamphlets and leaflets in the  way of simple statements about the  causes of the war.  The White Paper issued by the  government which contains some 150  documents should be in the hands of  every one, however the Victoria League have put-in readable form the  main points in the "diplomatic correspondence and in the speeches of the  Paper are given by the permission of  those in.authority, a, few explanations  added and some quotations supplied  form other official sources.  For the benefit of our readers we  publish a part of the phamphlet this  week and will continue until it is  finished. "Watch the weekly editions  for it.  .The day.of the Trust Companies in  B. C. has come to an end in all. probability, and all will say that it is  well that they have, for there are  a Jot of people. who have an idea  that they were the best scheme on the  earth for getting rich quick. Shares  to the extent o'f very'many thousands  of dollars have been Invested by-people in the Fraser Valley, in the Trust  Companies���������the interest was so much  more than that, given by any bank.  The men who run the trust compjan-  ies were looked upon as god-sends  to the man who had a little idle money, to spend in investment, but, alas  they are probably much wiser and  better men now that some of them  have been well nipped. One representative of a certain trust company in  Vancouver used to visit this office  about twice a month at one time to  "explain" the immense advantages  of investing.in his company instead of  doing hard work. It did not work, but  the   agent  was   persistent.  For the man with a few hundred dollars to invest the best and  safest place is In one of our.chartered  banks, where while the interest  is not large the security is of the  best.���������notwithstanding the many com  plaints of some of the leading papers  in parts of Canada.  WHY THE   EMPIRE IS AT WAR  Tlie Causes and the Issues  It was a reflection of the first political philosophers th at disturbances  .en s am  Ladies'. Ready-to-wear Garments  s Overcoats, Lad-  ' A rare chance to;; save money on  ies* Coats, Suits, Dresses,; Underwear, Childress  Goats, and many other lines of merchandise.  Hart Schall'ner & Marx  Overcoats  $25.00 Overcoats'.:.. $21.00  $22C50 Overcoats .... $18.75  $20.00  Overcoats .... $17.50  Eiderheiiner  Stein  Suits  and  Overcoats  $22.50 Suits at ...:.... $10.50  $20.00 Suits at   $15.00  $16.50 Suits at ........ $.12.00  $15,00 Suits at  '. $10.50  About.15 Suits left which go  . ������    at   Half   Price  $25.00 Suits at ........ $12.50  $20.00 Suits at   $10.00  $18.00 Suits at  :.. $ 0.00  Reduced  Prices  on  Ladies'  Coats  $1.98  $1.09  $1.89  $  .98  $25.00 Coats  $22.50 Coats  Boys"  Overcoats  $6.00 Overcoats   $4.50  $5.00 Overcoats   $-1.00  $7.50  Overcoats  $0.00  Men's   and     Boys'     Slip-on  ��������� Rain  Coats  20%  off  Men's Red Solo Eureka  Rubber Boots, Sporting Top  Regular, $9.50, now .. $7.50  Ladies'   Suits at Half  Price  $20.00  $18.00  $16.50  $15.00  $13.50  Coats  Coats  Coats  Coato  Coats  now  now  now  now  now  now  now  .. $18.95  .. $17.50  .. $10.00  .. $15.00  .. $11.00  .. $12.95  .. $11.50  And so on down'  Ladies' Sorgo and Novelty  Dresses,  Navy, Copen, Brown and  other Colors are selling at  less than Cost.  $11.00 Dresses now .. $7.95  $10.00 Dresses now .. $0.95  $6.50 Dresses now .... $-1.48  $G.'00 Drosses now .... $3.98  Thanksgiving Sale of  Table linen  $2.50 Linen Damask  $2.25 Linen Damask  $1.75 Linen Damask  $1.25 Linen Damask  Napkins tn   match   are   cor  respondingly reduced.  $3.50   Silk   and  Wool   Mun-  sing   Union   Suits,   sizes   34  to  4 4   now   ���������������  $2.98  Men's Hats  $3.00  Hats now   $2.00  $4.00 Volour Hats .... $8.00  c$4.00 Stetson Hats .... $8.25  ' Men's Punts  $-3.00 Corduroy Pants $2.25  $4.00 Corduroy Pants $8.00  25%  Discount on  all Men's  Sweaters  Sale   of .Frilling  25 pieces of Frilling, priced  from 25c to 50c per yard, in  this sale at .1  15c per yd.  Sumas  BRIG HAMS.  LADIES' REST ROOM UNDER REAR BALCONY  Wash.  in States, though they, may arise on  trifling occasions;.do. not involve .trifling issues. The present world wide  war-started from the case of Servia  but involved even ��������� from the start,  much larger issues. If only a dispute-between Servia- and - Austria-  Hungary had been in question, Britain, as Sir Edward Grey repeatedly  stated, would have had no "concern in  the affair. ,, B.ut;sin**ce, is we'.shall .see'  this dispute "was bound to" have 'ulterior consequences, .it. is necessary.to  understand; whatjtjiejdispute was' a-  bout. t -  The Case 61" Servia  Servia is a small but very ancient  kingdom in the Balkan peninsula. It  obtained considerable of the accession  of territory as the' result of the. recent wars in tlie -Balkans, the war  between the Balkan States and Turkey, and then a war among the Balkan States themselves. The Servian  people are akin, in������race and religion,  to the' Slavs, of which race' Russia is  the predominant power, and to which  race also many of" the subjects of  Austria-Hungary belong: On June  28, 1914, "xhe crime' of Serajevo"  was committed, namely,; the murder  of the heir-apparent to the throne of  Austria-Hungary and his consort in  the capital of Bosnia. That province  once a part of the ancient Servian  kingdom, had fallen into the possession of the Turks; the administration  of it had been given, to Austria,, by  the Berlin Treaty after the Russo-  Turkish war, in 1878; and in 1908  Austria had annexed it. The Austrian Government alleged (but has  not proved it)that the crime of Serajevo was a culminating point in a,  "subversive movement" organized by  the Servian Government ���������'with the  object of detaching^a part of the territories of Austria-Hungary from  the Monarchy." On'July 23 the Austrian Government addressed an ultimatum to Servia. Austria had been  "left a perfectly free hand" by Germany. It was admitted by Sir Edward Grey that "one naturally sympathized with many of the requirements of the ultimatum," and that  "the murder of the Archduke and  some of the circumstances respecting  Servia quoted in the. (Austrian) Note  aroused sympathy ;. with Austria."  Russia also admitted that "the demands were reasonable enough in  some cases." But: there' were two features in the Austrian ultimatum  which caused alarm and regret to  those who desired to see the peace of  Europe maintained. The first was  the inclusion of a time-limit, so short  (forty-eight hours) as to leave diplomacy little time to avert war. ' The  second was that what Austria demanded within forty-eight hours was not  a reply, but the" reply dictated by  Austria.    "I had never before seen,"  said Sir Edward Grey, "one State address to another independent State a  document of so formidable a character." The; German .Foreign Secretary  "admitted that the Servian Government could not swallow certain of the  Austro-Hungariari demands." Sir Edward Grey advised Ser.via to go to  the-farthest, possible point .'in meeting the demands, and, similar'advise  was given to her, by'. France and Russia. The Servian government replied  within the appointed time, conceding  the greater part of "the Austrian demands. The conceded demands  were of a very stringent character.  The Servian reply "involved" said Sir  Edward Grey, "the greatest humiliation that ho had ever seen a country  undergo." Nevertheless, Austria refused to accept the reply, and declared war against Servia (July 28). The  part of the Austrian demands which  S-ervia had feit ma'-Ie to concede-hei  very existence as an independent  State, and with regard to these matters-she offered to submit-them to the  Hague Tribunal. The fact that Austria, while receiving satisfaction ,; on  the other points,- had made the refusal of the latter points a casus belli  raised suspicions of her ultimate intentions. "The real question," said  the Russian Foreign Minister, "was  whether Austria "was to crush Servia  and to reduce her. to the status of a  vassal, or whether she was to leave  Servia a free and independent State."  The Larger Issues Involved .  It had been recognised from the  first that the case of Servia could not  be  isolated.       The  aggression  upon   -:  Servia by Austria (with the previous   ,  consent of Germany) "was bound to   :  involve other Powers.  The   German  government  did  in-   >  deed protest to Sir Edward Grey that  "the question  at issue was one for   ,  settlement .between Servia and'. Aus-   '���������  tria alone";     but    everybody    else :  knew that it: could (not be-so, and the .  German  Government, as '"' we    shall. *  presently see,  seem  to havev knownV  this also.    . The  relations  between .;���������  Austria and Rusia had already been  strained by the Austrian annexation -  of Bosnia and Herzegovina.    Aggres- .  sion by Austria upon Servia was certain to be regarded b yRussia with -  the  utmost  alarm   and  indignation. ���������  During the Balkan crisis the Russian '  Foreign Minister "had made It clear  to the Austrian Government that war  -with Russia must inevitably follow an  Austrian attack on Servia.    It    was  clear that Austrian domination of Ser  via was as intolerable for Russia as  the dependence of the.Netherlands on  Gerwany would be to Great Britain."  "It must be  obvious," said Sir Edward Grey in the House of Commons  (July 27), "to any person who'reflects upon the situation that the .moment the dispute ceases to be one be- .  tween Austria-Hungary    and Servia  arid becomes  one in which another  Great Power is involved, it can but  .end in the greatest catastrophe that  has ever befallen the Continent    of  (Continued on Page Three)  ^  Insurance  Insure your horses and cattle in  case of accident or death  Nice White   Plymouth Rock  Cockerals for breeding purposes.   Good stock and at right  ' prices.      *  Abbotsford frt^T  -"THE AfcBbTSFORD POSl\ ABBOfS^ORt), B. &  %\  r, - T-^f**"'.!)  rWWtfrTi V-i'".-.-^"^'.,; 7���������    VJ.���������j ������������������'   ��������� ,tt ������������������->������������������  i iSSsfjgA  B -- mi fnh-UTMj'fir"  WHY THE EMPIRE IS AT WAR  (Conilued, rrom Page 2)  Europe at' one blow; ho one could  say what would, be the limit-of the  issues that might be raised by such  a conflict." War' between' Russia and  Austria, in a cause-wherein Germany  had: supported latter, mus involve  Germany, as her ally, and France  wouid be drawn in as. -the ally of  Russia. ' The action of Austria and  Germany ,in the case of Servia was  thus likely, to challenge ,a-.-European  war. ' England and France and Russia saw this. Italy, the ally of Austria and Germany, saw it also. When  the general war was breaking out,  the Italian government, being asked  to state its intentions, .replied: "The  war undertaken by Austria ,and the  consc-.ucices which might res'.tlt.had tors of the outrages of June 28 .(.the  in the words of the German Am bass- assassination of the Archduke Fran  adcr himself, an aggressive object, j cis Ferdinand and his. wife) tliat tho  Both were therefore-in conflict with' Serajevo assassinations werorplannod  the purely' defensive character of the  Triple .Alliance, and in such-circumstances ltalyl would remain neutral."  We are  fully conscious,"  said the  in Belgrade, that:the arms and explosives with which the murderers  were provided had been given to thein  by the Servian officers and functionar-  German Government itself, "that a'ies belonging to the_Narodna Odbrana  possible warlike procedure by Austria ' and finally, that the passage into  E[ungary against Servia might bring; Bosnia  of   the   criminals   and   their  Russia upon the scene and' so involve  us in war in accordance with our  duties as Allies." "As for Germany,"  said the German Ambassodor at Vienna to the British,. "she knew very  well what she was about in backing  up Austria-Hungary .in this matter."  Note delivered by Austria to Servia  It results from ,tho depositions and  confessions of the criminal perpetra-  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,  moat reasonable prices.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Bldp -   Abbotsford  vVe have just received and  placed on our shelves a full  assortment of Men's Women's and Children's Rubbers,  Prices from 50c to $1.05.  ���������jwiiiiimiLj^mTgr:  BBS!  ss  33=  5!3a  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  $2.00  PER  DAY  A. J,. HENDERSON & SONS  ins  PROPRIETORSa  saJcB8  BS  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Jteef, Veal, Pork Sausages,- Wieners  aad Bakgna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  arms was organizod and effected by  the chiefs of'the Servian frontier service. ...  The' Imperial and Royal Government sees itself compelled to demand  from tlie Royal Servian government  a formal assurance that it condemns  this dangerous propaganda against  the Monarchy; in .other words, the  Avhole series of tendencies, the ultimate aim of which is to detach from  the Monarchy territories belonging to  it; and that It undertakes to suppress  hy every means-this criminal and  terrorist propaganda.  In order -to give a formal character to this undertaking the Royal Servian government shall publish1 on the  front page of its Official Journal of  July 13 tho following declaration:  'The Royal Government of. Servia  condemns tho propaganda- directed a-  gainst Austria-Hungary, i. e., the general tendency of which.the final aim  is to detach from Austria-Hungarian���������  Monarchy territories belonging,to it,  ancl.it sincerely deplores the fatal  consequences of these criminal proceedings. The Royal Government regrets that Servian officers and functionaries participated in ' the , above-  mentioned propaganda, and thus'com  promised the good neighborly relations to which the Royal Government  was pledged by its' declaration ol  March '31, 1909.-' The Royal Government, which disproves and repudiates all idea- of interfering- or' attempting to" interfere with the destinies of the inhabitants of any-part  whatsoever of Austria-Hungary, considers-it its duty formally to warn  officers and functionaries, and the  whole population of the kingdom,  that'henceforth it will proceed With  the utmost rigor.against persons who  may.be guilty of such machinations,  which it will use' all its efforts to  anticipate and suppress.'  The Royal Servian' Government  further undertakes:'  1. To suppress any publication  which incites to hatred and contempt  of the Austrian-Hungarian -Monarchy  and the general tendency of which is  directed against its territorial integrity:"     ..    '    -V..'-''    .���������. - '  E.... .0... "fiirunidage  Painter and Decorator t  in  If you want any artistic. work  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  2. ...To dissolve,.immediately the society styled Karodna Odbrana, to con-  llscate all its means.of propaganda,  and to proceed in tlie same manner,  against other societies. . and.. their  branches in Servia which engage in  propaganda against the Austria-Hungarian Monarchy. The Royal-Government shall take tho necessary  measures to prevent the. societies .dissolved from continuing their .activity  under another name and, form:       "'  3. To eliminate-' without "delay  from public instruction in Servia both  as regards the teaching body and ai7  so as regards the methods of instruction, everything that serves, or might  serve, to foment tlie "propaganda a-  gainst Austria-,!]ungary: '"   '.--���������.-<  4. To remove from tho'military  service, and from the administration  in, general,-all officers,and functionaries guilty of propaganda againsi the  Austro-Hungarian Government reverses to itself the right of communicating to the Royal Government:  5. To accept the collaboration In  Servia of representatives of the Austro-Hungarian Government in the sup  pession of the subversive movement  directed against the territorial integrity of the Monarchy: ,.  G. .To take judicial proceedings a-  gainst accessories to the plot of June  28 who aro in Servian territory. Delegates of the Austrian-Hungarian Government will lake part in the investigation relating thereto:  7. To proceed without' delay , to  the arrest of Major'Voija Tankbsitch  and of the individual named Milan  Ciganoyitch, a Servian State employee  who have been compromised by the  results of the magisterial inquiry at  Serajevo;  8. ' To prevent by effective measures the co-operation of the Servian  authorities in the illicit traffic in arms  and explosives .across the frontier, to  dismiss and punish severely the officials of the frontier service at Sch'abatz  and Lqznica guilty of, having assisted  the perpetrators of the Serajevo crime  by' facilitating their passage across  the frontier";   9.' To' furnish the Imperial- and  Royal Government with explanations  regarding the unjustifiable utterances  of high Servian officials, both- in Servia and abroad, who, "notwithstanding  their official position, did not'hesitate  after the crime of June 28 to express  themselves in interviews in terms of  hostility to. the Austro-Hungarian  Government; and, finally,  10. To notify the Imperial- and  Royal Government without delay of  the-execution of the measures, comprised under the preceding heads.  The:Austro-Hurigarian Government  expects the reply of the Royal Goyr  ernment at the latest".-by' 6 o'clock  on Saturdayi.evening, July 25. ,-    *���������"  Servia's reply will appear, in our'  next issue.  . * ' *  HOW CANADA BENEFITS  After un investigation tho Montreal  Star "estimate's the .number of Canadian firms "tiiii't soon will be executing  'orders  for'7i\var material  at twenty-  five hundred'or thereabouts.    Somo,  of them have work on hand that will  keep their factories operating at full  capacity for many months.      Others  will have less' to do, but all of them,  will  benefit arid the1 whole country  will profit in a general sense. Since  August the contracts awarded by tho  Canadian government as,a result ot  the  war   have  amounted   to  fifteen '  millions of dollars.    These are apart  from the orders that have been placed  by  the British,   French  and  tho  Russian governments through. Canadian channels.  The largest item so far has been  clothing. ' Two hundred thousand  uniforms have been ordered. A similar number of boots are required, and  these are being obtained from thirty  factories,' The orders include two  hundred thousand suits of. underwear  three, hundred thousand pairs of,  socks, one hunred and fifty thousand  blankets, two hundred thousand.flannel shirts, and one hundred and fifty  thousand fatigue uniforms, two hundred thousand sweaters and one hundred thousand rubber sheets. The  British -government has ordered ten-  thousand sets of saddlery, averaging.  $40-a set; and three thousand five ,<  hundred sets of artillery harness, to  cost $80 net. The French "government has'asked for fifteen thousand  sets of saddlery'at $52 a set, three  hundred- and fifty thousand blankets  at $4 .apiece and thirty,. thousand  blankets at $3 each. .In additioirthe  Canadian government has made extensive purchases in food supplies,  tenting, Oliver equipment and numerous  incidentals.  The  Canadian government expenditure under present conditions will-  aggregate at least $25,000,000, and  if the number of recruits for foreign  service is increased the total will be  greater. ��������� This means an    enormous  stimulus to Canadian industry on a '  sound basis during" the winter, months  when business is inclined to lag. Industrially Canada was-in a    worse  condition before the .war began than  she is now.    The farmers particularly  the prairie wheat ' growers,    whose  crop was many million bushels less  than in 1913,  have benefitted, from .  the increased value of their.product.,  :  Just how .far this province bulks  in the contract list we are "unable to  say.    To  some  extent   orders'-have  been- given for supplies  and- equipment for the men now in training;  on this coast, but we would'impress  on our.manufacturers and trade bod;-  ies the necessity of keeping ^n .touch.  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  J, H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  P^oiid Conneetion. Mission City  ���������^���������i3ROBiat3SEH3S3l3"3iimE^l  Martin,, Anderson who has just returned, from Sweden says,   he  -saw  1 more soldiers in  that  country than  anywhere else in his travels.  Revelstoke society ladles took full  charge of the Hume store in that  city last Friday and Saturday and  ran a sale under tlie auspices of the  Revelstoke Relief Society..  The Coal'Creek cops are active, recently arresting four chiravari parties  who were asessed $5 and edsts.  with .the situation.-.' We-trust, too,  that' Ottawa authorities - will be''on  the alert- in regard to^theneeeds of  the British and French governments  The otheivday we saw a- report star  ting that the British authorities.had  given an order to a Michigan firm  for a supply of portable houses.,These  surely could have been obtained in  Canada.���������Victoria  Times.    _   ..  PRESENTATION TO REV. 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Plumridge, in a few well chosen  words presented Mr. Conn with the  token of their.-esteem, in./which. he is  held by the whole church. Mr. Conn,  who was taken completely by surprise, made a suitable reply. Refreshments and games were- indulged in.  The National Anthem brought a very  pleasant evening to,a. close.  WOMEN'S INSTITUTE  SEND  CLOTHING FOR SOLDIERS  On Monday the members' of the  Mission Women's Institute were busy  packing up the clothing which the Institute members have been busy preparing for the past few weeks. This  together with many other little comforts will be forwarded to the Red  Cross Society for the soldiers.  Among the things sent were 41  shirts, 6 doz. Socks, 2 Pillows, 2 Collar Belts Tobacco and Cigarettes,  The box was addressed to Miss  Plummer of Salisbury Plains for the  Red Cross Society.  SALE OF WORK  The Ladies "Guild of All Saints  church will hold a Sale of Work on  December 3, 4 and 5th in the store  next the Western Canada Power Company's Office. This is the .annual  sale of work by the Ladies, and they  especially wish'a good attendance  this year;- Afternoon tea will be  served. All welcome to come and.to.  buy. .���������'''.'���������" -rrifl     ABBOTSFORD ' POST ABBOTSFWIO.   B.   L*   ,  Mr. and Mrs. Skinner spcn 'Sunday  .in Vancouvr, returning on Monday.  Miss Morse, of Clayburn, spent, a  few hours in Huntingdon on Tuesday  Among tlie guests registered at \.\\(i In the fish section tho best sellers  Alexandria this week might be men-j were halibut'at 12 1-2 cents a lb  tionod Jfi-d. Moscon, Aldergi'ove; Carl' fresh herring, at 3   lbs for 25c and  Mr. and Mrs. Cobley wore visitors  at the coast last week-end.  Mrs.   Fraser  Yorke    attended  the  Thanksgiving dinner given by the VV.  'A. at Abbotsford  on Thursday.  Larson; .1. Phelps, Vancouver; JVI.  and li. Shortrood, Abbotsford; It.  Itobcrts, Huntingdon; S. U Ulal'.-J,  Vancouver; Thos. Stevenson, Vancon.  vor; H. Eaton, Vancouver; Leo Oorko  Vancouver; Pr. and W. !���������!-. "\li.-Kay,  Cliilliwack; C. .A.' llaynos, Thoo.  'ifaynos, Ting ilaynos.  Tlie Ladies Aid of St. Paul's church  aro holding a sale of .work and tea in  the church on Wednesday, December  2nd.  Mr. and Mrs'. Hart returned Sunday from Medicine , Hat where Mr.  Hart had been attending tlie funeral  of his brother.  The Misses Ruth and Alexandra  Murphy were Thanksgiving ' guests  in Sumas on Thursday at the home  of Mrs. A'tkinsl  Dr. Drariey, the popular dentist  here, is keeping the rails hot between  here and the coast. Important business is said to be -responsible.  miNTINUDON'H NKW  fJl'SlIN'T'SS  This week appears the announcement, oL' 1<J. .Cobley, who ,,has taken  uver tho Huntingdon Mercantile Co..'s  Stock. Huntingdon can now boast  to two of the boat stores'in tlie  Fraser ������������������, alley. Mr. Cobley, who worked with the Company since it started  here ii'iade many personal friends who  will wish' him all kinds of success,  and endeavor to promote his interests  and thoir own by dealing with him.  - Mr. CM. Murphy, of the Alexandra,  will shortly take up his residence in  the handsome new bungalow constructed for him last summer on Second Street.  It is reported the customs' officers  at Huntingdon are getting more and  more strict ail tlie time, it might  have been easy at one time but we  overheard tho other clay that it i.*j  not so easy these days, and it is  well to have a care.  PRICK. OF LIVIO  The post office at Huntingdon has  been greatly improved by the installation of one hundred lock boxes; a  new money order wicket as well as-a  new--general delivery wicket. The  appliances came from Chiliiwack office and were replaced at- that .point .  by larger equipment. - The work of  installation . was effected by Mr. W.  M.   Gordon. - '  Unexpectedly the price of ;live  ducks took a'sudden, increase last  Friday at the New .Westminster .market,' L8c to 19c a pound being asked  This was due to the small number.'.-;  offered for :sale. This is the highest  price .that, has .been received for ducks  for .the past, six months.  nmelt at '6 pounds for 25c. Cohoe salmon was raised from 25c to ''f>.c each.  Cherry trees sold at 7 5c each, and  apple trcs were 35c each or $0.50 a  dozen, There was a large number  of bulbs sold at reasonable prices.  Jn. the vegetable department leeks,  were sold at 2 bunches for 5c, Brussels 'sprouts at 2 pounds for 5c were  in demand, while celery at G bunches  for 25c sold readily. j  Despite  the  w;eather  there  wa:5  a'  largo  attendance  and   trading   -was  very brisk. i  The' following wore the prices Quoted: ��������� ,!  The following prices were ciuolod: \  Wholesale Poultry !  Poultry,'live  weight  ....   15c  Chickens, broilers,, por lb  1-1  Ducks, live weight     ISc  .Retail Poultry  Jpring chickens dressed   Hen's, dressed, per lb    Pigeons,  each   .... 25c  Ducks,- dressed per lb    Squabs, each   35c fo  Vegetables  Potatoes, per sack   DOc to $ 1.0u  Potatoes,   per ton     $16'   to  ������18  Carrots; per sack  :  7 5c  Cabbages/ per. scak   75"o  to  to  to  to  ICc  15c  I:") o  .2 5 c  2 3c  3 5c  20c  4 0c  To thornier Pn'roiis <:������ Huntingdon Mercantile Company,-and others. -  i wish to notify the Public that  I have bought out the Stock carried by Tho Huntingdon Mercantile Company, and will have a com-/,  plelo Line of Groceries in on Decernbor .1st. ' ;'  1 also intend lo "discontinue the^Men's1 Furnishings  and will put  this ljnc on sale at less than Manufacturers'  Prices.' ,  Hoping to have a, continuance of -your patronage, I  romain.  Yours truly,  _ .     . . 13. COBLEY  Dated November 25th, 1-i) 1.4:  JTllUlimilMJ*  rS)  ���������I to'nil .Meats  Heel', best rib roasts  '. 22c  Uoef, loin ; 28C to  3 0,c  Hoof,  short   loin,  30c  Hoof, sirloin  27c  Moiling'Hoofs  '12 1/aC to 15c  Moot",  pot  roast   18c  J'orl!     20c fo 25c  I'ork   Chops   '. :.l.8c  LEQUOlt ACT, i010  (Sectiou 42.)  Notice is hereby given that on' the  first day of December next, application will be mado to .the Superlnten-  ,c.  Turnips, per,sack   2  Asparagus,  two  bundles  for ..  String beans, per- lb  2 l/2  Parsnips per sack   Parsley,  por bunch   .''   Celery,   per .bunch      Cucumbers, each  .'  5c  Cauliflower,  per head ���������.... 10c to  15c  | Leg of Mutton  25c  5c to 2 0c  The supply of chickens was up to  Radishes,  two, bunches  for  5c  The government gang has.been  busy the past few days building a new  sidewalk at the.extension of C street  from -Fifth street. ������������������ This sidewalk  now gives access to-the residence of  Mr. J. Murphy, which is at the end  of the street.  The., barber and pool room,business  is prospering in Huntingdon as wit-  ness.the installation by Mr. Brown of  two,new. pool tables,, a cash register  and-, a .new- plate glass show case.  These.aditipns.tp Mr. Brown's .business make for a really first-class business. .  its.usual standard,.and the price remained the same as in former, weeks.  For live hens 14 to 15c a lb was received while springs sold at 15c to  lGc -Dressed chickens remained, at  23c to 25c a pound: There was' a  small number- of dressed ducks .on  sale, but  little, demand  for them.  There war- au unusually large-supply, of pork,.mutton.and lamb, all sell  ing at.stationary prices, .with a ready  demand. For pork 10c to 10 :l-2c a  pound wes received, while -mutton  brought lie and lamb 12c to 13c.  ��������� Northern Spys at -75 to'-SOc a .box  and Kings at-90c a-box .were the features, of .the apple section and bothjPork, per  lb  grades were ready- sellers.'   , Second ; Pork, salt, per  2 c  lb.  ..   cC  Tomatoes, por lb  Green' Tomatoes, per  Cabbages, per head :.:  Turnips,  per, bunch, 3-for  5c  Pumpkins,  each     10c. to  1.5c  Citrons, each   10c  Squash, each   15c  Eggs and Butter  Eggs, retail  :  60c to 65c  Mutton 18c"to 20o  (Ic-ll(' ol' Provincial Polico for, renewal  '  '  of the hotel license to soil liquor by  retail in the hotel known as tho Ab-  bofsl'ord Hotel, situate in Abbotsford,  H. C. in the Province of British Columbia.  '' Dated   this   16th iday  of  October,  ���������1914.  A. J. HENDEKSON,  Applicant.  1-jSugar cured corned pork  Tn 'r,f.]lomQ ������i������do pork sausage L5c to 20c  _L_������7;r^i Salted pigs  ......5 c   5 c  heads ped  lb   8c  Pickled pigs shanks per  lb   10c  .Sugar cured hogs' heads, lb 8c  Sugar cured 'corn beef, por lb ....15c  Picnic  hams  per   lb.��������� 14c  Pure  Lard   15c to 16c  Sugar curod bacon  .'...: 22c  Sugar  cured  boneless  ham    25c  r_ u. h-.   I Spring lamb, i'orecjuarter,veach $1.50  ot. to ^'^i spring lamb, hind quarter each $2.50  Eggs, wholesale  -. 50c to '55c  Butter, retail per lb  40 to 45c  Butter, wholesale, per lb ....  3 5c  Pure'Cream. Cheese,'per lb  ...50c  Cottage  Cheese,  per   lb    -. 10c  Devonshire Cream, per pint  45c-  Honey, per lb  ., 2 5c  Wholesale Moat   iOc to  10 %c  lb   13c  Mr. Corbin, of the new Alexandra  restaurant, liad the ill luck to severely .cut .his hand this week,, .with.'a  sharp.axe. .Medical attention.,was requisitioned and twelve stitches requir  ed. to close the wound.  grade apples in sacks were good bar-jJPigs, small,, each .:./..'.. -.$2 to -$.4  gains at  $1  each.   .. The. prevailing.I Mutton,' per. lb  12c  price-of, apples was-65c to'.90c a box {Leg of Mutton,  per.lt)  22c  for the first and second grades -while  the poorer grades could be had for  50c cents abox and $1 a.sack. A  majority of the apples, .were, brought  from the,Fraser Valley.  ! Veal medium,  per  Veal, large, per lb  lb  ....  15c .to  16c   12c to 15c  P. O. Box 44  ont rap^or.r-anor: eiiuoei  Abbotsford, B. C. .  : Having-had many.years experience in framing: timbers and Car-  ��������� penter Work of every description,'I ask the liberty to figure on  .any work you.may have, either by day or contract: ..Drop a postal  .card to.the above address and-1 will call and give full particulars  ' .free.    At present would accept-Hay or Potatoes in trade for work.  =������\  By'the pupils of the. Misses Steede,  assisted by an������Abbotsford Orchestra  the-  ".   ���������r-r-Will be given in  '���������Alexandria Hall, Abbotsford  i 'Wednesday," Dec... 9tk-at -8 p,  ,: Action Songs,-Instrumental Pieces and Toy. Symphony.  The May .Day Butterfly Dance v/ili be given.  .  ���������  Proceeds ih Aid of Belgian Funds.  .   Admission 3.5c,   Children 15c  Alexandria Cafe ������������������  HUNTING DO X  Opposite 15. C. E. JR. Depot"  Now  Open  Under  New Management  Proprietress  MRS. JULIA- COliBIN  Cafe  open   G. a.m.  to, 8  p.m.  Please  give  us  a  call  "High class,Meal���������.Quick Service.  IlllllllM     II l.| III I. I IMI | III   II     III    ������������������������������������II I II P      . I   I  !���������  Hill II   lllll Ml. Illl   Wlllll  Jttsut,;vMiBm  Flowers  Carnations,   2  dozen  25c  Flowering plants, 2-for  25c  Fruit  Apples, per box .65"to 00c  Apples, per sack .-... ������\  -Early Apples, per box L.80c to $1.25  Pears, per box  :. 60c to'75c  -Cranberries, per lb ..'.  5c  -Fish  Red Spring Salmon, per lb ..  White Spring Salmon, each ..  Sockeyo salmon, each    Cohoes, each ...'.::..: .-..:..  Fresh herring. 3, lb.j for   Sturgeon, per rb' '. -.15c  Shad, per  lb   .-.: '. ......15c  Grabs, extra large  2 for 25c  Sole3,  per   lb   IOc  Cod, per lb  12^c  Halibut, per lb   12"^c  Flounders,   per  lb    '. 8c  Skate,   per' lb    8c  . 15c  . 35c  .' 35c  .-25c  ..25c  HUNTINGDON  UNION  SUNDAY  SCHOOL,  Tho    Huntingdon      Union    Sunday  School moots . every    Sunday In     the  new School House  at 2.30 p.m.  All are  cordially invited. .  ' 'A. "B.SKlNNER.'Sec-Treas.  Thanksgiving Day was quietly celebrated in Sumas on ..Thursday, all  the  business  houses were  closed.  ST. PAUL'S OHURGH  Tne Union Sunday School,and Adult  Bible' Glass   meet "'at' "2:15  p.m.  . Public Worship at 3:15.  ���������". ,.A....hcar-ty...' invitation^.,is .extended.' to   ali  to   attend- these meet-  - ings.'--    ������������������-"���������'  ���������   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  ^i  istm&s,Fruits and.,Gaudy  ���������'<<���������������������������  Fresh   Cluster   Raisins,   Grapes,   "Hack.'Figs,   Fancy   Dates and  Persimmons. Candies, Creams, and  elties. Splendid-.-..; Fruits, for Pies.  Cakes.   .''Shop ���������Early."  Nuts.    Also - Christmas Nov-  .Orders  taken   for  Christmas.  ALBERT LEE,..GROCER AND-BAKER  Abbotsford,  Zi.  I Drariey  DENTIST  Dental   Parlors   next  to- Alexandria  Hotel  Huntingdon,  B. C.  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  - of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held.First Monday of Each Month  wi  or information regarding -the -farm and -fruit, lands of [.  ^ the district, and industries already established, M  \s5ks:  UV&NWm3^J&t^Bm.^������UMli/>"llitW���������,UlhllUl*U.I/JlKtB>Sa>  HUGH McERIDE  4.  And -.-Hofceshri.br;  Farmers' and Travelers  trade, solicited.  Thoroughly Modern  CuH'iage and Repair -Work of  ail Kinds  0  ���������J>J  ..Automobile''Repair.  Satisfaction. Guaranteed  '  ' Next to Alexandria Hotel  'Ii'UNTINGUON ��������� B. C.  MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  m  "it  ' *-. ay1*.*. >'  lis&w*

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