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 >Z'l uZU.  ,.!'. v.'j-.s'i: c.:.-;^  Aim^ti/^^w-^^f^f.-;!-^,.^ '-^���������,;-y;;i:1^;.T,i,.",',".c.^|i' ^r'1 -.- '.."v*-'������������������'���������*..".  '.vi'-'-v iVsy?,y^..t&.~'������i������  b  i-  /  OFFICIAL PAPER OF THE GRAND LOYAL ORDER OF BOOSTERS  Vol. VIL, No.    21. .  ABBOTSFORD,   B,   C, FRIDAY,    OCT. 10 1913  $1.00   PEEYEAR  <r*  ^  wmmmm!mM^w?m3$&mkWMm&  We have a smart line of Gents  Sweater Coats for Fall and Winter,  also a large range of men's shirts.  A complete line of Crockery.and  Glassware always in stock.  We have just received a consign-  riient of choice Cranberries.  1TSP COUNCIL  ES  LIS  The Pioneer Store  V:  TWO IMPOSING STRUGTU  The two fine new structues on  Essendene ,'Av.enue���������the" G-az'iey and  Copping, blocks���������are ab'out completed -and present a very -handsome  ' appearance They are indeed a credit to Abbotsford. Mr. Copping  expects to open his butcher ' emporium" in his new building in the  course of a few days, while tae  two commodious stores in the G-az-  ley block   are   awaiting a   few finish  ing touches 'from ��������� the decorators  before   being occupied.  Abbotsford should feel proud of  two such citizens as Messrs Copping and Gazley: they - are men who  believe in the future of Abbotsford,- and have acted on the courage- of their convictions���������the result  arc two of /the handsomest building's 'in jtihe .Fraser Valley, and i,t  is hoped that several real live merchants will take advantage of the  opportunity and start real good  stores here that will prevent the  peop.c being compelled to go a-  cross the line and leave their mo  ney     in   another country. look  at our advertising' ���������.���������columns _will  show that there is only one grocery store in town, Mr. B.B.  Smith, and he is just in the same  fix as the Post���������he cannot please  everybody, no matter what kind of  groceries and [dry goods he sold  Hut, all honor to the men who  are   helping   to   build up Abbotsford  CENTRAL  PARK   GETS   FIRST  MA'iSQUI .CAPTURES   SECOND  One of the leading features in  the Industrial building at the New  Westminster Fair was the various  booths arranged by the different  Women's   Institutes   throughout    the  Valley, aril all attracted a great  deal of attention ', especially - to  to the. ladies In all seven institutes competed this year atad the  lady judges had their hands full  in awarding ^he prtizes. Central  Park with an artistically arranged  display, captured the first honors  amd the ?ltO offered by the Royal Agricultural ��������� Society. ��������� Matsqui  captured second prize and the 950  with an excellent display which  included everything a thrifty house  wife could use. Mission's display although not up to the standard owing to some misunderstanding of  the secretary as to the requirements, was a very creditable  exhibit, and reflects credit on the  ladies   in   charge. L  The   following   are  the   points out  of   a   possible 52000: :  Central   Park ...:...........'   /....!... 1375  Matsqui; ..............>.,.;,.   1185  Chilliwack  ................ ,........;.....   9.80  Surrey ........,.,.'.......;.".....,... ...835  Mission   ......;'.' .700  Summcrland     G75  The ladies', ib charge of the Mission exhibit were Mrs. HoCilder,,  Mrs.   M.   Reade  and   Mrs.   Dcagle.  The regular monthly meeting of  the" Matsqui council was held in the  municipal, hall on Saturday, Sept  27th, with; the' reeve in the chair  and   all "members,  present'  vThe; minutes of1 the previous .and  regular. meccing.  were  read   and  a-  dopted ��������� c        c  Communications!     were      received  Secietary   Fraser   Valley Publicity  League giving   a   brief precis  of   the  work:\of   the  league    since   its   inauguration.   Filed.  Trustee Company Limited, enclosing .cheque, for $62.50 one-half of Ihe  cost of the ditch on the Glen-  more . road, adjacent to , the' Hy-  genic1 Dairy Farm. As to any conr  tribution- towards the cost of the  ditch on- the Township Line Road,  the company thought tliis v should  be (borne out of 'the municipal rev-:  enue, only., Filed  From . Messrs Henderson & Taylor  asking that the plarJ of' sub-division oi the 2.78 acre portion of D.  L. 48 be signed, it having been  .previous^., accepted ,but had fc'een  redated.   Laid   over.   '   "  From H. Skougc, beinga "declaration of 'ownership of Lot 12, sec 4  tp. .17, within the meaning, of the  Ditches, and   Watercourses Act.  From municipal solicitors, advising  that .the fee as under the Ditches  and Watercourses Act was 45.00 a  day and expenses. fThis- was filed  . From Vancouver General Hospital advising that "Alex. Hougen o'f  Matsqui had "been admitted therein   as   a   patient   Filed.  From Fir Tree Lumber Company  agreeing to the terms imposed by  the municipal council in connection  with the. granting of their request  to haul logs across' the Mt. Lehman road. Filed  From   A.   J.   Staurt,   M.   D., cor-  CHINESE PEDDLAR  HURTING MERS  U COMMISSION  MEETS OCTOBER 27  In the presentments of -t the grand  jury- a I. the assizes 'on'Friday last  a most ' pessimistic - future for  the farming industry was forcasted  the, Chinese peddling system being  blam.ee; for this condition of affairs  The   presentments   stated  in ' part:  "The majority of the members of  this grand jury is composed of either farmers or 'men closel}r' in  touch with the farming industry  who consequently -feel that they  are particularly qualified1 to refer  to conditions Hinder which the industry is suiter ing at the present time  These. conditions are such that the  whole industry is in a most unprofitable and unsatisfactory stats, and  things are - getting worse every  day The number of the various  branches of farming which, in the  past have been profitably .carried  ou is being continually narrowed  down  Owing to the peddling system of  the Chinese vegetable growers, the  farm, truck business is practically  dead already .while the present fraudulent or' grossly careless system  under which agreab many -of the  city dairies are operating will soon  cause dairying to go ��������� the same way  of milk and cream in this county is'  the imderweighing and under testing  an   open, scandal. ,, ���������  "When such a state- of affairs  was found" to exist in the logging  business the government passed an  act providing for official government scalers: we call upon them to  t,akc similar action with reference  to   the   dairy industry.  "It has been brought to our attention that some Of the medical  men - resident) within the country  and in receipt of government monies, as health officers, etc. etc. have  through   their addiction to drink and  The-'ncxt sitting of the railway  cofnmision at VtV.ic'ouvpr will be  Monday   October   27th',   and   it      is  hoped that the matter of Hazel  Street crossing will be* brough before  the  . commission   properly.   ���������  When Abbotsford gets its new  forty thousand . dollar- hotel and  tourists come- to the town it is  sure to be a serious .matter if  Lherc is only one crossing in town  and that one Mocked longer than'"  the regular time, through unforseen  circumstances," and the tourists ' on  the wrong side. They, would be al  most sure to go right on to Huntingdon and stop at the New Imperial,   about    to 'be   built. t   ���������  Seriously it is time -that this  matter should be taken before the  commission either by -the board of  trade or a ^ representative of the  people In reading qver the mirJ.i-  tcs ' of the IMatsqui council meeting it will be noticed that a request  is being made that a station agent  be placed at 'Matsqui, and asking  that the "commission take the "mat-,  tcr up. It. goes to '.show that the^  commission deal with -small things  as   well   as   large.  Now the Post does not _. want  any person to get peeved at'it for  making the suggestion but it is  really  time tliis crossing was open.  WINS SPECIAL .DIPLOMA  oner,   expressing  cheque  ior  cheque ������ drugs, at times been quite incapable of  sent in payment of inquests he'ld,  and advising that the inquest ou  M. Mastrogola had, been held in  Sumas   municipality.   Filed.  From Wr. C. Brown and otners  agreeing to donate labor to the  value of $48 if the council .would  make a suitable appropriation to  wards the improving of the road  running west for onc-dialf of a mile  from the eastern boundary- of the  centre sec Won 10,tp 16. On motion  Councillor ��������� Ffedorickson Avas authorized to expend the sum of $350  on this road, the men performing  the work to wait for. tluir pay  until the receipt of...taxes warrant  the   payments.  The following resolutions were in  Lroduccd   and   passed:  That the clerk write to Hoard  of railway commiss'o;uTs asking  that an order be.'issued to the C  P. R. company, to ins.tal an agent  at   Matsqui   village.  Thai ..Councillor Melaudcr he authorized to expend$75 on the  Clayburn-Straitori road.'  That Councillor Mclander be au-  thrized   ��������� to-: expend $50 on   the La-  OJrntl:ued on   page Three)  ���������fulfilling their duties. This condition of affairs is within the personal knowledge of some of this  jury. We feel sure that such- a  state of affairs only needs to be  called to the attention of the Medical Association, and the government to   be   at   once rectified.  "I1.- is .a matl,cr of common  knowledge that a grreafc many accidents are continually occurring in  connection with railway construction  in various parts of the province.  We would soggest that all public  service corporaitians should be compelled by act of parliament to pro.  vide an annual sum proportionate  to the number of men employed to  be paid to the government, or to  trustees, or to officials appointed  by the government who .should have  administration of. this sum, and that  this should be in lieu of the various Workmen's Compensation Acts  so far as public service corporations arc concerned, and that these  sums should be disbursed by the  government, or trustees, in ,the  form of annuities to the injured  parties/'     , -  In   connection   with   the  above the  (Continued on page Three)  Hand  Forging, -which   has  of   late  'years   been   considered     a  lost  art  in   these   days   of  so' much machinery,   will   ever   remain alive   so long  as   Mr.   J.   K.   McMenemy, our local   knight   of   the   hammer and anvil  puts   up   a   collection   such" as     he  sent   to    New    Westminster exhibition    this    year.   It    has   long been  common   knowledge   that Mr.     McMenemy was   a   mechanic   of   superior   abil'ty   and   his   attainments   in  this   respect have become a     household word throughout   the Valley arid  even   to   Sumas   Wash.  Mr. McMenerny sent a display of  hand forged axes, hammers, pincers,  anvils, horseshoes and a chain nine  inches long containing 43 links, all  forged from horse shoe nails and  liks welded in a regular blacksmith  forge. The display was an example  of what patience and skill may accomplish in the hands of an experienced mechanic and reflects credit  on   Mr.   McMenemy's  ingenuity.  When the exhibit was sent to  Westminster it was expected that  it would be placed iir the manufacturers' building but the management placed it in the arts depart-  meiitnient., and many of Mr. Mc-  Mencmy's friends missed the exhibit  but the management of the fair  donated it a special prize as an  art exhibit.  The W. A. will hold their 3rd  Anniversary Social at the residence  Of Mi. J. F. Boyd,, on Tnursday,  October 16th. This.'will be a "musical" social; and no doubt will be a  musing and   interesting. ���������?HE ABBOTSFORD POST.,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.-  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to .the interests of Abbotsford and  surrounding district.  Advertising rates made known ou application.  ���������LEGAL ADVERTISING���������32 cents per line for iirst insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our ShibWeth���������-Neilher for nor agin the Government.  Friday,  Oct. 10,  1913  ANNOUNCEMENT  OF   FRUIT  PACKING SCHOOLS  The department of agriculture-,vn  accordance with its policy of the  past- four years, will continue the  fruit packii.U schools during the  coming winter. The schools proved  even more popular last year than  previously and we expect tha.t there  will be a great growth in the  work this winter. It is hoped that  tliis :[-ear the schools will be.  placed in every fruit district of  the province where a sufficient num.  bcr   of   pupils   can   be   secured.  The o'l'ass of instruction furnished  by the experts employed by the de  partment, in previous years has demonstrated its efficiency in meeting  the competition of Oregon , and  Washington in fruit packing. The  experience and standing of the in-  'structors secured and the confidence  reposed in them by the Department guarantee to. the fruit growers, the highest class of instruction.  As in previous years the local  administration of the packing school  will be placed in the hands of a  responsible local' body, such as ��������� the  Farmers' Institute, the .Fruit Growers' Association, or the Board of  Trade.  ... The Department- of Agriculture pro  vides the instructor and pays his  , expenses. The department will also  bear the cost of the packing paper  the fruit and all other legitimate-  expenses, except that of the secretarial ' work, which it has been  found most- (satisfactory to leave  to local management and the  rent of the lr&U, < and its heating  and   lighting.  The   responsible     organization      in  each   case   will be   required   to guarantee   a   minim urn   of twelve pupils,  but   not   more   than   fifteen with the  proper   qualifications,   at   a   fee     of  three   dollars     each,'   to   take      the  twelve lessons of two and a ha'.f  hours  a   lesson���������the   sdhool  extending   over  the   week.    In   a   limited   number  of  districts a   double   packing school can  be   arranged   for,' in   which the min  imum guarantee will   be   twenty-four  pupils,   but   not   more   tnan 'thirty,  for   the   same   ijjmber   of   lessons.  The hall for fifteen pupils must  be at least 30 rcet by 15. fecit, and  well lighted. It must bo sufficiently heated to prevent chilling ' of the  fingers of the packers, and to prevent   freezing of   the  fruit   at right.  The department will as far as  possible, use local fruit At time  of making application for the pac  king school, you are requested to  reserve fruit at U\c .rate of two-  and a half boxes to three boxes a  pupil. The harder varieties, such  as Ben Davis, are preferred. Fruit  must be in good condition but  njed not be graded and none to  run under 2A- inches in diameter.  The department will pay the legitimate market price as determined by" the instructor on inspection.  If local fruit cannot be secured  the department should be expressly notified and will undertake to  secure  the   same.  The instructor will bring with  him the necessary packing tables  and fruit paper. The. Department expects that he will be met on his  arrival by some 'responsible-person  who should provide him with all  necessary information, so as to get  the school under way without loss  of   time.  It seems hardly necessary to present to you the important advantages   to   be   gained from .the packing  practical   and _thorough     instruction  in   actual   commercial   packing.  Fruit growers will gain in addition, a good deal of ��������� information  about the methods and equipment  used lyy the most progressive 'associations', also about the interpretation of the Fruit Marks' Act,  and about exhibition packing by attending the pack-jig school for information.  Pupils   who     gain   a   score   of   75  per   cttit for   efficiency in   the packing   school,   and   who   put   up.a creditable    pack    for   the    Department  prizes   the     following   autumn,   Avill  receive   a   diploma- certifyiuj; to   the  same   from   the   department.,  Yours   truly,  Wm. .E.   SCOTT,  Deputy Minister.  Victoria,   Sept. 30th.  (In   connection     with' the      above  THE  MARKET  TRANSPORTATION RATES  AND   SERVICE  school,   particularly   in   the way   o:  To    members   of   the     B.   C.  Fruit  Growers'   Association  The shipping season being now- a  bout concluded, I am instructed by  Mr. W. C. Ricardo, President oi  this association and chairman of  the transportation committee, to re  quest all members of the association to lay -before the transportation committee any grievance or  comments they have - on transporta  tion matters. relating to shipment  of   fruits   and   vegetables.  It is ' expected that a mcctiiJj of  the transportation-committee will  be held early dn November ) consider the cases presented by -you  An immediate reply -is, therefore  advisable    in  the secretary may get further ki-  formution from you or from others  in subs tan tiationof your case. It is  the aim of the committee to pre  sent nothing to the railway company but what will stand the test  of criticism and examination, It is  by observing this rule and investigating carefully all the cases presented to it, that this association  has boon/ able to secure -for you  "some of -the recent reductions  both freight and express tariffs,  which have this year saved the  "growers an( amount estimated at  over   $20,000  In presenting cases claiming rough  handling, over-charge, etc., you will  aid the committee. very considerably by quoting definite instances  in which the abuse occurred. The  absence of direct evidence of this  kind is a great handicap to your  case.  The     B.   C.   Fruit   Growers' Assi-  iation   has  (always   labored   to  preserve   the   same   Iriendly  spirit  between   growers and   the railway company   believing   thata spirit     of cooperation between   the   two is by far  the   most   likely    method   of   reaching   results  of   benefit  to   you     and  the   same     time,   satisfactory to the.  transportation companies. It is   this  policy     which     has    made    possible  the   mai.t/  reductions  in   rates     and  improvements  in service with  which  our   metnbes have   expressed      themselves   well   pleased.  You will .realize," however that  chances can be made in the inter  est;-; of our increasing trade.  '.An early and careful reply will  greatly aid the. committee in its  efforts to build up the mo^t satisfactory 'tran.spor.tatIon conditions pos  sible  for   our   industry.  R,   M.   WINSDOW,  Secreatary.  Victoria, Sept.  30th-  Early buyers at .the New,. Westminster market on Friday morning  were served the best- for although  there were a' goodly number, of vendors early - [fci the morning their  supplies were limited and were rapidly sold as a number of them  wished to sell out early so as to  visit the- grounds it being fair day  .Potatoes and poultry were plcnti  ful, although the latter did not appear on the market in large quantities until after the Chilliwack  train had arrived Potatoes were  sold in &ulk at from $12 to $11 a  ton or per sack at 75 cents. Poultry continued to remain steady in  prices. This also applied to the fair-  supply of meats both wholesale and  retail.  On account of the apple crop being ",poor this year few' boxes appeared on- the .market. The chief  varieties ' being Gravei.'jteins, Blenheim Orange aad Ontario Cookers.  The price for the higher grade being from $1.25 to $1.50 Apples us  cd for cooking were sold at five  pounds   for   a   quarter.  Blackberries became a good bit  cheaper selling at four pounds at  25 cents instead of three pounds for  25   cents   as   before.  Except    potatoes    cabbages    -were  the   chief   vegetables  to   be . seen  on  the   stalls and   were    sold   at $1.00  a   sack.  Asters sweet peas and carnations  were plentiful on the , flower stalls  Roses again made, their appearance selling at 25 cents a dozen  while - zinias were ,a new one to  b'e seen, fetching 25 cents for two  dozer.      .  < ���������  Last weeks prices prevailed on the  fish stalls where there was a fair-  supply. Eggs still remained at 50  cents a dozen- or -17-A cents wholesale Butter was sold at 40 " cents  retail   or   35  cents   wholesale.  THE BOY SCOUTS  The man who has. been well  drilled in his' youth can be easily  recognized on   the "streets,. says  the  Toronto   News.   His   figure  is  erect  order that if necessary' his ��������� sh0ll!(|cl.s    are   smiare   and - he  Iif,ts his feet and walks freely  from the hips. His , carriage forms  a pleasing contrast to the slovenly  shuffle that is all too common. Mil  ilan. drill is adopted by most instructors because drill is '&> special  study in the army, and consequently the most useful exercises can  be learned from soldiers. But it  is a mistake to assume, that youths  become imbued with the military  u-' spirit as a result of physical train  ing and exercises similar to those  used -in   the   army.  From time ' to time the Boy  Scout movement is criticised as  militarism. All boys, naturally, play  the soldier land the Red Indian,  Sir Robert Baden-Powell conceived  the idea of turning this' instinct  into good account by organizing  the games and thus disciplining the  mind and the body.- The Boy  Scout's oath may well be taken as  a guiding motto for life A scout  in his drills and exercises ��������� and his  games, and the camp lore he learns  give him a manly carriage, power  of endurance, the spirit of fairness  and a full measure of self-reliance  Esprit de corps makes a scout feel  that he must be more self-possessed, braver and more resourceful  than other boys. iWe cannot have  too   much   of   this   spirit.  There is no evidence to show  that Boy Scouts arc more trucu  cut than other boys. Indeed self-  restraint is one of the most useful  lessons they learn. Observant people must have noticed that Boy  Scouts seek glory in saving life,  in ..performing useful services such  as first aid'to the injured and in  acting with cool .��������� deliberation in em  ergciicies, rather than in battles  with   fists   or   with weapons.  ULLING  on  your boot straps  will not get you very far.  Buy a set of  ernaey' s  B. J GERNAEY,   Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require,, a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up *   -  CURRIE & McKENZIE  13'acres about 3-4 of a mile from centre of town,  house barn and chicken house, about 100. fruit  trees and all kinds of small -fruits At reduced  .price.    Good terms.  1-4 section, situated on Yale Road, half mile east" of town.  Wilt cut and solt in lots of any size -wanted from five  acres up..   Price reasonable, terms ."good...  -  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  c^ailum  Coal   is   a   scarce commodity in all  parts   of   the   Fraser   Valley.  a^awumwaantiMHwaimiiw  About the Best  we can say to our friends right now  is that we are ready with our  Hart Shaffner & Marx  Fall Suits and Overcoats.     The  new models are especially interesting-; some of the new features are  certain to g-ive you a thrill of interest; and of course there's a very unusual lot of beautiful fabrics to draw  from.  Young- men are sure to like "the  smart new styles designed for ' their  special and particular tastes; new  ideas in the shaping- of coats, new  features in,the waistcoats.  We want you to see them soon;   they  are unusual  clothes.     Special   values  at  $25; and others at $18 and $20; and up to  $30.  Sumas,  Wash. ���������y  .*/*   ������"+^ ^ M>  7^  THE    ABBOTSFOfcD . POSf     ABBOTSFORD,   fi.   0.  st  ess  v.  P ���������  17 >  ggesagssffi^gsS^^  IO0TS  Prices $6.00, $6.50 and $7.50.Pair  We want just aa much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town  as we can get.   We want your trade and your whole family's trade.  We have always sold goods , that were worth the money, and  ,wc intend to keep right on doing it.  Our whole stock has been picked for quality.    For instance,  GRANBY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  arc one of our specialties. Anyone who knows anything about  the rubber business in Canada knows what this, brand stands for.  It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction. No competitive  brand has the same reputation.  Granby Rubbers were made for wear���������to look well besides���������'  but wear, it is on this they have made their wonderful reputation.  The finest materials, the most skillful workmen, and a factory  pride in the product; that's a combination that's hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.   We keep only the best.  GEO. C CLARK-:,:  ABBOTSFORD, B.C. *  "���������.   ABBOTSFORD, B.Cj  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.  csss.... i ��������� ii niiii������������,.Tr������-iimoBi  .    PROPRIETORS  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS  a<gm=   hi. ��������� ~"   :������3������������  BUTCHER  ork, Mutton,  ?teef,Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wesinie  nd Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  President, Chas. Hili-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B. C.  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  '���������-with unexcelled shipping'facilities' and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of.  Jl the district, and 'industries,'��������� already established,       yj)  ^~���������u  '; " ���������'���������     ��������� ..'���������-���������=^--������"i,i'iinl ''i~,'. :���������:..���������������������������,.���������,=���������    ., ���������    . ..������������������-_^rr,.^>/  "Ma," inquired Jimmy, .'hasn't  pa   a   queer   idea   of  Heaven?"'  'Why" do  you  ���������ask?",,'  '-"Cause I heard him tell Mr. J.  Smith that the week you upciJi at  the seashore seemed like heaven to  him.  HARRON BROS.  Embalrners and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel1������������������  1034 Granville St.,     Phone 3-lSfi  North Vancouver,        Utfice     and  Ghapel-116 2nd St. Phone  131.  MATSQUI   COUNCIL  iCcnt.'nucd .from page 1)  Feuvrc. -road north 'of the Yale rd.  Thai' the provincial government  be requested to close that portion  of, the Page road from the right  of way of the Mission L'ranoh of the  C. ,.F.R. to the intersection with  the Riverside road as that portion  of' the travelled road is off the  Lne ni. gazetted in 1882. Should  the request of the council as complied with immediate steps will be  taken to gazette the - afore mentioned     portion.  That Councillor Melander be au-  thoriled to expend $50 in draining  the Ross road adjacent) to tli3 s.  o. \ of s. ti, T. '13 and the sum  of N2f> iiv slashing the", Cot tarn  road. , . M  The following bills were 'passed  for   payment:   :::   ::::::::  Reeve's 'and   Councillors'     indemnities,   third   quarter   $250.  WhiljC   road,  -ward  I       ���������   i���������        ' :  E.   White,   jnr..     $36.75  John White ....' :....':  57.00  T.   White. : 57,00  Total $150.00'  W. Towlan cutting- brush' and this  ties  and   spreading   gravel   on      the  Towlau  road  '.. $12.00  D.   McCrimmon,   old   Clayburn  road   '..21.00  Gray ' sub-division  road  M.   D.   Morrison   .- ....   "43.50  J.- Pennington  : '      3.00  -White   .." '.  3.00  Ross    .- ��������� .'3J.00  ���������������������������rsynum    (j.uu  Total   ..."   58.50  PembcrloiJ  Road  M.   D.   Morrison  ....'  $34.00  Boyle  :-. .'......?  15.0Q  Satchell   [   1G.50  White-  12.00  By-num   ?..; -...'.      9.00  Pennington ...'.  9.00  Ross    '  .-   12.00  Parker .-  COO  Clark  ....- ;.   3.00  McKinnon     :'.....,'6.00  Total..: $122.50  McCarthy roar .work in ward III  : ...:'........' -.-..-  14.70  ���������H.   Spilling,road  work Ward II.,  -"'',.'  .-.: B21.C0  J., Frederickson',. hauling) lumber,  Matsqui-Mt. . Lehman "road $14.00, on  township- line .road-" $31.50, Clayburn  road, $12.00," _total; ". $57.50  E.-Wr King;-sittings'-as police commissioner   ..'...:'���������     10.35  Aberdeen road''including $3.00 for  cutting   thi'stle,s - "|  W." N. ��������� Gledhill   ' .'   24.00  A.   E.   Gl'dehill  ..:..: 24.00  John' Catto .-    68.65  Joe   Banas ' 1*3.50  W.   Macey    28.20  JOE Prosoloski .'.........'    37.50  V.   Proosloski '. '.'.  37.35  J.   A.   Gledhill "...;.;  ���������    50.90  -   'Lctal    =    $243.80  Fred Fener, cutting "thistles on the  property of the ��������� provincial Investment   Co.,   of   B.   C.   Ltd 2.70  G.   Behner.tp line road ward 3   :.$12.00  F.   Raines       1.50  B._ C. GazQfcte,' five copies of the  Ditches and .Watercourses Act .75  Repairing   the   White road bridges-  A.   Hurst   ..-.    $3.00  F.   Wooler  /     3.00  F.  A.  A.  A.  W.  F.  A.  J.  A.  R.  T.  L.  C.   T.   Purvcr     $6.00  II.   Benson   ' ��������� 6.00  AI.    10.    Alexander    :.'.       6.00'  A. .,Cruickslumk��������� ...'. '    4.00  Total  :  $27,00  1-1.   S    Phinney   putting railing     on  bridge on   Clayburn road  ,8.70  A. L. McQuarrie, M. D. inquest on  Jap killed at Cooke's Mill ..." Iv-.OO  Columbian Company ,Ltd., advertising. Barter  road(i by-taw   5.00  T.   J.   Trapp  &   Co., Ltd., two scra-  uers ."...'.   21.35  40 cases stumping powder -...257.10  R. H._S. Creswll payment of fencing in connection with the establish  i'ng of a road along the south boun  clary' of the north half of the s.c. 1  .[���������   of   s.    10,   T.  14       2t������j.0O  C. A.   Society,   6 months   maintenance  of   children      60.00 .  P.    J.   Fisher.    552.30  D. Sinclair    '.    16.2:0  M.   Sinclair.!.lb  4.05  Ben   Murphy ;    56.70  A.   Sinclair '.    24.30  L.   Sinclair   '21. CO  M.' Sinclair    '    9..45  D.   Sinclair '       2.70  James^ Murphy   -.   3'2.95  Total       -220.25 I  Josepl' Lehman road"  C.   Kr.utsen    '.-.    19.50  John   Catto   ....: 12.0C������  T.   Fitzgerald-...������ -      1.50  Victor   Lehman     18.80  LeFciivre Road north   of   Ya'.e road  Joseph   Catto "..'37.95  -Victor Lehman  '. ... 103.15  T.   Fitzgerald     9.00  J.   Ciawley   ....' 4.50  A.   E.   Gledhill   , 12.00  T.   C.   Groves    90  ���������   Total ��������� :  203.55  R.   Port.M.  D.  Medical Health     Officer,   Third   Quarter       25.00  Gravelling Page -Road  Loyd   Bcharrell   46.50  F.   Bcharrell   ..a...;    48..5C'  Frank  P." W.  W.  J.  J.  Jr  P.  C.  W.  :W.  II.  R.  CHINESE  EODLAI  HORTiNG FARMERS  (Co; hiuitul from Pe.ge One)  .  following  British  in teres I.  "I feci   that   1 am  my   own   opinion  Allen      9.45  Bcharrell  115.75  Cicllei'J  ..."  12.60  Reid    :   32.00  Malton   ;;   22.00  Wr.   Beharrell    '. '.   21.20  Berg  \ -10.20  Parr '. ���������.. 17.41  Farr    ". ; 14.40  Malton .:  11.40  Gurney  ..,...'. ;....~..."l3.80  T. 'Machell ..-....'...:  2.00  Mercer '.....- '..-.'..���������:   5.20  Total'-..;..-........-...'...'.:  :283.40  Ot,hci. persons   had worked in  this:  undertaking,  but' :  as-"..'.the  appropriations' had   been " overrun, an adjournment   would   have   to   be made.  C.   M.   C, September salary and office  rent -.    79.00  Lead   Pencils    1 '. 25  A few bills were laid over for  investigation.  Councillor Bell gave notice to introduce a by-law to gazette an unknown portion of the -travelled Page  road   in D. L. 43 and 118.  The council then adjourned to  meet in the Matsqui Hall on Saturday,October   25th.  was   taken  from  Monday's  Columbian,   tu.U   may  be  of  to   our   readers.  nob only voicing my own opinion but that of  the medical profession in this district when , 1 say that the reference  to the medical health ollicers in  particular, contained in the recent  presentment by the grand jury, are  far too sweeping," said Dr. R. --E.  Walker.  "Naturally,"   he    went    on,     "the  doctors   as   a  'whole,   and   the, medical  health    officers  in   particular re  sent  the   charges   there   made.   '  We  l.feel   that   an   imputation   has   been  cast upon   the 'whole   profession and  that     it    is   not   justice   to   signalize   the   whole   of   the   medical  fra-  tcrU.ty  in   that   way.        The   grand  jury     has   done   'its     work,   and   it  has. pointed     to   no   specific      case  where-   any   medical   man resident.in  tnis   county  and. in (receipt of    government monies, either   as health officer  or   in   any   other   capacity,   is  accused   of   being addicted   of intemperance or ' inefficiency   in discharging  his   duties- through   the use of. drink  or   diugs. ���������        ;t.  ~  "Thus the public, notv knowing further particulars, is prone to suspect any member .of the profession  and especially any one holdiiJg the  position of   medical health officer.  "If the grand jury is in earnest  then some specific charge should be  made and an investiagtion, of the  fullest,, naL.re will then be entered"  upon '"    '--  Westminsters   big    fair   closed its  gates- "to   the   public".Saturday night  aftci" a   week   of   amusement,  and in  strucl.iou to   the   many  visitors who  ���������attended- from   all .parts of  the- province   and   the   management     should  feel   highly   elated    at    the ' success  which   crowned  'their   efforts In mak  ing   this' year's   exhibition   the  big-  the .history     of  F.  Bainqs   ���������.:       11.00  Mt  Lehman road   south  C.  E.   Gephart         459.15  J.  E.   Gephart     .   .     27.3'0  R.  Pcardon        24.60  H  Peardon '     49.16  A.  Cumberworth      7.35  A.  Welch    Total     ....  $173.00  Gravelling   the Rural Mai  Route rd.  D.  R. Nicholson ..............  ......$111.00  Hugh  Gillis   ....    .102.00  Albert Israel .........;.   ......  103.50  Leslie  Ferguson,   .....   153.00  Josiah   Israel ......  .........81.00  J.  A.   Morrison ;....,      33.00  ..Robert Sidle ............   ........  Go.63  Ml!  rdock Gillis ;....;..,.:.... .    51.0C  R.  Bell  ......    53.25  .A.:  Sclu'o.eder ..........;.    ... ...  57.00  A.  ' McDouga'.l    48.00  To tal       558.30  F.  White,  police court witness '3.W  -J-  N.   Ruckcr, Andrews'  road,in  Ward III ....  Gravelling Clayburn Road  LANG LEY WINS  DISTRICT   EXHIBIT  There   was   keen    competition     in  the -district exhibit displays, at the  ten   districts  competing  New   Westminster    Fair    this   year,  Langley, a winner in 1911 and  1913, again took first place in this  competition for the Dewar Shield  leading Salmon Arm by 57 points  with "a big score of 1662 poiu.s in  a   possible   of 20D0.  The standing of the ten competing  districts  is   as   follows:  Langley     1662  Salmon   Arm        1605  Richmond     1459  Chilliwack       J.143  Mission      1428  Burquitlam ....1263  Maple Ridge ; 1248  Kamlcops   ....���������    1173  Comox ...........;...... ............   968.  Revelstoke .......... ............... '..  053  The gentlemen who judged the dis  trict exhibits at the recent fair  were  Mr. M. S. Middleton, of Nelson  B. C, assistant hort cultjurist of  Grand Forks District; Mr. L..-..H.  Newman, of Ottawa, secretary of  the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, and Mr. W. PI. Roberitson  of Virtoria, assistant horticulturist  for 'the   Lower   Mainland  gcot   and   t'est.: in'  1 he   Royal   City.  ' Records were broken in- all the de  payments; the live stock and the  poultry ��������� exhibits being exceptionally,  'good; while the' fruit, grains " and'  vegetables,, were up to\ their usual  high - standard  of   excellency.  The   horse   sihow .proved one of the  most   attractive    drawing   cards   of  the   cxhibitiou,   although it   -was not  patronized   to   the   extent  it  should  have   been.  Gieat interest was taken in the  "Better Babies" contest, no less  than 16'3 entries being in the competition, and the average number  of marks gained worked out to 75  pc..'* -:int-  Amcnq; the many things that con-  ti'il'i'ed to the success of the exhibition "was, the excellent literature  sent tut by the publicity agent, it  being such as to make acceptable  reading to nine-tenths of the papers  of the province. No doubt it was  the levity and common sense that  gave it such a succesful ' boosting  spirit.  The delegates' from B. C. to the  Western Canada Live Stock Union  meeting lield in Saskatoon, ��������� Sask.  on October 20Ui, are. Messrs A.D.  Patetson, Geo. Sangster, Alex Dav  ic, W. F. McDonald and Dr. S. F.  Tolmio. THE    ABBOTSFORD   POSt        ABBOTSFORD.  LOCALS  Mr.   Gatenby  in   Aiberta.  is       visiting  frieods  T'he    Fraser    Valley    Presbylcnan  MiiJ'.tterial   Association held a     ������������������<������������������  sion   in  AlJbots'ford   last   Mondav.  Mr.  it' to  tes.  John   McCal.um  is   on   a vis-  friends   in   the   Eastern  Sla-  Tin  Under  iridge west of the town oi.t  Vale road is well repaired unfile supervision of Mr.   Winton.  Mr. Alder is appointed to the  mission fiel'd ,"it: IMi.'j (i'rove, Aberdeen   and   Aldergrov'e   for   a   year.  Mr.  and  Mrs  Gay  an  d  family  have  gone'  to  Be  jllinhain  foi  the  ivinte  ��������� Rev. Mr. ~?cid of Mt. Lehman,  the Presbyterian church here last  conducted    the   services,in the church  Sunday   while    Mr.   Campbell  at/cd   at   Mt.   Lehman.  offici-  i  Monday Oct.. 20th has been chosen by Dominion' government as the  annual public Thanksgiving. Day for  the   blessings   of   the  harvest.  Special     services     of Thanksgiving  will   be    -held   in   the    Presbyterian,  church  aji;   Abbotsford   and   Hunting-  donon   Sab;bath,   Oct.   19th  Mt. J. A. Blair and party from  ���������Vancouver' were ' in . town Saturday  last.  Rev. J. S. Henderson, , of "Westminster, will preach next Sunday, Oct.  12 in Clayburn at 11 o'clock, and in  Huntingdon at 3:15, and in Abbotsford at  7'20.  Mrs. Shaw of ��������� Vancodver may op^  en a dining room in the rooms to  be vacated by Mr. Copping. Tfne  The rooms will he refitted and decorated   anf'd   made   attractive.  Mr. and Mrs, John Walker-have  returned from their wedding trip  and. will   reside   in   Abbotsford.  Mrl Robertson returned to Scotland last week having sold his pro  perty   to   Mr.   and   Mrs.    Danks.  Mr.   'and'   Mrs.-    Campbell of Kam-  loops   and   their   ncicc, Miss McKin-  non,   rcuiuiea    i^orae   alter,   a   Mi:nt,  wjin   uiu   waiclimaJior,   Mr.   W.   W.  Campbell  ADMIRED BY ALL  No   one   who   has'ever seen aba Hi.  room, fitted   up by W. Roberts has fai'!  cd   to' admire, its   unique' and   modern     features,     or   to   remark   that '  here   at.   least,  was   a   "model  bathroom."    If  you don't believe it   step  in     and    let     us   show   you     facts.  By   the     way    the      next time you ,  wan I a  perfect   repair   job done in  a  luiiTV,   call   up  'Wm. ROBERTS  MARKET'DAY'S  REDUCED'  RATES  The following is the copy of a  letter received by Mrs.' Wm. Fad-  den, secretary of the Woman's Institute at Upper Sumas, -and it  spcal'.s   for   itself:  September  30th,  Upper . Simla's, B: C.  Dear   Madam:-  i nog do acknowledge receipt of  your letter of the- 9fh instant, enclosing petition endorsed by 563 of  the Farmers and Women's Institute  requesting' that a fair- and a third  be gi nailed 'on Fridays (Market  Day).  1 have to say that, j-while this  is a new departure' from the Com  pany's rules and the benefit from it  from a railwa- jnnt of view yet  undetermined, i am willii.'j; to meet  th.! ��������� requests of the petitioners by  giving same a trial for 30 clays  from October 1st. If, of course,  we ��������� find there is no increased patronage on the market train' by  reason ��������� of this concession, the privilege   will   be   withdrawn  It is understood that (he fare of  ���������one-third will only' apply,'to those  living in the ��������� Valley, coming to  New West minster, the "tickets being valid on Friday only.  - Yours     truly,  ALLEN PURVIS.  ,  Manager  IuLcrurban  Lines.  The W. 'A. o 'of St. Matthews'  church have discontinued their afternoon teas for the balance of  the season, and have arranged to  hold '-'Social Evenings" fortnightly  at Mi. Mr. J. F. Boyd's home,  to which all arc most cordially  invitid. .  Games, cards, music, reading and  ii,ighhoi'ly chat will be provided.  The ladies will serve light refreshment.., as at, their teas. "The first  sociai evening wi.ll he held Oct. 29  Come and bring your friends, enjoy  a pleasant evening and help the ladies  in   their ' undertaking.  Melton Mojbray Pork Pies. Puff  Pastry arid Confectionery always  on hand.  When.you want something good  to eat give us a .trial order.-   ���������������������������,,.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  Mr. George Ogle, who is connect  ed with the C. P . R. at Hammond, accompanied by ibis wife and  family, (were visitors to Abbotsford   on   Thursday.  Miss Zieigler 'has severed her  connection iwith the Abbotsford  Drug Store and will leave for  Vancouvor   shortly,  POWDER WORKS TO START'  DECEMBER FIRST  i Mr Brown who is iii charge of  tnc   ^iii/miuii   i-owdcr   works  here,  re I'.nned   from   Chehalis on Sat a yd \y  vvhiie there Mr.  Brown was  taken  If  -but   has    sufficiently   recovered      to  r'.Kiuije   his duties here.     He   staVjs  that   the- company   will   have      the  "work;-     im   operation    by    ;'the   first  December.    -They,    woi/lid -have   been  before    that    time only    delay   was  caused   in   acquiring   the' . necessary  machinery.  Mr. .J. J. Sparrow took "in the  '"Bellerji Babies" contest, at the prO-  vincin1   fair  last   week.  LOST, STRAYED OR STOLEN���������  A sorcl pony, .white.face, while hind  feet, bob-tailed and saddle markqd  Information regarding same .would,-be  appreciated by W. MciVab Abbotsford,   B.   C.  -  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kaisoming and : Graining  and Carriage Painting  go to ,   ,  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  ' W.;Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Kravoski's  Blacksmith Shop.  -  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that ��������� the partnership heretofore sub  is1 im; between us the undersigned,  as dairymen' at the town of ��������������������������� Abbot M'ord, Province of British Col-  umrh, under the firm name of G-ir-  oday and Cornel, ' has- this ' day  been aiss,oiveu by mutual ''consent.  All ^riebls owing to the said par-  tnciship arc to be paid'to-Henry  A. Cornel, at Abbplsford aforesaid,  who is- continuing- the said'''business, and all claims -again'st'.'-the  said partnership arc-to b'eVpresent  ed to the said Henry A. Cornel by  whom   the   same   will   be   settled. ���������  Dated this 29th day "of August,  A.    D.   1913, '-,      .  MADELINE B. de la GIRODAY.  HENRY 'A.   CORNEL.  SWIFTS'  FERTILIZER  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Rev. J.  L.  Campbell,  li.  A., B. D.'  Services���������Sunday  school  10   a.m.  Public Wox'ship 11 ,ka. m.  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Worship 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Friday 8 p. m.  Meeting  for Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon  Sunday School, 2.15 p. in.  Public  Worship 3.30 p. m.  Our old' friend "Larry" nas again  resumed the reigns of power in J.  J.   Sparrow's Feed   Store.  Abbotsford Feed Store  J. H. JONES  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection        Mission City  Mr.    Y,cnny    has     returndd    from  ���������will   resume  his  E.R. station in a  his vacation and  duties at the B.C.  few   da vs.  It  low-  eves  :is   ^noticed   that   Mr.   Longfcl-  nas   a   iar   away   look   in    his.  these   days.   There's   a  (reason  Mr. Kingj' is making extensive  improvements in his "butcher shop  on Essendene Avenue. Contractor  Hutchison    has   charge   ol  the  work  .Mr C. E., Mink, of the Dominion Cartridge Co., is spending a  few days shooting) on Sumas Prairie. Hi- expects to shatter George  Clark's record all   to pieces  .  A SURPRISE PARTY  About, twenty friends invaded the  home of Mr. J. Furlette on Tues-  dayevening last and proceeded to  enjoy themselves Someone proposed  a dance in the "house that Ja-'.-ix  built'" and the suggestion was at  once carried out and all adjoun.'jd  acros1-- the street where all " had  amplo   roam   to   enjoy   themselves.  Mr. Su'therby, of Ladner, was a  visito: to Abbotsford' on Thursday  A Fraser Valley Good Citizenship will b(j held 'in Abbotsford  Presbyterian church on Monday Oct.  13th at 3 p.m. The principal speakers will be Prof. Pidgeon, of Vancouver; Rev. .1. S. Henderson of New  Westminster ai.U Miss Gordon of Cal  gary All our citizens, men and  women interested in tilie prosperity  of the f Fraser --Va'jle'f/i ' community  are gcartMy invited to be -present  and also to be prepared to  take   pa n't  in   the discussions.  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  ^ ��������� Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND.   SURVEYOR  Office, next P. O.       -.     P. OiBoxI I  City Blacksmith Shop ami Carriage Building  S; KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  Mr. Henderson, proprietor of the  Abbotsiford Hotel, has returned  from a very profitable. -fishii.y trip  on   the   Vedder.  Fire Warden J. E. Vanetta, of Abbotsford, attended attended the.con-  veiJi/ion^ ofl .fire Vafiwrcrs "held in Westminster   recently.-.  "Silver Tips" is compiling a brochure on "Fish I have Mat, arid  Sucker I have ; Caught." It should  command   a   ready   ������a'.'.e.  The W. A. will hold their sewing meetings at thehomc of Mrs. J.  F. Boyd The' first was held on  Thursday and was a very pleasant  affair. The ladies Avill be pleased  to receive orders for plain sewing  and aiso for Christmas Cooking.  They are planning for a sale of  work to be held the first Thursday   in   December.  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.  \^.  M. Mac-Donald. - FI. Watson, Mgr.  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50c, 75c  and  $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Rar in Connection.   Free-Sample Room.  The leading Commercial  House  of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  ; For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building ' and   Expert  Carriage. Painting  r  We will use you right.  Kravoski  Abbotsford  The   Pioneer   Store   has   jus*   received an   excellent supply of cr'anber-  ' ries for   the Thanksgiving   trade.  E. -O. Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhangirig and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at practical prices  Electric Light  For the Residence,  Store or Office.  er  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  Attention will be civen to all aDDlications lor service from our lines.  Detailed information concerning service will be furnished on application  to  the offices of the Light and Power Dept: loca*ed at  Vancouver,        Abbotsford New Westminster  ;   B. C. Electric blk. B. C. Electric blk^  mbi;

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