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 1 <������i  1  .'1  '���������SB  !:1  :1  /(if  / f \ 1  ���������q  1'  1  i  aA  lV;ViK,'v;,,'t*'-i'''',***'������* * *1"" *"���������* ,x"*'  ���������'ry.������", L ���������'   ���������  Sp������MjRi3m������iMw:iKltt<i.lJ������lH!ini  ^ju^wjujjtp^y-iri^ft'^^  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. XIV., No. 24.  ABBOTSFORD, B, G.. FRIDAY,   OCTOBER,   12, 1917  <mmz&8      $1.00 per Year  ssmar\?~r  T������"*   "\% if. 7 ������"M  Vol. I.  Our Goods are the Best  No. 30  Men's Winter Sox, a pair 25c, 35c, 40c, 50c and  Men's Ribbed Wool Underwear .-   Men's Extra Heavy Fleeced Underwear, a suit .  c  oots  Ladies', Men's, Misses.and Children's Rubbers' for wearing  over Boots.   . ,     '. .  Men's Hip Rubbers, Men's Knee Rubbers.  Men's Buckle Rubbers, Men's Lace Rubbers.  CHOICE FRESH GROCERIES ALWAYS ON HAND AT  CLOSEST PRICES. ���������        ,���������  "Buy Where the Buying- is Good"  Gazley Block  Y. M. C. A. WAR WORK  PONE m FRANCE  A great deal of praise is due  the Y. M. C. A. for the excellent work done during the war  both on the scene of battle and  behind the lines, and the follow  ing interesting facts about the  work will be educational:  1. None of the money now  being raised, will be used for the  ordinary work of the Y.M.C.A.  All will be used for the National Militia Service.  2. The Association has 114-  Military Secretaries Overseas  and over 1700 assistants serving the soldiers.  3. The Y. M. C. A. has 140  Military Centres, forty-five in  Canada, fifty, in England, and  fifty-one in France.  4. A typical Overseas centre  has a building 30x100 feet, a  marquee 30x90 feet with a  platform, writing tables, chairs  canteen, gramaphone, piano  and moving picture apparatus.  5. We have one hundred  pianos, three hundred grama-  phones and twenty-seven small  and large moving picture machines in England and France.  6. From sixty thousand to  seventy-five thousand cups of  hot tea and coffee are distributed free at the firing line daily,  costing us not less than $500  per day.  7. On hiUKlrad una for?.;-  thousand mgazines are dis-  buted gratuitously every month  S. One thousand dollars is  spent in England alone. These  concerts are frequently attended by over one thousand men.  9. All athletic requirements  are furnished free to the troops  One single overseas order for  baseball equipment totalled  $25,000, a larger sum than is  spent annually by either of the  American Major Leagues.  10. One million sheets of paper are distributed free each  month. The soldiers are encouraged to use this reely and  thousands of letters were written home that would never  have been written but for the  facilities afforded. It is estimated that thirty thousand letters are written daily by Canadian soldiers in our Overseas  buildings.  11. Ten days after the Canadians began their Somme offensive", the Y. M. C. A. had thirty-  seven centres operating on the  battlefields. New marquees,  transportation and depreciation  cost for this one move, thirty-  four thousand dollars.  12. During the month of February alone, equipment purchas  ed and supplies furnished free  of charge to soldiers in England  and .France cost fifty-seven  thousand dollars.  13. The Y.,M.  non-sectarian, is  ligious work tha  ganization could  Christian and Hebrew, Protestant and Roman Catholic Chap-  ��������� The VV. A. bold a very successful  social evening at th_e home of Mrs.  Boyd on Thursday evening when nine  tables of whist were played. The Jar.  Matsqui Council  , At the meeting of the Matsqi council hold last Saturday a.report was  received   from  Mr.  Win. Taylor,    of  prizes were won by Mrs. Hill and Mr.; Abbotsford, the engineer engaged by-  Dandy, while the ^consolation was ^jlc municipality in' connection with  drawn for by three'" or four. |a BysLom oi ditches along the bound-  Miss   Florence   and   Christina   iVlft-l       ' . B,,n,tnn  ���������>  , ��������� ,. , ,.������������������ .,.��������� kmim-.v        Uu'.v   mo at Peardonville in scetion u  Phee were homo lor iho holidaj.' ���������'  liil, entertained last week in' township  13, Mr.    Taylor    reported  iVI rs.  honor of Mi*. Hill's sister who Is leaving  shortly   tor   the  east.  Colin Fraser is spending his holidays at Shoal Bay, 'Vancouver Island.  Mrs. Steffin and -Ivliss lna Fraser  spent the holidays with their mother.  Dr. Gol'orth preached in the Presbyterian church Sunday evening and  gave a very, interesting talk on his  work in Honau,,China.  Mrs. Trethewey had her family all  at  home'over  holidays.  Mrs. 1-larkness has been visiting  her. daughter, Mrs..Campbell of New  Westminster.  Mr: R. C. Htuitor.a.nd Mr. Thomas  Lovcdar of the Ambulance Corps;  were in town on Sunday.  ���������Mr. and Mrs. H. Smith were home  for a few days this week.   ,  'motored to Bellingham on Monday.-  and   Mr.   and   Mrs. King and   family  motored to Bellingham on Monday.  Mr. John McCallum and wife were  home for the Thanksgiving holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. ,Boyd and Mr. and  Mrs. Trethewey and the Misses Steeds  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Ala'nson and.  family  ;...   Mr. Mains ishaving a sale on Oct.  "isth and leaving'the'ranch'and will-  be living  at Craig:  Mr.  Bafeman  is  going  into   their  place.  Mr. Hill and family and Mr. and  Mrs. Thomas motored to Belilngham  Monday.  Mr. Geo. Zeigler is spending a few  days in Vancouver.  All are pleased to see Mr. Jack  Vanetta around again.  Don't forget i\\e Bazaar to be held  in the Masonic hall, Oct. 2 7th there  will be several soldiers' boxes for sale  C.  A.,  being  tble to do re-  no other oimpossibly   do.  Mr. James Gillen spent the holidays at home with his mother. He  likes Misison City high schol pretty  well.  ��������� Mrs. Deagle attended the \\V. I. at  Mission City th.is week.  ���������  Our Day will be observed in Abbotsford by a public meeting on the  evening of Thursday 18th. Speakers  from Vancouver will be present and  reports from the Local Red Cross  will be given: Collection in aid of  British Red Cross.  lains use the building for their  services.  14. We are asked why docs  not the Government pay for  this work? The Government  bears the major cost of transpor  tation, and the majority of  the Association Officers Overseas are paid on the Military  scale. Therefore, the Associat  ion spends most of its money  directly on comforts and services for soldiers. The cost: of  administration overseas is less  than one per cent.  15. The Y. M. C. A. has seemed the rental of the old. Tivoli  Theatre site on the Strand  London, and will erect a building at a cost of $75,000. This  exceptional site will be an advertisement for Canada, will  serve a useful purpose'during  the period of demobilization  the one thing necessary to complete the chain of work for our  soldiers Overseas.  "The Association by its spirit  of discipline, has    earned    tlie  that these ditches constructed under  the Ditches and Watercourses Act  during the past year, were now completed. The charges of'the engineer  amounted to $89.25, which will b  divided and assessed as follows a-  gainst  the  property  affected:   C.   E.  i Gephart $2.55; B. C. Keeley $17.40;  i A. F: Welch $35.45; Mr. and Mrs.  Henry .Skipworth ,$16.10 and John  L'pton $17.75. The cost of construction will be assessed against those  same owners as follows. B. C. Keeley  $11..75; l-Jenry Skipworth $48; A. P.  Welch $15. John Upton $125.90;  and C. E. Gephart $1.77. The contractors on this work were Messrs B.  C. Keeley and A. F. Welch.  A.  letter  from Mr.  H.  H.  Flower-  dew,   secretary   of   the   Glen   Valley  Land   Company,  stated  that he  was  instructed   by   the   directors   of   the  company to inform the council that  this company has    had    ten    acres,  situated" in" tlie -southeast quarter of  section 28, township 14, slashed and  burnt, and has let a contract to Mr.  J.   J.   Sullivan to-put a stock fence  around the ten-, acres.    All this work  will  constitute improvements,       the  lettre pointed out.     On this quarter  section  two  of the  directors  of the  land company went over the Bradner  road a short time ago and begged to  call the council's attention to the very  steep  hill  on  the road  between th  north half of section 28 and 27. This  hill, they thought, should be made so  that vehicles can go up and down in  safety. Mr. Sullivan said that he was  prepared to take a contract to make  the necessary improvements  on thi  hill and the company hoped that the  council would see its way to have the  work done.      The company also desired  that the  council  should  slash  out the road running eaost and west  through section 28 and also the road  running through the middle of sec  tion  27.     It is the intention  of th  company to do further improvements  in the way of slashing and fencing in  the  southeast  quarter  of section   28  and thus would like to have the road  referred  to  slashed  out as  soon  a  possible.  The concil stated that they wouii  slash out the road through section  28, but not the other one, as it was  in the middle of the section. The  matter was left in the hands of Councillor Owen.  Tenders for work on  three road  were opened and the contracts wen  let.     For stumping, logging and grai  ing,^he Huntingdon road east of the  Banerman road there were four ten  ders. viz: N. Prasiloski, $244; E. W  Mouldey   $260;   A:   F.   Welch   $27.  and   Chas.   F.   Little   of   Abbotsfon  $205.    The contract was let to thf  lowest tenderer.    Three tenders were  presented for making the fill on th  Dowhes road these being from J. Lit  zenberger  for   $325   Basani   Giovau  GERMAN  AllLTHMETIO  1.    German equals 10    unkultured  foreigners.  2 soldiers equal 10 civilians.  3 officers equal 12 privates.  4 treaties equal 8 scraps of paper.  5 poisoned wells equal 1 strategic  retreat.  6 iron crosses equal 1 ruined cathedral.  7 zeppelin   raids   equal   7   demon-  strations of frightfulness.  8 eggs equal .8 hearty meals (com-,  mon people.)  9 eggs equal 1 appetizer  (aristoc-.  racy.,) .    .���������  10 deported Belgians equal 10 unmarked  graves.  .11  torpedoed neutrals equal  11  disavowals.  12Gotts equal 1 kaiser.  $350  and E. W. Mouldey for $360  In connection with these tenders  there was a misunderstanding as to  specifications and the matter was referred to Reeve McCallum and Coun.  Phinney   with   power  to   act.    The  respect, and approbation or tne gradiug of'Pihl.8 hill on the Le Feu-  vre road was let to M. Pihl the sole  tenderer for $148.99.  Military Authorities.���������His Majesty the King.  It is the finest thing in. Bur-      The question of crossings over the  ope.���������Asqtlith. | Matsqui dyke is one that is causing  Saturday, October 13th, will  be an important day for many  a young man.  considerable  difficulty.    The  council  contend that certain roads were gaz-  oted   long   ago   and   that   afterwards  the dyke was built by the provincial.  government and that the dyke made  an  obstruction   on   the. roads   which  had been gazetted, but not-built.      In  ansewer to a letter asking the dates  of   construction   of   the   Aish-Walter  and-Smith's  crossings,  A.  E.   Foreman, public works, department engineer for Chilliwack district, has replied that the crossing on the Aish-  Walter road was constructed by the  provincial government in   H108,   but  that no road exists to his knowledge  between district lots 69 and 380.  In  regard to Smith's crossing, he indicated that htoeeylnrroadmwascfmpwpy  ted   that   the   only   record'  he   has  shows a crossing over tlie dyke ditch  in    the northwest quarter of section  j 8 near Mr. Smith's house, but that   ���������  no dyke crossing exists between sections 13 and 16 as the council contends.    The council decided to write  Mr. E.  D. Barrow, M. L. A., for the  district, asking him to have a crossing gazetted over the dyke between  district   lots  379a  and  378a on  the  Beharrell road.  A letter received from W. J. Han-  na, food controller of Canada, asking  the council to give publicity to his  mandate that the price of milk be  not advanced until his board could  present a ruling which would be before October 31, was received and  ordered filed.  The minutes of the meeting of the  New  Westminster   District  Agricultural Association held on    Sepr.     28,  were read and placed on file.    This  association has in hand the plans for  a new market to be in the place or  the present ono soon to be removed.  The minutes include a statement of  the articles of incorporation.    One of  the articles outlines a plan of having  a cold  storage plant owned and operated by the city of New Westminster and of the market association to  iease a part of it at cost price.     The  scheme provides for a board of one  member   from   each   district  council  and five appointed by the council of  New Westminster, and    gives    each  council power to revoke its appointment and to make a grant of not over  Si000 at the discretion of each council.    It stipulated that no council be  held for the debts of the market corporation, and that    reports    of    all  transactions are to go to each council monthly, and that the assets    of  the corporation  may  hot be divided  among individuals, but shall be used  to extend the activities and  usefulness of the market in the collection,  transportation and    distribution    of  produce.  m  mMBMSMBhBgBm .'���������^1���������  aABaaniss&s  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  &'ut)llshed'-;every   Fridayi-* by   the   Post  - Publ-j8hiii&-.Gomp{uiy.ii;, ...    ._   i,  A weekl'y'-.J'oxi'rlial5'devoted' to thl������ Interests of Abboia'ioid and sui������. -'lading district. , , ������������������ "r-.v;.  tHE ABBOTSFORD POS*. rABBOTSFORD, B. ������.  UjnU'J'll"!  .  _,j      j' n.   .���������   , i ...    . .Bjij���������������������������i������li!r.A.i!ii._M'    .'<"*' "       -  ..^^MViHtr^  '   '(  n a.p-  Advertising Rates made. know..  plication. - \\ t���������>!,���������_   /(....._,...... . j. ���������  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cents per  line lor Ural'tnuerilon, and 8 ceuia & niit  Cur all' subHemieiit-'conaecutive'lnatirUonw.  Our Sliibboloth���������zralther for nop agin'  fclio    fiovornuieut. ������������������������������������ .,-.;,  KRIUAV,   OCTOBER   12,-  1917.,.-'.  THE PATRIOTIC FUND,-  People, in..this, province who  wish ��������� to  abolish  the  Patriotic  < h'tind and replace it by a govern  ment allowance ouglit to consider all sides . of the -. question  So far as British Columbia   is  concerned  the  payments  from  the fund are likely to be nearly  double    the    contributions  That is because ��������� the   wealthy  provinces of Cn,tario and Quebec pay more and. receive less  in proportion to their po.pulat7  ion than' British Colubmia.    If  subscriptions    were      stopped  many people and    many    corporations now paying from, one  thousand to-  twenty . thousand  dollars a year will be relieved,  but there will be .a .charge,-of  some ten millions a .year added  to the federal or provincial war  expenditure.   Tf   -lite    Federal  government j)ays it   the    sum  will he in addition to the debt  ndt he.returned.,soldiers- will  nave to pay their- -share of it.  There are.-apmei criticises of  the way this . fund-is - administered,  but the complaints, are  surprisingly,  few . .considering  the fact that several thousand  wives and mothers1 are receiving money    front  this source.  Complaints are, also made    a-  . bout,the ^administration of the  separation. ���������.allowance,and, .the  pensions, though these.are managed directly by.t.the--govern-  ��������� ment. .;. If:.;,the -Patriotic,  Fund  should cease "and a'payment by  the government should take Its  place' a considerable number of  officials might.be required'to do  the business .which ,is. now, performed, by  unpaid, volunteers.  The fund would, probably be put  on a different.basis,.so:that the  wives of wealthy soldiers would  receive the same as-the-families which are entirely dependent on the .earnings' of 'the soldier. ..Many families of. soldiers  in this province, do,not receive  and have not sought any allowance from this spurce,and. some  of these are themselves contributors.    If the payment is based entirely on services rendered  and  not upon  the requirement, of. the. families, then ail  wives and mothers,  will   .have  an equal, claim   whether , they,  are dependent upon   the   soldier's, earnings    or.   not.        All  these aspects of the case ought  to be    considered.    It mav    at  i. , ". .-  least be taken for granted that,  the administration of a government fund, will not be free, from  grievance, both real and imaginary.���������Daily-Province.  for these . gentlemen, and they  are enjoying^it to the fullest'extent.���������Staii'dard^'Sehtihel.  Henry Flordls..only,son is no  .'.'flivver." ftaviftg been' drafted  he will see "the.thing through  RECLAMATION  Under the above heading die Kas-  lo Kootenaian has the .following- to  say regarding the reclamation scheme  at Creston that, might, prove interesting to our; Sumas-Tprairie readers-  : "Our neighbor,l..Crest6n, has been  active lately with, regard to reclamation matters, and last, .week a very  successful conference, attended by  various Idaho and British Columb-  bia representatives and. members of  the provincial cabinet, was held in  the thriving fruit growing and agricultural city at the south, .end of  Kootenay Lake.  "The reclamation of the now practically waste lands,  of untold fertility at the mouth  of Kootenay river  would add immensely to the area of  agricultural  lands  both  in  this province and in the neighboring state of  Idaho.    It would prove of some benefit (o various other parts of the Kootenay  lake and  river drainage  basin  as well. But-the main thing from our  standpoint is that it would  increase  the  area  of   British   Columbia  agricultural   lands   by-  several   thousand  acres of tlie richest soil that ever was  Of course'Creston would be the chief  beneficiary, and it is-for that reason  that the good   people-down  in  that  neighborhood have been banging the  cymbals and the big drum so enthusiastically  on- behalf  of  the  scheme.  For that they are- entitled to no hard  names.    Any other community would  do exactly the    same   -thing    under  similar circumstances: -  But whatever, benefits Creston-benefits Greston's  neighbors, though in a- lesser extent,  and whatever benefits    Creston- and  Greston's     neighbors   -benefits     the  whole province. ...  ��������� "Financing-the scheme, ..which at  first-1-cost- is an--expensive one, is.up  to-the-Idaho-and B. G* governments,  as least-as-far as-the bulk. of-, the expenditure is-concerned.  :...-.Idaho.,.ap  .MEDICAL'  .. BOARD*  M  iJJu  Oil j  .Are you liable to be selected for  service under the Military Service Acl ?  , \, The,answer to  this  question   is  ,, being made, readily available for you.  ... Remember,'.that^ the first class'to be  i .called includes only men.between the  i-iages of 20 ;and 34, both, inclusive,  -who are unmarried or widowers with-  ' out ' children j    those   married   after  , July 6; .1917, being deemed single  '". 'for; the purposes of the Act.  ,-.'...'Medical Boards are now being  ^established throughout Canada. These  Boards will examine, ��������� free of charge  . ./and obligation,all men whp.wish to be  ^exainuiejd.i! as^tb their<physical fitness  ;',., forj military .service. They will tell you  >. in.a very .short time whether your  physical condition absolves you from  the call or makes you liable for  selection.  It is important that you obtain  this information as soon as possible.  A 'certificate of unfitness from a  .Medical Board will secure for you  freedom from responsibility under the  Military Service Act from any Exemption Tribunal. A certificate of fitness  will not preclude an appeal for  exemption on any ground.  In order that you may be able to  plan your future with certainty, visit a  Medical Board as soon as possible and  find out if you are liable to be selected.  Your family and your employer are  interested as well as yourself.  Issued by ., ,  The Military Se rvice Council.    131 >-'<���������  share; ��������� what will -the; provincial .government- do? ..Judging from...the.past  few-month's, performance, the, Brewster-Oliver; administration-, may.  . hesitate about-doing-anything. . The B.  C;-government, as at.present.constituted is-not-a. sporting"-proposition. It  appears to be afraid     to,..take    "a  chance", on  any  of  the  natural  resources .of:-th.e .province.    .In..other  words it. has. cold  feet whenever it  comes...to setting, one  dollar out to  bring ..back. ten.. .  -"We,may be wrong, and-we .hope  w.e are.. .At.- the .same, time;;   if  we  are-, correctly,  informed . .the...  Hon.  John Oliver,, minister, of .agriculture  appeared.- Inclined to throw ..colduwa-  ter om.the. reclamation scheme at. the  recent ..conference,, stating,- .that ..there'  was plenty of.good_agricultural.land  in....British.- Columbia .that :could  be  -rendered.productive .without .resorting, to. expensive reclamation.schemes  .."John was singing.an entirely.different-song before the election of a  ;year. .ago..   His .-complaint,    at    that  time..-was that, .little- available., agricultural.-land ->there was in the province had .been alienated to. the speculators   and  various   friends  of  the  iBowsen administration..    And  it ; 13  ,fi.uite-likely, that-,John also ,s,angan  entirely, different anthem many, years  ago-when the dyking.-plans.with regard to..Delta; w.ere..pn tap."  The travelling expenses- j of  commissions , and ministers,. so  strongly condemned by. Mr  Brewster and Oliver in criticising the Bowser administra-  lion, will prove interesting  7'eading at the next session ' of  the House when these items are  presented.... The. fact is, .-.that  since Brewster and his colleagues took office it ..has been  pretty difficult to -And more  than one or two ministers in  A^ictoria at one time,except during the session of parliament.  Travelling at the. expense of  the surtaxed farmer..,.andJtmer.- "How can I profitably finish hogs at.  ���������Corn; barley, .'oats',-midlings':   and  pears quite-willing to dig-up. a fair] stort.s'are/possibly /the .five most de-  sirabie,.grains'and, meals for hogs in  Eastern Canada.  -With-.corn at from -'$88 to-$9 0 per  ton, ���������- barley $ 6 0 :'6ats at $ 6 5;, approximately,,..and...with : the. two 'former,  meals most difficult tp procure,some  cheaper grain-must  be  used, in the  finishing ration.    '��������� Wheat -middlings  and  shorts',   even   though ���������  high    in  .price^C^G approximately)'must be  relied   upon  for. .the  major  part  of  the meal .ration. . At the above price  middlings' offers ^digestible nutrients  .at a. lower-.net cost,, per ton than any  one of the grains previously mentioned.    By net cost is meant the total  cost of, the digestible nutrients, less  theic.manuri'al value.  - ^Oatsor barley, one .part, shorts  and.middlings, two parts with some  milk or, lacking the latter, ten per  cent oil meal, should supply as economical .a growing.ration as is generally, available. . With the likelihood  of a material drop in the price of  oats and . the more problematical  prospect of cheaper ��������� corn, when the  new-crop moves,-the -above- ration  could be improved. 'Corn, . shorts,  .and'oats, equal parts with skim-milk  is an excellent balanced ration. Tire  addition of corn, even as., a small  proportion, to the shorts, middlings;  skim-milk ration, wou'ld.'distinctly improve it as' a finishing ration. Corn  must, however, reduce materially in  price to be considered an economical  hog-feed.  At the present, time.feed wheat, as  procurable in Western Canada, forms  an excellent hog-feed, as has already  been  well demonstrated.       To    the  more central  and Eastern    sections  this particular feed is not generally  available.    In  many localities,  however, an elevator by-product known  as  buckwheat  screenings,   may  now  be, purchased.    Further .'information  concerning  the. .distribution  of   this  material-may be had from C. E. Austin, Manager Government    Terminal  Elevators, Fort William, Ont, or the  per cent;, broken wheat, oats andj total gains, stood first in-economical production per 100 pounds gain.  With the meal ration'valued at -.$28  per ton (1915 prices) and the buckwheat screenings at t$ 14.00 (nominal) the cost per pound gain was 4.7  cents in the case of the pigs fed'the  'former and 2.7 cents for those'-'fed  the latter ration. ��������� ��������� On"the"actual: prl-  fiax, 29 p.c; weed seeds, 9 p.c.;  chaff, 4 p.c. In view of the weed  seeds present it should be as finely  ground as possible.  Experimental evidence, as a fiord el  by swine feeding tests, at the' Central Experimental Farm, would go to  prove  that   this   material  is  of  con-  chant is a new found pleasure  Economical Finishing of Hogs  At Present Feed Prices  :   In choosing feeds ,  for, , fattening  hogs choice is of .necessity, more limited .than in the case of other,classes of stock.   .With young pigs, where  skim- milk and, pasture are available  the ..use of the higher .priced meals  and concentrates may.in.view of high  prices, b,e,limited and,f.ull benefit derived* .from the.fprmer .cheap, ..home-  produced .;Seeds.-,.,With .a reasonable  amount  of  wheat middlings,,, shorts  or., ground, pats,good growthy-pigsmay  Mius be produced. .For. .the. finishing  period..however,,a more.concentrated  -more > rapidly, fattening ..ration is re-,  quired. The .swine-feeder at once asks  siderable  value.    During the winter  of 1914-1.5. in'an. experment calculated tp. throw light on the value as a  hog-feed of .elevator by-products, as  represented by the various grades of  screenings, - " buckwheat    screenings  compared favorably .with a standard  nieal .and  milk  ration.    Two of the  nations   compared   were   as   follows:  No.   1  Shorts,. three parts;   corn,    3  parts: ��������� oil. meal,   1   part;   plus  skim  milk.    No.   2   Finely' ground ' buckwheat screenings  plus"   skim    'milk.  Without entering'into the-details of  this-test- (See-.'Experimentol' Farms  Report; Vol. l',-T915)  it-.may be sta-  'ted '.that .the . pigs   fed   buckwheat  screenings, while not so fat as those  .fed   the. .regular   meal   ration     and  standing therefore slightly lower in  ces paid or charged for meal skim-  milk and roots, and: figuring on'Jthe  basis of total produced by the' two  lots, buckwheat screenings ' showed  a comparative' value of $27.60 per  ton.  The swine feeder would be'well advised in making '-inquiry into' this  particular feed, the eastern distribution of which is controlled by the  Live Stock Branch at Ottawa.. From  the latter source-further announcements may be expected in the near  future.  The Bellevu'e Hotel'are'running the dining'room and selling non-tox beer.  -4mMI^MtbW#^<������  See me now about that Insurance  e  9  ''    ���������isj^fM'lftitffyiiitiintt������������ r. r  I have a large a-ad spleaadid s&pply^kf  r Raspberry Canes for sale afjow prices.  "Finest-quality.  present feed prices?"  J  Live  Stock  Branch   Department     of  Agriculture," Ottawa'.   -,  Analysis  of  this  particular  grade  of screenings reveals   the ��������� following'!'  constituents:  Wild    Buckwheat,    !38  AhbotsTG  ������������������&*  ^ <fe������m������gtMgggiiftMaa^^ \y  THT3 ABBOTgJtWitt POST, ABBOTSFOUD,  R  C.  r-f ���������->T*f.,*trn"-������--af>mti>nruwrfr"^Tf iv- WMtryji'������rw������wc-mcgiiivyMp^irv^M  ***u���������ur mmni ftr*  rrw-winwi m Mm, t^>Mw������v*T-t>  ������������n������*rt���������������fwinn������iyyw������\������T**������<tai&&������.**^m������-^iii i I'bmiil'a  steiMliii������^  i' <xw  bbotsfor  istricc-  ier; sons  e rreeaoiii  cen  in sendin:  e  '��������� i-.;  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed.  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  H. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed. .���������������  J. F. Green, killed.  Chas. Wooler,  (Killed)  A;  Witchell   (Killed)  M. Mallalue (Killed)  R.,Hughes (Killed)  H. Green (Killed)  0. Kidwell, killed. .  John Gillen, (Killed)  Sergt. C. T. McPhee  (KT'd)  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  A. J. Munro, (Prisoner)  \ L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm. Morgan (Invalided)  S. McPhee (Wounded)  D. Campbell,  (Wounded)  Albert Davenport (Wound'd)  F. Brown, invalided.  A. G. Adams. '  E. Anderton.  J. Aitken.  Stanley Attwood  I-I. Arnold.  F. Beale.  Steve Beebe .  C. Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed Barrett.  J. Bousfield..  W. Bowman.  A. A. F. Callan.  D. Campbell  J. H. Campbell  W. Campbell.  Tom Campbell.  E. Chamberlain.  E. A. Chapman.  Alex. Chisholm  Fred Colbourne  M. W. Copeland.  ".('.'(  T. Davis.  T. Donnelly.  J. Downie.  A. C. Dudden.  Paul Dutase  Andy Ellwood.  Wm. Evans  Norman Evans  Geo. Fadden  A. A. Ferniodr.  A. A. Fermor  S. Finch.  A.  F. Flummerfelt.  J. Fraser,    Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  D. G-eddes.  E. B. de la Giroday  Robert Gillen  G. N. Gillett.  H. Gordon.  G. Gougdi,  I-I. Green  H.  Grimley.  J. Hands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Healey.  A. Hicks.  O. Hicks.  Robt.  Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  R. Hughes.  T. M. ITutton  C. Hulton-Harrop.  V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  .JI. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  S. Knott.  Fred Knox.  Henry Knox. .;  W. Laird.  Geo. E. Leary      ������������������;  Roy Mains  T. Mawson.  Frank McCallum  J. McCormack.  Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGillivray.  II. McKinnon  Wm. Mclntyre  P. D. McLagan  Matt Nelson.  Jack Parton  Peter Pearson.  A. Pegram.  T. Perks.  R. Peters.  Major B. Pottinger  S. Ramsay  John Rhodes  M. Rhodes.  Geo, Sharp.  Robt. Sim. \,_     ']  I-I. Skipworth.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  R. Smart. i  T. Smeeton.  B. W. Suthern.   \  A. Teng. "���������  W. W. Thaw  L. Trethewey.  T. Usher.  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters  Thos. Walters  J. Welch. j'  A. Williams.  J. O. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Frank Wooler  Manlius Zeigler  U  m  we, woo  e Canadian  going to contribute  runcv as our snare,  e sacrifice or those who have  seas service.  or en-  ive a monthly subscription  .-J'::.. THEJ ABiBOTSPORD; POST, ABBOTSFOkf). & 6.  w.l,,l.,lv������,���������.iWff--fmH  ^^mwb������ nuy'"!"" w������n;;w������' m-muuiw"  aa  ��������� ��������� '  i"ni *m  SEEK  ������l  BUY YOUR  BACON, HA  SALT FIS  ETC.  From J. G. COPPING, the Pioneer Butcher,  ABBOTSrOKif, B. C.  AND SAVE MONEY  MaaaaaamzBta  AN  APPEAL  fj^lw������IUMfflffl"l"*in"^^  ,,JVT.  lefer To The  The'Telephone Directory is the standard book of reference because its infromation is always up-to-date and  reliable. In each issue of the directory oyer 7,0.00 corrections are made; or over 21,000 in one.year. The classified  section contains every business firm in Greater Vancouver.  Being the standard book of reference, no other publication presents such advantages to the advertiser. With  a circulation always in the home and in every office, there  is no better advertising medium .  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  An appeal has been received from  the Ualfour Military Sanatorium for  3 5 00 bulbs to be planted this autumn and the superintendent soldiers  comforts, '-'J" Unit, M. H. 0. C. will  be glad to receive donations of bulbs  or promises that they shall be forwarded to Balfour, so that the en  tire number may be suplied.  The following is a copy,of the ro  quest:  5 00 Tulip, Double White.  5 00 Tulip Single Red. ���������    ���������  400 Daffodils, Double.   ,  400 Tulip,. Single, Trumpet shaped  4 00 Narcissus.  7 00 Crocusses.  GOO Snowdrops.  '   10   Clay   pots  3.7 in.. 3.8 in.  1  Bushel ���������_Lawn Grass Soed  What lover of flowers will  gladly respond to this appeal  what, good news it is to hear, that  those patients arc able to work in  the garden. It is easily seen what a  difference there is between an interesting convalescence and monotonous  one. ' To plant tho bulbs, to tend and  care for them, to watch for the appearance of tho pretty blossom and  enjoy later the perfection ' of the  (lower will be a pleasure of anticipation and realization which will do  much to interest the convalescence  of the Returned Soldiers at Balfour  during the winter months.  Those willing to contribute will  please communicate with The Superintendent Soldiers Comforts, "J"  Unit, M. H.' C .Command, Shaugh-  nessy Conv. Hospital, Vancouver or  telephone Fairmont 2127.  (flower)    4.G   in.,  not  and  FINAL WORD FOR  MEDICAL BOARDS  jagfflaffiSftijj^^  $8.00   CHEQUE  GIVEN   AWAY  A number is given with every  pound of Malkin's Tea.  You might hold the lucky number.  You need the pound of tea in any  case. Buy now from Albert Lee.  ALKRT   LEE,   Grocsr  Official Bodies Must Pass on Each  Man Called Up Under Military  Service Act.  Ottawa, Oct. 9.���������A number of  doctors throughout the country have  been writing; here to ask if a certificate of physical unfitness from a family physician will be acceptable at  face value by a Medical Board instituted under.the Military Service Act  The answer returned was a prompt  negative.  Experience has ' shown that some  family physicians, are liable to be  placed in an awkward position if  certificates of physical unfitness  granted by them are competent to  secure freedom of responsibility  under the Military Service Act for  the sons of some of their patients.  Doctors might easily be subjected  to annoyances of a most disagreeable kind if the idea were to spread  that anyone of them, with a wave  of his pen, might exempt a young  man from military service. Under  the scheme by which the Military  Service Act is operated, the authorities will be guided by the .official  Medical  Boards.  port conscription in any form  and follow Laurier. The district feels'it rather an. honor  and ao should we all that the  Liberals would ask a .Judge to  step down from the Bench to  contest our constituency _ but  when the public know the full  story they will not take "hira  seriously. .Below is a true synopsis of his wanderings:  ' While the Conservatives have  been mobilizing the Man Power  and the Money Power of Canada, in the Compulsory Service  Act, the War Profits Act, and  the Income Tax Act, the Liberal'and Laurier opposition  meet them with the mobilization of Lung Power. So "Billy"  Mclnnes ceased to be a judge  and takes to the political field  as the Big Noise of British Columbia. Significantly, he goes  awy from his own territory  into Comox-Albcrni the only  district on the coast not connected with previous activities  of this political rocket.  With Billy it is always "time  for a change." That was his  slogan when as the Boy Orator  he contested Nanaimo in 1896,  for the House of Commons.  That was the year when Canada  turned from Conservative to Liberal, and change being in the  air Billy succeeded; and in a  few months he was at Ottawa  proclaiming himself as  Voice of the'Pacific. In  Commons he undertook to set  right the great Edward Blake,  with the result that the Toron-  [ to Globe administered to the  Boy Orator a castigation from  which he never recovered, and  when the time for the next election came Billy made a volunt-  a ry exit from the Commons. He  determined to save British Columbia instead of all Canada,  and stood for Nanaimo for the  legislature at Victoria.  The electors gave Billy another chance; and iii the legislature the problem of the successive ministries became how  to dodge his attempts to get  appointed a minister without  too deeply offending his fond  parent who was Lieutenant-  Governor.  Turner, Semlin and  Martin all could have had op-  lions on his talents within the  short space of two years,    but  in turn registered   the   sugest-  ion.    But   Billy   worked    Col.  Prior, who was next in order of  the shortlived array,of provincial premiers, and while   Prior  lasted Billy was in his glory as  Provincial Secretary; but,   this  was a matter of a few months  only.    Then he got himself appointed Commissioner for the  Yukon, only- to find that these  distant fields that had looked so  green were but ice-green    and  cold, so that in two years he  was back again claiming nomination in Vancouver   for   the  Commons.   But. Billy had made  so many voluntary .exits   from  good positions that the people  semed to have tired of. feeding  his ambitions, and he made   a  very sorry show of this candidature, and immediately became  a suppliant for another appointment, resulting in his becoming  a judge of the county court, Remarkable for him, he has held  that job  ever  since,  but  now  once  more  finds  that  he  has  been a misfit in "the place-of his  choice.    So the ex-M.    P.    for  Nanaimo, the ex-M. P. P., for  Nanaimo,    the    ex-Provincial  Secretary, the ex-Governor   of  the Yukon,    the    ex-candidate  for Vnacouver, the    ex-County  Court Judge   with   twenty-one  the'years of failure in   these   suc-  the cessive trusts, asks for a new  start  in  Comox-Alberni.���������The  Islander   Cumberland).  D  Red Cross Trench Cap  THE "BIG NOISE" OF  MUTISM  COLUMBIA  Judge Mclnnes has resigned  his seat .upon the bench to contest Comox-Alberni in the Liberal interests. He cannot sup-  Heavy wool, 4 large needles.  Cast on 96 stitches, 32 on each  needle. Rib 2, purl 2, for 25 rows  knit 6; purl two, for 22 rows. Nar-'  row second stitch on each end of  needles until you have 8 stitches  left, 4' on each of 2 needles. Thread  a needle with end of wool buttonhole  round the 8 stitches to finish cap.  Exemption   Tribunals   Named  The exemption tribunals have been  named. ' At Abbotsford the tribunal  is Clias. Hill-Tout and Alex. Cruick-  shank. At Haney, John Laity and  George O. Buchanan.  The first named is that of the'  County Court and. the second that of  teh  board of selection.  BeOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF  TRAB  AMI i. JJ!������I������������1W 11. LIV*. ���������.������A'-M-tf , . A. ~  ; -^wt!iJ'.  im!iffl2BI8BBHBBBBBL  J. H. JONIi  Funeral Director  Delivery made on Thursdays if desired  Or sent by express1     16 cents per pound  From J* A.. Bates, Mission City  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Misaen City  B. BMEEY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders Freraptly  Filled  Auto  For  Mire.  Give us a call and you w4U  be used right every time.  ABBOT&FOK������, B. 0..  1 ^aaoo*  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  , ���������' r ' 1   ���������: ���������   -i  Meeting Held First M@nday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  witk unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or ^formation regarding the farm and fruit lands of  tke district, and industries already established.        J)  Alexandria  33E  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly' Modern  M.   MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B: C.

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