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 M  I  tit  Vi  A  I'  ^r  ���������4V-r<*i-t>><������  ���������;*.<^ ������������>*  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  v^'^"'  &*������1  Vol. XII., No. 26.  ABBOTSFORD. B, C.   FRIDAY.    OCT. 13, 1916  'Siii:<s������;)!r!di!������������> o  $1.00 per Year  ILL'S STORE NEWS  TUN CANADIANS-AT  COl-ltCMIjHTTM  fc  ISv  -mm           ������  <m  1   '   '  ilBi'  M:  ��������� -  ^flBH*                 fi  S  w'  S      :  WW                  i  ���������orsets  AL $1.00, $.1..25 and ' ' ; .$1.75 j������������r pair  Ladies' .House Dresses; each' ... .$1.25  Ladies' Blouses, each, $.1.25, $1.50, $1.75 and   $2.00  Ladies' Cashmere Stockings^, per pair1 \.. . 50^  4  3,  3  9.  pairs for '  $1.00  pair lor   '  $1.00  pair lor   ' $1.20  pair for    ' $1,00  specials :  f   '  Sun-Maid Raisins, 2 packages for   ,,....-... .25^ '  Dromedary Dates, 2 packages for 25^  Malkins' Best Pancake. Flour, each 25<������  Taylor's  Infants" Delight Toilet Soap,  3  cakes ,foi\ .25^-  Wagstaffe's Marmalade, 2 rb Tins for...;.:' 25^  Mack's Np-Rub, per bar ; 5^  GAZLEY BLOCK ABBOTSFORD, B. C  The people of Abbotsford were  glad to welcome our soldier boys  Walker Wallace and Frank McCallum back on their leave of Sunday  and Monday of this week.  Mr. Perry J. Starr and his bride  arrived home after visiting the coast  cities.  Mr. Weir, Snr., was visiting in  Ashcroft this  week.  Miss G. Davenport spent the  Thanksgiving holiday in Bellingham.  Miss G. Payne was the guest of  Mrs. Fraser over Sunday.  Mr.. T. McClanahan is home from  U. S. to spend the winter.  Miss Lulu and , Rosilda Zeigler  were home for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Mrs. Zeigler entertained Miss Yager at Thankksgiving. dinner.  Miss D. Parton was ill for a couple of clays last week.  Miss Yuong spent Thanksgiving  with Mrs. Swift.  Mrs. McMaster entertained friends  over Sunday..  Mr. L. McPhee is back in Abbots-  ���������fprcl..'  Mr. G. Kerr has taken Mr. Sumner's position in Lee's store.  The annual Thanksgiving meeting  of the Abbotsford Auxiliary of the  Women's Missionary Society will be  held on Wednesday October 18 at 8  p. m. in the church when an illustrated lecture on the New Hebrides  will be given by Captain J...I. Logan  who recently visited the islands.  Miss Phepoe, Vancouver; Report of  work done by the Local Branch, by  Mrs. Parton; other numbers by local  talent.    Admission Free.  A generous collection is hoped for  to help along this good work of caring for our wounded boys, who are  giving their all for their country.  DEATH'S GRIM REAPER  The funeral of the late Nettie Trethewey took place in Vancouver yesterday, the Rev. J. L. Campbell officiating.  The deceased young lady was a-  bout 23 years of age and had. gone to  the upper country for the benefit of  her health and died at Midway, B. C.  She leaves besides father and mother, four brothers and two sisters,  and a large circle of friends to mourn  her early demise.  On J I>AV, OCTOIiHR   I M:li  Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Machell of  Matsqui announce the engagement of  their daughter Gladys, to Mr. l< rank  Ansbery Beharrel. The marria'-'s will  cake lace at the family residence on  October 18.  REV ..I. IV CONN  OUTS A CALL  Abbotsford Red Cross Will Celebrate  Our Day  An entertain ment will be held in  the Gazley..Hall.on Thursday, October  19th, promptly at'1 S o'clock  A programme will be rendered as  follows;  Short Recital by the pupils of Misses Steede; Toy Symphony, Misses  Steede's pupils; Trio, Miss Steede,  Miss Jackson, Mr. Rix; Red Cross  Address. Archdeacon Heathcote ol:  Vancouver; Prisoner of War Address,  Word has' been received that the  Rev. J. T. Conn, so well known in  Mission City, has received a call to  Markdale, Ont., Presbyterian church  He is now in Mathcson, where ho  made ahame for himself by his heroic devotion during the recent fires  in New Ontario.  Timothy Eaton refused a car cf  of prunes shipped by Chilliwack, at  55(J,'but bought a car of I-iatzic at  80c\ which were sold at $1.00 thus  breaking the prune market in Winnipeg.  'Tho following is lakei. from die  London Daily Impress, '���������ilate,d September 20. ������  I*  Beyond 'our now line (lie .enemy is  raging  like an   angry  hull.  i  Sledgehammer blows have not regained  him an '.inV.h  of lost ground  nevotheless- he   lunges . out,   first   a-  gjiiust Courco'loUe, then aganst Mar-  tinpuich; butting his IC'oikI against an  immovable Fcrnch army    and   .then  nosing  back  along  the  new  British )  -line always in the hope of finding a  crack  which  can ;be widened into a  gsfp.    Seven- days and  nights of defeat have added to his impotent ang-  -cr;   till  he  rages  up  and  down  the  Somme, wholly disregarding von Fal-  kenhayn's-warning against the Avaste  oi:  munitions and    sacrificing    men  and shells in a-perfect orgy of hate.  There.was a delightful little scene  in' tho battered main street of Cour-  celette, where the' French Canadians  rounded up a Bavarian battalion "com.  inander���������a   real   "baron���������  who   gave J  way .to a truly  German outburst of  anger   and   despair   when   he   found  that his captors were fewer in number than the.-troops he commanded.  You must imagine^t.his scipn.,oJI a  minor princely house, with his hands  in the. air and the light of fury shin-  'ing through his .eyeglass, surrounded  j by a group of watchful. French-speak'-  | ing-infantrymen from  Quebec.       A-  rouncl him reluctant members of his  garrison were being bombed into the  light   of   day   or   surrendering   to   a  shining .bayonet, with the usual formula:  "Pardon, kamerad!" Then tho  arrival   of  a   French-Canadian   commander,    and    a    conversation     in  French .between victor-and prisoner,  Finally the eruption of red-hot German profanity, Uowing like lava over  the. politer   language  of   diplomacy.  He stamped and bellowed. -,  " * * * -vve chastened him," said  a spectator of this breezy interlude.  "Oh, yes, we brought him low with a  rush. Before long he was ,so tame  lic'd eat out of our hands."   '.  The angry baron' made an humble  exit from Courcelette with his hack  to the German army, walking before  a f-le ol wounded Bavarians. He  had obic-cied to finding his way to tho  British lines through <ne heavy 0=r-  inan eir.i.fu'u- fire find, successive  waves of advancing Canadian l.ro.sp.s  pointing cut that ho vtas in danger  oi! being killed by his own gunners  "You have got to take your  chance," said the Canadian officer  grimly., "If the Germans fire on you  it's your  funeral,   not  ours."  They did go on firing, as a matter of fact, and the baron���������still further chastened���������reached the first  British dressing station with a shrapnel wound  in  his  leg."  Fear of Airmen  I make the following extracts from j  captured   German   documents- which  show   the .growing   fear   of   British'  airmen and the effectiveness of our  artillery:  To Battalion Headquarters. 211th  Regiment on September  11:  The company has had very heavy  losses, and cannot hold the sector  in the event of an attack. The losses are chiefly owing to our own  heavy artillery. No contact on the  right * * '* Attack on us appears to  bo impending. Communication with  the right cannot be maintained, since  everything is flattened out.  Your Ad. in This Paper  BECAUSE  THE- RIGHT PEOPLE ARE  LOOKING FOR YOUR AD.  If you COULD (although, OF COURSE, you  can't) stop every man you meet on the streets  asd ask: "Do you want to buy a pair of shoes?"  (Or any other kind.of goods) You might-find .  half a dozen who would say "Yes." Perhaps not  one of these, however, would want to buy the  article you want to sell.  If������your advertisement, however, were - to . be  printed in these columns  this week,  it would  "stop". EVERY MAN IN ,TOWN WHO WANTS'  TO BUY SHOES,  OR    CLOTHES,    OR    ANY  OTHER ARTICLE���������-and it wouldn't "stop" any-,  one who didn't want to buy-    That's the beauty  of tire advertising -way of finding a buyer.     The  ad. finds the buyer through the simple process, of  being easily and readily found BY the buyer -  And if, among the prospective buyers of goods,  there is one to whom your goods would be a bargain, and your ad. is a'convincing one, you'll sell  what you want to sell.  (THIS SPACE FOR SALE)  9)  It must once more be pointed out  that   the   establishment   of   anti-aircraft guns in the rear and near rest  billets is absolutely necessary.       In  the case of aircraft flying really low,  as  it  is  reported  they often  do,   it  must be possible to shoot them down  if a  belt ot! fire is  laid in front of  them   into   which   they   have -to   fly.  There is no chance of success if the  airmen themselves are aimed at.  From an Army Order of the Higher  Command, signed by Gen. von Below, dated August 29th:  According to reports from    Headquarters,   hostile  airmen  have  sustained quite trivial losses from    the  machine-gun lire of our troops. The  theory that hostile'aircraft are protected by armour against infantry-is  not correct.     Vigorous  firing at  the;  enemy's  firing  men   has  every  prospect of success, and must bo attended  to.The entrance to dugouts must be  concealed in order to render it difficult   for   enemy   airmen   to   observe  them.  Other captured documents show  a marked shortage of-remounts, oci-r,  , and hay for some months past. An  order of the 6th Corps states thai  horsse are to be spared as much as  possible. Another admits that the  quality of the horses sent up from  the lines of communications is deteriorating. Mention is also made of  the intention of issuing small Russian horses.  GIKliS   AS   BANK   CLERKS  ��������� The statement of the Royal Bank  officials to an Eastern paper that they  now employ 700 women iu their various offices as compared to only 25 0.  previous to the-war, serves to draw  added attention to another phase .of.  the  poweriul  currant  of  these,   our  times    Incidentally the management  state that taken as a whole these wor  men are very satisfactory    They are  largely young girls    recruited    from  business colleges and the.usual business channels, but of late a new element has crept into the supply. This  is in reference to the fact that girls  of ��������� well-to-do. families  who  had  not  previously considered    working    are  now beginning to fill the gap created  by the absence of other bread winners or else simply in answer to the  more insistent demand for their services.    This is stated to be particularly true in the case, of the Halifax  branches.  PRISONERS OF AVAR FUND  Neiv Koad For Matsqui  At the last meeting of the 'Matsqui council Coun, Phinney gave notice that he would introduce a b'vlaw  to establish a road from the Wright  From an order of the 1st Guard Re-j road easterly to the old Abbotsford j tlie  serve Division: road, 66 feet wide.  CFrom Fraser Valley Record)  The sum of $33.50 was sent in to  Mrs. Sillitoe for the month of September: $25 coming from the regular  subscribers to the circle and $9 from  the Library, in all $34.25 of which  7 5 c' was expenses. Miss Lily Cather-  wood lias joined iis and did much  good work.last month bringing in  several subscriptions. Nearly fifty  more books were donated per Mrs.  Mathewson, Mrs Rattray also brought  jus several new ones.  We have on hand 57.50 from two  pairs of stockings knitted and presented by Mrs. Houlder and raffled  by Mrs. Giles with which to add to  usual parcels some extra good  things for Xmas.  ff(  ill ^  ill  I'Jl  THE ABBOTSFORD POST. ABBOTSFORD, B.o.  M5JW  THE ABBOT SFORD POST  Published 'livery* Frlduy by The Post Publishing. Coinpuuy  A-weeltly Journal.-devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertisiing  rates; made- known ,on  application  ''       Our.'Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor  agin'   the   Government  J.A.BATES,. -        -       /Editor and'Proprietor  FRIDAY,^ OCTOBER 13, 191'G  ���������There is one important question that re-  ' quires the attention of. our government-r-we  cannot,say whether it would be the provin-  ' cial or dominion, it matters not so long as  the matter is settled so. that the marketing  of B..C. products for their full.value becomes  a reality and to,the benefit of the farmers  and. fruit, growers of the province.,  Last week the Worn ens Institutes met     at  Cloverdale and one of the important questions  that came up for discussion was that of marketing.    We are  pleased' to see the ��������� women  take this matter up, and only hope that ..they  ��������� will'be able to solve the problem���������the men of  the Valley cannot.      Even  the  Westminster  Columbian thinks the question    is    in    good  hands, and starts in to say something.     This  is what the Columbian has to say editorially:  "The conference    of    Women's    Institutes  for ,the Lower Mainland have, like many another public body of the Frase rValley,- found  that  the  problem  of  better  marketing was  bound to intrude in. any discussion, as1 to-im-  .   proving farming and: home.'economy-'Conditions in a region that for fertility and varied  ��������� production  of foodstuffs  has  no  equal,  but  which- lacks1, that co-operation in the business  end of. the.industry such, as .will, give a full  and,profitable,return to the tillers of the soil  Itf-.is gratifying that the women of the rural  districts iiave discussed this question, and it  is to be, hoped    that they will continue    to  give it consideraion until such time as they  approach farther on the way to absolution  than'the-men of the Valley and city.    For the  problem? is; still insistent, and particularly so  in the fall of the year, when    markets    are  gutted with seasonable fruit and vegetables'.  wlhich ..the local consuming centres can not  absorb readilyl all at once, and "Which-   condition-lowers''the'-returns-to the-farmer, fruit  growers and 'vegetable producer.  "The'report's-,on. the markets  these, days  ���������as-s'-to   :the'    -shamefuloccasional    treatment.  of:consignments -by dealers ��������� in the big cities,  is,also ,,but.vanother  proof that the  remedy  for, a condition that robs the producer of the  just'fruis of his'labor is still to seek.    It was  .   this-condition'that-the Fraser Valley Development' League- set itself to -remedy,and some  progress' was-made, but;lack of- support from  the .'rural municipalities,  the criticism, that  is bound.to arise when any body is active in  seeking to change old conditions,    and   the  failure to make headway in the co-operative  movement,-militated' against the ,:success   of  the League's efforts.    The    only   visible   result- of- the- expenditure, of   much. money and  -individual enthusiasm - has been    the  . creation of a; new government job which has ap-  . parently become so important that the Valley  interests,' which the  ��������� appointment    was    to.  serve, have-been overlooked,, and the net result is that a 'share of the Dominion government grant ��������� which  should  go  to  promoting  the co-operative marketings idea, particularly i  "from an -educational    standpoint,    helps    to  support the- salary of the Fraser Valley markets   commissioner   who    either    has    been  loaded with-so many-duties or. has not    the  'inclination to undertake disagreeable duties  connected with the office,  that there is not  that aid, support, direction or stimulus to the  co-operative marketing idea.which was to be  expected when the ' position    was    created.  Without government leadership in this what  success is o'be expected, when the well known  strong individualism of the agricultural producers are known?    The Department of Agriculture has shown that leadership counts in  organizing the communty efforts of the   people on the'farms by their support and encouragement     to     agricultural      institutes.  Why'could not-government leadership    also  make success of co-operative marketing in the  Fraser Valley, and elsewhere in    the    province?"  If the. Dominion government gives the province an agricultural grant for educational  purposes,-that is- what it should be used for.  The horticultural department   at   Victoria  has* done a lot of good work in the past, but  .-we do  not -believe that department has as  yet reached :its -limit of good work for the  fruit growers of,the province; neiher do   we  ���������believe the department has done all it can do  vto assist-the growers in the solving., of; their'  problem of marketing the products of    the  Valley.    We are even inclined to think there  ���������are.;members of that department who know  very, little for - what< they were appointed for  except to draw their salary.  LOST���������KODAC between Clover  Station and .Abbotsford in the  road September 17th ,1916;  The finder will ;:please . take  to the Royal Bank'.at Abbotsford  and receive a'reward of $10:00  J.-R. Berry, Sardis, B. C.  There hardly passes a day .but. we hearsome  tiller of the-soM .say, Oh, if, you come out, to  my, place I will, give- you all- you want, if you  ���������will take- it away.. It may be some- Kinds of  fruit, or��������� vegetables. If there-..were,.proper  marketing conditions . in ��������� the \ Valley this  Valley there would; be no^wastage, of'the, pro-  . ducts, especially in view of the fact that so  much is imported into the province each year.  What is the use of asking .the people to  produce, more.when the marketing conditions  'are in the present primitive state.   ,'  FROM OUR EXCHANGES  ���������;Ok  <$  The Dominion Trades and Labour, congress  which was in session in'Toronto last week  has gone on record as being in favour of the  Dominion government taking control of the  food prices in Canada.  .' To.the urban population such a step would  be very welcome at the. present time but  where  would  this .end?  Since the farmer-who Is1 the.; producer of  most food stuffs, might-be, hard'.-hit, by.-such  legisation, would.' he,..in .turn, not..be justi-  'fied.ih asking-.the. government ;ito regulate  the?.price of farm implements and; all other  . commodities which go' to make up ihis requirements for producing those food.istuffs.. What  then? To regulate the piucer.-ofi.the farmers'  equipment might mean. also.: toi.regulate- the  wages of men'--employed-.- in,, the -.manufacturing of them. -This:-bring8 usiback: again to  where we started���������The Trades. ,and .Labour  congress.' The' "congress. in ��������� .passirfg :the a-  bove resolution-may->be>starting;'a.movement  which will lead-up to-a-reduction:,in the-wa-  ges.of some--of its -members.���������rRediclice Review.  .ten  ��������� ">i'-ifiX ���������  ���������~M.'rtW|,  &:  3&S  If an advertiser could make every advertisement, and every word in it, do its best work for  him, he would make a record and invariably hit  the bull's eye.   Perhaps such a score is not pj.ssi-  . ble, but the rifle with which he shoots, may be the  best possible, thus enhancing his chances for a  ��������� perfect score.  The one best rifle, the nearest to perfect in a  vertising-, is the newspaper. Others have bee  tried and are being' tried by new and inexperien  ed advertisers; but'as they watch results ai  grow in wisdom, they put'their faith primarily  the newspaper, The example, of these expe  ienced ones is worth following.  d-  n  c-   -ffl  id  in  I  %  m  vfl  ittMl  A man down in-Kentucky-was bitten ..by a  rattle snake, cured himself "by-drinking 'a  quart of corn-whiskey. .Since-:this news has  leaked out this district should -<be- more .popular than ever as-a summer-resort.  A man can hardly blame the^Meritt Herald  for being tickled-when the ��������� opposition -goes  out of business. We: have-been' there and we  know how it goes* to- see1 the'-bt-her^fellow-'lie  down and quit, and the Herald -puts '��������� it-very  mildly too.    Here-is -what-'it; says:  "During the course of ��������� the years ��������� newspapers are called upon to record the birth, life,  actions and: death of ! individuals, industries  governments. Sometimes the - mission is -, a  'glad one; "sometimes it is sad. ��������� On April 18:  1913, the Herald recorded the passing of the  Nicola Valley News. ''That'was the1 "old"  News. -About a year later it-recorded a rebirth, or resurrection, whichever1 it was, of a  "new" News, under new management. This  ���������week it is-our painful lot-to-rcord- the-'demise  of the infant. The child "barely lived three  short summers and two long' winters, and  now that the cold fingers Of frost are creeping-near it found the coal'bin empty and decided to again shuffle off its mortal coil. The  News is dead, but'The Herald still lives!  "The last rejuvenation of the dead by its  sponsors was somewhat spectacular. With  much gusto those who were responsible for  the resurrection made it known that the  "new" News intended to put the Herald  out of business." But the News is dead and  The Herald still lives. .-  "Sad are the words which might be said,  but sadder still are those we will leave un-  uttered. Suffice it to say that there never  was a field here for two local newspapers and  anyone who becomes beguiled into the belief  that-he can make a second one stick against  an old-established publication that has served the people well, is entitled to go to bat.  In the meantime, the News is dead, and The  Herald still lives!"  ABBOTSFORD   DISTRICT BOARD OF   TRADE  President, Hope Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Abbotsford, B. C.  ?%  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  -Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  ������������������with.unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  the district, and industries already established,      -   m  :Pliotograp!i=Nd0dth2,et  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B.  C.      :-:  The most important factor in the increased  cost of paper in Canada is the increase cost  of labor.. Canadian mills are exporting about  2,-000 tons of, paper daily a::, .against less-than  1,000 during the same time in 1914. Ail publishers will rejoice that Canadian mills are so  prosperous. They deserve it, for many of  them have been through most,troublous periods. But is it quite fair to Canadian publishers, who are the mouthpiece of the.people of  Canada, that this country should suffer in any  way in order to supply our .neighbors���������and  many of hem our competitors���������across the  border.  See me now about that Insurance  A.,..jI\^������  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  F*iS"5JF'SWi'-&-m-A'-y>-''-!;''ia'i������ ������������������AtfV"MJ������4i!f"������i.-'������'MiV-A atKfaT'JiJWJ'  HHBW^ Ifp.  THE ABBOTSFOKD POST, ABBOTSFORD, i. C.  ^1,pW!uoiii^^^i)jimu'<maijn1jj^i������^itTO>WXwgr';  mmmm  mmmmk  tlM'w'1'"''W������W"n������M������Ui^Mffl5tiir,iwiiMiiiai������m^  i ... ���������  Abbotsford and District has done magnificently in sendm;  Ler sons to  e freedom an  mpire and her  s ol  BOLL Of hojnok  '<!���������������������������  Unveiled With tiie   Names   of  More Than Seventy Names  February 6tli, 1016.  Rev. J. L. Campbell of the  Presbyterian Church on Sunday ���������  February 6th unveiled a roll of  honor in respect and memory to  the volunteers-and soldiers who  ���������have gone to the front from  Abbotsford and district. The  text from, which ..he spoke was  "Greater love hath no man,  than this, that he lay down his  life for his friend," and as an illustration the famous painting  "The Great Sacrifice" was used.  The roll contains over seventy  names, the- first seven . named  ���������having already given their lives  for 'King and Country.'  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.  F. Brown, invalided.  H.  Grimley.  A. Teng.  A. Hill-Tout. j  L. Trethew;ey.  J. Fraser,  C. T. McPhee.  S. McPhee.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  G. E. Hayes.  , M. Rhodes.  A. Hicks.  0. Hicks.  Chas. Wooler.  G. Gough,      .*  A. R. Flumme'r'felt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden.  D. Geddes.  .11. Johnston.  P. J. McLagan.  J. Hands.  . S. Knott.      ���������  W. Laird. . j'  ,  . H. Gordon. -V  "A. G.AdamsT  G. N. Gillett.  J. Aitken.  O.'Kidwell, killed.     .   .    "  R. Hughes.  T. Usher.  T. Perks.,  A. Pegram.  B\ Pottinger.  B. W. Suthern.  E. A. Chapman.  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue    .,,  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. Fermodr.  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton.  A. A. F. Callan.  J. Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters. ���������  T.Davis. ���������'������������������'���������������������������  T. Mawson.  Geo. Knox, died, pneumonia.  Henry Knox. ,  Fred Knox.  R. Smart.  S. Finch.  W. Bowman.  E. Chamberlain.    *  T,  A  K. Huggard. j  J. Munro.  Smeeton.  Williams.  J. McCormack.   ,  John Gillen.  Hilliard Boyd.      .  D. Campbell  J. Downie.  Percy Wilson.      \        . , f . ...  Manlius Zeigler ���������'-.-'  Ed Barrett.  ���������   V. Hulton-Harrop.  --W. Campbell. .   -  Stewart McGillivray.  E. B. de la Giroday  Jack Parton  '   I-I. Skipworth  R. Ramsay  .. Tlie   following -have   recently   enlisted for overseas service:  A.   Mitchell.'  Peter Pearson.  Geo. Sharp.  F. Beale.  I-I. Arnold.  Tom Campbell.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. O. Williams.  Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  Andy Ellwood.  J.' L. Sansom  John Sinclair.  Albert Davenport.  Joe. King.  Guthrie King.  Matt Nelson.  Matt Higginson.,  / AI  at are we, who are left behind, going to contribute  towards  G  anadian ratnotic rund, as our share,  or en~  to equal the sacrifice of those who have  erseas Service.  ive a mon  tion.  iippp THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOBD, B.  C.  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ��������� Jteef, Veal, 'Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  LITTLE FOLKS' CORNER  .Edited, by BESSIE BUNYAN  OOTOIIKK  ace,  HBBSMSSMWm  iw%2mzffiffi������mmm!Bm WBgmngdZgst*.  9U>c  =C5=  |as������  mpnrnmrwmMumu\mmMi\v^m.v������ifasmsmm^  > 4M i  ABBOTSFORD, B. O  ,   Strictly first-class in every respect.    The bar is  stocked with the. best of wines, liquor and cigars,   ���������  URATES,   $ l.SO  TO  $2.00  PER  DAY  g A. J. HENDERSON & SONS  o<f������;  PROPRIETORS  t  How About Your  A FIRM IS OFTEN JUDGED  BY ITS STATIONERY. WHY  HAVE CHEAP PBINTING  WHEN WHEN YOU CAN-  GET NEAT PRINTING DONE  ojv good paper at this  office, almost as cheap  as plain paper. bring in  y;ur orders for  Letter Heads, Envelopes,  tatemeots,1  f  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ONLY UP-TO-DATE PLANT IN  THE DISTRICT ORDERS CAN  BE PILLED WHETHER BIG  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  AS REASONABLE AS IN   THE  CITIES JUST AS GOOD AS  WORK TOO. IF YOU HAVE  A LARGE   .  IT  CAN BE  DONE  AT  THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  HAVJE THE FRASER VALLEY RECORD    SENT  TO YOUR FRIENDS.    $1.00 Per Year.  Printer and Publisher  MISSION CITY, BD C.  yy^i^t*^g^,i^^w^  FOR  Seat Grades  price  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  i  A  pensive shadow on  lier  Lit up with'soulful eyes,  A being of unmeasured grace,  ���������  Her gown of many dyes. ���������  The aster?} and the golden rod  Are thronging at'''her feet;  And yellow'fields of harvest time  Her maiden presence greet  Tlie drifting leaves of red and gold  Her queenly  head adorn  The while she looks like Ruth of old  Across thefields of corn.  any change in them.   Whom  THR STARS AND CAVTMdMKN  Stars aid the cattlemen on tlie  great Western plains as much as  the North Star aids the mariner at  sea, but to the cattlemen the stars  are a warning as well as a guide. A  keen watch is kept especially on the  seven stars of .tho Great Bear and  tho live stars outlining the letter W  in (.he constellation of Cassiopeiao  When the cattle are rounded up for  tho night tho foroman of tho cattle  herd, tells the first, guard to watch  those  stars   and  report  to   him,     if  BOAR!) OF TRADE  HOLDS  ROUTING   ON  THNAKSGIV1NG  air is heavy the stars seem near  but when tho air grows luimifci-j incial police for renewal of the  hotel 'licence to sell liquor by retail iu the hotel known as the  Abbotsford Hotel, , situate at  Abbotsford, in the Province of  ���������British Columbia.  . Da1Nod this 1'lth day of September, 191 G.  A. J. .I-.11j]i\::WRSON,  Applicant.  (From Fraser Valley Record)  The Board of Trade held their regular meeting on Thanksgiving evening with a good attendance.  Several matters of importance  were before the board for discussion  Among these was the question of  the ferry across the Fraser at Mission City. There was some inkling  of a change of the service came to  the ears of the board and the meeting took up the matter with its old  vim and energy when ferry is mentioned. Some time ago a more extended service .was asked for���������from  6 a. m. to 12 p. m., and this resolution was again endorsed and will be I  sent to Victoria, togther with a petition handed in to the board by a few  of the business men of the town.  Uicre is  di  f.r  they seem further away. ���������   .  If' the night is heavy, few stars  are seen, but as the barometer  changes more stars come into view.  Then the cow-boy on guard says, "An  other star out, Sir". The foreman  tells him to double the guard and  call him if, the cattle get restless.  The -guard is doubled ,but the cattle  grow restless apparently without roa-  son. They have been lying close together chewing, their cuds but sudden lly got ii]) and walk round and  round in circles. When the cowboys notice this they begin to sing  very loud and the cattle genera Illy  lie down again. if they do nol  check the cattle a stampede is likely  to occur, which is very dangerous,  as wild cattle often kill men trampling ,.thorn under their feet rushing  onward to their own destruction.  According to cattlemen this sudden  restlessness' is due to the change in  the atmosphere as the steer unliko  our modern cow is a high-strung and  nervous  animal. j  An K.YCollent Idea '  At the suggestion of. Conn Icelander of'Matsqui tho council are taking  steps to have tho weights of loads  curtailed, which are to be hauled  over the roads during the wet weather.  LlQCOli ACT ,1910  (fteciioii 4.1)  Notice is hereby given that  on the first day of December  next, application will be made  to the Superintendent of Prov-  l-'Oll   SAUO~~-,Thorouglibred  dale Pups, Countrybrod, 7 weekf  N. Mill. Alihofsl'ord.  I������.' (J,  -\ ire-  old.  SILVER   CROSS  FOR  MOTHERS  While the discussion of the ferry  was before the board it was agreed  by those present who have occaslonto  use the ferry that the service given  by the present crew was good, in  fact could1 not be better but that the  traffic and the business interests of  Matsqui and Mission demanded a service as asked for by the board.  The extension of the time of the  ferry may warrant a second crew being appointed.  The fire committee will have the  chemical engine fixed the money in  the bank ,to-the credit of the committee being used for that purpose.  But you should have seen the  president's face when the motion of  Messrs J.. A. Catherwood and M. F.  Shook was read. That expression  might be' put under three headings  ���������first, one of surprise that some one  had beat him to it, second, one of  condemnation; and thirdly, one of  approval unless some one did not a-  gree with the motion... A poor lone  bachelor had the courage to oppose  the motion, and his first speech a^  the board was heard. The motion  was laid on the table for a month un-  'til the important matter ��������� had been  thoroughly discussed, when each  member will receive due notice that  his presence is required at the beard.  The following was the motion' That  this board views with pleasure the  j:;tension of the franchise to the women of B. C and hereby invites the  ivomen of the district co join tbo  Mission City board of trade.  The next meeting of the Board  should be held on Monday, November  13 th.  1 see that my friend W .A. Fraser  well-known as a Canadian novelist  and short story writer, has been  writing to the newspapers, suggesting that there might be a silver  cross instituted for the mothers of  Canadian soldiers who have fallen in  battle. In' a communication to the  Toronto Star, Mr. Fraser puts forward his suggestion as follows:  "I would like to suggest that Canada might pay a beautiful and deserved tribute to the mothers of slain  Canadian soldiers by having struck.a  medal which-might be called the Silver Cross. Men could take off their  hats when they met a woman with  this medal on her breast, who would  be known by this emblem to have  made the sacrifice that Mary, made  when she gave her Son for the good  of men."  The idea is a good and touching  one, and I do not think that many  people would object to it. Mr. Fraser  makes no suggestion, apparently as  to how it should be carried out.  Should it not be done by the Federal  Parliament, and the medals be struck  at the mint at Ottawa?-���������Diogenes in  Vancouver Province.  ADVERTISING  FOR ���������  ADVERTfiSSSMG  Wo   w������ft   dovotc   this   opneo  regularly to a oorloa of advar-  tloomcnto to Cumulate Intoroat '  In our Clnsulflod  Want Ada.  Wo arc pubVfelty ndvocatoo  and prnctico our own procoptc  bocauao ,������o approclato thnlr  vatuo.  Thin etirroe will bo prognant  with pcrtlnont polnto of (ponoral  Interest, whether you wish to  buy or soil, to employ or bo  employed, to bprrow or to lond,  to find a finder or an owner,  ���������*��������� It will pay us to run thoao  advertisements. That ia tho  beet proof wo have to offer that  it will be profitable to you to.  use our Classified Want Ad.  Columns.  o  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  IM  IM&f^MlfaJKISU^IHWBialBlMHTwiHfH  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  !3tfonaaDr3QBaD0QBaoE3  h|hM  53  IS  5.  ������  I  K  I  k  a  u  I  FEED STABLES  J>. EMERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders Promptly Filled  Auto  For  Hire.  Give us a call and you will  be used right every time.  AKJBOTSFORD, B.  C.  N^m^T^wwnilm������^.������<.CTIV������ir������firrprva-aiij^..F,^lio.li^.r.  exandna  dn  =^j  The Surrey Dyking Commission  are making active. preparations for  the new dyke which has been authorized from the Nikomekl river to the  Woodward hill and surveyors are in  the field now.  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly -Furnished  'Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON,  B   C.  ,1  4  ������  j  I  a  I  n'l

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