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 31  ,:.''  J t'!  Vol. XII.,' No.' 2 4.  With which is incorporated "The HuntingdoaJ^^I  ���������~���������  *������������������ ' ������������������.-.������������������������>���������   _   '������������������' .";���������.���������"."."." '-   -   '.'.'-��������� rr*"*TJ..  '.."  ' '.'.'".. , vi'JA.iV .''iw'   -  4BB0TSF0UD. 13, C.  FfllDAY,    OCT. 6 19.16  8     *$1.00 per Year  ^EDniflllSlBflfflSBpi^^ 0!; It LO IS .DON jj.li HTTKJfc  r  HILL'S STORE NEWS  A New Line of  ik  At Reasonable Prices  ie NEWEST STYLES  White Middy Blouses, each   . .' $1.25  While Fi'.ncv Muslin ('.'.louses, each, $1.00, $1.75 and $2,25  White Vesting Clolh Blouses, each . . .' $1.75  Fancy Colored Blue and White Blouses, eacli $2.00  Dark Blue Blouses, full weight, each $2������00  House Dresses, assorted colors, all sizes, each $1.25  REMNANTS-  -A  TABLE  OF SHORT ENDS AT  ���������AT SHORT PRICES  Men's'Sox, heavy weight, wool and union, for'fall .wear  4 pair for $1.00; 3 pair for $1.00; per pair 40$ and . .50^  Our Store Closes Promptly at S o'clock Every Evening,  Except Saturdays.    Kindly do your SHOPPING EARLY  fe=  "\  GAZLEY BLOCK  s  Mr. Jeffs is to be congratulated on  his new Chrevolct which he has recently  bought.  A slight action occurred in the  Abbotsford mill last week when Mr.  Little of Abbotsford had.one of liis  lingers cut off.   .  Mrs McDonald of New Westminster is visiting Mrs.  Emery  W.    C.   T.    U.   held   heir   regular-  monthly meeting in the Presbyterian  church Tuesday 3rd.  .    Miss Jackson of Mission City visited Miss Steed on Tuesday.  Last week Mr. Hill superintendent  of the G. N. R. passed through Abbotsford on his return from Russia  where he had been calleed to service. The material sent from Canada to Russia was accumulating too  fast at Vladivostock for their railway  to  carry  through.  AVednesday night Miss J. Alanson  was surprised by a party of boys and  girls who enjoyed a very pleasant evening. Games were played and then  refreshments were served by Miss  Alanson and Miss Anderson.  Miss Miller and Mrs. Hunt were  visitors at the Manse on Tuesday afternoon.  Miss Hill is visiting her brother  Mr. H.  15. Hill.  Mr. D. Smith and family motored  to  Mt.   Lehman   last  week  Mrs. Johnson of Vancouver is visiting at the Manse.  Mr| Alanson and family accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Zeiggler motored  lo   Gilford  last  Sunday.  Mr. D .C. Blair is to bo congratulated in the speed with which lie is recovering.  Supt. Dr. Geo A Wilson will preach j ive  next.   Sunday   Sth   in   Huntingdon  at  3 p. m. and in Abbotford at 7:30.  Rev. J. L. Millar of Clayburn will  '^conduct the morning service in Abbotsford, while the pastor Mr Campbell will preach in Murrayville aud  Langley and declare the charge vacant  Rev. A. McLean oi Langley accepted a call to  Glen  Ewen in Sask  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  The Ladies' Institute of Sumas will  give a patriotic concert and social on  Friday 13th in St. Paul's church at  S p. m.  The farmers and ranchers are digging potatoes these fine days. The  crop is good.  Miss Hill sister of Mr. Hill, merchant, is visiting his family. Her  home is in Napanee, Ont.  Mrs. Alex.. Johnston of Vancouver  is a guest at the Manse and visiting  her many friends here.  Mr, McCulloch moved this week  to the post ollice where he will be  convenient to his work. Our genial  and respected post masteer has been  for some time in feeble health. His  many friends wish him restoration to  health.  friends of the True Blue Orphanage are rcjeuested to send donations  of vegetables and fruit to the B. C  E. R. station next week so that all  and respected post master has been  may be shipped in one shipment  Prof. Hill-Tout and his son Chas.  left last Sunday for Vancouver on  their way to England.  Word was received that Pte. Leslie  Trethewey was wounded in action last  week.  Next Sunday is Harvest Thanksgiving holiday for the whole Dominion of Canada, and Sunday the Sth is  Thanksgiving Sunday.  WK8TKKN   PKOIRJCTS   WIN   GOLD  3II'J1>AIj  AVestcrners  will  learn  with  inter  est that a gold   medal  was awarded  to the Canadian  Pacific Railway lor  the  excellence  of  its  exhibit  at  ilie  Quebec Exhibition a few weeks a?o  The gold  medal  was for the collert.  grain   display,   which   was   gathered   in   Western   Canada,   and   was  representative  of   the   various   grain  crops of the Western Provinces. Tha  daily attendance  at the  Quebec  Exhibition ran as high as 75,000, and a  very great interest in the agricultural   possibilities   of  Western   Canada,  /was shown by the visitors.  Let me say something cheering?    And it is this:   We have  overtaken the   German   output  of munitions; we'can give them  more than  gun  for gun,  more  ��������� that shell for shell now!      And  what I. have always said would  happen when, that day arrived  is* happening NOW.'    Through  our    instrumentality   arid    aid  Russia   has ' beemv-rc-equipped  and is stikiug the terrific blows .  her immense stores of human ^  material permit her to strike;  Italy has been backed by money  and food and othqfr'things, and  is more than holding her oavii;  the Serbian army has heen reincarnated and is striking hefty  blows for hearth and home at  the Bulgarian doors;  while on.  the west front France and Br.it-  'ain are smashing doAvn the subaltern, fortresses of the   Germans, and pushing ' the    enemy  gradually back���������taking care all  the time that*his losses justify  their scrifices.    This Avar  is a  w.ar. of..attrition-;-- At .-.never was  anything else, once the German  onslaught had been countered  and brought up.   , It is a matter of- men and munitions. The  immense preparations for this  Avar  on  the  part  of  Germany  'f (preparations which . had been  going on for years, while    Ave  had been trying to    form    alliances   for   disarmament   and  calling peace meetings between  the nations)'���������gave her and her  allies a big advantage; but this  handicap has nowbecnovercome  and it is just a question of Iioav  long Germany & Co., can hold  out.    With the possible exception of one department���������that of  machine guns���������weight   of material is in our favour. Directly  we were in a position to do it  Ave unified stratetgy and com-,  mand, and the result is seen on  all fronts. Poor, sleepy old England���������poor, effete old country!  Ye gods!      I wish some of our  critics could go around these islands and SEE or themselves  what has been done and what  is doing!    It Avould be an eye-  opener.    Scores    of arsenals���������  hundreds of munition Avorkers,  Poor, effete old Blighty! While  others have    been   talking   a-  bout submarines���������she has been  sinking them, capturing   them,  using  them  for her oavti  ends  President Wilson���������Gee   Avhizz!,  bluffing the Yankees they had  secured a great moral and diplomatic victory in the submarine matter  (if it Avere not so  tragic it Avould be   laughable  when all the time the British  naAry and its    auxiliaries  Your Ad. in This Paper  , BECAUSE  TJIE  KldllT PEOPLE  AKE  LOOKING EOH 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, Ayould Avant to buy the  article you Avant to sell.  If your advertisement, however, were    to    be  printed in  these columns this week, it Avould  "stop"-EVERY" MAN IN TOWN WHO WANTS  TO BUY. SHOES,  OR    CLOTHES,,    OR    ANY  OTHER ARTICLE���������and'it wouldn't "stop'" any-"  ouo who didn't want to buy-    That's the beauty  of the advertising Avay 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  Avhat you Avant to sell.,' s  (THIS SPACE FOR SALE)  Its strength  practically upt "paid" to the account of nearly all the submarines Germany possessed!    Germany informing the Americans  that it Avould promise not to attack  mediantmen,  etc..  etc.���������  let me  tell you aftackinb  has  never ceased:   it has  gone on I many of them  just the same    and    President1 itable.    But  we     have    much  Wilson and his gang kiioav it; j more  than replaced every one  but there has not been so much! of them. We liaA'e been launch-  doing, for the simple reason  that German submarines have  not been in existence to do it! I  Avonder Avhat Americans avIio  have been "kidding" themselves  over President Wilson's   "sup-  thah it Avas iu August 1914. I  believe it has more than doubled itself in mere numbers of  vessels. The Jutland battle was  such a "glorious victory" for  Germany that her fteet will probably bever put up another big  fight. We lost heavily at Jutland���������the very nature of the  case demanded it. But we could  stand ten such battles and still  be Mistress of the'Seas. Another two hours of daylight and  Germany would .have had no  more worry about he "freedom  ot the seas"���������at all events during the Avar. Aad1 here let me  give you a word oif warning, if  such, a thing is nete&ed: Take no  notice whatever of German reports. What tlvay a\re published for���������unless it be to put heart  into their people, w^e do not  know. What Ave do know is  that the very small gU'ain of  truth they sometimes ecu tain is  so small,in comparison AV'iJth the  bushel of lies, that it baffles detection. Far better take no notice of their statements set all.  Vienna, Buda Pest, Rome or A-  thens Avires are much the same;  they are either inspired by German influence and methods, or  has been enormously increased j the ravings of sensational news  since.    We have   lost   ships��������� j mongers.       Petrograd, French  This was inev-jand British official have hitherto been quit? reliable. Don't  read into them the sensational  headlines of editors; they are  designed to sell the paper and  satisfy its political compleexion  ; just read and digest the actual  in conjunction "Avith a study    of   the  (Continued on Last Page)  positions" diplomatic success hi  this connection Avill think of  the Imperial German Chancellor's statement to the Bundes-  rat in Berlin on August 9: "The  value of the submarine has been  exaggerated. Germany's submarines could not blockade  England, nor cut oil EngaiuFs  i'ood supplies. Germany con hi  not build submarines sufficient-J  Jy rapidly to keep pace with the  losses sustained in submarines.  British anti-submarine operations are so successful that Germany cannot hope to achieve  any thing, much by this means"  That is the opinion of the prime  minister of Germany.  If Germany cannot build submarines as fast as Ave ban-destroy them, what becomes of  Germany's promise to America?  But what about our own building of submarines and other  ships? Let me tell you something. I believe Ave are now  had ! "top dog" on land.    But it is on  ly the operations of the British  navy that has permitted us to  become so. Thut navy Avas  very powerful at the commencement of the ;var.  ing warships every week since  the Avar started. In the Jutland  battle Ave lost S destroyers. That  same Aveek alone Ave launched words of these reports  15 new destroyers.    Our navy is  how    incomparably  stronger THE ABBOTSFORD POST. ABBOTSFORD, B.  <u.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST  Published lOvery Friday by 'lite Post  Publishing Company  A weekly. Journal .devoted to the interests of Abbotsford ancTdLw^  Advertisiinff   rates   nmclo   known   on   application       ulbUlc-  Our ' ShibboJoth���������iNoithor   lov   nor   ayin'   the   Government  J. A. BATES, -        - Editor and 'Proprietor  FRIDAY, OtJTOHJStt C, l\\lfi  We are all anxious to further  our OAvn interests and the interests of our community and the'  ,  only way we can arrive at a conclusion, as to the best means of  doing so- is to get an accurate  idea of each other's viewpoint  and so,reach an intelligent and  fair decision.    It would   be   for  the, best interests of all if we  thought more of this matter.  If it is good.business for one  citizen to patronize mail order  houses simply because he can  save a little here and there it is  equally good business for all to  do it.    If all do it even to a fairly! moderate degree the home  stores Avill   necessarily   deteriorate.    Poor stocks    Avill    be  ,'kept and business will become  worse and Avorse because   poor  tores      cannot   attract    trade.  Poor business means inability  to pay rent���������assignments���������empty shops���������reduced population  ���������slump in. property   values-  consequent loss to everyone���������  . failure of the town to collect  taxes���������ruinous 'tax   rate   and  '   high.charges for public utilities  for the feAv avIio are left to pay���������  and finally the    grass    groAvn  streets of a "deserted village."  Success on the part   of   our  merchants and   business   men  must mean plenty   of   employment in town.    It   must   mean  good wages.      It must    mean  all stores and houses will be occupied���������that rents will be paid  ���������that property will   hold   its  value���������that taxes will -flow in���������  that people will be attracted to  , the town and   the   town   will  grow.  The money that is sent to a  mail order house is dost to the  town.    The money that is paid  to one of our local merchants  is still in town.    The man Avho  paid it will have continued   opportunities    to    get      another  whack at it.    In a hundred or  more Avays he stands to gain by  the money, being still here and  circulating.  Farm land   near   Vancouver  and other large-cities is worth  more than the land near   this  little town of ours.    The land  has this value  because of its  greater annual earning   poAver  when situated close to a ready  and healhy market. Land close  to Abbotsford is    more    valuable than the land close to a  smaller town with probably but  one store.    See the point���������purchasing at home, benefits both  the purchaser and the seller in  every way that you look at it.  Of course whether a man patronizes his home town or not  he wants to know-that it is al  ways here, will "its doctor and  harness maker and' merchants  and schoos and ��������� lumber   yards  and its implement sheds all rea  dy to attend to his* every need  on short notice. The proximity  of a thriving,  town not   only  adds ..to. the comfort   and   convenience of the farmer but in  a thousand ways it means actual dollars in his pocket at every turn.  Moral: Purchase all you can  in your home town, for the sake  of the towns prosperity and  your own comfort.  The question brought much  lo the attention, of the farmers  and the man on the land these  das is the quesion of raising  more. That idea of back to the  land is a good one all should  be encouraged in taking up a  piece of land and making it  productive���������that is what .the  bally land is for.  During, the past year many  new settlers have made their  home/-upon the land and have  started' to produce something.  The.government, keeps saying, produce more; but the man  ,on the land has another cry.and  that is 'show us where-to market, what Ave already produce and  give us a little-money to stay on  the land to produce'more.'  ���������  ��������� .,'  LOST���������KODAC between Glover  , Station and Abbotsford in. the  road September   17th , 1916.  ;.   Tlie finder will   please   take  to the Royal Bank at Abbotsford  , and receive a reward of $10.00  J. R. Berry, Sardis, B.C:  '  m  t. ay H 1 Y.  if  A. M. KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday.  BOTS  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 possible, but the.rifle with which be shoots, may be the  best possible, thus enhancing his chances for a  perfect score.  The one best rifle, the nearest to perfect in advertising,, is the newspaper. Others have been  tried and are being tried by new and inexperienced advertisers;., but as they watch results and  grow in wisdom, they put their faith primarily in  the newspaper. The example of these experienced ones is worth following.  ikiiiiijiiiiijiiiioiiiiyiiijiiiiuiiiilllltlpi. ;^g1 > j*aisi!iiJ..-s,-,cu- -"���������"������=*'���������*:  14*3 Ml    !af-lcu:   SYNDICATE  M fillllL'lllllIUiyilUIJIlUllllllllJlllIllLuu,  uw'll  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  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  I .A. J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS g  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 regard ing manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding,the farm and fruit lands of  \jM?he (3--j���������#-j-       i--...      n      -          How About Your  JL Nothing  will  ,&K ^o���������add moi;e to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home.  A FIRM  IS  OFTEN JUDGED  BY ITS STATIONERY. WHY  HAVE CHEAP PRINTING  WHEN WHEN YOU CAN  GET NEAT PRINTING DONE  ON GOOD PAPER AT THIS  OFFICE, ALMOST AS CHEAP  AS PLAIN PAPER. BRING IN  WUU ORDERS FOR  di  Is* etc.  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ON-  LY UP-TO-DATE PLANT IN  THE DISTRICT ORDERS CAN  BE FILLED WHETHER BIG  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  AS REASONABLE AS IN   THE  CITIES JUST AS GOOD AS  WORK TOO. IF YOU HAVE  A LARGE  THE ROYAL STUDIO   *BBT'SCF0���������  IT CAN BE DONE AT THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  See me now about that Insurance  HAVE THE FRASER VALLEY RECORD  TO YOUR FRIENDS.   $1.00 Per Year.  SENT  Printer and Publisher  CITY, B. C.  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford tfO.  2 ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORt), B. C.  A,-I  I  j  *' la  \3  f  ������   y..  17  Rf  ������5������  ���������X  >otsro  ier sons  IMMMHU  istrict  lone magnificently in sending  or tne Freedom an  s oi  les.  .������e  ROLL OF HONOR  Unveiled WitJi the   Names   of  More Thau Seventy Names  February, Gtli, 1916.  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 ho   man  thaiithis, that he lay down his  life for his friend/'.andas 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.5  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.  L. Trethewey.  J. Fraser,''  C. L. McPhee.  S. McPhee.  C. Hulton-Harrop.  A. Hulton-Harrop.  -   G. E. Hayes.  M. Rhodes..  A. Hicks.  ; 0. Hicks.  P Chas. Wooler.  ?���������   ;:  G. Gough, . .  A. R. Flummerfelt.  J. Kirkbride.  A. C. Dudden.  D. Geddes/  J I. Johnston.  .������������������  P. J. McLagan.,  J. Hands.  S. Knott. .  N. Laird.   '  H. Gordon.  A. G. Adams.  G. N. Gillett.  J. Aitken.  O. Kidwell.  R. Hughes.  T. Ushaw.  T. Perks.  A. Pegram.  B. Pottinger.  B. W. Suthern.  E. A; Chapman.  M. W. Copeland.  A. Mallalue  A. Healey.  J. Welch.  A. A. Fermoor. ' "  T. Donnelly.  E. Anderton'. ���������  A. A. F. Callan.  J: Bousfield.  C. Bayes.  R. Peters.  T. Davis. ;' ��������� '.'"  T. Mawson.      -,���������- ���������   ���������  -   - A.-Knox.  B. Knox.  . R. Smart. ' :'  S. Finch. '.;*   , j  Wr Bowman.  E. Chamberlain. '���������'"'  K: Huggard. , VV\  D. Huggard. *:���������'.'.'"''  J. Munro. -..    '���������'���������������������������  T. Smeeton.       ,,    .".'*' ..  A.' Williams.     \       "^  J. Hanns.  J. McCormack^  John Gillen.  Hilliard Boyd.  The  following   have   recently  listed for overseas service:  D. Campbell  J. Downie.  Percy Wilson.  Manlius Zeigler  Ed Barrett.  Roy Maines. J1- "'"  W. Campbell. ':'\;y"  Dan. McGillivray       *'  E. B. de la Giroday  Jack Parton   ���������  H. Skipworth <   ;f  R. Ramsay .'���������'������������������  '.  If  en-  !���������.-%���������  at are we, who are  towards  anadian  ehind, going to contribute  to equal the sacrifice o.  verseas bervice.  atnotic r und, as our share,  ose who have  ive a mon  W^W^^^^^f^^mmm  H&?  m THE ABBOTSFORD POST,  ABB.OTSFORD, B.  C.  lustall Public Scales  Weigh scalos capablo of handling  8,000 pounds, aro being installed on  McAllister, street fronting tho City  Hall and will be for the uso of tho  general public. Tho scales have been  donated by Buttor'worth and Dickinson and are being Installed at the  city's expense.���������Columbian.  (From Fraser Valley Record)  Dr. McLean in the recent eleeciion  aocured the highest .percentage of  votes of any successful candidate in  tho province. .That alone should entitle the doctor to a cabinet position  if he wants it.���������Greenwood Ledgoe.  Dr. McLean was formerly principal of Mission City public school and  .it  would  please his  friends  hero  to  hear that he had been made minister  of education for the privinca.  \V  J. BltAXDJLllTH CALIiKI)  ItV DEATH  Mr. William James Brandrith who  for'over twenty-one years was provincial fruit tree inspector in this  province,' and in late years was fair  commissioner, passed away at the  Royal Columbian Hospital on Thursday last, about 5 p.m., at the age of  71, years. Mr. Brandrith retired as  fruit tree inspector about three years  ago,' owing to failing health. He  had only been at the hospital two  days.  The funeral was held on Saturday  afternoon last followed by a large  concourse of friends and. acquaintances.  - The .deceased was widely known in  all parts of he province and made  many friends, who will be sorry to  hear of his death.  LAW IS STIFFENED  Deserters  From   Canadian  Army To  Be  Summarily Dealt  With  Ottawa, Sept. 3.0.���������Two orders-in-  council have been promulgated stiffening the law with regard to dealing  with deserters from the" expeditionary forces and with regard to seamen  who refuse to obey orders on ships  requisitioned for His Majesty's service. In the case of soldiers who  desert or are absent without leave,  it is provided that they may be summarily tried by any justice of the  peace, police or stipendary magistrate without regard to territorial  jurisdiction and sentenced on conviction to imprisonment for a time not  exceeding  two.  years  The production of a service roll or  attestation papers purporting to be  signed by the accused and a written  statement from the officer commanding a military district showing that  the accused was absent from his corps  shall be deemed sufficient proof of  desertion.  delusion and a snare.  It is found that unless an artificial  arm or hand is an accessory or aid to  -what romains of muscular control in  itH owner unloss it depends upon him'  rather than he upon it, it will servo  no purpose biit to dishearten the man  who could have got ponsiderable service from a much simpler and more  submissive tool.  In these heroic days men who,  with half an arm or none, are trying  to lit themselves again for manual  work, the marvel is not the artificial  limb or other, mechanical appliance  given them, but their own courage  and resourcefulness and the responsive power that can be found and developed in the stump. It is the'man  himself that holds, and gives life to,  the  artificial   limb.  It is upon this foundation, tho man  himself,that the best brains.of France  arc working in their ondeavor to restore to him the .very thing ho suffered for���������independence.  In the same way; it is the man  himself, and not the instruction given him in a convalescent hospital  that is going to win success when he  goes out and rejoins the honourable  ranks of self-supporting citizenship.  He may be keen, taking full advantage of that instruction and ro-  aolved to "get on when he gets" into  civilian.life, if he is a read man, he  does. And by doing so he ��������� is only  acting consistently. He showed him.  self a real man by oining the army,  he will not want to go back on himself by playing lees than a man's part  now.  One is that getting the stuff together  and then turning it over to a foreign  company will not'solve it.'That sending to jobbers who have heavy,supplies of the samo kinds of American  fruits on hand will"not solve it. Neither will politicals solve it.'   The getting together of the' experts in marketing   and   the   experts   in   growing,  may.    "  A , man   cannot  work     for  two masters."    He*,   cannot    handle  competing American fruits    and    be  just to British Columbia fruits. There^  is no reason that all fruits or produce  cannot  be  handled  on a  recognized  scale  pf   costs-'the. same     as     the  freight companies.; charge' freights,  these scales ;of > costs public to both  grower and  consumer,  alike,     then  thoro  must-be some kind of supor-  to a good map should they had  occupied these villages. They  were all'in. their rear! ' Some  time ago they "decided" to add  nothing to their gains and deduct nothing from their losess  And ,they did. Nothing s represented by 0. 0 makes 1 into  ' LIQUiYR ACT ,1910  (Section 41)  Notice is hereby given; that  on the first day of December  next, application will be made'  to the Superintendent of Provincial police for'.renewal of the  10. All you have to do is mult-; hotel licence to sell liquor by rc-  iply your gains by 10 and divide;tail in the hotel known as the  your,losses by. 10 and there you; Abbotsford   Hotel,   situate   at  are! This sort of stunt is,..of  curse piffle to educated people,  but millions of the peoples engaged in this war, in fact, the  majority of them, are ignorant  people,who believe all they read  and never stop to think or analyze it.    Yes, 1 think 1 can conli  until those fruits reach' the consumer  We  wish  to  state  that wo  wlil  not  give up  the business  we have beou  so  ninny yoars building up and  get  off the oarth, that an American company can handlo all  the  fruits.  But  I that  we   are   ready   at "any   time   to  i throw ourselves into any true co-operative scheme that , is founded    on  sound business principles for.he benefit of the industry  VERNON   FRUIT  COMPANY  Per. S. J. Foe.  OUK LONDON  LETTER  WEEKLY LETTER  THE MAN HIMSELF���������ARTIFICIAL  LIMBS HAVE THEIR LIMITS  A govenment commission has re-  cently been established in France to  adopt plans and specifications for the  artificial appliances provided by the  State for disabled soldiers. Many elaborate artificial limbs may be seen  advertised from time to time. They  are ingenious and wonderful, and it is  boasted that they are practically automatic.    But too often they are a  Not sufficient berries to supply the  demand, but no- chance to advance  the market, as Freeze the .Grocer was  getting more than he could get away  with and so was retailing at three  boxes for a quarter. No more letters  will appear as we consider the season  over.  We take this opportunity of thanking our shippers. We have no explan- i  ations or excuses to make. We have  done our best, and'glancing back over the season, we'cannot see how we  could have done any better.    We did  not have except, on one or two short  periods, anywhere near enough goods  for our demand.    We have felt that  after working as hard as we have to  build up these markets for our B. C.  Growers against the importations    of  other jobbers, both here and at other points, many growers    were    not  treating us very fairlyl in.sending to  those jobbers and  cutting us short.  It has seemed  that they were right  when they said:   "Take your profits  today,  those     growers    will     never  thank  you  for  what  you  are  doing  But after all there is some satisfaction  in knowing that  we have  done  our best for a Canadian industry and  the many letters  we get every fall,  and are getting this fall too, thanking us for'the service we have given,  make   us   feel   that   our   efforts   are  not entirely unappreciated and there  is sovnething in life as well as piling  up dividends.    We doubt if there is  one grower in B.  C.  who has given  the   matter  a- thought,   but.- realizes  there is  something  wrong  with  the  marketing.    I am not going to try to  solve it.    But I would like to leave  a   few   thoughts   with   the   growers.  ���������(f&e.  ���������i>  Best Grades  price  ALBERT   LEE,   Grocer   and   BaKer  ace;  *jn  (Continued from Page One)  map, and you won't go far  wrong. I.say actual words.and  this is necessary.. I will give  you an illustration of- German  "shineress"; Last Sunday morn  ing at 2:30' a. m. I watched a  Zeppelin cjuite(destroyed by fire  and.yesterday' they buried ' the;  charred rje'itians of its ,-crew..  The official German account of  this raid issued .the next day  said: "A large fleet of Zeppelins raideed England'' Then followed a very lurid account of  the damage done, and if it was  , all true I should not be Writing  this screed. The report concluded: "All our Zeppelins returned safely." A later account  said: "Our naval airships raided England." Then followed the  usual pack of lies about the  devastations wrought, and the  "official" concluded: "All the  ships returned,and are accounted for." Now there is nothing  literally wrong in hee reports  excepting the accounts of damage. The airship burned was  not a Zeppelin, in just the same  way that that a ."Ford" is not  a "Benz" or a "Darracy".. It  was a newer class, known as a  Schutte- Lanze (or something  of that sound). We call'them  super-Zeppelins, but inasmuch  the shape-and fittings of some  of the cars below the "envelope'  are different to the Count Zeppelin pattern they are of course  not really Zeppelins. And as  some of the airships taking part  were Zeppelins, no doubt these  "returned safely." Then again  with regard to the report ree na-'  val airships, this is quite cor-|  rect. The airship burned up  was an army airship! One of  the naval airships sank in the  sea off Denmark, but it was seen  to do so,and thereefore could un  doubtedly be "accounted for".  So you see it is necessary to be  careful,even when you readwhat  is true. Some of their bulletins  from the fronts are very amusing to those who can "read between the lines" "We have retired to a stronger position" usually means they are scootng  for all they are worth. "We occupied a new strategical line, in  accordance with our plans" is a  phrase used to create the impression they could have pleased themselves, whereas it simply postulates failure���������they  couldn't help themselves. Over  and over again lately.heey have  'captured a long string of villages, names given.    An appeal  vision over the fruits by the growers  dently say something    cheerful  about  the state, of future outlook.    Germany, is sick, getting  worse.    Austria is dying.    Aii'd  Turkey and  Bulgaria will soon  be eliminated altogether. Orders  have evidently been given to the  German press to begin to let tlie  people know the truth.    Berlin  papers this week    havo , made  some very bold admissions.    No  German.papers,would   dare   to  publish such   articles   without  official sanction.    German people this week have been invited  to give up all hope of annexation, and to realize that in future  that they are only fighting for  their own existence.    This must  be a bitter blow'to the Junkers  and the .militarists, whose ambitions led them to plot and to  dream of a world-conquest. The  German people are told by their  papers this week that "though  they might conquer' the Russians. French and   the    others,  they cannot hope to beat their  principal. foe���������England, whose  mastery on the sea it is impossible to dispute, and who (they  say) could carry on the war for  thirty years if necessary."    And  they say a lot of other things  which are true, and which are  up against   Germany.    If   they  really mean them, then we   are  getting, on, and the war won't  last long.    If they do not mean'  them and are simply playing up  to us, then they are "barking up  the  wrong  tree."    There    are  some fools    in   America   wlio  drealn of a future world dominated by England, Germany and  the U. S.    I don't think.    So far  as Germany is concerned it will  be many years ere its people are  permitted to settle and trade in  England as they were.    I quite  think had Germany foughtclean  ly it would have been different  Abbotsford, in the'Province of  British Columbia.  Dated, this 14th day, of September, 19J.G.  ��������� A. J. HENDERSON,  .Applicant.  l''Olt HAUfl���������-Thoro u glib red Airedale I'ups, (Jouulrybred, 7 weeks old.,  N.  Mill, AliliolBlord,  U. 0."  AD.VERTBS8NG  FOR "���������,  ADVERTISING  Wo w<7) devoto thin apaco  regularly to a oerloa of advor-  tlsemontn to stimulate Intorost  In our Cla������oHlod Want Ado.  We are pubVfctty advocatoo  and practlco our own precepts  bocauao ;io 'appreciate tholr  valuo.  This Qbrfoe will bo pregnant  with pertinent points of gronoral  Interest, whether you wlah to  buy or soil, to employ or bo  omploycd, to borrow or to lend,'  to find a findor or an owner,  It will pay us to run that������  advertisements. That' Is the  best proof wc havo to offer that  It will be profitable to you tQ  uso our Classified Want Ad.  Columns.  Q  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  Jwr"l*^,lT^iiiww������li<Miininiiiiisn.iiiiiii 11 mi  imn mii i iminanmn  kmigiMtMlk|������|Ht������ll������Wl������NstMiBi.a|!gtrtlaf������!fj  J. H, JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City  J^gTSIgWHjMj������{M|MjalHWlHWt^t^Kimia,|B  ������ir.o������a.!!iumt������iiM������M.  , AUTO and  FEED S  I), EMERY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD and COAL For Sale  Orders  Promptly Pilled  Auto  For  Hire.  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