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 ' />  "������������������   / ,i :���������' '-  (A  "*'.:'"'?'   '������������������������"���������  ;\  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol,. XIV., No. 23.  ABBOTSFORD, B, C,   FRIDAY,   OCTOBER.      6, 1917  73  M   .<   $1.00 per Year  ���������59  HILL'S ST"~ ���������  Vol. I.  Our Goods are the Best  No. 30  Winterwear  Men's Winter Sox, a pair. .  Men's Ribbed Wool Underwear   Men's Extra Heavy Fleeced Underwear,  25c, 35c, 40c, 50c and Jgc  a suit  oofs  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"  EETIBED FROM LEADERSHIP OF LIBERAL PARTY  Ottawa, Oct. 3.���������Sir Wilfrid  Laurier has retired fro mleader  ship of the Liberal party. He  has placed his resignation in  the hands of his House followers and is insisting that it be  accepted. A new leader will be  appointed by a convention of  Liberal members and candidates.  Col. C. C. Ballantyne, of Montreal, has accepted the porfolio  of minister of public works and  was sworn in this afternon.  APPEAL OF THE JOINT  WAR COMMITTEE  It becomes necessary for the  Order of St. John aud the British Red Cross Society to appeal once more to the generosity of their friends and supporters at home and overseas for  funds to cary on their work of  mercy for the sick and wounded  of His Majesty's Forrces.  The Joint Committee has decided to make''such an appeal  on October eighteenth, and we  earnestly beg your assistance in  making it known to the people  of the Dominion..  Our Red CrofiS work is now  costing eight thousands pounds  a day and increases rather than  diminishes.  Our help is given in every  theatre of the war and to troops  from every part of the Empire  and will have to be: continued  for some time, even when victory has been achieved.  We are deeply grateful for  the munificent help received  from sympathizers in all parts  of the world, and we trust that  with your assistance the appeal  made on "Our Day" will meet  with a response which Avill enable us to continue to do all  that is humanly possible to lessen the sufferings of those on  whose behalf we plead.  Their Majesties the King and  Queen and Her Majesty Queen  Alexandra have graciously given us their patronage and support.  (Signed)       ARTHUH  Grand Prior of the Order of  St. John of Jerusalem.  (Signed)   LANSDOWNE.  Chairman of the Council of  the British Red Cross Society.  BUSINESS AND THE DRAFT LAW  Employers of Labor Express Pleasure  At Early Chance to Know Wluit  'Employees Are Liable for Service-  Ottawa, Oct. 1.���������Business men  throughout the country are expressing their satisfaction with the system  of Medical Boards for selecting men  for military service early, of which  notice has been given by the Military  Service Council in the press of Canada. The system will enable employers to tell in a comparatively short  time how many of those in their  employ are liable to be drafted and  what men are not concerned in the  call. The physical test is, of course,  the most important.  Meanwhile, the economist "sharps''  are busy speculating as to whether  introduction of method and order  into the system of removing men  from industries of national importance, or rather the advent of a sys-  Mr. T. Williams was tho lucky  man oti Friday evening, about seven  o'clock, ho bought a ticket on tho car  thai, wns being raffled oil. Just to  help out with the tickets and before  eight he was the owner ol! the car.  Tom seems to'bo lucky this summer...  Mrs. Rennor ^spenf Friday anil Saturday in  Vancouver.  Mrs;;. Eraser spent tho wek end iu  Chilliwack   with  her daughter.  Miss Jessie Anderson has .gone to  Bellingham   to attend school..  The memorial service of the late  Mrs. Jackson was preached by the  'Rev. Rowe in St. Matthews church,  Sunday evening and Rev. J. L. Cam libel I withdrew his service that evening to give all an opportunity to attend.  Master Fred Parton has accepted  a position in Sardis for the winter.  Rev.'Mr. Goforth, a returned missionary will preach in the Presbyterian  church  Sunday  evening,  Oct.  7.  All are pleased to hear that Mrs.  Firlotte has taken over the Abbotsford Hotel and will run a very up-to-  date house.  - Mrs. W.' Irwin of Vancouver is visiting Mrs. J. J". McPhee and friends  in town.  Mrs. Geo. Zeigler is visiting her  daughters, Mrs. R. P. Edwards and  Miss Zeigler of Vancouver.'  Mrs. Baker is staying with friends  ill Vancouver andher' husband went  up to spend the week end.  Mr. Murphy, formerly of Abbotsford is in town and we notice he has  donned the American uniform.  Mr. Jack Vanetta was in-Westminster Saturday and coining home happened ' in the , car where some men  were fighting. He tried to quiet  them andone drew a knife and stabbed him in the side. He is now in  the hospital here but we hope will  soon be around again.  Don't forget the sale of work and  home cooking to be held in the Masonic Hall, Oct. 27th under the auspices of the ladies aid of the Presbyterian church. .  Mrs. James Nelson of Kamloops is  visiting her daughter Mrs. Currie and  friends in Abbotsford.  Mr. Frank Gordon is in town wearing the King's uniform.  The Ladies Aid will meet at the  home of Mrs. Mclnnes next Wednesday.  Mrs. Gazley has been visiting her  daughter Mrs. Sasseville for a few  days.  COTMHUNC"E OF LOWMR  MALNLASJ) INSTITUTES  CHANGE 0.F TIMETABLE  The annual conference of the  Lower  Mainland  Women's In-!  stilules will be held in Mission!  City Agricultural Hall on Thurs.  day  and Friday,  October 11th.  and 12th. Visitors from Kootenay, Okanagan and Vancouver  Island will also attend.  Ladies of the district who are  i not members of the Institute are  cordially invited to. attend any  of the sessions.  The ferry service of the Mission Matsqui    ferry      changes  PROGRAMME  11 th  Thursday Morning, October  9 a.m.���������"O Canada".  '9:15   to  10:15���������Reports from Institutes. DiscusS'ion led by Mrs: E. N.  Kilman.  10:15 to 10:45 ��������� "Household  .Leaks and How to Avoid Thorn.' Discussion Jed by Mrs. J. H. Keith ol:  Coquitlam.  10:45 'to 11.15���������"Menus and Plans  for the New Conservation" Discussion led by Mrs. W. Bothwell, Tync-  head.  45���������"Household Bud-  to   Make  the   Income  . on the 10th of October, next  ! Wednesday, and 5:45 p. m. will  be the last ferry from Mission;  and 6:00 p.. in. Uic last ferry  from Matsqui, during week days  and 4:45, the last ferry from  from Mission side, 5 .p.m. hirst  ferry from Matsqui, and the  days.  S:00 a. m. and 8:30 ferry  off on Sundays.  With these    alterations  time table is the same for  winter as for the summer.  Make a note of this.'  cut  the  the  home   made .helps  In  the  Monday being   Thanksgiving,  stores will be closed.  Next Sunday will be Thanksgiving  day in the Presbyterian churches at  Abbotsford and Huntingdon and the  services will be appropriate to that  day. Dr. Goforth who has been missionary in Honan China some thirty  years will speak in the Abbotsford  church at 7:30. It is an opportunity  of a life-time to hear this celebrated  Missionary. This is his first and  last visit to this valley. He will  speak at Cloverdale at 11 a.m. and at  Mt. Lehman at 3 p. m. on the same  dav,  Oct.  7th.  "We" passed from the "Wet" to  the "Dry" state Monday, Oct. 1st,  without any special demonstration.  Some of our citizens last week were  down town helping to ring in the  death knell.  Mr. Alex. Mains is about to move  to Vancouver and will havo a sale  shortly.  Our soldier  and Robert Gl  lum are heard  ported doing  boys Walker Wallace  [lien unci  Frank McCal-  from regularly and re-  well.  Mrs. Hill entertained the young  dies on Thursday afternoon.  la-.  tern of leaving such men at their  tasks, will have any particular influence upon the trend ot prices for  the necessaries of life. Some hold  to the opinion that, since labor difficulties have caused much trouble in  a number of industries, safeguarding  the labor of such industries must  help to keep prices down. However,  tho question is generally regarded as  a complicated one which must wait  for solution on future developments.  11:15 to.11  gets, or How  Cover Living"  ,- Exhibit of .  Housework.       - ��������� -  Afternoon  2 p. m.���������"The Maple Leaf."  Chairman's  Address.,.  ROLL CALL���������What will be the  Influence of MY VOTE upon 'My  Home and Country', summed up by  Mrs.  Kirk.  3:00 to 3:45���������"Growth of Canada,  and Her Welfare During Past Fifty  Years", Mrs. Moore and Mi*3. Murphy.  3:45 to 4:30���������"B. C. Municipal  Act", Mrs. A. Patterson.  4:30 to 5.15���������"Studies in Civics  for Women" Mrs. J. Campbell. Discussion opened by Mrs. J. Plummer.   |  Resolution commitee appointed.  Evening'  8 p. in "O Canada".  Address of Welcome, Mrs. Mandate  President Mission W. I.  Address of Welcome���������Mr. J. A.  Catherwood, Reeve of Mission.  Response���������Mrs. Dusterhoeft.  Music.  Greeting from the Kootenay Institutes,  Mrs.- Jas. Johnstone, Nelson.  Greeting from.the Okanagan Institutes, Mrs. R: L. Lipsett, Summer-  land.  Greeting from the Vancouver Island Institutes, Mrs. Blackwood-  Wileman, Duncan.  "Food Conservation" Mrs. R. W.  Chalmers,  Lantern Slides.  'Conservation Pledge", Mrs. Jas.  Johnstone.  "God Save the King."  .   Friday Morning ,Octobe'- 13th  D to 9:30���������General Discussion on  Institute Work led by Mrs. Kirk, Mrs.  Gaynor and Mrs. Hardy.  5:30 to 10:00���������National Service  for Women, Fruit Picking Problems,  Mrs. F.  Shook, Hatzic.  10:00 to 10:20���������Procedure of  Meotings, Mrs. R. Lipsett.  10:20 to 11:00���������"Laws of 13. C".  suggested Revision, Mrs. 11. B. Baker  and   Mrs.  A.  Jack.  11.00 to 12:00���������Report of Resolution Committee.  Friday Afternoon  2:00 p. in. School Sessions "The  Maple Leaf.'  2:00 to 2:30���������Parent-Teacher Associations. Discussion led by .. Mrs.  II. Morisson, Hazelmere.  2:30 to2:50���������"Penny Banks", by  Mrs.  R.   Fox.  The Fraser Valley Ministerial Association met. on Monday at tho  manse, Abbotsford when an interesting address was given by Mr. Stevenson or Aldergrove on South Africa  where ho spent three years in Missionary work.  LAST SAD RITES  The late Gottfred Johnson,  who. was buried' at the Hatzic  cemetery on Tuesday last, September 25th,was 26 years of age.  and leaves to mourn his untimely death, his father, mother  three married sisters,and four  sisters and three brothers at  home.  Among those who sent flowers as a last token of love and  respect were:  Father, mother,' sisters and  brothers; Mr. and Mrs. Asser-  lind; Mr. and Mrs. Ostrom, Mr.  and Mrs. Hill, Mr. and Mrs. J.  D. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Arnettj  Mr., Albin Gustafson, Miss  French, Mr. .and Mrs. Hougen.  Mr. and Mrs. Sorenson, Mr. and  Halverson.  The family appreciate the  deep sympathy of the many  friends in their hour of bereavement.  Suddenly from us he parted  Gone to his rest,  Left his loved ones brokenhearted,  Those who loved him truest and  ' best  Parents, sisters and brothers.  FROM CAUSE USKSOIVX  The result of the inquest into  the death of the late Gottfred  .Johnson whose body was found  in the Fraser River at Haney  a short lime ago, was that he  met death by drowning in the  Fraser river and that he fell into the water from cause or causes unknown.  2:50   to  15���������"Dumb     Friends  Mr. J. Trethewey, one of Mission City's old timers was a visitor to town this week from New  Westminster.  League, Mrs. Blackwood-Wileman.  3:15 to 3:40���������"Woodland Friends'  Mrs. D. C. Webber, Haney.  Music.  4:00 to 5:15���������"Public Health" by  Dr.  H.  E. Young,  Secretary  Provincial Board of Health.  Evening  8 p.m.���������_"0 Canada"  Reports of Patriotic Work, Miss G.  C.  Cruickshanks.  Music���������"Keep    the    Home    Fires  Burning" and chorus.  Address���������Wm. B.    Scott,    Deputy  Minister of Agriculture.  Music.  "Wild  Flowers of     B.   C".    Prof  Davidson, Botanist.  B.  C.  University,  (Lantern Slides).  Music.  "GOD  SAVE'THE  KING"  The sessions will be held in  tlie Agricultural Hall, Mission  City. .  Luncheon and tea will be served on the grounds each day at  reasonable rates.  An informal social time will  be given the visitors on their  arrival on Wednesday evening.  October 10th.  m% ���������*v  tllE ABBOTSFORD PAST. ABBOTSPOBD,  B.  <d.  "i |   i 'i 'I \ M. i   iinwg"  SS&I  'THJ53 AUItOTSFQRD^EOiST.,,.  Published   every'.FrlUuy    by', the    Post  Publishing; Co'mpany'.'  ��������� i .j ���������������.;���������!,  ��������� A weekly Journal devoted to the Interests of Alibbtaford'-aud aui^.^'bdlne'dia-'  irict.' ���������        '-"'',   '-     ,v'"   " '������������������'���������      '  Advertising Rales made know.. t> application. ,    .  LEGAL ADVERTISING���������12 cent������ por  lino for first insertion, unci 8������������������cents, a line  Vor all Hiibneinient consecutive insertions.  Our Shibboloth���������NoitUor for nor'n^ii1.  the   Government.  ^;~TT'^'���������"~^������^^^''*,",'''"'l"������'"������"���������*'"'^'''''^^'������'*^''^l't'!''''  FRIDAY,  OCTOBER   5,   1917''  -   '-'-      ' :n~r-i  .--17 ���������-".--Vl' 'f���������TT7"t  - Speaking at a banquet .given.  by the Agricultural Association  Grand Forks, Mr. John Oliver,  defending.the surtax, said that  no government was so beset  with troubles and difficulties as  that now at V'cloria.���������World. ,.  Chickens always come home  to roost, or nearly always.  What with the surtax, the a-  mus.ement tax, the penny, wise  pound folish tax, and the taxation of the brain for another tax  to make the people know there  is a. tax government at Victoria,  we are not one bit surprised at  there' being 'troubles and diffi-  ��������� <j < ���������  mlties' at Victoria,   and   they  are just beginning.  WAt-  THE MILITARY SERVICE ACT  Exemption from service under the  Military Service Act, may be claimed  on eight separate grounds. The forms  oi; application which will be available at post offices throughout the  Dominion in the course of the next  "few weeks, make this clear. The  grounds are:  First���������Importance of continuation  c: employment in habitual occupat-  io    n.  Second���������Importance of continuing  employment as ��������� ��������� for which he  is specially qualified. ���������  Third���������Importance of continuing  education or training.  Fourth���������Serious hardship.owing to  exceptional financial obligations...  Fifth���������Serious hardship} owing to  exceptional business obligations..  ������������������   Sixth���������Serious hardship  owing to  exceptional domestic position.  Seventh���������111 health or infirmity.  Eighth���������Adherence to religious denomination, of which the articles of  P.iith forbid combatant service.  The form is. drafted much after,  the style of a ballot paper. The applicant for exemption is required to  place a cross opposite the grounds on  which the claim is, made. His case  will then go to the local tribunal to  - ���������   ���������       -        .',-.< ill..'  which proof in support will be submitted.  Application for exemption.may be  made not only by the man himself  but by his employer or a near relative  In Great Britain claims for exemption on the ground of a man being  indespensible in his civil occupation  are generally made by the employer,  who appeals to the tribunal on behalf,  oi his men. It is felt that such ,a  clalmcan best be made by the employer. In any event a man claiming essential occupation would need  to have the support of his employer,  to his claim.  The forms of military report are  equally simple. These will be used  1-y men who do not wish to claim  exemption..  "I hereby report myself for military service. I will report myself for  duty when called upon by notice mailed to me at������������������."  Blanks folow for the name and address  of   the  recruit,     his     status,,  CANADA  Minister of Justice  THE MILITARY SERVICE ACT has received the assent of the    .  Governor-General and is now part of the law of the land.    It will be  enforced accordingly, and the patriotism and good sense of the  people can be relied upon to support it.    Resistance to its enforcement,  however, by word or act must and will be repressed, as resistance to any..,,  other law in force, must be.   ���������  Reinforcements under the Military Service Act  immediately, required    f  It is, the intention of the Government immediately tx),exercise the ,,;,  power which the Act confers and to call out men for military service in  order to provide reinforcements for the Canadian forces.,. This is .necessary, since the military, authorities report ^thatthe.rcscrves available or  in sight for reinforcement will shortly be exhausted.unless, this step be  taken.  First call limited to men between 20 and .,34 who were  unmarried or widowers without children on  July 6, 1917  The present call will be limited to men not in the schedule of excep-   ,  tions who were unmarried or widowers without children on 6th July, 1917; ���������  are at least twenty years of age, and were.born on or since January 1st, .  1883.   Of this Class all those .will be entitled ta conditional,exemption ...  whose services in their,present occupations, agricultural, industrial, or  other, are essential in the national interest, and whoaebusiness>br domes- .  tic reponsibilities are such that serious hardship would ensue % if. their  services be required., Conscientious scruples based upon a prohibition ,  of combatant service by the articles of faith of the religious denomination  to which? men belong will also' be respected., The men first-required to '  serve will consequently be those who can be called upon wifth the least  disturbance of the economic and social life of .the. country.  i  Civil Tribunals to deal with exemptions.  1        Questionstof'exemption will be determined; not by^the military    ..  authorities dr'by the Government, but by [civil tribunals,.composed of   ,.  representative men who are familiar with local conditions' in the com-  munities in which they serve, who will generally.have person .al knowledge  of the economic and family reasons which those whose casa s come before ��������� -  them have had/or not volunteering their services, and wh o will |be able-  sympathetically, .to estimate/the weight and importance cjj such reasons. ..  Provincial Appellate Tribunalsconstituted from tlie existing judiciary of.  , .  the respective.provinces will be'provided to correct mistakes madd.by,.  Local' Tribunals, "and a Central Appeal Tribunal for-the whole of .Canada, n,  selected, from among the present Judges of the Sniprem&Court of, Canada,  -.  will be^constituted, in .order, that identical principleo.ma;p be applied ....  throughout the country. In this way every man may rest assured of the ?  fair and full consideration of his circumstances and the nati pnal require* .  meats 'both1 civil and military.  Proclamation will announce the&ay..-.  A proclamation will issue calling out t&e bachelors.aiid.widowers";...  referred to and fixing a day on or before which every man rmrist report for ..  service to the military authorities unless he has,'beforc that <lay made.an .  application for exemption.  How to apply for exemption  Applications for exemption may. be/made*by written notice on forms.  ,  which will be available at every pos^roffice, and will be transmitted free  of postage. They will not, however/ be required to be made.rin this way,  ,  but may be" presented.by,the apnyiCants in person to.the exvtmption ,tri-    .  bunala.   The cases oi those ,whr, hav������ given written notice in advance ...  will take precedence, and appea/xanca in person will therefore iVe likely to  involve considerabjy more inconvenience and delay-to the men con-.,,  cerned, so that it is recomm^Wied that advantage be generallv* taken of.  the facflidea ft* written ^a^tioa.  Ottawa, September! I, #������17.  v hethcr a bachelor or a widower, b'l3  present occupation and tho name and  address of his employer.  Members of the civil service ���������who  are in the first class to be ca,'ji0(j uu_  der the Military Service .Act hava  been ordered to present themselves'  lor medical examination, and the fir/j  will go before the local board at the  base recruiting office on Friday. !  Nationalservice will be the central  idea governing appeals to local. tribunals under the Military Service j Act  K is hardly likely a hard and fast  line will be drawn betwen traces- ci  branches of trades. To lay down  that certain occupations wouidl (be ex  empt without consideratjon for the  individual case,, or gp^neral or i0Cil)  conditions ,.would it. is felt> lead t0  unfairness.  While,. thertffore tribunals-will act  under gener^ regulati6ns, each case  of appeal .for exemption will be considered on its merits, especially in re--  ^ard--'to its bearing on national con-  Uj(j'ons. If a'man's occupation i/s  ur sential- a.nd the tribunal- feels tha-1  he can render greater national.*service while (following -it, he will lie  exempted -from the army.  Again,  where undoubted, hardship-  would follow from the man being call,  ed to the colors-r-as in the case oi  an only son .with-a' dependent widow--  ed mother���������the special circumstance:?  will be taken Into consideration.  ���������Medicaliboar'ds- have now been established at practically every mobili������y  zation centre.     Orders providing fo,r  their eBtablishrm-ent have .been sent 'to  the geneial officer.?, commanding    of  each military district.  FARMING; .-WEST.>NOT  Ko Fear Expressed    of  Tlntensiflei I  'irROUBLEi  Shortage of Labor,After the Draft  Is In Operation.  Ottawa, September 2 9.���������Reports,  reaching here from the agricultural  districts in Western Canada indicate  that no trouble is-anticipated, from  Intensified:labor problems as a result  of the operation of the-Military Service Act. . Experience at the time.of  the harvest this year, \;-hen,..sumcr  lent labor was supplied through the  co-operation of the many patriotic  forces in adifion to the regular supply., has. caused the farmers to view  the prospect with complacence^  in the first years. of the war, a/  large number of farmers, left-the land  to join the armies. The exodus was  led by the large number of men  from the Old Country who had taken  up farms in the west. The operation of the Exemption Boards,-under  the Military.Service Act. wall tend to  prevent,any;serious withdrawal of  farmers or their assistants.in future,  as agriculture is one.of the industries  which will be given.particular care.  Since Western Canada is intensely i  democratic, in-its political views,, the  sharing of military burdens tinder the  Military. Service- Act -meets, with wide  approval there. The scope permitted  Exemption Boards ,i.n their dealings  with individual cases is nevertheless  admitted-to. be necessary ..in the highest interests of, the country.  Exemption Tribunals in all parts of Canada  The local exemption tribunals will be constituted with the least delay  possible, consistent with the selection of representative individuals to  compose them, and the instruction of the members in their duties. There  will be more than one thousand of such tribunals throughout Canada, each  consisting of two members, one of'whom will be nominated, by a Joint  Committee of Parliament, and the other by one of the Judges of the  existing Courts. Every effort will be mnde by the wtoc distribution of  tribunals, and by provision where necessary for their sitting in more than  one place, to minimise the inconvenience to which men will be put in  obtaining the disposition of their cnsc3.  A Registrar will be appointed in euch Province, who will be named  in the proclamation and to whom enquiries may be addressed.    Each.  Provincial Registrar will transmit to the appropriate tribunal the applications for exemption-which have, been submitted-in advance.of the sit--  tings, and men.who have,sent these in will not be required to attend the  tribunals until^notincd-to do so. ..Other.applicants should attend per- -  sonally on tlie tribunal without notice.  How to report for service  Men who do not desire to claim exemption will report to the military  authorities for service either by mail or in person at any time after the  issue of the proclamation. Forms of report by mail will be found in all  post offices, and, like applications for exemption, will be transmitted free  of postage.   . o   '  Early report advantageous  No man ,w,hp.reports for service will, although he may be medically  examined and passed as fit,' be required to go into camp or join a battalion ���������  until after a day fixed by the proclamation sufficiently late to permit of  the disposition by the local tribunals of most, if not all, of the applica- ���������,  tions for exemption which may come before them. Thus no advantage  will be gained by delaying or disadvantage incurred by prompt report for  service on the part of those who do not intend to apply for exemption.  Facilities for immediate medical examination  Immediately upon the issue of the proclamation, medical boards will ;  sit at eyery-.-mobilization centre for the examination of men who report  for service or who, subject to their right within the time limited to apply-,  for exemptiqn, desire to have their physical fitness determined in order to  allay any doubt as to their physical condition, or to know.definitely and  in advance whether there is a possibility of their services being required-  Certificates of physical unfitness issued by these Medical Boards will be,  accepted without any further investigation by exemption tribunals when  they sit.    Men.found.physically fit who have not reported for service  may nevertheless apply for exemption on any of the prescribed grounds; -  including even their physical condition if dissatisfied with the Medical  Board's conclusion.  Notice jtp join the colors  As reinforcements are required, notice to report to the nearest mobiW-o  ization centre..will be given from time to time to the men found liable and  passed as fit for service.    Disobedience of such notice will render the .  offender liable to punishment, but punishment for failure���������to reportfor  military?service, or to report subsequently,for duty when called upon;  will be.imposed ordinarily by the civil magistrates; offenders, however; ���������.  will remain liable for the performance of their military duties notwith-  standing.any civil punishment which may be imposed^ and will be liable  to military punishment in cases in which civil proceedings are nottaken. .  \yatch for the. Proclamation  Notice;pf the. day appointed for the making of a claim-for exemption -.  or for report for military service-will be published as widely as possible;  but, as no.personal;.notice can be. given., until .the individuals .called out .  have; so reported themselves or claimed exemption, men possibly concerned are warned to inform.them9elves:with regard to1 the day-fixed;���������  since negieot may involve .the loss by them of important privileges and .-  rights,; %, -  CHAS. J. DOHERTY, r..  Minister of Justice; :  180      -  '#'���������  &m&mm������m!rtonma>^9}& ���������>"  See me now about that Insurance  ��������� ������  b     j tA>/ e q; -. JL-^,1.V/ ������.  I have a large md '"splendid ������;S&pplyi$f  Raspberry Canes far sale at^low prices.,  Fiaeat^iiialiiy.'/.  Abbots^  i  "���������"ii  4  "ft  1  .rfa^iwmas^  in .TOfl lABBOflSffdftb P^ST,' 'ABBOTgflOfcfi, B. t.  SBtaenxsmzTsz:  3ST2K  giiiiiii^^  otsrord an  .d  [as done  or the freedom ana rignis o  nincentiv in senain  ier  l\^o������  d;  ���������     ���������  sJ  V  <is  i  a ��������� -���������  \  - ���������;.���������  The following are the names:  W. A. Ferguson, killed. , ,  H. E. Lloyd, killed.  J. McDonald, killed.  <  I-I. R. Gray, killed.  E. 0. Collinson, killed.  A. Ames, killed.  J. P. 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 (KTd)<  Geo. Knoxj died, pneumonia.-'.  A. J. Munro; (Prisoner.)-  L. Trethewey, (Gassed)  Wm; Morgan. (Invalided)���������-������������������  S. McPhee (Wounded) -  D. Campbell, . (Wounded) ���������  Albert.Davenport (Wound'd)  P. Brown, invalided.  A. G. Adams.  E. Anderton.  J. ��������� Aitkeh..  Stanley Attwood  H.. Arnold.  P. Beale.  Steve Beebe  C. Bayes.  Hilliard Boyd.  Ed Barrett. .  ���������   j  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. , ��������� :j  . T. Donnelly.  J. Downie.  A. C. Dudden.  Paul Dutase  Andy Ellwood.  Wm. Evans  Norman Evans-  Geo.-Padden- ���������  A. A. Fermodf.'.  A: A. Fermor  S. Finch:  .   A. F. Fluuimerfelt'-  J. Fraser,  Ernest Gazley.  Clarence Gazley.  D. Geddes. ..  E. B. de la Giroday.  Robert Gillen *"  G. N. Gillett.  H. Gordon.  G. Gougii; '������������������  H. Green  I-I.  Grimley..  J. Hands.  G. E. Hayes.  A. Healey.  A/Hicks.  0. Hicks.-  Robt..'Higginson  Matt Higginson.  A. Hill-Tout.  Charles.-Hill-Tout  Willie Hill-Tout  R. Hughes.  T. M. Hutton  C. Hulton-Harrop.  .   V. Hulton-Harrop.  K. Huggard.  J I. Johnston.  J. Kirkbride.  S. Knott.  Fred Knox.  Henry Knox.  W. Laird.  Geo. E. Leary  .".������-.   I",'/''"!  Roy Mains  T. Mawson. o  Frank McCallum  J. McCormack.  Kenneth McGilivray.  Stewart McGillivray,  H. McKinnon  Wm. Mclntyre  P. D. McLagan  Matt Nelson. ���������,  Jack Parton  Peter Pearson.    .  A. Pegrain. ']\\  T. Perks. - "."  R. Peters.  Major B. Pottinger  S. Ramsay  John Rhodes  M. Rhodes.  Geo. Sharp.  Robt. Sim.  H. Skipworth.  J. L. Sansom  John Sinclair.   ��������� ;���������������������������  R. Smart. .j,;  T. Smeeton.  B. W. Suthern. :;  A. Teng.  W. W. Thaw  L. Trethewey..      \  T. Usher. "���������*  Walker Wallace  Gordon Walters  Harold Walters  Thos. Walters  J. Welch.  A. Williams.  J. O. Williams.  Percy Wilson.  Frank Wooler  Manlius Zeigler  are we,  e Canadian  o are left behind, going to contribute  atriotic Fund, as our share,  to equal the sacrifice ot those who nave  or en~  :or  seas  ervice.    Give a monthly subscription.  ������4  i  4.  ^^WWi^^wm  SSawSS ������u>*i'ti?iftt������������'li^ijS^^Vfc1t&fwfr^"*w������SXjamJwwfl3pyjR'?������.?������ jJ?A&.Ji ft������iW^������iViffijM.frHV*fc.������.irl *XiXZLdNSip&A* bwWS^viiXiSWa.^^J^.M.iW iWiiwJlW^f^Jiia^ *&f������&.%������?ltt.'+^fif*'i^%i������*t Jtt"'J������*tXK/L* ^SiU^K^S^v^flKu THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, 8. &  ^���������BMgQyg.,.. lj I...... lUiaUJ^B-  i*UW*W*M*  "���������?^ar!iiw'an!"M  ���������t*rw*^M*"t"*'"������ >****������������������*���������  ���������sssHsras  S\  SEC  BUY YOUR  BACON, HAM, LARD  SALT FISH, ETC.  From J. G. COPPING, the Pioneer Butcher,  ABB0T9F0KB, B. C.  AND SAVE MONEY     . ���������  Why  Is The Telephone   Directory  An Excellent Advertising Medium?  Its circulation of 35,000 is among all classes of people  'on  the Lower  Mainland;    It    reaches  everybody    who  reads..   There is no waste circulation.    People depend on  the reliable information in the directory and, refer to it.  Where is there better or more persistent publicity?  The directory is referred to at least 150,000 times daily.  BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE Co.  Limited  $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.  ALIOT   LEE,   Grocer   &M- l&S������r  7*V"i 7TVC  HEE96  Delivery made on Thursdays if desired  Or sent by express*    16 cents per pound  By CISSY  A. friend of the soldiers who has  had experience in Graphology, offers  to toll the character or readers "of the  Fraser Valley Record, from their  handwriting.  Specimens are'to be written ou one  side of the slieet of unruled paper,  and to consist of a quotation, poetical or otherwise, of ..at least four  lines. It is not necessary .for the  writers to sign their _ names. Any  noin de plume, or initial that will  distinguish each one's own' delineation will suffice.  With each specimen, we ask for the  small sum of ten cents; and all "proceeds will be divided equally between  the Patriotic and Prisoners of war  Funds. Address correspondence to  Box 6 Mission City.  Louisa:  in form,  dexterity,  Perception of beauty  constructive ability,  and artistic talents  show in this hand writing, also  a lack of order, neatness and  prudence. The nature is sagacious and there is a predominance of the reflective faculties,  also a high sense of honor..  Dante: Has broad mindedness  liberality, high aspirations, decision of purpose, openncs, resolution, pride, magnanimity,  independence and force.  Mildred: Effusive, fanciful, ol'  a persevering turn of mind, and  possessing logical capacity built  on established beliefs. Rather  varieble in moods, coquettish,  attractive and fond of admiration.  Anora H.: I wish you and El  eanor B. had written on unruled paper and not written <so  nicely as ybii conventionalized  your writing'and eliminated  many characteristics; making  my task hard. You are ambitious, resolute, calmly combative, rather precise, fond of ceremony and matters of detail, orderly, constructive and methodical.  Eleanor B: Has protective-  ness. loyalty, love of approval,  a slight pessimism, a habit of  reverting to the first idea, love  of conventionalities, placidity,  sympathy and good nature.  Trustees' Association-to be held  in Nanaimo shortly. At the last  meting of the board it was.decided that another delegate in  addition to the chairman, Mr.  Geo. Pratt, should be appointed.  Trustee Wooler. was chosen as  the second delegate, withTrus-  tee Purver as an alternative.  The chairman brought up the  matter of the school children  and the non hour. With the  teachers away and the children  remaining at school for lunch  they get into mischief and some  times cause damage. This state  was more noticeable in the graded schools where there were  two or more classes., It was  stated that at Matsqui village  Lhe teachers had arranged a-  mong themselves so that one  should remain on duty during  noon on alternative days. At  the Mt. Lehman school the  same arrangement would be  carried out and it was likely the  In answer to an inquiry of the  board, a letter was received  from Dr. Alexander , Robinson,  superintendent of , education  stating that a teacher appointed on August 28. is not entitled  to receive salary for the month  of August. Only those teachers  who were appointed prior to  August 27 were entitled to salary for that month. The secretary was instructed' to order  teachers' desks for the assistants at Matsqui ��������� and Dunach  schools.  Trustee Wooler reported that  the. cost of installing a water  system at the Peardonville  scrreoi would cost $104. The  trustees will go into this matter.  KANAKAS  ALWAYS   IN SEASON  Dear food is certain to bo an affliction and a source of complaint for a  good whilo to como. Pcoulo alroady  talk about a food dictator on the Ger-  nian and English plan for this coun-  same system would be adopted! |.ry 0r abundant production and largo  at    Clayburn    and    (lie   other  schools.  Trustee Wooler reported that  the 14-yearold daughter of Mrs.  Barret was not attending school  regularly. The mother had been  approached in regard to the mat  ter, but she had refused to send  her girl to school. On the motion of Trustees Conroy and  Hougen it was decided that the  i  food experts.  In that connection a corrospondont  points out that two articles of food  arc practically'aiways to bo found in  every part of the United States, and  almost nlway at a low-price when tho  distance which they are transported  *p. taken into account. The two articles are oranges and bananas. Tho  price of the latter, in fact, is almost  stable and uniform all over the country  year  in and  year  out,  although  secretary should report     to the  bananas are a perishable product and  department of education the re- s are shipped thousands of miles.  Mr. Tom Laxton met with an  accident on Wednesday. It appears he was in the woods  hauling wood with a sled. He'  fell off in front of the sled the  runner crushing his shoulder.  He was brought to Mission City  and under the care of Dr. A. J.  Stuart is doing as well as could  be expected.  fusal of Mrs. Barret to send her  daughter to the Pine Grove  school.   .  <. When Trustee Hougen reported that Mrs. Carlson, janitor of,  the Matsqui school would not  be able to do the work after  December 1, it was decided that  the secretary should write to  the Returned Soldiers' Association asking them if a returned  man could be procured to do the  work.  Mr. Olund drew attention to  the poor foundation of the Abcr-  den school and the need of the  drain under the building. Trustee Wooler was instructed to  have the drain put in. The secretary was authorized toarrange  for water for the Mount Lehman school.  Other food articles that are distri-  bute efficiently will occur to every patron of a grocery store, because the  distibution is intelligently organized.  Organization and culinary education  are the first answers to the food problem.���������Evening Post.  POTATO "DON'TS  Don't injure the selling and storing  qualities of your potatoes by careless  digging.  Don't ship your frost damaged pota  toes.    It is disastrous.  Don't demoralize the already overburdened transportation facilities by  shipping cull potatoes. Unless potatoes are extremely high in price, culls  ,-vvill not bring transportation charges  Don't overlook the advantages of  "machine sizers." They are proving  of great value in many sections.  Don't expect machine    sizers  grade out the defective tubers.  to  WLIL SEND. DELEGATES  TO B. C. TRUSTEES*  ANNUAL MEETING  Two delegates from the Matsqui school board will attend the  annual convention of the B. C.  J. M. JONIS  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Miss-teji City  LIVERY, AUT@ aad  FIEB &TAILES  ������. saffSRY, Proprietor.  TEAMING and  DRAYING  WOOD aad COAL F������w Salfl  0tUx% Promptly Filled  Auto  For  Mire.  Give us a call and you wiii  Wttsad rigkt every time.  e.  JBfl������flU������B^I&<a&^  35s  irt'iifcr:1  ass  3  AH0TSFHH) iiSTRICT BOM! OF   TRADE  meama  ffSSB  ;agiM^iw^itfjLx^������it-j������mitraiWUljkik^,:r.iit^������iil.iJsr  President, Hepe Alanson   Secretary, N. Hill  of Afefe@tetal, B. C.  Mee&ag Meld First Mwiday of Each Month  ESSESZZaZSBEZ  Write $&e asor&tey regarding maimfaeturing sites  wi%L usi*x3fiUed sfe^phg facilities and ekeap power  ar iiafesosa&Qia. regai'dSBg tlhe farm and fruit lands of  t&e dktrkt, aad iiadiaatriee already established,        jj  EfflsmEsm  ������*HmMIMW\.i.U AAu.  exan  UliiiillLjmKt"'  'UIUMUWIUM ���������MILMIL  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M.   MURPHY,   PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B- C.  ���������M  J.J  /('  4  1  1  m  WBLmffm

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