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 . i  i  ���������'i'-.g  i  i  -.1  'Hi  <1  1.1  M  ���������:  <M������  With which is incorporated "The -Huritirigdon Star"  Vol. IX., No. 2.  4.BBOTSFORD,   B, C., FRIDAY, ��������� OCTOBER 9, 1914  $1.00 per Year  t~-  **x  That's what you pay for and that's what you get   by  dealing with us.     Wc will   always make   it  a point to secure the best the market    cair  supply  us   in  Prompt and careful delivery service   to  all  parts of town. . ,  We are ALSO Sole Agents for  Purity- Flour; We,.also  V;-andle Hive , Roses; Royal- Standard and B. and K. Flours  MATSQUI COUNCIL MEETING  The.regular meeting of the Matsqui council "was held in the municipal hall on Saturday, October 3rd,  with the reeve in the chair and all  members of the council in attendance  The minutes of the previous meeting were read and also the special  meeting of September ��������� 19th,t and a-  dopted.  Communications Were Received  Union of B. C. Municipalities stating that the annual meeting will be  held in' Kamlops on Thursday and  Friday, October 22 and 23rd. The  reeve and clerk were appointed delegates.  From A. M. Verchere on behalf of  Mr. G. Wharton, asking for a refund  ' of taxes paid by reason of a portion  of the south half of the S. E. 1-4 of  S. 29, Tp. 13, being asessed as wild  land. The clerk was instructed to  reply that the council did not have  the power to -make any changes in  the  assessment.  Mt. Lehman Timber and Trading  Company. Ltd., stating that they had  paid $37.50 to the Royal Columbian Hospital for one M'akimoto The  clerk was instructed; to so advise the  hospital.  Wm. Acorn stating that the men  engaged in building the road*on the  west boundary of the subdivision of  part of.the S. E. 1-4 of Sec. 12, Tp.  14 had felled the timber on his property. The clerk Avas instructed to  advise Mr. R. H. S. Cresswell of the  circumstances.  J. T. Carlson and 45 others, being  a petition to open up the Riverside  road from the Township line road to  the' mill properly of Mr. S. Trethewey:     Laid over.  John Pope stating that he wished  to proceed with the building'of his  road fence on the .south side and he  had found that the road in several  places was on his land.    He wished,  the council to put the road iii its  proper place.- Referred to Coun. Sat-  chell with power to act, as will also  a similar request from J. A. Morrison  W. J. Higginson-and three others  being a petition to open up the Higginson road west of the Clearbrook  road. Refered to Coun. Melander to  examine and report atthe next meeting.  The'Royal Columbian Hospital,  giving notice that Mrs. James Brig-  nail had been admitted therein as a  .patient.    Filed.  Municipal solictiors stating that  the the municipality had no power to  pass any by-law in'respect to shooting on the Sabbath Day, also, that no  action could be proceeded with for  any breach of the Dominion Statutes  with respect to tho olpervance of the  I.ci*d'& Day wiiiont the consent of  the Attorney-General of the province.  It was decided to ask for such permission with respect to shooting on  the Sabbath Day: also, that in accordance with the Municipal Elections  Act as amended,' the voters' list -for  the forthcoming election must contain only the names of registered  owners, registered vendees under a-  greement for sale, assessed homesteaders, assessed pre-emptors, representatives of assessed corporations, hold  er of trade licenses and householders  The assessor was requested to make  enquiries in the Land Registry olhce  as to the time that will be necessary  to prepare such .a list.  Provincial Secretary stating that  the appeal re the Malaher subdivision  was confirmed by the executive council. Filed.  Vancouver General Hospital, giving  informal notice that Owen Hearndon  had been admitted therein as a patient. Filed. '  : C. P. R. stating that their gravel  pits were closed down for the winter  and they were therefore unable to  make any improvements to the road  crossings on the Mission branch,-hut  It due notice bo t'-'iv'cn next spring  the mattor will receive attention.'Fil-  ed. -;���������/  C. P. R.'stating that the matter of  the Andean road crossing,would have  their attention.    Fiirul.  Register, County Court, advising of  tho registration of the "South Bell  Road By-law" Filed,  B. did. R. Comiany, stating that  the matter of fencing their right of  way at the big fill' near the Rand  station will have thuir immediate attention.    Filed.  Resolutions  McCallum-Satcheti. that, the remaining $35 of $200 apropriatibn  on the Huntingdon road be cancelled  and a like sum be expended in slashing and logging a portion of the Mt..  Lehman road.'     Carried.  Beaton-Satchell, that a. Patriotic  concert and ball be'held in tho municipal Hall on Friday, October 16th.  Beatoh-McCallum,- that a cheque  for $50 be issued to F. Smith for  work on the township line road west  in Ward 2. J ������ ' '  Melander-McCallurh, that Coun.  Satchell be authorized ^ to expend a  sum not exceeding .$30 in repairing  the township line road on Matsqui  Prairie.     Carried.    ��������� ';'  Beaton-McCallum,-vthat of the $600  appropriation on the Townsliip Line  road in Ward 2. $300 be withdrawn  and applied to the Bates road. Carried.   - ��������� /  Coun.' Satchell reported'.that the  crossing of the-LpOgytTig'-'-Road'oIc'rie"  Jackman Lumber Company needed a  few more planks and the clerk was  instructed to notify them that such  was the case.  The clerk was instructed to' notify  Mr. M. E. Alexander to move back  his fence along the Township Line  rad and Mr. H. ���������F. Page to move  back his fence along the .road being-  opened through the centre of section  13, Tp. 17. Notice is to be given  to Mr. C. B. Hill-Tout to remove  the slabs wliich he had. caused to be  placed on the old Riverside Road.  The reeve reported that he had  been given assurance by the resident  engineer that the necessary repairs  would be' made to the Mt.- Lehman  wharf; also, that there was a strong  probability that the council would  be refunded a portion, at least, of  the expense that had been incurred  in conection with the trial of one Ra-  jmal, a Hindoo now under, trial for  murder. , .  Bills Ordered  Paid  R. Higginson,  cutting thistles,  $3  Ross   Road:   F.   Baines,   $58;   J.  Crossley $33.50;  B.'Baines,  $31.00;  H. Llewellyn, $31; H. Peardon, $18.-  50;   Powder,  $15.00;   Total  $1ST.OO  International Boundary Line Road  J. Berger, $17.25; W. Stafford, $20.-  50; J. Campbell, $14.75; Nels Larsen  $20.65;'" Total $73.15.  Glenmore Road, ward 1: P. Conroy  $11.40; H. Fowles, $9.50; C. Christ-  ianson, $S.75; E. White, Jr., $7.00;  Total  $36.65.  C. E. Gephart, contract on Huntingdon Road, $165.00  A. F. Sinclair, contract on South  LeFeuvre Road,  $118.00  W. T. Prosoliski, repairs to International Boundary Road $2.50.  Mt. Lehman-Matsqui Road: M. Nor  den $25.00; H. Shogren, $20.00; T.  Westlin, $7.50; F. Martin, $10.00; J.  Munson, $2.50; .I. Pace, $2.50. Total $67.50. ���������������������������: i  J. J. Pace, movinr back Alverson  fence, $10.00.  Township Line road, Ward 2: M.  D. Morison, $38.50; F. Whitcomb,  $23.00; J. C. Bailev, $16.75; F.  White, $20.50; F. Carmichael, $10.25  W. Bailey, $31.25; J. A. Morrison,  $25.00; L. McKinon, $41.00.  Total $231.00.  Bates Road: Percy Smith, $125.00  M. Nordin, $15.00; R. McLeod, $25;  J. Olsen, $50; J. Westlin, $37.50;  Total, $300.00  ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST  S. A. Morley was a visitor at Sumas Thursday afternoon.  R.   Shortreed   arrived   home  morning via- Mission City.  this  Mrs. Fraser entertained at cards  and music at her residence on Wednesday  evening.  to observe strict neutrality,, is today  in a state of unmeasurable suffering  Seven  oiit of ��������� her  nine ' provinces '  have   been- devastated  by  the'' most .  dreadful war known to history. The  peaceful countryside is strewn " with  dead and the.dying.    Thousands' of ,  people have nothing in the world'left  not a roof over their heads, no.money,   no   clothes,   and  no   chance* of  earning a  living of any sort.  I am  told the sight of these poor refugees  wandering over the country seeking  food and shelter is more pitable than  words   can ��������� express,   and   that  it -is'  scsarcely possible to exaggerate the .  calamity which,  with  overwhelming  suddenness,' has  fallen '  upon    this ���������  peaceful, thrifty and self-reliant people.  1 realize that in British Columbia  may expect more or less nard'times  this winter, and that the old. aaaj;o  "charity'begins at home" may within  limitations well apply, but sir, 1 feel  suie you will agree with me that a  broader interpretation of this principle is now warranted.    The Belgian  people have, in our cause, and to'our  benefit, committed their lives, their ���������  families,   ancl   their   homes. to^.tliiy .  nobler view' of  the obligations '7&P  -  also owe to the world aOarge,:,,atid    we in Canada who are spared,the\asv;-  Several   auto   loads'of  sportsmen  ful   sufferings  of[.our  brave   ARie^  Geo! Clarke and Geo. Kerr spent  a few days this week duck shoting  on the marshes.  The Fraser Valley Ministerial Association will meet here on Monday  tlie. 12th at the Manse.  '. Mr. Rodgers who was seriously ill  has so fully recovered that he is  able to go out of doors again.   i_*   Mr. Lachlan McNeil is < under the  doctor's care and confined to his bed  with serious stomach trougle. ',  . A large number of residents of  town intend taking in the Patriotic  Concert at Huntingdon tonight!  and would-be-sportsmen from Vancouver are spending a few days on  Sumas lake.  " Mr/' ^l'der^atfend'ed * an" ordination  and induction service at Cnetral  Park" on Thursday of this week and  preached the sermon there.  - Mr. Tim McElroy is busily engaged  in clearing up the debris incidental  to - the recent fire which wiped out  his' building, the Commercial Hotel.  Mr: B. ' B. Smith, general merchant, states that in the face of considerable competition his business is  particularly good' considering the  general hard times prevalent.  Harvest Home services will be conducted in St. Matthew's church on  Sunday, the 11th. The Rev. Mr.  Yates will officiate. Appropriate services and music have been prepared  and it is expected that a good majority of the congregation will be in  attendance.  Mr. C. J. Windquist, who has been  in the employ of the C. P. R. here for  some time in the capacity of freight  clerk, has recently been transferred  to the baggage department at Vancouver. His duties here have been  taken over' by Mr. J. Sanson, who  will also look after the; express business at this  point.  (Continued on Page Two)  To take the place of the popular  afternoon teas which have been held  at the residence of Mrs. Boyd during  the summer, a series of pleasant evenings have been arranged for by  the ladies of the, W! A. to be under  the patronage of Mrs. Boyd. These  functions will be held every alternate  Thursday, the next one being on  Thursday, October 15th. The full  winter's program is being prepared  for publication and 'will appear in  these columns shortly.  ASSIST   THE   BELGIANS  The following communica.Uon    has  been received from the%ei/i;.ian"C6'ii-.  sulate at Vancouver:      x: '    .  The Editor,  Abbotsford Post,  Abbotsford, B. C.  Sir:  May I -solicit your assistance in  colecting a British Columbia Fund  for the relief of the appalling destitution and misery of the Belgian  people.  I shold like to bring forcefully to  the   attention  of   your   readers  that,  Belgium, mindful of her obligations \  may well show them that,,-in, their  time  of  great need,  we .extend the  helping hand so..much required ,ap.d  so fully, justified.  .       ,      ....*,..  -^n"'M3ntrear"a^tr*6^  mittee has been formed to collect relief  for the homeless. and  destitute  Belgians.    H.   R| ��������� H|   the   Duke  of  Connought, Premier Borden, Sir'Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Thomas Shaughnes-;  sy and many prominent in the political and commercial life of .the eastern  provinces  having given their active  and generous support,  f     xa Vancouver, we nave a representative .local committee lor uie luam-  iknd pi .British uoiumDia unuer me "  patronage   oi his- Honor  Lieutenant  v*overnor, tne nun. sir Kicnaiu mors ride, the iion.  \v. j. .Bowser,.Jtv. O.  i-i. ������i. Stevens, M. P. Mayor uaxter,  air Chas. H. 'rupper K. <j. M. G. and  many .other of tne leading ana pro-  ressional. and business men    ot   the  city.  1 believe the many other important points of the Mainland will answer this appeal of our Allies, and on  behalf of the people of Belgium i ask  your valuaLUe assistance in making-  up a s^^oL-^i^ai contribution to help  their actress.  Will you open a. subscription list  and invite your readers to donate  what they think properand can afford  As this call for help is urgent, and  with the winter months close at hand-  I shold like to remit the H: C. Relief Fund by the end of this month,  and would therefore ask you to remit  me any proceeds of your subscription  list by the 31st inst., if possible. The  cheque should be made.payable to the  Belgian Relief Fund, and I will send  you my consular receipt and grateful  acknowledgement. In remitting pro-,  ceeds to the Montreal executive, each  District contribution will be separately mentioned.  Thanking you in    anticipation    of  your great service to this cause, I am, ���������  Sir,  Yours respectfully,  JOHN M. WHITEHEAD  Consul for Belgium.  Vancouver, B. C. '  (If any of our readers wish to donate through this source to the Belgian Relief Fund, any monies given  to the Assistant Postmaster, Mr. Barret, will be forwarded at the end of  the month.���������Ed.)  CLEARING SALE NOW ON  Buy now and save money on all  general lines of Dry Goods, Groceries, Enamelware, etc. Spencer &  Hill, Brook's Old Stand, Abbotsford.  \1)  .wv*������_ ���������J*,*ir*~'l  m  **J*!4S  Efti  t ^.J(tt(jur^i4 .V.  ���������PHfc ABBOTSFOilD POST,  ABBOTSPOitb, ������.  ft.  su  TB3S ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by Th������ Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Our  Advertising rates  made  knov/n  on  application  Shibboleth���������Neither   for  n������r   agin'   the  Government  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 1914  In a time like this when a citizen firmly decides  to spend just as little as possible���������to make a dollar do the work of two���������he is, only, too ready to  fall into the error of suppsing that the "ninety-nine  cents" mark of the mail order house is his salvation  says an exchange. He forgets the weeks of waiting  for his. purchase, the impossibility of a personal  examination and selection of goods, and the fact  that he must pay carriage charges on comparatively  small shipments, which are relatively high. Then  too, he overlooks the broad principle that in tho  spending of money away from homo he robs his  cinmunity and indirectly himself.  Now Is the time to stand together. Your home  merchants, you may be sure, are only too ready to  give you fair prices and meet the competition of  the mail order houses, if you only give them a fair  fighting chance. Next time you think of buying  out of town, change your mind. At least see if  you cannot find the same thing in your own home  town and at about the same price. Remember you ���������  can look over your prospective purchase here, you  can take it home at once and you can take it home  free. Furthermore you give the merchant that  much additional money, he gives a god .deal of it  to someone else in town and bye and bye a portion of it will come back to you.  Did you ever realize the possibilities in debt paying of one dollar spent in paying a bill you owe  your neighbor and he owes someone ese and so  on?  Sunday was a. day of prayer throughout the United States It was also a day of prayer, for pe ace  throughout. Canada. Both countries have much to  be thankful for���������that the-war rages in Europe and  not in Canada.  "No news" is what greets us each day; while  the'Allies and the Germans are fighting about Aisne  (pronounced an) but should the German Emperor  arise some morning and feel like advertising his  navy by turning it loose on the British navy, there  would be something to read and write about for  the next fortnight at least.  How long will the war last? That is a question  that concerns many of us at the/ present time. It  is hard however to say and one person's opinion  is. really just as-good as another's in the matter..  Some seem- to-think that the end of the.year will  see. it'drawing to a close.. However, should the  present battle of Cracow bevwon by the Russians  and" the" battle of Aisne be eventually decided in  favor of the Allies there- will not be much chance  of it being a.prolonged war. The emperor might  not. become discouraged, but it would; be, a big a-  wakening to the German nation, and there would  be-internal trouble in Germany that would make  it difficult for the Kaiser to carry future victory  in any engagement. With the fleet mined in the  Keil and the Baltic,. the "Jig" would be pretty  near up for future expansion by the-crazy, emperor  Turkey seems, to be taking, good advice and'acting  as a good wise old bird, remaining on- the fence  until such time as she sees on which side the ripe  grain looks the most tempting.  So the Kaiser has dismissed Von Moltke, because  he- would not sanction the sending of the zapplins  to invade England, thus the British Isles.  The war has been the cause- of many efforts at.  verse, says the Victoria Colonist, and a good many  of them.'find their way to this and all printing  offices. The spirit wliich inspires the writers is  highly commendable, and for, this reason we intend to say. a few words to such contributors. The  first observation we will make is that to write verse  is..by no means a difficult thing, and the production:  of a. number of rhyming lines, with a fairly regular  metre, isj something that almost any person can.  achieve with a little trouble. The next is. that  there is no advantage in saying things in rhyme-  that would not be worth saying in prose, 'lhe  rythm of verse adds-to the force of strong sentiments, but the line between strength and weakness  is a very narow one, and the amateur versifier  is. very apt to get on the wrong, side of it. A  thirl observation Is that, most amateurs realy do.  not understand the construction of verses; which  has a mechanical side to it, and this cannot be  ignored. Really the best advice that can be given  to those who feel that they can write war poetry  ,is: Don't try to. At least don't try to write it  for publication.  Now is the time to build up the province of B. C.  We want, more industries; we want more people  in this province; we want the advancement in all  lines of trade. The cities of this province are. it  is certain growing much faster than the country  districts, but growing so as not to be self-contained as-we would wish them in cases of depression  like the present. Were there more manufacturing  in this province, and the people of the province  patronizing the "Made in B. C." article it is certain that there would be far more money in circulation throughout the province���������we would ha*'e  industrial centres, as well as the cities. The fact  of there being more people would make it Incumbent upon the farmers to grow two blades of grass  where now only one grows, and it. would necossarily  make a richer and more prosperous farming community, as patronizing home industry the peoples  -p*  A waiter need not be on hand during meals. A well-trained waiter  will not hear yon if you shout to him  through a fog horn or summon him  with a gong. But arop a fifty cent  piece ever so lightly on a china plate  ancl lie will be there fo cover it in a  minute.  all  .of tlie cities and industrial  centres-would be  purchasing the table products grown-in B. C.  Half the people of the province do not at tlie  present time know what articles are manufactured  in the province. , There are a whole lot of worthy  small factories throughout the province that are  worthy of our suport, and when we go to buy a  pair of shoes, it would finally be to our advantage  to purchase a B. C. article, were it- as good as a  similar article made in any of tlie other provinces  or an article made in the United States. We all  know the story about the dollar spent at home  coming back again, but the dollar spent to go  to a foreign country, finds a new home.  There is room for education along- these lines We  give a few of the articles made in this province  and found in our stores���������at least in some of them  Recently we came across a merchant (no names  are given) who purchases a certain style of shoe  from tho manufacturers of this province as if is  just as good as tho similar shoe made in Ontario.  His object is the supporting of the home industries of the province wherever possible. Both he  and the manufacturer should make as much of  this fact as possible in soliciting trade through'  their advertising. There are a lot of people in B.  C. who are, loyal enough to buy in the province  in  which their money is made.  SELECTING POTATOES FOR SEED  Good seed is worth all of its cost of production  poor, weak seed is dear at any price. Seed of  great vitality is of the utmost importance to the  grower, and the losses due to poor seed would be  staggering if fully 'realized. TJiere is a widespread  practise, among farmers, says an exchange, of plant  ing second-sized potatoes regardless of whether they  come from vigorous hills or not. This is a serious mistake which can have only one result, i. e.,  the early runing out of the variety. The practise  of hill selection should be carried out, for, although  it involves some extra labor," it is worth many times  its cost.  If- the seed has been planted, one seed piece in a  place,, uniformity of selection can be secured by  confining the choice to the onestalk hills in the  field. This method can be varied, however, by-  setting a standard in the ratio of not less than  four good, marketable potatoes to ��������� one-stah*: hill,  seven to a two-stalk hill. When the crop is half  or two-thirds ripened, the grower with a bundle  of twigs or. sticks, goes over the field and marks a.  number of the hills showing excellent vigor, for  next year's seed. All of the marked plants have  shown vigor but all may not produce desirable  tubers. Any marked hill which produces fewer  tubers than we have set for the standard, or is undesirable in other respect should be discarded.. Selection in this manner secures vigor, which is of  prime importance in enabling the crop to withstand insects and diseases. Moreover, the. grower  is obtaining all of his seed stock from hills that  have produced a fair number of marketable tubers  thus insuring an increasing yield.  THJE  DAY  You boasted the Day, and you toasted the Day,  And now the Day has come. '  Blasphemer, braggart and coward all.  Little you reck of ��������� the numbering ball,  The blasting shell, or the "white arm's'  As they speed your humans home.  fall,  You spied for the Day, and you lied for the Day,  . And woke the Day's red spleen.  Monster, who asked God's aid Divine,  Then strewed His seas with the ghastly mine;  Not all the waters of all the Rhine  Can wash thy foul hands clean.  You dreamed for the Day, you schemed for the Day;  Watch how the Day will go.       .  Slayer of age and  youth  and  prime  (Defenceless slain for never a' crime)  Thou are steeped in blood as a hog in slime,  False friend ancl cowardly ,foe."  You have sown for the Day, you have grown for the  Day;  Yours is the harvest red.  Can you hear the groans and awful cries?  Can you see the heap of slain that lies,  And sightless turned to the flame-spit skies  The glassy eyes of the dead?  You have wronged for the Day, you have longed  for the Day  That lit the awful flame.  'Tis nothing to you  that hill ancl plain  Yield sheaves of dead men amid the grain;  That widows mourn for their loved ones slain,  *'���������. And mothers  curse  thy name.  But after the Day there's a price to pay  For the sleepers under tlie.. sod.  And He you have mocked for many a day���������  Listen, and hear what He has to say:  "Vengeance is mine, I will repay."  What can you say to God?  , ���������Bath Railway JJoet.  TIMBER RESOURCES OF B. C.  In the vast forests of British Columbia 3 60 billion feet of the finest  mature timber is now awaiting manu  facture. Cutting at the present time  amount'to less than two billion feet  a year, which is bnt a portion of the  annual ��������� forest growth.. Far larger  markets for timber, therefore, must  be found! and thus the provincial gov  ernment, assisted by the Department  of Trade and Comorce at Ottawa  is leading the industries concerned  in a commercial campaign both in  the existing markets and in those  now being made accesible by the op-  nowr being made acressible by the opening of the Panama Canal..  Some of the largest mills in the  world are in British Columbia, and  the cutting and manufacture of timber is the most important business  in the province. The number of saw  pulp, paper and shingle mills is over  ���������100, and their output for J 913 was  valued at $30,000,000. From public  property in timber the annual revenue received by the provincial treasury is nearly $3,000,000. Tho Supreme importance of tho forests and  of the industries dependent upon  them has made the prevention of forest fires an important matter of public policy.  Protection and administration of  British Columbia's timber resources  is entrusted fo the Korest Branch of  the Government service. The permanent staff is distributed through eleven forest districts, in each of which  a largo number of forest guards and  patrolmen are employed during tho  dry season from lUay to October.  Whenever necessary trails, look-out  stations and Held telephone lines are  built ancl in order* to ensure quick  mobilization of the lighting crews at  points of danger, launches patrol the  coast and inland waters. In the  present year $350,000 Is available for  this forest protective work; while a  vote of $2 35,000 provides for the upkeep of the permanent staff, whose  duties also include such matters as  the sale ot crown'timber, the super  vision .of logging operations on the  9 1-2 million acres1'of - Crown timber  land held by the leases and licenses,  .and classification, co-operation with  die lumbering, industry in market extension and development of new methods of .wood utilization,, and the  collection of forest revenue.,-  All land in the province carrying  a merchantable stand of timber is, reserved by the Crown, the timber  only being disposed of.  Information and published reports  concerning the timber resources and  lumbering industry of the Province  will be willingly supplied upon application to the Chief Forester, Victoria, B. C.  THE' BULL  T. P. O'Conner, the witty Irish  parliamentarian, discussed at a dinner in New York the bull.  "The bull" said he "isn't confined to Ireland. " It was an -Englishman you know, an English judge,  who, being told by a tramp that he  was unmarried, replied: "Well, that's  a good thing for your wife."  "And it was an American politician  sleeping in his tent, with a stone jar  for a. pillow, replied, on being asked  if a jar wasn't hard: "Oh, no: I've  stuffed it you see, with hay."  And it was an American politician  hore in New York who cried one  night.-from the tailboard of a dray:  "If we remain sllont tho people will  not hear our heartrending cries."  FiiT.f M. D. (from bodslde of wealthy bachelor):  Ho is sleeping naturally, he will  recover.  Second M. D. Yes. the worst Is over  No," the worst.is to come ;  How is that?  We have to break the news to his  relatives.  It is wonderful how easily a pers-  son can go to sleep in the morning  after it is time to get up.  v&ttaxszsBttx&x&Gssigzzzm;  CESSXSSES!  38jf"r 'ily-A^  ARD QF T  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B.C.    ,  Meeting Held First Monday of Each Month  Write the secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and' cheap power  ������r ii: formation regarding'the farm and fruit lands of  the district,-and industries already established.  33SS  aas  seas  -!���������*<-  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  CURRIE & EMEREY  ^!  H)  usurance  Insure your horses and cattle in  case of accident or death  A valuable Mare is worth insuring, so are  the other farm stock. See me as to cost  of this kind of insurance, which is very  reasonable. ���������   : .   *  Abbotsford  If  j.  %  i  1������  W  tmmmmmmmmM l*r^->-  tttti ABBOTSPOnt) POST, ABBOTSFOftb, B. 6.  t7f  i.^nihi������i-;'i->triHi<mL  MATSQUI   PATRIOTIC   SOCIETY  mm  iV.  ��������� .For, the purpose of raising funds  for the above association a grand  ball- and concert will '-be given in  the Matsqui hall.-at -Mt. Lehman  on   October- 16th."  It is intended that the ball will be  the means of giving the people the  best time for their money that they  have ever had in the district. The  concert will start at 8 o'clock and  last for a couple of hours-'when the  floors will be cleaned and the dancers  can begin the merry whirl, to their  hearts content.  It is expected that the evening is  to be the big event of the season.  Everyone from far -and near is  invited to attend.  THAT   LOOK   OT  SATISFACTION  is in the.face of every man  fresh from his morning plunge.  But whether the plunge is a'delight, or an unpleasant task to  hurry through, depends on  your bathroom. We can put in  all 'the new improvements and  tixtures, in your bathroom at  ��������� most .reasonable prices.   ���������  WM. ROBERTS    '  Plumbing Shop  Old Creamery Bldp- Abbotsford  ?.:T.  LEHMAN NOTES  Quite a'number of new settlers are  corning into the district from the city  The young people's society are having their first meeting-of the season  in the home of Mr. Cyrus Bell.  The Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  church are in full swing at their  work at the home of Mrs. W. J.  Marsh. Mr. Marsh has arranged to  bring his beat to the' Mt. I .oh man  wharf to convey the ladies to his  place and back.  A conundrum social and concert is  being arranged for Thanksgiving Day  evening in the Orange Hall.  Special services will be held in tho  church on Sabbath, 11 th of October  at 11. a. m. and 7:30  Rev. J. T. Conn, of Mission City  preaches /flw.nksgiving   sermons   on  Sunday  hern  and  in  exchange  with  Mr. Campbell.  Under the services of th) Young  People's Guild,'Miss I'Jlva McLeod of  Vancouver, pupil of Madame Avery  and J.liss Mallett, olecutionist of Vancouver, will give a first class entertainment in the Alexandria Hall on  Friday evening the IGth instant.  been printed and arc in'the hand.) of  the young people of the Guild who  are disposing of them.  INDUCTION OF KKV. .1. C. ALDKK  Rev. J. C. Alder was" ordained as  M rjioiMvy and inducted into the Misr  si n ikld of Aldergro've, Aberdeen  ai:.l Pii.e -Grove on Tuesday of this  week at Aldergrove.,Rov. D. A. Mc-  i'tae presided and ordained;' Mr. Alder with Dr. Dunn who gave the  charge to the missionary; Rev. J. W.  Kerr, who addressed the people and  Rev. G. l-'I. Findloy who preached  the sermon.  There was a large congregation  representing tho different stations.  The ladies served refreshments at  the close.  A little work, a little play  To keep us going���������and so good day;  A little warmth,  a little light  Of   love's   bestowing���������and   so,   good  ,'   night.   '  A  little fun  to match the sorrow  Of each day's growing���������and so, good  morrow;  A little trust, that when we die,  We  reap  our  sowing;, and  so,  good  bye.  ���������George  DeMaurier.  Sim  MATSQUI  COUNCIL MEETING  Mr. J. Wolfe and family are leaving Abbotsford and will take up residence at. Port Mann for the future.  Mr. Wolfe, who is well known in and  around Abbotsford, having disposed  of his farm to Mr. II. Campbell, of  Langley, will try his fortunes in the  new C. N. It. town. Mr. Campbell  will immediately take possession of  the Wolfe farm..  t/Ve have just received and  placed on our shelves a full  assortment of Men's Wom-  en's and Children's Rubbers.  Prices from 50c to $1.05.  MATSQUI IjITICKAKV SOCIETY  At' the suggestion of Miss Shaw,  assistant High School teacher, a literary society was organized by the  High School and Entrance class students of the Matsqui school on September 2 9th. The following were elected as ollicers:.  Hon. Pres.���������Miss Shaw. .  President���������Mr. Frank Aish.'  Vice-Pres.���������Miss Rachel Lancaster  Sec.-Treas.���������Mr. Archibald Miller.  Meetings will be held semi-monthly  debates and literary work to be alternated with, athletics.  CONCERT AND  RECITAL  The .Young People's Class.of the  Presbyterian church have arranged  for an excellent concert in the Alexandria Hall on the evening of Friday  October 16th. Among the participants in the program are Miss Marvel  Mallett, an elocutionist of considerable ability; and Miss Elva McLeod,  a soloist who has delighted many  Vancouver  audiences.    Tickets  have  '0  (Continued from Page One)  Mt.  Lehman  road  culvert:   D.   B.  McDougald, $5; A. 0. Thomson, $G;  T. 13. Thomson,  $6.13;   total, $17.13.  W. P. McCormick, repairing    culverts, $5.00.  A. K. Goldsmith, 3 cases of powder for township line road $16.50.  Repairing bridges on R. M. R. road  W.' McCormick, $8.63; James Allan,  $9/98; Total $18.63.  Gravelling Township Line road, in  Ward 2., vv. c. P. Co.,'P. Conroy,  $3.1.50; H- Fowles, $26.25; E. White  Jnr., $20.00; F. Martin, $20.00; J.  Conroy, $7.50; A. Southon, $15.00;  CI. McCallum, $10.00; A. Cruickshank  $5; J. Frederickson $10.00; M.-Nordin, $25.00; Percy Smith, $40.00;  C. Christianson, $52.50;'-H. Shogren,  $-25:00; T. Westlin, $30.00; J-. Conroy, $40.00; H. Frederickson, $7.50  Total $365.25.  Gus Farman, refund of overpayment of taxes, $2.85; Henderson &  Taylor, survey of South Bell Road  $26.75;  Jackson Road: W. Kennedy, $9.95  J. W. Kenndy, $33.75; Powder $6.30  Total $50.00  Abbotsford Timber and Trading Co.  Ware Road, $9.10; S. D. Trethewey,  lumber for Riverside Road $1,35; H.  Frederickson, oh account of South  Bell Road contract $812.43; Nels  Larsen, work on International Boundary line roa'd, omitted  $66.68.  Township Line Road east: E. ^C.  Walters, $63.38; V. A. Walters, $18.-  50; H. E. Walters, $13.12: J. Smith  $5;   Total   $100.00.  F. M.* Singer, lumber for Ward. 4:  $9.00; Matsqui General Blacksmith  Company, repairs, $5.00; T. L. Jones  fencing Smith-Jones Road, 85-rods,  $70.50.  Andean Road: A. Stuart, $11.25: A  McLeod, $11.25; O. Thomson, $7.50;  F. Hansen, $1.25: total $31.25.  F. W.  Beharrel,    gravelling  road:     $1.00.00.  II. Ilayton, work on the Hayton  Road, $30.00; C. Wooler, refund of  Road Tax, $1.75; F. Baines',*'*police  duties, $2.25; B. C. Gazette, advertising $5.00, Game Laws, $1.50, Total'  $6.50.   '  VV. I-I. Mathewson, attending the  Hindoo trial, $5.00; C.'L. Clarke; put  ting in culvert on Tp. Line road, $10  K. Anderson, E. W. Dalton, on ac-  account of-bridge contract $128.75;  Reeve's and'Councillors" indemnities: Wm. Merryfield $50;'M. Z. Icelander $5 0; G. Satchell, $50; A. McCallum, $50; R:  Beaton, $50.'-    To-'  tal, $250.00. ..    lr  John LeFeuvre, assisting collector^  $15; James Gibson, September salary  $50; Deed forms and typewriter^ribbon $1.25; Expenses to Victoria, $12.  50;  Postage, $8.95; Exepnses in col- ,  lecting taxes, $10.60; Blue Jay bounty paid, 25 cents;  re Skouge appeal  against   engineer's, award,   ; $18.50  Paid J.  A.  Bates,  printing,   $27.60;  Paid J. Cannon, police duties,'$5.00  Paid  Sutton,  burying  horse,   $1.00;  Pail Nels Larsen^ road work, $66.68;  Paid   M.   Nordin,   $65.00;   Paid   W;-  Stafford, road work, $l,-25.  Allowed credit on taxes; C. Knudsen  work on Aberdeen cemetery, $2:19  C. E. Gephart, $10.2 5; H." Fowles;  $6.25;   W.  &-J.  C.  Bailey,   $32.10;  C. Christianson,  $25.13;   P.  Conroy,  $24.57;   E. White, Jnr.,   $14,25;   M.  D. Morrison, $38.50; L. McKinnon,;  $4.38; H. Hayton, $30.00; J. Jv Pace;  $6.30; John Oland, $9.38; Joe.Fred-  rickson, $9.50; Jphn Olsen, $50; K.  Anderson, $70.50; E. W. Dalton,  $58.25; H. Frederickson, $183:43;  F. W. Beharrel, $100.00-; T. L. Jones  $33.49; J. E. Smith, $134.32; Frank  Smith, work' on the Township Line'  road,  $50.00.  1    McCallum-Beaton,   that   the   bills,  certified by the Reeve and Chairman  of the Finance Committee be1 passedv  and cheques isnued in payment thertsr  of.     Carried. ,  Coun.   Melander  and  t  he  Reeve  were instructed to interview the officers of the  Bank  of. Montreal with-  respect to the loans made under-authority of the Temporary Lian By-law  The collector reported that by reason'  of nonpayment of taxes, especially in,'  Wards 2 and ?, considerable ofLthe  loans could not be paid.  The council then adjourned to'meet  in the exhibition building of the Mats  -,ui Agricultural and Horticultural  Association on Saturday, October 10  at 2:30 p. m. in the afternoon.  BrookV Old Stand".. ������������������" '-  We have purchased this stock from the assignee,  and added many new lines  All to be Sold Big Reductions  Dry Goods,  Groceries, Shoes, Rubbers, Linoleum, 'Etc. ,  Buy Here and Save Money  J. M. SPENCER H. B. HILL'.  ������S\  Pork, Mutton, }*eef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  I  'and Balogna, always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  ti  Absence makes the heart  grow fonder, we're told, but a  good portrait of the absent one  will keep the recollection much  more vivid���������and comfort many  a lonely hour of separation.  We make a specialty of portraiture and our studio is exceptionally equipped for fine  portrait work.  The Royal Studio  Every reader of the "Post* may-  have a War Map Free.  A Map 3 1 -3 \- 2 1-2 feet, showing clearly every- boundary, every  city, every .town, village, hamlet and river in the whole European  War area.    Each map in a neat folder of convenient size.  The Family Herald and Weekly Star of Montreal has secured*  exclusive rights for the War Map prepared by the celebrated' Map ,  Firm of G.  VV. Bacon & Co., Ltd., of London, Eng.    It is beyond  question the most comprehensive map printed. *  The Abbotsford Post has completed arrangements by which  our readers can secure a copy of this excellent-map free of charge.  Here is Our Offer Good For Thirty  Days Only.  The price of the Family Herald and Weekly Star,  Canada's  Greatest Newspaper, is one dollar a year.  The price of the Post is one dollar a year.  ., We now offer both papers for one year each, including a copy  of the Family Herald's War Map, size 30x40 inches, in a neat folder  of convenient size for only $1.50.  Tin's offer applies to all subscribers, new or renewal,1 who pay  for the two papers inside the next 30 days from-this date.  To. follow the war  situation intelligently The Family Herald  War Map is necessary.    It should be in every Canadian Home.  ORDER AT ONCE.  J. A, Bates  m&^tfm  iWl^^ .A ��     ���"<-,)    .
*i 5i ��� - ,J fli^y*-"^ IWl" iwijto* X>~ V}
va&     ABBOfSFOttD   POST ��� KBBOtfSFVWD,   B.   0, .
,Mrs.   Tom.   Shearer,   of   Kilgard,
was'a visitor to town this week.
Mr. J. S. Murphy was a business
visitor to Bellingham Wednesday.
Mr. J. Hillis, of Chilliwack, was a
Huntingdon visitor this week, the
guest of Mr. B. T. Malcolm.
The C. P. R. employees here and at
other points on the system atv. ���'ou-
atlng a full day's pay' to the war
Mr. Davenport, of the Vancouver
Glove Company, and, formerly the
Huntingdon Glove Company, spent
Wednesday in town on  business.
Costable J. Renner is calling the
attention of householders In the district regarding the necessary procedure in case of contagious diseases. There is a severe penalty attached to the witholding of reports to the
r     W.   C.   Bowman   appeared   to   re-
| quest opening up'of tne new road in
Action   4.    (jouncil   to   go   over  the
F. Fooks astked for work to be
done on Arnold, road. Council arranged date to meet interested parties.
G. Cox, Jay Starr and A. Boley
made requests for various road repairs.
Straiton-McKenzie, that the communication from the Relief committee be received and that this council
do all that is possible to assist the
committee in their work
Straiton-McKensde, that Mr. Boley
be allowed to have gravel to the a-
mount of $4 0.00 on the Ridge road
the pay for same to be applied on
the taxes of the Cates' place.
Resolved that a ten per cent rebate
be allowed. on current taxes until
the first day of Novenmber, 1914.
The council then adjourned.
, To each' of these thrilling, inspiring stupendous facts and its accompanying question, the1 answer is the
Rngland's navy is England's Complete and One Omnipotent Defence !f''
The Patriotic Concert being held
this evening is attracting considerable attention and a large attendance
is expected from outside districts as
well as locally. The concert is for
a most worthy cause, that of relieving
the distress of the poor caused by
the present war.
The regular meeting of the Sumas
municipal council was held in the
council chambers on Saturday, October 3rd with the reeve in the chair
and Councillors McKenzie, Straiton,
and Lamson present.
Minutes of the previous meeting
were read and adopted.
The following bills were passed for
Schools   $72.7.48
B. C. Gazette        5.00
A. Knox        16.50
G. Ranestin        5.00
Clerk's salary ..'.'.     33.50
Abbotsford T. & T. Co.,        2.15
G. Hallet and others .....V.     134.95
J. Cannon       9.00
O,  Blatchford   174.75
Communication from R. C. Abbott
Markets' Coinissioner. suggesting the
date of meeting, clerk to reply asking Mr. Abbott to make his own arrangements.
From J  Gannon, Matsq.ii constable
re  costs  on  inquest  (��t D.  Stern in
1913.    Council agreed to  meet bill.-
..From Y\". Fadden for f-irther opening up' of Straiton Road' o.nd W.- H.
Fadden for B. C. E. R. ditching. The
council could not now take  up  the
Dr.  Swift,  health   officer  reported
outbreak- of  smallpox  and   methods j foreign foe!
of quarantine now established. J      Why?
. The following tribute to the great
ness  and value of the  British Navy
which appeared in the New York A-
merican, will be read with much grat-
| ification, just at the present time:
Of all the nations caught into the
maelstrom of this European war,
England is sai'est. England is most
secure--the most commanding figure
of them all!  ���
Aufitr'a invades Servia, Russia invades Austria, and Germany, France
invades Germany, and Germany invades both Russia and France. No
nation invades England, and there is
no talk of invading England by any
nation now engaged in -this colossal
war. Invading every other nation,
England is immune both from the act
and the contemplation of invasion!
As far as possible the customs regulations will conform to the customs of the United States. The regulations provide that the executive secretary of the canal shall .supervise
the custom service and that under
him will, be tho captains of the ports
of the canal zone, who will act as
ex-oflicio oflicers of the service and
various other canal employees, who
on special occasions will be appointed'
as temporary customs officers without extra compensation.
It is provided that the vessels may
enter'and clear at cither the port o'f
Bui boa or that of Christobel, and if
they desire to,pass through the canal
without   at  opposite   terminal     port
they may clear at the port of entry.
Masters of vessels entering the canal
are required to furnish the hoarding
olliccr  with a  report-of .arrival,  including statistical data with reference
to the vessel, its cargo and passengers
A- manifest' cargo   is   also   required
and additional manifests.must be furnished at each point within the canal
zone at which tho vessel discharges.
Clearance papers from the last port
of call arc another requirement, as
well as complete passenger lists distinguishing between through passengers and those to be landed within
the borders of the canal zone. A complete crew- roster, list of sea stores,
pursers' statement, certificate of discharge from quarantine and, in cases of vessels under United States
registry, the register and article sped
fied in the regulations.  ���
Vessels of war or public vessels
owned or chartered by a foreign government are not required to report
or enter upon arrival at either of the
Road   By-Law, . No.   13-1
The Corporation of the District
of Sumas enacts as follows:
A road is hereby gazetted thirty
three-- feet 'on either side of the
following described line:
Commencing at a point* where the
east line of the. south west quarter
of section' 4, township 19, intercepts
the International Boundary line,
thence due north one mile to the
north boundary line of section 9,
township 19 ���
Passed first, secoud and third
reading,  July  3rd,   1914.
Reconsidered, adopted and finally
passed  5th  September,   191-1.
The  '''Huntingdon    ��� Union     Sunday
School meets'    every    Sunday In     the
new School House  at 2.30  p.m.
All are cordially invited.
A.  E. SKINNER, Sec-Treai,
. :_ *	
Tne Union Sunday School and Adult
Bible   Class   meet   at  2:15  p.m.
Public Worship at 3:15.
A   heart,)'    invitation   is   extended to   a!i  to   attend  these mect-
J.  L.  Campbell,  pastor.
'   '    ��� s Huntingdon
Fust Tables Perfect Cues
The Place to Meet Your Friends
Clerk Reeve.
Certfiod a true copy.
���    '   . .J. VV. WINSON ,
C. M. C.   Ask for our Special Cigar at 5c Each
For   five     hundred     years���since   terminal ports of the canal, but such
Francis Drake scattered the Spanish I vessels are subject to the quarantine
Armada among the wind and the
waves of- the English channel���no
nation has ever invaded England.
Of all the-great capitals of Europe
and of the world, England's capital
at London alone has never been entered by a hostile foe.
,This little kingdom, whose standard army today is not so large as the
army of Switzerland,' and smaller
than the standingarmy of any other
first-class.country, except the United
Statess, fears the invading foot of no
regulation, and those relative to the
payment of tolls and bills for material, supplier, harbor pilotage, towage
wharfage and other services rendoled by the Panama canal..
Who vas der man dat run dat bluff
And dare to write up that stulf
'Bout me and Gott?
I tell him dat midout use. of Kimmel
Or ever help from Gott in Mimmel.
Dat for this crime he shall' atone,
For 1 can rule dis world alone
Mitout Gott !   by Gott !
Dry Goods, Millinery, Ladies' and Children's
Ready to wear and Gents' Furnishings.
Opening Announcement
October 1st, James Ross & Co., Gazley Block, Abbotsford,
have opened to the public of Abbotsford and surrounding1 district, a
brand new, well assorted stock of the above lines. Every article
strictly serviceable and up to date, at rock bottom prices consistent withquality. Values which will compare with those obtainable in any of the larger centres. An inspection of our stock will
satisfy you as to the merits of our merchandise.
.- Any special article in our line which we have sold out of can
be procured for you within twenty-four hours.
"Service and courteous treatment is our motto"
We are here to stay and desire your .co-operation and the honor
of well serving this community will be our privilege and ambition.
The circulation of your money in this community .enhances the
prosperity of the entire surrounding country.
By dealing with us will mean dollars saved and time well spent.
We cordially invite your inspection and patronage.
James Ross <& Company
What is the war about? Few know
or understand. Our book "The Nations of Europe" gives the causes and
issues of the greatest of all wars,
magnificently illustrated. Everybody
wants to know why industry, commerce, finance, shipping, mails and
every activity, has ��� been instantly-
stopped. Agents send 15 cents cost
of mailing outfit. Retails.! 1.50. Big
comissions. Home Publishing House
Box !H, St. John. N. B.
They Always Catch 'Em
Eugenia���So that Early girl has
caught Tom  Byrd at last.
Eugene���Yes. Just another case of
the Early-Byrd combination.
Dr. H.R. Draney
Dental   Parlors  next
to   Alexandria  Hotel
While devoting considerable attention to   our  Grecery  Business
we are not overlooking our Bakery.     Bread,   Cakes   and
Pastry equal to none.      Leave your order for
anything in this or  the   Grocery  line.
All orders delivered prompt.
B. C.
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Carriage and Repair Work of
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Automobile Repair Work
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Farmers' and Travelers
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