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The occasion was the re-union from  far and near of pioneers who for ^  thirty years have watched With  prid- the growth'of IhuV pari of the.  Fraser  -Valley.  . The assemblage congregated in the  Orange Hall and after, all had  been accounted for grouped themselves together and had their photo taken. After, tlie photographer had Jin  ished his pleasant duty, the ladies  served tea in Hie hall. After all  hud partaken heartily of the delicacies served, speeches were given by  Mossr:; Marsh, Morrison, McDougall,  Phillips, Rev. Mr. Roid and Reeve  Merry lie Id.  In   the   evening     the     younger   ole-  jnent   enjoyed    a   dance   in the hall.  Among those attending Avho hewed  ploasunt homes for themselves out  of the virgin forest and made Mt.  Lehman what it is to-day, were, in  order of   residence:  Mr. and Mrs. T. Lehman, Mrs. M.  J. Middlolon, Mrs. A. McCallum,  Mr. E. King,, Mr. Geo. Boyle, Mr, J  Carmiohael, Mr. William Merrylield,  Mr. \V. Towlan, Mr. and Mrs. Mai  ; colm Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. iA.  Nicholson, Mr, and Mrs. D. Nicholson,  Mr.    and   Mrs.    McLean,   Mr.  A.  Gic-at   excitement   reigned   in    ' Ab-  bots.'ord    this   week.    Bill   Campbell,  who   when   not    "repairing    watches,  plays    goal'   for   the    Abbotsford lacrosse   club,     shot   a     pheasant  this  week.  Bill   had   his   eye   on this bird  from   its   infancy,  in   fact, during the  cold   weather he   took particular and  stn-i.nous.caro  that   it  should receive  bounUous      nourishment,    even    Geo.  Clark   assisted   him   in  rearing      the  bird.   But, alas, the fifteenth was   too  tempting   a   day   to   allow   this   big  fellow   to   run   at   large,   and  maybe  become   the      meal   of    some   hunter  whose   feelings   were   not   as   delicate  as  Bill's.   Therefore   our frend  decided   that   he  he would   have   the  first  slu.i, he   eventually used twenty-three  dollars   and   thirteen   cents  worth   of  ammunition   which  he  purchased      of  Mr.    Alanson, in   getting J,ho bird,but  ho   got   it   all   right.   Some of     Mr.  Booltcr's chickens were killed at     the  same   time,' but that has   nothing to  do   With  Bill's  shooting   abilities...  MeL-an, Mr. and Mrs. Will. Marsh,  Mr. W. Thompson, Mr, and Mrs.  R. Ferguson, Mr. and Mrs. Nichol,  Mr. John Morrison, 'Mr. and Mrs. D.  McDougall, Mr. ��������� and Mrs. A. Gil-.  ]is, "Mr., ^and Mrs. E. White, Mr. R.  Cogldan   and   Mr."   Phillips.  'I lie meeting of-'.'the properly holder* was called.���������lo'.;-order,- by Mr.  Blatcliford ��������� Who read the call of the  nice! ing. On ,motion ,'of Mr. Campbell  seconded' by Mr. J-McPhail and unanimously carried C. St. George Yar-  avooci   was   duly.^plectod chairman.  Oil motion dufy': made, seconded and  unanimoully carried R. S. Lambert  was elected secretary of the meeting  The chairman.-tfofferod the suggestion  that the dyking; commissioners and  contractor be   given        one     half  lion.- in which to inform the persons  present, of the status of the present situation ' and information re:  garcong' tho .contract entered into by  M: Rice  &  Co.  -  '',:Il was moved by Mr. Serl and  seconded that the suggestion 'of  'tlie   chairman be carried o,ut. Mr.  Atkinson moved an amendment that  tho. time be*,unlimited. The amendment 'was .lost', '13. voting for the  .amendment and,,38' against. The original" motion'of' Mr;-Serl "carried. '  "Mr. Knox stated" that' th'o secretary of the Dyking Commission was  not .able to attend the meeting on  account of business engagement in  Vancouver. . .  Mi-. Atk nson, made a report on be  half of the ' Dyking " ' Commissioners,  and stated that .in his opinion the  reast-u that the work was not now  in progress was on ' account of the  delaj in securing the grant of the  lako lands; that he believed that L.  M. Rice & Co., responsible and intended   and   would   build   the   dyke.  Mi'. W. C. Bowman on behalf of  the commissioners-read a letter from  L. M. Rice & Co., which was- to;  the same effect as the remarks of  Mr. Atkinson. Mr.- Blatcliford stated  that, little progress -had , been made  towards!tho building of the dyke. Mr.  Trwin asked Mr. Atkinson how long  Rice had to start. - Mr. Atkinson  then       answered that the     work  must be commenced within one year-  from date of signing order in council, his recollection being that the  order was ��������� signed on May 13th. Mr  Fooks stated that the Work would  be commenced within on year from  February  8th,  1913.  Mr. Eldridge stated reason of delay  fro'.-. February 8th, to May 1913.  Tl ere was some discussion as to  what guarantee the commissioners  had that the work would be started in a substantial way. Mr. Atkinson answered that the contract was  clear on that point. Mr. Knox asked  ic Rico had^ put- up the two thousand dollars on signing the contract.  Mr. Atkinson said thatthe matter  was provided for in the contract. Mr  Brown asked if work was to bo  completed in two years. Mr. Atkinson answered .that if work was star  ted in May, next year, ������Ke dyke  would   have   to   be   completed in  1wc   years  from   said   date.  Mi. Serl made some remarks to  tlie effect that the contract as it  was printed' and circulated among  the   land   owners was   not   an   exact  Mis. Leonora Dale, a resident of  Mt. Lehman, met with a sudden  death, 'while travelling home with  her son,' Mr. Fred H. Dale,, on the  8'15 Chilliwack train. She was taken suddenly ill immediately after  the tiain .started and expired before medical assistance could reach  her. The crew of the train seeing  that the lady was in a dangerous  condition, ' ran ' the train back to the  station, but nothing could be done  to save her. The deceased who had  reached /the age of 72 years, had  been visiting relatives in Victoria  and returned to New Westminster  where her' son met her and was taking' her back to her home atMt.  Lehman.  The funeral was held from Mc-  Murchie's undertaking parlors to the  Fraser cemetery. Rev. W. W.- Abbott  of the ,'Queen's Avenue Methodist  church,   officiated.  $1.00    PERYEAll  PRESBYTERiANS K0LD~  GITIZEKSHIP CONFERENCE  All kinds of Rubber Footwear at  lowest prices. Examine our stock before buying elsewhere.  Clark'rs ��������� Store  Miss Gordon of the Rescue Home  of . Calgary gave an interesting ad.  dress last, Monday to the ladies "attending     the   Moral   Reform    Confer-  copy of the contract on-file with  wit-i the secretary of the Dyking  commissioner"*.  Mr. Blatcliford introduced the following Resolution: _   _ .,  ",Thsd the land owners of Sumas  Praiiio have not confidence in the  DyJons Commissioners, and hereby  request their resignations. It is .also requested that the secretary of  the Dyking Commissioners advise the  secanary ������of this .meeting within one  week, as to what commissioners, if  any,' have resigned, and that a meet  ing be held for the purpose of electing new Dyking Commissioners at  Sumas Municipal Hall on Monday,  October 20th at 11 a.m.  A general discussion, of the resolution, was had and remarks made  by Fooks, Serl, Atkinson, McClaren,  Lan i.ert c^d   others.  An amendment was duly made - and  seconded that the books of the Dyking Commissioners be audited and  that the meeting be held at the  next, general election for the election oi new Dyking Commissioners,  Amendment failed, 13 voting for and  L9  against. , __  The resolution as introduced was  paesid, 2$ voting.in favor of and  8 against.  The following names were suggest  edto- the meeting as prospective  candidates for Dyking Commissioners  J. C. McClure, H. W. Vandorhoof,  G. E. Corbould, Angus Campbell and  A,   A.   Serl.  Mr. Wm. Fadden th6ught that the  pre&.m dyking scheme would not go  tlirovgh; and thought that some oth  or steps should be taken at an  elffly   date to divide, the   district  Meeting   adjourned at five p.m.  R.   S.   LAMBERT,  Secretary.  The conference and convention in  behalf ��������� of good c.tizenship for the  Frase: Valley as -announced last  week .were held in the Presbyterian  church here last Monday afternoon  and evening and were attended by  representatives^ from most sections of  the "Valley. Rev. C. McDairmid of  Langley was chosen chairman and J  L.      Campbell,   secretary. Reports  were   given   by     the    representatives    -  concerning"   moral    and     Temperance  refornr and   it   was   unanimously   resolved to   organ.ze   the  whole Valley  ������ 1 ' (  from Agassi/, and Rosedalc on the  east tc White Rock and the Delta  on the ''west according to municipalities for a continuous campaign of t  education and agitation in ' regard  to   temperance   alid   immorality.  ���������  Committees were chosen who will  begin this week in each section ,of  of   a he   Valley.  "   Another   convention    may   be   hold  bciore   long  when   the   newly   or^m-  ^e k municipahttes through their ohc s-  en delegates will report progress.  The     convention      in   the.   evening  was   well   attended, there not -   being  a' vacant seat in   the church.   Inform  ing  and st rring addresses AVere given  by' Dr.   Pidgeon     of     Vancouver    on  "Encouragements     and     Discourage-  meni-ts in   the   present Moral Reform  situation   in      B.C."   and   by      the.  Rev    J.  S.  Henderson,  of New Westminster   on  "The   Battle     with      the  Bar"     l  At the close of the addresses opportunity was given to any person  to ask questions and to discuss  the statements of the speakees. It  added interest to the meeting and  brought to light, many important  fac-'s in reference' to the problems  under' discussion.  THEY  SHOULD MOVE  Penrith Avenue can boast of having three preachers, one laAvyer, tAVo  aldermen, one' ex-alderman, one ex-  mayor, one ex-policeman, one postmaster, four churches and the largest hall in Cumberland. But Der-  Avent can eclipse that, having tAVo  editors   on   it.���������Cumberland Ncavs.  They all should move to Duns-  muir avenue, Avhere there arefive  saloons and two Avholesale houses,  and keep the business more segregated.  USE  JUDGMENT  Mr.,  Now that   the   shooting     season   is , in   full   swing   it   is   important   that   those   who   go   hunting do  take   every   precaution  to prevent accidents,    and   espec-ally   to   bear      in  mind  that   it   is   invariably  the  gun  "that -wasn't loaded"  that   does   the  harm   The   government   is   doing   its.  utmost    through   legislation ,.  against  accidents   but    the   careless   ones  are  not   all   eliminated.   This    thing      of  shooting'  at   every    object  that        is  seen   moving   among   the  trees      has  already   created   a   regretable life toll THE    ABBOTSFORD   POST  ABBOTSFORD,   B.   C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST;  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and  surrounding district. ' _ ���������   ���������  Advertising rates made known on application':  ,   LlSGAI'j.ADVJilRTXaiNG��������� .12 cents per line for first insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent censeeutive insertions.  Our ShibWcth���������Neither.for nor agin the Government.  Friday,   Oct. 17,  1913  A   UNIVERSITY EDUCATION  In   view    of    the    interest   taken   in  the   establishment   of   British   Colum-  bias   new    university       the   following   student    will    always   be av ill ing,    . to  while getting the benefit of modern  athletic practice himself,. to let some  other fellow help to keep up ' the  prestige of theinstitulioii in the  great   matches."  rom     the   editorial    columns  Toronto    Globe    is highly a-  articki  of the  propos  "The time of the year has arrived for the great annual assembling  of .students in the institutions devo-  tedto 'higher education.' Of tho  whole comjiminily only a very small  minority of its members ever secure a  preparatory training beyond the  course of . study in tho primary  schools, and a very small minority  of that minority ever pass into the  colleges and universities In other  Avords 'higher education' has always  been , and must , always/' be the  privilege of the fo.w. This privilege  is costly to the community around  and also to the individual student  and therefore it is not. unreasonable  to ask Jiiiiii on the eve of another  session to think AVhat all this means  how he can best turn it to his own  advantage, and Avhat he can plan  and do for the community which  has made this advantage possible  for   him. ,  "The   planning, if not   also some of  ��������� the   doing  ought to  begin at   the opening   of   a   student's   first session in  the   university,   Properly     every  high  school   scholar  should   be  required to  think   rationally   about  his   preparatory   course,     for   options   are   many  and   embarrassing   even   there,      and  the   situation   is   still    more complex  in   tho   higher  institutions.   The. Arts  curriculum "of   the . Provincial  University,     for     example,     resolves   itself  primarily   into   for.   great sections: literary, historical,  scientific,  and philo  . sophical.   Each  of    these  is  sub-divided iu  various    ways,     ��������� and  artificial  grouping,    under   the   exercise of     op  tions,   may  be   carried^  on to  an   indefinite     extent     according   to       tho  tastes-   of   the, student, if he has any  special    bias,:,(   to    the   suggestion     o!'  Meld' sports aro to bo preferred  in season, and most institutions arc  now equipped AVith gymnasiums for  the   remainder   of   tho time.  The Aviso  THE MARKET.  teachers     and    parents,   or   to       the  chapter   of   accidents.  "The   fundamental   conception   of a  university   training is   that   it should  primarily   be   cultural   and   not   simply   or   even   mainly  vocational.   One  of   the   best     definitions   e\rcr    gi\-en  of      'culture'   for   academical purposes  ��������� ,s   that   it   is   not   amassed      knoAV-'  ...leclgo   but   a   condition   of   the intell-  ect,'    and     if   this     could   be      kept  steadily   in   view    as   an   educational  . ideal it AVould   not    matter     greatly  in   which   of    the   four   great   cultural .areas   above  mentioned   the   student   might   choose  to    do the      chief  part'   of   his   AVork.    Culture   is   absol  utely   conditioned     on   the   persistent  and   continuous   practice   of research,  whatever   the   subject   matter     of     a  course   may  be, for   this   among other   reasons:   it   is  the best  Avay      for  the   teacher   to   continue his   own de-  A-clopmcnt,   and. it   is   his most effec-  litive   means    of   keeping   the      stud-  dents   really    interested   in    their  daily work.   Li  any research  AVorthy   of  the   name   the   student   miitit   discover things   for   himself,    and not merely   learn    by     rote,    lo   b?   reproduced     at   some     written    exa initiation,  what   some   other  person has discovered and systematized.  "The place of athletics j in the university is a matter of importance.  The groat majority of students arc  naturally interested in , physical  games, but there is a regrotable dis  position to eojoy the match from  the grand stand or the 'bleachers'1  instead of participating in! the  sports   themselves. To   profession  alize   games in   all  but the name     is  strong   and   it   ought   to  be resisted See  Bates.  Heavy rains kept many farmers  uAVuy from the city market at New  Westminster, few of those Avho drove  in being present. LikcAvise tho city  nit" ki tors AVere kept indoors, barring  the h.r'idy ones Avho Avill not miss  their AVeekly chance to trade direct-  ,y AVith the producer, rain or shine.- '  .In the south Avest ��������� corner of the  market,' however, one saAV almost  as many crated chickens ate ovdr-  and it one stayed about a few min-  menutes found - that the . chattering  Chinamen AVere bargaining for birds  with   their   usual   skill.  There -.was not what one would  call a good offering of fruit, . but  there AVere lots .of apples.. ��������� Thcs  wore apparently of good quality  but wre very poorly packed, the vendor not evidently realizing the necessity of putting up his fruit properly  packed and sorted. There were a  fcAV boxes of cranberries and some  rather fine blackberries in thestalls  While the offering af fresh vegcta-"  bles Avas not large all looked good  and the buyers took them freely.  There was some squash of such size  .that one imagined '^for a moment .  that he was back at the exhibition  looking- at tho .features of district  displays.      '  Strictly fresh' local eggs were sold  at oo cents, an advance of 5 cents  on last Aveck's prices, and the  vendors say that next AVeek avi'U see  another rise. Butter prices, remained-  .stationary,    selling  at 40 cents.  One of the butchers had a feAV  wild ducks; they AVere good sized  mallards, and ho asked ������1.25 a  pair for   their.  .  This Store earns it's living by serving^ people  who are critical about  wha t they get.  We. are daily selling shoes,  to people who want the  advantages of Style,  Cor  rectness of Fit and Quality  ���������plus   the   satisfaction of  expert service.  We cany shoes in all the best  selling- lasts in Avidths from A lo  D, and Mr; Cottrell, in charge of  our shoe department, has had  wide experience in Eastern shoe  stores and is able to g"iA'c you a  correct and comfortable fit, in a  stylish shoe of the best quality.  CROSSETT SHOES for Men  SELBY SHOES for Women  HOLLAND SHOES for Boys  P LA-MATE SHOES  for the  Children. ���������  ULLING  on  your boot straps  will not get you very far.  Buy a set of  EXTRACTS FROM GAME L'AW  Open  Season   For  Game.  Grouse of all kinds, October 15 to  December.   .31.  Ducks, geese and'" snipe, September  1  to  February  28.  Coast deer, September 1 to Decern  ber  lo.  Cock pheasant, October 15 to December  15.  ' No  shooting alloAVed  if there   be   3  inches   of .suoav   on   tho   ground.  Pheasant bag limited to six birds  in   one   day.  Ducks, geose and snipe may be  sold in the- proA-incc of British- Columbia in   the-'month   of October on-  Jy-  Pheasants   are   not   saleable.  Buck   deer  over   one   year old  may.  be   sold from   September 1 to October 15 only  FRASER VALLEY   'NEWS ITEMS  C. P. R. WINTER SCHEDULE  The winter schedule of the C. P. R  which usually goes into effect,at the  beginning of October Avill not come  into force until Oct. 26,uccording to  an announcement made by the officials of the company. Three trans  continental trains Avill be operated  daily, Tho Mission local leaving Van  couver at 5:30 each morning i AVifl be  discontinued Avhilo the Kamloops local service Avhich has been operated  during  the   summer will  b<*srkcpt on,  500   Shooting   Notices   For      S'&'.e  Poil Coquitlam has- organized a  volunteer fire brigade Avith a mem'  bcrship   of   sixteen.  The body of the infant found  floating in the river near Ridgedalc  has been identified as that of tho  son of Fred J. Cameron,^of L,llooett,  Avho   AVas   drowned   on   Scpt.4th.  All provincial AVork in the Delta  has been practically completed for  this   season ���������  Mr. John Robinson has been appointed;, local representative of t the  Western Canada Power Company at  Port    Coquitlam.  A superior school is to' be estab*  lifhed   at   Maple   Ridge.  A now snag boat is to be built  at the Port. Coquitlam shipyards to  take the place of the present; snag  boat    Samson.  Out of five thousand 'awards at  the recent Westminster fair not a  single   protest   AVas   entered  C. A. Woods aiid W. B, Vaughan  AVere accidentally droAVned ' .while'  booming Jogs for the Small and  Bucklin Lumber   Co.,  at   Pitt River.  While spending the ''week end at  Chilliwack, George E. BoAVcr, of  Vancouber died suddenly of heart  failure. He Avas tAVenty-tAVo years  of age and AVas . born in Vancouver  He was a member of the Vancouver   Rowing   Club.  B. J GERNAEY,   Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up , .,   .  ' CURRIE & McKENZIE  &?&&&������&2%������a:&&&2&:^^  " S' 13 acres about '3-4 of a mile from centre of town,  . house barn  and chicken  house, about 100 fruit  , . ��������� trees and all kinds of small -fruits ' ' At reduced  price.   Good-terms.  1-4 section', situated on Yale Road, half mile east of town.  WilJt'.cut and sell in lots of any size wanted from five  acres up.    Price reasonable,-terms good.  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  *cCallum  4*  j Eye Examiners and Makers of Quality ������  | Glasses, 131 Hastings Street, West, Van- X  | couver, B. C, will be in Stephen's Drug j  | Store, Mission City, Wednesday, Oct. 29th. f  * Hours, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. J  4* He will be pleased to  have  persons with   defective^ eyesight T  ^ call and. consult him. ! ���������  ^ Eyeglasses, Spectacles and Artifical Eyes fitted at  a  reason- X  4* able;charge. . Satisfaction guaranteed absolutely on all Avork clone J������  E*1**  1 t  ,s  .-s'-iMViy.vtj&a^JKK.'-s:1*!:'-  1/  TI-IE    ABBOTSFORD   POST      'ABfcOTSFfJftb/ B.   0.  JUST RECELVED-A.'full-liiie. of I  Stanfield's winter,,weight tinder-  wear,  'Try this/itis the best on  the market. -  -9-9-*-t~������~������~t.t.+~���������������t,&Q  We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of this town  as we can get.   Wc want your trade and your whole family's trade.  Wc have always sold goods that Avcrc worth the money, and  we intend to keep right on doing it.  Our whole slock has been picked for quality.'  For instance,  GRAN.BY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  arc one of our specialties.    Anyone who knows anything about  the rubber business in Canada knows what this brand stands for.  It stands for value, for service, for satisfaction.    No competitive <-  brand has the same reputation.  Granby Rubbers were made for wear���������to. look well besides���������  but wear, it is on this they have made their wonderful reputation.  The finest materials, the most,skillful workmen,.and a factory  pride in the product; that's a combination that's hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.   We keep only the. best.  GEO. C.CLARK  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  :8S9������  aeggM^Mrorrwa^-ra^^  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.  Strictly 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  A.J, HENDERSON & SONS PROPRIETORS  BUTCHER  ork, Mutton, ?teef,Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wesinie  nd Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  reemm^i^m^m^s^mMs^mhm^iim^&^ma^^  President, Chas. Hill-Tout   Secretary, S. A. Morley  of Abbotsford, B.C.  Meeting Hel.cf First Monday of Each Month  Write the'secretary regarding manufacturing sites  with unexcelled shipping facilities and cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  jlthe district, and industries already established.    __J/)  "Ma," inquired' Jimmy, "hasn't  pa   a' queer   idea   of: Heaven?'-'  'Why   do   you -ask?"  '"Cause I hoard him tell Mr. J.  Smith that the week you spcUb at  the seashore seemed like heaven to  him.  HARRON BROS.  Maimers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver, Office  and  chapel���������-  1034 Granville* St.,     Phone 34S6  North' Vancouver,        Office     and  Chapel-116 2nd %% Phone 13i.  By MARY ROBERTS  RINEHART  Copyright  1QI0.'  by Etobbs-Mof   I  I rill Co. I  "Did  she come las* Thursday?" I  naked overeagerly.   The postmaster al!  at once regarded mo with suspicion.  "I don't know whether she did or  |  not" he said coldly, and my further  attempts to beguile nim into conversation failed. , I pocketed my stamps,  and by that time his resentment at my  curiosity was fading. He followed me  to the door and lowered his voice cautiously.    ���������r  "Any news of the old lady?" he asked. "It ain't generally known around  here that she's missing, but Heppie,  the cook there, is a relation of my  wife's."       ' -     ..-.-..���������.'^...;  "We have no news/' I replied, "and  don't let it get around, will you?"  He promised gravely.  "I was teHin' the missus the other  day," he said, "that there is an old  walled. up cellar under the Maitland  place.   Have you looked there?"   Ho  'i.pjcsja-X^  "That woman will scrap with the angel  Gabriel."  was disappointed when I said we Had.  and I was about to go when be called  me back.'  "Miss Jane didn't get her mail on  Thursday, but on Friday thai niece of  hers came for it���������two letters, one-from  the city and one from New York."  And when it was all over wp'went  back lo Fred's until the Fleming house  could be put into order again.  Mrs. Butler arrived that day. which  made Fred suspicious that, Edith's plan  to bring her far antedated his consent.  But she was there when .we got home  from the funeral, and after one glimpse  at her thin face and hollow eyes I  begged Edith to keep her away from  Margery! for that day at least.  ��������� Mrs.. Butler was exhausted by her  journey und'retired to her room almost  immediately 1 watched her slender  figure go up the stairs, and with her  black trniliuggown and colorless fare  she was,an embodiment of all thai u  lonely and helpless. Fred closed, th"  door behind her aucl stood looking m  Edith and me.   ,  "I tell you. honey, he declared, "ili.r  brought Into a cheerful home ts sum  cieut cause for divorce. Isn't it. Jack?"  ���������'She is ill." Edith maintained vali  antly. "She Js my cousiu. too. whirl  gives her-some claim on rae. uud in;.  Kiiest, Which gives her more."  From somewhere ubove there came .-.  sudden   crash,    followed   by   the   an  nnunr-eincnt   made by a  scared house  maid that Mrs   Butler had fainted  Airs   Butler  was really ill. and Mai  , gery insisted on looking after her     b  was ati odd coincidence, the widow ot  one stale treasurer and  the orphaned  daughter of iii< -successor.    Both  men  had died  violent  deaths, in each case  when h" hoilins; under the political  tin  had threatened to blow it off  The hoy's were allowed fo have theii  dinner with the family that evening in  honor of Mrs Butier's arrival, itiid i:  was n:rin|ons meal Margery got !������������������ !<  a little-of her color,.. As I sat iiiiiiss1  rroni ner ana w'atcnea Der expression-  change from sadness to resignation  'and even gradually to amusement nt-  "ihe boys', antics, I wondered just bow  touch she-knew or suspected that shf  refused to tell me.  I was firmly embarked on the case  cow and I tortured myself with one  idea . Supno^e I should find Wardrop  lrnilfv ami I should And extenuatiiitt  circumstances.' what would  I  do   pub  Ush the truth, see turn hanged or tm.  prisoned and break Margery's heart or  keep back the truth, let her marry him  und try to forget; that 1 hud hud a  baud In the whole wretched business?-  Prove Wardrop Innocent, I reasoned  with myself,"'get to the bottom of this  thing, and then���������It would be man "and  man. a fair field and no favor. I suppose my proper attitude romantically  taken was to consider. Margery's engagement ring an. indissoluble barrier.  But this was not romance. I was righting for my life happiness, and as to  the'ring���������well." I am of the opinion that'  tf a   man  really, loves a   woman and  tblubs he can man.- uer tinppy ne win  tell hex so if she is strung with engagement rings to the ends of her.fingers Dangerous doctrine?. Well, this  is not propaganda.  Tuesday found us all more normal.  Margery went with me along the hall  when I started for the office.  ���������'You have not learned anything?"  she asked.  "Not much." 1 evaded. "Nothing def;  mite, anyhow. Margery, you are not  going bark to the Monmouth avenue  house again, are you?''  "Not just yet. .1 don't think I could.  I suppose later it will have to be sold,  but not at once I shall go to Aunt  l.etitia's first "  "Very well." I s'lid "Then you are  roing lo fake a walk with me this afternoon in Hie park. I won't take no:  \ou  need  the exercise, and  1   need ��������� to  BEEEib...  il   n:  till'  tl ���������; i-  !r\- -i  u'oil  ���������ii:  ���������-. ���������������!,  '   '.V.!-  t  ������������������ \ . i ���������'',  . i),.  Illlll-  n nd  a live  III IK)  and  in,:'  <ii i   hi'i  '���������U.'ll?"  :.'    In    do.  If   -!ie'^  ���������il.-    . II    WK-  ���������d\   \-i'led iu������r  ,   fotMUl  -lilt  "  ii sa\   liiid.lier "  eii'iiifii io linn iji-r." lie ex-  ���������il<i- ;i i-.i'lse alu'iir it     Send  i-ie;--     I'm  ,"  half ruluiiin ad   in  p-'tx-i    in   nnvii   cm     fierier-   still,  i-.-e  Mi" -iin'.-y  to i Me repnnrrs and let  H'lii  mill   liei   lor   ���������. nu      Describe  her���������  dw hh-' w;'-l! ed   what she liked lo eat,  ������-|)at   she  wore: in  this ease  what  she  !d:i t   wear     !u  I'nr.y-eighi   Hours she  vill   have  iie>������n set u  in a   hundred clif-  ���������T'l'iit place;   and   mo of Hiem   will be  iglir      It   will  lie a  question  ot selec-  ��������� iom���������(hai is. il sin- is alive "  The publjrtu pari of if I left to him.  mil 1 seal a spe.-ial delivery that morning to Bellwoud asking Miss Letitia to  <ay nothing and to refer reporters to  .ne I had already been besieged with  ilieui since my connection with the  Fleming case, and a few more made no  difference  Burton attended tu the matter thoroughly. The 1 o'clock edition of an  afternoon paper contained a short and  /ivid scarlet account of Miss .lane's  disappearance The evening editions  were .full and. while vague as to the  manner .of tier' leaviug. were ininuie  as regarded her personal appearance  and characteristics  To escape the threatened inundation  of the morning paper men.  I  left the  office early, and a I 4 o'clock  Margery .  and I slopped from n hill car into the  park.  . "I wish some one depended on me,"  she said pensively. "It's a terrible  thing to feel that It doesn't matter to  any one���������not vitally, anyhow'-whether  one is around or not. To have all my  responsibilities taken away at once  and just to drift around like this���������oh,  It's dreadful. Besides my father, there  was only,one person in the world who  cared about rue. ami' I don't "know  where "she Is. Dear Aunt .lane!"  . The sunlight caught the riug on her  engagement finger, und she flushed  suddenly as-she saw me looking at it  We sat there for a while saying nothing. The long May afternoon was  coming to a close. The paths began to  fill with long lines of hurrying home-  seekers, their day in ofilce or factory  at an end.  Then impulsively she' held out her  hand to me.  "You have been more than kind to  me," she said hurriedly.    "You.have  taken me Info your home���������and helped  me through these dreadful days���������and  I will never forget it.   Never!"  "I am not virtuous," I replied, looking down at her. "I couldn't help it  You walked Into my life when you  came to my office���������was ��������� it only iasft "  week? The evil days are coming", I  suppose, but Just now nothing matters  at all, save that you are you, and I  am I."  She dropped her veil quickly, and we  went back to the car. The prosaic  worid wrapped us around again. There "  "Thanks," I returned,-and went out J talk fo you  into the quiet street.  I  walked  past  the  Maitland  place.  but the windows were dark and  the  house closed.. Haphazard inquiry be-  l&x out of the question. 1 took the 1.0  ������j'ciock train oacu to tue ;*ity.     ������\ ny  had   Margery   gone   for   Miss   Jane's  mail after ;tbe little lady was missing?  And why did Miss Jane carry on a  clandestine correspondence?  CHAPTER XII.  A Walk In the Park.  HE funeral occurred on Monday,  it was an ostentatious affair,  with a long list of honorary  pallbenrers. a picked corps of  city firemen in uniform ranged around  the casket, and enough money wasted  in floral pillows and sheaves of wheat  tied with purple ribbon to have given  all the hungry children in town a  square meal.  Amid all this state Margery moved,  stricken and isolated. She went to the  cemetery with Edith. Miss'Letitia hav  ing sent a message that, having never  broken her neck to see the man living,  she wasn't going to do it to see him.-  dead. The music was very fine and the  eulogy spoke of ih'.s patriot who had  served Id.", country so long and so well  "Following the flag.'' Fred commented  under his breath, "as long ns there wn?  un appropriation attached to it."  When -she bad agreed 1 went  to the  ifljcp   Burton was there.  He bad struck  ��������� :p an  acquaintance with   Miss  (Jrant.  he   srenorrMpiier     and    thai    usually  ''rij-ld p'\r������nn had melted under the  warmth ot his red hair and his smile  .-lie was .-telling nim about her sister's  haby ha viugh he whooping ��������� crngh.  When  we h.id gone iriiu the inner ot  ice and shut mil  Miss Grant and the  vlrmping  roupl)   he   was   serious   in  sfantly  "Well." he said, "I guess we've got  tVnrdi'op for theft, anyhow"  "Theft ?'   I inquired.  "Well, larceny.-, if you prefer legal  terms   I found, where-be sold the pearls  in . Plattsbticg. lo a wholesale jeweler  lamed. "s:it:j.,e--i|v������>,Y,  Caslnlollur."  "Then." I .'said conclusively.: "ii he  ���������io!< (he peiii-N and sold them, as sure  s I sit hen- in- look the money out of  'un  liussia lea'llic.' bag."  "I'm ui'i .-.o d:;.!Y ,-d sure .of it." said  ��������� urtr?n "alinly  If he  bl-'d'avv-,      ison he refused  to,  !ve It    l to'cl bin' -in my turn, of Car-  ���������r's e*; ape.-aided   by the police, and  e smiled     "Foi  a suicide it's causing  lot    of    excitement."    be   remarked.  ���������Vhen I  toid him the little incident of  ,he postoihre he was much Interested  "The old lady's in it somehow," he  'nainrained "She may have been  .eudiiu: Fleming money, fpr one thing  was a heavy odor of restaurant coffee'  in the air. People bumped and jolted,  past us. To me they were only shad-l  ows. The real world was a girl In j  black a::d myself, and the girl wore ai  betrothal ring which was not mine,    j  Mrs.   Butler  came down   to  dinner i  that  r.igut.    She  was  more  cheerful  than 1 bad yet seen her, and she had'  changed   her   mournful   garments   to  something   a    trifle   less   depressing..  With her masses of fair hair dressed!  high and her face slightly animated, I1  realized  what I  had not done before,|  (hat she was tiie wreck of a very beau*  Liful woman.  She used a cane when she walked,  und after dinner iu the library she waa  content to sit impassive, detached,  propped with cushions, while Margery,  read to the boys In their night nursery  und Edifh embroidered |  Fred bad been fussing over a playij  for some time, and he had gone to read  fc to some manager or other. Edith al"j.j  ready was speudiug the royalties.  "We could go a little ways out ofl  town," she was saying, "and we could  have an automobile. Margery, sayri  theirs will be sold, and certainly it will!  be a bargain." j  Near rue Mrs. Butler had languidly,,  taken up the paper. Suddenly sua  iropped it. and when I stooped and  ���������irked it up I noticed she .was trem������  "-'ins   ������������������-.-������������������'���������  'Is if true?" she demanded.   "Is'Rob-  ���������'���������I ''larksori dead?"  ���������Yes." I assented. "He has been dead  ...K-e Sunday morning���������a suicide."   ..  (Continued next Week') 't.  YHE ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  LOCALS  ADMIRED BY ALL  MAimiKD-At    the   home    of   the No   one   who   has over seen a bath  bride's mother on October  Mth,      by room filled   up by W. Roberts has fail  the.  Rev.   Alex.   Dunn.   I).   I).,   assisted ed   to   admire   ils   unique   and   mod-  bv   Rev. J.   .1,   Campbell.   Miss Jsa- <*������'    features,     or   lo   remark   that  be,,   eldest.  daughter ������,f M,,.  lS Kra- hern   at   least  was   a   'model   ba h-  ,    ��������� ������t        ii     cm r          r      m    ,   room. If  vou don't behove it   stop  sci- lo    Mr.     .John   Stefan,   of      New    1,-nJ",��������� -y-  ,,,,.,                                                    in     and let     us   show   you     fuels.  West m insle.r.                                              . ,,���������,',���������          .���������.,'  Hy   the way    the      next tune  you  want a perfect   repair , job done in a  hurry,'  call  up  Wm. ROBERTS,  Mrs. Alex .Johnston ol Vancouver  spent the week ' with friends in  Abbolsl'ord.  ence.  Harvest Home Thanksgiving services in i'n.'sbyterian church next Sun  dav-  ]\.'rs. C. Fosse! has returned to her  home in Revclstelic, after a short  visit   with   friend in   Abbotsford.  Mr. O'Neil and Mr. Yacho, of  Vc.ncouverVancouver, were guests al  Aiivcc  Lodge   this   week.  Mrs.    Gecn   in lends  leaving  for   Ed-  monlon ,about   the end   of  the month  ' Mr. Henderson of the Abbotsford  Hotel, left this Week on an extensive trip thrjugh the Lillooett. Ho  expects to return with trophies ���������*-  oiigh to make his friends wish they  could   handle   a   gun.  We   arc   agents   for      English   l'K"  and   "Doctor's   Specials"  Boots      and  best   lines   onthe  market.  ���������hofi.i.   The  A goodly number of our citizens  ati"iided tho Temperance and Moral  Rofvim conference at Abbotsford on  Monday   last.  line, the duty of 25 cents per bushel, or SS..'W per ton, was practically prohibitive. Now, however,,under  the new U. S. lariil' the rate is an  advalorcm one of tun per cent and  with potatoes, say at ������15 per ton  would be only $1.50. as against the  former   charge ��������� of   ������S.33.   And as  it is said there is' a reported short-  tagc in Oregon, and in parts 'of  Washington the crop is" none too  good,, there is expectancy of an A-  mericar. demand .for British Columbia potatoes, and consequently good'  prices. ,  Ricvc Merry field has received a  communication from Superintendent  Co-.'ciell. of the ,C. P. R. stating  that at the present time the Company could not grant the council's ro  fpie.-l for a< station agent at Mats-  oui    village.  Electric     light   will   be   installed in  meet  her  St.Paul's church   by the     B.   C.      E  R    company  in   a   few  days. ���������  Mr:-:. 13. B. Smith, has returned  home after a pleasant four, week's  visit with friends in Cleveland, Ohio.  Mr.   Smith  journeyed   to    Seattle to  Harvest Home -Thanksgiving ' ser-  vic-is next' Sunday in St. Paul's at  3:15   p.m., and Sunday School at 2:15  The Mission band met in" the  cfl'uich    on   Monday   at  4   p.m.-  WAS THIS OUR'FRTEND,  CLARK?  "I suppose} ..you caught a lot , on  your last fishing trip?" "Didn't J? I  ca'uijit the last Irani, a severe cold,  and a leeluird. from my wife. It's no  more fishing trips for me. Hunting  is   good   enough."  Mc-f-s-rs Ferguson and Moncrief, of  Mt'. Lehman, slate that they will not  receive   any   more   this   year.  Pure Milk 'delivered, Twelve quarts  for One Dollar. T. Tobbutt, Abbotsford.  FRASER, VALLEY   NEWS "ITEMS  LIQUOR   ACT,   1910.  (-Suction  35)  NOTICE is hereby given that, on  the fifteenth day of -.November next,  application will be made to tlie Superintendent of Provincial Police for tho  grant, of a licence'for the sale- of  Jiqucv by retail in-and upon the premises known as the King Georgcpit-  uateil at Abbotsford, .-.upon the lands  ck'seiibed as Lets 0, LO, \1 of the S.  E. part of S. W. portion of hot 3/  S W. -.], Sec. "'22, T. Ifi. Group 2.  Toy nof Abbotsford, New Westminster  Disiiicl.  Piled   this  seventh  day   of  October-  ion        ������������������   l  ROBERT If.  S.'CRESSWELL,  Applicant.  LOST, STRAYED OR STOLEN���������  A sore-l pony, white face, white hind  feet, bob-tailed and saddle marked  Information, regarding same would be  appreciated ' by W. McNab Abbotsford, -13.   C.   '  NOTICE  Mr. 0. H. Omrod spent a few days  in town this week, tho guest of Mr.  Harrop.  POTATOES  MAY  GO VERY HIGH  Lash year there was very large  acreage of potatoes in the Fraser  Valley and thousands upon thousands of tons were fed to the hogs da^  or lot rot for the want of bogs  to which to feed them. There Was  no market or next to none last  winter  As a consequence this season tlie  most of the farmers were disgusted  with potatoes and as a result the  acreage was little more than half  of   last- season.  The potato market to date can  not be said to have been good,and  in scnie localities sales have been  blade   as    low   as   ten  dollars a  ion.   But   as   a   rule    few   No.    One  potatoes have yet been - put on tlie  market ft is pretty generally considered that the price will advance  very shortly. An evidence of ��������� this  belief is a quotation made by ��������� an  Ashcrofl grower last week of ������21.60  per ton j for No. One grade, f.o.b. at  New Westminster.  There  lias never heretofore, been      a  market   .for   British'   Columbia   potatoes iu   Washington,   for, if there was  a   short age   on   either   side   of      tlie  Prices of beef, both on tlie hoof  and slaughtered, arc on the upgrade  in the Fraser Valley, and once tho  effect of the new Wilson tariff has  cymmenced to bo felt, .t is predicted  the market will become panicky.  For animals on the hoof the' price  has increased fifty per cent in the  last year. For sirloin and .other  cuts at local shops the housewives  aro paying from twenty to forty  per   cent more   than   ton months ago  There is a glut in the' potato  marker, in Victoria and potatoes  have dropped to ������10 f. o. Jo., Lad-  i:er.  Tho Fraser River!Mills are now  shipping ton c ar loads   of lumber     a  NOTICE IS PIEREBY GIVEN  that the partnership heretofore sub  istuu* between us the undersigned,  as dairymen at the- town"of Ab-  boh.ford, Province of British Columbia,- under the ��������� firm" name of Gir-  oday and Cornel;'- has'this day  been   cuss,oivea   by -mutual-'consents  All debts owing to l-lib said par-  1-ncLship are to "be paid'to Henry  A. Cornel at Abbotsford'aforesaid,  who is continuing -'the ������said business, and all claims 'against the  said partnership are to' Pe present  ed to the said Henry A. Cornel by  whom   the   same   will   be   settled.  Dated   this   29th   day   of   August,  A.   D.   1913, . -   ,  MADELINE B. do la GIRODAY.  HENRY   A.  CORNEL.  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc.^C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A.HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office,next P.O. P. O.Boxl 1  By Juno next the Canadian will  run through trains between Toronto  and Edmonton and by August tlie  trains will coinmqncc running from  Montreal through to the Pacific via  Edmonton, over the Canadian Northern   Railway.  The Board of Trade of Hammond  are asking for an extra man to be  placed in tho freight department at  that   point.  There will be no close season for  salmon fishing in the Fraser River  tli is   year.  Tho two C. N. R. bridges which  cross the Thompson near Ashcrofl  are      now      completed and  ready  for   passenger   service.  Large shipments of British Columbia fruit and vegetables were sent  to Australia on the last steamer  from    Vancouver.  Large deposits of coal have been  discovered   in. tlie   Buckley valley.  Although the appearance of hookworm is causing the United States  authorities a great deal of anxiety  Dr. P. II. Bryce, medical inspector  for the Canadian Immigration Department says therois no cause for  alarm in this country. No cases  have   been   discovered in Canada.  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION   CITY, B.C.  M. MacDonald.   E. Watson, Mgr.  EUROPEAN PLAN  Rates 50::, 75c  and  $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.   Free Sample Room.  The leading Commercial  House  of the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  Melton' Mobray' Pork - Pies. ��������� Puff  Pastry and Confectionery always  on hand.  When you want something good  to eat give us a trial order.  ALBERT LEE,  The Abbotsford Baker  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kalsoming and   Graining  and Carriage" Painting  go to  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Kravoski's  Blacksmith Shop.  SWIFTS'  nr*  Abbotsford Feed Store  Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Rev.  J. L.  Campbell,  Ii.  A., B. D. ..  Services���������Sunday  school   10   a.m.  Public War-ship 11 a. m.   ���������  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public Warship 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Fridiay 8 p. in.  Meeting   far  Biblo    Study    aud  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon  Sundpy  School, 2.15 p.  m.  Public  Worship 3.30 p.  m.  lis a pleasure for lliis office to  turn out good, work and everyone  connected is   always happily working.  j. h; JONES  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection        Mfssibn City  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Building  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building   and   Expert  Carriage Painting  lis a Tria  We will use you right.  Abbotsford  imaasaflawwH^^  E. 0. Brundage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at  practical prices  I  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  For the Residence,  Store or Office.-"  ower  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be civen to all aDDlications rnr service from our lines.  ���������   Detailed information concerning service will be furnished on application to  the offices of the Light and Power Dept. loca'ed at  Vancouver Abbots;forsd New Westminster  B. C. Electric blk.  B.C. Electric blk.  5   ���������  m  ff.*K!  ������*^^S^^


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