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 qjj>  With which is incorporated ^The Huntingdbr^-Staar''  Vol. XL, No. 2.  4BB0TSF0RD. B, C. FRIDAY,   OCTOBER'22,. 1915  ?^M$>8 '.',���������'  $1.00 per Year  Ladies' Vests and Drawers, each. .50c, 60c, $1.25  Children's Vests, each 60c, 65c and 75c  Women's Natural WojoI, Penman's "95"  Vests and Drawers, per suit ,.. $2.50  Men's Heavy Ribbed Underwear, per  suit.... .;   $2.00 and $3.00  Floor Matting, per yard 20c  Flannelettes���������Special values at, per  yard ......12 1-2c and 15c   i  Boots and Shoes  A new line of good, strong Boots and Shoes for  Men, Women and Children at right prices.-  Abbotsford, B. "C.  A CONTRIBUTION TO CANADIAN PATRIOTIC FUND  ASSISTS RECRUITING AND HELPS THE EMPIRE  Last year's contributions to the Canadian Patriotic Fund are  now about exhausted British Columbia will be asked to contribute-about $600,000 during the coming year, most of which  has to be subscribed for yet.  British Columbia and the Yukon have contributed over 21,-  000 soldiers, and there must necessarily be a large number of  dependents left behind, who must be helped  Increased need this year requires a new . appeal for funds.  .Canadians did their duty last year. They will do it again this  year. If you cannot go to the front, you can help to support the  families of those who have gone. British Columbia stands first  in the provincial rate of enlistment in Canada.  The fund is a national one as much as the army; just as every  man when he enlists becomes a member of the army at large, so  a contribution to the Patriotic Fund becomes part of the national  fund. The needs of localities are met by the Canadian Patriotic  Fund regardless of contributions from districts.  The committee does not sit in judgment on any man who does  not wear the khaki. Those who stay at home, however, are asked to contribute as much as possible, so tliat the soldiers' wives  and children may be properly mainteained while the breadwinners are fighting for the defence of the Empire and of our-homes.  At,this crisis, every Loyal British Subject is willing' to do his  share.  Sometimes we hear the assertion that the Government of  Canada should do the work now being carried on by the Canadian Patriotic Fund. Usually, those who advance this idea are  not able to suggest how this might be done, nor do they appear  to have foreseen the results. The Canadian Government cannot discriminate between families. The Government Separation  Allowance is given without favor, alike to the wife of the millionaire and to that of the poor man���������the same sum to each. The  wife in the former case has no claim because of need, while in  the latter case the separation allowance alone is not sufficient  to support the family, even on the most economical scale. Hence,  the Patriotic Fund, acting with discrimination, considering the  special circumstances of each case, brings up each family'e income to a reasonable level of subsistence, thus building on the  foundation which the Government has laid.  If the government supported all the soldiers' families, the majority of Canadian "stay-at-homes" would be deprived of the  privilege of taking part.in the war.  LKTTI?/' FKOM KXCiLANO  (I  l<'rom fhe.Frascc -Valley''Record)  - Througlr;',he kindness of a resident  of Mission.'Oily Hie Feasor Valley  Record is ,1'orinilted to publish the  following- i f'.vtcrestiig - letter from a.  resident of'^lie' 01d('i:ancl:  ''Dear ���������'������'iv'\���������Yours to hand, With  repardto your friends,:T very much  regret to'say thai they have been..un':  able to -coing'and "visit us.  We made  every prciiaValion/and would have gi~  von them a/riighl good time, but after  waiting   expectantly   for   some     few  weeks, a lotto arrived J'roni Mr.   Ca-'  thonvood,'7',miouncjng 'their iniined-*  into departure for Prance. ���������  300     of  tho   battali'on,   he 'says,   never   had  their leave*' but the colonel has promised them-that they shall havo first  turn when\leave is granted from-tlie  "front." ��������� This means that they will  get anything from four to seven days'  leave and passage home to,.England  when  thoy have had a- spell of active serviced/in the fielcl.   ' We, were  sorry,   but Wilder;- tlie -'Circumstances  I did the d>il'y-thing possible. Some  of them  aro    English    born,     with  friends   in   Uiis .country.     To  all   of  them  I   had 'written   extending .hospitality whe'riever-'desired;   but Flo's  nephew and:'Mr. Stokes are not perhaps quite so fortunate in. having relatives   close  bp  as   the" others,   and  to them .I have sent, asking Uiem to  my house as their-home, should then  consider us-las their own-people, and  want "one at anytime, or when ihey  are lucky enough.to get their 'leaves'  There is also, the possibility of tlieir  getting , wo.uni1ed,_ and \coming   over  here'-to"ho'spitaT. "Yon"may 'tell their  people  fronv-nie that if such' should  be tho  case,  we will do all- wc  can  for- them   and   look   after   their   interests   as  far  as   we  can.    'Always  ' povided they write.and lot,us know.  The- lists of killed are published, but  the wounded are left to     communicate with' friends themselves, so  far  as  the   daily   papers   are   concerned.  Of  course  the "War, Office   publishes  all casualties, but- ordinary people do  not see their lists.    A call from one  of your  'boys', however,     shall     receive -prompt   attention.       The   percentage of recovery from wounds you  will be  glad  to learn    is-extremely  high.  "Well, the 'bear's' paws are beginning  to   gel   another "grip,   and ' the  world .should  now   De  able  to  realize that   Bruin  is a  long,   long  way  from  being  done with.    His supply  of munitions is daily increasing;  the  assumption of command by the Tsar,  who the Russ. regaraa as his'father,  was a big move on .the psychological side, and has had an exhilarating  effect all along the lino; and now lh3  German   forces   are   being     checked  and  thrown   back  everywhere.    The  towns   evacuated   in   the   retirement  are being retaken: for the past week  or so every Petrograd official has told  of  victory;   the  daily   haul   of  German   prisoners   runs   to    thousands;  the number ot cauiiGn. machine guns,,  and  other   munitions     captured     or  found abandoned grows apace; while  the toll of    Austro-Gennan    human  casualties   is   simply   apaliing.    Tho  Russians,  loo  have  lost fearfully  in  human material.    II is not too much  lo say that hundreds of thousands���������  aye, millions w'.ll, never    come    out  of  this   clash  alive;   and- many  millions more  will .bear  wilh  thorn   to  the grave evidences of the effects of  Prussian ambition.    ForThe presont,  the  Russian  armies  have  extricated  themselves from  the difficulties into  'which they were plunged by the failure  and -shortage  of  artillery    and  ammunition, and the strategy of the  Grand   Duke   Nicholas   has   received  its justification.-  The removal of the:  Grand  Duke to  the  direction  of affairs in   the Caucasus'is no  reflection   whatever   upon   his  generalship  but  a  bigger,  man   is   wanted  there  just now, and his taking hoild of the  teins there is alia part of the -game.  Meanwhile,, the Russian,   winter    is  upon its  first lap, and its pace  wili  :',x-,-'., ���������r;5HC-'!''-.J' V'*:*' -'���������   ���������** ���������?-".���������'*-1*^' ���������  gfow.q linker, 'and:-faster and, it^nmyj-  Wl'llae Yfiat.^the^un-'pf.-.the/Ge^nan''"  invasion  will-set ev<jn  more  rapidly.  than  was anticipated.    The advance  on I he western theatre has begun 'toor  .'wid ere1 this letter' reaches you, the  miliary  situation  all." -round     may'  have undergone ^a  welcome change.  ���������    "Since my last letter to you I have  been under-fire from Zeppelins.    The  grveat raid on London which 'occurred' about a fortnight since will live  in  the memory "of  Cockneys as  one  of the remarkable happenings in connection with the war.      The    actual  damage   done     was-    comparatively  speaking, quite a'negligeable quantity.       The  casualties  were  officially  returned at just over a hundred���������of  which-some 20 old were fatal.    'Yet  for a time'at least the city was    undoubtedly in  great  danger,    though  the crowds in street and on housetops  would suggest a Lord Mayor's :Day.  Funk of a transient nature existed in  places; but curiosity was the feature  most prevalent.    Crowds surged    a-  bout for an hour or so, watchng the  performance���������and   Mr.   Zepp.      was  distinctly a 'star' turn.     Floating a-  bove the city at an altitude of about  2 yz  miles, ,the sausage-shaped mon-  strocily, whose length is some 400 ft.  looked somewhat like a' little steel-  handled   waistcoat-pocket     penknife,,  splendidly lit up by powerful searchlights,'it formed a.grand target    for  tho small  anti-aircraft  guns    which  up till  then   the  city  possessed.     If  any more Zeppelins    reach    London  they will find the guns quite capable  of reaching them  wherever they go.  This form  of. airship "is certainly/a  .weapon ' to   be   reckoned   with.     : It  can  riso rapidly and almost perpendicularly; it can envelope itself with  clouds caused  by steam   ,or    smoke  from   'fog  bombs,'  it can  travel     at  over CO miles per hour; and it can so  rapidly alter its position as to make  range-finding a very difficult'matter.  Three Z-epps. visited the metropolis;  on this occasion and scattered bombs  yet although small shells burst all a-  round them, only one appears to have  been damaged, and that very slightly  ���������in the propeller.     Though'the airship is only 2 or 3 miles up, the guns  vr:'ng at it may be miles afay. This  accounts  for  the  fact  that most   of  the shells fall short.    When the Zepp  was over Leyton a month or. so ago;  tho guns were polling at    it    from  -Woo'ieh���������nearly 1 0 miles away   per-  1 aps.     tut   heavier   guns   of     much'  g re ale* range are now installed, and  ii' they come again, they will probably l-a-r-' a warm time.     On (In night  -.ii   qi.i'.?M.:'oii,   I   left   Liverpool   'jtrc-'fit  st-.iticn i'or Yvalthamstow by the last  train that left the great terminus :'or  .PERSONALS  Mr    A.  morning  C.  for  " Mr. A. C. Ryall and  Wavd left here Sunday  Butto,..Mon...' ���������     - -.      ���������    .  Mr.-JJohn McLean spent Sunday in   -  Vancouver. ' -. ; - '  Mr. and Airs. A. Johnson .left-Sunday''evening for .New . Westminster,  where Mr Johnson is'-on the jury for -  the fall, assizes: Mr. J. Sanderson-.is  taking charge of the barber, shop till  their return. "'".���������,  Mr. Leslie Trethewey of Vancouver  was. visiting his parents hece'; last  week. .   -' . ���������   ���������- ?���������������������������   .-'- .    ������  Mr.-arid Mrs. Bert'Clark;, arid, Mr.  and Mrs:'McMenemy were visitors, to  Clayburn on  Sunday.        - .-  *-���������  Miss Thomas spent the week end  in Vancouver. ���������       '  Miss   Gertrude Fuller,     who    lias  been spending the summer    at    her .  home here has returned to Spokane,  Wash.  Mr. Wm. Campbell,    the    jeweler,    '  has moved his shop into the room adjacent to " Mr.  A. M.  King's 'butcher  shop. i       ���������  '  Miss Mable Bell'is visiting. Mrs.  Miller in Clayburn.  Miss Florence McPhee spent  'the,  week end with friends in Sumas.  Miss Colleta Dennison of Vancou-    ,  ver was a visiitor in town last weeek.  Schol Trustees Trethewey "and Par-  ton have resigned and cri October 23  a mooting of the Abbotsford school  district will be held dn the school  house at which two new trustees will  be elected. Two parents with children* will- probably* Iwill b.e,. elected., as  trustes as pa'terits are usually more  -ntsrested' in the work of a school.  What is the matter with-being up to  date and have a lady school trustee?  Trafalgar Day was*    obse'ved    on  Tr.ursday 21st by' public meetings at  Alexandria    Hall,    "\bbotsford:     St.  Paul's church,  Huntingdon; 'and    in  the school house, Kilgard".  Offerings'  were made for1 the relief of sick and  Avounded saileis and soldiers-at ihe-  various, seats  of we-r;. and - patriotic  addresses, readings and music formed  interesting programmes.  Miss E. M. Praeger, certificated  Maternity Nurse from ".Queen  Charlotte's Hospital",    Lon-  . don, England.    Address general Delivery, Mission ' City.   .  great  my distrilt for many hours. Just he-  fore running into the Clapton tunnel,  1 saw the searchlights which ave always kept ready suddenly flash  into  the sky,  seeming to  converge at     a  point immediately over    our   heads.  Simultaneously a tremendous    crash  of explosion and flash of red on  my  light   announced   the'  fact  that   the  train was# under bombardment from  above.    A* second more and  we entered the tunnel. It is not more than  y2 mile long, and in less than a minute we were out of it and in Clapton  station.'   By this time a gun close by  was gelling lo work.    From Clapton  lo the first Walthamstow station is a-  bout a 5 minutes run across Hackney Marshes.    By craning our heads  out of the ..window we could see the  Zepp- above us and the shells bursting all around it.     It was fairly low  down then, but planing rapidly. The  excitement  on   board   the ' train ��������� was  great.'    It rivalled a football match.  Rapidly as the train    was    moving,  men got on footboards and hung out  of windows ^yelling    and    shouting.  'That's got her'���������'No, it ain't'���������'An-  ��������� other shot boys'���������'Plank it into her'  ���������'Bring her down'���������'Very near that  time'��������� etc., etc.,    emerged    from a  mass  of  indescribable^ noise,  yelling  cheering, and general 'hell for leather.' The searchlight gave us a.lovely  "We have '"���������> interesting letter fi'om  Private J. Kirkbride which. will ap-  l.ear next issue; tlie "Letter from  London" has pvo\cu so interesting  that we have taken it from thev Prater Valley Record <or our readers.  Mr.   and  Mrs.  D.   Emery  ave the  proud'possessor of a new home having purchased the >property\untiL re- ���������  cently owned by P. Huckerby.  The Ladies' Aid will give a  lowe:en supper on Thursday lhr>  in Alexandria Hall from 5 to S.  Hal-  3Sth  Mr. and Mrs. Percy Wilson spent  the week end in New Westminster as  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis.  Mr. Alder -is moving his family' to  Vancouver next week and rented his  house to Mr. Davidson.  Loyal talk .'Will-, not-beat .Germany.- Men and money will-  Ion surelycannot cheer for tlie -boys, whenthey come home unless you fight or "pay.  Subscribe to the Patriotic Fund and help its work in every  w.'iy you can.  The accounts and books of every Branch are audited by the  Auditor-General of Canada.  "naiiT or pay"  "GOD SAVE THE KING"  Miss Forester wilt return about the  20th of the "month.'.Inquire from Mrs.  Boyd.       -  view for about 3. minutes���������then the  airship, finding the shells getting too  near to be pleasant, enveloped her  self in smoke and fog and planed up  out of sight. In ten seconds she was  lost completely���������so far as our view  was concerned. But her course can  easily be traced by the bombs. And  It is interesting to know that, she  never hit one single target she 'aimed'  at. The incendiary, etc. bombs intended for the Bank of England fell  in Wood Street Cheapside 200 yards  away, and the only serious fire of tlie  night was the result. AH other fires  were extinguished immediately; but  this one cleared out half a dozen  warehouses and took some hours' attention on the part of the fire brigade. St Paul's had a let-off, and, in  fact, no public buildings were damaged at all.    The poor, as usual, suffer-  (Continued on Page Two) THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFOltp, B.  C.  m  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising rates  made  known  on   application  Our   iShibboleth���������Neither   for   nor. agin'   the   Government  J. A. BATES, -       - Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAI,  OCTOBER 22,  1910  r -���������  The Dominion government has appointed a commission to inquire into certain economic conditions in Canada, named by a  recent order-in-council. It is not our privilege to know just  what the economic conditions are; but we are of the opinion that  there are numerous matters that should be named in the list,  and "that pne of them, is why every year thousands and thousands  of dollars worth of fruit are allowed to go to waste in the province and particularly in the Fraser Valley for want of a market  to dispose of them. For the reason that there are thousands of  people in our own province and elsewhere who every year do  not have enough of fruit and vegetables except at very high prices, and possibly not then, surely it is an economic condition  well worthy of inquiry into it eft'oas ihe grower and the consumer, and the long train of business men and others.  In two weeks travel through the.Fraser Valley this fall we  have it from the lips of the dominion representative for New  . Westminster riding that he saw 'enough fruit going to waste to.  ,  feed all the poor families of British Columbia all next winter.'  Surely this is a condition that'needs investigation.    Were this  fruit marketed at a fair figure' it would be the means of solving  a very big problem for the people of the province in supplying  fruit" where it is required and in bringing to. the growers returns,  lor their labor. There is certainly no economy in waste and conditions are not right when this fruit is going to'waste and at the  same time friut being imported into the country for consumption with good money going to enrich the growers f a freign  country while the growers of our.own country���������the Fraser Valley���������could supply at least a part of the demand.    It is economy  f a kind that cannot    be called    one of the    'get-rich-quick'  schemes.  There is another phase of this that also requires attention;  and that is the fact that the growers of our disrict and other districts do not receive a fair compensation' for what they are able  to market. What an awful howl there would be from the far-  mrs of the North-Western' prairies if they could not market their  grain at the regular market price! The complaint���������th'- bi&  kick- was made years ago and conditions along this line were im-  pro-ved for them���������the elevators were built. The government  came hurrying to their assistance as they did to assist the lead  industry, and later in the zinc industry.  Remorse is the poison of life, aiid repentance" its cure.  Let no one overload you with favors; you will find them an  insufferable burden.  No condition so low but may'have hopes, and none sojiigh but  may have fears. . * '.  A promise is a just debt which should always, be paid, for.  honor and honesty are its security.  LETTER FROM ENGLAND  (UoMtinucd from Pa<je One)  ed the niost. More wounds were caused   by  our  own  guns .than   by  the  bombs.    Shrapnel   falling .accounted  for many minor hurts.    Most of the  deaths were caused by bombs in two  cases falling almost directly on motor  busses. One such, in the wide road  fronting Liverpool Street and Broad  .Street stations, together with its human   freight,   was  completely  wiped  out.    The greatest damage to property is in glass. Thousands upon thousands of windows were blown out, and  as the price of window glass has gone  up by 200 per cent, the loss to some  people is a serious matter.    The government now insure you for a small  premium, but they will not pay out  anything unless you    have    insured.  Taken altogether, I think Zeppeilins  are not a very successful .method of  warfare.    The  cold  clear'   moonless  nights of the early part of September  furnished ideal conditions for    Zeppelin  attacks,  and    raids    occurred  nightly over the eastern counties; but*  the sum totalof their effectiveness is  very disappointing to German hopes.  They  are  enormous y  expensive    to  construct and many of    them    havn  been lost in one way    or    another.  I know of a plate where German submarines are to be seen- which have  been 'captured.' Their Toss has never  been 'gazetted.' They    simply    never  'came back.'    And���������whisper it softly���������P can 'put my hands' on one or  two'Zepps.,  which' are  in the same  category.    Nothing is published, but  they  don't ol>l  go  back.  'Not by no  means', as SamWeller would say. AH  the same it's just as well they didn't  succeed in hitting the train I was in  though one poor devil was wounded  - 'Why will Europe, after the war be  like Tapioca? Because it will be  that from which Prussic Acid has  been  extracted.  rRlHlK|MT������[Mi  E3E3iQE]DEaE!QQDlE3E3BrJ]E  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  BanmnHseaBEjEBaBaQODBQE  ''. For the best job printing patronize the Abbolsforl Post. It is the only paper published for Abbotsford.  .  Furnisher- of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City |  TOQU8-SUMAS BOARD OF TRAD  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,arid cheap power  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  wJ-he district, and industries already established,   ���������,  A WASH IS A JOY  when one's bath room is rendered  luxurious by our ornamental and  open work plumbing. It's an artistic triumph. Have the bath room  a joy. Let your plumbing ar-  "rangements be as santitary as the  latest developments of the art will  permit.,   We'll show you the way.    -  , WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing: Shop  Old Creamery Bldfr Abbotsford  when the organization is perfected. A fellow can stand a lot  when the money begins to roll in thicl^ and fast. Others organize and,get along, and thoroughly good organization assists  to minimize troubles of a trifling nature.  Never will the fruit industry be satisfactory until such time as  the growers are assured a certain price for what they grow and  pack for the market.  In the interests of the province investigation should be made  into any condition that allows waste when want is one of the  predominating features of our cities.  Here, is -a fine chance for our politicians to make good.  British Columbia is a fine country to live in, and with improve  ed conditions along the fruit marketing, to prevent waste it  would be still better  There are a number of things that should be remedied by the  provincial government before they ask the votes of the citizens  of this district next spring. Now is the time to fix them all up  and get a solid vote. Promises have come along long enough  and apparently the Board of Trade is not yet tired of asking for  at a recent meeting the members by resolutions asked for the  same old thing in the same old way and from the same members  of the power that be at Victoria. Some of the things that Mission requires are:  A Small Debts' Court with a presiding magistrate.  Another magistrate or two to preside over the small cases  that require attention.  Annual or semi-annual court of revision for the voters' list.  A court of revision for the complaints of assessments on the  townsite.  Of course the Board.of Trade does not believe that our local  member is to blame for these requirements not being granted as  he has time and time again at the request of the Board asked  for them but the Board is still waiting for results. There is  hope: the Rural Light Act is now working.  An exchange says: "President Wilson is going to marry a-  gain. and here we have been under the impression he was too  proud to fight."    Awful remarks!  r>���������+ +t��������� ~���������~ +-u;���������~ +^���������+ ��������� 3 ��������� ��������� ���������        by a piece of shell of a bomb.      The  But the one thing that is required is organization among the greatest harm the Zeppelins do   is  growers of the Fraser Valley.   -Don't bother about not being Ithe frightening of poor women   who  'able to get along' with certain others;  that will come- intime!are perhaps in, a weak or 'nervy' condition owing to one thing or another.  These people wiil persist in leaving  their houses and going into the open.  Inside  is,   on  the  whole,   far  safer.  But when one considers the vast population arid size of~the metropolitan  area (probably over 10, millions and  7u0 square miles) the total result'of  their activities is a mere flea-bite. If  it  were  not   so  tragic  it  would  be  laughable.    And yet, though  its effect is beneath contempt, and its miliary value has hitherto been absolutely nil, one cannot shut one's eyes  to tlie fact that it has caused a lor.  of. wicked mischief and suffering. A,  few men have been killed and wounded���������one I  believe a soldier;   but it  is the innocents-���������the    women    and  children���������who   have   suffered   most.  And always poor people.    I know of  two deaths in this neighborhood (one  a benevolent old lady and the other  the   little   neice   of  a   friend)   from  fright alone.    Many women in delicate health" have been seriously    affected, their nerves totally unstrung  through the visits of these abominable engines of warfare.    The logic  of German    'frigntfulness'    is a remarkable phenomenon.    This frights  ening of the poorer classes is deliberately aimed at with a    view    to  creating  a   stop-the-war   opinion   a-  mong the laboring people.  Germany  for a long time past has seen, doom  staring her in the face, unless    she  could side-track  the issue. '. So long  as England was determirfed to see the  thing through, Germany's chance    of  victory was hopeless���������defeat was only a matter of time.    But if the people of England could be roused    in  any way���������by fright, cajolery.tair promises, labour troubles, or any   other  means���������and the British Government  compelled by them to withdraw from  the struggle, then Germany would be  left master of the situation.    So non-  combatants have to suffer.    It is ail  part and parcel  of a plan of campaign which Germany has embarked  upon in order to create a state    of  public opinion of which she can take  advantage.    It is very cunning���������but  then madmen are sometimes cunning.  But that such    damnable    practices  should result    in    eventual    victory  would seem to wreck one's faith in  Eternal Justice.    It will never be   I  am glad to say so far as I am able  to judge, the only effect    Zeppelins  have produced on the future intentions of the people of this part is to  I make  them   set  their  teeth,     more  than ever determined  to  break the  power for evil of such a devlish cult.  Wherever Zepps. go. men rush to join  the army.    The street where a poor  man's house is wrecked Immediately  furnishes another 'Squad'.    No,    no  ���������as Artemus Ward would say, the  Huns are 'barking up    the    wrong  tree.' "  Your' Photograph=  Nothing  will  add more to  the pleasure of the friends and kinsfolk  at home. ���������'.       *  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B. C.      :-:  Columbia'*      Leadi  l?g       Dentisra  SAVE MONEY BY HAVING YOUR  DENTAL WORK DONE IN VANCOUVER  Our prices are about HALF those charged by other dentists  Our work is of the VERY BEST. ABSOLUTELY NO PAl.N  OR  INCONVENIENCE.  Crowns, Plates and Bridgework a Specialty. When you  come to Vancouver be sure to come in for a FREE EXAMINATION AND CONSULTATION.    All Work Guaranteed.  k GjLBEKfs OfiLess DmmL Pwims  Second Floor. Dominion Bfdg. 207flfl5������ngj St W. Cor. Camhie  VANCOUVER  e me now about that Insurance  JL-jL^Uo j  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low.prices.  Finest quality.  Abbotsford  m  j.������ r. ! *  r*  /  ���������if-   JE'Jki4 "Jtf ifrfc  THlGV ABBOTSFORD POST, ABkOTSFORfc. B. C  To assure patrons of printing; a'thoroughly appropriate and artistic* product  requires both a theoretical and a practical'knowledge���������:in other words a -mental  "conception as well as a .practical one.  .;  Both are at your service.       . ,  BATES, The Printer���������^JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing, at Suitable Prices  OUR PRINTING  Is always t good, because it possesses the  qualities that go to make up good Printing": correct topography, good press work  harmony.of color and appropriate stock  selection���������these are'all the earmarks of  Bates' Printing���������the worth-while kind-.  BATES, The Printer���������^-JOB DEPARTMETN  The Home of'Good-Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING SERVICE   .     V'-,  The shop is equipped with every modern  device, necessary for the execution ' of  high-grade Printing, and our working  facilities are so ample that prompt  service .is"both a pleasure and* a possibility..  BATES, The Printer���������-JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  1 i  PRINTING SATISFACTION   '    '.'..__  Years of practical knowledge and an" extensive and modern plant equipment assure patrons a service that cannot be  surpassed. A telephone call will place  the order. Our Number is 520.  If busy order by ?phone.     t      *  BATES, The Printer-���������JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PRINTING OF GREATrVARIETY  We are. equipped to. handle every kind1  ; and quality of Printing1���������Business, Fruit  Growers,- Fruit Lists, - PublicationsAin  from one' to four colors. -Satisfaction  guaranteed" or no charge is made for the  work, whreh'can be returned. :-^  BATES, The Printer-���������JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good-Printing at Suitable Prices  COMMERCIAL  PRINTING  Such as Letterheads, Envelopes, Billheads, Cards Circulars Statements and  ���������in fact anything in the way of Printing���������will receive intelligent attention  and a thorough highgrade production  if-left in our care.   v  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  POSTER PRINTING  We print large and small Posters of all  kinds���������any color of paper or ink. Our  prices for this kind of work is cheaper  than in the cities, and the quality of paper and ink is just as good. No rent to  pay is part of the secret.'  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  PUBLICATION PRINTING  We have unrivaled facilities for execu-  ing all kinds of Printing, as is attested  by the large amount of Printing we have  ��������� handled in the last seven years. Quality  of work unsurpassed, and delivery in  time assured.  BATES, The Printer JOB DEPARTMENT  The Home of Good Printing at Suitable Prices  a      9  icity ���������- r roves  Hub Square  Mission City  PRINTER AND PUBLISHER  * y03l*-vr  yjy������*-r������*l  "'Jiff*  V w<i. iu .Ji ���������V".', "> .'���������l/.Lj THE-ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  THK HULL GATES OF SOISSONS  '" (Published by Request of Mr. J. L.  Sanson, Abbotsford)  My name is Darno, the poet, you have heard "One Comedie Ffancaise,"  Perchance it has happened, mon ami, yon know of my unworthy lays,  Aii! Then you ninst mess how my lingers; are itchfng to talk to a pen,  Fori was at Soissons and saw it, The Death of the Twelve Englishmen.  My leg? nialbeursement, 1 left it behind on the Banks of the Aisne,  Regret!  I would pay with the other to witness their valour again;  A trifle  indeed,  I assure you, to give for the honour to tell,  How that handful of British, undaunted, went into the Gateway of Hell.  Let me draw you a plan of the battle, here we French,'and your. Engineers  stood,  Over there a 'detachment of German sharpshooters, lay hid in a wood;  'A  mitrailleuse battery planted on top of this well chosen ridge,  Held the road for the Prussians, and covered  the direct approach  to" tho  west .bridge. s,-p  It was madness to dare the dense murder that spewed from those ghastly  machines,  osnoilit?.!}ini v ibum avoujj urao oisntu s^t 01 poounp aAT3t{ oi*>\ osoin ^Iuq  Ten we count;���������te n who ventured unquail'Mng, ten there were, but ten are  means,  But the bridge to the Aisne was a menace, our safety demanded its fall,  Engineer���������Volunteers���������In a body the Royals stood out at the call.  *   " "* i  Death at best was the fate of the mission, to their glory not one was dismayed,    ,- '  A party was chosen, and seven survived, till the powder was laid;  And then fled with their fuzes unlighted, another detachment���������again  A sortie was made���������&U too vainly���������the bridge still commanded the Aisne.  We were fighting two foes, Time and Prussia���������the moments were worth  more than' troops, ,  We must blow up the bridge; a lone soldier darts out from the Royals and  swoops  For the fuze: Fate seems wtfth us, and we cheer him, he answers, our hopes  are reborn,  A ball rips his visor, his khaki shows red, where another has torn.  Will, he live? Will he last? Will he make it? He'.as, and so near the goal,  A second he dies: then a third one: a fourth���������still the Germans take toll.  A fifth, magnifique; it is magic; how does he escape them? he may���������  Yes he does; See the match glows; a riile rngs out from the wood and says,  "Nay".  Six, seven, eight, nine take their places, six, seven,    eight,    nine    brave  their hail,  Six, seven, eight, nine,,how we count them, but the sixth, seventh, eighth,  and ninth fail,  A tenth, sacre nom: but these English aire soldiers, they know how to try,  (He fumbles the place where his jaw was) They show too how heroes can'die  no more.  Yet another salutes, and superbly essays, where the ten failed before,  God of  battles look  down and protect him!   Lord his heart is as Thine  let him live.  But the mitrailleuse splutters and stutters, and riddles him into a sieve.  Men, I thought of my sins, and sat waiting tlie charge that he could not  withstand,  And I thought of my beautiful Paris., and gave a last look at the land,'  At France���������ma belle France���������in her glory of blue sky and green field and  wood,  Death with honour���������but never surrender���������and to die with such- men, it is  good.  How About Your  A FIRM IS OFTEN JUDGED  BY ITS STATIONERY. WHY  HAVE CHEAP PRINTING  WHEN WHEN YOU CAN  GET NEAT PRINTING DONE  ON GOOD    PAPER   AT THIS  office, almost as cheap  as plain paper. bring in  y;ur orders for  Letter. Heads, Envelopes,  11 Head's, Statements,  evoices, Labels, etc.  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ONLY UP-TO-DATE PLANT IN  THE DISTRICT ORDERS CAN  BE FILLED WHETHER BIG  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  AS REASONABLE AS IN   THE  CITIES JUST AS GOOD AS  WORK TOO. IF YOU HAVE  A LARGE  ster or  IT CAN BE DONE AT THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  HAVE THE FRASER VALLEY RECORD  TO YOUR FRIENDS.   $1.00 Per Year.  SENT  Printer and Publisher  MISSION COY, B. G.  A. M. KING  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, ?teef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  tyjfflpuj  uunMamxmsmimimiBffiff,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C:  ���������nanaanaaBHMKoaMi  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  PROPRIETORS  A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  :esB0  They are forming,.the bugles are blaring���������They will cross,in a foment and  ---then  When out of the line of the-Royals (Your island mon ami breeds men)  Burst a private, a tawny haired giant, it was hopeless, but "ceil" how he ran  Bon Dier, please remember the pattern, and make many more on his plan.  No cheer from our ranks, and the Germans they halted in wonderment too,  See he reaches the bridge, Ah! he lights it; I am dreaming,'it cannot be true,  Screams of rage, fusillade;���������they have killed him, too late though���������the  good work is done,  By the valour of twelve English martyrs the Hell-gate of Soissons is yon.  Wr. Zeigler and IVTr. MuKinnon are  painting the Autnier store and it  wiil look fine w-iea the work is completed.  PRIVATE GREETING CARDS  FOR CHRISTMAS  Fresh Groceries and Fresh Bread  Our stock of groceries are always   fresh   from  the  wholesaler.    Our bread is delivered  right from the  baker's oven.     That's the reason our business   is  being built up with satisfied customers.  When you want Flour, Groceries or Bread, see :  ALBERT LEE, Grocer and Baker  ABBOTSFORD,        T-    -       -       -       -       -       B.C.  A pleasant and inexpensive  way to remember your circle of  friends and acquaintances at  the Christmas season is to mail  them Private Christmas Greeting Cards.    We feave some  Magnificent? Samples  at this office to choose, from.  The price is no more than you  would pay for the ordinary  Christmas Cards and in addition to this you have your choice  of the wording and also your  name printed on the card as  well:  Call at the Fraser Valley Record Office at any time and look  over these samples and note  the reasonable prices.  Last year we did quite a business, and a great many pleased  customers sent out their own  Private Greeting Cards.  It is desired that all orders  be received as quickly as possible in order to insure early and  prompt delivery. Now is a  good time.  All English made Cards.  FRASER VALLEY RECORD  Hub Square     -     Mission City  Mr. Weir is making important improvements to tne drug store and has  laid in a complete stock of drugs,  books, etc.  The Ladies' Aid met at the home  of Mrs. Fraser on Wednesday.  The W. A.  held a bag social on  Friday evening the i2nd.  Sunday School Teacher���������What lo  you suppose Jonah thought when he  found himself inside the whale?  Small Mission Boy���������I guess he did  think he had went to sleep in a folding bed and it had closed up.  "Our Willie got meritorious commendation at school last week."-....  "Well, weH- Ain't it awful the  number of strange diseases "that's  ketched  by school children."  The Key tc the  If you art> looking? .'or a situation  a ClaselfWd' Want Ad. lo the (toy  which will unlock tho door to tho, -  private offlco of tho butlneea rnan.  Ho la too buoy to, Intorvlow all  ' promtacuoua calloro, but you cart  catch his attention and secure  an appointment by a "Situation  Wanted" ad.  ������ <a '  OvpHkUl in k, B W   lkC<rl|  FOR SALK���������One of the west  Husiucss Sites in the busy  city of Abbotsford. Apply to  Ii. C. FRASER, Suswap Ave.,  Salmon Arm, R. C.  "HOUGH ON RATS" clears out Rats  Mice, otc. Don't Die in the House,  *.:ific and 25c, at Drug and Country  'Stores.  LIQUOR ACT, 1010  (Section 41)  Notice is hereby given that  on the first day of December  next, application' will be made  to the Superintendent of Provincial Police for renewal of the  hotel licence to sell liquor by  retail in the hotel known as  the Abbotsford Hotel, situate at.  Abbotsford, in the Province of  Vritish Columbia..  Dated this 17th day of September, 1915..  A. J. HENDERSON,  Applicant.  For Rent-  -A   five roomed  house. Apply to Mrs. Milstead.  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Korseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  ���������  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B. C.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Abbotsford Feed Store ,  exan  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished  Thoroughly Modern  M-   MURPHY,  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B  C.  n  il  5tS  !8S  /  I.


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