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It is  ~-easily fed-to hens--along- with 'their daily mash.  .We have it. in-all size packages. ...   -.  %==  J  SHIP FREIGHT  BY.AUTO TRUCK  Tbe following /despatch from Lyn-  d-n speaks   for   itself:  Ji i& probable that) before many  monlhsare passed there will be es-  tnblished by the B, C. Electric an  auto truck service between,this town  and   Huntingdon,  B.   C.  JUST DUCKS, NOT CHICKEN  -. Messrs C. .E. Mink, N. R. Godfrey,  C. R. LaWson. and H. Piko, all  gcod sportsmen from the big city  bounded by Stanley Park, the Pacific Ocean- and Porl Moody, have  bcoken loose from the shackles of  office work and the financial stringency "in that sad, sad city by the  son,    and   are   now   enjoying      them-  An   agent   of    the    freight   depart- ��������� H,.lvea   in   L}10   pleasant   pastime      of  nient of the B. C. E. R. has just  completed a survey of this district  ai'd _ is satisfied that tl.'crc is today  slipped to Vancouver markets through  roundabout channels a 'sufficient a-  lrount of freight to warrant his  company in making a connection  with the electric line at Huntingdon  by a road carrier service. And the  ���������volume of'tliis business would in.  veiy materially, he bclhrves, with' a  more   direct,   connection.  l.ynden ships to British Columbia  markets a large quantity of milk  chiMy.. and two or three limes a  week shipments of chickens averaging fifteen hundred pounds arc made  A 'considerable -quantity of fruit, especially''berries,   goes   across 'tlio   line  J I. is understood that the proposed service that Would have boon on  this winter Were it not that the;  ���������.roads, 'leading into Sumas, ���������Wash.,  i a\o not yet been put into con-  -dilion to make winter service at  a'.' practicable.. The service wil, "be  e;.' sb'lishcd in the spring,������������������ and there  is promise of good road work next  summer ��������� that will make it possible  of   continuance through next winter.  shooting ducks on Sumas Prairie, So  far these gentlemen report fairly  grod progress, but as soon as he  deems it advisable, our local crack  shot, Mr. Geo. Clark, will sojourn  with them for a few hours and  show these gentlemen from the  ciam producing city just how to kill  a   duck.  AL Iho convention of B. C. School  Tr'uslees just, held at Victoria- the  folloAVing resolutions were sanctioned:' ' '.       . .  "That the department of Education be asked - to take steps, , as  soon as possible' to' inaugurate a  plan whereby school boards can  gel, definite and reliable information  regarding applicants for positions in  ���������high and public- schools that it is  not in the best interests of high  schools to admit children that have  not passed - an entranc eexamination  that the Minister of Education be  asked to consider the advisability  oi permitting supplementary examinations in connection with the high  school entrance; that the government  be asked to sanction the organization by school; boards of night  school classes for technical .work also-to ' grant' financial assistance;  that tho* government "place a" copy  -of the official map of British Columbia in each; school room of.-the  province; that ��������� the government- be  asked' -to increase the grants made  ih aid of teachers'- salaries in high1  of; rural muncipalities and cities of  the   third   class.  "In view of the vast agricultural  possibilities affprded in this province  and also having in mind the great  and continuous -Source ol'-wealth  which the development of ^such possi  bilities offer,'...this convention is resolved- that, wL'ile not disparaging  the encouragement given to'immigration, every effort should be made  to, realize the splendid opportunities contained in the scientific cultivation of.the soil.  "To  further   this   end    and   to elevate   agriculture    pursuits -     in     the  Correspondence  We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions of correspondence appearing in these columns.             - .  Editor, .  - Abbotsford   Post,  Dear   Sir,  in regard to your correspondence  of last week, I might say I was  was surprised to see such, a letter  appearing in the Post from one of our  "respectable citizens. - I was very  pleased to see that Abbotsford has  l-Vi'l the honor of receiving honors  at the New" Westminster fair, but I  -am sorry the effect has been so  d.i-astrous to the receiver's brain.'I  v:iil lcavo the people of Abbots  foul and district to judge of ray a-"  bilities as a blacktmith, and take  ^ hi.* chance of thanking them - for  their liberal patronage in the past  and hope by a continuance of good  v c rk to   merit the same in the future  '' '' Yourstruly,  STANLEY, KRAVOSKI  POWDER   WORKS START  FIRST OF  DECEMBER  MOVED INTO NEW QUARTERS  Mr. J. Copping, one of Fraser  Valley's most", enterprising-meat merchants; .has moved into his hand-,  some and commodious new-quarters,  in   the   recently Copping block on Es  l\h. Israel, manager of the Imper  ial Powder Works, arrived in town-  the. first ,part of , the week and the  work of installing the macfiinery  arc! other equipment which arrived  the latter part of the week is be-  i.isr rushed to completion as rapidly as possible. Five out of ' the 12  buildings have already been erected  a.-1 '-l.y the first of December the  Company expect, to Pave- their first  si pply" of stumping powder on the  market.      Later high power  blasting powder ' will be .manufactured This product will be a special brand' and the manager states  tl-at this .brand "will not explode un  dor shock, being an absolutely safe  explosive exploded only by a special  h'"ph power rlenotator. Next month  tho company wil] employ twenty-fivo  men and when the plant, is"being-  oi crated at its full capacity ,the  number will be increased to sixty  -or , more. " .   '' >���������  BUSINESS- IS. ACTIVE'  .Mr. Taylor,of the- firm of Taylor  & Henderson,' luitd surveyors, returned home Thursday from a trip to  Hope" states business is ' quite active   there,    especially   in   railway con'  sendene   Avenue.     The   now   building   struction,    JJie   \Kcttle   Valley      line  u   a   two   story   brick structure,  the   having   some   sixteen     miles   of steel  iow>er ' floor being used . as the bu-  '.heer .--hop,, while in the rear is the  cold storage department, capable of  c'l.'taJiMiig a large quantity of meat  in prime condition during the warm  Y'cuthor. Mr. Copping also intends  acid ing new chopping blocks and a  Li'j of other fixtures which will lacili  tai������- matter in his rapidly grow  iiio:   business.  laid in the. vicinity of Hope, and also have constructed wagon roads  io facilitate hauling supplies tp'their  camps. The Great Northern will also make Hope a divisional point for  their line,,. Messrs McArthur Bros.-  having received the contract for the  work   there.  PROMINENT" VISITOR  VISITS 'PEARDONiVILLE  minds ,   of   our   peaple;   we   the trus-    ..-,  The meetings held recently in rc-  garci to the Sumas Dyking scheme  showed tlio feeling of'the peoplo in  regard Oo the dyking* proposition,  that they would not be willing to  .extend the Rice contract any | longer than the present agreement calls  for. At the meeting on Thanksgiving a -representative of the Company was present, and the meeting  conveyed . by actionand Word indirect  ly that the company need not look  i\>r   extension   of   time. -  T he regular meeting of the Board  of trade which . was to be held on  Monday last, has been postponed  u ntil next Monday evening, / wi.'en  it. it? hop'd that a fidl attendance  of   the   members   will   be -present.  tees   in   convention  urge   the  govern  ment to ��������� include   in   the school curri-  __.  culum elementary instruction on the  of scientific farming, and cause to  be set aside for experimental purposes portions   of   school .grounds."  A- motion upon which a great  many of the trustees had set their  hearts was defeated, after a good  deal- of discussion. It was to the  effect that the School Act be amended in such a -manner as to give  school boards com pletc control of  their own finances; to have the proportion of taxes payable for school  purposes set aside in a separate ac  count from that to which the muni  cipal council, and to be under the  control of the trustees.' Tins question of finance has been a disputed  one between school boards and the  municpal councils, and many of the-  trustees felt very strong upon the  issue. The majority look the view  however, that the action wan somewhat radical, < and would, not be at  all   w.elcomed   by ��������� the  -authorities'.  Mr.    J. _ W.   Winson    attended   the  trustees   convention  in   Victoria last  Mr.   Richard   Wryell,   of New  York  o   has   been   visiting the   coast ci  ties studying the financial conditions  spent a-; few days this week in  Feardonville, the guest of his uncle,  Mr. R. Pt-ardon, one of the pioneer  settlers. Mr. Wryell is well known  in the financial world on Wall "St.  New York, and expressed himself as  wry much impressed with the .brill-  i.-mt prospects in store for British  Columbia. He intends to return at  a>i early date and close up some impel tant   matters   wl.'i.'h   are  pending.  McBRTDE LAND POLICY FOR  FOR   LIBERAL CONSIDERATION ���������  At present there are a million  and a half acres of surveyed land  held exclusively for settlers This  land has been surveyed i,at the - expense of the government and may  be had for the bona fide cottier for  the small sum of two dollars for  one hundred and sixty acres.- He  has to do certain improve ment  work and later p'ay ten dollars for  a crown grant. Tlio cost of the sur  vey is   thrown   in.  A   LIBERAL   ELECTED  Mr.    anjd.  Mrs.    Lachlan   McNeil are  gone   to   Vancouver   for; the   winter.  Mr. Ruben E. Truax, the Liberal  candidate in the. South Bruce bye  election was elected, on Thursday by  an overwhelming majority over the  Conservative candidate, Mr. W. D.  Cargill. The Liberal navy- policy  and reciprocity were tho sole issues  beiore   the   people.  7hc W. C. T. U. of Abbotsford and  vicinity meet on Monday at three p.  m in the Presbyterian church. Mrs.  Coiwell of Vye will gide a report  of the annual State convention of  V. ashington.  5G(b Shooting  Notices  For  See Bates.  Sa>:e  The Women's Auxiliary will .hold  anoll'er of their popular" socials on  Tl'i<isday evening, November fith *at  i.he   home   of Mrs.    J.    F.   Boyd.  Refreshments will be served and  e\eiyonc Is invited lo attend and  eii.tO,\    a   pleasant   evening   .  Mrs. Boyd informs the Post that  t!itso Thursday evenings are becoming quite popular, and are Well pa-  tvoiiizcd by those who wisl* a pleas  ant, evening   with   friends.  A Chehallis man who lias been  in Abbotsford negotiating for a site  f->r a box factory,' has returned. He  p;sns general box making business,  bi't will have a contract from the-  Imperial Powder Compant for -at  least five thousanh boxes a month  1 li,s plant will be in operation at  a:, early date in the new year.���������  Columbian.  ^s^ii^ro^ THE ABBOTSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  THE ABBOTSFOKD POST.  Published Every Friday by The Post Publishing Company.  A weekly Journal devoted ,to the interests of AbbotsJ'ord and  isinTOuiidirjg district.  Advertising-rales made known on application.  ?hM}A\j ADVERTISING���������12 cents per line for first insertion,  and 8 cents a line for all subsequent consecutive insertions.  Our Shib'"-*leth���������Neither i.'or nor agin the Government.  'A   FLOWER    GARDEN    CONTEST  Friday,   Oct. 31,  1913  It   is   .somewhat   amusing  lq      outsiders   to see1 (he   Wrangle among tlio  people   of    Port   Coquitlall)    over   the  new   station   silo.   When   Port      Co-  qiiilluin,   or   New    Westm insler Junction,      as   it   used      to be  called,  Ava's    apparently    a    country     hamlet,  and   likely    to     remain    that   for    the  next   fifty   years,   the   present  station  and   -unction'  was   undoubtedly  sufficiently  adequate,   bill   now   thai  it  is  to   be   a   great   Terminal   City of the  greatest   of       transeonlinenlali   lines,  the   people   of that centre, must surely   expect    a more commodious      and  modern  station.   They  must   look "to  the   future.   It   is   just possible if the  e i t'  . present rale of progress is maintained  that the day'is not far distant  wL'en Port Coquitlam will have a  population as large as Mission City  and then some���������a city the present  residents fondly hope to rival some  of   its   present larger   sister cities    of  ��������� the     coast.      The     present     "dinky"  quarters would   not   be. appropriate.  If the city is to maintain the  name of port, in tho true, sense of  the Word, then it must either build  towards Burrard Jnlot or the Pit't  River, the latter being the natural  and, logical .direction- for expansion  Then if the city is io expand to  wards the east, it is only nafural the  station should be moved further  east.  The   C.    P. R.  is undoubtedly mak-  Jng   the   town   ,and   they ��������� should,-  be  surely given some   leeway in'the matter   of   the   choice   of   a   station site  Given   a   free   hand   and   backed    up  by the public opinion of   the city it is  also   likely   that the   company would  be   more   willing    to   spread' themselves,  in   regard   to    the size,  style and  architecture -of the'budding they      expect    to   put   up  in  the  course  of tlio  next   couple   of   years.   For is   it not  no doubt when the*' matter conns  up for discussion' Sir Richard W,ill no  doubt rub his hands and say,"Yes  gentlemen I. .am in perfect accord  with your ideas in the matter, now  that you have mentioned the subject, but it never occurred to me  before.  THE  MARKET.  Tho crowd of buyers present . at  ll.'e   New   Westminster   market on.  Friday morning last, was large but  unfortuately there was a lack of balance between the buyers and the  sellers  When the market, was...at its best  scarcely more than' half of IK: stalls  were Idled, and the- vendors in the  stalls   had   such   short   supplies   that  were   fairly   good   looking potatoes  r,,,       ,,    ,   ... |     There   were   fairly    large     consign-  fac hat    Ins   great      company's    inullU    of   cmlcd   _���������..__    __d   .^  actions   are  influenced more  or      less  before   eleven half;  of   them were sold  out.  An   observer   of   the   market-    notices   one   fact: The housewives of New  Westminster   want   (o   trade   on    the  market,   feeling   that  there  they -can  get  .fresh    products,   and they are apparently    willing   lo   pay  good prices  for   high   grade   goods.   Tne      poorer  products���������common       truck���������frequently  goes   begging  This   was    particularly-  noticeable   in    tho   potato     dem and.  There   have   been,   among  the     good  "lots,    a   large     quantity    of   inferior  potatoes   offered,     and   as     a    result  buyers  arc   getting critical.  One', saw  them   opening   sacks   and   cutting the  tubers   to   see   if   they    were     sound  Tho   prices    asked by consignees  ranged ��������� from thirteen   to   sixteen     dollars.  The     sixteen     dollar    potatoes    were  from    Chilliwack,    and     after   an   examination   a   marketer,     being   satis  tied   that   he   had   found  really      fine  potatoes,     promptly   bought     a ��������� Ion.  The   steamer   Transfer brought  sever- J'age,   would     be   the   compelling      of  al   tons   from   West ham   Island   that j speculators   to   keep   the   weeds   and  grass     on     their   property      cut  ',  Several -.times   during  the past few  months      the   fact     has been brought  to   our   attention   by prominent  citizens   on  'thisparL   of   Iho island, says  Sidney Review,   they would like, to see  ste. . a   flower   growing   contest started iir   Sidney  and   the   smaller towiei  and   villages      udj.i-.it   thereto,   and  we. see   no     reason      why   those living ' on     farms    or    small    acreugc  should   be    debarred.   We  believe this  movement   if   properly  organized  and  carried   out would   do   much to beautify   this   inxrl   of   the   peninsula  and  make   it   more .attractive   to      summer   visitors,    especially   in   the thick  1.1 settled parts   and   Would      be      an  cenlive  to   householders   to  do  something towards   making- the  places' in  which   they   live a ' little more attrac  Live.   Sidney   is ��������� far   behind       many  places   of   its   size on   the. prairies or  i       l      *  the provinces to   the   east-of us      in  this respect, and yet wo never do  weary of telling these same' people,  wi.'en wo'happen to meet them, what  a wonderful climate we have on  Vancouver. .Island. So far what are  the po' plo doing to back up bh'.i  .statement Here and there iho vis-  . ;u- \>ill see a flower or vegefabl"  garden that, is not only a credit  to the owner but to the island as  Well. But it is far more common  here for the visitor to see the lot  on which' stands a neat little house  entirely devoid of iloWer beds and in  many cases littered all over with  all   kinds   of   rubbish.  In a climate such as wo have  hero it is a very easy matter to  grow the most beautiful, flowers im  aginable- as is clearly demonstrated  by a look into the gardens of *a  few of our most industrious citizens during, the spring and summer  months A Well cultivated"- lot, that  'is- sown either to flowers, vegetables, or even a smooth velvety  lawn,, adds much to the value" of  a place when-offered for-sale. An-i  other, step in,, the right direction,  and one that woxild help to show  up the efforts of those who do cultivate   their   land   to   better  advant-  ULLING  on  your boot- straps  will not get you very far.  uy a set of  B. J GERNAEY,    Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford  , ' r  -   Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  ���������   When you require, a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  . .' CURRIE & McKENZIE'.  '������������������.'.���������  by    local     opinions.   A     town    that  'bucks"'   tho    fj.   p.   R,(   wuich   j,  doubtedly     making   P0l(,  is un-  Coquvtlam,  is very apt to be somewhat disappointed at times in the hislorv of  the town. The present station 'and  surrounding town with its narrow  streets certainly docs not impress on  with the future greatness of Port  Coquitlam: and it is unfortunate to-  realize that some  must  propcrtyholders  cabi ages,    there- being'some   fin.-, o. r������s  in the   latter.  The offer of pork .was large .and  there were fine fat porkers in the-  lot. Veal offerings were good ' not  so   large   as   last   week though.  Butter   and   eggs  remained   at      a-  bout   the same   price as   last     week,  though  -the   endeavor to   keep      new  laid   eggs     up  .to   fifty     cents     .was'  not   absoltely   successful.  There   was   practicallv   no  fruit  on  *ai��������� bv"Xfly   ^n^   ������(WSt������    Sd0'a   lo-]y^x.of   second rate ap-  T o   Fra������gvV    p ������ Prnt Sit������-    PleS  and   f0W   bo*M   ������f   *���������'��������� **  lhc   1< laser   Valley Record ventures     king   the   lot-  to   promise ,   that,  if   the    C.   P.   R.   .    I���������   the   '  Will   make   Mission-     City   the  room   set   aside     on    tl:'e  . j- , 2rctlfc  ' sontli    side   of   the   buildinn- for  nur-  transcontinental terminal .that the poo ' .scry' stock   ther       ' &  pie   here   would   not   strenuously  ob  ject   to   the   added   improvements.  Was   a   good      sup  ��������� ply of varied' charact, being practically all   from   Vancouver nurseries.  The   conditions in   tlio province     of  British    Columbia   are      surely" being  scrutinized   by   tho   eastern   provinces  and   the   Chinese   question  being studied.   One   of   the matters     said      to  come  before   the  inter-provincial   conference when   it meets.is   the   matter  of    the    disposal of U,0 monies collected by  the   Dominion  in Chinese head-  tax.    It   is    claimed    by   some   of   the  Eastern    provinces   (hat   the   head-tax  should   go   not    to   the   provinee  "���������itry, for    the    Chinese hut, to. ���������he pro  vinco   of destination.    During the past  f"W   years  this    has"   been an  excellent  ���������'ouree   of     revenue   to    the    province  of   British    Columbia     which' receives  l>"If   of   the   head tax paid to the Do-  mimon.   Tl.y  last p������yme���������t was close  mound    (he   million   mark.  So far as  II������o   people   of  .Ri-itish   Columbia      is  concerned  the   easterner can  have   all  theOrientals  if    th;y    Wmit  lhnm.   ������������������d ���������  Tho McLean Lumber Mills' have reopened after being closed for three  months for   want   of   Jogs.  tall  down  The   only   scheme   that   we can  think of just- now that would arous  interest ,in this matter, would be  the one adopted several years ago  in "the cities of Edmonton -aud Calgary. The ..' councils of these cities  offered cash prizes for the best, kept  flower garden, the best kept lawn  and...the best vegetable garden. Although we consider the-climate conditions not as favorable as here,  yet .the results were something marvellous. Of .course we have no coun  cil here to take the matter' up but  perhaps the board of trade could be  induced to take an interest in the  matter. There are other means of  raising the prize money ,but we -..twant  to 'hear from those, interested and-  any articles making suggestions a-  long thse lines will always find a  welcome space in the columns of  this   paper.  . Now is the time to selecf your Cockrels for-  breeding. We nave a fine selection of choice  White Rocks to choose, from.  PRICES RIGHT-.;. QUALITY BEST  .'/:  List your farms, acreage or,houses for sale with us  TO STUDY FRUIT  ACROSS THE BORDER  Insurance that Insures  For terms and particulars  w&  R.M- .Winslow,    provincial  horticulturist,  is   accompanying  J.  A.   Kids-  ton,    a   member   of   the   commission  appointed   to   inquire into   the     condition   of   the   agriculture of  M/e province,   on   a   journey   into   the Unit-  e'l   States,    undertaken   with  the  object   of   making a   study " of the work-  nig of   district   organizations,  market  ing   organizations   and   the    development   of industries for   the utilization  of   by-products of   the   orchard.   Dur  ing.  this   visit  both   California      find  the   apple   producing - states will     be  covered  and   information  gathered in  regard   to    the   citrus    fruit industry  ar. well   as the   fruits  also grown   in  British   Colum'u'-a.  Speaking   of   the   past   season,   Mr.  Winslow   said   that   the   fruitgrowers  of   this   province .have1   every  reason  to. be satisfied with   the     marketing  of   their   crops this   year, which i has  been   rewarded   with remunerative, pri  ecsi- Thanks   in   great measure to tno  !stablishm?nt  of   central selling     agencies,   tl'e      produce    has   been  well  distributed,  with an,avoidance of the  glutted   markets,    and   also   of      unsaleable quantities   of fruit,    through  out,   but a   certain amount   of peach  cs   did   not   reach   a   standard   warranting   their   being   placed      on  the  market.     In   such   cases   the   causes  wore   found  to   be   imperfect  pruning  which     resulted   in     tlio      unsersized  fruit   being   produced,   or   the     owners   having    'planted    date     varieties  which   wore   unable   to   ripen  The regulations of the fruit ���������-, marks  act have been more successfully enforced than ever before at the: distributing points, " and this is another "step towards' the placing the Dominion grower in a position to com  pete with, his   rivals across jibe boun  THE HIGH COST OF LIVING  Newspaper advertising is so generally scrutinized that some people  will say this suggestion is unneces  sary who would not discover a no.- ���������  tice that ten dollar gold pieces  wore being given away even if .prominently printed in every newspaper  There are, some who pay needlessly high prices, because they do  not pay careful attention to newspaper   .trade   announcements. ft  The publisher docs not consider  that when his readers have seen  every news item, they have by any  means exhausted what the publication   has   given   him.  One   of   the   greatest  services      the  newspaper   renders   is   providing     an  avenue,,by. which   merchants    und the1  tradesmen   can   give    information   a  bout   their    offerings.    Only,   by keeping   track of   these   offerings  can the  public know    where   the best    values   _  are   to   bo   had.���������Eastern   Exchange.  The   machinery   for the   sash  door   factory    at    Huntingdon  been   installed  and   work   will  begin-in^ the   factory.  and  "lias  soon  Mr. J. J Dougan who has been  secretary of the B.C. School^ Trustees Association since its organization, (was turned down at' the recent meeting and Mr. Grant Lang  I of   Peachland  appointed  as, secretary. -:-, .i-"n,:, ���������. i'ri"v.t--,.'"Wn1*-''-fK-^w'w.s-.'-ws'i -ct-shs-������'-  i^X't'-.rJv.*'* '.-���������.'"ft-ii.".'.-^ -WL-t^'.t^w-.-* ''--^'  ���������^. -,f,������ ���������.. r -f^./i^-' -.���������; "ty1:- ';/"'  "'."(.'/.J,', ,.,'.V->-"'  '?*'.' /."'Ivv -'**' - '-V -''-,  ;7.,., .,-.- - V. '.  ,i ���������;-..: ;��������� w..i-s'..-^w?;.-.Vf X".:���������  #z-  THE AUBOtSFORD POST  ABBOTSFORD, B. 0.  JUST RECEIVED-A .full line of  Stanfield's winter weight. Underwear,/ Try this, it is the-best on  the market.      /  We want just as much of the shoe and rubber trade of tin's town  as wc can get., We want your trade and your whole family's trade.  Wc have always sold goods that were worth the money, and  we intend to keep right on doing it.  Our whole stock has been picked for quality., For insfancc,  GRANBY RUBBERS  (WEAR LIKE IRON;  ' are 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 lias 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 combinauW'that's hard to beat.  Try us on any kind of footwear.   We keep only the best.  GEO. C.:"CLARK:  ABBOTSFORD, B.C.   ;  ~tsa������e  ABBOTSFORD,,B. C  -Strictly, first-class in every respect.    The bar~is  "stocked with the best of wines, liquor and cigars,  RATES.  $1.5CTTO  $2.00  PER  DAY  b A. J, HENDERSON & SONS  aes   PROPRIETORS  BUTCHER  ork, Mutton,  ?teef, Veal,-Pork Sausages,   Wes inie  nd Balogna always on hand..    Fish every Thursday  p_WHWgB-_H_BSBBtB^^  '}<|HfH������wOM$N|l������#M|M|l<A<������|������.������HfH������MeM|M|M9,������1|H|,tOH������.������|rtfin  e  at the  Copyright.   1910. by  Bobbs-Mer*  rill Co.  OH  IS^fffe -^ B"  aku ur  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  or information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  IL the district/and M  Coop.;t lam municipal council -have  rescinded a former resolution--and  passed; the following-: "That ' this.'  council give its moral sopporfc '.,0 '.lie  ratepayers at the east end of'l'iis,  municipality in tlio matter of 'he  Port .Coquitlam station question.  \V ; U, Ditmars and F. J. Burd of  Vancouver' were called upon to Le.  thirty-third degree masons���������;at the annual' meeting of the' Supreme Council  in Canada to the Ancient and Accepted Free Masonry at Montreal.  On   It  Was   Written   In   a   Pencil  ���������      Figures. "C 1122."  T hardly-think it was ' Miss Malt-  land." ' 1 .said. "She was past'sixty,  and besides. 1- don't think sbe went  that way. Still., it is worth following  up."      ,-    - ' - V ���������   .  He, fumbled in bis pocket and after  a - minute  brought  up a- sinall   black,  pocketbook and held it out io-me.' It  was   the small"* coin   purse; out  of  a  leather handbag.  "She dropped this In the cab. sir," be  said. "1 took it borne to Ihe missus���������  not knowing what else to do, with jr.  It contained only that bit of paper."  -I opeued the purse, ana'took out a  small white card without engraving  On it was written in a pencil the figures, "0 1122."  When the cabman had gone I sat  down and tried to think things out. Of  the two stories the taxicab driver'a  was tbe more probable, as far as Miss  Jane was concerned. Knowing hei  childlike nature, her timidity. . Iicr  shrinking and shamefaced fear of the  dark, it was almost incredible that sho  would walk the three miles toWyntoti  voluntarily aud from there lo������e herself  Id the (it,*.   Besides, such an explain  Hon woulfl not fit the blood stains or  the fao������ that she bad gone, as far as.  We could find out, in her night clothes.  Still, she had left the village that  night, either by cab or on foot. It the  'driver'had been correct In his time,  however,'the taxicab was almost elim-  * bated. He said tbe woman got into the  cab at 1:30. It'was between 1:30 and  1:45 when Margery beard the footsteps  to the attic.-. '  I~tbink for the flrst time It came to  me, that day, that there was at least a.  possibility that Miss Jane had not been  attacked, robbed and injured: that she  had left home voluntarily, under stress  of great excitement. But If she had.  why?  1 was uot proud of the part I played.  So far I had blundered, it seemed to  me, at every point where n blunder  was possible, i had been a hulf hour  too late to save Allan Fleming. 1 had  been up and awake, and Miss Jane had  got out ,of the house, under, my very  nose. Last and by no means least. I  bad waited thirty-five years to find  the right woman, and when 1 found  her some one else had won her. I was  in the depths that day when Burton  came in.  He walked into, the office Jauntily  and put something on the desk.in front  of me.    It was a Russia leather bag.  "The leather bag!" he pointed proudly.   "It was found in Boston."  It was, not lurked, and I got it open  in a minute. As 1 bad expected, it  was euiuLv.  "Then���������perhaps Wardrop was lolling  the   truth,"   I   exclaimed.    "By   .love,..  Burton, he' was robbed by the woman"  In theeab, and he can't tell about her  on   account   of   Miss   Fleming.    She  made a haul, for certain."  I told him then of the two women  who had left Bellwood on the uigiit of  Miss Jane's disappearance and showed  him the purse "and its lnclosure.' The-  (J puzzled him as it had me. "It might  be anything." he said as he gave It  back, "from a book, chapter and verse  In the Bible to n prescription for rheumatism at a drug store. As to,the lady  in the cab. 1 think perhaps you are  right," he said, examining the iutorlur  of the bag,, where Wardrop's tinme in  Ink told its story.  "How on earth did you get the bag?"  I asked.  "It was a coincidence.   There have  been a shrewd lot of baggage thieves  iu two or three eastern cities lately,  mostly  Boston.    The, method, the po  Moo say, was something like this���������one  of them, the chief of the gang, would  get a   wagon, 'dross*   like, an  expressman, and go round the depots look In;:  at baggage.    He would make a mental  note  of   the  numbers,, go  away   and  forge a eherk to niatcb.'.nnd secure the  pieces he bad taken a fancy ro.   Then  he merely drove around to headquarters, and   the trunk   was rifled     The  police  got  on.   raided   the  place  and  found, among others, our Russia lentil  er bag     It  was shipped back, empty,  to the address inside, Bellwood "  "At Bellwood?   Then bow"���������  "It came .while i was lunching with J  Miss Lelitia." he said easily., /'We're  very chummy -thick as thieves.   What  *I  want to know is"���������disregarding  my  astonishment���������"where Is the hundred  thousand V  "Find the woman.'*  ."Did you ever bear of Anderson, the  nerve  specialist"/'   he  asked, .without  apparent relevancy,  "I have been thinking of hlin." I  answered "If we could gel Wardrop.  there on some plausible excuse ' It  would take Anderson about ten minutes, with bis instruments aud export  mental psychology. to know everything  Wardrop ever forgot."  "I'll go .on one" condition." Burton  said, preparing to leave. "I'll promise  to get Wardrop aud have, him on the  spot at 2 o'clock tomorrow.".  About 4 o'clock a woman came who  refused to be turned away.    She" was  ���������of. medium height, quietly dressed anil  fairly handsome. - My first impression  was favorable.   She moved with a certain dignity, and  she  was uot laced  crimped or made up.    I am more so  phisM'eated  uuw.-  The lady who tells  me,  things  says   that   the  respectable  women "nowadays  out rouge, outoriinp  and outlaee the unrespectahle    '  However, the illusion was gone tbe-  moment she began to speak. Hei  .voice was heavy, throaty, expression  iess. She threw it like, a weapon. I  am perfectly honest In saying that for  .i .>>,.-..i���������Mt flu. Kiirnrist* of lice voice  out weighed-the remarkable thing sh.  was saying.  "1 am Mrs Allan Fleming." she said  with a certain husky defiance  "J neg your, pardon," I said after .-  -minute. "You mean the Allan Fiem  >'ng who has just died'/"  Fhe nodded I could see she wa-  unable just then to speak- She ha--  nerved herself to the interview. In:  It was evident that there was a ror  tcrief. I saw now that she 'was is  -mourning. '   ���������        -  "Do you moan," I asked Incrcdn  lousl.v. "that Mr. Fleming married ;.  second timer"  ' "lie married me three years ago ii-  (Malfsbiirg. I cninc from there las'  night. -I couldn't leave before"  "Does -Miss Fli������mitig know abounds second  marriage'/"  "No. No body know about it. I ha v.  had to put up with a great deal. .Mi  Knox It's a hard thing for ir vvoiiia-  to know (hat people arc'ai-iug niim-  her ami all the time she's married a  tight as ring and book can do it."  "I suppose." I hazarded. "It that i-  the case you have come about the estate V"  "FKtnle!'.'     Her  (one   was seornfu  "I   guess  I'll   take  what's  cotuitur  '���������  me. as far as that goes, and it  won ���������  be  much.    No.   I   came  to ask   wtia  they   mean   by  saying  Allan  FIoujijji  killed himself."  "Don't you think be did?"  "I  I now Oi- did not," She sr-.jd k-ii������  ly. -"Not only th.it. I know who did It.  11   was   Sch wartz��������� Henry    Soli wa I'tz  You don't know Schwartz.   I was mar-,  rled to him for fifteen years.    I  took  him when he had a saloon In the Fifth  ward, at   IMattsburg.    The next  year  he was alderman.    I didn't expect In  those days to see him riding around in  an''.automobile, not but   what he was  making money, for Henry Schwartz is  a money maker.   That's why he's doss  of. the slate now."  "And you divorced him'/"  ������ a  ii  i  liril'e," she' x.-'ltl vliulic-  IVI.l) < I n.c ki ^i������' liiic-li to  io c   .inn   I    w im d   ra.her  " u:r "  il III    M'pf .luleli-  . .<'ii.fii.    Mi   Fleming  u<'  mat-noil  me three  ami  : ���������. lnvi.nz  had to  tan   (hoy   haU'd   ouch  ":n  <���������vclv  ill      J, Mil  a*        I   . Hi.!-,   il   I).  cur s:j;is I u  ;:������  lived   ilieri'  .'ii.i  .iear.N  .i^o      i'.s  jiliin.'l   t'o_e!Iioi.  other."  , "SeliwnrizV    I  niedlfated.    "Do you  happen  in  kiiovv   il' Setiittsu- Schwartz  was in  ri.'ii.,.|,iiri: at  (he (inie'of  the  hiur���������of Mi    Fior.nug's death'/"  "lie was-he;e in  Manchester."  "He "had ' idreatoiled Mr. Fleming's  life'/"  "Ho had already tried to kill him  I lie day wc woro uiarrlod. flesrabbed  him twice, hut not deep enough.''  I looked al her in wonder For this  woman, not extraordinarily baudsome,  two men had fought and one had died  -according to her story.  <i <  CHAPTER XIV.  Edith's Cousin.  CAN   prove  everything  I   say.''  she went on' rapidly     "I  have  letters from Mr Fleming telling  me what  to do in ease he was  shot down      1   have  papers���������canceled  uotes ���������thai would put Schwartz in.the  penitentiary -that   is."   she   said   cunr  nirigly. "I did  have them.    Mr   Fleming took them away."  " "Aren't you  afraid   for yourself?"  I  asked. ';  "Yes, I'm afraid   afraid he'll get me .  back yet.   It woiiid please him to see  me crawl hack on my .knees "  .   "But he cannot torce you to go back  to him."  "Yes. he can."   She shivered.   ���������  -Fleming bad   been   shot.    Schwartz  had been In  the city about the  Borough bank.. He had threatened Fleming before, but a   political  pence  bad  been   patched.     Schwartz   knew   the  While Cat.   That was all.   -  "I. know a lot about Inside politics."  she said as she got up.    "1 have seen  the state divided up with the roast.at  my table and served around, vvltb tho  dessert, and I can tell you something'  you don't know about your White Cat.  A  back staircase leads to oue of the  upstairs rooms and  shuts off with a  locked  door.    It opens below, out a-  side entrance, not supposed to be used.  Only a few know of it   Henry' Butler  was found dead at the foot of that  staircase."  ','He shot himself, didn't he?"  "The . police  said   so,"  she  replied,  with her grim smile.    "There is such-  a.thing as murdering a man by "driving  him to suicide." .     .  She wrote an address on a card'and-  gave it to me.  "Just a minute," I said-as* she was  about to go. "Hare you ever heard  Mr. Fleming speak of-the Misses Mait-  iaud?" _. .-  "They were his flrst wife's sisters.  No, he never talked of them, but 1 be?  Iieve just before he left Plattsburg he  tried to borrow some money from  them."  "And failed?"  "The oldest one telegraphed the refusal, collect," she said, smiling faint-  1*7  "There is something else." I said.  ������������������'Did you ever hear of the number elev-  eu twenty-two?"  ���������.'No. or���������why. yes"��������� she said.    "It'  H -tin- number of my house."  it seemed rather ridiculous when she  nad gone, and I sat down to think It  over. It was anti-climax to say the  least. ���������    If the    mysterious    number  'I'm'going to plead for myself."  (Continued next Week) ffHE ABBOTSFORD POST ABBOTSFORD, B  LOCALS  The funeral of Mr. Campbell of  Peiirdnnvillo too place on ' Sm.ilay  Ir.:;I and Was conducted by Rev. .1.  (.'' Alder. Interment look place ii!  A1.1 i ili'cn.  ' Mr:-. McMoneiiiy is recovering I'Hpiu  \y after lu-r operation and may In-  I'.otne    next     Week.  .Mis^i    Lulu    Zeigler       left    last  wimjU  for    Vancouver    lo    train  for  a nurse.  .-, Pilrs.   McMastcr     and   Miss  McMasl-  er 'are   homo   again    after a   visit-   to  fn\ iul."   in    iho   United   States.  While on his Way home form tlui  prosperous (ovfn of Hope, Mr.  Taylor of Iho linn of Henderson &  Taylor, civil engineers, etc., slopped  al Mission City and made preparations there-for opening u branch of-  firo for the linn Mr. A. C. Dudde-ii  will likely have charge of tlio of-  lice.  , Mr., A. 1-T. B MeGrowan of1 the'Ab  bolsford Timber and Trading Company spent several days-in Clnlli-  vack-m   tho   company's interest.  ADMIRED BY ALL  No one who. has ever seen a bath  room filled up by W. Roberts'has fail  ed to admire its unique and modern ' feu In res, or to remark that  hero at least was a "model bathroom." H you don't believe it step  in and let us show you facts.  My I he way the next time- you  wan I u perfect repair job done in a  liurrv,   call  up  Wm. ROBERTS  \Vlll_RH JT IJA1TENI0I)  During a large dinner parly a man  from Victoria, quite young, was seated next to a fine looking young woman who was Wearing- a gown dis  playing   her   bcuut-iful   arms.  "I eatne near not being here tonight," said she.' "\ was vaccinated  a few days ago and il gave me  considerable   annoyance."  The young Victoria man gazed at  (lie white arms of the speaker, ''Js  that so?" lie replied. "Where' were  you'   vaccinated?"  The girl smiled demurely and said  "In   Vancouver."  ' Mr.    M.   L.  McPhee    of   Chilliwack  v as   in   town    this  week.  With the past ideal weather for  productiveness the grass is growing luxuriantly from the splendid alluvium with which Mr. Moullon, of  Sumas, Wash, constructed the boulevard paralleling tho B. C. E.' R.  tracks for .a few hundred -yards���������  the. boulders are also maturing- rapidly  PROVINCIAL   AND  GENERAL  NEWS  There is . some talk of an agitation on foo.t lo have an overhead  .crossing erected on Essendene. Avenue, seeing that nothing was done  at tho sitting of the railway com-  n.jssion.  The young people of ' Abbotsford  arc assured of a good time this  coining winter,, as numerous social  clubs arc being formed in town and,  of course the Right Hon.. Mr. F.  Boulter, *W. N. will see that the  young-   people    are well   taken care of  Mr. J. F. Watson has been appointed clerk of the works by the  Dominion -government for the new ad  dition lo the post office at New  Westminster.  Many a man gets credit for being  well informed when it just happens  that people ask him the questions  that   he   can    answer;  A. Emery Moore is now editor of  the Sidney Review. He reads ��������� all  the exchanges, but fails sometimes  owing- to the . tonic he takes; to read  between the lines. /'Black and White"  has a great effect on his astronom  ical   guide.    .  The city of. Calgary, through its  mayor and .council and board of  trade have issued a warning to the  press and public of Canada in regard to oil flotations, stating that  the reported oil findings are not of  a- nature, to warrant great enthusiasm.     |  A sitting of the provincial water  commission was held at Lytton on  Monday last to inquire into water  rites, the history of which dates back  and is bound up with the most  important history of that part of  the   province:  Mayor Baxter of Vancouver was  fined last Week in the Delta for  trespassing.  Chase . is agitating for a telephone  system. ���������  The Duke and Duckcss of TJonn-  ought and Princess Patricia have returned to Canada after an absence  of   six   months.    ,  The United States ships are off  to   the   Meditarranean Sea.  THIRTY DAYS CAMPAIGN'  The Family Herald and Weekly  Star of Montreal are making an urgent  appeal to their present subscribers  during October and relieve the enormous rush at the close ol the year  ���������lb is a reasonable request from a  newspaper in such great demand.and  subscribers have nothing to lose by  complying- The Family Star and  V.V.'ldy Star is looking for a !'1;/-  ��������� *>.��������� season than ever before. 11 i������  irdeed   a   big   dollar'..;   worth  LIQUOR ACT, 1910.  (Section   i'2).  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 license., to sell liquor by retail in the hotel known as the Abbotsford Hotel, situate at Abbotsford, B. C.  in,the'Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 23rd day of October, 1913  A. J". HENDERSON  Applicant.  Mr. Ferguson, formerly connected  Willi l-liu Abbotsford . Hotel, - has  moved lo New Westminster, wheals   will   reside   in   future.   '  c  Horseshoer and Genera!  Blacksmith  A Good Stock kept for Carriage and Wagon  Repairs  ,First-class Carriage  in  ion  LIQUOR   ACT,   1910.  -   ��������� (Section 35) ;  NOTICE is- hereby given 'that, on  the fifteenth day of November next,  application will be made to Hie Sup-  oriiiiLiiclcnt of*Provincial Police for the  grant of a licence for the sale of  liquet by retail in and upon the premises known as the King George,sil-  ualed at Abbotsford, upon the lands  do^.Jbod as lots 9, 10/11 of (he S.  E. part- of S. ,W. portion of Lot 3,  S W. i, See. 22, T. J6, Group 2.  Tov nof Abbotsford; New Westminster  Dis-iiicl.  It ted   this seventh day   of October  191'.'  ROBERT I-I.  S.  CRESSWELL,  Applicant.  NOTICE  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that the .partnership heretofore- sub  istin^ between "us the- undersigned,  as dairymen .at the town of A.b-  hol-Hord, Province of British Col- i  umhi'i,' under' tlie firm ;h'ame of Gir-  oday and Cornel, has '��������� this ���������' day  tioon   aiss,oivcu   by   mutual   consent.  All debts , owing' to the said par-  tnciship .are to be baud to. Henry  A. Cornel at Abbotsford a'oresaid,  who is continuing tlie said business, and' all claims against the  said partnership are to lie present  ed lo the said- Heniy A. Cornel by  whom the . same will be ^settled. ���������  Dated this 29th day of August,  ���������A.   D.   1913,  MADELINE B. de la GIRODAY.  ���������HENRY'   A.  CORNEL.  Did you ever consider the digestive properties  contained in.a loaf of Brown Bread?  Come in and we will explain to you just why  '       our   Brown Bread should be on your daily  ���������menu. ^^^~^-~  A choice selection of puff pastry and confectionery  choose from;   give us a trial order.,,  ALBERT LEE,  Tlie Abbotsford Baker  If you want the best in  House Painting Paper Hanging  Kaisoming and   Graining  and Carriage. Painting "  go to  ABBOTSFORD DECORATING Co  W. Davey, Manager  Workshop in rear of S. Kravoski's  Blacksmith Shop.  Abbotsford Feed Store  < Presbyterian Church Notice  Abbotsford  Pastor���������Rev. J. L.  Cam \\>e\l, IJ.  A., B.'D.  Services���������Sunday  school  10   a.m.   .  Public Woirslijp 11 a. m.    '  "   Teacher training clas3 3.i).m.  Public Woirsliip 7.30 p. m.  Choiir Practice, Friday 8 p. in.  Mooting  for  Bible    Study    and-  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m.  Huntingdon  Syndpy School, 2.15 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p.' m.  Suj   Bates   for   Shooting   Notices.  The   market  Builder and Contractor  . Estimates Given Free  Phone Connection       Mission City  i  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office, next P.O.. P. O.Boxl 1  Matsqui   Hote  .   MISSION'.CITY.' B.C..  M:MacDonald.- E.Watson, Mgiv  EUROPEAN PLAN '.   ."  Rates 50c, 75c  and  $1.00  per day  First Class Grill and Bar in Connection.   Free.Sample Rooiri.  The leading Commercial ������������������ House  of-the Fraser Valley.  Porfer meets all trains  City Blacksmith Shop and Carriage Building  S. KRAVOSKI PROPRIETOR  For Horseshoeing, General Blacksmithing,  Wagon-Making and Repairing, Carriage  building   and   Expert  Carriage Painting  We will use you right.  Abbotsford  sn_  FI.L.I..U.������|.J���������  E. O. Braiidage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work in  Painting, Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work at practical prices  Gladys Ave.  Abbotsford  %  TIME CARD B. C. ELECTRIC  FRASER  VALLEY   DIVISION  .Effective Sunday November 2nd, 1913, Subject to change  without  Leave Leave  Chilliwack Abbotsford  6.10 "~7.11  9.30 10.28  13.10 14.08  17.45 18.43  14.55 16.26  EASTBOUND  Leave  New West.  -8.30 9.30  12.20 13.10  14.40 15.35   ^  16.45    , .17.45-  8.30 9.50  No. 1  No. 3  No. 5  No. 7  Milk  Leave  Vancouver  No. 2  No. 4  No. 6  No. 8  Milk  notice.  Arrive  New West.  9.20  12.20  16.00  20.30  18.15  TRAINS  Leave  Abbotsford  11.08  14.48  17.41  19.23  11.33  Arrive  Vancouver  10.10  13.10  16.50  21.20  19.20  Arrive  Chilliwack  ,   12.10  .    15.50  18.45  20.25  12.50  Express is carried <��������� ^ ��������� _^m^_^u^m,maM^.w!l^SSwmm!^m  /  V  '��������� v..  "'a  ���������?!  i  %  i  <f\  i  i\  f  1


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