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 .r<'-  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. X., No. 21.  ABBOTSFORD. B, C'FRIDAY,  SEPTEM3ER 3,1915  $1.00 per Year  ABIJOTSFOltl) MACHINE GUN  SVIJSCIUrCION   LIST  The following is a list of the subscriptions handed in to date by the  various working committees. . Some  of the committee's have not yet handed in their lists. The full list will  probably,.be completed about the end  of the month, when the full report  'will appear in this paper. The follow-  are tho names handed In to this paper by Mr. J. A. McGowan:  .1. A. McLean    J. A. McGowan    ' E.  Scotsvold     J. McEwen  :   E. A. Chapman    It.' Shortreed, ,Ir   C. 11.  Davison   :....  G. E. Hay   It. Steiss   F. Broad  :.....'   J. D: Clarke  ...  W.  L.  Hillier     , W. P. Taylor   W. Laheny    W. MeClanahan   J.. Carl  '.   D. McEwen ........:   H. Gordon ( ";.  E. 1-1.  Rix '".   D. Hi&ginson    F. Chester ���������. :..  T. H. Pateman   H.  Gnmley    C. Wooler  '. :  L Trethewey   T. Jackson '"...I ."..  E. Copperberg     A.   Witchell    -.   J. Currie  ���������..  -N-...L-llplley: .-...������������������   W. M\Clanahan_.. >.-.....?....  ��������� T.   Maximonko ".'.   J. Caldwell'...'..-.   J.  Godson     R.  Powell  ���������'. ........  W.;, Jeffs    :   J. Gillen  ............  D. Lovedar    W. F. Wilson .'   T.  Caul. ; '...:'..<.   J. Moret ..:...'.....'.:   J.' Mahoney   Anderson  '. .' :..  Higginson -..'.���������.���������'..:..  Mains ��������� ....  Lackmance  '.   Gosling    Grimley   Binns   '.   Dolby     Blair    Blair   *....  Duncan    E. Schluter '.   R. Duncan  :   Japs  '.        49.00  Sikhs           14.00  Chinamen          13.00  Total  $   336.00  R.  M.  A.  N.  A.  H.  B.  A.  G.  D.  J.  20.00  o2B.OO  25.00  25.00  ' 10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00'  5.00  5.00  "5.00  .4.00.  li.00  2.u0  3.^0  3.00  *������  ���������... ���������    '.*  3.00  3.00  3.00  2.00  . 2.00  2.00  ��������� . 2.00  2.00  '2.00  2.00  2.00  ' 2.00  2.00  ,   2.00  2.00  2.00  , 2.00  2.00  ��������� 2.00  "2.00  2.00  ��������� 1.00  i.oo  !'i.o"o  ;i.oo  .1.00  "1:00  1.00  1.00*  1.00  1.00  1.00  A. J. Anderson   Rev.  Campbell     A.   McCallum      C. Wallace    D. Copping   IS. B.; de la Giroday .  B".  Nelson   .'   G.  Go'bley     F. W. Kickbush    \V.   Porter ....: -.   Malcolm  McGillivray  W. Eraser, Jr   G. Clark   '.   W. H. Lines :���������.   A.  H. Manlcy    F. C. Wiggins    D. McCrimmon    F; -Munroe  -,   H. EI." Logan    T. Ushaw   Sutherby   Bros  ..���������   E. Ruthig    A. McGarva    VV.  Everett   Hi E   J.  J.  Bannerman     T.  Waddell    G. T. Phalen ���������   T. DeLair   R. Shortreed    S...J. Bates   10.00  10.00  5.00  2.00  5.00  1.00  5.00  5.00  '   5.00  ,30.00  1.00  10.00  5.00  2.00  -1.00  5.0JO  1.00  10.00  5.00  2.00  5.00  '5.00  2.50  5.00  10.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  1.00  5.00  5.00  J." Caldwell  5.00  ��������� ",  Total    : $ 119.00  Collected by .1, A.  McGowan. '  W.  W.  Total  .' $ 759.25  R.  A,.  Trethewey  ..'. $ 100.00  W.: Ross  '.  ' 5.00  T. Tebbutt   3.00  G. Reith  '.  2.50  J. Teng   -.  . 2.00  -     Total- $ 112.50  last .of Contributors to Gun Fund  CLAYBURN,  B.   C."  W.   J.   Liversage   A. F. Brown  *   A. E. Barker    H. Hill  : :...:   R Fillipino   j.   C. H. Read .'.   A. Turchett  '.   G. Tusenjo  ;   F. 'Tomasso  :.'.   H.   Gillespie  .:.....���������   Jas.  Shearer  .:���������   Geo.   Fox    :   J. J. Plommer ��������� i   C. G. Copley ............   Mathi.eson  .'......,. ���������.  B.  Miller"     100.00  5.00    1.00  The following were handed in by  Mr.  Hiflton-Harrop:  J. J. Sparrow *.:   R.  W.  Houghton    M.  W.   Copeland   ,   J. R. Thornton , :  Starr Bros~   Spencer    &    Hill    D.   Nelson    J.    McNeill      J.  Downie .���������.   T. Williams .'.".   C.   Hilltout   j.   "A. M. King    ���������A.   Johnson      A. C. Salt .: >.   James Ross    P.   R.  Peele :   S. A. Morley    J.   Vanetta      J. G. Copping    A.   Lee      F.   Fooks    s   P  J.  J. L. Miller  (Rev.)  M.. Duncan. ;(Miss)  R.'A. Cooper   T. Fred Seldon ......  E..D: Seldon (Mrs.)  Marion  Seldon     Shirley  Seldon     R. PL Port  (Dr.)   ..  L. Brown  (Miss)   ..  Matt Bergen'..;   W. Brookes    R.  Roncato   '..  A. Zanni   5.00  3.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  5.00  1.00  1.00  2.00  '2.00  .25  1.00  10.00  1.00  1.00  Mt.   Lehman  P. Smith ...:'.-.'.���������.���������.���������...'.   P. McCormick  .:....  Mrs. McCormick'1-.: .-.'.   S.  Farrington   '.   R.H. H. Farrington '.   William 'Kipp 'f...'   Joe   Kipp    ���������:{.'.   Isaac Newton ...-.'.:   Albert Patterson ...:   John Patterson ���������'. :   W. J. Marsh ..: :   Rodney  Marsh   .'   G.'L. Marsh >.....'. .V.  C.' W. Marsh...;   F.   McTavish    J. F. McTavish ..���������   G.'A.  Boyle  .'.: :..  G." Satchell ..-J.   A!' L.   Bates  ..... .'. ......  Leslie Ferguson  '.   V.'T. Atkins-..'/ ...' '.   A.' Nicholson .'.{:[ ........:..  James Gibson '.'���������: ...:..   E.   C.  Fenton ,..- :L.^.:....  F.'.Coghlan '.������ : :.  E..C. FarbV(Red .Cross) ....  Jesse , Lehman^,'..: 1   10.00  7.00  2.00  .1.00  1.00  3.00  ��������� 1.00  2.00  5.00  2.00  1.00  G. H. Loach  E. White, sn'r.  T.-'W.   Kerr ">y  L-. A. Coghlan'r.:'-   John Hennah :..���������.-....  Jno.' Taplin :|.....-:...  J. A.' Morrison^-:!:-..  M. JD. Mbr.ris(^r4������.,.,.  John Croy  .....  John Denniston .'.   J-. W. Stephens .......  G.- H. Taylor   :..  Mrs.  A.   Taylor   .....  Gas! Scliroader    Alex   Gilite \ '..  Thos.   Qswajld- .:.:.'..-.  Geo. H.^Grey ......   Norton   Carter   R. Keay   Merryfield Bros  :.  l'.OO  ;" 1.00  '   1.50  1.50  1.00  ' 1.00  1.00.  1.00  1.00  1.0C  1.00  LOG  1.0C  1.0C  l.Ot.  2.00  2:00  1.00  l.Of  1.0(  1.0!  \-..5(.  .5(1  5.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  .50  1.00  1.00,  1.00  ���������2.00  '   2,50  1.00  1.00  ,1.00  "T.00"  1.00  1.00  5.00  5.00  1.00  ' 3.0'0  .   .50  10.00  15.00.  1.00  15.00  H.   Illsley'   A. McKinnon  VV.  Harris ....  D.   Stewart   ..  1.00  2.00  2.00  n.OO  \  ��������� Total r..r&C...'. %  Collected.By F. Gordon.   '  ���������������*>.,  .'..-H' Braclner District  3radner Supply Co.,    I'. Olsen  ."....'.   1. K.. Nichol ':. '.   r.  Fatkin    -. '.  Lomas   ...'.   Auburn .-. ..'   F. Pratt;' jnr. .' '.".  ���������T  5.00  2.50  5.00  5.00  5.00  1.00  1.50  GO TO VERNON  CAMP  Total    $     25.00  Collected by Geo. F. Pratt.  ?.   Currie    "....$. 5.00  V. Campbell   10.00  r. L. Atkinson  10.00  r. Dennisoii  " 5.00  ������'.   Colburn ,..'.  1-00  f.  Caldwell   5.00  W.  Higginson  3.00  T.   Aish     1.00  T. Goodchild   10.00  N. Machel  .��������� :.. 5.00  J. W. Beh'arrel : ���������.  5.00  M. Page ....: .<:  2.00'  W.  Harrison  ���������-  5.00  G. -Behner  .' .-  1-00  A. Beaton   5.00  Mrs. Stocker"  '   2.00  C. R.  Crist .-.  5.00  G. A. Patterson   1.00  Mhyre.fc Gilbertson '.  2.00  W.'H. Davenport   3.00  AVT'Rucker .'....':..:.'.:.;;:.-. "...:.. 1.00  Oh Wednesday evening August 25  several of the local boys went thro'  Mission   on   their  way     to     Vernon  camp.    Among-th3m  were  Mr.  Jas,  Vacher, Mr. Hugihes'and Mr. .Ushaw  the latter two from Abbotsford - and  Mr. Vacher from Clayburn.  ' Jimmie  was a very popular young man, well ���������  known   throughout the District  and  his  cheery  presence  will     be   "very,  much missed.    He is the grandson of  Mrs. .Ham of Clayburn and although .  quite young, 'resolved to  do his bit  for  king   and " country.    If   it. had  been--'"m"ore widely known when they  were'leaving they, would very likely  have had a larger' send-off but as it  was several people drove to_ Mission-  to wish the 'boys "God speed."  Mr. Noble of Vancouver canvassed  our town this week in the' interests  of alumnium" ware and gave- a demonstration at the home "of Mrs. Mc-  Menemy.  Mr. David Blair, jnr. who has been  under the weather for a" little time  sinent   the   week   recuperating   with  friends in Vancouver. .   n   The rain on Sunday" evening and  the showers during the week were  very welcome as they purified the air  and laid the dust:  Total  %    -87.00  Collected by A. Hultoh Harrop.  Quarterly communion service next  Sunday in the Presbyterian churches  here and at Huntingdon at 11 and 3  A. T. & T. Co., Ltd : ���������$  100.00  > Collected by J. A. McGowan.  Total $ 101.50  Collected by Wm. Merryfield.  W. Fooks  ............  W.  Hill-tout   J. Higginson .'..  S.   Kravoski   B.   B.   Smith ................  P.   McCullock .....  J. K. McMenemy   j������   JL~5cirr   ���������--������������������-.---���������������������������������������������*     ............  W. Eraser, snr.'."/.... .........  G. F. Zeigler : ���������.....  E. A. Barrett .......  Wm.  Taylor   Rodger Bros. .':.'��������� ...........  TV Firlotte ,   A. Knox  .' .:   T. F. York,. Snr.  ..-.....'.'...  B. T.  Malcolm   S. Vanderhoof ........  W. Blatchford   Angus Campbell         35.00  25.00  5.00  10.00  25.00  10.00  25.00  5.00  .25  5.00  50.00  25.00  5.00  10.00  5.00  10.00  20.00  10.00  5.00  25.00  5.00  50.00  5.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  20.100  5.00  10.00  5.00  1.00  5.00  5.00  5.0.00  5.00  10.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  15.00  $177.25  The following additional subscriptions were handed' in to the Post this  week-by Mr. S. A. Morley.  Gilford, B. C.  William Elliott    Patrick Conroy    E. G. Phillips  :   H. Fowles   Angus McDougald    5.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  Collected by H. Fowles  $       9.00  Mrs. Marshall  Fadden & Sons  O.  Zeigler ........  H. Eby   W. Roberts ......  5.00  30.00  2.00  5.00  2.50  P.  H.  Abbotsford  Ross   Jackson      T. F.  York,  snr   H. Hayton   H.   Todd   R. Gillespie   F. W. Beharrel   C. T. Purver   J.  Maloney ..................;.  C. B. Hill-Tout ...  S. D. Trethewey ....  Clayburn   Wf D. Ferris   Rev. J. L. Campbell .:.....  A.  Anderson   J. Walker   Mrs. Pankhurst   Mrs.  Johncox   F. Sutherby   C. Wooler .......................  J. Mahony   H.   Aianson   J.   Gibson   R.   Trethewey   G. Taylor .........  T. Caul   W. Higginson  K  30.00  10.00  .-8.00  5.00  2.00  1.00  5.00  10.00  .  2.00  2.00  10.00:  1.00  .50  2.00  1.00  1.00  .50  .50  .'50  2.00  2.00  10.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  2.00  3.00  Pearclonville  G. -Parker-  .....:..-..  Baines and Llewellyn'....  F. Wooler   D. Buchanan :   J.   Williams '   J.   Ball   S.' Campbell   : .'....  M.' Z. Melander    SU3IMilci:   OF   COJjLECTIOMi  10.00  10.00  ...'.   . "  5'.00   ���������   5.00  ..,..'     -5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  R.- Butler      - 2.00  G. Taylor   J.   Campbell   ...  H   L. Kipwor.th  A. F. Welch   L.   Gephart    .1. Gephart    J.  Bryan    A. E. Roderick  W. T. Roderick  L    Evans      R. Peardon   . .  R. H. Williams  2.00  2.00  t 00  1.0"  1.00  .1 (-0  1.00  . -. 0  .50  /���������0  5.0.i  l.o'o  Total amounts' collected for the  Machine Gun Fund in Abbotsford and  -Huntingdoi.1 and the Municipalities of  Matsqui and Sumas:  Collected by Mr. A. Hulton Harrop  Abbotsford. Huntingdon and . ,  I.      .Sumas. Municipality ....$  892:75  Matsqui Prairie  '.      44.00  Collected by  Mr. J.  A.   McGowan  Abbotsford  Mill   ?  536.00  Abbotsford School Grounds  at the meeting on Aug.  4th, Collections' from all  .Dis-tricts   $  204.n0  Collected by Mr. J. A. Millar:  Clayburn    :....$   177.25  Collected by Mr. Wm. Merryfield:  Mt. Lehman $  101.50  Collected by Mr. F. Wooler:  Peardonville $    C8.50  Collected by F. Gordon:  Kilgard  (Sumas)   :..$    3COO  ..- Collected by Mr. G. F. Pratt:  Bradner  :       25.00  Collected by Mr. H. Fowles:  Gifford   9.00  "''The  amiiversar-ykservices . -of.    St.'  Paul's church Huntingdon    will    be  held on Sunday September 12th at 3  p. m. and 7:30 p. m. when Rev. I. W.  Williamson, secretary of the Provincial  Sunday School Association, will  give the addresses. 'He-also will be  present on Monday evening the; 13th  and take part in the programme of  entertainment.- .The choir of the Abbotsford  church  will assist and  Mr.  and Mrs. Alder .  r Total   --- $  Collected by F. Wooler.  Abbotsford  ���������W.  J.  Ware     H.   Aianson      W: tTowlan   Abbotsford Hotel   Patriot      A.   Everett   W.   Jackson      J.   McLean      C. W. Wallace  ....  W. Porter  '.-.:   Dr.- and Mrs.' Swift..'.:.,....;.  R. A. Baynes    R. J. Shortreed :....'   J. A. Hargitt .".   L. H. Delasselle .'   Rev. J. C. Alder .-.   R. Beaton    Authietr   Bros   68.50  25.00  25.00  5.00  10.00  5.00  5.00  3.00  5.00  2.00  10.00  25.00  5.00  .50  10.00  30.00  3.00  5.00  10.00  Total    $20D 1.50  By cheque to Dept. Militia $1000.00  By rent of Alexandra Hall        ".00  Rev. I. W Williamson will .:speak  at the morning service, Abbotsford  Presbyterian church, Sept. 12th.  Messrs Spenoar & Hill have improved the show windows of their  store under the skilful management  ofarpenter McKinnon. Master Jack  Parton is back to the clerkship of  the store but is still nursing- "'his  broken arm.  Mr. J. P.uikitt of Huntingdon is in  Mission City taking the place of,.Mr.  C. A. Christie, Immigration Agent, at  that point who has gone on a holiday ���������        .  RED CROSS PUBLICITY  Balance /. $1091.50  AN   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT  Total.  Collected by A.  ...........:...$  163.50  H.  Harrop.  '"���������"'                Kilgard  C. .Kob'ogia,   C. Beebe ...................  P. D. McLagan  .....  A; H. Barber   T.  B.   Straitori '..  D. Mathers   W.   Richmond      Mrs. Richmond   5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  6.00  1.00  2.00  The following letter is self explanatory:  Ottawa, 5th August,  1915  Dear sir:  I beg to'acknowledge and thank  you for your letter of the 26th ult-  im6, enclosing cheque for $10.00.00  for the purchase of a machine gun.  A large order for Machine Guns to  provide for the many gifts the public  are making has been placed, and  when delivered a ���������gun. will be purchased and sent as the gift of the  "Abbotsford District" to the 7th Bat-  .talion now serving in France  We shall be glad to carry out your  wishes with regard to the inscription  on the Gun. Please convey to your  subscribers the sincere thanks of the  Government for their very generous  anl patriotic donation.  Believe me, Yours faithfully.  JAMES A. LOUGHEED.  William Taylor. Esq.,  Sec. Abbotsford- District Gun Committee. Abbotsford. B. C.  Several American Institutes for the  blind are devoting their energies to  Red Cress work. Chief among these  are the New York Association for the  blind and the Western Pennsylvania  Institute for the blind at- Pittsburg.  Blind. Boy Scouts have been rolling  bandages and blind girls are making  shirts, socks, medical compresses and  other Red Cross supplies. In addition these Blind Institutes rave  given $4000 for the blind soldiers of  France.  MISSION CITY HIGH SCHOOL  IS GROWING  (Any corrections to be made will  2.00 be cheerfully ma'de.���������Ed.)  (From the Fraseir Valley Record)  The Mission City High school  is growing, having started the  term with 44 pupils on the roll  Eight years ago it was difficult  to keep a two roomed public  school going with that many  pupils, now there are five teachers in the public school and two  in the high school. The high  scho'bl was started four years a-  go with about twenty pupils  and since that date many of the  graduates have entered the teaching staff of the province and  out of the eleven public school  teachers of Mission school district seven are graduates of the  Mission City high school. THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORS), B.  C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by Tho Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made  known  on  application  =������F  THE MARKET  Our   Shibboleth-  J. A. BATES,  -Neither   i'or   nor  agin'   the  Government  Editor and Proprietor  FRIDAY, SEPT. 3, 1915.  r  Much is said these days about the single man and the married man and their duties in regard to lighting for their country  and the concensus of opinion in many quarters is that the single  man should go and fight and let the married.man have the job  to work at home and support his family. Some even go so far  , as to call the unmarried man a "slacker" if he does not give up  his job and hike off and enlist! One exchange says that there  are altogether too many married men. enlisting for the front. But  not every young man who stays at home can be called a slacker  because many of them have offered themselves for service at the  front in the lighting line and have been refused. These should  in all cases be given a badge to indicate the. fact that they have  already offered their services to their country, and it would show  that their heart was in the right place even if not in the lighting  line.  There are reasons why there are a larger percentage of married men than single men offering themselves for service and  possibly one of these is economic pressure and the prospect of  , a secured income for wife and children has been the deciding  factor in at least say forty per cent, of the enlistments which  have taken place in Canada. The young man does not feel the'  necessity on account of the economic pressure for he can live  on less.  In the matter of enlistment we believe we are safe in saying  that all citizens of Canada have at one time or another in the  past year considered' the matter of enlistment, and for reasons  known probably only to themselves have decisions been, made  in. favor of remaining at home, until the fact becomes more apparent that their services are absolutely required.    Not .every  man, either single or married, can just pick up and go away to  war, no matter how much he would like it.    Although all men  throughout the British Empire should hold themselves in-readiness for service, yet in many cases it would be questionable if  at present it is up to any man to sacrifice too much to go and  fight.    There are many other ways of helping and Canadians  have been very generous in helping with money and that which  money can buy.  Many important employers throughout Canada are seemingly  determined that the single man should go and are leaving the  way open for that single young man to take leave of his job,  That job is not always given to a married man who needs it. Is  it? Is it a fact that young men have been told by any employers of labor that the company could do without his services and  after the young man had left, a cheaper class of labor has been  substituted? We have been told that this is a fact. Somebody is  responsible for this state of affairs; and could you blame the  single man for not wanting to go to the front���������he wants to stay  at home and save his job for a white man.  The following were the prices,  Poultry  Ducks'* old ,live weight 13<������ to  14 ������  Ducks, young live weight 15 tf to 16^'  Hens  Mlf to 14^  Young roosters  15^ to 18 ������  Fruit  Blackberries  2-5  crate  $1.50  Apples, per box '....75^ to $1  Pears, per box  75<S to $1.25  Italian prunes 20  lt>s .,..40^f to 50tf  Red Currants, per quart 15 ������  White Currants, per quart  15^  Logan borries, per crate   $1.35  , Vegetables  New Potatoes, per sack, :....90<f  Potatoes, per ton   $14  Green Peas, 8  lbs for  : 25tf  New Beots, 3  bunches  5������  Celery, per bunch 5������  Lettuce, 2 bunches for .'. 5ff  Onions, 3 bunches for 5^  Radishes, 3 buchoa for  5^  Cabbage,  head    : 5^  Spinach, per h  4������  New Beets, 3 bunches ; 1..5tf  Cucumbers, .2  for    5^  Turnips, 2 bunches  :...5^  Carrots, 2 bunches 5f  Green Com, per dozen  lf>������  Cucumbers pickling'per besket  lOtf  Hubbbard Squash  each  5^  Eggs nad Butter  Eggs  35tf  Eggs,   wholesale 33^  Butter, per lb   : 35������ I  Butter, wholesale 35^ '  Wholesale Moat  Steer Beef, In carcass 11 L-2^ to 12^  Beef hindquarters  lHtf to 13 ^  Beef, forequartera  9Ms������  Pork, per lb  10<J to 11?  Veal, No. 1, per, lb  13tf to 14V&1  Veal, large, per lb  10<f to 12tf  Mutton    12tf   to   14tf  Fish  Blue Backs" per lb 10^  Cohoes,  per   lb    10<f  Spring Salmon,   3   lbs   25^  Herring,   3   lbs   25tf  Steelhead,   per  u 15#.  Smelts,  per  lb    10<i  Whiting, per lb  10<f  Halibut, per lb  12 l-2(i  Sturgeon,' per  lb   150  Codfish,  per  lb .c. lOtf  News of Red Ovoss, Activities  The Red Cross has now in France  more than a thousand motor ambulances which have carried over 100,-  000 patients This method of transport .has, undoubtedly saved a great  number of lives,, besides preventing  a multitude of amputations. The  maintenance of such a large fleet of  cars ^requires numerous workshops  and an extonsive personnel of mechanics and a clerical staff. The cost  of the Red Cross.Motor Ambulance  Dept. ia nearly $25,000 a week.    '  THE NON-ADVERTISER  '������������������"H  For, the best, job printing patronize the Abbotsforl Post. It is the only paper published for Abbotsford.  A hen is ,not supposed to have  Much   common sense .or.! tact,  Yet.every time she.,lays.an,egg  '��������� Sho cackles forth the fact.  The busy little uees they buzz;   .  Bulls bellow, and cows moo;  And watch-dogs bark, and    ganders  quack,-  And pouter pigeons coo.  The peacock spreads his    tail    and  squaks;       ,  Pigs squeal androbins sing;  And even serpents know enough  ��������� To hiss before they sting.  Yet  man,  the  greatest  masterpiece  ; That Nature could devise,       ~~  Will often stop and. hesitate  Before  he'll  Advertise.  ���������From  Galloway Gazette.  OF TR  %  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  the district, and industries already established.        J)  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 arrangements be as santitary as the  latest developments of the art will  permit.    We'll show you the way.  SOME FAILURES  It has been announced that Kitchener is the one man who has  the right to say as to whether we should have conscription or not  ���������that is he is the only man in the British Empire who has the  official right to tell a man .he should go to the front, but there  are many would-be Kitcheners in this respect.    Eh?  In Montreal a German ran away with a soldier's wife, and now  the German is in the internment camp. The allowance was to  be cut off unless the woman quit loving a German. Women are  funny; they have to love somebody.  FACTS ABOUT TIES AND  , LUMBER  INDUSTRY   IN  TELEGRAPH POLES  What the business world demands  today is all the facts about our lead  ing industries.    Only thus can there  be the greatest efficiency in our farms  ' forests and factories.    Realizing this  Dominion     Government   through   its  various Departments endeavors to assist Canadians in handling the business of the country.      The Forestry  Branch of the Department of the Interior is always ready to give citizens  any  information  available in  regard  to our forests and forest products and  those who desire statistics or information on these matters should write  to the Director of Forestry, Department of the Interior,  Ottawa.    The  Forestry   Branch   has  just  compiled  and sent to the printer a bulletin on  the Poles and Cross-ties used in Canada in  1914.    This gives in a clear  manner, illustrated by diagrams, the  facts   concerning   our   products  and  trade in these articles. Copies will be  sent free upon application to the Director of Forestry, Ottawa.  FORT GEORGE QUIET  The lumber industry in the Fort  George District is quiet according to  advices 'received by the Minister of  Lands owing to local conditions; the  amount of.-building now taking place  being small Hopes are expressed  that conditions will improve as a result of the market extension move~  ment now on foot.  Railway construction -having fallen'  off, there has been a marked'reduction in the fire hazard. Under existing conditions the vegetation is dry  ing up rapidly, and is likely to facilitate the spreading of fires. It is  estimated that an exceptional amount  of land clearing will have been carried out this year, as a result of activity on the part of the settlers, and  this will have the effect of eliminating many areas which in he past  have constituted a grave fire hazard.  A dozen failures sat and talked,  ,before the county jail; their early  hopes this life had mocked���������why do  so many fall? Well, two of them  had never learned their promisos to  ,keep; so'by prosperity they're spurn*  ed,-as being false and cheap. And  ,two of them are men afraid  they'd earn more than they-drew, so  now they're loafing In the shade, with  naught on earth to do. And two of  them had.swollen heads���������they knew  ��������� more than the boss;so now they're  board and beds, each, one a total loss!  Those  who  would  talk  an  endless  ���������streak, and whoop about their rights;  ���������they've now been hungry for;a week,  and  have no  roost at.nights.    The  two who're shedding tear for tear,  are' plunged in frightful woe, because one time they. didn|t hear-the  'evening whistle blow. Tlie last two  'of this seedy flock thought independence fine; when they were due at  eight o'clock, they'd not show up till  .nine. They all look cheap, and in  (their pants they have no sign of kale  ���������they're saying.that they have no  chance.    Why. do so many fall?    .  <      WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing: Shop  Old Creamery Bldg  Abbotsford  /������  ^  Nothing will  add more to  the pleasure of the .friends, and kinsfolk  at home.  The county of Sussex England 112  detachments of Red Cross workers  contain a personnel of 962 men and  2,3jOO women. There are 37 Red  Cross hospitals [registered in the  County and a large number of warehouses for -the purpose of storing  hospital garments  At the funeral of Sister Lorna Ferris a Red Cross nurse who died of  Enteric . fever . in. Serbia, ,the service  was conducted in the Cathedral at  Kragujevatz by an English chaplain  This is said to be the flrst time that  a service has been held in any orthodox Greek church according to the  rights of the Church of England.  THE ROYAL STUDIO  ABBOTSFORD  :-:     B.  C.      :-:  One of the standing features of the  Red Cross summer campaign in Canada has been the steady increase of  contributions both in supplies and  money. The Red Cross Executive  through the chairman Mr. Noel Marshall express great satisfaction with  this result This  Red  Cross ac  tivity is not confined to any section  but is general, being as noticeable  in Saskatchewan and B C. as in the  Maratime provinces  American Fish and Game Clubs  Give to Quebec Red Gi'osfl  The various American Clubs which  have leases of sporting preserves in  the province of Quebec are organizing a general contribution to the  funds of the Canadian Red Cross.  The Montagnais Fish and Game Club  the Secretary of which is Mr. William B. Miles of New York, Is taking the lead in this matter. A letter has been sent to all the American  Game Clubs expressing the strongest  sympathy with Canada and the Empire in the present and urging a  generous contribution to the Canadian Red Cross as a mark of American  appreciation. .  The Swiss populace have been giving enthusiastic public receptions to  the French prisoners of; war who  have passed through Switzerland on  their way back to France after having been exchanged through the me-*  dlum of the Red Cross.  i������g^r&famwifaiiaiM}MMiidMiHiM������rriraiaT5T  H. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Connection. Mission City 1  See me now about that Insurance  o  JlLjIGc  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  Ma������mm������������Mmm������B������\3������&m\Emmm  1  ml  m  im  m TW  r       THE AfiBOTSfOftO POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  z&t-  g������W  3=  HE  OPINION-AS TO HOW THE Wilt WILL END  \\-  The following taken from a private letter received in Mission  City will be interesting:  "Your letter of July 19th just handed to me.  Don't fancy that our tactics will allow Germany to "beat  Russia to a finish"���������The thing is absurd. We couldn't do it if  we wanted to.    Russia is today alive, as she never was alive'before.    Her teeming millions are banding themselves together to  manufacture the needed weapons of offence, and woe to Germany  when Russia strikes back.    Germany has no more chance of  ...beating-Russia to a finish than she has of beating the Martians.  I quite agree with your quotes re the "dinner hour"���������but only  as referring to the past.    We certainly, take things somewhat  coolly.    What is the use of doing otherwise?   Possibly before  this reaches you a move will have set in' on this side���������a move  of more importance, even than Warsaw.    But do not think, because we maintain a calm and easy-going exterior, that we are  asleep.:   We have, got to realize facts.    We have literally mil-:  lions of men moving about.here from camp to camp, in training  and waiting, waiting���������impatiently ,it may be, sometimesTT-for  what? For weapons, for munitions.    They take time to make,  and all the stamping and ramping in the world   won't   hasten  them.-   Here and there a waster; but the majority of the people  are in earnest, and working, not at their ordinary trades only,  but in connection with requirements to bring the war to a success  ful issue.    Fighting has been going on incessantly in the west,  but no great operations have been undertaken.   All attacks have  been dealt with, and the wastage of the enemy has been very  great���������much greater than our own; before we advance, we are  going to be ready.    Meanwhile, we hope they will keep on attacking;  it's a very expensive game.    If we were    sure   they  would keep on attacking, we might even sit tight and let them  do it, for that play would suit us well indeed; but they are not  so foolish as that.    We shall move forward, when it suits the  plan of campaign that has been agreed upon between the Aliles.  We are all getting somewhat impatient, but even delay is helping  ; us, for Germany is being gradually throttled and weakened, while,  every month makes us stronger, and sees,us in a better position  for fighting.    The arm which is the most silent is doing by far  the most work/  The Navy has cost us a lot of money, and is  worth all it cost.    It willbe found at the end to have done more  than anything else to save the world from Prussianism.    ���������  "On the,whole, I take an optimistic view of things.    Surprises  , have.still to come;' two or three other nationalities will probably  be in the race shortly, and the pace will be very hot; but England  has got her second wind, she feels neither puffed nor blown;  .France runs easily, and is still to be reckoned with; Italy seems  .to be justifying her choice in the team; Russia, who has been  taking a gruelling with a good heart, hangs grimly on, and may  'see 'em all out yet'; Austria is practically tailed off, 'whipped  - to a frazzle-, and whoever wins, she'll be out of it; Germany has  made practically all the running, and still leads, but make no mistake���������the man who makes the pace is usually passed in the  sprint.    He may come in a bad third, but he rarely or never wins.  If you are having a 'flutter' in the betting ring, and you have  no particular fancy, I will act'as tipster. Put your little bit on'  the same old horse--the same effete, doddering old country. She  saved the world.from a military, domination a hundred years ago  ���������and she can save it, again.  - "Maybe the U.S. will,one day think the part they have played  in the game is. not of the heroic order���������who shall say?    Personally, I hope to see the ^righteous end gained without them.  And I think that if they .expect their opinions to gain much  respect at the,final board meeting, they will be distinctly 'sucked in.'" ��������� .  GERMANY AND THE ANGLOSAXON  (Madaeline'G.   Doty in  the  London  'Nation)  "Don't go," said the American embassy at The'Haguer "Americans are  not wanted. You may get into trouT  ble." I packed my bag with beating  heart. Go I would, for why live unless adventure? But I spoke no German.. How could it be managed. My  head was, full of tales of hardship  and imprisonment. The Lusitania  had just been sunk. I had never been  to Germany." Berlin was a strange  city. I pinned my American flag and  my Hague .Congress Peace Badge on  the lapel of my coat. ' My passport I  tucked in my pocket. With a small  handbag and no printed or written  word I started forth. Fortunately a  Hungarian newspaper woman whom I  had met travelled by the same train,  were an ill assorted pair. She petite, feminine and full of gay, light  humor; I serious, clad in business  clDthes with many capacious pockets  "Mon mari," she called me. "Me  femme" proved a very useful person  She spoke five languages. Born in  Russia and French ancestors, living  in Paris, and married to a Hungarian  her heart was with the Allies. Life  in Buda Pest was different. She dreaded return. But her glib German  tongue and Hungarian marriage  made her persona grata in Germany.  Her flirtation with the passportofficers at the frontier let us through  with smiles and an invitation to wait  over a train. Before the borde was  reached I had hidden my American  flag. It was not wise to speak English.' This made me very helpless, I  persuaded my companion tp step off  with me in Berlin. It was a long,  tedious day's journey.    The German  pasture kinds were empty, no people  men or children anywhere, and - no  cattle. But it was Sunday. Perhaps  that was the reason. When we had  secured roms at a hotel, we started  forth to see the city. A passing  throng filled the Friedrichstrasse, hut  half were soldiers. Every fifth person was in mourning, and wore a  black band upon the sleeve. The faces in the electric light looked pale  and tense. There was much talk, but  no- laughter. Every now and then  one caught the word "Lusitania." Only the day before that steamer had  been sunk. I clung to my companion  We talked in whispers. Once "or  twice an English word caught the'ear  of the-passer-by, who turned, flushed  and angry, to glare upon me,, I soon  ceased speaking. In the restaurant  I made wild guesses, and pointed at  dishes on the menu, and uttered no  sound. ' I felt as I had during my  voluntary week in prison, when under  the hostile and unfriendly eyes of  the matrons. The hotel had given  us bread cards. With these we secured some black and sour-tasting  bread, done up in sealed paper packages. Under her breath my companion confided that Hungary was worse  off than Germany. Hungary 0was  nearly breadless, Germany had  bought ���������Hungary's'flour supply. "A  fflne ally,, Germany," continued my  companion, >!'little she'cares for- us,  She doesn'.t even .trust us. Every letter mailed .in Berlin to Budapest Is  opened and read. Germany is wonderful; but I hate the people." Next  morning we started out to find a  place where English was tolerated,  for my companion could not stay on.  We hunted up some German-Ameri-  dans who had invited women  peace  delegates to come ,to  Berlin.  Their hospitality was boundless. 1  wad to be a great guest and passed  from hand to ban.I.    '  I saw my freedom vanishing, but  was powerless The German-American-had planned the conversion of  every American. I was seized upun  as the missionary'seizes the cannibal.  I tried to ��������� extricate mysel1.'. Bitler  little taunts were thrust at me. bid  I fear starvation, or the barbarians?  Eventually I capitulated. 1 was to  have one more'nigh; al. the hotel  with, my gay-frierr.l before her departure.  ��������� That night we went to the Winter  Garden. The place was filled with  soldiers. One act was a series of living tableaux, depicting war. They  were, intended to inspire ih patriot-  i ism. ' But the soldiers w^re silent,  only a mild applause greeted tne effort. One scene sybolic of stupendous neroism,' the last soldier firing  the last "shot, was reeo'aod in grim  silence. All Berlin is grim and tense  People pass and repass on the'street.  The eheps are ooon, life goes on. But  there is ho genial friendliness,nocling  i'.ring over a glass of beer, no bit of  gay^song. Evorywhore there are  gray," dusty and ' worn' uniforms.  When a troop of> soldiers pass  their' faces are 'pale, their feet drag.  The goose step has vanished.  With the departure of my compan-'  ion I ' settled down in< a Geirman  house. A modest menage, but every  dotail perfect. All Germany runs with  out.friction. My host is a university  professor, his wife an American. They  are all hospitality, but their zealous-  ness torments me. I am the heathen  whose soul must be saved. From the  day of my arrival to the moment of  my departure, .we have but one topic  of conversation���������Germany's virtues  and America's' sins. A great pity  seizes me for this tragic couple.  Their thin palid faces bespeak of  wrecked nerves and tortured souls.  Under the. domination of a Government they adore, they do not criticise  To question wbuld be to shatter their  world. German culture, German art  the Government. Bismark, the Kaiser  the invasion of Belgium., the sinking  of the Lusitania���������in all things Germany is wisdom and righteousness.  Surrounded by enemies, wicked monsters, Germany the perfect, is fighting  for her life.' Better ' a thousand  times that the Lusitania be sunk and  Americans killed than let American  bullets reach the Allies to. inflict,  death, on German soldiers. "American bullets,"-.hourly the phrase is  flung in my face. My protest as a  peace "delegate, I am fighting for the  prohibition of their manufacture to  the Government, brings no relief. Upon someone-must the pent up fury  and hate for despicable.America be  poured. . I feel like a' drowning man  being slowly pressed down under the  waves:'' But pity for' this tragic couple gives me,.patience. Behind the  ostentatious display of bread and the  sneering allusions to starvation and  barabrity, ��������� I ��������� see fear and bitterness  bred by,fear. '* -. "  In "such an-atmosphere'of depression and suppression my free American spirit suffocates. I plan an escape. Somewhere in Berlin are free,  fearless souls. These I- must find. My  hosts fear ter venture out alone. An  American woman was driven from a  tram car by an angry mob for speaking English. - I take my map and  study it. I have .the addresses of  some Social Democrats. How to get  them.My hosts do not tolerate them  Then I remember the American embassy and' a young man firiend. I  plead a luncheon engagement. This  seems safe, and in a cab, unaccompanied I escape. To my countryman  I explain my predicament. All absences are to be accounted for by him  Then alone map in hand, I start out  I walk many"weary blocks, slinking  along side streets to avoid the complication of tramcar conversation. I  seem to^be living.in the days of conspiracies and/dime novels. And truly I am; for dayby day the plot thickens, I am received with open arms by  the rebel women and at once nicknamed the "criminal',' At, last I  have'found "the' Germans I sought.  Free, fearless people, whose love for  the Fatherland is so great, they dare  protest. But these people are momentarily in langer. Their meetings  are secret. We meet in out-of-the  way places. I find that my telephone  messages are'intercepted. That a  perfectly harmless letter is never delivered. I am watched It is hard.to.  believe. Sure ly I have dropped back  to the Middle Ages. I have to pinch  myself to realize I am an American  living in the twentieth century.  Such innocent affairs, these clandestine meetings! Merely discussion  of a way to protest against car, anl  work for peace.1- True, we denounce  the invasion of Belgium, declare Germany began thewatr,, and speak with  loathing of the-militarist spirit.- But  what American .doesn't? My most revolutionary talki was with a gray-hair  ed mother of grown children, in a  secluded corner .of a quiet restaurant  A burnning flame this woman. JIer>  face stamped with world suffering,  her ''yes the tragic eyes of a. Jane  Adanis. In a* whisper she' uttered  the great tiesesy: Germany's, salvation  lies in Germany's defeat. If Germany  wins when so many of her proaresivo   Ino, -which will go over on as long as  young men have been slain,lhe people .will be litterally crushed in the  grip of the mailed fist."  Willi the'companion 1 discussed  the collapse of the Social Democrats  in the hour of crisis, the triumph of  natonalism over internationalism.  She attributes it to military trailing  Durng the peroid of sevioe a man becomes a thing. Automatically lie acquires habits of    obedience,     is  re-  tlie ruling power turns the crank.  It wan with infinite relief that 1  took my departure one morning. The  tragedy of Germany had eaten into  my soul. As I waited on the pla'.-'  form for my train, carloads of soldiers ea:ne aud went. One great train  ful paused for some moments while  the ift'en drank coffee. A great desire -seized me 'td call' up to these  men, to .bog them notsVto go. Then  I remembered Rosa Luzemberg, realized my iniiTHence,,knew I would ac-  duced to an unquesticnacle machine  complish nothing, and resolutely turn  Mechanically, when the call came, the  Social   Dsmocrats,   with   the- others,  fell into line. But with time has come  thought.  ,   Also  knowledge���������knowe-  ledge that, in the first Instance. Germany's war was not one of. self-defence. ,  But it  is too  late to  rebel.  Most of the Social Democrats are at  the   front.    From   month   to   month  they  have  put  a  protest as   unwise  Only  Llebknecht   has   made   himself  heard!    Now he has been caught up  in the Iron hand, and sent to battle.  ���������But "women   are( not  bound   by  the  spell of militarism.    While the Government rejoinced at the submission  of its Socialist men, the women grew  active.  Organizing  a  party  of  their  own, thoy, fight bravely.      Last fall  Rosa Luxemburg    rushed    into  the  NM'eet and adresed a regiment of sol-  diYs.    "Don't go to war, don't shoot  brothers" she said.      For this offence  she was sent to prison for a year. Today she lies in solitary confinement  But heir  suffering only inspires the  others.  In Mairch,  750 women walk-,  to  the  Reichstag.    At  the  entrance  they halted.    As the members entered they shouted,  "We1 will have no  more war.    AVe will    have    peace."  Quickly the police    dispersed    them  and  the   order   went .forth   that  no  newspaper should print one word of  the protest.      Still the women work  on:    On April 8 an international Socialist Woman's Congress.was held at  Berne,     Switzerland.   '   Ten   nations  were represented including all    the  belligerents.  The task of peace propaganda in  Germany is gigantic. Neither by letter nor by press can news be spread'  Both are censored. The work must  be carried on by spoken word passed  from mouth to mouth. The courage  of the little band of women I had  met was stupendous. Through them  I learned to love Germany. So my  life in Belrlin became a double one. 1  ate and''slept, and was unregenerate  in one part -of the town, and only  really lived when I escaped from respectability and, strange contradiction of terms, became a criminal lighting for peace.  But wherever I was on>3 fact grew  omnipresent. Germany was magnificently organized. Here lay the country's power and her weakness. Tier  power because it made Germany a  unit. There was no weak links in  the chain. Her weakness, because it  robbed her people of individuality,  made them cogs in a .machine.  Even in the midst of war, Germany  is superbly run. The lawns are weed-  less, the flower beds wonderful The  streets are clean. The tasks the men  left have been performed by women,  children aJnd old men. Njthicg is  neglected.- 1 w������*nt throvgh Berlin-'s  biggest hospital. It was marvellous  There was every apparatus that mind  can conceive or science invent. The  building was beautiful,the lawns gay  with jonquils and tulips. Little portable houses had been erected to cars  for the wounded. Seventeen of the  staff doctors have gone to the front,'  but seventeen women physicians'have  taken their places. Everything is as  before. Germany's discipline is perfect. It is not for the German people to reason and wonder why, but  only to 'do���������and die. Everywhere  you feel the relentlessness of force,  the power of organization.  As I walked through the Tliiergar-  ten one afternoon, there arose a great  crushing, buzzing noise. Directly over my head and quite low was a  great Zeppelin. I thanked heaven I  was in Berlin, not in Paris. The Germans are very busy with their Zeppelins. Just outside Berlin is a little wooden city, erected to give airships practice in hurling bombs.  While men with.labor of years are  erecting wonder cities like Berlin,  other men are practising clay and  night how to destroy such a city in a  day.   ���������.:.������������������ '���������.'-'  It is common talk in Germany that  they have at last discovered a bomb  that cannot be put out by water, if  so, heaven help us! For Germany  will never give in. She will fight to  her last man. All the bitterness and  fear that has crept into .the nation  will be directed toward a gigantic ef-  JCort'to blow up the world. Germany  ho longer cares whom she hurts; like  an unloved child at bay, she means  to smash and kill. The pity of it.  Never was there a more, generous,  soft-hearted people.' Germany, the  land of the Christmas tree and folk  songs and hearthstones and gay child  ish laughter, turned into a relentless  fighting machine- But each individual is a cog firmly fixed in the mach-  ed my back. ,As my train sped into  'Holland life changed. I could speak  and smile again. Friendly eyes greet  ed me. I was no longer an outcast  From the car window I saw a subtle  change had come over the landscape  Ih Germany only a few women are to  be seen in the pastures. But now the  meadows were full of sleek, fat cows.  The pneasants in the field were singing. As we streamed through little  cities all, was bustle and activity. The  horses looked well fed; ��������� People sat  leisurely in front of cafes', drinking  l'Oei. Normal life had come 'oacic a-  guin.    Vividly   it   came  to   me   tl.at  Ce"many is being grievously hurt.  '       *   "ft/iMG ' ACT"  Pursuant to the provisions of this  Act. the Lieutenant-Governor in council has been pleased to make regulations as follows: ���������  Game Regulations, 1915  The prohibitions declared by section 9 of the "Game Act" being C. 33  of the Statutes for 1914, as to the  hunting,, trapping, taking, wounding  and killing of game are, subject to  the provisions of section 2 of these  regulations,- hereby removed to the  extent and within the periods and  limits, and subject to the provisions  hereinafter set out respectively, as  follows:-  Game Birds  Geese, throughout the Province,  open season September. 1st. 1915. to.  March 31st, 1916, both dates inclusive, except in the Electoral Districts  of Richmond, Delta, and Chilliwack  where the open season shall be from  September 1st, 1915. to February  29th,  1916,  both  dates Inclusive:  Ducks, Sandpipetr, Snipe, Plover,  Curlew, Bittern, Heron, Craves, Rails  and Coots, throughout the Province,  open season September-1st, 1915, to  January 31st, 1916, both dates inclusive, except in the Electoral Districts of Alberni, Comox, Nanaimo,  Newcastle, Cowichan,- Esquimalt,  Sanich and Islands, where the open"  season shall be from September 15th  1915, to February 15th, 1915, both  dates inclusive:"  Rucled  Grouse,   on  the   mainland  of the Province, open season September 15, 1915 to Nov. 15th, 1915 both  dates inclusive, except in the Electoral Districts of Dewdney, Richmond,  Delta, Chilliwack anl that portion of  Comox-Electoral District situate on  the Mainland,  where  the open  season shall be from October 15th, 1915  to December ,15th, 1915, both dates  inclusive: -   :'  Provided that the open season  herein declared in respect of grouse  and prairie-chicken shall not apply  within the District Municipality., of  Penticton:  Provided also that no person shall  anywhere kill or take. more than  twelve grouse of any one species in  any one day or have more than this  number in his possession at one time  Without furnishing, upon request of  any Game Warden or constable, satisfactory proof as to the dates upon  which the same were killed or taken:  ....Pheasants, cock birds only in Rcih  mand and Delta Electoral Districts,  open season October loth, 1915, to  November loth, 1915, both dates inclusive; in Dewdney, Chilliwack and  : Yale Electoral Districts, open season  October loth, 1915, to .December 15,  1915, both dates inclusive:  Provided that no person shall shoot  any pheasant where there is snow upon the ground in its' vicinity, and no  person shall anywhere kill or take  more than six pheasants in any one  day, or have more than this.number  in his possession at one time, without  furnishing, upon request of any Game  Warden or constable, satisfactory  proof as to the dates opon which the  same were killed or taken:  Sale of Game  The prohibitions declared by subsection (1) of section 34 of the  "Game Act" as to the buying, selling  and having in possession of big game  and game birds, so far as thesame  relate to game lawfully killed or taken, are hereby removed to the extent and within the periods and limits, and subject to the provisions  hereinafter set out, as follows: ���������  Coast Deer, bucks over one year of  age only, Mule-deer and Wliite-taiied  Deer, throughout the Province, from  September 1st, 1915 to October 15th  Mr. A. E. Skinner of Huntingdon was a Vancouver visitor  on Wednesday.  m THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSPOKD, B. C  *K:.  k  Next Monday is Labor Day throughout the Province of British  Columbia; and among the many places that will celebrate that  day as a holiday, is Mission City, the l-iome of the Big Red Strawberry, the Mammouth Rhubarb, the Red R.ed Raspberry and-delicious small fruits of all kinds.,  The committees have been busy for the last few weeks perfecting arrangements i'or the successful carrying off of the big day  of sports, and the final meeting of the committee will be held on  Friday evening, when it is expected that the various committees  will be present with the report that everything has been arranged  i'or Monday morning at 10:30 a. in., when the day's sports will  start up with the Grand Patriotic Parade, those marching in the  parade carrying Union Jacks, and the rigs being decorated with  Union Jacks.  According to the Programmes published elsewhere the parade  .will start on Washington Street near Grand Avenue and.march  along Grand Avenue to Home Avenue and back to Grand and  down Washington Street, halting in front of the Bank of Commerce, where the large flag which the committee are giving will  be presented to the room or school winning same. The judges  of the Parade, Rev. W. J. Weatherdon, Rev. J. Thorburn Conn,  and Rev. D. W. Scott will do the judging and the presentation of  -the flag, while Rev. Father Rqhr, of the O. M. I. will make a short  neat and appropriate patriotic speech. Mr. W. N. Mathewson,  the manager of the Bank of Commerce, has signified his intention of having the front of the Bank most appropriately decorated for the occasion. .The parade and the presentation, and the  speech accompanying will be well worth witnessing and hearing.  It is expected that there will be a big turn .out to the parade of  the citizens of the town; and the many visitors will then have  arrived for the day's sports.  It is not definitely known how many children will be in the  parade, besides the various rigs,; and others, but there will be  over two hundred from the local public and high school; over  sixty from the 0. M. 1,;: Ferndale will be there with its small  contingent; and Steelhead pupils will come under the leadership  of Mr. T. J. Thibault the popular teacher, of that district; Silver-  dale contingent will also be present; and it is expected that a  large number will be present from Hatzic, Matsqui, Ridgedale,  Clayburn and Abbotsford. If present plans mature there may  be near 500 pupils in the parade, each of which will carry a small  Union Jack, provided by the committee. ���������___,  The'Boy Scouts will.form a part of the parade, turning oui xii  ���������full force.  The committee is arranging with the C. P. R. to run a special  train from Huntingdon and Sumas to arrive about 10 a. m. and  return about 6 p. m. Arrangements are not yet complete but it is  altogether likely that a train will be-run, as the committee sent  a delegation south on Monday to advertise the sports, and their  return announced that a large number of people would visit th<  celebration on Labor Day provided there were a means of transportation from the south. All trains east and west stop at Mission City. _ ���������       .  The procession will be headed by the Band of the Duke of Con-  naught's Own Rifles, 6th Regiment of Vancouver. The band will  consist of fourteen pieces "and the bandmaster. This is considered the best band in Vancouver and, the committee are fortunate  in being able to get the services of such good music for tthe day  but knowing the advantages of good music for a holiday sucli as  our Labor Day the committee have made-if a point, to get the  very best in the province, and fortunately have been successful.  The afternoon.will start off with a baseball match between  a team of first-class men from Stave Falls and a cracker-jack  team from Deroche, for the Haddad Cup, which.has been placed  as a prize for the winning team, who will hold it for one year  and defend it, at Mission City again next year or forfeit the, cup  to the committee. As both teams have' never been, beaten during the summer games the match should be a good one and well  worth seeing. '  The children's sports will start about 2:30 p. m. and promise  to be just as enticing and attractive as they have been in former  years;, .and the boys and girls have looked upon Labor Day as  .the day of the year when they could earn most money for racing  It is decidedly' a" children's day, and this year the prize money  will be just as big as any year yet.  Among the-other sports of the afternoon will be two tugs-of-  war, one between Matsqui and Mission and,the other between  two teams of Chinamen: a football match between the Boy  Scouts and the School boys.  . The day's sport will wind up with a dance in the Skating Rink  when dancing will be kept up from 9 p. m. until 4 p. m.f and all  who wish to trip the light fantastic will surely enjoy themselves  toV'the music of Mr. Forbes Stuart's --"orchestra;  MISSION   FttlUtV   SERVICE  Pork, Mutton, Keef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  gggBaggBBgsamas^^  HOTEL  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  PROGRAMME FOR LABOR DAY   _*   (From the Fraser 'Valley Record)  Duke'of Connaught's.Owa Rifles, Oih  Regiment Military Bund in attendance all day.  10:30 a. m.���������Grand Union Jack  Parade, starting at Grand Avenue  and Washington Street.  Large ��������� Flag to the room or school  presenting the best marching and  generaly appearance   in   parade.  Flag presented and Patriotic speech  made from the steps of the Canadian Bank of Commerce.'.  12:80 p. m.���������Football Match, Pakenham Cup, defend^d by Coquitlam Team.  1:00 p. m.���������Football Match,' Boy  Scouts vs.. School :Boys.  2 p. m���������Sports on th'e Grounds.  2:50, Children's Sports.  3 p. m.���������Baseball Match, Haddad  Cup, Stave Falls vs. Deroche.  3:30 p ra. Tug of War, Matsqui vs.  Mission. '.'  4:00 p.m.���������Tug of War. Chinamen  vs. Chinamen.  Sports .on   Grounds���������Obstacle   race,  1st   pride   $6;   2nd   prize.   $2.00;  3rd prize, $1.00;. Entries 500. Six  entries or no 3i;a. prize.  100  yards  dash  for  men,   1st.   $2;  2nd, $1. Five entries or no second  prize;  100 yards dash for boys, 1st, $2.00;  2nd,- $1: Five entries or no second  ' prize. '������������������,��������������������������� '     *-'  100 yds dash, ladies, 1st, $2; 2nd $1.  High Jump, 1st, $2;'2nd $1.  Long Jump. 1st, $2; 2nd, $1.  Sack Race, 1st. $2;  2nd,  $1.  Three-Legged Race, 1st, $2; 2nd, $1.  Wheelbarrow Race, 1st, $2;  2nd $1.  Egg and Spoon Race, 1st, $2. 2nd, $1  Fat Man's Race, weight must be at  least 200 lbs or, over, 1st. $2. 2nd  $1. '  The committee. reserves the right  to give goods instead of money for  ���������prizes ������  Side Shows and all the fun of the  Fair.  Refreshments on'!the grounds.  Grand Patriotic Ball hr the evening  in .the Skating. Rink.      The best  of Music.  Admission to Ball:  Gentlemen $1.00  Ladies 50#; to,Include Supper  -Spectators charged 25������, which includes Supper. ' -  Admission  to   Sports   and   Grounds  25^; Children under 12 free.  ,  Autos or Rigs,  25tf.  Mr. J. McMurphy of Huntingdon passed through Mission City on Wednesday on his way to  Vancouver.  Mr. Nels Lougheed, reeve of  Maple Ridge has been appointed organizer for Dewdney riding for the prohibitionists.  TAG   DAY   IN   MISSION   CITY  Saturday last', was tag day in Mission City and as a result of the day's  work some $97.87 was collected.  MT. LEHMAN NOTES  Miss Grierson, B. A., has been appointed to take charge ' of the High  School work here and has started"  with ten pupils. v There are three in  the second year; seven in���������the first  year and four in the entrance'���������'class.  Miss Grierson comes with a.good record for High School work in Ontario. .  Rev. Leslie Pidgeon of St. John's  Church, Vancouver, took the service  in the church here on Sunday, 22nd  and preached a very impressive sermon on;the "Value of a Single Life"  Mr and Mrs Pidgeon came firom Vancouver in their car and had a Tather  exciting run through smoke and fire  and falling trees  There is a movement to start a Red  Qross Society here in the near future  Many ladies having been doing good  work and large subscriptions raised,  but as yet no .organization has been  formed  PRIVATE  Ice Cream,  Soda Drinks,   Sundaes  Everything in the Ice Cream line  Have you visited my new Ice Cream Parlor.    Fitted in first   class  style.    A cool retreat.  We carry a full line of Groceries.    Get our prices  Fresh Fruits in Season  ALBERT LEE, GROCER AND BAKER  Abbotsford, B. C.  g  GRADUATE NURSE  Terms   Moderate.  jross the  Fraser  River at Missii  Leave  Leave  Mission .  Matsqui  Week  Days  7:00 a.  m.  7:20 a. m.  .7:40 a.  m.  .8.00 a. m.  8:20 a.  m.  8:40 a. m.  9:00 a.  m.  9:20 a. m.  9:40 a.  m.  10:00 a m.  10:20 a.  m.  10.40 a. m.  11:00 a.'  m.  11:20 a.m.  11:40 a.  nV.  11.45 a. m.  1:00 p.  in.  1:20 p. m.  1:40' p  in.  2:00 p. m.  2:20 p.  in.  2:40 p. m.<  3:00 p.  in.  3:20 p. m.  3:40 p.  m.  4:00 p. m.  4:20 ]).  m.  4:40 p. m.  5:00 p.  in.  5:20 p. m.  5:40 p.  in. ��������� ���������  5.45 p. m.  G:f)0 P.  in.  7:00 p. m.  Sundays.  , 8:00. a.  m.  .8:30 a: m.  9:00,a.  m.  9:30 a. in.  10:30 a.  m.  ��������� 10.30 a. m.  11:00 a.  in.  11:20 a. m;  11:40 a.  in.  11:45 a. m.  1:00 i>.  in.  1:30 p. m.  2:00 ]).  m.  2:30 p. in.  3:00 P.  in. .  3:30 p. m.  4:00 i>:  in.  4:30 p. m.  ' 5:00 p.  m.  5:20 p. m.  5:40 p.  , in.  5.4 5 p. in.  G:50 p.  in.  7:00 p. ni.  "ROUGH ON RATS" clears out Rata  Mice, etc. Don't Die in the House.  15c and 2 5c, at Drug and Country  Stores.  [Ors.GKbcrMldnna-AnHcrsonl  liillliiiiiw  liiiisiiSttiK  These are features in our  Vancouver offices. It will pay  you to have your dental work  done in Vancouver. All work  guaranteed for ten year.   '  EXAMINATIONS FREE  iiHIlill  207 HASTINGS ST W. COR. CAMBIE  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  Mrs. Bateman, Abbotsford, B. C.  Abbotsford Feed Store  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  AND BARBER SHOP  Huntingdon  Go   With   The  Bunch  Don't believe me but come any night  and see where the- bunch is  2  New Tables Just Added  Laundry Agency in Connection  ).T  And now the Liberals are  wondering when the election is  to be next month, or whether  it is to be next month or next  year.  The league of little Ribboners was  entertained on Tuesday afternoon at  the home of Mi', and Mrs.-Boyd.-  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  exan  And Horseshoer  Carriage and Repair Work of  all Kinds  Automobile Repair Work  Satisfaction Guaranteed  Next to Alexandria Hotel  HUNTINGDON B.C.  ^  Farmers' and Travelers  trade solicited.  Newly Furnished   ���������  Thoroughly Modern  M-   MURPHY; PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C  4i  if  %  m  ill  41  I  #������t

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