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 <lf>*  /  <;������V  With which is incorporated "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. X., No. 22.  ABBOTSFORD. B, C. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1915  <sSr$  8  $1.00 per Year.  THE DYKIiNG SCHEME  Tlie Sumas dyking commissioners recently interviewed the  provincial government with a  view of having the government  guarantee the bonds and take  security on the lake lands and  district,, the commissioners be-  lieveing that the lands of the  lake bottom .can be sold for enough to pay for the scheme���������  possibly the whole liability. In,  words similar to this Mr. J. L.  Atkinson, one of the commissioners spoke to the Post this  week. .: .    ���������',  Mr. Cresswell, who has been  to Ottawa recently, has just returned. He was trying. to arrange a more favorable 'condit-,  ion with the Dominion government about the lands. Whether has been successful or not is  not yet known.  Should arrangements along  these lines, ;be made it is:consid  ered.that money would be a-  vailable this fall for the cary-  ing but of the work, as it would  be a better financial proposition  to place upon the market.  .It is   thought   that   Messrs  Grant Smith <������ Co!, would then  , join Rice,and carry through the  work. ,  The idea is to dyke the .Ved-  der- and the Fraser .the, first  year, and the draining of the  lake to be undertaken the next  year. It.is claimed by the commissioner that the ake would be  able to take care of the surface  waters for the first year arid as  the Fraser lowered, the lake  would ^ drain off, when the  scheme could be further prosecuted and "the bed of the lake  made so that it would for all  time to come be workable land.  It is just possible that as soon  as this work was completed the  provincial government, would  undertake to build roads  .  The idea of the draining of  the lake lands is now considered a feasible one. by both-governments.  PRISONERS OF WAR  DEPARTMENT  Canadian Red Cross Society  Vancouver Branch  ' The   claims    of.this department of the Red Cross have only recently been brought to our  notice, ,but so urgent are they  that  the call for help' should  receive   widespread   response.  Parcels of. food and other comforts are being sent out -from  the Canadian Red Cross headquarters in London by Mrs. Rivers Bulkley, who is in charge  of the prisoners of war Department...  Ageiits of the American  Embassy in Berlin are visiting  the prison camps and    report  that undoubtedly the prisoners  are regularly receiving the parcels sent.    Dr. Dolbey, who was  a prisoner of war for over six  months and who was recently  exchanged, states that "it is imperative that we send as much  food as possible to the men in  the camps," and that "conditions are far worse than we have  any idea of." Sergeant Wells, in  an uhcensored letter smuggled  out by an^exchanged army"medical friend, says: "If it were riot  for the parcels of food we receive from kind friends in England we would starve" and he  attributes his regained health  after the amputation of his arm  to the food thus sent.  ,  May we appeal to you on behalf of the men who have no  friends to supply   their . needs  and'who having fought so bravely are now condemned to the  weary montony and privations  of a German prison camp?  A weekly parcel of food can  be sent at the cost of $4 or $5  per month, or a fortnightly one  for half that amount.  Would you consider adopting  a prisoner, i. e., providing one  of these sums so that a parcel  can be sent to him regularly?  Prisoners' circles are being formed, ten people combining and  giving each ten cents a week  and thus collectively "adopting" a pisoner.  Mr. J. Burkett, who is at Mis- Contributions may be sent to  sionCity this week relieving Mr] the secretary-treasurer or any  PERSONALS  HUNTINGDON NOTES  Christie, was in town on Thursday.  Mr. A. E. Skinner was at Mission City.  Our barber shop and  room is closed down.  pool  The Alexandria cafe is a fine  place for a cup oftea; ladies.  Rev. I. W. Williamson will  address the Presbyterian Sunday School next Sunday at 10  a. m. and preach at 11. In the  afternoon he will speak in St.  Paul's church Huntingdon at 3  p. m. and 7:30 p. m.  On Monday evening the 13th  there will be an entertainment  at St. Paul's church Huntingdon when Mr. Williamson will  speak and sing and the Abbots-  ford choir will also take part  besides Mr. and Mrs. Alder.  member of the committee.  Commitee: Mrs. Sillioe, chair  man; Mrs. Clare Fitzgibbon,  Mrs. E. J. Deacon, Mrs. J. G. Mo  Laren; Miss Marsden; Miss  Pelly, Sec. Treas. 1040 Sixteenth Ave West; Miss Phepoe, Sec  Treas, 1225 Harwood St. Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Peelea and family motored to Chilliwack on  Monday. ��������� _  Mr. and,Mrs. Grant and family and Miss Lulu Grant of Seat-  tie spent the week qd^I'.^ holiday with Mrs. Starr.' <v \_,.  Mr. Geo. Blair Miss Gertrude  Fuller, Mrs^oiiriari Fuller and  Mr. Alfred" Fuller motored to  Belingham Sunday last.  Several..; Abbotsford people  journeyed to Chilliwack to indulge in the sports, which were  prepared ?1 or that day. Some of  those who went-were: Mr. and  Mrs. Scotsvold, Mr. and Mrs. Mc  Menenry, "'Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, Mrs: Zeigler and Messrs  Morley, McLean, Fraser and Mc  Ewen.  Mrs. Erwin of Vancouver was  here for a few days last week  visiting her parents Mr. and  Mrs. Maines.  Mr. Howard Manzer of Silver  dale spent Sunday in town with  friends. It is said he missed  the train homeward bound.  Mr. Anderson from the logging" camp of th<v Abbotsford  Lumber and Trading Company  met with a serious accident on  Wednesday .morning., A tree- fell  c:. Lim and bvoke his leg. lit'  was broughr to town on the mill  -.rain then ^jrried on a stretcher to the doc', oi 's office.  Tl e Misses Steecle return-Vi  home Monday evening after a  two month vacation to Vancouver island ar.d White Rock.  Mrs. Swift returned from Van  . --liver on Saturday after seeing  her wster Miss Lamb, depart for  the east.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. C. B  Hill-Tout on Tuesday, September 7, a son.  Miss Roselda Zeigler spent  the week-end with Mrs. Starr.  Mr. and Mrs. Salt have moved from where they were formerly living to the house prev-  iousy occupied by Mr. Peardon  Our esteemed friend "Chappy" shot a two hundred and fifty pound deer early Monday  morning  THE SCHOOL SWINGS  'J he swing-; at the public  srhool are no more. Some citizens who did not relish the i-  ck-a of their ' I'ping there cut  ihe:ji down one- evening this  week.   .  A petition had been sent to  the trustees signed by 26 ratepayers and'others interested in  the schools to the number of over forty, but" some people' did  not think quick enough action  was being taken in the matter.  OUR OPINION  The opinion of the Post may  not be worth much" but the editor has taken the trouble to  get both sides of the story, and  would say friends and neighbors make a compromise for the  sake of the boys and girls who  attend your school.  Swings at a school are in a  great many cases considered a  good amusement at schools and;  there is no reason . why   there  should not be a swing or two at  the Abbotsford. school���������one for  the 'larger pupils and one for  the smaller ones and.built accordingly and at separate places in the yard arranged so that  there would be as.little danger  about" the use of them" as it is  possible.    It has been done in  other country schools and why  not in -Abbotsford?  It is always nice to get even  but this is a matter where the  public example of the parents  has its influence on the education of the children; and to an  outsider it might appear thar,  there is fault, possibly on both  sides. No use going into details.  Arrange it so that the children can enjoy a swing at the  school if they wish, they only  enjoy childhood once.  THEY WANT THE GUN ;  MONEY, AFTER ALL'  Mr. Wm. Taylor secretary of  the Machine Gun Fund has the  following wire from ther Acting  Minister of Militia, Hon." J. A.  Lougheed, stating that "Government, will gratefully accept  additional contribution . from  your district for purchase of ma  chine Gun. Patriotic generosity deeply appreciated*"-  The notice appearing in the  Vancouver papers sometime al  go put.a damper on the ardor  of the people who were subscribing gun fund money but this  wire appears to make such information unfounded. It is up  to the Vancouver papers, to explain.  HAVE ADOPTED A  PRISONER OF THEIR OWN  According to an article elsewhere  in  this  paper the Red  Cross'- Societies, are- being vhav-  ing suggested to them that it  would be a good idea to adopt a  prisoner and send money to the .,  headquarters for a parcel to go  to the prisoner each week.   As'  expected when any good working idea comes.'along Abbotsford is sure to fall in line. And.:..  A prisoner has been adopted. $4  .  will go towards his keep each-  month. ���������    .  . The Red Cross has sent $10  to the Base Hospital Fund.  $25.00 has been"' senfr.,t6 the  prisoners of war. fund. "   ;  DO YOU WANT TO KNIT  Any ladles who are des.iriig  to knit .for the soldiers can secure wool from either Mrs. J. H.  Boyd or Mrs. Parton both of  whom have received a supply.  Get Busy Sister Sue-.  Yesterday while gathering  hews our reporter was asked if  he knew how many prisoners  the Abbotsford jail .would hold,  and if the jailer was a good  cook. Not being able to answer  the question our reporter went  He shot it about 4 a. over towards the jail, but not  The' net proceeds of the entertainment from the Musical  Eckardts' concert given to- the  ladies was $12.25 which will be  used for Red Cross work.  DANCE A SUCCESS  The dance and entertainment  on September 3rd was a grand  success as was the dance after-  ward.s Some $11.00 were the  net proceeds which will go towards the tobacco fund;  m. so it is not likely many others will get a deer. Most of his  friends hunt deer at night.  The Misses Glanville of New  Westminster are the guests of  Mrs. Bert Clark.  Miss Christine Shortreed has  returned from Everett, Wash.,  where she spent her vacation.  knowing the jailer very well he  took cold feet and never found  out. Will try next week if the  party has not found out.  Mr. J. L. Atkinson was in the  town on Thursday.  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. Paul  Crooks, a son.  The committee were Mrs. W.  Roberts, Mrs. A. Taylor, Miss  Heatherington, Mr. Wm. Irvine  was floor manager.  Mrs. F. Wooler who is sick in  Bellingham is reported to be  improving.  Mr; Geo. Hayes, who has been  at the Vernon camp is home on  leave of, absence and is having  a big time hunting. He looks  well.  The Young People's Guild  held their fifth annual banquet  on Friday evening. Rev. David  James of Vancouver was the  speaker.  Mr. F. Wooler'secretary of  the May Day Celebration, says  that the net proceeds of the  May Day Celebration, $17. 25,  have been turned over to the  Red Cross Society $8.65 and to  theL. T. B.: Orphanage $8.65."  The welcome big showers of  rain, fell this week and were  very welcome after Labor Day.  The thanks of the Red Cross  is due to a Mr. F. E. Phalen,  who leaves $5 at the bank each  month when he goes to get his  cheque cashed. This has been  done without any of the committee asking Mr. Phalen and  is therefore very much appreciated by the ladies of the Red  Cross.  All members of the L. T. B.  No. 244 are invited by L. 0. L.  No. 1867 to attend a church parade to the Presbyterian church  October 3, 1915. Meet at L. O.  L. Hall at 10 a. m.  Mrs. Parton has received an  acknowledgement from headquarters for the parcel of work  sent recently.  The articles sent on August  25th were: 3 hospital shirts;  100 Cup Covers; 50 Face Coths  i doz. towels.  And now the question is:  Well! It is should the horses  head be cut off?  There will be a sewing meeting of the Red Cross Society at  2 p. m. at Gazley Store, next  Thursday.     All welcome.  Messrs J. C. Alder and J. L.  Campbell attended the meeting  of Presbytery in Vancouver on  Tuesday of this week.  J  ������#* THE ABBOTSFORD  POST, ABBOTSFORD, B.  C.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  A weeWy '���������������������^������������r-2 '������dfSwn  on  appUeaUon  Our  SMbboleth-Neitber  for  nor agin'  the  Ooyemment  J. 1. BATES, .  " .   -       -        Editor and Proprietor      _  No man knows the trials and worries of being a reeve or a  councillor of any one of the municipalities of the Fraser Valley  or perhaps any'of the other municipalities of the province until  he is elected by the people to hold that honorable position. We  have for a number of years had the pleasure of reporting the  various council meetings, sometimes in Mission, sometimes in  Malsqui, sometimes iir.Sumas, and sometimes in Maple Ridge,  and in each one of these it is the same old story of being willing  to grant the requests of all for roads, the requests of all for assistance, but always with that skeleton in the safe;���������have we the  necessary money to do it; are the taxes coming in good; how do  we stand.with the bank; etc. etc.,It takes money to run a municipality, audit must be done on the money that-comes in during  the year. No council has much coming to it from the previous  year when it takes office, and it cannot very well exceed the  revenue for the year, except it be for a few dollars; but the roads  must be built arid kept in repair; the bridges must be kept in  repair; and a thousand and one other little things must be paid  for. It keeps the men who are elected to office scratching their  ���������head to do what they believe they ought to do when the requests 1  are made ������ , I  No municipality in a rural district wishes to borrow money on  the credit of the municipality thus creating a bonded indebtedness. If this could be done as easiy by a municipality as by a  provincial government, all might be as well as a marriage bell,but,  before such can be done a bylaw must be submitted to the people,  and time and time again the people have expressed their wish  thatvthey do not want any bonded indebtedness, and that settles  the matter in that respect, and the council must run its affairs on  the revenue for the year.  e revenue for the year. , - Lyy^  ������. ��������� ��������� ���������. .  There are however requests on the funds of a municipality ������������*������; ^nd^ilS^e^as^  that should, properly be borne by the government of the province. ^Tmteht ha^en if he took  One of these is the care of the sick of the municipality who enter wn<tt raIglu naPPen ir ne }?������*  the hospital either at Vancouver or New Westminster.     For instance should a transient come to Mission municipality and remain only a short time then become seriously sick.    He has. no  main onlv a short time then become seriously sick, ne u**uy The ranCher saw mm uum������xf  triads no home anS the only place for him is in the hospital and fled to the woods. The con  f"e���������\n������^������ 7n ������* th������ best of attention.    He is removed gtable hid himself  and hors������  progress that is continually going on in being able to, cope with  school matters as they are.  It will not. be out of place to here, remark that our rural high  and superior schools at the recent midsummer. examinations  showed just as good as the city schools. This speaks well for  the class of teachers which the trusteee are able to engage.  Some people are attempting to take a pessimistic view rather  thaHn optimistic view of he increased attendance, but. provision will have to be! made by the various councils.  RIDGE POLICE COURT  HAS TWO GOOD SESSIONS  In the police court at Haney  on Tuesday of last week, a very  weary Willie who wanders from  Port Moody to Mission was given three months surcease from  his ramblings. Three days before, Constabe Pope had haied  him before Police Magistrate  Laity, who gave him a good lecture, and a half hour in which  to cross the Western limits of  the municipality, but the sweet  remembrance of good pies and  cakes handed out by the housewives of Maple Ridge, proved  too much, and he came back for  more, - and was again collared  by the man in blue. His next  visit to Maple Ridge will be at  least three months hence.  An eccentric rancher of Maple Ridge appeared before Magistrate Laity on Tuesday last,  charged with wilfully wounding  a two year old colt, Constable  Pope went to investigate    the  For the best job printing patron:  ize, the Abbotsforl Post. It is the only paper published for Abbotsford.  There were 50 names on the  pay roll for the month of August in Maple Ridge municipality  PORT CQQUITLAM  The City payroll for two- weeks  amounted to $790  The Sabulite Powder works pro-  duceo about .two tons of powder per  ���������day.  Aid O'Hanley has ootaineda commission'in the 104th regiment and  has gone to .Victoria to attend the  schdbl for Officers. *  W: D. F. Godwin well known in  Port Coquitlam has also been appointed to a commission in the 104th  regiment.  Rev. C. S. Yates of Abbotsford has  been appointed vicar of St Catherine's Church  Aid Weicher expects, to move to  his ranch at Nicomen shortly  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  Tr information regarding the farm and fruit lands of  ra, the district, and industries already established,  J  what might happen if he took  any action in the matter. Next  morning the officer went back  carrying a magic- blue paper.  The rancher saw him coming,  stable hid himself  and horse  in a near by barn and awaited  At 8 p.m . the fugitive  where he is sure to get the best of attention. He is removed  either to the Vancouver General Hospital or to the Royal Columbian Hospital at New Westminster, and remains there during his rL^g  illness. The Mission municipality will be Immediately! notified creeping^ of the woods  that he.is m the-hospital. This notification is the same as We and wag ^romr)tlv pounced up-  expert you to pay his hospital bill' as he does not appear to .   _���������A *,     -cSL ���������^ ������i^_  have;.any.money at present. The sick must be cared for, and  while the members of the council may demur yet eventually the  bill is.paid* The hospital is a grand institution and it might not  * be long;before one of the settlers of Mission, who was not.able  to. pay, would be removed to the hospital. For this person the  municipality, as per the regular custom, pays for, and takes the  chance of the party paying the council again. The council wishes to keep in good standing with the hospital at all times.  A case similar to the above happened in Maple Ridge recently.  A transient came along and after remaining a short time he became sick; was removed to the hospital the council agreeing to  pay. for one month. He died and the bill was sent to the municipality to pay. A resolution was passed for the payment of the  bill. ��������� But the question arises why should Maple Ridge pay that  bill? It is a delicate matter to deal-with. We believe it is up  to the provincial government to recompense the municipality in  his case and similar cases in the various municipalities. The  government cares for the occupants of the Mental Hospital, why  not the temporary sick, who are without means?  A similar question came up some months ago when the fran-  quille Sanitarium made, its appeal to the various municipalities  of the province. The council boards in most cases expressed regret that they were unable to assist a deserving institution but it  was not within their means to do so. In many cases it was agreed  that the municipality would donate towards patients from their  own municipaliy.  The provincial government might very well take this matter  up with the various municipaities so that recompense might be  made for all such cases. In the absence of government aid a  "number of municipalities are now levying one mill on the ratepayers under the heading.of health, thus making provision for  hospital cases.'  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.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing: Shop  Old Creamery Bldg Abbotsford  on and captured. He paid $15.  35 for his fun. The horse was  only slightly injured by a few  pellets of No. 3 shot .  SUEmc'^H^^^BOPMB^^  Mr. R. C.Abbott, formerly .of the  Eraser Valley Development- is sueing  the League for wages and- expenses.  The total amount of Mr. Abbot's  claim is $320.85.���������$125,85 expenses  and $195 wages.      ,  The representatives of the League  being sued are Reeve L. E. Marmont.  of Coquitlam, president of the League  j W. Cunningham, secretary and  Messrs C.H. Stuart-Wade and James  Allen of Burnaby, members of the  finance committee.'  RE-UNION  OF A.  O.  U.  W.  The attendance at the public schools of the Fraser Valley is on  the increase. There are more pupils in attendance at the  schools than there was this time last year, and the tendency appears to be towards the higher education afforded in our high  and superior schools. Mission City opened its high school this  term with 44 pupils on the roll; Matsqui has a good large attendance; Abbotsford has more pupils than last year; Mt. Lehman  is taking up high school work for the first time; Maple Ridge has  two schools taking up high school work, one at Haney and the  other at the old Maple Ridge school. These are a few instances  of the increased attendance in these schools, others could be  mentioned. It might be pointed out that when Mission City  the first place in the Fraser Valley outside of the coast cities and  Chilliwack started to take up high school work, there was some  doubt as to the success of such an undertaking, and pupils were  solicited to attend from outside points in order to make up the  number, but now there are probably a dozen schools in the Fraser Valley that can boast of giving the pupils of the district a little better than the public school work. This is our boast and  pur pride, and makes the various points all the more attractive  for new settlers upon the land, now that the movement has so  increased during the past year. And while the cost of education  in the various municipaities may be much higher, there is no  question but it will eventually attract, a much better class of  settler for the future. Education is not everything, but it tends  towards the future success of the country.    It also shows that lij  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  ���������;���������a \^  , ��������� **v,-        *      T+  , Phone Connection. Mission City 1  towards the future success of the country.    It also shows iaai\^ [Ji  the men who have this matter in their hands are abreast of the) BlBfHlMwiBiawisiBiHiMiafBlgfensiaiBiaiMSi j  At the last regular meeting of, the  Maple Leaf Lodge No 17 Saturday  the 28th. in the Dale Hall, Hammond  the following Past Masters wero present: ..v - -  E. W. Beckett; J. Blaney, N. Carte's, J. C. McFarlane. J. J. Wilson. J.  M. Dale, E. Pope, A. L. Lazenby, L.  G. Rayner. W. J. Morrison, R. J.  Chapman ,  The Worshipful Master asked the  following Past Masters to take the  offices far the evening:  PM���������Bro. Blaney.  Foreman���������Bro.  Beckett.  Overseer-���������Bro. Dale.  Guide���������Bro. CaTfter.  Treas.���������Bro. Lazenby.  Fin. Sec���������Bro. Pope.  Watchman���������Bro.   Wilson  The past masters addressed the  ���������lodge after the usual business, and a  most enjoyable evening was spent.  The meeting closed at 10:30  The above meeting was in the nature of a re-union on the twenty-  third anniversary.  Nothing will  . _      _. "add more to  the. pleasure of ,the friends and kinsfolk  at home, i'   ���������  I  'HE ROYAL STUDIO  tfBOBTScFOR������  mmfflMMMi  s  i  J. H. JONES  Funeral Director  K  S  5  S  1  w  lee me now about that Insurance  I have a large and splendid supply of  Raspberry Canes for sale at low prices.  Finest quality.  L  'Abbotsford  vfl  I'few k  THE ABBOTSFORD POST! ABBOTSFORD, B  ./������  DEMAND FOK 1 RUIT KEEN  Housewives with visions of the  ' coming winter when .rreah fruit will  be conspicuous by its absence, raided the'fruit sections of the city market on Friday morning with designs  on the plum, pruns and pear supplies  and as a result of this unusual activity the trading in these commodities was exceptionally brisk. , Fortunately-there was a fair supply on  Land and although the pears woto,  slightly over ripened tr.ey were ost\-'  mated "good enough' for preserving  purposes, and the same thing applied  to the plums and prunes. -To all intents and purposes the plum and  prune market will be dead after this  week and apples will be the big factor,in the fruit row'henceforth.   - '  A pleasing feature of the' market  from the point of view of the producer at least, was the stiffening in  the price of eggs. No    difficulty  whatever was experienced by farmers  with case lots,, to dispose of their  stock at 37 cents, and along the row  a number of the vendors held out for  and secured 4 5������ retail.,  ' Fine lamb was a fpatmre of the  meat section but it was snaped-up  quickly by P. Burns &' Co., and as  promptly transferred to, the'.refrig-  ferators The farmer got lGtf.'for' it.  Deef and pork showed were,considerably better than usual and the cool  er weather of the past few days is re  sponsible for this. From now on the  fresh meats will be shown in better  quantities and will be a feature-;of  market inasmuch as it will not be  necessary to remove the carcasses  immediately upon arrival.    ,  .  Chickens were in strong demand  and the supply hardly sufficed, so eager were'the buyers. The price fluc-  ' tuated as usual and it seems utterly  impossible-to get an, accurate line  on this phase of the weekly market.  The price goes up and down, according, it would almost seem, to the navment  humor of the buyers who combine to | ea lor payment  force the'breeder to their price. The  young birds were obored in large  quantities and bought a quick- response from the dealers ,at 15 tf and  .16<������.     ������������������.  Potatoes took an awful slump, be-  "ing offered at almost.'any old price  without*takers. As a matter of fact  one man offered several tons at $8  but got no response. It would be  farcical to attempt to quote a price  on spuds just now as"there were no  sales recorded at the maket, not  for some weeks past.  The following were the prices.   .  Poultry  - Ducks old  ,live  weight  13 #  to  14 #  Ducks, young live weight 15<* to 16<J  Hens  -Htf to 14^  Young Roostes'--.....-   14tf  to  16tf  V '''���������,-     ��������� Fruit-     '  '- Blackberries'4-5 per crate  -..$2.00  .Apples, per sack .' .'....: ���������...:. $1.00  Pears, -per  box   ......'75^  Plums, per 20-lb crate ....30tf to 60tf  " Italians Prunes, 20 lbs"~'~30<J. to 50tf  Logan berries, per crate ....:.'..' $1.35  Vegetables        ���������        1   .-  New Potatoes, per sack .:..v.-.-..~90<J  Potatoes, per ton  - -$14  Green Peas, 8  lbs for  :25tf  New Beets, 3 bunches  -5tf  Celery,.per bunch 5������  Lettuce, 2 bunches for 5tf  Onions, 3 bunches for 5<J  Radishes, 3. buches for 5������  Cabbage;   head    $J  Spinach, per lb  -- *?  New Beets, 3 bunches ..." - 5<*  Cucumbers,  2-for  :  5?  about $40tf or $500 lost revenue  the government collecting the  taxes while it is,claimed that  HrZrTsSs7Bea'ch..":r::...:.o"5 the Maple Ridge, council keep  '   ' up the roads. The council have  it is understood complied with,  Turnips, 2 bunches  .' 5tf  Carrots, 2 bunches : .- 5tf  Green Corn, per dozen  15������  Cucumbers pickling per  basket' 10#  Eggs riad Butter  Eggs, retail    ?0f  Eggs, wholesale  37#  Butter, per lb   ' 35������  Butter,   wholesale,   per   lb    300  Wholesale Meat  Steer Beef carcass  , ......Ill/n4  Beef, hindquarters 12# to 12.%0  Beef, i'orequarters  ^>Vz4  Pork, per lb 10* to 11*  Veal No. 1 pec lb  13* to 15%tf  Veal, large,'per lb  10* to 12*  Mutton    :��������� 12*   to- 14J  Spring Lamb  15* to 16*  Fish  Cohoes,  per   lb    .-.- 10*  Spring Salmon, 2 lbs  2o������;  Spring Salmon,, 3   lbs  25*  Herring,   3   lbs    .-25*  Steelhead,   per  i W  Smelts,  per  lb    \H  Whiting, per.,1b ������������������-��������� 10 J,  Halibut, per lb  12 1-2*  Sturgeon,, per   lb    W  Codfish,  par  lb    10f  White Salmon, per lb  ���������-������*  Steelhead,  per  lb   -12 k  MAPLE RIDGE COUNCIL  A communication was read  from the Royal Columbian hospital re the account, of the deceased T.,H. Morrison, The  council had agreed to pay for  one month but the patient was  not in'a fit condition to remove  He was not a resident of Maple  Ridge except for; a very short  time before he became sick.  On motion of. Couns. Ansell  and Dale the account was pass-  The question of relief came  up1 and on motion of Couns.  Ansell and' Dale a motion was  passed stating that those who  .were in need arid owned property in the municipality could get  relief temporarily from council  by signing a note for supplies  received. The reeve and Constable Pope were instructed to  investigate all such cases and  .where they found assistance  necessary-   ..-..'.   ;���������  A communication was also  read from-Premier McBride re  the western boundary of the  municipality, which did not ap-  pear,to meet with the approval  of the council,, one councillor  remarking that the answer was  really placing them in a position that was *a step backward'.  The premier "stated in his letter that the matter would have,  his attention^ When the council visited the premier at Victoria in 1914 the members of  the council thought it was all  settled and that the extension  of the line would be made at  once. The council are how out  $600 fighting for their rights in  this matter, besides the loss of  all the requirements in the matter. The solicitor will take up  the matter with a' view of having the provincial government  carry out its promises.  .It might also be mentioned  that the Maple'Ridge council  have been petitioned by the residents of that part to come into  the municipality, and it was on  this action that the council of  Maple Ridge first took action.  Somebody said "nigger on the  fence" but our reporter did  not appear to grasp the true  meaning, but maybe some of  our readers will.  From Heaps & Co., through  the assignee Mr. A. M. Stevenson, stating that he had received a tax notice for the first time  from Mission municipality re  taxes on the mill at Ruskin for  $291.65 and asked that consideration of this matter be made  by Maple Ridge next year in  taxing.  The council of'- course claini  that Mission has-no right to  tax the mill, as it is attached  to property that is taxed in Maple Ridge  According to the Dairy Industry Act, 1914,  "No person shall cut or pack dairy butter into  blocks, squares or prints and wrap such blocks  squares or* prints in parchment paper unelss  the said parchment paper is printed or branded with the words "dairy butter" ;  The word "Choice" may be used in addition.  WE PRINT BUTTER PAPERS IN LARGE OR  SMALL QUANTITIES,    AT RIGHT PRICES  MAPLE RIDGE  ' A superior school has been started  at Haney, and for the present the  municipal- hall' is being used: There  is a class of about 20, pupils-made up  of high school pupils and entrance  pupils.  The superior school on the ridge  has some twenty pupils .in attendance  taking up the first and second year  work.    v        ���������'''".  ��������� At the Red Cross-concert held in  the agricultural hall'on Friday evening last some $60.00 was the net  proceeds.  l'^*C  m  %  LABOR BAY IN MISSION  WAS A GRAND SUCCESS  The baseball game for the  Haddad Cup ' between - Stave  Falls and the Deroche boys was  a good one, showing that botli  were well matched and both  knew how to play the game and  get some fun out' of it at the  time/ '. Tlie following is the  team for the Stave Falls team::  " Catcher, Marcotte, Pitch er.  Bryce; 1st Base, Fitch; 2nd  Base, Bryan; 3rd Base, Lough-  eed; Short stop, Barnett; R. F  Dagan; C. P.'; Noble; L. F.,  Murphy.  For Deroche: Pitcher, Snod-  grass; Catcher, Baldwin; 1st. B  Glencott; 2nd B. Michael; 3rd  B., Hill; S. S., Gustas; R. F.,  Hogan; C. F. Nanthrup; L. ��������� F.  Deroche.  At the close of the game the  score stood 8 to 4, in favor of  the Stave Falls team.  After the' inscription of the  ���������winners, on the cup it will be  forwarded to them'-.-Stave Falls  keeps the cup for a year, or until won from them.  I  flit  That was Napoleon's formula for success, and  it merely meant foresight and knowledge.  If you would provide yourself with good luck  in your daily life, read the advertisements, and  take adavantage of the. information live merchants Give you in regard to their merchandize.  You will find valuable and many saving points  in the advertising columns.  The sports were carried off at  the same time as the football  and baseball matches.  100 yds. girls: 1st N. Lock;  2nd, C. McLean; 3rd, M. E. Taylor.  Sack Race, Boys: 1st C. Taylor; 2nd F. Appleby; 3rd, L.  Hughes.  Girls' Race: 1st, A. Williams  2nd G. Abbott; 3rd, E. McRae;  4th R. Hurd.  Three-Legged Race, Girls: 1  M. Elliot and C. McLean; 2nd.  N. Lock and Z. Routhier.  Three-Legged, Boy's: - 1st S.  Aves and-K. Abbott; 2nd, A. Mc  Lean and- S. Tunbridge.  Sack Race, Girls: 1st N. Lock  2nd L. Gibbard'; 3rd. L. Hurd.  100 Yards. Ladies: 1st, Pauline Jones; 2nd, S. Laxton; 3rd.  M. Taylor.  100 yards, Boys: 1st D. Stanton; 2nd E. Dann.  150 yards, Men: 1st, Fitch;  2nd,~C. Snodgrass;  Girls' Race, Infants:' 1st   E  McRae;  2nd, I. Fountain.e;, E.  Lock.  Boys Race: 1st C. Fountame;  2nd/C. Moorehouse; 3rd, Dom  Brealey   ,  Echoes  ���������The music'was so sweet the  boys and girls could not leave  it to, go and race, and not all  the races were pulled off.  The umpire "was a good fellow and had seen a baseball  match before and knew how to  give decisions.  Watson could not race as he  could not find another fat man  his size on the grounds.  "Old Sport" caught somebody  who did not pay to go in at the  gate..  That Mr..Harry Judd looked  after the boys and girls at the  swings in a manner which gave  all a merry good time.  Lots of ice cream was sold  even if it was not July.  - Some would like to have the  Labor Day. set aside and have  the big celebration on the 1st  of July.  iDa&i{6cOT8K*iijiii������  SHiiiiiiilil  fiiilBPBI  These are features in our  -Vancouver offices.' It will'pay.  you to have your dental work  ' done in Vancouver. Allrwork  guaranteed for ten year.  EXAMINATIONS FREE  illililli  i ��������� g.fcifc ��������� f' i wrtJMBl72ffi*Mflmffiij|1i VfliVn j  it^NC"0,y\^R*R������  MISSION   FERRY   SERVICE  Across the Fraser River at Mission  At a meeting of the Labor  Day Committee held today it  was decided to through the columns of this pappr to thank all  who took part in the parade on  Monday especially the teachers and pupils who turned out  iu such large numbers; also the  judges for the able manner m  which they handled their part  of the programme; and also the  speaker    FOREST FIRES  Forest fires are unnecessary, are  nearly always the result of carelessness, and may wipe out in an hour  what nature has taken hundreds of  years to create.  They destroy existing forests.  They destroy the possibility of  future forests. '     \  e ���������  They destroy a great market lor  labor. >  They destroy homes. '������������������-.���������������������������"  They destroy prosperity.  They destroy lives. ;.:  Don't start a forest-fire.  Leave  Matsqui  Week Days  m. '    7:20 a. m.  m. 8.00 a. m.  m. 8:40 a. m.  9:20 a. m.  10:00 a m.  10.40 a. m.  11:20 a. m.  11.45 a. m.  1:20 p. m.  2:00 p. m.  2:40 p. m.  3:20 p. m.  4:00 p. m.  4:40 p. m.  5:20 p. m.  5.45 p. m.  7:00 p. m.  Sundays  0 a. in. 8:30 a. m.  0 a. m. 9:30 a. m.  0 a. m. 10.30 a. m.  0 a. m. '         11:20 a. m.  0 a. m. 11:45 a. m.  Op. in.' "1:30 p. m.  0 p. m. 2:30 p. m.  Op. m. 3:30 p. m,_  0 p. m. 4:30 p. m.  0 p. m. ..';...'  5:20 p. m.  Op. m. 5.45 p. m.  0 p. m. 7:00 p. m.  Leave  Mission  7:00 a.  7:40 a  8:20 a.  9:00 a. m.  9:40 a. m.  10:20 a. m.  11:00a. m.  11:40 a. m.  1:00 p. m.  1:40 p m.  2:20 p. m.  3:00 p. m.  3:40 p. m.  4:20 p. m.  5:00 p. m.  " 5:40 p. m.  6:50 p. m.  8:0  9:0  10:3  11:0  11:4  1:0  2:0  3:0  4:0  5:0  5:4  6:5  \  ��������� # THE ABBOTSFORD POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. C.  ^*r������t -J*.   ry ������������������-;*���������������������������������*��������� ��������� ,jr  PATRIOTIC  PARADE  'It won't rain to-day' was the  remark of many citizens of Mission on Monday morning last  on first looking out of the window, and neither did it rain to  bother many from going to the  grounds in the afternoon, consequently there was a good  crowd at the sports,- all of them  enjoying, the clay.  The 6th Regiment D. C. 0. R.  arrived on the ten o'clock train  and from that moment on there  was' something doing to the  close of the sports in the evening when a short respite was  taken before the dance began  at 9 o'clock. The dancers kept  it up until four o'clock in the  morning.  Under the guidance of Messrs  E. Hickling and W. N. Mathew-  son assited by the teachers of  the public and high school the  pupils were lined up on Railway Street headed by Mr. J. A.  Lampard the standard bearer of  the day the procession headed  by the band, were guided along  Washington Street to Home  Avenue, turning and again  marching along Washington to  James Street followed up Railway Avenue to Grand and Wash  ington where a halt was made  and the three rooms which in  the opinion of the judges were  deserving of the prize were a-  gain asked to march past the  Canadian Bank of Commerce  where the-judges were stationed,, thus .passing inspection  three times. AH were then  lined up in front of the bank  the winning class,.' the high  school pupils, facing the judges  and. the speaker.  Mr. Weatherdon on behalf of  the judges presented the large  flag;. He said it was a simple  and'important duty, he was asked ;tol'.perform and he trusted  thej boys and girls appreciated  the .flag of the British Empire  and all that.it meant to us at  the~ present. time. After complimenting ,them upon their ex  good for the length of time they  had been in training that they  had attained such a degree of  precision in marching. He was  of opinion that Miss Ports-  nioutlVs class deserved praise  for their, precision as did also  the pupils of Mr Moore and the  boys of the O. M. I., the two latter being the other two that  were close winners for the prize  Miss Baker, the, teacher of  the high school was then called  upon for a speech, and in a few  weJl chosen words stated that  it was an agreeable surprise for  her and her pupils. She was  glad that they had done so well  Mr J. A. Tupper chairman of  the Labor Day Committee then  introduced the speaker, Rev.  Father Rohr of the 0. M. I.  "Children of Misson City and  gentemen Ladies and Gentlemen" said the speaker, "I. am  very proud to . be chosen to  make, a patriotic speech to you  I have been a resident of Mission City for sixteen years. I  am proud that there is so much  patriotism among the people of  Mission City. You are just as  patriotic as any other part 'of[  the country; During the great  danger to the Empire you have  sent 80 boys, from here to defend the Empire and they have  gone of their own will without  any compulsion. There is nothing greater than to sacrifice  one's self in defence of your  country. With such sacrifice as  the people of. Canada has given  British Columbia shall never be  come as Belgium, :���������under the  German rule. That will never  happen. The Kaiser arid his  infernal legion will never conquer the Allies who will drive  them back and conquer Germany. Long live Alsace-Lorraine. Down with the kaiser!"  How About Your  A FIRM IS OFTEN JUDGED  BY-ITS STATIONERY. WHY  HAVE CHEAP PRINTING  WHEN WHEN YOU CAN  GET NEAT PRINTING DONE  ON GOOD   PAPER   AT THIS  office, almost as cheap  as plain paper. bring in  y;ur orders for  Letter Heads, Envelopes,  tatements, __  While riding a horse at Mr.  Roberts' place little Harry Taylor fell off the horse and hurt  his face.    He is recovering nic-  AS THIS PLANT IS THE ONLY UP-TO-DATE PLANT IN  THE DISTRICT ORDERS CAN  BE FILLED WHETHER   BIG  OR SMALL, AND AT PRICES  AS REASONABLE AS IN   THE  CITIES JUST AS GOOD AS  WORK TOO.   IF YOU HAVE  A LARGE  IT  CAN BE DONE  AT THIS  OFFICE ON SHORT NOTICE.  HAVE THE FRASER VALLEY RECORD  TO YOUR FRIENDS.   $1.00 Per Year.  SENT  Printer and Publisher  CITY, B.C.  cellent marching,   which   wasj.ely.  ������  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages,  Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.    Fish every Thursday  ������ea������;  8  33SBQ  WMfflTl  a*������iMsi*!������>a*m^mimmii  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|  ���������.-   -1     '���������'   Kama  BORN���������To Mr. and Mrs. R.  H. Williams Pine Grove on Sept  1st a daughter, at the home of  Mrs. Copeland;  Among the guests at the  Alexandria Hotel at Huntingdon this week were: Mr. M. E.  Marsh, Mission' City; T. C.  Groves, Aldergrove; A. B. Noble, Vancouver; J. E}. White,  Vancouver, E. m'. Turner New  Westminster.  ..The Sumas council meeting  willappear in our next issue.  Reeve Elliptt who has been  on the sick list is now able to  attend the council meetings and  is very much improved in his  health.  Plum Paper for sale at this  office.  News of Red Gross Activities  fe  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.  ^i  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 Qt lives, besides preventing  a multitude of a/uputations. The  maintenance of such a large fleet of  cars requires numerous workshops  and an extensive personnel of mechanics and a clerical staff. The cost  of the Red Cross Motor Ambulance  Dept. is nearly $25,000 a week.  HUGH McBRIDE  General Blacksmith  And Horseshoer  MISSION COUNCIL MEETS  From the W. C. P. Co.. re  taxes on the S. W. 1-4 of S. 31  T. 18 owned by Peter Belargp  and a letter from the Department of Interior, which latter  states that the land "is still under the control of the dominion  government".  From E. H. Heaps & Co., Ltd.  through Mr. A. M. Stevenson,  enclosing $291.65 for taxes on  the Ruskin Mill, which is situated on the Stave River in the  Mission municipality according  to the decision of the assessor  for Mission for the present year  PRIVATE  GRADUATE NURSE  Terms  Moderate.  Mrs. Bateman,  Abbotsford, B. C.  e  The Key tc the  If you are looking .tor ��������� ettuateee*  a QlasalfMTWant Ad. Is ������ho hey  whtoh will unload tho door to tho  (trlvato offlo* of th������ bualnaoe inan.  H������ Is too busy to Inforvlew all  promiscuous ocJIoro, but you cart  oatoh his' attention and soouro  an a'bpatntmant toy a M6!tuatton  Wanted" ad.  FOR SALE~Ono of the best  Business Sites "in the , busy  city of Abbotsford. Apply to  H. C. FRASER, Suswap Ave.,  Salmon Arm, B. C.    .  "ROUGH ON RATS", clears out Rata  Mice, etc. Don't Die in-the House.  15c and 25c, at Drug and Country  Stores.  THE NON-ADVERTISER  A hen is not supposed to have  Much  common  sense  or  tact,  Yet every time she lays an egg  She 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 and robins 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.  Mr. Nels Lougheed reeve of  Maple Ridge knew nothing a-  bout his appointment as organizer for the prohibitionist party in Dewdney until three days  after his appointment. He was  not present at the meeting.  Robson Bros.  Poultry Tonic  ���������and���������  Lice Powder  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  3 New Tables Just Added  Laundry Agency in Connection  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.

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