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 ,  With which is incorporated- "The Huntingdon Star"  Vol. VIII., No. .23  ABBOTSFORD,   B, C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1914  $1.00 per Year  (T  *X  X,  That's what you pay. for and that's what you get  dealing' with us.    We will   always make   it  a point to (secure the best the market    can    supply    us   in  by  . Prompt and careful delivery service   to   all-  ."''���������������������������..                           .<  -.- ^.���������'--..i-..-.'.:..,parts,-of:to.w.n.   , ��������� ..������������������  The Pioneer Store  ABBOTSFOROSUMAS FALL EXHIBITION  Prize List, 1914  DIVISION A���������HORSES,  Heavy Draft, 1500 Lbs. and Upwards  Class 1st. ���������  2nd.  1. Stallion    $5.00  $3.00  2. Brood mare, with foal at foot 10,00     3.00  (1st prize donated by Henderson & Son  Abbotsford Hotel)  3. Colt, two years, gelding or filly ....  3.00    2.0 0  4. Colt, one year, gelding or filly .^.   3.00    2.00  5. Suckling foal -...."...". : _ 10.00     2.00  (1st prize- donated by Henderson &  Son,  Abbotsford  Hotel)  6.    Team harnessed to wagon, vaule 10.00  (1st Prize donated by B. J. Gernaey,  New Westminster.)'  Agricultural���������Over 1100 lbs and under ISOOlbs  7. Stallicn " _ $5.00   $3.00  8. Brood mare, with foal at foot .1  5.00     3.00  9. Colt, two years, gelding or filly .... 3.00    2.00  10. Colt, "one year, gelding or filly ....  3.00' 2.00  11. Suckling foal  _  3.00 2.00  12. Team, harnessed to wagon    5.00 3.00  13. Single horse or mare in harness to  democrat    ,   5.00    3.00  Driving  14. Stallion     5.00 3.00  15. Brood mare, with foal at  foot   5.00 3.00  16. Colt, two years, gelding-oar filly .... 3.0.0 2.00  17. Colt, one year, gelding or filly ...... 3.00'. 2.00  18. Suckling foal  3.00 2.0 0  1.9. Team,  harnessed to rig - 5.00 3.00  iJU. Single horse or mare, in harness to  buggy  5.00    3.00  21. Saddle horse (under saddle)   ��������� 3.00    2.00  SPECIAL  22. Best Suckling colt, any breed   5.00  (Prize donated  by  ;r.  J.  Sparrow,  Abbotsford Feed Store)  DIVISION B��������� CATTLE  Holstein and   Grades  Class  : 1st.    2nd.  1. Bull, purebred, 2'yrs. unci upwards $5.00  $3.00  2. Bull, pure bred, under tw o years....  3.00    2.00  ��������� 3.  Cow, any age .............._....���������.   3.00    2.00  4. Heifer, two years old .���������......���������.-  2.00    1.00  ((-ontinued from Pa,ge Three)  GEO. BERNEnU HAS  PSSEOTO  It is our"sacU'juty to chronicle the  imtimoly death "of Mr. .Geo.' Burncau  known among his friends as "Silvoiv.  Tips", .on. Monday- evening at the  Sumas hospital, Jwhither he had boon  taken on Saturday last, he having  succumbed to the nervous shock received which was the cause of his  removal to the hospital.  The funeral was held on Thursday  morning at 10:30 at the English,  church. The remains were followed  to the last resting place by a large  number of friends, of the deceased.  The proprietors of the Abbotsford Iio  tel where the deceased has made his  home for a nur^ber of years donated  beautiful  floral   decorations.  Always presenting a cheerful appearance the deceased who has resided in Abbotsford for a number of  years, made many .friends, but none  could converse with him long without  realizing that' his life was clouded  with a great' sorrow, although none  were told any of his troubles. He  was a native of Ireland and was in  all probability- educated for a better  and nobler career but the great sorrow broke him down and his one  aim appeared ;to try and forget the  past but,too overcome to start life  anew.    He had tried but failed.  The deceased carries with him to  his lastresting .place the respect of  all" who "-'we're intimately acquainted  with him, and all mourn.  J  PRIZE LISTS TO BE  HAD FOR THE ASKING  Mr. F. C. Wiggins the hardworking-  secretary of    the    Abbotsford-Sumas  Agricultural Association,  wishes    to  let  it be  generally  known that the  Prize Lists and entry forms for the'  coming big fair on Friday,  Septem-'  ber 18th can be had by applying to  Mr.  Barrett at the post office.      As  will be seen the time is very short in  which to make preparations, so a'ntici  pate events and secure your prize list  at the earliest possible time.  The prize list has been published  in this paper and also the Mission  paper and' has been pretty well made  known throughout this part of the  Valley and it is up to the members  of the town and the home district to-  put up the best exhibition possible  The list is again published.  HAPPILY WEDDED |   : ;���������_���������  c  Cupid Scores  Again |  At New Westminster, on August  29th by the Rev. W. W. Abbott, Mr.  ���������Henry N. Firth to Miss Mabel Yorke  eldest daughter of Mr. and'Mrs. Thos  Yorke of Huntingdon, B. C.  KITCHNER'SAPPEAL TO MEN  OF BRITAIN HAS A MOST  ,  LOYAL RESPONSE  FROM WITNES BOX TO DOOM  Events ih the Matsqui murder mystery, of last spring, took a sensational turn yesterday afternoon, says the  New Westminster daily Columbian,  when Ragmal, the Hindu at the trial  of the" Knudsens, father and son, was  the chief witness for the crown, ap-,  peared before Magistrate Clute .charged directly with the murder. of Si-  bou, the Hindu whose charred remains were found in the woods near  Aldergrove. .Ragmal now stands  committed for trial, at the next.criminal assizes.  ���������At the trial the Knudsens refused  to make any statement. and on account, of certain .information reaching the provincial police, .it was decided to stop proceedings .and the  case wastraversed'to the next1 assizes  This was some months ago arid during the interim, Mr. J. E. Green,  chief detective of the Attorney-General's department, has been diligently  working-on the case . and following  certain" clues .with ,the -result that a  considerable array of evidence has  been .gathered ..against <Ragmal.  "���������   The two Knudsens have >been languishing   in  jail . since  their  arrest,  London, Sept. 1���������The.first.100,000  recruits who responded, to' Lord Kirch  ener's appeal have gone into training  in various part, of the country and  men now are,.' enrolling -at> a much  quicker rate for the second, 100,000  "In London alone 10,000 men join  ed the colors in the last two days  while the response ��������� in. the provinces  has been equally gratifying In'.Birmingham,-where the recruiting is par  ticularly brisk, the lord mayor, Col-  Ernest. Martineau, has resigned, his  office and voluteered for., foreign service."  Sir Edward .Carson, the Ulster Unionist leader," has called'a. meeting of  the leaders of the Ulster volunteer  force for., Thursday.'  The following summary, of the operations of'the Russian army will  make clearer the situation1 on the  eastern frontier of Germany and Austria at this time.  There are four main-theatres of  war, two concerning'the'German and  two the Austrian army. Taking them,  in order from the Baltic: to Bukovlna,  there is the\first-Russian advance on  East Prussia. This has probably been  the least'opposed because-of the two  German'routes. It-is the most distant approach to Berlin.  A Russian,advance imight, therefore, be expected, though it was not  expected to be so rapid.  The sceond . sphere, of operations  has been1 the.advance of;the Warsaw,  army on the .frontiers of the .Prussian  province'of Posen]. Here is the .short  est Russian'- route '.to;.Berlin." and its  first and most important, natural obstacle, a network of lakes and marshes.seem to.have been surmounted already, but the Russian progress in  this direction cannot be piished much  being held without bail.    It, is stated  that  in all  proba.bility,jbaiI  will j further .until .Russian success is as  rsured in the third operation  Abbotsford will send a large contingent over to Mission City to help  celebrate Labor Dey in that town on  Monday, September 7th. Several local horsemen have given the assurance that they will take their horseo  over for the day to enter them in the  races being held there. Two, and  possibly three runners and two harness horses will make the trip to tho  Strawberry Metropolis. Mission City  is putting on a splendid card of  sports in addition to the races, an:;  the committee there in charge promise to take good care of all visitors. - *  GET  THE FAMILY  PHOTOGRAPH  The Royal Studio, of which Mr-.  Stanley is the proprietor, reports busi  ness particularly good in the photographic line during the past several  weeks. :  He is making, preparations'to receive the large number of people who  are to visit the big fair, he having  already made arrangements to photograph several families on that day  all members of the family attending  the fair. Now ,is the time to ma';o  arrangements for a family grouping  on that day.   ���������:..'������������������.  Another restaurant is being opened  up in the building occupied by tho  Commercial Hotel, a section of'tin  premises having recentlyl been fitted  up for the purpose.  now be arranged, as the police are  confident that 'they have the "dope"'  on Ragmal.  The accused Hindu ��������� was brought  down from the provincial jail,where.  he has ben held as a material witness  by Chief Constable Stevenson yesterday, and when informed, of the charge  to be laid against him, collapsed in  his chair and had to be forced into'  his seat in the court room. While the  case was proceeding Ragmal sat  with his shoulders drooping. and a'  hunted, frightened, look in his eyes,  and in less than an hour after hearing lhe charge, was transformed.from  a strong hearty rhan into a physical  and mental wreck.  The particulars of the murder were  particularly revolting. Sibou, the  victim was an influential Hindu living  at Aldergrove and was reputed to be  wealthy.  Kis sudden disappearance last autumn excited no littel comment from  his fellow countrymen and a search  resulted in the charred remains of  a , body; being found in the woods  near Aldergrove.  Evidence was adduced to show he  had been lured into the woods and  struck down^ the body afterwards  being burned. Suspicion pointed to  the Knudsens,- mainly through the  evidence of Ragmal and their arrest  followed.  The mills of the Abbotsford Timber and Trading company are running full blast, after having recently  shut down for several days to effect  necessary repairs to their plant. .  The football team will hold a reorganization meeting in a few days  to prepare plans for the coming season. Date of meeting and particul-  arlP%ill be announced later.  A carload of prize cattle comprising sixteen head of Red Pollen passed  through town on Thursday on their  way to the Vancouver exhibition. The  cattle are from an Oregon farm and  their owner is making a circuit of  the exhibitions throughout the west  The third/sphere is'in/.the south of  Russian Poland, "where'a :large Aust-  ro-Hungariah force", acting under Ger  man directions, has taken.the offensive over a wide' front, -and 'last week  seems to have obtained a considerable  victory at.;Krasnik.      Pushing on, another battle was 'fought    at    Lubin,  where-the Russian, claim to'have won  The fortunes of war-, in this field  are of special importance, because  sufficient Austro-Hungarian successes  would cut the Russian liines of communication through Poland and so in  terfere with all.,progress towards Ber  lin  The fourth theatre of war is still  further-to the east, where the Russians have invaded . Galicia and are  striking at Lembe'rg Success in this  region is hot as important for the-  main strategy as the others, but it  should have considerable.moral effect  on the Austrian Slavs, particularly  the Ruthenians and Slavonians  London, Sept .2.'���������"Never, mind  whether they know anything about  drill. It doesn't matter if they don't  know their right foot from their left  Teach them how to shoot and do it  quickly.,,���������Lord  Kirchener.  Havre, Sept 2.��������� (By George Ren-  wick)���������It can be stated with confidence that the allies are drawing a  net in which the Prussians will be  caught and will perish.  So much, I think, I may be permitted to say. The brains ..of the allied  armies are not at rest. They consider what is beyond to-morrow.  They are making sure that the future  holds no surprises.  Mr. J, E. Beckett,.- Crown Timber  Agent for the Dominion Government,  was an official visitor to Abbotsford  Wednesday and. Thursday morning.  Mrs. Boyd gave another of her enjoyable teas at her home on Thursday  afternoon. A large number of the  ladies took advantage of the opportunity to spend a' pleasant social  hour with their hostess.  fc ^  THE ABBOTSFORb POST, ABBOTSFORD, B. 6.  THE ABBOTSFORD POST.  Published Every Friday by Tlie Post Publishing Company  A weekly Journal devoted to the interests of Abbotsford and district  Advertising  rates  made   known   on   application  Our   Shibboleth���������Neither   for   nor   agin'   the   Government  FRIDAY,  SEPTEMBER  4th,  1914  FULL DETAILS OF LAST  CONFERENCE IStiFOJtIS WAR  London, Aug. 27���������The British for  , eign  office  issued  in  the  form   of a  white  paper tho  report  of  Sir  William Goeschcn, the former ambassador at Berlin, on the rupture of diplo  .  matic relations with Germany.  The report is dated August tlie 8  and says that in accordance with instructions of August 4, from Sir Edward Grey, secretary of state i'or foreign, afiiairs, the ambassador called  on the German secretaary of state',  ' Gottletb von Jagow. He inquired  whether Germany would refrain from  violating Belgian neutrality.  "Herr von Jagow," tho report con  tiuues, "at once replied  that he was  sorry to say his answer must be 'no'  as German troops having crossed the  frontier  that  morning  Belgian  neutrality had been violated.    Herr von  .   Jagow  again  went into  the  reasons  why the imperial    government    had  been obliged to'take this step, namely  that they had to advance into France  ' by the quickest and easiest way, so  as to be able to get well ahead with  , their  operations  and     endeavor    lo  strike some decisive blow as early as  possible.  "It was a matter of life and death  for them, as if they had gone by tho  most southern route, they could not  not- have, hoped, in vie.w of the paucity of the roads and the strength of  ..the fortresses to have gone through  without formidable opposition, entail  ing.great loss of-time.  "This, loss of time would mean a  gain by the Russians for bringing up  their troops to the German frontier.  Rapidity of action was the great German asset, while that of Russia was  the inexhaustible supply of troops.  "I pointed out .to Herr von Jagow  that this violation of the Belgian fron  tier rendered as he would readily understand, ' the situation exceedingly  grave, and I asked him whether there  : still, was not time to draw back and  avoid- posible "consequences which  both he and I would deplore.  "He replied that for-reasons he had  given me', it was now impossible for  him to draw back."  The  British ambassador went    to  the foreign office again the same afternoon   and irformed  the secretary  of state that.unless the impearial'g'ov  eminent could give assurances by 12  (���������'���������.���������lock  that  v.\t] r.  that  they  w-������������������������ 1-x  in cot'd no further with the violation  of the Belgian fior.tier and sto\������ thi'ir  advance,he had been instructed to demand his passports and to inform ihe  imperial government that his    majesty's government would have to take  all steps in its power to uphold neutrality of Belgium and the observance  of the treaty to which Germany was  as much a party to as Great Britain  Herr von Jagow," says the report,  "replied that to his great regret he  could give no other answer than that  which he had given me earlier in the  day, namely, that the safety of the  empire rendered it absolutely necessary that the imperial troops should  1 advance through Belgium.  "I gave his excellency a written  summary of our telegram and point  ing out that you had mentioned 12  o'clock as the time when his majesty's government would expect an  answer asked him whether in view of  the., terrible consequences which  would necessarily ensue, it was not  possible' even at that last moment  that their answer shold be reconsidered. 'He replied that if the time  given were even 24 hours or more,  his answer, must be the same.  "I said that in that case I-should  have to demand my passports.  "The interview took place about 7  o'clock. In a short conversation,  which ensued, Herr von Jagow expressed his regret at the crumbling  of his entire policy and that of the  imperial chancellor, which had been  to make friends with Great Britain  and then, through Great Britain, to  get closer to France.  "I said that this end to my work  in Berlin was to me also a matter of  deep regret and disappointment, but  that he must understand that under  the circumstances and in view of our  e ngagements, his majesty's government could not have acted otherwise  than it had done"  The ambassador then went to see  the imperial chancellor Dr. Von Be-  thmann-Hollweg, and he found him  very excited,  "The chancellor," says the n>;->orl.  "began a harangue which iastcid iv-  bout twenty minutes. He said tho .stop  had been ,so often disregarded; just  for a sera]) of paper Great Britain  was going to make war on a kindred  nation who desired nothing better  than to.be friends with her. All his  efforts in that direction had been ren  dered useless by this last terrible  slep, and the policy to which 1 know  he had devoted himself since his accession to office, was, tumbled down  like a house of cards.  "What we had done was uuthink-  ahlo. it was like striking a man  from behind while he, was lighting  for'his life against two assailants. He  held Great Britain Responsible for all  the terrible events that might happen  "I. protested strongly against this  statement and said that in the same  way as he and Herr von Jagow wished mo to understand that i'or strategic purposes it was a matter of life  or death to Germany to advance  through Belgium and violate the lat-  ter's neutrality, so .1 would wish him  to understand that it was, so to speak  a matter of life and death for the  honor of Great Britain that she  should keep her solemn engagement'  to do her utmost to defend Belgium's  neutrality if attacked. A solemn compact simply had to be kept or what  confidence could any one have in engagements by Great Britain in the  future? t  "The chacellor said, 'But at what  price will' that compact have been  kept? Has the British government  thought of that?  "J hinted to his excellency as plain  mobilized and concentrated to repel  aii invasion into Belgian territory,  could be considered as a negligible  quantity and swept aside; that by  rapid action the fortified position of  Liege, small and still on a peaceful  footing would be insufficient for the  defence of that magnificent; fortified  place.  The fortified camp of Liege with its  double line of defences was designed  by and'constructed under the direct  ion of the greatest of modern military engineers, the Belgian, General Brailmont! It has twelve , forts  surrounding the town at a distance of  live; and a half miles for the outer  line and three and a half .for the in  ner.line. The distance from one fort  to another is hot greater than 6000  yards so that the fire from the large  six inch and four inch guns mounted  in steel turrets in these forts , can  sweep the intervening country  . Forts and artillery alone cannot  prevent the advance of infantry. That  has to be done by troops. The mobile'  fortress reserve, whose task it is to  fight behind field intrenchments rap  idly constructed when and where'the  attack of the 'enemy is outlined by  his moves, is to strike. This fortress  reserve, so called, as it comprises the  troops remaining after the forts have  been manned;'' has to be of sufficient  strength t'o accomplish its task.  ,. Up to the present that fortress res  erve Avasable to do so. But it is  logic to believe that tho Germans'  sudden attack found the garrison on  a peace foting only, and the' re-on-  forcoments, which could have been  rushed to' Liege from other military centres have not been in such  numbers as to bring the garrison to  the. stength  required.  The success of tho German plan  of campaign as outlined by the moves  made up to'the present made a rapid  advance through tho valley of the  Meuse imperative, arid so the inimed  lv as 1 could that fear of consequence  could hardly be treated as an excuse  iate fall of Liege is a necessity under  for  breaking  a  solemn  engagement.  "As I was leaving he said thai the  blow of Great Britain joining Germany's enemies was all the greater  because almost up to the last moment he and his government had been  working with us and supporting our  efforts to maintain, peace between  Austria and Russia.  "I said this was part of the tragedy which saw two nations fall a-  part just at the moment when the  relations between them were more  friendly and' cordial than they had  been for years.. Unfortunately notwithstanding our efforts to maintain  peace between Austria and Russia,  war has spread and brought us face  face with a situation which entailed  pur separation from our fellow workers. He would readily understand  that- no one regretted this more than  I."  A German publication shortly afterward published a report that Great  Britain had declared war on Germany  HOW  BELGIUM  AVAS  MADE  A HUGE FORTRESS  With  Brussels  in the  Centre;   Why  The  Germans   Are  Making  Such  Sacrifices  General Brailmont, one of the grea  test modern military engineers, made  the plans and under his direction a  series of fortifications were construct  ed which transformed Belgium into  a huge fortress���������with Brussels as a  centre.  General Brailmont also designed  and planed the fortifications at Bucharest.  General railmont's theoretical  claim for the defence of the country  was as follows:  (a) Fortify the capital.  (b) Fortify the points where the  main lines of communication pass a  strategic barrier, river, etc.  (c) Make an entrenched camp at  the most important centre of commun  ication in each.zone of invasion, and  support'it by one or two places ar  ranged so as to make a fortified dis  trict.  (d) Close with barrier forts the line  necessary to an enemy across moun  tains or marshes. - "��������� ���������  (e)Make a central place behind a  mountain as a pivot for. the army  watching it.  (f) Defend the mountain roads by  provisional  fortifications.  '(g) Make a large place in each  theatre of war which is far from the  principal theatre and where the enemy might wish to establish himself  '(h)   Fortify coasts and harbors.  Objections to these proposals will  be radily supplied by the officials of  the national treasury and the commanders in chief of the active armies  Io there a possibility of Liege falling? Why? When the Germany army  decided to use for the advance of her  western army group the valley of the  A!on:')<.! the German headquarters believe!   thiii ' Ihe   Kaiser's   diplomatic  lined by the evident efforts made by  the German troops to break-through  the Liege fortification by assault, a  maner of capturing fortifications haz  ardous and extremely costly in lives  and the reported silencing of the fort  of Herve and Chanfontain indicate  that the German forces were able to  pierce the outer line of defence of  Liege and are now confronted only by  the   inner   line.  If'Liege falls before the German  onslaught two more tasks will lie  before the German army groups now-  operating ,i.n the valley of the Meuse  before it can, - hope to enter France  and be .on the .road to Paris. These  tasks will be: First the valley of the  Meuse, to overcomethe forts of Huy  and then redn'ce the fortified camps  of Namur, the outer lines of defence  of which have in the last few days  been strengthened by numerous earthworks and the' garrison of which  has certainly been brought up to  more than the required strength.  Second the fall of Liege would open  to the German invasion, whose logical objective in that section would  have to be to,' crush the Belgian military forces and to reduce the great  fortified camp of Brussels, the centre  Belgium defence.  ' Should Liege fall before the Belgian army had the necessary time to  mobilize completely, to affect its stra  tegic concentration and to make its  junction with the French army group  the road to Brussels would be free  as the Belgian army under such con  ditions could oppose serious resistance in the open field.  But should Liege still hold out for  a few days arid allow the concentration of the mobilized Belgian forces  ���������their junction with the French army group in a zone between Louvain  and Namur���������a great and stubbornly  fought battle ��������� would decide whether  the Germany army could continue its  march toward'Paris or if the French  army;would, begin, to advance into  Germany.:   :v  This is why the Germans have already sacrificed several thousands of  lives before the forts of Liege.���������New  York Sun. '���������'.'..;';.������������������,,"���������'  A German beating his way to Hope  was taken charge'o f last Saturday,  and sent to New;..Westminster for a  month. .'.,���������  Mr: J. Shortreed of Abbotsford was  in Mission om Sunday last.  Franco-Anglo-Russian arms will be  triumphant. Already the Atlantic  highway is declared safe by the admiralty, and the needs of the allies  must cause a demand upon the dominion which cannot but prove a financial boon to' our -interests and trade  In fact the situation is adjusting itself to the situation, and we may with  comparative equanimity face the future."  To Maintain Confidence  "I am giving you this letter for  publication," said Mr. Stirrett, to a  representative of the .Vancouver Sun  "because it expresses an opinion based upon a very, close knowledge of  international finance and trade, and  therefore may have-its usefulness in  the good work of, maintaining confidence among business men.  . "Tragic as 'this war is, we noed  not disregard the fact that it promises to bring commercial benefits to  various trade centres in the Sritish  empire, including, of course, British  Columbia and Vancouver. I think it  will stimulate production and .widen  our maikets.' I am quite sure that-  the circumstances of English and  of English and, French fighting  shoulder to shoulder will strengthen  the bonds between the two peoples,  not only in feeling, but. also in finance.  "The French as everyone knows  are a particularly thrifty nation.They  have plenty of money to invest, and  have the greatest confidence in Cana-  ada. That they are not only willing  but eager to invest in the Dominion  is forcefully impressed upo tho representatives of the ��������� Credit Fonder  ovory time they go to Paris and moot  investors there. The latter aro constantly becoming hotter acquainted  with tho progress of Vancouver and  the promiso of British Columbia as a  land of great national wealth in the  first stages of development. Already  we have an ample supply of French  money for mortgage investments here  . "But the French are by no means  adverse to investment opportunities  in coal lands arid other substantial resources, and I should not be at all  surprised if the conditions arising out  of this war would bring more of the  money of the French1 into Canada  than ever before. Immense sums from  France have been invested in Germany because of-the .industrial, expansion and consequent openings for  capital in.that country during the  last forty years. If Germany is disrupted, what is more natural than  that French money shouldv seek a  new land of steady and substantial investment and development, especially  a land which has been with her in  this tremendous struggle?  "British Columbia has rib need tp  ,worry. The setback occasioned by  the war is but a transient condition  The natural wealth is here, and there  will be no long continued lack of  capital for its conservative development."  THE FRENCH ARTILLERY CONSIDERED BEST IN THK WORLD  That n;\.oh cf the fighting in Europe will be done by the artillery corps  of the French and German armies  is the opinion of a retired Amo'ricau  artillery officer, who has made a special study of the European situation.  ' In this officer's opinion the French  artillery, far inferior in the Franco-  Prussian war, has been developed 'to  a point whore it is now superior to  the artillery of' tho whole world Tho  United States, he points out, has  thoroughly tested both the French  and Gorman guns aud system, and a  majority of the American officers ap*  prove  tho  French.   .  Patterns l������V>r All Nations  "French and Gormany" said tho  officer, "are at the hoad as leaders of  two schools in tho use of artillery. All  the other countries of tho world, including the'United States, have patterned their artillery after France or  Germany.  . "Russia and tho Balkan powers represent tho French school of artillery  The other powers of Europe, except  ing England, represent the .German  school. England has tried to steer  an independent course, with the. in-  (Continued on Last Page)  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  i the district, and industries already established,  ^^S , ,    ������������������ TTT..   ������������������;���������-���������,.'.. I,        ,      ���������   ,  ,      .        = ,'        ��������� ���������   J  ?������\  Abbotsford  Livery, Feed and Sales Stables  When you require a comfortable rig;  one that feels good and looks good;  ring up  CURRIE & McKENZIE  ^;  i.sf'i'vioe had smoothed the way and  taken by Great Britain was terrible j that the Belgians would either acqui-  to a degree. Just for a word 'nou-iesce in good will or that if she  trality'���������a word, which in war time'should   refuse  her  army,   not   being  CONDITIONS IN BUSINESS ARE  REVIVED IN GROWING FAITH  IN   BENEFITS   FROM   AVAR  M. Chevalier, head of the Credit  Foncier in Montreal, and widely  known and recognized as one of the  best informed financiers in Canad,  lias written to C. A. Stirrett, manager of the Vancouver branch of the  Credit Foncier', the following letter:  "We are beginning to witness a  certain revival, and we trust that the  favorable change may extend to the  west. It is even a question if the unfortunate conflict on the other side  eous to our trade and commerce.  may not turn out materially advantag  "As to the ultimate result of the  war, we have full confidence that the  Insure your horses and cattle in  case of accident or death  A valuable Mare is worth insuring, so are  the other farm stock. See me as to cost  of this kind of insurance, which is very  reasonable..  Abbotsford  V^i  1  <I  ill  1  >"'i  ''I  n  i  1  ft  1  M  '���������J  W frf  ������1E AfeBOTSFORb POSt, iBSOtsPORO, B. C. tfWffii^  I-  t'  t'J  il"  I  1  u  WiTM  -ii-  "'���������' ~*.~_*%i mw������  JBB0TSF0B0 PRIZE LIST, 1814  (Continued from Page One)  5. Heifer, one year old   2.00'  6. Calf ���������...: ���������.  '  2.00  Jersey and   Grades  7. Bull, pure bred,'2 yrs and upwards 5.00  8. Bull, pure bred, under two years .... 3.00  9. Cow, any age .'.  3.00  10. Heifer, two years old  : '.... 2.00  11. Heifer, one year old-.:  2!00  12. Calf : '  '  2.00  Ayrshires and Grades.  13. Bull, pure, bred, 2 yrs: and upwards 5,00  14. Bull, pure bred under two years.... 3.00  15. Cow, any age .' '...-. .'  3.00  16. Heifer, two years old   2.00'  17. Heifer,   one  year  old     2.00  18. Calf   ..:.���������  2.00  .'Shorthorn  and Grades  .19. Bull, pure bred,'2 yrs. and upwards 5.00  20. Bull, pure bred, under two yeai;s ....  3.00  21. Cow, any age   3.00  Class . 1st;  22. Heifer,  two years old   2.00  23. Heifer, one year old   2.00  24. Calf ���������.'.    :... 2.00'  Special  25. Grade Dairy Cow, any breed value 1C.00  (1st prize "Perfect Pantry" donated  by F.  J.  Trapp  &  Co.,  Ltd., .  New  Westminster).  (2nd prize donated by J. J.- Spivrrow,  -' Abbotsford Feed Store),.  Ilcof Cattle'  2G. Best Steer. ...���������.��������� ,���������.'   5.00  ������������������ ;   (prizo donated  by A. 'M; King)  27. Best   Cow      5.00  DIVISION C.���������SHEEP  1. Ram, two shears and ovor   3.00  2. Ifiwc, two shears and ovor ....   3.00  1.00  1.00  3.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  3.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  3.00  2.00  2.00  2nd.  1.00  1.00  1.00  5.00  2.00  2.00  All shoes now in stock to be cleared out  at cost price, including English K Boots, the  regular price of which are $6.00, 6.50 and  7.50 for $4.50, $5.50/ and $6.00 per pair.  Prices on other lines cut as low.,.;  Call and see this offering. You can not  possibly secure anything like the value for  the money elsewhere*  Abbotsford  II. -"  :<S9������  iffl������fflHM������������������WM������m������������������HI������������Maf3^  ABBOTSFOPvD, 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  :cas������  mmMMM^masMmmsm^mmammmm  BUTCHER  Pork, Mutton, Heef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Wieners  and Balogna always on hand.     Fish every Thursday  .1.  2.  4.  5.  6.  Ram lamb   2  Ewe lamb    2  Three ewes (pen)   3  One ram and three owes,  different  age   (in   pen)     5,  ���������DIVISION l>.���������PIGS  Bcrkslu'res  Boar, pure bred, any ago   4.  Sow, any age  .'  4,  Sow and Jitter ....:..'  4,  Yorkshire and Chester White  Boar, pure bred, any aga   4,  Sow,'  any   age     4.  Sow, and litter'  4.  00  00  00  1.00  1.00  2.00  00    3.00  00 2.00  00 2.00  00 2.00  00 2.00  00 2.00  00 2.00  Any Other lireed  Class .. 1st.  7.  Boar, pure bred, any age   4.00  8.' Sow, any age   4.00  9.  Sow and litter   4.'00  10.  Spring storo pig, 8 months old :. 4.00  DIVISION E.���������POULTRY  (All classes of poultry to be composed  of one male and two females)  Plymouth  Bock,  Barred    1.50  Plymouth,'Buff  :  1.50  Plymouth "Rock, White :.... 1.50  Leghorn, S:1 C, Brown   1.50  C, Buff  ...;..;  1.50  C, White  1.50  C, other variety   1.50  White    '.  1.50  1.  2.  3.  4.  5.  G.  7.  8.  9.  .10.  11.  .12.  13.  14.  Leghorn, S.  Leghorn, S.  Leghorn, it  Wy an (lotto,  AVyan (lotto  ���������2nd.  2.00-  2.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  Silver  1.50  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  Minorca,   Black     1.50  Laugshani,, Black  '. , 1.50  .Rhode  island Red   .'..:   1.50  Cochin, any.variety   1.50  Brahmas, Light   1.50  15. Orpington,.Buff, :  1.50  16.' Orpington, "White   1.50  17.  Hondeau     1.50  IS.  Archona    ���������   1.50  19. Dorking,   colored     1.50  20. Bantam,   pair     1.50  21. Turkey.male and .femalc.any variety 3.00  22. Geese,   male and female, any variety 3.00  23. Ducks, male and female, any variety 1.50  2 4.  Hen Eggs, best 12, white   2.00  25.  Hen Eeggs, best 12, broAvn,:  2.00.  Each competitor or exhibitor must show  his poultry.'in coop 30 inches long, 20  inches deep, 24 inches high, with 2 inch  ���������   mesh poultry netting front.  DIVISION F.���������DAIRY PRODUCE AND, HONEY  1. 10-lb crock dairy butter, .... value  7.75     3.00  (1st donated by PI. Aianson, Abbotsford  Hardware Store, Dairy Churn. Butter  taking 1st prize to become the property  of donor.)  2. 5   lbs' private  dairy' butter value.. 7.75    3.00 .  (1st prize donated by McClary Manufact-       c  uring Co.,  6  pieces Alumnium  Ware.)  3. Honey in comb, 3 sections   1.50    1.00  4. 3  lbs extracted honey  1   1:'.50     1.00  5. 4   full   frames   honey     3.00    2.00  (1st and 2nd prizes donated by W. Hill-  Tout, Abbotsford.)  ���������  DIVISION G.���������VEGETABLES  1. Celery, best'display, three bunches    .75 .50  2. Cauliflower,   two    75 .50  3. Cabbage,��������� red, "two   ':.    .75' ..50  4. Cauliflower," round,' two   75 .50  5. Cabbage, pointed,- two  75 50  6. Carrots, r.edy .short, five  1 75. .50  7.������������������ Carrots, red,'1/^   long, five  75   "  .50  8. Beets, Ave -...:. ' 75 .50  9. Citron, two ..: 75 .50  10. Pumpkin,  two, /.... 75 .50  li; Squash,, two, ...:.���������.. :     .75 .50  12:  Onions, five; ...,.-....: ;     .75   ��������� .50  13.,Parsnips,   five)   ..- 75 .50  14. Turnips, five .-���������..'. 75   ,   .50  15. Tomatoes,  five ......... -  .75 .50  16. Cucumbers, five 75 .50,  17. Corn,  five   .' . '..    .75 .50  18. Green beans in pod, twelve ...,  , -75 .50  19. Green peas'in pod, twelve  75 .50  20. Brussell Sprouts.two stalks 75 .50  21. Potatoes, best collection, any variety  V-2. bushel  :..value 3.00    2.00  (First and  second prizes donated  by  G. C. Clark, Gents' Furnishing Store  '    Abbotsford, B. C.)  22. Potaoes, white,  y2 bushel   3.00    2.00  23. Potaoes, red,-% bushel   3.00    2.00  24. Collection  of vegetables,  ....value 3.00    2.00  (Tea donated by Malkin & Co., per B. B.  Smith,  Pioneer Store)  DIVISION  H.���������FIELD  PRODUCTS  1. Wheat, any variety, in sheavo   1.00 .50  2. Oats, any variety, in sheave  1.00 .50  3. Barley, any variety, in sheave   1.00 .50  4. Rye, any variety, in sheave   1.00 .50  5. Mangold, best collection, three   1.00 .50.  6. White Carrots, five   1.00 .50  .7., Beets, sugar,  three   1.00 .50  8. Corn, ensilage, five  1.00 .50  9. Timothy, in sheave  ' 1.00 .50  STEELE  BRIGGS'  SPECIAL  (To the exhibitor obtaining the most  points in prizes from products of Steel  Briggs' Field and Garden seeds, cash $6.00  1" point to be allowed for each prize on a  single variety.  3   points to  be  allowed  for     each  prize  on a collection.  In case of a tie, preference to be given  to First, Prizes.)  DIVISION I.���������FRUIT  Apples  Class ^ 1st.  1. Gravenstein;  five   75  2. King of Tompkins, five 75  Northern Spy, five    -.75  Ben Davis, five  75  Jonathan, five : 75  Russett.^any variety/five     .75  Crab Apple, Hyslop, five     .75  Packed box of, apples  2.00  Pears  Pears, any variety,  winter, five ....    .75  Pears, any variety, fall, five 75  Peaches  Peaches, any, variety, five 75  ,    Plums  Greengage Plums, five     .75  Yellow egg plums, five     .75  Prunes,  five     .75  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  9.  10.  11.  12.  13.  14.  2nd.  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  1.00  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  HfflSS  iij tfrtnlttiiiMa*  ���������HE-ta  "m������-������  Grapes  15. Tacked box of grapes, 5 lbs  1.00      .50  Berries  16. Strawberries,  3  boxes  : ': 1.00      .50  17. Blackberries, 3 boxes  :.... 1.00      .50  DIVISION   J.���������CHILDREN'S   LIST  > ��������� . ���������  Cooking  Boy or Girl under 10 years  1. Best loaf white bread ..; :.. 1.60 1.00  2. Best half dozen biscuits  75 -.50  3'. Best layer cake ..:  1.00 .50  Sewing  4. Best Vz  doz. buttonholes on linen or  cotton cloth  75 ,   .50  5. Best darning on sock or stocking 75 '..50  6. Best mended three cornered tear....    .75 . .5.0  7. Best piece of hemstitching 75 .50  |     School  Work  8. Writing.beginners to    find readers    .75       .50  9. Writing,  3rd and 4th  readers.: 75       .50  10. Drawing, beginners to 2nd readers.. 1.00 .    .75  11. Drawing, 3rd and 4th readers  1.00      .75  12. Drawing,Snr; 4th and higher, best ,  Boy's and. Girl's, special prizes $2.50 each  DIVISION   K.���������LADIES'   WORK  Cooking  Best loaf bread (any flour)   2.00    1.00  Best loaf brown bread  :  2.00    1.00  Best currant loaf (raised dough).... 2.00    1.00  Best half dozen buns ....First���������2 lbs Nabob .Tea  Second���������1  lb  Nabob ' Tea  Best half dozen biscuits First���������2 lbs Nabob Tea  Second���������1 lb Nabob Tea  8. Best fruit cake ....First���������5  lbs Braid's Coffee  Second���������3  lbs Braid's Coffee  ....First���������2  lbs Braids Coffee  Second���������-1 lb Braid's Coffee  Best Yz  doz*doughnuts ���������2 lbs'Braid's Coffee  Second���������1 lb Braid's Coffee  Best Collection cookies, (3 kinds���������6 each) -  First���������2-lbs Nabob Tea  Second���������1 IbBraid's Tea  Best collection canned fruit,   3.00    2.0������  Best collection jellies, First���������2 lbs Braid's Tea  Second���������1 lb Braid's Tea  Best collection pickles and meat sauces  First���������2 lbs Nabob Tea  Second���������1 lb Braid's Tea  Best'collection canned vegetbles 3.00    2.00  Best collection cooking, plain or  fancy : :  value  15.00    4.25  13  14  15  16  17  1  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  Best layer cake  (First   prize���������White   Cloud  Washing  Machine,   donated  by   McLennan,   Mc-  F'eely & Co., Ltd., per H. Aianson, Abbotsford   Hardware   Store.)  (Scond. prize, Case Milk, donated by  McLaren's  Laurentia. Milk   Co.)   .  27.  28.  29.  30.  31.  32.  33.  34.  35.  36.  37.  38,  39.  40.  41.  42.  .43.  '44.  45.  46.  47.  48.  49.  50.  51.  Sewing  Best darning on sock of stocking....  Best patch on cloth    Best ^doz. buttonholes on woolen  cloth  ;   Best hand made plain apron    Best pair knitted mittens ....;   Best pair knitted sex   Best knitted! bedroom slippers ...;....  Best crocheted bedroom slippers....  Best crocheted baby jacket .....:   Best piece of hemstitching .......]..'..���������  Best embroidered centrepiece^   Best embroidered-cushion top ...������������������.:.-  Best.handpainted'cushion top   Best fancy apron .'.   Best Irish' crochet lace or insertion  Best "pieced .quilt   (cotton)   ........:.'..  Best man's working shirt, (home  made)  '.   Lady's underwear, 2 pieces   Best  tatting" ���������...i......:.....:���������......:   Best cross stitch   .....:....   Best collection of ' crochet  (cotton  or linen)   ....: ::   Best piece eyelet embroidered    Best piece punch work ....:. '..  Best guest towels embroidered ....  Best pillow slips _ ,..  DIVISION L.-���������-Flowers  .50  ,.50  .75  .50  ���������.50  '..75 .  .75  .50  .50..  .75'  1.00  '.75  '.75  .50  1.00  1.00  :.75 '  -.75  1.00  .50  1.00  .75  .75  .50  .50  .50  .25  .25  .50  .50  .50  .50  52. Best specimen gerajiium, any color"   _ 1 lb Nabob Ta  53. Best fuchsia  _  1 IbNabob Tea  54. Best begonia  _ 1 lb Braid's Tea  55. Best collection dahlias  1 lb Nabob Coffee  56. Best collection gladiolias ..lib Nabob Coffee  57. Best 6 varieties sweet peas, 6 ea. lib Nabob Tea  58. Best collection roses '.  1.00  59. Best collection pansies    lib  Braid's Tea  60. Best dozen asters ;  llbNabob Coffee  61. Best collection au^u.als  1.00  62.' Best  collection perennials    1.00  63; Best collection grasses and wild flowers by children under 16 years .... 2.00 1.00  SPECIAL PRIZE  64. Best loaf of bread made from Royal Standard  Flour;   First 1  bbl- Royal Standard Flour:  Second,   %   bbl Royal  Standard Flour.  65. Best  loaf  of  bread   made from'1 Five  Roses  Flour: First, three sacks Five Roses Flour;  Second" 1 sack Five Roses Flour.  (Nabob Tea and Coffee donated by Kelly  Douglas & Co.; Braid's Tea and Coffee  by Wm. Braid & Co.; Royal Standard Flour  donated by B. C. Milling Co.; and Five  Roses FJour by the Lake of the Woodp  Milling Co., all per B. B. Smith, Pioneer  Store, Abbotsford.)  66. For the most prizes won by any  individual member of the Association....? 10.00  (1st prizes to count 2 points; 2nd  prizes,   one   point.)  (Cash prize donated by Mr. Hulton Harrop)  MILK AND CREAM  67. Best half gallon of cream exhibited in one  quart  and  two  pint bottles:  First, Scale and Milk pail or milk fever outfit  Second, Scale; Third, Milk pail.  68. Best gallon of milk in quart bottles:  Prizes as with, the cream.  Exhibitors for any of the above prizes must be  members of the B. C. Darymen's Association before  August 1st, 1914. The claims of no prize winners  will be considered until the returns are received  from the Secretary of the Fair.  )  ESggjraW*!^ . 1 Vj  .BBOTSFORb   POfe'i' ABBOf Sn\t.ei>".   B.   ti  Mrs: 'Mc'Master and Mrs." Longfellow will give a pink tea for the bene  fit of the Ladies- Aid in the Sunday  School room of the Presbyterian  church on Wednesday September 9th  Tea served from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m.  Everyone cordially invited.  The baseball boys, are to be tlie  hosts at a dance to be given in the  'Alexandria Hall on Monday evening.  The proceeds of the affair are to go  to help wipe'Out the indehtness incurred incidental to furnishing ball  for Abbotsford during the-past Reason.  -      - ....'.'���������  THE FRENCH A UT ILL Kill' COIV-  SlDEltlOD 1H3ST IN THK WOULD  When ordering your groceries don't forget that we can  supply you witl/everything- you need. Your order, be it  large or smoll, will be appreciated.  PURITY FLOUR.    We arc   sole' agents   for   this,  district for Purity  Flour. x  : NOTICE   TO   STAR   READERS  (Contiued from Page 2)  tcntion of having individuality, and  only crude" and conflicting guesses  are made as to what the efficiency of  English artillery would be-in a war  with modern guns.  "The Franco-Prussian war was  the last artillery war. Since the civil -war in this country, and since  the Franco-Prussian war, the United  States is developing'its.artillery, has  ���������divided the methods used in France  and Germany, adopting some of-each  Young Officers Favor French  . "In the American artillery service  all bright hustling adventurous ol-  ficers swear allegiance to the French  school. A number of the"older more  conservative officers believe'"in tlie  German school, but many colonels of  regiments have been influenced by  the ideas of the younger, or French  ���������school.  "French methods of preparation of  fixing data,' and adjustment of lire  ���������are taught at the school of fire at  Fort Sill, Okla.,- and at all-the artillery camps'of-instruction in the United States.       - ���������  "To glance for a moment at artillery history. "There has been  more,,  advance  in  artillery  'materiel'���������and  the French spelling of the word,, in  use all over'the" world, including the  United Statese, is significant-^in. the  last ten or-fifteen'-'years-than there  was before that in all-the-years since  gunpowder was "first' employed. -'-Materiel'-means-guns, harness,'-etc.  *   Rifled Guns Give 'Victory  "When' Prussia' became' tp   be   a  great power and fought 'Austria, in  1866, Prussia'had a'rifled field gun  which, of course, was :a,breachloade'r  The Austrians were defeated at every  battle by  superiority- of range    and  accuracy of Prussian artillery.     ���������    ���������  "France- had   cung   to   the- muzzc  loading   smooth   bore   guns   believed*!  effective against infantry'and cavalry'  at short  ranges.    Her artillery .saw-  the  advantages- of  the -rifled'.   field  gun,  as  developed in  the--Prussian-  Austrian war,  but the Franco-Prussian war came  on before the-French  artillery was-remodelled. "-Much1    of  the French' field ordinance 'was hast  lily rifled" and' converted into" breech  loaders,  but the converted-.gun was  found  not  to' ' be  the   equal   of  the  Prussian gun. ...:.-.  "Also in-the Franco-Prussian war  the.Prussiansdevelopedthe-system-of  massed artillery fire-^-that- isr'they  massed their guns"and brought'fire  to bear directly' on 'the 'desired object. Since that war,' however,  France lias taken the lead in artillery  ���������and.it was tliat country which developed .the- field gun of all tlie world  to-day. ���������  French Standard Still Leads  "It "has* been"'"'modified :by other  powers,"  but' the   principles' " of 'the  gun are  of-the French  origin. This  . gun   uses- fixed   ammunition.       The  ,    three-inch field piece,-which-is about juiULLtil   "aa ���������  the standard "average size, uses a big ��������� yae market z  cartridge on the-principle of a revol-HG*lv 8'hiss.  ver or rifle 'artillery, in which primer  propelling charge and shell, or shrap  nel! or  high- explosive  shrapnel  and.  combination   fuse;-are  made-up  together in a; brass cartridge case,  ;-.'T-he fuse, instead of being' cut by  hand for-the 'number :of seconds of  ���������flight of the5 projectile, :is mechanically set for any desired'range by a  mechanical fuse setter.  "The- rifle in the matter of rec.oil  is independent of its carriage. .In the  gun which this standard gun of the  -world today, succeeded," the recoil  was was communicated to the car-  iage, and after a shot the gun had  to be brought back into''battery 'by  hand.  "The gun is now on a cradle on the  car/iage, aud after the shot it recoiis  on guide rails-^and -the recoil being  taken up by a* piston-in a cylinder  of-oil and three counter recoil springs  As a consequence the rapidity of, the  lire in-such..a gun has been raiued  from one phot a minute to twenty-  five shots a minute.    ��������� " ���������  "The French developing of Ihis  gun . divoloi ed a system of indirect  lire whereby the gu*'i is concealed  from the enemy and the gunner does  not see his target, but lays on an  objective, probaby -in the rear or the j  flank,   called   an   '"���������������*������w   niMtu'   the'  The Huntingdon Star with this issue as a separate publication ceases  publication r for ��������� the winter month's,  and will be a part of the Abbotsford  Post until such time.as. the growtli of  the town' of Huntingdon  requires a  separate paper again  It was started  want satisfaction in the horseshoeing  blacksmith or repairs.  .Turnbull's Cash Store has ceased  to be known by that name, the business having recently been purchased  by'Mr. -B..T. Malcolm, of Chilliwack  Mr.. Malcolm' is an experiencel retailer and will bring that valuable experience to bear in the building up of  '    "���������   business  angle between which and the target  has been measured by an observer,  usually at some distance from the  gun, and the angle transformed so  that tlie gunner sets off on his pano  ramie sight the angle between the  'aiming point'  and the target."  GREAT  SUPPLY   OF   OJIICKHIVS  Market  Flooded   With  Live  Poultry  On Account of the High  'Feed Prices   $20   75c   75c   75c   15c   20c  There was a record supply of chick  ens at the New Westminster market  on Friday morning last. This was on  account of the extra high prices the  farmers throughout the Valley are  forced to pay for chicken feed with  the result that Ihey are not able to  keep such a largo number on hand.  in spite of the large supply the  price for dressed poultry remained at  a good figure but the quotation for  the live weight was extremely low  The dressed chickens brought 25.cts  to'27 cents per pound for spring and  2 0 to 23 for hens. The prevailing  price of 15 cents per pound, held  throughout for the live poultry. The  spring chickens and old hens sold a-  like.  The attendance was up to "the usual standard 'and the supply of all  varieties was in good quantity and of  a high grade'. All of the vendors  .were well satisfied with the morning  sales.  ��������� -Pears grown at Clayton in the  fruits division, were a new feature  and sold rapidly at ?1 per box. Apples were in great quantities and sold  steadily'at 80 cents to $1.25 per box  The price for blackberries took a  slight drop and they were 4 boxes for  2 5 cents. Plums were- in an extra  large supply and went'at 50 cents tc  '75 cents per box. Damson plums  were 25 cents a basket.  The vegetable department also had  some new features in pumpkins and  citrons.' The former sold for 15 cts.  each while the latter were 10 cents  Sweet: corn remained at the price of  20 cents a dozen. Beans and peas  sold rapidly at the usual quotation  Cabbages, cauliflowers and cucumbers  remained at last week's.prices.  Although the Chinamen had a large  amount of vegetables on sale they  were once more ignored by the white  people who wanted to buy.  'Duck eggs made their first appearance, and sold at the commanding  price of 50 cents per dozen. Butter in  its usual quantities sold at the regul-  'ar price of 40 cents a pound, retail,  and 35 cents a pound wholesale. Eggs  ���������remained at the price of 40 cents a  dozen, retail; and 35 cents a dozen,  wholesale.  Devonshire cream and honey were  ready sellers in this division. Peach  butter  was  another  new feature   on  and went at 10 cents the  Potatoes,  per ton r   Carrots,-   per  sack-   Cabbages,-per sack '.-.   Turnips,  per sack ���������   Lettuce,  par bunch,   Sweet Corn, per dozen  J   Onions, green per bunch ....3 for be  Asparagus,  two bunches  for'  15c  String beans, per lb t 2% to 5c  Parsnips per sack 75c  Cress,   per   bunch    '. 5c  Parsley,  per bunch  ���������. 5c  Celery,   per   bunch    '. 5c  Peas, per lb   2M:C to 5c  Cucumbers, each  5c to 1.0c  Cauliflower,   per  head ��������� 10c to   15c  Radishes,   two  bunches   for   5c  Tomatoes, per lb  5c  Green  Tomatoes per  lb    5c  Cabbages,  per head  ..:   Gc to  15c  Turnips;  per bunch,  3  for  5c  Iflndive,  3  heads for  ....15c  Mint,   'per   bunch    !.....'5c  Pumpkins, each   15c  Citrons,  each -.  '* n"  U or slsht-for.the P^Vbpt-Jn*.;^.'^���������^^ ^   S  which will continue .to remain in the  present location.  business: has been accumulated to  warrant our making the Star a part  of the Post, and when Huntingdon  booms again which it is sureto'do the  Star will shine forth in' all its glory.  10c  Eggs and Butter  .40c  Eggs,   retail   . .  Eggs, wholesale    3 5c  Duck Eggs -. 50c  Butter, wholesale, per lb 40c  Pure Cream Cheese, per lb  .1 50c  Cottage  Cheese,   per   lb    10c  Devonshire Cream, per pint 45c  Honey, per lb  .". 25c  Wholesale Meat  Pork, per lb'.:...'.....'..."...10c to 10 %c  Pork,   salt,   per   lb    2 ,13c  Pigs',  small, each  :....$ 2 to '$5  Mutton,   per  lb'  .  Leg of Mutton, per lb  Sportsmen from Vancouver and,  other coast points after, the flighty  ducks on the prairie, report the first  several days sport very unsatisfactory  owing to the heavy I'ogs prevalent at  present over the marshes. Very small  bags have been reported to .date.  Mr. Merritt Hughes,, who lias carried on a general blacksmithing business here, for sonic time past, has" retired' from business aiid takon up  ranching. ' '      '' '     '  "The Colonial Sash and Door Factory will commence operations in a  small way shortly in order to turn  out some orders on hand.  Mrs. Sasseville is at present enjoying the ocean breezes at White Hock  with her family but will return home  shortly.  Miss Turhbull on the eve of her retirement, from business in Huntingdon, wishes to convey her heartfelt  thanks to her many patrons and customers for the very liberal patronage  accorded her in.the operation.of the  general store..and solicits a continuance of tho same goodwill on behalf  of her successor, Mr. 13. T. Malcolm.  CHARLEY'S POOL ROOM  Huntingdon  Fast Tables        ' Perfect Cues  Tho Plnco to Meet Your Friends  FIRST   CLASS   BARBER .SERVICF,  Ask for our Special Cigar lit 5c Each  Veal, medium, per lb  16'^c  Veal, large,'per lb  12c to 15c  Retail Meats  Beef,  best  rib  roasts' ....22c to ,25c  Beef,  loin,   :....-. .'^28c to  30c  Beef,   short  loin    '....: .'...:30c  Beet, sirloin 1 27c  Boiling Beefs  12 %c to 15c  Beef,  pot  roast   ���������. 18c  Pork    : 18c  Pork  :..20c to 25c  Pork   Chops   .' :.." '...18c  Mutton ' : 18c to 20c  Log of Mutton 25c  Sugar cured corned pork 15c to 20c  Home made pork sausage l'5c to 20c-  Salted pigs' heads'ped  lb   .......'....:.8c  Pickled 'pigs shanks' per  lb   ,10c  Sugar cured hogs' heads,  lb   .|10c  Sugar cured corn beef, "per" lb ....:15c  Picnic  hams  per   lb' !," .;14c  Pure Lard  .' 15c to '16c  Sugar cured bacon  .'22c  Sugar  cured  boneless  ham   .;25c  Spring lamb, forequarter, each $������'.50  Spring lamb, hind quarter each .$2.50  'Fish  Red spring salmon per lb  .12 %c  White .spring salmon  each   50c  Sockeye salmon,'each  J50c-  Fresh herring, 3 lbs for  .:25c  Smelt, per ��������� lb .....'.' : .i'i'Oc  Sturgeon; per lb   15c  Shad,   per   lb    .- 15c  Crabs, extra large 2 for 25c  Soles,  per  lb   10c  Cod, per'lb  12 %c  Halibut,  per  lb    10c  Flounders, per  lb   ...8c  Skate,   per   lb    8c  A blackcmith shop has lately been  opened up in a part of the Alexandria stables, Huntingdon, by Mr.  Hugh McBride of Vancouver. Mr.  McBride, besides being a blacksmith  is also a first-class' auto mechanic  and general repair man and will devote' his 'attention to .these several  ������|c lines. His advertisement appears in  2  c this  issue.  -���������   Patronize   him .if  you  General Blacksmith  And Horseshcer  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 Modera  M-  MURPHY.  PROPRIETOR  HUNTINGDON, B   C.  'aiming   point'  In the meat section no change in  prices was noticed. Veal and pork  predominated with a good supply com  ing from Chilliwack and Ladner.  ' Spring salmon was the niost ready  seller in the fish market and went at  the usual price. Smelt and herring  also went rapidly . at last Friday's  prices,'viz., 10 cents a pound for the  smelt and 8 cents a pound for herring  Extra large crabs Avere also good sellers.  In the flower section sweet peas  went rapidly at 10 cents a bunch.  Asters also sold for 10 cents a bunch  while a few roses sold at 15 cents and  2 5: cents a bunch.  Home made beads sold at 50 cents  a string. Beads made from rose petals brought $3 a string.  Rabbits both white and gray went  at 50 cents to $1 a pair. Squabs  ���������were 25 cents each.  The following prices were quoted:  Wholesale Poultry  Poultry, live weight 15c  Chickens broilers  per   lb   15  to   18c  Ducks, live, weight   13c to   14c  Retail   Poultry  Spring chickens dressed   Hens,, dressed   Sqilabs,  each   Vegetables  the'Potatoes, per sack  $1.25  25c  25c  25c  KILN. DRIED Board Ends can now  be obtained from the mill..l;Order,  at on'ce: wlille the stock lasts. ,92.30  for a large doable wagon-box full delivered Cheapest and best summer  wood you can buy.     "    '"  Abbotsford Timber & Trading Co.  J. H.. JONES  Funeral Director  Furnisher of Funeral Supplies  Phone Conneetien. Mission City!  Letter Heads, $3.00 per thousand  E. O. Brandage  Painter and Decorator  If you want any artistic work  ia  Painting,  Paperhanging and Decorating give us a call.  Practical work  at practical prices  Slodys Avs.  Abbotsford  Absence makes . the heart  grow fonder, we're told, but a  good portrait of the absent one  will keep the recollection much  more vivid���������and ���������.comfort many  a lonely hour of separation.  We make a specialty of' portraiture and our studio is exceptionally equipped for fine  portrait work.  The Royal Studio  THAT  LOOK  OF    SATISFACTION  is .in' the face of every man ."������������������'  fresh from his morning plunge.  But whether the plunge is a delight, or an unpleasant task to.  hurry through, depends on  your bathroom. We can put in  all the new improvements and  fixtures, In your bathroom at  most reasonable prices.  WM. ROBERTS  Plumbing Shop  Old Crearh'ery Bidg: ''' Abbotsford  M  n  1  ������������������������������������.$  I  f  M  ��������� m  '���������������  .1  1  'if  ���������IL  I  IP  ���������i  1  ffBrWff

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