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 Or i a ���������   ���������  til =  its  Vol. I., No. 20.  ABBOTSFORD, B. C, FRIDAY, SEPT. 23;' 1910.  $1.00 PER YEAR  75  i'.vrj.OO   reward   will   be   paid   for  SRc'    information loading to the recov-  S/V  lM'y of u l:llCS,nut J1UI,1'C,������ white Htrip  ������ l-Ms!   i������> fu^i ni/V'1 nilltl foot whitu,, thi.������  -v  f^  ty  I!  it  weight   itbuut.   U00   pounds.  $5U.()0 riiward will be paid for tins  urrosit and conviction of the  per-  !io/i  ;,v  persons  who- stole  the a-  bovo  nuiro   on  September      Mth  from Abbotsford.  GEORGE  FERGUSON,  WOODEN   WEDDING ���������'  It take3 the'"Old-Timers", the  j cues who wore here before the for-  j ests primeval were turned into the  p'resont veritable gardens of Eden  to-fcinjoy themselves. One of  these, happy events occurred on  Monday evening last when a large  number of friends assembled to  celebrate in good old fashioned  style the fifth anniversay of the  wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Harold  McKinnon and right royally was  the evening spent. Progressive  whist: formed the feature of the  evening, Mr. Heath capturing the  first prize, Mrs. Howe the second  while-' the booby trophy- fell to the  l.-t  of Mrs. Heath.   ��������� ���������   '   ^  J   Dainty   refreshments, were' ser-y  vc-d   during,_.the  evening, "and;allj,  went 'home with  the: b,e st-wishes;  +hat- the   esteemedf couple- would;  have,' the-pleasure  of  enjoying -a  great many more such 'happy events.   Among those' present were  Mr.' and Mrs/Heath, Mi3S Heath,  Miss Rucker, Mr and Mrs. Rucker,  Mr. and Mrs .T.  Walters, .Mr-and  Mrs. E. P. Ruthig, Mrs.-T. F. Yorke,  Mr. and Mr3. H. Gazley, .Mrs. Howe  Mrs. and Miss Miller, Mr. and Mrs.  Weir. ���������'   '  I-  I.  a'-*  M  lift  I  I  H  '    A JAPANESE HURT  A Japanese named niratha,  while employed for tho Aldcrgrove  Luiubor .Company, hauling logs,  mot with a serious, accident on  Wednesday, this week the double  tree breaking in such ������i manner  as to knock the unfortunate man  down, allowing the log to ro'il over his body. He was removed to  tha Sumas hospital, where Dr. T.  Swift did all in his power to 'relieve, the suffering man.  KILLED THE GOATS  The C. P. R. train from Seattle  on Sunday ploughed through- a  herd of Angora goats that had  climbed on to the high trestle near  Clayburn, killing.sixty-four of the  animals and -bo badly injured 19  others that they had to" be killed  The' owner ihad"'some 125 .goats altogether. 4    *  There was a heavy fog at the  time 'and .the engineer did not  .,ee the herd. The goats were being driven to pasture from     the  corral.  _.���������o   TRUSTEE   RESIGNS  Mr. P. D.vRoss of the Ottawa Evening Journal has resigned-his position^ as-truat'eV.pf -tn'e"/hMirito. Cup-  He findshiniseif too busy to under  take'^his. duties  any1 further. f. ~ ".  ;"I ,haVer;nqthirig further to say"  .was ,tbe ^statement * of Mr.^Rqss,  when .queried >as to'the report; of ^  his resignation emanating fronxthe  Coast.   With 'his  retirement  it   is  conceded; that lacrosse in .Canada  loses one of the most     honorable  ���������sportsmen that haB ever been connected with the   game..  We have just recsived a fine line   of Ladies'  and Men's Sweaters and Sweater Caps.  They are sure to please you.  Also a fine assortment of   Children's  Paragon  Equestriennes: .. ���������  We are selling  Men's Woollen Sox, excellent  value at 25c. per pair  Protect against the cold when driving by wearing a knitted muffler.  Come in and see them.  ������  THE   PIONEER  STORE  L. MCPHEE  ,:, ' A   PRETTY   WEDDING  ,-     .  A most delightful; weddimg was  celebrated on Tuesday afternoon  J at the home of Mr. and Mrs/ M.  McGillivray, Huntingdon, ,. when  their daughter'Mica Maggie'Flora  was united in marriage to Mr. S.  J. Bates, of, Abbotsford, son .of  Mr. arid Mrs. W. Bates of Matsqui  by Rev. J. L. Campbell' of Abbots'  ford. The wedding was a'remark  ably protty, the home decorations  h\ \ Jg   very   tastefully   arranged..  The 'charming bride, !who.. was  .escorted by her father, who, gave  her hand in marriage, looked exceptionally pretty in her superb  bridal gown of white silk trimmed  with lace. Mr. Kenneth' .McGilM-  vray performed the duties-of best  man while Miss Jessie McGiLLivray  .;i:;ter of the bride was bridesmaid  After'' the ceremony the bridal  ecuple, accompanied by' the wedding guests .repaired to the Maple Leaf Hall, Abbotsford, where  over two hundred "people had ga-  thered to extend to the newly married. ' couple, a hearty , .congratulation and a life of happiness and  '-;<rbsperityy.-'-  '   '��������� j i't*'.\f  "���������'   ��������� (-'"'  The hall had been imqst beautifully  decorated, .with';.flags "��������� and  bunting for the occasion:   Here, a-  waited '.a most .pleasant    surprise  .for,,Mr. arid Mrs. S.' J. Bates.   The  esteem in- which the young couple  were held was, attested    by.-   the  many costly and appropriate gifts  presented ' by  the  invited  guests.  After the greetings were over the  happy gathering decided that    a  splendid  way ,'to  celebrate       the  happy (event "would  be  to  dance  away the hour3 of the evening and  Tno.r.jQing  .The  Everett  'orshestra  'iad been 'secured and needless to  say  Abbotsford    people    enjoyed  themselves   as   only    Abbotsford-  Ues know how until the wee sma'  '-���������ours of morn.  The   folflowing   is   'a partial,   list  f the presents;  Mrs. and Miss Hicks, sideboard  scarf and centre piece.  Messrs. Keir and Furneaux, case  f silver.  Miss Eva Bates, one, half dozen  cups and saucers.  Mr. G. H. Kerr, carving set.  Mr. A. C.  Nixon, icase- of  si.lv::r  '1 carving set.  Messrs Guat Egeland and Jack Han  pon, set of silver.  Mr. and Mrs.'H. Alanson, set oJ  silver. Irays.     . J  Mr. and TVIrs. Elliott, berry spoon  Mr. and Mrs. A. McCalVum, one ha'.f  dozen silver forks.  Mr. 'and 'Mrs   Rucker, fish plate.  Mr.   William   Irvine,   flower   set  Mr. M. L. McPhee, silver tea set  Miss "Blanche E. Mc *CaHum, one  dozen  silver, tea   spoons.  . Miss Minnie and Mr. Ira Rucker  cracker bowl.  .  Mr. Harold Hill-Tout, cup and  saucer.  Harry  J.  Ryder,  cruet.  John R. McCallum, one dozen silver   spoons. . i, !.  Miss Hill-Tout, milk }u,g.  Mr. A. Everett, salt and pepper  shaker. ''  . Miss Dora Lucas, sugar spoon.  ��������� Mr. Prank Farmer, set napkin  rings.  Mr,:and Mrs. Sumner, biscuit jar.  Dr. and Mrs. Swift, China tea set  Mr., R. A. McArthur, silver bread  knife.' -  Mr. Leslie DeLair, silver -berry  spoon,. (^ - '   ���������  Mr,  Drake,  silver  tray.  Mrs. Ethel Alex, picture.  Mr. T.  Campbell, lamp.  . Master. Tupper /McPhee,    sugar  spoon and butter knife, silver.  Miss Nellie, Wright, hand worked cushion.,  Mr. J. Vanetta, $5 bill.  Mis.t Mabel S. Herbert, biscuit  Jar.  Mr. Praser, cheese, dish.  Mr: Starr, silver salt.and pepper . cruet.  Mr. B. Spalin, carving set.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Blair, sideboard.  .Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Howe, dining  table and $10 bill.  Mr .and Mrs. Alex Bates rocking  chair  Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Stewart, willow chair.  Mr.  Glasgow^   clothes   basket:  Mr.  Copping,  rug,  ', Mr...Dave Wells, rugi ��������� -  ' '"Mr .and Mrs, Roberts, ���������, "table  spread.. /.   i.  ��������� Mr. Stanley Knott,, bedroom'set  ...Mr.''and Mrs. Morgan, bed room-  set. ���������   ' , '      ,,...'   ,  ..Mr.and Mrs' .McGillivray, lamp  and pocket book.,  Mr. and Mrs. Larmash and Mr.  McGillivray,  cl'Ock.  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Welvs, trunk  Mr. and Mrs. W. Bates,-clock.  Mr. and Mrs. Alex, Bates, carving set. >  Mr. and Mrs. H. McGillivray, water set.  Mr. and Mrs. Parmer, silver set  npoons and coffee "pot.  Mrs. E. Fitzgerald, tea set  Mr.  and  Mrs'.   Starr,   tablecloth [  and napkins.  Mr .H. McGillivray, carving set  Mr.- Frank Farmer, silver berry  ppoon.  Mr. and Mrs. Turnbull, cut glass  fruit bowl.  Mr. and Mrs.    Gazley,     beaded  hand satchel.  . Mr.  T.  DeLair,  table  :napkin9.  Mrs. Damon and Mr. L. F. Hopkins, centre pieces.-  Mr. and Mrs. P. Wf.son, chojolat^  pot.  Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Ruthig, bed  spraad.  Mr. and 'Mrs. T. Ooogan, linen  towels.  Mr, and Mrs. E. A. Mohler, chlaa  fruit bowl.  Messrs. T. and H. and Miss Kathleen. Lehman, bread plate and fruit  bowl.  Mr. and Mrs. Prank Myers, picture.  Mr .and Mrs. J. J. McPhee, table  r-loth and centres.  Miss Ruby Mohler, linen towels.  Miss Nellie Wright, linen towe'.s  Orange Lodge, hall glass.,  Mi-.and Mrs. F. Munro, clock.  Mr.  Ed.   Sisson,  table   spread,  Mr. and Mrs. Shortreed, pa.per  basket  Mr. Tom Walters, mat.  Mrs. W. J. Wells, dotllefl.  Mrs. Radcliffe  and her  brother,,  have been on a visit to friends here.  TO CELEBRATE  OPENING'  By October 3 the British Columbia Electric Railway Company  expert to be in a position to.^run ���������  their first electric car from New  Westminster- to Chilliwack,, saya  the Columbian. Residents ' of  Chiliiwack are preparing for this  ���������event with a great deal -of jubila-  tion.They have been waiting for  railway connection with the coast  for many years. It is proposed to  celebrate^ the entrance of the first  electric car in fitting style by an  elaborate banquet. -The Chilliwack  Board of Trade, City Council and  -Municipal Council will cooperate,  with the'15. C. E. R. Company in  this affair. ,It is probable that the  members of the Boards of Trade  and City Councils'of New Westminster will be invited to be present.  Moreover 'ihe-people   of Chilliwack are already pLanning to  go  to the New .Westminster  fair via  the B. C. E. R. line.   The grading  ,o������ this branch has been completed  to Chilliwack >and .steel  laying   is  being rushed. The steel is now with  i.i about seven miles of Chilliwack  and the wiring is not far behind  Th'-J-   construction   of   tho   bridge   -  across, the Vedder River is nearing  completion and will not retard the  ,stee fllayiqg...-Steel  will."be. .'laid, ,  to the Redder, by Saturday and, on .  to  ChiiLiwack' in  seven   or  eight '  days more..  ���������   In-Chilliwack the snb-power\sta-.'  tion lias  been fco'mp'leted and" the  machinery is being installed. '      '      :  PROGRESSING FAVORABLY    -  . Mr. A. Samsoni who lies in the  Sumas hospital, Wash., is getting  along very nicely and in all-pro- '  bability wili be able to greet his  friends as a well man in the course,  cf a few weeks. *   -  It will be :rememberd that on,  Sunday last Mr. Samson was, shot,  through the stomach accidentally  Something went wrong about the  big Abbotsford touring car in  which Mr. Samson was riding. Ha  jumped out to find .what was the  matter but in doing .so his pistol  slipped from its holster,- hitting  the ground in such a manner as to"  cause the weapon to explode, the  bullet passing clear through the  body and lodging in the unfortunr  ute man's vest. <  Mr. Anderson, the owner of the  car, after doing all in his power  to quench the flow of blood, summoned medical assistance and accompanied by Dr. Swift of our;  town, hastened with the wounded man to the -hospital .at Sumas  Wash., where an operation was u  performed.  Mr. Samson's strong constitution is greatly in his favor for a  speedy recovery.  The victim of the ��������� accident has  been acting as a special constable  in the hun tfor the' missing George  Rcid, who was supposed to have  foully murdered his wife at Clayburn on,September 6th.  ���������Try a Hojt ,'W.ater Bottle ,.for  these chilly .nights, and get it at  the  Abbotsford   Drug  Store.  Miss Mabelle Nelson is relieving  Miss Archibald while she attends  the fair in Chilliwack.  ."- &  i.-j  ���������rfl  t ���������>   j  .79  :-d ;\V0  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD. B. C.  CHURCH   SERVICES  Presbyterian     Church--   Rcv.    \   ]_,.  Campbell,'B. A., B. D. pasUr.  .���������.iihu.sn>. 'I,  i I   ;..Jii. ai.d   i : i'.U Ij.uv  :;-..per Sumas. May 20, n\ d every  .'ill.'MM.'tti1  Sunday at D ] .m  .,('. E., Wednesday at 8 p.m.  Xniiri;\y School at li u. m.  Methodist Clmrch-  Suiifiay School 10 a. m.  Presbyterian    Church'-r-Jtev.    A.    D.  Aide:-.  Mount Lehman, 11 a.m.  Pine Grove, 7 ;30 p.m.  ���������     CMenmoro, 2;.1(1  St. Mathews Clmrrli- -  Rev, A. E. Daviss,     Visar.'  A'.p.   :h.onJ.-      -  Soi'\i..'es   for  September.  r  p'uuber   4��������� 2 ;30   p.m.  September  11���������11   a.m.  toL-pLoinbei'  IS���������isjllO, Harvest  Thanksgiving.  September   21���������U   a.m.  C-uyburii   es^iy   bunu^-   at   7 ."l/l.  AJGOrSFORD   P0STG;:.-IC2  \ '           OJlice hours from S a. m. to 7 p. in.  No 214 M: il train from Vanccuvei  and east due S:07.  No L07 JVii :1 [iv.in from S';alei du^  C :03.  Train No. 314 south bound due a;  8;07; No cOS due- at .17:27.  Train ^o. 307 north bound due al  G ,33 ; No 313 due at IS .-22.    ' .   ���������  Great  Northern���������going  north   ai  6;'20; going south at 7:15.  :waji iur upper Sumas o/ory Muncin).  Wtdiicsday mul Sal ui day, I p. jm.  Aiaii loi' PeairtonviHo u-.cjry 'I'titjsda:-  find Saturday, J p.- in.  -Mai!   fjr  A.'d'>r:?-r:jvr-.   SiVutrcetl  aj-id Otter,  every Tuesday, Thurs-  ��������� d.iy and Saturday at 1 r.rn. ���������  r        THE ABBOTSFORD POST  i h.lnliuti    cvi.'i'.y    J'l-iihiy    by    the    Post  i J 'uhii.thitu-;  Company.  '.' ftcf! !,i .Ji.'i:ni:(l d.M'nliTl (���������. die inlu;-  I . iij' .\ hl.oi.jlui'.l :iii(l sin. -'uiiiinj; dl.i-  .i.l.  u'vi.'/ti  in a,  liiLioj  Kiude liiiow.     'h ai>  !i- it���������������.ji.        ��������� . .      ���������  '     '  U'ICAL  AD\'l:;i:;T],Sr.N'G--l^ cents  pe:  ��������� iii- iiji   t'u: i. in orilon, unci t> i-i-m-i a nil.  in- ail .-.lib ii'i]ii.in t i-oii  t'cutiso in-ei-tion  O ��������� v Slj-'Ufc'.'l'.tli���������I-j'sitiioi' for nav  n^ii:  ���������io   SoveriiiMOiit.,  FRIDAY, SEPT.23,-1910  THE NEW LIQUOR ACT  ]Nrot a week has passed since  the new Liquor License Act, became operative that has not seeii  one or more prosecutions successfully cairi-jdt krough, usually under now provisions designed to re-  rr-i'.-ii-. both the sale and the use  !'  i ���������(���������': :.-icrints.   This  :s   a step   in  advance   f.f  other   lci\i lation     on  iv rnbjcct in force in. Canada.  At 1-iincc R; pert, where  fmi-    a  Lime   'binid   p:gs"   flourished   and  waxed fat, fines have been impos-  p-:l aggrcgiting between $S,000and  "hlC.GOO, while in several cases it has  b:o:i   made  so   exceedingly! warm  for undesirables in the trade that  ihey hove fled ihe country.       At'  f'%he.'.;���������;��������� Creek an application'for License was  prc-emptqrily cancelled  and a fine of $300 imposed for illi-  ���������it roill,; g at an  established hotel  In  Kamloops  a fine   of $300      has  been imposed upon  a weTl-known  no i  BUSINESS   DIRECTORY   OF  .    ABBOTSFORD.   "  General  Stores ���������  Authier Brcs.  D. W. T'urnbull.  . M. L.. McPhee.  Koto is���������  Abbotsford Motel, H. Freeman, Prop  ��������� ConiiJiercial, J.-A.'Blair, .Manager.  Real   Estate--  J. \V.. AlcCalhuu.  C. A. Sumner.  Western Reraity, J. J. i\IcPhee & W  Nelson.  Lindsay Russel', C. E. '  Auctioneers���������  Lindsay RusseiJ, C. E.  J.   \V. JUcCaiiiun  Banks���������  Royal Bank of Canada, W. H. Kerr,  Manager.  Creamery���������  Li.. A. Howe,1 Proprietor.  Hardware  and  Furniture���������  II. - A anson. - -  Butch^rE���������  J. .Moiikmau. ' ' - '  KuLhig and King.  Li vary Stable��������� -. "'       ���������  Lyle & And-jrson  Baker ar.d  Cont.-jc-uonei:���������  L. Lc&ace.  RESTAURANT"���������  Conrad Andersen.  Shoemakers���������  M. Manser.  Board of Trade���������  J. W. AjcCallum, Socie!::ry.  Ci<?cksmiih��������� '  Stanley Ausneau.  Darber and Pcol Rooit���������  Jos. Sanderson.  G. Ieenor.  Tobacco and  Novelties���������  .). V. Means.  Doctor���������  T. A. Swift.  SADDLEIiY   an-J   I-aKJJVV A Rli1--  -i   ���������-������. uei'.iaev.  MERCHANT   TAILOR.  T. C. C'joi-.an.  PURVEYORS  Jlon(i(-"i'.'i'..'i!   j;n.l   Tavlor.  ABBOTSFORD DRUO STORE  MUSIC TEACHER���������  Miss Alice Steed.  tci man for soiling drink to an  intoxicated i^-rson ; and on Thursday at Nelson, one man was fined  $100 and costs by Police Magistrate  Ir\iao fc r Wvi.ng supplied ���������' a minor with a glass of liquor, this be-  i;i2/ the f-lrst prosecution of the  kind under the new. law.  ]n Fort George-Avhero conditions  are  largely  analogous  to      those  ���������:rc-vai,'i-. g at Prhie.e Rupert in the  formative  period  of  that-    city's  growth, word came q fortnight ago  that   "b'iad   .-p'gger-e-b"   were   do-  inij; a thriving trade.   In less than  L'wenty-four hours after the     receipt cf'this. report, Superintendent Hussey' had Constable Anderson c>f Quosnol en route to     the  scene, and as a consequence of this  officer's activity, within three days  of his arrival at  South Fort, two  men had been apprehende'd on the  charge cf illicit liquor selling arraigned before Justice Cowie     and  Bouchier, convicted, and sentenced  in aach case to one year's impris-  on incut j tho sentence being, however, suspended for two weeks in  whi?.h  ih?   offenders  might   exer-  cis?t he'option of leaving the dis-  tri2t and province..  These examples from the records  cr defects and properly packed;  (2������ No',' 1 quality, unless such fruit  consists of well grown specimens  of one variety, sound, ,of not less  than medium' size, and of good color for the variety, of normal shape  and not Less than 90 per cent-free  from scab, worm.holes, bruises and  .���������tkc-r defects, and properly packed; (")i No. 2 quality, unless such  fri-its includes no culls and con-  ui-.ts.of L.pecLmena of not less than  nearly mpuium size for the variety  ind not 'Less than 80 per cent free  from worm holes and such other  defects as cause material waste  and propei-Iy packed.  c. In any,." package in which the  fa&c-d or shown ' surface gives a  false reprosentattion of the con-'  touts o'f such package; and it  shall be considered a false' representation when "more than 15 per  cent of such fruit is substantially  {���������������������������inaik-r in size than,'or inferior' in  ' grade, to or different in' variety  from; tho face or shown surface of  .ich  package:  Section 322, -dealing with fruit  falsely marked-and packed, is as  folio \vs\  ��������� Whenever any fruit in any paclc  Pgc is found to be so.packed 'that  :he faced or shown surface ^vi;sa  JalEO representation of the contents of the i)ackage, any inspec-  ior chajg->d-with the enforcement  of this part may mark ths words  '���������falsely marked" in plain and indelible manner- on the --package.  2. 'Whenever any fruit .packed  in a closed package is found to be  falsely marked, the said inspector  may efface such false marks and  mark the words "falsely marked"  in a plain and indelible manner:  on the package.-  3. The inspector'shall give notice by letter or telegram, to the  packer whose 'name is marked on  the pockago within twenty-four  hours after he 'marks the words  'ialsc-liy marked."  ^wwstffy1^  t/LcJAIX CURE  C W' .% -TO I' "SCT  -   Jo"0  iM  FMIE^  (���������(    ^\rrJA^Jl EASNES& OIL,    WHIPS,  HALTERS/ BEUSEES,   SWEAT  COLLARS-,    and.rJso  bicKjMOKe'S gall curb.; ^-ich-y������- vi-sr���������n*-g...g?."-i^������ry  Cnro for Gatjs, Wounds, aud Sor������n wpg'n r.:ni;-nvl<;-,  P.O.Box 45  ALbouford, B. C.  i LIVERY AND'FEED STABL  AN 13  TOURING'AUTOMOBILE  We can,give you the be a I  of attention al Reasonable" Rates.  Oiir New Touring Autouiobilejs in great demand.  Wm. LYLE  Stables on F.sscndenc Avenue  %K^aaMfia^^^  t  I Time, Is Worth Money,  So Is '.Hay  jj| But it is worth more money when it is baled,"because  it is 'easier   to  ^ handle and retains the sweet flavor that is nccessaiy to bring  good   prices.  jk' And to properly bale hay so that lime may be raved an I. PI. C. h.ay press  (Hi io  iadespensiable.  ��������� See Cathorwood & Watson for terms and prices,  A. G. BROWN 8c CO.  1043 Wastmlnstar Ave., . Vancouver, B.C.  m&&m"ffMW&ism88ii  oi tho lva.nner in whi,2h the law js  bring enforced serve to convince  oven the most prejudiced opponents that Hon. Bowser meant precisely what he said declaring that  "this law is 'made to be enforced  and will be enforced."  FRUIT   SALES   ACT. '  Copies have been received of the  .amendments to the inspection and  ���������' sales Act, part 9, referring to fruit  !;<r;d fruit . packages. (Section 3  of the clause No. 321 is. amended  so that in .place of the ��������� words,.  '���������'fpeciniens not less than medium  sizes," the phrase, "includes no  r-ulls," i--. used.' ���������    ���������  The other clause of the act of  most interest to fuit packers in  this province is K"o. S22. This remains unchanged.  ^:^^^^*^^#^^^*^^^#-^o^^#^^  t  ���������A'  ������  Soeliji\  Ml   is  follows:   "No  egace  ABBOTSFORD,  BAKER  Bread, Buns, Kisses,  Cream Puffs  Wedding Cake a Specialty  ;* - rwzitzxmnrzrrsTKUL  I  -A-  9>?  4  I  ABBOTSFORD, B. C. I  ���������s  ���������tf<!������-*&-'*#^^  person >,ha!l f.tV.i, oreffer, expose  or have iji his jiossession for sale,  siny fruit .packed.  a. In a,closed package and intended' for sale, unless such' package is marked'as."required by the  provisions   of   this ;par,t;  b. In a closed package upon  which package is marked any designation which represents such  fruit as of; (1) fancy quality, un-  Jtss suchfruit .consists of = y/e.(l  grown spejcimens of one variety  sound, of uniform and at least normal size, and of #ood color for the  variety, of normal shape, free from  worm, holes, bruises, scab and oth-  EVENING   THINGS   UP-  The   General  Conference  of   the  Methodist Church did some  great  stokes   for  righteousness   a't^ .Victoria, E. G., the. past fortnight. It  resolved in favor of church union  for the Methodists, Presbyterians,  and Oon,grega|tionaIi,sts. It listened  to   a speech   from   Sir   Wilfrid  T.aurior, which is verj'- much as if  Dr. Sproule had  been   allowed  to  address a   consistory of cardinals  But this is the day of rapproache-  ments, and it is  a hard matter to/  prevent gocTd Christians, no mat-  tor what sec getting  together.  It  expurged the famous  disciplinary  clause in re-grrd to cards; dancing,,  and  th/eatre-going,  treating        it  rather as a   counse I of perfection  Lhan as a rulo of life. In this, enlightened  age-not-'even   a Joshua  can make.the sun stand still.*   The  Conference saw through' "authors"  and  other   pale   substitutes      for  euchre   and   ca:ino   and ,chose /to  deal with the  de,vil in  the 'open,  sooner   than  undermine  character  with  futile   deceptions.   And   then  having  gone  ahead  at   a tremen-  cus pace, it re-elected Dr. Carman  General Superintenent and elected  Rev.  Dr.    Chown    associate,      ,to  steady   things   up.   Rev.   Dr. ��������� Carman is the patriarch of the assembly. He is .seventy-seven years old  and has been twenty-six years as  general superintendent        Before  that hd was Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal,church.   In theology  he is the oldest living, inhabitant  of   "Paley's   Evidences,"   and   has-  directed the affairs of the church  along that line ever -sonce he could  think.     The Rev. Dr. Chown,. his  coadjutor, is a much younger man  and is  a    moral .reformer o  fthe  sternest sort..  The duties will probably be  divided  this   way.      Dr.  together the Conference of    ���������the  Methodist  church   has     displayed  a fine  sense  of  averages      right  Carman will carry 'the< honors and  Dr. Chown will do  the  work. Al-  through   the   piece.���������Collier's  \ WANTED TO'-RENT.-in .Matsqui  in one orm'ore blocks���������300 or 400 ac.  good land already under cultivation; State terms to P. S. care of  this  paper, Mission  City.  A man may profit temporarily by,  stealing playtime from youth, but  his Loss will be permanent.  JOE MARTIN, THE, PARADOX  A red blasting, rage holds  British Columbia at Joe-Martin's "impudence in-saying that-it was too  much   "on   the -make.".  The   Middle  West may make money ;    for  money's sake bu : B-ifsh Columbia  would have you know  that     she  makes money.for the'ease and gra  ces.of life >she can buy with it. You  catch the difference of course, Who  is this me'mlber for 'St.     Pancreas,-.  London, who comes back over the  ccean to foul hi3  own riest? Was  he never "on the make" in British  Columbia? Did he quit because he  was 'disgusted  with    money.    or  because he had enough ?Joe Mar-,  tin is  quite  frank  about it.     He  says if was because he had enough  But   what  was  enough? Aye,'  there's the rub. Vancouver says  it was a million. Hastings town-  site and Springer's Heights made'  Joie Martin rich. Who is he then  to cast the" first stone? Let him  go' back to England, to the House  of Commons, to his inconsistencies.  J :et the erstwhile $25000 a year  solicitor of the C. P. R. ,lash the  the 'swollen corporations of the  Old Land.   Let the  millionaire  of  Springer's Heights' scourge the  wealth and privileges of the effete  ai is Lac racy cf the Mother Land  .Bur lethPm keep a civil tongue in  his .head 'when he : ������������������ '���������:  chums who-know all about him. He  got his. Let them- have"a chance  to get theirs.���������Collier's  ���������   THE      WISE      ONE.  -The  pics  are -just  as  good���������the  defeneration is in the  eater.  We all do feel the need of piety  when we are up against hard luck.  A man in good health finds it  easy to laugh at the ills of o.thers.  The foolish man wastes the present worrying about the future.  A lira time of regret is often un- *  folded in a moment of foolishness.  A short sermon is -the one that  contains the most meat, no matter  how Long it takes t pdeliver it.  Farmer's Agency  City Market Phone 5452 Vancouver  Pioneer Produce & Commission  Agent  Our Motto'-- -"Highest price paid for  hrst class stock."  P.   S.--- We   have orders for   early  apples to ship north.  SSURANCE  LOANS  Abbotsford Homesites  If you are looking- for a home  or snappy investments  in town lots, acre-  r age or fan  (I  4  1*3.  i?  \\  M  J*  ���������  >w.  if  ���������71  <fl  P  irl  I**  1  Ir  1  |<t  ( a  4  Hi'  tij  KA  1'  if  f  f  a  w  tvl  4>*1 4 iv        </*  ������������������-.M*rj������i .w-ohrO* w   j^-j.j-"x  -di^'iWmm^r.  1  * ('^ "���������NipJAJ.    _i -iu.\   of"  -~-....-^...v,,. M#/5s.-.^v ,^-^j*  ii  I  I  j5.'  I  I'  5'  ;'l  4  Hi  jg I  1  1'  is  1'''  I  Hi  <ll  s  p  THE ABBOTSFORD POST,      ABBOTSFORD, B  THREE  ABBOTSFORD,  B. C.  Capital paid up, >,0)),"))).'  Reserve Fund," 5,700,000.      / .  Total Assets,'70, 000,000.  A general' banking business transacted-. ���������       ���������  SAVINGS    BANK  Accounts opened with Deposits of   1.00 and. upwards.    Home Savings Banks issued. ''���������  Banking by mail given every attention.   , We  jj' have correspondents throughout the world.  GEO. H KERR, manager  )T  ^  j. Mcelroy "a Co.    ���������   ,  LIQUORS, .WINES' AND ; CIGARS  OF THE BEST QUALITY  ���������a ii*-*}^'i2uutLAV*njrrmimmmvKiim^**z*rcix*v'rx rynrn���������Ti������t~ nTTirnfMThTHtnKr������MniuriiWniifcmin iirtm i ��������� -ywrrr rig  Cor. Essehdene Ave. and Oscar St., ���������' '  as-  CITY  WATCH THIS  SPACE FOR  SUBSCRIPTION  ANNOUNCEMENT  CANADIAN   FAIR   DATES.  Canadian Naiional Exhibition at  Toronto, August 27 to> Sept 10.  Dominion Exhibition at St. John  N. B.. September 5 to 15.  Western  Fair,  at  London, Sept  ember 9 to 17.  Central   Canadian .Exhibition   at  Ottawa,  September'9   to  17.  Provincial'Exh bi.ion, New Westminster, B. C, Oatober 4 to  8. 11.  GEORGE  REID'S   BODY  FOUND.  For once the Fraser River has  divulged a'secret and expKained a  '.myiste'ry that has been' baffling  ri.e police for-some ..time.  ��������� Tho body of'George Re"id, who  brutally, murdered his wife at Clay  burn on Tuesday, September 6, .has  been found. " .,        -'.  it, will, be .-remembered ;that after committing the atrocious crime  ���������l.n.ei" murderer.':[completely ' disappeared'and-'altho.ugh\a' large .force  of police .were atlpncei. placed on  t:ie "hunt,'-including -.bloodhounds  from-the States, no trace ��������� of- the  missing.man could'be found, until  Tuesday, September- 20th, ��������� when  Mr. George Duguid, caretaker at  the pumping station on .the sourh  side of the river came to Mission  City and reported the finding of  a body in the river which- corresponded to that of the missing man  The provincial police- were immediate! v notified and Constable-  Gamon of Mission City, who has  been on the scene -ever .since the  crime was-committed, amd Provincial Officer. Wilkie, who' has  been directing-the man-hunt, immediately proceeded to the Indian  reservation where the < remains  were. / ���������  The body was'taken--ashore and  en examination it was found that  the throat was cut on the left side  the gash being similar to the one  which eausled the death of' Mrs.  Reld.  The dead man was completely  attired'in a navy-blue suit, celluloid collar and' light tie, cap with  the najme. of the storekeeper at  Cranibrooke; in ,it and a pair - of  patent leather low ��������� shoes. No  letters or papers of any description were found, with the. exception of a square envelope with the  inscriptions written in pencil,  "Two tickets for Winnipeg, Box  0-41, World, from" Calgary to Toronto,   606   Hamilton   Street."   >  The man's watch was also in hia  pocket, the hands of which stopped at fifteen minutes to three, besides ijwo pocket ' handkerchiefs,  key ring and keys, and a sma,lj\  bofttlje, 'containing carbolic acid  Pinned on his undershirt .was a L.  O. L. .badge,, No. 1885, from Pema-  ta,nguashinie, Ont��������� On "his left  arm was tatooed an emblem of the  Orangie'Order/  ���������   The body presumably had been.  in the .water about ten  day3 and  ,was in a fair state of preservation  The  .remains   were, removed   to  Mission   and   the   authorities      in  Vanqcuzvea-   noliflied   Mr.    Porter,  one of the gentlemen who was stay  ing at the .house where the crime  was  committed,  came'over   from  Clayb.urn  and   after   viewing   the  body identified it as that of Reid  Relatives of the murdered .woman  also, arrived on the Jate train from  Vancouver and' made the identifi-  .ati'jn  positive. -  It-would appear that the murder  'er, after committing the awful deed-  headed  for, the  Fraser,',with  the  intention of taking   his own,  life  thinking no  doubt  that  his body  would .never   be . found. ,His   left  pant leg had 'heen torn, possibly in  (his   journey. through   the   woods,  the rent being held together with,  a   pin. . ���������  The murder of Mrs. Reid, caused  considerable of a sensation,, not  enly iln thi3 -district, but .alii over  the province and across the ��������� line,  on account of the, brutality of the  crime and the apparent absence  of motive, short of an insane jealousy on thqf' part of the husband;  Twelve police officers and special  officers have been out on'the hunt  for tho missing'husband since' the  clay after the crime, but no trace  of tho man was,ever. picked-up. although jf he -usual false scents  occupied the'attention'of the authorities. A few days/after "��������� the'  murder a- man' was, arrested ��������� near  Boliioiham who claimed t iobe Reid,  but it proved hot so'.,  ,The body was discovered by Job- .  eph Louis, an Indian lad, from the'  the  Matsqui  reservation,  floating  in the Fraser about ten o'clock on  Tuesday   morning,  fourteen, days-  since   the   crime   was   committed,-  It is doubtful if the Indian'Will.receive the $500 dollars offered J'for  information' leading to the ;arrest  and  conviction   of   George 'Reid"'  Though it is likely, he wiljl receive  somiC, recompense. ���������-.'__  The following jury were J ��������� em-  pannelLed-at Mission City yesterday;        '..������������������>       ' '  T. H. Nor'thcote,.formavi, W.Plum  ridge, Jas. Murray, C. A. Christie,  D. Scott and'A. -Lane. , ;. ������������������ '  After viewing the remains and  listening.'to the- evidence,*, they  brought in the ver'dictof, "Suicide  while   temporarily  insane."  .    ,    FRUIT   PACKING   ...  ������������������^  ��������� The fruit branch of the Department of Ajgriculture of British  Columbia has arranged to have a  series of packing demonstrations  at some, of the- local fairs this fall  and has also been able to arrange  separate demonstrations at Hat-  zk Ojn the 3rd of October at Mr,  Brealey's place and at .Hammond  on the 4th of October in the sheds  cf the Fruit Growers.' Association.  The expert Mr. Denny who has  been procured in Oregon for the  the purpose,-by the Departmento&  Agriculture has done demonstration-work in packing at the Rational Apple' Show, Spokane/ and  i& well; qualified to give advice and,  tfc.monstr������ftions in the grading,  packing and wrapping of apples  and pears. '      .  This year, prices of poor fruit will  undoubtedly be low and the same  applies to fruit poorly graded and  pact Dei.   Growers   are'    therefore!  urged to take advantage of these,  opportunities   to   secure' information on tjic most up-to-date methods of grading and packing fruit  R. M. WINSLOW,  Provincial   Horticulturist.  ll>s  father  had  found  it  necessary to rather severely punish Ro-  bort,   agod   five.   The   little   clxaj?  came running to me with resentment in his heart.  "Auntie,"  he  sobbed,  "did    God  make you?"  ���������'lii'es,   Robert,"   I   answered  '���������'And .'iid' ho- mat-:a md?3  ��������� "Yes."      " "*  "And did he make me?' '  "Certainly,  my  boy." '        '  "And did he: make pa, too?"  "Of course he did."  "Well,"   sobbed   Robert      sadly  "that's when he made a mistake!"  ���������   Strictly firstrclass in. every -respects The bar is  stocked-with the best of wines, liquor and"cigars;    ,  v     .'m    - RATES,  $1.56"TO   $2.00  PER   DAY  .  .  H. FREEMAN, ^proprietor  "G������3������  ?������������������ ���������^^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������I* ���������M^K^^KKK-9 ���������>������������������  ���������!���������.  P. .0. Box 58  Insurance ��������� '  Phone No. 1  T  T  t  T  f -.  -f  ���������T  'T  t  i  -1  t  REAL;ESTATE   AND   COMMISSION    AGENT  ���������aw uuiijmX3SBinznfBtaamxtatcunx\Ka jnr. CMxmMiiusj3ajaiav?mu3SVi������&xizir,&M������eex������:iSJ&2.s.AXiL>*r.t.*<tmt*.*vmp.\t*rOk*t,r^-vxl,A-**wk>xi������  r-g-i  r��������� a -i  fflmmmwmmmwmmmmtmms^i;  t  I  ���������������������������  4'  f  f  T  T  T  X  f  i*  4*  ' 25 of which are cleared and under eultiv-:  ation; 11 acres of prairie, a fine bearing  orchard of apples, pear and. plum trees,  a' choice ��������� variety of small-fruits,-small  ���������/ house and one million feet of timber (no  lease).-This property adjoins the Hygienic  Dairy and the -Matsqui Oil field, has two  ,  running streams and is the very finest of  soil 10 chains deep, faces on mile of good  road. ' This is one of . the finest   pieces  ���������' of ' property ��������� in" the  Fraser Valley.  The  owner must sell 'and will  accept $80  per  y  acre,  9  balance in one vear  '���������!���������  We are entrusted with the sale of 7  lots adjoining the Townsite of Abbotsford  averaging .66.ft. x90ft. and the price is  A  Speculators should investigate this  .'Land Exchange Office  Abbotsford. B. C.  ?f  y-  ���������?���������  Y  f  f  Y-  i  - t ���������  -t ���������  f  t  T  t  V  $  ���������  t  T  T  v  t  f  t  -1>  fc ,  ���������'ii  L   I  *-'I  !������  ��������� ���������!  ������ ������%<>?t"t^t^&i^t^^  5  hi r'6t;k  T&E ABBOTSFORD POSt,  ABBOTSFORD, B. C  .. -/v^^o*..*^  s  i  ������������������M  uu. ana  ,   All kinds of fresh meats in.season.  ONLY  Al   MEATS  KEPT  IN   STOCK  We deliver the good's    ,l *  3������  If  r  At prices never before offered in Abbotsford.  18 in. $2.35.      21 in. $2.65.      22 in. $2.85.  23 in. $3". 15.    24-in". $3.50.   .  There are only 50'of these stoves to be sold at  these prices. Secure one while thoy are going as  there is a cold winter ahead of us.  If ordering by mail enclose right amount and  state plainly size required and kindly mention that  you saw this ad. in the Abbotsford Post.  o  T������.  Matsqui   Hotel  MISSION CITY. E.G.    -  . This hotel has been   thoroughly  rennovated throughout and is now   *  open to the public.  The   Bar  it  stocked   with   the  choicest wines, liquors   and cigars.  MMHMMHMfl  Rates: $1.50 to $2 per day  SAM GILES, Proprietor .  Fresh Milk  12 quarts, $1.00    Delivered once every morning  Lythwood Ranch,        AbfjOtSfCrd  1  Our cows are specially selected and quality guaranteed.  Good cows always for sale.-  ^^���������������������"^*������^^^^������������-fl*"^������<������^>������*>'������������"^*"������"'  Social and Personal.  jMr. M. L. .McPhee went to Bell-  jugham on.Tuesday and returned  on Thursday.  ��������� o   Mrs. Sliortrecd and her daughter  Miss Essie were visiting, friends  in Bellirjg'oam this week.  Mr. A. Johnson's youngest daugh  ttiT is .iquite ill at her home,  Mrs. Albert Taylor who has been  Wry sick is improving now.   .  Mr. J. P. Elliot is attending: the  fair  at   Chilliwack   this   week.  Shaving Mirrors,  Razor  Strops,"  etc. a full assortment .at the Ab-r  botsford Drug Store.  ��������� While Mr. George Clark is a-  way on his holidays Mr. C. Sale is  agent at the C. P. R. station  - Mr. and Mrs. Alex. C. Mof f at.have  arrived here from Kamsack, Sask.^  arid intend making their home here  'Mr.  'McAllister   of   Alberta   h,as,  purchased some land and will make  Abbotsford his home.  Mr. and ;Mrs.' George Ferguson  &pent a day. in. Vancouver and  New Westminster this week.  Mi3S Alice "M. Stcede. teacher of  painoforte wrntf-pupi'B She ie a  certified teacher cf Leipzig Conservatory of  Music,  Germany.  Thero is great excitement on the  hills near Abbotsford. There are  a number of people staking gold  clpims and expect to find goid.   rOt   SAWMILL  BURNED  Fire   on  Sunday "destroyed   the  &aw mill .of the Maple Grove Lum  be.r  Co.,  near Cla/yburn,  the loss  being abouti$10,000 with very little  insurance. Two small houses i ear'  the mill weire. also,-burnt "cogotiu-r  with; a part of .-the housahou.'d effects.  Mr.   Richard   Hartnell   was  manager and part owner   A     xhe  miU>.   It ha'd  a   cutting    capacity  of about 10,000 feat >of lumbor pf r  day   and   had been   at   work   for  some, time  past  cutting, timbers  for  the  B. C.  E.  R.  construction  in that vicinity .  ABBOTSFORD   FOOTBALL  Some; of' the old time football,  players around the town -have or-  ga;i.<ed a football' team and are  out for some good sport 'during  the coming winter. Yesterday  the captain tried,to arrange, for.  a g-:.me with Mission* City but the  iootball team in that town is somewhat disorganized at the present  time and. no game could be arrang  ed on short rioti \?.  It is not yet known as to whether tho boys will send in a challenge for the PakenhamCup which  is to be played for at Mission City  on Thursday next, fair day. They  might have a chance to win ��������� if  they got ouv. r.nd practised pretty  good before- that date. It -would  do no harm to sand in a chal-  to the secretary of the association  Mr.  Verc-here.        ' % %    '���������  The  following'.are the   offficers  for.- the coming year;  Present���������C.  Hill-Tout,   '  Vide-Pres.���������W.  Buckley,  ���������'Sec-Treas.���������D.   W.   Turnbull,   .".,  ...Captain���������Cyril H. Harropi .  A swell Mine  of Sponges at the  ABBOTSFORD DRUG. STORE  MATSQUI SCHOOL BOARD  The regular meeting of the Matr  squi school board was held in the  municipal hall <o*n 'Saturday,  September   3,   trustees   Cruicksh-ihks,  Conroy,  and  Marryfield   were   all-  in attendance. -' ."*���������,  ' Several communications       were'  read end ordered to be filed. ''  I    The .treasurer was inBtrui:-..������tl to  pay to the Canadian Bank of Com-:  mercej  the   amount   of  the  temporary, loan  with  interest.  Matters partiining to the different schools and necessary supplies  were considered and the following  accounts were passed;  Aberdeen school���������To Smith, Da-  idson, and Wright, ma.p3, $14.50.  Gicnniore school���������Smith Davidson and' Wright, $14.5,0.  Peardonville school���������Frank Wool  or, ten ricks of wood; $15. work ,at  school, if.8, total $23. ���������  To Frank.Wook-r, locks, etc. supped $1.   '     ���������'      '    ���������  Ridgedale school���������Geo Cruick-  shanks,.,clearing school  $3;       H.  Henderson & Tayio  (Associate   Members Can.   Soc. C. E.)  Civil Engineers  R. A. HENDERSON  B: C.'LAND   SURVEYOR.  Office, next P.O. P. O.'Eox I I  BABY SHOW AT MISSION  FAIR  When  at1 Mission   City   recently  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, premier of Can  ada, remarked -that   he,     already  I   knew of Mission asa fruit   -growing centre  and  was  pleased      to  know  that  sugar1 beets'  might  be  grown there, l}: the best crop of  .ail was the numbers of sturdy men  and  women, 'young  children   and  | babies which he saw. Naturally Mis  sionites ar eproud of their babies '  and the Board of Directors of the  Mission Agricultural and Arts Association, ��������� the1 majority   of   whem  are fathers themselves, could not  let the'annual fair pass this year  without a-baby  show.' Accordingly",   Thursday;  September '29,   the  date of the. Mission fair, will probably .see babes of all-kinds, colors  and descritions from the city     and  district  decked iout  in -their' best  bib and tucker, brought to the fair  grounjdsby their mothers forcom-*  petition,for. the prizes offered. The  names of the judges.-forithfe baby  show-have not been .divulged.   Indeed it is rumored that the judges  will.appear on the. groundsill disguise in order to escape from pos-:  sjb.le irate 'mothers later 'on,-whose  babies  were  also  amonjr the  "also rans." ,"  For the best baby under one  year of age; either boy or girl, J. |  Haddad, jeweller of Mission,' has  offered a silver .mug valued at $3  For. the second -prize' A. Stephen  druggist of Mission, has"'put up a  bottle of perfume valued at $1.50  The .third prize is' a $1 ribbon, giv  en by C.' Laiie; dry good^ and men's  furnishing^'of Mission Cityi 'A-  p'hotograph "of the contesting  babies will, be taken in a group  on the grounds, a'pcopy of which  will be given to the prize winners.  ���������Columbian.. *        ������������������'-..  At a meeting of the agricultural  society.:ih" Mission City-the following gentlemen were ' appointed  judge's of "the- baby show; Messrs  W.- Abbott,'A. M. Verchere' and G.  A. Watson'. ������������������ No doubt these, gentlemen - have been-chosen on account of their' porspisaciousness  they being good' judges' of fruit,  but how the -society, could ,expect  them, to officiate in a baby- show  will remain: an unexplained mystery. They.are all married men too   ���������o���������   ALAS !    THE WORKING WOMAN  f:  Always Good Values at  "1>  <&.njra. ^ttD  ROWATS   PICKLES  The Best Made  Quart bottle 30 cts.  EMPRESS BAKING  POWDER, made in Van-1  couver. Satisfaction guaranteed!  1 6 oz. tins 25c,  5 Hi. tins 85 c.  IMPERIAL- FLOUR  Milled at Eburne from Alberta  Wheat  Per sack  $1.75  BREAKFAST  FOODS  One of the most nourishing  is CERMEA  5 lb. packages   35c.  ������ ���������������������������������! fjr ��������� mi^A uiiJlijT  D. W. TURNBULL  Abbotsford  and  Huntingdon  A, H���������HARROP  PORKERS and STORE PIGS  ALWAYS FOR SALE  Wellington Ranch   -     ���������-      -   Abbotsford B. C.  -0-"  "Poor woma^n she works hard  all day and she's up nearly a:i  night with, the.babies."  '���������"What's'the 'matter with ' ;'her  husband? Why doesnlt "he help  her?  ��������� "O! He puts in "all his time."agitating for an eight hour day for the  working-man," -,,  ���������    :,  THE   'MARKET.  Hay'ton, window blinds and labor  n.' ; V'-.v;'.'''v:\ ,���������;-.���������'       '  General account temporary loan  Canadian Bank of Commerce. $1,000  postage $2;  telegrams^ $1.75.  The forest fires'interfered to  Bprne extent with,.the market this,  week. ..Although the, attendance  was quite,up to the ordinary, the  offerings were, not as large as us-  ujal. There appeared to be more'  meat than usual. Veal and mutton and pork .were, in fair quantity,  Small' live pigs brought $6 each.  Only a few were sold. Veal is reported to have dropped a little.  One *el.Ierwas asking 12 1-2 cents  a' pound, which price he received  last week. Two 'buyers saMd^' the  He was told the .market .price was  market price was not the flame now.  11 cents. ',.���������.. ..   '-,-  Poultry was in fair supply.Ducks  brought from .$9 to $12 according  to >sizo. L/arge fowl brought as  high as $12 a dozen, while other  grades of hens and spring chickens brought corresponding prices  ��������� A (considerable   portion  of   the  apples   offered '^vere      purchased  wholesale  by   Vancouver   buyers.  Some{ 'grades   that  sell   at  about.  jjp. a   box retail, were sold in whole  sale lots at 70. icents a   box..  No;  2  grade' Gravensteins  sold  at  $1  a  box retail.   One   dealer       sold  , Grime's Golden Pippin, No. 1 Maid  | en Blush and Longfie.ld, No. 1 eajph  at,    $1     per box.     Italian prunes  brought from 65 to 75 cents a box.  ��������� Eggs wholesale sold at 42. cents a  dozem.   Retail   they-���������brought      45  cents.   Creamery butter was, seeing at 30 cents .a   pound.   It was  made in'.Alberta. The seller  who  w as. a   butcher claimed that he had  to sell at that price according to  cr ntract.  Potatoes retail  were Belling  at  fx.25 per, sack. George Dowling.  stated that the dry weather had  caused a scarcity of potatoes and  that they were, being shipped" up  the river again. The crop /this  j far $n Washington was not' ia  isucces. At wholesale potatoes  were selling, at $1 per sack!  The following are the     quotations;.  P.eef, forequarter   ioc  Beef, hindquarter   121-2  i-amb  ���������         15c  Mutton  121_2  Veal     '       lie  Pork, per lb i  12 1-2 to 14c  Ducks, per dozen $9 to$12  Fcwl, per dozen   $10 to $12  Hens, per dozen,-���������.............. $7 to $)  Spring Chickens, per doz - $5 to $7  Broilers, per dozen -...,-......,$4td$5  Egg3,   wholesale '----... :...   42c  Jiggi. retfii; -���������-,- ��������� ��������� .....:w  Butter, retail, per lb ��������� ���������-.--.���������1���������-.35c  Butter, who.osale, per lb  -----  26c  Potatoes,  retail    ���������-���������������������������   $1.25  Potatoes,  wholesale ���������.:::.....   $������.qq.  Apples'; retail, per box ������������������...... goc  Apples, best  varieties  ������������������      $1.00  Plums; .per box��������� ���������   75c  Pears, per box   75C  Cucumbers, per doz   3oc  4  (07  ;���������  if-


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