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 X^TbRl*: *- &  Vol. V., No. 21.  OFFICIAL' PAPER OF THE-GRA& LOYAL ORDErt OP BOOSTERS  '."i1  ABBOTSFORD, B;,,C:,'PKiDAY,   SEPT.  27,   1912  *���������*^������������������~-|TTlll ii      ���������~���������- ���������  ,  *  THE,  $1.00 PER YEAR  ���������r*���������ftTI. WB WORKS QUESTION  MBf OTHER G1E, > UP ONCE A64fN  The1- game-.sche'drbiecl to be played dn 'Albbotsford&n; Saturday iast  came off but instead of the Abbots  ford -'.having 'to play, -the Langley  boys they went-iup?>gainst another  aggregation from<G*len Valley, .but-  were the winners-jwhen 'the game-  was over.    .     ' '   f'i  There were   a . ljpge number of-  spectators from Abfcotsford, for Ab  botaford. people 'taifee>,a  great *in-  teresit in .football- aid; are backing  the ,boys this year against ,all comers.   Throughput, ,.th> gaan'e'st was  one, that was- very/sjmteresting to'  lookeron, for it, wais^a gojodgame,  well  played/and ,clean, as   it. is  known tfiot faothing^else would, be  tolerated at all onf .the field here .  The first hailf of. theVgame passed  along, without any.- scoring by either side; Theaien/Vajley^oysput.  ting up   a  real fast-feame' and it  looked.as ' though ^ittjwould* be ,a  great, race .for the ; goals.' But  in  the   second  hallf.vthe?, home '.team  buckled up-a  little,more courage'  and started in.   a G leu Valley play  er-put the ball-through,th^Wng'  goal .TOT'arte^:������flrtte-SS^^  peared tq "be  a -little discouraged,  although, they were  successful in  scoring once. ��������� But the." game was  practically   won Ibe'f ore** the- local'  boys   started "in" scoring.   ' When  time  was finally, called- the. lo'cal  team had five goals,to^'heir credit  against the Glen -Valley 1. - ..   ���������.  ^ Both teams '{played well; the locals being -in particularly fine, fettle.   It nonv looks, as though- Abbotsford   would iput , up   a - good  fight foor the three cups that.(are  being offered the players of. the  Fraser   Valley  League' this, year.  There'is i the  Hill-Taut  cup,'   the  Haddad oup, and a cup put up by I  a Langley'.enthusiaBt.  Abbotsford jplays with Deroche  next Saturday.at Deroohe, When  it is expected that the home-team  will again be the winners.  There will (be a few more friend  ly games then the cup matches will  ���������start in.        '  There   conies   a   report around  toWn again that, Abbotsford is'to  1. ���������������- ���������   * . ft  BEING HELD! TODAY  Today the Matsqui second annual  exhibition is being carried: out with  have-a-.water >works.system af-qn Ui,Q 0���������n.    ��������� " ""' VVAl'"  ihe matter,the Port.to ,i'Z   Te !      * TT*"? ' fmn^  aA+n B^ ,��������� r*-���������    u    ��������� Prcpai . There   are-visitors (from  outsdei!  of^ -������..system to supply^ the..town  with -a. good supply,, of water for  the other visitors.'  ��������� The exhibitilon. is-be'ing'held in;  the new-hall/at Gifta-d, .and-was  5������sa������RSES'SSVr?  fairly qiuiet but'.this week; a .post  man got, a line ,on it and\without  a- 'promise to not reveal the faccB  of the case.,-Points from .whence  the waiter is :to be secured' were  pointed'outanditia a well known  fact that   a .little further out of  town   a   larger arid better stream  can be -secured, and by means or  an electric pump the water forced  to amy part of the town*  This latter would of course cost; considerable more but/Hi would be worth  while RlS the supply of water would  be- practically unlimited,  and    oi  course of the very best quality. .'  : Abbotsfordi needs   a .water ays-  -tem���������a Vsoo^V one^tap/^Tio -' make *  the town", a-, desirable'place, to live,  in ttt is required that water be, ,:i'  desired, in every house without .the  tedious work ,ott papa-carrying\k  from the tap in.front of iSparrow'a  feed store,'   Alt present .this,'want'  of   a proper   system (makes -the  town an inconvenient place'to live  in,"but an up-to-date system, with  a (monthly;toll of about $2 should  be   a paying jproposition through  time and no doubt the present-size.-  of the town would surely guarantee the. bonds; while as the' town  grew there-would be>fhe advant\  age- to 'the company of increased'  valuat^an '    '  Water for household' purposes is  an absolute necessity jn every growing town, and Abbotsford is'no exception to the rule. - - ,  the. district, The ball is . a .fine  one and a credit*to? the energy o'f  the 'direc'tofs and members of tho  Association.- The show ot\ yegiit-  ables was exceptionally good'" while ,  the class and quality .of the horses  and ^cattle were-qifi'te above tihe  ordinary. There * -was' "considerable  rivalry .. among ".'the horsemen for  the fii-st'pJace'for-there-are a num  fcer of fancy horses in the district,  HUNTINGDON STAR  .     NOW MINUS 1. EDITOR  7^,Ou:E-Ji!title..friend':tovthe---8Wth;or^  us, the Hunitingdon Star, has loot  its editor, Mr.'T. Brkdstock Brown,"  who^is'norvv numlbered among the' ���������  lpst,   Gone ibut not~ forgotten, p.os- ;'  sibly- assisting " some  ipqor,, ' bull'.1.  ...-.-. jse  in   his "election' cam/paign '"  Owing; to the kindness of friends'  the "little sheet has appeared dar- "  ing the past: two weeks; "and now'  it is reported-that,* it >ill .shortly  appear  ^under   new /maiwa^ement,   .  !The Star was-always a great boost'''  er for,the town and it would tbe a  great'setback to   the  community  should it cease publication.  ��������� Bat what would it not be with-    '  out its ediior and founder.  Noted  for Fresh  Groceries and  Choice Blends of Teas  r* f  A Full  Line  of  Dry  Boots and  Shoes  Special Prices  leave your order for preserving peaches, $1 crate  4  WHAT k MIGHTY HUNTER IS H  A-mighty hunter is at  present  time seeking tihe votes of the people for tihe high and' important position of chief ruler of the JJjaited  &tatesr He was out to Africa to  shoot bear.       He .spent-  several  montihs   in  the  woods  and   came  home   a   mighty  hunter,. No record has shown-that he-has at any  time in  his pioneering in  Africa,  made  a   much better record than  our friend Scattergunner Not, did  recently- on  Sumas  prairiew Stan  has friends, he always makes them  everywhere, even when others tail.  He .was told toy a resident tof the  grand prairieee that any time-he  was wanting for something to eat  in the "way ,of fowl not to goj hun-t  gry as this certain man hjajd some  ducks that Stan .was welcome  to  take 'his  choice of at, any ��������� \thnfc.,  The   other day hunting ha'd'not  been   very good  and  our  friend,  thought he would accept the offer  and go shoot   a  real tame ducki  He took that good old' friend with  him;.-r He  aimed he .shot, but  oh.  what a surprise he  received. There  was a, whole bunch Of ducks.* The  one aimed cat fell and so did another.     The, other   ducks >'a warn  away,, swimming.   'Soon "another  duck toppled-oyer for apparently  no reason  at all./^It'might' have-  been out of sympathy, but it was'  dead    in   any ' case;,  Pretty soon  others fell until he could number,  something in, the neighborhood of  some  three   or  four dozen..    ' Of  course the owner had to  appear  on the scene.   To have .shot one  duck , might have  been all'. right,  but to see the whole flock  dead  was a different matter.   They had  all to be paid (for./  Twenty-three'  American  wagon  wheels  (youcTld  not think he had so much money)  found their way into the pockets/  of the (owner    Then to square off  matters   our  Sca'ttergunner,  gave  him back some four ducks.   "  A 'friend who saw'the above incident,  says  that   when  the  first-  duck iwas  shot that the  shooter  was greatly surprised.   When thesy  began to fall off in such' large nu.m  bers   our  friend   became -alarmeiT  and hit 'for the ca,ve, but later appeared, and that is where he made  ,the serious-mistake.  His fame has spread an.d now he  receives various communications  from amateurs to show them how  he did it. "   ,  But he no doubt has1 heard���������  The call of the whip-poor-will  To shadowy woodland'places,  And when all else sleeps'still  The call of the Whip-poor-will    .*  . Insistent, clear and shrill,  Floods the vast night spaces���������  .  The call of ��������� the ,whip-,poorrwill  To-shadowy woodland places..  WHE3E HAS OUR BOY GONE ?  ��������� piu\ readers .will .remember .the  nice -looking. chap   who gathered  news for" this paper some  weekd  ,ago.   On Labor Day he^was at Mission Cjty taking .in tihe sights, ,hut  since that .date he has not appeared on the scene.   At one time it  was supposed he had;the whoop  ing cough and was staying at Glen  .Valley, but later it was found t<hat  it |was   a   false rumor, as be had  been visitnig at Whonnock and left  that point for dear knows where  It may be  that he will be found  with   the  editor  off the  Hunting-  doh Star* with the dust of traveV  in his ears, and cinders in his hair  traveling with the unwashed dubs!  visiting the various Annanias>clubs  throughout  the   country,   looking  for work and praying to the-great  powers  that  control  the political  campaign to the south of us that  it will not be fexund.   How happy  those fellows must be, doing their  little stunts three times a  day lo  preserve life, but hoping above all  things some (day to-wear a ,-derby  crown and sit among the mighty.  He is gone, let him rip., "7m ABBOTSFORD po^T^^BBO^Kn^
THE ABBOTSFORD POST
Published   every   Friday   .by   the' Post
Publishing- Comply.
'  A weeHlJ. Journal" deyoted to the Interests 6t Abbotsford find suu-ndlng district."'" '< '
Advertising Rate* made lcncm. ? ap-
plication.
LEGAL ADVERTISING-'2 cents .per
,ine' for first insertion, and S-cents a line
for all -subsequent consecutive .Insertions,
Our
'tho   Government
ing vine still clings to the vineyard :of lifei;.      ' ���
��� This1 clinging' vine business has.
always kept'me .from joining in the
happy tfonds-6! wedlock.   Especial'
ly 'did51, think fortius when in, niy
younger 'days I boarded- with,     a
newly married couple.   Ro.or man,
he   was ' enthusiastic 'in .(business,
He" was one pf'those sturdy fellows
that nothing seemed to bother, but
���often he; came home tired.;     His
Wife did not'realize-the fact ana
he'' had- to listen to-   a   tirade  oi
..bseducntconsecutlve-lnsertlons, g gaa - ^"^cher boy, &��'
SiabDoletu-Neltner for nor ���^..-���.^ ?nd'all toother things that
ovemment. '*     ' ' Scorned   cellar  or   gar eg.      Gis
FRIDAY,   SEPT.'27.   191?
*It would, appear that the Eraber
Valley Publicity Bureau Is not ytt-
a Wad" issue, although Judging
from' the recent meeting at Huntingdon it ^ould appear that it
would not live to carry out the
purpose,'which it was at first intended tio.
,The scope of the bureau will ha\ c
to-Ve enlarged and take up more
-  matters  than'the  mere, common-
���place-one' of-getting  settlers  to
come, to the' Valley... It m-ust deal
'with" all  matters  that 'p'ertajn  to
'  fcjie welfare 9,f the Valley and .the (
. - .small1".communities .that it r.cpr.c-
''   Bents..;' Settlers 'must  be   secured,
��� it is: triue;i.Tliat is what is requir-
'   ed.'" But whaif'is'the use of settlers
���   Unless;.,we  can' keep'.th.em' when
f   ,tiiey .once take* up .their happy,..u-
���bode   in .the: Valleyk/The-.larger.,
���cities are all clamoring for indus- .
' tries"to." e'nab'lk iSe .town to have;
-.Wiac-it,.^ gro"Wingymust have..,*
pay roll/' A town with a pay iol;l;i
" always go ahead;   That is the rea- ���
'son.'why we|in Abbotsford want to-
have'some factories.situated here.
* One factory will be the means q.f.
se'cuTing"' other .faotories'^ and itKuS:
, the. pay-" roU ,'w-ill growi;'. A "town" or
Village with .a fpayroll will always
��     ha've;; good'--stores;- and this1 w^ill
prevent' the residents from going*;
to,*some  other'place to purchane
'.goods..'. ^Mon.ey spent at home with
the local-merchant will always come
back to the'people who first- spe.ut
it; To teach the  people-to keep-
their money at'. Home should be one
of, Vbe, .obiecits of, the bureau.
There' is -also- another important
matter that should" not escape, the
attention of the bureau and that
is  the 'fact that the Valley i must
have" more  and better roadsv To
selcu^e'l'this fit' might be 'that .the
- bureau will, 'have- to1 approach the
government  for. assistance.
"The next meeting at-Haney next
monjth/fliipiaid, be,, well,.'attended,
and there should be  a-represent.-.
ative  from Ab>otsford  Board . of
Trade there.
concerned cellar or garet(. His
wife had a liye>erve leading .to
her brain from her backbone and
that always made her/, selection ot
pearl buttons for baby's dress a
nlU..eir'un:a imu to bo decided" utter   a   serious" discussion   i\vo  and
c-mJ   No wohder I am
BACHELOR BILL
A friend of,mine wrote,me some
time' ago that flincei litis recent marriage he'had ,a; clinging vine.   He
say's* that "li'tm'cst" Since the honey-_
m6'on ^e.Wd^'had to think and act
fbr:^he1;'de^r;one'A  The most trilling things "that concerns her welfare he has' had to take"u,pon hi*
shoulders" and  bear,'  There is rio
use' protesting ,as it causes a quar
rei; and in -or'der to avoid trouble.
of,';this'kin,d 'lie' lias' to submit, 'it
he did* not' he was accused of T.ot
taking' an interest in the home; auu
of pot loving his home at all, nor
his wife.
This clinging vine business 13,
of course, new to me, but on ���con-
cid'eraJtion there may be more truth
than poetry' in it. A woman, h eal-
thy'Vor' unhealthy, lacks backb-onc.
In' all of" Woman's forward movements' and /her advantages in tnw
li'n'e tof*. self ^reliance, and' her s de-
by-side place .with man/the (c'.ing
OP PERSONAL INTEREST
News  of   a   possible interesting
and' attractive   scientific   development  in  British Columbia .by   ca<i
inauguration to .the province next
summer, .under the auspices of -tne
western   section  of,the American
Institute.of Archaeology of wuat
la known as  a summer school, was
brought from .California Jasfr wee*
hy ���Mr: Charles Hill-Tout.-of  Vancouver, iwho. has- returned from attending, the  annual-convention o.
.rhe-Institute at which he idelivered
.Lectures upon folk lore.   The summer school consists of twio weeKS
spent aic an agreed upon centre and
devoted  to .scientific   investigation in the Locality.   Notable lecturers'.attend these schools and-.lecture upon the whole-field of archaeology, with particular reference
.tolthe classic fields of Europe.   It
.was decided.to extend these/-.schoois
Do'.qui'le   a   number of additional
centres ion1 the'other side  of the
���-line,,,and Mr. ffill-T!out,.who:; is   a-'
vice president-of the Canadian ae--
/partmerit of the institute aoid tfad
the 'lonly  Canadian  representative.'
at" i^h'e^conference,   was asked' 'to
discover whether there is such sufficient dnterest'in these matters iu
British <Oolurnlbia" to Justify thela-
s't'itute in establishing such :a school;
,for' two- weeks -alt -Vancouver :aud'
: Victoria"next-summer;-;"' ���    '    ,
This ..conference' df' the western .
societies of- the Archaeological Institute, held .at San Diego between
���September 1" <an"d 7, proved.,an unqualified success and many, objects
���of' world-wide   scientific   interest,
���were   discussed,   excursions   were'
taken for the purpose of exploring
,m'ounds and ancient shell heaps^ou
the Coast, and/ social functions of
-a very "enjoyaJbUe nature'were-enjoyed. Mr. and, Mrs. Hill-Tout have
very'happy re-co'llections of the ho*
pitalfcy , of, the   San ^Franciscans
and lof the "interest taken in scientific masters "in B. C. by .the members 'of 'the Institute, . On.his way
down iMr.' Hill-Tout  delivered-'-by
request a lecture before the faculty "and. students of Leland.Stanfpr.d!
University; and .was. pressed-t,o re--��
Iu4-j a.. r.d-Uia:ant.'date and deliv-j
er a' series ^cf-lectures there WW e
-there he  renewed  an pld,. friendr;
is'hip  with ' Professor. .;Fiadi'^l,o,u^h,
VmoVis'a,  well'known member ,of
A'he insi'titute, "and in the old days
wis," with- Mr. Hil'i-TouJt,   a   mas-,
ter'aifc"Whetham College, Vanco.u-
They had .not met for many
rest   of   the   states put   togelhei.
Though there was much intere^
ing discussion,,no solution as to th;c:,
Origin :of this.'curlous fact was at- ���
rived ' k. ,-Thqse.-. w.lio (istened- to <
Mr.   HSW-Toues'- lecture -upon .tne
buried-"city  of  Quirigua ;last:  faU
Willie interested ta'learn that, .J-
mong the members of the institute
present at-the' conference was-l-jo,
fessw Hewitt who is the director
,0f the American  School of  Axcn-
aeoi'ogy  at Sanlte Fe, and, yho ��
in charge ,6t the oxcavat on,s on the
^teofL ancient city in Guatema.
la.   flMould-tho pummer .school h*.
.established in B. C. ftpIeBjj��rBev
itf would probably be one-of the,
lecturers .to visit the province.       ,
Under the .auapices .of the. Iu^
tuteJ'Mr. Hill-Tout will, about tne
middle of "November, embark up-'
on a  series of -lectures-throughout
Canada,' commencing, at .VicLona
Scilmishipg   ,t  St. Johns   New
Sunswick.   His subject will be cne
hiero^yjphicsoftheancienU_ana
the'xelialtilon off oiu- alj[)habet to
them, With special reference to tae
later ,dLsc-o,verics of the .Mmoan,
scripts which was unearthed in tne
Cretan. excavatUonfl by Sir Artnur
Evans and which haa an important'bearing upionthe history of
the ��� aliiphaibet-Newis-Adycrtiscr.
LimencKS
TherS-wa.Va young girl at Pikes Peak,. ���
Who^ith her lover'went.dnvmg.last week
wB2��'lol the neck yokeiflirnsy cefi^^rokej
'AnffiU * crash, in aijijf, ftwenj ove^ cJJ
WitH-aterrible clatter, their,remains hey-did scaler.
m* away to its goal, flew eachllutle.gu .       - ���
-.Lei'us give" you a poke-.rf.they had used a   . , .
Mttle Giant or a Mountameer Xoke
Thei-dlress this week, instead,of heaven, would shll
\":'Rik&s .Peak: v      '���     ' ,   J   "'  ' '    '
"buy.0:Nb;?rom
"-'��� ':������������ I ������ ���'
'."Jr	
ARBOTSFORD.   B.   C.
Abbotsford
Livery, Feed and Sales
When you require a comfortable rig;
one that feels good and looks ^ood;
ring up
CURRIE ,&-Mc]
ver.   �����-j     ...
years and-' the -Vancouver, visitori*
were interested- to find.in the Pro*
feasor's'jwife ai sister of .the.famr
ous novelist and scientist,"Mr.Grant f
Allen. \   ��� i
, The subject of Mr. Hill-T(put's
lecture .before the conference was
"The science of fcflk lore and the,
importance oX its.sltudy, in the;lives'of primitive pepples," and i't was.
received" by flattering notices in
the local, papers. The papery iu-,
deed, paid special attention to, tnu
gatherings  of  the institute.   ���    -
In the wui-se -o!f the excursionb
romiains '2,000 years old were pointed tout. Among the -subjects!,dw-
cuBsed was the exceedingly, complex ��one. of Californian linguiatica.
There are as many linguistic stocks
in Cailiiprnia as in the whole of thc,
Advances Scheme tor
"  U!'"'" Co-Operative Selling
A  meeting   of   the Farmer's' In-,
stitute  vfas held in the^unidlpal
Hall  at Upper-^mas,'Sept.  lolh.
" 'Statfements were laid befor.e the
meeting " from-   various    business
firms offering bettor prices on ^ d
��� and materials^   The Institute hov
obtains for its members- stumping
powder and -'fuse, -spray materia.*
fruit boxes, seeds and.feed.,
' Much discussion ensued: on priu*
for'feed, it ^being finally deciaed
that  the  best  proposition .before
them for the present was-that ot
tW -Huntingdon Mercantile C9    .
Maj6r Pottinger laid before them
a scheme for "co-operative market-
. ���.  . ,    ', ( ���.-;>��
ing". 0   n
It was suggested that the B. c.
E ' R:' be- asked to withdraw time^
limit'on'settlers'-tickets.   , .'        ���;
Motion "made to adjourn meeting
to iSept.'30th at-7.30 p.' m., and,-that
the-cd-operative scheme be publish
'ed for reconsideration of-the-mam,
bers in the meantime: .
'The- following is' the scheme as
handed in' for publication:
In the'city one   continually  hears
complaints regarding the high cost
of living," afthe-'same time the farm
er considers tEat he does not get
a   fair return for the capital invested in and the labor expended
on his farm;   Enquiries, show -nar
the   difference-between -the high
prices-paid < by the ..consumer and
the low [price's paid the farmer re-,
present the-profits of the.middleman. '' '    ,    ���  I-  ��� 1
" The latter are generally individuals or firms; with large financial
backing -and: any attempts to knock
mp against;them with*-a smaircap-
ital ds ,bou-hd.tovprpye. disastrous.
This, refers to'any business--catering for the masses.   .'
In Vancouver, there is however,
ample scope[t'oi. a'.high-class business to-supply the wealthy classes, 'who are. willing to -pay top
'prices for the very best but- at the
same time 'would pay -nothing tor'
any articlo that is not often very
���goqd. '.
"in making enquiries in Vancouver I 'find that the majority! of hotels and restaurants buy.tEeir farm
produce  such as eggs, etc., from
wholesalers;  the flatter, in : purchasing, from farmers make, no distinction  as.regards eggs whether
they' are two days ��� old, or.. .10 days-
old ; on the other., hand the leading
clubs and wealthy residents complain about ihe.difficulty^they have
in   obtaining really fresh eggs   and
first class, cream,, milk, butter and-
'.chickens., IJt  is* to' meet' the   demands' ol the latter class that Lms
scheme is suggested.
..'l.'  A central -agency in Vancouver, consisting of an office and  a'
refrigerator, room large enougn to
-    (Continued on lftst page)
Bright Sueny Dglg
nrl Gool Evetiings
'recalls thefact that last winters heater  ought to
be'replacedbyanew one.            '
, ��� Our heaters are uptodateand the pnces.nght.
,   Get a Cold   Blast  Lantern  before  the  wet
weather sets in.   - - ^_
ABBOTSFORD, B. C.     ;
Jas5Miott     - .  "  "   ';.Manager
you are
lookini
Bargains
ai
if
Insurance-Fire and Life
Telephone Connection
one half mile from centre of the town
New six room house with fire place.
Barn 16x30; 100 fruit'trees jspiall fruits
of all kinds ;nice creek running through.
Apply for terms and price to r'  Gents' Furnishings, Boots, Shoes  For the wet Weather  Rain Coats - $4.00 to $10.00  Oil Clothing, per garment $2.10 to $3.00  Rubber Boots -       $4.00 to $7.50  Umbrellas - $1.25to>2.00  I GEO. C.' CLARK,Abbotsford,B.c.  L������������������; ������������������ ��������� . .-,, ,          ���������^-^=====gSS===C=  Is-  ERCIAL  j" Mcelroy a Co.,  LI^UQRS,   WINES  AND   CIGARS  ���������   '       OF THE BEST Q.UAJLITY  Cor. Essendene Ave. and Qscar S,t.,.  CITY  How are you fixed with your supply of stationery for the Fail  Business? Remember, there is an old proverb whicli.says"A  man, is known by the company,he keeps." To this has been  added the following, which is equally correct and meant especially for you "A merchant is known by the quality and  style of his stationer^." Of course you wish to rank among  those who have reputations as good business men.:Well then,  get your printing done^at this office, where firstclass material  and.workmanship are combined with right prices. The busy  season will soon be here, so get your orders in before the rush.  JT  o r  o s  nOOOOOOOOOOCXJOOOOOOOOOOOOO  6 " "* o  o   ABBOTS;FQ'RD, B. CI- .  Stric% first-class in "-every' respect. -: The bar is  stocked with the best; of wines, liquor and cigars,  U50 TO $2.Q0. PER DAY  . .  .     . m   ���������    " ] "   " i ' :  "'  HHBiBaDaaBaBaSBBBvaHHsnBiiB*  PROPRIETORS |  RATES,  PECKHAM 8c HUTTON  oopopoopoooooooooooooooooo.  H0US1WG THE POULTRY  V -  One   of   the   Hardest  Problems, ihe  ' -Weslern Farmer. Has to Solve  During the Whiter Months.  The ��������� hardest' problem Western  farmers have' to solve' is sutable  housing during the ��������� winter' for the  poultry.- 'Hens will live ^ through the  winter in almost any kind of a house  but'"those that live in such a house  fail to turn iri their share of eggs or,  as -it som.etimesjiapp.ens, none at all. ,  Those ' who 'have ' separate - poultry  houses will find two factors to-meet-  ^-either' stuff ness ��������� and 'datapness,  or  the house is. top cola.    The former  difficulty must be overcome;  of the  two "It" is  the  nibst injurious to the  health of'the  poultry.    Put in  ventilation  shafts Xo  draw -.off  the  air,  from both the bottom and top of the ���������  House, even go so" far as to use' cheese  cloth-in a small portion of the window."    Doubtless,-this   will  cool  the,  .house very-materially, but-the chances,  ' of  'producing"  eggs   are   far . greater  than if the'house is damp".  Jn.the-cold house it must be remem-f  bered where there, isja' good'.supply  of'chaff and'straw in which the feed  Is, thoroughly, mixed, the ihens will'  'not feel the effects of tne cold while  .working for, the scattered and buried;  'graiii.' 'No'hot or wet,mashes should,  be' fed-during the winter", as they  tend to inactivity "and: inactive birds,  feel the cold-to. the.last degree.    .    -  ���������fOTjvoTlTHJun uie ia-ugues 67 i^iiion-  able or poiMtical Idle.   , The drinking  of   the -medictaaJ- -waiter   is   not  the  *rhole -of tine .cure;, change- of scene,  IgjtopOlcAty- of..diet, early hours, free--  tdam from bustle and worry,all play,  !<������edr part dm the restoration of body  and-'mind,    ft-to quite possible, however, to ha,v������ some of these benefits  wdtawuit.-'the .expense of  going away;  from home, merely by the aid of pure,  diriinking water. The human body con-,  etets ot' waiter, In  the  proportion  of,  ebout eiJoty- per 'cent., and the water  removed from.foe -body by means of,  the breath, the peraptoatAon, the urine,  and tfhe toowels-ds the vehaole by which'  the-body; gets rid of,-the waste pro-'  Idutots resuattog Sromthe activl'ty of  Itts various OTgans: As a rule the-more  'active a-*lsaiie"lis >the more water it  contains, wnd,- rtflierefore,  withhi rea-'  eonable  iljimiits,   an   increase   in  the)  amount of water taken . will lead to-  Increased tisane change.  Pork  and  Mutton  Balogna  BUTCHER  l-Seef, Veal, Pork Sausages,   Weinies;  always on hand;    Fish< every Thursday,-  Wt  <3������  W  ft"  $&������  $������&&  $K .  \t$mi Taylor  (Associate   Members Can.  Soc. C. E.)  Civil -Engineers ^  R.A.HENDERSON  B. C. LAND   SURVEYOR  Office;next P.O. P. O. Box 11  Eyeight SpecaSist  Manufacturing Optician  Does the/ Finest Optical  Work.  \������edical men and others pay tri.:  ibute to "his skill.  ''Jk&$t  >v*,/  To .Check floating of Fake Com-  pariies.        ;  Under' a law passed byJ the Kansas?  legislature at -lasti session. all* companies offering stocks, bonds, or other  securities for sale in that State must-  first obtain formal permission from,  the State ^Banking department. ��������� This  department .investigates, the financial,  standing of the company and directors who seek to' float securities, their  ��������� plans:ofr operation, and.if rieed.be-the  physical value of- their properties.  How effective this .law is seems to  be indicated by the'fact that in seven  months since -it went into, operation;  live ' hundred ..'companies have asked  permission, to sell, securities, and only  forty-four have passed examination.  It"is said that before the, law--was  passed Kansas investors- were robbed  of $6,000,000* a year by the floating of  securities by fake companies.   -  ^3boooo^6opooooooooooooog.  g   IN.-THE SCIENTIFIC "WORID   ������,  'obopoooooooooooooooooodooo-  WHEN- NATURE- KICKS  Science   Shows, that   Overfeeding  is  Responsible for- Many Ills; that  Affect. Mankind.  '793 GranvilleJ St.  .Vancouver  MONTREAL.  ',1 |    ' .   !,,  THE STANDARD Is tho National  Weekly* Newspaper of the Dominion  of Canada/     It'Is national In all its  aims.  It uses the most expensive engravings, procuring thc photographs from  all over tho world.'  Its articles arc carefully selected ar.r"  its editorial policy is thoroughly  Independent.  A   subscription    to    The    Siantlar  costs $2.0Q, per year to c.:-.y address 1  Canada or'Great Britain.  TRY IT FOR 19121  Montreal. Standard   Publishing  Ccj.,  Limited, Publishers.  Cost~of.*OneTyrasjJa  It has been "estimated that - to rebuild the pyra'mid of Cheops under  modern-conditions an expenditure of  $100,000,000 and Uie labour cf 40 000  men fbr two years would be required.  The work really required, It, Is calculated, the services of 100.000 men  for thirty years. The .pyramid occupies a space of .12% acres and is  746 feet highland contains about 14b,-  315 000 cubic yards of stone and  granite, It is built on a solid rock  150 feet deep.  Semi-ready Suits;  at $15 and $20  LOOK for the prlce-and name-������ewu  In the, pocket-always the ������ame.  Ask your Clothier and send tor ������tyIo  book and .ample of" Klnr'������ Own"  6erecat$20. Send direct to Semi-ready,  Limited, Montreal, for book entitled  " 8li I" H Vou cannot eet It In town.  A  Dr.O. E. MATHlBUi C.M.G.  Bishop ofoEcgJfla  strong    man,   which' the    West  'acquired from thc East.  Straw for. Feed  In the Canadian'West where great  heaps of straw, are burned every  season, the cutting of rough'feed is  not a general practice. Nevertheless,  there are many stockmen and dairymen who would not think of. trying  to winter their stock without running their roughage through a cutting  box Not' only is there is a saving  In feed, but also the manure is in  much "more desirable condition for  spreading on the land. I:i addition,  the cut straw makes it possible to  save practically all the liquid manure.  As mixed farming and stock-raising  become more general, the number of  straw outers will Increase. Most  farmers have some kind of power on  the farm that can bo used during the  winter for this purpose. When they  have started, they do not as a rule  give It up.  1 What Water Can Do  ��������� No sooner are the London and,  i Ottawa seasons over than we see am  inouncements cf various more or less  erwut porsonagos departing for some  [OoMtlnentafl or Briton Spa to take tho  iwaters^JSd_ allow, their..system..to j  " It is surely a reflection on our pre-  ;Ben������day "civilisation'' to find that we.  are.still immersed in,', surrounded by,  and suffering .from; an ��������� incalculable  amount'of." illness and disease in every-  "shape and form, says a scientific  writer; who- claims over, feeding is, at  the.root of,'the evil, and suggests a reform ��������� in our dietary, that would  'eliminate disease, and maintain the  averagehuman-frame in sqund health.  Advocating ajtwo-meal-a-day plan,-he  says: '     . .      ,  "If we would only, after rising- In  the morning, wait some two or three  hours, exercise a little, or do some  .work, the whole system would be far  more ready to digest and assimilate  the food; therefore, it would be,Infinitely better* for most of us if ��������� we  would take our first meal at eleven  or twelve o'clock, with nothing whatever before that, unless It be a little  fruit; then wait for somoi six, Beven,  or eight hours before we have our <  second meal; we should thus have1  allowed sufficient time for the organs  of digestion to empty themselves  thoroughly; and be It remembered  again, that it Is not until such organs  are thus emptied of food that actual  Incorporation of food into the tissues  takes place. I must Impress on my  readers it is only that which Is Incorporated, raid not what Is eaten,  which nourishes us.  "This plan of two meals a day  would alone be the means of renovating in the case of many diseases. I  see men and women constantly whom  I know will, sooner or later, have a  fit of apoplexy, simply because their  blood vessels are .over-charged, or  have become degenerate through overfeeding. There are thousands of  deaths'annually due to this cause, and  moat of such are preventable.  |;     sporting-: ;;,, *  '4*    ,     COLUMN. "  r , ���������    ,  % ���������������������������''**.  ���������$��������� 4 4? 4* ���������$��������� ���������$��������� ���������$��������� **** *H* 4* ^ ��������� ���������  THE MOST DAffGKROTTS J ���������  Airmen ,on.'Exhibition. Work;ai;i?  in  the Most Dangerous  Sport ou  the Programme.,  On-e. victim 'in x1908, 4: in 3909,.������������������32 - ���������  In .1910, and thus far 64 in 19lj la.-lne  record for the little over three year*  In which the aeroplane ���������'has;' been -In  use. Comparatively with the record  as a whole the share, of the United  Jbates' in'.the.nuinber_.of fatalitiestla  aot large.' Seventeen native ���������' born  aviators are on IheTist of 101'persona ,  Wiled,  while France has lost   thirty-  leven.       " ',  Probably   the   conditions 'ar/3 ���������'morp  :o blame than-anything else.  ���������The.'un-  le&Hhy   interest in  rockloss  automobile  "racing    'has    been    transferred  'rapidly   to   aviation.     Aviation   featp  ti-ave .become to' the country -fain.wliat.  automobile   or   horte   races, :werc   a   :'  Tew  .years 'ago.    They   umrk  a '��������� progression in thrill:;.   AM tb-s men.who:  a.re wanted for tho new sliow featnrou  are the  men who have, demonstraccyJ  that'they-are willing-to uilcu thc hig- ^  best chances.    The man who, is,\vi,l   '  fng  to   make   a' 'rrosf-.-ountry..flight  In   a sane'way   is   less   sought-after  than, the  man  for  whor.v   i.t rmay  be, .  advertised that he will attempt-"spiral  glides,"  "dips" and other  tric-k$. that ���������'���������  have'been fostered by exhibition meet  flying.' .The crowds, th-at'assemble to  see these men scum to be drawn,, to-t  gether more by. the morbid knowledge ,.  'that   they   may   .lose   their: lives,  [n ��������� ���������  amusing them than by .merest In -tho...  demonstration of  tho  possibilities  of #  the -flying machine. ~     .' .',' '  The whole atmosphere being'.creat-"--  ed   around    the   flyin-j"   m."chine    is.  vicious.    Elementary   precautions   as  to^the choice of suitable grouuds and  suita.ble weather, obr^rvedN a!year or  so ago, are now quite frequently disregarded.     A   promoter   having,  embarked on some e-;pcns������  in  bringing   -  his airmen  father, exp.cc.ts them, to   .  e.-rn  tii.iir wages  by flying to order.  ,  Tliu public that pays at the gates IB  likev/isc  msLtent.  j'.K  .&d%?fj&  ,'\\  >���������*.  .^S,  "&������.  m  a?  ���������<&������������������<���������  )!^ (?��������� iff,  m.-rit* .i^arw'.-a  J. J. IIGIlNEIt,  Montreal athlete who is .training for  the next Olyrai-'.KU Chumpio������shJD.  X n   * * $HE ABBOTSFORD POST,;  ���������*t V* "T. iv. ,1 .. v M4pui4"'  i ���������*_ tixi*  *������������* "������������������'?  Mr. and Mrs. McGowan leave this  week far Scotla/n'd and exjpect to  he gone 'fox aome three months.     ������  A sidewalk Is feeing built, on Pine  Street, i < ,   .    i    .  ���������Mr.    Roger    Miller,    contractor,  Toronto,   visiited' \Clayburn   Ihas-  week and exjpects toi leave in the  course ol a few days again.,  "When next your waitch needs attention .leave i't with Carnjpbell, the  Abbotsford Waitch-maker. yShop  located in 'Clark's Gents' Furnishing store.  Advances Scheme for  Co-Operatiye Selling  (Continued fnom Page Two)  contain one day's supply only.  52.- A) delivery wagon with boy  take, around produce morning and  evening. ���������  3. The; manager would ascertain from members what amount  of produce they estimate theycouid  supply, he would then notify them  week by week what his reqiuro-  ,ments would be. Any member fail  ing to supply produce up to his  estimate would be liable to a penalty detailed Ja'ter.  * 4.' Farmers would ship their produce individually (or by jmvdtM  ' arrangement of 2 or 3 collectively)  direct to the manager, Vancouver.  who would ;pay freight and deliv.-  ������ry charges and credit thefarm-  - er with the Vancouver wholesale  price of the produce less the a--  bove charges.  5.   These credits would be paid  the farmer monthly.  ,  6.. The farmers'    share    of   the  profits will be noted farther "6ii  - -To. start this business it is necessary to raise   a1 small amount of  capital.   This cannot-bedone without  giving  subscribersv the prospect .of   a   good return  on their  money, at 4he same time the .majority of'farmers have'all their.moo  ey In the.farm/business and can-  , not afford therefore to take up expensive debentures.   -  / -The capital -required to start the  scheme is approximately $1750,and  it is (proposed to 'raise as follows:  1.. 50 debentures   at   $25   each,  $1250.  2. . 58 membership tickots at $10  each, $500.  ;The success of such a concern  would depend entirely on the management and hearty co-operation  of the members, it is therefore pro-  posed^ that the following rje the  method, adopted, the moneys to.be  expended in the order mentioned.  ��������� 1. Monthly office and delivery  expenses.  2. Vancouver; manager $50 pei  month.  13. Wholesale prices '.to farmers  less freight charges.  ���������4. 8 percent dividend on debentures to be paid half yearly.  5. 5 per cent, commission on retail prices of all sales to manager  less his salary of-$50 per month.  6. The-balance - to be divided  quarterly in 'the following proportions:  10 .per cent to debenture holder's,  ���������toi-be (paid half yearly.    ,  ,' -30 per -cent 'to reserve fund.  --���������lb per cent to manager.  U0.|per cent to farmers to be divided pro ratio.  According, to wholesale value of  produce supplied such a distribution of profits should prove a good  investment to the debenture holder, an incentive  to the manager,  Presbyterian Church Notice  Bread, -Buns, Cakes, Kisses* Cream Puffs  Wedding Cakes a specialty.'  Fresh Cakes. Every Day ���������  i ���������     , ���������    ��������� ���������  Try our home made taffy, 25 a pound  ALBERT LEE, PROPRIETOR  Quack  Pastor���������Rev. J. L.  Camnbell,  Ii.  A'., B. D.  Services���������Sunday Bchool  10  a.m.  Public Worship 11 ja. m.  Teacher training class 3 p.m.  Public .Wonship 7.30 p. m.  Choir Practice, Friday 8 p. in.  Meeting  far  Bible    Study    and  Prayer Wednesday 8 p. m, ,  and of great advantage to the farm  er.  The   debenture    holders    would  mcet^half  yearly  to transact  the  business of 'the association and co  frame such rates as are necessary  or alter rate of distribution men-,  tioncd in part 6, provided that at  least 50 per cent of the profits men  tion'cd in part 6. be distributed   a-  mongst members and that this,min  imum of 50 per cent be not reduced except by the majority vof votes  of  a  special meeting of memocrs.  In  taking produce  the manager  must use his own "discretion as regards  the  various  members,  preference beni5 asrfollows:  First to debenture holders.  Second to members who special-  ize.\  A 'dairy or poultry farm would1  be given preference, for- milk or  eggs over a mixed farm.  - At the same time the manager  would "endeavor-to distribute the  custom as evenly as possible a-  mongst the various members.  .  It is estimated that but little .or  any profits as mentioned in 6. would,  .be - available for distribution for  the first three months till the business was properly established. At  the end of three'months it is'es.-  timated that the' manager could-  deal, with $3000 worth'of'produce'  monthly, roughly $60 from eacn oiK  50 members, this slibuld give mem-',  bers approximately 'l)i per cent'  over and above who'.eBale rates and  this percentage would rapidly m .;  crease with the enlargement .of  the business.  As the entire success of a .Xir&V  class business of this sort depends  on nothing but absolute first class  produce being supplied, the manager,miust have the right to, refuse  any produce which, in his opinion,  does not come up to.-the necessary  standard, sell the same in Vancouver in the open market and inform  the iproducer that he has done vscx.  Eggs from different members must  be stamped or sent in sealed car-i  tons with certified datos. No eggs  supplied must be more than three  days 'old. Should ��������� there be any  complaint made by the consumer  as regards quality etc., of any of  the produce, the' supplier will be  immediately informed and if after  being so informed he still' sends,  supplies   below   the   standard . re  quirements, he will be liable on a.  vote of the debenture holders to  lose his membership and forfeil'his  $10.  Should a 'farmer not supply on  the demand of the manager" the  manager the amount he has given  in his estimate, the. manager shall)  be at liberty to buy such produce  in Vancouver or elsewhere, and debit the farmer with the difference  between the price he has had to  pay for the same and.the wholesale rate  The, following   arc' the  articles  suggested' for sale.  1. Fresh milk, fresh cream, nutter and cheeses. "*!  2. Eggs, and poultry of all.soi'tu.  3. Fresh and canned fruits and  vegetables.  Hams, bacon and pork?  The mariager would also act as  agent for sale of any farm lands  belonging to members. The 5 per  cent commission on such sales being divided, one-half to manager  ���������iand one,half to profits for. distribution mentioned in part b.  Thc half yearly meetings of debenture holders1 would ��������� be helci  cither in Abbotsford or at Sumas  municipal hall, - and all members  would receive notice of the same.  There was a little man'and he had a little gun. He bought his gun  and shells from H. Alanson, the hardware man, and shot a little duck-  thro' the head. His motto was, of course, to buy U. M. C. ��������� Shells and  be sure of his bird.   ' ' '  lust a Word to the Ladies  - t/. _ ,     ,,    .  Purchase one of our MaleaSle Steel ��������� Ranges;',something that   will last a  lifetime.    Prices right. ..  Hardware and Furniture  Should1 the increase of ihe, busr  iness Justify it,, an agency for tho  collection of the produce, and possibly a creamery would-be established in Abbotsford."'With ,this  object in view it is necessary ..from  the commencement to lay aside-a  fair proportion ���������gf the profits for  a ��������� reserve fund. ���������.,.  The original members shall be  limited to 50. Should the business  justify an increase of membership  or raising of further'debentures the'  number and'termswili be decided  by a joint meeting-of debenture  Holders and members.  Each debenture holder .'will be  ex offico .a member and1 be entitled to participate in profits as mentioned impart 6. both aa a debenture holder and as a member, .put  at a joint meeting be -will' have  but one vote.  The association to, be registered  as a limited company, according  to the Act in force in ,B. C. ��������� The  Vancouver manager to be managing director and not more than two  ether directors to be appointed iti  considered necessary, one to'be elected by debenture holders and one  by members. The directors' to receive no salaries as such'.  The company to be .called The  Abbotsford Farm Produce Association Ltd.     {.  i (   '��������� ���������  In starting   a   co-operative business . each  and (all- the ��������� members"  must be prepared at thc commence  ment to forego immediate pecuniary advantages.   If  more  capital  were raised at the commencement'/  it would mean (1) an increase of-de-  bentures, Interest on which would  lessen in   a   correspondingNdegiee  the profits for the farmers or (2>  increase   of  price  of  membership  which .might prevent several who  would like,to do' so from,Joining  If members would therefore be  at first content to wait, say till tho  end of the, following month for pay  ments, the wholesale value of .their  produce could be sent them on the  1st of each monffli as'soon-.as.ever  the reserve fund amounted to this,  sum (^Huntingdon ��������� Sitar.  FOR SAALE���������5 young milch co.ws to  freshen   from   the ..27th-. of   this  ��������� month. Apply to R. OWEN, one  mile south of B. C. >E. R., .Mount  Lehman, i    *> ���������  HARRON BROS.  Embalmers and Funeral Directors  Vancouver,  Office  and  chapel   1034 Granville, St.-,     Phone 3486 -  North. Vancouver,;   .   Orrice  '. and  Cha'pel-rlie ',2nd Stl Phone' 131.- <  Builder and Contractor  Estimates Given Free  Pilione Connection       Mission City  FOR iSALE���������jnieiar Abbotsford, ';40  ��������� /aones, wi/hh.1 house, barn.- ' ."'$125  - par acre], iWouTcft subdivide.^.Ap-  , ply to T. ITebbutt, Abbotsford, B.  C.       -' ' ''  '������mmmmmmmmmuMmmmwaw,  Trees for  Sunday Sch'ool, 2.16 p. m.  Public Worship 3.30 p. m.  Young Nursery.Stock, 1 and 2 years old. Apple Trees: 2 years old, 25c each; 1 year old,  20e.,  APPLES���������Gravenstein, King of Tompkins,  Wealthy, Northern Spy,.Grimes.Golden, Jonathan; all grafted on French Crab Apple Stock.  CRAB  APPLES--Hyslop,   late. - Choice.  lot of Clark's Seedling and   Magoon  Strawberries for sale at $5.00 per 1000. Raised,on new  bfeds.  Upland Fruit Ranch and Nursery  D. H. NELSON. Prop. Abbotsford, B. C  3fE  i  i  For the Residence/  Store or Office.  ower  For Factories and  Industrial Plants  Convenience       Comfort      Economy  Attention will be civen to all aDDlications for service from our lines.  Address all enquiries to  Light and Power Department  Holden Block, Vancouver.  fsh Columbia E  4  If  'a  ti:J  If  W  u

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