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 jpU   WANT  GOOD   SPORT  9D BELLA COOLA.   EXCEL-  HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR MARCH.  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. 'Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 44.    Minimum, 30.  Highest Max. (20th) 60.   Lowest Min. (3rd) 8  Rainfall, 6.16 inches.      Snow, 14 inches.  Rainfall for the year (1915)  34.33 inches.  ���������NO. 25  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, JIPRIL 8, 1916.  $1.00 a Year  m  t  EMS OF WAR NEWS  n, April 4.���������Six Zeppelins took part in the raid on Sunday  ree raided southeast counties of Scotland, one northeast  ngland, remainder the eastern counties.   The casualties  i!lweWseyen men and three children killed, five men, two women  ^an^ffoiirichildren injured.  '  ���������VEarjI^Spril 4.���������New phase in the battle of Verdun begun.   The  ffreat^lollnse of the latest attacks foreshadows another attempt  I'o^fifK^per.mans to rush the fortress with vast forces, new batter-  Jl^a calibre moved closer to French front.    Infantry re-  .    French troops succeeded in pressing back the enemy  In/Vaux and Douamount.    West of the Meuse bombardment  ggvillages Haucourt and Esues continued.    East of the Meuse  gnting which went on, last night was favoraBleto us.   We  "fground in the Caillette woods.    It has been confirmed that  Sacks by the enemy yesterday extended ever a front of three  Hfljetres, they came forward in successive waves followed by  ���������columns, activity of our artillery fire and our infantry caused  pus losses to the enemy.    In Lorraine^ fire from our artillery  flames to break out of Les Remabois.    West of Leintry,  of Ancerviile, reconnaissance by the enemy, which attemp-  [reach our positions, was repulsed by our fire.  (Son, "April 5.���������Holland has closed her. German frontier ar.d  all available forces.    War preparations due to the fear  ermany might send troops across the border.    Evidence  that Germany is running short of soldiers as 1916 class  lady in trenches or being held'in reserve in the immedi-  rear.  s, April 5.���������Germans lost ground around  Verdun  and  hed heavy casualties yesterday.    Three-regiments rrtk-  ack from C'.iiffour woods were driven back by heavy  ^khl shrapneFfire, leaving half their number dead before  Jgating.      - ,.../..;  *^B^Ion,c April'5.���������A ' Copenhagen despatch says'that" the  I^JNhir^jiin g)vernri2nt has requested Germany to investigate  ||wh,ether submarines responsible fcr loss/-of large number of  fP^rVegian ships destroyed last few days. If it is proved that  ^Gfi^fan submarines are responsible then Norway will demand  French Take Bois Carre  Paris, April ,7.���������The war office  announces the capture by French  troops of a large portion of the  position in North Avoncourt  known as Bois Carre.  This ground we captured in the  course of fighting which went on  all yesterday. Last night in the  Verdun region two attacks made  by Germans against our position  north - of Caillette Wood were  without result.      .  British Capture Felahee  .-���������London,'- April 7.���������The. British  succeeded in capturing Felahee,  an important town in Mesopta-  mia. All the positions taken  have been consolidated and Turj-  kish counter attacks were repulsed with considerable loss to  the enemy.  Germany's Answer  Awaited With Intense  Interest by U. S.  Marine Situation Considered Grave  Washington, April 7.���������Officials  today are awaiting with intense  interest the response from Berlin  to the inquiries made by Ambassador Gerard to the foreign office  in regard to thesinkingof merchant ships without warning. The  entire marine situation, hinging  upon Germany's attitude in the  torpedoing of the steamer Sussex  and other serious marine disasters, is being viewed with apprehension.  "Secretary Lansing today flatly  denied any grounds whatever to  the reports of the withdrawal of  .American troops from the Mexican expedition.  '���������M  BELLA COOLA\ AND DISTRICTS  'ROLL W HONORS  (C  *������<&>".  yjj^bmpensation.  ther Zeppelin raid last night, complete failure, r.o casual-  Explosion in a powder factory in Kent caused two hun-  asualties.    The Aeronautical Society asks permission to  -2 Zeppelin L-15, lying in shallow water off mouth of  is.    The society believes it can be saved, rebuilt and  ^3^nched against the enemy in three months.  ~f'j{, Some, April 5.���������Severe  fighting occurred  en the heights,  ^enal/raids launched both sides.     Allied fleet Veiy acthe in  Mediterranean.  London, April 5.���������Admiral Bridge gives total Iceecs to ������hip-  Vping since beginning of war to March 23.    British steamers,  5879;'French, 41; Russian, 27; Italian, 21; Belgian, 10; Japan, 3.  'x;S������}ihg vessels: British, 31; French, 12; Russian, 8; Italian, 6.  ���������^^gHris. April 6.���������-We gained ground north of Caillette Wood,  ^nolpfeast of Verdun, in  the  course  of several  engagements  'during the night.    In yesterday's fighting Germans lost ccn-  - siderable ground and again  sustained heavy casualties.    In  Argonne there has been a combat between hand-grenade throwers." J In sector between Bolante, we caused explosion of tv������ o  mines, damaging enemy's trenches.    East of Meuse we took  part in several engagements during which we made good progress.    In Woevre there has been intense bombardment.    The  enemy threw into Meuse 22 mines, these exploded but did us  noidamage.    In Lorraine, Germans after violent bombardment  delivered small infantry attacks, enemy everywhere thrown  baeffby our machine guns and artillery.    In Vosges, enemy's  * reconnaissance force was easily dispersed.     In region of Verdun fifteen aerial duels took place and double-motored German  machine was brought down, occupants killed in fall; another  aeroplane fell vertically to ground, pilot killed, observer made  prisoner. s  London, April 6.���������The crew of the Norwegian steamship  Arena, 1019 tons, taken to Yemudin, ship was torpedoed by  German submarine.  Spanish steamer Vigo sunk off Bay of Biscay by German  submarine last night, most of crew perished.  ������*"Rome, April 6.-���������King Victor Emmanuel accepted the resignation of war minister, General Zuppeli, and appointed Gen.  /Mxrcrone to'succeed Kirn, it is stated General Zuppeli desires to  "takllpart in active operations.  ^TJie Hague, April 6. ���������Dutch schooner Elsinelfa torpedoed  yesterday in North Sea.    Government enquiry to be held when  crew reaches Rotterdam.  -"Bferne, April 6.���������Consideration is being given by Swiss Gcv-  "erhnvent to marking frontier signs visible at long distance by  daylight and illuminated at night to avoid mistakes as German  aviators recently made bombarding a Swiss village.  Madrid, April 7.���������Meeting of the Spanish cabinet is called for  tonij.it to consider the question of torpedoed Spanish vessel.  Loid^n, April 7.���������Air raid la3t night on northeastern counties  Standing��������� C. Lord. C. A.C.: C. O. Mcllor. 103rd Ba;t.; H. G. Grainjrer, C. A. M. C.  Sittintr���������E. LeC. Grant. 5th C. G. A.: O. Peter30n, U>3nl Batt.: H. Burt. C. G. A.; G. Gibson. C.A.M. C.  Private  i t  Sergt.  Private  Lieut.  Private  Lieut.  Private  Lieut.  Private  Capt.  Private  A. R. Leese (killed)  H. B. Green (killed)  P. J. Kenyon  C. F. Grant  A. Crichton (killed)  V. Crofton  R. Lowe  V. F. Locke  C. W. Way  H. A. Blacklin  B. TOWNSLEY  H. W. M. Rolston  J. Colborne  D. Young  L. J. Calnan  R. Walker  G. Gibson  C. Lord  Rev. T. C. Colwell  H. Grainger  Q.  o  0  Private E,  Corp. R  Private A  "      S.  Sergt.  Private  Le C. Grant  Saugstad  F. Gothard  Grant  A. Ovesen  C. Stark  H. Burt  C. O. Mellor  0. Petersen  1. Urseth  R. V. Leese  P. Marrin  C. Taylor  F. Anderson  Woods  Gustafesen  Dawe  G. Anderson  J. Nygaard  V. Clayton  C  H.  J.  H.  KIMSQUIT  Captain A. Wynne (killed)   :  NAMU  Captain D. Moore  Private D. E. Campbell  Private J. O'Connor  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S.S. Chelohsin* arrived 11:30  Sunday forenoon. It brought an  unusual amount of freight part  of which was delivered at the  cannery. B. W. Fleming, Geo.  Bennett, John B. Sylvester, Swen  Swenson and A. Natzill were the  departing passengers.  J. W. MacFarlane returned  from a business trip to the cities  to the south.  John B. Sylvester, Swen Swenson and Andy Natzill left to take  up their summer's work at the  Beaver Cannery, Rivers Inlet.  Mr. Sylvester is the manager of  the cannery of many years standing, while Mr. Swenson and Mr.  Natzill will go there to do what  Mr. Sylvester tells them, and no  doubt the relations between these  gentlemen will continue agreeable throughout the season  as their qualifications for  their "respective positions  are acknowledged to be of  the best.  A cablegram reports the  safe arrival in England of  Garnett.. Gibson, Ch arles  Lord and Harry Grainger,  members,of the Ambulance  Corps bound for the war.  J. Brynildsen, a brother  of our popular merchant B.  Brynildsen, after sojurning  in the valley for the winter  left last week for the hot  springs"^ownihe inlet. His  health has been rather precarious for some time and it  is hoped that a treatment  at the springs will prove  beneficial.  ence some six years ago. A large  saw mill, pulp mill, and a three  hundred room hotel was built  along with other buildings of all  kinds to suit the needs of the  undertaking. Financial difficulties overtook the concern,and it  went into the hands of a receiver.  After lying idle for three years  reorganixation has taken place  with the result that one of the  'largest pulp mills en the Pacific  Coast will be in operation within  the year.          '  Ivan Estensen and William  Gorden came in last week from  Talleo on a launch. They have  spent the winter at the cattle  ranch situated at the head of  South Bentink Arm. Mr. Esten-  son has severed his connection  with the ranch and intends shortly to make a trip to Minnesota.  But the coast, despite his experience of its worst winter on record, has proved itself superior  in a number of respects to decide Mr. Estenson to take up his  residence here.  William Gorden will remain in  chafge of the operations usually  performed in the kitchen at the  ranch and also run the motor  boat.  As an outcomeof petition?  sent to the Dominion Department of Marine and  Fisheries, five additional  independent fishing licenses  have been granted for this  district.  This week has seen substantial improvements carried out at the Johnson saw7  mill. The amount of power  has been doubled by the installation of an additional  boiler and now we can boast  of a saw mill with two smoke  stacks. It is confidently expected that lumber will  hereafter be turned out in  an incessant flow.  Andy Wood and Thomas  Bernard was up from Ocean  Falls, Tuesday, and informed us that things are humming about the big plant.  A New Town.  About two hundred men are  now at work in connection  with the big mills at Ocean  Falls. Four pile drivers,  operating double shifts, are  putting down foundations  for the new pulp mill now  under construction.  Another new tug boat has  come  up  and  been  put in  commission.   Logging outfits are  er appeared in another locality at 10:15 p. m., but. no bombs were  dropped.    The third raider attacked during night and dropped j being put into the woods every  bombs.    Known casualties one child killed, S people injured. j day.    It is expected that some-  Paris, April 7. ���������French are already using their 16-in. guns which i thing like twenty million feet of  are able to fire a mire devastating shell than the German 17 inch'logs will be at the mills by Octo-  was apparently carried out by three Zeppelins, first made attack gun.    A German submarine was sunk today by a flotilla of French1 ber 1st.  about 9:10 p. m., but driven off by anti-aircraft guns.    Second raid-. and British warships.    The crew were captured. '>    Ocean Falls came into promin-  All the town and his wife turned out to the meeting held in the  Mackenzie School last Saturday  evening for the purpose of electing a committee to work for the  Red Cross and Patriotic Societies  of Canada. That 39 young men  have gone forth from this valley  to the war and that comparatively large amounts of money have  been raised for various war purposes here, bear testimony to the  fact that, our people take an active and patriotic interest in the  issues raised by the gigantic conflict. And the attendance at this  meeting is another proof in that  direction.  Dr. W. J. Quinlan was elected  to fill the position of chairman  of the meeting and Mr. I Fougner  was elected secretary. Dr. Quinlan gave evidence of his wide  experience as a presiding officer  in the able manner in which he  guided the proceedings. It was  decided that the committee to  be elected should consist of five  members and that it should collect funds for both the Red Cross  and Patriotic Societies. If the  committee should find it necessary to add to its number it was  by motion authorized to do so.  There did not appear to be any  strife as to who should have'the  honor to serve their country upon this committee. According  to the secretary's report the following officers were elected by  acclamation:  President, Mrs. E. C. Clayton;  1st vice-president, Dr. W. J.  Quinlan; 2nd vice-presidert, F.  Broughton; secretary, Dr. Mrs.  E. M. Sutherland; treasurer, Mrs.  I. Fougner.  (Continued on page 4, column 2.) ditfAi,  m  %��������� ^ ':������������������ i  i.ij'i'-i'.i'SlB  f| i  ���������is. i mS  Li,]  jil r/?,. 11 .ui  '��������������������������� WWW  i If  f ill ft  m imp ������������������,  Iff  ���������������#���������  mwte  ���������������������������M'MUM  m  m  BELLA COOLA COURIER  TheC  ouner  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year , '.    $1.00  6 Months   ..-..':..' :.."..   0.75  3 Month* * ..     . / '....- 0.50  United States  1  Year. $1.50  United Kingdom  .'...;..'....- $1.00  1   Year.  Subscriptions payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. .Changes in address should be  stent in as soon'as possible.'  For 'Advertising -Rates,   Apply at  - OFFICE.  It is true the government has  cut down  the expenditures on  several items, but it has found  it necessary to increase them.on  others, and one of those thus in-  creased'is salaries*.    The government officials do not propose to  allow  the hard' times  to affect  them.    Their income must not  decrease even though so many  must leave the province because  they cannot make a- living here.  -GiiiLtS'itns  4 IGLE^NS - DISINFECTS  ���������'TTiiifiiBOMirnTi trnr" -������������������������������'������������������������������  To Correspondents��������� While unobjectionable nn-  onymous^comolunications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be given io.the editor. '   ���������  The Editor re-serves the rfjrht to refuse publi-  .catiun of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk. .   ���������  "Dalits 'papitli JMprntra rut lex."  ��������� SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1916.  The Outlook for British  Columbia:  , _, ~.Vlt\-.wa's indeed a'sad day-for  ���������this province when- the-late Hon.  . "Robt. G." Tatlow, minister- of  finance,' resigned because he did  not approve-of the government pjrej i  guaranteeing the bonds of a rail-  .   way paralleling another.   During  ��������� ' the time -that he handled the  finances there was always a.surplus at the end of the fiscal year.  But ever since he took his departure, a different state "of-affairs has prevailed, the deficit's  have been equally constant ever  since, and now have reached a  ��������� sum of over $23,000,000..' While  the population*, according to .th������  '.. government's bwn'report has-de-  creased one hundred'-thousand in-  .the-last .three years,  the debt  keeps pilihgup'steadily until now  it amounts to more than $70 for  .. every man', woman and child in  the province,  including white,  red, yellow, and every other color.  The-estimatesforthe incoming  . year were   brought   down  last  week and showed that the government thought it necessary to  increase the expenditures for the  year instead pf reducing them;  it showed  that the revenue is  falling off and that, as a consequence, this province would run  in p!ebt another $5,300,000 this  year.     This means that every  day, counting the Sundays, we  will spend nearly $15,000 Jmore  than our income.    On the top of  this enormous deficit,  which  is  larger than': the entire expenditures of any of the other provinces except Ontario and Quebec,  there are   railroad  guarantees  which must be paid this year,  and of course the money to meet  these, amounting to more than  $600,000, must also be borrowed.  It is also planned to borrow $1,-  000,000 to loan to the farmers.  Taken altogether to cover the  .deficits-of- this year and the one  just ended will make it necessary  for the government/to borrow,  another $15,000,000.   .  s    This state of affairs will eventually drive capital away from the  province and ruin our industries,  because the interest on the great  debt, together with the running  expenses, will make the expenditures of the province so large  that the taxes to meet them will  be too burdensome for manufacturers to bear and at the same  time  be able to compete with  those,  in   this   respect,   more  favorably situated in other provinces.  The vice-president of the Canadian "Pacific Railway has paid a  visit to the coast.    He says there  is such a scarcity of laborers in  the Dominion that it will be necessary to invite labor from the  United States, and he told how  the C. P. R. is trying to meet the  situation  by reducing" its rates.  Therejs no such scarcity, however, in our ably governed province.     When the above statement was made, by the C. P. R.  official, the first question asked  him in Vancouver was if these  reduced   rates.��������� .would   apply'.to  those of British Columbia who  "were in search of labor, and' he  said yes.    And this is tharichest  province in Canada and the Em-  Political Mudslingers:    ;  .The    Conservatives- - when  brouglit"to -bay, in being unable  to reply, to the serious^ charges  made against them, complain of  their opponents having recourse  to mudslinging.   .When this aspect of the p'olictical  situation  firsjt impressed itself upon our  mind was; at the time when .the,  Roblin- government in-Manitoba,  went down* into the darkness of  disgrace/ 'The'Conservatives in  that province out of revenge and  without cause, made some accusa-  tions against leading men jn,the  Liberal party in order to annoy  and if possible to make some of  the mud stick.    A commission to  investigate the charges was set  to work;.-but after a thorough  search reported' that there was  no foundation for the accusations  made.      Some time  before the  Manitoba trouble became acute,  preparations  were   made   by a  leading Conservative in Dominion politics to discredit the Liberal government and legislature of  Saskatchewan with the object of  bringing   about   their defeat.  There was' nothing in sight to  start any scandal about so it be-  came..necessary in order to accomplish their nefarious design  to manufacture trouble.  If there is any corruption to be  brought about in politics it will  usually be found that the liquor  traffic can be depended to know  how and also to be willing to accomplish it.    So this Conservative in- the interest of his party  told the liquor dealers there was  a mint of money under his control for the purpose of corrupting  the legislature and government  of that province. ^At this time  there was a prohibition measure  before the legislature, and this  was,seized upon by the liquor interests as the object of   their  assault.  U'rTnie-.to,their nature they went  to..work;- with ' their' weil  filled  purses.to bribe .the-government  and members.    That they failed  in the attempt is1 proven -by the  fact that th'eprohibition measure  ^yas passed arid is now "the Jaw  oltJie:province..'. -But the af ter-  matV is'-'still" with us.- A commission composed of judges of  the province is investigating the  charges of corruption made by  the opponents   of   the .Liberal  government. .The.government  has been ex^n^rated,,but some  of thememB'ers'otthe legislature  are still under fire.   -It is safe to  say, .however, that even if some,  ���������members of the-,party should  have proven too-weak to resist  izing that such an attempt would  recoil upon their own heads with  a vengeance.  Let there be no more mud-  slinging, but honest efforts by  patriotic members of all political  parties to restore the prosperity  of the province and use our  means for the successful prose  cution of the war.  One of the results accomplished  in the long term of office enjoyed  by our government is a method  they have invented and  which  they ought to get copyrighted in  Order to collect a royalty from  ���������  others who profit by their example, of being able to enrich  themselves' arid .their   faithful  servants from the public treasury  without running counter-to the  law against graft.  The new method is to call the  I money appropriated for their  private use, commissions and  gratuities for extra services,- and  salaries; For one member of  the legislature to draw over $50  per/dayiand -mileage, causes, no  blush"on the cheeky of.-tHapat-  riots at the head of our government.,^ He earns it;.he is entitled  to, it, is  what"! they   maintain.  Saturday, April 8  h ^  -      Il������  '       'J\[ 1        ������'  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS  AND MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF  "PRIDE  OF THE  WEST" BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  Send for Catalogue  MADE    IN    B.  C."  Prompt Attention Given L<-tt. t  Ord  eri  va  "JWI  . ejft  ���������%>  "th  ���������r ^  rAtttf  VSIJ  >m  -;arc  principles of fairness and justice.  How these persecuted friends of  theirs, many  of whom are orphans and  widows,   have been  induced to put their savings into this nefarious business with  the "expectation that the sovereign people  would   never wake  up to see the utter folly of feeding.this .monster with thousands  of boys and girls and throw into  its capacious maw hundreds of  millions of dollars every year!  The\fight against  the  liquor  traffic   has   been going on  for  decades,   and   it   seems   that  any man- with- ordinary intelli-  ThiswarwJH not only put aft end genceand- business -acumen  to militarism, but also to public would- know .that this business  plunder according to law.  Compensation.  ~ The liquor interests in their  fight against theadvanceof 20th  century civilization have been  forced into the lastditch and are  now striving, riot to prolong their  existence, but to receive some  "compensation for the trouble and  expense they fhave- been put to  in rigging up, their raids upon  temptation, the  meagre results the. manhood,' the  homes,   the  was surrounded with uncertainty  aswell.as mostotherenterprises,  koned   with,   and   tho u,tl,  victory of the prohibition \  ciple was one of them,   f  business   interests  meet with losses and  bankruptcy, do not comi    "  government and clamor', r  pensation.    Even  in a Uv  thefailurcof the Dominidi ,.  Company where the gov������i-  seems to be culpably imjihu   .  the very many who lost th-*  do   not. Howl   for  comniTp  like the liquor interests do  It is on the other hand ourij  belief that those who have,  vested their capital and den  their income   from   the |J  p  m  traffic, will, when forced oi&  business by the enacmeni **  prohibitory law,  find that \\  ,      I .~^.j      .������������,.,      iuiu     unci'    w  that there were risks to berec-'real estate will be enhanced  and  the. fact that -the govern  ment,- as- soon as its -attention  was called to the scandal, acted  so very promptly will  take the  wind out of the sails of the Conservatives  and their efforts to  discredit the Liberal party will  be a failure."       > -  '-'Asrfnilar attempt to wreck the  Liberal--party in Alberta is being*  made and-will,  no doubt, have  the same result.  A futile effort has been made  in our legislature to unseat the  two Liberal members, but has  been abandoned; the leaders real  morality and jthe prosperity of  the land.  .They claim they have  been to "greatexpense in fitting  up enticing, gilded traps for the  unwary youth and the seasoned  voluptuary, and these traps will  be of very ljttle use now that the  bait, which has been so skilfully  used in adding to the allurements  of their place's of sin, is being  removed by law. -  The friends and sympathizers  of the said-interests are taking  up the cudgels in their respect-  friends behalf and are talking  loudly   and   indignantly   about  *-*> -k^  iirU  CONDENSED  ISuxuteneii)  Best by Government Test  "CANADA FIRST" MILK  npHE  IE Dominion Government Department  JjL  of Inland Revenue  Bulletin  No   208     2$  issued in 1910, showed " Canada First" to  be  the leader in  food value and richness.  Bulletin  No. 305,  issued  in   1915, shows  Canada First " still in the lead.  V  -/* \  OYSTER SOUP FOR SIX  lean    Caned, First "Evaporated 50 ouzlor.  (unsweetened) MM %nitV  5 ci'pi cold water ,, U  2 tablespoons butler , Vp/rr  Dn;��������� ....... . J leasP<>on cornstarch  all comes to.a Uil. ioson with wlitnU ,lTpiir.        * 0>i'"S' i,ir u"1  i  ASK FOR  CANADA FIRST"  ^���������nc* SEE that you get it.  AYL.MCR CONDENSED MILK CO., LIMITED  HAMILTON. CANADA  \-mjv  l>ri  ���������������5  ���������H  ]���������!������  30E  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  I  <S]  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.      \  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVh'K  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  O. O.      LheiOnSin^    Leaves ^Vancouver  e\'fry-  Thursday at  11  p.m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 9 a. m.  S. S. "Coquitlam" sails from Vancouvci  nightly, carrying Gasoline and Explosives, wi  at Bella Coola by arrangement.  -M::  :i*V:  For rates of Freights, Fares and other information, up.  Head Office, Carrall St., Vancouvek ; or Geo. McGim  agent,  1003 Government St., Victoria  fc  HOE  ��������� C  HOE  K^i!fl^^  S-;'^^!^i������^S^^^^*''l������*^  tl' TW; WtfiMpjirrwi)-^, ^  fi-lf t-  /iSd&Moy, April 8, 191 fr  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  td.  GS  D  AW  ���������rd  e������  value,  their   stock   disposed of  -}without" loss,  other and   better  , employment found; that in short  '*theyf] with the rest of the com-  f, j/nfunity, will be benefitted by the  Vichangej'    And   this   beneficial  ' /|SangVwill   not be confined-to  ^^^Kfina.nces  only but extend  /flilpHhts of even greater value.  1$$5J^ip$ light of  the  methods  ' ^adopte%in  the many countries,  VflHfiShd provinces in-the en-  >;arctmet)'trof prohibitory laws, any  '.rl^^S^P   i0   compensate   the  Ifffic will be regarded as  ilatibn and add nothing,  festige of our province.  ;������  v^wdflic Coast of {British  %;������Vr-> -   Columbia.  ;?���������-'. wr- ��������������������������� ������������������~r~~z'  B  iiiii i-  niiliu  z ^:i"'yf^B}}'iMrdiie D. Darlington.  *��������� V-Cv* ������������������������������������'���������*���������,���������' . ���������';.'���������..':,  ' Pa"kf\I.���������The Scenery.  ^Thltnlappy traveller who has  occatiOTto make the short voy-  agelb^tween Vancouver and Vic-  ��������� ''Ibrffcram a day of sunshine, is  i tKM^welSaf'to an Island panorama  consecutive meet the eye as the  steamer threads her way through  the maze of them; spots of pleasing emerald on a placid blue  ocean. On the. larger one, regular patches of a lighter shade relieve the ancient forest green  where splendid lawns enhance  the prospect of stately houses;  or brown, where, cultivated plots  surround pretty dwellings of  varied style and elegance. Taste,  comfort and utility are expressed  in greater or lesser degrees, ac-.  cording, one would judge, to the  wealth or vocation of- the owner.  It is an epicurean feast of color,  pleasing to the artistic palate and  does.not fail toimpress; Little,  tinted pictures passing in review,  attractive vignettes appealing to  all fancies; memory caressesthem  even after the fascinating first  peep at beautiful Victoria.  Many emigrants and travellers  are familiar with the diversions  of the crossing; it iis an old route  to an old city for Victoria the  Peerless is old as westemcities  go: To; the British emigrant  bound  for Vancouver Island it  Mail Contract  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  /"���������OAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  i*-*   Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  QEALED TENDERS, addressed to the  *-*' Postmaster General, will be received    the Yukon territory, the North-west terri-  at Ottawa until Noon, on Friday, the  12th May next, i'or the conveyance of.  His  Majesty's  mails,   on  a  proposed  Contract for four years, once per week  each way,  over  the  BELLA COOLA  Rural Mail Route No. 1, from the 1st  July next.  a iiiiuh HULK.*;.-. (.uiikcuiiiJig j-uj uici 111-     scnDea by sections, or legal subdivisions ot  formation as to conditions  of proposed     tions, and in unsurveyed territory the trac  Contract may be seen and blank forms    &EHJ?' aha" be staked out by the appli  Tories und in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased  'to one applicant.  "   Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  ri ���������   ,     ,        ,. .   .   .        ���������     ..        . In surveyed territory the land must be de-  JrTmtea notices containing further m-     scribed by sections, or legal subdivisions of sec-  t ap-  icant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  .A royalty shall be paid on the merchantableout-  Ipitt of the mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  J the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the  j full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  ^the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  (are not being operated, such returns should be  j furnished at least once a year.  i The lease will include the coal mining rights  ! only, but the lessee may be permitted to pur-  j chase whatever available surface rights may be  i considered necessary for the working of the mine  fat the rate of $10.00 an acre.  j      For full  information   application  should  be  i made to the Secretary of the Department of the  j Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  , of Dominion Lands.  | W. W. COKY.  Deputy Minister ofthe Interior.  N. 1!.-Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.--30690.  may  of Tender may be obtained at the Post  Offices of Bella Coola and Hagensborg,  or at the office of the undersigned.  E. H. FLETCHER,  P. 0. Inspector.  Post Office Inspector's Office,  Victoria, B. C, 10th March, 1916.  comes as a refreshing conclusion  to a long and wearisome journey.  Nevertheless not so many are  acquainted with-the similar ex-.;  traordinary    littoral   extending}  north and west from the Burrafd I  Inlet past the north western ex- -  tremity of Vancouver Island itself.    The way to Bella Coola and I _       '     ' .  Prince Rupert-it has not been iftlF, p8.i6S   Ag6IlCy  BUSINESS CARDS  smm  1 hcMason CrRischPiano  of to-day will mat\e plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO  FINER  PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  U  tfjj Let us attend  your Victor Record  jJ  mailorders���������our. service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  I    738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  I 1  m  HOE  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  Griff en & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESQN, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Vancouver, B. C.  <-������<-**  3  The  Best Known  and  Popular  Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or In cylinders  IMPERIAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  i   (������ ___ ,   >-<���������* **>*<-������ ^^-<^4>'<J>i><JfeS^'<JS4w>'^-Mh>'-<^������  - i n���������' * *** ���������--���������"-M������������.tt'������*i*^'������  1 T  v>  ���������."  ***. t  ItAlways  Pleases'  an orthodox route for the tourist,  or for that matter hitherto, the  colonist, and I find the excuse  for touching briefly upon its  characteristics for the reason of  its being so vital a factor in engendering the prosperity of Can-  ad's most western province.  The coast of British Columbia  is broken; there are peculiar and  &nd deep indentations in its outline.    Also, from the Forty-ninth  Parallel,to the Alaskan boundary,  there is  an   almost continuous,  wavering fringe of islands.   Indeed, a glance on a small scale  map between Vancouver Island  and the mainland, sets the uninitiated   wondering if  there is  water enough to float a row boat  in.    Some of these islands are  just uncompromising, rocks covered  with   marine   life,   whilst  others,    though,  infinitesimally  small, havea trimming, as it were  (after the manner of feathers in  a lady's hat) of evergreen, stunted growthof cedar, spruce and  pine; others, again, are of considerable extent and the  home  and hope of a sprinkling of hardy  settlers.   In and out of this island  .fringe and between it and the  mainland shore is a maze of salt  water channels wherein the speed  of the tidal currents is a thing  to marvel at; where rips and eddies and overfalls make sport of  the  drifting  flotsam.    Many of  the latter channelsor "narrows"  is they are  sometimes known,  fairly   bristle   with   reefs;   yet  many are  navigable,  and  some  are excellent waterways���������literal  ocean lanes.  But breaking into the bold coast  itself is a succession of sounds  and inlets���������inland seas having  their own complement of islands  large and small; so that, altogether, it is difficult, cursorily,  to tell if one is on an island, an  isthmus or a peninsula. These  inlets were formed in the long  ago glaciers; tremendous rivers  of snow, allies of the stormy  Pacific, cutting deep channels  through the rock to aid the invading forces of the ocean; they  ���������are surviving and imperishable  3vidences of an ancient epoch.  And such waters, as I have explained, are common to the coast.  Their depths are frequently enormous, for the high, inclosing  mountains sometimes rise sheer  from the tide lines, In winter  they are wrapt in silence and  snow ���������never, never places where  the deer, the  wolf, the panther  ��������� 600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 2C  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest rharkel  price always.  -vWe hold sales monthly, Lut will advance 75 per cent, of value on receipt,  sending balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C  (Q������ =31   [O  Dealers and Trappers  We pay highest price for  your furs and castorium,  also-handle 'goods on  commission," advancing  2-3 of value, our charges  being 5 per cent.- for  handling.  THE EDMONTON HIDE & FUR CO.  P. O. Box 863  EDMONTON, Alte.  157 McDougall Ave.  ^Jl/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \)^7HAT person so independent?  \X/HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer cf  the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are independent-,  they are strangers to hard times.  '"THE REASONS for this enviable condi-  * tion of affairs are obvious to anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  Theiand is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. The climate is mild and enjoyable ; long warm summers with sufficient  rainfall and mild winters make for excellent crops.  Large and small fruits, garden and field  crops are grown to the best advantage.  This fact was established at the Prince  Rupert exhibition last year when faim. produce from Bella Coola Valley carried'.away  over twenty first prizes.  CZD  OELLA COOLA and the surrounding  "^ country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  ^  CZZD  and ferocious grizzly fearlessly  range the timbered slopes and  <_";aze undisturbed upon the sea.  Howbeit, the advent of summer  witnesses a change and the activity of a great industry; the  surface then is dotted with the  small craft of the fishermen, and  alive with myriads of leaping  fish.  (To be concluded in our next Issue.)  Get "More Money" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Deavcr, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected In your section  SHIP YOUR Fl!ItsnmECT*u"SHLJBEnT,,the largest  bouse In the World dealing exclusively In NORTU AMERICAN RAW FUkS  a reliable���������responsible���������sate Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing-for "more than a third of a century." a Ion? successful record of sending Kur Shippers prompt.SATIS FACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for ,-lFbe fetwbtrt ���������Wjlppir."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Write lor it���������NOW���������if a FKEE  AR QHITRFRT T������/*  25-27 westaustin ave.  . 13. onUoLKl, inc. DeptC67Chicago,u.s.a.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Year $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Yeah  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $1-00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. O   Tear out and mail -today, with amount of iub*cription enclosed ��������� ilSniimi'nly.ii :  ������������������* Ii VPM S'l'S.S'fF ;  MmSb':  ifii  ������  PI  ilkUi   I'm J  nm  ilfil  J iff  Mil1  I'M!  BELLA COOLA OOURIER  BUKOMlIBB  zioe  I������  scribe  ie  It was moved and carried that  the W. C. T. U. of this place be  allowed a representative on the  committee in recognition of the  [good services done, by this body I cutters.   Then it would devolve  in the past. Another motion to  the effect that- all further arrangements necessary to be made  be left to-the   committee was  support.      ; /used instead of Basic Slag at the  It is therefore hoped that the j rate of two i barrels (400 lbs.) to  farmers will  get together and | the acre. \ The quicklime should  secure one/or more,   of these j be placed in small heaps over the  land and covered with sol. After  upon the farmers of this' valley  to putin as many acres of ensilage corn as possible, build silos  and  thus increase the yield of  slacking, the now powdered lime  should be spread over the surface  and harrowed in. Lime is recommended to be used both with  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN  1895.        ������������������w    jri^.u    vj. i v.umwicjnjcu   IU   UC  USCU   UVlll   Willi  passed.   The meeting then ad- fodder per acre in a substantial  barnyard manure or crop plowed  ONEDOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  journed      At a meeting of the Farmers'  Institute held at Hagensborg last  Saturday, Mr. Albert Hammer,  the secretary,   announced   that  the government will send to this  settlement,'free of charge, a pen  of twenty pure-bred Barred Rock  chickens for the improvement of  the poultry.    Mr. .Hammer- will  have the keeping of them and  will sell eggs for hatching purpose  manner.  ==--���������  Strawberry Culture  A. H. TOMLINSON, Assistant Provincial  Horticulturist.  the mainland coa������ be- pleasureandprofitof havinsthe  tween Vancouver and "'���������on pure anicle in the poulbry  P *   .     f .     line. . .  nnce Kupert.  .. Mr.   Hammer,   on   his  recent  A distance of six hundred miles,  trip as delegate to,the,Central  , _ - , for ordinary farm crops.-- .If no  .[.Farmers' Institute at Victoria, | manure be used I wbulcKrecom  under.    It is best applied after  the land has been plowed.  Summary.  Select strong runners in summer from the best fruiting plants  and set for early fall planting.  Set-out a new plantation every  year. '  Prepare well the land before  planting'time;  ' Choose the '-hill system in arranging your plans- for best work  in strawberries.    Setting plants  !2"l-2 feet apart from row to row  and 15 inches; apart in the row  14,000 plants per acre are re-  ���������, .   .     ,      ,        .--....*.������.,��������� quired..        ;/ '.;      ' .  Provide a good.winter mulch,  B.Brynildse  IN  Manure, Fertilizer and Lime.  Most farmers  in Bella Coola  have a supply of barnyard manure so that in preparing land for  to, all who appreciate the J strawberries   cover   crops   and  chemical fertilizers are not need-  LEADING   DEALERS  General Merchan  Dry Goods and Notions  m  'ifo  se;ll  i  M  Staple and Fancy  Groceries'  leaving a portion to remain until  Ii    W7 L    ~i  '���������'        ���������'"   ���������    "l^ntwil' supply ensilage cutters  It wiLLbe to your in-kt eo,t n =     T- :h.   -    A..  *l -/       7j rat co^tpnce.    In cms-connection  terest to   keep  Well1 in-hefeel if apleasureioadd that  formed . regarding    the\in the Present deputy-minister of  .happehmgs?thni%houtl^^*re as is. conce^d, by  the Northern section of.  this Province���������   1  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM".  ���������iroo ,-t,p������������������,������j 4.'u i i.i   ���������     ���������- -"        ;-   >   - ,���������       *<-������-uiij- icAyiug a portion to remain unti  <vas in formed^that the govern- mend- Ra<jir> <3larr  />i;^<       ', i  , - .- . "  mr���������V. ���������)    '   --r   ��������� -<.;���������' ?��������� - - asic bla#' (Thompson's late -in spring to prevent frost  ment will suddIv erisiflo-pVMiff-cmc ������uUu������Li -~~ ii. ���������   i'    .' i - .... . .'..   .        ^     b   ^ i^'cvcijl jrosi,  phosphate) .'as the best fertilizer  for' most .Bella Coola soils, using  4,������0 j6s.'to the acre. XJfr manure  be' usect  200 IBs: -is Sufficient.  Basic Slag'.suppliestlime-as well  as~phosphates.    Harrow in the  both supporters and .opponents  the government- has securedan slag a few weekslbeforeplantine  .energetic,  wide-awake official ,  Unslacked or quicklime "may be  | whose efforts on behalf of the  farmers should  receive   hearty  injury.'- ��������� . . -  . Cultivate ..often' .during" the  growing season'to conserve moisture and destroy weeds.  ������ Provide a summer mulch to  prevent berries' from'becoming  dirty,,to .conserve moisture and  keep down weeds.*- ���������   ������������������      -'  HEAyY ;AND SHELF HARDWARE  camp. Seating and cook sto  ' s.  "M  m  ADVERTISERS-  I       ���������  '' "������������������ ��������� ���������. ��������� .- ���������.  j Now is the time,to /keep,  your name . before.;. the  public. . No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to let slip the bp-  portunity-^ of. ��������� increased.,  sales that public advertising brings.  f>EAL ESTATE booms in the  cities have come and gone.  People are "beginning to flock to  the country. The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities for all. Did not  know, is no excuse. Investors  should- keep posted on developments by reading the "Courier."  ?  t  a.  (Eijurrlt Nntto    }j  J.  Sunday School     -    10:45 a.m.  -frkHr5? Service , -   7:30 pvm.,  , . Prea'cher for.Sunday���������Rev-  ��������� _ "'      W.H.. Gibson.   .;���������������";.  All Are Welcome.  VEsi  %���������  mEYltSW^T-BECAUSE THEY ARE MADE TO WEAR  ^f^e and well assorted stock  of Mens Boys' and Children's  Uothing, Shirts and Umlerwear  We carry the largest and most  up.to-date stock of Men's,  Women's; and Children's Shoes  m all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  tosuit individual tastes    ������    ������  Tinting ]     Plumbing  You are judged by the  stationery that you'"use..  Let us do your job printing.  We will do it right.  NOBODV BUYS OVERALLS TO PLAY TRlcik^ with  IN WHICH FOUR MEN EXERTED ALL THE R STPFNrTH  'IN THE EFFORT TO R,P A PAIR OF PEABOD^vTrALLS ���������  BUT IF.THEY WILL STAND THIS-MY WONT RIP '  UNDER THE HARDEST KIND OF liGmMATTwEAR  ^=^^    WE  ARE   THE AGENTS   OB  PEABODYS'  GUARANTEED OVERALLS.  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  gUILD UP YOUR HOME  TOWN. Do. not; talk-sup-  /port home industries��������� talk is  cheap. The best way to show  that you are in earnest is to  practise it..  Support the "Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  We buy from the Factory and*  sell to YOU direct.    Lar-gest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toron to. Let us quote you.  KYDD BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  IN THE "COURIER"  The 'Courier  $1 a Year  Published eyery  . .   Saturday at ������������������������������������������������������  BELU COOLA, B. C.  rT'PIE two principal reasons  why   you   should   buy  shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc.,- are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the'--/only,  brands produced in  B. C. under government inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  BACON  HAMS  SurM  Ogfilvie's  Royal Household Flour  ���������������  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  ,BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  Settlers, Prospedors, Hunters; Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  tod it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mosl suitable articles are kept at prices thai  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stains  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Fe������*rl ������������,! r    ���������      r    u  wui.     reea and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt 8ervice  jgst^ods-Lowest Prices^r^ct stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  "HI  ���������-^w  *ii>4  (lAf.  ,ajm^'  * -������r������   Vf**<������-������"vtn f^,TTW������.V|Mr-T������i^'u;  '73.Z*

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