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Array hfUbffik  v>-~ '*!������S^  $w.  ���������A.  '   <&*>  ,��������� VOU WANT GOOD  SPORT  ',SIT BELLA COOLA.   EXCEL-  J������r hunting and fishing.  ������������������".'ihAuuko  - -Tl/-���������I-j j. ilixrug^n-r i i i < i i i i i i i | ft  WEATHER REPORT FOR JULY.  -Compiled  by  Mr. C,  H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 7P.   Minimum,"51.  Highest Max. (2nd) 92.   Lowest Min. (7th) 42.  Rainfall, 2.21 inches.  RVOL 3-NO. 45  Succeed  I Germans  After Suffering  Enormous Losses  if petrogmd, Aug. 18, via Lon-  | don, Aug- 19. - Russian forcea  gtii| are holding fortifications at  Submarines Penetrate  the Dardanelles  Athens, Aug. 19. Two more  British submarines are reported.  in a despatch from Mitylerie tr:  have penetrated the Dardanelles  ,-   912 miles south of Kovno.   and entered the sea of Marmora,  Jes3ia' " --   "In the  where, they are preventing the  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 21,  1915.  White Star Liner  Arabic Torpedoed  $1.00. a Year  ^Official statement says  |districtofRigaandin the direction of Jacobstadt, there has  Ibeen no important change. In  lthe direction o/Dvinik the night  [of the 16 and day of 17, we repulsed German attempts to take  the offensive. At Kovno, after  fdesperate battles lasting eleven  Idays and costing the enemy enormous losses, the Germans succeeded in establishing themselves  in fortifications situated on the  e left bank of the Niemen and on  thewestbank of the river Jessia.  The Germans are attempting to  f pass the right of this stream,  f where a portion of the defense  | works still remain in our hands.  | On the upper Narew as well as  | between this river and the Bug  %. there was continuous fighting  with alternating success on the  16 and; 17. The enemy made  very stubborn attacks on the  roads to "Bialystok and Bielsk  from the west. On the Bug and  in the region of the railway from  Siedice to Tcherenkha, having  repulsed the German offensive  we made successful counter attacks and captured some machine  guns. In the district of Novo  ������������ Georgievsk the enemy continues  sending of ships tu rcvictual the  Turkish army on the Gailipoli  Peninsula. The situation of th<  Turkish army in Gailipoli is no v.  regarded as critical the despatch  adds.  The Delayed  British Advance  New York, Aug. 18. ��������� Today's  ! New York Tribune contains the  following: "Recent arrivals from  England are able to afford some  explanation of the delayed British advance which as much in  England as throughout the world  has caused considerable bewilderment. Their explanation is that  Lord Kitchener has been waiting  to launch his great surprise, and  this surprise lies in the completion of new guns with a new  type of shell, which it is believed  will revolutionize artillery operations and make the path of the  London, Auk. 20. -The big  White Star steamer Arabic, formerly a favorite ship of the Liverpool-Boston service, but which  "ii her .present trip was on the  uay to New York, was torpedoed  and sunk by a German submarine  German Warships Are  Closing in on Riga  Petrograd, Aug. 20.���������That  German warships are again menacing Riga, the big Russian port  on the Baltic, is indicated by an  official communication issued last  night,-it says:   "Our warships  1 hursday morning j protecting  the  entrance to the  the Fasmct.    Thejguij- 0f   Riga   yesterday   drew  ���������it !t:]f,oY!ue  southeast of  Reamer according to- a statement, ���������i������������������- fi e  u*.      ���������      *.  l(- ,.     ,..,.,    ,*   ,. closer in after a fight owing to  >!   tne While Star line, was at-;  , . ,  tacked   without   warning    an d j the &reat superiority of the ene-  vent down in ten minutes. Of ��������� my's tteefc- ^oss ������^ tne Kovno  the 128 persons on board, 181 j forts on the east bank'of the  passengers and 2'I2 members of Nieman river was reported ;by  tho crew, thirty-two are missing the war office yesterday, but it  and are believed to have perished. >s asserted that the main German  Most of those who have not been forces are still being held in  accounted for belong to the crew, 'check on the west bank of the  Only six of the passengers are '. Niemen river. From the fortifi-  reportod missing. \ cations at Jessia to the south of   -     - ���������  ! Kovno, Russian artillery has di-  PriiKPrs \x\  RparlinAcc    rected a heavy fire upon the Ger-  uuisers in Keacimess |mans attempting t0 reach the  'east bank of the Niemen river,  1 aranto, Italy, via Part.a, Aug.   inrlictillg  heavy losses.     Every  2U. A strong squadron of fast j hour of de]ay that the Gerrnans  causers is be.ng held m readi- meet on the Niemen is of great  n"ss to steam from here at a importance to lhe Russian armv.  moment s notice. It is expected.; The German left wing is the only  that, the warships will   be sentsource of great dangerto the re.  against Turkey if they decline to treating troops of the Grand  satisfv Italv's demand. ' Duke Nicholas."  All the people of Bella Coola  mourn the loss of Dr. Bavis who,  during his residence as a physician, has won the esteem of all  with whom he came in contact  both as a man and a doctor. He  left on the last steamer in search  of a place where there are more  sick people than at Bella Coola.  United States.  The church of which Rev.  Sageng is the pastor, had arranged-a Sunday school picnic at  Fosbak's for the day and the:  Young People's Missionary Society had a meeting at the Hagensborg church in the evening. Both  gatherings were attended by un-  usually large number of people,  u!l ^"i^'!:!!!.^^!^'^"^0 the hish esteem in  which the minister and his..wife  are held.  The Sunday morning threatened rain and caused misgivings in  the hearts of the children, who  which  Charles Tucker was the:  captain and Herbert Sutherland  the engineer, has returned from  an extended cruise of the northern   waters.       In   connection I  with this trip we are reminded , ,0(jk f6rward to these annual pic-  that-Mr. H. G. Anderson has in 1 nics with much p]easure> But in  his possession a newspaper clip-|spjte   of   sombre    aspects   the  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Allies   to  Berlin  than hitherto."  more   possible  Transport Torpedoed  Athens. Aug. 10.    The Koya  Edward,   a   transport   carrying salmon "for Yanccuvei  stubborn attacks, his  principal ] 1300 troops  to  the  Dardanells.  efforts being the attack against! was torpedoed in the Aouian Sea  S. S. Ghelohsin came in at the' The following receipt was re-  usual early hour Sunday morn- ��������� ceived by Mrs. E. C. Clayton  ing. and after discharging a large from the Vancouver Branch of  amount of freight for the local; the Canadian Red Cross Fund:  merchants shifted over to the: Dear Madam,���������I beg to ac-  cannery and loaded 2000 cases of knowledge the receipt of  your  the fortifications commanding  the railway from Mlaw. On the  Bug, the Zlota Lipa and the  Dneister, no change."  Five Army Corps Waiting  Brindisi, Aug. 19.���������Five army  corps concentrated at Pulca have  been ordered to be prepared to  leave at a moment's notice.  An Attempt on Gorizia  Rome, Aug. 19.���������Heavy bombardment of the Austrian forces  before Gorizia and infantry assaults south and westof Tomlino  mark the beginning of a determined attempt by General Cador-  aa to break through the Austrian  front along the lsonza.  on Wednesday.    1000 lives lost.  What the Speculator Missed  Victoria, Aug. 20. Cruisers  lately returned from an examination of the valleys of the 10!k.  Salmon, White and Gold Rivers  on Vancouver Island, came across  one hundred thousand acres ol  unalienated crown timber, with  an average stand of fifteen thousand feet to tin-acre, r. presenting a total of one and a half  billion feet. This timber is readily accessible, in fact the grades  which exist in these valleys render it possible to bring Irgs across  the island frt-in NYotka to Salmon River, crossing the surveys  of the Canadian Pacific and I'an-  adian Northern railways.  Representing R. S. Robinson,  buyer and exporter of raw furs,  of Winnipeg; J. C. Mackenzie of  Fort William is a guest at the  Bella Coola Hotel this week.  Coming west over the Grand  Trunk Pacific system to Prince  Rupert he had a good opportuni-  tvof seeing some of the large  postal order for $47.50, being the  ; proceeds of a concert and raffle  ; in aid of our fund.  We are very grateful to you  for your very generous contribution. I shall make acknowledgement in the press in due  course.���������Yours faithfully.  Israel I. Rubinowitz, sec.-treas.  Vancouver, B. C, Aug. 11, 1915.  wheatiiehls in the prane provm- Ar appe&1 for fundg hag been  tvs. then almost ready ior the ; received from the Red Cross So_  Wn-aWr. The crop this year will ^.^ Money ig needed to pro.  b,. large, although some damage vjde fche F['nh Am)y Medical  was tlone to the grain by high Corpg wjth surgical and ambu.  winds in the southernmost part lance equipment_ ]tvvjn be used  of Alberta a short time ago. ���������< {Qr the purpose 0f saving the  Mr. Mackenzie's field of opera- Hveg of British Columbiasoldiers.  li(M1 i��������� the fur business is Ontario     Thg w   Q  T  ^  of thig p]a(?e  ���������| the eastern section of Mani-  will very likely take charge of  at  toba. but this is a special trip the local campaign to aid in rais-  throiieb British Columbia to look ingthis money. A garden party  into and if possible obtain a fair  first hand idea of the amount  ��������� ���������    ' ,,f furs that may be had  ping which would cause interest  if published.  .Messrs. Smaby and Williams of  Ocean Falls were in last, week in  quest of medical aid for Mr. Williams child who was sick. Dr.  Bavis went with them.;  On Thursday evening of last  week Mr. and Mrs. Macdonald  of the Bella Coola Hotel, entertained the younger element of  the population. The editor being  hebarred by age from being  presentisnevertheless convinced  that the occasion was highly enjoyed by all who had the privilege of being present.  . Mr. Jennings, road superintendent, and Mr. Bell, engineer  of public works in the district,  made a few days call this week.  They came on a private launch  from Namu and left after inspecting some works under contemplation.  Rev. T. C. Colwell has also returned to his flock after a series  of successful meetings held at  Kimsquit, Namu and several  points on Rivers Inlet.  Mr. B. F. Jacobsen and party-  have spent a week camping at  the head of South Bentink Arm.  On the return voyage they stopped at the Hot Springs where  they were inflicted by the beneficial effects of the warm mineral  baths. They enjoyed it so much  that they may make another  visit to the same places before  cold weather sets in.  weather proved perfect and the  people of the valley poured into  Fosbak's grounds in a long.procession of loaded wagons. The  program was of the usual character: Singing by the audience and  by the pupils of the Sunday  school, and speeches by the pastor and some others. The program even though of the usual  kind was listened to attenti\ely  by everbody present.  In th^evening the Hagensborg  church was well filled; and the  young people deserve credit for  the interestingprogram provided.  Hjalmar Schulstad presided and  in a few well chosen words welcomed the minister and his wife  back to their people and voiced  the pleasure of all to see them  back and expressed the hope it  would be a long time before they  would go away again, even for a  vacation. Rev. Mr. Sageng was  called on for a speech to which  he responded by giving an outline of his trip to the annual conference of his church and visit  to the Panama Exposition at San  Francisco. Mr. Carlson gave  the missionary speech and the  string band, together with Miss  Ruth Nordschow, furnished the  music. The meeting lasted for  two hours and seemed to be enjoyed by all.  After a few days Mr. and Mrs.  Sageng will be "at home" to  their many friends at the parsonage.  RIGHT ROYALLY RECEIVED.  Rev. H. Sageng and bride returned last Sunday from a wedding trip of three months spent a  at the annual conference of the;**  Lutheran Church and visiting' \  friends  in   the  central  part of  (Ulturrlt Nflttrp  Lower Bella Coola: Church  , Service, 11 a. m.  Bella Coola: Sunday School,  10:45 a. m.  Church Service, 7:30 p. m.  Rev.   T. C. Colwell, B.A.. Pastor      X  anU  and  ; l n 11  i i i  II11.-  ���������a-i  tn  ������n of Canada.  The Soldiers in Urgent Need���������  If your name is not on this list, let  it be on the next.    $1000 wanted.  I have the pleasure of enclosing list of subscription.* ivceiv. d  owards the Machine Gun Fund. Residents of I Vila Coola \^'  ley may send contributions to either of the members ol the subscription committee who are: S. Le Grant, M. K. .lacobse... ( .  Urlson, M. W. Marvin, or to the secretary-treasurer, who w..l  knowledge all receipts through the press.  Oscar T. Landry, secretary-treasurer. Bella Ceoia M. <������������������ ''  Amount previously M.W.Marvin b" ,!M  acknowledged..$265.00 L A. lleckman ���������'���������(MI  ������������������������������ Anderson....'. 5.00 J   Cressweil . ���������'���������,1"  "���������O-Jennings...... 5.00 VV. V, RaltrlitV :'-"  p"J; Quinlan    5.00 Frank Ratcliif ������������������ "  ���������f Edwards   .... 5.00 H   Swanson .  Vv'-^a'-d  5.00 ������.,.,-������������������  John UatclifT  5.00 ^"  ; reaches  us I rom luvers  ,at   it   is the intention to  <���������>[)()()   for   the gun   fund.  mm  and left  Tuesday.  to be held next Saturday, the  '28th, at some point in the lower  valley is under consideration.  Definite information as to this  will be sent out in due time. It  is hoped that there will be a general participation by all those  wdio are willing to share in the  relief of our boys who become  wounded in the defense of that  which should be dearer to us  than life itself.  New  llllet   t  l'ai-'t'     ��������� ,   u 1  Mr C.iminar Saugstad has been  t',ntnlsU,l to solicit and collect  .-absorptions.  \l iViiuv Rupert the response  ,,,'the appeal   for subscriptions  u;is ,-,, strong that instead ot oh-:    We a[.e son.y to say that Mrg>  u^ninu- enough funds to buy one   ,    Fougner   has   been   taken ill  ..I,,, a, intended at first, the sum  and jg under the doctor's care.  obtained   ������"*  sufficient   to   buy  ^ ..,____,  ll!V cl'"S ,    For Sale, or Will Trade for  H   fasebeer and Louis^Hock- Buggy  ,,.,K  ;,i  town over Sunday! ,,       ,   ,  u'"- '" . ,.���������,,���������v mi  One straight wagon and box (pipe  '     ,lu> Ui,|1L!1 wl,0>m;  rftach) in first, class condition.  u.v  infoini us that;     r,������n;icitv 4000 lbs.     Apply -  lor  t|,, fenw under construction over  -()0|;i river above lur-  vale is 1  he i'.ella  nearing completion.  Capacity -1000 lbs.  Henry G. Grainger.  Bella Coola Hotel.  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respectfully requested.  T. D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupcrl Riding. 2  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, August 2l  . The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.'  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Cnnada  1  Year   $1.00  6 Months    :    0.75  3 Months . -v    0.50  United States  1  Year.. A $1.50  United Kingdom  1  Year.  .$1.00  Subscriptions payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible.  straighten out.matters that have  gone wrong at home will have  any retarding effect upon the  energetic .prosecution of any  means to bring the war to a successful close. In fact we believe  a change in the administration  will put the province in a better  position to do its duty in that  respect.  For Advertising .Rates,  v ; Office.  Apply at  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name imd address of every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  . The Editor reserves the right to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  '^almrjinpult mtunmta rut lev."  -SATURDAY,  AUG. 21, 1915.  A  Changed Front.  .Th*  Conservative press very  ������ virtuously   maintains   how   unseemly it is to discuss politics at  the present time; and how wicked  . the~Liberals are who insist that  such is necessary just before an  .election. " It is not so very long  ago that it was exactly the other  way about.     The  Conservative  press and some of the leaders of  the,party were insistent in their-  demands for, a Dominion election,  and the Liberals just as insistently opposed it.    To a person  not conversant with  the facts  this seems a..curious state of affairs.    A ' ,  ,  The Conservatives desired an  election  at Ithat   time   because  , they considered tney had an issue  to which there was no opposition  and .they   felt   confident   they  would sweep   the  country and  secure another lease of power  for a long term.    The Liberals  opposed the plan, to some extent  because they felt that the Conservatives  had  strong grounds  for their belief in victory,  but  they had  their effective argument against it in the fact their  was no need of an election, whatever, because -the government's  term was not near expiring and  there was no issue.    The governor-general and the premier were  of the same mind, and so the  plan fell to the ground and the  Conservative press was obliged  to face arotind.  The position is just the other  way in relation to provincial affairs. The government's term  of office is aoout to expire; there  is wide dissatisfaction with the  administration, and from our  point of view it looks as if the  government will be defeated1 at  the next election.  If issues of any consequence  exist they must be discussed  when an election is pending, in  order that the voters can act intelligently. There are such issues  in abundance at present, and  therefore we believe their discussion cannot be avoided.  But we venture the suggestion  that the Conservatives are not  quite so eager for a provincial  election as they a very short  time ago were for a Dominion  one, because they are not quite  so sure of victory in this case,  hence-the strong opposition to  discussion of provincial politics.  We do not think that trying to  Is It Selfishness or  Obtuseness?  Tn the efforts being made here  to raise sufficient money to buy  one machine gun, the committee  entrusted to solicit subscriptions  for this purpose meet with men  of   intelligence   and  who   have  a  comparatively   good   income,  but  who  refuse to aid' in   this  movement which at present is  stirring Canada from the Pacific  to the Atlantic.    Nearly every  small community and village in  the Dominion vie with the cities  in doing what they can to enable  the soldiers at the front to resist  and to make attacks successfully.  Such men,  who refuse to come  forward at the country's supreme  need, do not advance any adequate excuse  worthy - of a rejoinder for their attitude.    We  have come to the conclusion that  it'is.not based on their lack of  patriotism, ability or intelligence,  butratherin supreme selfishness  or inability to grasp the seriousness of the country's position or  its great need.    Such men should  read the interview with Rev. C.  W. Gordon, D. D., published"���������  our last.issue,   or the   great  speech of Mr. N. W. Rowell of  Toronto, delivered at Vancouver  July 30, in which among other  stirring things he said:  "We realize we have not contributed   yet' in   proportion   tp  Great' Britain, which has raised  an army of more than 3,000,000  men.    If in   France,  Germany,'  Austria and Italy every man of  physical fitness is with the colors,  why^not in Canada? . . .  .   ' 'If we live in the land and enjoy freedom and we fail to respond, we prove by that act unworthy of free citizenship. Every  man who is able and who' does  not offer his services proves himself unworthy:*"  In this call to contribute towards the gun fund we are not  asked to join the colors, to. risk  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  our time, health, limb and life  for our country, but only to give  a sum of money, so trivial that  almost everybody can spare it  by a slight sacrifice. But some  people, have not reached the point  yet when they are willing to  make sacrifices themselves. May  the'time never come when we  shall be compelled to make sacrifices greater than we are asked  to offer today.'  A Hatchery Is, Needed.  We are glad to note that the  local   Conservative   club   at its  meeting held last Monday at the  Mackenzie school,  did  take up  the question of having the Dominion government erect a hatchery on the head waters of the  Bella Coola River.    It was stated  that the matter had  been  discussed   with   the   inspector   of  fisheries Mr. J. T. Williams, who  had expressed his opinion that  if proper steps  were  taken <to  bring the matter before the government a hatchery .would   be  secured for our place.  The Conservative candidate for  member of the House of Commons had also, been approached;  but he being without experience  in such matters could hold out  no hopes   for   such   enterprise  during these hard times.    Such  arguments are somewhat in line  with that of a farmer who on account of the times says he cannot afford to spare seed to plant  his fields.    Our resources must  be conserved under any and all  circumstances.    The goose that  lays the golden egg should neither  The following are the facts  which he gave in support of this  statement:  In the year 1905, the cannery,  using sixty nets, canned 10,000  cases of sockeye; in 1910, with  seventy nets, 10,960 cases; and  in 1915, with seventy nets, 4,900  cases. He also points out that  the decrease in che catch of the  last year is even greater than  apparent. While in th.e first two  seasons mentioned, part of the  fishermen were less industrious  and stayed on shore a great part  of the time, in the last year every  man kept fishing steadily night  and day during the open season.  And that the fish has not  escaped the nets and gone up the  river, is testified to by the settlers who claim that they have  never seen so small a number of  sock eyes in the river since their  arrival in the valley twenty-one.  years ago. The above facts seem  to be conclusive evidence that  the fish is decreasing in numbers,  and it is the duty of the people  to [call the government's attention to this state of affairs that  the proper remedies may be ap;-  plied to prevent this loss to our  population.  o     o     o     o     o  Depleting the Fisheries.  It is-not only in Bella Coola  and vicinity that the fisheries are  depleted. The Committee of  Conservation appointed by the  Dominion government in its an-  nual report makes some serious  statements as to-the injury that  is being done to our great national fishing grounds by unwise and  uneconomic methods of fishing  and by disregarding^he necessity  of restocking.  In Lake Superior the average  yearly catch twenty years ago  was nearly three times as great  as now. The falling off began  to be first felt in 1893. In Lake  Ontario the average catch now  is about one-half of- what it was  a score of years ago. Lake Superior does not produce half as  many white fish as it did twenty  five years ago, and Lake Huron  and Georgian Bay only about a  third as many.  But where the government is  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  "MADE    IN    B.  C."  Send for Catalogue  Prompt Attention Given Letter Orders  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE rORY GOODS  361 Water Sireet        Vancouver, B C  ��������� ��������� , CJ Gault Brothers for over 60 years have successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  <| The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best west of Toronto  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-to-Wear  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Mouse Furnishings  CAR Pins  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DA Y RECEIVED  Spend Your Vacation in Bella Coola  where is found scenery unsurpassed  Mountaineering Amidst Eternal Snows  GRIZZLY BEARS, BLACK BEARS,  Goats and Deer in abundance  be killed nor starved. We are!earnest in its endeavor to reme-  told by aman who is in a position jdy the evil it meets with encour-  to know that the run of sockeye agement in its efforts. In Lake  salmon is decreasing gradually. I (Continued on next page.)  The reward of a three dam' hunt in nature's wild, ol B.JIa Coola.  Trout in all the Streams Camping in a Fine Climate  Mr. Fred Hendricks, who has  had a wide and varied experience  throughout the continent in search  of large arid small game, offers  his services as guide and guarantees "game, or no pay."  Belja Coola" can be reached by  Union Steamship Co.'s su-aiiit-rs  from Vancouver every Thursday.  Two days' sail through scent ry  rivalling the coast of Norway. A  bus meets the steamer.  Modern Hotel accommodation, with hot and  cold  water,  baths, etc., and  last but not least Guides that will "guarantee" game.  Write la F. I lendrkh. P. O. Box 03. .'Bella Coola. B. C. <u to the best tin* to hunt the mm J**  BjRAIDi  Ceylon  *��������� Cached    by/������������������'���������������������������  WM. BRAID   ft CO:  :���������'.:' TEA     IMPOBTIRS  ���������-���������;   WANCOOVEH^- flr c~r  {MARK  Order  that   pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  IOE  ]*(C  HOE  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVK'K  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  <H  u. b.       Lhelohsin" Leaves   Vancouver   every  Thursday at 11   p. m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 9 a.m.  S. S. "Coquitlam" and S.S. "Capilano" will sail  from Vancouver every two weeks, carrying Gasoline  and Explosives.  itr.*^V <>'   I'reighiH,   Fares and other information, apply t������  W������?     XH'^ c'AKKai.i. St.,   Vancouver; or (I no. Mr-iUiM"11-  agent,   1003 Govrhnmknt St.,  Victoria  IOC  ZZD ��������� C  Ol  flslffijlf^^^  ������������KM-i4Wai  *l^&0^ii������������4t?IW<4,i*#������t*������.*.1*M.vfat^ >/5  y^Auf^IL  1915  lers  1  si by  HifTS  ^iJ.'lV.  wwry  y.  A.  0  lyi  0  and Georgian Bay, where  l'H"r0n.     have   been; taken  to  fe evil, the catch has  Ir        been  much  improved.  ''^ourneighborhobdweraay  A    i0 die results obtained at  ^s inlet and Alert Bay by  Rebuilding of hatchenes.  I ������     o     ������ ���������  ^ Time of Election a Secret.  I   ������.Richard is as optimistic now  plwaswhen he returned from  t land and said he had been  '^enough to the front*, be  :,hle to state positively, that the  t^ianS are demoralized.^ He  i interviewed last week on the  Ljectof the coming provincial  r Mion; but he refused to state  <thetime for it; but he asserted  Hvith as much assurance as he  ^1 in the one quoted above, that  Ae would win this time also.  I; He feels he must use strategy,  Wer. in order t0 Win: any  Open-and-abovehoard   measures,  I-such as tolling the people whose  ���������servant he is, what time the  Lection is to be held, is entirely  Jiforeign to the policy of politicians of his order.  ed'by fires this 'season than' in  any season for which (),<��������� i.1,,,.,,,.  try Department lias records. 'i'|,,.  region west of tin; coast range  has been exposed u,.-,. I���������ng pwiod  of dry weather, and o- '  war conditions there h  greater industry  clearing operations  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  viiiK   to  IS    lii('||  shown in land  s.    As a result  of these circumstances there has  more permits  slash issued by fire  We are confronted today with  ;j strung!;, which challenges our  "^ional 1 Win not say national  ���������;u';r';ln:u'y    but   the supremacy  ',rfr,',',J������������n throughout the world.  How   do  w  vc  prepare  for the  n my ojjinion we are  debauching   the  ^trugtfle?  preparing   |,y  materiul with which we wish to  u ,- i work.    Critics are traitors- hnr  been  far more uermjts to burn,, ,   , udiiois, nut  4.       ���������                  M'iensthi.i youths of our country and ox-  year than m any ob-r-l!. -ir !,        ,i        <     , U  ;      ( -.        ,    ���������' ' - '->-    ..at-  ,/aS(, ih,.,n to the protracted stay  dens being instruct.,!   to  issue i��������� , <    ,��������� J  .,    c .     , l"   '^u<   in concentration camps, with all  permits for only short pei i((!s in  in ; i     ���������  ,'������������������,,       ���������   n i-"0(.., in|tlR,,r  weakening  and   debasing  dry weather.    'J here has been -i I   n-    *     <��������� ,  r    "^ "������<-n a , L-hects, for months for the bene-  larger number of small fires djs-'  covered and extinv.uishei  wardens than in ai,v  * Fire Control.  [SWaare in receipt of the following communication from Mr.lL  Ii Irwin, district forester,; of  ||prince Rupert, who called here  ^this week.   We thank  him  for  >y fin  other year,  and a smaller percentage of these  fires cost the Forestry Department money to extinguish. Tin-  amount of merchantable timber  destroyed k<mjr nr-pli-ribb-.  "The expenditure for fire patrol is being reduced as tit" organization is perfected, and the  efficiency of the palm! is shown  Prussian lancer and have rejoiced  by the decrease  in   the amoun  , it of local trade or for expediency. Why not face the issue?  bet. us recognize that we are facing an enemy organized and  drilled to the utmost; where  <*very unit of food and human  energy has been computed and  appraised years before this wai  started.  VVe  have  seen   the   German  peasant under the  heel of the  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAL MINING K1GHTS ui tin; Dominion, in  Maki'/oiia, Sakkatciii:v/an und Ai.bkrta,  Un> Yukon Tkiuutouy, UiuNoktii-wkhtTkrki-  'loiui::-; :u,ii in a |,,,nioi> of Uu; l'KOVIMCK of  HltlTlKH C������,i.i:muia. may U- loaned for u term of  tw������nty-ur:<; y.*ira ui an annual rental of SI an  aero. Not more than 2,M;ij acroH v/ill bo leased  to one <i|)[,|i<:ant:  Apfjlicaiion for a lens.- mw.it lie made by the  nj/jJiicuiit.jii iieroon to the A:;cnt or Sub-AKent  ol tin; district in which the i,������htn applied for  are situated.  In Hiirveyed territory the land rniiHt be de-  Heribed by .section.!, or IckhI subdivifiionw of sec-  liuns, and in umuirveyod terriiory the tract applied for ...hall be staked out by tho applicant  nimsell.  Kncli E'pplic.itiori must be nccompunied by a  fee of >.?, which will be refunded if the rights  applied lor are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty ..hall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate,of five cents per ton.  lhe person operating the mine shall furnish  the Atfem with sworn returns accounting for the  lull quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royally thereon. If the coal mining ritchtB  are not beintf operated, such relurns Hhouid bo  lurnishcdat least once a year.  'lhe lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but. tiie lewsee may be permitted to purchase whatever available .surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 j,��������� acre.  (���������'or full information application .should be  made to the Secretary of the Depart mom of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. Ii. Unauthorized publication of this ad-  vcrtiwrnent will not be paid for.- SMi'jO.  BUSINESS CARDS  of merchantable timber destroyed by fire each year."  at our own  liberty.    Let us be  careful then that we do not con-  ! fuse liberty with license.    There  lis  a  homely saying: "You can  I make a long tail shorter, but you  To  the  nation as to the unit i cun'1 make a short tail longer."  The Scales.  there must lie a final accounting.  The individual as the nation  starts his new account on the  debit or credit side. As the individual after a protracted spree  '-hiscourtsey in giving us this in-1 must, if he wishes to regain his  r. formation:  "The timber in the north coast  district has been more endanger-  standing, brace up; so the nation,  which is made up of an aggregation, must do likewise.  A few lines we specially  recommend  Duorr.s  -  Jams and .Jellies  Huntley &. Palmers  -Biscuits  GrilVen & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar -  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO, Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  |  t  J.W.Peck&Co.Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  GAPS and OVERALLS  E\  We carry a complete stock of Men's luini>hins^  and all the best  English   and American   i lats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  We have had the long tail of liberty let us be careful not tc  shorten it too much. VVe are  engaged in a holy cause, not foi  the supremacy of the British  nation, but for that of humanity.  Let us not, therefore, for a passing advantage subject our heroes  to the trial by fire-the double  trial of the bar room and the  trench. Many of our young men,  filled with the spirit of a just  cause, are subjected to the ordeal--for ordeal it is to a youthful spirit of  months in a city  where they are looked on  with  love, but not a wise love.   If they  represented   us   in   lacrosse  or  j baseball would we wjnk al what  j we now do?     Let us make it a  | national dishonor to  encourage  jour representatives in a certain  1 direction.    Each individual of us-  counts.    Here is a young fellow  idled with   the  sense of a just  cause: he joins his national corps,  lit  in  body and mind.     We,  in  foolish   admiration    instead   ol  keeping him so, foolishly debauch  him.    We have the material and  plenty of if, but why waste it?  Let us strike the golden  mean  between    German    proscription  and British liberty.    Let us look  after our youths.     Let us send  [hem  to the  battle   front  half-  drilled rather than debased.  T. A. ERRIGAL.  Gkoh itt:v K. HuitNKTT   D.J. McGugan  U.K.. U.C.L.S., U.A.S.C., U.C.L.S.,  A.S.S. M. CAN. SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late IIill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B. C. LAND   SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City address-New Westminster, B.C.  P. 0. Box 8S6. Telephone 232.     0  o|  (  mi  i  Fur Sales Agency  600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  fukon and Alaska have taken advant-  ige of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  >f the biggest fur buyers in the world  iid on your fur instead of one individu-  jl house assures   the   highest   market  price always.  We hold* sales monthly, but 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.  HOE  o!  To Ensure a "Good Catch"  Get One of the Famous  _=���������/  Ask for the famous  and veil will   have  the be>1 th:it money  ran buy.  Alwavs .-old in  pound and hall-  pound pad-els.  40c - 50c - 60c  |',.i- round.  Ask   voim:   .;i:'������'I-:k.  Silos Mean More Milk.  j-Yom   a  practical   standpoint  tin- value of silage as food may  Is,, shown in many ways.    First.  it  js easily digested.     It keeps  ,|���������. digestive system  in a state  ���������f healty activity and all stock  l\.,l   sihige  show   the   beneficial  HlVcts in  the healthy condition  ���������,��������� nu. hair and skin.    For milch  ,.attl,.   it   seems   especially   well  .^..pUMl.      When   we   lake   into!  '(,msideration the value of silage!  in.(1|. ,|,.y  jVed. the cost per ton  ai���������|   the small amount of space  ivquircd for storage, it is certain-;  iv wort by of our earnest thought.  'The est of silage per ton varies;  somewhat, hut   we  are  safe in  ... violin should not exceed $1.50 ;  ,,,.',- ton.    Laiul that will produce j  1()l)llshels of corn per acre will i  in.,|sl. lOtoLMons of silage.  The  (r���������Iltuuiedo,M>"ge.l, columns       '  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Best Fishing Tackle  3ELLA COOLA, B.C.  - ��������������������������� ��������� itnii-i ���������-*������  Machine Guns.  Hon. Lloyd George says: "We  are short of machine guns. This  is a most serious question for the  army, as most of the slaughter  is done by these terrible little  machines. If the Germans should  concentrate upon our forces in  the west it is vital it is vital (he  repeated it) for the life of our  people that every available  machine gun which can be produced should be obtained without the least possible delay."  mu  ���������>i  I heMason & riischjriano  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  f  I1! I!  !IH  ism  tfjfl  Let us attend  your Victor Record  ^1   mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  ] c  ��������� J r  \JLTHAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  AX/HAT person so independent?  \X/HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of   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.  The land 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 farm produce from Bella Coola Valley canicd away  over twenty first prizes.  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.  ������  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.  ���������<aii"i.  ������������������n mi ii >n - 'mi me in --.��������� i- - ���������" ������������������ii "I'tiit" -   ' ,*���������--.-��������� -^...���������������.-..  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Ykak *!-00  Six Months   0.75  Thkeu Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  Onk Yraii '���������  $1-50  United Kingdom and this Continent.  One. Ykai; $1-00  i ' "��������� !��������� t������i������ ci t"i  i r 1������������������������ i w inn ur ���������i wimiii m   ��������������� i>mn������ri~iiji��������� *   mi inn-i MinTi-amiti irmw wrTnrri���������  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 subscription enclosed 9  BELLA  COOLA COURIER  Saturday, August 2 J  /9;i  (3  HOE  ������  ourier  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  99  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coasl: between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  ' A distance of >six hundred miles.  ._ It will be to your interest to \eep.well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.     .  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public."'. No manufacturer or wholesalehousecan  _" afford to let slip the opportunity- of increased  sales that*, public advertising brings.  Silos Mean More Milk-Continued.  testimonies of hundreds of farmers indicate, that a silo will pay  for itself in three years.    We are  certain that a silo is most economical in storing feed, as about  400 cubic feet of mow room is required to store one1 ton of hay,  whereas one-eight of that space  or 50 cubic feet is required to  store one ton of silage in the silo,  and in one cubic foot of silage  there are twice as many pounds  of digestible nutrients as in one  cubic foot of hay from the haymow.  A silo means more milk to sell.  The farmer Can have som"e silage  to feed during the drouth in late  summer,  which  will enable his  cows to. produce- from 20 to 40  pounds more butter fat during  one or two critical months. This  will mean from 50 to 100 pounds  more in a year.    Farmers should  remember that when cows once  drop in milk production during  any part of their lactation period  th.ey cannot regain the flow.  It is important that owners of  illos -should  bear" in mind  that  when ,the silo is first opened only  a small feed should be given, as  in changing from grass or .dry-'  feed "to silage, if a regular full  feeel is given, the silage will per-  hapssliphtly-affect the'milk for  a few milkings, and if the change  is from dry feed it may cause too  great an activity of the bowels.  Serious Accident  at Hagensborg  An accident with nearly fatal  consequences happened on the  11th. inst. to Mr. Frank Hagan  of Hagensborg.  In the early morning of that  day he, in company with Hans  Knutson, went into the mountains-near his home in the Sal-  lomt valley to hunt.    About 4  o'clock in the afternoon after an  unsuccessful   trip   Mr. ,Hagan  stopped to drink from a stream.  In bending over his revolver fell  out of the holster and struck a  stone with the resultthat a shot  went off, the bullet entering his  left side just below the ribs.   It  went through his body'and came  out in front.  Hagan's companion  examined the  wound   and   did  what he could for the sufferer  and then left him.to get a relief  party to carry him out. -Although  all speed  was usedvthe  party  did not-reach the wounded man  until about seven   hours  later.  He  was  removed  to  his,.home  where'medical attention awaited.  It was found that ho vital portion  had been struck and it is expected that if no complications set  in Ke will recover.  ���������'   The Great Picnic Party.  The large party which sailed  from here to  the "Hot .Springs  There should be at least three! last week returned last Saturday  inches of silage used each day under full sail after spending a  from the silo. . It should be kept  level .on the surface, and, only  one feed taken out at a time, and  none left in the; feed room'or  mangers for next-time.���������Family  Herald and Weekly Star.  PEAL 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."  ob Printing  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  Plumbing  We buy frorrfthe Factory and  sell.to YOU direct. Largest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto. Lei us quote you.  KYDD BROS.", LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  DUILD UP YOUR HOME  TOWN.] Do not talk-support 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.  The Courier  1 a Year  delightful time at the springs and  vicinity., -The trip .had done  members of the party a lot-of  good, which fact was proven by  their jubilant spirit and refreshed appearance.  The party  was  composed of  Torwald, Jacobsen, who was the  captain^ ably assisted by his first  mate,-Miss Susie   Christensen;  Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Wheeler took  the role of chaperones;     Olaf  Fosback, Olai Urseth, Theo. Livelton and Ingvold Olsen,  who  had to do all the hard work; The  Misses   Clara   Widsten,   Mattie  Peterson and  Gertie  Fredland,  who did the cooking. .As they  all expected to appear to advantage and they were unwilling to  have this fact go unnoticed by  thejr many friends who were unable to join the party; they secured  the services  of   Mr:   B.  Norton  the photographer, who  went with them.  As the party landed in safety,  without getting their feet wet,  at the destination it was met and  welcomed by John Nelson and  his brother. Their appetites being appeased by the joint efforts  of all concerned, they all went  for a-visit to the beautiful falls  and other scenic places. The  photographer secured on this trip  some of the finest views of his  collection.  In giving an account of the trip  to the falls it nju'st not be forgotten that a tree was found that  rivals in size t'he celebrated big  trees of California.    It was estimated to be twenty feet in diameter; twelve of the party stood  in line on the stump to testify  to its   size   and   any   sceptical  Thomasses may get their lingering doubts cleared away by procuring one of Norton's photos of  the   stump   and   the   veracious  party.    Sad to relate"the return  trip put a damper on the spirits  of the explorers, as they got wet  to the skin through the.dashing  of the "waves;  but the gallant  captain  and  the  efficient mate  brought them  safely tp camp,  withits warmth and food.  ���������Next day   Mrs.. Wood's   and  Mrs. Covey's larders  were explored   and   .depleted-   to   the  mutual  satisfaction of all concerned.   The entertainers availed  themselves-of,, the means given,  by the hungry visitors to send  their love to   friends  in   Bella  Coola and elsewhere.    The best  of times must, have an end and  very reluctantly the party left  the hospitable people,and shores  of the South Bentink Arm.    Aji-  | other party  with   appetites as  healthy as the departing one had  displayed arrived to fill the vacancy created at the springs, as  B. F. Jacobsen with his family  and guests sailed up to the landing. ,  ���������ONE OF THE PARTY.  An Error.  T. C. Colwell informs us that  the $10 subscription in the last  issue of the Courier though included among those toward the  purchase of a machine was designated to the "Red Cross."  Dr. W. J. Quinlan, dentist, left  on last Sunday's steamer.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  99  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  '"THE 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 govern-  riisnt inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  Burns'  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER : EGGS  and keep your mqney aJ home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioners  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  Ogllvie's  Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a fcragf now  From  ALL GOOD GROCERS.  IT'S  CANADA'S  BEST FLOUR  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 1895  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Merchandise  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP. HEATING'AND COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������  \J0  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, ProspecTors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the moft suitable articles are kept at prices that  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stains  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  Best Goods-Lowest Prices-Largest Stock]  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  irU^fisteiy^^  rttMf^-fr'i'TWrffr* fa������������-

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