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 9-i 3  R  IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled  by  Mr. C. IT.  Urseth, of the  Hagensborg Observatory.  Temperature for the month of November, maximum, 40,  minimum,  33.  Rainfall for same period, 8.15.   Snow, 7.  VOL: 2���������NO. 13  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13,  1913.  $1.00 a Year  Japanese Immigration  Showing an Increase  Many Women From Oriental Kingdom  Brought to Canada,in Last  Two Years  Ottawa,   Dec.   11.���������Japanese  fimmigration, as well as the Hin-  fdu movement to Canada, is showing signs of increasing, and close  tab is .being kept on the growing  influx of people from the Flowery  Kingdom.        For  the first six  months ;of the fiscal year 571  Japanese immigrated to Canada.  Of this number no less than 289  were females,   while 235 were  males.  There were also children.  In the last few years there has  been a growing number of Japanese women coming to Canada,  ! which to those who are opposed  to Oriental  immigration  in  all  forms is not viewed with enthusiasm. ��������� ,..'���������  Experimental Farm  For Bulkley Valley  Fisheries For  White Men Only  Asiatics to Be Eliminated Says H.C.  Clements, M.P.  Vancouver,   Dec.   11.      "The  Dominion government has made'  provision that 600 licenses to fish  ��������� . l  on the Skeena, Naas and others  rivers of the north shall be issued j  only to white men. 'Within five  or six years it will be possible to  eliminate the Asiatic from our  fishing industry and place it entirely in the hands of white fishermen.  Asiatics in our, p r evince  at the present time could be put  on the land or in some other occupation," said Mr. H. S. Clements, member of the Federal  House for Comox-Atlin, at a  recent meeting of Ward VI Conservatives.  Fighting in Northern Mexico Practically Over  Constitutionalists to Restore Civil Government  Juarez, Mexico, Dec. 11.���������That the days of fighting in Northern  Mexico are numbered, so far as the present revolution is concerned,  is the opinion expressed by rebel leaders.  What most immediately interests the so-called Constitutionalist  party now is the elaboration of its civil government. There remains to be put in force a uniform currency system, as now both  rebel and federal imney is in circulation. The leaders say that a  government will shortly be in operation in the northern half of the  country, which will be entirely detached fromthat at Mexico City.  Smithers, Dec. 11.���������A new experimental farm has been established   on   the   George   Driver  ranch!  ������������������   -Five acres will  be cultivated  .|Jtori'der the   direction of   H.   E.  "-^Walker,   district   agriculturist.  ijMe will determine frdm actual  'ieats what crops are best adapted to the district and will settle  problems of the farmers.  *q:  ^Hindus Warned Against  Emigrating to B. C.  London, Dec. 11.���������The Punjab  Igovernment has issued a communique warning intending emigrants to British Columbia that  they run considerable risk of being refused admission owing to  the anticipated congestion of the  labor market.  Farmers Go to Ottawa  . Ottawa, Dec. 11���������Premier Bor-  ifden has set December 16 as the  Hdate upon which he will meet a  ���������'fdeputation  from  the  Dominion  '^Council,   of   Agriculture,   which  '"^as asked for an interview.  *T ^ The Council represents four big  agricultural organizations from  Ontario, Manitoba,Saskatchewan  and Alberta.   It is a central body,  I representing the Grange of Ontario, the Grain Growers' Associations of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the United Farmers  of Alberta.    All four Provinces  .will be represented on the delegation.   They will place before  the Premier the views of these  associations on the tariff, the cost  ���������of living, grain movements, etc.  It is expected they will ask for  a general tariff reduction,  free  wheat,  free agricultural  implements . and  an   increase  in the  British preferential.  Girl Will Swim the Canal  ��������������������������� . .1 - - :    yc  New] York,   Dec!  IT.   -Elaine  Goiding of Bath Beach, will sail  for Panama on  the   steamship  Ancon to swim the Panama Canal.  She plans to take fifty hours to  do the fifty miles, and says if she  has to she will swim it in thirty  hours.  Woman Invents  Sleep Bomb  Dresden, Saxony, Dec. 11.���������  The Saxony war minister has  beeiutesting a recently invented  powder which produces stupefaction. It is claimed the gas  from a single bomb has thrown  several hundred men into deep  sleep lasting seven or eight hours.  The inventor is a woman, Ida  Boechm, and the Prussian military authorities have asked her  to go to Berlin to demonstrate  the efficiency of her invention.  The SS. Chelohsin arrived on! up to now occupied quarters in  Sunday morning with an unusually large consignment of Christmas goods for the local merchants.  Included among the passengers  for'this port were: Mesdames  A. C. Christenson and P. Lauret-  son. The Misses Elbro. Messrs  E. Wheeler, A. C. Christenson,  W. Coleman, E. H. Edwards,  Phelps and Langill.  The B. C. A. A's First  Appearance  The Bella Coola Athletic Association was responsible for a capital evening's entertainment at  the Colony Hall, Hagensborg, on  Thursday evening. Mr. H. W.  M. Rolston, president, in the  chair.  The proceedings commenced  with an exhibition of basket-ball,  the Lower Bella Coola team being-  opposed by a scratch team from  Hagensborg. The game was fast  and never lacking in interest  from Start to finish, and resulted  in a win for Lower Bella Cnola  team by a handsome margin of  points. The winners showed  themselves to be a well balanced  lot and with practice will be hard  to beat.  Following on the basket-ball  game, a capital musical program  was rendered. Miss Pecknokl  sustained her reputation as a talented elocutionist, while the selections of the Hagensborg quartette were greatly appreciated.  Mr. Crichton's cleverly-rendered  violin-cello selections were received with well-merited applause  which on each occasion drew an  encore. Mrs. S. Le C  ted as accompanist.  Exhibitions on the punching-  bag were given by Messrs. F.  Luellyn, .1. lloage and 11. Burt  all of whom are clevercxpononls.  The secretary. Rev. T. C. Colwell, briefly outlined the objects  of the association, ami an enjoyable evening was brought to a  close.  Mesdames Christenson and  Lauretson have returned from a  trip to Vancouver.  Mr. Christenson brought with  him a.large and varied assortment of X'mas goods.  Ed. Wheeler landed his man di  New Westminster safely and has  now received his discharge as  special constable.  E. H. Edwards has returned  from a short trip to Vancouver.  Mr. Edwards had the misfortune  to lose his pocket book containing a considerable sum of money.  Mr. G. K. Burnett, B.C.L.S.,  left on the last south-bound boat  for his home in New Westminster, after having completed the  survey of a piece of property  situated some five miles up the  valley, lately purchased by the  Pacific & Hudson Bay Railway  Company.  The secretary of the Bella  Coola Development League reports being in receipt of numerous enquiries regarding Bella  Coola, the prices of land, etc.,  from intending settlers, which  tends to show the probability of  a big influx into this valley during next summer.  Mr. Wm. Graham of The Crossing visited town during the  week.  Pan McCloskey and Emery  Grazier came in from South Ben-  tick on Monday last for the purpose of transacting some legal  business and obtaining supplies.  THE JAIL IS COMPLETED  The constable's quarters and  lock-up. which has been under  construction for some time past.  is now completed saving the  painting of the inside, which is  at present, being rushed by ex-  Grant ac-! jK>rt. workmen.  | The painting of the outside of  the building is to be left over  until spring.  Constable Broughton, who has  the bank building, removed to his  new quarters during the week  and will soon be comfortably  installed.  The building though small presents a very good appearance,  and constable Broughton is much  pleased with the provisions made  for his comfort.  As to how the accommodation  provided for bad-actors will coincide with their ideas of comfort  remains yet to be ascertained.  Mr. Frank Robinson and Miss  Cora Robinson, a popular young  local couple, were married on  Monday. The ceremony was  perfoi*med by Rev. T. C. Colwell.  High winds played havoc with  the telephone and telegraph  wires in the valley. On Tuesday  night large trees were uprooted,  and in more than one instance  came near to demolishing buildings.  According to Mr. M. W. Marvin of Constantia Ranch, Atnarko, who arrived in town on  Wednesday, the road between  Hagensborg and The Crossing is  strewn with trees.  A sick man from Atnarko who  was being brought to town for  medical attention was held up a  whole day before the road could  be sufficiently cleared to enable  a wagon to pass.  NOTICE  To Be Drawn For  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B.  F. Jacobsen on New Year's Eve.  A Beautiful Hardanger-Worked  Teacloth  proceeds to be used towards furnishing the local hospital.  Ticket-holders are invited to  attend in Fancy Costume (not  masked) and are promised an  enjoyable evening. Tickets may  be had at either of the stores in  the town. Price 50c.  tendance will be a large one.  On the evening of Wednesday  24, the annual X'mas entertainment will be held at the Mission  Church on the Indian Reserve.  This has become one of the  local events of the year, the  originality of the various forms  of entertainment arranged by  the Indians with the assistance  of Rev. W. H. Gibson, being always a source of pleasurable  surprise.  As announced last week the  entertainment at the Lower Bella  Coola School will take place on  Friday 26.  The people of Hagensborg,  whose entertainments are always  notable for a high standard of  excellence, have chosen Saturday  27, for their X'mas festival, to  which all are cordially invited.  Given good weather and enough  snow to allow of good sleighing  and there will be few dull hours  during X'mas week.  The people at The Crossing,  not to be outdone, are also arranging an entertainment to take  place on Saturday 27.  For Your Xmas  wants come to  tore  that stocks only  the very best  cziorzDl Icznocz)  (~[OEZZ>  Apples, Oranges,  Bananas  Candy of  kinds  all  HOI  30E  An interesting letter is to hand  from Mr. Roy L. Collard who left  this place some time ago to take  up a ranch in the Peace Paver  country.  Mr. Collard, writing from  Peace River Crossing, Alta.,  says that the roads had been in  such bad condition during the  summer, owing to excessive rain,  that very little freight had been  brought in, so that at time of  writing (November 3) there was  a shortage of provisions and no  stores.  The weather having turned  cold the roads were drying rapidly and it was expected that  freight would soon be moving.  Mr. Collard had just returned  from Lake Saskatoon where he  had been supervising the construction of a flour mill, and intends spending the winter on his  ranch.  The writer remarks on the  rapid rate at which the country is  being settled, stating that hundreds of claims have been taken  up in that part of the country  since his arrival.  MALAGAS and ALMIRE  GRAPES  Fancy Table Raisins  ' mt> o ' tri\ -i  ACON  HAMS  BUTTER, CHEESE  EGGS  c       (or- > o c       lorz     >  That there will be no dearth of  entertainment throughout the  valley during X'mas season is  evident in the preparations in  hand at the various centres.  The annual X'mas tree entertainment in the town will take  place at the Mackenzie School on  the evening of Tuesday the 23,  when an excellent program in  which the school children will  take a prominent part will be  offered.  The arrangements are in the  capable hands of Rev. T. C. Colwell, and it is hoped that the at-  (Uliurrlj Nnttn>  Sunday School     -     2:30 p.m.  Church Service     -    7:30 p.m.  Subject -' 'The Atonement.''  All Are Welcome.  ReO.  ���������O-  T. C. Colwell. B. A.. Poster       A  BELLA COOLA FARMERS' INSTITUTE  A meeting of the members of  the Farmers Institute will be held  in Colonv Hall, Hagensborg, on  THURSDAY, 18, AT 2 O'CLOCK  in the afternoon to elect delegate  and form resolutions for Central  Farmers Convention, to be held  in Victoria, B. C. on the 26, 27,  28 of January. 1914.  Hagensborg, December 4.  A. Hammer, Sec.  A large assortment of  FANCY GOODS,  DOLLS and TOYS  of all kinds suitable for  Christmas Presents  SHUH  HOE  JOE  Phone in your orders  SHOP EARLY  jc=noizz>| {cuoezdI  [OEZD  As the Courier  WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED  X'MAS WEEK WE TAKE  THIS OPPORTUNITY OF  ADVISING THOSE OF ITS  READERS WHO ARE NOT  AMONG OUR CUSTOMERS  TO START THE NEW YEAR  RIGHT    AND    PATRONIZE  THE STORE  That Gives Value  for Your Money  CZ30EZD  HOI  C~TOEZZ)  to Advertise.   An ad. in the Courier never fails to bring results.  Give us a trial. (STnorthern^c) Let us publish your Land Notices.  to; HVH ������ttf i wtw.tt.t * tt i t if * Hx*e*uw*������*wsr������������"������*������������<*  BELLA  COOLA COURIER  Saturday,   Decemlsr J3   }Q  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year     *10������  6 Month*    ������-75  3 Month*        ������-50  United States  1 Year     *1'50  United Kingdom  1 Year $200  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.  For ' Advertising Rates,  Apply at  .'.Office.  ���������To Correspondents-No letters will be published  in the Courier except over the writer'si signature.  The Editor reuerves the right ^ .^feJ^X  cation of any letter. All manuscript at writer 3  risk. ���������   '   Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Carabie St.  "&ahtfi popuii Bttprema rfit le*."  ���������' SATURDAY,. DEC. 6, 1913.  ''-' The .management wishes to announce  to the  readers  of the  Courier ; thai [there will be no  .paper  issued from Jhis   office,  during Christmas week-  Mr. Manson Knows  :   /: Better  .-...'A perusal of .the editorial col-  urns, of'the Prince Rupert Nevrs  leads us to believe that the Conservative .organ in that city has  endeavored to disparage the criticisms, of the. Courier in regard to  ihe expenditure of public money  appropriated- for roads, bridges,  etc., at<Bella Coola. ,':'���������  It appears-that the Conservative organ,. Jn expressing Mr.  Manspri's view of the matter,  infers:that the dissatisfaction in  \ Bella \ Coola is solely on account  of the fact that the roads are not money,  built faster.  If this is Mr. Manson's explanation, we desire to say here and  now that it is wrong, and well  Mr. Mansons knows that it is  wrong. ��������� We do not say that if  the money was properly expended in the right places that the  roads would not be built faster,  that is a foregone conclusion,  but we do claim that we are not  receiving, and for a long time  past have" not received, proper  value for the money expended.  We claim that useless and unnecessary work has been done.  We have repeatedly given specific instances and are prepared  to do so again anytime Mr. Man-  son so desires.  OOOOO  TheGourier has just received  information from a reliable  source that the Conservatives in  the neighborhood of The Crossing have decided to hold no more  club meetings, as their suggestions or recommendations never  receive the slightest consideration.  Here is discontent, but not  only on the grounds that roads  are not being bnilt fast enough,  but because of the autocratic  methods persistently followed by  the road superintendent and just  as persistently tolerated by Mr.  Manson.  It is useless for Mr. Manson to  try to make people believe that  he does not thoroughly understand conditions at Bella Coola,  and instead of foolishly endeavoring to minimize our grievances  it would be well if he set himself  out to remedy some of them.  The Machine  Bribery, intimidation andBow-  serism. have prevailed, and W.  W. Foster the government candidate for the Islands constituency is elected by a substantial  majority.  ' 'If you want good roads, vote  for Foster."  ,  "If you want good wharves,  vote for Foster."  "If you want a business man,  vote for Foster."  ��������� These are the sort of promises  that won the seat for Mr. Foster.  It is really remarkable how  easily the people are fooled.  The following letter from Mr.  Percival, a prominent Conserva-,  tive, to Capt. Maude the Independent    candidate,   describing  the nomination convention speaks  for itself:  "We put up a good fight  amongst us, but the gambling  crew that we were opposed to  were playing with marked cards  all through. It is a shameful  advertisement to the world at  laJge, that this constituency cannot elect one of their own residents to represent them in public  life. The unscrupulous methods  practised on behalf of Mr. Foster  all through gives onetheimpresr  sion that they would not stick at  anything."  A strong denunciation of the  government machine methods,  but strange to say this same Mr.  Percival appeared "later on Mr.  Foster's platform opposing the  very man to whom he wrote the  above letter. The machine got  him and he was compelled to  change his tactics.  Sun of December 2.  This correspondence shows  that at the election of 1911 seven  men were paid $10 each and  numbers of others were paid  their expenses from Vancouver  in order that they should vote  in Victoria.  . The electors of the Islands have  been fooled by promises, which  if carried out, only means that  they are bought with their own  To borrow a phrase from Mr.  Percival, "it is a shameful advertisement to the world at  large."  ooooo  That the methods of the Conservative /machine in this province, though devious, are not  past finding out is made apparent  in the correspondence of the secretaries of -the Vancouver and  Victoria Conservative Associations published in the Vancouver  The Logical Course.  The report of Alexander Lucas,  the agricultural commissioner on  his recent visit'to Australasia is  indeed an interesting document.  While it contains no recommendation (that being the business  of the commission itself) it distinctly points out that the only  logical course'for the commission  to pursue, is to advise the immediate adoption of the methods  tried and found satisfactory  across the' Pacific as might be  applied here.  Dealing particularly with the  colonization policy of New Zealand, Mr. Lucas found that up to  1893 the progress of land settlement and ^agriculture had been  so unsatisfactory, that it was  realized that unless some decisive  steps were taken bankruptcy was  inevitable^. '  Accordingly in 1894 legislation  providing1; guaranteed  loans  to  ���������"J '���������,  settlers wks enacted.  The effect was almost immedi-  ate. Witn money available on  suitable terms large areas have  been brought under cultivation  whidh would otherwise have remained untouched; the farmers  have adopted an improved standard of living, and the industry  has been.placed on so profitable  a basis that the farmers find no  difficulty.in meeting payments on  mortgages, there having been  only thirty-five foreclosures in  eighteen-years.  The per-capita area of land under cultivation has been trebled,  and New Zealand is today a  heavy exporter of farm products  as a consequence of her enterprise.  The Liberal party in the province has for years included cash  advances to settlers as one of the  important planks in their platform, and it would appear now  that there is little choice left to  the commission but to advocate  the speedy adoption of this policy.  According to Premier Mc-  Bride's own showing there is ap  proximately $13,000,000 owing to  the province on account of land  sales, and most of this money  has been owing for some years.  Had the payment of this money  been enforced, and the same  money granted in cash loans to  settlers, it would have done much  to encourage the agricultural industry which has become so decadent throughout the province.  Sir Richard deplores the fact  that the revenues are not flowing  in as plentifully as desired.  Public works throughout the  province were closed down before the appropriations were  more than half spent.  If the province is owed $13,-  000,000, is it not high time that  some of this money be brought  into the treasury.  Make the land speculator pay  up and let us have our public  works completed.  Popular Christmas Gifts]!  A Eirks* Watch, Chain or Fob  WATfUFQ for Men and Boys, in a great variety of  WAlvll������i������ styles, but all warranted to be reliable  timekeeners. We havevmany fine grades in men's Thin  Models, "as well as in Models especially intended .for  Doctors, Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen.  1X7 ATPIIFQ for Ladies in the newest popular case de-  WAltULiJ'gignSt .Our Catalogue shows a very fine  line of Bracelet Watches. The bracelet watch is now the  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.  IN FOBS AND CHAINS X,lL^i^,=  and our Catalogue illustrates a very representative display of our stock.   See pages 21, 22, 26, 40 and 41.  Do not leave your Christmas orders too late.    Buy before the  rush of the season begins;    The last two weeks are always  full of hurry and worry."    Buy from our Catalogue representations at once and benefit by our moderate prices.  HENRY BIRKS& SONS, LTD.  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  GEORGE E. TROREY VatirOllVPr    R   C  Managing Director VdHtUUVCI,   D. ^,  This Reminds Us.  "All the years I have been living on Salt Spring there has been  a splendid road-grader lying in  the agricultural grounds rusting  and rotting there."���������Rev. G. W.  Dean.  While Sir Richard McBride was  greatly concerned with the affairs of the Empire, events ir.  British  Columbia k were  so bad  that the attention of the British  House of Commons is being called  to them.    Athough in theory the  Imperial Parliament is supreme,  the members are not likely to  countenance   any   interference  with a self-governing province.  At the same time the wide publicity which" will be given to the  incident will show the world that  Sir Richard McBride, in the intervals of caring for the Empire,  might find some work to do in  his own province,.    It will also  be remembered that the time this  trouble was   on   in   Vancouver  Island the Dominion Minister of  Labor carefully left it and went  to England "to study labor conditions."   He had not enough to  do at home.  OOOOO  If this province has $13,000,-  000 outstanding bearing interest  at six per cent., as the Premier  declares, the sooner the provin-  The Bank of British North America  1       SAVINGS DEPARTMENT       b���������r  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards,    No notice  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS   MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CREDIT and  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere.  COLLECTIONS  made  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  Agents for  DEN  NORSKE  CREDIT BANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  cial treasurer gets his hands on  it the better.  Abolish the food taxes.   There  could not be a better election cry.  o     o    o   ^o     o i  The Borden government is  talking vaguely of an enquiry into the high cost of living, urged  on by resolutions of the Montreal  city council and other bodies.  The Liberal policy is not to waste  time enquiring into conditions  which everybody knows to exist,  but to take prompt steps to apply  the proper remedy by taking the  high duty off foodstuffs. It is  the historic contrast between  Liberal action and Tory inaction.  R. B. Bennett, M. P. for &  gary, during a speech at a met'r  ingof his constituents is reports  to have said that he voted i  favor of a grant of thirteen million dollars to the Canadian Northern Railway Company, in order to prevent that comply  from passing into theUndsoi  a receiver.  We presume Mr. Bennett refers to the bonus of some \\\-  000,000 granted to the Canadiu  Northern by the Borden jrovers-  ment at the last session of the  Dominion parliament.  This, coming from such a prominent Conservative as the mt&  ber for Calgary is indeed son*  ^Best  Did You Get Yours  This Morning  BRAID'S BEST COFFEE  Kemp's INVALID PORT  A SUPERIOR  MEDICATED  WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND   INVIGORATO*  ������       A      T . I .   1     Wholemle Pj^HbuJtg  J. A. lepoorten Ltd.,Vancouver^  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co.,Jjd.  1 '        '    ���������     i ii i i ii . i. tM  REGULAR  FREIGHT   AND PASSENGER SKltvK-''  BETWEEN p  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVE-K  S. S.' VENTURE^ ^"^ *t& n p*  . ��������� l-pavps Vancouver every inursda) ai  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Gaimlano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" ;ils(;<;'!t',UI '  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrant'11"    (       |y  |()  For rult-H of Freights,  Fares mid other informi^" ���������      ,s,,kV,  11 HAD  OKKICK,   C.AUKAU.  ST.,    VaNCOUVKK |   or    .l"llN  1003 (Jovkrnmknt St., Victoria. __������������������-"^- l$wmMurday,DecemVet 13,   1913  BELLA   COOLA  COURIER  w  2  r^hat; startling.  I j3 this the, purpose to which  the moneys of this province have  .'been put?,-....  Is it for this purpose that Sir  Richard requires the $25,000,000  I which it is stated he intends to  hand to Mackenzie & Mann?  British Columbia is deeply interested in the financial standing  of the Canadian Northern, and  in this;   connection   the   above  /statement by Mr. Bennett should  ! move the electorate of the pro-  iyince to an earnest consideration  [of any intention on the part of  /the government to incur further  | obligations in this quarter.  , [ The Courier is in receipt of a  [note from Mr. M. W. Marvin of  Atnarko, in which 'the writer explains that a recent meeting of  the Atnarko Conservative Club  was not announced to be held in  the post office but at the post  office.  We don't blame a hog for being a hog, but we blame a man,  for being one.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   Or  Take  Notice  COAST���������RANGE   III.  that   J,  Alexander   G.  Wilson, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation  locator, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and natural gas on the following-described land;  commencing at a post planted about two I  miles   south   of   the  junction   of  Coal i  Creek and Taiareazi River (a tributary j  of   the Salmon River), thence west 80 J  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence !  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains j  to point of commencement.  Dated, September 15, 1013.  A. G. WILSON.  Nov. 22������Dec. 20.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  QOAl, MINING RIGHTS or t.l.e Dominion, in  Manitoha, Saskatchewan ami Ai.bkkta,  U><> 1 I IKON TKIUmoKY, th(i N.OUTII-WKHT TKKK1-  ���������ioi'.iks :iiul  in  ;i   -tion of  the I'ltoviNCii of  l.itmsii (.:������!.i;m������ia. may \,t: leaned for a term of  I 'A-fnly-oiM- yi'!ir������ ut an annual rental of $1 an  arm. Not. ifioio than 2,500 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a Itaae must he rnarle by the  applicant in perwm to the Atfent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by iiect.iona, or Iwul subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for ahall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Kucli application must be accompanied by a  fee of Jfi which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royally ahall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the AKent with sworn returns accounting for the  full uuantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal -minimi ritrhta  are not beintr operated, such returns should be  1'unvinh'il at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rale of $ 10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any AKent or Sub-AKeiit  of Dominion Lands.  w. w. cony.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. H.���������Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.--30r>y0.  KM  kowio  To Land Seekers, Campers,     Why Pack Your outfits  PrOSpeCtOrS,   EtC. Further Than Necessary?  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS1 SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND   GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg  12 Miles from Bella  Coola and on Direct  Route to the interior  ���������o  t-o-������n>-04  M)������MKg  WANTED  ;i Listing of Lots and Acreage  j in Bella Coola and Valley.  Give full particulars,  Price, Title, etc., to  ) |     MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., U.C.L.S., B.A.S.C, B.C.L.S..  ASS. M. CAN.SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  V. O. Box ������SC. Telephone 232.  - B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  C| After a residence of 30 years I have acquired  a thorough  knowledge  of the whole   coast of  British Columbia,  and  can  give  reliable  information of the different resources at almost any  point in this part of the province.     A11 information strictly guaranteed.  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  . ���������  ���������  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   Or   COAST���������EANQE   III.  Take Notice that Samuel Copeland,  of Okanagen Center, occupation fruit  raiser, intends to apply for permission j  to purchase the followingdeseribed land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-east corner of Lot 733, thence  west twenty chains, thence south  twenty chains, thence east twenty  chains, thence north twenty chains to  point of commencement, containing 40  acres, more or less,  SAMUEL COPELAND.  Dated. October 11, 1913.  Nov. 29--Jan. 24.  W. W. COPELAND,  Agent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 -J- NATION  BUS MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  SI.OO TO S2.50      STEAM  HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  MR. SETTLER  Why not take up  land in a district  with a future)  171 TO Q Highest prices paid  for good furs of all  descriptions.  Write H. B. SORENSON  1060  SALEM   AVENUE,  KENOSHA  WISCONSIN  DISTBICT   OP   COAST���������BANGE   HI.  Take Notice that William Wright  Copeland of Chezacut, B.C., occupation  stock raiser, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at  the south-east corner of Lot 329, thence  west twenty chains, thence south twenty  chains, thence east twenty chains, thence  north twenty chains to point of commencement, containing 40 acres, more  or less.  WILLIAM WRIGHT COPELAND.  Dated, October 11, 1913.  Nov. 29-Jan. 24.  .*' ��������� ��������� }��������� ':  We have some good land in ten and twenty  acre lots that we will sell to actual settlers  on easy terms and at reasonable prices.  jm  m  WRITE US ABOUT $ELLA COOLA LANDS.  Farm Lands Company  Bella Coola, B. C.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT  OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Helen Frewen  Sheringham, of Chezacut, B.C., occupation inaried woman, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described lands:  .'Commencing at a post planted twenty  chains west of the north-east corner of  Lot 524, G. 1, thence north twenty  ! chains, thence west twenty chains,  I thence .south twenty chains, thence east  j twenty chains to point of commence-  l ment,"containing 10 acres, more or less.  |     HELEN FREWEN SHERINGHAM.  : Date. September 3. 1913.  i   l)w:. II.    Kdwnrcl D'Uurban Sherinjrham. Agent.  I VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  i ...  I    DISTRICT   Or   COAST���������RANGE   III.  j    Take   Notice   that   I,   Mark   Walter  ! Marvin, of Atnarko,   B.C..   occupation  ! rancher, intend to apply for permission  I to purchase the fiillowingdescnbed land:  Commencing at a post planted about  : twentv chains distant and in a southerly direction from the north-east corner  !d'f Lot :U0, thence south   forty chains,  I thence east twenty chains, thence north  ! forty chains, thence west twenty chains  ! in point of commencement, containing  eighty acres, more or  less.     Formerly  : preemption 30S'2.  j MARK WALTER MARVIN.  i PMt.il. O.-tulxM-'JI. HUH. Nov. 1-Dor. 27  i VANCOUVERLANDD1STRICT  ! DISTRICT OF COAST RANGE 111.  j Take notice that Edward D'Urban  ': Sheringham. of Chezacut. B.C., orai-  j potion stock raiser, intends to apply  ' for permission to purchase the following  : described land:  ! Commencing at a post, planted at the  ' north-east corner of Lot 8fi7, thence  south twenfv-two chains, thence east  twentv chains, thence north twenty-two  chains, thence west twenty chains to  point, of commencement, containing -10  acres, more or less.  KDWAIM) n'URHAN SHERINGHAM  l.UiU,! S.-|.L'iul>ci   in. I'Jl.i. N������v. ^-Jui..2.������  HEAR!HEAR!  The British sloop-of - war Shearwater has sailed from Esquimalt  to the Mexican Pacific Coast to  assist in the protection of British  interests. Canadians are prominent among those whose interests  the Shearwater goes to protect.  Esquimalt is the home port of  the Canadian cruiser Rainbow,  and the harbor where that ship,  disarmed and unmanned, now  swings useless at anchor. Those,  on either side of politics, who  think Canada should stop sponging on the Mother Country for  protection of Canadian interests  on theseasand beyond them may  find something strangely and unpleasantly suggestive in the fact  that from a harbor where a Canadian cruiser is doomed to rust  out in idleness by a flag-waving,  drum-beating Canadian ministry,  a little old sloop-of-war, built and  maintained at the expense of the  British taxpayer, has sailed to  take part in the defence of Canadian interests in another part  of this continent. ��������� Edmonton  Bullentin.  ^  'MRS.-J. CLAYTON *ffi?  Dry Goods  d  Boots and Shoes  Groceries and General Merchandise  Hardware   HD   Surveyors', Loggers'  and Packtrain Supplies a Speciality  FURS Bought and Sold   BELLA  COOLA, B. C.  J  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned and endorsed "Tender  for Immigration Detention Hospital  Building, Vancouver, B. C," will be  received at this office until 4.00 P.M.,  on Monday, December 29, 1913, for the  erection of the above named building.  Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender  obtained at this Department, at the  office of W. Henderson, Esq., Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C., and on  application to Mr. A. J. Chisholm, caretaker, Public Building, Vancouver, B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied, and  signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and places of residence. In the case of firms, the actual  signature, the nature of the occupation  and place of residence of each member  of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  ten per cent (10 p.c.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeited if the  person tendering decline to enter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted for.  If the tender be not accepted the cheque  will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself  to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, November 19, 1913.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority from the  Department.���������49327. Dec. 13-27.  Animals, Birds, Fish  and all kinds of  Game Heads  Mounted True to  Nature  Hides tanned and made  into Rugs and Robes  All wc rk strictly first - class  A. Mittler TaSdS������st  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER, B.C.  The Brockville Times (Cons.)  recently said: "The common-  sense policy is obviously a comparatively small, but effective  modern navy for Canada which  would in case of war automatically go under the control of the  Admiralty." Theonlydifference  between this Conservative paper  and the Liberal naval policy is  the word ' 'automatic". The difference between it and the Borden policy of a $35,000,000 contribution is just-as great as that  between the Government and the  Opposition. Commonsensemust  be with the Liberals.  "Father, you say there are ten  cords of wood here. 1 say there  are twelve, a difference of two  cords."  "Never mind, son. Go ahead  and split the difference."  GOVERNMENT OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Dept. of Agriculture  Office of Assistant Horticulturist���������New Court House,  PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.  'Phone 534.  Information or advice freely  given.  WRITE OR CALL.  A. H. TOMLINSON,  Assistant Horticulturist.  Said Sir Richard at Goldstream  two years ago: ''Let the Americans do as they wish. If they  lower their tariff, let us raise  ours higher than ever." Comment on this is unnecessary. We  recall it simply to illustrate what  a fine logical mind Sir Richard  has when he plunges into the  field of political economy.  TheAllanLineSteamship  Company, Limited  The  Norwegian  Centenary  1914  If you intend visiting the "old  land" for the Centenary  Celebrations  travel by  THE ALLAN LINE  (Royal Mail Steamers)  Bookings through direct  to all parts by our  Local Agents  B.  BRYNILDSEN & CO.  BELLA COOLA, B.C.  Heaven is reached by a staircase -the other place by a chute.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA, B.C.  L><JW.^<J������  Beware of a girl who is a peach;  peaches have hearts of stone. BBBHW������  BPW������"  4  BELLA CObLA COURiER  ' Saturday, becemUr J$   / q  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  RAL  ���������l &  ^  HOE  HOE  Men's, Ladies' an<  Children's  ^  U  m  hoe  D   C  HOE  S&  rocenes  >  HOE  HOE  2^  Pack and. Riding Saddles-  arowar  TENTS  ^  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  30E  30E  Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  <���������   . '        ,L_I-  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  Settlers, Prospectors and Campers  Supplies  B^ BRYNILDSEN  8c  CO.  BELLA  COOLA, b.c  :���������' t :  \K  Gold Seal Liquor Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.,  Are the leading Wine and Liquor dealers of the Pacific Coasl.  They  Specialize  with' Quality and 'Price for  Family use.  Write, for illustrated Catalogue of Wines, Liquors, Beers,  Ale and Stout.  ^  .THE   '  Manufacturers of all  MOfiNEY BISCUIT -uuffiF b.sc������,ts  \   A:--;.V. ���������'���������      ^     ������������������  ::    AND CANDIES    :  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   XXX.  Take Notice that I, George T. Dev-  ereux, of Victoria, B. C, occupation  broker, intend to apply for a license  to prospect for coal, petroleum and  natural gas on the following described  land, commencing at a post planted at  the south-east cornel-of Wilson's application about twqmiles south of Taiareazi River, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, thence south 80 chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of commencement. '  Dated, September 15, 1913.  ''.     G. T. DEVEREUX.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  ���������  & CANDY CO. Ltd  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   HI.  Take Notice that I, David R. Kennedy, of Victoria, B.C., occupation electrical engineer, intend to apply for a  license to prospect for coal, petroleum  and natural gas on the following described land; commencing at a post planted  at the south-east corner of Wilson's application about two miles south of Taia-  reazi River, thence south 80.chains,  thence west,80 chains, thence north 80  chains, thence east 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated, September 15, 1913.  D. R. KENNEDY.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT iOF   COAST���������RANGE   XXX.  Take Notice that I, Arthur C. Wilkinson, of Dublin, Ireland, occupation  gentleman, intend to apply for a license  to  prospect, for  coal,   petroleum  and  natural gas, on the following described  land; commencing at a post planted at  the south-east corner of Wilson's application about two miles south of laia-  reazi River, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated, September 15, 1913.    ,  A. C. WILKINSON.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE Hi.  Take Notice that I, John P. Ormond,  of Victoria, B. C, occupation accountant, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and natural gas on the followingdeseribed land;  commencing at a post planted at the  south-east corner of Wilkinson's application No. 1 about three miles south of  Taiareazi River, thence north 80 chains,  thence east 80 chains, thence south 80  chains, thence west 80 chains to point  of commencement.  'Dated, September 16, 1913.  J. P. ORMOND.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE XXX.  Take Notice that I, Harry M. Leonard, of Victoria, B.C., occupation broker, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and natural gas on the followingdeseribed land;  commencing at a post planted at the  north-east corner of Orniond's No. 1  application about two and a half miles  south of Taiareazi River, thence east  80 chaint, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains, thence north 80 chains  to point of commencement.  Dated, September 17, 1913.  H. M. LEONARD.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT' OF   COAST���������a.1101 m.  Take Notice that I, ArihuiC.^iV  kinson, of ^Dublin, Ireland, ������csj4tio3  gentleman, intend to apply for i hcem  to prospect for coal, ptHroleuia ari  natural gas on" the following describe  'land; commencing at n post planfoii'.  the north-east corner of Ormond's Si  1- application about two and s M  miles south of Taiareazi Kivcr, these*  east 80 chaius, thence north P chsn  thence west 80 chains, thence south 8  chains to point of commencement.  Dated, September 17, I'.'13.  A. C. WILKINSON.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANOE   III;  Take Notice that I, George T. Dev-  creux, of Victoria, li. C, occupation  broker, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and natural gas on the followingdeseribed land;  commencing at a post planted at the  south-east corner of Wilkinson's No. 1  application about three miles south of  Taiareazi River, thence east 80 chains,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains thence north 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated, September 16. 1913.  G. T. DEVEREUX.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   III.  Take Noiice that I, John P. Orrnond,  of Victoria, B.C., occupation accountant, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and natural gas on the followingdeseribed land-  commencing at a post planted at the  south-east corner of Wilkinson's No. ]'  application about three miles south of  Taiareaza River, thencesouth 80 chains  thence west 80 chains, thence north 80  chains, thence east 80 chains to point  of commencement.  Dated, September 16, 1913.  J. P. ORMOND.  ������        HUGHES BROS.  BIG LIQUOR STORE  Wines, Liquers and Cigars  Q) WE   SHIP    EVERYWHERE J  SSend for free price lut with (hipping instruction* (���������*  ������ 105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C. 3j  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  ))  PLIMLEY'S   IT-SALLRjGH  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   III.  Take Notice that I, Charles II. Lugrin  of Victoria, P.. C, occupation journalist, intend to apply for a license to  prospect for coal, petroleum and nalu-  ral gas on the following described land-  commencing at a post planted at Ihe  north-east corner of Ormond's No i  application about two and a half mi Ion  south of Taiareazi River, thence north  'iu <!)?' thence west 8() chains, thence  south 80 chains, thence east. 80 chains  to point of commencement.  Dated, September 17, 1913.  CI. IJ. LUGRIN.  BIG FALL  IN  CYCLE  PRICES  During stocktaking we have found that we have <|uiU'  a number of second-hand, shop-soiled and "returned  from hire" machines and are holding an end of scarf"  clearance at big reductions.    Look into this.  Thos Himlev7ite^T  liiH^������EBi?y VICTORIA, B. C

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