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 IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR JULY.  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature:   maximum on lat, 79; mean  maximum, 64.22.   Minimum on 29th, 43; mean  minimum   52.10.    Rainfall, 3.31 incheB.  VOL; 2���������NO. 46  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, JUGUST 8,  1914.  $1.00 a Year  w ���������mvmkmtmmmnm  First  ava  Belgians Repulse German Attack  Whole Battallion Annihilated  Germans Abandon the Attack on Liege  Brussels, August 7.���������The Belgian forces, behind thirty-year-old  forts, have brilliantly resisted the advance of the Germans on  Liege. Late despatches say that the attack has been abandoned  by the Germans after a whole battallion of men had been destroyed by a mine laid by the defenders.  It is estimated that the German losses in Belgium total eight  thousand while the Belgians have also lost heavily.  Belgian gunners brought to ground Germany's biggest dirigible  balloon.  French soldiers in large numbers are arriving to aid the Belgians  and Lord Kitchener is despatching one hundred and fifty thousand  British troops for the same purpose.  ���������m  Will Send War Prisoners to  Canada  Ottawa, August 7���������A despatch  says that Great Britain will send  all prisoners of war to Canada  for safe keeping. They will be  placed far inland, probably in  the western provinces.  Brings Captured Vessel  Ottawa, August 7.���������It is reported that a Bsitish cruiser is  coming to Halifax with a German  merchant ship believed to be the  Willshadel. The cruiser left Montreal last Saturday.  Summary of News from Seat of War  German Ships Being  Driven on Dutch Coast  London, August 7.���������Britain won her first great naval victory  of the war on Wednesday by defeating the German fleet in the  North Sea. The battle took place off the Dutch coast and  lasted about five hours. The ships engaged were Britain's  third flotilla and the flying squadron of German vessels sent to  protect mine laying operations.  The British cruiser Amphion struck a mine laid by German  ship before latter ship was sunk by British torpedo boat. One  hundred and thirty-five men of Amphion's crew lost.  Naval battle between British and German fleets reported to  be still proceeding, the German ships being driven towards  the Dutch coast.  A German mine laying ship sunk and two German ships  surrendered shortly afterwards.  The report is still prevalent that a large fleet of German ships  is still bottled up with British fleet laying in wait.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S.S. Camosun made her usual      Capt.   Thorson   is busily  en-  weekly call at this port on Sun- gaged on the construction of a  Sunday.    Germany and France fighting.    Warships engaged in  the North Sea.  French aviator rams German military dirigible in mid-air,  destroying crew of twenty-five men and meeting death himself.  German cruiser Augsburg bombarding Baltic port of Libau.  City in flames.  German fleet passed through Kiel Canal and steaming in a  westerly direction.  Monday.    Mobilization of British navy completed in all respects.  French army secured first victory over strong force of German Uhlans.  British House of Commons voted $525,000,000 for emergency  purposes.  Tuesday. Official declaration of war between England and Germany.    British fleet ordered to capture or destroy enemy.  Canadian Government to vote fifty million dollars for immediate war fund.  Naval battle off north coast of Scotland, many wounded  landed at Cromarty and Aberdeen.  Germany provides one biliion dollars to meet expenses of war.  French troops annihilate entire force of Germans who attempt to destroy telegraph lines at north Nancy.  French defeat Germans with heavy loss on Lorraine frontier.  Wednesday. German cruisers Goben, Bresslan and Panther after  bombarding Bonia in Algeria, are captured by British and  French squadron and Panther sunk.  Thursday. Two sub-marines bought by Canada from Seattle shipyards arrive at Esquimau naval base. Patriotic enthusiasm  sweeps Canada, great demonstrations in many cities.  Difficult to obtain information of North Sea naval fight.  Premier Asquith receives report of sinking of two German  cruisers.    Many rumors coming over wires.  Belgian successfully repels German invaders.  Heavy fighting Russian-German frontier, Germans falling  back burning villages over enormous section of country.  Belgians defeat Germans in battle in the air.  Kitchener now Secretary of State for war.  United States mobilizing land and naval forces to protect  American neutrality.  Germany sends ultimatum to Italy.  British cruiser Amphion sinks Hamburg-American liner  which was fitted out for mine-laying.  British cable cut between Europe and Azores. British government announces introduction of scheme to control food  prices.  Friday. It is announced that positions of C. P. R. employees who  are called to colors will be kept open for them.  Mobs stoned German-Austrian consulates and German clubs  in Winnipeg much damage done.  Official statement is issued that Britain has captured seventy  five merchantmen. Shipping firms notified that the coast is  absolutely clear from Hull to London. Kitchener given power  to raise army to half million.  Japan Sends Large Force  to Attack Tsing Tau  Shanghai, August 7.���������Despatches say Japan has sent a force  of ten thousand to attack the  Germans at Tsing Tau and another force of ten thousand to  relieve British garrisons at Tien  Tsin. _____  The German cruiser Emden  and the Russian cruiser Askold  both sunk after an engagement  off Wei-hai-wei on the coast of  China.  Tremendous Response  to Call to Arms  London, August 7.���������The British war office has issued a call to  arms stating that one hundred  thousand men are wanted at  once.  The response has been tremendous, over a quarter of a million  volunteers being enrolled today.  The greatest enthusiasm prevails  throughout the whole country,  all recruiting stations being  crowded by thousands wishing  to join the colors.  Italy Refuses to Fight  London, August 7.���������It is officially announced that the demand  of Germany on Italy to take her  share in the fighting has been  refused.  New Zealand's Help  Expeditionary Force Is Promised  Wellington, New Zealand, Aug.  1.���������Hon. William F. Massey,  i Prime Minister of New Zealand,  Both Political and  Religious  London Times Analyzes the Austro-  Russian Controversy  The London Times says:  "Russian interests in Servia  are at once political and religious.  Most of the Serb Orthodox  churches in old Servia, Bosnia  and Herzegovina were built with  Russian money.  "The political interest of Russia in Servian independence lies  mainly in the fact that Servia  stands athwart the Austro-Hun-  garian line of advance toward  Salonika, and is a bulwark of independence for the Balkan peninsula.  ' 'The aim of the house of Haps-  burg constantly has been to obtain political hegemony in the  Balkans by extending its political influence, and by subsidizing  tiie Catholic propaganda at the  expense of the Orthodox churches.  "The question of Servia, however, is not the only point at  issue between Russia and the  dual monarchy. The Ruthene,  or Little Russian question is  equallyiformidable. Twenty-five  million Ruthenians, or Little  Russians, live in the southwest  provinces of Russia, and 4,500,-  000 Little Russians on the line  of Galicia and Northeastern  Hungary.  "A majority of these Austro-  Hungarian Little Russians are  members of the Greek United  Church, a church orthodox in its  rites, but Catholic ,in its allegiance to the government.  "Vienna has, during recent  years, encouraged the Greek  United propaganda among the  Little Russians in Hungary and  Austria.  "Thecontest is one of political  day last. Among the passengers j  for this port were Mr. C. H.  Dennis, representing C. Tisdall  & Co. of Vancouver, and T. C.  Colwell, who returns after a two  weeks visit to his relatives in  Ontario.  Road-superintendent R. Jennings and Chief Gammon of the  provincial police left by the  Camosun on Sunday after spending the week on inspection of  their respective departments.  L. Calnan, who has been resident in the town for the last  year, left for his home in Essex,  England, on Sunday last. Mr.  Calnan always took a prominent  part in public matters at this  place and will be missed by his  friends, whom the Courier joins  in wishing him a safe journey  and every good wish for the  future.        Having regard to the seriousness of the situation in Europe  at the present time, the local  Liberal party decided to postpone the political meetings which  were advertised to take place  during the past week. Mr. T.  D.Pattullo of Prince Rupert, has  kindly promised to visit us at  some more appropriate time in  the future.  A. C. Christensen and E. Oien  returned from the interior on  Monday evening, bringing with  them a bunch of young cattle  and a number of horses which  they intend taking to their ranch  at Takush Harbor. Arrangements have been made for the  shipping of the stock by the S. S.  Camosun on Sunday next.  large scow which is to be used  by a local cattle-ranching syndicate to transport cattle to a new  ranch which is to be operated at  the head of South Bentinck Arm.  T. Sleigh arrived down from  Salmon River on Monday and  will leave for the south on the  next steamer.  A large party including Messrs.  W. Gross, H. S. Sinclair, Capt.  Stephenson and W. Whitehead  left town last Sunday for the  hot springs on Dean Channel.  Both canneries at Kimsquit  are still engaged on sockeye  pack. The Kimsquit cannery  has to date a pack of 7500 cases  of sockeye and the Manitou some  5500 cases.  Mr. Frank Hagan is in charge  of extensive improvements to  the Mackenzie School and  grounds, which will shortly present a very altered appearance.  The remains of the leg encased  in a cruisers high-boot found by  a fisherman on the beach close  to the mouth of the Salmon  River at Kimsquit, has been  identified as belonging to the late  E. S. Bennett, who met his death  by drowning in the Salmon River  on 4th of July, 1913.  Mr. Charles Draney, manager  of the Kimsquit cannery, who  was perhaps the last to see the  deceased at the time he left on  the trip on which he lost his life,  identified the boot and pieces of  clothing as belonging to the deceased.  The remains have been interred  at Kimsquit.  Walter Ratcliff is at work with  a small gang repairing some  bridges on the trail in the Upper  Valley.  announced that the government  proposed to offer the services of j influence under a religious cloak.'  the  an expeditionary force to  Imperial Government if events  necessitated. All the members  thereupon stood and sang "God  Save the King."  President Wilson's Wife Dead  Washington, August 6.���������-Mrs.  Wilson, wife of President Wilson,  died today of Bright's disease.  Constable Broughton left town  early in the week for Kimsquit  to investigate an affair in which  it is alleged a white man fired a  shot at a Jap fisherman, the bullet passing through the sou-wester worn by the Jap at the time.  From information to hand it  would appear that the white man  had become incensed at the Jap  whom he claimed was repeatedly  throwing out his net so as to  completely blanket his (the  whiteman's) net, thus taking an  unfair advantage. The Jap  when fired upon, having no rifle  in his boat, made no effort to  retaliate.  (ttlturrlt Nnttn>    5  Sunday School - - 11 a.m.  T Church Service - 7:30 p.m.  ������ All Are  Welcome. ^  r ~~ 5  m      Rcu.  T. C. Colwell. B. A., Pastor      1  Orville Robinson returned from  Vancouver by the last Camosun,  bringing with him a fine workhorse. He expects to move up  to his ranch at Nootsatum in the  near future.  The Courier joins the many  friends of Mr. and Mrs. Reginald  Hill in tendering to them hearty  congratulations on the birth of  a son, which happy event took  piace on Sunday, August 2nd.  W. C. T. U.  Entertainments  will be held under the auspices of the  Bella Coola Branch of the W.C.T.U.  Colony Hall, Hagensborg  Wednesday, August 12th  Mackenzie School, Bella Coola  Friday, Jlugust 14th  Commencing at 7: 30 p.m. each night  Everybody Welcome  SILVER MEDAL CONTESTS  Excellent musical program in which the  following local artiila will take part: Mes-  dames D. C. Balfour, S. Le C. Grant, B. F.  Jacobsen ; assisted by Misses Addie Gibson,  Maq'orie Clayton, 1. White, Ruth Nordschow,  B. Grnnt and Peail Mackay.  ADMISSION 50 CENTS  ".i^.  .m 2  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,  August 8,  /Qm  The Courier  Published Wkekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year $1.00  6 Month* ... :..............   .0.75  3 Month* .;    0.50  United States  1 Year.   $1.50  United Kingdom  1 Year.  .$2.00  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.  For Advertising Rates/ Apply at  Office.  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and addressof every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  The Editor reserves the rij?ht to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Carabie St.  "Dalits papuli flitprema ?st lex."  SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1914.  Unprecedented Situation.  -For the past century Europe  has enjoyed comparative peace.  True, there have been wars between individual nations, but  none in which the whole continent has been involved, and certainly none " fraught with the  tremendous consequences which  must result from the general  conflict which is proceeding at  the present time. Never in the  world's history have the opposing forces been of such stupendous proportions or so thoroughly trained or equipped for the  purposes of destruction. The  forces of the Triple Alliance,  with Bulgaria, total approximately nine million men, while  Russia, France, Great 'Britain,  and their allies can put more  than eleven million men in action.  While the Triple Entente has  the greater number of fighting  men, this advantage is offset by  the advantage of concentration  possessed by the Germanic-Italian federation, and the most confident of the nations concerned  cannot Jbut regard the outcome  with both doubt and alarm.  There is one respect, however,  in which the Triple Alliance  will be seriously handicapped,  and that is in ability to stand  the financial strain of a prolonged  warl Germany is the only one  partner in the Alliance whose  national wealth equals that of  either of the three partners in  the Triple Entente. France and  Great Britain are the richest  countries in the world, excepting  perhaps the United States. Russia also, is capable of prolonging  hostilities long . after the resources of such nations as Italy  and Austria are exhausted.  With France, it is a matter of  her very existence as a nation.  It is well remembered how, after  the Franco-Prussian war, Germany was minded to utterly destroy France as a nation, and  was only prevented from carrying that intention into effect by  the unanimous protest of the  other European nations. There  is good reason to fear, however,  that should a similar situation  arise Germany might not be so  easily restrained.  One of the articles in the compact of the Triple Alliance is to  the effect that in the event of a  war, conquered territory should  be divided amongst the  signa  tories. Were this to be carried  out it is plain to see that the  consequences to France and  possibly to Great Britain in case  of defeat would be disastrous.  Well may we hope that even at  this late moment some way may  present itself to the minds of the  greatEuropean diplomats, whereby peace may be restored and a  world-wide calamity averted.  o     o.   o     o     o  A  United Empire.  Only a matter of a fews days  ago Great Britain was boiling-  lover with political strife. The  Home Rule controyersey seemed  to threaten civil war. Today in  the face of the fact that she has  been forced to take an active  part in tne great struggle, all  internal dissensions are hushed  and the whole British nation  stands united. Great Britain is  an Empire first, and after that  an insular community, with its  own domestic problems. The  blast of war js ringing in the  ears of the British people, and  we shall hear no more about  Home Rule or any other local  controversy until accounts have  been settled with friend or foe  abroad.  This is the real secret of Britain's greatness, that the British  people are one when they need  to be one', and it has been already  proven that this is true of the  British over the seas as well as  those of the home land.  o .  o     o     o     o  Servia is a land of social equality, says the New York American.  It has no aristocracy or middle  class. Its officials are peasants  in gold braid. Its people live  well with little work. In 1900  it is said there was neither pauper nor workhouse in the country.  Servians would rather talk politics and recite poetry than drink.  What they like best are the singsong poems that tell of their  national heroes. "Every true  Serb lives as much in the past as  in the present." The greatest  patriotic outburst thathas shaken  the nation in recent years was  passionate resentment toward  Austria-Hungary in 1908, when  that country's annexation of  Bosnia and Herzegovina waked  Servia from the dream of a  great union of all the Serbs.  The "Unspeakable Turk" is  about the only European ruler  whose voice has not been heard  in the intertational battle song.  A European war without Turkey  being the principal or aiding and  abetting is something unprecedented.  o     o     o     o     o  According to Sir Felix Schuster, the eminent London financial  authority, France, Germany and  Russia have during;the last year  increased their accumulation of  gold by sixty million pounds.  These vast additions to the reserves were in no way due to  commercial or financial conditions but were the result of a  deliberate policy.     '  The three chief militarist  powers of Europe while increasing their armies, have been filling up their war chests.  o     o     o     o     o  The miracleof wireless telegraphy, which had already conquered  the air and the water, now penetrates the bowels of the earth.  German scientists by this all-  pervading medium have not only  located subterranean spring and  ore deposits, but ascertained  their depth. Moreover, miners  working 1000 feet below the service have received wireless messages from a point a mile and a  half away on the same level.  There is an evident future of  immense value to the mining industry in this discovery, for  mineral wealth discoverable by  no other means will be revealed  to man. And with wireless  equipment in mine pits, communication with entombed miners  j  will be possible in case of disaster and the work of rescue made  easier, besides cheering the prisoners with messages from home  and friends. The discovery  means not a little to British Columbia where only a tithe of its  hidden treasures have yet been  revealed.  o    o     o    o    o  Be sure you are right, but  don't be too sure that everybody  else is wrong.  Notice to Our Local Readers.  Arrangements have been made  by which the Courier will be able  to afford to its local readers the  latest news from the seat of war  from day to day. Lengthy bulletin's will be posted outside the  Courier office about 6 p. m. each  day until further notice.  ' o     o     o     o     o  "If the Liberals were .to profound good wholesome politics,"  says Sir Richard.  Land for settlers���������-none for  speculators. Loans to settlers  on easy terms. Workmen's compensation without litigation expenses. Equal suffrage, women  and men. Non-partisan civil service. Timber for actual users  only. Government coal mines���������  guaranteeing cheap , fuel. A  white British Columbia.  Sir Richard does not consider  these things to be good wholesome politics. Evidently he prefers to hand over our best land  and timber to speculators and  allow the province to become  flooded with Asiatics.  If a town does not reach after  the trade, it will come only as  fast as it has to, and it will grow  as it is forced to. But if the  merchants go after business in  the surrounding country, advertising in every possible way, and  making good every word of their  advertising, trade will come from  an ever-increasing radius, the  town will gain a reputation for  being awake and it will forge to  the front.���������Smithers Tribune.  Plan That Works Badly.  This regulation of vice by the  public has its unhealthy effects.  Routing vice with a brass band,  with mass meetings and public  hearings draws attention to it  from many sources which would  otherwise remain ignorant of its  existence. Curiosity swells the  stream of vice perhaps fully as  much as depravity. ��������� Chicago  Tribune.  Idealism's Failing.  It is possible for the practical  man to cherish high ideals, of  course. But the man who gives  himself over to pure idealism becomes incapacitated for the  workaday affairs   and   compro-  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  The Bank of British North America  ==d        SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards.    No noli  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CRMD1T 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  wi  ;������  DRANEY FISHERIES LTD. Proprietors:  NAMU SAW-MILL  Rough and Dressed  Lumber  -of any dimensions���������-  Write Us for Quotations -Let Us Figure on Your Requirements  Address: NAMU, B.C.  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESA LE pR Y GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B. C.   [i  CJ Qault Brothers for over 60 years haoe 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  It    >'  STAPLES Ready-to-Wear  SMALLWARES   MEWS FURNISHINGS  RIBBONS House Furnishings  CARPETS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  -%  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  \m  mises and  half-hitches  of real  life.���������Detroit Free Press.  Sobriety Grows.  But there is no question whatever that it is too late in the  world's history for any man to  drink freely, and all employers,  commercial and governmental,  are increasingly opposed to men  who drink at all. Several ships  in the British navy are "dry"  and there is some expectations  of a general order to that effect.  All alcoholic drinks have been  barred    from    the   Norwegian  navy.    The Kaiser is not drinking anything now and his commended total abstinence to tk  naval cadets,, telling them that  the next war would be won bj  the nation which drank the least.  The Czar is discouraging the u-ei  of riquors among officers, and the  Russian war ministry is trying  to check the use of vodky.   In  France   and    Germany   many  scientists and government offui-  als,  civil and  military, are devoting  their influence  and e\  amples   to   total   abstinence.  Philadelphia Record.  ������w;  A decided economy in fuel consumption is  effected by using nickelled steel in  TtgRjte  ������ *x  oven. It attracts and  heat far better than most oven  materials. See the McCIary dealer. ������  Sold By AH General Merchants.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S.S. CAMOSUN leaves Victoria every Wednesday.  Leaves Vancouver every Thursday at 11 p.m.  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rules of FreitfhtH, Fares and oilier information, apply '"  FlKAI) OfTICB. CAItltAM. ST., VANCOUVER; or Geo. Mc:(Ji<K<;<->it,  UjfCIlt,    1003  C.ioVUKNMKNT  ST.,   VICTORIA. I   Saturday/August S,   1914  ��������� ������������������MillllrtMlim  BELLA  COOLA COURIER  3  -ft!  >'M  1 ^  i ***,  5*S  If ������|  tf<*  !'#  in)  ffici-    '^0  e.  IS  f  4^  Art;  ie  63  fhe first thing that strikes  you about ROYAL  STANDARD is its never  varying uniformity. It performs in precisely the  same fashion 365 bake  days in the year.  Make your "memory word" for flour  ROYAL STANDARD and all element  of luck in your baking will vanish.  Phone your grocer for a sack now lest  your forget.  BEST  ^ PAfy  B0YA1 STANDARD  4������ IBS  ���������ii'inirnw"*''���������  J.W.Peck&Co.Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best English   and American  Hats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  ^  C. P. R. Must JProvide Six  Millions Monthly  On the fifteenth of each month  the C. P. R. will pay in wages  over the whole system $6,000,000.  This is the monthly record in  round numbers, 120,000 cheques  being drawn every month. It  seems only the day before yesterday when 50,000 cheques were  deemed to represent a tremendous monthly wage list. The  number of employees grows all  the time, in spite of careful appointment and economic working. These monthly cheques  find their way into the most distant, the oddest places. They  are hurried, in enclosures, to the  most distant parts of British Columbia. They find their way to  the construction camps, removed  from civilization. They reach  the employees at the wayside  station, showing a single tuft of  grass amid the general aridity.  And, however lonely or small  or discouraging the locality or  district, there will be someone  there to cash the cheque for the  employee. There may be a bank  in a tent, which is very frequently the fact. If there is no bank  there is a company's agent of  some kind to whom the cheques  will be addressed and who will  distribute them to the men in  the district. To make out the  pay lists and check them, and  control them, and issue the  cheques to correspond to the  book-keeping and get the work  so advanced as to have all things  ready at the right date, on the  stroke of the clock, requires a  large staff at headquarters. And  whether the times be good or  bad, the figures rising or falling,  the $6,000,000  have to.be pro-  To Sell Logged-Off  Lands  Wilson Creek, B. C, Aug. 6'.���������  In the near future two logged-off  timber limits, one situated about  a mile back from the Wilson's  Creek Landing, and the other  about half a mile from the Park-  dale sawmill landing on Howe  Sound, will be offered for sale  at Vancouver by the British Columbia Government. The former tract includes 18 lots averaging  about 40 acres in extent, about  23 miles distant from Vancouver;  the latter consists of five lots.  The total area to be sold is  acres.  Patronize Home Industry  Prince Rupert Daily News  Changes Hands  Prince Rupert, Aug. 4.��������� The  Daily  News,   which   heretofore  has been run as a corporation,  will hereafter be controlled by.  a private individual.  Eight months ago the present  management took charge under  an option to purchase in anticipation of more rapid development  in Northern British Columbia  than has taken place. Because  of other business arrangements  it has been decided not to exercise that option and the company  was accordingly notified.  At a recent meeting Mr. F. G.  Dawson made a proposal to purchase the assets of the company  and the deal was effected. The  present management .will continue in charge temporarily in  order to allow Mr. Dawson to  make final arrangements.  Newspaper for Terrace  Mr. W. N. Swartout, formerly  To Ensure a "Good Catch"  Get One of the  Famous  3J3ES  -~sy  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Bent Fishing Tackle  P.ELLA COOLA, B.C.  Once used���������you will always use  Nabob  Coffee  ���������CAN   BE  OBTAINED  AT   ALL GOOD  GROCERS.  45<  Full Pound Tin.  vided on  the fifteenth of each  month to the minute.  Colonial Secretary's Duties.  Mr. Lewis Harcourt presided  at a meeting of the International Congress on Tropical Agriculture in London recently and  spoke principally on the question  of cotton-growing in the British  colonies and protectorates, but  especially on modern functions  of the Colonial Office.  Reviewing the work done by  the Colonial Office, Mr. Harcourt  added: "In these days the Colonial Office has more the attributes of an immense trading and  administrative concern than  those of earlier days, when it  was a mere machine of government. My days and nights are  spent in the study of medicine,  in the details of railway construction, with a desire that the smallest sum of money may lay the  largest number of miles of tracks  in the fewest possible days. I  am a coal and tin miner in  Nigeria, a gold miner in Guiana.  I seek timber in one colony, oil  and nuts in another, cocoa in a  third���������copral and copal, seisal  and hemp, cotton, coffee, tobacco are common objects of my  daily care."  It is self-evident that Mr.  Harcourt is something besides a  figurehead.  of the San Francisco Chronicle,  and who came north last'year to  get in on the new country opened  up by the Grand Trunk Pacific,  has decided to locate at Terrace  where he is starting a newspaper  to be known as the Terrace News  Letter.  Mr. Swartout has chosen a  good center and with all the enthusiasm at his command should  make a success.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  fOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  v" Manitoba. Sasj. v.-t:iiEWAN and alberta,  the Yukon.Tkkwtoky, the Nukth-wkst Tekri-  torikh and in a portion of the PROVINCE of  ItKi'nsH Colijmbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-emu yeaiH at an annual rental of tl'an  acre. Not more than 2.:Vi<J acrea will be leased  to one applicant.  Applicviun for a lease munt be made by the  applicant in person to the Av.er.'. or Sub-Atfent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are LiLuated.  Iii surveyed territory the land irvst be described by sections, or letcal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract ap-'  plied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application munt be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operatintc the mine shall furnish  the A^ent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. II the coal mining riffhts  are not beinu operated, such returns should be  furnished 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 nedessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Ai?ent or Sub-AKent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. 1$.���������Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������U0690.  and Buy RAMSAYS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  BUSINESS CARDS  WANTED  Listing of Lots and Acreage  in Bella Coola and Valley.  Give full particulars.  Price, Title, etc., to  MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., B.C.L.S., B.A.S.C., B.C.L.S.,  ASS. M. CAN.bOC. 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.  I'. O. Box 'did. Telephone 232.  cz  HOE  Fur Sales Agency  600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual 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.  \o\   |< ��������� Z3Q1 ��������� ~  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  $1.00 TO  ?2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  Dj \6  Dead  men's shoes seldom fit  those who wait for them.  A SNAP TEN ACRES of the  ���������  very best uncleared  land in the valley.   Close to town  DISTRICT  OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Helen Frewen  Sheringham, of Chezacut, B.C., occupation married 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,  thence south twenty chains, thence east  twenty chains to point of commencement. Situated in vicinity of Chezacut  P. O., B. C.  HELEN FREWEN SHERINGHAM.  Date. May 11, 1914.  Edward D'Urban Sheringham, Af?ent.  J une 20���������Auk. 15.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  and adjacent to main wagon road.  For cash, $50 per acre.  Apply, P. 0. Box 74, Bella Coola  DISTRICT  OF COAST-RANGE III.  Take Notice that Jesse McVene  Graham, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation hotel proprietress, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-west corner of Lot 181, thence  south twenty chains, thence west twenty  chains, thence north twenty chains  more or less to sea-shore, thence meandering along shore to point of commencement, and containing 40 acres,  more or less.  JESSIE McVENE GRAHAM.  Date, July 15. 1914.  Autr. 1-Sept. 26.  Per A. H. HOGAN,  Agent.  FOR SALE  Bella Coola Residence and 66  ft. lot, cleared, main street, opposite Courier Publishing Co.  Worth $2000. For immediate  sale, $1450 on terms. For particulars apply to  0. T. LANDRY  Post Office, Bella Coola.  li  n  II  i  li  ii  it  ���������<>���������������  ���������OH  KM  KM  K    )  Highland Liquor Co. J;  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY |     I  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  I \  KM  I To Land Seekers, Campers,  There have been two noteworthy advances in Canada under the Borden government. The  tariff has been greatly increased  and so has the cost of living.  It probably never occurs to an  eighteen-year-old boy that he'll  be a man some day and know as  little as his dad.  j  I  Prospectors, Etc.  Why Pack Your Outfits  Further Than Necessary?  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF TNE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS'  REQUISITES  HAY  AND  GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg ������������������HrH^  OH  KM  <)  K)-4ia������-<M  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions  Payable in  Advance.  CANADA.  One Ykar $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1.50  Unitkd Kingdom and the Continent.  One Yeak $2.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. 0   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed  r T*  Mi  if  it  i tf~  i  it.  I-  .1;  Bella;coola courier  CEIfliON:  ���������'.���������PACKED' .������������������.BV.<'.':  WM, BRAID   BbCD.^  ..,:., te>. iMpqHTtns   .,",  TEA      IMPQR1  VANCOUVER,  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  ;*'  -^&#m&-'r"  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  ALL GOOD GROCERS  THE.  Manufacturers of all  kinds of  M00NEY BISCUIT m-oak: biscuits   ;  ::    AND CANDIES    ::  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  OHHHMii^lHiHMHaiH������iM������������nMnMMWHMaMaMiW������M  VANCOUVER, B.C,  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  "THE   BEST   YET"  Made in British Columbia  ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������������������������j**  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  HUGHES BROS  BIG  LIQUOR S  ines, Liquers and Cigars  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list with shipping instructions  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C. ^  The Best Manufactured Clothing for the West  "SOVEREIGN BRAND"  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORES  W. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, Ont.  TheMason &RischPiano  of to-day Will make plain our  prioilege to state With authority:  <'NO FINER  PIANO- MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  Let us attend  your Victor Record  mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.1      Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B.C.  <A   ^ mz^-zz������~^������5==i.?i lau���������i^H���������^:1 isfi>K&>a~~tt  The Lineup for War in Europe  WITH SERVIA  Total land forces.  Russia..:.,.......... ..5,550,000  England....................     730,000  France..................... 4,000,000  Servia...:....,.............     208,000  Greece       150,000  Rumania  :���������..     500,000  Spain ......................__^5O000  Totals...........;.:....11,488,000  NAVAL EQUIPMENT  Battleships. Cruisers. Gunboats.  England  67 122                    10  Russia  17 19                     8  France  32 31                      6  Greece       5 1                      8  Spain     4   ��������� 9  Total naval forces.  52,463  137,500  ������    . 60,621  ���������������������������;'������������������   i6,'666  i(U65  Totals 125 182 32  THE TRIPLE ENTENTE  270,749  Other craft.  370  176  310  27  33  916  The Triple Entente is the offset to the Triple Alliance. It embraces Russia, France and England. .The details of the Triple  Entente have never been made public, but it is accepted as certain  that France and Russia are absolutely bound in an offensive and  defensive alliance. Just how firmly England is bound is, not  known. Spain has become a party to this agreement, butto what  extent is conjectural. For Balkan reasons Greece and Rumania  will support Servia as against Austria. Russia's support of Servia  is a part of the Pan-Slavic programme as against the Pan-Germanic expansion plans.  WITH AUSTRIA  Total land forces.  Germany  5,200,000  Austria  2,000,000  Italy ....................... 1,200,000  Bulgaria.      380,000  Total naval forces.  66,783  17,581  33,095  Totals.  ...... ,8,780;000  NAVAL EQUIPMENT  Germany/,  Austria .  Italy.....:  Battleships.  ...39  ...13  .... 16  Totals.,  68  Cruisers.  61  12  20  93  Gunboats.  7  3  5  15  117,459  Other craft.  .218  86  128  432  THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE  The Triple Alliance is a compact entered into between Germany,  Austria and Italy against Russia. ' It was formerly the Dual Alliance entered into in 1879, when Germany and Austria pledged  themselves to joint action should either be assailed by Russia, and  to neutrality should either be assailed by another power. In 1883  Italy was admitted into the Dual Alliance and it became the Triple  Alliance. The treaty provides that should Russia assist any  nation at war with any of the signatories to the treaty the other  signatories must come to assistance. The treaty is very specific  in its terms and provides for a division of all territory acquired in  a victorious war. Under this treaty the Triple Alliance must back  Austria should Russia come to the assistance of Servia. In addition to the Triple Alliance powers, Bulgaria, for Balkan political  reasons, will support Austria.  Austria's Reason  for Causing War  of  9  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS  i.  Manufacturers  SHIRTS PANTS OVERALLS  "MACKINAW" CLOTHING  London, August 1���������The reason  for Austria-Hungary's decision  to enter into hostile conflict with  Servia was the reply sent by the  Balkan state to the note from  Vienna demanding that Servia  take steps to put a stop to the  Pan-Servian propaganda on Austrian territory, and also punish  those Servians indirectly concerned  in  the assassination in  Bosnia on June 22nd of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir to  the Austro-Hungarian throne.  The response of Servia was  considered by the foreign office  in Vienna as unsatisfactory, and  in a semi-official communication  made public, the Austrian government said that the reply was  filled with the spirit of. dishonesty.  Saturday, August 8, /������,,  ������  30E  HOE  HOE  R. B. JOHNSON LTD., Port Coquitlam, B. C.  SAMPLE ROOM AT PRINCE RUPERT-Catalogues on application  P. O. 3ox 859, Prince Rupert, B. C.    *  Manufacturers  of  High-Grade  BOOTS  and  SHOES  Specialists in  Boots for  LOGGERS  MINERS  CRUISERS  PROSPECTORS  ROADMEN, ETC.  0  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 1895.  rynildsen&  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  Gen era 1 Me r c hand i se  Dry Go6ds 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     ������    $  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospedors, 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  CZJOCZDl      ^|      Your Guarantee of Quality      \y)      |< fr>] -j     JqJ  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  m  F������������  h^i/'Xi  mi*  I'  %  mi  I  m  1  o  I  if  %  tyi  m  ���������i-..������(.Vf>*-.^^.>e1

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