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 9/3  l<; :j_  ri������, Of  1 'HHii-  i.akei  'iriitf  ,;;*(ai  l''Bht*  shore  l"ir,irl?  HIS.'  "toll  r������(JtOf  '!' Pur-1  id:  nth,  Lake,  'litnte  '���������ighlv  'J more  ilu'*ir..  "lit 0j  ���������An* J  SPEND YOUR SUMMER VACATION IN BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled   by   Mr. C.  H.  Ursu  Hagensborg Observatory.  th,  of  the  Temperature for   the   month  of  J  uly,  maximum, 70,  minimum,  48.  Rainfall for same period, 0.71  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 30,  I9t3.  $1.00 a Year  (eturns From a Tour  of General Inspection  l Denham Verschoyle, of Vancouver,  Consulting Mining Engineer, Makes  Mineralogical and Geological Survey  ���������RlCt  'SOU, (if  '������*������;���������������  ifiissio  ai!tod-  iary  h-*e  fnarl  ''hail  *������������  ''-'fTit!  SON.  "Ay.  I'RlC  >K III.  ���������i'i'lTJrfl  "'J,irM|  ortwj J  ��������� trtrnj  ��������� J.'i!  i'hlia, I  tfctajl  ' ������-������I  ��������� *. nwi I  CIV.  TK'' 11  n m.  JM  Mr. W. D. Veryschoyle and  Dar'ty arrived in town last Satur-  iay after an extended tour  through the Tatlayoco and Klee-  ia rdeen country, Mr. Verschoyle was inspecting his iron  wldings and making a general  lineralogical and geological survey of the district and is favorably impressed with the possi-  )ilities of opening up an extensive  iron industry. The developments  ���������so far, .he-thinks, are satisfactory, and if they continue to be  jso the effects will be far reaching  ���������and should be of great import-  lance to Bella Coola.  Wagon Road Needed  Mr. Verschoyle came through  jfrom Ashcrof t and met a number  tof ranchers and farmers in the  IChilcotin and Tatla Lake country,  (who all expressed a wish that a  vagon road was cut through to  ]Bella Coola.     Mr.  Verschoyle  fsays  there is no doubt that if  Ifruch a road existed Bella Coola  Iwould have, up to the present,  [held the trade of this great district as far east as Alexis Creek,  and even when the P. G. E. is  finished,   would still hold it as  ;far as Tatla Lake.    It would ap-  Ipear to be good business to .push  |on even a rough wagon road to  Ithe head of the Valley as rapidly  fa's possible, as once the plateau  ���������is reached further extension can  be made in any desired direction  at a nominal cost.   This would  do more towards developing trade  for  Bella Coola  than anything  that could be done and would not  be a costly undertaking.  Failure of B.C. Fisheries,  Limited  Had Built Large Plants'  Vancouver, Aug. 28. Failure  of.the B. C. Fisheries, Ltd., is  proving a blow to the North, for  this big concern, headed by Sir  George Doughty, of Grimsby,  had built a very large and pretentious plant at Aliford, a small  harbor off Skidegate inlet on the  Queen Charlotte islands. It was  understood that the big concern  was meeting with success and  the announcement that it had  gone into the receiver's hands  was something of a shock. The  company had constructed a  large cannery and huge fertilizer  plant. A year ago a pack of 25,-  000 cases of salmon was made.  The success of the fishing induced the company, to also build  a dogfish oil plant.  Then the company decided to  try the deep sea fishing and for  this purpose brought out last  winter from Grimsby the steam  trawlers, Triumph and Canada.  In addition to these the American gasoline schooner, Edrie,  was purchased and also smaller  boats. Three months ago the  trawler, lmbricaria, arrived to  fish for the company in northern  British Columbian waters.  S. S. Imperator  Swept By Fire  Nanaimo Prosecutions  Member of Provincial Parliament  Faces Serious Charge  Nanaimo, Aug. 28. -Startling  denouncements were made at the  hearing here yesterday when  John   Place, ,M.P.P.,   and Tom  rt  Another Survey Party  For the Interior  P. C. Coates, B.C.L.S., of Victoria, and small party arrived  here on Wednesday evening, by  gasoline launch, from King  Island, where he has been engaged in extensive surveys.  Mr. Coates, who merely visited  this port for supplies, has still a  little work to complete on the  coast, when he,will return here  and proceed with his full party  to the Anaham Lake district,  where he expects to be kept busy  until Christmas, surveying several large areas staked by the  well known land locator, Mr.  James Petrie.  Divers Unable to Get  Down to Sunken Wreck  Seattle, Aug. 28.���������The divers  who were sent north to explore  the sunken wreck of the steamship State of California, which  was lost in Gambier Bay, Alaska,  will be unable to examine the  vessel because the water in which  she sank is more than 200 feet  deep, and divers cannot work at  a greater depth than 100 feet.  By means of explosives the  wreckage can be shattered, however, and [most of the fourteen  bodies imprisioned in the wreck  may be recovered.  Advices received from Juneau  say that all of the survivors who  were taken to the hospitals there  are recovering rapidly, and soon  will be able to leave for their  homes. Mrs. Peter Olson, of  New York, who was low with  pneumonia and not expected to  live, is now out of danger.  Miss A. J. Wilson, who board- (  ed   the  State  of   California  atj  New York, Aug. 29.' S. S. Imperator, the largest vessel afloat,  was swept by fire yesterday as  as she lay at her dock at Hobo-  ken, having on board eleven hundred and thirty-one steerage pas- Moore, a local prize fighter, were  sengers besides her crew. charged with being in possession.  The second officer who led the of stolen ������������ods  crew into the hold to fight the! Moore is charged with having  flames, became separated from j in his room a suitcase full of linen  his men and lost his life by suf-|and lingerie rightfully belonging  focation, his body being found ito Mrs- Cunningham, wife of an  later untouched by fire. A sea- j Extension mine manager, whose  man of the second officer's party ! house was burnt in the riots of  also perished  A  large fleet of  fire-fighting  the 15th.   Place is faced with the  charge of having in his posses-  craft,  augmented by apparatus sion a revolver stolen from Con-  on shore, surrounded the ship, Istable Har^ Taylor.  pouring tons of water into her  hold.  The steerage passengers were  aroused from sleep by the crackling of the flames and rushed  panic-stricken for the pier. As  none of the passengers had been  inspected by the custom or health  officers, they were quickly surrounded by armed guards to prevent them from dispersing.  President Wilson Reads  Among those in custody is  James Hodgkinson, a prominent  merchant.  Wild Scenes Follow  Judge's Decision  Sherbrooke, August 29.���������Wild  scenes were enacted when the  judge declined to hear lawyers  representing the' State of New  York in the case of Harry Thaw.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S.Si" Princess Beatrice arrived  on Friday last, bringing a number of passengers and a considerable consignment of freight.  Among the passengers taking  passage for the south was Mr. E.  Dwyer, representative, of the  Dominion Trust Company of Vancouver, who had spent the pre-  Messrs W. D. Verschoyle, W.  McNair and F. K. Hicklenton,  arrived in town on Saturday lust  after  visiting   their   mineral  claims  in   the   Tatlayoco   Lake  district. _   Walter and Frank Ratcliff, of  Stillwater,  are spending a few  viousweek in the Valley on busi-.,days in, town>   being registercd  ness connected with his firm.      j at the Grandview Hotel.  Washington, D.C., Aug. 29.���������  President Wilson yesterday read  his message to Congress, advising all Americans to leave Mexico  at once, and stating that those  that cannot leave must be protected, Mexico being held responsible for their safety.  If deemed wise, John Lind will  be instructed to return to Mexico  City.   Japan and the Anti-  Alien Bill  Tokio. Aug. 29.--It is understood that Japan's third protest  against the California an ti-Alien \  Bill has been cabled to Washington, and that objection is taken  to test cases being taken to court  individually. The JapaneseCon-  sul-General at San Francisco has  been instructed to see that no  attempt is made to bring suit in  this connection.  S.'S. Venture docked at this  port on Sunday afternoon, her  usual long list of passengers including Mrs. C. Saugstad, Misses  Ethel Carlisle and Belle Eraser,  Messrs B. A. McBeth, W. Lewin,  H. Haller, J. A. Conkey, T.  James, W. Francis and S. Honey-  man.  Mrs. Saugstad returns for a  short visit after spending some  months with her son, Mr. Alfred  Saugstad, who resides in North  Vancouver.  Miss Belle Fraser is the new  teacher at the Hagensborg  School, which reopened during  the early part of last week.  "Miss Ethel Carlisle returns to  her duties as teacher at the Mac-  greeted with much cheering on kenzie   School,   after   spending  jMen and   women  struggled to  Message to Congress'shakehandswitbThawwhowas  leaving the courtroom.  Evelyn Thaw is in fear of her  husband if allowed to go free.  Minister of Labor  the vacation with her parents  in Vancouver. School commenced on Monday morning.  f|T The Lysdahl Sewing Circle  ��������� will hold the ANNUAL SALE  OF WORK-on the FOURTH OF  OCTOBER NEXT.  B. A. McBeth, an old-time resident of Bella Coola, has returned  Goes to England j ai'ter h-avni������ spent the last ten  months in Vancouver.  Mr. McBeth expresses surprise  at the changes that have taken  place during his absence.  Ottawa, Aug. 28.���������Hon. W. E.  Crothers, Minister of Labor,  sailed on the Empress of Britain  for England last week, and will j  not be home again until about  October 1. Mr. Crothers is mak- j  ing the trip primarily for the  purpose of studying industrial  conditions in the old country,  and will give special attention to  One of the'things to which the  Development League has been  giving attention is.the clearing  out of the various streets in the  town, which, while giving proper  access to the various residences-,  would also greatly relieve the  town from the ever-present  danger of fire.  A letter has now been received  from Mr. H. S. Irwin, District  Forester, of Prince Rupert, "in  which he says: "On my last visit  to Bella Coola I went over the  most endangered sections of the  townsite, and have taken up with  the Department the question of  having sufficient work done to  saieguard the town during the  coming year, at the end of which,  the town will undoubtedly have  made sufficient progress to enable it to undertake a fire protective policy of its own.  W. Lewin left town on Monday last for his cattle ranch on  the Salmon River.  j    He expects to return in about  four weeks time.  Messrs J. A.  Conkey and H.  the conditions under which coal  Haller of Vancouver, are spend-  mines are operated there. ing the week in town on business.  The reason the minister is go- Among the outgoing lessening to give special attention'to uers by the last SOuth-bound  the coal miners' organizations is j Venture were,   Messrs  J  because of  the recent  troubles  in Nanaimo and Nova Scotia.  Success of Prince Rupert Exhibition Is Assured  Numerous Entries in All Departments  To Ensure a "Good Catch"  Get One of the Famou������  iur"  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Best Fishing Tackle  BELLA COOLA, B.C.  Prince Rupert, Aug. 2S.    There is now every reason to believe  that the poultry department of the forthcoming Exhibition to be  held  Prince Rupert, and who is listed ! class,    inquiries  Mac-  Donald, C. Mills, represeting the  well known firm of Kelly Douglas & Company of Vancouver,  and W. E. Taylor, of Wood. Val-  lance & Leggat of Vancouver,  wholesale hardware merchants.  Remember, next Monday being  Labor Day, the local bank will  be closed for business.  Jim Petrie, who has become a  familiar figure on the trails in  this part, arrived in town on  Wednesday last after a short  visit to the Kluskus Lake country,  where he was engaged in cruising a large tract of land.  P. M. Monckton, C. Marshall,  E. Hill and R. Barlow, members  of R. P. Bishop's survey party,  arrived in town on Wednesday  with a packtrain of fourteen  head.  Messrs Monckton and Marshall  proceeded south by yesterday's  ; Princess Beatrice.  Work on the road in the Upper  Valley  has  been   closed   down, \  September 24* to 20 will have entries for practically every | presumably owing to the appro-'  ��������� "       xve coming in  from every section of the north; priation  for this particular part  among the missing, was a Presbyterian mission worker in the  north.  Drowned Off Wales Island  Prince Rupert, Aug. 28. M.  Kirkander, who has relatives at  Port Harvey, B.C., was drowned  off Wales Island while bringing  fish to the cannery. His partner,  named Mclsaacs, escaped.  regarding  ling this department and many special exhibits are promised.  being exhausted.  It   was   hoped   that  tin  road  Prince Rupert's Public  Building  Mr. H. S. Clements, M.P., for  Comox-Atlin, announces that  work has been commenced on  the excavation for the new Dominion public building, which is  to be erected in Prince Rupert  at a cost of about $200,000.  Both George Letts and Joe Boyd, farmers of Porcher Island, wil  have good exhibits. Mr. Letts will show some very fine White would reach Stewic, about forty-  Leghorns and Mr. Boyd will enter some splendid two months old ; five miles up the Valley, this  pallets. * year, but in this the long-sufi'or-  In the live stock department entries are coming in from up the ing ranchers of that neighbor-  main line of the G. T. P. railway, and the management is desirous; hood are doomed to disappoint-  of assisting in every way possible this section of the fair.    Henry | ment.  Frank, of Terrace, will be one of the exhibitors in sections 9 and' It is nevertheless gratifying  10 of class two for cows giving the largest quantity of milk and ��������� to learn from various residents  the greatest percentage of butter fat. There will be many local oT the Upp*r Valley who have  entries for these two sections. | visited town,  that  the  class of  According to B. Fillip Jacobsen, the well known pioneer of Bella; road work in the Upper Valley  Coola, that district will have a worthy display of the product of' this year has been most satisfac-  the field and orchard, with a view to capturing the big district prize,   tory. parts of the road  in that  The management also propose dealing liberally withthe mineral  locality being described as com-  deparlment of the fair, the amount set aside for this purpose being paring  favorably with any see-  that offered by the big Vancouver fair. , tion of the whole road.  NOTICE  A meeting of the Executive  Committee of the Development  League will be held at the Grand  View Hotel on  MONDAY, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p. m.  Hubert L. Harris, Sec.  (Dliurrh NtitUT  I.,owei! Bella Coola: Sunday  School. 10 a.in. Church Service, 11 a.m.  Subject    "The Trinity."  Pklla Coola: Sunday School,  ���������2:31) p.m. Evening Service,  7-.:;() p.m.       All Are  Welcome.  douule  ��������� ti <j o <**> o������l> <j*o <j*o o������  to Advertise.   An ad. in the Courier never fails to bring results.  Give us a trial. (,��������� ^SS5TS~i������f as publish your Land Notices. wwijyL.jiLujL.j-.  ���������BKflwrarewws  BELLA COOLA COURIER    /  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year. $1.00  6 Months    0.75  3 Month*    0.50  United States \  1  Year.... $1.50  United Kingdom  1  Year $2.00  Subscription* 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's sig-nature.  The Editor reserves Ihe rigrht.to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript ut writer's  risk.  Rupert is no more than this valley deserves.  o      O      O      o      ������  ' There is hardly a farmer in  this district who has not produce  of one kind or another in plenty,  which will hold its own with that  from any part of the northern  country.   ,  Now Farmers, a great opportunity is Ayithin your reach, get  busy and grasp it.  m  ^������3s.  A Question to Consider  By C. A.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  '^alita popult mtpnmut rst lex."  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1913.  A Great Opportunity  The forthcoming Agricultural  and Industrial Exhibition to take  ��������� place .at Prince Rupert next  month, notice of which appears  in this issue of the .'Courier, has  a greater significance than many  ��������� persons would perhaps imagine.  Too" many people have an altogether wrong   impression   of  Northern British Columbia, and  .; this exhibition will demonstrate  to these people the vast resources  : of this portion of the province,  .in a manner which is inimitable  by any other mode of advertising.  We who live in the northern  portion,of the province, know  full well the productiveness of  our soil and the immense natural  .resources in the way of mineral,  . timber and fisheries, which in  due time are bound to bring  world wide recognition- to this  country.  " The fact of we ourselves knowing these things will, however,  tend but little towards the early  development of such resources,  so that it therefore behoves us  to do all .m our power to bring  to the notice of the public, far  and wide, the all important fact  that in Northern British Columbia great opportunites are awaiting the capitalist or the settler.  In this connection the Courier  urges, upon all local farmers the  importance of sending a large  exhibit of local produce to Prince  Rupert on the occasion of the  ^forthcoming exhibition'; an exhibit, which being thoroughly  representative of the produce  of the Valley, will be a credit to  the local farmers and to Northern  British Columbia.  The Prince Rupert - exhibition  is being extensively advertised,  and there is little doubt that September 24 to 26 will be red-letter  days in the history of this part  of the province.   There will be  present people from great distances; people who, under ordinary circumstances, would probably never have an opportunity  of seeing Bella Coola farm produce in competition with that of  other parts;   people,   many  of  whom have seldom even heard  of our   beautiful   valley.     Still  more the need for our. farmers  to do their duty by this community and themselves.  When discharging our obligations, it is not improper to choose  the course most favorable to our  interests, when a choice is possible, and we have no quarrel  with those who, favor Mr. Borden's Vdirect contribution  scheme" as being the cheapest,  providing that upon examination  their claims-are found correct!  That the proposed ships can be  built for less money in England,  goes without.saying, this is.also  true respecting a pair of bcots or  a suit of clothing that any of us  might require. This argument  of cheapness, coming as it does  from those who, for thirty-five  years, have fought any proposed  reduction of duties on cheap British goods, as being calculated  to rob the. Canadian working  man, appears rather out of place,  unless we take it as an evidence-  of "eleventh hour" repentance.  That it would require large expenditures for shipbuildingplants  and docks before actual construction could be undertaken in Canada is,also true, but would not  those shipbuilding yards become  a part of our national wealth?  Would it not be foolish to believe that shipbuilders would invest money in those yards without the prospect of securing other  work in addition to the ships  required by the Canadian Government ? Work, by the way,  which now goes outof this country.  The large contracts on naval  construction- enabled British  builders to put down plants and  develop methods-of construction  that lead the world today, either  in class of workmanship or cost  of ships turned put. The yards  and docks are also available for  repairs in cases of accident, to do  JL  "'"v" mi  wmmmmm  ���������|\ f 11 cosi.you more NOT to Paint |  your- house than it will to paint it.  Thirty or forty dollars spent on; painting  f your house may save you $500 each  year  on its selling price.  ' For PURE Paint is a wood-preserver.  It prevents decay���������arrests depreciation���������  and helps to increase- the value of your  property from year to year.  And if j'ou do your painting with  Bapco Pure Paint  you secure the maximum of Paint. Protection at'MINIMUM cost. -Because BAPCO  PAINT covers 25 per cent, more surface  than ordinary cheaper paints���������and, outlasts  and outwears them by years.  , Supplied only by  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Dealers in Oils and Varnishes  BELLA "COOLA      -       -     . British Columbia  B  the work quickly and at low cost, J builders went before Mr. Borden  thus reducing the cost of insur- in Ottawa requesting,  "that as  ance against accident.  It might surprise, some of our  good people in Northern B.C.,  who look upon steamship companies as robbers, to learn: that  for every dollar paid for transportation, about ten cents goes  for insuranceoni: the: ship alone.  This apparently exorbitant- rate  is brought about largely through  the heavy cost of repairs in cases  of accident. The cost of this  class of repair work has necessarily to be sufficient to cover the  greater part of the cost of maintenance of our ;yards, and also  the interest charges on the capital invested therein, and this  cost must necessarily be' high  owing to the absence of possible  construction work.  Speaking, in Vancouver last  winter, Mr. Bowser said, "Lau-  rier's talk about building ships  in Canada is nothing but a bid to  the grafters.'' Three weeks later  a delegation of Canadian ship-  British built ships were being  brought into Canada fully equipped and free of duty, that shipbuilding material required for  the construction of ships in Canadian yards should be admitted  to this country free of duty, or  that the duty on same should be  refunded,", claiming that present  conditions discriminated against  Canadian builders to the extent  of twenty per cent.  After considering the request,  Mr. Borden replied that he could  not see his way to granting any  assistance as requested, but  would promise that future vessels required by the government  would be built in Canada, which  reply, if not a "bid to the grafters," was a bid for them to become grafters, while refusing a  most just and reasonable request.  So it may be true that cheapness in first cost, like the line of  least resistance, may prove costly in the long run.  Bella Coola needs a direct  steamboat' service between this  port and Prince Rupert. Local  farmers have long recognised  this fact, so has the Courier, and  now the people of Prince Rupert  are beginning to recognise it.  What is required now is that our  farmers should take advantage  ofth'is great opportunity afforded  by the forthcoming exhibition,  and by sending their best, and  plenty of it, show once and for  all time, that the advantage of  a direct steamer service to Prince  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  TT  Q  o  D  0  Q  o  0  I  Saturday,  August 30,  /^  You. Interested  AND  In  TlIGH-GRADE  we are the ia,  - "gest  manufacturers   of  Jtr.\Y/trTT'--DVO STERLING silver.  p.W Jt^JLlA I    r WARE in Canada  Then write for our nitrated Catalog We carry all lines of quality Silver-  which will be .ent free to your addro- ^   Tayeware   ^   ^  IF YOU HAVE TO BUY A  WEDDING PRESENT     .-  CONSULT OUR CATALOG  ery as  well as Leather Goods, Brass  Goods and Rich Cut Glass.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Vancouver, B. C  GEORGE E. TROREY  Managing  Director   .  Bes  ID.    ICZIOEZDl    (U    [o]    |C 1QE=5|    \6\    {o}    [qoq]  a  The Pioneer Bank of British Columbia  ESTABLISHED 1836.  @  'Head Office in Canada--MONTREAL.  Paid up Capital, $4,866,666      Reserve, $2,920,000  Assets, Over $70,000,000  Lai  Bes  SA VINGS DEPARTMENT  Savings Accounts opened for any amounts from $i (u  and upwards.     Interest allowed at current mwi. v"  Special  attention  given   to out of  town   cust������>mrrs joj  who may operate accounts by. mail.  Your account is solicited and every accommodation cilVivij i2i  which is consistent with conservative banking  Be:  Be;  Be:  Be:  Be  La  A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS CONUUn'KU  J   N   CRAN, Manager BELLA     COOLA,     B. C  CnOE=D|     [U    [Oj     |t IOEZZZ51     (O]'   [3J  ' |CZ30EZ5]   ������  JaS  wt  T$  Se  Cc  Pi  Be  Th������  Rolston & Calnan  TOWN LOTS FARMLANDS ACRHACK  We handle only first-class propositions  INSURANCE WRITTEN       Write us if you are seeking information  BELLA   COOLA,   B. C.  Kemp's INVALID PO  A SUPERIOR   MEDICATED   WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND   INVIGORATOR  J. A. Tepoorten Ltd.,^  ������������������II������������������ i        ..._. '    '  holesale   Distributers  VANCOUVER, B. C  4S%  ��������� m  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  WiXJULAR  FREIGHT   AND I'ASSFNGFR SIvUN I' K  BETWFFN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S.S.'VENTURE,Leavcs'Victoria every Wednesday.  = "���������"��������� -=Leaves Vancouver every Thursday ai 11 I"11  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  l\ $ ������vei  y*;  S. S. "Caimlano" or S. S. " CoqurTLAM" also call w  Gasoline and Fxplosives by special arrangi'iin'iit.  In,   Mit.cs ������,r  |',vik���������|.s.   |.'.,n..s iin(|  ollll.,.  in  ���������;a",')kkici.:,  Cakuai.i, St.,   Vancouvku ; ������,  I'Wi  (.OVKKNMHNT  ST.,   VlCTOlUA  iforniiitioii,  iii'i'i.v  r   John   I'.aun- '<���������' ' ��������� h  3  [Saturday,  .Jay, August 30,  im  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  ^%  OF THE  Bella Coola Fair and Agricultural  Association  To be held at HAGENSBORG  Thursday, October 4, 1913  1st Prize 2nd Prize  Best Collection Farm Produce  $10.00 $r>.oo  "   Collection Canned Fruit..       r>.00  , 2.0')  "   10 lbs. Late Potatoes       5.00 2.00  "   lp,lbs. Early Potatoes       J4.00 1.00  "   Specimen Packed Box of Apples       5.00 2.50  "   Display of Grain in Sheaf       4.00 2.00  "   Display Needlework (home production)      5.00 2.00  "   6 Cabbage   -      3.00 1.50  "   6 Cucumbers :. ������������������    2.00 1.00  "   Variety Squash.       2.00 LOO  "10 lbs. Carrots...       ] .00 .50  "   10 lbs. Beets.       1.00 .50  Largest 3 Mangels       1.00 .50  "      3 Swede Turnips .....-:...........      1.00 .50  Best Collection Tomatoes ,....       4.00 2.00  "   Cheese .......'      2.00 1.00  "   Collection Stone Fruit       2.00 1.00  "   Butter.... .,       5.00 2.00  The following Special Prizes are offered:  Best Collection of Potatoes (10 lbs. each variety).... .$10.00  Donated by B. F. Jacobsen.  Best Collection Farm Produce  5.00  ���������  .   '< Donated by B. F. Jacobsen.  Best Collection Apples (5 each variety)  5.00  - Donated by A. Oveson.  Best 10,1b'. Onions ..  5.00  Donated by A. Hammer.  Best Floral Display (fresh dried or in pots)  5.00  Donated by S. Le C. Grant.  Largest Squash  ���������  5.00  Donated by S. Le C. Grant.  A further sum of $25 is donated by the Bella Coola Development  League, which amount will be used for purposes to be  decided by the board of directors.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  QOAI. Ml\i.\'i; KKJHTs; ,)f ,,���������. | )l)���������lil,if,���������, in  _.\1.\ .1 i.in.v. ^a.;kat<iii:wan ;iihI Ai-.iikiita.  "��������� ' '���������!������������������"���������. I l:lcl'.IT(.|tv. UicKi.liTII-WKKITKICItl-  'J"i;ii.:; :im| in :l portion nf tin- 1'itoviNCi-: i.f  Mm-lNil < oi.I'Miiia. i,i:iy Ih- l./.-isc) l���������r a t.-i-rn of  lv.-.-i,i.v.i,ii,. y,.j���������-��������� ;i| .,��������� ;iMiiiial icm.-il <,f &1 an  ���������'"���������!'��������� N"! moiv llian 'i,U*\ :vr<v, will l>^ l.-asiil  <<' oiic applicant.  Ap|.|iciil!nn for a U'tw must. In- inailc liv I Ik."  applicant in pimkom to tltc A(;ciiI ur Kuli-Aeciit.  "I tin.-'district, in winch the ritdits applied J'or  arc situated.  In iiurvcyed lerrilniy Ihe land mint, he ilo-  ncril,ed h.y Meet ions, or \i'y\i\ suMivimonN of w.n-  i'iomm. anil in uiiHiirveycd territory I lie tract applied tor shall lie staked out hy the applicant  himself.  Kach ainilical ion must he accompunied hv ft  fee of .������.r| which will he refunded if the rinlitii  apphe.l I',,i- Hre not avuilahli', hut not otherwise.  A royally shall he paid on ihe merchantahle output ol the mine ai the ra'e of five cents per ton.  ' Tli" person operating t he mine shall furnish  the- Atfopf with sworn ret urnii arc-oiintinn for the  full ��������� lu.-nit ity of inerchailtahli. coal mined anci pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  are not hcinir operated, such ivuirns should he  fin pished at l<.ji.vl. once a year.  The lease will include the coal ruining riitht.R  only,  hut   the  leasee  may  he primit.tcd   to  pur-  chaso.whatever avadahle surface  richts may he   |  considered necessary for ihe wurKiiifj of theminu   I  at the rate of JIO.fKi an m-iv. ���������     j  I'or   full   informaiiou   application   should   he    j  mad!��������� to t he Secretary of the Ijopamncnt of the  lot' r-or. < lltiiwu. or to any Ac en!  or Sot i-A went  of I ������ominiou l.aiutH,  W.  W. filKV.  I I'-puI.���������- Minister of the Ulterior.  M. IV INiaulhori/.-l puhl'i. atir���������i of t.hisad-  Verniem. i,i  ���������.'.ill not  l.-cpad (01 .     ISOo'jO.  JO JELi ]LjuL*aJt\.  ������  ESTABLISHED   1864  or-:~ "?       f - ~ -iot'"���������  )       c.    . lorzzzp  iziioezzzd       c ioi >  ry Goods  WANTED  Listing of Lots and Acreage j  in  Bella Coola and Vallev. I  i  Give full particulars.  Price,  Title, etc., to  MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  loots and Shoes  ar aware  Groceries & General Merchandise  c - -,;ior )       czzrzno) >       r_ \ioizr~~)  BUSINESS CARDS  !l Mineral Claims Sub-Dioisions. &c.  i ��������� Town Sites Undergrotsnd  \ \ Timber Limits Suroeying  | j Alt kinds of Engineering Work.  ' i  j T. BEAUCHAMP and IO.McDONALD  i B.C. Land Surveyor  -   Civil Engineers  | SELLA COOLA, B. C  FURS   BOUGHT   AND   SOLD  Surveyors', Loggers' and Pack-train  Supplies a Speciality  !  All exhibits must be delivered to the grounds TUESDAY,  September 30, when entries will be made.  Address correspondence to any of the officials of the Bella  Coola Agricultural Fair Association:  President, J. WIDSTEN.    Vice-President, P. LAUR1TSEN.  Board of Directors���������D. H. HOAGE; E. GORDON; S. Le C.  GRANT; B. F. JACOBSEN; A. OVESON.  A. HAMMER, Secretary, HAGENSBORG, B.C.  Land  Surveys and Sub-Divisions  Geoffrey K. Burnett  CIVIL ENGINEER and  B. C. LAND  SURVEYOR  Grand Vie  Hotel  w      Bella Coola, B.C.  ACKAY S  ��������� VANCOUVER,  B. C.  Men's Furnislii  ry Goods  The Swing of the Pendulum  Since  the  Dominion   election  fthere have been elections in six  lout of the nine provinces of Can-  It r        ���������  iada.    The first was in Ontario,  jwhere the Liberals won twice as  Smany seats as in the Dominion  selection   three   months   before.  sThen came Quebec, where Liber-  |al government was returned with  scarcely more than a trace of the  Imposition left.    New Brunswick  followed and   remained  in  the  Cory ranks under the influence  |of Hon. Mr. Hazen, with promises  |of bountiful federal expenditures,  Fwhile the diminutive Province of  Prince Edward Island was captured   by  the  Tories   with   the  promise of a steam  ferry con-  [ nection with the main land.  Next  came   Saskatchewan,    with   its  overwhelming Liberal majority,  despite the manipulations of Hon.  Mr. Rogers, closely followed by  Alberta, with its strong preference of Liberal members in spite  of federal influences.    In face of  the brazen methods of the Borden government to interfere in  provincial politics, the results in  the provinces are amply sufficient  loshow that the pendulum of time  is swinging, as it is to be expected in a young country, on toward Liberal principles.    North  Battleford News.  A Distinct Difference  The Dominion government is  establishing a complete seismo-  logical observatory in this province so that it may be able to  distinguish miniature earthquakes from shocks caused by  prominent citizens falling off the  water wagon.-��������� New VVestmin-  ster News.  J. A. LEROY PhoneScy. 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  Manufacturers   of   Shirts,   Tweed    Pants,   Overalls,  Tents,   Hand  Knit  Sweater   Goods   and  The Farnoys   Pr  OVERALL  yj  Land Notices  !\  SOLD     BY     ALL     FIRST     CLASS     MERCHANTS  #  Leading bankers are trying to  reform the currency.  The next step will be to reform  the leading bankers.    Life.  Situation Wanted  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   Ol"   COAST���������EANGE   III.  Takk Notic.k that Samuel Copeland,  of Okanaffcn, occupation fruU. raiser,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-east corner of Lot 733, thence  south twenty chains, thence west  twenty chains, thence north twenty  chains, thence east twenty chains to  point of commencement, containing 40  acres, more or less.  SAMUEL COI'KLAND,  Dated. .Inly 1. l'U.V W. W. COIMOI.A \I>.  July I'.i-Sop. W. Ac������'nt.  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  ^ 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. All information strictly guaranteed.  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B.C.  Youno Enc.i.ish Lady.  1  1-2 years experience in B.C.. desires post as com- i  pamon help.     Address   Miss   Brotlie. j VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  S10 Douglas street, Victoria,  B.C. or  'Phone I.2G315.  OH  Notice to Contractors \  Ckalkd Tendkks will bo re-1  ^ ceived by the undersigned on j  or before Monday the IHth day!  of September. 1913. for the clear-;  ing and fencing of the <school I  grounds. Materials for fencing  supplied by the School Board.  Specification of work  may bo  seen at the secretary's office.  The lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  B. Brynildsen,  Secretary to Board of Trustees  Mackenzie School,  Bella Coola. B.C..  August '2(5. 11)13.  NrtfrirP-Firsl"class Wal1'1, Rr|,',lrs  IlUUCC"c|onr at r,.asonab|,. prices.  All   work   guaranteed   and   [xvslal  charges   paid. Address nil work I"  P. G. NOOT, 1353 Mcrritt Street  VICTORIA, B. C.  DISTRICT    OF    COAST���������RANGE   III.  Takk Notu'K that William Wright  Copeland. of Chezacut., B.C., occtipa-  stock raiser, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following de-  M'l'ihed land:  Commencing at a post planted sit  the south-east corner of Dot 329. G.I.,  thence south twenty chains, thence  west twenty chains, thence north twenty ;  chains, thence east twenty chains to  point of commencement, containing 40 .  acres, more or less. i  WILLIAM  WRIGHT COPELAND.    I  Datfil. July 1. l'Ji:������. July ly--Sei>. KS.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   III.  Take Notice that 1. .Joseph Toinholini  of Western Island, B.C., occupation  farmer, intend to apply for permission  to purchase the followingdescribed land:  Commencing at a post planted about  twenty chains distant and in a southerly direction from the north-oast corner  .'if Lot :: 10. thence south forty chains,  thence east 1 wenty chains, thence north  forty chains, thence west twenty chains  to point of commencement, containing  I'iuht v acres, more or less. Formerly  preemption :'.0S2.  .IOSE1M1 TOMBOLINL  H;,i,.,i. .iiiiv ii. r.'i't- All������- i������'--()t,t- "���������  Land Notices Continued on Page 4  To   Land   Seekers?  Campers,  Prospectors,,   etc.  WHY PACK YOUR OUTFITS FURTHER THAN NECESSARY?  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS  DRY   GOODS CAMPERS   SUPPLIES  HARDWARE PACKERS   REQUISITES  HAY AND   GRAIN  eiia  HAGENSBORG  12 Miles from  Bella Coola and on Direct Route  to the Interior  ?mf"%J?9  OH  <0)-*Mia><><������Bi������<Q>'������)5X9-()-������RE������(C).<^3B������-(>'4SBB������-()-aa  p-o������ffi>^  o-ai  ���������<a  i *vA  -A, KSaWHII**"i^~^^  / '     I  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, August 30,   igjo  (MBBBBMH  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  oener^  Dry Goods,  oceries,  M  ardware  Z30  D   C  HOE  D   ^  ^  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  r~l  ^E  3QE  30H  W  Pack and Riding Saddles  TENTS  Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  Zl   "  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.  SPEI  tioi  LEN'  [VOL  13  ! Cattle 1  ���������C.-B  for th  Uirrivc'  Ventu  the In  Mr.  [availa!  Lakec  to Bel  Arn  for a  [direct  I they i  [struct  No <  from '  I since  jexpec  [bring  jagooc  The  [Lake  [Mr. K  Bell  Farm  MAKE YOUR HOME RADIANT with the  RADIANT  HOME  SYSTEM   LIGHTS  A flood of intense, soft, white light instantly available  at any time, almost without cost���������the last word m practical scientific achievement. It's the cheapest, most  brilliant and most durable light on the market today.  Write today. Will be pleased to figure on your  requirements. :; Give us the height of ceilings  arid indicate where you   wish   the   lamps placed.  Acorn Lighting & O. T.LANDRY,Agent  Manufacturing Co. bella coola, b. c.  Mr. Pioneer  THE  MOONEY BISCUIT  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Manufacturers of all  HIGH-GRADE BISCUITS  :':     AND CANDIES    ::  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  "THE   BEST  YET"  Made in British Columbia  ��������� We want You to help make the  North's   First  Exhibition  a success by contributing exhibits  of the Field, the Mine and the Sea  SEPTEMBER 24, 25, 26  WATER CARNIVAL      ATHLETIC SPORTS  HORSE RACING   ���������      WOOD CHOPPING CONTEST  TEN INDIAN BANDS IN COMPETITION /   ���������  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA  COOLA,  R. C.  intends to apply for permission toyz-  chase  the  following de.srriix'i land  I  Spectacular display of fireworks  every afternoon  and  evening.  Write for  Prize List.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTK/CT  DISTKICT   OP   COAST���������KAHOZ HL  Takk Notice that Emn.ii Mad)or.s!i  of Bella Coola, B.C., occupation wide*  a app  c foil  Commencing at a post pia-iicsi ������t th*  south-east corner of tin north-writ  quarter of Section 27���������Towii^-,:|.<;,th*a?e  north twenty chains, thence ������������������ ���������- st twertj  chains, thence south tuv::ty i-ha:r.s,  tlience east twenty chain.- l������ [������������int (���������:  commencement, containim: l<; jut<-������.  EMMA MA('li"N'Al.I>.  UnUii. May 19. 1913. J   :> .1--A-K-K.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  PLIMLEY'S  ��������� The Northern British Columbia ���������  Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition  H. Bullock-Webster, Sec, Prince Rupert, B.C.  f  r 'ing  -Jbetw  E.S|exhil  Jf*3 Ham  ���������-Jqual  i"| char  IT'S   ALL   RIGHT  V&T  erent  s  'S, BOYS'  YOUTHS'  SHOES  10 in. Hand Made Logger  "BEST FOR THE WEST"  Our Loggers', Miners',  Prospectors' and Boys'  Shoes are THE BEST  THAT MONEY CAN   - BUY   L 811  16 in. Oil Tan Prospector  J  CO. LTD.  .. Largest Shoe ..  Manufacturers on  the Pacific  Coast  ancoiiver, B. C.  Wild Buffalo Herd;  Edmonton, Aug. 27. Three  distinct herds of wild buffalo  have been located west of the  Slave river, on the extreme northern boundary of Alberta, by a  party of cruisers under the direction of A. J. Bell, government  agent at Fort Smith, sent out by  the Dominion forestry department.  It Have You Seen  Plimley's  Special  Cycle  Offer?  C OPYRlCHT  If the mail has nol brought you 'Plimlcy's special c^k  offer and the interesting prize puzzle competition,  send a post card and receive your copy-  Thos.Plimley  739 Yatesjtreef  vicfoRIA^C.  SUBSCRIPTON  RATES OF  BELLA COOLA  COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Ai!van<  CANADA.  One Ykar $1.00  Six Monthh   0.7')  Three Months  n.50  UNITED STATUS.  One Year  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $/'..00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subs<> M'("m  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. 0   ���������   Ton .���������i>'1"-'1  Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscrip "' --������������������������  B

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