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 ,CYOU WANT GOOD SPORT  Si BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  Si HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR JULY.  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 76.    Minimum, 51.  Highest Max. (2nd) 02.   Lowest Min. (7th) 42.  Rainfall,'2.21 inches.  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28,  1915.  $1.00 a Year  1  ion Grave  at Constantinople  LondonTAu*. 26.^-The popula  i tion  >IIUU������'������ *-���������  , ���������   1  , of Constantinople considers  '^situation grave according to  '^information received at Sofia,  ,^ays Reuters. Violent fighting  ihas been in progress on the Gal-  Ulfpoli Penir.si.la for the pas  I week and it is declared that  "thousands of wounded are arriving every day at Constantinople.  |,At the same time thousands of  Afresh troops are being sent to  |the Dardanelles front. The scarcity of bread and coal is said to  Hhaveadded to the general feel-  | i3g_of depression.  Russians Double  Supply of Munitions  Petrograd, Auk. 20.- The shell  crisis in Russia is over according  to an announcement by chairman  Shingarefi of the Duma defense  committee, to the Daily Chronicles Petrograd correspondent.  The quantity of munitions, the  statement continues, has been  more than doubled, and all necessary-supplies are going forward  promptly.    The Russian army is  in splendid fighting condition,  and the machinery of the internal administration is gradually  being adapted to the new conditions.  tlBella Coola and Rivers Inlet Machine Gun Fund  * * i     ��������� I   ��������� i     ���������  The Soldiers in Urgent Need���������  If your name is not on this list, let  it be on the next.    $1000 wanted.  ���������     I have the pleasure of enclosing list of subscriptions received  1 towards.the Machine Gun Fund. Residents of Bella Coola Valley may send contributions to either of the members of the subscription committee who are: S. Le Grant, B. F. Jacobsen, C.  Carlson, M. W. Marvin; for Rivers Inlet, Mr. Gunnar Saugstad;  - or to the.secretary-treasurer, who will acknowledge ail receipts  through the pressr  '" O.T. LANDRY, sec.-treas., Bella Coola and Rivers Inlet M. G. F.  Amount previously  acknowledged. .$325  F.McRae - 15  M. Smaby <      5  Mr. and Mrs. Lindsell .    10  Wm. Sutherland ......    10  O.T.Landry    ........    10  B. A. Macbeth     10  James Dykes      2.50  D. W. Carter  S. Nelson   ...  2.50  2.50  Carl-Erik-sen.:       2.50  F. M. Brewster  H. K. Wilson .  Wm. Thomas.  2.50  25  Lauritz Petersen.......  Mrs. E. Nordschow ...  MissK.Hallowes   D. J. McRae   The following subscriptions re-  uiced from "fyioers Inlet per G.  Saugstad:  Daniel Wilson     Peter Evenson  25  Mrs. D. Wilson  10  A.W.Carter  10  J.B.Sylvester.  10  John Nygaard  10  A. R. McDonald ...... 10  Dan Groves      10  Frank Inrig  10  G. Saugstad   10  K. Kobayashi     10  R- Saugstad  5  J-H.Smith-  5  E. Henderson-List  5  P- B. Mess  5  Mrs.A. W. Carter .... 5  A. E. Weaver     5  Ah Sam   5  D. Manuel ....    ... 5  A.S.Hood  5  A. W. Stone  5  C 0. Mellor   A. E. Forrer   Lim Hong  {J- J- Condon '..'.'.'.'.'.  Mrs. G. Saugstad ...  Gertrude Germain  ...  ^ Mackenrot      Ah Lee  W. Percival".'.'.'..' '. ...  ��������������� T- Ross   fc G- Smith ...  g- W. McPhee   Wong Sing   WnJ; 0. Stewart   Y: Nakanobu...  ���������Lim Shu ..  ��������������� McLennan .[][][[  J-McLacHlan ..>'../,  J-D-MeMurry:.'"  fy. S. Wells   :      5  i������ \i- Tough         3  fe^0      ������eo- E. Darby"WW'.'.'.  .\-0ga\va ..  ^���������T-Bryden '.V.:;'/.  James Inrig  3  3  3  3  3  2.50  S. Parker          2  E. Robertson       Alex McLean       J. Bowma     C. McBeath     R. Cameron      Frank First   J. Ash   A. F. Oddstad   L. W. Hogan   Mrs.  Marie Saugstai  E. Paulson   W. J. Hicklin      F. W. Gush man   ...  Mrs. F. Inrig      J. Kemp   H. P. Bicknel      I). Finlayson   Bert McDonald   H. Williams    Andy Anderson   ...  A. Pottenger   Jim Williamson  Albert Thompson   .  J. Christopher   E. Murchison      G. F. Dawson  ....  Henry Cookson    .  Geo. La Forest       1  S. Gosse  1  A. Goodman 1  E. Doig     '  J.  Keeping ]  J. Curry  W. D. Turnbull 1  R. Turnbull j  James Turnbull       1). Dykes      David Davis  i  N. Massy          J  Harry Doods       ]  A. W. Small ]  P.  T.  Lem Muy   ���������������������������������������������������������������.���������  Mrs. A. F. Oddstad  Jim McCloy  .  Shiro Kunuto  Eunice Wilson     ���������  Kobavashi'sboys  8 hovs. $1 each.. .  C. Nakanobu's boys  8 bov~s. SI each  Losses in Dardanelles  Have Been Heavy  London, Aug. 20.���������Recent operations on the Gallipoli Peninsula have enabled the British  troops to extend materially the  area in their possession and to  connect their lines along a front  of more than twelve miTes, according to an official statement  issued here early this morning.  The statement indicates also that  additional troops have been landed on the peninsula although no  details are given on this point,  and it is stated that, ''further  reinforcements have arrived."  ft is stated that the losses have  been very heavy, but the Turks  suffered more severely than the  British. The public is warned  that in spite of the encouraging  reports made, the true objectives  of the operations have not been  gained and that "further serious  and costly efforts will be required  before a decisive victory is won."  Russians Falling Back  London,  Aug. 26.���������According  to the Times correspondent at  Petrograd, the Russians have already evacuated   Bialystok   but:  will continue to hold Grodno tin-j  til the bulk of the armies of the j  Grand Duke have reached their  appointed  positions to the east  of Vilna.  Balkan League to  Furnish Million Men  London. Aug. 2G.���������A despatch  from Rome to the Daily Telegraph says: "The Balkan league  is to be reconstructed with a provision for putting a combined  army of one million men in the  field.  Serbia's reply to the Quadruple  Entente respecting concessions  to Bulgaria was handed to Baron  Sonnino, Italian foreign minister, yesterday afternoon, according to a Rome despatch to the  Daily Telegraph.  Turks Massacre  14,000 Christians  Rome, Aug. 27.���������Nearly 14,000  Armenian Christians were killed  by Turks and Kurds in one massacre at Trebizond, Asiatic Turkey, according to Giacomo Gor-  rini, former Italian consul at  Trebizond who has arrived in  Rome.  "In Val Sugana our troops on  the Monte Givarch - Torrento  Mazeo line have extended their  ground and occupied points above  Torrento, as far as the positions  :>f Mount Armentera and Mount  Jaluylo," says an Italian official  statement. In the Seebach valley our artillery opened fire on  an encampment hidden in the  bend of the left bank of the Torrento. The ene'my was forced  r.o flee in disorder pursued by a  mower of well directed shrapnel.  In the upper Isonzo region our  Alpiners captured several strong  intrenchments of the enemy,  along the steep southern slopes  of Monte Rombon. We took 30  prisoners, including one officer,  captured two machine guns, rifles  and a large quantity of munitions.  On the Carzo front our work of  approaching the enemy continues  without interruption."  Russians Evacuate  Brest Litovsk  Klevar  Tamaki  $s;'.o  oo  $10 were include'!  in  previous  2.50 total   which   shmilji  have  ieei)  ex Inrig       z.ou total   wmu-m   '";;���������",",.".. |,\llni  Han* Goranson       2.50 credited to the lied ( ro^ 1 "l(  Turks Confident of  Holding the Peninsula  Turkish headquarters on Gallipoli Peninsula, Aug. 23, via  London, Aug. 2G.- Absolute con-  ti(|t,n(.t, in the Turkish troops  am| their ability to hold the  Peninsula, even should other allied reinforcements arrive, was  expressed today by the commander of the Fifth Army Corps,  Field Marshall Liman von Pasha,  in ,m interview with a representative of the Associated Press.  British Submarines in Baltic  Copenhagen. August 27. The  im,ira?ing number of British sub-  nuirinos in tho Baltic is causing  murh anxiety to the German ad-  mii-siILv. It is reported that Ger-  m.m trawlers are being equipped  with guns for protection against  these .submarines.  London, Aug. 27.���������Brest Litovsk, the main Russian fortress  and concentration centre of the  Bug river line of defenses, was  occupied by Austro-German forces yesterday. While the Russians offered slight resistance to  the invaders during their approach to the fortress, it is apparent that they did not attempt  to defend Brest Litovsk itself,  but evacuated it as they did Os-  sowetz in conformity with their  intention to take up new positions further east. The Germans  now are in possession of the  whole line of railway from Chelm  to Bialystok. The Russians having already evacuated the latter  city, the lesser fortresses of  Grodno and Olita are now the  only strongly defended positions  in the hands of the Russians.  Both these are being approached  by the Germans and probably  will be given up when they have  fulfilled their purpose of facilitating the retreat of the Russians  Lumber Industry to Benefit  Vancouver, Aug. 27.���������With a  good crop the prairies, which is  now assured, the farmers of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will build better barns and  dwelling houses. The lumber  industry of this province should  consequently be benefitted to a  considerable extent this year,  said John Hooper, editor of the  British-American'Lumberman.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Changing the calls somewhat, ] camps  of  the   Pacific  Limited,  the steamer Chelohsin  came in j made a tour of inspection of the  ten hours late on   Sunday, .and ' company's holdings while here,  after loading 1000 cases of fish J  at the cannery was only able to  get away.at midnight.     Among  Born   to  Mr., and Mrs. O. C:  Olson of Hagensborg, on Satur-  the -passengers embarking from j day, Aug. 21, a son.   The Courier  here for Vancouver were: Messrs. i offer its congratulation.  Ed. Wheeler, B. M. Brynildsen,  J. B. Mackenzie, G. A. Brynildsen.  Looking in the pink of health,  A. M. Tyson, inspector of Indian  agencies is spending the week  in town. This being the annual  tour of the inspector to overhaul  the. Indian agents office to see  what has been done or left undone during the year, and will  leave on to-morrow's steamer  for the south.  Mr. R. H. Higinbotham, representing the well known piano  house of Mason & Risch, Vancouver, is a guest at the Bella  Coola Hotel.  Among our many visitors last  week were Mr. and Mrs. A.  Woods and Mrs. Fred* Covey,  they came up from South Ben-  tink for a few days stay in town  and left for home on Thursday.  After a close down of the big  saw and pulp mills at Ocean Falls  for over .two years it is now almost certain that there will be a  move made to operate in the  coming year. Manager Martin  with some men are already on  the ground to commence work  on the dam for the purpose of a  larger storage of water, with the  idea of bringing this up to the  tune of two thousand horse  power claimed to be required in  order to operate these mills.  There will also be a large amount  of repairs to be done to wharves  and new buildings for increasing  the output of the pulp mill.  Logging camps are likely to be  opened early in the spring. It  is commonly reported that the  combined mills, when completed,  will take care of a million feet of  logs per day.  The cohoe fishing -commenced  at the local cannery last week  and some very fair catches were  brought in.. This week the run  has been considerably less, but  this being early for the cohoes  a heavy run of that kind of  kind of salmon is looked for.  The Canadian Red Cross and  St. John Ambulance Association  have for some time sent out appeals to the people of British  Columbia to raise a sum of at  least $25,000 for the equipping  of and establishing a base hos-^  pital with 1040 beds, somewhere  at the front, where our wounded;  sick and maimed soldiers can be  properly treated. Col. E. C.  Hart of Victoria, is the commanding officer and this organization will be known as the Fifth  General Hospital C. E. F.  It is the idea to ask the people  of every city, town and village  to contribute their quota, and in  .the larger cities it has been arranged that this day, the 28th of  August, should be a provincial  Tag Day.  The Canadian Red Cross has  no organization at Bella Coola,  but the ladies of the town, not  to be outdone by their compatriots of other places in this section  of Canada, have taken hold and  on Monday night last held a  meeting, with the result that a  garden party will take place today at the home of Mrs. E. Clayton, beginning at one o'clock in  the afternoon. It is to be hoped  that there will be a large turnout to this gathering, as the program arranged for this afternoon  is a very complete one.  Mr. and Mrs. Mark Smaby with  fam  after  with  Saturday for their home at Ocean i ������  Falls. Mr. Smaby, who is look- J \  ing'after the timber limits and1  (Elutrrh Nntto    $  Sunday School     -    10:45 a.m.  ' Sacramental Service at 3 p. m.  Church Service     -   .7 : 30 p. m.  All Are Welcome.  Rev.  T. C. Colwell, B. A:, Pastor  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respectfully requested.  T. D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding. 8' 1  ml I  W$ a  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, August 28, J9  The 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 Months    0.50  United State*  1  Year > $1.50  -   United' Kingdom  1  Year. .....������ $1.00  Subscriptions payable in advance..  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,  Apply at  i    Office.    .  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be givenjto the editor.  ��������� The Editor reserves the right to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk. - j " 'i     -  Yancoarer Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  '#aht0 papulf nuprrma rat lex/'  SATURDAY,  AUG. 28, 1915.  ��������� ��������� ��������� .���������-.������������������������������������       , ��������� ..-.,       . ��������� .,--���������, ,  i   ; * i  InAi$ 'of'the Re J Cress.  ,'    The campaign of raising money  for   the   purpose, of   buying"'a  machine "gun is now past as far  as this place is concerned." But  the time'for raising more funds  to assist in relieving suffering  caused by; the war is not past,-  neither will be until some time  after the war is over.   Many objections could be raised against  contributing to the gun fund;  but" we are unable to think of  one against giving to the Red  Cross Fund.   It is therefore with  a feeling of confidence in the  continued   willingness ' of   our  people to contribute to this cause  that we present an appealfrom  the Canadian Red Cross Society.  The appeal is dated the 4th inst.  ' and-we give the following extracts from it:.  "May' we enlist your aasist-  ance in a Provincial-wide movement to provide the Fifth Army  Medical Corps with surgical and  ambulance'equipment in addition  to that provided by the Dominion  government.     This equipment  will be used for the purpose of  saving the lives of British Columbia soldiers.   The principal items  to be provided will be special  surgical instruments, X-ray apparatus and powerful motor ambulances;  the latter to convey  the  wounded soldier from  the  battle line jto the hospital in the  quickest possible  manner,  and  the former to enable the surgeons  in charge jto quickly, and painlessly determine the extent and  nature of jhis injuries, to locate  bullets and shell splinters definitely; thus enabling their extraction with a minimum loss of time  and the least amount of suffering  to the soldier.  "Many lives have already been  sacrificed because such apparatus  was either lacking or inadeq\iate  in amount to enable all the  wounded to receive its benefits'.  Many of our boys will fail to return unless such equipment is  provided. It must not be forgotten that the saving of out-  own soldiers is just as important  as the destruction of the enemy  troops.   ,  "It is estimated that at least  $25,000 will be required to meet  the exigencies of the case, and  the B. C. branches of the Red  Cross Society and the St. John  Ambulance Association have  combined their forces to direct  and stimulate the.raising of this  amount. All other patriotic organizations of the province will  join hands with us.  "All the money raised "will go  directly in aid of the work proposed. Not one dollar will be  spent in payment of rent or salaries, as the offices and everything  in them, from furniture to typewriter -ribbons are costing the  societies nothing, and the officers  are giving their'services 'gratuitously."  The Courier feels perfectly  safe in saying that the people of  Bella Coola .-will not. allow this  appeal to go unheeded. The  local W. C. T. U. which so efficiently in the past has advocated and solicited aid for__the  wounded, will take charge of this  campaign for the ,raising of  money to equip the Fifth Medical Army Corps.  In this cause  everybody can  join with voice and money. There  are some of our younger, people  and probably a few" others whe  are not possessed of cash~ but  they can help-by soliciting and  calling   the  attention   of   their  friends to this movement.    One  energetic young person can in  that way render better service  even than one w������ho contributes  liberally, in  cash..    Let   us   all  stand and work together for our  country's relief.  NO  ALUMluf'  READ  : -tub  LABEL  BAKSN&POWDER  Hon. W. J. Bowser "Points  With Pride."  In his reply to the charges  made in the pamphlet called the  "Crisis in B. C." our attorney-  general gives the government  credit for_astuteness in-selling  ment of such nature is insulting  to the intelligence and integrity  of the electorate.    He .forgot to  mention/ however, that for all  his seeming glee his sympathies  are with the speculators.    That  several   orders-in-council   have  been passed "to give the speculator a chance," by allowing him  to hold the land for an indefinite  length of time so he may be able  to realize a profit on the investment.    Our sympathies are also  somewhat in the same direction.  We are not devoid of sympathy  for the man who avails himself  of the opportunity the law gives  him to make profitable investments.   Even if these men live  in foreign countries they should  not be frowned upon .for investing their money in   promising  enterprises in this province; and  even if these enterprises are antagonistic to the true welfare of  the province yet if they are "legitimate we would not like to "throw  the first stone:"  But oiir sympathies do not extend to the men who pass legis  lation that deprives the-settler  from acquiring homes and a livelihood on the most fertile and  accessible lands of the province,  at a price that he can pay. . Our  sympathies do not extend to the  men who pass legislation  that  gives investors opportunities to  enrich themselves at the expense  of those who constitute the bone  and the sinew of the land.    Our"  to" the speculators  the  bulk of j sympathies do not .extend to the  the choicest agricultural crown |present administration that has  est provinces in Northeastern  France, where for many months  since her retreat from the Marne  she has carried on trench warfare, chiefly defensive. These  are her spoils, the twelvemonth  achievements of the vast military  forces she has for forty years  been training for the conquest of  Europe.  Germany has lost three million  men, approximately 5 per cent,  of her population.   She has lost  her island colonies in the Pacific,  her West African  possessions,  her fortified outpost of Kiaochau  ���������more than ia   miilion" square  miles of German territory and  mor than ten million people who  acknowledged, the German rule.  She has been- driy.en  from  the  seas,    The ships of her great  merchant  fleet   have< been  destroyed or have sought refuge in  her home waters or in neutral  ports.     Her foreign  trade has  been annihilated save for some  precarious   exchanges   through  the Baltic Sea'and the little trade  she carries oh  furtively across  the territory of neutral  neighbors.    Of her great and costly  navy only   submarines   are  at  large and active���������all theresthave  either been sent to the bottom  by her enemies or because of  fear of the enemy lies concealed  at Wilhelmshafen or Kiel.    And!  her submarine boats gain for her  no   military advantage;   they  merely harass the enemy without   diminishing   his    fighting  power.  These are Germany's material  losses. For a great nation they  are trifling; a few, peaceful recuperating   years   would  Mackay Smithy Blair & Co Ltd  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  WhoSesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF "PRIDE OF THE WEST" BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  MADE    IN    B. C.  Send for Catalogue  Prompt Attention Given Letter Ordc  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE <DRY GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B. C.  <$ Qault Brothers for over 60 years haoe successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  <J The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best west of Toronto  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-lo-Wear  MEN'S FURN1SHINCS  House Furnishings  CARPETS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  make,  them good.    What we may call,  lands in the province.. He fairly  gloats over the idea that "the  speculators have paid 50c an acre  as a first payment and now on  account of the depression are  unable to complete the payments.  The government, according to  his view, secured a lot of money  for nothing, and is to be commended for it.-  Of all the arguments a dignified government can bring in the  field to defend its actions this is  certainly the lowest; it is a confession of inability to defend itself, and the off ering of an argu-  passed acts of that kind. Neither  do our sympathies extend to the  men who. condone such legislation and support.an administration guilty of such acts.  The Reckoning.  The following trenchajit editorial from the New York Times  will be read with deep interest:  After one year of war Germany  possesses Belgium, Russian Poland where her immense armies  are battling mightily, is nearly  within her grasp, and she occu-  cupies a part of some of the rich-'  her normal loss is much greater.  It is beyond all measurement and  irretrievable. , The Germany of  the Hohenzollern is damned forever.   A- thousand years from  now the awful story.of violated  Belgium will be read by school  children in their history-books  as the children of today read of  Hun and Saracen.   A little more  than a year ago Germany was on  terms of real friendship with all  nations save for one or two that  harbored resentment for past,  or suspicion  of  future,  agressions.   Germany was respected  and admired for her marvellously  (Continued on next page.)  Spend Your Vacation in Bella Coola  where is found scenery unsurpassed  ^Mountaineering Amidst Eternal Snow*  GRIZZLY BEARS, BLACK BEARS,  Goats and Deer in abundance  The reward' o/a threedaui'hunt in naiurc't mlldi at Bitla Coola.  Trout in all the Stream. Camping in a Fine Climate  Mr. Fred Hendricks, who has  had a wide and varied experience  throughout the continent in search  of large and small game, offers  his services as guide and guarantees "game, or no pay."  Bella Coola can be reached hy  Union Steamship Co. 's stearin rs  from Vancouver every Thursday.  Two days' sail through sci-iu-ry  rivalling the coast of Norway. A  bus meets the steamer.  Modern Hotel accommodatibn, with hot and cold water, baths, etc., and  last but not least Guides that will "guarantee" game.  Write to F.Hendricks, P.O. Box63. ������etta Coola. B. C.a, lo Ihebetl time Io hunt the voriou, game  ''''������������������' ' ' ���������     '���������������������������,.  . . ������ ,   Braid's  CEYL,ON  ^iTEAIu;;  '������������������'"���������PACKED.'-   B V ������������������'���������>" ���������'  WMvBRAICl  acb.  TEA     I'ntPOHTKRS  VAKCOUVtfW,;   D.C.  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  Hoc  3������C  HOE  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICI  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  d. O.      LlieiOhSin     Leaves   Vancouver  every  Thursday at 11  p. m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 9 a. m.  S. " Coquitlam" and S. S. "Capilano" will sail  from Vancouver every two weeks, carrying Gasoline  and Explosives..  IlFA^nrrl n������r.FreiBhls' Fares ������'"' oth������r informal!  "    HX'r'J   mMdj St-  Vancouver; or Geo.  agent,  1003 Government St., Victoria.  on, apply I"  M<;Ghk<;<ik,  &*  HOE  PilllllHIIHilllMHIIilKII  Wfl*r������H**^r^'������v*   rr\  i-mJA, ���������������"������*��������� * ������Nt <&<%,*4*lrtt3fr^ | fW.KfcZ.u^SWv rftlfj.  m  ^���������V^'iiw.'iiwsi-A* ���������������fc..ji'it/*ii u A****- I915_  \W  r,fadvances in science, in in-  I' and in commerce.,; Sho  h������Str'I secure "Place among the  , #0w not one nation  K'has a friend^ feeling  if   . with the exception only  4,Aogtria and Turkey, two pow-  j������ such mean estate, that for  if, a century no country has  ^sopoor as to dothem rev-  Gee-Turkey, the land of the  \eakable, which wouldhave  effaced years ago but for  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  marvel at, but a standing menace  too near and dreadful  to be put1  up with. -.Germany iineon  Mjeen  tt'he  miserable immoralities of  Ike European concert, and Aus-  la long stagnant and decaying  jer the rule of a monarch as  Low, as selfish, and.as stupid  iGeorge the Third. -These are  Germany's allies, her friends,  ^jjshehas left. ,..;.���������>.��������� ;^ ;  |;The admiration and respect  irmany had won for herself  iave given way to .abhorrence,  I a great fear and a stern re  as men have tardily com  Worse Than This War.  ,������������������,..,,���������., "War is Hell." but it only  Germany not brought to h(lf.| a>m',H aL lnU'rvals. Canada has  senses, threatens the; peace and I "������W ''^ * huridred years of  security of all the nations of the!p������aC<;' (,UnnK which we could  world. So her neighbor nations  have resolved to conquer her, to  put it out of her power ever  again to cause blood to flow in  rivers as it has flown during this  prehended her monstrous designs  [against the world's peace and  freedom, and have witnessed the  ^believable savagery;;of the  methods by which .she seeks to  -|in her ends. ; But most of all,  ien have been appalled by the  Stent and completeness of her  arations for war.:'; History  no precedent for it, nor any  i tale of millions of -people  Under a rule that directed- their  Jery energy in the planned way  year of war.  They are going to do it. They  are going to conquer Germany  and put her mad rulers under  such restraint that her people  will have the opportunity they  have never been able to conquer  for themselves to put Germany  under the rule of reason.  It is only by regeneration, by  a new birth of freedom, that  Germany can recover what sh<  has lost. The odium of the gigantic war, ��������� of the deluge o!  blood poured out. to insure the  ''free hand" to ignoble Austria,  will not attach to the German  people after they have once subjected to their will and theii  commands the responsible authors of the crime. It is only in  that way that Germany can recoup her moral losses, can regain her place in the sunlight of  the world's respect and friendship.  It is "easy to convince yoursell  rtomake them more efficient for that your troubles are greater  -butchery.   It is a spectacle to .than those of other people.  A feu) lines u'c specially  recommend  Duerrs  -  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  -���������-Biscuits  Griffen & Skelleys  famous gold and  si I vorbar  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  r  J.W.Peek&Co.Ltd.  Manufactur rs 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  *\  have, and would have developed  much more rapidly only lor the  liquor traffic. There is no peace  time and no rest from its onslaughts. Truly where war kills  thousands, this traffic kills tens  of thousands, as I shall show.  Day and night it goes on killing  and wounding quite as really,  though with less, display than  war, and still many otherwise  good people act as if they were  perfectly indifferent.  If we should lose five thousand  men in this war, everyone would  feel that Canada had received a  set back that it would take year.5-:  to recover from. Eut we lose  that many every year through  drink, calculated on a five pei  cent, basis. Does it seem extravagant to say that five thousand lose their lives through drink  in Canada every year? That is  calculated on only half the percentage that is allowed for th(  United States, and Britain is certainly within the mark. What  an immense number of strong  men Canada has lost through  drink during her hundred years  of peace���������probably not less than  two hundred thousand, to say  nothing of the poverty, crime  and other evils that follow in its  train.  it has been calculated that  Russia with her prohibition of  the liquor traffic would, in ten  vears, save as many men as it is  likely she can lose in this war,  md the people would be rich and  prosperous at the end of that  time. With a prohibitory law,  well enforced, Canada -could in  one year save five thousand and  almost empty the jails and poor  houses and bring such prosperity  as we have never known.  If these calculations are correct, surely it is time that we  did something effective. Must  we forever look helplessly on at  the ruining of our country.  H. Arnott, M.B., M.C.P.S.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  C������ mL MIN1NG KIGHTS of the Dominion, in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Albekta.  the YUKON 1 KRKITGItY, the NoftTH-WEST TEHKI-  ToKits and hi a portion of the I'KOVINCE of  HKiTisn Columbia, m;ty he. leased for a term of  twenty-one yearn at un annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,rm acres will be leased  to one auiJliiv.iit.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Ajjent or Sub-Agent  of the diatiict in which the rights applied for  are situaud.  Jn surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  ���������hach application must be accompanied by a  tee of 15 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable out-'  PUVt the ",!nc at the rate of five cents r>er t������r'-  < I'erscm operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  are nor. being operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lea?t- 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 rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application Hhould be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. COUY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. U. Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������3GC90.  / heMason & fiischPiano  of to-day Will make plain our  prioilcge to state with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  'SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  3  I  BUSINESS CARDS  tfT Let us attend   your Victor Record  jJ  mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  sgjgnagBja;:  GEOrTKKY K. BuilNETT     D.' J. MCGUGAN  C.E.. B.C.L.S.. U.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.  P. 0. Box 8b6. Telephone 232.  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,  sendiiig balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  >4 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  O  hoe:  D  To Ensure a "Good Catch"  Get One of the Famous  ���������J  R������al cof.ee refinement is found  in  Nabo  Coffee  Recommended jiiuI *>l'l >'>  all iriwrl tfroct-rs.  45c  Full Totnid Tin  .,_���������  T/ie Church Militant.  Instead of giving one machine  gun, or two machine guns, or a  dozen machine guns, or any definite number of machine guns to  the men at the front, the members of the congregation of St.  Matthew's Anglican Church of  Ottawa, have decided to contribute a steady stream of machine  trims--one machine gun every  month as long as the war lasts.  The members pledged them-  selvrs to contribute the funds  ,-���������,. this regular supply of ma-  rhi|U, ,,-uns, and elected a com-  inittee to carry out the details  of the plan.    Value of Cow-Testing.  Co operation among producers  is of great value along all lines  ���������f lu-tier farming methods, but  it is especially beneficial to dairy-  ine-_    Co-operation originated in,  tlu.'dairy countries of Europe.:  an(, u  has   worked wonders in;  ',vvolutionizing the conditions of  |h<l farmers in the formerly im-  pi,a.,ish,d   lands   of   Holland,,  ni.nrmirk and Channel Islands.    ;  Organisation is essential to the  fa,.... of the American farm-  ������������������'hJH  has  been  proved by  |lu. ,,,-operative elevator, the co-  ���������-���������ntimi,'(l on ,.a,,e 1. column 2.)  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Best Fishing Tackle  3ELLA COOLA, B.C.  Father Duncan's Rule at End.  The U. S. government has decided to take over the management of the Mellakahtla village  in Alaska where Father Duncan  has reigned supreme for so long.  Me will not be ousted from the  colony, but will be forced to surrender control to the government. The aged leader is bitterly opposed to government interference; but it is felt the future  well-being of the Indians demands that the government assume the management of the  colony.  ] CCH [  ] [  \X7HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \jfc7HAT person so independent?  \)L/HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of   the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are  independent;  they are strangers to hard times.  '"THE REASONS for this  enviable  condi-  ���������"���������   tion of affairs  are   obvious to  anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  The land is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. The climate is mild and enjoyable ; long warm summers with sufficient  rainfall and mild-winters make for excellent crops.  Large and small fruits, garden and field  crops are grown to the best advantage.  This fact was established at the Prince  Rupert exhibition last year when farm produce from Bella Coola Valley carried away  over twenty first prizes.  DELLA COOLA and the surrounding  ���������"���������"^ country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  r__!  @  <���������)  The  Best  Known  and   Popular  Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or In cylinders  IMPERIAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  - <>������^-o������^>{-������ ���������  we  ei*S   .   ,in-TTI ������������������������      ���������II      I       H������l������l"  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Yeak *'-������9  Six Months   0.7:>  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Yeau  $1-50  Unitep Kingdom ano the Continent.  One Yeak $1-00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name ���������-..<;.....  P. O  V   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed  . A  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, August 28, /9 J  IOE  Subscribe  for the  Courier  i      ���������     ,*  ONEfiOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainjand coast between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance* of six hundred miles.  fi  It will be to your interest to , ^eep well in-  ormed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. 'No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to let slip the opportunity of increased  sales that public advertising brings.  Value of Cow-Ter.ting���������Continued  s  operative creamery, and the cooperative cow-testing associations.  The co-operative cow-testing  associations are revealing some  wonderful facts to the farmers  and dairymen who have become  members. In fact, the results  are so surprising to the owners  of the herds under test that  every cow these men see is looked  upon with suspicion. They immediately begin to calculate on  the cow's ability at the pail and  wonder if her real value is hidden beneath the veil of skin and  flesh; ���������  If anyone doubts the value of  the cow-testing association -he'  needs but have a talk with the  members.    In one of the Iowa  Testing Associations a 75CT-pound  butter cow was discovered. Thi%  record was made on a renter's  farm, where conditions were b\  no means ideal.    The  herd  of  which this, cow is a-' member receives a good ration and is^given  the best possible care under the  conditions.     The  herd  average  during the past year has  been  9,697 pounds of milk and 341.S  pounds of fat. - Accurate records  kept on the feed show that the  needs of the cows were studied  very closely.    The average cost  of feed per cow during the year  was $46.12 and the  net profit  $72.22.  ��������� The herd at the present-time  consists mainly of grade Hol-  steins and a few pure breds. A  pure bred sire has been used for  the past six years and the re:  cords mentioned are the result  of a consistent system of breeding up..    When  this  work  was  started the herd, consisted of  twelve cows of ' promiscuous  breeding. The unprofitable animals were eliminated as soon as  they were apprehended and the  best cows kept for foundation  stock.  In addition to the excellent records made, the herd was gradually increased in number until,  today it consists of more than  forty head of large, strong and  productive grade Holsteins.  The Fire Hazard  Members of the W. C T. U.  Entertained.  Mrs. B. F. Jacobsen entertained the members of-the local W.  C. T." U. on Thursday last. This  branch of the society has done a  great deal of work along the line  of raising money in aid of the  Red Cross Society at Vancouver*  ft is the intention of this organization to devote considerable of  their time to Red Cross work  during the coming winter.  DEAL ESTATE booms in the  cities ha/ve come and gone.  People are beginning, to flock to  the country!. The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities for all. Did not  know, is no excuse. Investors  should keep posted on developments by reading the "Courier."  Pluinlijfgg  We buy from the"Factory and  sell to YOU direct. Largest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto. Let us quote you.  KYDD BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  oh Printing  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  DUILD UP YOUR HOME  ��������� TOWN. Do not talk���������support home ; industries ��������� talk is  cheap. The best way -to show  that you are in earnest is to  practise it. ���������  Support the "Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  ���������������������������TTTI   lllUfMIMH  Courier  $1] a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELfcA COOLA, B. C.  "THE two principal reasons  .t why you should buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc., are:t  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND��������� -,  They are the only  brands produced in  B. C. under govern-  in snt inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  Lawn Party.  Mr.   and  Mrs. B.  Brynildsen  entertained a host of theirneigh-  bors and friends at their residence on Thursday night.    The  occasion was in the nature of a  farewell party in recognition of  the   departure   of   Birger  and  Alger Brynildsen for Vancouver,  where they will spend the fall  and winter attendinghigh school.  Guests to the-number of about  fifty gathered as the shades of  evening   began  to   fall.     The  young men  and  maidens were  very soon busy playing games  about the house.    In the soft  light of the moon hidden behind  the mountains and the light of a  few lanterns,' the flitting forms  of the girls in white and the men  in more sombre hues made a very  pleasant spectacle.     The older  members could riot restrain themselves altogether   from   taking  part in the merriment going on,  but joined in heartily whenever  they found the discussion of the  topics of the  day  to languish.  The still air, pleasantly cool, and  the cloudless sky made for perfection as near as that can be  obtained.     When the midnight  hour   drew  near a  repast was  served, and then after singing  the national anthem and sundry  outbursts in the way of song and  Victoria. Aug. 26.���������The minister of Lands is,in receipt of telegraphic advices covering the fire  situation  during  the last week  throughout the province,   With  the exception  of the Hazelton  and   Prince   Rupert   Districts,  where rain has made the position  comparatively secure, the weather has been  hot and dry, and  very favorable to outbreaks of  fire.    In the Tete Jeune division  all fires have been extinguished  with the exception of one north  of  Berg   Lake,   Mount   Robson  Park, and   intermittent   strong-  winds add to the task of the firefighters.      From  Fort   George,  Nelson and Cranbrook districts,  reports show that all fires have  been extinguished or under control, without serious damage being done.    The  hazard  in  the  Lillooet section is great owing to  occasional   strong,   winds,   and  similar conditions prevail in the  Kamloops district.    Twenty-five  thousand  feet, of   timber were  burnt as a result of   two outbreaks in the Kettle Valley, and  six other fires were  fought in  the Vernon forest district.   Intensely hot and dry weather accompanied by light winds from  the south was responsible for an  exceedingly dangerous situation  in the Vancouver district, where  no 'fewer   than   48   fires were  fought, the area burnt over being  approximately' five   thousand  acres, principally slash.    Much  damage was done to property,  including   destruction   of   two  houses in the Fraser Valley and  and cabins in Burnaby and North  Vancouver.   The fires at Gordon  Pasha Lake  and   Siamond  are  burning fiercely and beyond control, but the" efforts of the fire-  fighting crews have  been successful with   these exceptions,  and   further   damage   averted.  The   western   division   of   the  Island forest district reports no  fires, but there are several fires  around   Parksville,   one serious  outbreak  near   Courtenay,  and  two on  Denman Island,  which  are being fought.     Fires on the  islands   between   Nanaimo and  Ladysmith are under control.  With the drying up of vegeta  tion and the lack of rain, the fire  cheers, indicating the good feel-1 hazard is increasing, and only by  ing prevalent, the guests dis-j dint of the utmost care and pre-  persed for their respective' caution with fire will destruction  homes. I of life and property be avoided.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bagf now  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Merchandise  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP. HEATING AND- COOK STOVES  /  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������    ������-.  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospectors/ Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the moft suitable articles are kept at prices that  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stains  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  Best Goods���������Lowest Prices���������Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  \mmmMmmrnim  *-i*ttf.+<W lAfJif  fe**^^ i^^wli ZZZI21^'uZZ>^Z^Ti^Z^ZJl^-.  ���������W>'W.(i("<   ������������������    WW ������J|&fA���������������?**-**!*.

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