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 2  ^3?  ������������������*������,  fella Coola presents a good  opening for a bank.  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled by Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Hagensborg Observatory.  Extremes of Temperature for the week  ending Nov. 16, maximum, 42; minimum, 31.  Rainfall for same period 0.84.  * VOL. 1���������NO. 13 ,.  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1912.  $ 1.00 a Year  w^m&&.  -/  ^p^IritishAlfdrs^.  i*^Na%^'0onated  naturalization Act Ml  an?  England and Germany Favor Peace  Situation Somewhat  Relieved  ^Mlso Receive Attention-  " '.     ' ' .)pttawa.T���������The constitutional as-  '   ' ;UJpect,,of permanent co-operation  , v^jt^fi' Great Britain in naval de-  f^'l^^Se will  be questioned in an  r'^^^^Sndment to-the address.   The  , '^IfSndment will'be moved by A.  ' - ������������������'*'^mf&ILondou, member for Yamas-  < V'.^p&nd is'as follows:     -  , '.Mlfe^&t all times to adopt effective  '���������;V-������^ures for the defense of Can  J^^nSm..  as a self-governing colony  >TV i^iSKler the British crown, but we  CT  ar-  i������  ict  id  out  rly  ot"  or  *t -:;Kff^������ nevertheless of the opinion  g|������������iwt the parliament of Canada is  vftSftli justified in imposing upon the  f'^'T2|M>ple of Canada obligations for  general defense of * the em-  as long as,J under the exist-  ^MW'' constitutional  relations1 be-  ^Sggjeen .Canada and  the United  ^/^^.ngdom^and his majesty's gov-  ^^frnment,. which is solely respon-  ��������� -fiSSible to the people of the United  :; j^CTjIgdom, retains exclusive-con-  ;'lf������ and   direction   of  imperial  **" ^"ald international affairs.'-'  ,   '     -s Major Curre,NorthSimcoe, will  r ,. ^iiitroduce a   bill   this   week   to  'I' fc V.ijijmend the.naturalization act in  '"' If X' Such a way that a man can not  London���������Tension in the Balkan  crisis is sensibly relieved by the  news, that the peace plenipotentiaries are continuing their negotiations, and that Great Britain  and Germany are working actively to secure a peaceable settlement between Austria and Servia.  According to one Constantinople report, the difficulties in the  way of arranging a formal armistice are so great that the negotiations are taking a form of  seeking a basis for peace.  The danger of the re-opening  Austria and Russia  On Better Terms  Attorney General  Liable Says Well-  Rupture Averted  St. Petersburg, Nov. 27.���������Apparently a rupture- between Austria and Russia has been averted,  or at least postponed. The audience which the Austrian ambassador, Count Thurn, had with  the Emperor yesterday probably  has had something to do with this.  It is pointed out that neither  Russia nor Austria wishes to fight  ever a port in the Adriatic, and  chat as long as the two governments are able to discuss the situation in a .friendly spirit, the  risk of war is slight.  But the possibility of another  J. W. DeB. Farris Renders  Opinion to Vancouver Sun  S. S. Ghelohsin docked here  Sunday about 3-30 p! m. Among  the passengers for this port were  Mr; and Mrs Draney and daughter, of Namu; Messrs E. Frank,  Hughes,   J.. W. Gornett,  G.  A.  It has been suggested that a  Debating Society be formed in  | the town.  We are asked to invito all interested to meet at the Mackenzie' School on  Monday next at  es.  ti������  WP ^#come a citizen of Canada until  |^$;-&   is   familiar   With -either   lhe  -   *������* Ci^ench or English language, and  9  ffcWyJStcoming a naturalized   citizen  ^^-ifjll "not be permitted to retain  ~ ^W������0e right to resume cUizensbiP  ^to������some f uture lime in the country  m which he came.  of hostilities, however, is still | estrangement is predicted should  serious. Apparently only an informal armistice of forty-eight  hours has been agreed upon and  it is reported that the Bulgarian  forces are' moving closer, to the  Tchatalja lines and entrenching  themselves in readiness to renew  the attack.  France to Reduce Duty  on Canadian Wheat IH. S. OJEMENTS AD-  VOCATES REFORM  That Attorney-General Bowser  by his action in setting aside certain sections of the criminal code  of cCanada, reversing the judg-j Mr. Roy Collard  ment of magistrates and rendering thei r decisions worthless, arid  by admittedly discriminating  in favor of a certain class of  criminals, by .counselling minor  officials of the department of justice not to receive those criminals  into custody at provincial jail'institution's;,., has laid himself open  to legal proceedure through provisions of the very code he has  Woodland and our Constable F.; 7:so p. m., when the matter can  be discussed. -  Broughton.  The outgoing passengersinclu-j,:. ~~      ~      : ������������������. ���������.'"-.':.',.."  ded Mrs J. W. Macfarlane and!    Mr. F. W. Renworth, formerly  one of the best known "men of  the grip" in Northern British  Columbia, but now the most up-  to-date retail dealer in high class  Mr. J. W.-Corriett, of the well  known firm of Ames, Hqlden, Mc-  Cready,r- Ltd., of Vancouver, is j footwear in Prince Rupert, writes  Austria refuse Servia access to I violated, was the opinion rendered  ^ George W. Ross  I Elected Senate  %���������������  ������fi  .*,1*Ottawa. ���������At a caucus of the  v' X$8embers of the senate Sir George  VjwS Ross, former Liberal premier  1 (Jail's. , .....       ., .  ; iMHDntario, was chosen leader in  ������th|. upper house to succeed the  VlatS;Sir Richard Cartwright. His  ���������chief rival for the post was the  the Hon. H.; Bostock, of British  Columbia, who secured twenty  i votes as against twenty-five cast  ' $tor Sir George.  general expectation, was  'i#ftiat the leadership would go to  :|Menator , Bostock, but Senator  |^?p|vss developed unexpected  \f lirength. -Neither of the candidates was in attendance at the  .    caucus..;, ��������� '..;..' '.'.'���������'���������'  Ottawa���������Advices have been received at the department of trade  and commerce that the press of  France is urging upon the government a reduction of duty upon  wheat entering France, owing to  the fact that a large crop in the  northern part of France has. not  ripened well, and that it will be  necessary to import a larger  quantity of Canadian hard wheat  than usual, in order to: provide  the quality of dour which French  bakers are accustomed to.  The departme n t is ad vised from  Paris that the present position  indicates that ^reduction of duty  is to be expected during the pres-  ent session.  the Adriatic' In such event,  public opinion may prove too  strong for the government to resist the claims of the slavs, and  if Austria should resort to arms  against the Servians, the war  feeling here is likely to assume  dangerous proportions.  0  Potlatch at Bella Bella  A.potlatch attended by some  even: hundred Indians took place  ffjfet Bella-Bella" last week, over  1    '"'$6,500 being distributed among  the guests.    The Bella Bella in-  dian band under the direction of  Prof. Nurnberg'er, of Vancouver,  provided excellent music.  British Firm to Buy Out  Kelly, Douglas & Co.  LEA & PERRIN SAID TO BEAT HEAD  'OF ENGLISH SYNDICATE.  Ottawa���������H. S. Clements, member for Comox-Atlin, B. C, gives  notice of the follow ing resolution:  "That in view of the large  areas of excellent agricultural  lands in British Columbia at present unoccupied and undeveloped,  immediate action should be taken  by the government to encourage  agriculture by assisting actual  settlement on such lands, and also to"establish a number of small  experimental farms in British  Columbia,, particularly in the  northern portion of the province.  "The government should take  immediate steps to revise the  present Indian regulation in British Columbia, with the idea of  establishing in that province  more industrial schools, and also  more systematically and thorough-  to The Sun recently by ! three  leading lawyers in -the city, who  declared that a maximum penalty  of seven years imprisonment was  provided by law for any-one-guilty of the^aboveoffenses.      , ',.-,  CrookednessJ-cussedness, crazi-  ness or conceit, 'were the only  four reasons to which Mr. J. W.  DeB. Fa r r i s, the well-known  criminal lawyer, could attribute  Mr. Bowser's remarkable action,  although he declared in favor of  the latter theory as most applicable to the attorney-general.  registered at  the   Grand View  Hoteh ; -,������������������������������������  ��������� VMr. Cornett is returning'from  the North after visiting various  points as far as-Aldemere in  Bulkeley Valley, and following  his custom is spending a week  with the Bella Coola;merchants.  Speaking of Bella Coola Mr.  Cornett says: i '  "I have the greatest faith in  this place and firmly believe th at  it is destined to become the deep  sea port of the Northern Pacific  Coast I; am greatly surprised  at the development that has taken  place since my last vjsit in July."  us a congratulatory letter and  encloses his subscription to. the  "Courier.'''". .���������.; '^/i'.\ '-./..;'^.  Mr. Ren worth has many friends  in Bella Coola who will -be pleased  to hear that he is in business for  himself and doing extremely well.  COMING!  Dr. W. J. Quinlan, Dentist  OF PRINCE RUPERT  Will visit Bella Coola and Hagensborg for several weeks, arriving  '    about December 1st,  Mr. and Mrs Chas. Draney and  daughter, of Namu, ,are the  guests of Mrs. J. Clayton.  Joseph Martin Enquire  London.���������Mr. Joseph Martin,  in the House of Commons on No'.v.  23, asked Premier.Asquith if he  had seen the statement in the  speech fro in the throne in the  Dominion House to the effect.that  certain naval disclosures were  made to the Cahadian ministers  on their recent-'visit to London,  which had made it imperative  that the naval forces of the Empire should be-strengthened ; if  so, was the Canadian Government  warranted in coming to that conclusion?  Coupled with that query was  another from the Liberal member  for East Endiburgh, who wished  to know why such an announcement as the one the Duke of Con-  naught had been made if, as was |  Messrs E. Frank and Hughes  are combining business with  pleasure, the former gentleman  investing in townsite property,  while his associate enjoys some  good hunting. They are the  guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. F.  Jacobsen."   ������������������   .'��������� : r.  The Christmas entertainment  at the Indian Village has been  arranged to take place on Monday 'the.. 23rd. Judging by-past  years the festivities will be well  worth witnessing and all are  welcome to attend.  Anyone desirous of assisting  the promoters of the above entertainment can do so by leaving  a small cash contribution at the  Courier office.  Mr. Murray, of Mackay Smith,  Blair & Co., and Mr. Garratt, of  J. W. MacMaster & Son, both of  Vancouver, called here Sundayin  passing on the S. S. Chelohsin.  Both gentlemen report trade very  brisk at the different coast ports  visited. "   ."  Involving, the .entire business 1  , ''    , u 11 r    I reported, the-relations of Britain  ly develop-the preserves held, forilcpu11-'  ���������   ',      ' .,      . ,  ���������       i with the foreign powers still-re-  Indians, in order to furnish them.      . ,.-.   ,,.-   ,    ,  111         '                                           -j mained of the friendliest charac-  witK a higher standard of educa-; tev  COMING! COMING!!  If you iiavo soro, wonU, tlrod eyoo or  havo poralsiont beadachoe or nervous conditions, or nood' porfoctiy  fittod glasses consult  DR.  INMAN  Eyo Specialist of Vancouvor and  ��������� Prince Runort.  BY SPECIAL REQUEST  HE  WILL  BE  IS  OCEAN -FALLS-November 30lh.  BELLA COOLA-December 1st to 8th.  premises, stock and holdings of [tional facilities than theyatpres-j    Mr. -Asquith's reply was purely  the well-known wholesale grocery  and commission firm of ������������������Kelly;  Douglas & Co., in New West-  en fc possess, j non-committal.    lie said that a  "That the niember's.of the civil j memorandum had been prepared  service in-British  Columbia arc;at the express \yif.;h of the Cana-  'at present receiving salaries that;dian Government^ which defined  Mr. G. A. Woodland, representing the Imperial Oil Co., of  Canada," is in town on business.  Mr. Woodland expressed himself as agreeably surprised at  seeing such a thriving and progressive community.  In studying  minster, Victoria and Prince liu-, ,..���������....   ��������� ���������       ,,    w:;v^'^^'Vai^-^eW^&d^^^  pert, as well.as the big plant-in^"^���������������������������--���������^- ^���������;���������*-������������������"; ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������;:    ','. ; ,.' .    ,   : ,\ ,,    T . ,1,    , ���������..,',-���������'  ������������������    ���������'���������      ! fare, considering Lho high coat.01: i.oftiii!>n adopts! hy the rmpenaljley he is satisfied tnat. with trans  .Vancouver, a deal is now on for,. .... . ���������   , . !' .     r,., . , . .    . .,  . ' ; living in the province; and imme-^Governmtnt.    ilus wovila be laid  the transfer of the entire assets!diate 9teps should bc taken by;before the House without delay,  of the firm to an English syndi- \ the government to substantially j but it must first go before th.v  cate for the sum of $1,500,000.     ' increase the salaries now paid." 1 Canadian Parliament.  Mr.   Percy   Gadsden - arrived  back in town on Monday night  after a hard interior trip, of over -  a month's duration; ;':;  "Mr." Gadsden makes a business  of locating settlers on choice  agricultural lands and has never  yet failed to give entire, satisfaction.  Rev. E. A. Hage, formerly  pastor of the Lutheran Church :at  Hagensborg, and now residing'  at Govan, Saskatchewan, writes:  "It was quite a surprise to us  to receive the Bella Coola Courier.  The publishing of this paper is'  evidence of the progress of Bella  Coola and I heartily congratulate  the management on their undertaking and wish them every  success. .  "As a former resident of Bella  Coola, I read, with deep.interest,  of the developments of the district recorded in your columns."-  port facilities as predicted, there  is an era of greater prosperity in  store for the   people   of   Bella  i Coola.  The contract for the building  of the addition to the hospital has  been alloted to Mr. Ed. Wheeler,  who intends to commence work  right away.  Whether the erecting of. this  addition is, or is not, good policy  is a question which time will decide, but the contract is in capable hands and good work will  result.  r U is -3^  BELLA  COOLA COURIER  Saturday, December 7,   1912  .The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  viiz Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  - SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year./..'..' , *l<������������  C Monti* ..; ���������'    07ii  3Mont}W....:..'.    ������'50  ���������United States  1 Year,...: ���������  $1-50  United Kingdom  1 Year../ '    $?'*������  Subaciipticn.* payable in advance.  WEST..INDIAN QUESTION  Q>4BgaMH9a������<0>  G. C.JH.L.  I tenced to terms of imprisonment |0>������M������������tO'������llw . m - .     ^.axtat       A Ml^  I are. by. common cogent, tamed J        THE   PANAMA   CANAL   AND  I a way' a^d   their   commitment  papers trodden under foot!  Is it surprising -that the darts  of sarcasm, of all right-minded  people should'be directed towards  the Attorney-General.  The following paragraph of-an  editorial in the Prince Albert  Times is evidence enough of our  ���������unenviable reputation."  "And why?   Is the Attorney  <o  Daring the last year or two,  oh the south, they form almost a  there has from time fo time arisen complete chain protecting the  some recurrent discussion, on the j approaches to the Panama Canal,  possibility   of   effecting an  ex  -bangeof territory between Great and supporting point  and have Jamaica as their central  re  Subscribers not receiving their copy  Qerer0i������s    department    actually  -rulaflv Please notify the management  uta-WeJ l  at once.   Changes in aadress scoufci ce  sent in ss soon &s possible.  Ton Auvefctisi-.-i  flAiss,  Awly at  Ox-fciOfa. ,  To CoBR^SfOHDENTS-NoletterawiU be Pcb''������^  in tr*Couri,?r*jccept oyer the writ*r jsisrnatHre.  The iMiHorrre3''rvos thfe right to reiua* ������>udii-  cUion of any Jetter. Ah manuscript at wntct a  rtoic.   / ' ,   Vjtncwwer OSes 7 - 317-323 Camirie St  '* j&tlus pnpwlt jsuprema fHt Ira-"  SATURDAY, DEC 7, 1912.  NOTICE  ?J    ."r.  Forjhe information of our. readers  ' an$iri rcply;to numerous enquiries  that%a?e'Reached bur office? n>e  ������������j| iosiatethat the "Courier" is  owne$and;cdntrolied by the Bella  Xolla<PublishmgCo.;Ltd.     V ^  Altstock.of the Company is held  "byr������persons; connected   with   the  1 management - and directorate, all  of h>hbm are} old-time residents of  fBelld Coola. *  '   .   - ; . \-  ������\Vr.*- -V'  ,      ?Such aReputatpn!  M}'~,: '''';;tH|:^m"iiiis^atio-n%f "jpitice  k.if<���������'. * '1 *   under .the '^department of'" the  V;'/At^rney^enerai of^BritisH Co-  V    Lumhia has 'become*' &:bye-word  protecting- loose women, or are  Britain and the: United States,  the proposal being that the former shotild cede a portion of her  the 'interests that ,own houses in West Indian possessions, for the  th* notorious districts so power- area known as,the Alaskan Panhandle, which latter intervenes  between a portion of Northern  throughout the Dominion.- ' >-..-,  Despite.the large" sums of  money spent' bstensively ' in at-  temptinghis capture, Gun-a-noot,  wanted for murder committed  some three years 'ago,' still enjoys, freedom.  The two indians, Moses Paul  and" Paul Spintlam, also wanted  for;: murder, gave the various  po3Bes such' ah w interesting' time,  that all efforts to capture' them  have been-abandoned, and they  are:free to pose as living monu-  "mehts, advertising to their dusky  brethren, the inefficiency of the  department of justice.  Somewhere in the foot-hills of  the Coast Range, lurks' a white  -man, who fatally shot a relative.  This happened-in the .heart of  civilization.  According to reports Gun-a-  noot has recently visited the  camp of white men in- the far  north.  Moses Paul, disguised as a  klootchman attended the annual  fair in his native town. So much  for his fear of the strong arm of  the law.  .True, the country is mountainous, and few white men care to  follow a murderer into the mountain fastnesses. But should not  thi3 fact be an additional reason  making obvious the need of a'  well organized and thoroughly  equipped force of police.  Do we want to be known abroad  as. a people who tolerate law  breaking"? . Yet the fair name  of British Columbia is already besmirched in this respect, and the  . responsibility for this must rest  with the Attorney-General alone.  The jails of thei province are  inadequate, so the women sen-  ful as to be able to swerve Mr.  Bowser's department from the  straight and narrow path?  ',;One would like to fancy the  McBride ' ministers ' too anxious  for the safety of the Empire to  give their attention to the administrative business, but that  is hardly possible. Left to themselves the well oiled wheels -of  the departments would run without a hitch,-and no departmental  head, police, magistrate, crown  counsel.'of' jail warden ; would  dare to set .so .unconstitutional-a  precedent as" to , interfere with  the course of justice .and public  order." ���������      , -   -  "It is a welL established fact  that, the   provincial   police   in  British Columbia has been of late  years .absolutely demoralized' by  'the<appointment of officers, who  have every qualification for'their  jobs, except the" necessary ones,  and :it is for' this reason that  there are more known homicides  in\ that, province than in all the  others put together, despite,the  'the^organizedrnanhunt^in which  they have engaged from, time to  time.   -It' will.' be, remembered  ai'at'old'Bill Miner was picked up  ,by the mounted- police^ although  they were in a strange country,  and-that almost."every important  arrest has been'nnade as the results of the efforts of municipal  police   or   private   detective  agencies:"      '  - How long- is this condition of  things to continue unremedied? o  ���������Bella Coola has a provincial  constable, capable,as he is popular. The only, constable within  ������ ,radius of. 250 miles, and without a hprse he is responsible for  the lives and  property of the  British Columbia and the Pacific  Ocean.      .        c  Sundry .interested parties have  endeavored to show that our West  Indian possessions are no longer  of the commercial importance  that they - fprmerly were; and  further, that their geographical  position would naturally make  them tributary, to the United  States.      . *' ' r      '        r  , There is^ no* doubt that the latter country would like to see the  exchange effected, forjhe portion  of Alaskan territory in .question  is of no very great value to her,  while any of the'West Indian  Islands, would be an undoubted  acquisition.- '  In, view, however, of the approaching completion of the  Panama Canal, our West. Indian"  possessions-appear in a new ',asr  pect.;, *'... -\ff ,- / - 'v ''^'/",",  r Once ^ the canah is completed,"  these islands become of very  great strategical importance;'ex-,  tending as they do from the Ba-.  hamas on the north to Trinidad  ., Having jn view the immense  saving in distance of ocean routes  that the .canal will afford, it is  obvious that this route would become ,of vast importance in the  event of war breaking out between any of the great maritine  powers.  The control, therefore, of the  West Indian Islands, by any power  means, as a consequence, the control of ingress and egress to and  from the canal.  It is clear then that' the British  Empire, being as.it its, an essentially maritine power, must at all  costs maintain her hold upon any  and all, possessions, which conduce to the control of- this important ocean> thoroughfare:  We, in British Columbia, are  vitally interested in this question,  exposed as we are to attack from  the Pacific, and at the same time  separated, by such an immense  distance, from the great centre  of our naval power.  1  Even although a portion of our  province, may be shut out from  direct access to the shores of .the  P^cinc;'-we- should be far/sighted  enough, and sufficiently patriotic,  to, accept a. partial disadvantage  to* ourselves, for the good of- the  Empire as a whole.  Are You Interested  In Watches and  High-grade ������^  [nwrrT   T  ox/ *\   STERLING   SILVER-  |b, WLLLK Y   r    WARE in Canada.  ,        ...  , f , r.t������i������������   We carry a^ raes of qaahty Silver-  Then write for our Illu*trated Catalog      n        "J%, \   _   .  which will be ������ent free to your addrea*      ^Q Tableware   and   tUUery as  well as Leather Goods, Brass  IF YOU HAVE TO BUY A  WEDDING PRESENT THIS FALL  ,    CONSULT OUR CATALOG  Goods and Rich Cut Glass.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD.  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Vancouver, B. C.  GEORGE E. TROREY  Managing Director  iMUMUUf  Our Hospital.  tEeJfs  exciw  Eraaci!  'wasse]  mm  "numerous settlers and, travellers  in this part of British Columbia.  Neither has he any place suitable wherein to keep a prisoner  awaiting trial, unless he offers  the hospitality of his own house.  Should-one or more of British  Columbia's all too numerous outlaws choose, for instance, Ana-  ham Lake for, a frolic, it would  probably be a week before news  could  reach  Bella  Coola,  then  probably to find our constable at  some other coast port within his  district.  What is-required in Northern  British Columbia is a mounted  force of picked men having knowledge of the country, each to  patrol a certain. section and so  keep in touch with the settlers.  Horse rustling and the like  would then soon "be a thing of  'the past.  As announced on the frontpage  the contract for the building of  an addition to the hospital has  been awarded, and the work is  to be completed by the 1st of the  'year."        r .   position.  , The decision" of the hospital  jDoard to erect an addition to a  building that has long been deteriorating from lack "of use, has  met with considerable adverse  criticism.  The residence adjoining the  hospital has been utilized merely  as.a lodging for the doctor in the  infrequent event of his deigning  to grace the town with his presence. ,   '      " . "  The doctor resides "at Hagensborg, ten'miles from the building  erected by the people; !%vith assis-  tance "both from the Dominion  and Provincial governments, for  the express purpose of his accomodation and that of any of his  patients requiring hospital treatment.  We learn, ��������� however, that the  hospital board has at last refused  to bear any longer the responsibility of keeping Dr. Cavana# -  in Bella Coola as a resident pV������v-  sician,, and has .consequently  called upon   hin> to resign his   |^lf.fi  .i        h '���������    ~l"        ������������������������   '    '     ***  i"   '* <���������  * ',i.  ' -i*  ' . . lith  !;?" < *  .wild n  (��������������� <��������� * \i  before'  claimsj  ���������n f thei^as  We can only assume that the  Board had contemplated this  step for some considerable time,  otherwise we cannot imagine how  its intention to erect an addition f  to an unused hospital could pos^f  sibly be justified.''   ,    . " *"'  We heartilv concur with the l^NB-  Board in its determination regarding the doctor,.and trust that it  will stand to its guns in this matter and see it through to the ever-  lasting benefit of Bella Coola. ffiSfliwws  Survey Party Leave*4;;���������;"'  R. Lowe, B. C. L. S., and J. H.  Gaine, who have "been employed  on the land survey in connection  with the Pacific & Hudson Bay  Railway, left on the last southbound Chelohsin.  ���������wMunrM  JOHN A. PAULINE DealerLn  GENERAL MERCHANDISE  Raw Furs Bought and Sold  Trappers' and Loggers' Outfits Supplied  Gasoline LauncBies for Sale or Charter  BELLA BELLA, B. C.  I  ii  W������ ARZ R8GHT TO THE FRONT WITH  QUAMTY, PROMPT SERVICE, R8GHT PRICES  Tine Clarke-Stuart Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  Rubber Stamps, Loose Leaf Devices and Billing Systems  TRANSITS, LEVELS, CHAINS, &c, and  everything tor the Surveyor and Architect  Instruments Repaired by our Experts     We Blue Print for You  For immediate shlpmont-SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT  OESKS, MAPS, GLOBES AND HYLOPLATE BLACKBOARDS  PRICES   AND   SAMPLES   ON    REQUEST  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.G., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN   .  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S'-Q 'VVWTITJRJF'^avcs Vancouver every Thursday at 11 P:m.  ��������� ^ .'Y ^Sir^leavesBeUa Coola Sunday uipruini   .  ���������  S S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  i    Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rnteB of Froiffhts, Fares and other information Apply to  Head Office, Carhall St.. Vancouver; or John Baiinsley,  1003 Government St., Victoria.  <m  u l  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON/BAY RAILWAY. 12  -       MW&r&y>  December 7,   19)2  BELLA   COOLA  COURIER  ai--=  Bella Coola in  ,1858-59  ���������I.���������  D  a  the  sed  llSi-  igh  111!  his  the  this  me,  now  tion  |h gold in small quanti-  ties|pWkeei1 discovered on the  ; '<^^feharlotte Islands in the  ' 3fipS|p' ^>e first real gold ex"  ''MSni in British Columbia did  y. $:feoc%uniu six years Iator-  ' '���������&'& year J 856, gold was discovered on the upper reaches of  the'Eraser River, in.the neighbor-  HqodS^uesnelle.  ."SSnews of thie'discovery  i|a|f^P'the outside world, the  exSpmlnt was intense. In San  ^ranci's|o the whole population  ;was sealed with an almost insane  irj<^rjfscll out and make all haste  ������$W gold*  fields   of   British  Numbers of the gold seekers  made their way up the valley and  on through to Quesnelle, although  many turned back home daunted  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  District of Coast-Range 3.  Take Notice that I, George Young,  of Bella Coola, occupation rancher, in-  tend to apply for permission to purchase  by the hardships of the trip.   The j the following described lands:  Commencing at,a post planted about  same can  be said of those who  chose the Eraser River route.  Numbered among these aspirants to fortune, were many lawless characters; gambling, drinking and their accompaning vices  were rife. Even into Bella Coola  large quantises of liquor were  imported and scenes of drunkenness were not uncommon.  TILLICUM.  20 chains in a northerly direction from  Edwards pre-emption on the eastern  shore and near the head of Lonesome  Lake, thence East 20 chains, thence  North 80 chains, thence West 20 chains,  thence along lake shore in a southerly  direction to point of commencements  GEORGE YOUNG.  Date, 26th October. 1912.     ~-  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  Land Notices  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  Hts  Gpiufnbsa.  ^Various routes werp used in this  ' ���������wild rush to get on the ground  before'C'all   the   most   desirable  clai^were taken up.  i'. ;'^W'th0llsailds chose the  5J%^eljRiver, white a goodly  1 'SSS-favored Bella Coola as  '������. "'the^fist and quickest route.  ' ' ;^Thllfears 1858-9 saw a great  4SSSm men with a sprinkling  "ol^^fn landed at Numamish,  the  arJ-  it it  mat-  iver-  three miles below the  ^.prggenv wharf,) where a small  ; [ isbttKent very soon sprang up.  ^^���������F^I|'hotel3 (save the mark)  W0'er^erected, the remains of one  ''-areS-io be seen. . Another was  alsc&BKlt on the present site of  Vtfmm  , ItKeWnnery.  ��������� ;-^,w4i~'_.   DISTRICT  OP COAST-RANGE III.  Takh Notice that Raiza McMillan of  Vancouver, B. C, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted about  20 chains distant and in a northerly direction from the south-west corner of  Section 5, Township 10, thence East 20  chains, thence South 20 chains, thence  West 20 chains, thence North 20 chains  to point of commencement, containing  40 acres.  RAIZA MCMILLAN.  Date, November. 16th. -1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3,  Take Notice that I, Kenneth F. Mc  Lennan, of Vancouver, occupation miner,  intend to apply1 for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  80 chainsin a southerly direction from  Edwards pre-emption to the east of Atnarko River, thence West 40 chains,  thence South 80 chains, thence East_40  chains, thence North 80 chains to point  of commencement.  KENNETH F. McLENNAN.  Date. 26th October, 1912.  ESTABLISHED  nor  HOE  HOE  H  HOE  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE 3.  Take Notice . that James Pearson  Wright, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation  logger, intends toapply for permission to  purchase the following described'land:  Commencing at a post planted about'  four miles distant and in a southwesterly direction from the western  extremity of Kwalcho ' Lake, thence j  South 40 chains, thence West 40 chains,  thence North 40 chains, thence East 40  chains to point of commencement, comprising 160 acres.  JAMES PEARSON WRIGHT.  Date 25th August, 1912. o  Dry Goods      Boots and Shoes  Hard  ware  oceries  enera  ere  handi  ise  czrnqn  rjoE  hoc  ZD  c:  iocrr~D  ZiO]  *\|������W  l^anfced to Purchase.  . H  byed  ;tion  Bay  uth-  DISTRICT OF COAST, RANGE 3.  Take Notice that I, Arthur F. Gothard, of Bella Coola, a farmer, intend to  apply  for permission  to  purchase the  wf .      ...        ,   following described lands:  'iWAMTVrO PURQHASE in vicinity of      Commencing at a post planted about  ;IV^%Uffi,Coolaabout 40 acres or loas land,   2 chains West from the South-East cor-  ^*W^glB$.1?' ati,tSbie ,0T vegetable rais-  ner of Timber Lease  43606, thence 40  \Hrf?g{itG,ve fall ascription, price and  cnain3 South, 20 chains West, 40 chains  * twggjsHo A. SMITH, 143 Wellington  North, 20 chains* East, West of Lot 16  DISTRICT  OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Annie Stockdale,  of South Gosforth, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the followingdeseribed land:  Commencing at a post planted 4 chains  East of the South-West corner post ot  Timber Lease 43606, thence 20 chains  South, 20 chains West, 20 chains North,  20 chains East, to point of commencement, containing 40 acres, more or less.  ANNIE STOCKDALE.  Dated ARTHUR P. GOTHARD,  September 1st. 1912. Asrent.  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  Bella Coola Land District.  DISTRICT OF COAST- RANGE 3.  Take Notice that Peter Carl Messick  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation logger,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted about  five and a half miles distant and in a  south-westerly direction from the western extremity of Kwalcho Lake, thence  South 40 chains, thence West 40 chains,  thence North 40 chains, thence East 40  chains to point of commencement, com-'  prising 160 acres.  PETER CARL MESSICK.  Dnte 26th AuifUBt, 1912.  FURS   BOUGHT  AND   SOLD  Surveyors', Loggers9 and' Pack-train  Supplies a Speciality  m  ^^smis^^fis?s������e^ss^spwsstimpim  *|ui>WJ*"������y *m**vjr*******  rfiilwl^������-|H*il^yffllWW  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  'StrSptJ Victoria  in   the   Bentinck   Arm,  containing  80  acres, more or less.  ARTHUR F. GOTHARD.  Dated August 80th. 1912.  DISTRICT OF COAST-RANGE III.  o  Take Notice that Annie K.Davies,  of Appleton, England, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  North-West corner of the South half of  the North-West quarter of the East half  of the South-West quarter of Section  13, Township 8.  ANNIE KENYON DAVIES.  Date, 17th Au������uat, 11)12.  ^  LTD., VANCOUVER, B. C  Wholesale  *.  imishing  ry isooes  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE 3.  Take Notice that George Henry!  Burt, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation;  logger, intends to apply for permission i  to purchase the followingdeseribed land: j  Commencing at a post planted about  two miles distant and in a south-westerly direction from the western extremity  of. Kwalcho Lake,thence South 40 chains,  thence West 80 chains, thence, North 40  chains, thence East SO chains to point of  commencement, comprising 320 acres.  GEORGE HENRY BURT.  Date 25th August; 1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  <>������BB������o-asa������o-anas������-(  ><amn  >���������������������<  i-ca&o+ma&o-mmwMB+o-mtar  F YOU intend Building let us estimate the cost of Construction for you  wTM^P^Materiala of aU Kinds       No extra charge for  Plans and Specificaiions Satisfaction Guaranteed  : CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS  BELLA COOLA        British Columbia  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that I, Hubert G. Hal-  ler, of Victoria, occupation Broker, intend to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  160 chains south of Lonesome Lake to  the east of the Atnarko River, thence  West 40 chains, thence South 80 chains,  thence East 40 chains, thence North 80  chains, to point of commencement.  HUBERT G. HALLER.  Date, 2Gtli Octobor, 1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Manufacturers   of  'Shirts,   Tweed   Pants,   Overalls,  Tents,  Hand Knit Sweater  Goods  and  ride of the West"  "53=:  &  SOLD     BY    ALL     FIRST    CLASS     MERCHANTS  ii  i!  /J  ~ss#  'r~-,-t ~ ���������--(������������������* ������������������'������������������ ���������'������������������ "���������! n���������T~   ��������� ���������j - ^* "j^-"* ^ *" ��������� ��������� ���������������������������^���������r,;-~-'^^hM������^i������i'Kfr>i"'^*i^'J*g  :B.:FILLIPIAeOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LVNilS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  ���������:������������������:������������������   ������������������"���������    .       .'    0.-. '.'"-. ."..     ���������  TEN ACRE FARMS-"A SPECIALITY  ^ Aftei a residence of 30 years I Have acquired  a thorough knowUdge of the whole coast of  Biitisli.'Columbia, and can give .reliable mfor-  ronvion of the diiftient resource's'at'almost any  point in this patt ol the ptovmce. All 'ui/omui-.  Hon strict!jj guaranteed.  \ ���������        B. HLLIP JACOBSEN, Bella Cooln, R G  <9  f^  "9  tr  ������e3?  Takis.NOTICB that.1, John A. Conkey  of Vancouvor, occupation lirokor, intend ��������� P  to apply for permission to.purchase tlie |S  following described lands: i"  Commencing at a post planted about. ||  1 1-4 miles in a soutlierly direction from]2  the junction of the Atnarko River and j-J  the East Fork, on the eastern shore unci j f  near the head of a small lake, thencjljj  West 40 chains, theuct: So<iih 80 chain:'., |  thence East 40 chains, thence North 80 '  chains, to point of commencement.  JOHN A. CONKEY.  Date, 2fith October, 1913.  W>-wa������^o-������Ba^<>-������3fiew-o-cEsa������-<)-s9ffi>o-ffl������������j������-< >-������ss������-<i<3CH><C!j-a3fl(5>-o-���������e^>(a >-������xas������-o ������eaB6-<C������ ������as^-o^sfia-c>-������a6a������-u-������aac:-{)-������iEfi*-o-UHiBv<>j  I?  1  ll  ������fij  i J  6   5  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that Au.eustir.e Marie  Hicklenton, of Bella Ccola, B. C., r.mr-  ried. woman, intends Io apply  for per-j-j  mission to purchase the following de- ; (;  ���������&er1bed'la������d6:.-   . "'      j 5  Commencing at. a post planted about- [ t  200 feet in a north-easterly direction;!  from the Indian salmon house situated \}  about 20 miles rp the Atnarko river. ! jj  thence West 40 chains, thence Soafh 20 I j  chains, thence East. 40 chains, ths-ncc  North 20 chains to point of commencement, containing R0 acres, :r.ot" o~ 1 ;���������:??..  AUGUSTINE MARIE illCKLENTON  DuU1, OuUilici- loth. 1;112.  6   ������  If*. \* &  WHY PACK YOUR OUTFITS FURTHER THAN- NECESSARY?  WE CA5?RY COftlPLETE l.!N������5 Or THi: TOLtCAfSMC Af BCI.LA COOJ.A PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS  DRY   GOODS CAMPERS   SUPPLIES  "HARDWARE ;    PACKERS   REQUISITES  HAY   AND   GRAIN  i,    (x  i  I  Li  t   X  li  ������  ���������%  i^  IS *"&  -���������������>^rhil&  mei'caiiUEc  a.GENSBORG  ***>���������  12    mi..Z3    FRO-SS    SEt-i-.l   CDOS.G,    ^m    o:i   D5:1'-:cr   ROJTS   TO   "f}li   tNTESlGC?  i   i  \J  "-ffMltyf/T   ���������A'l,)'"''l,P'"wl'J1J'" ^t������S*3m������JB*W"'������"*  1***<*BW#M  fc*5������  M  m  BELLA COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, December 7, /9/j  8K  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  '���������,V  -v-  1 ,f   *������  V  ^-'ES  loi  .'flf  ;,./���������'  1 l^  -     1 ' V   ,/  /'/, V  tf  '^l  ir  ���������V'','   ,v     '  ���������31'--     .'J  '(I  - ]J  to '  I  V?  \  moc  DIC  .t,    1  1 1 <���������  ,     1/      H'  ������lV$, ^  A������       if1  ���������'i  ies' am  Ql  iidreiis bfjbeSf  ^E  SJil  15  HO!  30c  Mens' Suits, Shirts  *and Underwear  8 c  301  51  HOE  n  ���������  T    V * i** " '.    .  /*H&  1* ������  " i i'  1   * J  '4' l.W   .  JP"      W^       ()*-"  .e&^an^nana Dags  ets'  Dinner Sets  SKATES  HOCKEY BOOTS  SLIPPERS.  lift i.  1 '*-   e*  4  Christmas Cards  J j  Chocolates  , t Til  Nuts and Candy  Toy Land  L  ������������������ i5UI  ^ mm  Jti  m  ELLA COOLA  ' tfw  BeIIa:>CooIa. Hotel  irn���������nTMin- I       I        ~���������m-tm���������������ummi^m  FIRSMLASS-ACCOMMODATION AND PROS  !**  : Barber's Shop*ahd Baths".;, Builfling'Newly Fwrrtished-Jhfoughout  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  ���������District of Coast--Range 3. t  Take Notice that Clara M. Procter,  of London, England, occupation widow,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following deacrihed land:  .^ Commencing at a post planted ,120  'chains north r^d- CO chains east of  the north-east, corner ^of Tucker'.1? preemption, xlot 4,46. Thence North 20  r&hains. thene'e, Kaat Sff chains more or  'less to t^Nedeetaconnay river, thence  ^uth -20* chains more or less, following  p^id. river\ thence, West 10 chains, to  ppint of commencement, containing 40  ^aeres more or less. l  V ���������, ', v CLARA M. PROCTER.  ^to'&epc'akth} 1012    .u.w. pkocter) AKi-nt  ncnn.umj^M  n  "���������*������'  'J--*u,.   home COOKING;-White.'help'only, employed'        ���������  MGA6LST0RED FllEE* OF CHARGE; SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ENQUIRIES BY MAIL '  ���������i'  "FJEfcD 'STABLE   ������^   CONME'CTBOfl.  I  "til  m  ill Ui  li! i'il!i  MWWiM.������w������������wn������������a������MrB^^  DISTRICT OF COAST-RANGE III.  Take Notice'that Waller "Eugene  Ratcliff of Bella Coola,*B. C, occupation  Rancher, intends (o apply for permission  to  purchase   the   following  described  Commpncin^ at a post planted ^about  three miles distant and in a southerly  direction^ from the-mouth of.Hotnarko  river and on 'the Atnarko river, thence  West 20 chains, thence South 40 chains,  thence East 20 chains, thence Nortii 40  chains to point of commencement, containing 80 acres. *  /-  "���������WALTER EUGENE RATCLIFF. *  Date, 5tn November, 1012.  VANCOUVER LA?ND DISTRICT  ���������J; District of Coast���������Range 3.^  : Take Notice that Estelle E. Suggitt  of Cdaldafe, Alberta, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described'���������and:  Commencing at a post planted 60  chains north' and 40 chains east of the  north-east corner of Tucker's pre-emption, lot 446, on the bank of the Nec-  leetscohnay river. Thence North 60  chains, thence East 80 chains more or  less, to the Necleetsconnay river, thence  South along river f o point of commencement, containing 70 acres more or less.  ESTELLE E. SUGGITT.  Date, Sept 28th, 1912.     L. W. PROCTER. Agent  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  rVANCOUVERLANDDISTRlC  *  x i  " DISTRICT OP COAST���������RANGL1U  . Take Notice that,William Bert Bu 7^?1  >row, of Bella Coola, B.C., occupatw . *f$$m  rancher, intends to apply for penman.- ^J$iB  to purchase the following described lane e^eC,  Commencing*at a post planted ab������i( ' ^'! /j$.  2 1-2 miles distant and in a-western ,^������.' tt  direction fronvthe north-west corners^^sM&.VC  WUlianTTJert Barrow's pre-emption am^^mi  Koinarko^'rivery' ,thence East 40 chBiaSj������&������|affia(  thence South 20ch&inB, thence"Webtir '" '  chains, thence, ^Jorth 20 chains to pot|  of commencement, containing 80 acrhf  -      WILLIAM BERT BARROW W-^^-w  Oftte, 27th October. 1312. W^^lril  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  TfrereV a' [  Difference   , i^i  III | : *MM  the Pried / ���������������  m  mi  l(l !i)f<  m  m  is  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that Leslie W. Procter,  .of Duncan, B. C, occupation civil engineer, intends to apply for permiscion.  to purchase the followingdeseribed land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  north-east corner of Tucker's pre-emption, lot 446, on the Necleetsconnay  river. Thence North 60 chains, thence  East 40 chains more or less, to the Necleetsconnay river, thence South along  said river to point of commencement,  containing 90 acres more or less.  LESLIE W. PROCTER.  Date, Seutember 28th. 1912.  A ND A BIG DIFFERENCE, but there's no practical  ^"*- difference in the value and efficiency of these Cycles.  '   Some were damaged jn transit, some are simply "slibp-  "   soiled" and some have been out on hire a few times  only, but all arc offered at BIG REDUCTIONS.    Let us  know your requirements and we will send particulars.  DON'T FORGET���������Thai the expondfttiro of $10 <:ash  at   Pitmloy's   entitles' you  to n  ticket which  will  ! sharo in the drawinc of ? $1,500 "Overland" Auto.  ttu  fat li  It  >s. rlimley  739 Yates Street  Zl VICTORIA, B.C.  SUBSCRIPTON RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANAD.A. ���������    ���������  One Year '���������������������������*I'S?  Six Months r.-,,0-75  Three Months ^..; 0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year. .......... iv.... ... :���������.. ��������� ?$'-50  United Kingdom and the "Continent;  One Year;. :....'.......... ��������� ��������� ������������������ .-$2.00  IK  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C  ��������� Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name,  P. O.  Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclose^  V  tfr A the  ������V. li^MJ:-V  > S-

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