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 xTtt  i-j  IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCELLENT HUNTING AND  FISHING.  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled  by Mr. C. H, Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature for the month of January,  maximum,  32,  minimum, 23.  Rainfall for same period, 1.42.    Snow, 37.  $jS$fVOL. 2  , ^\A~" '- L-'   -NO. 20  ������������LjL4 COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7,  1914.  $1.00 a Year  * b ������   i-  Plan Short Line  In the Cariboo  Victoria,   Feb.   4.���������The  construction of, a short line railway  from Ashcroft on the C. P.'R. to  Clinton and thence south-west to  meet the P. G."E., near the confluence of Kelly Creek with the  <JJ\Fraser, is the latest proposal laid  J^ff before  the   Provincial   Govern-  PP. ment.    The. line, it is said would  tM follow the Bonaparte north from  ^flll Ashcroft,  running  close to the  Clinton road and it is declared  ft that a good grade can be found  *.from Clinton over to the P. G. E.  ~MM^he construction of such a rail-.  '|tt^way line-would link up^the C. P.  ,^S������R., C. N. R. -and P. ;G* E., give  :#?-railway transportation to Clinton  (q������and district and provide access to  ' a4t;he northvfrom Ashcroft.  Prince Rupert Gets  Big Tanks for Oil Fuel  Prince Rupert, Feb. 5. ���������The  , ^Imperial Oil Company purpose  "v ~erecting>five large steel storage  Colleague of Late Dr.  Crosby Is Dead  Rev. A. E. Green Passes;Away After  Nearly Fifty Years In B. C.  Surviving Dr. Thomas Crosby,  his colleague in Coast-Indian Mission work by a little more than  two weeks, Rev. A. E. Green,  Inspector of Indian schools, passed away at his home in Vancouver on January 28th.  For nearly fifty years Dr. Crosby and Rev. Mr. Green had carried on work among the natives  together.       . " ���������  . Mr. Green is survived by his  wife, Mrs. Green, two .sons and  two daughters.,  Parcel Post Will Open February  For First Six Months Six Pounds Will Be Limit of  Weight For Each Atticle  ^Plbil tanks here which,  together  i^fjy with the necessary office buildings and warehouse, will mean  Ian expenditure of;over $200,000.  fThe site will be adjacent to Hays  %reek, near the big G. T. P: dry-  ���������J&       . .���������.������������������:������������������ _     ...  ".dock, in section 1.    Contracts for  excavation will be let shortly.  Two of these tanks will have  v  11 \%'  a capacity of 35,000 barrels each,  **and the other three 10,000 each.  r "Af The work is expected to be fin-  .w,$\ ..������������������-.���������  ������#��������� ished about April next year.  *v  for crude oil, while of the three  smaller ones, they will contain,  respectively, coal oil, gasoline  and distillate.  Sir George Ross Is 111  Ottawa, Feb. 4.���������Some concern  is felt here in regard to the conditions of ;Sir George Ross, Liberal leader'in the Senate.  Subsequent to his speech in the  debate on the address, Sir George  became indisposed," but his condition was not considered to be  .--.��������������� ...  in any way serious.  No improvement being shown  for several days, it was deemed  advisable to take him to Toronto,  'where he is now receiving treatment in hospital.  Ottawa, Feb. 5.���������Hon. L. . P.  Pelletier, postmaster - general,  has announced in the House that  the parcels post is to be put into  effect on February 10th.  Every post office will be a center of a local zone, and within a  20-mile,radius a special rate lower than the--provincial rates will  apply. Each province is a zone,  except the maritime provinces,  which are combined inone. Within each province are the local  zones surrounding each post  office. The local zones are not  interfered with by provincial  boundaries. The cheaper rate  in the local zone than in the provincial zone affords protection to  the small merchant against his  bigger competitor.  The rates which will prevail  within this local zone of 20 miles  are:  One pound, Scents; two pounds  G cents ; three pounds, 7 cents ;  four pounds, Scents; five pounds,  10 cents; six pounds, 12 cents.  For the first six months nothing over six pounds will be accepted to avoid being swamped  with business in the beginning.  After that, up to eleven pounds  will be carried, and the rates  will be: Seven pounds, 14 cents,  and 2 cents for each additional  pound until the maximum of  eleven pounds at 22 cents is  reached.  The postmaster-general and  the railway companies have come  to an agreement for the carriage  of the parcels mail.  of fur.  The snowfall in the upper  country has been exceedingly  light this winter, and conditions  have been very favorable for the  trappers. There is every prospect of exceptionally large catches being brought to this place  for sale in the spring.  Cabinet By Ballot  London, Feb. 4.���������A precedent  was created recently in one of  the   self-governing   dominions,  when'for the first time on record  The two larger tanks will be fa cabinet was selected by ballot.  Canada Should  Avoid Mistakes  Says Ex-President Wm. H. Taft  Japan Is Hopeful  Tokyo, Feb. 5.���������Hopes are ex-  pVessed in official circles that a  basis of, understanding on the  California Alien Land Ownership  question will be found by the  Japanese and United States  Governments.  ,   The chief concern here seemed  it  Seven Years For Traitor  Winnipeg,. Feb. 4.������������������Ex-Constable Robert J. Reid, one of  Krafchenko's guards and self-  confessed participator in the plot  which effected Krafchenko's escape, appeared before Magistrate  Macdonald and was sentenced to  seven years in the penitentiary.  ^  Prince Rupert's  New Hotels  Prince Rupert, Feb. 5. -Though  a large force is at work on the  excavations for the $1,500,000  hotel to be built by the Grand  Trunk Pacific railway, it will be  a considerable time before the  proposed fifteen-storey structure  is complete and ready for the  public, and in the meantime there  will be need of other accommodation. :The new Premier is being built at a cost of $100,000.  and will have eighty bedrooms,  many with private baths. This  building will be ready for occupancy some time in April.  This occurred in New South  Wales, where the new Labor  ministry, instead of being nominated by the Prime_Minister, was  chosen by a vote in the Labor  caucus. Of the ministers thus  elected seven were members of  the outgoing cabinet, and three  newcomers.  ������������������:.*������  Toronto,  Feb.  4. ��������� Sir James  Whitney continues to improve.  Woman Judge Appointed  Calgary, Feb. 5. ��������� The first  woman judge to. be appointed in  Canada is Mrs. R. H. Jamieson,  president of the Local Council of  Women of Calgary, who has been  appointed by the attorney-general to be commissioner of the juvenile court in Calgary. She will  have the same powers as a police  magistrate and judge of the district court, but will only try cases  where the accused persons are  .under 18 years of age.  Basket Ball Games at  Hagensborg  Two Bella Coola basket ball  teams travelled to Hagensborg  on Thursday and succeeded in  defeating teams representative  of Hagensborgand the Crossing.  V. Clayton met F. Luelling in  a boxing bout, and W. Robinson  and H. Kivett wrestled best of  three falls. Roth were clever  exhibitions.  Toronto, Feb: 4���������-Ex-President  Wm. H. Taft in delivering an  address before the Literary and  Scientific Society of the Univer-jto be in regard to future legisla-  sity of Toronto on "Popular Gov-' tion in America and it is said  ernment" said: j any additional amendments un-  "Canada with eight millions of; favorable to the Japanese would  peyple,   had   the advantage of i be considered a serious menace  profiting by the mistakes of the; to traditional friendship to the  United States with a population ��������� two countries,  of ninety millions.    In the past;~  Canada had exhibited discretion ' ^g\y Teleffranhic  in studying the defects that the I   ��������� oft i  United States system had devel-i -    OVStem Is   tested  oped   and  in  seeking'to  avoid)  ���������  them. |    London, Feb. 4.���������Itwillbepos-  ''Popular government should sible in a few months for six  not be made a fetish. It was a telegraphers working on the  means to an end and if any form j same line to transmit and receive  of popular government did not! messages practically at the same  serve society best, its adoption j time by an extension of the  orcontinuancewasnotjustified." 1 Baudet duplex system.  In spite of the strong and-repeated representations made to  the road superintendent and also  to Mr. Wm. Manson, M. P. P., in  regard to the crossing at the  Nootsatsum River, absolutely  nothing has been done in regard  to reconstructing the temporary  bridge which saves travelling  two or three miles of almost impassable road.  The settlers have been fording  the river with their teams at the  old crossing, but when the river  started to freeze up this became  impossible, they then being  forced to traverse the canyon  road.  This road was impassable for  teams owing to numerous windfalls, it being eventually found  necessary" to send the government team and men to clear it  out fit for travel. .  '      '  This matter has been fully explained to Mr. Manson on more  than one occasion, and he seemed  to think that the request of the  settlers that the. temporary  bridge should be repaired was  both justified and reasonable.  Indeed he expressed himself on  the matter in a manner which  left no doubt in the minds of his  audience.  Whatever the reason however,  nothing has been done. Maybe  this last fit of obstinacy on the  part of the road-boss is the last  flicker of a dying candle.  One of our local readers informs  us that he has received a letter  from Miss Bremman, secretary  of the B. C. Woman's Suffrage  League, saying that Bella Coola  is shortly to be favored with a  visit from one of the lady speakers of that organization.  The date of the visit is not yet  fixed, but will be announced later  in these columns.  The marriage of Eva Maud  Cavanagh and William Sutherland, both of Bella Coola, took  place on Tuesday, January 27th,  at Wesley Church, Vancouver,  Rev. Dr. Crummy officiating.  Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland are  spending their honeymoon in  Venice, California.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Logging operations are in full  swing at Hagensborg. The local  mills have all available teams engaged and there is little likelihood of a shortage of lumber for    local purposes next summer.  The SS. Chelohsin arrived at j Mr. Hans Kasperson, of Hag-j Mrg jviartin Nygaard arrived  this port on Saturday last with ensborg, is at present engaged j -m town last Saturday from Kims-  the usual large consignment of; in getting the hang of things in |quit> where her husband is spend-  freight. Included -in her mani- IS. Brynildsen & Co. 's store, pre-; ��������� che wjnter as caretaker of  fest were two horses, one forparatory to taking charge ������f | the Manitou cannery.  Colonel Lindsell and the other same in the absence of Mr. Bry-'  for Mr. H. O. Hanson. Inildsen.  !    Mr. Brynildsen  leaves bv the  The Chelohsin leaves the Bella next south.bound learner for  Coola run to take the place of his annual visit to Vancouver and  the Venture on the Granby Bay victoria. He will also attend the  run. The latter vessel is to be.Liberal Convention to be held at.  laid up for three weeks for over-. victoria on the 25th inst.  hauling. j     jj. jg son-)etime since the Bella  ������������������,      ,-, ,     J  ,      ,,    ! Coola Liberals were represented  Ihe Camosun is to take  the  , , .       .      . .  n ii     /-.    i    m ���������      i       ���������       ir       ; bv a dologate at a nartv conven-  Bella Coola Irip,  leaving Van      -  couver every Thursday night.  The Executive Board of the  Development League met at the  Mackenzie   School   on   Monday  night, when several matters of  importance was dealt with.  The questions of a public burying ground, the clearing away of  the brush piles from the streets  in' the town, and the matter of a  proper landing for small boats  in connection with the wharf are  each and all in the hands of the  government.  The Executive has once again  appi*oached Mr. Manson in regard  to the old Nootsatsum crossing,  reporting that no effort has been  made to meet the wishes of the  people in the matter of the temporary bridge.  The gasoline lights for the Mackenzie School are expected to arrive by the next steamer, when  they will be at once installed.  A grand entertainment is being,  arranged to take place on the  25th inst, at the Mackenzie  School.  The exact nature of this entertainment is not yet for announcement, but it can be safely predicted that something entirely  newand positively of a first-class  nature will be offered.  First-class artists from far and  near are already engaged at tremendous cost. Keep this date  open. Let nothing prevent you  attendingthis entertainment, the  like of which has never before  been attempted in this part of  Northern B. C.  A new settler for the valley,  in the person of a fine baby  daughter, arrived at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. P. K. Peterson on  January 29th.  Miss Muriel Fonceca  The outgoing passengers by  the last south-bound boat included Mesdames, J. W. Macfarlane  and John Clayton; Messrs. J. G.  Millichamp and C. Mills.  | tion, and it is gratifying to know  ; that Mr. Brynildsen should be  ��������� able to report such excellent {progress as has been made in the  1 past year.  Late pupil of the Royal Academy of Music, London, England,  is open for engagements to give  instruction in SINGINQ and  PIANOFORTE PLAYING  For terms apply to Miss Fonceca, care  Late telegraphic reports from j of Mrs. B. F. Jacobsen.  ai'ge catches' :::���������"        . ���������  =        the interior tell of  (Eijurrlj 5fatin>    \  ��������� *  Public Worship of God.  Sunday School     -     2:30 p.m.  Church Service     -     7: 30 p. m.  Subject���������"Christ's Life Prior  to His Ministry." V  Reu.  T. C.  Colwell. B. A., Pastor       A  Bella Bella Notes  The SS. Venture made her  usual call at Pauline's wharf,  Old Town, on her way North,  early Monday morning.  Indian agent Fougner of BePa  Coola, and Dr. Best, left on Wednesday in company with Mr. J.  Pauline, in his gasoline launch,  for a trip to China Hat, Hartley  Bay and Kitamaat.  Mr. Chas. Tucker, Indian constable from Bella Coola, spent  the last week in the village n  connection with his duties.  Mr. Charley Windsor is kept  exceedingly busy with his gasoline launch towing piles for tie  new wharf which is being constructed at the New Town.  to Advertise.  Give us a tri  An ad. in the Courier never fails to bring results.  . (���������northe^nEbLc) Let us publish your Land Notices. I  !'  1  I  Hi!  ii;  \s>  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, February 7,   / 9,4  The Courier -  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  'j ie Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  I  Year $1.00  i   Months    0.75  ? Months    0.50  United States  ;   Year $1.50  United Kingdom  ,   Year ��������� $2.00  Subscriptions payable in advance.   *  Subscribers not receiving their copy  . jgularly please notify the management  . i once.    Changes in address should be  ant in as soon as possible.  'or Advertising Rates,  Okfice.  Apply at  his speeches reported verbatim.  All the members need do is to  notify the Chief Whip and he  would see to it that the Victoria  Colonist supplied a reporter.  Nothing was said about the  price to be paid, but judging from  the services rendered to the Pro-  vince in the past by Mr. Sam  Matson, the owner of the Victoria Colonist, it is safe to predict  that Sam will charge us plenty  for this service also.  i Correspondents���������No let tjors-.vill be published  in the Courier except over the writer's signature.  The Editor reserves tho rijrlit to refuse publication of pny letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk.  dncouver Office -'- 317-323 Cambie St.  0alit0 pajntlt mqirruta est irx."  SATURDAY,-FEB. 7, 1914.  Our Deep Sea  Fisheries  It has recently been stated'by  a government' supporter in the"  ' ' provincial legislature, that it  would be a wise policy for. the  government to give special attention to the question of de-  . veloping the deep sea fishing industry on our coast."  The principal reason why this  industry has not flourished to any  perceptible degree, is that we  have not as yet a fishing popula-  lation, as have for, instance, the  . coasts of Scotland and Norway.  We need the right, kind, of  fisher-folk, who understand their  business and can make good at.  it. First, however, we must be  sure, that we can offer conditions  -that will be acceptable to them!  The Jap must be eliminated. The  newcomer is entitled to every  consideration at the hands of the  government and its officials, and  at present he does not .get it, as  we old ^ timers in this district  know to our cost.  We   have   numerous   islands,  some of them large and possessing good harbors..   Abundance  of timber is available for fuel.  Far. less" favorable are-the conditions in many places where the  coast is .barren , and .practically  devoid'of shelter from the storms  of the Artie Ocean.    Yet in just  such places have sprung up good  v sized townsand nourishing settlements, ��������� dependent   entirely   on  deep sea fishing.  . '   North of Queen Charlotte  . Sound, we; have islands...some, of  which are well adapted to sheep  raising, others are suitable for  cattle and mixed farming. These  ��������� things  would all tend  towards  'making the lotof the fiisher-folk  'the easier and happier.  Truly it is full time the government roused itself to some action  . in regard, to the development of  the deep'.sea, fisheries, and the  settlement of the north-west  Coast of the Province.  More Pap for Mr. Matson.  . Mr. W. H. Hay ward, M.P.P.,  asked in the House if any arrangement had been made for  reporting the speeches of members of the legislature in the  present session.  Sir Richard McBride replied  that arrangements had been  made with the Victoria Colonist  whereby any member could have  In reply to a question by Parker Williams, M. P. P., the Hon.  Price Ellison stated that during  the 1912-13, there had been paid  to the Victoria Colonist, the Vancouver News-Advertiser and  others of Mr. Matson's papers,  the sum of $37,233.03.  Now, any person desirous of  reading the speeches of members  of the'legislature must perforce  buy the Victoria Colonist.   How  many people have any desire to  read the stereotyped utterances  of these rubber stamp legislators  we are not prepared to say, but  we doubt if this latest graft will  help the circulation of the Colonist to any great extent.  o     o     o     o     o  A Question of Veracity.  _.  ��������� A few days ago the Hon. R.  Lemieux, ex-postmaster-general,  speaking in the House of Commons on   the   labor   conditions  throughout Canada, said that at  Vancouver   there   were' 17,000  persons unemployed.  ���������   Mr. C. E. Tisdall, M.P.P., for  Vancouver, -took occasion, from  his seat in the legislature, to say  that the statement'of the Hon.  R. Lemieux was absolutely incorrect, and that-there were only in' the neighborhood of 2000  persons unemployed in Vancouver.'/'  Mr. .Tisdall explained that the  reason of so many people in Vancouver being without employment was the depression in the  building trade and the mild climate which the city enjoyed.  Vancouver has grown during  the last six years at a very rapid  rate, but, were it not for the  erection of buildings provided  for last year, is today practically  at a standstill. .  The building trade is directly  connected with the lumber in-  dustry of which Vancouver is the  center for the whole province.  When one considers the number  of logging camps on the coast  which today are closed down, and  remembering that the men formerly employed at these camps  practically all make for Vancouver where they were previously  hired, and from where they  would naturally hope to obtain  employment again. When we  consider the large percentage of  Vancouver's 175,000 population  who are connected with the lumber in dustry, then we may reasonably question the correctness of  Mr. Tisdall's statement.  If times were good, is it not  likely that the mild climate would  facilitate the operation of all the  logging camps which are closed  down? We cannot agree with  Mr. Tisdall that the ambition of  the working man is to starve in  a mild climate.  The Courier has authentic information to the effect that the  trade condition among the wholesalers at Vancouver is not of the  best.    Probably were it not for  the outlying portions of the Province, many of these large firms  would behavingastrenuoustime.  Again we fail to see any connection between  this slackness of  wholesale trade and Vancouver's  mild climate.  Mr. Tisdall's statement about  there being only 2000 idle men  in Vancouver, and that, only on  account of the mild climate,  sounds good enough for Hastings  street gossip. It is not, however, the kind of thing one would  expect to hear on the floor of the  House from a gentleman of his  experience. ,   ���������  o     o     o     o     o  "Particularly In the North."  We are informed by the Conservative press, that the estimated expenditure for the coming  fiscal year may be $3,000,000 less  than last year.  We are also informed from the  same reliable source, that "This  does not mean that public works  progress will be at all impaired,  although some of the newly-projected works, such as new highways in the interior, PARTICULARLY IN THE NORTH, may  have to be deferred until next  year."  - This is exactly what the Courier  has long ago predicted. In our  criticisms of the reckless and  wasteful expenditure of money  appropriated for public works,  we simply wished to point out  that the period of huge appropriations could not continue for  ever. We were also quite aware  that when a curtailment of expenditure was found necessary,  such curtailment would be felt  "particularly in the North" were  votes are few. Not in the southern part of the province.  One would naturally suppose  that roads and trails are most required where they arc scarcest.  The north is gradually becoming  settled, and would rapidly become  populated if the government  would, allow it. But the seat of  the government's strength is in  the south, and that is where its  sympathies, lie.  The people- of Bella Coola recognize that, in- spite of heavy  expenditure of public funds, the  actual progress made on our  roads has been hardly noticeable.  They,have'voiced their opinion  in several resolutions which have  been forwarded to the government. They recognize that, as  the Omineca Herald remarks,  "the time has passed for slush."  Slow to realize that they were  being bought with their own  money, they have at last awakened to a sense of their responsibility, and are no longer to be  put off with bits of cheap talk  from "all the petty larceny politicians who make up the smaller  cogs of government machine."  The Omineca Herald further  remarks: "In fact thepeopleare  beginning to break away from  the steel grip of politics and are  now doing things and thinking  for themselves."  This aptly applies to Bella Coola, and in spite of a prospective  decrease in appropriations for  public works, we see in it the  beginning of an era of progress  unprecedented in this valley.  The people are demanding reforms. They have set their hand  to the plow and commenced a  new furrow, let them not turn  back.  Those individuals whom the  Omineca Herald describes as  "petty larceny politicians" have  in the past been allowed to do  the thinking for the whole people,  r  Popular and   Useful  Gifts  A Birks* Watch, Chain or Fob  WATfHF^ ior Men and. Boys, in a great variety of  Virn^iiLuU sty|eSf but aj]  warranted to be reliable  timekeepers. We have many fine grades in men's Thin  Models, as well as in Models especially intended for  Doctors, Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen.  WATCHFS for kadies in the newest popular case dc-  tTn^vti^ signs.    Our Catalogue shows a very fine  line of Bracelet Watches.    The bracelet watch is now the  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.     ,  IN FOBS AND CHAINS we offer the rnost ������"������-  and our Catalogue illustrates a very representative rjj.s-  play of our stock.    See pages 21, 22, 26, 40 and 41.  Write for our Catalogue which contains every! In'/)^  worth while in the jewelry line.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD.  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  GEORGE E. TROREY \/ r>    r>  Managing Director V ailCOUVer,   O. L.  The Bank of British North America  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  Accounts opened for amounts of $i arid upwards.    No notice  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CREDIT and  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere.  COLLECTIONS  made  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  Agents for  DEN  NORSKE  CREDIT BANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  and have on that account neglec- i It is alleged that a certain trip  ted duties which they were paid ! made by Premier McBride to Fort  to perform. j George cost the province some  Now, however, that the people j $1,700, or about $1.3;") for every  are determined to think for them- j mile travelled.    The chief object  selves, these above described in-  dividuals will probably soon have  to stand aside for better men.  of   the  visit,   the   opposition  claimed at the time,.wasto settle  a  rumpus    between    two"  rival  bands    of     patronage-seekers.  Lost���������an emergency.    Anyone The moral to be drawn from thin  finding and returning the same I is that every little official who  to  the  Premier's  office   at  the [gets a chance to make up an ex-  Parliamentary buildings will  be pense account models it on th  suitably  rewarded.      Was  last same grand   scale   of   extrava-  seen  somewhere on the North  Sea.    The description is a little  vague but the man who comes     So  Bob  Rogers  wants to  b<  across it cannot fail to 7'ecognize Canada's high  commissioner in  same grand  gance.  it���������it is too pitiful a scare crow  to escape attention.  London.     What would be Canada's gain would be London's loss.  Did You Get Yours  This Morning  BRAID'S BEST COFFEE  VALID P0  SUPERIOR  MEDICATED  WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT   AND   INVIGORATOR  J       A      T1 ��������� ������  ���������   fl      Wholesale Distributers  . A. Jepoorten Ltd.,Vancouver, b.c.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  FREIGHT   AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BET WE UN  REGULAR  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S S 'VENTURE'Leaves Vidoria every Wednes(,ay-  ��������� *,. * i  ... i   -���������Leaves Vancouver every Thursday at 11 p.m.  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  Capilano" or S.S. " Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rates of Freights,   Farus and other information, apply to  Hkad Oki.'Ick,  Oakham. St.,  Vancoiivkk ; or John  Baknsmoy,  1003  OoVKKNMKNT ST.,   VlCTOKIA. i  ��������� '?f  l^Salurday, February 7,   1914  BELLA  COOLA   COURIER  *lParker Williams Fails to Sec  <J~,      Where the Premier Is  ' /}* t       Deseroing of Praise.  Speaking   on   the   statement  , 'made by the member for Dewd-  '< ney that the premier had found  the province in unutterable chaos  ten years ago, and had evolved  law and order out of the welter,  Parker Williams has this to.say:  ,$$6   hear   the    member   for  p|P$[ney one would conceive that  iftfMfire the premier made his ad-  ''$������e������i there  was  darkness over  ' .Y.ine whole face of the.deep. Then  / the Giant moved, and'everything  was light.    The mills got orders,  the farmers got crop's, the labor-  ersfeot work, and even the thugs'  tg* madenight dangerous got  Js as special policemen."  ^Continuing,', the  member  for  ^Newcastle   mentioned  that the  a ppe material sign they had was,  'thkt the overdraft of $1,000,000  '.iri$fo03 had increased to $1,500,-  ' -'OQlffin 1913.    For his part he did  "not think  that fact. suggested  'vrafinormal prosperity.  , ?ffiSen years ago also this province  ~:������tfjsiall those wonderful natural  "'^resources that the  government  vhad; potlatched to fill the capa-  ,'cious maw of the camp followers  \bfltfie party.    Millions of acres  v,V/b'f^ood land had  been sold to  speculators, coal areas had been  plactled off/timber holdings had  been disposed of to meet the ever  1 growing expenditure, which like  * a-craving for drink, grows more  and more with feeding.  * ;#,%When the alienation of natural  ~ *%%%,, ���������'.'..������������������  resources had proved too small,  then the government had thrown  the'"surplus of which  good  old  Gaptain   Tatlow   had   laid   the  - foundation  The Loyal Liberals.  Nothing is said about an increase in the British preference.  Once more it is made plain that  material expressions of Canada's  loyalty must come from the Liberals, and come it will. ��������� St.  Thomas Journal.  A Sign of Sanity.  There are few better signs of  the growing sanity of the race  than the recent appointment of  women to positions of public  office which their womanly faculties and wisdom make them peculiarly fitted to fill.���������Ottawa  Citizen.  0>4BK������-O-C9aH������o-CE3n������-O-<aK2D-O<HZ8������4)  < M  into the jackpot.  *TKis also had all been eaten up.  "Was it not a strange anomally  tfrat the expenses of governing  tHis province were exactly equal  'tr  ._ .. ..-.   to those of Ontario, a province  with six times the population?  ���������   Sv/eden's New Export.  An interesting form of export  is to be begun from Sweden to  Denmark. The Swedish Government has granted permission  for sending electricity from the  power station at the waterfalls  of Holland via Helsingborg,  through submarine cables placed  on the bottom of the Sound, to  Elsinore, so'as to supply electricity to a large part of Seeland.  Denmark has no waterfalls, and  electricity has hitherto only been  produced by coal.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL. MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  *-' Manitoba. Saskatchewan iind Ai.bkkta.  the Y ukon Tkuritoky, the Nobth-wkst Tkkki-  tohius unci in a portion of the Provincij of  IiltlTlSil CoijUMIiia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in peraon to the Anent or Sub-Aj?ent  of the diHtrict in which the rijflita applied for  are [situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be de-  scribed by sections, or le(?al subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveycd territory the tract applied for'shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on.the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person 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 not being operated, such returns should he  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee.may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands. ���������  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.~Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30690.  ���������0-������B^O<fflBK*0-<aHI^<>-������SS^O"<OTa^O-������SaK������-0-<^^  Prospectors, Etc.  Why Pack Your Outfits  Further Than Necessary?  a  I  o  i  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND   GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg  12 Miles from Bella  Coola and on Direct  Route to tha Interior  I  OH  K>-������B������-0-������!Ke>-0-esSB������-O-<  ���������<>���������������  ���������O-������HB>-0-<  ������>���������  ���������OH  (���������o-aaaB-o-CTaom  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and  Owner of  FARM/TIMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  fj 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. FIL1 .IP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  PARS FROM PARLIAMEN  WANTED        j  Listing of Lots and Acreage !  in  Bella Coola and Valley. '  Give full particulars,  Price, Title, etc., to  MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  w  BUSINESS CARDS  The  more we deserve to  be  scolded the more it hurts.  Famous Artist's Ambidexterity.  Mr. Townsend, the art editor  of "Punch," is a curious instance  of ambidexterity. His drawings  are done with the left hand, but  his Tetters are written with the  right. He is left-handed as a  billiard player, but right-handed  as a card dealer. And when he  plays cricket he is a left-handed  bowler, but a right-handed batsman. When you have achieved  such ambidexterity you might  cut off your right hand without  offence.  Geoffrey K. Burnett D. J. McGugan  C.E.. B.C.L.S., B.A.S.C.. B.C.L.3.,  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.  t     P. 0. Box8S6. Telephone 232.  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 ���������>��������� NATION  Knowledge isn't always power,  but it knows when to press the  button.  BUS  MEETS ALU BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND  WATER  STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN   PLAN   Hot and Cold Water  Sl.OO TO S2.50      STEAM   HEATED  Here are a few of the terse:  paragraphs from Conservative'  and Liberal speakers in Parlia- i  ment now assembled at Ottawa. I  The contrast in viewpoint and in j  logic is illuminative: j  Dr. Michael Clark, Liberal!  member for Red Deer: "The j  slogan 'leave well enough alone' I  now appears to be supplanted on [  the part of this Government by  the slogan 'leave ill enough  alone'."  MRS. J. CLAYTON &1  =%  'stablished  864  Dry Goods  CD  Boots and Shoes  Groceries and General Merchandise  Hardware U Surveyors', Loggers'  and Packtrain Supplies a Speciality  %=  FURS Bought and Sold BELLA COOLA, B.C.  ROOMS WITH BATH  3!, liSv^i  ���������a?  ' 1  ���������$*-  '! i  B  -'  1 **  ' 1  1             1  Vf >  1                       1  lit-*  ��������� A  1i**  1*  ' * V.I  MR. SETTLER  Why not take up  land in a district  with a future?  We have some good land in ten and twenty  acre lots that we will sell to actual settlers  on easy terms and at reasonable prices.  WRITE US ABOUT [BELLA COOLA LANDS.  Farm Lands Company  Bella Coola, B.C.  War-Dogs in Balkans.  Dogs trained to guard a camp  or a sentry-line were a regular  adjunct last winter of the armies  in Eastern Europe.    At the siege  of  Adrianopie, according to  Major Richardson, a British officer, who was an official observer  of the war, the Bulgarians used  dogs in front of their trenches  at night, as a preventive against  Turkish surprises, and with good  results.    The dogs were  either  put one or two hundred yards in  front of the fortifications, or else  were kept in roughly made kennels near the sentry posts.   They  were Albanian sheep dogs, whose  ordinary work fitted them well  for this duty, as they are accustomed to lie out at some distance  from their flocks to protect them  against  wolves,   and  the  shepherds trust them so completely  that they go to sleep in the middle of the gathered sheep.  Major  Richardson   saw   them   in   the  hands of the Greeks about Salonika,   and   learned   that   they  were used by the Servians and  by   the    irregular   Macedonian  bands.     The   Austrians   have  adopted   these    guards    among  their frontier forces in Bosnia,  and the Russians use sheep dogs  of their own in their army on the  Armenian border; but the Turks  did not employ them at all.  Mrs. Homestopper: "Did you  ever see a Hindu idol, Mr. Globe  Trotter?" Mr. G. Trotter: "1  never saw 'em any other way.  They're always idle."  Dr. Michael Clark: "Have the  farmers not the right to speak  for their own industry?    What  is sacrosanct or holy about manufacturers,   so  called,  that they  should receive very much atten-j %  tion  from the Government and  that no heed should be paid to j  the plea of the farmers who are  engaged in the most important;  industry of all.    I contend it is] f  the right of the wheat growers  to be the judges in this matter."  Mr. J. H. Burnham, Conservative member for Peterborough:  Canada is in clanger of becoming  very materialistic. From one  end of this country to the other  we hear talk about free food,  about dear food, about the high  cost of living, and about the  tango. _ That is all that is going  on in the country now."  Hon. W. T. White, Minister of  Finance: "My own view is that  free food means free trade."  Hon. W. T. White: "So far as  I know, there is no public opinion  in favor of a revision of tariff at  this particular time. As I said  in the beginning of my speech,  we have gone through a very  trying period; a long-continued  and severe depression. But the  morning is now beginning to  break; money is easier in the international centers, and that is  the most hopeful sign today."  Hon. Frank Oliver: "May I  say Mr. Speaker, that the attitude of the Government in the  two previous sessions was that  of the ostrich that runs around  in a circle, but this session it is  that of the ostrich, which, having found no results from the  circling process, sticks its head  in the sands, and thereby hopes  to protect itself and to discharge  its duties. May I be pardoned if  I suggest that the position is not  graceful: it is not.creditable, and  it is decidedly vulnerable."  w   >���������<  {    H  ���������(    )  K    H  t  m  M  H  e    c  II  c    c  [ighland Liquor Co. z  ��������� Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTrTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY  |j   758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B.C.   \$  <M  ���������O  ���������������(    )  H   )  (    )  (    H  (hmmXHOB3t-0 <l3EXi  K>-4aSD-(X2S3>0  J  Highest market prices paid.  Fair grading given.  EXPRESS CHARGES PAID  ON ALL SHIPMENTS.  Prompt returns. Write for  Price List and Shipping Tags  to���������  :������  Animals, Birds, Fish  and all kinds of  Game Heads  true to  Nature  Hides tanned and made  into Rugs and Robes.  AH work strictly first - class  EXPERT  TAXIDERMIST  A. Mittler  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER, B.C.  V  Watches and Clocks *  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA,  B.C.  ���������O-  a.  ������  Opportunity for TRAPPERS  The man who is always boasting of hissmartness orgreatness  never mentions his unpopularity.  Mr. and Mrs. Flatty were having quite a brisk quarrel. "You  have no regard for my feelings."  asserted Mr, Flatty. "You treat  me worse than you do your dog!"  "How can you say such a thing?"  demanded Mrs. Flatty. "I do  nothing of the kind. I never  make the slightest difference between you!"  We pav HIGHEST MARKE'  PRICES for all Raw Fur Skins,  because we use them for manufacturing.   Sell finished article  direct to public.  You   get  middleman's profit.  Write for Special Price List and Tags.  C. H. ROGERS  Direct Exporter and  Manufacturer  Walkerion, can.  FURS  When a man is always telling  how honest he is we begin to  get suspicious. BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,  February 7, /y  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  GEN  CHANDISE  m  fl  HOE  1\������  HOE  U  en's, Ladies' and  i  Children's Shoes  m  30E  )   C  HOE  ������  /  ^  HOE  3   C  HOE  ^  oceries,  ware  _  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  30EI  )   C  IOE  5 \UJ  "flu"    ������  Pack and Riding Saddles  TENTS  Camp, Heating and Cook  Stoves  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.  /  E  **������    o  P  ������=  * >  miff**  >c  y\  /-  Gold Seal Liquor Co., Ltd.  . .  VANCOUVER, B.C.,  Are the leading Wine and Liquor dealers of the Pacific CoasT;.  ���������--������������������-���������^---������������������������^���������^T,~l~~~,~���������"���������""  They Specialize with Quality and  'Price for  Family use.  Write for illustrated Catalogue of Wines, Liquors, Beers,  Ale and Stout.  ������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  THE Manufacturers of all  MOONEY   BISCUIT H,GH-GgJ������SCUlTS   ,'   ��������� ;,  ���������;  V  .,: ::������������������.. AND CANDIES    ::  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  & CANDY CO: Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B, C  "TtiJE   BEST YET"  Made in British Columbia  Ice Jam Is Dangerous  Fort George, B. C, Feb. 4.���������  An ice jam. at the mouth of the  Nechaco River recently, flooded  the eastern portion of Prince  George and threatened to destroy  the Foley, warehouse.. Several  families had a close call, and were  forced [to wadef to higher'land.  The temperature is 20 degrees  below zero. The jam broke  carrying away a portion of the  Grand Trunk' Pacific temporary  bridge. ���������- The steel had been laid  across the bridge into Prince  George the previous day.    /  ���������  New Volcanic Island  Tokyo, Feb. 3.���������A new volcanic island five miles in circumference and one thousand feet, in  height has appeared three miles  east by south of Iwojima Island,  ! one of the Bonin group.  Dominion Teachers  London, Feb. 4.���������The policy of  interchange of school teachers  between the mother country and  the Overseas Dominions, which  has its strongest -advocates in  Canada, bids fair soon to become  an accomplished f a,ct. The Lond-.  on educational committee had before them recently the case of a  New Zealand certificated lady  teacher, who, through the high  commissioner of that Dominion,  had expected to be appointed  temporarily to the infants' department in one of the London  schools.' The committee finally  recommended her appointment  for six months at; a "certificate  teacher's salary," though they  pointed out that the Board of  Education would 'probably only  recognize her as an "uncertificated" teacher.  Governor of Canal Zone  Washington, Feb. 4. ��������� Secretary Garrison announced that  Col. Goethals had signified his  intention of accepting the governorship of the Panama Canal  Zone to be proffered him by  President Wilson. Mr. Garrison  intimated that Colonel Goethals  acceptance was unqualified.  HUGHES BROS.  BIG  LIQUOR STORE]  Wines, Liquers and Cigars \  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list with shipping instructions1  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C. J  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  SWi 'F YOU GET IT AT    PLiM LEY'S    IT'S  A L L  R ' G H T B^  BIG FALL  IN  CYCLE  PRICES  C ������ PYR I G M*T"  During stocktaking we have found that we have quite  a number of second-hand, shop-soiled and "returned  from hire" machines and are holding an end of season  clearance at big reductions.    Look into this.  Tfaos.Plimley  739 Yates Street  VICTORIA, B. C.  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Year $1.00  Six Month s   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED   STATES.  One Year :  $1-50  United Kingdom aM> the Continent.  One Year $2.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for ,. ,���������   Name   P. 0 '   Tear oat and mail today, with amount of subscription enclose  3% 1  \P  h.V-

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