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 ���������mS  MM  f|lf|  IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR DECEMBER  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 31.    Minimum 22.  Rainfall, .78 inches.   Snow, 2.50 inches.  VOL. 3-  A,U>    ���������  -NO. 14  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, JANUARY 16,  1915.  $1.00 a Year  any Towns  ^Allies Meet  Violent Attacks  Paris, Jan. 14.��������� An official despatch states as follows: "To the  norfe-east of Soisson our counter  attack has progressed slightly  between Cuffies and Crouy.    We  1 were unable, however, to debouch  'from Crouy. Our troops, subject to a.violent attack to the  east'of this place, have yielded  slightly near the village of Mon-  cei;,>hich place they still occupy,  ffey are still holding St. Marguerite and Nissy-sur-Aisne.   .  f\AThere is nothing further of im-  "portance to report.  -'Am-  Russians Gain Ground  Positions Taken at Point of Bayonet  Pays Visit to London  General French Came for Conference  i'With Kitchener and Premier  "London, Jan. 14.���������For three  days the operations of the British  array in Flanders were directed  byv telegraph from_.the ...home, of  Sir John French, near Hyde Park,  London, during the general's recent visit here. While it took  Wellington three days alone to  get a message to Whitehall (and  as long to receive a reply during  the Waterloo campaign, General  French was able to communicate  'directly with Sir John Archibald  Murray at the base headquarters  at St. Omer, France.  From a man who was in close  touch with Sir John during his  recent visit to England, the following details are learned:  !Gen. French arrived at Folkestone, wearing the overcoat and  rather soiled cap of an enlisted  man. He made no attempt to  disguise himself otherwise, and  on the channel boat attracted no  notice whatever. At Folkestone  he was met by Lord Kitchener  and both proceeded by motor to  Walmer Castle, near Deal, where  Premier Asquith resides. There  a council of war was held, attended also by the leaders of the  two political parties.  .Sir John then came to London,  where he attended council the  the next two days, the King being present on one occasion. His  nights were spent in his own  home, where hourly messages  were received from his headquarters at the front, on his trip  from Folkestone to London and  on his return from Viccoria station none of the passengers gave  a second look at the old soldier  in the private's coat and cap.  Nor did they on the boat during  the trip to Calais.. .  On landing at Calais, however,  Gen. French appeared in his full  uniform of field marshal and was  enthusiastically acclaimed by the  crowd as he drove.through the  streets to the station.  Gen. French is said to have  remarked that this would be his  last visit to London until the end  of the war.  Petrograd, Jan. 14.���������An official  statement says heavy cannon and  rifle fire prevailed on the night  of January 12 all along our front.  An engagement of considerable  importance took place following  the advance   of   our   vanguard  column in the region, of Rosog,  East Prussia.     Our troops  repulsed   the    enemy's    cavalry,  which, strongly supported by infantry, occupied several villages,  one of which being strongly fortified could only be cleared by a  vigorous attack with the bayonet.  South-west of Mlawa we advan-  ed in the direction of Radznow.  On the front comprising Kozlow,  Biskupe, Zadrzew and Suca, the  Germans, after having prepared  the way by an intense artillery  fire,   made an   offensive  movement against the south section  of this front.    Our troops, however, repulsed the attack with  little 'difficulty.     In the  region  of Borjimow Gaimine, Wolla and  Szidlowska,    the    enemy   made  several unsuccessful attacks, endeavoring in one instance to take  cover under shields.    In the region to the south of Mogekly,  the enemy also delivered a series  of attacks,   all of  which  were  easily repulsed.  Earthquake Cause of FearMCalamity  Thousands of Italians Perish and Injured  Rome, Jan. 14.���������Italy has again been visited by an earthquake. The area affected is extensive and many towns and  villages are completely destroyed. According to latest advices  over twelve thousand people have lost their lives and the number of injured will probably reach twenty thousand. The  shock is described as the most severe that has been felt for  many years.   __ j tions were received towards the  Mr. John J. Walker will lecture j cost o'f installing the new water  Floods Hamper  Operations of Allies  Paris, Jan. 15.���������The following  official communication has. been  received: ' 'Last night our troops  were successful in a sudden at-  Germans Preparing  Grand Stroke  f   . ���������_  Petrograd, Jan. 15.���������Information from Vienna is to the effect  that the Germans are preparing  tack  with  the object of   over- 'anothergrand stroke. They have  No Clash of Parties  Six Members of Dominion House to  Be Chosen by Acclamation  Ottawa. Jan. 14.���������-While no official statement has been given  out by the leaders of either political party, it is learned that the  suggested arrangement whereby  vacancies in the House of Com-1  mons will be filled without contests has been consented to by  all parties concerned insofar at  least as the five constituencies  mentioned in previous despatches  have been concerned.   The death  of Hon."George Clare, Conservative member for South Waterloo,  adds another member to the list.  The agreement will doubtless be  extended so as to include that  constituency, or any other which  may become vacant in the near  future.    As matters now stand,  the Conservatives on  February  1 or thereabouts, will elect, new  representatives for Jacques-Car-  tier, Terre Bonne, London, Prince  Albert, and Waterloo constituencies, while the Liberals will return, unopposed, a successor to  the late Hon. H. R. Emmerson,  who sat for Westmoreland.    By  j virtue of this arrangement there  will be no clash of party opinion  as a prelude  to  the session of  Parliament which it is anticipated will be practically free from  contentions and partisan strife.  whelming trenches recently constructed by the Germans to the  north-east of Fonquescour, department of Somme. The attacks of the enemy north of  Soisson have been repulsed.  "The   flooding   of  the   river  Aisne,  which destroyed several  of our   bridges,   has   rendered  very precarious the communications of our troops operating on  the right bank, and the sending  of reinforcements.     This made  essential the withdrawal of these  troops which were fighting under  most   difficult   conditions.     We  were obliged to abandon several  cannon as the result of the breaking down of the bridges, but all  were first rendered unfit for use  by the  enemy.     The  Germans  took    some    prisoners,    mostly  wounded men  whom  we   were  unable  to take away with us.  We also took a number of important prisoners.    To sum up,  the enemy has met with partial  success,   which  will,   however,  have no influence on the operations as a whole, being of purely  local  character."   On  the  rest  of the front there is nothing to  report.  Berlin, Jan. 15.���������By Associated Press.��������� Within two hours  motor  ride  of   Paris,   Emperor  brought up all their eleven-inch  monitors to the Russian front  and began a general bombard-  med on Tuesday, which lasted  all night and the following day.  This is the prelude to an infantry  attack which is perhaps now being delivered.  Vancouver Elects Taylor  Vancouver, Jan. 15.���������Taylor is  elected mayor by over 800 majority. The following are the official figures: Taylor, 4848; Baxter. 4022; Martin, 3067; Douglas,  2176.  In North Vancouver, Hanes  heads the poll with a majority  of 67.  William is possibly now directing  : a violent attack on the French  lines. The Germans, under the  eyes of their ruler, won an important victory in the fighting  yesterday near Soisson, the point  at which the battle-line, stretching down from the north to the  point nearest Paris, turns towards the eastward.  In both the Paris and Berlin  official despatches the victory of  the Germans on the heights of  Vregnyt, north-east of Soisson  is recorded. The Berlin statement adds that the Germans,  charging through mud almost  knee deep, took trench after  trench, clearing the heights and  capturing 1130 prisoners.  at theMackenzie School on Tues  day, January 19, at 7:30 p.-m.  Subject: The Elimination of  Turkey.   All Are Welcome.  Antaine Capoose, Indian trader  of Anaham Lake, came through  from the interior on Monday  with twenty-five head of pack-  horses for supplies. Pie reports  a very mild winter with very  little snow in the upper country.  Furs are plentiful and the trappers are taking full advantage  of the favorable conditions;  system, among which may be  mentioned the Lysdahl Sewing  Circle, $100; Mr. and Mrs. B. F.  Jacobson, $90.  The meeting expressed its high  appreciation of the excellent  service rendered by the officers  during the past year which called  for both energy and executive  ability.  NOTICE  The Annual Meeting of the B.  C. A. A. will be held at the  Colony Hall,,Hagensborg, Saturday, January 23, at 2 o'clock in  the afternoon.  All members are requested to  attend.  R. Saugstad, Sec.  A most enjoyable dance was  held in the Colony Hall, Hagensborg, on Friday 8th. A large  number of people, from different  parts of the valley accepted the  invitation of the young men of  Hagensborg, who are to be complemented on the completeness  of the arrangements. Excellent  music added much to the success  of the evening, while the excellently served refreshments were  greatly appreciated, especially  by those who at the close of the  proceedings had to face a long  and cold drive to their homes.  For Sale  as a going concern the premises known as the Grand View  Hotel, gella Coola.  For particulars apply to���������  <P. O. Box 90  Sella Coola, B, C.  NOTICE.  The Annual Meeting of the  Bella Coola Farmers Institute  will be held in the Colony Hall,  Hagensborg, on Tuesday, Janu-  19th, 1915.  Election of officers and general  business to be transacted.  A. Hammer, Sec.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Bella Coola General Hospital.  The annual meeting of the subscribers was held at Hagensborg  on Tuesday 12th, the large attendance showing the lively interest taken in this project.  The report of  the last fiscal  year showed that a small indebt-iupcm locally and we commend it  edness had been changed into a | to the attention of the Conser-  . The much needed repairs to  the wharf are now completed  and it is hoped that Bella Coola  will be given a new wharf with  better docking facilities and  proper accommodation for small  boats before any further repairs  become necessary. The present  wharf has always been a bone of  contention, and while being admittedly built in a most unsuitable spot has cost thousands of  dollars in upkeep. Efforts have  been made to secure anew wharf  but so far without avail. It is  somewhat curious that while we  need a better and larger wharf  so urgently and cannot get it,  the people of Quesnel are threatened with having one thrust on  them in spite of all protest that  the thing is unnecessary and will  be detrimental to the interests  of the place.  For some reason known only  to those in charge, the work on  the wharf was left until midwinter with the disadvantage of  short days and variable weather.  Fortunately the winter so far  has been extremely mild, with an  almost entire absence of snow,  but the constant fear of interruption by bad weather necessitated  the rushing of the work. For the  first time in this valley the government public works were carried on on Sundays. Last Sunday  the town was startled by heavy  blasting at an hour usually set  apart for Divine service. This  is   a   matter much  commented  Among the passengers arriving! Foreman Thomas McRostie,  by the S. S. Chelohsin on Wed- > who has been in charge of the  nesday morning was Mr. John G. j recently completed work on the  handsome credit balance, in addition to which considerable improvement has been made to  both the hospital buildings and  grounds. The necessary material for a water system has been  vative club with the hope that  the best endeavors of that organization will be used to prevent the repetition of a practise  that in most communities is re-  Walker, who is visiting the val-! wharf, left foi-his home in Prince | purchased and the work of in- j garded as at least reprehensible.  ey for the first time.  Mr.'^alker left almost immediately for Firvale in company  with the mail carrier, Mr. John  Hober.  Ingvold Urseth left by the last  Rupert   by  Wednesday.  the    Cheluhsin   on  B. F. Jacobsen and O. Kellogg  are at present at. Talio where  they have a cattle ranch.  Rev. T. C. Colwell returned  from his periodical  trip to the  south-bound steamer on a visit i Upppr Valley as far as Firvale on  to  his   relatives   in  Minnesota,  where he will spend the remain-  Ider of the winter.  Wednesday on which evening he  assisted in a service at the Indian Mission church.  stallation will be undertaken  this year.  The election-of officers for the  ensuing year resulted as follows:  President, A. C. Christensen,  re-elected by acclamation; secretary-treasurer, F. Broughton;  trustees, M. B. Christensen and  R. Levelton: medical superintendent, Dr. W. Bavis; auditor,  O. T. Landry.  Many   handsome   cash   dona-  9  (Ulmrrlr Nature  Lowkk Bkli.a Coot,a: Church  Service,   11 a. m.  IJki.la Cool.a: Suiulav School,  10:45 a. m.'  Church Service, 7:30 p. m.  Rev. T. C. Colwell. B.A.. Pastor BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, January  16,   /9/  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year $1.00  6 Month*    0.75  3 Month.    0.50  United States  1 Year $1.50  United Kingdom  1 Year          $1.00  Subscriptions payable in advance.   .  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  Bent in as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,   Apply at  1   Office.  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and addi-easc������ every writer of such letters  must be Riven to the editor.  The Editor reserves the < right to refuse publi-  , cntion of any lottor.    AH manuscript at writer's  risk.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  of civic servants, is it any wonder  that the people have spent less.  Does the News-Advertiser believe, and ask us also to believe,  that the fact of people having  less to spend evidences-an improvement in the financial position of the province.  Numerous business houses in  our cities have gone to. the wall.  Not on account of any depression  brought about by the' war, but  by reason of the financial slump  which struck the province over  two years ago.  M&alu0 pnjmlt guprrma *at Irx."  SATURDAY, JAN. 16,  1915.  Reviewing the Activities.  In the editorial columns of the  Vancouver News-Advertiser appears an interesting article under  the heading of  "Sir Richard's  'Message."     It  speaks -of   the  Premier's New Year's review of  the activities of the province,  ��������� and   says  ' fit  shows  that  the  value of British Columbia products were, little,  if any,   less  than previous years,. and more  than the.recent average."   The  News-Advertiser    admits    the  probability'that the products of  last year were less than ofpre-  vious years, ��������� and. then   asserts  that they were above the recent  average.    What method of reckoning the esteemed editor would  employ to justify such a contradictory statement would be'interesting to know.   Our contemporary informs us that the mineral productions decreased from  $30,000,000; to $26,000,000,   and  also that the lumber statistics  are not available, but that there  is a considerable decrease. Then  we are offered a sedative in the  statement that farm products increased from $24,000,000 to $27,-  000,000, 'which   would   be   encouraging-.-to some extent if it  could only be taken to mean that  the-cultivated area in the province had been increased to any  appreciable extent, and tnat production had increased by eight  per cent.   The fact is, that only  the cash value of the production  has  been increased.     In other  words, the cost of farm products  has increased.     The consumer  has had to pay more.   The News-  Advertiser says "it would appear  that the province has produced  more than the average."    What  we would like to know is, to what  extent has'the import of farm  produce into the province* decreased?     '  "Certainly the people have  spent less," says our contemporary, and finishes up with the  statement ttyat "taken as a whole  the province is improving its  financial position much faster  than when the people thought  they were growing rich."  Yes, the people have spent  lesSi for the simple reason'that  they have had less to spend.  With thousands of able men out  of employment. With our industries at a standstill. With-our  oities congested and faced with  the need of reducing the salaries  ' ' Commenting on the failure of  the Dominion Trust Company  the Toronto 'Saturday Night  makes the following statement:  "To those investors abroad who  sent money to Vancouver for investment through the Dominion  Trust Company the credit of  Canada has received one more  blow. These blows will continue  until there arises in this country  some non-political administrator  of finance, who will insist that  all company laws of Canada will  make it a crime to steal- and  which laws will be so operated  that stealing will be difficult."  Richard's recent trip to London  was made as Dominion representative   to   confer   with   certain  persons on the matter of Imperial  Defense.    Sir Richard added, incidentally, that he also conferred  with several leading financiers  regarding the future finances of  British Columbia.    Doesourcon-  temporary know the outcome of  Sir Richard's hob-nobbing, with  the 'financiers.   Did he succeed in  extracting   another   loan   from  them.    Is that how our financial  position is improving?"  Through the failure of the  Dominion Trust Company many  people in the province will have  less money to spend, and consequently will spend less. <This to  our contemporary, means that  the ."province is improving its  financial position."  Less than three years ago the  province was supposed to have a  surplus of $9,000,000. Last year  it was found necessary to raise  a short-term loan of $1,5.00,000,  because (accordingto Mr. Bowser)  the province was unable to  square its ledger. Following  closely we have legislation authorising, the raising of a loan  of $10,000,000, stated by the  Minister of Finance to be merely  the precursory to others. Yet,  the "province is improving its  financial position."  Perhaps the News-Advertiser  is in possession of information  regarding provincial finances of  which the public has as yet no  knowledge, if so, we should be  pleased to be taken into the confidence of our contemporary.  According tq press reports,' Sir  As Others See  Us.  Under'the caption of "A.Fore-  casty" the Montreal Weekly Witness editorially speaks as follows:  "The story goes in Conservative  newspapers that Sir Richard McBride,   the   dictator of   British  Columbia, is to enter the national ministry as minister of naval  defense, a new portfolio, with a  view  to the   reversion   of   the  premiership   when   Sir   Robert  Borden shall  go  to London as  High  Commissioner,  a position  he would grace.    There can be  no question but that, with the  possible exception of Sir Rod-  mondRoblin, and of the impossible Major-General Hughes, who  has just, with a war-lord looseness of tongue, made bitter enemies of the patriots at Toronto,  Sir Richard is the most forceful  leader,  and   without   exception  the most practical politician in  the Conservative army, if not in  the whole country; for what is  called practical politics does not  find itself at home in the Liberal  party.    In favor of this forecast  there is more than one omen.  It  is notorious that Sir Richard, has  exploited and forestalled all the  great resources of his province  to such an extent that it is now  for   the   time  being   a  sucked  orange,   which   affords   small  promise   for   a continuance   of  such exhaustive, methods.    As  long as every constituency could  be bribed by some great public  work and politically handled by  one or more favored corporations  all went well.    But the province  itself, as well as its politics, has  got so largely, into the hands of  speculative companies and absentee owners looking to make rich  by a development which they are  For Results Use-  P. Standard"  doing jnothing to further, that  ���������the resentment of the actual inhabitant is becoming a thing to  be counted mth. It might be a  good move, therefore, on the  part of Sir Richard McBride to  leave to others the task of pulling the province through its time  of recuperation. Indeed, one  can foresee distress in the foreground of that process, such good  land as there-is in the province  having risen, to prices which  would be counted fabulous here  in the province of Quebec.  Squandering.  It is not often that the government's intention of constructing  wharves or .other public works  meets with opposition,-but in the  case of Quesnel a strong protest  has  been   made to the department of public works at Ottawa.  It is stated that a "wharf has not  been found,necessary during the  past twenty yearsand that when  the Pacific Great Eastern is completed there will be even less use  for it.    The only company who  will operate a steamer on  the  river next summer has joined in  the protest, so  that one must  come to the conclusion that the  money   would   be   practically  wasted.   The wharf, as proposed  by the government, would prevent the landing of logs in an  eddy near", a new  $22,000  sawmill.  ��������� It will also make it impossible to haul out boats for the  winter at  this  point.    Indeed,  the charge has been made openly  that   the   construction   of   the  wharf is only a sop to keep the  voters in good humor.   The statement is made that owing to the  press of ice, no wharf could stand  the strain, and every year would  necessitate extensive repairs, if  not a new wharf.  In the meantime we are in receipt of a letter from a reader  ���������residing ,at Kleena Kleene in  which he says they have for a  long time past been endeavoring  to obtain a post office at that  place.,    He complains   of   only  CHICK STARTER  CHICK FOOD  CHICK DEVELOPER  SCRATCH FOOD  SOLD BY LEADING DEALERS  AND BY  ALBERTA   PACIFIC   GRAIN  COMPANY  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  "A. P. Standard"���������We stand back of every sach  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE rDRY GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B.C.  *J Qault Brothers for over 60 years have successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  <J The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  stoct\ on the Coast, in some cases the best west of Toronto  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-to-Wear  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  House Furnishings  CARPETS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF "PRIDE OF THE  WEST" BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  -Send for Catalogue  MADE    IN    B.C."  Prompt Attention Given Letter Order*  getting mail about once every  two months. So far their efforts  have been unsuccessful. The  government almost insists on  spending money at 'Quesnel  where there are a fair number  of votes, and must needs be prevented from a wasteful expenditure by strong protest, while  here  at   Kleena   Kleene  are  a  number of settlers whose repea ted  request for a post office has been  met with a refusal. We suggest  that the good people of Kleena  Kleene again approach their  Dominion member on the subject.  It is not well to be too easily  discouraged. It is evident that  the Dominion government has  money to spend, even where it  A decided economy in fuel consumption is  effected by using nickeiled steel in  \HQnge  oven. It attracts and  heat far better than most oven  materials. See the McClary dealer.  "MADE !N CANADA."  63  Sold By All General Merchants.'  30E  5].[c  HOE  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  Si S.   "Chelohsin" Leaves  Vancouver  Monday at 8 p. m.  Leaves Bella Coola Wednesday night  ���������M. -<  every  0  o  0  PROJECTED ROUTE OP THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  <!][  S. S. "Coquitlam" will also sail from Vancouver on  November 12, 26,   December  10, 24,  January 7,  21,  February 4, 18, carrying Gasoline and  Explosives by  special arrangement.  For rates of Frights, Fares and other information, apply to  Hkad Okfick, Carrau, St., Vancouver ; or Geo. McGregor,  agent,  1003 Government St., Victoria.  lOL  D ���������  ^ftV*-������yryrv'  nor.  o  v) -     ������'f ...  Saturday, January  16,   1915  BELLA   COOLA   COURIER  is not needed, and with patience  a'nd perseverance it is justpos-  i, i  $i\)\e the member for that district may be induced to secure a  f"small appropriation to be spent  to some practical purpose.  "it  ^ O      O      o      O      O  ���������/fa . ,  7   f >  /'Vaccination on the arms and,  >iri extreme cases, on the nether  limbs, is a common thing; but a  Is, '  morning paper goes one better  with a heading to the effect that  it is recommended that Indians  be vaccinated on the North Shore.  Eh!   What?  Taxing  Wages.  When every man in the state  pays in accordance to what he  receives the national system of  finance will rest at once on its  broadest and most equitable  basis.���������London Mail.  A new submarine is called the-  0. U. 5.    This sounds familiar.,  !*  M>  *.  a?jfc&::  ������������������'..-., :'*PflCKEO:':'.,pV:.-'"  v VYf}. BRAID   ft CO.  te/v   imMrtcrs:  .;.' VANCOUVER,    a, c.  Order  that   pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  1  o  ���������ft  V-  it A  'il-  ii  i  ������ 9 '���������  s  1  recipe  in  any  flour.  is   the  3  V  * open  booking.  ROYAL STANDARD is  the wizard of the kitchen,  like magic  calling for  Standafdi  sesame" to good  It transforms ordinary bread, cakes or pies  into real wonders of the  culinary art.  Your grocer sells Royal Standard  under  a  money-back  guarantee.  J. W. Peck & Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  ^  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best  English  and American  Hats  V  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  J  The  Hostess who  wins favor serves  Nabob T  ea  ���������the tea that is  always reliable.  Sold by all good  grocers in pound and  half-pound lead packets.  40c - 50c - 60c  Per Pound.  WATER NOTICE  HTake Notice that Iver Fougner.  1 of Bella Coola, on behalf* of  the Bella Bella Indians, will apply  for a license to take and use 3000  gallons per day of water out of  an unnamed creek which flows  easterly and drains into Plumper  Channel about one half mile  north of the Bella Bella Indian  village. The water will be diverted from the stream at a point  about three quarters of a mile  from its mouth and will be used  for Waterworks in the Indian  village of Bella Bella. This notice was posted on the ground on  the 12th day of December, 1914.  A copy of this notice and ah  application pursuant thereto and  to the "Water Act. 1914," will  be filed in the office of the Water  Recorder at Vancouver. Objections to the application may be  filed with the said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, within 30  days after the first appearance  of this notice in a local newspaper. The date of the first  publication of this notice is January 2nd, 1915.  BELLA BELLA INDIANS.  By Iver Fougner, Agent.  Let Them Speak for  Themselves.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAL MININ'G RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^ Manitoka., SA..-;KATcrn:wAN and Ai.uk.rta,  the Yukon Tkuiutoky, the North-west Teuki-  tokiks and in a pnrtion of the Province of  lilUTJSH CoujMuiA, may be leaaed for a term of  twenty-one years-ut mi annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres will be leased  to one ������Mj|ii:unt.  Application for a lease muBt. be made by the  applicant in pornon to the Atcenl or Sub-AKent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In Hiirveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or le������al subdivisions of sections, and in un^urveyed territory the tract applied for shnjl be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of 45 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 live cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the A (rent with sworn returns accounting forthe  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  are not bointr operated, such returns should be  furnished at leant once a year. '  The lease will include the coal roininpr rights  only, hut^ the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights muy be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of .{lii.txi an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to tiny Ak'umi or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. I!.    Unauthorized  publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.- -HUO'JO.  _23U:.,  ...... j   j*~*.    ������������  TheMason &RischPi  mno  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  6    Let us attend   your Victor Record  ^1   mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  mm  BUSINESS CARDS  (From the New York Evening  Post.)    f  "We  now  let these   Belgian  documents speak for themselves"  is the concluding sentence of Dr.  Dernburg's plea in justification  of Germany's  violation of her  treaty obligations.    And they do  speak  for themselves;  but not  for Dr. Dernburg.    That gentleman, in the course of his 1500  words, more or less, of introduction, has not a word to spare for  the simple fact that the military  arrangements discussed between  a representative of  the British  army and a representative of the  Belgian army related  solely to  what would  be  done  " in case  Belgium   should   be   attacked."  Special pleading, on the part of  the official advocates of any belligerent, is to be expected; but  there are limits  beyond  which  special pleading becomes an insult to intelligence.   Those limits  are passed when the consideration of measures to be taken by  one country in case a treaty is  violated by another is deliberately declared to be proof that the  first country herself was determined  to   commit   a   violation.  And on no better basis than this  does Dr. Dernburg rest the defense of Germany's crime against  Belgium.  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGuoan  C.E., U.C.L.8., (J.A.H.C, H.C.I..S..  ASS. M.CAN.KOC. 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. O. Box 83o. Telephone 232.  J. A. LEROY PhoneSey. 9387 -i. NATION  BUS  MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN   PLAN   Hot and Cold Water  $1.00 TO S2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  WANTED  Listing of Lots and Acreage  in Bella Coola and Valley.  Give full particulars.  Price, Title, etc., to  MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  HOE  Fur Sales Agency  Crime of Vorwaerts.  At a time when the German  government was trying to excuse  itself to the world for the barbarities in Belgium that they  were necessary reprisals for the  unwarranted participation by  civilians in the fighting, Vorwaerts, the Socialist daily published in Berlin, pointed out that  German law expressly requires  German civilians to attack and  harass an invader by every possible form of night and secret  attack. For this indiscretion,  Vorwaerts was forced by the  military authorities to suspend  publication for several days.���������  Winnipeg-Free Press.  000 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sale.* Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest market  price always.  We hold sales monthly, but will advance 75 per cent, of value on receipt,  sending balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  0  (.  lOL,  )  O  Patronize Home Industry  and Buy RAMS AYS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Genfner  BLACKSMBTHiNG  OF ALL KINDS  Expert Horseshoer  CARRIAGE   REPAIRING  agens  B. C.  borg  ] c  ^L7HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \hfllAT person so independent?  ^|]I7HAT 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.  T>ELLA 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 Cooia.  ���������<>���������<  ���������<    H  >���������(   >-aaa������-o-������D9aB-o  Highland  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WfNES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP    PROMPTLY  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  M   o  ���������8B3HK    )-������BSS������-()-������aHB������-0-������!B������-0-������SH>(r~~"  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA  COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Year $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Turkic Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  Onk Ykar  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  Onk Ykar $!.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for ;   Name .���������'.   P. 0   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,- January 16; /9j  -���������   l  k  si  II  ������3  ��������� M  IS������  s. m  <��������� saJS  *' "*b.*.>  t$  1:6  13 [  HOE  ������-���������������  Land for the Veterans.  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  After the war there will be an  influx of immigrants from  Europe. As far as possible they  should be got on the land. The  problem should be faced now and  an adequate policy developed before the actual movement" of  population into the country has  begun.���������Toronto News.  Claims to Have Solved  Secret.  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coaft between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of six hundred miles.  Company Will Develop Invention  ���������Vessel Weighing Thirteen  Tons to Fly Safely.  0  THE  Manufacturers of all  MOONEY BISCUIT ���������-���������*JM>m   =���������  ::    AND CANDIES    ::  & CANDY CO. Ltd. MO(^l^-������J  VANCOUVER. B.C.  THE   BEST  YET"  Made in British Columbia  // will he to your interest to keeP well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section oj  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. :No manufacturer or whplesalehouse can  afford to let slip the opportunity of increased  sales that public advertising brings.  It is announced that the Arm-  strong-Whitworth Company has  decided to'develop the invention  of a working miner named Glen-  denning, who believes he has  solved the secret of safe navigation of the air. Glendenning has  spent years in studying aerouaut-  ics as a member of Balloon Society of Great Britain and declares  that an air craft built from his  designs,'although weighing more  than thirteen tons, will sail  around the world without danger  of calamity and will remain aloft  five days ^without requiring a  renewal of supplies.  Shot as a Spy, But Honored  in Death.  DEAL ESTATE booms in the  cities have 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.''  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  BUILD UP YOUR HOME  D 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.  It must not be forgotten that  there is a place in honorable warfare for the spy.  In Westminster Abbey there is  it might reasonably be recalled  a monument erected to a Britisher shot as a spy. 'This is the  famous Major Andre, who was  shot as a spy by George Washington for being within the American lines in' disguise. The  fact is, he had been sent by his  general, Sir Henry Clinton, to  confer at West Point on the Hudson, with that arch-traitor, General Arnold.  ��������� He obeyed orders and went,  taking .every precaution pf secrecy and disguise to escape the  notice of the enemy. In fact, he  was within sight of the English  lines on his return when he was  taken, and after a long court-  martial he was condemned and  andsholf But the traitor Arnold,  by Andre's self-sacrifice, escaped  the punishment he had so richly  deserved.  The body of "the gallant and  talented young soldier was taken  to England, interred in the Abbey, and pver his grave the British government erected a monument.  The Courier  $1| a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  an  HOE  m  It seems strange that some  people are always poking fun at  the poor Scotcham. Here for  instance is a sample we read in  a little American mag the other  day. "Three friends, one Irish,  one English, and one Scotch,  made a trip to London. After  reaching home they compared  the sovenirs collected. The chap  from Belfast had a little green  harp bearing .the inscription,  'Erin go Bragh!' the boy from  Birmingham carried a silver cup  engraved 'England expects  every man to do his duty.' And  Sandy! Nothing could equal his  glee as he held up a knife and  fork marked 'London and North  Western Railway.'"  It is announced that food is  plentiful in Austria; except flour,  meats, and vegetables.  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  rynildsen&Co.  ALL GOOD GROCERS.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������BANOE   XIX.  Take Notice that William J. Williams, of Snohomish, Wash., occupation  farmer, intends to apply for permission  to lease the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted half-  mile south-easterly from the head, of a  small inlet extending south from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence north 80"chains, thence  west 80 chains, to point of commencement containing 640 acres, more or less.  WILLIAM J. WILLIAMS.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, Agent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   XII.  Take Notice that Helge Smeby, of  Gig "Harbor, Wash., occupation farmer,  intends to apply for permission to lease  the following described land: !"  Commencing at a post planted 1 1-2  miles south-westerly from the head of a  small inlet extending south from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  HELGE SMEBY.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, Aprent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   III.  Take Notice .that Martin Smeby, of  Gig Harbor, Wash., occupation farmer,  intends������to apply for permission to lease  the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted 1 1-2  miles south-westei-ly from the head of a  small inlet extending south from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  MARTIN SMEBY.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, Aj?ent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   1ST.  Take notice  that   Richard  Loden,  of  Mineral,   Wash.,   occupation    farmer,  intends   to   apply    for    permission   to  lease the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted 1 1-2  miles south-easterly from the head of a.  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence east SO*  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence;  west 80 chains, to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  RICHARD LODEN.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY. Afjent-  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT"  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   III.  Take Notice that Frank W. Samuel.-  son,  of  Cromwell,  Wash.,   occupation  farmer, intends to apply for permission '  to lease the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted 2 1-2  miles south-westerly from the head of a  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80 ,'  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence,  east 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less,  FRANK W.   SAMUELSON.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, Atfont. /  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BAHOE   III.  Take Notice that Mark Smaby,  of Ocean Falls, B.C., occupation timber cruiser, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described land: *  Commencing at a post planted half-  mile south-westerly from the head of a  small inlet extending south from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence north 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less  MARK SMABY.  Dated, November 10, 19M.  Nov. 14--Jiin. 9  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   III.  Take Notice that Phillip Williams,  of Ocean Falls, B. C, occupation farmer, intends to apply for permission to  lease the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted half-  mile south-westerly from the head of a  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence north 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence south 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  PHILLIP WILLIAMS.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, Afrent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   XII.  Take Notice that Emma C. Smaby,  of Ocean Falls. B. C, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described  land:  Commencing at a post planted half-  mile south-westerly from the head of a  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, on north' end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  west 80 chains to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  EMMA C. SMABY.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY, AKent.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   III.  Take Notice that Mary A. Williams,  of Ocean Falls, B. C, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to lease the following described  land:  Commencing at r post planted half-  mile south-wester' frjm the head of a  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, on north end of Price Island,  thence south 80 chains, thence west 80  chains, thence north 80 chains, thence  east 80 chains, to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  MARY A.  WILLIAMS.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMABY. Apfc-nt.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANGE   III.  Take Notice that Charles ,f. Sexton,  of Seattle, Waa'h., occupation farmer,  intern's to apply for permission to lease  the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted half-  mile sooith-easterly from the head of a  small inletextendingsouth from Schooner Pass, dn north end of Price Island,  thence worth 80 chains, thence east 80  chains, lihence south 80 chains, thence  west 80 rt/.iairis to point of commencement, containing 640 acres, more or less.  CHARLES J. SEXTON.  Dated, November 10, 1914.  MARK SMAUY. Atfurit  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Merc  Dry Goods and  Staple and Fan^y  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, rappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it, to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mosl: 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 sorta  kept on hand.    Prompt service  Best Goods���������Lowest Prices���������Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  1 .H**  '...r'.vi,"  'i'1^^^,^

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