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 IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BEOLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR JUNE.  Compiled  by  Mr. C.  H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 67.   Minimum, 47.  Highest Max. (17th)79. Lowest Min. (10th) 52  Rainfall, 2.21 inches.  Rainfall for the year (1915)  34.33 inches.  VOL. 4���������NO. 41  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, JULY 29,  1916.  $1.00 a Y  ear  British Capture  Town of Pozieres  London, July 27.���������The village  I of Pozieres has been completely  I captured by the British. West  sof the village our territorial  Itroops made furtheradvance and  [captured two strong trenches  janda number of prisoners. Else-  fivhere on our battle front there  [is no change,   Berlin, July 27.���������British troops  [have established themselves in  I the'town of Pozieres says the  official statement issued by the  German headquarters staff.  [Russians Continue  Sensational Drive  Petrograd, July 27.���������Russians  are continuing there sensational  drive in southern Volhynia, pressing back   the   Teutonic  forces  near Slonevka river, a branch of  the Styr, which the Russians are  crossing; great losses have been  inflicted on the retiring hostile  forces.    Heavy losses in prison-  ;rs were also sustained by the  snemy, Gen. Sakahroff capturing  more than4000 officers and men.  ���������Forces under Gen. Boehmermolli  fare being attacked by  Russians  [in   Galicia,  ten  miles  north  of  Brady.      German   forces under  Field  Marshal von Hindenburg  attacked the Russian lines near  Kemmern, twenty miles west of  Riga, and  nearly  succeeded in  penetrating  the   Russian  front  line, but was finally compelled to  retreat by the concentration of  Russian fire.  New Guns  Captured  Paris, July 27.���������The night was  calm on the French front south  of river Somme. In the capture  by the French of a group of  houses south of Esirees on Monday 157 Germans were made  prisoners and three new German  guns were taken.  Civilians Executed  London, July 27���������Six civilians  have been executed by Germans  at Ghent charged with war treason. Germans have removed  7000 women and 150 pupilsof the  Turgot Institute from Roubaix,  presumably for agricultural work  in Germany.  Sir Roger's Last Chance  London, July 28.��������� Justice Darling announced today that the  five judges who heard the appeal  of Sir Roger Casement against  sentence of death on charge of  high treason in connection with  the Dublin revolt, would sit tomorrow to hear a possible application on behalf of the convicted man.  Russians Make Good  Haul of Teutons  Petrograd, July 28.���������In the  battle of Tuesday on the Russian  west front, G250 Teutons were  taken prisoners. Russians also  captured five guns and twenty-  two machine guns. Our forces  operating in the Caucasus are  continuing their pursuit of the  retreating Turks. In the Turkish fortress of Erzingan the Russians took a depot of war materials.  Hand to Hand Fighting  London, July 28.���������Throughout  the night our artillery has been  very active and we continued to  press the enemy with hand to  hand encounters at various points  of the line. The enemy is using  large numbers of gas and tear  shells in the battle area. Else-  on the British front there was no  incident of importance to relate  during the last 48 hours.  British Ships Escape  Stockholm, July 28.���������Almost  everyday the British steamers  lying at Russian ports manage  to get out of the Baltic and escape German cruisers. The ships  generally cross the Gulf of Bothnia and are piloted around Sweden inside the territorial limit.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S. S. Camosun arrived at 11  o'clock Sunday forenoon. The  only passengers for this port  were our well known townsmen  B. Brynildsen, A. C. Christen-  sen and Frank Broughton.  Hans Helgeson and Mrs. M.  Smaby with children were the  outgoing passengers.  B. Brynildsen returned from  a short business trip to Ocean  Falls and Namu.  man of leisure, having hired a  man to do his work for him. He  says he will never take coffee  before pulling his net again.  Business before pleasure will be  the rule for him from now on.  Gibson sustained the couple ! we commend it to the electors  through the ordeal by taking; for their perusal as it is well  part as best man and bridesmaid ; worth the time it takes to look  respectively.  A. C. Christensen reports  everything going on fine at his  cattle ranch at Smiths Inlet. Mr.  and Mrs. Oien, who are in charge  of the ranch, were in fine spirits.  Mr: Christensen found that  the catch of Sockeye salmon at  the Smiths Inlet cannery was  not up to the great records set  in previous seasons, but as the! the program in the afternoon,  boats brought in catches of up] But the  weather   clerk  vetoed  Last mail brought joy to the  hearts of Miss Phyllis Gibson,  Andy Christensen and Robert  Grant; they learned that they  had passed in the high school  entrance   examination.      Their  many friends rejoice with them.   ������_   The Young People's Missionary  Society held its monthly meeting  at the Noosatsum meetinghouse  last Sunday. A goodly number  of people from Hagensborg went  uploaded with baskets filled with  refreshments, expecting the enjoyment of a picnic together with  to two hundred sockeyes perday  this program;  the fine weather  there should   be  no'cause  fori of the morning did not last.    In  complaint.  Cavalry Has Not  Been Dispersed  Quebec, July 27.���������So far nothing definite has been obtained  from the different clues as to the  authors of the attempt to destroy  the Quebec bridge.  London, July 28. ���������A British  official statement was issued today denying a Turkish official  report of July 26th that British  cavalry forces in the vicinity of  the Suez Canal had been dispersed: "It is stated by German  wireless that our cavalry had  been driven back at Romania and  Katia." Our cavalry is in occupation of Katia and nowhere has  it been driven back, but complete  superiority over the enemy has  been established by it both in  pushing in reconnaissances and  in driving in his covering parties  at will. The enemy has not even  ventured to press any reconnaissance in our direction. The  Turkish force at Oghralina dare  not advance from that place and  no Turk has been near Romania.  Hans Helgeson after spending  a few weeks with us renewing  old acquaintances and making  new ones, left on Sunday for his  home at Metchosin. It had been  his intention to make his stay  somewhat longer, but as his  health did not improve in this  season's unusually damp weather  he decided to leave.  Mrs. Mark Smaby also left on!  the afternoon the daily rain arrived and the picnicers were  forced to enjoy themselves indoors. Rev. Mr. Sageng presided at the meeting. Addresses  and readings on missionary topics were delivered by several of  the members. In spite of. the  vagaries of the weather everybody expressed themselves as  well pleased with the gathering.  The attention of our readers is  called to an article iit this issue  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  /.i*_vn---  Johnnie, an Alcatcho Indian,  became involed in the meshes of  the law last Tuesday and that  without any fault of his own. A  pack train of which he was a  pary, in proceeding up the valley-  passed the farm of Mrs. P. A.  Peterson. Two , of Johnnie's  dogs, true to their instinct as  good hunters, attacked one of  Mrs. Peterson's sheep. Johnnie  was a considerable distance behind and did not see the attack,  and therefore was precluded from  calling the dogs off. Mrs. Peterson's son, Fritjof, came to the  rescue of the sheep although too  late to save its life. In his resentment he shot the two dogs  and then invoked the aid of the  law for compensation of the loss.  Mr. Gibson acted as magistrate  in the case and imposed on Johnnie the payment of nine dollart  and costs.  Johnnie thinks that now he  has paid for the sheep he ought  to be paid for the loss of one dog  at least.   The 103rd Battalion which hat  been encamped at Victoria since  its organization departed Saturday, July 15, for over seas.  Oden Peterson and C. Mellor  of Bella Coola, are members of  this regiment.  it through. No doubt Mr. Man-  son will be glad to furnish copies  to all applicants.  Your influence and support is respetffully requested.  T. D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding.  Italians Repulse Attacks  Rome, July 27.--The night of  July 24 Italian troops repulsed  two violent attacks against the  summit of Monte Cimone which  had been captured from the Aus-  trians. __   London, July 27.���������British government will consent to plan for  rationing the civilian population  in the areas occupied by German  and Austrian armies, under supervision of a neutral commission appointed by President Wilson, if the Central Powers will  consent not to remove native  food supplies.  Sunday for her home at Ocean  Pulls. During her stay of several weeks her daughter, Marie,  received instruction from Rev.  H. Sageng preparatory to the  rite of confirmation. She was  confirmed at the Hagensborg  Church on July 16._  Simon Haaksvold, one of our  redoubtable fishermen, met with  the painful accident last week of  having both feet scalded. Contrary to his usual practice of  postponing the pleasure of the  cup that cheers till after the net  had been pulled, he at this particular time decided that the  stimulus of a cup of good coffee  would facilitate the arduous task | A wedding was celebrated in  before him and therefore set; due form at the Indian village  about boiling some water. But j last Sunday. The high contract-  in moving about he tipped the; ing parties were Jimmie Edgar  coffee po. and the hot contents j and Jessie Pollard.    Rev. W. H.  Gibson tied thenuptial knot good  and strongat the Mission Church.  by,A. R. Neale, assistant provincial horticulturist. The wet  season makes the work of eradicating weeds a harder task than  usual, but it is a work that must  be done if profitable returns are  wanted; therefore read Mr. A.  Neale's article and act in accordance.   Friday, August 4, is the second  anniversary of the war. Rev.  VV. H. Gibson informs us that  arrangements are being made  for special services on the Sunday following, commemorating  the great event. The program  will be principally musical.  ran over his feet. Before the  stockings could be removed blisters had formed  He is now a  Joe Sanders and  Miss Mildred  One of the results of the war  is more demand for British Columbia food fish. From Vernon  comes the news that instead oi  meat more fish will be used.  Fish rations at present being  served to the. Canadian troops  is proving a great success, and  is much appreciated by the men,  particularly on the praries.  Prince Rupert halibut is now the  fish product used exclusively.  Formerly in the Prairie military  camps frozen whitefish from  Lake Winnipeg was served, but  this has been superseded bj  halibut. British Columbia salmon is part of the food supplied  to the allied armies in France,  and is also extensively used in  all soldier camps in England.  During the recent visit of his  Royal Highness the Duke of  Connaught to Winnipeg, the  guard of honor was selected  from the Scandinavian battalion.  A friend of the Courier has  sent us a pamphlet entitled:  "What William Manson Has Done  For Prince Rupert."  It is always well that the electors of each district should know  what their representative in parliament is doing for them as a  constituency, as well as for the  Province at large. The booklet  contains four pages: three of  them explain fully what Wm.  Manson has done for Northern  British Columbia and the city of  Prince Rupert. This publication  can be had by applying for it and  (Elutrrli Ufattn.  Sunday School  Church Service  10:45 a.m.  7:30 p.m.  _  Preacher  for Sunday-- Ht  W.  II. Gibson.  All  Are  Welcome.  The fishing at Rivers Inlet and  Namu for the past week has been  very light. The reason for this  is attributed to the exceptionally  heavy rains experienced during  the month, the rivers being unusually high gives the salmon  the very best of chances to enter  the streams and avoid being  caught.   The two canneries operating  at Kimsquit have done fairly  well and will finish up with larger  packs than last year.  The local cannery has done exceptionally well. The catch of  spring salmon has been somewhat better than in former  years. Even if the Sockeye is  falling short of last season all  tins will be filled with other  salmon.   Ocean Falls News.  Last week saw the driving of  piles for the foundation of the  large paper mill pretty well finished, a lot more piles will have  to be put down for wharves and  other buildings in the immediate  future. The large dredge Taccma  is now working night and day  filling in gravel from the harbor,  using a twenty-inch pipe strung  out on scows from the mud  machine to where the buildings  are to be erected, the distance  is about one thousand yards.  Through this pipe come mud,  sand, stones, or anything small  ���������jnough to pass through the tubes  and it all goes into covering up  the thousands of sticks of all  limensions that have been driven into the ground during the  past two months. Some difficulty  has been experienced in the operation of the dredge. This is  principally due from encounter-  ingsunken timber brought down  by the river from Link Lake and  which has settled in the mud of  the bay. Quite often the pump  has to be stopped and the intake  hopper cleared of this-rubbish.  While it interferes to a considerable extent with the work, these  sunken roots are also a danger  to the machinery in the work of  gathering up the gravel frGm  the bottom of the bay.  Every steamer now coming in  bringssteel and cement. All the  buildings for pulp and paper use  will be of reinforced concrete,  tens of thousands of barrels of  cement and thousands of tons of  steel will go into these structures.. The machinery used in  the manufacture of pulp and  paper is all heavy and requires  that the buildings and floors be  especially strong in order to hold  the tremendous weights and also  to prevent vibration when the  mills are in operation.  There is little hope that any  of the factories will be completed  before the first of the coming  year and actual operations will  not be undertaken before the  early spring. The reasons for  not being able to commence at  an earlier date is given as partly  due to weather conditions, but  principally to the shortage of  labor. BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Salurd  ner  will  refrain;   and   confine our  selves to announce as our firm  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by jconvjctionthat at any emergency j  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year     $1.00  6 Months   . ..............    0.75  3 Months ..       ... ..... .   0.50  United States  1 Year _.... .$1.50  United Kingdom  1 Year _ $1.00  rR<3?__������_L_.  MAKES RERFECT BREAD  necessitating a great leader, the  man for the hour will come, providing the people are deserving  of such leader.   ���������  Therefore we return to the into a ������reat ringing cheer, and  statement made at the beginning j round after round of cheers were  of this article, "that in the forth-1 given, concluding with three of  Subscriptions 'payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once." Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,   Apply at.  Office.  ���������To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be given'to the editor.  The Editor reserves" the right to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk.  '������. ahis jirijn.lt suprema ftrt lex"  SATURDAY, JULY 29, 191.;  The Parting of the Ways.  . To any serious minded person  acquainted with the conditions  ���������prevailing in the province at this  time, it must be apparent that  in: the forthcoming election the  voters have come to the parting  of the ways.  It will then be for them to decide whether the present manner  of guiding the affairs of the province shall be continued or if a  new. set of directors shall be  called to that important work.  It seems to us that those who  are not able to see that the present deplorable industrial, commercial and financial conditions  are to a great extent due to a  careless, improvident and incompetent administration must be of  the- sort who are blind because |  coming election the voters have  arrived  at the parting of the  ways."   If by their votes they  decide for a clean government,  the elimination of .the curse of  the liquor traffic and for a rule  of right-doing in the land, they  shall not lack men who can be  entrusted to carry out their decision in a manner that will result  to the welfare of the province.  But if on the other hand they  allow their self-interest, prejudices and partisanship to govern, to the exclusion of patriotism  and loyalty to the best interest  jf the land as a whole, our present wretched state of affairs will  continue its course on the downward gradeand practically bring  :he province to bankruptcy.  The  time  for  decision   is at  hand.  o    o    o    o    o       ���������  Meetings in the North.  Reports of the first meetings  held by H. C. Brewster and M.  A. Macdonald on their tour of  Northern' British- Columbia are  at hand and it is now possible to  draw a comparison between these  and those held by Mr. Bowser  and his ministers.  The Bowser meetings gave no  evidence of enthusiasm and good  will, no hearty applause, no  cheering for the -Conservative  leaders and candidat'es^but rather, as for instance at the meet  the heartiest for H. C. Brewster  the Liberal leader."  When   Mr.. Brewster rose to  speak another three cheers were  given and of greater significance  still,   "~_v_.   A.   Macdonald, the  much traduced representative of  Vancouver,  when rising to address  the audience  received a  tremendous ovation and had to  wait   quite a  while . before he  could make himself heard.   This  in itself is sufficient proof that  the mud thrown by Bowser and  his gang did not stick.   ���������  The meeting held the next day  at Terrace was equally enthusiastic and successful.  "In the lightof the marked differences in   the   tenor   of   the  meetings held by the Conservatives and "the Liberals it is almost  amusing to learn that Mr. Bowser -expresses himself as being  convinced of the return of a solid  Conservative representation in  the next legislature   from the  North..   If that is  his  candid  opinion it only goes to show that  on his recent trip through that  part of the province he did not  come in touch with the rank and  file of the people.  His prognostication as to the  result of the election are not  very reliable anyhow. Before  the by-election in Vancouver he  expressed it as his firm conviction that Tisdall would be elected  by ajarge majority. We know  how badly mistaken he was then.  It will be found that his opinion  of the result in the North is  equally wrong. The people  want a change.  Politics in this Province and in  the Dominion, is entering upon a  new era. Grafting, extravagance  and disregard of the common  people is coming to an end, and  clean, economical administration  of public affairs according to approved business principles will  be the order.  The peopleare awake and can  no longer be deceived by empty  promises , and extravagant  methods. Conservatives and  Liberals in .this province arc-  uniting in a.demand that Bowser and his crew must go.  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  WADE    IN   ���������B.-'-C'i'  Prompt Attention Given L  A Typical Appointment.  As most of our readers art  aware, there is- now in progress  in Vancouver an investigation  concerning some irregularities  connected with the School Board.  Justice Murphy \s the judge  who is presiding over the inquiry,  and without going into details it  may be stated, that politics have  held sway in the dealings of the  board, whichiscomposedof members of the Conservative party.  The inquiry has disclosed that  orders for school supplies, mate  rial, repairs^ labor, etc., have  been confined to persons who  were willing to support the Conservative organization with  funds and votes.  Conspicuous  for activities of  this kind among the members' of  the board was F. W. Welsh, who  it will  be remembered,  gained  considerable prominence in the  by-election inquiry as one who  had a previous knowledge of the  arrival of the vote-pluggers from  Seattle, who had several of them  lodged in-the building where he  conducted his grocery business  on  Granville   Street,   who   although a Conservative candidate  for member of  the provincial  legislature and therefore interested in thedefeatof the Liberal  i0" he de-  candidate', yet has Hi. 0fl  to tell   the  com mi  stroyed the written .vK](ncelj ,  ���������possessedimplicating the^ *'  party in the election fraud. ^  In the present sd,.,,,!^.  quiry hehas.confcs-,(| lop%  tion -of contributions to the('0  servative campaign  .������������������<] ir([  business men patro/.izn  school   board.     Tl  men in view of  .'th  U'*A- businea  these oxacid  found lit ;'necessary to rai.et.ei>  prices to the board, which _  not objected to; the r__���������K 0j.  which was that the ta.vpsv.is  of Vancouver were, by t he act/on  of the school board. vi rtualW the  contributors to the'Conservative  campaign fund.  It is necessary to 1.o rom.why  it  - i ���������  ������w *__-_-        _*. _. __*._*_.,    l_LJ__^^-  they do not want to see; in fact; ingheld in Prince Rupert, a cold,  that they are so ruled by self  interest, pre-conceived notions  and strong prejudices that they  have become purblind.  "There are some people among  those who persist in supporting  the very men who are responsible  for the existing state of affairs,  who admit;that the government  is responsible, yet they say the  opposition will' not be able to  remedy matters, hay, "theyeven  pretend   that  if   the   Liberals  ��������� should come into power matters  might even become worse.  "���������'. We  will  admit  that during  some dark moments, pessimism  as to the future does take hold  upon us also; but pessimism so  dark, or lack of faith in the human  nature so great as shown in the  ^utterances  such  as  these, we  hope we will never be subjected  to nor even be warranted by experience.  There is still a great majority  Of the people in Canada and  throughout the rest of the civilized world who have faith in the  people and a government of the  people through their representatives; and even if at times  through laxity, indifference or  great prosperity, people allow  ; the government to drift into bad  ways;'an awakening will always  take place and things will be  righted again.  Some complain that the Liberal party.have no really capable  men for higher government positions and that those who are  leaders of that party have not  the necessary experience to carry  on the goverment.  The temptation to make a fling  at our goverment at this point  of the argument is great, but we  stony silence prevailed throughout.  -The whole of the Brewster  meeting was marked by the enthusiasm born of strong hopes  for the future, firm convictior  that the cause.of right will win,  and implicit confidence and faith  in the leaders.  The Prince Rupert News tells:  ''-���������Never in the history of Prince  Rupert has there been such a  display of enthusiasm at a public  neeting as that which greeted  he Liberals at the Westholme  theatre.    The applause swelled  CLUB OFFER  ���������\  We have pleasure in announcing that we have made arrangements with two of the leading weekly publications  "so that our subscribers may have the best of reading at  -substantially reduced rates. .  The Courier $1.00 "     ,  Fanners Advocate & Home Journal, Winnipeg  1.50 ,       papers  :  for  .   .   $1.50  $2.50  The Courier ; .  Canadian Countryman, Toronto  $1.00  1.50  $2.50  Both papers  for  .  .   $1.50  The Courier   .       ,    '...      ..       . $1.00  Canadian Countryman, Toronto        .       ..  1.50  Farcers Advocate & Home Journal, Winnipeg 1.50  All three papers  for.   .   $2.50  The      Boy  Scouts  motto is a good one /or  the housewife.    Milk deliveries are uncertain, particularly in  Winter.     The  unexpected  guest   may  find you with an insufficient supply.  Be prepared.    Keep in the house at all times a  few tins of  "Canada First" Milk  EVAPORATED (Unsweetened)  It surpasses Cream (and  costs much less) for coffee,  cooking, cream soups and  dressing. With the Condensed (Sweetened) use  only half the amount of  sugar in cooking.  If you are interested in  pure  food  tests, get  the  CONDENSED (Sweetened)  " Canada First " Custard Piej  lean "Canada Fir.t " Evapor .,:ui;  (Unsweetened) Milk. i  * e.tis.  Pinch of salt. j  Sucar to ta .e.  Little _r;>iet) nutmeg or Rronnii        !  cici.-inon. !  Dilute the milk wilhtbrre ti:; ��������������������������������� *'<  mijcb water, aod ru^s well 1,. -   '  salt, nutniej;, su*. r.   Line two ' n *  or one larae pie plate wiih t ������������������ '  ';  ideeppic platrs are prefer.M,     I ..|  and Lal.e in a hot oven for . I:  <���������<  Dominion Government analysis of milks in Bulletin  No. 305, Dept. of Inland Revenue. It will show  where   Canada First " stands.  AYLMER CONDENSED   MILK  CO.. Limitsd  HAMILTON.  CANADA.  SHH  30E  3������C  HOE  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C, LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SHKVU'K  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  O. S.      CamOSUn"   Leaves   Vancouver  every  Thursday at 9 p.m.       (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays a.m.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  S. S. "Coquitlam" sails from Vancouver  nightly, carrying Gasoline and Explosives, wil  at Bella Coola by arrangement.  I'i . I-  C.'lli  it_ ..0rr>rates of Freij?htH, Faros and o_h������.r info, million, :tni .  __!.. 9/__G_;������ CA,1ItAU' *r- Vancouvku; or (ii. ������. M' (:i:i-'  ugent,   1003 Govkknmbnt St., Vactokia.  ��������� in  III!,  HO SalurJay, July 29,   1916  BELLA, COOLA  COURIER  I  ���������_  _.  circumstantial in the recital; of j contested election flaunted one  these transactions of the Van-1 of his stained henchmen in the  COUver school board, because it! front of the provincial electorate.  An act so foolish at this time  now is passing from being only  a local affair into provincial prominence.  In the late legislature.an act  was passed to give soldiers from  British Columbia wherever found  an opportunity to vote in the  next. election.! This act w a s  copied almost verbally from one  passed by the Dominion parlia-  '. ment, with a very important  difference.  The Dominion Act provides  several safe guards for the prevention of frauds; these the!  framers of the provincial act did  not think it necessary to adopt;  and to some people who have  not that implicit faith in Mr.  Bowser that his blind supporters  have, this omission looks very  suspicious.  But that is not all, Mr. Bowser instead of selecting a Con-|  servativeof unstained honorand  record  for  the   important   and  difficult position  of conducting  the British Columbia election in  Britain,  so far forgets himself  that he appoints this man F. W.  Welsh to serve the province in  this delicate mission and where  the  opportunity  for fraud  are  many.  Mr. Bowser has by this appointment displayed a lack of the  qualities needed to be a successful leader of a political party.  He has in the face of a dubious!  cannot be explained by us on any  other theory than that a leopard  cannot change his spots, it is  part of his nature.  CLASS LEGISLATION IN  B. C. PROHIBITION  ACT  More News-Advertiser.  "Mr. Wendell Ferris of Revelstoke, barrister, brother of one  of the Vancouver Liberal candidates, informs the St. John, N.  B.,  "Telegraph,"   that   British  Columbia is about to get rid of  the "gang of robbers" who rule  thejprovince. The most notorious  "gang of robbers" ever heard  from in connection with British  Columbia  public  life,   was  the  gang who conspired to steal the  Vancouver election.     Does Mr.  Wendell Ferris  know anything  about this gang?"  Why ask anybody. The only  people that knowanything about  the Vancouver election frauds  are Messrs. Bowser, Tisdall,  Welch, Sullivan, Kelly & Co.  They are the people that know.  Just ask them.  Measure Would Mean One Law  For The Rich And Another  For The Poor.  The News-Advertiser of July  20 says that there will be vote-  plugging all over the province in  the next election.  Unlike the Conservatives in  Vancouver the Liberals of Prince  Rupert district will not permit  any infractions of su-ch nature,  but   will    place   vote-pluggers  record, on the eve of a strongly! where they will do no harm.  SOLD BY ALL DEALERS  ���������   ���������. - ���������______MS.  '   :;_^M_S_I_1_  .r.'-i^-S-,_'������fl  ;-.:$_Sl  ~&_ii  '&������* _H_  _H_i_i_____l  -___������������_  __r___  isiil___i  JpfJIySagjB  __!__������_  s___������__  _______  _____������ ._-____  _31i___  !_______  ____n_______j___ff^__:  __*I^__n_V___  ______!  W^^^^^^^^^^^ffi  WMJpgljpKgi^  A feu) lines we specially  recommend  Great West Tea  Duerrs���������  Jamsand Jellies  Griff en & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  "ItAlways "Pleases"  As the details of the Prohibi-  bition Act, on which the electors  will give a referendum vote on  September 14, are being brought  out, the measure is becoming  unpopular with fair minded men  because of the fact that the Act  covers "class legislation" of the  most pronounced type.  It is one of the principles of  true and stable government that  general laws should treat all citizens���������whether workingman or  employer, whether rich or poor  ���������alike. This principle is violated  in a glaring manner by the Prohibition Actand, for that reason,  the measure is being condemned  by the working-class in particular and fair minded electors in  general.  While many clauses of the Act  are of the "class legislation"  type, the most glaring instance  is that which is contained in  Clause 57, the section which provides for the uncontrolled, unrestricted and unlimited importation of liquor from outside the  Province. This clause reads as  follows:  "Nothing in this Act shall  be construed to interfere (_)  With the right of any person  to import from without the  Province liquor for bona fide  use in his private dwelling  house."  This clause is a direct blow at  the workingman, the main-stay  of the prosperity of the province,  and the man of moderate means,  whose earnings are insufficient  to allow him to save money to  any considerable amount.  It is legislation which says to  the man who has money at his  disposal, "You may import all  the liquor you want, ordering-it  by the quart, gallon, case or barrel, so long as you send outside  the Province for it." To the  workingman or man of moderate  means, who is accustomed to buy  his beer or other beverage by  the glass or bottle, it says in emphatic terms, "No you can't do  that any longer. If you want to  get liquor in small quantity and  buy it in your home town, as you  have been accustomed to do, you  must go to the doctor and get a  prescription, paying his fee, and  then, get the prescription filled  at the store."  Is not this one law for the rich  and another for the poor, or man  of moderate means; one law for  the workingman and another for  the employer? And what, in the  nameof justice, isthatbut "class  legislation?"  As far as the the principles of  Prohibition are concerned, the  man who would be hit by this  class legislation is asking the  question as to why Prohibitionists think there is any more  danger to be feared from the  consumption of liquor which is  bought by the quart, case, gallon  or barrel outside Province than  there is from its consumption  when bought, locally, by the  single glass or bottle. This question is a hard one for the Prohibitionists to answer as the Act  sent to the electors with their  approval provides for the purchase of just as much liquor as  was previously the case, so long  as it is secured from a drug store  or imported from points outside  the Province.  An illustration of the manner  in which even men of means  view the Act is shown by the  words of a prominent Vancouver  financial man: "If I voted for the  Prohibition Act, I'd do it with  the knowledge that I could get  just as much liquor as I wanted  anyhow for I can afford to send  away for it. But I can't vote  for a measure which is so unfair  as to give me privileges which  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  fOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  v' Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Albekta.  the Yukon Tebkitorv. the Nokth-west Terri-  ��������� Tories lind in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-A^ent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which  will  be refunded if the rightB  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable out-  . put 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 be  f urnished 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.���������30G90.  BUSINESS CARDS  L-gggSSBs- __5g_____! gggn__?_. ���������'_������_--  / heMason (y txischriano  of to-day will mat\e plain our  privilege lo state with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  tf]T Let us attend  your Victor Record  JJ  mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B, C  o  noi:  Fur Sales Agency  GOO dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest market  price always.  We hold sales monthly, but will advance 75 per cent, of value on receipt,  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.  JOE  O  Dealers and Trappers  \X/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \X/HAT person so independent?  \A7HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of  the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are  independent;  they are strangers to hard times.  T^HE REASONS for this enviable ccndi-  -"- 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 twentj' first prizes.  are denied to the workingmen  just because   he   isn't as  well  fixed as I am."  ���������Advt.  QELLA COOLA and the surrounding  ���������*������������������* country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  Wm. Manson announces that  very searching questions will be  put to the farmers who apply  for loans from the government.  The railroad promoters receive  money from the treasury without question.  D  The Importance of  Weed Control.  ���������  D  By A. /.. NEALE, Assistant Piooindal  Horticulturist.  Without any fear of contradiction, it may be said that, "weeds  are the farmers worst enemies."  All those who honestly follow  farming as their occupation in  life, should make up their minds  to employ such means as will  produce maximum results from  the labor expended. Weed con-  Continued on page 4, column 2.  G *. fl-lorelMoric v" for your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yoar section  SHIP YOUR FlUtS I>I1_I_CT to "SHUBERT" the largest  house In the World dealing exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN RAW FURS  a reliable���������responsible���������sate Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century," a lontr successful record of sending Pur Shippers prompt.SATISFACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for". t������ _������bub.rt ftbipp* ."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Wri.e for ������-NOV-lt'������ FREE  AR      .HIIRFRT   In.     25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  . _>. OnUDLR I , inc. DeptC 67 CHICAGO. UJ5-A.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  OiNR Year $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $1.00  wnL_i-,>PJ_uii__FW'r_---_ti_iL'_<.a_.i__������'-..-Jt u, ������������������_. *������__  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. O   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed BELLA GOOL/V COURIER  Salurday, Ju]y ^  ;.^  y  r the  nef  w  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coa������t between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of" six hundred miles  It will be to your interest to keeP WeH. in~  formed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this'Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVERTISERS -  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. No manufacturer or w holes alehouse can  afford to let slip the opportunity of increased  sales that public advertising brings.  THE IMPORTANCE OF WEED  CONTROL.  (Continued from column 4, page 3.)  trol is one of the most important  operations   on   the progressive  farm.  It is not sufficient, nor is it fair  .that one or two zealous men in  a-.district should industriously  devote their attention to. keeping  their place clean, while next  door a neighbor has a pasture  which has been down twelve'or  fourteen years and is producing  a splendid crop of dandelion,  mustard or thistle.  .A combined effort is needed on  the part of all the farmers in the  district to stop the rapid increase  of weeds.  Now purely in the interests of  the farmer,' there is a Noxious  Weeds Act which provides for  the compulsory eradication of  certain specified weeds: Canada  Thistle; Perennial Sow Thistle,  Annual Sow Thistle, Bull Thistle,  Russian Thistle, Ox-eye Daisy,  Wild Mustard, Wild Oats, Stink-  weed, Ragweed, Blue Burr, and  Dodder.    Not a very long list.  But surely where the operation is in. the interests of the  farmer, he should not have to be  made to perform it under penal-  tyof a fine.    No, if the people  0  VANCOUVER.LAND DISTRICT  O EAL 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 develop-  m-.nts by reading the "Courier."  DISTRICT   OP   COAST���������RANGE   III.  Take Notice that Oliver T. Kellog, of  Hagensborg, B. C, occupation farmer,  intends to apply for permission to pur-  chase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-west corner of Lot 6, thence-east  and following the south boundary of  Lot 6, forty chains; thence south five  chains and fifty links to the north bank  of the Noeek River; thence westerly  and following the.northerly bank of the  Noeek River fifty chains to the shore  of South Bentink Arm; thence in a  northerly direction along said shore  line seven chains to the south boundary  ���������of Lot 6; thence easterly and following  the south boundary of Lot 6 ten chains  to point of commencement, containing  30 acres, more or less  OLIVER T. KELLOG.  Dated, June 24. 1916.  July 8--Sept. 2.  _��������������������������� Illl   I .-J���������  You are judged  by the  stationery that you use.  .Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  DUILD UP YOUR HOME  U'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.  _s_3___  cheers and refreshes  at any hour of the day.  ^You get the most delicious tea when you  Never Sold  InBulfc.  use  ??5*___3_WSg������__S!__s?S.  MAM  TEA  We buy from the Factory and  sell to YOU direct.   Largest \  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto. Let us quote you.  KYDD BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  $1 a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  __ I* ^Q'  'I l__  TriE two principal reasons  why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etci, are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the only  brands produced in  B. C. under government inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioners  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  ��������� M_l_ll Willi ���������  of the community realize its, importance and make up their  minds to combine and remove  this hindrance to their progress,  the matter becomes far easier.  A thing done willingly' is far  more satisfactory than when  done'uhder compulsion. Therefor I urge alL the farmersof  Bella Coola to consider this seriously and make up their minds to  make war on the weeds, riot onjy  from an economical but also an  aesthetic point of view. I am  perfectly sure that the man with  the clean fence rows and weed-  less farm would have the appearance of being prosperous  beyond his neighbor, who was  growing a field of thistles, no  matter 'how large, or beautiful a  house the latter had.   .  This is not^ only a local problem, but a world-wide one. People  in other parts of the world and  ih this Province have realized  the necessity and acted with paying results.   ���������  Let the people of Bella Coola.  also realize the importance of  weed control before they get  beyond control, and hammer  away at them- for the good of  ! the community; and the future  i prosperity of every farmer in  that community.  There are certain methods  which should be systematically  followed throughout the year  and every year:  1.. Frequent shallow cultivations during the summer by  means- of hoed crops such as  corn, roots and potatoes so as to  prevent seeding. Also hand pulling stray plants.  2. Cultivation after harvest  consists of skim ploughing t^o encourage early germination of  seedsior later destruction. When  annuals are ;,yery numerous it is  a good plan to grow an early  crop sucH as barley or grain or  hay, and then sow down to clover, thus preventing the weeds  from seeding.  3. With perennials it is most  important to have a crop that  needs frequent cultivation to  prevent the plants coming into  leaf at all.  4. Follow a rotation of crops  and keep all* uncultivated parts  of the farm; clean. Know the  weeds, study- their habit of  growth and then fight them.  The dealer who displays  this sign can supply your  every ammunition need.  REMfNGTON  UMC  Cut out the "off days"  in   the   field   and   at   the   traps  Use Remington UMC and you'll find 3rour shot  thrown much faster at the mark���������you'll need  less "lead" on your bird���������you'll have an easier  feeling about angles,���������about the quartering bird  ���������and the "on comer.". Big scores will come  almost as a matter of course.  :   Remington UMC Loaded Shells  All standard loads and powders. "Arrow," aristocrat  amongst shells and "Nitro Club,.", steel-lined smokeless  "speed: shells," as sportsmen call them; the popular  "Remington" (smokeless), and "New Club" for black  powder shooters.  Remington UI_C .22's  For clean sport any day of the year get a hard hitting little Rem-  iugtou UMC .2_ Rifle. The "Autoloader" streams its 16 shots as fast  as you pull the trigger. The Slide-Action Repeater is a  velvet-smooth shooter���������15 shots, solid breech. The Single  Shot is a rugged, accurate little weapon, too. Remington  UMC..22 cartridges, short, long and long rifle are made with  the same care as our famous high-power metallics. Get a  box or two and be ready for an hour's fun any time.  Remington Arms Union  Metallic Cartridge Co.  ("Contractors to the British Imperial and  Cutonial GovtrmnciUsJ.  WINDSOR, ONT.        18.  Uudoiv__g. New York, U.S.A.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  ALL GOOD GROCERS  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 1895.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  Gene ra I M e r c hand I s  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP. HEATING  AND  COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������     ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddfes  Settlers, Prospectors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mo-ft suitable articles are kept at prices thai  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stai  ams  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all clescripticnS  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  Best Goods���������Lowest Prices���������Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.


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