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 1BHB  ������IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  I-/SfylSIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL--  1|S|ENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR MAY.  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H.  Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: maximum on 22nd, 86; mean  maximum, 64.    Minimum on 5th, 35; mean ,  minimum   42.16.    Rainfall, 2.22 inches.  WOL. 2-HO. 38  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, JUNE 13,  1914.  $1.00 a Year  Marconi's Keen Ears  '__ :   ess Wizard Overhears Conversation Forty Miles Away  es  idon,   June   11. ��������� William  fHoni declares he has heard  ���������?W^0}ess telephone conversation  -'* '^'r^i^Berlin 600.miles distant, and  ', ���������".' 4fs1|ecently held communication  ' .'*' 3>b15f|en ships forty miles apart,  ' l'.1vtWoverhearing   talk   in   the  .ro'omthot spoken into the mstru-  -%, ��������� irnent' ��������� ��������� ,'/  - -    fijMlVconi's London office daily  -C"'|tan?#by wireless with his fac  W; H'BMt Chelmsford, thirty mile:  ^tolfat Chelmsford, thirty miles  '������__*'    '   * _. __r������_ V  Wi'rH? ' y"'  :���������-"  ES  Fib%; of Natural Gas  Struck at Arrowhead  $50,000 for Sufferers;  of Empress Disaster  Ottawa, June 11.���������The Minister of Finance tabled a supplementary return of $50,000 for  the relief of sufferers by the recent Erhpi-ess of Ireland disaster;  also an item of $10,000 to cover  the cost.of the enquiry into the  disaster.  _-_��������� *.���������������  _  __H*  c.  RE  .^Nelson, June 11.-A'steady  *?&fJpreasin g flow of gas -was  ,v!S������tered at a depth offou*  t^cteln'Seet last evening, one mile  >^3fof   Arrowhead   at   Hall?s  }',. '"ianding, when sand Was reached  ''     at this depth through solid blue  clay.11 The gas was released and  ' forced.its  way through with a  >\rusfing sound.     The well was  , C^offlily  capped  with a parrel,  -,__ 'j^i-which  a three-eights-inch  ': '^/p^Jvas inserted, and a white  flame about twenty inches high  burned all night.  Grew In No Peril  Karluk Men Have Plenty of Food on  Wrangell Island ���������  Fairbanks, Alaska, June 11.���������  Advices from St. Michael's say  that Captain A. Bartlett of the  Stefansson Arctic ship Karluk is  confident that the crew, which  is stranded on Wrangell Island,  has sufficient provisions to last  until a relief ship reaches them.  Captain Bartlett, who made  his way over the ice from Wrangell Island to the Siberian coast  with one Eskimo and a dog team,  and thence was carried to St.  Michael's by the whaler Herman.  He says that the Karluk, crushed by ice, sank sixty miles north  of Herald Island, Jan. 16, The  men provisioned sledges and  fought their.way oyer the ice to  safety.  Algerine to Return  UER"  IIGHTJ  Vancouver. June 11.���������H. M. S.  , B.C. ^SBB^lgerine, which has been watch"  '\XWJ'^W^g British interests on theMex-  l?^ *3$8& coast for several months  ^SStis due to berecommissioned  "ItfSct month, and is shortly ex-  ' .'>?g$fed to return to her base at  '-^.E^imalt. In correspondence  * ^VwiSf officials of the navy yard,  * ;Capi Corbett, R. N., says he  -__3#es to be. back in July. The  Algerine is at present anchored  ��������� ' ojT'Salina Cruz, and H. M. S.  jShearwater, Capt. Walter, R.N.,  %t San Diego, California.  Enquiry Will be of  Wide Scope  Montreal, June 11.���������The news  that Lord Mersey, who presided  over the British enquiry into the  loss of the Titanic, is to be a  member of the royal commission  appointed to investigate the Empress of Ireland disaster, was received with satisfaction. As  Lord Mersey was president of  the Titanic court, it is assumed  that he will be similarly honored  when the Empress commission  meets. The Canadian members  of the commission are Chief Justice Ezekiel McLeod of New  Brunswick, and Sir A do 1 ph.  Routhier of Quebec.  The commission will be assisted by two nautical assessors, a  marine engineer and a naval  architect. Appointment to these  positions have notyet been made.  Just when the commission can  begin its work is undetermined.  The enquiry will be of the  widest scope and.the government  will be represented by counsel,  it is announced, as it is probable  there will be discussion of rules  of navigation in Canadian waters  Shamrock IV a  "Nautical Crime"  A Sad Drowning Fatality  Local Youth Meets Untimely End.  Gosport, Eng., June 11.���������The  fourth Shamrock is going to be  either a huge success or a colossal failure, for nothing like her  has ever floated on waves before.  It was not until she was actually  in the water and the mast stepped that one fully realized the  enormity of Nicholson's "crime"  in throwing to the winds all old  ideas of orthodox designers and  turning out a freak racing  machine.  Will this weird craft, ungraceful of line, with curious crushed  in sides, chopped-off stern, stubby bows, and literally squatting  on the surface water, make good?  is the question heard on all sides.  It is significant how many share  Lipton's confidence in Nicholson,  the master builder.    One thing  certain is that the new challenger, which has been variously compared to a skimming dish, champagne  glass, and  old-fashioned  gravy boat, is likely to cause the  defenders many anxious moments  before the final, show-down off  Sandy Hook for its sheer novelty.  A sad fatality which has evoked wide spread sympathy occurred late last Saturday'night  or in the early hours of Sunday  morning, when Martin Schulstad  of Hagensborg, met his death by  drowning. The deceased was  engaged in fishing for the local  cannery and was last seen aboard  his boat at 11:30 p. m. on Saturday, previous to which he had  rowed his boat from the east  side of the wharf to the west  side in order to procure a better  anchorage. This proved to be  the last time he was seen alive,  for about 5 a.m. on Sunday, when  the tide was at its lowest ebb,  his body was discovered on the  beach close to the cannery by  Earl Stoessiger.  On examination by Dr. Bavis,  the resident physician, marks  were found on his head and face  which lead to the assumption  that the unfortunate man fell  overboard from his boat and in  so doing struck his head against  one of the  first members,  was  strongly represented, the representatives paying their last .respects by marching two by two,  after the relatives, to the cemetery and there with uncovered  heads witnessed the interment  of their departed comrade. Many  of the deceased's fellow employees of* the local  cannery  were  also in attendance.    Capt. W. D.  Stephenson, by special request,  spoke appropriately and eloquently at the graveside paying noble  tribute to  the  memory  of the  departed.   H  Casebeer, the freighter  from the upper road camp, came  to town on Wednesday for a load  of supplies. Frank Johnson now  has charge of the work in the  upper portion of the valley. W.  Graham of the Crossing being in  charge of the gang at Firvale.  The painting of the jail is now  practically completed and the  building now presents a very respectable appearance.  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sutherland  returned on Saturday from a  visit to Bachelor's Bay. Mr.  Sutherland has made great improvements at his summer resort,  including   a   very   fine   garden  1  he  en  iley _  orist.  Dv.r-  grid's  ��������� fr.e  "White Wolf" Still Looting  Peking, June 11.���������A dispatch  from Lanchow, province of Kan  Su, reports that "White Wolf,"  the notorious brigand, has looted  and set fire to the town of Ning  Chow. All missionaries and  Americans are safe, but the  Christian Alliance station was  burned.  Jottings of Belial  Transport of Wheat  Canadian Will Attempt to Solve  Australian Problem  Journal in the North  :y*_i  :|j3_. k,  la Crossing, June 11.���������A  'he .^/journalistic venture is projected by people interested, in  mining on the Rocher de Boule  range, which has its outlet here.  The publication, which will be a  weekly, is to be named The Chal-  copyrite. B. R. Jones Co., are  the> publishers and James A.  Riley, editor.  IRelief Fund Should  Be $900,000  r". ft  :.;;_H.  '5/  D  .1  Liverpool, June 11.���������In order  "'to provide adequate relief for the  dependents of those lost through  the sinking of the Empress of  Ireland, the sum of $900,000 is  needed, of which $400,000 should  *   be allocated to the families of the  crew.    This is the estimate given  , to the Lord Mayor of Liverpool  ,' by Mr. Duncan Fraser, the actuary connected with the Titanic  fund.  Melbourne, June 11���������The state  of Victoria has been' investigating the transport-of-wheat problem as  the traffic  is assuming  large proportions and   farmers  are finding facilities inadequate.  The state ministry, after having  held an enquiry into the matter,  has decided to appoint Mr. J. P.  Jones of Fort William, Ont., a  member of the Canadian Grain  Commission Board, to report on  the  best methods of  handling  the traffic.     It is felt that the  great experience that Mr. Jones  has had in dealing with similar  problems  in Canada  eminently  fits him for the work the state  government wishes him to carry  out.  S.S. Camosun made her usual  weekly call at this port on Sunday last.  Dr. W. J. Quinlan, the well  known dental-surgeon of Prince  Rupert, is fitting up an office in  the town with the intention of  making this place his headquarters.  Mr. McGregor, representative  of the Mason & Riech Piano Co.,  has been spending the week in  town Qn business.  Mr. O. Schulstad returned on  the last steamer, having been  employed for some time past at  the Beaver Cannery, Schooner  Passage. News of his sad bereavement only reached him on  his arrival here, and much sympathy is felt at the severe shock  which he must have sustained.  i tends to have cleared and to  erect a building on it during the  summer.   . The Board of Trustees of the  Mackenzie School met at the  Grandview Hotel on Tuesday  evening to make up the assessment for the year 1915.  Among the outgoing passengers by the last south-bound  steamer were Messrs. T. Garrett  of Gault Bros., Vancouver, A. J.  Bates of the Ames Holden Mc-  Cready Co., P. J. Sinnott of J.  Thompson & Son, and Dr. Carl  J. Cook of the King Optical Co.  of Vancouver. All reported  business as brisk and left well  pleased with their visit.  L. M. Charlson of Tatla Lake,  spent several days in town, leaving with a pack-train load of  supplies on Tuesday last. Mr.  Charlson has lately taken up a  ranch at the head of Bute Inlet.  Editor,  Bella Coola Courier.  We sincerely wi3h to thank the  people of Bella Coola and of the  Valley for the heart-felt sympathy they haven shown us in our  great sorrow by the loss of our  dear boy, Martin H. Schulstad.  Mr. and Mrs. O. Schulstad  and family.  Hagensborg, B.C., June 10,1914.  With the completion of the 75-  foot span in the Saloomt bridge  all bridge work in the valley is  completed for this year. Foreman Ellison will probably be  ready to leave on the next boat,  when he will proceed to Fort  George to take charge of further  bridge work.  H. D. Brown, one of our successful farmers, has purchased  a lot in the town, which he in-  The local saw* mills are running  full blast and are experiencing  no lack of demand for their output.    Wm. Graham of the Crossing  spent last weekend in town. He  reports crop conditions as excellent in his neighborhood.  Spring salmon fishing continues good, the average catch being very satisfactory.  Road work throughout the valley is proceeding steadily, the  different gangs making good progress in their respective sections.  Foreman Draney's gang is employed on the road from the town  to the new Bella Coola River  bridge. This road runs through  the Indian reserve and was first  . opened up by private individuals  at the expense of considerable  time and money. For years this  road has been a great convenience to both white people and  Iiidians, but with the exception  of some $250 appropriated by the  Indian Department of the Dominion Government no government money has been expended  on it. Since, however, the Provincial government has built the  new bridge, it has become necessary for them to take over this  road and much needed improvement will be done to it this sum-  Trout fishing is one of the  main pastimes of those who are  fortunate enough to have leisure  moments, and several good catches have been made in the Necleetsconnay River which flows  through the town.  Mr. A. C. Christensen who has  been on a brief visit to Takush  Harbor where he has property,  returned to town on Thursday  evening.     The power-boat Kiltik came up  from Namu on Thursday, returning the next morning. This  powerful and fast craft is engaged in running between Rivers  Inlet and Kimsquit with fish.  The draw for Mrs. f. S. Robinson's  piano takes place at the Grandview  Hotel on Saturday 27th, in the evening,  followed by a dance. Ticket holders  are invited lo attend.  mer.  The power-cruiser Charles  Todd of the Indian Department,  left port on Wednesday evening  conveying Agent Fougner on a  visit to several of the reserves  in his agency.  ... ,   .      . .      .. which shows signs of yielding a  some object, rendering himself u  .    ' 6 bumper crop  unconscious. ���������  The body was taken to the  home of deceased's parents at  Hagensborg, and was interred at  the Augsborg cemetery on Tuesday.  The funeral was attended by  a large number of people from  all parts of the valley, including  numbers of the deceased's fellow  fishermen, who assembled to pay  their last respects to an exceedingly popular young man. The  service in the Augsborg church  was conducted by the Rev. Hans  Sageng and at the graveside an  appropriate address was delivered by Capt. Wm. Stephenson.  The deceased who was only  twenty-two years of age was  very highly respected throughout the whole valley.  Mr. and Mrs. O. Shulstad, the  parents of the deceased, are  among the oldest settlers in the  valley, and heartfelt sympathy  with them and their family in  their sad bereavement is expressed throughout the whole  district.           * (FltOM OUK SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT)  Hagensborg���������The funeral of  Martin Henry Schulstad, who  came to his death by drowning,  took place at the Augsburg cemetery on Tuesday last*.  A large number of friends and  neighbors of the bereaved family  gathered at the residence of Mr.  and Mrs. O. Schulstad, parents  of the deceased, at 11:30 a.m.  After a short devotional exercise  at the house the gathering proceeded to the church, where service was conducted, by Rev. H.  Sageng. So large was the gathering that the seating capacity  of the church could not accomodate more than one half.  The procession from the church  to the cemetery was very lengthy.  The Bella Coola Athletic Association, of which the deceased was  Namu  Perhaps in no industry has  improvement in the method of  manufacture been more rapid  than in the making of cans at  the various canneries on our  coast.  Abandoning the old-fashioned  system where many men were  engaged and where conditions  were not entirely sanitary, many  canneries have already installed  the new Sanitary Can System,  which besides allowing of great  speed ensures absolute cleanliness, and minimizes the possibility  of deterioration o f the contents of  the can by exposure to the air  through a leakage in an improperly made can.  The large and up-to-date cannery at Namu, belonging to the  Drayney's Fisheries Ltd., has the  Sanitary Can System and by its  use turned out on Saturday last  no fewer than 100,216 sanitary  cans.   The saw mill is running full  blast in order to cope with the  demands, and altogether Namu  is a hive of industry at present. BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday; June 13,  Jg^,  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  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It would appear that human  skill labors in vain to render remote ������he possibility of; the loss  of life'.at sea.     ,   :.\. ��������� '.  The stories of the survivors of  the awful wreck of, the Empress  of Ireland are replete, with in-  ".   stances of real heroism and self-  sacrifice.  . While-the world stands aghast  at thea wfulness of the disaster,  it is one consolation to know that  the heroic traditions of British  seamen were in no^way violated.  The .story of Salvation Army  Commissioner Rees, who refused  to be saved so long as women  were on board. Thecstory of Sir  Henry! Seton Kerr, th^e world-  renowned big game' hunter, and  of Captain Kendal, taken unconscious from the waters and afterwards, leading gallantly in the  rescue work. These are but instances.   We honor the memory  of the' brave men and women  t  who did their duty without wincing. Of such fibre are the world's  elect..  o    o    o    o    o  Another Plank.  "To actively assist 'by State  aid in the development of the  agricultural resources of the  Province.'. So reads part of  Clause 1 of the provincial platform of the Conservative party.  Our representatives have gone  to Victoria year after year, pledged to carry out this plank in  their platform. Only when the  condition throughout the province in regard to agriculture has  become actually alarming are  they roused to actiori.  After some twelve years, during which time they have allowed  the best of our accessable agricultural land to pass into the  hands of speculators by methods  which have since been described  as fraudulent, they appoint a  royal commission to ascertain  the reason of the decadence in  the agricultural industry. These  royal commissioners travelled  Europe and the Antipodes in an  effort to find out what was  wrong with the agricultural industry in their own home province. 'i������ They succeeded in getting  information regarding agriculture in other countries, all of  which might have been obtained  at the expense of a few postage  stamps, if not actually obtainable  at the provincial library in our  own parliament buildings.  ���������  At this late date we read of a  member of the provincial parliament telling his constituents  that there is in this province an  area of from 90,000,000 to 100.-  000,000 acres of land available  for agriculture of "some kind or  another," and of this huge area  only 5,500,000 acres, or only two  per cent, has passed to "purchasers."  There figures are wrong and  Mr. W. W. Foster who used them  must know that they are wrong.  We have only to refer to the government statistician, Mr. R. E.  Gosnell, the gentleman who  wrote the famous budget speech  which appeared in the columns  of a government organ, but was  never delivered by the Minister  of Finance: Mr.' Gosnell's estimate is 16,000,000 acres, out of  which, according to Mr. Foster,  a little over thirty-three and one  third per cent has passed to the  '.'purchaser," > which word- Mr.  Foster tactfully substitutes for  the harder sounding term '.'speculator."  It is well known that the land  controlled by the speculator comprises practically all of the best  and most accessible land in the  province.  The" Conservative platform was  well greased and acted splendidly as a toboggan slide to power.  The people were led to believe  that, the various pledges would  be redeemed. How little such  hopes have been realized,-it is  hardly necessary to point out.  When did the McBride'government ever attempt to assist by  State aid in the development of  the'agricultural resources of the  province ? They have had twelve  years during which to adopt a  line of action. The only line of  action which has been followed  at all consistently is that of selling our best land to speculators  and spending the money received  from such sales unwisely and  extravagantly.  . o     o     o     o     o  Nearly $66,000 Per Day.  In October next the Borden  government will have been three  years in office, and in those three  years will have given to Mackenzie and Mann the huge amount  of $71,965,000, practically $2,000,-  000 for every month since the  Ministry gained power.  In October next, thanks to Mr.  Borden, his colleagues, and his  obedierit, majority, Mackenzie  and Mann will have received  from the people of Canada, either  in cash or on the credit of the  country, nearly $66,000 for every  twenty-four hours of the last  three years.  The last dab of $45,000,000 is  handed over by Mr. Borden in  order to save the Western provinces from the consequences of  their rash policies.   .  o     o     o     o     o ,  The promoters of the Canadian  Pacific railway proved their faith  in  their project by putting up  their own money as far as they  were able, ���������;������������������'/  Mackenzie and Mann.are multimillionaires. " According to Mr.  R. B. Bennett, M. P., they have  assets amounting to at least $50,-  000,000, but they have not put  one cent of their own money into  the Canadian Northern, and yet  they are allowed to have control  of the stock.  Mr. F. F. Pardee, the chief  Liberal whip, describes this aspect of the situation as ' 'an absolute breach of faith on the  part of this Government, and in  permitting it they (the Ministers)  are not standing by the interests  of the people." Continuing, Mr.  Pardee says: "Before one single  dollar is given them Mackenzie  and Mann should be told in the  strongest terms: If you say that  $45,000,000 will complete the  road, if you believe that the road  (Continued on page 3, column 5.)  aw  i  Early Hi_.ory of British Columbia j   (By James Codville, a fifty-eight'er ���������    |  A GHASTLY FIND.-Concluded.  Hance has gone! The new  proprietor has. adapted himself  to the order of the day;-and the  boys, the "old" boys, in smoking  their bedtime pipe, discuss their  old friend and sincerely wish him  godspeed home and a live frau  to greet him on his arrival. Time  goesby, weeks go on and on and  months take their place, and no  word comes to boys on the creek  to say how it fares with their  old chum. The same weeks and  months that bring disappointment to them carry death to the  now heart-bi-oken," neglected old  frau, who, surrounded by 'kind  strangers, passes on to the spirit  land with a dying request that  they write to her Hance and tell  him she has gone before, but will  be ever found near the pearly  gates ready to welcome him.  The funeral over and the little  mound trimmed and decorated  bythose who fondly hoped to see  the tardy one soon. But still the  weeks go by.  o     o     o     o     o  They now write for information of the now mysterious one,  and after a time the letters arrive on the Creek. Consternation! "Can it really be?" But  no, stifle the .thought, he was always true to his friends, true to  himself, yes, true they always  knew to his frau.    Hance was  gone, there was no getting over  that. The twigs "and the rose  bushes grew and thrived over  the neglected and now almost  forgotten woman's grave, and  no Hance has turned up as yet  to trim them.  o     o     o     o     o  The boys on the creek have  long since ceased to talk of their  old chum. Some of them may  have had a doubt in their minds  that all his doings were not up  to the point of perfection, and  that he might have done things  he had neglected to do. But none  cared to express themselves, and  as the world, this busy world,  still went around alright, the  nine days wonder dimmed out of  sight and.mind.  o     o     o     o     o  In the fall of the year '65, a  teamster on his way down the  country had turned out his animals overnight on a hillside near  Lac La Hache to feed. In the  morning, whilst hunting them  up, he came upon the remains of  a brush tent,;a piece of clothing  and a fragment of skull bone  with a lock of hair clinging thereto, that had belonged to some  poor unsuspecting soul fhat had  been waylayed, robbed, murdered and burnt. The fragments  of clothing, the utensils, and the  long lock of gray hair, too plain-  DUNVJJGAN  ui i .*, } J 1    m  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  Popular and  Useful Gifts  A Kirks' Watch, Chain or Fob  WATTHF^. for Men and Boys, in a great variety 0f  YY /\ 1 VIlLiO stvies. put all, warranted to be reliable  timekeepers. We have many fine grades in men's Thin  Models, as well as in Models especially intended f0l.  Doctors, Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen.  WATCHFS ^or Ladies in the newest popular case ,je.  VT_rlJi v_l-JLoj s|gns>    Our Catalogue shows a very \\m  line of Bracelet Watches.    The bracelet watch is now the  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.  IN FOBS' AND CHAINS 'jjfeS;^^;-  and our Catalogue illustrates a very representative .ij^_  play of our stock.    See pages 21, 22, 26, 40 and 41.  Write for our Catalogue which contains everything  worth while in the jewelry line.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  Vancouver, B. C,   #  GEORGE E. TROREY  Managing Director  The Bank of British North Aiiieri  ica  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT        t  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 ���������and upwards.    No notice  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CREDIT and  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere.  COLLECTIONS  made  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  Agents for  DEN   NORSK E  CREDIT BANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  . "ft;  ly told whom they had belonged  to, and that Hance had once  more been made to realize man's  inhumanity to man. Who knows  but when the old woman showed  up at the gates of pearl she found  her Hance already stationed  there, clothed in his white flowing robes and ready to welcome  his Katrine with his long waving  palm.  o     o     o     o     o  Murder   will   out,   they . say,  some  time or other.   Some go  unwhipped as far as this shor  sighted, world is concerned, ..���������  none escape the final judge of a  and when Gabriel sends the With rough his great horn  ca!h_.  all hands to judgment, and .  all  are  marshalled   before _  King, face to face, who krv  but Hance will find that the'-  human   fiend  that sent him '  eternity bv an assassin's blov  was one of the scorpions he h.  warmed and fed in  his resta.  rant.  Oven is a wonderful baker.  That's because  the heat flues completely encircle it  &  *j$r%Y*A&   satisfies  the   most  exacting  i\tii2%jr*~    cooir; on every point. Let the  McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.        ������  Sold By, All General Merchants.  Kemp's INVALID PORT  A SUPERIOR  MEDICATED WINE  ��������� ��������� ������������������   ��������� *  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND  INVIGORATOR  Jl      TP i ������ ������ J      Wholesale Dlstrlbui  . A. J epoorten Ltd.,Vancouver, b  Wholesale Distributer;  C.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship, Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVK'K  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S.S. CAMOSUN Leaves Victoria every Wednesday  ~.  .< t        -~_caves Vancouver every Thursday al 11 Pni-  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rales oT Freights,  Fares and other information, aPI ���������  Hkao O..IC.:, Carrai.i. St.,   Vancouvkr; or John  Bakn*i���������'  1003 (.OVKKNMI.NT ST.,   VICTORIA.  t<������ ,n!������'V,#r.  'M  U Saturday, June 13,  1914  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  3  JO������   V^o  It's trade - mark a V."  5.fe_  ' _S_  ROYAL STANDARD  49 LBS .,������:&&$&$.  ��������� .i:*r^- .:-.,,., ... ^ V  _. B _>  SOLD BY ALL FIRST QLASS GROCERS  '_..���������*������  ������  itlfiM.  , L  b_  illr.  n  if-  m  )l0r  sta.  ise'!  '- _1f^_t*/  ���������.���������"ir.t  . Peck & Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  iLOTHING, SHIRTS,  ScAPS and OVERALLS  _������������������*���������__. "-1 *���������  "'���������^We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  ^Wand all the "best English  and American  Hats  .?*>    J".   V * | ��������� ��������� '"  ' '"���������  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL       WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  r  he  0H  K>  ���������<o  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^-' Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Ai.bekta.  the Yukon Territory, th_ Nokth-westTerritories and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for n terra of  twenty-one yearn 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 Attent or Sub-Agent  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.  Bach application must be accompanied by a  fee of $6 which will bo refuncled if the riKhts  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty Dhall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agentwith sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mining right-  are not being operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30690.  j To Land Seekers, Campers,     why Pack Your outfits  $ PrOSpectOrS,   EtC.                     Further Than Necessary?  6  ��������� :   !WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  4 GROCERIES          TENTS          DRY GOODS          HARDWARE  { CAMPERS' SUPPLIES           PACKERS' REQUISITES  ������ HAY  AND  GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg  12 Miles from Bella  Coola and on Direct  Route to the Interior  hi >.  <)���������������_>(__  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.  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent,for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  <1 After a residence of 30 years I have acquired  a thorough knowledge of the whole coast of  British Columbia, and can give reliable information of the different resources at almost any  point in this part of the province. A ll information strictly guaranteed.  B. F1L1 .IP-JACOBSEN. Bella Coola, B. C.  BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E.. B.C.L.S., , B.A.S.C.. B.C.L.S.,  ASS. M. CAN. SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  P. O. Box 886. Telephone 232.  J. a. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 J- nation  BUS MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND  WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN   PLAN   Hot AND Cold Water  51.00 TO $2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  Especially Going Out.  Father���������-You don't know what  this instrument is, eh?  Daughter���������No, what is it?  Father���������A time clock I brought  home from the office. Make that  young man of yours punch it  coming in and going out���������New  York Globe.  r  rs  EGG-O  BAKING  POWDER  PURE in the Can and  SURE in the  Baking  NOT MADE BY A TRUST  Made in Canada  Sold by all first-class Grocers  Satisfaction Guaranteed  or money back  ! Highland Liquor Co. \  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  n  o    o  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY  | J   758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Just Like a Woman.  The sweet young thing was  being shown through the Baldwin locomotive works.  "What is that thing?" she  asked, pointing with her dainty  parasol. .  "That," answered the guide,  "is an engine boiler."  She was an up-to-date young  lady and at once became interested. "And why do they boil  engines?" she inquired.  "To make the engine tender,"  politely replied the resourceful  guide.���������Pennsylvania Punch.  Some women are born shapely  and some others need expert  dressmakers.  For Purity and Sweetness  The Port of the  Peace River  _  G|| busy and realize that an Infant Vancouver and  a second Prince Rupert is now before you waiting  to}rnake you a golden harvest, this is YOUR chance;  make the most of it.  PASCALL'S  Chocolates and Confections are Nutritious  and Delicious  SOLD BY ALL  FIRSTCLASS GROCERS AND  CONFECTIONERS  when completed will be a paying  proposition, then show your faith  in it by pledging your own securities. . Do not ask the people of  Canada to get in and assume the  whole load, which is almost too  heavy to bear now, while you,  Mackenzie and Mann, keep out  and save your own hides."  But the Borden Government  and its supporters stand fast in  loyalty to Mackenzie and Mann.  The multi-millionaires will get  more millions and the people pay  the piper.  The way of the grafter in the  old country is hard. High military rank has not saved an officer  of thirty-eight years standing  from six months in the peneten-  tiary. His offence was trivial  compared with the methods by  which not a few political partisans have become rich in Canada.  But, in this country, by a man's  ability to get away with graft is  his standing in the community  frequently gauged.  Animals, Birds, Fish  and all kinds of  Game Heads  Mounted True to  Nature  Hides tanned and made  into Rugs and Robes  All work strictly first-class  A. Mittler taxidermist  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER, B. C.  It costs more to live under the  Borden government, but is it  worth more?���������Ottawa Free Press  Present Prices���������From $250 to $400  Address all Communications to���������  Bella Coola  &  Western  Land  Co.  ;       P. O.  BOX   1482   EDMONTON, ALTA.  3ella Coola Agent-���������B. F. JACOBSEN  Always have  Nabob  Jelly  Powder  in the house and unexpected "com pan y  will be ever welcome  ���������it only takes a  minute to prepare.  At all good grocers.  A packet makes  a pint.  For Freedom From the  Interests.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his  followers are going to the battle  with the courage of honest conviction. If victory is delayed,  if victory should not come, the  fault will not be theirs, but the  fault of the everyday citizens,  upon whose votes at the polls  the issue must depend.���������Vancouver Sun.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA,  B. C.  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.  One of the astonishing things  about the Panama-Pacific Exposition is that the largest display  by any foreign country will be  by the oldest in continuous his- ,  tory and youngest in civilization.  China will shame the rest of the  world with her exhibit at San  Francisco, for which she has  appropriated $1,500,000, and  asked for half as much floor  space again as could be spared  her. And the showing of old  and new China, linking ancient  art with modern progress, is  1 ike"iy"t"bH5eTfi_ mosTHJiHuresque  and instructive of all at the fair.  HOE  In Formosa there is a tree between 2,500 and 3,000 years old,  with a circumference of sixty-  five feet and the lowest branches  forty-five feet from the ground.  The'tree is a species of cypress,  the Japanese "Beniki."  Fur Sales Agency  (500 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sals! 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 salts monthly, but will advance 7f> 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.  O  hoc  D  Success may not depend so  much upon what you do yourself  as upon what you can jolly others  into doing for you. BELLA CCOCA  COURIER  Saturday, June 13  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  oods,  oceries,  ������  row are  HOE  )   C  HOE  -_.  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  s.  _���������_������.  41* .  ?  _  ���������/r t  <H  HOE  IOE  5 'E*  Pack and Riding Saddles  TENTS  _m ________ ntriiTn.Jc-.mfT       -   *������  Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  ���������?  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  Settlers, Prospectors and Campers  Supplies  B.  BRYNILDSEN  8c  CO  ^   .  BELLA  COOLA, b.c  7_  ; Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  SHIRTS PANTS OVERALLS  "MACKINAW" CLOTHING  SAMPLE ROOM AT PRINCE RUPERT-Catalogues on application  THE  Manufacturers of all  kinds of  MOONEY  BISCUIT high - GRADE biscuits  ���������        ,��������� ....,,   ������������������;������:,..:,l,..,-..^  .,    AND CANDIES    :  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  aaa_a_a_aBHa_a_Baa_B_|H_H)Iai_E_M8BaMMIia_^HHK_aMMM_MMaMlbal^^HM^AM1Maa  T   Vancouver, b.c.  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  Eventually You Will Use  Prairie Pride Flour  Why Not Now?  Every Sack Guaranteed  Your Money Refunded If Not Satisfied  Ask your dealer.    On sale at  all first-class Grocers  Made by MEDICINE  HAT  MILLING   CO., LIMITED  MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA -  "THE   BEST  YET'  Made in British Columbia  ���������^AbE  MABH  ^Mdasths ��������������� pure spice ������!' :, ,  -U=!=s=-___________L _L_________Cs^  When You Pay for  the Best  You Deserve  Braid's  Best Coffee  'j   10 in. Hand Made Logger  "BEST FOR THE WEST"  NOT OBSERVING.  "No," complained the Scotch  professor to his students, "ye  dinna use your faculties of observation. Ye dinna use them. For  instance -"  Picking up a jar of chemicals  of vile odor, he stuck one finger  into it and then into his mouth.  "Taste it, gentlemen," he commanded, as he passed the vessel  from student to student.  After each one licked his finger  and had felt rebellion through  his whole soul, the old professor  exclaimed triumphantly:  "I tol' ye so. Ye dinna use  your faculties. For, if ye had  observed ye would ha' seen that  the finger I stuck into the jar  was nae the finger I stuck into  my -mouth. "--Tit-Bits.  HUGHES BROS.  BIG  LIQUOR STORE  Wines, Liquers and Cigars        j  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE j  Send foL free[J^^^~Mn^JP'tni':&OM \  ������ 105 Hastings Street East,Vancouver, Blj  ������2ELE*i\ PL1MLEY'Sffr'5 ALL RIGH?1,  The   j  Call  of the  Open  Comes with the.months of spring and at Plimley's  everything is ready for the Cyclist and the Motoric.  The 1914 "Indian" Motor Cycles; The 1914 "Overland" Cars and the new cycle models by the worM*  leading makers all await your choice.    Send for f'"<c  Catalog today.  IF YO  730  v yates THOS. PLIMLEY  ���������       Street VICTORIA, B. C.  727-735 1  Johnson  Street  J. LeCKIE CO. LTD.  - gguumBneamsuBaesaa  .. Largest Shoe ..  Manufacturers on  the Pacific  Coast  _________  Pie who marries a widow need j  not. hope to be called the bostj  ma n that ever lived.  The Best Manufactured Clothing for thcWj^  "SOVEREIGN BRAND"  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORFS  IV. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ltd., IfamiH"'  (W


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