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Array S."������i_.  'YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  BIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  fNT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER  REPORT  FOR  MAY.  Compiled  by Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, (.7.    Minimum, ...  Highest Max. (5(h) 83. Lowest Min. (30th) 35.  Rainfall, 2.66'inches.  3���������NO. 35  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, JUNE 12,  1915.  $1.00 a Year  :k  [inor Successes  xis, June19..���������Official cominu-  ion.     J" Artillery  fighting  nues very violently in sector  of Arras.    We carried last  hand this morning the houses  euville, St. Vaast,  which  y  still  held.     All villages  ������t side are in our possession,  ave, besides, progressed up  e north group of houses in  labyrinth, our advance is be-  ollowed up, notably in south  Efern  section.     In  region  of  terne.  notwithstanding   a i  n't bombardment we extender positions around the Tout-  farm.    In  region of East  y Le Mont, at the Quenne-  farm,   a   violent   counter  ifek by enemy last night was  frletely checked. We have  ihgthened all ground gained  son June 6. On rest of front  ing to report."  Steamer Sunk  Idndc  iS  Ion, June 10.���������The schoon-  fSusannah,   of -Preston,  was  by a mine in Bristol channel  tye'sterday according to Lloyds.  :*T__e crew were saved and landed  at Falmouth.  _2f?"  Shalil Blys Original  Corps Annihilated  Petrograd, June 11. ��������� A statement of operations in the Caucasus issued  by Russian   general  staff says: "By June 6 we.had  captured the vast region of Van  and part of San Jak of Moush.  We have annihilated Khalil Bly.  original corps and have clearer-  the region of Van and Oursh ol  Turkish  troops.     We. capture.  Turkish 'territory  between  ok  frontier and line of rivers Chorok  and Tortun and mountain range  of Tchakhir Baba.    An offensive  which Turks undertook   ih   the  province of Azerbaijan ended in  a Turkish debacle."  Agents of Germany Active  Chicago, Ills., June 11.���������A despatch to the Tribune from New  York says it has been learned today that agents of Germany have  taken steps to start strikes in  the big factories that are supplying arras, ammunition and other  war supplies to Allies. They  have worked out with minute  details a gigantic plan by which  they hope to" prevent the filling  of many of the contracts through  strikes among the workmen.  Village of Neuville Captured  A Grim Struggle Foot by Foot From House to House-  Over 1000 Germans Killed  Paris, June 11.���������Official communication. "Artillery ccrr.tat begun in-sector north of Arras has been retarded by very thick fog.  Supplementary reports in capture of Neuville, St. Vaast, established the fact that the north-east section of village and the  .mallfort which enemy had erected- there were defended with  extreme obstinacy. It was only by a struggle foot by foot from  house to house that our infantry took possession of the entire  position. Germans did not retire until last extremity had been  reached. We found in houses, passageways and cellars, upwards  of 1000 Germans dead. In region of Hebuerne we captured from  enemy on June 8 six machine guns. In Champagne, in region  of Beausejour, more than a battalion of the enemy attacked our  trenches, but were everywhere repulsed. A number of dead  were left on the ground. On heights of Meuse, notably at Le  Esparges, there was a violent artillery engagement, in the course  of which our guns reduced to silence the batteries of the enemy."  fltalians Show Great Bravery  &Rome, June 10.���������Official statement.    "Reports received of options on June 7 and 8 show that the Italians, in pursuing along  Isonzo river the task of dislodging the Austrians from strong  iural positions and establishing bridge heads, are displaying  ^gfsisit bravary and tenacity in face of heavy obstacles, intensi-  by floods.     We have occupied the town of Montfalccne, 16  if.3 north-west of Trieste, near Adriatic.    Our losses were.not  3&l������&(fous, while we took over 400 Austrian prisoners."  Italians Fire Is Very Accurate  '���������^y'Gsneva, via Paris, June 10.���������A despatch  to the Tribune from  y.Ba.bach says: "Austrian artillery at Tolmino has suffered heavy  .-���������c,oaThage from the Italian bombardment.  4-<_oh_ing serious as the Italian fire is sin  _  Austrian losses are be-  gularly well directed. An  ^ffifflfimunition depot has been blown up at Tolmino; there were three  -^^mindred victims. Passage of the Isonzo by Italians is being effec-  . _SWd normally owing to the activities of the pontoon corps, which is  '-$||mdeterred bp Austrian fire. Italians also are seeking to cross  r'jlllle river at Benzonca where the Austrians are hurriedly trying to  :A|^hrow up defenses.  m  ���������ts  ."-V  vWants to Fight Germany  fLisbon, June 10.���������German submarines in its warfare on their  lemies shipping  continue, the  ������nking of shipsof neutral nations  Jill.    Now the press of Portugal  fehemently   protesting   against  le sinking of two Portuguese  lerchantmen recently, demands  lat the government immediately sever diplomatic relations with  Germany.  Reward for First Prisoner  Verona,   via  Chiasso, by  courier to Paris, June 9.   The Austrian commander  has offered a reward of $500  for the first Italian alpine  soldier taken alive. There  are now over 500 Austrian  prisoners in Verona.  "<_������__^<i-������������  Canadian  Casualties  Ottawa, June 10.���������Canadian  casualties in the Langemarckand  Festubert fight so far total 7237,  with 1119 killed in action, 4683  wounded and 1525 missing or  prisoners, and there is no abatement of the numbers received by  the casualty bureau. Casualties  still continue to come in from  the fighting of April 22 to 26,  and among those are the names  of officers and men formerly reported missing, but now reported prisoners of war at Bischofs-  werke, Germany, and "doing  well."     ''  Merrifield Nominated  Prince Rupert, June 9.--At a  recent convention J. E. Merrifield  of this city, was unanimously  nominated as Conservative candidate for the Dominion House.  Foreigners LeaveMexico  Washington, June 10.���������British  authorities in Mexico are arrange-  ing to take out foreigners by  horseback and automobile to  points from which there is train  service to Vera Crux.  Despatches  to   the   Carranza  agency from Vera Cruz indicate  that Carranza has begun taking  steps to distribute food. Tales  of hunger riots, wanton looting  and bloodshed subsequent to the  evacuation of Monterey by Villa  troops were.told by .passengers  arriving from that city.  President Wilson's statement  has been delivered in Mexico  City for transmission to Generals  Garza and Zapata. Department  officials believe it has by this  time been delivered to General  Villa and therefore is ih the  hands of all the leaders.  Stores Discovered  Rome, via Paris, June 11.���������A  despatch to the Tribune from  Athens says: "The Allies have  discovered at a lonely part of the  coast near Kalimmo (an island  off the south-west coast of Asia  Minor) 1500 cases and 95 barrels  of benzine with which it was intended to replenish the tanks of  Germans submarines operating  in Dardanelles region.  on Thursday last in the Dominion  launch Charles Todd for Bella  Bella and China Hat.  In endeavoring to bring the  Indians up in the way they should  go it is rather interesting to note  what measures the Indian Department will take to accomplish  this result. On [this tiip it was  found necessary to bring three  sacks of ordinary Bella Coola soil  to China Hat to make it possible  for the Indians there to utilize  some seed sent by the Department, as there is no soil to be  found on that rocky shore. Mr.  Fougner intends to return in  about one week.  Fred Covey and A. Wood, who  are logging ori South Bentink  Arm, paid our town a call last  Wednesday. They laid in a stock  of supplies for the next month's  stay in the solitudes.       '  The catch of spring salmon in  the inlet has been very satisfactory since the season opened.  Mr. Estenson, who with Iver  Kjolhaug, is taking care of a  cattle ranch at the head of South  Bentink Arm was in town from  Saturday til Tuesday last. He  took away with him Mr. Thompson to keep him company in the  absence of Kjolhaug .'"..who will  fish for salmon here this season.  Walter Ratcliffe of Stillwater,  a lake situated 45 miles frcm salt  water.  The party found several log  jams and beaver dams obstructing the river and interfering with  the passage of the salmon to the  spawning grounds. They removed all these obstrctions both  in the main stream and some of  its branches. They went up in  canoe to within six miles of the  lake, above that point the river  was too swift for canoeing.  It may be of interest to our  readers to learn that twenty  miles from the lake down the  stream, there is a stretch of as  fine a body of agricultural land-  as any in Bella Coola. The upper  part of the valley is three to four  miles wide. The land is interspersed with beaver meadows,  and the rest of the land will be  found of easy clearing. The  lake is four miles long and only  half a day's journey distant from  Kitlope, on Gardner channel. A  stick-Indian trail leads to the  Tetachuck country. Large game,  such as bears and goats, is  abundant.  The Courier extends its sympathy to Mrs. Chas. Tucker and  Mrs. C. Charlton of the loss of  their only brother killed in the  war.  Mr. A. G. Bernhardt, forest-  guard, came up from Namu last  Trawler Strikes Mine  Muiden, Holland, June 11.���������  Trawler Leety was blown up today off the Dogger Bank in the  North Sea by striking a mine,  she went down almost immediately. Members of crew were  drowned.  -Tl"l ""   Jottings of Bella Coola and District  The S.S. Chelohsin arrived in | had on their feet and started for  port 9 p. m. on Sunday. The [Seattle, where in pastures new  passengers landed were: Messrs. I they will seek what could not be  Garnet Gibson, G. K. Burnett; found in Bella Coola. They  and Chas. Mills. Rev. T. C. I think that the attractions of our  Colwell was also a passenger for j beautiful valley will be too strong  Bella Coola but stopped over at i to be resisted by next spring and  Kimsquit, and came to town the | therefore  they will  come  back  I then.  next day.  The outgoing passengers were  J. Hoage, W. C. Wright and P.  Borg.  Mr. Garnet Gibson will stay in  Bella Coola for the summer and  will fill the vacancy in the Mission  church during his father's vacation.  G. K. Burnett' of New Westminster, is here in the prosecution of his calling as surveyor.  Chas. Mills is looking after the  interests of the wholesale house  of Kelly, Douglas & Co., of Vancouver.  Rev_-<T. C. Colwell has returned  to his charge after an absence of  four weeks, during which time  he attended the conference of  the B. C. Methodist Church held  at New Westminster.  J. Hoage and VV. Wright think  it is too quiet in the valley and  therefore shook what dust they  But Peter Borg's more mature  taste will not be satisfied until  he reaches the land of his birth,  far distant Sweden. It is very  likely he will spend his declining  years among the scenes of his  childhood. We will miss Peter  Borg, who has been a kind and  jovial neighbor in the settlement  for over twenty years.  The Courier is pleased to announce that it is now definitely  settled that arrangements have  been made by which the Draney  Fisheries, Ltd.. will operate their  canneries both at Kimsquit and  Namu during the coming fishing  season! The threatened closing  down vof these establishments  would have been quite a blow to  our community, as a great many  of our local men are employed  both in connection with the canneries and logging camps of the  company.  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respe&fully requested.  T. D.1 PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding.  on the headwaters of Atnarko  river, was in town last week and  paid a visit to our sanctum. Life  in the solitude of the wilderness  seems to suit him. He will be  engaged part of the time this  summer with a crew of men in  extending the wagon road past  Stewey and as far as the ranch  of Heckmann's.  W. E. Gallienne, H. Burt and  H. Gustafson are busily engaged  in constructing a float or landing  for small boats at the wharf.  They are also erecting a hoist  that will raise a weight of two  tons. This will prove a great  convenience for the small craft  constantly coming and going.  Max Heckmann of Atnarko,  is in town renewing old acquaintances.  John Widsten,   fishery  officer  a  of this district, has just returned ��������� \  week for a few days visit. He  brought the sad news that Mr.  Donald Moore had died from  wounds received in battle with  the forces fighting in Europe.  Mr. Moore was well and favorably known along the whole coast  of British Columbia. He had for  years been engaged in the cannery business. He built and  operated for a number of years  the Cassiar cannery on the Skeena. He organized the Draney  Fisheries, Ltd., and acted as the  company's manager of its sawmill and the Namu and Kimsquit  canneries. He held the commission of lieutenant.and started for  the front as soon as the war  broke out.  ���������������->-<-_om������-. -nr><Ti������r><_io^_o  (Uiutrri. Nutir?  from   a   tour  of   inspection   of  Kimsquit River.     Accompanied  by Oveson and three Kimsquit  Indian-agent   I.  Fougner left-Indians he ascended the river to  t  Sunday School  Church Service  10:45 a.m.  7:30 p.m.  All Are  Welcome.  Rev.  T. C. Colwell, B. A.  Pastor  _  ��������� 9 BELLA  COOLA COURIER  Tlie Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  1 Year ..  6 Months  3 Months  1  Year.:*.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  United States  1  Year....  United Kingdom  .   0.75  .   0.50  .$1.50  .$1.00  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 jrivcn to the editor.  The Editor reserves the riffht to refuse publication of any letter.', All manuscript at writer's  risk. .      , .  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambic St  v&aliiH pnpu.t-si.pn������ma est icx"  SATURDAY,- JUNE 12, 1915  point out the facts that his patriotism is unquestioned, his energy  unexcelled, his genius as ^n organizer is  unrivalled, and "that  all around he is the best man for  the position he holds that can be  $1.00 found in the British Empire. The  opinion among those   who   are  well  qualified  to   judge of the  management of affairs entrusted  to him. may be gathered  from  the following extract of a dispatch from London to the Ottawa  Free Press: .  "I   find   among   our soldiers  widespread   indignation  in  respect of the 'attacks upon Lord  Kitchener..   It. is.logically urged  that had the matter been really  meant    patriotically,    properly  serious   representations   in   the  right quarter would' have been  sufficient to call attention to the  matter; or failing that, a-plain  public statement,  requiring no  sensational headlines or the egregious harpings upon the already  loudly   strummed- cord,   would  have amply awakened the public."  The complaint is beihg*made,  and justly, that the-British supply of munitions' have not been  adequate to the tremendous requirements; and Lloyd George in  -his famous speech at Manchester  the 4th inst. declared that the  German victory in Galicia was  due to an overwhelming superiority in equipment, and that if  the Allies in the west had been  as well equipped-the, Germans  would,long ago have been driven  from France and Belgium.  Both Lord Kitchener and Lloyd  George have, not long ago,'called  the attention of the British public to the shortage of munitions  in no unmistakeable terms and  EATS DIRT"  1UMl etfOM 0. [NIN_ -ruil OIMCTION. M***  gflAlU-  69_^!_i  .  [8SJU.ETT COMPANYLIMITED  L���������^L    TORONTO ONT.      -~"������l*  HO*  |TR.A_  Our. Opinion Endorsed.  We'are very glad to note in one  of our exchanges that the system  of co-operation which we advo-  , cated in the issue of the Courier  * of the 22nd ulto. is recommended  by a committee of Canadian'agriculturists which has made" a trip  to North Dakota.to investigate  this way of carrying information  to the farmers and organizing  them under the leadership of the  field  agents   for   their, rnutual  benefit.  Mr. Geo. A. Merrick of Winnipeg, announces the result of  their investigation in a Jengthy  report in which he states in part  as follows:  "Itour unanimous opinion'that  the better farming campaign be- put the blame bit. the employees  in.the munition factories; that  their. indulgence, in  liquor and  consequent incapacity was the  main  cause;   and as a remedy  Lloyd George' proposed that the  sale, of li.quor be^curtailed and  intoxicants'abstained from during the war."-/But the British  public was riot ready for a patri-  otic'mfiasure of this nature.    It  is  willing to~ sacrifice fortune,  health and life in war but will  riot deny "their appetites.    It is  themselves on record that they  would not abstain.  The  British,   as well   as the  other warringnations, have made  great sacrifices  and they were  asked to make another���������sacrifice  did we say?   Is it a sacrifice to a  person to abstain from the use  of alcoholic   liquor   when   the  country's need demands it?   It  could be no sacrifice to any one  but to the sot.    It is not only  those in the field, and those whose  loved ones have gone there, who  must learn that the seriousness  of the war is such that all must  make sacrifices, from the king to  the humblest individual.'     The  success or failure'of the conflict  rests  with  people as  much as  with    Lord    Kitchener.     Let  each one do his share,   and a  little more.  willing to concede that petty and  malicious faultfinding should be  abandoned;   and  even  the just  criticism of matters past and beyond remedy should be avoided.,  j We believe that good Conserv'a-  . tives ought to join the Liberals  in calling attention to evil practises wherever found.    Both Liberals and  Conservatives should  stand united in urging the punishment of all   wrong doers.   No  government will be able to eliminate graft entirely; but all good,  clean  governments  will   disapprove of.it, and punish the guilty  parties every time, irrespective  of rank'or previous service. And  if they do not do that they should  not complain if they be criticized.  One way to allay party strife  during these stormy times is to  copy the plan, adopted in Great  Britain namely: to form a coalition government.    This would be  the patriotic and statesmanlike  way of treating a situation  in  which there should be no party  lines, but concord.  Let us all join hands, cut down  ���������the running expenses of administration to the lowest notch, and  strive for the husbanding of our  strength and resources to the one  great end, the preservation of  the Empire and of every noble  principle it defends.  For Results Use���������  P. Standar  CHICK STARTER  CHICK FOOD  CHICK DEVELOPS  SCRATCH F00D  SOLD BY LEADING DEALERS  AND BY  ALBERTA  PACIFIC  GRAIN  COMPANY I m  VANCOUVER,  B.C. '  "_4. P. Standard''-^Westand back of every  sack  Gault Brothers; Limited  WHOLESALE /DRY GOODS  36'jf Water Street-       Vancouver B C  fl  Qault Brothers for over 60 years haoc successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  1$  The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  sjock 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  ing conducted in North Dakota  is proving successful in a remarkable, degree, and is rapidly creating-conditions" which will ensure an enormous enhancement  of the prosperity of the state,  as welt as contribute to the material improvement of'the social  conditions of farm life.    Prom  an investigation of the cost of  the work we conclude that the  expenditures thereon will be returned a hundredfold   through  increase of agricultural products..  "The necessity for an* organ-'  ized movement to increase largely  agricultural  production   in; the  provinces  by greater efficiency  of farming methods is now recognized, and we cannot urge too  strongly   that   steps   be   taken  without delay to inaugurate the  Field Agent System, as the mo. t  effective means of accomplishing  the desired end."  It is the intention of the Courier toagitate for the"adoption of  this system in the province until  the Farmers' Institutes cake the  question up and decide to lay it  before the Central Farmers' Institute at its next session.  A Plea for Peace.  Every little while we  notice  the: Conservative   papers   complaining that the Liberal journals  do 'not refrain  from  criticizing  the different Conservative governments, and they remind their  Liberal opponents of their arguments in condemning an election  during the war.    While we endorse the principle that party  warfare should cease at the present crisis,   yet we are of   the  opinion   that   corrupt   methods  and. grafting should not be allowed to go on without attention  being called  to-them," even ��������� if  there are other' and seemingly  more pressing things to attend  to.  The Courier desires to state its  position to-be this, that deliber-  ^ally astonishing to us that the U wrong.doing must. be c0_  ���������Anglican clergy deliberately put|demned- at in -time.    w_ are  An Opinion of Germany in  1900.  John Hay, Secretary of State,  under the administration of  president McKinley, wrote to a  friend in regard to the afiaits in  China after the Boxer rebellion.  In passing upon Germany's attitude towards China, he wrote:  "The success we had in stop-j  ing that first preposterous German movement when the whole  world seemed likely to join in it,  when  the  entire press  of  the  Continent" and a great many on  this side are in favor of it, will  always be a source of gratification. -The moment we acted, the  rest of the world paused, and  finally came over to our ground;  and   the   German   government,  which   is   generally  brutal but  seldom silly, recovered its senses,  climbed down off its perch, and  presented   another   proposition  which was exactly in line with  our position. "���������October 16, 1900.  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  ���������r  IN    B. C.  Prompt Attention Given Letter Ordc  And some time later to Henry  Adams:  "But it. will come.    At least  we are spared. the infamy of an  alliance with Germany.    I would  rather. I think, be the dupe of  China   than   the  chum  of   the  Kaiser.    Have you noticed that  the world will take any thing nowadays from a German?   Buelow  said yesterday in substance:  'We  have demanded of China everything we can think of.    If we  think of anything else we will  demand that, and be damned to  you'���������and not a man in the world  kicks."  The Neutrality of L/ni.ed Slates.  The following editorial from  the Seattle Post-Intelligencer  shows the prevailing sentiment  in United States in the upholding  of President Wilson's policy towards the belligerent nations.  The Post-Intelligencer is th  leading opposition paper in the  State of Washington to the \W-  son administration and can therefore be relied upon as showi^  the unanimity of both Repub'c  ans and Democrats in supportire  the president:  ,;   "Firmly but calmly the gw  eminent "at Washington p.ot.h'  m  Brtvids  Best  -������������������PACKED-   .���������'_.*.������������������������������������.  WM. BRAID   ft CD.  tea   impdhtMs ������������������:���������  .VANCOUVER,     B,X.  the^Mote in the  Neighbor's Eye.  Some of the English papers in  their feelings of disappointment  over the slow progress of the  war, has thought it necessary to  put the fault upon the commander-in-chief, Lord Kitchener the  secretary of war.    While it may  be admitted that eminently able  though he is, yet he is human,  and   therefore   may   have   his  faults and also may have made  mistakes, but we would like to  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C, LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVIM.  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  Sj��������������� O.      Chelohsin" Leaves   Vancouver  every  Thursday at  11  p. m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 4 p.m.  s;ii  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  rS. S. "Coqu-tlam" and S.S. "Capilano" will  Jrom  Vancouver every two weeks, carrying (.asolii:  and Explosives.  "?.  fIPAnOrOnpt,n.,0r.FreiKhtH..rnre8 "ml otht-'r information, iipi'lv l"  atrent 100.7', ���������Cakkau' '_.������������������ Vancouver; or Grco. MvXUax.^..  agent,   1003 (_ovi:knmi..nt St., Victoria  ^E  1  HOC  iilfitftl^^  *i* ._��������������� .*_������i_ii_sA*X*. . 'rX**&*- . '^*.  ���������������l4_  ���������c'?_  3_  ���������V_i  hlurday, June 12,  1915  BELLA   COOLA   COURIER  _l  i  1  Igainst Germany's mode of warfare, and holds that belligerent  Ution to strict; accountability  ���������or violation of American rights  ind the.wanton sacrifice of American lives.  'It is a temperate but meaning-  'ul note, clearly phrased and so  impressive of the American sense  f.right that it must surely give  lause to the war-mad imperial  .overnment   which,   through  .untenancing wicked, insensate  :ts on the high seas, has grossly  [(fronted   this   neutral   nation,  sedlessly alienated its good will  i>id violently shocked the sensibilities of a friendly, peaceloving,  [lonor-cherishing people.  "America has behaved admir-  ,nly from this appalling Euro-  >.an cataclysm.'   It has behaved  > any neutral  should   behave,  he President's early injunction  .id appeals fbr a strict neutrali-  have been dutifully observed  1.1 patriotically   answered   by  wess and public generally.   Ex-  ���������ptions   here   and   there  have  rved to make more strikingly  in inifest the splendid restraint  if the country as a whole.   This  ;reat republic has not contributed by word or deed to the dis-  iress-of the harassed, distraught,  ;eason-lost nations  engaged in  levastatihg strife. :It has not  jxulted in news of victory or de-  ?eat,    but,   awe-stricken,   has  looked  on   with   sympathy  and  :ommiseration for the victims of  it all, and given its prayers for  a restoration of peace an enduring peace that would make for  a better and stronger ci vilization.  "With  pride-in  its  German-;  American   citizenship,   this  Republic  has   been,   is  today and  would continue to be Germany's  friend, as it is the friend of the  nations with which Germany is  at  war.     But,   in   the  light of  what  has   happened,   Germany  must disavow those high-handed  acts in the war zone, show ready  disposition to make adequate reparation,   and   give   acceptable  guarantees that there will be no  repetition of international law-  breaking practices.    It cannotdo  otherwise without complete rupture of relations already strained  to breaking point and putting itself in the role of an outlaw.  "That is the meaning of the  Washington note addressed to  the German government and the  German people. It is no jingo'  utterance, no "mere scrap of  paper," but the cool, calm declaration���������the ultimatum, if you  please���������of this American nation,  and in support of it there will be  no faltering or division.  "The imperial government, if  it be wise, will not widen the  breach, but seek to regain and  hold the friendship of the United  States by prompt disavowal of  hostile acts and an honorable ac-  quiesence in and compliance with  these just demands."  Mail Contract  QEALED TENDE'RS, addressed to the  ^ Postmaster General, will be received  at Ottawa until Noon, on Friday the 9th  July, 1915, for the conveyance of His  Majesty's Mails on a proposed Contract  for four years, weekly and fortnightly  over the proposed HAGENSBORG  RURAL MAIL ROUTE No. 1, from  the Postmaster Censral's pleasure.  Printed noticcs:containing further information as to conditions of proposed  Contract may be seen and blank forms  of Tender may be obtained at the Post  Ofiices of Hagensborg-, Firvale and  Atnarko and at the office of the undersigned.  E. 11. Fletcher, P. 0. Inspector.  Post office Inspector's office,  Victoria, 'B.C., 14th May, 1915.  -'.  A few lines We specially  recommend  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  --Biscuits  Griffer. & Skelleys  famous gold and  silver-bar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  r  x*  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  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  ^  J  \  _2  __������*  _  t  The uniform good quality of  will please you always.  45c  Full Pound Tin.  Sir Richard.  The catastrophe in New Brunswick has seen print and need not  be explained again now, but Sir  Richard  McBride's misfortunes  in   British   Columbia   are   still  wrapped in a certain amount of  mystery.    It seems that Sir Richard  was challenged to a test of  strength   by  his   grand   vizier,  Bowser., When the caucus showed twenty-one to twenty-one in  the matter of an election which  the young Premier had set his  heart on,   Sir  Richard realized  that his kingdom had been divided, called for his horse, metaphorically,   and   rode   away   to  London to see his friend and ex-  amplar Winston Churchill, who  once  advertised him as having  "the seal of high destiny on his  brow."   Rumor has it that Bowser removed the seal and. that  Sir Richard would be quite satisfied now to become agent-general  for British  Columbia in London  with a fair salary and opportunities to indulge his taste for the  best English society.  In spite of reports to the contrary Sir Richard is not a rich  man. All he got out of politics  was a good living. He is the  Immortal Boy, takes no thought  of the morrow, spends his own  money that way, and adopts the  same policy toward crown lands  and railway subsidies. It's the  Irish generosity in him that  makes him as free with your  money as he is with his own���������  that and a faith in human nature  which leads him to accept the  word of land-grabbers and subsidy hogs as being good as their  bonds, which isn't putting too  high a value on it at that., At  any rate the rare old, fair old  golden days of dream surpluses  with a backing of promissory  notes are pretty well over in  British Columbia and Sir Richard  is looking around for another  job. Sir Richard is no hand at  financing a deficit. Bowser  makes a better fist of it. Being  orignally a Bluenose he can face  a blue outlook better than Sir  Richard, who is a typical son of  the Pacific Slope. Still he was  the bright little morning glor\  while he lasted.  Externally SirRichard modelled j  ! himself- on Sir Wilfrid Laurier,  \ copying his hair and his clothes  1 and other outward and visible  : signs, but when it came to copy-  (Continued on last page.)  i     __ ijhj.i������___i..       iiiii���������iTfrrrr'*'*,*J*"''''ir���������g,"''f'>'^3a,1*,***������������������"a   I  Patronize Home Industry  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  /"���������OAL MINING K1GHTS of th- Dominion, in  ^ Mani'ioba. Saskatchewan und Albekta,  the Yukon Trkkitoicy. the North-west Tbrki-  TOKjkm arid in a portion of the PROVINCE of  Bkitisk Columbia, may be leased for a terra of  twenty-one yeara at :in annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than K.oCO acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in peruon to the A^ent or Sub-Agent  of the (li.strict in which the rights applied for  are. situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by section., or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurv.yed territory the tract applied for _hall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of .5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied lor are not available, but not otherwise.  A royally shall lie paid on the merchantable output of the mine at Ihe rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the A(.ent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mininj. rights  are not beinir operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  ' 'J he lease will include the coal mining rights  bnly. 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 .10.0(1 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Airent or Sub-A_ent  of I. .minion Lands.  W. W. COKV,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. 1!. - Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will nut be paid for.���������30690.  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  IN THE MATTER OF an application  for a fresh Certificate of Title to part  (200 square rods) of North-east Quarter  of Section S, Township 4, Range 3,  Coast District.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of my  intention at the expiration of one calendar month from the first publication  hereof to issue a fresh Certificate of  Title in lieu of the Certificate of Title  Issued to John Jorgenson on the 6th day  of January, 1903, and Numbered 8378 C,  which has been lost.  DATED at the Land Registry Office,  Victoria, British Columbia, this 29th  day of May,  1915.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar General of Titles.  J-12-J-3  BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K. _urnett   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 880. Telephone 232.  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 ���������*��������� NATION  BUS  MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR.  ABBOTT AND WATER   STREETS  VANCOUVER, B.C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  Sl.OO TO  ������2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  o  I  IOI  >  o  Fur Sales Agency  600 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.  HOE  DABY CHICKS. DUCKLINGS   & HATCH-  ^ inns etrpra: poultry and fruits form payinfr  combination. Strawbrrry plants. HK3, 70 cents;  l.iKHt. J...OO: Currants, in cents; Gooseberries. 15  cnts; liaspbt'rrios, 5 cents: Rhubarb, 10 cents,  .mil Trees. Perennial flowers. Rosea. Dahlies,  I'aiisies. etc. Carriage prepaid. Catalogue free.  Ciias. .nov.N. Lanci.ey Fort, near V������ncouver.  The ants generally come to the  sluggards at a picnic.  1 heJMason <jr riisch Piano  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to stale with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  ������m  ^1!  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  '������������������" ���������' ���������T-' "=3^*���������~-- -"~ix.-_gfcrv==^b-_-__-_.r_^ i"_V::_iv___-. '  AT ALL GOO!) (.KOCKKS.  ������  and Buy RAMS AYS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Yeak $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Threi. Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1.50  Unite.   Kingdom and the Continent.  One Ykak $1.00  mil iii hi ��������� mill mi ii   !___!��������� i in hi in 11 mi in  in i.   ' n     ' i  '       ��������� ��������� ���������-,��������� ,,M     | | .  r~n  \a/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \JL/HAT person so independent?  AA7HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of  the necessaries  of life?  Bella Coola   farmers are  independent;  they are strangers to hard times.  HTHE 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 cariitd away-  over twenty first prizes.  OELLA 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.  Highland Liquor Co .\ \ j  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  I  s    o  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS   ii  I  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP    PROMPTLY  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C   f  0     c  ���������<    >.  K \M  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 3  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, Junc j2  nor.  ff  ouner  ONEDOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coaft between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert. .  A distance of six hundred miles.  // Will be to your, interest to keeP l0etl informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  SIR RICHARD���������Continued.  ing his mind and his 'statesmanship Sir Richard couldn't -come  up to the specifications. --However, he once spent twenty-five  thousand dollars welcoming Sir  Wilfrid   to   British   Columbia's  midst, said sum  being half admiration and half politics.    Sir  Richard v/as looking toward Ottawa at that time, certain advanced thinkers in the Conservative party, including Rufus Pope,  subsequently senator,   having  groomed him to replace"Robert  Borden who wasn't such a success then as he  became after- (���������  wards.    The twenty-five thousand   dollar  reception    was   Sir  Richard making a splash for the  Ottawa conspirators.    But that  was as far as it got. -.Sir Richard  wisely  stuck  to his' own  little  flower pot, did not invite comparisons by entering'the larger  field and remained true to British  Columbia   as   long; as    British  Columbia could afford it.    The  "seal of-high destiny" may result in* his "becoming a Unionist  candidate for an English constituency���������picture th,e. three musketeers, Winston and Dick and  Galloper Smith���������but it will hardly lead him back to the premiership of British .Columbia again.  ���������H. F. Gadsby in Ottawa Free  Press.      - -  -       _  Financial Statement-  Celebration  24th May  INCOME.  Donation from the Bella Coola Development League $ 25.00  General cash contributions  57.00  Ground rent from three stands   6.00  Novelty stands, gross receipts  87.00  Lunch counter (Ladies of Bella Coola) net proceeds 105.00  Concert (Bella Coola Hotel) net proceeds...'  10.30  $290.80  expenditure:  Advertising '  $   9.70  Flags, bunting, ropes, etc /  28.05  Improvement of grounds  18.00  Fruit, nuts, etc., for novelty stands  22.65  Diplomas, balloons, etc  15.40  Cleaning of grounds  6.00  $ 99.80  #\������__ proceeds for the Canadian Tied Cross Society  $191.00.  Some fruit on hand to be sold; flags, bunting, ropes, etc.,  to be kept for future-occasions.  William Sutherland,  , President.  Certified correct-  Iver Fougner,  ;- Sec.-Treasurer,  -O.'T. Landry, Auditor.  ���������  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to let slip the opportunity of increased  sales that; public advertising brings.  ��������� The patience of the most  peaceable nation on earth is, fast  being exhausted.  The United States has notified  Mexico that she wants peace established in that-neighborhood  or she will interfere, both in her  own behalf and that of the suf-  fering'Mexicans.  J^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 developments by reading the '''Courier."  Job Printing  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing. .Wei will do it right  Plumbing  We buy from the Factory and  sell to YPU direct. Largest  Plumbihg Showroom West-of  Toronto,  v      Let us quote you.  KYDD BROS., LIMITED  ,-Vancouver, B. C.  A Vancouver boy at the front,  writes .of life in the trenches;  "I broke a tooth today, eating  hard-tack.    It sure is hard. -We  never  know  when we have to  turn out and 'stand to.'    'Stand  to' means to stand ,to your post  in case of an' attack.    The Germans send up star shells which  light up the surrounding trenches  and barbed wire entanglements.  When they send them up we duck  and   keep low.     Of course we  send them up too.   The idea is  to see if they are out fixing their  trehche's'or wire) arid the same  applies to us.  I've forgotten the  date and even the-days.    lam  getting along in great style with  my French." '".":/  Just because a'man docs not  bother to contradict you it does  not prove that he believes all  you have to say.  A French journalist at the  front finds that Tommy Atkins  has a sense of humor. On one  occasion, he learned a German  officer came charging at the head  of his men into an English trench.  Leaping over the edge of it he  fell into a sea of black mud, from  which he picked himself up,  black and dripping, and exclaimed:  "What a confounded nuisance  this old war is, isn't it? "  Whereupon a Tommy, about to  run his bayonet through the intruder, burst into roars of laughter and made-him a prisoner instead.  "And the Tommies are philosophers too," writes the Frenchman. ' 'I heard one of them say  solemnly to a comrade: 'If you  have any money, spend it all today. You may be dead tomorrow!'"  DUIL'D UP YOUR HO ME  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.  ���������POLARINE  If  The  Best Known  and  Popular Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or in cylinders  IMPER8AL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  owner  $1 a Year   i  t ���������    ���������  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  HTHE two" principal reason}.  *   why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock." Hams, Bacorf,  Lard, etc., are:  FIRST���������' I  There is none better.  SECOND��������� t  They are tie only  brands produced in  B. G. under government inspection. '���������.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  Burns:  tag  HOE  __]  BACON  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., ltd.  Packers and Provisioners  Calgary     Vancouver     Ednionton  OgilvieV  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 181.5  Brymldsen&Co.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  Genera. M e re ha n d f s e  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  m  i. *__  t "������ *i_  1  ,._  . _���������  i  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  m all styles at thie lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������    ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospectors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers arid Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the moft suitable articles are kept at prices that  invite competition.  m  !_3  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  St  ains  a.  From  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all    orts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  Best Goods-Lowest Prices-Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO, BELLA COOLA, B.C.  !.������'. ��������� _*.iti> u-v* L-.* _-f-'o. Ji4.'^_  -"a.UlJi_(_ _t^twt^^������*v4,

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