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 -ml  > ,, #  i  /( *  7E 1.1* I >���������. /v  ns  nn3?-.-Ei  > '"J  ������������������ ���������'��������� ^*a%B*K h"���������-  YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  'fflBSlT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  IfE&T HUNTING AND  FISHING.  jpHi  WEATHER REPORT FOR FEBRUARY.  Compiled  by Mr.. C.  H.  Urselh, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 3").    Minimum   22.  Highest Max. (27lh).59.    Lowest Min. (1st) 4  Rainfall, 3.G7 inches.   Snow, 2.50 inches.  Rainfall for the year (1915) 34.33 inches.  4*'J  I 4���������NO. 21  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, MARCH II,  1916.  $1.00 a Year  ?y*  W&se of Turkish  Empire Impending  RE  /ES  fens, March 7.���������The Turks  _ ceported   to   be   removing  Sinfifrom the Dardanelles. The  ���������|cpllapse of the Turkish Empire  J.is-impending,'.' the Turks  want  peace/,.*  Twelve Killed in  S  r  t  >  5  ^fe|t������      Zeppelin Raid  ^||mllon, March 7.-- It is re-  rSporttcl today that 40,000 German  ^-"^"alry are  concentrating near  %$  etferal  Aylmar. presses  for-  *%on the Tigris to the relief  eneral Townsend, who is be-  ^Ulegfd at Kutel-Amara, heavy  ^fiWng is in progress.  ^Jggra Northcliffe visits Verdun  d'^^xpresses himself as very  istic.      ������  ve killed, thirty-three iri-j  and some property dam-  as the result of a Zeppelin  ast night down coast from  hire to Kent.  es  ans Lose 10 Aeroplanes  jtrograd, March 7.���������A Rus-  rpedo boat destroyer bom-  Germans Make  No Impression  27 Large train Loads of German  Wounded Leave Verdun in One Night  Paris, March 7.���������No infantry  fighting took place north of Verdun last night. Bombardment  in different sectors of Argonne,  traversed by the Forest Cheppy  and Malinscourt-Arocourt roads,  is going on. The Germans are  making vigorous efforts to capture Fort Tarranes, four miles  north-east of Verdun, the French  troops are resisting them resolutely and inflicting very heavy  losses. Twenty-seven train loads  of German wounded left Verdun  battlefield last night for Germany.  French Immovable as a Rock  Having failed to make impression at Douamount and Vaux the  enemy are now attempting to  break through on the French  left at Vacheraurille Wood and  Cote-du-Poirre positions Without  any regard to the cost, by their  best troops.     The French  are  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S. S. Camosun on the northbound trip made her presence  known by "blowing the whistle  about 9 o'clock Friday morning,  March 3, being about 12 hours  behind time. It was not stress!  of weather that delayed her this  time, but the large amount of  freight she had onboard. ..Frank Broughton, ourenerget  This is her,last trip north of ic instable, went to Ocean Fall?  Bella Coola  this  season.    Next to*$ someone into trcub,e' but  Jock Williams, after .having  spent a pleasant time visiting  friends, very reluctantly took the  steamer for Port Essington,  where he will be engaged at the  Cunningham cannery during the  summer.  s    ^  ' barSed Trebizond.   Germans lost] standing firmly and holding all  -ten aeroplanes,yesterday^ in air  Iraids on the Russian front.  m*  P**!M'&  SpaLnish Steamer Sinks  ������M      v<30|I?assengers Unaccounted For  pantos, Brazil, March 7.���������The  Spanish steamer Principe de As^  tunas with 445 passengers aboard  strikes a rock and sinks in five  minutes. 143 survivors landed,  the others are unaccounted for.  ground immovable as a rock.  ns  rts  ^Receives Appointment  ^Ottawa, March 7. ��������� Commis-  sipne'E|Black, Yukon, appointed  provincial lieutenancy in 104th  Regiment, New Westminster  Fusiliers, qualifying in order to  secure command of the Yukon  "^ corps it is proposed to raise this  spring.  Dynamite Found at Regina  ?��������� Regina, March 7.���������Workmen  unloading car machinery at the  Imperial Oil Company's new  plant discovered 3 large sticks  of dynamite buried in snow near  the plant.  Asks Congress to Reject Bill  Washington, March 7. ���������President Wilson asks the Republican  members of Congress to help defeat the armed ship resolution.  House committee on rules has  agreed to bring into the house  ���������today a special rule providing for  a four hours debate on McLen-  non's resolution warning Americans off armed ships. William  Jennings Bryan and others are  actively at work in favor of the  resolution.  Brewster Takes His Seat  trip she will begin the summer  schedule by leaving Vancouver  on Thursday, March 16th, and  every Thursday thereafter during the summer. Bella Coola  will mark the end of her run,  where she will be due every Sunday.  The passengers arriving at this  time were: Vincent Clayton, Mr.  and Mrs. W. Linnell and M. C.  Lawler.  The departing passengers were  more numerous, namely: I. Jacob-  sen, A. H. Tomlinson, H. E.  Walker, Albert Hammer, Jock  Williams, Frank Broughton and  Antoine-Capoose.     ���������'  it is presumed everybody was  law abiding at that prosperous  burg as he returned during the  week without any prisoners.  Victoria, March 7. ��������� H. Brewster was introduced to the House  today. A. C. Flummerfelt resigns his appointment.  Death Sentence Commuted  Vincent Clayton has spent a  few days on a business trip to  Vancouver and Victoria and returned on Friday.  102nd Up to Full Strength  Comox, March 7.���������The 102nd  Battalion, Northern B. C. Regiment^ is now up to full strength  and possibly over it. Its main  camp",will be at Courtenay.  Slodn to Run for Nanaimo  Vancouver, March 7.���������It is  stated by friends nf Wm. Sloan,  former* federal member for the  Comox-Atlin district, that he will  be-the Liberal candidate for  Nanaimo in the next provincial  election. It is rumored that he  is slated for the position of minister of mines.  Ottawa, March 7.���������The minister of justice received a message  this morning from the imperial  authorities stating that the sentence of death had been commuted to life imprisonment in the  case of Lieut. Coderre, who killed  Sergeant Ozaime.  NOTICE.  The qualified voters of Mackenzie School District are hereby  notified that a Special School  Meeting, as authorized by the  Public Schools Act, will be held  on Saturday, March 18th, in the  schoolhouse at 10 a. m. for the  purpose of electing a trustee in  place of H. G. Anderson, Esq.,  who has left the district.  By order of the board of  trustees,  Chas. Tucker, Secretary.  . ������    __    -gg������     ���������  family.' A crew of carpenters  are now at work on the premises  disturbing the usual tranquility  of the neighnors.  culturist.      As   the   number of  cows in  the settlement does not  W. Linnell who for several  seasons has been the engineer of  the cannery tug Kwatna arrived.  He comes thus early to conduct  an extensive overhauling of his  craft. He was accompanied by  Mrs. Linnell, who will spend the  summer here.  M. C. Lawler, another arrival,  is a timber cruiser and is here  for the purpose of looking over  some timber areas staked by  Fields Bros., Victoria, some  years ago.  I. Jacobsen after securing what  fur was held by the local merchants departed for other fields of  operation.  A. H. Tomlinson, H. E. Walker and Albert Hammer had been  fretting and stewing around  town for several days awaiting  a lull in the prevailing gale to  allow them to take a launch to  carry them to Namu. They were  all very anxious to reach Victoria  in time to attend the Central  Farmers' Institute, which was  held there from the 8-10th of  this month. But the wind did  not yield in intensity until the  steamer arrived. Although the  Camosun would take them in a  direction exactly opposite to their mitt.ee to look after the interests  desired destination, they being of returning soldiers. At about  exasperated at the involuntary eight o'clock Wm. Sutherland  detention, vowed they would go called the meeting to order ami  somewhere, anyhow, and there- explained the objects of the con-  fore embarked for Prince Rupert, templated organization as laid  It is to be hoped they have reach- down by the Provincial Returned  ed Victoria before this and have Soldiers Commission. The meet-  made their presence felt in the, ing selected Wm. Sutherland as  councils of the farmers. chairman,   and   Ivor   Fougner,  secretary.  In view of the small attendance  and the necessity of carefully  formulated plans for the future  efficiency of the committee, a  temporary committee on organization was after some discussion  elected. As members of this  ���������ommittee the following persons  were selected: Wm. Sutherland,  chairman, Frank Broughton and  C. Carlson.  It,was suggested that the permanent committee when formed  should include in its work also  the collection of contributions to  the Red Cress and Patriotic  Funds.  It is the intention that the organization committee elected  will meet immediately, and as  soon as it is ready to report a  public meeting in some centrally  located place will be called, so  that everybody in the valley may  have an opportunity of taking  part in the proceedings.  Without transacting any more  business the meeting adjourned  shortly after 9 o'clock.  Partisan feeling does not run  very high in Bella Coola this  year. The result of the by-elections in Vancouver and Victoria,  with singularly few exceptions,  is giving general satisfaction.  Everybody thinks there is need  of a change in government.  ; F. McRae, timber inspector,  came in on his launch on Sunday  night; he'curtailed the constable's  visit at Ocean Falls by offering  him a ride/which he gratefully  accepted. -  In the absence of any information regarding the whereabouts  of Lieut. Donald Moore it has  been generally believed that he  had been killed in battie.  From Prince Rupert Daily News  we learn with deep satisfaction  that such is not tire case, but that  the" war department reports him  as being a prisoner of war in  Germany.  B. Brynildsen has been casting  about all winter trying to find quantity of the water from being-  some place in his extensive pos- drained off, with the result that  sessions where he could expend every impression made in it and  some of his superfluous energy | every hollow of the ground were  in extensive improvements. He'filled with the water. Those  finally decided to turn the form- who had to walk abroad without  er Palmer House inside out and I rubber'boots confined their ex-  upside down to make it after an j cursions to carefully selected  arduous process into a modern routes, with very indifferent re-  dwelling, to be taken possession I suits  of as a.residence for himself and  The need of rubber boots for  pedestrians has been"very urgent  during the greater part of the  week. There came as a reminder of the winter a fall of snow  of about eigbt inches and on the  top of that a downpour of rain.  The   snow    prevented    a   large  Herbert Sutherland, who has  been residing at the doctor's residence since last summer, has established lachelor quarters at  his former home. It is feared  that the state of beinga bachelor  has become chronic in his case  as he seems to prefer to be alone.  The renewed operations at  Ocean Falls have had their influence on our community already.  Quite a number of the Indians  have gone to Ocean Falls, as they  have been assured that thty et.n  secure handlogging contracts  from the company.  Fred Hendricks has left for  Ocean Falls in expectation of securing permanent work.  Frank Broughton, provincial  constable, on his recent visit to  Ocean Falls had his plans so well  laid and evidence so conclusive  in his possession against a party  for the violation of the Game Act  that he felt justified in asking J.  W. Macfailane in his capacity as  justice of the peace to accccmp-  any him. And his confidence in  the strength of his case proved  justified, as the magistrate imposed a fine of $'50.00 on the  party accused.  The telephone and telegraph  lines in the valley have been  down the last few days and consequently no news received from  abroad.   The attention of our farmer j AntoineCapoose, Indian trader  readers is called to the article in j at Anaham Lake, brought down  this issue on "Home Dairying," ! a large shipment of furs from the  by H. E. Walker, provincial agri-1 interior last week.    It was esfi-  ! mated to be worth about $7000.  ; Me boarded the steamer to bring  it to   Vancouver.    The catch of  warrant the establishment of a ! furs h;is been uncommonly good  creamery   for some   time yet it ; this winter.  will  be  necessary to put up our!  butter according to the directions'     'Fol lo f  Saugstad   has  resigned  given  in order to procure for it j fl'om bis position as engineer at  a ready sale. i the  Johnson   Mill.    He  will   be  j succeeded bv Frank Strain.  In spite of the darkness and I    T, ��������������������������� ,       , ,    ,   ,  i     llie mill has been  shutdown  almost impassable conditions of  the roads a few people gathered  at the Mackenzie School on Wednesday evening in response to  the invitation to organize a com-.  for a few days this week, partly  on account of the weather. The  lull in sawing gave Mr. Johnson  an opportunity to add some needed improvements to his plant.  (lllutrrlt Nntirr  Sunday  School  Church  Service  10:45 a.m.  7:30 p. m.  I'rcarhrr  fur Smulitv  W. 11. CiiiLU.ii.  All  Are  Welcome.  Ul'V.  Prince Rupert City Market.  In the endeavor to bring the  producer and consumer nearer  together without superfluous  middlemen and the deduction of  needless expenses and profits  from the prices realized for products sold.  Prince Rupert, following the  example of many other cities, has  established a city market, under  the management of a city purchasing agent. The city is prevented by its charter from directly engaging in mercantile enterprises, but in order to safeguard  the shipper it requires the manager to give the city a bond of  $2000. The market clerk must  deposit the proceeds of the sales  in a bank to the credit of the city  treasurer, who will remit to the  producer after deducting 7 1-2  per cent, commission and the  cartage and freight from the  amount of the sales.  It is desirable that shippers  communicate with the city market the kind and quantity of  of goods they have for sale in  order that the market does not  become glutted and prices demoralized.  If the farmers will cooperate  with this enterprise much benefit will result both to producers  and consumers. i  mi  ijj  13 <  mi  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,  March / /  /9,������^  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  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 T $1-50  United Kingdom  l.Year $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,  : ,,Office.  Apply  at  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable nn-  onymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letter?  "   must be Riven to the editor.  The Editor reserves the riKht to. refuse publication of any letter. All mnnuscript at writer e  risk.  argues that a defeat of the ministers would mean that the people,  not of Vancouver, Victoria and  Rossland only, but of the whole  province, had no confidence in  the program and therefore a defeat would be a notice on the  government not to go on with it.  While we" cannot agree with -the  Western Call that a defeat of the  government's candidate means a  by the rank and file throughout  the province, it reveals a desire  to bestow a well-deserved rebuke  upon the government, which no  disapproval of their program, we        ,,.���������,,,, v    -���������aA  ! doubt will be further .emphasized  ���������g������alua papult auprrma wit lex."  SATURDAY, MAR. 11, 1916.  Cause of Tisdall's Defeat.  - In the'Conservative papers at  " hand the editors are trying to explain to theii; readers the causes  .of the defeat of Mr.' Tisdall in  Vancouver. Some of the reasons given seem to be well found-  ed and no doubt contributed in  some degree to the1 general result.  But the main reason: public  dissatisfaction with the administration of the public affairs by  the government, they will not  admit. The New-Advertiser has  this to say on that point:. "The  vote is not-a condemnation of the  government."  It is very seldom that a respected'citizen who represents a' constituency in parliament and receives the distinction of being  elevated to the cabinet, in seeking the endorsement of his constituents meets with "defeat.  During our residence in the province we do not recall more than  one instance where a member  met with such humiliation at the  hands of his constituents, and  that was when our representative  Hon. Wm. Manson sought- the  endorsement of the electors of  Alberni when he, as a member  for that district, had been appointed provincial secretary, We  know thathis defeat was brought  about by the electorate having  " lost confidence in him personally,  and was not in any way looked  upon as dissatisfaction with the  govern men't. The McBride administration was at that time in  the ascendancy in public favor.  But times have changed, the  mighty ones have failed to retain their popularity. Mr. Tisdall as a citizen and as a representative, if you please, was as  popular as any supporter of this  government in his capacity as a  member of parliament could possibly be.  As against the contention of  the News-Advertiser we maintain that the vote in Vancouver  was decidedly a condemnation of  the government.  The Western Call, a newspaper  of Vancouver, supporting the  government in an article on "The  Real Issue," immediately before  the election, enumerates the good  points in Mr. Bowser's pre-election program and then says:  "Now if the new ministers are  defeated that will be notice to  the government "that the people  have no confidence in their program and that they must not goj  on with it."   The Western Call!  do  agree with  the   proposition  that the expressed will of the  electorate of the people at these  by-elections is a slight indication  of the will of the people of the  whole province and which,'we  believe, will be still further emphasized in the general election'.  But the defeat of the ministers  is not a dissapproval-of the program so much, although it is open  co criticism, but it is an indication of a lack of confidence in the  men who propose to carry out the  provisions of the program.    The  government is judged by its record  and  not  by  its promises.  The   people   do   not  want this  present   government   to   serve  them any longer.        "    ������������������  The Handwriting on the  Wall.  The   election   in   Victoria on  Saturday last proved to be another landslide in favor of the-  opponents of   the  government.  According to the first despatches  received   the   total   number  of  votes cast were 7253, of which  Brewster received.4826 and Flurri-  erfelt 2427, giving  Brewster a  majority of 2399.  ������������������ This --'gives   Mr. -Brewster-a  slightly larger percentage of all  the  votes  cast   than   that Mr.'  Macdonald received in Vancouver.  In another article in this issue  mention is inade of the News-  Advertiser's assertion that the  vote in Vancouver was not a condemnation of the government.  The contention of the Western  Call that an adverse vote in the  by-elections would signify a condemnation of Bowser's program  is also referred to. In spite oi  the argument of the News-Advertiser, there seems to be no  question but what the votes in  Vancouver and V i ctoria are  strongly condemnatory of the  administration and is so regarded  1 in the general election by a sum-  Imary dismissal from office^ and  the trust  which   th���������ey' have so  flagrantly abused.  It is not to be expected that  the government supporters care  to admit that the voters of the  province are dissatisfied with the  government.    They -think  it is  not to their interest'to do so.   If  it is admitted by the government  that the people have lost confidence in  them,  they would according to our system of government have to dissolve the parliament at once and order a general  election.    And .according to the  reasoning of the Western   Call  this is virtually admitted.    If the  people" by an adverse vote condemn the policy of the government they certainly do not want  it_carried out in legislation.  The  people do not merely elect their  representatives to   vote money  for salaries and public works, but  they also  elect   them - to enact  laws, for .the   welfare   of. the  country. The government's ideas  in  regard   to what  these laws  ought to be are embodied in its  platform  or program.'    If the  people condemn the program it  is self  evident that legislation  "cannot be enacted according to  the popular will;    And if the representatives no longer carry out  the popular   will,   they  are no  longer representatives.     They  misrepresent the people and consequently should resign their positions.   ������������������;..������������������"  The legislature .which is how  in session at Victoria does no  longer retain the confidence of  the people and is a travesty upon  a "government of the people, for  the people and by the people,"  and the longer they usurp the  powers of government the more  they will call down upon them-  selvesthe indignation of an outraged people.  It has been charged repeatedly  by the government supporters  that the Liberals are a lot of  hungry politicians clamoring to  get at the'public crib; but if the  government retain its hold upon  the offices after having received  such castigation as "they did in  these by-elections, they exhibit  a hunger for- office that cannot  be rivalled by their opponents.  i,  O    fcO      o      o      o  Peace on Righteous Terms.  At this writing for more than  a week the bloodiest battle ever  known has been raging around  Verdun in France.  The Germans in a supreme effort to break through the French  lines have shunned no sacrifice.  A military critic statjgs that of  300,000 Germans engaged at'the  beginning of the battle probably  very few were left after a week's  fighting-. In places the faUen  and living soldiers were so  crowded that those hit could not  fall, but remained standing.  The ferocity of the soldier*  was such that artillery and machine gun fire mowing them down  like a scythe, could notstop their  onward rush; fresh troops would  be thrown into the gaps and finally the enemies came together in  a hand-to-hand encounter similar  to the battles of former times.  The noise of the cannonade and  bursting of bombs and shells was  so terrific that the soldiers could  not hear themselves speak, the  light from the exploding shells  made night as bright as day.  During and through this horrible  holocaust thousands of wounded  were scattered over the fields of  battle for days exposed to snow  and cold, suffering unspeakable  pain, and nothing could possibly  be done for.their relief because  of the hail of shot and shell.  . Although after more - than a  year and a half of fighting we  are getting hardened to the misery wrought, yet all the people  are earnestly longing for peace.  And yet even though peace is  wanted it must be on righteous  terms.    ,  Premier Asquith has found it  necessary to repeat the terms on  which the Entente Allies are willing to conclude peace. In the  House of Commons on February  23rd last he said:  ffl^ffljffl^HMM^^  Maekay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  IViariiifacfyrers  OF "PRIDE  OF  THE  WEST"  BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  Send for Catalogue  "MADE   IN    B. C."  Prompt Attention Given Letter Orders  ';W.!">-*<S?:-V1.  "   "What I said on November 9, \ rights of  the small  natior-uf  i  1914,   I  repeat now:   We shall | Europe are based upon an una  never sheathe the sword which jsailable foundation and until t'r,'  we have not lightly drawn until military domination of PnjSi(  Belgium, and I will add Serbia, is wholly and finally destroyed  recover in full measure all and ( Do good men of the typt t  more than they have sacrificed;! Henry Ford and William Jcnnirj  until Franceisadequatelysecured; Bryan, and christian journalsiii.  against   aggression,   until   t h e; the one circulating in out- miat:  -if  Spend Your Vacation in Bella Coola  where is found scenery unsurpassed  Mountaineering Amidst Eternal Snows  GRIZZLY BEARS, BLACK BEARS,  Goats and Deer in abundance  The reward of a three dau*' hunt in nature's wild, at B.lln Coola.  Troul in all the Streams Camping in a Fine Climate  Mr. Fred Hendricks, who has  had a wide and varied experience  throughout the continent in search  of large and small game, offers  his services as guide and guarantees "game, or no pay."  Bella Goola can be reached by  Union Steamship Co. rs steamers  from Vancouver every Thursday.  Two days' sail through scenery  rivalling the coast of Norway. A  bus meets the steamer.  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE T>RY GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B. C  ^  Qaull Brothers for over 60 years haOe successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  fl  The Vancouver slock 's the largest and best assorted  stock 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  1.  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  /f1(c  Q  o  D  HOE  HOE  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  NOTICE  This will be the last trip of the S. S. Camosun on tin1  Qupen Charlotte Island run. Starting on March 1-Uli.  the Prince Albert will take up the Queen Charli������it������'  Island run and will  bo operated  by the  Union Sic'"-  Prince Albert vvi  tn;  ship Co. of B. C, Ltd.    The  two trips a month as usual.  The S. S. Camosun starting on March the 161 Ii  take up the Victoria, Vancouver,- Rivers Inlet, 1  Coola and Ocean Falls run.  VVI I  *SJ  S.  S.   "Coquitlam"   sails   from   Vancouver  nightly, carrying Gasoline and  Explosives,   will  at Bella Coola by arrangement.  For rates of Freights, Fares and other information, :'|'!'  Head Oi'Ticio, Oakham, St., Vancouviok ; or Ckc MrGiti;  agent,   1003 Govkknmknt St.,  Victoria.  I.ii-t  c:il  c  30E  ==D������E  ion  Modern Hotel accommodation, with hot and  cold  water, baths, etc., and  last but not least Guides th'at. will "guarantee" game.  Write to F. Hendricks, P. O. Box 63, fBelta Coola, B. C, as to the best time Jo hunt the various gawr ' ������i"-5 %���������<  /9;fi  'JAM*- '"  $ri&frf<W Marc/i //,   1916  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  \T  4*   '  s  v^Mkeen European monarchs?   Do  ' -r')^tHe^lstill sympathize with G'erm-  ,^Jl8$fin her mad effort to obtain  J^Klace  in   the  sun,"  by the  i1������BBS.of Serbia, the crushing of-  "\^fpfifce, the degradation of Bel-  ''^fgfSand the crippling of Russia?  ''"   *$S9������fethey do; it is rather hard for  -"ble journal like the Courier  '-;*i8B������!lerstand the christian prin  1 ^'cipdlsVby which they are imbued  ��������� ;,a8SS6������ch they advocate so os-  \||B8R>usly  in   a   land   that is  P$flS$hg for lofty ideals.    Let us  'vhWeMess hypocrisy and more of  , ;ftnueimanhood.  &<������&&' o     o     o     o     o  ,'r..1    Fraud Exposed.  It must have been with considerable shock to their feelings  thefgood.peopleand journals who  ''defenS the liquor traffic discoy-  erebiCHnat the petition presented  ' ', ,bv .the Merchants Protective As-  rffi/sdaktion to the government pro-  PmSt'esting against the granting of  la  fr^tKe-v people   of   the   province a  la t^B������r ,.-.,,  lrance to express their will on  *Wquestion of prohibition, con-  Uned nearly 20,000 bogus names.  ���������*'--���������" ���������"'- u" humiliating to  est citizen that  >rs e'  ura  till-  riis:  ���������lit I  )P1\  lib I.  i,+wl'pt peace on conditions short;traffic, however, to become con-  ' j);o������?these? vinced that the traffic is bad and  '   kK'V'd thev still claim the war is : that as a consequence the class  M'thV*outcome of a squabble be-;of people conducting it are and  '"���������'.^s- w .,.��������� u���������9   Tw^y necessity must be bad too. A  tree is known by its fruits; the  liquor traffic is known by its  blighting effect upon those en-,  gaged in it and its customers. It  was asserted by the antis that,  the petition in question contained  the names of 34000 bona fide  voters, this number being a majority of all the voters in the  province. As a sample of the  reliance to be placed on this assertion itmay be stated that out  of 1000 Vancouver signatories,  only 378 were qualified voters.  The Vancouver World has this  to say in regard to this attempted fraud upon the people:  "This petition, we now see, is  nothing more than a barefaced  and deliberate attempt to mislead the people and the government of this province. It is a  cheat, an impudent bluff, quite  worthy of the liquor men who  fathered it.,' And when we remember that it was got up for  the purpose of preventing the  people of British Columbia freely  recording their opinion on a  great public and patriotic question, namely/whether they want  the iniquities of the liquor traffic  to continue in their midst, the  outrageous nature of the imposition needs no further emphasis.  The petition is worthless. It  is discredited beyond recall. No  government can pay the slightest  attention to the demands of per-j  sons who stoop so low to achieve |  their own   selfish  ends, and to|SYNOps|S Qp CQAL  Ihf;  ;^&ally must be  rV^airaspectable hon  /Winlhis earnest endeavor to help  ' ^anoVdefend what he believes to  ' worthy and legitimate cause  nds he has been associating  lelf with a group of dishonest  altogether unworthy people.  is very hard for these disin-  sted defenders of the liquor  ������ni  A few lines we specially  recommend  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  Griff en & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  |r LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  a  The  Best Known  and  Popular Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use .assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or in cylinders  IMPERIAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  ���������!>���������<*;  ?-<^iir<3 ������������>-<J ������>-*  continue to make their selfish  profit out of an immoral and debasing traffic.  The people of British Columbia  will know how to deal with them  when the time comes."  o     o     o     o     o  The Premier Is Determined.  It goes without saying that the,  result of the election in the premier's home town was a great  disappoihtmentand probably also  a surprise to him.  It is therefore natural that he  may have been somewhat disturbed mentally and may have  in the heat4 of the moment, said  things which he, upon mature  reflection,' would find inconsiderate.  To people who are accustomed  to the usages of a government oi  the people it does, in view of the  decisive stand taken by the only  people who were consulted upon  the subject, sound rather out of  place for the leader of the government, the acknowledged dictator of the legislative assembly,  to make the assertion which the  News-Advertiser attributes to  the premier. To quote the News-  Advertiser:  "We will proceed to carry out  the policy which we have mapped  out," announced Premier Bowser  last evening, when asked what  would be the effect of the defeat  of Hon C. E. Tisdall, Minister of  Public Works in the new cabinet."  Of course at the time when he  made this statement he was ignorant of what would take place  just one week later at Victoria.  But if he adheres to his determination as he expressed it at  the moment of great disappointment and wilfully defies the public opinion as expressed at the  polls he will at some future time  have occasion to rue it.  War Ravages Repaired.  Richard Harding Davis, the  well known author, says that recently in visiting the area in  France covered by the Marne  campaign it was difficult for him  to realize that this section had  been touched by the hand of war.  All the fields are under cultivation, the fences are in their accustomed places, the buildings  have been so deftly repaired or  rebuilt that it is hard to believe  that most of them were wrecked  by shell fire. Even the bridges  across the river have been rebuilt. France is repairing the  ravages of war with astonishing  industry and skill.  MINING  REGULATIONS  COAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ai.bkhta,  the Yukon ri kkkitory, the Nouth-west Tekbj-  tokies und in u portion of the Province*, of  Bhitish'Ci)I.L'.mbia, may he leas-.-d for ;i term of  twenty-one years at an unntial rental of il an  acre. Not more than 2,5Gu acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person To the Airt-nl or Sub Atff-nt.  of the district in which the rights nppl.ud for  are situated.  .In surveyed'territory ��������� the land must be described by sections, or IorhI subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the ti act applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must he accompanied by a  fee of Si", which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of live cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Ajjent 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  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 Seer- tary of the Department of the  interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  ���������\V. \V. CORY,  Deputy .Minister of the Interior.  N. IS.���������Unauthorized publication cf this advertisement will not be paid for.���������300B0.  apSSEHSll  Thelviason er Risch Piano  211  n  "NO  of to-day will rpat\e plain our  privilege to slate with authority:  FINER   PIANO MADE!  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  Let us attend  your Victor Record  mail orders��������� our service is intelligent  '! and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  i Mason & Risch Ltd.  %    738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  BUSINESS CARDS  j.Geoftkky K. Burnett   D. .1. McGugan  C.K., H.C.L.S., B.A.S.C, B.C.I..S-,  ASS. M. CAN.KOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett;  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND  SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B.C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  P. O. Box SSG. Telephone 232.  \3&/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous- farmer?  \A7"HAT person so independent?  rHAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of  the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are independent',  they are strangers to hard times.  :oc  Fur Sales Agency  MM������MN������a MtMnBUMMWuHi ���������a���������iwrw���������Brnwn������Mrr>   ,. IW  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.  fo1  30E  Dealers and Trappers  We pay highest price for  your furs and castorium,  also handle goods on  commission, advancing  2-3 of value, our charges  being 5 per cent, for  handling.  THE EDMONTON HIDE & FUR CO.  P. O. Box 863  EDMONTON, Alta.  157 McDougall Ave.  '"THE REASONS for this enviable condi-  ���������*��������� tion of affairs are obvious to anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  The land is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. The climate is mild and enjoyable ; long warm summers with sufficient  rainfall and mild winters make for excellent crops.  Large and small fruits, garden and field  crops are grown to the best advantage.  This fact was established at the Prince  Rupert exhibition last year when farm produce from Bella Coola Valley carried away  over twenty first prizes.  (ELLA COOLA and the surrounding  country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  'ItAlways 'Pleases'  ���������  Home Dairying.  ���������  0  By H. E. Walker, Provincial  Agriculturist.  The question  is often asked,  "Why is it that Creamery butter  almost invariably brings a'higher  price than   that  for  the  home  dairy? " and there is no denying  the fact that a large quantity of  dairy butter of an inferior grade  is placed  on   the   market which  lowers'very*;materially the general average price.  The following notes are intended  to draw theattention of the home  butter  maker  to  some  reasons  why the creamery is able to command a better market.  At the outset it may be men-  (Continued on page  1, column 2.)  Gct"MorcMoncy" lor your Foxes  Muskrat, White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected in yoar section  SHU* YOITK I'UllS !>:UKCT <o ;'SUUBEUT"the largest  house in the World dealin.j exclusively in NORTH AMERICAN RAW FU1.S  a i eliuble���������responsible���������sate f'ur House wilh im unblemished reputation existing for "more tii;in a third of a century," a Ion* successful record i if sending Fur .Shippers iirompt,SATISFACTORY  AND PKOFITAIU.K returns. Write for "tFtJE sjfcu'jtct febipptr."  the only reliable, a.-eurate market report and ^ricelist published.  Write for It-NOW���������ifs FREE  A    R    ^WTTRFPT   Tr������o    25-27 WEST AUSTIN AVE.  A. ������>. OrlUOJUv 1 , Inc. Dept.CS7 CHICAGO. U.S.A.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER.  Subscriptions  Payable  in  Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Yeah $1.00  Six Months   0.75  TmuoK Months  0.50  UNITED STATKS.  Onk Ykak  $1.50  UNiTKD  KlNtlOOM AND TIIK CoNTlNKNT.  Onk Ykak $1.00  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 : i  i  ��������� i  Hi  Mill  I <1  Ml!  <J>3t  I  III  I'll  111  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday,  March  V.:  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coasT between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  ,   A distance of six hundred miles.  It itiill be to your interest to i\eep well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVJ  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford -to let slip the opportunity cf increased  sales that public advertising brings.  DEAL ESTATE booms in the  cities Jiave come and* gone.  People ar'e beginning to flock to  the country. The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities for all. Did not  know, is no excuse. Investors  should keep posted on developments by reading the ."Courier.  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  HOME DAIRYING- Continued.  tioned that the successful creamery butter maker is a man of  training, and he does not guess  regarding quantities, temperatures, etc. He has a complete  outfit and gives careful attention  to the ripening of the cream,  churns it at the correct temperature, places the finished product  in a neat package and makes a  standard article.  U one is to produce good butter  he must commence right.    The  cows must be healthy and clean.  It is  essential to  supply them  with plenty of pure water and  clean, wholesome food and at all  times give them free access to  ^alt.    It is not wise to feed such  as turnips,- rape, or decayed ensilage, as the flavor of the milk  will  be injured.    The udder of  the cow should be brushed off  and wiped   with  a  damp  cloth  just   before   milking,   and   the  milkingoughtbedone with clean,  dry hands.     Immediately after  milking the milk should be strained and removed as soon as possible from the stable.  (The following notes are taken  from Bulletin 17, Dairy and Cold-  storage^ Commissioner Series.)  METHODS QF CREAMING.  There are three common methods of removing cream from the  milk: the shallow pan, deep setting;  and  the  hand  separator.  All these methods ,are used to  some extent.  The shallow pan method has  many defects and we do not recommend it. Cream .from this  ���������method is'aptto be too thin. The  large surface exposed in the pans  and' the length of time that it  stands favors the' absorption of  odors, etc. The bestresults'from  using shallow pans are obtained  by setting the milk immediatejy  ���������after milking;in-pressed tin pans  without seams, about 3 inches  deep, placing the pans on'a cool  surface or in a large pan through  which cold water is allowed to  run. Skimming should take  place about 24 or 36 hours from  setting.  The deep setting method is a  very decided improvement on the  foregoing.. The best results are  secured by putting the milk as  soon as drawn into  cans about 'milkand the quality of the butter  i >  8 inches in diameter and 20 inches, will not be fine.  deep.    The cans are then placed      Warm   cream  in a tank containing ice water'added to cream already cooled  and left for about 24 hours be-  should   not  be  fore" skimming.  The hand-power cream separator is tho. most reliable and best  method of skimming milk at the  farm.    Some of the advantages  over the other methods are: less  loss of fat in the skim  milk, a  better and more uniform quality  of cream, and the skim milk is  in the best condition for feeding  young stock.  CREAM AND ITS CARR  It is best to skim a rich cream  as  there is less can  room   required; less cream" to cool; it will  keep sweet longer than thin crem.  other conditions being equal; it  will churn  more  easily;  and-it  wili make better flavored butter.  The cream from deep setting-  will not require  much   cooling,  but cream from shallow pans or  from hand separators should be  cooled to under 60 degrees immediately after skimming,  and  kept cool  until about  12 hours  before churning.   If cream is allowed to stand at a high temperature.(70 to 75 degrees) for any  length of time the flavor will be  injured, and it is apt to become  lumpy.    This condition will cause  serious loss of fat in the butter-  The cream should be stirred well  each time a fresh lot is added,  and occasionally until it is ready  to churn.  Preparing the cream for churn  ing.    This means developing the  proper   acidity   (sourness)   and  having the cream  at the right  temperature.    No  fresh  cream  should be added for at least 12  hours before  churning.   If the  cream is sweet at this time, a  small quantity (5 to 10.per cent)  of clean, flavored sour skim milk  may be added with good results  and the cream keptat.churning  temperature for 12 hours.    The  appearance'of the cream' when  ready to chiu'n should be thick  and glossy ,and pour like thick  syrup; it should smell and taste  slightly sour.  It cannot be definitely stated  how high it may be necessary to  raise the temperature of the  cream to make butter under all  conditions, the best rule that can  be given is to raise the temperature high enough to bring the  butter in about 25 to 30 minutes.  It is nearly always necessary to  have a higher churning temperature in the fall and winter than  in the spring and summer.  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN  IX'.,.-  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  GeneraS Merchandise  Dry Goods and Nofio  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  they WILL STAND 1T-because thfy are 'MADE TO WEAR j  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     ������    ������  I  ll  We buy from the Factory and  sell to YOU direct. Largest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto. Let. us quote you.  KYDQ BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B.C.  DUILD UP YOUR HOME  ^ TOWN. Do not talk-support home industries--talk is  cheap. The best way to showj  that you are in earnest is to I  practise it. j  Support the "Courier" and you !  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  NOBODY BUYS OVERALLS TO PLAY TRICKS WITH  THEM SUCH AS IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE'ABOVE  IN WHICH FOUR MEN EXERTED ALL THEIR STRENGTH '  IN THE EFFORT TO RIP A PAIR OF PEABODYS'OVERALLS.  BUTJF THEY WILL STAND THIS-THEY WONT RIP  UNDER THE HARDEST KIND OF LEGITIMATE WEAR  WE   ARE   THE  AGENTS   OF   ^==%*v  DPADArw/C    *      ^  GUARANTEED  OVERALLS.  Tents-Pack andRiding Saddles  e courier  $1 a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  0  c������������������              td\                   i  o  "THE two principal reasons  *   why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc., are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the only  brands produced in  B. C. under government inspection.  Ask for ''SHAMROCK"  BACON  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned*  j   Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  Settlers, Prospectors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mosl suitable articles are-.kept at prices that  invite competition.  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stai  Burns'  ins  Crockery and Gla-ware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  I Best Goods   Lowest Prices-Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.  MMfflr.ni n ������������������ u,, /���������m'UJHWTTBTm  siisiaos^


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