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 IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCELLENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR MAY.  Compiled  by Mr. C. H.  Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 61.   Minimum   41  Highest Max. (25th)80. Lowest Mm. (9th) 30  Rainfall, 0.57 inches.  Rainfall for the year (1915) 34.33 inches.  VOL. 4���������NO. 36  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 24,  1916.  $1.00 a Year  War Between Mexico  and U. S. Imminent  Washington, D. C, June 22.���������  Allied Fleet Ready  to Blow Up Athens  Paris, June 23���������The allied fleet  Mexicans are placing the situa-j has been ordered to cruise before  !tion before the European countries by means of printed statements.'   The  newspapers here  ��������� are saying that war is inevitable  ;and that Carranza's attitude due  'to German intrigue.    High officials admit privately they look  for war.     The administration is  waiting an  answer to the note  sent yesterday to Carranza.  Secretary Baker says the West Point  class may be graduated immediately to provide officers.    Locks  on the Panama Canal are being  \guarded with increased vigilance.  Tucson, June 22.��������� Ambassador Arredondo is advising Mexicans by telegram to leave the  United States immediately.  A Dead Calm  Paris, June 22���������There has been  no important event worthy of  mention on the entire front with  the exception of lively artillery  fighting in the region south of  Fort Vaux. On the Belgian front  calm also prevails.  the Piraeus port of Athens. The  fleet eventually to be supported  by landing party. The squadron  of the allied nations is commanded by Vice-admiral Moreau.  The action of the landing party  will depend upon events.  Acceptance by Greece of all  the demands of the Entente powers is reported by Reuters correspondent at Athens.  A cablegram states that Zaimis  to whom the formation of a new  cabinet is said to be entrusted,  went to the French legation during the conference of Entente  ministers last evening. It is reported that King Constanine has  yielded fully.  Berlin, June 23.���������Greece has  appealed to Holland, Scandinavia, Spain, and Switzerland, to  help her in an untenable position.  Armenians Have Suffered  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S. S. Camosun is keeping on  her good behavior by arriving  on time. Last Sunday morning  she roused the late sleepers in  town at 8 o'clock. She brought  her usual lot of passengers and  cargo.  O. T. Landry, our postmaster  and telegraph operator, returned  from a lengthy visit to his mother  in Eastern Canada.  R. A. Edwards, who has so  acceptably filled Mr. Landry's  position during his absence, has  returned to his post at Atnarko.  in the mouth of the River Thames  on March 31st. This souvenir of  the great war was sent him by  the Secretary of the Over-Seas  Club, London.  T. D. Pattullo, the Liberal candidate for this district, is expected in by the mail steamer tomorrow and no doubt will hold  meetings in the valley.  Kaiser Leaves Berlin  for Verdun Front  London, June 22.���������The Italian  steamer Apollonia fired at by  a submarine off Porto Mauriceco,  in Mediterranean, but was not  hit. The steamers Beacy and  Olga, latter presumed to be of  French register, were sunk on  Sunday night by a German submarine, part of the crews were  saved. Italian steamer Povika  was sunk on Saturday by mine.  British armored automobile detachment arrived in Moscow on  June 17 and received a great reception. The detachment started  for the Russian front yesterday.  It is believed that a final attempt to capture Verdun will be  made on the arrival of the German Emperor, who left Berlin  today for the Verdun front.  Principal features on the British front during the last 24 hours  has been mining activity combined with bombardments on  both sides. In the Loos sector,  two mines were exploded by us  and one by the enemy. There  has been some trench mortar  and artillery activity about An-  gres and Vimy, otherwise the  day was quiet. __   '  A large enemy aerodrome near  Elirish (on the Mediterranean  about 100 miles from the Suez  Canal) with enemy camps and  troops were bombed by eleven  British aeroplanes on Sunday.  An hostile pilot about to ascend  and his, aeroplane was destroyed  by down-swooping raider, 76  bombs were dropped. Three  British aeroplanes were lost, two  of the pilots being saved.  Paris, June 23.���������Atotaloftwo  million Armenians have been  massacred by Young Turks since  the beginning of the war. The  sole survivors of the race are one  hundred thousand in Mesopotamia, hundred and fifty thousand  in western part of Asia Minor,  one hundred and eighty thousand  in Constantinople and Smyrna,  and two hundred thousand have  crossed the Caucasus mountains.  Germans Capture  Trenches  Paris, June 23.���������After violent  attackslastingall night Germans  captured front line trenches between Fuminwood and Chenois  in the Verdun sector. Germans  attacked in force on both banks  of the Meuse after the usual  heavy bombardment. An attack  on south slope of Deadman's Hill  was checked by a grenade detachment. On right bank of the  river violent engagements took  place west and south of Vaux.  M. W. Marvin, postmaster, fire  warden and rancher at Atnarko,  visited town last Monday. We  regret that he has been suffering from a very severe cold lately. He came here to consult the  doctor.       ���������.        Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. Walker at the hospital on June 17th  a boy.  Also on the same day to Mr.  and Mrs. Orville Robinson, a boy.  The mothers and babies in both  instances are doing well.  Charles Hendricks is back from  Alaska. Although the Arctic  regions have their charms those  of Bella Coola are superior. He  will join his brother Fred in filling a large logging contract.  ^ S.S. Coquitlam called on Thursday morning bringing a consignment of explosives.  H. L. Harris, former editor of  the Courier, has enlisted in the  11th Canadian Mounted Rifles  and is already started on his  journey overseas.  G. K. Burnett, the surveyor,  is at work running boundary lines  for the settlers. He is now at  Talleo defining theboundariesof  B. F. Jacobsen's land.  Mr. B. Brynildsen is in receipt  of a letter from Edward Grant  who is still in England, but very  anxious to get4:o the firing line.  The young soldier thinks England is very pretty just now, but  rather wet.  Henry C. Grainger also sends  his best wishes to the people of  this community. At the time of  writing he and Charles Lord  were among a draft of one hundred under orders to leave at any  time. Mr. Grainger mentions  that from verbal statements from  returned soldiers, it appears that  the fighting in France for the  past two months has been most  terrific, and that people away  from the firing line have very  little idea of what is going on.  ...It is pleasing to note that all  enlisted men from Bella Coola  always mention that they look  forward" to the day when they  will be back to what they term  the old place.  dians were on their way to South  Bentink Arm to engage in hand-  logging. Fred King and family  occupied one launch and Captain  Bobs, Aleck Davis, Nappy, Milo  Stauser, Walter King and Billy  Andy with family of four children comprised the party in the  other launch. Both launches had  just turned into the South Bentink, Fred King's party being a  short distance in the lead, when  Fred King in looking behind saw  smoke coming up from the other  launch. The launch was on fire.  He turned back immediately, but  before he arrived on the scene  one life, that of  Milo Stauser,  sum River on Thursday last week.  On a trip to his father's farm  in the upper part of the settlement he decided to take a short  cut, the old road, across the  Noosatsum River, a distance of  about half a mile, instead of going round the canyon bridge,  which is two and a half miles  longer.  Although he knew the crossing  of the river was of a somewhat  dangerous nature yet the temptation to save two and a half  miles of travel was too strong to  resist and he took the short cut.  The riverisnowat flood height  caused by the summer weather  melting the vast snowfields at a  rapid rate. One of the several  streams of this turbulent river  had  been sacrificed in a heroic is spanned by a cotton wood tree,  and successful  effort of saving'partly submerged.    Carrying his  the lives of the occupants of the  burning craft. As told by the  Indians it all happened through  some unexplained ignition of the  gases from the gasoline engine.  Milo Stauser was sitting outside  the opening to the engine room  when suddenly a flame darted  out and the room was instantly  on fire. Milo, nothing daunted,  rushed into the flaming room,  turned off the gasoline and stopped the engine. Coming out his  clothes were on  fire and in an  3  rf  Trench Losses 165,000  Geneva, June 22.���������French losses around Verdun in killed and  wounded is approximately 165,-  000 todate. These losses occurred on a front which was not more  than thirteen miles in length.  Attempt to Stop  Russian Advance  London, June 23���������Official communications yesterday of German  Austrian and Russian war offices  all indicate that, as anticipated,  the Germans are making a determined effort to capture the initiative from the Russian general,  Breisinoff, and create diversion  by a strong attack on General  Kuropatkin's armies in the north,  especially in Volyhnia, on Styr  and Stokhod rivers, in an effort  to prevent Russian reinforcements coming up.  Rivers Inlet News.  The Bella Bella hospital has  closed for the summer and Dr.  G. E. Darby with staff is busily  engaged at the Rivers Inlet hospital, which is now open to  patients during the whole of the  fishing season.  Mr. E. Glass, who has been  hand logging for the Pacific Mills  at Smiths Inlet, met with an accident while at work and is now  at the Rivers Inlet hospital with  a broken collar bone.  From reports lately received j Another patient also undergo-  from our boys with His Majesty's j ing treatment at the same insti-  bicycle Carl essayed to cross  over, but the slippery state of  the log caused him to slip and he  fell in the water. Fortunately  he succeeded in getting a firm  hold of the tree, but at the expense of his bicycle and baggage.  He scrambled ashore a wiser and  a wetter boy.  This short cut of crossing the  Noosatsum is a standing menace  to the lives and property of those  who attempt it. It is being used  more or less all the year roi.i d  except at high water, when as a  rule the rickety bridges made by  endeavor to put itout he jumped]settlers are washed awav\  into the water.    It soon became,'    The  farmers  who live above  forces, it is learned that Charles  Lord, member of the Ambulance  Corps, has been discharged from |  military service. It was found  that his eyesight was defective.  He will still be retained in the  government service as a worker  in a munition factory.  Charles Tucker has in his possession a fragment of Zeppelin  L. 15, which was brought down  Rebel Against the Turks  London, June 23.��������� Reports received here indicate that a serious uprising against the Turks  is progressing in Arabia. The  rebels have captured Mecca, the  holy city.  London newspapers declare  the rebellion will have important  bearing on the war, especially as  regards the participation of Turkey. The uprising is due to the  recent wholesale executions of  Mohammedan and Syrian notables  and  well known  religious  leaders; also the feeling in Arabia has spread that the Turks  abdicated their position as protectors of Mohammedans and  have become vassals of Germany.  Madrid, June 23.���������A German  submarine arrived today at Car-  lago, the officers disembarked  and left for Madrid with a confidential letter from the Kaiser  to King Alfonso.  Havre, June 23.���������Further successes by the Belgian columns  invading German East Africa.  New York, June 23 -The great!  bazaar to benefit war sufferers  belonging to the Entente Allies  closed last night.     The profits  arc estimated at $1,500,000.  tution is A. Anderson of the  Good Hope cannery, suffering  from a dislocated shoulder.  All the salmon canneries are  now in operation, though the  sign of many salmon have not  appeared yet there is all indications of a good run this year.  Rivers Inlet is among the best  Sockeye salmon waters in British  Columbia and fish have been  canned there for thirty years;  without any noticeable decrease  in the supply.  The fishing nets stolen from  the Good Hope Cannery some  time ago have not been found.  There is great probability that  they were taken some considerable time before the loss was  discovered, which makes it all  the more difficult to locate the  thieves.  A  Tragedy on  Water.  Last Monday evening about 8  o'clock a tragedy was enacted on  the inlet ten miles from Bella  Coola, which resulted in the  death of one person and some  bodily injuries to others.  Two parties of Bella Coola In-  apparent that he was drowning  and efforts were made to pull  him in by means of an oar. He  grasped the oar, but was too  weak to retain his hold and sank.  In the mean time Walter King,  with great presence of mind,  opened a sack of flour and threw  it on the fire which had the effect  of speedily subduing the flame.  The launch sustained very little  damage from the scorching, but  some of the baggage was destroyed. Walter King received  a serious burn on his right foot  and minor ones about his head  and neck. He was taken to the  hospital for treatment and is already discharged from there.  The body of the man drowned  has not been recovered.  Milo Stauser was a youth 19  years old and accounted by the  missionary in charge as one of  the finest mannered and best behaved of the Indians. He had  received some education at the  Chilliwack School for Indians.  His health was undermined by  consumption and it is doubtful  if he would have survived another year.  As a curiosity it may be related that before starting out on  his last trip he had a presentiment of an early death. He told  another Indian that he did not  expect to return alive from his  trip and therefore presented him  with  his  baseball  outfit.     The  tragedy has cast a gloom over  the Indian village.  Carl Carlson, the seventeen-  year-old son of C. Carlson, came  very near being the victim of an  equally serious accident in the  torrential waters of the Noosat-  this river'have for several years  asked the government repeatedly for a sum of about $200 to  make a bridge that would enable  them to make this crossing with  safety. But although public  money is being squandered every  year in needless undertakings  the petitions of these settlers  have not been heeded. Their  political influence is not strong-  enough to make itself felt.  Let us quote a few examples  of how the money is spent. Last  year, on a by-road a bridge was  built right along side of another  bridge which was perfectly sound  and serviceable in every respect.  This was done for the sole purpose of improving the appearance  of the road. $200 was spent in  slashing a trail to two pre-emptions, which are now abandoned.  $200 was spent last spring for  the removal of a log jam in the  river, this work had been represented to the ministerof public  works as being necessary for the  protection of the Clayton bridge.  To the ordinary observer this  log jam had no more to do with  the Clayton or any other bridge  than if it had. been located in  the moon. Works of such character are being carried out at  the orders of Mr. Manson, while  work actually necessary is being  ignored. It is safe to say, however, that the day of reckoning  is not far distant when the people  of Bella Coola will: show their  resentment of such treatment at  polls.  S    (ttlwrrh Nottrp    '  Sunday School  Church Service  10:45 a.m.  7 : 30 p. m.  d  Preacher for Sunday���������Rev.  \V. H. Gibson.  All Are Welcome.  9t^-<^<*^**J*^*^<JMJ?<21jy*<J*0  ���������;>4} JhPw  f  f  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, JUne ^  %'  $i*f  PsrrMzs  wm  1   'A a  m  ���������MS**  "Stffc.  iw -  J3f  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year     $1.00  G Months       0.75  3 Months    0.50  United States  1 Yaar $1.50  United Kingdom  1 Year '. $1.00  Subscriptions payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible. ���������  For Advertising  Rates,  Apply at  Office.  To CoiWESPON DENTS���������While unobjectionable an-  cnyiRRUi* oornvfumieations will be published, the  name ������ncl address of every writer of such letters  must-be criveri to the editor.  The Editor reserves the right to refuse publi-.  cnti'un of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk. , ,  "Junius pojmli guprrina rat Ipx."  .SATURDAY, JUNE 74, 1916!   ������ \ s       "           '���������-       *���������-'���������������f- ��������� -       ��������� ���������        ������������������     '������������������- ��������� ���������������������������- ���������  The Gosden  Trial.  The result of the Gosden trial  will to all right-thinking people  appear a complete vindication of  Mr. M. A. Macdonald.    The de-  ��������� cision of the-jury was eleven for  the conviction and one for acquittal of Gosden, charged with perjury.   According to the rules in  . jury trials this does not constitute a verdict which, in order to  ��������� be decisive must be unanimous.  Bat in legislative assemblies, in  supreme courts and other equally  important, bodies, a majority de-  .cides in cases of the utmost importance. . Therefore, to all intents and purposes'of clearing  Mr. M-icJonald's reputation the  trial was decidedly favorable.  - The Conservative press pleads  that the jury were swayed by  partisan feelings;  to some ex-  ��������� tent that seems to bereasonable  to believe-under the circumstan-  ces, and in support of that contention it may be stated 'that  both the attorney for the prosecution and the attorney for the  defense agreed that it would be  useless to try the other count in  the perjury charge against Gos-  ��������� den on account of the difficulty  if not impossibility of selecting  an intelligent jury destitute of  a preconceived   opinion  in  the  ��������� matter.   .  But even so, we fail to see that  the Conservatives can derive any  satisfaction from the result of  the trial..  From  that point of   view it  .'shows that the majority of the  :- jury believe the Liberals inno-  ���������/ cent of.the charges laid, at their  doors by the riff-raff of Seattle,  and  others  equally  devoid of  truth   and   honesty.     And  the  opinion of the majority of the  jury in this case will prove to be  a fair indication of the opinion  of an  equal- proportion of the  electorate of the province in the  coming election.  the men who have borne the  Burdens of development, the men  who constitute the bone and  sinew of the district, and preferred and taken the advice of  men who have very little to show  to their .credit, either in performances or possessions.  Money has been spent lavishly,  but probably half of it to no good  purpose, and in reply, to the remonstrance of the writer against  this waste Mr. Manson said:  "You got the money, did you  not?" That has been his position in regard to expenditures  here. He did not concern himself how the money was spent if  it, only pleased the men from  whom he took his advice. ��������� And  the result.of Mr. Manson's policy  is that he will find very few o"f  the settlers whom he has so persistently ignored that will vote  for him in the next election.  And it is fair to assume he has  pursued an ' equally injurious  policy both to the community  and himself in other parts of the  district.-  Even if he is honored by his  master by the gift of a portfolio,  he will find' that the same treatr  ment awaits him now whi'clv-he  received at the hands of the  electors of Alberni when he  sought their approval of his appointment as provincial'secretary  by MrfMcBride.  head of the department of agriculture, yet we most strenuously  and emphatically oppose the appointment of a man so entirely  destitute of the qualifications  needed to discharge the duties  of this office as Hon. Wm. Man-  son is known to be. He has no  education or experience which  qualifies him as the head of the  most important industry of the  province. , -  Instead of .being-a help he will  be a hindrance to the promotion  mention.  But now great changes are  taking place and others are indicated by the passing events.  Probably the most prominent  among these events is the great  naval battle in the North Sea.  It was a defeat of the Germans;  although they had the advantage  of numbers and position until the  arrival,of Admiral Jellico with  his grand fleet/when the Germans fled to their protected  haven of refuge.  This battle demonstrated that  the Germans had no surprises in  store for their opponents in the  way of superior guns or other  implement^ of war. It demonstrated th'at Britain is still the  mistress qf the sea and unconquerable. ? -  A change is coming dver the  situation in the Baltic Sea. Hith-  j'erto a larger and'almost'uninterrupted trade has been conducted  across the inland water between  Sweden and Germany. The indications are that this will soon  be a thing of the past, because  the control of the Baltic is passing from the Germans.   This is  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF "PRIDE OF THE WEST" BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  Send for Catalogue  MADE    IN    B. C."  Prompt Attention Given Letter Ord  m  EBB  of- agriculture. - His deputy may  be the best man for the position, ' borne out by the following facts  but as a subordinate he must in It has been possible for the Brit  SOLD BY ALL DEALERS  The Minister of Agriculture.  While the importance of agriculture in this province" cannot  well be over-estimated, yet we  are somewhat dubious about the  advisability or necessity of creating a separate portfolio of minister of agriculture- at this time.  On the point of economy it is  not advisable;  retrenchment is  the order of the day and therefore we should hesitate somewhat before w^e add to the already too heavy financial  burdens of the province.'   The-pro-  vince has being doing considerable   and   that   not   badly   for  agriculture in times past -under  the guidance of'"a-deputy minis-  ter arid-would- do equally well  in the future, especially, with a  man of the undoubted ^ability of  Mr. Scott at the'helm.  But   even   if  for   arguments  >ake we concede the necessity of  the nature of things defer and  submit to his chief in many matters in which he may differ, but  where he does not care to make  himself offensive by opposition.  With the high estimate Mr.  Manson has for his own ability  and his ambition to show that he  earns $20 a day, he may inaugurate policies and measures just  as disastrous to the farmers as  Ross'-land policy and McBride's  railway policy have been to the  development of the province.,  If,' after the Liberals'obtain  control of affairs, it shall be decided to continue a separate minister for this department,, let it  be sufficiently detached from  politics to make it possible to  put a man in that position who  will be considered both as to experience and education the highest authority on agriculture  avail-able.  o     o     o     o    o  The Aspects of the War.  ' It has now been a long time  since the Courier made.any comments on the outlook of the war.  And this lias been because there  ish ship Dunrobin to escape from  internment'at Lulea, in the northern partof the Gulf of Bothnia,  to the North Sea-without being  captured, torpedoed or injured.  A flotilla   of   thirteen   German  ships, ��������� convoyed  by  a   fleet of  German cruisers and destroyers,  were either sunk or scattered by  the Russians last week.  ��������� Reports ;are  being circulated  that a number, of British super-  dreadnaughts have succeeded in  penetrating the   narrow sound  between Denmark and  Sweden  into the Baltic and are now at a  Russian port.   ��������� The superiority  of .the German navy in the Baltic  will in the light of these events  be found threatened and lost to  the extent that it will be possible  for the Russians to land armies  on German, soil behind General  Hindenburg's forces   and thus  create quite an interesting diversion  on  the eastern  front.   It  will also make it possible for the  Allied warships to shell the German cities pn the Baltic Sea.  The good news from the war  are not confined to the situation  having a salaried minister at the has been no notable changes to on  th& sea alone.     There are  great changes taking place on  land, especially on the eastern  front, where the Russian forces  are rolling onward resistlessly,  annihilating, capturing and driving the Austrian armies out of  Russian territory. It is said that  the Russians have penetrated the  Austrian lines on a front 94 miles  long, threatening envelopment.  The reasons for this success  on the part of the Russians are  found in the tremendous number  of guns and amount of- ammunition in their possession, and the  weakeningof the Austrian lines  in order to drive the Italians out  of their positions. Now the  A'ustrians are abandoning their  to some extent successful fight  against the Italians to stem the  tide of the Russian advance, with  the result that the Italians have  again began to gain ground.  At Verdun there has been a  collapse in the German offensive  caused by the utter exhaustion  of their forces.  The Canadians in a strenuous  'fi have  acii c-n  of Use  and   brilliant   camp.-d  crowded  the  Germain b  their front.  Altogether the ir-u  last two weeks are i-M-ourggirj  for our armies and lln- course of  permanent peace for t In.- worli  From a human point of vie?  it   seems   impossible   that ok  enemies will be able u> keepep  a strength sufficient  to defers  a front of several hur.<i:uJ miles!  against enemies whit!, are Justl  attaining    their    full   rightist  strength.  o     o     o     o     c ���������  The Investigation Must  Proceed.  When the legislative unnt  tee inquiring into the t-Kclicil  frauds at Vancouver n.aiit- its  report it recommended lhatifr  attorney-general's d< j-arirmi  continues the investigation is  order that the instigi.tcrs ad  otherwise guilty pur lies he  brought to justice. 'J heroisr.o  man in love with his country and  Mr. Manson's Prospects.  ������������������ The attempt of Mr. Bowser to  carry this district by appointing  Wm. Manson minister of agriculture is nothing but the part  of a drowning man catching at  straws. The (now) Hon. Wm.  Manson has thoroughly discredited himself to the average elector by his blindness to the real  heeds of his district. Here in  Bella Coola for instance, his lack  in perception is shown in the fact  that he ignores the representation made by the men who have  everything at stake in the place,'  Laclies, Tn? This  for   . Cream Puffs, Jellies,  Deep  Apple Pie, Sherbets and Whip-  pea Cream made from  "CanaJa  First" (Evaporated) Milk. Chill  th.0r0ugh.l3>,  then whip with e&\  beater!       You -will like the clean  cooked taste of "Canada First"  (Evaporated) Whipped as creanu  Ask your Grocer for "Canada First."  THE  AYLMER   CONDENSED   MILK   CO.,   LTD.  AYLMER,   ONTARIO  tf  is*  101  m*f������  30E  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SKRVICK  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S. S.      CaillOSlin"   Leaves   Vancouver   every  Thursday at 9 p. m.        (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays a. m.  S. S. "Coquitlam" sails from Vancouver  nightly, 'carrying Gasoline and Explosives, wil  at Bella Coola by arrangement.  For rates of Freights,  Fares and other information, ap|  Ion  cai  Iv i'  Head Opficr, Carkall St.,  Vancouveu  agent, 1003 Government St., Victoria.  or Gko. Mo(.;kk<;"!  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  ion  5J������[c  IHB������MIWMH������MW������������������HW>B1IIW������B������^^ I Saturday, June 24,   1916  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  its free institutions but cordially  joins the committee in this recommendation and insistently  demand that the investigation  be not concluded until justice is  satisfied.-  The party in power is trying  in many ways to make,it appear  that the leaders of the Liberal  party had a guilty knowledge of  the frauds, and that in fact they  organized and financed the dastardly attempt to corrupt the  ballot. We firmly hold that the  evidence as brougnt out so far  does not indicate anything of"the  kind, but rather a knowledge  that is suspicious to say the least  he will be able to ferret out the  guilty persons before election  takes place.  In the mean time we are glad  to note that the leader of the  Liberal party is uttering no uncertain sound', but his manifesto  of June 1st makes this splendid  declaration which will bear repetition here:  "I have not been in the least  influenced in my regard for Mr.  M. A. Macdonald by the proceedings before the so-called select  committee, which was obviously  appointed for no other purpose  than to besmirch his reputation.  I believe that, when-the  facts  on the part of Mr. Bowser, Mr. behind the conspiracy are finally  Welsh,-and others high up in the revealed, he will remain even  Conservative party organization, more strongly entrenched in the  B;:t be that as it may. This esteem and regard of the public  crime has not been cleared up than ever before,  atid we see no signs . that the- "1 have always stood, and  attorney-general is very active \ shall always stand, for absolute-  in the matter as yet.    We hope : ly clean polities.    J will not as  sociate with any man or body of  men who have been guilty of  condoning corrupt practices. I  shall not be satisfied with the  punishment of the lieutenants,  such as Annance or Scott. It  will only be when we learn who  supplied the money that enabled  these men to operate, that we  shall know which party is responsible for the disgraceful  situation in Vancouver on February 26th last.  "The Liberal party began the  investigation by arresting Annance���������they will finish it when  the responsibility is placed upon  the proper shoulders."  '/k  Can Your  Boy Shoot?  Teach him with a real, manly  arm, a Remington UMC .22 rifle.  Give him Remington UMC reliable ammunition and enjoy seeing  his scores improve. mi   !  Don't ������ay "sjiythinjj Is  good enough for boy a." It  isn't. Especially when you  can just as easily give him  Remington UMC.  REMINGTON  UMC   -  Remington UMC Reliability���������  is just as apparent in .22 Riflea  and Ammunition  as in our  highest priced goods.  For a hand-operating Repeater, choose the 16 Shot Remington UMC .22 Repeater. -Or, select a Remington UMC Single  Shot.    Perfect satisfaction with either.  Remington UMC .22 short, .22 long and. 22 long rifle cartridges  aro the most carefully made ammunition you can buy.  Go to the dealer who displays the Red Ball trade mark of  Remington UMC for guaranteed ammunition and  fire arms of every kind.  Remington Arms Union Metallic  Cartridge Company  (Contractors to the British Imperial and Colonial  Governments)  Lexlsa, Ea*       WINDSOI, ONT.      New Tork. U.S.A.  >^������.^rf  ��������� Si|kS||lji  ^dgM^ ;  CWtvCiftifllHifffliWMTrrMW^                      v^*fl  ^a^^^^^^^^^^^JS^^BBBjBHMI  A few lines we specially  recommend  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  GrifTen & Skelleys  famous gold and  si.lverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  It Always "Pleases9  CANADA'S RECORD.  Before it had received the news  of the splendid success of the  Prohibition movement in the  Province of Ontario, the "New  Republic," which is the official  organ of the American Anti-  Saloon League, had an editorial  entitled "Canada's Virile Response," in which the situation  this side of the boundary line  vvas referred to in the following-  terms:  "Canada as an integral part of  the .British Empire, is in the  .nidst of a struggle to the death  for National existence.  "The best blood of the Dominion is being spattered all over  :he hills of northern France.  Che fathers and mothers gladb  ^ive up their sons; the girls give  jp their sweethearts, and wives  ;jive up their husbands. The tax  payers dig deep into their poc-  cets and all wonder what else  chey can do.  ��������� "While patriotism is ablaze  /rom Vancouver to Quebec whai  ire the rum sellers doing? They  ire intervening to balk their  country's efforts. Did Canada  snivel and cringe and stutter  ind wriggle and crawl concerning this?    Not much.  "Alberta led off by wiping out  the saloons of the entire province.  "Then along came Saskatchewan with an anti-barlaw, closing  every dram shop in her boundaries.  "Then the people of Manitoba  enacted a state-wide prohibition  law with a two to one majority.  "Then the Legislature of Nova  Scotia met and enacted a statewide law for that Province.  "Now British Columbia is  planning to oust the disloyal  traffic from her boundaries.  "In the hour of public trouble  whether it be in a municipal riot  or whether it be a world-wide  war, the first step necessary to  success is to close the dirty and  disloyal dram shop.  Like the Typhus, the saloon is  always an evil and a source of  trouble, but this evil is accentu-  ted in the hour of public distress.  "Canada's response to this  challenge of alcohol is worthy a  great, a magnificent people.  "Our hats are off to the Canucks. "���������(From the Pioneer.)  H. Arnott, M.B., M.C.P.S.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  POAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  *���������* Manhoua, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Tehkitoky, the North-west Terri-  tokiks and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may bo leased for a term of  twenty-one yours at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Ajrent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are Hituat^d.  In surveyed territory the land mu3t be described by aectionH, or letfal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of 15 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 five cents per ton.  '1 he pertion operatinK the mine shall furnish  the Ajrent with sworn returns accounting for the  full Quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  (the royally thereon. If the coal minim* ritchts  'Ore not beiiiK operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  '1 he lease will include the coal nr.ininn rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available Hurface rijjhts may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rale of $10.00 an acre.  For full infoimation application should be  made lo the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-As:ent  of lvo[ninion Lands.  W. W. COKY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. II.- Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������'iOCM.  ggfSpTTigi gesy^sagsai ggapp^gggj gEEg&fssga JgUgggj^S EgafSgg  ihelviason Cr fxisch Piano  of to-day will mat\e plain our  privilege to stale with authority:  "NO  FINER  PIANO MADE.'"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  r  I  ^T, Let uS attend your Victor Record  ^U mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C,  B  czd i  BUSINESS CARDS  nor  Fur Sales Agency  GOO dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest market  price always.  We hold sales monthly, but will advance 75 per cent, of value on receipt,  sending balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  HOE  Ol  Dealers and Trappers  \A/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \A7HAT person so independent?  \a/HAT 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 faim produce from Bella Coola Valley canied 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.  " ^'---'.iJiJUi&iSsfi  NO "RUIN" IN DENVER.  Before Denver entered upon  Prohibition, on January 1, 1916.  many-of the most important  "interests" of the city were  downcast. The gas and electric-  light company had predicted a  drop of at least $15,000 a month  in receipts; instead, it showed a  gain of $10,000 in the very first  month of  dryness.    The banks  had feared the change, but the  first month of Prohibition saw  2000 names added to their list of  depositors and a gain of deposits  aggregating $750,000. So on  through a long list.    It is true  that, certain lines of business  were hurt. The pawnshops, for  instance, never knew the times  to be so dull.���������Christian Science  Monitor.  @  Get "More Money*'for your Foxes  Muskrat. White Weasel, Beaver, Lynx, Wolves,  Marten and other Fur bearers collected la your section  SHIP VOUR FUHSDIRKCT lo "SHUBERT" thtlaroest  house In the World dealing exclusively In NORTU AMERICAN RAW FUkS  a reliable���������responsible���������safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century." a lonst successful record of sending Fur Shippers prompt.SATISFACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "TTfec atmbert sVuinPir."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published.  Write for l(-NOW-it'������ FREE  AR QHITRFRT ?������/���������  25-27westaustinave.  . U. SriUorLK 1, Inc. D   t.c 67 Chicago, u.s.a.  rirrTTTirrr''���������"~" 111 II    *  l���������l Ml ���������   I     IK   I        I  Hill" I    Ml   Will"  T II rMTTinTTmi "I      It  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Year $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $1.00  nidi      1 mm iiri 11 mi iniinin   nanuMw ~[i������ win���������r    1 1    .  ���������niia> i������irTiiM~i'"' ���������  irtfir  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 WW  fi  Nil  l?K  ' fi  IBM  HSji'-S  i tit*  i VI������  15  til*  11  '&+���������'*  ,j ISM  .1   ,���������.., J;  I   <       J* 4  ���������i w*. "  !   ��������� ���������"���������!..  ii  ������    ;���������������>  ������������������ ,i; - ' <  1 ���������is> '.1  .1*       ul1  ��������� *   1*    "J  if"'     !  "'-'"������������������i.  a*  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Satur^y>Iune 24,  jty  HOE  0  >e  or  yj  ouner  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  // will be to your interest to keep well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province-���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before the  public. No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  affordf to let slip the opportunity of increased  sales that public advertising brings.  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."  The Demands of;the Time.  The man  who  produces one  pound of anything of value, the|  man who improves the breed of  i  his own   cattle,   the  man  who  makes two blades of grass grow  where one grew before, is adding  to the wealth of the nation, to  the richness of the country. Not  alone is that the ease, but he "is  contributing his bit to Christianity and to the welfare of the  world.   It is given to the farmer  and breeder to serve his native  land more by his individual effort  than is within the power of the  ordinary follower of any other  occupation.    The farmer by his  own unaided efforts, except by  the gifts of nature, carf maintain  his wife and family.    No other  worker in the world's vineyard!  can  say so much unless he is  willing to go naked and that he  and his should often times suffer  the pangs of hunger.   And the  claims upon the -farmer and his  fellow, the breeder, in present  circumstances are not only urgent but many.  There are people who object  to the assertion that the agriculturist is making the earth yield  its utmost, in tending his flocks  and herds with- care, diligence  and intelligence, is doing his bit,  the same as the man in the trenches. ��������� He is not directly placing  his own life in jeopardy perhaps,  but he is helping to sustain those  who are.  He is providirg a good-sized  portion of the ammunition. The  fault is not in the assertion itself,  but in the use that is made of it  by the man who has no spirit for  the right and who, the probabilities are, is doing his full bit  neither in agriculture nor in any  other form of industry.    There  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respectfully requested.  T.-D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding.  are possibly men on the land who  would be more useful on the field  of battle, but one thing is certain  if the men who are of value to  the soil and to the farm-yard are  taken away some means must  be found to replace them.  Canada's .future   lies   in  the  womb of her agriculture.    To  make the best use of the opportunities that are and will be, to  take our  rightful  place in the  world's economics, we must toil  without ceasing,  we must produce and improve, we must bend  all our energies ,to results, we  must utilize waste and, amidst  it all, we must -focus our eyes  upon the future and pay our respects   to   conservation.     Our  position  is unique in  nearness  to, and in our facilities for reaching, the. best  markets.   Transportation, just, now may be difficult and expensive, but it will  not always be so,>and when the  time'comes for greater freedom  #������ffiS3Jte1  lob Printing  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.. We will do it right.  DUILD  UP  YOUR  HOME  ��������� 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.  of trade we must be prepared  for it.    This can  be done not  alone by industry,   but also by  economizing;  not  by hoarding,  but by the judicious use of our  resources.    A truth ever to be  borne in mind is that what is  wasted  by fools is turned into  profit by the wise. ' Even in the  midst of its campaign of destruc-  tion and ferocity, Germany, so  word is flashed across the sea,  is devoting attention to education and internal improvement  and development.  Value of Sheep.  We note-with satisfaction that  our farmers are becoming alive  to the importance and value of  raising sheep.    Several of the  settlers have flocks which will  form the nucleus of larger numbers in the near future.     The  present high prices of wool and  mutton  are sufficient incentive  to this branch of husbandry.  Those of our farmers who have  began the raising of sheep are  now so   keenly interested and  jealous''of   every individual of  the flock that it is well nigh impossible to buy a ewe in the valley.   And this is as it should be.  The present abnormal times with  war prices prevailing may not  be lasting, but it is safe to predict that the wool and mutton  market will be high for many  years to come.    Canada iii 1915  raised only one tenth of the wool,  needed'for'home consumption;;  United States is a large importer  arid   will,   even   if   we  raised  enough for. our own use,- be a  customer' who  will  buy all we  can spare.  The meat supply of the world  is decreasing while the population is rising. This is another  factor that will make sheep raising profitable and there is hardly  any stock that can be raised and  kept with less expense than  sheep.  Keep farm implement's new by  paint and shelter from weather.  Plumbing  We buy from th ��������� Factory and  sell to YOU dire ;t. Largest  Plumbing Showr jom West of  Toronto.       - Lei us quote you.  KYDD BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  The Courier  $1 a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  'T'HE 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"  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  Burns;  BACON  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  OgilvieV  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General SVB e r c h a n d S s e  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP. HEATING  AND COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes    ������    ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospedtors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and 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.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stai  ams  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  ALL GOOD GROCERS.  IT'S  CANADA'S  BEST FLOUR  Best Goods-Lowest Prices-Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  4  <**������

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