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Array YOU WANT QOOD SPORT  SIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  ,NT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR MAY.  ���������     Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: maximum on 22nd, 86; mean  maximum, 64.    Minimum on 5th, 35; mean  minimum   42.16.    'Kainfall, 2.22 inches.  9L. 2���������NO: 39  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1914.  $1.00 a Year  SKSwince Cannot  Get Title  fon Does Not Recognize Kitsi-  lano Reserve Deal  |1  IB ������-  SS  ���������s  w  wpiwa, June 18.���������Replying, to  a^uWion from Hon. Frank  bllvert respecting the Kitsilano  IndiaCreserve. Hon. Dr. Roche  saicf ne was not personally conversant with the subject, as he  ;t ���������' was away at the time.   TheBrit-  ^   ish Columbia government nego-  / ?,   tiated with the Indians without  ^|| * consulting the department.    He  UJp" said 'the department did not re-  "'' ;' cognize these negotiations.  The  ', / '^Indians would be protected.   The  *������.' ^British?, ^Columbia   government  cduldS^get its title to theland  * wi������hcmt|the consent of the de-  - r^rimMi   This was one of the  '^questiofis which the British Co-  r i ?lumbia1lndian commission would  'report on.  N   '  TArtlOliver  claimed  that the  Indians^ had-not been  properly  ; protected.    He said th at the of-  ;ficiajs^of the department knew  "of ^^negotiations of the British  Columbia government and should  ^have^taken steps to protect the  RE  Indians:  [IB  1  in  ey -  ri-t  IVt'l  rid -  New Forest Telephone  Rebuilding Hospital at Campbell River  ,New Dock at Quathiaski Cove  Vancouver,. June 18.���������The new  ?f|||ie|hone for the Provincial Gov-  ">^e|Sent   forest   department is  \nol|fcompleted   between Shoal  J' ipff&nd Roy, a distance of 25  jnilelfsays timber inspector Geo.  . "*D'SM$kay, who has just returned  -rffomfa trip to the North.   The  - ''" telephone builders are now engaged; on  a  branch   line  from  Heriot Bay, the headquarters of  ttie forest fire patrol service, to  to connect up  i ������&u&u*0En,e  logging  camps  in  that  1$  Grading Nearly Done  Fifteen-mile Stretch Remains to be  Prepared for Steel on C. N. P. R.  Vancouver, June 18.���������With the  exception of approximately fifteen miles on the sections between railhead, 121 miles north  of Kamloops, and the end of the  rails from the eastern end, six  miles west of the Yellowhead  Pass, all the grading on the British Columbia division of the Canadian Northern Pacific Railway  has been completed according to  a statement by Mr. S. H. ��������� Syk.es,  assistant chief engineer of the  C. N. P. R.  He added that the bridge over  the Canoe River, ten miles east  of Albreda Summit has been  finished, that construction work  would be started at an early date  on the bridge over Lyon Creek,  near railhead north of Kamloops,  and that construction work was  well advanced on the entire section along the North Thompson.  Wireless Ore Finder  German Scientists to Make Tests in  Canada  ���������r-.WiW'.'llJ...  )  ������>  g the items of interest  ins'pf^br McKay reports that  Dr. Jamieson, of Campbell River,  i V r  is building his private hospital,  which was destroyed by fire  some time ago. This is a matter  of satisfaction to the settlers in  the district, who in the meantime had been deprived of hospital service.  llltet Quathiaski Cove, Mr. And-  ������3gie������adn. the local storekeeper and  v^$atinery proprietor, is building a  ;newMwharf and dock to keep  , ;paice;with the larger business at  ;^: :tlie|Cove, since settlement has  T'inbreased in the district.  Jos^Martin Will Not Resign  London, June 18. ��������� Ipswich and  Northwest Derby have apparently* convinced the government of  the risks attending a three-cornered contest since they have  ' patched matters up with, the  Canadian member for East St.  Pancras, and Mr. Joe Martin will  not, therefore, go to the constituency for re-electron.  Berlin. June 18���������An expedition  of German scientists will shortly  proceed to the United States and  Canada for the purpose of employing a remarkable new wireless'wave apparatus for investigating the internal structure of  the earth and detecting the presence of both water and ore deposits. A similar expedition is  now at work under government  auspices in German Southwest  Africa.  To Seek Explorers  Regina, June 18. ��������� To search  for Harry Radford and Street,  the two explorers who went into  the Polar regions some three  years, ago, and who are reported  to have been murdered by Eskimos, a party of mounted police  under Inspector Beyte will leave  Regina in a day or two. It is not  yet known how many men there  will be in the party, but supplies  and equipment must be taken for  three years.  To Restrict Influx  of Chinese  Ottawa, June 18.���������It is understood negotiations are in progress  between the Canadian Government and the authorities of the  new Chinese Republic for the  signing of an agreement in regard to the control of Chinese  immigration entering Canada.  The Chinese Government has, it  is understood, intimated that it  is willing to enterinto some such  arrangement that Japan has at  the present time which permits  the entrance of four hundred  Japanese into Canada yearly.  Th.e agreement with the Chinese  authorities may even be more  rigid. At present, Chinese entering into Canada pay $500 head  tax.  It is believed at Ottawa that  if an arrangement were made  with China as with Japan it  would make it easier to negotiate  a similar agreement with India  through the British and Indian  authorities.  G. T. P. Open to  Decker Lake  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Great Britain Will  Exhibit Unofficially  New York, June 18.��������� Great  Britain will exhibit at the Panama-Pacific Exposition unofficially  if the United States provides the  space and pavilion, according to  W. A. M. Goode, secretary of the  English committee whiclv has  vainly urged the British government to participate. Mr. Goode  said the action of the government did not represent the sentiments or wishes of British interests.  Three Hundred Miles Off  Paris, June 18. ���������Commander  Victor Colin, who, in conjunction  with Lieut. Maurice Jeance, invented a wireless telephone apparatus, by means of which conversations were carried on over  a distance of 150 miles a few  clays ago, has received a letter  from M. Blayne of Lyndhurst,  South Lincolnshire, three hundred miles from Paris, informing  the commander that he had distinctly heard all the conversation  by the use of a small antennae  forty feet high.  Colombia Ratif iesTreaty  Bogota, June 18.���������The Colombian Congress in special session  ratified the treaty with the United States by v/hich Colombia is  to receive $25,000,000 and certain  concessions in the settlement of  the long-standing dispute between the two countries over  Panama.  Prince Rupert, June 18.��������� The  line of the Grand Trunk Pacific  is now open for traffic as far east  as Decker Lake, 311 miles from  Prince Rupert. Both passengers  and freight are now being routed  to iDecker Lake, where connections to points at the lower end  of Eraser Lake are provided by  means of a regular boat service.  Rupert Business Men  Planning Excursions  Prince Rupert, June 18.���������The  first of a series of business men's  excursions by rail and water to  be held under the auspices of the  Prince Rupert board of trade will  take place on July 15. Arrangements have been completed to  use the G. T. P. steamer Prince  Rupert to convey 100 members  and their wives to Gran by Bay  and Stewart.  New Coal Deposit Found  Invermere, B. C, June 18.���������  Great excitement prevails here  over word brought here by a  young bear-hunter, Alfred Larr-  abe, that he has discovered an  immense bed of what appears to  be cannel coal deposit situated  up the valley of Tony Creek about  two miles from a well-travelled  road at a point about eight miles  west of this place. No development has as yet taken place.  Rev. H. R. Grant Going North  Prince Rupert, June 18.���������Rev.  H. R. Grant, the original of Ralph  Connor's "Sky Pilot," has accepted a call from a local Presbyterian church.  New District of Skeena  Ottawa, June 18.���������The Redistribution Bill, by which British  Columbia will have thirteen seats  instead of seven provides for a  district of Skeena, comprising  the present provincial electoral  districts of Skeena and Atlin. It.  is rumored that the government  may spring a general election in  October next.  Flood Destroys Town  in New Mexico  Royalty Did Not Contribute  to Militant Fund  London, June 18.���������Chief Inspector James McBrien states  that the published reports that  members of the royal family, including the Prince of Wales, had  contributed to the funds of the  militant suffragettes in order to  insure themselves against molestation, were absolutely false.  Albuquerque, June IS.���������Hills-  boro, in the southwest corner of  New Mexico, practically is destroyed by a flood which swept  through the principal business  section. A continued rain which  had swollen mountain arroyos  was followed by a cloudburst  which sent a wall of water six  feet high flowing through the  town. Most of the S00 inhabitants had been warned and those  living in the lower part of the  town had sought safety on the  high hillside. Thomas Murphy,  a pioneer resident and first  sheriff of the county, is missing  and is believed to have been  drowned. No other loss of life  is reported.  Monster Aeroplane  For military purposes an Englishman is building an aeroplane  with 250 horsepower motors, 100  horsepower more than any now  in use, and that will carry a gun,  wireless equipment and four or  five men.  The S.S. Camosun docked here  at about 1 p.in. on Sunday bringing her usual large consignment  of freight besides a number of  passengers. After discharging  passengers, mails and freight at  the government wharf, she proceeded to the cannery on the  south side of the Inlet where two  thousand five hundred cases of  salmon were loaded.  J. M. Rolston, B. C. L. S., and  Bernard Mitchell came up from  Vancouver by the last steamer,  and left town on Tuesday for the  Interior where they will .spend  the next five months in reconnaissance survey work for the  provincial government. They  expect to come out by way of  this place.  Tom Murray, the well known  commercial man, has spent the  last week in town on business  with our local merchants. Mr.  Murray is now a free lance and  many of his special lines have  found great favor with the public  here.  George Young left for Kimsquit by the Camosun on Sunday.  He is engaged to fish for the  Manitou cannery.  G. K. Burnett and W. Mortimer left for the south on Sunday  last after having spent some  months in survey work in the  valley.       ~  ���������*'  '  /  Louis Swisdahl, who left Bella  Coola over a year ago to take up  his abode in the Francois Lake  country, returned on Sunday.  Louis was granted a pre-emption  record on a choise piece of land  and after investing in horses and  the necessary implements to  commence farming operations,  and spending considerable time  and energy improving his land,  he was politely informed by the  Department of Lands that the  land he occupied was part of an  Indian reserve, consequently he  had to pack up and get off in  short order. He says he is back  to stay, as during his wanderings he has seen nothing that  looked quite so good to him as  Bella Coola Valley.  and have taken up residence in  the house recently occupied by  Mr. and Mrs. Charlton.  The parents and adult friends  of the pupils attending the Mackenzie School, gathered at the  school building on Tuesday afternoon at the invitation of the  teacher, Mr. C. S. Brown, to  witness a brief resume of the  work of the term by the pupils.  Several exercises were gone  through by the different classes  to the extreme satisfaction of  the parents, who expressed  pleasurable surprise at the progress made by the pupils.  Mr. Brown expresses himself ���������  as highly pleased with the work  of his pupils during the term now  ending, and greatly appreciates  the kindly interest taken by the  parents and friends as evidenced  by the large attendance on Tuesday afternoon.  The schools throughout the  valley closed for summer vacation yesterday. The annual examination of local pupils-for entrance to high school takes place  at the Mackenzie school next  week, commencing on Monday  at 8:45 a. m.  The body of Colonel Robert F.  Lindsell, who met his death by  drowning in the Bella Coola  River on April 8th last, was  found floating in the Inlet on  Saturday last by a local fisherman. The remains were taken  to the Bella Coola cannery where  after being identified, preparations were made for interment.  The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon from the home of  Mrs. J. Clayton, Rev. H. Sageng  of Hagensborg officiating.  The coffin was appropriately  draped with the Union Jack and  covered with numerous floral  wreaths, and many people from  different parts of the valley attended to pay their last respects  to a brave soldier and a kind and  genial neighbor.  The cannery tug Swan came  into port from Kimsquit on Monday, bringing Mr. Chas. Draney  of the Kimsquit cannery and Mr.  R. Gurd of the Manitou cannery,  which operates in the same  waters. The object of their call  was to take out local fishermen.  They returned on Tuesday taking  among others, Arthur Gothard  who will fish for the Manitou  cannery.   Indian-agent Fougner returned  to town on Tuesday aboard the  power-cruiser Charles Todd, after a visit to the Indian reserves  on Rivers Inlet.  Reports from the local cannery  say that the spring salmon catch  continues about the average.  The sockeye salmon is already  putting in an appearance in fair  numbers and there is every indication of an excellent run. The  sockeye season will commence in  a few days' time.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robinson  \ have moved from the townsite  A few local enthusiasts are  busily engaged in preparing part  of the hospital grounds as a tennis court, which, when completed, will be a distinct asset to the  town. The work is now nearing  completion and the court will  soon be ready for play.  Fire-warden Lunos visited  town the other day in connection  with his duties. Speaking of the  recent fire in the Upper Valley,  Mr. Lunos said he had lately returned from a visit to the burnt  area which he went over carefully and found that previous reports were very much exagerated  the fire only rnnning for about  a quarter of a mile.  ?  (ttfutrrh Noito  r      Sunday School     -    -    11  a.m.      h  Church Service     -   7:30 p.m.  Preacher for Sunday���������Rev.  W. H. Gibson.  a      Rev. T. C. Colivell. B. A., Pa.tor      \ m ?  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, June 20,  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year- *\-���������  6 Month* :    ������-75  3 Month....    ������-50  .United States  1 Year     ^50  United Kingdom  1 Year *������W  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.  Fob Advertising Rates,  Apply at  Office.  To COBRBSPONDENTS-While unobjectionable an-  onymoui communications will bo published the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be srfveri to the editor.  The Editor reserves the riKht to refuse nubl -  cation ofany letter.    All manuscript at wnter s  ,  risk.          i         Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  'g>al*ifl popult nspmna rat Ux"  SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 1914.  Encovtrage the Settler?  The communication from Mr.  C. S. Wadey, secretary-treasurer  of the Cape Scott Farmer's Institute, furnishes us with another  example of the way the bona-fide  settlerte treated by the McBride  government.  When it comes to a question  of road work, the people of Bella  Coola have had all the experience  necessaryi in order to be able to  sympathise fwith the settlers at  Cape Scott and other such places,  where the people for some reason or other have fallen under  the ban of the government.  There are people in Bella Coola  Valley who are gradually being  forced to,the opinion that they  came here twenty years too soon.  But the question arises: Would  the land be available for settlement today? No, the speculator  would have grabbed it long ago,  and the same applies to Cape  Scott.  Queen Charlotte Islands' settlers have their troubles regarding roads also; but what part of  Wm. Manson's constituency has  not?  One settler says, "We have no  roads, Mr. Manson, our member,  told us we had, but he is the only  one that knows it. None of the  settlers have seen them.'!  A contemporary gives a graphic instance of the "encouragement" received by the settlers  on the Islands:  "It appears that one of the  settlers purchased a team of  horses, but he could not get them  to his ranch over what was supposed to be a government road  until a slight frost came when he  took them in over the .hard  ground. 'Shortly afterwards a  thaw came and he could not get  the team out again and had to  pack in fodder to them on his  back. Later on another frost  coming, he took the team over  the hardened surface but now  that the ground is soft again he  cannot take them back  to his  ranch."  Then we pay ;f or a royal commission to find out why the agricultural industry is-not flourishing.  ^This industry which is* the basis  of all permanent national prosperity, will begin to flourish without the aid of royal commissions,  just so soon as the McBride administration is driven from  power, and that time -is not far  distant.  o     o     o     o     o  "Honest John" Oliver never  /9u  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  minces matters.  $40 an acre, land ten miles back  from the railroad. The McBride  government has connived at and  assisted the greatest frauds ever  perpetrated on' the face of the  earth."  ���������  o     o    o    o    o  The Real Reason.  The.fact that there has been  no great rush of people to stake  pre-emptions in the areas recently thrown open by the government is taken, by' the Victoria  Colonist, -as evidence -that there  is nothing more that the government , can do towards-putting  settlers on the land in this province. We assume that our contemporary would ^therefore permit the land-sharks to continue  their work of exploitation.  What is the reason that while  the governments of the prairie  provinces have been able to settle  their lands with hundreds of  thousands, our own provincial  government   can   do   nothing?  He. can always 0ne short ghmpse a* th* ***  The last clause in the agreement under which the Bella Coo-  . la Valley   was   settled  twenty  years ago reads as follows:  "And the Grantor (the British  Columbia - Government) covenants that, so soon as each member of the Colony, to the number  of thirty in all, has erected a  dwelling-house upon the land  comprised in the respective  leases, or as soon as the said  Grantor has satisfied himself of  the bona-fide settlement of the  Colony upon the lands allotted to  the members thereof, there will  be made and constructed a wagon road through the land occupied by the Colony."  The Colonists landed in Bella  Coola Valley in October, 1894,  and have ever since been waiting  for the government to become  satisfied as to the bona-fide of  the Colony, for they have not today what may reasonably be  termed a wagon road through  the settlement.  We commend the government  for requiring reasonable assurance of the bona-fide intentions  of these settlers, many of whom  have died during the past twenty  years off probation, but it seems  somewhat unjust to us that the  McBride government should  visit the' sins of the fathers (in  having come to British Columbia  to farm the land, to the exclusion  of the speculator) on their children.  be depended upon to speak the  plain unvarnished truth without  frills and trimmings and that is  one reason why he is "Honest  John."  Addressing a recent meeting  in Vancouver he said, "The name  of McBride will come to be a  hissing word to the men of British Columbia for the reason that  he has perverted the resources  of this province. One of the  largest speculators in the Fort  Fraser district is the Dominion  Stock and Bond Corporation and  Price Ellison is one of the leading  men, the former minister of land  in this province. They are holding the choicest land in the district and they're offering it at  emption maps issued by the Department of Lands will quickly  dispel all doubt as to the reason.  These maps plainly show' that  every section of good land within  reasonable reach of civilization  has been staked.by those speculators whom Hon. W. H. Bowser  was so anxious should be "given  a chance."  Editor,  Bella Coola Courier.  Sir���������We, the officers and members of the Cape Scott Farmers'  Institute, are so incensed by the  attitude of the Provincial Government towards the settlers  here in regard to appropriations  for roads and trails, that we consider it high time that the public  should be made aware of the real  state of affairs.  !.  The appropriation1 last year  (1913) for Cape Scott, where  there are sixty families (total  population 200) was $2000; Cache  Creek with less than half the  population received'$5000; ^hu-  shartie with; a population of  about twenty, $15,000; St. Josef,  population -about forty, $25,000.  There are more families at Cape  Scott than at all of the above-  named places. /  This 'year, the appropriation  for Cape Scott is about $1000.  Surely the;reason of this insignificant suhi cannot be that the  Government lacks sufficient  funds, when such enormous  amounts are being. spent on  Strathcona Park, compared to  which our appropriation is a  mere pittance.  Letters have been sent to the  member for the district and the  Prem i er f rom ti rri e to time/ Ay hi ch  have beenvpractically ignored.  The Provincial Government  has repeatedly held out inducements to settjers'to come to this  place. Now they are on the land,  a government official has the  temerity to tell sotae: of them,  that  they   have   come   fifteen1  years too soon.   '    -  We have a country here with-  excellent prospects as regards  farming. All we need is fair  and just recognition from the  government, and this is what  we are not getting.  Yours truly,  CHARLES S. WADEY,  Sec.-Treas. Farmers' Institute.  Cape Scott, B. C, June 2, 1914.  Popular and  Useful Gifts  A Birks' Watch, Chain or Fob  "  ������//kTrupC for Men and Boys, in a great variety of  VY AIVIIJUO stvles. but all warranted to bo reliable  timekeeoers. We: have many fine grades in mens Thin  Models/as well as in Models especially intended for  Doctors? Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen,  W ATfHF^ for Ladies in the newest popular case de  YymtllLJ signs. Our Catalogue shows a very f,ne  line otBracelet Watches. The bracelet watch is m.wthe  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.  IN FOBS AND-CHAINS ^,1^,^;;^:  and our Catalogue illustrates a very representative dis.  play of our stock.    See pages 21, 22, 26, 40 and 41.  Write for our Catalogue which contains everything  worth while in the jewelry line.  \ m  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS      ,  GEORGE E.TROREY Variorkiiv^r    R 1'  Managing Director V allCOUVCr,   O. \,  The Bank of British North Ameri  nca  Ji  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards.    No none-  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CREDIT ans  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere.  COLLECTIONS  made :  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  Agents for  DEN   NORSKE  CREDIT BANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Brand  Tory Bigots.  The Toronto Conservatives decided that they did not want to  hear R. B. Bennett speak, which  is creditable to the Calgary member. If there is any species on  earth narrower than the Toronto  Tory it has not yet been discovered.���������Calgary Albertan.  Inconsistent Imperialists.  Whenever there is a question  of breaking down the tariff wall  between Canada and the United  States, or the presentation of  thirty-five million dollars or so  to Great Britain, there is a loud  wail from one coast of Canada  to the other. The Liberals are  immediately branded as traitors  and disloyal ingrates. It will be  noticed, however, that when the  Conservatives are touched in  their tender feelings they are  the first to forswear allegiance  to  His Majesty.    -The present  agitation in Ulster is a case in  point. The Ulsterites refuse to  accept the will pf the state to the  point of giving battle against  British arms.. In Canada one  sees the spectacle of staunch  Conservatives who were the first  to cry.traitor lining up with the  Ulsterites. Hon. Frank Cochrane, Minister of Railways, took  part in a Carson agitation in  London recently. Hundreds of  Conservatives in   Canada have  declared themselves opens.  favor of war rather than ao;  ance of Home Rule, yet the,  cuse the Liberals of disk  because they seek to redue  cost of living. It is a si-  condition.���������SaturdaySun*  Hurrah! The McBride go.  ment will control C. N. R. n  until the line is completed;  ready    for "business -  but  longer.  Grates are extra durable.  Coal grate i  plex. Wood grate is the most modern type^  *I$tindQ wil*take extra larfic piecesi  *\������**Jw     wood���������just remove back er  lining. Ask the McClary dealer to. show yo  Sold By All General Merchants.  Kemp's INVALID P0R1  A SUPERIOR MEDICATED  WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND  INVIGORATQR  J       4      *T ��������� IiJ      Wholesale Distribute?  . A, Jepoorten Ltd., Vancouver, b.c.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SKUV'H-h  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  Q<* fAMfKIINLeaves Victoria every Wednesday.  kkiAWuaunH,.. Vancouyer every nmhy at, i p ...  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "CAPILANO" or S. S. "COQUITLAM" also call uitl>  Gasoline and Explosives by special ai-rangcim-iu.  For rates of Freights, Pares and other information. "I;^  Hrad Officio, Oakham. St.,   Vancouver ; or (.!���������:<������. w<  agent,   KX)3 (.Jovkknmknt St., Victoria. J9\i  v   ft    -������u    r  ������ ft1  j> f   *  &1   &l  day, June 20,   1914  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  O'CKSS-O^BBB-CH  MM  MM  MM  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAl. MINING BIGHTS of the Dominion, in  *���������* Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  the Yukon Territory, the North- west Territories and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leaaed for a term of  twenty-one yeara at an annual rental of tl an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a leaae must be made by the  applicant in person to the Ascent or Sub-AKent  of the district in which the riKhta applied for  are situated.  In aurveyed territory the land mual be described by sections, or letfa! subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory this tract applied for flhall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $6 which will be refunded if the riKhts  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 Agent with sworn returns accountinfc,for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. 11 the coal mininK rights  are not beinK operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For. full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���������Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30fiy0.  Q>-aai������-oaM������o-taBSB-<>^m������-c> mw u-���������m-* ^ >,   I To Land Seekers, Campers,    why Pack Your outfits  ( PrOSpeCtOrS,   EtC. Further Than Necessary?  o  a  I  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND   GRAIN  o  OM  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg  12 Miles from Bella  Coola and on Direct  Route to the interior  ���������OH  MMana������<D.  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  /*  none  "I h >  re --  U  :iere    . 0"  4    \r\~  1SKE  ANK  "%  ,J.R0m STANDARD  ^i&^.v .49 LBS ..������.������%$jM$k  '���������LiUliliil '  ii iiin i        ' '  SOLD BY ALL FIRST CLASS GROCERS.  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  ^ After a residence of 30 years I have acquired  a thorough knowledge of the whole coast of  British Columbia, and can give reliable information of the different resources at almost any  point in this part of the province. All information strictly guaranteed.  B. F1L1 .IP JACOBSEN,- Bella Coola, B. C.  and   ' ���������  fW. Peck &Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  Slothing, shirts,  CAPS and OVERALLS  Am  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best English  and American  Hats  JOHN W. -PECK & CO., LTD.     I    Not At A11 Surprising.  "��������� 1 ���������  _  is (jlr?'  i type  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  undersigned and endorsed "Tender  for Public Building, Prince Rupert, B.  C," will be received at this office until  4.00 P.M., on Monday, July 6, 1914, for  the construction of the Public Building  above medtioned.  Plans, specification and form of contract can be seen and forms of tender  obtained at the offices of Mr. G. B. Hull,  District Engineer, Prince Rupert, B.C.Mr. Wm. Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria, B.C., and at this Department.  Persons tendering are notified that  tenders will not be considered unless  made on the printed forms supplied, and  signed with their actual signatures, stating their occupations and places of residence. In the case of firms, the actual  signature, the nature of the occupation  and place of residence of each member  of the firm must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank,  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to  ten per cent (10 p.c.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeited if the  person tendering decline to enter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted for.  If the tender be not accepted the cheque  will be returned.  The Department does not bind itself  to accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works,  ���������v     Ottawa, June 5, 1914.  Newspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority from the  Department.���������62588. June 20-27.  WANTED  Listing of Lots and Acreage  in  Bella Coola and Valley.  r  Give full particulars,  Price, Title, etc., to  MARTIN J. RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., B.C.L.S., B.A.S.C. B.C.L.S.,  ASS. M. CAN. SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  I*. 0. Box 886. Telephone 232.  u  ii 1  !!  Highland Liquor Co. i jj  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous j   x  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland. }   |  o    o  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS   I j  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO . j 2  | WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY ������     |  |   758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.   $ |  Jill  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 J. NATION  busTmeets all boats and trains  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT  AND WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN   PLAN   HOT AND COLD WATER  SI.OO TO ������2.50      STEAM   HEATED  EGG  ROOMS WITH BATH  ������������������ki  NOW  5CCS-  v yo  3*- **_t  FOR    S  LOTS IN=  Canada invites and is anxious  to secure farmers from the United States to settle on the prairie  lands of the Western Provinces.  As an inducement we ask them  to give up free agricultural implements which they enjoy in the  States and to submit to an imposition of a heavy tax on such implements.    We also ask them to  Coola  abandon the largest and best  market on this continent for  their grain products and to content themselves with a much  smaller and restricted market.  Under the ciixumstances it is not  surprising that the number of  | United States immigrants is  !steadily diminishing.���������Regina  ! Leader.  o  BAKING  POWDER  PURE in the Can and  SURE in the Baking  NOT MADE BY A TRUST  Made in Canada  Sold by all first-class Grocers  Satisfaction Guaranteed  or money back  Animals, Birds, Fish  and all kinds of  Game Heads  Mounted True to  Nature  Hides tanned and made  into Rugs and Robes  'OR  ID.  The Port of the  Peace River  In:*.  %Get busy and realize that an Infant Vancouver and  -' a second Prince Rupert is now before you waiting  to make you a golden harvest, this is YOUR chance;  make the most of it.  For Purity and Sweetness  Chocolates and Confections are Nutritious  and Delicious  SOLD BY ALL  FIRSTCLASS GROCERS AND  CONFECTIONERS  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Helen Frewen  Sheringham, of Chezacut, B.C., occupation married woman, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted twenty  chains west of the north-east corner of  All work strictly first-class  A.   Mittler TAXTOERMIST  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA, B.C.  Lot  524,   G. 1,  thence north twenty  chains, thence west twenty chains,  thence south twenty chains, thence east  twenty chains to point of commencement. Situated in vicinity of Chezacut  P.O., B. C.  HELEN FREWEN SHERINGHAM.  Date. May 11. 19f4.  Edward D'Urban Sheringham. Agent.  June 20���������Aue, 15.  Patronize Homelndustry  Ask for the famous  l-lv i������  Present Prices-From $250 to $400  AddresB all Communications to���������  Bella Coola & Western Land Co.  P. O.  BOX   1482  EDMONTON, ALT A.  3ella Coola Agent    B. F. JACOBSEN  Nabob 1 ea  --and you will have  the best that money  can buy.  Ahvavssold in pound  and half-pound lead  packets.  40c - 50c - 60c  Per Pound.  Ask Your Grocer.  Bear Boarded Boat.  R. White, who was the first to  seek a permit to establish a fur  farm in Ungava, reports that in  September,   1913,   at  Napoktuk  Bay,   in   Northern  Labrador,  a  young Eskimo boy was devoured  by a Polar bear.    The boy was  asleep with his brother in a boat  anchored  a   little  way  off  the I  shore.    One of them awoke and  saw the bear, which had raised  his head and forepaws into the  boat.    He kept absolutely quiet,  and the animal afterwards climbed on again, seized the boy who  was   asleep   and   carried   him  ashore.    The bear was shot by  natives but the boy who had been  carried off was already completely devoured.  and Buy RAMS AYS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  [o  HOE  We admire the will power of  a man who is able to take a fall  out of himself occasionally.  Fur Sales Agency  600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest market  price always.  We hold sales monthly, but will advance 75 per cent, of value on receipt,  sending balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  >|  [o  An evening call is productive  of much pleasure���������if not when  you come, at least when you go.  o  HOE  Woman Shopper- -I want a pair  of socks for my husband.  Clerk--What number?  Shopper���������He's number three. BELLA] COOLA COURIER  Saturday, JUnt 20  ������������������WMWl������Bi<������Ptt������^^  A  1  HOE  )   C  HOE  3 Hi      /.  I  <H  Men's, Ladies' and  Child  ren s  h.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  ANDISE  HOE  5   C  30E  ������  cods.  %* " J[ 1C 2)a  ware  @  ^  IOE  HOE  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  ������16 %  4m  u  Tf  HOE  3   C  ion  B  ^9     it  Pack and Riding Saddles���������  AU*������K^������������atorfaM*M*  TENTS  -Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  Settlers, Prospectors and Campers Supplies  C���������  P  #  Vi  IT  al  is  t(  tl  B.  BRYNILDSEN  8c  CO.  L  BELLA  COOLA, b.c  i  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.   %  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  SHIRTS PANTS OVERALLS  [     "MACKINAW" CLOTHING  SAMPLE ROOM AT PRINCE RUPERT-Catalogues on application  ���������i  THE  MOONEY BISCUIT  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Manufacturers of all  kinds of  HIGH-GRADE BISCUITS  ::     AND CANDIES    ::  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  THE   BEST  YET"  Eventually You Will Use  Prairie Pride Flour  Every Sack Guaranteed  Your Money Refunded If Not Satisfied  Why Not Now?  Ask your dealer.    On sale at  all first-class Grocers  Made by MEDICINE  HAT   MILLING   CO., LIMITED  MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA  mM&M  When You Pay for  the Best  You Deserve  Braid's  Best Coffee  HUGHES BROS.  BIG LIQUOR STORE  Wines, Liquers and Cigars  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list with shipping instructions -  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C J  i  If*  im  m  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  ���������snm���������������iwwi������iawiimmmwBawBBniw^^  "FREAK LEGISLATION."  The following letter appears  in the columns of the "Daily Mail  Over-Seas Edition:  Dear Sir,���������You possibly will  have heard, but others may not,  of some of the handicaps under  which the settler has to live here  in B. C. owing to the freak legislation enacted by the Government now in power. Below you  will find ten of the numerous  commandments which are part  of the laws of this Province.  I. Thou shalt not dig or eat  clams except during the periods  between May 10 and June 30,  and between Sept. 1 to October 1.  II. Thou shalt not troll for fish  of any kind without a licence.  III. Thou shalt not pull a boat  in which any person is trolling,  without a licence.  IV. Thou shalt not shoot from  a power boat, steam,  gasoline,  The Best Manufactured Clothing for the West  "SOVEREIGN BRAND"  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORES  IV. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, Onl.  sail, or otherwise.  V. Thou shalt not catch crabs  without a licence.  VI. Thou shalt not shoot any  fur-bearing animal without a  licence and then only at stated  times.  VII. Thou shalt not shoot any  feathered creature without a  licence and then only at stated  times.  VIII. Thou shalt not shoot a  deer even in season under one  year old.  IX. Thou shalt not touch a  log that has drifted on to your  beach.  X. Thou shalt not dry deer  meat although shot in season that  will last longer than one month  after close of season.  These sir, are a few, a very  few, of the paternal laws of this  province.    Yours faithfully,  B. C, Canada. Mac.  A press despatch says that"  admission of 600 Chinese ;:  British Columbia has more t-  angered the ship load of Br-  Sikhs soldiers who have been ���������'  barred entry at Vancouver. 1-  ing it by and large, we sh'>--  say that the East Imlians hs  very good cause to Ket ^  The wonder is that the inipri^  Sikhs did not throw the im^  gration officer into the sta ������������������  stead of hustling him down ^  gangway into his boat. OttJ"  Free Press.  TO GET RID OF THEM.  If the Calgary I. VV. W.'*^;  ly mean it when they talk o.j  trek to Ottawa, the eily f������unf'  might be induced to m  ake tl",,:  a small grant for  cxj������f������seb  route.���������Calgary Herald.

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