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 IF YQU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT! BELLA COOLA; EXCEL-  LEIWHUNTING AND FISHING.  f S&  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled  by  Mr. C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature for the  month  of April,  maximum,  56,  minimum, 39.17.  Rainfall for same period, 2.85.  nJlb���������NO. 32  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SA TURD A Y, MA Y 2, 1 914.  $1.00 a Year  ( JOcfeiaii Falls Company  A^mentls Argue*  ilication Opposed  louver, April 30.- Before  ^JB8K8?face Morrison in supreme  '^gf$|amber, Sir Charles Hib-  bert^upper, K.C, made appli-  ' J.:> ^^have the contract en-  |t\between the trustees  ,���������^-^8|enture holders of the  fcOcifefails Paper Company and  g&sm   -  'pSHRfi^fcisco, confirmed, thus  , fearJaEhe first step toward the  MMofSliion of the British Co  Heredfi  m  I'tHefP/cificicoast.  'i^MrJSfS.^Taylor, K. C, on be-  i Half>SfSStartevant & Company,  ''a.fMfffknd Lester W.David  and a holder of  com^rionf/stock in the company,  - l;opj^osldffche application on the  f grounllftiat in the event of the  ^%ontrM#being entered into, it  '^would^leave the common stock  . hbldersjw^hout any security for  tKeu-^ollings.   A cablegram was  produced by   Mr. Taylor   from  ^Mt'Sjavid in which it was stated  ^tKaMSilatter had been success-  . TfuM^|prming a syndicate of  .     EnBis|men in London to take  overHtfef.propei;ty under condi-  tioristfavjorable to the stockholders. flju%gment was reserved.  Colorado Aghast at  Horrors  Denver, Col., May 1.���������Lawlessness reached its climax last  night with the.sacrifice of many  more lives. Nine persons were  killed in a bloody conflict between  the state troops and the strikers  at Walsenburg. The whole state  of Colorado is aghast at the horror of the situation.  "Many soldiers are returning to  duty. Thirty men who had previously served in the militia returned to Walsenburg today.  The second squadron of the  Fifth United States Cavalry have  arrived from Fort Leavon worth,  the force comprising three hundred men. A troop train from  Trinidad, consisting of sixteen  cars laden with troops, was welcomed on its arrival at the  station yesterday. More fighting is feared.  Vera Cruz Returns to Civil Government  |������ Rupert to  Have Assay Office  j     v^KRupertf April 30-"Mm-  =    ini^meilwho have made this city  their|^adquarters,  as well  as  ^    visitiriSrospectors, have pointed f outjthe  need  for an assay  f\ office?bfing located here.   The  board"o'fftrade commissioner has  .taken^up the question and is in  . 'receiptof a telegram from Mr.  Missile Hurled at King  ���������:' George  London* May L���������While King  George was driving through Cambridge in a motor'car yesterday,  a' suffragette approached his  automobile arid hurled a missile  at His Majesty. Attached to the  missle was a demand for votes  for women. The King escaped  injury, the- missle striking the  chaffeur.  Vera Cruz, May 1.���������-Vera Cruz  went back to civil government  .yesterday under the laws of  Mexico, administered by American officials^ General Funston's  brigade disembarked and marched to Sand Hill barracks followed  by other troops to relieve Rear-  Admiral Fletcher's bluejackets;  who returned on board the men-  of-war. General Funston has established his headquarters in the  barracks deserted by General  Maas, and Rear-Admiral Fletcher  has withdrawn his staff. The  marine corps has been distributed to work with the army.  Refugees continue to arrive in  large numbers, and preparations  for their departure are being  carried forward. "' There is no  evidence heYe that Mexico is in  the throes of a crisis.  The conditions of the prisoners  released from the water-soaked  dungeons of San Juan Deulo came  as a shocking revelation. Many  came forth blinded from years  ���������spentin darkness. All presented  a most emaciated appearance.  Washington, May 1.���������It is asserted here on unquestionable  authority that the South American envoys who were seeking to  avert a crisis in Mexico, have  appealed to several European  governments for their friendly  offices to facilitate negotiations  between Mexico and the United  States. This appeal, it is said,  does not include the terms of request as previously reported in  the foreign press, but merely  suggests that the European powers use their influence with President Wilson inducing him to name  such conditions as would insure  successful negotiations. ���������;  All fighting is to cease in  Mexico while peace terms are  being negotiated.  The Mexican loss in the occupation of Vera Cruz is stated to  have exceeded four hundred.  The number of wounded is considerably greater, they are being attended to by U. S. naval  sergeons and local physicians.  New Hazelton People  Ask for a New Chief  y  New Hazelton, April 30. ���������As  a result of the failure of the  police to cope with the criminal  element in this district, and as a  direct result of the second robbery in this town, a mass meeting, of the citizens was held in  the church hall. Half a dozen  resolutions asking for reforms in  the police department were asked  for. ''A new police chief was  asked for. Every one of the fifty  men present adversly criticized  the present chief.  The resolutions were wired to  attorney-general and to Colin  Campbell, head of the provincial  police. Copies will also be sent  to Chief Gammon, Government  Agent Hoskins and to Wm. Man-  son, M. P. P.  Quickly Dispose of  Railway Plans  Ottawa, April 30.���������The rail way  committee has decided that Canada is now sufficiently equipped  with transcontinental railways  and that there is no need for another at the present time at least.  So when the All-Red-Line Railway Company Bill came up they  laid ruthless hands upon it.  They first of all changed its  pretentious name to "The Labrador, Quebec & Southern Railway." They then reduced it to  suit the name from a transcontinental line, 3270 miles in length,  to a road running from Cape St.  John, on the Labrador coast, to  the Peribonka River; thence to a  point on Lake St. John, thence  to its terminals at Quebec, a distance altogether of about 1000  miles. Counsel for the company  appeared to be resigned to these  enforced ^restrictions and raised  little objections. Then the committee reduced the capital stock  of the company from a hundred  millions to ten millions," and the  maximum number of its directors from twenty-five to nine.  They also dropped a clause empowering the company to operate  motor cars, together with other  enabling provisions of more oilers pretentious character. They  discussed reducing the securities  to be issued-by the company, but  finally decided that $60,000 per  mile was not too much in a difficult country.  "They will have to cut through  icefields," said E. W. Nesbitt.  S. S. Camosun made her usual  weekly call at this port on Sunday last.  Mr. Gower, inspector of schools  for the northern portion of the  province, arrived in town on Sunday and spent several days in  visiting the several schools in the  valley. - He reports most favorably on matters educational in  this neighborhood.  H. Schulstad returned from  Vancouver by the last steamer.  A. G. Crichton is back in the  valley after an absence of several  weeks, he returned accompanied  by W. Crofton who will spend  some time in the valley.  Mrs., Miss and Master Barns-  ley, of Victoria, called at this  port on Sunday last en route to  Prince Rupert. Mr. John Barns-  ley is well-known as the agent  for the Union & Boscowitz Steamship Companies with his office at  Victoria, at which place he has  resided with his family for upwards of thirty years. It is now  his intention to transfer his business to the city of Prince Rupert  where he, with his family, will  shortly take up his residence.  Vancouver  bound steamer."  south-  Many people from some distance up the valley were in town  on Sunday for the purpose of  bidding good-bye and God-speed  to Mr. and Mrs. O. Fosbak and  Mr. C. H. Urseth, who left by  the Camosun for Vancouver en  route to their native country  Norway, which place they have  not visited for upwards of thirty  years.  Among the earliest settlers in  the valley, these worthy people;  are now enjoying a recompense  for the many inconveniences and j ������  even hardships of early days in  Bella Coola Valley. /  The Courier wishes them each  and all an enjoyable visit to their; C  old land and a safe return to this, | V  the country of their adoption.  Miss Esther Peterson left for  Word has been received from  Indian Constable Chas. Tucker,  who with Dominion Constable  H. Sutherland, is in Vancouver  awaiting the arrival of some  furnishings for the.new power  launch for the Indian Department. They may be expected to  arrive here with the boat in the  course of another week, when  the launch will immediately be  put into service by Indian Agent  Fougner.    G. J. Burnett and party are at  present engaged in survey work  in the Necleetsconnay valley.  * "  Several. Interior Indians arrived in town during the week.  Chief Squinass of Anaham Lake  brought down a large number of  fine furs, and reports that large  catches will arrive shortly.  We learn that the new Clayton  bridge will be ready for wagon  traffic by the middle of next  week. Foreman Ellison has made  a close inspection of the old Bella  Coola River bridge and is sending men up to overhaul and  tighten it up. On the completion of the Clayton bridge the  Saloomt bridge is to receive much  needed attention.  Among the many outgoing passengers by the Camosun were  some half dozen men who had  been employed on the construction of the Clayton bridge. This  work is rapidly nearing completion and it has been decided to  employ only local men on the remainder of the work.  The executive board of the Development League and delegates  from the local Athletic Association met on Monday last to complete arrangements for the Empire Day celebration sports.  Arrangements are completed  for the purchase of a large number of valuable prizes. Committees were appointed to take  charge' of the various departments of sports, and altogether  things are Well in hand.  Treasurer Landry, chairman of  the finance committee, has already received many donations  from residents in and around the  town, from the local cannery and  some visitors. '  If the same hearty response is  received from other parts of the  valley there is no fear that the  occasion will be other than a  success financially. '  The Union Steamship Company  are .making special efforts to  have their steamer Camosun arrive at this port in the early  | morning on 23rd, and remain I  until late in the evening, and  this fact is being widely advertised on the coast.  The complete program of the  two days' entertainment will  appear in the columns of this  paper next week.  S. S. Coquitlam docked at this  port on Monday night, discharging lumber and tin for the local  cannery. She left on Tuesday  morning taking on forty tons of  locally grown potatoes consigned  by Brynildsen & Co. to Stewart  and Mobley of Prince Rupert.  Local farm produce is in great  demand in the northern city,  where only the best is considered  good enough.  Mr. W. McCrae, official timber  scaler, called here on Wednesday  after patrolling the various  camps on the way from Namu.  Mr. McCrae has a very large  territory to cover, and that he  is doing his work thoroughly can  be seen by a glimpse at his ship's  log, which shows, that-he'.-, has  travelled on an average of over  1200 miles per month for some  considerable time past.  HAVE YOU GOT YOUR  NATURALIZATION CERTIFICATE? YOU WILL UNDOUBTEDLY NEED IT, PERHAPS  SOONER THAN YOU EXPECT.  IF YOU CANNOT FIND IT,  GET A COPY AT ONCE. "'..0'-;  DON'T LET BOWSER BEAT  YOU OUT OF YOUR VOTE. ' ������������������  We are pleased also to state  that the work of repairing the  two bridges over the Hotnarko  river on the trail into the Interior, has been undertaken on instructions from Mr. R. Jennings.  This is very gratifying as delay  in this matter might have proved  disastrous.  e������r> <rM^<{n><wvf������r>^if?><ij  C    (El}urrlj_Nnttrf  SPECIAL GOSPEL SERVICES  11 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.  By Captain W. Stephenson  ami Mr. E. Whitehead.  The work of cribbing the Necleetsconnay river for. the protection of the town is now completed. The cribwork is of a very  substantial nature and has relieved the neighboring residents  of a constant fear of the town  being flooded.  .All work of improvement on  the jail lot has been abandoned  for the present owing to the release of the last of the prisoners  whom Constable Broughton has  had in his custody.  The work, however, is not by  any means completed, and as  there seems to be no money  available for this purpose, it is  simply up to Constable Broughton to secure the services of  some more men who will undertake this work on terms similar  to those who did so much, and  would probably have done more  if they had been given time  enough.      B. F. Jacobsen and O. Kellogg  returned on Wednesday from  South Bentinek Arm, where they  control several large tracts of  land. The trip was made for  the purpose of ascertaining the  suitability of the land for cattle  raising. Both gentlemen were  highly satisfied with what they  saw and report most favorably.  It is understood that a syndicate  of local farmers is being formed  for the purpose of stocking these  lands in the near future.  Sunday  School  ������     Rco. T. C. Colwell. B. A.  2:30 p.m.  Pastor  $15Q REWARD  Will be paid by the undersigned for the recovery of the  body of Colonel R. F. Lindsell.  G. LINDSELL,  Hagensborg, B. C.  Shushartie Bay  (FROM OUR RESIDENT CORRESPONDENT)  The Union Steamship Company,  has made an - alteration in the  steamer service to and from Shushartie Bay; for whilst the S. S.  Camosun still calls every Saturday morning on her voyage,north,  she is replaced southbound by  the S. S. Venture, which . now  calls for passengers and mail on  the day following. Thearrange-  ment is advantageous in so far  as it gives people having business  in Vancouver and desiring to return the same week an extra day  in town.  Residents of Shushartie ;Bay  are pleased to see Captain Parks  again on the run.  Passengers by last week's  steamer included Mr. and Mrs.  Durell of Dakota Bay and their  daughter Florence.  Messrs. F. H. Bragg and A.  H. Radford are leaving for Vancouver this week. Mr. Bragg  expects to be absent until the  fall. .';,..;  Mr. J. C. Vick has returne'dko  Fisherman's Cove after two  weeks in the cities.  Mr. A. E. Hole lost a fine yearling calf last week on the Nah-  witte���������Cache Creek road. The  unfortunate animal, frightened  by the presence of a cougar,  fractured a leg in some loose corduroy and had to be shot. The  cougar, a particularly fine specimen, was afterwards tracked  and killed. Mr. Harry Darlington's dog "Kamloops" playing a  great part in the hunt.  Miss Dolly Bragg spent the  whole of last week at Strandby  as the guest of Mrs. J. T. Lock-  wood.  The settlers of Shushartie and  Nahwitte    are   awaiting,   with  scrupulous fidelity,   the advent  of Mr. "Mike" Manson; though  , there   is   an   undercurrent   of  I anxiety that he may have altered  i his arrangements. BELLA COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, May  The Courier  PublishedWeekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  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In dealing with the matter of  r^ad-buiiding, the Courier, ; in  January' last,, suggested that it  'might' be a wise policy to have  .all' new. road-work done by contract!; ���������."  '������������������;:This did not seem to appeal to  local ^Conservatives,   many   of  whpmlexpressed themselves as  strongly opposed to the idea.  "! In the face of- this, the follow-  ., ing:-.. taken  from   the-  editorial  ' columns of the West Yale Review  , is-:Vbmewhat. interesting: ./''It  -wiii" be remembered that at the  last.Vannual' convention   of  the  1 British Columbia   Conservative  '" Asspeiatipn,.held in��������� Victoria'in  - E^Bhiary, a resolution was pass-  : ed'unanimously urging thegov-  /erriment to adopt the policy of  \l^ttmgail new road-work by contract.;; ;L  . ; The' aforementioned paper,  which holds strong Conservative  views,- goes on to say that many  experienced railroad contractors  have declared that they would  gladly;undertake the building of  such roads at half their present  average cost to the government.  - Personally, we do not remem-  ��������� ber' reading of this resolution be-  . ing passed at the Conservative  convention, and suppose that as  it was not acceptable "to the gov-  ' ernment for very obvious reasons  it did'not reach the press.  . Nor do we remember hearing  any ...mention of this from our  Conservative friends although  they were represented at the  convention by the president of  the.local organization.  - #acts prove, however; that for  once the Courier was in accord  ��������� with the Conservative party  throughout the province, at the  same time it is just as evident  that in this matter, the government was not in accord with its  supporters.  ooooo ��������� ��������� ���������     .������������������  .The Interior News in dealing  with the matter of the Pacific  Great'Eastern Railway explains  that. the people voted for this  raj&ad because "it was plain  enough to all that nothing better  . co.ul'3 "happen than that the  country be settled up and put on  a producing basis." Continuing,  the Interior News says, "Now  comes along that disturbing element with the disquieting assertion that the government owns  but very little of the, suitable  land along the route of the proposed railway; that even while  the people were being asked to  sanction the building of the road,  the land was being disposed of  in huge tracts to speculating  syndicates and companies.  "That any government could  fool the people in such a highhanded manner is too awful to  contemplate. It cannot be so.  What! Sell the people's land to  the speculators for a mere song,  and then ask the people to build  a railroad to it, that speculators'  might hold settlers up for a big  price? Preposterous! The government has a champion or two  in our midst who will no doubt  clear the question up in,proper  order, now that, the Liberal ginks  are far enough away."  If the champions of the government referred to are of the  same calibre as those in this  locality, there is little liklihood  that they will essay anything  so foolish as an attempt to justify the' action of tne government [,  in regard 'to' the lands of the  province. When older and wiser  heads have attempted it and  failed, what chance' is there for  local lightweight's to' distinguish  themselves.'  Parker Williams followed his  usual-wont of hitting,the nail on  the head when he said that posterity had not a vote and could  therefore be safely juggled with.'  But when posterity came to look  for the money to pay the debts  they had been saddled with, they  would find one of the principal  sources of revenue, from timber,-! piled by partisans for party pur  tied up*by the-McBride adminis- poses  Macfarlane was the recipient of  that appointment, and his long  past experience in railroad engineering and road making, his  bold initiative needed to conceive  plans, his determination to realize plans once formed in spite of  obstacles, and lastly his personal  worth as a man, caused, during  the period of his incumbency of  that-office, a great change for  the better in communication and  transportation facilities in and  around Bella Coola; Besides  numerous minor works .there  stands to his credit the extension  of the Bella Coola trunk road  from Hagensborg a distance of  thirty-five miles into the interior,  the building of the Canoe Crossing, Hagensborg, Necleetscon nay  and "Clayton bridges. In a district where the Provincial Government were never known to  use funds with an open hand for  public' improvements, the maximum sum for one year obtained  by Mr. Macfarlane was in excess  ���������t ������  of forty thousand dollars.   It is  practically certain that, had Mr.  Macfarlane continued to carry  on government works here, there  would have been a grant to this  district for this year of a sum  amounting to at least two-thirds  of Mr. Macfarlane's estimates,  which were seventy-five thousand dollars.     ^  ooooo  More and more evidence is being brought forward to, show  that the report of Messrs. Gutelius and Lynch-Staunton, on the  National Transcontinental Railway, was nothing more or'less  than, an utter fabrication, com-  tration'of 1914.' u '.  ��������� ooooo  - Appropriately .placed '.in the  humorpus columns of the Victoria  "Week" there appears a remarkable article, which represepted  as a dispatch from Bella Coola  reads in part as follows: - ���������'  "Five years ago *.vhen the Bella Coola Valley assumed sufficient  importance to cause a road superintendent to be permanently stationed here, < it was certainly  fortunate for this district that  ,the Provincial Government could  turn to a local man of Mr.' Macfarlane's,.. capabilities, and ask  him to assume that office.    Mr.  Mr. Gordon Grarit,\chief engineer of the Transcontinental  railway commission, examined  before the public accounts committee of the House of Commons,  explained away the charge of  over-break and overclassification  on a certain section" of the line.  He explained that J. D. Mc-  Arthur, the contractor, had been  ordered by the district engineers  to hustle the work and, if neces-  .sary, blow out the rock, which  naturally increased the amount  of over-break. The haste required necessarily increased the  cost.  -Mr.   Grant- stated   that   Mr.  Lynch-Staunton, one of the government commissioners who enquired into the cost of the N. T.  R.. knew of this. He himself  had talked it over with Mr.  Staunton. He further stated  that the contractors had not got  a dollar more than they were entitled to.  ooooo  More Real Farmers.  Mr. H. H. Watson, M. L. A.,  who has lately returned from a  trip to Southern California says  that what British Columbia needs  for its future prosperity is more  real farmers. It is truly wonderful how enlightening is a trip  abroad. It will be remembered  how Mr. Hay ward, M. P. P., returned from a tour of Europe as  agricultural commissioner, at the  expense of the public, was able  to tell us authoritatively that  conditions as regards agriculture  were very'different over there  to what they were in this province.  " Of course we have not enough  real farmers, but whose fault is  it? It is surely not the fault of  the very many homeseekers who  have made unsuccessful efforts  to settle here.     ,'  The fault lies with the government of which Mr. Watson is a  supporter, .who have made it almost impossible that we should  have more real farmers.  It is sureiy not difficult to understand that when the government has' allowed all the best  accessible agricultural land in  the province to be acquired by  speculators (albeitfraudulently),  who seeking to get rich quickly,  at the" expense of the actual settler, hold it at a"fancy price, that  agriculture cannot flourish.'  Bonafide settlers cannot afford  to pay the exorbitant prices demanded for these lands and they  go elsewhere disappointed and  disgusted.  This is the way the McBride  government has attended to the  development of the agricultural  resources of the province as laid  down in their party platform. -  Popular and  Useful Gife  A Birks' Watch, Chain or Fob  WATfHF^ f������r Men and Boys' irKa 8'reat variety of  KTARnLJ styles, but, all warranted to be reliable  timekeepers. We have many fine grades in men's Thin  Models, as well as in Models especially intended f0r  Doctors, Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen.  \1T 4 ff UCC for Ladies in'the newest popular case de  VVAIHH^J signs.    Our Catalogue shows a very fjne  line of Bracelet Watches.    The bracelet watch is now the  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.  IN FOBS AND- CHAINS ^&ta*&  and our Catalogue illustrates a very representative djs.  play of our stock.    Seepages 21; 22, 26, 40 and 41.  Write for our'Catalogue which contains everything  worth while in the jewelry line.  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  GEORGE E. TROREY  Managing Director  Vancouver, B. C 'SL  The Bank of British North Americ  1       SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards.    No nob   fyM  required for withdrawing.    , &m  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS) LETTERS OF CREDIT ar' <^������1  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere ZVgffi  ��������� j)fm  Agents for ' _,<v/&  COLLECTIONS  made  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  DEN   NORSkE  CREDIT BANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager.  Bella Coola Brand  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  Yet a supporter of that government has the nerve to come  back from somewhere and tell  us that we lack real farmers.  Yes, we do lack real farmers.  But we lack more than that: We  lack men of: brains and moral  courage, whose .intelligence will  permit them to .learn about home  conditions at home, and-when  they have' the.'knowledge, to put  it to.some useful effect. That is  the class of man that is lacking  in our legislature, and that is  one of the main reasons why we  lack real farmers.  Chance of a Lifetime.  Edmonton Bulletin.  Coast Conservative papers  claim Sir Richard McBride has  the appointment as high commissioner to London in his pocket  or assurances to that effect. If  so, British Columbia may prepare  to say farewell to one "native  son." Sir Richard has pledged  the credit of British Columbia,  it is said, for something more  than a hundred million dollars.  In return- the only new country  opened up is the 200-mile stretch  between Tete Jaune and h  loops, and speculators ha\e  allowed to. grab all the it  this stretch they were v,\\z~-  take a'chance op 'being n  re-sell.  : The.money whis  province got for this, andi  rest, of   the  public dora  gone/ and- the' governme  to ask the legislatures* i*  cent session'for power to be  ten millions  for public v>  If Sir Richard is wise, anc  the chance, he, will go to Lor  It will-be much more pleasa:  explain the fruit-farming p  bilities of  British  ColumL  wealthy younger sons in En?,  than to explain the chaotic  of British  Columbia's fina:  status to the riotous popul&i  that province.    .  - ft  "tf  ^  ttVf  Oliver Wilcox says the L  als "bally-rag the manufac:  with hot air." Whatever  means, it's likely better  making them rich by mes  protective duties.  o     o     o     o     o  At the very first enquir  Grits find where the Tones:  to save half a   million c'   ^  in  the   Transcontinental -'||*  "scandal" isn't all to one-. '������   '. -    " m  ,.'ia,>  Kemp's INVALID POR  A SUPERIOR  MEDICATED WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND   INVIGORATOR  WAT1 J. I A J     Wholesale Dlatrlbui  J. A. I epoorten Ltd.,Vancouver, &  Wholesale Distribute  (  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER'SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  II I    'ii ��������������������������� ]  "-���������  SQ P A MfKI IN Leaves Victoria every Wednesday.  .MAmujun,���������Vancouver emy Ttarsday al,i p* j  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  ��������� i,, [,i,  For rates of Freights, Fares and other information. "W^,  ^d Offick, Cakrall St.,: Vancouver; or John i">  Head    I003 Government St., Victoria. I Kir*!  ^>'l^williamHas Had Pl^^  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  ifts  p  ety of  liable  ������ Thin  'd for  !7 fine  jwthe  t com.  vogue  ing  ^^������||The Weekly Sun takes Sir Wm.  "HfS'Mackenzie on his own statement,  'v'^".and concludes that he has had  . quite enoughmoneyfrom the Canadian people to build all the road  that the C.N. ft. has constructed  from the beginning. The knight  admits that:lie Has received $21,-  000,OQ0. He has received four  millijn acres of land upon which  Wm borrowed $25,000,000. Jn  >Mfion he has 2,750,000 acres  in Ontario and Quebec  will some day be valuable.  >ceived bond guarantees from the Dominion and the  "^provinces, which, really means  'the financing of his road, to the'  %xtefi>'#of $131,000,000. He has  o less than nine thousand  &  Snd  miles of railway. That means  an average of $20,000 a mile. It  is very safe to say that most of  the Mackenzie & Mann railways,  particularly that built upon the  prairies���������that colonization construction of which we have heard  so much���������does not cost $20,000  a mile for construction.  It is safe to say that the Canadian people have paid for the  building of the Canadian Northern, paid it in full. The Canadian people have nothing in return for it.  Surely it is pretty nearly time  that the people should get something out of all this. If we ave  ever to break away from this  alarming policy of handing all  we have over to railways, now  is the time to take action.���������Calgary Albertan.    -  ���������i*mw  s for i  ** ������ vM  4  "ft  %  am  *&  3RSKE  BANK  Srancl  ! and Lc  ���������s ha\c  the it  -e \v\z~~.  sing z  ' \vhis  , and i  dora  rnme  e at u  r to be  )lic   Vi  3e, anc  > to Lor  pleas2:  ���������mingp  HolumL  > in En?.  chaotic'  l's fina.  populai  j the L  mufact  latever  better  jy me&  enquir  Tories',  llion c'  ental '- $f  o one  COCOANUTS OF CEYLON.  The natives of Ceylon eat one  and a half million cocoanuts a  day. There are-sixty million  cocoanut trees on this island, and  the surplus production of nuts is  chiefly used to make copra, the  dried "meat" of the nut, which  is a valuable source of vegetable  oils. It is estimated that there  are produced yearly 600,000 to  700,000. tons of copra, valued at  sixty-five million dollars, quarter  of the world's production comes  from the Philippine Islands.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  fOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^ Manitoba, Saskatchewan and alberta, ,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of  Hkitibh Columbia, may be leused for a. term of  twenty-one years at on annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,660 acreB will be leaBed  to one applicant.  Application for a leaue must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in Unsurveyed territory the tract applied for Bhall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of %5 which will be refunded if the rights  applied 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.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent 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 Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY, i  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���������Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.~30690.  WANTED  Listing of Lots and Acreage'  in Bella Coola and Valley.  Give full particulars,  Price, Title, etc., to  MARTIN J  RAVEY  826 Pender St. W., Vancouver, B.C.  To Land Seekers, Campers,    Why p^k Your outfits  PrOSpeCtOrS,   EtC. Further Than Necessary?         ���������    f  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOUX PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND  GRAIN  h<0  I  Bella Coola Mercantile Go., Hagensborg  12 Miles from Bella  Coola and on Direct  Route to the Interior  <M  ���������<>���������<  O-t  M>-<  -(H  KM  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and  Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  Cj 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. A11 information strictly guaranteed.  B. FIL1 .IP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  ^^fv\^c^  I  SEGK'S SHIRTS  BUSINESS CARDS  \\JME make the finest line of Shirts  fS&in Canada, perfect fitting and  .'weir  *lfrom  finished throughout;  m a d e  ��������� .��������� the newest cloths and fade-  4;les������������fabrics at our Montreal factory,  Cul^&er the most modern conditions.  "\Every Shirt is thoroughly inspected"  s|b,efore it leaves the house, thus in-,  'sunng absolute satisfaction. The  ������\accompanying cut is taken from a  ^photograph, and represents one of  pur working lines, we also carry  .ercelebrated "Combination Collar  i.Sh'irt," which can be worn two  either as an ordinary Soft  foliar Shirt or by turning collar in-  'p3ide forms a neck-band Shirt.  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., B.C.L.B.. B.A.B.C, B.C.L.S.,  ABS. M. CAN. BOC. CE.  ' ������������������.���������'*  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, B������lla Coola, B. C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  P.O. Box 886. Telephone 232.  J. a. leroy PhoncSey. 9387 J. nation  BUS  MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND WATER STREETS  ;,::"'.'     VANCOUVER, B.C.  ;0HN W. PECK & CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B. C.  tv4/j*������!$ii$������&t  ."Sk*  NOW    FOR    S ALE  LOTS IN  ella Coola  *fcrl  EUROPEAN   PLAN  S1.00 to $2.50  Hot and Cold Water  STEAM  HEATED  EGG-O  BAKING  POWDER  PURE in the Can and  SURE in the Baking  NOT MADE BY A TRUST  Made in Canada  Sold by all first-class Grocers  Satisfaction Guaranteed  or money back  ������������������<   M  ������H  H    M  Highland Liquor Co.  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  L  T  D  6     O  1  ROOMS fV/TH BATH  Daughter���������"Yes, I've passed  the scholarship examination; but  now I must take up physchology,  philology, bibli���������" Practical  Mother���������"Stop! I've arranged  for you a thorough course in  roastology, boilology, stitcholo-  gy, darnology, patchology, and  general domesticology."  For Purity and Sweetness  The Port of the  Peace River  PASCALL'S  Chocolates and Confections are Nutritious  and Delicious  LTD.  KVICE  /ER  111p.m.  ill with  LTlt.  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.  Present Prices���������From  Address all Communication* to  Bella Coola & Western Land Co.  P.O.  BOX  1482 EDMONTON, ALT A.  Bella Coola Agent���������B  Editor,  Bella Coola Courier.  Sir,���������Having been a constant  but silent reader of the Courier  since its initial appearance, I  cannot refrain from voicing my  sentiments on your valued editorial of April 18th with reference  to the Chinese.  I consider your editorials of a  high order, much superior to  those found in similar publications found ^elsewhere, and well  worth the subscription price  alone.  The history of the Chinaman  in this country has been one of  unspeakable fiendish crimes,  which for the most part pass  seemingly unheeded,   and has,  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.   \ |  ���������<    X  K    )���������������  ;���������>  Animals, Birds, Fish  and all kinds of  Game Heads  Mounted True to  Nature  Hides tanned and made  into Rugs and Robes.  All work strictly first - class ���������<-'  EXPERT  TAXIDERMIST  A. Mittler  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER, B.C.  GROCERS AND CONFECTIONERS  so far at least, failed to stir our  people to a true realization of the  dreaded "yellow peril" which is,  or should be, a matter for serious  consideration.  The "Chink" by nature is a  moral degenerate of the lowest  type, utterly devoid of principle,  lacking in everything pertaining  to a civilized life, but endowed  with the repulsive instincts of  the lower animals; aside from  these he may be alright ��������� in  China.  The government wisely offer  a reward or bounty on wolves  because of their destructiveness  to animal life, but the Chink,  his prey being merely human  beings, is accorded protection.  It is high time the press took  hold of this matter, and it is to  be hoped that it will keep everlastingly at it until our fair  country is awakened to the horror, of the situation and rids itself of these undesirables.  An Advocate for a White B. C.  Canoe Crossing, B. C.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Patronize Home Industry  and Buy RAMS A YS'\  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Desserts of an endless variety can be  prepared with  Nabob  Jelly  Powder  comes in twenty-  three pleasing  flavors.  A packet is sufficient  to make one pint of  jelly.  Cholly -When I was a boy. you  know, the doctor said if I didn't  stop smoking cigarettes 1 would  become feeble-minded.  Miss Keen���������Well, why didn't  you stop?���������Boston Transcript.        ~  <)    <  1(11 ���������  )  o  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   Or   COAST���������BANOE   III.  Take Notice that Walter F. Brydon  of Schooner Passage, occupation engineer, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-west corner of an Island situate  about one mile distant and in a westerly direction from East Bella Bella Cannery, Bella Bella, B.C., thence north  five chains, thence east ten chains,  thence south five chains, thence west  ten chains along shore line to point of  commencement, including whole Island.  WALTER F. BRYDON.  Date. Ith March. l'Jll. March 14-May 10.  Fur .SsIac  Aoren^v  MA        VU1VW      i������fcV������Iv jf  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.  ZOE  Uncle Sam is advertising for a  woman to patch battle-flags at  $3 a day���������and only pays $15 a  month to the men who carry them i in  "f  <\ i  j  \ ���������'  ill  ,lt!  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, May  A  ���������   iff  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  GE  AL  ERCHAND  i. yk  hASi  M'r  Wfu fry*  &  HOE  HOE  &  <5l  Men's, Ladies' and  * r  Children's Shoes  u  S  f  &  roceries,  HOE  C_  HOE  ������  araware  H30E  HOC  &  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  HOC  HOE  raft  ^Ift  {37  2  Pack and Riding Saddles  TENTS  Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  >..������������������  V ,  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  Settlers, Prospectors and Campers Supplies  ��������� J. .-L-V.-i  ,  B.  BRYNILDSEN  & CO.  BELLA GOOLA, b. c.  i-if^r*.  *'''  T  J0<  ������������������������������������*������flr^������������������  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  """' VANCOUVER, B. C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  SHIRTS PANTS OVERALLS  (tMACKINAW)3 CLOTHING  SAMPLEROOM AT PRINCE RUPERT-Catalogues on application  Manufacturers of all  kinds of  MOONEY  BISCUIT high-grade biscuits  ���������, ,_  ..    and CANDIES    ::  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  ���������  #  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  Wm. Braid & Co. Vancouver, b. c.  BRAID'S BEST���������  TEA   COFFEE   SPICES  -   FLAVORING   EXTRACTS  Are ABSOLUTELY PURE and conform with the Government  Standards absolutely  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST-RANGE II.  Take Notice that George Simpson  McTavish, of Victoria, B.C., occupation cannerymun, intends to apply for  permission topurchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted about  ten chains distant in a westerly direction from an unnamed creek emptying  in Victoria Cove, Riveis Inlet, thence  south 20 chains, thence east 40 chains,  thence north 20 chains:, thence west 40  chains following shore to point of commencement, containing 80 acres, more  or less. , \  GEORGE SIMPSON McTAVISH.  Date, 28 th February, 19H. JWar. 7-May 9.  HUGHES BROS.       i-  BIG LIQUOR STORE'  Wines, Liquers and Cigars  WE   SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list with shipping instructions  '. s  1  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C.)  ADVERTISE irTTHE "COURIER  ^ffl IF YOU GET IT AT  PL! M LEY'S  IT'S ALL.  RIG  "it  The 1  Gall 1  of the /  Open  i  Comes with the months of spring and at Piimley's  everything is ready for the Cyclist and the Motorist.  The 1914 "Indian" Motor Cycles; The 1914 "Overland" Cars and the new cycle models by the world's  leading makers all await your choice.    Send for free  Catalog today.  730  YATES  Street  THOS. PLIMLEY  VICTORIA, B. C.  727-735  Johnson  Street  An Old Libel Refuted,  Who says a woman can't keep  a secret? Bertha M. Clay did  not 1'et it be known that she was  anran until after he-was dead.  ���������Toledo Blade.  The Commercial Club of Cimarron, Kan., has adopted the  following slogan: "The blamed  fool didn't know it couldn't be  done, so he went ahead and done  it."  The Best Manufactured Clothing for the West  "SOVEREIGN BRAND  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORES  IV. E. SanforJ Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, Od-


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