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 :<tutui>  ^ Kg A   'ft   '������'/  tf1?  IF YQU WANT GOOD SPORT  VlSfoft BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LE������ HUNTING AND FISHING.  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.  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1914.  $1.00 a Year  Ockri^Falls Plant  ?MM$ Into Hands of  st Paper Merger  iver, May 14.���������Messrs.  Jtfpffiacker Brothers & John-  (^ffiSf3an Francisco, will take  'oveVffegreat paper and pulp  * pianf o||he Ocean Falls. Company  v"an6?fi*eforth the interests of  ish  Columbia  company  ,*���������������������������~J8ider the control of a  \$tmWof Pacific coast pulp and  grijerests, the contract re  rip������1  ^#e������������emered into with the San  ,{fg&Pg% nrm by the Western  '^%^fnfda^Trust Company ���������' as ..re-.  '" ' *ceive"/ for the debenture holders  Northern Town  Swept by Fire  $50,000 Loss by Fire at Stewart  Vancouver, May 14.���������Half the  business section of Stewart, B.  C, was destroyed early this  morning by a fire which started  iri the Northern Hotel making a  clean sweep of the premises and  spreading to the adjoining buildings. The damage is estimated  to exceed fifty thousand dollars.  s*������s*  -Y������havingvbeen confirmed by Mr.  ������������������" Justice Morrison of the supreme  "-, ^ifewMweeks ago, argument  Cvupon'jthe^application to confirm  %������of tract was heard. Mr. S. S.  VATaylo������K. C on behalf of Mr.  1     " ^"*Savid, holdej of most  X  -pay  The  debenture holders,  was   not in  proper  _ tHWommon stock of the com-  paflylan^promoter and a former  - '-''��������� r j? z*&Jy ���������-���������.  ~  ��������� ��������� v  -' president the" concern, offered  strorigjppposition to the proposal.  1 Mr^avid had cabled from Eng-  'Jand&that   he' had .interested  ^Enghsn. capitalists who were pre-  ^pf^lftlttake the plant over and  '���������r^������he  form!arid, could not be considered  by" th&jsourt.  ThVproposal of Messrs. Fleish-  haclcer and Johnson had previous-  ly^beerPsanctioned by the deben-  JJ, ' ture holders at a meeting held in  ���������:     London,-England,   and   by the  e1 'agreement the creditors will be  paid^py the interests taking  ch'arTCwho will also assume the  liabilitMJoward  the   debenture  holders"t$  i - ������*&: ������������������ :  SI  1%W  CorigolFree State for Sale  n  St.  ���������(H  735  on  et  "Paris/May 14.���������Because of the  great! cost that is now involved  etfeirl sits/maintenance, ttfe  Congo  "WfceeWate, the rubber planta-  tionsMMwhich enriched the late  KihgvEfeopold of Belgium, is to  be sold^byvthe Belgian government, according to private ad-  . vices that have reached this city.  It is regarded here as certain  that France will take advantage  of priority given her in there-  cent agreement made with Great  ?; Britain and German and will add  vB?;the African territory to its colo-  ;/nial;ppssessionsby becoming the  purchaser.  Bonus Against Sea Pests  Vancouver, May 14.-���������Word has  been received by Mr. W. D. Bur-  dis, secretaryof the British Columbia Canners Association, that  the Dominion Government has  added $3,500 to the bonus fund  for killing sea lions and hair  seals. It is stated that sea lions  so infest the waters about Rivers  Inlet that lucrative fishing is  practically out of the question.  Seventy-eight cannery owners  signed an application for this increase to the bonus. This additional amount provides for. a  bonus on 1000 seals or sea lions.  ;The right was secured from the  provincial government allowing  fishermen to carry firearms on  their boats provided that they  are used solely for the killing of  hair seals or sea lions. Game  wardens of northern waters have  been notified of this and any  fisherman holding a license may  carry a gun in his boat but if he  uses it for any other purpose he  forfeits his license.  Terrific Earthquake  Brings Destruction  Catania, Sicily, May 14.��������� A  terrific earthquake last night  brought destruction to many  villages near Mount Etna. One  hundred and thirty-nine persons  are known to have been killed,  while the injured number over  eight hundred and fifty. The  railroads are completely destroyed and there remain great open  fissures in the ground.  Rescue work has been commenced and the king has sent  aid.   ���������  World-Famous Singer  Dead  Huerta's Downfall  Momentarily Expected  Last Stronghold Captured by. Rebels  Bolivia, Java, May 14.���������M'me  Lillian Nordicathe world-famous  singer is dead. She was the  highest paid prima-donna in the  world, having received as high  as $180,000 in one season. She  was discovered in a store in Boston when about thirteen years of  age, tidying up rolls of calico,  when a great instructor heard her  humming a tune.  Tampico, May 14.���������The last of  Huerta's strongholds on the Atlantic coast is captured by the  rebels, whose lines now stretch  from coast to coast and embrace  over half of Mexico. The downfall of Huerta is now regarded  as only a question of a few weeks.  Release of II..S. Consul  Is Demanded  Grave Results May Follow Refusal  Washington, D. C, May 14.���������-  The immediate release of the  Uristed States consul, Salliman,  at Saltillo, is demanded of Huerta  by secretary of state Bryan, who  has warned the dictator that  grave consequences may follow  his refusal. The war council is  making plans for the calling out  of 225,000 National guards and  reserves in the event of the  break with Mexico.  vincial constable. Mr. Wheeler  will most likely be posted at the  head of Rivers Inlet and expects  to leave shortly to commence his  duties in his new position.  Now that the appropriation for  the Skeena district has been apportioned to the various divisions  road work in this valley has  started up with a vim.  At Saloomt, foreman A. Svis-  hahl has started in with a gang  of men, and Frank Johnson at  Firvale has also commenced work  with a small gang.  A gang of men are at present  employed clearing out a street to  the jail, and it will not be long  before Constable Broughton will  be able to go to and from his office without having to climb over  logs and brush piles. Foreman  Tom Draney is in charge of this  work. He also has a gang engaged in demolishing the old  Necleetsconnay bridge, which besides being an eyesore might in  the event of high water prove a  danger to the new bridge.  Jottings ^  Bill to Penalize Tipping  Ottawa, May 14. ��������� If a bill  brought in by Senator Davis becomes law, both tipper and tippee  will be liable to fine and imprisonment in Canada, and the employer will go to jail with them. The  second reading was moved in the  Senate yesterday.  Lipton's Challenger  Greatest of Yachts  Mazatlan Doomed to Fall  ������t  "Maza|lan, May 14.���������This town  is doomed to fall before the  rebels. One of Huerta's gunboats is destroyed and the other  has taken refuge in flight.  i������  ���������Santa Barbara, May 14.���������Charles W. Post, the millionaire food  manufacturer of Battle Creek,  shot himself with a rifle today  while temporary deranged.  London, May 14.���������Shamrock  IV, Sir Thomas Lipton's new  challenger for the America's cup,  described by those who have seen  her as the most wonderful boat  of her kind ever built, is to be  launched on Monday next. Her  trial races will begin the first  week in June and continue until  the middle of July, principally  on the Solent.  The new challenger is said to  be entirely original in design,  and combines many new and  novel features.  Qlijurrij 5fatto  GOSPEL SERVIcTat 7:30 p. m.  By Captain W. Stephenson  and Mr. E. Whitehead.  Reo. T. C. Colwell, B.A., Pastor     %  The S.S. Camosun arrived at  this port on Sunday morning with  the usual large consignment of  freight for. the local merchants  and the cannery.  A. H. Tomlinson, provincial  horticulturist, arrived in town on  Sunday last from Prince Rupert  where he makes his headquarters.  Mr. Tomlinson has spent the  week in visiting the various parts  of the valley and giving practical advice to the^farmers. By  his great energy and his extreme willingnessHo assist them  in their difficulties, Mr. Tomlinson has won many warm friends  among the local farmers, and it  is hoped that he may see his way  clear to visit this place even more  often in the future.  C. W. Homer, assessor and collector of taxes for Prince Rupert  District, is here in connection  with his duties. Several complaints of unfair assessment have  been lodged from this place, besides which annoyance has been \  caused by serious errors by someone in Mr. Homer's office at  Prince Rupert. Mr. Homer will  now have an opportunity of discussing these matters and setting-  things right with the people concerned.  Messrs. J. R. Morrison and W.  Sutherland arrived back from  Vancouver on Sunday las.t.  Wm. Manson, M. P. P., Mr.  Griffith, the Deputy-Minister of  Public Works, and Road Superintendent Jennings, arrived here  by gasoline launch on Friday  evening last week and left almost immediately for Hagensborg. On Saturday they proceeded as far as The Crossing,  inspecting the old crossing at  the Nootsatsum river in order to  ascertain its suitability as a site  for a new bridge.  '  We understand that Mr. Griffith was not favorably impressed  with this site, as he considered  the usefulness of a bridge in this  place did not warrant the expenditure of something approaching  $40,000 for a structure with con-  ] crete piers, which he considered  was the only thing that would  stand.    We would like to remind  Mr. Griffith that a bridge with  piled piers, the piles driven with  an eight-hundred pound hammer,  stood for seven years, and might  be standing today had it  been  built  sufficiently high to  allow  of drift timber passing under.  The cost of this bridge did not  exceed $1,200.  The party returned to town on  Saturday, when Mr. Manson met  the executive board of the Development League. Several matters which have long been occupying the attention of the League  were discussed at length. In the  matter of the fire hazards occasioned by the brush piles which  block the majority of the town  streets, the meeting was informed that it was contrary to  the policy of the government to  expend money for the purpose  of clearing fire hazards from  streets in towns such as Bella  Coola.  The Board was gratified to  learn, however, that the recommendations submitted by the  League in regard to the roads in  the Upper Valley and the Saloomt  Valley had met with favorable  consideration and were to be acted upon. It is expected, therefore, that a large portion of the  $14,000 for roads and trails will  be expended in the Upper Valley.  Mr. Manson and party left on  Sunday by the Camosun.  Ed. Wheelerhas been appointed  lisher officer in place of R. Loese  who left for Rivers Inlet a short  time ago in the capacity of pro-  The danger to the town from  the brush piles which make the  streets impassable, was exemplified the other day. A gang of  men engaged in clearing the  street to the jail, set fire to a  brush-pile. The fire spread  rapidly and was soon beyond  their' control and it was only  when assistance arrived that a  general conflagration was averted.  Yet we are told that it is  against the government's policy  to lessen in any way the constant  danger of the destruction of the  town from fire.  The spring salmon fishing season is rapidly approaching and  the local cannery already have  several boats out to detect the  beginning of the run.  The new Bella Coola River  bridge is now open for traffic and  is already proving a great convenience. Mr. Ellison and his  gang will leave shortly for  Hagensborg where they intend  to do some repairs to the Saloomt  bridge.        Indian Agent Fougner is out of  town, being engaged on a tour  of his district in company with  Inspector A. M. Tyson.  On page two appears an article  from  the  pen  of  a subscriber  which we feel assured will prove  interesting to our readers, especially those  who can  claim this  history as their own.    The great  occasion described in this article  will be celebrated today by Norwegian people all over the world.  At Hagensborg a large gathering  will assemble to hear appropriate  addresses by local speakers, and  in the evening a grand concert  will  take place at the   Colony  Hall.   Mr. J. A. Pauline, of Bella  Bella, visited this place last week  and promises to be here with a  party to swell the crowd of visitors who will attend our Empire  Day celebration.  We are pleased to state that  Mrs. O. J. Nygaard who met  with an accident by falling from  a horse, has sufficiently recovered  to leave the hospital for her home  where she is under the care of  her daughter, Mrs. T. Saugstad.  TO OWNERS OF DOGS  NOTICE  IS  HEREBY  GIVEN  that hereafter, any dog or dogs  pursuing, worrying or destroying  any domestic animal, elsewhere j  than on the  land  belonging  to I  the owner of such dog, will be:  destroyed according to the law [  for such cases made and provided \  (Animals Act, Section 4.)  Frank Broughton,  Provincial Constable. I  Bella Coola, B.C., May 7, 1914.    :  The various committees in  charge of arrangements for the  Empire Day celebration to take  place on Friday and Saturday  next, have matters well in hand  and there is every prospect of  the occasion being, an immense  success.  Great interest is being taken  by our local athletes in the different lines of sports, and numerous entries are expected.  The horse race is arousing  more than ordinary interest and  the probable starters appear to  be in excellent condition.  Mr. R. A. Teebay, a member  of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club  and a expert helmsman, has  kindly consented to take charge  of the sailing race for fishing  boats. In this race also allarge  entry is already assured.  Mr. J. R. Morrison interviewed,  states that the pig, which, aided  by a liberal coat of grease, will  defy capture, is showing great  speed in its daily exercise, and  with a little more training can  be depended upon to provide  some excellent sport.  The prizes, purchased from  Henry Birks & Sons, Ltd., of  Vancouver, which are both numerous and handsome, will be  exhibited in Mr. A. C. Christen-  sen's store window during next  week.  It is to be regretted that Rev.  W. H. Gibson, president of the  Development League, will be unavoidably detained in Vancouver,  and will not be back until the  afternoon of the 23rd. His valuable assistance will be sorely  missed. Vice-president William  Sutherland, chairman of the  sports committee, has his hands  full, and is fortunate in having  the assistance of several sporting  enthusiasts, including several  members of the local athletic  association.  In order that visitors can be  properly informed regarding the  program of sports, the management of the Courier has kindly  consented to publish next week's  paper on Friday morning. The  detailed program of events will  be conspicuously placed on the  front page.  WANTED���������  Approximately, 25,000 Cedar  Telephone Poles, from 30 to  60 feet long. Will take them in  lots of 2,500 or more delivered  in booms in deep water.  For further information address���������  J. R. MORGAN  Box 836, Prince Rupert *%<i  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saluri<  W,  The Courier  PUBLISHED WEEKLY AT BELLA COOLA BY  THE BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO. LTD.  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'Was it very important that Mr.  Manson .should accompany the  deputy-minister of public works,  Mr. Griffith, and road superintendent  Jennings,   everywhere  they went?     Could not these  gentlemen   see   conditions . for  -themselves  without his assistance?   Should Mr. Manson not  rather have taken the opportunity  to give an account of his steward-1  ship?   These questions are being  asked ~iip and down the valley,1  alike by Conservatives and Liberals. ;  Mr. Manson "probably feared a  repetition of'what happened at  - his meeting at Hagensborg last  fall. He probably saw and heard  sufficient to know that the people  were not in*a mood to be trifled  with, and benefitting by his recent humiliating experience at  Terrace he decided to adopt his  old-time method of "gum-shoe  ing.  ������>  Local Conservatives are in high  glee at the prospect of $14,000  being spent on roads and trails  this year in the Bella Coola  division of the Skeena district.  Evidently they did not expect  so large a proportion of the $10,-  000,000 loan on which they are  paying interest.  On October 2nd last, Wm.  Manson told- the people of  Hagensborg in public meeting  assembled, that the government  had a surplus of $6,000,000 in the  banks. We know that the government had at this very time  been forced to raise a loan of  $1,500,000 to tide the province  over to the 31st March this year.  We know also of the ten million  dollars loan negotiated towards  the end of last session.  What did Wm. Manson mean  by such a statement? Did he  himself believe it to be true? If  so, then what more conclusive  proof do we need that the legislature is not in the confidence of  the-government.  We believe Wm. Manson made  the statement in all sincerity,  believing it to be true. We believe that he did not know any  better, and we hope for his sake  fijat we are correct in our belief.  A contemporary seemingly incensed at a article appearing in  our issue of April 11th, says,  "This defies argument." We  thought so at the time, but it is  gratifying to have our opinion so  endorsed.  IN order to secure the assistance  of the valorous Swedes, the  warlike experience of their crown  prince, CarlJohan, and the former French marschal, Jean Bab-  tiste Jules Bernadotte, in their  struggle against Napoleon, the  allied powers of Europe, Russia,  Prussia and England had signed  an agreement with the Swedish  crown prince to assist him to obtain Norway for . his services  against JMapolean.  January 14, 1814, the Danish  king, Frederick VI, by treaty of  Kiel, was forced to renounce his  rights to Norway in favor of the  Swedish crown.     With a heavy  heart he sent a letter to the Norwegians releasing them of their  oath of allegiance, admonishing  them to submit"peaceably to the  inevitable new order,of things,  This severed the union between  Norway and Denmark which had  lasted over 400 years.  When, the news of the treaty  reached Norway, it produced  sorrow and consternation. For  years the country had been at  war "with Sweden,^ food " was  scarce and the nation in a state  of bankruptcy. ��������� In .isolated districts, the people in their extremity scraped bark 'off the  trees, and moss off the stones to  mix with the barley flour to keep  out starvation. Now to be handed over to Sweden like a herd of  cattle filled the cup of bitterness  to overflowing and there was a  universal cry for resistance.  The    Danish    crown   prince,  Christian Frederick of the ancient  house ��������� of. Oldenburg, had  shortly before crossed over from  Denmark "and became the natural leader and guide of the spirit  of patriotism.    After a meeting  with the most influential men of  the country he issued a proclamation that all men above 25 years  meet in their respective churches,  there to take the 'following oath-:  "We swear to maintain the independence of Norway, and to offer  life and blood for a beloved fatherland."   This was done in February throughout the land, after  which,   elections were   held to  choose representatives to meet  at Eidsvold to draft a constitution.    With a bankrupt treasury  and ' an    empoverished   people  numbering  scarcely   a   million  this might well to many seem  like madness Against the man-  hope of success lay in, the possibility of obtaining' help from  some of. the. great powers particularly England.  To   effect   this   end   Carsten  Anker, a man of great energy  and enthusiasm in spite,of his  seventy years was sent to England.    March 26, he' had an interview with the prime minister,  the Earl of Liverpool.   The latter  ended his reply in this manner,  "There is nothing I less desire  than- to deceive you.    Will the  Norwegians.let Christian Frederick  return  to Denmark,   then  will we, in all things within our  power, help them to obtain favorable   conditions   with   Sweden.  But if they retain this  Danish  prince and persist in seeking Independence, then must we assist  Sweden to conquer Norway."  After having repeated his  question and received the same  reply Anker bowed and left with  these words: "Well, this is our  death warrant, come what may,  Norway will never become Swedish."    '  -  In the House of Lords a great  parliamentary battle took place  May 10th.    With glowing eloquence Earl Grey, the leader of  the opposition, proposed an address to the Crown Prince that  he would graciously be pleased  to intercede on  behalf   of  the  Norwegians that they might be  relieved of the awful position of  having to choose between starvation and submission to a hostile  foreign power,    Many members  of the opposition spoke warmly,  but in  vain.    The government  won a decided victory; the proposed address was voted down  iy 115 against 85.  After the vote, a protestagainst  the absorption of Norway by  Sweden was signed by the royal  princes, the dukes of Sussex and  Gloucester, also by the lords Grey.  Grenville, Rosslyn, Clifton, Fitz-  william, Stanhope, Lauderdale  and Norfolk. But this protest  for '.the present became only an  expression of personal sympathies.      '  Still more overwhelming was  the victory gained by the governmentin the lower House on May  12th. Here the question was  brought up by C. W. Wynn, who  had a warm sympathy for Norway. He was supported by Sir  James McKintosh, Mr. White-  bread,   Lord  John Russel,   Mr  and others.   They spoke of England's glorious past, of how she  had always upheld the cause of  liberty, and was she now to turn  oppressor.    But. the illustrious  parliamentary  debater,   George  Canning, this, day supported the  ministry.    He had originally opposed   the   brutal   treaty   with  Sweden;  but now he .could not  see how the government could be  released of their obligations as  it had   not   been   proven   that  Sweden had not fulfilled her part  of the agreement  This view was  also shared by the philanthropist  William  Wilberforce.      At the  final vote the government was  sustained by a vote of 229 against  79.,  Thus the cornladen vessels in  British harbors destined for Norway did not sail, and the blockade of the Norwegian coast by  British cruisers could not be  averted. Anker remained in  London; he knew that most ot  England'sleadingmen personally  sympathised with Norway in its  distress, and hoped that some  event in the' political game on  the continent might make it possible for him to fulfill his mission.  The representatives chosen to  draft a constitution met at Eidsvold April 11th, and at once commenced their work;  expedition  was of utmost importance.    It  soon became evident that there  were to be two factions in the  assembly.     The majority who  called themselves the patriots,  with whom Christian Frederick  sympathised,   craved   complete  independence and   isolation..  They were led by the haughty  statesman,    Christian    Magnus  Falsen, and the learned professor, George S verdrup.   The minority that also desired to make  Norway a sovereign nation, but  united with Sweden, counted as  the most influential  person  in  Norway, Grey Wedel Jarlsberg,  and the eloquent preacher Nico-  lai Wergeland.     Both factions  repudiated the Treaty of Kiel,  and though they both were animated by a lofty patriotism there  was many a stormy encounter,  at times not free from personal  bitterness and suspicion.  Their great work, the Norwegian Constitution, the most democratic in Europe, was completed  May 17th, declaring Norway to  be an independent and indivisible  kingdom.     Christian Frederick  Useful  A Birks* Watch, Chain or Fob  WATfUEC for Men and Boys, in a great variety of  W AltllCiJ styles but all warranted to be reliable  Hmokeeners We have many fine grades in men's Thin  Models as weH as in Models especially intended.for  Doctors, Merchants, Ranchers and Lumbermen.  117 ATTUEC for Ladies in the newest popular case de-  WAiUlEitJ signs     Our Catalogue shows a very line  line of Bracelet .Watches. The bracelet watch is now the  most fashionable with ladies of all lands.  IN FOBS'AND CHAINS mendablestylSTnvogue  and our Catalogue illustrates-a; yer^representative display of our stock.    See pages 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  Vancouver, B.C.  M  GEORGE E. TROREY  Managing Director   ���������  i  The Bank of British North America  :l       SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  No notice  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards,  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS, MONEY ORDERS," LETTERS'OP CREDIT and  TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere  COLLECTIONS  ma'de    <  .  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  in every part of the world.  Agents for  DEN  NORSKE  CREDIT BANK  \<   '  life  * +"CJ  ";���������!���������>���������  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  like madness against xne nmu- uccau,   .-,������--"-  ---     AVi���������d  date of ;a- united Europe.   The I Ponsonby, Sir Thomas D.Acland  alumIQF;  READ  THE  LABEL  RAKINuPOWDER  was chosen king.    The Constitution, produced in haste and under  the most pressing circumstances,  bears unmistakable evidence of  having been greatly influenced  by French thought; certain features were  borrowed  from the!  constitutions of England and the1  United States.,  It has proved a  lasting and  precious document  to Norway.   The centenary of  this event is to be celebrated with  unusual festivities this year; and  thousands of Norwegians domiciled in foreign   lands  flock ,to  the old homeland to take part.  ' The Swedish-army led by Carl  Johan,   flushed   with    victories  from the Napolipnic wars, was  marching against the  troubled  country   from    the   east   while  English cruisers were blockading  the coast.    Commissioners from  the allies arrived at Christiania  to arrange for the handing over  of Norway to Sweden; of these  England sent the noted diplomat  John   Philip   Morier,   who   felt  sympathetic towards Norway.  Christian Frederick was above  all things a man of peace, the  spirit of the warrior was not in  him; and perhaps this was best  for the country. When the Swedish army crossed the boundary  (Continued on page 2, column 1.)  Empire Day Celebration  f. t>  /Under auspices of Balla Coola\   |  V-   ���������    Developmet League    -  ���������/   P  PROGRAM .OF SPORT?  Friday, May 22nd  9 a. m. Shooting competit _  Relay race. *rt  lp.m. Fishing boat race (safli  3 p. m. Baseball game.  Saturday, May 23rd  9:30 a.m. Marathon race (5 milt  Horse races.  11 a.m. Basketball game.  1:30 p.m.     100 yds. dash.  One mile fiat race.      i  Half     "       "  Quarter " ^0  Long jump. High ju*.V^  Obstacle race. '*<%  100 yds. race (boys, 12 to 15 jv ^|  80       "      "(boysunder 12y. ,';  80       "     . (girls, 12 to 15 \������'  80      ���������"���������      (girls, 9 to 12 y  80 yds. race for unmarried la:-  Race for married ladies  Egg and spoon race for ladi-  Thread and needle race.  Bolster bar.      Catch greas)  Tug-o'-war.  Numerous side attraction:  i������  a*  Refreshment* may be obtained  ���������ports ground.  Kemp's INVALID P0R1  A SUPERIOR  MEDICATED  WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT  AND   INVIGQRATOR  V       A      T������ , 1,1     Wholegale DUtrlba  J. A. lepoorten Ltd.,Vancouver, b  ffifji  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT   AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  PC  r A MO^HW Leaves Victoria every Wednesday.  &.S. UMU^Learetoweye^dayat ii p.m.  th  to  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S S. "Capilano" or S. S. " Coquitlam" also call wi  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangenii'iu.  For rates of KrciK'ht.H, Fares awl other '"^"'^^'.'/sslKV  Hbau OKficK, Caukai.i. St.,  Vancouvkk ; or  John  ������ai ���������  1003  (iOVKKNMKNT  ST.,   VICTORIA.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY. Wft  i/;\������afa������fcw. Afojp 16.. 1914  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  &&***  w  *#>  m  fad occupied a narrow strip along  f��������� border, the Norwegians were  turning with a desire to drive  ,.em back; but with the excep-  ,ion of a few minor skirmishes  *o battle took place. When the  lewly chosen king-saw that all  >opes of assistance from foreign  owers failed, he gave up all  ought of realizing his amnions.  The  Constitution   was  recog-  uedwith a few. necessary minor  anges and Norway and Sweden  came united as two sovereign  gdoms  with   Carl Johan as  ng.    Christian Frederick, who  ce dreamed of becoming king  wl three   united   Scandivavian  Smpgdoms, broken in spirit, reed to Denmark.    Thus the  union between Norway and Sweden was consumated.  Eightyone years later, June 7,  1905, the ties that had bound the  two nations together were severed without the shedding of blood,  and now we have as in days of  old, three separate sister kingdoms, Norway, Sweden and  Denmark.  Help the Farm Life.  It ought to be made just as  cheap and easy for a man engaged in farming to finance his  enterprise as it is for a man in  any other industry. Furthermore there should be large cooperative agencies to enable the  farmer to get the largest share  j of the ultimate price of his products. Wherever possible our  splendid water powers should be  developed for use on the farm.  Make farming as attractive from  a financial view as any other industry, and there will be no  dearth of farmers.-���������Montreal  Herald-Telegraph.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  COAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^ Manitoba. Saskatchewan und, Almiskta,  the Y ijkon Tekkitoky, Uhj Nokth-w'kbt Tekri-  tqriks and in a portion of the I'UOVINCIC of  Hritisii Columbia, may he leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of ������1 an  acre. .Not more tlian,2.DC0 iicrua will be leased  U> one applicant.  Application for a leaHe must he made !>y the  applicant in person to the Anent or Sub-Atfent  of the district in which the rUchtH applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must he described by sections, or letffil subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Kach application must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if tin: rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of live cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the AKent 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 $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sufo-Airent  oi" Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���������Unauthorized  publication of this advertisement will not be paid for. ��������� :'M'M.  a>  ������>���������<  ���������OHM  Ki'O^in  a  To Land Seekers, Campers,    why Pack Your outfits  PrOSpeCtOrS,   EtC- Further Than Necessary?  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND  GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co., Hagensborg E'if  es from Bella  d on Direct  the Interior  QXBBBfr-OH  >.o-������fflHM><raH������-o  0-31&3S>-0.<SfflD>0-<C2S2������-0-^gZ>-<G  Worse.  White: Now that your son has  graduated, has he decided where  he is going to work?  v.- Green: Where? He'.hasn'teven  decided when.  'ORT?  rid  petit  r  (saih  .me.  3rd  i (5 nii't  ~ at  fib*  ITS A TRADE MARK THAT  MEANS LOTS OF THINGS  TO YOU. IT MEANS THAT  YOU CANNOT BE DISSATISFIED���������YOU ALWAYS  J^HAVE A' "COME BACK."  rITS A GUARANTEE WE  GIVE WITH���������  "Fit-Rite" Tailored Clothes  \ v  1 *ii  m  Manufactured by  John W. Peck & Co. Ltd.  MONTREAL WINNIPEG  VANCOUVER ^  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECIALITY  <J After a residence of 30 years I have acquired  a thorough knowledge of the whole coast of  British Columbia, and can give reliable information of the different resources at almost-any  point in this part of the province. All information strictly guaranteed  B. F1LI IP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  igh i^pmm  to 15 vi  , ,t fe������j$  NOW    FOR    SALE  LOTS IN   action:  lined oa������  roR  rlbutej  *,B.C  -TD.  11 P-n������-  1 wi  ut.  th  The Port o  eace Kiver  Get busy and realize that an Infant Vancouver and  a second Prince Rupert is  now before you waiting  io make you a golden harvest, this is YOUR chance;  make the most of it.  ���������Sr.y".'.;..!.,  4%  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;.  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  SURVEYOUS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B.C.  City address���������New Westminster. B.C.  P. O. Box8SG. Telephone 232.  J. A. LEROY  PhonaSetJ. 9387 J. NATION  BITS'MEETS ALT"BoXfsrAND~TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN   PLAN c HOT and Cold Water  S1.00TO-S2.50'    STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  GG-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  __J>-aaD-o-cn������-<  n  Highland Liquor  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  e    o  C    o  I  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO.  WE   SHIP    PROMPTLY  M  hi.  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  K    >  >t    )  A Pointed Remark.  At a recent dinner in London  a toast ran.    "Woman!  Without j  her,  man is a brute."    It was!  either cynical malice or astrange-  WHY DID THEY LAUGH?  A good story is being told of a  Belfast Unionist, who, in addressing a Scottish audience  during the recent bye-elections,  sought to ingratiate himself after  this fashion:  "Gentlemen, I am an Irishman; I am proud to be an Irishman, but I am not ashamed to  admit that I have a drop of Scotch  in me."  It took him several minutes to  understand what the succeeding  uproar was all about.���������Catholic  Record.  ly unlucky chance which led a  compositor to transpose the com-j gome women can smile in the  ma���������"Woman, without her man, j face of adversity just as if they  is a brute." ' meant it.  For Purity and Sweetness  PASCALL'S  Chocolates and Confections are Nutritious  and Delicious  SOLD BY ALL  FIRSTCLASS GROCERS AND CONFECTIONERS  CIRCULAR SAWS OF PAPER.  The latest use for paper is perhaps the most peculiar. A factory in England manufactures  circular saws from paper. These  pape.r saws are used for the  manufacturing of the fine furniture, veneer and othe^ thin plates  of wood which must be treated  with special care. Some time  ago circular saws made from  drawing paper were shown in an  English exposition. The saws  were driven by an electric motor  and produced fine boards, which  could not have been made better  by the finest steel saw. The  veneers made in this way are  said to be so smooth that the  cabinetmakers can use them  without further planing.���������Outlook.  Present Prices���������From $250 to $400  Address all Comiti unications to  Bella Coola &  Western Land  Co.  P. O.  BOX   1482:  EDMONTON, ALT A.  3ella Coola .Agent    B. F. JACOBSEN  H1tBm������������mBWmig^^  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  A. littler tawdSst  728 Helmcken Street  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  CHARLES TAYLOR  BELLA COOLA, B.C.  Patronize Home Industry  A WATER TRICK.  In Athens, goats are marched  to housekeepers' doors and milked before the eyes of the patrons.  But this system does not prevent adulteration. The milkman  wears a loose coat with wide  sleeves. Around his waist is a  rubber bag filled with water, and  a tube runs down his arm. As  he milks he presses the tube and  milk and water flow silently together into the milk pail.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT   Or   COAST���������EAKOE   III.  Takk 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  tive rnains. thence east ten chains,  thence south five chains, thence west  ten .-liains along shore line to point of  commencement, including whole Island.  WALTER F. BRYDON.  Date. Ith March, ly 1-1. March ll--Muy 10.  and Buy RAMS A YS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  HOE  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 individu-  al 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.  Teacher: The camel can go  eight days without water.  Freddy: So could i if ma would  let me. 1   f  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday', May  16,  1^4 |fe,  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  RCHANDIS  &  IOE  HOE  &  roceries,  arclware  u  ^E  Men's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  R  i������'i -. .  HOE  =IOE  IF  Pack and Riding Saddles  TENTS  Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  WE  CARRY A  LARGE STOCIC  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  ��������� "i.?  Settlers, Prospectors and  Campers  Supplies  B.  BRYNILDSEN  8c  CO  BELLA  COOLA, B.C.  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  Wholesale c  D/?r GOODS AND MEN'S FURNISHINGS     ������  Manufacturers  SHIRTS  PANTS  OVERALLS  "MACKINAW" CLOTHING  SAMPLE ROOM AT PRINCE RUPERT- Catalogues on application  Eventually You Will Use  Prairie Pride Flour  Why Not Now?  Every Sack Guaranteed  Your Money Refunded If Not Satistied  Ask your dealer.    On ������ale at  all first-class Grocers  Made by MEDICINE  HAT   MILLING   CO., LIMITED  MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA  HUGHES BROS.  BIG  LIQUOR STORE  Wines. Liquers and Cigars  WE   SHIP    EVERYWHERE  105 Hastings ^eet rks^ncom^BXjl  &9$9SS99SSiss&  lira  THE  Manufacturers of all  MOONEY BISCUIT ���������������������,ts  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  Made in British Columbia  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  ^ W_ J ��������� MUM   ��������� IHIWIIIM IMII  VANCOUVER, B.C  VOFFiei^  ,���������    "ftOASnpS ��������� PUBE.SPittc'"  Win-..     V^MrnuvjilB'^.  When You Pay for the  Best  You Deserve  Braid's Best Coffee  Murderers of Constable  Archibald Must Hang  Vancouver, May 14.���������The appeal of Frank Davis, convicted  and sentenced to hang along with  Herman Clark fo r the murder of  the late Police Constable Archibald at Vancouver last fall,  proved unavailing, the Court deciding that the sentence of death  must stand.  FYQUggJTAfj   PL1MLEY'S],!T'S  ALRIGHT  The  Call  of the  Open  Comes with the months of spring and at Plimley's  everything is ready for the Cyclist and the Motorist.  The 1914 "Indian" Motor Cycles; The^l914 "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  J. LeCKIE CO. LTD  Robbers Burglar Post Office  Vancouver, May 14.- Under  cover of a heavy rafnstorm, robbers entered the post office at  Penticton,:-B. C, last night, and  blowing the safe to* atoms they  made off with a registered package valu ed at five thousand dollars, be sides blank post office  receipts worth six thousand dollars.  The Best Manufactured Clothing for (he West  "SOVEREIGN BRAND  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORES  IV.  E. San/or J Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, On^  I ���������'������������������:���������!.���������  lie;;:'

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