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 J ���������    r   j������  ��������� ofel  * ��������� A."% ��������������������������� I:  ),  It   ������  ���������*.���������}  I.'_'.  ���������*������ss5fip*  IBfkVOU  WANT GOOD   SPORT  Visit bella coola. excel-  1est hunting and fishing.  jmfa>tr  ��������� ���������   ���������    ��������� ���������  l|"^������l������iiiniiii^'^(jm������������iuigYBul""lnTw1"������������""ftt  a. i       .f^    l ���������      '���������    ��������� T     ��������� '    '      ^ '��������� ������������������      i      i  WEATHER REPORT FOR APRIL.  Compiled  by  Mr. C.  H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 57.  Minimum 36.75  Rainfall, 2.43 inches.  NO. 33  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY,^ZKCAY 29,  1915.  $1.00  a Year  IS  M-*3  adian and Indian  pops Brilliant Work  LOCAL JOTTINGS  m  sw  m  w*  $mmm  ������  W-S  B  jajgloii, May 27���������Canadian and  troops on Sunday night  |l with the bayonet a Ger-  ack nearRichebourg. Af-  troying the wire entangle-  y means of artillery fire  femy launched a vigorous  'and succeeded despite senses in reaching our tren-  jikys a  Central  News de-  They were met with an  of rifle fire before which  vered, then the Canadi-  Indians leaped from the  es and  met the German  ie with the bayonet as the  Iswarmed up to strengthen  fctacking forces.     Colonials  ig with terrific vigor simply  attackers off their feet  rpursued them into the open.  Ft*!;.  fr>lpsses were heavy but the  eft; suffered by the Germans  Sisevere,   both   morally  and  Serially.  The Young People's Missionary Society of Hagensborg had  a very pleasant outing at the  Noosatsum meeting house on  Saturday last. At 11 a. m. the  people gathered at the meeting  house where a missionary program was given. The meeting  was, presided over by Hjalmar  Schulstad.    .  It opened with a song by the  audience, followed by a prayer  led by Mr. H. Hanson, Speeches  were given by C. H. Urseth and  P. Fredland. The Bella Coola  string band rendered several  pieces of music. After the program was over lunches were  brought out and spread in the  open, under the firs and cedars  of the primeval forest. The  gathering was voted highly enjoyable and was well attended.  Bella Coola Celebrates Empire Day  British Battleships  Sunk in Dardanelles  IpLandon, May 27.���������Admiralty's  Foffieiafstatement. The battleship  %��������� Triumph while operating iri sup-  ������-������jport of Australian and New Zea-  [���������i&TancUforces in Gallipoli Peninsula  "^^Itorpedoed by a submarine  sank shortly afterwards,  ty of officers and men re-  saved.  admiralty also announce  Inking of the Majestic by an  'y's  submarine  while  sup-  iitig tbe   army on  Gallipoli  Peninsula.  Nearly all the officers  .It is definitely decided that  Rev. W. H. Gibson will spend his  vacation,in the old country. He  leaves San Francisco on the S.  S. Kronland June 9th.  J. Fall, C. E., has returned  from a trip made to examine  feasible routes for a wagon road  from Bella Coola to the interior.  He went through the whole  length of the Stillwater Valley  and found good grade all the  way. He thought, however,  that it would prove to be a rather  expensive undertaking to build  a road through there, because  considerable rock work would  have to be done.  JlaiSo^nen were saved.  Duel in the Air  &%$xFis'   ^ay ^' ~ ^   Ger*man  r'aer||plane was brought down to-  davpat Braine.    The pilot of the  'French machine, which defeated  the^German aeronaut, was awar-  1 dealthe military medal for his  achievement and the officer-observer was promoted.  The Executive Committee of  the Bella Coola Liberal Association will hold a meeting at the  home of Mr. B. F. Jacobsen, on  Tuesday, June 1st, at 2 p. m.  Important business to be transacted. All members are requested to attend.  B. Brynildsen, President.  -jfc  ���������it*  osion at  Nanaimo Mine  l^pnly Thirteen Men Escape Unhurt-  prNo Hope for Entombed Men  ������!_?'_  VW'Nanaimo,   May 28.���������A  disas-  ^$$rous explosion occurred at the  Reserve mine of the Western Fuel  > vk'^n ���������  -vMJdmpany at 4 o'clock yesterday  .^taf-fcernoon, just after change in  ??'" '��������������� '    '    '  " ^'shifts.     At time   of   explosion  ' rlthere were thirtv-six men in the  ^niine and of this number thirteen  i ?*,?'"  fAescaped unhurt and reached the  flUrface safely within  an  hour.  "V  KFour others were recovered short  ly afterwards of whom three  "i'were dead and one fatally in j ured.  ^Thia left nineteen men unaccoun-  ^ed for and there is no hope of  any of them being saved.  NOTES FROM NAMU.  The cannery tug Swan has returned from New Westminster  where it wintered while undergoing extensive repairs.  Mr. T. D. Pattullo called in  here last Thursday the 13th inst.  on his way back from Rivers and  Smiths Inlets, where he has held  successful meetings in the interest of the Liberal party. He  held a very well attended meeting here in the evening and made  a favorable impression. He said  that he had virtually canvassed  the whole of this district now  and feels satisfied that the Liberals will carry it by a substantial majority.  We are pleased to see A. F.  Gothard back from the hospital  and at his work, nearly as well  as ever.  The Government has laid a  three-plank walk from the wharf  to within 300 feet of the lake at  an outlay of about .$175.00.. The  sum' appropriated was not sufficient to complete it.  A number of our people have  been over to Aristazable Island  and staked land for themselves.  They intend to go into the sheep  raising business.  The far reaching influences of  the war are even hampering the  fishing industry in this remote  part of the Empire. There is  considerable delay experienced  in getting the needed quantity of  tinplate.  The 24th of May was celebrated  with its usual elaborate features  at Bella Coola. For weeks beforehand committees have been  at work planning and laboring  for the success of the celebration;  to make it worthy of the occasion.  And it is very gratifying to  everybody that the efforts of the  committee have been successful  beyond the hopes of the most  enthusiastic.  The annual celebration of this  day at Bella Coola has for years  been the only important one between the cities of the south and  Prince Rupert, and therefore  has always drawn large numbers of visitors from outlying  places. Already on Sunday  morning the 23rd, the first arrivals made their appearance as  the steamer Hope of Beaver cannery tied up at the wharf. The  other crafts that brought people  bent on observing the day in a  befitting manner were S. S. Chelohsin with contingents from  Kimsquit and Namu, the tug  Kimsquit from Kimsquit, and the  steamer Swan from Namu.  Among the many friends arriving we were especially glad to  see Mr. and Mrs. Charles Draney,  who have been present at. the  Empire Day celebrations in Bella  Coola for so many years that it  would be hardly polite to number  them.  The weather was nearly perfect; a slight haze checked the  heat of the sun, towards evening  rain threatened without materializing.  Arrivingon the grounds at the  Indian village the booths erected  for the lunch counter, conducted  by the ladies, and the novelty  stands in charge of W. Galienne  and J. Johnson, were the most  conspicuous and attractive features in sight and drew everybody of Caucasian extraction.  This means that the aborigines  had places of refreshments of  their own. The most popular  person aside from the ladies was  Mr. Galienne, who was continuously and persistently inviting  the crowds to display their skill  in trying to hit nigger dolls. His  persuasive and optimistic manner was found so irresistible that  he always had an admiring and  interested crowd in attendance,  and always several persons who  vied with one another in knocking the dolls over. And those  who by chance hit the dolls were  rewarded by either an orange, a  cigar or a bag of peanuts. The  receipt of this highly successful  enterprise is said to be $85.00.  About mealtime and at all or any  other time when the men and  boys needed refreshments they  would invite some one or more  of the fair sex to the lunch  counters and partake of the excellent and substantial food  served by the ladies. That the  appetites of the people were  healthy and the purses plethoric  is testified to by the fact that the  receipts here were slightly in  excess of $100.  If the constable had not been  otherwise engaged Miss Mitchell  would have been arrested for  practicing the black art. By the  occult science of palmistry she  read the fortunes of the curious  and amorus swains and damsels  to the tune of 50c each.    She  managed to rake in $12.00.  We are very glad and everybody else no doubt are the same,  that the receipts of the lunch and  novelty stands were so large and  that the efforts of Miss Mitchell  were so successful, as the monies  all go to the Red Cross War Fund.  It is no doubt that the knowledge  of this fact swelled the receipts  considerably.  Time and space would fail us  if we wen t into a detailed account  of all the different feats oi  strength, endurance, skill and  agility shown in the numerous  sports, which were an all day  and ever interesting feature.  The Indians and the whites in  good fellowship contended for  the mastery with varying results.  The whites excelled in swiftness  of foot, while the Indians displayed the greater strength of  muscle, as notice for instance in  the tug of war which proved to  be the most exciting of all the  sports. In the first contest the  Indians were defeated after a  comparative short pull, but in  the second, which lasted for 22  minutes, the whites were forced  to yield to their opponents although only fractions of an inch  at a time.  Another outstanding feature  of the sports was the pole high  jump. ' A number, of both whites  and Indians took part and wonderful strength and endurance  were shown as well as the height  to which they all attained. But  some one had to win and this  time it was Gilbert Jacobs, an  Indian, who took first prize, with  Theodore Livelton a very close^  second. On the whole it seemed  the Indians showed the most  grace in this contest. The winners in the sports are as follows:  Five mile race, J. Hoage, D.  Kelly. Indian girls race, Bertha  Schooner, Cissie Mac. Boys race,  R. Brynildsen, Louis Evilsison.  Pole high jump, G. Jacobs, T.  Levelton. Girls race, J. Gibson,  Lily Gordon. Slow bicycle race,  T. Levelton. Quarter-mile (boys)  B. Grant, R. Levelton. Obstacle  race, A. Brynildsen, O. Fosbak.  100 yards dash, T. Levelton, V.  Clayton. Men's hurdle race, T.  Levelton, E. Grant. Pie race,  G. Jacobs, A. Hood. Indian pony  race, VV. Davis, J. Edgar. Horse  race. V. Clayton, C. Stark. Bolster bar, J. Gordon, A. Schooner.  Quarter-mile, T. Levelton, J.  Hoage. Tug of war, Indians vs.  Whites, tie. Spoon canoe, Indians beat the whites.  this is the most crucial of Em-1  pire Days, and that, because of  the great struggle now going on,  we as Canadians must assist the  Empire   with   soldiers,   food,  money,  and   steadfast   fidelity.  He touched upon the utter foolishness of attacking the persons  and property of citizens of German descent, and advised that  such warlike people should go  to the front and fight.    He concluded by saying: "The upholding of the dignity of the Empire,  the cause of right, honor and integrity must be maintained at  all costs, in the words of our immortal bard, Lord Tennyson;  "Not once or twice in our fait-  island story  "The path of duty was the  way to glory."  The Concert.  Cablegram Sent to the King.  By an arrangement made by  the secretary of The Over-Seas  Club, London, with Mr. Charles  Tucker local secretary of the  organization, the following cablegram was sent to His Majesty  the King:  "Those taking part in the Empire Day gathering at Bella Cooa,  B. C, Canada, send their loyal  greetings to the King. They one  and all believe in the justice of  our cause* and are confident of  the ultimate triumph of our  arms."  Speech by Dr. W. J. Quinlan.  While resting from the sports  during the hour set apart for  luncheon Mr. F. Hagan mounted  the rostrum and announced that  Dr. W. J. Quinlan. who should  need no introduction to a Bella  Coola audience, would deliver  the speech of the day. Dr. Quinlan was greeted with an ovation.  In clear-cut language he told the  attentive crowd the reason why  the Empire Day is a national  holiday throughout the British  world, it is to celebrate the cohesion and unity of the Empire.  He reminded  the listeners that  Second Day's Events.  The second day of the celebration found most of those who had  been present the first day away  to their respective duties, and  only a few of the younger generation interested in shooting and  baseball remained. Without going into details it may be stated  that a shooting match took place  on A. C. Christenson's grounds  north of the town. There were  21 contestants. The winners of  first and second prizes were  Vincent and Davenport Clayton  respectively.  It seemed very difficult to  gather the members of the different baseball teams, but after  a delay of more than two hours  a spiritless game was played by  mixed teams of Indians and  whites. The Indians especially  lacked training and the result of  the game was without interest  and is not known to us.  Space forbids mentioning the  names of the many men and  women who contributed of their  time, means and strength to the  enjoyment and financial success  of the celebration. They one  and all worked harmoniously together, and the consciousness of  work well done is their best reward.  (ttlmrrh 2faitrr    3  Sunday School  Church Service  -    10:45 a.m.  -   7:30 p. m.  All Are Welcome.  Rev.  T. C. Colwell. B. A.. Pastor  As a fitting end to an enjoyable day, many of our residents  and  visitors participated   in   a  concert which took place in Grand  View Hotel.    Bella Coola has the  reputation   of  being a cheerful  giver, nor did she belie herself  on this occasion.    Audience and  performers   turned   out   in  full  force and Mr. Charles Lord made  a capable chairman, beseeching  and commanding by turns and  keeping all in the best of humor.  The  program   opened   with a  mandolin   selection   by  Mr.   H.  Sutherland, who responded to an  enthusiastic encore.     Next followed the chairman with a few  remarks, in which he announced  the receipts of the day, most of  which are to go to the War Fund.  Mr. Lord's announcement was  received    with    expressions   of  deep  satisfaction,   after   which  the program  proceeded merrily  on its way, the next item being  a solo by Miss Hallowes.    Miss  Pecknold followed with a recitation and encore, and in turn, was  succeeded by Mr. Louis Svisdahl  who,  with his accord'eon  solos,  brought down the house.  A juvenile performer, Master  R. Macdonald, recited a selection  which touched a sympathetic  note. Messrs. Atkins and Lord  gave a fine rendering of "Larboard Watch,'' and were followed  by Mr. Arthur Hallet with a recitation on "The difficulties of  sawing blasphemous Bill McKie."  This operation was so appreciated  that an encore was demanded  and responded to.  Next to occupy the platform  was Miss Addie Gibson who sang  a very pretty song, and then a  beautifully rendered pianoforte  selection and encore by Mrs.  Wm. Sutherland charmed all her  listeners.  Mr. Harry Grainger gave a  thoroughly - appreciated recitation. Misses Mitchell and Pecknold sang a duet, and Miss Hal-'  lowes captivated her audience  with a vocal solo, but, not being  prepared for an encore did not  give them that further pleasure.  Next came Mr. Louis Svisdahl  with a song in which many joined,  not to help him out but because  it appealed to them so strongly.  After responding to an encore,  he surrendered the platform to  Mr. Atkins, who sustained his  reputation as a soloist, but, alas!  because of his vociferous exertions in fhe cause of victory during the tug-of-war, earlier, felt  unable to respond to the frantic  appeals for "more".  Miss Pecknold gave another  elocutionary selection, which was  followed by a song from the rep^  ertoire of Mr. Charles Lord.  Then came Mr. H. Grainger with  a vocal solo "The Best Old Flag  on Earth." This, with "God  Save the King" ended the concert, which, with the help of  Misses Gibson and Macdonald  and Mr. Lord as accompanists,  was as pleasant as ever held in  our midst.  An enjoyable repast was then  served, after disposing of which  some of the company meandered  home 'neath the pale moonlight,  while others remained to trip the  "light fantastic toe" till Chanticleer, more forcibly than politely,  heralded a new day. '���������>*J**  u4  BELLA" COOLA; COURIER  SaturJa  Men  ThejCourier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year  $1:00  6 Month. .'    ..........   0.75  3 Month.      ,.   .'    .0.50  United State*  1 Year     ."$1.50  United Kingdom  1 Tear... | $1.00  Subscriptions-payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving. their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,  Apply at  Office.  To Correspondent^���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  ' name and address pf every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  The Editor reserves the rijrht to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's'  risk.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  ���������&alit0 {uipuli Bispmita art lex"  SATURDAY, MAY 29, 1915.  Co-Operation.  We notice quite a number of  loads of potatoes passing down  to the wharf at this time of the  year, and this is a cause of reflection on our part.  It is not always wise to wait  until the last moment before  marketing the main crop. Things  might happen,, which would  knock the bottom out of the mar-  ket and the hard working farmer  would find himself unrewarded  forhis labor, and also very likely  in sore straits to meet his obligations, r  We admit:it is very difficult  for the farmers in Bella Coola  to keep track of the markets and  be able to seize the right time to  /send their produce out. But we  believe there is a remedy at  hand which by earnest effort and  co-operation; can be put into  practical.operation.   .  The provincial representative  of the Department of Agriculture  who visits our valley at such frequent intervals and who, we are  glad to say, shows a decided interest in the welfare of the farmers, should; as an addition to  his duties look into the state of  the markets.'    He should hold  meetings whenever he~ had anything of a public nature to communicate or ; discuss, he should  counsel as to the crops that will  bring the largest reward, look  up markets and advise when and  where, in hisljudgment, it would  be best to sell the produce.   Our  farmers should be taught to cooperate,   as ,for   instance ��������� in  raising  a-certain   crop,   of a  uniform kind and quality, and  also   in   the marketing of   the  same. (  It is too late to co-operate in  the raising of; crops this season.  ' But it is not too late, nor too  early, to examine what is being  done along these lines in other  places, and tq lay plans for the  future.  There is a constantly increasing valuable amount of information gathered for the improvement of the methods of farming  in all its branches; but it is found  very hard -to 'communicate this  knowledge to the farmer so as  to have it applied.   The agricultural colleges, the experimental  farms  with the  bulletins scattered do not accomplish the good  hoped for.   The knowledge does  not appeal to the   farmer with  sufficient strength to make him  even read the bulletin's,[far less  make any practical use of them.  Much of this, information is  found to be impracticable under  local conditions, and difficulties  of many kinds crop up to hinder  its application.  To overcome this difficulty, the  United States Department of  Agriculture have now a fund set  aside for the part payment of  salaries 'of farm demonstrators  in all counties that apply for  such officials. These farm, demonstrators are called County  Agriculturists and are under the  direction of a State leader appointed by the Department of  Agriculture. The leader, with  the approval of the county commissioners, appoints the county  agriculturists and "directs and  assists them in their work.  The first thing the newly appointed agriculturist does is to  get thoroughly acquainted with  all the conditions" for farming in  his district, learns from the most  successful farmers their methods  and reasons for their success.  This knowledge combined with  the thorough theoretical and  practical education that he has  arid, the information which he  knows how and where to find,'  he formulates plans for the best  crops to raise, and advises the  farmers both privately" and at  meetings in everything that  pertains to their calling.  He becomes theleader, the organizer and director of the farmers.    They can in that way be  enabled fo co-operate as a whole  and by such co-operation get the  maximum, return for their labor.  It is by practical co-operation on  some such lines that the farmers  of Denmark have obtained such  signal   success.     Farmers of  America who still are at the bottom, of the list in the amount of  crops raised to the acre, can with  their intelligence and industry  attain by education and co-operation of this kind to the head of  the farmers of the world.  These traveling -agriculturists  in the employment of our pro-  provincial government could, we  believe, become such organizers,  leaders and advisers to the farmers each in his district.  Let the Farmers' Institutes  take the matter up and discuss it.  WHEN BUYINGYEAST  INSIST ON H/SA/ING  THISPACKAGE  Mm������  VmmSSSm  ]������wj-or onto .������;fe������/  decline; substitutes  An Historical Empire Day.  Empire  Day   has   come   and  gone.    Enthusiasm and patriotism ran high at the celebration  held in Bella Coola and as we feel  assured it did all over the British  world.    There has for the last  two weeks been an appreciable  depression felt Over the reverses  which ours and the other allied  forces had suffered at the hands  of an unscrupulous enemy.   The  forcing back of the lines at Ypres  and the Russian reverses on the  eastern  front,   show, the   marvellous vitality of the foe and  these, together with the loss of  ���������lives -in the Lusitania disaster,  brought home to us the realization of the seriousness of the  conflict as nothing else before.  We are glad though to note  that as the war progresses the  attitude of the neutral world is  becoming with every day, decidedly more and more favorable to  the Allies.    At the  writing of  this article Italy, one of the parties to the Triple Alliance, is on  the point of lining up, her great  army and navy on the side of the  Allies.    This, together with the  strong sympathies of other nations are   sources   of  strength  which will count in the decision  of the issue.    But there is yet  another factor in favor of the  Allies- which is  even   stronger  than   these, ��������� and   that   is   the  strength which a righteous cause  gives.   The noblest and the best  in the land are willing to make  the   greatest   of   sacrifices   for  that which arouses a righteous  wrath, the lofty enthusiasm and  noble patriotism.    A clear conscience is the strongest factor jn  the defense of our land and our I passions!  honor.  While the conflict is on, while  the soldiers at the front,and  sailors of the fleet are risking  health, limbs,: liberty and life,  let the civil population remain  firm in its resolve to supply the  means to the great end, and if  in no other way, each in his own  calling; each man and woman  doing their duty to the best of  their ability, disdaining opportunities to enrich themselves at the  expense of their fellows.  In the words of the London  Daily Telegraph: "We know the  character of the enemy, we know  the full righteousness of our  cause, we know also the goal  which lies before us."  O       Q      O       O      O  The Opinion of United States  A people at war may sometimes go too far in denouncing  the enemy, and the terms which  our press-have used against Germany's methods, may to cooler  mindshaveseemed rather strong.  Let us therefore measure our  feelings with those expressed by  a neutral, one of the oldest and  best journalists of the world,  Col. Henry Watterson of the  Louisville Courier-Journal, in  which he says in part:  "To find a parallel to the reign  of terror which Germany instituted' in Belgium one must go  back to what we are accustomed  to call Dark Ages. As set forth  in the Bryce Commission's report, the story of German crimes  and misdeeds is sickening, the  indictmentis something terrible.  There is presented the picture of  a prostrate land over which  cruelty and lust walked hand in  hand in devastating companionship.  "Had the cruelties, the atrocities, set forth in the report, been  perpetrated by an army which  had got out of hand, they would  have been bad enough. They  are infinitely worse, than that,  for their perpetration was a feature of a policy intended to minimize future resistance. The  reign of terror of a mob is horrible, but how much more horrible  is the reign of terror of a Government that deliberately, and  of malice aforethought, lets loose  on a people the wolf-pack of evil  For Results Use-  ''A. P. Standard  ������  CHICK STARTER  CHICK FOOD  CHICK DEVELOP^  SCRATCH Fa������  SOLD BY LEADING DEALERS  AND BY  ALBERTA  PACIFIC  GRAIN  COMPANY  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  LTD  "A. P. Standard3'-We stand back of every  SQck  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE T>RY GOODS \.  361 Water Street        Vancouver BC I  ���������a  v 4  ' t  ,1  -\  ��������� I.  <$ Qautt Brothers for over 60 years have s</cco.,s/���������//v  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  ^ The Vancouver stock ������ the largest anil best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best west of Toronto  STAPLES Ready-lo-Wear  SMALL WARES   MEN'S FURNISHINGS  RIBBONS House Furnishincs  \'$  carpf:  LINKNS  DRI'-SS GOODS  m  <Sr*������  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECUIED  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF "PRIDE  OF THE  WEST"  BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  Send for Catalogue  "MADE    IN    B. C."  Prompt Attention Given Letter Ordtn  iii  "The torpedoing of the crowded Lusitania was but the transfer  of the spirit that outraged and  desolated Belgium from the land,  to the sea. The intent was  equally ruthless, but the setting  was more spectacular. All these  evil deeds were done by the soldiers and sailors of a nation that  boasts of its own 'culture' and  has much to say about ?  'barbarism', done not In, tc  fians that follow armir-  done under orders sent <>Ut  or inspired'by lu-;i<lqtiarter  0  The only excuse the Gcr^  give for the destruction ������ ^H  Lusitania is: "We said ues-.  and we did."    Hut that \  settle the matter. r&  ���������/"������&  41  ������K  ~m  Oven is a wonderful baker.  That's because  the heat flues completely encircle it  A.-  i%8  1^  satisfies   the   most  exacting  cook on every point. Let thefe  McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.  "MADE IN CANADA."  Sold By AH General Merchants.  J*ii  ���������J  m  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.:  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGKK HKKVK'i  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  1  S. S.      Chelohsin" Leaves   Vancouver  Thursday at  11  p. m.     (Victoria day prev  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 4 p. in.  S.S. "Coquitlam" and S.S. "Capilano"  from Vancouver every two weeks, carrying;  and Explosives.  every  ious.)  iiif  Ml  nB.*^0rnrat0fl of���������FruW'tH. Fares and other  llV S0,":' CAK,lA,'i' St., Vancouvkk ;  agent,  1003 Covrunmknt St., Victoria  informiiti".  or <:;ko. m.-i;kk'  IV  ;..u.  r  Z30E  Z20CZ  ^���������^jy^w*^**^''^  h* Mi'r44| ���������* -i ��������� -^fci" -* .W, ���������: ���������  U.**^ rday,May 29,  1915  BELLA   COOLA  COURIER  flow Germans Treat Prisoners.  Scot marching with other  ers of war through Lille,  ce, made signs to the crowd  -'S!?fySfc ne nad n0 ci������arette Papers.  ady sent her little boy to pur-  M^c^se some and gave them to the  oner.    A soldier of the escort  yOfpped the child, and when the  'limy renewed the attempt herself  %W received a stamp on her foot  ������>m the butt of his rifle.    An  glEman in the crowd protested,  a, taking the papers, "handed  sm  to  the   Highlander,   who  linked him..,The Boche did not  f . ������-^We to hinder him, but turned  fr '-^^ftthe prisoner and struck him.  \r ���������"ji^Stae Scot looked the brute straight  in the eye and deliberately spat  in his face, to the applause of  the bystanders.  REAL HEROES.  *^T������fe  or>-<"������ g*>^*������  K)DS '  The  Best Known and   Popular  Lubricant for  i Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or in cylinders  IMPERIAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  ������������������^  o-<^  d.  W  ' -in  '���������M������  *iZ  A few lines we specially  recommend  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  Griffeh & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  'Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  "���������St"-  B3*Kr  Hi'.  i  m  &4  ?M  -tit"'  Braids  Ceylon  - -TEA ;;;;.:  :\..;.,' '-PACKED      BY.'  WM. BRAID   ft CD.  :tea    importers .  .   VANCOUVER.    8: C;  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  Whenever a great sea tragedy  occurs the survivors always relate how bravely the captain and  deck officers acted as the ship  was sinking to her doom. But  it is seldom that anyone ever  sings .the praise of the men down  below, the engineers and stokers,  who, in remaining at their stations, are usually drowned like  rats in a trap. It is one of the  peculiar ironies of fate that the  navigator should be able to go to  his death in a spectacular manner, while the engineer meets  what appears to be an ignominious end.  When the list of survivors of  a sea catastrophe arrive  there  are very few names of the engineering staff mentioned.    The  engineer and his staff consider  it their  duty  to  remain   below  until there is no hope of saving  the ship, and they usually entertain this hope so long that there  is no possible chance for their  escape. ��������� In the three great disasters of the past four years the  engineers and stokers have stood  with their hands on the machinery  or   with   shovels   in   their  grasps, watching the water creep  up  around them, first to  their  ankles, then to their knees, then  to  their  waists,   then   to their  armpits.    At this juncture many  try to find their way to the deck,  but they are usually too late.  An explosion below, through the  action of the water on the boilers,   sometimes  snuffs  out   the  lives of many of the heroes who  work in the bowels of the ship.  They are down  below and they  cannot even catch a glimpse of  the doings above.  A German at Wieman was sentenced to three days imprisonment for giving a cigarette to a  French prisoner. It is a wonder  they did .not crucify him for so  far forgetting his nationality.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  COAL MINING lilGHTS of the Dominion, in  *���������* Manitoba, Saskatchewan und Albehta,  the Y ukon TEititiToity, the North-west Terrj-  tokies and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for a term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Agent or Sub-Ai?ent  of the district in which-the risrhta applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or letral subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $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 Ajront 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 forthe working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  Eur 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. I!.- Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30690.  .BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K'. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., H.C.1..3.. B.A.S.C, B.C.L.S.,  ASS. M. CAN. SOC. CE.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B. C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel. Bella Coola, B.C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  P. O. Box 886. Telephone 232.  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 ���������>��������� NATION  BUS"MEETS ALL~8QATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR.  ABBOTT AND WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  SI.OO TO  S2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  HOE  %m  SO  Jim  - $k4  I- u ���������������������������SB!  mvi  ttl  fWi  T  >M  o:  J. W. Peck & Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best English   and American   Hats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  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.  Hon  BABY CHICKS, DUCKLINGS & HATCH-  ings eKPrs: poultry and fruits form paying:  combination. Strawberry plants. 100. 70 cents;  1.000. $5.00: Currants. 10 cents: Gooseberries, 15  cents: Raspberries. 5 cents: Rhubarb, 10 cents.  Fruit Trees. Perennial Flowers. Roses, Dahlies.  I'ansies. etc. Carriage prepaid. Catalogue free.  f Chas. Provan, Langley Fort, near Vancouver.  HThat house jvont  === need Painting  Again for another  five years.  Because it's just been repainted with  Bapco Pure Paint  the purest, most permanent  and economical paint on the  market.  To be obtained  at all  General Stores.  HOME DYEING  Is CLEAN, and  as  SIMPLE  as  "A.n.c."  Mistakes are  Impossible,  if you use  Tin- CiKinml.-.-.l "ONK DVK fnr ALL KINDS of  Goods."    THY IT. unil provrit (or yourself !  Sonil (nr I>.���������<��������� Color Canl, Story Booklet, unci Booklet giving ifsttlt* of Dyt-inu u.'it other color*.  Tin- JoliiiMMi-Kicliurdioii Co.. Llmiti'tl,   ��������� Montreal  Bills  have no terror  for the  man who can not get credit.  TheMason&RischPi  mno  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to stale with authority:  I  "NO  FINER   PIANO MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  ^]T  Let us attend  your Victor Record  jJ   mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.       Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  rzzu  ������  \A/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \X/HAT person so independent?  \/L7rIAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of   the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are independent;  they are strangers to -hard times.  ���������"THE REASONS  for this  enviable  condi-  ���������*���������   tion of  affairs   are   obvious  to   anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  The land is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. The climate is mild and enjoyable; long warm summers with sufficient  rainfall and mild winters make for excellent crops.  Large and small fruits, garden and field  crops are grown to the best advantage.  This fact was established at the Prince  Rupert exhibition last year when farm produce from Bella Coola Valley carried away  over twenty first prizes.  OELLA COOLA and the surrounding  *~^ country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  ] ezd ,rm czd  K    M  '| HI  Highland Liquor Co. J  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous ^   *  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  J El  Satisfying in its  (1 o I i c i o u s        j  nigra ncc.  i  Conies in pound and !  half-pound lead  packets.  40c - 50c - 60c  Per Pound.  ea! Patronize Home Industry  and Bay RAMS AYS'  Biscuits, Candy, Macaroni  New Orleans Molasses  Manilla Drips  Imperial Maple Syrup  Ramsay Bros. & Co. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B. C.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Year $1-00  Six Months   0.75  Thuee Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  Onk Year  $1.50  Uniteh Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $1.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. O   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed  t   n f   i mm  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Salurii  Mr. Pattullo's Defense  Against Misrepresentation.  ONE DOLLAR  The .Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coasT: between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of six hundred miles  fi  . It will be to your interest to keep well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  THE "COURIER"  GIVES THEM.  ADVERTISERS-  Now is the time to keep  your name before, the  public. No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to; let slip the opportunity ; of increased  sales that public advertising brings.  DEAL ESTATE booms in the  cities have come and gone.  People are beginning to flock to  the country. ' The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities; for all. Did not  know, is no excuse. Investors  should keep posted on develop-  .ments by reading the "Courier."  ob Printing  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  DUILD UP YOUR HOME  TOWN. 'Do not talk���������support home industries ��������� talk is  cheap. The best way to show  that you are in earnest is to  practise it.  Support the,'"Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  Editor,  Bella Coola Courier.  Sir,���������I notice from an issue of  your paper that Mr. William  Manson has been telling the  people of the Bella Coola Valley  that I am opposed to the Liberal  platform favoring "public ownership of public utilities," and that  he cited as a proof, that I was  opposed to the city of Prince  Rupert carrying out; its own  hydro-electric project.  All the water powers adjacent  to the city of Prince Rupert, with  the exception of Wark Channel,  were given away by the Government   to   private ' corporations.  Even    Woodworth   Lake,   the  source of our present water supply and our present power supply,  had to be purchased from a former president of the Conservative Association  in  Vancouver.  This- deal cost the city $15,000,  and was carried through at the  time that Mr. Manson was mayor.  A company known as the Prince  Rupert Hydro-Electric Company,  owns all the other valuable water  powers adjacent to the city., In  view of this fact, and to the fact  that the Woodworth Lake power  is so small a water .power, I considered it advisable during the  time that I was mayor, to submit  to the people two propositions.  One was, to carry on their own  project, and-the .other, to enter  into a bargain with the Hy.dro-  Electric Company.   This bargain  gave   the   company   no   rights  whatever in the city.   The city  was to take power at the gates of  the city.    At the end of the term  of   the   agreement,  there was  nothing whatever that the city  would have to pay the company.  I recommended, that an agreement be entered into with the  company, for several reasons:  1. The city would be saved an  investment on a temporary  power.  2. The cost to the consumer  from the company, would  not be more than, if as  much, as taking power  from the city.  3. It would be the means of  having large outside interests endeavoring to secure  industries to come to  Prince Rupert.  There were several other  minor reasons, which need not  here be recited.  I did not try to foist anything  on the city. I simply put up.to  the, city two propositions,  and  asked the electors to render a  decision.  But what, pray, has been the  attitude of our friend Mr. Man-  son? I was one of the delegation from the city of-Prince  Rupert who fought before the  executive council in Victoria for  the cancellation of,. the water  powers acquired by the Hydro-  Electric Company. We urged'  that the .Government which gave  away these rights, should buy  them back, and we went so far  as to say that if the Government  did not buy them back, the city  would do so, if the Government  would so authorize; the city to  pay to the company just what  they were out of pocket.  During the interview Sir Richard was questioning a representative of the company along lines  designed to make it appear that |  the Prime Minister considered' to  be "wildcats". The Government was alsoiin the position of  having done everything it could  to obtain the very highest prices  from real estate in Prince Rupert,  yet the water powers adjacent  to the city, were called '"wildcats". Doesn't it look like getting money under false pretences?  We find further, that as late  as this year,: a prior right to  water on Wark Channel has been  given to a company, over the  rights of the city of Prince Rupert. It seems unthinkable that  such a thing could occur at this  time, but Mn Manson lets the  Government ''put over" anything they like regarding this  north country;,and still supports  them. -  Let me say, Mr. Editor, that I  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respectfully requested.  ��������� T. D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding.  ouner  The ���������  $1 a Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  HTHE two principal reasons  why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc., are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the only  brands produced in  B. C under ^government inspecttdif?^r.;  Ask for "SHATVmOtl^  he, Sir Richard, was very much  in favor of the city's case. He  did pull the wool over our friend  Mr. Manson, because Mr. Man-  son interjected as a conclusion  to be deduced from Sir Richard's  remarks "That makes the matter very simple, all that it is necessary to do is to buy the company  out." - .     'r  Thereupon Sir Richard turned  upon Mr. Manson in disgust and  replied "Do you think this Government is going to buy out all  the wildcats in British Columbia.'''  Manson was squelched in the  most scornful manner, and has  remained squelched ever since,  while the Government which  Manson supports is in the position  of having by act of the Legislature, enabled a- company to exploit certain water rights, which  stand solidly upon the plank of  the Liberal Platform regarding  the ownership by the public of  public utilities. But Mr. Manson'  supports the Government that  gives away the rights which  renders public ownership possible.  Since I was last in the Bella  Coola Valley, I have covered a  great deal of the balance of the  district. All over the district I  have found universal distrust of  the Government. No attempt is  made at argument by my opponents, but the moment I leave the  district, henchmen of the Government circulate misrepresentations regarding myself personally. However, this is to be  expected of-a Government as  unscrupulous as that now in office.  Faithfully yours,  T. D. PATTULLO.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  >)  Ogil vie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 181)5.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  G en e r a B Merc h a n d i s e  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP, HEATING AND COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������    ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospectors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to'their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the moft suitable articles are kept at prices that .  invite competition.  ���������t^-cvi^i .v.;  Burns:  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  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