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 |1 a- ' t Use your fran-  IPCtOrS' ��������� chiseintelligent-  FtrlWI 0* ly.    Put an end  Q&Boss Rule/'   Now is your chance!  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.  e  & 3���������NO. 30  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, MCAY 8,  1915.  $1.00 a Y  ear  |r    J*  s  Illy to Go to  ar Certain  e, May 7.��������� Austria rejects  s terms.    The government  laken over all telephones,  effoans are leaving the city,  "stria suspends rail service  ^ I^ESoS^rniit military trains to con-  rCSf^SQ&artillery and ammunition to  h -������ssbs������&.a----     Declaration of war is  iterate Fighting  on Eastern Front  Mammoth Liner With 1953 Souls on  Board Torpedoed Off Coast  of Ireland  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  jjeitrograd,   May   6. ��������� Official  fnunication.     An  enemys  sfer and other small hostile  liips were sighted off Libau  $.    In the region of Rosseny  itfho Prince) we are success-  lad vancing.    On the other  ts as far as Upper Vistula,  ^ofgnange..    In Galicia, fighting  ,-  ribeflleen Vistula and Carpathians  ,r'4isi|eveloping   with   unvarying  * V^K^PP1*' up ^res^ f������rces of great  ^jjallfrength supported by very nu  ferous  artillery.  The enemy  ^^^following his old tactics of attacking in en masse formation  is -suffering enormous losses.  SorrieVpf our units fell back to  the "second line of fortifications  Duririg  direc-  ecap-  <|dp?.rt of trenches on Mount  livka.    The following night  ounter-attacked   and   disced the enemy.    We captured  ^over 1200 prisoners includ-  30 officers.    In region Ange-  '������on upper Lomnitza, enemy  JMay 3 assumed the offensive  & somewhat extensive front,  movement was barred of re-  General Botha Successful  5^   ^(Sapetown,   May 7. ��������� General  ������ f?^������������������|h.a occupies important railway  London, May 7.��������� The Cunard  liner Lusitania, which sailed from  New York, May 1, was torpedoed  within ten miles off Old Head of  Kinsale, near Cork. She carried  1253 passengers and a crew of  700; it is believed that mostly all  on board were saved, as all the  life boats were overside before  the vessel sank. The Admiralty  despatched twenty vessels'from  Queenstown to aid in rescue  work. i  Before leaving New York advertisements appeared warning  passengers of danger trip. Forty  prominent Americans received  anonymous warnings. Lusitania  was flying the American flag for  the protection of American passengers when torpedoed.  junction  of Karibib and  other  lV*1#"    -  in   German   southwest  r^Mstations  "V^Airica.    He expects also to oc-  ^ffclipy Windhunt very soon.  Large  Jtguantities  of   rolling stock  in-  Xxcluding seven locomotives were  L    '^talcen at Karibib.    The town was  \^occupied after a forced march of  ���������i*35 miles over a waterless waste  guilder conditions of heat, thirst  ������aifd hunger,   which   called   for  ^greatest resolution and grit.  t i  German Submarine  Sinks Ten Trawlers  ,-   * London, May 6. ���������To the nine  ��������� 'trawlers,  the sinking of which  f; by a German submarine was re-  '. ported today, another victim was  " added   tonight.     A  Norwegian  *" . steamer landed this evening the  crew of the trawler Sceptere,  , torpedoed 40 miles off Peterhead.  This brings total number of vic-  * tims    of   German    underwater  boats since Sunday up to fifteen.  - Submarines seem to be making  determined   efforts   to   prevent  *  England from procuring fish in  the North Sea.  Ultimatum Sent to  China By Japan  London, May 6.���������A Tokio despatch says Japanese Government has sent an ultimatum to  China allowing the Chinese Government" "forty-eight' hours in  which to accede to Japan's demands.   Peking, May 7. ��������� China realizing position is hopeless is prepared to concede to Japan's de  mands.  German Losses Heavy  Paris, May 7.���������An official note  issued tonight says: "German  general staff persists in giving  out false detail concerning their  offensive engagement. During  the last 15 days enemy has suffered complete checks and severe  losses, during which time the  enemy attempted heavy offensive  movements which we speedily  broke down. The German losses  in the Woevre and Vosges districts have been more than 35,000  men. At no part have they  broken through our lines. They  have taken no important position  from us, but they have allowed  a dozen of their finest regiments  .to be decimated.  Fighting for Hill 60.  London, May G. Ollicial communication. The general situation remains unchanged. Fighting is in progress on Hill No. 60,  south-east of Ypres, on which  Germans attacked our foothold  this morning under cover of  poisonous gases which were excessively used and were favored  by weather conditions. A feeble  attack, also preceeded by an extensive use of poisonous gas,  was made east of Ypres and was  easily repulsed. Our artillery  inflicting severe losses on the  enemy. In neighborhood of  Givenchy, Germans exploded a  mine and again employed poisonous gases, four men o'niy were  poisoned, but otherwise the  enemys efforts in this direction  failed completely.  Having resumed her regular  run the S. S. Chelohsin arrived  at this port Sunday at 3 p. m.  She brought a large amount of  freight consigned to local merchants.  .  Among the outgoing passengers were Mr. T. G. Garrett, the  traveling salesman, Mr. E. R.  A. Russell of the Bank of B. N.  A.,- and Mr. G. H. Lindsell.  We regret to learn that one  of our settlers, Mr. A. F. Goth-  ard, who has been engaged at  Namu, has met with a somewhat  serious accident. He was at  work with others placing a shaft  in position overhead, and in holding it up in its proper place he  strained himself so much that  some rupture took, place above  the abdomen. He was sent to  the hospital at Bella Bella and  is in, a fair way to recovery.  A serious bush fire started near  paratory to putting in a crop.  We are glad to know that Mrs.  S. Le C. Grant of Aytoun Ranch,  after a severe illness is improving.  Mr. J. A. Pauline, the merchant of Bella Bella, on Tuesday  last brought on his launch as  passengers, Mr. R. O. Jenning3,  road-superintendent of the district, Mr. A. H. Tomlinson, provincial horticulturist, and Mr.  J. Fall, C. E.  An unusual impressive service  was held at, the Hagensborg  church last Sundny. It was the  occasion of the solemnization of  ceremony   of  Supt. Jennings comes here on  his regular round pf inspecting  work done and directing the operations to be started.  Mr. Tomlinson is looking after  the proper cultivation of the soil  and the raising of crops, in order  that the work of the farmer may  become more remunerative and  the soil more productive. Mr.  Tomlinson takes a keen interest  Mr. Frank Johnson is improving nicely and hopes soon to be  about with the aid of crutches.  The bruise received on the other  leg has really given him more | the confirmation  pain than the broken bone.  His neighbors both of Firvale  and The Crossing have given  very kindly assistance with his  seeding.  Mr. Graham's nursery has  wintered well and promises a  good growth for the summer.  Mr. Astleford has now one of  finest herds of cattle in the valley.  A Visit to the Fire-Fighters.  BY OUR SPECIAL FIRE CORRESPONDENT.  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is respectfully requested.  T. D. PATTULLO.  Liberal candidate for Prince Rupert Riding.  the Lower Bella Coola school-  house last Sunday morning. Our  forest guard Mr. J. H. Lunos,  came quickly on" the scene and  soon had about thirty men battling with the flames. The fire  started from a place adjoining  the schoolhouse.  A fire started by Mr. Olsen  for the purpose of clearing land  was supposed to be out on Saturday night, but it was found  that there had been some left  smoldering in a rotten log. A  strong easterly wind threw  sparks into the adjoining woods  and soon the fire was roaring  like thunder. By working hard  digging trenches, cutting brush  and falling trees the area of the  lire was circumscribed in the  course of about thirty hours, and  with the wind going down the  fire is now under control.  ;  Another bush fire above Noo-  satsum, on Orville Robinson's  land, started about the same  time. Under the supervision of  the fire guard it was soon subdued  Miss Pecknold, the popular  teacher of the Lower Bella Coola  School, is having her lot opposite  Mr. B. F. Jacobsen's residence  cleared, levelled and fenced pre-  in his work and as a result we  may look for improved methods  of farming in our community.  Mr. J. Fall, C. E., is sent here  by the government to examine  into the practicableness of a route  for a wagon road to the interior  by way of the "Stillwater" at  the head of Atnarko river.  Mr. Joseph Grummett, our former blacksmith, who recently  returned from Australia, New  Zealand and otherdistant places,  was on Sunday last stricken by  paralysis and is now at the hospital.  The hospital is having a large  galvanized water tank installed.  The work on the road has begun for the season. Road-foreman Mr. Howard Brown has a  gang of men at work near the  Lower Bella Coola schoolhouse.  Plowing along the side of the  road and filling in the center will  be the principal work of his gang.  The bridge across Snootchley  river, which has been undermined, will be repaired.  We are pleased to chronicle  that Mr. John H. Lunos has again  received the ' appointment of  forest guard for this district.  The Grand View Hotel opened  its doors yesterday for the accommodation of guests.  The fight had been raging for  two days and one night, when  your  correspondent arrived  on  the scene to note if the Government forces in action were doing  their duty and earning their salt.  It was evening,  the hush oi  the night should according to all  the rules of sentiment and poetry  now be stealing over the scenes,  and tranquility reign  supreme.  Especially should this have been  the case at Mr. Levelton's place,  where the firefighters had gathered for their evening meal after  an arduous fight in which they  had routed the enemy and onlj  the smoking ruins showed where  the invader had harried the land.  The first thing that roused the  attention   was  the  wild,   weird  notes of singing proceeding frorr  a dozen hoarse voices and coming  from the summer kitchen of Mr.  Levelton's.    Upon investigatior  it proved to be not some hilarious  ditty common to the camp, but  the song of a religious turn expressing a yearning to go home.  These men knew their work had  been done "and was a credit to  their industry; but the fire chiel  was absent conducting the fighting of a fire some miles farther  up the valley and these patriots  were now afraid they would have  to spend   another   day on   thc-  scene,   drawing   wages   at   the  rate of 50c per hour   or   less."  Those who were not engaged in  singing were   refreshing  tired  nature by partaking of a frugal  meal.    There were a dozen men  or so seated round an improvised  table in the open air and waited  upon   by   three   young   ladies.  Your   correspondent    expected  that finding these people so fortunately   situated,   they   would  find their lot happy, but no, they  were also longing for the flesh  pots of Egypt so to speak, presuming  that  Egypt  had   fresh  meat, the complaint being that  the canned   meat  furnished  by  the purveyor  to  His Majesty's  forces was found to be unduly  dark   complected,    sinister   in  appearance, and liable to cause  internal disturbances.     Happily  the  release  for  home was  not  long coming.    The chief arrived  soon  after  dark  and   the   firefighters  were  sent  home, only  two remaining for sentry duty.  Afterinspectingthe battlefield  and feeling assured that this was  a case where no just cause existed or could be found to criticise  the government, the correspondent sought Mr. Levelton's hospitality for the night. Nextmorn-  the report was sent to headquarters afoot, no trains running  and wires busy.  three of the young people of the  church. The very fine sunny  day had brought out a great  number of people. The service  began at the hour of 11 a. m. and  was conducted by the Rev. Mr.  Sageng. The young people confirmed were: Miss Synnove  Christensen; Peter Martin Fred-  iand and Frederick Albert Schul-  stad.  Mr. Hoage has made a nice addition to his clearing.  Mr. Marvin made a visit to the  townsite on business early this  week.  The almost tropical heat and  sunshine of the last week is  sweeping the snow off the  mountains, raising the rivers  and stimulating the growth of  vegetation. The farmers are  busy and rejoicing.  The secretary of the Farmers'  Institute Mr. Albert Hammer,  paid the town a visit during the  week.  [^adies of Bella Coola  cOalley are most cordially invited to inspect our stock of Ladies'  and Children's SUMMER HA TS.  Come and look them over and try  them on before deciding to buy elsewhere.  We also trim and furnish trimming  for hats at reasonable rales.  Mesdames Ifaland & Jacobsen  ������%Cilliners  A joint meeting of the 24th of  May committee and members of  the executive of the BellarCoola  Athletic Association was held in  the Mackenzie schoolhouse the  1st inst. The meeting, was presided over by Mr. W. H. Gibson,  and Mr. I. Fougner was secretary.  Applications for the privilege  of selling refreshments, etc.,  was granted to the W. C. T. U.,  Mr. A. C. Christensen, and Mr.  J. Hoage.  At the suggestion from the  Over-Seas Club, a cablegram to  be sent the King on the 24th was  decided upon.  The committee on sports presented a lengthy program for the  two days of celebration, and it  was given authority to make all  necessary arrangements.  As the chairman, Mr. Gibson,  will be prevented from taking  any further part in the work of  the committee by his trip to  Vancouver, Mr. Wm. Sutherland  was elected to take his place.  The committee decided that an  itemized account of all the receipts and expenditures be published in the Courier.  The committee will meet again  tonight.  (Ehttrrb Nutto  Sunday  School  Church Service  10:45 a.m.  -    2 p.m.  9  Ail  Are  Welcome.  Ret).   T. C.  Colwell. B. A..  Pastor BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Salurda  '<>������ $, %  The Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1  Year  $1.00  6 Months    0.75  3 Months :    0.50  United States  1  Year $1-50  United Kingdom  1  Year I... i ..,->.. .$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.   ���������   >���������  that cannot be done, then inform  the country that within & certain  number of months or week's there  will be no election. By doing  this the Government would show  a proper regard for the ^people  and we think the people would  appreciate it.    In times like the!earthly need of an election at  present, when the Empire is  passing through a fiery trial let  there be seriousness, dignity,  and due consideration for others  in all our actions, both public  and private.  For Advertising Rates,  Apply' at  .' Office.  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  The Editor reserves the right to.refuse' pubh-  catioaof any letter., All manuscript at writer's  risk.  No Election Necessary.  Mr. Barnard, M. R, for Vic-  Yancoaver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  ' jg>alu0-p0jmli fliiprwna rat Ipx."  SATURDAY, MAY 8, 1915.  The Election.  The subject of early elections,  both Provincial and Dominion,  has been a standing topic for  discussion now for quite awhile.  Those who are not of the inner  circle, just guess at the probable  time, while those who ought to  know decline to tell.  This playing fast and loose  ��������� with the people of a whole nation  in matters pf such importance is.  of a nature to receive the condemnation of all thinking men.  It shows a lack of dignity on the  part of the Government. It is  trifling- with the people, which  they as "a whole should resent as'  ..showing that our servants in the  government lack proper respect  for the rightful sovereigns of a  self-governing nation. - This  dangling of a probable early  election before the people smacks  too much of the character of  cheap politicians. It is not right  that the notice of an election  should be so short that there will  not be ample time to discuss the  issues before the people. A  campaign is a time of education  on-either national or provincial  issues, and should be so treated  and not as the case seems to be,  q battle between the "ins" and  "outs", a warfare in which almost any means arec legitimate  to use.  -   These "snap elections" look a  good deal as if the government,  is afraid to give the people ample  time, to   consider   the   issues.  Where the government is proud  of its record and have nothing  to hide a campaign of reasonable  length will only serve to strengthen it, in giving it an opportunity to refute charges and explain  its   objects.     It is  very  seldom an issue springs  up so  suddenly and must be acted upon  so quickly that the people  should not be allowed a sufficient  time for deliberation to enable  them to act with intelligence.  Neither is it right that men whom  the  people   nominate   as   their  representatives should be put to  needless.trouble, loss of time and  expense   by' preparing   for   an  election long before it is  due.  We would  say to  the Government, in times like these, when  rumors of different kinds as to  the time of the election are cur?  rent, put everything at rest by  issuing a notice ttiat at a certain  time election will be held, or if  toria, in defending the plan of  having a  Dominion  election at  this time,  eighteen months before the expiration of the term  of parliament, said the other day  that, "Insomuch as 'business as  usual' was the   slogan   of  the  British people  during the war,  there should be no interference  with the ordinary procedure in  respect to an election which in  normal times is held every four  years."  ��������� The Courier is utterly opposed  to an election being held at ..this  time. Mr. Barnard may try to  deceive himself and others' by  maintaining that "business is as  usual," but anyone not blinded  by partisanship and pride must  have observed, even if he has  not felt it, that-things are far  from being as usual. If there  ever was an unusal time in respect of nearly all human activities it is now. We see about us  high cost of living, scarcity of  employment and consequent destitution, stagnation in business  and over and above everything  t  else the great sacrifice of the  nation's noblest best and most  precious upon the battlefields of  the most fearful war in all .time;  and in the face of this, politicians have the hardihood and the  callousness to say that things  are as usual.  Instead of having an unnecessary election at this time let  the nation husband her resources  and concentrate the mind and all  her energies in ameliorating the  unusal conditions existing. At  this time there is no issue to be  decided by an'election, the terms  of parliamennt is far from expiring and therefore there is no  jects, with additional primers on  'geography, American history and  ' civics.   The arithmetic should be  confined  to the simplest examples   in   addition,   subtraction,  multiplication and division, deci-  mafs being made familiar almost  from  the start;   for the  well-  taught  child   will   learn   about  tenths and hundredths as quickly  as about tens and hundreds.   All  the child's reading, and all the  The Canadian Soldier.       teacher's oral instruction, should  Canada is not a military nation ue inustrated with concrete ex-  this time.   We have far weightier  matters to occupy out: attention.  in the same sense as the European powers.    Her soldiers do  riot receive the training of the  European' continental  countries  and it  would,   therefore,   seem  likely that our men now engaged  in  fighting the - battles of the  Empire and of civilization against  the finest armies of the world  would be found inferior to these.  But such is not the case.   These  men  of ours  who come  direct  from the offices, workshops and  farms, have proven themselves  actually superior to the veterans  of Germany. " In the great battle  of last week, the Canadians drove  far   superior   numbers   of   the  enemy before them.    Canada is  proud of her soldiers!  We regret the loss of so many  of these fine men on the field of  carnage, but we' are glad that  the sacrifice was made in the  cause of humanity, and of the  hastening'of the day when there  shall be only one army and one  navy maintained by all the  powers of the world for the  preservation of peace.  The Country School.  Prof. Chas. N. Eliot, one of  theforemost educators of America, believes in a change of the  system of education practised in  the rural-districts. In a letter  to The Banker-Farmer an American journal, he says:  "There is great-need for a  thorough reconstruction of the  program of the rural schools. The  instruction which they now provide in reading, writing' and  arithmetic should not be diminished in amount, but altered in  nature. The greater part of the  direct instruction should relate  to natural history, agriculture  and farm life; and the books  used for teaching reading and  spelling should be on these sub-  amples, and every child should  be trained to see, hear, and touch  accurately, and to remember  what it thus .learns by observation. An important part of the  school program should be devoted  to the training of the senses,  and to this kind, of training of  the memory. No matter what  system be employed in .teaching  reading, every child should learn  the alphabet by heart; and whenever a change is made in the  system of teaching the children  to write���������such changes have  been too frequent of late���������the  change should apply only to beginners, and not to the children  >vho have already practiced long  the rejected system. " In the last  two years of. the rural" school's  course, every child should learn  the elements of agriculture and  gardening, and should have a  garden plot to cultivate. Prizes  should be offered for the best  plots of vegetables, small fruits,  and flowers. Every boy should  be given practice in the use of  carpenter's tools; and every girl  should be taught to sew, cook,  and can fruits and vegetables.  Reading aloud and singing should  be a substantial part of every  rural school's program. The  practice in English composition  should mainly consist of writing  descriptions of what the child  itself sees, hears or touches.  CHICK DEVELOPER  SCRATCH EOQo  SOLD BY LEADING DEALERS  AND BY  ALBERTA  PACIFIC   GRAIN  COMPANY LTr>  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  "A. P. Standard"���������We stand back of every  mi  Presbyterian Minister Finds Fault.  At the conference of the Synod  of the Presbyterian church, held  in Vancouver recently, Rev. J.  S. Henderson of New Westminster, secretary of social service  and evangelism, declared that  politically the conditions in the  province were very serious. He  declared that there was a political machine in the province that  was-a menace to the state and  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE <DR Y GOODS  361 Water Street Vancouver, R, Q  , _._ _. ;    ___���������.., l.���������_���������. '  <J Qaull Brothers for over 60 years haoc successfully  maintained wholesale Warehouses throughout Canada  <J The Vancouver stock ^ the largest and best assorted  stock on lhe Coast, in some cases the best West ofToionto  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-to-Wear  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  House Furnishings  CAR PITS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  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    \H    B. C."  Prompt Attention Given Letter Orderi  m  son, said  in  a speech   at .' i  Hazelton: "I am not asking  one  for their vote .because  was a Liberal��������� th i*  that'not until that machine was  smashed would they have their  rights.        Economic   conditions  were not due so much to the war s was a Liberal��������� this is notaries,-.  but to  the frantic  methods of | test between Liberals andf.fi  financing the province in 1910-] servativ.es,    but    between  H-12. j people  and  the   autocrats ������  i have been running the prow  The Liberal candidate for\hejjnto bankruptcy as fast as tf  Omineca district, Alex. M. Man-!possibly could."  A decided economy in fuel consiimp!K>nii^g  effected by using nickelled steel in  oven. It attracts and holds iliej  heat far better than most oven;  materials. See the McClary dealer. :  "MADE IN CANADA."  Sold By All General Merchants.  UNION.STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT   AND PASSENGER SKKVK'l  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  D  ^1  S. S.      Chelohsin" Leaves   Vancouver   every  Thursday at 11  p.m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 4 p.m.  'S.S. "Coquitlam" and S.S. "Capilano"  from Vancouver every two weeks, carrying  and Explosives.  for ratoH of Freights, Fares and other informat.mii.  tlrcAD Okkick, Caukai.i. St., Vancouvku; or Cko. M'  agent,   1003* Govkknmknt St.,   Victokia.  II sun  ^iliiK'  ���������ply I"  ;|.;i;ei:.  IOE  m*  HOEZT���������  !.!;UV,^;;:i,';;\K������.-V^:.',u-'..; ^if, . 'Smrfatt, May 8,  1915  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  D.  wrm,  im\  fada's Great Battle  ft ��������� ���������     . ���������      ���������  .  reijsupreme effort made by  ians to break the lines  ^Allies failed by the hero-  the   Canadians.       The  MS" lost in the battle descri-  ?,Kr? ��������� ��������� ���������  >w has' been   partly refund the Germans are again  tensive.    '  psbeen Canada's battle arid  ;h it was not.won, yet the  Jerman attack has spent  ind French reinforcements  ken   a  goodly portion  |ost ground.    The villages  rser canal, which Germ  any still claims in her wireless  reports, have been recaptured,  and, best of all, the surprise  which the Germans hoped would  leave them an easy road to Dunkirk has failed, and the Allies'  steadied troops are now thinking  only of revenge for the bloodiest  battle in the war. Canadian estimates of the casualties vary  from eight to ten thousand, but  it must be remembered that hundreds of men/overcome by gases,  are still being rescued. On the  other hand, officers of the 13th  and 14th battalions, who were  on the extreme left of the lines,  M&  '<M>-0 ���������"><��������������������������� ���������">-<'!  DS  LA ft  "he  Best Known  and  Popular  Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or In cylinders  pPERiAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  ^IH  A feu) lines we specially  recommend  Duerrs���������  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  Griff en & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar���������  Canned and dried  fruits  ;% jgflLEESQN, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  hblesale Grocers  Va  ncouver,  B.C.  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  lie!  ���������en  ������   v  . 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  ?v- JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  * MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  Desserts of an endless variety can  be  prepared with  Nabob  Jelly  Powder  ���������it comes in twenty-  three pleasing  flavors.  Each packet makes  a full pint of jelly.  say that the advancing enemy  bayonetted scores of our unconscious men.  General Alderson and his staff  seemed to have performed superhuman feats. They rode along  the whole iine and not only cheered the companies but handled the  division so that there never was  any real chaos. There was not  a cog in the whole machine out  of place. The ammunition columns did heroic work, bringing  up ammunition through the  deadly gas and shells that were  bursting behind our trenches.  The artillery never fought so  well before, and theyhaye been  mentioned  in   special  messages  from headquarters several times.  One   wounded   artillery   officer  says that the guns had the exact  range of the first charge of the  Germans and   though   he could  not, at first, see the effect of the  fire, because of the yellow cloud  of gas which was drifting across  the front, in about half an hour  they   had   the   satisfaction   of  knowing that  every shell  was  finding densely, massed bodies of  the advancing enemy's infantry.  The main  attack   came early  Thursday afternoon, when huge  shells began   raining   into   our  trenches, and behind the yellow  cloud which, floated towards the  French position���������the Canadians  were at the point of the salient  ���������could be seen thousands of the  enemy's   infanty  advancing to  the attack.   Some of the leading  ranks   had   divers'   dresses   on  and spray apparatus   on   their  backs.    Others had nose protectors such as mine rescuers wear.  Our left line   advanced   and  caught many of   the  Germans  with an enfilading fire.     Then  General Alderson brought word  that the Moroccans and Senga-  lese had given way and we had  to fall back and join their line.  The movement under the direction of General Alderson   himself,    was    without   disorder,  though at one time a section of  the   Canadians    were    fighting  practically  back  to  back.   The  capture of the guns, which were  behind the French lines, is already  known ;   so   is  their  recapture.  w  'synopsis of coal mining  regulations  fOAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  y* Maniioha. Saskatchewan and Alhkkta.  the Yukon.Tkiusitohv, the NdnrH-WES'r'i'Kiiti:!-  TGKircs and in a portion of th������; 1'rovinck of  British (Joi.umuia, may be lea.sed for a. term of  twenty-one years at an annual rental ol $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.560 acres will be leaaed  to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made by the  applicant in person to the Atfent or Sub-Apent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or le^-al subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  'himself.  Koch application must be accompanied by a  fee of Sffl which will be refunded if the riKhta  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 A Rent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal minini? rights  are not being operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mininf? 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 $111.00 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. COKY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B. ��������� Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30690.  BUSINESS CARDS  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.K., U.C.L.S., B.A.S.C.. B.C.L.i!.,  A!?S. 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.  I\ O. Box 88G. Telephone232.  J. A. LeROY PhoneSey. 9387 ->��������� NATION  BUS  MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR. ABBOTT AND WATER  STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  Sl.OO TO S2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  i^m  1,11 ���������"  ���������     ���������������  O  f  norz  >  o  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 onNreceipt,  sending balance immediately after 8-ale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  HOE  HTHE two principal reasons  1   why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc., are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the only  brands produced in  B. C. under government inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  BACON  BURNSl  HAMS  LARD  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  DABY  CHICKS, DUCKLINGS  & HATCH-  " inns eges: poultry and fruits form paying:  combination. Strawberry plants. 1(X>, 70 cents;  1.IHK). $5.00: Currants. 10 cents: Gooseberries, 15  cents; Raspberries. 5 cents: Rhubarb. 10 cents.  Fruit Trees, PerenniaJ^Flowers. Roses, Dahlies,  Pansies. etc. Carriage prepaid. Catalogue free.  Chas. Provan. Lanclev Fort, near Vancouver.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  HO!  CLEAN, and  SIMPLE  as  "A.n.c."  Mistakes are  Impossible,  if you use  The Guaranteed "ONK DYIv for ALL KINDS of  (���������uotl.n."    THY IT. mill prow ll lor yoiit������i-!f !  Sfiul for Tree Color Card, Story Hook let. and Uook-  let Rlvini; results of Dyeing over other colors.  The Johnson-IlichurilsoN Co., Limited,   - Montreal  TheMason&RischPi  tano  of to-day will mak.e plain our  privilege to slate with authority:  lil'l!  "NO  EINER   PIANO  MADE!"    |  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS i!|iil  tf    Let us attend  your Victor Record   .  ^U��������� mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  $1  ������,  C~3  AX/HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \X7HAT person so independent?  \A7HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of  the necessaries  of life?  Bella Coola   farmers are  independent;  they are strangers to hard times.  HTHE REASONS for this enviable condi-  ��������������������������� tion of affairs are obvious to anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  The land is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. The climate is mild and enjoyable ; long warm summers with _suffieient  rainfall and mild winters make for excellent crons.  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.  ]  r D j  CZD  [  The sharp fellow and the fool's  money are soon connected.  (    H  ���������<>���������  uor  Co. s  St  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  Patronize Home Industry  and Buy 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.  One Year     $1-00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1.50  United Kinooom and the Continent.  Onk'Yeai: $1.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C. -  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. 0   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed  J BELLA COOLA  COURIER  Salurdt  ZL^ b, i9|^  0  HOE  D  a  With the Canadians on  Salisbury Plain.  D  ���������  ONE DOLLAR  *   FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coasl between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of six hundred miles.  // will he to your interest to keeP WeH /77~  formed 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 manufacture  er 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  knowf is no excuse. Investors  should keep posted on developments by reading the "Courier."  You are judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  By E. EDS ALL of London, England.  (CONTINUED.)  One or two tent mates are squatting about on their- waterproof  mats, and friendships are at once  struck up which it will be your  fault if you lose. .  "We had a dandy trip across.  Thirty transports in three lines,  ten abreast. We had to come at  the pace of the slowest, which  was 8 knots. . My ! what a welcome they gave us at Plymouth."  "But it was nothing to wh'at  you would have got if it had been  known when you were actually  due, "I said.  ' 'Well, Lguess it did our hearts  good to get the real English welcome we' did.' We got a bit restless when they kept us two days  on the liners at Plymouth with-  oufh letting us ashore.'    But we  got off at last, and we marched  up  through  the town  and  entrained straight for the Plain.  Say, did ye  hear'that  we had  nine spif:s on board?"  "No."  "Yes. They, enlisted in Canada. But it was real cute how  they detected them. The last  night me were in the Valcartier  camp, an order was sent round  that at such a time the last official post would go out. So we'  all wrote our good-byes before  embarking. After the letters  were collected, they were opened  and nine fishy ones were found.  Particulars were cabled to Scotland Yard, and the men, were  handed over^t Plymouth. One  of them was shot for having been  found in the hold with nitroglycerine in his possession."  So the talk goes on.' "Incidentally you "learn, that one of them  had served in the South African  war, and also he is married.  "Hard work leaving the wife,  wasn't it?"  ' 'I should say so. But I've got  a dandy little wife. A regular  soldier's wife. She sent me off  on- this, expedition. When the  war broke out she said to me,  'You must go. You've had experience in South Africa, and  one man with experience is worth  six untrained men.' So she just  hustled me off, and I joined the  regiment two" days after the  declaration of war. By the way,  do you happen to have a newspaper." *  '' Yes," and I handed out a few.  While my newly found friends  were lost in the reading of the  papers, I got lost in a i-everie,  wondering   what   part   of   the  German fighting machine would  withstand the shock it would receive when it was set upon by  these sons of the prairies over  there on the Continent.    From  that I somehow got on to ruminating over   the   Zabern   affair,  with all the mechanical respect  and   subservience   obtained   by  the haughty demeanor of a Prussian officer and the wave of a  Prussian  sword.     Empires are  built in that way, I thought���������  Treitschke,  Bernhardi,   Clause-  witz,   notwithstanding.      The  "Deutschland uber alles" theory  will never be realized by force.  It is not a matter of mere flesh  and  blood.    It is altogether a  question of spirit, and until the  spirit concedes it, it can never be  accomplished.  The freedom and  kultur of Kaiserism .stands in  strong antithesis to the freedom  and culture as embodied in one  of these Canadian men'.-   Nothing on this earth will ever blend  the two, they are eternally antagonistic.    Tha.roots of the one  lie in autocracy and mechanical  obedience; the other in democracy and willing allegiance.    What  else  but such an opposition of  forces would  bring these .men  from distant parts to take their  part in the titantic struggle.  What was that! A gun report?  The forms and outlines of the  tent and its inmates take, shape  again ��������� they had temporarily  melted away into mist. No, not  a gun, only the blast of a motor  horn. There it is again. Surely  it must be my driver warning me  fhat it is time to return to Salis-  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  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 tc  practise it.  Support the "Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  DISTBICT   OF   COAST���������BANOE   m.  TaKe Notice that Oliver T. Kellog,  of Bella Coola, B. C. occupation farmer,  intends to apply for permission to lease  the following described land: ^  Commencing at a post planted at the  north-east corner on the south side of  Noeek River, opposite Lot 6, thence  west 40 chains, following south shore  of Noeek River, thence south 60 chains  more or less, adjoining Tallio Indian  Reserve, thence east 40 chains, on north  boundary Indian Reserve, thence north  60 chains to point of commencement,  containing 240 acres, more or less.  OLIVER T. KELLOG.  Date, February IS. 1915.  March 6���������May  bury.  Dissipated senses find their,  way back to their accustomed  places, and I am conscious again.  I draw out my pocket-book, and  ask the favor of each of the company writing their names therein. With these little souvenirs,  I -shall follow the ��������� subsequent  history of the Canadian contingent with more than ordinary interest. '  "Goodbye! Goodbye.! Good  luck to you all," I exclaim, as I  step over the guy ropes.  "If ever you come out to Canada, we'll give you a dandy time  if you'll come and see us."  Hands are gripped. Not another word is said. The machinery of the car rattles and strains  to be off. In a moment it darts  forward. As we,turn the corner  of the road I';stand up and look  back. A knot of half-a-dozen  men stand onvthe edge of the  road. As I wave my cap, six  arms go up into the air with an  answering wave. In another  moment they are lost to sight.  I face round in my seat towards Salisbury.. There is^ an  uncomfortable choking sensation  rising in my "throat, for my imagination gives me' a momentary vision of trenches, bursting  shells-rrl struggle with the rapidly rising emotion within me. It's  silly, perhaps, but I dare not recall that little knot of stalwarts.  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  From  The Courier  $1 ia Year  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  rtl) cost you more  = NOT to Paint  your house than  it will to paint it  Thirty or forty dollars spent  on painting your house may  save you $500 each year on'  it's selling price.  And if you do your painting with'r  Bapco Pure^Paint  you secure the maximum of  Paint Protection at MINI-.  MUM cost. Because BAPCO  PAINT covers 25 per-cent-  more surface than ordinary  paints���������and outlasts and  outwears    them    byu   years.  To be obtained  at all      ���������  General Stores.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  HUGHES BROS.  BIG    LIQUOR   STORE  Wines, Liqueurs and Cigars  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list with shipping instructions.  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C.  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN  1KB.  i   T"  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Merchandise  Pry Goods and Not it  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP, HEATING  AND  COOK STOVES j  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 Furnishin gs  to suit individual tastes     <S>    S  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.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stai  ains  >  , i  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds !  Patent Medicines of all description* j  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts,  kept on hand.    Prompt service [  j Best Goods- Lowest Prices-Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, BX  T."'^;;'vr~  ���������I  1  (  '.";."1h  :?,:*~\.:


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