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 |F YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCELLENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  .t  ^5P5rr. ,���������j uLj_.crxiii^.aiixrixaxrixrnrxr   "'���������       jjpillllllli.il  WEATHER   REPORT  Compiled  by  Mr.  C.  H. Urseth, of the  Hagensborg Observatory.  Temperature for the month of September, maximum,  59,   minimum, 45.  Rainfall for same period, 8.11.  VOL. 2-NO. 5  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18,  1913.  $1.00 a Year  'possibly Rich Gold  Fields Close Home  Returning Prospectors Report Favorably on Skowquiltz River Strike -  Several local prospectors have  returned from the new gold strike  I on the Skowquiltz River, a tributary of Deane Channel, one and  all being enthusiastic regarding  the prospects of there being in  the near future   a   prosperous  mining camp in that vicinity.  The first news of gold on the  Skowquiltz River was brought  to Bella Coola by the Brothers  Hendricks, who are old time prospectors and hunters on this Northern coast.  The rich dirt which they  brought with them and the description of the lay of the land,  soon attracted the attention of  other local prospectors, with the  result that a large party was  soon off to the scene of the find,  equipped with all implements to  make a preliminary prospect of  the country.  According to accounts received  the scene of the discovery lies at  a  |thehead of the Skowquiltz River | on  hami  0f $3,102.85.    Out  of  |some twenty miles   from  tide-; this  there  were   expenses  due  "water.   The old river bed at this j amounting to $3,098.51). leavim  point is very wide and there is;a ncl l>������lanw of S6-1.2G  a great expanse of gold-bearing  gravel besides extensive benches  which in all probability will prove  rich.  Will Be Developed in the  Spring  Twenty-three claims have al-  Land Slide Wrecks  Wagon Road  Upper Valley Cut Off From Supplies'  Atnarko, Oct. 15. A,serious;  land slide has oceurn d a short i  distance above th*- Gibson ranch,  some thirty-five miles up thk  valley, conipk-tely <l<-t:i<.l!yhiinr a'  portion of the wagon road.  The Upper Valley is practical-'  ly cut off from supplies as the-  road is now impassable for wag- I  ons and even dangerous fori  pack-horses.  The road at this point has for |  some time threatened to cave in, j  and in spite of temporary pre-1  cautions taken this summer, the!  recent wet weather has caused  the ground to break away with  the above mentioned serious results.  rospectors at Work on Sibolla Creek  \   Too Late in Season for Thorough Prospecting  Probably First Discovered Thirty-Five Years Ago  Recent reports from the Sibolla Creek gold strike add nothing  to the g.-nera! information already made public regarding the richness of the gold Held, and until the party of prospectors, who are  al pr.-sent engaged in sinking a shaft on claim number eight, below Discovery, strike bedrock, and incidently pay-dirt, the situa-  alion will remain unchanged.  Rush Expected Next Spring���������Good Route From Bella Coola  With the opening of spring next year, there is certain to be a  rush into the district, thorough prospecting will be undertaken,  and there is little doubt that the true extent and wealth of the  district will be fairly determined before the close of the season.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  The steamer. Camosun arrived  at this port on Sunday last at  9:3 a.m. bringing the following  passengers : Mr. and Mrs. Langill, Messrs E. Wheeler, W. McNair, A. Munn, customs inspector, B. Clunes, Buran and Envig.  Mr. and Mrs. Langill have gone  to their ranch near Hagensborg.  Special constable Wheeler has  The Lysdahl Sewing Circle held  their annual Auction Sale last  Monday afternoon at the Lower  Bella Coola School.  Mr. P. Lauritson as auctioneer,  had ample opportunity of exercising his well-known persuasive  power over the numerous buyers  assembled, and that his efforts  met with the success they deserved was amply demonstrated in  returned  from  taking a china- the fact that the proceeds of the  man to New Westminster where  he will spend six months in jail  for having sold liquor to an In-  Preparations will be made at Bella Coola for the complete out-jdian at the Bella Coola cannery.  i fitting of parties bound for the diggings, as it is certain that the|    Mi.   McNair returns after ^  advantages of this route will be apparent to many of those whoj extended business trip to Van.  desire to take in complete outfits with the least hardship to them-i  1 s couver.  selves or their horses. 1  Among   outgoing  passengers  sale amounted to $144.  Agricultural Society  Elects the Officials  Probably Lost Mine Re-Discovered  were Constable Broughton and  It is probable that the recent  discovery of gold on Sibolla creek  is after all but another case of a  ! lost mine being  refound  after  Prince Rupert. Oct. 11.    Ata'^vi''g been completely forgot-  recent general  meeting of thek<m.  Northern British Columbia Agricultural and Industrial Association. The secretary reported  that there was a balance shown  collect.  A. J. Prudhomme was elected  vice-president. For treasurer  there were nominated J. Lome  McLaren, A. Clapperton. G. R.  Naden, A. 11. Allison, L. Crip-  pen, Harry Birch, and J. C. Bra-  ready been staked, but there still'dy: Messrs Allison. Crippen and  Brady withdrew.    On ballot Mr.  About thirty-five years ago a  lone prospector, a Frenchman,  who had spent  a   considerable  time in the Tahtsa Lake country,; later a second party was despat-  paid a visit to bis home in Mon-khed with no better result, since  treal.    Having in his possession 1 which time up to the present the  considerable  gold  and  a rouglC; country has been very little prosit ! map of  the country, defining a'pected.  there was   of course   prizes' to ^pot where he asserted he had j    Whether or not it was on Si-  pav     There was about ������1,000 to. chained excellent prospects of j holla creek that this Frenchman  : rich placer gold, he naturally en-'; discovered his  gold, and if so,  land, a party was at once', equip- j witnesses in connection with the  ped and sent to locate the rich \,r. .. ,       ���������    ��������� ���������  ,, ,.,.  '     . ,       .,    .       ��������� , Kimsquit murder case, including  fields as described on the chart,  being backed, it is so stated, by  some wealthy people connected  with one of the leading Canadian  banks. This party was unsuccessful in its efforts to locate this  certain   creek,  and   some   time  Dr. Francis Cavanagh, expert  medical witness, and Mr. W. H.  Gibson, who will act as interpreter.  ..Other southbound passengers  were Messrs Hanson and White  who had been making an inspection of the new gold strike on  Deane Channel, J. Bain bridge,  W. Holland.  E. Gyllenspitz and R. A. Tee-  bay who have been engaged in  work on the Kimsquit trail, returned to town on Monday last.  Mr. Gyllenspitz states that the  trail from Alcatcho to Kimsquit  is now in gcod shape up to twenty-  five miles frcm the latter place.  During their work these gentlemen fell in with Mr. R. P. Bishop  and party, who have been engaged in running the 53rd parallel of latitude, and tying up all  adjacent lands.  Mr. Bishop is nearing the completion of his season's work and  expects to leave the ccuntiy by  way of Kimsnuit, which place he  proposes to reach by November  7th, when he will proceed south  by the steamer Venture.  Mr. D. W. Hoage, of The Crossing, spent last week in town,  being employed with his team in  hauling material for the lock-up  deavored to turn his knowledge; wnether the ground is as rich as  to advantage.    His storv seemed i, . .,       ...     . .     ,  u 'l,lwull<l:- ��������� i to warrant the enthusiasm raised  so authentic that, while he him-;. . . i at nresenr in course of con������h-ue  ,, ��������� ,    ,���������,   ��������� wM-w.c.nk in certain Montreal circles by theiat Pie^cnc,in com be oi coubuuc  selt was paid a considerable sum: J ,.  for his in formation, which money  reports and gold produced by this  afforded him a trip to his native; early pioneer, remains to be seen.  remains a large area of ground  that  should   provide   excellent  prospects for the many who are  expected to visit the place in the j Bullock-Webster.  spring.  Already American capitalists,  who have visited the place, have  secured all   the   land   on  tidewater at the river mouth, and  arrangements  are   being   made  for the building of a wharf and  general store, and the bringing  in of the most approved hydraulic appliances when serious work  will be commenced at once.  The proximity of the strike to  salt water, and the fact of it being so easily accessible should  commend it to those prospectors  who are willing to take the  chance and go see for themselves.  Several old Yukon minors are  amongst those already interested  and when these sourdoughs get  enthused there is generally some  very good reason.  ew Postal Rate in Force  London, Oct. 11. The bill introduced by Rt. Hon. Herbert  Samuel, postmaster - general,  some months ago facilitating the  circulation of Dominion newspapers in the United Kingdom, is  now operative.  Naden was elected. I  For secretary only one name J  was  put   forward, that  of   Mr. I  Conference on Naval  Deferxe  Scenes Laid For Vancouver  Lo n d o n, Oct. U. ��������� V a n c o u v e r  probably will be the scene of the  Imperial Defence Conference,  though not so soon as November.  It is quite a misapprehension to  suppose the suggestion I'm- the  Vancouver conference, made by  Premier Fisher of Australia in  January last, was opposed by tlu������  admiralty. What the admiralty  replied was that the notice was  too short. Since then the Australian ministry has charged,  but still desire to co-operate in  empire defence.  Old Cariboo Trail International Enquiry  to be Opened Anew  Into High Cost of Living  Mr. Hoage came to this valley  only about three years ago, and  at once realizing the natural advantages of the place, purchased  a fine ranch located some twenty-  four miles up the valley. A practical and successful farmer, Mr.  kheroft  Oct 11- Woodsmen !    Ottawa, Oct. 11.���������The Presi- Hoage immediately set about im-  ' *   '       '��������������������������������� 'the old C'li-ibooidentof the United States is en- proving his property, expending  will open anev.   the out cai 1000 _ S a considerable amount of money  4   ,u  niM.inrl  the mmor T illooet: deavonng  to  have   Canada  co-1,     . , , -    ,,   ,  trail around tm  uppti   unuuu. .- besides personal energy in that  Lake, and the pathway of the; operate with the American Gov-  gold seekers of the early sixties; emment in an inquiry into the  will be utilized by the fire protec-j high cost, of living,  tien service of the government.'; President Wilson has outlined  A crew of men have been sent to, a policy of investigation and is  eut out the brush, replace worn-; already taking active steps to  '.ridges and improve the \ carry it out immediately,  om the foot of the lake to | The Dominion Government,  wav  of the Pacific I during the last year, has given  .17  on i  Ira  the  rigbt-o  Croat Fastern Railnxu  direction, until today bis ranch  can be classed as one of the finest  in the whole district.  Mr. Hoage typifies that class  of American agriculturists who  have so greatly aided in the pros-  Mr. W. Marvin, of Atnarko,  visited town last week-end.  Mr. Marvin much regretted not  meeting Mr. Manson on the occasion of his recent visit to the  Valley, as he had something important to tell him regarding the  lack of a road in the Upper Valley.   Frank Burroughs pulled out for  the upper country on Wednesday  last with a bunch of horses which  he will take through to Alexis  Creek for the use of Mr. Robert  Lowe.   Gns Swanberg, Jack Jackson  and Jesse Hendricks, left for the  Sigutlat Lake country last week.  London, Oct. 11.  her war is  rapidly  wider significance.  George Young and Peter Marrin,  two of Bella Coola's most successful trappers, left on Monday for  perity of the" North West, and j their trapping  grounds  on the  who being quick to recognise any j Lower Salmon River,  advantages that a new country |  may afford have done much of! F. E. Bean, Charles and Jesse  | much thought to the high cost \ the pioneer work in Western Hendricks, and several other  'of living, and it is understood is! Canada.  local prospectors have returned  1 quite prepared to co-operate with |    p   .   r   "   '     ~       tP ,.tm \tVoni *J.e ffold ^'ike on Skow-  k       /' . j    P. J. Kenyon and Bert Rolston i quiltz River, a tributary of Deane  ; the United Slates m an ellort to;an.ivo(1 in lown on Momlay from ; (:hannoK       AU   secm   confident  the Irish Capital -ct:Ltaml  >"���������^dy  the primary's Kimsquit where they had been   lhal they have an excellent pros  * cause. prospecting for several weeks.    : p0ct which will prove immensely  rich on being developed  Mr.   Gyllenspitz   left   for  hit '  ranch on Wednesday last.  Strike Is Ruining  Harbor Work Costing  $30,000,000  Polar Bears to Draw His Sledges  St. Petersburg. Oct. 11. Writing to the Novoe Vreinya, M.  SiyedolV, leader of the Russian  northern polar expedition, says  that he is using bears instead of  dogs for transportation purposes.  Though bears require more breaking in, they are sometimes used  to draw sleighs in the Archangel  region.  Dunlin s la-  acquiring a  Peace negotiations having failed, each side  is drawing on its final resources.   Canadian harbors that will cos  Great   crowds  ly  of thinly-clad  hunger marked men ami women  are standing outside Liberty Hall  awaiting their doles of soup and  )ublin is being ruined.  Ottawa. October 11.    Wot k on  no less than ;j30,000.000 is now  lood  under way. The harbors being  improved are St. John, N. P.. ;  Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton,  Vancouver and Ottawa.  NOTICE OF BIRTHS.  On Monday, October 13. to Mr.  and Mrs. Miles Brewster of Hagensborg, a son.  C  On Tuesday, October 14. to Mr.  and Mrs. Albert Hammer, a son.  t  (ttliurrh Suitirr  Sunday School     -     2 : 30 p. m.  Church Service     -    7:30 p.m.  Sul.jt.H-t-   "Our Savior."  All Are Welcome.  Rev.  T. C. Coltvc!!, B. A..  Pastor  bay. <������$U ^-54> <3������_^ ~iXL> <-ML>-���������<���������������  IWM������IWMHI  to Advertise.   An ad. in the Courier never fails to bring results.  Give us a trial. Cn'noShe^Tc.) Let us publish your Land Notices. aacaaasHgiMisaSCT^iflgffli!^  E5E3  iU^.itfw";i^W^i������:.^Ji"^  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Saturday, Odoh  cr IB, |9|  Publishbd Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  lYear  *]**  6 Montha    ������ ^  3 Month.        0j0  United State*  ,  v>  $1.50  1  Year *  United Kingdom  1 Year *200  Subscriptions payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving their copy  regularly-please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  Bent in������as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,  Apply at  Office.  To Correspondents���������No letters will be published  in the Courier except over the writer's aismature.  The Editor reserves the right to refuse publication of any letter.    All.manuscript at writer's  -   risk.  Vancouver Office - - 317-323 Cambie St.  ���������&alufl popult supremo eat l������e.7  SATURDAY,  OCT. 18,  1913.  We desire to remind our readers  that the Courier having completed  its first year, the . subscriptions of  all our early subscribers are now  due for renewal.  The management wishes to thank  our numerous readers for their support during the past year and trusts  to a continuation of same in the  future.       _.   "'  The subscription, rate remains at $1  '   per year, payable stridtly in advance.  The Sin of Omission  It would appear from the editorial columns of the Victoria  Colonist, dealing.with Mr. Brewster's recent speech in Vancouver, that no fault could be found  in-anything that Mr. Brewster  said on that occasion.  At anyrate the only criticism  that the Colonist seems prepared  to offer ��������� and it was in duty  bound to criticise���������is in regard  to what Mr. Brewster might have  said, but didn't.  The omission that the Colonist  is so concerned about, is that the  Provincial Liberal leader failed  to dwell upon the great .prosperity that the province had enjoyed under the McBride administration, and neglected to make  it plain that everything that had  happened was entirely due to  that wise administration.  What of this boasted prosperity? True the population of our  cities has increased by leaps  and bounds, until a social condition has obtained which has  brought, for Vancouver particularly, a very unenviable reputation throughout the Dominion.  There has been considerable  railroad development; but at  what cost to the province?  Some roads and bridges have  been built; but again, at what  cost?  As regards the northern part  of the province, it is not unfair,  but only just, to say that practically the only development that  has occurred and is occurring is  due to the construction of the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the  credit for which we decline to  accord to the McBride administration.  We have always contended that  the only true basis of permanent  prosperity in this country, is the  agricultural industry.  The government has filled the  treasury by parting with our  agricultural lands in such a way  as to absolutely prohibit settlement; nor has it made any effort  to attract that very class of settlement so urgently needed. Rather  has it concerned itself;almost  solely with speculating in the  natural resources of the country;  until now we lintt public money  being spent to build roads and  bridges, the great effect of which  will be to further increase the  value of the lands held by speculators.  We do not think Mr. Brewster  omitted anything of much importance, except that it would  have been interesting���������from a  Liberal standpoint���������to have  heard him tell how the treasury  had been filled, and a few instances of how the money was being  spent to fool the people into supporting the most speculative,  autocratic and corrupt government in the history of Canada.  o     o     o     o     o  The Colonistremarks that there  are several things which Mr.  Brewster does not appear to have  grasped.  Talking about grasping; perhaps the Colonist will tell us who  grasped the$45,000 in connection  with the Songhees Reserve.  Some grasp that.  We are proud to know-that Mr.  Brewster is no grasper.  Owens, . Manson, McMullin,  Macfarlane and Company who  are running the jail business,  will not be able to furnish Bella  Coola with a lock-up on contract  time.  that we hesitated to reply until  we had somewhat recovered.  o     o     o     o     o  Listen, Mr. Road Boss. There  is not a mile of road in the valley  that would hold heavy traffic,  and the road for the most part  is the same as laid out, cleared  and used- by the settlers years  before you ever saw Bella Coola.  You have built no road because  not having the ability, you cannot. We believe your foremen  could but you would not let them.  o     o     o     o     o  Tell us, Mr. Road Boss. We  are informed that this year you  succeeded in building one and a  half miles of road in the Upper  Valley at a cost of $9,000.  o     o     o   ��������� o     o  Is this correct? We hear also  that you did some slashing of  right-of-way which is'not to be  used.   Is this so? ��������� ������  vince, that can only trend to the  lasting benefit of such districts  as were represented.  , o    o    o     o     o  ��������� Bella Coola's numerous successes at the above mentioned exhibition should do much towards  assisting the local farmers in obtaining wider markets and better  transport facilities.  o    o    o     o     o  The local fair held at Hagensborg was even a greater success  than usual, the various exhibits,  although smaller in quantity than  in previous years, being of an  excellent quality.  I  &"*  Interested  AND  High  Mr. Manson on the occasion of  his recent visit, to this place,  carefully refrained from explaining how the money intended for  roads and bridges was being  wasted by. an officious and incompetent road boss.  - He, as usual; talked larger and  even larger appropriations, and  so hoped to gull the settlers into  insensibility regarding the incessant extravagant and -reckless  expenditures.  Last Saturday, court was held  in the constable's office with seating accommodation for five.  Some witnesses and the general  public were permitted to lean  against the outside of the counter, packed into a space of about  8x5 feet. Good enough for Bella Coola.  We feel inclined to inform Mr.  Manson that the time for this  kind of thing is past and gone..  The Conservative party in Bella Coola is completely disrupted,  and all on account of JAr. Man-  son's toleration of the road boss.  The Courier does not consider,  however, that sufficient interest  is taken in these exhibitions.  The exceedingly small exhibit  sent to Prince Rupert, repre^-  senting as.it did the efforts of  only three or four men, was in  nowise creditable to the valley as  a whole, and although the exhibit met with excellent success,  the credit is due entirely to those  three or four persons, and not,  as it should have been, to the  farmers as a body represented  in the Bella' Coola Farmers' Institute.  "������" . 'O     o      o     o  The Courier believes that, railroad or no railroad, the future  prosperity of Bella Coola depends  greatly upon our farmers, and  urges that:in future greater interest should be taken, and no  opportunity of "advertising the  advantages of the valley as an  agricultural and horticultural  district should again be lightly  passed over.  -GRAL)L*      We are the largegt  manufacturers 0f  *\ STERLING SILVER  f     WARE in Canada.  We carry all lines of quality Silver.  plate Tableware and Cutlery as  well as Leather Goods; Brass I  Goods and Rich Cut Glass.  Then write for our Illustrated Catalog  which will be sent free to your address  IF YOU HAVE TO BUY A  WEDDING PRESENT  CONSULT. OUR CATALOG  HENRY BIRKS & SONS, LTD  JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS  george E.TROREY        ~   Vancouver Rr  Managing Director VttlltUUVCI,   1_>. \^t  SALE  IH  bar, 1'  House  the Oi  son h  persoi  cludin  is not  Christ*  Datec  The Bank of British North America  SAVINGS DEPARTMENT  Accounts opened for amounts of $1 and upwards.    \'o notice  required for withdrawing.  DRAFTS   MONEY ORDERS, LETTERS OF CIU.DIT and  TRAVELLERS', CHEQUES issued, negotiable anywhere.  COLLECTIONS  made  at lowest rates.  Agents and Correspondents  " in every part of the world.  A;y (its for  DEN   NORSKE  CREDIT HANK  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  The new building when completed will not include a courtroom. But as the above mentioned large firm is composed of  a lot of small men, what better  can be expected.  J. W. Macfarlane, the-road  boss, stated recently in public  that he had built twenty-five  miles of road at the cost of two  thousand dollars per mile.  This .startling   announcement  so completely flabbergasted us,  If Mr. Manson wants Bella  Coola to be converted into a Liberal stronghold, all he has to do  is to let things go on as they are.  But this community must be prepared to suffer in the meantime.  o     o     o     o_    o  The farmers of the valley are  busily engaged getting in their  root crops, which from reports  received are generally of first-  class quality.  o     o     o     o     o  The recent Prince Rupert exhibition should give an impetus  to the agricultural industry in  this Northern part of the pro-  German Peril Dead  , Emergency Forgotten and Emergency  Fleet Scattered to Four Seas.  Germany has within the last  few weeks voluntarily changed  her tariff laws so as to admit  Great Britain and all her colonies  to trade with the Fatherland under the "most favored nation"  clause. Great Britain almost on  the same day disbanded a large  part of the enormous fleet she  has for several years kept cruising on the North Sea, almost  within gun shot of the German  fleet and coast .defences as a perpetual menace to the Kaiser.  The British admiralty has deci  ded to send 8 battleships, 3 bat-1  tie-cruisers, 8 armored cruisers J  and 8 light cruisers to the.Medi-;  terranean, infinitely the most  powerful armada that has ever  sailed the Mediterranean. At  the same time Great Britain is  sending a fleet of 4 first-class  armored vessels to Bermuda as  a West Atlantic fleet.  Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill has  evidently accelerated the demise  of Mr. Borden's famous emergency and has made it syncron-  ize with the handing out of the  commercial olive branch by the  j German government.  "Cordial thanks for kind con-j  gratulations. Heartily recipro-j  cate the brotherly spirit. Wej  are celebrating to-day the com-!  pletion of an Au>i ������-aiian unit^l  the   Empire's   pea? .������������������eom|*!i:ij  navy, gladly sharire- theobii;  lions for the defone,- k the wh<  of the King's domain.   In ti  spirit we   greet   <.;ir  ("ana<ia  brothers.     May  tin- cement  the Empire set even mnreSreij  lis our navies grow."    Freak  Cook to Premier Hon.:en.  How Australia likes tori it  in!   But her statesmen cacH*w  blamed.    Some of them are$  so diplomatic in oh,*,-waiingthei  contempt as  Pinker Cook is  shown  himself  t,>  he,    The;  charge that Canada has violate!  the agreement of 1:,(''J hy wia  she  bound  her^-lf   to adopt ip  policy similar to that <������ succs  fully  begun   by   their cuim^p  and that charge is true, thari  to Mr. Borden and his Natirat  ist allies.    Victoria Tmio.  li  WilliamBraid & Co. s  TEAS & COFFEES  TO BE MAD AT ALL GOOD GROCERS  VALID  emp-s  A SUPERIOR   MEDICATED  WINE  Unsurpassed as a  TONIC,  STIMULANT   AND   1NVICORATQK  I        A       T a 1   b   1      Wholesalc_Distrlbut52  j. A, jepoonen Ltd.^vANcou^^  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C. LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co^jj";  REGULAR  FREIGHT   AND PASSENGER ^;1:Nl( '  BETWEEN /crP  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S. S/VENTURE^ ^evcry tt'' **  -Leaves Vancouver every I nm ..n������ ��������� <"  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MOKNIN'  S.S. ���������"-'  (  "Caimlano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" al " ''���������ll  lasolinc and Explosives by special arran"''111'  For rates of Freij/ht.H,   Fares and oilier i 11 !*��������� ���������������"*:i':'".  had Okkick, (Iakrau, St.,   Vancouver; <"'  ���������|,lir'  ���������Oi (Iovkrnmknt St., Victoria.  1 with :S*to  ^ Odder M,   19!^  BELLA   COOLA  COURIER  J  n, rRnWN-GRANTED MINERAL CLAIM  FOR DELINQUENT TAXES  SALE OF uw. THE pR|NCE RUpERT ASSESSMENT DISTRICT.  i , r\vc Notice that, on Monday, thkkd day of Novem-  I Hereby- -^JV f n 0.dock in th(. fomioo,i, at the Court  * 19 Prince Rupert, B.C., I shall offer for sale at public au<-,,or,  ouse, ^'"-Vr'ted Mineral Claim hereinafter set out, ol the ���������,r-  leCrovyn-Utdnw. for delinquent taxes unpaid by lhes;ud  ber.  House, ^'>Vante(i Mineral Claim nereuiai u-r sei, mu, .��������������� ,.m- ,������������������.  the ^^'^'V^oid list set out, for delinquent taxes unpaid by lhe yu  s������n nl   Il,t'the 30th June, 1913, and; for costs and'expenses, n>-  ������������������ person on  u .      0f advertising said sale, if the total amount due  Snot soon^rjpai^^^ _    _.  ��������� ���������- ~~ Claim Lot No Tax      Costs       Tula)  0WnHfl������renB      "Sulphur"     Lot 179, TtanKe ?,     $i:<.<������>     **.<><.     Sir,.<K>  rkisle"3011'"  g    ;-" ' C.'W. HOMER, Assessor and Collector.  'nated at Prince Rupert, B. C, September 25th, 1913  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  p'-.M. M!M-,!i; KHai'lS uf lhe Dominion, ill  M<> ������������������i'M.lIA, SasKATCHKWAN Ulld Al.BUKTA,  Mi'- Vi l-.:i!i Ti:i'.IUTuRY. tile N'OKTH- WKS'l' T KKKI-  'I ������������������������14i...-. iu.ci in u |j(iil.i<j|i of llll; I'KOVINCK of  I'.kiii.h <:<ji.<;.-.ima. rnuy la; lfUDwl for a term of  ' .mi,I y i.in- yi'uis ut un annual rental of SI an  .���������ii"-.    Not inor<: Uiun 'l.:Jti ncrea will Iju leussed  III  Hill'   ll|l|i|il'l|||t.  A)i|ilirution for it I'-;ih<' must In; rnuili: by the  :   ii|i|ilii';int  in |n-)!-.'>ii  to tin- Aki-iiI or Hulj-AKent  of llu- ilintrii l in  v/lm-h  the rinlitH applied for  urv -.iiunw-ii.  In  mirvi-yi-il  t'-i rilory  the liirnl  must he de-  M'-I'ih'll hy ')!���������' IHn-irl, or ll-Klll suhii i viaioiia of aec-  j    turn.', itmi in iiimiii veyed  territory the tract up-  j   plied  for shall he staked out hy the applicant  !    hiiii/wii.  I.'larh application must he accompanied by a  ! fee of it, which will he refunded if the rit{htn  i applied for are not available, hut not otherwise.  A royalty shall b" paid on tlifi merchantableout-  I put ut the mine at the rate of live centH |ier ton.  i 'lhe person nporutiiiK the mine whall furnish  1 the Aurent with swum r.itiirna accounting fur the  \ full nuantit y of merchantable coal mined and pay  I the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  ! aie not beinK oiteraled, such returns should be  I fin-ninhwl at least once a year.  ��������� -n.    i  ...;n ;..,.i,���������i��������� u,<. i  Land   Seekers, Campers,  Prospectors,  etc.  WHY PAP.K YOUR OUTFITS FURTHEAIHjlM^Sg?  I   fin ni'iheil at least once a year.  j lhe lease will include the coal mining, ritfhta  ���������__      only, but  the leasee may  be permitted  lo pur-  !   I'liat-.e whatever available surface Hunts may be  ��������� i "/model id rnvessury for the working of the mine  ;   at llie late of JHhMt an acre.  ��������� l-'or  full  infiii-iiiation   application  should  be  !   made to lhe S.-cietary of the Department of the  Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  ol Dominion Lands.  w. w. eoity,  ileputy Minister of the Interior.  I . N li. linauth'/ri/'i-d publication of this ad-.  }    veitiM, m.-.iit will not be paid for.--3Mi!)0.  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.  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS  DRY   GOODS CAMPERS   SUPPLIES  HARDWARE PACKERS   REQUISITES  HAY AND   GRAIN  Coola Mercantile Co.  HAGENSBORG  ia ������n. *������ ���������.��������������� <=<">" ��������� ���������" D,rect B������ute 4������ " """���������  5   1  MO  BUSINESS CARDS  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  Agent for and Owner of  FARM, TMBER LANDS AND WATER POWER  IN BELLA COOLA AND VICINITY  TUe Z^ay h������ a niched steel o������J wh^b as -liy       i^?^  washed   and   kept   clean a* any   o*k j, ^>  OflFKKEV  K. UCRNETT     D. J. McGUGAN .  ���������;.E.. B.C.L.S.. B.A.S.C.. B.C.L.S..  ASS. M. CAN.SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  iS-irc.--.sfir:; to OeofTrey K. Burnett)  li.ate Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND  SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City aiUlres.-i   New Westminster, B.C.  17 O. !'.(>>: ������>!'.. Telephone 2%.  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. A11 information strictly guaranteed.  B. FIL1 .IP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  COR. ABBOTT  AND WATER  STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  SI  OO TO  S2.SO      STEAM  HEATED  If a man is always making new  friends it's a sign his old friends  are on to him.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST -RANGE III  Take Notice that Helen Frewen  Sheringham, of Chezacut, B.C., occu-  ��������� pation maried woman, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described lands:  | Commencing at a post planted twenty  ! chains west of the north-east corner of  Lot 524, G. 1, thence north twenty I  chains, thence west twenty chains,  i thence south twenty chains, thence east  | twenty chains to point of comrnence-  ! ment, containing 40 acres, more or less.  j     HELEN FREWEN SHERINGHAM.  j Date. September 3. 1913.  1   Dec. 13.    Erlwarrl D'Uurban Sherinsrham, Agent.  ROOMS WITH BATH  MRS. J. CLAYTON ^t  Dry Goods HU Boots and Shoes  Groceries and General Merchandise  Hardware HD Surveyors'," Loggers'  and Packtrain Supplies a Speciality  FURS Bought and Sold  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  ...  W^l-ipp^ First-class Watch Repairs  clone at reasonable prices.  All  work   guaranteed   and   postal  charges paid. AJJress all work lo  P. G. NOOT, 1353 Merritt Street  VICTORIA. B. C.  I '   ! VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  1 DISTRICT  OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take  Notice  that Percy Gadsden,  ���������    i     r> /-*   -././.nnatinn farmer.  Civility an Asset  Civility is one of the chief as-  j    Take  noth-.k  mat i ^^   .   j of Bella Coola, B.C., occupation farmer,  I intends to apply for permission to pur-  | chase the following described land:  j     Commencing at a post planted at the  | south-east corner of Lot 319, marked P.  ( Gs.   south-west  corner,   thence   north , r,v.v,- ,,,���������  l . ,     . , ...      , ,      ��������� llaltllian v uu....   forty chains, thence east lortv chains, *  thence south forty chains, thence west! man, such as good clothes, a pat-  :-.. ���������* commencement, 1 ent Smjie and a private car, but  sets of a business man. It is also one of the first signs of a  gentleman. A good business man j  must be a gentleman. One may j  have many qualities of the gentle-!  Is your Appetite good ^  Do you enjoy yourfood ���������  .-������*-  Mi  j thence south iortj t-ua.uo, *   i forty chains to point of commencement,  . i containing 160 acres, more or less.  PERCY GADSDEN.  Date, AuRUst22, 1913. Oct. U--Dec\ 6.  ,J  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT |  D1STRICX ��������� ~"~~ ^oa m  Land Notices  If not, try  DISTRICT    OT    COAST���������RANGE   in.  Take Notice that I, .loseph Tombolini  ' ' '    n  r      oeeunation  TAKE   NOTICE   that   I    Thomas   A-  'WHITE STAR'Pickles  ^-^_i^   ...^ iVUH *"������������������>���������                          l^enh Tombolini Uion veterinary surgeon, ii.^-- ��������� -���������.'-���������  '^^-:-l?&^^^-M Tilke Notu'e, l,hR 1 ' PC      occupation \ fOI permission to purchase the follow  ���������4^&^&k%-&gm of Western   Island.   B^C      ^.^ , gx Pescribed land:  ~k-                ���������-- M farmer, into d tc  app>  .K^ land:,    feommencing at a postp anted on   h.  . ti,w .. w "������y'^ZS"'S  your house m������iy sa\t j*-'1   ������  ^.pURlCais   a   wood-preserver.  and   helps   to   increase   tlicvAHico   >  property from year to y������>r-  Andifyoudoyourpiuntuig^ith  Bapco Pure Paint  vou seem,' the maximum of Wnt^  C rt MINIMUM ������-,-J^^Si  m^c^ ^i^-d outlasts  and outwears them by yeais.  7 Supplied  vnly   by  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Dealers in Oils and Varnishes  BELLA COOLA     -      -      Bn,Uh CI ������  inner, intend to; appiv .....   ,.;..... ; ing described lanu;  to purchase the followingdescribed land: j Commencing at a post planted on the  Commencing at a post planted about j n0Tth shore of jackson Passage, about  twenty chains distant and in a souther- j half a mile within the western entrance  ly direction trotii the north-east corner and on the cast side of a small stream  o( Lot 310, tlience south forty chains , thence North 10 chains, thence West 40  thence east twenty chains, thence north ., chains> thence South 10 chains more or  forty chains, thence west twenty chains i legs to the beach> thence following the  to point of commencement, containing , shore Une to point of commencement,  eighty aeres.^more or  less,     bormerly i containing 40 acres, more or less. ]  1 THOMAS A. THOMSON.  Dated. September 'Jl. 1913. Oct. 4-Nov. 20.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  riSTRICT   OF   COAST���������RANGE   III.  Take Notice that Lily Beatrice Grant  of Hella Coola, B. C., occupation spinster,  ; ii.tends to apply for permission to pur-  ; chase  the   following described land:  i     Commencing at a post planted at the  rth-east  corner  of   Lot  :-Ml,   thence  ,l ���������  "-i>������t   fortv  proomptio������:U)S2.EiiiiToMBOLlNL  ���������,,-... ,u,v1,'h,:, A- ��������� -  ivANCOUVKItLANH DISTRICT  |r)IsTKlCT OF  COAST   RANGE  III  I ki   .,-.,-!���������  ih-it   KoV   Mother,  ot  I     TAKl,  NtMicK th.t   I    > e!iuiMt  J lU.ILt Cola.  1...U.   k   |;im.ssi(m t)) pur.  fonunenemg   at   a   I   si nn th  fo ily   in .        chains  ^rXt^-V "���������,!-.������������������   tNrJ������ c^nf������rty   chains  to jyint   ut  ;!.;;=-,^neliL containing   40   acres.  the lack of civility marks him as  anything but a gentleman. The',  use of unparliamentary language  and a loud bravado voice on the  part of one in authority is a very Ml  poor example for the subordin-! _  ates. It may go with the roughnecks in the unsettled sections,  especially when the rough-necks  do not understand the talk, but  in civilized communities, where  ladies and gentlemen are travelling about continually, vulgarity  and discourtsey on the part of  those in high positions is very  distasteful and unbecoming. ���������  Omineca Herald.  They add a zest to the meal  and create a healthy appetite.  Made from Manitoba's choicest vegetables in great variety, Sweet and  Sour Mixed, Chow - Chow, White  Onions, Walnuts, India Relish,  Chutney and Horseradish.  Of all good Grocers and general stores  The'WhiteStar'Mfg.Co.  VANCOUVER, B.C. - WINNIPEG, Man.  {Steamship  Company, Limited  TheAllanLine!  ' more "  |);ilc.  Al'V'u:i  r less.  -S. I'.U'.I.  ROY  MOSHKR-  s.'i.i. r.t--Ni������v. s.  LILY  BKATRICE  C.RANT.  Dntfil. Septoinl'.M-J. I'.UH. Si-pt.U7-Nov.J2.  Taxidermist  Heads, Birds, Fish ami Rugs.  mounted,  first-class,  to order  at reasonable prices.  O. L. WINGEREI & CO.,  844 Seymour Street  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  VANCOUVER LAN D DISTRICT j "=  1   ������  DISTRICT OF  COAST    RANGE  II.  Takk Notick   that  I,   Horace Cook,  f Cri'Jv    ������iko,   Alberta,   occupation  of  l.ias..> a0���������lv for permission | n  fal-mer   in ed       J ��������� >de3 Lbfi(lhiml: , ^|  tonun-ha^ihct   no       k     ,anlu(1 about! ^  Commencin.ua    <M^ithL>rll  scVOn  nules d..t.    t   > ui(] ^^1  <li^,,,,!\   "   ���������';   La   south   from   the |  twoan.l illk111(,;tU^l). 7,n, l.honceeast  thence north SO chains.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  dist������ict or o.������-������������������ "'���������  iKn;.::-^ '��������� .-' ������* -'���������\:^^^~^;:r-  im"r,",UM?\MlN   SlTTUERl-ANP.     I Sent.uo-Nov.ii.  l'.KN.lAMlN   m N(iv L I L)uUi auoihl u. iJ".  ! lw, au.u,! v.: i.i,.  Watches and Clocks  Repaired  ALL WORK GUARANTEED  r  F  b  The  Norwegian  Centenary  T914  If you intend visiting the "old  land" for the Centenary  Celebrations  travel by  THE ALLAN LINE  (Royal Mail Steamers)  Rookings through direct  to all  parts by our  Local Agents  CHARLES TAYLOR  I'.ELLA  COOLA.   I'.. C. P   :  **> <-������<l> <jkl> <j>���������y- <j������.t> <-������*> <-������m  1  B.  BRYNILDSEN  & CO.  BELLA COOLA,  B. C.  ������  t...LA������ ���������,?Sffli������#i*Ai(in>:rtMw'������*������v*-tii  S^WSBSffJ^'TKBiiCl^ ���������"- ^-������-  BELLA   COOLA  COURIER  Ljuwm""'  '      "  ^ffl^^-^MMMrtt*^^  3asKsaa������saH������aa^^  Saturday,  Oclohcr 7,Q   /���������  -  -  ,     u' '9)3  m������������wCT������������BMnx'BTgjaen<nw������;>CT1rl������1a������,Yl|B. .a  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  ^  ga Bra  A  ^1  HOE  D   C  HOI  &  Men's, Ladies and  Children s Shoes  hoc  ���������j!  non  &  ������  ^  c:  hoe  )   c  non  en's Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  nor:  30L"  IP  Pack and Riding Saddles-  UbkWBAari  TENTS  - Camp, Heating and Cook Stoves  =1:  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY   AND   STAPLE   GROCERIES  AT  LOWEST   PRICES  ttlers. Prospectors and Campers  fypplies  B.  B  LLA GOOLA, b.c.  X-  Gold Seal Liquor Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C,  Are the leading Wine and Liquor dealers of the Pacific Coast  They Specialize  with  Quality and  'Price for  Family use.  Write for illustrated Catalogue of Wines, Liquors, Boers,  Ale and Stout.  uucrTirT "r' ���������* ���������"*������������������ ****���������      i*   ������������i I  Manufacturers of all  kinds o!c  Mr. Borden has cabled congratulations to Australia on the  occasion of the official reception  to the battleships Ausfralia and  Sydney. He assures the commonwealth that Canada "stands  shoulder to shoulder with Australia and other dominions in the  firm resolve to safeguard our  common heritage." In other  words, Mr. Borden congratulates  Australia on the successful progress of a policy he himself dis-  darded because in his opinion  Canada was incapable of carrying  it out. And he says he has not  even given consideration to a  permanent policy. What a humiliating figure he has made of  Canada in the eyes of the world!  THE       - manutaciurcri ui u������        ia  i ���������    i       ? %*&&  ������ ������ irv ���������*"* t& ���������? ������"* * t    ' v*. ���������*��������� /"J ���������*" jr; nrt kind 3 of R ^r  MOONEY BISCUIT kish-isabs Msemrs *  ,ti. mt ,, limm*T\>mm.t M*,t- t m   ���������.���������l,..*nM������3-������j        * - PJr,D     Kj*'aA*\fiV������0 ��������� ���������       '*#/*  Aw  ^  J5.J1  >  VA^CGUVE^, e  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  "THE" BEST -VET"   !  Made in British Columbia  TO MAKE IT EASIER.  Why are all the federal bye-  elections not fixed by Mr. Rogers  for the same date? Because Mr.  Rogers thinks he can better 'fix'  the' constituencies if he hasn't  too many on his hands at the same  time.���������London Advertiser.  WHAT WOULD THE  TORIES SAY?  Supposing Sir Wilfrid Laurier] ^  had formed an alliance with the j  Nationalists of Quebec, delaredj  that unless parliament gave three j  dreadnoughts "to the admiralty, j������*}  he would appeal to the country!^  ������8������������&9&$S$mQ^^^  \  \  HES BROS.  BIG  LIQUOR STORE}  Wines, Liquers and Cigars  mi  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  Send for free price list  with  shipping  instruction*  anvi then had gone quietly awayj^ 105���������Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C.  to the seashore  SupposingHon. W. S. Fielding,  minister of finance, had brought  down appropriations last session  aggregating $25,000,000, and had  practically doubled the expenditure in two years.    Supposing lie  had given a charter to La Banque  Internationale after a memorandum of the Treasury Board had  set forth reasons why a charter  should not be granted.    Supposing he had consented to a straight  gift   of  $15,000,000   to   Messrs]AL.     ***i  Mackenzie and Mann, had then j  gone off to enjoy himself for two'  months in  Europe, and had re-1  turned with Sir William Macken-i  zie  on  a Mackenzie and   Mann;  steamer, as did lion. VV. T. While. \  Supposing  M.on.  Win,  Patter-l&iji  son,   as   minister   of   custom:'., j g  "' *$  had sold his biscuit facforv Lo the I *���������*  '��������� \  government for murine work as|T^  did Hon. J. Ik Ueid in tin: cascj������*  of his starch fa-dory at IVescott. \^s&  }l  ADV^  IT'S   ALL   RIGHT"J\  IF YOU GET IT AT  P LI M LEY'S  TAKEADVAHTACEdF  THE OPEN COUNTRY  It's at your dcor  when you ride  i n������ indi  Anybody who has ever ridden a bicycle can ma.������������������'���������>"'���������' !'|('  "Indian" in live minutes. You need no rn.���������<���������k;'r:!<':  knowledge or skill. You need only to beeom<;_!���������"��������� i:'ii;i!.a!i  with the control devices, and in the "Indi.'m' '���������< ':��������� "'  very simple. A twist of the wrist applies ai"l :��������� ���������^'������������������>  Lhe power, and absolute control is assured al a  KS  !:!!!<>���������  'l'lii- lending fi.-alurc uf lhe liMo model is the hca  ( '   ;l   ���������_'"!'  (:r,iinc.     'I'Ihii: nil'scvcriil mmlrla r:i(i^iiiK ��������� '������ I > ������">������'*' l'":n $2  Jl  v  739 Yalcs Street  LVICTORIA, B.C.  JE3������  j      imrhMmtM* ��������� ���������iinitmuM ������!������������������������,������������������������������>���������������   rmwmmm.v.w.1  SUBSCRIPTON  RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER.  Subscription* Pnyablo  in  AJvnv.cn.  III  ii:  CANADA.  Onk Ykak   Six Months   TwtKrc Months:   .$1.00  . 0.7r.  .  U.V)  Onk Ykaii  UNi'FlOI) STATICS.  Unitkd Kincoom and tiii: ''ontinknt.  Onk Ykar. ,},;(���������,  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK  Bi:i..!..A COOI.A PUII1.ISMING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOI.A, 13. C.  Kudosed please find     ������������������' ''  for Bella (!o(/la Courier for   Name   r. o   I car oul ;u,f!  mail (oilav,  vvilli nmotint ������f ������>''"���������''' 'I'1"  *'������,������    UMMUn������  ..eff.Twvi.ni,,,,  MUTr-MUirMa-^Lw. m

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