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Array '������~.  LA COOLA OFFERS UNRI-  it LED    ATTRACTION     TO  fbRTSMEN  AND  TOURISTS  frntuillll J^i (^MUiuugYftiuaWUM i'iqiuuiiautib  ���������        I mi "���������  ���������      ��������� . ���������!���������  In.'       i-  REPORT  Urseth, of the  WEATHER  Compiled  by Mr. C. ,H  HagehsDorg Observatory:  Extremes of Temperature for the week  ending Nov. 16, maximum, 42; minimum, 31  Rainfall for same period 0.84.  NO. 12  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1912.  $1.00 a Year  ^ey Party ���������  ^*��������� Suspend Work  w.  ^Definitely Define District  Boundaries  ? #5  ;r';^Sf|f'P- Bishop, B. C. L.S., and  ���������^#ft|irtyj who left on, the last "Che-  iMmtely determining the bound-  >!jlohsin'' for the south, have been  ��������� ^^^Sed during the summer in  R^SmWof several districts, and also  *'J<#f^lM|?cploring and preparing maps  ' J^������3SflAarts of the interior country  fjerto practically unknown.  f party, starting from Vic-  More Money For  Roads Next Year  Hon. Thomas Taylor Says  Appropriations Will Be  Larger  -"5 fi-Sj!  \  ih  The Minister of Works, when  in   Vancouver   recently,   stated  that the increasing influx of settlers to British Columbia and the  development   in   progress   contiguous to lines of railway now  under construction would probably result in larger appropriations than ever next year for  roads,  trails and bridges.   Th:.  estimates for the current year  devoted $5,226,000 to those pur-,  poses, in addition to $3,000,000  for public buildings.    It was a  certainty, he said, that the figures  for roads and trails during the  coming  year   would   be   much  ^Ippkel Haney, B. C. L. S., pro- larger   than   ever   before   be-  Thousands Die  Daily From Cholera  Appalling Conditions oft  Turkish Camps  As  an indication of  how the  cholera is' raging in the Turkish  Whites Have Seen  Kermode's Bear  No Great Rarity Says  Vancouver's Mayor  .^MavQr^Pin.dlay. questions  the  truth of suggestions that Ursus  ���������?J8S���������Sn May, proceeded via Ash-  :;ij;f&w>1N������to Hanceville, which latter  was chosen as the supply  >mmencing at the intersec-  ttSffftomof 52nd parallel and 124th  JgK&JBaian, Mr. Bishop divided his  V^SaWf half of which in charge-of  ranks the following despatch from ��������� Kerinodei, the, British Columbia  the Daily Mirror's correspondent, I white bear, called after Curator  describing conditions at the Cat- j Kermode of the provincial rau-  alj a lines near Constantinople tells seum, has never been seen alive  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  an appalling story:  "The cholera horrors defy de-  by white men.  "I am quite interested in Mr.  scription.   Huge piles of unburied, Kermode's declaration that there  victims lie beside the road between Hademkeul and San Stef-  ano, where a great field has been  set apart for cholera patients.  "I have seen scores writhing  in agony near'nundreds who have  are but 25 skins of the British  Columbia white bear in existence," says mayor Findlay, ' 'because I have in my possession a  skin which I secured in 1S90. I  may ray that I believe Mr. Ker-  The owners of townsite property will be pleased to learn that  Mr. Jos. .Macfar.la.ne our local superintendent of roads, has expressed his intention of applying  to the government for an appropriation for the clearing and  grading of the various streets in  the town.  Mr. Macfarlane does not often  fail to get what he asks for, so  we can look forward, with every  confidence, to this work being  undertaken in the early spring.  Mr. Jas. Petrie, accompanied  by Mr. Pete Kenyon, left for the  interior on Wednesday.  Mr. Petrie is commissioned to  inspect several large areas of  land on behalf of some intending  settlers. They intend returning  to Vancouver by way of Ashcrof t  in about six weeks time.  Wzi*mJM������z&^'*ii3KJiXWJi������j1  COMING!  H^" /,5f|efd|d to run north on the 124th cause of the increased require-  jCl'V^^Sian,- continuing as far as \ merits in the northern portion of  died.    Forty-five trucks of chol- mode is in error, because I have  era victims, many of them dead,  seen in Bella Bella, in th1? store  reached   Constantinople  yester-'j of John Clayton, five ski,-.: at one!  day.    The Mcsque of St. Sophia' time; brought tr ere by the Bella i  A large consignment of fruit  trees which arrived on the last  boat, was the cause of many farmers visiting town this week.  The land, in Bella Coola valley has been proven to be preeminently adaptable for fruit  growing, and realizing this the  farmers are setting outscores of  new trees at every opportunity.  '{&?������<  *������. Bishop and his party after ;ture this past season for improved | the railings, begging them to fill Cunningham's store at Port Ess-: ^ on ^ con3truction of the, make  :^������&ning to Hanceville for fur-, transportation   facilites reached them, but the people are too terri-mgton, as well as one or two m jnew brfdge Qver ^ Bella Coola | thorough   examination   of   the  ,, 4>14 ������-%<*^   nil v\ ���������*** It  .^Spbs^ible during 'the' season  at ,^M������r-  Ba-  aUra  land:  .boot  t���������HJ  er drU ^^ of the 53rd parallel and 124th  by   Mr.  Mr. Ingvald Urseth of Hagens-  is crammed with patients, some'Bella Indians from Princess Royal borg, has been spending the week  of them feebly holding out water'I*lmd.    I bave at other times in town.  the province where the expend!-J bottles to passers-by from behind seen.skins of this bear in Robert]    Mr- Urseth,  who met with a  ! rather serious accident while em-  Dr.W. J. Quinlan, Dentist  OF PRINCE RUPERT  Will visit Bella Coola and Hagensborg for several weeks, arriving  about December 1st,  ��������� Mr. Mark Smaby, of the Ocean  Falls Co., with Mr. J. A. Burke  of Tacoma, have been here for  past week.  These gentlemen have been engaged in' making a close inspection of the Bella Coola river as  regards its suitability for lodging purposes. By engaging a canoe  in the upper reaches of the river,  and   proceeding   down   stream,  jther/ supplies, travelled north up  tfh'e Nasco river to the intersec-1  $500,000.  >n Kj-v, ���������  k-   Vj,  eu\&:. J*������meridian,   deteimined   SJm.'1': ,\1.v,"  M  CANOES COLLIDE  AW UPSET  iiey, whom they again met at  w- p^ItKis point.  P^VrJ^^ain parting from Mr. Haney,  S&aCrMr.  Bishop ran west alon  IKsPEd parallel to within 10  fci\������V^"?������Aii i     _ a    v   _            ^     i_   I  ^.*i'^qfl^lcatcho, were work was sus-  -,J*JBinded.  TSJ������  Phe party "then proceeded to  ^iam   Lake,  despatched  the  vpaW-train to Chilcotin for winter,  find '.hiring Indians and horses  made all haste to Bella Coola.; v  ; ,> Mr. Haney and party returned  rltb IVictoria by way of Ashcrof t.  %\<j ������������������'' -       ������������������������������������ ' ���������.      ���������'������������������-���������'  , imAjmong the many geographical  k\������fa^ts determined by Mr. Bishop  :"4MPFl^g "the" Summer,  were  ������������3Xt&    ������������������"���������      ���������������������������������������������������������������'������������������  An accident that might have  been attended by serious results,  , happened on the Bella Coola River  o*   t~n& i  b        [opposite Mrs Clayton's residence  on Thursday night.  The night was dark, and Mr.  miles  the  fied to handle the infected bottles,  cannery stores on Rivers Inlet.  All  the gates are kept locked. |    "Any white nia-i who is pre  Scattered  among   the  sufferers Pared  are uninfected deserters, -who are  placed there by way of punishment."  river, has completely recovered.  result that both canoes turned,  turtle, the occupants receiving an  to visit Princess Royal 1 Mr. and Mrs Ivor Fougner have  Island about April or May will moved into their new residence,  most likely be rewarded by se- Mr, Fougner will conduce I is  curing a specimen if he has a business as Indian Agen; in his  guide conversant with the island, office which adjoins the house.  .?������������������ .'���������'' .  '   Vancouver World.  S. S.   Chelohsin   docked  here  Colonel  unexpected bath.    He^ was for-;  turately promptly rendered   by j  ,������������������-  Richard Leese while crossing the indians who happened to be close j London, November 20.���������Lord  river, in a large spoon canoe, at hand, and all were brought Kitchener has been appointed  collided with another canoe con-j safely to shore, little the worse honorary colonel  of . the Royal  Kitchener Made Honorary j Sunday about 10 o'clock.   Among  taining eight Indians with the' for their immersion.  Canadian Engineers.  ring:  /"Tsumiai Lake proved to be en-  tirely we3t of the 124th meridian.  The 124th meridian forms the  J boundary line between Lillooet  ���������;Cv\-$district and Range-2;--,.-coast' dis-  IMI-1  IfSf Strict.  wbWvJThe 53rd parallel forms bound-  u^V'jarfc, between Coast Jttanges 8 and  !^ff||ll east of 124th meridian and  \*Ah of; 52nd parallel, Cariboo  district.   V  Mr. Bishop is an astronomical  ., expert, and all his data is absolutely correct-by observation.  A large expanse of country ly-  Aking east of the 124th meridian  ' fepaai between 51st and 52nd-par-  ���������������������(a)|el was explored and authentic  . niaps prepared.  Mr. Bishop and party will re.  sume work in the same country  next spring!  /  the passengers for this port were  Mr. and Mrs. Gallienne, Messrs  Jas. Petrie, Ivor Fougner, Wm.  Sutherland, J: S. Robinson, M.  P. McDonald and E. Whitehead.  The outgoing passengers included Mr. Louis Svisdahl, who  is returning to his ranch at Francois Lake, and R. P. Bishop's  survey party:"  COMING! COMING!!  if you have sore, weak, tired eyes or  hav6 persistent headaches or iter-  vtiut, coudillbns, or need perfectly  fitted classes consult  DR. INMAN  Bye Specialist of Vancouver end  Prince Rupert.  HV  SPECIAL  UEQUKST HE WILL   BE  IN  OCtAN FALLS-Novembcr 30th.  BELLA COOLA���������December 1st to 8th.  logjams and to note the various  slues and creeks.  With the assistance of photographs of the various obstacles  encountered, together with the  data compiled on this trip, it will  be possible /to form a very close  estimate of the cost of putting  the river in shape.for log driving.  It is sincerely hoped that the  Ocean Falls Co., will decide to  utililize the river for this purpose  at an early date.        ,:  Mr. Thomas Astleford of Firvale, was in town Wednesday and  reported farmers all busy clearing land, ready for larger crops  next year.  Mr. A. J. Morris, one of Prince'  Rupert's most prominent business  men, writing from Los Angeles,  Cal., to a friend in Bella Coola,  states as follows:       . ,  .  "Just before leaving home "I  received the first issue of the  j Bella Coola Courier and wish to  compliment those connected with  the paper on their enterprise."  Mr, Morris, owing tc ii severe  breakdown in health in August  last, was forced, to leave his business, and in order to escape the  rigors of. our northern winter,  has spent the last few months in  southern'California. ��������� ���������  Tha many friends of Mr. Morris will, we are sure, join with  Mr. B. Norton, who has spent ;the "Courier" in wishing him a  PROJECTED-ROUTE" OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON IsASf rLuLwA  the last ten weeks taking photographs of Bella Cooia's beautiful  scenery, leaves on Sunday for  Alert Bay, where he will spend a  few weeks with friends.  Mr. Norton wishes to thank the  people of Bella Coola and district  I for their kind and liberal patronage, which he hopes to retain on  ; his next visit.  complete and speedy recovery.  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Saturday, Novemher 30,  /Ou
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^For'the information of our- readers
/am/ in reply^o numerous enquiries
r 'i/iaf Aave. reached oun office,- B>e
^TvjsLto state that they-Courier": is
��� 'yiphed arid controlled by the Bella
;^C&i^^hafCo.,'Lf^ ')i.'
���* All stock ��f the Company is held
* *iv   persons^ 'connected   with Jthe
\": managementfi and directorate^ all
'ofrohom are fold-time residents of
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" ifRella Coola. t-    {        ,.,
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I v " '���",! JAvRbad for t!ie:!Upper
v^- ^s *r>y<>+y ^;Vai(ey '.,..-.- >
���'^; ;'c" ^^^helCOTri^'Jf&ls that'krVM.
t^fi -^>u �� "~'- a -/i-rj'"^ ,ix'1''.' '-'��," - -'''-'- -
������,   '*''     * "W. Marviii,-1whose~l6tter"on the
'"'% '" "y-above' subject' appeared in our
;last "issue;'has ��� taken ,ub his pen
.^   ;   ']   ' in a good arid j list cause; and feels
��� -    .siire that all fair-minded people
who understand the existing con-
v '   ditions in the upper part of��the
Valley will lend their energies to
bring about "a better state of
-; '        4 'affairs.
'.       , '���    The trquble in the past has
' j ��� Veen that a^great^maiiy people
���       --*t4 .have begn profoundly ignorant
v -,v Hoarding isd& vast country tribu-
-" ���' t*?y to Sella Goola, 'whose" stock-
''"' '"irton only requited a road in order
to utilize this^port for the chipping of their cattle.        ;   :
The advantages that the ability
to ship'cite! 3 by JBeila Coola would
afford to the stockmen. of Northern Chilcotm, are too obvious to
, be dealt with at any length.
When wo take .into consideration that a goodly portion 6f the
beef from that country, -after
going by way of Ashcroft to Vancouver, finds its way on to the
marksts of the- Northern Coast,
it will "be easily seen that by the
Bella Coola route, not only would
the- railroad journey be eliminated, the sea voyage reduced by
i more than  half, but the drive
over-land would also be shortened
considerably; this means that the
i loss of weight would be reduced
to a minimum.
Perhaps the people of Bella
Coola, now that the >ailroad is
practically assured, consider that
the need for a good wagon-road
through the Valley to connect
with the existing road at Tatla
Lake, is no longer as urgent as
formerly. We would remind them
that railroad or no. railroad a good
wagon-road is absolutely essential,
and'not a road terminating halfway up the valley, but a road
that will enable the settlers right
through to Tatla.Lake and beyond to use the. onjy natural outlet for their produce.   ''
Our correspondent hits the
mark when he asks the question
-"Has it struck you that, for the
past few years, "the bulk of- the
appropriation has heen^per.t in
changing a mile*or so of it (the
'road)'every year?"
��� Has Mr. Marvin cvec stopped
to think who has been responsible
for this? . '   ���
Some would perhaps suggest
the superintendantof roads. But
what of Mr. Marvin himself and
his co-settlers? who, almost'to a
man are members of the Atnarko
Conservative Clubhand as, such
have repeatedly gone to the polls
and shown their appreciation, oi
and satisfaction with the treat-
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ment they have received from the
Government and its officials. ���   -
*Has ��he Atnarko Conservative
* , .,,.��    i. .
(Club any infiffencer'at alhwithJthe
leaders,'of the goverment party
at -. Bella- Coola ? = ,-and has' the
latter any influence - with 'the
government ? , ,Tf so,' then why
has this, state of affairs been- al-
lowed to go oh for (to quote Mr.
Marvin) /'the past few years./\-
, When'the. government, candi-
date or his-representative visits
-Bella Coola prior to an election,
all, that he -requires to do is to
talk of a big appropriation and{
all grievances seem.to be at once
'dispelled-.'. <- -'  'JS ��� * ^ '     ���'    ' ,
��� True,on a-very'odd occasion/
someone has^broached the subject-
of- roads, ���butf>the'"-hugerfJappro-"
priatidn" .Kumbug has always
saved the member from ^ any em-
barrassment.  .
What of the $30,000 or so, supposed to be ��� spent 'this year ?
Could not a considerable portion
of this sum been spent to good
purpose in the Upper Valley ?
Maybe it was. ' But we think not,
ot else from whence arises Mr.
Marvin's complaint.  '
We have a r.oad roller lying be-
v- * , y
side the road down here, although
not a single jml,e. is -ready vfor.
rolling. This roller has been
here for the belter part of' the
summer and cannot be used-before next May or June, if then.
Would not' the cost of this roller
(estimated in the" neighborhood
of $3000) have been put to better
use in the Upper Valley. Not in
changing a mile or two of frail
(as Mr. Marvin'states has been
done in the past,) but in making
a piece of permanent' road in the
right place.
The "Courier" represents a
party in Eelja Coola who have always been strongly in favor of
connecting up with the Tatla Lake
road, but events have proved
that the party in the confidence
of the Government has not used
its influence to any extent in
that direction, and this is the
party that Mr. Marvin and hir;
co-settlers support.
Mr. Marvin wants a "thumping
big appropriation" and we t,ay it
is both badly required and richly
deserved in his locality. Bui
chould not he and his friends have
interested themselves in the past
in seeing that this system of
"tinkering" was put a stop to,
and that value was received at
anyrate for the small amounts
that were spent?
A  Trip in the Late Fall
,     ���   ' RICHARD.]/!. TEEBAY
There may  be  some" of-my
readers "to whom the incidents
set down hei-e will have ceased
to interest, they being amongst
the "pioneers of the little known
interior of British Colrmbia: -
' On the 24th October the v/mer
lake is,fed,by #tributary of the
Salmon river and presents .a. very
pleasing picture, surrounded on
three sides' by large'expanses of
natural meadows and light timber
on the south side.    The meadows.
o i       ��
around this and on both .sides of
together with a friend took his jthe adjacent river, would in" the
departure from Bc'lla Coola, with
two saUdJe'hoi&PR'Wd one, pack
horse, with the object ��>f cruising
some agricultural land, a portion
of which was staked by a well-
known townsman, Mr. 'P. Gadsden, in the interests of some
eastern magnates.
I will endGavor to pass over our
trip up to the head of the Valley
in as few words as possible, suffice to say we were most hospitably received at Mr. Urseth'sv
ranch at Hagensborg, also at the
writers opinion raise, the finest
-of timothy hay and afford pasturage v.hich .would fatten cattle
equal'to any cvountry-o'n thz
American continent.
This part of the country is
bound to be populated with a
colony of prosperous ranchers who,
cannot fail to reap a rich harvest
with the growing demand for fat
cattle. They will-also be able to
obtain the seasons best in the
way of Geese, Ducks, Grouse,
Deer, Salmon, Trout and Rabbits,
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man being particularly -anxious-^and' numbers . .cf   Beaver'1 were
for our well-being. ; ^' cC > ���
After leaving this latter ranch
our journey started in earnest.
Arriving at the < Big" Meadow we
took the= ��apoose trait, (which
was very' bad in places) eventu-
ally-arriving at his ranch on the
bank of the salmon river.,       / ���
.The sighs of rsmall '.animal jife
.were very noticeable ihfthe snow
busy about the riveiv^which at
^his part was frozen over. Trav-
.elling the ice some 14 miles up
and- down, the' ever changing
panarama afforded by the windings of the river was magnificent.
- ���- One ,can readily imagine even-
in winter the happy and profitable
A Typical View? of the Country.
��� There we experienced a very
marked' differencVin the atmosphere and climate, which was
clear, crisp and-dry, with bright
surishine and^a'tem-peratuie well
below freezing. Small game- was
very, plentiful arid formed" our
mai a dish every evening.'
; We journeyed the nextfive.
Says, by >a&y -stages^alpng-the
bank of the Salmon rivejr. [ The
scenery .and climatic conditions-
being perfect, arriving at last at
our final outward "camp on the
banks of Pundcak Lake.    This
- While being in. sympathy with,
the settlers in the upper part of
lhe valley, and ��� willing .to assist
them in any way we may be able,
we cannot help feeling that 'they-
have stood for too much already.
Until the government party in
Bella Coola is led'by broader-
minded persons, 'having some understanding of what this road
would mean to Bella Coola, wc
really have no remedy to suggest.
time the settler could have after
*�� successful sale of fat cattle in
'the fall, sleighing, skating and
.hunting in one of British Columbia's, finest hinterland -.districts
"with. game in its wildest and
natural sfate.
. We were  sorry" to leave for
home and for a varied experience
-\ve decided to' take the mountain
trait'via Long1 Lake, Pish-Lake,.
-and over'the high peaks of the
��
Cascade range.- Natural feed
being very/scant and water'hard
to obtain, our'horses were very
much weakened ;and were equally,
as pleased as we were to make
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HENRY BIRKS ft- SONS, LTD.
JEWELLERS AND SILVERSMITHS
Vancouver, B. C.
GEORGE E. TROREY
Managing Director
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the decent into Bella Cook Valley. I downpour of rain, bringing t0 ar
Arriving at, the crossing of the lend a most enjoyable and inter-
Bella Goola river,'we, weary and
wet through, were most hospitably received by Messrs Hall
and Hoage, *who between them
looked after our immediate wants.
After being entertained here
for the evening and accomodated
over' night, we, accomplished the
final stage of our journey in a
esting trip lasting twenty <iaya
So well pleased were \u- ��-;
the character of the land v.-ey
been  commissioned   to  inspect,
that my associate stakeo an additional 10,000 acre^, which the
syndicate he represents propos-e |
to   colonize   in   the
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i��w<ra,TM��a����Hh*. ���^���M*w��fyMlw��^rfll�� MmwiMiro* tjifrjay, Noeemler 30,   I9i2  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Npt Fifty Years Ago  >.  have changed in British  ���������ia since the following was  Extract from the British  hia Year   Book of   1897,  1 Jfwleaking of the Chief Factor of  ^'S vib'elHudson Bay Co.  '    2&^is\ exalted functionary was  ^feV^ramount; his word was  'K^^&e was surrounded by a  %%MWm dignitv, "and- his person  pitched apart from others, he  had a separate fire, and the first  duty of the crew was to look after  his comfort. Salutes were fired  on his departure, and return to  fort.  And this was not fifty years  ago.  wm  r toa  inter-  - \l^^fficred; so'to speak, .He was  i rpBregfed every day in a suit of  w'^blSS' white shirt, collars to his  i "'??|J^prock coat, velvet, stock and  ; ;^^p.to the bottom of his trous-  i,nter' '\S^^S-When he went out of doors  mp Cl^^^yve a black beaver hat worth  veki ^^46^mings"($l0): ' When travell-  W A*Vifo|$fe a boat or canoe, he was  it ��������� ������$IKfp������ ^ out by the crew of  Saft; he still wore his beaver  |but it was protected by an  ,ilk cover. Over the black  *e wore a long coat made of  Stuart Tartan, lined with  I bath coating; the cloak  soft velvet collar, and was  ed across with mosaic gold  is and chains, it also had  Jminous capes. He carried in  land 'an   ornamented   bag,  .JSMSfild a fire bag, which contained  T^l^SBpbacop, steel and Hint, touch-  tinder box and brimstone  Itxih.     His   tent  was   always  "I'm tired of sticking to the  farm," complained the country  youth.  "It is rather sticky,',' returned  the city boarder, gazing at the  other's shoes. "Why don't you  get the old man to have the farm  payted?"  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that I, George Young,  of Bella Coola, occupation rancher, intend to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  20 chains in a northerly direction from  Edwards   pre-emption  on  the  eastern  shore and near the head of Lonesome]  Lake,   thence  East  20  chains,  thence  North 80 chains, thence West 20 chains,  thence along lake shore in a southerly  direction to point of commencement.  -    GEORGE YOUNG.  Date. 26th October, 1912.  lediate SjlL  !'  i>..i, ,i��������� j^5^  '  :n^SSWanted to Purchase.  ^4S^K������V TO PURCHASE in vicinity of  \ L^.-A������S6ella Coola about 40 acres or. leas land,  \ w&^S^aod soil, suitable for vegetable rais-  ''" *>'IWlK&." Give full description, price and  1 " ^M&rms to A. SMITH, 143 Wellington  r-OTSfieet, Victoria.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Raiza McMillan of  Vancouver, B. C.; occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to'purchase the followingdescribed land:  Commencing at a post planted about  20 chains distant and in a northerly direction from the south-west corner of  Section 5, Township 10, thence East 20  chains, thence South 20 chains, thence  West 20 chains, thence" North 20 chains  to point of commencement, containing  40 acres.  ,   '     n      , RAIZA MCMILLAN.  Date. NovcrnW 13U), 1312.'  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Annie Stockdale,  of South Gosforth, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted 4 chaiiis  East of the South-West corner post of  Timber Lease 43606, tl-enee 20 chains  South, 20 chains West, 20 chains North,  20- chains East, to point''of commencement, containing 40, acres, more or less.  ANNIE STOCKDALE.  DaUd AK'inUR F. GOTHARD.  September 1st, 1012. Ai/enl.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that I, Kenneth F. Mc  Lennan, of Vancouver, occupation miner,  intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  80 chains in a southerly direction from  Edwards pre-emption to the east of Atnarko River, thence West 40 chains,  thence South 80 chains, thence East 40  chains, thence North' 80 chains to point  of commencement.  KENNETH F. McLENNAN.  Date. 26th October, 1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST-RANGE 3.  Take Notice that James Pearson  Wright, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation  logger, intends toapply for permission to  purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted about  four miles distant and in a southwesterly direction from the western  extremity of Kvvalcho Lake, thence  South 40 chains, thence West 40 chains,  thence North 40 chains, thence East 40  chains to point of commencement, comprising 160 acres.  JAMES PEARSON WRIGHT.  .Date 26th August, 1912.  Bella Coola Land District.'  district of coast, range 8.  Take Notice that,!, Arthur F. Goth-  ard, of Bella Coola, a' farmer, intend to  apply for permission to purchase the  following described lands:  Commencing at a'post planted about  2 chains West from tne South-East corner of Timber Lease 143606,, thence 40  chains. South, 20 chains West, 40 chains  North, 20 chains East, West of Lot 16  in the; Bentinck Arm, containing 80  seres, more or less.  ARTHUR F. GOTHARD.  D'at������d Aujcuat 30th. 1912.  BUSINESS CARDS  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST- RANGE 3^  Take Notice that Peter Carl Messick  of Vancouver, B. C, occupation logger,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted ^.bouL  five and a half miles distant and in a  south-westerly direction from the western extremity of Kwalcho Lake, thence  South 40 chains, thence West 40 chains,  thence North 40 chains, thence East 40  chains to point of commencement, comprising 160 acreB.  PETER CARL MESSICK.  Date 25th August, 1912.  BELLA COOLA,  ESTABLISHED^ 1864  hoe  noc  Dry Goods      Boots and Shoes  Hardware  Groceries & General Merchandise  30E  FURS   BOUGHT   AND   SOLD  Surveyors', Loggers' and Pack-train  Supplies a Speciality  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Aniiie K. Daviec,  of Applcton, England, occupation married woman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the tollovnng described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  Nortt-West corner of the South half 01  the North-West quarter of the East half!  of the  South-West quarter of Section '  13, Township S.  ANNIE KENYON DA VIES.  Date, 17lh AutrUst. 1912.  W. MEYERSTEIN  British Columbia Land Surveyor  VICTORIA. B. C.  P.O.  BOX; 1579  First-class Watch Repairs  done at reasonable prices.  AJ1 work guaranteed  and postal  charges paid. ;    Address all Work to \  jr\ G; NCfoT, 942 View Street  VICTORIA, B. C.      ___  o  n>iiji  Messrs BURROUGHS and DEAN will install  TOOL AND BILLIARD TABLES  at tlje GRAND VIEW HOTEL.    Will open on  or about November 30, 1912, with full new outfits  REAL   1^ TATE    OFFICE   IN    CONNECTION  Farm   Lands   and   Inside  Property  handled  COME IN FOR BUSINESS, PR PLEASURE  VANCOUVER LAN D DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE 3.  TaKE   NOTICE   that   George   Henry  Burt,  of .Vancouver, B. C, occupation,  logger, intends to apply for permissible-j  to purchase the following described land;!  Comme icing at a post'planted about'  two miles distant and in a south-wester- .  ly direction from 1he western extremity  of Kwalcho Lake, thence South 40 chain?.,  thence West 80 chains, thence North 40  chains, thence East 30 chains to point of  commencement, comprising 320 acres:  GEORGE HENRY EURT.    ,  Date 25th AuRuat, 1912. '   '  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District, of, Coast���������Range 3.-  Take Notice that I, Hubert G. Hal-  ler, of: Victoria, occupation -Broker, intend to apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  160 chains south of Lonesome Lake to  the east, of the Atnarko River, thence  West 40 chains, thence Sbuth 80 chains,  thence East 40 chains, thence North 80  chains, to point of commencement.  HUBERT G. HALLER.  Date, 26th October. 1912.  lanufacturers   of   Shirts,   Iweed    Pants,  Goods  and  Overalls,  Tents,   Hand  Krxit" Sweater  Its*?  f  US  tne  *vyt"  &?  HITS  SOLD     BY     ALL     FIRST     CLASS-    MERCHAN IS  ���������M  B. FILLIP JACOBSEN  ...���������'��������� ��������� 0 l      '  Agent for and Owner of  FARM; TMBER -LANDS'AND WATER POWER  ���������'���������iK BaiA C00U MB YiCiNHY  TEN ACRE FARMS A SPECLALITY  <H 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 pait of'the province. All information strictly guaranteed.  Bl FILLIP JACOBSEN, Bella Coola, B. C.  ���������<M  tBaBt-(>42EBI������-(   >������BK������-(  IF YOU intend Building lekus esti-  " mate the cost of Construction for you  K>������������S>0-������M&C><aB������-B������eBB������^ ) ������������W������-()-4������SS������-<   ���������   A  We supply Materials of all Kinds       No extra charge Jor  Plans and Specifications      . Satisfaction Guaranteed  CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS  ILIA COOLA British Columbia  :;^HBEB-o-aasa!H������  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Goaat���������Range 3.  Take Notice that I, John A. Conkey, I  of Vancouver, occupation broker, intend [  to apply for permission to purchase the;  following described lands: 1  Commencing at a post planted about I  1 1-4 miles in a southerly direction from!  the junction of the Atnarko River and;  the East Fork, on the eastern shore and '  near the head of a small lake, thence  West 40 chains, thence South 80 chains,  thence East 40 chains, thence North 80  chains, to point of commencement.  JOHN A. CONKEY.  Datf, 26th October. 1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that Augustine. Marie  Hicklenton, of Bella Coola. B.C., rnar-||  9   ! ! ried woman, intends to apply for per- '. I  ic   c { mission to purchase the following de- j |  ���������H J scribed lands:;   - is  : i |    Commencing at a post, planted about jg  200 feet in a  north-easterly  direction '  from the Indian salmon house situated  about 20 miles vp the Atnarko river,  thence West 40 chains, thence South 20  chains, thence  East  40  chains*, thence j \  North 20 chains to point, of commence- j I  ment, containing- SO acres, more or less. I j  To   Land   Seekers, Camper;  a  WHY PACK Y0UR_0UTFITS FURTHER THAN NECESSARY?  BBfcaggKfej&foiiii^^  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRSCES:  GROCERIES TENTS  DRY   GOODS CAMPERS   SUPPLIES  HARDWARE PACKERS   REQUISITES  HAY AND   GRAIN  I  HAGENSBORG  ������    MILS*    FRO������    B������*������   =OOLA   AKO    ON    ������������<**   ^���������IE   TO   THE   ...TTR.CB  ���������-^.. w^. .'-.������**~*  ���������.Y.J.!>.-ll���������*'-'^**"'*w=:'.* :  i���������.Ji4.v-������oaLIaM������ul,  ment, containing SO acres, more oi ict*s. > f  y ^-i^^-a������^^������^^^u*_-������^1--^.-^...-*���������. ���������.   AUGUSTINE MARIE HICKLENTON \{ Q:-z*BMj-tiBtt'n<im&ii<*-a&t^  Obxc, October 13th. 1912. i i- ,.~���������...,..���������.,��������� ^,.-,..���������-������������������.,-.��������� m.-..i.irJ-^  :.   --^-.-^J_.... _,  1 .,,. .^^.���������.,���������^.���������. BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,  November 30,  /om    j  M 1   m |M "!���������   MIIIIIUliMtJ.JJII^IlllJI  afcBftOBBJBtaa  inn T till TTifiP^'ggwafeJeitMHilM^^ ftngllUfflrtnilimliilH liiTi  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  *0.  -V  laci:  hoe  M'  ,1 '  <f.'  >���������-,  A  *" I <���������-,  '/. *  M>  >, i   "  fh, '��������� "  I <M  '  *���������        r  IK/'       r  W  %'  'fl.''  (   r  .   *  >  r1-   t  rl"  .$  V * '  >'   j  "       4  ������ ~Jr  s         t  j   1-  iff- '-  v-v.  -  liK   J  f* *  11  ,'s,- .Ladi  9  ies an<  toes  ^1  30E  HOC  oce  Pack and Riding Saddles  ^���������?] * t  r _  U  v;  ::���������--. v.  hoe  !iE  iron  ware  Mens' Suits, Shirts  and Underwear  <nn  30E  HOI  nu=  ^  TENTS  Gamp, Heating and Cook Stoves  WE  CARRY  A  LARGE  STOCK  OF  FANCY  AND  STAPLE  GROCERIES AT LOWEST   PRICES  1 <  ��������� ' *\    fV  *     < - -    1. ,������ n    ��������� ���������'������ 1  Settlers, Prospectors and Campers Supples  B,  BRYNILDSEN  8c CO.  BELLA COOLA  &1/  >> ~ .1  ������i,,.,v  CHRIS. -CARLSEN  H. /li.   HARRISd2,  -1-- t ��������� ���������  J' v������<-  Choice "Lots. in-;;  ella Coola  i      s  owhsite  *^Finiift iii^iinwifii'miufcii^aitoi  ACREAGE  Improved and  Unimproved  Farm Lands  ~r  WE- HAVE  AN  AGENCY   IN  VANCOUVER  LIST WITH   US   FOR  QUICK   RETURNS  "3*  tl;'; LAND ;NpTICES^_Contlriuedyi J vANCjOUVER LAND DISTRICT  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  m ���������>*.**<:<>������������ mi* iipi  iu   i r     a^ssEss^&^g^^:^^^^  5-i  1  Late Bella Coola Hotel  FIRST-CUS5 ACCOMMODATION AND PROMPT SERVICE  ,  District of Coast���������Range 3.  i l  " Take Notice that;Clara, M. Procter,  of London, England, occupation widow,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted 120  chains north and 60 chains cast of  the north-east corner of Tucker's preemption, lot 446/ Thence North 20  chains, thence East 35 chains more or  less to the Necleetsconnay river, thence  South 20 chains more or less, following  said river,, thence West 10 chains to  point of commencement, containing 40  acres more or less.  /   . CLARA M. PROCTER.  !pate Sept. 28thf 1912    l  U W. PROCTER. Agent  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  1  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take Notice that Es'telle'E. Suggitt  of Coaldale, Alberta, occupation married  woman, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the f ollowi ng described land:  Commencing at a post planted 60  chains north and 40 chains east of the  north-east corner of Tucker's pre-emption, lot 446, on the bank of the Necleetsconnay river. -Thence North 60  chains, thence East 30 chains more or  less, to the Necleetsconnay river, thence  South along river to point of commencement,'containing 70 acres'more or less.  ESTELLE E. SUGGITT.  Date, Sept. 28th, 1912.      L. W. PROCTER. Airent  VANCOUVERLAND DISTRICT  District of Coast���������Range 3.  Take NOTICE that Leslie W, Procter,  of Duncan, B. C, occupalion civil engineer, intends lo apply for permission  ,to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  north-east corner of Tucker's pre-emption, lot 446,' on the Necleetsconnay  river. Thence North 60 chains, thence  East 40 chains more or less, to the Necleetsconnay river, thence South alone  said river to point of commencement,  containing 90 acres more or less.  LESLIE W. PROCTER.  Date, September 28th, 1912.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  4\ i    ���������   n  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE III.  ���������" TakS Notice that Walter Eugene  Ratcliff of Bella Coola, B. C./occupation  Rancher,-intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  lands:  Commencing at a post planted about  three mile3< distant and in a southerly  direction from the mouth of Hotnarko  river and on the Atnarko river, thence  DISTRICT OF COAST���������RANGE H  fr*v  Take Notice that William Bert Ear  H  row, of Bella Coola, Ii. C, occupation    u  rancher, intends to apply for permissict  to purchase the following described lard  Commencing at a post plantecT a I -out  2 1-2 mil&s distant and in a westerly /  direction from the north-west corner of X  William Burt B&now's pre-emption on ^  Hotnarko river, thence East 40 chain; ' ,*  West 20 chains, thence South 40 chains th g     fa 20'   h ^     thence We6{ ,f ,  thence East 20 chains, thence North 40    haj      th N   th ������,   M     to       t ^  cnains to point of commencement, con-    f comrRencement containing 80 acr������ ^  taming 80 acres. ���������' ' **  '    WALTER EUGENE RATCLIFF.  Date, Sth November, 1912.  WILLIAM BERT BARROW  D&U. 27th October, 1S12.  r  *  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  There's a  Difference  m  the Price!  AND A BIG DIFFERENCE, but there's no practical  *^" difference in the value and efficiency of these Cycles.  So'me were damaged in transit, some are simply ''shop-  soiled" and some have been out on hire a few times  only, but all are offered at BIG REDUCTIONS. Let us  know your requirements and we will send particulars.  DON'T FORGET���������That the expoiidlturo of $10 cash  at PHmley's entitles you to a ticket which will  share In the drawing: of a $1,500 "Overland" Auto.  Thos. Plimley  739 Yates Street  VICTORIA, B. C.  I  BE"  SUBSCRIPTON  RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Year .. ���������..... ..  Six Months -...-..'...-. ....i .������������������. *:'.,  Three Month^ ...............  UNITED STATES.    '.","  One Year j.  $1.50  .$1.00  . 0.75  .0.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year.  .$2.00  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO.* LTD.  BELLA dOOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find...........  for Bella Coola Courier for........  , subscription  Name.  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