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 A-A-JM  IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND  FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER  Compiled  by  Mr. C.  H.  Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: maximum on 1st, 73; mean  maximum, 60.'). Minimum on 29t.h, 43; mean  minimum, 46.8.    Rainfall, 4.44 inches.  VOL. 3���������NO. 3  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24,  1914.  $1.00 a Year  usive German Cruiser  erchan  men  Summary of News from Seat of War  Sunday/German  aeroplane  raid   on   Dunkirk   resulted  in  one  machine being brought to earth after dropping two harmless  bombs.    Two aviators made prisoners, one mortally wounded  . by sharpshooters.  Allies hold important position at Ypres, commanding the  roads from Ostend to Lille.    German positions north of the  Aisne are becoming untenable because of removal of troops  ���������   to strengthen other parts of their lines.  Times correspondent in Bordeaux says "General impression  . prevails here that we are on the eve of the liberation of French  soil from invaders. It is believed that the Germans cannot  long resist the combined pressure of the Allied armies and will  be forced to weaken their centre, thus relieving Soissons and  Rheims. This will endanger General Von Kluck's army which  is already in jeopardy, more especially because snow is falling  in the Ardennes. A despatch to the Daily Mail from Boulogne  says the Germans have been driven from Lille. Germans entered Ostend at 10:30 last Thursday morning, according to  Daily Mail's correspondent who left the port at the moment  of German occupancy.  It is officially announced by the British war office that four  German torpedo-boat destroyers were sunk off the Dutch coast  yesterday by the British light cruiser Undaunted.    The crews  of the vessels were lost.  [���������--^SJvMonday.    Official press bureau says British troops have made good  1 -is  ������'������������������. ft*'-- ������������������'  w  .*m.  &������������������;.���������  kfefe'  ���������m  'W  ik~;  progress during last few days. In northern area the Allies  have driven the enemy back more than thirty miles.  Serious anti-German rioting occurred early today at Dept-  ford, England. Several shops conducted by Germans were  wrecked by the crowd.    One shop was set on fire.  BYench torpedo boat captures Germam freighter bound for  Hamburg.  Official despatches from Paris says during last night the  Germans,attempted two violent attacks to the north and east  of Saint Die.    Enemy repulsed with severe losses.  Official report from General French today gives the total  British killed and missing, from September 12 to October 8,  as 561 officers and 12,980 men.  Official despatch from Tokyo states that the Japanese cruiser  Takichino is destroyed by striking mine. Only one officer and  nine men saved out of crew of 284.    Vessel was 2700 tons.  British cruiser Undaunted with two destroyers captured  German mine layer in North Sea. Mine layer was disguised  as a hospital ship.  Tuesday. Tokyo announces military occupation of Marshall Islands  and Caroline Archipelago for strategic purposes. Japanese  destroyed German torpedo boat S-90, and captured two merchant ships.  Big Russian and Turkish naval battle now proceeding in  Black Sea.  German attempt to sweep through Belgium has failed.  Fighting now centering a few miles south-west of Ostend.  Belgian troops are again in the thick of the fighting. Torrential rains with the .net work of canals makes movement of  German guns difficult. Germans still bringing reinforcements  and guns supposedly for Ostend.  Berlin announces intention of facilitating the departure of  all French women under 17 and over 60 years of age via Switzerland.    France is to reciprocate.  Statement by the Czar says Russian government will never  recommence the manufacture of intoxicants which was stopped at the outbreak of .war.  American ambassador has completed arrangements whereby  all Englishmen over 55 years are to be permitted to leave  Germany for England.  Wednesday. Engagement between German torpedo craft and  Russian or British submarines is reported from Copenhagen.  f       No details are as yet to hand.  I Reported from German sources that airship sheds are being  |      built at Tonderin in Schelsweig and Bostock near Baltic Sea.  | London despatch says all reports of fighting in Belgium  ^ agree. British warships bombarded villages held by Germans  at the same time infantry advances were made. Caught between two fires, the Germans lied. A report states that during the German advance on Dunkirk a large unexpected body  of troops attacked them, British warships co-operating. The  The Germans fell back in confusion on Ostend. Troops from  all Belgium hurried to Nieuport. Results of fight caused the  greatest surprise and anxiety to German officers. One general  committed suicide. Festivities to celebrate German success  were cancelled.  Military correspondent of the Berliner Tageblatt hints certain anxiety in Germany. Says decision may come like a thief  in the night, and there exists more fear from the east front  than from the. west. Late reports tell of a German repulse  six miles from Ostend.  Immigration Official  Foully Murdered  Vancouver, Oct. 22.-Immigration-officer Hopkinson who gave  evidence in the Rahm Singh case  yesterday, was foully murdered  today by a Hindoo. The assassination'took place in the court  house corridor. The assassin  fired seven shots into the unfortunate man's body at close range,  afterwards attempting to escape.  He was at once arrested with  seven alleged accomplices.  Battle With Bandits  New Westminster, Oct. 23.���������  One man was shot in a battle  with bandits this morning. Three  of Sedro Wolley gang are dead  and two are yet at large. Two  victims of the desperadoes are  dead and one wounded.  B. C. Indians Loyally  Ready to Enlist  Prince Rupert, Oct. 23.���������-Mr..  E. H. Port of this city reports  that the native population of  Metlakatla and Port Simpson are  still fully alive to the war situation, for a committee from each  place has waited on Lieut.-Col.  Peck offering to form two companies in connection with the  sixty-eight Prince Rupert Light  Infantry Regiment. This is  showing the right spirit, and  proves the natives are loyal to  the core, and realize their responsibility to the King and Empire.  Thirteen British  Ships Sunk  London, Oct. 23. ��������� A late dispatch from Teneriffe reports that  the German cruiser Karlsrhue  has sunk thirteen British merchantmen in the south Atlantic.  The total tonnage of the destroyed vessels reaches 60,000  tons. The crews have been landed at Teneriffe by German vessels. The names of the sunken  vessels are : Strathspey, Maple  Branch, Highland Hope, Indra-  ni, Rio Farn, Niceto, Maride,  Larring, Cervantes, Cornish City,  Pruth, Conder and Lynrowa.  Naval Bombardment  Destroys Town  London, Oct. 22.���������A despatch  from Dunkirk says the British  naval bombardment has entirely  destroyed the town Slype, which  place the Germans held in force.  The house occupied by the German headquarters' staff was  blown to atoms. The markman-  ship of the British naval gunners  was superb.  French Parliament  Returns to Paris  Paris, Oct. 23.���������Owing to the  success of the Allied armies in  in ridding France of the enemy,  the French parliament will con-  A^ene at Pains instead of at Bordeaux. Government employees  have been notified to return to  Paris at the end of the month.  Russians Attacking  on Vistula  French and British Warships  Bombard Belgian Ports  London, Oct. 23.���������B^rench naval vessels are assisting British  monitors in the bombardment of the German forces at Ostend  and Nieuport. The fighting in Belgium has now developed into a terrific artillery duel in which the Allies have the advantage owing to the long range of their naval guns.  Muddy roads and the network of canals are proving a great  hindrance to the invaders, making the movement of hpavy  artillery extremely difficult. The British naval losses so far  are negligible.  An unconfirmed report says the German line of communication is cut and the enemy's troops have commenced to retire.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Petrograd, Oct. 23.���������Russian  troops have intercepted the Germans on the Vistula River and  are attacking fiercely. The enemy has abandoned the line from  Ivangorod to Kozielieds after  sustaining heavy loss and is being hotly pursued by Russian  cavalry. All efforts by the Austrians to cross the River San  have been repulsed. The Russians have resumed the offensive  in the region of Jaroslau.  Violent Attacks on Allies  Left Wing  Paris, Oct. 23.���������The enemy's  forces on the Allies left wing  continue to make violent attacks  between Labasse canal and the  sea.. The corps employed in this  latest movement seems to have  been only recently raised and includes many very young and  middle aged men.  Official despatches from Paris says all attacks of enemy  yesterday at Nieuport, Dixmunde a.nd Labasse were repulsed  with great energy. At all other points there is no notable  change.  United States government has entered protest over seizure  of Standard Oil tanker John D. Rockefeller, with cargo of illuminating oil, taken into Orkney Islands by British warship.  The tanker had only recently changed to American register.  * *���������   The protest claims that a cakgo to a neutral port is n'otkoritra"-  band.  Thursday.    A Rotterdam despatch says German reinforcements  with two seventeen-inch howitzers have arrived at Antwerp  on way to Bruges.    Antwerp garrison  greatly  reduced, only  a few policemen on duty.    Plundering increasing.  Evacuation of Ostend not confirmed, but Berlin report says  British ships are shelling the city.  Russians drive enemy more than 13 kilometres in region of  Warsaw.  Part of Von Kluck's lines of communication in Belgium are  severed and he now faces two alternatives, either to surrender or to retreat on prepared positions in Belgium. He may  avoid the former but is very unlikely to escape the latter.  S. S. Camosun arrived in port  to time on Sunday morning last,  discharging freight and passengers at the government wharf.  Proceeding to the cannery wharf  she took on a large consignment  of canned salmon for the south.  Mr. and Mrs. West of Seattle,  are among the late arrivals. Mr.  West is a mining engineer and  comes for the purpose of making  an inspection of the placer gold  claims on the Skowquiltz River,  a tributary of Dean Channel, for  which place he left on Monday  accompanied by Jesse and Fred  Hendricks, the discoverers of the  property. Mrs. West is registered at the Grand View Hotel.  Constable Brough'ton returned  last Sunday from Vancouver  where he had been attending the  Assize Court.  Capt. and Mrs. W. D. Stephen-  sen, and Mr. E. Whitehead, of  Nootsatsum, left on the last  south-bound steamer. They intend spending the winter in Alberta where they will engage in  evangelical work, returning here  in the spring.  R. Demorest, until recently a  partner in the local fox farm,  left on the last Camosun. He is  on his way to Western Australia.  Mr. Demorest's interest in the  fox farm has been purchased by  one of the original partners, who  is a well known local man.  Mr. Gibbs, representative of  the Computing Scale Co. of Canada, went south oh Sunday after  a well-spent week in town.  Mr. E. M. Haynes of Victoria,  assistant post office inspector,  left the valley by the last steamer after inspecting the local post  offices as far as Firvale.  Among the many other outgoing passengers by the last southbound stearner were Mr. and  Mrs. J. B. Saint who are returning to their home at Steveston.  Mr. Saint has spent the past  nine summers at Bella Coola as  manager of the local cannery  operated by the B. C. Packers  Association. Under his able  management the cannery this  year put up the record pack of  26,000 cases.  The local Ladies' Aid met on  ! Wednesday afternoon at the home  of Mrs. Wm. Sutherland. At the  conclusion of the general business  the president distributed material for home work among the  many members present. A  quantity of mixed vegetables,  kindly donated by Mr. S. Le C.  Grant, were sold among the  members and the proceeds placed  to the general fund of the society.  Any contributions of a like, nature will be gratefully received.  The Ladies' Aid meets the third  Wednesday in each month. The  next meeting will be held at the  home of Mrs. I. Fougner when  all members are requested to attend.           DROWNING FATALITY.  A sad drowning fatality occurred on Tuesday when a young  Indian girl aged nine years, the  daughter of Wm. Pollard, met  her death in the Bella Goola  River. Deceased was alone at  the time she met her death, consequently the exact circumstances are not definitely known.  Lovers of music will do well to  drop in to the Grandview Hotel  this evening, when they will be  treated to some selections by  Mrs. T. P. Saugstad, piano; T.  P. Saugstad, violin; Fred. Renworth, flute, and others.. ��������� No  charge will be made and everyone is asked to attend and join  in a real social evening.  An instance of what Bella Coola land is capable of producing  comes from Mr. B. F. Jacobsen.  Mr. Jacobsen had a small patch  of land in the corner of his farm  in which he planted potatoes.  The patch is exactly 3-8 of an  acre and has yielded the immense crop of 131 sacks, which  is approximately equal to 18 tons  to the acre.  The power-cruiser Charles Todd  with Indian-agent Fougner returned to port on Thursday after  a trip to Bella Bella.  (ttlmrrh Nutir?    9  Sunday School  Church Service  10:45 a. m.  7:30 p.m.  c  All Are Welcome.  Rco.  T. C. Colwell. B. A.. Pastor  a c>-,<j><J5Sj*"<j*>c>'-<j>*> <4t><cj e BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  Saturday,  Odoher 24,  ]i)j4  i,  1  ^  ������".��������� t  ;fe;  The.C  ounei  ' Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year $1-00  6 Month*    0-75  3 Month*    0.50  United States  1  Year..., $1-50  -   United Kingdom  1 Year $2.00  Subscriptions payable in advance.  Subscribers not receiving 'their copy  regularly please notify the management  at once. Changes in address should bo  sent in as soon as possible.  For Advertising Rates,  Apply at  ���������, Office.  /*    . ^ _ .  To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will bo published, tho  nnine and address of every writer of such letters  must be given to fche editor.  Ttoe Editor reserves the rijtht to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer s  risk. ������ .   Tancoaver. Office' - - 317-323 Cambie St.  '&afua tutpttlt-fiitprrma eat Ux"  SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 1914.  Notice to Our Readers  We desire ito remind our readers'  that, the Courier having completed  its second ye?ar, the subscriptions of  our  early  subscriber*   are   due  for  renewal.      ( '   '  The management wishes to thank  our numerous readers for their support during the past yearaand trusts  to a continuance of the same in the  . future.    The subscription rate remains al $1 per  per year', payable strictly in adoance.  A Matter for Prince Rupert  and the G. T. P.  In last week -s issue the Courier  made mention of the difficulty  which confronts our farmers and  others in the'matter of steamboat  transportation to jPrince Rupert  and other pqints in the north.  There was a time, not very  long ago,' when 'the steamship  company which now serves Bella  Coola found It possible to have  a steamer call at this port on her  trip both to and from Prince  Rupert. At the present time  we are served by a single steamer which goes no further north  than this place, unless it be to  Bella .Bella, Kimsquit or Ocean  Falls. Her trip is from Victoria  to Bella Coola and return, calling  at way ports. Thus are we cut  off absolutely from access to the  Prince Rupertt market:  Now-a-days, when an individual or a corporation is asked, to  consider any undertaking, the  first question asked is "What is  there in it?" We know that this  has been asked by certain parties  when requested to urge steamboat communication between  Prince Rupert and various ports  to the'north of Queen Charlotte  Sound. !v'  An old-timer from Bella Coola  interviewed by a; member of the  Prince Rupert Board of Trade,  regarding our   request   for  a  steamboat service to the north,  was asked the question "How  many spuds do you grow?" As  if Prince Rupert was only to develop on the business of importing spuds. There was no question of what ^stock do your merchants carry? How many stores  have you? What is the approximate amount of your imports?  The Union S. S. Co.'s steamer  Camosun lies; at this wliarf for  several hours every trip unloading freight for our local merchants and'others. The warehouse accommodation at the  wharf has been practically  doubled recently and is still inadequate.    This accommodation  is in addition to the private warehouses of the rrierchants.  Some of our merchants purchase heavily from eastern wholesale houses. These goods are  transported over the C. P. R. to  Vancouver and thence to this  place. This trade must eventually pass to the Grand Trunk and  it is only right that it should.  There is the business connected with the fisheries in waters  adjacent to Bella Coola to be  taken into account. This season  our local cannery put up 26,000  cases of salmon, Namu packed  40,000 cases, Kimsquit 25,000,  besides East Bella Bella, the  amount of which pack we are  unable ��������� to state. Surely this  business would be welcome to  the Grand Trunk.  , Supposing even that it did not  pay a Grand Trunk steamer to  transport this salmon to Prince  Rupert, any loss on the sea,trip  would easily be more than repaid  by the long haul to the east.  As regards ��������� the subject of  spuds, which seems to absorb  the minds of some people in  Prince Rupert, we are in a position-to state that orders'are being  received from that city at the  present time aggregating nearly  one hundred tons, which cannot  be favorably considered under  present conditions.  Our farmers have the goods,  the quality of which is second to  none, but they are not satisfied  to have them lugged up and down  the coast, handled and rehandled  andiiumped here and there before arriving at their destination.  When arc. Prince Rupert and  the Grand Trunk going to claim  that which rightfully belongs to  them? Are they entirely under  the thumb of ������the C.'P. R., if not,  why don't they rustle trade? It  may not pay very well at first,  but can confidently be expected  to increase. t  To the question. "How much  produce is raised in Bella ^Coola  at present?" we reply, "more  than ��������� can be got to a profitable  market," and that is the sole  reason why more is not grown.  oo'ooo  Apparently Rattled. '"[  Sir Richard McBride has been  to Ottawa to discuss Pacific coast  defense with the federal  government. We remember him  once stating that no policy which  did not include a fleet unit for  the defense of the Pacific coast  would be satisfactory to British  Columbia. That is to say, satisfactory to Sir Richard. Later  we found in him a strong advocate of the policy of contribution,  apparently forgetting the defenseless state of the western  coastline. Now it seems that he  is not quite sure what to remember and what to forget, and with  the vague possibility of an early  general election he was not to be  caught napping. Hence his visit  to Ottawa.  o     o     o     o     o  Redistribution.  The suggestion by the Liberals  that each of the members for  Vancouver should be elected to  represent sorhe distinct district  in the city instead of the present  system of five men being elected  to represent the city at large,  does not seem to meet with the  approval of the Conservatives.  It was suggested that to interfere with the present system  might cause friction, to which  the reply was offered that a little  friction might be a good thing.  True it is, that the present  unanimity among the members  is a painful thing.  The fear is, that to adopt the  suggestion of district representation would perhaps endanger the  re-elections of the "solid five,"  each of whom are strongly in  favor of letting "well enough"  alone..  While the city of Vancouver  elects a number of members at  large, it allows. each to shove  responsibility on . to the other,  until the electorate do not know  who is directly responsible for  this or that.  A man elected to represent a  certain district must bear his responsibility alone. He cannot  push it over on to someone else.  If his constituency is not fairly  treated or properly represented  he must face his electors and  give an account of his stewardship.  The ."solid five" do not like  this thought. The ward system  is alright as far as party organization goes, but when it comes  Fruit Growing in Bella  Coola Valley  By A. H. Tomlinson.  The Fruit Growers of Bella  Coola Valley are making very  satisfactory progress. The apples this season in the valley  have done remarkably well. 1  am taking with me to Victoria  some specimens of different varieties to shew the Deputy-  Minister, Mr. W. E. Scoffand,  the Provincial Horticulturist,  Mi*. R. M. Winslow, of what the  valley  is capable of producing.  There is much yet to be learnt,  however, with fruit growing. I  have pleasure in outlining the  following for the consideration  of present aWfuture fruit growers of the district in connection  with the growing of tree and  stone fruits as apples and pears,  cherries and plums respectively.  (1) Choose suitable site���������sloping land is-best, avoid/planting  in low places, particularly where  the water table is high or floods  occur. Land that is saturated  with water nearly the whole of  the year cannot be expected to  produce good apple crops.  (2) Select early maturing varieties as ^Yellow Transparent,-  duchess, Tetofsky, Keswick Cod-  lin, Wealthy, Gravenstein, Blenheim Orange, Wagener,; etc.  Delicious and King David promise well but have not been grown  in the valley long enough to form  any correct opinion as yet. "The  Snow apple dpesjwell but lacks  in color for that variety.  Class of Tiree to Buy.  (3) One year trees, 3 1-2 to 4  1-2 feet high; are considered! by  most growers and observers to  be the best. These may be  prunedat planting time to 24-30  inches from the ground. The  second year these, trees should  have three lateral branches left,  the others should be cut off.'The  lowest branch about 15 inches  from the ground and the remaining ones evenly branching from  the trunk.     A leader must: be  (Continued on last page.)  to election, the responsibility of  the elector or the candidate must  not be brought too close home to  him.  The matter of redistribution  is an all important one for the  whole province. We have seen  What is suggested as regards the  dividing of the Skeena district.  The Liberals of this place have  discussed the matter with local  Conservatives and after waiting  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  The Bank of British North America  Savings  Accounts opened   for amounts  of $1 and upwards, and may |K.  -_ k    ,  opened  in two  names so that  Uepaftnient either or survivor  may  wiih-  .     draw the amount.  BANK MONEY ORDERS: These are negotiable  anywhere, and are a cheap form for remitting small  sums. Rates���������$5 and under, Scents; over $5to$]o  6 cents; over $10 to $30, 10 cents; over $30 to $50,  15 cents. BANK DRAFTS, payable anywhere in  Canada or the United States, cost 25 cents per $100.  Agents and Correspondents in every part of the  World.  j. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Goola Branch  DRANEY FISHERIES LTD. Proprietors:  NAP^U SAW~3������S!LL  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  ���������������������������of any dimensions   Write Us for Quotations -Let Us Figure on Your Requirements  Address: NAMU, B. C.  GaultBrothersLimited  wholesMe^  goods  36 i[ WaterStreet       Vancouver, B. C.  ^ Qault Brothers for over 60 years haoe successfully  maintained wholesale warehouses throughout Canada  Q The Vancouver stock b the largest and best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best West of Toronto  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-to Wear  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  House Furnishings  CARPETS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  ���������l  in vain for some action to be  taken by them, have sent to the  Commission a suggestion which  voices the sentiments of both  both parties in this place.  11 w as hoped that th e Com mission on redistribution would visit  Bella Coolaand hear the views of  the people, but while they visited  other places just as hard to get  to, this place was not so honored.  It is hoped, however, that the  suggestions put forward by the  people of this valley, which are  now in the hands of the Conim/'s-  sion, will receive their earnest  consideration.  Elliott's Horse left Victoria for  England on Thursday last and  will shortly be in the fighting  line.  Fifty men of the Legion of  Frontiersmen; men in the pink  of condition, good shots, and wl.o  had seen active service before  and "therefore needed little orr.o  training, broke through the barrier of red tape and made their  way to London,  arriving some  Oven is a wonderful baker. That's because  the heat flues completely encircle it.  ^I$ftffA{* satisfies the most exacting  *\gZr~3> cook on every point. Let the  McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.       w  a  MADE IN CANADA.  tt  Sold By All General Merchants.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER 'SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  S.S. CAMOSUN^aves Victoria every Wednesday.   -��������� ��������� leaves Vanrniivflr pvery Thursday at lJ P'������-  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rat.es of KreiRhts, Farea and other information, a|>|>ly '"  IIkad Ofvw.k, Caruam, St., Vancouver ; or Gko. MeGur.<:<"(-  ajj;ent,   1003 Govicrnmknt St.,  Victoria. alurdayl October 24,   10l4  BELLA  COOLA   COURIER  'Vs. 1  three weeks ago.  The B. C. Horse is ready to  .;i,ve,   or has perhaps already  ���������ft.  Each of these forces includes  Hon from Bella Coola.  All but the Allies.  [m'hers Were Easy to  Lick,  Said a Seattle German.  80V-  Captain F. W. Cullen of the  ue Funnel liner Talythyblus  Us a good war story that he  ���������ard in Seattle.  A German was telling a number  American shipping men his  ,-ws on the conflict.  "We  could lick Russia easy.  "������������������ance we don't bother about.  ������������������itain is piffle and Belgium is  ���������oh-pooh,   but these Allies we  i'yer heard of before."  Champagne is the favorite tip-  !-��������� of the German army. But  in; German navy sticks to port.  WHENBUYINGYEAST  INSIST ON HAUING  THIS PACKAGE  Stirring Up the Laggards.  A poem contributed to the London Chronicle by Harold Begbie  has been reprinted in leaflets  and posters and scattered over  Great Britain. These leaflets  are distributed by thousands at  football matches.     The  which is entitled  follows:  poem,  'Fall In," is as  f2B$  SpBS  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  In Germany they have it transposed to "Der Kaiser Waives the  Rules."           At the start of the war the  Kaiser regarded the British army  as a joke. By now he doesn't  like practical jokes.  Royal  "open  cooking.  m  any  flour.  is   the  ROYAL STANDARD is  the wizard of the kitchen.  Acts   like   magic  recipe   calling   for  Stand arc!  sesame"   to  good  It  transforms ordinary bread, cakes or pies  into  real wonders   of  the  culinary art.  VW   Your grocer sells Royal Standard  V&   under  a  money-back guarantee.  * ���������<*������������������?*  ������**!&  *    4^")���������,  BEST  ROYAL STANDARD  49 LBS  ������  fj  ie  ���������  J. W, Peck & Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best English   and  American  Hats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  A treat for  child ren-  the  Nabob  Jelly  Powder  They find it both  appetizing and  nutritious.  Each packet makes  a full pint of jelly.  What will you lack, sonny, what  will you lack  When  the  girls line   up   the  street,  Shouting their love to the lads  come back  From the foe they rushed to  beat?  Will you send a strangled cheer  to the sky  And grin till your cheeks are  red?  But what  will  you  lack  when  your mate goes by  With a girl who cuts you dead?  Where   will   you   look,   sonny,  where will you look  When your children yet to be  Clamor to learn of the part you  took  In the War that kept men free?  Will you say it was nought to you  if France  Stood up to her foe or bunked?  But where will you look when  they give the glance  That tells you they know you  funked?  How will you fare, sonny, how  will you fare  In the far-off winter night,  When you sit by the fire in an  old man's chair  And your neighbors talk of the  fight?  Will you slink away, as it were  from a blow,  Yourold headshamed and bent?  Or say���������I was not with the first  to go,  But I went, thank God, I went?  Why do they call, sonny, why do  they call  For men who are  brave  and  strong?  Is it naught to you if your country  fall,  And   Right   is    smashed   by  Wrong?  Is it football still and the picture  show, .  The pub and the betting odds,  When your brothers stand to the  tyrant's blow  And England's call is God's?  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAL MINING RIGHTS of tho Dominion, in  x-' Manitoba, Saskatchewan unii Alukrta.  the Yukon Teuiutoky. the Norrrn-WESTTHfiRi-  Toiukh ami in u portion o[ the 1'ItOVlNCE of  tiitirisii Coi.ijmiiia, may be l������:uaed for a term of  twehty-on<? yearn at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.5t>0 acres will bo leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease muat be mode by the  applicant in person to the Audit or Sub-,A({ent  of the.dinirici in which the riirhta applied for  are situated.  In mirveyed territory the land must be described by Hect.iona. or lexal subdivisions of auctions, and in unxurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application muat be accompanied by a  fee of lb which will be refunded if the riffhta  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable out-  Pit of the mine at. the rate of live cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the AKenl with sworn returns accountinjf for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mininfc rigrhta  are not being operated, such returns should be  1 urnished at. least once a year.  The least: will include the coal mining riffhtB  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whati-ver available surface rilfhts may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of jjlo.lX) an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of tho  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Atcent or Sub-A������ent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  N. li. ' ^authorized publication of this ad-  vertisetm-it will not be paid for.���������30690.  BUSINESS CARDS  GKOKKKKY  K. F3UKNETT     D. J. McGUOAN-  C.E.. B.C.L.8., B.A.H.O., U.C.L.H.,  ASS. U. CAN.SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Sue  cssors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND  SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B.C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  P.O. Box 88(5. Telephone 232.  j. a. Leroy PhoneSey. 9387 -J- nation  BUS  MEETS ALL BOATS AND TRAINS  Hotel Winters  COR.  ABBOTT AND  WATER STREETS  VANCOUVER, B. C.  EUROPEAN    PLAN    HOT AND COLD WATER  $1.00 TO S250       STEAM  HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  The war fever, tike some other  human ailments, appears to be  highly contagious. A rebellion  has broken out in Hayti.  There are many men whose  height is just short of the standard���������and are longing to get to  the front. And here is a tip which  has been tried successfully by a  man who was determined to join  Kitchener's Army. He lay in  bed for a week, knowing that  this would lengthen him, and  rushed to the doctor before he  had time to shrink. He won by  a quarter of an inch.  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.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST, RANGE 2.  Take Notice that John Linton  Tough, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation  mariner, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted alongside the stake post of Timber Limit  No. 28S3 on the east shore of Goose  Bay, Rivers Inlet, B.C., thence east  twenty ahains, thence north twenty  chains, thence west twenty chains,  thence south twenty chains to the point  of commencement the S. W. corner, and  1 containing 40 acres, more or less.  JOHN LINTON TOUGH.  Aug. 16-Oct. 30.  WANTS CENTURY OF PEACE.  When the war ends it must so  end that there will be an assurance of the world's peace for a;  century.���������Philadelphia Record.  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.  Date, July 31. 1911.  Armed Peace.  Was it for this that the nations  of Europe have groaned beneath  the burdens of militarism all  these years? Will human folly  repeat it?���������Chicago Public.  o>  Annual Fair and  Exhibition  Anniversary of landing of Colonists at  Bella Coola  OCTOBER THIRTIETH  being the twentieth anniversary of the landing of the first  colonists in Bella Coola Valley it has been decided to celebrate  the occasion by holding a fair and exhibition of farm products.  The proceedings, which will be conducted under the auspices  of the Farmers' Institute, will include athletic sports and  amusements of various kinds and will be brought to a conclusion with a grand concert in the evening at the Colony Hall.  Plants and Flowers.  Class.  1. Best window plant.  2. Collection of cut flowers.  3. Collection of wild flowers,  pressed, mounted and  named (common name  will do).  Fruit.  Class.  120.  21.  22.  23.  ClaE  24.  25.  26.  27.  turnips.  Six Jerusalem artichokes.  Six onions.  Six potatoes,  any variety,  named.  Two white turnips.  Field Crops.  6.  7.  Best dish of 5 apples, any  one variety, named.  Best three dishes of 5 apples j 28  each, different varieties,  named.  Best dish of 5 pears, named.  Best 12 stalks of rhubarb.  Garden Vegetables.  Class.  ' 8. ��������� Two cabbages of same type.  9. Two cauliflowers.  10. Three celery, white.  11. Three celery, red.  12. Six red tomatoes.  13. Six leeks.  14. Two squash.  15. Three long beets.  16. Three short beets.  17. Three long carrots.  18. Three short carrots.  19. Two   rutabacas   or   swede  Two rutabacas.  Three carrots.  Three sugar beets.  Three mangolds.  Three cobs corn, any variety, named.  Dairy Products, etc.  Class.  29. One pound (brick butter.  30. Six eggs, hens, (fresh).  Bread.  Class.  31. One loaf (home made) white  32. One loaf (home made) brown  33. One cake (home made).  34. One   cake   (home   made)  bachelors only.  Fancy Work.  Class.  35. Best   collection   of    fancy  work.  Competitors in the farm produce exhibition are expected to  have their exhibits in place in good time on the piorning of  the day mentioned. The above are the classes for competition  in each of which the successful competitors will be awarded  diplomas.  GOD SAVE THE KING  fry  ;k  !:7-'  o  30E  Fur Sales Agency  To Land Seekers, Campers,  Prospectors, Etc.  Why Pack Your Outfits  Further Than Necessary?  o  Y  \  WE CARRY COMPLETE LINES OF THE FOLLOWING AT BELLA COOLA PRICES:  GROCERIES TENTS DRY GOODS HARDWARE  CAMPERS' SUPPLIES PACKERS' REQUISITES  HAY  AND  GRAIN  Bella Coola Mercantile Co,, Hagensborg |;������������H;  12 Miles from Bella  Direct  terlor  QH  ������)���������  <a  600 dealers and trappers of B. C, j  Yukon and Alaska have taken advant- j  age of our Pur 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 oneindividu- !  al  house assures   the   highest   market;  price always. ''  We hold sales monthly, but will ad- .  vanee 7.r> per cent, of value on receipt, j  sending balance immediately after sale, j  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent, j  i  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES;  AGENCY, LTD. |  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C. j  IOC  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscription* Payable  in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Ykak $'-00  Six Months   0-75  TiiRF.K Months  0.5U  UNITED STATES.  Onk Ykak  $'-50  Unitkd Kingdom and the Continent.  Onk Ykak *2-������������  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  kk -'  !.*���������������' m,  "V-:  i  .'3!ir,..i  K'-7J  .-cts'k:  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  .���������j...  BrAids  Geylon  ,J:������������������'"'���������   PACKED      ay"  ^  WM. BRAID   ft CD:  ���������TtfA     IMPORTERS  ��������� ������������������    VANCOUVEH,���������:. B, C.'.;.  Order  that   pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  J  v3" ���������/������������������'.*������������������j -"vjr '  Ogfilvie*s  Royal Household Flour  ..^;l:  always gives satisfaction  t  ��������� Better order a bag now  TheMason &RischPiano  of to-day Will make plain our  privilege to stale with authority:  "NO FINER  PIANO MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  J  fl]T  Let us attend  your Victor Record  Ji  mail orders���������our service is intelligent      i  and guaranteed.        Write for'Catalogue  '7 '   ' ' '���������>  1 Mason & Risch Lid.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  m  wmmmmmmmjim  Tom  ALL GOOD GROCERS  THE:  Manufacturers of all  * kinds of  ���������I   MOONEY BISCUIT.������-���������������������������?���������������   ���������::    AND CANDIES    ::  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  t   VANCOUVER, B. C.  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD      .  "THE   BEST  YET"  Made in British Columbia  left.    Prune laterals and leader  about 8 inches from the trunk.  (4) On planting an orchard  one should make a plan and mark  out proposed spot before trees  arrive. Names or numbers of  trees should appear on plan so  that'owner may know varieties  planted. Mixing varieties is bad  practice. Not less than 25 to 30  feet apart is good planting distance for Bella Coola. Stone  fruit (cherries and plums) may  go 18 to 25 feet.  Pruning.  (5) Careful attention must be  paid to ��������� this. Judicious work  must be done in both fall and  winter. Young trees should  especially be "stopped" in the  fall, about the middle of September. Thinning out the wood is  the chief essential.in the valley  as well as heading back. Older  trees need much thinning. Fruit-  wood needs light and air. The  weaker shoots may be shortened,  not cut right out, so as to form  "fruit spurs." k,  Thinning  (6) To procure first-'ciass fruit,  apples should be thinned to about  4 inches apart, never allow- apples to touch.  Picking Fruit.  (7) This should be done care-  fally to avoid bruising. Bruised  fruit won't keep. Apples should  not be shaken from the tree but  picked and placed in buckets or  boxes.' More suitable receptacles  may be made" or purchased having a soft bottom.  I recommend the following  varieties as well Suited to conditions; existing in the valley::'k  Crab tApples, Transcendent  Hyslop." Pears, Bartlett,.Box,  and Ciairgeau, etc. Cherries  (sour), Olivet,; Morel lo, Montmorency, etc. Cpierries (sweet)  Royal Anne, Bing, etc; Plums  and Prunes; Victoria, Pond's  Seedling, Italian prune.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  HUGHES BROS.        %  BIG  LIQUOR STORE  ines, Liquers and Cigars -  WE    SHIP    EVERYWHERE  ;Send for free price list with shipping instructions  105 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, B.C.  The Best Manufactured Clothing for the West  "SOVEREIGN BRAND"  CLOTHING  SOLD IN ALL FIRST-CLASS STORES  IV. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, Ont.  O      ( IQE  30H  not        )     oj  R. B. JOHNSON LTD., Port Coquitlam, B. C.  Manufacturers  of  High-Grade  BOOTS  and  SHOES  Specialists in  Boots for  LOGGERS  MINERS  CRUISERS  PROSPECTORS  ROADMEN, ETC.  O        t TO) jl       ^o]      Your Guarantee of Quality      Vn)       \c mi ^     fo  The Best Defensive  is an Ardent Attack  In chess, in play, in war, and  in business the best defensive is  an ardent attack.  ��������� Leadership and success are not mere matters of position and resources. They are matters of spirit. *  The spirit of leadership and success shows  itself in aggressive action.  In Canada eventual leadership and success  in manufacturing, wholesale and retail enterprise will belong to those who push forward  now and always. Those who seek merely to  conserve their position .become stationary and  expose themselves to the danger of ultimate  destruction. ���������������  These are the lessons and facts of history.  The occupation of new fields of trade and  the winning of new customers are achieved at  the least cost of money and time by the adoption of a strong, constantly-maintained and  prudent policy of advertising in the publicpress.  Maintenance of attack wears  down  resistance.  Robinson's Remedies Never Did Fail  The fact that the fumes of this Oily Powder remain with  the bird for days, thereby killing all the lice and mites,  gives conclusive proof of the superiority of the "sticking"  qualities of ROBINSON'S LICE POWDER.  B. Brynildsen & Co., agents for Bella Coola, B. C.  A. M. Lyon, agent for Port Hardy, B. C.  Highland Liquor Co. \  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP   PROMPTLY  I   758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  Saturday, Odohr 24r jn  *c  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 1895.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Mer  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  u p - to - d ate s t o c k of M e n's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������    ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospedtors, Hunters, Trap-  pers, 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  -  Stains  Crockery and Glassware of all kinds  Patent Medicines of all descriptions  Best brands of Flour.     Feed and Grain of all sorts  kept on hand.    Prompt service  Best Goods -Lowest Prices-Largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  ii**  H  m  IF  VIS  LE*  \OL  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP, HEATING  AND COOK STOVES   I  md������  n  ir  li  B  w  ti  C(  tl  R  K*  AS  A

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