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 ,c YOU WANT GOOD   SPORT  IrslT BELLA COOLA.   EXCEL-  ENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  WEATHER REPORT FOR AUGUST.  Compiled  by  Mr.  C. H. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: Maximum, 76.    Minimum, 48.,  Highest Max. (21st) 90. Lowest Min. (29th) 41  Rainfall, 1.3; inches-.  RyOL 3-NO.  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2,  1915.  $1.00 a Year  ig Dri������e'-Commencei  I French and British Make Important Gains  \ gritish Capture Trenches and 30,000 Germans  Germans From East Front  I     Amongst th^Captured  1   Paris, Sept. 28.-The French  droops figging on the western  'font have made further gams  'of ground east of Souchez and  north of Massiges, the prisoners  I taken included Germans recently j ai'fer the third line of trenches.  th<- ht back from the Russian S Losses  on   both  sides are very  according to the  French; heavy,   but   British   have rein-  Desperate Fighting in  Progress for Possession of  Third Line of Trenches  ' London, Sent. 29, 12:15 a. m. -  Having taken the German second  line of trenches this morning the  British   are   now   fighting  hard  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  . On Tuesday next at the Colony j The first American boat ever  Hall, Hagensborg, the annual j entered at this port was the Enos  exhibition of the different crops j vyhich cailed here last week on"  raised in Bella Coola valley will  be held. As this function in  years  past  has   always   drawn  the way from Petersburg, Southeastern Alaska, to Bellingham,  its home port. The smart power  cruiser was in command of Cap-  virtually the whole population of'tain S. Robertson, who has dur-  the settlement, we expect this | inS lhe Past summer been en-  occasion to prove no exception  cannery will be filled this week  and then the fishing stops.  l*the  -front, .  communication issued by  war office tonight.    A heavy  partillery action  is  now in progress in the Argonne.    We have  ^consolidated all our gains.  German Army Corps  Perish by Flood  ' London, Sept. 28.-The Times  Petrograd correspondent says:  "A report which has been con-  Ufirmed from a good quarter-is.  ''thatthe41st German army corps  \ was overtaken by the flooding of  Tttie^ripet marshes and being  " -unable toescape nearly the whole  I -of the corps perished."  forcement coming up when needed, also large quantities of ammunition. In all, more than  30,000prisoners have been taken,  21 heavy guns and 40 machine  guns have also been captured,  while numbers of others were  destroyed.  Reported Sea JFighting  London Sept. 28, 10:45 p. m.-~  -' Despatches from Stockholm to-  ' day reported heavy firing off the  coast of Sweden early yesterday.  It was stated that the fog was so  dense that incoming skippers  could not see .what was occurring, but i������ was. believed  that German warships were engaged with British submarines  attempting to enter the Baltic]  Sea.,  Austro-German Plan  to Invade Serbia  London, Sept. 28.���������The Exchange Telegraph's correspondent at Athens telegraphs today  that it has been learned positively at Athens that the Austro-  German plan to begin their invasion of Serbia had been consummated. Unofficial reports  reached here this afternoon that  railway traffic between Bulgaria  ar>d Roumania had been stopped.  The- Bulgarian and Roumanian  legation had no information that  such was the case.  Italian Battleship Destroyed  Paris, Sep. 28. A despatch to  the Havas Agency from Brindisi  says: '"Fire which was followed  by an explosion has occurred on  board theltalian battleship Bene-  dicto Brin, 8 officers and 379  marines have been saved thus  far. Rear-admiral Rubin De  Cesvin is among the dead, the  fire was accidental. The battleship Benedicto Brin was a vessel  of 13,427 tons, and in peace time  carried a complement of 720 men.  She was completed in 1904 at a j  cost of $5,750,000.  German Severity  In view of  the record-breaking  crops  harvested  it is expected  that the  creditable  displays of  former years will  even be surpassed.    What will lend an additional attraction  this time is  the presence of Mr. H. O. English, so'l and crop inspector, sent  here  by the provincial department of agriculture,   who will  give the farmers the benefit of  his   knowledge   in    respect   to  things   agricultural.     At   this  writing  it  is not known to us  what he intends to do for the  people; but our readers may rest  assured it will well repay them  to come to the exhibition and  find out for themselves.    Some  of the farmers have entered into  a  competition   to see who can  raise the best crop of potatoes  on  a given area.     It is understood that Mr. English will be  the judge as to who has attained  the best results.  We again remind our readers  that at the fair, there will be  efforts made to raise money for  the Red Cross Fund. It is conceded  that Bella Coola has, in  gaged in mild curing and salting  salmon in thatsection of Alaska.  He was now on his way to his  home at Ferndale, Washington.  Capt. Robertson has many  friends at Bella Coola, some of  whom were among his schoolmates,, and which he had not  met for thirty years. He left  Norway while quite young and  lived in the State of Minnesota  for sixteen years before coming  to the Pacific Coast. Here the  captain has been operating a fish  curing business for the last  twelve years.  He availed himself of his stay  here to visit Hagensborg and expressed himself as very well  pleased with what he saw in the  line of agriculture, the skipper  being once in the occupation of  farming himself was therefore  competent to judge of the possibilities of the valley, tie took  away many specimens from the  settler's gardens for the purpose  of showing h i s neighbors in  Washington what the Bella Coola  soil can produce.  When the Enos reaches Bellingham, she will have travelled  seven thousand miles since leaving last spring. She left here  for the south Monday morning.  .The small building used as a  governmentoffice has been moved  from its former site near Mr.  McFarlane's residence to Mr. W.  Sutherland's homestead named  "The Shack." Without any further description everybody will  be able to find this place, especially if they have any wages due  them from the government. Mr.  H. G. Anderson will, for very  good reasons, be found on the  premises without fail.  'proportion to wealth and popu-  Amsterdam, Sept. 28.    AGer-|lationi  already attained  to the  man court-martial has sentenced ! fj.ont ranks jn the matter of contributions for this cause.    But as  three Belgian citizens to death  for smuggling letters into Holland.  the war is still going on, with its  daily toll of wounded, it will be  -ON THE field OF honor."     jourduty.and privilege to do what  The publishers of The Family; we  can to  relieve  suffering as  Herald and Weekly Star,  Mon-j lono as the need continues.  treal. are making a strong bidj    Dinner   and   supper   will   be  for that beautiful picture, full of j ^ived flt the hall> for which a  Manitoba Ex-Ministers Trial  Ottawa, Sept. 29.���������Mr. F. F.  Johnston, K. C, chief counsel to  ths Roblin Government ministers has returned to Ottawa and  has made the  following statement:  The main trial may not take  Place until  the  some  time  through  'winter, possibly in February.  W|U again be on the job to take  j^i'ge of the defence.    It-is not  'kely they can get ready for the  November assizes."  pathos, entitled "On the Field ot j  Honor." It is assumed the pub-j  Ushers of the Family Herald have;  in mind using it as a presenta-|  tion plate. If that is so there is j  a great treat, in store for readers;  orrhe Family Herald and Week-!  ly Star this autumn. In past;  years The Family Herald of Mon-j  has been noted not only for-  " "id excellence of that j  for many beautiful;  it has presented to its;  The Family Herald has;  'or succeeding in any-)  ,-takes. and we feel |  charge will be made. In-the  evening a concert will be given.  H is hoped and expected that all  who can will patronize these undertakings, as all the proceeds  d over to the Red  will be  Cross.  turnet  Even in these really troublous  times people will deem it consistent to have a day of thanksgiving. Those who believe in an  all wise ruler will acknowledge  that we have not rendered the  homage due to him and therefore  are not entitled to the many  benefits received.  Our government in acknowledgment of the gratitude due a kind  providence has appointed Monday, October 11, Thanksgiving  Day. It is not unlikely that more  real thanksgiving will be offered  this time than at more prosperous seasons.  There has been quite a flurry  in-our peaceful burg the last few  days because of a fierce controversy between two of our prominent citizens in regard to a certain water privilege. One of the  parties has been taking water  for the use of his hotel from the  other party's land without having had any agreement as to the  compensation to be given. This  question has ��������� now entered an  acute stage, the parties being  unable to -roach' an agreement.  The consequence was that the  owner of the land where the  water is obtained, cut the wafer  pipe thus depriving the hotel of  a much needed commodity. We  understand law is being inycked  and in the meantime the thirst  of the people at the hotel cannot  be quenched; this being a prohibition town nothing can be procured in lieu of water.  Owing to the change of the  departure of the weekly mail  from Bella Coola it has been  found advisable to change the  day of the publication of the  Courier from Saturday to Thursday. As'it is possible this will  be effective only the winter  months the day of the week at  the head of the paper will remain as before. Anything intended for publication in a certain week's issue must, reach  this office not later than Monday  of that week.  Mrs. J. VV. Macdonald and her  daughter, Bertha, left Mr. Macdonald to his own devices at the  beginning of last week and wended their way rejoicing to the  wilds of Noosatsum to visit Mr.  and Mrs. W. Stephenson in their  native lair. It seems from late  reports that the feat was accomplished successfully and may  therefore be repeated to the  mutual satisfaction of all concerned, not forgetting Mr. Macdonald and Ralph.  The fishing for salmon is now  in its last stages. The fishermen are still making satisfactory  catches, but all the cans at the  John Widsten the fishery officer, has returned from the  haunts of the salmon at the headwaters of the Bella Coola river.  He refuses to publish the result  of his observations" because he,  as a well experienced public servant, knows he must first render  a report to his superior officer.  In the meantime we shall try to  endure the suspense.  The digging of the chief product of the-valley, namely, potatoes, is now going on at every  farm. The yield is fine in quality, while some of the chronic  pessimists maintain the quantity  is not up to expectations.  trea  the wonder  journal bin  pictures  readers.  a name  thing it under  sure if it is humanely poss.nie  ()n the Field of Honor  to  secure  that the pu'olislu  will  in getting it.    "On the  Honor" is attracting u u  attention in Kurope.  succeed  Field of  .esprt ad  -j4T^ mm--rsr.-  S    (illiurrh NutiiT    j  V      ,  ��������� ,,,,, , x c.m.i.a: C'lunvl)      f)  LOWKK   I'.KU.A''"1  Srrvu-.'. H ������������������'��������� '"���������  Hl-'.I.l.A  <   Old.A. MIIKi.i;,  |0:4,r> a.  in.  ;n p. m.  Chuivh S.M-vi.'f,  ���������  He. T. C. Colwell. n  A . /'"������������������''"���������  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Your influence and support is rcapejStully rcques  1. D. r A'l 1 ULLU.  ted.  Liberi! cant  lidatc for Prince Rupert Riding.  The Young People's Missionary  Society held its" meeting at the  Lower Bella Coola schoolhouse  last Sunday evening. In spite  of the fact that many of our  young men are yet engaged in  fishing and therefore could not  be present, yet a goodly number  of people was present, mostly  of the younger generation.  The meeting was presided over  by Rev. H. Sageng, president of  the society. The program was  almost entirely performed by the  young people, and consisted of  readings, vocal music, with guitar or organ accompaniment, and  speeches. Rev. H. Sageng conducted the meeting in the English language and nearly every  item on the program was rendered .in that tongue.  While there was nothing elaborate about the exercises, yet  they were of a character to make j  the meeting a success from almost any point of view. Such  gatherings have an elevating influence and should be encouraged.  We should be glad if the next  meeting could be held at the  Mackenzie school.  Harry Grainger is engaged in  fitting up his winter quarters.  He has rented the Gledhill place  for, as it is understood, a number of years. We are very glad  to note that although his stay in  the place has been comparatively  short he is so well pleased with  its possibilities-'that he" has decided to remain here. Itis hoped  that he will be able to find a  companion to share the quarters  which he is renovating so attractively. We have not as yet learned how soon he will be''at home"  to his many friends, but we can  assure them we shall not forget  to let them know in due time.  Olaf Fosback and John Johnson have started on a trip to "the  interior. Itis their inter tion to  interview the different owners of  horses in that neck of the woods  with a view of trading off an. inferior animal for a good one. We  hope they will be successful in  this praiseworthy enterprise.  As noted elsewhere on this  page, Mr. H. O. English, B. A.',  R S. A., provincial soil and erop  instructor is now in the valley  in his official capacity. ',  As the government is desirous  of obtaining data concerning the  area of land suitable for agriculture, the quality of the land and  the number of acres under cultivation in the valley, the object  of Mr. English's,visit is to get  such information. He will also  gather statistics of all the crops  raised this year, the number of  poultry and other domestic animals, etc. His official duties are  many, and we are unable to name  them all; but there is one which  every farmer in the valley right  now should give him an opportunity to exercise.  He will answer all questions  relating to the problems of the  farmer; there may be conundrums which he will not be able  to answer, but that does not  prevent him from being both  willing and anxious to impart all  the information he can.  The S. S. Coquitlam landed at  the wharf early Wednesday  morning, and agreeably surprised the inhabitants of our valley  by bringing a large batch of  mail. \W-  J  ff  tfSS  lap s*i������~  SI  2  BELLA^COOLA  COURIER  Saturdc  Octal  er  Thej Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year ^ $1.00  6 Month* 1    0.75  3 Months ...'.    0.50  United States  1 Year j $1.50  United Kingdom  1 Year :.',.'     $1.00  Subscriptions' payable in advance.  - <  Subscribers ,not receiving their copy  regularly please) notify the management  at once. Changes in address should be  sent in as soon as possible.  Apply at  Fob Advertising Rates,  k fOffice.   -     .���������<���������   -j    .���������p   To Correspondents���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  The Editor reserves the right to refuse publication of any letter. ������ All manuscript at writer's  risk. I  Vancouver Office;- - 317-323 Cambie St.  i   "Balxm papuli auprpma rat Itx."  SATURDAY,  OCT:. 2, 1915.  .TW'e beg to remind our readers that the Courier having completed its' third 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 and trusts" to a, continu-.  ance of the same in the future.  The subscription rate remains at $1  per year, payable strictly in advance.  l;x,  next article.  o . o  7-   A Change in Methods.  .. ' Ithas for a longtime been acknowledged that our methods of  ,���������; utilizing,.. developing  and   conserving; some of- our chief rear, d    "A proof that the Dominion gov-  ernment is becoming aliye.tb.the'  bring better results than hitherto.    We must all of 'us get our  living from the products of the  soil and the sea; and on this continent there is abundance of both  that can produce all  we  need.  That being the case, why should  there be scarcity of the necessaries of life? It must be because  things are not managed rightly.  A chance of introducing, a better  system has been very difficult in  the past, because of the" general  prosperity.  People who are well off do not  interest themselves very-much  about  reforms.     A, few cranks  and impracticals, amid the scdff-  ings and sneers of their surroundings,   may   shout   themselves  hoarse about the need of reforms,-  but   without  apparent  results,  while the rank and file of the  comfortably situated people are  busy obtaining a living, amassing-  vvealth, and pursuing pleasures  along the established lines.    But  now  there   is a  change,   ideae  which cranks have advocated are  now being given respectful consideration.    Their pioneer work  is beginning to bear fruit.    Prohibition, one of the reforms "the  long-haired men and short-haired  women" have worked for so long,  issweepingvon to victory in states  and provinces in quick succession  and before very long we believe  that-British Columbia will 'join  the phalanx of prohibition states.  But this other reform, of educating and assisting" the farmers  according.to the-latest and best  methods is also looming,up large  and we will discuss'that in-the  trade may thus be extended  We are anticipating the best  results from the investigations  of *the proposed royal commission  and hope the government will be  able to apply them in a practical  way.  o    o    o     o    o  The Way of Oar  Government.  ��������� It seems that .it is -not only in  greater ability to carry on war  that our enemies excel, but also    in'the'matter of dealing with  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES ; political criminals, as the follow-  ing story shows:  Increased -Production.  ���������sources1 are? antiquated  ' wasteful, "ahoktherefore "do hot  .."bring the best results.    We have,  . on, several -occasions, advocated  - our. .columns ; the necessity for  - the government to adopt a sys-  ''ctem by which; the farmers could  be "educated ,in methods which  would  bring! maximum results  ; .from, the means at hand; that it  -   should also find ways of lending  assistance wherever it would be  advantageous, and in that way  ^develop   the   country   on   lines  which would jadd immensely to  its wealth and general prosperity, j  We have pointed out that the  United States government has  inaugurated a system of educating and assisting the farmers,  which is proving a great success  wherever it is introduced. And  we have reasoned that a system  which is practical and successful  a few miles south of us, in a  Country where conditions are  nearly similar to ours, it should  yield the same results here. It  is a good policy, to learn from  the experience of others. Let  us be willing to learn, because  there are many things we do not  know; the prevalent conditions  establish this|beyond dispute.  The lean ye^rs are upon us, a  great calamity has struck a world  proud of its progress, its achievements, its wealth. We are being  humbled. It is a hard discipline  but we hope ijt may prove beneficial. Poverty and distress are  found to a greater extent than  we have ever seen before.  The necessity has, therefore,  been forced upon us to stop and  take stock of; our resources and  find out if it is possible to so develop, conserve and use them as to  fact .that it can and must find  further means than those hither-  to employed to relieve a situation  which is intolerable may, be seen  in the large appropriations-made  to the provinces for the advancement of agriculture. British Columbia received a grant of $100,-  000 for that purpose this year.  Another proof is foundjn.the  following article copied from one  of our exchanges:  A royal  commission is' to be  creased agricultural production  in the.Dominion, together with  the .related, questions of wider  markets, further employment for  the unemployed, etc. - The commission is'to be appointed at the  recommendation of the prime  .ninisterand in response ctd a request made by the Congress of  Mayors which visited the capital  some weeks ago.  A minute,of council has been  issued outlining the reasons for  che appointment of. the commission and the questions it is to  consider. In connection with  opportunities for increased agricultural production, the following  considerations are advanced:  (1) Improved methods of production with a view to a better  return to the producer.; (2) assisting this purpose by proper  instruction and demonstration;  (3) increasing* the acreage under  production; (4). stimulating and  encouraging co-operation among,  the producers ; .(5)- providing  cold-storage and abattoir facili-  ties/ - ...  _. The minute of council setting  forth reasons: calls .attention. to  the.desirability; of..manufacturing products into the form in  which they.'-will; .be , consumed;  commends the principle of cooperation; asks for consideration  of unemployment problems and  the employment of soldiers after,  the war, and concludes with this  expression:  "It seems reasonable that under, the conditions which.:have  developed during the past six  months opportunities will .arise  forwidening and extending our  markets, to the advantage not  only of Canada, but of the coun-  Mackay Smith, Blair & Co. Ltd  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  Wholesale  DRY GOODS AND MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Manufacturers  OF " PRIDE OF THE  WEST" BRAND  SHIRTS,   PANTS,   OVERALLS,   MACKINAW  MADE    IN    B. C  Send for Catalogue Prompt Attention Given Letter O d  en  appointed by the government to  investigate the question of in-'tries and communities with which  k'A military court sitting in  Vienna has sentenced to fifteen  years hard labor a shoe dealer,  Adolf Nueron; who delivered to  a regiment shoes which had already been rejected elsewhere,  as unfit .for'military requirements."  Frauds of a'similar nature but  on a much larger scale have,  within the year, been committed  against the government of Canada, but the government acted,  as if indifferent until a great  public outcry compelled the government to. institute an investigation which is not yet concluded.  The partisans of the government  sneered at those of the opposition  for criticizing the reluctance  shown to proceed in the matter,  and accused them of being no  better themselves, as if that  w,ould be an extenuation of the  frauds committed.  We know of a case where the  government of British Columbia  did not stop'at finding fault with  one of its officers for calling attention to a case'of padding of a  pay sheet by one of its trusted  servants; but dismissed "the informant forthwith on the ground,  presumab]y,'' that he meddled  with politics:  and.be it known  ������������������������   '��������� T .-.1.'        -i - . -  that our highly respectable representative found it in harmony  with his principles, or lack of  them, to approve of the government's action, while the wrongdoer remained in office and in the  high confidence of both the representative and the government.  We conclude, therefore, certain  kinds of criminal acts committed  by the government are, ignored  entirely and the act of calling  attention to such is condemned.  That seems to be the attitude of  Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE T>RY GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B.C.  1$ Gault Brothers for over 60 years haoe successfully)  maintained wholesale Warehouses throughout Canada  ^ The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best west of To rot do  STAPLES  SMALLWARES  RIBBONS  Ready-to-Wear  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  House Furnishings  CARPETS  LINENS  DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  the government of this province! the world is awakening, thj  and some of our representatives, j people are beginning to realizj  and as long 'as the people sup-! that indifference is inexcusable  port iniquities of such kind they that wrongs must be righted!  have no right to consider them- and next election will show ouf  selves as highly civilized.    Butlprovince redeem itself.  &SJ&*  ROYAL STANDARD  Braids  Best  Ceylon  k^TfEAk-  .     JACKED ,    BV���������������������������  WM. BRAID   ft CD.  TEA     IMPCIRTCns  VANCOUVER.     B. Cr;  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  HOE  3������|C  HOE  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN  Vancouver, Bella Coola and Prince Rupert  S. S. "CAMOSUN"  Leaves Bella Coola for Prince Rupert at G p. m. Thursday ������ept. 30; Oct. 14, 28; Nov. 11, 25; Dec. 9, 2.T  Leaves Bella Coola for Vancouver at 10 p. m. Friday  Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 5, 19; Dec! i, 17. 31.  sailing  D  ^  S. "Coquitlam" or S. S. "Capilano  from   Vancouver every week, carrying Gasoline w^  '" call at Bella Coola by arrangement.  ���������pn      Explosives, will  xr��������� Fokmte" of FKiifflitfl, FnreH and other information. ������[>H.v t0  S nm^' Ca������"'am. St., Vancouver; or Gioo. Morsm""-  agent,  1003 Government St., Victoria  zmoi  M  ���������������������������IIIIIIIMilllll   '  -   '' ' A KT *     "  ��������������� ftrmcUivi ft������HWVf *>**'������  Tf-r- October 2; 1915  ������  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  "WM'i'M  ...yj^y;  ,.^.kk#M  k  ht ^y-    Hut they  were as  to make  Two Old Favorites  and a New One  TEWERY expert knows NITRO CLUB- the cele-  ���������J-ibrated Speed Shell.  Its steel lining and extra  bpeed add many u bird to the bag. The'swiftest   straightest���������hardest-hitting shell in the world.  u������W CLUB has Been the favorite Black Powder  Shell   for  more  . Man 80 years. World-famed as an all-round black-powder fit-Id .shell.  ;REMINGT0N-Tllf ������������ewj  high-grade, low-oriced HmokelesH *M)  Loaded with Standard Powders���������-primed with N0. H'A primer-unusual value at moderate cost.  Your dealerycsirries REMINGTON- UMC tshdU  to rneclymir needs.    Auk him about thein to-day.  Remington  ArmSrUnion   Metallic    Cartridge   Company  (Contractor*to the British Imperial and Colonial Unn-r-hmmt*)  London. En*. .WINDSOR.  ONT. New York. U.S.A.  U    Hardships of War.  \{ A jocular article   by   Edgar  iStuger in the Berliner Tageblatt,  Ascribes conditions in Munich,  pBavaria, as affected by the new  ^regulations relating to the drinking of beer.   Beer is at present  jot allowed to be sold until five  o'clock in the afternoon, and this  state of affairs causes the beer  drinking   Bavarians   hardships  Vhichare well nighlinerVdurable:  "All tin's is due to the beer  famine as a result of the war,  and nothing else that the war  has brought has hit the citizens  of Munich as hard as this. For  years they have been in the habit  of having their steins or seidels  at breakfast, then again at eleven  o'clock, again at luncheon, and  so on until midnight. It'was  hard, indeed, to do without their  beloved beer the greater ] art oi  asked  V('������ greater sacrifices  : *'������' the Fatherland.  ' "As the summer advanced and  lh" ������������������.thr..w Us red hot rays  " Munich pavements the thirst  "f Munich's citi^ns Was great,;  and then the breweries by ar-!  '���������angeinent with the government  increased the price of the beer  almost, a hundred per cent. There  ���������vas a great outcry, but it had no  '-liect, and now the people are  getting accustomed to it.  "Hach cafe or beer palace may  -���������sell only a certain stipulated  'Piaritity of beer daily. This is  to guard against an actual beer  famine. Recently, for instance,  in the Hofhraukeller the patrons  were so thirsty that they drank  up the stipulated quantity of  beer, in two hours and the pr.o-  propri.-tor tlien closed the doors.  "However/everything has its  good side, and the women of  Munich look upon the new order  of things with some satisfaction.  In a little store a few days ago  the proprietor told a woman eus-  | to mer about the latest five o'clock  beer order, and she replied:  "That's fine. Now my husband will have a chance, to pass  a few hours at home with me.' "  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  pOAl. MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  .u M-wroiu, Saskatchewan and Albekta,  the Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories unri in a portion of the PROVINCE of  isnmsu Coi.i-MiiiA. may be leased for a term of  twenty-<;n������.- years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased  to one ������jj|)licarjt.  Application,for a lea.ie must be made by the ���������  applicant in person to the Agent, or Sub-Agent  of the district in which the rights applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himsell.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of ?,', which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable out-  pu5 ,*?   ttle rnirK' at tne rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish  the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal mining rights  are not being operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights  only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. 11. -Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30690.  I he Mason CT ixisch Piano  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO  FINER   PIANO  MADE!"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  1  tf|T Let us attend your Victor Record  ^11 mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.   \    Write for Catalogue  & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  BUSINESS CARDS  /} few lines We specially  recommend  Duerrs   Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers   Biscuits  Griff en & Skrlieys  famous gold and  si I verbar  fanned and dried  fruits  LEES0N, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers  Vancouver, B. C.  if  ,W.Peck&Co.Ltd.  - .������������������'  *  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  '\  We carry a complete stock of Men's burnishing  and all the best English   and   American   i tats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  Outlook  of Potato Market.  According to the opinion of the  provincial inspector of fruit  pests, the farmers will soon be  able to realize better prices for  their potatoes. We print the following from the News-Advertiser  of September 11th:  I Failure of the potato crop in  ! many parts of the Northwest pro-  ; vinces, coupled with the heavy  i  'demand from the Antipodes for  | tubers, will probably result in a  j heavy demand being made upon  the potato growers of British  Columbia, according to reports  received by Mr. Thos. Cunningham, provincial inspector of fruit  pests.  ���������'While the planting has been  much heavier this season on the  prairies than in past yeais, 1 am  advised that the potato crop is  not a very satisfactory one,"  said Mr. Cunningham. "Coupled  with the heavy demand for potatoes coming in from Autralia,  this means that British Columbia  will be called upon to fill the  A-anls of a large market. 1 know  of one local firm which has contracts on hand now for supplying  no less than GOO tons for the.  Australian market.  Geofkrky K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E., U.C.L.H.. B.A.3.C.. H.C.I..S.,  ASS. M.CAN. SOC. C.E.  Burnett & McGugan  (Successors to Geoffrey K. Burnett)  (Late Hill & Burnett)  CIVIL ENGINEERS and  B.C. LAND SURVEYORS  Grand View Hotel, Bella Coola, B. C.  City address���������New Westminster, B.C.  I'. O. Box 886. Telephone 232.  hoe  Fur Sales Agency  600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  Our sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of. the biggest fur buyers in the world  bid on your fur instead of one individual house assures the highest market  price always.  We hold sales monthly, but will advance 75 per cent, of value on.receipt,  sending balance immediately after sale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  Ol   I' ">'  To Ensure a "Good Catch'*  Get One of the Famous  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Best Fishing Tackle  SELLA COOLA, B.C.  'Hie  Hostess  who  wins faver serves  Nabob 1 ea  lhe   lea    th:M    is  always reliable.  S.������|d by all g"d  K|.(U.(M.S i��������� pi.imdan.l  half-pound lead packets.  Dealers and Trappers  We pay highest price for  your furs and castorium,  also handle goods on  commission, advancing  2-3 of value, our charges  being 5 per cent, for  handling.  THE EDMONTON HIDE & FUR CO.  P. O. Box 863  EDMONTON, Alta.  157 McDougall Ave.  1  CD]  [  1  C  \Xl7HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \X7HAT person so independent?  \\7HAT ambition more noble than to  be a producer of   the necessaries  of life?  Bella  Coola   farmers are independent;  they are strangers to hard times.  ���������"THE REASONS for this enviable condi-  '���������*��������� tion of affairs are obvious to anyone  who knows the Bella Coola Valley.  The land is fertile and needs little or no  irrigation. ' The climate is mild and enjoyable ; long warm summers with sufficient  rainfall and mild winters make for excellent crops.  Large and.small fruits, garden and field  crops are- grown to the best advantage.  This fact was established at the Prince  Rupert exhibition last year when farm produce from Bella Coola Valley carried away  over twenty first prizes.  OELLA COOLA and the surrounding  country possesses wonderful wealth  in timber, as yet almost entirely undeveloped, and perhaps at no other point  on the Northern Coast is there the same  opportunity for a remunerative investment as in a saw mill at Bella Coola.  CZZD   [D  o~<* t-^ci^^^^c^^TM^^rtr^^ryx-ta  POLA  The  Best Known and  Popular  Lubricant for  Motor Boats  Its use assures freedom from Carbon deposit  on valves, spark plugs, or in cylinders  IMPERIAL OIL CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C.  i c^^-������ C>-<^C^-<-������������^<������Mjs^<J������������J������~<������������C>>CM  40c - 50c - DUC  IVr Pound.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BEL A  COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Year $1-00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year  $1-50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year $1.00  >������-������������ ���������M-lTT������MI������lmmH"l ������lllll ������������������ ll������11llllll TTTl |^"T~~-~~~~~""~"���������"������������������"~^~*  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please find subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. O   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed MV  m  ppw  M  *  BELLA  GOOLA  COURIER  ������H  3HOE  D  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  ^newspaper published on  the mainland coasl: between - Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of "six hundred miles  // will be to your interest to jkeep well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province������������������  THE "COURIER"  GIV^S THEM.  ADVERTISERS-  i  . Now is the time to keep  .���������your   name   before  the  public.   ��������� Ino manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to; let slip the op-  , portunityj of   increased  ��������� sales that public advertising brings.  Boots for Small Men, Etc.  Inefficiency in a political position" does not meet with the quick  retribution it (Toes in a private  busyness concern. It seems that  every negligence, every inattention to duty, practised by a public servant is condoned and any  one not so charitably disposed is  frowned down upon as a chronic  kicker.  Toronto Saturday Night calls'  attention to mismanagement  by parties having.to do with the  supplying <of clothing to our  soldiers. It is safe to say that  any ordinary employer finding  an employee guilty of looking  after his work in such a slip-shod  arid.inefficient way as this Dom-  inion officer is accused of would  quickly find another man to take  his place.  But under our political system  the official who is to blame will  receive no reprimand, he will  either hold his job indefinitely  or else be promoted to a better  paying position.  There are in store  some five  thousand pairs of boots, of the  size ."eleven,"  and   some   ten  thousand pairs of.the size "five  and a half."   But, according to  our information, there, is a lamentable   shortage   of   the "sizes  ranging between these extremes.  Ordinary-sized men with ordinary  sized feet have to go on drilling  in their old boots or their bedroom slippers, while the depart-,  ment carefully prbvide's for recruits with.the feet of a chorus  girl or, a North of Ireland policeman.      .  Another curious feature of the  i  provisions made by the gent's1  furnishing section of the Militia,  Department^ that there are no1  small-sized uniforms in the stores  department. There are boots'  for little men���������ten thousand of  them no less, but there are no  clothes for them.;   An(d obviously even the smallest soldier has  to be.dressed   to some  extent  above his "ankles.    The height  restrictions-for   recruits   have  been gradually lowered, but with  no corresponding diminution of  the height of their clothes.   Of  course, the small  soldier,   if a  handy man with a needle, can  put various tucks and reefs into  his garments.     It is  naturally  much easier to shorten a pair of  trousers than to lengthenthem.  But  this   accordion-pleating  is  apt to detract from the dashing  and military elfect of the uni-  form, and to convey a rather un  pleasant impression that the uniform in question had been made  by a woman who came in to sew  by the day.  ON THE FENCE.  With the exception of the Vancouver World, all the dailies  coming to our office are very re-  ticient on the subject of prohibition. When they do mention it  they advise caution and that the  question must be carefully considered before an opinion is  fornied. As there are many  people arrayed on either side it  will be very hard for these dailies  to come to a, decision without  causing offense.  A decided economy in fuel consumption is  effectedj>y using nickelled steel in.  Ttenjfe  oven. It attracts and holds the  heat far better than most oven  materials. See the McClary dealer.  53  Spend Your Vacation in Bella Coola  where is found scenery unsurpassed  Mountaineering Amidst Eternal Snows  ii   * I,  GRIZZLY BEARS, BLACK BEARS,  Goats and Deer in abundance  DEAL ESTATE booms in the  cities haVe come and gone.  People are beginning to flock to  the' country/ The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities' for all. Did not  know, is no'excuse. Investors  should keep;'posted on develop-!  ments by reading the "Courier.  TAXIDERMIST  You are Judged by the  stationery that you use.  Let us do your job printing.   We will do it right.  DUILD UP YOUR. HOME  TOWN. 1 Do'not talk���������support home industries ��������� talk is  cheap. The] best way to show  that you are in earnest is to  practise it. k  Support the "Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  All kinds of Game Heads  mounted, ' 'true to nature,"  and also some fine specimens for sale, by���������  Hans Allertson  HAGENSBORG, B. C.  Plumbing  We buy from the Factory and  sell to YOU direct. Largest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto.' Let us quote you.  KYDD DROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  ouner  The C  ..$1 .a-Year-  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. G.  kTHEtwo principal reasons  *   why   you   should   buy  "Shamrock" Hams, Bacon,  Lard, etc., are:  FIRST���������  There is none better.  SECOND���������  They are the only  brands produced- in  B. C. under government inspection.  Ask for "SHAMROCK"  Burns'  BACON  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioned  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  The reward of a three daus' hunt In nature's leitds al Bella Coola.  Trout in all the Stream* Camping in a Fine Climate  Mr. Fred Hendricks, who has  had a wide and varied experience  throughout the continent in search  of large-and small game, offers  his services as guide and guarantees "game, or no pay."  ���������  Bella Coola can.be reached by  Union Steamship Co. 's steamers  from Vancouver every Thursday.  Two days' sail through scenery  rivalling the coast of Norway. A  bus meets the steamer.  Modern Hotel accommodation, with hot and cold water, baths, etc., and  lastjbut not least Guides that will "guarantee" game.  IVrile to F. Hendricks. P. O. Box 63, Sella Coola, B. C, as to the best time to hunt the carious game.  ��������� - ������  ���������-    ���������  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  ALL GOOD GROCERS  Saturday, Octokr  i,m  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN i������qr  u.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  eneral Merchandise  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  1    CAMP. HEATING AND COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  ClothingrShirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������   '������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospedors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the moft suitable articles are kept at prices that  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  - Stai  ams  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  1 Best Goods-Lowest Prices'largest Stock  RAW FURS BOUGHT AND SOLD  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO, BELLA COOLA, B.C.  ssiP^giss^^ ~~ ~  ^'I^������^^^^������������;^aA.M  ft!}. M:ce I ;>a &4i.i3&ilM>*i.*iViFiti**~**r,

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