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 %  tc YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  Lt BELLA COOLA. EXCEL-  LENT HUNTING AND  FISHING.  ��������� hJ^^Z. /��������� t-i tj__TTmrarrrn i i i i i i i i  i i i1  ^MJl^^^^ *!' '^(^^'''^xi-^^^^fii''" '"^  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, 1.30 inches.  fiVOL 3"N0' 48  iBombard Belgian Coast  Sbombarded all poS1 ions held by  Germans on the Belgian coast as  i las Ostend. At the same time  British airmen made a successful  f attack causing- many casualties  land scoring a victory.  BELLA COOLA, B. C, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11,  1915.  $1.00 a Year  I Austrians Held in Check  S Nish, Serbia, Sept 9.-Serbian  $ artillery prevents Austrians fortifying the  left   bank   of   the  W Danuoe.  ^Russians Claim Success  Petrograd, Sep. 9.���������Grand  19 Duke Nicholas "reports having  ligained victory and blocking the  il'German advance in many places.  13'  Agitating Strikes  > Washington, D. C, Sept. 9.--  |&The Austrian ambassador fails  to explain the charge that he advised strike in munitions plants,  he says he does not care if he is  recalled.  Allies Preparing New  Offensive Campaign  Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 9.- J.  Anthony 'Drexel, son of Colonel  Drexel, head of the great hanking firm, serving as chauffeur to  Sir John French, arrived a convalescent from a recent illness.  He say.n: "The Allies are now  preparing a new offensive campaign. Mem and munitions are  plentiful, and the offensive will  be pushed to a successful conclusion. Great Britain has between three and four million  men in the field and more in  training. Calais is almost impregnable. It is defended by  "miles upon miles of trenches,  strong forts with big guns and  large forces."  Russians Force {Germans Claim Success  Germans to Retreat  Petrograd,  Sep.  London, Sept. 10.���������According  10.���������Official. ;to a Berlin official statement the  Following the Russian victory on icrown Prince is making another  Tuesday near Tarnpol, when they j determined1 attempt   to   break  through the French lines and has  succeeded in taking trenches  over a front of two kilometres  and to a depth of from three to  five hundred metres, capturing  2000 prisoners, 48 machine guns  and G4 mine throwers.  Ex-Ministers Remanded  ������ ' Winning, Sept. 9, ���������The four  J ex-mroisfers are  remanded  for  trial until Monday, pending the  r-: arrival'of  their   counsel   from  ? Toronto.   Extradition   proceed-  ;: ings compel contractor Kelly to  -' return.  p   |? Earthquakes Shake  Central America  . San Juan del Sur, Sept. 9.���������-  Violent earthquakes shake the  state of Salvador, destroying  many villages with heavy loss  of lives.  Further despatches state: Serious earthquake has rocked Central America for two days. Many  towns are destroyed; it is feared  that thousands perished When a  great tidal wave along the west  coast of Costa Rica swept several .villages to the sea.  Cholera in Turkish Army  Athens, Sep. 9. ��������� Special despatch. An epidemic of cholera  has broken out with great violence in the Turkish army.  U. S. Waits Information  Washington. D. C, Sept. 9.-  One American seaman by the  name of Wolff, was lost in the  sinking of the Hesperian by a  German submarine. Secretary  of State, Mr. Lansing, has cabled  Berlin for information.  Plan to Destroy Harvest  Montreal. Sep. 9.-It is reported here on good authority that  Germans have planned to destroy  the Canadian harvest by burning!  elevators.     Secret   service men]  are on their trail. i  captured 30 guns, 200 officers,  8000 men and much booty, is the  report, that southwest of Tren-  ���������howla, during 7-8, the Russians  took as prisoners another 150 officers and about 7000 men; the  Teutons are retreating hastily toward the river Strypa. The communication adds that the Russian  captured since September 3, on  theSereth front, total 383officers,  over 17,000 men and a great quantity of guns. The statement also  adds that Von Hindenburg' still  unable to force passage of Dvina.  Wealthy Widow Murdered  New York, Sep. 10. -Mrs. E.  Nichols, a'wealthy widow', was  found murdered in her home and  jewels worth one and a half million dollars missing. Two servants told, that three masked  men had first bound and gagged  them and then forced entrance  into Mrs. Nichols' room. She  was found strangled to death,  with her face badly cut and  clothing torn.  Arraigned for Manslaughter  Victoria, Sep. 10. ���������T. Graham,  Government inspector, and J. H.  Tonkin, manager Western Fuel  Co., have been arrested and charged with manslaughter, arising  from the mine accident at South  Wellington.   February 9,   when  nineteen lives were  lost.  The French, both in their midnight report and again this afternoon admit that the Germans  had gained a partial success, but  declared that in most instances  they were thrown back with  heavy losses. French 75's saved  the situation when the line was  strained to breaking point. The  Germans, who in their furious  onslaught had got to within five  miles of the coveted railway,  lost all the ground they had  gained and left behind them  over 8000 dead.  Zeppelin Raid on East Coast  London, Sep. 10. As a result  of a Zeppelin raid on the east  coast yesterday, 20 persons were  killed and 86 injured.  The raising of funds in aid of  the equipment of and establishing a, base hospital at the. front  to which attention has been called before, has been going forward in Bella Coola for the last;early and late  two weeks. As announced in  our issue of, last week the receipts till then were $226. Since  then a few of our young ladies  have busied themselves selling  tags, with gratifying results as  may be gathered from the following statement submitted by Mrs.  E. C. Clayton, treasurer of the  fund:  connection with the more than  ordinary amount of practice in  her profession since assuming  the position of residentphysician,  has kept our doctor going both  Pre-Emptor Shot Dead  Stuart Lake, Sep. 10.���������J. D.  Coward, a pre-emptor at Stuart  Lake, was found on Wednesday  morning.dead with a bullet hole  in his head. His wifejieard a  shot outside about ten o'clock at  night, but was afraid to go out.  He came from California.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  Roosevelt Praises Canadians,  Quebec, Sep. 9. Col. Roosevelt before leaving here on a  hunting trip to Lake Edwards  said: "Most emphatically I side  with the Allies. I entertain great  admiration for the patriotism of  the Canadians."  The  S. S.   Chelohsin  arrived      Mrs. E. A.  Wheeler went to  ate on Sundav last.    It was 5:30 join her husband who had pre-  before she began discharg- ceded her to Vancouver.  Bella Coola and Rivers Inlet Machine Gun Fund  The Soldiers in Urgent Need  If your name is not on this list, let  it be on the next.    $1000 wanted.  I have the pleasure of enclosing list of subscriptioi.s ^eiyu  towards the Machine Gun Fund. Residents of 1 Sella i oola \ ai  ty may send contributions to either of the members oi the sui>  scription committee who are: S. Le Grant. R F. -Lu-obsen i  Prison, M. W. Marvin; for Rivers Inlet, Mr. Gunnar Satig^ta.i  w to the secretary-treasurer, who will acknowledge all receipt:  trough the press. ,   ,.  ������.T. Landry, sec.-treas., Bella Coola and Rivers Inlet M. u ���������������  Amount previously  acknowledged.. $934.00  ���������J*- 0. Hansen         5.00  F:_Jacobsen       2.00  'As following subscriptions re-  Ce������Wfrom Rivers Inlet'per C  ������sawas fishermen  J-McKinnon   v- Mattson....  D- MeClosky   f- Bl'ynildsen  Matsuki    Yamada ..  p. m.  ing her cargo for here.    Among  ! the outgoing   passengers   were;  'Mr. and  Mrs.  I.  Fougner, Mrs.  : E. A. Wheeler and some whose;  names we did not get. j  |    Mr. I'. Fougner, Indian-agent, j  j went to Victoria to make his re- j ecj ram which he has imported  ! port to the Indian Commission i for tne improvement of his flock.  I on the demands and needs of the ' ��������� -  | Indians located at Alcacho and  Anaham Lake.  Mrs. O. Oveson, who has been  on the sick list for nearly two  months, is slowly recovering.  Mr. Albert Hammer of Noosat-  sum was in town over Sunday.  He received by the boat a blood-  John Widsten, fishery officer,  is away on a trip to the head-  Misses A. and M. Gibson    $ 11.00  Misses Kilpatrick and Margery  Clayton 12.00  Misses Phyllis and Janet Gibson  and Dorothy Clayton       9.35  Miss B. McDonald       8J5  Mrs. J. Clayton       3.00  Mr. A. Atkins       2.75  $ 46.25  Proceeds of garden party, etc.,  previously reported.... 226.00  Total.... $272.25  QJljitrrlr Nntir?  Sunday School     -    10:45 a.m.  Church Service     -   7:30 p.nii.  Special Sunday School Service.  ?  All Are Welcome.  Reo.  T. C. Colwell, B. A., Pastor  <J0  There is still a small balance  coming from sale of tags which,  very likely, will bring the  pro-_  ceeds.to 9-275.  A special feature of the Sunday evening service will be the  part taken by the children and  the superintendent, the children  assisting in the service of song.  Everyone interested in the boys  and, girls are given a hearty invitation.  We note that the hard times  do not affect everybody. Tom  Engebretson of Noosatsum. had  a piano conveyed to him on the  last boat.   Last Wednesday the steamer  Kiltik came up from Namu with  a scow load of lumber for wharf  repair and for bridges now to be  built by the Government.  Cohoe fishing is still going on  at the Namu cannery and of late  a certain amount of humpback  salmon has been caught; though  it is now very late for this kind  of fish to run they are still in  good condition for canning.  Rivers klet-Eella Eelia Joliir.gs.  At the Rivers Inlet Hospital,  born to Dr. and Mrs. G. E. Darby  on August 18th, a daughter.  A very pleasant party arranged  by the cannery boys took place  at the hotel on Thursday last  week. A number of the younger  members of the community spent  the evening agreeably in playing  games and displaying their skill  in different contests.  uiiui...  f   ,     d���������h��������� rw.i��������� ,.;������������������>. !    Percy Gadsden and C. Charlton  ti        i m.-c   Fnne-ner wi    ex-, waters of the Bella Coola river, /  He and Mi&. rougnei  win nv:ei.anna nt> have just returned from an ex-  ,i   their trip to   the  Panama examining into the existence of  *'"' ,-ition at San Francisco, and  hindrances to the salmon going  U> to be away six weeks.      i up to the spawning grounds.  Exp  intern  &v*  ���������'<)  17.00  5.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  1.00  1.00  Yoshihara  Inamizu    Maida  Kato  Shinkai      Oik aw a  Sekine   Kadokawa  Kawashima  Hori     ...  Urushihara  J. Wilson  II. Fredleifsoii  1.1)0  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.01)  1.00  1.(10  1.00  1.00  .00  1)0  tf'.lSO.OO  PROVINCIAL ELECTION  Youi 1  Alienee and support is respectfully requested.  T. D. PATTULLO.  ft  Prince Rupert Riding.  pedition up the Kimsquit River.  They-traversed the valley a distance of about twenty-four miles  for the purpose of locating a  trail to some agricultural lands  along this river. What seemed  to impress them the most on the  trip was the large number of  seals seen at the head of the inlet and even for some distance  up the river. The salmon was  conspicuous by its almost entire  absence.   Albert Hammer, the energetic-  secretary of the local Farmers'  Institute, urges upon the farmers to get their exhibits for the  Prince Rupert Fair ready in time  for shipment on the 16th inst.  In the meantime he will be busy  canvassing the farmers for exhibits.  The summer hospital at Rivers  Inlet is now about to be closed,  after ��������� a very busy season. A  greater number of patients was  treated this year than- in any  previous year. Records show  that since its opening'on March  1st, nearly ninety cases have  received treatment, while  during the whole of last season  the number that received medical aid at the hospital was eighty.  Dr. G. E. Darby, the medical  superintendent, with staff is now  about to return to the Bella Bella  Hospital.  Owing to its situation the Bella  Bella Hospital has always been  a busy one and expects to be exceptionally so during the coming  winter. Plans are now in preparation for a new and more  commodious building, and when  completed will have all modern  conveniences.  The Methodist Church of Canada built this hospital many  years ago, and at that time the  Indian-population was the foremost in their mind. A great  deal had been done for them in a  spiritual way, but it was thought  that their health should also be  looked after. Now that the white  population has increased the condition has changed, and last year  nearly thirty whites from.'* this  section of the coast came here  for medical aid and had. to op  cared for. So far this year;  forty-eight out of a total";of  eighty-six have been white patr-  ents. To be able to properly  look after these unfortunate's  that come here in search of  health, steps are now being taken  for better facilities all-around.  Dr. G. E. Darby, the medical  superintendent, though a young  man has met with great success  in this field. After a six years'  course of medicine at the University of Toronto, he was house  surgeon at the Vancouver General Hospital for over a year and  succeeded Dr. Best here a year  ago. The nursing staff is composed of Miss Germain, a graduate of the Hazelton Hospital, in  charge with two nurses, Misses  Wilson and Wharton:- off.Vaneou-  ver. __ '_   Mr. Selby Goss, who last June  had his ankle broken, and was  at the Rivers Inlet Hospital for  some weeks and from there was  taken to Vancouver for X-ray  examination, is now in a fair way  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sutherland  have been very busy of late mov-! of recovering the full use of his  ing into the doctor's residence foot and will be back here in the  at the  hospital.    This work in  course of a few weeks. i     ���������>���������-���������    ������   %m> ���������"*  ���������W  BELLA COOLA COURIER  Tlie Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada "  1  Year $1.00  6 Months   , :    0.75  -3 Months ;    0.50  United States  1  Year $1.50  1 Year.  United Kingdom  .  .$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.  For Advertising Rates',  Apply at  Office.  - '  To"Correspondents���������{While unobjectionable .anonymous communications will be published, the  name and address of every, writer of such letters  must be given to the-editor. "  ' The Editor reservesjthe rijrht to refuse publication of any letter. ; All manuscript at writer's  risk.       ', ,  f  .y<uicoa?er Office -1- 317-323 Cambie St.  'Jfralitfl jtopulfrsntprana rat lex."  SATURDAY^' SEP.' 11, 1915.   ___4-  '  An Important Issue.  ' The bedrock upon; which the  State is founded is the morals of  its people. A'nything.that makes  -for purity in their lives and in  their views is 'so much added to  the security of the State.  If the people are clean ih their  lives and.are.industrious, all the  prove the evil effects of prohibition in Russia.   According to this  paper, "it is indeed awful the  way the people, both physically  and morally^ are going to  the  dogs in that country which was  so highly   civilized - before  the  vodka, by  imperial decree, was  taken away.    And the death rate  as a natural  consequence has,  outside that caused by the war.,  increased at an alarming rate."  If all this is true we must conclude that   the government of  Russia is composed of the greatest dunderheads, upon   earth.  "The Week" will make us believe  that  by the abolition of vodka  the Russian   government   have  deprived the country of hundreds  of millions of dollars revenue annually, and the only return for  Jthis great sacrifice they receive  nothing but death and demoralization.    Really our brains are  notsufficiently'muddled to believe  this-,   even   though   we   find.it  soberly stated" in an  otherwise  reliable'journal. '. -  British Columbia's Plight:  The. Mathers' commission inquiring into the parliamentary  building' scandal in Manitoba,  in making its- report, declared  that contractor Kelly was overpaid $577,350, but that the-buildings are quite safe. - This fraud  other desirable things such as upon,the public treasury caused  such a political upheaval in Manitoba that the party to which 'the  offending government belonged,  was virtually wiped out of existence in the recent election.  When we look upon the condition of the public treasury of  our province, consider the*large  things that will be added unto it. I area of agricultural and timber.  enlightenment;* good, govern  ment,   prosperity- arid   liberty7  will,be su,re to-follow;  The abolition of the liquor traffic- is one of the things which will  make for the betterment of the  morals of the, people and therefore also   for. the  other   good  ,   This is no longer.a theory, hatched out in the Heads of impractical persons, who imagine vain  things; but. has been proven by  practical application for several  decades in nearby States to be  everything claimed for it by its  most enthusiastic advocates. . It  is true that it is not well to force  prohibitory, legislation   of   that  nature upon an;unwilling majority in a democratic State, as it  will be almost /.impossible to enforce its provisions.    But when  the public sentiment is sufficiently enlightened  and desirous of.  i __  better things, it is in the highest  interest of the country to abolish  the liquor traffic.  ��������� Tn this the second decade of  the twentieth century, the editorials of  anti-prohibition newspapers coming, to our office afford   rather   strange   reading.  They are solemnly  and  sadly  setting forth arguments in defense of the traffic which years  and years ago have been conclu-  siyely refuted, both by logic and  experience.  These troubled editors   bemoan   the   impenetrable  stupidity of the  fanatics,  who  clamor for the destruction of this  highly prosperous industry the  exit of which Will prove disastrous to the welfare of the whole  country.   Any ordinarily informed person is almost forced to the  conclusion that* these  calamity  howlers have been asleep for at  least twenty years and are just  waking up and,, therefore, have  not observed the  beneficial effects of prohibition in the many  countries that have adopted it.  "The Week" of August 14,  published in Victoria, brings  forth a statement taken from a  London   journal   purporting   to  lands diverted from their proper  utilization, the millions in.money  jeopardized in * guaranteeing the  bonds of railroads which open up  comparatively small sections of  the province, the large commissions paid in the purchase of-the  Kitsilanband Songhee's reserves  and the excessive price paid in  the purchase of the two submarines, we come to the conclusion  which to us seems entirely just,  that the looting of the Manitoba  treasury by the Roblin government' was a small matter compared with the reckless administration of our provincial affairs  by the McBride government.  That people outside of British  Columbia share our opinion of  provincial affairs may be gathered from the following extract  of an article from the.pen of H.  F. Gadsby of Ottawa. In dealing with the political situation  he says in part:  The clergy of the lower mainland and a number of good citizens have banded together and  are demanding a royal commission to investigate.   The figures  submitted by their experts indicate that, compared with British  Columbia,'looting was just in its  infancy in Manitoba.    Where the  Manitoba crowd  took  millions,  the British Columbia outfit got  away with,tens, perhaps, hundreds of   millions.     They're no  pikers   out   there  in   Victoria.  When they play poker with the  public resources- the roof's the  limit.     "-*.,.  It was'a brisk game while it  lasted, but the province is about  gutted now.   A royal commission  in British Columbia would show  the treasury as bare as Mother  Hubbard's cupboard, and nothing to line "the shelves but the  worthless   promissory^ note's of  the exploiters and speculators.  However, there is little present  danger of a royal commission in  British Columbia to be followed  by a general election as was.the  case in  Manitoba.     In  British  Columbia -the. government has a  lieutenantVgovernor of .its own  party complexion, and  he will  make it his duty to sit on the lid.  In Manitoba the Roblin government was cursed with a Liberal  lieutenant-governor, who insisted in pulling the lid off.   That's'  the main difference.   Manitoba  had a wash-up, British Columbia  goes in for a hush-up;   Until the  sky looks a good deal brighter  than 'it does,now,  safety first  will be the McBride-Bowser line  of action.  It is safe to assume that Mr.  Gadsby voices the general opinion held in the capital of Canada,  and if that is the case it is equal  ly safe to assume that Sir Richard's chances of entering the  cabinet of Sir Richard Borden  are about equal with those of Sir  Rodmond Roblin.  o    o'   o    o     o  Objections tq Machine Guns.  TheCourierarticle referred to  by Messrs. Atkins and Lord in  this issue, was not designed for  anyone in particular. If we were  looking for subjects of the kind  that these communications intimate, we should certainly have  confined ourselves to our own  side of the street, and not wandered so far fpom home.  The Courier^ quoted , rather  heavily from a speech by one of  Canada's leading statesmen, and  we are prepared to let it go at  that.  Questionable patriotism w e  know nothing, about. We have  heard that a majority of people  can be wrong, and it may be that  the whole of Canada is wrong in  giving machine guns, and that  Messrs. Atkins "and Lord "are  right.  ���������     O     O,-    o     o     o  . The Truth About Russia.  The fallowing from The White  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 Orden  Ribbon Tidings will prove interesting to" our readers:  "Although Russia is at war it  seems in many respects to be enjoying a new heaven arid a new-  earth.     The treasuries   of   the  savings'banks are bulging. During   the   eight   months, ending  April 1st, 1914, the,'increase in  the savings   amounted to only  $3,250,000.    Then the war came  on with  its'  unprecedented expenses,   but  prohibition   is the  order of the day in all Russia and  during the eight months from  October 1st, 1914, to April 1st,  1915, the.increase in the savings'  banks has amounted to $130,000,-  000, or forty times as much as  before prohibition.  The effect on the health of the  nation .has been just as marvellous. The falling off indiseases,  especially those caused by alcohol, or. those to which alcohol  contributes, has fallen dff over  seventy per cent.  "From July to December, 1913,  there were in Petrograd alone  97 suicides, but between the  same dates in 1914, suicides were  reduced to 14. In Warsaw during the same periods, suicides  _   Gault Brothers Limited  WHOLESALE <DRY GOODS  361 Water Street        Vancouver, B.C.  ���������J Qault Brothers for over 60 years have successfully  maintained wholesale Warehouses throughout Canada  *I The Vancouver stock is the largest and best assorted  slock 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  were reduced from 419 to 205.,r  Facts like these must rouse  people to shake off the use of  this .deadly "drug. The liquor  interest have employed the most  clever writers to deny the truth  of these facts. But we must remember that temperance people  have nothing to gain but the  welfare of the nation, while the  liquor men are fighting to retain  this money-making monopoly.  Clear the Land.  The British Columbia govern-]  ment is in receipt of a grant of!  $100,000 from the Dominion to I  be expended for agricultural purposes.  The ' provincial government,;  finding the introduction of siloj  to be the best means of promot-j  ing and encouraging agriculture]  at this juncture,  is now busily'  THE PRINCE RUPERT FAIR, 1915  Are you a member? * <$? %^SZ  -British Columbia Agricultural and Industrial Association,  payable any time before the'1st October next.  Membership Spells Strength: The Government  base the "Fair Grant" each year on membership strength.  450 was the membership 1914. $400 the Government  grant; and 1000 members is the number wanted for 1915,  which means a corresponding increase in the Government  grant for .1916.     Will you join and help development?  ��������������� ��������� ��������� !   Your$$ mean a better and larger Fair. Your dollars  mean more dollars spent on the Fair in September next.  Your $$ will aid development, increase payrolls, and  bring profit and prosperity to yourself and your community  WILL YOU SEND IN YOUR NAME AT ONCE to the  Secretary, P. O. Box 1657, as one of those who are boosting for a prosperous Northland.  ij MARK  CeyEon  XvTEA.-  PACKED.     BY -  WM braid acq.  ���������:..��������� TEA.    IMPDB-ftRS  ....   MNCO'OvER,  ; B, C;  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICE  BETWEEN  BELLA GOOLA and VANCOUVER  d. b.      Chelohsin" Leaves   Vancouver   every  Thursday at 11  p. m.     (Victoria day previous.)  Leaves Bella Coola Sundays 9 a.m.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY  S. S. " Coquitlam" and S. S. "Capilano" will sail  from Vancouver every two weeks, carrying Gasoline  and Explosives.  u���������.PoVateB of Frei*?hts, Fares and other information, apply l"  n!r������nV iXEic# Carkau- St., Vancouver; or Geo. McGrk.jo".  Jgent,  1003 Government St.. Vir/rnnrA  0  IOC  M  *w  ____^_&_t!������3in^MQ_^  -____.  fjw**^* ���������* *?M /*��������� "*w  ������X^S,3#i_^y-:_^  I  ���������, ..ifcafiw'ufe* i*:^S  tot/}  BELLA COOLA  COURIER  Three "Made-iri-Canada" Favorites  SITRO CLUB���������REMINGTON���������ARROW  '���������'    uiTRO CLUB-a steel-lined "Speed  Shell'' that gala more birds  y 0J.1 ltoine permits higher compression-produces more power-in-.  4 2S  iSafeht line-drive      The awifteBt   shell   on   the   rnarket-an  ���������Srfvo Remington-UMC product.  dp MING TON���������The highest-ffrade    low-priced,   Canadian-made  _   i^ipcq Shell. Loaded with Standard Smokeless Powders.     Primed  ���������   -thNo- 33 Primer.   Moderate priced���������but Remington-UMC .jualiiy.  ARROW���������the last word in "Speed Sheila." You take.-iHhort.-r lead  '������w uwifter-hit harder���������and get your birdfl with the centre of  iSS.   The export's choice���������the world's finest Hhell.  the  Try these shells on you r next trip.    You 'U gain  new respect for   "Made in   Canada"  sheila.  o-MINGTON ARMS - UNION, METALLIC CARTRIDGE COMPANY  ltt'*'       (Cnlraetofi to Uut British Imperial and Colonial (Jouemmrntx)  WIHDSOB, ONT.  _������<���������*��������� E**  Ntw Y.rk, U.S.A.  If*  rfeged erecting demonstration j farming here best by supplying  Kilos in different parts of  the j the  Farmers'   Institute   with  a  province and in addition provid-jland clearing outfit.  "���������the filling outfit, comprising1  pgine and ensilage cutter.  "Bella Coola farmers are not in  (Heed of demonstration silos yet,  Ibtit rather that which goes before  Ifthe raising of crops, namely land  Jfcleared ready  for   cultivation.  VFhe government could advance  A Valuable Defender.  General Winter, who is a silent  but valuable member of the Russian stafr, has already started  showing what he is likely to do  during the next few months.  A feu) lines u'c specially  recommend  Duerrs -  Jams and Jellies  Huntley & Palmers  ���������Biscuits  'Griffen & Skelleys  famous gold and  silverbar  Canned and dried  fruits  LEESON, DICKIE, GROSS & CO., Ltd.  Wholesale Grocers Vancouver, B. C.  f  J. W. Peck & Co. Ltd.  Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  We carry a complete stock of Men's rumishings  and all the best  English  and American   Hats  JOHN W. PECK & CO., LTD.  MONTREAL        WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  Milk Production is Greatest When"  Cows Freshen in the Fall.  H'n- are so many advantages  n having dairy cows come fresh  '" the fall, while the disadvantages are but vary few, if any,  that one wonders why so little  progress is being made in that  direction. Those who have silos,  and no one can afford to dairy  without a silo in these days of  high priced land, should be especially anxious to have at least  two-thirds of their cows calve in  the fall of the year.  September is a good month to  have the cows freshen. If grass  is short at that time it can be  supplemented with silage and the  necessary grain, and thus the  flow of milk brought up to the  largest amount possible. Later,  with an abundance of succulent  (evd at hand, the milk flow can  easily be maintained throughout  the winter months. Then, by  the time grass comes and the  cows have given milk for seven  or eight months and the flow  tends to diminish, it will be revived when the cows are turned  on good pasture, while in July  and August when the flies are  bad and conditions are against a  liberal flow of milk, the cows  are either dry or very soon will  be.  In other words, the cow that  calves in the fall has a much better opportunity to produce a large  amount of milk and butterfat in  a season than the one that freshens in the spring. This is readily appreciated upon a little reflection. Suppose a cow freshens in May when the pastures  are good. She gives a large flow  of milk during May and June,  first because feed is abundant,  and second because she has recently freshened. But no sooner  has she started than the hot  months of July and August with  flies and perhaps dried up pastures are upon her and the milk  flow immediately drops. When  cooler weather returns and grass  revives there will be a slight increase in the yield of milk, but  a full flow normal for that period  cannot be obtained till the cow  has calved again.  It is safe to say that a given  cow will produce twenty per cent  more milk and butterfat when  she calves in the fall than when  she comes fresh in the spring.  This increase in production  should in itself be enough to  cause any dairyman to at least  have the majority of his cows  freshen in the fall.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  COALMINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  Manitoha, .Saskatchewan and Aliiekta,  the Yukon TKitiirroitir, the Nohth-westTehki-  tokieh und in a portion of the Province of  mtiTlBH Columbia, may be leunod for a term of  twenty-one yoar.s at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than Z.Mi acres will be leased  to one ap|,Ik-ant.  Application lor a lease must be made by the  applicant, ui person to the Avtent or Sub-Affent  of the district in which the riffhta applied for  are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or local sulxiivisions of sec-  Ui������"i' ?r"' '" "n3U,v<--yed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a  fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rig-hts  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  A royally ahull be paid on the merchantable out-  PUm������; Uie mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  the person operating the mine shall furnish  the AKent with sworn returns accounting for the  full quantity of merchantable coal mined and pay  the royalty thereon. If the coal rr.ininif rights  are not beinx operated, such-returns Bhould be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining riirhtB  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 rale of J10.W) an acre.  For full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the.  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Aftent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion Lands.  ������������������      .   W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. H.-��������� Unauthorized publication of. this advertisement will not be paid for.���������3CC90.  BUSINESS CARDS  Geokkkey K. Buknett   D. J. McGugan  c.e., h.c.l.s., b.a.s.c., b.c.l.8.,  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'. 0. Box 8S6. Telephone 232.  nor  Fur Sales Agency  600 dealers and trappers of B. C,  Yukon and Alaska have taken advantage of our Fur Sales Agency for 3 years.  bur sealed bid plan whereby 15 or 20  of the biggest ^ur 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. of0value on receipt,  sending balance immediately aftersale.  Our commission is only 3 to 4 per cent.  LITTLE BROS. FUR SALES  AGENCY, LTD.  54 POWELL ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  o  <  IOI  J  o  To Ensure a "Good Catch"  Get One of the Famous  B. BRYNILDSEN & CO.,  Stock Only the Best Fishing Tackle  SELLA COOLA, B.C.  Ivlitor.  Bella Coola Courier.  Sir, In a recent issue of the  Courier I note an article with the  caption. "Selfishness or obtuse-  ness."  In it you have the effrontery to  abfl those of the community  who do not support the Machine  Cun Fund either selfish or obtuse.  When the meeting was held relative to the advisability of purchasing a machine gun by the  ' lopulace. 1 happened to be  {h(.0nlv dissenting voice present.  Personally. I consider your re  marks in the Courier insqltinp  in the extreme and while takinp  i���������, the cudgels in defense of the  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.  '': "J.*3. iL~-itrf*:*-^"~:'?rr^3? g^--"i "*_frr~r__M ���������������*  ._._=___   ____=_������a  ihejylason Cyrxisch Piano  of to-day will make plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO  FINER  PIANO MADE I"  ������������������   SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  CIT Let us attend  your Victor Record  Jj  mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., VANCOUVER, B. C.  m  B  \A7HAT person so happy and contented as the prosperous farmer?  \\7JHAT person so independent?  ^XT'HAT 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.  ������  t^<^r>^1^>^r%W'^<^���������^^<^T>~<%<%9  _-  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���������v-  supposedly selfish and obtuse in  Holla Coola valley  follow   (  lions on Ihe package  .lividnals in  von will  Ih-  nio.v  , wi|| content myself with solid  al,,-uments and refrain from  stoopimr to the nomenclature  voa adopt.    My contentions are  the*-: ��������� j  1   The providing of guns and  (C.nlinurd on papc-I. column 3.)  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA COOLA COURIER.  Subscriptions Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  One Year $1.00  Six Months   0.75  Three Months  0.50  UNITED STATES.  One Year.  $1.50  United Kingdom and the Continent.  One Year. $1.00  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  . BELLA COOLA  COURIER  Saturday, September / /  79/J  ONE DOLLAR  FOR ONE YEAR  The Courier is the only  newspaper published on  the mainland coasT: between Vancouver and  Prince Rupert.  A distance of six hundred miles.  equipment in'general is specfic-  ally and solely the work of the  government.  2. If money is needed for that  purpose the correct" method is to  raise it by taxation.  . 3. There is grave danger in  overlapping the work of the government in this direction and  thus causing a needless waste.  4. The government is turning  down these public efforts, whilst  I admit it accepts the money and  uses it as they think best.  5. The time is not far distant  when funds for the Red Cross  movement, a most humane and  absolutely necessary work, will  not be procurable owing to a  prodigal and questionable patriotism, viz: purchasing of machine  guns ad lib.  In conclusion, I take off my  hotin sincerest admiration to all  subscribers to the local gun fund  who' have done so with a single  eye to the benefit of the Empire  at this critical time and have not  been actuated by a. desire for  either local or self aggrandisement.���������Yours sincerely,  Chas. Lord.  Bella Coola. B.C.,  -   August 26, 1915.  tion made at the inagural meeting that "it would advertise Bella Coola" strikes a new, and not  very harmonious note, in patriotism.  The question which arises in  my mind is, "Is it patriotism or  self-"aggrandisement? " ��������� Yours  faithfully,  A. Atkins.  Bella Coola, B.C.,  25th August, 1915.  A GOOD EXAMPLE.  The Penticton Herald tells what  Hedley, a small mining town,  has done for the cause of patriotism. It has sent out scores of  recruits, several nurses, three  machine guns, $1000 to the patriotic fund, $1000 to the Red Cross  fund, $300 to the tobacco fund,  $1500 for other war needs and.  tons of clothing to Belgian relief.  Annual Fair  Bella Coola, B. C;  Colony Hall, October;5, 1915  PRIZE LIST  It Will be to your interest to keep well informed regarding the  happenings throughout  the Northern section of  this Province���������  Editor,  Bella Coola Courier.  THE ^COURIER"  GIVESTHEM.  ADVERTISERS-  i  Now is the' time to keep  your name before the  public. No manufacturer or wholesalehouse can  afford to let slip the opportunity .; of increased  sales thatl public advertising brings.  DEAL ESTATE-booms in the  cities have come and gone.  People are beginning to flock to  the country. - The North-West  Coast of British Columbia offers  opportunities for all. Did not  know, is no excuse. Investors  should keep posted on developments by reading the "Courier."  JobPr  intin  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.     Do not talk���������support home industries ��������� talk  is j  cheap.    The/best way to show!  that you  are'm  earnest is  to!  practise it.    ���������'';.'  Support the "Courier" and you  are doing something for yourself  and your community.  Sir,���������May I be permitted to  comment upon your article in  -the last issue of the Courier under the heading, "Is it Selfishness or Obtuseness."  Of'the partiality displayed we  will say nothing, beyond deploring it;-for of all things it seems  to us an editor should be impartial, and it seems that he is going  out of his jurisdiction when he  brands those who do not see eye  to eye with the promoters of the  scheme as "selfish or obtuse."  While we quite recognize the  absolute, paramount importance  of a well equipped army; the necessity of caring for the wounded  is' also painfully  palpable, and  while the one is the obvious duty  of the government and the cost  of which should be, and I venture  to suggest is, met by taxation;  the other   is left,   rightly or  wrongly, to the charity of the  individual and therefore merits  the support of every being who  boasts of a particle of humanity.  Further, a perusal of the newspapers will show that it is virtually impossible to purchase a gun  such as it is proposed to donate,  under several months, and some  of the higher military officials  have seen  fit to  condemn this  movement as dangerous.  Surely this is no time to seek  a cheap notoriety and the sugges-  Dairy Products:     Class 1.  1 lb. butter in brick   2.50   1.50  Bread, Cakes, Etc.   Class 2.  1 loaf (home-made) *  'white.. 1.00.   .50"  1 loaf (home-made)  brown.. LOO  Pan buns (1 dozen). 1.00  1 cake (home-made) 1.00  .   Preserves. " Class 3.  Pickled onions,  1 bottle, quart.;  Mixed pickles,;.  1 bottle, quart..  Apple jelly, 1 glass  jar, pint..  Pot of jam any  variety..  Strawberries,  1 bottle, qaurt..  Raspberries, . y *���������  . 1 bottle, quart..  Cherries, 1 bottle, qt.  Plums,  Tomatoes (ripe) -.-  1 bottle, .quart..      .75-   .50  Bestcollectionof pre- .  serves, jelly and jam '3,00  Best collection of  pickles.  Home-made ������andy.  Plants and Flowers.   Class 4.  .50  .50  .50  .75 , .50  .75 -.50  .75 . .50  = .75 .50  .75     .50  Vegetables.  2 pointed cabbage  2 round         "  2 red             7  2 cauliflower      Class 6.  .50  .50  .50  .50  3 celery 50  -cabbage  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  1.00  1.00  .50  .50  .50  .75  .75  .75  2.00  1.00  .50  .50  .50  2.00  1.00  .50  2 lettuce  2 lettuce   ... ���������   6 sprays parsley   1 quart peas in pod.  1 quart beans (bush)  12 stalks of leeks ...  6 ears of sweet corn  "    - field      "  2 cucumbers   2 squash, hubbard,.  2 vegetable marrows  2 musk melons (cantaloupes) ..  6 beets, any variety  6 carrots, any variety  6 parsnips   ..,- 50  6 artichokes, Jerusalem ..  6 onions, yellow   6 " red .:....  6 " white ....  1 qt. onions, pickling  .   Potatoes.���������Six of each  Best collection 18 po-  ���������   tatoes, three varieties of six     1.50  Best six potatoes ...    1.00  L.00  ;5o  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .50  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .50  -.50  .25  .25  .25  .50  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .25  .00  .50  1 flowering plant ... .75 .50  1 foliage plafnt   .... .75 .50  1 hanging basket   .. 1.00 .50  Best collection of .cut  - * garden flowers.. 2.00 1.50  Fruit.     Class 5.     '  Apples and Pears.���������5 specimens.  1.00     .50  Plumbing  We buy from the Factory and  sell to YOU direct. Largest  Plumbing Showroom West of  Toronto. Let us'quote you.  KYOD BROS., LIMITED  Vancouver, B. C.  The-Courier  $1 a: Year  i  Published every  Saturday at  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  "THE two 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"  Pears (any variety)  Best box of apples,  one variety..  Best collection of five,  varieties of apples,  (named)   ... '.    2.50  Plums and Prunes.  Plums and prunes���������  collection of 3 vari- ���������  eties (12 of each).  Tomatoes.  Best 6 tomatoes, red  2.50   1.50  1.50  2.00   1.00  1.00     .50  Field Crops.���������Roots.     Class 7.  2 swede turnips (rutabagas.. .50     .25  6 field carrots.  .50     .25  6 beets (sugar) 50     .25  2 mangels  .50     .25  Best collection field  roots, three kinds  (not potatoes)  1.50   1.00  Grains, Grasses, Etc.  Class 8.  (All sheaves to be at least three  inches in diameter at string.)  Wheat in sheaf, any  variety..    1.00     .50  Oats       .   " ..    1.00     .50  Barley       " ..    1.00     .50  Collection of grains. 1.00 .50  Timothy in sheaf ... 1.00 .50  Clover, red or alsike  in sheaf..    1.00     .50  Alfalfa      1.00   - .50  Awarded by Wm. Rennie Co. Ltd., for best collection of vegetables  grown from'their seeds.    First prize, $2; second prize, $1.  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER  ������  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bajg now  >  From  BUTTER   EGGS  and keep your money at home.  P. BURNS & CO., Ltd.  Packers and Provisioncrs  Calgary     Vancouver     Edmonton  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN igor  .Brynildsen & Co.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  General Merchandise  Dry Goods and Notions  Staple and Fancy  Groceries  HEAVY AND SHELF HARDWARE  CAMP. HEATING  AND COOK STOVES  Large and well assorted stock  of Men's, Boys' and Children's  Clothing, Shirts and Underwear  We carry the largest and most  up-to-date stock of Men's,  Women's and Children's Shoes  in all styles at the lowest possible price. Men's Furnishings  to suit individual tastes     ������    ������  Tents-Pack and Riding Saddles  Settlers, Prospectors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mosl: suitable articles are kept at prices thai  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  -  Stai  HIS  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.  r'PtR  I WtJifcWJ'WpM*  .l_j������ r_*_r.._i i__E_._r_,

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