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 ���������_���������������.      "J-J       V��������� "*���������_..       ������������������ ,       ���������<>=���������:-. ���������_-  W7^ .j,^^^SR>  IF YOU WANT GOOD SPORT  VISIT BELLA COOLA. EXCELLENT HUNTING AND FISHING.  mxta_^^J^;_t-^--'.i. t'j arrte-rgTTT-T-rr-rr-i-i i i i i i  ^������_aT--T~pig!1  .   J; I   V-������^-=-r-r-r--5t  ���������- j -__lj        "  WEATHER REPORT FOR AUGUST.  Compiled  by Mr. C.  II. Urseth, of the  Bella Coola Observatory.  Temperature: maximum on 20th, 77; mean  maximum, 71.13. Minimum on 31st, 4'?,; mean  minimum   50.74.    Rainfall, .89 inches.  WVOL. 2���������NO. 51  li**wri  BELLA COOLA, B.C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,  1914.  $1.00 a Year  IV--.'  ms  everse  ^  rive  Iritain  Galls   for  More  Men  British Losses to Date Number 19,000  London, Sept. 10.��������� The British Prime Minister has called for  tore men to give their services to the country.     When the plans  )f the government are brought to completion the British army  rill number 1,854,000 men.  Additional British casualties   made public yesterday, covering  period up to September 7th,. bring the total for the campaign  iblose to19,000 killed, wounded and missing.  .ye-Witnesses Tell of  German Atrocities  Antwerp,   Sept.   11. ��������� Official  >uriers arriving here from the  [merican  legation  at Brussels  Sport that they were eye-witnes-  of fresh samples of German  frocities as they passed through  Souvain.     They say  that they  iw   sitting   outside   a   partly  iurned house an eight-year-old  boy whose hands and feet had  Ibeen cut off.    His mother when  isked who did it, replied "the  ^Germans,"  and  further stated  ffthat they also killed his lather.  '"who was laying on a sick bed  and   hacked   four   older   boys  to pieces. -  Big Increase to British Navy  Ottawa, Sept. 11.���������Hon. Lewis  Harcourt, in message outlining  the first month of the war, states  that the British navy should be  increased within twelve months  by ten capital ships, fifteen cruisers and twenty destroyers. During the same period Germany will  not add more than one third that  number to her navy.  Germ  ans in  Full Retreat  Allies Refuse Armistice  German Aeroplane Destroyed  Amsterdam, Sept. 11.���������A large  German aeroplane was brought  to ground today by the Belgians.  Three German officers were captured. The officers were well  known experts of the Krupp  armament company who delivered guns to the new Belgian forts  a few months ago.  " Summary of News from Seat of War  *$$.  m  7&  I  I  ;;||||; Official announcement from London 11:45 p. m. Tuesday states  ;'M^'- that the position of the French and Allies continues satisfac  tory.  f '-     An effective recruiting bill displayed in London has the following  in large black letters:  "Read these words.    We have to beat  Germany because her arrogant brutality is menace to civilization; because she breaks treaties, murders non-combatants,  .-- destroys beautiful cities,   fires on  sacred  red  cross.     Her  \ avowed object is to crush Great Britain.    Men of England re-  ������ member Louvain.    The fight is democracy versus tyranny.  '/���������} Do you wish to share the fate of Belgium, if not, enlist now."  V The London Telegraph urges Canada to immediate action regarding the appropriation of $35,000,000 for British navy. If Canada places that amount at the disposal of Great Britain, the  admiralty could quickly secure plans which completely neutralize the Reichstag's action giving the German admiralty a  blank cheque for pushing naval construction to the utmost.  fThe steamer Noordam of the Holland-America line with one hundred German reservists has been captured by a British cruiser  and taken to Queenstovvn.  *S������Sixty thousand Belgian refugees from the war zone are expected  S������&        to reach England in the next few days.    Great Britain supplies  )f#        the necessary transports.  *M������ Russian war office announces that the Austrian army in Galicia  and Poland is retreating in great disorder pursued by Russian  s^ cavalry who capture many guns and men.  $^|������ Despatch from Vienna says, "It is officially announced that a new-  battle commenced around Lorn burg today, Wednesday."  Slav provinces seeking opportunity to revolt.  Despatch from Shanghai says the British Cornwall and Gloucestershire regiments are ordered to Marseilles. They will be transported by a Pacific Mail Line steamer accompanied by the  hospital ship Delta and convoyed by a British cruiser.  E. M. Cuiq Mars, king's printer of the province of Quebec, who  was in Amiens when the German troops visited the town, says  the mayor and councillors were led away as hostages by German cavalry. The population were told these persons would  be immediately shot if any harm was done to German soldiers.  Illustrative of the ferocity of the German troops Mr. Cuiq  Mars tells of an Amiens butcher who answered a German  soldier somewhat brusquely. For this he was hanged by the  neck in front of his shop for every passerby to see.  It is reported that Belgian army at Antwerp have driven Germans  back to the environs of Louvain, and is active in other quarters.  German force of 400 which entered Nyassaland driven off at the  -,   point of the bayonet by the British troops.  Paris, Sept. 9.���������The most important and stubbornly contested  battle yet fought is now in progress to the east of Paris. The  military authorities decline to  give any indications of the number of men engaged, but according to those in a position to obtain authentic information, hundreds of thousands are engaged  on both sides, and the casualties  are said to be heavy.  The Germans today requested  an   armistice   of   twenty-four  hours, but this was met with a  point-blank refusal, accompanied  by the following message: "We  grant you that much time to get  out of France, otherwise, fight."  An  official  communication issued by the war office says the  Germans are in full retreat, but  while retreating delivered several successful   counter   attacks.  The fighting today extended  along both the Ourcq and Lome  rivers.      Later news says the  Allies are engaged in a strong  offensive movement but are finding progress exceedingly difficult.  British hopes as to the final  result of the great battle now  raging run extremely high.    It  is   understood   that   the   great  numerical superiority which has  been so great an asset to German  calculations,   no   longer exists.  In fact, it is believed that the  Allied forces are equal to, if not  superior in numbers to the German armies opposing them.  Russian Advance  Continues Steadily  Austria Fears Revolution  Petrograd, Sept. 10.���������A dispatch from a highly authoritative  source reports signs of a general  Austrian retreat on the whole  front between the rivers Bug  and Vistula. It is further stated  that the fortresses of Prezemsyl  and Jaroslav, and the river Vistula are the only obstacles the  Austrians now have to prevent  the Russian advance.  The dispatch says that Austria  is in fear that a revolution will  break out in Bukowina where  Hungarian sentiment is reported  to be growing rapidly in favor  of Russia.  Few Wounded by Bullets  Albania's King Quits  Durazzo, Albania, Sept. 10.���������  Prince William of Wied has quit  his new kingdom, taking passage  for Venice on the Italian steamer Misurala.  London, Sept. 10.���������The Daily  Chronicle's Havre correspondent  commenting on the small part  which rifle fire plays in the German attacks, quotes a Red Cross  surgeon who, he says, declares  that out of 500 wounded he has  treated only one who was suffering from a rifle bullet. All the  others had been injured by shrap-  nell or shell fire.   .  German Line of Communication Cut  The Tide Turns  Paris, Sept. 10.��������� Describing  the turn of tide which has taken  place over the whole war area in  France, an official communication says that pait of the German  line of communication has been  cut, which fact will materially  aid the Allies in driving the  enemy back.  An official announcement from  Bordeaux states that on the left  wing all attempts by the Germans to break through the  French lines on the right bank  of the river Ourcq have completely failed. The French have captured two German standards. On  the left wing the British and  French troops have crossed the  river Marne between La Ferte  and   Jourre   and   Chateau,   the  enemy falling back about fifty  miles. The Allies are now pushing the enemy who is in retreat.  During the course of their advance the British forces took a  large number of prisoners and  captured Mitrailleuses. Between  Chateau Keirsy and Vitry Le  Francois the Prussian guard has  been driven back. Action continues with great severity in the  region between Chau de Mailley  and Vitry Le Francois. In the  center and right wing there is  no change in the situation. In  Orinain and Argonne districts  the two opposing forces are  maintaining their positions. The  Allies have gained considerable  ground in the forest of Champe-  noux. The Germans seem to be  experiencing great difficulty in  provisioning their troops.  Jottings of Bella Coola and District  S.S. Camosun arrived in port! Mr. Gaarden, who wasseventy-  about her usual time on Sunday three years of age, was one of  last with a   large   quantity  of the original colonists who came  f\  t J*?  '   S5'3\  i I'  !\  Ship Destroyed by Mine.  London, Sept. 10.���������The Swedish steamer St. Paul, coal-laden,  during the voyage from Gothenburg struck a North Sea mine,  Wednesday, and foundered. The  crew of twenty-five men were  saved by the ship's lifeboats.  More Japanese Cruisers  One or Two Will Probably Join Idzumo  at Esquimalt  San Francisco, Sept. 10. More  Japanese warships may come to  the Pacific coast, the Japanese  consulate here says, to keep open  the lanes of travel between this  port and Japan. Another cruiser  or two will probably join the  Idzumo, with headquarters at  Esquimau.  The Kaiser Proclaims  Himself  Petrograd, Sept. 10.���������According to German prisoners, the  Kaiser's speech to his troops on  their departure for the front appears to have been of an extraordinary character. The text  appears to have been as follows:  "Remember, the German people  are the chosen ones of God. I  am his weapon, his sword, his  Vice Regent. Woe to the disobedient, death to cowards, etc.  Russian newspapers remark  that this speech goes far to show  that the German Emperor is suffering from the familiar worm  of insanity known as "Mania  graseosa."  Austrian Atrocity  Paris, via London, Sept. 10.���������  A despatch from Potrogard (St.  Petersburg) says the Novoe  Vremya charges that during the  bombardment of Belgrade the  Austrians destroyed a maternity [  hospital over which the Red  Cross was flying, killing one  hundred children.  freight besides a number of passengers.  Mr. Bert Rolston came up from  Vancouver by the last steamer  and will spend some time in the  valley.  Mr. J. G. Millichamp, the genial representative of John W.  Peck & Co. Ltd., of Vancouver,  has spent the last week in town  on business with the local merchants.  Vincent Clayton was among  the arrivals by the last steamer  from the south.  Mr. G. White, who with a  number of other local prospectors, has been making an investigation of the gold claims at  the head of Skowquiltz River,  on Dean Channel, left for the  south on Sunday, taking with  him some splendid samples of  gold concentrates and quartz.  Mr. White and his associates  are well pleased with the result  of their investigations, and  claim that it only requires suffi-  cent capital to realize their highest expectations in regard to the  richness of the ground.  to Bella Coola nearly twenty  years ago, and was one of the  most active members of the  Augsburg Lutheran Church at  Hagensborg. The funeral will  take place today at one o'clock.  Rev. T. C. Colwell returned to  town on Tuesday from a visit to  Firvale.   Bella Coola Contributes to Red Cross  Society.  No More Nurses Needed  Ottawa, Sept. 10.��������� The names  of no more women willing to  serve as nurses will be taken by  the militia department. The department already has about 100  names, all of which are accept-] morning at  able. i Hagensborg.  Cohoe fishing in local waters  is proceeding with varying success. While no exceptionally  arge individual catches are being  made the cannery is being kept  busy. The pack this year is the  record for many years, well over  twenty thousand cases being already secured. The S.S. Celtic  arriving last week brought some  5000 more empty cans which will  be utilized before the close of  the season.  It is with deep regret that we  report the death of Ole J. Gaarden, which occurred on Thursday  his    home  The Vancouver branch of the  Red Cross Society has received  the following telegram from the  headquarters of the society in  Canada:  "In view of heavy casualties  and in response to urgent cables  from the British Red Cross Society, we have decided to send to  London at the earliest possible  moment a cash donation of $50,-  000. We would be glad, therefore, if you would remit to us as  much money as you can spare."  In view of the above appeal it  has been decided that the treasurer of the Bella Coola Red Cross  fund shall send the amount at  present in hand, viz: $212, to the  secretary-treasurer of the Vancouver branch by the next mail  steamer.  Among the outgoing passengers by the last south-bound  steamer wras Lieut. P. J. Kenyon  of the Legion of Frontiersmen,  who went to join the Vancouver  command, which are at present  marking time awaiting financial  assistance in order to proceed to  the seat of war.  The frontiersmen are anxious  to retain their identity and for  that reason the members have  not thrown in their lot with the  other forces which have already  left Vancouver. It will be a  near matter of deep regret if these  (Continued on last page.) v  . .'WW*  I   -if*  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  I."  I,  i.  * i  h:  Saturday,  Seplemhei  12t /o  The J Courier  Published Weekly at Bella Coola by  the Bella Coola Publishing Co. Ltd.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES:  Canada  1 Year . .  6 Month*  3 Months  .$1.00  . 0.75  .   0.50  United States  1 Year.  1 Year.  United Kingdom  .$1.50  .$2.00  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 Correspondent?���������While unobjectionable anonymous communications will bo published, the  name und addiesdof every writer of such letters  must be given to the editor.  The Editor reserved the right to refuse publication of any letter. All manuscript at writer's  risk.  Vancouver Office. - - 317-323 Cambie St.  "g>ahifl paptrlt mtprrum rfit lrx.  SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 1914.  The Price of Defeat.  It may be depended upon that  the ruthless brutality with which  the Germans have so far conducted their operations will cost  them dear in the end. Acts.of  violence which they inflicted upon peasants, women and children  in. Belgium may fill some people  with terror, but the armies in  the field and the British, French  and Russian governments will be  doubly determined that finally  utter defeat shall come to the  forces of the LKaiser.  The exaction of forty- millions  blood money "from Brussels can  only be taken as a reminder, that  when Germany fights and wins  the vanquished pay. It is for  treasure and territory she fights.  What victorious Germany would  demand as compensation for her  efforts today; is beyond speculation. The forty millions wrung  from the city of Brussels gives  but a faint idea. Dread of the  acts which would follow the success of Germany will inspire the  allied nations, to give their last  man and their last dollar to the  pursuit of victory.  So it is, that almost at the commencement .of hostilities, Germany has inspired her opponents  with a desperation which will  choose annihilation rather surrender.  The route -to/ Paris has not  been smoothed by the action of  the Germans, in Belgium.  Lord Kitchener has made clear  the fact that the war is not yet  over, but has barely begun.  A Scrap of Paper.  Very little good is likely to  come of any protest from the  powers against the flagrant  breaches of international regulations by the Germans. Belgian  neutrality was only a "mere  word." such was the reply of  the Imperial- Chancellor to the  British ambassador, when Britain's protest against Germany's  violation was lodged. For a  mere, "scrap of paper"���������������������������the  treaty undertaking guaranteeing  Belgian neutrality ��������� Germany  would not change her plans of  action.  When international obligations  are so disregarded by Germany's  war councillors, what consideration can be expected to be paid  to a protest against the dropping  of bombs, in the night, amongst  non-combatant residents of a  city, or against the imposition of  a war tax on occupied territory ?  Germany is not going to be impeded in her course by any such  fine considerations.   .  o     o     o     o     o  A Strong Contrast.  The congratulatory message  sent by\ the Admiralty to the  British cruiser Highflyer, upon  the sinking of the German armed  merchant cruiser Kaiser Wilhelm  der Grosse, was distinctly -British  and stands out in strong contrast  to Germany's war manners .as  theyJhaye so far come to light.  With the knowledge that British troops had .suffered heavy  loss at the hands of the Germans;  the admiralty devotes half its  message to asking the captain to  deal leniently with the men taken  from the enemy's ship.  "The German officers and men  appear to have carried out thei r  duties with humanity and restraint, and therefore are worthy  of seaman-like' consideration."  So reads the message from the  British government.  Repaid With Their Own Coin  Japan, during her war with  China twenty years ago, occupied  Port Arthur.- Germany and Russia got together and ordered her  to evacuate the' place. Japan  quietly swallowed the ultimatum  and abandoned Port Arthur,  which was immediately occupied  by Russia. Germany took possession of Kiau Chau. But Japan  was not disposed to forget.  Ten years ago, in her war with  Russia,- one of her objectives  -was Port Arthur. At the cost  of thousands pf lives.she took  the place and inflicted serious  defeats on Russian arms both on  land "and sea.    *  Now comes the settling of her  account with Germany. The  ultimatum which she sent to  Berlin was couched in the exact  phraseology of the demand which  Germany and Russia made upon  her twenty years ago. She is  determined to destroy Germany's  influence in China for all'time.  With the conquest of Kiau Chau,  Japan will have evened the  score.  women who must work now and  who will weep later; the women  who will .find labor instead of  glory in the great war; the  women who must always look at  the grim, hopeless side of things,  and who are never enthused or  encouraged by the tinsel, the  glamor and the roar that drive  men on.  Old soldiers say that when the  guns begin to boom and the bullets to whistle, even raw recruits  forget to feel afraid; that there  is a fascination about the noise  and confusion that hypnotises  them into action.  :.;.;What about the women ? For  them their is no noise and confusion. They realize that war  is on only when the wounded  and dead are brought home to  recuperate or to be buried; when  flour gets scarce or when the  son sends a missive penned by  another's hand; when the hus-  band indites a loving message to  his children on the eve. of agreat  battle which warns him he will  not return alive.  We read with thrills about concentration   here,   of skirmishes  there, and of all the other phases  and activities that go,to make  up the great military game that  is being played by millions of  men.     What about the women  who are doing the real work, and  who will later be called upon to  pay the price���������the women who,  Horace   Greeley said,   should  never vote until they shouldered  the musket, but who nevertheless have been compelled to carry  every army, every campaign, and  every military expedition upon  their bended   backs   since   the  dawn of creation?���������Exchange.  Another Schoolmaster  Needed.  Those world-renowned diplomats of Europe who have been  making sport of our Mexican  policy may now reflect upon the  stupidity that led to the Austro-  Servian clash. A few "schoolmasters" i distributed through  the chancelleries of E u rope  would work a decided improvement in international relations.  ���������Chicago; Public.  Keen-Witted John Bull.  With a war on her hands Britain is starting up a hundred tin  plate factories for the, purpose  of supplying the world's demands. Germany is out of, the  business, and may never get back  into it. John Bull is as quickwitted as ever.���������Kingston Whig.  The British navy has a prompt  and effective process for converting any type of German war vessel into a.permanent submarine  on sight, i  Satw  The Bank of British North America  Accounts opened  for amounts  of $1 and upwards, and may hi.  ,  opened in two  names so ihal  artmeilt either or survivor  may   withdraw the amount.  BANK MONEY ORDERS: These are negotiable  anywhere, and are a cheap form for remitting small  Savings  Dep  Canada or the United States, cost 25 cents per $100.  Agents and Correspondents in every part of the World.  J. N. CRAN, Manager  Bella Coola Branch  Who would not offer a word  for the women of Europe���������the' milk.  Canada's Gift.  The Daily Mail, London, says:  The money panic is over, and the  rise in food prices has been  steadied. Canada's magnificent  gift of a million sacks of flour  has had an enormous effect. One  newspaper declares that the gift  is of as much importance to England in its immediate and ultimate effects as the winning of a  battle.  Don't imagine for a moment  that because a man is short in  stature he must necessarily have  been brought up on  condensed  TO EMPEROR WILHELM.  (FROM VANCOUVER SUN.)  Oh thou, whatever title suit thee,  High-sounding names may constitute thee  War lord or kaiser, and may put  thee  .   Abune the lave:  Some ca' ;thee king, but I salute  thee  As mair a knave.  Great is thy power, and great  thy fame.  Far ken'd and noted is thy name;  And though I dinna like to blame  A fellow-cratur,  Thy very greatness makes thy  shame  A hantle greater.  If thou hadst made the least advance,  There was a time thou hadst the  chance-.  To block the wheels o' circumstance,  And stop this racket;  Man! art thou blind with arrogance,  Or 3imply crackit?  I wonder what ye're thinkin' noo,  Thou and thy sabre-rattlin' crew,  Wha thought that bounce wad  tak' ye through,-  For a'e thing's shair;  Ye've bitten a' that ye can chew,  And far, far mair.  The Russian bear ye micht hae  chased,  The eagle's swoops frae France  hae faced,  But noo, my man, ye'll rue your  taste  For plots and spyin',  Because ye've roused that sleepy  baste,  The British lion.  ���������A. S., Jun.  PROJECTED ROUTE OF THE PACIFIC & HUDSON BAY RAILWAY.  DRANEY FISHERIES LTD- Proprietors:  Rough and  Dressed  Lumber  ������������������of any dimensions  Write Us for Quotations���������Let Us Figure on Your Requirement!  Address: NAMU, B.C.  Gattlt Brothers Limited  WHOLES A LE VRY' GOODS  361 Water Street       Vancouver, B.C.  <J  Qault Brothers for over 60 years have successfully  maintained wlmlesale warehouses throughout Canada  <J  The Vancouver stock u the largest and Best assorted  stock on the Coast, in some cases the best West of Toronto  STAPLES Ready-to-Wear CARPETS  SMALLWARES   MEN'S FURNISHINGS    LINENS  RIBBONS     .      House Furnishincs       DRESS GOODS  MAIL ORDERS EXECUTED THE DAY RECEIVED  V.  ���������.".'i-i  A stalwart recruiting sergeant  in London who advised a youthful volunteer to run home to his  mother was promptly invited  outside to prove which wa^.. the  better man.   Owing to an oversight in proclaiming peace after the Crimea,  Berwick-on-Tweed, Sir Edward  Grey's constituency, which is a  separate part of the United Kingdom, is still at "war" with Russia.    While the dogs of war are loose  in Europe, some hogs of war are  busy at home raising food prices.  George Carpentier's term oi  service in the French nrmymay  be four years.    His pay ^understood  to  be $20.40 a year, o I  cents a day.    Carper.tier's arr.  bition  was to  win   the world's  .heavyweight championship and  lay aside $1,000,000.    He was in  a fair way to succeed,   for-ln^  bank account is said tobe$l,0<xi  000, and he had many promising  bouts in sight in England, Frame  and  other countries  when tit  war broke out, and he was a*  signed to the air craft squad  You need not pay the war tax  on spirits unless you like.  Firebox linings withstand years of use because made of McClary Semi-Steel.   See a  Us  jf&}/?Cft?   You'll _ notice the linings are  made in nine pieces. There's  a good reason-ask the McClary dealer.  Sold By All General Merchants.  8*  UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF B.C., LTD.  Boscowitz Steamship Co., Ltd.  REGULAR FREIGHT  AND PASSENGER SERVICK  BETWEEN  BELLA COOLA and VANCOUVER  r  S.S. CAMOSUN ^Victoria ever, Wednesday.  --���������- ^Leaves Vancouver every Thursday at 11 p.m.  LEAVES BELLA COOLA SUNDAY MORNING.  S. S. "Capilano" or S. S. "Coquitlam" also call with  Gasoline and Explosives by special arrangement.  For rates of Freights,  Fares uikI other information, apply '"  Hkai) Oi.tick, Cahkam, St.,   Vancouver; or Gko. McCJkku"-  Htfunt,    1003  GOVKRNMKNT ST.,   VICTORIA.  A  I  <;ffi������iM': HI  I Saturday, September 12,   1914  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER  ,41  til   ,  H  OYAL STANDARD is  the wizard of the kitchen.  Acts like magic in any  recipe calling for flour.  Royal Standard is the  open sesame" to good  caking. It transforms ordinary bread, cakes or pies  into real wonders of the  culinary art.  Your grocer sells Royal Standard  under  a  money-back guarantee.  !',%2*  B E3T  ^J*%  tm  ���������:*>]  r ���������*������������������ ~\  J. W! Peck & Co. Lid.  -    Manufacturers of  CLOTHING, SHIRTS,  CAPS and OVERALLS  We carry a complete stock of Men's Furnishings  and all the best English   and American   Hats  British Columbia's Gift.  It is gratifying to read how  the various provinces throughout  the  Dominion  are  coming  forward with offers of their respective products to the Motherland.  One province is to send oats,  another wheat, a third cheese, a  fourth flour, all of which will do  much towards the   support   of  Great Britain   in   this  time  of  stress.    Thus is Canada showing  her loyalty in no uncertain way.  It would be well at this time  for us to remember British Columbia's richness and to see to  it that she is not outclassed in  the character and usefulness of  her gift to the Motherland.    We  have up to the present a brief-  intimation   that  our   provincial  government contemplates the gift  of a large quantity  of apples.  Providing that this is eventually  decided upon, the actual usefulness of the gift at the present  time, and its suitability for the  purpose it is intended, is decide-  edly open to question, and indeed  is being questioned freely.   Apples, of however fine a quality,  are perishable and require careful handling, therefore are difficult to transport.    Their actual  food value as compared with that  of the gifts from other provinces  is also open to question.    It may  be said that when the bare necessities of   life are likely to  be  scarce, and difficult to transport,  that British Columbia apples are  somewhat of a superfluity.    We  say these   questions are being  already  discussed more or less  widely.  Now if it is foodstuff that will  be most required, then it is wise  to select a class of foodstuff easy  to.transport, not easily damaged,  Naturalization Explained.  Government Issues Circular  to Correct Misunderstandings.  As considerable misunder-  s tan dings have arisen as to the  new Naturalization Act, the state  department is issuing a special  circular on the subject directing  attention to the fact that the new  law is not now in effect, but will  be only on January 1st next,  while with respect to the people  living there at present and up to  the first of the year the old law  will apply for three years yet.  Heretofore naturalization was  granted in court by judges. Under the new law the judges will  certify as to the evidence of  qualifications while the certificate will bo issued by the secretary of state.  Kaiser's Horoscope.  Three years ago L'Echo du  Merveilleux published a horoscope of the German emperor cast  by M. R. Larmier. It was as  follows:  "Wilhelm II, born at Berlin,  Thursday, January 27, 1859. The  conjunction of Saturn, Mars and  Taurus predict the fall of the  house of Hohenzollern and of the  German empire in 1913 or 1914.  Jupiter predicts that Wilhelm II  is the last German emperor of  the house of Hohenzollern. If  there is war in 1914 between  France and Germany, France  will be victorious."  The Japanese Hades.  The Japanese language has no  equivalent for our word "hell,"  but has the.word "jigoku" instead. Jigoku consists of, first,  eight immense hot hells, ranging  one beneath the other in tiers.  JOHN W. PECK &. CO., LTD.  We  MONTREAL  WINNIPEG       VANCOUVER  Each of these hells has sixteen  and containing the greatest nu-|a(k)itional hells outsides its gates,  like so many antechambers,  so  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  (-OAL MINING RIGHTS of the Dominion, in  ^ .Manitoba, Saskatchewan und Alhkiita,  the Y ukon Tkuritohy. the North- west Thkri-  TOlilKH unii in a portion of the fitOVtNCE of  liRlTIHii Columbia, itiuv 1m leaned for u titnn of  twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than ������J.5G0 ui:re������ will be leased  to one applicant.  Application for a lease rnuat he nitule by the  applicant in person to tho Atfent or Sub-Atfent  of tiie district in which the riehta applied for  are Hituated.  In surveyed territory the land rnuat. be described by uectiona, or lefcal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Kach application must be accompanied by a  fee of V> which will be refunded if the rights  applied for are not available, but not otherwise.  'A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the 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 th^ coal mining rights  are not beintf operated, such returns should be  furnished at least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mininK rights  only, but the lessee, may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rinhta may be  considered necessary for the working of the mine  at the rate of $10.00 an acre.  Kor full information application should be  made to the Secretary of the Department of the  Interior, Ottawa, or to any Ajrent or Sub-Atfent  of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. 1).��������� Unauthorized publication of this advertisement will not be paid for.���������30090.  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.  BUSINESS CARDS  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.  hoe  Fur Sales Agency  6G0 dealers and trappera 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.  d>] i<        =3oi     ���������  Geoffrey K. Burnett   D. J. McGugan  C.E.. B.C.L.S., B.A.S.C., H.C.1..8.,  ASS. M. CAN.90C. 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.  V. O. Box 88C. 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 COLO WATER  Sl.OO TO S2.50      STEAM   HEATED  ROOMS WITH BATH  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  DISTRICT OF COAST, RANGE 2.  Take Notice that John Linton  Tough, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation  max-iner, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted alongside the stake post of Timber Limit  No. 2883 on the east shore of Goose  Bay, Rivers Inlet, B.C., thence east  twenty chains, thence north twenty  chains, thence west twenty chains,  thence south twenty chains to the point  of commencement the S.W. corner, and  containing 40 acres, more or less.. .  JOHN LINTON TOUGH.  Date. July 31. 19H. Aug. 15-Oct. 30.  VANCOUVER LAND DISTRICT  To Ensure a "Good Catch'  Get One of the Famous  BRISTOL  ^  ^  Desserts of an endless variety can be  prepared with  Nabob  Jelly  Powder  It comes in twenty-  three pleasing  flavors.  Each packet makes  a full pint of jelly.  Advertise your Wants in the Courier  trition.  What about British Columbia  Salmon ?  The pack this year, in northern  waters at least, has been a very  large one.  The most ardent apple grower  will not dispute the nutritive  quality of our coast salmon. Nor  can it be denied that a case of  salmon is less liable to deterioration than a box of apples.  We do not say that British Columbia should not send apples.  Rather do we recognize that they  would be greatly appreciated  around the convalescent wards  of the base hospitals, that is,  those that had not become rotten.  But we do make the suggestion  that twenty-five or thirty thousand cases of fresh canned salmon  would be just as heartily received  and could probably be put to better use and would serve a better  purpose.  This suggestion we respectfully commend to our provincial  government for their earnest  consideration, knowing that  whatever form their contribution  will take it will be offered with  a loyal spirit and in the same  loyal spirit will it be received.  Wreck of Civilization.  Europe has embarked upoii a  struggle so terrible that the  imagination reels in the effort  to think of the horrors it must  bring in its train. It is a war  that may well involve the wreck  of modern civilization and the  collapse of the very foundations  of ordered society as we know  it to day. ��������� Lloyds, London.  Europe always had a great display of ruins to exhibit.  that there are in all 136 hot hells.  Second, there are eight large  cold hells, each with its sixteen  ante-hells, making the same  number of cold that there are of  hot hells. Besides these 272 hot  and cold hells for offenders of  the common sort, the wily Japs  have twenty mammoth "hells of  utter darkness," into which will  be consigned the spirits of children who take the name of Dai  Butsa, or Great Budda, in vain.  This is the way the children  sometimes turn the tables on  their elders.  Lloyd George after distributing prizes at a school  said  he  DISTRICT  OF COAST���������RANGE III.  Take Notice that Jesse McVene  Graham, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation hotel proprietress, intends to apply  for permission to purchase the following described land:  Commencing at a post planted at the  south-west corner of   Lot 181, thence  south twenty chains, thence west twenty  i chains,    thence   north   twenty   chains  hoped the Children WOUld have a ! more or less to sea-shore,  thence me-  good record when he should  come again. Thereupon they  rose, and with one accord said,  "Same to you, sir."  andering along shore to point of commencement, and containing 40 acres,  more or less. - .  JESSIE McVENE GRAHAM.  Date. July 15. 191 ���������].  Auw. 1���������Sept. 26.  l'er A. H. HOGAN.  AVent.  The Right.  Can it be possible that the  sober thought of the eight or  ten nations now in opposition to  him are wrong, and that he (the  kaiser)ralone is right? We think  not.���������Rochester Herald.  I>  ���������< )���������*  MH  ���������<    W  ���������<    U  Highland Liquor Co. I  Sole agents for Arthur Bell & Sons' Famous  Scotch Whiskey, Perth, Scotland.  WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS  PROMPT ATTENTION TO ORDERS OUR MOTTO  WE   SHIP    PROMPTLY  758 Powell Street, Vancouver, B. C.  ������>  M   H  OH  r(H  MM  ���������<H  I To Land Seekers, Campers,  Prospectors, Etc.  Why Pack Your Outfits  Further Than Necessary?  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 HHrS  OH  ���������< M  >-<H  <H  SUBSCRIPTION RATES OF  BELLA  COOLA  COURIER.  Subscription* Payable in Advance.  CANADA.  Onk Ykak *'-00  Six Months   ()-?5  Turku Months  0.50  UNITED STATKS.  Onk Ykak  $1-50  Unitkd Kingdom and thk Continknt.  Onk Ykak , $2.00        i.i ���������! mi������������ ������������������riiiiiimn mi 'i "i i nr-n ���������-,���������  SUBSCRIPTION BLANK.  BELLA COOLA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.  BELLA COOLA, B. C.  Enclosed please rind subscription  for Bella Coola Courier for   Name   P. 0   Tear out and mail today, with amount of subscription enclosed  *M *.'.'  I  !*.'  #  BELLA  COOLA COURIER  ^:-\;.-:-.**acked'.'- i'BY.J-^  wM;BRAitivato������  TEA ..'��������� IMPORTERS ������������������'.  '.-'; VANCOUVER,: B.'C.';-  Order that pound  of BRAID'S BEST  Tea now. Packed  in handsome 1, 3,  and 5 lb. tins.  ThcMason&RischPiano  of to-day Will make plain our  privilege to state with authority:  "NO FINER PIANO  MADE I"  SOLD DIRECT BY THE MANUFACTURERS  Ogilvie's  Royal Household Flour  always gives satisfaction  Better order a bag now  Ma^aMHMRIHBS!^|SHSBHBn  From  ALL GOOD GROCERS.  tf]T Let us attend  your Victor Record  ju  mail orders���������our service is intelligent  and guaranteed.        Write for Catalogue  Mason & Risch Ltd.  738 GRANVILLE ST., 'VANCOUVER, B. C.  men who are of the highest type,  may of them having seen active  service, are prevented f^rom  carrying, out the work for which  the corps was originally organized through lack of funds. '  Fishery-officer John Widsten  left during the week for the Upper Valley where he wilt make a  thorough inspection of the river.  Large log jams which prevent  the salmon from reaching the  natural spawning grounds will  have his special attention, and a  full report on same will be: sent  to the Fisheries Department at  Ottawa. It is anticipated that  that the work of clearing away  these log jams will be undertaken next spring.  #  Manufacturers of all  kinds of  MOONEY BISCUIT high-grade.biscuits     ::    AND CANDIES  & CANDY CO. Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  MOONEY'S SODAS and  PILOT BREAD  "THE   BEST YET"  Made in British Columbia  ^$*^*+^#****������###*#^***+*+  ADVERTISE IN THE "COURIER"  HUGHES BROS.  BIG LIQUOR  Wines, 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  W. E. Sanford Manufacturing Company, Ltd., Hamilton, Onl.  The power cruiser Charles  Todd of the Indian Department  left port on Wednesday with  Agent Fougner, who will make  a tour of the northern portion of  his district. A vist to Prince  Rnpert will doubtless be necessary to obtain fuel and the trip  will probably occupy three weeks-  panied by the k e e.p.e r. A  thorough-bred blood hound has  been imported for the protection  of the farm, and strangers going  about the premises will place  themselves in imminent danger.  Foxes in captivity will not  thrive With visitors constantly  in attendance, and the company  will consider it a conferred favor  if persons will refrain from visiting the premises except on Sundays between the hours of 2 p.m.  and 4 p.m., during which hours  they will be admitted, provided  they are not accompanied by  dogs.v   ;:7--      ..    ������������������  During "the mating season,  which commences about December 15th, the premises will be  closed to all visitors, as the  nervousness caused by the natural fear of strangers greatly endangers successful breeding.  Such has been the experience of  fox-farmers in the east.  (Etrurrrr Natto  Notice to the Public.  The local fox-farming company  warn the public to refrain from  visiting the farm unless accom-  A  Sunday School  Church Service  11 a.m.  7:30 p. m.  AH Are Welcome.  Reo. T. C. Colwell, B. A.. Pastor  COLUMBIAN COLLEGE  NEW. WESTMINSTER  Jin Excellent Residential College for Young Men and  Young Women, Boys and Girls  Opens September 9th  Write for Calendar  A.M. SANFORD, D. D, Principal  O      t irn )     c  HOE  )     ( IQEZ )       O  R. B. JOHNSON LTD., Port Coquitlam, B. C.  Manufacturers  of  High-Grade  BOOTS  and  SHOES  0  Specialists in  Roots for  LOGGERS  MINERS  CRUISERS  PROSPECTORS  ROADMEN, ETC.  1  <5j   |<���������rni���������ii]     ^|     Your Guarantee of Quality    |^7     |<���������roi���������^   [o  When the War  is Over  WHEN the War is over what motor car or piano,  for example, will stand highest in public favor?  What cereal? What range or furnace? What brand  of soap, paint, stock food, and so on ? The answer  is: The make or brand that has kept itself constantly in the public eye DURING THE WAR���������by means  of advertisements in the public press.  Selling courage expresses itself in  publicity. The withdrawal or suspension of advertising is a form of  economy with a "back kick" in it.  Veterans and Heroes are the men  who fight and keep on fighting.  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.  Saturday,  September 12t /oM  ESTABLISHED AT BELLA COOLA IN 1895.  LEADING   DEALERS   IN  Gereera^ ^lerchandsse  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, Prospe&ors, Hunters, Trappers, Campers and Land-Seekers will  find it to their advantage to look over  our stock. Nothing but the mosT: suitable articles are kept at prices that  invite competition.  Paints -  Oils  - Varnishes  - Stains  Crockery and Glassware of all kind*  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  BRYNILDSEN & CO., BELLA COOLA, B.C.  |Ml  |V<  Su  *=$������  ? "wW  Ti  :.������  1  r   ������������������ "')  *

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