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 ;    HALF MOON BAY���Formerly  y       all    births,    marriages    and  [    deaths had to be registered in  l    Vancouver, but it is now poss-  ���J    ible   to   obtain   the   necessary  certificates fom Constable Ayl-  ward of Sechelt. This also applies to burial permits.  The above information will  no doubt be of particular inter-  , est to prospective brides and  bridegrooms, who will not have  to suffer the sad disappointment of one couple who Were  all ready for the wedding bells  to peal but had to postpone the  happy event to await the arrival  of the necessary certificates  i   from Vancouver.  NO LICENSE PLATE  DRAWS $iO FINE  | Victor Osborne, Westview,  | was fined $10 and costs in Police Court at Powell River on  ja ������: charge of operating a motor  yvehicle without a licence plate.  The charge arose when Os-  bOriie was taking a truck without license plates oyer a local  highway to the Alaska Pine  operations. Osborne is well  known on the peninsula; he is  in charge of the trucks for the  Osborne Lumber & Mercantile  Co. Ltd., hauling contractors,  who are hauling logs for Alaska Pine Company at Haslam  Lake.  sechelt logger  recovers from  Woods mishap  ^ECHELT-^ Ralph   McCulloch,  who  was  injured August 29  when a straw-line broke while  he was at work in the woods,  is   reported   to   be   recovering  from his   accident. At first  it  Was'thought he might lose one  of his eyes, but it seems to be  healing with a good chance of  being completely normal again.  Ralph is well-known   as   an  active member of the  Sechelt  Softball  team,  usually  playing  the position of catcher.  GIBSON'S LANDING  Eileen  Smith,  Correspondent  PUBLISHED EVERY UJEDNESDAY at HflLFHlOON BAY, B. C.  SERVING A PROGRESSIVE AND GROWING AREA ON BRITISH COLUMBIA'S SOUTHERN COAST, Including���  Irvine's Landing - Egmont - Hardy Island - Halfmoon Bay       Sechelt - Wilson Creek - Roberts Creek - Grantham's Landing  Gibson's Landing - Pender Harbour - Port Mellon - Hopkin's Landing - Hillside  Vol  . 1, No. ^$  HALF MOON BAY, B.C., Wednesday, September 12, 1945  5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Object of Police Search  �� ��  Port Mellon's annual regatta featured aqausport of almost every kind. Top is the starting line for the launch  race, while below is a picnic scene taken when the Women's  Service Club was host.       .-'���*���  Another feature of the Regatta was the water-ski sports.  SECRET COVE  Inez Willison,  Correspondent  Rev. and Mrs. Bushfield have  their youngest son* Harold, late  of the RCNVR> and son Keith,  lite of the Ameicah Army, at  Home on a brief holiday. Harold  ^attended Howe Sound United  School before enlisting in the  navy..:  ...,._.._.  Eric IiigUs is taking up residence again in Gibsons' after  '-, serving in the army for a number of years. He will resume his  previous trucking business here.  While he is still away, Bob  Muray is working for him..  Mr. and Mrs. King lost their  well-loved dog "Teddy" last  week, when he was run over  by a can For the past ten years  Mr. and Mrs. King have rarely  been seen anywhere, without  their dog.  Labor Day week-end brought  many visitors to Gibson's Landing. Among them were Walt  French, visiting his grandmother, Mrs. Macquen; Jack  Pilling; Louise Palmer; Murray  Kane; Dorothy Chaster, and the  former Mae Drummond, now  Mrs. Wilf Thompson.  Most of the campers left on  Monday in the rain, but there  are still a few of them here.  During the storm Monday a  number of sailboats holidaying  for the week-end were forced  yinto Gibsons harbour to shelter  until  the wind went down.  Mr. and IVtrs. R Kippling, on  the comfortable 42-foot yacht  "Seaholm", stopped in for a few  . days on their way home to Vancouver after spending six weeks  at their summer cottage at Jervis Inlet. Both confided that the  Inlet should be a bear-hunter's  paradise, as,they saw 10 to 12  bears at a time coming down  to the beach, ^eating fish, crabs  and clams. Mr; Kippling is sec-  etary and first-raid teacher for  the St. John Ambulance Association.  Mr. and Mrs. Arne Larsen  have returned from their fishing trip to Prince Rupert. They  report they are well-satisfied  with the season.  Sgt. and Mrs. J. M. Laliberte  and Mrs. M. Johnson and Jerold  Williams, all of New Westmin-'  ster, spent a few days' holiday  at Dr. Evens' home. Sgt. Laliberte has just returned from  over five years' service overseas, in France, Holland and  Germany, during which he was  badly  wounded.  Mr. and Mrs. John Brynel-  sen and their friend, Mr. Jim.  Dignor, have spent a recent holiday at their cottage here. Mrs.  Brynelsen was overjoyed when*  she caught a 30-pound salmon  and a number of cohoes.  Mrs.. G. Noutio has returned  to Wood Bay after a week's  visit   with   friends   at   Hidden  R.B.Walker  Hurt Up (oast  R. B. Walker, formerly of Half  Moon Bay, is in the Alert Bay  hospital receiving special treatment for a severely crushed,  hand suffered Sunday, Sept. 2,  in a collision between two boats  at Wells Pass during a terrific  storm which raged over the Labor Day week-end. Infection set  in before his injured hand could  be attended to, and he is now  being treated with penicillin.  Walker, with his wife and  small daughter, were aboard  their boat, the "Vagabond", near  Wells Pass at the time the  storm struck. They sought shelter in a small bay, and with-the  gusts of wind estimated at  from 40 to 80 miles an hour,  they tied alongside another boat  for mutual protection.  About two o'clock Monday  morning both boats dragged  their anchors and were driven  onto a sandy beach. It was  while.Walker was trying to prevent them from smashing together that his hand was jammed between the two boats.  The vessels were able to clear  the beach on the rising tide,  and travel under their own  Dowet. Another boat led them  to Alert Bay.  Bay. ���     ' *  Norman Jorgensen and John  Thodesen   have   left   for   New  Continued on Page 8  MISSING LOGGER IN  MENTAL HOSPITAL  HALF MOON BAY���An employee of Ronny Eliason, falling contractor for Mackenzie  Flavelle Logging Co., was taken to the hospital on Saturday,  Sept.   1st,  complaining that he  School Changes  Made at Gibson's  GIBSON'S LANDING��� School  has begun for another year.  Some of the pupils have been  working during the summer,  and others just holidaying, but  now they're all back. The teachers are the same as last year  ���Miss New, Miss Stevens, Miss  Drummond and lyiiss Wagner,  with Mr. Smith and Mr. True-  man.  Due to the increased number  of public school pupils, the  High School has been moved  down to the old High School  building. Years ago this building was Gibson's only school,  but when the present school  was built it became the High  School. Enlarging the public  school to hold the high school,  the old building became the  woodworking shop and science  lab, and due to the decrease in  pupils during the war was rarely used. Now once again it is  to be the High School, with the  improvements of running water  and light.  SELMA PARK  G.   Batchelor,   correspondent  Mrs. Harry Smith, of Roberts  Creek, is visiting her brother,  Mr. G. Batchelor.  PO. S. Greene, RCNVR, is a  visitor this week-end with John  Batchelor. He has been on convoy duty in the North Atlantic.  On Wednesday evening 32  ladies of the community gathered at the home of Mr. & Mrs.  J. Mowatt to honor a September  bride, Miss Peggy Clayton. The  hostesses were Mrs. A. Cawley  and Mrs. Mowatt.  The room was tastefully decorated with beautiful flowers,  and illuminated with- candles.  A three-tier cake held center  place on the table, Decorations  were by Mr. Mowatt, who deserves much praise for his excellent work.  Miss Clayton, whose-wedding  to Mr. Maurice Hemstreet takes  place Sunday at St. Hilda's  Anglican Church, received her  many beautiful gifts amidst a  setting of massed gladioli, asters and sweet peas.  A pleasantly social evening  was concluded with refreshments; at a table centered with  did not feel well. He seemed to  be suffering from loss of memory, and wandered away from  the hospital.  When his absence was reported to the hospital authorities, they notified Const. Ayl-  ward of Sechelt, who organized  a search party in Kleindale and  Pender Harbor. Although it  was reported that the missing  man was seen boarding a northbound boat from Irvine's Landing, Const. Aylward has since  confirmed that he is now in Essondale.  CAT AND RABBIT  SHARE WORRIES  OF NEW FAMILY  HALF MOON BAY���Mrs.  Tom  Parrish  has   a   curious   little  family in her back yard. First  of all there is a rabbit in a nice  ness   of  heart  extends   beyond  tidy hutch. Ms. Parrish's kind-  th'e rabbit hutch, however, and  she  has   been feeding  a  half-  wild cat which accepts food but  not friendship. However, when  maternal   responsibilities   were  imminent, Pussy moved in with  the rabbit and had her family  in comfort. The rabbit has accepted    her    housemate,     and  amiably assists in the care  of  the   family,   taking   the  swing  shift while Pussy goes hunting.  FAMILIES LEAVE  AFTER SUMMER  HALF MOON BAY���The Labor  Day storm left no doubt that  summer is over, and the exodus  of vacationists with families of  school age is complete. However, now that there are so  many new property owners in  the Bay, quite a number are  staying through September to  enjoy an extra taste of freedom. The natives, having bid  their summer guests goodbye,  will now find time for community  activities.  a miniature wedding cake Mrs.  G. Batchelor and Mrs. E. S.  Clayton presided at the urns.  Guests included Mrs. Spang-  ler, Mrs. R. Keen, Mrs. Fred  Archer, Mrs. Vint, Mrs. R. S.  Haekett, Mrs. L. Yellowlees,  Mrs. A. A. Shaw, Mrs. H. Grim-  mett, Mrs. F. French. Mrs. F.  Dunn. Mrs. K. .Wood, Mrs. T.  Robilliard, Mr��i><2_. Crucil Sr.,  Mrs. H. and Mrs.: W. Billings-  ley, Mrs. Collison; Mrs. W. Aylward, Mrs. T. Osborne, Mrs. W.  Seeley, Mrs. J. Spangler, Mrs.  E. S. Clayton; Mrs. H. Freder-  ickson, Mrs. G.: Batchelor, Miss  Amy Archer, Miss Pat Dunn,  Miss Florence Nelson, Miss M.  Grimmett, Mrs. R. Keen, Mrs.  Del Gilbert, Miss Phyllis Clayton. PAGE 2  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Wednesday September 12, 1945  Wat (Boast Metus  1  ING  3 Lines  (15 Words) for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad)  60c  Extra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with order.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  FOR SALE���  4 Male and 5 female canaries  and aviary. Also 12 turkeys,  four 1-year old and nine 6-mos.  old. Mrs. R. H. Hammond, Wilson  Creek, B. C. 11  Waterfront lots and acreage adjoining Wakefield Inn, at Sechelt. Harry A Erickson, 942 W.  Pender   Street,   Vancouver,    tf  _-M___��_________��___H______l^_M_w_^HHMH__M_nH_Ha,  CIRCULEX   HEALTH UNITS  A Circulex will give you relief  from arthritic, rheumatic or  neurotic pains���asthma, headaches, foot trouble, nervousness, insomnia, sinus, sciatica,  varicose veins, constipation,  "hemorrhoids and other circulatory troubles. Models from  -$155 up. For descriptive literature, write Doran's Furniture  Co., Westview, B. C.  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of .....keys made to order. Send sample you wish duplicated. Muir's Hardware, at  Powell River (Westview) B.C.  1 ��� ... ^_^_____^_  FOR  SALE���  Full Boeing conversion speed  boat 20 ft long, 5% ft beam  for $400.00 cash. Write H. Cun-  nigham,   Halfmoon  Bay 10  WANTED���  Converted Star or Ford motor  for launch. Write R. S. Turnbull  Powell River, B. C.  FOR SALE���  New raincoat, size 16, and  wooden rocking chair. Apply  D.  Knop, Sechelt Garage.        9  FOR   SALE���  Small sawmill for private use.  Will sell cheap. J. H. Malyea,  Gibson's Landing 10  for sale-  two International 1-ton. 6rispeed  trucks. Hoists, wood and gravel  boxes; good tires and spares.  Also 1931 panel delivery, good  running order, 6 good tires and  wheels. A. E. Ritchey, Halfmoon Bay. 7tf  FOR SALE���  One female" registered sable  and white Scotch collie, with  papers, $15.00. Mrs. Louis Heid,  Pender Harbour. 9  "^__ia___M_^_M_���_H____W  PICTURE   FRAMING���  Send your enlargements, photos, certificates to us for expert framing at low cost. Prices  before job is done, if you wish.  Cranberry Hardware, Powell  River, B, C.  ^��������____��__���_______���______���maaHMM_____________M_____>  FOR SALE���  Young pigs for sale. S. Tyson,  Wilson Creek. 11  A GOOD IDEA���  Send a subscription to that boy  in the services. A special rate  of $1.50 in Canada and $1.75 in  U. S. or overseas (per year) will  take it to him. He'll appreciate  it more than you know. The  Coast News,   Halfmoon  Bay.  WE BUY AND SELL��� '  Rifles and shotguns bought and  sold; also all kinds. of used  goods, furniture, clothirigy tools  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B. C.  ROOFING   PAPER   SPECIAL*!  Double rolls, willy cover 200  square feet, $2 per roll; rubber-  old, 1-ply, $1.35; 2-ply, $1.70; 3-  ply, $2.15. Heavy mineralized  roofing paper in red arid grey-  green, $2.65 roll. Also patent  roofing shingles, cheap. MAIN  MACHINERY & METAL . CO ,  943 Main St., Vancouver/ B.C.  FOR SALE���  Pedigree Chin Chin rabbits. 5  does, 1, buck, 17 young, two  litters expected. Value of rabbits at 6 weeks $28 each. Will  sell all for $600, including l1/.  to 2 tons hay, 1 double hutches  with galvanised tf ays, roll of.  new wire valued at $45. Reason  for selling, mpying. R. H. Hammond,  Wilson  Creek.   . 9  Sell those things you no longer need . . . Big and  small, you'll have a lot of them around the house  that you don't need any more.  ���fr Turn them into money quickly with a Coast  News classified advertisement. Rates are low and  results are high.  5tyr (tost ��frum  Ernie  Pearson - Halfmoon Bay  At Pender Harbour . ��� .  Historic Hotel Is  ������ ��� i  Renovated For  Tourist  Trade  At left is the- historic old Pender Harbour  Hotel; Ab6ve, now known as Pender Harbour  Lb3ge> you see it completely renovated, redecorated and improved. It is now under the management of Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Pearson, who  Miaye ambitious plans for its future as a service  to^ visitors and travellers on the peninsula.  The Lodge features a new coffee bar, which  is-reached by a walk to the left of the main entrance and is finding favour for those desiring  quick snacks or light refreshment.  Credit Union 1946  Convention at PR  1946.Convention 'of the By" C.  Credit, Union League will be  .held at; Powell River, it was reported by A. J.\MePhee, president of the Powell River Credit Union, who returned home  Sunday from the annual convention, held in Vancouver last  week. Mr. H. Macro, Powell  River,; who is a director of the  League, also' attended, y '  , It is expected that more than  150 delegates from Credit Unions all over the province will  come to the papertown for the  convention. Powell River was  the first" Credit Union to be issued 'a charter under the government act passed in 1939.  It is expected that Mr. W. V.  Thomson, trades union leader,  will be asked to head a campaign to prepare for the event,  usually held in August of each  year.  Powell River Credit Union  has over 700 members and a  share capital of $60,000. It is a  member of the - North Coast  Chapter of Credit Unions. ���  LOGGERS FINED  The Jabb Logging Co., operating at ^ False Bay, Lasqueti  Island, was fined $25 and costs  for failing to maintain proper  fire-fighting equipment on its  operations. The case was heard  before Charles Williams, J. P.,  in Lasqueti Island police court  Monday last. Cpl. F. L. Jeeves  of Powell River prosecuted.  SELMA  PARK  HAIRDRESSING  SHOPPE  Dolly JOnas  A Complete Hairdressing  Service  for  Appointments  Phone  COMMENCING SEPT. 11���  -EACH    WEEK-  IRVINE'S LANDING ��� TUESDAYS  SECHELT ��� THURSDAYS  ROBERTS CREEK���FRIDAYS  Shows Start at 7.30 p.m. Adults 45c     Children 25c  PACIFIC IHOBILE moviES  PICTURE SHOW  GIBSON'S HALL  Every Week. Wa��ch for the  Posters! Shorts, News, and  Feature Photoplay  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  .    ^ RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  ^General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  -�� FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B.C.- Phone 230  ��J Wednesday September 12, 1945,  A new Serial Story  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  PAGE 3  by Rubrey Boyd  SYNOPSIS:   On the  old   side-  wheeler  "George E. Starr," on  its way to the Yukon gold fields  in the first rush of  '97, Speed  Malone, experienced gold-camp  follower     and    gambler,    and  young Ed Maitland, on his first  trip, trying to recoup   his lost  family   fortune,   struck   up   a  strange friendship. Maitland left  Speed playing  Solo  with-two  other men and wandered  forward, to be sharply recalled by  the report of a pistol and the  news that his partner had been  shot and had gone overboard.  Ed jumped in after him, without   second   thought.  But  the  cold waters got him, and in the  end it was Speed who did the  the rescuing, holding Ed's head  above the water until they were  taken aboard a little boat b^ a  French fisherman from Seattle.  Maitland,    knowing    the    sea,  took cfege pf the _ttle boat;  when they persuaded Frenchy  to take them to Skagway. After  a hard journey,  they reached  rSkagway  where   they  find   a  ship    unloading   miners    and  horses.  Now go on with the story  Speed merely nodded when  told of the failure of his quest.  "What happened at Stien-  er's" Maitland asked.  It seemed that Frenchy and  the Jew had formed a partnership, to start a hauling business  from Skagway with the horses  and boat for capital.  With a glance at the clouds  Speed suggested that it was  going to rain, and he would do  a "sketch round" for some blankets while his partner was drying out. *  For an hour or so after he'd  gone, Maitland sat pondering  over the fire. From this abstraction he was roused by a  slight crunching sound in the  gravel, and glanced up almost  absently at the'shape of a horse,  limned in fiery lines against,  the dark. An upward glow from  the fire lighted a woman's face  which he seemed to remember.  Then a low, musical laugh gave  body to the vision.  He stood up, still half-dreaming, as she pulled her horse under the shadow of the wharf.  Her dark eyes masked with a  yajgrant humor some caprice he  could not fathom. When she  seated herself on a fallen wharf  timber, leaving a space beside  her in wordless invitation, he  , obeyed, without knowing that  he did so.  "Meet Lady Luck," she said  and to his complete stupefaction, turned his head toward her  and kissed him lightly on the  mouth. "You have a funny, serious, wondering look I like,"  she explained. "Of tracing something that keeps drifting away.  Luck's been passing you, too,  so I've decided to give you a  break���if you want it. Do you?"  she murmured, with a melting  fall in her voice that drained  his blood. Her lips hovered  close to his; her hair almost  brushed his face with a tingling  lure that took his breath.  Appalled at what he had al-  I  "A Place i Like To Buy From!"  Whitaker's  Trading Post  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Davis Bay - ��� WILSON CREEK  ���w  THE COASTAL COMMUNITIES  OF BRITISH COLOMBIA  FOR OVER 50 YEARS  Regular year-round  passenger and freight  service from Vancouver to Howe Sound  and Gulf Coast points.  ASK FOR CURRENT SAILING SCHEDULE  ���  Operating  BOWEN ISLAND INN  SECHELTINN  Foot of Carrall Street  most done, he held her crushed  fingers between his hands un-  he could win back some decree  of sense. "I think it would be  safer to be "unlucky" he pleaded.  She looked at him with an  oddly shadowed, reflective  smile, as if the scruple intrigued  her, or he had brushed some  chord of memory. "Suppose I  were to offer you and your  partner an outfit, a job and:a  big stake in the Yukon, would  you trust your luck?'*  "Whether I would or not," he  said, "my partner wouldn't."  '"He doesn't know what the  stake is," Rose countered.  "You're going North to look for  gold. I can put it in your way  in one throw. There's a fool in  camp who's due to lose a gold  mine���one that isn't his to lose.  I can't tell you any more just  now, except that the game is  worth the risk. You're running  some risks anyway as drifters  in a camp where you've made  an enemy of the range boss."  He could make little of that,  except to wonder if Fallon was  involved in the mysterious gold  secret she spoke of. And, while  their hands tangled, she drew  a ring from one of hers and  slipped it mischievously on the  tip of his little finger.  At that moment a thud on  the wharf above them froze  them both. A dark figure loomed with a bulky menace in the  dusk. Maitland thought of Fallon, but a flare from the fire  revealed an apparition much  more disturbing to him just  then. Speed?s apparent size Was  due to a roll of blankets on his  shoulder.  The outlaw came down the  sand and dropped his burden  near the fire, still regading the  girl. After a moment he walked  over to the horse and held the  stirrup for her, with a gesture  that was polite but implacable.  She waited before mounting,  returning his stare with a look  of interest. "Lady," he said  pointing north, "up there is All-  Alaska and the Yukon Territory. If that ain't a big enough  huntin' range for you and me  and my partner to keep untangled in, it's too damned bad.  But when I ask you to get the  hell out of our camp, I mean  stav, out."  Her laugh was a ripple of  spontaneous music. She mounted easily, and looking back at  Maitland, touched her fingers  to her lips. The horse's, hooves  ground softly in the sand and  she vanished.  Speed threw a fresh log on  the fire, and after kicking it  into flame, he drew from his  pocket a new bag of Durham,  rolled a cigarette and lit it with  a brand from the fire.  "Seems like this man Garnet  likes to gamble," he observed;  at last. "What he don't know  about callin' a pair of dueces  gives us the ponchos and the  smokes."  Maitland scarcely heard him.  He half-opened his hand to look  at RoseVring and shut it again  quickly, as if he were holding  a witch's bond.  It was not until thev turned  in that Speed alluded to the  subject that troubled. "From  where I set." the Westerner ob-  lserved musinglv, "which is  ]ookin' at the sky���this man  Fallon listens like four good  aces to^ beat, if not five. His  havin' traces of catamount and  curlv wolf in his pedigree I  don't question. But he's got  something else that makes a  bunch of hard-rock, hard-mouth  miners   answer   his   jerk  line.  A quick hand, a cool head, and  enough ornery guts to swing  a twenty-four horse span of  Nevada mules through the gates  of Hell, if him and Satan had  a feud. Offhand, I'd reckon that  crosshY that man in any game  was a kind of hair-line play.  "What's his sequence with  the woman I don't just get.  Maybe none, you think. But it  looks to me like a young buck,  say from Boston, would kind of  regret havin' his grave dug for  him this side of the summit,  through not suspectin' when  gettih' curious about a woman  means flirtin' with the muzzles  of a pair of forty-fours. Which  is the bore of the guns that  start talkin' when you ramble  into Fallon's private game and  make it three-handed."  Maitland wakened shivering  in half-darkness. The gulf was  smudged   in   a  firie  rain   that  steamed dismally over the riffled sands left bare by the ebb  tide. Speed's blankets were  rolled up, and a pile of driftwood lay ready for their breakfast fire. Annoyed at himself  for having slept while his partner was hunting a job, Ed  washed in a tide pool, and went  up to look for him.  He learned that Steiner had  offered to sell Garnet his pin-  tos. Garnet promptly closed  with him at the price of four  hundred dollars for the team,  and engaged the two partners  to haul for him at the wages  Speed had first named.  This swift adjustment had  all the effect of a miracle to  Maitland, but the Westerner  accepted it as a simple caprice  of the goddess who presides  over mining camps. Nor was  Steiner visibly troubled by the  change in his plans.  "Gold is where you find it,  ain't it? If they put it in my  hands, I don't need a shovel, do  I? Let the saps dig for it."  "Reckon that in't so foolish  neither," Speed concurred.  The pack train had been tugging, cursing, halting and sliding for hours in a disjointed  snake-line up the graveled  river canyon, through a drizzling rain that soaked the lashings and the shoulder straps,  cut flesh to the raw, changed  gravel to mud, and with the  churn of hundreds of hooves  among the slippery wrack of  cotton-woods, made footing almost   impossible.  By the order of the trail, prospectors moved their outfits in  relays, Indian file, travelling as  far uptrail  as they could between midnight and one in the  afternoon, there to cache their  packs and return, during the remaining hours, for other loads.  Garnet's   outfit   was an odd  one, unencumbered by   mining  tools or instruments, or by any  special   equipment   that might  give a clue to his purpose in the  North.   It   was rather like the  outfit a rich man might have  chosen for a long camping tour,  though this was not a journey  which anyone  would be likely  to   undertake  for  pleasure   or  health.'  Two   game   rifles   and  rods, however, showed that he  hoped   for   some diversion by  the way.  At last a ring of axes, pans  and voices floated up from a  mountain hollow through the  rain. The trail dinned down toward a camp, which was presently announced by the aroma  of coffee and of wet pine burning.  Tethering the horses under  ?ome dripping boughs, where  ���f^ needles spread a carpet free  from mud. Speed unmade the  packs. "BpIIv, ut> to the bar for  Komp close harmony. cow  hands," he sang ou cheerily.  "We've hit the camp of Liars-  ville."  O^rppf    ptnod   hnwprl   under  his load and asked in a spent   L  voice how far they had come.  Speed swallowed his chuckles. The distance was said to be  five miles. "Maybe," he added  as an encouragement, "they  call it 'Liarsville' in mem'ry of  whoever said it was five miles."  Garnet showed so little interest in continuing his travels  after lunch that they left him  in camp to rest, and brought up  another load on the night trail  from Skagway, fgor tlie moral  effect of getting the outfit well  started.  Garnet was in his blankets  when they returned. "I'm going to sleep boys," he said, next  morning. "If you feel so enger-  getic, have a look at the trail  above here. I've been hearing  some bad rumours about it."  His misgivings did not weigh  on their minds at first. They set  out on this excursion in the  light-hearted mood conferred  by a scrubbing, a shave, a good  breakfast and morninjg sunlight.  Avoiding the camp, they  crossed a river bridge, and from  there, by a steep and broken  track which the pack animals  of \ earlier comers had scarred  out, climbed into some mountain ravines that began to reek  with a mephitic odor of death.  The shambles became ghastly  as they climbed.  In the dips of the so-called  "trail," a 'series of quagmires  had been enlarged to small mud  lakes by the wear of successive  hooves arou&id the rim. The  swollen carcasses of dead  horses lay floating or half- bedded in muskegs and sloughs.  On sheer mountain sides the  trail dwindled in places to a  cattle track, and its hazards to  burdened horses and men were  grimly proved by the relics  that lay scattered in the canyon  troughs.  Sme travellers who appeared  to have lost their horses, were  struggling   to ��� hand-haul their  packs   through   a   wallow   not  more than a mile above Lairs-  ville.   It  was   all  the   progress  they  had been  able   to   make  since  morning.  Others,   incredibly  plastered  with  mud,   and  bearing the wan stamp   of defeat in their  facs, were  back-  trailing   toward   camp.    These  were  trail veterans   who  took  ordinary hardship with a smile.  Plainly, one look at it would  be enough for  Garnet.  As they stood considering the  dismal prospect, they were  joined by a man whom they  recognised through disguising  mud smears as the old-time  prospector, Brent.  "Pretty, ain't it," Brent com- ,  mented,   spitting tobacco juice  into the slough.  ,t "It would look a heap  better," said Speed, thoughtfully, "if the camp got together  and graded a trail. A few days  Work would corduroy these  muskegs."  "Just what I told 'em," Brent  nodded.  "Whose against it?"  "Fallon's outfit. He claims we  can't reach Bennett before the  freeze-up if we stop to make  a trail. It's tough on the boys  who're short of horses. The  way he sees it, it's their hard  luck. A stampede is a stampede,  says the trail boss."  " Fallon's got guts but I don't  seem   to   like   'em,   someway,":  said Speed.  To Be Continued  Gibson's   Landing  Monuments  Flowers PAGE 4  .THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  Wednesday September 12, 1945  $  Are You Satisfied  With What the CCF  and Coalition is  Offering You?  Correspond  immediately  with Bill Williams (121  Cedar Ave/, Powell River  B.  C.) who is chairman  of P. R. Branch, Social  Credit Association.  Violet Streeter  Port Mellon school interior  has had steam heating installed  throughout, in preparation for  the fall term. The interior has  also been thoroughly redecorated.  Jack Campbell, of Hillside,  has been appointed as school  trustee . on the Port Mellon  School Board.  Douglas Turland and Jack  Herman, who have been working in the electrical department  of the pulp mill during their  holidays, are returning to UBC.  George Kennaugh has taken  the position as head welder;at  Sorg Paper .He was formerly  at Ocean Falls.  A pioneer of Port Mellon,  Mrs. Harry Beritham, is holidaying in .Vancouver; she has. been  here with her family for more  than twenty years. Mr. Benth-  am was a steam engineer with  the plant in the early days, and  during the shutdowns has been  employed as caretaker. Mrs.  Bentham has been employed as  postmistress and in other duties  and her present position is on  the sales staff of the Company's  UMLfJIA'MfMflHD  SKSEBI  HEAR ...  Herbert Gargrave  Radio CJOR 61�� fee  Friday, 9 to 9:15.P.M.  u  99  TRADE UNIONS and  the FUTURE  CCF Provincial Campaign Committee  PORT MELLON���Labor Day  sports were rained out here.  The IB of PS & PMW had a big  progam lined out for the holiday. The children did not lose  out, however, being treated to  an afternoon of indoor sports at  Port Mellon Community Hall.  Indoor games, of which there  were several, included bingo,  as well as dancing.  Children were treated to hot  dogs, pop and ice cream, and  participatd in an attactive list  of prizes.  The Labor Day dance was a  gala affair, in spite of the weather, Port Mellonites turned  out in force for the first bijg  dance of the season.  Port Mellon took Sechelt 5-3  at sbftball, played at Sechelt on  the holiday.  store.  Jack and Rande Wiren will  attend Vancouver Boys' College  this term.  Returning to UBC after working with Sorg Pulp Co. during  the school holidays are Gordon  McGill, John Neudort and Hugh  Millar.  Miss Irene Walker, of Van-  couve, has taken over the position on the school teaching staff  occupied by Miss Margaret  Muskett last year.  Miss Doreen Hardy has returned to her studies at King  Edward High School, Vancouver.  Sgt. H. J. Nason, RCAF, and  Mrs. Nason, spent two weeks  here as guests of Mr. and Mrs.  H.  A.  Hardy.  Former signalman E. C.  Kinch, 24, who has served four  years overseas with the 5th Canadian Artillery, has been taken on with the electrical department of Sorg Pulp. Kinch  was through the invasion, and  France, Belgium and Germany.  ^  NOTICE  "PROMM ELECTIONS ACT"  MACKENZIE ELECTORAL DISTRICT  TAKE NOTICE that the LIST OF VOTERS for  the Mackenzie Electoral District will close on  the 17th Day of September, 1945 and applications for registration made in accordance with  the Act should be filed with the undersigned before the said date, the  17th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1945  J. P. SCARLETT,  :Registrar of Voters  Powell River, B. C.  0  s  Jim Rennie, Correspondent  Capt. and Mrs. Lanaway are  here for their summer vacation.  The put-put "Pat" will be busy,  as the Captain is a keen fisherman. .  Group Captain and Mrs. Mc-  Nab are spending a few days  here and will also be on the  lookout for a few of the bigger  ones.  Friends of Mr. Stewart called  at Grantham's last week aboard  a trim diesel yacht, * Kitten F,  owned by the Powell River Co.  Everything was spic and span  aboard, and the guests and crew  seemed a "merry company.  Vic Stevenson and Pat Hbck-  ridge seem to think that Shelter Island is a very romantic  spot. Could be!  We are glad to welcome home  from the war Lieut. Parksinson,  RCASC. He has been enjoying  his first repatriation days at the  Landing with his wife and their  bouncing baby boy.  P.O. and Mrs. Vosburgh were  the guests of Mrs. Workman on  Saturday last, having rowed over from Bo wen Island. Some  row! Some muskle!  The holiday season is drawing to a close and soon the boys  and girls will, like the birds, go  south. We'll miss them. I noticed 10 of them in Vic Stevenson's  boat, and they sure were a jolly bunch.  Harry Johnston says: "I  know how I shall feel next  fall, when, summer girls have  left the Coast; 'Tis better to  have loved;a host than never to  have loved at all.  Otto Girsh and his men have  completed alterations at the  wharf, and concensus of opinion is that they have done a  splendid, job. The men seem to  have the piledriying business  down to a fine art..  The United Church held its  annual Sunday School picnic at  the Community Center on August 29th. The weatherman was  very good to them, which accounted for the splendid attendance���4' youngsters and about  as many parents. There were  races and games to suit all ages  from 4 to 84, and the ball game  between the* kids and the old-  timers was a. roaring success.  Rev. Thomas Moore, M. Hewlett and Miss Winnie Doherty  report a good average attendance at the Sunday School during the summer.  Mr. and Mrs. Dross, of the  Abbott Street Mission are at  home at Hartney House, and  are now listed among the old-  timers of the district.  EGMONT  W. J. Griffith, Correspondent  Recent visitors to Egmont  were Mrs. C. B. Miller and Mrs.  Wm. Haines pf New Westminster, B. C.  Capt. Ernest Silvey of the  purse-seiner "Three Queens"  was home for a short visit after  a successful season seining salmon in the northern areas.  W. R. Griffith also arrived  home after a fair season's fishing at Rivers Inlet.  Mr. and Mrs. George Vaughn  left recently for a visit to Mr.  Vaughn's former home in Oregon It is his first visit home in  more   than  thirty years.  Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Johnston  of Vancouver spent a week visiting Mr. George Blakely of Egmont.  GRANTHAM'S LDG.���It was a  sight for a mariner! A six-  foot plank, a broomstick with a  cross-arm^ some twine, and a  couple oi poles for oars.  And on board, one of the  Poole boys out on the Sound  bound for adventure.  ���Which reminds me that the  Stevenson boys, with two other  adventuresome spirits, camped  out under the stars on Shelter  Island one night last week. And  didn't it rain and the wind  howled and the ghost that has.  his home there shrieked and by  daylight by gosh all four were  home in bed;-  Will Scott  TRANSFER  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems!  \  ESSO GASOLINE  MARVELUBE    OIL  ���  Get the best out of your  high-speed motors!  Fill up here with  Premium  Ethyl Gasoline.  Hose  delivery from  float to boat!  W. P. PIEPER  Irvine's Landing  Pender  Harbour  i  Thomas  GENERAL MERCHANT  BUS STOP  AT THE  SPQRT-FISHING  CENTER . .  . SUPREME GASOLINE  ftffUf ���MMulitoMe     a great new gasoline.  Our power-packed version of a famous fighting  fuel... planned to put pursuit plane performance  in your car.  care of your car!  FILL UP TOD A Y  STANDARD  <zy  *  Sfandord Oil Company of British Columbia 8.rd. Head   Office:  906 Marine Building. Refinery: Sfanovan, B.C. Dancing masters voted to include jitterbug  in their courses. This clears up a question:  Can nervousness be taught?  oast Mjeujs  The Old  BY   ARTHUR   W.   PEACH  PUBLISHED  EVERY WEDNESDAY  by  The Coast News Limited  Registered  Office:  Powell River. B.  C.  Business Office: Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Entered at the Post-office, Half Moon Bay B.C.  A. H. ALSGARD, President  E. W. PARR PEARSON,   Secretary-Treasurer  Half Moon Bay, B. C. September 12, l#45  TAKE A BOW!  IT IS an entirely reasonable supposition that  our readers are human; that toeing so, we  thought you'd like to read what Gypsy.Jackiin  had to say about our paper in lier column,  Talk of the Town, published in the Vancouver  Sun last Thursday���  "There's something comfortably folksy  about a small-scale newspaper that beats the  pig-time operators with a cracker-barrel human interest angle every time.  *'We're struck with this thought through  a perusal of The Coast News a month-old  publication received this week from Alice  Amelia French at Sechelt This paper, which  boasts eight pages with pictures, fiction serial,  classified and editorial sections, is published  every Wednesday at Half Moon Bay and serves  "a progressive and growing area on B. C.'s  sunny southern coast." Inter-coastalpoint cooperation is the byword that keeps every page  brimming with newsy tidbits about goings-on  from Port Mellon to Irvine's Landing, thanks  to the busy correspondents."  It's a very nice way of telling us that we  are achieving our goal. The best thing of "all,  though, is the salute to our correspondents,  who have been doing a first-class* job.  THE VOTERS' LIST  Disturbing rumors are going around about  various producers of many sorts of goods,  which have been off the market for some time,  and which the government will permit to be  made in the near future, who argue that they,  cannot make goods to be sold at the present  price levels.  They point out that all their labor and materials are higher than when these goods were  previously made, and they say that we cannot hope to get production going again without an increase in prices.  The government has done a good job of  controlling prices during the war but the job  of selling this to the public has been too well  done. The general impression has been created  that, because of this, therefore we can have the  present price levels forever.  The plain fact is that, in some important  lines, this is not the case. If price control is going to be kept in effect indefinitely, and wages  are not going to come down, then we shall have  less production, and that means less employ?,  ment and less goods for the rest of us to buy.  This is a most unpleasant situation. It will  not be solved by everyone standing pat, the  government saying that everything is all right,  and the producers and their workers saying  costs must not come down, and consumers saying that prices must not go up. It must be discussed openly and generally, for it is necessary for us to get peacetime production going  if we are to avoid further shortages of goods  and general unemployment.  SHORTAGE OF GOODS  THE ELECTION facing British Columbians  next October 25th is perhaps the most important in this Province's checkered history.  Though at the time of writing few candidates  have been nominated and party platforms  have yet to be presented, the fundamental issue is quite clear. Voters must choose between  the admittedly efficient . Coalition government  and its program, or the CCF and its plan of  Socialism which is designed, apparently, to  make the province, like Saskatchewan, a keystone in an over-all policy for the whole Dominion. In any case, the outcome must be decisive, with a majority of* the electors partic^-  ipating.  The voters'  list closes next Monday, Sep-  The green of patient woods crept softly down  When man departed, hiding strand on strand  The scattered refuse of his restless hand;  The dark pond water at the dam's curved  crown  Join for the plunge by linking fingers brown  And form below a gaily dancing band;  Then in the flowering foam across the sand  Their mirth is stilled beneath the pines' grave  frown. .       . .   ���  Above, the velvet waters parting free  A leaping trout who scatters jewels jar  In rainbow gleams whose, colors flame and  cease;  And then the ripples moving quietly  as quiet.  Search for the shadows where the alders are  And merge in silence with the evening's  peace.  tember 17th. It is unfortunate that those responsible for the elecion machinery have not  seen fit to undertake a complete enumeration  for a new list, for the old one is hopelessly  out of date and much confusion and bitterness  is certain to result. With the tremendous *jhift  in population in the war years since the last  election, nothing else could be expected.  Any person who did not vote in Mackenzie  Riding  in   1941   is   not on the list, nor is  anyone who moved here or came of age since '  that time. If you are not on the list YOU CANNOT VOTE.  All parties have Elections Commissioners  in each community who are empowered to  place names on the list. If unable to contact  one of these, voters should go to the Registrar  of Voters in the Government Building at Powell River. It is each person's responsibility to  see that he is on the list, and in view of the  tremendous issues now at stake it is imperative that he take immediate action.  Of World Opinion  LOVE YE  ANOTHER9  In Frederic Prokosch's novel,  "Age of Thunder," an Old peasant women says: "My mother  said to me and my grandmother  before her, and it is still true,  we_.must learn to love one another or die, and that is the  only lesson, and there is no  other, and that is all there is."  With words and with treaties,  with debates and resolutions  and speeches and editorials, we  tend to lose our hold on a truth  as hard and durable as diamonds . . . we swathe it in polysyllabic phrases, "re-interpret"  it to fit the modern world, lose  sight of it entirely by packing  it away in the cedar chest of  our good intentions ...  The continuing miracle of the  axiom is that it is so brilliantly  practical. Wherever it. truly  works, it levels barriers and  overcomes .obstacles like magic.  The multilateral agreements,  the tripartite alliances, the seal-  ed-signed-and-witnessed /documents on extra-heavy parchment paper, all bristling with  official insignia from top to  bottom, are flimsy assurances  compared to what the old peasant woman spoke of.  What else is love, in its wider aspects, than good will, innate  friendliness,  the   deep-in-  WRTER LILIES  By Oswell Stevenson  A CAMERA STUDY FOR COAST NEWS READERS  That  Inspire . ���  by  WILL  REEDER  From  the Radio  Note-Book, :on  Vancouver's CKWX,  Monday  to.  /Friday,  2.45  p.m.  And ^as   "Gauntry   Editor*.',  ��t  3.15   p.m   Sundays   on  CKWX  A LOYAL FRIEND  You -cannot possess ;a richer  treasure itban that of the loyalty ^ a Iriend.  A loyal friend never deserts  you.  If you stray from the narrow  path, he's there beside you, directing you to the night.  If you are poor and in need,  he shares his bounty with you.  Let enemies attack you and  he's ready to fight.  Let flatterers set traps for  you and he springs them.  If. you are wrong, he will  help you find the truth; if he  cannot, he will be for you anyway.  Your condition or position in  Life makes no -difference to the  loyal friend.  If you are poor and gain  riches, he doesn't fawn on you.  If you are rich and lose, he  doesn't abandon you.  When fame shines on you he  is the first to rejoice.  Failure only brings him closer to you.  When it is time for you to  balance and close the books of  your life, see to it that among  all the other credits you may  have there, you find at least  the name of one Loyal Friend.  He who has a thousands friends,  Has not a friend to spare,  And he who has ohe enemy  Will meet him everywhere.  Don't forg-et . . .  .took for the  silver lining- and Keep Smiling-!  BASIC TRAINING  . Np more is heard of the character who shot the Niagara  rapids in a barrel. It is assumed, though, that with this basic  training he Was ready for a  short train ride.  CROSSED tm  When taken in, Fats Goering  was wearing the grand cross of  the knight's cross of the iron  cross. Would this be the well-  known double cross raised to  the third power?  ENCOURAGING  "Milady's hat for autumn will  fit the head, not perch on top  of it." As this sounds strangely  please check back on his insensible, our informant will  formation.  grained habit of expecting the  best of others and putting out  your best yourself? Some day  the world and the people in it  are going to catch up with the  wise old peasant woman; until  they do there will be many  glittering and wordy substitutes,  none of them guaranteed to  work in a pinch.  ���Minneapolis  Sunday Tribune.  M  s  I  1  f  I  sp Wednesday September 12,- 1945  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Ba& B. C,  PAGE 7  ON THE AIR ��� 'JOHNNY HOME' SHOW  The Twentieth Parliament of  British Columbia dissolved and  writs for a general election; to  be held on October 25,have been  issued, Premier John Hart announced August   31st.  In making the announcement,  the Premier stated that the  Coalition, adminstration at all  times had endeavoured to be  a government o�� action and felt  that it had accomplished a great  deal not only on behalf, of the  citizens of British Columbia but  on behalf of Canada as a whole,  inasmuch as the fullest co-oper-i  ation had been given to the  Dominion in its war effort.  Legislation had been enacted  and measures instigated which  had improved social and living  PHOTOGRAPHY  Gordon Ballentine *  Studio:   Gibson's   Landing  PORTRAITS  -  CHILDREN  Weddings,   Commercial,   etc.  Call or write for information  and  appointment  AFTER DANCES  X2 'DROP* W?; AT <THE^ -  SECHELT  TEA ROOM  FOR    LIGHT   SNACKS  DINNERS and  AFTERNOON TEAS  ���  SECHELT  INN  SECHELT, B. C.  POSTAGE  PAID  on all  PRESCRIPTIONS  Drugs,   Toiletries    I  Send your prescriptions, for  quick, accurate service by  mail. We pay postage costs.  All your drug store needs  can be filled here at lowest  prices. Send your next order  to���  standards for the people, enabled special provisions for ex-  servicemen in connection with  relief from taxation, vocational training, higher education,  and University courses, land  settlement and preferential  treatment in i connection with  Civil Service vacancies, and  done much to develop the *Pro-  vince, "while at the same time  marshalling all our resources  in the period of national emergency," the Premier said.  "I feel that we have completed the programme we set out  for ourselves and now require  a mandate from the people to  proceed with a development  policy which involves the expenditure of large sums of public funds and which are far  reaching in their effect. So wide  in scope are these plans that I  believe it only right that the  people should exercise their  democratic privilege of voicing  their opinion, not only upon the  record of the present administration but in endorsing its  policy for the future. At a later  date I propose to enumerate in  detail what that policy is but  at the present time I can say  that it envisions a period of  prosperity for this Province and  a period in which the Government will endeavour, if re-elected, to . raise our standards to  higher levels," the Premier declared.       [  The announcement of the  general provincial election was  made after His Honour the  Lieutenant-Governor, on the  advise of the Executive Coun-  cil, dissolved parliament following the .Cabinet meeting held  on Friday. Since the Order was  signed, the Provincial Secretary's Department immediately  put into motion the necessary  legal writs and notices for the  calling of the general election.  The voters' list will be closed  on .'September 17 and nomination day will be on October 4.  The Government has given  most serious consideration to  the question of the voters' list,  Premier Hart asserted, and the  difficulties confronting the taking of a new enumeration have  been carefully studied. In view  of the. circumstances, it has  been determined that the best  method of bringing the voters'  list up to date is to establish  convenient offices in the cities  and various voting districts  throughout the Province, so  that the citizens will, without  any great: effort, be able to register on the voters' list. Deputy  Registers of Voters will be  placed in charge of each office  and the Government, through  the press and the radio, will  appeal to the people to take the  necessary action to. enable them  to  exercise  their   franchise on  election day.  Polling day comes more than  four years since the last general ' provincial election was  held.  As   rapidly   as   the   situation  ANNOUNCING . .  .  Tsawcbme Oarage  & Welding Co. Ltd..  WILSON CREEK, B.  C.  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They have' been working with  Canada's Army Show at home and overseas for the past  three years.  eases in respect to the supply  of materials and labour, the  Provincial Government is moving forward to implement its  $30,000,000 public works programme comprising institutional and administration buildings,  the paving of highways and  new highway construction, university extension and many  other heeded undertakings.  Enabling the Government to  implement its programme is a -  $16,000,000 reserve of surplus  funds built up over the course  of the last several years by the  Coalition Government. This, together with the credit rating of  the Provinces leaves British  Columbia in a position to carry-  out its programme with very  .little difficulty.  POWER PROJECT *  H. G. Acres ahd .Company of  Niagara Falls, technical advisors to the B.C. Power Com-  mision, will make an analysis  of all tenders submitted for the  construction of the turbine and  25,000 horsepower generator  proposed for the Campbell  River site, it was announced by  S. R. Weston, Chairman of the  Commission.  The Campbell River hydroelectric project calls for the  building  of a  dam  above  Elk  Falls and for the water to be  carried around the falls to the  power house through a large  pipe. This method will provide  a head of 380 feet to the turbine,  Mr. Weston explained.  Pender Harbour  MOTOR  MACHINE  SHOP  Madera Park  IRVINE'S  LANDING  FERRY NEWS  Hull   and  cabin   ready,   but  due to   shortage of clutches,  the engines did not leave the  factory until August 14th.  Howe    Sound   Transport  Gibson's   Landing  P.S. We are just as tired of  these delays  as you are.  WELDING of all kinds.  MOTOR REBUILDING  Electrical Repairs  PRECISION  LATHE WORK  Will   Fix   Anything!  Rebuilt Generators  For Sale  Wm. S.  Spurrill, Prop.  Sunset Hardware  HARDWARE   ::  FURNITURE  Agents for  BEATTY  FARM PRODUCTS  And WASHERS  at GIBSON'S LANDING  BOB GRAHAM  TRANSFER  ���   General Trucking  ��� WOOD  Service   With   A  Smile!  Gibson's Landing  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  The .north coast's Most Modern Department Store  POWELL  RIVER, B. C.  Large  WATERFRONT  LOT  Comfortable 5-room  Bungalow,   Bathroom,   &  Furnace.   Near  stores  &  Posto��f|ce.  HALF MOON BAY  Price $3000  REAL ESTATE  FIRE - RUTO - H1RRINE'"- TJFF.  INSURANCE  PARR PEARSON AGENCY  Halfmoon Bay  Write or Phone for Information  PLAY     SAFE.. .INSURE     NOW  WATERFRONT   and  OTHER LOTS  $300.00 and up  *  Porpoise Bay  Sechelt  Half Moon Bay PAGE 8  .THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Wednesday September 12, 1945  MORE ABOUT  GIBSON'S LANDING��� Arth-  . ur Pilling, government road  foreman here and Ranger Captain of No. 42 Coy, PCMR, was  bereaved of his mother September 2 when Mrs. Emma filling passed away at Langley  Prairie, in her 84th year. Another son, Jack, of Chilliwack,  and two daughters, Mrs. Adrian Gauthier and Mrs. Ernest  Wood, are also bereaved.  GEO. CORMACK  GENERAL MERCHANT  HALFMOON BAY, B. C.  NOTARY PUBLIC  Continued from  Page   1  Westminster   to  start   school,  Miss Stella Varden and Miss  Cecilia Quappella, both of New  Westminster, were visiting at  the home of G. Noutio for two  weeks.  Visitor at the home of Ivor  B. Jorgenson for a few days was  Stoker 1-c T. B. Thodesen, RC  NVR, of New Westminster.  Mrs. A. Lund and Miss Ida  Jorgensen were honored at a  farewell party held recently at  the home of Mrs. Eric Willison.  The Lunds are moving to Vancouver and Miss Jorgenson will  leave shortly for San Francis-,  co. Later in the weekNMrs. Jorgenson entertained in honor of  these ladies.  I  ���  BROOKER  ACADEfllY OF fllUSIC and ARTS  ANNOUNCES ITS OPENING  Specializing in  Dramatic Rrt ��� Stage Technique  M Students will be presented in Revues and.Plays  Also Making and Operation of Marionette Shows  JUNIOR and SENIOR CLASSES  ENROLL  NOW!  .H. 07. BROOKER ��� SECHELT  '_-  ARE YOU ON THE  ������: /  Voter's List ?  You are NOT on the List 5f ��� ���>  ��� You did not vote in Mackenzie Constituency in 1941*  ��� You have moved into the District  since 1941.  ��� You came of voting age since 1941  TO GET ON THE LIST, see one of the following Election Commissionerss-  HALF MOON BAY���  T. H. Beasley  E. Dollman  GIBSON'S LANDING���  R. Burns  R. S. Clarkman  W. Graham  PENDER HARBOUR���  H. E. Dusenbury  ROBERTS CREEK���  Mrs. G. M. Edmonds  A. R. Reeves  SECHELT���  W. Hodges  J. H. McCrea  (Mackenzie Riding extends from Wood fibre along  the coast to Ocean Falls)  <   ���  LIST CLOSES SEPTEMBER If th, 1945  Published by Mackenzie CCF Constituency Organization  W. Sutherland, Correspondent  A recent visitor to Half Moon  Bay was Flt.-Lt. J. V. Boys,  of the Ferry Command. A. resident here Some years ago, he  ieft to join the provincial police, and has had an interesting and varied experience in  many out-of-the-way spots in  that time. His * war service  transferred his headquarters  all the .way from B. C; to Montreal, and he has been making  flights' to India, Africa and the  Old County. He is now awaiting  his discharge.  Fishing was rather slack for  for a couple of weeks, but just  before the recent storm it gave  signs of picking up again. On  the Sunday before Labor Day,  in gpite of more than threatening weather, the Beasleys and  their visitor, Flt-Lt. Boys, took  a whirl at it, and Jeff was delighted to land a nice one right  in front of Redrooffs, to the envy of the less venturesome city  dwellers who were mournfully  packing away their sunburn lotion and fishing tackle for another year. It is hoped that  .more settled weather wilL put  the sport back on the map once  more.  Miss Connie Kuhn of Powell  River, recently of Ottawa, was  a week-end guest at Hydaway.  Mr. Stan Ross, driver for the  Don MacKenzie Trucking Co.,  is in Vancouver for treatment  of a lame back.  Mr. H. V. Pearson has returned home) after visiting his  parents'at Mission^Gity/yV'  Pte. Eddy Gardner arrived  here,.from Vernon on a short  furlough, arid is visiting his  brother and sister-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs. Joe Gardner.  Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Tait have  recently been entertaining their  relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Roderic  Bunn of Oakland, Cal.  Mrs. Wilf Scott has returned  home after a few days in the  Pender Harbor Hospital.        /  Gordon Lyons, son of Mr. and  Mrs. Frank Lyons, has returned  from overseas. ;  Mary Burrows left here to  enter the North Burnaby High  School. She is staying with  friends, while  going to school.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mason  of Vancouver were guests of  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Beasley  over the Labor Day ,holiday.  C. Alexander, timekeeper for  MacKenzie Flavelle Logging  Co., went to Vancouver Friday  of last week to visit his family  there for several days.  QUESTION���  " The novelist C. S. Forester,  is believed to be the only living  person who has read the Encyclopedia Britannica through  twice." What is it he wants to  know?" '  For Sale . . .  CHOICE  LOTS  At  Porpoise   Bay  50 Feet wide, 300 feet long  v$300.  HALF MOON BAY��� Mr. F.  Lyons> who is handling the  sale of the Welcome Beach  property, states that lots are  still in good demand. A recent  purchaser is Mr. A. E. Clay of  Vancouver, who contemplates  building a summer home before  the next holiday season begins.  DAVIS   BAY  Mrs. G. Cormack  Correspondent  Receipt of the petition for a  speed limit of 15 miles per hour  on the highway between Wilson Creek Bridge and Selma  has been acknowledged by the  office of the Commissioner of  Provincial Police.  Mrs. G. Hewett has received  word that her nephew, Flt.-Lt.  Eric Carpenter, is officially presumed dead.* He has been missing since December last.  Mrs. C. Ross and daughter  Wilma are both reported improved in health. Wilma has returned to the city, where she  is working. ���  St. John's Interdenominational Church was to hold its first  get-together and business meeting since the erection of the  church today, September 12th.  The meeting was especially important as it laid the groundwork for future  activities.  Jack Whitaker has returned  to Kingsley'School, from which  he will attend classes as North  Vancouver High School.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Long of Vancouver   were  recent   guests .'.of  Mrs. V. Boggust. Mrs; Long yis -  Mrs.  Boggiist's  sister.  ;yMiss -Rita Fletcher, your j sum- ���  mer   carrier   of  daily   riewspa-  ners, has returned. to . school at  North Bend.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Kreeley had  as a recent guest Miss Evelyn  White   of Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Pritchard  were holidaying at their cottage after the Labor Day weekend.  Col. iFrancis is at the summer home of Mr. L. Booth!  107 persons were counted  boarding the boat for Vancouver on Labor Day.. A survev  made the following; day showed  most cottages still occuDied, and  the sun shining on those fortunate enough to have stayed  behind.  NOTE FOR FARMERS���  DDT, the wonder fly-killer,  would make the* cow's tail unnecessary except for clouting  an amateur milker behind the  ear.  Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Lawson &  family are holiday guests with  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howes.  Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Garrett  were holidaying in the Interior  this month.  Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Plant  spent their holidays in Vancouver and the Okanagan.  FOR BETTER  SERVICE . . . SEE  R. D. BREWIS  REAL ESTATE  OPERATOR  SECHELT  LENDING  LIBRARY  and GIFT SHOP  New Books Added  as   published  Hand-Made   Gifts  i  Library   Dues:. 50c Month  AND COMPANY LTD.  ^GIBSON'&V LAN PING  General Trucking  and Fuel  Wm. McFADDEN  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Examinations  -  Fittings  SECHELT, B. C.  0 N10 N  , LIMITED  ' SECHELT,  B. C;  RETAIL STORE  A LARGE STOCK OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE  ALWAYS AVAILABLE  m FRESH MEATS & VEGETABLES  ��  HARDWARE & DRYGOODS  .'    @ WOMEN'S DRESSES  .  Our Prices Are Reasonable!

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