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 emdaie  $  >  ��� Even the kids had fun. The  parents made better kids than  ,the kids did. But Louis Heid  swore it was a trick. Charles  Sundquist had a sore leg (a jack  ji.ell on it?), Jim Phillips was sure  he was getting an attack of flu,  PPete Klein hemmed and hawed,  itill finally pressed into service,  [phas. S. Sundquist minded the  jbabies, (volunteered for it too),  pbut greatest surprise was Margaret Dubois. She joined in willingly and admitted from the start it  ?was fun.  The incident, reported exclusively to the .listening ears of ye  poast News editor by.the willing  pips of Mrs. Constance Harper,  Was a turn-about party sponsored  by the staff and population of  liCleindale school. Though given  *imple warning that 'twould be an  put of the ordinary party, parents and others turned up in  [unexpected numbers.  ,< The men were induced, and the  ftadies came out of curiosity, and  $>oth played "Parmer in the Dell"  'under  the careful supervision of  he younger 'uns.  Louis Heid made a fine hunk a  cheese, over whose head the larger kids clapped their hands as  they sang in their wee sma'  iVc-ices and baritones. '  .  I Jim Phillips and Peter Klein  jnearly pinned the tail on the donkey, and Charlie -Heid was only  |ix feet off. Mr. Louis Heid did  a great deal of spanning and  Sputtering, and is reported still  looking for the proper end, though  lie did come within .two"*-feet one  |ime. -.,''-'���     .  .��� ���.,��.������������  ( Mrs. Louis Heid took first  place  for  ladies  in  the   spelling  ee,- Ronald Heid shoving to the  on Jor the m  Pupils  the tired  other games and carols.  '{ Mrs. Harper reports that the  pint of the party was magnific-  nt 'throughput andya', niodel for  goodfellowship   in   any  commuri-  ^ ���   >��� zzyz" "������    ��� .y":.v  _______________________________  KLEINDALE  (Mrs. C. Harper, Correspondent  Serving-   a  Progressive   &   Growing  Area on B.  C.'s  Southern  Coasj��  Covers   Sechelt,   Gibson's   La.nd^g,  Port   Mellon,  Woodfibre;   Squamish  Irvine's  Landing-,  Half Jtlooa Kay  Hardy   Island, Pender Harbour  Wilson   Creek,    Roberts    Creek  Grantham's   Landing,   ;.Egrmont.  Hopkin's   Landing,     Brackendale  Cheekeye,  etc. �� . ."      ':  r)D<-> pBOviadiii;; library  r      " VICTORIA     \  r*jTf%��$*-?  FTTB_,IS___D  B_*  THE   COAST  2STBWS.   -.ITVIITKID  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, S. C      national Advertising Office: Powell River, B.'C.  Vol. 1 ��� No, 2SD  ft  HAIiFMlVIOON BAY, B.C.  Friday, January 4, 1946   5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Don't Say It With  Flowers  Our New Year message to all  our readers is this appropriate  reprint from the Courier. Make  it your resolution.  If with pleasure you are viewing  Any work a man is doing,  If you like him, or love him,  Tell him now.  Don't withhold your approbation  Till the pastor makes oration,  And he lies with snowy lilies.  On his hroiw.  For.no matter how you shout it,  He won't really care about it,  He won't know how many teardrops  You have shed.  If you think some praise is due  him,  Now's the time to slip it to him,  For  he   cannot read his tombstone  ���When he's dead.  More than fame and more than  money  Is    the    comment   kind   and  sunny,  And the hearty, warm approval  Of a friendy  For it gives to life a savor,  And it makes  you stronger-  braver,  And it gives you heart and spirit  To the end.  If he earns your praise, bestow  it,  Parents and  Friends See  Kleindale Goncer  By Al. Lloyd  Christmas and the school concert bring to us all many things  ... to the young actors, barely  suppressed excitement tinged  with a little stage fright ... to  the teacher���patience, hard work  and finally a sense of accomplishment ... to the parents  nostalgis memories of when they  themselves had taken part. All  these things were present in full  measure at the concert presented  to an appreciative audience by  the students of Kleindale school,  under the direction of Mrs. Harper with the able hlep of Mrs.  Bell at the .piano on ^Monday  night, December 24.  Proud parents, excited children 'and ...interested people were  seated in the hall when the curtain; rose oh the school choir,  arranged on a beautifully decorated stage. Their dear voices  sang ''0 Canada" followed by a  Chrismtas carol.  Little fair haired July Klein,  four years old, stood' alone on  the stage and gave to the audience "A Christmas Wish" tin a  ringing voice.  There followed a recitation by  Grace Harris and-next the junior  Proving the old adage that ill luck runs in threes, Leonard  Dubois, son of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Dubois, of Kleindale,  B. C, has returned to St. Mary's hospital for the third time in  ��� ���������:���.���       as many months.  Originally admitted for a severed   artery  in   his  leg  after  a  working  accident,   Leonard  was  crossing   an   icy   road    on   his;  crutches when one crutch slipped  on the ice-covered highway running through Kleindale, and the  lad  suffered  strained  ligaments,  ���and bruises to his one good leg  in a heavy tumble to the ground.  Sboiwing considerable iniprovew  ment after first being admitted,  . three months ago, he had been  released     early     but     returned  shortly after for further recuperation.  Again let out for the holiday  season, his Christmas has been  spoiled nevertheless with the ill-  timed accident.  Films Tour  Peninsula  Mr. S. M. Roberts of the National Film Board intends to put  on the first showing of educational films commanding at Gibson's Landing January 7 and  successively at the following  places: Roberts Creek, January  8; Sechelt, January 9; Halfmoon  Bay, January 10; Garden Bay,  Pender Harbor, January 11 and  Maliibu Club, Jervis Inlet, January 12.  Greenhouse  Oil Stove  Wrecked  Explosion  encourage  ���ment be said.  Do not wait till life is oyer,  And he's underneath the clover  For  he   cannot read his. tomb-  ....--..-   stone  When he's dead.  __��a  Mr. and Mrs. Buster Sundquist  f   Vancouver   spent   the  Christ-  'Jrnas holidays with the parents of  r.    Sundquist,    Mr.    and    Mrs.  harles Sundquist. ,  Keeping this :-a-- report on the  iKundquist clan we note a scene  llpf.. happy family reunion when  I/family and friends joined m, a big  wChrstmas dinner to, honor their  I/son Ted, who had just returned  irfrom^oversejis. >The dining room  lijwas resplendent with Yuletide  'festoons, .enhanced by a radiant  ^Christmas %ee ih one corner,  j^eavily laden with gjft^:; -  ���.,. ^.y  [candlesticks    graced    the    table,  ( while the centre displayed a large  Christmas- cake, artistcally decorated.   - ������'��� ' ''(������;'.  f     Covers were laid for 15, 11 of  i which accommodated three generations . of   the   Sundquist  family.  ^Everyone enjoyed a ^dinner fit' for  y a   king/with   turkey  and , goose  | and  trimmings."  )...  . The Christmas cake was cut by  (' the hostess, and ices were served  |��fby. MisG1 Peggy'' Sundquist.  V:    Guests    included    Mr.    Charles.  | Heid, Mr. RonaM He'd, Mr. Archibald  West  and  Mrs.  Constance  '.'��� Harper.  KLEINDALE   PIONEER  DIES  Mr.    John    Menacher,    pioneer  resident of Kleindale, passed away  Sunday.    December ��� 16,     in   St.  Mary's hospital in his 80th year.  Reverend Alan Green officiated  -..- (Continued   on   page   4)  P.1J_; Party  A  very   enjoyable , party   was  -held'by   the; Sechelt P.T.A. .on  December 20/in the Sechelt Pavilion for the kiddies of the Sechelt  United  School.  The afternoon started with Mr.  Greig or Pacific Mobile Pictures  ���showing some colored cartoons  and a Charlie Chan picture. Following the pictures Santa Claus  appeared 'and gave the children  bags of candy  and  oranges.  Cocoa,  ice cream, cookies  and  cake were all served and the kid-,  -dies--: left for home munching:; bm  B. B. Bate.  Coffee was served to members  of the committee, Mr. Greig, operator, and the many mothers who  had helped with the serving. A  vote of thanks was given to Mr.;  Greig  for his  assistance.  We wish to thank Mr. Archer  and his committee and all those  who helped with the donations  towards making the party the success it was. " , '  MRS. KINNEY PASSES IN  VANCOUVER HOSPITAL  Mrs.   Victor  Kinsey,  wife of  Mr.   Victor   Kinsey,   Sorg   Pulp  Company   comptroller   in   Port  Mellon,  passed away-December.^  17 in Vancouver General hospi|;}  tal following a tiwo-ye|&|illne|s|||r  She leaves to mourn|h'er: pas&-%  ing her husband and two-  dren, Dianne and Jerry.;  prettily costumed, going through  the graceful motion�� of the old  fashioned, dance.  Peggy Sundquist then sang  "Beautiful Dreamer" and drew  a great round of applause.  Next we had a cleverly played  little dialogue "the Train to Loon  Town" which brought lots of .  laughter from the appreciative  crowd, as did the "Upsidedown  Drill" which followed.  Then little Winona Sundquist  twas seen sitting on a chair in the  centre of the stage sewing, while  in a voice which was truly amaz-  dng, she recited "The Little  Dressmaker" followed by Ben  Dubois and Derald Harris as  cowboys to sing "I've Got Spurs  That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle."  Before   the   intermission   the  girls of the school put oh a beau-  .. ,tifulpageant with the Canadian  provinces  and  sister  dominions  represented   and   showing  their  .loyalty to a figure of Brittanni,a. y  ::-'-Th��'next:itera was one of the  most beautiful tableux ever presented in this hall.   The curtain  rose on a group colorfully costumed to represent; the various  symbols of Christmas, this drew  an audible gasp from the audience twhich showed deep appreciation.  The school choir gave us a  ' spirited rendition of "Jingle  Bells", followed by Derald and  Bonnie Harris singing "Will You  Marry Me".. This brought down  the house. If you could have seen  the look on Derald's ;face when  he sang the last verse you'd  know why the1 song called,for an  encore.  A f.'ag. exercise bys the junior  -pupils was followed by a novel  . presentation by the seniors dress-  ;ed as old- timers who, with the  -aid  of sundry. kitchen  utensils,  gave    a    good ' imitation   of    a  Bark  Suffering multiple fractures in  his arm and a broken leg, when a  large piece of bark on a snag on  which he was working came loose  and pinned him to the ground,  Mr. William Forrest of Roberts  Creek is recuperating at home.  Collecting bark ahd firewood by  himself at the deserted girl guide  camp a short distance from Roberts Creek, Mr. Forrest faced a  nasty situation when he, finally  freed himself from the heavy  bark and found himself unable to  walk, and only able to crawl with  difficulty.  Working his way.slowly along  the ground, he reached the caretaker's cottage and, a taxi secured, he was immediately rushed  to the doctor at Gibson's Landing,  where the extent of his injuries  were determined.  rhythm band.}y X  Diano was the'.central  figure  in a charming scene representing ;  the "Rock of Ages" (while Peggy  Sundquist and Velnia Harris sang  the beautiful old hymn*.  Before the final curtain the  school choir sang "Merry Christmas" in a way that made you  feel they really meant tit.  The ceremony concluded with  the national' anthem.  Mr. Lloyd called for an expression of appreciation for the  work of Mrs. Harper, Mrs. Bell,  their helpers and the young actors and actresses to which the  audience gave a hearty response.  This concert showed that practise and work and the freely  given help of others can make a  school concert really enjoyable  for both the audience and the  staff.  ^ . An exploding; oil stove in ta_0  greenhoiSs^of"!^  Sechelt, caused considerable  damage, destroying several valuable plants and about 40 panes  of glass. No witness saiw the  explosion and cause of at is unreported.  P.T.A. Notes  Second meeting of the Sechelt  United P.T.A, was held in Legion  Hall December 14. Business of  the meeting was to finish election  of officers and discuss a Christmas party for the cshool children.  The following officers were  elected: Third vice-president, Mrs.  Alice French; membership convener, Mrs. Amy Rouse; social  convener, Mrs. Prince; literature,  Mrs. Alice French; hospitality,  Mrs. Al Jackson; publcity, Mrs.  Guy Powell; study group, Mrs.  McKay.  /^following election, the school  party was discussed and it was  decided to have the party for the;,.  ;school children on December 20.  "Mr. Fred -Archer was chosen head,  of the committee in charge of  preparations. Meeting, was then  adjourned and coffee and refreshments were served by Mrs.  A.  Crucil,  Sr.  SECHELT DELEGATES AT  RED  CROSS MEETING  <��� Sechelt was very well represented at the West Coast regional  convention of the Canadian Red,  Cross held recently in North Vancouver club rooms. Attending  were Mrs. William Allen, president of Sechelt branch, and Mrs.  J. J. Nickson and Mr. and Mrs. E.  Redman. Delegates were present  from other parts of the peninsula. PAGE 2  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  . ������ iiiiii.ii ��� ���  (&ht (Boast Hews  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!  CONNOR   NU-WAY   HAND  WASHERS, $36,   IN   STOCK���  Pender   Harbour   Traders   Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour, tf  CARD OF THANKS���  "We wish to thank the people  of Squamish for the loyal support they have given us for over  20 years. We have appreciated  your business very much and have  eold our bake-ship to Mr. Frank  Mathison, a baker from Vancouver. Mr. Mathison is very anxious to serve you. We trust he  will have your co-operation.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Prendergast.   _. __  WANTED���  Typewriter   in,   good    condition.  E. Pearson, Half Moon Bay.    23  WANTED���  Drive shaft for '28 Pontiac or  Chevrolet. R. Brooks, c/o C.  Threthewey, Gibson's Landing.  23  RAWLEIGH'S  Good   Health   Products  F.   LaSette,   Dealer  Every product is guaranteed to  give complete satisfaction or no  SHOP BY MAIL���YOUR  PURCHASE WILL BE MAILED  POSTPAID.  Write Box 553, Powell River  tf  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to order. Send sample vou wish duplicated. Muir's Hardware, at  Powell River (Westview) B.C.  Radios tested and repaired.  Tommy Thomas, Madeira Park,  Pender Harbour. 23  FOR SALE-  36-Foot cod boat. Will make a  west coast troller. Good buy,  excellent condition, $1000 cash.  See or write Oliver Dubois, at  Pender Harbour. 23  _l j;yiM ���������111���������________MM������WMWM������>���M^���^M��  FOR SALE  Household furniture for sale.  Wood burning range, solid oak  rocking chair, bed with coil  spring, dresser, linoleum 10'xl2',  etc.   E. Pearson, Halfmoon Bay.  One horse for sale. Apply Jack  Rouse, Sechelt. 3  MARINE REPAIRS���  We   are   specialists   in   general  repairs,   electric   and   acetylene .  welding.       Westview ���   Machine  Shop,  Westview,  B.C.  WEDDING STATIONERY���  Engraved or standard wedding  invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake boxes, complete with cards, 95c dozen.  The Coast News, Halfmoon Bay  $100 REWARD!  For recovery of 300-lb. bull  block and rigging taken from  Half Moon Bay wharf., Cook. &  Volen,  Half Moon Bay:  WE BUY AND SELL���  Rifles and shotguns bought and  sold; also all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B.C.  PICTURE   FRAMING���  Send your enlargements, photos, certificates to us for expert framing at low cost. Prices  before job is done, if you wish.  Hranberry Hardware, Powell  River, B. C.  The dam which protects Zuiderzee from the North Sea has  been completed in 1930. It is  25 miles long.  During the month of March,  1945, 8 out of 10 newborn; babies  in Netherlands have died from  starvation.  f  HOP by MAIL  Ui .Viii: d$��ii'iiiiiSJ.  from  A new Serial Story  \  Powell Stores Ltd  -*-.-.'  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  SYNOPSIS: Speed Malone hardened gambler, and Ed Maitland, son of  seafaring New England family, were  partners in the Yukon gold rush of  '97. They met on the trip north in a  crowd that included Frnchy, the fish-  rrinau. Lucky Rose, the beautiful girl  who took a fancy, to Maitland; Fallon, leader of the miners, who resented Rose's interest in Maitland; Brent,  old-time prospector; ��� Garnet, who  gave Maitland and Speed his outfit  when he quit the trail, and Pete and  his drunken partner,-Owens, who was  drowned after a brawl. Pete turned  out to be a girl in disguise. Speed  killed a man at Skagway���a cheat  manager of a shell game���and  months after was r.rrested and put  in jail for his murder. He got out,  but while he waited for Lefty, who  offered to help him to get back the  mail   he   had   been   carrying   for   the  - Mounties   at  Bennett.     NOW  GO  ON  WITH  THE  STORY.  *   *   *   *  In another instant he freed the  halter line of the second bronco.  Mounting, he curbed its plunging  close to Pete's stirrup, while he  held the dynamite stick away  from the mare's head. The fuse  was burning close.  "Up the river canyon, Pete," he  said, "and don't pull in till I hail  . ye."  A quirt bit the bronco's flank;  its flying start matched the mare's  leap as Pete leaned close to the  black neck, holding the pinto's  head and riding both horses as  one. They flashed through the  chequered street lights and vanished in a drumming of hooves.  Speed checked his own rearing  mount,' wheeled it sidelong on its  hind legs, to block any threat of  pursuit. Then, with a measured  glance at the crowd, he tossed  the spluttering explosive down  the centre of the street into trampled vacant enpw. :  Almost as it struck; the camp  was rocked by a thundering detonation. The bronco gave a bound  like a stag's and tore after its  team mate, stung to a soaring gallop by the rocketing ��� blasts of  Speed's gun on either side,  1 '  ���I*       *r    ��� 1"       V  Rusty was shifting nervously.  His nose, searching the inshore  shadows, had a more constant direction. It kept pointing downstream. Rusty was watching and  scenting along the bank for some  remembered place which old habit  had printed deep in his dog memory.  "By the Great Dog Star!" Maitland exclaimed. "The dog's your  map."  "It's what I'm bankin' on,"  Speed said. "Dogs get attached to  places. The pull of a hangout  they're'used to lasts longer than  their fear of a man they don't like.  Specially Siwash dogs. We could  ijnaybe have landed anywhere a-  round the Stewart and followed  Rusty to Dalton's camp by his own  route."  - Pete had fallen asleep with her  head on the meal sack. She had  seemed to feel a peculiar uneasiness about the outcome of their  journey, which deepened and darkened Maitland's sense of Dalton's  mystery.  The mouth of the creek which  the dog led them to choose was so  screened with brush that in the  dark they might easily have passed it unnoticed.  Speed hitched a line from the  prow of the boat to the malamute  and allowed it to run along the  shore. Delighted to be afoot again,  Rusty started upstream, drawing  the boat with him. AH they had  to do was use an oar occasionally*  to clear a rock or shoal.  The dog had come to a bend in  the creek.    The canyon* was nar-  were   reaching   the  limit   of   the  boat's- draught.  They now looked around for a  covered mooring place.  With strange providence, it was  Rusty again who found the place  to cache the boat. He. halted at  the foot of a mountain ravine,  down which a thick growth of  brush fell into the creek. Between  the outer fringe of vegetation and  the bank, a concealed tunnel flowed under the brush. The space  would have been large enough for  two canoes, and it neatly harbored  their boat when they had unmast-  ed it.  This discovery did not look like  accident. The place appeared to  have been used before. It was possible that . they were picking up  a hidden trail, which others had  searched for and puzzled over  through a whole winter. Their  interest in what they were about  to do was taking on a tense precision.  "I've said the magic was simple," observed Speed. "Now we're  goin' to see whether it's true.''  The dog scrambled up the cleft  of the ravine under tangled brush.  Their range of view was painfully  restricted, and they knew how  invisible Dalton's trail could be.  At the head of the ravine they  emerged on a blind, steep-walled  gulch.  Here Rusty stopped and looked  at them expectantly as if it were  now their move.  "Doggone," Speed muttered, and  frowned at the blasted pine which  Rusty seenied to v,hayey ,regarded���  with a little more intention than  the stone. The dead tree spread  its limbs close to the cliff one of  the high branches almost touched  the rock face.  Uncoiling a rope from his belt,  Speed made a careful throw-at  the pine limb���and tightening the  rope on it securely, hauled himself up the trunk. He climbed until he reached the limb that touched the wall, crawled out on it to  the end, and dropped on a ledge;  There he gave a shout of discovery.  TO BE CONTINUED  Serving ...  SECHELT and  PENINSULA        |  ��� Automobile Repairs  ��� Welding  ��� Home Gas and Oil  Sechelt Garage  T R. GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  General Trucking  and Fuel  Friday, January 4, 1946  by Bubrey Boyd  General  OK9  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAY  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  Garden  Bay Cafe  ���   ;   i  SANDWICHES j  SHORT ORDERS  DINNERS  : WEEKDAYS:���  11 A.M to ,12 midnite  SUNDAYS:���    [.    ; X-  11 A.M. to 5 PJfc:,--  BUS STOP HERE  POSTAGE  PAID  on all  PRESCRIPTIONS  Drugs, rtoilefries  Send .your prescriptions fo]  quick, accurate service b-3  mail. We pay postage costs  All your drug store needsi  can be filled here at lowest  prices. Send your next ordei  to--  I  KlPP-TAYLOR  DRUG STORE  POWELL  RIVER, B. C Friday,  January 4, 1946,  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  PAGE 3  For    Estimates  Get   In   Touch   With  iorgan  HALF  MOON   BAY  niiisai!!  lll!_3ll!!_Silliail!l_3IIIII9  $  FULL LINE OF  DRUGS and  TOILETRIES  CITY SERVICE  at  CITY PRICES  Gibson's Landing  We are now open for business and have a full  dispensary service.  MURDOCH  ��� FRESH   MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  ������ SHELL OIL  ���FISHCAMP  Pender Harbour  Immm  The  Sechelt Gift Shop  has a wide selection of  TOYS, GIFTS,  NOVELTIES  Orders taken for woodwork  of all descriptions.  PICTURE SHOW  GIBSON'S HALL  Every Week. Watch for the  Posters]   Shorts, News,   and  Feature Photoplay .  Witt Scoff  TRANSFER  "REDRbOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  *    -' ���   ���  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems!  Inez  Willison,   Correspondent  TO  AND  FROM  Mr. and Mrs. Ivor B. Jergenson  returned from Vancouver Dec. 18  after a brief shopping tour in the  city.  Dr. W. Evens spent a few days  here.  Norman Jorgenson was home  for the Christmas vacation from  high school in New Westminster.  Mr. Bert Harper of Vancouver  spent the Christmas holidays with  Mr.  J.   Gregson.  Mr. and Mrs. George Noutio of  Wood Bay, and their children,  spent the Christmas with the Jor-  gensons.  Adolf  Anderson   and  Ed  Lang  spent   Christmas   with   Mr.   and  Mrs.   E.   Willison.  SPEED  BOAT TRIP  Through the flash and roar of  a speed boat and waving arm we  saw Elmer Jorgenson taking  Mabel Griffith home to Egmont to  spend the year end'season with  her family.  SILVER SANDS PROGRAM  Secret Gove was well represented at Silver Sands school Christmas program. Mr. and Mrs. Ivor  B. Jorgenson^ Edward and Elmer  Jorgenson, Miss Mabel Griffith,  and Miss Ida Jorgenson, and Mr.  and Mrs. Eric Williams were  among the crowd that enjoyed a  very good program.  NOT TRUE FISH  Halfmoon Bay may have an unnamed fish, but we have been  hosts to a .school of black fish the  past several days and nights.  Dropping by to wih us a merry  Christmas, they expressed considerable relief at us recognizing  them immediately as black fish  and not getting epnfiised with  sharks and salmon, thus requiring  formal  introductions.        '.  AND   MANY OF  THEM  'Your correspondent wishes all  Coast News readers a bright and  happy new year.  PORT MELLON  Violet Streeter, Correspondent  ������___���_______���_���______���_���  Your correspondent wishes to  apologize to all her faithful readers that she was so busy participating in- a news item herself, she  didn't have time to prepare a  good report.  . Visitors to Vancouver apparently included, besides yours truly,  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Davis and  famly, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Freer,  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Home and  family, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Freer,  Howe Sound  Transport  GIBSONS LANDING  Lv. Gibson's Landing at  7:55 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. .  Lv. Fisherman's Cove at  9:10 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  >-.  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  ���  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  family, Mrs. Emily Dillabough,  Mrs. Marge Kinman, Mrs. Dornte  Dean, Miss Florence Lyall, Miss  Helen Porter, Miss Gains, Mr. T.  G. Martin, Mr. George Thorn,  Mr.  H.   E. Arnold,   Mr.  Dan Mc-  Leod, Mr. Jack Dunnache and Mr.  Malcolm   Mackay.  Unable to be on the receiving  end of visitors, I do believe that  Miss Barlow of Vancouver, formerly of  Port   Mellon,   was   home  for Christmas.  Mr. Streeter, who was taken Hi  suddenly and is in St. Paul's hospital, is doing very well.  A happy and prosperous New  Year to everyone.  .RITISH COLUMBIA'S  THE social legislation of this Province is designed to promote the welfare  of children, individuals and families who suffer from various social needs.  Some of the most important Acts are:  . SOCIAL ASSISTANCE ACT:  Social allowances, general medical services, drugs and other types of  assistance may he granted under the terms of this Act, to those who cannot  he granted assistance under other more specific Acts. Anyone who is eligible  may receive the necessities for maintaining a reasonably normal and healthy  existence.  MOTHERS' ALLOWANCE ACT:  Under the terms of this Act, provision is made for an allowance to mothers  with children under the age of sixteen years, and under certain conditions  under eighteen years, who are widows or who cannot be supported by the  husband for certain specific reasons.  OLD-AGE PENSION ACT:  This Act enables the Province to make provisions for persons seventy  years of age and over under the terms of the Federal Old Age Pensions Act.  Persons who are not eligible under the terms of this Act may be granted  comparable assistance under the "Social Assistance Act."  CHILD WELFARE:  Child Welfare legislation includes the Protection of Children Act, Children  of Unmarried Parents Act, Adoption Act, Boys' Industrial School Act, Girls'  Industrial School Act and the Juvenile Delinquency Act, and entails the protection and care of dependents or neglected children; placement of children  in adoption.homes; and care and treatment of delinquent children.  HOSPITALS AND INSTITUTIONS:  Other social needs are covered by the Hospitals Act, Mental Hospitals  Act, Provincial Home Act, Provincial Home for the Aged Act, Provincial Infirmaries Act and Welfare Institutions Licensing Act. These acts pertain to  the treatment of persons suffering physical or mental illness; custodial care  of the aged and infirm; institutional care for those who are chronically ill or  incapacitated. Included in the programme of care of the mentally ill is the  Mental Hygience or preventive work of the Provincial Psychiatric and Child  Guidance Clinics.  TUBERCULOSIS INSTITUTIONS ACT:  Special allowances and services to patients suffering from tuberculosis  and their families have been.recently developed and expanded.  SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC:  A Field Service Staff of trained social workers is maintained throughout  the province. In order to serve the public, members of the Field Service Staff  are strategically located throughout the province and the individual social  worker is trained to deal with all phases of social assistance* They are required  to use every available community resource in fulfilling their duties and they  are supported in their work by counsel and guidance of the specialist in charge  of specific types of assistance at headquarters.  British Columbia's social welfare programme is the most outstanding and  the most generous in Canada. The services available at our district offices in  unorganized territory and in municipalities are the most comprehensive in the  Dominion.  PROVINCIAL BOARD OF HEALTH  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS  VICTORIA, B. C.  _������mi9 PAGE 4  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. j��.  Friday,  January 4, 1946  UMim'ULUmlJIU.J.JUMl.H.I lUW^M^  ROBERTS CREEK  A. N. Cotton, Correspondent.  Mr. J. Edlund arrived home  from Salmon River to spend the  holiday with his family at Roberts Creek.  Capt. R. J. Eades returned  home from England on board the  Mauretania on December 18. Capt.  Eades had been overseas 2%  years, and has been a member  of the armed forces since the  commencement of hostiliteis. He  6 the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J.  Eades, Sr., of Roberts Creek.  Wally Graham  Funeral Directors  Gibson's  Landing  t   5    "7  Caskets and Service  to suit family wishes.  Ida E.  Preiss,  Correspondent  NEW CITIZENS  Born to Mr. and Mrs. E. W.  Preiss, Monday, December 17, at  Vancouver General Hospital, a  son.  Born to Mr. and Mrs. S. Brown  Saturday, December 22, a son.  SANTA CLAUS VISITS  A community Christmas tree  for pre-school kiddies was held  on December 20 in the hall. Santa  Claus paid a personal visit and  gave each child a present and a  bag of candy and fruit. All the  kiddies enjoyed the good time.  In the evening the school concert was held in the Community  hall. A capacity crowd applauded  the children from grade one to  twelve on their splendid performances of various acts. A return  visit by Santa Claus completed  the evening for the children.  VISITORS IN WOODFIBRE  Miss Virginia Lloyd, Mr. and  Mrs. Frank Haar, Miss Sylvia  Haar, Mr. John Haar, Miss Es-  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it General Electric APPLIANCES:  Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  Serving  THE COASTAL COMMUNITIES  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  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  SECHELT INN  UFllON PIER  VANCOUVER  Foot of Carrall Street  0-  Mrs. B. A. Chadsey,  Mr. and Mrs. Coleridge, Mrs.  Dick and Mrs. Esther King were  among the last week's visitors to  Vancouver.  Mrs. M. Chaster has had an  extended visit with her son and  daughters at Duncan, Victoria  and in Vancouver.  Happy New Year to all my  readers, and, as Tiny Tim would  ,say "may God bless us, every  one."  ther Campbell.  Mr. Lewis McGregor and Miss  Mary Roberts, W.R.E.N., accompanied by the latter's mother and  brother were the guests of Mr.  and Mrs. W. L. McGregor.  Mr. and Mrs. George Hurley of  Britannia Beach were the guests  of the latter's parents for the  holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. E. P. 'Brennan,  Mr. Sam Kennedy, Mrs. G.  Preiiiss, Miss Betty Simpson, Mr.  Reg "McGurck" Johnson, Mr.  and Mrs. Foley journeyed to  Vancouver just previous to the  holidays.  VISITING AT PORT ALICE  Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Friz-ell  went to Port Alice to spend the  holidays.  Garden Bay  Cafe  wishes all their patrons the  Best for, the New Year, and  wishes to thank them for  their support in the past.  GAS  [Che Standard cj QuaUty  Wilson Creek  Garage Lid  n  Vukanizing synthetic  tubes a speciality!  Automobile Accessories  and Repairs  W.  Sutherland,  Correspondent  Half Moon Bay will get off to  a good start iin 1946 with the  renovating of the government  wharf. Newy decking is already at  hand and the necessary creo-  soted pilng was also on the job  until the last windstorm, after  rwhich. iit was discovered 'beached  at Hydaway. However it has been  neatly boomed and is now ready  to be handed over to the proper  authorities when the work is  started.  SHOP TALK  Among the Christmas shoppers  encountered in the city were Mr.  and Mrs. Eric McCartney and  Mr. Cecil Chamberlin. Mrs. C.  Trethewey of Gibson's Landing  and iher son Donald joined the  party for a day's tour of toy-  land. Christmas shopping, according to the?, confidential opinion  of Mr. Eric McCartney, is lots  easier when the menfolk get on  the job by themselves.  QUICK SHOPPERS  En route to Vancouver on December 13 Mr. and Mrs. "Happy"  Innes of Stuart Island were en-  quiriing for many old; friends  from Mission where they formerly resided. Specially mentioned  by Mrs. Innes (were Mr. andMrs.  J. King of Halfmoon Bay, Mr.  and Mrs. Ted Osborne and Mr.  Walter Plumridge of Sephelt.  TRAVELLERS  Messrs. Frost and Cooper, the  new owners of Redrooffs returned to the City on December 19th  after spending; a few days looking over their property.  Mr. and^ Mrs. Gibson and Albert Burt "of SHyer Sands left  f or Vanc^tiyer^Dejceniiber,19.   y  Mr. and Mrs. F; !C3ay&6n left  December 21 to spend Christmas  at Kamloops where they have a  new granddaughter to inspect.  Miss OS. Ek is spending the  Christmas holidays in Vancouver.  Mr. K. Mare; arrived Tuesday,  December 18th, to. spend Christmas with'Mrs. Mare. They left  for Vancouver on December 28  as Mr. Mare is returning to  Saskatchewan where he is employed. Mrs. Mare expects to return to Halfmoon Bay in a few  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER HARBOUR  Large  WATERFRONT LOT  Comfortable  5-room  Bungalow,   Bathroom,   &  Furnace.   Near   stores  &  Postoffice.  REAL ESTATE  FIRE - BUTO - IBBRINE - TIFF.  INSURANCE  HALF MOON  BAY  Price $3000  ���\f  Write or Phone for Information  PLAY     SAFE   ...   INSURE     NOW  LM\.  TOWING  AND  CHARTER  SERVICE  V     (  ���  . ri  Operated   By  W. H. HEARD  PENDER HARBOUR  WATERFRONT   and  OTHER LOTS  $3.00.00 and up  Porpoise Bay  Sechelt  Half Moon Bay  (Continued   from   page   1)  at the  funeral ceremony.    Interment was in his beloved district  of Kleindale.  CONGRATULATIONS  Ted Sundquist, Canadian Scottish Regiment, made it home from  overseas by Christmas. Mrs. Ted  Sundquist and the children met  him at th�� station upon his arrival  in Vancouver.  BUSY SEASON  Recent guests  at  the home of  Mr.   and  Mrs.  Harris  have  been  Mr.   and  Mrs.. Tracy   Harris   of  North   Vancouver,   Mrs.   Vic   Osborne of Westview (Powell River)  and Mrs. Harold Pearson and son  Barry of Vananda.  RETURNS AFTER ILLNESS  . ���  Mrs.   Martin  Klein,    who   had  been a patient in St. Mary's hospital for the past week, has now  returned home.  A  NEW  YEAR  And an old wish" to all my  faithful readers ��� Happy New  Year. -  days.  Mr. and Mrs'. P. Meuse of West  Vancouver and Mr. W. Ziller of  West Point Grey arrived December 22 to spend the Christmas  holidays at Hydaway, arriving on  the same boat that returned Mr.  J. J. Sutherland to the bosom  ���of his family, and his depleted  iwoodpile.  CHILDREN'S PARTY  The children of the district  were entertained at >a most successful Christmas party December 20. A well-laden Christmas  tree was of course the main at-  by the children was enjoyed by  young and old. An enjoyable protraction, while the carol, singing  gram of games added to the plea-*  sure  of t^  justice was d*>2ie to the  ample*  and satisfying refreshments.  ENTERTAINERS  Mr. and Mrs. W. Meikle and]  Alf Young, of Welcome , BeacM  entertained "8m, their usual hos-1  pi table fashion on the evening j  of Boxing Day. A treasure hunt'j  was the highlight of the evening,  causing much fun and consider-)  able confusion. The earnest!  ..seekers after . treasure found]  their efforts generously rewarded]  and more will undoubtedly be|  heard of the millinery confection]  borne home triumphantly by Edt  Curran. The guests included MrJ  and Mrs. H. Taiit, Mr. and Mrsi  E. P. Curran. Mr. and Mrs. T.J  H. Beasley, Mr. W. Ziller an<  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Sutherland.  .Social Credit-  Literature  and Meetings  Write:  c/o 1005 Holden Bldg,,  Vancouver, B. C.  i  ��i_a/.  WAKEFIELD     INN  Until, further  notice  the  Inn  will be open from  2 P.M.  To 6 P.M.  7 P. M, To 11 P.M.       li  Across the road from Inn  a

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