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 LIBRARY  Vol. 1 ��� No. 38  SECRET COVE���Dr. John Ewart Campbell, 68, an oldtimer  of Secret Cove, passed awav in  Vancouver General Hospital on  May 15. Funeral services were  held the following Friday, and  committal was in a private ceremony. Dr. Campbell was the  second son of the late Professor  John Campbell, M.A., Ll.D., of  Montreal.  Dr. Campbell is survived by  his wife and a stepson in Yari^  couver, and relatives in Montreal.  ATTENDED McGILL  Dr. Campbell was graduated  in medicine from McGill University in 1902 and came to B.C.  in 1908, first practising in Nelson, then in North Vancouver.  After studying in Paris and Ber-  I lin, he practiced in Vancouver.  / In World War I he joined the  Canadian Army Medical Corps  f in 1914 and served overseas in  I No. 5 Canadian General Hospital at Salonika. On his return  to Vancouver in 1919 Dr. Campbell practiced theer and was on  the medical staff at Shaughnessy Hospital from 1920 to 1944,  when he retired.  j    The    esteem   in   which   Dr.,   tacted as yet.  Serving   a  Progressive   &   Growing  Area on B. C.'s  Southern  Coast  Covers   Sechelt,   Gibson's    Landing,  Port   Mellon,  Woodfibre,   Squamish  Irvine's  Landing,  Half Moon  Bay-  Hardy   Island,  Pender  Harbour  Wilson   Creek,    Roberts    Creek  Grantham's   Landing.    Egmont,  Hopkin's    Landing,     Brackendale  Cheekeye,  etc.  f i\\~s v uv.oint-   h  _>TrS_.XS___D   BY  THE   COAST   NEWS.   LIMITED  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C.      National Advertising Office: Powell River, B.  HALFMOON BAY, B��� C.      Friday, May 31, 1946       5c Per Copy. S2.50 Per Year, by Mail  McEachern  Is Drowned  Accidentally  ON THE morning of May 24*  1946, about 8:30 a.m. the body  of Mr. Angus McEachern was  found beside his house, by Mr.  T. Hurst. Mr. McEachern lived  in a float-house on the dyke and  apparently missed his footing in  the dark no. his way home  Thursday night and was accidentally drowed.  He was a batchelor and has  lived in Squamish for about  twenty-five years. He was  around 55 years of age and has  worked as a logger and doing  odd jobs for the past few years.  No next-of-kin have been con-  From Exploding  Blow-torch  By ERNIE PEARSON  Mr. R. H. Brooks received severe burns about his hands and  forearms when the blowtorch he  was working with exploded.  The quick action and presence  of mind of Mrs. Brooks put the  flames out and saved him from  further burns by rolling him on-  the ground. Mr. Brooks received treatment for his burns  at St. Mary's Hospital, Garden  Bay. He has returned home now  and latest reports indicate he is  progressing favorably.:  Phone Service  usiness  At  edrooh Resort  f Campbell was held by his colleagues and his patients was of  the ] highest. He was active all  his life, both as a physician and  surgeon, and as a friend and a  good neighbour. s  Funeral services were conducted Monday morning at 10  a.m. by Rev. W. B; Mcintosh  and interment took place at  Squamish cemetery at Brackendale.  Improved  Britannia iBeach .  Players^ ClubWins Second  8ITId  GIBSONS Landing���All telephones between the Exchange  and Eric Inglis* apartment are  now being placed on a separate  circuit, according to information  received from Harry Winn, local  operator. Mr. Winn explains  that this arrangement will give  better service to Grantham's  Landing, Hopkins and Port  Mellon phones by their lines  being left clear. With the installation of telephones in  the  HALFMOON BAY��� The wharf  storey at   Halfmoon   Bay   has  changed hands.  Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. George  Cormack for many years, it was  recently sold to  Mr.  and Mrs.  Richard  Laird.   The  former  is  the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Lyons of Redroofs. He was born  and raised in    Winnipeg    and  came to  the coast in  1938.   A  keen hockey player, he was a  member of    the    championship  team, Winnipeg Monarchs, during the season of 1936-37.   He  joined the RCAF in September  1939 and    went    overseas two  years later, when he saw plenty  of action as a fighter pilot with  a night-fighter squadron. Somewhere he has two notches for a  pair of enemy aircraft shot up  and also for the many trains he  wrecked in France and Belgium.  In August, 1942, he was shot  down and spent nine hours in a  rubber dinghy in the North Sea.  He was picked up by an air rescue unit.  In 1943 Laird met and marr  ried Jean, who was a Queen Alexander Nursing Sister, whose  war-life has been full of exciting experiences.  She nursed all  Jl'-'-v:|^-.T��.r.  Sunset    Hardware^Store    and    through the Battle of ^Dunkirk  1  i THE Britannia banner was carried into the British Columbia Drama elimination of the  Western Canada Theatre conference, when the Townsite  Players' club entered with their  jplay "Legend".  The festival, was held in the  U.B.C. auditorium on Saturday,  ay_.ll, at 8:15 P.M. There  were "four plays entered, representing four clubs. "The Terrible Meek", by the Little Theatre group. "Hello Out There",  by the Labor Arts Guild. "Red  Wax," by the Vagabond Players  of New Westminster and our  own local troupe.  This was the first festival of  this kind held since previous to  Ihe war and hoydoubt jviit be a u  fresh, start towards; biggerand  better festivals. "The Terrible  |Meek", by the Litle Theatre,  Iwon the nod of the adjudicators,  [Kenneth Caple and Owen  bThomas and will represent Brit-  fish Columbia at the finals to  jibe held in Winnipeg on May 25.  | The Townsite Players' Club,  'ranked second in the festival  and considering the larger  groups they were competing  ^against, made a /good showing.  JLouvain Sherrif as Mrs. Walters, was credited .with the best  performance of the evening.  The play was directed by Wes.  Black and others in the cast  were Muriel Green as "Mrs.  /Reed", Jack McKichan as "Rev.  Mr. Fallows," and Larry Stewart as "The Stranger". Qharlie  Sherriff was stage manager and  Len Bjprkman was in charge  of the make-up. Ted Bogle and  Ted   Cadenhead   assisted   with  jsthe sound-effects.  i'~- The local troupe were guests  much at home back-stage.  Britannia was well represented in an audience that was  both attentive and appreciative.  Joan Clarke and  John Knight Wed  At Squamish  AT THE home of her parents,  on Wednesday May 22, 1946,  Joan, only; daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. G. S. Clarke of Squamish  was married to Mr. John Allan  Knight of Vancouver. Rev. W.  B. Mcintosh of Squamish United  Church performed the ceremony.  % The bride, who was given in  marriage by her father, wore a  dressmaker suit of moonglow  blue gaberdine with white accessories. She wore a corsage  of roses and lily-of-the-valley.  The bridesmaid,. Miss Mary Olsen of Squamish, wore a French  blue dressmaker suitv with  white accessories and her corsage was of carnations.  Mr.   Ernie   Scamble  of  Vancouver,  supported the  groom.  A reception, was held at the  bride's home after which the  couple left on the afternoon  boat for a honeymoon on Vancouver Island. Mr. and Mrs.  Knight will reside in Vancouver.  Giiburtson Baby  Is Christened  A DEDICATION service was  held Sunday, May 19, in the  St. John Church by Pastor Elliot for Grace Betty, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. H. Giiburtson  -y  number on the  village  circuit  is now eight.  Two Very Old  Friends Are  Married  ! of. the festival committee at a ,.. of Wilson Creek,  j supper on stage before the The baby was dressed in the  ! opening curtain and being the family Christening robe of Miss  only out-of-town entry, found Mottie Scott and Tom Scott, al-  /they  were  made  to  feel  very    so of Wilson Creek.  GRANTHAM'S LANDING���The  meeting of two very ojd  friends about six weeks ago has  blossomed into romance and culminated in the marriage of Mrs.  Maggie Dockar of Granthams  and Mr. Allan Farquhar of Winnipeg.  Mr. Farquhar is a native of  Dundee, Scotland, arriving in  Canada on December 20, 1884,  and serving as a machinist with  the CNR. He has three sons, all  of whom served with the forces,  one having been killed while in  training with the RCAF.  Mrs. Dockar is a native of  Newbyth, Scotland, arriving in  Winnipeg some 25 years ago; she  shad two sons who served with  "the Cameron Highlanders, one  having been killed and the other is now married and living in  Australia.  The friendship of 30 years  brought about their decision to  join hands and hearts in matrimony and settle down at 'Bonnie Doon', Grantham's Landing. Mr. Farquhar is 82 and his  bride is 74. We wish them both  many years of happiness togeth^'  er. ���J. Rennie  home is Barnard Castle, County  Durham. Most of her earlier  nursing career was spent in hospitals situated in Yorkshire.  Mr. Laird held the rank of a  flight-lieutenant, and in 1944  was awarded the Airforce Cross  for leadership and meritorious  service. He spent 1800 hours in  the air flying fighter aircraft,  including Spitfires, Hurricanes,  Beaufighters, Defiants.  After the war, Richard returned to Canada with his wife.  Their two children, Susan Victoria and Carole Jean were born  in Canada.  SEA BUS LINES  FOR HOWE SOUND  VICTORIA���Sea Bus Lines Ltd.  a new firm incorporated in  April, has been given authority  by Public Utilities Commission  to operate the Howe Sound  ferry service between Gibsons  Landing and Horseshoe Bay.  Commission has approved the  new company issuing 9000  shares to C. G. Ballentine and  George D. Frith for the assets  of the Howe Sound Transport  Co., and another 1000 shares to  Coates Water Craft Ltd. for the  purchase of a hew 32-foot  launch.  Squamish Shower  On Monday evening, May 20,  1946, a shower was held in the  parish hall in honor of Miss  Joan Clarke. A pleasant evening was had playing whist after  served by the hostesses, namely:  which dainty refreshments were  Mrs. O. Reeve, Mrs. E. Jordan,  Mrs. W. Gedge, Mrs. F. Wilson,  Mrs. W. Evans and Miss Agnes  Hutton.  Following the refreshments  the bride-elect opened her  many lovely gifts.  HALFMOON BAY��� There is  much activity at Redroofs  these days. Long known as .a  popular summer resort, it had  become rather quiet during the  war years, but it has taken on  a new lease of life since the  new owners of the Redroofs  Trading Company, James M.  Cooper and William L. Frost,  have arrived on the scene. They  are very busy renovating some  of the buildings and adding  new features that will certainly  increase the popularity of the  place. Their general store opened this week for business.  As goods become available  the store will contain a good  line of groecries, drygoods, and  fishing tackle. Alterations are  being made to the dining room  to increase its already pleasant  atmosphere. It will be opened  only during the summer mctfi-  ths.. New cabins will be added  to the resort as material becomes available. One of the big  attractions of the resort wjll tye  a fleet of inboard motor boats  to be rented to those who like  boating or fishing.  Mr. Cooper originally came  from Ontario. Leaving there at  the age of seventeen he came  west and enlisted in the Canadian Air Force for the first war.  After the war was over he came  to Alberta where he was in the  men's furnishings business. In  1920 he came to Vancouver and  two years later started a garment factory which is still operating. He is married and has  two young daughters, aged nine  and eleven, Patricia and Marilyn  who are still in Vancouver v//th  their mother, but they are ail  looking forward to joining Mr.  Cooper here soon.  Mr. Frost spent his early  years in New Brunswick and  came to the coast in 1925. He  has a record of 20 years' service  in B. C. with General Motors.  In recent years he opfrated his  own business in Vancouver, under the trade name of Larry  Frost Ltd., and afterwards the  name was changed to Marine  parage.  During the war he held the  rank of lieutenant with the Ordinance   Corps.  BODY FOUND  BODY OF James R. S. Hammond of Britannia Beach, missing five weeks in a small sailboat, was found Monday by  Provincial Police at Fircom  Cap on Gambier Island. Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  Friday, May 31, 1946  GIBSONS LANDING  ��� Wxt (Eoasi Njetus  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  Sxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with order.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  George was a house guest of  Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Valde on  his way home from the United  Church Conference last week.  Mr. Runnalls has just recently  written and published a very  interesting history of the north  entitled, "The History of Prince  George".  Blind Bay, which has not been  in operation for a number c i  years. The owners are making  preparations to open up again  and expect to be in production  in the near future.  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.  MARINE   REPAIRS  We are specialists in general  repairs, electric and acetylene  welding. Westview Machine  Shop, Westview, B.C.  FOR SALE  WE HAVE waterfront property  from Gibsons Landing to  Pender Harbour. E. W. Parr  Pearson, representing Consolidated Brokers, 942 West Pender  St., Vancouver. tfn  HELP WANTED  WANTED a general store clerk,  experienced.    Gulf   Mainland  Co-operative   Store,  Roberts  Creek. 39  MISCELLANEOUS  SAWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled and sharpened,  scissors, shears and knives  ground. Apply W. W. Burroughs, Westview, B.C. tf  *    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.  CONNOR NU-WAY HAND  WASHERS $36, IN STOCK���  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  ���Madiera Park, Pender Harbour.  tf  NOTICE  MR. AND Mrs. George Wright  have taken over the Henderson Place at Wilson Creek.  Fresh vegetables in season also  vegetable plants. 39  RADIOS  1946 RADIOS in stock. Victor,  Marconi, Stromberg- Carlson,  Northern Electric, Stewart  Warner and General Electric.  Exide and Burgess Batteries,  C.C.M. Cycles, Gils on Gas  Washers. Authorized dealer,  Tommy 'Thomas, Pender Harbour, tfn  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  NOTICE   OF  CANCELLATION  OF RESERVE  NOTICE is hereby given that  authority    of   Order-in-Council  the  Reserve  established  under  No.   1653,   approved   December  9th, 1943, notice of which was  published in the British Columbia Gazette of December 16th,  1943, is cancelled in so far as it  relaties  to   13  acres  of  unsur-  veyed land fronting on Skook-,  umchuck Narrows in the vicinity of Egmont,  Group  1,  New  Westminister District.  H. CATHCART,  Deputy Minister of Lands..  Department of  Lands and Forests,  Victoria, B. C,  April 13th, 1946. 1  WANTED     :       !  ELECTRIC   Washing   Machine  for cash. Phone or write Bay-  view Lodge, Selma Park.       39 "  FOR SALE ~"  ONE    Quebec    heater, brick  lined..   $15.00.    Selma Park  Store,  Sechelt. 38  WANTED  USED   CAR,   light  delivery  or  pickup   preferred.    Jack  Ab-  blett, Gibsons Landing. 39  LEGAL  NOTICE  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply  to Lease Land  In New Westminster Land  District Land Recording District of Vancouver, and situate  about 21/_- miles North-West of  Sechelt, B.C., being part of D.L. *  3824 and T.L. 10220P.  Take notice that I, Joseph J.  Stefanini of Vancouver, B.C.,  occupation, Monument, Manufacturer, intends to apply for  a lease of the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the South-West Corner being  5.00 Chains West of the South-  East Corner of D.L. 3824; thence  North 7.50 Chains; thence East  15.00 Chains; thence South 7.50  Chains; thence West 15.00  commencement and containing  Chains more or less to point of  11.25 acres, more or less.  JOSEPH J. STEFANINI,  per Frank D. Rice, Agent.  Dated April 30th, 1946. 40  SOMEHOW or other the Legion  smokers continue to be bigger and better than the last, in  season and out. Last reunion to  date   was   on   the   evening   of  Thursday, May 23, when well  over ;fifty members of branch  109 gathered at the hall. With  Frank Bailey and Jim Carroll  dispensing the expendables, and  Don Ferguson, Wally "Babe"  Graham, Don Poole, Bob Graham, Ernie Reitz and Clarence  Sicotte suplying various forms  of musical entertainment, the  brief summer evening passed  * in a very pleasant manner.  21st Copper  Queen Crowned  BRITANNIA BEACH���Patricia  Sullivan reigned on May 25th  as the 21st Copper Queen of  Britannia Beach. The day-long  ceremony began at 10 a.m. and  featured the crowning of the  only known queen of her kind  in the world. Patricia is a former resident of Nelson, wjiejre  she lived from 1940 to 1944, attending junior high school and  being active in Prp-Rec. Her  court included Verlie Kemper  and Sheila Fleming, maids of  honor; Elizabeth Vollans an��  Beverley Maddess, flower girls;  Frances Bergenham and Christine Adams, train bearers;  Donald Rainbow and Douglas  Fairburn, bugle boys, and Jack  Murray, crown bearer.  SECHELT  Miss Violet Jefferies returned  home recently from St. Mary^  Hospital. Her many friends wish  her a speedy recovery.  *  ��  BORN to Mr. and Mrs. O. Cameron of Squamish on Tuesday,  May   21v   1046,   at   the   North  Vancouver Hospital, a son.  * *    *  Mr. Hugh Hartley of North  Vancouver spent the holidays  as guest of his brother and sister-in-law,    Mr,    and   Mrs.   J.  Hartley.  * *    *  On   Thursday   evening,   May  23, the Board of Trade held a  very   successful   dance   in   the:  P.G.E.   hall.   Good   music   was  supplied by the local orchestra  and a good time was had by all.  * *    *  Mrs. W. Dickenson of Vancouver was a guest of Mr. and  Mrs.     Harold    Graham    from  Thursday until Sunday.  * *    *  Mrs. Harold Graham Jr. of  Corwallis, Oregan arrived Sunday night to spend a few days  with her mother and father-in-  law.  HARDY ISLAND  by Margery Thomas  Correspondent   B -         '  ON THE evening of May 18th  a very enjoyable party was  held at the home of the Harding Brothers, Hidden Bay, in  honor of Arthur Harding who  has recently returned from  overseas. Music and dancing  was indulged in by a lainge  number of guests and a delectable lunch was served by the  hostess, Mrs. Paul Harding. Out-  6f-the-district guests includejd  Mr. Tom Carr of Vancouver,  and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Harding of Halfmoon Bay.  *    *    *  There is much activity these  days at the old lime quarry in  Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Swanson  from Bellingham are visiting  with their old friends Mr. and  Mrs. George Reynolds.  Enjoy Your Vacation  in the Mountains  FOR YOUR HEALTH  AND RECREATION  SQUAMISH HOTEL  SQUAMISH, B. C.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Finch  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  . -   y ��� '��� i ���   ���.   ..  it General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  ^FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. G. - Phone 230  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C,  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  t  Sunset Hardware  GIBSON'S  LANDING  We Have a Full Line of  PLUMBING SUPPLIES  Order Your  FRIGIDAIRES  BEATTY WASHERS  WESTINGHOUSE  ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES  From Us Now!  Agents for  CLARE JEWEL STOVES  aOOOOOOOOOOQOOCCOQOOQOOCK  k i  For more than 50 years,  UNION has served the  coastal communities of  British Columbia with passenger and freight'  transportation.  *  ������-���_* ���-���������*-  Daily sailings to Howe  Sound or Giilf Coast  points via Union ships  as per schedule. Regular  and special trips via  Howe Sound Ferries departing from Why tecliffe  or Fisherman's Cove.  SECHELT STORE  A good supply off general  merchandise always in  stock. Rennie's, Brack-  man-Ker's garden seeds.  Window.glass cut to  order.  SECHELT INN  Excellent Dining Room���  Tea Rooms, soft drinks,  light snacks. Roller skating Rink, Friday evenings. 7-11 p.m.���Dancing,  Shows at the Pavilion.  *  For information, call or  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett at  Sechelt Store, or Union  Steamships, Vancouver. Friday, May 31, 1946.  Miner for a Day  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  .Page Three  Wins $1000 on Gag Show  Y  WILLING butt of a gag by  Ralph Edwards, who thinks  up the screwball antics for the  radio program "Truth or Consequences" (and pays off with  things like $1,000 bills) is Herb  Holland of Los Angeles, who  muffed a question on the program and in consequence had to  travel to Yellowknife, N.W.T.,  find a gold nugget and bring it  back to Hollywood, a total of  7,000 miles.  PRIZE���ONE GRAND  The prize was $1,000 if Holland found the nugget and returned by a certain date. Thanks  to the fast planes of the Canadian Pacific Airlines (and a  little help in finding the gold)  the ex-Pacific war veteran won  the prize.  He blazed a colorful trail  northward, for Ralph Edwards  is not one to stage a contest  without trimmings. Holland was  forced to wear a fur parka,  heavy boots, a tuque on his head  and to carry a miner's pick.  Furthermore, he wasn't allowed  to shave.  LOST WEIGHT  Under this load he lost some  weight through perspiration, especially under the hot California sun and the balmy weather  of Vancouver, but the thought  of a crisp new $1,000 bill sustained him.  He found the gold at the new  Salmita mine near Yellowknife,  aided somewhat by Mike Mitto,  veteran prospector, who happens to own the mine. Holland  ;did better than one nugget*.  ?When,he left YeUoa^tonifeionJhe  return trip he? Had a ,, Bjag full  t  SECRET COVE  Inez Willison,  Correspondent  Mrs. M. Campbell and her son  Dr. M. Evans, are spending a  few days at their home here, -a  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Kennedy and  Mr. Silvie, of Vancouver* arfc  guests at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. J. Brynildsen.  * *    *  Mr; and Mrs. Ed Green have  teturned from a business trip  to Vancouver.  One can see the blueback fishing season is not far away, as  she fishing fleet has begun to  arrive in order to be on the spot  t the opening day���June 1.  Thomas  BEASLEY  General  Merchant  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAY  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  of gold-bearing ore.  Canadian Pacific Airlines flew  Holland north from Edmonton  to Yellowknife and brought him  back with his gold.  Miss P. Punnett, Correspondent  The moonlight cruise to Bowen Island on Saturday, May 25,  was the first of the season. The  Lady Alexandra left the Union  Dock in. Vancouver at 8.00 p.m.  and brought her 500 passengers  here toNdance in the Pavilion to  the music of Carl Hodson's Orchestra.   The return trip began  at 11.45.  * *    *  The Four Square Gospel held  its annual picnic on the No. 2  Grounds on Friday, May 24.  * *    *  Born to Mr. and Mrs. G. R.  McMillan, at St. Paul's Hospital  on Sunday May 19, a daughter,  Susan Elspeth. Susan is the  great-granddaughter of Mr. and  Mrs. R. M. Hume.  Miss Betty Innes was the  guest of Mr. P. Punnett for the  holiday.  *  Mrs. Wallbridge was visiting  her sister, Mrs. Fred Billington,  for a few days.  *  The Bowen, similar to the  Chilco and the Committer, had  its trial run this week-end. Ifc  is another ship of the Howe  Sound Ferry Service, which just  began this spring.  A Sound Financial Position  BRITISH COLUMBIA'S finances are such  as to enable ample provision for all  necessary services, including the most advanced public welfare legislation in Canada,  yet still retaining a net revenue surplus  available for contingent expenditures. This  favorable condition is well recognized by  investors, as witness recent bond issues  which were negotiated at lower rates than  ever before. As further evidence of British  Coumbia's sound management' the following facts are cited:  tj��.��-   ,.M(.t:t,'iC��  "'r^f^y^^BS DEBT DECREASE  Since 1933, the gross1 debt of the Province  has been decreased by $11,130,000. This  reduction, together with a rapid increase* in  population, has made possible a decrease in  the burden of debt interest service from  $11.01 per capita in 1933 to $6.27 per capita  in _945.  REVENUE SURPLUS  During the same period revenues, after  providing for ordinary expenditures, created  a gross surplus of $73,866,000. From this  sum $31,370,000 were appropriated for debt  redemption provisions; $14,745,000 for unemployment relief and $13*550,000 for capital works and special services. A net  revenue surplus, therefore, is available for  further appropriation.  EDUCATION GRANTS  Educational opportunities have been improved and equalized. The Province is now  paying 55 per cent of the cost of a high  basic standard of education.. By its latest  fiscal provisions it has relieved further  current tax burden on land and taxable  property by nearly $2,500,000 of which sum  $2,150,000 goes to municipal taxpayers?. In  addition, it will assume one-half of the cost  of new capital construction of schools.  REFORESTATION POLICY  Ever larger sums are being spent to conserve the forest wealth of the Province, to  reforest denuded areas and to establish  sustained and abundant forest yields.  PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES  A vast programme of public works will  ensure highways and bridges adequate for  the needs of residents, industries and  tourists. Included in this programme are  the means to provide the construction of  new public buildings and additions to existing ones.  POWER FACILITIES  In an ever increasing measure rural areas  are being provided with electric light and  electric power.  LABOR LEGISLATION  ��  Laws and regulations governing labour  ensure to the workers standards that excell  those in other areas of the Dominion.  SOCIAL WELFARE  Provisions for the aged, the blind, tha  needy, and for the general health and welfare of the people are the most generous  in Canada.  RECONVERSION AND DEVELOPMENT  Progressive and positive policies have been  adopted to assure success in the task of  reconversion from a wartime to peacetime  economy. The opening up and development  of new areas with vast untapped natural  resources is progressing rapidly. This will  afford unequalled opportunities for new  residents and for new industrial ventures.  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS  VICTORIA  86-A Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 31, 1946  _3y W. Roberts .  o  ��  Editor's Note���We believe the  object Mr Roberts has in  mind here is to" snow that  money or conventional mat-  eiial is not '-o necescary to  having a very ime home. One  needs a cercam amount of  skill with ordinary tools, but  if you haven't got it almost  anyone can acquire it with  patience and lots oi practice.  But more than that, you have  to have the desire for such a  home at any cost to you of  time, which you can't count,  and backaches probably the  same in number. You'll learn  to use your head to figure  ways and means to save labor.  ���you'll accept setbacks and  get around them. But you'll  be a creator, and from being  that you'll have a v/onderful  time. Mr. Roberts has offered  to help anyone with specific  problems if they'll write him.  *    *    *  THERE WILL soon be another  batch of home builders along  this shore, just as there was after World War I. So it might.be  as well to try to help them in  this work which has been ours  for so many years.  It is very clear that lumber  will be in short supply and expensive, so one may well go to  the woods for such things, just  as our fathers did.  Back in 1936 you remember  that things were hard. No jobs  and no money for most of us.  At that time I said "We have all  the time we want, so let's build  a real log home, one which may  show another that such things  can yet be done; then should  even one go on and do likewise  we have helped another man."  A home out here calls for so  much more than one built in the  city. We have to put in our" own  waterworks, roads, and many  other things besides building  just a house.  At our place we have built a  workshop with a cement floor  to hold the logs which are upright with the watertank atop.  It holds a thousand gallons of  water, which is pumped by a  windmill, home-made, or if  there is no wind, a gas engine  and pump. x  The well was dug and a cement casing put in. Pipes also  were needed to and about the  house for hot and cold water.  Another workshop 22x16 was  built from lumber which came  ashore from .an overturned  scow. We happened to" gather  some 2500 feet of this and it has  made a fine build*ing where we  build boats, r>ens for rabbits and  other animals and fowl. It is a  two-storey building the loft  shop above the goat's barn, and  which holds their feed as well.  Then comes the home, with  its 20 log walls of cedar, caulked  the same as a scow, with oakum.  Inside the peeled logs are oiled  and varnished, with wide 3-ply  upon'the log rafters, which are  finished the same, making a  clean finish for walls and ceiling.  The floors are cement, painted  in bright colors after the manner of old Welsh houses, with a  good floor varnish over all.  Log lounge, tables, seats and  stairway are all light varnish,  wide-hewn logs for steps to every floor, for each is at a different level. The sunray windows  with no two pieces of glass alike in windows and doors, the  kitchen with its big window up  to the. ceiling and turning the  outside dining room and the  kitchen into a big cool worker*��� overlooking the lily pool  and garden through the nine-  foot windows which so many-  people want for their own front  rooms, are all lovely.  We hear many different remarks as people look over this  work. There are some who see  only a lot of hard work though  they themselves have little to  show for their days. Some of  them may have more money  than we but none has enough to  buy this. It has given us so much  pleasure to make.  To any of you who are interested and would like to see for  themselves, we extend a cordial  invitation.  Smoking Soon  More Expensive  RESULTS of the removal of  price ceilings on tobaccos and  increased prices in all lines will  be exhausted, they state, and  a jump of 10 cents per pound is  beginning to be felt in this district, dealers state.  As yet the only increase to  affect local consumers is a raise  in the price of half-pound containers. Wholesalers and some  stores still have limited stocks  of large containers at the old  price, but these stocks will soon  prevail.  Leirsch Praises  Work of Sloan  On Forests  "NO MAN has learned so much  , about;any one. subject in such r.  a short time, * and become an  authority as has Chief Justice  Cloan in his investigation of the  forestry resources and charges  of their exploitation", stated  Doctor John Leirsch, head of  the department of forestry of  the University of British Columbia in an address to the  Powell River and District Forestry Association in the supper  room last Friday night. Professor Leirsch was speaking on behalf of Mr. O'Brien of the Powell River Company, who was  unable to attend.  P. R. Lockie gave an illuminating description of what is entailed in the work of the semiannual snow survey, and completed his remarks with a brief  description of the terrain and  problems faced in the Powell  River Companies semi-annual  survey at the head of the lake.  Pictures taken on recent trips  were also shown.  The meeting was the last of  the season, and was another in  the regular series that have  been sponsored throught the  winter by the Powell River and  District Forestry association.  The meetings were open to the  public without charge or obligation, and without even a collecting basis featured featured  high ranking men in British  Columbia forestry circles to explain what is going on in the  woods, and where are .resources  are going and what protection  is being given to them.  The meetings, now finished  for the summer recess will be  resumed sometime in the fall at  a date to be announced later.,  Finishing the meeting was a  moving technicolor out Weyerhaeuser Timber located at Long-  view and Everett, Washington.  The picture, titled Trees and  Homes showed forcibly modern  methods of handling lumber on  a large scale by one of the biggest mills in the country.  A LOUISIANA man is in the uncomfortable  position of being both pro-strike and anti-  strike. As a railway engineer he says, "We  railroad men have to get a raise in pay". But  as the owner of a screen-factory whose employees are on strike he says, "I can't afford  to give those guys a dollar and a half a day  more."  But if the engineer factory-owner is seeing  both sides of the wage question, so are his  striking employees. As factory-workers they  are saying by a strike, "We factory men have  to get a raise in pay." But as payers of freight  rates which affect prices they are no doubt  also saying. "We can't afford to give those guys  who work on the railroads more money."  It is to be hoped that the perplexity of this  factory-owning engineer will get wide publicity. For his situation Is not greatly different  from that of the average person���on either  side of the international boundary. In broad  terms everybody wants more pay, but doesn't  want to have to pay more���-whether to carry  on a business or to buy the things his family  needs.  Quite clearly we can't have it both ways.  Higher wages mean higher prices. If every  person got a twenty-five percent pay increase  nobody would be any better off. What people  need, in Canada as in the United States, is not  more money but more buying power for the  money they get and have. The only way to  build the buying power of the dollar is to  produce more goods.  Redistributing dollars in a commodity-vacuum doesn't solve anybody's troubles.  Good Riddance  LITTLE GROUND for criticism of the dropping  of the milk subsidy is seen by the Financial  Post���providing the estimated $20 millions  resultant annual saving to the Dominion Government is passed along to taxpayers.  "It was never intended that these various  wartime food subsidies should become permanent, and now that the war is over the sooner  we are able to get away from them the better,"  says the Post in a leading editorial. "For the  people at large they represented no real sav- ;  "For an average householder the 2-cent per  quart milk subsidy meant a saving of about  $20 on his annual milk bill, but the Government had to collect at least the same amount  from? him in taxes to pay the subsidy. Indeed,  on the sound theory that the more transactions  are involved the higher the cost, it is very  likely that to pay out $20 in actual subsidy the  Government had to collect considerably more.  "And about the whole business of subsidies  there were lots of complications, mostly un-/  foreseen, that we can well afford to see go. In  top place was the general confusion about real  prices. Freight assistance on feeds and fertilizers, various bonuses on complementary or  competitive line, and plain red tape so dedevil-  led the whole farm picture that there were few  if any experts who could figure tht exact cost  or even market value of any given product. In  the old days a farmer knew exactly what a  bushel of grain was worth, or a hog or a can  of milk. Today that is well nigh impossible.  Market quotations are almost meaningless.  There is a domestic price for wheat and an  export price. The old relationship between  the price of cheese, butter and fluid milk has  been upset and so has the normal division  in the flow of raw milk into these separate  dairy channels."  Bible Reading  SEEK YE the Lord while He may be  found, call ye upon Him while He is  near: Let the wicked forsake his way,  and the unrighteous man his thoughts:  and let him return unto the Lord, and He  will have mercy upon him; and to our God,  for He will abundantly pardon. For My  thoughts are not your thoughts, neither  are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.  For as the Heavens are higher than the  earth, so are My ways higher than your  ways, and my thoughts than your  thoughts.  ��� So shall My word be that goeth forth  but of My mouth: it shall not return unto  Me void, but it shall accomplish that  which I please, and it shall prosper in the  thing whereto I sent it.���ISA. 55 6-9, 11.  A MONTREAL lady plans to set up a committee in Toronto who will teach the people of  that city to be more tolerant toward French-  speaking Canadians. In due time somebody in  Toronto will respond by naming a committee of  Montrealers to teach their townsfolk better  manners toward English-speaking Canadians.  No doubt there is in both cities a promising  field for missionary effort along this line. But  the prospect of success would seem better if  promoters of the idea confined themselves  respectively to their own home town. Thus,  while she may not suspect it, there is a strong  likelihood that Toronto folks will resent the  Montreal lady's' suggestion that they need  leadership from outside. And an equally strong  chance that Montreal people- will take umbrage when some one in Toronto takes it upon  himself or herself to name of committee of  instruction for them.'  Tolerance is something that can be most  effectively preached at home. And for fairly  well known reasons Montreal and Toronto are  neither of them likely to take kindly to an  evangelistic campaign inspired in the other.  It is written that in another part of the  world people once "fought like devils for conciliation". Let us hope it won't come to that  because a Montreal lady wants to lighten the  darkness of Toronto and some one in Toronto i  may undertake to do as much for Montreal.  Tough, Brother  IN THE LATEST version of the old dialogue  Pat was calling on Mike and was met at the  door by Mrs. Mike. "Is Mike at home?" said  Pat.  "Of course he's at home," said Mrs. Mike,  "can't you see his shirt on the line?"  Now, not everyone has to stay home because his shirt is in the wash but, from the 5  latest reports of a Canadian Press survey of  men's clothing supplies, the day will not be {  far distant unless some action can be taken to ;  speed production and distribution of men's '  clothing. No other single shortage in some >  time has caused the same amount of humorous i}  comments as the shortage of men's shirts and |  yefc/thisf^ame shortage is far fronlf-humorous |  to the poor -Jt male with a frayed collar and jf  turned-up sleeves. ?  According to the dominion-wide survey of the (  Canadian Press, men's clothing is in shorter  supply at the moment than at any time in  recent years. Certainly it is harder to buy  such articles of clothing as shirts, suits, shorts  and socks than at anytime during the war.  The demand, too, is at its peak, with thousands  of men just out of uniform combing the stores  for the long-awaited civvies.  This clothing shortage has been apparent  for long enough now that something could  have been done to speed supplies. Canadian  men are going to have a hard time contributing  to the national clthing collection this fall if  they don't get a replacement for that old  shirt that is in the wash.  %  Smile Awhile  "Stand up!" shouted the evangelist. "Stand  up if you want to go to heaven."  Everybody stood up but on old man.  "Don't you want to go to heaven?" shouted  the preacher.  "Sure I do," replied the old man, "but I  ain't goin' with no excursion."  ��j  ��he ��oast Jfjews  Published Every Friday  by  The Coast News Limited  Registered office���Powell River,  B.C.  Business  Office���-Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.  Entered at the Post Office at Halfmoon Bay c,  as authorized second-class mail.  A.  H.   Alsgard���President  E. Wo Parr Pearson���Sec.-Treas.  A FREE PRESS IS THE PRIVILEGE  OF A FREE COUNTRY  i Friday, May 31, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  Page Five  Powell River  Company Ralions  Newsprint Ouipu  MH^MB'-_tfN  Lissiman's Gift  Shop  GIBSONS LANDING  A Gift- tor Every  Occasion  MILLINERY  and LADIES'  DRESSES  ,_m>__^  W. P. PIEPER  GENERAL STORE  IRVINE'S LANDING  PENDER  HARBOUR  [zv*w.m��>pTy&fi& lh^; ?? ^��f~  1 V ���*  ... ' ���  ������   /, '*      -   ���    ��� ���.    ��� -    J,t :,   '���;   ���  U. S. Electric Light Plants  (now in stock)  Fairbanks-Morse Electric  Light Plants  Briggs-Stratton Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  Machines  Radios  Oil Heaters and Ranges  Complete Stock of  Pipe Fittings   *  w fr mm y^ ij.**.*.*.1! .���r'yyyyi'd'i^'Zdv.Trrr^'1'. 'io *? i *^as * j* j iv.*a * a*? a1 a* jy*?a? . '.���:* a*. ' a '.v.1.?1 .*?.  THE POWELL River company  is rationing its output of newsprint in an effort to supply its  customers as long as possible  should there be no early settle-;  ment of the lumber industry  strike.  B. R. Cancell, vice-president,  ��� stated that newsprint demand  is at an all-time high, and that  the company will be faced fpr  some time with the problem of  having to ration its output.  Golden Palomino  Captures Fancy of  Alberta Ranchers  THE PALOMINO, golden horse  of the golden west, has captured the fancy of ranchers of  the foothills province of Alberta  ���but in the cold book of rules  ���he has a strike against them.  The Palomino, which boasts a  golden coat and silver mane,  was originally a thoroughbred.  Thestype^was; crossed with the  cream-colored "buckskin mare"  of the Indians, the progeny having a distinctive golden tingle.  Alberta has possibly a dozen  of the Palomino stallions, agricultural authorities say, but, not  being thoroughbred, they are  not recognized as breeding stock  eligible for registration under  the Federal Stallion Enrolment  act.  The reason is that whatever  the attractions of the type, they  do not breed true to color. For  example, a gangly-legged colt  sired by a chestnut stallion bred  to a Palomino mare probably  would not be of pure color and  hence would be ineligible for  enrolment among the equine  400  as  a purebred  and  hence  FIT THE BODY Scientifically r e c o rd e d mea-  jl A a   J. xajj u\ju a   surements 0f 3,867 persons in  seated posture was the basis of these *'Sleepy Hollow"  fchairs, best ever developed for comfort, which the Canadian Pacific Railway is installing, in 35 new air-conditioned  passenger coaches on which delivery is expected early in  1947. Built to "give" with body curves and distribute  weight properly, the chair is the result of considerable  research work by Harvard University experts who took  the measurements of the more than 3,000 volunteers in  railway terminals of two of America's largest cities.  For shoe-shedders an adjustable footrest is provided  (insert), it having been determined women like to ride in  stocking feet as they nap.  Cost of the new chairs alone will1 be rhore than $300,000,  with this figure being part of the four million-dollar appropriation, the first largest passenger equipment order it. has  been possible to make since 1939, with double bedroom-  roomette cars and express-baggage cars as well as passenger coaches included in the appropriation.  The Canadian Pacific is the first railway in the  Dominion to approve the new chairs and it will further  pioneer in the 35 new coaches with the installation of the  first electrically-refrigerated water coolers on a Canadian  road.  recognized as of standard breeding stock.  The states of Colorado and  Texas have Palomino stock  books of their own, but even  these states, which contain  horse fanciers aplenty, do not  recognize the other's breed.  |  i  ll-illlHiaillHIliHIllHillHIIIIBIIIIS  The  SECRET COVE MARINE BASIN  at the  Government Float  I  i  f  i  Secret Cove |  IS NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS |  GROCERIES ��� COMMERCIAL FISHING TACKLE i  ORDERS TAKEN FOR FRESH MEAT |  MARINE SERVICE STATION |  HOME OIL PRODUCTS I  1  Let us know what your requirements are and we will do our best to fill them I  A Telephone has been installed for your convenience |  :!!W!il!BMIH!lllHilliB!liiBI!!ffl^  ^immmmmumm  SNAPPED as they left St.  John's Interdenominational  Church after their wedding last  month are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas  Higginson. The bride is the former Miss Louise Mills, daughter of Mrs. Walter Mills of  Davis Bay. They are making  their home at Davis Bay .  Mr. Higginson returned last  summer after five years with  the armed services overseas; his  bride was a former employee at  Whitaker's Trading Post, Davis  Bay.  CALL HIM what you will . . .  Ogopogo or Caddy ... but he  has been seen in these waters  for the first time. Mr. Bert Harper and his daughter Rosalind  got a close-up series of glances  of him last Saturday evening  when he showed himself a few  feet offshore opposite the Harper home near 9th Street and  Marine Avenue at Westview  The animal (or fish?) was between the dolphin and the shore.  Three distinct humps rose  out of the water, in addition  to the head. The length, Mr.  Harper thought, would be about  45 feet from head to tail in a  straight line, adding whatever  might be necessary to allow for  the humps. Five time Caddy or  Ogo rose, looked about, and disappeared. He was traveling in  the direction of Stillwater.  No . . . Mr. Harper's camera  wasn't loaded. Had it been, he  would have been the first B.C.  resident to get any pictures of  the beastie, for the light was excellent (it was at 7:30 p.m.)  and he had a grandstand view  from the upper windows of his  house and also from his first  vantage point, on the beach.  They estimated the body at  ten to twelve inches in diameter.  "It was perfectly round, smooth  and shiny, and about the color  of green seaweed, "Mr. Harper  said. "He kept his head on the  water line, so it was impossible  to tell much about its shape.  There were no humps or spikes  on the body or head, and no fins  visible.  "It was travelling about four  or five miles per hour. It would  disappear altogether, then the  head would reappear, followed  by the undulating humps. It  was quite a beast," he concluded.  Several other resident saw the  animal (or fish?).  The M.V. Gulf Wing was passing the spot at the time, headed  for the Westview wharf, but  Captain Roy Barry a reports that  none of the passengers reported  seeing Carry or Ogo. "I was too  busy watching the dock for the  landing to notice anything  alongside", said the Captain.  So perhaps we may add still  one more tourist attraction to  the many which Powell River  District can boast. The Island  and the Okanagan has nothing  on us now.  Ross Gibson Spends  Furlough at Home  ROSS GIBSON, serving a seven-year    enlistment    in    the  R.C.N., is spending his furlough  at   home   in   Gibsons.   He   has  just returned from a cruise on  board H.M.C.S. "Uganda", on  which he served as PO. Cook.  The Uganda is one of Canada's  two cruisers, was the only Canadian warship to participate actively in Japanese water during the war. On this latest  cruise, was the only Canadan  cruise, a good-will circum-navi-  gation of South America, she  was the first Canadian warship  to sail around Cape Horn. The  ship remained five days at all  major ports~of-call, giving the  crew ample time to visit such  diversified surroundings as ancient Inca cities and the beautiful port of Rio de Janeiro. Page Sis  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  .Friday, May 31, 1946  EXPERT   RADIO   REPAIRsI  Your radio repaired in  48 hours |  by   our   expert   radio   engineers.  We convert battery sets to electric. Ship to:  B.C. ELECTRICAL REPAIR  Company  1061 Granville St..  Vancouver, B.C  I. C. Telephone  ^iQi^i^^BaaemBBK^^sip^tb  xfends Wire  MISS LOUISE BOWDEN  STAN'S BARBER  SHOP  Gibson's Landing  32 Years Experience  Gibson's Only Full Time  Barber  UNION SHOP  Children 35c  Haircut 50c Shave 25c  For Safe Reliable  TRANSPORTATION  PHONE  TAITS TAXI  SERVICE*  HALFMOON BAY  Passengers picked up at Pender Harbour and way points  to make connections with  Gibsons Landing Ferry.  WYNGAERT'S  Cash and Carry  GROCERY  GIBSON'S  LANDING  ���  Lowest Price in the District  m  New Location below Howe  Sound United School  I  FIRST all-wire commercial telephone communication to central British Columbia was es-  tablished on Tuesday, May 21.  It gives improved long-distance  telephone service over high-  grade land lines, stretching 1,000  miles from Vancouver to Prince  Rupert,, to two central B.C.  areas���Prince Rupert and vicinity, including such points as  Port Simpson, Port Edwards and  Haysport;' and up the aCriboo,  from Ashcroft to just beyond  Prince George, including such  points as Williams Lake, Quesnel, Wells and Barkerville.  At Vancouver connection is  made with the balance of the  B. C. Telephone Company's long  distance system.  The improved service is made  available by means of circuits  of the former Pacific Communications System, recentlly acquired by < the Dominion Government Telegraphs and ithe  B. C. Telephone Company, which  are co-operating in the establishment of the service. Prince  Rupert and vicinity and Cariboo  points north of Williams Lake  have been given service in the  past by means of radio-telephone links.  Poinds in the area between  Prince George and Prince Rupert are to be given service, as  soon as the necessary adjustment of circuits can be completed.  The National Film Board is  preparing a film to describe  typical Nova Scotian_ handicraft  ���weaving, rug hooking, pottery  and wood carving.  Cook, Volen  & Co. Ltd.  Gibsons Landing  SAW MILLING  and LUMBER  Drop in to see us  regarding* your  LUMBER  REQUIREMENTS  Also if you have any  logs for sale���"any  quantity."  "Your Western  Shopping Centre  //  QUALITY  MERCANDISE  LOWER  PRICES  BETTER  SERVICE  GUARANTEED  DELIVERY  S  MAIL ORDER SERVICE  Vancouver, British Columbia  Mr. Dave Francis spent the  week-end with his brother and  his  wife,    Mr.    and  Mrs.  Bill  Francis.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Dick Watson  and Sandra spent several days  here.  _t        _b        _*  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Monk and  their son have taken up residence in Woodfibre.  * *    *  Mr. George Eckersley and  son George spent the weekend  in town.  * *    *  Mrs. P. A. Wickstrom had as  her guest Mrs. W. Wickstrom.  * *    * s  Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fabro visited Mr. and Mrs. A. Moretto.  * *    *  Miss Evelyn Petrie has been  ill *with  the   mumps.  * *    #  Mr. and Mrs. W. Rudkin are  visiting the former'c brother  and his family, Mr. and Mrs. J.,  Rudkin.  * *    *  Miss Virginia Lloyd and her  fiance, Mr. Fred Brooks of Tacoma, spent the weekend with  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sid  Lloyd.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Murphy  spent   several   days   here   with  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Waidron.  * *    *  Miss Mary Greveling and Miss  Eveline Hoy of Haney spent the  weekend as guests of the former's aunt and uncle, Mr. ahd  Mrs. R. Greveling.  * *    *���  Among those journeying to  town during the weekend were  Mr. and Mrs. F. Haar, Mr: and  Mrs. M. Gardner ahd^Diane, Mr.  and Mrs. N. Moule with Norma  Jean and Connie, Mr. and Mrs.  Earl Storry, and Mrs. L. Peta-  vello and Marilyn.   .  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nelson  and their three children, Marie,  Claire, and Harry, spent the  weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Bill  Whalen and family.  * *    ���  Mrs. Harry Miller, Diane and  Marilyn left on Monday to take  up residence in Bellingham. Mr.  Miller met them in Vancouver.  * *    *  Rev. William Govier officiated at a simple christening  service on Sunday, May 26, at  3.30. At the service the young  daughter * of Mr. and Mrs. M.  Whitehead received the names]  Cheryl Anne. . Miss Elaine Anderson acted as godmother.  The young son of Mr. and Mrs.  Harry Waidron received the  names Harry Alan. He hat as  his godparents Mr. and Mrs. A.  O. Murphy and Mr. Alan Douglas.  * *    *  A very enjoyable concert was  presented May 25 in the community hall. The program consisted of tap dancing, singing,  gymnastics, and plays.  A dance was held after the  concert, with Jack and His Merrymakers supplying the music.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  L. Flumerfelt, Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. Art Mott have  arrived here from Englewood  and are planning to reside on  their . farm near Elphinstone  Bay, until the I.W.A. strike is  over.  * *    *  The Credit Union held their  first dance at the Commlmaty  Hall on May 18, with Wally  Graham's orchestra sullying  the music. There were 130  tickets sold which netted them  a profit of $53. Eric and Jack  Anglis, who are credit members, donated $5 each.  .*'*���*  The pupils of Elphinstone  Bay school are very busy these  days improving their school  room by painting the walls and  bookcases. They are also planning a school newspaper for  May and June which should  prove good training for them.  * *    *  The St. Aiden's W.A. held  a successful bazaar at the Kewpie Kamp* last week with a sale  of home cooking and sewing.  Tea was also served.  * *    *  Donald Flumerfelt is progressing favorably at the General  Hospital from a third degree  burn which be sustained ten  weeks ago. He is getting around  in a wheel chair and may be  home in two weeks.  * *    *  The Player Club has decided  to discontinue activities until  next fall.  * *    *  Bob and Dot Mathews have  gone back to Vancouver to reside, where Bob will be working in a garage.  yi-.:/;������ Z\:yyZ��z;.:z'ir  y^Z^,X.ZZiZ..  Kathleen Gray, who has been  working in Vancouver, has returned to stay with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Gray.  * *    *  The holiday drew a large  crowd to spend the long weekend at their summer camps.  The Cheloshin called here to  accommodate the huge crowd  waiting to return to Vancouver and their jobs.  * *   *  Mrs. J. Bates has arrived at  "Stratford" to remain until  fall.  * *    *  Miss Helen Shea and Miss  Ruby Hortoh, both on the office staff of the First United  Church, Vancouver, were the  weekend guests of Mrs. C. M.  Couldery. Miss Shea substitutes  for Mr. Alexander at the organ  at times. She has also obliged  by playing for the Roberts  Creek Players Club on several  occasions.  Personality--   -Sketches  By LES PETERSON  DON OLSON enlisted in the  , Canadian Army in July, 1940,  at Mewata Barracks, Calgary.  Allocated to the Army Service  Corps, he trained at. Calgary,  at Work. Point, Vancouver Island, and at Camp Borden, until November, 1941, when he  went overseas. Stationed in  southern England, he served as  staff car driver and as despatch,  rider; During the latter duty he  was severely injured, and hospitalized for several months. In  January, 1944, he returned to  Canada, and received his discharge from- the army during  the same month. Don is now  office manager at the North  Road Mill in Gibsons.  By ADELAIDE  THE SMALL baby���Colic: If  baby has colic it is an indication that his feeding and  sleeping habits require to be  regulated and you should consult you physician. Colic is due  to pressure of gas or acid in the  bowels and causes the baby  severe pain. It occurs in the  young baby who is getting too  much milk, who is nursing too  quickly, or. in babies who are  constipated. His abdomen may  be hard and distended. He draws  up his legs and cries sharplfcr  and spasmodically. Hbld' the  baby up over your shoulder to  assist him tq belch up the gas.  He may also by relieved if y_��u  apply warmed flannel cloths to  his abdomen or lay him on a  hot water bottle, taking care  that it is well stoppered and  properly covered and warm, but  not hot enough to burn his plicate skin. Abdominal pain may  be due to condition othyr than  colic and you should not give  any medicine except on the advice of your doctor.  Because disease may be communicated to the baby by kissing,  never  permit  anyone  to   .  kiss  him.  If you yourself feel  that you must kiss him on the   ,  back of the neck���never qn the   |  mouth. The best way you can  show your affection is by gentry  and thoroughly guiding him so  1  that   he   may   develop   into   a  healthy and happy child.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  DO YOUR  LOGGING AT  WAKEFIELD INN  No Snow, Rain or Fire  Season io Interrupt  Operations  Bus leaves Gibson's at  6:30 p.m.  Leaves Wakefield at  11:00 p.m.  Friday and Saturday  \  i  MacLean's Taxi  GIBSONS LANDING  Shell Oil Station  Phone 2 Long  Specializing in Courtesy  24-HOUR SERVICE  ��������� t  Garden  Bay Lodge  Garden Bay  COMFORTABLE  ROOMS  Single  $2.50  Double   ._.���-��� $3.00  CAFE HOURS  :   8y A.M; to 11:30 P.M.  Cottages $25 Weekly-  Cabins $12 Weekly  i  !  i  M Friday, May 31, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  Page Seven  ig  535 West Georgia Street,  Vancouver, B. C.  April 30.  Mr. Ernie Pearson,  The Coast News,  Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Dear Sir:  It has been our privilege, as  field representative for the National Film Board to serve with  16 mm sound film the schools  and communities that your  newspaper also services, since  January,  1946.  We wish to express our appreciation for the kindness and  co-operation that you have extended to us in our monthly visits and to tell you that the  publicity given so generously by  your paper has been of tremendous assistance in letting people  of Gibsons Landing, Roberts  Creek, Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay,  and the Pender Harbour area  know what the N.F.B. is, what  the shows will be for the month  and the interest aroused by tHY  film showing. One month we  missed your deadline with our  show dates and the comments  that we received to the effect  that the Coast News didn't have  the dates of showing were well,  over the fifty mark that month  when we came through on our  circuit.  This representative has been  checking over our publicity factors and we have reached xhr  conclusion that the columns of  yours paper rate 75 percent in  the matter of informing people  that the N.F.B. service will be  in the community on a certain  date���they have contributed, to  increased attendance and interest. -  The   community   ideals   and  the  policy  of your  newspaper  I and the policy of *the N. ��&<:_$.  yare identical��� service to the  community  and  its  population  ��� arousing an interest in the  personal problems of our neig\-  bors and the community problems���to   help   people   gain   an  understanding of these problems  ���to the end that their lives, our  lives, will be happier. and contented.  In closing, thanks a million  for your very great and much  appreciated assistance and rjs^f  your paper continue in the fine  tradition that- has been it's very  own since you first started publication. _  Yours sincerely,  Harold Box, 0  Field Representative.  National Film Board, Ottawa.  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH   MEATS  ���   ��� HARDWARE  .   �� SHELL OIL  �� FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  MacLeod Bros  GENERAL STORE  PENDER HARBOUR  ��� DRY GOODS  # GROCERIES AND  MEATS  * FISHING SUPPLIES  $ HOME OIL AGENT  9 INDEPENDENT  FISH BUYERS  n  By MAISIE DEVITT  MAYBE it's the weather's stultifying effect, or maybe its an  epidemic or something. Anyway the old brain has joined the vast  majority, and gone on strike. It refuses to get interested in anything constructive or useful. It eyes that new, but somewhat  ponderous Upton Sinclair volume with lack-lustre eye. It gets  inordinate amusement from the most trivial little jokes���like this  one for instance:  Two ants were running along at a great rate across-a cracker  box when one asked, "Why are we going so fast?" "Don't you  see?" said the other, "It says, 'Tear along the dotted line'."  Then there's this somewhat startling slip from the Brooklyn  Daily Eagle, "At this point the gallery deserted Mrs. Blank to  watch .Miss Blank whose shorts were dropping with amazing  rapidity."  Embarrassing no end!  Then I rather liked the one about the misjudged husband  whose wife was getting a divorce. Said the irate lady: "My husband is an out-and-out loafer who thinks of nothing day and night  but horse-racing. He doesn't even remember our wedding day."  "That's a lie," shouted the outraged husband. "We were married  the day Twenty Grand won the Wood Memorial."  Liked too, the comment of Sinclair "Red" Lewis when informed that his ex-wife Dorothy Thompson was being mentioned  for presidential nomination, - "I wonder," he said wistfully, "if  they'll let me write My Day."  Speaking of Dorothy Thompson���her views have certainly  changed for the worse since that historic day of the disgraceful  Bund rally at Madison Square Garden. Dorothy, as I recall, gave  them the old Bronx cheer until they got her out���with the aid of  the police. But that was before our Dorothy developed into one  of the worst of the Russia-baiters.  However, it's too hot for politics, so here's another little story:  A man was driving his car along when he came to a traffic  signal. While the light was red a pedestrian planted himself  directly in front of the jalopy. The light turned to green, but the  gent moved nary a step. Finally the driver leaned out and gently  reminded him, "Say bud, the light is green. How about getting  out of my way?" "Sorry I can't oblige," replied the character,  "Your car is on my foot."  Since June is just around the corner this little story sounds  a topical, if somewhat warning note:  A wedding limousine rolled up Fifth Avenue the other day  with a large placard tied to the rear bumper. It read, "Careless  talk caused this."  Ho hum.  It isn't the heat���it's the humidity.  PENDER   HARBOUR  Mrs. Little, Correspondent  Capt. H. H. Sparling has received his discharge from the  army.  Miss Grace Harris was chosen  as the May Queen for Pender  Harbour. Her attendants were  her rivals in the race for this  royal position.  * *    *  Miss H. Ferguson, the nev��  cook at the hospital, recently  received her discharge from the  navy.  * *    *  To Mr. and Mrs. Bill MacKay (Texada Island) a son was  born  May  21st.  * *    *  Mr. arid Mrs. Lloyd Sheward  are now living at the Harbour.  Mr. Sherward is an orderly in  , St. Mary's Hospital.  * *    *  Miss K. D. Mulhall has returned to Garden Bay after several weeks in Vancouver.  * *   . *  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Goodlet  and their two sons have movi h  to Silver Sands.  GIBSON'S LANDING  Les Peterson, Correspondent.  Reverend and Mrs. Frank  Bushfield returne/l * recently  from a month's visit with their  daughter, Mrs. Paul Found, at  Yakima, Washington.  * *    *  Charlie de Balenhard, agent  for the Sechelt Peninsula and  West Howe Sound, was top individual salesman in B. C. for  Watkin's   Products   during   the  month of April.  * *    *  Members of the Women's  Auxiliary to the Canadian Legion are requested to meet at  the Legion Hall at 1:30 on the  afternoon of Memorial Day,  Sunday, June 2.  SELMA PARK  MRS. W. D. GILBERT  ���\?r       -. Correspondent   ;  ������������������������������������������______B___M_Bi_____B_BJ  In honor of Miss Betty Batchelor,  whose marriage  to Mr.  F. L. Lenk takes place on June  27th, a shower was held at the  home of Mrs. Finlayson. Miss  Batchelor enthroned on a most  attractively canopied chair, opened her basketful of gifts to  her own delight and the pleasure of the guests Mrs. Charles  Prince, Mrs. Burrows, Mrs. F.  Wheeler, Mrs. C. Wheeler, Mrs.  J. McGuinness, Miss Y. Berry,  Mrs. Seeley, Mrs. S. Vint, Mrs.  H. W. Brooker, Mrs. B. Nicholson with Norah and. Dennie,  Mrs. Smith, Mrs. J. Mowatt, Mrs.  Burgess, Mrs. J. Sowerby, Mrs.  G. Batchelor, Mrs. Borrodale,  Mrs. Finlayson and Miss Ruth  Finlayson.  * *    *  * Holiday visitors were: Mr.  and Mrs. J. W. Hunter, Mr.  Douglas Hunter, Mr. and Mrs.  J. Tarbuck, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Darling,   Mr  and Mrs., W.  Barker  and  grandchildren.  * *    *  Miss  Margot  Vint spent  the  holidays  in  Vancouver.  *        $        *  Mrs. Frank Oliver has as her  guest her mother, Mrs. Cross.  * *    #  Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Ross left  for Pender Harbor.  t1  ����������  TYPING  SERVICE  Les Peterson  GIBSON'S LANDING  Charlie DeBalinhard  Gibsons Landing  WATKINS DEALER  Mail  Order's  Will  Receive  Prompt Attention  J  Jim Rennie, Correspondent  It was A.O.T.S. Sunday on  May 19 at Gibsons Memorial  Church, the service being taken  by the president Mr. Fred How-  lett, assisted by Prof. Henderson, Mr. Mitchell, Rev. Thorpe,  and Rev. Bushfield. Mrs. Poole  of Hopkins Landing was soloist  and rendered, "He was wounded  for our Transgressions" and  "The Stranger of Galilee."  EXPERT WATCH REPAIRS  Engraving and Diamond  Setting  Also   Clocks,   Jewelery,   Etc.  Workmanship    guaranteed. |  ��� Moderate   charges.   Returned  I by   registered   mail   3   days  after received.   Mail to:  4031   Robson  St.,  Vancouver  LEIPPI'S JEWELERY  *  *  Do you want a good article  on the "Cariboo", then read Fred  Lindsay's "Cariboo Comeback"  in McLean's issue of May 15.  Fred is well-known in Grantham's and married Florence  Fowler of Soames Point, who  by the way is an artist, writer  and poetess. They live happily  among the tall timbers at  Quesnel.  * *    *  Mr. Pateman is spending a  month with his old friends the  eskimos at Edmonton where he  went to cool off and Mrs. Pateman is visiting with Mr. and  Mrs. Hood at Woodlands, Burrard Inlet.  f        V        ^  Miss Mary Donald was hostess over the holiday weekend to  16 pretty girls, all members of.  the Order of Joabs Daughters.  Come again girls so we will get  to know you better.  * *    #  Capt. Bob and first mate Vic  Stevenson spent the holiday  getting their fleet  of boats in  order  for  the  season.  * *    ���  Reg Godfrey has completed  the cement steps to the beach  and is now busy on the floats.  * *    *  ���Among our holiday visitors  were Mr. and Mrs. Ketchum,  Miss Eleanor Parkinson, Mr.  and Mrs. Wales and family, Mr.  Davidson, Mi*, and Mrs. Court,  Mr. and Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Conkie, Miss Potter, Miss Henderson,    Mr.    and    Mrs.    Vaughn  Moore and Jackie.  *    *    #  Mr. arid Mrs. Piper have  rented Brown's house while  waiting for their own to be  built at Gibsons Landing. Mr.  Piperd is a retired member of  the R.C.M.P.  The English  Prestwich Air  Cooled Engines  Are Better  see  Wally Graham  Gibson's   Landing  Repairs to...  ��� Typewriters  ��� Adding Machines  ������ AH Business  Machines  Coast News Ltd.  Will Scott  TRANSFER  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems!  "A Place I Like to Buy From"  Whitaker's  Trading Post  General Merchants  DAVIS BAY WILSON CREEK  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park9 Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  BUDDING  SUPPLIES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing,  Shingles,  Cement  SASH and DOORS  NAILS  FAINT and  VARNISHES  MARINE PAINTS  "Sea King" Brand  BUILDERS'  HARDWARE  PLUM33ING  SUPPLIES  LINOLEUM  MARINE   PUMPS  "Jabisco"  ROPE and CANVAS  LUMBER  MARINE   ENGINES  (new)  Dauson, gas  Murphy���Deisel  Hendy���Deisel  MARINE  ENGINES  (Rebuilt)  MARINE  SUPPLIES   and  PISmNG GEAR,  by Lipsett's  STOCKS CARRIED  We carry stocks of most items.   Ask us to submit quotations  for  yo;ur  requirements.    You   will   find   our  prices   compare  favorably   with   city  prices.  We hold dealerships from some of the best supply  houses in Vancouver.  GOOD  QUALITY ��� PAIR. PRICE  __���____���n______________________���_��mara Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 31, 1946  Squamish .  Mrs.  Ellen  Harley  Correspondent  Your correspondent wishes to  apologize for not sending any  news in for last week's issue but  she was in Vancouver for 10  days and was unable to gather  any.  * *    *  Mrs. A. MacDonald and Mrs.  N. MacDonald left Monday to  spend a week visiting at Williams Lake, McAllister and other  points  in  the   Cariboo.  * *    *  The Misses Ruth and Margaret Carson were weekend  guests of their parents, Mr. and  Mrs.  Geo.  Carson.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Sorensen and young  son of Lund, spent the weekend  with the former's parents, Mr.  and Mrs.  C.  Lamport.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. E. Johnson and  Caroline of Vancouver were  guests of Mrs. Johnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Machin  last week end.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. E. Holmes of  Vancouver were weekend guests  of Mr and Mrs. J. Castle.  * #    *  Mr. Russell Lamport is spending  a  few days  in Vancouver  this  week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Morrison  entertained as holiday guests  their neices Miss Eleanor Dixon  and    Miss    Phyllis    McCallum,  both of Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. C. Jamieson, who has  been quite ill was taken to  Vancouver Friday of last week.  He was accompanied by his  "wife and Mrs. A. McRae.     ,  Rev. W. Mcintosh left Monday to spend a few days in  Victoria. Mr. Macintosh is  leaving Squamish very shortly  to take over his new duties in  McBride District, July 1, 1946.  We Invite You To  Visit Our New  Ladies and  Children's Wear  Department  .   .      .��  Planned to Serve You  UJ. P. Pieper  IRVINES LANDING  PENDER HARBOUR  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER HARBOUR  TOWING  AND  CHARTER  SERVICE  ���  Operated  By  W. H. HEARD  PENDER   HARBOUR  THE SQUAMISH Board of  Trade held a very successful  24th of May Celebration. For  a while it looked as if the  weather man was not going to  co-operate but the afternoon  turned out fine.  Events    of   the   day   started  with   the   parade   of   the   May  Queen and her attendants from  the   P.G.E.   Hall  to  the   sports  ground.    The    procession    proceeded from the trucks to the  platform which was vrey nicely  decorated    with    boughs    and  flowers. The twelve little flower  girls,  six  in  pink  dresses  and  six in blue, presented a lovely  picture.     Then     came     Daryl  Smith   as   Record   Bearer   who  was   followed   by   the   retiring  Queen,     Miss    Ann    Morrison  whose    attendants    were    Miss  Doreen    Confortin    and    Miss  Norma  MacDonald.   Her  train-  bearers   were   Jimmie   Antosh  and    Karl    Aalten.    The    hew  Queen,  Miss Mary-Ann Jacob-  sen, with Miss Christine Nygard  and   Miss   Watt   as   attendants  and  Bobby  Hurst  and  Ronnie  Burnett   as   train   bearers   followed.  After the crowning of the  Queen, any who wished to take  pictures were allowed to do so.  The names of the little flower  girls were Marilyn Holland,  Maureen Bruntjen, Ruth Jacob-  son, Joanne Feschuk, Patricia  Moore, Patricia Wilson, Wilma  Jordan, Edith Marchant, Dianne  Carson and Sheila Nygard.  The May Day dance was the  next on the program. Pupils of  grades 1, 2 and 3 took part and  were trained by Miss Patricia  Lundell assisted by Miss Ruth  Morrison. Their time and ef-  ��� forts were rewarded by the way  in which the children performed.  Among others who gave of  their time were Mrs. A. Munro,  who was in charge of the May  Queen procession assisted by  Mrs. J. Hartley. Mrs. E. Aldridge was responsible for the  little flower girls' costumes,  Mrs. R. Barr arranged the baskets for the stools, Mrs. H. Graham tinted the new ribbons for  the May Dancers, Mrs. L.  Brooks made the bouquets,  !Mrs. N. Brooks, Mrs. J. Frost,  Mrs. N. MacDonald and Mrs. A.  MacDonald did the make-up.  The members of the Board  of Trade entertainment committee did a great deal to help  the ladies make a success of the  procession. ��� The remainder of  the afternoon was spent runing  races and a softball game between the Junior Elks and Jr.  High School. The Junior Elks  won by a score of 19-18.  In the evening the new  Queen took her place at the  head of the procession and the  children enjoyed dancing until  9 p.m.  A dance, for the adults followed from 10 to 12.  The Powell River News commercial printing department  offers the best type selection  and superior workmanship  and design.  The POWEL RIVER  NEWS  PHONE 255  Around Britannia  Townsite  OUR students from the University of British Columbia  have completed their studies  for another year and are drifting  back home to take their place  during the summer in this great  industry of ours. Barry Thompson and Pres. Thompson, are  working with the surface crew,  while Barry Bennett has taken  a job underground. Tom Dobie  has accepted a job on the engineering staff for the summer.  Dave Sanders is home too, but  up to our deadline, has not got  his sleeves rolled up.  * *    *  The smiling, cheerful face  that greeted customers oyer the  ��� grocery counter this last couple  of years, is no longer there.  Yes, Nora White has ceased to  cater to the Townsite requirements for peas, beans, turnips,  raisins and all the other commodities passed over the counter. Nora stepped in during the  war to help out the man-power  shortage but has just relinquished her post to a returned  soldier, Allen Elliott. A slap on  the back to our former grocery  saleslady.  * *    *  The men going underground  these days carry a very polished  air. Yes, every man is equipped  with a brand new electric lamp.  Take a walk up to the portal  sometimes girls and have a" lo6k  at them. The lamps, I mean.  THE SUNSET Softball team,  playing their first competitive game this season, took the  wrong end of a 13-7 score  against Crucil Loggers at Sechelt on Tuesday, May 21. Art  Alexander, of T, R. Godfrey  and Co., supplied team trans-  poration, and a number of local  vehicles lent their support to  the expedition. The game was  one of those sad last-inning  disasters, but the preliminary  defeat has only made the Sunset lads the more determined to  avenge their pride at Port Mellon Sunday, May 26.  Ship Sails From  San Francisco To  Test Atom Bomb  THE FLAG ship "Mt. McKin-  ley", set out last week from  San Francisco to fathom some  of the mysteries of the atomic  bomb and its influence on tomorrow's navy.  First port of call for the Mr.  McKinley, amphibious command  ship of the atom bomb test ex-  pidition, was Pearl Harbour,  where nearly all 74 target ships  were riding at anchor, awaiting  inspection before they proceed  to the "bomb's bulls' eye" at  Bikini.  Thirty-three sjiips awaited  sailing dates in west coast ports.  At Pearl Harbor, Bikini or en  route were 177 others.  The final, full dress-rehearsal  is scheduled for about June 25.  GIBSONS Landing���Three boats  the "Dorothy M", the Annie  A" and the "Clipper Point*  transported the Sunset softball  team and their rooters to Port  Mellon Sunday, May 26 to see  the Gibson lads lay their heads  on the block for a 13-6 trouncing. Apart from the 9-act minor tragedy of errors the visitors  had a fairish time, what with  the amiability of the hosts and  the salubrious ocean voyage and  all. To quote catcher Bill (just  call me "back") Skellett, "there  must be something we can beat.  Maybe we should try the Temperance League." End of quote.  A Neighborhood Planning Display has been prepared by the  Architectural Research Group of  Ottawa and the National Film  ,.  Board, for distribution by the  \  National Gallery.  A library of Canadian films  is being built up at the office  of the Canadian Government  Trade Commissioner in Portugal.  . "Fashions by Canada", newest  National Film Board release in  the Canada Carries on Series,  traces the history of the fashion  industry in Canada.  Marshall Bros.  Plumbing and Heating  Estimates  Given  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  First Since 1935  4    ���    ���  Wendy Tweed Crowned  Woodfibre May Queen  �����  WOODFIBRE���May   23   saw   a  May. Day celebration held. in  this coast town, marking the resumption of a practice discontinued in 1935. Mrs. R. Jones,  retiring queen, crowned Miss  Wendy Tweed as ruler for 1946.  The new queen's attendants are  Miss Anne Rae: and Miss Lorraine Sinclair. All four were  gowned in street-length white  dresses and the queen carried  roses while her attendants had  pink carnations.  The six flower girls were  Gwen Duncan, Kathleen Rudkin, Yvonne Hebert, Sharon  Patterson, Arlene Lea and Luella Leski. Master John Bain  was  crown-bearer.  After the crowning ceremony,  which was held in the park, the  school children went to the big  field for their sports. In the afternoon free ice cream was given out.  SPORT RESULTS  In the evening the cups were  awarded as follows:  Senior girls, Wendy Tweed;  senior boys, John Erickson; intermediate girls, Lois Chadwick  and Corla-Dene Malm; intermediate boys, Kenneth Watt;  junior girls, Marlene Berg; junior boys, Terry Whalen; House  Cup, House 12.  An open dance was held foJU  lowing the presentation of the  cups.  May your reign be a very successful and happy one, Queen  Wendy!  TR. GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  GIBSON'S LANDING ~  General Trucking  and Fuel  You may never sell Gas  to U.S. motorists  m  * * *  X  CANADA'S TOURIST BUSINESS  is YOUR business  Tourist money spreads around. The  garage man, the grocer, the fanner���  everybody _K3nefits^c_recdy or indirectly. The tourist industry is profitable  business���worth protecting. Especially  this year when the impression American  visitors take back with them will influence Canada's tourist industry through  all the years to come.  CANADIAN  TRAVEL   BUREAU  Doparimmmt of Trad�� & Commmrem, Ottawa  V  fl  i  ��� 'i  M

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