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 ��  _ ��� < ^ .  Ui-..li.l   A  [umber oi  School Districts  Serving  a  Progressive   &   Growing  Area on B.  C.'s  Southern  Coast  Covers   Se,chelt,   Gibson's , Landing,  Port   Mellon,  Woodfibre,   Squamfsh  Irvine's  Landing,  Half Moon Bs|y  Hardy   Island,* Pender  Harbour  Wilson   Creek,    Roberts    Creels  Grantham's   Landing;*   Egmontil  Hopkin's    Landing,     Brackendale* P  Cheekeye,  etc. |   ���*  GIBSONS-LANDING ��� The  Cameron report on education  in British Columbia has been  endorsed by the department of  education, and its proposals will  go into effect as quickly as it is  possible to provide for them.  The report implements 121  amendments to the original 185  clauses in the School act, rang-  ;.ing from minor word revision  to entirely new clauses. The  total number of school boards  in the province has been reduced from 650 to 74, of which  the newly-created Sechelt large  rural school district is one. It:  is composed Of the former districts of Irvine's Landing,  Kleindale, Silver Sands, Half  Moon Bay, Egmont, Sechelt  United ( Howe Sound United,  ���! Port Mellon, and Bowen Island.  For taxation purposes Gambier, Keats; Paisely and the  other West Howe Sound islands  will also be included. On Friday, April 26, a meeting of  school boards and of representatives from those schools having no boards are to meet at the  Howe Sound United school to  appoint a new school board of  seven to assume office for the  Sechelt district until December.  Of interest to ratepayers are  the facts that provincial grants  of from. 13 to 20 dollars per  pupil will be made for general  expenses, and that the local  mill rate will almost certainly  be considerably reduced.  May Queen Contest  At Perider Harbour  THE COMMITTEE in chareg of  annual 24th of May sports day  ' held its initial meeting in the  community'hall Wednesday evening, '.April !7thp The commit-  ^&m&^W&^pGm_d *>r*he~r  Pender    Harbour     Community  Club is under the direction of  chairman Doug Nichols.  A feature of the sports day  will he! a MayQueen; the Queen  is to be chosen from candidates  from of the four schools participating in the sportsi  The candidates for Queen are  chosen^ by the pupils of the  schoolsT concerned and in turn  the people of Pender Harbour  and vicinity will vote on the  candidate of their choice.  Candidates chosen $o date  are Myrtle Edwardson, Irvine's  Landing; Rose Marie Davidson,  F'ender Harbour' school and  Grace Harris will represent  Kleindale school. The candidate  from Silver Sands school has  not been announced.  ��� *wtu"  VICTORIA  Ks *. -,,.*> ;.J J"'*,   I;** <^ ; FTJ3_.IS__ED   BY  T_CE   CO*ST  NEWS,   ItXIOTTED  Business? Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C >    National Advertising Office: Powell Stiver, B.   C  1 'WIHO ���WOW _����� J| m ��w���  S - ��� T  o^****-^fc��^<BtifeOi  HALFMOON BAY, B. C.      Friday, April 26, 1946       5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Vol. 1 ��� No. 34  Wliasi  GOOD PROGRAM  The south valley-beach road is  being built right up to the dam.  New bulldozers are being used  which facilitates the work.  * *    *  The   "Sky   Pilot"   ski   run  is  now open and several Vancou-  . ver   alpinists   trekked   up   this  week for skiing  and  mountain  climbing.  ���'���#:-*   *���  A dance held by the Community Club last Saturday was a  great success. A local, orchestra  supplied the music. The next  dance will be held May 25;  Everyone is urged to attend.  The company is building a 75'  by 25'swimming pool at Britannia. This construction is eagerly awaited by residents and  children of the district.  * *    *  The volley ball season is now  finished and sportsmen are  looking forward to the start of  the softball -season. Good teams .  are being planned for the series;  Open Letter  Canadian Legion, B.E.S.L.  - Post 112.  Sir���This1 will"' acknowledge  the receipt of a cheque for  $168.51 donated to this branch  by the Pender Harbour Service  Club.     ;        , ' ur ",. 'r\;   -   '<  yr^r-me^  wish to' extend to the Service  Club and all those who helped  the Service Club make a grand  success of their activities, their  sincere thanks and gapprecia-  tion. Not just for the generous  gift of the cheque but for the  many parcels of comforts we received while in the Services.  , ��� ;..-.. ���:���:    L; -,��., Wray)   Sec  Wednesday  OFFICIAL opening of the new  Westview wharf will lake  place next Wednesday, May 1  it has been announced by West-  view Village officials. Dignitaries from the Department of  Transport, Public Works, and  the various shipping companies  and representatives of the more  I prominent organialions* in the  district will be invited to lake  part in the opening ceremonies.  A banquet will be held at  night and at 7.30 there will be  a monster dance in the wharf  warehouse. There will be no admission charge for this dance.  Province Gives  Powell Painting  THROUGH the kindness of Mr.  Gordon Southam of the Vancouver Daily Province the district is being presented with a  portrait of the late Lieutenant-  Colonel I. W. Powell, M.D., af-  er whom Powell River was  named.  The presentation is being  made in the auditorium of the  Brooks High, Schoolyon May 1 at  owe ooim  rama r estiva  Powell River will-be given by  Bruce McKelvie, Daily Province  staff correspondent, and president of the B. C. Historical Society.  PENDER   HARBOUR  Mrs. Little, Correspondent  SECHELT WEST  By   Margaret   Allan  THE   EASTER   Church   parade  here on Sunday morning turned, into a firefightinig squad as  friends     and    neighbors    tried  vainly to save the home of John  Hblden, 81 year old pioneer of  Roberts- Creek.    Despite    their  efforts it was completely^ radd.  ;    Just   twoJdoors   away' from  St. Aidan's Church on the Hall  road^ the house has been Mr.  3|oidPn's home for the past 18  years and recently he brought  Ms bride to livethere.  Most of the furnishings were  saved but the lack of water and  firefightihg equipment; made it  impossible to saveithe housey  Thefire started in thei chimney  and quicklyspreadi through the  frame building. The house was  covered by^insura^c0.  --The: /Misses: Shir_e# Naud and  Mary-Anne tfacbbseii are; spending the holiday with Shirley's  ^andmother, inyl^w We^nain-  ster'  , . zJy'-z .':  Spring is here all right, with  the chirp of the baby chicks,  and the incubator going. The  daffodils blooming, and everything turning green.  My pastoral solitude has been'  disturbed by music .that sounds  like the "Flight of the Bumble  Bee". On investigating I find  it is three young men, with a  Marlene Dei+rich (musical saw).  They certainly must be a boon  to loggers after these other atrocities that work one hour,  and then they curse the other  seven.  They are on what is known  as the Russian's place. I hope  they will have good luck.  We are certainly fortunate to  be in a land with so much fuel.  How the people in Europe  would appreciate what we  grumble   about.  ���   *    *    *    -  The Pollock Bros, are logging at Porpoise Bay now. They  certainly took luscious logs Off  the Bishops' place. How do they  dp itv Their truck always seems  yto be in good repair���they must  have a magic touch.  Sam   Saunders   has  sold  his  place to Harry Walker.  ���'.' ��� * '.-��� ��� *  Margaret (Fairy). Woods has  started to work at the Post Office.  A MISCELLANEOUS shower  in honor of Mrs. Martin Wray  Pender Harbour's only English  war bride was held at the home  of Mrs. A. R. Dingman by the  Ladies Auxiliary of the Sft.  Mary's Hospital. The affair was  attended by about 30 local ladies. Tea was poured by Mrs.  Chas. Wray, mother-in-law of  the guest of honor and Mrs. L.  ' Hambly formerly of the R.C.N. -  V.R.  *    *    *  As the co-op movement has  ceased to function it was decid-"  ed to close the books and donate the money^ left over from  the club, to the Hospital finance committee. They co-op committee are very glad to be able  to add money "to help such a  worthy cause as the hospital.  Shipping Notes  FOLLOWING her annual overhaul  the   "Lady   Cynthia"   is  back on her regular run.  The S,& "Island Prince" called $t Irvines Landing with material for the hhw government  float at Maderia Park.  The only government vesseL  to call in during the week was  the M. V."Syrene" of the B. C.  Forest Service. This vessel is  skippered by Capt. A. W. Bouch  former resident of Pender Harbour, v  Other vessels included the  tug "Gelnor" : and the packer  "Gigolo."  A HIGHLIGHT of the past week  was   the   second   East   Howe  Sound school drama festival.  Held under the auspices of  the school and community  drama branch of the department of education the plays  were presented Wednesday and  Thursday, April 17 and 18,'1946,  at the Community Hall in Wood-  fibre.  The adjudicator was Mr. Ross  A. Lotft. The committee in  charge was Mr. M. P. Lutack,  Miss Betty Simpson, Mr. Baden  Parsons, Mr. Jack Stevens, Mrs.  C. Hannah, Mrs. J. Bundy, Mr.  A. B. Clemens, Mr. Jack Mas-  son, Mr. Wesley Black and Miss  Marjorie Lean.  OPENING PLAY  On Wednesday, April 17, the  program commenced at 7:30  with the singing of "O Canada"  and an opening by George  Cranston. The plays for that  evening were "The Ghost Hunters" presented by Woodfibre  high school; "Legend" presented by Britannia Mines high  school; "The Tangled Web"  presented by Woodfibre high  school and "Lonely Lady" pre-  sented^by Squamish high school.  *^5^b*HBJs^r-h ^hursday*night--  consisted of "Two TCrooks' and  a Lady" presented by Britannia ,  Mines high school; "Oh! Johnny" presented by Squamish  high school; "Elmer and the  Lovebug" presented by Britannia Mines high school and  "The Valiant" presented by the  Woodfibre high school.  After both night the adjudicator commented on plays. The  second night he also presented  the cups.  WINNER  The most popular play was  the "Valiant" and it won the  department of education cup.  The best drama was "Legend"  and second best was "Valiant".  The best comedy was "The  Tangled Web" and second best  was "Elmer and the Lovebug".  The best dramatic actress was  Eloise Green; second best was  lone Magee. The best dramatic  actor, was Leonard Hannah; the  second best was Philip Judd.  The best comedienne was Lu-  ella Watt; second was Joyce  Carson. The best comedian was  Ross Ferguson; second best was  Pat Woods.  Challenge cups were donated  by department of education, the  British Columbia Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd. International  Brotherhood Pulp, Sulphite and  Paper Mill Workers, Woodfibre, local No: 494.  Individual cups retained by  winners were donated by Canadian Legion, Woodfibre, B.C.;  Woodfibre Service club; Woodfibre Ladies' Guild; Woodfibre  Community Club; Woodfibre  Parent T*eacher association.  Woodfibre Girls' Club; Britannia Mines School board, Britannia Mines, B. C; Britannia  Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd.,  Britannia, B.C.  The National Film; Board has  designed a display about Canadian books and publications, to  be shown at the Mixican Book  Fair in May of this year.  Taxi Breaks Up  Cougar-Deer  Encounter  DRAMA of the forests was interrupted  on   Saturday  night  when a taxi  driven by Buster-  Anderson came upon a cougar  in the act of attacking a deer.  It happened near Southview.  Anderson,   a   driver  for  Lome  Fee's taxi, was on a call to LunQ.  and suddenly saw a deer bound  onto the road ahead of him. As  he came within about ten feet,  of the animal, a cougar streaked  from the    roadside    bush    and  pounced on the unfortunate animal.   Anderson was unable to  stop his    car    in time and he  crashed into both animals.   The  deer limped    into    the woods,  while the cougar "just seemed  to   disappear."  Slight damage was done to the  car. ���    ���    x .  i    -    ' - "���   -���"-���.,   ^    v   -      ,  uonquer Cancer  Campaign Begins  THE Conquer Cancer campaign  , has begun in different centers  all over the province and unusual interest, is being accorded  this first all-out educational and  fund-raising  campaign.  The importance of a succes-  ful campaign cannot be too  strongly stressed as cancer, No.  2 killer of Canadians, is taking  an" increasingly-greater toll of  victims every year. More Canadians died of cancer last year  than were killed in the war.  Jinxed Ship  To Be Used for  Breakwater  A. SHIP seen in Vancouver harbor by many Powell River  people is going to her grave. She  is the "Melanope", a vessel the  stormy seas could never sink.  Now man will do the job.  Once the proudest and fastest  full-rigged ship, on the Pacific  Ocean, she is shown here as she  made the crossing from the United States to South Africa in  the record time of 72 days. But  misfortune dogged her. Seamen  said that an old women stowaya,  forcibly put ashore at the^start  of her maiden voyage, laid a  witch's curse on the ship. At any  rate, mutiny, suicide and even  murder stained the pages of her  log.  WRECKED IN 1906  Finally wrecked off the Washington Coast in 1906, she still  refused to sink, and a short time  after was stripped of her masts  and converted into a barge.  Since then she has been relegated to the lowly job of coal  tender to Canadian Pacific ships  in Vancouver harbor. e Two  _   THE COAST NEWS, Half moon Bay, B.C..  Friday, April 26, 1?46  Eggs with a smile for Britain  3 Lines  (15 Words) for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  Extra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  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  _�����������" "������������      "* .  ������  FOR   SALE  SUNNEN   cylinder   hone,    with  ridge  removing stones.   New  condition.       Lincoln    Johnson,  Halfmoon Bay. 34  FOR SALE  COMBINATION ice cream and  show case Frigidaire made only by General Motors. Floor  space, 2'x8\ Appiy Matheson,  Wilson Creek. 36  FOR SAfcE  EDUCATION���National Encyclopedia, 10 large illustrated  volumes, $68.95 cash. Doii��J_s  Pringle/ 861JB Laurel St/ Vancouver, B. C. '  FOIt SALE  ONE GOOl) Jersey heifer yearling   from   excellent, milking  strain.    Apply  Ed.   P.   Curran,  fmoon Bay. 36  WEDDING   STATIONERY  Engraved or standard wedding invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake  boxes, complete with cards, 95c  dozen. The Coast News, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  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.  MISCELLANEOUS  SAWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled    and    sharpened,  scissors,     shears     and     knives  .ground.     Apply    W.    W.    Burroughs,  Westview,  B.C. tf  CONNOR  NU-WAY.HAND  WASHERS $36, IN STOCK���  Pender B&tfhcftjr graders Ltd.  Madiera Park,* Pender Harbour.  ���tf  ~~     KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  Coast News subscriptions ���  $2.50 per year. See your community correspondent."  ���-'���-':--������ ���-���.      FQ&S&_-_5, ��� .���������������������������   :  6NE   CR__4Ms15#arator   and  small chuM:   Ro�� Jacob, Se-  ��� ���    ���   ���   - ",v  ."���;.���     :-v.;'-     . -vor.._ 35  THESE are part of the 100 million eggs required ttf fill Canada's contract!  with Britain in 1946. There's & r^_dyr___fketi says tHer Dbmimoa  Department of Agriculture, for all top quality &gs that can be producedin  Canada this year* ?:--*���  WORK   WANTED  EXPERIENCED girl wants day  work, 60c hour. Will mind  children also, .50c hour. Miss T.  LieWis, P.O. Box 15, Gibsons  Landing   . 36  FOR   SALE  PIANO    and   bench,   excellent  condition.      Sechelt     Garage,  Sechelt. 34  FOR   SALE  P.A. SYSTEM, including electric record player, microphone.  Selma Park Store, Sechelt.     34  _-...���������-       '.    ,- .     ���  Ji'....   ������"    ,,    '    ' .Jill.       V .       I       '...I���, I.���II  I    Ml -     ���' ���  FOR   SALE  FORD MODEL T tfruck, Apply  Selma Park Store, Sechelt. 34  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Duncan  have as their guest Mjs- ^^ Duncan and fief daughter, Ndfeen,  who arrived oh Good Friday^  .���_,.   -,, .,.>* , ,v -- --- -��� ^-      ���,,-r[.,,.  ::..:������' '���';  i-   '���'-. H-\; ��� ���-,'!. - y, -.i:    ,;.'i. ��� -.',  ''!':.���    ��� .;���,.....-.  y Mrs. Ralph^yQiitin an^: her  ehlfdren flarry and ; l&aribn  spent ~��ie last _weejc;iii. t��wnas  their hpuse was being" painted.  :jMr. an^ Mrs. Clemens and  Eddie spent several days in  Vancouver. Mr. Clemens was a  representative for the East  Howe Sound at the teachers'  convention.  #.   *  �����  Mrs.   L.   Coturia   and   baby  daughter   Patricia  Ann   are   at  Legislation Calls  for Forty-Hour  Working Weqk  LABOR legislation introduced  into the house by the Honorable George S. Pearson, minister of labour, provides for a  4i-hour maximum work week  in the place of the average 48  hours now provided for in the  statutes.  The minister also announced  that the one cent per day by  workers to the medical aid fund  for the Workmen's Compensation board would be' 'discontinued; while the period in  which a Worker may file a" claim  wj,ll be extended from one year  to three years: Another feature  of the legislation will be the  provision for one week's holidays for all employees excepting agricultural and domestic  helpers.  :  From  Powell Stores Ltd  PoWell River* B* G.  ��<:*:-a  The north coast's Most Mdf_eri* De^rtmeiitStore'  '���'���������   :���/        . 4     *.'   *  Miss Marie1 Cheney Is visiting  her sister, Mrs. H. .FoMer.  Among those journeying to  town over the hbliday wefekerid  were MriC A. duller "aiid Valerie  on^^i^y^.'Ii-r. and Mrs. Eric  Pefssofi; Mr. and! Mrs.' pou^Ias  and! Jimmy, Mr. anjpt Mrs.,J.  Stetch and baby son Saturday  and Mr. and Mrs. J. Ramsay  and their children Patricia,  Babbie and Gail; Mr. and Mrs.  Ken Clark; Hazel' and Cheryl  on Easter Sunday.  Hi        *        *  Mr. nad Mrs. W. Brake had  as their guests the latter's son  and daughter-in-law, Mr. and  Mrs. A. \Vatson and also her  datrghter-in-laW and' granddaughter,  Mrs.  D.  Watson  and  Sandra.  ,*������*'*  Miss Patsy Whalen left Friday,   April   19,   for   a   trip   to  Seattle.  4    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. L. Bidin and  barry spent the Easter weekend '. witlf; the latter's" * parents,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Biden.  Mrs. John Haar and daughter  Leoha May are visiting Mr. and  Mrs^Franfc Haar. - ~  Mrs. C. Salmon and her sons,  Clifford and Dickie spent the  Easter weekend with Mrs. Sal-<  mon's brother and his family,  Mr. and Mrs. G. Sharp.  Miss Shirley Ettlhger of Vancouver spent the Easter holiday  asya^ guest of the Misses Ada  and Ester Niro.'  ' -.'."���       ���      * ��� "*.   *  Mr.  and  Mrs;  J;; Plieas  and  Audrey and Miss Ada*Niro went  to tovfrh 6ri Monday^ April 15.  ���'...' *'". * ���''���'*'"'":  From all reports a ver^ suc-  cessfiil^. dance^spoiwdrecl by the  Cja^mj^^iy.ciul^p^ss':Tield on  April "30; The music was supplied^ ^y Billy Jphes arid his  nine^piece orchestra complete  with the Yvonne the vocalist.  ���* ���'������'���/*'������;����� ���;.  Mrs. Fred' -l-iU^-'rWobdflbre's  first English War bride, planning to reside here, arrived on  April 19. She is at present visiting^Mryai^i Mrs; ^% yParker's  home until her hoiise is" ready.  Welcoifle' to Canada Mrs. Hill  but particularly so to Wood-  ��� fibre. May you find your stay  here Very pleasant.  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER HARBOuk  AND  SERVICE  ���  Operated   By  Wi H. HEARD  PENDER   HARBOUR  MEET YOUR FRIENDS  Wakefield Inn  SPECIAL BUS  Every Saturday Night  Leaves Gibsoh*s ��� 6:30 p.m.  Leaves Wakefield���11:00 p.m.  n;-//;  GENERAL  iu  ���>   ClOxJi-^Z'.ih    r-ri.r'   'ivbrr  : J-./.--V  ��<__��_*_,! ���*.t .  GENE_t___; S'tOKB  0 PRlf QOODS  0 GRQCERIES AND  ft FISHING SUPPLIES  # HOME OIL AGENT  O  INDEPENDENT  * tim BtfYERg  ���vv.  <r?  <<i  f��  'Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!  it REST1VEORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  <jr General Electric APF'LIANCES:  Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  ������*<  WESTVIEW. B. G. - Phone 230  Cook, Voleti  Gibsons Landing  .;<.       m.       !���; .  SAW MILUNG  and LUMBER  Drop in to see us  regardni^ f&m  REQUIJIEMKNTS  Also if youv have any  logs-for salfr^;"any  ���''.'"���'.!; quaritity,''  i '!  V   1;  tFriday, April 26, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  NOW THE LID IS OFF  To Aiii- intents":r"and~. purposes this  is a pfiotograpK of ah ordinary-  telegraph pole, but on its cross arms  are/wires formingtelegraph circuits  - which were part ^Canada's wartime  ! defence and security on the Atlantic  seaboard. Ittwas. one of the best kept  secrets in eastern Canada. The pole  stands just outside of-.a small brick  '/ building, in Moncton,   N.B.,  which  ikhotises--the-*delicate ihsti*fcmieiits for  -������ testing the ^circuits and repeaters, of:  the vitai communication system link-  h ing :tip |he various nayal,V air' aiid,���  army bases that are^lnclude'd in the  Atlantic Command. This secret test-"  ��� ing station was operated and main-  ��� tained by the y Canadian .National  :-, Telegraphs. The yaripus basqs of the  j Atlantic Command were all linked  together by teletype.and immediate  : communication could.be: had between  them and Atlantic Command head-  r quarters in Halifax. Also on this pole.  >" are telegraph cables over which many  ; messages of vital importance to'the  war effort were transmitted; one connected Ottawa direct with London  and 'another provided direct cable  communication between New York  and London.  It might be inferred that a building  and,a pole of this importance would  be heavily'guarded, but psychology  was relied upon to afford protection.  No guards were placed around the  building norx the pole, .nor was there  an^floof^ treated just  as an ordinary office building and the  pole was treated like any other telegraph pole with the result that very  few people even in the city of Moncton knew of the vital importance of  the installation.  In the upper floor above the telegraph testing and control room is the  heart of the Centralized Traffic Control ���.wiii.cli governs the section of the  Canadian National. Railways between Moncton and Truro. This also  was on the secret list.  ; In co-operation with the Canada and Newfoundland Education '���' Association the. National  Film Board is planning an ex  tensive classroom program, combining the use of films, film-  strips, displays ahd other visual media.  Sunset Hardware  GIBSON'S  1_ANIHNG  We Have a Full Line of  PLUMBING SUPPLIES  Order Youk* .    ������  FRIG I DAI RES  BEATIFY WASHERS  WE5TBNGHOUSE  ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES   Agents for  CLARE JEWEL STOVES  C. JORDAN  A meeting of the Sechelt  Community Center was held  recently, at the home of R. C.  Kean. ' The temporary committee being out of office on account of the expiration of the  term, the permanent committee  was duly elected as follows:  W.; H. Brooker, president; E.  S, Clayton, vice president; Harry Bachelor, 2nd vice-president;  W. K. Berry, 3rd vice-president;  ; R. D. Kean, secretary; Mr. Arnold, , treasurer. Directors are  Mrs. Frederickson. R. C. Kean  and George Reynolds.  ���- #. . *    *  The Boy Scouts and Cubs are  getting under way at Sechelt.  - They had a very succesful meeting at the Canadian Legion Hall  recently, with Ralph McCulloch  and Sid Butler giving helpful  advice to the young people. The  officers of the Legion noted that  the boys had stacked the firewood very neatly as one of the  Boy Scout acts. We shall hear  more of the activities of these  boys. "     .    ���  ��� ������*���*  A delightful afternoon was  spent as the guests o.f Mrs. Edith  Clegg, Half Moon Bay, Sunday  April 13. The guests enjoyed  games during the afternoon and  had a talk on things in general.  The following were present: Mr.  and Mrs. Billingsley, Mr. and  Mrs. R. C. Kean, Mrs. Allen, Mr.  and Mrs. Arnold, Mrs. Gray,  Mrs. Earl Gray, ��� Miss �����> Fairy  Woods. Mrs. Brooker, Mr. and  Mrs.    Ralph    McCulloch,    Mrs.  MacDonald.  * -., *    *  A meeting of the Sechelt  Fastball Club was: held at the  home of Gus Crucil Jr.; oh April 15, when plans were laid for  the coming season, which promises to be very successful. The  1946 organiation consists of the  'Jqllowing:^ treas4*~yStan r Bods,  captain Frank; Walker}; cbach,  Stan Dods, Jerry Lemiux and  Dave Wilson will "also"' coach,  publicity Roy Doyle, transportation Harry Batchelor.  The first- practice will be  held the evening of April 19th.  Practice games will be held  each Tuesday and Thursday evenings thereafter. Any men  wishing to try out with a view  to joining the team, please get  in touch with any member.  *    *    # '  We are pleased to learn that  the Department of Indian Affairs has officially appointed  Mrs. Phyllis Nicholson, to the  position of Field Nurse for the  Indian reservation at Sechelt,  B. C. Mrs. Nicholson is a very  capable registered nurse and the  Indians will appreciate having  her to care for the sick members  of x the Reserve. Congratulations  Phyllis.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. Eggins were  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred  Mills over the week end. Mr.  Eggins was in Sechelt on business and, is looking over the  M. and J. Store with a view to  the purchase  of same.  * *    *  Mr. Ralph Dunn and Patsy  Dunn are spending the Easter  holidays at Sechelt at the home  of. their parents Mr. and Mrs.  V. F. Dunn. Miss Nora Dunn is  also expected to join them for  the holidays.  Some girls marry in an inside paragraph and repent in  a front page headline.  Repairs to  ����� ���  �� Typewriters  �� Adding Machines  ��� All Business  Machines  Coast News Ltd.  Watch Out  by Jim Rennie ���  There is a chiel among us takin'  notes  So mind your step and  dust your coats.  If in the garden ye are stoopin'  Be sure your slip can stand the  lookin'.  And if it's fences you are  paintin'  Leave off afore you're near  faintin'.  For sweat and paint on ladies'  faces  Are apt tae run and leave  their traces.  So watch the chiel that writes  the lines  Or he'll paint your picture in  the Times.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ���  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  r  Garden  Sell Now  Home or Farm  HIGH PRICES  Our Own Transportation  WRITE or PHONE  Marine Realty  HORSESHOE . BAY,   B.C.  Phone Why.  2111  r^-^fiy^.   -..;,----,* &>���  T*V -   -- 1     <���  SANDWICHES  SHORT ORDERS  DINNERS  WEEKDAYS:  11 A.M. to 12 midnite  SUNDAYS:  11 A.M. to 5 P.M.  BUS STOP HERE  ESSO GASOLINE  MARVELUBE  OIL  Get the best out of your  high-speed motors!  Fill up here with Premium  Ethyl Gasoline. Hose delivery from float to boat.  W. P. PIEPER  Irvine's Landing  Pender Harbour  _-  ?���$���� CUM'  here's what RPM Motor Oil will do for your car. It'll  stop corrosion and save your bearings���it'll keep the  motor clean���it'll stick to the hot spots where you really  need it, and besides that it won't foam or bubble in the  crankcase. That's what this word "compounded"  means to you. '���  It's a whale of a lot more than a good lubricant. Try  it next time you change your oil. See your Standard  Dealer and fill up with RPM.  '^^.i^c4^^C��.  P.S.���  Planning on taking a motor trip?  See your Standard Dealer for free,  travel information.  . . . improved  ��� ��� . compounded  ran  mmmw Fag�� Fo*_r  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmtooii Bay, B.C..  Fridayy April 26^ 1946  Mrs. Chadsey, Correspondent  Mrs. S. Babb of McGregor,  Man., has been the guest of her  siter, Mrs. M. Chaster, for two  weeks, before returning to Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Williams have  taken , over "The Lodge" and  extensive renovating is under-  .way    in    preparation    for    the  summer guests.  * *    *  .  Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.  Miller on Aprli 2, a son, Robert  Martin,  in  St.  Mary's hospital,  Pender.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Procter,  Woodlands, Man., were recent  visitors to the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Chadsey.  * *    *  Mrs. E. Cook has returned  home after several weeks spent  in St. Paul's hospital.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. C: Spain, Mr.  and Mrs. W. N. Kelly, Mr. and  Mrs. R. H. Smith and Beverly  Garden  spent  the  weekend  at  their summer homes.  * *    *  Mrs. A. Weir, Mrs. M. Chaster, Eddie Battison and Jim  Chaster were recent visitors to  Vancouver.  For Safe Reliable  TRANSPORTATION  PHONE  TAIT'S TAXI  SERVICE  HALFMOON BAY  Passengers picked up at Pender Harbour and way points  to make y connections with  Gibsons Landing Ferry.  The battle of the Atlantic was on.  German submarines were infesting  the Atlantic, trying to choke off the  vital flow of Allied war supplies going  overseas.  It was a life and. death  struggle.   But the  Allies were not  leaving anything to chance. Even if  the sea battle were lost, essential war  materials would continue to stream  overseas. How this was to be done  was a secret until now.  A secret  shared by government leaders and  high-ranking officers  of the  Allied  Nations with no one but top officers  of the Canadian National Railways,  which was to play a very important  part in the plan.  The planes and  munitions were to be flown across the  roof of the world from the United  States and Canada. Air bases for the  service  were established along the  route  at  Winnipeg,.. The  Pas  and  Churchill in Manitoba; Southampton  Island, in the mouth of the Hudson  Bay; Frobisher Bay, in. Baffin Land;  and Greenland and. Iceland. Tocon-r  struct them, millions of tons of building  materials  and, equipment and  foodstuffs to feed the workers on the  multi-million   dollar   project,    and  millions of gallons of fuel and supplies were carried as far as Churchill,  the  most  northerly  point  oh  the  C.N.R.   system,   1,000  miles  from  W__oipeg.   Beyond  Churchill  they  were flown in. Everything was ready.  Fortunately, the battle of the Atlan^^ ;  was won. But the experience gained  in flying the route was^invaluable.  There is no, doubt peacetinie aviation  will benefit touch from the pioneering  done in 1942 to keep the life-line of  civilization open. In the .upper  photograph a string of ^ tank cars  carrying high grade fuel oil to the far  northern airports is. shown leaving  Winnipeg.: Inset, equipment is being  unloaded from a C.N.R; freight car  by United States Army personnel at  .Cbm-ohi".-;:���; ;.y .<:-���:.:���::��� ������-������};>  k,-':--  WYNGA_<_t'FS  Cash and Carry  GROCERY  GIBSON'S LANDING  Lowest Price in the District  New Location below Howe  Sound United School  -Sketches  The English  Prestwich Air  Cooled Engines  Are Better  see  Wally Graham  Gibson's   Landing  FRANK BAILEY  Frank Bailey was born in  Lancashire, Eng. He lived there  until 1938, where he became a  butcher by trade. In 1938 he  came to Canada, and in September, 1939, enlisted in the  Irish Fusiliers at Toronto. Transferring to the R.C.A.F. in 1943,  he was posted to Patricia Bay,  near Victoria. He received his  discharge from this service in  November, 1944, and came to  Gibsons during -.the summer of  1945. At present he operates  the butcher shop in the Elphinstone   Co-operative  Store.  ���Lester R. Peterson.  Peitm Crib Hand  IT TOOK 27 years to achieve,  but it was worth waiting for.  Wild wood's Jack Banham,  playing with his better half,  scored the perfect crib hand on  Saturday night at home, when  he tallied 29 points and Won the  game. He held three fives and  the diamond jack, and Mrs. B.  was god enough to turn up the  cased five on the cut.  Jack junior witnessed the event.  iMr. Banham has been playing  spectacular luck lately,',' Mrs.  Banham reported. "A couple of.  nights: ago he held a 23-hand."  The Worams, Youngs, et al  had better take cover.  Inez Willison,   Correspondent  Dr. W. Evens has sold his  fine home site to Flying Officer  W. Craighead of Vancouver who  returned recently from overseas. He served with R.GA.F.  stations in India > for the past  three years. We understand that  Mr. Craighead has also bought  a fishing boat. The residents of  Secret Cove welcome Mr. Craighead to his new home and wish  him the best of luck and success in his,new venture.  * *   - *  Flying Officer Ernest Bryn-  ilson and St. B. Johnson spent  the Easter holiday with John  Brynilson. Miss Salomi Thompson spent the Easter holiday  with Nautios at Wood Bay.  Mr.  R.  Sinclair  has  left  for  Vancouver  on  business.  * *    *  Edward Jergenson spent the  Easter holiday at New Westminster.  * *    *  Mr. Ed Green has left for  Vancouver to spend the holiday  with his fannly.  Friends of Eric Willison will  be pleased to know he has returned home and is progressing  favorably after his recent illness;  .Canadian films for industry  how cover such subjects as personnel selection, vocational  training, plant safety* industrial nutrition, and production  committees.  Don't get caught again . iy.  Order your fuel now  i ^__P_raTmATCH 3E15PAIRS  Engraving and Dianic^d^  '/Setting. ."  Also Clocks, Jewelery, Etc.  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GOOD QUALIT-* ��� PAIR PRICE  REAL ESTATE���INSURANCE--STOCKS---OIL ROYALTIES  REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT  ��� Organized to give expert and constant service in Sub-    ���  divisions/ Resorts, W a t e r f r o n t a^g e, Campsites/ ��� g  Ranches, Farms, Hotels, Homes, Cottages; Businesses/  Industrial Properties^ in Country and City.  COAST SUBDIVISIONS  Enquiries solicited concerning: y  SELMA PARK~Lod&e, Houses and Lots '(formerly Union Steamship  '...'....resort). .������������-:..-: ���    v ���:������>::'':������������'' ''"*'.���  HALF MOON BAY���Cormack property, houses and lots.  Other subdivisions at Porpoise Bay, Sechelt, Pender Harbour, Secret Cove>  Roberts Creek, Whitaker's Beach, GowerPoint and Gibsons Landing.  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LIMITED  :   (FORMERLY THE OFFICES OF WHITAKER & WHITAKER LTD^  SPECIALISTS IN GO AST PROPERTY SINCE 1912)  Vancouver Office:  942 West Pender St.,  Telephone PAcific 3348  Gulf Coast Office:  Half Moon Bay, ,,    ^  Local Representative, E. Parr _%arsbn,  Telephone  Gibson's Exchange^  ^=  I Friday April 26*1946  THE COAST NEWS, Half moos Bayv B.C.  -Page Five  "ONLY by constant effort to preserve our forest heritage  can we continue to'share its vast wealth," stated Paul  Kellogg,* general manager of the Canadian Newsprint association in an address before a fair-sized gathering in Dwight  hall Friday evening.  v.'^j/.^Siieaklng on the subject "Our Forest Wealth," Mr.  Kellogg modelled his address on the pattern of the popular  radio quiz show "Share the Wealth". He propounded seven  ques,tions  and then at  tempted to answer each of���  them*  The first question, "What is  our forest wealth?" Mr. Kellogg  answered with the statement  that ?iny Canada we had one and  one-quarter million square  miles of standing timber. One  third of this was readily accessible and this portion accounted  for one third of our national  wealth.  BELONGS TO CROWN  Seventy percent of these resources belonged to the crown,  Mr. Kellogg stated, vin answer  to the question "Who owns this  Wealth?'' "This public ownership creates public responsibility," he said. "We must see to  it that these resources are protected."  4 .Forest-fires, insects and the  pulp: ..and paper industry took  'tHe^'-ob^-jdiryiiiis wealth each  year, stated the -speaker in answer to. the. question "Who taikes  most of this wealth?'' He pointed Out that fully One-third of  the annual "crop" from the forests was destroyed by fire and  by decay.  By the process of manufacture, the pulp and paper industry quadrupled the value of the  annual forest yield, Mr. Kellogg said, answering the question  "who  makes  the  greatest  conservation program. We must  plan the cuts so as to ensure a  maximum re-growth over the  logged area," he concluded.  Preceding Mr. Kellogg's address, a technicolor movie was  shown dealing with the Powell  River company's experiments in  salvaging small logs for pulp-  wood.  The speaker was introduced  by D. A. Evans, resident manager, Powell River company.  WILSON CREEK  MRS. D. ERICKSON  Correspondent  PIONEER women are still with  us in these parts anyway. Mrs.  George Kraft was seen recently  assisting her; husband with a  rush job of shingling the roof  of Tom Scott's house ahd beating the rain to it by a narrow  margin. - George Kraft has enlarged the house for Mr. Scott  who will be remembered by  his many Powell River friends  for his jellies and jams he makes  so well.  Pender    Harbor    friends-  of  Miss Agnes Penman will be, in-        ������v  �����.���^���   ���__  &*^���v^o���    tejested to know she is back in  contribution    to    the    common^ thlt, district,again nad presiding  good    by   use    of   the    |o_^stSyoy%r tile y:cookhouse  at the  B.  wealth^''  ^The i>Ulpi and paper mdustry  is the largestsingleemployer of  men4nl^e;;ddniinic^ off panada,  it is the fiHt m~the;amount of.  wages paid and it is the largest  contributor to the national revenue," the speaker said. "It ben-  efitsry every field of eoriimerciai  endeavour in the dominion." :  y. CONSERVATION #  Wise* use of ouF forest resources would result not only  in their conservation but also  an actual increase, Mr. Kellogg  said in answer to his sixth  question "How long will this  wealth last?"  ''.' The? last question,  "How can'  we   increase   everyone's   share  Jin -Our    forest    wealth?"    the  answered   by   stating  ^we must adopt an intensive  Thomas  General  Merchant  e*sS  Bus stop at Sports  Centre  '*s�� �� ���  HAJLFMOON BAY  C+J>  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  arid y/. Logjgmgy  ' Mr; a^ who  tiook over the Page poultry farm  aremaking  many  improvements, adding to the house and  installing "electricity.  \y\.'Ke^ieth''^^bert.'-Smith was a  happy(': young man When his  maternal great-grandma, Mrs.  B: Woodward arrived from Vancouver for a visit. ���������:���.  .      *    *    *  George Wright is planning to  supply market garden produce  this summer locally, he and Mrs.  Wright are busy all day in the  garden which is beginning to  make a fine showing of vegetables and flowers.  ���>.       ..*    *    *���'  The Reuben Strosheims have  moved into the former McNutt  home on the logging road.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Luoma  have bought acreage at Gibsons  Landing and are busy clearing  at weekends.  HARDY ISLAND  by Margery Thomas  Correspondent  VISITING here from Calgary  are Mrs. Margaret Izeard and  her daughter Lorna. They plan  to spend a fwe weeks at "Sea-  holm", the home of Mrs. Izeard's  father, Lome E. Maynard.  -Old friends, but new residents'  to this district are Reino and  Helen Kohelmainen, who arrived last week in their troller,  "Fosna". After fishing in northern waters during the summer months, they will build a  home on their property in Hidden Bay.  JOHN STANDISH Surtees Prendergast Vere-  ker, Sixth Viscount Gort! Rudyard Kipling  should have known him at the peak of his soldierly career. Not, perhaps, when he was Chief  of the Imperial General Staff in the Munich  days, although he did much to renovate the  British Army for the tests to come. Nor when,  as Inspector General of Forces for Training,  he readied Britain against a German invasion  after the fall of France. But rather when he  stood with the last to leave on the beaches of  Dunkirk and himself fired one last volley from  a machine gun at a German dive bomber. Or  er  .- A COMMUNITY paner is a record of community activities. Through its pages, one  finds, (or should fine) recorded for posterity,  the births, deaths, marriages and accidents of  life. All the things that make life worth living  in your community should find way into the  pages of the community paper, sooner or later.  A community paper is the champion of  the people in that community. If it is the  ohampion it is also the critic, for we are our  own best 'critics, and paper, after all, is made  up and written by average men and women,  your, neighbors and friends, and the policy of  the paper is determined by the readers through  .them.  Your community paper is not interested in  other' countries or worlds  or provinces other  than the one or ones it serves, therefore its  articles are for "local consumption".   I tnever  was intended to compete with the big dailies.  What is the advantage of all this?  The biggest advantage of the paper is that  it is so small.   It is composed of events and  articles are for "local consumption".   It never  missing events or articles of local interest it  is not only the privilege, but the obligation of  its subscribers,  (in reality the true owners of  >  the   paper)    to   let   the   paper   management -  know' what they want.   Because the paper is  small,   the   articles   are   quickly  located,   and  easily digested.   When  one  considers the  familiar -complaint "I don't even have time to  - read the daily I am getting," one can see the  advantage of the smaller-paper,;  In addition to. that; surveys show that the  average reader sees no more actual material in,  the large daily, than in the small weekly, yet  they pay the same amount. ���...  In. addition ..to tfyis, one can express himself  thr;Ougfh i tthe ;(1c5mmuriityy> paper wheref they  would not get a, hearing through the daiiyy  Those who have ho interests outside their  own home should be the staunchest supporter  of the community paper, for the community  ���paper, being written by the home town people  rather than high priced experts, brings into  focus many solutions for home problems. Recipes are written by local women, for local  women. Upon demand and upon receipt of.  contributions, the paper will print suggestions  on gates, gardens, fishing or farming.  Sports records will gladly be kept by the  paper upon receipt of reports, (which captains  and coaches have not yet bothered with to  any degree.)  "So what?" now becomes the easiest of all to  answer. The amount of service given by your  paper is decided by the amount of active circulation. It is the paper of our subscribers,  and the more there are of them, the more they  shall receive, and the less *?��f what is in the  paper shall be wasted. So get your friends interested in your paper, and be sure that when  this copy is finished in your household, some  uneducated neighbor has a chance to see it.  Bible   Readings  THIS is. the stone which was set at nought of  you builders, which is become the head of  the corner. Neither is there salvation in any  other: for there is none other Name under  Heaven given among men, whereby we must  be saved.���ACTS, 4. 11,. 12.  Smile Awhile  "Baseball reminds me of the househald," he  remarked. "There's the plate, the batter, the  flies, and so on." '  "And it reminds me of marriage," she retorted.   "First   the   diamond   when   they   are  engaged, then the struggles and the hits, then  the >men going out, and finally the difficulty,  in getting home."  * *      ' . . *���  Chief: "You ask high wages for a man with  no experience." .  Applicant for fireman's job: "But it's so much  harder work when you don't -know anything  about it."  while he commanded Malta, "the most bombed  spot on earth," while Rommel, pounding at the  west gate to Egypt, almost closed the ring of  Nazi iron around the Mediterranean.  Although he was an organizer and a trainer  of armies of considerable ability, Field Marshal  Gort was at his best when there was a job to  do that must not fail���a Gibraltar and a Malta  to be held, in spite of odds, to -the last man if  ��� need be. Son of a soldier, heirnto his father's  titles, possessing the fighting heart and personal intrepidity that always inspires subordinates, he well typified the British career officer. How Kipling would have loved himT  Our Forest Capital  THE POWELL River Company, which manufacturers pulp and paper on its model town-  site some 70 miles north of Vancouver paid  the Dominion Government $3,104,500 in income  and excess profits taxes in the year 1945. The  tax is an enormous one, but is levied presumably on the basis of the company's ability to  pay. So, no fault can be found with it on the  ground of size.  There is something to be said about it on  on other grounds, however. The profits and income of the Powell River Company were derived from the exploration of one of the great  resources of British Columbia ��� the forests.  These forests constitute part of the capital  of the province and there is a capital element  in that $3,000,000 tax which the Powell River  Company paid.  Now, capital is one of the factors in production. Without it production can not go on and  without production there can be no economic  life. The exploration of. the forests of British  and, for the perpetuation of the forests tfyat  Columbia amounts to a using up of capital  capital should be plowed back.  Whatever capital element there is in the  Powell River Company's tax���and the same  is true ^f. the taxes paid by all the other logging and lumbering arid pulp arid paper companies operating in the y province���-should not  remain in Ottawa, should not bs spent anywhere in, Canada except in British Columbia  or .ipr any other purpose in British Columbia  than for the�� protection-;.~p��, 4heTfoFesjts still  standing and the regeneration of the cut-over  ���landsv'''   "���- ,'M   ���  Chief Justice Sloan in his recent report set  forth British Columbia's objective in connection with its forest industries in these words:  "To so manage our forests that our forest  land is sustaining a perpetual yield of timber  to the fullest extent of its productive capacity."  Such an objective will give the province a  continuous industry, will give industry a continuing profit, labor a continuing payroll and  governments an annual revenue. But such an  objective can not be achieved if everyone concerned, industry, labor and governments alike  try to squeeze the last nickle from the forests. The capital must be plowed back and  whoever has it must plow. Chief Justice Sloan  suggests that the Dominion has an obligation  in this regard. But the Dominion has not yet  admitted it���Vancouver Daily Province.  A Portland, Maine, boy who spends an occasional evening taking care of a blue-ribbon  pointer may be said to be standing a dog watch.  ��� ��� *  There might well be a hint to the "homeless"  in the old nursery rhymes, "Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater", and "There was an Old Lady Who  Lived in a Shoe."  (She Coast Metus  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  "as authorized second-class mail.  A.   H.   Alsgard���Presideni  E. W. Parr Pearson���Sec.-Treas��  A FREE PRESS IS THE PRIVILEGE  OF A FREE COUNTRY Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Half moon Bay, B.C.  Friday, April 26, 1946  Les Peterson, Correspondent.  The Parent-Teachers association will hold its regular meeting at 2:30 p.m. on May 10 in  the Legion hall. Arrangements  for the proposed court whist  drive will be discussed. A good  attendance is hoped for. The  whist drive is to be held in the  Legion hall on May 17 at 8 p.m.  Save that date for the drive.  The Women's Auxiliary to the  Canadian Legion held its Easter  tea ahd sale on Saturday, April  20. The function was highly  successful. Next meeting will  be in the Legion hall on the  afternoon of the third Friday in  May. Ex-servicemen's wives  are invited. The W.A. needs  you���you need the W.A.  *    *    *  The new chancel to St. Bartholomew's Anglican church  was opened Easter Sunday  when Reverend  Snowden  con  ducted divine service to a congregation of well over 100. The  large chancel, constructed by  volunteer labor, will greatly increase the seating capacity of  the church, which on many past  occasions was over-crowded.  *  Despite the inhospitable me-  terological reception, Good  Friday saw the usual goodly  number of city, visitors perambulating about the walks of  Gibsons. By Tuesday many had  given    up    the    losing    battle  against the elements, but some  of   the   hardier   variety   hung  grimly   on   the   end   of   Easter  week.  *    *    *  Because of increasing attendance, the April 29 showing of  the National Film Board pictures is to be held in the school  hall. The programme will fea-  utre films outlining activities  of the provincial recreation centers.  A school of nearly 20 black-  fish paid a visit to Gibsons  waters Easter Sunday afternoon. After entering the Sound  through Shoal Channel, they  disported themselves about the  harbor buoy for some time' before moving on.  Service clubs sponsoring civic  safety campaigns frequently arrange showings of films oit fire  prevention and traffic control  to encourage support of safety  regulations.  wm  Hitiit  iBIl  x-:-��:-x<��JSSfi  '&&  SWftSSSK  ���1  H  ' i&S-SttSiKSS  GARAGE  and  FORD  . ��� r  j#v  ��� %**  ***X-$ty.:V$&38  FORD CARS  MONARCH CARS  FORD LIGHT &  HEAVY TRUCKS  FORD BUSES  FORD-FERGUSON  TRACTORS & FARM IMPLEMENTS  It is with PRIDE, that we ainnounce the appointment  of this "livewire" automobile firm to represent us in  this community. Being newly -appointee! representatives for Ford and Monarch cars and Ford  Trucks, they hold themselves especially responsible  for owners'or owners-torbe of these Ford of Canada  products. But owners of any make of car or truck will  find here the kind of service they've been looking for.  With completely up-to-date methods, trained  mechanics and a sincere desire to please, we are  confident that this firm will make a worthwhile  contribution to the motorists of the coinmunity.  Ford of Canada invites yon to meet their  new representatives ������ and joins with the many  local friends in wishing them every success for  the future.  FORD AND MONARCH  F   0   R   D  M   0   TO   B  COM   P   A   N   Y  f  ���   A   N   A   D   A ,     11  IT   I Friday, April, 26, }?46  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  Miss P. Punneti, Correspondent  AFTER being rushed to Vancouver on April 20, Mr. Harry  Mayell, . old-time resident of  Bowen Island, passed away  shortly after reaching hospital.  His death came suddenly following an attack of paralysis.  The   Sandwich   Shop   under  the proprietorship  of Sam Jacobs, opened for the first time  on Friday, April 19.  *    *    *  Miss Edith Johnson was the  weekend guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Pete Wood.  . *    *    *  The "Cove" theatre, after being ^closed for several months,  gave a special showing of "The  Sign of the Cross" suitable for  Easter entertainment.  In spite of. the lack of sunshine during the holiday, there  were many Easter visitors to  Bowen Island. The following  were among those whose faces  are familiar: Mr. ahd Mrs. C.  Mann arid Miss Aileen Mann,  Mrs. Brand and Miss J. Brand,  Mrs. E. Parris, Mr. and Mrs. A.  Todd, Mr. and Mrs. Bili Brad-  shaw, Mr. and Mrs. George  Miller and Miss Phyllis Miller;  Mr, and Mrs. Alfred Dorrnan;  Mr.   and   Mrs.   George   Young,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Ritchie.  *    *    *  Mrs. A. Bond opened her bicycle shop for the season Friday, April 19.  Addresses Board oi Trade,  Men  no   longer  hide  behind  women's skirts���neither do the  women.  WORLD FOOD EJUERGf NC?  ^^^-h  ^v^^-.^.^vg  Starvation threatens in the  Far East and hunger in Europe. We are sending food.  We must send more. The  until harvest!  its*  A serious shortage of food in certain areas off the world  w��^ expects, but ei^p failures In many ar��as, and lack  ���f distribution facilities, seeds, and tools in others created a food shortage of alarming proportions. Only im-  inediafe deliyeries of staple foods can sustain the hungry  ���rilliens.  PRODUCE AND SAVE - MORE  Since 1939, our per capita record of food exports has  exceeded that of any other country. Food production  Its* soared. Canadians have eaten well in spite of war.  Today, the seriousness of the world's food situation  tor even greater efforts. We can increase our food  meats and still have enough for our needs.  v ' ������'...'-' . '    '  THIS IS WHAT WE CAN DO  We can ship more WHEAT, FLOUR, MEATS, CHEESB  and EGGS if as great quantities as possible are made  available for shipment during the next four months*  HtQDUCERSl ���  DEUVER TO MARKET.  CONSUMERS! ��� BUY LESS OF THESE FOODS ��� BUY ONLY FOR  IMMEDIATE NEEDS���WASTE NOTHING���PLAKT A GARDEN���  SUBSTITUTE VEGETABLES FOR AS MANY OF THESE WAl  FOODS AS YOU CAN.  This will increase supplies at storage depots, thus freeing  additional needed foods for the world's hungry. There  can be no permanent prosperity for us . ��� ��� or anyone ��� ��� ���  while hunger and despair afflict large areas of the world.  ���$iii* CMldi��en  By Adelaide  PREJUDICE, personal and intersectional, were heavily-  scored in a thought-provoking address given before the  Powell River and District Board of Trade last week by  Donald Henshaw, senior executive of the McLaren Advertising Agency of Toronto.  One of the most. accomplished orators ever to speak  in Powell River, Mr. Henshaw. held his audience spellbound  as he first recalled incidents from his youth in the United   ���������^������     States and then used these  ���> -" ""     ���     incidents to drive home his  points.  Beginning his talk with an account of a cruise he and four  school chums had made aboard  an old-fashioned square-rigger,  (chartered at considerable expense by their hard-working  fathers), he went on to relate  how they had sailed all over the  Carribean, calling in at many  exotic and wonderful ports and  how one day the captain had  put them to cleaning off the  barnacles, "those husky, nasty,  dogmatic, persistent barnacles."  When the boys had finished the  job, each of them vowed that if  he ever went to sea it would  only be when he had acquired  sufficient financial resources to  have a crew to cleah' off barh-  ables. t  Much io ihe lads' chagrin, the  Captain told them (after lie had  sailed the ship through the Panama Canal) thai if he had stood  id in Gahxii Lake 'for a brief  spell, the barnacles wouki have  dropped off by themselves.  , "I learned a lesson from that  eixperier&e that I have never  Mgbte said Mr. Henshaw.  ?The Wrhaei&B of this world are  not to be found on the hulls of  ships afone. l*Hrey are found in  To have the confidence of  one's child is the greatest reward of succesful parenthood,  and to gain it, like everything  else, one must start in infancy.  Don't be too busy to listen to  what the very small child has to  say. It may not seem very interesting or important to you,  bu it is to him, and if you ignore  him or put him off with vague  answers, he will soon develop  the habit of not saying anything or trying to tell you anything that seems important to  him, and by the time it is important iq you too .it, will be tbo  late, and we will have learned  to |^eej>^|iis:.jcpn|fences to; himself. Don't let the old saying  "the parents are the last to hear  about it" apply to your family.  D.pn't be too h^rsh when your  child tells you that he has done  something wrong; let him suffer the consequences of his mistake, but explain c&refully Why.  Children do- not mind justice,  dndithey wiUr hc^ be- discouraged  frorh further; c6nfidgnees.z --. y  Food Icformstion Committee  TliE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA  NO. IS  MR& r W.: D. guHbeSt  Correspondent  ' 'Mr. arid Mfis. George Bachelor had their son John and their  daughter Betty home for the  weekend. ,  '���'���'��� ���    *    *  .Mrs. S. Viny had as her guests  Mrs. L. Coe, with daughters  Margaret-Alice and Nairi.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. George Colsbn  and their daughter Mrs. A.  Bruyneel renewed their interest  in the Easter bunny for the benefit of young Paul, Allan, and  Margaret Bruyneel.  * *    *  Mrs. A. M. Howell had as her  guests her daughter, Mrs. Brian  Darb'ey and young son Roger,  while Mr. and Mrs. A. Horhe  and Marilyn visited Mr. and  Mrs. B,. G. Howell.  Mr, and Mrs. J. W. Hunter  opened their summer cottage for  the holiday season and were  joined by their daughter and  son-in-law, Mr and'Mrs. J. Tax-  buck, their son, Mr. Douglas  Hunter, and Mr. Colin Tarbuck  Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Jonas also  opened their summer home for  the long weekend.  ,   Mrs.   Ruby   Jay  had  as   her  guests her brother, Mr. Donald  Ross and his wife.   ���"'   *���" '      *    *'   ���'���; ��� ,  Visitors to Vancouver were  Mr;  O.  Geer  and Mi&s Margot  Vint.  t *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. Waddell,  guests at Sechelt Inn, managed  to find a few dry moments to  work on their Selma Park property.  of life."  PROBLEM  Citing a specific case, the  speaker referred to the animosity between 'English-speaking*  and 'French-speaking' Canada.  We'll never solve this so-called*  problem by kicking Quebec out  of Confederations���by damning  the French-Canadians as ignorant, bigoted provincials," he  said.  "But we can solve it hv trying  to understand their point of  view ' and! ' by studying their  custom^ and their character."  "There is something greater  than our own narrow views," he  continued, "and that is the destiny of Canada. We must be  change oii'r outlook to speed  iftiat destiny;.'  Turning to personal prejudices, Mr."Henshaw spoke of the  '���divine1 gift from God, which  makes every man's views the  only right ones." "God loves the  man of faith���the man who  Sticks to his faith through thick  fhd thin," He said, "but God  help the mart of intolerance!"  "fEUDIfl^ "  The speaker told of an experience he had had iri-a small  Tennessee town in which tie  had attended school as a youth.  "In that town," he said, "there  dwelt{ people who ��� ��� had not  spoken ^o each other durffig  their whole? li|etime\y' Because  of some misunderstanding, their  grandfathers had started fu^din  their fathers keptsJhe:; old hate  alive, and by gosh, they weren't  going to be first to speak!*'"'  "Let us rid our minds and  hearts of these personal pre--  judices," he said, "arid let us  live in the brotherhood of man!'  Jim Rennie, Correspondent:  VXXfsECZ  LADIES of Grantham's- group  of the Red Cross met at the  home of Mrs. Tom Allan on  Wednesday, April 16. Mrs. Allan  was the recipient of a beautiful fruit bowl from the members, which was in recognition  for her long and enthusiastic  services to the unit. Among  those present were Mrs. J. Henderson, Mrs. Hopper, Mrs. Davis  Mrs. Paterman, Mrs. Cather  with Mrs. Workman serving tea.  * *    *  Another milestone was reached when ladies of the Soames  Unit of the Red Cross brought  their waritme services to a  close at the home of Mrs.  Huycke.  * *    *  1 Mr. Bingley has launched his  neat 14-foot fish boat with  poles, engine and sail and dingy  to match, a trim little craft���  painted inside and out. Good  fishing Mr. Bingley.  :�� $ sf:  Among our Easter visitors  were Mr. and Mrs. Robert  Shankland and son David.  Mr. Shankland is lately retired from the Canadian Army  with the rank of lieutenant-  colonel and is a veteran of  World War I. He served in both  wars with the Canadian Highlanders of Canada and is* the  holder of the Victoria Cross ahd  the D.C.M. His eldest son Bill  is a flight lieutenant witli the  R.C.A.F. at Boundary Bay ahd  David is with the Bank of  Montreal  in  Vancouver.  * ���    *  ' Mr. and Mrs. D. Pringle with  sons John and Ken wer_ guests  of Mrs. Jim, Rennie over the  Easter holidays.  Do It Yourself  Any day now you'll be feeling  that urge to change the furniture around. A little fresh  paint here and there ��� perhaps a table touched up gaily  with gleaming enamel.  Maybe you will be conserving  your clothing and fabrics by  making new clothes from old  -���chances are your needles  and scissors will be busy. It's  fun to sew ��� economical, too.  Do you find it  difficult to keep  your small fry-  playing- happily  indoors? Then  make them  some' of these  washable stuffed toys from old  scraps of fabric  or oilcloth.  You'll find a world of inspiration for Spring: fever in your  EATON'S Catalogue. There you  will find paints, fabrics, patterns  arid a ytlrousa.nd ' and' one new  ideas for the thrifty-minded.  *Ti EATON Q��  LIMITED Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, ft- C  Friday, April 26, 1946  Mr. and Mrs. O. Kittringham  returned to Alta Lake Monday.  They have  been guests of Mr.  and Mrs. J. Brunt j in.  * *    *  Johnnie Arbuthnot is in hospital having a j agger removed  from   his   knee."   He   was   hurt  while logging.  * *    *  Miss Aleita Smith- and girl  friend from Vancouver are  spending a few days with the  former's grandmother, Mrs. A.  Fuller.  Mrs.  Ellen Harley  Correspondent  (I ;TIiiey^ll;'15Q..J[3t Every Time  ">  ���*>  _R*gM��*f��<KA.5. P.UM C_vc._  By jimmy Hatlo  EXPERT   RADIO   REPAIRS  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.  \  1  STAN'S BARBER  SHOP  Gibson's Landing  32 Years Experience  Gibson's Only Full Time  Barber  UNION SHOP  Children 35c  Haircut 50c Shave 25c  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH   MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  ��� SHELL OIL  ��� FISH GAMP  Pender Harbour  MR. AND Mrs. A. H. Cosman  of New Westminster and Mr.  Bob Bishop were guests of their  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sid Bishop  over  the  weekend.  * *    ��  Mr. and Mrs. R. Lamport returned last week from a two-  week holiday at Bloedell and  Vancouver.  Mrs. C. Cosulich arid son  John of Vancouver spent a few  days with the former's parents,  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Quick. Mrs.  Cosulick returned on Thursday  leaving John with his grandparents.  * *    *  Mrs. J. R. Morrison, Bryce  and Carol, went to Vancouver  Tuesday to spend the Easter  holiday. Mr. Morrison followed  on Wednesday.  Among   those   who   went   to  Woodfibre to attend the drama  festival    were    Amos    Fowler,  Chuck McCauley, Allan Cooper,  Mrs.   A.   MacDonald,   Mrs.   M.  Herndl, Mrs. J. Harley, Mr. B.  E. Valde and Glen, Eleanor Oak,  Kathleen  Cole,  Ruth Morrison,  Diane Dean, Miss G. Robertson,  Mr. and Mrs. E. Judd, Mrs. J.  A. Quick' and Miss M. Lean and  Norma   MacDonald.  *    *    *  Mrs. V. J. Watson of Vancouver spent Easter weekend with  her sister, Mrs. W. Bazley, and  family.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Harley had  *.he former's, brother, Mr. Hugh  Harley of North Vancouver as  an Easter guest.  Terry Aldridge, son of Mr.  and Mrs: Ed Aldridge left Friday to  spend the Easter yholi-  'OH-LETS DO BUV IT/DEAR.  AFTER. ALL THE BOSS PRACTICALLY told you ym  ^ SET IN THIS ~"  FOR LIFE.-  WERE;  T��RI2ITC?R>��  NAfeLL-ALLRI^rlT-  6UESS WEVE WAITED LONG ENOU6H  TO OWN OUR.  CWM HOME-.  FO&SAUe.  \CA  sk  JUST  SS6N  HERE  AND  HEttE  S-14.  ���'it"  ��  A Place 1 Like to Buy From  ��  Whi  s  Post  General Merchants  DAVIS BAY WILSON CREEK  I VETO  CANCER KILLS 3 DAILY IN B.C.  Unless it is checked it will Hill 1 in ��V  IT CAN BE CHECKED���$5(M),000 needed in B.G.  to protect your loved ones and reduce tragedy in  your and your neighbors9 hontes.  Send contributions to Your Local Committee or to  M. CONQUER GAUGE*GAMFJMGN  PROVINCE BUILDING     ���     VANCOUVER, B.C.  So tWO LWS *  AFTER. THE/  HAD BOUGHT  A LOT OF FURNITURE AMD  MOVED IN  ��������  HUH?  I SAID - WE HAVE DECIDED TO W&?:  OPEN UP A BRANCH OFFICE IN  DUTCH GUIANA AND YOU'RE  JUST "THE MAN TO DO IT/ HOW  SOOH CAN VOU AND VOUR. FAM>  ILV BE READV TO LEAVE ?  [ SENEGAL  MANAGER  r^rs  ���_v  6  __>  J^S  T^r  COPR. IMS, KIS�� rBJCTVttS 8TNMCATC. Ine.,"wORLD :  1  days   with   his   aunt,   Mrs.   B.  Pearce of Vancouver.  *    *    *  Mrs. E. English of Vancouver  spent the Easter weekend with  her daughter and family, Mrs.  N.  Barreau of Cheekye.  Miss Lorraine Smith was the  weekend guest of her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Smith.  Mrs. C. Schoonover of Brackendale is reported to--be quite  'ill.'. ���������'������������ ���������','    V  ��� '*���   *���   '**'���������..."  Dallas  McLaughlin   of   Paradise Valley came thorne Friday  ~ accompanied byhismother who  went for him, to spend his Easter holidays.      ��� ���/-  ���/��'.__    ���   ���   .  Donald   Hurst,   who   attends  school in New Westminster  is  also home for the holidays.  '*������*���*  Mrs. Ken Rife and children  of Williams Lake is visiting  with the former's mother, Mrs.  Smith.  * *    *  Mr. G. Cmolik spent the  weekend as. guest, of his sisters, Mrs. E. Antosh  and Mrs.  R. Lamport. .  * *    *  Mrs. W. Haag of Langley is  visiting  her   daughter,  Mrs.  J.  Cooper and family.  . ���       *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Banks of Calgary spent a few days as guest  of Mr.  and Mrs. D.  Kirkwood  last week.  .������.-���*  . *    *  The   Misses  Patricia   McCor-  mack   and   Ruth   Morrison  are  spending a few days at Bridge  River and Lillooet.  -.������*.*.*  Mr. and Mrs. Stan Goad returned to Williams Lake Monday. Mrs.; Goad has'been visiting her father, Mr. A. H. Munro  for the past two weeks and  Mr. Goad'.' was down for the  weekend.   *  Doreen, Jimmie and Phyllis  Murphy of Mission are spending Easter week with their  grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C.  Lamport.       .  ��� *���; z#   ���������-"  ,Mrs. JE. Johnson and daughter Caroline were guests of the  former's parents, Mi\! and Mrs.  E. V. Machin oyer the weekend; '��� ���' '  Schnapps Kills  Canuck Soldier  OLDENBERG, Germany���The  grim reaper working in cooperation with his henchman,  Schnapps, has added another  victim to his list. One Canadian  soldied died and five others went  to hospital as. a result of drinking Schnapps purchased through  illicit sources.  :--ypA&fY^::^  The first two men were admitted to hospital on the morning of 'March 31 following a  Schnapps party the previous  night. Five hours later one wa^  dead. They had bought the liquor froma civilian on the  streets* of Oldenburg. An analysis of the contents of their sto-!-  machs revealed methyl alcohol.  Another man was admitted  four^ days after he had consumed  Schnapps. His vision had been  impaired. -Three others are still  in hospital under observation.  ABSORBED   RAPIDLY  Methyl alcohol which is a  constituent of a good deal of the  Schnapps sold in Germany is a  poison hot easily detected y by  taste. It is absorbed into the system rapidly but may not produce efects immediately. The  action can be delayed for hours  or ;dayis.TAnother variety Of  Schnapps contains as much as  98 percent pure alcohol which  corodes and destroys Hying tissue. In some -instance's it may  not cause death. Ii|: pt1^s;,yer-:  itably embalms the" hd^^^f||fch^ ;  v.ictirh. '.. ^-;''%y^$t<  FIRST MAJOR OUTBREAK  This is the first major outbreak of Schnapps poisoning  that has occurred since warning  articles were published in the  Maple Leaf, the Canadian Army  HOWE SOUND  TRANSPORT  Timetable Effective May 1st  WEEK-DAYS  Lv. Gibson's 7:55 a.m.,  4:00 p.m.     ;.  Lv. Fisherhian's Cove 9:30|  a.m., 5:30 p.m. ;    I  V  SUNDAYS  Lv. Gibson's 7:55 a.m., 4:0(  p.m.  Lv. Fisherman's Cove 9; 1(  a.m., 5:10 p.m.J y,y'y   v  FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS,  SUNDAYS"  Lv. Gibsons 6:45 s p.m;,wL  Fisherman's Cove 8:00  p.ml  Daylight Saving Time.   ;  Enjoy Your Vacatioi  in the Mountains  FOR YOUR HEALTH.  AND RECREATION  SQUAMISH HOTEL  SQUAMISH, BC.  Mr. arid Mrs. E. Finch 1  1  1  +:U  IMPERIAL GAS  STTATION  LUBRICATING OIL  FIRE INSURANCE  FvB. SCOTT  Squamish       .  l  *  Squomish's  Modern Service  Enjoy Good Food at a  Good Place to Eat  M?uiiz-inn Cafe  SQUAMISH  i  cosiimes  * P^SGRIPTIONS  # TOUNTAIN  l!l!nWIH!l!l_lli||_BIII!  IIIWiiimiMllliBlliHIiliHftliailliSi!  viihuih:!!;  m

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