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 1  ennon  niannia  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.   -  _    . -. w VS9,JP3D[B:L-S__EB B_" THE   coast hews,   limitzd  Business Of fief: __a_f.-__opafSa^, B. C.      Rational Advertising- Office: Powell River, B.   C.  BRITANNIA  BEACH���  Saturday the yearly first-aid competitions were held at the town-  site.   Present   for  the   occasion  was Hon. E. C. Carson and his  successor as Minister of Mines,  = the   Hon.   Mr.   MacDonald,   as  efwell as Mr. Dickson, chief in-'  " spector of mines, and Mr. Edwardson, secretary of St. John  Ambulance  Association.  R There were eight teams par-  | ticipating, the trophy being  [*,'won... by the Engineers 'team.  Members of the team received  a lovely Reynolds fountain pen.  Second prize went to the  team from, the 4100, who received as their prize a Ronson  Jlighter ea��h. There was a very  piice dance to wind up the occasion, and it was noted that a few  fjiardy traveller s came from  ���JWoodfibre to enjoy the fun.  ______-_���__*��������  No. 35  HALFMOON BAY, B.C.        Friday, May'5, 1946  5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Frank Henderson Funds Needed  Addresses AOTS  t  Members of the winning team  mere Archie Smith (capain);  Paul Billwillerv Jack Roper,  Sfprdon Sewart, and Jack Hen-  hiiig, patient.  j : On: the. second team were Pat  JFlanhagan, coach;  Gordon Mc-  "illian, captain; Hughie Camp-  hell, John Hanson, Andy Proud-  |fpot and Chuck Nicholson, patient.  Comes as Shock  VHE resdients of this area were  Ihocked when they learned of  Jhe sudden death Of Mr.  Jack  i^A^*25;/wh��^  iho^aiifl^Me^h^  ?2y calibre^ rifle.    About  10:30  Thursday morning she went for  P walk in the wood_ taking the  |ifle with 5her. When she didn't  i$eturn  after a few hours had  passed    by    her    two    young  laughters, Dorothy 10 arid Shirley  8  became  alarmed  at her  "absence and started to look for  |er but could hot locate her.  It  fasn't   'until     the     children's  |ather returned home from his  I'ork, in the woods that a real  Search .'_ or her was made.  With  |he aid of his partner, Roy Gib-  Jon   and   eniployees   of   their  lBrm, Cribspn & MacNeal Log-  ling Co/, they scoured the nearly woods looking for Mrs, Mac-  geaL    Mr. ��� Gibson   fbund / her  ^pdy several hundred feet from  ^er home with a bullet hole iri  ief head.   Apparently the gun  Jiad gone off accidentally and  pie   pullet   went   through   her  prehead  arid out through her  ?kull.   it is  not  known  what  |:aused the gun to fire.  Mrs.  MacNeal  was no  amateur with fire-arms and during  Iper life time had a lot of ex-  |perience with weapons of several   types  and  in   the  earlier  pays   was  known   as   a   crack  phot.   She came to this district  pbout two and a half years ago  [with   her   husband    and    two  [young   daughters.    She   wjas  i^boiit thirty-three years of age.  |Her m&ytyaB shipped; to Quantum   Beach    where    she    was  ;buried Tuesday, April 30.  Teachers'  nT-ifc  On Newspaper  FRANK Henderson, late of the  Vancouver Daily Province,  was the speaker at the monthly  dinner of the AOTS on April  26. Mr Henderson's subject was  The Making of a Daily Paper  and he described the operation  from the moment the type was  run until the papers were tied  up in bundles of 50. It was a  treat to watch the faces of the  guests ��� while Mr. Henderson  talked of paper and presses, and  as the men had been served a  delightful dinner by ladies of  Gibsons W.A. he had good subjects to work upon.  The district' council of the AO  TS is sending a group of eight  from Vancouver to Gibsons  Landing on Tuesday May 7,  when they will confer upon the  Gibsons group its charter. A  dinner wijl be served at 5.30 p,  m. and a good turnout of members is requested.^ There will be  an interesting program of songs  and music.  Joint Meeting  Held at Egmont  A JOINT meeting of the Board  of Directors, and the credit  , Jjiely supervisory:^cpmrmttees v of ���  tthie; $gmqnt~&n<&^sMe^^redit1-  Uhibri wasi heldin the school-  house on Saturday, April 20th:  Routine business was done by  the Board after which the joint  meeting reviewed the. past and  laid plans for the future.  Roberts Creek  Memorial Is  Dedicated  ON EASTER Sunday evening,  in the presence of a large congregation, the Rev. John E. W.  Snowden unveiled and dedicated a stained glass window  erected to the memory of the  late Miss A. G. Shotton. The  windo wwas subscribed for by  her, many friends in Roberts  CreekJ and Vancouver, in memory of her faithful work in this  district and also to note that  the site of the church was do-  naed by the late. Miss Shotton.  Mr. Snowden was assisted in  the services by his son, John,  who is a student at the Anglican Theological college in Vancouver, and a very bright and  happy service was enjoyed by  all present.  Swimming Pool  Nears Completion  BRITANNIA BEACH���After all  these   years   our   swimming  pool is taking on an appearance  pf; realityy   The .concrete^ was  havey been reiribved. It is hoped  that Tit will be ready for bur annual celebration on May 25, and  we are quite sure it will be,  with our chief carpenter, Bob  Russell, on the job.  By ROBERT BURNS  TEN YEARS ago, in an effort to improve the medical situation in the district, the Howe Sound Farmers' Institute  invited all local organizations to send delegates to a joint  meeting to consider the whole matter. The response was  unanimous, and at the meeting it soon became apparent that  considerable study of the whole question was needed before  any sound program could be undertaken.  Accordingly,   a  series   of  meetings were held, with attendance by representatives  of the district from Hopkins  ive medicine, and checking of  epidemic disease; in this great  success has been achieved; during  the  period   of  the  V.O.N.  Landing to Sechelt. Also at- service, while epidemic disease  tending were local physi- has frequently made appearance  cians, representatives of the in the district, it has unfail-  provincial government, and ^teen^e^J^  nursing services. Much data During thQ war years this was  and information was collect- especially gratifying, in view of  ed and studied, and after the scarcity of medical men,  nearly a year's work the and the heavy burden on those  committee agreed that the few remaining,  most practical plan would cost  be to obtain the services of  the Victorian Order of  Nurses, who for many years  have maintained an enviable  record in such work throughout the dominion. The committee therefore called a  general meeting of the public, which was held in the  -rTT ,      T     i...    ,       -i    n .     .      cte�� aui   t"<e <:ar,  ana neavy  Women's   Institute   hall   at   pair ,bills and lrepiacement  -Gibsoxt's* '    "  The cost of the work is considerable, running from $2,500  to $3,000 per- year; a good deal  of the cost stems from the large  strung-out district, many miles  of roads to be travelled, night  and day, and the roads are all  too frequently in poor condition. But the calls must be answered with consequent mileage for the car, and heavy re-  JACK INGLIS PRESIDES  Meetiha Di  id   ny/y\,y.  | y I>on Smith; of Howe,, Sound  |Uriited -Schopk spirit a: few days  Jduring ^Easterz week in Vanebu-  |ver, where>he?attehded the contention of the B. C. Teacher's  ^Federation.  Old-Timer Passes  In Roberts Greek  GIBSONS LANDING���An old-  timer of the Landing, William  Henry  Steinburner,  died Monday April 29.     He    moved to  Roberts   Creek  soon  after  the  Vancouver fire in 1886, and was  married to Alice Roberts, aunt  of Billy    Roberts,    of  Roberts  Creek.   In 1903 he moved with  his family to Gibsons Landing  where he bought a farm and  settled down for the rest of his  life.  He is survived by his wife,  two  sons,   Thomas  of  Wicker-  shaw,   Wash.,  Herbert  at  Gibsons Landing, and three.daughters, Mrs.  Sandy    Fawler     of  Squamish,   Mrs.   Roy   Cole   of  Prince George, and Mrs. Noble  Kendall of Vancouver. Services  were held in St. Bartholomew's  Church.   Mr.   Steinburner   died  of inatural causes and it is believed he was about 83 when he  passed away.  Mrs. Greig has returned from  Toronto and will take up residence here  permanently. ;  Mr. and Mrs,. Eckford spent  the weekend at -Soames' Point.  GIBSONS   LANDING���Property owners of District Lot 685  held a  meeting  in the United  Church on Friday evening April  26, Jack Inglis presiding.  Main  article on the agenda was the  proposal to incornorate into the  Village municipality of Gibsons.  A previous meeting had voted  in favor of incorporation,  and  the  village  commisisoners  had  fl^oroved the project, providing  that the levy from the original  municipality;1   where     develdD-  ment is relatively complete, be  not spent on developing water,  roads, etc. in the new section.  . Advantage of the incorporation, as explained ' by Robert  Burns, was that although the  tax rate would probably rise in  the new area, tax collections  could be largely employed towards, local improvements rather than being sent out of the  ^district to Victoria to be reallocated from there A motion  was passed that a letter be sent  to Mr. Bracewell, inspector of  rhunicipalities,; asking that he  iriiplement the decision to amalgamate the two areas.  New officers elected at the  meeting were "Dr. Harley Anderson, president, and Donald  Cochrane, secretary.  r    - ,- * ���   ^ ��� ������ . .  rAt 'this meeting many pertinent   questions   were  put,   and  considerable     discussion     was  held; finally it ~was resolved to  go forward with the plan suggested,, and a provisional committee" appointed to form; under  the". "Societies' Act", an organization "to   be   known   as   the  "Victorian , Order    of   Nurses,  Elphinstone  Branch",   the  said  organization   to   inaugurate    a  nursing service under the auspices of the Victorian Order.  . This was finally accomplished, and the. nursing; service was  commenced in'-July, 1938/ by  Miss Lillian Wording, wh6 had  had much: experience with the  Victorian Order in different  parts of Canada.  The  work  of  the  nurse  extends from Williamson's Landing,  on  hte  east,   to  west  Sechelt,   a   distance   of   about   20  miles;   the   work   includes   the  duties   of. school   nurse   to   all  sehools    in    the    area,    public  health work under the provincial     department,     educational  work,   well   baby   clinics,   bedside nursing, pre and post-natal  visits, etc. During the year just  closed,  1945, the V.O.N,  nurse,  Miss   Betty   Short,   made  2,046  visits of which 58.6% were bedside   nursing   visits;    visits   to  schools   totalled   317;   to   communicable    diseases-  :252    (103  measles); chronic cases, 331; infant instruction visits 186, and  baby clinics were regularly held  at Sechelt and Gibson's Landing.     Co-operating    with    the  University of British Columbia,  in   providing   actual   field   experience for their trainees, three  of their students worked with  Miss Short for" two weeks each.  OBJECTIVE  A   primary   objecive   of   the  work is in the field of prevent-  '-���'** Fluids' _#? *the': wo^fcriar^ derived from:  Grant from the provincial  government; payment of grants  for school nursing by local  school boards; fees from patients; membership fees in the  branch; donations by public-  spirited citizens and organizations.  INCREASING COSTS  During   1945   about   the   half  of total  revenue  was  received  through     government     grants.  The branch is now faced with  the!   problem   of   steadily   increasing costs,  owing to much  added   work   due   to   increased  population and greatly increased   costs   of   operation   due   to  higher   prices.    There   appears  little prospect of obtaining any  increase in government grants;  therefore larger sums must be-  raised locally if the work is to  continue.   During  May  of  this  year a drive for funds is proposed, through which help will  be solicited from all persons and  organizations who can be contacted.  It is most essential that  htis work, now well established  and  of proven  value shall be  continued.  Trade Board  Working Hard  On 24th Fete  SQUAMISH- The Squamish  Board of Trade is working on  th* 24th of May celebrations.  - f entertainment committer  met Monday evening to discuss  events for. the day. Preparations are going ahead for the  choosing of the May Queen and  also the Maypole dance. Thdv  are planning a big dance 103  the night of the 23rd and another following the children's affair on the 24th.  VIHOJLOIA Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 5, 1946  - Waz Coast Mews  fling Rot Discovered  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!  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  PERSONAL  CATHERS   Laundry   at   Gran-  -     thams  Landing  is  now  open  r business. Send your laundry  day.    37  FOR SALE  3MBINATION ice cream and  show case Frigidaire made on-  by   General   Motors.   Floor  space,   2'x8'.   Apply   Matheson,  Wilson Creek. 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 Harbour Traders 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.  FOR SALE  ONE GOOD Jersey heifer yearling   from   excellent   milking  strain.    Apply   Ed.   P.   Curran,  Halfmoon Bay. -^ 36  WORK   WANTED  EXPERIENCED girl wants day  work, 60c hour. Will mind  children also, 50c hour. Miss T.  Lewis, P.O. Box 15, Gibsons  Landing   . 36  LOST  ONE SPRAY pump and gal. jar  of Isbl disinfectant. Was  thrown on local incinerator by  mistake. Anyone finding same  communicate with MacKenzie's  Ltd., Squamish. 36  Coast News subscriptions ���  $2.50 per year. See your community correspondent.  FOR SALE  ONE    CREAM   Separator   and  small churn.   Roy Jacob, Sechelt. 35  FOR SALE  FOUR room house with bath,  pantry, clothes closet, and  glassed in veranda. House is  partly fumed. Overlooks water,  close to close and post office at  Grahthams Landing. Apply E.  Pearson, Halfmoon Bay or Consolidated Brokers Ltd., 942  West Pender St., Vancouver.,37  KLEINDALE  Mrs.   C. Harper,   Correspondent  Beverley, the three-year-old  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Dubois, was taken to St.  Mary's Hospital after swallowing a large pin last week. For-  'tunately no serious harm was  done and she is now at home  gain.  Mrs. Maynard Dubois had tfy?  misfortune to mangle her finger  so badly while chopping kindling that it required amputation  at the first joint. She spent a  few days in St Mary's.  *    *    *  Kleindalites who are spending the week-end in Vancouver  include Maynard Dubois, Mr.  and Mrs. Ted Sundquist, and Mr.  and Mrs. Oliver Dubois.  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  by Louise Bowden  Mr. and Mrs. C. Bellis and  Bobbie spent the Easter weekend in Squamish doing a little  angling. By the way, Charlie,  how big was the one that got  away?  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Wally Brake  spent  several days in the  fair  city.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Dave Inglis had  as their guest for the weekend  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Russell and  son.  * *    *  Mrs. Dillingworth and her  children Diane and Buster, of  Vancouver, spent several days  here as the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. H. Craddock.  * *    *  Mrs. Garth Ford and her  daughter Dorothy spent several  weeks   in   Squamish   with   the  former's parents.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. L. Petovello and  their two children have returned home from their Easter  vacation.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. William Cooper  spent the Easter weekend with  their daughter and son-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. Jack White.  * *    *  The Misses Ada and Ester  Niro entertained at a social  gathering in honour of their  guest, Miss Shirley Ettinger, on  the evening of the 23rd. Among  the guests were Misses Irene  Moretto, Luella Watt, Shirley  Chadwick, Phyliss. and Clarice  Murray, and Louise and Doreen  Bowden.   k  * *   *   *  Miss Luella Watt entertained  the same guest at tea on the afternoon of the 24th arid the  Misses Phyliss and Clarice Murray entertained.them at a whist  gathering at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. C. Malm on the evening of the 24th.  * *    *  Miss Mary White spent several days here as the guest of Mr.  and Mrs/J. White.  *    *  *  _  Mrs. Phil Wickstrom had as  her guest for the week-end her  siter, Mrs. R. C. Beattie and her  son Michael of Vancouver.  * *    #  Mrs. J. Duncan and daughter  Noreen have returned to Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Haar are  the proud great-grandparents of  a baby son born to Mrs. John  Trent of Vancouver. They have  also received word of the birth  of the third child (arid seeon$  daughter) to theor son and his  wife, Mr. and Mrs. Rudd Haar.  Miss Ester Niro and her house  guest, Miss Shirley Ettinger,  journeyed to town together /on  the 26th.  . * .. #    *  Mrs. Haddon, Lois and Linda,  Mrs. L. K. Bickell and Lorna all  travelled to town on Thursday,  the 25th.  ���   r       *�� H* #  Rev. William Govier officiated at a christening before the  evensong on the-28th, at a cer-.  B. C. POTATO growers have  been warned by the provincial department of agriculture  to plant only certified seed since  21 carloads of imported potatoes contaminated by the crop-  destroying ring rot disease have  been delivered in Victoria and  Vancouver to ease the current  potato shortage.  Because . of the very acute  shortage of potatoes the government was not insisting that the  shipments of the inefcted potatoes be returned to the U. S., although it realized the dangers  of allowing these potatoes, to be  imported; officials said the consumer must be considered.  "Growers should be warned,  however, that very serious danger exists," said Dr. J. B. Munro, deputy minister of agriculture for the provincial government. "No grower should plant  anything but certified seed potatoes. I should like to have  this warning broadcast as widely as possible."  Commercial insitutions could  use the infected potatoes without any danger providing the  peelings and sacks are destroyed  by burning. The potato itself  is harmless on the table and its  eating qualities are not impaired, v  "But if they get into people's  back yards or into the farm areas, there is grave danger that  future potato crops in this province will suffer from the ring  rot disease we have been at such  pains to control and stamp out  for many years," said Dr. Muri-  ro.  emony in which the three young  children of Mr. and Mrs. P. A.  Wickstrom received the names  Linnea Ann, Gordon Philip, and  Lyall Wilfrid.  *    *    *  Mrs. Matt Eckersley and Dorothy spent a few days in town:  :��� "* '  * ��� .#'   ���'������  Misses Phyliss and Clarice  Murray have returned to Vancouver after spending a short  visit with Mr. and Mrs, C. Malm.  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER   HARBOUR  AND  CHARTER  SERVICE  Operated   By  W. H. HEARD  PENDER   HARBOUR  MEET YOUR FRIENDS  AT  Wakefield Inn  SPECIAL BUS  Every Saturday Night  Leaves Gibson's ��� 6:30 p.m.  Leaves Wakefield���11:00 p.m.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  MacLeod Bros.  GENERAL STORE  PENDER HARBOUR  > DRY GOODS  > GROCERIES AND  MEATS  > FISHING SUPPLIES  ��  HOME OIL AGENT  > INDEPENDENT  FISH BUYERS  ����i  Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  ir RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  ^General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DORANS FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  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." Friday, May 5, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  &  Social Evening  Held in Hall  GIBSONS LANDING��� Members of the congregation of St.  Bartholomew's Anglican Church  held a social evening in the Legion Hall on Monday, April 22.  The event was well attended.  The full program included community singing, with Mr. Bill  Haley accompanying at the organ, and featured vocal solos by  Miss Constance Waterman of  Vancouver, Mrs. M. Allen of  Victoria, and Mrs. William Fin-  layson and Mrs. H. A. Cole of  Gibsons, and a duet by Mrs. Atlee of Gibsons and Miss Waterman. Refreshments were later  served by the ladies of the  women's auxiliary.  Personality���  -������"Sketches  BOB'MACLEAN  BOB MACLEAN enlisted in the  RCAF marine section in 1942,  at Vancouver. He was posted to  the Canadian east coast, where  he saw duty on supply ships operating out of Dartmouth, N.S.,  to RCAF stations in Canada and  Newfoundland. He received his  discharge in February, 1945, and  is at present working at Gibsons Landing in the employ of  Eric Inglis.  ���Les Peterson  enin  Many Dignitaries in Attendance  As Westview Celebrates Gala Event  OFFICIAL opening of the Westview wharf took place at  7:30 Wednesday night when Mrs. Dallos, wife of West-  view Village Commissioner Joseph P. Dallos, cut the ribbon  opening the dock to coastwise shipping. In attendance at  the ceremony were officials of the provincial and federal  governments, various shipping firms, Powell River company, board of trade, wharf committee and other groups.   ���         Westview village officials  ��������������������-��� later held a banquet for the  visiting officials in the Elks'  pavilion.  FREE DANCE  BRITANNIA BEACH  by George Siggers  ��������________________-���__-________-_���  Our boys junior team travelled to Vancouver to play against Trinity Church in a basketball game over the week-end  and came out on the topside  with a score of 58-18.  * sic *  Mrs. Bud Munro left on Friday to join her husband in Los  Angeles. It is hoped she won't  find the trip too hard, with baby Karen Gale.  I  1  I  Sponsored by Legion  'Welcome Home' Celebration Fixed  For June 30 and Dominion Day  THE POWELL River district will officially welcome home  its boys and girls from the army, navy and air force  on Sunday, June 30, and Monday, July 1, according to plans  now under way.  This was decided by the general committee at its first  meeting held in the board room on Monday night, April 29.  Sponsored by the Malaspina branch of the Canadian  Legion, the general committee was set up, and consists of  representatives from the lodges, associations, villages of  Westview and Cranberry Lake, board of trade* Powell  River company, and other public organizations throughout  the district, for the purpose       " " ���    ���^  of planning a monster welcome to our returned veterans;        ' "  It was decided that an open  air service of thanksgiving on  the Golf Course on Sunday,  June 30, would be a most fitting opening for the 'Welcome  Home' and a very snecial invitation is to be extended to every  person of the district to attend.  REUNION FILM  It is hoped that arrangements  can be made for the showing ^f  the film, Reunion in London to  all the returned boys and girls;  and their immediate relatives.  Many suggestions were piit  forward fof the gala day .of July  1st, which are being; studied,  and as soon as the plansi are decided upon announcement will  be, made.  To climax the great day, a  huge 'Welcome Homie' dance -.-fS,  to belheld in Dwight Hall,/ at  which all service and ex-service  personnel will be the honored  guests. It is possible that 'overflow' dances" will be held at outside communities, ?f suggestions,  materialize.    !l:  FINANCING  The committee felt that the  public of the district would  want to assist financially in making the undertaking the  suc  cess that it deserves to be, ahd  arrangements are being made to  open a fund for the purpose of  meeting expenses. The public  of Powell River will have an  opportunity of thus showing  their appreciation to the lads  and lassies who donned the uniform for their splendid efforts,  said the committee.  Details of this collection will  be announced shortly.  "Mr, Mrs. and Miss Pof/ell  River, make this welcome home  something to be remembered  forever by pur returned boys  and girlsr���from Lund to Stills-  water. We have waited seven  long years for this event!" the  committee urged.  _a  Sell Now  _ _��  Home or Farm  HIGH PRICES  Our Own Transportation  WRITE or PHONE  Marine Realty  HORSESHOE   BAY,   B.C.  Phone Why.  2111  During the ceremonies preceding cutting of the ribbon, Jim  Innes directed the Union Band  in a number of selections. A  free dance in the wharf freight  shed was held immediately following the ceremonies.  OFFICIAL OPENING  Among the officials present  were J. B. Lambert, Department of Public Works, D. A.  Evans, Powell River Company;  Harold Crompton, of the Union  Steamships Company; Herbert  Gargrave, M.L.A.; C. J. L. Lawrence, Board of Trade; F. H.  Beek, F. Waterhouse and Company; C. E. Wilson, Vancouver  Barge Transportation; Mr. Sta-  pleton, Canadian" National; J.  R. Sturdy j Canadian Pacific; E.  Johnston, of Johnston National  Storage; T. N. LePage, Gulf  Lines; G. Hartnell, Department  of {Transport; and officials of  the wharf committee, * village  commissioners, ahd other guests.  Several of the officials gave  brief talks both at the wharf and  at the dinner, which was held  later. All expressed the opinion  that Westview was on the  threshold of a period of great  expansion and saw great possibilities for the district.  THREE SHIPS IN  Unofficial opening of the new  wharf came Wednesday morning when three coastal steamers were in dock. They werfc  the Princess Mary, Lady Cyn->  thia, and an oil tanker.  At 6.30 a.m. the wharf was a  hubbub of activity as the 'Mary'  pulled in. Passengers, onlookers and trucks filled the dock  giving it a brisk start on its new  career. Agent Bolo Gordon was  in the thick of it, distributing  freight cargoes ready for local  truckers to move out to consignees.  We Invite You To  Visit Our New  Ladies and  Children's Wear  |_W��M��ya��_��l_^JII__BaWB��MWBWi��Wg;  Planned to Serve You  (U. P. Pieper  IRVINES LANDING  PENDER HARBOUR  Kleindale School  Presents Easier  Program  A very interesting program  was put on in the Kelindale  School on Easter Sunday by the  children, young people and the  teachers of the Sunday School,  conducted by Rev. and Mrs. I.  A Wenzel of Pender Harbour.  Easter songs, recitations,, readings and dialogues were among  the main features. A Flano-  graph talk on the Resurrection,  showing Calvary, the Cross, and  the Angel standing by the empty tomb was greatly appreciated  by all.  Rev. Harford and Mr. Johnson  of the Gospel Ship, as well as  friends from Pender Harbour  and Halfmoon Bay were present and added to the general interest.  by  Margery Thomas  Correspondent  Lome E. Maynard has b  host this past week to his broker, Arthur R. Maynard, who, has  just recently returned from the  European war theatre where he  served in the 437th RCAF  Squadron (transport command)  Art is enjoying a brief Easter  vacation before continuing with  his��studies at the University of  Alberta.  *    *    *  Harry B. Thomas returns this  week after spending a few days  in Vancouver in order to attend  the annual get-together and  banquet of the Amputation  Club.  Winnipeg will have a co-op  daily morning newspaper in  September if plans now under  way mature. The project is an  outgrowth of the printers'  strike on the two present Winnipeg dailies, The Free Press  and the Tribune, last winter.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ���  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  v. o. N.  DRIVE  MAY 6th  to  MAY 7th  The V.O.N, need your help  tto carry on the work of  bringing health services  right to the home of the  sick, the infirm and cases  where health education is  required. Give liberally and  keep this good work alive.  HELP THE  V.O.N.  GIVE GENEROUSLY WHEN  CANVASSERS CALL  Elphinstone Branch  Victorian Order of Nurses  This Space Donated by  unset  GIBSON'S LANDING Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 5,- 1946  ��  e  CONSIDER the 'editor! A child is born to the  wife of a merchant in the town. The physician getteth 50 bucks. The editor writeth a  stick and a half and telleth the multitude that  the child tippeth the beam at nine pounds. Yea,  he lieth even as a centurion. And the proud father givith him a White Owl.  Behold, the young one groweth up and  graduateth. And the editor putteth into his paper a swell notice. He telleth of the wisdom of  the young woman and of her exceeding comeliness. Like unto the roses of Sharon is she and  her gown is played up to beat the band. And  the dressmaker getteth two-score and four iron  men. And the editor getteth called over because  the dress was tulle and not tule as he stated.  And this daughter goeth on a journey. And  the editor throweth himself on the story of the  farewell party. It runneth a column solid, for  which he paid the women's editor a couple of  bucks. And the fair one remembereth him from  afar with a picture postcard that costeth a nick-  Behold, she returneth, and the youth of the  el. s  town fall down and worship. She picketh one  out and lo! she picketh a lemon. But the editor  calleth him one of our promising young men,  and getteth away with it. And they send unto  the editor a bid to the wedding, and behold, the  bids are printed in a far city.  Flowery and long is the wedding notice  which the editor printeth, and for which he pay  his girl three bucks for writing. The minister  getteth ten rocks for his parish and the groom  standeth off the editor for a 12-month subscription.  All flesh is grass and in time the wife is  gathered unto the soil. The minister getteth his  bit for the parish again. The editor printeth a  death notice, two columns of obituary, three  lodge notices, a cubit of poetry and a card of  thanks. And he forgetteth to read proof on the  headline and the darn thing be printeth: "Gone  to her last roasting place."  And all that are akin to the deceased jump  on the editor with exceeding great jumps, and  they pulletti out their ads and cancel their subscriptions, and they swing the axe even unto  the third and fourth generation.  Irma Grese Cult  LIKELY enough, as reported from Nuernberg,  girl students in Germany are organizing  themselves into an Irma Grese Society, to perpetuate the memory of the directress of the Belsen killings and tortures, and to invest her with  something akin to sainthood. If young men are  maintaining an underground nazi movement,  ���why not young women?  Nazism was not a male creed exclusively,  nor distinctively, nor was Hitler's extermination organization composed and promoted by  men alone. Women were for the nazi policy  with eaual if hot greater zeal, millions of them.  They taught it to their children, these girl students included. The latter are only carrying on  the teachings of their mothers, as the boys are  sticking to the doctrines their fathers proclaimed and fought and died for.  Both these developments were to be expected. It v-rviir! bo <*"r^rising if they had not happened. Po surprising as to create suspicion that  the sudden inversion from nazi tenets to decency was only sham. That the female of the  species.is as persistently malicious as the male  there is no room to doubt. The Grese woman is  a fit idol for such perverts to worship.  For the Allies the moral is plain. They  have to count on the potential mothers of the  nazi breed passing on their murderous tradition to their children, ably assisted by the fathers-to-be who were schooled in the same code  �� 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���Fresideni  -  E..W. Paw Pearson���Sec-Tress.  A FREE PRESS IS THE PRIVILEGE  OF A FREE COUNTRY  of bestiality. To eradicate the satanic creed, even to the point of making Germany safe for  non-nazi Germans cannot be a matter of two,  three or five years. It will take a generation,  perhaps two generations, of disciplinary control and of zealous teaching of the forgotten  humanities. *  Seoop!  ON NEW YORK City's Times Square not so  many years ago there was an enterprising  newspaper salesman who experimented each  night with headline-shouting. The words he  bellowed had no connection at all with anything that appeared in the papers he held under his arm. His aim was not to broadcast news  but to sell as many papers as he could as quickly as possible. Perhaps the most succesful bellow he ever evolved was this:  "Extry! Hitler elopes with Greta Garbo!"  (This was before the war.)  He used it every night for many months  and by now has undoubtedly retired to his farm  estate and his horses.  That was in New York, where people are  interested in movie stars, elopements and scandals. In Washington, the world's capital (well,  half the world's) where people are concerned  with politics and government, where diplomats  and emissaries and military attaches in strange  uniforms buzz with gossip of the latest international intrigues, another newsboy has recently  hit on the same idea his colleague once had in  New York. He, too, has been experimenting  with phony headlines and he seems to have hit  upon a best-seller���at least he hasn't changed  it for months. It is:  "Sinatra Dead!"  Plight-to-Come  WE ALL know theoretically that history is being made daily, but has anyone thought lately  kof the possible sad plight of the school children  of 1960? Even those of us who don't care to  say how long ago we took our last school exam  can recall that favorite type of question: "Explain briefly the following items:", and our list  included such terms as 54-40 or Fight, courer de  bois, black robes, and the like. Any one of these  sounds completely lucid compared with the  humdingers that the small fry of 1960 will have  to tackle.  Will little Aloysius get 'A' for his explanation of maintenance of membership, pay-as-  you-go, priority, take-home pay, reconversion,  to say nothing of the alphabetical perplexities?  Incidentally, parents of 1946, can you explain maintenance of membership?  Bible Readings  FORASMUCH as ye know that ye were  not redeemed with corruptible things,  as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your  fathers; but with the precious blood of  Christ, as of a Lamb without blemish and  without spot: Who verily was foreordained  before the foundation of the world, but  was manifest in these last times for you.  ���1 PET. 1: 18-20.  Poet's Corner  Treasures  Some may wish for gems of beauty,  Or for pearls with all their charms,  But for me the dearest necklace  Is my baby's loving arms.  All the perfumes of Arabia,  All the jewels men vnayi prize,  Are to me not half so precious  As the lovelight in your eyes.  Fortune's smile may be upon me,  But her gifts so rich and choice  Do not fill my heart with gladness  Like the music of your voice.  Dewdrops on a rosebud's petals,  Silver notes the robins sing,  Golden buttercups in springtime  Happiness to my heart bring.  ���Nell M. Phillips  By Donald Morton Stewart  PROOF OF THE PUDDING  WITH TWO world wars o'er and  perhaps another to come, our  politicians their guitars busily  strum. Party politics is the tune  they play as World War -III prepares day-by-day. Just as Nero fiddled while Rome did burn,  so our politicians foolishly strum  in their turn. Oh, ship of state,  God help you now! as Party  Politics strive to veer your  prow.  "If spies and saboteurs are  kept in jail- our Canadian democracy cannot fail to fail. Turn  our spies loose to run free and  at large," so runs the tune on  our politicians' guitars. In Russia, spy suspects are given short  shift . . . that they are out of  hand is no fairy tale myth; but  in Canada, "Democracy is sure  to fail, if we don't free our spies  on bail."  "M.     P.'s,     M.L.A.'s,     cipher  clerks and all who with a totalitarian   power    have   tried    to  play ball; to them rush all the  comfort   and   every   democratic  aid���we have guitars and they  are    going    to be played.   The  foundations    of    Canada    may  tremble   and   shake   but   party  politics, you know, have a great  deal at stake; we'll strum our  guitars,  even if all the strings  break, because our political fortune we're determined to make."  Igor Gouzenko, Russian- born  and bred, sipped of democracy  and it went right to his head.  "It is wonderful, he says, "to be  in  Canada  and free.  No  more  totalitarianism   for   my   family  and me."   But, back to Russia  Igor dare not proceed, for 'the  dead  tell no  tales'  is  Russia's  realistic creed.   Even in Ottawa  his life was sought by men^r-to-  talitarians, who swore he should  ne'er speak again.  All who dream of communism  his story should heed, for only  the RCMP could succor Igor in  his hour of need. In Canada, the  state is the servant of all; in  Russia, the state is backed by  ready powder and ball. If the  Russian system to you appeals,  go there to live���just see how it  feels. Igor Gouzenko's experience is proof enough for me���  like him I love democracy ... I  want to be free.  EGMONT  Imer   Beamish,   Correspondent  Born at  St.  Mary's hospital,  on April 15th, to Mr. and Mrs.  C. B. Griffith, a son.  *    *    *  Mrs. J. C. Bellinger, of 2827  Earl5 Ave., Burnaby, is visiting  with her friends, Mr. and Mrs.  Imer Beamish and Mr. and Mrs.  Wm. R. Griffith.  She expects to  return to her home on the 24th.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNutt  were called away to the city  last week by the illness of Mrs.  McNutt's mother.  * *    *  Miss Katherine Beamish has  arrived home after two and a  half years in the R.C.A.F.  By W. J. Mayne  Miss Violet Jeffries, one of  the popular waitresses at the  Sechelt Inn has been very ill  for several weeks and is now  confined to the St. Mary's hospital, Garden Bay. The latest  reports indicate that she is feeling better than she had, but is  still not very well.  *    *    *  Chris Smith, an employee of  the Universal Timber Co. was  flown to Vancouver after he  had received injuries to his  chest when a log rolled on to  him. He was in the Vancouver  hospital within two hours after  he was injured. It is believed  that he is progressing favorably.  The slump in production that  followed the cessation of war  work is easing, according to the  Financial Post's index of economic activity. At 187.8 it is 50  points below a year ago but the  curve is flattening.  Mining, food packing and  forest industries are reported to  be gainig sharply in activity.  Thomas  i  BEASLEY  General  Merchant  e*_<  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAY  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  "Your We  Shopping Centre  //  QUALITY  MERCANDISE  LOWER  PRICES  BETTER  SERVICE  GUARANTEED  DELIVERY  WOODWARDS  MAIL ORDER SERVICE  Vancouver, British Columbia m  Friday, May 5, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  .Page Five  ���   Wish Comes True  For Saskatchewan  School Teacher  I   A WISH of Mrs. Harold Hoist,  '      former   Saskatchewan   school  \  teacher,   was  dramatically  realized on Saturday and as quickly  reversed.  i Mr. and Mrs. Hoist left Prince  ' George about 8 p.m. and at Ten-  ./ mile Hill on the Summit Lake  road came upon a bull moose  which travelled ahead of their  car for about two miles, refusing to leave the road at several  likely places.  Mr. Hoist saw that the animal  was working itself into a rage  and stopped the car.  As though signalled, the moose  ^spun about and raced at the  I headlights, buckling one, before  \ rearing up and pawing the en-  >gine hood, scout ing deep  I grooves in the metal and leav-  \} Don't get caught again . . .  k'1'    ��� Order your fuel how  I  I  For Safe Reliable  TRANSPORTATION  PHONE  TAIT'S TAXI  SERVICE  HALFMOON BAY  Passengers picked up at Pender Harbour and way points  to make connections with  Gibsons Landing Ferry.  The English  Prestwich Air  Cooled Engines  Are Better  "v. ���-������������see- '*":"  1 ���   ��� :  I   Wally Graham  Gibson's   Landing  Wilt Scott  [���������������'  I  t:  ^'REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  I'  Let us help you solve  (     your transportation  (������ y problems!  ing tufts of hair before lumbering into nearby timber.  Mrs. Hoist had recently expressed a wish to see a moose  close up. She is now more than  satisfied, in fact, "once is  enough."  W.  Sutherland,  Correspondent  Capt. Arthur Barclay, who  has a summer home at Red-  roofs, Half Moon Bay, is seriously ill in Shaughnessy hospital.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. Rutherford  had as recent visitors, Mr.  Rutherford's brother who has  not been home long from Germany where he served in the  R.C.A.F. He was accompanied  by his wife and young son during his visit here.  * *    *  Miss Kay Purdy, fresh from  serving as a R.C.A.F. driver in  England, paid a short visit to  Mr. and Mrs. J. Sutherland recently Before joining up and  going overseas during the early  part of the war. Miss Purdy was  a frequent visitor here spending most of ner summer holidays at Redroofs. She hardly  had time to doff her uniform  befroe  she  was  back  teaching  in school.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Passek  are spending their honeymoon  here with JVEr. Passek's foster  parents, Mr. and Mrs. George  Cormack. The young couple  were married in Vancouver  Tuesday last and arrived here  the following Thursday. Mrs.  Passek was Elsie Irene Richards  and her hmoe was at Powell  River where he father is the  wharfinger. Jack Passek recently received his discharge  after serving three and a half  year in the navy, y He spent  eighteen months aboard the  carrier "Puncher" and saw action at Narvick and North Africa.  Jones-Preiss Rites  Popular Woodfibre Gii  Weds Port Alice Man  AT A BEAUTIFUL candlelight ceremony at 8 o'clock in  the evening of the 23rd Miss Ida Elizabeth Preiss, only  daughter of Mr.- and Mrs. G. Preiss was united in marriage  to Mr. Raymond Owen Jones, only son of Mr. and Mrs. M. O.  Jones of Port Alice.  The ceremony was enacted before the Very Reverend  Dean C. C. Swanson, D.D.  Entering the church on the  arm of her father, the "bride was  resplendent in beautiful nylon  brocade. The dress featured a  sweetheart neckline, a fitted  bodice and a skirt which hung  in soft supole folds to the floor.  Her floor-length veil was embroidered in Easter lilies and  held together in a wreath of- orange blossoms. She carried an  all-white shower bouauet of  gardenias, lily of the valley and  rosebuds.  SECRET COVE  Inez  Willison,  Correspondent  Dr. and Mrs. Campbell have  returned home after a few  weeks in Vancouver. Dr. Campbell has been a patient at the  General Hospital for several  weeks and we are pleased to  learn that he is now recovering.  Norman Jorgenson has left  for New Westminster where he  attends night school, after  spending the Easter holidays at  home.  , Mr. Ed Green and Bill have  returned after spending a holiday in Vancouver. Mr. Green  is coming along fine with his  new buildings. He has enlarged  the house and also has the store  building up.  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  BUXXtDX-TO  SVPPftXES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing,  Shingles, .  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Little Janice Preiss, neice of  the bride, as flower girl wore a  pink satin dress with baby blue  velvet trimming and a poke-  bonnet to match. She carried a  colonial bouquet of spring flowers.  BEST MAN  The groom had as his best  man Mr. Ernest Preiss of Woodfibre, brother of the bride. The  ushers were Mr. Frank Mullin  jr. of Woodfibre and Mr. N.  Harrison..  During the signing of the register' Mrs. M. Hutt of Tacoma,  a lifelong friend of the bride,  rendered   "At Dawning."  RECEPTION  After the ceremony a reception was held in the Peter Pan  ballroom where the bride and  groom received the well wishes  of their many friends.  Assisting in receiving were  the parents of the happy couple.  The bride's mother wore a two-  piece blue and white outfit with  matching accessories.  The toast to the bride was offered by Mr. George Birnie of  Woodfibre. Dancing, led by the  bride and groom followed the  cutting of the three-tier wedding cake. A Vancouver orchestra was in atendance.  SERVITEURS  Eight friends of the bride  served at the reception. They  were Dot Armstrong, Helen  Roberts, Beatrice Preiss and  Phyllis Stevens of Woodfibre,  Billy Hutt of Tacoma, Irene  Brooks of Fraser Mills, Orpha  Sampson of New Westminster  and Rose McLean of Vancouver.  For her going-away costume  the bride donned a two-piece  honey beige dressmaker suit,  with black accessories and wore  a corsage of gardenias.  On returning from their honeymoon, spent at Yellow Point,  Vancouver Island, Mr. and Mrs.  Jones will make their home at  Woodfibre.  The bride has been on the  teaching staff of Woodfibre  school for the past four years  and has been a lifelong resident  of the town.  The trend on the Canadian  prairies is to larger farm units  in the grain growing areas.  With modern farm implements one man, with the help  of a boy at harvest, can operate  two sections.  Oldest Pensioner  100, Gets Cheque  On Birthday  CHEQUE FOR $100 has been  presented to Mrs. Bertha .Ray  of Vancouver, on her 100th  birthday; she is the oldest living dependent pensioner of the  first Great War. /  M^s. Rav as born io Chester,  N. S. and lived at Margarets-  ville, N. S. for many years. She  has lived for the past 22 years  in Vancouver where a son, Louis  resides. Another son, Charles,  on whojse behalf she receives a  pension, was killed in France in  the First Great War, and a third  s Reid, died in Nova,inago:$$$n  son, Reginald, died in Nova  Scotia some years ago. Her only daughter , now a great-  grandmother,' lives in Wilmot,  N. S.  Although confined to bed,  Mrs. Ray is mentally alert and  maintains her interest in current affairs.  Wood Pulp Waste  May Be Used  For Feed  EXPERIMENTS on converting  wood pulp waste into badly-  needed high-protein cattle feed  will be undertaken at Oregon  State College.  Representatives of west coast  pulp and. paper mills said in  Portland, that it may be possible  to develop the feed from mill  waste, which now tends to pollute streams.  The Oregon State College research will be based on methods  used in Germany during the war  to produce yeast for human and  animal consumption.  The studies, which will develop improvements on the basic  German process and also include market investigation, will  be conducted by the industry.  The pulp and paper industry  in British Columbia is watching  the American experiment closely, but a spokesman in Vancouver said that he doesn't think it  feasible  industrially yet.  "Germany and Sweden developed the process during the  war" he said. "In fact, that was  the way Germany fed most of  its cattle. If the process is practical here, we will surely adapt  it to our uses."  School Trustees *  Elected for  Sechelt Area  GIBSONS LANDING��� School  trustees and representatives  from districts having no school  board met on Friday, April 26  to elect temporary initial trustees for the Sechelt Large.Rural School Districts Since Port  Mellon did not send a representative to the meeting, a board  of six was elected, leaving one  member to be chosen later.  Elected were George A. Marsden, chairman; William Pieper,  Pender Harbour; Mx. '<��� Parker,  Silver Sands; Mrs. L. S. Jackson, Sechelt; A. Fumiell, Roberts Creek; W E; Diavies, Bowen Island; E. Pearson, Halfmoon  Bay.  Mrs. Robert Burns- was retained as secretary to the board,  which holds office until December.  ^  TYPING  SERVICE  Les Peterson  GIBSON'S LANDING  GIVE...  TO A GOOD  CAUSE!  V. 0. N. Drive  May 6 to May 11  The service rendered by  the V.O.N, in bringing  health education to homes  of everyone in need is unquestionable. Give generously when the canvasser  calls.  Elphinstone Branch���  Victorian Order of Nurses  This space contributed by:  LANGS  DRUG STORE  GIBSON'S LANDING  HOWE SOUND  TRANSPORT  Timetable Effective May 1st  WEEK-DAYS  Lv. Gibson's 7:55 a.m.,  4:00 p.m.  Lv. Fisherman's Cove 9:30  a.m., 5:30 p.m.  SUNDAYS  Lv. Gibson's 7:55 a.m., 4:00  p.m.  Lv. Fisherman's Cove 9:10  a.m., 5:10 p.m.  FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS,  SUNDAYS  Lv. Gibsons 6:45 p.m., Lv.  Fisherman's Cove 8:00 p.m.  Daylight Saving Time.  "A Place I Like to Buy From"  Whitaker's  Trading Post  General Merchants  DAVIS BAY  WILSON CREEK Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 5, 1946  GIBSONS LANDING��� Members of Branch 109 of the Canadian Legion held the most successful smoker of the season in  the Legion Hall on Tuesday,  April 23. Despite the adverse  weather, approximately 50 Legionnaires turned out, and an  organized entertainment added  greatly to the success of the evening.  Don Ferguson of Grantham's  Landing with selections on his  concertina, and Jim Rennie, also  of Grantham's, recited. With  Bill Haley at the piano, Don  Poole of Hopkin's and Bob Norris sr. of Gibsons sang a variety  of vocal numbers. Congeniality  and good cheer continued until  well after the witching hour.  Kingcome Freight  Service Will Be  Discontinued  FREIGHT service offered by  the Kingcome Navigation Co.  scows landing at Powell River,  wharf will be terminated shortly, the Powell River Company-  announced today.  Pending arrangements being  made by shippers, the service is  being carried on for a very short  time, but notificiation of its suspension will be made far enough  in advance to eliminate incon-  veniece to customers.  Off-loading will be continued  at Powell Rver Company dock  until such time as shippers have  comple}t��d arrangements with  other carriers running direct to  the new wharf at Westview.  Whist Final Is  Well Attended  GIBSONS LANDING���The 1945  -46 season of the Canadian  Legion whist tournament ended  with the drive held Friday, April 26. A well-attended group  presented Mrs. Harry Chaster  with the season prize for ladies  and D. G. MacDougall won the  season prize for gents.  Evening prizes were won by  Mrs. Fox, Mrs. William Finlay-  son, Robert Telford "and Mrs.  Charles Kendall.  Mr J. Melhus, one of Grantham's oidtimers, has sold his  home on the hill above the village and intends moving to California. We will all miss him.  CANADA'S TOURIST BUSINESS  MILLIONS OF AMERICAN VISITORS are expected to come to Canada  during 1946 for their post-war vacation.  / ������  It won't always be easy to accommodate them. We still have our crowding  and shortages. We are still in the aftermath of war. This is the very reason  we should all take special care to be courteous and considerate to our  guests this summer.  This year, of all years, we must maintain the reputation ive have won for  true hospitality.  Seven-Man School Board Will Hold  Office Until December 31, 1946  REPRESENTATIVES of eleven school boards in the area  comprising Lasqueti and Texada Island, Lund, Stillwater and the Powell River district elected Joseph P. Dallos,  Westview, chairman of school district No. 47 at a meeting  held in the courthouse in Powell River, Friday.  Other men named to the school board, included H. E. *|  Thomson, Wildwood; A. N. Kennedy, Stillwater; Charles  Williams, Lasqueti Island; James Ford, Cranberry Lake;*  J.   H.  Kyles,   Powell  River(  company;   and   Myron   Mc-  Leod, Powell River.  J. P. Scarlett was appoint--  ed secretary-treasurer. f  Elections for the board were^  held as a result' of implementation of the Cameron report,  which is now in effect throughout the province. Under the  ruling, retroactive to April 1, all  present school boards are suspended, once March business]  has been completed.  Officials stress that the present   panel   is   but   an   interim  board, io hold office only unlilf  December   31   of   this   year,   all  which  time  a  regular  eleciio:  will be held.  T. G. Carter, newly-appointeidj  inspector of School District N  47, attended the meeting.  FINE BODY OF MEN  Commenting on the personne  of the board, jr. P. Scarlett  former Powell River school  trustee, stated: "I don't think  finer body of men could hay  been chosen."  1  YOU  MAY  NEVER  SEE  A  TOURIST, BUT...  tourist dollars flow to you. The grocer, the  garage man, the farmer, the office worker���everybody benefits directly or indirectly from tourist  spending, and the extra work and income it  creates. Last year, tourists in Canada spent more  than one hundred and fifty million dollars. In the  years ahead, as our ability to handle tourist traffic grows, who is  to say how big this business may become? For Canada is in an  enviable position���a natural vacation land next door to the most  travel-minded nation in the world. This is ah all-important  year! It may be difficult in many ways yet it holds great promise  for the future.  THEY'LL BE TALKING ABOUT US... We want them to come  again. We want them.'to tell their friends: "We had a marvellous  time in Canada!5'By making them truly welcome, we can win  millions of enthusiastic; salesmen for Canada���"satisfied customers" who will pass on to many times their number the story  of Canadian hospitality and of Canada's unlimited attractions  as a vacation land.  TIM* m  \jfr\JMM W  CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUREAU  Department of Trade & Commerce, Ottawa  Radio Forum  Discusses Peace  PORT MELLON Citizens' Radi  Forum held their weekl;  meeting Tuesday, April 16th, ��  the home of Mr. and Mrs.' I  Swan. Members grepnt: M?  and Mrs. S. S Cummings,  and Mrs. j. Swan, Mr. and Mr,  D. A. Gillis, Mr. Len Dptto a:  Mr. R. Jarrett.  Subject under discussion w  "How Do Communities Mob:  lize for Peace?" Consensus c3  opinion was: We believe that  community centre is practice  in Port Mellon as we alreadl  have a nucleus of one henjn  One of the obstacles to i  proper_ fulfillment is lack ci  co-operation in the community  its possibility due to the fa*  that it is a company town. The  can be removed by abolishmeri  or amendment to the compan  * towns act by provincial legish  ture and better road commun:  cation to surrounding districts.  2. What jobs heed to be dorJ  locally?  (a) Improved transportatio  facilities i.e. completion of th[  road to Gibson's Landing, gi^  access to hospitalization an  medical care and higher eduj  cational advantages.  (b) Supervised play ground  for pre-scnobl children.  Production Decline  Is Easing  The production slump whiclj  followed the cessation of wal  work is easing, accroding to ThV  Financial Post's index of econl  omic activity. At 187.8 it is 5|  points belo a year ago but thi  surve is flattering. Mining  food packing and forest indus|  tries are . reported gaining1  sharply .in activity. a Friday, May 5, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  _    Page Seven  r  A  COMRADES, have you heard of  the glorious "Battle of the  Gravel Thrown"? Ah, comrades,  it is saga to rank with the best  of those in the Viking tradition.  Here are the facts as I know  them, or, as I have heard them  reported:  I  The Public Works had a truck  :,. operating in the vicinity of  [j Thunder Bay for a couple' of  days before Easter. Yea, that is  correct. It was "operating." I  do not know just how many  shovelsful of gravel were hauled but there must have been  several, at leas*. The Public  Works is a fighter and worked  j] like a Trojan right up to the  j last minute, dying, as it had  fy lived, with its boots on. Signs  J of its titanic struggle to trans-  f form our cow paths into the  f, slightly higher category of cow  >J trails, are plain to be seen by  the knowing eye.  Driving   from   Westview   to  j Thunder Bay by the most direct  route,   you  eventually   descend  the hill which ends hear Larn-  >er's   gate.     Shortly   thereafter  iyou strike the first vestiges of  | gravel.     This    gravel   becomes  | heavy, heavier, and heaviest and  \ soon all doubt is removed from  I your mind.  It is actually gravel  vyour  wheels  are   churning  on.  I Then THUMP!  BANG!  CLATTER! RATTLE!  CRASH! SULPHUR! X! XX! Z X! SILENCE!  3 Panting from your exertions  | with the English and any other  ^language you know, you gaze  jlwith a new respect at the "grav-  lelled road" winding before you.  ��And, like a serpent, it has  ijconked you with all the terrific  porce of a 30-foot anaconda's  isteel-hard snoot, for, at almost  Ithe identicial instant your front  Springs reacted to the wheel's  jjreactidh to the concealed bump,  jfyour head impacted (or was it  anine?) with ya brace or poist or  jsomethihg, in the. top of your  fear. You rub your sore head re-  jjflectively and reflectively re-  falize the gravel has been spread  fan with all the glorious, wasteful abandon of a bakery's icing  jon a layer cake. True, the ruts  Jire  harder  tp. see.   And  f^el?  res, tlfey' even feel harder.  Warily   continuing   on   your  "J|vay, you .cross the Rubicon  (a  pridge at Barehufe's and IVIaur-  ce's Lane junction)   and zoom  ilong another patchy bunch of  Ipumpy    patched    6f    gravelly  jjhumps and come to that sharp  kurn which led to the non-survival of the local Public Works  gjpecause, not only do you come  |t0 that  turn,  but so  did  they.  iTheir ijfrdrit-wheels   negotiated  fehe turn and emerged, shimmy-  fpg,   oh  the  other  side  of  the  Icovernous, rutted mudhole,  or,  |as some terni it, yawning mud-  iholde rut.   The rear end duals  made the turn but, it is alleged,  they also made the rut and become so attached to it they declined -to- leave on the request of  or even goading from the engine.  Aha so it came to pass, a  whoel load of gravel came to be  dumped in,  on, or  about,  this  one hole.  I have been informed, .so nonplussed,; or honminused,or non-  gravelled, or something, Wjas the  | Public Works' over losing this  I whole load of \yaluable cargo to  ^the hungry, gaping maw of this  jwone insatiable hole it became a  J prey to constant worry, fell an  | easy victim to mental depres-  ision and finallywenfcbff its feed  ��: entirely. ��� Bucee^eidihg   loads   of  i grayei; gr^iialry   lost   weight,  I tapered off, tninned down to almost  nil     The  Public  Works  never rallied    from" the;  first  shock of losing that load of pebbles, hundreds, yes perhaps evil en  thousands   of  them.   ' That  load,. be it known, will always  be engraved on the memories of  Thunder Bayers, present and  future, and will be pointed out  to others as a monument to the  last-ditch stand of the P. W. Department, which wenft down  with all colors flying, fighting  fiercely to the last-flung shovelful, to preserve us from an existence worse than death���an  ox-cart exisence in the atomic  age.  From that time on, the  strength of the Public Worsk,  our staunch defenders, ebbed  fast, dribbled away by the  sparse shovelful and eventually  petered out entirely. If you care  to spare the time and effort to  make a solemn pilgrimage to  the scene of that final magnificent last stand, in which the  unconquerable, indominitable  Public oWrkers went down to  glorious defeat after fighting a  losing, rear-guard action by  casting shovelsful of dirt at the  hotly pursuing ruts and bumps,  I shall be happy to guide you  over the battlefield.  Here you will find a shovelful of gravel, cast in furious defiance at the hateful, grinning  face of a pursuing rut. There,  25 yards farther on, is another,  hurled valiantly at a root-hole,  with that primitive urge to self-  preservation which has so often  been a marvel to science. One  man drove the desperately pursued, desperately driven, fugitive truck, while two hard-  pressed men in the rear expended the slowly-diminishing load  of ammunition, for the enemy  was so very close during the  greater part of this epic rearguard action the dirt-throwers  did not have time to aim, much  less to throw. The titter ferocity  of this hard-fought engagement -  may be judged by the wide spacing and often inaccurate aiming of the telltale splotc"nes of  precious gravel. Here one that  landed smack iri the puss of a  malignant rut. There one, which  although missing an evil hole  entirely, doubtless struck terror  to its very soul.  The last act of this enthralling  drama occurred directly in front  of my lane. Here the exhausted  rear-guarders, brought to bay at  last, pale and with drawn, haggard, suffering faces, scuttled  their remaining ammunition, almost half a load of precious  grayel. In their panting, bosom-  heaving trembling excitement,  their eyes a-gleam with battle-  lust, their final salvo missed a  mudhole in my lane with sufficient gravel to have almost exterminated it. But these worn,  shock-weary, shock troops, these  modern, jousting knights in  bone-drys, were past caring. Although they scuttled their remaining ammunition they retreated in good order, their calloused hands tightly gripping  their precious shovels, hoping "  and praying they might yet,  once again, be granted the opportunity of coming to grips  with their hated enemy���the  holes, ruts, stumps and whatnots of the Thunder Bay cow  paths.  So nobly expired the Public  Works fbllowiiig their epic,  ihasterly-^xeeuted retreat from  Thunder Bay, for, since we have  had no word of them from that  night up to the present, we now  know our worst fears have been  realized. Perhaps in soine dim,  distarit and misty P W valhalla,  these vaMnt men will <e6rifahue  to satisfy their battle-liist and  will ride once again to tilt their  gleaming shovels at mddholes  and potholes.  The last words of these lovable,      rollicking,    magnificent  battlers, words which so typify  the spirit with which in life  they were imbued, will forever  be inscribed on the hearts, the  minds and the memories of every grateful Thunder Bayer. So  they may the better be remembered,, I have put them into a  little verse:  We heard them exclaim as they  fled from our sight,  Happy Easter to all and to all a  Goodnight!  Our cause is just and with  all our might  We'll be back after Easter,  to renew this durned fight!  Without a doubt, his men went  -down fighting grimly, if hopelessly, to the last for, since they  have not returned as promised,  they must have succumbed to  the wounds received in what is  to go down in tactical history as  The Battle and Defeat of Gravel Thrown. In loving respect to  their undying memory, could  we not all adopt their motto:  He who shovels and runs away, lives to shovel another day?  Perhaps, on future dark  nights, like Drake's Drums in  the English Channel, ghostly  shovels may be heard clinking  along the narrow, winding paths  of Thunder Bay and late wayfarers may hear eerie voices  chanting high, sad, but infinitely  sweet and tender and clear above the whispering murmur of  the forest foliage:  Our cause is just, our cause  is right,  Potholes and mudholes  we'll continue to fight!  I would suggest that, on each  Easter Eve at 4 p.m. a period of  one minute golden silence be  observed in respect to^ their  memory.  Let us stand with hats off,  coats and shirts too, if necessary,  in a loving monument of remembrance to our valiant fallen  in the Battle of Gravel Thrown.  I am, sir, your fatihfully,  OX-CART-EE  GOWER POINT  Mrs. Chadsey, Correspondent  Miss Jessie Urie, R.N., recently returned from overseas, has  been visiting here with her parents before taking up her duties  at  Shaughnessy.  ���3>.  *        *       *  Jim Chaster and Eddie Battison report an enjoyable boat trip  up the Sound, despite engine  trouble, a broken oar, and the  rain. They explored some rugged countryside and saw many  bear signs. Eytreme hunger due  to a shortage of fish and flapjacks, forced an early return.  * *    *  Gower Point comes through  again���this time with a 16 lb.  snring salmon caught by Mrs.  Urie and Jessie, on Wednesday  of last week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Gosling are  staying at one of Mr. Fisher's  cottages while awaiting the gp-  ahead signal for their return  trip to England.  * *    *  Mr. Gough and Harry, Mr.  and Mrs. Bob Smith, Mr. and  Mrs. Jack Smith. Mr. and Mrs.  W. Kelly, A. Mainwaring, W.  Miller, J. Coleridge, Mr. and  Mrs. Swallow, Mrs. Carson and  Terence and Miss Dorothy  Chaster were all holiday visitors  to their home here.  * *    *  Harry Chaster spent Wednesday of last week in Vancouver.  FROM B.C. CAPITAL  Hart Discusses  Alaska Highway  At Conference  PREMIER   John   Hart,   heading  British Columbia's delegation  to the dominion-provincial con-  matters of vital importance  to  ference   in   Ottawa,   has   many  the people  of this province to  discuss  while  in  the  east.   He  expects to debate the future of  the Pacific Great Eastern railway   and   the   opening   of   the  Alaska highway to civilian travel.    Attorney-General   Gordon  S.   Wismer   has   announced   he  will make a study of Ontario's  new liquor system.   Minister of  Finance Herbert Anscomb will  visit Montreal to discuss British  Columbia's    financial    position  with leading banks and investment   houses.    Labor  Minister-  Provincial Secretary George S.  Pearson    will    talk    with    the  federal department of labor, regarding the future of employer-  employee relationships in Canada.  BETTER FERRY  SERVICE  The   new  minister   of  public  works,   Honourable  E.   C.   Carson, has poened the only tender  received from Captain Frank M.  Smith  of  Sicamous  to  provide  an   improved   ferry   service   on  Shuswap Lake for $4,000 a year,  for five  years.    Captain  Smith  plans a service three and a half  times faster and better than the  service   formerly   provided   for  $1,300 a year.  CONCLUSION  OF  INQUIRY  Carl H. Goldenberg, conducting an enquiry into prvoincial-  municipal    financial    relationships,   expects  to   conclude  his  public hearings May 25, he said  in   Victoria  before  leaving  for  the north. It will probably take  Mr.  Goldenberg all summer to  prepare his report and the government should have it by September or October.  ACTING PREMIER  While Premier Hart and Finance Minister Anscomb are in  Ottawa, British Columbia's acting premier is a native British  Columbian���51-year-old Hon. E.  C. Carson, the newly appointed  minister of public works, until  recently    minister    of    mines,  trades and industry. Mr. Carson  is a natvie of Pavilion, in the  Cariboo, and represents Lillooet  in the legislature. He first came  into   the   house   in   1928..   His  brother is R. H. Carson, M.L.A.  for Kamloops Mr. Carson is the  youngest    member    of   British  Columbia's 10-man cabinet  Return of new cars to showrooms across Canada has put  the automobile business in its  briskest sales position since distribution became general last  January, The Financial Post is  informed.  SANDWICHES  WEEKDAYS:  11 A.M. to _2 midnite  SUNDAYS:  11 A.M. to 5 P.M.  BUS STOP HERE  ��  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH   MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  ��� SHELL OIL  �� FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  STAN'S BARBER  SHOP  Gibson's Landing  32 Years Experience  Gibson's Only Full Time  Barber  UNION SHOP  Children 35c  Haircut 50c Shave 25c  J  T, R. GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  ^CTrJSON'S LANblNG  General Trucking  and Fuel  DON T MISS  Virgil Lane and his Orchestra  *  in their only appearance this season.  at  Roberf�� Creek  SATURDAY, MAY 4fh - 9 p.tw.  Admission $1. Page Eight  a  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 5, 1946  aving  MADE ON ISLAND  Brings Confusion Lessons in Living Film Feature  GENERAL confusion seems to  be the order of the day for  district residents insofar as daylight saving time is concerned.  The district itself went on fast  time Sunday night by outlying  points such as Stillwater and  Lund are on standard time. It  is thus possible to leave Powell  River at 3 p.m. and arrive at  Stillwater at 2:30 p.m.  All coast-wise shipping, with  the exception of Gulf Lines  Ltd., is remaining on standard  time and residents should note  that for them, the schedules are  moved one hour ahead. Thus  the "Princess Mary" departs for  Vancouver at 12:15 a.m., Powell  River time..  emns  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.  EXPERT WATCH REPAIRS  Engraving and Diamond  Setting  JAlso Clocks, Jewelery, Etc.  Workmanship    guaranteed.  Moderate charges. Returned  fby   registered   mail   3   days  after received.   Mail to:  1031   Robson   St.,   Vancouver  LEIPPI'S JEWELERY  1  ���3  ���_  WYNGAERT'S  Cash and Carry  GROCERY  GIBSON'S LANDING  ���  Lowest Price in the District  New Location below Howe  Sound United School  THE NATIONAL Film board  film showings on the Howe  Sound-Sechelt feature the film  Lessons in Living���NFB production made on Vancouver  Island.  The film depicts the growth  of community effort stemming  from a project started in the  Lantzville school, Vancouver  Island. The presentation is an  inspiring study of how people  of a small rural community capture the vision of co-operation  ���how the children under adverse school conditions better  their surroundings on the suggestion from a far-sighted, progressive school inspector���how  the lesson in living is carried;  to the parents and the resultant  effect it had in giving them new  hope and inspiration ahd assist-  munity consciousness that reed them in moulding a com-  sulted in the kind of world they  wanted to live in.  Co-featured with this film is  one titled Young America  Paints in color from the National Art Gallery of Canada at  Ottawa. The film portrays a  hand technique of painting���  using the hands only interesting and arresting art forms are  created. Preview of the film in  the regional NFB office in Vancouver met with enthusiastic  response from an audience composed of laymen and artists.  The film program at Gibsons  Landing will highlight films on  the Pro-Rec movement with  Les Peterson leading a discussion on plants to implement the  program from the Gibsons area.  Harold Box, NFB field representative will show at the following centres: April 29, Gibsons Landing, April 30, Robert's  Creek, May 1, Sechelt; May 2,  Half Moon Bay; May 3, Pender  Harbour; May 4, Garden Bay.  Aid the  V. O. N. Drive  y   MAY 6 TO MAY 11  Help the V.O.N, carry on its great work of bringing  health and happiness to thousands who otherwise  would not receive this splendid nursing service. The  importance of the work of the V.O.N, cannot be stressed  too greatly. Bring a new joy of living" to your fellow-  men by supporting this worthwhile cause.  Mrs. Ellen Harley  Correspondent  I'.'.�� �������i w>__��a__WB_BM_B___i  Mrs. J. Wallis and granddaughter Carol, of Britannia,  snent last weekend as guests of  Mrs. M. Hunt.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. DeBeck, of Victoria are visiting their son and  daughter-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs.  D. DeBeck of. Brackendale.  * *    *  Mrs. B. Fisher of Cheekye is  spending a few days in Vanrou-  ver this week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ferguson  and sons, of Vaniouver, were  pnps+s   of  Const,   and  Mrs.  W.  Cottingham last week.  * *    *  Brian Buckley is relieving in  the ticket office of the PGE  while  Mr.  R.   Stockman  is   on  holidays.  * *    *  Mrs. M. Hamilton of Squamish announces the engagement  of her only daughter, Margaret  Elizabeth, to Mr. Reginald C.  Seale of Vancouver. The wedding will take place May 9, 1946  at 8 p.m. at Ryerson United  Church, Vancouver, Rev. E. D.  Braden, D. D. officiating.  * *    *  The basket picnic planned by  MacKenzie's staff, to be held at  Joyce Ranch has been postponed  to May 12 because of the Canadian Legion Memorial Service  dated for May 5.  Shirley May Merritt spent a  few days with her sister, Mrs.  B. Dean, during Easter week.  Canada's prairie provinces  have made striking strides in  industrial expansion in the last  quarter of a century, observes  the Financial Post. Today, 40  per cent of their production is  from manufacturing.      >  Enjoy Good Food at a  Good Place to Eat  % Waltz-Inn Cafe  SQUAMISH  GIVE GENEROUSLY WHEN  CANVASSERS CALL  ELPHINSTONE BRANCH  VICTORIAN ORDER OF NURSES  This Space Contributed by:  ��lp>  E. W. Parr Pearson  A. H. Alsgard  It  I  Enjoy Your Vacation  in the Mountains  FOR YOUR HEALTH  AND RECREATION  SQUAiWISH HOTEL  SQUAMISH, B^C.  Mr. and Mrs. E,. Finch  Repairs to...  ��� Typewriters  ��� Adding Machines  ��� All Business  Machines  Coast News Ltd.  Hours of Ticket  Sales; Slater oom  eservations  Residents are asked to note  that the ticket office at the  Westview wharf will be open  until 5 p.m. each day and from  11 p.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday.  Wednesday and Friday nights.  Tickets and staterooms may be  purchased during these hours.  Tickets for staterooms must  be ^picked up before 12 noon on  sailing days. Formerly, these  reservations could not be picked  up until 10 p.m. on the day of  sailing.  Express and outgoing freight  will be accepted up to 4:33 p.m.  on the day of sailing.  Near Disaster  When Truck  Overturns  SQUAMISH���  A NEAR-disaster occurred last  Thursday when Johnnie Hunter's logging truck turned on its  side near the railroad crossing  at Castles. The driver, Pat  Moore, escaped without. injury.  He had turned out to pass a  parked truck and the trailer  careened across the road into  the opposite ditch. S  NEW PRODUCTS  Under the heading of new  Canadian products, The Financial Post reports that aluminum  boats are now being turned out  at Chicoutimi, Que. They have  have  a  new  fire  extinguisher,  WORLD MOO EMERGENCY  .0    x^::S:^^^^*::::i::::::��!r   ��ft  ^s^SHS��;? .stem  Starvation threatens in the  Far East and hunger in Europe. We are sending food.  We must send more. The  need is now���until harvest!  *&.  mmm  must help feed  a hungry world  \  A serious shortage of food in certain areas of the world  / was expected, but crop failures in many areas, and lack  of distribution facilities, seeds, and tools in others crea-  teeha food shortage of alarming proportions. Only Immediate deli veries of staple foods can sustain the hungry  millions.   ~V;;  PRODUCE AND SAVE ��� MORI  Since 1939, our pec capita record of food exports baa  exceeded that of any other country. Food production  has soared. Canadians -tare eaten well in spite of waff*  Today* the seriousness of the world's food situation calif  for even greater efforts. We can increase oaf food shla-  _aaei_f and stiU have enough for our needs,  THIS IS WHAT W! CAN DO  We can ship more 'w'HEAT, FLOUR, MEATS,  and EGGS if as great quantities as possible  Sraiiable for shipment doting the next four mouths,  nOWCBtSl ��� DELIVER TO MARKET.  COWStMtfKSI ��� iUY LESS OP THESE FOODS ��� BUY ONLY FOR  IMMEDIATE NEEDS���WASTE NOTHING���PLANT A OARDRN���  tWSfrlTUTI VEO-TA1US FOR AS MANY OF THESE VITAL  FOODS At 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.  ���rti.mo  Food Information Co-omittee  ������'*���. of.: .:,--Y���..;'.:-.  THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA  NO. IS

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