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Array as Fu  amer now  Serving a Progressive   &   Growih  Arefe on B. C.'s Southern Coast  Covers   Sechelt,   Gibson's   Landin  Port   Mellon,  Woodfifcre,   Squamis  Irvine's  Landing, Half Moon Bay-  Hardy   Island, Pender Harbour  Wilson   Creek,   Roberts    Creek  Grantham's   Landing.   Egmont,  Hopkin's    Landing,     Brackendale  Cheekeye, etc.  PROVINCIAL'LIBRARY  VICTORIA  ��*TrB3_XS___D  BY T__E   COAST 2TBWS.   ZiXMX-'EX)  Business Office: Half BSoon Bay, B. C.      -rational Advertising- Office: I��oweU ZUver, B.  G.  / GIBSONS Landing    went    one  * step further in its efforts to  become a complete business  center of the lower coast when  Stanley Hermistan, barber of  32  years'   experience   in  shops  ,/throughout western Canada, opened the Sechelt peninsula's only full-time barber service this  week . The business is to be.  known as Stan's Barber Shop. *  Previous to this date one local  merchant has carried a barber-  ing  service   in  addition  to  his  /other business.  Vol. 1 ��� No. 31  HALFMOON BAY, B. C.     Friday, April 5, 1946       5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  SERVED IN FIRST WAR  Starting    the    profession  1914, Mr. Hermistan took  ���off for service through the  in  time  ,-.������. ���.~ ~ v- v__w��&iJL ���*_ first  j world war with the 2nd Ontario  Regiment, but, has been barber-  ing continuosly since then.  An  account  of the  shops  in  which he has served reads like  a travelogue. Says Mr. Hermis-  'tan:   "This is> definitely the last  -top. I'll retire here."  Starting in Saskatchewan, he  irecords service in Banff Springs  Hotel in 1933, then Calgary, Edmonton, Trail, Vancouver, and  on the Island." The last two shops  before going on his own were  the Rogers Building Shop, on  <Grranvrlley Street, and the Service Shop on Dunsmuir Street.  UNION SHOP  Proud of His union shop, Mr.  Hermistan and his wife admitted to a query that they are  considering' a beauty parlor in  addition to the men's side, but  indicated they would not be in  that business for some time.  ^sk fpr Suggestions  Fear Missing  Fisherman May  Have Drowned  PENDER HARBOUR ��� Fears  that Ted Johnson, cod fisherman of New Westminster, met  his death by drowning last  weekend were expressed here  when his boat, "Elma" was  found deserted off the east end  of -Thprmanby Island early on  Sunday  morning.  Johnson was last seen Saturday, March 31 at 1:15 .p.m. between Thormanby and Texada  Islands. His friend, Angus  Johnson, no: relation, became  worried when he could not find  Ted's boat and notified the  fishery patrol.  ,. A patrol launch found the deserted boat Sunday morning.  Apparently the man lost his  balance and fell overboard. The  boat was towed to Vancouver  by Atlin Post.  Wilfred Lowdell  Leaves Port Mellon  PORT MELLON���After five  years of service as scaler for  the Sorg Pulp Company, Wilfred O. Lowdell is leaving to  work in Vancouver.  Thanks are due Mr. Lowdell  for his untiring efforts and devotion toward making Port  Mellon a happier place in which  A Norseman supply plane skims low over two snowmobiles in this picture  of part of the "Muskox" expedition.  Veterans' Land  Supervisor at  Gibsons Landing  A Bargain!  ���A PARAGRAPH appeared m  y the March 22 issue of the  NTews regarding a guard rail on  he stern of the "Commuter"  operated by the Howe Sound  transport.  In an interview with  ���Gordon Gallentine previous to  the publication of the above  mentioned issue, representatives  of the News found that he and  his partner, George Frith, more  than welcomed any . suggestion  ;hat would help to improve the  service. The matter of a guard  rail had been under consideration by them and other safety  features as well. These have  been ordered from the builders,  for delivery as soon as possible.  BOAT IS SAFE  It is a well known fact that  the boats owned by the Howe  Bound Transport have been designed for great strength, safe  and speedy travelling. Their  particular design permits them  to drive through rough seas in  safety and comfort where other  boats may fear to go.  CARELESS PASSENGERS  One of the continuous worries of the management are the  careless passengers who are  oyer anxious to get on or off  and leap before the boat has  properly docked or been tied  up. Many of the new safety  features are being introduced  beciause of such carelessness. It  has been found that the Howe  Sound Transport will introduce  anything , reasonable for the  added comfort of their passengers.  arid emergencyycommittee^ vice-  president of Local 297v_BPS &  BMW, all of which offices Mr.  Lowdell held for nearly five  years.  ��� A stag party was held by local executive officers at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. S. Cum-  mings, Wednesday, March 2,7,  and an enjoyable time was had  by all. After the presentation  of a gift "the boys" wished him  good luck. We shall feel the loss  of such an enthusiastic worker  and friend.  Nigeria for a Pen  TALES OF the wonders of the new world���the ease of  travel and the generosity of its inhabitants���have been  grossly exaggerated if the requests of a Powell River girl's  __     penpal in Nigeria are to be taken seriously.  |||����|p|j^^ ^i^lieldu. by, request),. one  GIVE CONCERT  Virgel Lane and his band  gave a concert in the Sechelt  pavilion last Sunday. Due to  the short notice given, attendance was small.  Ay silver collection was taken,  the proceeds being donated to  charity.  Are Sentenced  AtSecMi  AMONG the several cases tried  before the magistrate at Sechelt Thursday, March 28, were  two juvenile cases. The first  was a youth of 16 who was sentenced to a long sentence in  the boys' industrial school for  stealing a number of things  which included automobile tires  and batteries. Through the efforts of Constable Aylward of  the Provincial Police he was  identified through his finger  prints as the one who was connected with the breaking and  entering the Union Steamship  tea-room ad the Government  Telegraph service office in Sechelt. It is thought that these  charges will not be pressed  against him. The sentence is  likely to be four to six years.  The second youth charged in  court was the one connected  with the Peterson case at Gibson's- Landing. He is only 13  years  of age but was  charged  can not get true: land value for  their money, is-:to wait a, while,"  stated Mr. Wood, assistant supervisor of the soldier settlement board, located in Vancouver, Nwho was on a visit to Gibsons and Grantham's Landing  last week.  "Who knows what the conditions may be five years from,  now? Yet the benefits available  to ex-servicemen will be, the  same then as now���and their  money may be worth a whole  lot more," Mr. Wood continued.  BOARD'S PURPOSE  Summarizing, he pointed out  that the purpose of the board  was to establish or settle ex-  servicemen on the land when  they expressed a desire to go to  it. Thus the board was not allowed under present policies to  put men into homes on less than  a half-acre, and had found that  many who had taken that minimum were anxious now to get  adjoining property to increase  their acreage. The board preferred to see men on a tract of  several acres so that more agricultural land will be developed.  "But," he pointed out, 'we  must keep in mind that B. C.  was not intended as an agricultural province, therefore we do  not encourage wheat farms in  the" midst of Okanagan's orchards, nor strawberry farras on  mountain tops. We must put our  limited agricultural develop -  ments on to what there is of B.  C.'s agricultural ground."  CONTACT LEGION  Ex-servicemen interested in  the land proposition are invited  to write the department, whose  district office is in New West-  A. Bodurrin of ll;Scriki Street, Lagos, Nigeria, writes:  "Having got your.name and address by a friend of  mine in Lagos3. I like to correspond with you. My Description are as followed:���I am an African, with light Black  hair light brown complexion. I am attend Olowogbowo High  School Lagos. My hobbies are stamp collector, and old  knives, by your reply I want you to send me your picture.  In Lagos My father have many farms. We have crops:���  palm oil, kernels, Mongro, etc. I want you to do this work  for me. by going to T. Eaton C. Moncton Canada and get  me his catalogue and send it to me, and I want you to send  me a fountlain Pen etc. If you send them to me I will be very  happy and send everything from Nigeria to you. Don't  delay because delay is dangerous/"  ��  with stealing from the principal minster, or contact their Legion  in the Gibson's Landing school secretary, who will have the in-  and giving it to Peterson.   He formation.  was  let  off  with  a  suspended Briefly, a man obtains up to  sentence. $6,000 for land and buildings, of  which  $1200  may be  used for  equipment. *  THREE METHODS  There are three classes of  holding grants near the waterfront, for their permanent home  in off-season times.  "Fishermen need not get the  full half-acre, provided fishing  is their only occupation, but so  far they are the only exceptions.  They need only buy enough on  which to build a home."  Only cash requirement is a  10% deposit on the total of the  investment. If continued as per  the schedule, the veteran repays  only about two-thirds of the  money borrowed���the balance is  a gift from the government.  Overseas veterans are eligible,  as are pensioners, as well as any  man who has served 12 months  in the active forces, whether in  or out of Canada.  holdings���the large holding, in  which an experienced farmer  may set up on his own, borrowing up" to the $6,000 mark at low  rates and well amortized.  Secondly, a man may obtain a  small holding (not less than a  half-acre, if he already has a  job, for the^ purpose of sideline  farming.  Fishermen may obtain small-  GARDEN BAY  At 8.00 p.m. on March 28, 1946,  Alii Armas Slatey and Jean  Murdock, both of Pender Harbour, were united in marriage  at St. Mary's Chapel, Garden  Bay.  The chapel was beautifully  decorated for the occasion, under the supervision of Miss Collins. Rev. Heber Greene officiated at the ceremony.  Romona Jackson, th six-year-  old child from Sechelt who was  admitted to St. Mary's recently  suffering from severe burns,  was transferred this week to St.  Paul's   Hospital,   Vancouver.  Born at St. Mary's Hospital,  Garden Bay, to Mr. and Mrs.  Harry Billingsley of Sechelt, a  daughter, on March 26, 1946.  The baby weighed seven lb.,  13 ounces. Both are progressing  favourably. ��� ���  Divine service was conducted  at St. Mary's Chapel on Sunday  March 31 by Rev. Heber Greene. Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, April:5/,1946  wg__syg  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!  FOR SALE OR TRADE  WATERFRONT     property     a t  Pender Harbour for property at  Westview. Ernie Rosenau, West-  view, B. C. 30  WEDDING   STATIONERY  Engraved or standard wedding invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake  boxes, complete with cards, 95c  dozen. The Coast .News, Halfmoon Bay, B.C. ,  PICTURE   FRAMING  Send your enlargements, photos, certificates to us for expert  framing at low cost. Prices before job is done, if you wish.  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  GUERNSEY bull, 15 months  old, young Guernsey cow due  to freshen June 1. Good milker.  Apply J. J- Sutherland, Halfmoon Bay.  WE  BUY  AND  SELL���  Rifles and shotguns bought  and sold also all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools,  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B.C.  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.  Coast News subscriptions -���  $2.50 per year. See your community correspondent.  Of the 35 persons disembarking from Saturday's boat, the  following were noted: H. W.  Aggett, Mr. Brookman, Mr.  Wright, R. O. Bromley, Bill  Begg, L. Booth, Mrs. A. Gibbons,  Miss A. B. Davis, A. Innes, Miss  Lorraine and Miss Wilma Ross,  R. F. Whitaker.  .   *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Buckley,'of Vancouver, were week-end guests  at the home of MrsT Buckley's  mother, Mrs.  G. Reid.  *    *    *  by G. C, Davis Bay  Davis Bay, in its changeable  way,  Is quite a likeable place,  As it sits in the curve of  a wooded shore.  With the setting sun in its face.  * sfc *fc ���  The Pacific, of which it forms  a part,  Is mighty, and known to fame  As the very essence of gentle art  ���But often belies its name.  * *    *  When the sou-easters roar on  a troubled shore,  And the white crests mount  on  high,  The seagulls scream, like a  troubled dream,  As they circle an angry sky.  The Islands of Trail bear  the brunt of the gale,  With their massive bulwarks  of rock,  And geyser-like upthrusts  reach for the sky,  As the waves react to the shock.  * *    *  FOR SALE  WE HAVE waterfront property    Full many a tug-man, with  32  FOR SALE  A REAL bargain, 160 acres with  one room cabin, small clearing, near main highway, %-  lime to stores, post office and  Halfmoon Bay wharf. Apply  E. Pearson, Halfmoon Bay or  Consolidated Brokers Ltd., 942  West Pender St. Vancouver.    32  HELP   WANTED  GIRL CLERK, store experience  essential.     Apply    Pieper's  Store, Irvine's Landing, Pender  Harbour. 1  FOR SALE  DRAGSAW with extra 4-horse-  power motor, three blades  five six and seven feet. Can be  seen at Erick Knudson's shoemaker, Sechelt. 33  FOR SALE  COMBINATION sawing and  logging outfit, 42-in. circulator high speed steel blade, 500-  ft. %-in. cable (plough steel  special) powered by 65 Chrysler  motor, all on skids 16 ft. long.  Complete with swing saw frame,  56 ft. of 6-ply rubber none-slip  belt, 500 ft. % guy line cable.  Cecil Monk,   Gibson's  Landing.  from Gibsons Landing to  Pender Harbour. E. W. Parr  Pearson, representing Consolidated Brokers, 942 West Pender  St.,  Vancouver. tfn  FOR. SALE  1931 FORD Fordor sedan, reasonable.   V. F. Dunn, Sechelt.  32  FOR SALE  ONE 1,500-gal? steel tank, $100.  Charles Sundquist, Kleindale,  Pender Harbour. 32  FOF1 SALE  WOMAN'S    bicycle    for    sale.  Reasonable.   V. F. Dunn, Sechelt. 1  "                  "WANTED  ONE   wardrobe  trunk  in  good  condition.    Phone   after   6, at  8636. ���' '    1  NOTICE  COMING EVENT ��� A Whist  Drive sponsored by the  Sechelt United P.T.A. will be  held in the Legion Hall Friday,  April 12, at 8 P.M. Prizes and  refreshments are included. 1  ___      _       LQST ������  ONE SPRAY,pump and gal. jar  of Isol disinfectant. Was  thrown on local incinerator by  mistake. Anyone finding same  communicate with Mackenzie's  Ltd.,  Squamish. 32  SHOP by MAIL  from  Stores  Powell River, B. C.  The" north coast's Most Modern Department Store  cumbersome   boom,  Bless these islands, whose  shelter they seek,  And ride out the storm, safe  from all harm,  While the elements rage  o'er the deep.  When the sun shines again,   V  they go on their way  O'er the placid waters of.  Davis Bay.  At night, they continue their'  snail-like pace,  While their rainbow Mghts  shine with fairy grace  It is then that the salmon leap  and cavort,  Giving the angler rare good  sport,  With the joy of every fisherman  keen  In landing this prize in silvery  sheen.  *    *    *  'Neath the quiet charm of a soft  summer   shy, <?  When the. days are warm, and  the sun rides high,  The tides run low, the sandbars  show,  Giving a .glimpse of sea-life  ;below, where the wealth  of shellfish He.  'Tis a good place to live in,  'long Davis Bay,  A grand place for peace, and  rest,  But we must admit, we catch  it a bit,  When the wind veers 'round  to the west.  Possible Fatality-  Is Averted at  Egmont  EGMONT���A���_ mis-fctep iwhich  might have'vended fatally occurred at the Egmont store  float March 23, when Leonard  Silvey stepped from a boat-  deck to a boom log, but failed  to notice in the darkness that  the boat was not close'in. He  missed the log and went down  between it and the boat.  Fortunately help was close at  han dand he was soon safe on  the float., Mr. Charles Phillips  was able to pull the lad to safety.  THE LOWER part of Sechelt  peninsula is now associated  more with men of peace than  men o'f war���our information is  limited to the Dutchman who  saw his parents in the old land  of "Scheldt's" and said 'Sechelt',  meaning literally, sea shells.  But the good fathers of the  Mission might help us out in the  matter of Indian names. The old  timers at Half Moon Bay may  come to qur rescue and tell us  whether its significance is wet  or dry.  Behind Half Moon Bay is Mt.  Halloweil    (3890   feet),   named  atfer  one  of  Nelson's   captains  who,  it  is  stated,   "fearing the  effect of all the praise and flattery layished on his chief (Lord  Nelson after    victory    on    the  Nile)     determined    to    remind  him  that  he  was  mortal"  and  sent him some months after the  victory a coffin with  a signed  certificate pasted on the bottom  saying that "every part of this  coffin is made of the wood and  iron of L'Orient, most of which  was picked up by His Majesty's  ship under my command in the  Bay of Aboukir." He wrote (and  vnote that there was no such a  thing   as   an   anonymous   letter  with  men  of  this  breed)   "My  Lord, herewith I send you a coffin made  of part  of L'Orient's  mainmast,   that. when  you  are  tired  of this  life  you  may  be  buried in one of your own trophies; but may that period be  far distant is the sincere wish of  your obedient and much obliged  servant,  Ben  Halloweil."  TEXADA AND LASQUETI  Behind Texada is Lasqueti  Island, named for the Spanish  explorer Narvaez in 1791 in the  Eliza expedition from . Noptka. ;  Pender Harboiir caiis up the"  name of Richard's successor.  Malaspina     Strait     is   Eliza's.  Spanish   chart   covers   Vancouver's Strait of Sengia. Vancouver   reduced   it   to   its   present  limitation. ���  Before, concluding this introduction to Jervis Inlet, let, me  quote    Walkar's    reference    to  Capt.   Pender.  Pender  Harbour  was named "after Daniel Pender,  master,  Royal  Navy,  who  arrived on this coast as second  master of HM surveying vessel  Plumper, 9 November, 1857. He "  was promoted to master 21 June  1859  and on the death of Mr.  Bull iri November 1860 succeeded him as master of the Plum-*  per.   Transferred  January  1861  to the Hecate, successor to the  Plumper in the survey of this  coast. At the closing of the Hecate's  commission early in 1863  Pender was placed in command  of the Beaver, hired from the  Hudson's Bay Company and he  carried   on   the   hydrbgraphical  work with great zeal until November  1870, when the survey  terminated.     Capt.   Pender,   on  returning  to  England   in   1871,  was engaged for many years in  the   hydrographic   office,   London, latterly as assistant hydro-  grapher.  The Pende'rs,  a west-  of-England family, have been  in the naval service for several  generations. . J  On the change in 1867 to ex-<  ecutive names in the navigating  branch of the Royal Navy, Pender   was   appointed   navigat  lieutenant; staff commander oi  new  year's  day,   1869;   captain]  retired, 25 "June 1884; died 18911  TO BE CONTINUED  SECHELT  Alice A. French  Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Evans ar?  up from Vancouver to open u.]  their cottage, and expect to r. '  in most of the summer at Se^  chelt.  Mr., and Mrs. Andrew Laugh]  lin arrived for a few days at S  chelt and will open their co  tage at Easter, when they e  pect to have some of their fa  ily at Sechelt with them.  *-*���'*.  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lee ai<  living   at   Gibsons   Landing  c  account of the shortage of hou;  ing at Sechelt. Mr. Lee is th  newly-appointed   lineman     f<  the government telegraphs, a  is working in conjunction wi  the office at Sechelt.  Mr.    Johnny    Robertson*  Cumberland, B. C, is relievii  Mr. Brooker as telegraph opej  ator; and is the guest of Mr. ai  Mrs. W .J. Mayne, at "Glend*  lough."  *  Mr. Jim McNeil, chief line]  man for the government tel  graphs, is here on a tour of i!  spection regarding, the propos  construction b^'perriianentlin  throughout the whole distri  He is also a guest at "Glend  lough."  The English Air  Cooled Engines  Are Better  see  Wally Graham  Gibson *s   Landing  irs to.*.  ��� Typewriters  ��� Adding Machines  ��� All Business  Machines  Coast News Ltd.  FOR  SALE  *H,BIM*,"H***��*HM��Wm___M-M______M*  Turkey Pouflfs and Eggs  for delivery in April, May and June.  Up to 300 Weekly  ..,,". J. J. aijMje  WILSON CREEK Friday, April 5, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Page Three  Prizes for Costumes  PREPARATIONS for a monster parade to take place on the  afternoon of April 26 at Powell River and Westview,  when the B.P.O. Elks' annual Sulphur Gulch celebration  rolls into town, are underway now with a host of feature  attractions being arranged. Also taking part in the parade  will be the Queen, her hand-    ~ :   maidens and a band. __________________________________  PRIZE FOR COSTUMES  A  Sulphur  Gulch  announcement   stated   that   $50   in   cash  prizes   will   be   given   for   the  \ best costumes.   To   the   person  ? whose costume portrays a charT  acter of the year 1846 most authentically,   will   go  the   grand  i. prize. A prize will also be given  ' for the most humorous costume.  It is  stipulated,  however,  that  ���the costumes be home-made and  must be worn both nights.  An announcement in this issue contains specific details about . the contest.  ,    ELSA BERG LEADS  The Queen Contest is well under way, with Elsa Berg of  Lund having' a slight edge on  the other two contestants; Anita  Culos and Aldeane Snyder.  Residents are urged to purchase tickets on the contest early  and avoid forgetting to get in  the opportunity to suppor their  ��hoice for queen. The contest  clses April 20 at 6 p.m.  Additional awards amounting  to $250.00 will be presented to  holders of tickets on the final  night of the celebration, April  27.  L  MacLeod Bros.  GENERAL STORE  PENDER,HARBOUR  I DRY GOODS  > GROCERIES AND  MEATS  > FISHING SUPPLIES  > HOME OIL AGENT  > INDEPENDENT  FISH BUYERS  PICTURE SHOW  GIBSON'S HALL  Every Week.  Watch for the  Posters!   Shorts,  News,   and  Feature Photoplay  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  '������..'  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  MEET YOUR FRIENDS  AT ,  Wakefield Inn  ;���'  ���  SPECIAL BUS  Every Saturday Night  Leaves Gibson's ~- 61:30! pin.  Leaves Wakefield���11:00 p.m.  PORT MELLON  By Mrs. F. Facei  The weekly bridge Club was  held at the home of Mrs. Rhodes  when, on behalf of the Club,  Mrs. McGill presented Mrs.  Lowdell with a gift on her departure for Vancouver.  * *    *���  Twenty-six boys and girls of  Grades five and six of Mount  Pleasant school, Vancouver,  spent the day at Port Mellon,  making a tour of the mill. The  Port Mellon school children entertained them.  * *    *  The sawmill h,as again resumed operations after being  shut down for nearly three  months due to shortage of logs.  The pulp mill provided work for  the men temporarily unemployed.  *.   *    *���  Sharon Davis was hostess to  12 tiny boys and girls on her  fifth birthday, March 23rd. The  afternoon was spent in games. A  delightful lunch was served, including favors for all.  Mr. J. Badrock, New Westminster, has arrived in Port  Mellon to spend a few weeks  with his daughter, Mrs. A, Greg-  gain.   ���"������:''"    ���?.���-���������*���.������;-������������    --'������- :���:;���>"-<  * *      *  Miss Walker has again resumed her teaching after her  recent absence due to illness.  * *    *  News has been received in  Port Mellon of the sudden passing of Mr. Stoliker at Chilli-  wack on March 17. An employee of the Sorg Pulp Company  for a number of years, his sudden passing saddens , all those  who came in contact with him.  Mr. Stoliker was an active  member of the'AARA and he  coached the boys and girls basketball teams. In any community activity he was ever willing  to help. He also served as the  chairman of the local CCF club.  Bereaved are his wife and fam- '  ily, in Chilliwack.  r  -I  Bay Cafe  SHORT ORDERS  DINNERS  WEEKDAYS:  11 A.M. to 12 midhite  SUNDAYS-:   ���  11 A.M. to 5 P:M.  TS^^nM^HERE*  ewesf V.C.  Was Brother  Of P.R. Man  GREAT surprise was expressed  by STarold Osborn here when  he learned that his brother,  CSM John Robert Osborn had  been posthumously awarded a  Victoria Cross for bravery at  Hong Kong. Harold, who resides  at Westview, told the News he  had not seen his brother since  1928 and that when he heard of  his heroic death in Hong Kong  he thought the chapter was  closed.  FATHER OF FIVE  CSM  Osborn,   father  of five  children,   who   had   railroaded,  ' farmed,  and been  on relief in  Western    Canada,      stubbornly  rallied his doughty company for  a last-ditch stand on December 19, 1941. Time and again he  picked up flying Jap grenades  being hurled at his position and  threw them back at the enemy  with a reckless disregard for his  own safety.  Finally a grenade fell too far  away and he had only time to  smother it. It exploded just as  he covered it and he was killed.  His body stopped the flying  shrapnel from seriously wounding any of his companions.  MORE  NEWSPRINT  Canadian   newsprint   produc-  ion to date this year is higher  than   anticipated   only    a   few  months   ago,   and   estimates   of  output for the year have been  upped, reports the Financial  Post.  The industry has been fortunate in getting some new machines, and as a result, January  production totalled 328,414 tons,  close to 91% of capacity. This  rate continued during February.  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  ' it RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it General Electric APPLIANCES:  Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DOR AN 5 FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  BRITISH COLUMBIA AGRICULTURE, GREAT IN WAR,  MUST BE GREATER STILL IN PEACE  No praise could be too high for the farmers and gardeners of  British Columbia in regard to their successful efforts in  increasing agricultural production during the war years. Now a  new world-wide emergency has arisen and it becomes necessary  to make another appeal.  0  ���  ���  This appeal is made to everyone who can add to our production  of vegetables, fruits and other crops���from farmers and  orchardists to the owner of the smallest home garden plot. The  entire world is tragically short of food. Canada, already exporting prodigious quantities of agricultural products, must send still  more to those in dire need.  Canada's Government has already issued an appeal for more  gardens. Householders throughout B.C. are urged to plant  vegetable gardens this year on a scale equal to or even greater  than wartime. You are asked to "dig against famine" as the  people of Britain are doing. Buy British Columbia seed, which  is unsurpassed in the world���plant your garden now and produce  all you can.  FOOD WON THE WAR . . . FOOD WILL WIN THE PEACE!  tun ii/n i! i:  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS      ���     VICTORIA, B. C.  Honourable Frank Putnam, Minister.  83 Canadian Pacific Railway Phottf  ON FAREWELL TOUR: The Earl of Athlone, Governor General  of Canada, and Princess Alice, who will be returning to England this  Spring, said goodbye to citizens of Quebec and Ontario during a farewell tour. Above, they are pictured in their car on arrival at the  Windsor Station in Montreal on February 6 for a twio-day stay.  Personality Sketches  PEOPLE YOU KNOW  Sam and John Topham, Gibsons Landing's only twin boys,  enlisted in the Canadian Army  in 1940. Sam joined the 5th  Motorcycle Regiment, and John  the Canadian Scottish.  Later they both transferred to  the Armoured Corps, in which  they served in England and saw  action in Italy and in western'  Europe. After more than five  years' continuous service, during which the brothers rarely  saw each other, they returned  home aboard the same boat in  time to spend Christmas with  their   mother.  John is engaged in logging  and in cutting pulpwood, and  Sam, working at present on a  tug-boat, plans to erect his own  greenhouses in Gibsons.  BILL SKELLETT  BILL SKELLETT joined the  RCNR on February 17, 1940.  Folio wing his training, he was  allocated to HMCS Prince Robert, and while on this ship, a  former Can- 'inn National passenger vessel, he visited practically all the major ports of the  Allied world. He was with a  landing craft on D-day on the  Normandy coast.  Bill was discharged from the  service on September 19, 1945,  and is at present employed on  the Burns & Jackson booming  grounds at Plumper Cove.  TOPHAM  TWINS  DICK  KLINE  DICK KLINE entered the RC  AF in December, 1941, by way  of Edmonton Manning Pool. He  trained for aircrew, took his initial training at Edmonton, elementary at High River, and service flying at Calgary, graduating with his commission in February, 1943, From then until the  war's end he instructed at Brandon, Manitoba.  Following his discharge, he  purchased Wakefield Inn, of  which he has been proprietor  since July, 1945.  A Place I Like to Buy From"  Whitaker's  Trading Post  General Merchants  DAVIS BAY WILSON CREEK  POLITICAL differences seem so tremendously important at times, but when the  shadow of death falls across the path,  they seem of such triviality as to make us  wonder why they ever were allowed any  part in the daily thought. The passing of  Royal Letherington Maitland K.C., attorney-general and leader of the Conservative party, brings this thought to the  minds of many of our readers, and into  sharp relief the fact that the Province  has lost one of its ablest administrators.  "Pat" Maitland was a good friend to  this newspaper, as were many of his colleagues on all sides of the political world.  We can pay him no more sincere tribute  than in the words of his pastor:  ''Eloquent in his speech, popular, gifted  in his profession and in public affairs, the  Honorable Mr, Maitland's claim upon our  respect and affection is, nevertheless, not  of these. The.sheer worth of the man is  With us. ... His gsiiety was notable, his  courage conspicuous, with a sportsmanship early trained in lacrosse, developed  in politics, sorely tried in bereavement  when he lost to the war a beloved "son.  at  'Of his affections and his piety one  speaks softly. These are not for public  handling.  "His home knows a story that is sacred  with memories not to be shared, but his  multitude of friends also found the warm  quality of the man's'heart.  "Underneath all were the hidden fortunes of his faith, simply and sincerely  represented. .  ��  A Raw Deal  THERE CAN be no disguising the fact that  resentment is running high in Mackenzie riding following Herbert Anscorrib's announcement that only $22,000 had been set aside for  road construction and road improvement in this  section of the province. When he announced  in his budget address that, the government was  going to embark on a $22,850,000 road program  the general feeling in this riding was that at  last we would be getting some of our just  deserts.  For years now we have been paying into  the provincial treasury a sum approximately  just double what we have been receiving in  the form of appropriations. During the war  years it was to be expected that labor and material shortages would cut down on any possible  benefits we might receive, but with the war  over and with such a large sum set asjde for  roads, it was only reasonable to expect that we  would get  "something for our money."  It was with this in mind that the Powell River  District Board of Trade recently went to a lot,  of trouble to prepare a brief for the honorable  minister's consideration. After quoting government'figures to show the long-standing inequalities in the matter of collections and appropriations in this riding, the brief respectfully suggested that a largely-increased road appropriation was in order.  What then, was the Board's surprise to receive, after a few perfuctory acknowledgements, a letter from Mr. Anscomb containing  not only an implicit denial of the government's  own figures, but also a querulous reminder that  there were other parts of he province besides  Mackenzie to be looked after. ������'[  If the honorable minister failed to make this  last statement sufficiently clear in his letter,  the list of appropriations as released last week  should leave no doubt in the minds of the tax-  pawers as to what he meant. v  We do not say he is just showing us where  we get off but we do think we have been given  a pretty raw deal.  i  1  .��  The Proofreader        Getting Out a Paper  There's a man who must decipher  All; the squiggly words;*w&; write;   ���# 'y .r'j;  Air the pothooks, all the corkscrews  In each sentence indite.  If the printer cannot read'em,  If from sense they seem aloof,  Someone else takes* on the struggle-  It's  the  man  who  reads  the  proof.  He, when "lino' makes an error,  Must  detect that  error,  too;  For compositors are human  And they err as humans do.  If they make an "ever" "never,"  If they set a "loss" as "toss,"  He who reads the proof must catch it,  Oh  he'll  "catch  it'  from  the  boss.  They who write are also human,  Make mistakes, but, oh my, my!  Seeing wrong things in the paper,  "'Twas the proofreader," they cry.  Blame the printer?   Blame the reader?  Blame the writer, too?   Poof, Poof!  Writer's ne'er the guilty party���  'Tis the man who reads the proof.  Hail, then, scapegoat!   You who save us  From the blunders that we make!  Never praised for that, but ever  Blamed for every least mistake.  Here's a toast that's seldom honored���  Rise and drink,  each writer goof:  Health, long life, and dreamless slumber  To the man who reads the proof.  ���Toronto Star.  Bible Reading  THIS is a faithful saying, and worthy of all  acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the  world to save sinners; of Whom I am chief.  Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that  in me first Jesus Christ mignt show forth all  long-suffering, for a pattern to them which  should hereafter believe on Him life everlasting. Now unto the King eternal, immortal,  invisible, the only wise God, be honour and  glory for ever and ever.  Amen.   I. TIM 15-17.  Because of an oversight, the Navy had to  transfer by special tide a hole located in the  corner of some Connecticut property it was  selling. It is understood nobdy went in the hole  on this deal.  The newspapers are advertising ��new lawn  mowers for sale afc^O apiece. This is not price  cutting, but a .price for cutting.  TIIE MAN who picks up the paper published  ��� >" %i& h^me'^ anU  says, "Nothing in it," is by no means a rare bird.  He lives in every town. As a rule, he reads all  the papers regularly. He never misses an issue  if he can help it. Some even prefer to borrow  a copy and thus save five cents. That class is  not above  explaining just how he'd run the  paper. Nine times out of ten he knows nothing  about getting out a newspaper. It's curious, but  true, that the general run of mankind cherish  illusions that there is no line of business that's  easier than publishing a newspaper. As a matter'  of fact, it's one of the hardest. Some peopley  cling to the idea that putting a '-piece" in the  paper costs nothing, or next to nothing. They  overlook the fact that every line that is published represents so much invested capital, so  much labor, so much time, so much expense.  Printing a paper nowadays costs real money.  Machinery and maintenance of same cost. Ink  and paper cost. Setting the type, running the  press, making up the forms, doing the liuhdred  and one odd jobs around an office, cost. Getting  out a paper, no matter how small, means ever-^  lasting vigilance, judgment, 'discretion,  an acquaintance  with  everybody,  mechanical  skill,  a thick skin, a level head, muscular legs   the  patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon, and  the faculty of smiling when you don't feel that  way.  i  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���President  E. W. Parr Pearson���Sec.-Treas.  A FREE PRESS IS THE PRIVILEGE  OF A FREE COUNTRY Friday, April 5, 1946   ���  our Million  s Objective in  ppea  Anglican    clergy   throughout  the diocese of New Westminster  ; now ' engaged   in   the   spiritual  aspect of the Anglican Advance  Appeal for the purpose  of arousing a greater interest in, and  support    of,  the    work    of the  Church.  As part of the appeal,  1 which has a two-fold objective,  the clergy and laymen are now  ; visiting the homes of all parishioners to make a record and expend an invitation to take a more  j active interest in the work and  ^activities of their own Church.  [Members of families are also be-  Iing invited to strengthen their  spiritual lh:e by attending at  fteast one of the services on each  'Sunday during Lent and on Easter day. The challenge to active  (membership in one or more of  the fellowship and work groups  }i the Church is being presented as part of the appeal, which  aims at strengthening the  church also by inviting anyone  who wishes to offer their services in the ministry, in summer  aravan work teaching, nursing  br overseas evangelistic teaching, medical or nursing work.  The program of spiritual ad-  /ance over the first four months  s_ this year is the first phase of  a plan laid down for the next  wo or three years.  To strengthen the church's resources, in the prosecution of  'ts religious programme, a na-  ionwide campaign to raise $4,  $00,000 will be conducted next  nonth.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B, C.  orweomn  Page Five  e-Uni  Master of S.S. Lutz and Seattle Man  Hold Powell River Get-Together  CAPTAIN SKELDING  Trans-Canada Air Lines pilot,  who was elected president of the  Canadian Airlines Pilots' Association at the annual meeting  of the organization in Winnipeg. The Canadian organization  is affiliated with the British ^and  United States Association and  represents all commercial transport pilots in Canada. On his  election, Captain Skelding said,  "The policy of employing R.C.A.F. pilots by the air lines of  Canada is heartily endorsed by  the Canadian Airlines Pilots'  Association. A splendid spirit of  fellowship exists between the  professional air lines pilots and  these veteran R.C.A.F. airmen  in assisting them in their transition from military to commercial flying."  Coal mine deaths totaled 1,034  in 1945, or 17 per cent fewer  than were reported in the same  months of 1944, says the National  Safety  Council.  A happy re-union of two brothers took place in Powell River  last week when Captain Holm  Brynildsen, master of the Norwegian freighter S. S. Lutz, and  Abraham Andersen of Seattle,  met for the first time in 37  years.  Captain Brynildsen, who had  two ships torpedoed under him  in the recent war, was in Powell  River.with a cargo of sulphur  from Galveston, Texas, while his  his brother "Abe" made the  journey here from Seattle together with his wife and daughter, Mrs. Lillian Christoffersen,  in order the hold the re-union.  SEA-DOG  A typical old "sea dog", Captain Brynildsen had many tales  to relate concerning his adventures on the briny deep, but it  was the two torpedoings that  interested   your   reporter   most.  Coming at the height of German U-boat activities on this  side of the Atlantic, the first occurred some 300 miles from Bermuda and in this one, the Captain escaped without serious injury. In the second, however, he  was not quite so fortunate.       ,  Steaming along in the dead of  night,' about 100 miles off the  coast of Florida, Captain Bryn-  ildsen's ship was suddenly torpedoed   without   warning.   The  V  andmark Gone  of  4  By Margaret Allen  Well, the, Old Red School-  louse, a land-mark of Sechelt  JTest, has gone the way of all  [esh.   Instead  of  turning  into  ust, it has turned to kindling.  JIaybe it was an eyesore to  bme, but to many it had plea-  ant memories. True it had no  Srmnasium,    light,     plumbing,  ansportation, and a lot of other  hings, nothing but their lead  ienciis, and the courage and  ortitude, of teachers, who had  p walk through the trails to  ;et there.      ��  The pioneers built it, with  irhai volunteer help there was.  'here was little money then. It  pst the tax-payers nothing,  fupils of the school are taking  heir place in the world, with  iupils from different schools,  nd seem to be doing very well.  At one time the janitor got  ive dollars a month. One month-  le got $5.50. At the annual  ichool  meeting  someone tasked  what the 50 cents was for, and  it was explained, it was cleaning out-houses.  There was no such thing, as  other expenses, it had to be  itemized even to a stamp. A  new pupil had quite a time. He  had to be initiated by the rest  and if he passed the acid test he  was one of them. From it we  could take a lesson. Be patient,  wise, courageous too. God has  work for all to do.  Instead of holding what seed-  ings^down to 23 Vz million acres,  iri accordance with federal recommendations accepted at the  Dominion-provincial agricultural conference last December,  western farmers may add five  million more acres to that total  in 1946, reports The Financial  Post.  Formerly, wheat seeding was  checked by fear of over-production above market demand.  What Is the P.T;A.?  What is the Sechelt United  P.T.A. and what is it doing you  may ask.  The P.T.A. is an organization working for the welfare of  every child in the community.  To do this members are needed, not just parents, but anyone that is interested in the  welfare of children.  Attend one of our meetings  as a visitor and you will find  it worth your while to become  a member.  Support the Parent Teacher  association and you are helping  the children.  Member Assails  Liquor Laws  Thank You!  We wish to thank the many people on Sechelt  "Peninsula and especially Mrs. Frederickson of  Sechelt Inn, H. W. Brooker, Ernie Pearson and  the Union Steamship Company for their kind  assistance and co-operation given us during our  recent visit ta Sechelt.   ;  VIRGEL LANE  ... and Members of His Dance Band  British Columbia's liquor laws  took a severe chastizing in the  legislature last week when Herbert Gargrave, member for this  riding, ridiculed the present system of sale of hard liquor. He  asserted that young people  "think it's very clever to buy a  bottle."  Claiming that people looked  only for an evening's sociability  in beer parlours, the member  urged that a plebiscite for the  sale of beer and wines in restaurants be held and that the government take over the brewing  and distilling industries. Mr.  Gargrave also urged that, if this  were done, a campaign for the  exercise of moderation be also  undertaken.  A gentleman on the highways  always tips his headlights, the  National Safety Council says.  Pedestrian deaths in? 1945  numbered 11,200���14 percent  higher than in 1944, also states  the  Safety Council.  captain himself, was blown  from the boat deck to the main  deck���a considerable distance���  and sustained severe injuries,  among them five broken ribs  and a badly battered face.  It was soon realized that the  ship would have io be abandoned and the crew members,  after launching two lifeboats,  jumped into the water. In the  inky darkness, it was impossible  io see anything, but each crew  member had been provided with  a whistle similar to those used  by traffic policemen in the larger cities, and attracted the  lifeboats io himself by continually blowing his whistle.  Despite ��� his whistle, Captain  Brynildsen had to swim about  for nearly three hours before  being picked up. His only com-  . panion in this ordeal was his  dog which had somehow managed to find him. in spite of all  the confusion. The dog fought  gamely for its life but the raging  seas were more than a match  for it and it sank after about  one hour.  SIGHTED KEY WEST  After three hours of struggle  to keep afloat, Capt. Brynildsen  was finally picked up by one  of the lifeboats, but for another  53 hours he and his crew members had to battle mountainous  waves before sighting Key  West, one of the islands of the  Florida chain. At last .they  reached port, and were quickly  taken td the U:S. Navy hospital  to recuperate.  None the worse for wear, the  captain is now looking forward  to a   visit   to   his   home   near  Oslo���"the first in eight years".  Second-best in his list of 'com-  ing events' is the prospect of a  new ship. His present command,  the "Lutz" will ply the Powell  River-San    Francisco    run   for  about three months, after which  it will be replaced with a brand  new 3,500 ton vessel���with Captain Brynildsen at the helm.  ROBERTS CREEK  A. N. COTTON, Correspondent  MISS LILLIAN Kirkland and  brother John were home over  the weekend visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Kirkland.  This was the first time that the  Kirkland family were all home  together since John returned  from overseas.  Miss Pat Ewart, Miss Vera  Harris and Miss Joy Thompson  spent the weekend at the summer home of Miss Ewart's aunt,  Mrs. A. Ewart. It must be  spring.  * *    *  Mrs. C. White, mother of Mrs.  Gordon Reeves, is reported to  been in hospital in Vancouver  suffering from pneumonia. Mrs.  White is a former resident of  Roberts Creek. We sincerely  hope she has a speedy recovery.  * *    *  The Sechelt Badminton club  visited the Roberts Creek club  on March 27. The Sechelt club  brought 14 players down. It  seems the Roberts Creek club  won. The inter-club play has  been very entertainable during  the winer. I^etfs hope they  continue during the next season.  "A City Sings," latest National Film Board release in the  Canada Carries On series, tells  the story of the Winnipeg Musical Festival, largest of its kind  in the British  Commonwealth.  "  Selma Park  Shop  Hairdressing  tS  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  %Sfr  j.    Phone for Appointments  STAN'S BARBER  SHOP  Gibson's Landing  32 Years Experience  Gibson's Only Full Time  Barber  ��� UNION SHOP  j        ���    ���, Children 35c  j   Haircut 50c Shave 25c  M��MM  EXPERT WATCH REPAIRS  Also Clocks, Jewelery, Etc.  Workmanship guaranteed.  Moderate charges. Returned  by registered mail 3 days  after received.   Mail to:  1031   Robson  St.,   Vancouver  LEIPPI'S JEWELERY  r  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  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  Building Problems  Solved  Buy a  "LOXTAVE"  HOUSE  NO  DOMINION LICENSE  REQUIRED  No waiting for materials. Ask  the man who owns one. Your  order shipped complete in  less than two weeks. The  most sturdily constructed  home on the market. See one  at Trail Bay, Sechelt: "Wood-  haven Cottage".  Summer Camps  Utility Buildings  and  Garages  Designs, Plans and Prices  mailed to prospective customers, on request:  Write to  H. E. Wood  Sechelt  Local Agent for  Loxlave Prefabricated  Buildings Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  -Friday, April 5, 1946  Thomas  General  Merchant  e-*_��  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAY  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  PRETTY WEDDING  I  dceiy-zviuraocK  oiemnize  Rite  28  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER HARBOUR  TOWING  AND  CHARTER  SERVICE  Operated   By  W. H. HEARD  PENDER HARBOUR  A WEDDING of wide interest  was held in . St. Mary's chapel  on Thursday, March 28, at eight  o'clock. Jean Gwendolyn Murdock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  R. D. Murdock of Pender Harbor became the bride of Mr.  Ollie Peter Slatey, son of Mr.  and Mrs. Peter Slatey of Egmont, B. C.  The brdie wore a full length  gown of white lace net over taffeta with fitted bodice and full  skirt with three deep flounces.  The only ornament worn was a  pendant belonging to the bride's  mother. The fingertip veil was  held in place by a Mary Queen  of Scots cap trimmed with orange blossoms which was worn  by the bride's mother at her  wedding.  BRIDAL BOUQUET  The bridal bouquet' consisted  of white carnations and American Beauty roses.  The bride's going away costume was" a turquoise wool  crepe dress trimmed with white  silk braid and topped by a  brown fur coat and sequin trimmed brown hat with veil.  Mr. R. D. Murdock, father of  the bride, gave her away at the  ceremony conducted by Rev.  Heber Green.  FLOWER GIRL  Diane Davis, aged four, was  the charming little flower girl  dressed with bonnet of lace.  She carried a colonial bouquet.  The matron of honor, Mrs. E.  H. Gezanson of Vancouver wore  a pale blue taffeta floor-length  gown   with   fitted   lace   bodice  gloves and tiny hat of blue and  and her accessories were pink  pink ribbon. She carried a bouquet of pink and rose carnations.  The best man, William R.  Murdock, was the brother of the  bride, and the usher, Mr. Victor  Slatey was the brother of the  groom. Mr. Leonard Hambley  was organist and played for the  vocal soloist, Mr. A. R. Dingham  who sang "O Promise Me".  Following the wedding a reception attended by over 200  friends and / relatives of the  young couple, was held in the  Irvine's Landing hall which was  beautifully decorated in pink,  white and blue color theme.  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Mr. Gargrave was speaking  in the Legislature on the Sloan  Report and government plans  for the forest industries.  Recommending the inauguration of state forestry, Mr. Gargrave made it quite plain that  he had no faith in the desire of  logging companies to perpetuate  the forests. Only through state  forestry could the forest be  saved for the people of British  Columbia, he  said.  Mr. Gargrave contended that  the $350,000 to be spent on forest protection this year should  be matched by at least an equal  amount from the industry.  EXAMINES  BUDGET  . The member for this riding  examined the provincial budget  in detail. He foresaw trouble  ahead when provincial income  returns to normal and expenditures cannot be reduced to meej;  the reduction in revenue. In  1939, which he believed was a  normal year, the provincial income was ten millions less than  that expected in 1946;  "I am not sure that I agree  with either the Premier or the  leader of our group (Harold  Which) in not accepting the  fixed figure (of $18,000;000 annually) from thfr Dominion  Government, and holding out  for a return to the percentage  basis."  Jim Rennie, Correspondent  Fire! Fire! Fire! Grantham's  now has a first-class fire engine  and 2,000 feet of hose. We'now  want a fire brigade . . . What  about it, boys? The third fire is  not always a lucky one.  *���    *    *  ���  Mrs. H. D. Bertwell and her  grandson, Barry Bertwell, are  enjoying a visit here from faraway Edmonton, as the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. Pateman, who  is Barry's great-grandmother.  *    *    *  Mrs. Chambers spent a few,  pleasant* days in Vancouver last  week.  Mr. and Mrs. George Bur-  nell, of Vancouver, and lately  of Calgary, were the guests of  Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rennie. Mr.  Burnell, who is assistant superintendent of the Soldier Settlement Board, was. greatly pleased  at the beauty of our district.  *-   *    *  Mrs. Montgomery, of Montreal, t was the guest of Mr. and  Mrs. Farrow. While passing thru  Vancouver, she found car conductors and others shy and rather short in answering informative questions. Wake up, Vancouver! Tourists want to be  treated as friends and welcome  guests!  ,  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. William Bonksj  of Lighnabruich had the misfortune of having their Vancouver home ransacked. The yeggs  who seemed to want mostly  cash, were satisfied with stealing a string of pearls and Mrs.  Banks'  engagement ring.  * *    *  Mr. Robert Banks and his  friend, Mr. T. Cullinarie, B.A.,  spent the week-end with the  former's parents; Mr; Cullinane  sferyed in the navy jahd latterly ?  in the Canadian Scottish Regiment; his home is in Rossland.  - *    *    *  Mr. Douglas, representative  for Leckie shoe firm, is spending  a well-earned holiday with his  family here.  *.-*.,*���  Mr. and Mrs. George Bell,  who are the new owners of  'Westward Ho', are here on holidays.  . *.. .���#���   .���'���������  Mrs. Conkey spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Lowes.  ��� *-   ���..   *..   .  Mr. Carr spent the week-end  with his    family    at 'Carnegie  Hall.'  * ���������'"*.-....'.���.  Mr. Dexter spent a week-end  batching at his summer home at  the Landing.  Week-end visitors at Soames'  Point were Miss Rachel Henderson and Miss Grace Jamieson.  Mrs. Millburn has returned  from Vancouver after a pleasant two-week's holiday.  * *    *  Mrs. Fred* Soames celebrated  her birthday with he sister, Mrs.  May, at Lulu Island. It was a  dual affair, as it was also the  latter's birthday. Congratulations!  * *    *  ��Miss Howard, who is the sister of Mrs. Lang, has taken up  residence at Soames' Point.  * *    *  Residents are kindly requested, when putting out rat-nip, to  keep it under cover where cats  cannot come into contact with  it. One pet cat was found on the  road, in agony and in a dying  condition.  * *    *  Mrs. Tom Allan has returned  from the city after a pleasant  week's rest and holiday.  During the past year the art  department of the National Film  Board has provided newspapers  with illustrations on subjects of  national importance such as rationing, and the prevention of  iflatio.   ...,-.  ��_*'��'  �� FRESH   MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  ��� SHELL OIL  ��� FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  i.\  Will Scott  TRANSFER  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON RAY  ;l  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems!  # it- *T  [IMPERIAI  OGMIP  ESSO GASOLINE  MARY-LUBE 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       v  Irvine's Landing  Pender Harbour  Cook, Volen  & CO. Lid-  Gibsons Landing  SAW MILLING  and LUMBER  Drop in to see us  regarding your  LUMBER  REQUIREMENTS  j; Also if you have any  logs for sale���"any  quantity." Friday, April 5, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  Provincial Paragraphs  FROM THE B.C. WEEKLIES  SALMON ARM  Two women who had imbibed  not wisely but too well paid for  their fun after they ran afoul  of the law. Arrested by the Salmon Arm provincial police, they  spent the night in the city bastille. Then they appeared in  police court, and each was assessed a fine of $30 and costs.  The fines were paid and the two  celebrants left the courtroom,  poorer, sadder, but no doubt  wiser.  DUNCAN  Miss G. M. Grant, Miss June  Nicholson and Mrs. C. South, all  of Duncan, were taken to Duncan Hospital shortly after 11:30  p.m. on Saturday suffering from  injuries received when automobile in which they were passengers was struck by another car  two, miles east of Lake Cow-  ichan and hurled off the road  and crashed into a log.  ALBERNI  Despite desperate efforts to  rescue them, two Indian lads  Wickham Tom, 19, and Cecil  Touche, 20, were drowned at the  .  ANTS IN YOUR  PANTRY  need attention this summer.  Place your orders for ant and  general insect extermination  with J. Craigen, general delivery, Gibson's Landing P.O.  Rates and information on  request.  WYNGAERT'S  Cash and Carry  GROCERY  GIBSON'S  LANDING  '���.������..  Lowest Price in the District  New Location below Howe  Sound United School  T R. GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  * GIBSON'S LANDING  General Trucking  and Fuel  mouth of Ucluelet harbor, close^  the George Fraser Island, when  their dug-out canoe was caught  in heavy seas.  CRESTON  R. Bevan, hearing a noise in  his hen-house recently made an  investigation and found a police-  dog trying to molest the chickens. The dog on seeing Mr.  Bevin, attacked with the latter  suffering from several reported  gashes.  COURTENAY  At its meeting on Monday  night the Courtenay City Council set its tax rate at the highest point in its history���40 mills.  It was made up as follows:  General, 1946, 18%; 1945, YlVz\  school, 1946, 21%, 1945, 20V2.  Previously to setting the rate  txie council had had two special  meetings, Thursday and Tuesday night of last week, whittling  down the estimates.  Our Children  THERE ARE    tricks    in every  trade, and quite a few that are  helpful to parents:  The day came when Johnny  said he was going to run away.  "I'm sorry," said his mother,  "we'll miss you, but if that is  ,what you want to do come along  and I will find a suitcase and  help you pack it."  The suitcase was packed, with  comments from mother such as  "Don't forget to put on an extra  sweater as it will be cold if you  have to sleep outside." And "I'll  put in a few cookies in case you  don't have any supper, but I  don't know what you will do for  breakfast."  .Eventually Johnny was .escorted out the door where mother  kissed him and said "Goodbye���  and don't forget��� if you ever  want to come home again we  will be. very glad to see you."  Johnny never went farther  than the garden gate, where he  sat forlornly on his suitcase for  some time^���after much deep  thought - he returned to the  house and said to mother, rather sheepishly, "I don't think I  am going to run away after all."  EARLY WAKENING  When Johnny wakes up much  too early in the morning and  disturbs the rest of the family���  set the alarm clock for a reasonable hour and tell him that he  is going to stay in bed and be  quiet until he hears the bell  ringing. He will most likely  stop waking up so early when  he knows that nothing is going  to happen until the alarm rings.  If Johnny is slow about eating  his meals, place the clock in  front of him, allot sufficient  time for him to eat his meal  without too much hurry, and  then tell him that when the big  hand reaches a certain figure he  is to be finished���if not, the food  is removed and he is allowed no  more until next meal time.  Send your problems to this.  column, and we will do our best  to help you.  Sound-  t  Please note that you can still travel without making  reservations, provided there is space. There are five to  fifteen "rush' seats on each trip. BUT, we recommend  reservations for your own convenience, to avoid any  ,.possibility of last minute disappointment.  MRS. W. D. GILBERT  Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wheeler  announce the arrival of a baby  brother for Diana. The baby,  Stephen Frank, was born in. St.  Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, on  March 27.  * *    *  Mr. T. Spirle and Mr. J. Kel-  tos, both of Selma Park, are at  present working on the addition  being made to the Sechelt United School. The new room was  brought in sections from the old  school house at West Sechelt,  and is being erected as a separate structure at the rear of the  present building.  * *    *  Mr. Eric Smith, who has been  staying with Mr. and Mrs. W. J.  Scott, has joined Mr. Scott anc?  his partner, Mr. C. E. Holburg,  in their independent logging activities on Sechelt Inlet.  * *    *  Mr. Basil Nicholson, who recently received his discharge  from the navy, has joined the  staff of the B. C. Power Commission.  sis *        #  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Neal and  family have returned to their  home in North Vancouver.  PENDER   HARBOUR  Mrs. Little, Correspondent  THE CANADIAN Legion Post  No. 112 held a "games night" in  the Irvine's Landing hall Saturday, March 30. Among the "different games ere horse-racing,  bingo, crown and anchor, grab  bag, roulette, and other games.  Hot dogs were served throughout the evening. Legionaires  report the evening a financial  success and patrons reported, a ��  very good time.   '  * *    *  The department of public  works vessel "Walrondo", Capt.  McElroy of Vancouver in command, called into the harbor  March 26 on its way north.  *       *       He  Calm weather kept the tugs  moving toward Vancouver although  several  called  into  the  harbor for supplies.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kuchinka  of St. Vincent's Bay returned on  March 30 from a short trip in  Vancouver.  * *    #  Mr.     Thomas    Matier,    well -  known coastal mining man called into Pender Harbour on his  way   to   Vancouver   from   Lasqueti Island.  * *    *  Mrs. Norman Klein and son,  Gordon, of Nelson Island and  Pender Harbour returned March  26 from Vancouver.  EGMONT  . Mr. W. Griffith made a trip to  the city recently. He is a veteran of the first war, and is still  'paying the price.' We wish him  better days.  *  Lillian, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. George Vaughan, was married on March 5th to Mr. H. C.  Tobias.- The couple will make  their home in Portland, Oregon.  The bride served some three  years in the RCAF.  *    *    #  Regular monthly meeting of  the Board of Directors of the  Egmont and District Credit Union was held on March 20 at the  home of Mr.W. R. Griffith. A  joint meeting of the board and  committees will be held on April 20th.  Daugliier-itt-Law  Is Met in City  By Mrs. L. Ross  MRS. L. ROSS went ot Vancouver at the end of the month  to meet her new daughter-in-  law, Mrs. Ivan Ross, an English  war bride. Mrs. Ivan Ross, a  Londoner, sailed for Canada on  the Aquitania with 1,200 other  war brides with a complement  of a hundred children. They  arrived in Halifax on March 2  and Mrs. Ross has nothing but  the highest praise for the reception they received there, and  mentioned the kindness and  service of the Red Cross in particular.  SHORT VISIT  Mrs. Ross managed only a  short visit with her husband  who is attending the university  in Saskatoon, as he had been  unable to find housing accommodation, but is looking forward to a more permanent reunion when her husband .returns  to   the   coast   at   Easter.    Mrs.  Ross has had many amusing experiences   with   unfamiliar   Canadian expressions.   Before she  sailed for Canada her husband  wrote that he had been unable  to   find   a   house   and   that   he  thought   they   would   have   to,  take   up   light   housekeeping���  Mrs.   Ross   immediately   got   a  map to  look up places  on the  prairies  where  there  might be  light houses!  RETIRED   CARRIAGES  She   also,   received   a   lettter  from a baby carriage firm advertising that they retired baby  carriages ��� to her this meant  that they would retire i.e. retiring on the old age pension���as  in England it would have been  spelled "retyre".  We were very  glad to hear that in spite of all  the  horrible  weather  we  have  been having Mrs. Ross was fortunate enough to choose a sunny  day for docking in Halifax and  arriving both in Vancouver and  Selma Park.  Your local merchant has everything you need���why not shop  around?  Sunset Hardware  GIBSON'S  LANDING  We Have a Full Line of  PLUMBING SUPPLIES  Order Tour  FRIGIDAIRES  BEATTY WASHERS  WESTINGHOUSE  ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES  From Us Now!  Agents for  CLARE JEWEL STOVES  RENEWAL  UNEMPLOYM  INSURANCE  To All Employers:  AH Unemployment Insurance Books for the year  ending March 31st, 1946, must be exchanged for  new books.  Kindly communicate immediately with your nearest  National Employment Service Office if you have not  already exchanged your employees' books.  jC  X  There are severe penalties for  failing to make Unemployment  Insurance contributions for  your insured employees and for  failure to renew the Insurance  Books as required.  To All Employees:  If you are an insured person protect your benefit  rights by seeing that your Insurance Book has  been exchanged.  UNEMPLOYMENT INSU]  COMMISSION  I^BS  UIC���2W Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, April 5, 1946  Joint Birthday  Party at Home  Mrs. W. Thomas  On Friday afternoon, March  29, a joint birthday party was  held at the home of Mrs. W.  Thomas, Brackendale, by the  mothers of Dallas McLaughlin,  8, Sandra McLoughlin, 4, Wendy Thomas, 6, and Wilma De-  Beck, 6.  Guests present were Barry  and Ricky Barreau, Lome and  Eileen Crocker, Edith Olsen,  Teddy Thorne, Barbara Mae De-  Beck, Inez and Norman Stauf-  fer, Michael Thomas, Harvey  and Lucille Trudeau, Gweneth  Judd.  Amid much noise a very hilarious afternoon was spent. Refreshments were served by Mrs.  W. Thomas, Mrs. D. DeBeck and  Mrs. G. McLoughlin.  Military Whist  Entertainment  In Parish Hall  Tuesday   evening,   March   26,  members   of   MacKenzie's   staff  entertained a number of friends,  and relatives at military whist'  in the parish hall.  There were  63 present. Members of the winning table were:   Mrs. I. MacDonald,  Mr.   C.  Harrison,  Mrs.  E. Machin and Mr. Ronnie Mc-  Cormack. The consolation prize  went   to   Miss   Elva   Markham,  Mr. and Mrs. E. Carson and Mr.  A. Fraser.  Refreshments were served by  the staff, after which a short  sing-song was enjoyed, then a  dance which lasted until midnight.  Squamish Defeats  Woodfibre Cagers  THURSDAY evening, Woodfibre basketball team visited  Squamish for a second time this  season. Although the score was  45-20 for Squamish, the game  was highly exciting all the way  through.  This was the last game of the  season, so the local athletes are  turning their thought to soft-  ball, which will start as soon' as  possible.  r  Enjoy Good Food at a  Good Place to Eat  Waltz-Inn Cafe  SQUAMISH  IMPERIAL GAS  STATION  LUBRICATING OIL  FIRE INSURANCE  F. B. SCOTT  Squamish  Mrs. Ellen Harley  Correspondent  Friday evening the local orchestra held its second dance in  the PGE hall, where there was  a good crowd in attendance.  * *    *  On Friday evening, Mr. W.  Seymour was honored with a  dinner party at his home on the  occasion of his 68th birthday.  Besides the members of his immediate family other guests included Mrs. Alex MacDonald,  and Norma, and Mr. Les Armstrong.  * *    *  Mrs. W. Price and son Gary  pf Vancouver, aire visiting the  former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.  F. Julien.  * *    *   .  Mrs. W. Maskin of Vancouver  was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. C.  Harrison for a few days last  week.  RETIRES AFTER 27 YEARS  *   *  *  Miss Dorothy Seymour is convalescing at home, from rheumatic fever.  5*  Miss Ruth Carson is visiting  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.  Carson. She has just returned  from spending the ��� winter with  her aunt in Toronto.  *  *  Mr. D. M. Jamieson and Mr.  A. Larson, of Melfort, Sask.,  paid a short visit to the home of  Mr.   and   Mrs.   C.   Nygard  last  week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. Hendrickson  have as guests this week the  latter's * parents, Mr. and Mrs.  E. A. Edwards of New Westminster.  * *    *  Miss Adeline Sobotka, of Lillooet, is visiting her brother-in-  law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. R.  Watson.  * *    *  Sunday afternoon Mr. D. McLaughlin, teacher in charge of  grades 6, 7 and 8, took nineteen  members of his class on a bicycle  ride  along  the  Britannia  Road.  * *    *  Mrs. O. Kittringham, of Alta  Lake, spent the week-end as the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Brunt-  jen. Sunday evening Mr. Meyers, of New Brigden, Sask., also  paid a surprise visit to the same  home.  * *    *  Mrs. S. Cumming returned  Saturday from Williams Lake,  where she went to attend the  funeral of her brother-in-law,  Mr. E. Kenvick, who was accidentally killed on March 23  while falling a tree. The tree  fell on him, crushing the skull  and causing instant death.  *���.*"���  Mrs. C. Tatlow, Who underwent an operation on Friday, is  progressing favorably in Vancouver General hospital.  -'������������  Mr. W. S. Stathers is spending  a few days in Vancouver this  week.  * ���    *  Dallos McLaughlin is atend-  ing school in New Westminster  and was home for the week-end  last week.  * *    *  Squamish has been quite a  busy    place    these    days    with  linilllBllilWIIIHIHIBi  B  Squamish's  Modern Service  arwoo  THURSDAY, March 28, was the  occasion of the second smoker  to be held this season by Local  109 of the Canadian Legion^  Although Charlie Oldershaw  and his accordion were not in  attendance as on the previous  occasion, the members passed a  very pleasant evening. It was  probably the last event of this  nature until the next winter  season. -  During the evening Mr. Wood,  rehabilitation and vocational  guidance officer, gave a brief  address to the gathering, expressing his desire and willingness  to assist veterans in any matter  witriin his field.  If opportunity permits, he  will address the regular monthly meeting on May 7.  COO  A BANQUET was held March 31 at the residential school,  Sechelt, B. C, in honor of Mr. F. J. C. Ball, Indian agent  for this district, who is retiring after 27 years service in  the Indian department.  Dinner was served by the girls of the school who  certainly did a real good job and looked splendid in the        Rev. Father Dunlop, principal  of the school, spoke to the children and guests on the activities  of Mr. Ball while he was Indian  agent, and also of his activities  as a soldier during the Boer  War and the First World War.  Father Dunlop mentioned the?  good feeling between his school  and Mr. Ball and how any and  all requests were speedily granted if in reason.  WILL RETURN  rTTATU TF FHwardq and familv m victoria, jviarcn io in con- In a short address of reply,  ��ot VancouvSis vlftinl his nection with the U.B.G. War Mr. Ball said he had enjoye*  sister,   Mrs.  B, Mills,  here  for    Memonal ,C*S?S,__.S_??��: ���  ^T^^S^^T  HALF MOON BAY  W.  Sutherland,  Correspondent  Premier Hart  Hears Students  On Fund  THREE student representatives  of the University of British  Columbia held an informal interview with Premier John Hart  in Victoria, March 15 in connection   with   the   U.B.C.   War  TOILETRIES  COSMETICS  PRESCRIPTIONS  FOUNTAIN  several days. Mr. Edwards tried  his luck at fishing and pulled in  ' two choice spring salmon weighing about 22 pounds each.  *    *  Mr. W. -Meikle of Welcome  Beach celebrated his 75th birthday on Friday last. Still hale  and hearty, just to show how it  is  done,  he  went  out the  day  The delegates discussed" the  financial and educational aspects of the campaign in an informal session at the parliament  house.  In Vancouver recently, Dr. N.  A. M. MacKenzie pledged his  continued support of the student-alumni campaign.  He   pointed   out   that   every  before his birthday and hooked    dollar invested in the gym will  a  20-pound  spring salmon and    mean important and direct re-  he didn't let it get away either,    turns in terms of service to the  Mr. Meikle went to Vancouver    youth all over the province,  on   Sundav   for   several   dayfs        "This  gymnasium  will make  ment and a graduate course in  it possible to establish a depart-  physical  education  at  U.B.C.  "In addition it will help solve  the problem of delinquency b>  providing trained leadership,'*  he said.  visit.   This is his first visit to  town in several years.  * *    *  Mr. Al Baker of Buccaneer  Farm, Thromanby Island, visited Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Beasley on Sunday.  * *    *  Mrs. E. Warnock and young  daughter of Pender Harbour  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J..  Burrows. Mrs. Warnock is the  sister of the former.  Mr.  C. E. Barnhart who has  HANDLE ALL VETERANS'  AFFAIRS  Military pensions, Veterans'  Land Act and hospitals, insurance, gratuities and other services for ex-service personnel all  come under the Department of  Veterans'  Affairs the Financial  ment he received when he visited Sechelt, and it was a pleasure for him to come up to this  district during his term of of-.  fice to see the children and the  adults on' the reserve. Mr. Ball ^  said he would be living at Gib^  sons Landing and planned to often visit his many friends at Sechelt. ,. ~    j  Other speakers included Rev.1 ^  Father Campbell, Mr. Basil ;  Nicholson, and Mr. W. J. Mayne. \  Mr. Ball was presented with a ;  beautiful pen from the Boy.i  Scouts and a framed, hand- j  painted picture with the words j  "Should Auld Acquaintance Be j  Forgot" from the Girl Guides.  \  A concert was held iri honor |  of Mr. Ball'iS last official visit, j  which was a credit to the children, and which was enjoyed by  all present.  been working on his home site   *post points out in a news story  at Welcome Beach returned to  his home in Vancouver Sunday.  Canadian 'newsprint''' production, to-"date this year is higher'  than anticipated only a few  months ago, and estimates -of  output for the year have been  upped considerably, reports Th^J  Financial Post. *  ft  wmwm  Mrs. E. Lewis returned home  on Friday last after undergoing  a minor operation in St. Mary's  hospital, Garden Bay.  *    *    *  A small gathering of friends  paid Mr. nad Mrs. F. Claydon a  surprise visit March 28 in honor  of their 24th wedding anniversary.'  **���*���.  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. King are  living at Sechelt temporarily.  Mr. King is in the employe of  Crucil Logging Co. Ltd., Sechelt.  Mr. Gordon Mcintosh is another resident of Half Moon  Bay who made a trip to Vancouver. The first one in several  years. He returned home Saturday.; y.  house-moving. Mr. F. Wilson  has moved his house down to  the south end of town, and the  former gas .station of Mr,  F. Scott has been moved behind  the. MacKenzie store. Mr. Scott  is working on his new garage,  getting the ��� ground levelled in  preparation for the foundation.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Frew of New  Westminster were guests of  their daughter and son-in-law,  Const, and Mrs. A. Thompson, >  last week-end. .        \  Mr. and Mrs. R. Lamport returned Friday after spending a  week in Vancouver. Mr. Lam-,  port received his discharge from ,  the RCAF.  ������-������*��� ������*��� : *  Angus McCrae, jr., returned  home Monday, from overseas.  ... The Season When All Nature  Glows with New Life  . . .ITS TIME TO TUNE THE  SENSES AND ENJOY NATURE  MORE FULLY  Good Hearing  ���is just as essential as perfect vision���  Every7 phase of your social and business  life can be redoubled in enjoyment  when  defective  hearing  is  corrected.  We Will Re Giving  Audirneter Tests Free  in the  Sechelt Inn  April 13th, 14th and 15th  YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF  Arrange for a complete . hearing j analysis.  ' It places you under no obligation.  L  414 Birks Bldg.,  VANCOUVER

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