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Array r- "^s  ubbabv  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.  FTTB_,ZS��_-_>   B_"  THE   COAST  NEWS.   LIMITED  Business Offices Half Moon Bay, B. C.      National Advertising Office: Powell River, B.   C.  Vol. 1 ���No. 40  HALFMOON BAY, B. C.      Friday, June 14, 1946       5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  A UNIQUE Summer Conference  on community centres will be  held at the University of British  Columbia. from June 24th to  28th, it was announced today  from the President's office.  This is a follow-up of the  successful Community Centres  Institute held at the University  in January which was attended  by more thtan 120 leaders of  communiy activities in the province.  ������  Sponsored by the Department  of University Extension and  Social work, the conference has  been arranged by the Interim  Provincial Community centres  Committee.  Members of this committee  are Mr. J. H. Bayley, Port Al-  berni; Mrs. E. B. Clegg, Sechelt; Mr. W. R. McDougall,  North Vancouver, Mrs. E. C.  Peters, Victoria; Mr. Charles  Spencer, Kamloops; Mr. L. R.  Stephens, Kelowna. Mr. Gordon  Wilson of Vancouver is the convenor, and Miss Marjorie V.  Smith of the Extension Department, secretary.  Program for the five-day  conference includes lectures and  discussions of community centres leadership, leadership training, facilities, organization and  administration. *'T*I  Well-known leaders in social-  work, recreation and other  community affairs will take part  in the conferences  **�����'./* ���*."*��*.��3,_���;jmciut  ^��jt^LejBj;;?#^O^in��!4a  Disney Brothers  Arrive in New  Fish Boat  Frank Disney, in his new fish-  boat, the Sailor Lad, in company with his brother Cyril in  the Fraser Lad, arrived at Egmont last Saturday on their way  north to the fishing grounds at  Rivers Inlet. They will stay for  a few days with their sister and  her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Fred  McNutt.  The Sailor Lad is a new boat,  the result of four and a half  months' work by the two brothers, and it would do credit to  any pair of professionals. This  little ship is 34 feet in length,  with an overall beam of about  ten feet; she is powered b ya 15-  hOrsepower twin-cylinder Vivien gas engine. She is designed  to give the maximum comfort  inside and can be used for gill-  netting, long-lining or trolling,  and could do a fair job of packing if occasion demanded that.  Altogether this boat is a good  example of the trend in fishboat  design towards more safety by  greater size, more comfort, and  the inevitable result���better,  fishing.  Children Hold  Annual Picnic at  Halfmoon Bay  HALFMOON BAY���The child-  fen of Halfmoon Bay school  held their annual picnic Monday at Redroofs, and have Mr.  Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. Jackson of the Redroofs Trading Co.  to thank for their kindness in  helping to make the picnic a  success.  Some of the older childreri,  such as those who haven't seen  the inside of a school for the  last forty years, enjoyed themselves, too.  Urge Letters  Be Directed  Properly  sical-Education  and^Reete^  AN EVER increasing volume of  mail is being received by  D.V.A. offices in Vancouver and  Victoria and department officials  request that letters be marked  for the attention of the section  concerned to facilitate action.  Vancouver Rehabilitation center receives an average of 300  pieces of mail per day, in addi-  tion to regular application forms,  etc.  In_ future, those writing tq  D^A. are: asked; to indicate in;  SECOND BIRTHDAY  Credit Union  eady  SQUAMISH credit union building is now ready for occupancy. It is not finished but the  June Director's Mteeting wais  held there., on i% June 6th. When  directors and Officers also celebrated the 2nd birthday of our  Credit Union. Two year ago on  June 5th our Credit Union obtained it's charter. This was  commemorated with a cake and  two candles, and coffee served  by our lady officers. Afer two  year we can at least boast that  we have our own roof over our  head.  FINANCIAL STATEMENT  At the end of May a summary  of our financial position shows  the following.  Share capital subscribed and  paid up, $8,790. 75; share capital  withdrawn (since inceptin), $76-  1.00, total loans made to members, $15,525.00, cash on har>i  and in the bank, $1,030.00, victory bonds, $500.00, building  fund, $65.75.  Number of loans made to  members, 63; total membership,  107.  The secretary says: "You find  it very hard to save money these  days,, don't  you?   If you  don't  uilding  for Use  essnppery^ri _         atidh; MissyDonalda McRae, sec,  Group Work Division, Greater  Vancouver Welfare Council;  Dean Curtis, of the Faculty of  Law at U.B;C; Dr. Henrietta  Anderson, Provincial Normal  'School; and many others.  Among the out-of-town representatives who will take a lead  in the discussions are Mr. Donald Fprward, of the Prince Rupert Civic Centre, and Mr. Chas.  Spencer, of the Kamloops sports  centre.  : The>, cgnfergnce will be pf  value Ib^ali who are interested  in the leisure-time programs of  their community. In addition to  general sessions, covering basic  principles, there will be considerable time alloted to discussion in small groups. Individual  members will be given an opportunity to discuss their own  specific problems with others  who have had practical experience in the field.  The conference will conclude  with the presentation of the  draft constitution of the B. Q.  Communiy Centres association  for revision and adoption.  Application for attendance at  the cnference should be sent,  with registration fee of $2.00, to  the Director, Department of Un-  iyersiy Extension, U.B.C.  Out-of-town members may  secure accbmmbdation (room  and 2 meals) for approximately  510.00 for the week, in the hut  iormitories at University Camp,  Vcadia  Road.  HERE FROM EAST  HALFMOON BAY���MrfDo/1  M. Waterous, of Brantford,  )ntarib, was a visitor over the  Weekend holiday at the "^ee  >ine Knot", Redrooffs, which  s the summer home of Mr.and  /Lrs. George B. Simpson.  %F'��� ane% Mrs* RoberttEelfpi*&  and Mrs. G. Firilayson sponsored-  a large bridge party in aid of  St. Bart's Choir funds. Winners  for the evening were Mrs. Dixon, Miss J, Drummondv and the  consolation prizes were awarded to Mrs. M. E. Griff is and Mr.  W. Haley. Mr. Haley rnpved a  hearty vote of thanks to the  host and hostess for their kindness in opening their home for  a most enjoyable evening and  to the guests for their generous  response and interest in this  new group, formed last Easter.  Chimney Service  Offered at  Gibsons Landing  GIBSONS Landing���The West  Howe Sound Chimney Service  brings to Gibsons another enterprise to add to the grow4ng  list of businesses springing up  throughout the Peninsula. Cliff  Ladd ahd his partner, Lloyd  Poller, proprietors, arrive equipped to tackle any type of chimney problem anywhere from  Hopkins Landing to Pender  Harbour. Clif is by no means  a stranger here, and the West  Howe Sound Chimney Service  should be just as well-known  throughout the district soon.  to the medical  training, welfare or re-establishment credit divisions.  $100 on your Share account an&  $100 in your loan account. You  agree to pay us back the principal in 10 monthly installments  of $10 each, plus interest. 'rTow  then, at the end of 10 months  your loan is repaid, and you  have paid the Credit Union a  total of $5.50 in interest. However, your $100 saving has alsjo  . been working for you from the  day we entered it on your share  account. Let us say that we pay  you 3 percent on share as we  did last year. In ten months  therefore your share account has  earned $2.50. Beside, last year  we paid all borrows, a borrowers  refund of 8 percent on interest  paid, let us say that this year  that refund will not be less than  10 percent���10 percent of $5.50  is 55 cents. Add that to the interest on your share account and  you get a total of $3.05 which  your transaction has earned you.  O.K., take the $3.05 from the  $5.05 which you paid in interest  on your loan, and you find the  net cost of borrowing your  $100 and saving it in your share  account is only $2.45.  "However,   that   is   not   the  whole^ story.   The   minute  you  The .Ladies Auxiliary sponsored a cotton dance, Saturday  June 8. Although' the weather  rather discouraged the 'cotton'.  There was a good turnout and  everyone seemed to have a good  time. A pat on the back to the  ladies for another successful affair.  rainy dayT^Bixt here 3s;- where th  Credit Unionist has it over the  other fellow. Here is a plan  which at first sounds a little  silly, but which works fine and  gives you the opportunity to  save. Let us illustrate it with  the following -example: You  come to your Credit Union and  borrow $100.00 for the purpose  of saving that amount in your  share account. We give you a  cheque for $100. You endorse it,  and give it back to us. We enter  The ^Lindy Lou  ///  The Ladies Bridge Club hel��  their final party of the season on Wednesday, June 5. It  took the form of a mixed bridge  and although the turnout was  not large, only seven tables,  everybody reported a good  time. Doctor James won top  honors for the men while Mr.  E. Berg came second. Mrs. F.  Crocker, topped the ladies'  scores and Mrs. A Bennett won  second prize. So ladies of trie  Bridge Club, au re voir, until  next fall.  By JIM  RENNIE  GRANTHAM'S Landing���At the  mouth of Hopkins Greek there  is a boat in the stocks, she was  the Lindy-Loo and was as smart  a little Tug Boat as ever drew  water and could turn on a dime.  I saw her during the winter  stripped to the ribs, as time  and tide  and taken their toll.  She is owned by the Poole  Bros, and today she stands rebuilt and about ready for launching.  They took her, 120 h.p. engine  out, rigged a shed over it, installed a band saw, shaped a new  keel and steam plates and added 2& feet-to her stature and  with a brand new deck house  when she takes the water the  Zindy-Zoo won't know herself.  The long wet winter with the  scarcity of materials made the  job a heart break but she stands  today, credit to the boys who  love the sea and ships.  Custom has it that her name  will be changed���Why, 1 don't  know, but she will be the Zindy-  Zoo to those who knew her well.  Speaking of boats, The Patsy  tied up for a day and a night  at our float and displayed her  waves. Two young, ex-service  men have converted her into  a travelling store and sell everything from a needle to an anchor, as I have trouble with my  hair I asked for some hair nets,  that stumped them but they offered me a good brand of hair  restorer.  The third meniber of the crew  was a nice old salt in a blue  smock who is the cook and the  captain bold and the mate of  the Betsy too and before-meals  are served and the beds unrolled,  stows  the  goods  away  in  the hold.  * ���  *    *  The nice weather over the  holiday weekend was a pleasant  break for the Vancouver visitors who made their stay at  Grantham's. Among them were  our old friends Mr. and Mrs. Bill  Workman who were the guests  of Bill's mother at Chalford.  of   Life   Insurance;   Isn't   that  worth   something?   That is not  the whole story either, for you  will find that as long as you  leave the 100 bucks which you  saved in your share account you  continue to enjoy that same Life  Insurance at no further cost to  you. If this shouldn't be plain  to you, please get hold of one  of our Officers who will be glad  to explain this plan to you until  you do understand it. This plan  is  specially  adopted  to  people  generally pay their  obligations  promptly Tbut  fail  to  plan  for  regular  savings.   Come   around  and see us about this. We sure  like to talk business with you.  Here is an  opportunity for an  extensive field of service whereby   everyone   one   of   you   can  actively     build     your     Credit  Union,   and   the   Credit   Union  will build you."  "Use your Credit Union to  build your own prosperity."  STILL HERE  IT WAS recently brought to the  attention of The Coast News  that an item appearing on the  front page of the April 5 issue  announcing the opening of a  new barber shop in Gibsons  Landing was supposed to have  caused some of Wally Graham's  long-standing patrons to think  that he had closed his barbering  department.  We wish to assure all of Wal-  ly's patrons that he is still in  there manipulating his shears  and clippers. Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, June 14, 1946  tEhe (Boast K^tus  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions (same ad)  60c  Cxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with order.  Totices,  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  MISCELLANEOUS  SAWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled and sharpened,  scissors, shears and knives  ground. Apply W. W. Burroughs, Westview,  B.C. tf  WE  BUY  AND   SELL���  Rifles and shotguns bought  and sold also all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools,  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B.C.  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  faii.i ��� ������������������       i i     ���    I ��� .���,,,-,, ���    ���       .i      .LI-.-I��� ���  ��� �����  LEGAL  NOTICE  LAND ACT  Notice oi Intention to Ajjply  to Lease Land  In New Westminster Land  District Land Recording District of Vancouver, and situate  about 2Y2. miles North-West of  Sechelt, B.C., being part of D.L.  3824 and T.L. 10220P.  Take notice that I, Joseph J.  Stefanini of Vancouver, B. C,  occupation, Monument Manufacturer, intends to apply for  a lease of the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the South-West Corner being  5.00 Chains West of the South-  East Corner of D.L. 3824; thence  North 7.50 Chains; thence East  15.00 Chains; thence South 7.50  Chains; thence West 15.00  commencement and containing  Chains more or less to point of  11.25 acres, more or less.  JOSEPH J. STEFANINI,  per Frank D. Rice, Agent.  Dated April 30th, 1946. 40  CONNOR NU-WAY HAND  ^WASHERS $36, IN STOCK���  'Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madiera Park, Pender Harbour.  tf  RADIOS  1946 RADIOS in stock. Victor,  Marconi, Stromberg- Carlson,  Northern Electric, Stewart  Warner and General Electric.  Exide and Burgess Batteries,  C.C.M. Cycles, G i 1 s o n Gas  Washers. Authorized dealer,  Tommy Thomas, Pender Harbour, tfn  FOR SALE  1938 NASH car or will take  pickup or good boat hull in  trade. R. Williams, Pender Harbour. -  NOTICE  A GENER. ^ meeting of the  St. Mary's Hospital Society  will be held in the Pender Harbour Community Hall, Monday,  June 17, at 8 p.m. All those interested in the welfare of the  hospital are invited to attend.  NOTICE   OF   CANCELLATION  OF RESERVE  NOTICE is hereby given that the  Reserve.established under authority of Order-in-Couhcil No.  1653, approved December 9th,  1943, notice of which was published in the British Columbia  Gazette of December 16th, 1943,  is cancelled in so far as it relates to the following described  lands:  Lot 8 of Lot 904, Group 1, New  Westminster District, Plan 4213,  containing 8.26 acres.  Lots 1 and 2, Block 6, District  Lot 692, Group 1, New Westminster District, Plan 3633, containing 9.52 acres.  Lot. 1307, Range 1, Coast District, containing 124 acres.  H. CATHCART,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands  and Forest, Victoria, B. C.  May  8th,   1946.  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  NM_��-___��__��____������__a_*_*��_-_f*M*  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  Les Peterson, Correspondent.  An enjoyable 500 party was  held at the home of Mr. a fid  Mrs. W. Haley, North Road,  with Mrs. G. Finlayson as co-  hostess. The proceeds vjere in  aid of St. Barts Choir. Winners  for the evening were Mrs. I_.  Bartle, Mrs. R. S. Clarkson, and  consolation prizes went tp Mr.  Clarkson and Mrs." Finlayson.  ,  *    *    *  Happy birthday, to you, Mrs.  H. Bartle of North Road! Cards  were enjoyed at her party, and  refreshments served, with the  hostess cutting her birthday  cake.  * *    *  The study group of the W. I.  met at the home of Mrs. H.  Knight to continue their studies  on Citizenship and B. C. Laws.  * *    *  The Howe Sound W. I. will  hold its monthly meeting on.  Tuesday, June 18, at 2.30 at the  home of  president  Mrs.  Helen  Knight.  * *    *  The W. A. to St. Barts Church  met in the Parish Hall on Friday afternoon, when plans were  made to hold a garden party at  the home of Mr. ahd Mrs. C. P.  Smith, of Gibsons Village, on  Friday, July 12, weather permitting. This promises to be a  gala affair, and a cordial invitation is extended to everyone  to attend to enjoy tea in these  lovely gardens.  * *    *  Mrs. C. .��.. Berry of Victoria  has been the house guest of Mr.  and Mrs W. Haley of the North  Road Mrs. Berry was captivated by our Gibsons scenery, and  goes back to the island a keen  booster for this part of the.B.  C. coast.  * * *  The fickle finger of fate oh  Tuesday evening at length beckoned to the Sunset softball  team at Sechelt, leading them to  a 20-7 victory. Beating off the  combined attacks of loggers and  no-seeums, the Gibsons lads  won back at least a moducium  of whatever it was they lost at '  the first two meetings. With the  two teams attempting respectively to reclaim and to retain  their ephemeral ego, the next  rematch offers to be a vurrah  interesting game.  Impressive New  Weapons Shown  By U.S. Navy  THE UNITED States Navy last  week took the wraps off its  newest shooting irons in a demonstration of firepower directed by electronic brains. The array of guns and rocket launchers at the navy ordnance proving ground in Dahlgren, Va.,  ranged from wartime weapons  to newly-developed models still  largely hush-hush.  Pride of the proving grounds  appeared to be a three-inch  automatic-loading anti-aircraft  gun that threw a shell every  second, or twice as fast as a  hand-loaded gun.  Another impressive gun, discussed only guardedly, was a  three-inch, 70-calibre anti-aircraft gun. It was not fired. Discussed but not demonstrated was  a new rapid-fire turret, claimed  to make all present turrets obsolete. It houses three eight-  inch guns automatically-loaded,  directed and fired, without a  man in the turret.  The pelican uses his pouch  as a dip net for catching fish.  He stores nothing in it, but  swallows everything he catches.  Wally Graham, Correspondent  We are all very sorry to hear  of Jimmy Allen being so sick,  and in hospital in Vancouver.  We all hope to see him back on  the Landing again, fishing with  Mister Magee. Also we hope  Mr. Olsen will soon be his old  self again.  * *    *  Mrs. Bissett and Mrs. Cam-  bourne arrived back safe and  sound after a very strenuous,  day in town, minus the meat1  pies We hope Mrs. Bissett didn't hurt herself- when she fell  the other day.  * *    *  Also we welcome back Mrs.  Weldon to the Landing, after a  month in town, and Mr. and  Mrs.: Fletcher are also back, safe  and sound. It seems as thov_?%  all  the  Landing  have  been, to  town.  * *    *  The road up here is beginnry��  to  look  as  though  it  is  beitig  made into a dump heap.  Truck  loads of branches and roots are  being dumped every day on it.  This   is   very discouraging���*to  walk up such a lovely road and  then bump into this great pile  of roots and what-have-you.  ***  The thunderstorm the other  day played a freak trick up in  our backyard. The lightning  found its way through a large  clump of trees and struck one/.of  the farthest ones from the group  ���it split right up the center and  now it is leaning across the road,  held up by an alder on the opposite side of the road.  * *    *  The wet weather this week  will probably keep away the  greater portion of the weekend  visitors to * Hopkins, but one  never��knows.  * *    *  The road up here has been  graded at last, thank you very  much, gentlemen of the public  works department.  SECHELT  Mr.  and Mrs. A.  A.  Cawley  spent a few days visiting Mrs.  R. S. Hackett while Mr. Hackett  was in Vancouver.  *    *    *  Among visitors to Vancouver |  last week were: Mr. and Mrs. R. j  Hutton   with   their   small   son, ]  Mrs     Jerry    Lemieux,     Miss  Yvonne   Brooker, . Miss   Rose- i  marie Knightall, Mr. W. Cramer* .  WYNGAERT'S  Cash and Carry  GROCERY  GIBSON'S LANDING  Lowest Price in the District  ��� ' ���  New Location below Howe  Sound United School  �����  PHYSIOTHERAPISTS  AND MASSAGE  PRACTITIONERS ACT  NOTICE is hereby given, that under the  Provisions of the Physiotherapists and  Massage Practitioners Act, being* Chapter 59  of the Statutes of B. C, 1946, Parts, I, II, and  HI, persons to whom this Act applies are  required to make written application to the  Provincial Secretary at Victoria, to be registered, before the 1st day of July, 19^6. Applications are to be accompanied by supporting  documents of qualification and the required  fee. Members of His Majesty's Forces or of  any of the Forces of an ally of His Majesty  to whom this Act applies may make application to register within six months of the  commencement of this Act, which was on the  11th day of April, 1946, or within six months  of the day of their discharge, whichever date  is later.  :G. S. PEARSON,  Provincial Secretary.  Provincial Secretary's Department,  Victoria, B. C. >���"' Friday, June 14, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  Page Three  By H. W. BROOKER  RESULTS of the executive community centre are now beginning to show. After thorough  preparation and plenty of  ground work the S.C.C. is proving what it set out to do. Though  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  POOOOOQOOQOOQOOOQOQQQQOO  For more than 50 years,  UNION has served the  coastal communities of  British Columbia with passenger and. freight  transportation.  *  Daily sailings to Howe  Sound or Gulf Coast  points via Union ships  as per schedule. [Regular  and special trips via  Howe Sound Ferries departing from Whytecliffe  or Fisherman's Cove.  SECHELT STORE  A good supply of general  merchandise always Sn  stock. Rennie's, Brack-  man-ker's garden seeds.  Window glass cut to  order.  SECHELT INN  Excellent Dining Room-  Tea Rooms, soft drinks,  light snacks. Roller skating Rink, Friday evenings. 7-11 p.m.���Dancing,  Shows at the Pavilion.  *  For information, call or  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett at  Sechelt Store, or Union  Steamships, Vancouver.  ��..#>*  mmm  GQgPOOQOO90Q��QCi&QOS3OBO��0@  its   efforts   Sechelt   can   now  point with pride to.  The live wire troop of boy  scouts who go under the name  of the Eagle patrol. The scouts  are anxiously awaiting their  order for neckerchiefs colored  light blue, and are busy preparing for their first examination for which successful candidate will receive the tenderfoot  badge.  The wolf cubs are another  keen group of youngsters. We  expect to see some very inter-  teresting results from their  training shortly. Hre is a grand  chance for your boys to become  members of really worthwhile  active organizations. See that  they join the scouts or cubs.  Another achievement of the  S.C.C. is the newly formed Teen  Towners. Particulars of this  group appear elsewhere in this  issue.  However, I would like to say  a few words in connection with  the Teen Town meeting.  The eagerness displayed by  the Teen agers to form a spec#l  club of their own proved to the  executive members of the S.C.C.  that this group is surely going  places. The boys and girls conducted themselves ' admirably  and were a credit to the homes'  from which they came. Those  of us who had the privilege of  attending the happy meeting  were fully convinced that the  Teen agers of Sechelt and Wilson Creek are going to do things  in the future, and be a real credit to the communities they represent. '  Through the efforts of Mrs.  Fredrickson, manageress of the  Sechelt Inn, this meeting could  not help but turn out successful.  The ' use of the smart lounge  room for the meeting, the pop,  cake and cookies, and the general feeling of welcome given  everyone, created a lasting impression upon us all.  To such a busy person who  still can find time to jgive the  Teen Towners such a delightful  evening, we say, thank you Mrs.  Fredrickson for being such an  excellent hostess. Such assistance will long, be remembered.  All these splendid movements  are made possible by ccViSsfen-  tious citizens who have become  members of the S.C.C. Have you  obtained your membership card  yet? Do you belong to the S.C.C.  If you are a member you may  well be proud, of the fact that  you are taking a sincere interest in your community.  The river Neva, site of  Leningrad, is ice-bound for six  months in the year.  PREVENT  FOREST FIRES2  CAMPERS  Build your camp fire on clear  rock or earth���away from brush  or trees-���Keep It Low! . .  Drown your fire when through  ���r-stir and sift the ashes with  ybur hands. If no water is handy���Bury the fire with moist  sand or earth���leave is possible  fire!  >  SMOKERS  Hold that match until it feels  cold���even then pinch it���to be  sure it's out.  Crush out that cigarette end, -  that cigar���your pipe ashes���be  sure   no   sparks   are   left!    If  there's an ash tray in your car-  play safe���use it!  Ryu IProfitabS��  Bottle Business  JACK MARTIN, proprietor of  the City Park Grocery, Edmonton, thought he was getting  an unusually large number of  bottle returns from a couple of  youngsters. They kept coming  into his store with soft dring  bottles and milk bottles to turn  in and each time they collected  the regular deposit money.  Then he noticed that his supply of bottles in the backyard  was getting no larger. The two  youngsters had been taking the  bottles from the rear of the premises and trotting around to the  front of the store wtih them to  "cash in."  Both boys have been apprehended.  Workers in the Chilean nitrate fields play a gambling game  in whih each bets that he can  hold a. stick of dynamite, with  lighted fuse, the longest.  Miss P. Punnett, Correspondent  - The Women's Auxiliary to  the Canadian Legion, Branch  150, will hold their annual ban*  quet and final meeting of the  season at the home of Mrs. P.  McWha on Tuesday, June 11.  The next meeting will be held  in  September.  * *    *  The Vancouver Normal school  held their annual picnic here  on Friday, June 7. Following the  old custom, the group visited  Bowen Island school, after a  brief visit the pupils were given  a  half-holiday.  * *    *  The Senior Department; of  West Point Grey Sunday school  held their final service of the  season at Bowen Island United  Church. Their leader Mr. Bernard  Knight  was  the  speaker.  On June 6th, several ladies  met at the home of Mr .and  Mrs. W. Pithie, this being their  52nd wedding anniversary. Mrs.  R. Boud, Mrs. R. Jarrett, Mrs.  J. Loveday, Mrs. W. Moore, Mrs.  A. McCoombe, Mrs. D. Mfc-  Graw, Mrs. A. Pithie, Mrs. G.  Scott ahd Mrs. W. Thomas.  A most enjoyable afternoon  was spent. Mrs. McCombie and  Mrs. Pithie served refreshments.  DO YOUR  LOGGING AT  WAKEFIELD INN  No Snow,  Rain  or Fire  Season io Interrupt  Operations  Bus leaves Gibson's at  6:30 p.m.  Leaves Wakefield at  11:00 p.m.  Friday  and  Saturday  LUMBER OPERATORS ON  SIT DOWN STRIKE!  NO HOMES FOR THE VETS!  NO CRATES FOR THE FARMERS  NO BOXES FOR THE FISHERMEN!  BECAUSE:  35,000 WOODWORKERS ARE IN ENFORCED IDLENESS  BECAUSE:  147 PROFIT-OBSESSED LUMBER OPERATORS REFUSE  TO NEGOTIATE  REMEMBER THE HUNGRY THIRTIES?  The Operators Propose:  1. Starvation Economy���Low Wages  2. Soaring Profits (In 1945 Three Companies Alone Made $10,000,000)  3. Skyrocketing Prices���Reduced Income  4. Economic Dictatorship���Smash Labor  The L W. A. Proposes:  1. 25c an Hour Increase���Prosperity for All  2. 40-Hour Week���Jobs for Veterans  3. Union Security���Equality for Workers  FIGHT FOR PROSPERITY!  bEFEAT 147 WAR PROFITEERS!  WIN THE PEACE WITH LABOR!  (Issued  by  I.W.A.���C.I.O.) ii  Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, June 14, 1946  WITH THE coming of June and long  sunny days, everyone's thoughts are on  holidays or weekends spent at the beach  or the lake. Swimming, boating or fishing  will occupy much of one's leisure time.  It is unfortunate that such healthy and  wholesome pastimes should be fraught  with danger, and yet each year some hundred or more persons in British Columbia  are victims of drowning. A great many  of these victims are small children.  The number of deaths due to straight  drownings in British Columbia has been  tims of drowning. A great many of these  victims are small children.  In 1945 there were 104 accidental deaths  t>y drowning. In 27 per cent of these  accidents a boat was involved, the victims  meeting death due to falling in the water,  having their boat rammed, or overturning  Father's Day  FROM THE very first hour of the very  first time that he paces a hospital corridor in horrible suspense until the time  that he is fondly referred to as "Grandad**  every father is a logical candidate for the  title of "The Forgotten Man."  Mothers are glamorized in song and  story, but poor Pop is heard of only in  such ditties as "Father, dear Father, come  home with me now. The clock in the  steeple strikes one."  Noble soul that he is! he stands up  cateily under the slings and arrows, and  goes   about his   daily  task  of  bringing  home the bacon He suffers under  ������; the injustice of being held up to his quaking children as the stern and unyielding  arm of justice who lies in wait behind the  woodshed armed with a razor strap or a  willow switch. His only recreation is the  occasional poker game with his downtrodden brethren, and the calmness with  which he draws to an inside straight is  ruffled by the retribution that awaits him  if he stays out late;  June 16th is Father's Day. On this day  we should remember that at least one-half  of the parents in the country are fathers.  Send him a card or buy him a tie. He  probably won't say much, but he sure will  appreciate it.  Bible Reading  HE THAT believeth on the Son of God  hath the witness in himself: he that  believeth not God hath made Him a liar;  because he believeth not the record that  God gave of His Son. And this is the  record, that God hath given to us Eternal  life,,and this life is in His Son. He that  hath the Son hath life; and he that hath  not the Son of God hath not life. These  things ha.\fa I written unto you that  believe on the name of the Son of God;  that ye may know that ye have Eternal  life, and that ye may believe on the Name  of the Son of God.���I John, 5, 10-13.  Story for David  By Wynne, Gibsons Landing  It's a special day on our little street.  f'Better 'n' any other.  Oh���dintcha know?  We're going to meet  David���Nikkie's baby brother."  Thank you David, for coming to stay.  Bringing so much delight in your baby way.  Song of Hope���with love for its theme.  May its music be ever near you  In all of your dreams.  Arid may this small childish light  Of friendship, that we bring;  Glow ever brighter-���clearer  Light of Brotherhood grow dearer.  Whatever your pathway���wherever the street  May you always know the same true welcome.  Rushing out on eager, happy feet.  As this special day���better *n any other.  Because we've had the joy of sharing,  Nikkie's baby brother.  and swamping during heavy seas. The  weather along the British Columbia coast  and on many of the lakes is unpredictable  and sudden squalls are frequent. Many  places are unsafe for boating and canoeing at certain times of the season, involving unnecessary risk to those not prepared  to cope with the elements. Another dangerous practise often noted in the waters  of this district is that of standing up in  small boats.  Most of the deaths by drowning are  preventable. If this needless waste of life  is to be avoided, the necessity of learning  to observe sound safety practises early in  life cannot be over-emphasized. Only by  increased vigilance and by avoiding need-  ess risks can we decrease the toll taken  by drowning each year: in British Columbia.  Reverse Advertising  ASIDE possibly from some of its sweeping  war claims, the Soviet government does not  permit or believe in advertising. It regards  this sort of thing as an invention of the capitalistic system it pretends to abhor. It is questionable, however, whether it will get very  far in building up Russian standard of living  to the level of western Europe if it continues its present attitude.  In his recent "My Twenty-five Years in  China," John B. Powell cites an amusing example of how this ban of advertising backfired.  He states:  "The Soviet government decided to establish .  a canned good industry. Machinery was purchased, a factory was set up, and an American  man, an authority on canning, was brought  to Russia as an instructor and technical expert  in the organizing of the plant. The finished  product, consisting of tinned tomatoes, string  beans, fruits and other products, was shipped  to the retail stores; but there the product stayed  on the shelves, because the Russian public was  not familiar with this method of preserving  food.  "An American resident who had heard of the  predicament wrote a letter to one of the Moscow papers, suggesting that the products be  advertised in the customary American fashion.  The letter aroused a storm of indignation with  a flood of correspondence in all the newspapers reprimanding the bumptious American  and condemning all advertising as the work of  the  devilish  capitalistic  system.  "The surprising outcome was that the correspondence appearing in all the nespapers  constituted the best possible advertising, and  as a result of the interest aroused the canned  goods stocks began to move fast."  There is an easily apparent moral in that  story for those few people in this country who  still regard advertising as mere additions to  the cost of anything sold. The cheapest goods  are those that move quickly from producer to  consumer, the most costly those that remain  unsold on the merchants' shelves.���The Chilli-  wack Progress.  An Invitation  THE POEM which appears below is the first  of what we hope may be a regular series of  contributions from school children and students  in our district. We shall be glad to devote a  column each week to news items from the  schools in the district, if teachers would appoint  one of their pupils to act as correspondents.  Mail should be sent to The Coast News, West-  view, B.C. (by way mail if possible) so as  to catch the Tuesday northbound boats.  The Sale  By Gerald Clift and Peter MacKinnon  Howe Sound United School  This is the tale  Of of Red Cross Sale  With nail ahd hammer  We made a clamor  The neighbors complained about the racket  We should be fitted for a straight jacket  We hope you'll come to our Red Cross Sale  For if you come, we're sure it won't fail  On the thirteenth of June  Which is coming soon  To the United Church Hall  Come one and all  The girls will serve tea  Shortly before three  aragraphs  CLOVERDALE  Surrey Municipal Council recently dedicated 176 arcres of  municipally-owned land which  the Park Board will develop in  separate parcels. This will be  in addition to existing park  areas.  PORT ALBERNI  Reports submitted to the  Central School Board by the  various rural scnools in this  area indicate that most of the  biuldings are in bad state of  disrepair ... Teachers were  found to be arriving late at some  schools and a special check will  be made where it is needed.  LANGLEY PRAIRIE  The fate of Langley's "white  elephant" landing field has finally been decided, with the arrival from Ottawa of the long-  awaited lease . . . Constructed  in 1936, the $100,000 emergency  strip has lain dormant ever  since, although it was listed as  an R.C.A.F. strip during the  war.  DUNCAN  Owing to a shortage of  nurses, three wards in Duncan  Hospital containing 20 beds  were closed on Tuesday. The  hospital requires 15 nurses to  bring the staff up to normal  complement of 33.  KAMLOOPS  Under contract with B. C.  Forest Service, Central B.C.  Airway Ltd., has based a twin-  engined Cessma Crane air-craft  here. The craft will be used in  fire-spotting and fire-fighting  activities in this area.  LADYSMITH  A report that striking woodworker's picket lines were so  rigid that a sport angler could  not reach his boat has been .  denied by local I.W.A. authorities.  Canadian-Born  Jap To Die  For Torture  INOUYE Kanao, a Canadian-  born Japanese known to British and Canadian prisoners at  Samshuipe camp here as "Slap-  Happy Joe", has been sentenced  to death for his part in atrocities, the military government  here announced recently.  A native of Kamloops, B. C,  and an interpeter at the camp,  Inouye was "described by prisoners as the most sadistic of  all camp officials.  "You have been found guilty  of being concerned in many acts  of ill-treatment," the court  president said in passing sentence on Inouye. "Your culpability is greatly aggravated by  the fact that you were a guest  in Canada in your youth and  there you received kindness and  free education/By your barbaric acts you destroyed your  right to live."  CHILLIWACK  Two groups using downtown  streets to conduct religious  meetings will be requested tc  move to the city park because  in the position they use at present they block passenger and  motor traffic. The city will provide a light in the park for then  use.  KELOWNA  The B.C. Fruit Growers' Association has announced that arrangements have been practically completed for the purchase  of four processing plants which  will make apple juice, for the  industry from culled fruit.  SIDNEY  Floundering ashore at twe  o'clock in the morning, a young  blue whale, 25 feet long and  weighing approximately 25 tons,  was held fast ashore in fronl  of a local boathouse one day  last week. Great crowds flocked  to the seashore to see the monster as it lay entangled with a  ^small boat runway.  NEW WESTMINSTER  A: record hatch of close to  30,000 turkey poults is progressing favorably in the Fraser  Valley this season. The hatch  will almost double the turkey  population of a year ago if all  are raised successful to maturity.  Strike May Force  Customers to Tote  Unshrouded Liquor  A NUMBER of Vancouver grocers, butchers, liquor stores  and even popcorn vendors have  begun to feel the pinch of the  wrapping paper shortage caused  by the British Columbia forest  industry strike of 35,000 loggers.  One grocer has asked his customers to bring back papery  bags; while within a few days^  citizens may have to tote their  liquor purchases undisguished  from the public eye.  w. p. PIEPER  GENERAL STORE  IRVINE'S LANDING  PENDER  HARBOUR  Dealer in  U.S. Electric Light Plants  (now in stock)  Fairbanks-Morse Electric  Light Plants  Briggs-Siration Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  Machines  Radios  Oil Heaters and Ranges  Complete Stock of  Pipe Fittings  L  A Place I Like to Buy From"  Whitaker's  Trading Post  General Merchants  DAVIS BAY WILSON CREEK Friday, June 14, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  ������     SMART SUE SAYS:  Page Five  **  f  By MAISIE DEVITT  WE TOOK young Aloysius to spend a few days in Vancouver the  other week. Of course we expected our infant son to be  thrilled to pieces by all the wonders of the big city. But not Aloysius the unpredictable. He was obviously determined to be blase  about the whole thing. The tall buildings did shake his composure  a trifle, but only at first. He blinked his big blue eyes and stole  another look at the city hall. Then���"It's a house!" he declared  firmly.  Stanley Park he also took in his stride. He disliked everything  about the monkeys. But he did take a fancy to the parrot that  said "Hello" and "Goodbye". He kept waving to it all the way  out of the monkey house.  In a pitiful desire to impress him, swe saved the bears to the  last. We told him how big and ferocious they were. Then we held  him nip and exclaimed dramatically, "There's the bear!" An expression of utter disillusionment spread across his dimpled face.  "It's a cow!" he said disgustedly.  "���'r'-* .'  ������  * *  ..." ..��� '\     ..   ���    i ���  The results of the election in Italy show that the Italian people  are ready for a new deal and a democratic way of life. They have  repudiated the outworn, decadent monarchy that in its weakness  allowed Fascism to enslave the country. May they shake the yoke  of centuries and achieve their desire���a republic of the people���by  the people���for the people. The Italians have struck a blow for  real freedom, and their kin-folk all over the world must rejoice.  ... * * *  Strikes and trade unions are the targets of a barrage of  criticism, in the press and on the radio these days. Nobody can  deny that the strike is a two-edged sword that cuts both, ways.  An imperfect weapon���yet it remains the working man's only  weapon against exploitation. In all the abuse leveled at strike  leaders and men, nobody comments on the employers who are  keeping thousands unemployed rather than give the men the  union security that is their real objective.  The old copybook "In unity is strength" is the hope of a peaceful world, where the workers are not* exploited and the peoples  live at harmony with one another. Trade unions are a step toward  that happy and ideal state. Our own local has come in for a good  deal of abuse lately���but as a friend so aptly remarks, the worst  criticisms have been levelled by nien who never offer a constructive suggestion, and are never available when real work is to be  done.  I have an older brother who has been a newspaperman since  he yelled "War Extry!" in Vancouver streets during the First  World War. A few years ago his fellpw-workers were agitating  for a union. Carl went along with them although he was luke-  , warm, since the union would eliminate my kid-brother's part-time  job. This is what he thinks of unions today���I quote, "In ten years  we got a five-cent raise and had to fight like the devil for it. Since  we got the union (Typographical! we have been offered twenty-  nine cents in raises and we also have the forty-hour week. And all  this over a period of two years." Pretty convincing I would say.  :..-���-: This is a very belated: acknowledgment, but I would like to  thank ail those people who have from time to time written me  ih criticism or praise, but always in a friendly spirit. I especially  want to thank Mr. J. Turf us for a very encouraging letter that  was much appreciated.. .  ���������.������  I  r  II. It. METCALFE  FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE AGENT  Newark Fire Insurance Co.  Royal Insurance Co. Ltd.  HOUSE AND ESTATE AGENT  MORTGAGES AND LOANS  REAL ESTATE  FIRE, AUTOMOBILE, CASUALTY INSURANCE  TELEPHONE GIBSONS LANDING  |H  ilfHI  m  999  For Future Security  Buy a Home Site  Now  Desirable lots available in the new Sechelt Subdivision-���on the road to Porpoise Bay.  For information SEE,.WRITE OR PHONE  B.& HACKETT  Union S. S. Co., Sechelt  SOME OF you yearn for this  arrangement . . . and others  of you look on steady going as  a disease. Some you seek it out  . . . and others have it thrust  upon you. You jump into it  blindly. And when it's over you  stumble around as though you  were lost.  There's much to be said for  the tie-up. But there's much  against it too. Let's look the  think coldly in the eye and see  what it's all about.  You want somebody to go  places and do things with.  You don't want, to worry of  not having a partner ... of missing out.  You want somebody to like  you best.  You don't want the feeling of  not belonging to anybody..  You want everybody to know  that you've made a conquest.  You don't want your friends  to think you can't make the  grade.  You want someone to moon  over, someone to dream of,  someone to brag about.  You don't want anyone to  know that chills and fevers have  skipped you.  You want to know at least  one person intimately.  You can't see that you can be  that friendly without being in  love.  You saw each other all the  time, and when the question  came up, the answer was "yes".  You're only too pleased with  the arrangement.  But maybe you don't like ft.  You had three dates together.  Now everybody announces that  you're going steady. If you're  the girl, the other boys steer  clear of you like the plague.  They won't poach on another  boy's preserves. If you're the  boy, girls won't be seen with  you for fear they'll hurt your  girl's feelings, or be considered  wolverines. You're going steady  whether you like it or not. You  can protest to high heaven ...  but they'll just think you are  coy. You can step out with  somebody else, and the rest of  the crowd will think you're two-  timing, and tell you so. You're  in this. And the only thing you  can do is act as though you  were going steady, and have a  beautiful bust up, preferably  with audience. Then you're free  to start again.  If you're going steady it  amounts to being engaged ...  only there's no future in it.  You've pledged to love, honor  and cherish . . . and not look  at anyone else. You're linked,  hooked, chained.  This is easy enough to take  if you're crazy about the party  of the second part. If you have  sense enough to realize that it  won't last forever. If you're  prepared to be hurt, mortified,  chagrined, humiliated, and lonely. 'Cause all of these things  will happen when you stop going steady!  "CADDY", the Pacific coast sea  serpent which was seen here  recently by two local residents,  has made port in Sydney Harbor, V.I., a news item in the  Vancouver Sun states.  Three weeks ago Mr. Bert  Harper and daughter Rosalind  caught a series of close-up  glances of the monster when  he showed himself a few feet  off-shore opposite the Harper  home near the corner of 9th and  Marine, Westview. He was proceeding through the water at a  stately 5 m.p.h. clip at the time  ���a fact which indicates he must  have stopped off for a bit of a  rest somewhere en route, since  it is well over 150 miles to  Sydney from Westview.  His appearance here three  weeks ago was by no means the  first, various readers have informed the News.  Ten years ago "Sheriff" Bert  Ward saw him down-coast a  piece and took a shot at him  with a .22 rifle, which he  chanced to be carrying at the  time. The creature disappeared.  A couple of months later,  "Caddy" once more broke surface, this time before the astonished eyes of Jack Harper,  brother of the latest witness. Mr.  Harper had neither gun nor  camera and so another chance  to bring forward some concrete evidence of the monster's  existence   was  lost.  Hole-in-One For  Lady Alexander  THE GOLFER'S thrill of a lifetime���the elusive hole-in-one  ���came recently to Lady Alexander, wife of Canada's new  governor^general.  Her excellency, a golfer of  tournament calibre, picked up  her number three iron on the  short 146-yard sixth hole at the  Gyal Ottawa Golf club and  smacked the ball right into the  cup for the first ace of the 1946  season here. She told her companions, Mrs. Mark Milbank and  Mrs. W. B. Watson, that it also  was the first hole-in-one in her  golfing career.  SATURDAY, June 1 saw the  Britannia High School off on  their annual picnic. Thirty students, along with their principal, Mr. Maclnnis, spent the  day at Bowen Island. The trip  was made by chartered boat, the  "Tymac", and the weather man  offered the best he had in the  way of sunshine.  The day was spent in horseback riding, swimming, bicycle  riding and boating. The school  provided lunch and ice cream,  while the students footed their  own bill for supper served a�� the  hotel.  As the "Tymac" nosed her  way back to the Beach that  evening, everyone agreed it had  been one grand day.  Wildlife Servants  Man has put many species of  wild life to work���the elephant  and water buffalo of India, the  llama of South America, the  yak of Tibet, to mention but  a few . . . But training golden  eagles to hunt wolves would appear to be in a class by itself  . . . Authorities in this sport  claim the eagle flies in excess  of 60 miles an hour, and when  it sights a wolf, drops like a  stone with talons outs+retched.  The eagle relies upon the shock  ing power of its dive, if it fails  to strike a vulnerable spot in  the wolf, a lively battle ensues . . . with the eagle often  coming out second best.  I  Charlie DeBalinhard  Gibson^ Landing  WATKINS DEALER  Mail  Orders  Will  Receive  Prompt Attention  Marshall Bros.  Plumbing and Heating  Estimates   Given  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  i  SS  iiHiinsiHiiiiamiaii'Hi!  iintiiimiiHiiiiHiiii*  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  Tenders Wanted  Sealed Tenders addressed to the undersigned and marked "Tender for Land Clearing" will be received until 6 p.m. on June 20,  1946 for the clearing, burning of debris,  grading and removing of rocks from the  southerly two (2) acres of Parcel "J", D. L.  688, Group 1 N.W.D., Reference Plan 2938.  All debris to be burned and all rocks to  be placed adjacent to the east or west boundaries of the property. Lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  SECRETARY,  Sechelt School District No. 46  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  m0***f Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  Frfday, June 14, 1946  By Adelaide  THE PARENT Teacher's Association in Vancouver recently  held a competition for the best  equipped back yard���that is the  back  yard  best  equipped  with  amusements for' chilrden in order to keep them at home and  off the streets. There were many  ingenious   ideas   and   everyone  could be  easily  copied by any  : man who had his heart in bis  work and at very little expense.  There were swings, teeter totters,   parralel,    horizontal   *and  climbing bars made out of pipe;  one man had made a shallow,  cement lined pool, for the children   to   sail   their   boats   in   in.  winter  time   and  wade   in  the  summer,   another   had   made   a  cement    runway    so    that    the  children   could   ride   their   tricycles and scooters without going on the street, another had  built  a   small  merry-go-round;  there were many such ideas and  everyone   built  with   odds   and  ends of material that cost very  little. We haven't got city strees  but we have got a very dangerous highway and the only way  to keep the children off it is to  keep  them  happily  amused  in  their own yards���so come along  Fathers and see what you can  do!  MRS. W. D. GILBERT  Correspondent  Mrs. J. Sowerby entertained  in honor of her daughter-in-law  Mrs. J. Sowerby Jr. a May bride  who before her marriage was a  member of the W.R. C.N. S.  Guests were: Mrs. J. McGuiness,  Mrs. H. Neal, Miss Ann Miller,  Mrs. Ferguson,- Mrs. Morley,  Miss Beth Morley, Mrs. C.  Prince, Mrs. Lemieux, Mrs. B.  Nicholson,   Mrs.   L.   Lund   and  Mrs. J. Burgess.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. McGuiness  are receiving congratulations on  the birth of a. grandson born  June 9th in Vancouver, the parents of whom are Mr. and Mrs.  C. C. Cunningham.  * *    *  This week's guests at Bay-  view were: Miss McLaren, Mr.  Floyd McGladdery, Mr. Ken  McLean,   Mr.   Bill   Logan,   and  Mr.   J.   Barry.  * *    *  Staying at Selma Lodge were:  Mr. and Mrs. Woods and son  Calvin. Miss Pauline Anderson,  and  Miss  Marjorie Woods.  From the B. C. Capital  letween  BTi ��� V      .    ���  i odbllol <b  ummer  *  *  Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Willows of  Winnipeg and Miss Frances  Waplington of Coghlan, B.C.  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred  Willows.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Repairs to...  ��� Typewriters  ��� Adding Machines  ��� All Business  Machines  Coast News Ltd.  Cook, Volen  & Co. Ltd.  Gibsons Landing  SAW MILLING  ahd LUMBER  Drop in to see us  regarding your  LUMBER  REQUIREMENTS  Also if you have any  logs for sale���"any  quantity."  NOTICE  Z ,. :    ������   . .  ��� ���  I  Pile Driver will be in vicinity of Jervis Inlet,  Pender Harbor and Gibsons Landing during June  and July. If any work offering please notify  NANAIMO TOWING CO., LTD.  Nanaimo, B. C.  Margaret  Davis,  Correspondent  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  <fr RESTMORE FURNITURE:  Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  Miss Lillian Lewis has returned to St. Mary's after a few  days in town.  * *    *  Mrs. Frank Burnett is visiting  Miss K. D. Mulhall at Garden  Bay.  * *    *  Mr. Frank Burnett .is visiting  Mr. and Mrs. H. Sparling.  Mr. David Parker has returned  to   Vancouver   after   a   months  stay at Garden Bay Lodge.  * *    *  Mr. Sid Buck and friends  spent a week at the Harbour  aboard their yacht.  ���!��� 1* ���!���  Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Ross have  returned to Sechelt after a  weeks visit with Mr. and Mr\ B.  Sinclair.  * *    *  Mrs. Mic Graham of Madeira  Park has returned from the-^ty.  * *    *  Mr.   E.   Crush   is  spending  a  few weeks in town.  * *    *     ,  Col.   and   Mrs.   Johnson   are  back from the city.  * *    *  Mr. Ralph Jones was a visitor  at Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Sheward.  * *    *  Mr.   Ed  Hascamp   is  visiting  with Mr. and Mrs. Gil HascaWip.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Mort Douglas  have left the Harbour oh their  way north  Electric lights have been installed  on  the  Hospital wharf.  Miss Margaret Duncan has returned  to  Jordan  River.  ,*    *    *  An open house party was held  at Garden Bay Lodge, Monday,  May 27th in honor of Mrs. Sparling's birthday. Fifty guests  were present, and an enjoyable  time was had by all.  * #    *  Ken Pollock Jr., was home  on leave from the Warrior.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cleveland  have had Mr. Clevelands mother,  (from U.S.A) and his twin Sister  visiting with them.  * ��� * ' *  Mrs. Eric Lyons was visiting  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lyons.  Enjoy Your Vacation  in the Mountains  FOR YOUR HEALTH  AND RECREATION  SQUAMISH HOTEL  SQUAmSH, B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Finch  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 SUMMER schools for  teachers from all. parts of the  Province, will be held in Victoria and Vancouver starting  July 3 and continuing until  August 4, it was announced by  the Honorable Dr. G: M. Weir,  Minister of Education. It is expected that between 850 and  900 teachers, perhaps the largest enrolment in its history, will  attend the various courses that  have been provided.  Three new courses have been  esablished this year, one dealing with ythe adjustment of  school courses to individual  child characteristics;'. another  dealing with discipline and juvenile delinquency and the third  dealing with child psychology.  PUBLIC WORKS TENDERS  The Public Works Department  has received tenders for the bituminous surfacing of roads in  the Kamloops, Lillooet, Okanagan North, Okanagan South,  Revelstoke, Salmon Arm an4  Similkameen districts, it was  announced by the Minister of  Public Works.  Dawson, Wade and Company  of Vancouver submited the lowest tender of $141,022.  The contract, which will be  awarded shortly, will be for the  spray coating,, of 25.8 miles new  work and 24.2 miles respray,  and for mulch surfacing 27.37  miles of new work and one mile  resurfacing.  The firm of Columbia Bitu-  lithic Company of Vancouver  submitted the lowest tender for  bituminous surfacing and resurfacing of highways in Dewd-  ney, New Westminster, North  Vancouver and Yale districts,  totalling $41,508.50. '  P.G.E. SURVEY  Four surveyors have been appointed to undertake the survey  now being conducted to determine the most suitable route  for the extension of the Pacific  Great Eastern Railway, it was  announced by the Minister of  Railways.  The four are: W. W. Urquhart  of Vancouver, G. F. Thomas of "  Victoria, J. H. Drewryj and L.  C. Gunn who worked on the original surveys.  Two of the parties will survey the Pine Pass route, another will survey between Hudson  Hopen and Quesnel and the remainder will do the East Pine  area.   .    .  ISLAND ROAD SURFACING  Tenders for the bituminous  surfacing of Vancouver Island  roads have been submitted to  the government. Lowest tender  as received from General Construction Company, at $69,694.  The work is for roads in the Al-  berni, Comox, Cowichan, Newcastle, Esquimalt, Nanaimo and  the Gulf Islands area.  Trees That Own  Themselves  Most trees, famous as well as  just ordinary ones, are the property of individuals or communities or governments. However, there exists one tree that  is master of its, own fate.  Near the city of Athens, Ga.,  sands a huge white, oak. Away  back in 1920,...this tree was  owned by a man who was very  fond of it. He had, a deed made  out giving the tree possession  of itself and all the land within  eight feet of its trunk On all  sides. ��  In Kentucky, at a place called jpippaspass, a sycamore owns  itself. A deed was filed by its  owner in   1918.  AND COMPANY LTD.  GIBSON^ LANBING  General Trucking  and Fuel  JERVIS WATER  TRANSPORT  PENDER HARBOUR  TOWING  AND  CHARTER  SERVICE  '   ���  ;  ��� Operated   By  W. H. HEARD  PENDER   HARBOUR  w  \  i  if  L  MacLeod Bros.  GENERAL STORE  PENDER HARBOUR  > DRY GOODS  \  GROCERIES AND  MEATS  > FISHING SUPPLIES  > HOME OIL AGENT  > INDEPENDENT  FISH BUYERS  i  i  i  STAN'S BARBER  SHOP  Gibson's Landing  32 Years Experience  Gibson's Only Full Time  Barber  UNION SHOP  Children 35c  Haircut 50c Shave 25c  &  Will Scott  TRANSFER  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us ,help.you solve  your transportation  problems!  TYPING  SERVICE  i '���'���''. ������' z-  Les Peterson  GIBSON'S LANDING Friday, June 14, 1946.  _ THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  .Page Seven  j  Greatest Blast World Has Ever Seen  Occurred in East Indies in 1883  ] TERRIBLE as the effects of the atomic bomb were on  | Hiroshima and Nagasaki, that was not the worst blast the  J world has ever seen, says an article in "The Gilcrafter", a  ^magazine put out by the Gilbert Paper Merchants.  People a few miles away  [/���'were hardly aware of the  |1 atomic bomb explosion, and  |V almost immediately after it  was over survivors began  rebuilding these cities.  ||IT WAS on August 27,1883, that  3j the greatest blast in the  I?world's history took place. On  fithat date Krakatoa, an island  labout 18 miles, square in the  feuhdra Strait in the Dutch In-  ies,r blew up. Sound, waves,  \Were noted 3,000 miles away.  '?[The great waves in the sea,  ^caused by this terrific explo-  tsion, reached the shores of four  fcontinents and were recorded  &000 miles away. An air wave  Siaused by this blast traveled  faround the world several times.  j/" EARLY WARNING  || Early in the spring of 1883  phere were warning signs,  jpmoke. and steam poured from  Recent fissures in the rocks. The  eat finally became so intense  tfdiat the natives had to leave  |the island. By now the Dutch  Realized that this was not the  [usual thing. Krakatoa's rumbling  piad grown to a continuous roar  wn���  r��.���._.��������  K  I  I  We Invite You To  Visit Our New  Ladies and  Children's Wear  i Planned to Serve You  U|.P.  |    IRVINES LANDING  PENDER HARBOUR  Garden  Garden Bay  COMFORTABLE  ROOMS  Single -*4��� - $2.50  Double ;_i_ __ $3.00  CAFE HOURS  8 A.M. to 11:30 P.M.  Cottages $25 Weekly  Cabins $12 Weekly  heard along the entire coast of  Java. The terrible noise increased until a deafening explosion was heard.  Under the combined weight  of Krakatoa and the volcanoes  Dananan and Perbowaten, the  subterranean pocket of white  hot lava had been building up  an enormous pressure. Finally,  with all the fury of a hell unleashed, a stream of lava burst  forth with a deafening roar. The  ocean rushed in the opening.  On contact with the lava, the  water became superheated  steam which broke barrier after barrier of rr c.k? making the  opening wider andwder  CLIMAX  Then on the morning of August 27th, the ocean reached the  the volcanic center of the island  and attacked the molten cores  of the two volcanoes. The heart  was ripped out of Krakatoa and  14 cubic miles of rock streaked  upward into the sky, in the most  terrible blast in all history. It  was not until some years after  1924 that Krakatoa again became a tropical jungle complete  with orchids, butterflies, snakes  and birds.  IMcFADDEN  Optometrist  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  at Gibson's Landing  ������:*���        ���'���'*?    EACH    ;���������������'������ '-'"*-������  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted .  ROBERTS CREEK  L. Flumerfelt, Correspondent  The monthly meeting of the  Players' Club was held at the  home of Mrs. Hughes on June 6.  Plans for plays for next fall  were under discussion.  The group would welcome  new members and anyone seeking to join the club should contact the secretary, Mrs. Hughes.  ���.. . *    *    *  The pupils of Elphinstone Bay  School are planning a bazaar  to be held on June 2,1, with a  sale of articles which have be$n  made by themselves at school.  There will also be a fish pond  and tea will be served. Location  will be given later.  The Pacific Mobile Movies  have changed their show night  from Friday to Monday.  * *    *  Joan Cotton spent last weekend with her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. A. N. Cotton.  * ���    ��  The truck belonging to the  Co-op store will either, have to  be traded in on a new one or  else undergo a serious operation.  After a series of breakdowns it  finally gave in to old age and  left its driver, E. Wallis, stran-t  ded near Wilson Creek.  * *    ��  Johnny Williams had a str^fik  of luck and landed a cod which  weighed 40-odd pounds.  * *    *  Mr. and-Mrs. W. F. Clark are  progressing favourably with the  building of their new house on  Beach Avenue.  * *    *  Several fishing boats on their  way north have stopped in here  to pick up more supplies, in food  and gas.  Ancient Chinese fishermen  trained o*ters to catch fish and  turn the catch over to their masters. The oter is one of the most  successful oi all anixr al fisher-    a  men.  MISS LOUISE BOWDEN  Correspondent  Due to a shortage of logs the  British Columbia Pulp and Paper plant at Woodfibre has _teen  obliged to shut down for an  indefinite length of time. It will  resume production when the  loggers strike ends.  * *    *  Miss Sylvia Haar of Vancouver spent her vacation here  with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Frank Haar. Mr. and Mrs. Haar  also have have their daughter-  in-law and grand-daughter, Mrs.  John Haar and Leona-May as  their guest.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Craig Lea, Ar-  lene and Marjorie are in town.  Arlene and Marjorie are spending several weeks in Victoria.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill are  in town, likewise Miss Elde  Yates, Mr. and Mrs. Harry  Cherney, Mr. and Mrs. A. Mar-  etto, Mrs. Bill Whalen and Bil-  lie, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Legros  and Frankie, Mr. and Mrs. K.  Watt    and    Kenneth,    Mrs.    L.  Petovello, Ronnie and Marilyn.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. Mulligan  entertained on Thursday in honor of Mrs. Al Fuller who is taking up residence in Vancouver.  * *    *'  Mrs. Ed Nash is visiting Mr.  and Mrs. Ken Nash.  * *    *  Mr. Clare Roadhouse has  stepped into Mr. Baden Parsons shoes as hall manager and  ' from all appearances he seems  to be fitting those shoes very  well indeed. Welcome to Woodfibre, sir, may you enjoy your  stay here.  * *    *  Grade eleven of Woodfibre  high school is busily planning  and preparing for the Graduation Banquet to be held on the  20th in the Community hall.  * *    *  Good luck to all the pupils  who write government exams in  the coming week.  Rev. W. Gavier. will hold a  communion service on the 23rd.  This will probably, be Rev. Gav  ier's last service in Woodfibre  as he has been assigned a church  in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mrs. MacLatchie, wife of our  new doctor has taken up residence here with her two daughters.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. V. Fogolin, Raymond and Ramona spent the  weekend in town, Raymond was  confirmed in Holy Rosary on  Sunday.  Inez Willison,   Correspondent  Mr. Eric Willison has returned  home from Vancouver where he  has been visiting for the past  three weeks, having a new Buda  engine installed on the trawler  Inez W. G.  Miss Mabel Griffith and Mr.  Elmer Jergenson have returned  after a few days spent in Vancouver on a shopping tour. Miss  Griffith will leave for Egmont  Sunday  Thomas  General  Merchant  <?*_��  MacLean's Taxi  GIBSONS LANDING  Shell Oil Station  Phone 2 Long  Specializing in Courtesy  24-HOUR SERVICE  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAT  Specializing in  Standard Oil Products  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing-,   Shingles,  Cement  SASH and DOORS  NAILS  FAINT and  VARNISHES  MARINE PAINTS  "Sea King" Brand  BUILDERS'  XCARDWARXS  PLUMBING  SUPPLIES  LINOLEUM  MARINE   PUMPS  "Jabisco"'  ROPE and CANVAS  LUMBER  MARINE   ENGINES  (new)  Lauson, gas  Murphy���Deisel  Hendy���Deisel  MARINE  ENGINES  (Rebuilt)  MARINE  SUPPLIES  and  FISHING- GEAR  by Lipsett's  STOCKS CARRIED  We carry stocks of most items.   Ask us to submit quotations  for   your   requirements.    You   will   find   our   prices   compare  favorably   with   city  prices.  We bold dealerships from some of the best supply  houses in Vancouver.  GOOD  QUALITY ��� FAIR PRICE  Sunset Hardware  GIBSON'S LANDING  We Have a Full line of  PLUMBING SUPPLIES  Order four  FRIGIDAIRES  BEATTY WASHERS  WESTINGHOUSE  ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES  From Us Now!  Agents for  CLARE JEWEL STOVES  *  BINGHAM & H0BBS IQ0,PNENT  CO. LTD.  395 Wert 5��h Avenue, VANCOUVER, B. C.  B. C. Distributors for:  (F Aliment 7030)  Reo Tracks �� P & H Shovels ��� Norco Blocks  AND BUSES: SALES,  PARTS * SERVICE  DRAGLINES, CRANES *  MOBILE LOG LOADERS  SNATCH BLOCKS, ETC.  FOR LOGGING  .w  MALL" SAWS  POWER CHAIN  INDIAN FIRE PUMPS  PORTABLE HAND OPERATED  Wire-Rope - Rigging - Compressors; Etc. ��� NEW & USED Tractors, Graders, Power Units  WRITE      OR      PHONE      FOR       INFORMATION Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, June 14, 1946  Imer   Beamish,   Correspondent  The women of Egmont are  busy these days cutting and  sewing and possibly carpentering a bit too, in preparation for  a sale of goods on or about the  20th of June. Proceeds will go  to help with the enlargement of  St. Mary's Hospital at Pender  Harbour.     Anyone   wishing  to  help   can   get   full   particulars  from Mrs. William R. Griffith.  *    *    *  A  number  of  our  fishermen  have been busy during the past  week building a shore connection to their buying floats.   In  includes a short length of plank  float, a fixed piece of roadway  and trestle on shore and a ramp  to connect these two. When finished it will also carry the oil  pipe lines to and from tanks to  be erected on shore at an early  date by the Home Oil Company.  *    *    *  The treasurer of the Egmont  and   District   Credit  Union  reports   that   all   available   funds  are now out in good loans, and  that repayments on the earliest  loans  are  coming in promptly.  He is optimistic as regards much  more   share   money   coming   in  from now until winter and says  he is quite sure "people of this  district are too wise to overlook  the advantages to be gained by  putting away in a safe place a  portion of their earnings for a  rainy   day,   and   by   so   doing  some day give a good neighbour  a boost on the way to prosperity."  If each Canadian family used  just one ounce less of meat each  day, the national saving would  be over 600 tons of meat a  week���meat that would find its  way to those who live with  hunger.  YOU WRECK 'EM  WE FIX 'EM  ��� Complete Auto Body,  Fenders, Radiators and Top  Repairs  at  City  Prices.  ��� AUTO PAINTING  OUR SPECIALTY!  SECHELT  GARAGE  AL MEE  GIBSONS LANDING���The junior and senior high school  girls of the Howe Sound United  School had the pleasure of listening to Miss Barbara Kennedy,  business manager of the National Film Board office in Vancouver, who gave a talk on "Office Jobs".  Miss Kennedy pointed out  that B.. C. was the best province  with the possible exception of  Ontario, in which to secure an  office poistion. This is true because the head offices of western firms are chiefly in Vancouver, and B. C. has its many  natural resources and the shipping and port facilities which  lead to large office staffs.  For   training,   Miss   Kennedy  advised   a   complete   busSnejss  course, taken at a well-known  school, preferably with a small  enrollment,    and    at    least one  year as a clerk in a department  store.  The latter, she said, helps  one to adjust oneself to working  with all types of people and to  learn the give-and-take of cooperation.    She   advised   those  who found this difficult, to stay  but of the business world and  stressed deeply the point of the  completion    of    the      business  course regardless of high wages  offered before the training was  completed.  Miss Kennedy also pointed  out that stenography or clerking was the first job in an office and it was up to the individual to work her way up from  there. She also said that stenography was a means of working into other fields of occupation.  The speaker continued by  pointing out that offices do not  hold much glamour, but they do  offer plenty of hard routine  work. "If you do not like routine work, try to get into a smaller office," suggested the speaker.  If advancement is slow, Miss  Kennedy advised the girl to  leave and find a better place,  until she has found the career  she is aiming for.  Thanks to Miss Kennedy's efforts, we are sure the girls have  a much more intelligent outlook  on the business world.  ���Shirley Kirkland  Robin's Ear  HAVE YOU ever wondered how  robins   are  able  to  catch   so  many worms, since they spend  so much time hopping around?  The answer is really very  simple, and has solely to do  with sound waves.  The robin hops over the  ground, exerting as much pressure on the earth as he can,  thereby jarring the earth. He  then stops quickly and listens,  to the worms moving toward  the surface of the earth. It's a  fact that worms will come out  of their holes to investigate  noises. Mr. Robin knows this.  llim!imilV!!HI!:i_!lli_^l!_a!l!!_^li_^!!mi!II!iP3  By Larry Stewart  A member and a former member were honored at the regular  monthly gathering of the  Townsite Ladie's Guild on May  30. Mrs. R. Clifton, a member  for many years, is leaving shortly to reside at the Beach, while  her daughter, Mrs. J. Caverly,  from Sheridan, is visiting hgr  parents prior to making her  home at Snow Lake. Unfortunately, due to a cold, Mrs. Clifton was unable to attend the  gathering, but on her behalf,  Mrs. Caverly accepted a gift  cup and saucer and for herself,  salt and peppers. May we add  our voice to that of the ladies  guild in wishing both mother  and daughter every success in  their future homes.  * *    *  Mrs. Mary McKenzie, who has  been a member of our community for the past fifteen years,  left on June 1 to make her home  with daughter Elizabeth of Vancouver. The best wishes of the  community, go with Mrs. McKenzie.  * *    *  On June 1, Mr. and Mrs. L.  Bishop became the proud parents of a baby girl. All three  are reported to be doing fine.  Yessir, Doc, another girl.  * *    *  Vic. Acton, one of our popular shiftbosses, left on June 1  for a months holidays trip to  Detroit. Vic originally planned  to make the trip by air but before he left, had gradually settled back to earth.  * *    *  Mrs. Masson of Vancouver Island and Her two little daughters  are guests of her mother,. Mrs.  E. Dixon.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hamilton  left on Sunday June 2, to visit  daughters Dot of Winnipeg and  Bertha of oMntreal and their  families  * *    *  The kiddies of the community  were served a big treat this last  week, when they witnessed.fif- -  teen horses trotting through the  Townsite. The horses will be  quartered here for the next few  months, being used to pack supplies to the repair gang at the  dams. Many of the local gardeners have been noticed rubbing their hands together and  casting longing eyes at the barns.  By GEORGE GIBB  GIBSONS LANDING���Mr. M.  Roberts addressed boys of the  Howe Sound United School on  Teen Towns, and gave a review  of the growth of the movement.  About a year ago, in Pentic-  ton, a group of teen-agers started a club in which they elected  a president, council, and police  force, and this became the first  teen town in B. C. After that,  the idea caught on, spreading  all over Vancouver, where there  are now 25 teen towns, and to  different places up and down  the coast.  The meetings are run in an  orderly fashion, just as a real  town is run. The president is  the chairman, while an adult  usually sits by in case they need  advice on some matters. These  clubs or towns put on dances,  supply refreshments, and provide other means of amusement  for the teen-agers. The music  for these entertainments is supplied by recordings or by the  Teen Town orchestra.  If a new club, upon starting,  needs any help, either financially or in an advisory capacity,  the Vancouver Sun 'will help it  once a year. It pays the expenses of all the presidents of the  different, teen towns in B. C. to  meet once a year in- Vancouver.  Everywhere that these Teen  Towns have started they have  been a success in bringing up  the younger generation in a  happier and mentally healthier  atmosphere.  Gibsons Landing should start  a teen town, Mr. Roberts suggested.  The rules are sirhple:  No drinking. No smoking. No  profanity. No gambling.  In order to draw up a constitution, the Vancouver Sun will  send one based on the Penticton  constitution.  Mr. Roberts was given a hearty vote of thanks in applause as  a sign of appreciation by the  students of the school.  First Teen Town  District  SECHELT���At the invitation of j  the Sechelt Community Cen- |  ter, Jack Hutchings, Teen Town \  organizer for the Vancouver A  Sun, organized the first char-jj  tered Teen Town on the penin-f  sula on Wednesday, June 5. %  Through the kindness and in- |  creasing interest in local mat- %  ters of the Union Steamship Co. (J  transportation was provided for*!  Mr. Hutchings and the Secheit(|  Inn made available for the first i  meeting  of  the  teen-agers.       J  -.. . Si  The rapid increase in number]  of Teen Towns is indicated by:{  the number given to Sechelt's|  Teen Town, which is 92. $  The meeting was brought top  order- by H. W. Brooker, pres- \  ident of the Sechelt Community!]  Center, who introduced Mr��|f  Hutchings to the teen-agers. Mr.l  Hutchings explained that he was|l  adult advisor of Penticton's^f  Teen Town, the oldest in -B..C.J  and since leaving that city has|  been helping to organize Teen|  Towns throughout the province.|  He clearly outlined the ideals)  and the organization of Teen|  Towns and also the difefrentM  methods used for electing may-||  ors, eldermen, chiefs of policej  and other officials.,     . ,-*-���-���������  At his suggestion that a terii4si  porary council be elected until  the organization was well un-f  der way, the following were electee!:  Mayors   Margaret  Wood;  al-4  dermen: %  John Hicks,    YvonnejJ  Brooker,   Tom  Reynolds,   Jenef  Wood,  Earl  Grey  and ���PhyllliS|  Nelson.  . This last week or two saw the  Townsite ladies taking over the  softball diamond. Some outstanding ability was noticed and  with a little more support from  the shy ones, who are a wee bit  afraid of playing in front of a  PUGNACIOUS MALE  BLUEBIRD NEARLY  MEETS DEATH  A PUGNACIOUS male bluebird almost met its doom during the course of a fight with  another bird of the same species a few days ago.  The incident occurred in the  office of P. A. Gorse of Salmon  Arm. F. Bivar and Mr. Gorse  were conversing, with the office  door open. Surrenly, two male  bluebirds, fighting fiercely,, flew  into the office. Presumably at-  crowd, a couple of regular teams    tempting to escape from the pre-  WEST HOWE SOUND  CHIMNEY SERVICE  HOPKINS TO PENDER HARBOUR  FIREPLACE AND CHIMNEY  BUILDING SWEEPING AND REPAIRS  Address letters to:  GIBSONS LANDING POST OFFICE  Lloyd Roller and Clif Ladd,proprietors  illiHIIIWIIHiUmiiniHIM^  could be organized. So come on  ladies, let hubby do the dishes  a cuple of nights a week and  wet out on the diamond with  the old pill.  Think what it can do for the  figure,  too.  V * * *  ...BRITANNIA MINE  Did  you  see Hughie Watson  of the Incline bursting that vest  button the week-end of June 1.  Yes, it was a son, Mother and  baby are reported fine.  *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. D. McKnight  have as their guest Mrs. Mc-  Knight's mother, Mrs. E. Kania  of Vancouver.  Mrs.  W. Bennett  of Vancou-  mises, one of the birds dashed  against a window and fell to th^  floor.  Mr. Gorse'p English setter  was in the office at the time. As  the bird fell, the dog darted  forward and had it in his mouth  almost before the two men  could move.  But this story had a happy  ending. Mr. Gorse quickly opened the jaws of the dog, which  offered no resistance, and the  surprised bird flew away unharmed. Any other canine but  a game dog would have killed  its feathered prey on the-^pot.  Mr. Gorse finally caught the  second bird and when released,  _ it, too, flew away. Presumably  g    ver is the guest of Mr and Mrs.    by this fame, both birds had lost  m\\\m  Billwiller, while Mr. and Mrs  A Smith have as their guest,  Mrs. F. Crocker of Seattfe Both  ladies are former resident of  the Townsite.  any further inclination to continue the battle. Truly a happy  ending to what the two spectators expected wou|d hi a trar  gedy.  SI  Courtenay Solons  Urge Canine  Birth Control  COURTENAY Cotincii;:gave in-i  itial reading last weekf>tbrlj  by-law which promises to abate  the   dog   nuisance   within   the |  city. In addition to fixing theAj  amount of tax at $2.00 for dogsf  and sprayed females and $4.001  for female dogs and providing!  a penalty for "anyone who suf-1  fers or allows unlicensed dbgs|  to  habitually  remain   on  theiril  premises,"    the    new   ~by-lawf  consolidates all similar reg\ila-|  tions  dealing  with  dogs. )i  Alderman Piercy tried to havefl  some canine birth control ex-f  tended over stray animals, ,buti  the aldermen could see no way!  to stamp out the normal increase p  in dog population. .. '   |  The suggestion of increased M  tax on females brought the com- |  ment from Alderman Hunter!  that "it Wouldn't: make afty \|  difference what you tax unless $  you collect it, and when you go f  around they deny that they \  own the dogs, so we don't get j  the money.",  "We   will   after   this",   sue- yt  cintly commented Mayor Simms. if  Redwood trees, presently lim- m  ited to the Pacific coast, once  thrived in areas now occupied jj  by  Yellowstone  National Park  and parts of the Colorado Rockies.


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