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Array I-'  I ���  li  *5i?��R.  lowe So  A NEW British Columbia tourist and fishing resort is being  built by Ronald H. Stiles of Oakland, Calif,, in the mouth of  Howe Sound.  The establishment, is being  constructed on Worlcombe Island, one mile from Roger Curtis Point on the southwest corner  of Bowen Island.  This is one of the most scenic  and one of the best fishing  grounds of the owerBiC. coast.  Mr. Stiles has made arrangements with United Air Lines to  fly guests from California to  Vancouver. Here a fast speed  boat will-pick them up and take  them to the island.  Besides the main lodge, a  number of cottages will be built.  A boat will go with each estab-  lishment.  Mr. Stiles plans, to have it  ready by next summer. It will  accommodate 40 guests.  Granthams Gun  Club Member  In Rifle Shoot  GRANTHAMS���The Granthams  ..Gun Club members sailed over  toYKeats Island^where they took  part in a. rifle shoot. Arid from  the score sheet they did very  ���WellY .Y..:,/,YY^  Vic Stevenson was high man  with 22,7 out of & possible 250.  Other scores were: Gordon  White 205; Eric ; Cbwden,  195;  ;$fts|g]lij^^  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.  PTJBXiIS_��EI>  BY THE   COAST  NEWS,   IiIMIT-33>  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C.      ^rational Advertising1 Office: Powell River, B.   C.  Vol. 2���No. 5.  HALFMOON BAY, B. C. Friday, August 23, 1946.5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Holds  V-J Dance  OVER 100 WILL ATTEND  owe Sound Camp   Al Port Mellon  Al Squamish     Scene of Youth Meet  &M  SQUAMISH ��� The Legion V-J  dance last Wednesday night  in P.G.E. Hall, Squamish, and  was a high success.  A large crowd attended and  the local orchestra supplied  good music. Novelty hats, balloons, etc., added to the mterri-  ment.  The hall was beautifully decorated and refreshments were  served. Many of the fairer sex  were formally dressed. A!nd  quite a few of our young lads  were feeling pretty happy.  Everyone appreciated the efforts put forth by the Legion.  SECHELT DROPS  FASTBALL GAME  TO SUNSETS  GIBSONS Landing���The Sunsets  Softball 'team again invaded  Sechelt successfully Friday  evening. After the last fielder  had groped his way in through  the dark to ask what had been  going on since he left, it was  discovered that the score was  11-7 for the guests. Bob Nimmo  at the wheel of T. R. Godfrey's  No. 2 piloted the assembly out,  and Frank Bailey contrived  most^^Ytnem^  '" ���--'������'���'������������ ��� - "���,\^^*<^^JW.v\:w!vW*'T^A''-,'"l. -f>, <-v ;.  "    v'���,.;: ;,'V:  MORE THAN 100 young men and women, including university students, workers and professional men will  gather to hear eight widely-known lecturers, to discuss current affairs and to have a novel holiday when the Public  Affairs Institute of the Vancouver Y.M.C.A. meets August  24th for its' sixth annual conference at beautiful Camp  Elphinstone on Howe Sound.  Three of the lecturers are  graduates of oujr.own Uui-  versity of B.C., and others  are drawn from the university's teachinf staff. They  will participate in round  tables and will lead group  discussions on aspects of  world affairs and what we  can do about them.  Y^��ThuSi^22^-business is allyti*  when the boys use ��obd judgment but there are many complaints regarding promiscuous  shooting. Mrs. Grantham complains thatythe roof of her house  is being used as a target and  one lady states that while walking through the "Glen" there  was the "ping" of a "22" a little  too close for comfort. Unless  this nuisance stops the police  will be notified.  KLEINDALE  By Mrs. O. Dubois  THE VISITING list in Kleindale is very high this month.  Visiting Mrs. Pete Klein and  her mother, Mrs. Wild, and Mrs.  Klein's niece, Barbara. Vancouver visitors to the Sundquist  home were as follows, Mrs. Sun-  dquist's sister, Mrs. J. Johnston and daughter. Gloria. Mr.  and Mrs. Archie Warner have,  as guests Mrs. J. Mickelson and  neice, Mrs. R. Bawcock and Mrs.  Bawcock's two children, Jeffrey  and Lois.  .  There have, been many cougars seen here of late, and always very close to ysomeone's  home which goes to show they  aren't a& all :timid. The deer are  also'*very plentiful? here this  summer and/ have eaten the  gardens, right to the ground  much yto the local farmers displeasure..  :Yf  Smuggles Jews  RIGHT in the centre of action  in the "hottest spot in the  world"���smuggling illegal immigrants mto Palestine ��� is a  smallish ship which for 20 years  carried passengers between Vancouver and Powell River.  .She is the S.S. "Cairo", ex-.  S.S. Camosun, ex-S.S. Prince  Charles.   .  As the Camosun, the vessel  ended service on the Queen  Charlotte run just over a year  ago, was repaired and overhauled in Vancouver and sold  to a firm in Athens, Greece, by  Union Steamships.  She sailed from Vancouver in  early September of 1945, bound  for Tel Aviv, Palestine and  manned by Greek officers and  men.  Now, financed by the Jewish  underground movement, the ship  has been carrying. Jewish refugees froni Marseilles and Italian  ports to Haifa and has already  landed many hundreds of men,  women and children.  Built at Ayr, Scotland, in 1913,  she  was  used   in   trie  Orkney.  Islands    service   before   being  brought to the B. C. coast over  20 years ago.  But campers won't spent all  their time on world affairs. Afternoons will be free for boating, swimming and hiking. In  addition, there will be cultural  activities including music appreciation,- sketching, handicrafts  and discussion of Canadian literature.   .  Headline leaders of the conference are. Dr. Warren E. Tom-  linson, Arriierican political scien-  %isty ������W^^^^^^k^^t^^'^,.  International /delations;Y Drf  Mack Eastman, former U. B. C.  professor who was an outstanding Canadian delegate to the  old League of Nations and who  is an authority on the world  scene; Leo Huberman, noted  New York labor leader and author of a best-selling pamphlet,  "The Truth About Trade Unions"; and Dr. Earle Birney,  widelynread Canadian poet who  has just joined the staff of his  Alma Mater, U.B.C, as professor of English.  Two other U.B.C. graduates  who have risen to top positions  will address the conference.  They are: Capt. Robert Mac-  Kenie, former official of U.B.C.'s  Extension Department and now  assistant director of the Canadian Association for Adult Education; and Dr. Maurice A. Freeman, professor of Economic His  tory at Occidental College.  PHILOSOPHICAL THEME   Professor J. D. Ketchum,  Canada's leading social psychologist, of Toronto, will tell institute campers just what practical steps can be taken through  education and psychology to  make democracy more effective.  And Rev. Howard Norman, minister of St. George's United  Church, Vancouver, and authority on Japanese relations, will  set the philosophical theme for  the conference.  Campers pay $20 for the week,  bring their own blankets and  live in rustic log cabins. Singsongs, campfire programs and  dances entertain them at night.  Y.M.C.A. officials state they are  still accepting registrations for  the eight-day program.  Plan Scored  By Sinclair  How many homes are there in  your community? Last year of  jevery 1,100 homes, one was visited by deatli due to home acci  dents,    reports  Safety Council.  the    National  ':,-,���. Miss: Millie Klun left for the  U.S.A. Wednesday for a visit.  GRANTHAM'S  LANDING  By Jim Rennie  Mr. Cathers has left to take  up a position with the B. C.  Electric Railway company.  While here he was in charge of  the Grantham's water system.  Mr. and Mrs. Matthews of  Granthams nowon a tour of the  Xl.S.A. and eastern ; Canada  writes from the Bay of Fundy  that they get a thrill reading  the Coast News from cover to  cover and is keeping them in  touch with home.  "'... .Mr. Lowes of Toames Point  has left for his farm in Assini-  boia, Sask., where he will assist  in harvesting operations.  ���    *    *  Miss Dot Gamie and Miss  Marion Adams were visitors  over the weekend.  JAMES Sinclair, Liberal member for Vancouver North, and  George Cruickshank (Lib-Fra-  ser Valley) put Veterans' Affairs Minister Ian MacKenzie  through a rigid cross-examination Thursday night in respect  to veterans' housing in Vancouver, and British Columbia generally.  Mr. Sinclair pointed out that  a new interpretation of "small  holdings" had been brought in  not by tne Veterans' Land Act  branch or the Department of  Veterans' Affairs, but by the  Minister of Reconstruction and  Supply, which would prevent  Vancouver veterans interested  in small holdings locating in  North Vancouver or Burnaby.  This recent regulation how limited small holdings to communities of less than 5000 or more  han 15 miles from a metropolitan area.  Mr. MacKenzie promised that  the matter would be fully considered and he would do all he  could to present Mr. Sinclair's  views to his colleagues.  "For the minister to tell me  in his present manner that the  matter is under consideration is  not- good enough," persisted Mr.  Sinclair.  TO DISCUSS SITUATION  "Why "was the change made?  As a Vancouver member I would  like to know just where these  veterans . with small industrial  jobs in Vancouver are to settle  if not in North Vancouver and  Burnaby."  The minister said he was taking note of, "my friend's representation and I shall discuss it  (Continued on Page 3)  PORT   MELLON���Sunday   was  a big day for Port Mellon  with two fastball games and a  life saving demonstration by the  Royal Life Saving Society.  The first game with Squamish with Ernie Hume pitching  was an easy victory for us. The  score  11-1  for Port Mellon.  The feature game was in the  evening against McGavin's Bakery boys. The game was a close  one with no runs till the sixth  inning When Ken Hall made a  run for Port Mellon. In the  seventh inning McGavins scored one run.  The score ran the same to the  end. Overtime was played with  Port Mellon scoring, giving us  the game 2-1.  McGavins will be back on  Labour Day and they say "It  will be a different story". Who  knows?  British Columbia  Education Drive  Benefits Industry  SOMEWHAT to their surprise,  British    Columbia    industrial  companies   have   found   them-  .z..$&$&%this immediate beneficiar-  iesi" V/Pa* new W^a^o^^jprb^ta^th  developed primarily for school  students by the Vancouver board  of trade.  The B. C. Products and Industrial Bureau, co-operating  with the Department of Education, recently launched the educational project to combat the  impression among young people  that they must 'go away" to find  suitable jobs. Selecting canning, weaving and other industries for study, the bureau invited various companies to prepare stories and illustrations of  occupational opportunities in  their fields.  PATTERN IN UNIFORM  The story pattern has been  well defined for all studies. Emphasizing operations and minimizing pictures of machines and  plant, a collection of photographs has been made of all  operations of companies in each  field. Commentaries are written  for the pictures, which are made  into halftones and 35 mm. slide  strips. The commentaries are  illustrated and prepared for insertion in school notebooks.  Copies of the film are routed  by the Department of Education  among all schools with projection equipment.  Company names were not excluded from the studies where  such names appear naturally in  plants. For the companies contributing studies, the series for  the first time provides complete  records of operations^ CbpiesYof  the illustrated commentary an<i  film are being used for various/  promotional purposes;" Iri %df  dition, each company can use^  the material to.show employees  the importance of their individual jobs in the over-all industry operations.  The April traffic death toll  reached 2,650���a 47 per cent increase over April of last year.  SfJOigiAOHd Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 23, 1946.  Mhz (Boasi ^tms  L  3 Lines  (15 Words) for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad) 60c  Sxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with order.  Notices, EngagementsT Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS --- BIG RESULTS!  i|  From the B.C. Capital  To Re-establish Borstal  System in Province  William Keir of the P.M.L. 3, i  Vancouver, have been enjoy- ;  ing good fishing here during the j;  past week. They have just lately ']  released some grouse on Texada I  Island for the benefit of the "\  fall hunters.  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.  WE  BUY  AND  SELL���  Rifles and shotguns bought  and sold aleo all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools,  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B.C.  CQNNOR NU-WAY HAND  WASHERS $36, IN STOCK���  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madiera Park, Pender Harbour.  tf  WEDDING   STATIONERY  Engraved or standard wedding invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake  boxes, complete with cards, 95c  dozen. The Coast News, Halfmoon Bay, 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  WANTED  COMFORTABLE    room   with  board  for   old  lady  in  good  health, vicinity Sechelt or Pender   Harbour.   Can ��� pay   $45.00  ' per month. Permanent.  Box A,  .  Coast News.  1  MARINE   REPAIRS  We are specialists in general  jrepairs,   electric   and   acetylene  "welding.      Westview    Machine  Shop,  Westview, B.C.  MISCELLANEOUS  3AWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled and sharpened,  icissors, shears and knives  ground. Apply W. W. Burroughs, Westview, B.C. tf  a  OIL BURNERS  'QUEEN" oil range burners  now in stock. Tommy Thomas. Madeira Park, Pender Harbour. 5  FOR SALE  DELCO   light   plant.    32  volt,  D.C., 1250 watt. $150. Tommy  Thomas. 5  PAINTING       ' ~  RSSIDENTS of Sechelt Peninsula!. We offer all weather  protection for your home. Painting our specialty, brush or  spray; roofing, alterations ,and  repairs. Phone or write Walker  and Ritchie, Selma Park.  WANTED  DRESSER or a chest of drawers.  Box M, Coast News.    , 7  .    FOR RENT  3-ROOMED   suite   to   rent  for  winter months.   Quiet elderly  couple preferred.  Bonnie Doon,  Granthams. 1  : " FOR RENT / ~~~  4-ROOMED furnished cottage,  newly painted inside and out.  Lovely view, sink and running  water, $20.00 per month. Apply  Coast News.  ...... PERSONAL  RELIEF FROM CAR SICKNESS  ��� Our prevention method  proven successful in all cases,  young or old. Prevents Travel  Sickness for you or money refunded. Take advantage of our  introductory offer now. For lifetime protection mail two dollars  to Simplex Devices, 370 Victoria  St., Kamloops, B. C. 1  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  PAINTING  SPRAY painting, licensed painter, interior and exterior work,  ialsomining   if   required.    Vic  Palmer,   Pender  Harbour.        5  ~~ FOR RENT  3-ROOMED cottages or 1-roomed cabins, Garden Bay Lodge,  Garden Bay. 7  The MacLean  Business Service  Auditing���Accounting  Income Tax Problems  $1.50-a-week Book-keeping  and Tax Service for  Local Clients and by  Mail to Coastal Points  Patricia Theatre Building,  Powell River. B.C.  PHONE   9001  SHOP by MAIL  from  P0W��H Stoics JML  Powell River, B. G.  The north coast's Most Modem Department Store  RE-ESTABLISHMENT of the  Borstal System of rehabilitating young delinquents in British  Columbia, will be proceeded  with immediately, the Honourable G. S. Wismer, K.C., attorney-general, announced upon his  return from the Old Country.  The Borstal school was operated in Vancouver from 1937 to  1942, but/was closed down due  to lack of accommodation. _ It is  now the intention to re-establish  the Borstal system with some  modifications on the initial venture.  The honor system will still be  the keynote of the plan of correction, with no guns, no fences,  no bars, no locks to keep the  boys in.  HOSPITAL SURVEY  Graham L. Davis, hospital director for the W. K. Kellogg  Foundation of Battle Creek,  Michigan, will conduct a survey of hospital requirements for  British oClumbia at no cost to  the province, it was announced  by the Honorable G. S. Pearson,  provincial secretary.  This is the first step in planning a long-range program of  hospital construction and remodeling based on community  requirements. /  POWER DEVELOPMENTS  Steady progress is being, made  on the general contract for the  construction  of the head dam,  power house and intake of the  Campbell River power development undertaken  by the  B. C.;  Power   Comission,   it   was   announced by Premier John Hart.  Already 1,500 cubic yards of  concrete have been placed in the  main dam; while a start has been  made ou driving the steel sheets,  piling along the centre of the  earth  filled   dam  between   the  main concrete dam and the intake structure.  The Ypuncan Bay dock has  been completed while a survey  of the Ladore Falls dam site  also has been completed.  ROBERTS CREEK  ELEANOR SHAW  (Correspondent)  Mr. and Mrs. J. Tornkinson(  from the Okanagan are here'  visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. Orr.  * * *      s.  Ronnie Hughes is now working in a garage at Hope.  * *    *  Doug Foley was hurt while  working for Burns and Jackson,  but is now progressing nicely.  Mrs. C. Cassidy returned from  the hospital after an operation  on her leg which she hurt some  time ago in a fall.  -    *    *    *  Mrs. G. Reeves is visiting her  sister at Jordon River.  * . *    *  George Klein has left Roberts  Creek for a vacation.  * *    *  Sam McRae has finished his  Swiss-ohalet style log bungalow Which has been very much  admired.  A lot of road work has been  done along Beach Avenue, lately y  Which shquldi help the residents  of this growing district.;  Roberts^ Creeks post office,  smelt very strongly from decomposed herring which . some  ardent fisherman had matted to  a friend.  i^^t^*-*^*-^^-**^*^  f Don't insist on your.., rites,  warns the National Safety Caun-  cil.  by Margery Thomas  Correspondent  r mmmmmKammmmmmmmmmmmmmsmmmmmm  Mr. Roy S. Moe of Vancouver  is visiting at the home cf his  daughter, Mrs. Lbrne E. Maynard this week.  * *    *  Holidaying this week in Ballet  Bay is Kenneth Campbell of  West Vancouver.  * *"  *  Mr. and Mrs. MacKinnon and  family are holidaying  at their  camp at West Lake.  * *    *  Enroute from a trip up Princess Louisa, Capt. and Mrs. Robt.  Germain of Pender Harbor,  spent a couple of days visiting  friends in this district. Included  in their party were the motor  cruisers "Victoria" and "Fiesta"  of Seattle.  * *    *,  On Saturday, the 10th, a very  pleasant evening was spent at  the home of Mr. and Mrs. 'Judd  Johnston in honor of their  daughter Alice when many relatives and friends extended  their congratulations to Alice,  it being her twenty-first birthday.  * *    *  . During the next two weeks  Dr. J. S. Gladwin of Vancouver,  will be enjoying the fishing season in this vicinity, while holidaying at the home of Harry B.  Thomas. Mrs.'Gladwin will join  the doctor for the second week  of the holiday. y        ^  Inspectors "Frank Butler $3nd  H. @. McGRANDLE  PORT   MELLON  ���  I  I  i  m  <_u  Specializing  in  Fire ��� Accident  Sickness  I  1!  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-Slrailon Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps .  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  Machines  Radios  Oil Heaters and Ranges  Complete Stock of  Pipe Fittings f  I  I  i!  I  1  I  $300,000  CONTRIBUTED  TO B.C. CANCER  CAMPAIGN  La the recent "Conquer Cancer Campaign" the people of British Columbia,  contributed $300,000 to help light  Public Enemy Number 1.  The voluntary contribution of this  money is q: magnificent/and a heartening indication of the public awareness of this dread disease.  We are most grateful to the large  army of workers who, at considerable  personal sacrifice, gore unstintingly  of their time and effort to make the  Campaign a success*  I!  fc C. CANCER  FOUNDATION  EC. BRANCH,  CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY t Friday, August 23, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  .Page Three  I  6p ft  I WONDER how many of us  have sat down to write a letter at some time or other and  just sat there. The letter had  to be written to catch the mail  that day but still we sat���just  couldn't think of a thing to say  ���thoughts were in a muddle. I  feel sort of that way today. I  have a large selection of varied  recipes, but at first glance I  notice "tbo much shortening, too  much sugar, or other items hard  to get. I glance again and see  that some of the recipes I have  before me serve 6, 8 and 10  people. ... The majority of the  recipes in quantity can very  easily be cut down for two or  three people. How, said a young  bride to me recently, can I cut  down a recipe suitable for two  people when it cals for only one  egg- Easiest thing in the world .  sez I. Beat the egg and then  measure out the amount required leaving the remainder  for some other recipe you are  about to use. "Hum! Never  thought of that," she said.( Here  is a versatile cake recipe you  will all want to make a note of.  CAKE RECIPE  Cream 3 tbsp. shortening and  beat with it the yolk of one egg,  add either 2 tbsp. sugar or Yz  cup corn syrup, one cupful of  sweet milk, sift in 1 heaping  cupful of flour and 2Vz tbsp.  baking powder, and % tsp. salt.  Lastly stir in the stiffly beaten ���  white of the egg, and 1 tsp. vanilla. Now that you have the  cake here are a few excellent  uses for it. When rhubarb is .in  season it's rhubarb shortcake,  and during the berry season its  berry shortcake. When you no  longer have fresh fruit, use can- Y  hed fruit. I like it myself smothered in apple sauce from the  early fall apples with plenty  of cinnamon, or cloves in the  sauce. With maple syrup on the  shelves again use it as a maple  syrup puddingi A caramel sauce  goes nicely with it. Caramelize  I tbsp. sugar, then add salt and  % cup water and 1 cup milk.  Thicken with a well-beaten egg  and 1 level tsp, of cornstarch,  bring to a boil and add vanilla  and a lot of butter. When well-  cooked pour over the cake. If  you wish a hot dessert, cut cake  into individual servings;, set a  marshmallow or a small piece  of chocolate bar on top of each  serving letting it melt in the hot  oven and you have a lovely topping. If your cake becomes stale  before it is all eaten up, then  break it into smal pieces in a  casserole and pour either chocolate or plain custard over it.  Dotted with the stiffly-beaten  white of an egg, it is ready in  about 15 minutes to serve hot or  cold with or without cream.  This is the time of the year  Pliotopphs  Announcing that Willet F:  Evans is prepared to serve  the Howe Sound area as  Photographer. Child Portraits, a specialty.  Your " satisfaction is my  guarantee^ of staying in  business.  Willet, F. Evans  SqufMtiish, RX.  when we should serve vegetable  plate dinners more often. One  day a week at' least. Vegetables  are healthful and economical.  Of course they call for care as  to color combinations and flavor contrasts but are simple to  prepare for al that. A colorful  combination is made up of finely diced or grated carrots  sprinkled over cauliflower.  Green peas, combined with diced white turnips, look very  tempting and taste good. Peas  when cooked or canned can be  put into baked acorn' squash  halves, melted butter poured  over both and a half squash for  each person.  VEGETABLE PIE  1 cup diced carrots, 1 cup  cauliflower,. 2 cups well . seasoned white sauce, xk cup grated  cheese, 1 cup peas or string  beans. Left-over vegetables may  be used in this recipe if desired.  Place them in casserole, cover  with white sauce and grated  cheese. The addition of a mashed potato crust makes this into  a delicious one-dish vegetable  luncheon or dinner. Bake in a  hot oven 400 degrees F.  STUFFED TOMATOES  Six medium sized tomatoes, Vz  tbsp. finely chopped onion, Vz  cup finely chopped cooked  chicken or other left-over cooked meat, 2 tbsp. mild flavored  fat, Vz cup soft, stale bread  crumbs, salt and pepper, 1 egg  slightly beaten, buttered cracker  or bread crumbs. Wipe and remove thin slice from stem end  of tomatoes. Take out seeds  and pulp and drain off most of  the liquid.   Sprinkle with salt,  invert, let stand 30 minutes or  longer. Cook onion and butter  five minutes. Add chopped meat,  bread crumbs, pulp from tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste.  Place in greased pan, sprinkle  with buttered crumbs, and bake  20 minutes in hot oven 400 degrees F. If you wish to serve  stuffed tomatoes cold, just mix  up left-over vegetables plus cold  cooked" meat or chicken, mix  with it your favorite salad dressing. Return this mixture to the  tomato and top with finely  chopped hard boiled egg and  parsley adding a stuffed green  olive if you" wish.  CANNED  TOMATO   JUICE  Wash tomatoes, remove stem  end, cut into small pieces and  boil five minutes in a covered  kettle. Press thru a sieve keeping the kettle on the stove so  the juice will be kept hot. Bring  juice to boiling point and quickly pour into clean hot sealers  and Vz inch of vacuum type. Add  % tsp. salt to each pint of juice.  Partially seal screw and spring  tops, but completely seal vacuum type. Process both pint  and quart sealers for 20 minutes in the boiling water bath.  Remove from water immediately, complete seal on screw and  spring top sealers, cool in an  upright position. Label and  store.  BREAD AND BUTTER  PICKLES  Cut cucumbers in very thin  slices, do not peel; measure 1  quart sliced cucumbers, add six  small onions, peeled and sliced.  Sprinkle with salt and let stand  one hour. Drain and add 1 cup  vinegar, Wz cups sugar, 1 tsp.  celery seed, 1 tsp. tumeric powder, Vz tsp. powdered cinnamon,  2 sweet peppers chopped. Boil 20  minutes and bottle while hot.  VET'S HOUSING  (Continued from Front Page)  with the minister of reconstruction at the earliest possible moment."  Mr. Cruickshank wanted to  know why homes now erected  in the Fraser valley were not  available for sale to veterans,  and why veterans were not al  lowed to buy Japanese farms,  homes or individual holdings in  the Fraser Valley.  An official of the V.L.A. in  Vancouver said the act "is definitely rural."  "We seek acreage for the veteran in a rural' area where the  taxes can easily be paid.  "The whole argument seems  to centre around the fact that  veterans want small holdings in  urban areas and the act does not  allow that."  r  *fohn Catfanaeh  GIBSONS LANDING  At Your Service for  ROOFING ��� RUMPUS ROOMS  REPAIRS  REMODELING ��� REBUILDING  EAVES TROUGHS INSTALLED  Scales are the only things that  lend real weight to most fish  stories.���Guelph Mercury.  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  BUILDING     -  SUPPLIES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing,   Shingles,  Cement  SASK and DO OSS  HAILS  PAXNT and  VARNISHES  MARINE PAINTS  VSea King" Brand  BUILDERS'  HARDWARE  PLUMBING  SUPPLIES  LINOLEUM  MARINE  PUMPS  "Jabisco"  SOPS and CANVAS  LUMBER  UARZNE   ENGINES  (new)  Lauson, gas  Murphy���Deisel  Hendy���Deisel  MARINE  ENGINES  (Rebuilt)  SUPPLIES  and  FISX-ZNO OH AS  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 hold dealerships from some of tne best supply  houses in Vancouver.  GOOD QUALITY ��� PAIS PRICE  APPLIANCES MAKE  FOR BETTER LIVING  Enjoy the Comforts of a Beatty Automatic  Pressure Water System  ���  You can't beat the Beatty Automatic Pressure Water System for care-free, modern living. This one features a ,25-  Imperial-Gallon Galvanized Tank and is for use with  ordinary plumbing. Complete with all necessary pump,  tank and fittings included.  Here are some of the features:  ��� DIRECT DRIVE���Uses less power. Eliminates strain  and wedging of pulleys.  ��� VERTICAL MOTOR���Spins as easily as a top. y* horsepower.  ��� MOTOR SHAFT���Weight carried on a ball bearing  packed in grease.  ��� LUBRICATION���Fully automatic. Every moving part  is completely enclosed in the main frame ��� literally  flooded with oil.  ��� PI_5TON ROD���Of Monel Metal �������� more non-corrosive  than any other material.  ��� VALVES���Extra large; Of tough tire tread rubber.  Mounted on brass seats.    ;  ��� CAPACITY���200 wine or 166 imperial gallons per hour.  ��� SIZE���22-inch wide, 25-inch deep, 50V2<-inch high.  GIBSONS LANDING  Complete Line of Household Furniture  PHONE OR MAIL YOUR ORDER TODAY Page Four.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  Friday, August 23, 1946.  [onty  TEXADA NARRATIVES  .FIELD Marshal Viscount Montgomery is to be  given a civic reception by the city of Halifax  on August 31.   He has specifically requested  that  the  functions  be   limited   to   men  only.  Women will be barred from all receptions and  from the  official  luncheon.  Now this is what one might describe as an  exceedingly   strange   thing.    Just   why   does  Monty want no women?  It is simply unbelievable that he does not  like them. For everybody likes women. Who  could help it?  The only possible alternative is that he is  afraid of them.  And that is stranger still.  Fear, of course, sometimes follows a weird  pattern. The great hulking elephant is said to  be terrified of a mouse. Are we to believe that  Field Marshal Montgomery is subject to the  same kind of neurosis?  Are we to conclude that the hero of a dozen  vital battlefields is actually frightened of a  skirt?  Stop This Nonsense  NEVER has this country occupied so exalted  a position in the family of nations.   When  Canada speaks, the world listens.  With our increased stature has come increased responsibilities, and we have assumed  them gladly. We played no small part in the  winning of the war, and we are prepared to  do our utmost to stamp out the aftermaths  of that war, plague, pestilence and famine.  To operate efficiently, however, we must  first do a little mending of homes fences.  Canada is a young nation, and there is no  room here for the idler and the parasite. Under  our present system, however, we have become  more vulnrable to the attacks of these burdens  on our economy than in any other country in  the world. /  As long as the unemployment legislation of  today continues in effect we shall have thousands of our people living on the public, while  thousands of jobs go begging. Because a man  may no longer be impressed into other than  so-called "suitable employment" he may draw  out-of-work benefits with the greatest of ease,  and  the   taxpayers  lose  another  round.  The clerk turned gunsmith is now a gunsmith  under the Act, and a salesman turned mechanic  is now a mechanic. Our ordnance plants close  down. There is no call for their war-developed  abilities���no "suitable employment" can be  found. Other lines of industry may be crippled  for lack of labor, but these two men may claim  and receive government funds to subsidize their  leisure.  A funny situation���funnily peculiar, that is.  We don't want drones in Canada. It is time to  correct this "suitable employment" nonsense.  ���Kelowna Courier.  Sundials  THE experiment of a German firm in manufacturing pocket sundials as a substitute for  watches is likely to arouse interest in other  countries, including Britain, where watches are  in short supply. Considered as a substitute, the  sundial has certain obvious merits���it neither  gains nor loses, it has no works to speak of,  and recommends itself to the absent-minded by  waiving the ritual of nightly winding. On the  other hand, as it so often candidly admits, it  records only the sunny hours.  There seems no way of overcoming that disadvantage. The British in particular, whose  climate is notoriously capricious, will perhaps  for that reason be inclined to regard the dial,  as Touchstone did, with a "lack-lustre eye."  At a pinch the Briton may prefer to fall back  on the famous advice once offered to his grandparents, and remember that:  Ev'ry member of the force  Has a watch and chain, of course;  If you want to know the time,  Ask a P'liceman!  And then, of course, with sundials there  would be the plaguy nuisance of adding or  subtracting for daylight saving���and never  knowing which was right.  Spain has developed a train which takes  curves at 80 miles an hour, like Franco reorienting himself politically.  WHILE infantile paralysis is causing widespread alarm in other parts of the continent,  there have been no recent new cases in British  Columbia and only three in the province since  the beginning of the year.  However,   the   provincial   board   of   health  warns parents to keep in mind these points:  Good sanitation is the best means of prevention known at present.  Flies may carry the disease.   Keep them out  of the house.  Garbage brings flies.   Dispose of it promptly  so that flies cannot breed in it.  Proper sewage disposal is essential.  Avoid swimming in water that may be polluted.  Avoid over-exertion and extreme fatigue.  Pay strict attention to personal hygiene.  If possible, avoid tonsil and adenoid operations during epidemics.  Poetfs Corner  RECONVERSION  JWhen bugles sound their final notes  And bombs explode no more  And we return to what we did  Before we went to war,  The sudden shift of status  On the ladder of success,  Will make some worthy gentlemen  Feel like an awful mess.  Just think of some poor captain  Minus all his silver bars  Standing up behind some counter  Selling peanuts and cigars! !  And think of all the majors  When their oak leaf s far behind  And the uniform they're wearing  Is the Western Union kind!  Shed a tear for some poor colonel  If he doesn't feel himself;  Jerking sodas isn't easy  When your eagle's on the shelf.  'Tis a bitter pill to swallow,  'Tis a matter of despair;  Being messengers and clerks again  Is a mighty cross to bear.  So be kind to the working people  That you meet where'er you go,  For the guy who's washing dishes  May have been your old CO.  Noted In Passing  "Ah, Professor Small, I hear your wife has  presented you with twins. Girls or boys?"  "Well I believe one is a boy and the other  is a girl, but may be the other way rund."  The man who boarded a taxicab at Grand  Central station was so obviously a hayseed  that the unscrupulous driver saw a. chance for  a bonanza. "The Biltmore hotel," said the fare.  The Biltmore is only a half block away, but  the driver took a circuitous route. At the end  of the ride the meter read $14.35. The hayseed's  face flushed with anger. "You can't play me  for a sucker!" he yelled angrily. "I been  driven to this hotel once before from Grand  Central and the last time the fare was only  $12.60."  A new high was reached in the housing  shortage when the town council of Alvinston,  Antario, was evicted from the town hall.  ���  Finance Minister Ilsley has been receiving  400 suggestions a day on the budget.   A safe  bet is that none of them call for higher income  .taxes., .... .       ��� '     .  A/new tulip has been named Josef Stalin.  Three guesses as to its color.  Philippine democracy appears to be on a  sound basis. The defeated candidate for the  presidency says his opponent stoie the election.  A peach orchard in full bloom is an inspiring  sight. But one rosebud given to the right person at the right time can often accomplish more.  Mountain Guide: "Be careful here. It's dangerous. But if you do fall, remember to look  to the left.   You get a wonderful view."  Train your mind to mind the  train, advises the National Safety Council in reporting that  grade crossing accidents killed  2,074 people last year.  AMONG those who came to  Texada Island before 1900 and  who still reside there are W.  Treloar, William, Lee, Walter  Planta, George McLeod, Jim  McKimmie, Ed Russ, all of whom  have made definite contributions  to the growth and development  of the island they adopted.  Another group of names includes those of the mining men  who came for varying lengths  of time, but who left an indelible mark. Outstanding among  these was Harry W. Treat, New  York capitalist." Others were  Edward Blewett, Thomas Kiddie, W. Hewitt, Dr. Tanzer, Mr.  Eastman and J. Findlay.  Old-timers never lost connections with two men who came  to Van Anda during their early  training years and who left to  make paths of their own in British Columbia. These were the  late W. E. Burns and the late  R; L. "Pat" Maitland. To the  last those men welcomed sincerely their old associates from  Van Anda days. Another, who  has become well known in British' Columbia medical circles, is  Dr. Keith. Still another who is  capturing much interest to-day  for his jouralistic and historic  achievements is B. A- McKelvie,  who attended school at Van  Anda, where his father was  master mechanic at the smelter.  Even before the little white  church was built at Van Anda ��.  in   1900,   there   had  been   two  ministers, Rev. Stoney an Anglican, followed by Rev. Madill,  a  Presbyterian.   Services were  held in morning and evening on  Sundays, with Sunday school in  the   afternopn,   ,in   the    "old" ,  schdol-hbuseY ���.T^i��^e^;''&l^fet?5-  was officially opened January 8,  1900 at Van Anda.  One pioneer still living on  the island believes that John  Edwards ^was the first man to  seriously attempt farming on  Texada.' y  Marshall Bros.  Plumbing and Heating,  Estimates  Given  Gibsons Landing, B. C.  THE  Sea Breeze  Beauty Parlor  Gibsons Landing  �� Machine Permanents  ��� Cold Waves  ��� Manicures  ��� Haircuts  ��� Scalp  Treatments  ��� Finger Waving  ��� Individual Styling  Operator���Elsie Innes  Carson ��� Peterson  Trading Company  Combined   Store   and   Cafe  Just Below the School Hall  THE CENTRAL STORE  Jimmy  Carson and Wally  Peterson, Proprietors  Free Delivery  "P.D.Q.  n  Marine Taxi  ;:'-:":.J*d-^n^f''���',I. "y  10 years experience  Business,   Scenic,  Fishing Trips  TWO   FAST   BOATS  Phone Gibsons Landing  it��s compos  ded  D'you know what that means? I do, but it'd take  a lot of mighty big words to explain it.  It means you can start easily with a cold engine.  When the motor runs hot, this oil is still in there  punching. It.stops corrosion and even cleans as  it lubricates. It*s working to cut your costs every  way a motor oil can.  BELIEVE ME���IT'S TOPS.  fm  Say^before I forget U.,.. do you  carry a Standard Credit Card?  It's a howdy thing, to hate, and  fl*��* you an accurate monthly  r&otd. See yow Standard Dealer.  ��m;  66  ���    ���  c&m  ��� r Friday, August 23, 1946..  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  A year ago Marge Kwalheim was  a Wren telephone operator at the  Halifax, naval base when the disastrous fire broke out. Sheremain-  , ed at her post for 17,hours while  evacuation  proceeded  and   was  officially commended for her devo-  [ tion to duty. Now she is a Trans-  Canada Air Lines' passenger agent  lat  Regina,  one  of  a  class  of  60  which recently graduated from the  airline's school at Winnipeg.  PORT MELLON  PEfGGY WIRE���JOAN RHODE  ' (Correspondents)  *______B__i_____^___________________l_________l______________________________________B  Miss Phyllis Cack will be  , back at work next week after  an appendix operation.  The new Grades 1-4 school  teacher is Mrs. Laurie Wiren.  i  *  A shower was held for Miss  Nadine Gant at Mrs. Haines'  home. She and Harry Hill of  Woodfibre plan on getting married next month.  Miss Helen Gunther after her  accident in the pulp mill will  not be back* to; work for another two to six weeks.  A production expert declares  that sedentary work lessens a  man's resistance. The more he  sits the less he can stand.  FOR  Lunch> Dinner or  Afternoon Tea  dome to  Bonnie Brook  Lodge  GOWER POINT  For large parties please  reserve by writing in advance.  LOSSES caused by late blight  can Tae reduced in the tubers  by giving attention to harvesting and storage.   In July late  blight attacked some of the potato tops in some of the coastal  areas of British Columbia, and  if  care  is   not  taken  the   late  blight  fungus may invade the  tubers causing either a dry' or  wet rot.   In affected fields, delay   digging   until   about   two  weeks after the tops are completely  dead.   If weather  conditions do not permit this delay  the   vine  may   be   killed  prematurely   with   a   weed   killer.  Every effort should be made to  dig the potatoes for a couple of  weeks   and   allowing   to  sweat  helps them to recognize slightly  diseased  tubers  not  noticeable  at time of digging.   Discarding  of these affected tubers  assists  in  helping  to   prevent  further  rotting in storage.  The affected potato tops  should not be used as a cover  when pitting. The tops should  be either destroyed or placed in  a compost. In late attacks of  blight when straying has not  been practised, the cutting and  destruction of the tops has been  productive of good results.  Spraying the surface of the soil  with bordeau 4-4-40 or copper  sulphate, 10 pounds per 50 gallons of water, will lessen the  amount of rot eevn though the  foliage has not been protected.  The spread of dry rot in affected tubers can be greatly retarded by storage in a cool, dry  cellar or root room. Moisture  and high temperature in storage favour the spread of the  rot. The rot makes little progress at temperatures of 40 degrees F; of under.       \y :..'.^:,'Y.:;',,':  Late blight is effectively controlled by spraying and some  good results have been obtained  by dusting. The sprays and  dusts, however, must be efficiently applied, that is, covering the plants thoroughly especially the lower leaves and the  under sides of all the leaves.  Spray with bordeaux 4-4-40 or  other copper containing spray  beginning when the plants are  six inches high, at 10-day1;o two  week intervals, more often in  wet weather.  PROGRESS  In 1891 there was one copy  of a newspaper for every 12  persons in Canada and by 1945  daily newspapers had expanded  their circulations making one  copy available for every four  persons���Niagara Falls Review.  Move In!  Selma Park Is Being Sold  Write for descriptive map and circular of the subdivision of this beautiful sea-side resort long operated  by Union SS. Co.  WHILE THEY LAST  4 room sea side and sea view cottages now vacant are  immediately available with large lots.  From $1150.00 to $2500.00  LODGE AT SELMA PARK FOR SALE  (With or without waterfrontage cottages.)  16 furnished rooms, large, equipped cafe and kitchen.  Buyer could build in separate suite.  Ready to operate.  Suitable for year-round operation.   Telephone, water,  light, bus, taxi and steamer services.  ADVANCE WITH THE GULF COAST  Gulf Coast Office/ Halfmoon  Bay  Mgr. E. W. Parr Peairson (Sechelt Telephone)  Consolidated B?ok ers Ltd.  9*2 West Pender Street,  Vancouver, B.C.  Inez  Willison,  Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kilts of  Vancouver stopped in on Sunday for a brief visit with Jor-  genson's, also Mr. and Mrs. Bert  Jorgenson stopped in on their  way home to New Westminster  from Prince Rupert. Mrs. M.  Campbell and Mrs. Hill spent  last Wednesday visiting with  Mrs. Willison.  *    *    *  9 Friday, August 9, was an un  lucky day for Bill VanAlstien  when he broke his arm while  working at the Jorgenson logging camp. He was taken to St.  Mary's and will have to be off  work for a few weeks.  Lady called a local department store and ordered a couple  of bathing suits for her daughter  to wear at camp this summer.  When they arrived, she was understandably disturbed to find  that they had tags attached to  them reading: 'Dry clean. Do  not   wash."  Gibsons Landing  Near Howe Sound School  Quality Merchandise  Wednesday and Saturday  Free Delivery  J. E. Connor, Proprietor  <(.i.i;.;.-.j,  || ONT throw away a lighted match, when you're  <     in a forest area.   One single match, improperly  extinguished, can mean the loss of thousands of dollars  j^rth of ^^^ _  Timber is one of British Columbia's biggest  industries. Directly, or indirectly, it's your business  too���your business, and duty, to prevent forest fires.  Forest fires not only cause material damage���human  lives, too, are many times threatened and taken!  Forest areas are patrolled by watchful Forest  Rangers, but their efforts are worthless if your carelessness runs rampant. It doesn't take much to start  a timber stand blazing. One spark alone can do it.  So be careful with that match.  PREVENT    PO RE ST    FIRES!  British   Columbia   Forest   Service  PARLIAMENT   BUILDINGS  VICTORIA,   B.C.  Lnanm  92 Page Six  THE COAST NEWS. Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  BILL SPEED  Friday, August 23, 1946.  By JON ST. ABLES  COA.ST  OF  COSTARICA  S-2B STRIKES  A DRIFTING  MINE.  CONTROL  ROOM,  LT.COMM.BILl  SPEED AND  SLIM BUTLER  REALIZE  THE SU8 IS  DOOMED  ta> Q-19-A6  Grasping hands to prevent separation  speed ano butler. fight on together.  77/-=  STORM  a/v  �����   �����    %  Butler's  grip  SUDDENLY  RELAXES  &*tc��  HE SLIPS  FROM  SPEED'S  GRASP  jots'-  Bottlenecks Main Trouble  Shortage  Problem of the Hour  THERE* is a desperate housing  shortage in every large Canadian centre. It is fact which  makes housing the Canadian  problem of the hour. Yet curiously enough it is the only fact  which can be firmly seized in  any search for a solution.  Housing is a statistician's  nightmare. What passes for fact  is usually somebody's guess.  Sometimes it is an intelligent  estimate. Sometimes it is a wild  stab in the dark. And sometimes the latter is closer to the  mark than the former.  What is the effective demand  for housing today? How many  houses will be built this year?  The estimates fun all the way  from 60,000 to 100,000. ,, But  those who make these estimates  enter this caveat: Many of the  houses started this year will not  be completed.  How many will fall into this  category? It will depend, upon  the eradication of bottle-necks,  for one thing. It will depend  upon the volume of commercial  and industrial construction, for  another. It will depend upon  the type of commercial and industrial' construction that approaches completion first. A  new hotel, if it can get the ma-  T R GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  ^IBSON^TANmNG^  General Trucking  and Fuel  terial, would use enough soil  pipe and plumbing fixtures to  supply 300 houses. But if it cannot get these materials, its construction is halted half way.  COMPLEX PROBLEM  But why not ban the construction of all but essential  housing? That is so complex a  problem that the government  threw up its hands and passed  the responsibility back to the  municipalities.  If commercial and industrial  construction are left aside���a  large "if"--the reason for this  can be summed up as follows:  There has been a greater number of houses put under construction this year than in any  year in Canadian history.  ���: Last year we built 47,000 units  of housing. The average for all  the years from 1924 to 1939 was  32,000 a year. In the peak year,  1928, we built 52,000 units. This  year something between 60,000  and 100,000 units wil be put under construction.  Despite the fact that production of all the component parts  for houses is breaking records,  there are serious bottle-necks  which is holding up completions.' These are: window glass  (which comes in the main from  Belgium), electric wiring, and  plumbing fixtures, soil pipe,  finishing lumber, plywood and  doors, some hardware, cement  in some localities, and widespread local shortages in particular items and particular trades.  APPOINTMENT  Mr. T. F. Flahiff was named  director general of housing last  month. His job will be to catalogue the bottlenecks according  to importance and then do something about them. *  In many cases an expansion  of productive capacity will be  required and that.will be ordered.  In addition there will be a  LANG'S DRUGS  PHONE 8 SHORT GIBSONS LANDING  HOT WEATHER NEEDS  BATHING CAPS SUN GOGGLES  SUN TAN LOTION  CHARM KURL  WAVE SET  iFor a home permanent  $1.35 Set  HAND LOTIONS  THERMOS BOTTLES  COLOGNE AND  ���PERFUMES  *  MAIL   ORDERS  HANDLED PROMPTLY  program of reclamation, to salvage million of feet of lumber,  and other materials from government wartime buildings.  But many bottle-necks are international. If we could get a  couple of ship-loads of Belgian  window glass it would work  wonders. But the bomb blasted  cities of Europe are crying for  glass and their need is greater  than ours. Some flat glass is  produced in Canada and it may  be that this production can be  expanded.  Hardwood flooring is one of  the most serious shortages. Much  of it came from the United  States and is no longer available.  The lumber strike hit housing  a heavy blow. A shortage of  plywood already existed and is  now much worse. That is reflected in shortages of doors.  Seasoned lumber for finished  trim and cupboards is another  major headache to builders.  HIGH COST OF LOLLIPOPS  Children in the New York  City area are personally experiencing inflationary bites into  their spending allowances���lollipops have gone up 233 percent,  in price. Formerly selling at  one cent each, the price last  week was three for 10 cents.���  Toronto Star.  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.  Doubling your speed, according to the National Safety  Council, means: (1) Twice the  thinking distance before you  start to stop; (2) Four times  the braking distance before you  stop; (3) Four times the force  of collisiori if you can't stop!  Les Young, Proprietor  Cult Fuels & Barge Co.  ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURATION OF  A NEW SERVICE  ���. . Serving the coast and Gulf Islands in the area from Howe Sound  to Powell River. We are using  Barges of Approximately 30 Tons Capacity  . . . with drive-on ramp doors to facilitate loading of trucks, tractors, cars, etc.  One barge is equipped with winch and boom for handling coal, etc, We are also  prepared to handle short tows of booms, up to 12 sections. Our wharf and office  is located on False Greek at 101 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, where we have  access to aprons for loading heavy units of any kind.  FUEL  Coal is available at present, and we  hope to have a supply of dry wood  available in about 30 days.   AIL fuel  prices in accordance with W.P.T.B.  For information on fuel contact:  W. Pieper, Gen. Merchant,  Pender Harbour  Union SS. Stoke, Sechelt  Co-op Store, Roberts Creek  Eric Inglis, Fuel and Trucking,  Gibsons; Landing  ;d  WANTED:  We are in the market to buy  Car Motors, Transmissions,  Rear Ends and Cast Iron.  Highest prices paid.  LOGGERS!  FOR SALE: Steel culverts,  about 12" diameter and in approximately 14rfoot sections,  suitable for flumes, smokestacks, etc. 50c per foot at our  dock. Don't overlook this! It  makes very cheap culverts for  logging roads. (55c per foot  at any government wharf in  area served by us.)  Our first trips will commence about August 1st.   For further information  regarding haulage or BEACH DELIVERIES, write:  ROY WALKER, at OULP FtJISLS & BARGE CO.  101 WEST 1st AVE., VANCOUVER, B.C.  Worn Out or Broken  Paris Are Risky.  Let Us Fix Them for You NOW!  ��� Complete Automotive Repairs  ��� Synthetic Rubber Vulcanized  ��� High Pressure Greasing  ��� Dominion Tires and Tubes  ��� Fine line of Accessories and Parts  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  -. Friday, August 23, 1946..  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  Two-fifths of all grade crossing collisions * in 1944 occurred  at the busy crossing protected  by gates, lights, bells or watch  men!  Last year fire destroyed farm  property valued at $90,000,000,  which is one-fifth of the American fire loss, reports the National Safety Council.  Charlie DeBalinhard  Gibsons Landing  WATKLNS DEALER  Mail  Orders Will Receive  Prompt Attention  McFADDEN  Optometrist  510   West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  a  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  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, Proprietor  Wilf Scott  TRANSFER  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems!  Lester & Hassan  General Store  Pender Harbour  Groceries ������ Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Fishing Tackle  Hardware  Independent Fish  ^Dealers  y yy YYYYY.-.  Home Oil  ; Products  By MAISIE DEVITT  THE passing of the distinguished writer H. G. Wells will be much  felt in the world of letters. Unlike most prolific writers, _he  never lowered his Standards, and never stooped to the production  of the lucrative pot-boiler. His novels I found ever entertaining  ,and thought-provoking, but must admit that, even with my penchant for dull scholarly tomes, I never could wade through his famous "Outline of History". Years ago I saw a movie called "Things  To Come". It was a fantastic' thing based on a Wells novel. I  remember that after many wars, and a dread epidemic, a remnant  of humanity survived and built up a new progressive world on the  ashes of the old. A world wherein the wonderful discoveries of  science were used to benefit humanity rather than destroy it.  Utterly fantastic and unthinkable of course. It should have been  titled "Things That Couldn't Happen".  I am reminded of a story about ah English chorus girl Who was  invited to a New York literary tea. She was very much the fish  out of water until somebody mentioned H. G. Wells. With a superior smile she remarked, "Oh, we don"t think much of Wells in  ^England". "Who's we?" queried her suffering escort. "Mother  and I," she replied.  In the seventeenth century, Cyrano de Bergerac wrote his  fanciful "Travels to the Sun and the Moon". Reading it today one  is astonished at his description of modern inventions. Perhaps at  some dim, future date H. G. Wells will be likewise acclaimed as a  visionary and true prophet���who knows?  From a writer of weird and wonderful tales to the antics of  my infant child isn't as wide a gap as you might imagine. Aloysius  at the tender age of 28 months begins to assert his little personality. He has an idea that the world is his oyster, and so far nobody  has bothered to disillusion him. The other day after a shopping  expedition to Cranberry his quota of loot was as follows:  Two circulars cajoled from postmaster Jimmy, one, weiner  coaxed from Butcher Smith, two meat tokens (feloniously come by  I fear) and a bright shiny penny. The last item being a donation  from Ed# Ahola whose small son had come in to beg Daddy for  popsicle ��� money. Reaching in his pocket for the nickel Ed looked  down and discovered two dimpled hands outstretched, and another  pair of trusting blue eyes gazing expectantly. Pure blackmail, I  calls it.  Neither do I believe my angel is as guileless as he appears.  '' Some of his remarks, are, to my mind, distinctly sarcastic. The  other day for instance, he lost one of his running shoes in the  jungle of weeds at the bottom of Daddy's potato patch. I couldn't  find it, but Harry finally discovered it after much hoeing and  raking. YThen; suffering perhaps: a pang of conscience^ he continued clearing up the patch, while Aloysius watched incredulously.  "More shoes, Daddy?" he inquired.  Speaking of kids, Alec Townsend tells one on a Willow Street  moppet. Alec, accompanied by a friend, was trundling his trusty  'wheel chair along, one sunny afternoon, when a little miss wandered out of her yard and eyed the wheel chair with much curiosity,  "What's that?" she inquired, pointing a chubby finger. "Oh that's  my baby," replied the friend, with a wink at Alec, "What do you  think of him?" The moppet's lip curled, "He sure is ah awful big  baby to still be riding in a buggy," she remarked disdainfully.  HALF MOON BAY  MRS. R. MOSIER  (Correspondent)  THE social evening in Corm-  ack's Hall on August 17 was  a success, with a good time had  by all. A continual line-up to  the refreshment bar was a compliment to the ladies who supplied the pies and cakes. Let's  all get together for more of  these enjoyable evenings.  ���   *    *    *  Mr. ahd Mrs. Alvin Priest-  land and sons, Alvin Jr., and  Carl arrived last week for a  surprise visit with Mr. and Mrs.  George Cormack. It was a joyful  reunion for Mrs. Corma'ck and  her. brother Alvin, who have  not seen each other in 24 years.  The Priestlands motored from  their home in Detroit, Mich.  . .   *    *    *  Mrs. Doris rtilgbur and Bobby  moved to Vahcotryer last Wednesday. Bobby is enrolled'for  the new term at Vancouver College. Doris will; be .missed by.  her friends here.   '       ���'  >' ���'���';' '":'*' ..*'������ ;*YYY '-�� ' ���        i-  It,,.is- understood.., that   Mac--  Kenzie aiid ^la^elle have taken  over^fee Cormack Hall. It is to  be remodelled and used as the  camp cbok-house^/This hall had  been   a   cook  hoiise   originally  many years ago; and was used ���  by one of the early logging com-'  panies here!.   After being used  as  Halfmoon  Bay  recreational  centre for a few years it is now  back in harness again.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Hartley Asquith  and their three children are  holidaying at Redroofs. Mr. Asquith is an enthusiastic fisherman, and seems to be having  lots of luck along that line.  * *    *  John Catttanach and Ritchy  Norris are here from Gibsons  Landing doing a rush job in  converting the Cormack Hall  into a cookhouse for Mackenzie  & Flavelle Ltd. which is rapidly  expanding the strength of it's  camp and is in need pf extra  accommodation for men immediately.  Now that the Cormack Hall  is no longer available, arrangements have been made for the  Pacific Mobile Movies to put on  its weekly shows in,the hall at  Redroofs.  Les  Peterson,  Correspondent  A small B.C. Airlines seaplane  again passed Sunday at Gibsons  making the less stolid citizenry  airborne for the trifling emolument of four pesos per persons  per trip. Small sizes rose for  half fair. Although the school  of thought which maintains that  a flag-pole contributes an equally good view has gained some  favour, its arguments fall when  confronted with the fact that  there is more motion to the  plane, especially on still days.  Anyway, survivors say that the  sail was worth the kale.  * *    *  One of the slickest pleasure  boats of its class tov grace our  harbour arrived here Saturday  on its maiden voyage from Vancouver. It is the 34-ft., Shal-  O-Mar. Although containing a  host of gadgets to add to the  comforts of boating there is  ample living space aboard for  the six persons who arrived on  it. Its owner, Joe Lister, has  finished the interior in mahogany, and has done a very fine  job.  * *    *  Over heard in Carson-Peterson cafe���One hamburger with  soft ice-cream!  Although at the present time  the fish have not arrived, when  they do there will be ample  facilities here to receive them.  To date the bay is dotted with  camps of B.C. Packers, J. H.  Todd, Western Fish, and Francis Millerd and Co., and Humphries has a collector equipped to  buy. If the anticipated sockeyes  run does arrive there will be  plenty for all. Many boats are  already fishing here, but so far  have not' made large catches.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hopper,  of Winnipeg, are. visiting Mrs. T.  C.YRoss. Mrs. Hopper was formerly Peggy Ross. Gibsons.  Mrs. Ross's grandson, Bobby  Malpass, of Nanaimo, is also  visiting her.  Mr.   and Mrs.   Jack  Fregillis  and their daughter Winnie, of  Calgary, and Mr. and Mrs. Theo  Kermode of Vancouver spent the  weekend at Gibsons. The prairie  family stated that they found  B.C. warmer than Alberta this  summer.  Speaking of mixed metaphors,  there's the one which describes  a road hog as a dog in the manger.���Toronto Star.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  OOOOOQOOOOOOGOOOOOOQOOQQS  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  Groceries  Meats  Fruit  Vegetables  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  i  ���A 1 ���  I  THE SECRET COVE MARINE BASIN  Government Ffoat, Secret Cove  "Agents for  V-BELTS AND PULLEYS, COPPER TUBING;  STORAGE BATTERIES; CHEVROLET  v*       ^CARBURETOR REPAIRS  GROCERIES -1- COMMERCIAL FISHIlfe TACKLE  ORDERS TAKEN FOR FRESH MEAT  MARINE SERVICE STATION  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  PHONE YOUR REQUIREMENTS  JFor more than 50 years,  UNION has served the  coastal communities of  British Columbia with pas->  senger 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  General Merchandise  including  Provisions,  Shoes,  Hardware, Drygoods,  Patent Medicines,  Fresh Meat, Fruits  and   Vegetables  always available.  Large  Supply  of  FISHING   TACKLE  SECHELT IKN  Excellent Dining Room���  Tea Rooms, soft drinks,  light snacks. Roller Skating Rink, Friday evenings. 7-11 p.m.���Dancing, Shows at ihe Pavilion.  it  For information, call -or  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett at  Sechelt Store,, .or Uniofr  Steamships, Vancouver.  Emm Page Eight.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  Friday, August 23, 1946.  asa  Miss P. Punnett, Correspondent  MRS. M. D. Narroway, a former teacher at Bowen Island  school, spent the day Sunday  visiting friends here. Mrs. Narroway is now teaching at Port  Alberni.  ��� *    *    *  Miss Betty James is spending  a week's vacation here with  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. H.  James.  * *    *  A communion service was  held at Bowen Island United  Church on Sunday, August 18,  conducted by Rev. W. P. Bunt.  Mr. Arthur Griffin was soloist.  On Friday, August 15, the  Happier Old Age Club held its  annual picnic on No. 2 grounds.  Everyone joined in the singing,  some more active members were  dancing and a few old fellows  even found the energy to start  skipping.  * *    *  Miss Betty Innis spent a  week's vacation at the home of  Mrs. P. Punnett.  Mrs. George Holt and her twin  sister Miss Violet Allen of Los  Angeles visited Mrs. P. Punnett  Beasley's  General  Merchants  ���  STAlsTFIELD'S  RED   LABEL  UNDERWEAR  Now In Stock  ���  GENERAL ELECTRIC  RADIOS  ���  Standard Oil Products  *  BUS STOP  HALFMOON BAY  ESSO GASOLINE  MARVBLUBE  OIL  Get the best out of your  high-speed motors!  Fill up here with Premium  Ethyl Gasoline. Hose delivery from float to boat.  W. P. PIEPER  Irvine's Landing  Pender Harbour  Dorothy  Seymour,  Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. L. Keith and  daughter will be spending a  short time at Garibaldi, B. C.  They were the weekend guests  of their mother, Mrs. N. G. Armstrong, Brackendale, B. C. Their  daughter had been staying there  a number of weeks.  * *    *  Mrs. Alex Wilson and son  Ray of Hope, B. C, were visiting with her mother, Mrs. M. G.  Armstrong. Ray will be spending a few weeks with his grand  mother, then will return home.  * *    *  Mrs. A. E. Burnett Jr. and  family were visiting parents in  Vancouver. Visiting with her  now are her sister-in-law, Mrs.  Gardiner and family.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bennett are  visiting here with relations.  Their two daughters have been  holidaying here for some time.  * '  *    *  Mrs. N. Barreau and new baby  son, John Barclay, returned on  Wednesday from a Vancouver  hospital. She was accompanied  by her mother, Mrs. E. English  who will be spending three  weeks with her here.  * *    *  Miss Lorraine Smith is spending a week here with her parents. In September she will return for another week's holiday.  * *    *  Miss Beverly Quick is sepnd-  ing a nice visit with her parents, until the beginning of September. ���     ��  .,      ���  * *    *  Miss Doreen Brooks and girl  friend have been visiting with  Mrs. F. Barnfield.  * *    *  Miss Marion EadSe was a  week-end visitor at her home.  * 5* *  Mr. and Mrs. C. Lamport are  leaving this week for an extended trip with relatives.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Holland and children  are visiting relatives in Chilli-  wack, B. C.  for the day last Wednesday.  The "General Schmidlin"  brought a R.C.A.S.C. picnic, No.  11 Maintenance Depot, here on  Tuesday. Other picnics to Bow7  en Island this week included  Pacific Mills Ltd., the Blind Institution and Safeway Stores  Ltd.  HAM AND BISCUIT  SHORTCAKE  Make your favorite biscuits,  cut them four inches in diameter  and bake a golden brown. Brown  slices of ham in skillet and keep  hot (in warming 'oven). Blend  4 tbsp. flour with the hot meat  drippings, add 2 cups milk and  stir until thick. Put ham slices  between split biscuit halves and  top with hot gravy. Serve some  green vegetable and a simple  salad with this delicious shortcake and I am sure you will  enjoy it.  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:  Beds, Springs, Mattresses  -fc General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C, - Phone 230  Potlirnc They say that when the birds fly south they  XlwlUIIlij always return, and that's certainly true in  the case of attractive CBC songbird Gwen Bradshaw.  Just now Gwen is home again in Winnipeg on holidays,  having returned from her new home in Texas. She's back  again in CBC's Winnipeg studios as special guest on two  of her former regular shows, Soliloquy and Canadian Party,  both heard on Sundays.  After her vacation, Gwen will rejoin her husband, who  has returned from service with the American forces in the  Pacific, and will live in Fort Worth.  SECHELT  W J. MAYNE/ Correspondent  SECHELT���Mr. and Mrs. Mike  Jackson of Wilson Creek celebrated their second wedding anniversary in the Sechelt Inn on  Saturday, August  17.  * *    *  Guests were Mrs. Jackson's  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilkinson, Mr. Jackson's parents, Mr.  and Mrs. L. Jackson and also  Al Forbes.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Stan Cameron  returned to Vancouver after a  lengthy holiday here. Stan is  sales representative for Standard Oil Co., and a former resident. Mr. and Mrs. .Jack Birch  paid them a visit in their Sechelt home recently.  .  * *    *  A reader of the News read  in a recent issue of the Manchester Guardian, a group of  English business men are considering operating a fast boat  service between Vancouver and  Sechelt.  * *.    *  Mr. and Mrs. R. Hackett celebrated their 27th anniversary  in Sechelt Inn on the evening  of August 20. Guests present  were his son Robert, Mr. and  Mrs. A. Cawley, Mr. and Mrs.  Shaw.  * *    *  Mrs. Viola Point of Egmont is  visiting her very old friend, Mrs.  Ethel Frederickson of Sechelt  Inn. Mrs. Point brought two  young guests with her, Delbert  and Kenneth Young whose parr  ents are visiting William Howard at Egmont.  . ���*   . *    *   .  Uncle^ Charlie Jordan cele��r  brated his 83 birthday recently  in Dr. R. J. Elvin's Porpoise  Bay homevThe doctor's daughter, Betty, from Walla Walla  University,  cooked the  dinner.  His numerous friends wish him  many more happy years,   y  '-���    * . *    *  B. C. Power Commission is  preparing to put in additional  power   unit   in   Sechelt   power  house.  *    * ' *  Beatrice August and Louise  Hansen celebrated their birthdays with a joint birthday party  at Sechelt Inn, August 20. Beatrice is 16 and Louise 15.  MODERN LANGUAGE  The explorer, bowing low, approached the savage chief. "I  come to you," he began ceremoniously, "from beyond the  sunset���from the Great White  King . . ."  "Tell me," interrupted the  chief, "why don't you guys do  something about the rotten radio  programs you send over here."  YOU WRECK 'EM  WE FIX'EM  ��� Complete Auto Body,  Fenders, Radiators and Top  Repairs ajfe City Prices.  .'"������AUTO PAINTING  OUR SPECIALTYl  SECKELT  GARAGE  AL MEE  Ted Sundquist and his father,  Charley    Sundquist   and   their  friend Ronald   Hud, were on a  fishing trip last week Up Jervis  Inlet returning yesterday.  *    *    *  Our new store at Madeira  Park has proved itself a huge  success. The service is good and  you get what you want which  makes it a grand place to deal.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ���  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  1  GET YOUR  TAN  ON THE PORCH AT  WAKEFIELD  .Visit Our  COFFEE SHOP  for Super Hot Dogs  i  1  Freight Service  f  THREE TIMES  WEEKLY  from  Vancouver  to  Gibsons Landing!  Barges leave our Vancouver,  Dock every MONDAY, WED-S  NESDAY and FRIDAY at I  6 p.m. sailing direct to GIB-f|  SONS LANDING. Your|f  freight will be waiting fori  you at 8 a.mk^extrinorjiingS  FRgBJ^T fcarge will also calll  artTBtubber Bay, Van Anda|i  Lang Bay; Stillwater, Fender!  ^Harbour, Half Moon Bay and!  Sechelt.   ' '.Y#  Transportation*  Limited  Vancouver Barge  VANCOUVER. B.C.

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