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Array 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.  PUBLISHED  BT THE   COAST  NEWS,   TiIMXTET*      _       _.   w   _     ���  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C.      National Advertising Office: Powell River, B, C.  GIBSONS LANDING ���Sealed  tenders addressed to J. M. Som-  erville, secretary, Department  of Public Works, Ottawa, and  endorsed "Tender for Wharf Reconstruction, Gibsons Landing,  B.C.", will be received'* until  3:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Saving Time), Wednesday, August  21, 1946, for wharf reconstruction at Gibsons Landing.  Upon application, the department will supply blueprints and  specifications of . the work on  deposit of the su mof $20, payable to the Minister of Public  Works. The deposit will be released on return of blueprints.  The above information appears in oficial proclamations  posted in post offices and other  public buildings.  According to specimen blueprints, the wharf is to be extended by one hundred feet, and  widened by fifty -feet, giving, a  surface 'lWx_.W.~-? Floats are to  be. moved farther out and the  ramp to shore is to have a concrete surface.  Gospel Ship  Calls at Egmonl  By IMER BEAMISH  THE TRUTH of those well  known words of Jesus of Na-  zereth, spoken nearly two thousand years ago, "Man doth not  live by bread alone���," came out  strongly last Saturday morning  when suddenly, as we worked,  the air became filled, with music  Vol. 2 ��� No. 3  HALFMOON BAY, B. C. Friday, August 9, 1946 5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  To   residents   of   Egrhont who  have not had the opportunity of  attending    divine    service    for  many, many moons, it brought  a sudden realization that there  is surely a hunger of the soul  as real as  any  hunger  of the  body.    The music heralded the  approach of the Gospel Ship II.  This little ship of The Penta-  costal Mission goes up and doWn  this coast giving freely of their  cheer and their comfort in all  seasons and all weathers.    Mr.;  and Mrs. Harford are in charge  of the work and at present they  are accompanied by two young  friends, Mr. Johnston from Al- "  berta, and Mr^ Alsett from Toronto,   one   of  whom  plays   a  mandolin and the other a guitar.  Sunday afternoon they gave  us a service in the school house,  a simple little service with lots  of singing and good music. A  red letter day for those that attended, and something of real  worth missed by those who  stayed away.  The young men and Mr. and  Mrs. Harford are conducting a  Bible school for children this  week, every day to Friday, at  our school house. All children  .are invited to attend.  prutt Jackson  pays VISIT  TO  WILSON   CREEK  WE GOT A pleasant surprise  here when the "Maestro,"  (Prutt to you) paid a short visit,  having got back from the last  call on the tour at Lethbridge,  Alta. Reports a very successful  series of dances, especially at  Revelstoke, and quite impressed with the scenery of the interior and the way the towns  there are building up. Intends  to play dates out of Vancouver  now so we shallhave the pleasure of having the band again.  CAPTAIN E. M. ShepparriV SS/Catala of the Union Steamship fleet, is pictured above  inspecting" the new Type 268 radar set which has been installed on his ship. The  SS. Southolm of the Frank Waterhouse and Company (Canada) Limited, a subsidiary of the Union Steamship, was the firstof sixteen vessels of the combined Union;  and Waterhouse fleet to be equipped with science's latest safety device. The Catala  was the second ship and radar installation on the remainder is rapidly nearing completion.' Radar, which is infallible if the machine is operating, will prove of great value  in coastal navigation where it will be used to detect hidden reefs, booms of logs, other  ships and nearness to shore-line. Radius in common usage will be the 1,000 yard with  a 5,000 yard maximum buit the sets can be adjusted to 15 and 30 miles if necessary.  Modern Garage  Service at  Wilson Creek  THE NEW building of the Wilson Creek garage houses a modern automotive service for this  growing area. Their equipment  includes a hydraulic hoist for  efficient lubrication service and  adjustments, as well as vulcanizing  equipment  for  tires  and  tubes.  They are agents for Chevrolet  and Oldsmobile cars and Chevrolet and GMC trucks. In their  parts department will be found  a stock of the most-used parts,  while others will be obtained  quickly if available. Philco  radios are also sold here.  A public freight service is  operated by the proprietor.  MASS HELD FOR  SECHELT  GIRL  REQUIEM High Mass for Violet  Marion Jefferies, 18, Sechelt  Inn, who died at home after a  lengthy illness, was held recently    at    the    Sechelt    Catholic  Gibsons Society  To Clear Stones  From Playground  AT THE regular monthly meeting ' of the Comunity Memorial  Recreation Society it was decided to hire labor for the clearing of stones from the playground, within the means of the  society. It is hoped that( some  seeding of the grounds in grass  can be done in the fall of this  year.- ���  "JOHN  ANTLE"  VISITS EGMONT  THE GOOD ship "John Antle"  in charge of Mr. Green, who is  accompanied by Mrs. Green,  vivited Egmont Sunday morning. Mr. Green had planned to  hold service too, but on finding  Mr. Harford before him, he  changed his plans, giving only  a short prayer service aboard  his poat in the morning, and  making a few neighborly calls.  We hope to have him call another day.  church.  Surviving her are her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Jefferies of  Sechelt Inn, three brothers and  three sisters.  Days Buy  Graham Home  THE LOVELY home built with  infinite care over a period of  , years by Mr. George Graham  was recently sold. The buyers,  Mr. and Mrs. Day, have already  moved in and are busy clearing  away the growth of several  years that was threatening to  hide the house entirely. They  are also planning some alterations to the house and new  floats in the bay. We understand they are to be permanent  residents of Egmont and we  hope this may be so.  Mr. Graham resides in Vancouver at present, as he has  done for the past three or four  years.     '."<������  Troller "Via"  Destroyed by Fire  THE 35-FOOT troller "Via"  rolled over on the ways at a  fish camp near Prince Rupert  recently and was destroyed by  fire from her galley stove.  The boat was owned by Mr.  and Mrs. R. L. Dowding of Pender Harbour. They lost almost  all their possessjpns in the fire.  Roy Pearson  Successful  In Air Course  PENDER HARBOR���Word has  been received here that Cpl. Roy  Pearson of the R.CA.F. has recently been successful in winning the first place in an extensive instructors' course in  which nearly two hundred airmen from all parts of Canada  competed. This is the second  time that he has gained top  ranking as he won the Honor  Roll in 1943 when stationed at  St. Thomas, Ont. Roy enlisted  in the air force at the age of 19  . in April, 1943, and has now decided to stay in the permanent  force.  After spending two weeks*  furlough with Ms parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Wm. Pearson of Pender Harbour, he has returned to  Aylmer , Ontario, where he will  assume his duties as instructor  of electricity and electronics.  Serious  Accident at  Gibsons    By -lies Peterson -  GIBSONS    LANDING  ���  The  most  serious   automobile   accident in many years occurred  here Sunday afternoon when a  car driven by Pete Berdahl lost  control and failed to make the  turn  at   the   telephone   office.  The   brakes   refused    to   hold  farther up the hill, with the result that by the time the  car  reached  the   "S"   curve  it  was  travelling too fast to negotiate  it, and was hurled against the  bank.  In addition to the driver,  the automobile was occupied by  Mrs. Berdahl, Mrs. Clif Ladd, of  Vancouver,   and   her  daughter,  Diane, aged 6. Mrs. Berdahl was  most   seriously   injured,   being  thrown from  the  car  when  it  struck.   Following treatment by  Dr. Alan Inglis she was taken to.  hospital in Vancouver via Union  Steamship from Roberts Creek,  it  being  too   late   to   hold   the  Gibsons boat.   Diane, who was  badly  lacerated,  and  Mr.  Berdahl,   who   suffered   spine   and  head injuries, were relased following  treatment.    Mrs.    Ladd  escaped uninjured.    *  New Photo Service  For Peninsula Area  WILLET F. EVANS has announced the opening of a new  photographic service for the  Howe Sound area, specializing  in child portraits.  Mr. Evans has a great many  years' experience as photographer and has the reputation for  turning out . excellent work.  Satisfaction is assured, states  Mr. Evans, "for that is> the only  way I can remain is business." Page Two  . THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 9, 1946  (Eke Coast Meius  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  Sxtra 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.  fm I II ������II   ���wi       ������   ���-  ��� ��������������� -ii^ .���       .      ��� i ���m     ,,       .,     ���  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.  CONNOR NU-WAY HAND  WASHERS $36, IN STOCK���  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madiera Park, Pender Harbour.  tf  FOR SALE  WE HAVE waterfront property  from Gibsons Landing to  Pender Harbour. E. W. Parr  Pearson, representing Consolidated Brokers, 942 West Pender  St., Vancouver. tfn  FOR SALE  DELCO   light   plant.   * 32   volt,  D.C., 1250 watt. $150. Tommy  Thomas. 5  WEDDING* STATIONERY  Engraved or standard wedding invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake  boxes, complete with cards, 95c  dozen. The Coast News, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  MARINE   REPAIRS  We are specialists in general  repairs, electric and acetylene  welding. Westview Machine  Shop, Westview, B.C.  MISCELLANEOUS  SAWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled and sharpened,  icissors, shears and knives  'round. Apply W. W. Burroughs, Westview, B.C. tf  LOST  LOST   AT   Middle   Point,   red  and    white     8-ft.    rowboat.  Finders please notify Pete Hanson, Halfmoon Bay. 1  .   EXCHANGE ~"  BEATTY model B washing machine, electric. Not a new  machine but in very good working order. Will exchange for a  gasoline model in same condition. Enquire at Bailey's Machine Shop or D. Cochrane, Gibsons Landing. 4  FOR   SALE  McCLARY electric rangette.  Two plates and an oven. All  in good order, $30. Enquire at  Bailey's Machine Shop or D.  Cocharne,  Gibsons Landing.    4  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  RSSIDENTS. of Sechelt Peninsula! W<f trffer all weather  protection for your home. Painting our specialty, brush or  spray; roofing, alterations and  repairs.- Phone or write Walker  and Ritchie, Selma Park.  FOR SALE  TWO HOUSES on adjoining  - waterfront lots at Selma Park  with pleasant sea view. One  house is comparatively new  and well constructed, has 6  rooms, glassed in sun porch, circulating fireplace and bath  room with full plumbing. The  second house is situated close  to the beach, has 4 rooms lined  with 3 ply, running water and  a toilet.  Both houses for $6,800  or will sell separately.  *    *    *  Five room house about five  years old in good repair, 120  acres, 2 cleared, the remainder  in second and old growth timber. Running water is piped  from a good stream running  through property. On the main  highway about 1% miles from  stores.* post office and wharf at  Halfmoon Bay. Price $3,000.00.  Terms: Half down, balance  $35.00 per month.  Property   on   main   highway  one mile west of East Roberts  Creek school.   Well constructed  2-year-old   3-room   house,   full  plumbing,    cement   foundation.  Stable 18' x 18', Garage (1) 26"  x   22'   with  cement  foundation  and   floor,   garage   (2)   16'   20'  cement   floor,    2QVz   acres,    %  acre cleared.   Nice stream running   through   property.    Price  $2,750.00.  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS  LIMITED  942 West Pender Street,   "  Vancouver, B. C.  Local Representative:  E. W. PARR PEARSON,  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. ��  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  *  Powell River, B. C��  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  By Larry SiewaSri  MR. AND MRS. WISSMAN of  the Incline became the proud  parents of a baby son, born at  the townsite hospital, Monday,  July 29.    Congratulations.  * *    *  Master Donald Williams was  taken to Vancouver this last  week with possible pneumonia.  Donald didn't stay very long,  and it is reported the pneumonia  was a false alarm. We hope he  is feeling better now.  Mrs. E. Dixon is preparing to  leave on Tuesday, to live with  her  daughter,   Mrs.   Masson  of  Victoria.  Mrs. Dixon has been a member of our community for the  past twenty-five years and is  leaving the mountain air because of her health. The best  wishes of the townsite go with  Mrs. Dixon.  ���'.*'#���*��� ^  The Cost office here has had  the appearance of old times  these past two weeks. Yes,  George Deacon has been back  at the old stand, relieving during the holidays. It is reported  the old Deacon arguments have  been rather slow lately, and  quite often, a far away look has  been noticed to cross his face. Ir  wonder if the stage of the Royal  York Theatre is to blame:  * *    *  The strike still continues,  with;'the end still not in sight.  A delegation under the department of mines, has been sitting  in Victoria this last week> considering the forty - four - hour  week, for the mines. So far a  decision hasn't been made public. ^  FOR SALE  9 ACRES, Vz acre cleared. 3-  room house. On Sechelt high-  way4, Vz mile from East Roberts Creek school. Includes  new $125.00 Fawcett range.  $900 cash. New Singer sewing  machine, $90.00. Mrs. Wm.  Meredith, R.R. No. 1, Gibsons  Landing. 4  OIL BURNERS  "QUEEN"    oil   range    burners  now in stock.  Tommy Thomas.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour. 5  PAINTING  SPRAY painting, licensed painter, interior and exterior work,  kalsomining   if   required.    Vic  Palmer, Pender Harbour.        5  Lester & Hassan  General Store  Pender Harbour  Groceries ��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Fishing Tackle  Hardware  Independent Fish  Dealers  Home Oil  Products  Don't Be Tricked  By Bogus Peddiars  DESPITE numerous warnings  that D.V.A. does not authorize  anyone to collect or sell magazines or books for its hospitals,  nor does it require veterans to  solicit money for training  courses, reports persist that  door-to-door canvasses  are be  ing made by persons posing as  veterans and using D.V.A.'s  name as a selling point.  Housewives:  Don't be fooled  by these importers!  In pulp and paper Canada is  a great world power. Every  foresf fire caused by carelessness is a crime against Canada  and her working men.  ������.-���.-_������ -  *f $s>li 98 Cat.tanacli  GIBSONS LANDING  At Your Service for  ROOFING ��� RUMPUS ROOMS  REPAIRS  REMODELING ��� REBUILDING  EAVES TROUGHS INSTALLED  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 collages 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 antl steamer services.  - ADVANCE WITH THE  GULF COAST  Gulf  Coast   Office,  Halfmoon  Bay  Mgr. E. W. Parr: Pearson (Sechelt Telephone)  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver, B.C.,  My husband  is an  ANGEL...  ".' . . He takes us all out for dinner eYery week.  And do I appreciate it! It's no fun over a hot stove  these days . . . and it helps trie variety of our  meals so much!"  Don't put it off . . . take the family out this  week. They'll enjoy the appetizing meals and  good service at the  M  Ern Cafe  erry cm  GIBSONS  LANDING  N  Under New Management  NANCY FOWLER in charge  ��� Short Orders  ������ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  ��� Ice Cream, Soft Drinks Friday, August 2, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  ���Page ��&%  Les  Peterson,  ^OTxesPOIi^^ .  Mr. Charles Kendall was admitted to Shaughnessy hospital  Monday, August 5.  *  *  *  Mr. Charles Wyngarden, one  of Gibson's oldest residents, is  with us again after being hospitalized for several weeks in  Vancouver following an operation.  * *    *  Mr. ahd Mrs. Paul Fountain  and their son, David, all of  Yakima, Washington, and Mr.  Roy Fountain, of Grandview,  Washington, are spending a two-  weeks holiday at Gibsons.  * *    *  Among our new neighbors  who are to be permanent residents of Gibsons are Mr. and  Mrs. Arthur Hill, of Vancouver.  They have purchased the  O'Keefe property on the main  road directly opposite the Coop Store. Mr. Hill has recently  retired from the bakery business, in which he was for many  years engaged in the city.  SECHELT  W J. MAYNE, Co-respondent  ^���������������������������������HianEnHBBBana  MR. AND Mrs. W. K. Berry had  a surprise visit from their  daughter Mae, Mrs. J. H. Mc-  Mullin of Port Arthur, Ont. She  was accompanied by her daughter, Carol Ann. Mr. McMullin  is expected about August 10th.  They expect to go east about the  end of August.  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  Dorothy  Seymour,  Correspondent  Relatives of Mrs. Stathers  were her guests for the past  week. They were her sister,  Mrs. Acres and daughter Doreen, her brother, Mr. G. Uhrich,  all from Manitoba. Her sister,  Mrs. Ingram and children of  Woodfibre, B.C., and Miss Marion Robin of Vancouver.  * . ���    #  Mr. and Mrs. Timmins (nee  Dorothy Blundell) and daughters of Britannia, B.C., were  weekend guests in the Jameson  home.  * ���    *  Laurie Midnight, from Engle-  wood, V.I., spent a few days  with his parents at Brachendale.  His two sons, Wayne and Allan,  are staying with their grandmother here for awhile.  * *    *  Mrs. A. McKenzie and children of Williams Lake, B.C.,  are visiting with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Powell. At present Mrs. McKenzie is spending  a few days in Vancouver.  * *    *  A happy reunion was had this  week when Mrs. Keith Kennedy and son Jerome arrived  from England after a long journey. We sincerely hope she will,  like our little village and everyone will welcome her with open  hearts. Sorry to hear Mr. Kennedy was not feeling well last  week.  * *    *  Mrs. D. Neil and Miss Alice  Midnight are to be married at  the end of August. We wish you  both every happiness.  * *    *  After five years of army life  another one of our Squamish  fellows to return is Frank Lip-  sey. He has not mentioned any  definite plans of what he will  do now.  * *    *  Formerly of the Squamish  staff, Miss Marjorie Lean and  Miss Gertrude Robertson are  here after their enjoyable stay  at Lac la Hache. They will  spend a few days in Squamish  and then (so they say) they are  going farming. Who knows,  perhaps they have spotted a bit  of  gold   in  one   of  them   thar  hills in the Cariboo!  * *    *  For those of you who like to  swim in water as warm as in  your .own bathtub���just try  Evans Lake. The first journey  there may seem quite a distance but after you have arrived you'll feel it well worth  the   effort.    But   remember,   if  SUNSET  [  GIBSONS LANDING  VISIT OUR  NEW  FURNITURE   DEPARTMENT  Don't go any further, we have a complete line of  Household Furniture, High Quality English China  and a good assortment of other Porcelain Ware.  At Mail Order Prices  ���  Phone or Mail Your Order Today  to eat, by all means bring your  lunch and never think you've  got too much to supply you with  vim, vigor and vitality. So come  on, everybody, young and old,  just try spending one day this  summer in the great v outdoors.  *   *    *  Sad news has faced us again  with the passing at Brachendale, of Mrs. F. Thorne, who has  been in the valley a large number of years. She leaves to  mourn. her passing, many relatives and friends,  you're one of those who lives  Agents for  V-BELTS AND PULLEYS, COPPER TUBING,  STORAGE BATTERIES, CHEVROLET  CARBURETOR REPAIRS  GROCERIES ��� COMMERCIAL FISHING TACKLE  ORDERS TAKEN FOR FRESH MEAT  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  PHONE YOUR REQUIREMENTS  HAD Paul Bunyan, the legendary figure of woodlore,  written this he would have used unrestrained  language in asking the people of British Columbia to  guard against forest fires!  Forest fires are not only dangerous and costly, but  they deprive great areas of future yields of timber ���  timber which gives employment to thousands of workers,  makes vast markets for British Columbia products, and  supplies lumber for housing in these critical shortage days.  It is not enough that each individual give immediate  warning when discovering fire in forest lands. Each  person should ensure that precautions are observed when  making a camp fire, lighting a match or smoking a  cigarette.  British   Columbia Forest   Service  IT OF LMDS Ull  PARLIAMENT   BUILDINGS  VICTORIA,   B.C.  91 Page Four.  _ THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 9, 1946  ��rests  THE   Regina  Leader-Post   thinks   the  British  Army has started off on the wrong foot by  trying to attract recruits by a smart uniform.  "Unduly optimistic", the paper says.  "Canadians remember", it continues, "what  happened to a similar idea earlier in the war,  when a Canadian walking-out uniform, black  tie, swagger stick and all, was introduced.  "Zoot suits", as they were called, created a sensation in the streets of Alershot when a few  newly-arrived recruits from Canada appeared  wearing them. But they quickly disappeared  in the face of popular scorn."  This is true so far as it goes. But the genesis  of this "awlking-out dress" v/as what Those  In Authority had deemed to be the need for a  smarter uniform than battle dress. Until then  (the spring of 1942) the Canadian government  had devoted by far the most of its effort to  attracting recruits to the Navy and the R.C.A.F. where '.he need for recruits had been  greatest. The Navy had been apoheosized and  the R.C.A F. pa^ip��rsd to the point where-  nothing was too good (or too expensive) for  them, but the sol Lcr, for the time being, was  tne forgotten man.  Then when the planning of D-Day was commenced the coming need for repJacements for  army casualties became clear arid a costly  ''drive" fo rrecru.it_ was begun. "Gentleman  in battle dress,'the department of national defence now called them. At tremendous expense:  an exhibition train toured Canada from end  to end. But as neither slogans nor displays had  striking success the next resort was to give  the army a uniform at least as attractive as  those of its sister-services.  That was 1942. When he new uniform began to appear in England it identified its  wearer as a new arrival, and the reaction of  the seasoned soldiers of 1939-41���understandable, whether it was pardonable or not���was  of contempt for the newcomer.  The latter, sensitive of his conspicuousness  and eager to become a hardened campaigner  as quickly as possible, discarded his telltale  walking-out clothes, So it is possible to write  with some truth, as the Leader-Post does, that  "they quickly disappeared in the face of popular scorn.  But the point to remember is that it was the  need for a dressy army uniform that started  it all.  ��  Summer time creates grave hazards in the  treasure-house of our forests. Most of those  hazards are traced to human carelessness.  If you need a camp fire, build it on rock or  gravel and extinguish it completely before you  leave. Never smoke while walking a bush  trail; and put your smokes dead out before  tossing away.   Same with matches.  Don't take chances in the inflammable forest.  The chances are all against you. British Columbia hasn't one acre of woodland to burn!  TEXADA NARRATIVES  Order your Coast News now!  Poet^s Corner  SLEEPER'S LAMENT  These hours of beauty roll away unseen,  Nor leave a mark to show where they have  been,  Forever lost, forever gone, they ride  From midnight to the morning change of tide,  The stars drop down the arches of the sky  And shadows move precisely as they lie  Obedient to the moon, which lend each tree  The measurements oi massive dignity,  And builds a mammoth house, a giant fence  And draws the chimney out to an immense  Dark horizontal tower, on the ground���  Without   one   sign,   or   bright,   remembered  sound!  Bible Reailing  FOR THE time is come that judgment must  begin at the house of God: and if it first  begin at us, what shall the end be of them  that obey not the gospel of God?  Humble   yourselves*  therefore   under   the  mighty Hand of God, that He may exalt you  in due time: Casting all your care upon* Him;  for He careth for you.  To Him be glory and dominion for ever and  ever.   Amen.  I PET., 4:^,18.5:6,7. il.;P1.'  HARDY ISLAND  by Margery- Thomas  Correspondent  MISS  BETTY  COPELAND   of  Vancouver was the guest at  "Sun   Ray   Cottage,"   home   of  Harry Roberts, for  a week or  two this month.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Rod MacLeod,  accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.  George Went, all of Pender Harbour, spent a day last week with  Tom Brazil at his Deer Sanctuary, stopping for an hour's visit  in Ballet Bay on their way back  in the evening.  * *    *  Art Harding went to Vancouver this month to meet his wife  Evelyn and small daughter Margaret, who arrived in this country from County Durham, England.   They are now at home in  Marshall Bros.  Plumbing and Heating  Estimates   Given  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  Hidden Bay, and we all say  "Welcome Evelyn and Margaret."  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Currie of  Vancouver are among the visitors at Harding Brothers in Hidden Bay this week.  * *    *  On Saturday last the "Spirit  No. 3," accompanied by the "Go-  metra,' both of the R.V.Y.C,  called in at Hardy Island on  their way down from Princess  Louisa. Later in the day the  rf'Gometra" with her owners  . aboard, Gus and Ruth Orten-  gren, and their son Ronald,  visited friends in the district before returning ^ to Vancouver.  The "Gometra' "was one of the  last boats to leave Norway ahead  of the German invasion, when  she carried several millions in  gold   across  the  North  Sea  to  Great Britain.  * *    *  After spending a week in northern waters aboard their M.V.  "Snug," Mr. and Mrs. Neil MacLeod tied up in Ballet Bay for  an overnight visit before continuing on via Jervis Inlet to  Pender Harbour.  WEATHER  FIGURES  FOR GIBSONS  GIBSONS LANDING���This information is supplied by Mr.  L. C. Porteous. Figures are as  Highway, and are for July,  1946.  Max. Min. Rain  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  if RESTMORE FURNITURE:  Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators &  a      Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  1st   72  53  2nd  ���  71  51  .07  5th  -  69  49  .05  6th  -���  68  52  .05  7th   72  49 trace  8th  .,  65  53  .70  9th    73  42  10th  -.  75  48  .04  11th    72  56  .40  12th ...   69  49  13th  ,   73  44  14th  .   70  46  .07  15th -Y-.   67  51  17th ���._   73  42  18th  _  76  45  19th    78  48  20th  .   84  50  21st    77  54  22nd  78  73  45  46  23rd   24th ...:   78  76  45  50  25th    26th  . .  76  49  27th   79  56  28th  .  86  56  29th .._ :   74  60  30th   72  55  * 31st    62  52  .30  ��� Total rainfall,  1.68 inches.  FIRE  CONSUMES WEALTH  Of all peacetime Canadian  manufacturing industries, pulp  and paper stands first in employment, total wages paid, export values, net value of production, and in capital invested.  This industry depends on the  forests. Care in the woods will  help prevent forest fires.  By VIOLET SEAMAN  THE LITTLE sailboat and its  skipper were relieved to reach  the quieter waters of Gillies  Bay. The trip across the straits  from Comox had been a trying  one. The old familiar "blow"  had really given them a ride. So  "Black Jack" made for the Bay  there to wait while the winds  exhausted themselves before he  proceeded to the Iron Mine  beach.  Jack McLeod, nicknamed  "Black Jack," had come in the  eighties from the smelter at  Irondale, Washington, to the  Texada property of the Puget  Sound Iron Company. He worked in the mine for awhile, then  cast about for a more interesting  and less. laborious manner of  eking out his living.  "FREIGHTER"  So it came about that he  undertook to run a "freighter"  between the iron properties and  Vancouver Island where the  supplies were bought. His sailboat wasn't large. He sometimes had passengers, but often  was alone.  The exposed shore at the Iron  Mine was a poor place for small  craft when storms raged. Gillies  Bay, about three miles south,  presented the only harbor for  refuge.  Black Jack moored his sailing  freight-carrier, and rolled himself in his blankets close to the  shore for the night. Sometimes  he was stranded for two or three  nights at a time. An old pioneer  friend can still recall Black  Jack's remarks concerning the  cold nights encountered at Gillies Bay���"coldest spot on the  Island at night," he said.  Jack McLeod became part of  Texada Island. He was a quiet  chap, 'f but"he was interested:;jinK  the prospecting, mining and  development that took place. In  his later years he lived in his  little cabin at Van Anda,then  finally at Gillies Bay where he  shared a cabin with his friend  of long standing, Ed Russ.  Black Jack passed on several  years ago, but he will be remembered for his page in Tex-  ada's history.  H. G. McGRANDLE  PORT  MELLON  General Insurance  Specializing  in  Fire ��� Accident  Sickness  The  Sea Breeze  BEAUTY PARLOR  GIBSON'S LANDING  is able to offer you a complete  line of beauty services at  prices to suit the family budget.  ��� Permanent Waving in all  the latest methods ��� including Cold Waves.  ��� Lovely to look at.  ��� Easy to care for.  ��� Individual Styling for a  lovlier you.  ��� Make your appointments  today.  Operator: Miss Elsie Innes  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  Squamish, B.C.  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  T H GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  GIBSONrS LANDING^  General Trucking  and Fuel  FOR  Lunch, Dinner or  Afternoon Tea  come to  Bonnie Brook  Lodge  GOWER POINT  For large parties please  reserve by writing in advance.  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  Groceries  Meats  Fruit  Vegetables  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK Friday, August 9, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  Swan Appointed  |COL; W.;G. SWAN, O.B.E., has  '    been  appointed  chairman   of  'the British Columbia Red Cross  hblood donors' committee, which  fwill   participate   in   a   national  peacetime Red Cross blood do-  I/nation program.  \    During   the   war   W.   George  [Lament,   chairman  of  the  Red  .Cross    outpost    hospitals,    was  'provincial    chairman    of    this  [committee,  which  from  inception in November, 1941, to closing on August 18, 1945, collected  78,514 donations.  After the war Dr. W. Stuart  Stanbury,  N.E.  Regional Blood  Transfusion     Officer    in    the  British Ministry of Health during hostilities and the foremost  Wprld authority on blood trans-  Niusion, wos brought from Eng-  fland to make an exhaustive Do-  %ninion-wide    survey    of    the  [peacetime   needs.    On  his  recommendation the blood donors'  ervice-is being set up in every  province with Dr. Stanbury as  iSted Cross national chairman of  Jolood transfusion committees.  SI   In   British   Columbia,   under  ||Jol. Swan's chairmanship, per-  llmanent facilities will be set up  f|n each key city and the collec-  [tion of blood plasma will be ar-  jranged.    Mobile clinics will be  available for plasma collections  n rural and outlying areas.  EMON JUICE AGAIN  w, Those little tins of real lemon  luice  are  in the stores again.  ; Jlust the things for a tangy drink  Shese dry days.  Hi��� .. ,  ��� ,��  I   , , i   > -.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  at Gibson's  Landing  " EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  By MAISIE DEVITT  SAW A SHOW the other night, and now I wish I hadn't. It was  the Ben Ames Williams story "Leave Her To Heaven", and I had  ordered the book from the book-club we belong to. AH through  the picture I kept wondering if I should send them a wire saying,'  "Please substitute." But I decided sadly that I'd better not���  on account of they have the most macabre ideas about suitable  substitutions. Once I asked for the collected works of Shakespeare. It was out of stock���so they sent, of all things���the  Decameron!   I ask you!  To get back to the picture���though who'd want to I can't  imagine. Well anyhow, the main character was a lovely creature  called Ellen, fetchingly portrayed by Gene Tierney, who looks like  a Petty Girl, who has temporarily mislaid her telephone. Veddy,  veddy, woo-woo, but somewhat lacking in animation. Our Ellen  has an extremely possessive nature, and resents it deeply when  her husband insists on cluttering up their honeymoon with a bunch  of relatives, a typewriter, and a hired man. This, according to the  script, establishes the,fact that she is a psychopathic case. The  men, in our party differed with the script. They wouldn't have  minded being all alone wih Gene Tierney.  Well Ellen, being a direct soul with a one-track mind, starts  out by drowning little brother who just won't take a hint. Her  husband-���played with minimum of effort by Cornel Wilde���suspects her of the dirty deed, but just can't bring himself to believe  it. Her relatives, a long-suffering mother, and an adopted sister,  Ruth, are still underfoot, Heaven knows why! Ruthie, by the way,  is one of these painfully wholesome gals, who are always puttering around in the garden. So you naturally assume that she has a  lovely character. I couldn't stand her. But, of course she and  Ellen's husband click like nobodys business. Ellen doesn't like it  much, but after all you can't go around bumping off all your  friends. Even if you do hate 'em. It's so hard to dispose of the  bodies for one thing.  Then the scene changes. Ellen is expecting a little stranger.  Everybody goes around twittering. Maybe Hollywood thinks its  sweet for a husband to Groon over little bitsy woollies, and paint  cute itty bunnies on the nursery walls. I thought it was nauseating. Incidentally, so did Ellen���but then she was a psychyco-  pathic case.   Gosh���I wonder���?  So while all the others are busy getting things ready for  Junior, Ellen is getting, madder and madder. "Look at me," she  moans, and we do so with much pleasure. So help me, she don't  look a bit different! To give the gal credit, her husband and her  family are enough to set anybodys teeth on edge. So she trips  on the carpet -and falls downstairs. The family quits twittering.  What a relief!  Things go from bad to worse. Hubby finds out that Ellen  had a hand in little brother's untimely demise. "I'm leaving you,"  he declaims with gestures. Me���I'd have given three rousing  ���cheers���he was that insipid! But Ellen has got in the habit of  eliminating excess baggage, so she decides to poison herself. This  she does, after implicating Ruth, and writing a letter to her  ^exr.fiance,the-District-Attorney/I accusing her husband and sister  of her murder. Nice little character, eh what?  Comes he big courtroom scene, and some very effective acting  by the D.A.���-the only decent actor in the picture. What a man!  Wonder why she ever threw him over for the other poor fish?  Maybe she was psychopathic at that. He is determined to hang  .Ruth and hubby, and we personally are right with him. The  evidence is damning���and then Ellen's husband forgets his gallantry, and reveals his late wife's true character. They are acquitted���I' can't imagine why, though hubby has to serve a couple of  years for not snitching on Ellen sooner. Weak, very weak. I was  all set for a nice double necktie party.   Shucks!  So true hearts are finally united���and all I can say is���it  serves them right. They probably had their honeymoon in the  Grand Central Station. Just to show that Ruthie wasn't allergic  to crowds.  And to think I still have to read the book!  Sucker Play  \\  Asking To Be Killed"  THE EYES of B.C. coast lumbermen will pop with astonishment over one of Canada's latest stamps, issued  last Thursday.   The stamp, a 50-cent green, shows, as one  lumberman said, a logger "just asking to be killed."  Like most of its type, the stamp is made up of a number of photographs instead of just one, and it is this technique of seeking a fine artistic quality to its scenes that led  the department to the epic of the reckless lumberman.  Two different pictures were used. In one, Sam Sten-  stead, of the O'Brien Logging Company, is shown cutting  down one of the big trees at Stillwater. The tree, cut by  the new chain saw, is toppling over.  In another picture, an employee of the Industrial Engineering Company is preparing to fall another big one. By  bringing the two pictures together (for artistic reasons)  the department has produced a scene that shocked Jack  Gibson, M.P. for Comox-Alberni, into declaring that any  logger who stayed that close to a falling tree was just asking to be killed in the fall of smaller trees and limbs that  accompany the felling of such a monarch of the forest.  Mr. Gibson pointed out that experienced loggers would  give a wide berth to one of these trees when it was toppling.  APPEARANCE COUNTS  MAYBE you dallied too long  visiting, or doing something  you would much rather do than  get a dinner. Then you have to  rush a meal on the double. Well,  those clever potato-ricing gadgets are back in the stores, and  its amazing how neatly-riced  potatoes take away the hasty  appearance from the meal.  THE SOCKS STAY UP  An elastic sewing thread,  "Ruflex", is back on the market.  Sew a row or two of this around  the tops of the children's stockings . . . they'll stay put.  JUST LIKE THE ADS  Spork is now being sold in a  new square-shaped tin, and the  new shape fits the bread better  in making sandwiches. Also, the  meat slices up perfectly to make  those attractive meat dishes we  all envy into the magazine color  pages.  CORN IS COMING  Corn on the cob will be in the  stores this week. The merchants tell me it will be a bit  on the expensive side at first,  but we are all willing to pay for  a treat.  A NEW STARCH  Have you been asking in vain  (as we have) for corn starcn?  This week sees a new product  on the market���Wheat Starch.  Grocers say they have been assured that it adequately fills  the place of corn starch and we  may once more make up those  corn starch puddings.  LAUNDRY STARCH  Laundry starch has'staged a  comeback too, only it now comes  to us in a new liquid form which  is supposed to be easier to use  and apparently requires no boiling water. Concentrated, too, so  it should be economical to use.  YAMS IN CANS  At least one local grocery has  real sweet southern yams in  cans at 23 cents. They are dehydrated, and are simple to prepare. The results, and we vouch  for them at our house, are delicious. With a bit of ham or  bacon they make a lovely casserole dish, and a can will serve  four or five people nicely.  We  "P.D.Q."  Marine Taxi  Jack   Inglis  10 years experience  Business,   Scenic,  Fishing  Trips  TWO   FAST   BOATS  Phone Gibsons Landing  intend getting some more and  trying out the interesting recipes printed on the tin.  A PICKLING TIP  I read in a recent advertisement that sugar sweetener may  be used in making pickles. Never  having tried this myself I can't  say how it would work, but pass  the suggestion on for what it is  worth.  COOL BABIES ARE QUIET  Read an article by a child  specialist lately, in which he  said that in hot weather babies  and small children should be  kept as cool as possible by frequent sponge baths in lukewarm  water. One local mother seemed  to have her own system. We  saw her at the beach with her  tot of 18 months. She had the  tot in the water, wet her hands  and rubbed the baby's stomach  and back, then splashed more  water on until the little one was  down just at the water's edge  thoroughly wet. Then she sat  on the cool sand, where she  played, cool and happy, for a  long while under mother's  watchful eye.  SAVE ON THE BIG ONES  Several of the stores had large  bottles of ginger ale and other  drinks in stock during the past  week. It pays to keep your eyes  open for these money savers.  * *  *  [IMPERIAL]  OEALEP  ESSO GASOLINE  MARVELUBE OIL  Get the best out of your  high-speed motors!  Fill up here with Premium  Ethyl Gasoline. Hose delivery from float to boat.  W. P. PIEPER  Irvine's Landing  Pender Harbour  MIDWAY GENERAL  STORE  Gibsons Landing  Near Howe Sound School  Quality Merchandise  Wednesday and Saturday  Free Delivery  J. E. Connor, Proprietor  Worn Out or Broken  Parts Are Risky.  B    ���  WOODSMEN EAT WELL  Canada's pulp and paper industry pays annually $7 million  for food for its woods workers,  who consume 8,000 tons of meat,  11,000 tons of potatoes, 7,500  tons of flour and 300 tons of  cheese.  Let Us Fix Them for You NOW!  ��� Complete Automotive Repairs  ��� Synthetic Rubber Vulcanized  m High Pressure Greasing  e Dominion Tires and Tubes  ��� Fine line of Accessories and Parts  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  SECHELT GARAGE  Les Young, Proprietor Page _%*_��  THE COAST NEWS. Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 2, 1946  Thanks to Charlie Powell  Eddie Mannion Thinks Powell River  Is Still a Great Town  EDDIE Mannion, who lost his  leg ten years ago in a mill  accident, still thinks this is a  great town. Eddie made a lot  of friends during his extended  hospitalization periods, and  later, too, when little things  needed doing.  , One of the latest devices to  keep the game little fellow  chipper and able to get around  is a new clutch device for his  car, made with all the artistry  which only Charlie Powell can  muster. With it, Mr. Mannion  operates the clutch effortlessly  with his left hand from the  dashboard. Expertly made, the  gadget consists simply of a  pistol-handle style grip fastened to the dashboard, which depresses the clutch and releases  it as needed. It does not affect  operation of the car by any  other person.  The handle itself is a work of  metal art. Those who know  Charlie Powell and his modern  basement workshop know that  he never does anything haphazardly. Even the most mundane things get a touch of  beauty from some little bit of  trimming which is so dear to  the Welshman's heart and hand.  Mr. Powell, retired from the  Powell River mills after more  than a quarter-century of service, finds his part time hobby  now a full time job as he gets  around to doing some of the  jobs he's been itching to get at  during his busier days. Present project is a specially-constructed chair to house of of  our more tremendous men.  "That's Charlie, alright," remarked Ed Mannion, "always  doing something for the other  fellow. That's one of the things  which makes this a great little  own."  Thomas  BEASLEY  General  Merchant  Bus stop at Sports  Fishing Centre  HALFMOON BAY  Specializing in  Standard 00 Products  WILSON CREEK  MRS. D. ERICKSON  Correspondent  MARGERY JACKSON and  Lyhne Dunfield had quite a  rough trip to Camp Artaban on  Gambier last Monday in the Sea  Comet II; even the ferry passengers landed looking slightly  green. Margery is spending two  weeks at the camp.  * *    *  Miss Trudy Drew left for Vancouver last week and is now  working in the city.  * *    *  House guests at the L. S.  Jacksons: Mr. and Mrs. V.  Thompson, Heather and Norma.  Miss Shirley McEwan from  Summerland      has      returned  home.  * *    *  Work ��is now going ahead on  the Standard Service Station  here. Mickey Coe is back after  being overseas with the army  and is servicing the B. and J.  Logging trucks. Yes, girls, he  is an engaged man now!  s* * *  Chas. Browning along with  his friend Don. McLean and the  latter's Dad, formerly of Edmonton, spent a day here with  .the J. C. Brownings, on their  way up to Cortez Island, where  they have bought acreage and a  fish boat. .We wish them luck  and hope there will be a few  gals around those parts.  * *    *  The cheery smile and assistance of Mrs. Hefferman, Granthams Landing, is always welcome during the absence of Miss  Betty Short, who "is on vacation at present.  Man's desires mould his destiny.  Book-keeping Service|For Only  $1.50 A Week  Today's tax-laws require complete understanding if  you want to avoid expensive penalties. Yet low profits  and high wages prevent the average small business  from keeping an expert book-keeper.  To meet your needs in this respect we have secured  the franchise to operate the^ nation-wide $1.50-a-:week  book-keeping and tax service in this district.  Let us show you how we can keep your books, too,  for only $1.50 a week.  Enquiries from prospective clients in outlying districts solicited. This service is especially designed to  care for your book-keeping and tax affairs by mail.  We would like the opportunity to explain fully.  The MacLean Business Service  PATRICIA   THEATRE   BUILDING  Powell River, B.'C.  Write For  Details  P.O. Box 675  Telephone  9001  Imer   Beamish,   Correspondent  ----���-���---���H--a_-*----ni  MRS.   D.   HUME,   daughter   of  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Griffith,  and her young son, are visiting  her parents here for a few days.  * *   #  Mrs. Fred McNutt arrived  home after a two weeks' visit  in the city.  * *    *  Mr. Joseph Warman made a  trip to Vancouver last week and  arrived horne Sunday morning  with a heavy load of groceries  in his boat, the Lucy C. He  brought back with him for a  short visit, his brother and his  wife. They will be here for a  few days. Fred is just home  from a lengthy service in the  R.C.A.F. in India.  Hardings Honored  At Enjoyable Party  A MOST enjoyable party was  held Saturday evening, July  27th, at the home of the Harding brothers, in honor of Mr. and  Mrs. Arthur Harding and small  daughter Margaret. Mrs. Harding recently arrived in this  country from England, so many  were the well wishes extended  to her and her husband in a  toast proposed by Chris Sand-  void. Visitors among the guests  were Mr. and Mrs. Charlie  Harding and their two children,  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hawkins,  Mrs. Biddlecomb and Mr. Geo.  Bodley, all of Vancouver.  Miss P. Punnett, Correspondent  IT WAS announced on Sunday  that Communion Service will  be held on Sunday, August 18,  at Bowen Island United church.  Rev. Dr. Bunt will conduct the  service. Everyone attending  will be made welcome.  * *    *  Mr. Rod Moore, who has been  the butcher at Bowen Park  Store since May. 15, left last  Wednesday in order to continue  his studies.  * *    ���  Patty Black, the daughter of  Mr. C. Black, store manager,  celebrated her third birthday on  Thursday, Aug. 1. It is a bit  late, but we wish her many  happy returns of the day!  * *    ���  Although I haven't full details I understand Miss Muna  Vernon walked off with a first  prize at the gymkhana recently  held at Callister - Park. Miss  Verson is the riding mistress at  the Evergreen Stables here on  the island.  GENERAL STORE  IRVINE'S LANDING  PENDER  HARBOUR  Dealer in  U. S. Electric Light Plants  (now in stock)  Fairbanks-Morse Electric  Light Plants  Briggs-Straxton Motors  Gasoline Driven Wats?  Pumps  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  Machine-  Radios  Oil Heaters and Ranges  Complete Stock of  Pipe Fittings  B.  J$  Order your Coast News nowl|  i  LANG'S DRUGS  PHONE 3 SHORT  GIBSONS LANDING  HOT WEATHER NEEDS  BATHING CAPS  SUN TAN LOTION  CHARM KURL  WAVE SET  For a home permanent  $1.35 Set  SUN GOGGLES  HAND LOTIONS  THERMOS BOTTLES  COLOGNE AND  PERFUMES  *  MAIL   ORDERS!  HANDLED PROMPTLY  H  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 Creek 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.   All sfuel  prices in accordance with W.P.T.B.  For  information  on  fuel  contact:  W. Pieper, Gen., Merchant,  Pender Harbour  Union SS. Store, Sechelt  Co-op Store, Roberts Creek  Eric Inglis, Fuel and Trucking,  Gibsons Landing  I  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 14-fopt 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 GULF FUELS & BARGE CO.  101 WEST 1st AVE., VANCOUVER, B.C.  R  I  i  1 Friday, August 9, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Severs  HUGE ELECTRIC BILL  There   are    single   newsprint  mills which use more electrical  energy than is required to light  the cities of Montreal and To-  .   ronto combined.  S��S*X��OQOQOgOSSQQ@Q@QQgQ@��Q:  For more than 50 years,  UNION has served the  coastal communities of  British^ Columbia with passenger and freight  transportation.  *  Daily saiHngs 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 in  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.  300000000000000000000000  MB  By INEZ WILLISON  I PRESUME everyone saw and  heard the lightning and thunder Sunday afternoon, July 28.  I noticed the big white cloud  hovering and figured I'd better  get my chicks in before it started pouring. I just about got all  the chicks in when a terrific  clap of thunder came. It fright-  end the old hens and they  scared the chicks. The whole lot  ���were flying about like crazy,  and then it started to rain. In  case you folks don't know it,  we had a cloud burst.  At last the chicks were in under roof, and then I could watch  the beautiful lightning. There  were some lovely flashes. I saw  one   lightning   bolt   strike   the  SECRET COVE  Inez  Willison,   Correspondent  vmmmamBmmmmmmmmmatmmaammmmmmmmB^mm  Mr.  R.  SINCLAIR has left for  ���   Blackfish Sound for the fall  season's fishing there.  *���'   *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. Wilson of  Vancouver spent the week-end  holiday    at   the    home of Bill  Craighead.  * *    *  Mr. and Mr��. John Gregson of  Vancouver spent a few days'  holiday visiting with his uncle,  J. Gregson.  * *    #  Dr. M. Evans of Vancouver is  spending   a  few   days'   holiday  here with his mother.  * *    *  Mrs. Hill of Vancouver is  spending the summer holiday at  the home of Mrs. Campbell.  * *    *  Mr. Ramsay has returned  after a few days in Vancouver  on business.  * *    *  Several nice U.S.A. and Canadian yachts have come in to Secret Cove for a few days' stay,  and most everyone seems to like  our beautiful cove and also the  fine weather we have been having of late.  * *    *  Miss Joan Binns of North  Vancouver is spending her summer    holidays    with   Mrs.    E.  Green.  * *   *  Mr. Ivor B., Jergenson and  Miss Ida Jergenson, also Edward, Elmer and Norman Jergenson all went to Vancouver  last Thursday on a brief business trip.  * *    *  Mr.    Ramsay    has    returned  after a few days in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. John Brynelson of Vancouver has been spending a few  days at his cottage here.  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing-, Shingles, *  Cement  SASH and DO OSS  NAILS  PAINT and  VARNISHES  MARINE PAINTS  "Sea King" Brand  BUILDERS'  HARDWARE  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  PISHING GEAR  by Lipsett's  for  STOCKS CARRIED  We carry stocks of most items.   Ask us to submit quotations  your  requirements.    You   "will  find   our  prices   compare  favorably with  city prices.  We bold dealerships from some of the best supply  .   ��tonses in Vancouver.  GOOD QUALITY _ FAIR PRICE  m  water just outside the cove.  Luckily no boats were out there  at the time. I never saw lightning so beautiful before. It  looked like millions of neon  lights.  Those   who   mistake   comfort  for civilization  could  as  easily  mistake  regimentation  for democracy.  MRS. DAVIS and Mrs. Hayes  gave a little tea last Tuesday  at Garden Bay Lodge in honor  of Mrs. G. Ekman who is visiting Mrs. Hayes.  Tea was served in the lounge  overlooking the beautiful waters  of Garden Bay.  Those present were Mrs. C.  Ekman, Mrs. Drage, Miss Collins, Mrs. Goodall, Mrs. Davis  and Mrs. Hayes.  Until educators learn to warm  our hearts, our intellects will  just grow colder by degrees.  Life lived just to satisfy yourself never satisfies anybody.  Limited  ���Photo hf D. Erickson  i  ���     >     <*���  Chevrolet and Oldsmobile Cars  Chevrolet and G.M.C. Trucks  Goodyear Tires  and Tubes  Expert Vulcanizing  PARTS  We carry a full line of the most-wanted  repair parts, batteries and accessories. If  there is anything we haven't got, we'll get  it if available.  ��� PHILCO  RADIOS  Lubrication  Our new hydraulic hoist  and hi-pressure greasing  will give you real satisfaction.  *  Public Freight  *  ^��M Page Eight.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 9, 1946  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.  BEFORE YOU BUY A  POWER  Compare the advantages of  REG. US. FAT OFT.  POWER CHAIN SAW  The largest selling Power Saw  in the -world.  ��� Fully   automatic   clutch.  ��� Only one operating lever,  the throttle.  ��� Cannot be stalled.  ��� Weight���72  lbs.   and  up.  Cut Costs! - Boost Output!  with  "MALI" WONDER SAW  Write or Phone for Pamphlet and Price  BINGHAM & HOBBS  EQUIPMENT CO. LTD.  B. C. Distributors  395 West 5th Ave.,  FAirmont 7030  VANCOUVER, B. C.  I  fSCJl  Regular  Scheduled  Freight Service  THREE TIMES  WEEKLY  from  Vancouver  to  Gibsons Landing  Barges leave our Vancouver  Dock every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY at  6 p.m. sailing direct to GIBSONS LANDING. Your  freight will be waiting for  you at 8 a.m. next morning.  FRIDAY barge will also call  at Blubber Bay, Van Anda,  Lang Bay, Stillwater, Pender  Harbour, Half Moon Bay and  Sechelt.  Transportation  Limited  Vancouver Barge  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Log of Columbia  To Tell of People  Coast Mission Has Many Tales  Dependent on Mission  By ROY W. BROWN  ONE OF THE most interesting  publications on the coast goes  to the printers only once in two  months.  "The L,og," official organ of  Columbia Coast Mission of the  Church of England in Canada,  is in the mails for the third time  this year.  Its eight pages are packed full  of interesting news concerning  the comings and goings and the  births, deaths and marriages  amongst a group of 15,000 people who are without roads and  are dependent for many of life's  amenities upon the Mission.  At a time when people of the  cities are much worked up, and  rightly, about the inadequacies  of the divorce law, it is refreshing to note that one whole page  of  "The Log"  is  devoted to  a  dissertation   on   marriage.    Or  rather,    on    two    ^marriages,"  neither of which came off for  the very good reason that the  men in the case of No.  1 was  not satisfied with one wife, but  wanted seven, and so came naturally to spend the rest of his  life in a place called Essondale,  without any at all; and in the  case of the other, the prospective bridegroom, wiser, disillusioned and presumably as lonesome as ever, went back home.  These two cases are fully set-  out in "The Log," by Rev. Alan  Greene, and may be considered  typical    of    the    neighborhood  where all the courting must be  done    by    motorboat,    because  there are no highways beyond  Powell. River and Lund.  THE WHITE FRENCHMAN  The hero of this story was  known as the "White Frenchman," who lived at Stuart Island  many years in a spotlessly clean  cabin. He had been giving  serious thoughts to matrimony  and his methods in search for a  wife were direct but very gentle. For a long time he had a  small notice nailed to a tree on  the shore just in front of his  cabin: "Wife Wanted."  No woman ever responded to  the simple appeal, and the  White Frenchman took the initiative on one occasion, and  travelled even as far as Victoria  in search of a partner. He was  out in the old wicked world, but  had a very high regard for the  integrity of ALL women folk.  While crossing to Victoria, he  was immensely attracted by a  smartly-dressed woman who  stood near" him on the upper  deck. How , to overcome the  problem of an introduction had  him pretty well stumped, but  he was determined to talk with  her. Working his way close to  her, he dropped his purse just  behind her and then in the most  innocent voice addressed her:  "Excuse me, madame, but did  you drop your purse?"  She turned her lovely eyes  on him, and said with an equally  innocent and very charming  voice, "Oh, yes, how stupid of  me!"  She calmly took the old purse  from him, and thanked him most  warmly. He fled, and vowed  he would never take the initiative again in the matter of marriage.  NEARER TO TRAGEDY  There was something nearer  to real tragedy in the case of  the first-mentioned man. The  story was told Mr.  Greene by  Henry Maurin, a grizzled fisherman. One morning he arrived  at the Stuart Island wharf to  find the neighborhood in an uproar. It appeared that one of  the leading men of the community had announced he was in  receipt of a Divine command to  take seven wives and he proceeded, enthusiastically, to  carry out instructions.  So at mid-forenoon he arrived  at a certain home, calmly announced to the mistress of the  house that he had received a  command from the Lord to take  seven wives and she was his  first selection.  The lady was pretty quickwitted, invited the poor man in  for a cup of tea so they could  talk the matter over. She said,  in a matter-of-fact way, that it  was a move that would have to  be discussed with her husband  and he would soon be in for  dinner. She suggested that her  visitor should work out details  of arrangements for the coming  transfer while she went out to  bring in her husband. When  that understanding man arrived,  it did not take long to convince  the visitor that perhaps it would  be better to make plans for the  housing of the other six before  finalizing anything. So the  visitor departed.  At the next house, the husband came in with a rush and  threw the wooer of seven wives  out on the verandah, where a  fierce battle took place, ending  with the visitor finding himself  upside down in a water-barrel.  But he got out, seized an axe  and went to work on the family.  Grandma was seriously injured  and the irate husband hurt by  surface cuts. The wife became  hysterical and there was a sorry  mess with the family safely  locked inside the house ancl the  loony fellow outside.  ANOTHER DESTINATION  He was just leaving with his  axe in hand when Henry Maurin arrived. Maurin had armed  himself with a ten-foot pole.  They parleyed and finally each  threw away his weapon to talk  it out. Within an hour, the lonesome boy who wanted seven  wives was on his way to New  Westminster.  Tarvey Heads  City Syndicate  J. N. "JACK" Turvey, former  comptroller of the Powell  River company, heads the Vancouver syndicate which announced Saturday the purchase  of Hayes Manufacturing Co.  Ltd., manufacturer of automotive logging equipment, trucks  and buses, and Lawrence Manufacturing Co. Ltd., which makes  log-handling equipment.  The new company will be  known as Hayes Manufacturing  Co. Ltd. The two firms will retain their separate identities insofar as plant, staff and manufacturing lines are concerned.  They will, however, be under  com mo n management with  Lawrence Manufacturing operating as a subsidiary of the  Hayes organization.  VICE-PRESIDENTS  Vice-presidents of the reorganized firm are K. F. Aikcn-  head, formerly manager and  secretary of the Lawrence Manufacturing Company; D. G. Harr-  rison, former president and production head of Lawrence, and  C. S. Thicke, for the past 14  years managing director of  Hayes Manufacturing.  Stock in the new company will  be offered to the public in the  very near future by Lauder  Mercer & Co. Ltd., Mr. Turvey  announces.  Hayes Manufacturing, at 295  West Second, has been in the  industrial field in Vancouver  for the past 25 years, and is the  only firm of its kind in the  Dominion.  During the war its manufactured heavy duty mobile logging  equipment and also developed  a unique tank salvage unit for  the British government which  picked up stricken tanks on the  battlefield and carried^hem to  the repair base.  Lawrence Manufacturing, at  595 West Eighth, has supplied  forest industries with log handling machinery during the past  12 years.  Order your Coast News now!  BILL  FORTT  A RECENTLY-COME and valued member of the Wilson  Creek Garage Ltd. staff, is Bill  Fortt. He is doing the mechanical repair work and is making quite a name for himself as  a trouble shooter who finds the  trouble and fixes it. Bill originally came from South Wales  where as a boy he worked in  the coal mines. He came to Canada and spent about four years  farming and repairing farm  equipment in Saskatchewan. He  made a serious study of motor  repair work and eventually became a seryice man for a branch  of the International Harvester  Co.  From there he moved to the  Chrysler-Plymouth garage at  Saskatoon where he became  night foreman. In his spare  time he studied machine shop  practice in the Saskatoon Col  legiate. After he completed his  course he left the garage to take  up machine shop practice with  the Richardson Road Machinery  Ltd., Saskatoon.  Bill came to the coast in 1942  and did maintenance work for  the Hamilton Bridge Western  Co. From there he went to the  Boeing Aircraft Co. on Sea  Island where he worked for  about 2^ years. He rounded out  his experience by working' a  year doing crankshaft work for  the Vivian Diesel and Munition  Co. Although Bill has been a  pretty busy man he found time  to study radio repair work and  is kept quite busy with this besides his other work.  He arrived at Wilson Creek in  May. He is married and has  five children and at present he  and his family are living at Roberts Creek.    .  "Now, boys," said the teacher,  "tell me the signs of the zodiac.  You first, Thomas."  "Taurus, the Bull." ,  "Right! Now, you, Harold,  another one."  "Cancer,  the  Crab."  "Right again. And now it's  your turn, Albert."  The boy looked puzzled, hesitated a moment, and then  b 1 u r t ed out, "Mickey, the  Mouse."  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