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 Serving-   a  Progressive   &   Growing  Area  on  B.  C.'s   Southern   Coast  Covers   Sechftlt,   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.  'Sil&r'  -   *. '     * '-*   '':-<��- 'M.-A  �� '    ���'-a */��t    _ 's-tKji r   *��-4_  FTTEX.ISIT__B ii^lJPil^vCOAST   TTEWS.   IiUVTITSD  Business Office: Half Sffoon Bay, fe. t�� **nationalAdvertising" Office: jPoweU Kiver, B.   C.  VOL. 2���No. 10.  HALFMOON BAY, B. C.     Friday, September 27, 1946.   5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  50,000  one  Straits Salvage  Shares On Sale  In District  WITH   THE   purchase of tugs,  equipment and booming  grounds of Union Towing Company, Ltd., by Straits Towing  and Salvage Company Ltd., the  refinancing now in progress is  being handled by H. J. Bird and  Company, investment dealers. A  new issue of>$350,000 first mortgage bonds is being floated and  the representative of H. J. Bird  and Company, J. A. Clark, will  be in the district October 1st and  2nd to interview interesed applicant  Union Towing Co.'s business  will be completed this month  and Fred B. 'Brown,, president,  will become vice-president of  Straits Towing. S. S. McKeen  continues as president.  Refinancing of Straits Towing  has resulted in purchase by S.  S. McKeen of the holdings of  Harold B. Elsworthy of Victoria  and Henry Foss of Seattle in the  company.  McKeen, Elworthy and Foss  formed the Straits Towing Company in 1942 in Victoria. They  rf later ���< .purjehased.^the ,assets-��*f ~  Preston, Marin Ltd. and Standard Towing Co. Ltd.  Their equipment now consists  of 15 tugs, 2 derrick barges and  a salvage plant.  Mr; Clark of the financing  company may be contacted at  Rodmay Hotel the first two  days of ��� October.  Sinclair Wins Fight for  etter Service; Gibsons  In Parish Hall       Will Be Exchange Gentre  Squamish Legion  Branch Meets  z:  ROBERTS CREEK  L. Flumerfelt, Correspondent  THE ANNUAL meeting of the  Y Roberts Creek Canadian lied  Cross was held on September  17. The; report of the works:  committee for the year 1045-46  shows that a large volume of  work has been completed arid;  sent to headquarters, also that  there are on hand, almost ready  for shipment, 10 layettes, comprising about 250 articles. These  layettes have entailed much  time, though and labor on tne  part of the small but Very active  group in the local chapter. It:  was decided that the usual card  parties would be held as n for  mer winters.  Y      Miss Burr ell hasV left-Roberts  Creek and her place has been  : taken over by Mrs. Curie.- -   r  Mr.Y;and Mrs. W. J?.. Merrick  are ;ori*;&'?; boat* trip  to Prince  y Rupert.  Z.:-- , .v.������;....        Z;* '��� *.;*���.. ;;������ Y ":..-\-y-   '.  ;' ���   Miss Jona Cotton W^ ;^ittrig  \ oveir   the  week-end   with   her  parents,  Mr/ and   Mrs.   A.   N.  Cotton.  *    * *~ *  Mr. and Mrs. W. Herron are  here visiting at the castle for a  week. ;  Miss Mclntyre was out walking at the back of the lot when.  she heard a commotion in one  k,qf  the,, trees.. JL^okin^Yup ; she  ' saw a black bear swaying at the  (Continiied on Back Page)  THE. REGULAR meeting of. the  Squamish     branch     of     the  Legion   was   held   Wednesday  night in the Parish Hall, Vice-  President J. R. Morrison in the  chair.   A great deal of business  was transacted and it was a very  interesting meeting.    A'��� hearty  welcome  was   extended  to  the  newly formed Women's Auxiliary and the branch expressed  a sincere wish to co-operate and  assist the W.A.  in every way.  The  question of  Remembrance  Day was raised and discussed in  the light of it now being a statutory holiday and it was felt that  the   branch . should  revive   the  custom of having a full memorial service in the morning for  the public as well as members  and a banquet in  the evening  for members, followed by a public   dance   in   the   P.G.E.   Employees  hall.    During  the  late  war, the dances were not held  as   they   had   been   since   the  Legion was first organized here.  We are sure we can count on  - the<greatest ^public- support: toi*  this occasion, so folks, remember the Nov. 11th memorial service  221-7 the  morning   arid   the  dance at night.  It was suggested that tfie  W.A. be invited to co-operate in  the sale of poppies his year. You  just   can't   refuse    the   lovely  y ladies fellows^ so get ready to  support generously. ,  A good committee was named  for the arrangements for Nov.  11th and the W:A. invited to do  likewise and we are sure that  the arrangements will be the  best ever. There are a large  number of initiations scheduled  for the next meeting, so be sure  ;? ~tb beyon hand all you ex-service  yjnen. :���' ��� - r '���'���'.,.  J. F, Jacobsen  Phones Mother  jnMorway  SQUAMISH���Mr. J. F. Jacob-  sen of Squamish, B, C, sat  down to a telephone in a Vancouver office the other day arid  called his mother in Norway.  The occasion being her 73rd  birthday. He only had to wait  one hour and 45 minutes to  make the connection. Although  Mr. Jacobsen has not seen his  mother for 28 years the conversation was clear enough for him  to recognize her voice.  Pit-Lamper Pays  For Shooting Horses  WILLIAM Frederick Hunter,  Horseshoe Bay, was fined  $500 or 60 days in jail Monday  on a.. charge of "pit-lamping"  on Gambier Island.  He was charged after two logging horses were found shot last  week.  AN ALLOTMENT of $50,000 in the House supplementary  \ estimates for the purpose of installing" new telephone  and exchange equipment in the peninsula area, Port Mellon  to Pender Harbor, is announced by James Sinclair, youthful  member for this riding.  "In addition, a priority was issued for R.C.A.F. equipment," Mr. Sinclair told The Coast News, "and that will  increase the effective amount to nearly $100,000, inasmuch  as all surplus R.C.A-F. equipment was turned over to the  department at one-third cost."  The work starts immediately, Mr. Sinclair said. Gibsons Landing will be the centre of the system, where 12  more phones are to be added to the present switchboard.  All present single steel wires are to be removed, and double  copper cables installed, thus providing extra future lines.  There will be a direct circuit to Gibsons from each of  the following: Seaside Park, Port Mellon, Hopkin's Landing, and Grantham's Landing. Previously only one line   existed    for   all    of   these  "Pop" Kolterman's  50th BirtMaw  HALFMOON BAY���Mrs. F. W.  Kolterman entertained the evening of Sept. 21 in honor of Mr.  "Pop" Kolterman's 50th birthday. Relatives and friends  joined in making the party a  memorable orie, with dancing  and group singing. Highlight  of the evening;:was the recita-  tiori of the "TheVDeath of Sam  McGee" by Rbnald Kolterman.  Supper was served at midnight  at which time Mr. Kolterman  was presented with a gold signet ring given by his wife and  children, presentation being  made by his brother, Percy.  Those attending the birthday  celebration were Miss Laverne  Anderson and Ken Anderson of  Burnaby;  Mr.  and Mrs.  Percy  Kolterman, Mr.  and Mrs. Ronald Kolterman, New Westminster;   Mr.   W.   Plumridge,   Narrows  Arm;  Mr.  and  Mrs.  Ted  Osborne, Sechelt; Mr. and Mrs;  R.   Mosier,   Mr.,  and   Mrs.   B.  Sands, Mr. and Mrs. G. Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. T. Parish^ Mr.  and Mrs. J. Burrows, Mr. and  Mrs. E. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. J.  King, Mr.  and Mrs. F. Lyons,  Mr. ahd Mrs. Thomas Beasley,  Mr. 'andvMrs.  S.  Cassidy,  Mr.  and Mrs. L. S. Edmunds, Miss  Marion Edmunds, Mr. B. Foley.-  Film Board Showings  Start October 9  DATES for initial showings of  Naitonal Film Board pictures  in the Howe Sound circuit have  been released to The Coast  News. Winter showings will get  underway at Gibsons Landing  October 7, at Roberts Creek,  Oct. 8; Sechelt, Oct. 9; and at  Halfmoon Bay, Oct. 10. Showtime is eight o'clock at all four  points.  points.  Another direct circuit will  ser^e^ Ito  sideline to Gower Point for  a pay-phone booth to serve  residents there.  Six direct cables will go from.  Gibsons Landing to the Sechelt  switchboard, which will then be  equipped to provide service to  the local area through that  board. There will also be a  direct cable to Wilson Creek,  one to Halfmoon Bay and Redroofs, arid another to Pender  Harbor.  "This means/' Mr. Sinclair  pointed out, "that people even  at the two extremelies (Port  Mellon or Pender Harbor) can  phone direct to Gibsons on lines  bearing no other traffic. They  can also be immediately connected to Vancouver and  through that exchange to other  points anywhere;  "The specification for double  copper caole will mean that  transmission of voice will be  equal to that ordinarily found  on any ctiy telephone."  In addition, extra cost is incurred in putting up new poles  throughout the area. It was expected at first that the phone  could share the power commission's poles, but as this organization is using a high-vol*,;-  age line, phones lines cannot be  carried on the same poles.  The improved system is a  quick result of Mr. Sinclair's  appeals at the last session for  consideration of a problem  which was pointed out to him  through The Coast News. In ihe  house the member demanded  that the government either sell  the existing lines, equipment  and franchise to he B.C. Telephone Company, or make it a  first-class government system.  "I preferred that the government keep and improve the  line," Mr.-Sinclair pointed out  at that time. "But I urge immediate action and stated that  neither my constituents nor myself cared who operated it so  long as we got decent service."  New Home Fi*is fa +  ��� written last  week to the career (in West-  view) of "Dodo," the fawn  . which Len Pole found by the  roadside near Springbrook dairy  two months ago. The animal  was taken to Hardy Island by  Constable N. J.- Winegarden in  the police boat.  Human Skeleton  Found Near  Port Mellon  AN   ARMY   enlistment   button  issued to Isaac H. Hezekia,  Nanaimo, was found near a  human skeleton in the isolated  Plowden Bay area, one-half  mile west of Port Mellon by F.  Angell, logging operator.  The skeleton was shipped to  Vancouver where police are trying to trace Hezekia. ,  Also found near the skeleton  which was lying^two feet above  the  high water  mark,, were  a  ^^wm^coat^y^^etWearl Y liquor  permit and a $2 bill.  Police believe the body had  been lying exposed for more  than a year.  Gibsons A.O.T.S.  In Church Hall  THE   A.O.T.S.   of  the   Gibsons  Memorial  Church  held   their  inonthly   dinner   on   Thursday-  Sept. 19,  at 6.3C p.m., with 20  members   being  present.     Mrs.  Fred Howlett was in the chair  and entertainment provided by  the   U.B.C.   with   the   loan   of  films  from  the  National   Film  Board.   The series consisted of:  1.   Preparing   and   Roasting   of  Coffee  in the  Nabob  Plant  in  Vancouver; 2. Sand and Flame,  being the manufacture of glass  in all its forms; 3. War Workers  in Factories, in their Homes, and  social conditions.  The films were educative and  enteresting and enjoyed by all  present. A hearty vote of thanks  was tendered Mr. Gordon Bal-  lentyne who provided and operated the projector.  The. dinner was served by  ladies of the U.C.W.A. and was  a treat for the gods.  Community singing was led by  Mr. Fred Howlett with Mrs.  Breaden at the piano.  Mr. G. Edmunds has been  the guest of his brother and  sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ed  Edmunds for the past week.  VIH0__0XA Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B- C.  Friday, September 27, 1946.  Wnz (Eoast Mews  TI   From the B. C. Capital  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad)  60c  Cxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. tCash with order.  Totices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  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  WEDDING   STATIONERY  Engraved or standard wedding invitations, announcements. Also wedding cake  boxes, complete with cards, 95c  dozen. The Coast News, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  m      ���-  ��� ���' ��� ������-���������I   ...���.-   .i-    i    �����  MARINE   REPAIRS  We are specialists in general  repairs, electric and acetylene  welding. Westview Machine  Shop,  Westview, B.C.  MISCELLANEOUS  3AWS GUMMED, lawn mowers  overhauled and sharpened,  jcissors, shears and knives  jround. Apply W. W. Bur-  ���oughs, Westview, B.C. tf  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's, Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  FOR SALE  WILLYS-KNIGHT    Sedan,    5  new tires.   Apply Fred Mills,  Sechelt. 11  FOR SALE  3-TON F��&D Lpgging Truck,  like new; 13~-t'on Columbia  Trailer. All tires in good condition. Will be available about  Oct. 30th.   Box FT, Coast News.  WANTED  WATER-FRQfclT    property;   at  Pender'1 Harbour,l $4" acre  or  more.    Must have house on it.  Apply Box X, Coast News.     11  ~ X.OST  ONE  12-FT.  Clinker-built red-  colored row boat.    Advise N.  Xlein, Irvines Landing. 11  " PERSONAL  DROP By and see our Budgerr-  gars, commonly called Love  Birds; also canaries. An ideal  gift. All colors, different prices.  Make her happy ��� buy her a  bird. Kleindale, on the highway. Mrs. Dubois, Pender Harbour, t.f.n  FOR SALE  SECOND - HAND    camp    cook  stove, $25.00.   Mackenzie and  Flavelle Ltd., Halfmoon Bay. 10  ' FOR SALE  BACK again: Miss D. Erickson  of Wilson Creek with a bigger  and better selection of Greeting  "Cards for 1946. Snapshot, Personal, Humorous and Children's  Cards. Contact me by mail as I  am unable to call on all my  customers. 13  "        '        FOB SALE  PHILCO 7-TUBE cabinet battery radio, $15.00,   Box A.R.,  Coast News. 10  FOR SALE  DROP-HEAD  sewing machine,  in good condiion, 42 attachments.   Apply Box D.C., Coast  News. 10  WANTED  HOUSE TO rent in Sechelt or  Selma Park area.    Box J.B.,  Coast News. 10  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.  LEGAL NOTICES  NOTICE OF CANCELLATION  OF RESERVE  NOTICE is hereby given that  the  Reserve  established  under  authority   of   Order-in-Council  No.   1653,   approved   December  9th,  1943, notice of which was  published in the British Columbia Gazette of December 16th,  1943,' is cancelled in so far as it  relates to 80 acres of unsurvey-  ed land adjoining Lots 468 and  2009, New Westminster District.  H. CATHCART,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of  Lands and Forests,  Victoria, B. C.  August 1st, 1946. 1  NOTICE OF CANCELLATION  OF RESERVE  NOTICE is hereby given that  the Reserve established under  authority of Order-in-Council  No. 1653, approved December  9th, 1943, notice of which was  published in the British Columbia Gazette of December 6th,  1943, is cancelled in so far as it  .-. retells to the following des-  *'croiei-i lands:���  Biock 22 of Lot 1316, Group 1,  New Westminster District, Plan  1804, containing 3.34 acres.  Lots 16 and 17 of Lot 1471,  Group 1, New Westminster District, Plan 3660, containing 11.29  acres  All that part of Parcel "A" of '  District  Lot   2631,   New Westminster District, lying west of a  line drawn parallel to the westerly boundary of the said Parcel   "A"   from   the   southeast '  corner of District Lot 1319, New  Westminster District, and Parcel 1  of Lot "D?' of Lot 2631,  New Westminster District, Plan  5418, containing 36.5 acres.  H. CATHCART,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of  Lands and Forests,  Victoria, B. C,  August 7th, 1946. 1  When is right wrong? When  you are walking on the highway, says the National Safety  Council. Always walk oh the  left-hand sicfe of the road, so  ypp. can see approaching cars  and get out of their way.  More tftan 10,000 safety lea'd<-  ers from air over the United  States will atten the first postwar National Safety Congress  and Exposition October 7-11 in  Chicago, according tp the National Safety Corincil. ���'������'���'-"������;  month would take the balance  1 of the contracts. About 400 net  ���'    fruit tons    of   greengage  fruit  pulp also will move on this next  loading.  ro/ee;  APPROXIMATELY    250    men  are now working on the power  house, penstock, dam and storage basin, in connection with the  B.C. Power Commission's Campbell River development, it was  announced    by    Premier    John  vHaft.    Contractors are making  steady progress with the work.  Driving of sheet piling in the  earth dam is nearing completion  while   concrete   work   at   the  power house has been started.  Work in the river bed, essential to the handling of water is  progressing satisfactorily while  good    progress  is  being  made^  with clearing operations in the  area  which ultimately  will be  flooded by the control dam.  In  connection with the  con-  ��� struction   of   the   transmission  line   from   Campbell   River   to  Nanaimo  and  also  to  Alberni,  survey parties have now been  withdrawn and the contractors  have  commenced work setting  the  steel  tower  footings.    The  general delivery of steel, how-  ver,   is  still  delayed  owing  to  the strike in eastern plants.  OTHER PROJECTS  A new distribution system at  Terrace is nearing completion  while installation of a second  diesel engine of 200 horsepower  capacity at Sechelt has been  completed. Materials are being  assembled for the construction  of a new diesel power plant at.  Quesnel.  A survey of all potential hydro development in the vicinity  of Golden has been started while  a survey of possible hydro-electric sites in the vicinity of Hope  has been completed.  TO BE REPAID  A $2,000,000 Province of British Columbia six per cent debenture issue will mature on  October 1, it.was announced by  the Honorable Herbert Anscomb, minister of finance. This  maturity will be paid off in full  from debt redemption provisions  specifically established in connection with this issue. The debentures were originally sold on  October 1, 1921, under the provisions of the Highway Loan  Act of 1920 arid were sold by  the province at a cost of ��.38  per cent.  PUBLIC WORKS  Further evidence of the difficulties confronting the public  works department in carrying  out its extensive and comprehensive programme oi undertakings was revealed ffrr the  second time this year when no  bids were received for a road  contract which normally would  haye attracted spirited competition. Tenders were called for  the construction of 2.3 miles of  new road tp Seymour Park in  the North Vancouver district.  When the deadline came for the  opening of tenders, none had  been received. This was due  apparently to the fact that contractors are experiencing extreme difficulty in securing  labor and materials.  NOTICE TO PROSPECTORS  The Honorable R. C. MacDonald, minister of mines, issued a  warning this week to all prospectors drawing their attention  to the fact that mineral claims  should not be staked in areas  reserved for miliary purposes.  Iri January, 1944, a reserve for  military purposes was placed on  a mile-swide stretch':^ of \ Crjpwn  lan#pn either side of the Cana-  dian-Aiasjkan highway and the  projected right-of-T?ray of any  6f the following Tproposed highways: Prince George to Fort St.  John yia Pine Pass; Prince  George  to  Dawson   Creek  via  Pine Pass; Vanderhoof to Fort  , St. John via Manson Creek and  Pine Pass; and Prince George  to Dawson Creek via Monkman  Pass.  ELECTION SURVEY  R. H. Carson, chairman of the  special committee appointed to  inquire into the B.C.; Elections  Act has been in Victoria during  the past week, dealing with maters appertaining to a revision of  the act. '  He reported that the returns  from the questionnaire sent put  to citizens, shows a very srpng  trend toward the institution of  a system of obligatory voting.  This trend of public opinion will  be given most careful consideration by the special committee.  ALASKA HIGHWAY  Following a meeting with a  special committee of the provincial cabinet, officials of the  Dominion government indicated  that the Alaska highway  through British Columbia - will  be opened to the public in 1947.  Public works minister the Hon-.  orable E. C. Carson, said that a  representative of the provincial  government will be sent to the  Peace River district in the near  future to travel over the highway to survey camping and service station facilities so that the  present reserve can be lifted  upon application by those desiring to proyide these facilities to  the public.  FRUIT EXPORT  The Honorable L. H. Eyres,  minister of trade and industry,  announced that approximately  10,0Q0 barrels of British Columbia raspberries in S02 solution  for the United. Kingdom ministry of food had already been  loaded at New Westminster this  year, and that a third and last  loading before the end of the  The List That Show?  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O Complete Automotive Repairs  ��� Synthetic Rubber Vulcanized  O High Pressure Greasing  m Dominion Tires and Tubes  m Fine lines ofAccessories and Farts  *.'   *:;-���"!���/  .Leg Young, Proprietor Friday, September 27, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  About army demobilization,  as with so many matters calling  for decisions from on high, it is  finally recognized that policy is  the best policy.  AN AUSTRALIAN doctor, who  was practically unknown outside his own district* has achieved fame after death. Residents  of Payneham, a suburb of Adelaide, are planning a $9,720  children's centre as a memorial  to Dr. E. L. Borthwick for his  46 years of self-sacrifice for the  community.  Examples of his deeds for the  needy were: He never charged a  poor patient. He thanked a  patient for getting better after  he had performed, free of  charge, an operation that saved  the patient's life. He had an  understanding with a druggist  that prescriptions marked "ad  meum" (to my account) were to  be provided free for patients.  He instructed the local butcher  to send steak daily '��������� to poor  patients who needed food rather  than medicine. He sent loads of  firewood to the needy during  the winter. For 26 years he attended, free of charge, a man  suffering from an incurable ailment. Dr. Borthwick was 75  when he died and to the last he  struggled to attend people who  were not as ill as he was.  Carson ��� Peterson  Trading Company  Combined   Store   and   Cafe  Just Below the  School Hall  THE CENTRAL STORE  Jimmy  Carson  and Wally  Peterson, Proprietors  Free Delivery  Mnirhr Alltnrtranlic- Phfttn When D. 0. Coleman, C.M.G., chairman and  lUUlIiy  iilUUy I ayilh jrilUlU    president of the Canadian Pacific Railway and  Mrs. Coleman met Field Marshal Montgomery at Windsor Station, Montreal, before he  boarded the special C.P.R. train for Ottawa, the distinguished soldier autographed one  of her most prized possessions. It was a picture of their son, Lt.-Col. Rowan C. Coleman, D.S.O., M.C, being decorated with the Military Cross by Monty during the Italian  Italian campaign. Col. Coleman was second-in-command of the famous Princess Pats and  was wounded shortly after the Italian campaign was launched. Later he was put in  command of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and when transferred to Northwest Europe  took oyer command of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment. Left to right, Mr. and Mrs.  Coleman, Brig. W. J. Home, M.C, D.O.C., Military District No. 4; Viscount Montgomery  and an R,CM.P. constable.  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  ���"IS  I  Sell!   Swap!  Rent!  Buy!  via  the Ad-Brief way.;  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing,  Shingles,  Cement"  SASH and, DOORS  NAILS  FAINT  and  VARNISHES  MARINE PAINTS  "Sea King" Brand  BUILDERS'  S_BDW_JIS  PXTTMBING  SUPPLIES  LINOLEUM  MARINE   PUMPS  "Jabisco''  ROPE and CANVAS  LUMBER  MARINE   ENGINES  (new)  Lauson, gas  Murphy���Deisel  Hendy���Deisel  MARINE  ENGINES  (Rebuilt)  MARINE  SUPPLIES. and  riSKZNO GEAR  by Lipsett's  STOCKS CARRIED  We carry stocks of most items.   Ask us to submit quotations  for  your  requirements.   You  -will  find   our  prices   compare  favorably  with  city  prices.  We hold deal��r��_Jp�� from torn�� of th* b��it ��npply  houses in Vanoouv��r.  GOOD QUALITT ��� 7A2K  LAST week we saw something  new in baby accessories. A  simple and inexpensive plastic  clamj? that holds baby's blanket firmly in place arid should  be a real bobri with cooler  weather coming on. Iiyou have  experienced trouble with safety  pins that come open, here is the  answer to your problem.  AND LITTLE MISS CLEAN  Smart little plastic aprons for  the tiny miss are on sale locally.  Smartly styled in white with  gay colored trim, these should  appeal to the kiddies and save  time on washday.  WIPE THOSE FEET  Cocoa doormats in a wide variety of colored patterns are another welcome addition to hardware stocks. Just the thing to  save your floors and rugs from  the ravages of mud and rain  with the bad weather ori the  way.  NEW CUDDLY TOYS  Real eyerstbpped for the  younger set has been the window j displaying re a 11 y smart  stuffed cuddle toys in the characters of "Bugs" Bunny and  "Porky" Pig. We didn't ask the  price, but we bet no little girl  could resist them. .  GLASS ODDMENTS  One store has quite a display  of little glas�� ornamentsin various forms. If yo uare one of  those folks who likes to brighten  shelves and, corners with such  things, it will pay you ;4o hunt  them up. *  YES. THERE'S A SHORTAGE  Storekeepers tell us they are  having a hard time getting suf  ficient bags arid wrapping, and  they say they would appreciate  it if shoppers would bring shopping bags with therii and thus  save re-wrapping of items already packaged.  SALt SITUATION  Latest item on the short list  has been * salt. We find that  while the free-ruririihg and  iodized forms of salt may be  hard (or even impossible) to  obtain, there will be a supply  of table salt of the "bag" type.  fteasley's  Merchants  STANFIELD'S  RED   LABEL  UlstoiSRWEAR  Now In Stock  '-*��� ���������:���:  GENERAL ELECTRIC  RADIOS  ���*    ���  Standard Oil Products  -���-'������       ^  \^   ���  BUS STOP  HALFMOON BAY  Fuels & Barge Co.  STEEL CULVERTS  LOGGERS: Please note change  in price of 12" steel culverts,  approx. %" thick in lengths ap-  prox. 14, 18, 22-and 26 feet.  Due to a change in assembly of  these culverts all pipes are now  asphalt painted inside and out to  give ldnger life. Prices have been  advanced 10 cents per lineal foot  to cover cost of operation.  NEW PRICE: SO cents per foot  in above lengths and 5 cents additional if delivered io wharf in  area served by tis. Also note ...  due to orders on hand, advance  booking is advised for anyone  requiring same for winter use.  SCRAP FOR SALE  We also offer scrap plate, angle iron,  etc., to logging camp operators from  Powell River to Howe Sound and Gulf  Islands, (to your size or thickness) and  delivered on your wharf in above area  for 3c per pound.  NOTE: We reserve the right to limit  minimum of order to assure cost of  delivery..  WELDING SERVICE  We also PROPOSE to offer a portable  welding service to operators in our  area on ARC WELDING, BURNING or  GAS WELDING for such repairs as  shop work, Bulldozers, Donkeys, etc.  No transportation charge to be made  on equipment to your wharf if a minimum, of 8 hours work is guaranteed.  Only a high class operator will be  supplied, or equipment may be rented.  Straight city prices charged. You save  freight, rime and in many cases loss of  valuable time.  Your enquiries or offer of co-operation  will be the deciding factor in the  establishment of this service.  Equipment would be carried at all  times on barge and used for above  work only.  Your immediate enquiry solicited on  this matter���think it over. Address  all enquiries to:  ROY WALKER at GULF FUELS & BARGE CO.  101 WEST 1st AVE.. VANCOUVER, B.C. Page Four.  GUEST EDITORIAL  ONE DAY I watched my father hitching horses  to a plow at the end-rig of a stubble field. I  was about eight years old then. "Couldn't  those horses just run away, rather than stand  there to be hitched?" I asked. Father smiled  ahd replied, "Horses don't know their own  strength, lass." .  What I'm driving at is this: Do women know  their own strength? Why aren't we doing  something to avert this on-coming war that  we're hearing so much about? There will be  no geographical limitations next time. It will  reach our own doorstep.  Those industrial wars, that so-called ��sane  men have been indulging in lately, don't affect  only those in the industry concerned. If some  men feel like stopping work in protest against  working conditions, why should that give them  the right to force their fellow workers to strike  also? Some signs which read, MEN AT WORK,  should actually read, AGITATORS AT WORK.  Regarding the present "Farmers' Strike" ���  surely they've chosen the wrong time. The  majority of them have never before known  such prosperity as they now enjoy. Granted,  the prices of machinery are exorbitant, but  that raise, as we all know, was caused by,the  fore-going strikes. Why couldn't farmers cooperate, chip in together for the purchase of  machinery, in brotherly fashion, which proved  so successful in pioneering days?  (The grand  Gibsons Dock  NO CLEARER indication of the need for in-'  creased docking facilities here could be given  than was revealed by the condition that manifested itself Wednesday night.   Soon after the  "Trucilla", of Vancouver Barge Transportation,  had decided to discharge freight, the "Shellco"  attempted to land to pump oil to the tanks  ashore.   She managed to pass a hose to the  wharf   after   considerable   manoeuvring,   but  could not actually find space to dock herself.  While both these ships were in, the "Eastholm"  approached with the hopes of landing its cargo.  One of her life-boats could not have found room  to dock, and she was forced to put back to  Granthams for the night.   Perhaps  this  case  was a coincidence, but it is a phenomenon that  is likely to recur more, rather than less, frequently in the future.  We have been fortunate  in having various transportation organizations  increase our service here tremendously during  the past year.   We cannot at any time in the  future look to a much- greater facilitation if  we cannot accommodate the vessels sent here  to accommodate us.  Puss  IT WAS recently proposed in London to lay  out a garden as a memorial to Dick Whitting-  ton, thrice Lord Mayor of the city. There is no  information as to whether his. cat would be  commemorated with him, but it surely has  claims, as the most eminent British cat in history, to such public recognition. It has, indeed,  no competitors, unless we acknowledge that  anonymous adventurer who, according to reports current in the nursery, declared, "I've  been to London to see the Queen."  It may be objected that Whittington's cat  never existed; but in that case, as a fiction, it  is still a rare and distinguished phenomenon,  only to be rivaled by the Cheshire Cat or maybe "Puss in Boots." Dogs have been celebrated  \often enough in fiction, from "The Dog Crusoe" and "Owd Bob" to the canine heroes of  Kipling and Jack London. But Puss���though  Gray poked fun at her���is relatively unhonored  and unsung.   Perhaps London may be excused  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  by JEAN R. HAINES  old days when everybody was happy.)  In recent years, the farmers were given non-  wheat-growing bonuses, milk subsidies, cheap  elevator grain for hog raising. Other tradesmen  were taxed so that" the farmers could have  these privileges.  From my own experience and observation,  the farmer's wife labors more in one day than  the farmer does in two.    (John Grumly can  say what   he   pleases.)    Those   farmers   who  had the power to avert the strike���IF THEY  ONLY KNEW IT!   If they'd said: Alright, NO  COOKING!    That would have been sufficient.  Those farmers do like to eat!   Besides, men are  only little boys grown up.    They'll listen ��to  women who can make them realize that women  think from the heart���not'from the pocketbook.  It seems, our steadfast farmer���whose good  name is legion, has now turned mercenary, and  evidently cares riot that thousahdsyof starviiig  and   dying   people   are   reaching   with. outstretched   hands   toward   him,   pleading   for  FOOD.   What an opportunity the farmers had  to show the whole world an example of human-  ness and brotherly love.  Now, it's high time that women grabbed the  reins, and made a staunch endeavor to keep  the wheels of industry on the straight and narrow middle of the road.  WOMEN proved, in the last war, what they  could do���when they tried. '  J ust a  Minute  with BILL McCUSKER  WE'VE BEEN wondering whether debunking  is worth bothering about at all ever since  last Monday, when we received a batch of  propaganda from an old friend, whom we shall  call H-J. You, yourself, know good old H-J  well. He's the boy behind those enticing ads  in such intellectual heavyweights as Ranch  Romances, Stuporman and assorted dime  dreadfuls- (at 15c). >  Well sir, he's branching Out, is H-J. He puts  out a monthly paper now, The American Freeman, complete with a classified ad section. And  in this section, the reader can'now obtain information on the cause and cure of all diseases ($1); an assortment of art pictures and  glamour girls ($1); a beautiful correspondence  magazine, with sixteen pages of descriptions,  photographs and addresses (25c);: the details of  preserving and puncture-proof ing tires with  plastic (3c stamp); samples and catalogue of  "adult" books (10c); three formulas for gaso-  lineiess fuel that will double any car's mileage  ($1); the secrets of becoming a lightning calculator (50c); sealed particulars on a nation- wide  sweetheart finding service for refined men and  women (free); and a dozen bottles of "My Sin"  perfume'($1).  H-J has been debunking God, religion, capitalism, orthodoxy of various sorts, and everything else for a good many years. By now,  you would imagine, his loyal readers would be  the most completely debunked group of people  in the whole world, free-thinking, worldly,  sales-resistant, their minds vibrant and overflowing with truth. Yet they seem to be the  same old suckers they were when H-J started  off with them thirty years ago. How in the  world can you explain a thing like that?  BIFOCAL  TROUBLE, PROBABLY  "He had been aware from the first that she  was unusually attractive; now, in her dark-  green dress with the low-cut, rounded neckline;  he saw that she had lovely legs."���-from a story  in the American Magazine.  BILL SPEED  .Friday, September 27, 1946.  write new arrangements. I get  home about eleven and often  write music until 2 a.m."  SKOL!  Thieves entered the home of  the Earl of Jersey and stole  $200 worth of whisky and  champagne.  IF MUSICIANS ever achieved  a 40-hour week it would completely wreck the schedule of  Henry Matthews* talented Montreal musciian who claims he  works a solid 16-hour day six.  days a week and enjoys every  minute of it.  "Studio work starts at 7:45  a.m.," Matthews says, "and continues until 10 at night. There  are some intermissions, but I  make use of those periods to  T R GODFREY  AND COMPANY LTD.  nsiBsoyrs landing^  General Trucking  and Fuel  GET YOUR  TAN  ON THE PORCH AT  WAKEFIELD  Visit Our  COFFEE SHOP  for Super Hoi Dogs  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:  Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it General''Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators  &  Washing Machines  it FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DOR AN S FURNITURE  W0t\Mw, b. w-*_6^_$6Y;::y:wy,'  Move In!  Selma Park Is Being Sold  Write for descriptive iriitp 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 cottage* now vacant are  immediately available with large lot*, Y  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 Pearson (Sechelt Telephone)  Brokers Ltd.  942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver, B.C.  By JON ST. ABLES  new  bearings  FROM THE  OLD TtteA-  SURE MAP,  Otto,  TOiRNCAST  MAKE    F&l*.  THE  MOUNTAINS Friday, September 27, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  TRAVELLING 1,300 miles in a  jeep is not exactly the most  comfortable mode of transportation, but it is a way of getting  to your destination and seeing  more of the world in the same  time. Four residents of Manitoba did that, when they travelled from Gypsumville, about  180 miles north of Winnipeg, to  St. Catharines in a farm jeep.  The four, Mr. and Mrs. Harold  Hunter and Mr. and Mrs. Algy  Freeman, came down to attend  a funeral.   They had planned to  Radio  Highlights  OLD FAVORITES  Here are some of the old  favorites who have returned  to the air, in osder of day,  network, time, program:  Sunday, NBC-KOMO, 5:30,  Bergen and McCarthy.  Sunday, ABC-KJR,  6  and  I. 9, Walter Winchell.  Sunday, NBC-KOMO, 7:00,  Don Ameche Show.  |     Monday,   CBS-KIRO,   6:00,  i Lux Radio Theatre.  j     Monday, NBC-KOMO, 6:30  Benny Goodman and Victor  Borge.  }    Monday, NBC-KOMO, 8:00  Cavalcades of America.  Tuesday, NBC-KOMO, 7:30,  Red Skelton.  Tuesday, NBC-KOMO, 8:30,  L Rudy Vallee. Y  Wednesday,   CBS - KIRO,  ! 6:00, Frank, Sinatra.  Y .Wedhes^Yi^BS ^KIRO^  ' Dinah Shore. '  I     Wednesday, NBC - KOMO,  8:30, The Great Gildersleeye.  Thursday, NBC - KOMO,  I 9:00, Burns and Allen.  Friday, CBS-rURQ, 6:30,  .Durante and Moore.  : Saturday, NBC - KOMO,  7:00, Judy Canova.  ��� Saturday; NBC ~ KOMO,  8:00, Truth or Consequences.  \ Saturday, NBC r KOMO,  f 8:)30, The Life of Reilly.  I   '. ���' ���'��� y." '.'��� ������'���' ':       ....'���  \ For your future reference:  i Sunday, Sept. 29 ���' NBC-  fKOMO, 1:00, Quiz Kids.  ��� Sunday, Sept. 29 r~ NBC-  KOMO, 4:00, Jack Benny.  )    Sunday, Sept. 29 ��� NBC-  IkOMO, 4:30, Phil Harris and  Alice Faye.    Y  Sunday, Sept. 29 ��� CBS-  KIRO, 6:00, Hildegarde.  Sunday, Sept. 29 ��� CBS-  KIRO, 6:30, Eddie Bracken  Show.  Sunday, Sept. 29 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 8:00, Bob Burns.  Sunday, Oct. 6 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 5:00, Fred Allen.  Sunday, Oct. 6 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 11:30 a.m., James  Melton.  Tuesday, Sept. 24 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 7:00, Bob Hope.  Tuesday, Oct. 1 ��� N BC-  KOMO? 6:30, Fibber McGee  and Molly.      Y  Tuesday, Oct. 2 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 6:00, Amos 'N Andy.  Wednesday, Oct. 2���NBC-  KOMO, 6:00, Duffy's Tavern.  Wednesday, Oct. 2���CBS-  KIRO, 7:30, Information  Please  Thursday, Sept. 26-4NBC-  KOMO^ 6:30, Eddie Cantor.  ; Thursday^ Oct. 3 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 6:30, Dennis Day,  Thursday, OctY 3 ��� YNBC-  KOMO, 7:00, Abbott and Cos-  tello.  Friday, Oct. 4 ��� NBC-  KOMO, 6:00,- People Are  Funny.  go by rail, but missed the train,  and struck upon the brilliant  idea of making the journey in  a jeen. Leaving Gypsumville  on Wednesday afternoon, -the,  quartet and their jeep arrived  on Saturday morning, none the  worse for their long trip.  On the contrary, the journey  was rather delightful, with  many interesting sights encountered on the way. No trouble  was experienced, but they did  run out of gas north of North  Bay. In all, it was a most interesting journey.  Jim Rennie- Correspondent  AMONG our September visitors  are Mr. and Mrs. Davis, Mr.  and Mrs. Carmichael, Mr. and  Mrs. Muir Dawson and daughter,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Terry   and  daughter, all of Vancouver.  *    *    *  rs. G. Marsden of Headlands,  Gibson Landing, is the guest pf  Mr. and Mrs. Steadman. while  Mr. Marsden is attending the  school convention at Prince  George.  *    *    *  Mr. Neill Lowes has returned  from Saskatchewan. where he  was helping with the harvest.  We have added two new  members to our Isaac Walton  club, Mr. Bell, who got a nice  Cohoe and some trout, and Mrs.'  one. Last week yours truly  landed a 13%-lb. one off the  Gower shore that some one had  lost as it had a double hook in  its  mouth  with  a  light  nylon  and on the top hook the knot  was one that is easily broken.  On most nylon cards there is a  sample knot that with a little-  practice one can learn to maker  quickly���and it pays.  General Blacksmithing  Rudder and Net Guards  Repaired  JOE CONNELL  Pender Harbour  miss  THIS Province is an acknowledged leader in Canada in the field of Physical Education  and Recreation. Compulsory Physical Education in the schools from Grade One to Grade  Twelve has long been in operation, and the curriculum is based on sound educational philosophy. In 1934, the Hon. Dr. G. M. Weir, then Minister of Education, inaugurated in the  Province the first government-sponsored Recreational Classes. Today, this programme is  operating under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health and National Welfare.  SCOPE  _ The School program consists of gymnastics, agilities, stunts, athletics, tumbling and  apparatus, rhythms, and recreational activities. Intramural programs are stressed to ensure  maximum participation.  The Community Recreation embraces all of these activities with additional emphasis  on recreational games, conditioning exercises, hobbies, arts and crafts.  Teachers of School Physical Education are given general and specialized training during  teacher-training years, summer sessions, and through in-service courses. Instructors, coaches  and leaders for community recreation centres attend in-service courses throughout the year,  and refresher courses are he3d during the summer months  POLICY  Throughout all ages the activities chosen are those suited to the physical capacity of  the individual, his interests, the maintenance of his organic vigor, and the wholesome use  of his leisure time. Communities are encouraged and advised in the organization of Community Centres. This Department aids Community Centres and Clubs already in existence  *and offers help in supplying and training leadership, and in furnishing equipment. Assistance  is given in the planning of recreation and sports facilities, Community Centres, playing  fields, swimming pools, playgrounds and equipment.  COMMUNITY RESPONSIBILITY  The objectives' of this program include: Every school a gymnasium and playing field.  Every child in a summer camp. An outdoor program for every adult. Every British Columbian  a swimmer. A recreational program for the whole family. Adequate leadership and facilities  in every community.  FOR THE FUTURE ��� BE FIT B.C.  On the Community level of the implementing of the National-Provincial program there  must be a sharing of responsibility in the provisions of recreational opportunities by the  respective communities. The recreational requirements of the communities can be supplied  effectively and economically only through the fullest co-operation of all local groups. A  number of communities throughout the Province are co-operating successfully in such plans.  BEMRTMEJT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AJB REMTIOflf  PARLIAMENT   BUILDINGS  VICTORIA,   B.C.  95 Page Six.  THE COAST NEWS. Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, September 27, 1946. >.  Accidents have jumped to  fourth place as a cause of death,  according to the National Safety Council. Topping accidents  are heart disease, cancer and  cerebral  hemorrhage.  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  a  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  ��Ot  Regular  Scheduled  Freight Service  THREE TIMES  WEEKLY  from  Vancouver  to  Gibsons Landing  Barges leave our Vancouver  Dock every MONDAY, WED*  NESDAY anot FRIDAY ,��t  6 p.m. sailing direct to GIBSONS LANDIN& 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. ���..;���������  Vancouver Barge  Transportation  Limited  VANCOUVER, B.C.  L  \?  . "WASHING machines are being  used to make butter."  That's the statement of  Thomas Haines, Wildwood resident and former Alberta farmer, who returned to this district  recently after a five-week sojourn in the Edmonon region of  the prairies.  Mr. Haines explained that the  farmers' strike in Alberta has  resulted in large quantities of  produce piling up at the various  farms. "In one case," he said  "I saw a farmer's "wife dump1"  the milk into her new washing  machine, start it up and, a short  time later, take out a large  quanity of butter."  The farmers have two. objects  in striking, "Mr. Haines said. "In  the first place, they want an investigation into the present high  prices for farm machinery, and  secondly, they want the govern-,  men to do away with the Winnipeg Grain Exchange.  ft  of land warfare.  The Bikini experiment showed what a single ^  A-bomb can do. The fact is that  atomic    energy    involves    such ,;'  terrific forces that the nations   ''  of the world can no longer rely .  upon armies or navies, but must  rely on peace instead. ���(  FIRST NEGRO LEGION POST  GREENWOOD, Miss.���A petition to charter what would be  the first Negro American Legion  post in Mississippi has been  unanimously approved by the  existing post in Greenwood.  SUN.  MON.  TUE.  WED.  THUR.  F'RI.  SAT.  Chicken  Pot  Roast  of Beef  Fish  Cold  Pot  Roast  Chili  Con  Came  Vege-  tdble.  Plate  Veal  (to be  jellied)  unrat-  ioned  Group  G  unrat-  ioned  left- -  over  leftover  unrat-  ioned  Group  C  4 lbs.  I      2  Coupons  2 lbs.  1  coupon,  ��� .  ���������������-.]  I coupon  left ovei  ��  y��-:Y-y-,:  What more delectable eating for a summer Sunday  than chicken, done the family's favored way. Billed  for Monday is a pot fodst, succulent anb_ savoury,  and surrounded with the season's new vegetables.  Fish forms the focal point of meatless Tuesday's  dinner. On Wednesday the pot xoetst reappears,  sliced: cold and erdiyened with colorful vegetables  and a rwqngy relish. With dried beans again  market avcrilable, the odds and ends of the roast  can add fltrvour and nutriment to Thtursddy's chili  con carne. From the array of fresh vegetables can  be chosen an eye-appealing and palate pleasing  vegetable plate for Friddyv |>r6tekiized-with an egg  or cheese sauce. -Stewing veal is a good choice  for making a jellied mould for Saturday, with something for Sunday Supper too, augmented if numbers  indicate the nee*d; .by uiimtipried tongke. To your  credit from the week's eating is one coupon.  FLAGSHIP of the Grand Fleet  in  1914-16, the Iron Duke is  to   be   scrapped   at   last.    The  dreadnought which carried Lord  Jellicoe's flag at the battle  of  Jutland   in    1916   cneated   the  wreckers in 1930 when she was  one  of five  British  battleships  to be  discarded under the International treaty of that year.  Instead of being scrapped, she  was   "demilitarized",    and   became  a  gunnery  training  vessel.    Her   side   armor   was   removed, four of her 10 big guns  taken away, and her speed lowered   by   reducing   her   boiler  power.    Now   she   has   arrived  at   Faslane-on-the-Clyde   to   be  broken up.  "-'Until the Queen Elizabeth was  completed in January of 1915,  the Iron Duke class headed  Britain's ��� list of battleships.  Dreadnoughts of 21,250 tons,  with 12-inch armor at the water-  line, they carried 10 13.5-inch  guns and 12 6-inch guns. They  cost about $10,000,000 apiece.  They were eclipsed by the  Queen Elizabeths of 31,100 tons,  with eight 15-inch guns and 12  6-inch guns. Today Britain's  largest battleship is the Vanguard, 42,500 tons^ and said to  be a $48,950,000 ship.  The Iron Duke is not the only  veteran of Jutland to go to the  ship-scrappers   this   year.   Last  March it was officially announced   that   the  Warspite,   of   the  Queen Elizabeth class, was ticketed for destruction.   The War-  spite   was   terribly   mauled   at  Jutland, but was reconstructed  and was still doing her part in  the   Second   Great   War.    She  bombarded   the    Normandy  beaches previous to the landing,  and joined the eastern fleet in  the war against the Japanese.  But the future of even modern    battleships   is   in \ doubt.  The atomic bomb has changed   .  the   picture   of  naval   warfare  as it has  changed the picture  Pedestrian deaths begin to A  rise in October as hours of dark- j  ness. increase, says the National f  Safety Council.  By the looks of the photograph appearing in a Vancouver  paper one day last week there  will be bananas and to spare  for the next while. , This fruit  is an excellent food, and can  be prepared in many delicious  ways, so start looking up your  favorite recipes.  Spray fainting  INTERIOR  and  EXTERIOR  Painting With Brush  or Spray  Kalsomining If Required  Frao Estimate*  VIC PALMER  PENDER HARBOUR  REXALL  ONE CENT SALE  Dates: October 2nd, 3r^ 4th and 5th  Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday  ��� YOUR   CHANCE   TO   SAVE --  How it works: You buy one item at regular price ahd  get another of the same item for 1c.  Modernize Your Stove  With a SiMpIe-tO-6perate, Economical  (WL Burner  GIBSON'S LANDING  Phone 3 Short  Mail Orders Accepted. Please Include Cost Plus Postage.  Watch for the Handbills.  Check These Features:  ��� Quickly installed  ��� No grates to be  removed.  ��� Clean and economical  ��� Easily regulated  Complete  i  See   the   SUPER-THERM  Combination Oil Burner at  STORE HOURS:  Open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,  exceptingWednesdays,  which are 8 a.m. to 1  p.m. Saturdays the  hours are 8 a.m. to 8  p.m.  Come in and see our full,  line   of   men   and   boys'  work and sport clothing.  tJltfS  GIBSON'S LANDING  BUS   SCHEDULE  WILL  CHANGE  OCT.  1st  Watch this paper for  further  details.  SECHELT MOTOR  TRANSPORT  Gibsons   Landing  _  POOOOOOOOQOQOOOOQOOOOOOCr 1  si  For   more   than   50   yeiars,  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 Wnyteclme  or  's  -���-  ��*> *"���-";'.*"  SECHELT STORE  inctu<  Provisions, SI  Hardware* Dit goods,  "V!"*    Medicine*,  Free!. Meat, F*uiis  and Vegetables  always available.  Large Supply  of  FISHING   TACKLE  SECHELT INN  Excellent Dining Room-  Tea Rooms, soft drinks,  light shacks. Roller Skating Rink, Friday evenings. 7-11 p.m.���Dancing, Shows at the Pavilion.  F'ifr information, call ybr  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett ait  Sechelt Store, or Union  St��tomships9. Vancouver.}  .!  COOCOQOOQiOOOQOOCCgOQOQO*. Friday, September 27, 1946.-  THE COAST NEWS, Half moon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  by the KILOCYCLE SLEUTH  HO HUM SILVER  No, not the famous Lone  Ranger, but another hard-riding saddle-buster by the name  of Roy Rogers is due to hit the  air-lanes come October 5th . . .  which, unless we are looking at  last year's calendar, is a'Saturday . . . the all-star cast supporting Rogers has humorist' Pat  Buttram, songstress Dale Evans,  Country Washburn and his orch.,  comedian Gabby Hayes and the  singing Sons of the Pioneers  . . . time is 6 p.m., network is  NBC . . . new show replaces the  long-time favorite, the National  Barn Dance.  RETURNEES  Sure signs that summer is just  about over, and that you can  include days in the list of things  that are going to be short this  winter, are the ever-iricreasihg  number of old favorites returning to the air-lanes. . . Bergen  and McCarthy are back in their  5 p.m. slot on Sundays on CBR  . . . the Lux Radio Theatre is  on again Mondays at 6, also on  CBR . . . "The Great Gilder-  sleeve is getting mixed up once  more, but at a new time and day  '. . . 8:30 Wednesdays on NBC-  KOMO. Rudy Valee, one of the  original radio stars, is back with  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  mMm^ OIL  '������;��� FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  ���  10*0*0.  H. G. McGRANDLE  fORT  MELLON  '    Y1 .���;.-' ' *���>        ''','''  General Insurance  Specializing in  > ���;     ���   ��� ���  Fire ��� Accident  Sickness  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-Siraiion Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  yy y, Y J^cWnw .���������;.  *>v.'.\> .*:>���;..���  Oil Hearers and Range!  Complete Stock of  a new show which replaces the  Philip Morris Follies. . . Tuesday  at 8:30 on NBC.   NBC's triple  threat of radio comedians  had  its initial send-off not long ago  when Red Skelton came back  from his summer hiatus . . .the  "mean widdle kid" fills the tag  end or 7:30 slot on the 6:30 to#  8   laugh   parade   on   Tuesdays  Duffy's Tavern opens on a new  day, Wednesday, October 2, and  a new time, 6 p.m.; Dennis Day's  new   air-show  preems   Oct.   3;  that's a Thursday, at 6:30; and  Abbott and Costello return same  day at 7; Fred Allen waits until  Oct. (5 for his half-hour . .. same  day and time   (Sun.  at 5:30),  while James Melton's new program gets under way Sunday,  Oct 6, at 11:30 a.m. . . . All are  . on NBC-KOMO ... all times are  Pacific Standard so those coming up before Sept. 29 will be  heard one hour later than the  times  'mentioned    ...    which  brings   to   mind  the   fact   that  Sunday, September 29, will be a  rather mixed up day ... other  localities  change back to slow  time at 2 a.m. but due to local  conditions, chances are we won't  make  the  switch  until  2  a.m.  Monday  .  .  .  which was what  happened when we went on the  summer  time  :  .. .  makes you  think, doe-sn't it?  OFF MIKE  The maddest wit in radio, the  man who has managed to slice,  fit and mold humor into his  own original brand, Henry Morgan, has a half-hour all his own  on ABC-KJR each Tuesday at  8:30 .-. . the new show features  a full orch. and musical antics  ranging all the way from blaring marches to guest yodelers  . . .Bagpipe players or virtuosos  of other instruments are likely  to appear at any time . . . for a  new . . . and totally different  comedy slant, try this one . . .  Now that NBC's new comedian,  Alan Young, has his parents  moved from Vancouver to  Hollywood, he tells this one:  The first time the family strolled past the famed Brown Derby  on Vine Street, his mother spotted the huge "Canadian Club"  sign that covers half the building . ... ."We must join that  right away," said Mrs.v Young.  . . . Arturo Toscanini, who returned recently from d; spring  and summer series at Milan will  open his fall-v/inter series on  NBC on Oct. 20.  R AMBLINGS  More returnees include Durante and Moore back on their  CBS  slot  at  7:30  on Fridays;  Frank Sinatra,. also on CBS on'  Wednesdays    at    6;    Spotlight  Bands   with   Harry   James   on  Mondays, Xavier Cugat on Wednesdays and Guy Lombardo on  Fridays is doing business at the  old 6:30 slot on ABC-KJR . . .  $his fall will once again see the  annoying   business   of   several  top tuner-inners pitted against  equally  top   fare   on   Sundays.  NBC has a powerful array beginning  at 4 with , Benny followed by the new Alice Faye-  Phil Harris segment at 4:39 and  Bergen and McCarthy at 5 with  Fred    Allen     continuing    the  powerhouse at 5:30 . . . but they  don't stop there ... 6 sees the  long    time    faye    Manhattan  Merry-go-round   and  the   also  topper Album of Fj-uniliar Music at 6:30 plus $he new Pon  Ameche show at 7 . . .   sniack  in the middle  is Winchell on  ABC  at  6,  though westerners  have the edge  on account  of  Wafers repeat at 9 . . . CBS  how  hopes   to   compete,   with  Hildegarde  on  at  6;  the  new  Eddie Bracken airer at 6:30 and  Phil Baker at 7 . . . further  listener headaches come up on  Wednesdays and Thursdays . . .  CBS has Frank Sinatra and  Dinah Shore at 6 and 6:30  against NBC's back to back duo  of Duffy's Tavern and Mr. District Attorney ... all on the  mid-week evening . . . Thursday has ABC strongly contesting the other nets with the  Bing Crosby spot at its old time  of 7 p.m. . . . Dave Rose's Holiday for Music makes its final  airing next Wednesday and will  be replaced the following week  with Information Please under  Parker Pen sponsorship. . . Next  Sunday, Sept. 22, will be the  final broadcast of the Ford  Symphony hour on ABC . . .  Ford will concentrate on its  Dinah Shore airer on CBS Wed^  nesdays .  >"*i^_aP**��_*"  THE  Sea Breeze  Beauty Parlor  Gibsons Landing  is able to offer you a complete line of beauty services' at prices to suit the  family budget.  ��� Machine Permanents  ��� Cold Waves   ��  ��� Manicures  e Haircuts  ��� Scalp  Treatments  ��� Finger Waving  ��� Individual Styling  Operator���Elsie Innes  "REDROOFS"  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems I  BUILDING  for A BETTIRCANADA  A Call to  Reconstruction  on Humanity's  Home Front  k The needs of a Canada at war placed new  W and wider obligations on The Salvation  Army.  Its traditional work qn the Home Front. . ���  the reclamation of individual lives, broken  by folly or misfortune . . . was maintained.  The - widier-taski at home and abroad, was  added.  - ��� #  The Army now faces the aftermath of war.  New problems in individual lives, seeking  readjustment . . . new demands on equipment made inadequate by war and expanding  need . ..reconversion!  Today, The Salvation Army calls to YOU,  its unfailing supporters, to contribute YOUR  dollars NOW ... to make possible the work  of human and physical reconstruction . . .  to aid in building for a better Canada. Give  generously.  PSpH&i  **:-M*fSi  ON HUMANITY'S HOME FRONT  Many thousands of Canadians materially benefit from  the personal'services of The Salvation Army in its  Maternity Homes and Children's Homes  Hospitals Children's Summer Camps  Old Folks' Homes Missing Friends' Service  Prison and Police Free Labour Service  Court Work Men's Hostels  m&  Collection Headquarters:  John Mclntyfce's Office-  Central Building  2-44  HOME FRONT  PLEASE HAVE  CONTRIBUTIONS FORWARDED  TO:  John Mclntyxe or A. W. Jack, Powell River.     R. TeSford, Gibsons Landing.     E.  S. Clayton. Sechelt.      Fred Howlett  or  F.  E.  Henderson,  Granthams  Landing.  W. Harvey, Squamish.     C. P. Browning. Britannia Beach.  Max E. Bowden, Woodfibre. Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  FOR    SAFE   RELIABLE  TRANSPORTATION   PHONE  s raxa service  Half mo oa Bay  Passengers picked up at Pender  Harbour and way points to make  connections with Gibsons Landing Ferry. '  {Continued from Front Page)  ANNETTE ATLEE  L.R-S.M.,   A.T.C.M.  _r3BACH_32Sr OF PIAHOPOETE  fluid THEOaETICAJC. SUBJECTS  Vacancies for a limited number  of serious students  GIBSONS LANDING  IPs Different!  Listen to  'The Champ  Scrapbook'  9:30 p.m.  Friday  s<5_  P/Al 980  CKWX  P  ss%>��*  top of a wild cherry tree. Miss  Mclntyre ran across the road,  brought Mr. Woof, who shot it.  The bear, who had been waiting  for their return, fell from the  tree and staggered into the bush  behind.  * *   !*  Talking' of bears there have  been three others shot by different parties.  * *    *  The recent financial report of  the Roberts Creek Credit Union  shows the same steady growth  that has existed in the past.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Downes.  and Gail are spending a short  holiday . in   Seattle.     Gail   has  been working at Kamloops during the summer.  We say farewell to Doug  Brewis, after a summer vacation at Roberts Creek; he is going back to U.B.C.  * *    *  A bear was seen by Dr. F. A.  White. It went in among the  trees behind Mrs. H. B. Gourlays  property. We wonder where it  went to.  HALF MOON BAY  MRS. R. MOSIER  (Correspondent)  George Fiddler shot a large  ��dfcer   in   the   HaSfmoon   Lake  area   on   Monday.    The   buck  weighed in around 200 pounds.  * *    *  Mrs. Bill Mervin and son,  Johnny, arrived home Saturday from Revelstoke where they  were visiting Bill who is employed there by the C. P. R.  While in Revelstoke they were  the guests of Bill's parents, Mr.  and Mrs. C. Mervin.  * *    *  Mrs. Robert Burns of Welcome Beach is home again after  a three-week stay in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mrs. Bernhart of Welcome  Beach is on an extended visit  to Vancouver.  ��� Leading Hotel at Squamish  ��� Tub or Shower Baths  ��� Modern and Up-to-Date  A Welcome Awaits You AtftAll Times  J. S. Masson, Prop. SQUAMISH, B.C.  Drygoods!  Men's Summer  Slacks and Dress  ���Pants  In Blues,, Greys, Tans,, and  popular colors . . .sizes 30  to 36.    Ranging from  $4.5(9 to $10.70  25% OFF  Come in and look over our  Summer clearance of Ladies'  and . Girls' PLAY SHOES.  Broken sizes. Reduced 25%.  MACKENZIES LTD  SQUAMISH, B.C.  Mrs.  Ellen Harley  Correspondent  * Miss Lorraine Smith and her  uncle, Mr. MacKenzie, returned  to Vancouver Monday morning  after spending a week with the  former's mother. Mr. MacKenzie is coming back Wednesday  to spend another week.  * *    *  Constable and Mrs. "A. R.  Thompson returned last week  from a month's vacation visiting friends and relatives in Van*  couver and Nanaimo.  * *    *  Miss Dorothy Seymour arrived home Saturday after spending three weeks with relativse  in Seattle.  Mrs. S. Cumming had her  father, Mr. Wiggins of Miocine,  as a guest for a few days last  week.  * *    *  .Mrs. W. James who has been  visiting relatives in Vancouver  for the past two weeks returned  Saturday and was accompanied  by her daughter, Mrs. Lloyd  and family who are staying a  week in Squamish.  * *    *  Mrs. A. Fraser underwent an  operation for appendicitis on  Friday morning and is reported  doing well.  * *   *  The United Church Ladies'  Aid is holding a tea and sale of  home cooking on Wednesday,  Oct.   2,   at  2:30  in  the  Parish  Hall.  * *    * .  Mrs. M. Hunt and Mrs. F.  Julien and grandson Gary made  the trip to Quesnel last Friday  returning Sunday.  * *    *  Born to Mr. and Mrs. George  Cinolik on Sunday, Sept. 22, at  the Vancouver General Hospital, a son, Russell Clifford.  -.'���.*   ���*    *  Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. Wilson on Sunday, Sept. 22, at the  Grace Hospital, a son, a brother  for Patricia.  * *    *  Thursday evening, Sept. 19*.  in the Parish Hall a community  shower was held by the Women's Institute in honor of Mrs.  D. Neil.  During the evening whist and  bingo were enjoyed by those  present. High lady in whist was  Mrs. J. Castle while the consolation prize went to Mrs. M. Seymour., The hall was decorated  in pink and blue with bouquets  of seasonal flowers.  The hew bride received many  lovely. gifts. Dainty refreshments were served by the members of. the institute.       > "'-'���:  GIBSONS  Les  Peterson/ Correspondent  mmmammmmmm&mnmmmmmmtmaBmmimtmmBamammm  AFTER A week of wear and  tear on mountain tops, the  hunting season has as yet produce no great surplus of mo-  witch arouncl here. All bucks  seeni to have adopted the Fabian policy. In fact, almost the  only; casualties to date have  been two logging horses on  Gambier Island, who thought it  was safe to venture out after  dark. Isn't it fortunate that  human eyes don't shine at night?  Mr. George Graham and family, of Hopkins, have purchased  the Richards property here and  have moved into their new  home. Ruby Graham is staying with her parents at the present time, and Wally is living in  Vancouver.  *    *    *  Miss Joyce Smith, youngest  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R.  Smith, has passed her final junior matriculation examinations,  and is how attending the Sprott-  Shaw School in Vancouver.  Miss P. Punneli, Correspondent  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jardine returned this week to their old  home on Cortez Island. They  have lived here for several  years. Mr. Jardine was the  night watchman for the Union  Estates Ltd.  * *    *  ���  Mrs. Eric Harrison of North  Vancouver is spending two  weeks  holiday  here   with  her  small adopted daughter.  * *���   *  It is with "regret that we report the passing of Mrs. J. H.  Ashcroft on Friday, September  30. She is survived by her husband, John Henry-Ashcroft, one  son Harry Allon, one daughter,  Mrs. C. Martin; and a grandson, Douglas,. ��� all of Bowen  Island. Also two sisters, three  brothers and her mother. A special ferry will leave at 11:30  a.m. Monday, so that friends  might attend the funeral that  Friday, September 27, 1946.,  afternoon.   Mr.  and Mrs. Ashcroft have lived here for over  15 years. i  *    *    * "  A new road to Hood Point is v  under   construction.    This  will  be an improvement to the island^  as well as a great advantage for  home-owners at Hood Point.      ^  As the Saturday evening boat  now leaves at 3:45 p.m. instead j  of 6:00 p.m., the1 out-going mail j  closes at 3:15 p.m. \  Ds% _Leo Friesen  B.A., M.D., L..M.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  603 E. 15th Ave.  Corner of Kingsway  and 15th Ave.  VANCOUVER; B.C.  Phone FA. 3150  I  Your Home Away from Home!  "Squamish Hotel"  HOT AND COLD WATER���STEAM HEAT  A. Sullivan & Son, Proprietors  Victoria St. SQUAMISH, B.C.  ��F*tf/>  4(> ��^ '^       IN  NS^<_K_ ^    ;��� ��� **  r>  ^  ���n-  *N  J  ^*  C*te  v?  AND  3<V  tfv  ��*c  Ci  _^  TBEt  DURO  gives a  lifetime of  SERVICE  ���(  -��>>  <r_  '��_.>  M  HttSMIiiP  lilMITtft j"  K3B*  DWO  smd\v *#  ifflMEata..  DURO PUMPS are pumping  water through thousands of  Canadian Farm Hom e s and  Barns. Modern Farmers realize  that the amount of labour and  time saved by running���water pays  for a pump in a few months.  EMCO  FIXTURES  AND FITTINGS  SEE us for the latest Kitchen  . . . Bathroom and Laundry  W^sati? Fixtures arid Fittings.   ,We  will  gladly give you full information.  -,/'.-''''���  ���������'>������   ]  ���       '   ' '. ���'   -    ���.-.   ���        -,..��� '    -v     '������.'���  Representative for District:  Jack Littler  .<*��!  ^  PHONE 4986  WESTVIEW, B.C.  f/ViPIRE B^^  ld38 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.

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