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Array A MERCY plane summoned to  the scene of a logging accident at Jervis Inlet camp late  Friday, flew 45-year-old Arne  Hosted to Vancouver General  Hospital.  Hosted was injured when a  log lie was bucking jumped and  struck him on the leg and groin.  He was found half an hour later  by other loggers, and an emergency radio'call for the plane  was dispatched. ^  Hospital authorities today say  that. Hosted's condition is  "gbod/ He is suffering from a  broken leg and internal injuries.  Art Barran captained the  Queen Charlotte Airlines' mercy  plane. .    ��� -%  Sechelt School  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons Landing,  Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines Landing, Half Moon Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams Landing, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  kCiAtrr  __.  f    PtJBI.IS_-_3D BY TIEE COAST  N33WS, XiZSETXED  nftKs Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C. -rational -Advertising1 Office: Powell River, B. C.  Vol. II��� No. J$*  HALF MOON BAY, R. C.      Friday, December 6, 1946   5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  THE 14-YEAR-OLD dream of  a Vancouver drama expert  came true Saturday night at  Ladner, opening night of a tour  of Oscar Wilde's Edwardian  comedy "The Importance of Being Ernest", first attempt of a  professional   Canadian   theatri-  GIBSONS  LANDING^-Election  of the first permanent trustees  of Sechelt School District No.  46 took place in the Howe Sound  School on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 27. Fourteen representatives of the district were  present at the meeting, which  Was presided over by V. Z. Manning, inspector of schools.  zy Trustees elected for a two���  year term were G. A, Marsden  of Gibson's landing; A. Funnell,  of Robert's Creek, and Mrs. L. S.  Jackson of Wilson Creek.   Those  for a one-year term were A. E.  Ritchey, of Halfmoon Bay; W.  A. E. Davies, of Bowen Island,  and Mrs. Lee, of Maderia Park.  yin a discuss  *_fcryj,i^*at?t^ -it;was,  ��� agpreed>tii^  of Ythe  total assessineht  for  a  building programme^  Bereaved Henry   Everyman Theatre Starts  Family Aided      Career at Gibsons Lng.  PORT MELLON ��� Much kind- +"  ness and sincere sympathy  have been shown towards Mr.  and Mrs. Howard Henry by the  . people in this paper town, following the tragedy which occurred; when they lost two of  their young children in a fire  which destroyed their home recently. Neighbors gave them  shelter and clothing until a new  home was available for them. It  is understood that over $700 was  raised and given to them to help  make a new start.  Miner Killed  In 18-ff. Fall  BRITANNIA TOWNSITE���Al-  ��� bert Neill, 28, was killed  Thursday when he fell 18 feet  from a platform in a rock raise  in the Britannia Mines. He was  working on the 2,900 level at the  time.  Mr. Neil had been employed  by the B.M. & S. Company for  the past 14 months. Only last  spring the elder of his two sons  was killed by an electric train.  He leaves his '���wife and one  small child residing at the  Townsite. Funeral' services were  ���;CO-iductea^byY3^  -i C^S^ie-^fiftw-tt^r^i:- ^^^C3^_i��__LiS.^ir_���XliEs %^~-; y Strg��t, :  Vancouver, with interment in  Ocean View burial park.  ANNUAL REPORT FOR YEAR 1945  EXPANSION of its work of re-  religious ministration and hospital and medical care during  the year 1945 is shown in the ���  annual report released by the :  Columbia Coast Mission; The  Mission is one of the frontier  enterprises of the Church of  England in Canada.  The Mission operates two full-  time hospitals, St. Mary's at  Pender Harbor and St. George's  at Alert Bay. A third, St.  Michael's at Rock Bay, operated  through 1945 but was closed  December 20 of that year.  Four boats' are in the Mission  service, the hospital-mission ship  "Columbia" based "at Alert Bay  and the mission ships "John  Antle" at Garden Bay, "Rendezvous" at Whaletown and "Gwa-  Yee" at Kingcome Inlet where  an Indian Mission is run by Mr.  and Mrs. Ernest W. Christmas.  Expanded work of the hospitals and hospital ship is shown  byythe'^r^port^of���_;treatments, t;.-w-  Total- of '���p__i.ent�� days for thie"^  year was 10,989 against 8,785  , the previous year. Other comparative figures are: out pa- %.  tient treatments, 4,967, 5,572,  home visits by dcotors, 256,-  706: medical and surgical cases  (in-patients), 992,913; surgical  operations, 388,331; hospital ship  patients, including vaccinations  and inoculations, 1,206, 921;  births in hospital, 89, 96; X-rays  (white and Indian) 705,443.  MISSIONARY PRIEST  During the year 196 church  services? were held at points  along the coast and attendance  was 3,796. The church work is  carried on by three missionary  priests,. Rev. Rollo Boas of the  "Rendezvous", YR e v. Heber  Greene of the "Columbia", Rev.  Alan D. Greene of the. "John  Antle" and Ernest W. Christmas, licensed lay reader for religious work among the Indians.  Medical   and   dental   clinics  were   organized  by  Rev.   Boas  "at Whaletown, with the doctor  and dentist coming from Campbell River once a month.  At the Kingcome Inlet Indian Mission, run by Mr, and  Mrs. Christmas, the latter being  a nurse, medicines are supplied  by the Indian Department but  the additional service of prenatal and post-natal care for Indian mothers is given, although  there is no government grant  for this work.  CARE FOR AGED  Aged folks* guest houses are  provided at Pender Harbor,  where the Mission has received  and sjpent*$^0ft0*ih buying" cottages.  Financial .statement of hospital and medical operations for  the year shows a deficit of  $9^759 after expenditures of  $11,001 and revenue of $101,-  242, which included a contribution of $14,178 from the Community Chest of Greater Vancouver.  Church work grants, gifts and  collections were $12,260 with  expenditures $10,257 whi c h  showed a surplus of $2,003, half  of which was transferred to  hospital revenue.  HILDA NUAL, member of  Everyman Theatre group  company vto ^mafcetyai living  in Canada since movie interests  killed off Canadian drama as a  matter of policy in the 1920's  and '30's.  'Way back in 1932, Vancouver  born Sydney Risk, then drama  directing at U.B.C., where he  had* just graduated, was appalled by the national frustration of Canadian actors, playwrights and play audiences.  With Hollywood already picking  off and one by one closing  or con verting the Canadian  "live" theatres, any young man  or woman with anything to say  in..... the dramatic . medium .had  to go to the States to say it or  shut up, while Canadiatt audiences began to grow up who  would rieyer know the vital difference between the dream-  experience of movie-watching  and the solid, ������ heart-involving  actuality of experiencing a play.  SETS OUT ON DRIVE  Risk���"Syd" to all his friends  ���determined at the age of 24  to do something about it. Figuring it out took him all over  the British Isles, most of B.C.  and Alberta, cost him one-third  of every nickel he made, and  Will occupy him and his players for the next two years in  a straight commercial fight  with Hollywood in which the  public's- four-bit -pieces at the  box office will, decide?*.whethery  Canada; wants all flickers or  flickers and life.  By 1945 Syd was guest-teaching at the Banff School of Fine  Arts. He talent-scouted privately, planted ambitions. One  struck root in Ted Follwos, 19,  curly haired, smiling Winnipeg  CBC man, protege of George  Brodersen, Manitoba University  English professor. Result, Brodersen offered services and one-  third cash. Syd already had  half.  "I can run for two years without   depending   on   good   busi  ness," he said���-one answer to  the actor's heartbreak: a planless future.  The Risk plan crystallized  suddenly. Syd raised his banner in his father's house at Gibson's Landing, now workshop  and living quarters of the Everyman Theatre, repertory players  of Western Canada, when not  on tour in their "mobile bunkhouse".  Becruits flocked in. .  * 'Brown-eyed Lo.is McLean, 22,  born in Calgary, hbme in Edmonton, won a play writing  scholarship at Banff, a B.Ed.  University of Alberta.  Tall, regal Esther Nelson, 24,  born Penoka, Alta., three years  Slave Lake grade school teacher.  Fluffy-headed, stately Hilda  Nual, 28, Victoria-born, home in  Powell ., River where father  teaches high school, herself  taught school at Powell River,  Victoria, Vancouver and Kelowna. ���  Slight, blonde Shirley Kerr,  23, 5' 2" and 103 pounds, born  Kamloops, home, Vancouver,  870 West Sixty-first. Has done  good work for the Vancouver  Little, Theatre,    claims   acting  ^^ YYT^  son, with large astonished blue  eyes, 23, born Ottawa, B.A. Toronto, a seventh generation Can-  . adian of such potent Irish ancestry he talks with a Dublin  brogue. Got his start in Hart  House drama with "Chicken  Every Sunday."  Sturdy, serious, amiable Ron  Rosvald, 20, Calgary-born, won  the "best actor in Alberta"  award in Winnipeg last year  for his portrayal of an Austrian  Doctor in the Calgary Little  Theatre's production of "John  Doe",   i ?  Quick, sword-fighting David  Major, 24, Tbronto-born, ex-  R. C. Signals, got his drama  start as the duelling Count de  Valvert in "Cyrano de Bergerac"  for the Montreal High, is remembered in Vancouver for his  Laertes in "Hamlet".  Bland, beaming Ted Follows,  19, Ottawa-born, ex-Winnipeg,  where his squadron leader father has been stationed the past  four years.  Blonde, athletic Floyd Caza,  24, born Watrus, Sask., home in  Kelowna for last seven years,  ex-B.C. Dragoons. "I got D.V.A.  help to join Syd when they  recognized his company as advance education, am getting pay  made up for 52 weeks.  For seven weeks this company of ady.e?it,ur<ers touring into Fraser Valley lived and toiled  together in a fourroom shack at  Gibson's Landing, making their  own scenery, costumes, hats,  furniture, all in the 1905 period  of "The Importance of Being  Ernest", besides rehearsing  parts, studying theory of drama  and stagecraft, and doing chores.  On the walls notices announce fatigues, army style,  changing every four days:  Cooks  ..... Shirley and Drew  Stokers   .  Hilda   and _Dave  Dishwashers   Ted and Floyd  Cleaners   Sidney and Ron  Effie Stewart Weds  Robert Norris Here  GIBSONS LANDING ���The  second wedding within a week  for Gibson couples took place  here Wednesday, Nov. 27, when  Effie Patricia, daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. Norman Stewart, became the bride of Robert, son  of Mr. and Mrs. James Nodris.  The ceremony took place in  the Gibson Memorial Church,  Rev. Thomas Moore officiating.  Norman Stewart, Jr., acted��� as  best man and Barbara Hobbs as  bridesmaid.  Following a honeymoon in  California the couple plan to  make their home at Gibsons.  ���mi���      .���._....      ... i        i   nil, ii...     ��� -��� pm    .ii    ���ii-        .ii.i        ,        1.1 I I I���  Play-director, tutor and maestro Syd did chores like the rest,  rose at 7:30, had breakfast at  8:15 (porridge and bread and  chen" said ration-conscious Lois  McLean), mornings to set building, afternoons to rehearsals,  evening to study, half an hour's  eurythmics to give poise and  steadiness on the stage, half an  hour's reading aloud (with pebble in mouth) to force use of  lips in enunciation.  Minor miracles solved problems���awning made a costume  for "Lady Bracknell", a hollow  iron piping made the framework  for the stage curtaining, a school  bus was found in Chiliwack, a  26-seater cut down to 12 with  the spare space made into a  kitchen,   cooking   by   pressure-  company Y had? vits tryout  a wejek ago in the packed community hall at Gibsons Landing.  The usual things happened,  Hilda lost a vital paper bag full  of press fasteners, Floyd tore  his dress pants on a nail, Sid  couldn't find the colored slides  for his lamps.  PUPPY MAKES BOW  A mongrel puppy named Jigs  belonging to a small girl in the  front row couldn't be kept off  the stage, had to be put out,  went round the back and made  a spectacular re-entrance via  the stage door.  Monday the company began  to meet Fate on a commercial  scale, storming Fraser Valley  towns from Ladner to Aggasiz  and back to West Vancouver,  returning to Gibsons Landing  about Christmas to prepare a  new Canadian drama, "The Last  Caveman", specially written for  the company by Edmonton's;  Elsie Park Gowan.  January the company will  take both plays thorugh the Okanagan, February into the  prairie provinces, back through  Kettle Valley and Okanagan  engagements in the spring to do  a two-week season in Vancouver in combination with Associate-director Dorothy Somerset's studio production of  "Nosh".  By 1949 Risk foresees a permanent professional theatre for  Vancouver as ythe: result of his  associates and his players' pioneering.  ;.yii,iJ*fe��  -.-._��. _��^��> fc^WT JT Page Two  THE COAST NEWS. Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, December 6, 1946  (Eke (Boast Metus  I  3 Lines (15 Words) for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad)  60c  Cxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with order.  Totices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!    fe  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���  Fender 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.  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,  scissors, shears and knives  ground. Apply W. W. Burroughs, Westview, BJC. 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.  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 high-  Way. Mrs. Dubois, Pender Harbour. t.f.n  PICTURE   FRAMING  Send your enlargements, photos, certificates to us for expert  framing at low cost.- Prices before jpb is done, if you wish.  Cranberry Hardware, Powell  River. B.C.  FOR SALE  HOSPITAL bed, wicker work  wheel chair, large leather  wing arm chair. Mrs. Irvine,  The Headlands, Gibsons Landing. 21  FOR SALE  WEE     McGREGOR     drawsaw.  $125.00.  Jack's Transfer, Wilson Creek. 21  FOR SALE  1930 HARLEY Davidson motor-  cyle, newly overhauled, new  tires, good running condition.  $225.00. Roy Deering, Half  moon Bay. 21  PORPOISE BAY  (Sechelt)  By DOROTHY STOCKWELL  ^-���----������--�����---_-_-__-_______.  Mrs. Tom Aytoh went to Vancouver last week to see her sister who had flown from Fairbanks, Alaska. The sisters had  hot seen each other for nearly  ten years. Mrs. Ayton was the  recipient of a^ pair of earrings  made of gold nuggets from her  brotherTin-law's mine.  * *    *  Mrs. W. J. Scott arrived home  from Vancouver with a very  sore mouth. She had a nasty  operation, including eight  stitches on her gum.  * ' *    *  The children are busy practising  for  the   Sunday   School  concert.   We   have   some  very  good voices around this way.  *'���**'  There Should be no meat-  hungry men around the Crucil  booming grounds now. Two  fine deer carcasses were hanging up there last week.  * *   *  Mr. Jordan has been to town  to the doctor again. We are  sorry to hear no more can be  done for his eye.  * *    *  Mr. Crawley has the cast off  his arm now. We hope he has  better luck from now on, getting his house finished.  * *    *  We are looking out for a few  rubber boats, so that the school  children can pack them from  one puddle to the next in order  to get across. There is no possible way for them to walk  around these puddles. This road  is a little worse every year.  When the Indians were running this country there were no  taxes, no debts, and the women  did all the work. White men  thought they could improve a  system like that.  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  Hie north coast's Most Modern Department Store  By ELSIE KORHONE and  BILL RAZZELL  FOR THE past week the school  has been buzzing with several  different events.  Rumours are flying and the  situation is tense. It seems that  one of our teachers, Mr. D.  Smith, has been offered a position in the Greater Victoria  School, so we're all wondering  if he is really going to leave us  after being here for quite some  time. We'll be sorry to see you  leave Mr. Smith, but we all do  want to wish you- the best of  luck possible.  On Wednesday a School Board  meeting was held in Division 1  of the school to choose the  School Board members. The in-^  spector of schools, Mr. Manning,  was also present. Tea was  served to them, on behalf of  the school, by Shirley Kirkland,  Doreen Shaw and Elsie Kor-  hone.  Those lucky kids from. Mr.  Smith's room had a nice little  game of basketball all afternoon  as their's was the room being  used by the board. How are  those sore muscles? Still like  basketball, kids?  Tod bad there isn't a wedding  here every day. There was  some excitement around the  school on Wednesday afternoon  as students were seen peering  through windows and around  corners to get glances of the  wedding of Bob Norse and Effie  Stewart. Effie, by the way, is  an ex-student of our school.  Let's wish them good luck.  That noise from your room,  Miss Wagner? So, it's for the  Christmas party on December  19 that you're practicing. We'll  excuse those thumps and noises  even though our algebra an- ���  swers may be wrong. ,|  Miss Stevenson's class also );  has it's contribution towards  the party in the form of a play.  Miss New's students of grades .  one and two are working hard  on some songs that they will  sing at the party.  The Parent-Teachers' (Association is putting on a dance at  the school hall on December 7.  Hope to see all you people there.  The money is put towards a  school Christmas party for the  kids and their parents.  Next week is bound to witness   some   staggering   figures  walking    around    the    school  grounds affected by the results  of Jack and Bill's chemistry experiment.   (That   still   by  the  h e at e r).    Potato   champagne  they call it.  PET HATES  Murray Beggr-r-French.  Ruth West van ��� Gibson's  Landing.  Bill Pye���women.  Marg.  Clark���hasn't  got  one  (life is grand).  Les Farewell���music period.  Marie Hintchie���seeing House  A win.  John   Atlee���pushing   Alf's  bike to school.  John Williams ��� going to  school.  Ian   McAdie���dancing  with  girls.  MRS. O. DUBOIS  Correspondent  BORN TO Mr. and Mrs. Ted  Sundquist, a daughter, in St.  Mary's Hospital, Pender Harbour, a very welcome sister to  Keith, aged 4, and Sharon, aged  2 years.  * *    * ����  Ronald Herd, youngest son of  Mr. Chas. Herd of Enterprise  Valiey, is home again from Elk  River, B.C., where he was working in a logging camp.  * *    *  Visitors to the O. Dubois home  last week were as follows:.. Mr.  and Mrs. Alfred Jeffries, Jr., of  Egmont, with children Ronald  Eddie and Laura, also Mrs. Harold Wray of Egmont. They also  came down to see the weekly  show at Irvines Hall, Pender  Harbour on Wednesday nights.  The weekly shows have been  very good but they are getting  better    all    the   time    (public  opinion). _  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. H. Harris of In-  terprize Valley are leaving Friday, Nov. 29, for Vancouver for  a short visit. ��  William Ranta of "Vancouver  is spending a few days' visit  here with. Oliver Dubois and  family. He is expecting to stay  on awhile arid work here. Mr.  Ranta is a very good carpenter  and a first class interior decorator and his skill has made the  Dubois home much nicer.  ���  *    *    *  Dewey Emundson of Pender  Harbour was burned badly recently when his tank exploded  while he was looking into it. He  spent a couple of weeks in St.  Mary's Hospital and is now home  convalescing not much the worse  for his experience.,  * *���.*������'������������������'���  Pete Klein, Jini Phillips and  Wilf Klein are again working  at their logging camp at Cochrane Bay, Nelson Island.  * *    #  Millie Fournier, the former  Millie Klein of Kleindale is  home again for a short while.  Her husband, Fred Fournier of  Amity,  Orgeon,  will join here  here later.  * *    * .  Mrs. Irume A. Wenzel of Pender Harbour has been giving the  Kleindale pupils piano lessons  and it is said they are progressing very nicely, especially Jean  Phillips and Coe Klein.  New  Chief  SGT. O. L. HALL arrived in  Powell River Sunday morning  to replace Cpl. F. L. Jeeves as  head of the provincial police  detachment in the district/  Sergeant Hall served with the  Prince Rupert detachirient for  seven years prior to coming to  Powell River. He and Mrs. Hall  are taking up residence in the  Provincial Building on Walnut  Crescent.  We can report definite progress south of the border. Mexico's supreme court holds that  bathtubs are not luxuries.  For more than 50 years,  UNION has served the  coastal communities of  British Columbia with passenger and freight  transportation.  *  Daly sailings to Howe  Sound or Gulf Coast  points via Union ships  as per schedule. Regular  and special trips via  Howe Sound Ferries departing from Whyte-  cliffe or Horseshoe Bay.  SECHELT STORE  Do your Christmas  shopping at the  -Union Store*  A large supply  of  Christmas  t.- ..  Goods  .-, for  Your Selection  SECHELT INN  Excellent Dining  Tea Rooms, soft drinks,  light snacks. Roller Skating Rink, Friday evening*. 7-11 p.zn-���Dancing, Shows at the Pa-  vilio-L.  ���  For information, call or  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett _��t  Sechelt Store, or Union  Steamships, Vancouver.  QOOOOOQOOOOQOCWXiQOOOnOD.1  MORBID fixation on the functioning of the body is not the  way to true health, says an announcement from the department of national health and  welfare. The department quotes  a leading authority, who describes health as a 'perfectly  natural and unconscious state  of mind arid, body, evident in a  sense of well-being." A healthy  person, it is pointed out, enjoys activity, has an exploratory  interest in life and is well-fitted  to stand up to adversity, to endure and to overcome difficulties, whether mental or physical.  ���r  Pender Harbour Traders Ltd.  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour  MERCHANTS and MARINE ENGINEERS  Bpn-Piarq  8TTPPX.--3S  Plywood, Wallboard,  Roofing,  Shingles,  Cement  SASK and BOOKS  XTAXXtS  PAXOTE1 and  ���ABXTISSSS  afl_j_��-_d_ PAusras  "Sea King" Brand  BUXX-DBBfi*  S-UftOWJUUi  pjroraxsrG  STTPPXiXBS  Ziisrousuv  MABXtfB  ENGIW-3S  (new) .���  ��� .-  Lauson, gas  Murphy-���Deisel  Hendy���-Deisel  -ffAxmra EKCUCtfSS  (Rebuilt)  "Jabisco"  SOPS and CANVAS  &UVB1.VBB and  PXSBXNOSI-AS  by i_lps-tt's  We carry stocks of most items.   Ask us to submit quotations  for  your  requirements.    You  will  find  our  prices  compare  favorably with  city prices.  W_ bold dealerships f roan some of the best supply  hbnures in "Vancouver?.  CK>0_> QVAl-ZV? ��� PAIS FSXOS Friday, December 6, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoen Bay, B.C.  Page Three  BODY OF Mrs. Alfred James,  missing with her husband and  two children since last Nov. 16,  was found on the beach at Thor-  manby Island and brought to  Secret Cove by B.C. Police. The  boat in which the James family  was last seen as they left Ste-  veston on a trip to their house  oh Kuper Island Indian Reserve  has also been recovered.  The body was found by Fred  James, brother of the missing  man, who initiated the search  when he followed the little family to Kuper Island the day after  thby had left Steveston and  found they were not there.  Police are continuing the  v'search for the body of James  and the two children.  If you buy, fewer will die-  Buy and use Christmas Seals.  r  iaiLLTOP  CAFE and STORE  JUST  THE  SPOT  FOR  ���A SNACK  Operated by  Carson-Peterson Trading  Co., Ltd.  GIBSONS  LANDING  GIBSONS LANDING���The residents of Gibsons now have  available the services of an experienced, professional gardener. Jim Wardil learned gar-'  dening as a boy and spent twenty  years with the parks board of  the city of Vancouver. Now he  has brought his years of practical experience in his profession  to this coriimunity and is able to  lend his skill and advice in the  solution of gardening problems.  Lee-Dubois Rites  LEONA DUBOIS, younger  daughter of Mrs. M. Dubois,  a former resident of Kleindale,  was given in marriage by her  father on Monday, Nov. 25, to  Robert Lee, youngest son of Mr.  and Mrs. O. Lee of Irvings Landing; Rev. Allan Gunn officiating.  The bride was radiant in a  white wedding gown. Her  younger sister Laura, as bridesmaid, was dressed in pink  sequinned sheer. Supporting  the jgroom was Ossie Nichols of  livings Landing.  Following the ceremony a reception was held in the Irvings  Landing Hall where a grand  time was had by all until the  early hours of the morning.  Toast to the bride and groom  was proposed by Mr. William  Pieper.  Until educators learn to warm  our hearts, our intellects will  just grow colder by degrees.  REDMAN and KILLICK  (Formerly M. and J. General Store)  DRYGOODS ��� GROCERIES  HARDWARE ��� MEATS  Grapefruit  Juice  6 tins 95c  Canned Peas  Sieve 5's  3 tins 45c  Tomato Soup  Campbell's  6 tins 70c  Purity Flour  49-Ib. sack  $1.85  WHITE FIGS:  new season.  39c  i -   a i     - "   -       i  .   .   .lb. 65c j  Pfcel, Frpit Mix, Cherries* Raisins,  Shelled Almonds, etc.  ��� ���������> ��� ;���"���.'"'' v ��� - . .���-   ������' ��� ������'. .���.���������'���.������.>   :.'���* ���  WhUeStoeksL  FRESH FRSJ.TS and VEGETABLES  CHRISTMAS TOYS  R. CRICHTON HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  DORIS LOOYEN entertained at  three tables of bridge on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Everyone  had a very enjoyable time, and  OH, BOY, that dessert. Prize  winners were Rita North and  Elsie Balderson.  * *    *  The Ladies Auxiliary of the  Union held a bridge, whist and  cribbage drive on Saturday evening, Nov. 301 It was a very  delightful evening, with lots of  good eats and lovely prizes. The  wini\ers were: Bridge, Mrs.  North and Mrs. Granberg, Mr.  B. J. Fitzpatrick and "yours  truly"; whist, Mrs. V. Rice and  Mrs. Mort Adamson, Mr. J.  Renko and Mr. J. Hanke. In the  Cribbage there was only one  lady playing, Pearl Thomas, and  she had a higher score than any  of the gentlemen.   Phil Thomas  won the men's prize.  * *    *  It was nice to have C. P.  Charlton, our retired secretary-  treasurer of the B.M. & S. Co.,  with us for the week of Nov.  25730. He was heard to say  that one needs a map now to get  around the general office. He  thought that the alterations  were an improvement. They are  not finished yet, so you won't  know the place when it is all  finished.  * *    *  As I mentioned in a previous  issue, the Ladies' Aid are holding their bazaar on .Friday, Dec.  13. So, get out and patronize  home industry.  * *    *  In closing I wish to say that  we all welcome Jack Reay and  his bride as a householder. Jack  has been wearing out the shoe  leather going down "The Trail."  I also hear that we may have  another British bride with .us in  the near future, -Lance Maddess's  sister-in-law.   Cheerio.  W J. MAYNE, Co-respondent  MR. AND Mrs. N. K. Berry's  25th wedding anniversary was  Sunday, Nov. 17. With a number of friends, they celebrated  the evening before at their  home in West Sechelt. A good  time was had by all, or so it  seemed as the guests left the  scene of operations walking  about four feet off the ground  singing "Here Comes the Bride."  * *    *  Mr. J. O. Seely has resigned  from the position of superintendent for the Power Commission  on the Sechelt peninsula. His  place was rerently taken by R.  D. Cook who arrived with his  wife and two young children  from Vancouver Island where  he was in charge of power unit  there for the commission.  * *    *  Two officials representing the  Power Commission, W. Bates  and G. Brett arrived at Sechelt,  Dec. 2, to check the new installations in the power house at  Sechelt and also to study the requirements of the district as far  as electric power is concerned.  * *    ���  Constable J. Purdy had a family reunion at his home here the  latter part of last week. His  brother and sister-iri-law arrived from Victoria, accoihpani-  ed by his sister and brother-in-  law, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Keartis  of Alhambra, California.  Miss Beatrice Lee, of Vancouver, spent the week-end with  her aunt, Mrs. L. M. Lee.  The reason you see fewer scarecrows in the fields these days is  because Pa's wearing the scarecrow's clothes.���Wiridsor Star.  Savant claims that in 50 years  people will have nothing to  laugh at. What does he find so  funny right now? ��� Hamilton  Spectator.  Some Chinese use chopsticks  for signalling secret codes across  a room.  Beasley's  General  Merchants  STANFIELD'S  RED LABEL  UNDERWEAR  Now in Stock  GENERAL ELECTRIC  RADIOS  Standard Oil Products  ���  BUS STOP  HALFMOON BAY  I  01181  Those who say starlings are  the hardest birds to catch can  never have tried their hands on  the dove of peace. ��� Toronto  Star.  l!!HIIIBI!!HI!Hlin!l!��lll��i  1 THE EASY POPULAR XMAS GIFT  ��� �� No shortages cfe lineups.  j| ��� A gift that lasts all year.  B 0 Gift card sent to recipient.  I SEND A GIFT SUBSCRIPTION TO B.C.'s  1 MOST POPULAR MAGAZINE  B 1 Gift subscription (one year) $2.50  g 2 Gift subscriptions (one year each) $4.50  a (All orders outside Canada add 50c for postage.)  1 British Columbia Digest  1 207 W. Hastings St., Vancouver. B.C.  IhlBiBfilBIIIIHIIIBIHM  ���_,  TOMMY THOMAS  Radio and Electrical Service  SELMA PARK, SECHELT PHONE  Offer from Stock (subject to sale)  Gilson Gasoline Washers  - ~  $197.00  Servel Kerosene Refrigerators  $494.50  Queen Oil Burner   $63.95  Domestic Forced-Draft Oil Burners (installation extra)  $68.50 and $72.50  ideal Pressure Cooker (7 quarts)  . .'  $34.65  5-tube Stewart-Warner Battery Radios  _  $59.95  4-tube Victor Battery Radios (all wave) $51.00  4-tube Stromberg-Carlson Battery Radio  $41.25  6-tube Stromberg-Carlson Electric, 110 volts.  : $46.45  4-tube Northern Electric, 110 volts.   $30.25  5-tube Marconi Electric, 110 volts.   $43.95  Marconi Record Players* 110 volts*    $18.65  SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER  NEW ELECTRIC TABLE GRAMOPHONES:  No winding, (a baby juke-box). Fine tone.   $39.95  MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION  WRITE, PHONE OR CALL  TOMMY THOMAS  SELMA PARK,   SECHELT PHONE Four.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, December 6, 1946  EVERY annual report of the Columbia  Coast Mission is a reminder of a splendid service that is carried on among the  isolated settlements that dot the British  Columbia coastline for hundreds of miles.  More than forty years ago Rev. John  Antle, then rector of Holy Trinity Church  in Vancouver, decided that something  should be done to help the families living  around the rocky fastnesses of the coast.  He built the small ship Columbia and set  Other Opinions  a/  THEY DIDN'T SAY YES  (I.T.U. Typo Times)  'CANADIAN Printer and Publisher" recently  took the trouble to send out a "deadline-racing questionnaire" to dailies for comment on  the widely publicized statement of a retiring  president of the Canadian Weekly Newspapers  Assn., which said that "daily papers are afraid  tot tell the truth because of union pressure in  their own offices."  None of the 17 editors who managed to reply  before deadline of the magazine's October issue  "knew any instances of union pressure."  Typo Times previously published an editorial  of the Halifax Herald vehemently denying the  charge. Here are some excerpts from the published  comments in  "Printer and Publisher":  The British Columbian (New Westminster):  "At no time in my 35 years with the British  Columbian have I heard even the suggestion  of interference by union employees with the  printing of the news and certainly during the  past two years since I have been editor there  has been no attempt along that line."  The Halifax Herald: "At no time has the International Typographical Union interfered or  attempted to interfere with the news or editorial comment of this newspaper. There has  been no suggestion at any time that it might  interfere."  The Globe and Mail: "The charge is, an absurdity. It used to be charged that daily newspapers could not write labor's side because of  advertising pressure in their office. We are  conscious of neither union nor advertising pressure in the handling of labor or any other type  ���of news.   If it is news, we print tit."  out to minister not only to the souls but  to the bodies of the ailing in the scattered  communities. Antle of British Columbia  soon became as well known on this B.C.  coast as Grenfell of Labrador was on the  Atlantic.  The work that he started has been  carried on and expanded often against  great difficulties of service and finance.  The Columbia Mission's history is now a  saga of gallant missionary work and it  has the deep gratitude of many thousands  of beneficiaries.  Four ships and three shore hospitals  are- now operated by the mission and* the  annual reports of the work of each is  eloquent testimony to the great good that  is accomplished.  ���Vancouver Daily Province.  They Don't Mix  (Penticton Herald)  AT THE RECENT session of the Vernon fall  assizes a young; Indian faced a jury on a murder charge. After the evidence was heard, the  jury reduced the charge to manslaughter,  found the Indian guilty, and the presiding judge  sentenced him to 18 months.  A few days later, at the Kamloops assizes,  the same judge heard the same story about another Indian, charged with the murder of his  wife. Another jury reduced the charge to manslaughter, the Indian was adjudged guilty and  he was sentenced to two years less one day���  a jail rather than a penitentiary sentence.  Apart from the change of setting, the two  trials were alarmingly similar. Because the  evidence was alarmingly similar.  Both Indians escaped the capital charge, and  the noose, because they were shown to be drunk  at the time of the incident.  Two Indians lie dead; two more Indians will  serve nominal jail sentences; but the real culprits, those who supplied the liquor, remain  free to make the whole sorry process possible  again. 'V.'-,\    ' ��������� '���������:���;     '''\~:',.'., ��� . .���'.'������  Indians and liquor don't .mix. Sbnieorie  always gets hurt,  A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his  own good but neglecting his neighbor's.���  Whately.  GIBSONS  5 -10 - 15c Store  An Ever Changing  Line of Goods  Come In Often  You Will Find City Prices  WANTED  Distributors for Venetian  Blinds  Aero Venetian Blind Co.  369 West Broadway  Vancouver, B.C.  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH MEATS  a HARDWARE  ��� SHELL OIL  ��� FISH CAMP  Pender  Harbour  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  *  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Timber Expedition  WILLIAM Black, government  forest ranger here, left yesterday noon with two cruisers  in the forest service boat for  Theodosia River. Purpose of  the two-weeks' expedition is to  take an estimate of the number  of standard board feet of timber for two miles distance in the  valley.  a-man  So Is He  By CHACK-CHACK  OF SUMAY   *  MY LITTLE mother taught me  ��� to always try to do the.bigger  part of any job I found myself  on. She said, "You will always  find lots of others who make  themselves believe they do it  all. I don't want you to become  one of these, for they all find  themselves without even a  thing. I want you to have a  lot of things always about you,  which you have really earned  by doing the most of the work  in them."  She told me if I could do  this, I would never get as tired  out as that other person who  has to convince himself of the  job he is doing. For it is always  the mind that has.to be convinced, _md they make their  minds tired by this "making  believe."  "There has been nobody yet  able to feel like working with  a tired mind, especially one  wearied from trying to believe  what it knows isn't true."       *,  How right my mother's words  were, and as right today as they  ever will be. Today we find  men standing beside thirigs they  could yput together and save  themselves. To me^ it is like  men upon an island where there  are trees, yet they stay there to  die.  In 1934-5 I happened to be in  Vancouver for the winter. You  may remember that winter,  when men were hungry and  could find no work. I had work  enough to pay expenses while  there.  I had such men as that old  one who came aboard Chack-  Chack, with tears in his eyes,  "Oh, Skipper, they tell' me that  you might be able to; put this  ring again upon this 4 rod. It's  the fish! rod 'L brought out from  England with me 42 years ago."  The next afternoon more tears  were in those old eyes, as this  man turned his fish rod end  round and round.  "It's just as it was when I  bought it, just as good. What  do I owe you for this bit of fine  work? I have the money and  am willing to pay for such fine  workmanship as this. So name  your price."  We shook hands as he, left,  for he had that price yet in his  pocket. He had paid from his  heart���thankfulness, that which  God gave  to  all mankind for  just such payments as these odd  minutes of our time.  That winter in town made  many things clearer to me, "for  I mixed with the man upon the  street, after living for' many  years away from crowded  places. I had learned how to do  things for myself, because there  is no one else to do it.  As I sailed outward that  spring, I felt quite sure that I  was going upon the right road.  I said to- that old friend who  saw me off.  "I really feel downright sorry,  but it is not sorry I am leaving  this city, but sorry that I am  unable to empty its walls of all  mankind and take them out  where they would at least be  able to learn to dig a hole into  the ground like a rabbit, to get  out of the wind and the rain,  instead of standing there waiting for someone to do it for  them."  Then, as Chack-Chack sailed  out into the Gulf and the night,  my mind told me that there  were yet good things enough to  go round. There was work  enough, clothes enough, but not  enough inen and women ready  "to do the real*big part of the  job. Rather were there too  many ready to believe - things  which were not true of their  work or themselves, so that  their minds were always tired  out, which caused the body to do  likewise, and at last become unfit for the work to be done.  "As a man thinketh in his  heart, so is he." ;  Tenders Called  On Wharf Work  TENDERS    are    being    called,  closing on Dec; 18 at 3 p.m.,  for replacing fishing harborage  at Westview, by the federal de-  partitnent of public works.  Plans are to be seen at West-  view, Vancouver and Victoria  post offices and at the public  works department, New Westminster.  While the plans have not as  yet arrived at the Westview  post office, it is understood that  the work is for replacement of  the temporary facilities which  were damaged in a recent storm,  and not for construction of the  $305,000 small boat harbor.  Tenders are to be called  shortly for the last-mentioned  project, according to latest word  received by the local wharf committee.  They'll Do It Every Time  ��� t  By Jimmy Hatlo  NOW  AVAIX.ABI.3_  AT  YOUR X.OCAI. DEALEES  THE      6tffe mr   ?  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The  plant getting the most benefit,  however,   is   the   electric light  GENERAL  Charges Moderate  Workmanship Guaranteed  JOE CONNELL  PENDER HARBOUR  Breeding Cora Hybrids  Here is shown single-cross com hybrids in a greenhouse at the Division of  Forage Plants, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. These will be crossed  to produce double-cross hybrids and the seed obtained will be used for field  tests to determine yield and other factors. A year's work is saved by making  this cross in the greenhouse.  I  If you buy, fewer will die-  Buy and use Christmas Seals.  DO  YOU  SEW?  Write fox yoax FBEE catalog  of cloth-covered Buttons and  Buckles. We also do button  holes, pinking, frilling and nail  heads. We carry in stock many  types of Shoulder Fads, Zippers, Pins, Threads, Elastic,  Belting, Chalk, Sequins, Ann  Shields, Bias Tape, etc  B.C.Sewieg Supplies  1025 Robson       Vancouver, B.C.  Mail   Orders   Given   Prompt  Attention  Buy Meats with  Confidence  A Full Line of Fresh and  Cured Meats, Fish and  Poultry  Butter and Eggs  You can buy no better when  you shop for your meat at  KENNETT'S  MARKET  GIBSONS  LANDING  Opposite  Post  Office  Wanted To Buy���Livestock,  Live Poultry. All prices  quoted, 'wholesale and retail,  in accordance with!W.P.T;B.  AROUND BRITANNIA  TOWNSITE  By Larry S__wa!rt   '  ���������-���������������������_���������������_������������_________���_���_���������������  WELL THE annual bazaar of  the Ladies Guild is over and  from what one could gather it  was another huge success. From  the time that the bazaar was  officially opened by Rev. McKay, every stall and counter  seemed to be doing a real big  business. Some wonderful displays of needlework, cooking  and toy making were seen and  no doubt, did not take very long  to sell. The fishpond was well  patronized by the kiddies, arid  by the squeals of delight at the  presents being hooked, it would  be quite safe to assume they  were enjoying every dime spent.  The coffee and doughnut counter did a steaming hot business  serving the customers and salesladies alike, while the balls in  the bowling alley did a steady  rolling job to the good natured  banter of the participants.  * *    *  The winners of the raffles of  the evening were: Christmas  cake, Mr. H. MacDonald, Mine;  dressed doll, Mrs. Swanson,  Beach; tatted set, Mr. Hauk-  shaw, Beach; subscription tp  the Magazine Digest, T. Water-  land, Mine.  * *    *  Christmas must be drawing  hear because I hear the Christmas     tree     committee     have  _r=  Ross Anderson  ��BY GLEANING  ,_   y;^  SELMA PARE  A quick pick-up and delivery service from! Hopkins Landing to  Half Moon Bay.  DROP US A LINE ��� SECHELT PHONE  TEXADA NARRATIVES  Ed Russ  Is Island  Pioneer  "MORE PIGS and potatoes, and  less politicians���that's what the  world needs!"  Ed Russ stood at the door of  his cabin beside the man-ravaged alder -land at Gillies Bay.  The winter sun was warm but  it made naked the snug little  shack where Mr. Russ has lived  so many years. His words of  philosophy were direct and full  of ineaning.  A prospector and miner for  the greater part of his life, Ed  Russ came to Texada first in  1895. touching the island's soil  where the Little Billy blasts importantly today. Ed Blewett,  originator of the Van Anda Copper and Gold Company, had  told him of Texada.  His mining experience began  in '92 when he prospected in  the Cascades in Washington.  He recalls the extremely cold  nights in those high altitudes  and remembers how they made  ^ight-caps���they cut off the  legs of wool "long Johns", tied  the smaller ends with shoestrings and turned them up.  If Texada's mines could call  off the names of those who  sought to share their secrets,  Ed Russ's name would come in  the list of nearly all. He had a  hand in the development of  every major working and prospected many smaller claims besides.  At various times Mr. Russ  left Texada, returning to the  States from where he originally ,. hailed. During the years  1919 to 1929 he worked in several of the western states, applying his miners' skill to the  driving of railway tunnels and  the cutting of underground  water systems for power dams.  In 1929 Texada again drew  him north, this time to stay and  make a home for himself and  his eleven year old son. Twice a  year, in early summer and fall,  already rolled up their sleeves  and are working on plans for  the biggest and best Christmas  tree ever.  * #    *  The Britannia High School  Drama Club are working on  four plays to be presented on  December 19. Keep that date  clear  because   this   will   be   a  show well worth seeing.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Billwiller of  Hanna, Alta., are visiting their  son and daughter-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs. Paul Billwiller.  * *    *  Mr. Ken Smith has arrived  home to settle down after being  on the move all summer, acting  as a negotiator for the union  during the miners' strike.  * *    *  As we go to press, a notice has  been posted by the company  announcing an additional 25  cent per day copper bonus,  effective Dec. 1.  father and son, packs on their  backs, axes in hand headed for  the hills in search of mineral.  On a mainland mountain they  had a cabin which served as  their operation base. Memory  conjures a picture, says the still  ardent prospector, of the days  when he could pack 70 or 80  pounds, hike for hours in the  mountains and miss not much  around him. It is different now,  all but the spirit. In June this  year Ed Russ again went to his  beloved hills where disappointment in the form of six feet of  snow, met him at the top.  His keen observation of nature's people has built up a  fund of knowledge. Tiny birds  are regular winter visitors at  Ed Russ's door. He dreams of a  maple grove to replace the alder stumps left by loggers all  about his cabin. At the mountain retreat the tame pack rats  are an unending source of study  and interest.  In his many years of viewing  the world's progress Mr. Russ  has developed a philosophy that  might be summed up in these  words���truth without camouflage.  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  m  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  *  ~ ~ i- ���'i.ii-i  Garden Bay  Cafe  Pender Harbour  under  New Management  Meals���Short Orders  open  7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  5 p.m. to 12 midnite  Come in and get  acquainted with  "CAM" and "MARIE"  "Prompt Attention To Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE: Beds, Springs, Mattresses  * General Electric APPLIANCES: Radios, Refrigerators &  Washing Machines  * FURNITURE: Occasional Tables, Cedar Chests, Lamps etc  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. -. Phone 230  Frigidaire - . .  The Very Best  CHRISTMAS  PRESENT  Model  S61.  Only    Model M16.  Only .  $250  $295  See These Models at  SUNSET  HDWE  GIBSONS LANDING Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, December 6, 1946  A Cariboo contractor has a  supply of nails, despite the current shortage. He found 80  pounds of nails stored away in  an old house-��� three-inch,  square cut nails made by hand  during the 19th century.  If you buy, fewer will die-  Buy and use Christmas Seals.  Jim Wardil  GIBSONS  LANDING  Experienced Gardener  Pruning and Spraying  W. P. PIEPER  GENERAL STORE  IRVINE'S LANDING  PENDER  HARBOUR  Dealer in  U.S. Electric Light Plant*  (now in stock)  Fairbanks-Morse Electric  Light Ptenis  Brigg*-S_r_,itoa Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps  Thor Gasoline Driven Wash  Machines  Radios  Oil Heaters and Ranges  Complete Slock of  Pipe Fittings  Eleanor Shaw. Correspondent  AN ENJOYABLE afternoon tea  and sale of Christmas novelties, etc., was held Saturday,  Nov. 23, at the Kewpie Kamp  by the W.A. of St. Aiden's  Church, Roberts Creek. Despite  the weather a number of residents attended which contributed to the afternoon's success.  Tea was served by Mrs. F.  Hewer and Mrs. A. Harbison  with Mrs. Rose, Mrs. J. Ward  and Mrs. Bernhof as serviteurs.  Fancy work was sold by Mrs. H.  Hewitt and Miss Dawson; novelties by Mrs. Gauvreau and  Mrs. Maskell. Mrs. W. A. Roberts sold home cooking. Rev. C.  H. Gibbs and Mrs. Gibbs attended, also Mr. and Mrs. Haley  from Gibson's Landing. The  sale was opened by Mrs. C. D.  Clough.  * * , *  Despite the tempestuous  weather without, the comfortable room at the Kewpie Kamp  was filled to capacity for the  monthly Red Cross whist drive.  Prizes for highest scores at the  eleven tables were awarded to  Mrs. Brines and Mr. A. Rusk. A  beautiful crocheted vase, donated by Mrs. Eldred, was sold to  the highest bidder and brought  a good price.  * *    *  The calendar should be marked. All the pupils at the East  ftbberts Creek School received  "A" for spelling one day last  week. Keep up the good work,  kids.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Klein were  very happy to receive their new  1946 Chevrolet, which does help  in their taxi business.  r  Christmas Gifts at  LANG'S DRUG   STORE  GIBSONS LANDING  Christmas  Gifts  this  year  are  more  beautiful  more  useful, more sure to please.  Cutex Polish Sets ___��� 50c to'$3.00  Eve. In Paris Sets   $1.50 to $9.95  Adrienne Sets    $1.40 to $16.95  Bachelor Men's Sets . $1.00 to $5.00  Boxed Stationery   35c to $4.75  Perfumes  30c to $6.50  Brush, Comb and Mirror Sets ~ $10.50 and $16.00  Max Factor Sets  $2.50 to $8.65  Leather Travelling Cases  Billfolds, highest quality English.  CHRISTMAS CARDS���A grand assortment.  GIFT WRAPPINGS ��� DECORATIONS ��� TOYS  YOU'LL FIND JUST THE IDEAL GIFT AT  LANG'S DRUGS  Mail orders given special attention.  Gulf Fuel and Barge Co.  Operators:  JACK CAMPBELL ��� BILL DOIG  Specialising in Haulage of Logging Equipment, Coal,  Trucks. Lumber. Etc.  Power Crane Equipped Barge  For  Convenient Loading  and  Unloading  *  For Information  WRITE, WIRE of PHONE  GULP FUEL arid BAft<iE  101 W. 1st AVE.  VANCOUVER  Fair. 2820 or Fraser 5S12  By B.O.M.  SO THE recipe says, "Stand in  warm place and let rise",  (meaning the do-nut dough)  which I do and it doesn't. I  keep peeking in at this huge  bowl of sickening goo, and waiting patiently for the concoction  to rise. There are positively  no signs of busy little bugs and  enzymes flourishing and whatnot.  Hours go by���supper is over  and I finally trot off to badminton.   It  isn't  until  some  time  later   that   the   maddening  thought occurs to me that I've  forgotten   something   more   or  less  important.   Yipe!   Do-nuts  ���must   see   if   the   mess   has  worked itself into anything yet.  It has arisen.   So in the middle   of   the   night   I'm   going  through the second stage of db-  nut making.   You throw in an  egg, search around for the nutmeg you know you've got somewhere  in   an  orange   tin and  throw   that   in    (the   nutmeg,  never    mind    the    tin)���-more  flour, stir up the mess until it  looks like the makings for wallpaper paste, and then, oh ho,  not that.  Yes���let it stand until it rises again. Seems familiar  somehow.  So I go to bed vowing never  to make do-nuts again, even if  my husband's grandmother  makes the best in the country.  Next morning, not really expecting very much, I peek in  the vat.  Good lord, the dough has  risen above the pan, and looks  like it's going to keep right on  rising until next election. With  nothing short of amazement, I  pummel the extraordinarily  sticky dough���toss is the word  in the book, but it was so large  a mass that it would frequentr  ly splat on my face when. I  heaved it aloft, and then it sagged if you didn't catch it just  right.  However, when I hit the light  buib, my enthusiasm wears off  and I proceed to roll it out and  cut it with a do-nut cutter.  Only I don't have a do-nut cutter���a, biscuit cutter, yes���but  the machinery for cutting out  the middle hole is definitely  missing. You'd think there  would be countless things  around the house for making  small holes.' It's amazing the  number: of things I tried���top  off a whiskey bottle, bottom  of an egg cup, a hollow bead  button, and finally a thimble.  Oh joy, it worked fine. The  only thing is for the next little  while, my husband's socks will  have bits of dough sticking to  them, as the thimble is fairly  bristling with the stuff. You  have to fry the dear things in  deep fat (do-nuts not thimbles),  and I get around the lack of  lard by using a narrow deep  saucepan.  Of course, it means I only fry  three do-nuts at a time, and it  was a herculean task to do 48  of the blessed things. But finally  red of face and feverish of eye  I present my husband with one  of the masterpieces.  You could see he didn't expect much���after all, his grandmother, but I've got into that.  Anyhow, after burning himself  soundly, he inquires, "Are they  dd-nuts?' They've got a hole in  the middle."  Says I, "You'll get a hole in  the middle! Do you realize I've  spent practically all my remaining youth oh those things*  burnt myself, flying fat, etc., ad  nauseum."  And that my friends, is.how  you don't make do-nuts.  Nuts!  Inez Willison,  Correspondent  MR. AND Mrs. Herbert Yates  on their fishing troller, Early  Spring, stopped in for a couple  of days' visit in the Cove. They  were on their way down to Vancouver from the Queen Charlottes.  * *    *  Mr. Ivor B. Jorgenson has returned after a few days in Vancouver on business.  , *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey have  left for Vancouver on a shopping  tour.  * *    *  Miss Joan Linn of North Vancouver is spending a few days  Visiting with her friend Shirley  Green.  * *    *  Early Sunday morning the  residents of Secret Cove were  awakened by the- noise of a tug  and tow. Your correspondent  peeked out of the window (maybe only one eye open) to behold  the Big Dipper had arrived at  the Jorgenson Logging Company. Now the Big Dipper is up  in.-the: woods digging and dredging. It is a 1 y* -yard gas shovel  being tried out by Jorgenson's  in road making.  ''������:-v-Y-v;'':.    ���'���'*.*���.'*-  The ladies of the Silver Sands  School Sewing Club held their  meeting at the home of Mrs. E.  Willison on Nov. 29. The meeting was well represented and  as usual hands were busy until  stopped by Mrs. Willison serving refreshmeiit. It was d fine  and enjoyable evening. The  next hleetihg Tyill be held at the  home of Mrs. Ivor 15. Jorgehsori,  Secret Cove.  The Y Silver Sands School  Christmas tea patty will be held  on Dec. 19.   Everyone welcome.  ��� '������"    Y".���,;'..:" ~~i"*""~~���'TT-  Employing a hew technique,  radio can. broadcast a speech in  eight languages at one time. But  is it wise? i Molbtov will say he  is surrbundebt. ���������*���'..  AN INCREASE of more than  $8,000,000 in the value of British Columbia's agricultural production is expected this year  with the announcement that  production during 1946 has  amounted to approximately  $112,000,000. Hon. Frank Putnam, minister of agriculture, in  making the announcement credited British Columbia's record  fruit crops as being responsible  for the biggest gain.  Value of fruit crops this year  is expected to reach $29,350,000  in comparison with $20,116,000  in 1945.  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W. G. YFortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON  CREEK  L(\sf or & Hassan  General  Store  Pender Harbour  Groceries ���- Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Fishing Tackle  Hardware  Independent Fish  Dealers  Home Oil  Products  Make a Date  with your friends to have a  TURKEY DINNER  aVthe    -Vs.-  SECHELT E&N  Christmas Day and New Year's^ Eve  PUT YOUR RESERVATIONS IN EARLY  Make up a party for the New Year's Eve dinner and  the dance in the Sechelt pavilion the same evening;  LET US LOOK AFTER YOUR  WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING CHECK-UPS:  it Check all radiator hose, water pump and radiators,  ir Tune   motor,   test   battery,   check   generator^ and  starter, focus and test all lights..  it- Complete lubrication (prevent Uhneqessafy wear).  it Check heater efficiency (for your comfort).  ^Examine Brakes���adjust if necessary (for safety).  YyS : '       h-        -..  .  .,,..._���/  . ,;      .'    ������'     '  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WM��.M^��  , If you buy, fewer will die-  Buy and use Christmas Seals.  Les Young, Proprietor  4 J '. :  J Friday, December 6, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  I FISH LIVER OILS  Inclusion of fish liver oils in a  child's diet, particularly in the  winter months, to supply vitamin D, is required for building  strong bones and healthy teeth.  When the days are short, we  can not depend upon the sun's  rays as a source of vitamin D,  but health authorities point.out  that this vitamin is found in fish  liver oils, which should, be  served to compensate for the  lack of sunshine.  PEARL   PUNNETT  Correspondent  /���'  It's Going To Be  WARM this  WINTER at  WAKEFIELD  A Good Cook Keeps Our  COFFEE SHOP  Customers Well Fed  ON SATURDAY, Nov. 30, a  whist drive was presented by  the Bowen Island Community  Club. The highest scores were  made by Mrs. G, Ward and Mrs.  Dadds (representing a gentleman), while Mrs. Fred Billing-  ton and Mr. C. McNeill made the  lowest. Mrs. G. Ward held the  winning ticket on the raffle���a  fruit cake. After the refreshments were served everyone  joined in a few games of bingo.  * *    *  Mrs. Betty Weston is spending  a week visiting friends in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. Pithie left  the island a short while ago to  spend the Christmas season with  their son ahd daughter-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Pithie.  ii  s  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  (   GROCERIES, MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  GAS  jCh* Standard��. <*"&%  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  Big Log  Another entry  in the "big log"  contest cropped  up when George Smith, driver  for Powell River Stages stopped  at the News office to tell of the  13 foot 8 inch cedar he hauled  out of Olsen Valley while working as a driver for Olsen Creek  Logging Company a year ago.  To prove his point George  brought along the picture shown  above in which the log is seen  completely dwarfing the truck  that carried it.  *  MS  ��8  ���:. WES l��*m  MRS. R. MOSIER  (Correspondent)  LAIRD'S General Store and the  post office have been remodelled, making room for a dry-  goods department. Mr. Laird  also plans on further adjustments to accommodate a hard-.  ware department.  * *    *  Mr. A. E. Ritchey of Silver-  sands has been appointed one  of the school trustees for this  district   for   the    coming   two  years.  * *    *  It is understood that Miss  Emma Ek, teacher for the Half-.;  moon Bay School, has turned in  her resignation,   effective  with  the close of the present term.  * *    *  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. R.  Walker this week were Mr. and  Mrs. Fred Fossett, former residents of Halfmoon Bay, who are  on their way to Seattle.  * *    *  Mr. Robert McDonald and Mr.  Rogers    of    the    Westminster  Shook Mills were here at the  camp to look over their holdings  this past week-end.  * *    *  Miss Jean Gilley is visiting  her sister and brother-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Rutherford of  Welcome Beach.  * *    *  Mr. E. Parr Pearson was in  Port Mellon over the weekr-end.  * *    *  In Vancouver the past week  were Mrs. J. Sutherland, Mrs.  F. Lyons, Miss E. Ek, Mrs. R.  Mosier.  Mrs. Ellen Harley  Correspondent  MISS  COLLEEN Brooks spent  the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Brooks.  * *    *  Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack  Holland on Thursday, Nov. 21,  1946, in Vancouver, a daughter.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. C. Lamport returned last week from a three-  months' trip visiting friends and  relatives in eastern Canada and  Detroit, Michigan. The first two  months were spent around Exeter and Toronto and the last  month at stopovers on the way  back through Canada. This was  Mr. Lamport's first visit with his  brother for nearly 32 years.  * *    *  On the occasion of their ninth  wedding anniversary, a number  of. their friends surprised Mr.  and Mrs. E. Antosh, Saturday,  evening, Nov. 30.   Among those  present were Mr. and Mrs. Tom  Clarke, Mrs. Reg. Clarke and  Lynn, and Mr. and Mrs. Russell  Lamport.  *  Miss   Ruth   Carson   left   last  week to enter nursing classes at  Essondale Mental Hospital.  *    *    *  Mrs. Reg. Clarke and daughter  Lynn, of Calgary, are visiting  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Clarke.  Dr. 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  _���  For Better Health  HARLEY C. ANDERSON  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  OFFICE HOVBS:   Mon., WedL, and X*r_. only���9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Open Evening's by Special Appointment  Three Years on Staff of Keystone Hospital, Chicago  (A Surreal and Physiotherapy Hospital)  Box 15, Gibsons Itanding, B.C.  DIET   ���   MASSAGE   ���   E&ECTBOT-EERAF?  and  Anatomical Adjustments  NOTICE:   My office wiU Tw closed, from Dec 24 to Jan. 2  What does the Mining Industry mean  t�� the Rancher... the Farmer... the Mar.et--u.eier ?  The men employed directly in the Mining Industry of  British Columbia eat, each year, at least:  5,000,000 lbs. of flour and cereals  4,000,000 lbs. of meat and fish  2,000,000 lbs. of potatoes  2,000,000 lbs. of vegetables  600,000 lbs. of butter  1,000,000 dozen eggs.  Add to this impressive total the food consumed by the  families of the miners and also by the people indirectly  associated with this important industry. The figures then  become almost astronomical. This huge consumer-market  means a great deal to the rancher, the farmer and the market-  gardener who supply these products. Such wholesale distribution of foods plays an important role in the economy  of this Province.  DEPABTMENT OF MIMES  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS  VICTORIA, B.C.  100A Page Eight  THE COAST HEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, December 6, 194��  TOWEL  INFECTION  Warning is issued by industrial health authorities against  danger of spreading infection  from common or roller-towels.  In a message to workers in industry, experts deplore indiscriminate use of any old piece  of cloth or waste for wiping  eyes, nose or face. In plants  where disposable towels are not  standard equipment, workers  are advised to provide themselves with clean individual  towels or a plentiful supply of  handkerchiefs.  If you buy, fewer will die-  Buy and use Christmas Seals.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  WAim  SECHELT���The P.T.A. called a  joint meeting of representatives from each organization in  the district last Wednesday,  Nov. 27, for the purpose of  ��� studying ways and means of  obtaining a permanent doctor at  Sechelt. Mrs. Jay was in the  chair and Mrs. Powell took notes  as secretary of the P.T.A.  Doctor Inglis of Gibsons Landing attended and said he would  be glad of another man in the  district to help him with the  terrific amount of work, but did  not think the time was ripe at  present as the community would  have to guarantee a substantial  salary and locate a house for a  new doctor. Difficulty is to locate a house.       % .  The V.O.N. is% trying to *. get  another nurse for the district  and this should help the situation considerably, but there is  every need of another doctor as  the whole district is growing  rapidly.  It was decided to nominate a  committee from the various organizations to go into the matter  and report back in January. The  committee named was Rev.  Father Baxter, O.M.I., Fred  Archer, Mrs. Coulson and W. J.  Mayne.  * *    *  Preparations for the bazaar to  be held in the Legion Hall,  Sechelt, B.C., in aid of.the Cancer Clinic, on Thursday, Dec. 5,  are going ahead, with Mrs. Neal  of Selma Lodge at the head of  affairs. This will be an excellent bazaar and is for a worthy  cause. Everyone should attend.  The date is Thursday, Dec. 5,  The next Canadian Legion  whist drive will be held the  middle of January, 1947. It was  decided not to have a whist  drive in December as other important meetings will be held  and the holiday season occupies  many   persons'   time.    Date   in  January will be announced.  * *    *  We notice that Mr. G. D. Phillips, stipendiary magistrate for  so long at Sechelt, has resigned  and that his place has been taken  by Mr. Sid ^McKay of Selma  Park. Thanks for your good  work Mr. Phillips, and congratulations to His Honor Mr. McKay.  Mr. John P. Martin of Porpoise Bay, B.C., has resigned as  engineer-janitor of the Sechelt  United School and his place has  been taken by Mr. John Hoskin  PORT MELLON���Prior to her  departure for' Vancouver  where she plans to make her  future home, Mrs. Violet Streeter was honored at parties arranged by Port Mellon School  children and by friends in the  bridge club and Port Mellon  Service Club.  Mrs. Streeter, whose husband  passed away earlier in the year,  has been a resident of Port Mellon since 1939.  During her stay she has always taken an active interest in  community affairs. For three  years she served as an official  trustee on the school.board and  acted as secretary for a year  after the new board was'formed.  of Selma Park. Mr. Martin is  going to have a little holiday  before he decides what his next  step will be.  Mrs, Gordon Robertson and  Miss Dorothy Evans arrived in  Sechelt recently and intend to  stay here for at least two  months. They are the daughters  of Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Evans who  have just completed their new  home, "Hodge Podge Lodge," on  the Sechelt main road.  The amount collected on  Poppy Day> Nov. 11, for the district was the large sum of $78.  It is very gratifying to the  Canadian Legio'n Branch 140,  Sechelt, to obtain such a large  amount from Wilson Creek,  Selma Park, Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay, ahd we wish to thank  all those who gave to such a  worthy cause and also to those  who helped with the collecting.  n  FUNERAL services were held  yesterday at 1 p.m. in the  Center and Hanna chapel for  Donald Shelbrake Fenning, 44,  who was killed when struck by  a falling log last Friday afternoon at Lynn Forest Logging  Operations near Vananda.  Fenning was falling a tree  with a power saw at the time of  the accident. He pulled the saw  away and as-he did so the severed tree crashed down onto the  end of a log. It shot into the air,  catching Fenning as it came  down and pinning him against  the saw.   He died instantly.  Powell River police sent their  FG2 boat; with Skipper Norman  Fiander in charge, over to Vananda to pick up the body. Inquest Monday snowed that death  came as a result of a crushed  chest.  Fenning was born at Ipswich,  Suffolk, England. He leaves his  wife and two daughters, Nancy  Mae arid Margaret Rose-who  reside at Vananda, and a brother, Alan, in Australia.  ATTORNEY-General G. S; Wis-  mer, K.C., has announced that  the Borstal Home New Haven  in Burnaby will be reopened  just as soon as accommodation  can be found for the blind people who are now housed there.  At the present time, owing to  conditions arising during the  war, blind persons are housed  in two places, at Newhaven and  at Jericho. It i.5 proposed to  provide accommodation sufficient at Jericho for them all,  and plans are well under way  for the early transfer of the  blind occupants, from Newhaven  to Jericho.  .  NOTICE  Announcing; the dissolution of  the partnership of Cooper and  Wright Dairy. The business is  now owned and operated by Mr.  A. R. Cooper and will be known  as the >.���-.;. ������  SQUAMISH DAIRY  Mr.  Cooper has installed  MILKING JiACHINES  and   invites   the" public  to  visit *  and   inspect   the. Dairy   at   any  time. -���;���=" '���������''. "���"   Y--Y  '  THE SQUAMISH DAIRY  A. R.  COOPER, Prop.  _V,  The grocer must have been  siezed with an inspiration when  he..put this sign over his cheese  cdiinter, "Wjiat food these morsels be!"  If you buy, fewer will die���  Buy and use Christinas Seals.  The  Canada's Oldest Chartered Bank  Will open a sub-agency in Gibsons Landing as  soon as suitable premises are available  WATCH FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS  2ti#i*lt_titi#ltiM^  <&  ��������������  ��������������  *&\  �����������������.  48*  Waterfront Lots  All Reasonably Priced/  __  PORPOISE   BAY���Beautiful   waterfront   lots.    Good  anchorage from $160 up.  SECHELT TOWNSITE-Good business and residential  lots���reasonable prices.  GIBSONS   LANDING���Five   high   elevation   lots   for  residential and business.   Prices $350 up.  GOWER POINT-���3 lots���$400 each.   Good beach over  1 acre each lot.  CALL  E. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Halfmoon Bay  OR  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West' Pender Street.  Vancouver. B.C. PA. 3348  4��  ���������������  ��������������  * for Good Girls and Boys *  Welcome to Toy land!  There are toys galore at The Union Store . . . Santa has left us the largest  display of toys in the district. Be sure you see them!  And they're on sale at city prices.  Gifts for Everyone  We are proud to present a complete array of gift suggestions .. ; There's  ���5 a present for every member of the family in this fine selection.  45?  I UIVION SS. STORE  is? '�� . SECHELTj, B.Cs, yy  43  ���a...  435'  4S  ���������  48*  ���me  ���m  - 6fte����  4&r  ���������������  ���������������  4g*  45*  ������o..  4$  ��������  43  48*  ������������������  I1?*

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