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Array FISHERIES Minister Bridges  has announced that UNRRA  is prepared to buy all the- canned ;; herring, groundfish and  mackerel that Canada can deliver to the end of March.  The move was a reversal of  the previous position of the relief . agency, which had asked  several months ago that Canada  release it from earlier commitments to purchase large stocks  of canned fish. This action  had threatened some disruption  in the Canadian fish trade and  had been, rejected.  UNRRA'S return as a large-  scale buyer will benefit both  coasts, the minister declared,  and he emphasized that the  agency not only wanted the fish  but wanted it in the maximum  quantities that could be delivered not later than the end of  March.  While there was no announcement of new contract terms, it  was understood the Canadian  government had been advised  UNRRA was prepared to extend  contracts on a more favorable  basis to the Canadian producers  than the old contracts.  However,' all Mr. Bridges had  to say about contracts was that  a representative of UNRRA  might shortly visit some of the  main producing areas in connection with new Contractual arrangements.  The Canadian Commercial  corporation, he said, will act as  the procurement agency.  "British Columbia is the major source of canned herring in  Canada," he added, "but the  Atlantic coast provinces also  share in this herring business  and it is in the east coast provinces that the production of  canned groundfish and mackerel  takes place."  Mildred Kane Weds  GIBSONSLi-NDING-Wedding  bells rang last week for another Gibsons Landing couple.  On the evening of Saturday,  Nov. 23, Mildred Lorraine, eldest daughter of Mr. Jim Kane,  and Norman, son of Mr. and  Mrs. David MacKay, both of  Gibsons Landing, were married  in the Lutheran Church, 15th  Avenue and Sofia Street, Vancouver. Jim Drummond acted  as best man and Pearl Kane as  bridesmaid.  Reception was held in the  Patricia Room of the Hotel  Georgia.  NON-EATERS'  ZERO HOUR  ".. y" ' i  ELEVEN o'clock in the morning  may be the "zero hour" for  those who are dab-and-grab  breakfast eaters, warns the' department of National Health  and Welfare, Ottawa. "You  can't work like a horse and eat  like a bird", declares a departmental nutrition expert. "A  good breakfast, which includes  at least fruit, wholegrain cereal  and milk, won't let you down  in mid-morning." The department urges all workers to stiart  the day right on a substantial  breakfast. '.  Taxi Man Fined  CLIFFORD F. Martin,: Bowen  island taxi drive.:, was fined  $50.00 and; costs . by Magistrate  Phillips in Sechelt Court, for  driving a taxi Which had been  Ordered off the road for, having  faulty brakes, steering gear and  speedometer. Martin had an accident in which two passengers  were injured? Martinis license  was also suspended for .one year.  His previous record was .excellent, a fact which saved him  from a more severe sentence.  (J  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons L.anding',  Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines L��andingv Half Moon Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wil-  ,sop. .pre.ek,. Roberts ;Creek, Granthams I^andingr, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, S. C.  X*1_rBI.XS_-_-S BIT THEE  COAST  NEWS,  ��Xl__-T2_->  ���>������ --fti*.-.-'  National Advertising' Office: Powell 33ife}rr B. C.  ^=  \yz^0y'z.':  Vol. II ��� No.^8.     ^��gg^   HALF MOON BAY, B. C.    Friday, November 29, 1946     5c Per Copy. $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Tag Succes  Al Squamish  SQUAMISH. ��� On Saturday,  Nov. 23, five girls and an  equal number of boys worked  in shifts through the entire day,  despite a drizzling rain and poor  under-foot conditions, to reach  every man, woman and child for  donations towards the betterment of the school orchestra.  The children showed great enthusiasm and tenacity in approaching the public. They  passed their $75 objective late  in the afternoon and by 9.30 in  the evening had collected a  grand total of $95.  Special-mention is due Betty  Carson and Bruce Cummings  for their record collecting of  $12 each, also Glen Valde for his  ingenius money-making device  consisting of a red guitar trimmed with black, and Inez Nygard for her pretty salesgirl  costume.  Because of poor weather conditions the . shopping crowds  were unusually small and the  girls and boys visited many of  the homes. The children reported that their reception at  most doors was good.  The business places of the.  town responded most generously-  The response would indicate  that the town is whole-heartedly  supporting the school orchestra  .^lucfo^epl^tsY^oj^  cnildieh ranging   in  age   from  seven to fourteen.  The orchestra will use the  money for a colored light machine and spotlight for their  first performance at the school  Christmas concert.  The orchestra wishes to thank .  ail those who so generously donated.  isobel Berg Will  Electricity Supply to De  ncreased in Sechelt Area  BRITANNIA Townsite���M i s s  Isabel Berg was guest of honour at a large gathering of  ladies ;at the home of Mrs. C.  Roper, Saturday afternoon, November 23. MissYBerg, who has  spent most of vher life in our  community, will sail from New  York on December 8; a passenger on the ocean giant, Queen  -Elizabeth, bound tor England  to become the bride of Mr. Harold Walker of Nottingham.  A sterling dresser set was the  gift of the gathering to Miss  Berg, with sincere wishes for  a bon voyage and a happy life  in merrie England.  BODY OF three - months - old  Arline Silbey, found dead in  her crib last Friday morning at  Egmont, B.C., was taken to  Powell River by Skipper Fian-  der cpf the Powell River police  detachment that night. The  KG2 boat was dispatched to  Egmont Friday afternoon following a telephone call from St.  Mary's Hospital, Pender Harbour, informing police of the infant's death.  Post mortem examination Saturday revealed the child had  died from natural causes.  SECHELT. ��� Preliminary steps  have been taken to improve  the supply and availability of  electricity in this district, according to a letter received by  E. W. Pearson from S. R. Weston, chairman of the B.C. Power Commission, last week.  "The commission acquired the  electrical property at Sechelt  from the Columbia Power Company as of Sept. 1, 1945," stated  Roberts (reek  Boy Harries  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Within a  week of her arrival from the  east, Miss Vera Marjorie, third  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. H.  Sargeant, Stratford, Ont., was  united in marriage to Petty  Officer L. H. Farrar, only son  of Mrs. Frances R. Farrar, Roberts Creek, at St. Aidan's  Church, Wednesday, Nov. 20,  Rev. C. H. Gibbs officiating.  A reception at the Kewpie  Kamp followed the ceremony  where a buffet supper was  served. Mrs. H. J. Robinson and  Mrs. H. G. Findlay presided at  the teaytable.   .The bride wore -  rwira&^MM^^a^^ii^  ried a bouquet of American  Beauty roses, white heather and  an orchid.  The groom was iri the uniform of the Royal Canadian  Navy, as was the best man, Mr.  Deans Swan of Vancouver.  The maid of honor, Miss M.  Peterson wore a blue taffeta  gown with a bouquet of mixed  chrysanthemums, Miss Doreen  Shaw, bridesmaid, wore pink  taffeta with a bouquet similar  to that of the maid of honor.  Mr. E. J. Shaw gave the bride  away and Mr. C. M. Harris,  uncle of the groom, was organist.  During the signing of the register, Mrs. E. J. Shaw sang "Because," assisted at the organ by  her daughter Eleanor.    .  The ushers were Mr. J. Lind-  wall and Mr. R. N. Reeves.  Mr. A. R. Reeves acted as  toastmaster at the reception.  the letter, "at which time there  was a small hydro-electric unit  of 75 k.w. capacity. A diesel  engine of 350 k.w. capacity was  being installed."  The commission has completed this installation and also  that of a 150 k.w. diesel generating unit in the Sechelt power  plant, bringing the total"? capacity of the station to 575 k.w.  "The hydro unit and the diesel  unit taken oyer from the Company have been completely  overhauled," explains the letter.  "Transmission voltage from  the power plant to Carter's  Creek has been increased from  2,300 to 6,900 volts, thus improving the voltage regulation on the  distribution system.  "Further rehabilitation work  on the distribution system has  been planned and its execution  awaits only the delivery of the  materials and equipment."  It was pointed out in the letter that the B.C. Power Commission has increased the number of customers in the Sechelt  nower district from 337 to 486 in  14 months. This represents a  net addition of 149 electrical  purchasers.  WILLIAM T. Burrows, Jervis  Inlet; Nora Swan, Britannia  Beach, and Katherine Beamish,  Egmont, are among the 542  students enrolled in. agriculture  at University of British Columbia this year.  University officials have announced that registration figures for agriculture reveal a  growing interest by students in  the agriculture industry. Enrolment this year is the highest  on record. Of the 542 total, 310  are veterans and 232 non-veteran students. Sixty-eight  women have enrolled for courses  in agriculture.  Breakdown of registration  figures shows that these students come from communities in  all parts of the province. More  U.B.C. agriculture students will  find employment in B.C. after  graduating.  Divorce Granted  A DIVORCE has been granted  by Chief Justice Farris in  Vancouver supreme court to  Charles Victor Rowan, hotel  proprietor, Sechelt, from Stilla  Margaret Rowan, 106 West  Hastings, whom he married in  Vancouver in 1944.  IJ&S  WELL KNOWN ON PENINSULA  Still Missing  NO TRACE has been found of a  gill-netter missing in the Gulf  of Georgia with an Indian family of four aboard; according to  provincial police at-Victoria.  .The 32-foot craft, carrying  Alfred James, his wife and two  young children, left Steyestpn,  Nov. 16, for Kuper Island," but  did not arrive there. A western  air command rescue plane made  a sweep over the gulf without  spotting the party.  Police are still hoping James  may have changed his plans and  gone up one of the coast inlets  fishing. One report says the  boat,was seen heading towards  Gibsons Landing on : the first  Saturday it was missing, so that ��  James may not have been heading for home.  HALFMOON BAY. ��� Arthur  Delamont, recently named as  Vancouver's Mr. Good Citizen  of 1946, is well known at Halfmoon Bay. He has a summer  home at Redroofs and has spent  many holidays there with his  family. In November of last  year he brought his famous  Kitsilano Boys' Band on a tour  of Sechelt peninsula.  When newsmen went to look  for him in Vancouver Friday  afternoon, just after Native Sons  Post No. 2 had announced the  musician was the 25th recipient  of the Good Citizenship medal,  they found him at work teaching  a beginners' band class at North  Vancouver Boy Scout hall.  "Congratulations? What for?"  he said.  . Finally, convinced the reporters knew of the award, he admitted he had heard about it.  "I'm very pleased���and highly  honored," he said. "But I don't  really see why I was chosen."  Hereford-born Arthur Delamont came to Canada at the  age of 16, already a capable  musician who played several instruments. He had often played  with a Salvation Army band for  the eminent British composer,  Sir Edward Elgar.  HAD ADVENTUROUS LIFE  After a department-store job  in Moose Jaw, Delamont came  to Vancouver in 1922, and began playing trumpet in the old  Pantages theatre on Hastings.  He was then 30, had f won a  motorcycle race at Moose Jaw,  and almost drowned in the Atlantic in 1914.  He founded his world-famous  Kitsilano Boys' Band in 1927  with ten boys. By 1934 the band  had grown to a world champion*  ship aggregation of 70 player��|3tfggl?| mmMMSM.  wha had earlier astounded listeners at Chicago World's Fair  and in the summer of that year  won added laurels in England.  Delamont's   boys ��� and   his  work���made the name of Vancouver known and liked across  half a world.  AN ARTIST ON TRUMPET  The trumpet is still his musical sweetheart.  Delamont is never so much  himself as when his trumpet is  in his hand. With it, he can coax  brilliance and fiery spirit out of:  a band that may be having a  lazy streak. With it, he can build  brilliance into inspired music in  a band that is working hard.  The Native Sons' 1946 citation  says Delamont was chosen for  his musical contribution to the  cultural life of the city, for his  work in training boys to "music,  group effort and travel," and  for the fame he has brought  Vancouver with tours made and  championships won.  Delamont simply likes youngsters, and likes to work with  them. Today, he leads seven  bands, including the Kitsilano  group, West and North Vancouver, Point Grey, Grandview,  Fairview and University of B.C.  'He lets his beginners pick  their instruments, and teaches  them from the start.  ���.���>.lWJV.��sii.':t: THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C-  Wxt (Boast Metus  3 Lines  (15 Words) for 35c     3 Insertions  (same ad)  60c  .xtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  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.  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, B.C. tf  ���ill  ��� ��� i     ' '������ ������  -  ���������������������  ���ii . ���-������i-ii ��� i ��� -.���. -  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 highway. Mrs. Dubois, Pender Harbour, t.f.n  ��������   -ii ������ ������     -i��� ��� ...��� ���     i   ���     .1, ,  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.  -���I.ll    I I    ��� "-���  '' !���! ���������Mill'      ������^^���������������^M^t  FOR SALE  NEW 4-ROOMED bungalow,  electric lights, verandah,  painted and decorated. 300 ft.  from beach, excellent view, I1/.  acres. Passenger and school  buses pass door. Immediate  possession. $2,750.00. Mrs. Mills,  Sechelt. 18  FOR SALE  HOSPITAL bed, wicker work  wheel chair, large leather  wing arm chair. Mrs. Irvine,  The Headlands, Gibsons Landing. 21  FOR SALE  BARREL  CHURN,   size  No.  7,  for two to four cows.  Sell for  $5.00.  Mrs. Louis Heid, Madeira  Park P.O., B.C. 18  FOR SALE  CIRCULEX Therapeutic unit,  Bodiflex model with 110  volt D.C. motor. Slightly used.  Original price $200.00���sell for  $150.00. Mrs. Louis Heid, Madeira Park P.O., B.C. 18  Full Turnout  Al Wilde Play  GIBSONS Landing���A capacity  audience witnessed a superb  interpretation of an excellent  three-act play here Wednesday night.  The play, "The Importance of;  Being Earnest", was written at;  the height of the brilliant career  of the literary genius, Oscar  Wilde. The development of the  plot evolves from the - comedy  situations of predicament and  surprise, but the vehicle of the  dialogue is satire. Wilde strikes  out at all that he felt to be  artificiality, embellishment and  uselessness.  Rapid-fire dialogue and exaggerated pose and gesture  thrown against the simplest of  backgrounds lend unabated interest throughout the performance.  The players handled difficult  parts easily and well. Interwoven into the general pattern,  and in evidence in only the  polished result was the fine directing of Sydney Risk.  The communities of Roberts  Creek and Gibsons Landing  have been honored in being first  to see the Everyman Theatre's  version of this play, which they  will soon take with them to  most accessible towns and villages of western Canada.  I  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd,  Powell River, {S. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  -_  MRS. R. MOSIER  (Correspondent)  Rev. Alan Green conferred  the name of Sheila Margaret  upon the daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. Stein Cassidy, at a christening ceremony Sunday afternoon at the home of the child's  parents. Sponsors of the little  girl were Mr. and Mrs. Richard  Laird. Halfmoon Bay.  Sheila Margaret wore the  long christening dress of batis  and lace that had been her  father's. Grandparents are Mrs.  Tho. Cassidy of Vancouver, and  Mr. and Mrs. Karl Ohberg of  Vancouver.  Also present at the christening were Mr. and Mrs. George  Smith. Tea was served following the ceremony.  * *    *  -Returning from Vancouver  Saturday were Mr. and Mrs.  George Smith and family, Mr.  and Mrs. Currans, Mr. and Mrs.  F. Kalterman, Mr. J. Souther-  land.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. E. Lewis had  their son, Mr. K. Manning, of  New Westminster, visiting over  the weekend.  * *    *  Mr. Bert Ross, of Aldergrove,  has returned to the Bay to take  over   Stan   Ross'   truck   while  Stan is away.  * *    *    .  Vancouver bound on Sunday  were Mr. and Mrs. Richard  Laird, Mr. Robert Thompson,  Welcome Beach,  Mrs.  H.  Tait,  Mrs. W. Mervin.  * *    *  Miss Pat Wall was a visitor  to" Aldergrove over the weekend, returning Sunday evening.  * *    *  Mr. Ed Dollman was home  from Narrows Arm, . where he  is employed by Osborne Logging Co., for the weekend.  ROBERTS CREEK  Eleanor Shaw. Correspondent  Roberts Creek residents need  no hearing aids in order to enjoy the picture show held every  Friday evening at the community hall. Some of our public-  spirited friends recently built a  projection booth which makes  the long trek up the hill worth  while. We really appreciate this  and wish to thank those responsible.  * *    *  Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Roberts  Creek community hall a shower  and dance was given in honor  of Miss Vera Sargeant, whose  marriage to Larry Farrar took  place the following day. About  47 guests weathered the storm  to welcome the bride. Miss Mc-  Intyre, Mr. R. Hughes and Mr.  A. Weal supplied the music.  Mrs. Allen Brines and Mrs. Gordon Reeves sponsored the shower and a nice time was enjoyed  by all. The dancing and opening of the lovely gifts were followed by a delicious supper  graciously served by friends of  the couple.  * *    *  Mrs. Frank Streif of Vancouver, visited Roberts Creek to attend the wedding of Miss Vera  Sargeant and Larry Farrar. She  was the  guest of Mrs. W.  B.  Foley.  * *    *  Mr. Douglas Macfarlane of  Roberts Creek, has taken up  mink farming. He has imported five, mink from the Fraser  Valley.   We wish him all the  best.  ������ .*   *   *  Miss G. Jervis is back from  the hospital. We all hope to  see her cheerful smile around  the "Creek" very soon.  JAMES SINCLAIR, M.P. for this-  riding, will visit the district  next week, addressing meetings  at Sechelt and Gibsons Landing.  Mr. Sinclair plans to be in  Halfmoon Bay and Pender Harbour district on Dec. 4 (Wednesday), and at Gibsons Landing Dec. 5. At the latter place  he will address a public meeting  in the Legion Hall at 8 p.m.  On Dec. 6, Mr. Sinclair will  be at Sechelt, where he will address the Improvement District.  Saturday will be spent in  general contacts in the area.  Associations or residents wishing to interview the member on  any relative matters should arrange to contact him in the  districts mentioned. ���:���>...  Friday, November 29, 1946  LACK OF Vitamin C in the diet  affects the whole body, for,  say health experts in the department of national Health5and  welfare, Ottawa, this vitamin  is required to help hold body  cells together, just as mortar is  needed to keep-the bricks of a  house together. For proper intake of vitamin C, nutrition  authorities recommend vegetables, at this time of year, as  the best and most inexpensive  source.  ��� _Leo Frleseia  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 HOURS:   Mon., WecL, and Fxi. only���9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Open Evening's by Special Appointment  Three Years on Staff of Keystone Hospital, Chicago  (A Surgical and Physiotherapy Hospital)  Box 15, Gibsons Xantting, B-G.  DIET ��� MASSAGE ��� ELECTBOTHEEAPY  and  Anatomical Adjustments  NOTICE:   My office win be closed from Dec 24 to Jan. 2  Sechelt Service Store  REDMAN and KILLICK ^  (Formerly M. and J. General Store)  DRYGOODS ��� GROCERIES  HARDWARE ��� MEATS  Grapefruit  Juice  6 tins 95c  CannedPeas  Sieve 5's  3 tins 45e  Tomato Soup  Campbell's  6 tins 70c  Purity Flour  49-lb. sack  $1.85  WHITE FIGS:  cooking,  new season. Lb. ______  39c  Cranberries  ��� '���  ���     ���  lb. 65c  Peel, Fruit Mix, Cherries, Raisins,  Shelled Almonds, etc.  While Stocks Last!  FRESH FRUITS and VEGETABLES  CHRISTMAS TOYS Friday, November 29, 1946.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  SUPPLIES of canned sausage  have been found sufficient to  warrant an increase in ration  amount, the wartime prices and  trade board announced last  week. Consumers will now be  able to obtain two 14-ounce tins  of canned sausage for five meat  tokens or one 12-ounce tin for  two tokens.  Previously, four meat tokens  were needed for one 14-ounce  tin.  Included in the canned sausage category are canned bologna  sausage, canned sausage meat,  canned wieners and canned  frankfurters.  WANTED  Distributors for Venetian  Blinds  Aero Venetian Blind Co.  369 West Broadway  Vancouver, B.C.  Theyll Do It Every Time  fttMrnOOa  By Jimmy Hatlo  > ANP NOW TOOTHLESS TOOTHPASTE  BRINGS >OU GvWPtAH HEvAPTDME  ANPTHE RU66EPOJTPOOR SONGS  -/I   HE HAS MAPE SO FAMOUS. FIRST-  naACKTD My SHACK 6/ THE  WAfiON TRACK? TWEN*TAKE  ALL MV KALE &ST GIVE ME  TWE TRAIL" AMP 'LAYM/  HEAP BENEATH A CACTUS  ^^STEAPV; POPNERS-JUST ^"THE FARTHEST  ^ UOOK ATOL' TWOGUN GtitfwfwEsr H&S BEEN  y**Al    t   .^V^IlLl     l-V l^f_^\,  "rt !____.     _^^l   ' __.__l^>'f  <3ALL0PJN' INTO THE OLT  CORI2AL,PACKlN'CURLlN'  IRC8SS ON ��30TH HIPS-  '  lay My heap ae-  NEATH A CACTUS  AN' C^NYRDRSET  "THE PJNK SHEETS.  JEEVES-  IS THAT PERFUME  STDRE ON FIFTH  AV��NOO~  COMlN'lKTDTH_T  STUPIO, A COPS  HORSE: WHINNIED  GENERAL  Charges Moderate  Workmanship  Guaranteed  JOE CONNELL  PENDER HARBOUR  /?_.  r^i-^ISH   ATH/M^ANPHe  0____tl_-_2!EA JUMPEPSK FEE  /?  JUMPEP SIX FEETT  ANPFAlNTEPr-  K(f  Selma Park  Hc&rdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  ���  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  \0'  MZ  to-io  COPK. tM. itING fEATURBS SYNDICATE. Inc. WOULD HICHTg BESERVED^  AbRSATHOFTHE  OLP WEST PILUTEP ,.  BY ROSEVATER ANP  HAIR OfL������ . ��.  THANK TD  EPPIE PUNN. Newvt��K,Kiy  "REDROOFS"^  HALFMOON BAY  General Trucking  Let us help you solve  your transportation  problems I  i  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� FRESH MEATS  ��� HARDWARE  Y   ��� SHELL OIL  ��� FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  SECHELT  W J. MAYNE. Co-respondent  The Canadian Legion whist  drive was a success despite the  weather. The first prize for  ladies was won by Mrs. Frank  Dunn; gent's first prize, Fred  Willows. The consolation prizes,  Mrs. Willows and Mr. Stewart  Henderson. The next whist  drive will be held early in January, 1947. Plans are going ahead  for the big New Year's eve  dance and a pleasant time is  anticipated. Make up a party  right now for this big dance.  *    *    *  The* Cancer Clinic bazaar to  be held in the Legion Hall on  December 15, is making good  progress and real bargains will  be available.   Mrs. Neal, Selma  Lodge, will be looking after the  affair and we know it will be a  great success.  *    *    *  The P.T.A. are holding a special meeting with representa-  tivs from all organizations. This  meeting is to take the necessary steps in order to procure  the services of a doctor in this  district. The meeting will be  held in the Sechelt school.  Worn Out or Broken  Parts Are  Let Us Fix Them for You NOW!  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GOOD aXTAJURET ��� ��____& PKZ08  BRITANNIA  TOWNSITE  By Larry Ste^waxf  ANOTHER  former  member  of  our townsite will  be on the  high    seas    by   the   time   this  reaches print.   Mr. G. Jennings,  -who has spent the last year employed in the cost office and was  a   familiar   figure   to   all   the  underground   workers,    as    he  checked  the morning shift on.  He left for Vancouver last week  on the first lap of a journey to  Australia.    Bon voyage, Gerry,  and good luck.  ���     *    *    *  The social club sponsored a  bridge gathering, Saturday evening, Nov. 23. A fair turnout  was had, ten tables in all. Mrs.  Crane won the first prize for  the ladies and Mrs. Leret won  second, while Mr. Garrosh won  top honors for the men and Mr.  Waterland    took    the    second  prize.  *    *    *  Weather really should * have  no place in this column, but the  Townsite experienced something this last week that will  give us something to boast,  about for a long time to come..  This week the cold snap that  had covered the coast for three  or four days, came to an end.  The end came to the Beach in  the form of blustering wind and  falling snow, while 2000 feet up  in our mountain home, we had  traded the cold frosty nights for  the gentle pitter patter of falling rain.  There is a notice on the store  bulletin board advertising the  annual bazaar of the Townsite  Ladies' Guild on Nov. 30. This  bazaar takes nearly a year in  its preparation and I, for one,  have to marvel at the work these  ladies cover, in even that  length of time. Here is your  chance to enjoy an evening of  entertainment and purchase  your Christmas presents at the  same time* I'll be seeing you  there.  P.Ti. Dance  to be held in the  School Hall  Gibsons Landing  DECEMBER 7  Here is your opportunity to enjoy yourselves  and at the same time  patronize a worth while  organization.  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-Sir at ton Motors  Gasoline Driven Water  Pumps  Thor  Gasoline Driven Wash  Machines  Radios  Oil  Heaters and Ranges  Complete Slock of  Pipe Fiilings  "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  OR AN 5 FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. - Phone 230  >!���  I  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  i, residential and business.   Prices $350 up.  CK)W1_R 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. FA, 3349 Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, November 29, 1946  PEOPLE from towns where winter brought a  real change in season may look with some  nostalgia upon their former residences as the  mild coast winter approaches with its not-too-  welcome rains. In places like that, at least once  during the winter months the farmer had to  go to the town blacksmith shop to. get his  horse "sharpened" for ice3>- roads, or maybe  a new runner fitted to the cutter.  If the day was Saturday, the son and heir  sctmetimes was invited to go along, or just went  anyway. If he was a good listener and observed  what he saw, he might learn much in a blacksmith shop, besides how to chew. It was a  place where expert work was done, and where  arguments sometimes became as heated as the  stuff that nestled in the forges. It was ahead  of the corner store as a place to meet and  renew acquaintances.  To a boy in knee-pants, the smithy's shop  was an awesome place. Here was power and  strength. By the clank of his hammer, the  smithy could flatten the toughest of steel. He  was a mighty man, even when it came to fitting a small new pedal to a small broken tricycle. Yes, the smithy was a mighty man, the  "strongest in the whole world." When his  rough hand rumpled a boy's hair���a^ smithy's  way of saying hello, sonny���then a boy could  thrust hands deep in small pockets and rock  on heels with the rest of the men.  Those were days of biting but pleasant  smells of red-hot steel under the hammer,  sizzling horseshoes pressed against hooves and  soft coal burning under hand-forced draft. The  blacksmith shop is yielding to mechanized progress. Maybe this is as it should be, but today's machine shop with its constant whirring  machinery isn't a place where men can gather  quietly to discuss vital world topics while their  Saturday work is being done. A man's lucky  if he can hear himself think, much less reflect,  in a place like that.  Bible Reading  BUT GOD, Who is rich in mercy, for His  great love wherewith He loved us, even  when we were dead, in sins, hath quickened lis together with Christ, (by grace  ye are saved;) And hath raised us up  together, and made us sit together in  heavenly places in Christ Jesus: That in  the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus. For  by grace are ye saved through faith; and  that not of yourselves: it is the gift of  God: Not of works, lest any man should  boast. EPH. 2:4-9.  As Others See Us  THERE IS such a thing as being too close to  any ?iven set of conditions or circumstances  to really view them in their proper light. It is  the uia story of not being able to see the woods  for the trees, and a recent editorial in the Grand  Falls Advertiser, of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, is much like a bright light shining on one  of our 'greatest troubles.  Quoting the Financial Post the Advertiser  says "removal or relaxation of present 'confiscatory' income tax rates are imperative if Can-  ad a is to halt the migration of her brightest  young businessmen and technical experts to the  United States.  "More and more young men who could be  presidents, managers and superintendents of  the future are succumbing to the lure of greater  reward, and the blame is placed squarely upon  a short-sight government policy."  Here is an admission on the part of Canadian  business which advocates of Confederation in  general, the Convention representative for  Bona vista centre in particular, and all those  who preach the doctrine that Newfoundland  should become the tenth province could do well  to consider, the editorial continues.  How can those who hanger for union with  the Dominion reconcile their choice with the  -knowledge that Canadians are leaving their  -own country for the better advantages offering  in the United States, reasons the Advertiser.  ��� Thus we have been weighed and found wanting. A country that springs of the same forebears, and whose interests are the same, has  very strong doubts as to what we are happy to  term our many advantages.  Perhaps the Advertiser has something to  offer. There has been complaint right at home  about the very issues raised in the Newfoundland editorial. It is about time-we saw ourselves as others see us.  THE  SEA  By 'Arry 'Obbs  The sea and I are strangers now,  But once I loved her well,  When she had many things to show  And many tales to tell;  When she had many precious gifts,  And shared ti\ose gifts with me,  Arid I had all the dreams of youth,  To give my love, the sea.  But that was long, long years ago,  Ere age had dimmed my eye.  The sea and I are strangers now,  And pass each other by.  ��� BABYLAND  By C. HANSEN, Powell River, B.C.  There is nothing so sweet .as a baby's smile,  Brimming with innocent guile,  Nor sweet as the clasp of a baby hand,  As he drifts away to slumberland.  There is nothing so sweet as a baby's kiss,  Like petals of roses covered with mist,  There is nothing so sweet as child's first step,  On toddling legs not steady yet.  The sweetest sound that can ever be heard  Is a baby's first, soft, lisping word;  And sweetest of sweetest infant charms,  Is the "take me" gesture of baby arms.  The shooting war is over but the shouting  war has been resumed and it has U in it.  Those who bring sunshine to the lives of  others cannot keep it from themselves.���J. M.  Barrie.  A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his  own good but neglecting his neighbor's.���  Whately.  About the only business that has made any  money ivithqut advertising is the mint.  A sound home is one which doesn't break  within and cannot be cracked from without.  The big idea in life is not to be "cls good as  the average" -but to raise-the .average.  Editor, Coast News.  Dear Sir:  A short time ago I came across  a copy of your paper, in which  one    of    your    correspondents  asked why  strong,  able-bodied  Poles should be brought here to  work pn   our   Canadian  farms.  Also that the writer had been  refused permission  to  take up  land, although he was raised on  a    farm,    and    that    Canadian  farmers should be in a position  to pay their hired help better,  and finally that he was a strong  union man.  To the first question, possibly  Canada would be more prosperous if her population doubled in  the next, say 20 years, providing  they were suitable settlers. And  what better type could you have  than these able-bodied Poles  that you mention? They have  proved their worth to be citizens  of any country and have no  more desire to go to Siberia  than you have.  As regards being turned down  when applying for land, they  must have considered you a  very poor risk, for both municipal and provincial governments  in B.C. have set aside large por- \  tions of good land for returned  men, and up to date only one  per cent have applied.  Possibly our system of education is largely to blame for this,  in training pupils to "get by"  without real work ��� hence all  these hold-ups. You, being  raised on a farm, realize that  farming is real work, and today so many of the boys on the  farm when leaving school, go  to cities and factories, and become "strong union men."  Incidentally, it is you strong  union men ahd your wives who  are, I notice, some of the first to  squeal, if eggs or,y milk; go up a  Mountain Stream  Maintaining the modern trend  in bank statements which it initiated a year ago, the Bank of  Montreal has just published its  annual report covering financial transactions with more  than 1,500,000 customers during  1946.  The story of these financial  operations is one of record-  breaking deposit figures, all- ,  time high resources and an in-*  dication of the general prosperity of Canadians during the  year. Deposits in the Bank of  Montreal now stand at $1,736,  000,000, the highest in its history  and more than $100,000,000  above the figure of last year.  While indicating ^that Canadians generally are better off  financially than they have been  for a number of years, the same  increase provides reassuring  proof that the citizens of the  nation are themselves wisely  safeguarding against runaway  inflation through their personal  financing.  Total assets in the bank are  $1,843,000,000, which is the largest figure in its 129-year  history.  Indicative .of the trend away  from, wartime financing measures towards more standard arrangements of peacetime operation is the fact that commercial  loang have jumped from $220,  264,000 to $301,659,000 during  the year. This figure represents ..  to some extent the extention of  credit to industries for reconversion to peacetime production  ahd for expansion of production  in established fields.  The Bank's main investments  are, of course, still in high-  grade government bonds and  other public securities.  This year the swing has been  towards   normal   conditions   in,o  which   private   business   finan^  oing is done through the facilities of the chartered banks.  As might be expected, with  the largely expanded operations  of the past year, prof its are  substantially above those of a  year ago. These profits have  been ploughed back into the :������  business to strengthen the bank's Y  position and to provide added  protection   for the   depositors.  cent or two,. If you want to use  your strong union strength in'  farming, why not go to Russia,  where I understand they have ;  the strongest system of union )  farming in the world (they do  all the collecting of crops for  you). * '    j  I would like to suggest that     -,  you think first before you rush     '  into  print again.    Try and be  part of the world's cure instead     j  of its disease. *  AN OLDER FARMER.:  Earliest Snow  Fell last Year  THE FOUR-INCH snowfall that ''  blanketed the district last j  Friday was far from being the ������  earliest snow on record. Only  last year the first snow fell on -{  Nov. 5, according to Powell  River Company weather rec- J  ords. On Nov. 5, 1945, a quarter-inch fall was recorded at  the dam.  Back in 1939# the district experienced  its worst heavy fall  since the inception of the record , *  system. On Nov. 15 of that year / \  a total fall of six inches plugged^ J  highways   and   snarled   traffic "'"'V  Then in  1932 the first snow     I  was seen on Nov. 10.   In 1937 it  fell on Nov. 10.    The first in   i  1937 was on Nov. 13.   The dav     i  for 1940 was Nov. 10. ���       .  C  I r  Friday, November 29, 1946  THE COAST NEWS. Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  I  By CHACK-CHACK  OF SUMAY  HE WAS A little old man���a  man who, like so many others,  had worked all his best years at  a job he did.not like. But as he  believed he had to do it or  starve, he had done it well.  Now he was clear of it all. He  could at last do what lie always  wanted to do. That was a farm.  Oh no, not a farm, but just a  cow, a pig, a few hens, etc.  He had hired a row boat, put  one of these half-horsepower  kickers upon its stern and left  Vancouver.  He made camp a mile east of  us, upon that same bit of beach  where we had found the bones  of two drowned men a year or  so before. We saw smoke at  bedtime and said, "That's no  place for anyone to camp with  a boat, and if no boat, then they  need one," so off we went across  , the bay, where we found a fire,  a tent and a man at supper.  One look told us not to leave  him there,  so after supper we  helped him uncamp and move  over to where his boat and him-  t self would be more comfortable.  We learned while beside our  fireplace that he was on his way  to   look   over   a   place   with  a  cabin, a barn and a few fir trees.  Our Summay is same 60 miles  from   Vancouver,   and   in   that  little place he would be alone.  Neighbors were two miles away,  store and post office twelve.  Here was this man who knew  nothing of the coast or boats or  land or anything other than that  work he had done so well rather  than starve. I did my best to  turn him back to Vancouver,  but who was I to know what he  could or could not do?  At last he did promise to return to us on his way back. Bad  weather set in, weeks passed by,  but no little old man. So we  again wonder if someone like  ourselves ^ill one day: find the  bones xtt .some, little, man,, upon .  some little beach.  Union Head Coming  WILLIAM H. Burnell, second  vice-president of the International Brotherhood of Pulp,  Sulphite and Paper Mill workers will be in Powell River for  the Dec. 8 meeting of Local 76  when he will install the newly  elected slate of officers.  WEEKLY EDITORS PRESENT CAR TO RETIRING OFFICER  Mrs. D. Harding, with her son,  Lloyd, has spent two weeks with  her husband in Vancouver.  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES. MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  GAS  ^htTStandaidof Qualify  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  On his retirement as managing director of the  Canadian Weekly Newspapers' Association after  11 years service, C. V. Charters, of Brampton, Ont.,  was presented with a new 1946 Pontiac sedan by  members of the association at their annual convention at Halifax. Shown above is Dr. Hugh  Templin, of Fergus, Ont., (left) immediate past  president of the C.W.N.A., presenting the keys to  Mr. Charters. ��  SQUAMISH  Mrs.  Ellen Harley  Correspondent  THE REGULAR meeting of the  Women's Auxiliary to the  Canadian Legion No. 115 was  held Tuesday evening, Nov. 12,  in the P.G.E. dining room, with  19 members present. One new  member, Mrs. Joyce Morrison,  was welcomed.  The report from the committee in charge of the poppy sales  was not complete as all returns  had not been turned in but it  was believed to be highly satisfactory.  Among the new business was  the forming of a committee to  look into the possibility of putting on a three-act play some  time during the early part of the  new year. Those on the committee are Mrs. D. Smith, Mrs.  J. Morrison, Mrs. E. Ohlsson,  Mrs. H. McCormack and Mrs. E.  Harley. . ��>  After the meeting adjourned  refreshments were served.  *    *    *  / Wednesday evening, No. 20,  the United Church Sunday  School staged a number of short  moving films in aid of the Ministers' Pension Fund. Among  those shown was*!"Sport, in the  U.S.S.R.," Illustrated Songs,  "Maintain the Right," a comedy  "Sinbad the Sailor," "The Salmon Run," and a silent film of  Squamish 1946 May Queen Processions. The latter was made  by Mr. L. Budgell and was done  in color.  A silver collection was taken  and the sum of $10 realized.  A social evening for some time  in the near future is also being  planned in aid of the pension  fund.  **_���*.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Frost spent a  few   days   in   Vancouver   last  week.  * #    #  Quite a number of people in the  district have been confined to  bed with bad colds and flu lately.   We wish them all a speedy  recovery.  * *    *  Mrs. E. English of Vancouver  is visiting her daughter, Mrs. N.  Barreau and family of Cheekye.  * ���'���*'���  A new grocery manager, Mr.  Savings Bonds  Will Continue  THE MINISTER of finance has  decided that Canada Savings  Bonds shall not be withdrawn  immediately, but shall remain  available to purchasers until  further notice.  When Mrs. J. L. Ilsley made  public liis decision, the cumulative total had-reached $257^947,  600 from 670,691 applications.  Since then this total has increased to a point well beyond  the expectations at national  headquarters when the bonds  first went on sale. The bonds  will continue to be available  through authorized investment  dealers, stock brokers and trust  or loan companies, and through  banks.  "Although it was known that  a widespread demand existed  when the decision was made to  offer the Canada Savings  Bonds," Mr. Ilsley said, "in the  new circumstances of peacetime  no one could be absolutely certain of the extent to which this  demand would be translated  into action.  "No national objective was  established, but plans were laid  on a scale which would find  reasonable justification, in a  sale of $200,000,000 or better.  Taking into account returns yet  to be officially recorded, it is  clear that performance will outrun this reasonable expectation  by a considerable margin.  "The Canada Savings Bond  was offered as a convenient  facility for the investment of  peacetime savings. When the  terms were announced, no date  was set forHhe termination of  the offering. Nevertheless,  some initial period of sales ac-  Doug Geer, has joined the staff  of Mackenzies Ltd.  On the occasion of her 11th  birthday, Tuesday, Nov. 12,  Lynette Munro entertained a  number of her young friends  after school. Among those present were Inez and Elsie Nygard,  Del and Beth Tatlow, Shirley  Bazley and June Frost. The  afternoon was spent playing  games, after which dainty refreshments were served by Mrs.  Munro.  LOGGER INJURED  RUSSELL Paris received a serious chest injury at Goodwin-  Johnson logging camp at Gordon Pasha Lakes shortly before  noon yesterday. Brought in to  Powell River hospital in late  afternoon, his condition was reported as fair.  tivity seemed desirable in order  to introduce the new security to  the public; and to prove the degree of acceptance before commitment to a more extended  programme.  "It now being certain that the  Canada Savings Bonds was correctly conceived to meet widespread demand, I wish to announce that it will continue to  be available until further notice  through banks, authorized investment dealers, stock brokers,  and trust and loan companies,"  he concluded.  PEARL   PUNNETT  Correspondent  ON THURSDAY, Nov. 21, a  social evening was held in the  Lower Dance Hall, presented by  the Bowen Island Community  Club. The evening was spent  playing whist, bingo and answering a quiz. A pound of  bacon was raffled and the lucky  winner was Mrs. K. Rodger.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. H. Lawrence left  the island Sunday evening on a  trip to Seattle. We hope the  weather   down  there   is   a   bit  drier than it is here.  * *    *  The Howe Sound ferries  found it impossible to make all  scheduled trips this week because of high winds. Consequently a number of persons  were stranded at Horseshoe Bay  on Friday night.  * *    *  Mrs. Elliot visited Bowen last  week on the occasion of the  birthday of her grand-daughter,  Gay. Although it is a little bit  late we hope she had a happy  one.  NAME DELEGATES  IN UNION BALLOT  JOE MABELL was returned to  the office of recording secretary for Pulp Sulphite Local 76  when the membership ballotted  last week. He defeated Merton  Golley and Archie May in a  three-way race.  Four members named to represent the local at the next  bargaining conference were  Murray Mouat, James Currie,  Charlie Thomson and Colin  Johnston. Others running for  the posts were Fred Parsons, M.  Golley, Jack Stigings and Ray  Weaver.  GIBSONS  5 -10 - 15c Store  An Ever Changing  Line of Goods  Come In Often  You Will Find City Prices  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, Halfmoen Bay, B. C  Friday, November 29, 1946  �����  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"  ^^M+^em^^^famm^  mmmmmmmmmmr*  Canadian Legion  Klondike Wight  To   Be   Held  December 23  in  the  School Hall  A GALA evening for all; in  games of chance, with Turkey and Geese prizes galore.  COME EARLY AND  SPEND THE EVENING  GIBSONS LANDING  RECENTLY the Coast News requested particulars from Ernie  Cotton regarding his lodge at  Sakinaw Lake, near Gibsons  Landing. It was always our intention to make a trip there our-  serves but a recent letter from  Mr. Cotton tells of his project  better than any news story we  might write.  "The last time we met you  mentioned the fact that it had  been your intention to pay me  a visit, and you questioned me  on the location and what accommodation I had to offer,"  writes Mr. Cotton. "Time was  short, and I was unable to give  you those facts, but I have not  forgotten your interest in the  lodge I run here at Sakinaw  Lake, and I am writing a description of what you may expect when you do manage to  come in.  "The lake is about one and  one half miles from Irvings  Landing, and I have a very good  trail in. You will find this on  your left-hand side of the main  road, a white sign post directs  you . . . about a quarter mile  from the wharf. If you come in  by road, the post is on the right,  at the foot of the last steep hill.  Taking the trail, you will go out  along the beach for a few hundred feet, and then over a series  of ridges, and down to the lake.  Ordinarily this, walk takes about  half an hour.  "The trail will bring you out  right at the backdoor of the  lodge, and right on the lake,  which is large, deep and rather  striking when you arrive in the  early morning, as the sun lights  up the huge bluff directly across  from my house, long before its  rays come into the valley. Sometimes the cliff appears to float  in the rising mist, and until you  The  Bank of Montreal  Canada's Oldest Chartered Bank  Will open a sub-agency in Gibsons Landing as  soon as suitable premises are available  WATCH FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS  1  ���  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.  i��^ii��-��-inin<~wwiMiiir��iii~i M~i��iii-|iin��-��i rinl>~nn~i   in'im  -   i   -���   ���i   ���      -  ���  have seen the mist rising among  the many islands, looking for all  the world as if the lake were  about to boil, you will not appreciate its beauty.  The lodge faces west, and is  roomy and comfortable. Besides this, I have two camps, all  completely fitted out, so guests  need only bring their groceries  and tackle if they wish to camp  independently. I have a number of boats for hire, and a  power boat for towing fishing  parties up to the head of the  lake, where the fishing grounds  are best. Hunting is fairly good,  grouse in season, and deer,  where you find them, as well as  bear.  "However, fishing is the main  attraction, and once anyone holi-  * days here they will be back 'to  get the 'big one that got away.' *'  The big ones do not all get  away ... some six-pound trout  were taken from the lake last  spring, and three-pounders are  common. These are cut-throat  trout, scrappers all the way, and  are usually taken on the troll.  The lighter the gear the better,  of course, and fly fishermen reports are good.  "Those are the more material  offerings of the lake . . . but  the beauty of it is quite enough  without any fish to> lure you  here. About six and a half  miles of water lie in a deep  draw between bluffs, and mountains, running north and south.  The whole lake is dotted with  many islands, offering windbreak against the steady wind  that blows up the lake.so persistently that all trees lean  norh, as if a giant hand has  brushed them. Deep bays, and  creek mouths are natural feeding grounds for the fish.  "Alder bottom land, lying in  ravines, is streaked with deer  trails through the undergrowth.  Huge granite bluffs, rolling in  smooth contours, drop directly  into the lake, colorful with yellow-green moss, and trees clinging precariously to the grey  rock.  "At the very head of the lake  a very high mountain range  dams back the blue water, and  at sunset, catching the last rays,  it vies with the rainbow in the  color symphonies it presents, all  in turn duplicated again in the  darkening water. This time of  year the lake shore is a riot of  color as well . . . dogwoods in  scarlet, golden maples, and paler  willow and alder streak up the  valleys among the deep green  firs.  "Now you have the sketch of  the lake and country around  about, which should induce you  to be one of the first in next  spring's cavalcade of earnest  sportsmen. That is when the  fish are biting best . . . bring a  rod, a light tackle, and a landing  net. I personally guarantee you  shall need it. In fact I will go,  so far as to promise you one of  the finest holidays in game-fish  waters you have had on this  coast."  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  at Gibson's Landing  Friday and Saturday  Eyee Esammed and Glasses  Fitted  By ELSIE KORHONE and  BILL RAZZELL  THIS PAST week at school has  been somewhat quiet from  other weeks except for the  snow. The results of this little  snow fall have been more clean  faces and girls going with  straight hair. Sorry, boys, but  that wet stuff is disappearing  now.  Miss Pearson, the new High  School teacher (who by the  way loves to have her afternoon cup of coffee at periodic  intervals), made quite a hit with  her small group of students in  study period on her return from  the cafe. She whipped into the  room with some delicious chocolate bars. Thanks, Miss Pearson.  SPORTS NEWS  Boy bashed in ball game!  That sounds as if basketball is  really in swing. Russell Brooks  had the misfortune of getting  hurt in basketball last Thursday night. As a result he had  to have one-stitch put in above  his eye. Hope it's a lot better,  Russ. The game is seldom that  rough.  Mr. Fraser, a returned serviceman, has been kind enough'  to help the boys on Thursday-  nights with basketball. The  boys all hope he will continue  to come to this practice.  The girls' basketball practice  on-Monday night proved a success. Richie Norris picked from  the girls the better players to  form a team to play outside  games, after which practice continued. Keep up those super  long shots, Jean. So, Port Mellon, we'll be along.  CHARACTERS OF H.S.���U.S.  He's a brain; he's on the  beam! Pastime���analysing people (or is it girls?). Identification ���never forgets to say  "Holy Socks". That's Bill Raz-  zell for us!  That silent type, but wow!  basketball's a cinch for him.  Pastime���studying French (oh?)..  Identification���"rugged" is the  word when he speaks. All this  and plus equals Jack Wiren.  She's cute���she's hot stuff!  Pastime���singing (so they call  it). Identification���she tells us  "rumors are flying". That's our  gal Sheila Klein.  Loves 'em all; beats 'em all.  Hear that chatter? It's Kay.  Bastime���sneaking behind the  Legion Hall during five minute  periods. Identification���-"got  any money I could borrow.?"  With those heels and her shoes/,  here comes our Kay Coleridge. ������'  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  OilNNilll  General Store  Pender Harbour  *  \ Groceries ��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Fishing Tackle  Hardware  Independent Fish  Dealers  Home Oil  Products  Beasley's  General  STANFIELD'S  RED LABEL  UNDERWEAR  Now in Stock  GENERAL ELECTRI&  RADIOS  Standard Oil Products  BUS STOP  HALFMOON BAY  Gulf Fuel and Barge Co.  Operators:  JACK CAMPBELL ��� BILL DOIG  Specializing in Haulage of Logging Equipment,  Coal,  Trucks. Lumber. Etc.  Power Crane Equipped Barge  For  Convenient Loading  and  Unloading  For Information  .      ''.:',  WRITE, WIRE or PHONE  mim FtfEL and BARGE CO.  101 W. 1st AVE.  VANCOUVER  Fair. 2820 or Fraser 5512  i';  ^pm^���^���^���XIHH.iiix.hm.i^i^i  i^^aniUjJi Friday, November 29, 1946  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  iBBStas&BsiBCBBBSRBmnBmBm  EBaH3HC_____  THE RECONSTRUCTION department at Ottawa has reported that Canadian domestic  airlines were carrying in August  almost twice as many passengers  as a year ago and noted a general upward trend in all phases  of operations.  Figures, prepared by the air  transport board in co-operation  with the Dominion bureau of  statistics, showed that during  August, 76,000 passengers were  carried, compared with 41,000  in the same month. of 1945. The  figure is 11,000 higher than the  ,   July, 1946, total of 65,000.  Revenues    in    August    were  ,., $2,339,000  as   against $1,589,000  for  the  same month last year  and $2,213,000 in July.  \      Australia  reports  the  invention of a rifle that fires around  C  corners.  puoi-iagoprywiOOoooooooooQg  i  For   more   than   50   years,  \     UNION has served  the  coastal  communities  of  British Columbia with pas-  r senger   and freight  I transportation.  *  Daly sailings to Howe  Sound or Gulf Coast  points yi��a, JJnioji 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  Goods  for  Your Selection  SECHELT INN  Excellent Dining  Tea Rooms, soft d-rfnks.  light snacks. Roller Skating Rink, Friday evenings. 7-11 p.m.-���Dancing. Shows at the Pavilion.  ���  For - information, call or  phone Mr. R. S. Hackett at  Sechelt Store, or Union  Steamships, Vancouver.  WmSt  BQOeOQOOOQQQOQQOQOOOOQa  R.  CRICHTON HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  AS MENTIONED last week the  "Chinook" from Squamish  persisted the whole week, therefore, most of the folks, if not all,  stayed at home keeping the  fires going and filling up all the  cracks, etc., with weatherstrip.  For the oldtimers, thoughts reverted back to the winter of '21,  although the one of '42 was a  bad one as well.  * #    *  The Mount Sheer Branch 186  of the Canadian Legion, B.E.-  S.L., held a meeting at the  Townsite on Thursday, Nov. 21.  It was well attended and the  first after a recess of four  months. They plan to have an  election and initiation of officers  on Saturday, Dec. 7, which will  be attended by Jack Henderson,  the provincial president.  * *    *  Mrs. Denis Henshaw entertained Saturday evening, Nov.  23, at the home of her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Adamson.  The evening was spent in playing "goofy" whist, and by all  accounts it sure was that. Lila  ended the evening in serving a  delicious repast. Prizes were  won by Mrs. Rita North, Mrs.  Olive Baxter and Mrs. Gladys  Van Eynsbergen.  * . *    *  Also on Saturday evening a  few of the Legionaires met at  the home of "yours truly" for a  spot of bridge. Following in his  wife's footsteps, Doug North  took home first prize. Ask Lance  Maddess about his back-scratcher.  * *    *  The Beach Community Club  held their semi-annual meeting  Tuesday, Nov.^ 12. L. Harrison-  re-elected as . president; Geo.  Robinson, vice-president; Si  Simpson, secretary; and Basil  Fitzpatrick re-elected treasurer.  * *    *  Mrs. Agnes McDonald was  hostess to a number of friends  for bridge on Friday, Nov. 15.  I hear that Agnes wields no  mean hand when it comes to refreshments. Nettie and Ivy held  their end up by bringing home  the bacon���oli, pardon me!--  the chocolates and nuts.  * *    *  Tommy Fitzpatrick spent the  Armistice weekend with his  mom and dad (Doreen and Benny). He is attending school in  Victoria and is now a member  of the Sea Cadets.  We had a very pleasant surprise this week by a quick visit from Copper Mountain of the  McMynn's (Johnny, Alwyn,  Gayle and Johnny junior). It  was certainly grand seeing  them but their visit was all too  short.  * *    *  Jack Gillingham, son of our  retired chief accountant, was  the* guest of Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Deacon, this past weekend.  * *    *  %.   Mrs. Jeanette Wallis and Miss  Alice   Storey   entertained   six  tables   of  bridge  on  Saturday  evening,  Nov.   16.   By  all  accounts Jeanette and Alice' are  $ wonderful hostesses as well as  being   grand   nurses.    A   very  enjoyable evening was had by  y all   and   their   prescription   of  1 ^dainties   at   11:30   was   super-  Yduper. Prize winners were Mrs.  f Tom Robinson, Mrs. R. C. Hawkshaw,  Mrs.  Rod Blundell and  Mrs. "Bus" Vollans.  '���������*'''���.'���*'  Congrats to Bob Russell, he is  a grandfather once again.  Pearl (Mrs. Ralph Davis) his  eldest   daughter  had  a  bonny  GIBSONS LA$1DI$_��  Les  Peterson,  Correspondent  IN CASE there is anybody who  doesn't know it, that "Somebody - must - have-burned-the-  eggs-or-something" smell that  pervades the atmosphere these  mornings is of Port Mellon extraction, and not of local vintage.  Despite vigorous discredit, the  rumor persists that this morning an- ex-paperman now living  here punched his alarm clock  and started for the recovery  room. With a little help he  could probably have extracted a  goodly quantity of pulp or at  least some very interesting byproducts of same from the  morning air.  Not that the citizens of Gibsons feel anything but warmth  and respect for their neighbor  community.. But it is a sad  thing that the only communication between the two localities  has . to be via the Squamish  wind.  With bogus money the medium of exchange, there will be  bingo, whist, darts, crown and  anchor, raffles and other games  of chance at the Klondike Night  sponsored by the Canadian Legion at the School Hall on Dec.  23. Come early, ladies and gentlemen, and place your bets. A  son recently.   Grandpa is doing  well.  * *    *  Winter cometh, as we had our  first snow fall on Sunday morning, which was followed on  Monday and Tuesday by a  "Squamish Chinook". Those returning from town after the  weekend certainly knew it.  * *    *   .  We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to our friend and  teacher, Miss Lillian Mclntyre,  on her recent bereavement.  Well, this is it for this week,  so   cheerio.  good   supply   of   turkeys    and  geese is in order for prizes.  *    *    *  The Dec. 7 dance to be held  in the School Hall will be sponsored by the local Parent-Teacher Association. Here is your  opportunity to enjoy a dance  and a get-together with your  friends and at the same time  patronize one of the worthwhile organizations of the community.  Construction costs in Paris  and suburbs increased 360 per  cent between January, 1941,  and October,  1945.  She:    "I   hear   the   chief   of  police is going to try and stop  necking."  He: "I should think he would  ���a man his age."  It's Going To Be  WARM this  WINTER at  WAKEFIELD  A  Good  Cook Keeps  Our  COFFEE SHOP  Customers Well Fed  loopin _��  JAGCrfLdS  SER.I68  are ^T^*.. *"*  BoW09/lTooU *��*ted   4  number'- *���  TOMMY THOMAS  Radio and Electrical Service  SELMA PARK, SECHELT PHONE  Offer from Stock (subject to sale)  Gilson Gasoline Washers    Servel Kerosene Refrigerators  Queen Oil Burner  ��� $197.00  ��� $494.50  _ $63.$5  Domestic Forced-Draft Oil Burners (installation extra)  $68.50 and $72.50  Ideal Pressure Cooker (7 quarts) _  5-tube Stewart-Warner Battery Radios    4-tube Victor Battery Radios* (all wave)   4-tube Stromberg-Carlson Battery Radio    6-tube Stromberg-Carlson Electric, 110 volts.  4-tube Northern Electric, 110 volts.     5-tube Marconi Electric, 110 volts.    Marconi Record Players* 110 volts.     $34.65  $59.95  $51.00  $41.25  $46.45  $30.25  $43.95  $18.65  SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER   $39.95  NEW ELECTRIC TABLE GRAMOPHONES:  No winding, (a baby juke-box). Fine tone. _  MAIL ORDERS RECEIVE PROMPT ATTENTION  WRITE, PHONE OR CALL  TOMMY THOMAS  SELMA PARK,   SECHELT PHONE . Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, November 29, 1946  TENDERS for construction of the breakwater and mooring  floats at the Westview dock will be called within a  month, stated a letter received yesterday by James Currie,  secretary of the Wharf Committee, from E. P. Murphy,  Deputy Minister of Public Works, Ottawa.  In the same letter the Department disclaimed any responsibility for small boat losses sustained in the blow of Nov. 9  when 12 craft and a scow were beached and extensive damage was done to the tempor-  ary mooring facilities.  "With reference to your wire  of Nov. 12 to Mr. Cameron, former chief engineer of this department, reported upon the  beaching of 10 boats and a scow  on Nov. 10," stated the letter,  "I may say that apparently  these vessels had been tied up  to the temporary float in West-  view harbour.  "It is also understood that a  high wind was blowing at the  time, resulting in a strain being  placed upon this temporary  structure, which it was never  intended to withstand as its sole  purpose was to facilitate loading and unloading vessels in  that vicinity.  AT OWN RISK  "It must be pointed out in,  connection with the use of all  public structures that those  using such structures, do so at  their own risk.  "It was never intended that  this temporary float be used as  a boat harbor, particularly in  time of storm.  "For your information, plans  have been prepared covering  construction of a rubble-mound  breakwater and the provision  of 720 feet of floats inside same  Gibsons Shoe  Renew  MEN'S AND BOYS'  WORK  BOOTS  SHOE  REPAIRING  HILLTOP  CAFE and STORE  JUST  THE   SPOT  FOR  A SNACK  ....   Operated by  Carson-Peterson Trading  Co., Ltd.  GIBSONS  LANDING  which will provide an adequate  boat harbour.  "It is expected that tenders  for this work will be called  within the next month.  "There is no question of appeasement of any interests. It  is felt that the department  worked in the best interests of  all anS that the enlargement of  the plant, together with the increase in population, was simply  co-operative and worked to the  best interests of all."  Start Playground  HALFMOON BAY ��� Clearing  and draining of the new Community Hall and Playground  site is under way at Madeira  Park, Pender Harbour. Work  is being done by volunteer labor  and those who have already  taken part are Frank Lee, Bill  Scoular, A. A. Edwardson.  Others expect to take turns on  the project working each Wednesday and Sunday.  HALF MOON BAY  MRS. ALLAN Stewart left for  Vancouver Sunday to visit her  mother there.  Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sharp  and baby daughter have moved  to Vancouver where they plan  to make their future home.  Neil McLeod and Larry Sa-  voltanen had a successful day  hunting on Cecil Hill. They  bagged a four-point buck so  large it had to be halved before the boys could pack it out.  SCALDS ARM  HALFMOON BAY���Mrs. Ernie  Luthje accidentally scalded  her left forearm while canning.  She had previously sustained  crushed fingers when she caught  her right hand between two  boats.  ADDS TO SHOP  PENDER HARBOUR��� William  Spurrll, of the Pender Harbour Motor Machine Shop is  busy enlarging his business  premises. He has a new addition to his home under way also.  A CERTAIN B.C. man, who has  made a career of telling people how not to get fooled on the  stock market, has as his office'  slogan: "A safety vault does not  protect capital ��� only certificates."  Minton Mahsell, security analyst, advises investors on what  stocks are dependable and what  "sucker-bait." The enormous  number of Canadians who lose  money by buying shares in companies which eventually fold  up, or invest in stock which is  almost worthless, startled this  keen business man into preparing reports on just what the investment situation is in this  country.  "Circumstances surrounding  business often quickly change,  thus affecting the intrinsic  values and safety of securities,"  he points out. "Few investors  have the time or experience to  promptly sense these changes  and for this reason they are unable to establish the 'real value'  of their holdings."  IMPROVING SYSTEM  Among his recommendations  for improving Canada's system  of company promotion are that  all charters should be issued by  the federal. government, that  charters should permit either'  provincial or dominion operations, the province should receive a share of incorporation  fees,- company promotions and  operations should be brought  entirely under the Criminal  Code, there should be a complete  cleavage between brokerage,  promoting and underwriting  firms, and that brokers should  be treated solely as trustees  acting for buyers and sellers of  securities.  "Escrow shares," a Canadian  invention and unknown elsewhere, should be abolished, Mr.  Mahsell believes, for it is a system which unfairly prevents  prospectors from reaping their  just reward, whilst promotors  are free to make large profits  out of distributing "free stock"  and market operations. If the  venture proves disappointing,  those who took the only risks,  lose all.  "Why not adopt the British  Joint Stock Company Act?"  queries Mr. Mansell, "which  -means that a promoter arranges  with an underwriter to take, the  issue for a stated commission,  and then proceeds to distribute  it to the public."  LAWS INADEQUATE  Existent laws play right into  December 5 ��� Butter, B34;  Sugar - Preserves, S36; Meat,  M62.  December 12 ��� Meat, M63;  Butter, B35.  December 19 ��� Sugar-Preserves, S37 and S38; Meat, MS4.  December 26 ��� Butter, B36;  Meat, M65.  All sugar coupons in Book No."  5 expire on December 31.   Also  expiring December 31 are butter-  coupons B29 to B34; meat coupons M56 to M63, and all evaporated milk beaver coupons.  Martyrs to Illness  DENOUNCING fear, anxiety  and worry over health as  harmful, the department of national health and welfare, Ottawa, has issued a call to martyrs to illness to battle their ailments. Instead of "grinning  and bearing it," the person who  actually seems to enjoy being  an invalid should strive for bet?-  ter health, says a health officer,  pointing out that in many cases  such fear and worry is a form of  self-indulgence.  the hands of unscrupulous distributors he feels, and give  them full opportunity to trade  on the greed and ignorance of  the unsophisticated.  "This may be smart business,"  he opined, "but it is the kind we  can well dispense with. Scores  of past promotion schemes  would never have materialized  if we had a system of underwriting firms, who would never act  without thorough investigation."  The public should not be invited to take part in undertakings until after an individual or  a group have taken initial risks,  according to Mr. Mansell. He  points out that if. we adopted the  British Joint Stock Company  Act, we would save a lot of  grief and expense plus saving  the public from a host of promotion racketeers.  So let the would-be investor  take note of these words: "Investigate first, then invest."  RETENTION    of    the    natural-.  green color in canned peas���  an objective long sought after  by food packers���has been accomplished through a new technique developed by the American Can Company, it has been  announced.  The process not only does  away with necessity'of artificial  coloring, but produces a product  that approaches fresh cooked  garden peas in flavor and possesses full nutritional characteristics. The procedure will be  made available to Canadian  food packers on a royalty-free,  non-exclusive basis. .  The first government life- \  saving stations, which were just ���  boat houses, were erected along j  the coast of New Jersey in 1884.  Salt has become so scarce in  Uraguay that prices have jumped over 1,200 per cent in a few  weeks.  Sweden's oldest tree is a 2,000-  year-old   at   Rumkulla.     It   is \  undergoing extensive surgery to I  save it from decay..  ��� j  Italy's   wheat production   for i  1946   is   placed   at   224,080*000  bushels,   a   gain   of   68,880,000 >  bushels over last year's produc- \  tion of 155,200,000 bushels. \  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  GIBSONS  LANDING  Opposite   Post   Office  ���Wanted To Buy-���Livestock,  Live Poultry. All prices  quoted, wholesale and retail,  in ��� sac^orciarice with W.P.T.B.  Vi  tf  Ross Anderson  DRY CLEANING  SERVICE  SELMA PARK  A quick pick-up and delivery service from Hopkins Landing to  Half Moori Bay.  DROP US A LINE ��� SECHELT PHONE  i  T  ,' v  ii  ENDING  ���   ���  'Vi


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