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 - ��� ����  ^��yr  PROVINCIAL LIBRARY  VICTORIA  Serving a Progressive "��nd-^^jc_wiri&  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coastr  Covers "Sechelt, Gibsons Landing,  Port MeUon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines Landing, Half Moon Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams Landing, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  PUBLISHED  BY THE  COAST  NEWS,  T.TMWTin  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C. National Advertising Office: Powell Siver, S. C.  si'  Vol. II ���No. |l  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. Friday, March 28, 1947 5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  -lancee l@ses  eg  DAVID and Lois, convalescing- patients at the Junior Red  Cross Hospital for Crippled Children at Calgary, Alta.,  are helped with their cut-outs by Miss Holmes, V.A.D. The  Junior Red Cross operates hospitals for crippled children  in Alberta and Saskatchewan. In other provinces, the Junior  Red Cross arranges for cane for crippled children at established hospitals. Your contributions to the Red Cross Drive  help maintain this important service for children throughout Canada.  SHOW WINDOW OF THE WEST .. .  Vancouver Exhibition  Plans Fall Fair of  Wide Provincial Interest  BRITISH Columbia's - . future  farmers are . to play a vital  role at the Pacific National  Exhibition which resumes this  year from August 25 to September 1, inclusive, at Exhibition  Park; Vancouver,  y The more than 100 junior  farmer clubs in the ..province  will, not only play a commanding role in this year's new exhibition activities- but they are  also being given an opportunity  to plan for their future participation in the great international  show.  CASH PRIZES  Substantial cash awards are  being offered to the clubs which  produce'the best plans for a new  junior farmers building. While  actual construction will, not bis  possible'for a number of rea-���.  sons, iofar.as this year's exhibit ^  governments, fairs and exhibitions, universities, community  organizations, r u r a 1 leaders,  press and radio���to bend .every  effort in a co-operative spirit  for the best interests of our  rural young people. The proposed junior headquarters building at Exhibition Park will fill  a long felt need in providing  suitable accommodation for the  junior farmers at the Pacific  National Exhibition."  Sechelt Seeks  Two V.O.N. Units  SECHELT ��� V.O.N.,.- Auxiliaries  shbuldbe formed at Roberts  Fisherman Burns  To Death in Boat  PENDER HARBOUR ��� Albert  Hodson, 56, bachelor, was  burnt to death in his boat at  Popes Landing about 7 p.m.,  Monday. His boat was tied to  the float near Murdock's store.  Royal Murdock, proprietor of  the store, saw smoke coming  from the boat, and calling for  help, he rushed down to the.  float. Bill Hodson, Norman  Sleep, Bill Halliday and others  joined him.  They tried to get into the  cabin "but were unable to open  the door. With the use of an  axe they chopped and pried at  an opening in the roof of the  cabin. Flames burst through  the hole they made and with the  aid of a fire extinguisher they  fought hard to get the fire under  control. When they were able  to get inside the boat they found  Hodson's body lying on the  floor. Dr. Warner of St. Mary's  Hospital, pronounced him dead;  It is thought that.the fire was  started by Hodson when he was  filling a small burner with kerosene. The container he was  using might have been uncovered and an open flame was present. The case is being investigated by-Constable Jack Purdy  of the Sechelt cfetachment of  the provincial police.,y It is intimated that an inquest will be  held to determine how the fire  started. % -  SECHELT ��� Jack Taylor of  Doriston,: Sechelt' Inlet, visited  his;:fiancee,. Jessig Dalziel, at.  New Westmins��er*after the latter's motor accident; in which she  lost her right leg, /He found her  in a semi-conscious condition,  suffering from shock and loss  of blood.  The car crash'Which cost the  girl her leg, took place March  19 at New Westminster. Nineteen-year-old Jessie Dalziel,  3946 Elsom Avenue, Burnaby,  was severely injured in a collision at Twelfth Street and  Eighth Avenue. /, Five others  were also hurt in the two-car  crash. /,'-  The 23-year-old Vancouver  driver of one car; Kenneth Seaman, 2554 Cornwall* was charged following the ^accident with  dangerous driving*  Miss Dalziel hatl her leg amputated below t&e knee. She  also suffered lacerations to the  left leg and head injuries. Her  brother, James D��&ieli also riding in the car, was slightly injured and went' home after  treatment. il  Auxiliary Puts on  Amateur Night  ^tion-rs ^concerned,, 2_he ^project. A GreeTc ' aiid-r Gibsons   Landing -  at Sechelt, and remain an inde-  Albert Wats born in zN\  By CRICHTON HAWKSHAW  BRITANNIA? BEACH���On  Friday, Marchij 21, the Ladies' Auxiliary '/sponsored an  Amateur Night. A grand show  was put on by different members and groups in the community and thejv packed house  present enjoyed': the evening  very much.; (Boy,: it was jammed, too.) The program was as  follows: (1). "Diamond Sock  Minstrels", put otr by the Explorers Club. They^ were excellent. They ; sang four songs,  rp^*~-^cracked   some  good  jokes  and  official plans for expansion.  Shortage of essential ^building  materials and inability to conclude negotiations with government authorities are the chief  causes making immediate build-  ing work impossible. But these  also permit a valuable extension  of time in which to assemble  ideas that will make the building unique in international exhibition, circles.  It is intended that the junior  farmer building shall house all  these boys' and girls' exhibition  activities, care for their administrative needs, provide dormitory and washroom space, eating facilities, locker space and  also a sick-bay:. Details of the  novel and constructive contest  have been forwarded to all organizers of junior farm clubs  throughout y British . Columbia  and with the closing date for  _the competition set at May 31,  1947, reports indicate that the  youthful farmers are feverishly  collecting their ideas for assembly on drawing paper. And the  entries need not; look like the  work of architects either. The  main thing, officials state, is the  assembly:of. good ideas in an  /understandable form.  INFORMATION   AVAILABLE  Those clubs which might not  yet have received information  regarding the contest should  .���write" immediately to :Mr. Ben  Williams,,General Manager, Pacific National- Exhibition, Vancouver.  The new Pacific National Exhibition will be the show window of the Canadian west with  a "host of new-features to. attract  not only.British Columbians, but  visitors "from all parts of the  United States, Mexico, Central  and South America, and ' also  industrial and other' "exhibits  from those countries.  NEW ATTRACTIONS  Floor space for exhibits is being increased, also acommoda-  tion providing for the comfort  of visitors to the spacious  grounds. New attractions being  booked herald a brighter and  gayer carnival spirit than ever  before for the new Pacific National Exhibition.  Exhibition officials predict a  record attendance this year of  more than half a million people.  FOR JUNIOR FARMERS -y  The junior farmer is a key  figure in the plans for the new  Pacific National Exhibition.  "The permanent goal of the exhibition is the building of ��� a  greater British Columbia,"'  states Dr. J. C. Berry, chairman  of the junior farmer committee.  "The junior farmer is the producer of tomorrow. His progress is of vital importance to  all of us. He is the new British  Columbia. It is the -responsibility of all who support this  program���and this is a widely  representative group including  -the   provincial   and   dominion  pendent unit.  This suggestion from the Sechelt organization was discussed  at the annual meeting of Elphinstone V.O.N.  These auxiliaries would greatly benefit the communities in  Which they work when the  V.O.N, at Elphinstone cannot  assist the district due to the  nurse shortage.  Twice as many maternity  visits were made and. more  hours spent on duty with fewer  calls than last year, according to  Miss E; Forry. Nurses' salary  increase to $150 per month was  approved.  Following officers were reelected by acclamation:  Dr. A. M. Inglis, honorary  president; Rr Burns, president;  G. A. Marsden, vice-president;  Mrs. L. S. Jackson, second vice-  president; Mrs. E. Donaldson,  , secretary-treasurer.  Members of the board of directors are Mrs. E. Eades, Mrs. J.  T. Newman, Mrs. C. Arnold, Mr.  W. Fprtt, Mr. L. S. Jackson,  Mrs. A. "Gray, Mrs. R. Burns,  Mrs:-P. Ablett, Mrs. W. Berry,  Mr. S. Truman. Auditor for 1947  will be R. Telford.  By D. L. GREENHILL  THE LADIES of the St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary met at the  hospital on Friday, March 14,  for their regular monthly meeting.  Plans were completed for the  annual spring lea which is to  be held in the Community Hall,  Irvine's Landing, Saturday,  April 19. This promises to be a  grand social affair, drawing for  the prizes offered in the draw,  for which tickets are now being  sold, and what handsome prizes  they are too. The first prize is  a beautiful hand knit jacket, in  the palest pink baby wool with  large balloon sleeves. It is  lovely for a convalescent, or as  a summer wrap with a formal  dress. A bride would, I am  sure, be thrilled with such a  lovely gift for her trousseau, in  fact anyone would love to own  such a luuxry. It is boxed in  cellophane and is now on show  in-Murdoch's store, so be sure  and look for it when next you  shop, there.  Then the second prize is a $5  gift certificate so the lucky winner can select their own fancy.  The third prize is a fine coffee  Cory,, the grandest thing for  anyone who likes really good  Java. So there's bound to be  excitement when the winners  are announced on Saturday,  April 19; Canvassers . were  elected to call on residents here  for their help to put this tea  over big.  Tea . will be served by the  ladies, and there will be a  "white elephant stall"���what  fascination that will be, for  there are some really lovely and  useful "white elephants." Maybe some of - our friends whom  the canvassers cannot reach  have something they would like  to donate, if so, do send your  gift along to the secretary, Mrs.  A. A. Lloyd, Pender Harbour.  B.C.; it is for a worthy cause,  and will be much appreciated.  ^^Vtany of the ladies are busy  ftchhigyj 'and yymaking   aprons _,  book of 25 tickets for $2. We  are looking forward to seeing  some of our friends from "down  the line" more often now that  the "Gulf Wing" is operating.  Why not make a date to be  here Saturday, April 19.  City 'Blue Baby'  Operation Success  SECHELT ��� Eighteen-<year-old  Doreen Doyle, who underwent  the first blue baby type operation to be performed in Vancouver, is doing well at the  General Hospital, it is reported.  Her mother, Mrs. Dora Doyle,  a logger's widow, has been in  Vancouver with her for the  delicate operation, performed  two weeks ago at the Vancouver  General Hospital by Dr. Ross  Robertson.  Doreen is recovering slowly,  but to date her mother has been  her only visitor and just for a  few minutes at a time; The surgery will permit Doreen to lead  a normal life from now on,  something she has been depriv-  < d of due to a condition known  as "pulmonary stenosis," or narrowing of the channel from  heart tb lungs. She could take  only a limited part in the activities of other children because of her great difficulty in  breathing.  HANDICAPPED  ��� Partially bedridden since the  age of three, she could walk but  a short distance at a time. One  of the greatest tragedies caused  by her condition was being  forced to give up school in the  third grade. She has since  studied through correspondence  courses and with the operation  a success, intends to continue  that long-denied education.  Chief of the Vancouver General Hospital department, in  commenting   on   the  operation,  II*|lPf|ii&S^ ';^Wch_m^s<yanother. _step_in.  5lraS^^S��e'" working-on are bound -to    f?a surgical progress, said that  also.    The police are trying to  locate his sister in Vancouver.  Gibsons Wharf Work  GIBSONS LANDING ��� H. W.  Greenlees, Vancouver contractor, is making arrangements  to close the wharf here in about  10 days preliminary to tearing  down the present structure.  The work has been delayed  pending deliveries from four  Vancouver mills which are cutting timbers.  Rebuilt wharf will be 26 feet  wide, an addition of six feet.  Sidewalk with guard rails will  be five feet wide.  NEW POSTMASTER  SECHELT���Fred Willows, Selma Park storekeeper, has  been appointed postmaster upon  resignation of R. J. A. McGuin-  ness. . The new location of the  post office will be iat Mr. Willows' store. He will have Mrs.  H. Burke as assistant postmistress. The new office was ready  for business last week.  Grantham Couple Celebrate Their  Golden Wedding  nniversary  By JIM RENNIE  ON THURSDAY night, March  13, some 80 or more friends  of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Farrow  gathered in Granthams Community Hall to honor them on  the occasion Of their golden  wedding. The hall was nicely  decorated and in front' of. the  platform was a long table  gleaming white. The centrepiece was a three-tiered wedding cake encircled with four  silver, vases joined by a silver  chain and flanked by tall white  tapers in silver candlesticks. On  either side were silver vases  with daffodils, and at either end  of the table were, silver tea and  coffee sets. At one side of the  hall was a small, table with",  more silver and flowers; all  ready' for the happy couple to  sip tea and taste the wedding  -cake.  The cake was the product of  our well known, artistic trio,  Mrs. Douglas and Mr. and Mrs.  Les Steadman.  The^program of entertainment  opened withva:duet by Mrs.: Art  Alexander and Mrs. Clive Cornish, entitled y"The Anniversary"  Song," and a quartette composed of Messrs. Gibbs, Spencer,  Steadman and Rennie, rendered,  "When You and I Were Young,  Maggie" and other melodies.  Mr.   Dan  Fergiispn  had  his-  audience tappihjg their feet with  his Scottish selections played on  the melodeon and was- cheered  to the echo.  Mr. and Mrs. Jim Rennie sang  the duet "Huntingtower" or  "When Ye Gang Awa' Jamie,"  and somehow Jamie seemed to  think '"London Tower" had  something;to do with it-  Mr. Les Steadman in a most  dramatic .manner depicted the  adventures of two members of  the famed "Lions Club," and.  from the ensuing merriment one  could guess their address was  Granthams.  / A mixed quartette of the  previous songsters brought the  program to an end with "Mother  Machree" and "Put On Your Old  Grey Bonnet," . after which  lunch was served;-with Mrs. F.  Bushfield and. Mrs.>Neill Lowes  presiding yatthe tea table.  Mr. B,.-Parkinson made an  ideal chairman and Mr. Fred  Howlett in/presenting Mrs. Farrow with a beautiful-gold locket;  and chains and Mr. Farrow with  a pocketbook on behalf yof 1 all  those present, wished therii joy  and happiness. ,!>  Mr. anct Mrs. Farrow rather  shyly thanked all their friends  from Soames Point, Gibsons  Landing and Granthams and  remarked . that ,- the evening  would' be full of happy memories.  (3) Comet selections by "Cowboy" James Baiderson, accompanied by "Red" Verdesio. If  James keeps up the good work  he is doing now he will be a  leading performer in the near  future. (4) Solo by young Len-  nard Siggers, another star of  the future. (5): Musical selections by the Corn Huskers (A.  Proudfoot, J. MacDonald and  Bob Carter). They were very  peppy and the teen-agers hated  to see them leave the stage.  (6). The Ladies Aid starred  again by . putting on one of  their famous skits. "Thirty  Years Ago". Mr. N. McLeod,  Sr., was having such a nice  peaceful evening until all of his  relatives decided to pay a.- Saturday night visit; He seemed  to enjoy their musical evening  though, but couldn't quite  "take" the dance put on by his  young son and nephew. (7)  Duet by Mrs. Rv Fleming and  Mr. Wm. Adamson. (8): Mrs.  R. Wilkinson, monologue, "On  Being Cliniced". Wilkie had  quite a time with the stomach  pump and was certainly worried when she heard she had  to have her picture taken in the  nude, but still told "Mrs.  Smeltz" there was nothing to it.  (9) Mr. Gallagher and Mr.  Sheen by Legionnaires J. Newberry and V. Rice. Excellent,  and the audience did not wish  for   them   to  leave   the   stage.  (10) Musical duet (piano and  accoridion) by Mr. and Mrs.  Sven Anderson. The audience  could also have; settled. down  for the rest of the evening to  listen to them. (11) The Ladies'  Auxiliary came thirough at the  end with their skit, "The Problem Kids". They certainly were  a problem too and I bet Miss  Mclntyre is thankful that she  hasn't any Percy Baxter's etc.,  in her class. I believe "teacher"  Hill still has a headache. The  program was brought to a close  by singing God Save the King.  Our thanks to the Ladies' Auxiliary and all of the- good sports  in the community for the grand  show they put on for all of us.  TODAY'S Coast News appears  in a larger form than usual,  having had to accommodate an  advertisement 6f special interest, as well as in an effort to  ^catch up" on news items which  were unfortunately left out of  last week's edition.  We hope to be able to continue the regular handy size,  with an increased number of  pages if the splendid support of  readers, advertisers and correspondents shown during the past  month can- be maintained..  ^ir ||ive a lift to the wearer. Then  7qf course, there will be a sale of  horhecooking, we have to have  that, for several visitors come  especially for this sale. We are  very fortunate that there are  some really good cooks in Pender Harbour.  We also made plans for the  purchase of an electric food  mixer for St. Mary's Hospital,  as these are oh the "hard to  get" list we know it.will be  much appreciated. A new set  of shades for the sunroom at  the hospital were donated. After  all the business was cleaned up  tea was served by the hostesses  for the month, and everyone  felt we had had a very good  meeting. We now have a membership of over 40, and we still  would like to have more. The  meetings are held at the hospital every second Friday of the  month at 2.30 p.m^ We can arrange transportation if you  would like to join us, just drop  a line to the secretary. And if  you would like tickets for the  draw I mention they can be  obtained from Mrs. A. A. Lloyd,  Pender Harbour, B.C.; 10 cents  each, three for 25  cents, or a  Doreen's heart disability was  becoming worse up-to the time  of the operation.  SECHELT  DENIS Pierce of the Associated  Air Taxis, Sea Island, had a  busy time of it at Porpoise Bay  week ago Thursday and Friday,  transporting Norman Burley of  B.C. Fir & Cedar Co., and Ted  Osborne of the Osborne Logging Co.  Mrs. E. Fredrickson of Sechelt  Inn managed to get a ride as  far as Lambs camp and back.  E. Pearson, of the Coast News,  experienced his first plane ride.  In a one-passenger Fleet Canuck seaplane Norman Burley^  and Ted Osborne have an inter-"  est in this new air service. It  is expected that the announcement of the issuance of the new  charter will be given out soon.  Unclad models posing in un-  heated Paris studios are going  to get more pay for their work  "as soon as the model complains  of gooseflesh."  KELOWNA���Launching of the  second Okanagan Lake ferry  for use between Kelowna and  West Bank will take place in  about three weeks, Alan Cormack, construction engineer for  Yarrows Ltd., has announced.  Mr. Cormack is a brother of  George Cormack at Halfmoon  Bay.  Work has been under way  since the first week in January,  and the vessel, which will be  known as the "Lequime" in  honor of one of the early pioneers in the valley, is now undergoing finishing touches.  While no definite plans have  been received for the official  launching of the vessel, it is expected that Hon. E. C. Carson,  minister of public works, will  make an official announcement  next week.  Several B.C. cabinet ministers  are expected to be here for  the occasion. The vessel will  not be put into regular use until  after the trials are held. Powered by diesel engines, the trials  will take a week or more. It is  hoped that the 24-hour service  across the lake will be resumed  soon as the "Lequime" is ready  ior regular runs.  Sections of the ferry were  built at the Esquimalt plant of  Yarrows Ltd., and were shipped  by railway car to Kelowna  where they have been assembled.  'WHAT'S WRONG,  PENDER HARBOUR?'  Editor, Coast News.  Dear Sir���I would like to remark on the almost complete  absence of Pender Harbour  news and ads. Pender Harbour  is a terminus much the same as  Gibsons Landing, yet all the  little hamlets on the way seem  to warrant nearly half a column,  sometimes.  Pender Harbour and the denizens thereof must be truly perfect. Perhaps they do not advertise because they do not wish  to persuade people to spend  money they cannot afford.  They have a "beer parlor" and  :iii6~pewg?'y;,^  and apparently no sick people?  They have a lot of pretty wives  and nobody steals them? They  have bun struggling tea fights,  and no gossip? They have  "Carpy"  and his mandolin.  Truly this must be a Utopia.  In   other   words,   "What's   the  matter with Pender Harbour."  Hoping to hear more of Pender Harbour.   I am, truly yours,  G. S. Nott,  1039 E. 40th St.,  Vancouver, B.C.  GULF WING HITS  SUBMERGED SNAG  GULF LINES "Gulf Wing" had  the misfortune to cross a submerged snag on her Thursday  trip, s-damaging both propellers  and driveshafts. She was on  the northbound trip, and managed to make Halfmoon Bay  without trouble, discharging her  passengers there and arranging  for their immediate transportation to their various destinations; she returned to Vancouver without passengers, and  after repairs were effected was  able to resume regular schedules  at the end of the week.  Warble Grubs Cost Farmers Millions  Counttew millions of warble fly grubs have begun  their^ aimual cjampaign against beef mid dairy cattle in  Canada. Unless controlled by the application of rotenone  Agricultural Representative will advise on how to apply  the insecticide.   Power spraying machinery for applying  vau��*��. _u.ca.vuuw"   **    .... f j ii the wash is presently in short supply. "Orders for such  wash, or spray they will do many millions of��� dollars     machine    to be ^4 in 1948 s!louid be placed with the  SSi��^ manufacturers without delay.   Here is shown a power  l^t^^Skd^iuilhe next three months     The     sprayer being used to kill warble grubs and inset a  mwe^^^^a Experimental Farm or the County    warble grub which has emerged from the back of a cow. THE COAST NEWS  Friday, March 28,   1947  GIBSONS LANDING���Gibsons  ladies are tired of tearing  their nylons on blackberry  bushes along the main thoroughfares.   But the village corn-  Fred Bennett  Gibsons  Landing  Experienced  Finisher  and General Carpenter  9   ANYTHING  O  ANYWHERE  ,.:f ANYTIME  Tell Us  What Yon Want   ���  And Leave It To 17s  COMPLETE   SHOPPING  SERVICE  Business Commissions  Executed  Appointments���Reservations  All   Executed   in  Strictest   Confidence  Write,  Phone  or Wire  to  UN I VERSAL  Personal Services  Suite   3,   535   Homer   Street  Vancouver, B.C.  missioners   are   not   coming   to  their rescue.  Commissioners after discussing a resolution from the Ratepayers' association asking removal of the effending berry  bushes, decided the work should  be done by property owners  themselves. Funds for road  work and improvements are in-  suificient to cover this item. The  matter will be taken up with  the ratepayers.  In answer to ratepayers' request for zoning the commissioners argued that building  and improvements have gone  too far now to start zoning.  The area in question takes in  the main street and two streets  back. Commissioners thought  this area would all be commercial in time.  They assured the ratepayers  any obnoxious buildings such  as slaughter houses or tanneries  would be carefully investigated  before permits were issued.  Permits would be denied for  buildings considered against the  best interests of the community.  Water Commissioner W. Graham reported vandals had  driven seven large spikes into  the overflow water tanks. If  these had not been discovered  in time, the water supply system would have been ruined.  The culprits are unknown.  Mild pain killers such as  aspirin were the biggest single  items of medicine produced in  the United States last year.  This Week's Movie Entertainment  "GEORGE WHITENS SCANDALS"  Starring JOAN DAVIS ��� JACK HALEY  with Gen Krupa and Orchestra���Ethel Smith on the Organ  100 Scandals' Girls  RIOTIOUS LAUGHS ��� SWEET MUSIC AND GIRLS  IRVINE'S LANDING���Tuesday, April 1  SECHELT���Wednesday, April 2  ROBERTS CREEK���Thursday, April 3  NEWS CARTOON  FOOD SPECIALS  COCOA:   Neilson's,  Ts   29c  PEAS AND CARROTS:   20-oz.   15c  TURKISH RAISINS:   Lb.   24c  BLACK FIGS:   Lb. __T.  23c  COFFEE:  Malkins Best, Ts.   Lb.  43c  PEACHES:   20-oz.  2 tins 49c  SWIFT CLEANSER:   Tin ...  12c  CORN FLAKES:   Post, 8-oz.   3 for 25c  SERVIETTES:   Pkt. L_ f5c  KLEENEX:   Pkt.   15c  PEAS:   No. 5..  20-oz.  2 tins 25c  Hardware, Drygoods and Fresh Meat  Sechelt Service Store  E3=tT  Individual Watering  is no Problem  with a DURO Pump  Keeps fresh clean water before the Cattle  all the time . ���. when they want it.  PUMP water through your barn with the dependable DURO PUMP. Running water has  become a necessity on the modern - farm where  time and labour are so valuable.  The convenience  alone is worth the cost.          .'  JJMC0 .���-^-r-n-i  For modern Kitchen Fixtures and Fittings.  Designed for style and  utility. Visit us for complete information}^  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUR NEEDS, CALL  W^.:^mtiW9: PLUMBING  F. Muix  PHONE 8451  WESTVIEW, B. C.  Ed DeVili  ROBERTSXREEK'  By MRS. G. MaeKENZIE  SCHOOL !-BUILDINGS-  ross rrovirscia  (By  Jean  McLaren,  Roberts Creek)  THE 28th annual convention of  provincial Red Cross was held  February 20 and 21 in the May-  fair room of the Hotel Vancouver. The meeting was opened  by Admiral Mainguy, representing the navy and General  Plows for the army, both gentlemen thanking the Red Cross  for comforts, hospital supplies  and hospitality to the men of  the services. Admiral Mainguy  was a good speaker and very  much to the point.  Routine business and reports  were next dealt with and from  there one gained a larger and  more intimate knowledge of  Red Cross work.  The address of the convention  was to have been given by Doctor Stanbury on the blood plasma clinic, but owing to an accident he was unable to be present, and although this, the  greatest peacetime undertaking  of the Red Cross was dealt with  by various speakers, the absence  of Dr. Stanbury was greatly regretted and shortened the convention.  BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS  During the war the discovery  and development of blood  plasma was such an outstanding  contribution to the saving of  life that it was felt it must be  made available to the people of  Canada through the Red Cross.  After long and tedious negotiations between the provincial  Red Cross, the provincial government and the headquarters  council of Red Cross the first  blood transfusions and blood  plasma laboratory was opened  in the old Shaughnessy Hospital  on January 21, 1947, at a cost of  $180,000 and is believed to be  the first of its kind in the world.  The provincial government  paid for the remodelling of the  building and the Red Cross supplied !he equipment. When they  opened they had 733 bottles of  plasma and four hospitals in  B.C. are now receiving plasma,  the Vancouver General, St.  Paul's, North Vancouver and  one in Victoria. This service is  free but to enable the Red  Cross to continue this service  on the scale planned they expect  mobile clinics to visit all parts  of B.C. several times a year.  There is a.a donor clinic in the  basement of the old Hotel Vancouver *and donations are well  maintained. The next depot to  be opened will be in Toronto,  followed by one in Ottawa and  four more throughout Ontario.  Eventually it is expected that.  ed out that the Red Cross could  hardly be expected to refurnish  homes as some seemed to expect.  This correspondent was very  taken with Mrs. Mawer, both as  to appearance, ability and devotion to her, work. She is strikingly good looking with a wonderful personality. Her report  of meeting all trains with returning service personnel, hospital trains, and brides' trains  appeared like an almost impossible task. No incoming train,  day or night, was ever missed  in the seven years of war, and  when she told me that all Red  Cross worker's* went to and fro  on street cars or walked, it  seemed all the more remarkable.  It was only <jjn foggy nights or  mornings th&t call girls were  taken to theif homes in army  cars. It had! been agreed that  no worker would ever use their  own car.        y  y  Mrs. Goddard stressed the  continuance of all branch work.  She expects to attend a dominion council riieeting in March,  when new plans will no doubt  be formulated for the carrying  on of the work. She said a  great deal of common sense  must be used in the making of  all garments, and really no hard  and fast rules are laid down in  connection with civilian clothing.  She stated that Britain has the  first choice of all clothing, but  has been most unselfish in her  requests, preferring many times  to send it to the distressed areas  of Europe. The British feel that  this is one way-in which they  can do their share in preventing  another war in 15 or 20 years.  PENDER HARBOUR  THE INFANT son of Mr. and  Mrs. Ralphj Williams, Kleindale, born March 20 in St.  Mary's Hospital; Pender Harbour, is a much travelled young  man for his age. Mrs. Williams  and son travelled by plane to  Vancouver oh March 20 for  special treatment and returned  via the Gulf Wing on Sunday,  March 23. Mother and son are  doing nicely in St. Mary's Hospital.  *    *  , *  Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd I. Davis  and daughter Sharon have returned to Garden Bay to reside. Mr. Davis is being taken  into partnership with his father-  Eventually it is expected tnaty in_iaw> Mr. Harvey H. Sparling  all provinces will have depote^^-fte Gardeff^Bay Lodge" anH  except   Prince   Edward   Island     Cafe business.  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.  346V  where   it  can  be  easily  flown  upon request.  This work is the greatest  peacetime project ever undertaken by the Red Cross and will  require all the support, financially and otherwise, that the  people of the dominion can give  to it. When the work is completed there will be eleven  depots in Canada, equipped at a  cost of a million dollars.  In this connection Mrs. Goddard pointed out that between  four and five thousand dressings  1x1% will be required each  week and asked that all  branches who felt they could  make even a few hundred at a  time get in touch with headquarters.  OUTPOST HOSPITALS  Dr. Lamont, reporting for outpost hospitals, said there were  now four of these in B.C. and  three more were being planned  for; one on Stuart Island, one in  Terrace^ and one in northern  B.C. These hospitals have three  beds, a nurse and housekeeper.  When a hospital exceeds this  number you have the matter of  hours off, night nurses and such  matters as make them very difficult to. maintain.  There are 1,200 patients at  Shaughnessey, 108 at Hycroft  and some 80 chest cases at  smaller hospitals. TB patients  go to the General or Tranquille.  In the room they had an exhibit  of the arts and crafts, made by  the patients, which was quite  remarkable. Some of this work  is remedial and some occupational. It takes the . form of  knitting, weaving, woodworking, metal work, designing and  clay modelling. Just last week  they had a kiln installed and it  is hailed with delight by large  numbers who have taken up this  hobby.  These articles are never sold  by the Red Cross although they  believe there may be the odd  case where a patient disposes of  them. For the most part they  are given away.  One of the newest branches of  the work is to secure and train  swimming and athletic instructors to go to more remote parts  and teach children to swim and  take up physical training. This  is meeting with great success.  EMERGENCY RELIEF  The matter of what constitutes  emergency relief was brought  up. Commissioner Scott pointed out that in all cases of a  home being destroyed by fire or  flood or whatever cause; no  appeal for aid as it pertains to  clothing, food yor housing wouid  be denied. He stated that where  help was really needed it was  despatched as quickly as possible, even in some cases of  sending money for hotel accommodation until other arrangements could be made. He point-  Mrs. Jim Davidson has returned to her home after a short  stay in Vancouver, visiting with  her daughter Rose Mary Davidson.  * i  *      *  Friends will be glad to hear  that Dolly Edwards is slowly  improving from her recent attack of fever.  * *    *  Mr. Charlie Harris had a rush  trip Saturday to Vancouver Bay  to bring an injured man to St.  Mary's Hospital.   The patient is  improving.  * *    *  Mr. Steve Starvck, recently  injured at Britton River, has  been released from St. Mary's  Hospital and is returning home  to Vancouver to recuperate.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Ferguson  spent a few days at Garden Bay  Lodge.  * ?'*    *  Mr. M. McCallum paid his  monthly visit to Pender Harbour  last week-end and stayed at  Garden Bay Lodge.. Other  guests registered' were Mr.  George .Moore, Mr. L. A. Long-  acre of Lund, and Mr. W. J.  Allison of Vancouver. These  three men were timber cruising  near Egmont.  Mr. T. B. Stevens was in the  district,   representative   of   the  B.A. Oil Co.  * *    *  The basket social sponsored  by the Community Club in the  hall, Saturday night, March 22,  was enjoyed by all. Many attractive baskelfe were auctioned,  including one for the ladies that  was donated vby Mr. Charlie  Heide. A number of corsages  were noticed, made up of spring  blossoms by 'members of the  Auxiliary of s�� Mary's Hospital,  who are sponsoring a daffodil  tea in April.   |  *-���';*������    *.Z    .;  ThVmonthl^ meeting of the  Women's Auxiliary to the Canadian Legion will be held Saturday, March '29, in Superior  school at 1.301 p.m. - Important  business is .-. toy; be discussed.  Please try and attend.   Tea is  served by the members.  * i *.   * -'���'���'  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Duesnbury  and family are residing in Garden Bay. Also living in Garden  Bay are Mr' and Mrs. Bob  Cameron (nee-Helen Freeman).  On their return from the honeymoon friends (gathered to give  them a merry welcome home.  Music and dancing was enjoyed.  .*.*., ���:*"���' '"'..-���'.*  Mrs. Webber and two sons of  Garden Bay are visiting in  Vancouver and Hammond for a  while. Mr. Webber is the orderly at the hospital.  * *    *  Mr. R. A. Wassman stayed at  MR. AND Mrs. H. A. Edwards  spent a few days at the Creek  visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. Allen.  * *    *  Mrs. Henstrick and children  have left Roberts Creek to take  up residence' at Cloverdale.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Bradbury,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Sutherland, and  Miss Inez Reid were, guests of  Mr. and Mrs. W. C. McCullough  last week-end.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Edlund entertained at  afternoon tea on March 13.  Guests were Mrs. R. Chivers,  Mrs. C. N. Bourn, Mrs. E. Sand-  berg and Mrs. W. C. McCullogh.  * *    *  We are very glad to see the  Hubert Evans back at the Creek  after a long absence.  * *    *  The National Film Board was  at the Kewpie Camp with the  monthly pictures on March 11.  There was a large audience  out to enjoy the show and if it  increases, a larger hall will soon  become necessary.  * *    *  Joan MacKenzie had her first  violin lesson last Saturday and  Edward Shaw has started on the  guitar.  * *    *  Mrs. J. T. Newman, Mrs.  Couldery, Jeffery Newman,  Roddy MacKenzie and myself  spent a very pleasant evening  on the 14th with Mrs. A. M.  Lowe puttering in her pottery.  The pottery we turned out will  certainly   be   masterpieces   (to  us!).  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Currel spent a  week at their Roberts Creek  home recently.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barnes  are - spending    part    of    their  honeymoon at Roberts Creek.  * *    *  Bill Coughlin spent a couple  of days at the  Creek between  cruising trips.  * *    *  Mrs. C. E. Coughlin is visiting  her daughter and sonrin-law.  * *    *  The entertainment committee  of Roberts Creek Improvement  Association is planning a social  evening for April 11. The following week the annual meeting will be held.  THE departments of education  and extension at U.B.C. will  sponsor a three-day conference  on school buildings, grounds  and equipment from April 10  to 12 at Acadia Camp, it has  been announced by the president's office.  Purpose of the conference is  to provide assistance, through  lectures and discussions, to  school boards of. the province  now faced with programs of  school building.  Special speaker for the meeting will be Dr. F. W. Hart, from  the University of California. Dr.  Hart is a recognized authority  on the subject of school buildings. He has been a consultant  on many school-building projects, the latest of his surveys  being made for the states of  Washington and Oklahoma.  Many other experts will take  part in the conference. These  include: Col. F. T. Fairey,  deputy minister and superintendent of education; Mr. H. L.  ,Campbell, assistant superintendent and chief inspector pf  schools; Mr. Harry Jones, director of technical education, and  Mr. E. Lee, "director of physical  education and recreation.  CONFERENCE   PROGRAM  All features of the school-  building problem will receive  attention at the conference. The  program will include, besides  topics mentioned above, the  , school as a community centre,  the school building survey, the  planning and layout of a school,  the auditoriums, playgrounds,  gymnasium, offices, by-laws and  bonds, maintenance, shops,'  home' economics laboratories,  cafeterias, heating, ventilation  and lighting. Ample time will  be set aside for discussion.  A display of pictures, blueprints, models and materials  will be arranged for the meeting.  School trustees, inspectors,  members of the Parent-Teachers  Associations, principals and  teachers are invited to the conference. A fee of $3 for the  full conference or $1  for each  half-day session will be.charged  to defray part of the expenses.  For those'wishing it, room and  meals will be provided by the  University at a charge of $3 per  day.       >  Further information may be  obtained from the department  of university extension, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.  WILLIAM Greenlees has been  awarded the contract for  wharf reconstruction at Gibsons  Landing, for a tendered amount  of $61,210.  Poet s G  orner  TRAMP STEAMER  She's just a tramp, a greasy  .   tramp  With face as black as sin,  But she has got a sailor's heart, -  ��� Andyne andheiufirg. kin. |  For we have sailed the seven  seas,  Our heads held high in pride,  And we have taken fierce  delight "  In bucking wind and tide.  She's just, a tramp, a tired old  tramp,  The years have left behind,  But she has got her memories,  . Like others of her kind.  And now she's coming home to  stay,  It isn't hard to know  Her brave old heart will break*  in two,  As mide did long ago.  'Arry 'Obbsj  Pender Harbour.  Garden Bay Lodge while discussing plans for the new quarters at the St. Mary's Hospital  with Mr. A. Dingman and Mr.  Schooler. If you are planning  on a donation the sooner it is  sent to the society the quicker  action will be taken for the laying of the corner stone.  * *    *  Mrs. Al Lloyd and daughter  have   returned   home   after   a  short visit to Vancouver.  * * ��� *  - Mr. and Mrs. W. Cochrane  and daughter of Texada Island  are visiting friend in Vancouver.  Mr. Cochrane owns and operates a logging camp on Texada  Island.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Al Brooks have  purchased a home in Vancouver  and have moved from Garden  Bay. Mr. Brooks has a position  with a firm in Vancouver.  Visit Our  Upstairs Department  and see our  HIGH  GRADE  CHINAWARE  Good Variety of  MEN'S SPORTS CLOTHING  Excellent Qualities in a Large Assortment of  FURNITURE  If you don't see what you are looking for, ask us  .'������;.���   and we wi I lydo pur best to get it for you.  SUNSET  HDWE  GIBSONS LANDING  The government of Peru is exploiting a rich new oil field on  the slopes of the Andes.  I  Special Easter Sailings  M.V. Gulf Wing  VANCOUVER ���SECHELT��� PENDER HARBOUR  Thursday, April 3rd  Lv. Vancouver    ~~ ��� 6:15 P.M.  Ar. Sechelt    __. . .... 8:30 P.M.  Ar.  Pender   Harbour   ____._:  10:15 P.Mx  Friday, April 4th  Lv.  Pender   Harbour __��� 8:00 A.M.  Lv. Sechelt    ,  10:00 A.M.  Ar. Vancouver  12:15 noon  Lv. Vancouver   .* ���:~���   1:00 P.M.  Ar. Sechelt  .'__ .     3:15 P.M.  Ar.  Pender  Harbour     5:00 P.M.  Saturday, April 5th )   ___.-���,_/.,���_.*��,_��_.#��.'���  e    j       a    ������ __..l    Y REGULAR SAILINGS  Sunday, April oth    ) .  Monday, April 7th  Lv. Vancouver _.__     9:30 A.M.  Ar. Sechelt   ...... .   11:45 A.M.  Ar.  Pender  Harbour ...1:30 P.M.  Lv.  Pender .Harbour  :_____.     1:30 PM.  Lv. Sechelt  '.     3:30 P.M.  Ar. Vancouver  _. _______ ___    5:45 P.M.  GULF LINES LTD.  M. V. "GULF WING"  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay  ROUTE No. 2  NORTHBOUND  Lv. Vancouver _.���_~r  Ar. Sechelt _.���_..__..____  Ar. Halfmoon Bay ._~  Ar. Pender Harbour*  Monday  No  Sailing  Northbound  Tuesday  9.30 a.m.  11.45 a.m.  12.30 p.m.  1.30 pan.  Wednesday  9.30 a.m.  11.45 aon.  12.30 pan.  1.30 p.m.  Thursday  9.30 a.m.  11.45 aon.  12.30 pan.  1.30 p.m.  Friday  5.00 pan.  7.15 p.m.  8.00 p.m.  9.00 p.m.  Saturday  1.00 p.m.  3.15 p.m.  4.00 p.m.  5.00 p.m.  Sunday  11.00 a.m.  1.15 p.m.  2.00 pan.  3.00 p.m,  * NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will be made   al Irvine's Lndg., Garden Bay- Madiera Park  SOUTHBOUND  Sunday  Lv. Pender.'___..  Lv. Halfmoon  Lv. Sechelt _i  Ar. Vancouver  Monday  No  Sailing  Southbound  Tuesday  1.30 p.m.  2.45 pan.  3.30 p.m.  5.45 p.m.  Wednesday  1.30 p.m.  2.45 p.m.  3.30 p.m.  5.45 p.m.  Thursday  1.30 p.m.  2.45 p.m.  3.30 p.m.  5.45 p.m.  Friday  No  Sailing  Southbound  Saturday  8.00 a.m.  S.00 a.m.  9.45 a.m.  12.00 noon  Trip  7.00 a.m.  8.00 a.m.  8.45 a.m.  10.45 a.m.  -  No.  ���':-���!.--v* :���������'������'  3.00 p.m.  4.15 p.m.  5.00 p.m.  7.15 p.m.  For information please call MA. 4655 or MA. 7039  Ferry Wharf, ft. Columbia St. vy Vancouver, B.C.  Route No. 2 Schedule effective February 21st until further notice. by the KILOCYCLE SLEUTH  CHANGES  Already the powers that be  are lining up the list of summer  replacements for Current series  performers . . . and already  they have made their minds up  to yank some of the programs.  "Maizie" will exit come March  28 with no show set to follow.  . . . Eddie Duchin will finish out  his set but may not return in  the fall . . . others due to leave  the air this month are the "Pot  o' Gold" airer, "Sparkle Time"  and the Eddie Bracken show.  Latter will be replaced on March  30 by the "Tony Martin Show."  Program will star Tony Martin  as singing emcee, supported by  songstress Evelyn Knight, Victor Young's orchestra, announcer  Jimmy Wallington, and top-  notch guest comedians. Bob  JHope will guestar on the send-  off, with Eddie Cantor set for  second stanza. Time will still  be 6.30 on CJOR-CBS. April 6  will see Corliss Archer back  once again in the Campbell  Room. Hildegarde winds up  her current effort on March 30.  "Hollywood Star Time" moves  from its present Saturday slot  to Thursday at 7.30 for a one-  night stand on March 2.7th. Bob  Hope will guest for that evening  which will be show's finale. . .  "Man Called X" is slated to take  over the following week. Also  fading is "That's Finnegan."  HIT PARADE MOVES  One of radio's oldest and most  popular programs, "Your Hit  Parade," will return to the  NBC network on April 26 . . .  program will be cut'to 30 minutes and probably will be limited to the top seven tunes of the  week. Not known if Andy Russell will stay but seems likely he  will.. . . Mark Warnow will still  lead orchestra . . . time will be  6 p.m. with no later airing as at  present.  RAMBLING  There's a new voice each  Tuesday night at 79 Wistful  Vista . . . Fibber and Molly have  a new maid, Lena. "She," or  rather, he, is Gene Carroll . . .  has a background of 12 years in  vaudeville and 21 years in radio,  so feels right at home with the  rest of the cast. . . . Screen star  Jane Russell has joined the Kay  Kyser program as featured  vocalist. She broke into radio by  novel means. She listened to  almost every record Kyser ever  made and learned to sing many  of his arrangements... . .-then  asked him for ah. audition . . .  : after hearing her sing but eight  \bars he signed her for-;a guest..-  ?shot . . . response was so good"  Kyser awarded her a long-term  contract.  CANADIAN ADVENTURES  Two of' Canada's best known  story tellers, Gregory Clark and  Gordon Sinclair, combine their  talents in an unusual radio  show "Adventure Assignment"  over CJOR each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5 p.m.  . . . "The Money Makers," Roy  Ward Dickson's $1,000 . prize  quiz show, has switched to Mondays at 9 . . . the move provides a ful^hour of question and  answer entertainment' for CKWX listeners as "Twenty Questions" occupies the 9.30 slot...  8.30 is the time "Reserved for  Drama" on CKWX. . . . "Hollywood Radio Theatre" starts the  week on Mondays; with "'The  Adventures of the Falcon" on  Tuesday; "Count of Monte Cris-  to," Wednesday; Basil Rathbone  in "Scotland Yard," Thursday;  the star-studded "Family Theatre" on Friday, and the "Mysterious Traveller" rounding out  on Saturday. . . . Reo Thompson's "Off the Record" has become such a favorite with popular music fans that it has been  expanded and now runs from  3.30 to 4.55 each afternoon . . .  also extended is "Hits for the  Missus," heard each morning  from 9.15 to 10.30 . . both on  CKWX... . . Also highly recommended are "Stage. 47," a dramatic series heard Sundays at  5.30 on CBR, and "Smoke  Rings," a musical half-hour  heard Fridays at 6.30 on CJOR.  LOOKING BACK  Glancing back to the 1936  files, it is interesting to note  that Burns and Allen were high  on the list of favorite comedians,  . . . Jack Benny had Johnny  Green for his ork leader and  stooge ... Rubinoff had a 33-  piece orchestra . . . the late Ben  Bernie did a socKo guestar stint  with Eddie Cantor . . .Cecil and "  Sally were going strong as a  coast serial. . . the First Nighter  program, with Don Ameche as  star, had moved to Hollywood,  as Ameche had signed to do pix  for- 20th Century . . . studio  didn't think Ameche's name-  suitable and wanted to change  it, but sponsor nixed idea! .  Freddy Martin ^Vas playing at  the. Aragon iH Chicago, while  Ted Lewis had just movedout  of the Coconut Grove in L.A.  . . .-Bob Burns was a hit on  Bing's Music Hall.  NO MUSIC  Ordinarily contestants on  "Take It or Leave It," who  choose- No. 1 category, need at  least a couple of, bars of even a  well-known song before they  can identify it (more if Baker  plays the selection). This was  the experience of a recent contestant until she got to the.$64  question ... three knocks on  a door and before the ork had a  chance to go into their arrangement ��� she guessed it. The  tune???   Are you kidding???  STARDUST  Al Jolson has waxed his tune  "The Anniversary Song," and  backed it with another fave,  "Avaloh" . . . Louis Jordan and  his Tmypany Five have "Let  The Good Times Roll" plus  "Ain't Nobody Here But Us  Chickens" . . . for music-comedy  lovers there's an album of songs  from "Roberta" done by Kitty  Carlisle, Alfred Drake, and  others, with music by Harry  Sosnik . . . for those who like  the soft, dreamy style of the  islands, try the Les Paul Trio's  album, "Hawaiian Paradise."  Tommy Dorsey asks the popular  question: "How Are Things in  Gloccamorra?" . . . Phil Harris'  latest poses the musical query  "Where Does It Get You in the  End?" . . . Buddy Clark's swell  rendition of "Linda" is backed  by another lovely tune "Love is a  Random Thing." . . . Elliot Lawrence's fine band pairs "They  Can't Convince Me" with "Let's  Put Our Dreams Together."  . . . Sinatra has "I Gotta Gal I  Love," with the flipover "That's  How Much I Love You" ... well,  we didn't know! ;.. Gene Krupa  jives up an oldie long-hair tune  "Valse Triste" and backs it with  "Opus 1" . . . Frankie Carle has  recorded his "Roses in the Rain"  and put "You Are There" on the  other side.  RECORD DUST  Sinatra is back again with  "Why Shouldn't It Happen To  Us" and VI Want to Thank Your  Folks." . . . Dinah Shore goes  slightly hillbilly with the assistance of Spade Cooley's ork,  and sing "Heartaches, Sadness  and Tears" . . . backing is the  ubiquitous "Anniversary Song,"  a truly lovely number if ever  we heard one. . . . Les Brown  HALF MOON BAY  By MRS. R. MOSIER  MR. AND Mrs. E. F. Claydon  have received word of the  birth of their second grandchild, a boy, born to Mr. and  Mrs. George Claydon of Hamilton, Ont., on St. Patrick's Day.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lunn of  Vancouver have been at Redroofs for the past week. The  Lunn's new home is now under  construction, with the foundation in and the walls ready to go  up.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Ken Flummerfel  ���.and son Jimmies ace welcomed  back to the Bay by their many  friends here. They have moved  into the house formerly occupied by the Gardner family.  Ken is driving one of the McKenzie logging trucks.  * *    *  Among'the many friends who  attended the housewarming  party at the beautiful new home  of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gibson of  Silversands on March 14 were  Mr. and Mrs. Tho. Beasley and  Mr. and Mrs. J. Sutherland.  * *    *  Visiting in Vancouver during  the past week were Mr. Charlie  Trigg, Mr. Joe Head, Mr. Tho.  Beasley and his son David, Mr.  George Fiddler and his son Ronald, and Mr. H. Tait.  * *    *    *  Mrs. W. Meikle of Welcome  Beach returned home Friday  after a four weeks' stay in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. Gordon Flavelle and his  daughter Sidney were visiters  to the camp for a few days last  week.  * *    *  Mr. Stirman of Welcome  Beach had his daughter-in-law,  Mrs. Stirman Jr. and her friend  Mrs. Hunter : as guests the past  two weeks.  * *    *  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Lyons of Redroofs over the  week-end were Mr. and Mrs. H.  Asquith and daughter Sally, and  Mr.  D. McDonald,  all of New  Westminster.  * .*    *  Miss Laverne Anderson of  Burnaby was the week-end  visitor of, her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. F. Kolterman.  .*.   *    *  Also here for the week-end  were Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Edmunds of-Vancouver.  * *    *  Stewart Alexander was home  from Vancouver College for a  few days; also Bobby Kilgour,  who visited his grandparents,  Mr. and Mrs. J. King.  "THE COAST NEWS  Friday, March 28, 1947 3  DID YOU EVER STOP  TO THINK?  Meats Makes  the Meal!  Every housewife knows.  She builds her meal  around the meat.. For a  good selection, buy with  confidence at . . .  KENNETT'S  MARKET  .:,.yyi   ....  Gibsons Landing  PLAN ENTRIES NOW/  PACIFIC NATIONAL EXHIBITION,  EXHIBITION PARK,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Please  send   me further information.   I am   planning   entries   In   exhibits  checked below :  ��� Industrial Exhibit. Q    Livestock Exhibit.  ��� Horticultural Exhibit. [~j   Home Arts Exhibit.  |   |    I am interested In��� ,   The blue-ribbon show of British Columbia's achievements���the  outward symbols of the province*! greatness in material and  domestic resources���is the Pacific National Exhibition.  This summer for the first time since 1941, the gates of Western  Canada's biggest industrial, agricultural and fun-cultural event  will swing open August 25 ft Exhibition Park.  After 5 war years the homespun realnesa of the fair becomes  part of your peaceful, everyday living.  Your new PNE���Gneda's show-window on the Pacific���will  play host to over half a million people.  Your new PNE will feature a bigger and better super carnival/  the midway will splash with color and ring with laughter... a  galaxy of diversions to amuse you.  If you are planning industrial, agricultural or livestock exhibit*/  entries in home arts, handicrafts or photography; if you plan  entries for hobby show, dog show, poultry show, beauty  contest, band competition, or for any of the hundred ��nd one  other exhibits, write today for the big PNE prize list.  This is your exhibition .. . don't delay ... plan your exhibits  NOW!  Plan to come and have fun.    . 4 THE COAST NEWS  Friday, March 28,  1947  fehc (Soast News  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  Sxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Jotices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  FOR SALE  BRED SOWS and weanling pigs.  R. Hinsche, R.R. No. 1, Gibsons Landing. 35  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  FOR SALE  DRAG SAW, like new.   Apply  Charlie Harris, Irvines Landing. 33  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.  FOR SALE  MODEL "A" iy2~ton truck,  duals, overload springs, 4 new  tires, Warford drive, 10-ft. deck,  A-l condition. Licensed ready  to go. Take trade. See Dick  Kline at Wakefield Inn, Sechelt.   33  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  WANTED  TYPEWRITER  in  good  condition.   Walker Brothers, Selma  Park. 32  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.  L  HARRY'S SHOE  RENEW  Complete Shoe Rebuilding  Scissors and Knives  Sharpened  H. REITER  Madeira Park  THE  Sea Breeze  Beauty Parlor  Gibsons Landing  is able to offer you a com-  (   plete .line of beauty services at prices to suit the  family budget.  ��� Machine Permanents  ��� Cold Waves  ��� Haircuits  ��� Scalp Treatments  ��� Finger Waving  ��� Individual Styling  Operator���Elsie Innes  FOR SALE  HAND MODEL V-bottom 20'x  5'6" runabout, 7/s" cedar  planking, teak trim, brass shafting and propeller, bronze rudder, 12-gal. copper tank. Reasonable price. Aply Box B,-  Coast News. 32  FOR SALE  1929   MODEL   A   coupe,   good  condition, ceiling price.    Apply  J. E. Sherritt, Ritchey's Camp,  Middlepoint, Halfmoon Bay. 32  FOR SALE  GIBSONS Landing, opposite  post office, 1 acre corner lot,  for business project, 2 houses  and sheds. Apply 2316 Graveley  St., Vancouver. 32  PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEM  A NEW public, address system  and record player, suitable for  dances, parties or meetings, may  be rented at reasonable rate.  Phone or write W. A. Morrison,  Rockwood Lodge, Sechelt.       32  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES, MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  doi Quality  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  SHOP by MAIL  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  Gibsons Landing  School News  By ELSIE  KORHONE  ON MONDAY, March 17, our  high school had Miss Clarke  as speaker. During the war  Miss Clarke was an overseas  nurse, doing work, in Italy and  other Allied fronts facing the  enemy. Miss Clarke is now the  assistant supervisor of the Junior Red Cross, on whose behalf  she spoke to the school.  Miss Clarke informed us that  the Junior Red Cross is the  greatest youth organization in  the world, made up of students  from all grades in primary and  high schools. She also told us  of the thousands of dollars that  are spent towards aid' for the  people of all countries. The Red  Cross extends its hand to them.  Miss Clarke also showed us pictures and pamphlets from  foreign countries who were  sending their thanks to the Red  Cross.  Gibson's Landing Elementary  School may soon be seen on the  screen. During a recent filming tour of the peninsula by the  National Film Board, shots  were taken of our school. We  hope to see these films sometime in the near future when the  National Film Board will be  showing movies in this district.  WHAT'S BUZZIN'?  First of all we wish to welcome a new student to Gibson's  High School, John Evans. John  attended our school a few years  ago. We're glad to see you come  back. Good luck to you here,  John.  Notice the batting averages  going up for baseball with our  "playboy" Ian McAdie up to  bat so much lately. Let's take  it easy on the baselines, Slim.  They're beginning to look more  like trenches'every day!  Talk about "Babe" Ruth, just  take a look at Mr. Elliot hit that  ball. He's really giving the fellows in his class some -good  points as well as practice in  pick-ups, pitches, etc., in soft-  ball. Nice catching there Les.,  Jackie and the rest of you fellows!  "Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  ^ RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  ic GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:  Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  * FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B.C. ��� Phone 230  Q.N THE ROAD TO PORPOISE BAY  there are LOTS not out of the way  IN PRICE NOR LOCATION  These are the choice lots in the Union Steamship  Subdivision at Sechelt.^  Only a few minutes' walk to stores, post office,  bus line, and wharf.  Don't delay in making your choice.  Call  E. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Halfmoon Bay  or  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West Pender  Vancouver, B.C. PA3348  For You. Protection...  There are Drug Stores!  Often referred to as "The Dispensary of Indispens-  ables". They are licensed by law to dispense  prescriptions, all types of medications and related  merchandise such as: vitamins, cosmetics, personal hygiene and feminine hygiene products.  Drugs are the most highly specialized merchandise on the market. They were never meant to be,  and cannot safely be sold anywhere and everywhere. They belong in drug stores; the^ stores that  are licensed to dispense them; the stores that sell  them under the supervision of an experienced,  registered pharmacist. When it comes to drugs  there are two men who know them. The doctor is  1 ��� trained . to prescribe them. The pharmacist is  trained to compound and dispense them. Be safe.  Be sure.   Be certain .... :  BUY DRUGS FROM A DRUGGIST  Lang's Drug Store  GIBSONS LANDING  By   LARRY   STEWART  ��  THIS WEEK brought another  brand new little newcomer to  our community. Mr. and Mrs.  Stan Wallis became the proud  parents of a baby girl on March  16.    Congratulations.  * *    *  The engagement was announced in Victoria, March 23,  of Dora Winnifred, youngest  daughter of Mr., and Mrs. William C. Mainwaring to Dr, F. W.  Tysoe, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.  E. Tysoe, Gordon Head, V.I. Dr.  Tysoe has been our local doctor  for the past two months and  the   wedding   is   to   take   place  early in June.  * *    *  The C.G.I.T. group, under the  leadership of Mrs. Gordon Stewart, were hostess at a banquet  in the Townsite United Church,  March 21. The guests were the  mothers of the group members,  the Explorers, mothers and leaders, JVErs. Currie and Mrs. Mark-  lin, the teachers of the Sunday  School, Rev. and Mrs. McKay.  Miss Patmore, district secretary  of the C.G.I.T., was guest speaker.  India being the present study  of the group, the members were  attired in costume representing  the dress of India.  President Mary Scott, as  toastmaster, proposed the toast  to the King. The toast to the  church was proposed by Gwen  Wells and the reply delivered  by ReV. McKay. Marget Leret  proposed the toast to the  mothers with Mrs. Wells making the reply.  On the lighter side of the evening, Patsy Hamelin recited the  poem, "Mother." The gathering did their best in a general  sing-song and the evening was  brought to a close with a short  humorous skit by Gwen Wells  and Donalda Stewart.  * *    *  The Ladies' Guild sponsored  a telephone bridge and whist on  March 22. It was the first held  for some time and was well patronized by the community.  There were twenty tables of  bridge and five tables of whist.  Mrs. K. Mikkila, Mrs. C. Sherriff, Mrs. P. Billwiller, Mrs. C.  Roper, Mrs. G. Scott and Mrs.  F. Hatt lent their homes for the  bridge players, while the whist  was played at the homes of  Mrs. A. Dawe and Mrs. S. Mat-  tin.  Mrs. Hatt and Mr. H; Bennett  boasted top scores in bridge,  and Mrs. Bishop and Mr. Franks  won the whist honors.  GRANTHAMS  LANDING  By JIM RENNIE  Mr. and Mrs. Pateman are  back with us again after a winter spent in the far north and  report that "Dickie" scans the  "Coast News" for all the Granthams tid-bits and is looking  forward to spending his holidays here.   ...  ��   ��� *    *    *  Another interesting visitor  for a few hours was Mrs. George  Cresswell,, all the way from  New Zealand where she spent  the winter with her husband  and family. They all enjoyed  the sea voyage and the interesting ports of call, and found the  country most interesting but  consider conditions in Canada  more to their liking and are  glad to be back home again.  ..:. *-   *'*���.''  Group Capt. "Ernie" McNab,  D.F.C., with Mrs. McNab and  baby, and Mrs. McNab's mother,  Mrs. Hiiycke, have arrived from  Vancouver. Capt. McNab is on  furlough pending "transfer to  an eastern command.  *    *    *"  Mrs. Riley 6f Vancouver will  be the guest of Mrs. Neill Lowes  for a few days.  Mr. Frank Henderson is here  to get his garden in order and  make repairs to his irrigation  system.  Mr. and Mrs. 15. Swanson  have completed the decorations  on their house and from the  road it looks a work of art.  Women and houses sure respond  to the artistic touch.  George Bell  PAINTER and  DECORATOR  Granthams Landing  aterfront Loi  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.  S42 West,Pender Street,  Vancouver. B.C. PA. 3348  Spring Time is  Paint Up Time  Let us fill your requirements in paints and  varnishes, enamels and  wall finishes.  CITY PRICES  Union Steamship Store  SECHELT  Inquiries Invited  ���Xi'tiX     J\tir     il ?.;-*     y^-j      ('���       -Z'i.   '^���i;YVc<;j(i>>     !.: .      ! I i.< r*. ..->"<! "  J..  and  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  OF ALL KINDS  Roll Roofing  Building Papers  Insulation  Materials  of all types.  Sash and Doors  GOOD SUPPLIES  .  ��� Hardware  ��� Gyproc, Masonite  ��� Asphalt Floor Tiles  ��� Brick-type Siding  ��� Cedar Plywood  PROMPT  DELIVERIES  SPECIAL  Corrugated Wall Board  4x8 sheets.   Each ___���_______-l____--_���_____.. 75c  j   20-pcs. 32"x96", crated.   Per crate ... $10.00  D.LUEI1)  Lumber and Supplies Ltd.  5842 Fraser Ave.. Vancouver, B.C.  Phone FRaser 1437  "Any other suggestions in the box, besides those  wanting I should drop dead?"  naasBissffi  twmcroR  It  -and he says the nicest things!���he said my voice  was sweet as ajuke box and my eyes sparkled like the lights  on a pin ball machine!"  Doctors��$foulih&n, Snodgrass and myself are <rf the  fopinion^thatH;his>oiife is the bad little piggieI"  N       ^ RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W. G. Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  Br. 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  Beasley's  General  Merchants  *  We Have a Good  Selection of  General  Electric Radios  Standard Oil  Products  BUS STOP  HALFMOON BAY  BR9TANNIA BEACH  CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  We extend congrats to John  Patenaude and his bride who  were up for a short visit this  past week. John was working  in Calgary for the past while  and is now settling with his  bride on the Lower Mainland.  It was good to see John once  again   and   we   wish   him  luck  in his new venture.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Browning  left this past week to attend  their son's wedding, which is to  be held in the Eastern States.  Mr. Browning will be Jackson's  best man.  * *    *  At a recent Ladies' Aid Meeting a going away party was  held for one of its members,  Mrs. Sid "Customs" Clarke.  Mrs. Lewis, president, on behalf of the members, presented  the honored guest with^a lovely  brooch. During the course of  the evening a short skit was  given by some of the members,  and turned out to be nothing  short of hilarious. There were  a number of visitors present,  friends of Mrs. . Clarke. Mrs.  Clarke will be greatly missed.  The evening ended with the  serving of refreshments and the  singing of "Auld Lang Syne".  * *    *  A certain young matron of  the Minaty Bay suburb caused  me to look twice the other day,  in fact I gave her a "double-  take". She was endeavouring  tb enjoy a' cigar. On the first  drag she almost turned green.  I left then, so I don't know the  final outcome.  * *    *  Last week I stated that one  could obtain a supply of free  cigarettes by playing crib with  a certain pair.   Well,  they are  For Better Health  HARLEY C. ANDERSON  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  OFFICE HOURS:   Won., Wed., and Frl. 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 landing, B.C.  DIET   ���   MASSAGE   ���   EIBCTBOTHEKAPTT  and  Anatomical Adjustments  Use This  SUBSCRIPTION FORM  Now!  We need your support as a subscriber to keep up our  service and to improve it. If you are not now a subscriber, don't put it off any longer . . . send in the  handy form below and be sure of getting your copy  each week.  i Name .._-_. I  ; Mail  Address   -  !  1  Year ��� $2.50  Mai! to THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay  or direct to WESTVIEW,   B. C.  By LES PETERSON  MR. AND Mrs. W. Graham Mc-  Farlane of Sexsmith, Peace  River, and Miss Doris McFar-  lane of Vancouver- were weekend guests of Rev. and Mrs.  Frank Bushfield last week-end.  Mr. and Mrs. McFarlane made  the trip by air from Fort St.  John, December 1 last, and will  return next week via air. They  report a very pleasant trip,  especially entering the city of  Vancouver in the evening as the  lights came on.  * *    *  A very pleasant afternoon was  spent at the United Church Hall,  Friday, March 14, when the Gibsons Group W.A. held a St. Patrick's tea. The fine weather  assured its success. Mrs. J.  Horn, group leader, welcomed  the guests, and Mrs. Walter Mc-  Gown, Sr., was responsible for  ����the Green of Auld Ireland decorating the hall. The tables,  which were served by Mesdames  A. Thomson, E. Kennett and D.  Donaldson were gay with paper  shamrocks and spring blossoms.  Others assisting were Mesdames  Arthur Hill, M. Kidd, J. Deans  and" F. Bushfield. The group  wish to take this opportunity to  thank all who attended the tea.  * *    *  Ritchie Norris is back home,  having completed his eight-  week leadership course at U.B.C.  Ritchie states that he believes a  survey will be made of this area  during the summer or fall to  determine   the   possibilities   of  starting a recreation centre here.  * *    *  Dick and Violet Cooper paid  a visit to Dick's mother here  this week, from Cloverdale.  * *    *  Charles, alias "Chuck," alias  "Cannonball" Smith and family  are in Gibsons for a visit. It is  believed that Chuck is the secret machinery that brother  Harry has imported to excavate  his hardpan.  * *    *  Nick LePordivan and family,  who moved to Vancouver last  week, had a boisterous welcome  accorded them by the city. A  MacDonald Street bus left the  road, sheered off a light pole,  and crashed into Nick's house.  Maybe Nick will think that the  peaceful country life had something after all.  * *    *  Dr. Hugh Inglis and family  have moved to Gibsons, where  Dr. Inglis will share the practice  of Dr. Alan Inglis. The continual increase in population,  added to the extended distances  to be covered, from Port Mellon  to Sechelt Inlet, have made it  increasingly difficult for one  doctor to carry on all that needs  to be done in the field of medical services.  Dr. .Hugh- Inglis is not a  stranger- to this area. He attended school at Gibsons, and  still doing it. Some people never  learn.  * *    *  We don't very often have-  much excitement on a Sunday  but this week we very nearly  lost the Savoy Hotel by fire.  Fortunately only four rooms  and contents were badly damaged, our able fire-fighters had  it under control. A word of  warning to the uninitiated . . .  don't open, but keep all doors  and windows closed to prevent  draughts. Be careful where you  park your cigarette "butts" and  matches.  ...At Home  Or On Highway  That's what you'll say about a Standard  Credit Card. It saves carrying extra cash,  and it's good as gold at any Standard  Dealer Station. It protects you against  loss or theft. It's a handy identification,  and a first-rate credit reference, too. And  above all, a Standard Credit Card gives  you the convenience of a charge account.  You get one monthly statement covering  all accumulated purchases, no matter  where they were made.  Truly a dandy motoring companion ... at  home or on highway. Apply for your  Standard Credit Card TODAY!  .. . Ask Your STANDARD DEALER.  (By Perri-'Winkle)  WHEN WE have days like last  v/eek, we are tempted to get  out and garden. It is still too  early to do very much work,  but the garden can be spaded  and prepared for planting. Many  of the hardy annuals that seeded down last year will soon be  showing, and if we wait awhile  we may get a good crop of  seedlings.  It is still too early to prune  rose bushes. March and into  April is soon enough. Clematis  should be pruned back to within three buds of last year's  pruning cut. It is also the time  to prune holly trees. Wait till  March to prune the Buddlia. It  will bloom better and have  longer flower spikes if cut back.  If dividing chrysanthemum  roots, the outside shoots of each  clump are the best. It is best  to divide the roots every two  years.  A few gladiolus bulbs could  be planted this month provided  the soil is well drained and  sandy. Bulbs should be set 5-6  inches deep.  A good time to plant a new  lawn is to sow the seed about  March 20-25. Vegetables that  can be planted now are peas,  broad beans, onion sets and  parsnips. New potatoes may be  planted if the soil is light, but  best results are had by waiting  till March.  practised here also for some  time. His decision to return  will mean the chance of prompter attention being made possible  throughout the entire peninsula.  * *    *  The fine weather has brought,  among other things, itchy fingers to the softball addicts.  Divers enthusiasts made their  impromptu appearance on the  playground Sunday to toss and  bat the pill about a bit. And  the yearly hope goes forth that  said grounds will be playable  this season.  * *    *  Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Jack  Inglis, on March 19, in the Vancouver General Hospital, a  seven-pound baby girl, Lorna  Jean. Daughter and parents are  all doing well.  * *    *  The driving of posts and attaching thereto of railings has  officially in fact if not in name  sealed off the government wharf  here. The burning question is,  for how long? Partially at least  by request of Sea Bus Lines,  some of the Gibsons floats will  be towed to Granthams and attached to the wharf there to  allow mooring of small vessels  during the time that the former  dock is being renewed.  ���''*'" *" '*"  Arthur Barnes, old-time resident of Gibsons, had a painful  accident here which resulted in  the loss of at least one finger  and severe damage to others.  As he was starting the engine  in his fish boat "Shirley," the  fly-wheel kicked back . and  crushed his fingers against the  floor. He was taken to Pender  Harbour Hospital, by Guy Fisher.  * *    * ���;  Mrs. J. Ford of Bigger, Sask.,  is visiting her mother, Mrs.  Stanley Benn, for a few weeks.  Her many friends are glad to  have her among them again.  * *    *      ���  Mrs. A. Thomson returned  this week from a visit to Vancouver, the guest of Mrs. A. R.  Watson.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. G. Conquest of  Edmonton are visiting the latter's aunts, Mrs. Ada Riley and  Miss Fanny Pullan this week.  They  will   visit  Vancouver  en  route home.  * *    *  Mrs. John Horn spent last  week on a visit to her daughter  and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.  Alec Ross, Vancouver.  * *    *  This fine weather is bringing  out many of the spring blossoms,  giving a beautiful touch of yellow, pink and white bloom  everywhere. Many daffodils,  primroses and of course, the  lovely large long-stemmed violets are brightening up the  gardens, colorful crocuses adding their touch and gorgeous  japonicas, which seem to have  especially   large   blossoms   this  year.  * #    *  The Women's Auxiliary to the  Canadian Legion celebrated its  14th birthday here in the Legion  hall on March 19. Eighty guests  were present at the party. During the course of the evening  past president pins were - presented to Mrs. H. Bartle and  Mrs. A. Pilling, arid a presentation made to Mrs. A. Norris,  sergeant-at-arms.  "Granny" McEwan, grand old  lady of Gibsons, celebrated her  81st birthday here on March 13.  * *    *  At the council meeting on  March 19 the question of re-  zoning in the village was discussed. The feeling of the meeting was. that building had gone  too far to permit any re-zoning  in the lower village for residential premises.  The blackberry problem was  referred by the council to the  residents as being, too costly a  project for the village. However, an effort is to be made to  encourage each -resident to clear  the vines from in front of and  behind his own lot.  1    THE COAST NEWS  Friday, March 28,  1947 5  Shopping  Around   Gibsons  If Easter is upon you and your  wardrobe looks like it has been  used to keep the latest litter of  pups comfy . . . well there is  still time to do something about  it. Call a holiday, drop the  spring cleaning for the day,  chuck the hoe and rake, and  catch a bus to Gibsons.  First call ... the bank, I'll  bet, if you have taken advantage of the Tuesday and Thursday service the Bank of Montreal offer.  If you are in the market for a  new silk jersey, that lovely  printed stuff that wears and  wears, does not wrinkle, and  even washes . . . see the new  display at the local dress shop".  Casuals are featured also, slacks,  and neat house frocks. Quite a  few hard-to-get items come in  from time to time, and look for  Junior's needs also.  Buying the odd Easter remembrance is no trick at all.  The druggist carries a delightful  line of Yardley goods, has those  luscious plastic and nylon  brushes . . . and many items for  the males on the list.  Pretty dishes . . . and a new  line of pottery is due to arrive  at the big hardware store. New  sporty shirts and gay ties are a  nice line added to the present  stock, and will fill the bill for  what to get brother, or dad.  Getting away from the Easter  scene, and looking on into summer, it would be advisable to  invest in a Coleman gas stove,  the modern two-burner type.  Just as good as the B.C.E.R. provides in Vancouver and every  bit as easy to operate. I have  one "attached to the back of the  range, and with a pressure cooker .. . dinner is a matter of  minutes. See these while they  last ... at the other hardware  man's.  Groceries . . . presented in a  smart array, cash and carry, are  found very well priced if you  walk up the highway a few  slimming blocks. Take a good  look-see at our new meat market . . . modern as all get out,  and with a display to end the  query "what's for dinner tonight?"  Time for lunch, or a snack  ... if you are up the hill have a  wedge of real home-made pie  with the coffee. And come  back again some time, you will  enjoy making a regular day of  this sort of shopping tour.  Gibsons Laundry  Gets New Equipment  GIBSONS LANDING ��� With  the arrival of more equipment, Alder Springs Laundry,  operated by Johnny Bertram, is  equipped to handle the laundering needs of the area.  Johnny Bertram has been  building and equipping his  laundry for over a year. During this time he has had to  overcome or wait out one shortage after another, plus being  one of the first to build in one  of the newest subdivisions here.  The fact that he has succeeded  in building and equipping his  business speaks for itself of the  amount of planning and work  that has been done.  Parcels consigned to the Alder Springs Laundry can be  taken ��� direct, placed in care of  Sechelt Motor Transport, or left  at the office of T. R. Godfrey &  Company. Clients are requested  to tag their bundles with their  name and a complete list of the  contents of the accompanying  package.  Railway traffic between  France and Spain through the  Pyrenees tunnel has been resumed.  Women's Bnstitute  GIBSONS LANDING���Regular  monthly meeting of the Howe  Sound Women's Institute was  held at the Anglican Church  Hall on Tuesday, March 18,  when plans were discussed for  the April tea and plant sale to  be held April 11 at the United  Church Hall.  Donations were given to the  TB X-ray services and the  cemetery board. New members will be welcome at the  next meeting to be held in the  United Church Hall on Tuesday, April 15.  Special Rail Fares  For Easter Holiday  SPECIAL railway fares for the  Easter vacation, over both  Canadian National and Canadian Pacific lines, have been  announced by R. H. Powers,  vice-chairman of the Canadian  Passenger Association.  The special fares, which will  be good between all stations in  Canada, will be based on the  one-way fare and one-third for  the round trip. Tickets will be  on sale from April 3 until 2  p.m., April 7.  GENERAL  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Hardware  *  Fishing Tackle  Independent Fish  Buyers  ���  Ship Chandlers  ���  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  Most of the coal being mined  in Poland is going to Russia  which pays about five cents a  ton for it.  Follow the example of thousands of farmers from  coast to coast and discuss your credit need for farm  improvements with the manager of your oearest Bof M  office. Ask or write for our jtlder  "Quiz for a Go-ahead Farmer.**  Bank of Montreal  working with Canadians in ivirj walk *f lift sintt 1W  ttiaioteutuui  B��'fll  RE-NU-ALL  Upholstery Depot  Re-Nu-AII intends to set up a temporary  shop for the convenience of the Sechelt Peninsula and West Howe Sound.  We will re-upholster and repair all styles and  designs of Chesterfields, Studio Lounges,  Lazy-Boys and Breakfast Nooks. We will  re-build your cushions like new, repair broken  webbing, etc.  No job too small, and none too large. Our  shop will be open for two months for your  accommodation. Please contact T. R. Godfrey and Co. Ltd., and we will call and give  a free estimate, or in outlying districts explain by letter your needs and we will give  you the information and send samples by  mail for your choice.  Please attend to this at your earliest convenience so you will have a choice of the  new materials on hand.  All work guaranteed.  Announcement  For the convenience of our customers, we have opened an office in our  ;   mill yard, where in future all  lumber, wood  and  sawdust  orders will be received.  PHONE RING:     ��� ���- ��� ���  Place your orders now for next winter's fuel supply while low prices are in  effect on hemlock and cedar slabs. This wood piled and seasoned through  the summer months will save you money next winter. Deliveries will be  made in rotation as supply is cut.   Act now as our supply may be limited.  Phone Mr. Townley at our mill office, and your requirements will receive  prompt and courteous attention.  SAWDUST  Mixed Hemlock, Cedar, per woodtruck load  Straight Fir, per woodtruck load    Straight Yellow Cedar, per woodtruck load ...  Mixed Hemloek, Cedar, IVi cords approximately  Mixed Fir, Hemlock, Cedar, V/i cords approxii  Straight Fir, 1J4 cords approximately  Straight Yellow Cedar, 1V2 cords approximately  $5.35  $4.50  $6.00  $8.25  $8.25  WILSON CREEK, B.C. THE COAST NEWS  Friday, March 28,  1947  By   PEARL.PUNNETT  THE COMMUNION Service on  Sunday, March 22, in Bowen  Island United Church was conducted by Rev. Mr. Brent. Two  children were baptised: Douglas  Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F.  Martin and Robert, son of Mr.  and Mrs. D. Waters.    ,  * *    *  Top honors at the whist drive  on Saturday evening were  awarded to Mrs. M. Henderson  and Mr. Pete Wood. Consolation prizes were given to Mrs.  P. Punnett and Mr. Charlie McNeill. After refreshments were  served, dancing was the order  of the day. It was the final  card party for the winter season.  * *    *  Last week Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Scott opened their summer  camp for the season.  * *    *  Mr. W. P. Smith returned to  his home here on Friday after  spending two months in Vancouver.  * *    *  After a long patient wait, Mr.  C. McNeill has started driving  for the Pacific Stages.  * *    ���  Mrs. A. Worsley returned to  Bowen last week. She has been  in Vancouver since hurting her  back several months ago.  * *    *  . A thrill for mystery fans came -  last Wednesday night when the  play on the "Mystery Master"  had its setting on Bowen Island.  The play was written by Mr.  Juan Root, who also took part  in it.  Holland   expects  tb   produce  20,000,000 oysters this year.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  ���  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  From   Canadian   Weeklies  ^HE  SMALLER-town  press  of  Canada, better known as "the  "eeklies," keep a sound finger  on the pulse of the nation and  this  is typified   in  the  type  of  editorial   material   ground   out,  laboriously or otherwise, but to  the point.   Take for instance the  North   Battleford   Optimist,   up  in northern Saskatchewan where  at this writing below-zero temperatures   still   prevail.     When  Graham Towers, governor of the  Bank of Canada said that Canada's  cost of living  index had  risen   from the basis of  100  in  August,  1939, to only 126 as of  December,   1946,   The   Optimist  thinks the housewives conclude  that a kitchen is a better place  to judge the increase than the  inner   sanctum   of   a   national  bank; holding that the cost of  tea, sugar and clothes pegs not  alone   exhaust   the   family   income.    The punch line:   "while  Mr. Towers would have us believe that the Canadian  dollar  of today is still worth around 80  cents, we can  only retort that  he should try his hand at buying a pound of shortening, a jar  of peanut butter or a packet of  raisins, on that basis."   When a  trapper   in. Saskatchewan' was  denied to the right to sue the  government on disallowance of  his private rights, the Weyburn  Review points out a bill to make  this   inalienable   right   possible  ��� is being introduced in the parliament bf Britain, itself socialist now by majority, and as the  Review holds: "This is a very  interesting development, and  comes at an appropriate time  for Saskatchewan legislators in  view of the case in point." An- .  other publication jumps on M.  , J.- Gold well's remarks that New  Zealand is doing better in the  housing business by building  houses to rent at $18.25 a month,  by pointing out N.Z. houses  would be of mighty little use in  this climate, and that he missed  the opportunity to point out  "that housing rents in Russia  are much cheaper than New  Zealand; that rents are even  lower.in India, lower again in  China, in our dollars. "If Mr.  Coldwell could get us the Chinese wage standard in the  building trade in Canada, we  could get Chinese rentals here."  The Brooks, Alta., Bulletin,  strikes out against our restricted  immigration policy, newly announced, with distinct limitations: adds, "Here we are on  the northern half of a great  continent fearful of letting  people come in. We think they  might cause unemployment. We  forget that the real wealth of a  nation is in its people, their.  energy and skill. This country  would be a hundred times richer  if we had three times the population."  ' ��� Oddities in the Canadian  news: One morning Joel Salte  of Lac Qui Parle, Que., found an  Gard  en bay  Lodge  We regret the loss of Cam and Marie as operators of  the Garden Bay Cafe. It has been a pleasure having  them here.  The cafe will continue to operate as usual and at the  same hours. We will make every effort to continue  the good service that was given by Cam and Marie.  We join with others in wishing them every success in  any future venture they may undertake.  ���HARVEY and LORETTA SPARLING  IIHIIiHH1  !!BII!IR  WUH.VWPS  i  REGULAR  Passenger Sailings  TO  GULF COAST  \VT~      ~ AND  WEST HOWE SOUND POINTS  SECESIV, FENSSB E&BBOVa, WESTVIEW ROUTE���Lv.  Vancouver Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m., Saturday, 12:00 noon,  and 2:00'p.m. calling: at way ports on, per schedule. Returning  southbound Wednesday, Friday and Sundays.  WEST HOWE' SOTXKU���Daily service leaving1 Vancouver Monday, 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday,.and Thursday, 9:0O a.m.;..  Friday, 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2:00 p.m.; Sunday,  10:00 a.m.; (also 9:30 p.m. for Port Mellon). Calling- at way  ports as per schedule, and returning1 to Vancouver same day  (except Friday, 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 p.m. sailing's). Special southbound sailing leaves Ft. Mellon. Monday, 6:30 a.m.,  calllntr at KopMns, Granthams and Gibsons.  VANCOUVER-GIBSONS LANDING SERVICE  Jjeave 3_eave  Vancouver Gibsons  Monday .   2:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m.  Monday ; 5:15 p.m.  Tuesday ���:   9:0Q a.m. 4:00 p.m;  Wed.;,          9J00 ajmu 4:00 p-mi  Thursday; 9:00 a.m. 5:15 p.m.  Xieave. 2_eave  Vancouver      Gibsons  Friday        9:00 a.m. ' 4:00 pan.  Friday 7:00 p.m.  Saturday    2:00 p.m. *4:30 p.m.  (approx.)  Sunday 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.  *vla ,Fort Mellon  i  ��= Information and Tickets  1 Union Pier, Foot of CarraJl Streei���PA. 3411  1 City Ticket Office, 793  Granville���-MA.  5438  |  I UNION STEAMSHIPS LIMITED  extra horse in his barn, discovered it had walked up a snowbank to the roof-fell' through  unhurt. . . . At_the._Hark Rollins  farm in Cooper district of Ontario, Dr. B. W. Lapp, a vet, performed a caesarian operation,  delivered a calf with two heads,  two tails and seven legs. ... At  Springhill, N.S., a horse belonging to Elmer Hollis swallowed  the light cord and bulb hanging  from his stall, was electrocuted.  ... In the Indian village of  Island Falls, Man., at St. Emile  church, fisherman and trapper  Andre Laurin was overcome at  his wedding, fainted in the arms  of his bride and best man when  the fateful words were uttered  by the minister. ... At Phippen,  Sask., Jimmy Martin now drives  to town by the simple expedient  of spreading a rackful of hay  along the road to town and  turning out his herd of cattle,  who pack the snow as they  munch along.  > Stork stories: The Mounties always get their man* but  here was a new chapter in their  glorious history. When two of  them out on patrol recently  near Bresaylor,. Sask., spied a-  lonely farm house, they investigated and found a frantic husband, snowbound, and the wife  about to give birth to a baby.  The Mounties assisted in. the  birth of a bouncing baby boy  who with Mrs; G. Lahnic is  doing well. ... In 40 below at  Shackleton, Sask., the stork  outraced Dr. Hargrove in his  snowmobile and. twins came to  Mr. and Mrs. Studer,. with a  neighboring woman assisting  . . . and to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred  Kinnear, R.R. ���. No. 1, Cornwall,  a baby daughter was born in  the back seat of the family automobile when, she was being  brought to the hospital during  one of the bad storms.  ��� From his Shingwauk Farm  in Ontario.. John Atkins,- well  known weekly newspaperman  takes issue with Canada's unemployment regulations from  the standpoint of domestic help,  saying:; "House work, which is  highly "suitable" for mothers  is "unsuitable" to those who  draw unemployment insurance  at the mothers' expense. In one  instance a young.' woman refused domestic employment because she would lose . her  eligibility for unemployment  insurance if she helped a mother  whom she otherwise would  "like to help." It is time for  the encouragement of immigration of women who will enjoy  well-paid domestic work."  ��� The Printed Word funnels  in on the argument in magazines and newspapers which  keep asserting tha.k labor and  management must get together  to reduce strikes and strike  threats, but sees a difficulty in  that "getting .together''requires  good will ancL.good, sense on  both " sides,'yputs its argument  partly in these words:  "Unionism   is   proper.     But  unionism -wjll destroy itself if  (as in so many instances.now)  it uses its great power unwisely.  "This is not to say that all  employers are of pristine purity.  The great, majority of employers today are anxious to treat  workers fairly, even generously,  and,; do^ not -object to dealing  with unions. But when some  of the best;;employers,, paying  the highest/:wages, find union  leaders completely unreasonable, and when the public is  frequently compelled to suffer  loss -���: and inconvenience, unionism, is weakening its own cause.  "Back three or four generations,; workers who dared to  unionize.were thrown into jail  as conspirators. A horrible blot  in our history. Biit now the  pendulum has> swung too far the  other way.    Labor's rights are  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  .."������  ���  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  SPEND  YOUR  SPARE   TIME  Logging  at  WAKEFIELD  Where all the bigger  operations take place.  Cookhouse across the  street.  HALF MOON BAY  By MRS. R. MOSIER  MRS. B. Mills was hostess  at  an afternoon tea  March  19,  when Mrs. F. Hudson of Redroofs was guest of honor.  Gifts wrapped in pale blue  and pink were presented to Mrs.  Hudson in a/beautifully decorated pink and white doll carriage; -  . Among those present were  Mrs. J. King,.Mrs. G. King, Mrs.  Ei.Pearson, Mrs. R. Walker, Mrs.  J. Burrows, Mrs. R. Laird, Mrs.  R. Mosier; Mrs. Tho. Beasley,  Mrs. H. Tait, Mrs. W. Mervyn,  Mrs. W. Scott, Miss Mary Burrows, Mrs. F. Lyons.  * . . * *  Master Kenny Sands celebrated his sixth birthday March  22.. when a number of young  friends were invited to ' an  afternoon party at the Sands  home. Those attending the party  were Miriam and Virginia Watson, Doreen1-Keen,* Rill Walker,  Larry, David and Chuckie Keen,  Danny Mosier and Kendall  Pearson.  *;    *     *  An enjoyable evening was  had at tlie home of Mr. and Mrs.  Bill Kolterman, March 22. Guest  of honor was Mrs. J. King, who  was celebrating her birthday.  Present were Mr. and Mrs. J.  Burrows, Mr. and Mrs..E. Lewis,  Mr. J. King, Mr. and Mrs. G.  King, Mr, Don King.  ..*. ,* ��� *   -  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. E.  Lewis for the past week have  been  their   daughter,   Mrs.   K.  sacred.    Its  excesses  must  be  curbed."  ��� Believe it or not: At Peterborough, Ont.,- Mayor W. G.  Owens propositioned his council to reduce the majoralty stipend from $2,500 to $500, points  to the fact that many citizens  give just as much time to promoting civic welfare, without  any pay. i     .  ��� The Estevan, Sask., Mercury sees the need, in . order  that industry: in small places  may have an even break, to  convince workers they are better off and live better away  from crowded areas. "Unfortunately the artificial lure of  the city not only holds people  there but also attracts others  from, the cduntry."  FroniMg Angle  iiiiBiiimiiiniaiiiimMiiiBiinii  By MAISIE DEVITT ;  'Tis Spring���so coos the gentle dove,  'Tis Spring���the tender maiden yearns,  'Tis Spring���so you and I, my love, - y  Must file our income tax returns.  *   *   *  THAT POETRY was-writ by me,- and if perchance the pure and  lambent flame of poesy be a bit besmirched with sordid consciousness of mundane things, yet I feel its humble strain will  find echo in many a weary brain that is .struggling:: to subtract  B frorn A, and D from C, less 16 percent reduction of 13 A. Simple  ���aint it?  Thought I'd take a load off my better-half's mind by filling  out the form for him. Naturally, my mathematics being what they  are, I ran into difficulties. Harry purports. to think that my  method of figuring is peculiar and involved. Actually its quite  simple. For instance, if somebody says, "What's nine times  eight?" I just multiply eight by four, double it; and add ahotrier  eight. It only takes a second, and I always get the right answer,  but I must admit that I was staggered and appalled to discover  that we still owed the government sUghtlyihoreythan, our total  income for 1946. When I conveyed this ^tartling^piece of information to my awful we'dded mate, he took the fprm from me, and  gave me a nasty look, compounded of exasperation and insufferable male superiority. He then boilfidoiir total debt down to  $16.74.   Men make me tired���they think they 'know everything.  By the way, did you hear about the man.1 who complained  bitterly that he couldn't file a joint;report becatiskhis wife wouldn't  tell him how much she earned. Or of the,New York bank that  carried a sign on its walls, that read, "Remember���part of what  you earn belongs to you." These days, that's almost* a comforting  thought.  RE COLUMNISTS y  Ed McBurnie's remarks on columnists the other^week engendered a horrible suspicion in my mind.' Have you ever noticed that  poets and columnists are more prevalent in the Spring, than at  any other time of year?.Could it be that the first bright golclen  jiays of life-giving sunshine warm the rock under which they have  lain dormant all winter?  Having several times been completely infuriated by gushing  ladies who grasped my limp hand in their fervid palms and  burbled; "My^ dear, that was a sweet little piece you had in the  paper." I hereby, with a malevolent grin distorting my features,  pass along my reaction to Ed McBurnie's first column in the  Free Press.  I thought it was cute.  Manning and Baby Arleen, and  their niece, 'Miss Doreen Yea-  don, both of New Westminster.  * *    *  Miss Peggie Milne of Vancouver was a visitor at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lanahan for a few'days last week.  * *    *  Mr. Don King was home from  Vancouver for the week-end.  * -*    *  Mr. and Mrs. T. Barrow, of  Vancouver, are at their summer  home at Redroofs for the next  few weeks.  * *    *  Mr. D. Mackenzie and Mr. R.  McDonald were at the McKenzie and Flavelle camp last week.  * *    *  A large gravel truck hired  by McKenzie and Flavelle Ltd.  to haul gravel for its roads, badly damaged the front end when  its brakes failed to function  when coming down the steep  hiirnear the school. The driver  was uninjured.  SECRET COVE  By   INNES   WILLISON  MR.  R.   Sinclair  has  returned  after several days in Vancouver on business.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ramsay  have returned after a few days  in Vancouver. v  /.***������  Mr. Ivor B. Jorgenson has left  for Vancouver on .business.  .   * ��� * ��������� * .  Fishing troller Bruse stopped  in on its way to North Islarid  from Vancouver.  * . ..*    *  The Silver Sands School Sewing Club held their meeting at  the beautiful, new home of Roy  Gibson. There was a good attendance.     Refreshments   were  served by Mrs. Roy Gibson.  * *    *  Don't forget the school concert March 28.  SECHELT  By W. J. MAYNE  CHARLES Brookman, past  president, of branch 83, Canadian Legion, South Burnaby,  B.C., has been granted a life  membership in the Canadian  Legion for his splendid service  rendered to this branch.  Mr. Brookman is now president of Branch 140, Canadian  Legion, at Sechelt, B.C., and  plans to work as hard for this  branch as he did for South Bur  naby. Plans are afoot for a new  Canadian Legion building to  cost in the neighborhood of $20,-  000 at Sechelt and we all hope  this will take shape before very  long.  Sechelt's blue baby, Doreen  Doyle is making rapid progress  after her operation and we do  hope she will be home before  very long. We are all hoping  she will be able to get around  like other girls and enjoy the  lovely walks which she has  missed for so long. The Canadian Legion are assisting with  the expenses by a series of  dances and bingo games. Watch  for the dates and come and have  a good time ancLhelp a worthy  cause. -  M|*M^��M_IH  M.V. THERMA I  Pender Harbour  REGULAR SERVICE TO  EGMONT, ST. VINCENT  BAY and way points.  also  CHARTER RUNS  Licensed and Insured  Carrier  Radios  Electric and Batteries  Mantle Models  Now Available  ��� ^  Wilson Creek  Garage Ltd.  WILSON CREEK  The "Vampire of Rueil" who  was reported as having attacked  four - women and bitten them  about-the throat has been arrested by Paris police.  Bank of Mo^treax  GIBSONS LANDING, B.C.  Sub-agency to Carrall and Hastings Sts.  Branch, Vancouver, B.C.  Change of Service  Following a recent canvass of local opinion days  and hours of opening are now:  TUESDAY ��� 10:45 a.m. ��� 2:30 p.m.  FRIDAY ��� 10:45  e.m. 2:30 p.m.  We trust the change will be satisfactory to all.  Ask for our bookets, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Service of the Bank of Montreal".  tiistf  To Pay Your Complete  Doctor and  Full Round-the^ClockProtection for Individuals or for  Family Groups  CHECK OVER THESE BENEFITS-  COST ONLY A FEW PENNIES  A DAY!  SURGICAL AND MEDICAL FEES  1. Surgical Fees and Operations, including Specialist and choice of Doctor.  2. Medical Fees���50 calls, Home, Office or Hos-  - pital.        v  3. Hospital Fees���Choice  of Hospital.  4. Nursing Fees���Home or Hospital for special  nurse..  5. Operating for operating room.  6. Anaesthesia���for Anaesthetist fees.  7. X-Ray.   Fees���X-Ray   pictures,   examinations  for diagnostic purposes.  8. Travel    Benefit���Emergency    expense    when  away from home. - .   . y  SPECIAL BENEFITS  9. Chiropractors,    Osteopaths,    Naturopaths    or  other dr'ugless healers.  10. Maternity  Benefit-���maximum payment.  11. Non-prorating    Premiums    not   increased    if  member changes occupation.  12. Payable anywhere in the World.  13. Ambulance   Benefits, to   or  from   Hospital.  14. No medical examination necessary.  15. No waiting period���benefits for sickness or  accident effective on acceptance of application. . ,..���  QUARANTINE BENEFITS  16. If weekly wage indemnity amounting to  $15 .  per week for a period not exceeding 15 weeks  ($225) shall be payable to the member if he  is   placed   under   lawful   quarantine   and   unable to engage in usual occupation. ,  EXAMINATION BENEFIT  17. If member and dependents have ho claims  and have paid continuous dues for an 18  month period without lapsing, member-arid  dependents shall be entitled to a free examination on the basis , of fees set out by\ the  Board of Directors.  WEEKLY WAGE CASH BENEFITS  18. $15 per week for 14 weeks���Non occupational accidental benefits. $15 per week for.14  weeks-���Sickness benefits.  19. $7.50 per week for 10 weeks���Occupational  accidental benefits in addition to Workmen's  Compensation.  20. Weekly wage ' benefits may be doubled at  double the "cost.  MAIL  THIS COUPON  TODAY���IT WILL  BRING   YOU   FREE   INFORMATION!  I    West Coast Health  and. Accident  Society  319. West Pender St., Vancouver, B.C.  1 Gentlemen:     I    am _ interested    in    your    20-Point-  j Coverage  flan.    Please  send  particulars  to-       ]  j Name       [  j Address        ���'_._1 :  : Age.  How many in family ... .../_i._  LOCAL  REPRESENTATIVE  WANTED  ! West Coast Health  & Accident Society  319 West' Pender Si., Vancouver, B.C.  Sales Office, Room 3,  Boilermaker's BIdg.

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