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Array CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  WELL, my dear readers, I am  sorry to say that I am unable  to give you the second chapter  of the saga "Four Gals in an  Olds." I hope to be able to do  it next week.  * #������'���*  The Howe Sound Senior Fastball League will get away on  Sunday, May 18. The schedule  calls for games at Britannia  Beach, Woodfibre and Squamish.  The Legion team at each community being "at home" to their  respective community teams.  Britannia Mines Community  Club team drawing a bye. Plans  are being made in each community to have the games get  off to a good start. Then it will  rain I suppose and it will be  called   off.    I   got   my  fingers  crossed.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Holmes  were week-end guests of Mr.  and.Mrs. C. P. Browning.  ���     *       *       * '     y  Harry Noble's mother was up  from California to spend the  past week with Dot and Harry.  .*  *  The Brazilian motor vessel  "Rio Parniaba" arrived Wednesday May 7 to load prite. She  is a sister ship to the Rio Tocan-  tins that we had in on May 4.  _ She also took 5,400 tons of prite  destined for Delaware, U.S.A.  Her original name was "MV.  Blackwall Hitch," and she is  now named after a tributary of  the Amazon. She was loaded  and left on Saturday, May 10, so  by the time this is in print we  will be having another "Rio"  ship loading prite.  *���   *..���*.  Oh Saturday, May 10, the  - Ladies Aid held a Mother's Day,  Dinner in the.- Upper Club  H6oms.J'AffefytKefairiner, Which  was scrumptious. Boy! What  pumpkin pie! There were guessing games and contests. In the  Parade of the Unknowns,  George Hurley, Phil Thomas  and Gordon Dubberley really  cut a figure. George was a  bathing beauty, Phil a Southern Bride, and Gordon a clown.  They all had masks on and one  had to guess who they were.  The gypsy-girls got me, I would  not have known them. Karen  Bergenham gave a nice recitation, for Mother's Day.  Then we were entertained by  Basil Fitzpatrick and Bill Matheson. Eggs were put on the  floor in front of them, they  turned around, blindfolded,  turned around again and were  told to walk forward and not  tread on the eggs. The eggs had  been lifted and peanuts put  down. You can guess the rest.  Andy Proudfoot,vBob Carter and  Johnny McDonald played several guitar, banjo and bones  selections.  Finally a skit by the members  of the Ladies' Aid. Mrs. C. P.  Browning read the story while  the rest acted in pantomime.  Doreen Clark was the Hero,  Bessie McKnight the vampire,  Mrs. ��� Robinson _ the ��� blushing  maiden, Mrs. Watson the villain,  Mrs. Wilkinson and Mrs. Hatch  her cutthroats, and Mrs. McLeod Sr." and Gertie McKee the  parents of the blushing maiden.  The hero eventually won 'the  hand of the maiden although he  had a battle on his hands.  Mrs. Axel Granberg was the  lucky winner in the raffle of a  painting by Rev. Andrew Rod-  dan. One highlight of the evening was when Bus: _ Vollans  offered to Grace Kennedy that  he would help with the dishes.  Actually Grace, he knew they  were done.  *    *    *  Cheerio folks, and be seein'  yah at the ball game.  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons Landing,  Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines Landing, Half Moon Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson . Creek, Boberts Creek, Granthams Landing, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  7^3  ������^n���  PWBZ.TSKBI5  BY VHS  COAST NEWS,  LIMITED  Business Office: Half%Xoon Bay, B. C. National Advertising' Office: Powell River, S. C.  Vol. JI ��� No.  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.Friday. May  16,   1947  5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  ranch Manager Britannia Beach To Crown Britannia High  Explains Human  Side of Banking  opper Queen May 24  GIBSONS LANDING ��� The  weekly dinner held in the  dining room of the Merry Ern  Cafe, Friday, was the largest  gathering to date; 26 men attending. A correspondingly  ; large amount of business was  discussed by the group.  A. C. Hill reported that work  is progressing-, on the clearing  of rocks from the Memorial  Playground, and that the surface is being smoothed to make  it usatfle as a ball field and  general playground.  George Frith and Ew Kullander again presented their  proposals for a signboard map  of the district to the gathering.  . It was decided that Mr. Kul-  * lander present a map in keep-  injg with the suggestions made  to the next meeting.  H. Clay, invited to present  ideas concerning a salmon der,  by, suggested that a committee  be appointed to sit and present  their finds to a later meeting.  J. Veitch and E. Kullander volunteered to act with Mr. Clay  on this matter.  GUEST SPEAKER  Speaker for the evening was  . , J. Pudney, manager of the Car-  rail and Hastings Streets branch  of the Bank of Montreal, of  which the Gibsons Landing  ' branch is a sub-agency. Mr.  Pudney in his address gave a  brief history of money and of  banking. He -stated that banks  render services in addition to,  and often quite different from,  those with which' people frequently associate them.  : Banks, Mr. Pudna^ pointed  out, sell service. They undertake to channelize money that  is surplus in one place into  places where it is lacking. They  have experience in fihancial  matters beyond that which an  individual could possess, and  are at the service of the public  to give them the use of this experience.  "There is, in addition," Mr.  Pudney stated, contrary to public opinion, a very human side  to banking. Banking, is not a  straight risk-free venture, but  is based on human values and  capacity as ascertained by bank  managers- The services that a  bank can offer to an individual,  he concluded, reach far beyond  the plane of dollars and cents,  and into that of advice and instruction of quite material  value."  At the conclusion of the address P. G. McPherson suggested that all members present  make an effort to take steps that  will retain the services of our  local bank branch, and C. P.  Smith pointed put that residents  of the Sechelt peninsula really  have two banks, the branch here,  arid the Carrall and Hastings  Streets Branch, and that we*can  quite easily become acquainted  with the staff of the local  branch, whereas such is not the  case in the larger city branches.  St. Andrew, located on the  east coast of Scotland, is the  birthplace of golf. A  BRITANNIA BEACH ��� Children's sports, twenty-second  crowning of the Copper Queen,  traditional fastball game, and  "the finest dance of the season"  will make ^Empire Day a full  day for Britannia Beach residents.  Patricia Mary Hurley will  reign as the world's only copper  queen. She is to be enthroned  at 2 p.m., and will receive her  New Road Opens  Up Subdivision  GIBSONS LANDING ��� This  community has acquired a  new road, all in the matter of a  few hours. The road is a continuation of the Fletcher Road,  meeting the Sechelt highway  immediately below St. Vincent's  Church.  Completion was made possible  by contribution of a 25-foot  allowance for a portion of the  one third mile of road by W. B.  Boucher, who recently retired  here from Vancouver. The new  road will open up an entire subdivision of desirable home-sites  within a" few minute:s' walk Pf  the shopping centre.  Mrs. M. Stead  Passes alt?  SQUAMISH���Passed peacefully  away April 28 at Squamish,  B.C., Mrs. Margaret E. Carson  Stead, in her 87th year. Active  till the last, she leaves to mourn  her passing, six sons, William G.  and Simon P. Carson of Chicago,  Jll; Charles, of Detroit, Mich.;  John W., of Toronto, and George  and E. Carson of Squamish,  B.C.; two daughters, Anna, of  Toronto, and Mrs. Margaret  Ryan, of Vancouver, B.C., aijid  nineteen grandchildren. }  Interment was in Brackendale  Cemetery.  Police Warn Against  Faulty Car Lights  SECHELT���The officers of the  provincial police department  at Sechelt are asking motorists  in the district not to drive on  the' highway with faulty lights  or brakes. These features are  dangerous to others as well as  to drivers^ and occupants of the  motor vehicles. -All lights must  be on and correctly adjusted.  Brakes must also be adjusted  for quick stopping.  BIRTHS  SANCARTIER���to Mr. and Mrs.  F. Sancartier of Silver Sands,  in St. Mary's Hospital, May 3,  a daughter. s  BRAUN���To Mr. and Mrs. W.  Braun, of Irvings Landing, at  St. Mary's Hospital, May 1,  a daughter.,  TERESQUE���To Mr. and Mrs.  Thomas E. Teresque (nee  Mary Harris), or Britian  River, at St. Mary's Hospital,  May 3, a son, Terrence Naden.  crown from retiring Queen Patsy  Sullivan.  The crown itself was wrought  by Armstrong Lowther.  The queen's court will consist  of Marion Settle and Fay Settle,  maids of honor; Beverley Kennedy and Nancy Ann Hill,  flower girls; Norma Gail Vollans and Randi Deacon, train  bearers; Dale McGregor and  Richard Collier, buglers; and  Glen Maddess, crown bearer.  Miss Hurley is the daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. George R. Hurley.  Sports for children will begin  at 10 a.m., and the fastball  struggle is scheduled at 6 p.m.  Queen Patricia and her court  will lead the grand march opening the dance.  V.O.N. AUXILIARY  ESTABLISHED  ROBERTS   CREEK���An  auxiliary  to   the   V.O.N,   was   inaugurated here Friday, May 9.  Mrs. C. Arnold, president, and  Mrs. L. S. Jackson, vice-president  of the  Sechelt Auxiliary,  gave  an interesting resume  of  ���  their  work in connection with  the V.O.N., and as a good will-  gesture to the new organization,  presented a gift of $5, which was  graciously    accepted    by, ��� Mrs.  Eades on behalf of the members.  Mrs.   Jackson,   in  giving  the  history of the Sechelt organization,   stated   that   they   started  with eight members, which has  in a year increased to 32, and  also  in  that  time   raised   $300  ' which is being used iri connection with - the V.O.N,  work on  ' the peninsula.  ,   Miss M. FOrry, V.O.N.,  gave  a report on wbrk to date and  .expressed her great appreciation  with the new auxiliary formed  at Roberts Creek.  Mrs. C. Haslam was asked to  take* the chair during election  ..of officers and MJrs, John Browning, of Wilson Creek, acted as  secretary, pro tern.    Mrs. R. J.  Eades was elected president by  acclamation; Mrs. E. J. Shaw as  vice-president,  and Mrs.  J.  T.  Newman as secretary-treasurer.  Guests included Mrs. E. Redman,    Sechelt,    and    Mrs.    R.  Elliott, Gibsons.    Tea was enjoyed,    winding    up    a    very  .worthwhile evening.  Sally Chrismas Weds  Ted Homer in City  ROBERTS CREEK���A wedding  of interest on the peninsula  and Vancouver is told in the  announcement of the marriage  of Sally Chrismas, third daughter of Mrs. N. Daly, to Mr. Ted  Hamer, North Vancouver.  The ceremony took qlace  quietly at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. L. Duval, North Vancouver, Saturday, May 3.  Mr. Tom Chrismas gave his.  sister away.  Mrs. Edna Cook attended the  bride as matron of honor and  Mr. George Miller was best man.  Mrs. Richard Gray, a sister of  the bride from Roberts Creek,  was a guest.  Students Take  Poster Awards  BRITANNIA  High   School  and  Kitsilano Junior High captured all awards in the United  Commercial Travellers' "Safety  Poster Competition," results of  which were announced Wednesday.  Bob William, John T. Ford  and Leonard Sing Woo placed  in that order in the section for  senior grades. All are from  Britannia. Bob- Bellingham,  Susan Talbot and Norma Bust,  all of Kitsilano Junior High,  took top honors in the junior  grade division.  Honorable mention in the  senior section goes to Connie  Pearce, John Oliver High  School, and Sheila Eastwood, of  Kitsilano.  TO GET PRIZES  Prizes of $10, $5 and $3 will  be presented to the winners May  2.1 at a meeting of the Travelers' Association. The prize  posters will hang in a Hudson's  Bay Co. store window display  May 19 to 24.  Winning posters will be entered in the national competition at Eugene, Ore., and if successful there, will go on to an  international contest in Columbus, Ohio.  Judges for the local contest  were; Charles H. Scott and Fred  A. Amess, both of the Vancouver School of Art, and Henry  Jackson, commercial artist.  Samuel McEwan  Dies Suddenly  Al Summer Home  SAMUEL McEWAN of Vancouver died suddenly ot a" heart  ailment in his summer home at  Wilson Creek. He arrived there  Friday, May 9th for a week-end  visit and was discovered sitting  in a chair dead by two friends,  Lyle Mowat and son Charlie,  who came from Vancouver to  visit him Saturday. Mr. McEwan  has had a summer home at Wilson Creek for about 28 years  and up to the time of his death  he was teaching French at Lord  Byng High School. He was  about 46 years of age and single.  He is survived by a sister, Mrs.  James Black, in Vancouver.  The burial was in Ocean View  Cemetary.  Canadian Legion Dance  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Canadian  Legion Branch 219, Roberts  Creek, will give a dance at  their Community Hall, May SI.  Music will be suplied by Andy  Fraser's orchestra. Page Two.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  Friday, May  16,  1947  Wxt ���oast JCeuis  I  wrrmmim  mmmm^^m  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad)  60c  .xtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages. Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS --- BIG RESULTS!  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  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.  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  FOR SALE  TWO LOTS on main highway.  One lot has a two-room cabin  on it.   Dolly Jonas, Selma Park.  39  FOR SALE  WELL   BUILT   two-wheel   car  trailer,   $25.00.     Dick   Kline,  Wakefield Inn, Sechelt. 29  FOR SALE  DIFFERENTIAL   chain - block,  lifts   1   ton.     Box   K,   Coast  News. 29  FOR SALE  WATERFRONTAGE  Pender Harbour  5-room house, 4 lots, $7,500.  Halfmoon Bay  Waterfront lots, $450 and up.  West Sechelt  Large waterfront lots, $720.  Selma Park  4-room house, good beach, $2500.  E. Pearson, Halfmoon Bay,  or  Consolidated   Brokers   Limited,  942   West   Pender,   Vancouver.  39  FOR SALE  COUNTRY HOMES, ACREAGE  Pender Harbour  2-room house, 22% acres, $1,500.  Halfmoon Bay  2-room house, near waterfront,  $950.  Sechelt  4-room house,  fully furnished,  nice view, 14 acres, $3,000.  4-room house, 38 acres, $2,000.  Modern 6-rodm house, 10 acres,  $5,000.  E. Pearson, Halfmoon Bay or  Consolidated Brokers Limited,  942 West Pender St., Vancouver.  39   . . j   FOR SALE  1 PORTABLE forge as new,  $14.00; 1 hand grinding wheel,  $3.25; 1 small bench vise, $3.00.  Earle's Blacksmith Shop, Gibsons Landing. 40  FOR SALE  PURE BRED dual purpose  Shorthorn bull, 2 years old,  papers, $250. Brood sows;  weanling pigs. Apply R.  Hinsche, Gibsons Landing.       43  ������>������  FOR SALE  ONE  Fawcett Range  complete,  water   jacket,   6   holes,   good  condition,   $40.00.     Mrs.   E.   E.  Bowman, Gibsons Landing.     41  FOR SALE  16V2 ACRES, beside Hotel,  Lake, Pender Harbour, on  highway, five minutes from  school, % mile from government  wharf, post office and store.  Price $500.00 cash. Apply Mae  Reid, Pender Harbour. 41  ������_���������     , ��� I-.. --K.-���II.      ���   ������ ...I. !��� -      -in ������        ' ������        ��� "  FOR SALE  1930 BUICK sedan, good condition.   F. Donley, Middle Point,  Halfmoon Bay. 39  GIBSONS LANDING  y By LES PETERSON  ��� ' "���" ~ "ah'.' ��� ���. - *        __________________n_________________���r^_  A local bull ended it all here  Sunday when he plunged over  the bank above the new excavation here. Warning signs have  since been erected to prevent  further    indiscretions    of    this  nature.  *    *    *  Miss Doris Bedwell of Vancouver has purchased the'.Sea-  Breeze .-Beauty Shoppe here, and  will operate it under her name  commencing May 17.  Miss Bedwell is prepared to  'give a full line of beauty services,   with   machineless   per-'  manents a specialty.  ���.*    *    *  A Chris-Craft landing barge,  powered by a 250 horsepower  Grey Diesel, slid into Gibsons  harbour Friday morning and  tied for a short time to the new  Shell Oil scow. The owner, Bill  Arnett, hopes in the near future  to establish a charter freight  service to points along Howe  Sound and through the Gull of  Georgia.  SHOP by  from  Powell Stores Ltd.  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  By  MRS.  ERICKSON  ^Here from Britannia Townsite  was Alf. Erickson to look over  the progress of "Trail's End"  cottage at Davis Bay. He was  very well pleased with the  work done so far by our friend  Ted Norburn.  * *    *  Joari Chambers was hostess  to sixteen of her young friends  recently on the occasion of her  sixth birthday. Candles were  duly, extinguished and a good  time was had by all.'  * *    *  Mrs. W. Bourne is very busy  these days getting settled in her  new home with a strong smell  of paint and "cuss", words from  Bill about a missing bathtub  which was traced to Prince Rupert.  * *    *  . Trudy Drew is visiting her  sister on Vancouver Island. Miss  Nora Ravenhill was a week-end  guest    recently   at   the    Drew  house.  * *    *  The sudden passing of our  near neighbor, Sam McEwan,  was a great shock to the local  community, especially the old-  timers. His lovely garden will  be a fitting memorial, and on  behalf of many friends may we  extend our deepest sympathy to  his family.  The Logger's Favorite  RUGGED * SMOOTH RUNNING  MANGANESE STEEL SHEAVES    f  Wriie for Pamphlet���B. C. Distributor  iU  11 a  rouiPMtN  395 : WESTVSth AVE. - FA*rmont 7030 - VAN GO U VER, B.C.  *  *  Miss  Nora   Ravenhill  was   a  week-end guest of the George  Drews.     Trudy   is   visiting   on  Vancouver Island at present.  *   *    *  Dick Cook is enjoying a  short holiday. He and Margaret have been taking care of  Alec Ulverstad who has been on  the sick list. Glad to say he is  improving now.  Dick Cook would like to get  a line on the low-down so-and-  so who stole the new muffler  from his boat at Porpoise Bay  wharf.  JAQ&tR*  li-nniiiii  GIBSONS LANDING  and  JULY 1st, 2nd and 3rd  Send Your Entries Now for  HORTICULTURE HOME COOKING  HOME CANNING  SOAP BOX DERBY  (for children)  Home Cooking will be judged by Miss  Edith Adams of the Vancouver Sun.  Horticultural    judges   will    be   Wm.  Chatt and N. Sargent.  No entrance charge for above.  LOG BUCKING  (Bring your own saw.)  2-MILE MARATHON  HORSE SHOE COMPETITION  ���M\ TUG-OF-WAR  I        (Entrance by 5-man team.)  Send your entries to,S. Ffadager Gibsons  Landing  Sponsored by Branch 109, Canadian Legion, W. Howe Sound  PRIZES GALORE!  !!��� Friday, May  16,   1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  By CAROLA  MR. AND Mrs. Art Mott left  for Vancouver, Wednesday,  and on their return will have as  their house guests Mr. and Mrs.  Cliff Bentley, former residents,  of Roberts Creek. We are glad  to hear that Art and Tillie have  laid the cornerstone of the  much looked for snack-bar at  Roberts Creek. Tired mothers,  weary salesmen and bread earners take note: There is hope yet  for   that   Sunday   treat   away  from home!  * *    *  * Observe the Golden Rule and  you'll celebrate 50 birthdays  'tis said. Arlyne Brown and  Walter Sandberg celebrating  this past week are on their way!  Congratulations, kids. Also little Nancy Anne Reed celebrated  May 10 with a party.  * .*    *  Mrs. C. White spent a week  S  General  Merchants  We Have a Good  Selection of  Supersilk Hosiery  Leckie's Work  Boots  and Scampers  Standard Oil Products  Bus Stop  HALFMOON   BAY  * The rabbit now found in all  parts of England, was introduced in mediaeval times.  ^lliHilsn!lt!_H!ay!_iy!__iyi__i!!i!li;:!!HyH!i!!__ii  with her daughter and son-in-  law,    Mr.    and    Mrs.    Gordon  Reeves.  * *    *  Mrs. Babs Brines returned to  the Creek after a short visit to  Vancouver.  * *    *  Miss Lila Walker is a guest of  Mr. and Mrs. Murray MacKenzie while her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Art Walker are establishing residence at Mamette Lake.  * *    *  Can camels wink? Find out  at the Community Hall at the  Creek, May *24. It should be  fun.  ' Sjf * #  Mr. Ralph Galliford has accepted a position with Burns  and Jackson during his vacation from Varsity.  * *    *  Johnny Mathews spent a few  ��� days at the Creek with his folk.  * *    *  Mr. W. A. Strpyan has returned to Vancouver after making the rounds of the grain-  users in the district. This  constitutes his last trip for Buc-  kerfield's, as he is leaving to  affiliate with another company.  Mr. Stroyan is also receiving  congratulations on becoming the  father of a fine bouncing boy.  * *    *  "Ja Vi Elsker Detta Landet"  is the Norwegian national anthem, and will be heard  throughout the land May 17, as  it was on May 17, 1812 when  Sweden, and Norway formed a  union, under one king, and Norway's constitution formed and  written at Eidevold.  * s*        *  It was with much amusement  that we read Jack Scott's column in a recent edition of the  Coast News with reference to  bathtubs. Little does he know  that the subject of bathtubs is  as prevalent in our conversation  as the weather to the farmer,  and the' ritual of bathing in  these parts is not conducive to  playing with soap���or is it?  When we bring our 24"x24"  tin tub in out of the cold, place  it beside the stove, lock the  doors, close the curtains, turn  off the lamps, unlock the door,  dash out to peer through the  windows to see if the invisible  B!!!!a!11BSMH!;:S__i::;!_li!i:|_B!!>!--iy!_iy!Hi'p:!i!PJ>  1  WAMSHiJ  III  REGULAR  Passenger Sailings  TO  GULF COAST  AND  WEST HOWE SOUND POINTS  VANCOUVER-PENDER HARBOUR  SERVICE  NORTHBOUND  SOUTHBOUND  3_eave            Arrive  Z_eave            Arrive  Vancouver   Pender JECr.  Pender Kr.   Vancouver  Sues.  10:00 a.m.        2:00 p.m.  Wed.  12:30 noon        5:45 p.m.  Tlrars.  10:00 ajn.        2:00 p.m.  Pri.  i 12:30 noon       5:45 p.m.  Sat.  12:00 noon       4:00 p.m.  Sun.  5:30 p.m.       9:45 pjoa.  VANCOUVER-SECHELT  SERVICE  NORTHBOUND  Xieave Vancouver  Tuesday    ..........  10:00 a.m.  Thursday      10K��0^a.m.  Friday     6:30 p.m.  Saturday         2:00 p.m.  Sunday     9:30 a.m.  SOUTHBOUND  Xieave Sechelt  Tuesday     6:00 p.m.  Wednesday ........    3:00 p.m.  Thursday-   .........    6:00 pan.  Friday    .......    3:00 pan.  Sunday      6:30 p.m.  VANCOUVER-GIBSONS LANDING SERVICE  Monday  Monday  Tuesday  Wed.  Thursday  Xkeave     ^  Vancouver  2:00 p.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  Reave  Qitosons  8:00 a.m.  5:15 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  5:15 p.m.  Reave  Vancouver  Friday  Friday  Saturday  Reave       H  Gibsons     f=  ���"  4:00 p.m.     =  9:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m. *4:30 p.m.  (appros.)  Sunday   . 10:00 afm.    5:00 p.m.  *via Port Mellon  Information and Tickets  Union Pier. Foot of Carrall Street���PA. 3411  City  Ticket  Office.  793  Granville���MA.  5438  UNION STEAMSHIPS LIMITED  is visible���dash in, lock the door,  place a basin for the feet, collect towels, soaps and a kettle of  water.  The three inches of water is  in by this time as water swells  when leaning slightly to heavy  side���we ease in, place feet in  basin so . . . and bordering on  daftness, we are ready to contemplate.  A knock at the door. (Our  friends in the country always  come to the back door; strangers and bill-collectors to the  front door), and a cheery request "Can I use your tub to  bring in the wood?"  So you say "30" to your tub  and tabbing. Our "24x24" has  other uses. Watering the garden; collecting the necessary to  enrich that garden and carrying  water from the Creek when the  pipe-line freezes. Yep, Jack,  we  are  for  bigger  and  better  bathtubs���BUT stationary.  * *    *  Mrs. Johnny Dickinson arrived at the Creek to spend the  week-end with her dad, Mr. L.  Townley. Her mother is visiting Vancouver.  * *    *  Mrs. J. A. Bates, Mrs. C. Galliford and daughter, Miss Gwen  Galliford, have arrived for the  week-end.  * *    *  The latest from Elphinstone  Bay Road is that Mr. and Mrs.  Colin Graham will be in Vancouver for a week's sojourn and  that Mr. and Mrs. J. Storey expect to open up their new summer resort cottage, and, good  news, meals will be served to  the guests and transients.  For Better Health  HARLEY C. ANDERSON  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  OFFICE HOURS:   Xffon., Wed., and Frl. only���9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Open Evenings by Special Appointment  Three Years on  Staff of Keystone Hospital,  Chicago  (A Surgical and Physiotherapy Hospital)  Box 15, Gibsons Randing, B.C.  DIET  MASSAGE   ���   ERECTROTHEBAPY  and  \  Anatomical Adjustments  Notice To Contractors  LAND CLEARING  Tenders will be received by the undersigned for  the following:  TENDER No. 1���  Burning all debris of the cleared portion on the  new high school site at Gibsons Landing.  TENDER No.  Clearing,   burning   and/or   grading   approximately  . three acres on the new Roberts Creek elementary  school site.  All tenders shall be enclosed in sealed envelopes marked  "Tender for Land Clearing" and shall be in the hands  of the Secretary not later than 6 p.m. on Saturday,  May 31, 1947.  Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  (MRS.) ANNE BURNS,  Secretary,  Sechelt School District No. 46,  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  EM6 WBW  To be exact, FRIDAY, MAY 23rd, is tf��e day you can get your first  beautiful Scenic View FREE from your Standard Dealer, and a new  one each week for fifteen weeks.  Beauty spots of British Columbia are featured in seven of the pictured.  The remaining eight include superb views taken throughout the Western  States, Alaska and Hawaii. All masterpieces of color photography in  full  natural  color,  mounted ready for framing.  And they're  FREE!  ��� . . provided for your enjoyment  by Your Standard Dealer.  ASK     Y  $ T A If D A  DEALER  Wm Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Friday/May 16,  1947  GEMINI  hmhhmmuh-i nmniimi  SEEMS My little bit of news  went astray last week en  route to Halfmoon Bay. Sorry,  Davis Bay, but tweren't my  omission this time.  *    *    *  Too bad I didn't hear about  Sechelts' cow-eating pot-holes  sooner,    I'm    sure    something  could have been done about it,  to the benefit of all concerned.  *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. F. Luoma, who  have bought a lot in Davis Bay,  by Mission Creek Bridge, are  two very busy people. Now that  the lot is cleared to a certain extent, it can be seen what a really  wonderful site it is.   Mrs. Luo-  ma's two little dogs are a great  deal of help, especially when it  comes    to    keeping    things    in  I  Bank of Montreal  GIBSONS LANDING, B.C.  Sub-agency to Carrall  and Hastings  Sts.  Branch, Vancouver, B.C.  Bank at Gibsons and have the benefit of both a  "town" account and full services brought to the  door.'  //  Tuesday���10:45 a.m.���2:30 p.m.  Friday���10:45 a.m.���2:30 p.m.  ���' ���    .     *  Ask' for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Service of the Bank of Montreal".  Waterfront Lots  All Reasonably Priced!  PORPOISE   BAY���Beautiful   waterfront   lots.    Good  anchorage, from $160 up.  SECHELT TOWNSITE���Good business and residential  lots���reasonable prices.  GIBSONS   LANDING���Five   high   elevation  lots   for  residential and business.  Prices $350 up.  GOWER POINT���3 lots���$400 each.   Good beach, over  1 acre each lot. ' ' ���  CALL  E. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager. Halfmoon Bay  OR  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  .   942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver. B. C. PA. 3348  ROLLED ROOFING  HEXAGON SHINGLES  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  PLUMBING  QUALITY  LAWN  HOSE>}  50 ft., with couplings.  $5.50  HOZE NOZZLE  High polished,  wrought brass. Adust-  able spray. Fits Vz, %y  or % inch hose. Long  life.  SUNSET  HDWE  Gibsons Landing,  B.C.  shape���other   dogs   getting  too  nosey for instance.  . *    *    *  D. Erickson's "Trail's End" is  really showing a decided program of progress. One can really  see now what the cottage is going to be like. Mr. Norburn is  doing the work on the property,  and is really doing a good job.  For the benefit of the curious  and the fence-leaners, Dorothy's  cottage is placed at the odd  angle to get in the view of Trail  Islands. Not wishing to face a  black space of sea, whipped to  action by southeasterlies, Dorothy, having a mind of her own  (as anyone can plainly see), has  set her house on an angle to the  front line of her lot, so there!  Incidentally, this angle also  gets a bird's eye view of Wakefield Inn.  *    *    *  Davis Bay wharf is closed now  for an approximate six weeks  for reconstruction and larger  docking area. Demolition is  now in progress and we hope  to see a bit of building in the  near future. Incidentally for  the benefit of Davis Bayers,  there is a petition in the Trading Post, to obtain a small float  for the use of residents, for their  small rowboats, to be signed by  all those in favour.  Of all the residents in the  Wilson Creek and Davis Bay  area, there is a very small minority attend the monthly meetings of the Sechelt District Improvement Association. This  association is for the benefit of  all residents in the district of  Sechelt, which includes Wilson  Creek, Davis Bay and Selma  Park, outside of Sechelt itself.  The members include ratepayers, property, owners and  residents of six months standing.  This is the place to which you  take all your 'grumbling and  beefing for airing.. The association is sincerely concerned with  your problem, providing it is  not personal, and would, if put  into effect benefit other residents of' your community. The  meetings are held on the first  v evening of each month in the  Sechelt   school,   and   there   is  transportation provided for, the  bus starting at Wilson Creek  and going right through to  Sechelt, picking up passengers  en route.  Poet's Corner  TRANSIENT ARIETTA  Low, undulating strains of  music steal  Across the bay, and slip into my  heart���  Under their slow, mesmeric  ���  spell I feel  As one alone, forlorn, detached,  apart.  Vanquished at last, my very  being, it seems  Must rise and seek this strange.  exotic band���  Lydian tones, like strange,  nostalgic dreams,"  Transport me to some far,  celestial land.  Here is it every day,, and music  sweet,  All day defers the toils and cares  of life-  Here no consuming want nor  need we meet,  Nor aught of grief, nor pain,  nor aught of strife.  Ah, 'tis so sweet! but, lo! the  visions wane;  They tremble, fade, and vanish  to my sight���  Wakefulness comes, I am on  earth again,  With no remaining comfort but  the  night..  Quelqtj'tot.  TWO MEN went up into the  temple to pray; the one a  Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and  prayed thus with himself, God,  I thank Thee that I am not as  other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this  publican. I fast twice in the  week, I give tithes of all that I  possess. And the publican,  standing afar off, would not lift  up so much as his eyes unto  Heaven, but smote upon his  breast, saying, God be merciful  to me a sinner.  I tell you, this man went down  to his house justified rather  than the other: for every one  that exalteth himself shall be  abased; and he that, humbleth  himself shall be exalted.��� St.  Luke 18:10-14.  COME UNTO Me, all ye that  labour and* are heavy laden,  and I will give you rest. Take  My yoke upon you, and learn of  me; for I am meek and lowly  in heart: and ye shall find rest  unto your souls. For My yoke  is easy, and My burden is light.  ���St. Matt. 11:28-30.  Electric and Batteries  Mantle Models  Now Available  ��� ^  Wilson Creek  Garage Ltd.  WILSON CREEK  ��� The use of lemon juice by  sailors in the British Navy was  made obligatory as an anti-  scurvy tonic in 1795.  GIBSONS MARINE SALES  (Next door to Sea Bus office)  *   ���  In Stock at City Prices . ��� .  INBOARDS ��� OUTBOARDS ��� ACCESSORIES  ���'���:������������.���   * ."��� -.'���������'���"'<       '���'  Agents for Briggs & Straiton  Get Set  For Summer  You'll enjoy the warm  weather ahead far more  with a pair of anti-glare  SUN GLASSES. See our  fine selection now!  LANG'S DRUGS  GIBSONS LANDING  . 13c  2 for 19c  _   __    19c  TOMATO JUICE:   Libbys.   20-oz. _______  APPLE JUICE:   20-oz.  .   KRAFT DINNER:   Pkt. '____ __  RICE KRISPIES:   _________ ___________ 2 for 25c  WAX PAPER: 100-ft. roll  __  25c  SLICED DILL PICKLES:   16-oz. _____________________32c  SARDINES:   Brunswick. _ 9c  TISSUE:   Purex. ^���-��� 3 for 29c  KERNEL CORN:   14-oz. ____________ 17c  PEAS:   No. 5.  20-oz. can. __  2 for 25c  HARDWARE, DRYGOODS and FRESH MEATS  Sechelt Service Store Friday, May 16,  1947.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  sews  By ELSIE KORHONE  BB  MURDOCK  Marine Supply  '��� Groceries '  ��� Fresh Meats and  y Vegetables  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  WE'VE ALMOST had it! Within  the next fifth or sixth week  the school will be pretty well  closed to start the summer holidays.  Between June 16 and 19 many  of our high school students will  be slaving away with departmental junior matriculation  .exams. Good luck to you all!  A timetable giving the date of  each examination is set up in  Mr. Trueman's room.  Have you noticed on the school  grounds our safety monitors  from   the   elementary   school?  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W.  G.  Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  Those kids with the little Red  Cross Badges are out for us, so  we'd better watch our step!  The school programme consisting of plays by the High  School was definitely put off.  Enough practice could not be  put in for the plays because of  the students' absence from  school when the buses were unable to run. After their return  the last term of school was getting shorter, so that time did  not permit any further practice.  However we do wish to thank  Mr. Marsden and our teachers  for trying to make the programme a success.  On Friday morning two periods were taken up in seeing  films. The teachers showed the  students several films on the  Nervous System and Alcohol.  BASEBALL  During the Physical Education period Thursday, the first  of class competitions in baseball was played. The elementary  school boys team with Eddie  Battison on the mound definitely   showed  the   High   School  Return Visit...  of the World Famous  BOYS BAND  Conductor:  ARTHUR DELAMONT  Saturday, Maq 31st.  8 p.m.  , June 1st. - 2 p.m.  SECHELT PAVILION  Proceeds to Sechelt DOREEN DOYLE  "Blue Baby" Fund  Under Direction of Sechelt Musical  Appreciation Society  .   ���. . . '  / Sponsored by:  SECHELT BRANCH No. 140 CANADIAN LEGION  THE COAST NEWS and UNION STEAMSHIPS  boys team with Jack Wiren on  the mound, how to play the  game by taking the winning  honours. Nice going there kids,  that's showing them!  Basketball practices of Monday nights have now been changed to softball practices on the  school softball field. The school  field is really down pat now.  The new backstop was put in by  some of the fellows with Mr.  Oliver's help. Now we don't  have to bother Mr. Farnham's  chickens for the ball as a result  of a wild pitch, George and  Tweed!  All of us here at school wish  to make two more new students  welcome to Gibsons Landing  School. The best of luck to you  here Margaret and ��� Barry  Stewart!  On May 9th, a Teen Town  party was held in the school  hall. A goodly numbered crowd  appeared on the floor for the  dance. At the beginning, the  record player gave the kids a  little trouble by not giving a  loud enough reception. This  was however, quickly remedied  by one of the fellows in the  crowd. Thanks a lot Jack on  behalf of Teen Town. Notice  Kay Coleridge going up to the  fellows on the Bingo Dances  with a raised hammer. You  dance or else, says Kay! That's  showin' them how they should  be treated, Kay.  If Says Here-  Shopping  Around  Gibsons  By l. Mcpherson  SUMMER days do show up now  and   then   between   showers,  and   thoughts   turn   to   salads,  shorts, sunburn and sherbets.  First in order, salads, to help  you get in 'shape' for item No. 2.  Try, on a stay-at-home evening,  a huge bowl of shredded lettuce,  slivered green onions, tops an'  all, diced cucumbers, all tossed,  sprinkled with sugar, vinegar,  salt and paprika, and just before serving, pour on a couple  tablespoons of thick cream, and  swish them around. And still  the best place to find , cool  greens and fresh vegetables is  the store closest to the wharf-  under-construction.  Then go all out for the sun's  blessing in a clever bareback  sundress, or shorts and bra, or  the brief cotton frocks that now  are in stock at the dress shop.  Right up to date, this store carries nylons, satin panties, smart  kiddies wear, and teen agers  dressy skirts. For your own  special dates you cannot go  wrong with one of the eyelet  embroidered silk dresses.  And then following up the original idea, comes the sunburn,  or tan... depends on your discretion. Trust the druggist for  ���preventative lotions Or remedies  ... there is a good supply. The  variety of sun glasses is remarkable. You can deck your  freckled nose with the upsweep  style, decorated with posies, or  be conservative with the standard sun goggles. But try to get  the ground lenses for your eye  comfort and protection.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  *  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  *  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  A small blood capillary is one  fiftieth the thickness of a human  hair.  Dr. Leo Friesen  B.A., Max,' L.M.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  603 E. 15th Ave.  Corner of Kingsway  and 15th Ave.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Phone FA. 3150  MARSHALL  BROS.  PLUMBING   and   HEATING  Servicing West Howe Sound  and  Sechelt Peninsula  GIBSONS  LANDING  -  Hill's Machine  Shop  Gibsons Landing  Precision  Machinists  Marine and Automotive  Repairs  Arc and Acetylene Welding  Oil Burners  Installed  and  Repaired  If you wanted your car  fixed you would not take  it to a dressmaker.  So it goes-���  To each his own.  We are equipped to serve  you with Fresh, Cured  Meats, Fish and Poultry,  and a full line of Cooked  Meats.  Farmers!  Make Kennett's the Clearing House for your Livestock, Live Poultry, Dairy  Produce.  H. KENNETT  BUTCHER  Next to Bank of Montreal  Gibsons  Landing  "Prompt Attention to Mail Order si"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:  Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  it FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. ��� Phone 230 frage Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May  16;  1947  George Bell  PAINTER and  DECORATOR  Granthams Landing  Sea Breeze  Beauty Shoppe  GIBSONS LANDING  Under New Management  Complete  Line of j  BEAUTY SERVICES       {  Doris  Bedwell {  Operator I  ���    I .mt     ��      .1 II���.II---I��� *  MORE TIME TO  Yard 'Em In  at  WAKEFIELD  Open at 10:30 a.m.  *  No Lunches to carry.  Cookhouse  at  Trackside.  Hassans*  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Hardware  ���  Fishing Tackle  *  Independent Fish  Buyers  *.    ���.  Ship Chandlers  ���  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES. MEATS.  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK .  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  By SUE ELLA.  MRS. E. W. Engle of Cameron  Lake, V.I., has returned home,  after a trip to Pender Harbour.  Mr. and Mrs. Engle owned and  operated the Chalet at Cameron  Lake. -They are retiring from  business and  are  very pleased  with Pender Harbour.  * *    *    *  Mr. Will Franklin of Merry  Island, who had been ailing for  some time, was admitted to hospital. Wilf Scott, assisted by  Bob Thompson and Bill Mervyn,  transported Mr. Franklin on a  stretcher to the hospital. They  used Mr. Scott's truck after a  boat trip from Merry Island to  Halfmoon Bay.  ���     *    * .  *  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Olmstead  of the Almaro, spent a few days  in Garden Bay where they gave  their boat a coat of paint. They  are cruising around. Mrs. Olmstead has a hairdressing parlor  fitted up on the boat.  * *    *  Miss Aiidry Pollock was guest  of honor at a miscellaneous  shower given in her honor by  friends in the harbour. The  affair was held at the home of  Mrs. Murdock.  * sic *  Mrs. Cecil Lawrence and two  daughters enjoyed a days' outing  with "Cecil," owner and operator of the stages plying between  Gibsons and Garden Bay.  * ,  *   . *  Correction���Mr. Danny Mc-  Lure visited at the home of  Capt. John Kerr during his stay  in Pender Harbour.  * *    *  Mr. A. McQuarrie, Mr. A. J.  W. Mitten, Art Rea and E.  Thompson of Powell River, were  in the Harbour Saturday and  Sunday. They were members.  of the orchestra that played for  the Community Club dance. The  music was well received and a  gala evening was expected, but  due to the necessity of enforcing  the Lord's Day Act the waltz  was played at 12, p.m. Mr. Harvey Sparling's boat Sparda was  chartered by the committee of  the Community Club to transport the four men from Stillwater and back.  * *    *  The May Day committee and  the schools are busy with plasis  for May.24. Miss May Zertz of  Silver Sands, Miss Bonriee Harris of Kleindale, Miss Marilyn  Davis of Superior School and  Miss Barbara Davidson of  Irvines Landing are the candidates for May "queen."  * ������ *    *  The Women's Auxiliary to the  Canadian Legion have received  their charter and Mrs. Curry  will attend the next meeting and  all members will be initiated and  enrolled. Mrs. Dan Cameron,  president, who has been ill for  some time, will be able to attend the meeting and all members and new members are urged  to attend. The date of May  meeting will be announced.  *  *  Mr. and Mrs. Jim McWhinnie  visited at - the home of Mr. and  Mrs.  Roy Dusenbury  Saturday  and Sunday.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Cameron,  better known as Marie and Cam,  arrived aboard the "Mugwump"  and are visiting in the district.  At present they are aboard Mr.  and Mrs. Leslie Budden's  boat  out fishing.  * *    *'  Pender Harbour is going  ahead in many ways. It now  boasts a shoe renew store,  Harry Reiter is operating a shop  at Madeira Park and fast,  efficient work is turned out.  The   bake   shop   owned   and  operated by Mr. and Mrs. Zro-'  bach  is  rapidly gaining popularity.   Many of the local stores,  featuring their bread, their pies  and buns are ready sellers.  A barber shop will soon open  in Garden Bay. Mr. Harry  Russell has returned to Vancouver to line up his equipment.  Garden Bay Lodge and Cafe  are being remodelled. The cafe  is being enlarged and a small  grocery store will soon open in  Garden Bay. Two inboard boats  have been purchased for renting  purposes.  * *    *  Mrs. McGuarrie had visiting  her last -week her son and  daughter-in-law and grandson.  Mr. McGuarrie has just recently  returned home from overseas.  Mr. and Mrs. McGuarrie formerly resided in Pender Harbour, occupying the home now  owned by Mr. and Mrs. Alf  Lloyd.  * *    *  Miss Gladys Craig has returned, to her duties in St. Mary's  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  i^MH��H-W��-i   i-JM  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  ���'.��������� :  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  J  MR.   AND   Mrs.   Olie   Klevins  have   moved   into  their  new  home at Madeira Park.  * * *        f        '  Little Keith Nichol celebrated his birthday!by having a  number of his young friends in.  * *    *  Mrs. Sims, Miss Dorothy Sim  and  Miss   Maureen  Speirs   are  ��� ���        ... .. ., , ������. .  Hospital after a few days spent  in Vancouver. -  * *    *  Miss A. McConnell of Vancouver visited in Garden Bay and  Guarry Bay over the week-end.  spending their holidays in their  summer home at Madeira Park.  Miss Speirs is nursing at St.  Paul's Hospital. Miss Sim is  nursing in Victoria.  *  Mrs. Wm. Spurrill and daughters   Tris   and  Elaine   went to  Vancouver via the Gulf Wing.  ��*���*������  Mr. and Mrs. Reg. Spicer and  son Garry have returned from  a trip to Vancouver.  *  *  Mrs. Donald Murray of Port  Hammond is -visiting with her  daughter, Mrs. Spurrill  #  *  #  Mr. K. Schuton of Gunboat is  home convalescing after a slight  injury while working up north.  #    *    *  Miss Betty Newich spent her  time off from duties in St..  Mary's Hospital by taking a trip  to Vancouver.  A collection was taken for  Mr. Louis Kichbaugh who lost  everything when his home was  completely destroyed by fire.  A sum of about $200 was given  to Mr. Kichbaugh to help him  get a home started. He carried  no insurance.  India is a leading producer of  cotton, tea, tobacco and sugarcane.  Inquiries Invited  and  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 ______________������___���__ ________���.. 75c  20-pcs. 32"x96", crated.   Per crate.._ $10.00  D.L.  Lumber and Supplies Ltd.  i  5842 Fraser Ave., Vancouver* B.C.  Phone FRaser 1437  GULF LINES LTD.  M. V. "GULF WING  It  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay  ROUTE No. 2  NORTHBOUND  Lv; Vancouver  .  Ar. Sechelt :   Ar. Halfmoon  ���  Ar. Pender*   Monday  No  Northbound  Trip  Tuesday  9:30 a.m.  ll:45Qa.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  Wednesday  9:30 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  Thursday  Trip No. 1  9:30 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  Thursday  Trip No. 2  6:15 p.m.  8:30 p.m,  9:15 p.m.  10:15 p.m.  Friday  5:00 p.m,  7:15 p.m.  8:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.  Saturday  1:00 pjn.  3:15 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  Sunday  Trip No. 1  11:00 a.m.  1; 15 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  Sunday  ^  Trip No. 2  8:00 pjn.  Flag   :������������*{  10:45 p.m.  *NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will be made at Irvine's Lndg., Garden: Bay; Madiera Park  * NOTE���Saturday, 5:30 p.m., is Departure Time from Irvines Landing, Pender Harbour  SOUTHBOUND  Lv. Pender _.   Lv. Halfmoon ~  Lv. Sechelt   Ar. Vancouver  Monday  5:30 aon.  6:15 a.m.  8:30 a.m.  Tuesday  1:30 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  3:45 pan.  6:00 p.m.  Wednesday  1:30 pan.  3:00 p.m.  3:45 p.m��  6:00 pjn.  Thursday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 p.m.  3:45 p.nio  6:66 pjn.  Friday  7:00 a.m*  8:15 a,m.  9:00 a.m.  11:15 a.m.  Saturday  Trip No. 1  8.00 a.m.  9.00 a.m.  9.45 a.m.  12:00 noon  Saturday  Trip No. 2  5:30 p.m.  Direct io  Vancouver  8:45 p.m.  Sunday  3:00 pom.  4:30 pjn.  5:15 pjn.  7:30 pjn.  ���i  For information please call  Ferry Wharf, ;ft. Columbia St.  Route No. 2 Schedule effective May 1, 1947,  . 4*55 or MX. 7039  Vancouver, B.C. _  rating  on   D.S.T.,  until  further  notice.  I  EH Friday. May  16,  1947.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  &  Spray Painting  Interior or Exterior Painting  with Brush or Spray .  Kalsornining If Required  Free Estimates  Vic Palmer  Pender Harbour  Eire has a campaign to speed  up house construction.  By HILDA LEE  MR.  AND  Mrs.  Bert  Sim are  receiving   congratulations   on  the arrival of a son at the Vancouver General Hospital, May 2.  * ������'*' '��� ".*  Mr. J. Sowerby attended the  annual Telephone Pioneers* dinner held in Vancouver recently.  * *    *  Miss Ethel Campbell was a  guest at Selma Park Lodge for  a few days.  * *    *  ���/��� ���  A  hearty  welcome   is   being  "ARE   YOU   COVERED?"  see  P. G. McPherson  At Gibsons  FOR ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  AND REAL ESTATE  extended to Mr. and Mrs. C.  Moorhouse and family who have  taken up residence in the house  formerly occupied by the Mc~  Rae's.  * * , *  We shall not be seeing the big  line truck of the B.C. Power  Commission on the road around  Selma anymore, as the crew  has finished and left for another  job. Goodbye boys, we hope to  benefit from all your hard work.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ritchie  have moved to their new home  at Davis Bay. Come up and see  us- sometime, folks!  * *    *  Mrs. J. Sowerby attended the  wedding of Miss Alice Corcoran  of Victoria, held in the capital  city May 5.  Radar located a 250-ton caisson which broke loose while  being towed to Le Havre,  France, and drifted north of the  Scilly Isles.  British Columbia's  gramme  PART 1  British Columbia's social legislation is designed to promote the  welfare of children, individuals and families, suffering from various  social needs. Some of the most important Acts are:  SOCIAL ASSISTANCE ACT!  Social allowances, general medical services, drugs and other types  of assistance may be granted under the terms of this Act. The act  has been designed to make legal provision for those who cannot be  granted assistance under other more specific acts', with the result  that no one who is eligible should be denied necessities essential to  maintain or assist in maintaining a reasonably normal health  existence.  MOTHERS' ALLOWANCE ACT  Under the terms of this act, provision is made for the granting of  an allowance to mothers with children urider the age of sixteen years^  and under certain conditions under eighteen years, who are widows or  who cannot be supported by the husband for certain specific reasons.  OLD-AGE PENSION ACT  This act enables the province to make provision for persons' seventy  years of age and over who may be.eligible under the Federal Act and  Regulations. In addition the province provides a cost of living bonus  or allowance. Persons seventy years of age and over who are not  eligible under the provisions of the Federal Act may be granted  comparable.assistance under the "Social Assistance Act".  CHILD WELFARE  Child Welfare legislation includes the Protection of Children Act-  Children of Unmarried Parents Act, Adoption Act, Boys' Industrial  School Act, Girls' Industrial Schools Act and the Juvenile Delinquency Act, and entails the protection and care of dependent or  neglected children1 placement of children in adoption homes; and  care and treatment of delinquent children.  British Columbia's programme is ihe most outstanding and the  most generous in Canada. The services available to those in need,  at our district offices in unorganized territory and in municipalities, are the most comprehensive in the Dominion.  Department of Health and Welfare  , Social Welfare Branch  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS VICTORIA, B.C.  ill  ROBERTS CREEK���The social  event of the season took place  Monday afternoon when Mrs. R.  J. Eades entertained in honor of  Miss Reva Keats whose marriage to Mr. Reg. Eades takes  place May 17 in Vancouver.  The house and grounds were  beautifully decorated throughout with spring flowers.  Presiding at the urns were  Mrs. E. S. Merrick, Mrs. H. J.  Robinson, and Mrs. E. Killam.  Serviteurs were Mrs. C. Hare,  Mrs. J. Newman, Mrs. P. Edmonds and Miss Doreen Blomgren.  The exquisite wedding gown  and Mary Queen of Scots headdress and floor-length veil designed and made b$ Mrs. Eades  were displayed for the benefit of  her many friends at Roberts  Creek, who will be unable to  attending the wedding.  Fashioned in Nylon jersey,  bouffant style with semi-train,  the sweetheart neckline was  edged in Brussels lace and  caught in front with antique  pearl decor. An added feature  was the raised hemline, displaying the slip of matching lace.  The guests included Mesdames  E. S. Merrick, H. G. Firilay, A.  L. Taggart, A. E. Dawson, K  Clark, L. Lindwall, R. Nimo,  E. Flumerfelt, J. Orr, A. Weal,  R. M. Hughes, C. Woldershaw,  Olive Blomgren, G. Reeves, G.  Johnston, G. F. Cotton, A. Har-  binson, J. L. Kirkland, E. J.  Shaw, M. Whitworth, H. J. Robinson, Kathleen Sbane, Helen M.  Lowe, Venn Rookes, C. White,  Margaret  E.   Roberts,  Margery  By MRS.  R. MOSIER  MRS. C. HEBERT and her two  sons of Vancouver are here to  spend the summer at the camp  of Mr. and Mrs. L. Edmunds.  Mrs. Hebert is the latter's sister.  * *    *  Mrs. R. Walker entertained on  May 7 with a party in honor of  her daughter Rill, whose sixth  birthday it was.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. V. Clapp and  children arrived Tuesday past to  open their summer home at  Redroofs.  Commissioner and Mrs. Eames  of Vancouver were Sunday  visitors to the home of Mr. and  Mrs. G. Cormack.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Cooper and daughters  joined Mr. Cooper at Redroofs  for the week-end.  * *    *  Mr. D. McKenzie and Mr. R.  Rogers were at the McKenzie  and Flavelle camp for a few  days last week.  * *    *  Vancouver-bound last week  were Mrs. W. Meikle of Welcome Beach, Mrs. G. Herrington, Miss Marian Edmunds and  Mr. E. Pearson.  Collins, Ralph H. Cotton, E.  Killam, L. Friesen, J. Boutilier,  F. Heron, C. Forst, W. C. McCullough, C. ;.N:.. Bourn, M. I.  Edmonds, M. Newman, C. Hare,  G. Edmonds, Misses Doreen  Blomgren, Carol Forst, Sharleen  Edland, Moira Soane, Janet  Bernhof and Beth Jacjk.  ^  P.M.  m  fH�� MAN     *  POWER CHAIN SAW  FELLS AND BUCKS  Quicker and Easier  SAVES TIME . . . SAVES LABOR . . . The P.M. Power Saw is  fast and amazingly efficient. In a day you can cut more cord-  wood, fence posts, construction timbers, pulp wood or clear  more land, etc., with less work. Weighs only 35 to 37 pounds-  is well balanced and compactly built to carry easily and work  in small spaces with a minimum of strain on the operator.  The swivel arrangement of the carburetor assures easy cutting  oh cither vertical or horizontal timber. 14, 20 and 26" cutter*  bar lengths are available. Operation is economical ... a built*  in oiler lubricates the saw in action. The high-grade air-cooled!  magneto assures easy starting. Repair parts arc readily available and inexpensive.  MAGNESIU.M CASTINGS-  Non-Corrosive  Will Not Rust.  For full information and price  CLIP AND  MAIL THIS  C08P0I  >..*�����..9  ..........*��..v..  PSVT-8).  LESJOFORS PARAGON LTD.,  845 East Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C.  I am interested in the P.M. One-Man Powetr  Chain Sate. Please send particulars and price.  Name. ._ .... .��� ,.,.,_,  Address.... Page Eight  .THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C^  Friday, May 16,  1947  By   INNES   WILLISON  Mr. and Mrs. Elmer M. Jorgenson went for a speedboat  trip to Egmont on April 27 to  visit with Mrs. Jorgenson's parent, W. Griffith.  *    *    *  Mrs. W. Wilson has returned  to her home at Vancouver after  spending three weeks with her  brother, Bill Craighead.  *    *    *  Miss Ida Jorgenson has returned home after several days'  holiday at New Westminster and  Vancouver. Miss Phylis Austring has left for San Francisco,  Calif., after spending her vacation at Jorgenson's.  *    ���*  *  Bill   Craighead   has   left   for  Vancouver on business.  Shop at the  tore  c+s>  Gresham Nylons  LATEST STYLES AND SHADES  at Hastings Street Prices  Cf��5  Union Steamship Store  SECHELT  A DURO  MEETS  EVERY  Farm Need  R  UNNING water is  a necessity on the  modern farm -���- in the  home, stables, poultry  pauses, and greenhouses--it saves valuable time and  labour every day. Livestock need plenty of Fresh  IWater to maintain a high standard of production���let  ft &URO pump carry the water for you.  TOE NEW DIJRO PUMP  The new DURO is the Farmer's pump ���built fd  pump water through all your buildings for all your  twater needs. Wellrconstructed, it will give you long  fend satisfactory service.  EMCO  FIXTURES  AND FITTINGS  For your Kitchen, Bathroom, and Laundry.  Designed for Beauty and  JJtility. See us for com-  pjgfe iiiformation,  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUR NEEDS, CALL  VETERAN'S PLUMBING  PHONE 9511  F. Muir  Ed Devilt  WESTVIEW, B. C.  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO., LIMITED  By MRS.  O. DUBOIS  JIM Warnock  is  away on the  tug "La Guard" after receiving  his tug boat captain certificate.  Bill Warnock is fishing on the  west coast with his new boat the  Keranina. He is reported as  doing well with the anchovie  fishing  and   his  family  expect  him home about May 24.  * *    *  The three saw mills owned by  Reg Spicei, Mr. Baker and M.  Warnock in Bargain Harbour  are'��kept busy cutting lumber  for local use.  Mrs. Lewis Heid is still in St.  Mary's Hospital here, and all  her many friends send their  sincerest   wishes   for   a   speedy  recovery.  * *    *  Mrs. Sands has been a recent  visitor to the H. Harris home.  Mrs. Sands is here to visit her  daughters and grandchildren.  - *    *    *  Velma Harris was home for  the week-end to visit her fam.  ily. She later returned to Vancouver where she  is attending  school.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Archie West  have moved into their new  home again on the highway here  in Kleindale.  * *    *  John Klein'is now living here  on his boat, after many, years'  absence.   His friends and rela-  tives are pleased at his return.  * ��� #    *  Ray West was home for the  week-end to visit his family. He  later returned to his logging  show up close to Egmont.  BOWEN ISLAND  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  THE BOWEN Island Inn, under  the management of Mr. W. E.  Jenner, opens for the season on  May 16.  * *    *  The roads in the Union Estates  are being repaired. It should  be smooth riding from now on.  * *    #  The Women's Auxiliary to the  Canadian Legion, Branch 150,  held its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 13, at the home of Mrs.  P. McWha.  Mr. and Mrs. J. McKirdy are  leaving this week to travel to  Scotland. They are visiting  friends and? relations across  Canada and in Pittsburgh before they board the "Queen  Mary" and sail to Southampton.  The ship leaves New York on  June 13.  * *    *     ..'.������������  Mr. Barrie Tait has returned  to Bowen after working several  months in Vancouver.  * . *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Knipe  arrived on Saturday to spend a  few days on the Island.  The first brood of ducklings  presented themselves on Saturday at the Lagoon. Quite, a  number of Mallards have made  the Lagoon their home since Mr.  Dot    Crookall    began    feeding  them a few years ago.  ���*.*���#.-  Business must be getting good.  Mr. Ped Dorman H^s a brand  new truck.  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.  14SV  Samuel Colt, inventor of the  revolver, made a wooden model  in 1829. ;  The giant ant-eater walks  with its toes turned inward to  keep from dulling its claws.  '*  The manager of the  furniture factory in Eddie's town  landed a big order. It meant he  had to buy a lot of extra  lumber, increase his payroll.  He lost no time in putting  the whole thing up to  the manager of his local  bank. Together they  worked out how much  money he would need to  take care of wages and other  .costs until he delivered the goods.  Then, with the backing of his bank, he got  to work on the order.  ... And that's where Eddie came in. He  was put oh the payroll���-given his first chance  to learn a trade. Right now he's on his  way home to tell Mom and Dad  how much he likes his new job.  SPONSORED       BY       YOUR       BANK  ma  ���t

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