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Array =f-T��"VW"'J���T"  "y^sr/s:^'  ^iyi:^rwW'Z^  ' w < Lrv&' .    ���-������ -������ >~  ' PENDER    HARBOUR ��� Constable Jack Purdy of Sechelt  .'conducted an  inquiry into  the  ���  cause of the fire which resulted  ;  in the death of Albert Hodson  and   extensive   damage   to   his  , boat.  . It was decided that the  fire was caused by Hodson filling- a kerosene-burning Primer  stove   with   an   open   container  and  an   uncovered   flame   was  present.    When the  oil caught  on fire the small enclosed cabin  must have  filled  quickly  with  smoke  and  fumes  which  soon  overpowered   Hodson   and    he  fell helplessly to the floor.    He  died of asphyxia and second degree burns.' y  Building Conference  Commences Thursday  KEEN interest is being shown in  ' the proposed conference on  school buildings, grounds and  equipment to be held at the University of B.C.: from April 10  to 12.  The three-day conference is  sponsored by the U.B.C. department of education and extension in response to requests  from school boards^ trustees and  teachers all over the province.  Purpose of the meeting is to  give guidance, through lectures,  discussions and panels in problems of construction and reconversion of school facilities.  Guest leader will be Dr. F. W.  Hart, professor of educational  administration at the University  of California, who is a well-  known inter national authority  on school buildings. A special  lecture will also be given by j.  L. Stocks, ��� supervisor of operations, Seattle city schools.  The session will be held from.  ,v 9:30 a.tn.-to5-ptiri/;,on Thursday  ' 'and  Friday,  April   10  and   il;  from 9:30 a.m. to  12 noon on  Saturday,  April  12.    The  con-  ..���;   ference will be held at Acadia  Camp, near the University'campus, arid room and meals will be  provided here, if desired, at $3  ' per day.   ���..���__.. .  West Secheft V.O.N.  Entertained at Meet  SECHELT���Mrs. J. J. Nickson  eritertained the West Sechelt  V.O.N. Auxiliary at her home,  Rex wood, at the regular  riionthly meeting. Those pres-  ��� ent were Mesdames G. Arnold,  president; D. M. C. Browning,  secretary; Miss Forey, P.H.N.;  Mesdames R. L. Jackson, W.  Smith, J. Redman, j. Rice, F.  French, J. Evans, M. Froom, A.  Grey, E. Redman, A. Redman,  D. E. Bierry, P. Hanson, G.  Kraft, S. Smith, N. Hansen, J.  McCrea, G: Pcrwell, J". Allen.  It was explained by the president that though this group is  primarily a West Sechelt unit,  members are very welcome  from other parts of the district.  The work is distributed at the  meetings to be done at ./the  homes, and the meetings are  held at the homes of members.,  The next meeting will be held  at the home of Mrs. Arnold.  Fire Destroys Home  FIRE completely destroyed the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Coul-  dery, March 27. The origin of  the blaze has not been determined to date. The Coulderys  ������;. were fortunate in having a  number of neighbors present to  help remove iurniture, etc., and  also keep their cottage, which ���  was situated near by, from  burning. The house was estimated to be worth $8,000. About  15 neighbors formed a bucket  brigade from the sea, 300 feet  away but "were unable to tbn-  ytrol the blaze,   f e  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,  v    Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wil-  ��i son   Creek,   Roberts' Creek,   Gran-  ^thams���> Landing,   Egmont,   Hopkins,  I Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  i'O.K1 A. B.C. i  PUBLISHED EYTHE  COAST NEWS, I.IMITSD  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B.'C. National Advertising- Office: Powell River, B. C.  ���*w  Vol. II  No.  __^i___��__i_!icHj  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. Friday, April 4,  1947 5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  C-TAIlf D-SI-flf ^is tim^ere(^ knoll, centrally located  iJlVIII T CI I It in Cranberry Lake village arel, is the  much-discussed Scout Park which has recently been leased  by the village to Cranberry Boy Scou,ts for development  as a park for the youngsters. The photo is taken from the  east side of Cranberry Lake itself, looking toward Cranberry School and shows the useful lakeside location which  the boys can develop while they study their woodcraft  skills. A beach spot is available at one point; while the  height of the hill affords an excellent look-out.  The Cranberry Scouts are the first Scout group in the  Powell River area to go into park, development work. Their  action may lead' to other Scout {.(roups along the coast  and elsewhere becoming interested in park development.  New Sub*Agency Head -  Ratepayers Plan  GIBSONS LANDING���Bank of  Montreal sub-agency will be  headed by ;Mr. E. A. Royce of  the Main and Hastings branch  in Vancouver in the future. He  is replacing Mr.Henniker, v/ho  has been moved to a post in the  superintendents department,  Mr. Royce and his assistant  will endeavour to visit Gibsons  at least once a week and will be  glad to talk over financial problems and plans.  Laid to Rest  ROBERTS GREEK ��� Mrs. Matilda Givins passed away  peacefully at her home here on  March 27. She is survived by  her husband, E. T. Givins.  The Givins had made their  home at the Creek for some  years. Funeral services were  held in Vancouver on March 31.  Interment took place at Mountain View Cemetery, March 31.  Mrs. Givins died while her  husband was helping the bucket,  brigade .fight the fire that destroyed the Couldery home.  Water inspection  QIBSONS LANDING���Examination of. Mount Elphinstone  water shied with a view to future  development is proposed by  Gibsons Landing Ratepayers  Association.   .  Directors, meeting this week,  suggested the. standing committee on th,e water board and the  water commissioned visit y the  watershed in the driest "season,  ypresumably about the beginning  of September, to determine  volume available at that time.  W. Chatt reported to the  directors that more than 25 entries have been made for the  ladies chrysanthemum society.  Applications will be received  until the-end of April.  FINED $10  .SECHELT���Brought before the  magistrate last week-end was  Elmer; Jorgenson of Halfmoon  Bay who was fined ten dollars  and costs for operating a motor  y ehiclewithput a driver's  license. \  Tto 95,000 Maori  living in New Zealand.        ���������:'  GRANTHAMS SERVES  AS BUS TERMINAL  GRANTHAMS LANDING���Sea'  Bus Lines Limited have announced   that,   while    Gibsons  wharf is closed for re-construction,   Granthams  Landing   will-  be their regular terminal.   The  Sechelt  bus  and taxicabs  will  connect with the Sea Bus trips,  as scheduled, but will do so at  Granthams instead of Gibsons.  For   the  convenience   of  tie  residents of Gibsons, the,-ferry  will use Gibsons municipal float -  (Armour's).     The    approaches  to- this  float  are  poor  at  low  tides, and persons using it, are  requested to exercise caution.  Auxiliary Observes  Fourteenth Year  GIBSONS LANDING ��� The  Women's Auxiliary of the  Canadian Legion celebrated its  fourteenth anniversary March  21 by entertaining husbands and  escorts at a dinner and social  evening at the Legion Hall.  Three charter members were  honored guests, Mrs. H. Bartle,  Mrs. A. Pilling and Mrs: A.  Morris.  Mrs. Bartle and Mrs. Pilling  were presented with the gold  Legion pin for past presidents,  and Mrs. Morris received a gift.  .;''&���      '  E:   .:  urse Tells or experiences  With UNRRA in War  GRANTHAMS LANDING���Men  of the A.O.T.S. met in Gibsons  Memorial Church Hall, March  21, and had their wives as their  guests to dinner. The period  following was a visitation  among members and friends,  after which all moved upstairs  to the church where the guest  speaker was Nurse Mary Hen- *  derson of Soames Point, who  gave an address on her work  and experience with U.N.R.R.A.  during the war years.  Nurse Henderson started her  travels from Washington to New  �� York where, with 50 other nursing sisters and some thousands  of G.I.'s boarded the Aquitania  and sailed for Great Britain.  Disembarking at Gourock,  Scotland, the party entrained  for London, and for a few days  were there during the bombardment of the city by the Germans. Again boarding ship and  after an interesting voyage they  arrived at Port Said. They travelled to Cairo along the side  Of the Suez canal.  . From the headquarters of .  U.N.R.R.A., in Cairo Nurse Henderson was assigned to El Shatt  refugee camp situated about a  half hour's drive from the city  of Suez.    The camp contained  Italy from the Dalmatian coast  only to be moved from there as  military operations increased.  The majority of the refugees  were women and children and  the men were middle aged.  CONDITIONS  Living quarters were large  tents housing about 20 people.  Often four or five families occupied one tent and got*along well  together.  Many of. the tents were made  quite attractive with hand-made  benches at the door and little  garden plots with a few sprouts  showing through the desert  sand.  The Yugoslavs are an industrious and independent race  with a desire to govern themselves.  The huge camp was carefully  laid out under sanitary condi- ���  tions and ample food supplied,  the  women  doing  the  cooking  and kitchen work.  In the camp workshops were  carpenters, tinsmiths, tailors,  shoemakers and artists. The  tools \vere mostly hand made  and the work produced, remarkable.  There was a 400-bed hospital  of huts and tents and many of  the girl refugees were trained as  nurses' aides.  Owing to the great changes  in temperature, with hot days  and cold nights there were many  cases of pneumonia and rheumatism.  UNUSUAL  BEAUTY  These, refugees missed the  beauty of their native land with  its vista of mountains, trees and  srea and found it hard to adjust  themselves to the barren desert,  although it had a beauty all its  own and a desert sunset was  something to be long remembered.   ,.'  From El Shatt camp could be_  seen  the  bare  hills  of Attica. "  The   Suez   canal   was   within  W. A. Musicale  Great Success  GRANTHAMS LANDING ���  Harmony group of the W.A. of  the United Church held their  annual "Musicale" at the Guest  House on Saturday, March 29,  when some 80 people enjoyed a  night of song and story. Prof.  James Henderson was the genial  chairman and had his audience  open the programme with the  singing of O Canada. Mr. Don  Ferguson was ne^t with "Mel-  odion" selections and had everyone tingling to the strains of  "The Road to the Isles" and  the "Barren Rocks of Eden."  Next was a duet by Mrs. Alexander and. Mrs. Cornish  Brahm's "Lullaby," which was  well received, and they responded with the rollicking  melody "Funiculi - Funicula."  Mrs. Orville Fisher of Vancouver delighted everyone with  "Angus Macdonald," "The Song  of the Banshee," "In Oor Kale  Yerd," and other favorites.  A reading in the Negro dialect by Miss Winnie Doherty  i^dyttie-aixdi^nce tittering,xand  Don Poole got a great hand #Ttti  "Old Man River" and other  Negro melodies.  Jim Rennie filled in with  'Robert of Sicily" and Joe Poole  sang one of Masefield's sea  songs and had to repeat it again  and again, and as a climax rendered "The Glory Road" in  great, style. Mrs. Pateman was  asked by special request to read  a letter from a G.I. which caused a fund of merriment.  Our pianists, Mrs. Ted Poole  and Mrs. Harry Breaden deserve special mention for their  happy dispositions and untiring efforts ?in making the Musicale a great success.  Mr. William Banks proposed a  hearty vote of thanks to all the  artists and Prof. Henderson in  behalf of all present thanked  Mr. and Mrs. Steadman for their  hospitality.  walking distance and its banks  a chosen spot for meditation.  Entertainments were held  with native dancing and choir  singing and the nursing aides  escorted to British army messes  in the area with the difference  in language no stumbling block.  The staff consisted of English,  Americans, Canadians, New  Zealanders and Yugoslavs, and  week-ends were spent in Cairo  once a month where they enjoyed hot baths and the bright  lights.  Egypt seemed a land of great  contrasts with the teeming,  noisy dirty cities and clean desert lands. It evidenced great  wealth and extreme poverty.  Country scenes reminded  Nurse Henderson of the Biblical  pictures of her Sunday School  days���the palm trees, the donkeys and camels, yokes of oxen  ploughing the fields, women in  black robes and jugs on their  heads, and the men in long white  ones    amid   the   very   narrow  y,w'3u��"*l.s|'"'!"  viaoioiA  ..*,...r.**.?.!*..y,,tt���~.<&.X.lXtt.*lXiJ*jQ Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C  Friday, April 4,  1947  take (Eoast Kjeuis  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  Sxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  By   MEE  BIG TINY Sawerla of Lambs  Lumber Co. lost a bout with  a set of loading tongs while at  work the other day. It required  five stitches to repair the damage to his forehead.  *  *  FOR SALE  BRED SOWS and weanling pigs.  R. Hinsche, R.R. No. 1, Gibsons Landing. 35  FOR SALE  LADY'S C.C.M. bicycle, medium  size.      Mrs.    Geo.    Cormack,  Davis Bay, Wilson Creek. 1  FOR SALE  DRAG SAW, like new.   Apply  Charlie Harris, Irvines Landing. '    33  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  " FOR SALE  1930 BUICK sedan, good condition.   F. Donley, Middle Point,  Halfmoon Bay. 25  " FOR SALE  NEW SILENT Glow burners,  wick type, 2 burners, 5-year  guarantee. $44.50; installation  extra. John McKenzie, 1166  Alberni St., Vancouver. 25  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.  "T FOR SALE  MODEL "A" 1^-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.  WE  BUY  AND   SELL���   ~  Rifles and shotguns bought  and sold also all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools,  etc. Square NDeal Store, West-  view, B.C.  PERSONAL  ELECTRIC wiring and supplies.  Country  work  our  specialty.  John   McKenzie,   1166   Alberni  St., Vancouver. 1  Mr. James M. Shilland of  Vancouver spent a number of  days in the Harbour making his  headquarters Garden Bay Lodge.  By GRACE  WIREN  THE KLONDYKE Dance < held  on March 15 was a great! suc-  'cess. A good turnout of the  local crowd was augmented by  visitors from Vancouver afftd  Bowen Island. Prize for the  best beard was won by Arne  Lien, and the runners-up, Eihan  Augusteson and George Thompr  son, were presented with real  consolation prizes by Seaside  Park Hotel. Costume prizes  went to Mrs. George Kennaugfi,  Mrs. George Thompson, Mrs.  Harry Lepage, Mr. Harry Choquette, Mr. Harry Lepage and  Mr. Jack D'Arcy.  In the waltz contest, Mr. and  Mrs. Peterson were first, with  Miss Peggy Wiren and Mr, Roy  Penman second. . Mrs. Groner  was the lucky winner of the  door prize. The Women's Ser- .  vice Club is to be congratulated  on its success.  * . *    *  Our apologies to the electricians regarding a false score report given to us, doubtless by  a friend of the pipefitters. The  first soccer game was a draw,  and the .electricians are understood to "ha'v'e issiifed a "challenge  ���quote: "To all departments in  anything from soccer to marbles," unquote!    .  * *    *  The young boxers are in  training again, and looking forward to exhibition bouts with  boys from Gibsons Landing.  * * *  The Legion put on a successful   whist   drive   and   old-time  dance on March 22.  * *    *  The softball teams are practising again and we are looking  forward to games with teams  from Vancouver and Woodfibre  again this summer.  * *    *  * The junior room entertained  the senior room of the Port Mellon School at the regular  monthly concert, with Tommy  Haines  an  excellent  master  of  ceremonies.  * #������.*���  Mrs. Lewis Randall, of McNab Creek, was the victim of a  nasty accident. She fell When  boarding a small boat, breaking  one ankle and spraining the  other.  SHOP by  from  Powell Stores  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  We're sorry to report Mrs.  Jack McNutt is in hospital. We  <vish her a speedy recovery. We  note an article by W. J. Mayne  in the News. Quote: "The roads  are in better repair." I think it's  the new car you have W.J. that  makes the difference in the  ro��d.  A good lootball game is to be  seen every Sunday afternoon on  the Indian village grounds.  These you should see.  .- * ���' * ���. *  Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Sim-  mings made a hurried trip to  Vancouver. We strongly suspect it is to do with a keg of-  nails for their new house near  Wakefield.  ':..* .*'*������  ;Mr. Tim Newcombe reports  his wife Jane is progressing  favorably in hospital in Vancouver. ���'  Mr. and Mrs. Sid French were  recent guests of Frank French.  ;\ *        *        *  We notice the U.S.S.Co. has a  new bright red truck added to  its fleet. Fire Chief H. Billingsley has his eye on it, too.  * *    *  Father Madden of St. Augustine's, is replacing Father Baxter for six weeks. Father Baxter is leaving on a long-awaited  holiday to his home in Ottawa.  * *    *  There will be a dance held in  the Pavilion;iori^April% from-9  until ?,Jby Ernie King, arid his  band.   This should be good.  *���*'.*.,'"'���  The tournament between Roberts Creek Badminton Club and  Sechelt Club, at Sechelt, ended  in a draw. Both men's and  women's games were well played. There followed a short  speech by Mr. N. Cotton of Roberts team, and Mr. E. J. Shaw,  also a visitor.      ���' v  Sechelt team members were  Jennie Kean, Bob Kean, Pop  Kean, Thelma Brookes* Margaret Woods, "Paddy Irish"  Kline, Betty Billingsley, Charlotte Jackson, Al Forbes, Dick^  Derby, Lee Redman.  Seen, among the spectators  were Pat Brian, Buster Brooker,  Bea Marchand.  Paddy Kline, Thelma Brooker,  Lee   Redman   served   refreshments to 30 guests and players.  *    *    *  The next old-time dance to  be held in Sechelt will be on  April 11, and once a month  thereafter ori the second Friday  of the month. These dances are  promoted by Lee Redman, Pop  Kean and Thelma Brooker in  the Legion hall. The niusic  for these square**and old-iime  dances is suplied, by Al Seeley.  There will be a silver collection  at the door, and refreshments  served.  Mr. Rolf of West Sechelt is  having a busy time of it these  days with his tractor. It seems  the delivery trucks of the U.S.S.  Co. and the Service Store, and  the taxis have a habit of getting  stuck on the government road  leading past his place. Ah, well!  A dollar here, a dollar there,  helps. '  !  ��� working  with  Canadlaiiis  in every  walk of life  since 1817  Bank, or Montreal  Use This  (j��f'��"  ��� ZZ _���'���'������.���'��������� ���'" ���.'���''������'���... ������'.''.��������� "'������'' ' ���'���   ���  r--t.*  ..,;;���;���-'.:;���     y'       ���.-;������-���..   ..����� ������  y. y.r-\  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 arid be sure of getting your copy  each week.  Name   Mail   Address  1  Year ��� ��� $2vS0  I   Mail to THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay  !  ! or direct to WESTVIEW,   B.C. I  i ���        ��� .   \ ������.:.-..,������' :.,  mv^saue:;^mitt  a  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Colling at Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay  ROUTE No. 2  v  NORTHBOUND  Lv. Vancouver ���  Ar. Sechelt _________________  Ar. Halfmoon Bay  Ar. Perider Harbour'  Monday  No  Sailing  Northbound  Tuesday  9.30 a.m.  11.45 a.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  9.30 a.m.  11.45 a.m.  12.30 p.m.  1.30 p.m.  Friday  5.00 p.m.  7.15 p.m.  8.00 p.m.  S.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 p.m.  3.00 p.m.  'NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will be made   at Irvine's Lndg.. Garden Bay. Madiera Park  SOUTHBOUND  :    ���       ,y  %  Sunday  Lv. Pender_-.  Lv. Halfmoon  Ly. Sechelt���  Ar. Vancouver  Monday  y:;NoV.:  Sailing  Southbound  Tuesday  1.30 p.m.  2.45 p.m.  3.30 p.m.  - 5.45 p.m.  Wednesday  1.30 p.m.  2,45 p.m.  3.30 p.m.  y 5.45 p.m.  Thursday  1.30 p.m.  2.45 p.m.  3.30 p.m.  5.45 p.m.  ���������'" y ���'.-'���":.  Friday  No  Sailing  Southbound  Saturday  8.00 a.m.  9.00 a.m.  9.45 a.m.  12.00 noon  Trip  1    '������  7.00 a.m.  8.00 a.m.  8.45 a.m.  10.45 a.m.  No.  zz2.'/---  3.00 p.m.  4.15 p.m.  5.00 p.m���  7.15 p.xri.  fbf'information please call MA. 4655 or MA. 7039  Ferry Wharf, ft." Columbia iSt. Vancouver, B.C.  Route No. 2Schedule effective February 21st until further notice. Friday, April 4,  1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  AMONG   contracts   placed,  by  the federal public works:department are the following:  Freight shed extension, West-  view wharf, to Northern Construction and J. W. Stewart Ltd.,  $14,655:  Renewal of float, Blubber  Bay,   Vancouver  Pile  Driving,  $750.:-.;  1 Replacing four piles, Vananda  wharf, to Vancouver Pile Driv-;  ing Co., $825.  R��new four fishermenfs floats  and Wharf repairs, to F. Gagrie,  Campbell River, for $8,546.75.  Electric and Batteries  Mantle Models -  Now Available  Wilson Greek  Garage Ltd.  WILSON CREEK  Shopping  Around  Gibsons  (By L. McPherson)  SPRING cleaning is bound to  catch up with you sooner or  later, so before it finally corners you, arm yourself with  modern equipment and leave the  old-f ashioneid. "knock - down -  and-dragrput system" to the  husky gals who like that sort of  sport. Besides being easier, it  makes the job a lot more interesting., Whether you start at  the top or bottom of the house,  Soil-Off seems to be the most  popular solution far washing  paint and windows. Prices vary  almost a nickel in the stores...  so if you are smart save them to  spend'where you see the most  for 'em. I heard, from the man  that runs the Sea Bus, of all  things ... that this same sol.  will stop windows steaming  over. They use it on the windshield .. . . boat arid: car owners  take note.  A variety of polishes, waxes  and cleansers, with cloths, mops,  and brooms to match are "countered" together at the large  hardware store. A new mop,  washable, and fitted to a spring  attachment, will really go under  the furniture without trouble,  and will go into the corners all  of the way. Price $1.80. Have  you tried the Silver Sheets put  put by a well known silver  firm? Thumb tack an envelope  to a cupboard door . . . inside  . '. . and whisk off the silver in  small relays, instead of the  usual "polish the works" task  that is so monotonous, and gets  put off, and put off. A metal  polish, of wadding is good for  *&*��*  J%a��L POWER CHAIN SAW  ECONOMICAL ��� STURDY���LIGHTWEIGHT  .     For FulMnformation C��ll or WraU:  B.C. Distributor*  I  ((  EQUIPMENT    CO., LTD.  395 WEST 5th AVI;.- FAirmont 7030 - VANCOUVER, B.C.  SOCKEYE SALMON: Ws.  KETA SALMON: 1% tall.  OATS:   Quaker.   Large.   ���  SARDENES:   King Oscar.   Tin  TISSUE:   Rurex.  1___ :__. _.  3 for 95c  __ 27c  _____ 23c   25c  TURKISH RAISINS:   Lb. _.  TEA:   M.B., wliite label.   Lb.  TOMAWSOUPiXampbell.  PITTED DATES:  Lb; ______^  3 for 29c  _��___ 24c  __ 85c  GRAHAM WAFERS:   16*oz. pkg. _���.  Hardware, Drygoods and Frosfi Meet  6 far 69c"   ^29c  _���_25c  /:  THE THREE-week-old strike of  B.C. long-line and otter trawl  fishermen ended Sunday, March  23, when boats all over the  coast resumed fishing after the  U.F.A.W. Union failed to negotiate demands with wholesalers  for fixed prices before catches  were delivered, Arne Franzen  of Lund advised The News this  week.  Fresh cod and flatfish will  again become available in B.C.  markets as fishermen start' to  turn in their catches. Their  union had asked 12 cenis a'  pound guarantee, as against a  prevailing price in open market  last year of nine cents, and a  current offer of eight cents.  Prices obtained by the fishermen now will he fixed by  market fluctuation.  other purposes, and is easy to  use.  New, and O.K. by me, are the  rolls of pink tissue, done up and  called Dustex, with 100 feet for  79 cents, ^hey beat the old dust  cloth for tidiness, and are selling at the druggists. Buy the  demothing compounds too, and  spray, or dust the woollies before storing, and after washing.  Woplfoam does not seem to  foam one bit for me, but gets  sweaters clean very simply, and  one package will do five blankets, and promises to go easy on  the shrinkage. Pro-tek, popular to save hands at this-time of  year is back in stock, and hand  lotions. You might stock up oh  items like lotions, colognes, "an-  soforth'' when the one-cent sale  starts the 16th of the month.  Washing blankets reminds "me  of   clothes   lines.     The   pinle'ss  ones are selling for 4.98 at the  hardware,  and  follow  instruct  ^tionsjWhenyPJittingajtyup;. yy y .  Now that the less appealing  part of the spring cleaning done,  and if there is a dollar or two to  be squeezed out of the budget,  of you-kriow-who, a few inex-.  pensive items to brighten the  house up ��� should be in order.  The store with the upstairs department sells Trimz chintz  drapes that are flowery and  very colorful. Table mats  equally bright, in sets of three  for 89 cents save laundry, and  add the spot of interest as well.  Treat your kitchen, and yourself to a hanging shelf that  holds eight spice shakers designed for utility. Of course if  you can add a new lamp so much  the better. A rather unusual  one which would make a conversation piece in any modern,  room is now hob-nobbing with  some ��� hardware which is also  interesting to the man handy  around the house.  T r i 1 i g h t s and fluorescent  lights are appearing generally,*  and you shall soon have a choice.  In the general store that carries  the crisp green groceries I noted  a few radios of interesting .design, especially the plastic ones  that are supposed to be part of  the kitchen, equipment now-  days.,  Speaking of groceries, enjoy  a green onion and lettuce salad  one of the, at-home evenings.  Try syrup in rhubarb pies, and  if you are haying trouble finding that see the grocery farther  down the road where hot cross  buns will- soon go on sale, if not  already gone. NaUeyfs new relish at 25 cents is the closest  thing to homemade I have  found. Very good with, all cold  meat, or hamburgeris. Don't forget that even- X& cents-of mushrooms does something to gravy.  Hope the Easter rabbit is  using his long ears to take a  hint, and has shopped wisely.  This year there is no excuse  with all our new stores.  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  a party for the children in the  Lower Hall on Friday, March 28.  If we are to judge by the size  of the cake, we will say a good  time was had by all.  * *    *  The bridge on Dorman's Road  has been replaced by a fill. It  is hoped that the weatherman  will be kind enough to hold  back the rain for a while.  * . *    *    *  While in Vancouver to see her  new grandson, Mrs. D. McLeod  became ill and was taken to  Vancouver General Hospital.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jacobs, and  family have returned to Bowen  after spending a week in Vancouver.  * *    *  A party was held at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Wood on  Saturday evening to celebrate  the birthdays of Mrs. F. Billing*  ton and Mr. Bert James.  * *    *  Mr. J. H. Ashcroft is taking  a holiday with friends in Nanaimo.  The shrimp boat "Foxhill"  will tie up at Keats Island in  future as Mr. and Mrs. Hill and  Jack Fox have bought a house  on the island.  9  assams  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ������ Meats  Drygoods ������ Drugs  Hardware  Fishing Tackle  ���  Independent Fish  Buyers  *  Ship Chandlers  ���  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  "Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  it RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  * GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:   Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  it FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. ��� Phone 230  T���-  "..'r.  Bank of Montreal   ]f flflJYff  to * Milton annum  Qjjjjjj  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  a.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".  ON 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 LTP.  942 West Pender  Vancouver, B.C. PA3348 Vage Fo^r.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C._  by the KILOCYCLE SLEUTH  EASTER PROGRAMS  CBS has a number of programs lined up to observe  Easter week. The daytime  serial, "Aunt Jenny" will present 10-year-old Bobby White  in a series of Easter songs on  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Time is 9.15 a.m. .... A  Holy Saturday program by the  Philadelphia Orchestra will be  heard Saturday, April 5, at 2'  p.m. . . If you happen to be up  that early, there will be a broadcast of the sunrise services from  Winston-Salem from 3 to 4 a.m.  Easter Sunday. Later (at 5.15)  will come the Sunrise Services  from Glendale. . . . From 7 to  8 the "Church of the Air will  have 3l special Easter service  ... at 10.30. "The Son of Man,"  a Passion play for radio, will  be heard.  SOUND-OFF  The U.S. army musical show,  "Sound Off With Mark War-  now," returns to the air Friday,  April 4, at 8.30 p.m. on CBS-  KIRO. Show replaces the Meredith Willson series. The Andrews Sisters and Victor Borge  will guestar the first program.  Future guests will include Dinah  Shore and George Montgomery .  on April 11, and songstress Margaret Whiting on April 18.  RAMBLING  Jack Parr may summer-sub  for Dennis Day when'the popular tenor takes time out for the  hot days. ... 'Tis unlikely that  Frank Sinatra will return in  the fall for his present sponsor.  .. jr.^jjaneviPow^U: wasv��wanjteel  for "fiie new Tony Martin..snow  but will stay with Sinatra until  the series winds up. . . . Jack  Benny was unable to locate a  suitable auditorium in Cuca-  mpnga or Azusa so will do his  April 20 broadcast from the  third little California town he  has made famous ��� Anaheim.  Radio Reader's Digest will revert to a streamlined form for  the summer���same format will  remain but sans stars. . . . Maggie Toyte will be guest soprano  on the "Telephone Hour next  Monday (7th).  CANADIAN NOTES  Newest announcer on CKWX  is an unusual sort of a chap  named Bob White. Instead of  handling' specified programs at  certain times each day, he makes  a habit of popping up whenever  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  FRESH MEATS  SHELL OIL  FISH CAMP  Pender Harbour  J  Dr. Leo Friesen  B.A., M.D., L.M.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  603 E. 15th Ave.  Corner of Kings way  ^^'':*;^iadVt5tn';''-Ave.'--' ->������  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Phone FA. 3150  he feels like it. He'll break into  the middle of a program or take  over a mike from some other  announcer . . . each time he  does, he makes a phone call and,  asks the person on t'other end'  to answer a question. If they  do so correctly he hands out  cash prizes . . . nice job!  DICK WINS A BEAVER  Dick Diespecker, production  chief at CJOR, was awarded a  "Beaver" by the radio trade  magazine, Canadian -Broadcast- ���  er, iri its third annual presentation of Beaver awards. Award  was for production achievement  in 1946, including the dramatic  series, "March of Progress";  the CJOR 20th Anniversary  program, and general production direction at CJOR. Dick  has been with the Vancouver  station for the past 11 years  ... his career has included reporting, teaching, advertising,  and writing . . . born in England he came to B.C. by way  of South Africa.  IN CASE YOU WONDERED  Delmar Edmondson, the genial CBS "Fact Finder," tells us,  the answer to the question of  : why men's overcoats  are but-  , toned on one side and women's  the opposite.    It seems that in  days of yore, all coats were done  up on the left side.   But it happened that when the men came  to a crisis, and tried to draw  their   swords   from   their   left  thighs with their right  hands,  the buttons got in the way . .  yvsqj injen's buttons were^^o^dy  to the righx side. '.*.A-.-,'  FIREFIGHTER RETURNS  Broderick Engine No. 1, historic fire engine which helped  fight the San Francisco fire in  1852, was returned recently to  that city and ceremonies marking the official arrival were  aired over KGO. The engine  has been resting peacefully in  the civic park in Kelowna since  1904.  PROGRAM NOTES '������-..���  Two new shows made their  bow recently over ABC-KGO  ... one is "Stars in the Afternoon," featuring Frances Scully  interviewing film and radio toppers at the Copa Club and the,  swimming pool at the Beverly-  Wilshire Hotel ... t'other one  was "Sunset Round-up," with  Harry "Slim" Duncan and his  "Twilight Riders" . . . latter is  on Saturdays at 12.30 noon and  "Stars" may be caught immediately following at 1 p.m. . . . The  lucky Pennsylvania lady who  knew who "Mrs. Hush" was on  "Truth or Consequences," won  herself prizes too numerous to  mention but worth around $18,^  000. Contest lasted eight week^  and garnered more than '$400,-  000 for the March of Dimes.  TURNTABLING  What's new around the juke  boxes and record players? Well,  quite a few numbers. First of  all, Columbia has a brand'new  album of Woody Herman and  the Woodchoppers. Set has four  platters which include "Someday Sweetheart," "I Surrender  Dear" and "Lost Week-end."  ... Then there Victor's album  of Freddy Martin playing "Conr  certbs for Dancing," which includes all his old faves plus a  new version of "Night and  Day" backed by "Cornish Rhapsody." . . .Decca is also releasing Ted,Weemsv oldie "Heartaches" plus "Juliana" on t'other .  side. . . . Victor is already out  with thier record of Weems\  . . . Hildegarde teams up with  Percy Faith's grand orchestra  to do the popular "I'll Close My  Eyes," backing is "There's No  Holding Me." . . . Dick Haymes  has a souVenir album coming  out that includes many old favorites, among which are "If You  Were The Only Girl," "Star  Dust" and "Where or When."  Andy Russell duets with wifie  Delia Norell and pairs ''Unless  It Can Happen With You" and  "Dreams are a Diine .a Dozen."  ... . "Unless" has also been  waxed by Charlie Spivak, Russ  Morgan, The Three Sons, and  Frankie Carle.  RECORD DUST  Beginning of the month saw  the ground-breaking ceremonies  of   Columbia  Recording's  new,  ultra-rnodern,     million    dollar  Hollywood record plant.    Fac-  jtqxy will be ready for operation  "this* summer> aridiwill grind but ~  some    thirty    million    platters  every year. . . . M-G-M, from  the movie company of the same  name,   makes   its   debut   this  month on the record counters.  Initial effort of the firm, which  will probably soon be up airiong  the top four, has Jimmy Dorsey  doing   the   oldie   "Heartaches,"  with the flipover  "No Greater  Love."    Ex-Tommy Dorsey arranger Sy Oliver is on the other  offering of the new firm, with  "Hey-Daddy-O"     plus     "Slow  Burn." . . . New label is quite  catchy   with  its   bright   colors.  . . . Kate Smith and Judy Garland. are   among   well   known  artists who will wax for firm.  ... Lionel Hampton has signed exclusively with Decca. ...  Hamp has been making discs for  them and also Victor. . . . Spike  Jones'  "Laughing  Record,"  re-'  leased   some /time   ago,   has   a  coming hit on the other side in  "My Pretty Girl" ... tune is  becoming quite popular and has  been recently waxed by Law-  -a rence<Wei�� onvDecca.y,....r   ��-.  Meal Taken Off  Ration List  LAST THURSDAY, meat rationing for consumers ended.  The announcement was made  by Finance Minister Douglas  Abbott in the House of Commons. *  Meatless days in restaurants  and hotels, Tuesdays and Fri-(  days, remain in effect. All  slaughtering regulations and all  quota regulations are also continued. N  Meat rationing was first imposed in Canada late in 1943 and  suspended in March* 1944. It  was re-introduced on September  10, 1945, with the specific intention of reducing domestic consumption and thus making  available larger quantities of  meat for shipment overseas.  This objective was realized  and.' consumption dropped from  147 pounds per person a year to  135- pounds = a^dt ��� at,v>i>reserit is  running af about 132 pounds.  The prices board expresses its  thanks to the Canadian housewives who put up with the inconvenience of coupon rationing  and now appeals to them to  confine their buying to absolute  requirements and if possible, to  observe meatless days in their  own homes.  In Ban, Italy, a suspected  jewel thief was hypnotized, and  he led police to where he had  hidden the jewels.       f  Arrival of nearly 5,000,000  pounds of flour from the-United  States has relieved ay bread  shortage in Bolivia and ended  public demonstrations protest-  ingagairist lack of food.  ines  From  Canadian  Weeklies  THE SMALLER-town press of  Canada, better known as "the  weeklies," 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   ���Friday, April 4,  1947  Peacetime Army  Asks Recruits  ARMY headquarters announced  that a personal letter from  Major-General E. G. Weeks,  adjutant-general, is being sent  to every fit general service? veteran, honorably discharged from  the Canadian army (Active),  advising him of the opportun-  North   Battleford  Optimist,  up,   ities which exist in the peace-  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:&itehei# is a b��tter*pfete#  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   iri-'  come.    The punch line:   "while  Mr. Towers would have us believe that the Canadian dollar  . of today is still worth around 80  cents, we can orly 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 \yeyburn  Review points out a bill to make,  this   inalienable   right   possible  is being introduced in the parliament of 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."   Another publication jumps on M.:  J.Cqid\yeil's ^gmai^ik^'tli^t New  .Zealand,.is-doing* bel|^^��%fs?jv  housing   business   ijy'ybuilding ;  houses to rent at $18.25 a riionth,  by   pointing   out   N.Z.   houses  would be of mighty little use in  this climate, arid 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 limita- '  tions:   adds,* "Here we  are  on  the  northern  half  of  a  great  continent    fearful    of    letting...  people come iri.   We think they  might cause unemployment. We  forget thai 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:,    Onemorning Joel Salte��y  of ��&c Qiii iParle, Que., found an ���?  extra horse in his barn, discovered it had walked iip a snowbank to the roof, fell through  unhurt.'...'.'.. At the Hark yRollms  farm in Cooper district of Ontario, Dr. B. W.Lapp, a yet, performed   a   c^esarian   operation,  delivered a calf with two heads,  two tails arid sev%n: legs. .^ . At  Springhill, N.S., a horse belong-  injf*.to Elmer Hollis swallowed  the light cord and. bulb hanging  from his stall,, was. electrocuted.  ".' ...���������. In   the   Indian Milageyyof  island -Falls, Mari.,_at St. Emile  churchy;fisher^^iand;ytrapper ..  Andre Laurih w"as overcome at'��� '  his wedding, .fainted in the ari^^  of hisib^i^e,^<^iestyman when'��  the fateful words'were uttered  by the minister-     <  time army. The letter also asks  him to pass on this information  to young Canadians and to act as  army spokesman in his community.  A small pamphlet enclosed  with the personal message tells  the story of how the new army  is organized: outlining the three  ^.forceshT^i^r iresp^ve and sup- :  plementary. The pamphlet gives  a summary of the life of the  prpfessional soldier in the active force, which came into being on October 1, 1946.  It gives the answers on such  matters as trades, the new rates  of pay, pensions, living quarters, s  enlistment conditions and pro-  cedtire-and numerous other subjects in which the veteran will  be interested.  With the pamphlet, a -postcard is provided for those who  are interested in joining the  active* force. All the veterans  need do is fill in the card and  drop it "in the mail. After it  has been received by headquarters, the applicant will receive  a private letter stating whether  or not he appears suitable for  enlistment and giving all other  necessary instructions. This is  the first recruiting appeal issued  by army headquarters since the  end of the war.  Fred Bennett  Gibsons  Landing  Experienced Finisher  and General Carpenter  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  jmjci^  and FUEL  A,  Gibson's Landing  SPEND  YOUR  SPARE   TIME /  ���    at.'-   i':".".    .  WAKEFIELD  Where all the bigger  operations take place;  Cookhouse across ihe.  street.  Selma Park  The element fluorine, in proper quantities, has been found  essential tp healthy teeth.  A Complete  Hairdressing;.J  :^:Servic^|':y"  DOLLY  JONAS  A  Phone for Appoiritrilents Friday, April 4,  1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Five  s  EASTER gladness seems to be  in the air these days. We feel  it in the warm sunshine as we  watch the new green leaves unfold and in the laughter of children. The birds too seem to  sing it. On Easter Sunday there  will be sweet music and Easter  . flowers in our churches, to say  nothing of the new clothes and  the children will have eggs and  Easter Rabbits on their young  minds. B e c a u s e an Easter  Brunch party is so informal and  friendly it's one of the traditional ways to welcome sons and  daughters who are home fqr. *��.  brief istay^ or wheny Someone  brings along a friend after  church. This Easter Brunch  party should be served at any  time between 11 and one o'clock.  An Easter table calls for a centrepiece of colored eggs or  flowers or foliage or a combination of all three. Choose an  all-favorite menu, one that satisfies, yet doesn't call for elaborate preparation and service.  Gardening News  (By Peri-Winkle)  WHEN EITHER the amateur or  the seasoned gardener plans  for summer-flowering plants he  thinks of plants which will give  a maximum of bloom���plants  for this place or that���plants  with plenty of flowers for cutting ahd plants for a large  splash of color and, above all,  plants which are not fussy and  temperamental.  There is no more fascinating  task' in the gardener's curriculum than that of making out the  seed order.  It is important to secure good  seed and the best is the cheapest  by far.  It is better to put a ten-cent  plant in a dollar hole than to  put a. dollar plant in a ten-cent  hole.  In buying seeds today one is  assured of a high percentage of  them germinating, so one should  plant thinly and thin out as  directed on the package.  The gardener should prepare  the flats (deep ones) and soil  now. The soil should be finely  sifted compost of sandy loam  and leaf mould. Mix some fine  charcoal with it to assist-in preventing damping off. Stir this  rotting soil several times between now and the last of February when it should be placed  in the flats and the seed planted.  Seeds have a lifting power  relative.to their sizeo They respond to cool or. warm,temperature. Some can be planted  early in the season, while .others  must Wait for warm Weather,  unless there is a heated place  of 50-55 degrees.  In the cool type are sweet  peas, candytuft, corn-flowers,  clarkia, calendula, larkspur,  linafia, godita and annual chrysanthemum.  ;;. The warm type are zinnias;-  marigolds, lobelia, geraniums,  salvia, j asters; yerhena arid  petunias. '      .  I; After the seeds cc^eup; ,some  Quickly and others slpwiy�� ��� keep ,.,  them watered and, thn^gt4-out.  ,T_^^Iari^lat least twice before  ���i First laws of gardening; are  good, fresh seeds arid keep the  hoe Working, keep the soil Well  aired arid weedless. Do not rush  the season as the ground is still  plenty cold.  By JANE DRURY  SUGGESTED MENU  Grapefruit Baskets filled with  grapefruit sections in  ;; orange juice  Puffy Omelet with Mushrooms  or Peas  Hashed Brown Potatoes  Orange-Honey Muffins  Hot Coffee  ORANGE-HONEY MUFFINS  Grease well muffin pans for  16 muffins. Sift flour, then  measure into sifter: 2 cups all-  gurpose flour, 4 tsp. baking  powder, ^4 cup sugar, % tsp..  salt. Beat in large mixing bowl:  2 eggs, 1 cup milk, % cup shortening, melted. Sift dry ingredients. Stir until dry ingredients  are just moistened. Place in  bottom of each muffin: pan 1  thin slice unpeeled orange, 1 tsp.  honey. Pour batter on top of  orange slice, filling pans % full.  Bake 25 minutes. Let stand in  pans 2 to 3 minutes. Turn out  onto a hot place.  If you prefer Hot Cross Buns  instead of Orange-Honey Muffins, the following is a very  good recipe.  ONE-A-PENNY BUNS  "It isn't Easter without spicy  Hot Cross Buns"  2 cakes fresh yeast, Vz cup  sugar, % cup milk, scalded; 3%  cups flour, Vz cup melted shortening, % tsp. salt, 3 eggs, % cup  currants or raisins, % tsp. cinnamon.  Soften yeast and dissolve  sugar in milk cooled to lukewarm. Add 1 cup flour and  beat. Add shortening, salt, eggs  ii-.atf^rmisimMg flofe Beaffori^  til light, about 3 minutes. Cover  and let rise until doubled in  bulk, about 1 hour. Add currants and cinnamon and mix  well. (If baking later, cover  and place in refrigerator. About  2 hours before serving time,  shape rolls.) Roll dough Vz  inch thick on lightly floured  surface. Cut rounds with IVz-  iiTich cutter. Place on greased  baking sheet; brush tops with  slightly beaten egg white. Cover  and let rise until doubled in  bulk. Bake in moderate oven  350 deg. F. 12 to 15; minutes. To  the remaining egg white add  confectioner's sugar to make a  frosting. With a pastry tube or  paper cornucopia form a cross  on each bun. This makes 2  dozen. ,  DANDELION SALAD  Use leftover Easter eggs.  Grate white and yolks separately adding salt to each mixture.  Arrange flat lettuce leaves on  salad plates, and on each plate  pile first a round portion of  grated egg white, add a dab of  salad dressing and cover with-  grated egg" yolk. Make stems  of chopped pickles.  EASTER CHICKS  Cut   th|ck   slices   of   cooked  sweet potatoes into yellow chick r  shapes.   Make eye of a bit of a  raisin.    ���."., ���.  EASTER BUNNY      '  SANDWICHES  Spread thin slices of dark  bread, whole-wheat, rye or Bos- ^  ton brown bread; with softened  cream cheese. Cover aiid Cut in  buhny shape with cooky cutter  or cut around a paper pattern.  For the tail use a dab of white  cheese.- "-.  India is the world's largest  producer of jute and is a leading  producer of cotton* tea, tobacco  and sugar cane. Principal food  crops are rice, wheat and millet.  Publirhed Every Friday  by  $*he Coast News Limited  Registered office���Powell River,  B.C.  Business  Office���Halfmoon  Bay.  B.C.  Entered, at the Post Office at Halfmoon Bay  as authorized second-class mail.  A_   H.   Alsgard���President  E. W. Pan Pearson���Sec.-Treas.  A FREE PRESS IS THE PRIVILEGE  OF A FREE COUNTRY  EASTER  Bahy chicks, roosters and bunnies  March in the Easter parade;  Daffodils, tulips and lilies  Gaily worn by each little maid.  Oh, joy! 'Tis the coming of Easter;  For we know that on Easter morn  Jesus arose and, proved to us our Saviour.  Easter Sunday a great day is born.  ���By Camelle Wilson (aged 9),  Grade III, Port Mellon.  The Bank Pen!  IT LOOKS deceivingly innocent, says the Victoria ..Colonist. One might say of the public  pen resting on its trim mahogany rack at the  bank counter that there was a steady-going,  none-of-your-nonsense, and a wholly reliable  kind of a pen. But is it? Not by the record.  That simple and seemingly useful article has  been too long in the public hands. It has acquired mannerisms. Its hard, unyielding point  will stab through any paper. Its steel, so  polished and smooth, will suck up fountains of  ink, and let them go in a deluge without an  instant's warning. Only an individual with  the patience of Job could write neatly with a  bank pen, and even then, we suspect, he would  have trouble with his figures. The public is  so indecisive about its mathematics and the  bank pen seems to have acquired all the public  faults and not a few of its own. It should be  superannuated. Nothing more temperamental  than a common pencil should ever appear at  any public counter at the bank. Reams of good  paper would be saved thereby, to say nothing  of public and private tempers.���Comox Free  Press.  Cither Opinions  BEAR CUBS  Bear cubs are taught by Mother Bruin  To always watch out what they are duin.  A ready paw is what she uses  To teach young bea1^ their P's and^Qusegp  ���S. O. Barker  ADVICE  When we are alone, we have to watch our  thoughts���when in our families, our tempers���  when in company, our tongues.  Home Owners Without Homes  THERE IS perhaps no regulation so hard to  enforce without injustice to one party or the  other as the anti-eviction rules. This is illustrated in that the government, which has given  such minute thought to veteran re-establishment,' adppted an eviction regulation which puts  some of that class at a special disadvantage.  The reference is to the regulation which permits only proprietors who bought their property  between November 1, 1944, and July 25, 1945,  to evict their tenants on reasonable notice in  order to gain occupancy for themselves.  What this means is that only civilian buyers  are affected, since there were practically no  veteran-buyers in the period named.  This is a real disadvantage for the veteran  who was overseas during the r period since he  was not then in position to buy a house in Canada. Those who returned after,July 25, 1945,  and bought houses, cannot secure possession  unless the tenants vacate voluntarily.  The benefit of this time' limitation applies  only to civilian buyers and to those servicemen  who were in Canada in time to buy houses before the deadline. These are able to gain possession of their homes if they can prove the  "need." But the veteran, with few exceptions,  had no chance to buy duririg the period specified ;/an^^ if >he has bought since he cannot ,  obtain possession of his property.���Edmonton  Bulletin.  The log cabin was introduced to North  America by members of the Swedish West  Indies Company over three hundred years ago.  12 and 6-volt converted Aeroplane Generators with fan and rheostat, output 350 watts. Excellent for small lighting sets.   Each $35.00  One 2,000 watt, A.C. Kato-Lite, heavy duty generator, slightly used. $200.00  Studebaker Power Unit, mounted, with radiator governor, S.K.F. bearings  and three-groove V-pulley.    _- . . $400.00  Ohe 5-h.p. Palmer, completely overhauled, in A-l shape.    $160.00  One big 6 Studebaker, with converted transmission for marine.  ��� $115.00  One 6-cylinder Pontiac, as is. J  .  $45.00  We have ships' blocks at $6.00, for clearing Vith 1-inch pin.  Heavy Mineralized Roofing. 3  Steel Plate ��� Angle Iron  Many Good Used-Propellers.  A complete line of V-Belts and Pulleys, Marine Paint,  Bolts, Hardware, etc.  GARDEN BAY Page Six  Mrs. L. Bata and Mrs. A. Sabo  whose husbands work at Cochran's Camp, Texada Island, returned to Vancouver after a  short stay in the Harbour. ,  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W.  G.  Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  MRS. R. N. Smith was up visiting at the home of her niece,  Doreen Clark.. They enjoyed  her visit very much. Mrs. Smith  resides at Aberni on Vancouver Island.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C..  loading scow. Fortunately he  only suffered a fractured arm  and abrasions of his face and  head. Fortune! Because it  could have been a great deal  worse. Sven sure has had a lot  of tough luck and we hope that  Lady Luck will be smiling on  him soon.  *    *    *  Friday, April 4,  1947  By JIM RENNIE  ��/  (  THE  Sea Breeze  Beauty Parlor  Gibsons Landing  is able to offer you a complete line of beauty services at prices to suit the  family budget.  ��� Machine Permanents  ��� Cold Waves  ��� Haircuits  ��� Scalp Treatments  ��� Finger Waving  ��� Individual Styling  Operator���Elsie Innes  Halvor Ronnigen, one of our  '4,100" miners, has left this past  week, going to Shawnigan Lake.  His family will be joining him  shortly.  * *    *  By the time this is in print  Mr.< and Mrs. Sid Clarke will  have left us for their farm just  outside Victoria. Sid was the  Canadian Customs Officer for  this part of Howey Sound. Sid  is retiring, W. Tinney 'taking his  place till a new appointment is  made. The Clarkes will be  missed as Mrs. Clarke was a diligent worker with the Ladies'  Aid and Sid was an able member of the Minaty Bay Orchestra.   We wish them health, good  luck and happiness.  # *    *  We nearly had a very serious  accident on Saturday, March 29,  when Sven Anderson fell 14 feet  from  the  freight   wharf  to  a  Visit Our  Upstairs Department  and see our  HIGH  GRADE CHINAWARE  Good Variety of  MEN'S SPORTS CLOTHING  Excellent Qualities in a Large Assortment of  Yr -W  ���-      FURNITURE'   ���  '�� >��.'  zt ><"y\ Ay^^-  If you don't see what you are looking for, ask us  and we will do our best to get it for you.  GIBSONS LANDING  For Your  There are Drag 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 hygieney products.  Drugs are the most highly specialized merchandise on the market. They were never meant to be,  and cannot safely be sold anywhere and5 every-,  where. 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 tliem. The doctor is  trained to prescribe them. The pharmacist is1  trained to compound and dispense them. Be safe.  Be sure.   Be certain . . . .  BUY DRUGS FROM A bRUtiGtSf  *m  Lang s  GIBSONS LANDING  J  The Ladies' Auxiliary wish to  announce that the proceeds  from the amateur night amounted to $52.50. They are forwarding this amount to the Queen  Alexandra Solarium on Vancouver Island. I would like to  mention here that the master of  ceremonies for the amateur  night was our .old friend Jack  Balderson. He certainly made  a splendid M.C. The Ladies  Auxiliary wish to thank him for  his contribution to the program. Sorry, Jack.: I was supposed to have said this last  week.  ���������*    *���*������������'���  Saturday evening, March 29,  the Mount Sheer branch of the  Canadian Legion held an initiation ceremony and "smoker"  for members and veterans. It  was the best smoker that they  have held to date. Twenty Legionaires from Woodfibre attended bringing along one of  their lady members. Four of  our own girls who were in the  forces enjoyed the evening wth  us. Our thanks go to the hardworking Legionaires helping at  the snioker. Legonaire Dick  Johnson was also doing his bit  on Sunday.  Mrs. Eva Erickson and Miss  Edith Haggstrom are holidaying  down in sunny California. We  hope that they wiU have a very  happy holiday.  * *    *  Talking about happiness Jack  and Grace Kennedy are haying  it these days. The"reaison why?  They have received a lovely  new 1947 "Coldwall" Frigidaire.  Pretty swell, eh! Jack and  Grace.  * *    *  We wish the very best to Doug  Dickie who left this past week  for spring training with the  Boise, Idaho, baseball team.  * *    *  Will be looking for you all at/  the; Easter Frolic put on by the  fouridrymen on Saturday, April  5.   GHeerio.  Local Bank Plays  Vital Role in Town  "A LOCAL bank is, or at least  should be, a vital force and  an important hub in the life of  a community," said Mr. J. R.  Pudney, manager of Carrall and  Hastings Streets branch of the  Bank of Montreal diiring the  course of a recent visit to their  sub-agency at Gibsons Landing,  "but to fulfil this function to the  greatest extent it must have  local support."  "We want not only to watch  Gibsons grow, but- to grow with  Gibsons." Mr. Pudney then  went on to say "While, in spite  of the adverse weather conditions and bad roads, we have  made steady progress since we;  opened in Gibsons about 4%'  months ago, there are quite ai  number of residents still maintaining bank accounts at other  bratidhes-or^banks in Vancouver.;  We appreciate their loyalty to:��  their present bankers but.would!  point out that by carrying ac#  counts wi$i us, i.��. ^rrall ancfr  ' HaMi^^iee^-bgliiep they liofc  ���pxitej;hav&y:tfe;;':%ihefit.. of m  "town" account but have bankr  ing facilities brought to their4  doors so to speak, twice a week.  In short, like some departmental  stores we make no charge for  delivery.'  SLEEPY little Granthams woke  up on Monday, March 24, and  found* herself a bustling port of  shipping.  Now that the wharf at Gibsons  is closed, all passengers and  freight to and. from Vancouver  will be via Granthams. Yesterday, from our "look-outv" we  could count the passengers and  pick out our friends as they disembarked. .: ���     -  Today -the scene has changed  to a panorama of steamers,  scows, trucks and stevedores,  and the ;midnight hour hears the  toot-toot of the tugboat r replacing'tthe hoot of the owl. When  Gihsons rebuilds her wharf  maybe we will get to ~ sleep  again..  ������'.*���*    *z  The "Bighorn" and her baby  sister, owned by the Poole boys,  left Granthams, March; 31, for  Pender Harbour, and will return  with a 12-sectibn boom of logs.  *    *    *  Granthams wa. port of call  on Sunday, March 30, to the  stream-lined cruiser M.S. Har-  wood. Rakish looking, with her  mast and smokestack at an  angle of 45 degrees, she had  everything to catch a sailor's  eye. Her deck was like a roller  skating rink and her woodwork  and brass polished like milady's  nails.  Below deck there was every  modern convenience and her  engine room with twin, diesels  of 500 hup. wouicl have made a  Clydebank engineer"* think he  had   won   a   sweepstake.     The  skipper and engineer had a.  hearty hand shake and the gentleman in charge showed an unexpected hospitality that warmed the cockles of a Scotsman's  heart.  Mr. Albert Cram is preparing  to open a general store at  Keats Island ancL will endeavour  to give good service' to customers. Mr. Cram is from Lynn  Valley.  s  at the Wharf  GROCERIES. MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  GAS  [^StaiulaTd4QM%  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  ���������'*��<,<:.  fcT  Better Health  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  OFFICE HOURS:   Mou.. Wedi^ and Fri. only���9 a.m. to 5 pan.  Open Evening* by Special Appointment  Three Years on Staff of Keystone Hospital, Chicago  (A Surgical and: Physiotherapy Hospital)        -  Box 15, Gibsons landing, B.C.  DIET   ���   14ASSAGE   ���   ELECTROTHERAPY  and  Anatomical Adjustments  REGULAR  Passenger Sailings  SECHEX.T, FEKDEB S&BBOVB, WESTVIEW ROUTE���Lv.  Vancouver Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m., Saturday, 12:00 noon  and 2:00 p.m. calting at way ports on per schedule.: Returning1  southbound Wednesday, Friday and .Sundays.  WEST BCOWEf SOJJVH���Daily service - leaving1 Vancouver Monday, 2:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 aim.;  Friday, 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2:00 p.m.; Sunday,  10:00 a.m.; (ialso.'|.'9S30?-panw for Pott Mellon). Calling' at way  ports as per schedule, and returning' to Vancouver Bame day  (except Friday, 7:00 pan. and Sunday, 9:30 p.m. sailing's). Special southland sailLng leaves Ft. Mellon Monday, 6:30 a.m.,  caning-at Ktf&Mns, Granthams and Gibsons.  VANCOUVER-GIBSONS LANDING SERVIiCE  tp-  fia  _5��*��r  ���   lieave'.  Vancouver  Gibsons  Monday     ' 2:0�� rpcm.  8s00<a*m.  Monday; ....  ' 5sl5i Pkixu  Tuesday     9S00-��im.,  4^00rp��m*  We'd.- .     . 9S00' aon.  4��00�� p��x_u  Thursday y 9*0-a��m.r,  5:lS-pjn^  Xei&ve  Vancouver  Friday  Friday  Saturday  Xieave  Gibsons  4:00 pan.  9:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m.'  2:00/p.m. *4s30 pan.  (approxr)  Sunday     lOsOO a.m.   SKKtpoa.  *via Fort M��Uon  ^a��d;^(iki8tiB;y>; vy y  Union Pier. Foot of CarraU Street���PA. 341L  City Tidtet Office.  793 G*an*me*~MA.  5438  ��>  iiHIftSlillBIl!  iimilllHUWIlK  &  ��� \ Friday. April 4,  1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  U.M.J.lluJl.i^.*,^i,.um^mT!rrr  Page Seven  -'���'��� *  We Have a Good  Selection of  General.  Electric Radios  Standard Oil  Products  BUS STOP  . . *  HALFMOON BAY  MR. KEN Pollack, dentist of  Ladner, who plunged to his  death when his car careened  from Elliott Street wharf, crashed into a moored fish boat and  sank in 12 feet of water, was  well known in Pender Harbour.  He was the owner of the boat  "Intombe" and played and sang  for many a happy gathering.  Sympathy is extended to Mrs.  Pollack and her two daughters  and son.  ��� ,*.������    ���  Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Cameron  of Garden Bay had as their  guests over the week-end Mr.  and Mrs. S. A. Jensen from Vancouver. .  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Earl McLean of  Vancouver stayed at Garden  Bay Lodge during their trip to  Quarry Bay, visiting with Mr.  and Mrs. Norman Klein.  ��� *    e  Mrs. J. Pawson of Clearwater,  B.C., was able to stay a few days  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  EPAERPE^  Gulf Coast Manager, Halfmoon Bay  or '���'"���''":'���  "."..  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver. B.C. PA. 3348  Inquiries Invited  WALLBOARDS  and  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  OF ALL KINDS  Roll Roofing  Building . Papers  Insulation   Materials  of all types.  Sash and Doors  GOOD  SUPPLIES  .  .  ���>   Hardware  6. Gyproc, Masonite  ��� Asphalt Floor Tiles  ��� Brick-type  Siding  t>  Cedar Plywood  PROMPT   DELIVERIES  SPECIAL  Corrugated Wall Board  4x8 sheets.   Each .___���_^_.__���___~__���____���_:��� 75c  \2Qrpcs. 32"x96", crated.   Per crate ___ $10.00  Mm  Lumiber and Supplies Ltd.  5842 Fraser Ave., Vancouver, B.C. Phone FRaser 1437  in Garden Bay visiting with, her  father who is a patient in St.  Mary's Hospital.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. C. Whittaker  returned home after a short  . staye in Vancouver. Their new  home at Irvines Landing is near  completion and will soon be  occupied.  * *    *  Mrs. Dames, well-known old-  timer of Irvines Landing, is living  in Vancouver for a  while  until her health improves.  .. *    *    *  Congratulations are in order  for Oles Lee who on March 31  celebrated his birthday. Friends  gathered to wish him happy  days.  ���'***'  Mr. and Mrs. George Daniels,  Murdocks Landing, are leaving  shortly to reside in Edmonton.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Olie Klevens  have sold their property and  will be moving to a new home  at Madeira Park. The new  owners are Mr. and Mrs.  Hughes.  * *    ���  Miss Joan Jermain, daughter  of Capt. and Mrs. Jermain, is a  patient in St. Mary's hospital.  Mrs. Cedric Reid and daughter Marion were visitors to Vancouver Wednesday and Thursday.  * *    ���  Miss Winnie Webster has returned to Pender Harbour and  is the house guest of Mr. and  Mrs. Jim Davidson.  * ���    *  Mrs. J. Spangler and two sons  arrived Thursday to spend  Easter wth Mr. and Mrs. Jack  Potts.   '  1      *    *    *  A number of matrons are  planning Easter teas. Mrs. Ole  KLlevens plans on a iarew^ll one  for' the hear neighbors before  she moves to another part of the  " Harbour; Mrs.' Al Lloyd and  Mrs. Jim Davison have plans for  an Easter Monday tea, and several other teas are in the offing.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Clayton have  returned tb Vancouver after a  short stay on their property in  Garden Bay.  * *    *  Mrs. Cyril Pearson of Irvines  Landing left for Vancouver Sunday.  * *    *  Mr. Charlie Heide is busy assembling his machinery prior to  opening his own logging operations.  * *    *  Three businesses have changed hands as of April 1. W. P.  Pieper has sold out to Mr. W.  Falconer, Pearson's Lodge has  changed hands, and the Gardeji  Bay Cafe is being operated by  the owners, Mr. and Mrs. H. H.  Sparling and Mr. Lloyd I. Davis,  and it is hoped that Miss Alma  Sondquist is joining the ' staff.  Miss K. D. Mulhall is in charge  of the lodge and rooms.  SECRET COVE  By   INNES   WILLISON  nan  THE BEAUTIFUL 45-foot yacht  "Acrasia" of Vancouver stopped in over the week-end. The  skipper, G. Ferguson, was visiting with his former buddy, Bill  Craighead.  1  PLOYE!  wmm  BTAiN NEW  EB(  All 1946-47 Unemployment Insurance Books  a3_pired on March 31st, 1947.  New books will be issued by the National Employment Offices to employers, but only when old  books are completed and turned in to -the Office.  Employers are urged to exchange Unemployment Insurance Books immediately.  Penalties are. provided for failure io comply.  Unemployment Insurance  W.I.C.-J-W  I  to  .*?~H  lVw''TI|>;|||P^>'f-  ..Jiiiiii    , IIIHTTl/  [lOHOOM <A!ttoaP     ���  IN  HOUSE...  AND  BARN��� _ ���  DURO  gives a  lifetime of  service  DURO PUMPS are pumping  water through thousands of  Canadian Farm Homes _yid  Barns. Modern Farmers realize  that the amount of labour and  time saved by running water pays,  for a pump in a few months.  EMCO  FIXTURES  AND FITTINGS  SEE us for the latest Kitchen  . . . Bathroom and Laundry  Fixtures and Fittings. We will  gladly give you full information.  * -     *  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jorgenson  of New Westminster have been  visiting for a few days at the  home of Ivor B. Jorgenson.  * #    *  Mr. M.'Johnson has left for  Vancouver on business.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brynilson  of Wood Bay have left for Vancouver for a week's holiday.  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUR NEEDS, CALL  VETERAN'S PLUMBING  F. Muir  PHONE 8451  WESTVIEW, B. C.  Ed Devil*  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO., LIMITED  #  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.  446V Page Eight  -THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  DONALD Gordon, chairman of  the wartime prices and trade  board, will retire from the board  on April 15 to resume his duties  as deputy governor of the Bank  of Canada. Mr. Gordon has administered the board for nearly  six years. He will be succeeded  as chairman by Kenneth W.  Taylor who has served as board  secretary, co-ordinator of the  foods administration, and senior  deputy chairman. Mr. Taylor  has also been with the board  since its inception.  M.V. THERM A I  Pender Harbour  REGULAR SERVICE TO  EGMONT. ST. VINCENT  BAY and way points.  also  CHARTER RUNS  Licensed  and  Insured  Carrier  HARRY'S SHOE  RENEW  Complete Shoe Rebuilding  ���  Scissors and Knives  Sharpened  ���  H. REITER  Madeira Park  Wm. McFADDEN  Optometrist  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  ���  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glaaaea  Fitted  MR. AND Mrs! J. McGuinnis  have now taken up their  residence at "Hill Top," after  many pleasant years operating  "Bay View."  * *    *  Selma Park residents are  sorry to lose Mr. and Mrs. D.  McRae and family, who have  moved to West Sechelt.  * *      4  Mr. and Mrs. Market, Sr.;  were    visiting   their    son    and  daughter-in-law here last week.  * *    * *  Mr. and Mrs. C. Prince had  as guests Mr. Prince's daughter  and   son-in-law,   Mr.  and  Mrs.  Foster.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. A. Flay have returned from visiting their  son  in Vancouver.  * *    * ,   ���   .  The main topic of conversation around Selma these days,  is the proposed Community hall.  The site has been surveyed and  a "bee" has been arranged for  the clearing of the lot. Plans  are also under way for the raising of money for the erection of  the building, these will be announced 'later.  * *    *  JEvery one around Selma Park  isHvery busy these days putting  up fences and digging and  planting gardens. We only hope  the results ��will justify the  aching backs and sore^ muscles"  now being experienced  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lee have  returned from a vacation trip  to Seattle and en route home  were guests of Mrs. Lee's parents in New Westminster for a  few days.  y Mrs. Lawrence^ Yoiing of Long  Island, New York, - has; been  visiting her sister, Mrs. M. Livesey,  and  is  now  staying  with  Mrs. Murphy of Roberts Creek.  * *    ��  The Selma Park post office is  now located in Willows' Store,  with Mrs. H. Burke assisting Mr.  Willows.  J  World production of rye in  1946 is now estimated at 1,420  million bushels, slightly above  1945 small crop, but some 18 per  cent below the 1938-39 average.  ��s  Netit Week's Movie Entertainment  BUD ABBOTT and LOU COSTELLO in  "HIT THE ICE"  with Songs by Ginriy Simms  The funniest picture Abbott and Costello have made.  IRVINES LANDING ��� Tuesday. April 8  SECHELT ��� Wednesday, April 9  NEWS  ROBERTS CREEK��� Thursday, April 10  SHORTS  Hill's Machine Shop  GIBSONS LANDING  Precision Machinists  Marine and Automotive Repairs  Arc and Acetylene Welding  Oil Burners Installed and Repaired    .'   ...  A modern machine shop with a lathe of 24-inch swing  at your service. Special attention given to fishermen  ahd loggers. Let us repair your breaks and give you  a break. >  COME IN AND TALK OVER YOUR PROBLEMS  .E-SBSB  Jack Scott  Forever Alter...  Well, I was best man at the  wedding I mentioned and helped my bachelor friend end it  all, even slipping him the noose,  a beautiful 10-karat affair that  must have set him back a cool  $12.50.  It is a touching sight to see  a happy couple, at the altar, still  unmarked. There stood the  bride, dreaming about the mysteries of a cook book and there  the groom, dreaming about what  has happened to his bank book.  ���/-... How young, how valiant they  looked, perched on the thresh-  hold of a wonderful hew life of  overdue bills, hungry mouths  to feed and all the other joys of  that one-way street, matrimony.  The music, it seems to me, is  particularly fitting. I like that  bluntly sombre theme which so  plainly reveals that Mendelssohn was a married man when  he wrote it, probably spurred  on by his wife screaming at him  from the kitchen.  Nobody ever tripped lightly  down the aisle to the "Wedding  March." It requires a good  ruthless plod.  And the look that the.bride  gives the groom in that crucial  moment just before the axe  drops! Utter confidence and  trust are there. No wonder  women cry at weddings when  they remember that they too,  looked at that moth-eaten thing  next to, thern with much-the  'same\eipf6sjsibn:  -' '-^   '"������'���'���'���'"-���-  That's one thing about weddings that time doesn't change.  The bride always looks frail,  petite and gentle. Even the calloused married men, looking at  that vision of loveliness in old  lace and new lipstick, find it  hard to realize that soon the  little lady will be wearing the  pants and that her great, big,  strong husband will know what  it is like to be kicked around  with, the rest of us.  The groom adds to this delightful illusion, speaking in a  firm, manly voice, a far cry from  the plaintive, beaten tone he  will use in the centuries to  come.  Then, before you know it, the  boy and the girl are husband  and wife, the sweetie-rpie and  lamby-child are Mr. and Mrs.,  the match has been made, the  seconds are out of the ring and  the battle of matrimony has begun, y       ���  The rest of us old married  people watch the happy young  couple run merrily out of the  church into the shower of confetti and pull awa;y" on their  honeymoon. It sort of does  something to you.'  We get all misty-eyed and  sometimes the wife is so choked  up with emotion-that it will be  several minutes before she will  think to tell you what a fool  you made of yourself ogling the  bridesmaids.  (Copyright,  Vancouver  Sun)  ROBERTS CREEK  By MRS. G. MacKENZIE  MISS   ELEANOR   Arrpwsmith  spent Thursday night at the  Creek as guest of-Miss Gloria  Forst.  Mrs. A. Waiteryand Lila spent  a few days in Vancouver recently ; to attend the wedding  of Mrs.  Walker's  niece.  By MRS. R. MOSIER  DONALD Head entertained his  friends with a weiher roast  on Saturday evening. Among  those helping Donald celebrate  his 12th birthday were David  and Bill Beasley, George and  John Smith,. Arnold Mason,  ' Chuck Keen and Jimmie Flumerfelt.  * *    *  Mrs. Tho. Beasley entertained last week for her youngest  son, David, whose tenth birthday it was. Among those attending the afternoon .party  were Donald and Keith Head,  Bill Beasley, Johnny Mervyn,  Lyle Johnson, John Smith,  Douglas Hereington, Chuck and  Larry Keen, Julien Piote.  * *    *  Also celebrating a birthday -  . last week ' was Chuck Keen,  marking his ninth year. Some  35 children attended the afternoon weiner roast. Judging by  the noise and the amount of  food consumed the children  must   have   had   a   wonderful  time.  '.*    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. R. Walker and  daughter Rill, Mrs. Moncrieff,  went to Vancouver Tuesday last  via Gulf Wing for a few days.  Miss Peggy Edmunds of Vancouver was here for a brief visit  with   her   sister   Marion   last  week.  -.���**���  Mrs. B. Sands, with Kenny  and Dawn, are in Vancouver for   .Friday, April 4,  1947  a week's visit as the, guest of  Mrs.   Sands   parents,   Mr.   ancT"  Mrs. Mackenzie.  Vancouver   bound   this   past  week were Mr. and Mrs. E. Parr  Pearson  and   family,  Mr.   and  Mrs. G. Smith and son Jimmy,  Mrs. Tho. Beasley, Mrs. H. Tait,  Mr. J. Head, Mrs. Rutherford of  Welcome Beach, Mr. and Mrs. R.  Laird. ,  *    *    *  Visitors to the camp last week  were Mr. R. Rogers, Mr. B.  Morgan, Mr. G. Flavelle, Mr. P.  McDonald.  Let  The   News  supply  your  Personal Stationery.  George Bell  PAINTER* and  DECORATOR  Granthams Landing  Murdock Marine  Supply  ��� Fresh Meats and  Vegetables  ��� Groceries  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  PENDER   HARBOUR  "ARE  YOU  COVERED??  '  ^ee '������:������ '���������������'���.  P. G. McPherson  at'Gibsons  FOR ALL TYPES OP INSURANCE  in;  Sechelt Pavilion  SATURDAY, APRIL 12  JACK INGLIS ORCHESTRA  I  I  I  9 P.M.  PRIZES  ADMISSION 50c  m\  SPECIAL SALE  OF  FRIDAY, AP&IL 11  Wide Variety and Exceptional  Value!  SECHELT  -4i

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