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 . ��r__A����M����� �� ���*���! ff*i��--x-i-i  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons Landing,  Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines Landing, Half Moon Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams Landing, Egippnt, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, CheeTceye, etc.  PUBLISHES  BY THE  COAST HEWS, Z.XSSXTED  Btisluess OfficezySalf Moon Say, B. C. National Advertising- Office:,PoweU Stiver,  E.G.  ��� SQUAHISH United Church was  the setting for the wedding on  Monday, May 12, of Lilian Lasser, R.N., daughter of Mrs. E.  Lasser of Squamish, to Mr.  Kurt Newburt of Saskatoon.  The bride, who graduated  from the Vancouver General  Hospital with the glass of M5  was attended by her sisters,  Mrs. C. Leffler of Parksville,  and Mrs. Alex Munro. Her  young niece, Joanne Moore, of  Port Alice/rwas flower girl.  j Rev. C. Addyman officiated  at the service at - which the  "Bride was given in marriage by  her brother Robert Lasher.  yThe bridal gOwri was white  brocade with net yoke and cascades of net billowing from the  skirt. The fingertip veil was  held in place with a coronet  of- orange blossoms. For her  bouquet the bride carried red  roses arid white carnations,  y The two matrons of honor  wore flowered marquisette with  matching mitts and halo caps;  Mrs. Leffler's dress being pale  green, and Mrs. I^Tunro's, yellow.  Both carried colonial bouquets  of blue iris and pink carnations.  The tiny flower girl was attired in a shorV dress of blue  taffeta and carried a small  bouquet of blue hyacinths and  yellow ^primroses.  The groom was attended by  Mr. Carl Bucher of New Westminster.  i A.reception for relations and  immediate friends was held at  b.'the home jof Mr. and Mrs. Alex  [Munro after which the young  I couple left for; Chilliwack, the  [bride wearing a gray suit with  f black, topcoat. \ .,. r"  Vol. II No.  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. Friday.  May 23,  1947  5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  aiming Expert  Gibsons  ante  d  .-ir- " \ *  The Y.W.C.A. Holiday House  ! will    be    open   for    week-end  guests beginning Saturday, May  24.    After June 15 reservations  may be made for one or two  weeks'   vacation.     Mrs.   E.   S.  .Lindaberry lis hostess again this  year.  h���������:  -��������� ������  GIBSONS LANDING ���Mr. A,  G. Graham, supervisor, regional planning division, bureau  of reconstruction, who accepted  the invitation of the Gibsons  Landing Ratepayers' Association, to report on zoning, gave  the village a thorough check on  Friday," May 16.  Mr. Graham will draw up a  master plan ahd necessary bylaw for presentation to the commissioners and will then hold a  public meeting and explain the  benefits to the community of  such a plan.  This is a free government service which all organized communities are invited to use.  TWO MEN INJURED  AT LOGGING CAMP  HALFMOON BAY ���Two men  were injured here while  working for the McKenzie and  Flavelle Logging Company,  May 15. Both men were taken  to St. Mary's Hospital at Pender Harbour. . f   .  Cliff Scheldomose, second  loader, obtained facial lacerations when a track spike  thrown by the mainline hit him  on the forehead as he wasmov-  irig the:' loadefeto" j^iiew,: setting^  allowed to return home;  John Borotsik, a faller, injured his back when his saw became wedged in a tree. He is  still a patient at St. IVfary's.  oys  Plays at Secielt May 31  The  first  kind   of  insurance  ever sold was marine insurance.  Schools in District 46  Subject of Discussion  ROBERTS  CREEK���It was by  request of the Roberts Creek  P.T.A,  ^ai   Mr. .G.\ Marsdon,  chairman of the board of trustees, Mr. A. S. Trueman, high  school principal; Mr. R. Elliott,  elementary school principal; Mr.  1 A. Funnell, trustee for Roberts  , Creek    district,    and   Mrs.    R.  Bums, secretary of the board,  took part in a panel discussion  entitled "The School Situation  in District 46;"  Mr. Marsdon gave a wbrd picture of the school situation as it  is today in District 46, which  takes in 12 schools, from Briton  River, head of Jervis Inlet, to  Port. Mellon, * including 'Bovven'  Island. Only four or five might  be termed good schools, that is,  good buildings, well equipped  and not overcrowded. -Some'are  very overcrowded and some  distinctly below standard.  NEW BUILDINGS  Mr. Funnell spoke on plans  for the future arid presented  blueprints for threeMie# schools  --���8-roorh junior, senior high  school for Gibsons Landing tby'.  which it is hoped students from.  Port Mellon will be brought in  when Gibsons-Port Mellon road  is completed; a 4-room school at  Roberts Creek, which will dispense with Elphinstone school  and East Roberts schools; arid a  school at Madeira Park; These  three are modern, up-to-date  schools with auditoriums, which  will be available to the community and in the case of the  Gibsons school provision for industrial arts, i.e.;, home economics and commercial courses.  Mr. Elliott spoke to the question from the standpoint of the  elementary, bpard. He stressed  particularly the matter of overcrowding in the classroom, and  the desirability of clubs for  after-hour activity.  Mr. Trueman spoke from the  standpoint of the high school  and pointed ��� out- the fact that  'many children leaving school  here, would go to work in larger  centres and-yit was desirable  that in the school they should  receive as much as possible,  education that Would fit them  ai_ywhei& 3E3Ce said the aca-  deriiic approach is not for all  pupils, and facilities should be  provided for students whose  abilities are nonacademic.  Mrs, Burns explained school  financing as It now: |s following  tte Cameron report and supplementary legislation./   -  It is expected that. the bylaw concerning the cost of the.  proposed new' schools will be  presented to ratepayers this fall.  KITSILANO, a district of Vancouver, in 1928 gave birth to  a boys' band, now famous  throughout the world. The band  was founded, and is still conducted by Arthur W. Delamont.  Living near the General Gordon school in Vancouver, Mr.  Delamont watched the pupils  pass and repass his home day  after day. To this man: who  loved music, they offered a challenge. Why should the latent  abilities of these perpetually-  moying children not be harnessed and welded into something worthwhile?  Dreams are but the first stage  of reality, and it was riot long  before the first steps in the or-  . ganizing' of the Kitsilano Boys'  Band were taken. At first, the  most .common reaction to this  scheme was either lassitude or  ridicule, for the pupils of this  school were very young. Skeptics pointed out that no successful bands existed whose members ranged in age from 8 to 12  years.  ' But Arthur Delamont persisted arid gained the enthusiastic  support of the school principal,  Captain R. P. Steeves. As a result, on an evening in January*  1928, -';sthe#irst ^practice- off the;  General yGprdon ySchool Band  was held-ih the gymnasium.  TWO ESSENTIALS  A band needs, at its beginning,  two essentials���players and instruments. Amohg a group of  school*boys, the former is easy  to find, but the latter presents  a real problem. Members were  told to provide their own, and,  by various strange means, they  did.^ Attics and basements were  searched, friends and relatives  were approached, second-hand  stores were canvassed, dnd by  these, and other methods,  enough material was,, collected  to begin.  Weird and wonderful the collection appeared, but to these  untrained boys, they all were  satisfactory, for they made  noises, an'd what more could a  boy ask? Since that early beginning, the Vancouver Kitsilano Boys' Band, with its ever<-  changing personnel (as boys  have a habit of growing out of  things juvenile) has made an  impression everywhere it has  played.  BRITISH TOURS  The band has made three  tours of the British Isles, and  s about a dozen trips across Canada. It appeared at the Chicago  World's Fair in 1933, and tbok  the highest award in its class,  making the band a world champion. It has taken high honors?  in musical competitions in England, where,the band competed  against adult aggregations, but  still took first place.  To indicate the popularity of  this . ptitst^ding boys' band,  when-it made its first tou^^  England arid Scotland in 1934,  musical directors and booking  agentsyiyere very skeptical about  presenting the band to the people of England, figuring that  because its personnel consisted  of teen-aged boys,yit would not  amount to much.  This   was   before   the   band  landed over there, but after  hearing the band * in its first  wireless program over the BBC,  such people changed their impression, and gave the band  every encouragement and help  in providing engagements. The  band literally sold itself to those  grand people in England and  Scotland,* and after playing at  many places for a week at a  time, two performances a day,  with no music repeated, unless  , by very special request from the  audiettce, the band departed and  usually left many in tears as a  result Of the friendships and  musical interest aroused.  FAREWELL CONCERT  Perhaps the greatest concert  of them all was.the farewell appearance of the band in Dunfermline, Scotland, birthplace of  Andrew Carnegie, when over  12,000 persons stormed Pitten-  crief Park bandstand, to bid the  boys farewell. There were tears  in the eyes of those Scottish  folk, to whom the boys had endeared themselves. They had  contracted, to play for orie week  in Dunfermline, but popular demand held the band oyer for  several days longer, -y���}'���:-    ^  y During these Old Country  tours, 1934, 1936 and 1939, the  band found many opportunities  to sight-see, and visit all the...  historical places of interest, particularly in London, where they  made their headquarters. While  in this great dity, the band made  a short picture for tlie Pathe  Film Company, and seven recordings for the Regal Zono-  phone Gramophone Co.  Next year the Jband has been  invited to make yits fourth tour  of England* Scotland and "V^ales,  and p r e p a rations are now  under way for this big tour, it  being the first tour for the present personnel of the barid tb the  Old Land, as the one previous, *  in 1939, was cut short with the  outbreak of war.  DOOMED SHIP  In England at that time, the  band was at first scheduled to  return to Canada on the SS.  "Athenia," ��� but as it would  mean splitting up the band, it  was decided for them to remain  over a few days longer and passage was obtained on the "Empress of Britain," September 2.  The next day, Britain declared  war on Germany, and word was  sent throughout a shocked  world, telling of the sinking of  the "Athenia" with the loss of  125 lives, by a German submarine.  The band's trip back to Canada was far different from the  previous ones. A tenseness prevailed during the entire voyage,  and rumors of nearby "submarines were common. The ship '  carried 500 more passengers  than was customary, and remained "blacked out" ^during  the entire trip. Matches and  other lights were forbidden, and  all passengers wore their lifebelts constantly. Everyone was  Worried, but the band did its  best; to relieve the strain by  giving concerts on board. ���  The black ship was successful  in its mission, and after zigzagging at full speed across the  Atlantic, finally berthed at  Montreal. Never did Canada  look so good to the boys! The  reception given to the band on  its journey back across Canada,  and at Vancouver, was tremendous.  Many of the former personnel  of the Vancouver Kitsilano  Boys' Band, who had made  either the first or second tours  of the Old Country, were destined to make yet another trip  across the Atlantic, but this  time wearing the uniform of one  of the three services, navy, army  or air force. Of these members,  the band is justly proud.  The history of this much-  travelled band, which appeared  in San Francisco in 1937, having been invited to take part in  the Golden Gate Bridge Opening Fiesta, is a memorable one.  While in San Francisco, the  band received much attention,  and   was   honored   in   several  WayS.     '������';;'  By sharing in a religious service on board the U.S.S. "West  Virginia" it became the first  Canadian band ever to play on  an American battleship. During a monster boxing fiesta, it  played at the Civic Auditorium.  For the great military and naval  parade, at was the only band on  the reviewing stand.  GREAT LEADER  Conductor Arthur W. Delamont is deserving of much  acreditfor the-great wdrjt lie has  achieved with this band. He  was born in Hereford, England,  in 1892, one of five boys, all of  whom were given an early love  of band music by their father.  He was married in 1917, and  they have a married son and  daughter, Gordon, who leads his  own orchestra in Toronto, and  Vera, who. is a well-known singer, makes her home up in Athabasca.  So popular is Mr. Delamont as  a conductor of juvenile bands,  that he has been/called upon to  also be bandmaster of six other  junior bands in Vancouver and  district. On several occasions,  he has presented all these bands,  along with the Kitsilano band*  on the same stage in a massed  band demonstration which has  stirred the heart of all listeners.  During the war years he also  conducted the Air Force Cadets  Band.  This world-famous band will  visit Sechelt peninsula at the  end of May, prior to a tour of  the Pacific coast down to Los  Angeles.  Commence Pulpwood  Cutting Near Mill  GIBSONS  LANDING ��� T.  R.  Godfrey & Co., Ltd., of Gibsons Landing, have commenced  cutting pulpwood on the Port  Mellon townsite west of the  mill.  The first step of the project  entails clearing the timber from  approximately 300 acres around  the mill to allow for expansion  of the residential area. All  pulpwood will be processed at  the Sorg Pulp Company at Port  Mellon.  VIHOI02A  AHvnan mfiofiiAOHd Page Two.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, May 23,  1947  t^he Coast Kjeuis  TI  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3 Insertions (same ad)  60c  Cxtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Jotices,  Engagements. Marriages, Deaths, etc> 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RES0LTS!  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lfnes 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  ONE Fawcett Range complete,  water   jacket,   6   holes,   good  condition, '"'$4"0:0'0:~~Mfgr-Er-Er  Bowman, Gibsons Landing.     41  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  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  P��*et*s Corner  MOTHER  The furrows on your brow we  would gladly erase,  Could we again see your dear  face.  Songs have been sung, poems  read,  To honor Mothers living and  dead.  The roses we place in the vase-  are white;  Mother left us in the silence of  night.  We'll not weep, tears are in vain,,  Great is our loss, but blessed her  gain.  We livetin hope, and devoutly  pray,  To meet her in heaven one  happy day.       x  ���Victoria Serstad  Kairouan  in   Tunisia  is the  holiest city of Mojslem Africa.   ,  SHOP by MAIL  from  ���->  Powell Stores Ltd  Powell River, B. C.  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  Waterfront Lots  All Reasonably Priced!  i  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 loti  CALL  E. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Halfmoon Bay  OR  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver. B.C. PA, 3348  A BUSINESS of my own is the  theme of a little booklet for  veterans which has been issued  by the Bank of Montreal. It is  called "What's the Score on  These Veterans' Loans?" and is  about the new Veterans' Business and Professional Loans Act.  In it the bank answers, in the  straightforward words of one of  their managers, a series of questions put by a veterari who  wants to know "the score" for  himself and for his�� friends.  Copies are freely available at  the local office of the,bank.  There has been a certain  amount of doubt and misapprehension as to what the Veterans'  Loaris Act would enable banks  to do in the way of making  loans to veterans who have  started, or who wish to start, a  business of their own. An unfortunate delay in the supplying  of the government's printed  forms and details of the regulations did not help matters.  Now the ��ank of Montreal  has brought out this attractive  little volume which really  answers the question put on its  cover.   It dispels, too, any ideg  that the bank is less than enthusiastic   about   advancing  money under the terms of the  act.  SOUND VENTURE  Running   through   the   foreword  and  the  answers  to  the  veteran's. questions is a wholehearted .endorsement    of    the  widespread desire for "a business of my own."   But the bank  does   not   hesitate   to   impress  veterans with the fact that they  must   have   a   sound   business  proposition.   Besides their,  money,   veterans   are  investing  their time, effort, and their very  future in these new businesses,  and   the   government   and   the  banks  'would   not   be   serving  these citizens well if they assisted in ventures which had no  reasonable chance of success.  A long list of businesses and  professions in which the Bank  of Montreal has been assisting  veterans "ever since the first  veterans got back into civies" is  a veritable directory of what  may constitute a sound business  proposition for the ambitious  veteran.  Soon after VJ-Day this same  bank brought out a valuable  little book for veterans called  "Getting Off on the Right Foot."  The sequel just published might  well have been called "Standing  on Your Own Feet," and makes  worthwhile reading for those  many veterans whose ambition  is "a business of my own."  George Bell  PAINTER and  DECORATOR  Granthams Landing  For Better Health  HARLEY C. ANDERSON  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  OFPZCE HOTJBS:   Mon., Wed., and Pri. oiily���9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Open Evening's toy Special Appointment  Three Years on Staff of Keystone Hospital, Chicago  (A Surgical and Physiotherapy Hospital)  Box 15, Gibsons -banding. B.C.  DIET ��� MASSAGE ��� ELECTROTHERAPY  and  Anatomical Adjustments  V AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS  AND EQUIPMENT  New or used.  :*���:���  -/tfVESTQtt   v -^ like  V Maybe yo^��^eeding  to buy  sfj^ball to  stock ��r ^ ne^uaUty o��  build up the q  your herd.  V FARMHOUSE OR OTHER iFARM  BUILDINGS  Construction, improvemenf or  repair of dwelling, barn, silo,  ice-house, garage, labourers*  cottages or tourist cabins;  painting farm buildings; interior decorating of your home, or  . adding one or more rooms or  storeys.  present one.  se^age disposal ���� lnstal,l^iohs,  :v UGH* mm *'.�����* y  system.  WHICH  DO I NEED MOST?  Check your needs and discuss  your financing requirements with  us. If your proposition is sound,  ���ill/ ri A ii E l*   there'8 inoney for  JOAMniipMCAMOIAlK Z '" <  etc. PS> ^shinJ'Setaiio?  . /  ASK for a copy of our booklet  on Farm Improvement Loans.  You'll find it  helpful.  DWt  rS&BFIt 6 F-M^^t'ltE^'  working with Canadians in walk of life since 1817 Friday, May 23,  1947.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Three  CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  AS I SAID last week I hoped to  be able to give you the second  episode of "Four Gals in ana  Olds," so here it is, also the*  third. The gals, travelling along ,  towards Salt Lake City looking  for four "Riders of the Purple  Sage" saw nothing but Mormon  bishops. On arriving at Salt  Lake City which is a beautiful  planned city with wide streets,  flower-lined and startling coloring of mountains at twilight, the  gals heard an organ recital at  the Tabernacle _ by Dr. Frank  Asper. They took in the museum  and saw Brigham Young's possessions, the building not large  enough to hold all the pictures  of his wives.  At Zion Park they slept the  night   in   a   rustic   cabin, very  rustic  (outside specialists)   and  the gal asleep first is best off,  as all four being human, snore.  Up   early   they .began   a   slow  drive   for   38   miles   of   sheer  beauty,   stopped   to   pick  some  wild   flowers   and   almost   got  arrested.    Then they continued  ���on to the Grand Canyon which  is impossible for one person to _  describe���they say not to miss  it if you are ever that way.   The  desert is more easily described  with the one word "hot," it being   111   in  the   shade   and   of  course no shade.   They thought  some   of   the   cactus   blossoms  were beautiful  but  there   was  no slowing down in the heat and  on they went the 400 miles to  Arizona.   So endeth the second  chanter  ���_. The third brings "The Wayward Bus" over the border to  Mexico, the shops being fascinating but the main Canadian  thought being which store can  we get the best and most for the  least.   Theyi ate hot tamal^s, the  MURDOCK  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ���Fresh Meals and  Vegetables  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  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.e,AIR^ES  Mak^ apiilications for  charter service  Mexican   chili   nearly   melting  their forks.  At the Ranch, home of Sybil's  sister, the gals were awed with  22,400 acres of range land and  cowboys. Yes! After travel-;  ling so far they finally met  some cowboys. They all went  to a big barn dance, the barn  being decorated with cowboy  plaques and cattle brands, very  interesting to them���fiddle and  foot music. On Mother's Day,  19 honored Sybil's mother, all  of them relatives except the  'other three gals. Off to church  and back to a grand family dinner . of turkey, etc. The gals,  while on the ranch, had lots of  fun on a real round-up���chucked in with all cow-hands and  took lots of pictures on horseback, almost needing Bob Moun-  sey's crane to get them on. They  also needed someone to holel on  the 10-gallon hats as they swung  up. Well, my dear readers,  never was so much done by so  few. More next week.  *    *    *  On Friday, May 17, the Ladies'  Auxiliary held a bridge, whist  and crib drive. An enjoyable  evening was had by those attending and as to be expected  the supper was delicious. The  prize winners were: Bridge ���  Mrs. Jean McCuaig, Bessie Me-  Knight, Dave Taylor and Dave  Clark; whist���Mrs. Newberry,  Flo Verdesio, Don Heron and  W. R. Danfield; crib���Eric Anderson.  * *    ���  On Saturday, May 18, the Legion held a Bingo-nite over 100  attending and as in the past  everyone had fun. Boy! Those  prizes, nylons, groceries, boxes  of chocolate bars, a Ronson  lighter, canned goods, etc.  Chocolate cake and coffee finished an evening of fun.  * *    *  An orchid tliis week to Martin Brown, onet of' our genial  janitors. He won a roasting  chicken at the bingo, I'll let you  guess what he did with it.  At the last Ladies* Aid meeting Mrs. Wilkinson made a  presentation of a lovely cup and  saucer, on behalf of all the  ladies, to Meg Johns .who will be  leaving shortly to reside in Van-V  couver-/  v        *   .*���   *  The Howe Sound Fastball  League Were unable to get  started on Sunday, May 18,  ddggoned if it didn't rain. The  league is now composed of eight ���  teams. The Squamish "Hard-  Woods" being a late entry. There  are now three from Squamish,  HALFMOON BAY.���Miss Marian Edmunds assisted by Mrs.  G. Herrington and Mrs. R.  Mosier was hostess Monday  evening at a miscellaneous  shower in the lovely and scenic  dining room at Redroofs, in  honor of Miss Pat Wall, whose  marriage to Mr. Alf Ness will  take place at Sechelt, June 8.  The table was lovely with a  centrepiece of red roses and  white candytuft on a white  hand crocheted cloth, flanked  by tapering white candles, and  the pink and white > shower  cakes.  Miss  Edmunds   assisted  Miss  Wall    iri    opening of the gifts  which  were placed in  a large  two from Woodfibre and three  from Britannia.  *    *    *  The "Rio Jurua" arrived Sunday evening to load prite. She  is also named after a tributary  of "the Amazon and her maiden  name was the MV. Hook Hitch.  Leslie Leghorn is the American  engineer instructor aboard. As  it happens it is not his first time  to Britannia Beach. He was with  the MS. Carriso who delivered  steel rail and balls in 1938. During the war he married a New  Zealand girl and expects her  from there within the next  month. Cheerio for this week  folks.  Beasley's  General  Merchants  We Have a Good  Selection of  Supersilk  Hosiery  Leckie's Work  Boots  and Scampers  Standard Oil Products  Bus Stop  HALFMOON  BAY  white and pink flower basket.  Mrs. F. Kolterman assisted  Miss Edmunds in receiving the  guests.  Presiding at the urns were  Mrs. W. Meikle, Mrs. Thos.  Beasley,- Mrs. Robillard, and  Mrs. J. King, while serving  were Miss Peggy Edmunds, Mrs.  Kay Hubert, Mrs. C. Hebert.  Guests included the ladies of  Halfmoon Bay* Wood Bay and  Silversands.  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W.  G. Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  Classification of finger printing was established in 1892.  Corn is used in the manufacture of alcohol, sugar and starch.  NOTE THESE and SAVE!  TOMATO JUICE:   Libbys.   20-oz:  13c  APPLE JUICE:   20-oz.   2 for 19c  KRAFT DINNER:   Pkt.  _ 19c  RICE KRISPIES: ______ 2 for 25c  WAX PAPER: 100-ft. rol!  . ��� 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. _1 2 for 25c  HARDWARE, DRYGOODS and FRESH MEATS  Sechelt Service Store  Nbtice To Contractors  LHND 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. 2���  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.  GULF LINES LTD.  M.V. "GULF WING"  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay.  ROUTE No. 2  NORTHBOUND  Lv. Vancouver  .  Ar. Sechelt ._  Ar. Halfmoon  ���  Ar. Pender*   Monday  No  Northbound  Trip  Tuesday  9:30  11:45  12:30  1:30  a.m.  a��m.  p.m.  pjn.  Wednesday  9:30 sum.  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.  T  Friday  5:00 p.m.  7:15 p.m.  8:00 p.m.  9:00 p.m.  Saturday  1:00 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  Sunday  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 p.m.  Flag  10:45 p.m.  ���NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will be made at Irvine's Lnd<y., 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 a.m.  6:15 ajn*  8:30 Bum.  Tuesday  1:30 p.m.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 p.m.  6:Q0 pjn.  Wednesday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pin.  S:00 pad.  Thursday  1:30 p.m.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 p.m.  6:00 pjn.  Friday  7:00 ajn.  8:15 ajn.  9:00 a.m.  11:15 ajn.  - Saturday  Trip No. 1  8.00 ajn.  9.00 a*m.  9.45 a<m.  12:00 noon  Saturday  Trip No. 2  5:30 p.m.  Direct to  Vancouver  8:45 p.m.  Sunday  3:00 p.m.  4:30 pjn��  5:15 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  Far information please call  Ferry ;Wharf, H. Columbia Sfv  No. 2 Schedule effective May 1, 1947,  MA. 4655 or MA. 7039  Vancouver, B.C.  erating on  D.S.T.,  until further notice. Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon  Bay,  B. C.  Friday, May 23,  1947  Specialists in Logging &  Contracting Equipment'  osts  UlPttl  Fully automatic clutch . . . Only  one operating lever, the throttle  . . . Cannot be stalled . . . weight  72 lbs. and up.  Call or Write for Pamphlet  B.C. Distributors:  EQUIPMENT CO, LTD.  395 West 5th Ave.  FA.7030 ��� VANCOUVER BC  By CAROLA  MRS. PETER O'Brian, a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. C. F. Con-  erston, is spending a few weeks  at  the  Creek,  accompanied  by  her children.  * *    *  Ronnie Blomgren will be 15  years old May 24. Happy birthday, Ronnie!    .  * . *   '-*  . Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Findlay  spent a few days in Vancouver  visiting friends.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Rusk, accompanied by their family, returned last Sunday after spending  a few days in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Edlund had as weekend guests her sister, Miss Hannah Anderson, and friends Miss  Evelyn   Ward   and   Mr.   Colin  Wilson.  * *    *  Mr. Williain Oldershaw flew  down from the Queen Charlottes   to   spend   Mother's Day  with his Mom.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Sadler, a former resident of Robert's Creek, arrived  with her grandchild Wilson.  * *    *  Mrs. C. Drinkwater has as her  guest a former resident, Mjrs. J.  Forbey.  You can swallow this one,  hook, line and sinker, as a 17-  !  Bright Worm Days are at hand .     . BE PREPARED  Lang's Drug Store has these to protect and beautify  for Summer:  *  SUN GOGGLES:   A new and distinctive line.   (Polaroid,  Grantly, Crookes).  From  25c to $5.00  GYPSY CREAM:  Soothes,*cools and protects. 65c  NIVEA CREAM:  ___ :  50c, $1.00, $2.25  BEAUTY MASK:   Lady Ray new facial pack.    $2.25  CHARM KURL:   Home permanent  $1.35  LIQUID LIPTONE:   12 shades. -  $1.25  POND'S ANGEL FACE:   New ihake-up.   Goes on without  water.    . __.   $1.25  FILMS:   All sizes���-Verichrome and Super X  ��  LANG'S DRUGS  GIBSONS LANDING  Beatty  Gasoline  Washer  $197.80  f.o.b.  Gibsons  BEATTY SALES  AND SERVICE  We Specialize in Oil Burner Service of all Types.  We have the Experts.  SUNSET  Gibsons Landing, B.C.  inch fish did when it hooked on  to the end of a linen thread! Pop  (Gordon Reeves) didn't suspect  the strong competition his three-  year-old son would give him,  when he saw him armed with a  spool of Mom's linen thread ahd  a stick. Well Barrie caught the  only fish that was caught that  day!  * *.   *  We hear that Vivian Klein  beat the stork to Pender 'Harbour Hospital by five minutes.  "That's one of them off the stork  list!" beamed Vivian with a sigh  of relief when she left her passenger at the hospital door. The  proud father and mother of the  bouncing boy are Mr. and Mrs.  James Sabo of the Hall Road,  Roberts Creek.  * *    *  BACK FROM SOUTH  Mrs. Gebrgina Johnston returned recently to the Creek  after spending the better part of  six months in Tampa, Florida,  as guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. W. R.  Turner.  Mrs. Johnston travelled, by  bus, making several stopovers,  including Los Angeles and New  Orleans. We can quote her as  saying that anyone desiring a  pleasant and "reasonably priced  trip need not put that trip off  any longer while air-cooled,  streamlined buses are in operation, and the. courtesy of the  bus drivers is surpassed only by  their good looks!  A point of interest was the*  dairy 15 miles out of Tampa,  owned and operated by nephews  and a show-place of Florida.  Tourists will travel for miles to  view the white-painted, low  rambling buildings where Rosie  and her pals must wash their  feet upon entering to be fed and  milked, arid where the calves  are so well trained they resemble the precision march of the  Homey Griard. .< /The yJdairy sells  300 gallons of milk per day during the summer months, and 500  gallons during the winter  months. Milk retails at 25 cents  a quart as feed is shipped from  the north, making it an expensive item for the Florida babies.  Another point of interest re->  ceived by Mrs. Johnston was  the Bach Tower at Winterhaven,  commemorating Edward Bach^  late editor of the Ladies' Home  Journal.  The tower is 'situated on the  highest mound in Florida in a  picturesque setting of magnolias  fronting a lake, encircled bya  palm trees, each of which was*  planted by former presidents of  the United States.  The oat cakes Mrs. Johnston  baked for her brother became  quite famous, and for those interested readers, here it is:  Scotch oat cakes a la Johnston  ���2 cups quick oats (rubbed  fine between hands), 1 cup all-  purpose flour, Vz tsp. baking  powder, % cup fat. Add enough  water to enable you to handle  and roll out as pie crust. Bake  in medium oven (about 325)  until brown.  * * *.!  SUCCESS STORY  "Local Boy Makes Good"  would be a fitting title for the  success story of-William H.  White, Ph.D., Who has, accepted  a position with the University  of British Columbia as professor  of geology.  Bill, who is the only son of  Dr. and Mrs. F. H. White, residents of Roberts Creek for the,,  past 27 years, obtained his elementary; schooling at Elphin-"���������  stone Bay- School and attended;  hign school at Gibsons Landing.  As that was long before buses  were in evidence, He oftentimes  had to break all odds hoofing it,  as the weather would not permit cycling. *  Finishing high school at the  By Jim Rennie  IT IS NOW a month past since  the writer penned a few notes  to the Coast News, during that  period he was a guest at Shaughnessy Hospital. While sojourning at that "home" away from  home, I read many letters to the  editors of the Vancouver paper  regarding conditions in that institution and so a few notes on  the subject may be of interest  to those who have friends among  the 1,800 patients.  On arrival the vet calls at report centre, and from there to  house doctor who is a specialist  in his particular disability. The  patient's file is before the doctor and contains his medical  history since the First Great  War and often the South African War and may consist of  gun-shot wounds, heart trouble  or in many cases arthritis.  Report daily for physical  theraphy and massage; also to  the "gym" for neck stretching���  this with fear and trembling as  a fortune teller told me once I  was born, to be hung. The last  order to the matron-���"a bed and  rest."  Next morning waking with  the day's-first beam, I said within myself, "It was a dream." But  someone whistled as I turned  my head, "You got to get up,  you got to get up in the morning." There in the next bed  was my old friend the sergeant-  major���89 years youhg, a bit  more frail since first I met him  but the same smile and spirit  that coined the phrase "Old  soldiers never die^,,_���  y^^    ���',  The therapy ward in Shaughnessy is the last thing for the  treatment of gun-shot wounds,  arthritis or shock. There are  rows of padded benches where  the patient lies for electrical  treatment and .massage under  the care of trained, pleasant  girls who sure know their business and whose timetable is a-  la-CP.R.  The catering in the hospital is  of the very best and the cooking excellent. There is also a  good library and canteen. Every  other day the Canadian I_egion,  Salvation Army, Canteen Fund  and many other organizations  send their charming ladies to  visit and distribute tobacco,  cigarettes, candy, mail, writing  paper and magazines, and one  day the breeze blew in Bob  Graham from Gibsons Landing  with a message from the boys  of the Legion arid enough tobacco to keep me puffing for a  month, and from Granthams  Landing there .came Fred How-  ���        ���.-' >  age of 15 he then took his matriculation at King Edward High  school, entered University of  B.C., and after one year laid off  for one year to work in the  Pioneer Mines. He then went  back to university and took his  PhiD.V  Mrs. Bill White, who before  her marriage was Betty Hayr,  was a former school teacher at  Elphinstone Bay School. They  have one son David, age four.  Dr. Bill White saw service in  the Royal Canadian Air Force  as navigator, flying the India-  t o -Burm a r bUte over the  "Humpj" which is known to be  the most hazardpiiis flying; route  because of the unpredictable  monsoon winds.  He will assume his duties in  the fall and the best wishes of  his friends in Roberts Creek go  with him.  lett of the A.O.T.S. with a smile  a yard lorig..  The hostess at Shaughnessy is  Mrs. T. Mackenzie who is an old  resident of Granthams, and she  performs all kinds of service to  the boys and their relatives.  c To the doctors, nurses, orderlies and all connected with  Shaughnessy, we say: Thanks  a million.  MARSHALL  BROS.  PLUMBING   and   HEATING  Servicing West Howe .Sound  and  Sechelt Peninsula  GIBSONS  LANDING  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ��� .  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  ���  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  HilPs Machine    m  Shop  Gibsons Landing  Precision  Machinists  Marine and Automotive  Repairs  Arc and Acetylene Welding f  Oil Burners  Installed  and 'Repaired  ������ V  1  Sea: Breeze -  Beauty Shoppe  GIBSONS LANDING     J  Under New Management |  Complete Line of        I  BEAUTY SERVICES .'; 1  Doris Bedwell  Operator  1  Spray Painting  Interior or Exterior Painting v|  with Brush or Spray   I   I  Kalsominirig If Required;  Free Estimates  Vic Palmer  Pender Harbour Friday, May 23,   1947  THE COAST NEWS,  Halfmoon  Bay, B. C.  Page Five  i!IY MEATS  mimm  Compare our prices with  the city. We are 5 to 10%  lower. It pays to shop for  your meats at . . .  H. KENNETT  BUTCHER  ���Next to Bank of Montreal  Gibsons  Landing  For Sale  32-ft.   GILLNET   BOAT  Complete with drum and  rollers.   7 h.p. engine.  Ready to  fish.  $650.00  also  28-fi. TROLLER  7 h.p. Easthope Engine  $850.00  Both boats spring painted  and in good shape.  Canoe Pass  Boat Works  Pender Harbour, B.C.  L  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  THE GRADUATING class of  the U.B.C. held a dance on  Monday, May 12 in the Pavilion.  The "Lady Alexandra" was  chartered    for    the    cruise    to  Bowen.  * *    *  Rainy weather greeted the  first picnics of the season May  15���St. Patrick's School and  Vancouver College. On Saturday Britannia High School and  Duke of Connaught High School  held their picnics at Bowen. The  Vivian   Employees'   Association  picnic was^on Sunday.  * *    *  The Evergreen Stables did a  fair amount of business on Saturday with the high school picnics, but Sunday was just a little  too damp for anyone to go riding  for  pleasure.    Miss  Muna  Vernon is riding mistress.  * *    * *  A group of the young people  here chartered a ferry last Wednesday, night to take them to  Horseshoe Bay and from there  they travelled to Vancouver to  take in a movie. They returned  the same evening. That's one  way of making up for the  absence of a movie theatre on  Bowen Island.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Matthew  spent the week-end with their  parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Matthew    at    their    home,    "The  Cedars."  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Norman Armstrong of Toronto spent a few  days at Bowen last week. Norman has taken a holiday from  piloting a plane between New  York and Toronto to visit his  mother in Vancouver.  * *    *  The B:i. United Church looks  quite smart in its .new coat of  paint, brown with cream trim.  By LES PETERSON  "ARE   YOU  COVERED?"  see  P. G. McPherson  At Gibsons  FOR ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  AND REAL ESTATE  Next Week's Movie Entertainment  Jack Oakie, Peggy Ryan, Johnny Coy in  "ON STAGE* EVERYBODY"  A Wonderful Musical Comedy���Don't Miss It  HALFMOON BAY���Monday. May  19  IRVINE'S LANDING���Tuesday. May 20  SECHELT���Wednesday. May 21  ROBERTS CREEK���Friday, May 23  NEWS and SHORTS  J  Bank of Montreal  GIBSONS LANDING. B. C.  Sub-agency to Carrall and Hastings Sts.  Brianch, Vancouver, B.C.  Bank at Gibsons and have the benefit of both a "town"  account arift'iull services 'brought to the door\ Rates  and facilities exactly similar to those at Carrall and.  Hastings Branch.  GIBSONS LANDING ��� This  community lost one of its  pioneers when Peder Berdahl  passed away at his home on  Thursday night, May 15.  Born in Trondneim, Norway,  in 1889, he came to Canada, and  in 1907 married Hilda Urgens  in Vancouver, moving to Gibsons immediately.  He logged around Gibsons and  Roberts Creek until 1932, then  left that industry to turn to  berry growing. He developed  one of the largest strawberry  and raspberry ranches on the  peninsula. In recent years he  served as director on both the  Howe Sound Cannery and the  Elphinstone Co-operative Association of Gibsons Landing.  Surviving are his wife, four  daughters, Mrs. Alice Steele,  Matsqui; Mrs. Alma Ladd and  Mrs. Lillian Mihoiluk, both of  Alberni, and Mrs. Annie McDonald of Roberts Creek, and  two sons, Norman and Herbert,  both of Gibsons Landing.  Interment was in Sea-View  Cemetery, under the direction  of W. Graham, funeral director.  Tuesday-~-10:45 a.m.���2t 30 p.m.  Friday���10:45 aoiV-^-S-U 30 p.m;  Ask for 6ur "booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Services of the Bank of Montreal".  GARDEN  BAY  By L. SPARLING  FRIENDS will be glad to hear  Ernie Coilen is making a satisfactory recovery. He is suffering from arthritis that settled  * in his back. A caretaker is in,  charge of. his place so that his  guests   will   continue   to   enjoy  their fishing trips.  * *    *  Mrs. E. S. Oram of Vancouver  was able to take Mr. Oram, who  -: was avpatient in St; Mary's^-Hospital,  to  Vancouver  for  treatment.  * *    *  Mr. W. T. Franklin .was well  enough Monday.to return to his  home on Merry Island.   Rev. A.  Allen Green took Mr. and Mrs.  Franklin   on   board   the   John  Antle to their place.  .*���*.*���  Mr. and Mrs. G. >de Berrie  have been staying in the Harbour as their little girl has been  seriously ill in St. Mary's Hospi-  tai. *  * *   ���*    * , '  The yacht  "Tula  Mia"  from  Portland, Oregon, was anchored  in  Garden Bay  this  week.  The "Twin Isles" was also here.  ..'*���**  The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.  Tommy Laveque was christened  Terrence Naden, Monday, May  12, in the chapel of St. Mary's  Church, Pender Harbour.  t ���y     *       j|k      *  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lyons  returned after a few days visit  in Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. Norman Earl of Egmont  returned via Gulf Wing after a  business trip to town.   Mr. Earl  is having a new boat built. .  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dagenstein  will be moving into their new,  home at Madeira shortly.  * *    #  Mr. Charlie Heid has been a  patient at  St. Mary's Hospital  with an attack of flu.  * *    * ��� j  Mrs. T. P. Peddie of Egmont,  is  recovering from  a  case  of  pleurisy in St.'Mary's.  * *    #  Miss Lillian Lewis has returned from a visit to Vancou-  .ver.'-:"y-  B-EB  MR. A. J. Frederick of Havre,  Montana, has been the guest  of his sister and brother-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. A. J. G. Hill.- He  will visit his father and other  relatives in Vancouver, and in  other cities en route home.  *    *    *  Rev. and Mrs. T. Moore have  been spending a week in Vancouver visiting their son, Mr. T.  Moore and family and daughter  Mrs. J. Miles and family. Mr.  Moore attended the United  Church conference being held  in Canadian Memorial Church.  *    *  *  Mrs. H. F. Gerrard of Hong  Kong arrived Monday from  Banff, where she has been holidaying en route from eastern  Canada, having left China the  end of March. She will reside  at the- Cedarcrest Apartment.  *    *    *  The Mother's Day service in  the United Church, May 11, was  well attended. Beautiful flowers and the presence of the Sunday School scholars, gave a  bright, hopeful and inspiring  feeling to air present. Two solos,  "I love a Little Cottage," by little Miss Barbara Graham, and  "My Mother's Prayer," by Mr.  R. Graham, with violin obligato  by Mrs. M. Martin, were well  rendered and very helpful.  Mrs. . H. Marshal told the  children's story, which was enjoyed by all. Rev. T. Moore  was in charge of the service and  ROBERTS CREEK ���The W.A.  of St. Aidan's Church held a  successful sale of work and  afternoon tea at the Kewpie  Camp on Friday, May 16.  Mrs. H. G. Findlay, president  of the club, welcomed the  guests. Tea arrangements were  in the hands of Mrs. F. Hewer  and Mrs. A. Harbinson. Serving were Mrs. J. Ward, Mrs. G.  Rose. Mrs. Blakeman and Mrs.  Roberts were in charge of the  home cooking booth; Mrs. H.  Hewitt and Miss A. Dawson sold  fancy work; Mrs. G. Bloor sold  babies' wear; Mrs. G. Gauvreau  and_Mrs. W. Merrick, sold the  novelties.  gave an appropriate sermon.  Others taking paii -were little  Miss Elliott, Master Knowles  and Mr. James Marshall. Miss  W. N. New was th�� pianist.   ���*SB5T_��� *  It Happened At,  WAKEFIELD  One of our patron's claims  to have wired the Northern Lights ...  He also knows the length  of a short circuit.  EAT ACROSS THE  STREET  1  Gibsons  Landing  Horticultural Show  ������������f       -::.r-> and-  Summer Carnival  JULY 1st, 2nd and 3rd  Enter Now for:  HOME CANNING (Fruits and Vegetables)  HOME   BAKING   (white   and   brown   bread;   baking  powder biscuits,  with Blue Ribbon Baking  Powder).  These entries to be judged by Edith Adams,  of the  Vancouver Sun.  FLORAL ENTRIES  No entry fee for any bf above.  JULY 1st  2:00 p.m.���Soap Box Derby���no entry fee.  (For information and advice see J. Bunyan)  3:00 p.m.���2-mile Marathon���Entry fee of $2.00  (Winner take all.)  3:15 p.m.���Tug-of-War, 11-manteam���$1.50 per man  (Winners take all.)  JULY 2nd  2:00 p.m.���Local 5-man Team Tug-of-War  Entry -fee 50c per man.   (Winner take all.)  3:00 p.m.���CHILDREN'S SPORTS  50 and 100-yard dash.   Running High Jump, Running  Broad Jump, Standing Broad Jump  No Entry Fee  2:30 p.m.���Horse Shoe Pitching  $1.00 per team���-1st and 2nd prizes  JULY 3rd  2:00 p.m.���Log Bucking Contest (hand)  Contestants supply own saws���Entry fee $2.00  (Winner, |ake all.)  3:00 p.m.���Horseshoe Pitching Finals  Entry Form  Gibsons Horticultural  Show and  Summer Carnival  I   Name  Please Print  I  Address    a  m ^^  | Nature of Entry __.  Fee  Bolivia  is  the   fifth   largest  country of South America.  /������������������ea������'*()**a<����*<>**s**��**��**��***a**1ll**"***ai***a*"*"a*"av*"^"**a*#*<"a****"a"*a"asa***"*a**a**l'*?*SBas*aa*  Send your entry to S. Fladager, Gibsons Landing, B.C.  Entry Fees'payable by Money Order to  Branch No. 109, Canadian Legion.  J Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C..  Friday, May 23,  1947  IIIIHIIE  )!!l!f  REGULAR  I  liiii  in  TO  IULF COA  AND  WEST HOWE SOUND POINTS  VANCOUVER-PENDER HARBOUR  SERVICE  Xkeave Arrive  Vancouver Pender Sr.  STnes.      10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.  Eburs.   10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.  Sat.        12:00 noon 4:00 p.m.  SOUTHBOUND  2_eave Arrive  Pender Kr.  Wed.      12:30 noon  Fri.        12:30 noon  Sun. 5:30 p.m.  Vancouver  5:45 p.m.  5:45 p.m.  9:45 pjn.  VANCOUVER-SECHELT  SERVICE  NORTHBOUND  I_eave Vancouver  Tuesday    10:00 a.m.  Thursday   10:00 a.m.  Friday       6:30 p.m.  Saturday     2:00 p.m.  Sunday     9*30 a.m.  SOUTHBOUND  I_eave Sechelt  Tuesday     6:00 p.m.  Wednesday       3:00 p.m.  Thursday     6:00 p.m.  Friday     3:00 p.m.  Sunday        6:30 p.m.  VANCOUVER-GIBSONS LANDING SERVICE  Monday  Monday  Tuesday  Wed.  Thursday  Xieave  Vancouver  2:00 p.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  Xieave  Gibsons  8:00 a.m.  5:15 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  5:15 p.m.  Friday  Friday  Saturday  Xieave  Vancouver  9:00 a.m.  7:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  Sunday     10:00 a.m.  *via Port MeUon  Xieave ���  Gibsons =  4:00 p.m. I  I  *4:30 p.m. g=  (approz.) M  5:00 p.m. B  Information and Tickets  Union Pier. Foot of Carrall Street���PA. 3411  City  Ticket  Office,  793  Granville���MA.  5438  UNION STEAMSHIPS LIMITED  f__BIIIIUIIIHIIIH!l!HI  IIIHII  For All The News .... Read The "News"  By MRS. R. MOSIER  OWING to unfavorable weather  conditions, the moving of the  Pearson's house to Sechelt on  Sunday caused quite a commotion in the Bay. Due to Mr.  Pearson's lack of foresight there  was no seating accommodation  provided for the crowds that  gathered, though neither rain  nor mud, both of which were  plentiful, caused enough discomfort to drive young or old  from the show, which evidently  was put on unrehearsed.  Those performing are to be  applauded for their stubborn  persistence and marvelous show  of patience, although at times  they worked in nearly two feet  of mud. However, we are happy  to report that the house was  finally settled on the Pearson's  lot, which is along the Porpoise  Bay road, without any mishap  other than, tired muscles and  aching backs.  * *    *  A fire starting around the  chimney complete destroyed the  hillside home of Mr. and Mrs. B.  Karnes the evening of May 13.  Fortunately the elderly couple  escaped without injury, and had  recently had repairs completed  on a house across the road from  the Halfmoon Bay School, and  though short of household goods  and furniture, were able with  the help of friends to move in  at once.  * *    *  After having driven over the  near-completed road which runs  AVAILABLE  Drive in Friday to your Standard Dealer. He hat your copy, of the  first Scenic View in the 1947 series ... yours FREE for the asking.  This is the first of a series df fifteen, ail in beautiful natural colors, to be  given away FREE . . . a new one each week. SEE YOUR WEST . . .  first with these magnificent Scenic Views, then in your own automobile.  Scenic Views mtt provided for your enjoyment by your Standard Dealer.  Drive in Friday. Get ready for your Victoria Day week-end trip w&A  ��� tantcfti. of Chevron Supreme Gasoline and a  charge to RPM Motor Oil;  AS K    T 0 V IS TA ftIABB     B E A LE8     F OB  .S113R  through the new subdivision  past Welcome Beach, your correspondent can say without  reservation that this will be  one of the few good roads on  the peninsula when completely  finished. The road comes out  to the water at Nor.-West". Bay,  and will prove a boon to property owners in that vicinity.  * *    * \  Apparently from the way  folks around the Bay are taking  advantage of the long evenings  and fine weather in rowboats  and small motorboats, there are  a few blue backs and spring  salmon to be had/if the person  on the right end of the tackle is  cagey enough. !��>d far the  honors go to Mrs. E. Lewis, who  landed a 24-pound red spring,  approximately. 100 yards off the  wharf. If there is anyone in  the vicinity who up toe date has  landed   a   larger   one,   let   us  know.  * *    * y  The ladies of the Halfmoon  Bay Sewing Circle are again  losing one of their members.  This time it is Mrs. E. Pearson  who is moving to Seclielt this  week. The ladies presented  Mrs. Pearson with a lovely pair  of bath towels, a small token of  their apreciation for the work  and time she has always given  so willingly in helping to make  a success of any program or.  entertainment for the children  of Halfmoon Bay.  Mr. R. McDonald of Westminster Shook Mills was a recent   visitor   to   the   McKenzie  and Flavelle camp.  * #    #  Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hunt of  Vancouver  are  at  Redroofs  to  open their summer camp,  and .  will remain until the early part  of September.  ���*���'#,#  Among week-end visitors to  the Bay were Mr. and Mrs. L.  Edmunds of Vancouver, and Mr.T"  and Mrs. J. Edmunds of Nakusp,  - in the Kootenay district.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. T. Beasley and  sons David and Bill returned  Friday after a month's holiday  to California.  * *    *  Enjoying a week's holiday aty.  the Edmund's summer camp are"  Miss Peggy Edmund arid. Mrs.  Kay Hubert, both of Vancouver.  Quebec, Ontario and British  Columbia, the largest three  provinces of Canada compose  more than one-third "of the total  area and contain two thirds of  the population. The three  prairie provinces come next in  size and each Ms a larger'  population than British Colum-  510   West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  EACH  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fittedj  HARRY'S SHOE  RENEW  Complete Shoe Rebuilding  ���  Scissors and Knives  Sharpened  H. REITER  Madeira Park  Hassans'  GENERAL  Stare  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ��� Meats  Drygodcls ~ Drugs  Hardware  ..���'���:';-y*; \,  ���  Fishing Tackle  Independent Fish  :t Buyers  Ship Chandlers  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  I  bia. The area of the Maritime]  is less than half of any of th|  other provinces, although thf  total Maritime population  larger than that of any 6th  single province except Ontari]  and Quebec. The North-We"  Territories and the Yukon a  immense , districts containih  about two fifth of Canada1  total area but they have a verj  small population.  21  Shop at the  Union Store  I  if  i  1  If  C*3  ons  LATEST STYLES AND SHADJES;  at Hastings Street Priced  SECHELT Friday, May 23,  1947.  THE GOAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  By HILDA LEE  RECENT visitors to Vancouver  from Selma included * Mrs. R.  Mitchell, Mrs. A. Flay, Mrs. J.  AVAXLAB&E   HOW I  SAWMILL  MACHINERY  "Little Ciant" Portable Sawmills with 3 head block, 20  ft., 2 section carriage, $880.00  ���3 head block 16 ft. carriage,  $840.00 or 2 head block 16 ft.  carriage, $760.00���all in stock  and immediate shipment.  "Idttle Giant" improved 4-'  sided 6"xl6" timber planer  with 2 or 4 knife cylinders.  High speed ball bearings  throughout. Sold complete  with belts and one set slotted  heads for knives at $1,730.00.  We also stock Shimer heads  for shiplap and flooring ��� at  extra cost per set, $125.00.  Edgars���-"American" , Econo-.  my with twin feed attachment and 3 saw arrangement.  Edges up to 4"x33". Sold  with complete tablej has self.  oiling shifter forks with indicator in plain view of operator.  Blowers   and  Exhausters,  Lath   mills,   saws   and   steel  split  pulleys   stocked.  Send  us  yowc  on^nirles.  Machinery Depot Ltd.  1029-37 Tenth Ave. W.  CALGARY,  Alberto.  E. Lee, Mrs. J. Burgess and Mr.  S. Sugatt.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bailey of Winnipeg were ��� recent guests of Mr.  and Mrs. F. Willows.  * *    *  Mrs. M. F. Gadd and her  daughter Mrs. G, McGill spent  a   few   days   at   their   summer  home here.  * *    *  .  Mrs. E. Creamer and, small  daughter Karen enjoyed a recent visit with Mrs. W. Creamer, during which time Karen  celebrated her first birthday.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Thorpe of  Puyallup, Wash., spent a short  holiday with Mrs. Thorpe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Rice,  after motoring to Armstrong to  visit her sister.  * *    *  ���  Mrs. F. Bruynell spent last  week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Colson.  Shintoism and Buddhism are  the. principal forms of religion  in Japan.  Texas has 254 counties, with  the average size of each being  1,037 square miles.  Atherstone, England, will re-  erect its ancient stocks.  I  Invest Now  For Increased  Production  with a    .  DURO Pump  And you'll never regret on,p cent of the cost.- Time  and labour saved alone will be a big factor in  deciding profits at the end of the year. Pumps  clean fresh water to your stock and poultry and will  increase their production ihaking ektra profits a  certainty.  a$MG:Qy ;  For Modern Ba.tHroom  Fittings,  Designed for style  We will gladly help you  decide the right size pump , ������ ..,  for your particular neesd.  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUR NEEDS, CALL  VETERAJI'S IK^BING  F. MuSr  PHONE 9511  wiSTVIEW. B. C.  Ed Devitl  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO., LIMITED  By JIM JENNIE  MRS. C. Beranger of Assiniboia,'  Sask., and Mrs. F. McCullough of Swift Current, Sask.,  are occupying the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Neil C. Lowers while  they are on an extended visit to  Orillia, Ont., and Montreal and  Ottawa.  * *    *  Quite a reunion took place  last week at the home of Mrs.  Frank Farrow. Miss Giles flew  from Ireland to New York,  picked up her sister, Mrs. Cowan  and flew to Vancouver, met Mrs.  and Miss Halkim and finished  the party at Granthams Landing.  * *    #  Mrf Reschelt, son-in-law of  Mr: and Mrs. Pateman, has returned   to   Edmonton   after   a  pleasant holiday here.  * *    *  Mr. Pateman left for Edmonton for a six weeks' stay.  By   INNES   WILLISON  REV. AND Mrs. Shanonon the  Gospel Ship (Speed the Light)  stopped in for a visit with Mr.  Jorgenson    on    their    way    to  Alaska.  *    *    *  Mr. R. Sinclair and Bill Craighead have returned after a few  days in Vancouver on business.  Mr. Bob Hunter on the fishing  troller "Marine K." of: Gibsons  Landing stopped in for a- visit  with the Willisons on. his way  to Prince Rupert.  * *    *  Mr. Fred Thomson is a patient  at St. Mary's Hospital, Garden  Bay.  * *    * .  Mr. Ivor B. Jorgenson has returned from Seattle where he  spent several days on business.  Return Visit...  of the World Famous  Conductor:  ARTHUR DELAMONT1  ���  , June 1st.  - 8.������p.m.  2 p.m.  SECHELT PAVILION  Proceeds to Sechelt's 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  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.G.  _I4��V- Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C^  Friday, May 23, 1947  MR. J. CULL, president of the  Canadian branch of Sorg Pulp  Co., and Mrs. Cull, Mr. and Mrs.  H. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. J. Burns  of Vancouver, and Mr. Stevens  of Chicago, spent the week-end  of May 10 here at Port Mellon.  *    *    *  Mrs.  Lewis  entertained  at  a  tea  in  the  afternoon.     Among  those present were Mrs. James,  Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Christianson, Mrs. Wali, Mrs. Aldous, Mrs.  Wood, Mrs. Howes, Mrs. Home,  Jr., Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Arrow-  smith. Mrs. Painter, Mrs. Bursey, Mrs. Davort, Mrs. Healy,  Mrs. Carlson, Mrs. Burns, rs.  Morrison,   Mrs.   Boe   and   Mrs.  McGill.  *    *    *  The library held its first anniversary   on   Friday   evening,  "Prompt Attention to Mail Ordersl"  * RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  * GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:   Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  * FURNITURE: .Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DOR AN 5 FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C- ��� Phdne 230  May 9. Mr. Plant, head librarian  and the supervisors, Mrs. Fen-  wick, Mrs. D'Aubst, Mrs. Morrison, Mrs. McGill, Mrs. Booth,  Mrs. Kane, Mrs. Swan, Mr. Jar-  rett attended the meeting and  the husbands joined in later for  refreshments   donated   by   Mr.  Pat James.  * *    *  The basebatl training is in  full swing. 'The grounds are  being put in shape and bleachers  being built by the boys. piere  will be four teams here this  year so we will be looking forward to some good games from  other teams around the sound.  * *    *  The Women's Service Club is  sponsoring a dance on May 24,  proceeds to go to the children's  playground.     Here's   our   best,  wishes it goes over the top.  * *.������*'���  It was very good to see Mr.  H. Stewart home over the weekend. He is looking very fit  after such a serious accident the  first of the year. )  Here Are the EATON  Mail Order Offices Now  Serving BRITISH COLUMBIA  At each of those conveniently^ located, efficiently-  staffed offices, warm personalyinterest and individual service accompanies .the. thrifty ease of  buying by mail. In Vancouver, attractive salesrooms augment the warehouse and buying  office. Trail and New Westminster offices are  located at EATON Heavy Goods Depots, where  many items bf catalogue merchandise are  stocked, and may be examined before ordering.  Representatives in every 6ffice: are  ready, willing and well-equipped to  iron out your shopping worries. They  will help fill out orders, or accept a  list already prepared and see that it  receives prompt attention. They will  deal with any Mail aspect of EATON  merchandise and service, and facilitate exchanges of goods.  PORT ALBERNI.  vancoy  WE ST MINS  Their telephones, too, are at your service. When  a personal visit is inconvenient, a call from your  home to the nearest Order Office will speed, the  things you need. Just give the salesperson tlis  catalogue number, price and description. You  will be advised when to expect shipment.  Simple, isn't it?  (       ���<sn  KA'M LOOPS  ���VERNON  �� KELOWNA  PENTICTON  'NELSON.      4   1  TRAIL** KIMBE  ��RANBROOK  RLEY  #/  IT PAYS TO SHOP AT EATON'S"  By  PERIWINKLE  THERE is always a sentimental  reason for the giving of the  Easter lily and therefore most  everyone is anxious to keep the  bulb and grow it in the garden.  Most Easter lilies are just the  ordinary outdoor variety of  lilies that are brought into the  greenhouse and forced for  Easter.  After the flowers are over,  place the pot in a cool basement  or garage until the following  November when the bulb should  be shaken out, the old stem removed, and the bulb planted  outdoors like any other lily.  They should be planted eight  inches deep with the base resting on one inch of sand.  Some gardeners plant their  lilies outdoors as soon as they  have died down. . The plant  makes new growth the same  year and may flower in the fall.  The other way gives the bulb a  rest and the flowers the next  year are bound to be better.  Delphinium plants seem to be  growing faster than anything  else in the garden. It has been  necessary to stake them. The  soil around them needs tb be  kept cultivated and a small  dressing of chemical plant food  should be hoed around the roots.  Delphiniums need a definitely  sweet soil and like a quantity of  wood ashes or lime. They send  their roots deep and need plenty  of moisture. Plants can be  grown from seed any time from  March till July according, to the  locality. The seeds should be  planted in the garden and transplanted when large enough the  following ' spring before the  crown spikes start to grow.  The delphinium sends up a  largei number of spikes; from  each root crown. It is best to  allow each crown to produce  from five to seven good spikes.  Do not let the flowers go to  seed, but cut the spikes back.  Delphiniums can be propagat  ed by dividing the roots in the  spring. The range of color in  delphiniums is not great, but  they give that finest of colors,  blue, in all shades, from palest  lavender to deepest indigo.  Some of'them have white centres, some have dark centres.  There are shades of pale pink  blending with blue. The lower  part of the plant is furnished  with broad, serrated leaves and  the upper portion with flowers.  Dr. iLeo Friesen  B.A., M.D., L.M.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  603 E.' 15th Ave.  Corner of Kingsway  and 15th Ave.  VANCOUyER, B.C.  Phone FA. 3150  Electric and Batteries  Mantle Models  Now Available  Wilson Creek  Garage Ltd.  WILSON CREEK  1  Inquiries Invited  WALLBOARDS  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  4x8 sheets.   Each -__--__---_-:_____-_____-___  20-pcs. 32"x96", crated.. Per crate  speciio.  Corrugated Wall Board  _ 75c  $10.00  Lumber and Supplies Ltd,  5842 Eraser Ave.. Vancouver. B.C. Phone FRaser 1437

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