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Array VAMLMfc iiW*^*Jl\S!3C3S^ &Ji_Aa_��_r_  ���_>* - ~->-*AJ��' * W^��"*-  A FORWARD step in development of the Canadian National  theatre is forecast by the coming annual meeting of the Western Canada Theatre Conference, scheduled for August 19  to 22 at Banff School of Fine  Arts.  Reports from important  theatre groups in eastern Can- ,  ada are promised for the meeting, at which representative^ of  theatre and drama groups from  the four Western provinces will  attend. Miss Dorothy Somerset,  president of the conference,  _ wants members of all theatre  ���\ groups in B.C. to know they will  )?e welcome at the conference,  and she will supply information  on request.  / Canada's UNESCO representative, Herman Vqaden, will be  , guest speaker. He' is president  ! of the Canadian Arts Council,  and will speak on the place of  ; the Canadian theatre in this  \ country's international cultural  I relations.  j     British Columbia speakers in-  �� elude   Sydney   Risk,   Gibsons;  Gordon ifilker and Miss Somer-  :- set.    Professors K. W. Gbrdon  arid Emrys Jones from Saskat-  I chewan,  Mr.  Donald . Cameron  , and Mr. Qwillyn Edwards will  ;l.be other featured speakers.  f ���' ������..-  ��� ���:' ��� ��� y    ���   ���       ���      '.���'���.'  ^RUNAWAY CAR  ^HALFMOON   BAY   ���   A   car  f    owned by C. Buckle and parked   in   front   of Howe  Sound  ! Trading  Post  ran  away   when  |jhis daughter, Donna, 6, released  j.the  brakes^   The ygirl  jumped  clear of the^car before it crashed the side of the Merry Ern  Cafe and was uninjured.   Some  damage was occasioned by the  ear and building, and goods were  poked from the cafeVshelves.  is discussing the posst-  bility of a Metropolitan water  board covering the area from  ���Hopkins Landing to Roberts  Creek. They plan to meet the  water commissionersfrom Gib--  sons and the w^r yboard of  [Soames Point to further discussions.  J The board also is investigating  ���the possibility of having pro-  jvincial policfe stationed at "Gibsons;" another community endeavour is the grand opening of  the new wharf on August 16,  ^when it is possible a beauty  [contest will be sponsored..  I  POWER PLAN MOOTED  SECHELT ��� B.C. Power com-  . missioners Weston arid Shaw,  accompanied by iMr.y Gibson,  divisional manager of Vefhbn,  'are visiting in the peninsula,  August 9 and 10, and have indicated their willingness to  meet consumers and others  'interested, y including village  commissioners arid bdard. of  trader to ��� discuss" the power  situation in the area from Hopkins Landing to Pender Harbour.  Party Given Joe Lee  On Ninth  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, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  --���--���������p-QTBIilSHEl.   BY  THE  COAST  NEWS,  LIMITED  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C. Rational Advertising- Office: Powell River, B. C.  Vol.'Ill ��� No. 2  -vWJSWBw-  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Friday, July 25, 1947  5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, "by Mail  AW  *'' ���>  Gas Research  CITY gas. from wood scrap may  supply Vancouver in the  future if current investigations  by British Columbia Research  Council show it to be feasible.  The B.C. Electric Railway Co.  has provided $2,500 for the  initial phase of the research  program and an equal sum has  been contributed by the coun-  . cil. ���'���"'"  Successful utilization of sawmill scrap as a, source of gas  would, not only supplement increasingly scarce supplies of  coal suitable for gas production,  but would also provide aprof it-  able use for the over 3,000  cubifc yards Of mill ^^p which  cannot be used for lumber or  for domestic fuel and which is  now incinerated or dumped  daily in the Vancouver area.  The utilization of scrap wood  and bark has long been a major  problem of the lumber industry.  Gas can be produced from  wood by several methods; the  wood may be heated until it  breaks down into gas and charcoal; the charcoal may be partially burned to carbon monoxide with air, or steam may be  passed through red hot cliar-  coal yto form carbon mdnpxide  with; the use of  wood for gas have already been  carried out by the B.C. Electric.  These; indicated that numerous  problems remain to be solved  before a satisfactory process is  developed.  The investigation will be carried out by W. J. Dyckof the  council's staff under the direction of Dr. R. H. Wright, head  of the division of chemistry. Mr.  Dyck was formerly engaged in  fuel research with the fuel  research board of the department of mines and resources in  Ottawa. ���.'"..  THE CARSONS���Though the names of many famous families fill the pages of British Columbia's brief but colorful past, undoubtedly this province's best known and best  loved family today are the plain, hard-working Carsons of  VVillowbrook; Farm who really exist only in the minds of radio  listeners.  -**-������       -��_*��*- ~w     **      |_*IWT��l_WaW��l       IIWITTVI   \^.g        TTI   IVI  W        t I   IV J        WI ��  W-   .    I   i,W \U ���%-*       I  VUMIMI   II  as the dramatic highlight of the daily noon hour Farm Broadcast from Vancouver.  Left to right are Bill Tandy and his wife Ann, CBC farm  commentator Tom Leach, and Mr. and Mrs. John Carson. In  real life the Carsons are four leading west coast actors: Juan  Root (Bill), Cathfyn Johnston (Ann), Irene Robertson (Mary)  and Bill Buckingham (John Carson).  Writer Scores Behaviour  Of Child Movie Goers  local Bank Is  MADEIRA PARK���-Master Joe  Lee Celebrated his ninth  birthdayyori: July 15. About 12  children and 12 gtown-ups attended -a party given in Joe's  honor, A lovely lunch was  served afterwards. Mr. E. Carpenter entertained with magic  tricks which were greatly enjoyed >"_Byi yevferybrie. y "Biggest  surprise of all was when Mr.  Carpenter mixed up some cotton batten, Nblue and red tissue  paper, waved his magic wand  and turned the: concoction into  orangeade.        -  "I HAVE lived here many  years," said an old resident  of Gibsons recently, "and I  never expected to be able to  arrange a bank loan of about  $3,000 in a few minutes as I  did the other day after discussing my problems with Mr. j. R.  Pudney, manager of t^e Carrall  and Hastings Streets branch of  the Bank of Montreal, which  operates the sub-agency at  Gibsons.  "I haves banked in Vancouver for a long time \and if I  needed a loan, or wanted to get  advice I had to spend time and  money getting to and from the  city and there were occasions  when I could spare neither. I  have transferred my account  recently and can now do my  banking exactly as before if I.  so wish; in addition, I get the  advantage of local service two  days a (week. I think all residents v :pf: Gibson .->and:l nearby  points should give our local  bank their full support.'  ��>  By Aries  TIMES have changed since we  were children. Perhaps our  parents were unduly harsh but  our attention has been drawn to  the uncouth behavior of the  local youths and children at the  movie shows, which makes it  almost impossible to hear the  picture and very unpleasant for  the adult population, who look  forward to these shows once a  week. It also inflicts a hardship on Mr. West who stands to  lose out financially if the noise  continues.  It has been noticed wheii the  teachers were at the shows they  were considerably quieter. It is  no new experience to have a  youth's foot on each side of one's  neck as they use the front of  seat to sit on. and the back of  the seat in front for a foot rest.  It makes one wonder if these  young people have ever been tp  a show in Vancouver and what  would happen there if they behaved as they do here.  'We appreciate the difficulty  under which Mr. West operates.  He can only make a small margin of prof it. So. after all let's  not���.get completely bushed. Lets  act "a little civilized and' give  this veteran a chance to make  a living.  By being quiet, taking our  seats quickly when the picture  is showing, refraining from  loud talking during the show,  and keeping our feet on the  floor, we can let others enjoy  the picture too.  To the parents who send their  children, instruct them to stay  in their seajfcs, leave their dogs  at home or tie them up outside,  and not to play and fight with  each other in the hall at any  time. Then we shall all be happier and Mr. West will have  something more to show for his  labors tljan a headache.  POLICE GET NEW CAR  SECHELT ���Local   detachment  of  the  provincial  police  received a new Ford sedan today  for police work.  Enroll in Summer  GIBSONS���Over 65 happy boys  and girls between the ages of  4-14 enrolled to enjoy two  weeks of daily vacation Bible  school at the Pentecostal Tabernacle.  Bible stories, quizzes, games,  handwork and woodcraft were  the outstanding features planned for boys and girls. Action  choruses helped to direct the  "excess energy" possessed by  children into the right channel.  : The closing day, Friday, July  18, was marked by a record attendance of 53. In the evening  many parents and friends attended the program arranged  by the boys and girls and to  view the colorful display eft  handwork.  Misses J. Pennoyer and F.  Clemo were ably assisted by  Mrs. A. Goodwin and Margaret  Clarke as teachers.  Similar schools will be held  at Roberts Creek, July 21-26;  Sechelt, August 4-8.  These schools are conducted  on a nonsectarian basis with the  aim to reach boys and girls with  the Gospel.  Gibsons Composer  Enters Anthems   ,  GIBSONS���This district is to be  well represented in the current nation-wide anthem contest. E. J. Atlee, of Headlands,  has submitted three of his compositions to the headquarters of  the Canadian Legion, sponsors  of the contest.  "The requirements of the  selection call for a melody of  march tempo, adaptable to the  addition of words, and suitable  for singing. The possible ultimate purpose of the search is to  acquire a new anthem, which  could replace O Canada, about  which there is recurring controversy.  Mr. Atlee takes by no means  all the credit for his compositions to himself. He composes  the air to his selections, and  hums them to Mrs. Atlee, who  writes them, out and arranges;  the harmony. Mrs. Atlee is  well qualified for this part of  the process, having qualified  for her L.R.S.M. at the age of  sixteen, and specialized in piano  theory.  While Mr. Atlee points out  the fact that hundreds of contestants, some of them professional song writers, are competing in this contest, with  three of his works in the run-  ing it is quite possible that Gibsons may be the home of the  winner when the leading entry  is chosen.  Alf Erickson says "Hello" to  Britannia friends. He is enjoying a nice vacation here.  : London's new taxis can do 80  ni.p.h.  Q$-mm$  0  0 V1HOX0IA  AHVHHrt IVIDNIAOHd Page Two.  -THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, July 25, 1947  (Eke (Boast Met#s  TI  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  .xtra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Totices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  ;  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  WE  BUY  AND  SELL���  Rifles and shotguns bought  and sold also all kinds of used  goods, furniture, clothing, tools,  etc. Square Deal Store, West-  view, B.C.  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  FOR SALE  HORNET power saw, practical-,  :' ly   new,; 2  new  chains,  4-ft.  bar, complete with accessories.  L. R. Degenstein, Madeira Park.  50  FOR SALE  CHESTERFIELD suite,  dining-  room suite, bedroom suite, 2  linoleum rugs  and  1  hall rug.  Charlie Nickerson, Sechelt.       4  FOR SALE  12-GUAGE    Winchester pump  gun,    good    condition. P.O.  Box 25, Sechelt. 4  FOR SALE  2 COLEMAN gas lamps, 2 gas  lanterns, Beatty hand pump  with windmill attachment and  40-ft. 134-inch pipe. Mrs. R. H.  Sheridan, Sechelt. 4  FOR SALE  SPECIAL Hampshire pullets, 3  months  old,   $1.00   each.    H.  Kraume, Roberts Creek. 4  FOR SALE  "LIGHT K1RAFT" rowboats,  . motorboats and canoes.. Inboard and outboard motors,  lighting plants, pumping units.  Apply J. E. Parker, Rockwood  Lodge, Sechelt Light Kraft  dealer, Gibsons Landing to Pender Harbour. 49  FOR SALE  SIX FT. rubber dinghy, new;  weighs 12 lbs., folds into pack  6"xl6"xl6". Complete with oars,  sail, bailer and air cylinder. Seven ft. 40r-lb. Bay of Fundy duck  punt. Will sell or trade for row  boat. W. H. Ross, No. 3 cabin on  Fill, Selma Park. 49  BUY MEATS  with  CONFIDENCE  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  SMALL piano, Servel refrigerator, gasoline washer, rock  miaple furniture and other  household goods. G. W. Harris,  Pender Harbour. 49  " FOR SALE  MAN'S   C.C.M.  bicycle,   also  2  clean 4x6 beds complete.    B.  Haywood, Selma Park. 50  Beasley's  General  Merchants  Wev Have a Good  Selection of  *  Supersjlk Hosiery  Leckie's Work Boots  and Scontpeirs  Standard Oil Products  Bus Step  HALFMOON  BAY  from  Powell Stores Lid  Powell River, B_ C.  The north coast's Most Modem Department Store  By ARIES  THE M. & W. logging camp at  Doriston, Sechelt Peninsula,  had as their guests recently,  friends from their old home  town of Jordan River, Vancouver Island, Mr. and Mrs. John  Veness and Doreen, and Mrs.  George Emmersdn and Murray.  The weather was splendid and  so they were able to a little  fishing. This being their first  trip to Sechelt they were very  much impressed by the beautiful scenery of Sechelt Inlet.  This r.eminds me that I recently  met the girl that gave Doriston  its name. She was Doris Lloyd  and as pretty as they come. She  married Clifford Hammond of  Nelson Island. Clifford passed  on a few years ago. She has one  son named Earle recently back  from overseas, and she is employed by David Spencer Ltd.  Mr. and Mrs. William Mills  with Ruth and Ruby were  spending a few days with Mrs.  Mills of West Sechelt.  The Royal Lifesaving Society  of Vancouver gave a wonderful  display on Sunday last of what  -to do and what hot to do in the  water, too bad this was not  publicized as there were very  few people there and it seems  such a pity after all the trouble  and expense not to profit by the  efforts of these young people.  Those of us who were there  however, enjoyed it immensely,  and will be wiser now when in  the water or a boat. -  It would seem appropriate at  this time to mention the Kean  family. The Keans are one of our  pioneer families and Mr. R. C.  Kean first came to Sechelt in  1911. He stayed with his sister  Mrs. Ed Martin on the property  now- pecupied by Minton yNfew-  combe and owned by Alex  Kean.  He has always taken a great  interest in community life and  has played badminton 20 years  here without a break. He has  one daughter Violet, and one  son Robert, who is postal clerk  employed by Union Steamships,  and married Jennie Gowland.  They have two little boys. We  all remember affectionately Mr.  and Mrs. R. Kean who were  amongst our earliest ' settlers  and the mother and father of  R.C. They are now at rest,  having passed on a few years  ago.  We are indebted to. these  early settlers for blazing the  trails and clearing the land for  the newcomers who know them  not. Would that the same spirit  /was abroad today. Those Were  indeed kindly times when the  simple things of life were enjoyed and every man helped his  neighbour. And so to the Keans  and thbse like you, "We salute  you."  '���*.*������  Very enjoyable are the beach  bonfires in front of the Inn  every evening. Singing is enjoyed and a spirit of good fellowship prevails. When I was  there a few nights agp, the beach  was crowded, and Mr. Childs  with the violin and Mr. Frederickson put on a good show.  Mrs. Frederickson tells me  everyone is welcome. A cupfof  coffee is served and some people  now bring along a few sandwiches and really make a night  of ifcr-sQ get together and come  along;    ,���  ���*..���* -.���.* . ���  Well, well, so Mrs. Ross is a  granthiibther once more. W_e  understand that Mr. and Mrs.  Donald Ross are the ptoud parents of twins, a boy and a girl,  born July 14. Donald is well  known at Pender Harbour, hav  ing lived with his mother there.  His sister is Mrs. Jay, primary  teacher at Sechelt School. Must  remark that Mrs. Ross is still a  very young looking grandma.  * *    *  Dr. and Mrs. John F. Hill and  Mrs. Grange V. Holt, also Mr.  and Mrs. Haines, have arrived  for the summer and are staying  at their West Sechelt residences  Have very pleasant memories of  Vi and Jo Holt. Although! do  not see much of them these  days. Do remember the late  George V. Holt who was very  kind to me on numerous occasions when Canada was a  strange country to me, when as  a young war bride I was so  heartily homesick. I could  always depend on both Mr. and  Mrs. Holt for quiej cheer and  good counsel. These things are  n^ver forgotten. Mr. Holt was  a great loss to all who knew  him, when he passed on.  * *    ���  Earle Grey lost a bet recently  that should teach him. Brother  Dennis called his bluff and  caught a big one, just like that,  went out and enticed him into  the. boat.   Good for you, Dennis.  Mr. and Mrs. Ron. Redman  had a wonderful time in Alaska.  DISTRICT residents were intrigued Sunday afternoon and  again yesterday by the sight of  the R.CJST. frigate "Charlotte-  town" steaming majestically by  with a cargo of sea cadets from  Esquimalt camp aboard. The.  ship passed Powell River Sunday about 5:30 p.m., coming from  Vancouver Island direction and  heading south toward the city.  Yesterday morning the frigate,  -went by again, this time north.  Exhibition Tickets  TICKETS for the Pacific Nation Exhibition, which will be  held in Vancouver from August  25 to September 1* are now on  sale at the Powell River News  office. 'Each ticket is good for,-?  one adult admission or two  children to the general grounds.  -     .���,.���--.��� ... i .'__,. ���,,���������.,,. _M ���!-'  Illl-I   ������M-V|--��  They have been the guests of  the senior Redmans. This family is getting a regular Sangers  circus, so numerous we cartft  count 'em, but boy they're fun,  *    *    *  We welcome Tony,  a friend  of Mr. and Mrs. Art Redman.  Understand   he   is   here   from  California.  .We hope you enjoy ,  Sechelt.  WHEN IN SECHELT  Our  New Merchandise Arrives Daily  DRYGOODS  GROCERIES!.:��� HARDWARE  STATIONERY -^ NOVEtTiES  INDIAN BASKETS, ETC.  SECHELT  Excess Profits Tax Act  ��� _.   y .,;���':,*,..,   :.y     y'     .  Standard Profits Claims  NOTICE  Recent amendments to the above Act provide that all  standkird profits claims must be filed with the Department of National Revenue before 1st September, lft47.  AI1 applications are required to be in such form and  contain such information as may be prescribed by the  Minister and the Minister may reject an application  that is not made in such form or that does not contain  such information. \ d^  The prescribed forms (S.P.X) are availaMe at all TM-  trict Income Tax offices of the Dominion Government.  All pertinent information required on the form must  he included or attached thereto in schedule form. Tentative or incomplete forms or those filed after 31st  August, 1947, will not be accep-J  Department of NatbnaS Revenue  ���;: Off awes'  James J. McCarin, MvD.,  r Minister of National Revenue. Friday. July 25, 1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay. B. C.  Page Tfiree  bowen island      Poet's Corner  f  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  During the electrical storm  on Monday night, July 14, the  S.S. Lady Alexandra ran  aground when returning on a  late run from Squamish. Though  badly damaged she made it into  Snug Cave, B.I., where she was  pumped out. The tug Commodore towed her into Vancouver.  Her passengers were taken into  the city by ferry and bus via  Horseshoe Bay.  *    *    *  Tearoe's Vets was the visiting  softball  team   last   Wednesday  night. After ten exciting innings  -( of holding the other team down  kthe score was Tearoe's 1, Bowen  v1' ������ '    _  On Thursday evening Bowen  played Turner's Dairy and came  out on top 2-1. The score was  even till the last of the ninth  inning when the second run was  made, thanks to Jerry and Ait.  After that I think we can forget  that Art was umpire the night  before! The bicycle raffle in  aid of the fund for team equip-  ;ment was drawn for at the  game.    Miss Francis  Campbell  was the lucky winner.  *    *    * ���'  The   play   presented by the  Island Theatre this  week was  Smooth  can only be assured  when your car is in top  driving trim. That's why  the wise motorist brings  his car in for periodic  checkups. He k now s  that when we service  his. car . . . it means  smooth driving ahead.  WILSON CREEK  GARAGE LTD.  Wilson Creek  S  General Stoie  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES, MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  dofQu^%  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  M&ke applications for  charter service  HELP THOU MINE UNBELIEF  By Winifred New  I thank Thee for the hungering  heart  That Thou  hast placed  within  my breast,  And for the troubled, question*  ing mind,  That will not let me he at rest.  I do not understand Thee, God,  I do not feel Thee near, but still  I thank Thee for the aching void  That nothing less than Thee can  fill.  I do not grasp Thy nature, God,  Nor see how Thou can'st really  be  In all this wondrous, varied  world,  One intimately near to me.  But yet Itthank Thee for'the  touch  I sometimes feel of Thy dear  hand,  And for the mustard seed of  faith  That some day I shall under-  .     stand.  ���  As mother holds her helpless  child,  O God, I pray Thee, hold me  tight,  Until the clouds of doubt  remove  And turn my darkness into  light.  And though I falter in the way  Where other feet more firmly  tread,  Keep me forever in the steps  Of Him, who still shines out  ahead. ,  Gerald Savorey's "George  and  Margaret," a  comedy  directed  by Juan Root.  *    *    *  There will be a weekly movie  throughout the 9 summer on  Wednesday evening at the Pavilion.  -.z-:\-"-' ^;vy<r *';,"-!*   '* ���  ..-.  After a week at home Mr.  Wilf Dorman left for Bella  Cdola where he is now employed in a logging camp.  Mrs. McNeill and Miss Gloria  McNeill of Charlqttetown, P.E.I.  are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Charlie McNeill for a few weeks.  Mr. Dave Frieson will- be  guest speaker at the Bowen  Island United Church on Sunday, July 27. Mrs: Worsley of  North Vancouver will be^solo-  ist.  ���''-.',     \ ?. *���.'..* y  Miss Louise Scott of Winnipeg is spending her vacation  With her aunt and uncle, Miss  Agnes Linklater and Mr. Sill  Linklater.  By LES PETERSON  _____B_B_5BWWB-MgSB-__MB_W_-gBBM_W-^^  The Thorburn Garage is open,  ready for, and  doing business.  The new garage, built on the  site of the old one, is large and  modern. ,A wide area between  the gas pump and the street insures safe parking clear of traffic during the servicing of the  car. The interior of the building will hold several vehicles,  and has a hydraulic hoist for  greasing and repair work.  B. R. Thorburn, Jack Nelson  and outside man Jim Fraser  are equipped to do general repairs and welding, tire repairs,  battery charging, and brake re-  lining, greasing and lubricating.  The garage is agent for Willys  Jeep, and handles Standard Oil  products. B.R. says to watch  for further developments,  which   are   due   to   take  place  soon.  * *    *  The St. Mary's Church Women's Auxiliary plans to hold a  garden party at Noah's Ark, the  home of Mrs. Usher, on the  afternoon of August 6.  * *    *  On August 7 the W.A. to the  Canadian Legion, Branch No.  109, plan to hold.a picnic to  Sechelt. A bus will leave Gibsons at 10:30 a.m. to make this  trip. ; Legion and W.A. members are invited to attend.  Mr. and Mrs. Sidney. Secord  have had as guests the latter's  uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. H.  S. Austin, of Simcoe, Ont.  * *    *  Miss Margaret Forry, R.N.,  had a pleasant surprise when  she returned this week from a  short holiday in Vancouver to  find her car beautifully decorated "Victorian Order of  Nurses^" The thanks of the  board go out-to out good friend  Mr. Geo. Bartle who executed  the work so professionally and  donated his efforts as a gift to  the V.O.N.  MARSHALL  BROS.  PLUMBING   and   HEATING  Servicing West Howe Sound  and  Sechelt Peninsula  GIBSONS  LANDING  "ARE   YOU  COVERED?"  see  FOR  At Gibsons  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  AND REAL ESTATE  9!!!IHI!!I  ummer  I Check Over These Warm  I  | Weather Needs  I  | ETlQUET DEODORANT  |        CREAM  39c  |    TANGEL 50c^ ^5 J^ f  |    ADRIENNE DEODORANT CREAM   40c  | GRANTLY SUN GLASSES.   The new, distinctive  g sun goggle in styles that flatter.   $ 1.00 to $ 1.95  | POLAROID GOGGLES.   See the brow rest  j non-breakable.  $1.95  | CROOKES, WILLSONITE, CLIP-ONS _ 25c to $1.00  | THERMOS BOTTLES.  Pint ____ $1.19    Quart.-$2.50  1 CAMERA FILMS.  Verichrome and Super X, all sizes.  | 365 COLOGNES.   Cooling, refreshing.  I    SANIPED FOOT BALM.   For tired feet.     65c  ���    SANIPED FOOT POWDER 40c  |    BATHING CAPS.   All rubber.    35c to $1.15  |    ENOS FRUIT SALT 98c  |    NOXZEMA SKIN CREAM 39c, 59c, $1.25  |    NIVpA CREAM 50c, $1.00  I    NIVEA SKIN OIL _____ 50c, 90c  |    WILDROOT CREAM Oil  59c  |    6-12 INSECT REPELLENT .  59c  1    AIR WICK.   Absorbs unpleasant odors.     89c  |    BAND AIDS -_������-_--_- __-_���_- 10c, 25c, $1.00  |    FIRST AID KITS 1 35c to $ 10.95  | ANT AND ROACH POWDER with DDT.  p Handy puffer package.  50c  |    AEROSOL DDT BOMB, Junior  $1.35  |    CHARM KURL.   Home permanent.    $1.35  | PLASTIC AIR CUSHION.   Ideal for boat, home,  H or picnics.  1 Moil and Bus Orders Handled Promptly  I LANG'S DRUGS  1 GIBSONS LANDING  _H  I STORE HOURS during July arid August  m Weekdays ��� 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  1 Saturdays ��� 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.          Sunday ��� Closed  iHiiiniiiMiiiiHiiiniiiniiiHiiH^^  GULF LINES LTD.  M.V."GULF WIHG"  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay  ROUTE No. 2  y ���   <$s  m  NORTHBOUND  [.������Vancouver .  Ax. Seclieli ________  Ar. Halfmoon ���  Ar. Pender*   Monday  No  Northbound  Trip  Tuesday  9:30 a.m.  11:45 sum.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 pjn.  Wednesday  S:30 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.  Thursday  Trip No. 1  9:30 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  12:30 p.m.  1:30 Pain-  Thursday  Trip No, 2  6:15 p.m.  8:30 p.m.  9:15 p.m.  10:15 pjn.  Friday  5:00 p.m.  7:15 pjn.  8:00 pjn.  9:00 p.m.  Saturday  1:00 pjn.  3:15 pjn.  4:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  Sunday  Trip No. 1  11:00 ajn.  1:15 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  3:00 p.m.  Sunday  Trip No. 2  8:00 p.m.  Flag  10:45 pjn.  .'I  * NOTE���'Pender Harbour Calls will be made at Irvine's Lndg., Garden Bay. Madiera Park  *NOTE���Saturday* 5:30 p.m./ is' Departure Time from Irvines Landing. Pender Harbour  SOUTHBOUND  Lv. Pender  Lv. Halfmoon  LV. Sechelt ___  Ar. Vancouver  Monday  5:30 a.m.  6:15 ajn.  8:30 ajn.  Tuesday  1:30 pan.  3:00 p.m.  3:45 pjn.  6:00 p.m.  Wednesday  1:30 p.m.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 p.m.  6:00 p.m.  Thursday  1:30 p.m.  3:00 p��m*  3:45 pjn.  6:00 pjn.  Friday  7:00  8:15  9:00  11:15  ajn.  a*m.  a.m.  ajn.  Saturday  Trip No. 1  8.00 a.m.  9.00 a.m.  9.45 a.m.  12:00 noon  Saturday  Trip No. 2  5:30 pjn.  Direct to  Vancouver  8:45 pjn.  Sunday  j  3:00 pjn.  4:30 pjn,  5:15 pjn.  7:30 pjn.  For information please call MA. 4655 or MA. 7039  Ferry Wharf, ft. Columbia St. Vancouver, B.C.  Route No. 2 Schedule effective May 1, 1947, Operating on  D.S.T.,  until  further notice. Page Four.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, July 25, 1947  .  NOTICE  SELMA PARK  HAIRDRESSING SHOP  will be closing  for alterations from  August 9 to Sept. 2  DOLLY JONAS  Old glue can be removed from  wood with hot vinegar.  HARRY'S SHOE  REIfEW  Complete Shoe- Rebuilding  Scissors and Knives  Sharpened  ���  H. REITER  Madeira Park  Hill's Machine  Shop  Gibsons Landing  Marine and Automotive  Repairs  Precision  Machinists  Arc and Acetylene  Welding  Oil Burners Installed  and Repaired   .  REVIVAL of the old Mexican  (or Spanish) prison swindle  practised intermittently for  many years in various parts of  Canada has brought a warning  from the R.p.M.P. through the  Canadian press against this  particular type of fraud.  Two years  ago a  Cranberry  Lake man received one of the  cleverly-produced letters, whicn  are   actually   printed   but   are  made to resemble handwriting,  inviting him to become rich with  the  investment  of  a few  dollars. ;, - ���    .   -y .;" ������-'.'/"��� V-'r -.'������'    ��� %  Last week a Westview resident, a widow, received one of  the  invitations,  and  when  she  showed   it  to   The  News,   was  "more than partly-interested in  the "opportunity."   Fortunately  the editorial staff was able to  convince her, by referring to its  files, that she was just another  name on the "sucker list" used  by these operators.  The swindle,, headed by a  group of confidence men with  headquarters in Mexico, starts  with a letter alleged to be written by a prisoner in a Mexican  jail. '  The R.OM.P. bulletin says:  "The letters dated May 30th,  1947, give a detailed account of  how the writer, Albert L. Martin, a banker in Vera Cruz,  Mexico, made some poor speculations. About to be arrested  for bankruptcy, he converted  his assets into American money,  concealed it in a trunk and sent  HADDOCK and STEPHENS  ENGINEERING  MARINE ��� LOGGING ��� AUTOMOTIVE  GENERAL REPAIRS  SALES and SERVICE  Madeira Park  Pender Harbour  -  NEXJ WEEK'S MOVIES  Bing Crosby, Gloria Jean in  "IF I HAD MY WAY"  Plus NEWS and SHORTS  PENDER HARBOUR���Tuesday, July 29  SECHELT ��� Thursday. July 31  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Friday. August 1  Also "FRISCO SAL" at Sechelt Monday, July 28  *i���--i  i     ��� '"'  t��  Sechelt Motor  Transport  in addition to its  BUS SERVICE  has now a  TAXI SERVICE  for SECHELT AREA  A 7-Passenger Taxi at your services.  Phone Sechelfr, 9-L or 3-L  it  to   a   customs   house in  the  United States.    The story goes  on to say that he and his 18-  year-old daughter were arrested at the Mexican border by the  Mexican  police,  and their* belongings     were     seized.     His  daughter was placed in a public boarding school and Martin  was sentenced to a term of imprisonment.   The prisoner Martin, representing himself to be in  destitute circumstances because  of his imprisonment,  and worried about his daughter, urgently requests financial aid in order  that he can get his money from  the trunk in the United States  customs house.    The name and  address  of  an intermediary  in  Mexico is given and according  to statements in the correspondence, the interrhediary will make  all necessary arrangements for  receiving the desired funds.   In  ireturri. foi; such, financial assistance one-third of the fabulous  sum of money in the trunk will  go to his benefactor.  'The R.C.M. Police warn all  persons to be on their guard  against this old, swindle, perpetrators of which are internationally active at the present  time."  'S  Public Warned  Currency Experts  SECHELT Peninsula district  merchants are warned by  local police to be on guard  against two men, posing as federal currency experts, who have  been obtaining money under  false pretenses in Vancouver  and vicinity. '       /i  ; A wire ^rom Vancouver head-y  quarters "to ' vthe Powell 'Riv��r-  detachment gave the following  particulars of the thieves. Two  persons representing themselves as Captain Chisholm and  Captain Saunders, currency experts and investigating with rer  spect to bogus money have been  operating iri Vancouver and  Burnaby with considerable success.      \'  INSPECT BILLS  "These persons call at stores,  auto camps, and ask to be shown  all currency in the till for purposes of inspection, as they are  looking-for j 'counterfeit bills.  They usually take a $2,0 bill and  state that it is bogus, give the  proprietor a receipt saying it  can be cashed in some particu-'  lar bank."  In one case the pair managed  to take $100 in American currency.  DESCRIPTION  No description is available at  present of Saunders, but Chis-;;  holm is described as 27 years of  &q��f- 5^ feet i 11 inches; ;*"!56#Ibs#  veiy dark complexion, dark  brown hair, with hair receding  and brushed straight back, hollow cheeks But full lips, hazel  eyes. He is reported to be well  dressed and fluent of speech,!  either Canadian or American  nationality.  "These men have been ob-y  taming money by misrepresent-"  ing themselves as federal officers," warned Powell River  police, "and they are apparently convincing enough to fool a  number: of persons,- They probably' have bogus identification  to proiduce1 -if.-'*necessary, but  most folksy are po^easily,#ake��iy  in, they 'woiild never suspect  someone from the currency department. : On the contrary,  they do what ever they can to.  assist them���-that is why the  men have been so successful."  A BANKER'S LIFE  Who  dresses in the toniest  style?  Who wears the whitest collars?  Who wins the pot and makes his  pile  With otfier people's dollars?  Who else can sleep so nice and  late  And get to work at nine  While others punch the clock  at eight?  A banker's life for mine!  , The bankers open shop at ten  And go to lunch at noon;  At one o'clock they're in again,  But out again so soon.  Promptly at three they bar the  door  And, once the shades are rolled,  They throw the money on the  floor  And divvy up the gold.  You'd, like a loan? A trifling  sum?  A stony front they show you;  Their blood is ice; they trust  you, chum, ;  As far as they cah throw you.  But when you put some money  in  To swell their swollen coffer,  You'll find the pickings pretty  thirir���  If s one per cent they offer.  When books are scanned at  audit time  By agents duly bonded,  They balance io the final dime,  No matter who's absconded.  Arid so a banker I would be  And wear a high silk hat;  And would I roll in do re mi?  Well, you can bank on that!  -ttSatubday Evening Post  TRAFFIC FINE  PENDER HARBOUR���W. Harper was fined $10 and costs  ���, for *  operating;..\ ari;  unlicensed .-.  vtihicleon the high^fcherd^ ; ^  Men, Women! Old at  40,50,60! Get Pep  Feel Years Younger, Full of Vim  Don t always blame .xhauatod, worn-out. rv-Htovn  feeling on your age. ThowanoB amaaed at wfcc* ���  little pepping-up with Ortrex win do. Contain* toal��  often needed after 40 ��� when body i_ weak. oft. |tMt  because lacking iron also supplements of. eaMum.  'phosphorus. Vitamin Ife. A middle-aged dostor  writes: "I took it mysett. Results wen line." Q��t  Introductory atse Ostrex Tonic Tablets today, tor  only 35c. Why feel old? Try Ostrex to feat pet ' '  ��et new Tim and feel years younger, Otis v��tr  or sal* at all drug stores every wher*.  GIBSONS���The regular meeting of the Howe Sound Women's Institute was held in the  Legion Hall, July 15. Plans continued for their fall fair with  the Farmers' Institute to be  held August 20, when they plan  to hold a fancy dress parade for  the children as well as games  and races.  Judging of posters done by  the school pupils advertising  the fall fair then took place. The  winners of the senior group  were Lillian Johnson and Earle  Folkes, while the junior winners were Joy Elliott and Carman Robinson. The August  meeting will take place in the  United Church Hall, August 12.  The   Australian   and  Philippine climates are similar.  EOWB  SOUND  PARKERS' MlA  :       WOMSIT'8   ZKSTZSVTSS  Plan Your Exhibits Now  and Come to Our  FALL FAIR  AUGUST  20  Community  SaU,   Gibsons XOff.  Ur. Leo FrioseH  B.A., MJX, L.1W.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  603 E. 15th Ave.  Corner of Kingsway  and 15th Ave.  VANCOUVER,B.C.  Phone FAv 3150  . McFADDEN  i'        ;,.    <.'    (,'.' . i �����>_'.;   ,, ,._,y,L-..- .^'..'fii'^tliSt.;���'��!'������ ���  ;i        ��� ���        ^__^��'___---^.#_^__-.,  \  510  West   Hastirigs Street  VANCOUVER  ��� '������  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Pitted  i  I  ��i  ;-.-���  Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  + RESTMOREFXJ^NITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  + GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:  Radios,  / Refrigerators and Washing Machines  * FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  v      ���>;��� Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DOR AN S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. ��� Plione 230  rfjL  <.i-r-���..;..*  THE  Lodge  TEA GARDEN  is now open every  2:30 to 5 p.m.  Come and enjoy a delicious cupofyteq served with  crumpets, muffets, etc., midst pleqsartt surroundings and beautiful garden." Entertain your friends  this way and you wi 11 enjoy it. [ \ y  ROCKWOOD LODGE  Sechelt Friday, July 25, 1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, 8. C.  Page Five  LOCAL employers who may be  puzzled by provisions of the  provincial labor act regarding  annual holidays with pay may  find the following digest of the  act and amendments helpful:  The act applies to employers  and employees in every industry, business or trade except  farming, and horticultural operations; and domestic service in  a private residence.  : At least one week annual  holiday with pay for every  working year of employment.  Working year means one calendar year of continuous service,  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W. G. Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  GIBSONS  MARINE   SALES  (Next  door  to  Sea  Bup  office)  Xb Stoek at City .Prices ...  IHBOAJbDS ��� OUTBOARDS  Ag9ntm for Bc-mr* * fttratfem  ERIC INGLIS  ' ������^��^0^m^z  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  comprising   not   less   than 250  days of actual work.  The holiday to be exclusive of  statutory holidays, and in one  unbroken    period    within 10  months    after    employee has  earned it.  For short-term employment,  or where an employee terminates his employment during the  course of a working year, he is  to receive one-eighth of a regular day's pay for each week of  actual work performed to the  date of termination.  (If the employee is not available to collect holiday pay, the  money shall be forwarded to  the B.C. Board of Industrial  Relations.)  The act is effective as from  July, 1946, and all persons employed on that date start their  employment period for holidays  as at that date, if no agreement  more favorable to the employee  be in effect. Any act, agreement, or condition of service in  existence at that date which is  less favorable to an employee is  null and void.  Inspectors are empowered to  examine employer's books and  records, which must show proper entries regarding worked  time, pay and holiday pay, and  penalties are provided for  neglect.  An employee is deemed to  have performed six^ days of  actual work when in the course  of a week he has completed the  number of working shifts normally worked at his place of  employment.  Fractions of a week worked  do rio^ entitle an employee to  fractions of the one-eighth day's  pay- .,������...  A complete copy of the act is  on file at The News office for  the convenience of reference by  any reader.  Masters Robert and Colin  Neal are spending part of their  vacation here with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Neal.  Hard liquor is forbidden British troops in Jerusalem.  Far Better Health  HARLEY C. ANDERSON        K  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  07PXC��� SOURS:   Mob., Wed., mad Fri. only���9 ��.zn. to 6 pan.  Open Sveaix-g-r toy Special Jlppoiatuent  . Three Years, on Staff of yKe^Stone, Hospital, GUiicago  y ;(4.*:Sucgfi6al and Physiotherapy Hospital);        r  Box 15, Gibson* Ttfcnrtlitg, B.C.  !<\.  >:\}.'  and  Anatomical Adjustments  IJse This   ;  SUBSG^m  ; Now!  We need your support as a subscriber to keep up our  service and to improve it. If you are not now a subscriber, don't put it off any longer ... send in the  handy form below and be sure of getting your copy  each week. '��� ��� <--y-y\-  * ��� ;        ' ,   - "������.���.-"-''.'''  ���(>�����������������������������������*&��������� _����������������������������������������*��  I Name   [Mail  Address  1 Year ^ $2M  Mail to THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay  or direct to WESTVIEW,  B.C.  THE commonwealth government is determined to have  automobiles and trucks manufactured completely within  Australia. Vehicle bodies and  many parts and components  have been made for years, but  the last step, the manufacture  of chassis in Australia has not  been taken up to the present.  In 1940, Australian Consolidated Industries, a concern  which had no previous experi  ence in the vehicle industry,  contracted with the government  to produce an all-Australian  car within two years, but this  intention was frustrated by the  war. The war did, however,  provide opportunities for great  technical experience to all the  companies, and several specific  proposals were put forward by  some of the actual manufacturers.  Few of the firms putting forward plans for the production  of an all-Australian car have set  definite production dates. One  company, however, has stated  that it could be in full production on a vehicle 95 per cent  Australian, within two years.  The implications of this  policy are particularly significant   for   Canada,   as  over  a  period of-years her exports of  vehicle   chassis   and   parts   to  Australia   have   aggregated   25  per cent of the total value of  trade with the commonwealth.  In 1945, there were 70 factories  engaged in the construction and  assembly of motor vehicles, but  three quarters of the assembly  was done by three organizations.  General Motors-Holden's Ltd.  uses Canadian chassis for" Chevrolet cars and utilities, and  Maple Leaf trucks. Ford Motor  Company of Australia Pty.  Ltd., imports Canadian chassis  for Ford V-8 and Mercury cars  and utilities, and Ford trucks,  while Chrysler-Dodge Distributors (Australia) Pty. Ltd. use  Canadian chassis for Dodge and  Fargo trucks and cars.  TOMMY THOMAS  Radio and Electrical Service  RADIOS  ���\>      Northern   Electric  R.C.A. Victor.���- Marconi  Stewart-Warner ��� Philco  Stromberg-Carlson  Battery or Electric  Selma Park, Sechelt  RANGES  ���:y, ':;j��" Electric....,;.  Wood arid Ctial   ;  OiJ Ranges and Heaters  Oil Burners  WASHING  MACHINES  Northern Electric  A.B.C., Gilson, Easy  Gas and Electric ���  New and Used  From $5 up  Cash or Terms  Trades  New and Used  From $15 up  Cash or Terms  Trades  New Models  Arriving Shortly  Cash or Terms  Trades  J.* .-1  Refrigerators  The Famous "Leonard"  Electric  ahd the  Marvellous "Servel"  Kerosene Models  <��~~L  New Models  From $250 up  Cash or Terms  Trades  ; ���%=��_.   House Wiring Supplies������ 2/14 Norffex Boxes, Switches, Panels, Connectors, Etc.  Ladies' and Gents' C.CJf. BICYCLES, $50.00���terms  SUNBEAM M8XMASTER ��� AUTOMATIC IRONS  WRITE, PHONE OR CALL e Six  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday. July 25, 1947  By SUE ELLA  Mrs. C. Stock and daughter  Elise returned to Vancouver on  way to their home in Olds, Alta.  Mrs. Roy Murdock accompanied  them as far as Vancouver.  * *    *  - Mr. and Mrs. Archie Nichols,  having returned from their  honeymoon,    are    residing    at  Murdbcks Landing.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. M. McLeod and  son Doug of Vancouver are  staying here for a visit in one of  the summer cottages.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Mullen and  two daughters, friends of Harvey Leigh,  are  visiting in the  Harbour.  * *    *  Mrs.. Granger is residing on  Jermain's Island while her husband is stationed on the fisheries boat, Pursepa.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Church  L  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  Hassans'  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries -��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Hardware  *   ,  Fishing Tackle  ���  Independent Fish  Buyers  ���  Ship Chandlers  Home Oil Products  '..���at :..;.���  HASSANS' WHARVES  of La Jolla, California, have returned to Vancouver after visiting at Garden Bay for the past  week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Piatt and children were guests of Mr. and  Mrs. Gordon Lyons for a few  days.  * * #  Word has been received that  Dave Corbett has been dangerously injured while working in  Fraser Valley. Further particulars are not available.  * ��� *    *  Mrs. Frank Burnett is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  J. W. Potts.  * *    *  Guests at Garden Bay Lodge  are Mr. and Mrs. W. Sakoloff,  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bascombe,  Mr. and Mrs. Wilham, Mrs. and  Miss Reid, Misses M. Kuebler,  M. Brydon, Pauline Brydon, J.  McKay, J. Johnson and K. Wad-  dington.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Norman Kline  and crew returned to Pender  Harbour on the way to their '  camp at Quarry Bay. They  travelled by plane from Vancouver.  * *    *  Many residents took advantage . of the opportunity to see  Pender Harbour by air last Saturday as a plane was here and  took up trips for twenty minutes. Many more are keen on  going for a ride so it is hoped  that the plane may return.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Rice of Wilson  Creek visited * friends in the  Harbour last Tuesday while  waiting for the Union to take  them to Hardy Island where Mr.  Rice had a survey job to do.  * . *    * ������ ..  Mr. and Mrs. Galloway and  Mrs. and Miss Cook are vacationing in a cottage at Garden  Bay.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Falconer  paid a rush trip to Vancouver  on Sunday, returning Tuesday.  MADEIRA PARK  Mr. and Mrs. M, Stevens are  now living in their new cabin  at Madeira Pari?.  *.*���*..  Mrs. Weber of Vancouver is  spending a Week or so holiday  with her son and daughter-in-  law, Mr. and Mrs. Weber.  More than 30 cities in France  will ho_4 fairs" or exhibitions  this year, restoring a prewar  tradition.  Waterfront Lots  All Reasonably Priced!  PORPOISE  . BAY-^-Beaiutiful   waterfront   lots.    Good  anchorage, from $160 up.  SECHELT. TOWNSITE���Good business and residential  lots���Treasonable prices.  GIBSONS   LANDING���-Five   high   elevation   lots��for  residential and business. Prices $350 up.  GOWER POINT���3 lots���$400 each.   Good beach, over  1 acre each lot.  CALL  E. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Halfmoon Bay  '-' ���,   OR'.  "-''.} y '  ���,'. ,:  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS  942 West Pender Street,  Vancouver. B.C. FA. 3348  CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  Well folks here I am again,  back from a two-week vacation.  The weatherman was good to us  and we had a grand time. Being  away for a couple of weeks I  haven't a great deal of news  but  here   are  a   few   items   of  interest.  * *    *  On Sunday, July 13, Johnny  Patenaude who was up visiting  his parents, braved the cold  waters of Howe Sound to rescue  the little Murray boy. The lad  had fallen off the wharf just  before the boat arrived. Johnny  acted fast and went in with all  his good clothes on. An "orchid"  to Johnny for his brave feat.  * *    *  The carnival that came up  early in July had a tough time  with the weatherman and finally had to pack up. I heard  that a few of our residents however didn't worry about the  - rain as they donned raincoats  and  carried umbrellas,  etc., to  have a bit of fun.  * *    *  We welcome three new brides  to Britannia. Dr. Tysoe, our  company doctor, has taken his*  bride to the Townsite. George  Zorn, one of our 4,100 miners,  is taking up residence with his  bride down "The Trail,,?. and  Billy Clifton, one of our wares-  housemen, is residing with his  bride at the home of his father,  Reg. Clifton.  * *    *���..  Meg Johns left this past week  to join Roy Jn Vancouver. Their  house is following along too.  The movers will have it on the  scow and pretty well at its  destination (62rid and Granville) by the time this is in  print.   . -  Ernie King?s Orchestra came  up from Vahcouv-er! bny Saturday, July 19, and played for the  club dance. They sure had  everyone "cutting a rug" with  their, hot jive. There was-a  good turnout. A large number  came down from the Townsite  and also visitors from town.  ��� *���'������; ���'-.' y*     ���;���  I have not heard the results  of the softball games, played at  Woodfibre or Squamish, Sunday, July 20. Mount Sheer Legion and Britannia Mines Community Club played, a double-  header. The first game was at  the Townsitey in the afternoon,  Mount Sheer Legion wihhing  6-3; the second game was; played at' the beach' and the Britannia Mines C;C. team won  5-4: I hope to have a complete  standing of the leaigue in the  * next edition.    Cheerio.  Legion Secretary  Moves to Gibsons  GIBSONS���Robert Macnicol of  Vancouver has moved with  Mrs. Macnicol to Gibsons. Mr.  Macnicol resigned as provincial  secretary of the B.C. Command  of the Canadian Legion after  occupying tliat position for the  past 20. years. He will carry on  as part-time public relations  officer, liriaking his permanent  ��� headquarters at Gibsons.    :'���'- '���'���.--;'.���.:��� \        ������:  By  MRS.  ERICKSON  The camp holiday is well  over, as that much time off  proves expensive to the boys,  even though summer charmers  help to pass the time agreeably.  *    *    ��  Jimmy King has gone to Vancouver Island, after being  around here for quite a few  years. Fred Utting and Dick  Gray are on the big trucks now.  Terry Dunfield is up working  during holidays ��� may be to  keep an eye on Sister Lynne in  the dining room, although we  only have well-behaved wolves  hereabouts/  A jolly camping party at  Sakinaw Lake made a nice holiday for the Art Langleys and  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dutz,  They report very good fishing  up there and a return trip is  hoped for. Art's brother, Alf,  from Sari Francisco, was up for  a reunion and to meet the family, as the brothers had not met  for twenty years.  Met Elinor and Gus. Crucil  recently, down from Toba for  a vacation, and both are looking  fine.   Elinor reports there is no  time to be bored, as the young  gent   is   on   the   go sound the  clock almost.  * *    #  Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Thomson  and girls, Heather and Norma,  are vacationing here whilst the  L. S.Jacksons are at Toba Inlet.  A small house for rent near  camp would be appreciated by  Jim and Al Renton,  who  are  house guests-here until September.     ���     .  ' ���.-..���*;.���  * *    *.  Anyone interested in the old  pastime of Horseshoe pitching  is invited to try their skill in  the evenings. We hope to have  two pitches going; gals are invited too.  Interior or Exterior _ Painting  with Brush or Spray  Kalspmining If Required  Free Estimates .  Vic Palmer  Pender Harbour  Bain k ojf Montreal  GIBSONS LANDING, B.C.  Sub-agency to Carrall and Hastings  Sts.  Branch, Vancouver, B.C.  Bank at Gibsons and have: the benefit of both a "town"  account and full services 'brought to the door*. Hates  arid facilities exactly similar to those at Carrall arid  Hastings Branchy  ^esda^ a.m.���2:30 p.m.  Ask for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Servicer of the Bank of Montreal".  ��  UNION STEAMSHIPS LTD.  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BEAUTY SERVICES  Dbri^ Bedwell,  Operator  VANCOUTOR-^RANTHAMS LANDING SERVICE  Monday  Monday  Tuesday  g'    Thursday  XiV. V^p.  9:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  2��v.f0vni_c.'  6:30 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  4.00 p.m.  5:15 p.m.  Friday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  XiV.vVtar;.  9:00 a.m.  7:00 pjn.  2:00 p^in.  9:30'fe.m.  __iV. Gnus.  4:00 pjn.  4:30 p.m.  (appros.)  5:45 plm.  :���:���     Write  UNION STEAMSHIPS LTD.  Vancouver, B.C.  or See Your Local Agent  an  iii_f Friday, July 25, 1947.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Page Seven  SECRET COVE  By INEZ WILLISON  On Saturday, July 5, Mr. R.  Sinclair launched his 32-foot  boat that he built all by himself.  Not only that <but for years he  beaehcombed logs or lumber  suitable for the boat, and planed  them down. Mr. Sinclair has  been working on the building  of the boat these past two years,  and a fine job he has done too.  It is strong and well built; a  boat he can be mighty proud of.  *  Oh what a beautiful morning!  is   justr- what   Jorgensons   and  their guest Austrings were say-  . ing on Monday, July 14, as they  *were  planing  for   a  speedboat  frip to Jervis Inlet.    On their  way stopped in at Garden Bay  arid picked up one of the nurses  (from the hospital to go  along  .with them on the trip.  'All went fine. The country  iwas most beautiful for Califor-  [nians to see, and time went  [fast. They started for home  Bust before the big storm. All  would have been all right, but  lust then the engine got tired  fend decided to take a rest, away  but in the open where the waves  [and storm made them all feel  pot only wet but pretty small.  [After an hour or better Edward  [finally got the tired engine  Kvorking again and slowly they  arrived at Garden Bay. They  figured they all had had enough  boat ride for one day and  thought the best thing to do was  try and get a car ride from  there to Secret Cove.  That was easier said than  done in the middle of the night.  At last the nurse managed to  wake Mr. A. Fitchy from a  wonderful dream (he would  much rather. have finished  than to have to get up at that  time of the night, weather and  all). However he did, and they  are all back home, only a sniffle  or two added from their adventure. Perhaps Monday likes  its good old name best ��� Blue  Monday.  * *    *  Miss Ethel Jickel has returned after spending her holiday  with her family at West Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr.   Fred  Thomson  has  left-  for Vancouver on Business.  * *    *  Mr. John Brynilson and his  friend Mr. J. Digny have left  for Vancouver after spending  three weeks' holiday at Brynilson summer cottage here.  * *    *  Mrs. A. Ward and her son  Alfred, of Seattle, Wash., are  guests at the home of Willisons  for the summer holidays.  India  is  Canada's  third best  customer.  Individual Watering  is no Problem  Keeps fresh clean water before the Cattle  all the time ... when they want h.  PUMP water through your barn with the dependable DURO PUMP. Running water has  become a necessity on the modern farm where  time arid labour are so valuable. The convenience  alone is worth the cost.  EMCO  For modern Kitchen Fixtures and Fittings.  Designed for style and  utility. Visit us for complete information.  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUR NEEDS, CALL  VETERAN'S PLUMBING  F. Muir  PHONE 9511  WESTVIEW. B-C;  Ed Davit*  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO., LIMITED  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B.C.  By MRS. R. MOSIER  Mr. Steen Cassidy left Monday for Alert Bay. Steen is  now working for the B.C. Power  Commission which at the present time is installing a power  plant at Alert Bay.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lewis  and family called in at the Bay  last week aboard their 38-foot  launch "Wolvermere," to visit  the latter's brother and sister-  in-law, Mr. and Mrs. E. Lewis,  on their way to the Yuclataw  Rapids.  * *    *  Visiting Mrs. G. Forester for  the past three weeks has been  Mrs. R. Thompkins of Winnipeg.  * *    *  Visiting   Mr.    and   Mrs.    E.  Lewis for the past week was  Mrs. Lewis' sister, Mrs. T.  Yeacton of New Westminster.  * *    *  Mrs. A. M. Fry of Blain,  Wash., is visiting her daughter  and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.  K. Flummerfelt, this week.  * *   . *  Here for a two-weeks' holiday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Tho. Beasley are Mr. and Mrs.  Harry Mason from West Vancouver, and formerly of Redroofs.  * *   ' *  Mr. and Mrs. L. Edmunds  and son Owen are at their summer camp for the next two  weeks. Mr. Edmunds is on vacation from the Pacific Dry  Docks where he is employed as  foreman.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Moorhouse  of Narrows Arm were week-end  visitors  Mosier.  of   Mr.   and   Mrs.   R.  *  Mr. Charles Hussy was a guest  at the Edmund's summer camp  for a few days this week.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. D. McKenzie  were visitors at the camp on  Tuesday.  * *    *  Mr. W. Mervyn . and Mr. W.  Scott were brief visitors to Vancouver, returning Tuesday.  * *    *  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Lyons at Redroofs for two  weeks are Mr. and Mrs. D. McDonald of New Westminster.  The shells of the Big Bertha  cannon of World War I, at the  peak of their flight, reached an  altitude of 24 miles.  fSf&Si&w!  ':<*#&���  M  SSK  '"Hi*-'  C59::'-  346V  m&  ���.V-* .*���^     . .*   .  :. y^ *y*---....:.-:-:*MZ&  �������*  llli  *:���:�����  .^*  CO-OPERATION  A MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA   Forest fires ore the greatest obstacle to the management of Our forest lands as a permanent source  of employment for our citizens. It is not good  business to spend money on forest improvements  nor leave any part of a stand of trees uncut (to  serve as a source of seed) unless we ensure that  fire will not ravage the improvements or the uncut  seed-trees. The Government needs your co-operation in limiting or eliminating the annual scourge  of fire. In actual fact the "Forest Act" of British  Columbia lists a number of things you, as a citizen,  are required to do. These include reporting all  forest fires you see; securing a permit to light any  campfires near the forest during the months of  May to September; and helping to fight any forest  fires that you may run across or be asked to fight.  Fighting a forest fire is dirty, exhausting, and sometimes dangerous work. It should, however, be regarded as a privilege by all right-thinking, able-  bodied citizens because it is in the interests of  every member of our population.  E.T. KENNEY,  Minister of Lands and Forests.  British Oolumbia Forest Service  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND FORESTS Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, July 25, 1947  By HILDA  LEE  stasia  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sim had as  their guest the past week, the  latter's cousin, Mr. J. Short of  Duns, Scotland. Mr. Short flew  to New York, stopping at different points en route to take moving pictures of the scenery.  While here he also met his aunt,  Mrs. Short, who has been  - spending the past four months  with her daughter and son-in-  law.  * *    *  Enjoying a holiday as guests  at Selma Lodge this week are  Mr. and Mrs. Brelsford, Mr. and  Mrs. McGinnis, Mrs. Simpson,  Mrs. Beggs, Mr. and Mrs. Schue,  Mr. and Mrs. Bowman, Mr. and  Mrs. Honks, Mr. and Mrs. Perry  with Frank, Mr. and Mrs. Owen  and family, Mr. and Mrs. Cas-  tledene and family, Mrs. McDonald, Miss M. McDonald, Mrs.  McLean, Miss E. McLean.  * . *    *  Ladies! Better make your  appointments soon if you are  planning a "hair-do," as our  local beaujty parlor is to undergo a face lifting itself, and will  be closed from August 9 to September 2. .   .       '  * *    *  Guests enjoying a holiday at  Bayview include Mr. and Mrs.  ;G. Gordon and Marion, Mrs. C.  Froseth with Margaret and  Sylvia, Miss I O'Choa, Mrs. McMaster, Miss Gibb, Mrs. G.  Drown, Mr. and Mrs. G. Budd,  Mrs. Black and Miss E. Black,  Mrs. White, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Garrod, Miss Anthony, Mr. Af-  farland, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh.  * *    *  We notice the bulldozer at  work making the excavation for  the future new home of Mr.  and Mrs. M. Cqe, who have  bought  two   lots   of  the  Jack  Jonas property.  * #    *  Miss Ruth Finlayson has returned home after enjoying a  well earned vacation. She visited friends in Vancouver, and  spent a pleasant week at Taylor  Bay, Gabriola Island.  * *    *  Mr. A. C. Lee and Miss Dorothy Lee of Vancouver spent last  Sunday with the former's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and  Mrs. J. E. Lee.  * *    *  The residents of Selma Park  extend their deepest sympathy  to Mrs. George Hewitt. The  sudden death of Mr. Hewitt was  a great shock to his many  friends here.  ABLETT and COE  Plumbing and Heating  Oil Burner Sales and  Service  Phone:  Thorbum's Garage,  Gibsons -  MURDOCK  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ��� Fresh Meats and  Vegetables  �� Hardware  o Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  STANLEY  C.   Bowdler,   whose  appointment as account executive in the Vancouver office of  Canadian   Advertising   Agency  LAST NIGHT'S rain, with m6re  promised today, eased the forest fire hazard appreciably, local forestry officials said. Hu-,  midity had been dropping steadily due to fine weather and was  at the danger point over the  weekend-.  ^Forestry prevention crews answered a call to Harwood Island, where a camper's beach  fire had been neglected, not  having been completely destroyed. It fanned info flame late  Sunday night and on the arrival of crews was threatening  the timber stand over a half-  acre space.  No timber was lost.  In this connection, Assistant  Ranger Bill Otto voiced a warn  ing against leaving camp fires  with any sign of life, and particularly on the Harwood Island  area. "This is a reserve and a  popular spot for picnickers," he  said. "If such carelessness continues, the Island will very likely be closed for campfires altogether, and a lot of people will  lose a favorite spot because of  the negligence of a few."  Campfire permits axe necessary,  forestry  officials   pointed  out, for fires lighted anywhere  during the fixe season, which  lasts until September 30 each  year. They may be obtained  without charge at police offices,  forestry department, or government agent's offices.  Forestry officials pointed out  that at the present time forest  fire hazard was low, but cautioned against carelessness at  any time.  Ltd. is announced by R. M.  Dagg, Vancouver manager. Mr.  Bowdler has been; associated  with advertising agencies and  engaged in public relations  work in western Canada for  more than 15 years. His appointment is in line with plans  of this national advertising  agency for extending rts services throughout western Canada.  In   1936  the   British   Empire  had three kings.  SELMA PARK  General Store  and  Post Office  Groceries* Hardware  Softdririks,  Magazines  Fresh Fruits and Vegetables  FRED WIIXG^S    ;  Proprietor '     y  FOR  Safe and Efficient  TAXI SERVICE  PHONE  HARRY SAWYER  H  HOUSEHOLD  Coldwall .  AND  Model M16 $325.00  delivered anywhere in B.C.  Gasoline Model  Electric  $149.50

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