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Array I  FHOVIMCIAI  s   5; ���-v> ;-t ��* H' ��  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on E. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons Landing,  Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish,  Irvines Landing, Half Moon ��� Bay,  Hardy Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson ' Creek, ^Roberts-Greek, Granthams Landing, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  :. *:   _ *     .'���������-���1 *  PUBLISHED BY TECE  COAST ET3SWS, 2_IlS3Tl-_-��  Stisiness Office: Half Moon Bay, B. C. National Advertisi��_r Office: Powell Sivex. B. C  GIBSONS���Quick work by Fred  Feeney, 28-year-old resident  of Gibsons, saved i6-year-old  Fred Aalten,' of 911 West 26th,  Vancouver, from drowning  Monday afternoon when the  boy was swimming near the  municipal float.  Feeney, lineman for the Dominion/ Government Telephone  and Telegraph Service, was  ^ standing in front of his home,  a block from the beach, when  he heard the boy's shout.* He  rah to the water and dove in  after the boy, who had disappeared.  After three attempts, he found  the boy and brought him to  shore. Dr. Hugh Inglis of Gibsons and George Sikora, a member of the Vancouver fire department inhalator squad holidaying here, used the "doctor's  respirator equipment to revive  the boy.  Aalten is spending a holiday  at Gibsons with his mother and  family.  Elaborate Plans  VOL.  Ill  No. 4  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. Friday, August 8,  1947 5c Per Copy, $2.50 Per Year, by Mail  Opening Day  f GIBSONS���Residents have rea-  iy son to celebrate in the open-  ling: bf their large new wharf,  HOLIDAY  IN  SCOTLAND:    One  of  CBC's   most  popular  .women's features currently being broadcast across the  nation is the Wednesday afternoon series, "Our Summer Holiday;"  Women of more than 20 countries, from India to Norway, are describing how they and their families are spending  their vacation this year. One recent speaker was Mrs. Ann  Coleman who described a trailer trip through Sutherland-  shire in Scotland which she-took with her daughters, Frances, 8, and Leslie, 5,  I "Our Summer Holiday" is heard in this province oh  stations of the CBC Trans-Canada network Wednesday  afternoons immediately following Jean Howqrth's commentary at 1:45. .,-.j,���/:,'���;,-./, '������ x ;.-.,> y  yfhe guidance* offitl:^lel>ifatioh-  ��� jcommittee   a   big * program   is  ^l^med   for   August    16,    the  ���Official   opening   day   of   the  f#harf.  y The   main   street   of  pXPribsons : will  be  decorated   in  preparation for a parade ^that  ^ will be held at 2 p.m.    It will  I fee headed by, the Mount Pleas-  jiint Salvation Band.    Followed  uby   the   chosen y queen- of  the  i celebration and her attendants  | taking part in the pai*ad$ywill  sbe also Mr..A. Winegarden^ii&  Mr.. J. Fletcher the two oldest  'residents pf the districts ���':  z: Mrs.   Clare   Charnb^inVwill  'be there too, Gibsons first white  child and granddaughter of the  ^fbundery of . the    community,  George   William; Gibson.    She  ywill have the honor of crowning  the queen. ^ s  y  The;  wharf   will    be   gayly  decOTated,C and   over   the   ap-  ^��aejh willvbe a large arch oh  ;^ichli\vill be the word "Wel-  ^gttpft^pe^d'that JamesSih-  ^-fir-^Mlly be present   to   formally ;6pen the wharf.    During  the day a band concert will be  held.    A  presentation   will  be  v made to Gapt. Bill Yates,--Vet-���  Ip'ah   skipper   for   the   Union  Steamships Ltd. in appreciation  of kindly and courteous service  yto the residents of Gibsons. The  presentation will be made by C.  P.   Smith,   harbourmaster,   and  for- many   years    a   personal  friend in Capt. Yates. In recognition of ane^ enterprise and  modernizing of the transportation for Gibsons, Gordon Ballentine, as representative of the  Sea Bus Lines Ltd;, will receive  a presentation .from J. Veitch, ;  Chairman of Gibsons and District Board of Trade.  tf*  t&sfco.*'.  :'Wi>r&i  At Creek  GIBSONS^-On Saturday, Aug.  2, at -the Roberts Creek  Chiirch, Elizabeth Oldershaw,  \ youngest ^daughter y of Mr. and  Mrs. C; W. Oldershaw of/ Roberts Creek, was united in marriage tb* Herbert Berdahl,  youngest son of Mr$. Peter.Berdahl and the late Peter Berdahl  of Gibsons. Both the bride and  groom were born in Gibsons and  have spent nearly all their lives  on the Sechelt peninsula. They  expect to live at Gibsons.  Ten per cent of the city homes  in the United States lack bathtubs, 50 per cent of village  homes and 90 per cent of farm  homes. *  GIBSONS ��� Proposals for formation of a water board to  serve the peninsula area from  Roberts Creek to Hopkins  Landing arid Gower sPoint are  under discussion here.  Roberts Creek, planning its  own water board and a $35,000  scheme to service homes in that  section, already has water  rights on Mission Creek and  Bowes Creek. But it "is willing  to join the larger project when  arid if formed.  EXPENSIVE  Robert Burns, village clerk at  Gibsons, explained the general  scheme. He informed delegates  it would be costly and would  require a great deal of time and  study. An engineer's services  would be needed.  Board of trade; d#Eej��a tes;  offered to carry oh1 with! their  committee and to contact interested individuals and organizations. Dr. Allan Inglis, sanitary  inspector, said that from a sanitation point of #view a water  board was a definite necessity  for the entire district.  Passes Thursday  GIBSONS-^Mrs.  |fet^le ;Gib-  , son, A9&-p^ttv-$^$p& ^er  home on; Thursda^y^ly;31.  ' Mrs. Gibson, granddaitighter  of George Gibson, founder of  this community, was born Iso-  belle Glasford at Granthams  Landing. Her father, George  Glasford,  who pre-empted  the  property now known as the  Crucil sub-division, moved his  family to Ontario, where Iso-  belle met arid ^arrjed Frederick Gibste They made two  trips to B;Cv commg here again  to live in 1937-  Mrs.   Gibsbn as  survived   by  three brothers, Ernest, in Ontario; Robert, of Qualicum  Beach, arid John, of Hope; two  sisters, Mrs. Clay arid Mrs.  Claire Chamberlain; her husband, and four children, Mrs.  R. M. Inglis, Ross, R.C^N., Alec  and Clifford,  Her burial took place at Sea-  Viewy Cemetery,. Gibsons, on  Saturday; August 2.  Flying driest Gives  Service at Camps  SECHELl^With help of Ray  Johnson of the Universal  Timber Co. and his floats-equipped Cessna light plane, Father  Baxter will soon be known as  the ''flying priest." On Sunday,  i^gusty 3, yRay flew him to the  '���> Universal Tirriber Co.'s camp in  JsMmbh Arm where he held a  chiirch service.  Loggers from other adjacent  camps journeyed by boats to  attend the service. Ray Johnson plans bn jpicKing up Father  Baxter 6nce|a ;riiorith and fly  ing hi mto isolated communities  or logging camps.  Secret  Guest  ove vjsuest dook is  Biggest Registry in World  v^VJ :-* -----  SECRET   Cove   boasts   the  world's biggest  "guest register," says Will Dawson in the  Vancouver Daily Province.  "You register with a ladder  and a paint brush on the biggest  guest book in the world���a high,  smooth rock bluff that slopes  steeply into the water at Secret  Cove," he continues.  Those who have sought shelter in Secret Cove, which lies 35  miles north of Vancouver in the  lee of Turnagain Island, have  left a record on the rock wall.  Upon it, in seemingly inaccessible places, names are printed  ���names of men and ships that  sought shelter from the tumultuous sea. There are Grace and  Jimmy; SS. Cuprum; Victory  3rd; Norvan; MV. Celnor, May  1942; George Bay, Capt. G.  Page; Viviana; Catala Chief,  1945; SS. Glenbor, Mar. 11^1923;  and many others.  Some sea-going artist who  shipped aboard the Stanifast in  1939 registered his ship's name  and date of visit on that guest  book rock with orange lettering  against a red background, and  trimmed it off with two crossed  anchors. Oldest visible name is  Naninri, July 19^19.;  That inde-  here. He chose a higii point ancT  noisy yellow paint.  UNUSUAL PEOPLE  Meet the people on Turnagain  Island.  People are as' unusual as. the  places you'll find them. Mr. and  Mrs.....>T. M. yRamsay, for example, are owners of Turnagain  Island   and  MV.   Smuggler   II.  Improvement Assn.  Discusses Repairs  REGULAR meeting of Roberts  Creek Improvement Association was held at the Community  Hall, Tuesday, July 22.  -.. An interesting item of correspondence was a letter from  Mr. James Sinclair, M.P., in  which he referred to a meeting  with members of the executive  committee last fall to discuss,  among other matters, the need  for repairs to the wharf. Mr.  Sinclair wrote' that he had  secured an appropriation for  this work which would be begun at the end of the summer  season.  Discussion of improvements  to Elphinstone Park occupied  much of the evening. Equipment for heating water is one  objective for the ensuing  months. The entertainment  committee was asked to put on  a dance, or other entertainment,  in the interest of park development.  It was resolved to take up  with the Public Utilities Commission the frequent discrepancy between the actual and  scheduled time of arrival of  steamships.  Owing to the hour, consideration of; the Pound Law was  postponed until the next meeting, August 19.  Application for membership  may be made at any time to the  secretary, W. J. L. Raymer.  Mrs. Ramsay was one of the  originals of the June Roper  School of Dancing and make-up  artist of Theatre Under the  Stars, Little Theatre, and University Players.  The Ramsays are taking up  where pioneer Carl Larsen left  off. Larsen settled with his  family 20 years ago on Turn-  again Island and, according to  local report, literally carved a  homesite out of the rock. After  falling and bucking trees he  built fires on and around the  biggest rocks. When they were  good and hot he doused them  with water. The rocks split.  Later he wheeled cumulatively  tons of earth from adjacent  parts to this flattened place and  finally created a smooth, productive spot.  Mystery Island is Jervis  Island, off the east coast of Las-  quiti Island. At the northwest  corner where a tiny islet gives  natural protection to a small  bay, two deserted houses perch  on a steep grassy slope.  Commerce Dept.  Study of Russia  THE USE of Russian as one of  the major tongiies in world  commercial practise is forecast  by a recommendation made to  students by the department of  commerce at U.B.C. in the 1947-  48 calendar.  "The growing political and industrial importance of the Slavonic bloc presages a high commercial importance for the Russian languages," the recommendation declares.  Students working towards a  degree in commerce have the  option of studying a language  throughout the final four years  of their course, in place of mathematics and statistics. The  department of commerce recommends that some give serious  consideration to the study of  Russian as their language for  the four years.  Subjects related to Russian  are also recommended, and  students electing the language  will be expected to take as  many courses as possible in it.  Russian should not be chosen  unless the student has already  shown himself good at foreign  languages: an average of 65 per  cent or better is recommended.  0 % VIHOXOIA  immaxa ivioHiAOHd Page Two.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, August 8,  1947  CRICHTON  HAWKSHAW  Correspondent  MRS.   Kenneth   Keir   of  Edinburgh, Scotland, was here for  a few days  visiting her niece,  ' Mts.  I.  Rowed.    She  travelled  over by boat and is now on her  way back to Bonnie Scotland.  *    *    *  The Beach Community Club  held a Bingo-nite on Saturday,  August 2. Prizes were in the  form of cash and all those present had an enjoyable evening.  In  the   scheduled  games   for  Sunday, August 3, Mount Sheer  Legion travelled to Squamish to  play   Squamish  Legion,   Mount  Sheer winning 11-5.    Squamish  Hardwoods   visited   Woodfibre,  losing to Woodfibre Legion.   (I  didn't  hear   the   exact   score).  The "crooshul" game of the day  was   between   Britannia   Mines  - C.C. and Woodfibre C.C.    This  . was played at the Townsite so  many of those from Woodfibre  travelled for the first time up  and in to the Townsite at Britannia Beach.    Britannia Mines  won 11-2.   The latest standings  are below:  W  L   Pet  Mt. Sheer Legion __   8   2   .800  Woodfibre C.C _    7   2    .777  Britannia Mines ���.. 6 2 .750  Squamish H'dwoods 4 4 .500  Squamish Legion __ 3 6 .333  Woodfibre Legion ���   3    6    .333  Squamish Rec.Assn.   0   9   .000  *    *    *  . Well, my dear readers, this  column will be writteri in the  future by Mrs. Nettie Hamilton,  as my application for the position of secretary-manager of the  Trail branch of the Canadian  Legion, B.E.S.L., has been accepted. At the present time of  writing I am hoping to be there  on Saturday, August 9. Comrade J. D. McKichan of the  Townsite is tb carry on the  duties of secretary-treasurer of  Mount Sheer Branch, Canadian  Legion, B.E.S.L. I know that  he will be given the support  that   I   received  from  all   the  Ablett and Cole  Plumbing and Heating  Oil Burner Sales and  Service  Phone:  Thorburn's Garage  Gibsons  Beasley's  General  Merchants  We Have a Good  Selection of  Supersilk  Hosiery  Leckie's Work  Boots  and Scampers  Standard Oil Products  Bus Stop  By CAROL A  DR. AND Mrs. Geraid Evans  and five children, of Minneapolis, are visiting here, sporting a brand new Hudson, driven  out from Minnesota.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Spouse and  two daughters are back visiting  at The Creek for a few weeks.  They were former residents.  * *    *     -  Mrs. JHenry Hansen and  daughter are guests at the Mott  residence, where Mrs. F. Forst  and grandchildren Gloria and  Carol, together with their aunt,  Mrs. Ron Graham and Miss  Heather, took over the establishment while Mom is convalescing from 'flu, in  Seattle.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Handy and son Tommy set out on a fishing expedition, determined to surpass all  previous efforts as well as any  local records.   A terrific tug on  the    line    somewhat    dismayed  Mrs. Handy, who thought perhaps she had tied into a whale,  but she pulled it in nevertheless.  A massive fish was seen below  the boat, and Tommy succeeded  in boating the flapping monster.  It seemed to be the centre of a  blessed  event,   for  there  were  a lot of little fishes appearing  rapidly.    That's the story,  and  it gives rise to the question: Do  dogfish spawn? .  members. My duties of secretary-treasurer with the Upper  Howe Sound Softball League  will be taken on by Ken Mc-  Ewan of Britannia Beach. Incidentally Ken is a member of  the Mount Sheer Legion softball  team and also the Mount Sheer  branch of the Canadian Legion  here at Britannia.  I have enjoyed writing this  column. It has been a lot of  fun and I hope my successor  enjoys it as well. The "Coast  News" will be sent to me at  Trail and I will be looking forward to reading all the news  from week to week. In parting,  as usual, cheerio.  'Specialists in Logging &  Contracting Equipment'  Cat Costs  Boost Output  with  POWER CHAIN SAW  Fully Automatic dutch . . . Only  one operating lever, the throttle  . . . Cannot be stalled . . . weight  72 lbs, and up.  Call or Write (or Pamphlet  B.C. Distributors:  MM*  EQUIPMENT CO, LTD,  ' Z[ '������/���:���:'��� :-v-.>yy      Z\)  ::z^5:W0��ihiw& ^  FA.7O30-1/ANC0U.ERBC  Regaika at Garden  GARDEN BAY ��� The Pender  Harbour Aquatic Club, originally organized by the Canadian Legion Branch No. 112, is  planning a regatta ,on Labor  Day at Garden Bay.  By the program it appears  that this will be a big event.  The program consists of swimming and diving contests for  everyone, log bucking, log rolling, rowboat, powerboat and  speedboat races, surfboard racing and novelty events.  Clowns will be present to help  give everyone a good laugh. The  Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary will  serve tea in the Garden Bay  Lodge. The Canadian Legion  Ladies' Auxiliary are decorating  the community hall in preparation for a dance and supper in  the evening, to end up the day's  activities. The music will be  supplied by the Powell River  Troubadors.1  F  . Lumber shortage cut Sweden's  1946 shipments of sawn and  planed wood products.  L  RADIO REPAIRS  and SERVICE  W. G. Fortt  c/o Wilson Creek Garage  Limited  WILSON CREEK  "Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  * RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  it GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:  Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  it FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DORANS FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B.C. ��� Phone 230  W0^  Z��3m  jj>-^.  W8k  fe_��____l_V ���__��____���  :.***:  ��m  i'vJtS^P'?^  iiyjl--.:^^'-^:..  .  I9_--_hl 3_B_-_^;'  Wm'i^-  >y*f  A MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA >- *  Because nearly one-third of the land surface of  our Province is suitable only for the growing of  free-crops, if is essential that we manage and cut  our forests so that they will provide an annual  harvest for all time. Over forty thousand workers  in this Province, and their families, are directly  dependent on the forest industries for employment  and many'additional thousands are indirectly  affected. No other industry in British Columbia  could absorb this body of workers, should the  forest industries cease to exist. They and their  families would perforce have to migrate elsewhere.  The B.C. Forest Service is working to ensure continuous production of forest crops 'for all time,  for the benefit of the people of British Columbia.  You can also help by being careful with fire when  in the forests.  PREVENT FOREST FIRES!  E. T. KENNEY^  Minister of Lands and Forests.  >V  DEPARTMENT  OF   LANDS  AND   FORESTS Friday, August 8,   1947.  Forget your age! 'Thousands are peppy at TO.  Try pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains toaic  for weak, rundown feeling due solely to body's  lack of iron which many men and women call,  old.   Be delighted; or get your money back.  Try Ostrex Tonic Tablets for new pep, >r   vim and years younger feeling, this very  For sale at all drug stores everywhere.  Wearing of  false  teeth  was  common among the Romans.  j^w   Strained Eyes  '�� INTENSIVE   study   can   cause  serious eye-strain, with- consequent harm to the nervous  system. This is particularly a  hazard, of school days, and  public health authorities remind  parents ; that children's sight  should be. checked carefully  during the years when they are  concentrating on their books.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Page   rhree  For Better Health  "V- ":: "HARLEY C. ANDERSON ,.  j   JATTOPATHICPHYSICIAN  OPPICE1 HOURS:   Mon., Wed., ana Fri. only���9 a.m. to 5 p_m.  Open Evening's by Special Appointment  .-'.;.   ,.Three Years o.ix Staff of Keystone Hospital, Chicago  ������ ���;., ��� KA- Surgical and-' Physiotherapy Hospital)  Box 15, Gibsons landing, B.C.  ; DIET ��� MASSAGE ��� EL��CTROTH_EBAPY  :: and ���  Anatomical Adjustments  HADDOCK and STEPHENS  ENGINEERING  MARINE ��� LOGGING ��� AUTOMOTIVE  GENERAL REPAIRS  SALES and SERVICE  Madeira Park  Pender Harbour  ALICE BREWER PAYS  VISIT TO G8B80MS  *  GIBSONS���This village recently had an interesting visitor  in the person- of Mrs. Alice  Brewer of Vancouver. While  staying in Frank Vyvyan's cottage in the. Headlands .she renewed  acquaintances  with Mr.  aiid Mrs. J: Atlee; whom she  had hot seen for. nearly 30 years.  At that time, while connected  with the Avenue Theatre in  Vancouver, she had directed  plays in which Mn Atlee acted.  Since.that,time, Mrs. Brewer  has done a. great ..deal of work  for the Little Theatre, of. which  she is now a life member  through her services, and with  the Labor Arts Guild.  An actress who gained considerable favor and recognition  in former years during her  stage career, Mrs. Brewer now  lectures and conducts classes in  speech and stage technique at  ihe John Goss Studios in Vancouver. "���.������..'.  A unique American fish, the  black bass, has been colonized  in Cuba, Europe ahd South  Africa.  WHEN IN SECHELT  Visit Our  r  Spray Painting  Interior or Exterior Painting  with Brush or Spray  Kalsomining If Required  Free Estimates  Vic Palmer  Pender Harbour  New Merchandise Arrives Daily  DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� HARDWARE  STATIONERY ��� NOVELTIES  INDIAN BASKETS, ETC.  BUY MEATS  i  SECHELT  CONFIDENCE  Compare our prices with  the -city. We are 5 to 10%  lower. It pays to shop for  your meats at ... y.  H. KENNETT  BUTCHER  Next to Bank of Montreal  Gibsons Landing  By HILDA LES  SPENDING an enjoyable vacation at Selma Lodge are Mr.  and Mrs. Jensen, Mr. and Mrs.  Moir, Mr. and Mrs.. Kerr, Mr.  and Mrs; Brown, Mr. and Mrs.  Alexander, Mrs. Harberd, Mrs.  Mason, Mrs. ^tarstone with Mr.  J. Harstone, Mr. and Mrs. Cowan, Miss A. Rae, Mr. and Mrs.  Rae, Miss C. Strang, Miss Bould,  Miss Powellj v Mrs. Cale and  Mrs. Cain.  '-.       z *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. W. McKim are  occupying the waterfront cottage of Mrs. Norris for the summer.  * *    *  ������  Not much news for the column this week, folks. If anyone has an item they would like  to see in print, please leave at  Willow's Store in the box by the  post office wicket.        .  * *    *  It certainly is a treat to walk  our main road now and not' be  enveloped in a cloud of dust.  Perhaps we shall be able to see  the actual color of some of our  trees and flowers now.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. H. Newcomen of  Campbell River and Mr. and  Mrs. F. Narman of Vancouver  have   been   guests  of Mr.  and  Mrs. W. Schott.  * *    *  Guests at Bayview Lodge this  week include Mr. and Mrs.  Huntley with John and Brian,  Mrs. Wood, Mrs. Forsyth, Mr.  and Mrs. Maxwell, Mr. and Mrs.  Brooks, Mrs. McNevin and Mr.  Unsworth.  * *    *  A lot of new faces are noticed  around Selma, especially at mail  time. We hope all the visitors  are enjoying a good holiday.  All the oceans of the world  combined contain 327,672,000  cubic miles of water; one cubic  mile contains more than 1,100,-  000,000 gallons.  I  TAXI  Phone  Harry Sawyer  Headquarters a{  Pearson-Sawyer Office  Sechelt  Office  Phone  Sechelt, 4-C  House Phone  Sechelt, 9-C-4  GULF LINES LTD.  M.V. "GOLF WING"  Schedule of  ions between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt and Half moon Bay  ROUTE No. 2  rORTHBOtf ND  .���. Vancouver .  Sechelt���-  fa. Halfmoon -  Ar, Pender* ������  F" *   Monday  No  Northbound  TWp  Tuesday  9:30 aum.  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn.  Wednesday  9:30 aum.  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  ' 1:30 pjn.  Thursday  Trip No. 1  9:30 ajn.  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pan.  Thursday  Trip No. 2  8:15 p.m.  8:30 pjn.  9:15 pjau  10:15 pan.  Friday  5:00 pjn.  7:15 pjn.  8:00 pjn.  9:00 pjn.  Saturday  1:00 pjn.  3:15 pjn.  4:00 pjn.  5:00 pjn.  Sunday  Trip No. 1  11:09 ajn.  1:15 pjn.  2:00 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  Sunday  Trip No. 2  8:00 pjn.  Flag  10:45 pjn.  ���NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will ba made at Irvine's ,Lndg.# Garden Bay, Madiera Park  'NOTE���Saturday. 5:30 pjn* is Departure Tima from Irvines Landing. Pender Harbour  rilTHBOUND  Pender  ,v. Halfmoon  frr. Sechelt -i.  ir. Vancouver  _  Monday  5:30 aum.  6:15 ajn.  8:30 turn.  Tuesday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  6:00 pjn.  Wednesday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  6:00 pjn.  Thursday  1:30 pan.  3:00 pjn.  3s45 pjn.  6:00 pjn.  Fsiday  . ���'������'* z   .���  7:00 ajn.  8:15 ajn.  9:00 ajn.  11:15 ajn.  Saturday  Trip No. 1  8*00 ajn.  9.00 ajn.  9*45 ajn.  12:00 noon  Saturday  Trip No* 2  5:30 pjn.  Direct to  Vancouver  8:45 pjn.  Sunday  3:00 pjn.  4:30 pjn.  5:15 pjn.  7:30 pjn.  For information please eall MA. 465S 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.  By LES PETERSON  OLD-TIMER  An old-time resident of this  community has returned to re^  tire here after an absence of  nearly 40 years. He is Wilfred  Dougall, Boer War veteran,  who came to B.C. in 1902. In  1905 he moved to Gibsons,  where his brother George had  made his home. The property  owned by George Dougall was  the whole of district -lot 685,  with his home located where E.  J. Atlee lives now. The cost  of the entire quarter-section  was less than the value of one  acre of much of the property  today. Wilfred Dougall staked  a 60-acre plot on the north eiid  of Keats Island, and in 1908  returned east to Montreal. This  is his first trip back here since  that time.   .,  *    *_*'''������  Still another road has been  added to the outskirts of this  village. Built in practically  nothing flat by; the Williams  Construction bulldozer, it runs  directly in front of the Penta-  costal Tabernacle, joining the  Fletcher road above the home  of W. B. Boucher. There are  now eight parallel streets and  lanes between the waterfront  and the school.  CRICKETER  Robin Johnston, newly in  charge of the Gibsons branch  of the Bank of Montreal, is a  better - than - average cricket  player as well as a banker. He  will, in the near future, fly to  Toronto with the B.C. cricket  team to compete in the inter-  provincial championships being  staged there August 4 to 9. The  purpose of the competition is to  rehabilitate cricket, which suffered an almost total eclipse  during the war years through  the heavy enlistment of players.  Mr. Johnston states that the  1948 championships are scheduled to be held in Vancouver,  and that in 1949 it is hoped that  a Canadian team can be raised  to tour England and Europe.  * *    *  Mr. C. W. Davies and his wife  are visiting his grandmother,  Mrs. S. Benn. Mr. Davies attended school in Gibsons for a  time during his youth. He how  lives at Mirror, Alta.  * *    *  Mrs. W. J. Pullam of Cajgary,  Alta., is visiting her sisters-in-  law, Miss F. Pullam and Mrs.  Ada Riley, at their home here.  * *    *  Mrs. J. Clay, operator of The  Moderne Dress Shop, has reopened in new business quarters. The shop is now located  in E. Drew's office building,  between the Howe Sound Trading Co. store and the Ballentine  Theatre, and next door to P, G.  McPherson, real estate. It opens  with a full line of. ready-to-  wear articles nicely displayed  in a smart store.  The city of Liverpool, England, would be almost useless  as a port without the moon,  since it must have tides to keep  its harbor channel dean.  }  Sechelt Motor  Transport  in addition to its  BUS SERVICE  has now a  TAXI SERVICE  for  Sechelt  Area  A 7-Passenger Taxi at your  service.  Phone Sechelt, 9-L o* 3-L Page Four.  -THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, P. C  <Eke ��oast $fews  3 Lines  (15 Words)  for 35c     3  Insertions  (sanffe ad)  60c  Extra words, above 15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Notices,  Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  FOR SALE  WORK horse,  light bay mare,  1,200 lbs., Al condition, good  worker,   $75.00   or   best   offer.  Mrs. L. McPherson, Gibsons.   6  ,-���;   WE  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���  AH kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  *���*- *.*���  ��� >'l  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. 1%-inch pipe. MrS. R. H.  Sheridan, Sechelt. 4  WANTED  STANDARD size typewrite!* in  good condition.   Box P, Coast  News. 5  WANTED  PORTABLE typewriter in good  condition. Alec Gray, Sechelt.  5  FOR SALE  SPECIAL Hampshire pullets, 3  months   old,   $1.00   each.    H.  Kr^ume, Roberts Creek. 4  ~7 FOR SALE  WHITE, modern, all enamel  Majestic ice refrigerator.  Capacity 75 lbs, 5 cu. ft. storage,  first class condition. R. L.  Jackson, Davis Bay," Wilson  Creek. 6  WANTED  GOOD home and board, 2 boys  age 6 and 8 years, for school  term. If interested, send reply  to; G. A. Wigard, Box 31-  Sechelt, or Mrs: A. R. Gray,  West Sechelt. 5  Paddle fish and sturgeons do  not have bony skeletons like  true fish.  CASH AND OTHER  VALUABLES  THE recent robbery at Sechelt  should  serve  as  a lesson to  everybody to keep their cash on  hand in and around the house  at a minimum. This also applies to all documents of value  such as Bonds, Life Insurance  Policies, Titles, et cetera, and  in fact anything the loss of  which either by fire or theft  would entail not only a monetary loss but much inconvenience. All spare cash should be  placed in either a Current or  Savings account at a Bank and  all valuable documents should  be left with them for safekeeping.  The Bank of Montreal; Carrall and Hastings Street Branch,  operates a Sub-Agency at Gibsons every Tuesday and Friday.  They will be glad to open an  account for you arid to take  care of your valuable docu-  ments, ��� et cetera, in their /vaults;  at Carrall and Hastings. A receipt for these will be given at  Gibsons and, when needed, they  will be brought up from Carrall  and Hastings. The charge for  such services is very reasonable.  It makes for peace of mind to  have such evidence of value in  a safe place, free of the risk of  fire and theft. Why not take  advantage of the facilities offered by our local Bank?  *   VERB SAP. ���Advt.  I  Doris' Beauty Bar  Opposite   Howe Sound  Trading  Gibsons Landing  Complete line of ...  BEAUTY SERVICES  Doris Bedwell,  Operator  By MBS. R. MOSIER  SOME of our ardent fishermen  might take a few pointers  from the young Messrs. Bill  and David Beasley and Donald  Head. These young fishermen  have been spending \the sunny  days off the lower point of  Thormby Island and their record catch to date is 14 salmon  and  three  trout  within a  few  hours.  * *    *  Visiting Mrs. George Herrington for a few days this past  week were Mr. and Mrs. Bert  Morgan and daughter Jeanette  of Vancouver.  * *    *   ���  Mrs. R. Walker and daughter  Ri%3^e^been:; vjsfting .at,, tjie  home df Mrs. >Walkkr*s'parents,"  Mr.  and Mrs* Lee in Ponoka,  Alta., for the past two weeks.  Mrs. Mary Fisher of Seattle'  arrived Saturday to spend the  week at the home of her brother, Mr. B. Foley. Returning  with Mrs. Fisher was Miss Marilyn Foley who has been visiting  her aunts in Seattle and Ana-  cortes, Wash., for the past  month.  Mr. L. O. Edmunds and  daughter Peggy returned to  Vancouver on Sunday. Visiting  with Mrs. Edmunds who will  remain at their summer camp  until later in the month, is Mrs.  J. Begg of Vancouver.  ���.'���***  Mr. and Mrs. McAlister of  Vancouver are the house guests  of Mr. and Mrs. Claydon at Redroofs.  * *   '*  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. R.  Boyd for the first time in many    j  yestrs, this Vpa��t:-->v��^��?fe"^^,'^?,i  th^ir niece, Mits. Al Terr, arid    |  her   son   Maurice   from   North  Hollywood, Calif. !  * "���'*    * . j  Mrs.   Copeland  and   children S  of Merry Island are leaving this [  week for a month's holiday on =  Salt Spring Island. S  *���*'*-.      ������'.'..., j  Mr. Ralph McQuarrie of Van- (  couver who attends Vancouver (  Technical School with Don King, |  will spend the remainder of the S  summer  holidays  here  at the j  McKenzie and Flavelle camp. i  .������*���*'��. J  Mr. George Herrington re- |  turned Tuesday after a week's 1  visit in the city.  - |  week-end  visitors  at Redroofs.  *-*.*���  Visiting Messrs. Barcley and  Nairn at Redroofs for two weeks  are, Mr. and Mrs. T. Hesleton of  Vancouver.  *    *    *  Mrs. Alice Hayman and  daughter Joan are house guests  of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mervyn for  a few days. Mrs. Hayman -is  the former Alice Ferguson who  was a frequent visitor to the  Bay prior to the war.  *    *    *  Mr. Hector Nelson is here  from Springhill, Nova Scotia, to  stay with his sister and brother-  in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon  King, and while here will work  for the McKenzie and Flavelle  Logging Co.  Favoring the Feet   Friday, August 8,  1947  to exercising them, and to the  type of footwear used.  Both tepid and alternating  hot and cold foot baths are approved, but the medical people  warn that the feet must be dried  thoroughly, particularly be^  tween the toes.  Wheat production in India for  1947 is now placed at 305 million bushels, somewhat below  last year's poor harvest. "  510  West   Hastings  Street  VANCOUVER  vwR6- are4raffllcjted;%ithii  unhappy feet, particularly in  hot   weather,   are   advised   by  health authorities to give more  attention  to  bathing the  feet,  at Gibson's  Landing  EACH  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  giiiifll  lll��llllHlini]lfaJI!JHI��l!il_HIJ  IIHII  UNION STEAMSHIPS LTD*  SUMMER  SCHEDULE  Effective Until Further Notice  (hit Coast - Howe Sound  VANCOUVER���PENDER HARBOUR SERVICE  __ ���   ���' (Route 6)  NORTHBOUND  = SOUTHBOUND  leave   Vancouver 3beave Pender Barbour  Tuesday     10:00 a.**.      Wednesday       .. i-oo p.m.  Thursday    10:30 a.m.     Friday    ......... 3:30 p^u.  Saturday       12:30 Noon     Sunday     ls:15 p.m.  VANCOUVER���SECHELT SERVICE  (Route 6A* also Route 6)  NOH-TKBOUXTD  ���'l^��^wW<ni!couv��rnV'-;' :Cy-.z.JZ'  Tuesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday   .  Sunday   .  ���  ��� ��� ���  SOVTSBOUSTB  '" .;*��'��� yI*..���':���/���':y:V;^a^f^S*el_^^ ~yv^;%  10:00 a.m.      Tuesday   ...       .     ..  6.-O0 p.m.  10:30 a_m.     Wednesday ., ... 3-30 p.m.  6:30 p.m.     Friday    .. ...... 6.-00 pjn.  2:00 pan,      Saturday  8KX> p.m,  9:00 a.m.     Sunday   . ...... 3:00 pjn.  6:00 pjn.     Sunday   ..... ... 8:30 p.m.  VANCOUVER���GRANTHAMS LANDING SERVICE  ir, Ver.   LT.flmi. 2-T. Ver.   Xr. Orms.  Monday  SBonday  Tuesday  Wed.  Thursday  9:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 ajn.  9:00 ajn.  8:30 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  4tOO pjn.  4.00 pjn.  5:15 p.i  Friday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  9:00 a.m.  7:00 pjn.  8:00 pjn.  9:30 a.m.  4:00 pjn.  4:30 pjn.  (appro-R.)  5:45 pjn.  Mr.   and Mrs.  C.  Limn  and  Mr. and Mrs. J. Simpson were  Ask lor New  ScheduleNo. 132  .'.    Write   ������.'-.  UNION STEAMSHIPS LTD.  Vancouver- B.C.  or See Your Local Agent  .f_HIB!JII��]IM  SHOP by MAIL  Powell Stores  Powell River, B* C.  --���w*_~��^-_#**n_^%#  The north coast's Most Modern Department Store  rtinsula  ���;/ ,y  The executive council; of this, board has held six meetings since the  last genera! meeting and is actually carrying out the directives given to it  ,;qttr^ttime^*>  .'.,". ,[������'.���%..,/ .���:,",....'   ; iViN- .'���Vf-/.^y .,.- ���      ���-���,^z-^--^-.   <������������  Prpgress is being made and the council will be ready to report to a  genera!  meeting to be calfed for Monday, September 22nd, at Sechelt  Further t^tices wU' appear^ later. ,... j  ;^:y[) '-:���''���  "^:: ���    EXECUTIVE<GO0NCfL;' -;'  * The Sechelt Peninsula  Board of Trade Fridoyr August 8,   1947  .THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  PROTECTION without cost and  above price, is available in  this modern age, thanks to  medical science, against three  types of disease which formerly  caused much human misery���  smallpox, typhoid fever and  diphtheria.  A western toad sticks its head  in the mud like an ostrich  when frightened.  Hassans'  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ������Meats  .    Hardware   Fishing Tackle  Independent Fish  Buyers  Ship Chandlers  Home Oil Products  ���'   at  HASSANS' WHARVES  .  Don't Waste Precious Hours  in Slow Travel!  f  u-  Safe ^rtomical^^eaplqhes ������ ExperiericedT Pilots  Air Express��� Charter ���-Sightseeing  Timbercruising  yTRY US ON THAT NEXT TRIP TO TOWN  For Rates and Information call  Associated Air Taxi Ltd.  Richmond 1481  on contact our local agents:   '  Pearson and Sawyer, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt 4-C or 9-C-4  P, G. McPherson, Gibsons  Phone Gibsons 2-A  SERVICE  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  THE Noel Coward comedy "Hay  Fever" returned by popular  request to the Island Theatre  this week. The play was presented only on Thursday evening in order that the company  might go to ambleside for the  opening of the Starlight Theatre  there on Friday night.  .*    *    *  The Lady Alexandra is back,  * on duty in less than three weeks  after she ran aground during a  storm.  Woodward's softball team  took a beating on July 30, the  day of their annual picnic, when  they lost the game to Bowen  6-2. A scrub, also comprised  of Woodwards employees, were  sporting enough to play-Bowen  that night when the Elks team  failed to appear. I haven't yet  heard What happened to the  missing team.  Miss Denise Bfeslam of London, England, spent her week's  vacation at Bowen with Mrs. P.  Punnett. "  *���   .'*   .*. '.  t-   ��� ��� ��� ���  Miss Marion Collins is spending her holidays here with her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Collins.  *  . *    *  Miss Margaret Jean Isobel  Dadds, elder daughter of Mr.  and   Mrs.. Cyril   A.   Dadds   of  GIBSONS���The monthly meeting of St. Bart's W.A. was  held in the parish Hall Friday,  August 1. Reports were given  on the garden party held at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. W. F.  Trant. The large attendance  showed the public's appreciation  of a chance to visit this beautiful seaside spot. A hearty vote  of thanks was extended to Mr.  and Mrs. Trant for their hospitality.  Bowen Island is making plans  for her wedding at Terrace Bay,  Ont., August 9, to George Coulter, son of Mr. and Mrs. William  Coulter, of Woodstock, Ont. This  will be the first wedding performed in the newly constructed town.  Mrs. Jack McMillan is holidaying with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Murray Hume.  * * **  Mr. Bob Green left the island  recently to live in Vancouver  where he is working for the  Shell Oil Co.  .*    *    *  There was a weiner roast for  the "Kamp Kids" last Tuesday  evening sponsored by the B.I.  ball team. Mr. Tom Smith was  master of ceremonies.  SECHELT  By ARIES  NOT so much news today as I  have lost half my territory, the  West Sechelt division, so we  must make the best of it. Mr.  Pearson thought it was better  to divide the column, so good  luck to Earl Grey. As he is on  the job so to speak, he should  be able to get the news items. I  find that people will definitely  not come in with the news items  arid one has to go after them.  *       *       *  Was very glad to see a couple  of old-time residents last week.  Had a call from Mrs. Arthur  Bromley ��� the Bromleys lived  here for several years and were  very well liked. Mr. Bromley  was With the B.C. Forestry for  many years and is now with the  unemployment commission.  Jack  and  Eleanor  Burt   are  here   on  the   waterfront   with  daughters Gail and Toni.  Jack  operated   a.... .trucking   business  with  Burns   and * Jackson,  and  we   missed   them   very   much  when they decided to leave us.  *    *    *  Very sorry to hear that Mrs.  Tony    Power    is    under    the  No matter what your needs that is our guarantee to you at  The Silver Grille Service Station.  Distributors for  The famous Ford V-8 Cars and Trucks  Industrial Units  Boat Units  Use our Ford Parts exchange plan.  Coleman Heaters,  STANDARD OIL  World renowned Chevron Supreme RPM  Oils, both standard and heavy duty������  Stove Oil -��� Fuel Oi I. 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Early Newspapers  To Be Microfilmed  THE Canadian Library Association has given the Daily Colonist of Victoria, B.C., top priority in a project to microfilm  the early newspapers of Canada,  it was announced by W. E. Ireland, B.C. provincial librarian  and archivist.  The association, which has  received a grant from the  Rockefeller Foundation to carry  out the microphotography, plans   Page Five  to   make   and   preserve   in   the  smallest possible space complete  records  of the  historically  in-  teresting pre-Confederation  newspapers. Present plans call  for filming the Colonist, the  oldest paper on the Pacific coast,  from its inception in 1858  through to 1871. Later volumes  may be similarly reproduced  when the initial project is completed.  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ��� FresH.Meats and  Vegetables  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  �����*���  NEXT  'S MOVIES  George Formby in  "I DIDN'T DO IT"  It's hilarious, so don't miss it.  IRVINES LANDING ��� Tuesday. August  12  BOWEN ISLAND ��� Wednesday, Aug. 13  SECHELT ��� Thursday? Aug. 14  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Friday. Aug. 15  Also shows at Sechelt Monday and Saturday  _f!!!H!IIIHI!!_i!l!HI!imi!  rA  Ready for Summer  Check Oyer These Warm  Weather Needs  ETIQUET DEODORANT  CREAM    __        39c  TANGEL     50c t_5^ ^1  ADRIENNE DEODORANT CREAM 40c  GRANTLY SUN GLASSES.  The new, distinctive  sun goggle in styles that flatter.   $ 1.00 to $ 1.95  POLAROID GOGGLES.   See the brow rest  non-breakable.    L  $1.95  CROOKES, WILLSONITE, CLIP-ONS _ 25c to $1.00  THERMOS BOTTLES. Pint __._ $1.19    Quart ___. $2.50  CAMERA FILMS. Verichrome and Super X, all sizes.  365 COLOGNES.   Cooling, refreshing.  COME ��� JOIN THE FUN ��� ATTEND THE  OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY AND  CELEBRATION FOR THE NEW WHARF  Saturday, August 16th  PARADE AT 2 P.M.  Support Community Effort  ANT AND ROACH POWDER with DDT.  Handy puffer package.  AEROSOL DDT BOMB, Junior   CHARM KURL.   Home permanent.    50c  _____ $1.35  ______ $1.35  I PLASTIC AIR CUSHION.   Ideal for boat, home,  1 or picnics.  I  g Mail and Bus Orders Handled Promptly  I LANG'S DRUGS  | GIBSONS LANDING  I "  ���� STORE HOURS during Jul]/ and August  ��f Weekdays ���- 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  m $aturdays ��� 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  ��� Closed    ��  llffillllHIIIBIilllilllllllllllSIIIHIIIIBJJJJ&lft Page Six  _THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C..  Friday, August 8,  1947  ll-J-U-B  Sfk  ** ��    *'.'.��.      I  XI  LABOR  DAY  September 1st.  -* -.���.'.-  Make It a Day at Garden Bay  SWIMMING AND DIVING  for Girls and Boys, Women and Men  ROWBOAT, POWER BOAT, SPEED BOAT RACING  LOG BUCKING AND LOG ROLLING CONTEST  WW  Contestants for both events must register with the secretary, Mrs. D.C.  BoutwelI, Madeira Park, one week in advance. Those wishing to take  part in the bucking contest must bring saws and do their own filing.  Other Events Will Be  SURF BOARD RACING  NOVELTY SPORTS, such as climbing greasy pole, etc.  Funny Clowns will entertain young and old.  to the music of the  in the evening in Irvines Landing Community Hall. Admission of 75c includes supper. Friday, August 8,  1947  HOW  amiable  are  Thy  tabernacles, O Lord of hosts!  Blessed  are they that  dwell  in Thy house: they will'be still  praising Thee.  Behold, O God our shield, and  look, upon the face of Thine  anointed.    For   a   day   in  Thy  courts is better than a thousand.  I had rather be a doorkeeper in  the house of my God, than to  dwell in the tents of wickedness.  For the Lord God is a sun and  shield: the Lord will gitre grace  and glory: no good thing will  He withhold from them that  walk uprightly.  O Lord of hosts, blessed is the  man that trusteth in Thee.  Psalm 84:1,4,9-12.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.   Page Seven  Official Opening  of the  GIBSONS WHARF  SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th  Parade and Crowning of Gibson's Queen, in which  decorated cars, trucks and boats are invited to  take part.  PRIZES  Open Air Dance In Evening  For further particulars,  please contact  A. C. HILL, Gibsons  SELMA PARK  4-room house on waterfront,  furnished.  WEST SECHELT  4-room house, completely furnished,   14  acres,  cash or terms.  WATERFRONT LOTS  at Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek, West Sechelt,  .   Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour.  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West Pender Street  Vancouver, B.C. ;   PA. 3348  .���"���y  ' "' 'or .���:������'',  E. W. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 4-C  (.'���':  Excess Profits Tax Act  Standard! Profits Claims  N O TIC E  Recent amendments to the above Act provide that all  f standard profits claims must be filed with the Department of National Bevenue before 1st September, 1947.  {. All applications are required to be in such form and  y contain such information as may be prescribed by the  \ Minister and the Minister may reject an application  I that is -not made in such form or that does hot contain  ! such information. v  [. The prescribed forms (S.P.I) are available at all Dis-  I tHct Income Tax offices of the Dominion Government.  All pertinent information required on the form must  be included or attached thereto in schedule form. Tentative or incomplete forms or those filed after 31st  August, 1947, will not be accepted.  Department of National Revenue  Ottawa  James J. McCami, M.D.,  Minister of National Revenue.  By EARLE GRAY  THURSDAY night, July 31, Bob  Kean celebrated his birthday. For this special' event a  beach party was given in his  honor. Friends gathered in  froht of the Union Store. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable  time trying to eliminate the ice  cream, cake and hot dogs. We  all joined* in the sing-song  which was led by the strain of  Morris Hemstreet's guitar, and  accompanied by his lusty voice.  A full moon flooded the  water and everyone tried to  swim in the golden path of the  moon-light. The water was  delightfully warm.  Among those present were:  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kean, Sr.,  Mr. and Mrs. Gowland with  daughter, Elaine, Mr. and Mrs.  Hemstreet, Phyllis, Dick and  John Clayton, Mrs. Brooker.  Jean McRae, Mr. and Mrs. Aiten,  Faye Wood, Neil Hanson, Mrs.  Doyle, Mr. and Mrs. Kline, and  last of all, yours truly.  * *    *  Birthday parties seem quite  in vogue at present. Saturday.  August 2, Jackie Powers celebrated   his   eleventh   birthday  with a beach party.  * ���#    *  If you should see a dignified  looking gentleman around West  Sechelt who looks like Mr.  Arnold minus the white beard,  don't' worry; it is Mr. Arnold  minus, his white beard. In a  recent operation with a razor  Mr. Arnold had his beard removed. -, As to whether he  looks better with or without the  beard is a subject of much controversy, arid the question is,  "To beard or not to beard?"  Perhaps a vote by the residents  of West Sechelt would solve the  problem. At afiy rate the Arnolds afe*! gathering opinions  before deciding whether or not  Mr. Arnold grows a beard again.  * *    ���  New residents of West Sechelt  are Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Mac-  Rea, formerly of Capilano River,  West Vancouver. ' Mr. MacRea  has been chief engineer aboard  Frank Waterhouse's freighter,  SS. Eastholme for a number of  years. They have taken up  residence on the former Finlay  property where they expect to  make their permarient home.  On Tuesday Mr. and Mrs. W.  Gray were up here from Milner,  B.C., to visit the former's brother, Alex Gray and family.  * *    *  The beginning of another  month finds new changes in the  summer cabins. Now occupying  "Lee  Side"   are  Mr. and  Mrs.  Kieth  Killick,  and  son  David.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Wilson with son  and daughter, Ernie and Barbara, Mrs. Cooksly and Mr. and  Mrs.  Cooksly  Sr.  have  moved  GIBSONS  MARINE   SALES  .(Next  door  to   Sea  Bus  office)  In. Stock at City Prices . . .  XNBOARDS ��� OUTBOARDS  ACCESSORIES  Agents for Brig_fs & Strattoa  -KB  Br. Leo Friesen  B.A., M.D., L.M.C.C.  PHYSICIAN AND  SURGEON  V 603 E. 15th Ave.  Corner of Kingsway  and 15th Ave.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  y    Phone FA. 3150  By  MRS.  ERICKSON  SOMEWHAT short of news this  issue as have been visiting  Les and Joan Wilkinson at  "Tassoo Bay", Pender Harbour,  this week. Alf Erickson was initiated into the profitable pastime known to fishermen as  "herring Jiggling," a lucky evening, about twenty pounds of  nice fat herring, was the catch���  sorry all gone now. It is impossible to describe the beauty of  this spot, a maze of islands,  coves, bays, and landing stages  for the many boats of every description. During our visit several fine craft from Washington  and Oregon cruising after the  power boat races held recently/.  * *   *  A surprise visit from brother  Prutt recently, on his way up  from Vancouver to Toba Inlet.  Charlie Royal also here packing  his furniture to take the Union  boat from Irvines Landing.  Gladys and the two boys are  house guests of the Sid. Smiths  and expect to leave by next  boat, which goes into the camp  direct.  * *  *  We hope soon to have,the antique door-knocker in place at  Trail's End, as "Bernini" has  already given it some publicity  in   Redmans'    cottage,    "Fern-  wood," for the month.  * ��� *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Art Redman  with son Barry left for Vancouver for a two weeks' holiday.  Miss  Elsie  and Nellie  Lamb  are occupying Howie's cottage,  "Breamar"   with   their   sister,  Mrs.   Margaret   Troupe.     The  - Lambs have been vacationing at  West Sechelt for several years.  * *    *  Guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. W.  MacDonald are Mrs. W. Ross  and son Douglas.   They are up  from Vancouver for four weeks.  * *    *  The Berry family had a happy  reunion on Sunday when J. H.  Berry, father of Wally Berry,  Mr. and Mrs. T. Holme, sister  and brother-in-law, and Mrs. E.  Vagg of Montana were here for  the day. The reunion looked  like a happy gathering of the  clans.  * *    *  Mrs. Oswald Miniato is home  vacationing from Toronto. She  is staying with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. J. A. Evans. Mrs.  Miniato expects to leave for  London, England, shortly where  Mr. Miniato has accepted a position with the Shell Oil Co.  sje        if        $t  Mr. and Mrs. Mikkelson,  friends of Mary Evans, are staying at Glendlough for two  weeks' holiday with Mrs. Mik-  kelson's parents, Mr. and Mrs.  J. W. Birch of Vancouver. The  Mikkelsons come from Wynd-  ham, Ohio. They made the trip  to Vancouver by car and trailer.  Mrs. Mikkelson and Mary Evans  are old school pals having attended school together in Vancouver..  * *    *  ���'* Laurie Evans and Don Finlayson had an interesting trip  up Jervis Inlet in Laurie's sailboat, leaving here on Tuesday,  July 2,9, and returning the following Monday.  GIBSONS ��� Plans are going  ahead for the official opening of the new Gibsons wharf,  scheduled to take place August  A16. Dominion, and possibly provincial officials will be present,  and two of the oldest residents  of the community, James Fletcher, who came here in 1887, and  "Chuck" Wyngarden, son-in-  law of George Gibson, founder  of the settlement.  A Canadian Legion Band  from Vancouver is expected to  provide music for the occasion,  and an interesting feature of the  full program is to be added by  the presence of Gibsons' first  queen, who is to be chosen by  popular acclaim prior to the  opening.  ���inspection is invited later���no  crowbars please.  *   *   *  Prutt saw Ernie King just  back from a successful tour  with his band. Virgel Lane  says "Hello" to old friends.  NOTICE  SELMA PARK  HAIRDRESSING SHOP  will be closing  for alterations from  August 9 to Sept. 2  DOLLY JONAS  DUFFY'S  other  TAVERN  ot  WAKEFIELD  The elite meet to eat  across the street/'  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  HARRY'S SHOE  RENEW  Complete Shoe Rebuilding  *  Scissors and Knives  Sharpened  ���  H. .REITER  Madeira Park  a  ARE   YOU  COVERED?  ��  see  FOR  P. G. McPhei-son  At Gibsons  ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  AND REAL ESTATE Page Eight  !ugs Beat Fire  n Timber Loss  THE   extent   to   which   British  Columbia's   forests   are   annually depleted by insects and  fire is a matter for concern and  action,  declared  H.  M.   Lewis,  chairman of the Canadian Pulp  and Paper Association.   By far  the greater of these destroyers  is insects.   They take an annual  toll of 401,000,000 board feet of  standing   timber.     The  annual  depletion by  fire  is  less  than  300,000,000   board   feet.     Leaf  eating insects like the hemlock  looper and the spruce bud worm  lay waste to thousands of acres  of forest in the coast areas. Bark  beetles  destroy  huge  areas  of  the pine species in the interior.  In some cases these ravages extend over hundreds of miles.  "STEPS IMPERATIVE"  Now that British Columbia's  forest lands have been placed  on a basis of sustained yield  management it is more imperative than ever that steps be  taken to prevent and adequately  combat this costly depletion of  our forest resources.  "Considering British Columbia produces 45 per cent of  Canada's total forest cut,  this  MARSHALL  BROS.  PLUMBING  and   HEATING  Servicing West Howe Sound  and  Sechelt Peninsula  .   GIBSONS  LANDING  J  LAIRD'S  General Store  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES. MEATS.  FRUITS. VEGETABLES  CAS  [Qvc Staiutefdof Q��di%  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  Hill's Machine  Shop  Gibsons Landing  Marine and Automotive  Repairs  Precision  Machinists  Arc and Acetylene Welding  Oil Burners Installed  and Repaired  By INEZ WILLISON  Tin    iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriminmniiiniiiiniiiiiii iiniiiiii ii  MR. R. Sinclair has returned  after four days on business in  Vancouver. This was the maiden voyage with his new boat,  The Dip. Mr. Sinclair is pleased  with his boat and I should think  with himself for the fine work  at building the boat.  * #    *  Mr. Fred Thomason has returned after two weeks' stay in  Vancouver.  * *    *  .Mr. Thomas Ramsay has left  for Vancouver on business.  * *    *  Wood Bay will be a lively  place during the month of  August. There will be a religious camp rally with about  200 people from several places  in the U.S.A. and Canada.  *������-    -������ ���    ��� ������   -  ������^__________  depletion by pests is a matter  of national importance," Mr.  Lewis said. "In this regard it  is apparent the firs$ step for  more efficient insect control in  our forests is the establishment  of a Dominion entomological  station in British Columbia. In  this respect eastern Canada is  well equipped yet in spite of  the steady expansion of the  forest industries in this province  the Dominion government has  not yet seen fit to take such  control and preventative measures," he concluded.  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.\  Canada Building  Nine Ships for China  ALUMINUM   wiir feature   the  design   and   construction   of  nine ships building in Canada  for operation  on the Yangstze  Kiang, one of China's most important     arterial     waterways.  The  superstructure,  bulkheads,  window frames, doors and furniture   will   be   made   of   this  metal, in order to < save weight  and provide for additional pay-  load.   Five of the ships are being built at Levis, Que., and the  other    four    at    Quebec   City.  Provision  for  the  construction  of    these    vessels    was    made  through the establishment of a  credit  in  favour  of  the  Ming  Sung Industrial Co. Ltd., whose  commitments are guaranteed by  the    Central    Government    of  China.       Arrangements  v were  made    with    three    Canadian  banks to obtain a credit of $12,-  750,000 under the Export Credits   Insurance   Act.   Friday. August 8,  1947  officials or Secretary Ida Rae,  Pacific National Exhibition Exhibition Park, Vancouver.  HANDCRAFT of B.C. Indians,  always a stellar attraction,  and especially to tourists, will  be on competitive display. in  the Pacific National Exhibition,  Aug. 25 to Sept. 1.  Three classes are open to  group and individual work from  Indian schools. Prize money is  also offered to the best agency  exhibit, and prizes awarded for  individual entries of large and  small baskets, totems and carvings, sweaters and bead, buckskin and birchbark work.  Entries close Aug. 11> Entey  forms and information may be  secured from Indian department  The first assault on North  Africa required 110 tons of  maps.  It Happened At  WAKEFIELD  One of our patron's claims  to have wired the Northern Lights . . .  He also knows the length  of a short circuit.  EAT ACROSS THE  STREET  The first collected edition of  Chaucer's work appeared in  August, 1642.  SELMA PARK  General Store  *   and  Post Qffiee  Groceries, Hardware  Softdrinks, Magazines  Fresh Fruits and Vegetables  FRED WILLOWS  Proprietor  Bank or Montreal    *$( OANH"  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*. Rates  and facilities exactly similar to those at Carrall and  Hastings Branch.  Tuesday���10:45 a.m.���2:30 p.m.  Friday--10:45 a.m.���2:30 p.m.  Ask for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Services of the Bank of Montreal".  3M  m  Forget Your Cares m4  ���:\ ?���������&���' -'tis .    ><; ������������M  ma  Attend the Opening Celebration  ��� ���  OF THE  NEW GIBSONS WHARF  41  Watch the Parade go by  at 2 p.m.  Witness the ceremonies and the  crowning of the queen.  Enjoy a concert by the  SALVATION ARMY  and other  INTERESTING EVENTS  ���n  ��� ^yZ-Z-Z'- ?m5:y 3:~^'  :,.y;Z-LZ^MUs,s:sy     ���. ���  ���"���;- "Z\ '-.;/y;..-v ;5V**fyfe;~:ZZz'''^':^-z ������  ^yfi/O^U��;ffi%w:&^��fp yy#$<K&; ' :  \>zy $?$&^3$M&W��^0&> "������'  ii-^:y^yzzziZ:\:yvz^yyz^y$yzz:j''  ���   " ^i'��&%��S_��^;&&S_iS^^^ %V  W^^^^^y'-'..  vV'V-.i  GIBSONS LANDING  \z$0$&y:-izyyyy-

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