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Array 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, Gran-,  thams Landing, Egmont, Hopkins  Landing, Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  F17B3_ZSHSS BIT THE  COAS* HEWS, 3&2MIWB3��  Business Office: Half Moon Bay, E. C. l?atiom.l Advertising- Office: 2��owell Biver, ��. C.  Vol. Ill ��� No.  Halfmoon Bay, B. C. Friday, September 19, 1947 5c per copy. $2.50 per year, by mail.  ensnsuia  Trad  e  LINES'  SCHEDULE CHAN6E  Board Seeks Mile High way  STILL unsettled is the controversy over obtaining power  and light for between 300 and  500 residents of Sechelt peninsula who are cut off from the  regular power supply.  'The  letters  published  below  were sent to The News by the  Siechelt    Peninsula    Board    of  Tradey whose secretary, M. Al-  l|h, says: "It is apparent from  the text of these letters that the  residents   of   the   areas   above  those how supplied by the B.C.  Power Commission, are expected to manage indefinitely with-  -out-powev or light.    ~~~^~^J  y     "Until the road is completed  ; between Halfmoon Bay arid.the  : ��� existing   Sechelt-Pender   flar-  y hour road, along the coast route,  the Power Commission do not  intend extending their service  very much beyond its present  -'������limits.   -y ������'';. "���������.: ^���;V".;':;;;'f .'-  . "There is therefore little prospect of the road being completed," continues the Board of  Trade spokesman, "as stated in  the division' superintendents  letter."  ONLY ONE MILE  "Since the "time/ thesfe4?teplies^  to our enquiries were received, -  the whole question has been reviewed and the area gone over,"  the secretary adds, "and we find  that private enterprises have  already finished yth�� roael from  Halfmoon    Bay    tb    Welcbme  I Beach, leaving one mile only to  be completed yto Connect (with  the present Sechelt - Pender  Harbour highway,, ��� y  "If this road could be finished  (approximately   o^ of  road work! between 300 and 500  people would be potential users  of light ahd poweisj ^ This one  mile of unfinished y^ghway is .  the "bottle neck" that holds up  light and power for miles of the  peninsula area and retards the  ydevelopment | of the; district,  either Ite residential br commercial purposes."  TELEPHONE SERVICE  Excerpts frphi theiffirst letter  in question, written in July, reveal the efforts made by the  Secheli Board of Trade to dis- .  cover what appropriations were  being made by the, government  telegraph service;, for extension  of telephony facilities \ in; the  peninsula area;  "In partictilar this council is  perturbed in respect to the laying of a telephone line along the  existing highway between  Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay,  which it seems will necessarily  ���have to be abandoned in the  hear future when the coast line  road through Redroofs and Welcome Pass is completed," the ,  letter concludes.  R. G. Bishop, division superintendent of the government  telegraph service, made the fol*  lowing reply to the board:  "With reference to your letter  of the seventh instant. While  your new telephone facilities  were still in the engineering  stage and before any surveys  or blueprints were made, the  communication    engineer    was,  SEA Bus Lines, Ltd. announces  a slight. change in their  sailing schedule. The sea buses  will pick up passengers at  Granthams first ori their departures for Fisherman's Cove. This  change will bring advantages to  both ports of call. It will ensure seats for the passengers  leaving from Granthams, and  will give a straight run to Fisherman's for the larger number  boarding at Gibsons.  STUDY SOILS AND  REFORESTATSON  GIBSONS ���The   launch   "B.C.  _     _        Forest    Service"    made   this  established      pnhli�� 3j^J^y--~harbou^its portof-call recently.  exists    between    the     Captain George McHugh, skip-  instructed to go to Victoria and  check with the provincial government regarding prospects of  a highway being built between  Redroofs and Welcome Pass  along the coast route. At that  time we were assured that there  was no money available and  little prospects of the road being built in the future.  "Maintenance is a major item.  We cannot consistently build  communication lines into spots  where we know beforehand  . maintenance will be impractical  and circuit, outage excessive,  especially where a gazetted and  already  points involved.  "Approximately 30 years ago  the department built a communication system between  Gibson's Landing and Port Mellon on the strength of appropriate advice that a highway would  be immediately built along the  route of the department's right-  of-way. That line is still in  operation and is being maintained. The road is not yet  built.  "If and when a highway is  built    between    Redroofs    and  ^elcome.PassiitjWjU^be a com-  ~paratively> reasy^raatteifrrto build  a spur line from either end to  take care of local communication requirements."  A second letter sent by the  Board of Trade to the minister  of public works ^requested details of the government program  ������yr.e.lative..''-.'-i6' the maintenance,  improvement and extension of  roads in the area from Wilson  Creek to Irvines Landing.  A reply from H. C. Atiderson,  chief engineer, fdllowS:y  "lam directed to acknowledge  receipt bf your letter of the 7th  instant with respect to road expenditures made iri your district  and in reply regret having to  advise you it is not possible to  supply you with: this informa-  '���; tion, biit all the details will apr  pear   in  the   minister's  annual  , report to be presented to the  legislature at the next session of  the house."  Gulf Wing and Movie  Pases Won at Social  HALFMOON BAY ��� The six-  month pass on the Gulf Wing  was won by Horace Johnson of  Universal Timber-Products, and  the six-month pass on the  movies was won by E. Heskin  of Selma Park. Their names  were drawn Iduring the social  evening held at Redroofs Mori-  day.  This and several future events  will be arranged to assist the  building oif Marian hall which  will soon be open for use. The  committee wish to thahk Jim  Cooper for his cd-operation in  placing Redroofs at their disposal. Everyone present had a  good time particularly the children. The refreshments were  served by Mrs. Gus Schneider,  Mrs. Carl Miniato and Miss  Mary Evans. These social evenings will be sponsored by St.  Vincent's Missions.  ner of the vessel^ stated that the  visit was in the nature of a  dual purpose business trip.  Two groups,were carried on  the ship on this trip, soil cul-  turists and forest engineers.  The first group is making a  study of soils throughout the  coast with the purpose of determining what trees to reforest  in each partictilar area to obtain  maximum results. The second  group is visiting the experimental patches of this area, one  of which is on the Wilson Road,  May Have  lobster Industry  AN  INDICATION that  British  Columbia may soon have a  lobster industry was shown this  week in reports that these shell  fish are living and reproducing  in Pacific coast waters.  The lobsters were imported  from the.Atlantic more than a  year ago, and planted near  Lasquiti Island by B. C. Packers  Ltd.  So far it has been established  that the colony is living and  thriving and has produced eggs.  If the young multiply successfully from now on it will mean  a new fishing industry for B.C.  Fisheries officials estimate it  will take several years to prove  conclusively that the experiment will succeed. But, they  say the fact that the, crustaceans  are reproducing is trie first major success.     ;  Reader Asks Advice  In Bear Situation  Editor, Coast News.  Dear Sir,���I am writing you  for some advice which I hope  you or your subscribers might  be able to supply me in a very  embarrassing situation.  I find after building my house  that it is constructed on a bear  near Elphinstone Bay,  to note     trail andthat Ihave tojget up  .the* growth of timber in each fof  these spots.  The "Forest Service" has just  returned from an extended voyage along the west coast of .Vancouver Island, where landing  parties carried out ���', surveys  concerning the potential timber of that area.        , y   . -  severaltimes: each night to open  the doors '-to* ;��� Kv^e bears  through, ������;;;': y*::'" ���' *������'''���'���  ; With winter ahead do you  think I - should install revolving  doors or just wear my Stan-  field's underwear to bed?  : Jack McGoon,  Middle Point  Crowned  ueen  By MRS. S. WfcGILL  PORT MEILLON ��� Our Labor  Day celebration, sponsored by  the local union, 297, was at huge  success. The president,; Mr.  Chris Wood, arid members  worked very hard to make the  closing event of the season one  to be remembered by all.  The stand for the crowning of  the queen was decorated in Sorg  Pulp colors by the Wpirien's  Service Club, and we would  like to give them our y��fce of  thanks.  Our retiring queen, Miss E.  Arrowsmith, crowned Miss M.  Stevensy queen for the coming  year. They were gowned in  ; long white'dresses \ ahd carried  bouquets of asters. The ladies-  in-waiting were Shirley Arrow-  smith and Anita D'Huost; flower girls were Sharon D'Arcy and  Sharon Nordman and all were  wearing white dresses and  carrying bouquets of daisies.  The crown bearer dressed in a  white uniform was little Gordon y Wilson. A'presentation to  the queen was made by Mr.  Chris Wood.  It was a pleasure to have Mr.  H. Lewis, generaly manager of  Sorg: Prilp Co., present prizes  and address the co-i-munity:  Mrs. yLewis, Miss Nancy Lewis  and Mr. Pronger, professor of  languages at the U.B.C. also attended.* ���;'  '������;.Mr. C. Wood gave an address  on behalf of Port Mellon.  .'���;. Prizes were donated for those  haying the most points in the  sports events: Lottie Hostland  and Marry Williamson, seniors;  Olga W a le. n k y iand BUlie  Nicholls, juniors. 7The gameis of  chance were well attended. Free  ice cream, pop and hot zdQg��  went to all the children,    -y  A softball game between .New  Westminster Army and Navy  Vets and Port Mellon was playr  ed at 6:30 p.m. Oiir boys lost  to the visitors 12 to 2. A dance  in the evening ended a wonderful day.  SQUAftllSK &AKER  PASSES TUESDAY  THE  DEATH  occurred   at his  Vancouyer home, Sept. 16, of  William     James    Prendergast,  : formerly of Squamish.  Operating the bakery in  Squamish for many years, Mr.  Prendergast retired about two  years agb. He was a member  of Mount Garibaldi Lodge No.  127, A.F. & A.M., of Squamish.  Funeral services were held on  -Friday, Sept. 19/ interment being in Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby.  INDUSTRIAL expansion has  been so great that demand for  workers now exceeds the supply. The usual seasonal upswing in employment was delayed this year because of the  late spring. As a result, seasonal  pressure was intensified during-  July and early August in all industries, vand the accompanying  demand for workers has created  *  a labor^shortage of almost wartime proportions.  There were 93,000 unplaced  ^applicants registered with the  : irrational Employment Service  at^iAugust 14. Applicants are  2,0(mf|^;than the vacancies on  file; thisfiabpr shortage .will become even more acute next  month since peak activity is not  usually reached until the end  of; September when agriculture,  manufacturing, construction and  transportation are working at  top capacity. 'The. August 14  figure for unplaced applicants  -is;l9,0d0beldW the July 10 level,  and 56,000 less than one year  ago. By sex, there were 65,000  male and 28,000 female applicants, as against 79,000 and 33,-  000, respectively, a month ago.  Unfilled vacancies totalled  95,000 at August 14, as compared with 91,000 at July 10. By  sex, there were 62,000 unfilled  vacancies for men and 33,000 for  women.  SUITABLE JOBS  The current situation spotlights the problem of matching  workers with the jobs available.  Geographical dislocation in a  country the size of Canada is  one"��� great obstacle^���.while industries^ in ; Ontario arid Quebec  ; need workers desperately^ a  surplus of labour still exists in  the Maritime and Pacific  regions.  Another factor is that much  of the labour surplus now is  composed of partially-qualified, physically unfit or older  workers, who do not meet employers' specifications. Primary  industries throughout the country are campaigning for workers, but so few are available for  this type of employment that  immigration policies are warmly supported as a solution.  In the Pacific region there  were 14,000 unplaced applicants  and 7,000 unfilled vacancies at  August 14. Seasonable expansion in primary industries,,  which support the bulk of this  region's employment, is straining manpower resources. The  excellent state of labour man-  yagemerit relations has enabled:  moist negotiations to be completed without work stoppages,,  and this has contributed greatly  to the high level of general employment.  The mining industry is desperately in need of workers; if  several hundred hardrock miners could be obtained, they  would create jobs for many  hundreds of unskilled men.  Training programs instituted by  a few large operator*, are making some contribution to the  skilled ; labour pool, but high  turnover to a degree offsets this  effort. The farm labour situation is well under control.  8��*S��Slc  0 9 TEHC&OIA Page Two  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. ���..  Friday, September .9, 1947  (Uke Coast Mems -  .  4_3__LJHJr   W   JHUiJ__.il/  3 Lines  (15 Words)   for 35c     3  Insertions  (same ad)  60c  2xtra words, above .15-word min., 2c each. Cash with ordei.  Notices,  Engagements. Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS - - - BIG RESULTS!  MISCELLANEOUS  TYPEWRITERS for sale or rent.  Office equipment and supplies. Personalized Christmas  Cards. Les Peterson, local  Coast News Office, Gibsons.   11  FOR SALE  EIGHT saddle horses, with  or  without gear.    Apply J. Mc-  Cance, Gower Point Road, Gibsons.        _ 11  FOR SALE  BOAT, 30x9, sound condition,  Chrysler engine, practically  new, fish boat type, two cabins.  $2,500. W. P. Pieper, Irvine's  Landing. tf  WANTED  DEALER for Watkins Products  Wanted. To cover the district  from and including Roberts  Creek east. Must have car. For  further information apply The  J. R. Watkins Company, 1010  Alberni St., Vancouver, B.C.   11  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 OR9ER��� ,  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  Not only magpies and crows,  but also bald eagles carry trinkets to their nests.  WANTED  1   PLOW  and   1   disc.     Lloyd  Davies, R.R.  No.  1,  Gibsons,  B.C. 12  FOR SALE  27 FT. 7x3 hand troller, 5 Vivian.   J. Shellett, Gibsons, B.C.  12  Beasley's  General  Merchants  We Have a Good  Selection of  Supersilk  Hosiery  Leckie's Work  Boots  and Scampers  Standard Oil Products  Bus Stop  HALFMOON  BAY  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  FOR SALE ������'  GOATS. Four does, with very  fine registered buck. Saanen.  $50 the lot. Roberts, "Sunray,"  Nelson Island, P.O. Hardy  Island. "' 12  ^ FOR SALE     ~~~    ~~  EXTENSION dining table, $10;  five oak dining room chairs,  $26;  kitchen table, $6.    G.  D.  Phillips, Sechelt, B.C. 1  FOR SALE  16'x40' 8^-log cedar float, as is,  $60.   I will build small house *  on same for suitable purchaser.  Apply I. J. McKechnie, "Middle  Point," Halfmoon Bay, B.C.   12  * The St. Mary's Journal-  Argus thinks these wild stories  of "flying saucers" in the press  are somewhat unethical, adding:  "Printing of what appears to be  authentic reports' of these imaginary phenomena being seen  can do little else but discredit  newspapers and those who produce them."  Les Peterson  GIBSONS  Next to Shoe Renew  LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE���COAST NEWS  Business and Personal Printing  Office Equipment and Supplies  Typewriter Sales and Rentals  SEA BUS LINES LTD.  -������:.��� GIBSONS LDG. ,  iNOTICE OF CHANGE TO WINTER TIMETABLE  Effective Oct, 1st  TWO ROUND TRIPS DAILY  Lv. Granthams Ldg. ________���.  LV. GIBSONS :____. -  LV. FISHERMAN'S COVE  Lv. Granthams Ldg, ���'_   LV. GIBSONS    :_   LV. FISHERMAN'S COVE  7:50 sum.  8:00 A.M.  9:30 A.M.  2:30 p.m.  2:45 P.M.  4:00 P.M.  Objection to this proposed timetable may be filed with the  Public Utilities Commission, Central Building, Victoria, B.C.  By MARGARET DUNCAN  MR.   AND   Mrs.   Falconer left  Sunday, Sept. 7 on a buying trip.  We are looking forward to the  results.  ��� *    *    *  Mrs. R. E. Wilson went to  Vancouver on Sunday for a  short trip. She returned Thursday  night  with her  grandson,  Steven.  * *    *  Mr. Bill and Gordon Cochran  were visiting Mr. L. C. Wray  prior to going to work for Johnson & Borup Logging Co.  * *    *  Johnson & Borup Logging Co.  began logging Sept. .4 at Sakinaw Lake.  * *    *  Mr. R. E. Wilson left Tuesday  on the Jervis Express for Vancouver.  * *    *  Mr. Ernie Brenton, the en-  ineer on the forestry boat  "Hemlock," went to,Vancouver  on the Gulf Wing. He was on  his way to be married and  seemed to be either nervous or  impatient while waiting for the  boat, I'm not sure which.  * *    *  Mrs. L. C. Wray returned on  Sunday with her son, Richard,  a beautiful five-pound eiglit-  ounce boy, and did daddy ever  look proud?  * *    *  Mrs. G. Huston is away on a  visit this week.  * *    *  Miss Myrtle Edwardson arrived home on the Gulf Wing  Wednesday.      Welcome    home,  Myrtle.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Ken Williamson  have moved into the Gooldrup  house.   It seems strange to see...  the place lit up again at night.  ��� *    *    *  Mrs. Gilbert Gooldrup and  children flew home from Skidi-  gate. Mr. Gooldrup was only a  few days behind them coming  down in his own boat.  *���*���'���  Tel. T.O. L. H. Glassford and  his shipmate Tel. T.O. R. R. McPherson of the H.M.C.S. Stada-  cona, Halifax, N.S., visited the  Harbour   during   their   30-day  leave.  *.���*.*.  L. H. Glassford (better known  to us as Lloyd) was visiting his .  sister, Mrs. L. C. Wray. Lloyd  is the son of Mr. R. Glassford,  one of our former forest rangers  and well remembered by us all.  We only wish you could have  stayed longer but 30 days are  all too short when you* have to  get around to see everyone in  that time.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Lee returned Thursday night from  Toba Inlet.    They had a very  good trip.  * *    *  Miss C. Woulds, Irvines Landing school teacher, is away for  the week-end.  Dedicatory Services  of the  Pentecostal Tabernacle  Gibsons Landing  SUNDAY^ SEPTEMBER 21  Services will be conducted at  ,   2 p.m. and 7:30 p,m.  REV. C: B. SMITH  General SuDeririterident  arid   '.'"'"'���������.  REV. P. S. JONES  Provincial Superintendent  of the Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada. Guest Speakers  A warm welcome awaits you!  By MRS. S. McGILL  ���^'���'"���"���''iiiiiiimi ii in iimnnTnTTMnmii minim urn  THE engagement has been announced of Miss Peggy Wiren  to Mr. B. DeBoeck.    The wedding is to take place in the near  future.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. G. Morrison  have returned home after holidaying in the Cariboo.  * *   . *  Mr. and Mrs. Pat James drove  to Chicago and came home by  air after holidaying there.  * *    *  The Port Mellon all stars defeated Britannia Mines two  games out of three to take the  Howe Sound championship.  * ' *    *  Mr. Robert McGill and Mr.  Bill Onishenko toured the  Okanagan valley and Washington, during their holidays.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. C. Wood leave  on Sept. 10 for Milwaukee to attend the pulp and paper convention.  Yard Goods Shop  also  Ladies' Shoes, Children's  Now At Your Service  GIBSONS  Prepare Your  for the  longer evenings.  Have it checked NOW!  W. G.Fortt  Wilson Creek Garage Ltd.  WILSON   CREEK  "ARE   YOU  COVERED?"  see  P. G. McPherson  At Gibsons  FOR ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE'  AND REAL ESTATE  Use News Ad-Briefs To Sell!  ��� ������������������ -i-  We are proud to be able to offer Home Protexa1  Service because we know that it ensures for your  car the finest care possible. It enables us to give  your car regular complete lubrication; to keep a  careful check on tires, battery, radiator, lights; to  protect the finish on your car. And it provides us  with careful records so that we can remind you at  regular intervals of work that should be done.  Home Protexa I Service can keep your car in top  condition.  Drive  in  today and  give .w^'lrlai,;  HOWE  G&S  WILSON CREEK  ���     I THE COAST NEWS, Half moon Bay. B. C.  Page Three  By LES PETERSON  Announcing a.New  FOR  SECHELT  Graham Collison who successfully operated his own  barber shop for two years at Port Alice, will now  set up temporary quarters next to Pearson and  Sawyer office. Later when permanent quarters are  built he will install pool" tables as well as a barber  shop.  NIMRODS! Try to beat this one  for a fish story. The other  day, while doing some work on  his float, C. P. Smith, Harbormaster, noticed something  splashing in the water near him.  His son, Harry, local Union  Steamships agent, arrived on  the scene and succeeded in  hauling a fish from the water  with a pike pole. A Cohoe, it  had apparently been attempting  to dislodge a hook that was embedded in its mouth. It weighed 27% pounds. Mr. Smith is  no doubt battling callers who  claim that the huge answer to  the meat shortage was the big  one that got away the night before.  *    *    *  If you see a very neat-looking truck coming toward you it  could be the new B.C. Power  Commission's service truck,  with Fred Mills at the wheel.  And if you look back and see  FARMERS  POULTRYMEN  Our best information is:  ���  ."��� '  'i   .; ' "-������    ' ..*'���   ;���������'-. : ������_-.-��� '.'' \  1. That the FEED-GRAIN CROP in the Prairies is limited;  2. That the Eastern Canada Feed Grain Crop is SHORT;  3. That the Eastern Farmers are buying heavily in the West NOW.  The Immediate Purchase of  FEED GRAINS  and  Well Selected, High Germination  i  is worthy of your serious consideration and  ACTION!  BRITISH COLOMBIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  J. B. MONRO, :  Deputy Minister.  FRANK PUTNAM,  Minister.  120-A  what appears to be a cross between an egg crate and an army  mess-tin, it could be the back  of the same vehicle. Leave us  have a nice neat buggy throughout, Power Commission.  * . *    *  Jim Malyea, old-time resident  of Gibsons, satisfied an ambition of half a lifetime recently  when he took his first airplane  ride. Last ��� Thursday morning  a new Piper Club Cruiser of  Associated Air Taxis Ltd. pulled in to the new wharf at Gibsons and took Mr. Malyea to  Vancouver. It was the first  trip, not only for the old-timer,  but also for the plane, for Mr.  Malyea was its first fare.  * *    *  Henrietta Hilda Carson and  Cecil Kenneth Chamberlain  were married at the court  house, Vancouver, Saturday  morning, September 13.  The bride wore a gold and  black suit with a corsage of gardenias. She was attended by  her sister, Jean Georginia  Wyatt dressed in blue with a  corsage of carnations. Best man  was Allister Gordon Wyatt.  The bridal party came to Gibsons in the afternoon.  * *    *  "Blacksmith   Earle"   Bingley  and   "Pulpwood   Mike"   Goriuk  each   spent   short   stretches   in  hospital in the big city recently.  Earle had himself a time with  one of his legs, and Mike had a  small appendix operation. How-,  ever, the Village Blacksmith is  already back at the job, and*  Mike will probably be bucking  up pulpwood long before he-  is supposed to.  * *    *  Visitors over the week-end at  the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack  McCance were Mr. and Mrs. E.  McCance, Gail McCance and.  Miss Patricia Gail. While together, the three brothers McCance sallied forth in commemoration of the opening of the  hunting season, and did bring  home a spike buck to grace the  board. Moral ��� the McCance  household will not fear the  nasty meat shortage for some  time to come.  * *    *  Mrs. Bob Clarke and her two  sons, of Vancouver, had a visit  with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Winn  while Mr. Clarke was away on  a business trip.  * *    *  The Gibsons School Hall is  being rejuvenated both within  and without. John Cattanach,  builder, is in charge of the operation. To date the exterior of  the building has been given a  painting, and lining of the interior is well under way.  Invest Now  For Increased  Production  with a  DURO Pump  And you'll never regret one cent of the cost. Time  and labour saved alone will be a big factor in  deciding profits at the end of the year. Pumps  clean fresh water to your stock and poultry and will  increase their production making extra profits &  ' certainty.  EM CO  For Modern Bathroom  Fixtures and  Fittings.  Designed for style  and utility.  We will gladly help you  decide the right size pump  lor your particular need.  FOR SALES AND SERVICE ON ALL  YOUH NEEDS. CALL  VETERAN'S PLUMBING  F. Muir  PHONE 9511  WESTVIEW- B.C.  Ed Devaii  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO., LIMITED  1038 Homer Street, Vancouver, B_C  a-tinr Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  The circumference of the  earth around the equator is 24,-  902 miles.  leneral Sfme  at the Wharf  Halfmoon Bay  GROCERIES, MEATS,  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  Standard��. Qu��_\itj  FULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  charter service  Turtles return unerringly to  their homes if removed many  miles.  By CAROLA  WE HAVE evidence of the appeal of this country in the return of former residents, Mr.  and Mrs. Alex Anderson and  their son Wilson. Alex is our  new school bus driver and has  purchased   property   from   Mr.  Dunn.  * *    * ���  Mrs. Kay Soanes was up for  the week-end as guest of Mr.  and Mrs. A. M. Lowe. Kay was  at home to the many friends she  made as a former resident.  * *    *  The board of directors of the  V.O.N. Elphinstone branch met  Sept. 11 at the home of Mrs. J.  Newman. Sechelt, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Gibsons,  Granthams Landing and Hopkins Landing were represented.  * *    *  The regular monthly meeting  of the V.O.N. Auxiliary, Roberts  MURDOCK  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ��� Fresh Meats and  Vegetables  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  Union Steamship Store  New Arrivals!  Fall and Winter  Clothing  for all the family  School Boots and Rubber Footwear  Union Steamship Store  SECHELT  __  Don't Waste Precious Hours  in Slow Travel!  B  Safe Economical Seaplanes ��� Experienced Pilots  Air Express ������ Charter ��� Sightseeing  Timbercruising  TRY US ON THAT NEXT TRIP TO TOWN  For Rates and Information call  Associated Air Taxi Ltd.  Richmond 1481  on contact pur local agents  Pearson and Sawyer, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt 4-C or 9-C-4  P. G. McPherson, Gibsons  Phone Gibsons 2-A  THE NEWS has received word  that Boston Blackie, who has  been employed at Lamb Logging  Company under the name of H.  B. Woods, is returning to New  York  and  will be seen  in his  next picture, "Dead End."  If the reader who submitted  this item would care to supply  more details of Mr. Blackie's  career, The News would be  glad to hear from him or her.  Creek branch, was held on the  9th at the home of Mrs. Wallis.  Routine business and discussion  of future plans occupied the  evening followed by refreshments served by Mrs. Wallis and  Mrs. Flumerfelt.  * *    *  Ralph Galliford was a weekend visitor. The U.B.C. will miss  this young man's industry (?)  this year, as he was enrolled at  the Vancouver Art School instead. Ralph and Tommy Chrismas caught eight big salmon in  three hours at Halfmoon' Bay.  yesterday,  so now  all  the  big  fish aren't in the ocean!!!  * *    *  Mrs. Gwen Ripley, R.N., was  a recent guest at the Newman  home. Little daughter, Kitty,  is now a proud Monday to Friday lunch-box carrier.  * *    *  WHERE WAS BRITANNIA?  Query���Was Britannia a ghost  town last Saturday night?  Answer���It must have been.  Because why? Because the  Britannia residents were  gathered together in the R. J.  Eades living room at Roberts  Creek. Past and present residents of Britannia and Roberts  Creek staged a pleasant chin-  wag and sing-song at the Eade's  home, themselves former members of ythe; mining town.  Guests included Mr. and Mrs.  J. Curnow, Mrs. C. Hare, Mr.  and Mrs. W. W. McDonald, Mr.  A.. Pelletier, Mr. and Mrs. A. E.  Stewart, Mrs. J. T. Newman,  Mr. and Mrs. Alex Anderson,  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Scott and  Sally,   Mr.   Norm   Cotton,   Mr.  and Mrs. Ralph Cotton.  * *    *���  The Roberts Creek branch of  the Canadian Legion 219 is  sponsoring a dance on Saturday,  September 20. The popular  band from Gibsons which really  "sends you" will be imported  for the occasion. The usual delightful refreshments will be an  attraction of the evening and  are in charge of the Women's  Auxiliary to the Legion. So  . ... remember the R.C. Community Hall on Saturday night  and prizes are in the offing!  September babes celebrating  their birthdays were David  West, Jeffrey Newman, Diana  Burston, Carol Forst and Betty  Nimmo. .  * ������ *    *       ...  Arriving back from the sunny  climes of California to the banana belt were Mrs. Babs Brines, r  Mrs. Frances Farrar and Mr.  Richard Reeves (the man sporting the swish red hat). ,Also  Bessie and Ted Shaw. They  found the answer to the problem to be one horse, 39 cows and  60 chickens.���Did you?  Wm. MeFADDEN  Optometrist  510  West   Hastings Street  VANCOUVER  ���  at Gibson's  Landing  :/,EACHr/ryy::.-/y  Friday and Saturday  Eyes Examined and Glasses  Fitted  By EARLE GRAY  AT LAST a dream of the past  has become a reality. The  Summit General store opened  for business on Thursday, September 11. The fact that West  Sechelt has now a sufficient  population to warrant the opening of a store indicates the  steady growth of West Sechelt  during the past few years.  Residents of this district have  long realized the need for a  store out here. Instead of a  long walk to Sechelt they can  now do their shopping in their  own district.  Although the summer is over  the  weather  is   still  beautiful,  makingSthis as good time as any  for  holidaying.   ,Mr.. and -Mrs.  MacLean have taken advantage  of this good weather to spend  their  holiday  at  Braemar,  the  old holiday haunt.  *    *    *  On Friday, September 12, the  Sechelt V.O.N. Auxiliary held  it's first meeting of the fall season at the home of Mrs. N.  Arnold, president. The ladies  have resumed their activities  after a brief lapse during the  summer holidays. Here's wishing them the best of luck in  carrying on their splendid work.  After a delightful summer of  holidaying, Mrs. R. S. Sheridan,  her father, Mr. McGee, and her  son Stan have returhed to Vancouver.  -Friday, September 19, 1947  A pair of 25*pbuhd: wolverines  has been known to get the best  of of 500-pound bear.  DUFFY'S  other  TAVERN:  WAKEFIELD  'The elite meet to eat  across the street."  GIBSONS  MARINE SALES  IN  STOCK  City Prices  Briggs & Stratton  Eyinrtide  Some  Used  Outfits Listed  BUY MEATS  with  CONFIDENCE  Compare bur 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  MARSHALL  BROS.  PLUMBING   and  HEATING  Servicing West Howe Sound  ������    ��od.- ���."':������>  Sechelt {peninsula  GIBSONS  LANDING  ',._', _-j   .;*. ----m ���.  Doris' Beauty Bar  Opposite  Howe Sound  Trading      ,  Gibsons Landing  Complete line of... v ...  BEAUTY SERVICES  Dorrs Bedwell,       ,  Operator -  ******  ROOFING  REPAIRS  -.. .���'���-������  .i- ������;������������ :-r    ���     ������������'���"-���.  REBUILDING���ALTERATIONS also  GENERAL TRUCKING  Blair & Cattqnach  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 14J2  ���YS  .Zf  K OF  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 arid full services ^brought to the door'. Rates  and facilities exactly similar to those at Carrall and  Hastings Branch.  i\  Tuesday���10:45 a.m.���2:30 p:n*V  Friday���10:45 a.m.���2:30p.m.  Ask for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Services of the Bank of Montreal".  I Friday, September 19, 1947  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  By NETTIE HAMILTON  HELLO folk! Another week and  I'm not fired or divorced yet,  but at least I've lost my family  of three and pretty well back to  normal, more or. less.  We wish to welcome Mr. and'  Mrs. Madraggo, the new principal at the Beach school.   We  hope he is settled in his new  home and I'm sure he will enjoy  our Britannia hospitality.  *    *    *  Mary and Vic Rice were up  last week*-end and it was nice to  see their smiling faces. I'll bet  they miss us all as they are cer-"  tainly missed by a.l here.  . *   ' *  y *        .;���;���;���  Mrs. E. S. Bells and Jimmy  have arrived home, after spending two months in the prairie.  Well  we've   certainly  lost   a  SELMA PARK  General Store  and  Post Office  Groceries, Hardware ,  Softdrinks, Magazines  Fresh Fruits and Vegetables  FRED WILLOWS  Proprietor  ERIC INGLIS  ,..y, GENERAL ������--���-,:  .?'      TOUCEING^    f  and FUEL  Gibson's Landing  Selma Park  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  ���  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  TAXI  Phone   :  Harry Sawyer  Headquarters at. ���  Pearson-Sawyer Office  Sechelt  Office  Phone  Sechelt, 4-C  House Phone  Sechelt. 9-C-4  ^  Spray Painting  inferior or Exterior Painting  with Brush or Spray  Kalsomining If  FreeEstimates  ���'������������; ���  Vic Palmer  Pender Harbour  number of our young girls and  boys who have left this week to  attend U.B.C., and we wish  them all the very best of luck  and success.  * *    *  Mr. Bill Adamson has left this  week to visit his mother in San  Francisco.    We  hope  he  finds  her in perfect health.  * *    *  Lyla and Dennis Henshaw left  Thursday for their new home in  Aylmer, Ont. Til bet Grandmother and Granddad will be  lonesome     without     Grandson  David.  * *    * .  Well I had Mrs. Ed. Rowbot-  ton, an old-timer from the incline who is living in Burnaby,  and Mrs. Haymolder, also of  Burnaby, up visiting me for a  couple of days.  1 *    *    * ���  Congratulations to Mrs.  George Wymer. I hear she has  received her precious bundle  from heaven at last, a third son.  Welcome, Robert Edward.  * *    *  I think our mumps have decided to swell down at last or  at least I haven't heard of any  new cases.  * *    *    .  I believe several have been in  bed with flu or bad colds arid  hope they are all on the mend  again, including John McDonald, Fred Baxter and Elsie Bal-  derson, so chins up.  * *    *  Met Mrs. Manson from Alberta. That's Elof Manson's  mother; and hope she enjoys her  visit with us at Britanni a,  especially our nice weather and  good water.  * *    *  Had a letter from Kitty* and  Chuck and they wished to be  remembered to all their friends  and said how much they enjoy  our paper and keep" up with  local gossip through it. Hi folks.  Kerry is into anything and  everything.  Speaking of anything and  everything, one of my new  family put two chewed up wads  Ablett and Cole  Plumbing and Heating  Oil Burner Sales and  Service  Phone: Thorbum's Garage  Gibsons  of gum in her eye. Can you  imagine the results? We had to  cut her eyelashes and still there  was plenty of gum left on the  eye.  * . *    *  I sent my daughter over to  my neighbor, Jean Edwards, to  borrow six envelopes���she came  home and no envelopes. Later  on when Jean was going to the  store she came over and said:  "What do you want with six  cantaloupes for supper?"  * *    *  I wonder which of my neighbours took four empty pop bottles up for refills and after  lugging them up the trail and  trying to pawn them to Bob  Heron discovered two of them  to be beer bottles. Gee that  must be love of sumpthing, eh  what.  * *    *  We're losing our good neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Van  Eysenberg and family who are  moving to Vancouver. He will  be missed by many, as nothing  you asked him to do was ever  too much trouble. So we wish  tl^em the very best of luck and  happiness.  * *    *  There will be' no need for  holes in my shoes now seeing  as the shoemaker will be my  next door neighbor, Mr. Harvey  from the Townsite, also his  daughter and family, Mr. and  Mrs. Stan Matten and two  daughters. So hello, and hope  you'll like living at the Beach,  or I should say Minaty Bay.  Hassans9  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ��� Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Hardware  *  Fishing Tackle  ���  Independent Fish  Buyers  ���  Ship Chandlers  *  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  Haddock & Stephens Engineering  'The world's finest, dependable, low horsepower" .  . DIESELS by HALLETT '  3 to 10 k.w.���A.C. and D.C. Generating Sets  Pumping Units���520 to 2600 G.P.M.  8���18 h.p.  Marine���1   and 2 Cylinder  Madiera Park Pender Harbour, B. C.  Attention LOGGERS  ��� . . and Others with Wood to Cut  ��� . . and Land to Clear  Here are  5 REASONS WHY  NORWAY Has Purchased Only  P.M.  "One-Man" Power Chain  Saws  To the Value of $2009000  1. Light weight for easy use and carrying���thereby  conserving strength and stainina of woods-workers.  2. Tests proved the "P.M." can stand up to the  constant work necessary to immediately increase  Norway's timber production.  3. Only this one-man sate is sufficiently flexible to  fall and buck the various sizes of timber.  4. The "P.M." proved its efficiency in the cutting of  both soft and frozen woods in all kinds of weather.  5. Immediate requirements can be filled promptly  n Power Machinery Ltd. Vancouver plant.  These  reasons  also   make  it worth  , your while to own a "P.M."  One Man  POWER CHAIN SAWf  ^  P.M.  $  fne mam  POWER CHAIN SAW  [ LESJOFORS PARAGON LTD.  I 845 East Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C.  j I am interested in ihe P.M. Qne-Man Power Chain  j Saw. Please send me full particulars and price.  NAMK,  |PM<7  Use "News" Ad-Btiefs To Sell, Buy, Rent  GULF LINES LTD.  M.V. "GULF WING  II  Schedule of operations between VANCOUVER and PENDER HARBOUR  Calling at Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay and Gibsons  ROUTE Na. 2  NORTHBOUND  Lv. Vancouver -  Ar. Gibsons .1���  Ar. Sechol* .  Ar. Halfmoon  at. Ponder   __  Monday  No  Northbound  Trip  Tuesday  9:30 ajn.  No Call  11:45 aon.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn*  Wednesday  9:30 aon.  No Call  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn.  Thursday  9:30 ajn.  No Call  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn.  ��� Friday  Trip No. 1  9:30 ajn.  No Call  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn.  Friday  Trip No. 2  6:15 pjn.  7:45 p.m.  Remains  Gibsons  Overnight  Saturday  9:30 ajn.  No Call  11:45 sum.  12:39 p.m.  1:30 pjn.  1  Sunday  Trip No. I  9:30 ajn.  No Call  11:45 ajn.  12:30 pjn.  1:30 pjn*  Sunday  Trip No. 2  6:15 pjn.  7:45 pjn.  Remains  Gibsons  Overnight  ���NOTE���Pender Harbour Calls will bo made* at Irvine's Lndg.. Garden Bay, Madiera Park  SOUTHBOUND  Lv. Pender ���  Ly. Halfmoon  L v. Secheli __  Lv. Gibsons __  &r. Vancouver  7:00 ajn.  8:30 ajn.  Tuesday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:00 pjn.  Wednesday  1:30   3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:00 pjn.  Thursday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:03 pjn.  Friday     I  1:30 p.m.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:00 p.m.   |  Saturday  Trip No. 1  7:30 a.m.  9.00 ajn.  Saturday  Trip No. 2  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:00 pjn.  Sunday  1:30 pjn.  3:00 pjn.  3:45 pjn.  No Call  6:00 pjn.  Far information please call MA. 4655 or MA. 7039  Perry Wharf, ft. Columbia St.  Route No. 3 Schedule effective Sept. 15, 1947, Operating on D.S.T., until further notice.  ,   W.wc re Sife.  By ARIES  MR. W. W. Brooker (Buster)  gave us a verypleasant surprise at the week-end when he  called, bringing a motion picture on the life of a chinchilla.  It shows the little animal from  one day old to two years, the  cute little mannerisms, their  feeding, their sand boxes where  they take their bath, and their  wheels for exercising ���- altogether a very entertaining subject.  Had I known we were in for  this treat I certainly would have  invited a few friends. However,  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Crowston  were with me and Mrs. Borr^-  daile, also Miss Marchant, so we  didn't do so badly. Mr. Brooker  told us as we went along with  the picture, all about the raising and care of these valuable  little creatures. I was especially intrigued as I am so opposed  to trapping and realize that all  this fur farming will, to a certain extent, do away with the  other cruel method of obtaining furs. Oh yes, I wear a fur  coat but it's ranch raised you  may be sure. Mr. Brooker is  associated with Austen Fur  Farms, and I am sure will furnish data to anyone interested  in this new project.  St. Hilda's Church Guild has  presented Mrs. A. A. French  with the sum of $10 to purchase books for the school  library as a gift from the guild.  This is to be a yearly event and  the choice' of books was left to ���  Mrs. French. These ladies are  again to be complimented as  being first in an effort of this  kind. It is to be hoped that  other organiations will make a  donation. We really need books  for the children as they soon get  read,   and   there  are so  many  jamiopi btesents:  Decisive  Dramatic  Changes  and  EATON'S  New Catalogue  Shows Them!  COATS���With the New, Voh*  minous Sweep! See Pages 3l  and 15.  DRESSES���With the New. Curving Shoulder. See Pages 2,  29 and 41.  SUITS���With the New, Softening  Detail!   See Page 12;  HATS���With the New Side  Width!  Seepage 75.  SHOES���With Toes Demurely  Closed! See Pages 180 and  181.  ACCESSORIES���With ah Eye to  "���   Hoods!   gee Page 83.  HANDBAGS���With the New  "Longer"  Look!    See Pages  310 and31L  ���AH Style-Enderacd far  Your Future Smartness.  ��� AM EATON Guaran-  .   fteijdte; ���  GOODS SATISFACTORY  OR MONEY REFDHDED,  MciminiG  SHIPPING CHARGES  -^T.EATON C*  EA^GISI-S  splendid books on the market  just now, and why depend on  Vancouver   organizations   when  we have our own here.  * *    *  St. Hilda's Sunday School recently gave a party at the home  of Mrs. Brooker. Everyone had  a good time and the guild was  as usual the fairy godmother.  Those present were Ditty Jay,  Marily Jay, Eleanor Powell,  Barbara Morrison, Valerie Morrison, Barbara Billingsley,  Bruce Redman, Bert Simm,  Jimmy Derby, Margaret Power,  Janet Power, Dolly Larsen,  Helen Derby, Mary Parker,  Sylvia Pearson. Helping to entertain were Mrs. J. Redman  and Mrs. Arnold, president of  the church guild. Classes start  October 3; boys 10 years and  over with Mr. Syd Redman,  and girls under 10 with Mrs.  Arnold and Mrs. Brooker.  * ��-   *  Know that song "Don't Sit  under the Apple Tree with Any- -  body Else But Me"? Well last  week-end I saw an apple tree  that no one could sit under unless he was Tom Thumb. At the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie  Jordon (Charlie and Aunty to  us all) it was loaded down with  fruit. Every branch was propped up and every twig had its  quota of fruit. Sorry we did not  get a picture. Mrs. Borradaile  with her four dogs, and myself  with my one, decided we would  explore some o'f the old trails  THE COAST NEWS/ Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  during this winter. We had a  wonderful time. We came out  oh a flat rock and surveyed the  countryside and then took to the  bush. The first trail goes along  from Earl French's place and  comes out at the Legion Hall.  Many a time have I walked this  with Mr. French Senior 30 years  ago when I used to walk over  for the: mail, newly out from  England and expecting a bear  behind every bush. Mr. French  thought he would give me a  thrill one day and rose up behind a log. I let out one scream  and fell over backwards, and  cried all the way home. The  poor old man was awfully sorry  but that didn't mean a thing to  men then. I certainly lost seven  years growth. However I have  made up for it since, if not in  length in width.  Friday, September19, 1947  mmwmmwmumu  liiiii  ���UNION  STEAMSHIPS LTD  Effective Ulitil  ���  - Howe Sound  VANCOUVER-  i  -PENDER HARBOUR SERVICE  (Route 6)  Xieave  Vancouver 3_eave deader Zarbonr  Tuesday    10.00 .a.m.   , Wednesday .      1:00 p.m.  Vhursday 10:30 cum.     Friday  3:30 .p.m.  Saturday    12:30 Hooa     Sunday   ...   3:30 p.m.  VANCOUVER���SECHELT SERVICE  (Route 6A_ also Route 6)  MEET  Corliss Archer  heard every  SUNDAY 6:00 P.M.  sponsored by  CAMPBELL'S SOUP  DIAL  600  -ffO-ft��BBOTOI>  X_eave Vancouver  Tuesday   ........... 10:00 a.m.  Thursday   10:39 ��wn.  Friday         6:30 pan.  Saturday   ..;    3:00 pan.  Sunday   ��� .... 9:30 a-m.  sotF_n_c_BOvm>  X��eavtt Sechelt  Tuesday . 5:00 p.m.  Wednesday .......... 3:3�� p.m.  Friday 6:00 pjn.  Saturday ........... 8:00 p.m,  Sunday  6:30 p.m.  VANCOUVER���GIBSONS LANDING SERVICE  &r. Ver.   fcv. Gite.  ���ff^nflfty      9:30 a.m.   6:30 a.m. Friday  Monday                         4:00 p.m. ��� ^Friday ������  Tuesday     9:00 a.m.    5:00 p-m. Saturday  Wed.           9:00 sum.    5:00 p_m.  Thursday   9:06 a.m.   5:15 p.m. Sunday  ,2&r. Ver.   Xmt. CHb.  9:00 a.m.   4:00.;. P>m*  ���7_boi;sM^'--Hy .;.-.:..��� >.y  3^ >cm^ y^s3& p.m.  (approz.)  9:30 a.m.   4:45 p_m.  MlWSHffS-  W  Ask for New  Schedule No. 133  Write  UNION STEAMSHIPS LTD.  Vancouver, B. C.  or See Your Local Ageni  Wli  IIIS1  We are Headquarters for : . .  Duo Therm Oil Heaters _______  $67.95 up  Coleman Heaters _______ $59.95 up  Good Cheer and Fawcett Wood and Coal Heaters  ��� Quebec Heaters, wood and coal.  Air-Type Heaters, three sizes.  We Have a Full Line of  Wallboard and Building Supplies,  Cement, Lime, Bricks, Etc.  Also a Full Line of  and Galvanized Plies  In Stock for Immediate Delivery  . . .  $24.50  $3.40 up  We Move a full line of  Men's Winter  AND :,';  HUNTING  EQmmENT  Large Supply of Ammunition  Phil line of Hduse; Furnishings  ... also Chinas Eic^  .iH.ij    ?*_:���,'{-  ���'iiZ.&isY.  GIBSONS LANDING  DELI VER  PHONE GIBSONS, 2U2 Friday, September 19, 1947   # Logic and philosophy from  the Cobourg, Orit., Sentinel-  Star: "Never forget, my friend,  that the great men of our universe have been good listeners,  with music of such broadness  that they knew and felt there  were two sides to every question no matter what the question might be."  THE COAST NEWS, Half moon Bay, B.C.  By HILDA LEE  ^w^piipfiliiiiiyiijijki  4-room house on waterfront,  furnished.  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  ..;���' or  EW. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 4-C  Qtrt, tf-all AwUvali  are now oh hand���be sure and see our showing of smart new Fall Dresses in ladies' and  children's sizes. We have a wide assortment  of slips, sweaters, in all colors and sizes-  French Brassieres���stylish silk blouses���  plaid skirts. Jumpers, sizes 6 to 14 (are on  the way).       ���'"'"  ���?-��M>3;.t  ��� Everything moderately priced.  ��� We carry # complete line of children's  '- weary '���'������'"'���':.  See our Specials every Wednesday morning.  MODERNE DRESS SHOP  GIBSONS  WE ARE sorry to hear that Mr.  and Mrs. Geer are leaving for  an extended stay in Vancouver.  In their honor the members of  St. John's Church held a social  evening and presented a Bible  to Mr. Geer in appreciation of  his "work as deacon.  On Friday evening, Sept. 12,  Mrs. George Colson invited the  ladies of the community to an  informal meeting at her home  to discuss ways and means of  raising money for the new hall,  and of entertainment for the  community during the forthcoming winter season. Several  plans were discussed, including  the raising of talent money by  the ladies in any way they like.  A four-piece silver tea set. with  tray is to be raffled, and will be  on display shortly with tickets  for sale.  * *    *.  Recent visitors to Vancouver  from Selma Park included Mr.  and Mrs. S. McKay, Mr. and  Mrs. F. D. Rice, Mr. and Mrs. G.  Batchelor, Mrs. M. Livesey, Mr.  E. Nixon,  and Mr. and Mrs. J.  Fisher.  * *    *  Birthday greetings go to Mrs.  J. Sowerby ��fnd Mrs. F.'D. Rice,  who both celebrated their natal  days last week, congratulations  and good wishes for many more.  Selma Park welcomes Mr. and  Mrs. J. Seeley who have moved  here from Sechelt. There are  also several new families living  on the fill I hear, and we welcome them also and hope they  will help in the community  efforts this winter and thus get  acquainted.  ���__*_-_���  BOWEN ISLAND  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  THE BOWEN softball team held  a banquet and dance on September 8 at the Pavilion for  members and friends. In spite  of the heavy rain quite a number turned out.  .���*.-*'*  Mr. and Mrs. Bert James went  to Seattle for a few days and  had a nice trip.  "����� ��� ���   *  Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Jamieson,  LET US INJ3TAL YOUR CAR HEATER  They are NOW available!  THERE'S A FORD FOR YOU SOON���It will par you to wait a little longer  USE STANDARD STOVE, DIESEL, FUEL, RPM OILS AND GREASES  We will pay $7.50 Cosh for Chrysler Fluid COUPLINGS���Any condition  WILSON CREEK  Our telephone ring is 1 r}. 1 -5 2-L  By INEZ WILLISON  A PARTY was held Saturday  night at John Bregnilson's  summer cottage in honor of Dr.  and Mrs. J. Gray of Victoria,  B.C., on their third anniversary,  and also Mrs. Gray's first anniversary in Canada. Mrs. Gray  is a lovely English war bride,  and as so many others do she  likes Canada fine. The guests  were Commander and Mrs. D.  K. Miller of Esquimalt, Mr. and  Mrs. Robertson and Mr. and  Mrs. Bernstein of Vancouver,  Mr. and Mrs. Eric Willison and  Mr. Fred Thomson. All had a  grand  old  time  until  the. wee  hours of the morning.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. B. Suill and  children have spent the summer  holiday at Brynilson cottage.  Miss Niomi Townsen has returned to Vancouver after  spending her summer holidays  with Noutios, Wood Bay.  * *    *  Church service was held Sunday at the home of Ivor B. Jorgenson. Speaker was Miss Lillian   Anderson   of   Edmonton,  Alberta.  * * - *  Miss Eileen Currie of Vancouver and Miss Lillian Anderson of Edmonton, Alta.,, have  been guests at the home of Jor-  gensons for the past four weeks.  Both girls are missionaries and  will leave for* India in the near  future.  * *    *  r  Your correspondent had quite  a thrill early Friday morning when B.C. Air Line plane  came in and landed at the Willison float (not that I have not  seen a plane before). But I  though I was going to have  some unexpected guest. But it  turned out to be two loggers  from Galiano who came to Jor-  genson's camp with baggage.  * *    *  Adolf Anderson stopped in  on his way to Vancouver from  Bull Harbour. Eric Willison and  Ed Lang have returned from  northern fishing grounds and  are pleased with this years fishing.  after spending the summer at  Bowen with their two daughters, Ann Marie and Karen, have  moved to Vancouver. Dr. Jamie-  son is a professor at the U.B.C.  * ���    *  Mrs. Kelly of Vancouver has  been house guest of Mrs. Pete  Wood during last week.  * *    *  Mr. Cairns. Torbet of Lasqueti  Island  is  visiting  Mr.  Gordon  Harding.  * *    *  Congratulations to Miss Ann  Billington, who has been riding  at the shows through the Fraser  Valley and cable back with two  firsts and two seconds. Nice going, Ann.   .Page Seven  Strawberries and tourists ape  counted on to support a new  airline operating in Lower California, Mexico.  S  Shop  Gibsons Lauding  Marine and Automotive  Repairs  Precision  Machinists  Arc and Acetylene Welding  Oil Burners Installed  and Repaired  HtVf  $HW? If  ��� Guaranteed Service  ��� Reasonable Rates  Toasters���-Record Players  Radios���Irons  STEELE'S  Radio and Electric  Sechelt  the opening of our  New Store  We look forward to meeting  everyone in the district and  provides them with a; complete Food Shopping Service.  SUMMIT  General Store  SECHELT  "Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  * RESTMORE FURNITURE:  Beds, Springs, Mattresses  * GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES: Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  * FURNITURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps, Etc.  DORAN'S FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. ��� Phone 230 -  BiiartS of  LEGION  HALL,  SEPTEMBER  All those interested are welcome to attend.  General Meetin  AT 8 P e  THE COAST NEWS, Halfmoon Bay, B. C.  Friday, September .19, 1947  Society Lays Plans  GIBSONS ��� The Community  Memorial Recreation Society  began its fajll season with the  largest meeting since its inauguration.  A resolution passed at a previous meeting had granted  membership in the society to all  thos/e persons who had donated  to the Memorial Park Fund  drive held here during the past  summer.       This     increase     in  membership   made   the   larger  attendance possible.  Among the suggestions and  resolutions discussed the following motions were passed: The  decision to continue to sponsor  youths' activities during the  winter season; a decision to investigate the costs of badminton and basketball for the coming season, in order to place  the former on a pay-as-you-go  basis, and to determine how  much assistance the boys and  girls might need to  carry  on  FOR SALE  Build your home where you can have a beautiful view.  Three waterfront lots, approximately two acres each,  partially cleared, close to Murdoch's Store. Price $350.00  each or $1,000.00 for the three.  Apply���  OLLI SLADEY  MUEDOCH'S LANDING ��� PENDER HARBOUR  THIS WEEK'S MOVIES  "SUSPENSE"  starring Belita, Barry Sullivan, Bonita Granville  Guaranteed to keep you in "suspense"!  PLUS CHAPTER TWO OF SERIAL  NEWS AND SHORTS  IRVINES LANDING���Tuesday. Sept." 23  ROBERTS CREEK���Wednesday, Sept. 24  SECHELT���Thursday- Sept. 25  Also different shows at Sechelt Saturday and Monday  J  IIHII  ���u  Fall Rexall  lC SALE  Wednesday - Thursday  Friday -Saturday  October 1, 2, 3, 4  P    For  their activities in the latter  sport; a motion suggesting that  the park committee seed the  playground in a suitable seed  this fall, in an effort to make it  usable during the coming year;  a motion granting the secretary  an annual stipend of $20 in view  ' of the increased duties arising  out of the increase in membership; a motion offering assistance to the Canadian Legion and  to those merchants and business  men who are sponsoring the  young peop 1 e' s Hallowe'en  party.  It was voted that badminton  commence in the school hall on  the first Tuesday in October,  should the hall be available at  that time.  Poet's Corner  AT  A  SMALL  TRAIL'S   END  So���here you rest, my little  ���friend;  Just here, at a small trail's end.  True friend you were indeed.  Tuning your mood to my call,  my mood or nded.  7 like to think of a Doggie  Heaven and even Doggie  wings,  With countless Doggie friends,  arid game *and bones and  things.  V  I know you loved. And, oh! such  lovely walks  Where you and your friends  could romp and have  your talks  About the cats you. chased, and  every now and then  Perhaps you boast a little,  remembering how and  when  You owned us, in your gay and  doggie way,  And all the joys we shared,  throughout the day.  I think, too, of Him, who notes    j  the smallest sparrow's \  fall, j  And know thai, in his wisdom  there's a loving plan for    !  all. j  Though there may be some folks  who think my thoughts  amiss,  I'm sure a Loving Father would  smile, understanding this,  If I think of a Doggie Heaven  and even Doggie wings,  And  Countless Doggie friends,  and games arid bones and  things.  I  know  He'd  understand j  how I thought of you as  a friend,  When we met neighpor-lik!e  today, just here, at a  small trail's end.  Wynne, Gibsons.  VANCOUVER���Edward   Green,  49,   Secret  Cove  storekeeper,  was given a three-year suspended sentence in county court and  ordered to obtain one surety of  $1,000. He was convicted of  shooting at Banner Backman  with intent to do gfevious bodily  harm February 15, at Secret  Cove, 22 miles from Sechelt.  n- _  S5t  CKWX QUIZ HOST  Make a point to come in one of the four days.  Take advantage pf this sale of brand new, highest  quality "drug requirements���^one way to of feet those  rising prices.  LANG'S DRUGS    I  GIBSONS LANDING  =3)1  ��� 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ��  ��� 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday ��� Closed    1  I  iBiiiMiHiiiai&iiiiniiiini  Bill 31ater,V; one of. radio's best  kr.own announcers and a sports  authority; of note, is master of ceremonies on :Mutual's "Twenty  Questions," heard ov^r CKWX each  Monday at 9:30 p.th. Sponsored by  Ronsbn, "Twenty Questions" has  become one of the most popular quiz  shows heard in this area.  L  Bring Your Repair Jobs tolls!  Boot Tanks, Warm Air Heating Furnaces Repaired  Range and Heater Repairs  CHICKEN FARM EQUIPMENT  GUTTERS AND COWNPIPE  AIR CONDITIONING  Sheet Metal  Works  LAURIE SPECK GIBSONS  ll!ll��KI-��l!ll  umiiiH!  id  m  j  I  at  f  How Many Miles Have You  Driven Since You Last���  Changed On?  Had a Grease Job?  Ground Your Valves?  Cleaned the Spark Plugs?  Specializing in Front End Alignment  Brakes���^Tuneups  Lew Reid  (FORMERLY KULLANDER BROS.)  GIBSONS PHONE 1L-1S  i|lH!!>!HiW!il��!il:H!!W<!!!Ki��fl  ���    K-lJ  I  f  I  !  i  i  _*"����^--_-��__-����_-  A Free Gift Bible for Every Pupil  attending  1\ on-Itaiiominalioiinl  Sunday School  in the.  school Meets 2.15 p.m. each Sunday  Train up a child in the way be should go: and when  he is of age, he will hot depdrt Worn improve rbs 22:6  A child brought up in Sunday School  is seldom  "brought up" in Court.  i  Pastor Eliott and co-workers will appreciate the  co-operation of parents who enable thair children  to attend this one hour Sunday School Service.  Man shall not live by bread alone/but by the Very  Word that proceedeth out of the mouth ofyGod.  ': ...'��� MqrtheWy4:4,.'  Gospel Service for Adults  8;i5p;m,to^  EVERYBODY WELCOME /  Come and Bring a Friend  --^Il|j-*WW  i^-_a--*Mi-**Ha-Mi


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