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 Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C/s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon', Woodfibre, -Squamish, Irvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  landing, JEgmont, Hopkins Landing,  Brackendale,  Cheekeye^  etc.      iT  pxtbi��xse___d bt; *j__s coast ^_rwBr��3a__e___a��  BuBistess Office:  Sechelt, B.C. National Advcrettslngr Office, Powell River, B.C.  Editor, Coast News:^  Sir ��� T*he big question is:  Why a beer parlor in Qibsons?  A^werr-^ecause ^t'wiJil stop  bootlegging. What an argumehk  Why then is> there so "much  bootlegging in Vancouver, a city  with liquor .stores open all night  arid dozens of beer parlors. No,;  we will have bootlegging \ as  long as there is such a large  profit in alcoholic drinks.  'Another answer is thiat it  will give us a $60,000 or a $70,-  f 000; -hotel; i What -aprice. ��� To  have such a-^detrihient.; such! a  j cess pool right on our main  street, and in the centre of our  beautiful/village. ^ -/  It;.:aiso.;.meari^'':thatjput- of the  limited    amount    of' ; currency  there is in the district, the in-  ! terest tor this, large outlay of  money; must be met;G Beer riiust  She gaid^or in: cash Awhile gro-  iiceries  arid pther necessities  of  f life will have to be put on the  f<^^::::' [;\r^p;;'i--^'':,    ���;"...;  :    On the other hand a beer par-  r lor wii��:depre of  propertylIt' willbTrive^  ?|;u-rimer: ci-riipers .who;./have- in  {the past brought�� thpusarids of  'dollars tb;cipp:^l^ge arid ^dis-  -t? jet. ,Si1;u^^apross the-street  aJ^ldmgTused as a dariqe  1 it';vtor^p^  !"~' :.^>;"v our fyoui^^^  _ on the ^__f sstriet and  .opposite a larger business block  |^ch l-busesiiseye  Vol. Ill ^ No. 29  Seehelfv B, C.  Friday, January 30, 1948  5c per copy, $2.50 per year.  POWER SERVICE DELAYED  Democracy  ii  sk Victoria for Roa  !!  ���.'  if  Nation.  SECHELT���Mr. U. ;W, /BrOoker  of ._ Sechelt, president oi the  B. C. mainland branch pi! the  National Chinchilla Breeders,  arrived home last: Saturday after attending a convention of  the association; in the Parliament  buildings; in tpironto: on Saturday/ Jari^:17.;-^:;:?V'iv  In a ri^i^-Twide^ "contest Mr.  Brooker was awarded first place  for :3udgirig chinchillas." 1  Mr. A.; & McVannelj chief  chinchilla re^ti^<;i6ri o^icer of  the Doriiiniorii government, presented . the association .with a  government .charter. Mr. Mc-  Vai^nel st_^e^1;1iat,:^te- Canadian chi^chijla registration .livestock ;: r^oras^ha^>the highest  .^a^ardsjsin;jt;he; ^^-ai^tostye-  not been riiet by anyother Country." Thus any chinchilla, registered with the Canadian goy^  ernment,k is au superior #iiji_ak  AM c^inchiUasdOf^tlie National  GftincJ&aiac Biised^er&j&t Canada,  . are -registered.!l^40l::,/'^.b^El'  By EARLE GRAY  SECHELT���At a general j meeting of the Sechel^ Peninsula  Board of Trade, held in- the  Marion Hall at Hatfiriobn Bay,  it was decided to send a two-  man delegatibn> Mr, iH. Sawyer  and Mr E. Parr Pearson, to  Victoria to interview JVIr1. E.  Carson, minister of public^works  arid to press for thfe bbmplbtibn  of the Sechelt-Perider iff arbour  road along the icoai^ route.  Mr. E. S. Johnston^ president  of 'the^associatipn>>��tbldrtfee -50  members present, that until the  vital 1% miles of uncompleted  road is finished,^ihe '��� KVG. ^ow-  eiv Commission d^es ^t; ;^  ^exter^_ng: i|s^:ise^ices;< past the.  p^eirt.^mfts; atv;^Testri?Sechelt,  ^ani^ik^isfc there ^ill i>& no  attempt to extend#hetelephone  f8.esyice�� iriAthis^arfia. iSThis 1%  \ riiiles ^p��^^com_>letiBd ; road* is  ?the^-bottte-riieck?  ppinted. i .\j;.-.> .,'. .^������.'".V..^-���...,,..,  Father Baxter resigned because of the extra work he is  doing on a coriimittee in the  Sechelt Improvement Association, working in an effort to  have Sechelt incorporated as a  village.;"    .  Refreshments were served after the meeting.,.;_  ��,  d5angferous^ Hrvbulik become  !?��&  x i/lr. Brooker has Joeen president . :p^.0.^e>-/:;1|^ ^mai__i%d/  lo^ha ve -: ^eejv x;ari��p^(er^; it^:_ric>xii'  " 5^te- agairist^avl^r^sppfv-;''  g^r|Jp^r^^^g;|c! :brir ��� Village?  ^^hich is riiorieJl iriipprtarit-���  crys and girls (your son and  your daughter) or a place sat-  ^ateo^ wtih the? smell ?of stale  e^ariii secorid hand smoke to  O and drink?a ;glass{bf-beer in?  Qiiebec We are told have done  Wa^ "^vith liadies' peer parlors  rid   Ontario   has  closed  many  ft|hern.;;;;,; ���-;%��� ;>:;^r Lri;^::;';' ,  ^When you cor^ider^ w^ it  vip epst to keeps a ^beer parlor,  taucicl:/ that^ the '��� n^ril^^jgoirig;-to-  come irOm tins ^di^Micty^ worild  ���fit-;- nSt^;^-;~better - all-':to  Icobperatie ari<^ iSiiild a hui_cti_-g  iwjnch wpu^Jitaye a ^ground  r^lc��:l^igejenb^ ::a^%y_n-'  /rispiiiri- ;>iweli%;Iq^ppecl::%ith  ���&!&$&*&���'*.  the develbpmeiit^ of :i the clistrict  eitherKfc&pfeade^  ' mercial purposes. - . ��� ~*Li  ernment forril^-t^co^  vpifciany- ���*���'^  S^H^iP'li|_5 been eritertiairiing  ;royalty uiiawares, in sports  that is," I diicl' notwknow it myself xmtil- j^'yq.i^^-)^a^Af^ed.  <?p r^ .with his lather. He. is  jack IStoichmf^^  hot^KHx^i*aie^^^,1 i^dex^tsinli he  ^^iribt-,been fejeatfen here.   He  iri Oregon^ arid; is starting sOon  to  Editor, Coast News, r>      " '������  Sechelt, B.C. ;���':���.!.;,"'���  ��� ���Dear Sir: . ���':::-'-"' ��� -;  ; For a democracy to iuriction  it is necessary that th<e' people  "themselves be given.eVfery op-'  pOrtunity for expression. Vn~  der our parliamentary structure  it is of course impossible for  everyone to go to parliament arid  speak for themselves. The neSrt  best thing is for the member  V representing the district to rajise  the various matters of; iritefe^t  to his constituents. ,   ;;    ">  This is my, desire, but, toJ dpi _  so it is necessary to pbtainfridtrii  individuals    and    organization,  infopniaiictn andva^y4|ce.^on ;jtfee-.  various   matters   they   considejr'  of importance to themselves ;pr  the community. =���;  '.';. I would like through your col-  ���'urnr.; to ask for such advice #F4  information in order to prepare:"  the necessary material for, tine  riext session of the Legislature _  which will be meeting ori Mardh  2nd. . ���'���'���; -'**��� '  :-:-JJ c|unn^the session there are.  matters raised *tiia^:;.!wa^^t���.i-jiii  ex_>ressiOri frpni th����� r pTistrict^a  ""'��������� tive  letter addressed:";f 6  JSe\  Buildings, Victoria, will be  en prompt attention. ,.\v-{,_  ^ I liope to be in the district  prior ��� to^ the  .S^sicm ^arid  :~-**~  vm  antradvisor for prospective buyers. ��� ���       '���:'-^f'^Ls-i-iLL:-'LLL-' :-   '���"'-".'  ���j;V-'lftf. ;7Brbokeriiriop  taifie^J? T^his- nfieans ^l^trisbe-  wiEMrviifcSean, iias aboutio    i^e^  of i1 the  valpabl^ ^little  knimals    ^Wlihe ywthput light *n��:ppwer  himself^i :^ith ^wtiiife he "soon    sepyices un|H the  $Uihfc&&d^ -?tt��-{jB-n- ���'*^l ._������'_��� _t__-;���'_!^'"Mii^ '^��� ���  that mote signatures w^*se^b-     noue Pn ine ^ascm  jack ^veS^iotrtf credit to  yours,  H. iGARGRAVE, M.L._%.  poorer  istcbin-  ;S?i  hbpes^tb^iabHshihis^bwri ranch  :;here.. ��� \'^Q-.?^:yJ*L}:t'^���^'Lt&'L^  Chinchillas, the World's most  valuable fur-bearing animals?'  have* the -fii_e^Md^0BSfl^:J^^  ture of ^y^ ftri*^ iri i;he wbrlcl,  and ^e of g^itt '.JdJi^lil^Uil^^vuXp--  ,,d^'; :^here-^reJ^^^ibOut../20,000  ���'. Breeding anjr^Is Jin the U. S.  arid Cianad^; ^There are: almost  np^bhinch|ilas in Jany other parts  biihb worict1 with-the* jexception  of south America. ,-  Mother Dies m City ;,  WlEsON Creefc-^he; death oc-  curred \Friday f bl* iiirs^ ? j^Edith  ^uri^l'^I^6ri,-^^^ife ^bf  ���'WW.Mahbrir effiplbl^ed %: the,  i:-%y,  N^iit ^_v^/iAi-vcf +?^_r ^!5t*    i_usband,'she^leayes^��^tdswgh^  fheatin-r.  The revenue from,��ie    jpun|^^yi^^e#g^bridilbte(i  :The ..reveii^fi-bxrillph^^  |_;ai^^w^t_ld^ri_or^.ii(^^  fte^est and ��� operationr expenses. ^  It could be a cbinmum^ej^tt  , aiid Jjuiltv not to iri^^mbriey r  ������������-'���-   -'       ���   ,    ���    ���   --L     ..        r-L../j       ._t,Vjr'-'iiy <i_i_ii..  ;;'but;tb:^i^)^biii-d^^  ^tb^degi^de^^tpjriplift^^--^' ?���***$}���  i We could jbuild it as a living  memorial; tof bur noble dead.  Sp^ethingj^ic^  Jeficial to the present and future  ^erieratip_^^^*%-:^^ ,< ^- -S^^i:  a^beft6i* corririiuriity  ation,, and just for the love, of  it.    It is nice, tp^eard  about  things ilike ^kt ^Ibri^v Change.  There is a gteatvrieed^ for irieri  ; like the "M;aj[or" these days, as  the young' people jseelmu to h^ve  so much energy,  ^he^pity of it  iSi soriietimes they jget misdirect-  L'ed just for the lack of the right  people   taking an   Interest   in  .^them.."  ;.-.  ll^:,^h>L^^ ���'���'��������� y v.-:--  sWell, if you see ?a nice looking  young man with long legs, it's  Jaclt^ ^nd;>while we: can't \ say  'George Washington slept^ here',  ; Jack Hutchings did.  TRUCKMEN  ASK  ^|| GIB^(f^E^ ��� ift^al tfuc^riien  ha.ye filed an^applicatibh with  the Public HtiKties Commiss.ipn  in Vancouver; asking that they  be granted a |>QOst iri freight  rates ^in this area. iThey cbrijterid  : that -rising operating costs feaye  irisWianbouveE} -bit Monday.  WIDE COVERAGEW  S Became>vbf v the^ j wide   area  cbyered by ::.1iie5)S^^t..':Penin.r  Suia>:Board,of;,^r^^;^^^    ���  proposed by te. ^^ristori, Sy^  decided^upbn1Ao; f^cU-^te, efficiency-an<J>-tp   incM^e^. rnem-  bbrshipv The ^jplan ^c^lfeW^b^ v  - cOmimittees to he paganized at  Sechelt, * Halfmoon ; iBay; arid  Pender   Harbour;    Each   sub-  committee   wiU   riold^^   rc  meetings and makb: ptoposals- to  the   executive.   ;-lie ^b-com-  riiittebs^ will bef reSpbngibie-to  the  exeeutive J iand;  all' actions  y$il h^ jcMnblled ^potigh therri/  ��� "This" JwM^-sblyb; jpiriy;:Vpf ;��� 'the  ���:; t)^i^^brtiati(!)n; ;prpbleriis^; '��� -J ��� y  dyer the controyersiai subject  of increased postal- services it  was; p!eci<|ed tp (deterinine the  -;ip;^ej_rt!^ _,____.���.._  ���Sttlpfe J^llflSSSittl^' /seribu^-'5i-_^e^^si-^  Yours,  and-a^tte^'wbicld.'. ��.���;]. ''^''v.  S Kashmir,   no_-thern   I;nd i a n.  ^area with i.;its-��� assbciated|;terri-  tpries, wis called the ^*shieJUj pf ���  Empire" in the days of British^ ;  lirule.-"^. ������.-.' -L:L  ' I   tOAD PROJECT  PROVINCIAL public ,woi_ks department has called for^  ers for the reconstruction of |a  ^^^^fc^^^nl^1!^^:^  tannia Beach road in-tljet^_.illoc*��;  et distobt. v &% cri; "the   jo|i  ^iii^lliafi'ljri^j <##t^^rebuilc|-':  ing of two miles of road> along  a?3clii_4 ^liiusfc I fbe!^ibmitted; .1 b|r  noon Feb. 3. The project is expected to cost more thai! $150^-  obo.i   y;!L li:.v,.$���������$-   .[::$[*���*??���������'  W  It is estimated that wiikte ;bf  tornadoes" soihetimes exceed 300  miibs an hour.  :;;^^n,;ipi;e^_^ i^^^^;eitjv; se;ifJide^-;;:  .rletjter;. J>e5^^;^^,v{tlie ^uhlic.  wb?Ss ^^rtment in Victbijia,  f^^plg^%|Xfi^^jhe- *- ^gy^erous. con-  yM^ion oL^^^VS^^^m^the.  Halfirippri 'r Bay lia.rea f and   de-  ���- :ina|^)tig' acj^ori,;fMp.:.vjfje ��� 'gov-  ,?e^^ieri^.--.,s _... ���?���:...._���.-?. ;.'���.������'.'���'��� v\'T'��    '  i- ^TwjOf-< resignations  from.; "ttie  . executive fjy/e^i^ceived?^#ie  meeting/; W^.;Mv;-^ej_,-=ge��^-,  tarynarib!^ la'thfer; Baxter Jiboth  istated: that- the^v^idiv^bt; have  etibugh r tinie^: ;toD do- justice  to  their jobs.- Mr. Johnston replied  that the executive regrettect the  resignations.  ^Alfetf;Mr cpntirme"to  serve uritil; a successor^ is ap-  ��� increase ]$��& actibri |b][lb^s^tie  i:geri6rat   trerid ,:pf ',^t:bp^t_:;^:in:  ; freight    and ; trari_^b^^|ratejs  ^���-throughoUt^, tlie .^prpyri^i'^vTb���'  datevno^repy'S$bi��'.?^en receivr  i> -ed ��� from, "the Cbmmi^ion W? ffl$**  ' request.' ''.���...,    /���'      ���"'" "r ��� "   'l^'-  | Measles on Wane  At Indian SchooS  ; GIBSONS���Measles at ^he Sechelt Indian School have, to  'j date, been limiteel tot^ree^ cases,  and two 'suspects'.* Quarantine  will be lifted by the ^Stlipif -no  further v outbreak., is rejoorted.  Prompt action arid 'strict _sol_��  tion have  apparently�� confined  : this mild epidemic to the schobl-  itself.  By B. L. MARC*_ANT    ;  THIS week I will continue on  with   history   of   Sechelt   irif.  dians, pertaining to their schools.  When the Sisters of the Orde^  of Child Jesus came from France  in 1904, the first Indian schbbl  in. Sechelt was built.   It was^  wooden structure and cost $.11 j-"'  500ivthevsum^pfVwhich was db-  nated by the Indians themselves.  Mother; Gabriel   was   the   first  Principal. ,       .. ���-���        ���'���'..:���    '4:  During the war in  1917, the  school was burned with a totals  loss. There was some insurance,  but it could_I not  nearly cover-  thb  tremendous  loss :>: that   thiis:  tragedy caused.   There was rip.  proper school for some time_ arid-  the    sisters    struggled    against,  great odds. For over six months  they lived arid cooked in a  buildjirigj' while ��i wctpd^i  dicTfpr a sc-ibbl.      v .    >v  ,������;�� In 1920 a riev^ bric^ school wak  Built i- by the government at 4  cost, of $125,000:311^^8 madfe  ������'���reidaenti^s_brJ-.:t--e;:. benefit   cp  ( the-children. The school wdB  bperieli; in 1922 on five aci5^  of v lan^ .which now has been  ;-e_cterio^VtoJ-ifte^v^^  effort put into the work at this  school is a magnificent tribii,|e  to a faith of so many years ag^.  1  wt?  ~6t  HdV  11  fl     Q    V~ VTA i" A Page Two^  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT/ B. C.  /I  By'ENRIETTA'OBBS  "Your brother," said the Skipper, with an appreciative glance  at the large box of cigars, "is a  riian of sound judgment. But  I can't say the same for y6ur  Aunt Emma." .   -  '   "I should  hope  hot,"  I  told  him.  "You know very well what  I mean," said the Skipper^ rather huffily. "Take this pair of  hair clippers, for instance."  "What's wrong with the hair  clippers?" I asked.   r  "There's nothing wrong with  the hair clippers," he replied.  "It's the thought behind" the:  clippers that annoys me. What  on earth possessed the old girl  to send clipperis upv here, wherej:  they are as out of place as a  nightgown in a nudist camp?"  !, "Don't be crude," I told him.  "Believe it or not, some men do  Friday/ Janudry 30, 1948  One doesn't have to be an intellectual to know the thought  behind that gift."  "Mending wool? Buttons?  Good!" exclaimed the Skipper,  beginning to look interested.  "Maybe I'll now stand a chance  of getting my socks darned and  some buttons on my shirts."  "It's all your fault," I said.  "You would persist in running  around without your slippers  when your Aunt Maggie was  visiting us."  "I was only trying to let her  see that P needed slippers for  Ghristriiais,"! explained the Skipper;--. ' -,;-  . ���'��� '������ .���   '"������ ������'' '������' i:  " "And all you let her see was  that your socks' nbeded darning," I replied.  "Ties, razor blades, hair lotion,"   grumbled   the   Skipper,  Relieve in havihgUheir hair cut    returning^to his own grievance.  '  regularry." L     V        :' '   '*I'llrriieyer'forget the look on  \ .   "Name    one,"    retorted    the     your face when" ybu opened the  Skipper promptly.   .  * There was silence,for a few  minutes, while I cudgelled  my  brains for a suitable reply.  "You see, you can't," said the  Skipper triumphantly, "It's not  only your Aunt Emma," he continued. "Your cousin Matilda is  just about as bad. Four dozen  razor   blades!    Who   does,  she  .think I am? Beau.Brummell?  Why, one razor blade does me  a whole riibnth."  "I can quite believe that," I  told him, glancing at his half-  inch growth of stubble. "May-  \>e that is what Aunt Emma intended the clippers for," I suggested.  ;   "Don't   be   funny,"   retorted  'the Skipper.   "You must admit  : that your relations have, some  bueer ideas when at*cb_nesv to|  giving Christmas gifts." / 'f  :f$*$[y  relations  havev riothing1  . on; yours," I told him.   "What  would you say if someone sent  |you a  box   of  buttons   and   a  jdozen skeins of mending wool?  SECHELT���"A car ferry for the  peninsula would be a definite  advantage,"   stated  J.   Sinclair,  M.P., in an address to the Liberal/Association Friday  at Sechelt   and   according   to; vice-  president  M.   C.   McPhail,   Mr.  Sinclair will personally sponsor  such a scheme in Ottawa. More  wharfs are to be built in the  area, and the breakwater at Gib- .  sons is ^definitely a 'must'.   No  specified time was set down for  these projects, but the 34 members present were led to believe  that work in the area would pe- '���  gin iri the spring.  iti^yas also noted that the  change of name from Vancouver  North had been completed . . .  it isiribw Coast Capilano riding,  for Federal business.  Body Recovered  GIBSONS���A body, later identi-  fied^yarticles, Q^clc^hing as  -i^bFGerard'^ rbr  cbverbd   from   the   waters   off  Wnz ��oast Mews  C/_L _��___��  FIE IK  3 Lines (15 Words) for 35c  3 Iiisertion (same ad) 60c.  Extra words* above 15-word min., 2c each.  Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, ^etc., 75c Insertion;  LITTLE ADS . .. BIG RESULTS  parcel that gur^ed when you    Pasley^ Island on January 21 / and  shook  it,  to  find  that it only  contained a bottle /of hair lotion," I chuckled.  TURN TABLES  "That was1 Really what I,- call  a dirty 'trick to play on a fellow  at Christmas," said the Skippbr  disgustedly. "Next year we are  going to do things differently  when it comes to giving Christmas gifts," he added.  "What do you mean?" I asked/ knowing the answer full  well.. . ���''������'-���"���  "''���'' .'; ll'.'  "We'll beat your relations ��� at  their - own game," he replied.  VWe'll sends gifts that have? a  lesson to them3 v   ���  f'Elucidate further," I ehcour-  "I ani alll. ears.  Arid:'. no  _,;" I added ^ickly.;;  *5forv ���^oiir 5_-fflt;lE-ni^  tvill get a:v'feait?of ^airit Temtiver;n  ^Said the>Skipper/ *'It wttl assist  her in getting rid of all that  goo she plasters on her face. A  woman of her age ought to  kiiow better than to go arouiid  brought: to Gibsons for inquiry  and burial. The local coroner,  Dr. _\. Inglis gave a report of  accidental drowning on Dec. 14,  1947_f||g %���      ���^���������'  "While working from a small  boat it! is presumed that he lost  his ;balance and fell in, as both  his fishing boat and skiff were  adrift where; he is believed to  haye: disappeared,   r  .^.gGaumont was 34 yeats  of dge/and his only ;i_nown relative; iwas a sister in Quebec. He  waisu buried Friday in the Sea  View Cemetery at Gibsons:  ���IS':��  Bring Your Repair Jobs to Us!  Boot Tanks, Warm Air Heating Furnaces Repaired  Range and Heoter Repairs  CHICKEN FARM EQUIPMENT      !  \ GIJTTERS AND DOWN^IPE  AIR CONDITIONING  ��� V-.!.'  :���'���>��� <*.  '.Coun'e Speck; [Gibsons        ..������:���   Phone Gibsons' 14R  for S. Ash  |THAMS- LANDING^Rur.  ppl services for the late Mr.  S; ^Ash >were held, on Monday*  Jan;; 26, from Gibsonsi'Memorial  Church.  < Irijjthe absence of the Rev.  Thbirias Moore, the service was  conducted by Rey. Frank Bushfield. -Mr. Ash was 83; years  of J>age at his death and ~ with  Mrs,;xAsh had been a resident  of Grarithams for t\fro years. ;  lation ;  To Be Put to Vote  Harley CX Anderson  NATUROPATHIC PH^SiCJAN;  \;      - ;��� ;������:���-��� :���;��� ������ ; Qt ���     r. =' .:,,,1 L, ; :- LL y  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridsiys  Tuesdays5 Thursdays and Saturdays  ������- . >; <-r;;-|2 noon until' 4:30 p.m. I;;,''tp-'  ( ;c  petition frorrithe  Lands Association bear-  ing!$$ signatures has beeri ior-  warded to Minister of Municipalities A. MacDonald request-  irigtthat a plebiscite be granted  the^HiBadlanders to clear up the  question of amalgamation with  Gibspris. One element is opposed; tpj the proposed; union.;^and  thb ^plebiscite, if - granted, will  definitely give the wishes of the  majority. Kiirthei*; actiori will  depend oh the reply frofn the  government.';     l;^,;_-'^l:.  GIBSONS   ,  Fire and Casualty"��� Insurance  Business and Personal PHnting  Office Equipment and Supplies  "Typewriter Sales apdfRentals  lOplditig likejijan ;Iiraum^:bn^iit^  ' _'. wa^th./.. '��� l|ext,: ���^^riies^. '^btit*  'r cori$|B Martha. To her we^ will  seri<|||hree, dozen Lp^'i^pse/.^azpr.  blacie^ your cousiri; MatUda sent  to me.  Goodness Jbaibws'Mai^a  ne^dsiithem^ "a lbf-inore^thari I  dof ;As for iyour Aurit Emma,  she could.easily lose 40 pounds  frpn||ill the right plates. To her  ��� w^bpuld serid--v;/v,;:, >^^i:'L:z  ^Sathrboiri scales?" I; guessed.  ?$b. A head of cabbage and  a htirich of ceiery,,> replied the  Skipper, v reaching; for a cigar.  Thb-I^ as he watched the smoke  ^UElirig upward; hb added, ^As  I re^ai^^^eforej jrour brother  is -i^mari of^tMrid- judgriiei-t;?' ���  FOR SALE  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express, to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast service.   Careful handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  KEYS TO ORDER���  All kinds of keys made to  order. Send sample you wish  duplicated. Muir's Hardware,  at Powell River (Westview) B.C.  r*~' ��'''  A cotton reel sew^ in / the  back of the .pyjamas may cure  snbrers who lie pn their backs,  a London specialist has advised.  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.  FOR SALE  BOAT, 30x9, sound condition,  Chrysler engine, practically  new, fish boat type,.two cabins.  $2,500. W. P. Pieper, Irvine's  Landing.^  .. tfh  ; FOR SALE  16^-FTi cabin cruiser, 2 years old  - 6 h.p. Wisconsin engine with  clutch, $300 cash. Apply Jack  Lowden, Gibsons. 29  :    ^ ^PERSONAL  WE    REPAIR,    re-upholster  , chesterfields, chairs, and occasional    pieces,    slip    covers  made  to   order    Materials   orf  hand. FreV^estimates.' See Ushers Yard Goods;"Gibsons.       30  LOST  ON OCTOBER 15, Dinghy, 7%  ft by 3% ft., ^whitb, red in-  Side; "Twipen" on bars, all in  good -condition. Please notify  Ei C. Earl^; c/b J. McNaughton,  Jervis Inlet; B.C; 29  Poor eyesight may account  for low grades in some students,  doctors say, arid therefore regular check-ups! should be made.  -   ,,.,,,/ PERSONAL;,     ���   ;0'?:  SPECIAL    subscription.    r?ites,  any magazine or perioidical -iri {  the world. Write or pnorie^ \  Jack Mayne, Sechelt, B.C.       tf I  WANTED TO BUY  PIANO in good condition.  Mrs.!  Sue Alexander, c/o Bank ol  Montreal, Gibsons, B.C. 3u]  FOR SALE  LADIES' English bicycle, bram  new; 3 speed gear; handle bal  brakes.    $50.00.    Apply   Gfeei  Acres, Roberts Creek. ," 3(  , FOR RENT  FURNISHED  2  roomed house^i  Middle Point. $8.00 per monthf  Apply  Mrs!   C.   Harper,   Hal  moon Bay. - 3(   _____s   WANTED  TO  BUY,   12  ft  clinker  Mil!  rowboat;  new or used.  Mrs  Rankin, West Sechelt. 3(  ?      FOR SALE  ONE MODEL "A" motor co:  ~ plete with water cooled ma  fold and %" water pump.  {  On this continent alone, more  than 2,000 different riiakes of  cars have been built since the  automotive industry started.  Apply J; Jonas, Selma Park,    a  r     FQR SALE ",  NUBONE cbrpets, expertly ;U\  ted. Mrs. ��.' French, Sechfel  FOR SALE  1936, two and, a half ton- Map]  ' Leaf truck.   Write or phol'  A. H. Brines, Roberts Creek.  FOR RENT  COTTAGE  for rent. Apply.;  L. Jackson, Wilson Creek. J  FOR SALE  COAL and wood burning range  good   condition.    $50.00.  Sands, Box 33, Halfmoon Bay.'J  PERSONAL  CARPENTER     a n d.k   cabine.j  maker,    saw   filing,    kitclu  fitments, house and garden fuj  niture.    Estiriiates   given.    C.  or write,  E.  E.   Turner,  Davi  Bay, Wilson Creek.  SHOPPE  SECHELT  .���..������':������'���-���'���.��� -tk  .������������"���,������,--.������'���'. f  See Us for.;.  ^:<>^tADfES AND MEN'S WEAR  SHOES ��� ALL TYPES DRYGOODS  vV   Closed all day Sunday and Monday  >l  \  -1  World's Most Versatile Gasoline Marine Engine  The 61 Horsepower Sea-Jeep  4 Cylinder���-Direct or Reduction Drive  ock s Engineering  PENDER HARBOUR/ B.C. I Friday, January 30, 1948__  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Three ;  THIS IS AN  ��� let's treat it  CANADA is heavily "in the red" in present  trading with the U.S. dollar area. In our total trade with the world we are in  a good position but not in that part which is done with U.S. dollar countries.  Other countries with whom we-do business cannot pay us in full, either in  cash Or in goods, for the things they buy from us.  This situation is made more serious than ever before because so many  countries, our regular customers, have not recovered from the war. It may  be somes time yet before they get on their feet sufficiently to help put  things right. Meantime, we must find ways and means of balancing pui*  ^wn books andireducihg'our U.S. dollar deficit.  there are two things we can do at the moment... cut down unnecessary  purchases from the U.S. dollar area and increase our production of goods  that can be sold to those countries to balance accounts. It's an emergency  ^hd should be treated as.such. '.���'���>���'"\/":  TO KEEP OUR INDUSTRIES HUMMING... OUR LIVING STANDARD  HIGH, WE NEED PETROLEUM,  i.iV:?-:  _.__\__-_rij>wl:\Srr\ si.j,  .���S    \r     i. V*'  AND  SIMILAR ESSENTIAL THINGS  -^������V/Vt'   * ��� "��� .  _-��� ��� f     **.  WE CAN PAY FOR THESE THINGS IF WE CURTAIL  OUR SPENDING ON IMPORTED NON-ESSENTIALS  OR  TRIMMINGS   .  .  .AT  LEAST  FOR AWHILE  YOU AS A CANADIAN CAN HELP  1. Do not order gowk by mail from other countries... do not buy goods to bring  home when you travel out^e Carn^a. See alto Hem 2.  2. H you feel some purchase is absolutely essential, torn your Collector of Custom  and Excise beforehand, to Imam whether the Hem h prohibited.  3. Look for alternatives or substitutes for the Hems which are temporarily prohrbHed,  '4. M'certaingoods seem to be in short supply, do not overlook the poss.bilHy that  it is seasonal, or merely a local condHion, or perhaps brought about by entirely  -.   unnecessary buying.   ���, ....   ���  :i~L:'LLLL.LL' LyLi   ,��.Lr-ir%^    Ll,:.y%  -���"������.    <���'���'���'' '������ !". .    ������. i       -;, v-:-^r^   'vLr^.V}   _���;_.  5. Be sure to obtain the Tariff Hern Number from your Collector pt Customs..ana.  Excise before pursuing .any inquiry. Quote this number in all conesjooiMnce.  & l&iWE TACkti THIS PROBLEM IN THE SAME SPIRIT OF CO-OPERATION  DEMONSTRATED DURING THE WAR YEARS IT CAN BE SOLVED WITH  LONG-TERM BENEFltTO EVERY CANADIAN,^  EMERGENCY IMPORT CONTROL DIVISION  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE  Ottawa  'flfc-  a:;;ii  vi<iLr,\  Ess^^mss^^fc^  ft)  ACCOUNTING ��� INCOME TAX  m  RE^RODtlCTlOMS ��� BUSINESS FORfcAS  #   DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING  As a new resident on the Peninsula/ I cordially,  invite inquiries regarding accounting and other  services.  A.  L. BRUYNEEL  Selma Park, B.C.  SECHELT  By "Ai&IES"  HAVE been asked by ^several.  ... iyeader-i if .1. had discontinued;  writing for-the paper as Aries  did not head the column last  week. Quite flattered that my  drivel should cause . so much  comment. Yes, Em still with  you.  The annual vestry meeting of  St. Hilda's Church was held recently, with Rev. C. H. Gibbs in  the chair. A favorable report  from the guild was .given by  Mrs. * Arnold president; and Mrs.  Uttley,' treasurer.4 An encouraging report also from the Sunday School which., reopened in  February, 1047,, with Mrs. S.  Redman  teaching   senior   boys,  . rfnd Yvonne Brooker and Mrs,  Brooker taking junior boys and  girls of all ages. Mrs. Clayton's  resignation, as organist was[received with regret .and, understanding. It is hoped that music  Will be furnished by volunteers. Mrs. Clayton to take one  Sunday each./month., Votes of  thanks were ' extended bj the  vicar to all workers, especially  to .Mrs. Clayton:as organist, Mr.  'Hackett; as vyicarts; warden, Mr.>.  Qlayton/J<ar i��S_^^^pre]^ted  ., warmth, -MrJ W>;-B~ Billingsley  as auditor and to Sunday school  teachers. An election of officers  resulted as follows: Lay delegate R. S. Hackett; vicar's warden. R. S. Hackett; people's  warden, J. Mowatt:; treasurer,  E. S.' Clayton; secretary Mrs.  P,H. Brooker. Auditor, W. B. Bil-  / lingsley.   '���'" .���>��� ���*''���>'���':'.  '-;"���_     - *..   *     *   ,    ,   . .     .,[;...'������  At the regular monthly meeting of P.T.A. a special founders'  program was discussed arid  plans were made. Elected to  the committee were Mr. Cook,  Mr.. Ellis, Mrs. Redman, Mrs.  Schott and Mrs. Shaw. Mrs.  Simming as health convenor  suggested plans whereby a dentist'-could, be obtained for the  Sechelt area. Twenty dollars  was given to the polio fund. Mr. .  Ellis introduced the new teacher, Miss Melvin, and it was decided to send a delegate to the  convention. An expression of  appreciation to the teachers for  / the Christmas concert was included in P.T.A. records on motion of Mr. Cooks* Mr. Lawrence was thanked for transportation at that time. Refresh*'  ments were served by convenor -i  Mrs. Al Mee.    ��������������.������������''..      ��� ��;*-. ** ������:<'���  Blinding Headlights  '; Cause Minor Mishap  GIB^dN^^ndy-'; pm   ^   G.:  |.:; ClEiy  missed  a:riasiy  smash, :  arid lost one front wheel when,  they swerved to avoid, hitting F;  .��� ]E$ailey who was proceeding ;up  the highway, just at the bus depot.   Mr. Hill states the lights  of the oncoming car blinded him  temporarily, and when he was  able   to   see   clearly  a^  sudden'  swerve was necessary to avoid ;  a head on  collision.   Mr.  Clay  suffered the most actual ���damage���his   glasses   were   broken  when he was thrown against the'  Windshield.  BULLDOZER  FOR HIRE  ^          Land Clearing  Basements Excdvptedv  <  Roads Built.  Etc.  Albert Danroth  Roberts Creek  L              :..-.:         ���    ���������:     :    ���          "���  Dori& Beaiity:Bqx  Oppbsitbr!Howe Sound  Trading        '  Gibsons Landing  Complete line oif i . .  BEAUTY SERVICES ���  ���Doris Bedwell,f  Operator  ���a.  . i  v>   >  Selma Park  A Complete  Hairdressing  Sieryice  ' ���'���,������;'.���'���  DOLLY  JQNAS  Phone, for Appointments ^  ?'-j  .  MURDOCK  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ��� Fresh Meats and  Vegetables  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  31  I  BUY MEATS  CONFIDENCE  Compare our prices with  the city. We are 5 to 10%  lower. It pays to shop for  your meats at . . . C  H. KENNETT  BOTCHER  Next to Bank of Montreal'  Gibsons Landing  I.. Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C..  friday, January-30, ! 948  "Prompt Attention to Mail "Orders!"-  -V RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  + GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES;  Radios,  Refrigerators and Washing Machines  it FUlliNTTURE:   Occasional Tables,  Cedar Chests, Lamps,'Etc.  u*  RAWS FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B. C. ��� Phone 230  You Saw It In The "fliwi"  i  MV. Gu^fTracler offers fast freight service three times  weekly, with fully refrigerated cargo space if desired.  Shipments must be at Packers Dock, Vancouver, by  34 p.fn. day of sailing.  Ly. VancpuVer      Lv. Vancouver  Wed., 4 p.m.  Ar. Sechelt,  Halfmoon Bay,  Pender Hbr.,  . Thursday  EXPRESS SERVICE  Regular Gulf Lines passenger sailing schedules offer  fast express service daily from Vancouver.   Specify  GULF for better service. ;',,.,"-,-..>���,..;.-., ,V  ST^iSARtt feVTES ��� CAREFUL ^RVICE  Monday, 4 p.m.  Ar. Sechelt,.  Halfmoon Pay,  Pender Hbr.,  Tuesday  Lv. Vancouver  Friday, 4 p.m.  Ai�� S^chielft  Halfmoon Bay,  Pender Hbr.,  Saturday  (  m^mmim***���**  *?%���&��':���- :__^\^W^,'^'^.L:?.r:.::s l  m^m^L^m^r^-^^M-^L-  '*.-". ��� .-'T...  m**^**memP*m  INSURANCE  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  i    Parr, Pearson Agencies  General Insurance  Phone Pearson-Sawyer Office  Sechelt 21-Q - LSL  Hardware; Plumbiiig Supplies  \  HeatingNecessities  >   "Serving the Peninsula" -,  MARSHALL   HARDWARE  Phone Gibson���13K  REAL ESTATE  SHOE REPAIRS  i  , Specialist in  Coast "Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  E. W. Parr Pearson  ;   Gulf Coast Mgr., Sechelt  SHOES  RENEWED  Eric Knufrson  Sechelt  TAXI  TAXI  HARRY SAWYER  .^...;.f^l: SERVIGE.'.,...'���  Phone PearsonrSa^ryyjei: Office  or Residence is SLSSS  PENIN��ULA CABS  24-Hour ..Service  WILSON eCRT_EK and  SELMA PARK  Phone Sechelt 5C2  JTRANSFER-TRUCKERS  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  JACK'S TRANSFER  *-'  Light and Heavy Hauling  Piipjpe .Secheit 1$-TJ.,-.���..  "r t  General Hauling Freight  Carrying, Gravel Hauling  ���,     WlLStfN CREEK  GARAG^-l.Tp.,  . rtJ    ,tPhone. Sechelt 3S  LUMBER AND FUEL  WELDING  i   .i i  f' BURN^qn^J^GKSON  Producer of; <[_tojce Lumber  Wood and Sawdust  Phone Sechelt lS-M-2  ,   Experts in Electric and  Acetylene Welding  .���._���--  Sflver Grille Service Station  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt 15^B-2  By BROWNIE  HERE I am again, last minute  as.: usual���mail leaves tomorrow^ ���';-. morning. Once; ^ week'  ���seemsra long time tb wait,^for  mail but it sure rolls' aroimd iti  a huriy when it means sending  orders, etc.. Some of the gals I  knbw in town would ,re|gily  have a grand time b-^^g^fbbjl:  a week or two aheab^especiallyv  after being used to dashing to  the corner store at 5 to 5.  '...,, L:'L:'- ' *      *     V' ���:������.'',  Well bur camp is back in full  force again, last Friday eve||-  one> crew and families anfi^j|d  back t^ed and weary after* ttfelr  dizzy whi^l for three weeks holiday in; town,; also the pleasure  cruise"���(that's one of the other  names fo'r the trip up here).  They fell me you- leave town  at 9:3Jfc a.m. Thursday and arrive ait Salmon Bay 10, 11 or  12 p'clock that night^^here you  must go ashore ";tor wait ' for  morning and the boat up here.5-=  On, some occasions getting;  ashore means walking, the boom  sticks which for us city dudes  is���as iasy as falling off a log-  other; itimes bur boatmen manage' taKget the boa|^'ngKt iii to  the- "bit walk" which* is or_lyra  fewjl/steps to shore; if ^you are,  lucky you make it all' in one  pieiei You then sp^erid a5 bbzy  niglit? in a nice warm bunk--  housefaridih the morning you  slip; but to the boat<ai_d> after  twb; iipurs you reach*: the iencl  of ^he^Inlet and ;hpme, sweet  home^around npoii^-i^ the title  is right.   More fun!  .  LLLf'. '���  '> '���   .*;;*   ������:* ' .   ��� " ' \  Piy and Irene Jackson arrived  -bacl_;���;^t Salmon BayilasK/w����i��  afti^/^l Christmas holiday with  their families in town.  ,-LLLLL-:y v.v  .:.*':���*,.,.*.; ���'���'������-._ V'- ';.���;. .L:r";  ;S|pi<|wall':* tXpnit);.;' Jackson;  an^vi^rlde also arrived at Sal-  mon^ky, where thfey; will ?et  up "K housekeeping for awhile.  Best wishes to you both and  don't forget to take trip up to  see everyone here.  ;^Mn and Fred Matthias  brought their dad" back with  them.;I guess he is gping ^to  givb; tjie boys a few pointers  when tney move up to the farm.  ��� iL':~%-'L\\"     *     *     #  Eric; Olson dropped in for a  few minutes tonight. He sure  dbesh't like being a bachelor,  even' for a short while. The  odd trip to town makes these  husbands realize they cannot  really get along without us after all���can you George?  ,*  } Once again we are building  bridges, this time a new one at  Clyte Creek. Henry Gilbertson  is back with us to see that the  boys get all the bents, spans  and-stringers in their proper  places^ Until this bridge is completed we need a few more amphibious vehicles so we could  still go for our drives up to the  end of the road.  *,   *    *  �� George tells me he-saw afresh  bear tracks yesterday. I suppose that means they are hungry" and coming out early to  look for a square meal���guess  I'll go to town for a while until  they get filled up.  ieiteral Store  at the Wharf      :>;  Halfmoon Bay-  GROCERIES, MEATS,  FRUITS. VEGETJkBLES  "Maximum power in automobile engines results when about  -12 pounds ot air to one pound  of,fuel are used; the most economical mixture is 17 of air to  one of fuel.  GAS  [Chff ^ttandardof Qp<&i%  ��ULL LINE OF  HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN AT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. AIRLINES  Make applications for  . charter service  \  ^  BUY A HOME SITE LOT  ;i  l-q_     . in the Rapidly Growing Village of  Sechelt now, while you have a choice  Priced from $325.00 to $425.00  Deposits are now being received on lots in-the new  Union  Steamship  Ltd,,   subdivision   located  conveniently close to ![9ht#_power#j^ater and telephone..;  .seiVice as well as to post office, stores and wharves.  ���r^li  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS LTD.  942 West Pender Street  Vancouver, B.C. PA. 3348  !  or  E. W. PARR PEARSON  Gulf Coast Manager, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 21 Q  GULF LINES LTD.  GULF LINES LTD.  PASSENGER AND  EXPRESS SCHEDULE OF OPERATIONS  BETWEEN  VANCOUVER and- WESTVIEW. (Calling # Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour, Vananda,  Blubber Bay, Lund, Bliss Landing, Cortez Island and Refuge Cove.  SCHEDULE No. 8���Effective January 12th, 19-48���Subject to Change Without Notice  Northbound  Lv. Vancouver  Ar. Sechelt -  Ar. Halfmoon Bay  Ar. Pender, Hbr.  Ar. Wrikndk'    -  Ar. Westview ;  Ar. BlubW Bay  Ar. Lund  Ar. Bliss Ldg.  Ar.'Seaford,; ,  Ar. Refuge Cove,  Monday  No  'Northbound  Trip  ��� i  Tuesday,  9:00 a.m.  2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday  9:00 am.  11:15 am.  12:15 noon  1:15 p.m.  5:30ji.m:  4:00 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  Thursday  9:00 am.  '2:00^  2:30 p.m.  Friday  9:00 am.  11:15 am.  12:15 noon  1:15 p.m.  5:30 tfm.  4:00^.01.  3:15 p.m.  Saturday  12:30 noon  2:45p.m.x   8:45 p.m.  3:45 p.m. *  4:45 p.m.  6:15 p.m.  , 7:00 p.m.  8:30 p.m.  " 9:00 p.m.  9:30 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  Sunday  6:30 p.m.  12:00 mid.  leaves  Westview  Mtdijight  Sunday*  xCALLS WILSON CREEK     NOTE: Times other than Westview and Vancouver are approximate.  Southbound  Lv. Refuge Cove  Lv. Seaford,  Ir. \m*m.  Lv. Lund  Lv. Blubber Bay  Lv. Westview  Lv. Vananda  Lv. Pender Hbr.  Lv. Halfmoon Bay  Arv>Vancpui^     ,  Monday  Leave  Westview  Midnight  , Sunday*  Tuesday  Wednesday  3:15 p.m.  3:00 p.m. 5:00 #ni:  2:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  4mm   -  9:15 p;m.|l0:30 p.m.  Thursday  t&JBQ&m:  -Mm  6:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  9:15 p.m.  Friday  3:15 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  5:30 p.m.  10:30 p.m.  Sat  No  South-  abound  fwr,  7:00 am.  7:30 am.  8f:15ajn'  8:45 am.  10:00 am.  11:00$$.  11:30 am.  JiI:l^lp.m.-  2:15 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  5:30 p.m.  ���Vessel Departs Westview Midnight Sunday, calls Vananda 1:00 am., arrives Vancouver 7:00 am.  Feny Wharf, Ft. Columbia St. TA. 2141 Vancouver, B.C.  1  ii Friday, January 30, 1948.  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT. B. C  Page Five  IT^Pf IA BEACH  By NI-TTiCE HJ^M^TON    {  H��p_<^ folks.   Anptlie^ ;>week  and ihbre^glorious^ weatKer.lt  gets more Hke spring every; day.  I see by:; the picture in the  paper of Muriel Dawe thai, she  and her mother, Mrs. Jack Dawe  Of the: Townsite, have arrived  in   New   York   after   several  'V -' -":      i ..V-  t,.v>i  Optometriat  :.L,L:':-:j.yi%^^L>-L    '.:���������������  Office Hours:"  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  --������**   .*."*      ������      '   ���" ' '-        -<*': '_��'������* *       ''  Evening By Apj^ihtment  Every day except Thursday  months in England. I'm sure  they have had a grand trip and  hope to get some news of her  trip later.  Our deepest. sympathy is extended to Mrs... CJeprge Siggers  and sons,.BiU^nd^George, at  the loss of theirs. beloy ed husband and father, George Siggers,  who passed away Jan. 21.  Hope Mrs. Bob.- Maunsey is  feeling, better after;feeing taken  to. Vancouver. Glad to see-Mary  Siggers back -ait^work after be-  off ill since :New Years.  Bill Obeli's mother* :ahd d&&  from Victoria are :visiting them  for a week.- ������������-:/ ������-���\,  Normav\ Adamson's^ mother,  Mrs: HUrrjr; -i^ also visiting here  from Victoria.  Mrs. Doug North had a bridge  Saturday and we all gaineid a  couple of pounds from the grand  .;.��� f"  " t.  r0r\mum<mum  ~pm���  %  Bank of M6ntreat.  GIBSONS, B.C.     '  '':v';'Sub-ag^^.vtb/;'l^..''MaJii Office    /.'  500^  1    '.'/   Vancouver, B.C.  Bank at Gibsdns and have the benefit of both a "town"  account and fuH services 'broughtftp the dopr\ Rates  .and facilities exactly similar to those at the main off ice.  Tuesday���10:45 a-itu���2:30 p-ih.  Friday���10:45 a*iii^-2:30 p.m.    (  Ask for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and ''Services of the Bank of Montreal".  ^__.  tv  1  The reserve under the Mineral and Placer Acts  ..'".' '-   '   "'..    .... .   " '   '    . '���'���''     '-'...V     .   ��� .��� . '.V ���      ';���'-'���. ������'���. ':   ���������-  prohibiting staking of radio-active minerals has  been cancelled and any radioactive mineral may  now be staked according to the provisions of said  ActS*     ' ���-..���-,.,.���.....��.;.> :. j.  - _r�� :' ',*..��� ' *..- v'r     ��' i  ���;&���  . >-''.-5  Any person discovering radioactive minerals  should acquaint himself with the Dominion Atomic  Energy Control Act and the regulations of the  Atomic Energy Control Board.  By   PEAlfc   PUNNETT  ���L   ���)'������  ;0E'i��_iiifcMM,'jo^  LAST week at United Church  we had two guest speakers,  Mr. Jack Colclough . and Mr.  Stuar$;; Pprteous, students attending the Union College m  Vancouver. They came up, on  Saturday wtih the regular student, Mr. Ian McMillan and on  both days they visited as many  families as time permitted.  Mr. Colclough and Mr. Por-  teous were delegates to the  Student Christian-',. Movement  Conference in Kansas during  December, and brought a report  on the work of -the Christian  Youth, in America tpda^. The  service was weft :atter_ded.  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur. Pollard  of Vancouver, were (up over the  weekend to pick out a.lot on  which to build a hom^. The  U.S.S. have sub-divided lots  along the school road from the  school to the main Government  road and already some are being cleared by the new owners.  * '���*'  ���'*���  On January 21, a group of  ladies met in the church.to form,  a ladies' aid. Quite a number  turned out and officers were  elected. Mrs. Punnett was made  president , and Mrs. McKirdy  secretary-treasurer. Meetings  will be held every third Wednesday in the church.  ?���*..*  {. Mrs. Clifford Martin and little son Douglas have been to  Vancouver for a few days.  Little Barbara Ann Jacobs is  in the Children's Hospital in  Vancouver, ^e hope she will  soon be home again with her  Mummy and Daddy, Mr; and  Mrs. Sam Jacobs.  ,p%'p-*��.    * fi'^.--  >r--?fi*<yg->'lr,  Miss Ann Billirigton arid Miss  Phyllis Vernbri have been ih  bed with the 'flu, but at the  time of writing they are feeling  lots better, -v*  *    *,*���..       ���''���������  Mrs. Charlie McNeill with  Rodger and Carolyne have gone  . eats. Elsie Balderson's gained  four pounds. She ate candy all  evening. The first two were  winners, Mrs., Settle, S. Adams,  Dolly Robinson, A;; 6'Kell, M.  McLepd, 0. Baxter, E. Balder-  son, H. Hill, G. Kennedy, D.,  Looyen and yours truly. It' was  my first bridge for two years  but I enjoyed it.  *'���������.*,*'.-.'������  Wisli to extend birthday greetings to Mrs. Allan ClarkV dad,  Mr! Harry Rice, who is a grand  young man of 83 and we hope  he has many more.  iL.-e  . *    #  Well, Robbie Burns dance at  the Townsite was a grand affair.  The Haggis being piped by the  bagpipes plus; the ^wprdv and  into the g^ndCmarch.; The eats  were lovely and^ a ��� goodr timed  was had by all,.-.?, even if this  Sfcotsmari wasn't there. Several-  went up from the beach.  H The Mt. Sheerf Branch of the  Canadian Legion had ^a.guest  smoker on .Saturday^ GWll^tif]  s&p so many from the townsite  afxd apparently everyone had a  good time:  !.m0iv;,  |Well fol^0t?s;|)ast rnidnight  away  past  my  bed-time.;  "\^ien I 16ok;'ia1^.^^-^:;..iia^^irpi  lij*ht going to Wiaste 1 wish I  wis * 4^rouflfe| anct^n fc&lish^ .but  now Pm jiist foolish?  HLike^-to^jsend birthdajr ^reet- ;  ings t^;_^,l_awkshaw at Trail  arid congratulations at becoming  a^r brand new aunty to Sandra  Valerie .Hughes.  FORASMUCH as there is none  like unto Thee, O Lord; Thou  art great, and Thy Name is gre^t  in might. Who would not fear  Thee, O King of nations? For  to Thee doth it appertain: Forasmuch as among all the wise  men of the nations, and in all  their kingdoms, there is none  like unto Thee.  But the Lord is the true God,  He is the living God, and an  everlasting King: at His wrath  the earth shall tremble, and the  nations shall hot be able to  abide His indignation. Thus  shall ye say unto them, the gods  that have not made the1 heavens  and the earth, even they shall  to Vancouver to spend,tlie next  few months at their uncle's  home at Central Park.  *    *  . *  Mr. Bill Jardine arrived back  home again after being a month  at   Prince   Rupert   visiting   his  daughter, Jean.  '���,*���*.*'.������  We are enjoying lovely spring  ]fke weather the last few days  so here's hoping it lasts awhile.  perish from the earth, and from  under these heavens. He hath  made the earth by His power,  He hath established the world  by His wisdom, and and hath  stretched out the heavens; by  His discretion. ,   ���.-.,>   -v^r  O Lord, I know that the v/ay  of man is not in himself;* it is  not in man that walketh to dir  rect his steps. O Lord, correct  me, but with judgment;-not in .  Thiiie anger, lest Thou- .bring ma'./.  to^ nothing,���Jeremiah, 10:- fc  7, 10-12, 23, 24. '��� i  The ,U. S. Department of Agriculture released the first hybrid onion in 1944.  If you get the   ;  . ���: shake!; "*  when you  leave  WAKEFIELD  .  . don't blame u!  ITS THE ROADS!  'J :  TVcm  5 AY E m#" MOti tha�� a Million  SAVEATTHll��f M ...  ; Bank of Montrem ]  ��� ���- .'" ���.        ���'��� .;;:'';?::';   '���'."'. ������'  WORKING WITH CANADIANS IN EVERY WALK OF LIFE SINCE 1117  L  ans s  D  FamilyDruggist  GIBSONS, B.C.  PRESCRIPTION SPECIALIST  ���   .-������        ���,       ���  Check Your Medicine Chest and  Household Drug Stocks Now  LYSOL - 35c, 65c, 1.25  THERMOGENE WOOL 49c.-9.8c  BACK PLASTER (large red flannel) _- 50c  TINCT. IODINE with applicator ___���_  15c  CALAMINE LOTION ___^--~-~--  25c  SUPER ANTISEPTIC (non poisonous, non irritating  ahtiseptiC^-II--_---������-L���U: __���_-_���- _ 50c  HOT WATER-BOTTLES ___._-���-���- 1.00 to 3.00  ELECTRIC'WARMiNG PADS __i, ��� 8.95  FEVER THERMOMETERS ���__: ^���____________ 1.25  FduNtAlN SYRINGES��� - 1.00 to 1.50  GERMICIDAL SOAP ____..-_-._.------^_-___-__- 32c  BORIC ACID :  15c and 25c  KLEENEX _-___^-___-���_._--__-____-___^-___---_--_--_- 17c  FACELLE :___i__^��__���___���____:__-: ���__-__________-_--__ 20c  PURE-Ol_l��E fe>l^ ____d<_i___-__ -L__-_____���___.___-____ 65c   _. 25c and 45c  ���_ _������_.________- 65c  AROMATIC CASGARA  ANALGESIC BALM..'-iJ  Sf ERILe GXUZfe: fffiS  DETTOL ���:-_._-__.���r ______.:"__-.  ___ 12 for 45c  55c and 1:60  A well stocked medicine cabinet means your  assurance in case of accident or illness.  Mail or Bus Orders Handled Promptly Page Six  __THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT; B. C,  .Friday, January 30, 1948  By "GAROLA'  Visiting with the Leather-  dales recently were Mrs. Jack  Leatherdale and attractive  daughter Donna, of Alamada,  B.C.  The daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Don Maqfarlan.e is attending  school in Vancouver and residing  with her grandmother.  . There is a new little boy in  Grade 3, Bob Fleming, he is a  cousin to Gail MacKenzie.  ���..���'���*'   *    *   f  It has been rumoured that the  bird with the long, long legsl and  with an equally r^Phg^ beak has;,  been seen flying around Roberts ?.  Creek with, (yes; sir) about nine  little bundles tfroni. Heaven  about  to  be   deposited  in   and  Boat and Engine  will be HIGHER by Spring  Buy now from our stock!  Briggs from $67.95  Evinrudes from $70.00  GIBSONS  MARINE SALES  Collison's  BarberShop  SECHELT  Due to slackness of business  during the day, barber shop  \ will be open evennigs only  during the" week and all Jiay  Saturday.  Hours will be  Tuesday to Friday  6:30 pjn. to 9:00 pan.        .  Saturdays, 9:30 aan. to 9 p.m. j  about the community!  * *    *     .  Seen tripping to town recently was Mrs. Chris Coldwell and  looking very charming with that  'new look* air.  * *    *'  Papa Shaw has undergone a  slight operation which will  hamper and possibly lose our  forthcoming badminton match  with Gibsons. Why,'oh /why,  do  things  happen  just  at^ this  time!  * *    *  The Roberts Creek P.T.A. met  at .the Kewpie Camp, Monday,  Jan. 19. Mrs. J. Kirkland, president, in the chair.  Two, resignations   occasioned  the election of new officers. Mrs.  A: :I^ewton,;:replacing   Mrs.. C.  Hare! asstteasureii and Mrs. JR.,  :   NitnP ireplacing Mrs. E. Flumer-  !   felt as Kail board representative.  The   great   need   for   a   new  school in this district was again  discussed and the general feeling seemed  to be that it was  unwise to put off action in this  matter much longer.  The entertainment of the evening under the direction of the  social convener Mrs. J. Newman,  took the form of a satyrical skit  depicting the inside story of the  busy life of the follower of art,  and . humorously portrayed by  Mrs. Murray MacKenzie as the  frustrated art teacher, Mrs.  Helen Lowe, Mrs. Mary William-;  son and Mrs. J. Newman as the;'  'daub' students, and Mrs. C.  Bourn as the model, who would  intermittently maunch on sandwiches and drink coffee, much;  to the chagrin of the teacher.  Tea was served by the social  convener, Mrs. Fbulkes and her  assistants.   ������^���"'���4vv, :\ ���������:"���.l:'v.���''������"���    ���   ���  *    *    *  The Pro-Rec got oft to a good  start Monday, Jan.118 under the  direction of, Mrs. B. Marchant,  Sechelt.' There'were over 31 en--  thusiastic youngsters in attend- r  ance.   Any adults who want to^  lose a few pounds or gain a few  muscles are invited to take advantage in the varied programs  to be offered.  Birthday congratulations ...  tan  %>  WILLBAMS CONSTRUCTION co-  contractors  Glen. 0463F s Phone Mar. 3439  BULLDOZING* ROAD CONSTRUCTION, LAND  Large Machines;  HD10 at Sechelt---HDi4G at txibsoiis/  SEE ED BAMFORD f  Clay ChamberlftTs  '  GIBSONS, B. C.  By ARIES  THE ALTER Society Club on  the Indian village had their,  annual meeting recently when  Mary Martha* Joe was elected  president and Susie Jackson secretary. They have also formed  a much-needed si s t e rhood  amongst our native sisters to  help and work for the old people. Mary Martha: is president/  Alice Jackson, secretary; and  Cecilia August, treasurer.  Babies have been born to Mrs.  Joe Paul (Sarah August) and  Margery August. ..';,;...;   \  I thought; when coming  through the village ori ;Suriday  last, wjieh there was such a wonderful/ sujo^et^ J^Hat a pity^it is  that our Indian residents lot is  such ah unhappy one. . The  hbuses are so squalid with card  board covering broken windows.  The houses r are clean enough,  as are also the inmates and the  lines of snow white washing  would do credit to some of the  white residents. Too bad there  is not some industry to give the  girls something to work at. Why  not get a laundry on the village,  they have electric lights here  now and plenty of water. The  girls are such splendid washers  and iroiiersV arid it would pay  them "w^ll.' All laundry; lias to  go to Vancouver where we wait  to Elsie Blomgren : who was i.Ql  on January 12th, Paul Foulkes  who was 9 on January 16, Sue  Wallis who was 9 on January:  21^;t. Next; we^fc to. Sharolynne  Maywood who will be, 8 years  - old, and David Flumerfelt who  will be 10 years old.        -  Mr. J.; Crowe lias -been visiting his family, Mrs. Dayid Pye  in Victoria' and Mriv and Mrs.  Leslie Russell of ��� Abbbtsford; ^  Shiela Smith celebrated her  6th birthday recently.  The Jack Eldreds were Visiting their folks in Chilliwack recently.  Mr; and Mrs. J. Sturgeon and  sons Len arid Laurence are now  residents and building a beautiful horiie just below kenriedy's  California; bungalow. *  The  childreri*s  library is  located in the MacKenzie? home���  ^ hours  1  to; 3; on Saturdays  A  number )t;^    good    books  ,are  ayailaMevat present.  '-L-L L'iL^^^'Ljgi;/-*.^ * '���   LL " ��� L  Don'tlfqrget the R o b e r t s  Creek Badminton (Club dance  Saturday night, Jan; 31, to the  tune, of the Gayjoes orchestra.  See Us for Rodiotor Troubles ��� Cracked Blocks Cold Welded  ."���   ���������-���.������,-������    ������������ .7 ��� ' ���: -A, :, *^5 ��� j-fiA- :       ���   ���>;.,,-.  �����'.:.���;;.,���   ������.::_,?-.-��5 .-      \   - >   ��� :        K;'V';"\'��:     ".��.*��� ���������: ���.''-'   ���  .00  I  .*$_  -m--- �����:-;-��� ^^wiTH^Mittioki-WHJ^  Prices may rise���get your Parts, Tires end Batteries now.  ��� '-:\'V"^^.��^^k^_-JiiV^f";..._V-.-1    ^9M*Li - "4 ������:���''4^Z}M  :1 Idrge^iliightiyvUseci' Cp|ecri^ln Heater ^______:__'__j_______:'  1 Packard 8 Motorv comple|e with rddiatoiv suitdblie for stationary power  plant?r^-_-^_:_---B^  Aft��f FebruaryIsti we only moke oil deliveries Mondays to Frideys.  SILVER BRILLE SE^IGi^iiiM^  1  m*  tOm AND MONARCH DEALER IN WILSON CREEK  iilfsiiii  patiently for two weeks for it  to come back. Here is the germ  of an idea. The Indian boys go  away to; work arid become very  self reliant but not so the girls.  The only occupations which  seem: to be open, to them are the  :c*a__neries and hop; picking. So  here would be a chance to work  arid stay at home;  I  have  beien  asked  to   contradict the item in the Secret,  Cove columri about a week ago:  Mps. Shaw and- Mrf Hay did not;  go   property   hunting, together;  but   were   included -in l.&l very  merry party  consi��ting:; of '$Nhz#  and Mrs. Morrison and family,  Mrs.  Alice  French  and  Major  Shaw  with  David  Shaw.,-., Be--  lieve you rne, it was.a partyttoo.  Due to the -beautiful air Mrs;'  Shaw   decided, she  was   defin-  itelyj hungry and having \ 'found  the store open^prpceeded^^ibuy,;  biscuits,  Prem arid cheese and  made; sandwiches for the party  which all enjoyed. ;      ;  ENTERPRISE VALLEY  By ALMA SUJIDQUISf  Mri and'Mrs. Ben Klein have  arrived home after a Jong visit  in Vancouver. They also paid  a r surprise to Mr; Lein Klien's  people in Cafhpbell River, also,?  to Mr. and r Mrs. Buster Sund-r  quist, former resident^ of Pend-;  er Hiarbour. > :  "  -Also home again are Mr. Earl  McKay arid; Mr. \ Charlie Hied  who has had a.yery;lengthy illness. We jare pleasecL t;o se^ hirri  looking so well: arid 'th^rfxili  just like his old self again.  ���   ������'^������.���'-;...���*������;��� * v*, ',..���? --^ ���;���-:': r? '  Mr.  Louis  Hied; is  awa^; to  Vancouver again on a business  .trip.; .'::,-;. "..LLi^L:i, >' ;���>;���;. ^L H]^  ' ��� ���������.. , . .; ... .   ;'i ��� .. (*L'ft ',.   *^*L~'. ^L'-X'L '''''^������^L^'  stThe Mislsesi^V^  . ��� :-arid; (^aq^il-^^  hasy also returned to his school/  They itre all  looking  forward  to the Easter holidays.  *    * . *'  The Messrs.  Pete Klien and  Jim  Phillips   are  returning  to  their logging operations on Nel^J  son Island. ; ^  ���Mr. Thomas Robinson has returned home after spending the  holidays    with   his    daughters,;  Mrs.  J.  Herstead; and' It_rs.  J.  Johnston of Vancouver.  ��� ' -*':.'    '���.* "���'*���.-,*���' ;���'���;-  Capt. Wilkie was a recent visitor to: Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Sundquist;^ He is planning on  moviriig into his horne here in  the valley sometime in the  sprihg.''- - ":L\:?['  : The Christmas concert given  by the children of Kliendale >  school was every bit a success.  All those who attended agreed  therei should 1_e^ riiore like it.  As this was Miss Ferguson's  first concert we all congratulated  her on giving such a wonderful  \performance. '   : ''l:v; .c-->���,''���' ���'  B�� C. GHEEST  Mrs. Willison has returned to  her home after spending the  Wihter with friends.  David GJrover has left for the  city on business.  -   tyx. Tom Ramsay, Turnagain?  Island, is busy erecting a Avater  tank that will take care of the  .water   supply   during   the, dry  _ season/-' "','���;;.;  ���;���������   '"       ���   '.������'.   - v-'jy    '' ���     --���-.������   ' -���'    ': '_    '������'������mi  Mike Johnson and, his /bqat,,  Diogenes*; are back again; in the  Cove." They are 'tied: up at jMr.  Ramses ilpat; Xe^ ^teis tied;  up Jtpo.; He, has a lot of ;work  to*:do^:. -.-.,."        ;.-'- -.^.'��� r;.-*.^'���--���:���  :.. ���."   '    ���*��� - *": *" ������        ' "v "''���'  The Forestry Department boat, i  Tamarack, is here. Rangers are ���  out checking up on^^new timber i  limits half a ^ile ^6r so back;j  from _ the main, highway where;  logging bperatioris will soon be-;  -giri.- ."���  .L. . .    * ���':.*[ . *.; ..\-���-'".  ���- ��� _ ���     .  -    ;  What with rising prices, bacoh^  especially, a fellow' w��ll be; bet- v  ter off if he gives hi^'gMvavslab!;  of bacon instead of a diamond:;  ring. It will be just as, expen-t  sive ariql twice as useful. 1  ���'���:��������� ',:���:��� '-*���''������''$.'   ������:*'��� ' . ;:i  y. 'Mr. Nprcrpss of the Home^O^  PistributorsvLtdj, was,a visitorl  at the t!6ye receritly^ He ex-;|  pressed pleasure at the way $  Home Oil products are moving 4  here. ��  i ;���>���  GRANTHAMS  LANDING  By jim Rennie  ��� ';���  '%  ;^3  ys$^};4&  : Mrsi Ash and^aughter wish  %>;-��ta^';lrp^-*_^:^  :\:^hiiprirand;;l^_y|dtt  ness of their late husband aM  father, also to thank Mr. and  Mr's. E. Cooper, Mrs. Fisher, MrsC  .Godfrey and Mrs. Steadman for  ^their kind assistance and all  kind inquiries.    :Lr:-m::L-:~:l^-'  'LLL \'LL^.y.._.; ���...:;*     * ' ,.-*.->;;.;  [ Mr. and Mrs. Tom Allan have)  "S left foi* Vancouver on a shdp^  ping trip, where they will start,  from "scratch" aften the disas-l  trous fire which ler^hemhome^l  less. ';\.'- ���'���;.  1  Jhe Jv RI >^Mris^-Myrn^  pdnyho^jqri op^irig^fer a  success^Ml man in tlie Sechelt Peninsijla District.  Established route ^wi t h  many customers.\, For full  particulars apply to the���-  J. R. WaiMns Co.  ;-.;/Tqro.^  Vancouver.   B.C.  L^^r-^.  fC':'-  i:  See Us for You Plumbing Needs  , ,    SALES AND SERVICE   r    , s  Kitchen Sink, 16x24x6, duplex strainer $11.95  Swing Spout Taps, C.P.  _��� $9.05 up.  Stands for qbove^ 8 or 12-inch >_ .�� $1 66  Range Boiler, extra heavy,  No. 30, 22 imp. gal. $18.25  Diyerter valves, with tub filler ; \\\^ ,^  and shower c.p  $19.95 up  We have a complete stock  MaiskalFs Hardware  '-;-^I'  ���tliimiHIIII-^;  GiBSONS, B.C.  Phone Gibsons 3K Friday, January 30, 1948.  . S   I  __ THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B: C.  Page Seven  By LILLIAN McPHERSON  -P.T.A. plans for raising the evjer  - necessary funds for this year  include, a Valentine's Dance 'to  be held Feb. '14 at the; Schpol  Hall. The decorations iandgen-  eral.theme of the good saint will  he carried out . . .and you dre  specially invited to come . i .  and bring a friend..  Cocoa for the school children  is again on "cooking" .. ..and  will go on sale at two cents per  cup this week.       ^ :     t  Square dances are making a  bid for a comeback . . . in next,  oi\maybe the next batch of Teen  Towners ... that is if the efforts  of Miss M. Wagner, and Mr."R.  Elliot; "take". They are included  in the curriculum of the grades  5 to 8 group, and both boys  and girls participate. Mr. Elliott instructs \ the boys^ Girl students report it "swell"'.-, .from  the boys no comment.  *>" # '������;*'  ���#,���*%  % GENEItAi;-:-, L  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries ���- Meats  Drygobds ���'- Drugs  Hardware  ; t:':':::���; ;:^;;":;;::(v:;  Filing Tackle  -"���..'. ���- *   ������"    ���'    "  independent Fish  Buyers  ���  Ship Chandlers  ���  Home Oil Products  at  Hi^pSAIlSVWHARVES.  Zi -T---  Drs. Hugh and Allan Inglis  are to be congratulated on their  hew office equipment, a completely modern X-Ray machine  that is1 capable of taking remarkably accurate pictures, flu-  proscope work; arid treatments.  It is one of the latest models,  and should be of special benefit  . to the peninsula. A forerunner  of the hospital service we hope  to have someday, perhaps, . . .  Friday's Legion whist drive  drevJ; one of the largest crowds  evert in attendance,; arid required  13 tables to accommodate ' fhe  players. Top score for the ladies,went to Mrs. Ji Clay and  Mr. ;,C. Trethewey wpii the gentleman's title for the evening.  Next whist drive, Feb. 6, will  offer an innovation.that should  appeal to all. - The Legion orr-  '*' chestra will be in - attendance  arid -will play for dancirig after  the cards are over; Refresh-  merits will be served as usual.  . '���"-���. '���'���'(���������"; ���.;,  ���;:������; * ;:,!*     ;;v.;  Local children ^vill see the  best of up-to-date^ motion , pictures free under the new plan  of the GibsonsJP,T,A. when they  sponsor the showing of selected  fiims. It was decided that children in. rural areas often miss  the advantages of-visual education through not being allowed  to attend night shows, and a series of the better, movies shown  every five weeks would be not  only good entertainment but  moral and cultural' training as  well.  A board of three, Mr. R.. Elliott, school principal, Mrs. J..  Poole, and C. Leach will select  the pictures. Donations towards  this i fund are being requested,  ancnris"esTi_ft-_tedTt__at an~averr  LOOK!  New, V&yinch galvanized wire rope  13c ft.  12 VOLT GENERATORS with 400 to 500 watt output, complete with cooling fan and heavy duty  rheostat (excellent home, lighting sets)   $40.00  ALMATEX���the wonder plastic paint in clear, for  your linoleum and woodwork or in colors.  Pipe Fittings, a complete stock���Vfe-inch to 2-inch  p,��f- _-r<  V.Beits���EVERY SIZE of belt in  stock���in "B"  width, from 25-inch to 173-inch.  -%  l  V-Pulleys���2-lhch to 16-inch diameter.  i.?  ,    cr    i    -  ,r   1      I  avjJ* /fJ-  r-*%i;  Anchor Rollers, Box Bearings, Stuffing Boxes, Col-  ���  kftjT-; jars^ Exhaust Pipe Coverings, etc.  % -,\ (<i   , jy  A GROWING STOCK OF MARINE HARDWARE  harden Bay Ways & Hardware  /X^;.  ,LrJ  Garden  Pender Harbour  Johh Daly^J^op.  m  J  age dPnation of one dollar per  family wpuld amply cover the  season's pictures,' Any money  for this fund should be sent to  C. Leach. ��� ���?!������? .,L:k'  ll* -.. *���/������������* ������  ' The basket social, anothefe  relic .revived from that by-gone  age whence comes ,the "new  look", can still pack them in, as  the Farmers' Institute proved  Saturday when a record crowd  attended the School Hall at Gib-,  sons and reported a most enjoyable evening.  Two delightful old timers  were among the notables ...  our "Granny" McEwan and  "Chuck" Winegardeii: .' . .'Tis  whispered that Gran's basket  was most interesting arid the  buyer was surely not disappointed in its^Gonteiits.  C. P. Smith, our seasoned seller, acted in the role of auctioneer^ and did a fine job of it,  though for myself, I'd say some  of those husbands did riot need  urging. They had already been  inspired by Reg. Jackson's hospitality.  :Firiancially, a tentative report stated the ~ affair was a  definite success.  '': "'���*��� ���;    ,*���.*...*������  * A very enjoyable musical  evening, which has been described by-the guests as a real  treat was, held, Thursday in the  home of Mrs. Ji * Chambers of  Granthams. Father T.: Reidy,  who is interested in music,_ and  is a singer himself was present  as a special guest; and found an  opportunity to".- better acquaint  himself with- members of his  parish. Those present were Mr.:  and Mrs. W. Steadman, Mr. and  Mrs. Chambers, Mrs. K. Hewitt,  Mrs. G. Walsh, Mrs. A- Alexander, Mrs. E. Nestman, Mrs. C  Cornish, Mrs. M. Usher arid Mrs.  Martin, daughter of Mr. and  Mrs; Ouillet of Granthams,  Mrs. Martin contributed toithe  entertainment, to the immense  enjoyment of all . i v she is a  gifted singer and pianist, and a  delight to hear.  Businessmen at Gibsons pay  trade license fees totanihg 43  percent of the total tax levy  for the village, ^according to  statistics compiled by village  clerk R. Burris who gathered  the data following ;a recent demand of the Ratepayers;'; Association that the merchants bear  a higher levy. It.was shp^,  that although the average license fee df $10, per ^ear is ript  excessive^ *it is co_np_trable; to  what is cdiiect^d on1 siniilar business ��� offices iri similar small  communities. Commissioner B.  Lang suggested the whole tax  structure for the village be investigated and possibly adjusted to meet the demands for new  services and improvements, before one specified group be assessed. It was noted that the  businessnien pay local taxes in  addition to the trade license, as  a   general  rule,   and  therefore  carry the bulk of village taxes:  ..'���:. *������������ * ������.-..���  Due to its steady growth and  proven stability^ ,^i|e: XJil^ons. ,  and peninsular area deserves  the industrial / outlet to Port  Mellon, according to>; a report  credited to E. C. Catsbii, liiin-  ister of public works, who. further agreed that the proposed  road is essential to the development of the area, and the progress of the district, during a  two-hour ���conference with Gibsons�� Trade Board delegates J*  P. Veitch arid P: G. McPherson.  Mr. Carson showed, great interest in the problem^ and discussed the building of this 7^;_xiileis  of rpad at great Iengtlv but  definitely stated that wheii and  if this road is built it shall be  a good one, and at a cost of at  least $30^)00 a mile to eliminate the inevitable expensive  upkeep of a poorly constructed  and temporary highway. Further discussion perids the arrival  of the new topographical  Qibsons Slates Day  For Dumping Garbage  CLEAN-UP day at Gibsons . . ;  an idea originated with the  Ratepayers' Association, will be  set for the early part of March,  and the village will 'notify residents by circular when t6 have  their. junk ready for the pickup truck that will take it to a  landing barge to dump in the  deep water. Tin cans must be  flattened     to     prevent    them  map under preparation, which  places one stretch of road on a  higher level.  It was also learned Sorg Pulp  Company have expressed their  confidence in the area by purchasingvety large timber claims  locally^ which is also of interest;  to the government at this time.  *        *    -;:*   .  Mr. T. Straith is offering cooperation and will investigate  fully the educational necessities  of the Port Mellon area and on  this basis urge the completion  of the road.  .,*.*.���*  Mr. H. Gargrave , has been  very active in this matter, and  is now compiling statistics pn  all aspects of the road question,  and will present them to the  government, urging immediate  action.  floating back in on the tide to  litter beaches. All other noh-  combustible scrap and glass is  acceptable. Garbage that can.  be buried or burned is.not to  be included. No charge .^iil ^>e  made at present for this;^l^anr  up, but it will be paid for but  of the general fund, ah&^he;  levy increased to cover this iteria  in the annual budget.    ���  Should this clean-iip day  prove popular it may become  an annual or semi-annual affair,;  in lieu of regular garbage collection for the area, which investigation has conclusively  shown to be too costly.  In the United States- alone  there are 50 different kinds-of  woodpeckers. ;*;        v  !?*���  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  and FUEL  ��� ������������* ,.'  Gibspn#s,Landing  1  Ushers Yard Good Shop  GIBSONS  SPUN RAYON, 36-inch width, good quolity/colors  yellow, brown and white. Per yard ____ 9Bei to $1-49  DRAPERIES, in cretonne, pebbleton, ascot stripe.  ^ ; M  idttM��L��ih----��M--li  ���iiii-ii i "iiUl   I iii  FOR SAFE COURTEOUS  TAXI SERVICE  1  PHONE  Formerly Jack's Taxi and Blowers Taxi  Phone Sechelt 5C2  Don't Waste Precious Hours  in Slow  Safe Economical Seaplanes ��� Experienced Pilots  Air Express ��� Charter ��� Sightseeing  Timbercruising  TRY US ON THAT NEXT TRIP TO TOWN  For Rates and Information call  ^sociafed Air Taxi Limited  Richmond 1481  or contact our local agents  P^a^irv arid Sawyeri Sechelt  Phbne Sechelt 21 Q or 9-C-4  P. G�� McPherson, Gibsons  Phone Gibsons 2-A Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  .Friday, January 30, 1949.  B  II!  iingies  SECHELT���An enjoyable diim  ner, sponsored ; by Uhion  Steamships Limited,, was held  in Sechelt Inn on Saturday evening, Jan. .21. Its success was  largely credited to MKS..&{Frea,-    tates su^iritehdleiit.:��; " " ^  Union  S.S. and Prank Water-  house. Ltd. ''���;��� LAlL'. -,:,-L.'<- ������ ���v',; ' ' -v    ;  f PreseM ixoih; Ijinon -Ste^m-,  ships were H^;C^-Mc^ean,;a$sjs?'  Jtant; manager! Ilaroicl C^  assistant traffic manager;" Cajit,  ���E:>; Suf-ield,?r inarine ' supeni^-  {tendentj Al W. ;Newma__; ,r=ge4?  eral^_forji&__t ^ageiit; K1V_V Benson%  assastaifc freight ^ a^iit^ i$Ted"  .SiQihgton/ceJstate a^ehti Boweii  ^restate;'Ed J^wright,^e1s-  erjckson,   manageress   ��and\ Ed.  Enwrjtght, estate superintendent.  * Ernie  Pearson  of  the  Coast  News,v acted as chairman.   The  S. -?Beek>o %ss_st��fnt   manager  for    Praiu^  jGompany of^Canada^ ^as; also  present,    Norman  -Burley,  -6*  dinner brought together^ many B.C.;Fir^altid;Cedar;^Lumber  ^businessmenfrom;^lsoh (preek Co. Ltd.;Avdiced his ppinipn^by  to Pender .iarboim -j?he group    saying that; the; directprs; of ithe  Uriibh StearhshipsV^should;?t^ke;  ;a ^greater ;��ite��est t hi ;Coa^a1A$f��<r  fairs^ and ^)|ie !^ th^nshpipUd8  cuss Various shipping ^problem dinner.  consisted of loggers, ���_ merchants,  truckers,' postmasters "vand oth^  ers j ������. who j;wer e^ enabled 'iMi: dis-  R. Burns Re-Elected  SECHELT���A new endowment  plan fpr insurance  was A6utr  lined to the ^edit Union; league  '   when H. C. Bakin, U.B.C. student, spoke here: ���'���-'  The members re-elected Bob  . Burns for another three-year  term as director and Cliff jLeach  will fiU the remaining, year of  Ed Kullander's >term of office  as directb.^ ;^  tee wiHri bee :$ric ; ;Inglis*n K.  Wright, A: Forbes and R. L.  Jackson.   :    ;-hCH ^oVS.^.../...-  ���-������������ -i ,-���? -jf...  ���<.f.M.-r.r��^-��;-.~s-s~v,'��, :^t:  ^p"-hr-'..f~.\.\.r^';-r "���::���'".,;���'.   ���������.���';'���>,:;; -^Photb by JackrCash  AT THE ;E)CTRf ME northwest corner of Vancouver Island is  ��i.-;;.;.-_Q, remote % toilejiwlqnd reach of wa^  Inlet. The above photogrpph is;of Holberg settlement at the  north end of ihe inlet.; This is the world's largest floating logging camp; With q^pppulation of pver.!;25pv-men> ;wphfl!eh arid  children. This rriihiature floating town- has efe^fricity, hot  and cold water, q fire hally a ;cpm^  people, store): pool^  house and cola storage^ all-completewith flpWer gardens an^  pjank side-walks.  The men of tfriS "unusudl^cq  f ih^ hemlock tr^ees for processing into dhsspjyjngIpulpsv^lth  are used ;to rnqke;rayon,; |.|iis one 0-f the lagging Jsifes^ c^f i^he  British Columbia Pulp and >Paper Obiftpai^l^^  British ^Oiyribid's nine P^  ���binedHnvestment:-now^e>cceeds;SQ0  ..^������.:.-/���':."���   --���������..���    .'..-���; ���������������.-������-.��������������� -.-'-.-'��� r--^V'   --.   ' .     -":.���>?< "5-%>i -'v-^ -��� '4.-?y ������������ v t.^^;?.^^-^^^--;'/-^ '������������-,-^  .     .     , ������''..',     r .   ."..'.     :,...'.���'. ,     ,'.  . .".'.. .',.������   ....     . j.f.13 .....'-    ,,r. ..;.���..'..: .,!J',yp,; '������'i,. 'jjj.    ..   .,'���.  T HE SE BON OS HAVE BEE N CALLED  FOR PAYMENT FEBRUARY 1, H48  ;;'; !%�����'. (FiflifWar Loan Bon ds '";���   r;;E;,M:  m  :H~a   y-   L'UJ,  If you ttbld jdny of the above bonds you should  present th0m; to yoiir bank for ipayment <oii  Febri>dify ?lst;L^9^i pr os soon after as possible,  ^rvith al( couppfts of Plater date attached. Sodi  j. \  m..:- X  bonds  yirWJ^hbt; bear   interest^ afterv ^February  ts or this issue bearing other Call Letters  inp^i;1>een' "di^wifi! fbt payment, and should  be  retained by holders.  X�� ���>  .���f'/.'  If you want to be her  ^sweetheart::  ���-send her flowers  Floral Agency  Phone Sechelt 21J2  * The Roman city bf Pompei  was destroyed by a volcano; hi  79 AiD. and. its'-..ruins were npt  fediscbvereti until the 13th cfeh^,  tiiry. _'<...".' ' ':. '.L-:':'l''���':"'���    .t?  ���MM-l  MhM  dOVERHMEMT OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA  LL^:W-^U^  ^LL~SyU^L^  ^'a__-i��i_----i--M^^i^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^l^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  4  ,-.rvv;-r "-.!������"  **i  ���v.-^wfi+'-t iV<v-..^.^.;_  li  Div Malone"  The  J ust Below ^Midway ^tore  Qualitry Drygoods  " ��� *v,>'%;������.'>? ''kill v>v._'-j' ���.'���'..  Rock-Bottom Prices  Friendly Service  i,-.-pp'<j*'y^wV!&Hfc^W^��Vr-;*-^^  - - i*L'r%K  Gibsons  ������ri..---  Geniayoum^ri Malone lead rol'  ^-iivthe poi^uiar ��K^w^leri^^a<hiB|;  Charles IryingT each aftemoonV Mori?  dayP^tiirbuighIWmd^^kt^ faffi. The  absorbing story of the peopfe who live  ax ^Three Oakl i_> p_yientwl by; Ivory  Snow; a Procter & Gamble j^oducti  ���$  ������~**i  NEXT WEEK^S MOVIES  ,���;;,���. .|J^j|p-^j^i^i^^$':;;;  A stirrings story of ,f{va;br_3tl#rs^whQ .went to, war���-  HALFMbON WAY���W__n&__y; February 4  :;m  ���'���(j^Aij?^ :  Sunsiet Magazine Regularly?  >;</.y*..'���'������ --j ���  ���'icy-'  !  f��  -Thursday, February &  ROBERTS CREEK���Fredcy, Februory 6  Ifjj !r.f5R_5_L-__C_!{?v.'  J  t-_  *~p*l"|-  Mr iM- ���  If hot, fill iir the coupon below,  mail; or di^p^myour? store, ^ahd  your name? ^ill?be added to our  mailing list^^;5fY6u wiU then re-  eeivie    ther^ \ ni^aizinfe    regularly  every mpnth ^tlS^^ &"������.'"' tf.^f-i-i.':  .;. L{>*L;-. 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