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 THE Coast News will appear in  its regular size this week arid  thereafter, iri response to many  requests from readers. , The  large size had been tried out  in an attempt to ease the shortage of-labor in -our printing  plants but the;results were disappointing arid as a result the  tabloid size will again be used.  The Coast News also regrets  that it was unable to publish  over the holiday week. .It was  necessary, because of staff holidays, to pass up the post-Christmas issue, but a misundeistanding led to non-publication following New Year's Day.  Christmas is a two-day holiday,  whereas New Year's is only  one, and we were prepared to  publish right after New Year's,  had not most of our correspondents assumed that we  would not be publishing.  However, since all that is  cleared away, we look to the  future, ever-hoping that we  may yet Tie able to beat the  bugbears which have dogged  The Coast News< for two years  ... shortage ot help, difficulties  of maintaining fast contacts- in  our scattered territory, and so  on.   Hope springs eternal!  ���The Publishers.  Women's Institute  Ha? Active Season  GIBSONS���November bazaar  netted $162 for the Women's  Institute according to reports  at a recent meeting. Mrs. H.  Lefeuvre spoke on agriculture  and rising costs, Mrs. L. B.  Knight on women's clubs, and  mmmmmmmmnttmB*  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on LB. Q.-p Southern.. Coa^t.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons, Fort Mellon, Woodfibre. ISquamish,.; Irvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, ; Pender Harbour, ^Wilson  Creek, Roberts; Creek, Granthams  Landing. Egmonti Hopkins Landing,  Brackendale^ G^eekeye,  etc,  ^ .  PUSKESKED BY W2B3B COASTSMEWS, SXaSZTSX)    ,  Business Office:  Sechelt, B.C. 2TBtipnal.Advertising' Office, Powell Bivejr, B.C.  Vol. ill��� He. 26  Seehelf', B.C.  Friday, January 9,  1948 5" per copy, $2.50 per yeor, by most*  ;-V,  *        p     '    *  '/J>'  Mrs. J. A. Attee  Heads Church W.A.  GIBSONS���St. Bartholemew'S  W. A. held their annual meeting on Friday, Dec. 12 in the  Parish Hall. Reports of the  several departments showed an  active   year's   work,   with   all  ���Staff Photo  GULF LINES' new freighter, MV. Gulf Trader, is seen above  on her maiden voyage to Westview. The diesel ship is  captained by D. MacPhail, with Jack Fraser as mate. Unique  feature of the air-conditioned ship is her refrigerated cargo  hold, which carries 20 tons of freight in below-freezing temperatures, thus offering coastal shippers this service for the  first time. The Trader has a total freight capacity of 200  tons, and .will make a rouricfrtnp"frOm Vancouver twice week-  f  Winter Fishing  Good ai Gibsons  THE waters adjacent to Gibsons  have long been noted for the  excellent  fishing.    In the  past;  it  has  usually  been   necessary  to   go  to   some   of   the   proven  grounds,   Salmon  Rock,   Gower'  Point, etc.   Since the run of fair  fish got  under  way this  year,-.  however,    the   residents,    par-,  ticularly those of the Headlands;.  district,   are making 'profitable,  catches    much   closer "to, their'  homes.     In  fact,   some   of., the!  best   fishing  seen   in   years   is-  experienced on the government'.  roads, with fine salmon ten or?  twelve pounds in weight being'  taken   without   elaborate   gear.-  Drift nets and seines have not  as yet been used on the roads,  there  being  some  doubt  as  to  their   legality   in   such   waters.-  The fishing regulations do not;  appear  to   be   specific   on   this:  point.    One  school  of   thought  points  out  that  no   section   of.  the act forbids fishing in or on  government roads; an. opposing  faction points  out that netting  of salmon is usually prohibited  in creeks and lakes, though admitting that the water on ��� the;  roads    is    hardly    turbulent  enough to be classed as a creek,.  while   at  the  same   time   it   is.  only in places deep  enough to  be   classed   as   a   lake.     It   is  of a Consumers' Association to  reduce the cost "of living;, and - all  women in - the district are invited to join. ;    ~  \ One third of net profit of all  money-making projects of the  institute will b6 reserved for a  building fund. *  Newly elected president is  Mrs. J. A. Atlee.ahd secretary-  treasurer is Mrs* N. A. Haley.  A cordial invitation is extended to the ladies of the district  to join this interesting branch  of the church's work.   .  Gulf Lines Starting  Increased Schedule  Sechelt Trade Board Asks  Road from HalUoon Bay  p -cv  j,  SECHELT���Atf the last, execu-  r tive^ council-imeetin^ of the  /Sechelt' Peninsula'::Board of  Trade, main* itemrof discussion  xwas the board's efforts to get  six miles of road surveyed and  constructed.,,     v , ,    ,.^.  This cbastal road t between  Halfmoon Bay and -Sechelt-  Pender -Harbour* highway 'has  assumed-1 importance* far beyond its." actual;; size, since its  construction 'must- -precede^ the  extension of power service to  Residents in that area. - '  The r Board , of [ .Trade -feels  there  is, a^ possibility  that' if  such a survey could be made  Jby    the - government,    private  enterprise would open the road  alolwanee .to   such   an   extent  "that*the public utilities wbiild'  put into effect their plans for  , extension work.  *    The board Is not at' this time  asking   the-public^ works   de- '  .partmeht for the road > itself, but  -for the'sjjtryeyl ' Iri replying to  ? the request for a survey, minister of-public works E. C. Car- '  son states: UI/can quite appre^  ,ciatfe-the desire.of the residents  pf/this area for the construction  of this ^section of road but feel  ..that,    under-   present    circumstances, 'our'efforts  should' be  .'directed to the improvement of  the^ main 'existing ^ highway  which will .serve,. the greatest  number of people:" :. /:  < "TheBoard*of Trade has pointed out to the minister that "the  interests of the entire area are  tcr be served, not only tne tted-  r oof. and Half moon... Bay communities. A rough estimate of  the number of homes to be im-^  mediately affected'*by 'the new  road (from Sargent�� Bay to  Halfmoon, . approximately, six  miles) proved to.b��,62 as compared with two; homes, on the  existing highway.;:. So;\ it .cannot be said to serve the greatest, number at the ^present time.  "The board further pointed  out that "any improvements in  the. established highway -will  not result in new revenue fpr  the government, while establishment of the�� coastal route  would, bring an, immediatel'increase in revenue from taxation.      ... ,'.     .'.'.-'  'Jl  . u��fe feel- that" once the route  of the proposed road is lai<|'out  and, established, the B.Cl;I*ower-  Commission would consider! the  improvements and extensions of.  services -so- urgently nISfeti iri*  the developmentKOf this2, penin^ ;  sula," the board explained./     ,  ;  GULF, Lines announce a new  schedule, effective Moriday,  for thte peninsula and up to  Westview, which the new MV.  Gulf ;Mariner* will take. MV.  Gulf Wing goes up tot a complete overhaul and , refhV .after  al strenuous. yeiar in which -the  gallantf. little, ship was called  upon-, for supreme efforts, and  managed to come through smilr  ing each time.  The new schedule appears on  another page in the Coast News  today, and it is suggested that  it be clipped for reference until  small schedules are available.  .SECHELT���Albert Louie of the  Sechelt, Indian reserve had  his left arm severely lacerated  when he thrust it through a  window at his home Jan. 3. He  was rushed to Gibsons by  Harry Sawyer, for emergency  treatment by Doctors Hugh and  Alan Inglis. He lost a considerable amount of blood en  route.  He was immediately transferred to St. Paul's Hospital'^  Vancouver via Jack Inglis'  speed boat and then.by ambulance from Horseshoe Bay. It  is reported he is making favorable recovery .a;fter a number  of blood transfusions.  Gibsons Schools  Extend Thanks  For Parly Aid  Editor, Coast News.  Dear Sir,���The staffs of the*  Gibsons Elementary and Highi  Schools wish to offer their, sincere thanks to all the/people1  who helped to make the Christ-;  mas parties so enjoyable fori  the children. \ '.  We wish to thank especially-:  the Gibsons P.T.A. for their  very fine work in providing he:  funds for the parties, in'organ-,  izing the catering, and in beingr  present to help, serve the re-;-  freshments. :  Also we are very grateful toi  the Legion Orchestra for thej  kind donation of its services!  for the High School party; tori  the many parents who donated:  the excellent cakes, cookios,;  and sandwiches; to Mr. C. P.' <  Smith for his valuable assist-'  ance as one of Santa's helpers;:  to Mr. Reg. Jackson for a very,  fine donation of fruit;, and' to'  the holiday season on Saturday,, our janitor, Mr. Doug Davies-  tw onu^i��� ., ttt._a_.,��� . for hig  untiring  efforts  in  ag_*  sisting   the   children   and   the5  staff to overcome the many difficulties accompanying the pro-; '  duction of a concert.  The people of this area show-^  ed very definitely that the spirit-  of-Christmas is still very much  alive. '    p  R.  W.  ELLIOT0J.J  CAPT. ROY BARRY  Master of Gulf Mariner  Suitcase Wanders  Off at Wrong Stop  A MIX-UP of checking tags  cast a pall over a Christmas  visit home for Miss BetNty Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  William Graham of Westview.  Miss Graham arrived home for  Dec. 20/to discover at Westview  wharf that one of her three  suitcases had been put off along  the route.  It is believed the errant grip  may have disembarked at Wilson Creek, since the checking  tag had "WC" written dn.it instead of "WV." Miss Graham  is hoping that whoever got it  at Wilson Creek will let her  know, so that it may be returned. The contents are valued at  $80 or $90. It was brown and  white leather bound.  ,  S&-6X *^V  0 g^viHOXOIA  ^n iVIOKIAOHd Page Two,  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B, C.  Friday, January 9,  1948  The age group from 5 to 14  years have the lowest accident  rate of any, with girls getting  hurt only one third as often as  boys.  SECRET GOV  By C. GREEN  from Vancouver for the holiday  season.  Doris' Beauty Bax  Opposite   Howe  Sound  Trading  Gibsons Landing  Complete line of ... .  BEAUTY SERVICES  Doris Bedwelt,  Operator  t  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  *  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  *  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  BUY MEATS  with  CONFIDENCE  Compare our prices with  the city. We are 5 to 10%  lower. It pays to shop for  your meats at . . .  H. KENNETT  BUTCHER  Next to Bank of Montreal  Gibsons Landing  <  Hassans*  GENERAL  Store  PENDER HARBOR  Groceries -���Meats  Drygoods ��� Drugs  Hardware  *  Fishing Tackle  ���  Independent Fish  Buyers  *  Ship Chandlers  *  Home Oil Products  at  HASSANS' WHARVES  CHRISTMAS was a quiet affair  in the Cove. No uproarious  parties were noticed but a  pleasant time was had by all.  JF r e d Tomlinson returned  after a business trip to the city.  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ramsay and their son Dana came  up from the city to spend  Christmas at their home on  Turnagain Island. Dana has  just completed his examinations  for a Second Mate's certificate  and will be leaving shortly for  New York to join one of the  Silver Line ships there.  The news of the grounding  of the Lady Cecilia is well  known now so there is no point  in recounting it. What is not  so well known is that Mr. and  Mrs. Ramsay, while on their  way to the Cove, saw the  grounding and went over in  their boat, Smuggler, to offer  what assistance they could.  They took off 12 passengers  and brought them in to the Cove  where they were landed at r.he  government float. As is generally the case in emergencies the  telephone lines were down and  two of the passengers walked to  Halfmoon Bay, returning with  taxis. None of the passengers  were any the  worse  for  their  experience.  *    *    *  Four old timers in the Cove,  Ed Lang, Jack Gregson, Tom  Sinclair and George Gill, held  their Christmas dinner at the  home of Ed Lang. The dinner,  turkey and all that goes with  it, was cooked for the bachelors by Mrs. Green and later  delivered piping hot. Somebody once said that when a  person passes the fifty year old  mark the stomach shrinks and-  they do not eat halfsasymuch.X  Maybe not but there wasn't  enough left of a 12-pound turkey to make a sandwich after  those boys got through.  Oliver Hanson and Tom Kirk  had Christmas dinner together.  Oliver did very well as a cook  and since Tom was back at  work on his boat, Vanguard 3,  next day, it may be taken the  dinner wa's all that one could  ask for.  *    *    *  Does anybody want a fine  fat sea lion absolutely free? We  don't. You can have this one  for the taking. It floats about  quite unconcernedly. Yes, it is f  dead, very dead.  All communications systems  in Turkey are under government control.  Boat and Engine  Prices  will be HIGHER by Spring  Buy now from our stock!  Briggs from $67.95  Evinrudes from $70.00  GIBSONS  MARINE SALES  "ARE  YOU  COVERED?"  see  P. G. McPherson  At Gibsons  FOR ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE  AND REAL ESTATE  By "CAROLA*  "HOME for  Christmas"   is  the  ultimate  wish of most  individuals   and   here   is  a  list  of  some who were most fortunate:  *    * ���   *  Laurie and Vera Farrar, son  and daughter-in-law of Mrs.  Nan Farrar, came home to Roberts Creek to be with friends  and loved ones.  Mr.   Alfred   Olsen   is  from Minstrel Island.  down  Mr. Allan White, cadet officer  on the "Seaboard Pioneer," arrived two weeks ago from England to be with his parents and  relatives. Spent a week-end._  with his sister Mrs. Gordon  Reeves, and brought along with  him his buddy, Rob Roy, of  Vancouver.  .-,���*'* ��������� *���.     '  Murray and Gwen MacKenzie  were "at home" to Mrs. J. Cog-  Ian, Gwen's mother, also to  sisters and their husbands and  eight children. : *".- ���  *    *    *  Mr. and Mrs. J. Edlund;  Bonnie and Sharleen spent  Christmas in Vancouver, with  Mrs. J. Anderson, Mrs. Edlund's *  mother.  ���',.,*    *.;   *  Mrs. Roberta Chivers and  daughters Marie and ��� Eileen  spent Christmas in Vancouver  with grandparents of the children.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Kirland and  Shirley greeted their loved one  who has been teaching up  country for the past year,  Mr. and*lM[rs. Ricky -Carlsen  spent Christmas and New Years  in* Vancouver with' the family-  : Mrs. J. Daly had as guests  Mr. H. Macintosh and daughters, Mrs. C. Coldwell and sister Vergie.  Mrs. B, Brothen spent Christmas in Vancouver with daughter Kay.  Mr. and Mrs. Don Macfarlane  had   their   respective   families  iSIIIIIHIIH  Arriving just a few days before Christmas to the Blomgren  family was a little bundle of  happiness, weighing tVz pounds,  answering to the name Wayne.  Visiting recently m Vancouver were Mrs. J. Warlow with  her sister Mrs. M. Ironmonger.  * *    *  Mrs; Ruth Mitchell spent a  few shopping days in Vancouver. She also enjoyed the  Croftonian carol concert where  she took a personal interest in  Alice    Clough,   Marilyn   Foley  and Gloria Forst.  * *    *  Many pre-Christmas parties  were enjoyed by the children  of Roberts Creek. The Canadian Legion entertained the  children with a picture show  and carol singing. There were  gifts from Santa to all the little  ones under 12 years. .'  .,���''���.''������������'������*..*���������*'.  Mrs. R. Chivers. and Mrs. A.  Newton combined forces at  East Elphinstone School to entertain the parents. In the evening Mrs. E. Herron, teacher at  East Roberts, entertained grades  5, 7 and 8.  'Specialists in Logging &  Contracting Equipment"  (hit Costs  Boost Output  Wl  POWER CHAIN SAW  Fully automatic clutch . . . Only  one operating lever, the throttle  ... Cannot be stalled . . .weight  72 lbs. and up.  Call or Write for Pamphlet  B.C Distributor  Pemmican used as food s on  Arctic expeditions was originally made by North American  Indians from dried venison  with all fat removed.  During the breeding season  you can easily distinguish the  male salmon and trout from the  female because the male is  more highly colored, his sides  are flatter and his hooked snout  gives him a vicious sneer.  The first subway/ tranisDorf;:  system in the United iStates  began operation in Boston in  1897.  WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION CO.  x    ^    v        t    COlSfTRAGTORS  Glen. 0463F  Phone  Mar. 3439  BULLDQZING, ROAD,CONSTRUCTION, LAND  (CLEARING, EXCAVATING, ETC.  Large Machines.  HD10 at Sechelt���HD14C at Gibsons  SEE ED BAMFORD  "���,������.'. I .... .r .. .- (  Clay Chamberlin's      ,  GIBSONS, B.C.  !IH!IH!IIH!i!Hlliin!l!!HI  UET'S   BE  PMOFICAL!  I have just returned from the MOTOR DEALERS CONGRESS. The outlppk forj  1948 supply 'and 'price-of CARS, TRUCKS, and PA&TS is; still going1x> be governed by the old Scotch proverb���It's hot what you have got to hav��, but what  you can do without������that will help put the country in a position to supply all  the things we like to have and our income will buy, and in practising what  I preach.' ,.'.'   . V   - , ���':'���;-  The SILVER GRILLE GAS STATION, Wi Isori Creek, pledges to you the best services risible���NO CU RE, NO PAY. The SJ LVER GRILLE wi 11 also help if you  want to help yourself, by performing for you with the skilled use of tools needed  at times to complete jobs in which a great deal of the cost is in labor. We give  you a few instances in which you can perform most of the labor at home.;  Brake Rel ine: We will wife power brush the brake shoes, machine rivets oh new  lining----all you pay, cqst of lining and rivets. Building up Worn spots, or lugs oh  shoes, rebush front wheel spindles and springs. The cost pf this job is very  nominal if you take out your own spindles or springs. Spark plugs: Take them  put, we will machine, check them, clean and respqee the points correctly. Practically all car distributers fit on one way> so you cannot go wrong in putting' back,  on. In fact there are many such jobs in which the labor cost is high in the  dismantling and reassernbjjng; Fuel pumps can be rebuilt new. Jets in carburetors^  generators, commutators machined and brushes renewed. Radiators soldered, etc.;  If you have any mechanical problem, whetheror not you have experienced our  superior service, a caII or post card to REG. JACKSON will be answered promptly  and in language you can understand. ^  MICKEY COE/^  JIMMIE FISHER and FRANK YATES live here and want to help, and in meeting  you at the dances and shows/ we will all be proud of our efforts.  ;.,,/.;.;;,.;_ r. t. jackson  SII.VKK   ��WIO.   SEItVICE   STATION  WILSON CREEKS Friday, January 9,   1948.  THE COAST ��NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Three  By NETTIE HAMILTOH  HELLO   folks!     Another   year  gone and hope this 1948 will  be a better one  for everyone,  especially some who have had  nothing but trouble in 1947.  *    *    *  Bob Alexander is again in  the limelight and has sure  started off 1948 on the wrong  foot. It seems as if he has just  got started to work again after  weeks of rest, owing to an operation and now he is in the General Hospital. So far lie: has  been too ill to even have X-  rays, so hope he improves soon.  ERIC INGLIS  GENERAL  TRUCKING  aiidFUEL  Gibs6ii#s Landing  LAIRD'S  General Sioie  at the Wharf  ��� -'..'.-���,   '.'->.      ���-,��'��� ������  GROCERIES, MEATS.  FRUITS, VEGETABLES  lTdcJQu*fc%  FULL LINE OF  >-' HOME OIL PRODUCTS  WHEN JIT THE DOCK  REPLENISH YOUR STOCK  Agents for  B.C. -AIRLINES  Make applications -for  charter service  So good wishes, Bob, from us  all.  p> * * *  Our wishes also go to Mac  McClellari of the Townsite, who  took a heart attack, and hope  he is also improving every day.  * *    *  Also wish to send my belated wishes to Mrs. Eric Anderson, who has been in the  General Hospital for over a  month and we're happy to say  she is improving and may be  out of the hospital in a week or  so and hope. she will soon be  home.  * *   . *  Well we have two more  lucky gals strutting sparklers  so congratulations to Georgia  Roach   and   Robert  Patenaude  and Ingrid Granberg.  * *    *  Well we rang the old year  out as we always do, the gang  being in "Pop" Wills room, and  what a time we had. I had my  cousin and her better half ap,  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith, for  four days; also my uncle Alex  Will, Mr. and Mrs. H. Sherwood, Mel Pfeffer and J.. Gulliver were here for New Year's  supper, after which we had 32  callers Thursday evening. It  sure kept our bartender Johnny  busy.  It was nice to see all the  young gang home from Vancouver, and by the looks of  things they all left to resume  school yesterday.  ���     .*    *  Saturday I had company for  supper, the gentleman was sawing on his meat; says he: "I've  seen tough steak, but this beats  all. No wonder, as it was spare  ribs he was trying to eat? Must  have  been  foggy  weather?  * *    ������"���������  But even when all is happy  and^merry that old man Fate  will insist on hanging around:  Mrs, Bob Mouhsey's mother,  Mrs. Ed Gibson, passed away  pec. 23 after being ill for some  time. On the same morning  it was a shock to one and all of  us-to hear of little Philip Ries,  age 17 months, son of Mr. and  Mrs; H. Ries, passing away.  They had taken him to Van--:  couver the evening before with  what was hoped was flu, but  he passed away in the morning. So it it deepest sympathy  we extend to these sorrowing  families, and also to Joe Dunbar whose brother passed away.  Well I hear another gal is  strutting a sparkler; our Joyce  Harding to Jack Mac K a y  (sounds like a good Scotsman  BUY A HOME SITE LOT  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  L^.   sul^ivisibn   located  con-A  veniently close to light, power/ water and telephone  service as wel I as to post of fice, stores and wharves.  CONSOLIDATED &R^  942 West Pender Street  Vancouver, B.C. PA. 3348  ::"-:yK -L,-: *���������'-"-'or;v v~--':,'V;'  >3. '.. E. W. Pi#R PEARSON ��� I'.'  Gulf Coast Manager, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 21 Q  to meT).    So congratulations to  you both.  * *    *  Glad to report Mrs. Adamson  is looking very well and is  getting stronger every day.  * *    *  I would just like to say welcome to our new general manager, our "Cec" Roper (who  has taken over Mr. Browning's  position), Dot Roper, his wife  and family. I don't know what  we'll do if we have to call him  "Mr." Roper, being just one of  the boys, its always just "Cec."  We know they are going to enjoy living down at the Beach  (seeing it's like California, except when a Squamish blows).  His wife, like myself, is really  an old-timer. I've been here 18  years and she has me beat. I  don't think they are moving  down until after New Year's,  but from, one and all of us, we  wish them every success and a  hearty welcome to the Beach.  *    *    *  Well folks, I'm up to my ears  in work. So for another week  I'll say Cheerio to all my readers of Squamish, Townsite and  Beach.  It isn't much colder to open  the garage doors while warming up an automobile motor,  and it's a lot safer, the National  Safety Council warns. Every  winter brings a needless toll of  carbon monoxide deaths.  Don't   take   a   chance-  and obey traffic rules.  -know  v.  EDUCATION  at  YOUR FINGER TIPS  All over British Columbia, schools tune in for the familiar words.  The British Columbia Deportment of Education, together with the CBC  and its affiliated stations, brings you another school broadcast ..."  a  WHAT ARE SCHOOL BROADCASTS. School broadcasts aim at  presenting material difficult to include in ordinary lessons. They are  especially suited to music appreciation, social studies, English and similar  subjects. Begun as an experiment .more than ten years ago, the first  programs were so successful that the Department of Education decided  to broadcast permanently over the CBC. Half-our programs at 2 p.m.  each school day, from the end of September to the end of April, are  broadcast throughout the province.  HOW ARE BROADCASTS USED? The programs are correlated  broadly with subjects on the school curriculum. Here is the general broadcast plan for this fall:  MONDAY���-Programs on "Life in the Community," emphasizing  qualities of good citizenship.  TUESDAY���Music .appreciation and rhythmics for lower grades.  WEDNESDAY-���Science  series   on   the   conservation   of   Canada's  natural resources.  '.,*>��� '.���'.��� /,���  THURSDAY���Music programs for intermediate grades, to cultivate  a love for the best works of composers.of all countries.  FRIDAY-���Series of national broadcasts which attempt to develop  a strong Canadian spirit in all schools by presenting topics of  national interest.  WHAT IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FUTURE OF RADIO?  Parents and teachers have as much responsibility towards young Canadians in helping them to choose radio programs wisely, as they have in  helping them to choose good reading material. By encouraging the selection of the best programs, we can make sure that Canada will continue  to ask for the best.  Stations over which B.C. School Radio Programs may be heard:  CBC Stations (Pacific Region)  CBR (Vancouver), CJAT (Trail)  CBRX (Vancouver), CKLN (Nelson)  CFJC (Kamloops), CKOV (Kelowna)  CFPR (Prince Rupert)  CHWK (Chilliwack), CKOK (Penticton)  CKPG (Prince George)  CBC Repeater Transmitters  CBRA (Revelsloke), CBRF (Fernie)  CBRG (Prince George)  CBRK (Kimberley)  CBRL (Williams Lake)  CBRM (Creston), CBRN (North Bend)  CBRQ (Quesnel), CBRR (Cranbrook)  Department of Education  DIVISION OF SCHOOL RADIO BROADCASTS  C/O CBR, VANCOUVER, B.C.  123 e Four  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  .Friday, January 9,  1948  <*MCWtM^m��H��  &ke (Eoast Kjexus  3 Lines (15 Words) for 35c 3 Insertion (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  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.  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. .  SWAP  WILL trade lYz acres of table  land, located on highway at  Selma Park (good land partly  cleared, excellent seaview,  phone, light, daily bus service  available) for car in reasonably  good condition. Write or phone  F. J. Mills, Sechelt, B.C. 24  ~ FOR SALE  BOAT, 30x9, sound condition,  Chrysler engine, practically  new, fish boat type, two cabins.  $2,500. W. P, Pieper, Irvine's  Landing. tfn  PERSONAL  CARPENTER and cabinet-maker, saw filing, kitchen:  fitments, house and garden furniture. Estimates given. Call  or write, S. E. Turner, Davis  Bay, Wilson Creek. 24  FOR SALE ,  GAS boat, cruiser, with Ford  engine, length 22 feet, good  condition, motor will be overhauled, $1,000. Apply Coast  News, Sechelt, B.C. 25  LOST  ON OCTOBER 15, Dinghy, 7Va  ft. by<3% ft., white, red m-  "side; "Twipen" on oars, all in  good condition. Please notify  E. C. Earle, c/o J. McNaughton,  Jervis Inlet, B.C.     .*-. 1  W- Graham Sells  Hardware Business  ^GIBSONS ��� On Jan. 1, Wally  Graham, due to ill health,  retired from the hardware  .business. It has now been  taken over by James E. and  John C. Marshall of Gibsons  who have been carrying on a  plumbing business under the  name of Marshall Brothers. The  new business is to be known as  Marshall's Hardware. It will  combine hardware with plumbing. It is the intention of the  new owners to modernize the  front of the store and install  modern fighting in due course  of tone. They will carry a good  Stock of hardware at all times  and feature Gurney ranges,  Standard and Port Hope plumbing and fixtures, also Bapco  paints and varnishes.  The two brothers arrived in  Gibsons, May, 1946, and started  their plumbing business ' andf  have served the district well in  that line. They have hadi 23  years of combined experience  between them in the hardware  business. George Lockett, who  was with Wally Graham, will  remain on as a member of their  staff.  FOR SALE  HORNET  power  saw,  in  good  condition, $300.   See H. Sawyer,    Pearson - Sawyer    Office,  Sechelt, B.C. 1  PERSONAL  SPECIAL ' subscription -. rates,  any magazine or periodical in  the   world.     Write   or   phone  Jack Mayne, Sechelt, B.C.       tf  By LES PETERSON  ll'lllil I lIMII IIMMIII   ll'IIIIIIHH llll'llimil IIIIHUHiHIIMIII'l  "RAID" is the only word that  can explain what happened  to Mr. and Mrs. David Rees  here over the holiday season.  Three sons and three daughters,  21 persons in all, gathered in  Vancouver from that city,  North Vancouver and Victoria  on Saturday to make the sur-  price visit, only to find that  there was no room for them on  the boat to Gibsons. However,  the Union Steamships Company  chartered a bus to carry the  minor invasion to Whytcliffe,  and a ferry from there to Gibsons. They arrived at the Rees  residence singing a parody of  "Rolling Home."  V��% ������i.n  ^^^^o^^^^���*^"  ^>��^>M"MW  0  ���~.��H~II��IW'.I  ii.~ii mi' .-   in-11   urn  INSURANCE  PLUMBING-HEATING  Parr Pearson Agencies  General Insurance  Phone Pearson-Sawyer Office  Sechelt 21-Q - LSL  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  MARSHALL BROS.'  Phone  Gibson���-13K  REAL ESTATE  SHOE REPAIRS  The boatswain's pipe used on  modern naval ships is the descendant of the pipe or flute to  which rowers in a galley kept  time.  Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  E. W. Parr Pearson  Gulf Coast Mgr., Sechelt   .  SHOES  RENEWED  Eric Knutson  Sechelt  TAXI  TAXI  World's Most Versatile Gasoline Marine Engine  The 61 Horsepower Sea-Jeep  4 Cylinder���Direct or Reduction Drive  Haddock s Engineering  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  HARRY SAWYER  TAXI SERVICE  Phone Pearson-Sawyer Office  Sechelt LSL  or Residence is SLSSS  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service    J  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone- Sechelt  21-H2  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  JACK'S TRANSFER  Light and Heavy Hauling  WILSON  CREEK  Phone Sechelt 15-U  General Hauling, Freight  Carrying, General Hauhng  Try' l'.':L^:. ,:-';:..  WILSON CREEK'  GARAGE LTD.  Phone Sechelt 3S  The Human Hand Wdshi ng Action,  of the New Beatty Electric models  assures you of thorough cleansing  of every article from the bulkiest  to the daintiest. Come in and see  them today.  Appliance Needs!  HARDWARE  PHONE GIBSONS, 2U2 Friday, January 9,  1948.  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  .Page Five  SECHELT SCHOOL NEWS  _____        By US'N  WE WOULD like to welcome to  our   school   Miss   N.   Melvin  who will teach grades two and  three;  Far be it from Sechelt not to  keep up with the news of the  world, but we have had the  "partitioning of Palestine" and  now we have the partitioning  of Mrs. Jay's room. Something  new has been added.  A recent visitor to the school  was Marge Jackson who is  spending a prolonged holiday  from Setpn Academy with her  parents at Wilson Creek! Glad  to see you Marge.  We were all sorry to hear  that Earle Gray had the flu  last week. Glad you're better  Earle.  There is a rumour going  around that Miss B. Marchant  is starting Pro-Rec again. We're  all glad and will let you know  the opening date soon.  There are a number of new  pupils in the primary grades  and   we   aire  glad to see  that  '6ldat40,5O,6O?"  ��� Man, You're Crazy  Forget your agei Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  ,'papping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic for weak,  rundown feeling: due solely to body's lack of iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonic Tablets for pep, younger feeling, this  yery day New "get acquainted" size only 50c.  For sale at all drug stores everywhere.  Harry Forbes is also back again.  On behalf of all the pupils  of Sechelt United School I  would like to thank all our  wonderful teachers, Mr.: Brook-  er, Mr. Morrison and Santa  Claus for their co-operation  and interest in making our  Christmas concert a success." I  would also like to thank the  number of people who backed  us up by forming our audience.  We now have a young man*  playing Ambassador of Good  Will "between Roberts and Wilson Creek.   Nice work, Pete.  We were sorry to hear that  Jack Philip cut his hand over  the week-end. It required sixteen stitches, hope its better  soon.  We heard that the efforts of  the Gibsons High Dramatic  Club were pretty good. Sure  hope ours gets started soon.  What theory in algebra did  Winnifred use to prove to her  parents that C plus in B.C.  equalled B plus in Alberta?  7  Princess Louise  Skipper Pays Call  SECHELT ��� Capt. and Mrs.  Peter 'Leslie paid a surprise  visit to Mrs. Ethyl Fredrickson  at the.Sechelt Inn over the holidays. Captain Leslie is the  skipper of the C.P.R. steamship  Princess Louise, which sails the  Alaskan waters and also on the  west coast of Vancouver Island.  It was on his ship that Mrs.  Fredribkson made her recent  voyage to Alaska.  I  SPECIAL  Flannelette Sheets, size 70x84 ���________��������� $4.85  Luncheon and Table Cloths, Pillow Slips, Towels,  Head Scarves, Bedspreads, etc.  Spuh Rdyons, 4 colors, white, yellow, brown  and light blue;.   ;  WooljChecks and Plaids  Fine selection of Draperies���will make to measure.  USHER'S YARD (^  GIBSONS  i,  it  TASELLA   SHOPPE  SECHELT  SeeUsfor...  ladies and men's wear  shoes ��� all types drygoods  ^ l mrs; g crucil  EARLE'S BLACKSMITH SHOP  GIBSONS  JANUARY 12th to 17th SPECIALS  Skidding Tongs, Splitting Wedges, Peavies, Hooka-  roons. Pulp Hooks, Load Binders, Chains, Froes, End  Irons and Hooks, Singletree, Truck Rope Hooks, Grab  and Round Hooks.  Double end Grinder Head, used 3 months, cost $27.00,  and other used tools.  SPECIAL���34 hp. Air Cooled Engine  ''YOU DO BETTER!HERE''  in  Ascribes Evils  m Parlor  wmf����*  MOVIE ENTERTAINMENT  Gregory Peck, Roddy McDowell in  ^Keys of theKin8rdomw  A superb motion picture attraction everyone  7 should see.,  Plus News and Shorts  IRVINE'S LANDING���Tuesday, January 13  Halfmoon Boy���Wednesday, January 14  SECHELT���Thursday, January 15  ROBERTS CREEK���Friday, January 16  Editor, Coast News.  Dear Sir, ��� Regarding the  proposed beer plebiscite being  taken at Gibsons in the near  future, to decide about granting a beer license for a proposed hotel that will be built if  the license is granted.  Surely there should be  enough business to support a  hotel here without having to  resort to a beer license? If  this license was granted, Gibsons would soon be known as  the "Drunks Retreat." They  would come in boat loads, just  manager to trudge from the  boat to the beer parlor ( and  guzzle until the boat returned  again, leaving many dollars in  the hotelkeepers pockets, and  a trail of trouble for the Gib-  sns peple t clean up, and driving away many respectable  would-be visitors, but this  would only be a very small  part of the evil it would cause,  compared with -��� the harm it  would do for the younger people here, as most of the latter  would not trouble to send away  for beer, these people who wish  to procure a "carton of beer,  legally," can do so in ;a few  hours, from Sechelt or Vancouver.  We would like to take this  opportunity of congratulating  our new police force on so soon  clamping down on some of the  illegal beer traffic, also the  able way Magistrate McKay  dealt with the case. We have  no doubt the police chief of  Vancouver would like to see  such magistrates handle the  hold-up with violence cases, so  rampant there.  Coming back to the proposed  plebiscite, why we should all  vote against it is, on^ moral  grounds, we must remember  that around 75v per cent of the  crime in this province, and traffic accidents with loss of life,  can be traced to the use of intoxicants, and worst of all, it  destroys the souls of our people, it being the key that unlocks most all evils, filling our  jails and asylums, and the cost  to us taxpayers for the upkeep  of these institutions is more  than double the amount of  liquor profits our provincial  government makes, huge as it  is, and if this beer license was  granted in Gibsons, we should  require two policemen here,  \ which would mean a.big jump  in the local taxes, and our real  estate values would fall con-  sider ably, as it would drive  settlers away.  Some times we hear much of  the public houses or "pubs" of  England, with "mine hosts." I  would like to say that 40 years  ago (I understand they aret  not much better today with  their mixed night Swimming  pools) they were the cause of  more want and misery than  anything else in the country.  Very many thousands of poor  ������ children from one end of the  country to the other were only  half fed and clothed, the money  that should have been spent on  them having gone into the pockets of these public house keepers, and at that time, many of  the latter were looked upon as  some of the laziest men in the  community.  Plain Common Sense.  City families iri the Pacific  and North Atlantic regions of  the United States are exceptionally large consumers of  milk.  SECHELT ��� Third general  meeting     of    the     recently-  formed   Sechelt -   Peninsuia  Board of Trade will be held on  Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the  Marion Hall at Halfmoon Bay.  Items for discussion.' at this  meeting should be forwarded  in writing to the secretary at  Sechelt before Jan. 12.-  Harley C. Anderson  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  at  GIBSONS, B.C.  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  at SECHELT, B.C.  Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays  12 noon until 4:30 p.m.  SECHELT ANNEX  ANNOUNCEMENT  Owing to ill.health I have been forced to take a  rest. At this time I should like to gratefully thank  people of this Peninsula for their wonderful support  and sympathy. I shall continue with the Undertaking Parlour and Barber Shop at my own home.  Marshall Bros, have taken over my hardware business, and I should like at this time to solicit your  continued support. The name of the business will  be known as Marshall's; Hardware.  ....  WALLY GRAHAM  NOTICE  To Stove Oil Customers  EFFECTIVE JANUARY 19, 1948, all stove oil deliveries will.be made on Thursday of each week.  Please keep a sufficient supply on hand to meet  this request. ��if you co-operate by sending your  orders in advance or putting your name on our regular delivery list it will greatly assist us in giving  you good service.  Wilson Creek Garage Ltd.  General Hauling  Our new truck is available for freight corrying,  general trucking and gravel hauling. Try us for  prompt, efficient and courteous service at reasonable rates.  Wilson Creek Garage Ltd.  Wilson Creek  Phone Sechelt 3S Page Six _  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  .Friday, January 9,  1948  By JIMRENNIE  DBBBH9BBBSBBBH8KB1SCBHB3BSBBB  ON MONDAY evening, Dec. 29,  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Allan entertained a -few friends at  whist. Among the guests were  Mr. and Mrs. Dave Donaldson,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   William  Deans,  Spend the Winter at  Wakefield Inn  All the comforts of home  . . . even food across the  street.  MURDOCH  Marine Supply  ��� Groceries  ��� Fresh Meats and  Vegetable!  ��� Hardware  ��� Shell Oil  ��� Fish Camp  Pender Harbour  Mr. and Mrs. Neal Lowes, Mr.  and Mrs. Grant, Miss W. Do-  herty and Mr. and Mrs. Jim  Rennie. Mrs* Donaldson and  Mr. Grant were the card sharps  and got away with the prizes.  They were all a very jolly  crowd that sat down to a gaily  decorated table of good things  and each guest wore a dainty  cap or bonnet that had been  made by Mrs. Allan for the  occasion. All of the party had  a card representing a bird or  animal and each one had to act  the part which culminated in  uproarious laughter. Mr. Grant  in proposing a toast to Mr. and  Mrs. Allan expressed the happiness of all the guests at being  present.  * *    *  Mr. and Mrs. Pr ingle and  family of Vancouver were  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jim  Rennie over the New Year holidays.  * *'   *  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Thbrburn  of Gleichen, , Alberta, parents  of "Slim" Thorburn of Gibsons,  paid a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Jim  Rennie to renew old neighborly  acquaintances.  * *    *  Mrs.' Innes has received the  good news that her daughter  Jean and her baby boy have  arrived safely at Fort Nelson.  They left Vancouver by plane  and joined her husband who is  with the R.C.A.F.  * #    *  Mrs. Austin of Gibsons had  a happy New Year and reunion  with her  daughters  Hilda and  Elaine and their husbands, Ex-  Sgt.-Major Stallworthy and Mr.  Martin.  "Prompt Attention to Mail Orders!"  * RESTMORE FURNITURE:   Beds, Springs, Mattresses  * GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES:  Radios,  ,. Refrigerators and Washing Machines  ^ FURNITURE:, Occasional Tables; v  ORANS FURNITURE  WESTVIEW, B.C. ��� Phone 230  ��!���  Peninsula Headquarters  ��� Range Boilers  ��� Plumbing Supplies  i  "Serving the Peninsula"  Supplies are available for  all your plumbing heeds.  Contact us now in readiness  for whiter;.  Marshall Bros.  Gibsons Landing  Phone Gibson 3K  Bank of Montreal  GIBS6.NS LANDING, B.C.  Sub-agency to The Main Office  .'���    500-520 Granville St.  Vancouver,'B.C.  n  jo* mum mmm  ill  Bank at Gibsons and have the benefit of both a "town"  account and full services 'brought to the door'. Rates  and facilities exactly similar to those at the main qffice.  li 45 a.m^���2:30 p.m.  Friday^0:45 a.m.---2:S0 p.ih.  Ask for our booklet, "Your Bank and How You May  Use It" and "Services of the Bank of Montreal".  *    *    *.  Today I listened to the BBC  news  from London  and heard  the    commentator    state    that  Britain had loaned Egypt millions of United  States  dollars;  he also gave reasons why, and  said a hard bargain had been  struck but that both sides had  parted on friendly terms.    The  funny   part   is  that  last   week  Britain had no U.S. funds and  Canada   was   running   low   on  U.S. dollars. What made me take  notice  of news  from  the  financial    world    was    that "the  Christmas and New Year festivities   had   left   me  bankrupt  and my mind was in a very receptive mood to absorb the advice  of money wizards.    How  do they do the trick.   This predicament found me in the same  straitened. circumstances   while  trying to make  a  living on a  farm in Alberta.    There was a  celebrity in that province who  said  all he  had to  do  was to  scrape a pen and if we voted  for him he would give us $25  per, month.   Well, a lady friend  of mine helped to elect him- by  a huge majority and as he became premier she was carried  away  with  the  exuberance   of  his verbosity and bought a new  stove on time on his promise,  and she has been scraping away  ever since trying to pay for it.  As   we   listen  to  the   colossal  figures and how they are juggled we wonder if our education had been sadly neglected,  "as they leave us dumb.   To get  back to where we started, Egypt  has been doing her best to kick  John Bull in the pants for years  and good old John Bull retaliates by waving the magic wand  and the good old hat trick.   It's  all a mystery,   I've two friends  whom I should, like to}have at  my sideunear the ^4^/during^  one of these trillonaife ��rpad-  casts, they are C. P. Smith and  Bob  Burns.    C.P,  could  grasp  the meaning of the, trillions and  Bob could act as financial critic  and tear them to pieces.    Who  knows?  BIBLE READING  THE LORD is my light and my  salvation; whom shall I fear %  The Lord is the strength of my  life; of whom shall I be afraid?  When the wicked, even mine,  enemies and my foes, came  upon me to eat up my flesh,  they stumbled and fell. Though  ah host should encamp against  me, my heart] shall not fear:  though war should rise against  me, in this will I be confident.  One thing I have desired of the  Lord, that will I seek after;  that I may dwell in the house  of the Lord all the days of my.  life, to behold the beauty of  the Lord, and to enquire in  His temple. For in the time  of trouble He^ shall hide me in  His pavilion: in the the secret  of his tabernacle shall \ He hide  me; He shall set me up upon  .a.-rock.. /;.'���������.���' ���:���)��� ��� '-'LLl'  Hide not thy face far frpm  me; put hot thy servant'away  in anger: Thou hast been my  help; leaveme not, neither  forsake me, O God of niy salvation. ..   -\["'   - .        '������'..' "'  Wait on^ the Lord: be:o^-good  courage,  and He shall streng- l  then thine- heart:  yfaii,  I Say,  oh the Lord.     ;  PSALM 27: xl^5, 9, 14:  The old complaint, "My feet  are -killing me!' ' literally applies to thousands of Americans  each year, the National J;Safety  Council reports. About one in  every three traffic victims is a  pedestrian.  ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME  MORE PLENTI.FUL DURING  WINTER MONTHS  When cold weather keeps  people indoors, home accidents  go up, according to the National  Safety Council. Home accident  fatalities were fewest from  April to September���2,300 to  2,600 ��� and most frequent in  cold weather���3,300 in January  and 3;600 in December. There's  no place like home���for acci-,  dents.  ACTUAL SIZE picture of the  'wedding present to Princess Elizabeth from the Dominion Command of the Canadian Legion, B.E.S.L., which  will be presented personally  by Prime Minister Mackenzie  King. The brooch, a gold  maple leaf, has a diamond  encrusted stem with diamonds  around the flag on the superimposed Legion crest. It is  enamelled in colours.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings  by Appointment  Every day except Thursday  Don't Waste Precious Hours  in Slow Travel!  Safe Economical Seaplanes ��� Experienced Pilots  Air Express ��� Charter ��� Sightseeing  Timbercruising  TRY US ON THAT NEXT TRIP TO TOWN  For Rates and Infbrmation call        4?  Associated Air Taxi Limited  Richmond 1481  or contact our local agents '  Pearson and Sawyer, Sechelt  Phone Sechelt 21 Q or 9-C-4  ;P. G. McPherson, Gibsons  Phone Gibsons 2-A  \l  A  UNEMPLOYMENT  INSURANCE  COVERAGE  (Authority, P.O. US5U, dJate^DeeeW^er 3rd, 19A7)  ON AND AFTER January 1st, 1948, every ^  employee in insurable employment paid by  the month whose annual remuneration'���]does  not exceed $3^120.00 will be inured under  the Unemployment Insurance,A.ct.-'^f\.;,U ,���',.'  AT PRESENT those p^id by  whose annual remuneration is $2,40  less are insured under the Act.  THE CJl^  .��� of all hourly, daUy ^d pi^  and those paid on a mileage b^  edntmue^tb be insured regardless of earnings.  WEEKLY |i^ES) empl^  irigs are expected to be $3,i20.00 or less per  year will ^continue to befo  Ur^MPLOYMEMf INSURANCE  J. G. Bisson, Chief Commissioiier  R. J. Tallon,  Commtesumsr  C. A. L. MubchIpSon,  Commissioner  p^r.  \ ���:��� Friday, January 9,   1948  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  .Page Seven  Castor Oil Epic on the High Seas  A DEVOUT belief in the Master  Mariner, a sense of humor,  and a dedication of service to  others seems to be the prescription for the ideal parson, Rev.  Alan D. Greene, master of the  Columbia Coast Mission; ship  John Antle, whose parish is the  rocky coast from Halfmoon Bay  up north to the Queen Charlottes. It is not a summer vacation   job.     It   must   go   on,  Collison's  Barber Shop  SECHELT  Due to slackness of business  during the day, barber shop  will be open evenings only  during the week and all day  Saturday.  Hours will be  Tuesday to Friday  6:30 p.m. to 9:00 pjtn.        j  Saturdays, 9:30 aon. to 9 p.m. j  month   after   month,   fair  weather or foul.  As proof of a sense of humor,  read this account from the minister's diary. He had been  called to help a Mr. Bentley, at  Wyatt Bay, not far northwest  of Powell Rivero Bentley had  contracted ptomaine from an  old can of lobsters, and was in  dire straits, and Rev. Greene  agreed to take him to Dr. Richardson at Campbell River. Rev.  Greene's diary goes on:  "And with that he gave his  mother a good-bye kiss, and  went out into the gloomy store  and scooped out all the money  there was in the till, and we  made for the 'Rendezvous.' He  had been torn between two  forms of treatment. One his  dear old mother prescribed, and  one that another good lady held  out as{ the only answer to all  man's ailment, 'Science and  Health,'   to   wit,   Mary   Baker  FOR SAFE COURTEOUS  PHONE  Peninsula Cabs  Formerly Jack's Taxi and Blowers Taxi  Phone Sechelt  Play Safe!  Let Us Overhaul  Your Gar Thoroughly  Winter weather can make driving dangerous.  A sudden skid, a faulty turn can bring finan-  cial and physical disaster. Drive in your car  toddy. We'll fix Tt up right for the coming  season in a jiffy. Low service charge for  thorough, complete overhaul.  S  ervice  GIBSONS, B.C.  Eddy. He had been very loyal  to his mother's treatment and  had consumed castor oil almost  in bulk form. As he staggered  down to the ship, he said to me,  as he clutched my arm: 'I don't  think Christian Science and  castor oil work very well together.'  "'No,' I said. 'Stick to one  or the other.'  "We were soon away, and in  a few hours in Dr. Richardson's  office at Campbell River. Before my friend knew what the  doctor was giving him, he had  another dose of castor oil in his  innards. We wended our way  up to the hospital as the doctor  felt it a wise provision to have  him in hospital over night. I  dropped in to see him about 10  o'clock. The lights in the ward  were turned low, and I arrived  just as a charming nurse was  giving him a little night-cap.  Not to wear on his bald dome,  but to ease his tummy. He got  that down like a good boy, only  to realize he had swallowed still  another potion of his favorite  drink, the same smooth-tasting,  easy-to-take castor oil. He  nearly fled from the hospital in  his night shirt, but, saner counsel prevailed and he spent what  must have been an active night.  The next morning when I went  over to see him at the hospital,  I found him standing on the  Campbell River wharf eager to  be off home."  *  And for illustration of service, read this exerpt from "The  Log," which is the diary of the  minister:  "Another  night,  years  later,  I* was Ji^ading^jip the gulf just  opposite Qystert River on Vancouver Island, when Cape Lazo  called  me by radio,; saying  a  doctor was needed by a family  at Wyatt Bay. The message had  come to Lazo from a tug that  lay abreast of Wyatt Bay waiting for the tide to turn in the  H61e-in-the-Wall,     and     Lazo  passed the word on to me as  skipper of the 'John Antle.'   I  had intended going through the  Seymours,    but    changed    my  course  to  go  up  through  the  Surge  Narrows,   and  by  good  luck hit the Surge on the ebb  tide and came alongside the tug,  and asked them who the sick  person    was.      They    pointed  across to the Wildes' home and  said,  'A chap came out to us  from over there, saying his wife  was very ill and asked if we  could   broadcast   to   the   John  Antle on the off chance of her  being  in these parts.'    In the  darkness, the crew shouted to  me, asking if our ship was the  'John   Antle.'     I   enlightened  them, and just as I swung away  for Wildes' I heard one of the  crew say: 'By God, that's damned  fine   service!'    The   doctor  went ashore and gave relief to  Mrs. Wilde, and then at daybreak we took her to Rock Bay,  where   she  got   further treatment and in a few days was  back  home  again.    Dr.   Dunn  was with us that trip and lie  enjoyed   the v experience   very  much."  Another story in "The Log"  reveals that its gallant crew  will tackle anything; This entry recalls events of twenty  years ago.  "It was at. Lund I first met  Col. and Mrs. Herchmer and  their then wee daughter Laiir-  entia. They and other# were  .making plans for homes they  would build on Savary Island.  The pioneers of Savary in those  days were the Ashworths, the  Keefers, the Maces, and not  long   after   the   Piisburys,   as  well as the Herchmers. The  Townleys were also in that  group. And, I believe, George  Thompson, and at the east end  of the island a man named  Green without a final 'e,' who  was supposed to have been  murdered there, and a legend  grew up around his little cabin  of his ghost that really haunted the place. I never met the  said ghost, although I bravely  visited the" place of a dark  night.  <��  "Not long ago, I had the  pleasure of pulling a small  freighter off the sand-bar at  Indian Point, and felt I had  joined the salvage companieg  in the adventures that fall to  them. But mine was a simple  job. The new .'John Antle' is  only 36 feet long, but she did  the trick and I hauled the  freighter out into deep water,  stern first. This right under  the eyes of the guests at the  Royal Savary Inn, to whom the  previous evening I had said in  my sermon or story 'That I  never knew what a day would  bring forth in the way of new  adventures.' It looked like a  ,framed-up job, to go back there  the next morning and salvage  a ship five times my size right  under their very noses.  "I found a seiner there one  day, tied up at the wharf waiting for a southeaster to go  down. They hailed me and I  went alongsideL and found that  they were more or less lost. I  asked them to show me their  chart. They had none. And  their  tidebook   as   a   guide   to  their proposed run through the  Seymour Narrows. They had  none. 'Well,' I said, 'I'll give  you a rough course to follow.  Let's have a look at the com,  pass.' They had none. I drew  a traced copy of my charts for  them to get them as far as  Alert Bay, and gave them a  tide-book, but I couldn't spare  my only compass. They actually  made Prince Rupert, but some  of the crew deserted there, and  I don't know what happened  finally to the ship."       *  And finally, the recognition  of the Master Mariner . . .this  closing entry in "The Log," for  one of the ship's innumerable  voyages is a masterpiece of extemporaneous prose:  "And so it goes. There is the*  odd rock in those waters with  which I have had too great intimacy, and I'd rather pass  them by and confine my ram-  blings to those good folk whose  lives have been so mtertwined  (Continued on Page 8)  Steele's Radio  and Electric  Phone Sechelt 9k  Guaranteed  Servicing  on all makes of radios  and appliances.  SEND BY BUS  Bring Your Repair Jobs to Us!  Boat Tanks, Warm Air Heating Furnaces Repaired  Range and Heater Repairs  CHICKEN FARM EQUIPMENT  C    -      -     OUTERS AND DOWNPIPE  :   AIR CONDITIONING  Sheet Metal   Works  Laurie Speck, Gibsons        ���    Phone Gibsons 143-R  Les Peterson  GIBSONS  LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE���COAST NEWS  Fire and Casualty Insurance  Business and Personal Printing  Office Equipment and Supplies  Typewriter Sales and Rentals  If the News of Your District  Isn't in the Coast News ...  Are you sending it in? We want correspondents  in all areas. If we can get the news, we'll print  it, but the scattered nature of the territory we serve  means that we must depend on not one or two staff  reporters, but on dozens of our readers in every  nook and cranny of this part of the coast.  ��� ��� You can make spare-time money writing for  The Coast News. Let us know what you would  like to do. Write the editorial office at Westview,  B.C. for details, or start sending in news of your  district today to your local correspondent or to our  Sechelt office.  st Nnn0  >  J Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Friday, January 9,   1948  By MARY SLINN  ON FRIDAY, Dec. 12, the high  school put on a concert. The  program included two one-act  plays: "She's a Beauty," starring Betty Grant, Grace Dickson, Pat Slinn and Bill Pye; and  "A Christmas Star For Olga"  with Ruth Morris, Ruth West-  vand, Claire Veitch, Elizabeth  Cornish," Margaret Weal, Mary  CKWX Dramatic Star  Fletcher. There were songs by  the girls' choir and dances by  two groups of girls. A skit,  "The Langs Went Out" with  Bob Graham, Maldwyn Thomas,  Harolcl Bunkof and Don Graham proved very popular. Another skit, concerning a visit to  the dentist, brought out the  talents of Ted Larnwell, Earle  FoulkQS, Harold Bunkof and  Barry Stewart. Wilf Westman  was the master of ceremonies,  Eleanor Shaw was pianist and  chief advisor for the cast. Much  credit is due Mrs. Rankin, Mrs.  Knight and Mr. Truman who  coached the pupils. Despite  poor weather conditions a large  crowd turned out.  On Monday, Dec. 15, the National Film Board showed films  to the pupils of the school. It  was a very welcome diversion  from school work.  The elementary school staged  its concert on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 18, to a large crowd.  Grades 1-8 helped make the  concert the success it was. .Miss  New, Mrs. Elliot, Miss Steven  son, Miss Wagner and Mr. Elliot  are to be congratulated. The  P.T.A. was very generous this  year and everyone had their fill  of hot-dogs and other refreshments. We still can't figure  out who Santa Claus was!  At the students' assembly this  week the pupils picked the design of a school crest submitted  by Earle Foulkes. These school  crests will soon be on sale.  Welcome to Peggy and Tommy Palmer from Pender Harbour. We are looking forward  to having your older brother,  Jerry, with us next year.   ;  In reply to Us'n, Sechelt; ve  didn't realize you knew what  the "New Look" was. Rather  unappreciated tact on our part.  It may be June in January,  according to the song writers,  but the National Safety Council would like to see it April, in  both December and January.  The first and last months of  the year are the most hazardous, but April is the safest.  w^rW?mmrSl  irW&#8:iri%>r&��Mirrr1  Mercer McLeod, famous Canadian  writer and actor, is the "Man With  the Story," whose tales of the  mysterious and supernatural entertain  a large CKWX audience each Sunday  night at 9:15. This unusual dramatic  program is presented by Parsons  Brown Ltd., Insurance Firm.  NOTICE  I wish to announce that I did not purchase Jack's  or Blower's Taxies and am in no way connected with  the Periirfsula Gabs. ,  HARRY SAWYER  SECHELT TAXI  By ARIES  annHHan  APPROXIMATELY $300 was  realized at the bazaar held  recently in the Indian village;  Mr��. FitzLouie convened, assisted by a committee including  Alice Jackson, Susie Jackson,  Teresa Jeffries, Mary Martha  Joej Joan , August, Kjatherine  Gibson and Violet Gibson. The  friendly spirit that prevails in  the village at one of these  affairs would certainly give the  white settlers some points. One  is made so very welcome and  given of the best. The handi-;  craft is to be much admired,  and the Catholic sisters are to  be complimented on their training which is equal to any high  class girls' school.  Remember Mary Lapansky  who lived with Mrs. Crucil  some time ago? Heard about  her the other day���she is married now. Her name is Mrs.  Newman and she is living in  Ladysmith.  Saw  Wally and June  Smith  and Pat Osborne hiaking a dash  for Gibsons for a hurried trip  to town. '  *    #    *  Watch this column for news  on V.O.N. Next week I shall  have .an important announcement to make. \  We have a famous look alike  in our midst. Have any of you  noticed the close resemblance  to   Nelson   Eddy  (Now    girls,  >: i.-,! - v  Gulf Lines Ltd. Passenger and Express Schedule of Operations Between VANCOUVER and  WESTVIEW. Calling at Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Pender Harbour, Vananda, Blubber Bay,  Lund, Bliss Landing, Cortez Island and Refuge Cove  SCHEDULE No. 8���Effective Jan. 12th, 1948���Subject to Change Without Notice  NORTHBOUND  Lv. Vancouver  _���   Ar. Sechelt __.   Ar. Halfmoon Bay ���  Ar. Pender Harbour  Ar. Vananda _________  Ar. Westview __________  Ar. Blubber Bay ���__  Ar. Lund ______ ___  Ar. Bliss Landing  Ar. Seaford /���__  Aiv Refuge Cove -  Monday  No  North  Bound  Trip  9:00 a.m.  Tuesday   | Wednesday  2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  9:00 a.m.  11:15 a.m.  12:15 noon  1:15 p.m.  5:30 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  Thursday  9:00 a.m.  2:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Friday  9:00  11:15  12:15  1:15  5:30  4:00  3:15  a.m.  a.m.  noon  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  I  8:30  9:00  9:30  10:00  p.m  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m*  p.m.  *  Saturday  12:30 noon  2:45  3:45  4:45  6:15  7:00  Sunday  6:30 p.m.  8:4^p.nii:  12 midnt.  Vessel Departs  Westvttw Midnight  Calls Vananda  1:00 a.m.J  Arrives Vancouver  7:00 a.m. Monday  ���Colls Wilson Creek  NOTE: Times Other Than Westview and Vancouver Are Approximate  SOUTHBOUND  Lv, Refuge Cove   Ar. Seaford _���.____���  Lv. Bliss Landing ���  ���Lv. Lund -___���_-  Lv. Blubber Bay  Lv, Westview __  Lv. Vananda '.'__.__  Lv. Pender Harbour  Lv, Halfmoon Bay _.  Lv. Sechelt  _���___���_:.  Ar. Vancouver   _____  Monday   {   Tuesday  Vessel Departs  Westview Midnightj  Sunday Calls  Vananda 1:00 am.  Arrives   Vancouver)  7:00 a.m.      i  3:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.*  9:15 p.m;  Wednesday  3:15 p.m.  5:00 p.m;  5:30 p.m.  10:30 p.m.  Thursday  3:00 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  5:00 p.m.  6:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  9:15 p.m.  Friday  3:15 p.m.  5^)0 piin.  5:30 p.m.  10:30 p.m.  Saturday  No  South  Bound  I   t   *  Trip  Sunday  :;;7:00AOim^  ':7:30:a.iiK  8:15 a.m.  ���:-i:45':a^m.v  10:00 a.m*  11:00 a.m.  11:30 aim;  ';./l;j1:5p.iii.i  ^2:15 ^p.m.,  3:15 p.m.;  5:30 p.m.  Ferry Wharf Ft. Columbia, Vancouver  Westview Information:  Westvie^r Dock---$6��T J. E. Sanderson-  ���Powell  TA214T  River7751  don't rush; I saw him first.) in  the new man in the gas station,  Gordon Dolman. He assures  me he can't sing, though I don't-  believe it.  *    *    *  Janet Hansen has recently  taken the plunge, we hear she  has become engaged to Roy  Marshall of Rockwood Lodge.  We wish them every happiness.  We certainly had a wonderful concert put on by the  Sechelt school children and  Mrs. Mee and Mrs. Jay whb  were general conveners tell  me that over $125 was collected.  Gifts for'.. 140 pre-school children were bought and candy  and nuts supplied to 250 children. All this was due to the  committees of P.T.A., and Mr.N  Morrison, president of P.T;A.,  acted as M.C. We are indeed  indebted to the teachers, Mr.(  Ellis, .Miss Turner, Miss Mar-1  chant and Mrs. Jay, who work^  ed so hard to make this a suc-j;  cess, and also to Mr. Horaci  Walton Brooker who* with hi  unfailing good humor, gave o  his time and talent at the piano  The items which, 1 most en  joyed were the bialloon dancerf  wtih their  star Master Donald  MacRae taking the lead.    Miss  Turner's room put pn Alice Bhifj  Gown,    with    Marilyn    Horn^  soloing.   Marilyn also sang th*  Welcome Song, and Little Ret  School House.    The   play,  Ca  Pie, put on by Misss Marchaht'i  room, was rather a big success  keeping  everybhe   in   suspens]  as to what was happening riexj  We especially enjoyed the sing  ing of Barry Redman in Sileri|  Night  with , the  chorus^ of t  girls' choir.. Barry wilf go- f  with proper training���we hea ,  comments all around  us as 4  the wonderful quality and ranj  of his voice. -    '  MORE ABOUT  FAITH, HUMOUR . .  [  (Continued from Page 7)  with mine.   It in their childn  and their children's children]  meet today, and the:,. bond ���  comradship seems to be just  strong;: ^ ever "with thei-int  generations.,   They listen wi  deep  interest to  my tales, j  perhaps I spend an evening wi  them up there and tell them  few stories of their  forebes  arid former neighbors. ?  "Some of these yarns sou  fantastic'[ to folk who live an  the humdrum setting of a ci  and yet they are all;"true. 1  back-ground is at times insp  ing in its beauty or grandeur  its utter peacefulness, q  there, amid .surroundings tl  seem so ageless and uritoucl  by all that we qiieerly desert  as civilization, these people l|  their happy lives, and t  church through its living age*  on little mission ships, becon  a part of their lives, and p<  haps enriches the tempo ;  their diay^tq, such ah ext<s  that instead of its being a pi  longed plain-song;; of eventl<  days, life becomes a full hi  mony of adventures, joyous a!  "Sometimes,ras:IClie at a  chor in a land-locked cove, a  th6 night ;.is) utterly still w  the ageless stars loqkiiig d<y  upon- this troubled earthy  almost have this harm  human life with its strar  cadences, i its grand crescent  and those diminuendos, wlj  the lives of my beloved flq  were hushed into the silen  of bewildering sorrow. jA|  behind those stars, and awj  beyond and yet ever about  .- . . God."  The Bandicoot rat is a natf  of the east and its flesh is ea'  by Indians and "Cingalese.

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