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 '-.'-_*?  ' ��� X        "   . Ad Growing  Area on B. u. s p.  "'.criern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons. Port Mellon. Woodfibre. Squamish, Irvines  I-anding, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek. Roberts Creek. Gl-anthams  Landing. Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Bracket-dale,  Cheekeye,  etc.  Vol. Ill ��� No. 25  Sechelt. B. C.  Mariner''iSi*z.  ,��� Three Morning  Sailings Jan. 11  NEW SCHEDULE of Gulf Lines  will provide residents of this  district ,with three morning sailings ofMV Gulf Mariner each  week for Vancouver leaving  Westview at 11.30 a.m., and two  afternoon sailings for the city  at 5.00 p.m.  The morning sailings will ac-  ;;. commodate   those  who   enjoy   a  vffday trip down the coast    in    a  -   minirnum space of time.  ? The Monday sailing will arrive in Vancouver at 5.15 p.m.,  and the Wednesday and Sunday  ship will arrive in Vancouver at  6.00 p.m. There will be no  southbound sailing on Tuesdays  and -Saturdays. __  Northbound   trips   remain  the  WESTVIEW���Plan for the extension of tjie small-boat harbor  same except that there    is    no here has been submitted to the Federal Government at  Wednesday sailing from Vancou-  Ottawa, James Sinclair. M.P. for* Vancouver North informed  ���L.-f_ Qnnnntr  lea^eS  Yan" The Coast News this week.  couver at 9.00 a.m. on Tuesdays, -r,                     ,      .                 ...        ^ ��m xn _?/._.  Thursdays,   Fridays  and   Satur- T    The proposed^extension w.ll cost $169,500.  days and at 7.00 p.m. on Sunday *n. offieiaUy   notifying   James   to accommodate passengers re- Currie; secretary of the wharf  turning from a week-end in the committee, of the move, Mr. Sin-  city. There will still be no North- clair said that when this exten-  bound sailing on Monday. sion is  completed there will be  This new schedule  will  come room for more floats, "but I think  into effect on Tuesday, January it best to wait until then before  11th. going   after   a   still  further   ap-  The Gulf Wing is operating on propriation for more floats."  the same schedule previously is- The  reason for the" extension  sued and connects .with M.V. Gulf is  I j -.  /ii  f<s     if  FT.B__.rS__t_-.__  BY THE COAST -STEWS, HIMIT-SD  Business Office:  Sechelt, B.C. National Advertising1 Office, Powell Siver, B.C.  Friday,  Jan.  7,   1949  5c per copy. $2.50 per year, by mail  To Protect Floats  Jtsk $189,500 Extension  Westview Small Beat Mmxhow  Frozen Surface  Causes Painful  Accident  Sea Bus  Available Jan. IS  GAMBIER HARBOR���The Sea  Bus brought quite a number of  members and friends from Gibsons and district to the Harbour  for the holiday and we do very  much enjoy their company.  A very good time for all concerned is the usual result of one  of the trips���we hope to have  more of them.  By.the way, the Sea Bus will  once again be available to all  who wish to visit the Harbour on  January 15���see Jim Veitch for  sailing time.  WILSONS CREEK���Boxing Day  will  be long  remembered   by   *-���        Txr   ,,    ,,  the   Norburn   family   especially Mrs. W. Hetierman  Mr- S? ��%?%��? JS Oies Suddenly  Road Work May  Start Nexi Year  y-krr.rr.attta    //-.*_. and fel1 on the frozen grounds  OTTAWA    (CP)���-Canada     may whilst walking down the lot at GIBSONS���Death  came sudden-  _��_   i._B.u x.i   l-.c  c-___:xx__v..u  tt- k* work on a Trans-Canada the rear of his home.                         ly to Mrs. Gertrude W. Heffer-  sued ana connects.with M.V.Gulf �� to protect the existing" floats SSmST bTksources  Est" His   Persiste?t   cries   for   help man New Year's Day.  She was  Mariner at  Westview to  trans- since  the harbor entrance as  it MacKfnnon atT?he end of a D ^re answered by several neigh-  born   m    Brantford.     Ont.     48  .fer    passengers    and      express is now needs to be closed up more SSSSSvfecS iSiS "              "            "   "*   "*"*                              W" " RpcnqfPrPfl  Southbound for Vancouver.            by the lengthening of the break-      A ^^ conference * .���  be  A   special   schedule   for   resi- Wdiei* ' called later to'mn<5irt*��r financial  dents of Texada Island wishing      Mr. Sinclair submitted the pro- ^lQd later to consider financial  to shop  in  Powell    River    and Posed   plan   to   Mr.   Currie  and       ' ���       .  . 7 ;.     ��� .     _���     .  District is in effect on Saturdays, said  that he   would be  glad  to      The minuter said the confer- Jackson.                                              anda  cousin C.  Waller.  The Mariner leaves Blubber Bay have the opinion  of the  wharf ence  hadh^u^ht. ��"t.. general.    The injured  man was carried      she  was   a  member    of  at 9.00 in the morning and Van-  committee on the extension.          support tor the completion of the to his home there to await the Eastern Star.  anda   at  9.30 a.m.    and    leaves.     He felt that if more floats were  n,gftway- up to a high standard arrival of Doctor Inglis, who for-      Burial   was   at   Seaview   cem-  We.stview  for  these    points    at  included in the present plant it  as QulcK*y as-availability of labor tunately was at his residence at  etery from the Anglican church,  may   be   thought   the   extension  a��f  "^"ais  made  that  teasi- Gibsons. When the doctor arriv-  Tuesday   afternoon,   January   4.  is merely to protect these instead      ,���L   'nnY%*~m���n   _��� ^   m ed in answer,to the urgent call,  of the floats already constructed.  da*heancJ^f���*^ e���L?Zt H   was   *ound   on   lamination  tar., Sinclair   said   that   whto-^^^^f; 5??t " f that the 74-year-old resident had  Minister of Fisheries R. W. May- ���* ^e  over   2^hollr^   The SUStained * br��ken left leg"       -  hew visited the district recently, shortness of the meeting in which In  a  *ort  ���h*le  the    P^f"*  he_ surveyed  the   present  capa-  all   provinces   were   rIpreSented was resting quietly, awaiting the  cities   of: the small boat  harbor  and     Newfoundland     observers nGCessarv arrangements for trans-  bours   after  a   period   of   about vears aS�� and was a Registered  ten minutes. Nurse for many years.  Those arriving on the scene she leaves to mourn her loss,  were Mr. Wyngard and his son her husband Dr. Hefferman, and  Allen,   Bob   Macleod   and   Mike son, William Docker of Hopkins,  the  3.45 in the afternoon.  Lumber Official  Dies Suddenly  Hte��lC4 ^Sl^n/^w   ^wasimpreSeAwUhtheneed were  present was taken as  a  ���E-2__J��8hS1,_2.- S-.  of further^work   o be done on indication of the genera, a���ee. pita!  OUT A-HUNTING  portation  to   the   General   Ros-  ^SS^^S^tf' SS^'^S^SJ extending the harbor. . ment of all partie^ th^t a coast-      His daughter Jessie, who was  TnSSaJ ��!%.����f kA���_t_5!f *��?,_y      As a conse<*uence> the district to-coast highway should be built spending the Christmas holidays  i��^��?-?*.5*r^ plan  to as soon as.possible.  ,,X with   her   parents   accompanied  .._ . Ottawa?arid^M&iSiiM^  "with   Mr.   Mayhew's   assistance been made in discussion of tech--    It  was  indeed  fortunate  that  I feel sure that I can secure ap- nical   problems   involved,"   Mr. the neighbours were within hear-  s6i-77street in Vancouver  ���H��f had been vice-president and  general  manager  of Sorg.'"Pulp  Co. Ltd., Port Mellon, for four prQVai  0f  this   appropriation  at MacKinnon's  statement  said. ing distance of-the cries of the  years.  Many wartime freighters were  turned out under TMri Lewis'  management at the south (Vancouver) yard of Burrard Dry  Dock Co.Ltd.  Mr.. Lewis   came   to  B.C.   38  the coming session."  BRITANNIA BEACH  By "SLIM"     .  'These included variations in unfortunate man and are to be  standards made necessary by the congratulated for their prompt-  extreme differences in topo- ness and ability. Mike Jackson,  graphy across Canada; variations who had just returned from, the  in cost of construction; differ- christening ceremony of his  ences in amount of construction daughter at Sechelt, was respon-  which has already been carried sible for the SS Mariner making  years ago ' while. associated with HELLO folks! January 3 and its  out in each province by the Prov- an extra call at Wilsons Creek.  Canadian   Northern ; Railway   as an behind us again and I'm sure incial ��� Government, in some cases      Mike contacted the officials at  an engineer. He served five years we   all   had   a   grand   time,   but with Dominion assistance."            Half  Moon Bay,  and  the  skip-  with the Canadian Army in the we>re glad its  12 months  away      It is  understood  the proposal per readily agreed to call.  First World War. ��� ' - -          -���������  '      "--   �����-���-*----���-'  In 1929 he went to Port Arthur,  pht.,   to  join  Provincial   Paper  again.  put  forward   by  the  Provincial      Further    Mike   drow   fo   the  Santa left more than our share tion  the  Dominion  Government  cher,   and  the    station  Co., but came back to B.C. and of gifts. My sister Mrs; Fort and7will provide 50 per cent of the ������:���X  ^ SvL   S,   Sv.1'  was   with   Panifio   Mills   T.td     at   familv    wpr?   im    for    Christmas   ���n���t    _,#    _,_.��.<.ft..,��f.��r.    .,ri+l.      fT.<>   OWnett _ Dy Mrs.  AL   jaCKSOn  was  with Pacific Mills Ltd.  at family   were   up   for   Christmas cost   of   construction   with     the  wagon,  was  arid we all had a grand time.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith  spent New Years with Mr. and  Mrs. Fleming.  The dance was a huge success.  Ocean Falls.  He became manager of "JEfur-  rard South" in 1941. Besides su-  pervisihgf construction of 10,000-  toh freighters, outfitting of aircraft carriers came uhder _iis  wing.  In 1942 he was a shipyard op-  are"alwaysatreat. Tlie novelties tails of construction  erators]^representative    on������  the and hats  were super. The ham  Richard  Coirmussion ^appointed sandwiches   for     supper     were r��r,������*-��,,,_�� P7svn  by .-.Ottawa, in- a West Coast ship- tasty and all in all it was a good i"iprOVe nail  building controversy. dance with not a fight in sight.  Por EnwlOVeeS  Mr.  Lewis   joined  the    Sorg Xc���������^  firm when wartime shipbuilding      Wish  to   express   our  deepest EFFECTIVE January, 1949, btan-  contracts ended. sympathy  to Tom Dobie whose      dard  of B.C.   introduced   im  porting the injured man to the  wharf.  provinces doing the actual wort ������ ^t^'J* T^  of   construction.  Minister of Public Works E. C.  Carson of British Columbia said  a good start had been made to-  -_    .    - ^, _  wards   a   general  agreement   on JNeQCl tOiiaTp Lye  Stan  Nichols  and  his orchestra  standards and other technical de- HARBOR  Officials  again    warn  �� "    .   .  -��� i   -���  rr__ _ i _  ���   . 4-_>w��lrf-i     _-v-C      _-__��w_r-4"*��**rt4-l/VM ^  mariners to keep a special eye  on the Second Narrows if they  use these waters. They are also  asked to reduce speed to a bare  minimum.  Work of recovering cast iron  water  mains just east    of    the  ���Central Press Can a dia r  Winston Churchill, 74 years of  age, is still active today and here  he is shown as he recently went  hunting at Chortwell Farms, West-  erham, Kent, adjoining his home.  He was a member of Engineer-  wife  Jean  passed  away  during provements   in   its     Employees'  Second     Narrows     Bridge���an- Take  Over  Union  ing Iristitute; of Canada, Vancou- the holidays from a heart at-  ver Cltib,: Terminal City; Chib tack. She leaves one son, Tommy,  and Shaughnessy Golf Club. of Trail.  Gharming K4i^  In Sechelt Indian Church  Annuity Plan which will benefit nounced  several  days   ago���will ^���_ ^ _ .  the Company's 230 participating start   right   away   and   continue Oil Ownership  employees. for about six weeks.                         r_WTvnn.QWTT>     nf     TTr.Uo..     o.t  In making-this announcement, .       ftftn                 ���..OWNERSHIP    of    United    Oil  Standard's  president  Ralph    D Location is 1,000 feet  east of     Limited, a company which, for  Baker pointed out that the sub- the  bridge.  Two  scows  will be the past several years, has mar-  stantially  higher costs  involved used'   from   which   divers     will keted petroleum products under        "����M+ inU* ���A ���*�����" the  Richfield  brand  throughout  Vancouver Island and the lower  in the improved features will be operate night and ,day  borne entirely by the Company.  Under the new Annuity Plan,  the employee will, at his normal  SECHELT-r���Of wide interest here matching accessories and Winnie retirement age of 65, receive an  was the Christmas week wed- Peters in pale pink afternoon annuity equal to 2% of his aver-  ding performed in Sechjlt In- frock with matching accessories.. age monthly earnings multiplied  dian Churcli Deceinber-26 when Mr. Charlie Creighton was best by the number of his years of  Melaney Paull daughter Of the roan. : " permanent   employment,  late iSv. and Mrs. Jimmy Paiill     A  reception was held in the      Both the employee's contribu-  of Stpney  Creek    became    the village hall with all people from  tions and those made    by    the  mainland, has been acquired by  Standard Oil Company of British Columbia Limited. This announcement was made today by  Ralph D. Baker, president and  managing-director of the latter  ���concern.  According to the terms of the  scow here was robbed of $400 transaction, capital stock of Un-  Fish Scow  Robbed of $400  EGMONT���The Western Fish Co.  bride of "William Joe son of Mr. the village arid many from out- Company go toward the purchase ^hen thieves broke open a win-  ited   has   been    purchased    by  and Mrs. Clarence Joe, residents side points attending. The bride's of a Canadian Government An- 5*ow anTd *00_k ^ cash box while Standard and the company will  bf; Sechelt Village.                          cake was a masterpiece of four nuity. Purchases of Annuities in ��Yyfr  ..ack Lonsdale was over at henceforth function as a wholly-  Rev. Father Dunlop perform- tiers made by Mrs. Pinchbeck,. excess of the $1200 yearly limit hls boat-                                              owned   subsidiary.   Aside   from  ed the ceremony.                  '             The   village   orchestra   played set by the Government will be The tug Bayburn had a narrow 2?s ���ra^ffer of s^arfs' however,  .:  The   pretty   bride ... made     a for  the  dancing. made from an outside underwrit- escape from sinking after coming ftandards present plans call for  charmingSpicture in long white     WeX take : this   opportunity x>f ing agency.      ..   .- ,        ^        . through  the Skookumchuck the ^���S^,L2>eratl0nS : W^ca[iimue  satixi,  princess  dress   with  lace wishing these young people the     If an employee, after 20 years' other day, when her pumWCTliw; ���unfllsmrDecl-  bishop sleeves and flowing veiT^sti^pf happiness having known service and reaching the age of came plugged  with sweetheart headdress. She William since he was a baby. 50, should terminate his employ- ;.         '  carried  talisman  roses  and  lil-     He  comes  of a well respect- ment for any reason whatever he Roy   Watson  took   the    scow  lies  and was attended by both ed family in the village and his will deceive both his own annuity puirip to them and Harry Page  Irene   Pinchbeck,   who   wore   a grandparents are Mr.  and  Mrs. and the one purchased for him helped with their tow until they  pale blue afternoon frock with Abraham Jeffries. by the Company. were underway again.  ndisturbed.  S3  VIH0XOIA >age Two  THE COAST NEWS. SECHELT, B. C.  GIBSONS NEWS  By E. NESTMAN  COUNCIL NOTES  A   VERY   nice     check     arrived  from   Victoria   totalling   about  $R66. It was certainly a welcome  addition   to   village   finances.  Bill  Skellet, road  commissioner,  sail confined to hospital.  Report from Wally Graham re  his efforts to obtain an ambulance   tor  the  district.  He informed the council, that  h�� had obtpine^ letters from  James Sinclair MP, the two doctors inglis', the Boards of Trade,  and the Pender Hospital, advising the necessity of an ambulance for the district. This too  1 qs been sent, to Ottawa to the  Department of Transport, to obtain an ambulance, from the  States, as none are obtainable in  Canada. He was informed by the  repartment, that this is non-essential for the area.  He is taking the matter up  with James Sinclair, who is expected to be at the Board of.  Trade dinner, and meeting at  Gibsons on January 17.  .Notice is to be posted on Municipal float banning the placing  o" hoats on float as a storage  place, a better float has just been  added to float, and the old one  towed away, but with heavy  boats being stored on this now,  it will result in the same conditions as have been prevailing in  -the past couple of years.  The float becomes badly waterlogged, and soon is of no use for  the purpose that it is originally  intended.  LEGION NOTES  A very successful evening  enjoyed by all t the annual Klondike Night, with drawings for  various raffles in the evening.  Proceeds were for the V.O.N..  The W.A. of the Legion raffled  sweater socks, which were won  by Mrs. Wilson, and socks by  Mrs. Chaster. Turkeys raffled by ~~~" ~  Legion, were won by Mr. D. Mac- are not available at this time.  Frlane,   Mr.   Bob   McNicol,   and  WINTER WEATHER  BARBARA ANN NOW PROFESSIONAL  1949  on for them on Dec. 29, due to  wonderful work done by the  ladies under capable handling  of Mrs. Marge Leslie . . . That  Bill Skellett Sr., is doing very  well, and hopes to be home this  month some time . . . That Hec  Leslie is in General Hospital a  pretty sick fellow . . . That the  Legion New Year's Eve dance  was a real success, and everyone  had  a  grand time.  There were  some  real  nice   evening  gowns^  and ladies certainly turned out in'  grand style for this affair . .  That  the   new waitress   in  Ar-<  nolds Cafe over the holiday, was  Mrs. Prewers' daughtejr. j  LEGION NEW YEAR'S 1  EVE DANCE  A record  crowd  attended the   t  dance in New Legion Hall New ^  Year's Eve, and certainly all had   .  (Continued on Page 8) J  ��� ���Central   Press   Canad.ar  Barbara Ann* Scott, Ottawa skating star who won the world's  crown for figure skating, has turned professional and is the star of a  current ice show at the Roxy theatre in New York. B. A. is shown  here being fitted before one of her performances. Stasia Bennett-and  Milliner  Marcelle are  doing the  fitting.   .  Mr.  Leach.  The  evening was  a  the sudden death of Jimmy Tot-  area.   Our   sympathies    to    his  We've  really    had    a  white  ten, a long time resident of the  CKWX QUIZ HOST  success,   everything "practically Christmas and its been real cold,  buddy with whom he has lived  ��� -.gone by end of evening. Figures the snow has lain around Gibsons for   quite   some   time,     Tommy  "7 for the past two-weeksxand its  Chambers. w- ;   . .   ���.._.  ,,..:;;.������..,  really packed down in spots. :     NEW YEAR'S NOTES  Children having a great time Well the big day will be here  sleighing, and skating. So far and gone by time this paper  very fortunate there have been gets around. Its time to make  no casualties. Trucks and cars those resolutions, that we're go-  having quite a time getting ar- ��ig to break as per usual. Would  ound as roads in places are like like to ish all my readers ( at  glass least two I know of . . Ed. Note:  They   tell  me  very  little   out we read you too_a Very Happy  West, Roberts, and Sechelt be- and FtOS��?OU\^W ZlZ*��� nit  ing comparatively free of this may ^e a11 f* ^at . ^ea9f' ^  white   stuff.  Lucky  people,   but w have hoped for so long become  the   grand   sunshine   during   the a _Tea,lty-.- ,     .. m-iX.  day compensates for the hard ',, ^V**��^r��J%%1^,h���l  eoine more by the Golden Rule", and  orncnMSTc do that kind deed that we never  XX-7       V _���   _      '   *      sem to have time for. This past  Quite a few gone to town for few months have seen the ,pass-  holidays, and quite a few visit- ing of many of our older citiZens.  ors'here for holidays. It has been     very  hard winter'  Amng visitors to Vancouver for m of them Many others  oyer holidays were: Mr. ^and are m and shut_ins. Let's try  Mrs. Lew Reid and family: Miss-and visit them a little more 6f-  New, Mr. and Mrs, -J. Lowden te even to gay hello It not only  oyer to Port Alberni. Mr and gives the patient a lift to his or  Mrs. G Smith,-Mrs. idd, Wilf her morale, but makes you feel  Gray   Miss  Wagner,   Mrs.  Mac-        d tQ think have    done  Donald Mr  and Mrs. Leech, and d  deed   So  once  again  Mr.  and Mrs.  Mcgown to^Nan- Td like tQ a    vef      Happy  I"  Bill   Slater,   one   of  radio's   bes  known announcers and a sport  % authority of note, is master of cert  * monies   on   Mutual's   "Twent.  Questions," heard over CKWX eac;  Monday at 9:30 p.m. Sponsored b;  Ronson, . "Twenty   Questions"   has   aimo,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   J.   Veitch  New Year   to all.  become one of the most popular quiz   and  Clare. Visiting Gibsons Mr.  THEY TELL ME ,  shows heard in this area. and Mrs. Ed Curtis,    and    son,      That Bill Docker going home   -r��� ���*_   Murray  Kane    and    the    Kane New YearV Eve> narrowly miss-  ������ r   l?���}1*: from Port Mellon. Betty  ed ^saste     on the    Granthams  Corlett, Granny McEwens son. brid It was real iQy.. Lucky  Harold Bushfield and Ross Nor- for Bm he wag taM it ea  ! ris The Frank Baileys up for He knocked OUt about 16 feet  holidays visiting the Gardners. Qf ram before the car came  R Lammers to Summerland. Mr. tQ regt with the rear wheels bver  Theed away to Victoria. the end of the brdge.  Hec Leslie came home to spend That Einar Bergen has bought  Christmas with the family, and out Ernie Drew's interest in the  has been very ill. Will be going Merry Em Cafe . . .That Mrs.  down to hospital in Vancouver.      Battison has sold out the Black  and White store, to Mr. Evans . ..  Mrs.  H.  King,  taken very *ill That the children had .a wonder-  over the holiday season also.        fyj time at the- Women's Aux-  . , ������ .   - ���,'    u-fnr.n  iliary  Christmas  tree party put  Very   sad  news     day    before      ���   ?  Christmas and I regret to report  ���-��������� ���   COLLISON'S  BARBER SHOP  SECHELT  Mon.���Closed All  Day  Tues.���9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Wed.���9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Thur.���9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Fri.���-9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Sat.���9:30 a.m. to 8:00 ,p.m.  HAIRCUTS ��� SHAVES  FACIALS ��� SHAMPOOS  Bring Your Repair Jobs to Us!  Boat Tanks, Warm Air Heating Furnaces Repaired  Range and Heater Repairs  CHICKEN FARM EQUIPMENT   x  GUTTERS AND DOWNPIPE  AIR CONDITIONING  Sheet  tiidtfl-ie Speck, Gibsons  Works  Phone Gibsons 8R  iiy  Let Classified Ads  Change   Unused   Articles  from   A Liability To A  Gain  Phone  CAROLA  "i  a  22L, Roberts Creek/ or  Coast News, Sechelt, 37  PHOTOGRAPHY - Portrait - Commercial  C. G. BALLENTINE ��� BAL'S BLK. ~ GIBSONS  Res.������ Phone Granthams, 10Q .���������',"'  Agent���Roberts and Wilson Creek���Carola Forst, 22L  Sechelt-���The Coast News, 37  'Ruv Meat With Confidence  H. KENNETT  BUTCHER  Gibsons, B.C.  Wanted To Buy Livestock and Live Poultry  HOW IS YOUR CAR RUNNING?  Good? .. .Ii not Bring it to  Xenerai i  I MOTORS J  | PRODUCTS |  Wilson Creek Garage  Your General Motors Dealer  WILSON CREEK. B.C.  PHONE SECHELT 5S  WHERE  YOU GET MORE  FOOD  PER DOLLAR!  For Groceries It's  :   its   "  AT GIBSONS  WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION CO.  CONTRACTORS  Glen. 0463F Phone Mar. 3439  BULLDOZING, ROAD CONSTRUCTION, LAND  CLEARING, EXCAVATING, ETC.  Large Machines.   HDiO at Sechelt���HD14C at Gibsons  SEE ED BAMFORD  Clay Chamberlin's  GIBSONS, B.C.  Peninsula Headquarters For  ��PLUMBING SUPPLIES  # RANGE BOILERS f  # GURNEY RANGES  Supplies are available for all  your plumbing needs. Contact  us now in readiness for your  next job, new or re-new.  Marshall's Hardware  Serving the Peninsula" Phone Gibsons 33  ������.-.��������� Gibsons  Sandy Drunfmond Says:  "If you JDON'T like >  Q-PERSONAL SERVICE, and  you DON'T want to  SAVE MONEY, then  DON'T stop at the  HOWE S0��ND TRADING CO. LTD.  GIBSONS, B.C. ^  /'Personalized,  Friendly Service"  J By J. K. NESBITT  ' VICTORIA      (Special     to     The  News)���Department of Health  finds it's a "tough    job    getting,  doctors to go into public health  work and become medical health  officers in outlying areas.  . The trouble is, of pourse, that  . the Government pays these men  li only about $5,000  a    year    and  j that's chicken feed compared to  I what most doctors ca*n make in  [ a year in a city or town.  COCKTAIL BARS SLATED  Sessional topics are commencing to Jine up: margarine will  be a good lively sounding-off  point; so will liquor and cocktail bars and the alleged bread  combine. So will votes for Japanese and labor matters. M.L.A.'s  dearly love to argue about topics that are contentious.  In that way they get better  publicity through the country.  The government, to date, however, hasn't shown any signs of  legislation.  Speaking of publicity, Finance^  Minister Anscomb, who wants to  be  Premier,   is showing himself  quite  good  at   getting    in     the  news whenever he can.  Not long ago the P.G.E. board  of directors* held a-meeting and.  decided to purchase some new  equipment. P.G.E. . president  John Hart was out of town, so  the announcement was made, not  by Premier Johnson, who is also  a- director, but by Mr. Anscomb.  It was a small, relatively unimportant matter, but it shows Mr.  Johnson is perhaps top shy and  doesn't realize the importance  of keeping his name before the  public. Mr. Anscomb. does. All  good politicians do. They believe  that there's only one thing worse  than being talked about and  that's not being talked about.  SCARED TO DEATH  Victoria badly needs another  liquor store, but the (government is so scared to deatfi of the  drys that it .closes its eyes,,to-,the  queues' and" the crowds; and the  general unpleasantness of shopping in the two that are already  iri Victoria. X    X     x  .Victoria 20 years ago had two  liquor stores: today, with the  population doubled there are  still two, although in outlying  Esquimalt there is one. However,  the Liquor. Control Board took  its courage in its hands and just  Before New Year announced that  the special store it opened in  outlying Vancouver for the  Christmas rush would remain.  EGMONT  By   JEAN  JEFFRIES  Congratulations, to Mr.v and  Mi;s. Ray'- Johnson of Universal  Logging, in Salmon Arm, who  are the proud parents of a baby  boy, born in Vancouver General  Hospital.  ���   A  number- of   local  residents  were in  Vancouver  doing  their  shopping   recently,   and   among  them I noticed Mr. and Mrs. C.  r Silvey and and son Bruce, Miss  X Grace Silvey,  Harry Page, Mrs.  ���   R.   Anderson,  Mr.  and  Mrs.  M,  - Jeffries, Mrs. A. Silvey and her  daughter Barbara, and also yours  trfily, with the young one, who  had to see Santa.  Met Carola while bumping along in the bus from Sechelt the  other day.  Had a very nice chat  in between the jolts. I had heard  _   lots about the  condition  of the  roads, and now I know it's true'.  (Ed.   Note���Sorry,   Jean,   that  this one arrived too late for the  December 23 issue.: However, we  like it and hope you will keep up  .7 the good work. .  Why Repeat Mistakes . . . in repairing these roads  THE "Christmas Present received by the residents of the Peninsula in the form of temporary repairs to the roads is being questioned.  The Department's employee's have commenced once again to use the gravel from the  Porpoise Bay pit on the Sechelt road. This so-  called gravel has already proven to be useless  for the purpose. The same material,has been  used from time to time on the road here and  has just as promptly been washed off in the  first good rain.  Now the question is: why, when there is  better material available, use that which has  already proven useless?  True, while the present weather holds, the  aotholes will be temporarily filled up, but the  weatherman cannot guarantee any indefinite  period of this same brand, nor do we wish for  any more of it.  1^��___LIJ.C�� Constitution   . . . a covenant of communism  FULL  OF sound  and    fury    and    signifying  nothing v beyond a stream of vilification  against the concepts of law and order, Harold  Pritchett, czar of the national council of the  Woodworkers Industrial Union of Canada,  at a recent meeting in Westview, launched a  scathing attack upon everything from private  enterprise to IWA policy.  And as the war of words and picket line  politics continues to rage between the IWA  and the newly-spawned WIUC, the air has  become filled with charges, counter-charges,  lies .ind slander until the real issue has tended  to become confused in the minds of many.  TBut perhaps the key to the jig-saw lies in  the constitution of the WIUC itself, which is  a beautiful piece of work filled with fine  phrases, with no mention of. a secret ballot  and with carefully worded counter phrases  which allow the executive enough room to do  practically anything at all.   -���  Section one, article one, for example, under the heading "Duties of Officers" has this  significant little phrase when outlining the  duties of the. president..  "Between conventions the president shall  interpret the meaning of the constitution, but  his interpretation shall be subject to approval  of the executive board."  The executive board* itself is made up of  the president, the^ first, second and third vice-  presidents and the secretary-treasurer, plus  three" trustees.        >  ' Thus all the top command can never be  out-voted rib; matter what happens.  .^XSection 4our, ,,artic^,4our, points out that  all real estate owned or acquired by. the union  or reverting to it shall be held, in the name of  the president, vice-presidents and the secretary-treasurer as trustees.  But it is in the preamble to the constitution that the real meaning of what is going to  happen shows itself.  It very clearly, states that the union is in  politics. The word "combined' suggests  strongly that monies received by the union  cari be used for political purposes. ���  The important part of the preamble, beginning at section three, reads as follows:  The  Open  Letter  Perfume  salesgirl   to   blonde:  "Just, a  word   of  advice.  Don't  use this   stuff  il   you're  bluffing." ...      ���    ":  7?f_-  ''''/m   CO  khobwlu-n ih<- .a'.ur comes o.r a  pX   Si::-) a f-.-rt-w t.Vmir-rii t.'is. N'  ���lid wi.!. the- head on i!>p inX>  thect>r!< on .lhe protruding end  .  . ������ : a  .'"*!���;.-1.  ' in lie  and ��.1. A1  Gibsons, B. C.  Hon. Gordon Wismer, K.C.,  Victoria, B.C.  Attorney-General,  MY DEAR GORDIE���Margarine, old 'boy. I  have just read the paper. It seems that you  have dug up some provincial statute which  keeps B.C. margarineless, regardless of the  Supreme Court decision. Incidentally, what's  supreme about the Supreme Court? Don't ans7  wer that; I will. It's the Privy Council. Leave  out the Council, and I'm with you.  Now, niirid you, I still prefer butter. Possibly  because I was brought up with a bunch of  cows, and there's a certain loyalty due even to  cows. No one could say that a pound of margarine had a mother. But, here's the rub, who's  to say what I eat? I'm all in favour of the  only > Pure Foods arid Drugs Act by which my taxes  _____ prevent riie from.eating anything too old and  rotten, but beyond that, no. If I want to live  entirely off peanut butter, well, why not?  Probably send me nutty, but that's my affair.  Incidentally, why wasn't peanut butter banned  along with margarine? Much the same stuff.  One has been deodorized, that's all.  Besides, we're paying plenty for a pound of  butter, and if the farnier isn't getting his  share, he's stupider than I thought. And, Gordie, just because you made the federal Dairy  Industries Act to apply in B.C., when they  banned margarine, theft you can (and must)  just as simply make the sale of it legal again,  v For your information, I bought the stuff  under an alias (the stuff not me)\ nearly two  months ago. They called it Sweet Mayonnaise.  Sounds like a song title or a polite oath, but it  "3���Recognition of the need  for  combining the economic struggle for wages and con-  - ditions with the political struggle for the general rights of labor and of the people.  "4���Affirmation of international working  class solidarity, and the hand of fraternal  friendship to all sections of labor whose aims  fulfil the best interests of the working people.  ���>_ "5���An uncompromising stand on the side  of the forces fighting for peace, while recognizing there can be no, lasting peace so long  as hunger and want are found among the  working people.  "6���A conviction that the future belongs  to the working class: that'final victory is  certain for all those who toil and fight so that  mankind may be free from all exploitation.  "To these ends we pledge our fullest devotion.  "There can be no defeat for the workers  of the* world!"  There, it seems, is the crux: that if the  Communists were barred from unions this  WIUC at least could carry on the struggle.  It is sharply indicative of difficulty which  would attend any attempt to destroy communism by legislation.  But as the attempts to wreck the IWA lead  to their inevitable conclusion, desperation in  the ranks of the WIUC executive will no  doubt .foster as much disorder as possible.  But- it seems illogical that organized  .labor will allow a small group of Communists  to intimidate the workers and destroy an established union by treating their phoney political picket lines with-the. respect which only  a legitimate picket line merits, since respect  for picket lines set up by workers in an industry in a trade union fight with an employer is a fundamental principle of the labor  movement, and is a cherished  privilege.  So not having the membership or the integrity to recognize the trade union procedures, the WIUC bosses will undoubtedly follow the pattern of the political and spiritual  leaders by creating as much confusion and  chaos as possible.  And all the time we thought Dr. Goebbels  was dead!  was the same old spread that we used to get  in the Old Country under the name of oleo.  All of which makes the whole affair that much  stupider.  Enough. Quit being red-tapey, and put the  stuff on sale. Or, if it wasn't red tape, quit -  playing to the National Dairy Council gallery.  If the Supreme Court of Canada says it is  legal, that's good enough for me. I repeat, I  don't like it much, but then I'm not very.fond  of macaroni, but that's no reasoning for banning it. It is a wonder that the local spaghetti  growers haven't been lobbying for a ban on  the macadarone/  And a pound of margarine to Senator Euler  and Jimmy Sinclair, the naughty boys, forcing the poor old government into such a nasty  position.  If you can't get butter, margarine is butter  than nothing. Wow.  Yours, Zeno.  Bible Message  Selected by John R. Adams  "Most people are bothered by those passages of  Scripture they don't understand; but for me . . .  the passages that bother me are those that I do  understand."���Mark Twain.  THY MERCY, O Lord, is in the heavens; and  Thy faithfulness' reacheth unto the clouds.  Thy righteousness is like the great mountains;  Thy judgments are a great deep: O Lord, Thou  preservest man and beast. How excellent is  Thy loving kindness, O God! therefore the  children of men put their trust under the shadow of Thy wings. They shall be abundantly  satisfied with the fatness of Thy house; and  Thou shalt make them drink of the river of  Thy pleasures. For with Thee is the fountain  of life: in Thy light shall we see light. O continue Thy loving kindness unto them that know  Thee; and Thy righteousness to the upright in  heart.  PSALM 36: 5-10  Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in Thy  presence is fulness of joy; at Thy right hand  there are pleasures for evermore.  PSALM 16: 11  Objects to High  Price ol Wood  Editor, The Coast News  SIR���I wonder how many people like myself strongly object to  paying from $12 to $14 per cord  for wood delivered?  Wood by the cord in Vancouver is approximately $7.50. Then  why should we be forced to pay  such a high price here?  The delivered wood here as far  as I can see is no better than the  $7.50 wood in Vancouver.    -  Since when did the price of  wood rise from $8 to $12 per cord  in this  district?  This is one item we should not  pay freight charges  for.  Is there not a controller for the  price of wood by the cord, such  as there is feu: other fuels?  Can some one give me some  information on this?  CONSTANCE   HARPER  Half Moon Bay  Who Really Rules  The Nation?  . Sechelt, "B.C.  Editor, The Coast News  SIR���Sub ject: Who   are  the  Real  Rulers of the Nation?  Submitted herewith is a quotation from The Technocracy Digest:  "In United States and Canada  we have a dollar democracy. Our  politicians largely represent millions of dollars instead of millions of people. This means, of  course, that we have a plutocracy  instead of a democracy. The cor-  ��� porate owners of wealth are the  real rulers of the nation.  "In the Technate, the few will  no longer rule the many through  money power or political lobbies.  The removal of money and politics and the establishment of a  physical democracy of distribution will, for the first time in history, give every adult citizen on  this continent an equal voice in  what he or she will have. Then���  and only then���will all the people be the real rulers of the nation."    .  This quotation is worthy of  consideration by your readers. -  In reply to enquiries and comments which have, been made  about Technocracy, information  can be obtained from the Technocracy Digest.  V. A. OWRE  Expresses Sincere  Appreciation  Editor, The Coast News  SIR���As the year 1948 draws  to its close, I should like to express my sincere appreciation of  and thanks for the very fair  treatment you have accorded  Standard of B. C. in the pages  of your publication.  It has been, and it will continue to be'our policy to furnish to  the press-full information on developments within our own organization, as well as those in  the broader field of the petroleum industry. A fully informed  press is necessary if we are to  have a fully informed public���  certainly an important fundamental of our democratic way  of life.  I lock forward to continued  cordial relations during 1949, and  take this occasion to wish you  every success.  R. D. BAKER  Standard of B. C.  Vancouver  *  VOICE FROM THE PAST  T. D. Pattullo, the stout-hearted old Liberal, who could still be  Premier of British Columbia if  he hadn't refused to coalesce  with his old political enemies,  the Conservatives, back in 1941  dropped in to wish his Press Gallery colleagues a happy New  Year the other day.  He and former Premier John  Hart are the only two honorary  life members of the Gallery.  This entitles them to full privileges. Mr. Pattullo, after 18 days  in hospital, looked fit as a fiddle, rosy of cheek, keen of mind,  acutely interested in the problems of the day, as immaculately  dressed as in the day when he-  greeted King George VI and  Queen Elizabeth and President  and Mrs. Franklin "Roosevelt.  This year, says Mr. Pattullo,  should be an interesting one politically, what with a federal general election and most likely a  provincial one too. Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  Friday,   Jan.   7,   1949  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  Well���the holidays have come  and gone and I am sure we have  all made some wonderful resolutions.  I would like to thank the Coast  News for their kind remembrance  of me at Christmas. It was so  totally unexpected and so all the  more enjoyed and so for my part  I must try to do better this year.  One thing, I must try and get  this old typewriter rejuvenated.  I'm sure that long suffering proof  reader must be wearing magnifying glasses by this time.  So "thanks Boss"! we will do  better in future. We* have enjoyed working with Miss Allen  at Sechelt office. We know" sometimes we are a headache, being  late with the news but she takes  it all in her stride and to her  I say many thanks for help received.  One resolution we would like to  see kept by our readers in this  New Year: "Resolved that I will  buy my copy of The Coast News  and not snitch my neighbors."  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Louie (nee  Irene Paul) a little daughter born  on the village, December 27.  Mother and baby doing well.  Congratulations.  Mrs. Lydia Ross and daughter  Mrs. Jay and two grandchildren  Ditty and Merrylee spent the  Christmas holidays with Mr. and  Mrs. Donald Ross and the twins  in Vancouver. The latter are now  of an age when Christmas was  very much enjoyed, last year  they were two small to understand what it was all about.  Mr. Bob Hackett spent the holidays with his parents, Mr. and  Mrs. R. S. Hackett. and had as  his guests Mr. Hugh Buckley and  Mr. Paul Buckley. Also seen in  Sechelt as guests of Mr. and Mrs.  W. J. Wayne, Miss Ella Jamieson  and Miss Bessie Jamison and Mr.  Harry Baycroft, Mr. L. Mayne  and daughter Margaret:  Also visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.  G. Ticknor were Mr. and Mrs.  J. S. Ticknor all the way from  Miami, Manitoba. They left Winnipeg on December 7, arrived^  here well in time for Christmas,  all the way by bus and a wonderful way to travel, no car to  bother with and able to see the  country.  The Senior Ticknors are very  much in love >with the beauties  of Porpoise Bay area and by that  I mean the scenery.  Visiting the Deanes here for  the Christmas festivities were  Mrs. J. Deane of Vancouver and  Mrs. Dorothy Gee of Vancouver  and Miss Kitty Ouston recently  from Surrey, England, and your  humble scribe.  I had a wonderful time hearing about home as I used to live  in Reigate, Surrey. Things are  different now, though.  Sorry to hear that Mrs. Lomas  has been under the weather for  some   time.    We  trust   that   she.  is feeling better now the bright'"  days are here again.  Speaking of bright days I had  a wonderful time doing a spot  of bird watching during the  Christmas holidays and my cats  are very sporting too. They sit  and watch also as they are very  well fed they apparently do not  feel the urge to kill? birds. Definitely night-hunters as the dead  rats found in the morning will  testify. Mr. Lawrence and Mr.  Jack Nelson have had to come  to my rescue more than once to  remove the carcasses of rats from  the porch.  But, getting back to the birds  I had two Canadian Meadow-  larks, have heard these called  swamp robins which I do not  think is correct), four. Stellars  Jays (called Whiskey Jacks by  some, this is not correct either),  ��he (Boasi Njeuis  4 LASM! Il<l)  ADVERTISING  ���  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  rfFOR  SALE-  YOUNG  pigs,   7  weeks   old.    If  taken before January 9, $10.00.  R. Henton,  West Sechelt, B.C.  k 27  FOR SALE-  LOGGING truck, 1942 Ford.  Five-ton Diamond T rear end,  three speed auxiliary transmission. 13 ton Columbia trailer.  Aply J. B. Dennis, Selma Park.  26  WANTED TO RENT-  WANTED to rent a 2 or. 3 roomed cottage partly furnished,  anywhere on the coast or Islands. Apply Box Z, Coast eNws,  Westview, B.C. 26  FOR SALE-  UNFINISHED 5 room house on  lot 62 x 122 at Sechelt, with  enough lumber to finish sheeting.  What offers? Apply Box A, c|o  P. R. News, Westview, B.C.  FOR SALE���  ���AS GOOD as new: boy's 2-tone  plaid lined sweater. .$4.00.  Tweed overcoat, size" 12; mans'  overcoat; boy's coat. What offers? Lloyds Cleaners, Gibsons,  B.C. 25  FOR SALE���  CABIN cruiser, "Lanora", 30 x  8 x 4, 15 h.p. Palmer, 2 bunks.  Complete ready to go, no reasonable offer refused, must sell,  health. Apply E. Crush, Pender  Harbour, B.C.   * . -    29  The Canadian National Railways is the largest single employer of labour in Canada.  FOR SALE-  LARGE kitchen range, good condition, for coal or wood. Apply  Box 15, Coast News. 25  LEGAL NOTICES  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to apply to  -purchase Land  IN LAND Recording District of  New Westminster and situate  at Nelson Island.  Take notice that L. H. Roberts  of Nelson Island, occupation retired intends to apply for permission to purchase the following   described   lands:  Commencing at a post planted  five chains south of . the North  East corner of Ll025, Nelson Island thence 40 chains .South:  thence 10 chains East; thence 40  chains North; thence 10 chains  West, and containing 40 acres,  more or less.  L. H- Roberts'  "CHANGE OF NAME ACT"  (Section 5)  NOTICE OF APPLICATION  FOR CHANGE OF NAME  NOTICE is hereby given that an  application will be made to the  Director of Vital Statistics for a  change of name, pursuant to the  provisions of the "Change of.  Name Act," by me:��� Roy Harris  Bolderson, of Sechelt, British  Columbia.  To change my name'from Roy  Harris Bolderson to Roy. Harris  Doyle.  Application for change of name  must be made to the 'Director of  Vital Statistics before the expiration of two months from the  date of publication of this notice.  Dated this 4th day of January,  A.D. 1949.  Roy Harris Bolderson.  -      25  a flock of seaside sparrows, -and  quite a large flock "of the common Junco's, and several Tow-  hees... These latter fellows are  sometimes called ground robins.  There was only one casualty  and I found a little wren frozen  on the porch. I think she hit the  window in search of food.  It's a happy- pastime, this bird  watching. I do not know all the  birds I had as I am not familiar  with Canadian birds. They are  all very lovely to watch and not  to kill. ���    *  I feel it is such a pity that  our little Indian children are -so  happy with their sling shots and  nothing is done to stop them.  I often get a chance to speak  to the boys. They promise faithfully never to kill a bird again  but the next day the same boys  have tlie same sling shots in their  hands. ^  I love this verse and would  like to pass it on:  "A boy should know the glory  of the dawn in pine clad  hills: jade needles' opalled  dew; Spectre-fringed lakes,  interpreting each hue of sky  or cliff where sudden sun  has shone night's last retreat; doe's covert with her  fawn.  Swift surging trout streams,  silver toned or blue���Gold  throated warblers blending as  they knew his kinship with  wild things . . .So vibrant  brawn may tempered be by  that firm gentleness.  Which ��� seeking to protect, dispels their fears, so deep in-  planted sights and sounds-  will bless with fragrant  memories all his urbaned  years���For breath and wonder of unceasing joy,  Maintain this heritage for  every boy.  (O. J. Lummis)  The usual atmosphere of warm  hospitality was in evidence once  again when friends old and new  gathered together on New Year's  Eve to watch the Old Year out  at Sechelt Inn. Noticed there Mr.  W. Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. Jack  Redman, Mrs. Cecil Lawrence,  Mrs. W. Paton, Mr. and Mrs. Wy-  gard, Mr. and Mrs.. E. Gibson,  Mr. and Mrs. Dick Kline, Mr.  and Mrs. W. K. Berry, Mr. and  Mrs. H. W. Brooker, Mr. E. Os-  baldeston, Mr. Ed Bolster, Mr.  and Mrs. Ben Lang, Mr. and Mrs.  Bob Cook, Mr. and Mrs. Stock-  well, Mr. and Mrs. Grey, Mr. and  Mrs. G. Payne, Mr. and Mrs. Parr  Pearson, Mr. and r Mrs. Dave  Walker, Mr. and Mrs.. Tom  Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Redman and many others called  during the evening.  Music during the evening was  provided by Mr. Brooker and  Mr. Cook. A very pleasant little incident occurred when the  guests gathered around Mrs.  Frederickson and sang "She's a  Jolly Good Fellow." X  Mrs. Frederickson has been  very ill and it was quite an effort  to get downstairs, and all felt  pleased to see her there. Hope it  will be soon that she will be fully  recovered; she has been so kind  to so many of us ahd we do wish  her well.  Also here was Mr. Clarence  Thompson who was at one time  a business associate of Mr. Herbert Stockwell. He combined-  business and pleasure, as we understand that during his stay he  purchased eight pairs of Chinchillas from Mr. Brooker at the  Chinchilla farm here, and these  little animals will start a farm  at Hope, B. C.  family were here visiting the R.  C. Kean's of West Sechelt. Bob  and his wife, the former. Jeannie  Gowland, now make their home  at Mission, B. C. where he is accountant for a construction firm  at that point. They are very happy there but we do like to see  these old timers coming back  once in a while.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Poteet and Mr.  and Mrs.. T. Smith and Judy and  Edna have been called to Red  Deer, Alberta, where Mr. Salstrom, the father of Mrs. Poteet  and Mrs.,Smith, passed away recently. It was thought that Mr.  Salstrom was improving in his  health as was reported in this  column earlier. However, he had  a relapse. May we extend our  deepest sympathy to those bereaved.  Here for the holiday from Half  Moon Bay, visiting Mr. and Mrs..  Guy Powell were Mr. Jim Powell, brother of Guy and Mrs. L.  Mills. .   ..    ���  Here from loco is Miss Audrey  Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Frank Martin and niece of Mrs.  W. McKissock, with whom she is  staying.  There has been lots of discussion in various meetings regarding the need of a large community hall or auditorium and Mr.  John Ellis, school principal, had  outlined a splendid plan to enable us, the general public, to do  something about it. Apparently  the matter has been shelved, as  we hear only a whisper once in  a while regarding the building,  but we would think that after  the last annual school concert on  December 16 where people  were herded together like sheep,  when there was ��� such an attendance that many had to stand  at the back, including many mothers with children in arms, now  is the time to start. It was a  wonderful concert and the children and school staff worked  very hard to make it a success,  but having to use such an unsuitable hall makes it very difficult for all concerned.* Chairman  and master of ceremonies for the  evening was Mr. Bob Cook, who  is very, good at this sort of thing,  and his interest in the-.affairs  of the school is very much appreciated in the district. After a  short address by Mr. John Ellis  the program got under way.  There were no individual numbers but the various rooms had  their special items and of these  the following should have-spec-  ial mention:  A Day at School, Mrs. Jay's  room; Christmas Breakfast/Miss  Krausert's room; The Crow Song,  Miss Turner's room; The Shock  of His Life, Mr: Ellis' room; The  Square Danqe, Miss - Melvin's  room. (  This last item was so well received that the' hope has been  expressed that perhaps "in the  near future the children may be  able io carry on these traditional  dances under the direction of  Miss Melvin.  She certainly is a very capable  dancing teacher and it.would be  really worthwhile for the younger element to know how to do  these dances correctly. Mr. H. VW.  Brooker, with his usual generosity-presided at the piano. TWe  are indeed very fortunate in having him in the community, with  his experience and talent.  v Santa Claus distributed prest  ents and candy to all the children  in the district. ���  Our   very   dear   friend,   Rev.  Thomas Bailey, officiated at St.  Hilda's  Church   recently  at  the  christening of Pamela Joan, the  (Continued on Page 5)  To   get   where   your  going  quicker and* in comfort coll  Peninsula Cab Co.  24 Hour Service ���  2 Phones -r- 2 Cabs  Phone Sechelt 5U and 5C2 "Anytime���= Anypfcyee"  "... '�� .'.'':���  MM^Bl^^MHHBM^B^iHnABMM_--M-__-_-_a  '\ '"< y  w-"<_:���' ������     "���       _ ",/S* p. s  v_> .  s ..���/-<..  p  I  It  S8  I wish to thank the people of Gibsons for their many ��f  kindnesses during Mr. Prowse's sickness in the. last If  two years.   I also wish to thank the doctors of Gib- ||  sons for their many kind words and Dr. Allan In'glis ,j|  for his care and kindness both day and night. Thanks;- |  also to Rev. T. Moore for his kind words. p  7   " * yy   ,-x,;   ���               .   ������������������������v.- I  Margaret Kenney j  NOTICE  The Sea Bus will leave Gibsons for Gambier Harbour  JANUARY 15  7 (weather permitting)  / ���*������... , x  See Jim Keitch^ Gibsons, for tickets and sailing time.  Tickets 50c  return  Mr.   and   Mrs.   R.   Kean   and  Sechelt Peninsula Board of Trade  JANUARY 24, 8.30  . ��� ��� ��� ���.**���'  AT LEGION HALL ��� SECHELT  *_.'"-  * .'''���_  Support Your Board oi Trade Friday.  Jan.   1,   1949  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Five  MORE ABOUT  ���Sechelt  (Continued from Page 4)  daughter of Mr. and Mrs, R. L.  Jackson; Phyllis Claudia and  Lawrence John, children of Mr.  and Mrs. John Stafford; Phyllis  Adrienne, daughter of Mr", and  Mrs. L. W. Wilkinson.  We were happy to greet at the  Christmas season Phyllis Clayton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.  S. Clayton, who was here for the  holidays. Phyllis, a local girl, is.  now teaching at North Bend and  likes it very much. Also visiting  were Miss Muriel and Miss Violet Potts, sisters of Mrs. Clayton.  Sorry to hear that Mr.' E. .S.  Clayton, store manager for Union Steamships, suffered a nasty  fall and broke his ribs. We sincerely hope he will soon be around again, for we miss his most  pleasant smile in the store.  Little David Parrish was quite  ill during the holidays. We hear  he is getting along very nicely  now, though. Also Diana Pearson is much better, as well as  Joan Mottishaw. We are thinking of you all.  Mr. and Mrs. Hector Taylor  have returned from Vancouver,  where they spent the New Year  week-end.  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  GAMBIER HARBOUR  By F. D.  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BAKERY  BETTY'S  BAKERY  Homemade Pies,  Cakes,  ,   Bread  Special Catering  Cakes Decorated to Order  -Porpoise Bay Rd.,  Sechelt  BEER BOTTLES  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins to Irvines Landing.  R.  H.  STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  CLEANERS AND DYERS  "It Pays to Keep Clean"  LLOYD'S CLEANERS  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Agency at Bus Depot, Sechelt  DRESSMAKING  Specializing in Tailored Slack  Suits, Fine Lingerie,  Children's Clothes  MRS. M. D. STOREY  Roberts'' Creek"  Phone R.C.   24U2  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Garbage Disposal Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, West Sechelt,  Selnia Park only  For Information write or  v- *.-' Jphone  Union Steamship Co.  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Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  % JACK'S TRANSFER  General Freight Hauling*  Sand and  Gravel  Phone Sechelt 5U  FRANK YATES  Home Oil Agent for  Peninsula  Gravel and Freight Carrying  Service calls day or .night���  Days, Wilson Creek���5S  Nights, Roberts Creek���24L  Upholstery and Slip Covers  Let Us Rebuild and  Upholster  Your  Favorite Chair  Usher's Yard Goods Shop  Gibsons, B.C.  THEY. SAY that in this world  you pay for your 'sins. I have  been "wondering at the terrific  amount of sins we on the B.C.  Coast must have if we are paying in the very inclement weather and storms that now besiege us. On Gambier Isle we  have been virtually snow bound.  The phone line went down and  our trails were blocked by the  giants of the forest brought down  by wind and snow. We have dug  ourselves- out of our difficulties  and have repaired our phone  line but. we are now waiting to  get the first welcome ring that  the line on the mainland is restored and that we again have  telephone communication. Last  ..week I payed a tribute to Harry  Wynn and his wife for the service given. My conscience  smites me for I should have added Fred Feeney and the other  lads who keep communication  going when the way is hard and  rough. It must be a real tough  job these days.,  I am hoping that this letter  will reach the Coast News in  time for the last issue of the  old Year. So a happy New Year  to all. 0  On New Year's Eve. we will  be holding our annual New Year's  Eve party that is if the weather  allows us to travel. Last year  we had a good turn out and we  hope to equal or. do fetter this  year. We also expect to see  many members and friends at the  Veterans Memorial Hall on New  Year's Day. Many members from  the mainland have indicated  their intention of coming. So let's  hope the weather holds out.  Being the end of the old year  there is no real news. Just the  jottings of an old soldier. News  consists of the past, the present  and the future. The past has  gone and has already been dealt  with, the present being storm  "bound has no news but the inclement weather, the future we  write about in the weeks to  come. So obviously it is time to  wish you all good luck and lay  down my pen. Again a ha^py  New Year.  Ed. Note: This���like Egmont's  column was too late to meet the  Xmas deadline. However the  good wishes are just as welcome  now.  CHRISTMAS SERVICE  A Christmas service was held  in the United Church on December 19. The heavy snowfall  prevented lots of people from  getting there. The service was  conducted by Mr. Ross Connal  and the church was suitably decorated.  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Merrick, Sr.,  spent Christmas in Vancouver  with relatives.  Mr. and Mrs. Elsdon spent  Christmas in town.  Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Rusk with  JANUARY             1  SUN  MON    TUE   WED   THU    FRI    SAT  I  2  345678  9  10 11 12 13 H l5  16  17 18 19 20 ai 22  1   ��  % 25 26 27 28 29  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ���  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  ST. HILDA'S  Anglican Church  Sechelt, B.C.  First, Second,  Third  and Fifth Sundays  2:00 P.M.  Fourth  Sunday  Holy  Communion  11:30 a.m.  Sunday School  12:45 p.m. every Sun.  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Compare Our Prices!  Del nor Frozen Foods  Ice Cream  Groceries  Fresh /Meats and  Vegetables  Hardware  Drygoods  Shell Oil  Fish Camp  We now have increased  refrigeration for handling  of perishables.  Pender Harbour,  ����� n  NOW THAT the festive season is  over and one. has time for relaxing at  home,   we are trying  their children spent Christmas  in Vancouver with Mrs. Rusk's  parents.  The Archie Campbells spent  Christmas in town.  Mrs. A. Newton and son Bobby travelled to . Revelstoke to  spend the holidays with the family.  Mr. Bill Gilbert visited friends  at Duncan over the holidays.  Visiting at* the Creek over the  holiday were: Miss Eleanor  Shaw, Miss Alice Clough and  Miss Gloria Forst came home  from school for Christmas.  Miss Leone Klien came home  from Vancouver to spend Christmas with her parents Mr. and  Mrs. J. Klien and sister Shiela.  Guests included Miss Mary Star-  oba of Viking, Alta.; Miss Klien's  fiance  Mr.  Mike  Hrycyna.  Mr. and Mrs. Pete Lambert,  formerly of Roberts Creek and  now of Englewood, spent the  Yuletide with Mr. and Mrs. C- N.  Bourn.     .  Mrs. Babs Brines had Miss  Babs Thompson of Vancouver as  New Year's guest.  Miss Edith Tawes had friends  visiting  over  the holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. Ernie'Carlson  had the latter's sister, Mrs. Isabel  MacDonald as house guest over  the holidays.  Mr. Thomas Foley of Vancouver, visited his niece Marilyn, and  brother Barney Foley over the  holidays; '     -  Mr. and Mrs;: Colin Cameron  had their family and grandchild  home   for   Christmas.  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McGinnis  travelled from Saskatoon, Sask.,  to spend Christmas with their  daughter and son-in-la\v Mr.  and Mrs. T. Newall, and grandson, Thomas, Jr.  Mr. Henry Doig visited his  niece and nephew Mr. and Mrs.  Thomas Gerrand over New  Years.  Mr. W. Coughlin, formerly of  Roberts Creek and now living in  the Cariboo, spent the holidays  with-his mother Mrs. J. Coughlin,  the Murray MacKerizies and the  Len MacDonalds.  Birthday congratulations were  received by Miss Doreen Shaw,  Mrs. Chris Anderson, Mrs. Betty  Berdahl and her sistejr Mary  and Mother Mrs. C. W. Oldershaw:  Mr. and Mrs. Norm Berdahl  celebrated their ninth wedding  anniversary.  4  Mr. and Mrs. John Mascell  celebrated their 50th wedding  anniversary.  Large parties attended the  Roberts Creek Community Hall  to see the old year out and herald  the New Year in, sponsored by  the V.O.N.. ^  Miss M. Mclntyre and Miss  Gerald Jarvis were hostesses to  a party of friends New Years'  Eve entertaining with a" gin  rummy party.  A prosperous and healthy New  Year is our wish for 1949 to our  many friends and readers of the  Coast News.  desperately to catch up on things  that have been left undone for  so long a time. This is most likely one of our New Year's resolutions or at least should be.  During this returning period  to every day normal life we will  need time to relax. At this time  here are few selections of music  that will enable you to do so.  For a sweet song as; well as a  soothing one, Ella Fitzgerald has  done it again with "It's Too Soon  to Know". Kay Starr and her  platter of "So Tired" surely fits  into the mood perfectly.  The provocative voice of Helen  Forrest is never better than qn  her latest MGM record of "Just  For Now". Harold Mooney and  his Orchestra featuring his superb String Section provide tyi-  usual instrumental accompaniment. ��  For the Woody Herman fans,  "Swing Low, Sweet Clarinet" is  something, and worth an extra  special spin as well as listen.  The ever-dependable Vaughn  Monroe style is well in evidence  on his latest "There's Music In *  The'Land". Vaughn does the  vocalizing and also on the flip-  over "Every Day I Love You  (Just A Little Bit More)?*.  Slipping back' into the past  (a few years ago) we find ourselves remembering a bouncy  ditty by Woody Herman "Goosey Gander". Many of you may  have passed this one over, but I  think you will find it worth a  try. About this time, Stan Kenton  was putting his best foot forward  and giving. the music minded  people a thing called "Progressive Jazz". June Christie is an asset to his orchestra and her  "Willow Weep For Me" is nothing less than marvelous. "Lady  Of Spain" by the Three Suns is  one foK your attention.  For a slight touch of the Be-  Bop style of vocaling, catch the  Modernaires singing Ray Noble's  "Cherokee".  The "Money Song" is a new  novelty and all recordings are  excellent.  For your listening enjoyment  Harry James has given forth  with ' .Ah! But It Happens".  . The Perry Como followers will  not want to miss his rendition of  "Just For Now". ������      ������  Subscribe to .The News Today.  Wm. JMcFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Office Hours:"  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings  by  Appointment  Every day except Thursday  .  Cosy Homes and  Home Sites  Weekly "Special" Offering  SECHELT  40-acre farm in Sechelt area, 5 acres cleared, building  with cement basement. Large barn, good stand ot timber,  government road to property.   Low taxes.  PRICE $1650.00  X* Call or Write  CONSOLIDATED BROKERS  C. 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In the event of death, your estate would  receive $2,000.00.  SECOND: If you need to borrow for sickness, consolidation of outstanding  debts, or other provident purposes; or if you can benefit by  paying cash instead of terms, your earnings have created a  pool from which you con borrow.  These loans are also insured.  THIRD: Inexperienced members acquire a working business knowledge  by acting.on Committees required by the Credit Union Act>  to operate the organization, and they supervise the security  and loaning of their savings.  FOURTH: The Government does not guarantee"Credit Unions' investments  but by .statute, the Government has provided a Credit Unions  Act and Rules and an inspection staff to guide your, enterprise  ' . and examine your accounts for the protection of its members.  FIFTH:      Officers or persons handling funds are bonded.  For information on organizing Credit Unions, please  communicate with Mri T. A. Switzer,Inspector of Criedjt  Unions, Court House; Vancouver, B.C., or the B. C.  Credit Union League, 96 Broadway East, Vancouver, B.C.  :.���:��� ��� .  GOVERNMENT   ��F   BRITISH   COMJMBIA  ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S   DEPARTMENT ~"~  The Hon. Gordon S. Wismer, IC.C.,  . Attorney-General  149 Friday,   Jan.   7,   1949  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C..  Page Seven  By PEARL PUNNETT  ON DEC. 22 a party and Christmas tree was given for the  Sunday Schou. children by the  Ladies' Aid of the Bowen United  Church. It was held in the afternoon and all had a good time,  each child receiving a present  and bag with candy and fruit.  TO ABBOTSFORD  Mr. and Mrs. Eric Harding  with their little - sons went to  Abbotsford to spend the holidays  with Mrs. Harding's parents.  VISITS AT CHRISTMAS  Mr. Ross Connal, the student  at the church, stayed at Bowen  f*0**0mm*r^0i  YOU'RE OUR HONORED  GUEST  When you dine at the Eng-  list Tea Rooms, your  slightest \vish is our concern. The menu and. the  service are planned to make  your meal an occasion to be  remembered. with pleasure.  ENGLISH TEA ROOMS  Gibsons, B.C.  for three days during Christmas  week and was able to do quite  a bit of visiting, in spite of the  hard travelling on the snowy  roads.  TO ABBOTSFORD  Mr. and Mrs. Billy James went  to Abbotsford to spend Christmas with their daughter and  son-in-law., and small granddaughter, Penny.  GRANDDAUGHTER VISITS  Mrs. Dan McLeod had her  granddaughter Marilyn staying  here for a short. holiday, and  they then went to Vancouver for  the holiday festivities.  NO SERVICE  There was no church service  on Dec 26 so that the student  could have the holiday with his  parents at White Rock.  j TO HALFMOON  Mr. and Mrs. Claude Pidgeon  travelled to Half-Moon Bay to  visit with their daughter Mary.  ANNUAL VACATION  Mr. Bill Sturgeon is taking his  annual vacation.  VISITED BY PARENTS  Mrs. Stuart Jamieson ahd her  three little daughters were visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  James Collins during the holiday season.  -��-  Every Meal A  Party!  when you serve our  Bread, Pies, Cakes or  Cookies  Our Years' of Service Is  Our Guarantee  ELPHINSTONE  BAKERY  Gibsons. B.C.  Queen of The Kitchen  Lorraine Cockwell, B.C. Electric  Co. "Home Service'* expert, brings  her.wide knowledge of household  affairs to the radio audience each  Monday, Wednesday and Friday  morning on CKWX at 9:45. Housewives throughout the CKWX listening area are finding the friendly hints  on "Home Service News" make daily  duties much pleasanter.  WEEKEND GUESTS  Mr. and Mrs. Vic Cuplin of  Vancouver were the weekend  guests at the James family's  new house at Miller's Landing.  FROM CALGARY  Mr. and Mrs. Jamieson of Calgary came for the holiday to stay  with the latter's mother, Mrs. J.  Brand.  rW  IN VANCOUVER  Mr. W. P. Smith is in Vancouver for a few weeks at the home  of his granddaughter arid her  family.  FROM PREVIOUS WEEK  The Canadian Legion Branch  150 held their regular monthly  meeting on December 14 and  had their election of riew officers.  Mr. Eddie Lawrence is now  president and Mr. Arthur Todd  secretary-treasurer.  The Women's Auxiliary to the  above branch also had the election of officers. Mrs. D. McLeod  is president, Mrs. Hector Lawrence vice , president and Mrs.  P. S. Ward was re-elected secretary-treasurer.  MOVE FROM ISLAND  Sorry to see    the    Callaghan  family   move   from   the   Islarid.  They have gone to live at New  . Westminster.  The annual school concert was  held on Saturday, Dec. 18 in spite  of the hard going in the slushy  snow to. get there, a very iarge  number of  folks turned out  The children were very good  in little plays, dances and a few  recitations. One little skit  "School Days" made up by the  seniors was very good, and they  all did their parts splendidly.  The highlight of the evening  for the smaller fry was the arrival of Santa Claus. Every child  on the Island received a gift, also  an orange and bag of candy.  Refreshments were served. A  turkey was raffled and won by  Mr. H. Watson. Everyone had a  good time.  By H. I. L.  n      11     r i mum min  MR. DON Howell was the lucky  winner  of  the  turkey   raffle  of the Selma Park Community  Centre.  Mr. and .Mrs. Mickey Coe and  baby daughter spent Christmas  in town.  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lee were  guests of the latter's parents in  New Westminster for the Christmas weekend.  Mr. and Mrsr J. Sowerby went  to Vancouver for the holiday  while Mr. Geo. Colson arrived  from Yellowknife, Y.T., to be  here with his family for awhile.  Mr. E. Nickson made a one  day trip home and now has returned to Vancouver for a couple  of months.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Batchelor will  be spending New Years in Vancouver, while the Sid McKay's  are journeying to Victoria for the  gay weekend. Happy New Year  everyone.  Well, here we are well into  1949, and everyone is wondering  what it will bring in the way  of world events and also its effect on our own personal life.  Let us hope and pray the world  will become more peaceful, and  see the war-torn countries getting back to normal with food  and clothing for all. In our own  centre, we look for a year of better weather than last, and we  should see the opening of our  Community Centre before long,  and let us hope we all enjoy  health and happiness.  Mr. and Mrs. James H. Seeley  and baby daughter of Kamloops  spent Christmas here with their  mother, Mrs. J. Seeley."  I am sorry to report that Mr.  F. D. Kidd, the genial host of  "Bayview" is a p.atient in St.  Paul's Hospital. Mr. Kidd was  taken ill on Christmas Day while  visiting in Vancouver. However  he is now making satisfactory  progress and we all hope it will  continue.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Temple have  returned from spending the recent holidays in town.  Quite a number of Selma residents attended the New Year's  Eve party at the Sechelt Inn, and  all voted it a huge success. Perhaps this, can be made into an  annual event.  Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McGuinness are holidaying in Oakland,  California. They have spent  Christmas and the New Year  with the latter's daughter and  family in .that city.  Nearly seven, out of every ten  yards of woven woollen fabrics  used in Canada in 1947 were  made by Canadian workers in  Canadian mills.  The Old  Established  General Store at  FENDER HARBOUR  Supplying:  Families,   Fishermen  and Camps  Provisions,  Textiles,  Novelties, Toys  Home Gas Station  Fish Buyers  Refrigeration  QUALITY - SERVICE  VALUE  at  Hassan's Landing  Midway South Shore  Lumber Sale  Mixed Lots  ' FIR and  HEMLOCK  1x3 and 1x4  25.00  PER M  B.C. FIR  SECHELT, B.C.  (SECHELT) LTD.  PHONE 42  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Gibsons 45  Authorized General [Electric Dealers  Gibsons, B.C.  GENERAL  Give  forpW�� ��*��!��$  GIFT SUGGESTIONS!  G.E. WASHING MACHINE  $149.50  G. E. VACUUM CLEANER  G.E. Console Automatic RECORD PLAYER, $215.00  MANTLE MODELS  CHRISTMAS  TREE   LIGHTS���-purchase  them   now.  NOVELTY CHINA '���BEAUTIFUL LAMPS  House Wiring and Radio Repairs  You'll enjoy the rich, full-bodied flavour of Captain Morgan  Gold Label Rum in a Hot Toddy ... Dissolve one teaspoonful of  sugar and water in a small tumbler. Add one wineglass of  Captain Morgan Gold Label Rum and serve with a  slice of lemon or orange.  Captain Morgan  GOLD LABEL  RUM  The rich flavour and full body of Captain Morgan Gold Label Rum  result from master blending of carefully selected rare old rums.  THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT PUBLISHED OR DISPLAYED BY THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD OR BY THE GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ,  COLD LABEL  ��� ���V'     pp...;-; ���.���'-..���.   ���:.��������� ���.PJa.--'^.\_  ' .(jEdi flavour ���*��� Full 9eif)j  ^����to_��i^___.t.��_��a_l_V?,  ���:-��>yyyy-'^&rmi Page Eight  .THE COAST NEWS. SECHELT, B. C __  Friday,   Jan.   7,   1949  They'll Do It Every Time  By Jimmy Hado j  By MRS. J. H. RENNIE  HAPPY New Year folks. From  all reports -the holidays have  been a jolly time for all. Grand  weather and a bit of old sunshine.  Mrs. R. Douglas and Billy and  Bobby spent the holiday season  in Vancouver.  Staying at Hunter's Guest  House over the holidays were  Mr. and Mrs. Raymond of Vancouver, Mr. and Mrs. McKain  of Vancouver, recently from  Glasgow, Scotland. Miss Jean  Kane of Vancouver, Mr. Thompson and son, just arrived from  North Alberta and are settling  in log cabin formerly owned by  Mr. McDougal.  Miss Betty June Brown was in  Vancouver attending the Technical School Christmas Prom.  Miss Mary Walsh spent three  day at Port Mellon a guest of  Capt. and Mrs. J. Hughes and  family.  Mrs. C. Brown had a tea for  her daughter,  Betty June,  who  was   entertaining     her     friends .  and their mothers.  Mrs.tremblechin had  a few words to say  BEFORE THEy LEFT  FOR THE PARTY   " '���d^44t2gte,  UJ  fei  TT-*=~  NOW, FOR PETE'S  G&KE, DON*T ACT LIKE  A HERMITiYOU" SAT LIKE  A BUMP ON A LO0 AT THE  .  LAST PARTY!SHOW THE 4  QlRLSSOME ATTENTION-- v  GET OP AND DXNCE WITH  THEM-THIS IS NOT SUI  POSED TO BE A HEN  PARTY��� AND THIS  TIME WE'LL STAY TILL  IT BREAKS UP!  Happy New Year once again, to  you and to you, and I do mean  you . . . you too Ed. . . .(my  boss).  Girl (coyly): "Did I ever show  you where I am tattooed?"  Boy (expectantly):  "No."  Girl: "Well, we can drive round  that way."  _ND SHE'LL HAVE A  LOT MORE TO ADD  WHEN SWE6ETS  HOME  '_       |  r  HENRY TREMBLECHIN! IF YOU'LL  PARDON "THE INTRUSION, I'M READY  TO <30 HOME��IT'S ALMOST MIDNIGHT-I THINK WEVE STAYED  ?E JUST A  TOO LONG  Many friends of Mr. and Mrs.  Jim Anderson of Gibsons were  very pleased to see them over  the holiday  weekend.  MORE ABOUT  GIBSONS  "formal", and they all did really I'm hungry".    Well    its    really  look  "lovely",  there were some gonna be a "Great Day", for me.  really   grand  dresses,     and    as Anyway it was grand while it  space is all too short to permit me lasted,   and  discounting  all   the  .,    <��T     . ���       ,     ,      ,T ,    to   describe   any   of   them   will little   irksome   things  that    did  .,     ...      ^   AA      ,   A11      T      ;ne;      gi ^airlS   ��rcnestra- JNOt" have to let this suffice, that every crop up, well I guess it wasn't so This advertisement is not published  Mr. Allan Scott and Allan Jr.,   iced   among   the   dancers   were. j        *?   r, e�� ........ ^ _.      .  Continued from Page 2  a wonderful time to the music of  Allan bcott and Allan Jr    wea   among   me   aancers   were.  one reall   looked ni d bad after all  Now if x can onl        displayed by the Liquor Control  guests of his    siste;    and Mr and Mrs. Cliff Leach, Mr and   it is the*0ne night in the year- catch up on that sleep I lost, weU Board 0^ the Govem-ment of  r-in-law   Mr.     and     Mrs.  Mrs.   Barnwell,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   that makes an e*eni * al_  ft willPbe OK.    Anyway    folks *y %J?1l r^Zl*���  were gi  brother-_ii-_.avv _yAi ��i_u x^*. ����-��� . *-~����w*, *._*. ���-^. -����_-. that makes an evening gown ��_- _��� w^  Dave Bates over the New Year John Bunyan Sue and Ray El- most must/to -round out that ��� ---  week-end. hott, Granny McEwen, and her perfect'evening.  son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.   * 6  This month sees us losing two Oliver, down from the Island for Well folks guess this is it for  of our active families in our the holidays, Walt French up the first copy in the New Year,  community. Mr. and Mrs. L. S. fr0m town, Marge Farwell, from Kids go back to school tomorrow,  Stedman have bought a home in Vancouver. Mary and Ernie ("Happy Day"). Christmas .trees  Vancouver   and   are   leaving  on Drew, with their niece, and her  went out with a bang today, and  British "Columbia.  the 11th of the month.  family are also moving to town  Business Life Starts  With Pocket Money  husband, Mr. and Mrs. Galloway, maybe I can get back to normal  Mr and Mr. r fominli nnd Mr- and Mrs- Tyson, Jim and this next week. Its really been  ���L ���t ^ ^�����lllK���t  Thelma   Norris   from   Halfmoon,  hectic   this   holiday     season.   I  Mr. and Mrs. Wardil, Mr. and don't thmk I worked as hard all  Mrs. Gardner, and Mrs. Gardner's year as I did during this last  sister from Vancouver, Frank, two weeks. 16 sat down to din-  and Daisy Bailey up from Van- ner in our house Christmas Day,  couver. Mr. and Mrs. G. Walsh, and if anyone who met me during  Mrs. Brown, Stella Pearl, all the Christmas week, saw me  from Granthams. Leah and Har- looking mighty sour, I was walk-  CAREER-MAKING habits should ry Davies, Johnny Bertram and ing around in a daze, and any-  begin with a savings account, the Missus, from the Headlands thing I did-or said was purely  To your youngster a - dollar 'Harry and Mrs. Smith, Ed and concidental, for I've almost  may mean ten comic books or a Ednay Tusby, Harry and Mrs. reached the stage where I ans-  dozen-odd candy bars. It can al- DeDecker, and Mr. and Mrs. wer myself now, and they tell  so mean a step on the road to Clarke, Mrs. Clay, with her me that's a bad sign. Oh well  success ... for it only takes a daughter and son-in-law from thank goodness its all over,  dollar to open a savings account Vancouver, Mr. and Mrs. J. when we get all the Christmas  in the Bank of Montreal. Schutz, Wally and Peg Graham,  wrappings .burnt,  and the pres-  Mrs. Connor Sr., and Mr. and ents sorted out and put away,  When you encourage your j^rs>- Davis> Captain Rorvick, off collected all the dirty clothes to  child in the habit of regular sav-��� the Machingonne seemed to en- launder, washed the floors, to  ing, you do much more than ^mov himself. Mr. and Mrs. Bob see what color the linoleum is  build a bank account. You help McNicol, Mr. and Mrs. Gray, once again, and at least for the  him to achieve stability, pur- Mr. and Mrs. Haley, Art and Mrs. day'time, won't have to hear  posefulness, patience . . . help pinmg? Ed and Mrs. Turner. Bob someone say "When do we eat,  him to help himself.       . and Effie  Norris,  Bea  and  Bill  By the time he's ready to be- ^ellett, Doris and Jack Skellett.  gin his full-time career, he will J*1. and'^rs-��a?e\?f the Mar"  realize the value of a financial ��ni��lue' Mr. and Mrs. Harry  reserve that may enable him to P1"1^'^1 *n(* Ted Wel*&���-  ward off misfortune or take den, Walter Peterson and the  advantage   of   opportunity. Missus.   Mr.     and     Mrs.     Carl  6 ** .   Reitze, Mr. and Mrs. Hermiston,  Why not send him around to Mr. and Mrs. Dickson. Many  the B of M to open an account more too numerous to mention,  tomorrow? Mr. J. A. Theed, local but all enjoying themselves. In  branch manager, and his staff the kitchen working hard eater-  will be happy to assist your ing to the merrymakers were  youngster to make his first de-  Lorraine   Inglis,   Mrs.   Knowles,  ���  1  Dress up your walls.   Add comfort and beauty from  our full selection of  WALLBOARDS  PV Brand "Weldtex"  Striated Plyboard  Fir Plywood, Gyproc, Insul Board  Kenmore Beaver Board X  Duroid Hexagon Shingles  City Prices F.O.B; Vancouver  Contact us for free estimates by our  _. registered plumbers  SUNSET HARDWARE  at Gibsons  posit in a 'success fund'.  An Announcement  Roberts Creek Credit Union New Treasurer  HADDOCK'S  ENGINEERING  Machine Work  Welding  General Repairs  Marine Engines  Water Cooled, Air Cooled  Gas or Diesel  PENDER HARBOUR  Mrs. Skellett Sr., Marge Leslie,  advt. and Miss Tuck our V.6.N. nurse  also lending a hand. One night  in the year when the ladies get  their chance to wear that lovely  on the  same date.  We  will  all.  miss them here.  We are all very sad to hear of  the death' of Mrs. Hefferman of  Hopkins   Landing.   Our   deepest ^~  sympathy to Mr. Hefferman.        ��f  Mr. Docker of Hopkin's Store |  had a narrow escape when his g  car skidded on the bridge be- =  tween Grantham's and Soames J  Point, breaking away quite a por- ���  tion of the railing. m  MR. LUCKEN  Located in the late George Walker's house  HOURS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  TUESDAYS ��� THURSDAYS  FRIDAYS  %���  mi  Hi.fl_____l.il  ���tti!ini)||  ANNUAL MEETING  9  &!  _f  I  w  For Your Comfort...  ���     Men's Wool Shirts  ���     Children's Snow Suits  #     Winter Underwear  $     Bone Dry Outfits  TASSELLA SHOPPE  "That Smart Shop at Sechelt"  Closed Mondays Phone Sechelt 43  11     Roberts Creek Credit Union  Ii  JANUARY 17, 1949  *8P.M.  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  �� _3  S*��_��_K_��j_eiSJ_e-  JSiiiii  ilffll!l!Hilinil!H!ll!B!i  l!!l��!i��l!il��l!lllil!:  UBIillHlllfli

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