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 .oad Repair  Covers Only  )  Fraciion of Work  _.%'"       _r  SECHELT-^Tfie   two    delegates  to the .Associated Trade Boards  Convention in Chilliwack had a  good report to make on their re-,  turn to the,Peninsula.    . X *. ���  i  The 46 delegates representing  17 boards were unanimous in  supporting the resolution forwarded by the Sechelt Peninsula Trade Board.  Mr. W. H. Aggett and .Mr. Wm.  Morrjson were welcomed to the  meeting as the first representatives from this area.  Mr. H. Jarmari, secretary of  the Associated Boards, spoke to  the resolution*.  "I have never in my life driven  oyer a road in worse condition."  This in itself is enough to back  up our statements regarding the  deplorable conditions now existing.-: ������   -XX'���;>"''���.-  -'The repair work that was  started last week will be but a  fraction of the worknecessary  to: make the roads even passable.  "They are certainly in no condition-to draw the tourist trade  that will so surely be a large part  of the future of the districts from  Gibsons to Pender Harbor, if and  when the car ferry materializes."  The representatives report that  the meeting was, of the same opinion as ourselves here- on the  peninsula; Roads are pur primary concern.;  ��� ���_���,���  Serving- a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers  Sechelt,  Ion,   Woodfibre,  Landing,   Half  Island,     Fender  Creek,   Roberts  Gibsons, Port Mel-  Squamish,   irvines  Moon   Bay,   Hardy  Harbour,    Wilson  Creek,   Granthams  Landing. Egmont, Hopkins Landing,  iirackeridale,   Cheekeye,  etc.  FnB_-X3-SBD BY THE COAST NEWS, -f-EKITED  Business Office:  Sechelt, B.C. National Advertising1 Office, Powell Siver, B.C.  Ul ���. Nox24  Sechelt, B. C.  Friday, Dec. 24, 1948  5c per copy, $2.50 per year, by mail  By "ARIES'  WE WISH you all Merry Christmas. The time flies quickly especially as-we get older. When  we.were children it seemed a  terribly lohg time betwen one  Christmas and another but as  we get older we seem to have  just finished mailing one lot of  cards and its time to get busy  mailing another lot.  For the first time in thirty  years,^ I missed the children's  schoof concert.  Poor Aries is lacking in the  fiery spirit these days. I have been  unable to-get out at all and you  should^ know what that /does to  this little gossip column.  It is hard enough to get any  news wh^Tv^e are able to do  the leg work but - altogether  hopeless when shut7m. However  I will do my best to keep it go--  'ing..7     '.7.     77"/   . .7  AGAIN IN SECHELT  Mrs. C. Poteet and^Mrs. Smith  and their children areionce more  in Sechelt after a visit with  their father who is in Red Deer,  Alberta. They left him recovering from-his recent illness.  Mrs. Walter McKissock, Maur-  This will be the f.nol issue  _renxar�� Gerry have    left   for  of the Coosf Kews for 1948.'^^r^h^/^ b���Wth��  y.,;*.- -���� ���*-..����-���' ��_,___ ~MM.__* *~ guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Yoyr next paper^wiir come to/Martin> ^ McKissock will join  you; on January 7, 1949. .them in time for the Christmas  :wmmmmmmmmmmmwmmmmma^mmmmmmm^Kmmm   celebrations.  No Paper  GIBSONS NEWS  By E. NESTMAN  WA TO LEGION "  officers   resulted   in    President, on the agenda oh other visits  a %s7 G.  Crowhiirst, first    vice- F ^ _  __���_  [president Mrs. H.  Kennett, sec- ENTERTAIN FRIENDS  oiid     vice-president     Mrs.     G.  ^ Also the Walter  Deane's will  Mainwaring, Secretary L. Inglis,  ?e havlnS friends for the holi-  ' Treasurer   M.   Leslie,   Standard days  including Mrs.   W.   Deane  ���bearer Mrs. B. Knbwles,    serg- and   daughter   from   Vancouver,  >eant-at-arms  Mrs.    H.    Wardil.  a niece,  and possibly son Rus-  ��� Poppy Day    resulted    approxi- sell .and daughter-in-law Wilma,  I mately $119. Klondike Night will a11 depends on boat service.  i be December 23^ and^thechild-- - Heather  MacRae    and    Jean  ren s^ Xmas party, will b^Dec; MacRae'will be going to Van-  I ���  parting -.at 5 p.m.    Refresl^  louver for Christmas as are Mr,  r ments for children, presents and  and MrsxH.  J. Wood of    West  an evening ofentertainment^will .Sechelt. Coming up for the holi-  b? hejd and adults are invited.        days are Pat and Jean Berry. I  ^Klondike   Night  will   be  held am very glad to know that Jean  December 23.  Raffles for    tur- has xfully  recovered   from    her  , keys and a real evening of enter-  i^nt   illness.     Also    spending  tainment/ is  planned.    A    New Christmas  m Vancouver  is Mr..  .Year's  Eve  dance  wHl be held Jack   Martin   of  Porpoise    Bay  in the Legion hall.  FavorsandX ���a^v  refreshments for anyone wishing WELCOME NEWCOMERS  ^^^! ^served.^^ omitted to welcome to  ;A��S^v''^^^^^fty?^-.fS^^t:-m this column newcom-  lat,the.dance, and a^pd time,is e^ M-  and Mrs   McCrea   wil0 .  guaranteed to all. Get your tic-  are ^ residence  in the    house  1^'n^^'^'B^J��^%JS^ previously occupied by Mr. and  you wilf be able tc^make it There Mrs>  Dic��  KlinV w/ do  hope  ^^y:^tated7nuii^.   ^ they will enjoy Sechelt.  tickets on-hand. :7^ J  iurr   wriTPc CONGRATULATE TEACHERS  ^yL^      i.           :+������.,. *��� ���. Great credit is due to Mr. and  ,   ^^ the^   teachers,  xireprts on, ,Jhe.    annual^ bazaar Mrg>     Jean    McKissock       ^3  W ^S6^l^ff Brown, Mrs, M. Livesay and Mrs.  inclement .weather, the total re- Ha-     Sawye     for    ^e    tml  ce^t* were .most  graUftnng-        ^^1 way the little child-  '^^ss^ss^for an ^ ^i^^���*&  n^Sh^S to be    sent ^^'^^^^&  to; the Minister of Fisheries re Ronny Srmth and Judy    Smith;  EXPECTED  FOR  HOLIDAY  Mrs. Ted Osborne is expecting  hfer daughter, Duffy, her son-in- ���Central Press o��n��di��r  law, Ralph, and the baby for the THEY  CAN  HARDLY  WAIT TO SEE  SANTA  holidays.  I have  promised my- These  two  youngsters,   like  thousands  of  children  all  over   the  country can hardly wait to get a glimpse of Santa Claus with his furr  infinite care they hang ub their stbckirifes' Christinas Eve. ��� ^ ���, ^  Cfjrigtmas Breprebnesra     Gibsons p.t.a.  "��� ���" m A f lto^if poa(<   IT   fanr  Discusses Chance  Oi Getting Dentist  THE P.T.A. held its December  meeting a week early and met  on Monday the 13, so that any  business preceding the Christmas parties for the schools could  be attended to, and also for the  benefit of the teachers, most of  whom will be leaving for the  Christmas holidays this week  end.  The January meeting will be  held'on the third Monday, as  usual.  Business of the evening included a discussion of the National  Film Board Pictures. The question arose as to pictures for other organizations of the district.  After some discussion liha.  meeting decided that the P.T.A.  should maintain its present relationships with the National  Film Board, and keep its jurisdiction over the Basic Program pictures. However, an operator and  pictures, either of an entertaining or an educational nature,  will be provided by the P.T.A.  for any other local organization  desiring them.  * Cocoa for school lunches came  in for discussion, also. The venture doesn't seem to have the  support this year that it had last,  and not so many pupils are taking advantage of this opportunity  to have a hot drink with the  noon lunch.  The possibility of getting a  dentist at Sechelt was discussed.  The man coming into that territory would want to be sure of  enough business. There is a possibility that the school and preschool dental clinic business  would induce a dentist to settle  there.  , AThej .r^t,;:pf :7the;,7ineeting7. was;;..  v devoted to discussion of the Elementary School concert for  Thursday afternoon, and the  High School party for Thursday  evening.   ;  Thanks For  Little Churches  Thank You God: For little  churches  In simple country-sides,  Where the voices of all Your  creatures  May blend, in thanks, at Eventide.  We think of that    other    little  town,  And the stable, for Your birth.'  Shepherds   and    Wisemen,     all  knelt down,  Kings and beasties. Angels sang,  Peace on Earth.  Wherever there are two or three,  Gathered in My Name  It matters not if the church be  small  The Blessing remains the same.  So thank you God:     for    little  churches  In simple country-sides;  Where the voices of all    Your  creatures,   ' ��� 7 ���     #  May blend in thanks at Eventide.  Wynne,  Gibsons.  practical for a passenger to  check bags on a steamer which  would be absent from the port  all day. The company suggested  that checking facilities at the  Westview wharf be used instead.  In answer to a query from the  Board on the authenticity of a  rumour that the "Princess Mary*'  was apout to bie "taken out of  service tp this ,pp the company said that "no such action  is contemplated at the present  time."  The Board had also taken up  local complaints against the CNR  dining saloon service, wherein  residents claimed they were  denied meals on the trip to Vancouver.  Merry Christmas!  SINCE this is the last issue for the old year we, the  staff and management of the "Coast News" wish  to say a sincere "thank you" to our faithful readers  and advertisers and to our correspondents ��� without  whom there just would not be a "News".  For your patience through our years of growing  pa Ins,- for the same patience extended again to us  when we lost the guiding hand of Ernie Pearson at  Sechelt; for the prompt renewals and Jcind things said  about us (there are brickbats too, and they help sometimes) we are deeply appreciative.  We like to feel that^we have had a part in building the future of this Peninsula: to feel that we have  been of some assistance to the V.O.N., the Red Cross>  the Boards of Trade and to all the people and causes  that have needed a helping hand from time to time.  The Coast News is endeavoring to voice your  needs/whether it be for the much needed roads, the  ambulance, the markers for the sand bar outside Davis  Bay, the footpath for pedestrians, the road signs warning vehicles of school zones, or the new wharves or  repairs to bridges.  Let us have your ideas, we can only succeed with  your support and the measure^ of our success is in that  support.  And now . . . as we started out to say "HAPPY  NEW YEAR" to all.  Ask -"Full Study"  Of All Possible  ment make a thorough survey of  all routes through the mountains suitable for the proposed  Trans-Canada Highway extension into British Columbia, and  give these routes fullest public-.  d8_"ng _rfoweUSo^rtrth_ ^^ -fbyrtgebpoC^Ud__vTB^_dr_t  St&fST^ b_ held at ���Sc^a^.l^ meet^    Thursday  Next whist drive to be held at  _,,   u���     ^_������     ���.^���._.-v     Kamloops Board of Trade ask-  -sm'  the  home   of   Mrs/ Bowman   in  er"   by     Maujreen     McKissock;  aid of the Building Fund, January 12 at 2 p.m.  Pillow cases raffled in aid of  benches for Memorial Park were  won by Mrs. W. Ross. Next meet-  hE^T^iw^S^ '^d   Ji^Tcatto.^ tions ��* the province.  Sw rnAmwTflfL' Si   '   Ann" by Merilyn Home, and a attend as she had to go to Van- STEAMER SERVICES  SS J3J"S?  0t5���Sb ^f"}J,n "Overheard in the Orchard" by ing that the provincial govern-.    The Kamloops Board proposed  aid of the Building Fund, Jan- t^^m^ -r���-^ 0^  T^ai. ,,������*  ^ :��� 7 x    ... .,    >   -   ������--���������  .  .   . ae .     tv/t^o^i _3=r.Tr __�����.<_ BoUe; "Best Wishes" by Gordon apples and candies. "       a provincial-federal  meeting  of  won bv Mrs W ��NeS    Poll��^ "Gift and a   Star*    by      Mrs.  Sawyei, was very much hlfh^ *<**% *?  afford    the  K^naUpKteKett  Newcome,   Ben    Newcome missed as she is on the sick list ^i.1^^6???^^   aU   sec"  ,i*w 19 Qf 9 r.��� - :- Kathleen Rouse and Janet Bow- " :���-.-.��� x-,--' -   ������.  that all" these routes   be   thor-  Fillow cal^affled in aid of er; "Three for Tea" ^    Gloria ed a stocking filled with oranges, ouShly studied m preparation for  Jr'inow cases ratnea m aia or ��� --_. ��_o_k��4 ������awe.i,��_-."-'"i��r n^A���  ~~~i~~ ����_��..-rl_-*___f��--_------ a provmcial-federal  meeting  of  Christmas   song    by    Margaret couver. Thave been asked to ex-      Recent complaints by the local  THIS'N'THAT y       Power;   reading     "Recipe"     by press the gratitude of the par- Board about checking   facilities  Well by the look of our lanoting Jack Phillips. Mrs. Brown's ents to Pastor Elliott for his on CPR steamers n��t being av-  here tonight, there will be - a class then gave a play which wonderful work with the child- ailable during fhe.day to visit-  White'.-.'Xmas in the offing. Its a was much enjoyed. ren and thanks also to his good ors here were turned back   by  beautiful  night,  moon    shining,      The   presentation     of    prizes wife who never fails to actively the steamship company on    the  . /   (Continued on Pjage 2)       X followed and each child :receivr support her husband in his work, grounds that it would   not   be  ���aOIA��'38.  OS  ,,-., VIHQX.0I/V  l-HVHan 1YI0v!IA0cd Kage Two  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C..  .Friday, Dec. 24, 1948  &^i&^t^m^*&zmztzzziz'z  4?  MORE ABOUT  i  A Merry Christmas  Just the same old wish that we have  sent during .the year we have been  serving you.  WILSON CREEK GARAGE  Wilson Creek, B. C.  Since it is impossible to say'it in person,  may I  express  through  your community newspaper  my  sincere wishes to you and yours for  A Merry Christmas  and  A Bright New Year  H  TAMES SINCLAIR  Member of Parliament  254 West 6th Avenue,  . "NORTH VANCOUVER  Continued from Page 1  but freezing, and our streets are  filled with snow and slush, real  wintry looking.  It had a real touch of the frozen north last last week, the day  on which it really snowed in the  Landing, more people fell, Mrs.  Crowhurst was about the heaviest hit, she fell near Shell garage, cut her head, and was a real  casualty. I fell down on the main  street, and I think about every  other person I met that day had  a fall. It sure makes you feel  foolish to lose your balance and  go down. There's not a thing you  can do, just go down. Oh well,  its all in a life time I-guess, but  sure hope this doesn't hang ar-*  ound very long, trucks sure having a grim time getting around.  They tell me they are doing  some work on the highway again. Well well, Happy day. Do  you think our loud weeping and  wailing really reached their  ears, ~or what. Maybe there's a  Santa Claus after all. Well folks  the big day is here, and schools  out, our shopping should be about finished, the last minute  frantic dashing around will be in  " evidence with many of us, and  Xmas morning, beaten but happy  we will still have enough strength  left to tackle that turkey,' and  trimmings, with the house a  shambles from one end to the  other, toys, and children underfoot, our patience just about  worn to a frazzle, ready to rend  apart the next person who says  Merry Xmas, well take another  aspirin, and carry on. Yes Xmas  is a wonderful time, for everyone  but Mother. Oh well even at  that she loves it every bit, and  wouldn't be happy if she wasn't  up to her neck in it, and so we'll  still say Merry Merry Xmas,  Before I forget, received a card  C. P. Smith, and family, from  (Continued on Page 8)  W  VIVIAN AND JOE KLEIN  ROBERTS CREEK  TAXI  .  . . wish to thank all  their patrons and friends  for their loyal support and to say ...  Merry Christmas!  A  Merry  i.  Christmas  and  A Happy  New Year  Consolidated  Brokers  Sechelt - Vpncouver - Gibsons  ^_ft*3**J��lt_^_h_t*��}__._fc*fc����*2  May I extend Yuletide Greetings to my constituents in all parts of this scattered riding  .. .to wish you one and all a Merry Christmas,  and above that, a Brighter New Year.  HERBERT GARGRAVE  Member Legislative Assembly  1310 West 64th Avenue,  VANCOUVER  _*A_ft3&tifclt_ft_^^  You'll enjoy the rich, full-bodied flavour of Captain Morgan  Gold Label Rum in a Rum Highball, tall and mellow ���.. s /  Pour one jigger of Captain Morgan Rum over a few cubes  of ice and fill glass with soda or <]fy ginger ale-  Use Cola if you prefer.  /  /���  y  Deep Down in Our Heart. . .  we know of no song, no poem, no other word  to express our sentiments than this sincere  greeting. ������-������'...',���  "Merry Christmas-  Em! God Bless Ifoii"  i5/s^5mi^ &  Friday, Dec. 24,  1948..  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Three'  By K. I. L.  __a____z____ga__  A MERRY  Christmas' and continued  success  in    the    New  Year to the Editor and staff of  the Coast News, and my sincere,  thanks   for   their   remembrance*  of me at this festive season.  TO CALIFORNIA  Mr. and Mrs.,   J.  McGuiness  CHRISTMAS GUESTS  Mr. and Mrs. H. Hicks of Vancouver are guests of the Sid  McKay's for Christmas.  YULETIDE VACATION  Mr. and Mrs.' C. Jones and son  of Alert Bay are here for a three-  week vacation, spending it with  the latter's mother and sister,  Mrs. Duval and Miss G. Duval.  ARRIVES HOME  Mr. R. Liste arrived home  last week from Vancouver * Island to spend some time with  his family here.  BIRTHDAY   GREETINGS  Birthday gseejtings to Mrs. J. E.  Lee who celebrated hers On December 19 and to Mr. S. McKay on  Dec. 28.  Merry Christmas everyone  from your correspondent.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  ���  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  UNCLE FRED  Fred Bass, one of the most popular  CKWX personalities for the past  twenty years, has taken on yet  another duty along the centre aisle of  your radio dial. At 5:15 each school*  day '*IJncle Fred" and his pet parrot,  JorJo, entertain the kiddies for Sunny  Boy Cereal. The program features  music, birthday announcements and.  safety tips.  This advertisement is not published  or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board  or. by the Government of  British Columbia.        ~  _��  have left for California to spend  K  the  holiday  season  with    their  daughter  arid family, Mr.    and  Mrs. B. Nicholson.  A Happy Christmas!  We  pause, also  to thank  our patrons and  customers for their kindness through the year.  ERNIE BAKER  VILLAGE MEAT MARKET  AND DELICATESSEN  Sechelt  X-ray surveys on a mass scale discovery means before obvious  are science's way of stealing a symptoms  have     appeared.    If  march on tuberculosis. If found treatment is begun then, there is  early, TB is the most curable of better than 90%   chance of re-  the   serious     diseases.     "Early" covery.  MERRY CHRISTMAS  Best Wishes From Us To You.. y  May your hearts and homes be gay with  love and laughter.  Best  Wishes  From Us  To You!  May your hearts and  homes be gay with love  and laughter.  SELMA PARK STORE  Fred Willows  -fL_e*^  VILLAGE COFFEE SHOP  Jack Richardson���Archie Wentz  &tti^&&^tt&,&&ZK&%i&^^^^m%fc^%m%m&,*  wmmtw.  llflllii  *Mt:  m  ___*___.__ -     >  taun-WtaO^"  HEAD  OFFICE- VANCOUVER,  '7$  R    D.   BAKER  MARINE BUli-DlNa  VAMCpUVER, B- C.  December  8$S-4  l;X;.;X��  '!���-���-���.'*_.__  ���AWx'x'ft  X*X*X��X*X.  ���X-X..".  *c��x*:*x"x*>  &�����*_���  ���&*_���-*&  S*.*XvX  >��Xv.  ��*;���:���;%���;��;'$  j��x��x.>  *X_X*KvX'_  ��:SS  X*X*X'X-X<  ����� _- we kno* it iS  a  we like it - but perhaps we eatest of  granted, w. hat it is, ana  Christian festxvals. .     _ ^ than a  Tt is more than Just a W��3      ip. it is a  ���,.P than another day or w       t king  festive hdiday- -������       f^ personal *toc  tU�� for nostalsxc, r��*^ ^ appreciation "a t��   ^  _ a time for Beatitude        ^ aU xt 1S  XivinBand-atx-t^  toXerance.andforhu  _  It is also a state of ��^ ** ^ ^aTd  Men1*-    iX> xa  world... _ *v,-��aq wrapped" into one;  ���_* nil these tningt* c**r.dard of  ��." "7��^'��a T��-s *  &..._.  Cordially y��urs'  II  ���X'X-r*  _x*-��  ���X'X  J  S$SS  Ralph "D- BaKer  president  iliifii;  ��11111  pili  mm  tsmr  ��33  ..;.  rf   -  ��__ Page Four  THE COAST NEWS. SECHELT, -B.C.  .Friday, Dec. 24,  194t  By "SLIM'  NEWS IS very scarce this week,  because everybody is too busy  housecleaning to  entertain.  I had a few in for cards for  Wesley's birthday December 9.  Those invited were Mr. and Mrs.  Matten, Mr. and Mrs. Verdisco,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwards, Mr.  and Mrs. Rowbottom, Bob Young  and Harold Lysch.  Mrs. Odendall's mother came  up from Edmonton to spend  Xmas and New Year here on the  Beach, but didn't like our weather and I'm sorry to say she  has left for home again. Hope  she'll come back next summer  and enjoy it (let's hope its not  like last summer?).  One of our old timers is back  with us and its nice to see you  around again Dick Johnson. So  welcome home.  Mr. John Hurran was over for  the week-end at the home of  Mr.  and  Mrs. Lynch.  Well folks I must cut this  short and you'd better be out  after your Xmas trees. I believe  the good ones are far and few  between. Cheerio. Slim.  **"W  A Glad Yuletide!  As Christmas and the New Year  come again may they find and keep  you rich  in  happiness.  JACK MacLEOD  Wilson Creek, B. C.  *59 ���������������  ...mm  .....  .....  irrmri Special XMAS  liLU-1' & NEW YEAR  tftM^VWS  ...mm  *&  .....  *&  .....  .....  o  ���������������  O  .....  *&  .....  .....  .....  .....  Mr        ~^"���"- Sailings  REDUCED  WEEK-END  RATES  to   Local  Coast   Poinls  * Gibsons - Howe Sound - Gulf Coast  SAILINGS  LEAVE   UNION"   PIER,   VANCOUVER  FRIDAYS,  DEC.  24 AND  31 '*  9:00 a.m. (S.S. Lady Cecelia) for Britannia, Woodfibre and:  Squamish. Southbound lv. Squamish 7 a.m. and 3:30  p.m. Lv. Woodfibre 7:45 and 4 p.m. Lv. Britannia  8:15 a.m. and  4:30 p.m.  9:30 a.m. (S.S. Capilano) for Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek and  Sechelt. Southbound lv. Sechelt 2 p.m. calling: Wilson  Creek and Roberts Creek;,   ,. ...... ......  5:00 p.m. (S.S. Cardena) for Sechelt, Pender Harbour, Westview,  Cortez Island, Stuart Island.  5:30 p.m.*  (S.S.  Lady Cecelia)  for Gibsons and Port Mellon.  *���Regular Sailing- advanced one hour.  .....  <*>  .....  *&  .....  .....  ���������PP  4&  .....  ���������pp  ���������������  <��*  .....  4��  .....  L4&.  .....  -*&���'  .....  *&  .....  O  .....  *&  .....  PLEASE  OTOTB:  There  will  he  NO  LOCAL   SAILINGS  on  CHRISTMAS  DAY  or NEW YEARS DAY  .....  .��������  SUNDAYS. DEO. 26 AND JAN. 2  ���1.0:00 a.m. for Gibsons  and  Port  Mellon  10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.  for  Britannia, Woodfibre, Squamish  9:00 p.m. for Port  Mellon  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27  .....  ���������������  o  .....  .....  4*  .....  SPECIAL 10    a.m.    for    Gibsons    and    Port    Mellon.  SAILING! Southbound  lv.   Port  Mellon ��2:30   p.m.   lv.  Gibsons 4:30 p.m. arr. Vancouver 6:30 p.m.  TICKETS���INFORMATION  CITY   TICKET   OFFICE���793   Granville   MA.   5438  WHARF TICKET OFFICE���Union Pier PA. 3411  ^f��f$!O!0f��!$f��!O!<lff��!0!(.f��!0f0f��f$f$!0f��f��f$?Hs;  s  o*  To All Our Friends-  Old and New,  *   Past, Present and Future  We. Say  Merry Christmas  ECHELT - JERVI  GREETINGS!  Not   because  of   custom  long   established   of   extending greetings at the  holiday   season,   but   because of the sincerity of  our appreciation of your  kindly * friendships    and  loyal patronage, we wish  you a good old-fashioned  Merry Christmas.  /  JACK'S  AUTOMOTIVE  SERVICE  Sschelt, B.t_.  V"  j<?��  Mere words cannot begin to bring you the many good wishes which  we hold for you and your family. As a tiny token of our high regard  for your patronage and friendship during the, past year, and as a renewed pledge of the service which we constantly strive to offer, may  we take this occasion to send you our best wishes for a Happy Christmas  and a New Year filled with all the good things of life.  THE PENINSULA CAB COMPANY LTD.  Doug Pearson. Jack Dennis 7XErnie Pearsoir  TWO CABS Sechelt 5C2���5U - T$6 PHONES  ���**smt  ;.*^WAWffl^/fl  M^MM  :W__s  .     '.'   : na-p\easute,\  ��*. *��s �����& -*-  v-.y.'XxXv&x-x-W  ymv$mm  ymmxym  S3S..  7 3-G 5:WESt '-5.H ynSJEyMANC  ".jbsv8?8pdB"Kv  '���-<%*&4S*:.  ..V.'.V.V.V.'  *<*y���>'��_> ... -   $&&wmoho&_&_&:  fcl.yypQQ&pQ&y,  w  :xte. Friday, Dec.. 24, -1948,  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Five  ^^^^^^^mmmm^m^^^^mm^mm^^m:  m  m  w  m  w  M  0-  Ti  I  1  I  I  ST. THOMAS' CHURCH  Sincere wishes for a Holy Christmas and a  Happy and Prosperous New Year to all my good  friends on the Sechelt Peninsula. My heartfelt  thanks for your many kindnesses.  E. M> BAXTER, O.M.I.,  Annapolis Royal, N. S.  w  i  m  :���.:���:  m  ...  *8  a.  1  m^y^y,^?}yrimmk  S����  Christmas Messages  SL Mary's Church  We all have heard and read  many Christmas stories, but  to my mind, none can compare  with the simp narrative we find  in the second chapter of St.  Luke's Gospel.  As we read again the familiar  words and phrases, we understand, each in his own way, the  spiritual meaning of the Feast of  Christmas. We hear again the  song of the angels���the message  of peace and good will. The message that would banish hatred  and inspire love of God and our  neighbour. May the true peace  of Christ enter into your hearts  and homes this Christmas and  remain with you always.  F. R. O'Brien,  St.   Mary's   Church,  Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish  Gibsons, B.C.  Anglican Vicarage  The manner of the entry of  the Messiah upon earth 2000  years ago was so unexpected  and contrary to human expectations. Ever since, strange as it  may seem, the world's highest  honour has been paid to a Babe  born in a manger. ^This, the  most wonderful story ever told,  so simple in its. setting, yet so  transcendently divine, still compels world-wide attention. When  the story was first told, St. Luke  says, ".All.. they that heard it  wondered". Humanity has ever  since wondered at it, and in  heart and. soul, has gone to Bethlehem to consider the strange  thing whigt came to pass there  2000 years ago.  Christmas  stands  for   Christ;  His conception of man, His revelation of God. It stands for the  Incarnation, and the   hallowing  ~*tithuman relations that follows  from it. In the Birth of the Saviour focussed all the best of the  ages- which went before it; since  then all the best we have has  radiated from it. It changed the  course of history: it marked a  new chronology, B.C. to A.D.,  changing the course and destiny  of mankind. As humanity developed through the Christian  centuries deeper truths and fuller divine realities have been  found in the Manger of Bethlehem. The fulfilment of the  Angelic message, "Glory to God  in the highest, on earth peace,  goodwill towards men" has been  delayed by the power of evil, but  it can never be destroyed. Some  day it will come forth in all its  fulness, and the Kingdom of  God will be established upon  earth. In the meantime faithful  human hearts will continue to  echo its wish, and to receive its  blessings.  Rev. H. U. Oswald  Anglican  Vicarage,  Gibsons, B.C.  Tor St. Bartholomew's Church,  Gibsons;  St.    Aidan's    Church,  Roberts     Creek;     St.     Hilda's  Church, Sechelt.  Special Church  Services, Sechelt  CATHOLIC Church Services will  be held at the Indian Church  at Sechelt when Midnight Mass  will be celebrated at 12 p.m. Friday, December 24.  At the Church of the Holy  Family at Sechelt three masses  will be held beginning at 8.30  a.m.  Christmas Day.  Freedom of  religion is  your Canadian  heritage . . .  attend the  church of your  choice this  Christmas!  SrtfWK'ftVJW&Ki.fi.'  f;"i.*w>.-:%%*Xvi,_'S,K   *���"  our   friends���old  To   all   our   friends���old J  in  and   new,   past,   present       _rTV r^*N     *  E.  and future���we say:  Merry  Christmas  J. Shaw General Store  Roberts Creek  E��lCt*����E*_tCI��K��El^^  Christmas Greetings to  Everyone!  *Fo those of you who are customers, we wish,  to express pur sincere appreciation for your*"  patronage and to those of you whom we do not  yet know, we extend a cordial invitation to  come in and make our acquaintance. Ma^  all of you have a very merry Christmas and  may your Yuletide dreams come true !  DICK FBTCHETT  ...of    :  GIBS^ BUILDING SUPPLY  "Everything for the Builder"  Gibsons/ B. C. Phone Gibsons 53  St John's Church  "His name shall be called  "Wonderful"���-Isaiah   9:   6.  "Thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people  from their sins." Matthew 1:  21.  What we have most to fear  in the religious observance of  Christmas is that it should become perfunctory and formal ob^  servance. We treat it as an event  in human annals, and forget that  it was the great manifestation of  God.  His name shall be called "Wonderful". There are other names  that our Lord had given to Him  before His wonderous birth in  Bethlehem in the long ago.  Looking down the ages centuries  before His birth the prophet  Isaiah saw Has day and wrote  that the government would rest  upon His shoulder;  and    wrote  "And his name shall be called  Wonderful. Counsellor, The  Mighty God, The Everlasting  Father, The Prince of Peace".  And He is all of the names that  have been given to Him. We need  not be told how wonderful He is  in manifestation to those who  love Him. As we contemplate  His condescension leaving the  glory that He had with the Father before the world was, and  coming down to a sin���cursed  earth who does not find his soul  filled with wonder and lost in  love and praise? and as counsellor to His Church. His wisdom  is unerring and His judgments  unfailing. He guides us with His  counsel. He leads, He teaches,  He restrains. What shall we say  of that other name He bears,  "The Mighty God".  Here we must "put off our  shoes from off our. feet for the  place whereon we stand is holy  ground". The Mighty God, the  Great Creator, the One Who was  before all things and by Whom  all things consist. Look around  you, - look above you, look beneath, look where you will���the  marvellous order and beauty of  this world (even in its fallen  state) was all made by Him our  Saviour,   the  Mighty   God.  The Everlasting Father: This  is also part of His wonderful  name. From everlasting to ever-:  lasting He is God. There never  was a time when He was* not  God, though for a short spacey  while He wrought out our redemption, He laid His glory by,  and took upon Himself our nature  that He might redeem us from  sin.  And then He is the Prince of  Peace.  In a world rocked by tumult  and strife harassed by wars and  rumours of wars what a name to  bear, The Prince of Peace, the  One who will make wars to  cease. At His birth in Bethlehem  the angels sang of peace on earth  and good will among men. That  is His purpose. Let us watch and  pray as we see the day approaching.  Join all the glorious names  Of wisdom, love and power,  That mortals ever knew,  That angels ever bore,  All are too mean to speak His  worth.  Pastor W. Elliott, St. John's  Davis Bay and Sechelt.  Church oi the Holy  Family  IT   WAS     Johnny'is     birthday^  Johnny's mother planned a little party for him. Many friends  came bringing presents. There  were presents in every kind of  ���fancy wrapper one could imagine, red, green and white, all tied  with ribbons and bright stickers.  In a short time the room was  bursting with dazzling colors.  And, thdf'e was such noise and  confusion, and such 'simulated  good spirits everyone was carried away with the exuberance  of the occasion. There were  handshakes and handclasps, and  loud voiced congratulations. Soon  all were exchanging their gifts  with one another, strangely enough, the very presents they had  brought for Johnny.  Off to one side stood the little  lad whose birthday it,was. He  was entirely forgotten in this  burst of fine good fellowship. No  doubt he was a little saddened  by it all. Certainly he was confused. After all, whose birthday  was it?  *   Christmas  is  the  birthday  of  Christ. We    celebrate    it    with  .the. with" p"^pU_. ^ff$f$!^f$f0I$f$l0f$f$f$f$T$f$f$1#f$f$f$f^f$f  i  _��  i  I  i  ���m  w.  w.  ���,i<?  'V-  ���iri  ��  ���v>.  I  ft  ft  s  s  mighty entertainments, innocent  and otherwise. In general we fill  the day and our own hearts with  suoh activity there is no room  left for God.  It is not the burden of this  message to condemn legitimate  pleasures on Christmas, but only  to pose the question, Whose  birthday is it?  Christmas is a religious festival and the true spirit of  Christmas must necessarily be a  supernatural one. Surely the day  oh which Christ was born should  be marked with prayer both public and private. For prayer is the  most ennobling of all human  acts wherein the creature converses with his Creator and  thereby renders to God a debt.  Christmas is the birthday of  the Prince of Peace. How sadly  do we need peace in this the  cruelest of all centuries. We shall  never bring peace either to our  own hearts or to the world by  turning away from, or, ignoring  our God. "Unless the Lord keep  the city, the guard keeps watch  in vain" Psalm 126.  May I extend to the Coast News  and its readers my best wishes  for  a  Merry  Christmas  and    a  Pentescostal  Tabernacle  Every gift you receive this  Christmas will express love  and perhaps sacrifice. Sometimes  we are restricted in our giving to  relations and intimate friends,  but God's love knows no boundaries.  "For God so loved the world  that He gave His only begotten  Son".  May we who have accepted  God's priceless Gift as our personal Saviour not be guilty of  festive orgy nor worldly celebrations but with heartfelt gratitude, humbly bow before the  Christ of Bethlehem presenting  as the wisemen their gifts, our  lives, ambitions and purposes  unto Him whose birthday we  remember. $  We unite in sending you our  warmest  Christian  greetings.  J.   Pennoger,  F.   Clemo,  Gibsons, B.C.  Happy and Holy New Year.  H. F. Dunlop, O.M.I.,  The Indian Residential School  and" The Church of    the    Holy  Family, Sechelt.  ....  .....  48*  45*  .....  48*  .....  4��  .....  48*  .....  48*  .....  8*  ���������  8*  s*  8*  8*  .....  48*  .....  48*  48*  8*  >������  8*  r  Wishes  43*  .....  48*  43*  .....  As the holiday season comes to a close we  are reminded that this successful year is due  in no small measure to your generous patronage.    Kindly accept our cordial good wishes  ���������������  48*  48*  ���������������  48*  .....  for  Happy New Year  and a  Hapyy New Year  mm  .....  48*  ...em  ......  48*  .....  48*  45*  45*  .....  43*  ��� ��������.��  4&  .....  485'  .....  1 aTlLOfbJCb Lj-LA  tt  THAT SMART SHOP AT SECHELT  //  ���������������  48*  .....  48*  .....  435-  43*  43*  .....  45*  43*  43*  ���������������  43*  .....  43*  .....  43*  43*  43*  43*  43*  .....  43*  �������������  41  o.  41  ���_���������  43*  ���������������  .....  43*  .....  ....  . ��_h_ 'Merry Christina  Atetouf GknUtmai f  ^em99^m^mmims^mmi&Bmi&&&&&A  ... . still rings truer than any other greeting we  can extend to you at this time of year.  BILL'S TAXI  ��� * ���  Bill Mervyn Halfmoon Bay  May There Be  Happiness  *-      - ^ '  Throughout  the World  We look forward with  delightful enthusiasm to  the good cheer, and fel-  lowship that'is an essential part of the Yuletide  Season, Our kindest-regards to each of you on.  this Christmas Day.  MERRY CHRISTMAS ^vND A NAPPY AND  ;,,.     LEISURELY NEW YEAR  with General Electric Appliances  ��  All ol Us  in our store extend to all  of you in your homes .  Holiday  Greetings  HASSAN'S  , GENERAL STORE  Pender Harbour  SEASON'S  GREETINGS  COLLISON'S  BARBER SHOP  Gibsons, B. C.  Phone Gibsons 45  eyjsry alft;>^\j jr^<^e_h^  ��  On   the   first   Christmas'  Day, God gave His son to  the   world   to   be   raised.  from a babe v . . to teach ~  .'. . to perform miracles,  to be crucifiedvand resur-"  rected ... that Men might learn and  accept His way to Salvation. This was  the greatest gift ever to be given on  Christmas Day. We offer this message  of thankfulness with  s?  #  May the greatest gift  you receive be the gift  of Joyousness and Prosperity throughout the  year ...  SEASON'S  GREETINGS  Record  Seasonal Good  'TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS  5-10  Left of the Post Office  ASSOCIATED  SUNSET HARDWARE  Phone Gibsons 44  Gibsons, B. G.  Christmas  Greetings  TO   EVERYONE  from x  HADDOCK  ENGINEERING  Pender Harbour ���  is..  HOLIDAY  GREETINGS .,,  The Management and Staff  WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION CO.  GIBSONS AND VANCOUVER, B. C.  Wh  May the glow of the  candles at Christmastime  bring the light of hope,  the flame of faith and  the warmth of good > fellowship to all . . .  Merry Christmas!  HOWE SOUND 5-1015  Gibsons, B. C.  -��V^ f Jp-"'V:_V.^->^��i homes, we .wish you the merriest of Christmas'^ and all good wishes for the New Year !  Jim Hadley  Gibsons, B. C.  Christmas  Hearts are singing the  clear oldiChristmas carols.  Childress voices; express  the delight of lovely gifts.  I wish you all the merriest  of Ch ri stmas seasons;.  Records on Reyue  By Johnny Edwards  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS!  ..���-^4.-___a__��*^_i'.'        _i*_. H   f|  ���viyo.  iff Our memory  at this Christmas is the thought of the  splendid associations with friends of  this institution that have made it possible for us to enjoy a very satisfactory  year ... Please accept the kind wishes  every member of our organization  a joyous Yuletide and a itfew Year  of Health and Progress.  Jim Vleitch  Hardware  Gibsons, B.C.  the heartiest wish7for the Holiday Season.  RUBY GRAHAM  BILL JACKSON���Gibsons M9r.  BEN LANG  nUtA* Greetings!  y '���-,'  We cherish the thought of the fine  associations that have been ours  . . . and take this means of expressing our heartfelt appreciation for  your friendship.   k  Gibsons  Sechelt  USHER'S YARD GOODS SHOP  Gibsons, B. C.  I   ..-9  MERRY  *_fc**����}_**x_*S}:i _*3t*t**x*x*_K*}_fc**_**^  &&mmmsim����&mx2i&mai^^  HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS  The multi-colored lights which adorn your Christmas tree will be reflected,  we hope, in the radiance of your joy through all the years to follow. And  moy the happy surprises which await you mark the beginning of a future  which will be filled with good health, good will, good luck and a pack of  happiness to last a lifetime over. We thank you sincerely for your past  patronage and look forward to servingpyou to your complete satisfaction  in the New Year.  Season's Greetings to You One and All  HOWE SOUND TRADING Co. Ltd.  GIBSONS, B. C.  "Personalized,  Friendly Service"  CHftlSTMAS  We Have Just a  Friendly Word to Say  to Wish You a  A Merry  Christmas  and a  Happy  New Year's  Day  MERRY ERN CAFE  ERNIE DREW  Gibsons, B.C.  Have A Happy Holiday  With this, the greatest of holidays, before us, we  join in the good wishes of the world to promote  the spirit of good fellowship and peace on earth.  MARSHALL'S HARDWARE  Gibsons, B. C.  a&i-s&m&a&tS Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C,_  -..Friday, Dec. 24, 1948  Season's Greetings!  From  B. C. Fir (Sechelt) Ltd.  A DOLLAR7 doesn't seem like  much for opening a savings  account, says Mr. John Theed,  local Bank of Montreal, manager. But it's enough for a  youngster to start with.  Saving reg&Larly^ teaches a boy  or girl to prepare for future opportunity and! to build against  misfortune. You can help your  young one help himself by form-,  ing the B of M Saving habit.  Advt.  CHRISTMAS  GREETINGS  3$.  li  FROM  m  1  I  m  m  Srft  ^.;<f:0it7:0i��:0HlHnfti0i0i��  .....  .....  .....  .....  *&  .....  .....  "...  <��*  ��������������  .....  .....  <*&  .....  .....  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W^^^^^m^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^mM'  TO ALL OUR FRIENDS  AND PATRONS  A Merry Christmas and  and  A Happy New Year  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  i   11 --u-TT"i_n-ii���ii���ii ���-^^f*ifcM"'  -   I   l-f I��� ���~��������������l* _  I  ���I ��� Wl   I   Wl   ll  IIW��� ���U%___-��----W-l1T��_i|1��M  Please Clip Thb Directory Out end Hong By Your Phone  For'Reference  BAKERY  BETTY'S  BAKERY���  Homemade Pies, Cakes,  Bread.  Christmas Cakes and-  Decorated to Order  Special Catering for Your  New  Year's Party!  Porpoise Bay Rd., Sechelt  BEER BOTTLES  Will call and buy for caslv  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc*  Galls made at intervals fron.  Hopkins to Irvines Landing.  R. H7 STkOSHElN  Wilson" Creek ���  *    CLEANERS AND DYERS  "It Pays to Keejp Clean"  LLOYD'S CLEANERS   *  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Agency at Bus Depot, Sechelt  DRESSMAKING  Specializing in Tailored Slack  Suits, Fine Lingerie,  Children's Clothes  MRS. M. D. STOREY . '  Roberts Creek  Phone R.C.  24U2  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Garbage Disposal Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, JWest Sechelti  Selma Park only ^  For Informatioh write or  *phone  Union SteomshipGo^  Phone Sechelt,, 22^  .,"  GENERAL HAUUNGf  INSURAHCE  *.t  Parr Pearson Agencieis  Genera^ Insurance  Phone  Sechelt .37 --Night Ring LSL  LUMBER AND FUEL  BURNS and JACKSON^  SAym^L   x  Producer of Choice Lumb��r  In All Species  ���Wood ancfr-Stwduii  Phone Sechelt 15-M-2  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  Hardware, Plrnhbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving th&: Peninsula"  Marshali's fldrdw^re  Phone Gibson���3$   ���,  Plumbing and Hooting  Installation ^-Repairs  A S|>ecialty  by Registered Plumper  Ticknor's Plumbiiag  Porpoise Bay Road  Sechelt, B.C.  ��������..  ?Ml  ?f��.?��f|jff0f$fm$!#?��ff0f$f#f��l^f��!^  Perfume  salesgirl  to  blonde:  0.... "Just  a word of advice. Don't  ���ft��*_��_fe��^��^ u?e this stuff if    you're    only  sl��_������_��.fW��iS_-L    ui_,*w�������� .������...*.  RADIO SERVICE  Lowe's Radio Service  GIBSONS  Ifou Bust 'Enir-^We Fix 'Em  Location:   Wool Shop  Bus Pickup and Delivery  Service  STEELE'S RADIO AND  ELECTRIC  Radio Sales and Service  Phone, Sethelt 33 -  X   Send by Bus  REAL ESTATE  Specialist in Coast: Property  Consi^atfC 6f^Kei^L4:d.  y-..-?^?-  xGiilit CoastvQffices  Gibsbhs arid Sechelt  Phone 37  T  t  For Prompt, Courteuos  Service, See  Ef Gr HARRIS & "Co:  Real Estate and Insurance  Village Centre, Sechelt  X      Sechelt, 48 or 39  I Gibsons Real Estate Agency  Specialists in Coast Properties  from Gibsons to Pender Hbr.  Representatives of  H. A. Roberts Ltd.  Write or 'Phone Gibsons 41  or 59 for Listings.  G. H. day and A. C. Hill  . Local Agents  ROOM AND .BOARD  Comfortable Rooms and Good'  Food;by Dayv Week, Months  RC^p^D tOD^E    ^  is the: plaice to! g^i  Phonte Sechelt 3&  Sechelt'sXMos^ Hodem Hotela  TAXI  P^f^lf^ CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones, rs^xCabs.  WH*SON CREEK and  SE.L!yiApARK  Phone Sechelt 5C2 and 5U  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  JAf ��p TRANSFER  Log Hauling Contractors  Gehei^TFreight Hauling  .   Sand and Gravel  Pteorie Sechelt 5IJ  FRANK YA1ES  Home Oil Agent for  Peninsula  Qravel and Freight Carxying  Service calls day or night-  Days, Wilsonp Creek���5S  Nights, Roberts Creekr~24E;:  Upholstery <and Slip Covers  Let Us Rebuild and  Upholster Your  Favorite Chair  Usher's Yard Goods Shop  Gibsons; B.C.  ��� _   ,-��.._���*. Friday, Dec. 24/ 1948,  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Page Nine  Mnay we express to you our appreciation of  this cordial relations between us and extend  besft wishes for a Happy Christmas and a  Bountiful New Year.  . /���  ^LAWRENCE WESTON  {    ' The Village Centre Bakery  <  VILLAGE CENTRE, SECHELT  A Very Merry Christmas  and a  x^  .   from your friends at  HliPPY  ELPHINSTONE  CO-OPERATIVE  ASSOCIATION  Gibson's, "B.C.  Ketus  SSIFIED  3 Lines (15 Words) for 35c 3^^eri^ 60c  :Extra words, above 15-word_min., ic^each. Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc;^ 75c insertion  LITTLE ADS > . >. ��1G ftESULTS   x  irVrrri:  if  mte  ,     r,,-r���'rrr    'r./    /   ,/ r/K^rr^r      V    ~r''S '       ^        '  At  .-_���"//  fff St    f* SfSSf+* f  ,v"w,A /$St?s  '  ��*" * 'vt* '& */    'fy  f *     **/*/** ^ s S f* '���&. /_���   _* /  .  s       -v  'S  fm....  IPs.  J��Sgg  'r.r.rr-y.<  Wm  frrfriiS  wm  '&0&r\  WW  mm  Hi  M  SfSSft.  5;x*x ...  ���Si-Si.*  m  *&:._:  0tZfat*&*%y*f  CUSTOMERS AND FRIENDS  . . . mean more to this institution than the  mere exchange of dollars. . . . We appreciate  our customers���they are . our friends���and  we wish them . . .  A Merry Christmas  A Happy New  vsm  SILVER GRILLE SERVICE STATION  One of the Best Equipped Service Departments on the Peninsula  SPECIAL SAILING  OF THE SEA BUS  From Gibsons to Gambier  Harbour (The Veterans'  Memorial Hall) on  New Year's Day  Fore 50c Return  For time of sailing and tickets see  JIM VEITCH  Gibsons  The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans  (UNIT 276) GAMBIER HARBOUR  Extend the Seasons Greetings to One and All!  GREETINGS  ���*  .���W��!��t!i!W  x   XFOR SALE  ISfflP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or frbnf Vancouver: Low rates.  ' Fart  service.   Careful   handling.  [Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  [1940 FEDERAL truck in good  condition, truck equipped with  yard gravel box. $1500 cash.  [Apply J. Jonas, Selma Park, B.C.  24  ii in'. I �� ����W<W^^��i^w^MI_d-_---W-<>__--_>->_-_--_l    "  feOR SALE^-      ; -  LOGGING   trucks " 1942     Ford.  ^Five-ton.Diamond T rear-end,  :*ee speed auxiliary trankmis-  ion.   13  ton. Columbia    trailer,  iply JvBl-Dennis, Selma Park.  _ -     ' 26  .��..,���**__�����* ^ .. /  ��� -       ��� -��� -���      i *"���-* y     ' ��� ���-��� -������-- ���- if .  fANTED TO RENT���  (ANTED to rent a 2 or 3 room-  ^���ed; cottage j partly    furnished,  any where  on   the  coast -.. or  Islands. Apply Box Z, Coast eNws,  rWestview, B;C. 26  FOR SALE--        ���������  JJNFINISHED 5 room Woiise "On  7  lot 62 x 122 at Sechelt, with  .enough lumber to finish sheeting.  PWhat offers? Apply Box A, c|o  | P. R: News,: Westview, B.C.  LF<mrS&LE-~ X- X ' ������' ' ��� '  ��S GOOI^as new: boy's 2-tone  plaid lined, sweater. .,,���.��� $4.00.  fwfe#d oyercoat;xsize v$j&Xtjaans''=.  ivercoat; boy's coat.JWhat of-^  ters? Lloyds Cleaner^ 'Gibsons,  l.C. 25  , "dR SALE��� ~  ^LARGE kitchen range, good conditio;^ for; coaler wood. Apply  ox IS^OossiM&ws. 25  FOR SALE���        X ,  CABIN cruiser "Lanora", 30 x  8 �� 4, 15 h.p. Palmer^ 2 bunks.  Complete ready tov go^ no reas-  Oiiabite offer refused; must sell,  health. Apply E. Crush, Pender  Harbour, B.C. 29  FDR  SALE��� :        ^~  EXCELLENT sea boat troller or  "packer, 36 ft. by 11 ft. 6 inch  beam and 5 ft. 9 inch draft. Oner  year old. Used for trolling on  West Coast. Vancouver Island.  $5,500.00. Apply Jack Jamieson  Porpoise Ray Road�� Sechelt B.C.  24  FOUND��� '    "  IN A PENINSULA -Cab. Man's  w.atch. Apply Coast News Office, Sechelt, B.C. 24  LEGAL NOTICES  7 LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to apply to  purbliase Land  IN 3L.AND Recording f District of  ,. New \Vestminster and situate  at Nelsdh^ 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  tive^ chains south- of the North  ^ast corner of 7L1025, 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|����J#l��i��M^*������������iWt����^^^  Ann unM Vihce Pre wer  WISH TO EXTEND TO ALL THE!^ FRIENDS  AND CUSiTOMERS MOST  Hearty Good Wishes for Happiness at Christmastide  6     and Throughout the Coming Year!  Friday  Opening Hours at Gibsons, B. C.  Saturday, December 25���From 7 P.i  Sunday,  December  26���-Ffobt.   1   P.i  Monday, December 27���-Open All Day  , December 31, New Year's Eve���Open All HI Page Ten  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.,  Friday; Dec. 24, 1948  MORE ABOUT . .  but we don't mind, we'd rather we are thankful for everything,  have the snow . . . what am I the many-friends-.we have made,  saying! ��� the different people    we    have  Continued from Page 2 Well folks guess this is it for met, and the kind   things   you  Honolulu, they're having a won- this year, next time I write will ��ave sai��. about my column^ j  derful trip. Guess he is trying to be in New Year, the past year hope you 11 ^continue to read, an��  make us feel bad, in the land has been a very interesting one, once m a while drop me your odd  of the Palm trees, and hula gals, and many'things have happened, note re news.-more than glad to  get them7 There are many changes, some7 of ^h^.old. faces have  gone this paift ySaiv. the real old  timers, they7��re slipping away  one by one, theii* 7 work done,  dthers:: taking their place; the  world goes on^ new people coming, and going, twas ever thus.  To all my readers, I'd like to say  "Merry Xmas", arid for the New  Year may it hold much for you,  and for all of us, in Peace, and  good health, for if we only have  that then I think we have^everything.;.  Bank of Montreal  SECMELT  BANK WILL BE CLOSED DEC. 28th  Regular Bank routine will be resumed  after that date.  To  just a  ��  Christ maa  and   'X' i .  in the New  PARKERS'  B^X)WA|tE  ^!|ag��xpentr  ^  .....  ������*��.  .....  Only the finest is fine enough for Christmas.  May this be your finest yet J  C. G. BALLENTINE���Bal's Blk., Gibsons Jgj  .*���������. ..."  ______��" ��� '��� _��*--.  ~?*tfiftctfti_tm  Wishing Our Many Patrons  A CHEERFUL AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS  AND A PROSPEROtlSSNEW YEAR  ANMRSON^ SHO^  :^i_*��a*__*_h_K*_fcai��^^  A TOAST TO CHRISTMAS AND  X TO OUR FRIENDS  ENGLISH  TEA  ROOA/IS  V\rs. EL. Wdrdit Gibsons, B. C  M.  ���.....  .....  ��������������  ��������..  LLOYD'S   CLEANERS  Gibsons, B; C. j  ���������������  A Christmas  Optometrist  ���; ���������������;������- V:'-.~ ,7X;.-:-.-X'.:--��� J-MS^^^^^i^&^^^^SM^^S^  Yul&id^  ���3x&^^  ��� ������  Gibsons, B. C.  ��������.p  M  �������'  .....  .....  . ...��i  .....  �����������  ��������  ...��  .....  .....  :.  ....  :.  ���������  ������������  ������������  .....  M  .....  'Mr  .....  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