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Array Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area .on B. C.'s Southern Coast.   *��� ���  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish, Irv_|ies  Landing, -Half Moon Bay, 'Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins L��andi_ig,^l/^*'',f*^  Brackendale, Cheekeye, etc. \ v f" ���e   ������ 1-  Vol. Ill ��� No. 42  Sechelt, B. C.  Gull Lines Adds  Wilson's Creek to  Saturday Northbound  GULF LINES' new schedule has  been altered to include Wilsons. Creek on the northbound  trip on Saturdays.  . This gives Wilsons Creek three  stops per week.  The Mariner calls there at  11:15 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays,   and  7:45  p.m.  Fridays.  Pender Klondykers  Have Close Call in  Marine Accident  GILLNETTER  Britannia,   owned  by Leslie Joss of .Irvines Landing, was rammed early Saturday,  May 7, by the trcller owned by  Norman Sleep.  The accident occured in Garden Bay just off the hospital  wharf after the Klondyke Night  celebrations.  There   were   no   casualties   in PENDER  Harbour  Community  Hall   being ���built  at  Madiera  the   accident  thanks   to  prompt par|<. Since this picture was taken things have advanced  action of the  crew and passen- very rapicj|y. The building is 36 feet by 90 feet over all; actual  reardlhe^crfer^r11 h^' afte��r h?" sP��ce 3* feetby 66 feet, with ladies' and gents' dressing  the collision as they were pass- rooms, kitchen and stage at one end.   mg. The Caspian Sea, owned by  PTTBX.ISHI.D BV TEE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  slaess Office:  Sechelt, B.C. National Advertising: Office, Powell Biver, B.C.  Tuesday, May 17, 1949  5c per copy, $2.50 per year, by mail  May Queen Days  Will be Interesting  MAY QUEEN programs for Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Har-  Raps Drew . . .  Howard Fires First Gun  For Sinclair in Federal Race  RON HOWARD, campaign manager for James Sinclair, MP  for this riding, delivered a very thorough and blistering  attack on the "Drew-Duplessis alliance" to the semi-monthly  meeting of the Sechelt District Liberal Association on Monday, May 9.  Water and Office  Equipment Cost  Gibsons $2000  extensive.  Joss had just recently purchas  ed the boat from Jim Cameron.  Mr. Howard and Ewan McLeod, former Liberal organizer,  paid a surprise visit to the meeting and expressed their surprised  pleasure to find such a large  turnout to a normal meeting.  Mr. Howard told the members  of   the   machinery   involved     in  running an election; of his visit  recently  to  the  House   of .Com-  THE EXPENSE of operating the mons   in   Ottawa,   and   the   con-  affairs  of a  village  was  indi-  vention   which   elected   Mr.   St.  cated at the last Gibsons Council Laurent as leader of the Liberal  meeting   when  it   was  disclosed  party in Canada to replace Mac-  that $1500 had been spent on the kenzie  King.  water system for tapping in the      Mr.   Howard    accused   Col.  .   - -      - t ___.  j       j i_ -__lu new  supply    and  enlarging the George Drew, leader of the Con-  bour are now completed and each one promises to be a dam   A new safe purchased for servative  partv   in   Canada,    of  the   office  represents   an   outlay making   an   alliance   with   Que-  of   over   $300,   and   metal  filing bee's  Mr.  Duplessis  for election  purposes in hopes of snaring the  Mir.   Walker   of   Madiera   Park,  rushed to the scene and succeeded in transferring the passengers  off the sinking  Britannia.    The  damaged   vessel   was   towed   to  shore and beached until she can  be moved for repairs.  Extent  of the  damage to  the  Britannia has not been estimated  but the side was badly stove in  and water damage to the interior  very picturesque and interesting day  and the engine will probably be      Pender  Harbour,  well  experi- " ot   over  enced  in  jobs  of  organizing    a dogs and ice cream. cabinets cost over $80  successful  May Day,  having al-      The  sports  in   the    afternoon     The new village office is now Quebec vote  ready had one  each year for a        (Continued from Page 12 almost ready for every-day use  good many years, has planned a  ������-���; ��� ; ���   very complete day for May 24. Gargrave Raps Aluminum Deal  .  .  .  Starting with the parade at 11  Gibsons to Have  Garbage Pick-up  11, considerable discussion  arose  o'clock,   the   crowning     of    this  year's   queen    by    the   retiring  queen.  There will be speeches by the  from the resolution presented by  the Gibsons Ratepayers' Associa  will then declare the sports open.  ���Some   of    the     junior   sports  events   will   be   run   off  before  He reminded his listeners of  Col. Drew's attack on Hon. Ian  MacKenzie on the Bren gun issue which turned out to be "the  fihest contribution any country  made to the war effort."  Mrs. F. French, vice-president,  was chairman of the meeting in  the absence of Mr. E. W. Parr  Pearson.  Would Limit Sales Tax  But Boost Other Levies tM ladians  A WELL-ATTENDED meeting was held at.Port Mellon Thurs-  Building Six Homes  day, May 5 under auspices of Port Mellon Local of the   Thia-'Yarvr  Palp and Stilph^  Guest speaker was  Herbert Gargrave,  M.L.A.  who  re-  T?E���fiRKSTj.teP m t i��ng"ra^e      ...-������ ..j-  ��� ������   .. r __���_������������ __ __i_    i      ��� i  _. _j ___ -._��� i      house building program on the      and   disposal   of   gar- ���  ported on the recent Session of the Legislature and outlined  Sechelt Indian Reserve has been  bage.   An   advertisement   of  the cation for the new fire hall. The  some of the issues that would confront the people during the  started. Excavations for six new  ^tender  is to  be inserted in the letter   also   suggested   that  such coming campaign.  tion  requesting  regular  garbage lunch.  The  committee  have  ar-  coUeetion. ranged to have  a free  hot dog  i After a' thorough discussion of stand and free ice crea^.; coun-  the matter the commissioners de- ter functioning so that the^kid-  cided to call for tenders for the dies will have their fill of hot  collection  [paper immediately. mobile  equipment  as    a    truck  [A   letter   from   the   fire   mar- with a three-ton chassis capable  [.sliars  office    was    read  to  the of carrying 250 gallons of water  'meeting which recommended the be   procured    along   with   other  (pump house site as the best lo- firefighting essentials.  [Protest Meeting  Sinclair Advocates New  Log Dump Past Hopkins  homes are under way now and  it is expected that these dwellings will be ready for occupancy  by fall.  The houses are of modern design, will be well built with basements and all modern conveniences.  Although over $20,000 has  been  spent   in   improvements  at  $160,000,000  BRIBE  Mr. Gargrave said that the government to raise the neces-  session was marked by the ab- sary money for these expendi-  sence of major legislation and tures at the same rates of .inter-  was notable mainly for the tre- est that the government had re-  mendous amount of money ap- cently paid,  propriated by the government CCF'FOUGHT SALES TAX  for normal governmental expen- Mr.  Gargrave    explained    the  ditures as well as nearly $70,000,- CCF position on the sales tax.    ..     -.    ,   ,, T   ...         .,,        .    ,,  000 of loan bills for various pro- He   said   that   the   CCF     had 7thef ^chelt Indian village in the  jects during the next three years, fought  against  the  inception   cf {.     tnIe<! years' tnis 1S ���e tirsj  Mr. G-rgrave said that, in his the  sales  tax  with   aU possible   ���* f*^ ^obS  SSwb.'^todft; SfdMftax3'^ fn^Sund  ����__*.^ *^JK��_������.  A  PROTFST AAFFTINf. nf  residents of n  section of Gibsons  PeoPle of B.C. and he felt it was and unfair tax.  A PRO.I bb I   Mbtl ir\<3 ot residents ot a section ot ^'Dsons  e      nsive  business     when    the The government had, however,  I   7     was held  in the United Church  Hall  to thresh out the government proposed   to   spend said the speaker, made commit-  prbblem of the log dump now situated in the south end of  over $160,000,000 in an effort to ments  to  municipalities  and  to  After  years    of    fighting  for  a  rightful share of the moneys al  (Continued  on   Page  5)  Sechelt Building  Supplies Open  i- the harbor.  . Residents claimed that dumping the logs in the bay was re-  I sponsible for the mess on the  i beach, retarded the tourist busi-  | ness and blocked access to the  | beach at that point.  I James Sinclair, who had join-  led with Herbert Gargrave, MLA, THE MOST recent addition to  :and Fred Holland, local logging Sechelt's business section  I operator, in having the meeting comes with. the official opening  called, spoke to the gathering, of Sechelt Building Supplies,  Mr. Sinclair pointed out that up owned by two local men, Tom  to a point logging was the back- and Dave Walker,  bone, of the district in that it . The new building constructed  produced a payroll in the dis- by the owners is a modern one-  trict of upwards of a million storey .building with brick sid-  dollars per year. ing.  Large display windows  al-  keep out a CCF government.  DOUBTS ABILITY TO  RAISE* MONEY      '  .   The speaker expressed certain  doubts  as  to  the  ability  of the  recipients     of    social   assistance  that  had  to be maintained.  NON-CONFIDENCE   VOTE  The CCF had at the last ses-  (Continued  on   Page   5)  UNION DOING  ROAD  WORK  MEMBERS of the Union Steamships work crew at Sechelt are  busy patching the road along the  waterfront in preparation for the  summer trade.  This sole piece of paved road  Editor.s   Note:   This   article   is   singled   out   as   representative   of   the in   Sechelt   proper     has     become  dreams  of all  our students  on   this  Peninsula. very badly broken Up during the  This paper feels that voters, reading this refreshing, enthusiastic plea wintpr mnr��tVi<: nn<_ Vine rancor,  from a student for adequate school facilities, will make a point of casting j7 .. V. "lum:ns ana nas caused  their vote in favor of the School Plebiscite. May. 28. so that our youngsters driving to become quite hazard-  will have equal breaks with others in larger communities. OUS.  By MALDY THOMAS Xhe road' +wh+T in good shape,  mE?I0������^���*h Sch��01 iS bU2zing ab0Ut the *lans f0r the  ofthe^echeU ^alTa^lt  A Student's Dream  new High School.  a very   nice   "welcome  mat"   to  He suggested that a temporary iow for the display of a complete   fft    ���*rsalh��o1 'whi<* has. bfn the dreamL.?f pupils and grown-ups visitors   seei       Sechelt   for   the  permit be granted to fhe. loggers line  of builder's  supplies which   *?r s.eve.ral years now> ���n become a reahty m the near future if first time.  ito continue using the present.log,is stocked.  dump until such time as a new  \ The Walker brothers, operating  location could be found. as  builders   and  painters    since  Mr. Sinclair suggested that the they   came  to   the   district  four  logical place for a log dump was years ago, are both war veterans.  the by-law is passed  with a 3/5 majority when the landowners  vote on May 28.  Along with the High School at Gibsons are plans for a con  sdlidated Elementary School at Madiera Park, a three-room Elementary S.chool at Roberts Creek, and an addition to the present  oh the Port Mellon Highway past Tom was in the army and Dave   school a t_ Sechelt  Hopkins Lianding. served with the RCAF.  The.Public Works Department The popular line of Bapco  would have to grant permission paints has been obtained by the  to.have a road end made at this firm and a complete line of col-  point .and the Federal govern- ors ��nd types is being stocked,  ment would have to grant fore-" "We have been trying to ob-  shore rights to the logging indus- tain this agency for two and a  try to use it as a' dump. Once a half years,'' Tom Walker said,;  proper road was built, the*log- "because w.e have.found that it  gers themselves wpuld, have-to- is the most suitable for the cli-  cohstruct their own. daulRhlhis';^matic;':cp__ditions that prevail in.  and other facilities necessary. It this  area."   X v .  was felt that such a; step would The experience of these men  do much toward opening up the in the building business will  Port Mellon road, as it would prove of great assistance to the  only  be   a  short   distance   from amateur  builder  and painter in  ���    (Continued  on  Page  5) selecting his materials.  Gower Point Road  Fixed Up Soon  GIBSONS���Work  oh  the  Gower  The High School at Gibsons will accommodate about 250 pupils" Q+*.oinVr??-K wiU start .im.medi"  and will include all the High School students from Halfmoon Bay aMy lf Glbsons com���ssioners  to Port Mellon.  can arrange the use  of govern-  mu .���.. , , ���-!_* j.    ,,  * ���   u       _.    ���    _        -ment-   road    department    equip-  There will be anywhere from eight to 11 teachers to instruct ment> it was Earned at the coun-  the pupils and possibly a regular physical instructor although this cii meeting on Wednesday night,  is not known definitely Ditching  work  from   the  post  There will be a gymnasium and auditorium combined. office to the pump house will be  The gym will be regulation size, i.e., 60 x 80 feet. This will be carried out right away. Ditches  ample, room for a good basketball court and will be a great im- will be cleared and deepened to  prpvement over our present cramped basketball court which. is ��� allow for better drainage during  crily half the size. the wet season.  The school will contain many improved features including a  full-sized chemistry laboratory, a commercial room, a manual arts^  room and a school cafeteria. 3DIAHLS  So, come on, everyone, and cast your vote in the affirmative  for the long-needed building program.  0  3  viaoioiA  IHVHSII Is/IDMIAOHd ^age Two  THE COAST NEWS. SECHELT, B. C.  Tuesday, May   17,   1949  %ffl* ^F**8S^  V-f'--..     --  It. MJ ^Batt" Mniliilvre  Coalition Candidate  Mackenzie (Provincial) Election  June 15, 1949  Mackenzie Riding representatives have selected BATTLEMAN M. Mac-  INTYRE as their unanimous choice to contest the riding on behalf ot the  Coalition Government.  In his acceptance speech Batt said, "I have nothing  personal to gain in contesting this seat���except ONE  thing, THE PRIVILEGE OF REPRESENTING MY  NEIGHBORS in the British Columbia Legislature."  The people ot Mackenzie Riding are Batfspieople.He grew up among them,  h&s worked and played with them. His whole interests, family and business,  are concentrated in Mackenzie.  Batt Maclntyre is an outstanding citizen of the riding  in which he has lived for 31 years. He is a young man  of outstanding ability, of great personal charm and  sincerity of purpose.  In voting tor Battleman M. Maclntyre on June IS the people oi this district  and riding have the opportunity oi electing a man whom thousands ol them  know personally and whose past record oi service to his community and his  Country are unsurpassed.  Vote Maclntyre June 15 - it's time Mackenzie Riding got out of  t6e awkward squad and into step with a Progressive Government!  a'CIi  ^_-/    JBflBL.   ______  Sponsored by the Mackenzie Coalition Committee Tuesday, May   17,   1949   Won'! Delay  Construction of  Sechelt Wharf  SECHELT���At a meeting called  on short notice to discuss the  feasability of recommending to  the Government that construction of the new wharf at Sechelt  be delayed until after the summer trade the thirty six people  present decided against doing  anything to hold up the work.  Chairman of the meeting, Mr.  H. Sawyer told the meeting that  information about the construction of the wharf had been received that was considered vital  to the residents of the district  and that he had been asked to  contact all the executives of the  different organizations and ask  them to attend. He then introduced Mr. E. Parr Pearson and  asked him to pass on to the  meeting the information that he  had received.  Mr. Pearson declared that the  contract had been let to a Victoria firm and that they had just  received verification of it three  days ago.  His source of information,  whom he said he preferred not  to name because the information  had been given to him in confidence, knew whereof he spoke Mr.  Pearson assured the meeting.  This information stated that the  contractor was not yet ready to  commence work on the wharf  and that it would probably not  be before the end of June that  the proper piling and other materials could be assembled to  commence the work.  Mr. Pearson urged the members ��� present to realize what it  could mean to the Sechelt district to have the wharf out all or  most of the summer. He pointed  out that proposed day trips of  the Union Steamships would be  cancelled. Many people planning  to come to Sechelt would not  find it convenient to get off the  boat at Davis Bay and try to find  their way to  Sechelt.  Mrs. Alice French declared  that she understood the contract  . had been let a month ago when  "Mr. James 'Sinclair made a public statement to that effect and  even stated that the wharf would  be completed and in use by July  1.  H. A. Newcomen pointed out  to the meeting that the Board of  Trade had put in a tremendous  amount of work in getting the  wharf situation to the point it  now was, and suggested that it  would be a mistake at this time  to do anything to hold up the  construction. He suggested, instead, that the meeting get behind the Board of Trade and  push the matter through without  delay.  . L. Hanson, local trucker, declared that as far as he was concerned he would rather bring in  twice as much freight via Davis  Bay now than he would in the  fall and winter months. He asked what assurance there would  be that the wharf could be put  in such repair that it would last  out the summer, and how much  these repairs would cost. He  estimated that the cost could  run  up to ten thousand  dollars.  Jim Parker, told the meeting  that he felt that the government  usually welcomes any suggestion  of delay but that if the government would, give some assurance that the dock would be kept  in repair ail summer and the  new dock started in September,  he would be in favour of asking  that the work be delayed until  then.  Capt. A. Johnston of Wilson  Creek spoke very strongly against the idea that any suggestion  of delay of the work should be  considered at this time. He suggested that the merchants of Sechelt were not dependent on the  tourist business nearly as much  as the business from the surrounding districts and felt that  the small loss the inconvenience  cf having the wharf out at this  time- might make would not compare to the possibility of not  getting a wharf at all. He suggested that the summer months  were chosen for construction  work for mahy reasons such as  tides, and weather and it would  be a mistake to try and delay  the construction of the new  wharf.  Myrtle   Allen   suggested    that  THE COAST NEWS. SECHELT, B. G.  Page Three  because of the short notice of the  meeting and the fact that the  executive of the Board of Trade  had not been advised it would  be folly to come to any decision  on the matter at this time. She  stated tha't a letter had been  received from the Government  to the effect that the work would  be started June first.  Ernie Barker declared that it  was too bad the roads and wharfs  committee of the Board of Trade  had not reported to the last three  Board of Trade meetings or this  matter could have been receiving some study and would not  have come with such a rush. He  declared that the meeting was  not representative of the organizations of the district.  "In fact," Mr. Barker declared "If it were not for the firemen who have come over after  their fire practice you would  only have about six people here."  Mr. Sawyer brought the meeting to conclusion by calling for  a vote on whether any delaying  action should be taken.    Thirty  POULTRY PARADE  The largest shipment of turkey poults from a single grower  ever to fly from Vancouver left  there recently aboard a T-CA  North Star. There were 8000  birds in a shipment destined for  the prairie provinces.  five voted in favour of leaving  the matter as it stood and one  voted for some action being taken to have the construction held  off until after the summer season.  <r  Agents for  LINES  PROMPT SERVICE  COURTEOUS   PILOTS  For Reservations  PHONE 5U or 5C2  PENINSULA CABS  B.C. AIRLINES  MAN WITH A  $20,000 KIT  OF TOOLS  British Columbia is unusual. So-many of  Its jobs are in "heavy industry". This means  someone must spend money on heavy, expensive tools of production. .  A carpenter or mechanic going on the job  provides his own kit of tools. But no one says  to the logger "Bring along your own railway locomotive and'Steam- shovel-" or to  the miner "don't forget your diesel compressor and pneumatic rock drill, Joe!"  Tb�� savings of thousands of investors  provide such tools. Take the case of the miner.  ki many a B. C mine so much in savings is at  risk that it amounts to more than $20,000  for each employee on the job. So each miner,  you might say, carries a $20,000 kit of tools.  In the pulp and paper industry the cost  of making jobs is higher still - more than  $30,000 a job.  We in B. C need more and more venture  capital - money willing to wait years for its  return. But risk money will only come if it is  confident that British Columbia is going to  continue to be a well-governed province  giving investors a square deal as it has done,  in the past.  m.   C.   Pi PER AT ION    OF   TRAD!   AND   INDUSTRY Page Four  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Tuesday, May  17,  1949  By E. NESTMAN  (Held from last week)  THIS 'N THAT ...  THE NEW baker has really started all out at the co-op, and  it was a real treat to get some  cf that fine home made bread  7. . and the cinnamon buns  again. Mr. J. Tough is the new  man, and he and his family will  occupy the cottage of Mr. Struck  down on the beach.  Mr. Stanley will be the new  driver  for Joe's  taxi.  Baryl and Ben Bennett from  Shell Garage have left us for  awhile. We hope to see them in  the very near future.  Alf and Marie Clarke have  moved into the old Cooper house  in the village, our gain, Gower  Point's  loss.  Welcome,  folks.  They tell me the Sicotte boys  have taken over the Chevron  station here, and that Slim Thor-  burn will be down on the oil  barge and the marine ways.  Mrs. Prewer's daughter and  son-in-law are visiting for two  or  three  weeks.  Any news or notes, folks, drop  them into the Rose Jar, as that  will be the future branch office  for The Coast News, and any  information about the paper will  be gladly given upon request.  Mrs. Husby was home for a  few days, and back to Seattle  again, taking care of her brother who is ill. She informs me  that Mrs. MacCartney who used  to live in Killarney a few years  ago, has passed away in Vancouver after a lengthy illness.  *  Congratulations to Jimmy  Drummond  Jr.  on  his receiving  By "SLIM'  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Our and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BAKERY  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  BETTY'S  BAKERY     *  Homemade Pies,  Cakes,  Bread  Special Catering  Cakes Decorated to Order  Porpoise  Bay Rd.,  Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 59W  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone  Gibson���33   .  REAL ESTATE  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 ,  Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37  CLEANERS AND DYERS  "It Pays to Keep Clean"  LLOYD'S CLEANERS  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Agency at Bus Depot, Sechelt  j       For Prompt, Courteuos  Service, See  E. G.  HARRIS & Co.  Real Estate and Insurance  Village Centre, Sechelt  Sechelt, 48 or 39  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Garbage Disposal Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, West Sechelt,  Selma Park only  For Information write or  'phone  Union Steamship Co.  Phone Sechelt, 22  GENERAL HAULING  LIST YOUR PROPERTY  AGGETT  with  Insurance Agencies  Real Estate  WILSON CREEK, Phone 15R  TAXI  GIFT STORE  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone Sechelt 5C2 and 5U  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,  Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15 Store  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  INSURANCE  BILL'S TAXI  ���o  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  Parr Pearson Agencies  General Insurance  Phone  Sechelt 37 ���Night Ring LSL  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  JACK'S TRANSFER  General Freight Hauling  Sand ..and, Gravel  Phone Sechelt 5U  LAND CLEARING  Upholstery and Slip Covers  BULLDOZING   '  LAND CLEARING  done with ripper teeth  G A. COOK  Phone Gibsons, 3d  Gibsons, B.C.'"'"'  Let Us Rebuild and  Upholster  Your  ,\ . Favorite Chair  Usher's Yard Goods Shop  Gibsons,  B.C.  LUMBER AND FUEL  PLOWING  I BURNS and JACKSON ....  |      IsAwimiL x    i;:-  Producer of Choice Lumber  '- In All Species  Woocl and Sawdust  Phone Sechelt 15-M-5  d.q it Npwr    .,,. -r ..,-.-.,  SP-fclALlZE-D^PLdwiNG  '^���X:    ,,,-^-.y ���������'������;=���  ED COOK v   -  ���.;xorfWilson: Creek; .B.G.*'./. .u>  (Held from last week)  MR.    AND    Mrs.   Jim   Newbury  were up visiting Mr. and Mrs.  Wharton for a few days.  Both are looking very well. I  think Jimmy has put on 50-  pounds, but it was nice to see  them- again.  Edith Newbury has been ill  for three weeks and is now off  on two months sick leave so we  wish you happy days, Edith.  _ Mrs. Roach was up for a few  days. The sewing club she belonged to gave her a farewell  party held in the upper club  room last Friday. The evening  was spent playing court whist;"  later a beautiful supper was  served, then the guest of honor  was presented with a beautiful  nest of tables and she was thrilled beyond words. Everyone will  be sorry to see both of them go  and we wish them the very best  of luck.  On April 29, a surprise personal shower was given to Mrs.  Edith Fleming, who is leaving in  six weeks on a trip to England.  Co-hostesses were Mrs.., R. Alexander, Mrs. J. Balderson, Mrs.  G.  Mounsey  and  yours  truly.  It was held in the home of  Mrs. Alexander when 25 guests  were invited.  Bingo was played until 10:15.  Then Edith was presented with  loads of lovely gifts. She. really  was speechless. By the way, it  was also Mr. and Mrs. Fleming's  wedding anniversary.  Saturday  I  went  to  the  club .  "bingo and as usual I was so near  and yet so far  and came home  empty   handed,   but  it   was  fun  and I'll be at the next one.  The Hamilton's yacht made its  first trip of the summer to  Squamish on Saturday and all  came home in good time and in  good  shape.  Mr. Copland has arrived in  England and by all accounts is  having a grand- time and next  week will try and get some news  as to where he has been since  he left here in March.  The little three^month-old  Manson baby is coming along  fine now. The son of Mr. and  Mrs. Elof Manson was rushed by  speed boat to Vancouver where  he was treated for meningitis.  Happy to say he is recovering  new'.  Would like to wish Mr. George,  Haskins, new editor of The Coast  News, the very best of luck.  Had a very nice letter from  him and will be looking forward  to meeting him.  Would also like to say good  luck to Miss M. Allen. I have  not yet met her but had some  nice notes from her. She . is going to work in Port Alberni.   , -f ��� r   the vice-presidency of the Mackenzie riding Liberal Association.  If anyone picked up $35 between Gibsons and Granthams,  contact me, and I'll put them  in touch with the party who lost  same. I know this is just a shot  in' the dark but there may be  someone who has picked it up  and wouldn't know who* lost it.  s  Don't forget the dance May  21, to be held in aid * of May  Queen who will be crowned on  May 24. Joy Elliott has been  chosen as queen.  The VON canvass will start  May. 30 and run till June 10.  Give what you can when the  canvasser calls on you. This is  ���a worthwhile cause, and the only  way to support this organization  is by voluntary donations.; There  is a small/grant from the government, and patients who can pay  do so, if they can't pay they are  attended anyway, and then voluntary help keeps the nurse going, so please do i what: you can  when the canvasser calls on you.  v Well, folks, .this is all for:this.  \veek.,;Will '.leave you :With.:3_.dr���  ward McHugfrs.... favorite -> hymn?  "If I have wounded any soul today, ; if I have caused : one;- foot  to go '..astray,' if I have walked in  ..my own sinful way���Dear.Lord,  ''forgive."  SCOUT AND CUB  7      NOTES.  (Held from last week)  THE   MEETING   at   the   Legion  Hall Thursday, May 5, 'was  composed of Cubs and Scouts.  It was the first meeting of the  Cubs in their new sixes and also  the first  Scout  meeting.  First I shall talk about the  Cubs. The Cubs first played their  games in which the Scouts took  part... and then they had their  study period:;',Mr. Morrison passed several Cubs on their first  star: tests.  - The ones that passed are David  Parish, Roy Walker and Don  MacDonald. Jimmy Catteral  passed his after the meeting last  week, so he would have his first  star before he joined the Scouts.  Now that David has his first  star he will be leader of the Red  Wolves, and Don leader of the  Black Wolves. The others are  Michael Whitaker of the Tawny  Wolves and Raymond Stickwell  of the Grey Wolves.  The Cubs have a new recuit���  Len Wigard.  Now for the Scout news. All  eight including myself were at  the meeting. We have selected  the name of Beaver Patrol for  our troop.  We also  decided  on the color  .��'lll__ill,l__illll__illil__illll__ill!l__ll!ll_-i!lll__lll!l__il!!l__i;i!lB_l'!lll__l  of the neckerchief, which is to  be sky blue with a white border. The Scouts also will have  the name of Sechelt Second,  which will be printed on a badge  and put on the top of the right  arm.  We Scouts being anxious to  raise money on cur own, have  decided to do odd jobs, such as  cutting grass, etc. If any local  readers wish, or know any one  who would like any odd jobs  done, please notify the following"  scouts: Sechelt district, John  Clayton; Porpoise Bay, Harry  Forbes; Selma, Michael Woods;  West Sechelt,  Jimmy  Catterall.  During the nine months, July,  1948 to March, 1949, Soviet grain  export sales or commitments  were only slightly over 40 per  cent of the corresponding period  of the previous year.  VOTER  Think Without Confusion  VOTE ON  Facts and Not Illusion  MaclNTYRE  For MACKENZIE  mmm  SUNSET HARDWARE STORE  Phone Gibsons, 32  (Eke ��oast Njeius  CLASSIFIED  ADVERTISING  8      .����  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word mm., 2c each.  Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c Insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  FOR HIRE:  LONESOME Polecats Dance Orchestra for old time or modern  dances.   Contact   Gordon   Payne,  Union  Store,   Sechelt.. 44  FOR SALE���     ~~T  WINGHAM   Clipper  range  with  Queen oil burner. Cooking top  24 x 38, dven 20 x 18. Apply K.  Williamson,  Pender Harbour.  42  PERSONAL���  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  TYPEWRITERS for, rent.    Commercial   $4.00,   students   $3.50  per   month.   Les   Peterson,   Gibsons,  B.C. - 42  FOR  SALE:  12 SQUARES No. 1 5X shingles.  Mrs.   Campbell,  phone  9U2.  42  FOR SALE���  23  FT.  CABIN  troller,    4    h.p.  Easthope engine, good running  order.   $700.00. ' See   Mr.   C.   O.  Nordby,  Sechelt,  B.C. 42.  FOR SALE���        "      \  1937 FORD V-8 coach, fair shape,  five new tires, radio and heater. Reasonably priced. J. Morris,  The Filij Selma Park. 43  WORK WANTED��� ~~  RELIABLE business woman  { . seeks/ position for summer  months in office .or store. Vicin-  ityXofr Gibsons. Write W. P.O.  Bojx 295, Vancouver, B.C.        43  rFCjR SALE���-^,,,... l^y. ,,,, . x  .CONNOR ;hsndxvj?;^s.he}r7 and  v,: wringer, $15.' Celemah ' gas  iron, ��6. Aladdin table lamp with  shade,' $6- Bissell carpet sweeper,  $5.; Apply Mrs. D. Kennedy, R.R.  1, Gibsons, Upper Road. Phone  22 S 4. ~4 3  FOR SALE-  ACREAGE for sale at a bargain.  \Vz acres at Selma Park, partially cleared,. 87 ft. frontage, 600  ft. deep. Mixture of good wood  for fuel on property. Apply Box  N. Coast News, Sechelt. 43  APPOINTMENTS accepted for  Toni Home Permanents given  in your own home. Write Mrs..  K. Howes, c/o Rbbt. Beatt, Sechelt. ,42  WANTED   TO   RENT���  STANDARD   typewriter. Write  Jessie    A.    Thomson, Wilson  Creek,  B.C. 43  FOR SALE:     ~     : X.:X'-  1947 CIVILIAN Jeep. Brand new  tires,  heater.  Apply  Ed  Cook,  Wilson Creek. 44  AVON. IS  HERE.  Phone    Alice  Amelia French, Sechelt.38. 43  LEGAL NOTICES  LAND ACT  NOTICE of intention to apply  to purchase land in Land Recording District of New Westminster and situate at Half Moon  Bay, B.C-  Take Notice that I, Frederick  Alexander Dunn, of Roberts  Creek, B.C., occupation, Carpenter, intend to apply for 'permis-,.  sion to purchase the following  described lands: r  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.E. corner of S.T.L. No.  38733; No. 12872P; thence; North  40 chains'; thence^West 20/chains;  thence |Sp&th. ^4p? (ihairis^ ^thence  East^'20; (.haihsT ttf Ipointr4 of commencement, and containing 80  acres;-more or* less.   v; *��� '��� >v :  Frederick Alexander Dunn,  Applicant.  Dated April 26th,   1949- ^44 Tuesday, May  17,  1949_  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C  Page Five  MORE ABOUT  AT THE HEEL WOULD LIMIT  Eckardt Pulls Out...  BLESSED BE the Lord God of  Israel; for He hath visited and  redeemed His people, and hath  raised up an horn of salvation  for us in the house of His servant David; as He spake by the  mouth of His holy prophets,  which have been since the world  began: That we should be saved  from our enemies, and from the  hand of all that hate us; To perform the mercy promised to our  fathers, and to remember His  holy covenant; The oath which  He sware to our father Abraham,  That He would grant unto us,  tha�� we being delivered out of  the hand of our enemies might  serve Him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before  ���Him all the days of our life. And  thou, child, shalt be called the  prophet of the Highest: for thou  shalt go before the face of the  Lord to prepare His ways; to  give ��� knowledge of salvation unto His people by the remission  of their sins, through the tender  mercy of our God; whereby the  dayspring from on high hath  visited us, To give light to them  that sit in darkness and in.the  shadow of death, to guide our  feet into the way of peace.  St.   Luke,   1:   68-79.  PAUL, A SERVANT of God, and  an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of  the truth which is after Godliness; In hope of eternal life,  which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began; But  hath in due times manifested His  word through preaching, which  is' committed unto me according  to the commandment of God our  Saviour.  For the grace of God that  bringeth salvation hath appeared  to all men, teaching us that,  denying ungodliness and worldly  lusts, we "should live soberly,  righteously and godly, in this  present world; looking for that  blessed hope, and the glorious  appearing of the great God and  our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who  gave Himself for us, that He  might   redeem   us   from   all  ini-  ���Central  Press f.nnnrfv-i  Joe DiMaggio, the Yankee Clipper, hobbles out of Johns Hopkins  hospital at Baltimore. Md.. on  crutches after making arrangements  to begin x-ray treatments for his  ailing heel. The star New York  outfielder is suffering from "immature calcium deposits" in the tissues adjacent to the right heel bone.  DiMag' was very down at the heel  and mouth over this latest recurrence of his injury that somewhat  dampens the Yankee h'opes for the  1949 campaign, but one Baltimore  surgeon said Joey may play in 120  games if the x-ray treatments are  successful.  quity, and purify unto Himself  a peculiar people, zealous of good  works. * These things speak, and  exhort, and. rebuke with all  authority. Let no man despise  thee.  TITUS, 1: 1-3, 2: 11-15.  Gibsons Electric  "Authorized  General   Electric   Dealers"  HOUSE WIRING  RADIO AND APPLIANCE REPAIRS  G.  E.  APPLIANCES  RADIOS ��� WASHERS ��� RANGES  REFRIGERATORS ��� VACUUM CLEANERS  ....i��^.l/lPe0^x||AIMT  New Color Wtih BAPCO PAINT ...  Keeps houses young and smart-looking. Non-streak,  , non-fade colors specially tested to come  up bright  and smiI ingi through all kinds of weather.        '���."'���"  Continued  from  Page  1  sion moved a vote of non-confidence in the government for not  removing the sales tax from actual necessities and the speaker  pledged the CCF, if elected, to  immediately remove the tax on  meals, clothing, household essentials and drug sundries.  The  revenue lost    from    this  source would be replaced by an  adjustment of mineral and timber taxation.  POWER EXPROPRIATION  Mr. Gargrave outlined the  manner in which the Coalition  had entered into the electric  power field.  Three years ago the government had expropriated several  private companies and as yet  these had not been fully paid  for.  The question of compensation  was still being fought cut. Had  a CCF government taken such  action, the speaker said, the cries  would still be heard all over the  province.  The CCF felt that the government policy as far as the Power  Commission was concerned was  good, but the CCF propose that  the government should extend  its ownership in the power field  and take over the really wealthy  sources of power revenue such  as the B.C. Electric in order that  a decent program of rural electrification could be carried  through, partly on the profit  made from power distribution in  the thickly populated areas.  WOULD TAKE OVER  B.C. ELECTRIC  Mr. Gargrave said it was quite  understandable that Mr. A. E.  Grauer and people like him  should object loudly and strongly against the CCF policy because, said the speaker, one of  the first acts of a CCF government would be lo lake over completely the B.C.  Electric.  DENOUNCES ALUMINUM  AGREEMENT  Mr.   Gargrave  also  dealt with  the Aluminum Bill, pointing out  the tremendous powers taken by  the   government  to   endeavor  to  arrive at an agreement with the  Aluminum    Company    and    the  speaker  stated   that  while     the  CCF  desired    to    encourage  by  every  possible  means  the  entry  of the Aluminum Company into  B.C., they were definitely of the  opinion that  any agreement arrived at    with    such companies  should be placed before the legislature for ratification. This the  present government had refused  to do.  An interesting question period  concluded the meeting, chairman  of which was Mr. S. Cummings.  MORE ABOUT  SECHELT INDIANS  (Continued from Page 1)  lotted to Indian reservations  across the country, the -local  band has been successful in obtaining $8500 from the government toward the cost of building  these six houses.  The Sechelt and Squamish Indians have built up band funds  from stumpage charges, land  leases, slate and gravel pits,  etc., and have been self-supporting for many years. Because of  this progressive feature of these  bands, they have been unable to  obtain any share of the government grants usually made to Indians in Canada.  The Sechelt band has been cited as a model of progress  throughout the country. They  own over $100,000 in fishing  boats and gear alone.  A historical article on the Sechelt band and its progress in  the past two or three generations  is being" prepared by The Coast  news in co-operation with Clarence Joe, secretary of the Sechelt  band for the last three years.  This %rticle will be supported  with pictures of the old-timers  and other, matters of interest.  The article will be appearing in  about one month's time.  IN ORDER TO "create a solid front of opposition to the CCF  in the Mackenzie electoral district", L. S. Eckardt withdrew from the coalition candidacy race at a meeting of the  Progressive-Conservative  Association   last Thursday  evening.  Mr.  Eckardt, who  was chosen ������   by the association on April 19  as coalition candidate, called off  his participation in the campaign,  in favor of Batt Maclntyre, who  was named as the Liberal choice  for coalition candidate.  MR. ECKARDT'S STATEMENT  Said Mr. Eckardt:  "I deem it in the best interests of the district as a whole  to withdraw from the coalition  nomination race at this time.  "This is not a hasty decision  on my part. I have only arrived  at this conclusion after giving  the matter a great deal of  thought and after having discussed the situation thoroughly  with my executive and members  of the Mackenzie Riding Progressive Conservative Association.  "I feel that having taken this  step we can now move forward  as a solid and determined citizenry���determined to bring about  a 'New Deal' for the people of  this riding.  "I have every confidence in  Mr. Maclntyre as a coalition candidate, even apart from the fact  that he is a member in good  standing of the same Progressive Conservative Association to  which I belong, and he will have  the wholehearted support of myself and every progressive association in the riding."  Mr. Eckardt's gesture won him  the esteem of everyone present  at the packed meeting.  "In spite cf rumors to the contrary, Batt Maclntyre and mv-  self remain on the most friendly  terms. My part in the election bid  has been one of .utmost sincerity  and the drily reason. I'" allowed  my name to be put up from this  association was because no other  candidate could be found.  "At  the  time  of the  Progres- MORE ABOUT  s i v e    Conservative   nomination  meeting,  Mr. Maclntyre  had  no  intention of running.  ing to gain financially out of it.  It is just the desire to represent  the people of Mackenzie riding.  "I must state that I cannot  align myself with either the  Conservative or Liberal party. It  is my desire to stand as a straight  coalition choice, and to defeat  Mr. Gargrave.  "I believe the government we  have had in Victoria for the past  eight years is the best government we have ever known, and  I would like to see it continue,"  he said.  Superintendent Killed  In Plane Crash  T. McLEAN, 34, Vancouver, superintendent cf the Forbes Bay  Logging Co., was killed when a  light pontoon-equipped Fleet  Canuck plane he was travelling  in crashed into a 300-foot hill  at Homfray Channel, 28 miles  north of Powell River.  His pilot George Walter Lutz,  28, also of Vancouver, suffered  a broken leg and nose, and suffers from shock.  A logging camp near the scene  of the crash gave the first word  of the accident by telephoning  Sgt. O. L. Hall of the.provincial  police in Powell River, reporting  they had seen the plane dive into  the ground.  Sgt. Hall notified the RCAF  and dispatched a Diotte Air Taxi  plane from Powell River to in^  vestigate.  Upon the plane's return to  Powell River it was reported that  a ground party had reached the  area and that two other planes  were in the vicinity.  ONE GOAL IN MIND  "As I said before, I was the  willing horse, because I will do  everything in my power to defeat the CCF in this riding or  in any  other part of Canada.  "And with that goal in mind,  I will gladly go anywhere and  speak on behalf of Mr. Maclntyre," he concluded.  Mr. Maclntyre in rising to  reply   said:  "Prior to the Progressive-Conservative choice, Mr. Eckardt had  offered to support me if I wished  to run.  "At that time nothing was further from my mind. But in the  past few weeks the pressure  brought to bear on me changed  my mind. I never at any time  suggested to Larry that he withdraw. I did not seek this nomination. I don't suppose I am go-  SINCLAIR  (Continued from Page 1)  there on to Port Mellon.  Once the log dump has been  moved from its present location  in the Bay, steps could be taken  to beautify the harbor, clean up  the beaches, and develop the  many potentialities Gibsons has  as a beauty spot.  Mr. George Melrose, deputy  minister of lands, who attended  the meeting, stated that a decision would be made shortly as  to whether the loggers' request  for renewal of their lease on the  present . log dump would be  granted or not.  Apart from producing the largest payroll in the district, the  logging industry is clearing an  area from Gibsons to Roberts  Creek, back on a second level  that has been described as being  the finest farming country in  British Columbia.  LADIES!  Don't stand over that hot  stove on these hot days ^r���  try our  SUMMER  SUGGESTIONS  ���   POTATO SALAD  ..   Made fresh daily  ���. ���. ���������  Available at  Serving the Peninsula"  Phone Gibsons 33  SOMETHING   NEW  IN  PRESSURE COOKERS  The   world's   first   pressurized/  blast furnace: is now being built  in     Scotland.     Working  on  the"  principle   of the   domestic . pres-  sur&Xcdoker,    the    new furnace  speeds tip steel output by from,  15  to  20  percent/ At the same  time experiments    have    solved  the   problem   of   the   increasing  mountains   of   slag.  ���  DELICIOUS COOKED MEATS  AND SAUSAGES  9  FRESH CRISP GREEN VEGETABLES  TRY OUR SUGAR CURED CORNED BEEF   .   .   v  A Tasty Dish on a Hot Day     ' '  VILLAGE MEAT MAMET  Phone 56 Sechelt Page Six  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C  Tuesday, May   17,   1949  By JUDY  ill      '   y|^p������  OUR   LEGION   Klondyke   Night  has gone down in history now,  and just as we predicted, it was  really' a gala event. Archie  Douglas was the "best bearded"  man, in the opinion of the lady  judges, and Mrs. J. Haddock  was awarded the five-pound box  of chocolates for the best ladies'  costume. We were pleased to  have Mr. and Mrs. George Has-  kins, our new editor of this  paper,: from Sechelt, and The  Coast News photographer taking  pictures.   Mr.   Haskins   can   give  1Z49  1949  ofaGkrttutoj  Bottled ��r Shipped by  ALFRED LAMBsSON I���  LONDON,ENGLAND  This advertisement is not published oi  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of-British Columbia.  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Compare Our Prices!  Delnor Frozen Foods  Ice Cream  Groceries  "resh Meats and  Vegetables  Hardware  Drygoods  Shell Oil  :ish Camp  We now have increased  refrigeration for handling  of perishables.  Pender Harbour, B.C.  a better report of the proceedings than yours truly, so I will  leave the Klondyke Night to  him.  Birth: To Mr. and Mrs. Albert  Edwardson of Madiera Park, a  son, May 5, at St. Mary's Hospital.  Dr. L. Goodwin of Vancouver  is relieving Dr. V. Rogers at St.  Mary's  Hospital for  a week.  Misses Bijou Coats and Lois  Armstrong were weekend guests  of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Potts.  Jack and Bill East from Saskatoon, Sask., are visiting their  aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.  Harvey Sparling, at Garden  Bay.  Mr. and Mrs.. Douglas Brown  of Welland, Ont., have a baby  son born April 7. Mrs. Brown  was the former Marie Breer, and  was on the nursing' staff at St.  Mary's Hospital for some time,  and very popular in the Harbour.  Mr. and Mrs. Carl Remmem of  Garden Bay have had Mr. and  Mrs. Remmem Sr. visiting them  for a while. Carl returned to the  city with them for a few- days.  ARGENTINE  TOBACCO  The average 1948-49 tobacco  production of Argentina is estimated at 59.9 million pounds  compared with the previous crop  of 47.4 million and the average  of the years 1942-46 of 47.7 million.  By MARY J.  SINCE THE last news from our  small  community  here  at  the  head of Toba Inlet, many of the  former residents have left for  where the fields are greener and  the lights  are brighter.  The Charlie Royals left March  1 for Hope, B.C.  The   Tom   Mathias   left   April  2 for New Westminster, B.C.  The Eldred Berrys have gone  to Ptelowna,  B.C.  Our cook, Miss Mabel Rogers,  now Mrs. Roy Isaac, is now living on a farm at Garrick, Sask.  Mrs. Holly Roberge is now residing at Winfield, B.C.  The school opened in February with a total of 11 pupils*  The teacher is Miss Vera Nanson of Victoria, B.C. '���  The "company of Jackson's Ltd.  recently sold out to Timberlands  Incorporated. We are all sorry  to know that "Pop" Jackson will  not be around'here any more on  his  bi-monthly visits.  Mr. Charlie Law arrived in  camp April 9 to be timekeeper  and storekeeper. He replaces Mr.  Pat Agur, who has- accepted the  position of bull-bucker.  The fishing season opened recently. All the men and 1x>ys  spend their spare time fishing,  but one can have a very delicious  meal off a good mess of mountain trout.  Our camp can now boast of  one girl, - wee Cathie Jackson,  born last December.  QUALIFIED  ELECTRICIAN  Wiring and Repairs  Work Done Right!  *  Call or Write  H. A. Newcomen  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 59C  400 ATTEND  PTA FAIR AT  SQUAMISH  SQUAMISH   ���   Parent-Teacher  Association entertained more  than 400 persons at its annual  country fair.  The event was convened by  Mrs. B. E. Valde; judges included Jean Howarth and Helen  Lakie of the Vancouver Dally  Province editorial and Modern  Kitchen staffs respectively, and  Mrs. G. H. Rudkin, Mrs. R. Tutin  and Mrs. J. Guthrie of Wood-  fibre P.T.A.  Fashion show was convened by  Mrs. D. DeBeck; sewing by Mrs.  T. Valdez; plant sale, Mrs. G. S.  Clarke; cakes, Mrs. A. E. Burnett; doll show, Mrs. E. T. Judd;  and refreshments, Mrs. E. Aldr  ridge.  The fair raised $400 for purchase of a movie projector for  Squamish School.  Here is a list of winners of the  various  contests:  Fashion show ��� Child's dress  made by mother, up to 7 years,  Carol Midnight; 7 to 13 years,  Joanne Feschuk. Dress made by  child, Betty Dent.  Cake baking contest���Sponge  cake, Iris Klassen, Catherine  Steward and Isobel Buchanan.  White cake, Kim Riley, Danny  Seymour, and the combined efforts of Harold -Halvorson, Norman Barr and Jack Stathers.  Choeolate cake, Dan Munro,  Graham Valde and Keith Hendrickson.  Doll contest ��� Prettiest dolls,  Gwyneth Judd, Laureen Brunt-  jen, Wilma DeBeck and Beth  Tatlow. Unique dolls���Lynette  Munro, Chinese dolls; Rhetta  Rae, Indian dolls; and Shirley  Thornber,  Swiss  doll.  Mrs. Suggett Taken  To General Hospital  Mrs.  B.   Suggett  of Driftwood  cottage at Selma Park, who has  been seriously ill for some time,  was   transferred   to     Vancouver    j  General Hospital aboard the MV    j  Gulf Mariner last Monday night.    '.  The Australian Government  Apiarist announced a record 1949  honey harvest of 15 million  pounds for New South Wales.  Harvest for 1948 and 1947 was 10  and 9 million pounds respectively.  TRUTONE WHITE. The paint that  cleans itself. White to start with  ���- and stays white. Ask your  C-I-L Paint Dealer for TRUTONE  White.  i  I  1  VIVIAN at This Amazingly Low Price!  There's no better buy on the engine market! $800 only for this 15 h.p.  VIVIAN Marine Gasoline Engine, bVi"yJ" model. Immediate delivery  from stock-  Hundreds of B.C. fishermen have proven the dependability of this popular  Vivian model. Over the past 40 years it has gained the highest reputation  for reliability in the toughest working conditions!  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Christian in the office with Dis-  One of radio's most interesting  and popular serial dramas is a daytime program titled YOUNG DE.  MALONE. It's the .story of a small  town doctor and his life in the hustle  of New York City.  *   *   *   *   *  The title role is portrayed by Sandy  Becker, handsome young actor, whose  sincere interpretation of many well-  known radio parts has brought him  wide acclaim among his fellow workers.  *****  YOUNG DR. MALONE is presented  on CKWX each weekday at 1:30 p.m.  by the Proctor & Gamble Company  for Tide.  DIRL 9 80  iATS  GQING PLACES WITH MUTUAL  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings  by  Appointment  Every  day1 except Thursday  Why  go to  Vancouver for  Optical Service?  Hassans'  The Old  Established  General Store at  PENDER HARBOUR  i  SUPPLYING:  Families,  Fishermen  and Camps  Provisions,  Hardware.  Marine  Supplies  Ladies' and Children's  Wear  Home  Oil Products  Fish Buyers  Refrigeration  Fresh Supplies Always  at  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  By "ARIES'  (Held from last week)  WE ARE sorry to hear that we  are going to lose the Motti-  shaw family. Mr. and Mrs.. Mot-  tishaw, Jo-Anne arid Brian have  been such nice neighbors and  Mrs. Mottishaw has helped with  community affairs. The location  does not suit the little girl and  so a move is in order and we  shall also miss Mrs. Mottishaw  in the doctor's office where her  pleasant smile has been most  welcome when employed there.  Perhaps as they have made so  many friends we shall see' them  once in a while. Let's hope so,  anyway.  Sorry to hear that Minnie Sol-  berg has been quite ill. We hope  by the time this goes to press  she will be up and around again.  Mrs. W. McKissock, Gerry and  Maureen had quite a nice visit  in Vancouver and loco. Mr. McKissock went down on the weekend for the wedding of Gladys  Taylor, Mrs. McKissock's sister.  We hear it was a very wonderful wedding and little Maureen  was flowergirl. We know she  would look very pretty. We were  sorry to have missed this wedding. We were asked but through  a misunderstanding we did not  get there.  Gladys Taylor is well known  to most of us. The Taylors camped at Selma as children and she  has been ant employee of Woodwards stores for many years. She  is now Mrs. Ed Lingren. We wish  these young people long life and  a .happy one.  We hear that Jimmy Clarke,  nephew of Mrs. J. Parker, will  be on hand to run the Breeze  again this year for Mr,. J. Parker.  This boat is quite an asset to  the Inlet dwellers and the day  trips put on during the summer  months are something to look  forward to. We have always  promised ourselves one cf those  evening trips but haven't been  able to yet. Perhaps we will have  better luck this year.  Jean Richardson was here for  a few days. We understand the  cafe owned by her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Jack Richardson, will  be opened for the season shortly.  t  We were indeed honored recently in being shown a remark- ���  able invention for which the  American and Canadian patents  have been obtained. It is an unusual device to enable the cigarette smoker to use any kind of  tobacco without papers and will  do away with a lot of wasted  tobacco as it can be smoked to  the very last shred and you  know how one smokes and  throws half of it away. It has  to be seen to be understood. It  is a very attractive affair and  should sell like hot cakes when  once it is on the market. The  inventor is Mr. Hauge, a newcomer in our community. He has  had several inventions before the  public and we wish him success  with this one.  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Neilson  were in Vancouver for a few  days and are now back at Sechelt Inn.  Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weston and son Ronnie have moved  into the house formerly occupied  by Mrs. Janet Blake and Johnnie. Mrs. Blake is now employed  by T. Sleep Construction Co.,  Roberts Creek.  Congratulations are in order to  Mr. and Mrs. J. Plumridge of  Porpoise Bay Road on the birth  of a baby daughter.  We would like to welcome to  Sechelt two new men employed  by    B. C.     Forest    Branch���Mr.  :IIIMIIIi_illll__IIIIH!IIHIin!lll-llllH!!Hi!IHIIIHimB&  trict Ranger Mr. Aylett, and Mr.  Campbell,   patrol   man   for   Se-         ------     -  . - -  chelt Inlet. Hope they enjoy their  long-locked-for  visit  to  her son  stay here with us.  Mrs. J. J. Seely is away on a  and daughter-in-law, Mr. and  Mrs. J. Seely of Duncan. Hope  she has good weather. We know  she will have a good time.  1  Where you get more Quality and  more Style lor your Money  MEN'S SHOP  BAL'S BLOCK  GIBSONS  Wmwmw  INAUGURAL  MONDAY  SECHELT PAVILION  DANCING 10 - ?  Music by the Rythmaiies  ADMISSION $1.00  in strictest  That's the way you want your money matters  handled. That's the way your bank handles them.  When you deposit money, cash a cheque, make a  money transfer, arrange a loan, you want it done  speedily, efficiently . . . and above all, confidentially.  It is only natural that your bank should work  that way for you, for privacy is traditional in  Canadian banking. In any case, the competition of  other banks assures it.  Canada's ten chartered banks���competitive,  efficient, private���provide for millions of customers a  service unexcelled in the world.  State monopoly of banks  would wipe out competition and  would open your bank account  to the eye of the  state official.  SPONSORED      BY  YOUR      BANK  ni^t Page Eight  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. Q.  Tuesday, May   17,   1949  MOTHER AND CHILD  By W. F. MYRING greater, and many fine tracts of  "INASMUCH  as 75 per cent  of timber still stand unharmed.  all forest fires are caused by British Columbia branch of the  human agency, the cure must be association was formed 23 years  found in educating the public to aS�� and has conducted a vigor-  vigilant -co-operation." . ^     campaign     of     instruction  throughout  the    province     ever  Education   and   more     educa-  since.  Backbone of the association is  tion is the answer. Not just peri- ��*__�����_*____._-_.  odic, seasonal reminders, but ed-   1'800 MEMBERS  ucation  by    patient,    prolonged .      ....... , -,  teaching, carried, painstakingly 1,800 contributing members who  to every community, every town represent all classes of business  and hamlet, every camp and and professions in British Col-  mine in the forest districts of ?mbla .who have. a common in-  Canada. Not one single person, teTtf^ m Preserving the forests.  ��� but all should be told the facts . .Since 48 cents out cf every  Ojf the fire menace. dojlai; * derived from the forest  This was not only a task of mdustries of British Columbia,  jgigantic proportions. Mt. was one ** important that every citizen  without ending. A lot "of work take a? interest in the preserva-  would have to be done; much tlon of ^" ����^ industryof  m,oney spent and results would our province," Mr Miller states,  be slow to show themselves. Yet during the past year the as-  the Canadian Forestry Associa- soaatoon increased its program  tion undertook the work, and has  ��*   !ducat*0n ram.onS   the, school  stuck doggedly to- the task ever  children, the Junior Forest Ward-  since. Great tracts of virgin- tim-  ens and adult citizens.  ber   are  still  levelled    by     fire  LARGEST PAYROLL  every year iri Canada, but it is      The forests are seen as a great  safe to say- that but for the work export   commodity    that    spells       of the Forestry Association, this the   difference     between     profit   0�� on ApriT*21  loss  would    have    been    much  and  loss  to    British    Columbia.       Forest products supply the larg-  1 est single payroll, employ the  most men and produce the  greatest single source of income  among all British Columbia's  leading  industries.  This   province   produces   more AN APPRAISAL  than   60   per  cent   of    Canada's      1949  budget  ���Contrai Press Canadian  Prince   Charles   o:    Edinburgh.   5Ms-months-old    son    ol    Princess  Elizabeth  and the Duke of Edinburgh, is pictured on  the  lap of his  mother   in   Buckingham  Palace.    Princess   Elizabeth   will   be  23 years  VOTER  Think Without Confusion  VOTE ON  Facts and Not Illusion  MaclNTYRE  For MACKENZIE  Bank Appraises  Canada Budget  of    Canada's  in    relation    to  Indian Chiei  Urges Support at  Coalition Parley  AN INCIDENT which is prob-        ^  ably   unique   in   proyinciaf  the Tttr^ctive*nesrVf"lny ~stew.  Stew Makes Best  Of Hot Meats  THERE IS no meat that tastes  any better than a piping hot,  well-cooked stew. Stew is so  often considered a .-��� necessary  evil as the last appearance 7of  the roast and treated accordingly, both in cooking and serving.  This is no doubt the reason for  lack of interest in stews in many  homes and for the title of "washday stew." Regardless of reports  to the contrary, the man of the  house invariably likes stews..  Savoury stews may be made  of fresh meat, cbmbihatipns _ of  raw and cooked meat or all cooked meat. Some stews are made,  of all meat, some of part meat  and part vegetables- In . other  countries the people enjoy goulash, straganoff, fricassee, gumbo  and many other delicious meat  dishes, all of which are actually  stews. Other meat and vegetable  mixtures sucha as chop suey,  braises, Swiss steak, and meat  pie are also in the stew class.  Browning meat for stew gives  it a richer flavor.'Vegetables are  at their best when cooked quickly and for a short time, so they  should never be added until the  meat is almost tender. When the  stew is cooked, the gravy should  be smooth and of good consistency. If the gravy is pale,  browning the flour will improve  the color. Sometimes a bouillon  cube adds extra flavor as well  as color. A little spicy meat  sauce, chili sauce or catsup also  adds zest to the stew.  ; Variations   in   serving   add   to  total lumber output. The menace theories of cyclical taxation oc-  political   affairs   occurred   at A border of fluffy potatoes eith- :  of   the   forest   fire   is   therefore cupies  much   of  the    Bank    of Saturday   evening's   Coalition er mashed or riced is always at-  a direct threat to the economic Montreal's  latest  monthly  Busi- convention when Billy Mitchell tractive.   Macaroni,   spaghetti  or  foundations of British Columbia ness Review, which was    issued 0f Squirrel Cove   actinq Chief rice ma? sometimes be used in-  w��__*"\l-�� !_:__, ��_-��*-��_"l _i--�� +V��-nc�� r_TT.Trii.*.A        _l_ 1  _ " _ _ '       _ _     ���   57 <_>4a��___ _��3        j-i-P      4*V��_c       nr\4T\4-V\f\c        XXr^+    -kin  people,   and   in     this     province, today,  more than in any other part of  of  the   Indians  of that area,  stead  of the  potatbes.   Hot biscuits placed around the stew on  mure man m any . ouier pm _ oi ��From the standpoint of its addressed the deleaates who ZT* nfea ar��una *ne ��ew on  Canada, it is an imperative pub- nrovisioric; and the economic as- Pa��ressea Tner aeiegqies wno the platter or dumplings cooked  lie duty to safeguard.the forests ^!���s uapn0dn ^H^y ap- h��d ?�����\\0 fP�����"V "��mi"  against   fire   devastation.  SI-XiM-ft. KISXG-H^rS^���-$a^00.00 ��pu^; roomed frouse, 2 bedrooms, living:  room, kitclienv^room/ioK-b-^'^fcd toilet. 'Electric light and running water. Fine view of Georgia Straits and the islands, high  ground, good soil, double corner lot. Close to boats, post office  and stores. Phone Mr. A. M. Howell, Selma Park, 21R.2 or Consolidated  Brokers  Ltd.,   942  West   Pender  St..   Phone  Pacific  3348.  in the stew, then served with it,  always meet with approval.  .   Try the ��fbllowing recipes  for  delicious stews:  CLEAN-UP and  FIX-UP for  SPRING  parently rest," the B of M says, Qte  Batt  Maclntyre  as  Coal  "the new budget stands in dec- "tion candidate for this riding  ided contrast to that of a year in the June 15 election.  ago." Chief   Mitchell   was   asked   to  MULLIGAN  The 1948 budget, it points out, address the convention by chair- 2Vz cups 1" macaroni  devoted a substantial surplus to man Don MacLaurin, and in a  debt reduction and provided vir- straightforward manner he  tually no tax relief. It was thus pleaded the Indian cause and  "a notable example of the prac- what it meant to their*- race to  tical application of cyclical fiscal receive the benefits of educa-  thecry to meet an inflationary tion, health and better living  situation."   The   present   budget conditions.  anticipated only a nominal sur-      He urged a greater acceptance  plus in the current fiscal period 0f ftie  jndians by their brothei  salted water for 5 minutes; drain  and provided tax reduction total- Canadians Brown ground pork in a hot fry- I  ling approximately $369 millions- He gaid' it was time the De- inS pan; add ground beef and |  on the basis of a full year's op- partment of Indian Affairs stop- onion and stir until browned. |  erations. ped leading the  Indians by the Add    macaroni,    tomato    juice, |  "These  tax  concessions,'!    the hand and allowed them to step parsley,  salt  and pepper.  Cover ������*  statement notes,  "taken in con- out alone and cook slowly for 25 to 30 min- $  3lJn2f2?  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S^i?���jSS C��n' footing withtfe brother C^na-  sumer spending power. dians  THEORY AND PRACTICE Mr'    Mitchell's    address    waa  ��� The question obviously arises unique in political; circles for it  whether   underlying    conditions, is perhaps the fh?st time in pro-  present and ..prospective,    have viiicial circles that such an inci- water,  cover and simmer  about  altered to the extent that must dent has occurred at a nominat- 45 minutes or until; lamb: is air  be inferred from such a reversal w COrivehtioh                    , most done, adding more yj^ater if  of the budgetary position." ���    ������ ���~:'   ������������ - ��� ���' -; ;-:   / ! ��� necessary.    Cut    cabbage    in  Only to raise this question, the      Th_ >eneral satisfaction on the eiShths and removed core ^.^dd to  BofM susses, pints.up^^  damental difficulty in the theory i7r,/q_X  +A v.__���w,>3 �����._> *_>of  tv._.f bage   is   tender,   about,20   mm-  that-a govTnnie��s budget can   hf^r^-d^ ^g^ utes7 Serve piping hotxXield: 6  be   ma^e    to ^   compensate    for for      t        ^      iricrease in ex.  fluncUiations, m ^onsumer    and pen/itures   the B of M remarks,  business   spending   thtis  serving ^hile mQS't of the increase might  as  an   economic   balance  wheel. fee  accounted  for by   additional  "On   paper   the  theory   is  at- defence, requirements, it was ap-  tractive,"   the   bank     comments. parent   that   ordinary   peacetime  "But one must ask whether, in outlays showed no signs of dim-  practice, it is within the power inishing  of   any  government  to    foresee NO INCOME TAX FOR  the swings of the business cvcle TWO IN THREE  and,.7' presumably   .remaining      ��A    significant    and    related  strictly;aloof from p6Utical'iCon- fact>��  the  bank  adds,   f'is  that,  siderations,   accurately  to    time with the removal of some 750,000  major changes m taxation policy taxpayers from the personal in-  so that the result will be a con- come tax roll by the raising of  tribution  to  stability. exemptions,. the number of per-  POSSIBLE DEFLATION sons now subject to direct levy  OFFSET..     ;    77 on income has been reduced to  "In |tht^7preseht instance," the about 1,600,000. .  reyie^^ntinues, "it:may he that      "Since  the  Canadian  working  the fci^^^^ thevforeei is   estimated, at. : approxi-  mar_^va^^will >p&6ye a yahiab-l.;; mately 75>000,0p6 ^persdhs^ it fol-  offset^;%7m^ de^ lows that about two. out of every  flati6na^7;f^hdencies  than,;haye three of ilfiese will not be dir  Phone Gibsons 32  forecasts of tbe national income vices  that  the  for 1949. ���.������������--X<. .;{*;;*;.���:._;"7mands."  "Should this be so,, the-bydgefc;:    The cost must'nej^^^p|sSi^|p  will have achieved the'diial' 6b- borne,   the   review   l"^pB|ijf|^|l  jective of popular appeal and of and henceforward to an~f_ie'reas-  desirability   on   broad   economic ed degree the public will pay it  grounds"      _.-,.. in the form of hidden taxes.  persons had hospital  bills paid by  HOSPITAL  INSURANCES  in  Garden Bay Kospi  Pender Harbour  during Jan.,  Feb. a �� t,.X-    ll/u    lIL, I     i. It I O /������  ���- ������fjK.t^iiS.  NITY IS JUDGED BY ITS  5T.I--DIKU.; '.;;iic.. ..ill n-;i;oj. ovr. -;g.;g>.._, c.':.u._  d_;ei. if tjs.-; h.-__-i.. git;:; :l_ .a_'3.o .-ay 28.  ���i'l-ESj- iKv E01i__D_::Gr��. ./ill .L,.;? la..;; T,l.L_;>;  GIBSONS, B.C.  VOTE 1sfe4r ON SATURDAY, MAY 28  -*V^,      *> PIT  v*  M73n  >  -*ptffpp^ft*^_. ^ ip'  *���_��� wti-'H&.A"1'  Tiffi -..aOSR i-AKBOUk  DISTRICT JiiiT/.RTKD   .0  customs of rim' y__ak_> ago \aa.u tie-y sta_- d  A .VS..- SUCCESSFUL KLOIUma. NIC. K'l' ,YAY 6th.  T.U. BEAM-CD GROUP 1-P L---'T-I^ Til.. GROUP .Y  LKGIONIARES T.110 GBEW B?-vRDS FOR TWO .:C/; .Jo  TO KUBLICI23 TKE EVKNT. TOP C.i_.;TT?_. AMD ''(I  RIGHT ARK Ti&, WIl.Ni.KS OK TH.. I_.Du._i FANCY  DRESS COJ-iTKST __HS.. JOHN HADDOCK, ���WTKiK!.  AHD IU.S.  V*.  ISIFKR-   CLC&S in.-^KR-UP. ON  Til:-; KIGI--  AH..IIK  DOt-GLAS  IS  ;.ft_:._:-:ViT.;.D V'J.TH  TiK  HIIZK .PC's.- TIB  .-EST DHABI).     LOVKR     L.OT  PIOTUHi:  SHOWS ,T.�� ..OCR. COURT THAT WAS .ELD  TO if'INK AKY DI.LII.iiUS.OT  KS-.BHES WHO  HAD SHAVED B..FOK-  TIDi _U,0_?IDYKK  KiGiB'.     "ROYAL ..-.TKDOC..  WHO TRIED TO  =��.CA_'i. ARREST BT WEARING A    :/��� O?  TIED ABOUND .HIS FAG)'. CA?; B_l  SE3J.   II.  T.S  BACKGROUND.  SJSoO.OO WAS EAISKD FOR TJC.  LKGIO!! RUILDILG  _'_..i. TiiBOUGH TIE  PROFITS  OF '_..��".   "i>;;.i!.:;���>_.���:^A"..C_J*'  TIE BiTIGO,   CEO'.... A1ID ./UiChVK,   ARi)  .T;D L   .3.10}:  ga. .-s, a:;d t;L: L:T..;-...il .  TiU'Si. FIOTUR;;.. tar.:  _'_...TuGRA-'Hr.R   V. I....]V.    AY  qkdkr- ;. oj; t_-;.:sk ...-.-' K.  at 'i.e.;.. ii.\. il'ks :���'. st 0.7-"  BKR v���  "������'ii.: ca/'aD1A:i j.!.g  LAY   -i-__.J (.-���   RR   Ai_.!_   DlvL-'O. .t'  iji'AJH:'j _'.  :.o_..-._ly y^.^yy y  !<:..   A   /--'GiTI.,J  .i.4.0-        K-'.     .i-.-i-  " Tuesday, May   17,   1949.  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  Page Nine  Batt Goes to Bat...  ��� Ha  'Oalifion  B. M. BATT MaclNTYRE was formally nominated coalition  candidate for the riding of Mackenzie in the June 15  provincial election, at the coalition convention on Saturday  evening called under joint sponsorship of Powell River and  District Progressive-Conservative Association and Mackenzie  District Liberal Association.  The meeting was  under joint  : ,/ . ' ���  chairmanship   of  L.   S.  Eckardt, within home ridi      where I  Progressive   Conservative   presi- have lived for 31 years."  dent, and R. G. Raimondo, presi-     '���       .'%�������������,:   ...  dent  of the  district  Liberal  as-      He /dded  that  *  waf  "Association sary for every��ne t��   set out  ^    T   '       T       . -.    -r-       ,,  and work  and  work hard."  D.   J.   MacLaurm     of    Powell      _,. ,,"        " .       , __  River was nominated chairman Chairman MacLaurm t h e n  of the meeting Which*was called ��all?d ,u*on Blll�� Mitchell of  for the specific purpose of nomi- S^re\ C��ve? who is actmg-  nating a coalition candidate to {��"* of the band of Indians  contest  the   riding   against   CCF      ��       . .,    _      .,     . ,  Herbert GargraveT present rep- A spirit of enthusiasm and co-  resentative of the riding in the operation dominated the conven-  leeislature tl0n meetmS> and it was pointed  _^ QprftI-_ out by many that this  spirit is  TRACES RECORD steadily    accelerating    as    both  Mr. Maclntyre's name was put partieS seek to unite in ah all-  forward by' D. K. Macken, who out effort to gain the provincial  stressed in his nomination speech seat_ ���  the fact that Batt had been a After the meeting it was the  resident of Powell River for 31 general opinion that Baft's  years, served seven years in the chances, of success were steadily  army in the Second World War, increasing and that if hard work  six of them overseas, all this would do any good the delegates  after he had been turned down were "prepared to dig in and  by five medical boards. fight�� in his behalf.  Mr, Macken  traced   how  Batt Maclntyre has already be-  had risen through the ranks from {   campaign and has active-  a buck private  to a lieutenant- f       k      ^^ husti  colonel,   and  stated  that  in   the   J . ...     6  opinion of many people Batt was ��n. fnday he will go to Las-  the only man with a good chance <luetl Islai?d to ���?e}. th�� Public  to defeat Mr. Gargrave. at a meeting at False Bay that  eveninfi  v ?G S^i trlb-Ut6 alSi��r 1�� Lar-y      On Saturday, May 14, he will  Eckardt, for his unselfishness in    ^    Halfmoon Bay for an eve-  withdrawing    in    favor  of!.Mr.    . ng meeting>  Maclntyre      an     act   which   he      <��nd m ffad him    t Rob.  termed a  "magnificent gesture.    ertg   Cr(;ek    and     Selma   Park;  Mr.   Eckardt's   name   was   put Monday a public meeting at Se-  forward by W. Grafton and sec- chelt;   Tuesday  at  Gibsons,   and  onded by William Mitchell,, but Wednesday a public gathering at  Mr. Eckardt in an eloquent ad- Pender   Harbor,   going  to   Lund  dress asked the mover and sec- for  another  meeting   on  Thurs-  pnder to withdraw    his    name, day> May 19.  which was done. '   }  Mr. Maclntyre received a  thunderous ovation from all the  delegates present as he took the  floor.  He stated it was time Mackenzie  came  out of  the  opposition  and got in step with a progressive government.  "MY  ONLY PROMISE"  "My only promise to you, the  electors, is a genuine sincerity of  purpose to serve," he stated. "I  ask no reward other than the.  honor  to  represent   the   people  NO  DEMAND  Labor . Minister Mitchell has  stated that it was not likely that  there would be any demand for  Canadian combines for the harvesting of the United States  grain crop.  Professor Basil Matthews, recently retired from the staff of  the Union Theological College,  will receiye the honorary degree  of Doctor of Law in absentia at  UBC May 12.  Art of Training  Police Horses  GEORGIE HENSCHEL, well-  known broadcaster so often  heard in BBC programs, recently achieved her childhood's ambition, which was to ride a police  horse. She managed this when  she spent a morning seeing the  men and horses of the Mounted  Division of the Birmingham City  Police.  The great Midland city has 23  horses, most of them greys, except black Nigger and Alfred,  aged 23, who is now almost  snow-white with age. All are  geldings ahd most of them come  from Ireland, where a leading  veterinary surgeon in Dublin  keep his eyes open for young"  animals likely to grow up into  good  equine policemen.  This is. no mere phrase, for a  good pc lice horse must have the  same temperamental desire, for  law and order as his rider; when  he is trained the two share their  duties, horse and man becoming,  as far as is possible, a unit.  Most young horses    come    to  'Birmingham   broken   but   not  schooled and it takes six to nine  months to train them fully.  They have to learn to be controlled, collected and obedient  and to obey all orders instantly  and accurately. The horse learns  first to halt and then to stand  stone-still without fidgeting;  later he walks, trots and canters.  He has to be taught one thing  at a time, very patiently, and is  never taken to the second lesson before he has fully mastered  and remembered the first.  When he has learned the simple lessons he goes on to mjore  advanced haute ecole training.  He learns to take no more than  a well-bred interest in strange  signs and ncises, in flags waved  under his nose and guns let off  in his ears, and he learns that  in nil and every circumstance he  must keep his feet on the ground.  "Stories of police horses rearing  up in front of crowds are either  legends or they happen in other  places." said Miss Henschel; "no  Birmingham police horse would  so far forget himself or his training."  A man is allotted a particular  horse and from then on only the  death of the horse or the man's  leaving the force will part them.  The policeman grooms, feeds  and beds his horse and both go  on holiday at the same time.  Every horse has two weeks a  year grazing on a farm outside  the city; his rider takes him and  fetches him back when the holiday  is  over    and    for  his   two  TOURING WESTERN CANADA  ���Cent i a1   Press Canadian  Thomas A. Stone, Canada's first minister to Sweden, is pictured  above with Mrs. Stone, in Toronto, Ont., as they entrained tor Vancouver. Mr. Stone, minister at the Canadian-embassy. Washington. DC.  for the past two and a half years, will ,'jspend three weeks touring  western Canada prior to taking over his new post. They visited Mr.  Stone's home town of Chatham. Ont., prior to departure for the Pacific  coast. They will sail from New York. May 20. for Sweden, upon completion of their tour.  weeks'   rest   in   the   country   his  hind shoes  are taken off.  The police horses in Birmingham are housed in seven different stables. These are light, airy  and "if I may say so," said Miss  Henschel, "gay, for the posts dividing, the stalls are painted a  bright and cheerful scarlet and  the horses' names are on brass  plates over their mangers.  Experimentally, worn out coal  mines will be fired and the gas  trapped   for   commercial  use.  The degree of Doctor of  Science horis causa, climaxing 33  years of service to the University of B.C., will be bestowed  upon Dean F. M. Clements on  May 12.  VOTER  Think Without Confusion  VOTE ON  Facts and Not- Illusion  MaclNTYRE  For MACKENZIE  ��J2  SECHELT  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  PHONE 60  A Full Line  Of  Building Supplies  Wallboards  Plywoods  a  For 'Personalized Service  Phone Gibsons 39  ��.-rr^  p. w~ ^p xx^ypyt y...  ^'^y> *'^iMy'i��ii '������' * .'*\  .^nrainx;  XtiXi __v X:_iX '...  ROOFING  of all kinds  FLOORING  Armstrong   Floor  Tiles  Moulding  Cement  *  Bricks  Tiles  |     MASONITE and  |     ARBORITE  i '" r .  H ... for sink tops  |   BAPCO PAINTS  I    PROVEN THE BEST FOR LOCAL CONDITIONS  Phone Sechelt 60  EH  yill!H!i!niillBIII!_ill!IB!l Page Ten  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B. C.  Tuesday. May   17',   1949  &   @   @ @  0fy  $  9  ���  ���  ���  . . . says C. R. (Tom) Redstone,  independent Chevron Dealer of  Peachland.  "When my son, Ray, came home  after three years overseas in the  Army, we went to work building  a new service station. It's taken  the place of the one I'd operated  in Peachland since Ray  was a  youngster. We're kind of proud  of that new Chevron Gas Station  of ours, and we try to give real  service and personal attention to  the motorists who do business  with   us.   They're   more  than just our customers  . . . they're our friends.  It's a fine thing to build    s'  up   a   business   of   your  own which you can share  with your son. And both   '  Ray  and  I  are  mighty  glad  to  be  living  in  a  country where we've had  the opportunity to do it."  WI7-49  O.E.S. Hold  First Social  ROBERTS CREEK���The recently established Mount Elphinstone Chapter, OES, held its  first social evening in the Lodge  here on May 5 on the occasion  of a presentation to the Mount  Elphinstone Lodge by the ladies  of an eight-day clock.  Mrs. J. Clay, Worthy Matron,  made the presentation in a well-  worded speech.   ,  Guest speaker for the evening  was Mr. William McLagan,  Worthy Grand Patron of the  Grand Chapter of B.C. A number of other guests of the chapter were present for the occasion, as were Mrs. A. P. Osborne,  Associate Matron, and Mr. J.  Drummond, Worthy Patron of  the chapter.  The new chapter has grown  very rapidly since its inception  and now has 48 members with  five more to become members in  the   immediate  future,   and  will  By PEARL PUNNETT  MR. DOUGLAS Harding, president of Vancouver local council Amalgamated Civil Servants  of Canada, is flying to Lethbridge  to attend the National Convention of the organization being  held May 24 to May 27 at the  Marquis Hotel. He expects to  return home by plane on May 28.  WEEK-END  GUESTS  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Parnell of  Vancouver were the week-end  guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walt  Green.  STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA LIMITED  Marine Building, Vancouver, B.C.  C. R. (Tom) Redstone, independent Chevron  Dealer of Peachland, is* one of the more than  350 service station operators who have chosen  to  market  Standard  of  B.C.  products.   His  Erogress and prosperity depend on himself,  ike many other small businessmen, he prefers  to stand en his own feet and participate  in the greater opportunities and individual  freedoms which he finds in British  Columbia.  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Co-  Your Local Complete Marine Towing Service  LOG TOWING ��� YARDING ���- SCOWS ��� DREDGING  PILE DRIVING ��� SALVAGE  *>__  Special Facilities for Quick Movement of Cats, Logging Trucks and  General Camp Equipment  PHONE US COLLECT FOR RATES  GIBSONS ��� Mr. Reg Godfrey, Tel. Granthams 10U2  SECHELT ���; Parr Pearson Agency, Tel. 54 or 37  PENDER HARBOUR���Bill  Donley, c/o Hassan's Store, Tel.  6 U  NANAIMO���The  Nanaimo Towing Co.  Ltd.  Tel., Day 555; Night 1497 or 305  Area Agent���Mr. H. Spalding, Pender Harbour, Tel. 6 S 2  REGION W.A.  The W.A. to Canadian Legion  branch 150, held their regular  monthly meeting at the home of  Mrs. Hector Lawrence on May  10 at 2:30 p.m.  MOTHER'S DAY SERVICE  The Mother's Day service at  the Bowen United Church was  conducted by the Rev. V. San-  sun of Vancouver.  MANY VISITORS  There were lots of visitors to  the Island on the week-end, expect the spell of warm weather  enticed them over here.  INN OPENS  The Bowen Park Inn opens for  the season on May 20. Mr. and  Mrs. C. Dedman are manager  and hostess again this year.  COMPRESSOR ARRIVES  We notice a compressor has  arrived so shall soon see operations starting on the new pipe  line on the Miller's Landing  Road.  TO VANCOUVER  Sorry to hear that Mrs. Arthur Davies was taken to Vancouver on Sunday night. Hope it  is not too serious and that she  will soon be back again. She has  been in poor health lately.  WEEK-END HERE  Mr. and Mrs. Desmond Vosper.  were spending the week-end  here staying at the Deckson cottage at Miller's.      "  TO NORTH VAN-W".  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Billington,  Mr. and Mrs. Art Dorman and  Mr. D. Crookall, went to North  Vancouver on May 7 to attend  the wedding of Eric Cardinall  and  Joan Coombs,  of Montreal.  Mr. D. Crookall gave the bride  in marriage and Mr. Art Dorman was one of'the ushers.  After the honeymoon the  happy couple will come to Bowen Island for the summer.  hold its first spring tea in Gibsons on the 13th at the Legion  Hall.  Gulf Lines Ldrriited  SCHEDULE No. 14  EFFECTIVE MAY 3rd, 1949 (Subject To Change Without Notice)  All Times Daylight Saving While In Effect  NORTHBOUND  Route 1 and 2  M.V. "Gulf Mariner"  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  NORTHBOUND  Read Down  9:00 a.m.  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  VANCOUVER  LV.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  5:30 p.m.  9:00 a.m.  7:30 p.m.  Wilson  Creek  ar.  11:15 a.m.  ������.  7:45 p.m.  11:15 a.m.  Sechelt  ar.  11:15 a.m.  11:15 a.m.  11:30 a.m.  11:15 a.m.  8:00 p.m.  11:30 a.m.  9:45 p.m.  Halfmoon Bay  ar.  12:15 noon  12:30 noon  12:15 noon  9:00 p.m.  12:15 p.m.  Pender Harbor  ar.  1:15 p.m.  1.15 p.m.  1:15 p.m.  WESTVIEW  (P.R.)  AR.  2:30 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  11:45 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  12:45 mid.  _  ���  SOUTHBOUND  Route 1 and 2  '  M.V. "Gulf Mariner"  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  SOUTHBOUND  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  Read Down  10 a.m.  Read Down  Read Down  X.      ." -.     ���  WESTVIEW (P.R.)  LV.  1:00 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  T5 ���  12:00 noon  and  3:00 p.m.  3:30 p.m.  c  3  *   12 mid.  C  1:00 a.m.  Mon.  Pender Harbor  lv.  -*���  O  O  2:00p.m.  Halfmoon Bay  lv.  5:00 a.m.  7:15 p.m.  6:30 p.m.  JC  6:30 p.m.*  _C  3:00 p.m.  See  Sechelt  lv.  6:00 a.m.  6:15 p.m.  8:00 p.m.  7:30 p.m.  ���    3  O  IS)  7:15 p.m.*  pfa<  3.  O  4:00 p.m.  Monday  Wilson Creek  lv.  7:45 p.m.  o  ��  4:15 p.m.  Trip  VANCOUVER  AR.  8:15 a.m.  8:30 p.m.  10:15 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  Z  9:30 p.m.*  Z  6:30 p.m.  South   *  GRANTHAM'S  LANDING  (Held from last week)  AFTER    five    months'    absence  from our usual . column, here  we are back  in print again.  During those months The  Coast News was forwarded to  me at Victoria.  It was interesting to read about  the progress that is taking place  in the districts that are served  by The Coast News, especially  at Gibsons.  We regretted being unable to  attend that splendid VON concert which was such a wonderful success. We hope that these  talented residents of the district  will continue to delight future  audiences.  We would like to extend a personal welcome to the new editor,  Mr. George Haskins, of The  Coast News, and wish him success in his efforts to make the  paper a means of bringing the  residents of this Peninsula closer  together.  We hope that the circulation  of The Coast News grows greater as the communities it serves  grow larger.  During my recent visit to Victoria I was surprised on different occasions to meet so many  people who never heard of Gibsons or Granthams Landing of  Howe Sound.  The monthly meeting of' the  Harmony Group of the W.A. was  held on Monday, May 2, at the  home of Mrs. Clement. A good  attendance of members was present. The ladies are busy at present working on a variety of  articles for the sale of work and  garden party which is to be held  on July 7 at the home of Mrs.  T. Humphries. Details of the garden party will be pulished at a  later date.  As the spring advances the  number of visitors grows larger,  especially at the weekends. The  owners of summer, cottages are  spending all the time they can  get up here. The call of the sea  is s'rong to many city dwellers.  Mrs.   J.   Patterson    with    her  three small children are visitors  at   present   at   the   residence   of  our genial storekeeper/Mrs. Patterson is sister of Eric Cooper.  Mr. F. Smith has been host to  his daughter and little son from  Vancouver during the last week.  The Misses Laverock were  weekend visitors at their cottage  at  Soames Point.  Mr. "and Mrs. S. Matthews are  home again after spending    thej  winter  months  in   Arizona   and!  other places in the South. Glad  to see them back.  The Misses Doherty are at'  present on a vacation to Ottawa.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Parkinson  have arrived in England, where  they will be spending a holiday  visiting old friends and. relatives  and seeing many places bf interest. They will be away till late  summer.     ���  Mrs. G. Workman is on vacation at present, visiting friends  in Vancouver.  Mrs. Huycke is at present the  guest of her sister in West Vancouver.  Miss Rosemarie Wilson of San  Diego, California, was a Granthams Landing visitor at the  weekend. She was the guest of  Mrs. G.  H. Rennie.  Will the residents of Granthams Landing and district kindly remember to place any "items  of news they would like to have  printed in The Coast News iri  the box that is beside the wicket  at the Post Office. Your correspondent would appreciate this  favor.  I  t  1  m  i  If,  1  I  I  1  VESSELS LEAVE FROM FERRY WHARF, FOOT COLUMBIA AVE., VANC OUVER  .*. VIA M.V. "GULF WING  ,,  Information TAtlow 2141  GULF LINES LTD.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  *  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments Tuesday, May   17,   1949  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C..  ?age Eleven  News Moves  r  Man, You're Crag Sechelt Office  Forget your agei Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  "pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic for weak,  rundown feeling due solely to body's lack ot Iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonic Tablets for pep. younger feeling, this  very day. New "get acquainted" size oniy SOc.  For sale at all drug stores everywhere.  THE SECHELT office of the  Coast News has been moved  from its original location on the  Porpoise Bay Road to the home  of the Editor Mr. George Has-  kins. The new location is number  six cottage cf the Union Estates  on the waterfront.  The new location makes it  possible for the office to be kept  open and the phone answered at  all times even when Mr. Haskins  is away or out of the office.  It is hoped that this new arrangement will work satisfactorily. Subscribers and visitors  are urged to drop in to the office  at any time���they    are    always  welcome.  The phone number is 32.  In Gibsons, the office located  in Mrs. Nestman's Rose Jar, is  open every day during the week  with the exception" of Sunday  and Wednesday afternoon. The  telephone has not yet been installed there but this is expected  very  shortly.  This office will prove handy  to Gibsons, subscribers, contributors and advertisers who will be  able to leave their copy there instead of having to phone or mail  it to the Sechelt Office.  A general conference of the  world medical association is being held in London this summer  Sixteen nations are preparing  the agenda at preliminary cdm-  mittee meetings.  %\s advertisement is not published  tir displayed by the Liquor Control  (Joard or by the Government of  i     *     British Columbia.  n  ' _E*rc_UL  i MOTORS  | PRODUCTS  A Simonize Job...  can do wonders for your  . car ... or perhaps just a  l\\ good   wash   and   polish.  See us for efficient Auto  Laundry Service  Wilson Creek Garage  Your General Motors Dealer  WILSON CREEK, B.C.  PHONE SECHELT SS  ;-/sa  _.* r'i-tyr  h^.  P&��&:  yi%^  ���*&i_7 v-^^.  ^%X;4?  ���i --'<.  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Everything rejoices in the mellow rays,  All Earth's thousand voices swell  the psalm of praise."  The lines of that familiar  hymn have been singing in my  heart these lovely days of the  past week, as they would be in  everybodys' who have the privilege of living in the neighborhood cf lovely Howe  Sound.  Judging by the large number  of visitors to Grantham's Landing at the week-end, the summer  season is in full swing. Pleasure  boats of all kinds are coming and  going and the fishermen wfth  rod and reel are enjoying their  favorite sport. The small boys of  the district are all out in their  cwn particular dugout tree trunk  paddling around the wharf like  small voyageurs. One can imagine the thoughts and dreams of  these young adventurers, sailing  out in the sparkling waters.  Someday perhaps some of them  will go to see those "far away  places with strange sounding  names" and become ambassadors  of good will fro,-n Canada to  many lands. God bless them all.  A few years ago it would have  been possible for a correspondent to know the names of all the  visitors to Grantham's Landing,  but now one feels almost like a  stranger in their cwn village. So  manv more people have come  here to take up permanent residence Propertv changing hands  periodicallv. and new houses be-  in? built. We certainly live in a  growing community.  Among the visitors at the  we-k-end we noticed Mr. and  Mrs. Bacrn. Thev are oroperty-  on'ners here for a number of  years and spend the summers  here.  Mr. and Mrs. Swans rn spent  the week-end at their home,  "Jtesthaven." They were busy  tidying up the garden and reinforcing fences against the attacks of wandering cows.  Miss Betty Turnbull with a  lady friend were noticed returning to Vancouver on the Machigonne after spending the weekend at Betty's summer cottage.  Mrs. G. Horn, late of Gibsons,  was visiting a number of her  friends here at the week-end.  She was the guest of Mrs. J. H.  Rennie.  Miss Hill from White Rock  was the guest cf Mr. and Mrs.  F. Farrow for a few days. She  is one of the many visitors who  delight to return to Grantham's  for a vacation.  Mr. Pateman has been on a  vacation for some weeks past in  Edmonton, visiting with his  daughter and two sons, who have  their homes in that city.  Mrs. Fred Soames is home  again after spending six weeks  with her daughter in Vancouver.  Mrs. Workman also has return-  DEATH TAKES  OLD-TIMER  GIBSONS  ���   Charles     Edmund  Kendall, 81, retired mechanical  engineer and a member of the  old B.C. Battery of Artillery early  in the century, was buried in  the Anglican  Church  here.  Born in Chelsea, Quebec, Mr.  Kendall came to Vancouver in  1889 and was partner in a bicycle  shop.  He was prominent in sports as  a bicycle rider and rifle shot.  He served in the Duke of Con-  naught's Own Rifles and went  overseas in World War I with  the Western Scots Battalion. He  served in the intelligence department as a draughtsman and was  later transferred to forest con-'  trol.  Seriously injured in 1918, Mr.  Kendall returned to Vancouver  and practiced as a mechanical  engineer. He was a member cf  the Association of Professional  Engineers.  He retired to Gibsons in 1934.  Surviving are his wife and  three sons, Noble and Philip,  Vancouver, and Arthur, Suffield,  Alberta.  INTERNATIONAL  FESTIVAL  Britain is again this vear staging an international festival of  documentary films.  ed   from  her  vacation  weeks.  of    two  Mrs. R. J. Hopper of "Cath-  mar Camp" has as guest at present her friend, Mrs. Findlay of  Vancouver.  VOTER  Think Without Confusion  VOTE ON  Facts and Not Illusion  MaclNTYRE  For MACKENZIE  HANSEN  TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt 28 \  Sechelt, B.C. |  HADDOCK'S  ENGINEERING  Logging, Marine, Automotive, General Repairs  Machine Work  Welding - Sales  Complete  Overhauls and  Installations  An   Increased   Staff  will  Add To Our Service  Phone Pender Hbr., 9S  Constituency of  Coast Capilano  All Conservatives in this Federal Riding are advised  that a Party Representative, Mr. William Joyce, will  be tn your community at an early daie for organizational purposes. We invite your earnest co-operation  and loyal support to elect your candidate.  HAROLD S. MAH -'age Twelve  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  Tuesday, May  17,   1949  THINGS TO COME!  By ROBBIE  (Held from last week)  MRS. COPE returned .from the  city after a stay of a few days  and was met at the wharf by her  daughter, Mrs. Hicks, who also  welcomed her aunt and cousin,  Mrs. Wells, who are here for a  well-earned   holiday   and   rest.  Mrs. Al Gibbons and her baby  Jill also returned during the  mid-week.  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wright did  just what was predicted last  week . . . arrived well and happy  at the thought of a life of retirement, no clock to punch, no  whistle, to inform them when to  quit work, just "mucking about"  as the Cockney says.  I ran into "Susie" the other  day in the butcher store, and I  figured she must be dining alone  because she only ordered one T-  bone steak. By the way, she introduced me to the recent arrivals at Selma���Dr. and Mrs.  McColl. Say, folks, there's a  happy smiling pair if ever I saw  one, and I'm sure they will be  glad to make your acquaintance.  Shirley McNutt headed a delegation of Girl Guides who were,  out on their annual sale of cookies in aid of the various activities of their organization.  Jackie Macleod is spending a  week with his parents, Mr. and  Mrs. J. Macleod. Young Jack,  who is working fcr a large automobile firm in Vancouver, expected to take a trip east next  week to bring back a car. Hope  it comes off, son.  A few friends gathered at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bourne  to chat over a cup of tea prior  to the departure of the Bournes  for Quesnel. Those visiting were  Mesdames H. Lucken, Reid, Mutter, Gibbons, Roberts, Browning  and McCulloch.  One of your neighbors has  been appointed official enumerator for this polling division for  the coming federal election. So  this is a good time to remind you  to see that your name is on the  voters' list, ready for the elections next month. If you are out  when Mr. H. Roberts calls, please  get in touch with him at his  home' at Davis Bay for further  and/or fuller -particulars.  I am . quite happy to report  that quite a number of names  have been handed in by people  who are interested in the formation of a glee club or choir.  Pass the word along to your  neighbor or friend whom you  think will be interested in this  project.  ,,,.Her first "break" came at th^  1947 Pacific National Exhibition  LADYSMITH���A mother's heart will dance at the Palladium.  here   is   nearly   bursting   with     This breath-taking news    was  pride. given Mrs. Crucil by her daugh-  Mrs. M. Crucil talked by tele- ter, who started her ballet car-  phone with her daughter Viola eer as a little girl in Ghemainus  in New Ycrk and has been walk- under Mrs. G. G. Lomas.  ing on clouds ever since.  Viola is headed for fame and  fortune as a ballerina. .������---in- Vancouver when she appeared  Her portrait will hang in the with the Alan Jones show!  "Parade of Stars" in Rockefeller      The impression she made there  Centre  of New    York's    famed brought   an   offer  to   appear   as  Radio   City   and  her   ��ame  will ballerina in Radio City,  flicker in the light's of London's      Miss    Crucil's    second    big  renowned   theatre   district.   She "break"   came  during   a   specia*  ��� 'X " - ���      '��� :���  Easter Show in New York. Performing   art   exceptionally   diffij  cult routine on a tilted dais sh/  was seen by Paul Haakon, fami  ous dancer of <,-stags,, and ser eer  He  was  so impressed  he  of.  fered   to   make  her  his   partnef  for a  six-month  engagement a)  Lon  Gibsons Liberals  Hear Report of  J. drummond  AT    A    LIBERAL ���' Association  meeting^'J. Drummond reported   on "the   convention   recently for England���and other steps u  the long ladder of ballet succes^  the  Palladium  Theatre  in  don. . |  . That's - why Viola  called    he/  mother: ���.Today. she   is   leavinl  Readers' Right  ���Centra) Press Canadian  Blossom time each spring bring a bright newness to the scene each  successive year and this year promises to be no exception.   What could  be more typical spring than this girl Tarzan in a cherry tree, one oi  the earliest of the fruit trees to bloom?  3 Months for  Indecent Assault  SECHELT���A local Indian, Rene  John, a resident of the Sechelt  Reserve,   was   charged  in  police  court" with  indecent   assault.  The case was heard before  Magistrate McKay on Monday,  May 9, when the accused was  convicted as assaulting an 18-  year-old girl, also of the Indian reservation, . on Sunday,  May  8.  John was sentenced to three  mpnths in Oakalla jail.  It's Here!  MARGENE  A Fine Table  Margarine  TRY IT  TODAY!  This Fine Product Manufactured by  Canada Packers Ltd.  -7.;x*; .  Can  Be Obtained At Your Local .dealers  MORE ABOUT  MAY QUEEN  (Continued from Page 1)  will be competitive between the  schools   as   well" as  the  contestants.  Prizes will be awarded for  first, second and third places of  each contest, as well .as;^points  being awarded to the school of  each prize winner.  Trophies will be' awarded to  the boy. and girl in juvenile, intermediate and senior division  for the highest aggregate of  points.  A trophy to the school winning the highest proportionate  aggregate will also be awarded.  The total number of points the  school wing will be divided by  the number of pupils attending  that school so that all schools  will have an equal chance of  winning the coveted trophy.  The sports will be concluded  by the tug-of-war contest between the loggers and the fishermen, which is a very popular  event with both young and old.  In the evening the queen and  her attendants will open the  dance.      ! 7  The May Queen committee of  the Gibsons Board of Trade have  lined up a similarly interesting'  program commencing -with a  parade at 11 o'clock to the playground on, the Bay.  The queen, Joy Elliott, will be  crowned there and her attendants, Arlene Hicks and Beverly  Chapelle, with the flower girls,  Norma Turna and Doris Farnham, will be on the platform  with her. Gary Reitze, crown-  bearer, will also carry out his  very important duty there.  Following the crowning there  will be mavpole dancing and the  judging of the costumes and the  best decorated floats * and bicycles.  Open sports will take up the  balance of the, afternoon and a  baseball game is scheduled between Gibsons and, Sechelt to  wind up 'the dayiX.-,-.' y y7?-.:Xo. '-  A May Queen    benefit darice  will be held ih.^ls.IIi^Saty^r^.  day, May 21, toyfaMe f^iMsXM'X  the expenses of"W^dSyvTMets"'  for this dance are being sold in  Sechelt   at   Lang|s ,f^rugd Store;/<  Micky Coe at Roberts Creek;. ariaX  Jim  Veitch   and Wilf Grey    in .  Gibsons. *���*>. %*& ^ ***"  Sechelt has planned its day for  May 23 to coincide with the  sports day. At the time of going  held in Powell River wfrere delegates from this, area met in caucus before the gathering and decided on their plans.  Ocean Falls nominee, Howard Edito " 7ph"rna-t vx"1  Webster, straight Liberal ticket �����rX���XCo1?f1* N*���Vn+.  candidate withdrew in favor of SIR-J, ca* * Thelp, commented  Mr. Batt Maclntyre, Coalition "l^Vyfi? and. fue wontf  choice,   and the   entire  meeting ^en  by   the minister  at  th|  endorsed this  candidature. 5ft   ��Fvf *���� Y UUg b^k brf  At a later convention of Lib- , dlt    Every, day a man lives M  erals    and    Conservatives,     Mr. l�����t bGSt T*r   * J*?"* 3  Maclntyre was given the nomi- anofth,erA man +to  h��� hel��Y^l  nation.  He  is  due  to   arrive  in *>est XA short sentence but bef  this area about the present time **, than a ���ho1? column of ,dl��i  to address a meeting of the pub- j��rt+ed   *"***.    In. a  new  PN  lic that is just growing we shoul.  A federal election meeting will be careful of procedure, "lest wj  be held June 6 in the afternoon creat* sl^blmg btocks whereb:  our brother falls." Some of thes.  at Gibsons in Bal's Hall. ?ayL_We   wUi g�� Jah??,  in    :  Polling will  be held in  Bal's ��,?alth?    and    industrial    wa?  There   have  been  hints to  tha  effect. {  A Reader, 'i  Sechelt,  B.C. :  P.S.���-Our new Forestry Build;  ing is a fine example to us. Who]  DaV  Service     3 ever the ��� artistjf ^ere7who buil  ���* it deserve a lot of credit; eve;]  GIBSONS ���The   Mothers   Day the mountain looks lovelier be]  service on May 8 at the Mem- hind hValso the fence posts ar<)  orial United Church was a happy streamlined. . ���   .  occasion fcr the children of the -'  ,:  Sunday School, who attended in Editor, The Coast News, 1  large numbers. ��./,_      SIR���It  would  be   very    delin.  L]1^ . Miss Joann Ritchey quent if some public acknowl!  read the Scripture lesson..Master edgement were not made of th.  Billy Nimmo sang a hymn which lendid concert given b ttfj  was much^njoyed^as were the children of the Sechelt Residen  solos, "I love, a httte cottage, tial School recentl Th^re hav  where a mother is the builder, befen  m gchool concerts   Ir|  who^ keeps men building for dian and 0*th in the ast ^  God"  sung    ^.Ite:^ Barbara this    erform a   f��   ^  Graham, and "Bless This House, ior �� anything previously Seel  sung by Mrs. J.-P. Stewart. Ac- in thege tg> T��e attentyion ^  compamsts were Miss W. N. New detail an(f the dresses reflect thl  at Granthams, and in the evening ��.ur *  at Gibsons in Bal's Hall.        .      days  Polling will  be held in  Ba  Hall.for the June 15 election.  Gibsons United  Holds Mother's  Service x  and Mrs... H.v Breaden;  The theme of the-sermon by  tremendous effort of Father Dun;  lop and the Sisters. It is certain  every ^^ some 0f the large audienc  Rev.  T.  More  was    "In  home, Jesus ��ChristX   ���    ���. . left there that,   . ht     ith inn  The flowers,  m keeping:  with thankfulness    that    such thing  ve*aZ' T^ m Charge ��f MrS' could be  in a, world torn" witl  1_. A. English. strife.  In  any  case  it goes* to shov  to press very few plans of the that  given    even    chances  an<  initial   May. Queen   celebrations some lessening of the intolerable  were available. local     bigotry     these     childrei  It is expected that; there. will would    unquestionably    nriak  be very much a duplicate of the good citizens. ��  activities listed -above. : H. S. Jackson:  ��?l:  Use This  SUBSCRIPTION FORM  Now!  We need your support as a subscriber to keep up our  service and to improve it. If you are not now a subscriber, don't put it,off any longer . . . send in the  handy form below and be sure of getting your copy  each week.  C~"" ������ ���' ��� ��� i  Sty* Mm& Mwas     1  ��� 1'N<f��me7----:x -_-'7,..��� ���, - ,������ ��� .-    __r  I AAqII  Address;  ���^fr  n-  &r  \.yy $Bhxii��� Vr-nna. ^ss_:e��ri^-^"c$2;507X . .^.:7  F^^.Mc^rtoT  ��� i-x."1'������ -���;-'<.."'���.V''-!.' "���'  l"'^- f?��:'**~TZV<- -^C*-'r7*_iF "*<X-'r   X"'l7-*',''-"v Tuesday, May   17,   1949.  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  Page  Thirteen  WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION CO.  CONTRACTORS  Glen.  0463F Phone Mar.. 3439  BULLDOZING,   ROAD   CONSTRUCTION,  LAND   CLEARING,   EXCAVATING,   ETC.  Large Machines.   ,HR10   at  Sechelt���HD14C  at Gibsons.  SEE   ... ED BXMFORD  Clay Chamberlin's  GIBSONS, B.C.  STUDY  CHILD   WELFARE  Doctors, nurses ahd social  workers from 16 nations are  studying Britain's methods of  child care. A course of 15 weeks  of study has been organised by  the Ministry of Health in cooperation with the British Council.  Peninsula Organizations���No. 1   .  .  .  Credit Union Brings  of Stability  The foundation stone was laid  By ROBBIE  Arvril    91     n.    r_Y-f_-_Tv.   TTr_i-.7__.yo.+ .r THE FOLLOWING  article prepared exclusively  lor   the  Coast  News is   to  T11   *x*   dL^io���   university, be  th(, first of a serie8  tel]jns of the  functions of  various  important  OI   a   new   College   Which   Will  be organizations operating on the Peninsula.  More details on the Credit Union  devoted  to  bridging the  gap  be- movement will follow within the next two weeks.  tween   academic     pursuits     and IN MY PERUSAL of documents   practical   affairs   by   specialising issued   by   the   various   Credit have to pass a means test. Join  Unions    and    having   conversed today.  Be  a shareholder  in   one  in social research.  There's a big investment  behind the gas; for every car  -finding oil and bringing it to you���in the kind of products you need,  and at low prices���is a big job and takes a lot of money. Behind  that dependable supply are thousands of Canadians engaged in  finding, producing, transporting, refining and marketing���working  with tools that cost hundreds of millions. But the investment in those  tools is your guarantee of adequate supply and minimum price.  FUdST/the oil must be found. This means (expensive equipment and the  risking of money in patient search. A single deep test drilling rig is  worth half a million dollars and one unsuccessful well in the Alberta  foothills has cost more than a million. Then when oil fields are found,  they must be developed; just to drill and equip one well in the Leduc  field costs about $100,000.  SECOND, crude oil must be transported to a refinery. Tank cars, pipe  lines and. ocean and lake tankers are the vehicles. A large pipe line  may cost $100,000 a mile; Imperial's largest tanker, now being  built, will cost more than $5 millions.  THIRD, the crude oil must be refined into hundreds of useful products.  Large and complex refining units are the workman's equipment  here. To meet your increasing needs for more and better products  Imperial since the war has added refining capacity to process an  extra 31,000 barrels per day. The cost was more than $30 millions.  FOURTH, the products must be marketed���this means they must be made  available to you when and where you need them. The tools of the  marketer are such things as service stations, truck fleets, coastal  "ships, barges, oil drums and tanks. This equipment, too, adds up  to millions. ,  Canadians are" using twice as much oil as in 1939. To help meet  your increasing needs Imperial has sought and found new fields,  built ships and pipe lines, erected new refinery units, installed new  marketing equipment. It costs more than twice as much to do these  things as before the war.  The money we needed to do these things came from borrowing, from  the sale of investments and from earnings put back into the business  after paying dividends.  This money is helping to provide the tools to bring you all the oil  you need���at the lowest possible price.  Bringing you oil is a big job���and a costly one.  IMPERIAL   OIL   LIMITED  If you're interested in facts . '���������.���'  The price of a gallon of gasoline today is about.the same ds the price of a  of distilled water. s ;���.  For years before the war this wholesale price of ���gasoline dropped almost steadily  and although it has been caught in the general upswing of castsit has not increased  nearly as much as other commodities.  Since 1939.thei.#eneixilswhDlesdlev price index has more * than'doubled hnk Use  . petroleum products price index' has advanced by less than ���two-thirds.:  ! Ori iter ..��48^dperdttons* Ir__p_n1<_u eOrried''a'*profit equivalent;to less tfeaa  a gallon for each gallon of products sold.  co-operative  and    many  - with several of the officebearers, 0f ^he Greatest  I have concluded that every in- movements in this  dividual who has been given the 0ther countries  strength and power to toil for Here are three c]auses of the  his daily bread should also be constitution of the Credit Union,  given some data concerning the study them well and consult any  above splendid organization m mernber for further information  order that he may learn of the about jcining your local branch,  many benefits to be had through 1 The Credit Union is formed  membership as a shareholder. under the Credit Unions Act for  We all know just about what the purpose of raising a fund by  it means to try and save money, the subscriptions of the mem-  or to want for something which bers and by such other means as  would play an important part in f.be ac|. provides  our lives but we have not got 2. The capital of the Credit  the wherewithall or the pur- Union consists Gf an unlimited  chase price. Then we must turn number of shares of the denomi-  to the loan shark, the bank, or nation of five dollars each,  a friend who perhaps would ex- 3 The liability of a member  tract his pound of flesh by way of the Credit Union is limited to  of interest. ' tbe amount unpaid on the shares  We  cannot  all be  counted  as  held by him.  in  the  upper  brackets    of    the    monied class, unfortunately. But   D^f*   (f_*o#c   JXirhrtrne*  with a membership in your local  Dau   Wls*   **ITUWUV  Credit   Union   I   see   no   reason  SOMETHING   NEW    has    been  why we should not be in what      added   to   local   election   cam-  might be termed a happier and  paigning by Batt Maclntyre, who  self-satisfied class. nas taken to the air to make his  It  has  been    proved    beyond  rounds   of   the   hustings   in   the  doubt  that  with  the   advent   of riding. Batt is using the services .  the various Credit Unions there  of Diotte  Airways  to  cover   all  is a much wider spread of owner-  the  centres  north  and  south  of  ship,   which    in    turn   means   a  lesser degree of fear.  True, a man may own the  goods and chattels within his  home, but if he does not own the  four walls and the roof which  gives protection to his family,  there   comes   a   time,   or   times,  Powell River in the initial round  of meetings so that he can talk  to as many people as possible  during the campaign-  DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE  Britain  with  18  other nations  is taking part in the Diplomatic  when he is face to face with the  Conference on the Red Cross Con-  gaunt spectre of fear.  Learn of the advantages gain  ventions  which  opened  at  Geneva April 21. The task before the  ed by membership in your local Conference is to discuss the in-  Credit* Union. Speak to some of ternational code of conduct dur-  the members, or drop a card or ing wartime and frame four con-..,  note to .the treasurer, Mr. H. ventions for the protection of the  Lucken of Wilson Creek. This is human rights of both civilians  not  a secret order,. nor  do  you  and combatants in warfare.  Step up  PRODUCTION  wMaDURO  . , . if you want EXTRA  . , CONVENIENCE and  install a DURO Pumping  MR. FARMER  PROFITS  .  LESS WORK .  System.  Be sure to .install a DURO PUMP with full  capacity for all your needs in _ �� . barn . . .  poultry house . . . truck garden . . . cow  stables . . . home and fire protection for all  your buildings. INSTALL THE BEST . . .  INSTALL A DURO.  EMCO  Fixtures and Fittings  Remodel and modernize  your home. Add the  comforts of daily living.  Safeguard the health of  your family. See us for  the latest i n  Kitchen,  -+���*. Bathroom and Laundry  ~"^* installations.  $120.00 F.O.B. Vancouver,  Victoria,  Calgary,  Edmonton, Lethbridge.  MARSHALL'S HARDWARE  GIBSONS, B.C.  EMPIRE BRASS MFG. CO. LIMITED  London  Hamilton    -    Toronto    -    Sudbury    -    Winnipeg  OWNING AND OPERATING  METALS LIMITED  Vancouver  VEC84  Calgary  Edmonton    -   Vancouver 's  t  ���Letters To The Ediiox  Scurrilous Journalism  Editor, Coast News:  DEAR SIR ��� The prominent  headline and contents of your  article in last week's Coast News,  describing the Legion turning  down a request from Sechelt  Volunteer Fire Fighters for the  use of the Legion Hall free of  charge for their social activities,  is in my opinion the most scurrilous exhibition of bad journalism ever published on the Peninsula.  The article tends to show the  Legion as opposed to aiding a  community effort and is casting  a slur on its integrity. As a newcomer to this district you would  be well advised to inquire into  the many worthy causes the Legion is supporting and its record  in the community with the splendid work carried out by its W.A.  The  cost of erecting this  hall  is borne by voluntary contributions from its members, many of  them war pensioners, and rentals  collected for the use of the hall  by other organizations. That the  Legion  did  not agree to supply  the   hall,   janitor  service,   lights,  etc., free of charge for the week-  lv  entertainments   proposed   by  the firefighters shows that they  are  cognizant  of their responsibilities to those who made it possible to have the hall erected. I  find   it   difficult   to   understand  that  a   charge   of  $3.00   for   the  use   of   the   hall  should    be     a  "shock"  to  the  members  of the  Fire Brigade who wish to have  a social evening, a matter of 20  cents apiece. Your logic that the  money   which   the   firemen   did  not have to pay for rental of a  hall could be used for purchase  of  firefighting   equipment   is   as  nonsensical as the idea of charging  the   Legion   $3.00   per   week  for fire protection.  I feel you owe the Canadian  Legion Branch No. 140 a public  apology for the article in question.  Yours very truly,  A. Johnston.  Ed's Note: Capt. Johnston has  made the same error that a great  many readers make. Hems appearing in ihe news columns of  The Coast News do not necessarily reflect the opinions of ihe  editor or ihe paper but are reports of happenings. We refer  him io ihe editorial on this subject on this page.-  Speed writing  Editor, The News,  SIR���As a regular reader of  your enterprising journal, I  feel impelled to congratulate you  on the keen insight and quick  intelligence displaved by your  associate editor. Mr. Reg Jones,  whose observations on conditions  in Saskatchewan appear in your  edition of April 22.  Even on a map, that province  is by no means small; -the actual  terrain is quite vast. Scattered  throughout those great stretches  of prairie, forest and wilderness  are quite a number of people.  I venture to sav that the average  man, confronted with the task  of reporting on social and economic conditions in such a large  area, with somewhat diversified  fields of endeavor, would be  guilty of hesitancy.  Nevertheless,    Mr.   Jones    was  able  to  arrive  in   Saskatchewan  on a Sunday morning (not usually the ideal day to observe business  conditions)   and   by nightfall  give   a  very  comprehensive  report    on    that great province  and its people. His report is the  more valuable as    it    may help  to correct the erroneous impression left bv manv visiters from  Saskatchewan,    and   correspondence with residents of that area.  These  people in their ignorance  had  thought    they    were  doing  pretty ^well,     a    view  which  is  now  sriown  to  be  quite  wrong.  There  are   perhaps   several  reasons for this false belief: in the  first   place,   thety   may   be   comparing their present status with  their   position     under     previous  governments, &nd allowing themselves to be misled by the marked   improvement;   in  the  second  place,   many   of   them   are   only  farmers,    lumberjacks,     railroad  workers,   etc.,   and  being  workers are naturally quite devoid of  brains.     It   is   indeed   fortunate  that   we   can   depend   for   guidance on the brilliant intellect of  Tuesday,.May Seventeenth, Nineteen Forty-Nine  ...  Population HouMed . but Peninsula schools neglected  THE SCHOOL population in this school area  has doubled over the past ten years, yet  there has only been slight additions to most  schools and none to others to accommodate  this swollen school population.  May 28 all ratepayers in Sechelt School  District 46 will have an opportunity to rectify this situation. A plebiscite for $605,000  for new schools and improvements to others  will be held on that date.  The School District 46 comprises schools  at Bowen Island, Port Mellon, Gibsons, Roberts  Creek, Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay, Silver Sands,  Madiera Park, Kleindale, Pender Harbour,  Irvine's Landing, Egmont, and Britain River.  The plebiscite will call for a new Junior-  Senior High School at Gibsons; a new three  room elementary school with activity room at  Roberts Creek; a south wing on the Sechelt  Superior School to provide two extra classrooms: and a six room consolidated school at  Madiera Park. While it is true that this will  still leave several areas in need of larger and  better schools���it is a start in the right  direction.  To those who are ratepayers in districts  where no improvements are planned it is well  to point out that an affirmative vote for the  plebiscite is a vote for an improved educational system in your district and a step toward  having your own local school improved as the  situation demands it. While it might appear  that the peed exists today, consider the need  of the areas getting new schools who have  been considered in much greater need than  your area.  To those who have no school age children and who fail to see the value of spending  money from which they will not directly benefit it must be pointed out that new schools in  the district mean a growing population, a  growing population means more improvements to the roads, the water systems, and  other public conveniences. Modern schools  automatically lift us from a second rate community to a progressive community, a progressive community is what industry and in-,  vestors look for when spending capital.  To those who have school age children  little advice is needed. Too well do you realize  the crying need for modernization of our  schools . . . too well are you aware of the  burden thrown on teachers who are attempting to work in un ventilated, overcrowded  classrooms with several different grades to  teach ... too well do you see the crying need  for adequate playgrounds, lunchrooms, washrooms, central heating etc. To you people little  encouragement is needed to get your "YES"  vote for the school plebiscite, especially when  it is realized that all these can be ours for less  than two cents per day added to our taxes.  Tourist Paradise Here  so let's tell everyone  THE NEARBY cities of Seattle and Vancouver  with over a million people could, and  should be the source of this Peninsula's largest  industry. Of that million people crowded into  such close quarters, sweltering in apartments  and jammed up "houses, it is safe to estimate  that seventy-five percent of them go away for  holidays each year. This peninsula offers everything those people are looking for on their  holidays. If they are looking for a place to relax and enjoy the fresh pure breezes that drift  in from, the sea, we have- it. If they are looking  for a spot where they can get in a boat, idly row  about and usually catch a nice big salmon, we  have it.  If they like to hike and explore uninhabited spots, climb mountains, study nature and  plant life, we have it.  If they like to drive a few miles to some  isolated lake or stream where they can catch  their limit of fighting cut-throat trout, we have  it.  In fact, there is practically nothing that  we can not offer the tourist except those things  he has left at home such as the crowds, the  close heat, the smoke and all the other unpleasant features of the city.  All these beauties are ready and waiting  to be enjoyed by an estimated three quarters of  a million people if they only knew about it.  Unlike most popular tourist resorts, we do"  not have to build anything, nor change anything, for Mother Nature has endowed us with  everything that the tourist could want.  The only job that lies before us is to let this  quarter million people know what we have.  This in itself is a big job, but not so big  that the united efforts of the industrious people  of this Peninsula cannot whip it.  There have been several suggestions made  as to how this should be done.  The soundest and most effective of these  is to have a film made of the trip from Horseshoe Bay over to Gibsons, thence.up the Peninsula touching on the many beauty spots,'and  areas of interest, all the way to Irvings Landing.  This film would be shown to Boards of  Trade and Service clubs in the two cities and  printed information would be available to  describe the scenic attractions and the other  many wonders of our Garden, of Eden.  There is no doubt that such a step would  result in an immediate knowledge and interest  in the Peninsula.  This interest could mean an annual influx  of several hundred thousand dollars per year.  We need those dollars so lets all work together for the culmination of the plan to have  the film made.  by Jack Scott  DEAR OLD FRANK  ��� I SEE BY the papers "that  the  New York publishing house  of Street & Smith has announced it will no longer publish]  "pulps" and among the various]  pieces of literature mentioned in|.|j  the story was the Frank Merri-fr  well series. ��� ^  It sp happens that a few weeksjfi  ago in a second-hand book storeXj  I came across an old and yel^|l  lowing copy of one of these clas-jgl  sics and took it home to try t<vjj  capture some boyhood memoriesfi|J  It cost me just exactly 10 cent_|f  The name of the book I sturm|A  bled across was "Frank Merrilij1  well's Shrewdness, or Brain ani'i  Brawn." It was "By Burt I|f  Standish, author of the famou^|  Merriwell Stories." The publishj|  ing date was  1900. jf  When I iopk ii io bed with xn||  my wife gave me the arched eycl||  brow treatment. I explained ih-j|  I had just reached my secon||  childhood. A woman could nevejj|  understand what re-discoverin(|  Frank Merriwell could mean tf|  a man after 20-odd years. f$l  Oddly  enough,   it  didn't   turj|  out to mean much. For the fir_.'|  couple of chapters I was altei)  nately amused and nostalgic. OJ|  page  60,   when  Frank was  su||  rounded by an ugly mob and ws|  asked  who he was,  he square]^1  his shoulders and announced itf  ringing tones, "I am Frank Me?i|  riwell  of  Yale,    captain  of  th|  Yale   football   eleven,   that   h^ljf  come here to play Princeton ifff  the big game tomorrow!" Therlf  was a great murmur and respecfj  ful falling back by the crowd. (|  I   was   a  little   annoyed   witj  myself s-   that I  laughed  alov;|��  at this point, causing my wife <M  fix me with  a baleful eye.     .'si  Twenty  years  ago    that    liraj  would have filled me with deeljll  emotion.  I  would  hear  a iar-4  la-iar-a-ia  of  trumpets and xifk  stomach would be a jelly of Uym  and admiration for Frank. No#  even the weight of the nostalgia  couldn't keep a laugh in its r  specif ul place. )  I must confess I was amuse|��  too. on page 82, when Fran!��  after getting up from his deatfff  bed, had kicked the winning go?l  for Yale. It was auite a kicvf,,  There was a wind of almcj|  hurricane proportions. Frank h~  g(|  Your Weekly Newspaper . . . it s community role  IN ANOTHER column of this paper under  Letters to the Editor, The Coast News is  taken to task for its handling of a news item  last week. In fact the writer is so incensed he  describes it as "The Most Scurrilous exhibition  ot bad journalism ever published oh the Peninsula." This is quite a broad statement and we  feel that now is the time to clarify a point  about the function of any newspaper.  In a general sense the local newspaper is  hired by its subscribers at so much per year to  bring them the news of what is going on in the  district. It is the policy of The Coast News to  cio just that and while so doing, make every  possible effort to ascertain that the information  it presents through its news columns is factual  ana iairly presented. Columns appearing under  a writer's name or nom-de-plume are the views  of that writer, not necessarily of the paper. Any  exceptions, to'any statements made in any section of the paper are always, welcomed through  the "Letters to the Editor" columns.  In the case in question the Coast News  merely reported what transpired at the meeting of a local organization. If the events that  ' occurred at that meeting are offensive to anyone, as it would appear they were in this case;  t__en surely the criticism should be directed at  the organization which offended���not at the  newspaper which merely reported what had  happened.  There will never be a news story in the  Coast News which "tends to show" anything���  a news story will report the facts as they occurred.  The Editorial columns, and correspondents'  columns, will from time to time endeavour to  persuade people to a certain line of thinking.  This we believe ig one of the functions of the  local paper; to sift the news and interpret it,  _hen present the editors findings and recommendations.  We sincerely hope readers will appreciate  the fact that "Logic", ideas, suggestions, etc.,  appearing in news stories of the Coast News  a_e not of the reporters origination, but are  tS.mpi'y being reported as statements that were,  made or ideas that were presented to an audi-.,  ence or a meeting. ;  had to kick AWAY from the  posts to score! m  "Such a kick for goal has sM  dom   been   seen   on   any. fielci|"  the   narrative   assured   us.   "Til  timekeeper's   whistle   blew,   bd  the ball was over and beyond t\&  'goal-posts  before   the  blast  cyf  the   air   and   Frank   Merriwelf jf  kick had won the game for Ya*!  in the very  last > second  of til, I  time  remaining  before  the  ei.  of the second half of the game I  "   "Please stop that inane chucl^|  ling," my  wife said.  n  '��&  our newspapermen.  As one who sometimes does a  little writing myself, and finds  the keyboard of a typewriter to  be an instrument of extreme  torture, I would be interested to  know if Mr. Jones actually composed and wrote the article after arriving in Saskatchewan, or  was the manuscript handed to  him before he left Vancouver?  Robert  Burns.  Gibsons, B.C.  SEED TREATMENT  Increased gsi. initiation, healthier crops and 'greater yields may  be obtained by home gardeners  if treated seed, is sown when  seeding time come around. According to agricultural scientists,  there are more than 500 varieties  of plant diseases that can harm  flower, vegetable and farm crop  seeds. Their attacks can be reduced   or   stopped   altogether   if  seed is treated with a reliable  fungicide. Some packaged seed  being sold has already received  the treatment. Untreated seed  can easily be treated at home by  following the simple directions  given on the fungicide package.  In some cases certain insects  such as the gladioli thrips can  be controlled by treating corms  with a mercurial seed disinfectant before planting.  And I was ashamed of i  Twenty, years ago it would hav  been ihe most natural thing ij |l  lhe world, expected, eagerly ao  licipaied, yet as exciting as an. |  thing that ever happened ar *  causing an internal whoop ft  joy.  I didn't get through the boo]  Some of the pages were miss  ing. Others were covered wit  what I am sure is seme ear]  vintage bubble gum. And an:  way, Mr. Standish, God rest h_  srril, was not exactlv what you'  call a hotrshot writer. Or, i  least, , not by the jaundiced  weary standards of adults. AS  that, on the basis of current ficj  tion, he might do pretty well  But when I'd put. the bool  gently down I lay back, siarinc  at the ceiling, wondering if i  Was just the corny writing am  situations that made Frank Mer  riwell seem so unreal. Ii seemec  to; me, on thinking of ii, tha  the fault was mine and no  Frank's.  The   boy    has    something,    ]  thought, that the adult can use  That is the ability to believe ir  miracles, the pure burning fait  in fellow men.  A modern jet plane is ma'def  up of more than half a million*  pieces. Tuesday, May  17,   1949  THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT, B.C.  Page   Fifteen  'L%Zr^.Q^f,  *m?yyjM  4BF��  SS5!..<-'.\  ; .���paw*'.        *���..���._.  ���^:&%?:- ��� >��*.  -���.*. ;������:*�������� _.���_."���.��..  .fr^r*"        >'Pi/r%__.  ������������.Z-*��$#��&$vtii-  Zrrrrr ^T.'GS.r' ^__S-. *  0wr&  -y0m  ' >" .��� _  .. .._---. . ^-".r/y/i.'  jfw:?.v  #*��"^X*  *_?   -_r^"    ���*��  �� __.y. '  BYRON   I   JOHNSON  Premier   of. B.C.  iij��5��p?_irT'3S_,;  ^^^X^-Xi&  ?___-',-....:^p��?  HON   H    ANSCOMB  Minister of  Finance  In war and peaee-for eight years British Columbia has prospered in the hands of a Coalition  of the Liberal and Conservative parties. Your Coalition government embodies the best policies of  both parties and their representatives. It has been the best government in British Columbia's  entire history!  Greater British Columbia development than ever before has been achieved-social services,  public works, education, public power, municipal help and other programmes of an outstanding  nature are in effect. Your Coalition government stands on its record of achievement and promise. It offers itself for re-election so that it may continue its sound  administration of British Columbia's affairs.  Here are the principal features of the Coalition record:  HOSPITALIZATION���Worry and anxiety of hospital bills has  been banished in British Columbia. Hospitals have  been adequately financed���there is no further  need for public assistance.  SOCIAL SERVICES���British Columbia is the most progressive  province in social welfare���old age pensions are  the highest in Canada. British Columbia was the  first to augment federal old age pensions.  ROADS^���A thirty million dollar highway building programme  is underway���350 miles of main highway will be  ��� paved this year���the magnificent Hope-Princeton  highway will be open by Labor Day���the Pine  Pass Highway will open up the Peace River district  of B.C.���thus bringing another section of the  province into land communication with the coast.  EDUCATION���British Columbia now has the most advanced  educational policy in Canada���its school teachers  receive the highest average salaries. Vast improvements to school buildings and equipment have  been made���half the cost of new schools is paid  for by the government���school books are provided free up to the 6th grade and rental for  nominal amounts up to grade 12.  PUBLIC POWER���Electric power from Government plants is  supplied in 20 districts from Duncan, V.I. to Dawson  Creek, Peace River. Power development at Campbell River not only serves the people of that district  but has assured the establishment of new industries  such as pulp and paper plants at Alberni, Nanaimo  and elsewhere.  TRADE & INDUSTRY���British Columbia is Canada's third  .largest industrial province! Your Coalition government set up the British Columbia research council  ������brought the Columbia Cellulose Company here  ������interested the Aluminum Company of Canada in  surveys totalling $2,000,000.00 and a contemplated $300,000,000.00 expansion program in  British Columbia. Your Coalition government has an  industrial and trade representative in London���a  Regional Development division of the Department  of Trade and Industry.  FLOOD CONTROL- ���-Under the Fraser Valley Dyking  Board the emergency programme is now 85%  complete. $6,000,000.00 has already been provided by the Provincial and Federal governments.  MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL AID���Your Coalition government  has greatly increased its contribution to public  services���maintains all hospitals and contributes  one-third of new buildings costs���'has the best  school system in Canada and pays half the cost of  new buildings and equipment���contributes more  than any province to the teachers' superannuation  fund.  TH6SE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE PROGRESSIVE MEASURES TAKEN BY YOUR COALITION GOVERNMENT FOR THE BENIW  OF THE PEOPLE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.  TO CONTINUE THIS PROGRESS AND RECEIVE THESE INDUSTRIAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS, RETURN TO OFFICI  THE EFFICIENT, BUSINESS-LIKE ADMINISTRATION  OF THE COALITION  GOVERNMENT.  ELECTION DAY-WEDNESDAY, JUNE IS  ' -*mmr  v-i2gpx  "-        .ifrr;rf"   .  4 -���-������-*>����������������  S/yg&  '" _1��^r  Published   by  the   British   Columbia   Coalition  Organization. ^S:--'  ���x.  ^x*����P*  HAROLD  CULLERNE  ARGH.TECT  v.  PROPOSED  HIGH  SCHOOL,  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Compare this modern well-designed Junior-Senior High School with present facilities. Imagine a classroom in a basement.  Sounds unbelievable in this day and age but that is exactly where one of the high school rooms at Gibsons is today. Whqt  sort of education do our young people.get in these circumstances? It is unnecessary to tell you���you know. That's why many  people move to other places when their children are of high school age.  One teacher cannot possibly teach four grades as called upon to do now���some subjects must of necessity be filled in  through correspondence���practical courses are now missing. The new high school for pupils from Port Mellon to Sechelt will  provide a complete academic high school curriculum.  ��� MACHINE SHOP WORK ��� LABORATORY FACILITIES  ��� HOME ECONOMICS ��� COMMERCIAL COURSES  ���   AUDITORIUM    (For the children during the day���for adults in the evening.)  AND IN ADDITION: 7  A room for the School Nurse, a kitchen and large lunch room and covered play area.  ��� ���_.���.'.>'* ^  Three Other School Units are Planned at  Sechelt, Roberts Creek and Madiera Park  Why do we need new sch  I TV  Our population is so spread out that oftly by consolidation can  we hope to have enough pupils to warrant all the facilities commonly associated with modern  teaching practice.  Our school population has nearly doubled in the past ten years.  New construction has lagged due to the scarcity of materials and  labour during the war years.  Good schools attract more people���maintain property values. The  total cost is $605,000 of which nearly half is paid by the Provincial  Government.  OUR SHARE IS ONLY $305,000.  What is the cost to the average taxpayer? On the average between  $5 and $7 per year.  Less than the cost of a good pair of shoes.  Teachers for small one room schools inadequately equipped are  hard to get and harder to hold.  Under present conditions teaching standards are difficult tb  maintain not counting the possibility of adopting swing shifts to  accommodate pre-school children about to start school.  In each new school an auditorium or activities room is provided  for the children during the day���for the adults in the evening  for meetings or social gatherings.  Approximately two thirds of the: money spent will be for labour  which will benefit the whole Peninsula.  All the new schools are of modern design wi,th light airy classrooms built on practical lines at a minimum of cost.  * '      ,s   - ���  In each case a nurse's room is provided and a kitchen to make  hot lunches possible. }  EXTRA!  Don't miss special  film  showing at your movie house.  May 19���-Halfmoon Bay  May 20���Gibsons  May 24���-Irvines Landing  May 25���Sechelt  May 26���Roberts Creek  POLLING STATIONS  If you live in the following places vote at your nearest school.  Bowen Island Halfmoon  Bay Irvine's Landing  Port Mellon Silver Sands Pender Harbdur Superior  Sechelt Kleindale Egmont  " ���; : ��� ���;"' Brilvin River  If you live at Roberts Creelc Vote at X If yoU live at Gibsons Vote at  TOM'S COFFEE BAR SCHOOL BOARD OFFICES  .���.^Wj;i,S-:*'S.-V;.i;  **��_  X7 x.c yy-Ln imm  y^m^XiiiMyy" - (Unf  :*'j__^l__k_>.^___>7V^-- ^.v.-.fl| ^B&  ' Att-Hrr* ^H.^ ''T'-'i'-'        * ^w-__Bt. .1  "* ^r;__BS_��B 's-l-r'-i y"ty(^Z-imw$v  S-'yym^yvi  **���

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