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 Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish, Irvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  Landing, Ej.n_ontjT__op-.ins Landing.  Brackendale,   Cheekeye,  etc.  PUBLISHTpD BY THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office:   Sechelt, B.C. National Advertising' Office, Powell River, B.C.  Vol. Ill  No. 43  Sechelt, B. C.  Tuesday, May 24,   1949  5c per copy, $2.50 per year, by mail  Boys,  echeli Girls  Win Bali Game  THE GIBSON High School boys  handed Sechelt High a 9-4  drubbing in an inter-school soft-  ball game at Sechelt Thursday  night. The Sechelt girls avenged  the boys' loss, however, by driv- homer to cinch the old ball game,  ing heme 14 runs to the Gibsons Dick   Clayton   starred   for   the  girls'  10. locals with a home run.  Iri the boys' game Pat Slinn The Gibsons girls were spark-  was the star for Gibsons, taking ed by the playing of two rookies,  over the pitching from Jack Beverly Gray and Grace Grey,  Nestman after the fifth inning but were' not strong enough to  and   showing   an   exhibition   of hold   the   Sechelt   fireballs   who  1 smart pitching with a change of won quite handily.  pace  that had the Sechelt boys      The   girls'   game   was   marred/AT A MEETING of the Gibsons   baffledall the way. In the last by an accident in the lasMialf      Board    of   Trade    Wednesday auet will be the hiehlieht of the  inning the same Patt Slinn slep- of the last  inning when a foul night,     C.   John   Coleridge   was evening  Members were urged to  AN OLDTIME resident of Half-  ���' ped up to bat with two out and tip   hit   the   Sechelt   catcher   on  elected   president   for   the   com- suoport their board   and five it      moon  Bay,   James  Sutherland,  +!������__��      Vv��_'ro��       T _-*r_ s3 st_>3       ��-.��-k_J       Ulr.n4-nJ        ��������       +V_ r\     ���v\r\c>r\ .��____���     -_____.__.-      T TT  _P* J.     ___���  ir " J O  JamesSutherland  Of Halfmoon Bag  Passes in  \  the bases loaded and blasted  a the nose.  Might Agree to Delay  ing year; L. Howarth, first vice-  SUpport>   there   are   many  things Passed _ awa^    at     Shaughnessy  president, and James Drummond,  that the board can do in the in- Hospital,   Vancouver,   May   17.  secretary-treasurer. The  installa-  terests   of   the   community     and      Mr. Sutherland was in his 60th  tion of officers will be held June should    get    the    wholehearted year,   and  had   served  with   the  | gm^ _ *��* 1 VWT1 I* n 2t 1S tQ be h��Ped a ban"  suPP��rt of the village and area. 72nd   Battalion   overseas   in   the  Sinclair Studies Wharf SkM 0, the Pf js&J^L SU "�� - ��� by his wlfa:  Council    asking    endorsation   of *wo brothers in Vancouver. Dan-  Problem at Sechelt  Will Echo at Fair  the   board   in   their   fight   for   a  if1  and  William;  four  sisters   in  PLANS   ARE > almost    complete hospital for this area   The beard  Vancouver,     Mrs.   Backie,     Mrs.  _,   .   .���-_., ,_,-., ,^KIP.                      .              ......                  ���        _* for the Fal1 Fair to be held at promised   to   suDoort   this   verv   Rose>    Mrs-   N-   McDonald     and  N A TELEPHONE conversation on Wednesday morning Mr. Gibsons  August   19   and  20  un- S^StSt issueand letters will  Mrs. J. McDonald.  James Sinclair, M.P., told the Coast News that he per- der the sponsorship of the Howe be written  to Archbishop  Duke      Requiem  mass  was  celebrated  ' sonally  would   like  to  see  work  on   the   new   Sechelt  wharf Sound Farmers' Institute. in  Vancouver to  find  out what  Friday  at 9:00  a.m.   at  St.  Vin-  f completed  immediately  so that he  could  begin  working   for The usual high standard of ex- is  being   done  re   the   proposed ��� cent's,   Vancouver    Rev.   A.   F  an appropriation for a  breakwater and small   boat harbour ���*>m"*��> -����* J^ h-PUal site held in Gibsons at Carlyle,^ celebrant^ !����  fe for the area.   Mr. Sinclair declared that he had made numer- weaving   and    pottery   spinning                                                               Mountain View Cemetery.  f ous enquiries around the district and realized that the business will be demonstrated among oth-     .The   Farmers'    Institute    Fair  ! people of the district had  had  a  poor summer  last year, a er interesting attractions. ���lU bf glver\ ��5oards    suPPcrt  fvery bad winter   and were  not favorable  to the prospect of A school section, junior poul- AuSust 19 and 20-  1 beinq without a wharf during the summer. t^clu^,'1 &1?id uthe Junior garden      The  municipal beach    project  l    ��TAho pnntraPtor will j?uaran-    : ��� club  Wl11 a^ have exhibits. is going ahead, and will be com-  L    lft th%���?iff^^qpntPmbpr    ��� " ��� ���      ��. ,   u     v _.  ��        The  bagpipes  will be  in  evi-  pleted  by   the  board   this   sum-  |tee to  start  the  job  SeP^mbei   start_ng the work has been caus-   dence and there wiU be a demon_ mer   ^    is much  first I will agree to a delay   in ed by inability to obtain suitable   stration of Highland dancing.      . and volunteers are asked to turn  |Vthe   work   until   then,     he   told piling for the ]ob. Further  details   will    be  | the Coast News. The   Department     of     Public  nounced at a later date.  I    The wharf that has. been con- Works have indicated that they   Itracted for this year is a much are neither pushing for a delay  jf larger  wharf than that planned m  the  work   or  for   immediate  lifor  last year.  It will take  two construction, but are anxious to  |months   to   complete.   Delay   in know the feeling of the people in  the  district.  The  contractor  has  an-  out, and get this worthy project  finished.  indicated that he can and will,  start work, as soon as suitable  piling has been located, but that  he too is willing to postpone the  __ ___  __.___,.         work until September first if the  InOT ONLY the adults realize the       Local !bpi_iioh is  divided.  The  Students Plead  For New Schools  Maclntyre Makes No Rash  Promises to Gibsons Crowd  Gibsons Legion  Elect New  Executive Body  AT AN emergency meeting of  the Gibsonse branch of the  Canadian Legion held on Thursday,- a complete new slate of officers  was elected.  Sam Fladager was elected  president; Eric Inglis, first vice-  president; Wilf Gray, second  vice-president: E. Sergeant, secretary; C. J. Coleridge, treasurer,  and E. E. Mainwaring, sergeant-  at-arms.  The previous executive elected  By E. NESTMAN  THE. FIRST gun in the provincial  political campaign opened  here Tuesday night with the presence of Batt/VVaclntyre,  .   need  for. new  schools.   Below   executive council of the Sechelt   provincial Coalition candidate for the Mackenzie Riding.   Mr.   last January resigned as a body  ���are     three     expressions     from  Peninsula has requested that the   Maclntyre,   a   businessman   from   Powell   River  and   resident   and the meeting elected the new  youngsters on the school  situa-   work commence as soorr as mat-     f   h f     oyer 3] newcomer to the political   slate to replace them.  tion. Read them and then decide   erials are available. Local busi-   _.   . , , . . ' .      '      .       j    ....       *.u  *. u    l.    hn    ^+p   ��Yes"   for     the ' new  ness people have urged that the  *ield, and is not a bit backward in admitting that he has a  work be delayed until September   lot to learn about politics. p^misld S Y ****  He felt that Canada and Am-  to   vote  Schools on May 28.  I Stop! Look!  Listen!  first so that summer business will       He   made   no   rash   statements  not be interfered with.  theft  f Ynu   nrobablv   never  saw  our                         . or promises, if he knew nothing was   learning   more   about     mat  erica   tod       had  the fi      t  | You  probably   never  saw  ��^r      Union Steamships are planning about  the   subject,   he   admitted each day. He felt the people of ernment   any   country   ever   en-  ^chool.  Come  and  look it  over.   regular day trips to Sechelt dur- his   ignorance  of  same,   and  his Mellon were as much interested   joyed     It ^as a battle between  My   dad   thinks   it   is  tne   mosL   .       th    surnmer   but   it  is  felt only   promises   were     that     he as we were in getting this road Socialism  and  Free  Enterprise  Vmshackle^ school  he  had  ever  ^ would be ^ancelled if the would  certainly if elected, bend through.                                                &��M?  Maclntyre 7s^a free^ mem-  eG?>, ^Jy^^    aS7h     i��   wharf was out and i4 was neces" fvery effo.rt.to giv^ thi? area thf During his speech, he stressed ber,   no   strings   attached   either  eacners   nouse.   Anynow   iz     is   sary to dock at Wilson Creek. best   possible   service   he   could, the fact that the CCF statements Conservative    or    Liberal     a  He agreed that the appropriation on     Socialism,     had  j,eacner s   nuut-e.   txuyuuw   i_     __���  lupposed to be one of the best in  j,he district.  Socialism,     had     certainly  straight   Coalition   candidate.  ,,_._,        kev-wrench  into  the  wheels  of   for roads m the whole riding was shown on what they based their      The concensus of opinion after  | You, the generation of today,   Dr;Xress   Please   vote YES   You   lnadecluate> and would press for hopes of election, and he stress- the meeting when people visited  ,w v.,.���.��� +Hp +>.ir.��c r-ic.1.. r,mx.    v "& �� . much more. ed the fact that a close look at  around and discussed the  meet-  The Port Mellon road issue he socialism  in   England  had    pro-  ing and the candidate was  that  was not very familiar with, but duced anything but the Utopian (Continued on Page 7)  p-'ZH^P^^l^   ��*t find a���y better investment  ���^ ���-  jpye, the generation of tomorrow,  take over. Would it be nice  your money.  gor you to feel sure, you can rely  $in us; that we can run the things  pust as well as you did. We may  Allan Nuotio,  Age  11,  Grade VII  Silver Sands Schol.  TO   MY FRIEND  "Hot Water" Coming to Sechelt  InlySfwe^^ Ring ��ut;  ring  ��Ut   ramshackle  "HOT WATER", the two act play that was such a howling success at Gibsons last April, will  .i _ i _-_     -m _> i OV-ilvJU'xOfc L__ _.___._!      _______     j_ !____-_.       I _J;____        C* _-. L_. a ���. I '      A . .J !in>_��!. . _��_-_      l_.__-.___.     O       ___..__.'   O./^-O    _-.   ���__. ' I' t .____.!.______.________..._.    * ^    I_ _  education. Only then you your- Awa7with'them that is our way be   Presented  at  the   Indian   Sch��ol   /Auditorium June 3, at 8:00 p.m.   The show is be  self   may,, have   a  more   secure  Ring jnj ^ng in 'so don't be fools',  'n9 sponsored by the V.O.N, to raise funds.    Tickets are avaialble  at Lang's  Drugs  in  Se-  fandThappy old' age. So, for fut- ' ' chelt and Gibsons.   The second showing of this popular comedy, stars Mrs.  J.  Lowden, Mr.  Cliff Leach, Mrs. Kirk McKibben, Mrs. Don Abrams, Mr. Stan Trueman, Lloyd Howarth, Mrs.  W. Chambers, Mrs.  G.  Ballentine and Mr.   Don Abrams, and was directed by Lloyd Howarth.  lure's ,'sake,  don't throw  a mon-  Continued oh Page 7  Sinclair States:  %m<w  Roberts Creek Boat Harbour  ! ��� '���  Completed This Fall  ;:  _\THE ONE hundred forty foot  wing to the stone fill just com-  I'pie'ted at Roberts Creek ���will-not  I be constructed until this fall,  | James Sinclair indicated after an  I inspection trip of the work last  ^Wednesday.  ; The stone fill cost more money  | than was anticipated and while.  s Mr. Sinclair was able to procure  \ a further allotment of $23,0007  ���i this would only partially;.. com-?  j plete the wing which isfto be:  |. built .to form a .small boat har-';1  [rbour.;....-yy "��� --������;.... x--. ^yixyryyy^y.  X y Roberts   Creek   residents ; gen-v.  } erally' feel that they \voul<i rather.  ; see the work carried on in the  fall to make work for local residents when the summer work is  over; and also- because of the  amount of quarry work required  they wil) welcome the cessation  of blasting during the summer  months.  Mr; Sinclair is hopeful that by  fall he can arrange still another  appropriation large enpugh to  comjjlete tne wing and carry out  .dredging work. .   7- X  ^"XIn;; the; meantime   the   preserit';  y/hiarf head^will berrepaired' siif-,;  ficientty to be^ safe for the summer months.  _f^ ���__**!  0 g  VIHOXOIA  AHvaan avioiiAOHd  For  ew SECHELT  By ARIES      ���  WE WERE very proud of Clarence   Joe   at   the   meeting   for  the Coalition Candidate, Mr. Batt  Maclntyre.    Clarence  was  asked  his reactions to the enfranchisement of the Indians by the B.C.  government.    With    hardly   any  hesitation  Clarence  gave  a very  comprehensive   report   on   what  has been achieved by the native  brotherhood and told the meeting  that   though   the   native   Indians  would   not   benefit   very   much  from   this  move  on   the   part  of  the   government,   that   it   would  allow them when the time comes  in dealing with the federal government,   a   stronger   voice.    Of  course   the  usual  question  came  to the fore regarding the liquor  problem and the Indian and we  were thinking during this debate  that could the Indian buy liquor  which is legally sold to his white  brother, he would most likely be  just as well behaved as we have  seen   many   white  people   under  the influence of liquor.  We  were   impressed   with   the  clean-cut personality of Mr. Maclntyre and although he acknow-  ���.    lodged  he did not know all the  answers, we felt that he did very  well by what he did know.   Especially dear to us  was  his remarks re future revenue for this  area and as we had visioned long  ago,  he sees also,  a  sportsman's  paradise with our wonderful bays  and   inlets   and   miles   of   coastline which will someday make a  wonderful   scenic   highway.    He  explained   that  it  would  not  be  "ion;?    before    the    highway,   via  Squamish,   would   be   an   accomplished   fart,   with   tourists   coming  from  the  States  every year,  now   on   the   lookout   for   other  places to go.  Of course it would perhaps not  interest us from a standpoint of  speed, it would be definitely a  tourist  attraction.  Our outlet, we feel sure, is a  car ferry from Gibsons to Horseshoe Bay.  He gave us a few sidelights on  the hospital scheme. Promised  if returned, not to align himself  with any party, but as a straight.  Independent   Coalitionist.  He has an enviable war record  touched on briefly by his campaign manager, Mr. Harry Davies. He is a resident of. the  rid'ng, coming to Powell River  as a small boy. He is married  and an hotel owner. As Mr. Davies says, does not come to us  looking for a job as. he has a  very good business, but he wishes to serve on the behalf of the  riding in which he lives on the  side of the government and we  feel .sure in our humble opinion  that we shall get more for our  district in being with the government than 'agin' it as we have  been for so long.  One feature of the meeting was  the hearty sin^ng of O Canada,  played by Mrs. Gadd. The words  were placed before the meeting  by us as we have noticed that  at so many meetings two versions  are being sung only to peter out  in indicision.  Mr. Maclntyre was very pleased with this, as he is an intensely patriotic Canadian. How could  he be otherwise with five years  overseas?  The meeting was very ably  conducted by E. Parr Pearson,  piesideht Sechelt Liberal Assn,  and music by Mrs. Gadd of Selma Park.  Tuesday, May Twenty-fourth, Nineteen Forty-nine  Schools Weetletl ... industrially as well as educationally  THAT THE four school units on the Peninsula  are needed is not even being debated. The  main question seems to "oe, how much will it  cost each taxpayer, and what will he receive  from such a program.  The cost will be $305,000 for $600,000 worth  of buildings; this is computed at about one  cent per day per taxpayer, or around five  dollars per year.  To those who might find it difficult to  even add another five dollars per year to their  expenses, there will be ample opportunity to  earn this and much more from the added impetus given the income of the Peninsula from  a $600,000 building program. Of this figure an  estimated $400,000 will be paid ��� out in wages  In other words the taxpayers in this school  district are being asked to spend $305,000 in  order to get $400,000 back in cash in the form  cf wages, as well as an improved school system which will vastly enhance the value of  their property. The remaining $200,000 will be  spent to a large extent for materials to be supplied by^ local mills and from local building  supply houses.  It is safe to assume that abgut eighty percent of, this money that will go into the building  of the schools will remain on the Peninsula  to circulate and work for us. Any person who  votes against such a scheme is deliberately  retarding the growth of the Peninsula not  only  educationally but  financially.  On May 28, the ratepayers have the opportunity of signifying if they want a half  million dollar industry (in the-firm of a school  building program) to come to this Peninsula.  At the same time they will be indicating if they  wish our younger generation to be educated  on a par with other progressive areas or if  they want them huddled together in overcrowded, un ventilated, one room schools without modern sanitary facilities. Who would inflict such a future on our young people?  Publicize tfee Peninsula .. .good roads will follow  TOO OFTEN the public are inclined to put the  cart before the horse. We believe that this  is the case  with our attitude about the roads  on this Peninsula.  We must realize that we, the people of  the province of British Columbia, have elected and pay salaries to the members of our  Legislative Assembly at Victoria so that they  will conduct the business of our Province to  our 'best interests.  It is only reasonable to expect then that  in an area as large as curs, with so few .cars  in use on the roads, that little of the public  funds are going to be spent on building roads.  We feel that in demanding good roads so  that we can attract more people, we are putting the cart before the horse. We must attract more people first, then demand better  reads. X  There is so much natural beauty and attractions such as fishing, hunting, mountain  climbing, skiing, boating, bathing, etc., that  with some effort being expended to publicize  these, the population would grow even faster  than it is growing today. With a, larger population the improvements will come.  To the family planning a holiday, roads  haye become a secondary consideration. If  people are anxious to see or go to a place, bad  roads will deter very few of them. Many tourists welcome a chance to drive their cars over  rough country to prove what good cars they  have. Any fisherman ���will forget how rough  the' road was if he returns with a good catch  of fish. Any hunter will smile as he bumps his  way home over bad roads if he has shot, his  limit for the day. An enjoyable day or week,  enjoying the priceless scenery, bathing in the  refreshing blue waters of the sea or the lakes,  soon takes the sting out of having to bump over  a poor highway to get there.  '- If the residents of this Peninsula would  exert even half the energy toward inducing  tourists and visitors, that we spend complaining  about the roads, we would have a very lucrative tourist industry dumped into our lap.  Tourists Don't Just Happen ���.. they are cultivated  WE WHO live on this glorious Peninsula are  too often inclined to expect the tourists to  seek us out, rather than put forth some effort  to seek them out and tell them about our  wondrous  vacationland.  Once having encouraged them in some  way to come and see our Peninsula, we should  make every effort to have our "Houseclean-  ing" all done, our front yard spotlessly clean  and be ready to. entertain our visitors.  Wciz ��oust Nttus  Published  Every Tuesday  at  SECHELT,  B.C.  by a  The Coast News Limited   .  Registered Office: Powell River, B.C.  BUSINESS   OFFICE:  Sechelt���Phone 32        Gibsons���Phone 70  Authorized  as second-class mail  by the  Post Office Department Ottawa.  Our beaches should be cleared of logs and  debris early in the spring while we have the  advantage of high tides to carry the rubbish  away to sea, our. business places and hotels  should be painted ana stand shining clean as  an invitation to visitors to enter.  Informative folders on the beauty spots  available, and directions for getting there  should be available in every store and restaurant. '  , We, as residents, should educate ourselves  on the geography and points of interest  throughout the Peninsula so that we can intelligently answer visitors' questions about  where to go and what to do.  All these things should be done in our  own interest. Just as a smart merchandiser  keeps his goods well displayed and teaches his  clerks to extoll the good points of his merchandise to customers, we should make an effort +o sell this Peninsula on its many good  points. Forget our bad roads and other shortcomings we might have, tell people of the good  fishing, the friendly attitude of the people who  live here, the glorious view from any one of  a number of places, make them feel at home  here and anxious to return again; in short  stop apologizing for what we haven't got and  start selling what we have got.  when we see the O.A.P. getting  son,  Anna to us, is leaving the vest of the local people  We   have   been   chastized   re-  all   the   other   benefits   such   as hotel   for   Vancouver.    Mr.   and      A   c���rnHo0 ���arf,r WQC -,la������0,3 w ~" ���" u" ������*"- ���" ���_���*- �����  warding a question we asked  at  free   drugs,   etc.,   it-makes   one  Mrs   Neilson  and  jean   will  be ���    .    UiP"*e_Party was planned   the  road.  H.  Lucken,  theretir  ��� (The second in a series of articles   about   Credit  Unions     by  Robbie.)  FOLLOWING up my last week's  talk on the advantages of  membership in the Credit Union,  I would like to pass on to you  a very important item which  came to my notice recently, and  which will give you, the reader,  an insight as to how far Credit  Unions as a whole can go and  what benefits may be derived by  the individual.  The Swift Current Credit Union is typical of the more than  , 25,000 branches. With its population of roughly 7000, it shows  how a co-operative enterprise in  home banking can grow. Since  its inception in 1941, it boasts  of no less than 630 members.  This may or may not seem interesting to the reader. But the  astounding-sum of $108,896 worth  of shares had been purchased by  members cf this branch in 1949.  Shows with what confidence and  personal interest these peopl*  look to the future. Withdrawals  for the purchase of "machinery,,  new homes and land amounted  to approximately $83,057, leaving a net gain for the year of  $26,839. And during the same  period the sum on deposit rose  from $16,539 to $36,351. It is'  worthy of note that since its  humble beginning, the S.C.C.U.  has loaned $444,234 to its members. There's a story in itself  Figures do not mean very  much to the average person,  When scanning the paper, what  many of us like to see is some- ���  thing relating tc advantage or  gain, and we often pass up a  good thing because we do not interest ourselves in figures.  Today every  loan up to $10,-  000   is   insured   under  the   Cuna  plan. (I will explain Cuna later.)  Should the death of the borrower  occur, his loan is paid in full to  the   Credit  Union  by   an  insurance conripany, and the estate of :,  the deceased receives  the    note  .  "paid in full." This safety cover- 7  age , is financed by a. seven per-   j  cent levy per annum on all loans.  I  One cannot stress too much the 'i  personal advantages to be gained k  by this fine  co-operative move- |  ment, though it must be clearly J  understood,     as     the    president |  pointed out, the group as a whole Jj  cannot take  out more  than  the ��  group as a whole puts in���which |  is sound logic. a J  And as you will readily see, |ji  it is the duty of all members to if  purchase as many shares as pos- I  sible. You can't lose. It's your ||  bank. It's something cf which -|  you must play an integral part. |  When you are a shareholder, you fj  have a voice in the organization. I  You are part of it. And you will |  be proud of its record, if and "|  when you learn of the movement. Jf  The directors and members of I  the various committees serve 1  without thought of monetary re- 1  wards, and usually at a cost to ||  themselves of time and money. I  It is worth pointing out that a 1  great advantage to the group, 1  and also "the individual, is a |  systematic deposit of sayings. It jg  is equally advantageous Ho have |  a regular date or time for the . I  repayment of loans. '    ���    n  <* I think this is a good time to f  tell you that the office of treas- 1  urer has been transferred and i  is held at the present time by |  Mrs. J. Renton, the former treas- |  urer. Mrs. Renton lives in the  first house up from the pier at  Davies Bay, on the beach side, of  the     difference  missed here, and especially Anna,  in honor of Mrs. Phyliss Parker   ing treasurer, found the pressure  the   Coalition   meeting,   so   with wonder     why _lsSffl .���..��� ��������� nsumauv ��r.nH                                                                         . ���     .  _..  - the editor's permission we would should be. ���^ea ���f> tdSdly     perso^lAv ��n  her birthday>   by three joint   of his duties too much to allow |  like to clarify the situation We understand that these, items aroUnd the hotel.   It was indeed hostesses, Mrs. Dorothy Morrison,   ^ p1*���6 Jo t?��   t5f\J��   Wlth ���_)  The question was: "Would the will be  now attended to  at the fortunate that-Anna was in Se- Mrs.   Pearl   Osborne    and    Miss       Ami   now   ��   ronrlusZ'   mav I  provincial   government   consider first  sitting of  the   new  parlia chelt when Mrs.Frederickson was Elsie   Turner  at   Mrs.  Osborne'sT   aJ&e ,nlrt  of  P^esWent  TV��� I  paying   cost   of  living  bonus   to ment at Ottawa.   Several resolu- S0  very   ill,   Anna  jumped   into home.  A very enjoyable evening  ^s^&thfS UnSi" i  Z   he 6AP��''ierS  ^        y  n��W ti0nS   h^ving-gone  in  from   the the  breach and carried on very was spent and as a happy coind-   N^on2    Association ^^honoring !  We   are  fullv   aware   that  thP 7a"ous. Xfgl0ns 3nd ��ther b��dlGS wel1' although it could not have dence:  it  was  also  the. birthday   Credit   Unions  on  both  side      *, j  we   aie  tuny  aware  that  the mterested.            . been   very   easy.    However,   we  of Jimmy Clarke, Mrs. Parker's the boundary: :  veteran is a federal responsibility,  but   this   is   as   we   see   it���the  are   sorry  to . see  them   go   and nephew.   The three hostesses in-  __.. . _.,.     - .,     ��� .       Mr>  "The  fact  that   Credit  Unions  is particularly  We are all looking forward to wish   tbem   wen    The ��Neilsons vited the following  guests  ,   ,     ^ A .__,     . P^y   which   will   be   brought have made many friends and we Jim'Parker,  Mr.  and  Mrs.   __ A.,_.   tl_c lllcllll,ei-s  1S  uaitluuiarn  Snnng��Vernmeni to   ��-A-P-   1S here from Gibson* iri aid of the h0pe to see them sometime again Lang,  Mr., and Mrs.  Jack  Red- noWrthv   Yo"  have thu^pro  $30.00   per   month,   whereas   the V.O.N,  auxiliaries, at both  Gib- in Sechelt.                               ' ���an, Dr.  and Mrs. Duncan Mc- "ided   another  greatdemons?*  basic  pension  to  W.V.  single  is sons   and   Sechelt.   It   has   been . Coll,    Miss   Beatrice   Marchant, Son Qf *he fLt tbat 2    f  $40.00;    for    a    married    couple, presented    already    at    Gibsons Now employed at the Sechelt Mr.   and   Mrs.   E.   Parr-Pearson, ��ie   nlan   and   wi^t  wtw  S70.00    T'h'3  citiiat^v.   w.   n r>    .<_   -���i .* -..���.. ...���n  :.,-4    rpU��� t^v, io iwiw Too*. c_Hrr,.w+ ^f *��,.._ ti/t^    -D.-+u   tr     -_..._   .__,___' P*e _ pian   ana   worn:  together  basic  pension  paid  by  the  fed- -a   play   which   wilf be   brought  ^ made1 nTany fr fends Tnd we Jim" Partof~Mr7and  Mrs'.  Ben f^ ^memberr^1^ ** ^  u   '.  basic  pension  to  W.V.  single  is   sons   and   Sechelt.'   It "has   been   *"<="="���                               .            Coll; ~Misfc   Be'atrTce"~Ma~rchant, ti^n "of^rfact^at w^mo-  Mr.   and   Mrs.   E.   Parr-Pearson, nip   nian   and   wnrT_   tncrpttiJ? ir.  The situation in B.C.  is  where it was well received.  The  Inn is Mrs/Jean Simnott of Por- Mrs.   Beth   Hascamp,   Mr.   John o   democratic   orSanWinr,   Jr.���  very  unsatisfactory  because  the  title, "Hot Water", the date, June  poise Bay.  She also is well liked Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Brook- produce   astoundins   result*:"  B.C. government pays the O.A.P.   3, and the place, Indian Auditor-   and   well  known  here   and  has er, Miss Norma Melvin, Mr. and So until next week  think ��_���  the cost of living bonus of $10.00,   ium.   We understand there will  had  lots  of   experience   in   res- Mrs. Ted Rainer, Mr. Dick Derby, over ���                             '  but not the  war veterans.   This  be some vocal items also. Attend,   taurant   work.    It's  nice   to   see Miss Myrtle Allen, Mr. and Mrs. '    ���   seems very unfair as the veter-   won't you, and support your local the local people getting employ-  Bob   Cook,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Jim The first all-iet-propelled  an has now been asked to hand   V.O.N.                              -                    ed, especially when there 'are so  Drummond, Miss Joan Krausqrt, senger  airliner' recentlv made  a  over  $15.00  for  the hospitaliza-                                                                  many capable of doing the job, Mr. Ernie Barker, Mr. and Mrs. 200 mile   flight    from    Park   tn  tion   scheme   for   his   wife   and    We understand that Mrs. Neil-    and the summer time is the har-        (Continued  on  page  6) London in 34 minutes  this THE  COAST NEWS.  Tues., May 24. 1949  Forgetful  Hearts  Gibsons School News  By MALDY THOMAS  GIBSONS NEWS  By E. NESTMAN  IT   IS   SOMETHING   of   a   com-  j      mentary on our lives,  perhaps  ,   a hopeful commentary, that under certain stresses many  of  us  .'  seem  capable  of forgetting  ourselves, our private interests,  our  partisan  thinking  and  our  guiding prejudices.  DURING the past weekend the  High School senior boys' team  played the Recreation Club in  a softball game at the school  grounds. The game was a long, WI NOTES  hard, drawn-out one, but the  Recreation Club won by a score  of  18-13.  SBtaB&SBlaBBBBa.  CONGRATULATIONS   to   "Tub"  and Doris Skellett on the birth  of a daughter���all doing well.  ���������**  The other day, two little girls  walking . on   the   highwav   were  hit  by   a   truck   and   almost   instantly     killed.     It   was   one   of  B,  those grim tragic items that most  J  of us read and hasten to forget.  j  But,  fcr those whom it touched  more closely,  it  was  more than  J  that.  It was  the  experience,  the  momentary   experience   perhans,  of   a   better     and     more   kindly  world.    Here    were    two    little  schoclgirl friends, the one's parents   were   Roman   Catholic   and  the other Protestant. Perhans the  dogmas   and   the   mutual   prejudices that draw so sham a line  between the two great branches  of  the  Christian   church   are   no  less acute in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario,   then   they   are   elsewhere.  But they could be forgotten, for  the   moment   at   least,     by   the  town's   Catholics   gathered   in   a  United   church  to  share  its  sorrow.   They   were  forgotten  as  a  dav   later   Protestants   joined   in  the ratholic service for a Catholic child.  Down in San Marino, California, little Kathy Fiscus died her  small lonely death while a  breathless world waited in sorrow and dismay. It was slow and  torturing and cruelly dangerous  work as men dug like moles to  reach the trapped girl���a child  they had never seen. Water appeared in the shaft and men  looked at one another in consternation, knowing its meaning,  knowing also the desperate added hazard it implied. But  "Whitey," one of the diggers,  angrily   demanded    to    be   sent  At one point in the game the  school team was only one run  behind the club. Pitcher for the  club during most of the game  was Norym MacKay, while the  school team had Jim Smith and  Jackie Nestman as pitchers.  Several of the school players  lived at Roberts Creek and cycled down earlier in the day.  One Creek player, Wally Sand-  berg, played a very fine game  despite  an  injured  ankle.  Jimmy Shutze, who played on  the Recreation Club team, made  three home runs during the contest. Some muscles that guy must  have!  During the last quarter of the  game, Don Brown, who had injured his foot, was replaced bv  T-ed Parnwell. It seems during  the first half of the game no one  knew where Ted was���could it  be Norma's  fault?  One High School player, Bill  Pye, has joined the Recreation  Club, and at the game he played  against his own school team'of  which is manager! What a setup!  A Grade 11 student, Don  Brown, has set a record for broad  jumping this year. The other  day at a practice he jumped 19  feet six inches. Not bad, eh?  What is the guy?���man or kangaroo? '  On May 17 the High School  girls' team played the Elementary  girls' team. The senior girls were  victors by a close margin.  During the course of the game,  Norma Wallis, one of the senior  players, was hit across the ear  by a bat. But that is all the misfortune  that  took  place.  May meeting held in Anglican  Church  Hall.   Pres.  Mrs.   Turner  opened   meeting,     members   answering roll call by naming favorite "pudding." Sec. Mrs. Haley  read letters of thanks.  One from  Pres. of Prov. Board Mrs.  Shaw  expressing    again    delight     and  pleasure    of    recent    visit    and  luncheon.   Other   correspondence  re  blankets.  Posters  will be out  soon with further details on subject. Treas. Mrs. Knight reported  building fund progressing favorably.   Mrs.   Corlett   appointed   to  welfare   committee.    Wednesday,  Nov.  23,  date  set for  Christmas  bazaar. June meeting at Mrs. Metcalfe's, June  14,  8 p.m.  Plans to  be  completed  re  strawberry  tea  social   and   heme   cooking   sale.  Donations to  grocery hamper to  be brought to Mrs. Metcalf. Motion   Mrs.    Corlett,   second   Mrs.  Knight,     to    endorse resolutions  passed at recent convention (WI),  held at Salmon Arm.  Remember souvenir booklet?  We know we've asked members  to look before, please look again.  Elusive as ever, kinda old, we  know, but little to be away from  ���home so long. Members, please  pass the word along, look again.  Date for strawberry social,  June 17. Final arrangements to  be announced later.  SELMA PARK  Bv H.  I. L.  vJHESE charming misses pictured on this page will rule the  J Peninsula for the coming ,year. Top left is Nancy Reid,  Ine Pender Harbour Queen, and beside her is pictured Se-  Ihelt's charming blonde queen, Sundi Strossein. Gibsons queen  lj? Joy Elliott, whose'picture arrived too late for this week's  JViblicatic*.. Below these pictures may be seen Miss Strossein's  RVo attendants, Edythe Ticknor and Lorna Gray, and the bot-  l|)m.picture shows Sechelt's three little flower girls, Judy  Rmith, Gayle Gordon and Ruth Lumsden. Gibsons attendgnts  Rre Arlene' Hicks and Beverly Chapelle, and the flower girls  fere Norma Turner and Doris Farnham with Gary Rietze as  ���frown bearer.  IS : ���  ATTING  FOR  ATT  fijHOSE delegates who heard  J Batt Maclntyre's acceptance  speech at the recent. Coalition  lamination convention termed it  Ine of the most "impressive and  lincere"  they  had  ever listened  !  t It was not a "smart" speech.  it contained no dramatic over-  lures, no calculated subleties, no  ;neers at his opponent or the opposition.  6  | It was a sober, thoughtful address by a young man, conscious  |f his responsibilities to himself  ind the people he would represent. Here are some extracts: '  "I am not a politician. I have  bts to learn, but I will not let  me people  of . Mackenzie  down.  f ���   ���  i "I am a straight Coalition candidate. I told both Liberal and  onseryative delegates that I  vould not accept a nomination  .rom either as their candidate to  accept their endorsation as a  Coalition candidate, if they saw  fit to recommend me. I would  not represent this riding en any  the Coalition convention. I would  other conditions.  ...  "I will onlv make one preelection promise. If elected I  will visit every poll in the riding after every session of the  house and report to the people  of those polls personally.  ...  "My home is in Mackenzie���  and I will be available at all or  any time when the House is not  in session. ...  "I do not intend, at, any time  in this campaign, to waste the  electors' time on personalities. I  believe in Coalition. I believe it  has given the people of British  Columbia good government���and  I will do my utmost to sell that  idea to the people of my home  riding.  ...  "I like Mr. Gargrave. We are  good friends, but I am convinced  that the Coalition government  will be returned to power, and  as a member of that government  I can give Mackenzie riding better representation than Mr. Gargrave  can  in opposition.   .   .  .  "As   a   resident   for   31   years  WELL, IT looks like we are going to have to eat dust all the  summer again. If the motorists  would only observe the 20-mile-  an-hour soeed limit through here,  we would not get half the dust.  Come on, fellows, give the housewife and pedestrian a break and  avoid the penalty of a fine at  the same time.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Nicholson of  California, accompanied by their  three children, are spending their  vacation here with the latter's  parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Mc-  Guiness.  Mrs. F. D. Rice of Westview,  former resident of Selma, spent  a few days here last week.  Don't forget to give serious  thought to the coming school  plebiscite, and then get out and  vote. This is the duty of every  ratepayer.  In response to many requests,  the two-act comedy, "Hot Water," plus added vocal selections,  put on recently at Gibsons under  the auspices of the VON, will  be presented, at Sechelt on Friday, June 3, at 8 p.m. in the  Indian Hall. Proceeds will be  divided between Sechelt and  Gibsons VON auxiliaries, so  come along and enjoy an evening's entertainment and support a worthy cause.  And while on the subject of  voting, better check up and see  if you are on the provincial voters' list. This can be done by  phoning the Coalition headquarters at Sechelt, or drop in. at  their location in the old Forestry .  Building.  and voter- in Mackenzie riding,  I feel I can speak with some  knowledge of its problems, its  industries and its people.  . . ."  Many of these statements  might not be considered "good  politics." Good politics or not,  they are good assurance of sincere, responsible and full-time  representation by a .young man  who is already considered as  potential  cabinet timber.  Batt Maclntyre will not fail  Mackenzie.  down   again.     "He    deserves    a  knighthood."  said  one,  watching  him   disappear    "but   he   hasn't  even got a job." With a nervous  laugh   another   worker "summed  it   up,   perhaps   speaking   for   us  all-   "Americans   are  funnv  people," he said.   "They'll  cut each  other's m throats  for  a nickel  but  when  one of them gets in trouble,   they'll   sure     get     out   and  sweat for him."  Dr. W. H. Lang, FACS, wishes  to announce that he has retired  from medical practice in Vancouver where he has practiced continuously since the year 1909.  Due to ill health Dr. Lang has  tendered his resignation as medical advisor to the students of the  Anglican Theological College,  which position he has occupied  for past 18 years. He has also  resigned as synod pension board  examiner. Dr. Lang was chairman of the Vancouver School  Bo-^rd in, 1918. Dr. and Mrs. Lang  will reside in Granthams Landing where thev have had a home  for many years.  Cotton of rose, lemon brown  or green color is now being produced by injecting dyes into the  roots of growing cotton plants.  Years ago when earthquake and ._  fire blasted the great city of San |  Francisco into a heap of rubble,  the same spirit awoke, the spirit  of selfless and unthinking kindness. An editor sat at his desk  as the work cf rescue drew to  a close and some sort of order  emerged from chaos, and he  wrote: "The Kingdom of Heaven  came to San Francisco, but it  lasted   just   10   days."  The pity of it! The sad and  wasteful pity of it, that people  with such good hearts should  have such  short memories.  ���J. L. R.  Think Wr'thout Confusion  Facts and Not IHusion  MaclNTYRE  For  MACKENZIE  G L E A MIN C  i  Brighten  KITCHEN CABINETS,  furniture and walls  with high quality quick drying Satin-Glo  Enamel.  The rich glowing colors dry to a hard, high-gloss finish.  'Serving the Peninsula'  Gibsons 33 4  THE COAST NEWS, Tues., May 24,  1949 Headlands  LeOSe  'Freddie" Frederickson Passes  sims  esi  SECHELT lost one of its most  highly respected and loved residents on Saturday when Ethel  Irene Frederickson passed away  in St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver,  after a lengthy illness.  Manageress of the Sechelt Inn  from April of 1943 until the  spring of 1949 when she was  hospitalized. Mrs. Frederickson  was very highly thought of not  only by her employers, the Union  Steamships Ltd., but by the  residents of the district.  A champion of Indian rights,  she was responsible for many  prejudices against the local natives being eliminated and having them accepted on a social  par with the white at such public functions as dances, shows,  concerts, etc.  She took many Indian girls  under her wing and treated them  as her own daughters: One girl  she'took with her on a trip to  Alaska and the girl was considered to be an Indian princess  and treated as such. The couple  were welcomed at many public  functions and given the place of  honor at the captain's table  aboard ship. On one occasion the  captain of the ship personally  escorted them over points of interest at one of the stopping  places.  On a trip to California she took  another local Indian girl with  her and she too was treated like  a  member  of the  royal family.  When one of her favorites was  sick she arranged to have her  hospitalized. On the girl's return  she was sent to bed for several  months and Mrs. Frederickson  dug down in her own pocket and  paid to have a bright, sunny  room built for the sick girl so '  that she would have a nice place  to  lie   in.  restaurants in Vancouver. In  1943 she sold her interest "in  Princess Louise Candy and Tea  Room in Vancouver to accept the  position as manageress of the  Sechelt Inn.  Her father, Robert Paul For-  shaw, was' a prominent .contractor, in Canada He specialized in  the construction of cathedrals.  He .was brought from the east  in 1898 to build the Holy Rosary  Cathedral  in  Vancouver.  Left to mourn her passing are  her husband, F. Frederickson, Sechelt; a brother, Albert Forshaw,  of West Vancouver, and three  sisters, Mrs. Vanstone, Los Angeles; Mrs. M. Daly, Portland,  Oregon; Mrs. E. Ruo, Hollywood,  For Log Dump  Granted Again  WORD was received over the  week-end that G. P. Melrose,  deputy minister Of lands, ��� has  extended the lease of the headlands at Gibsons to local loggers  to continue using the area as a  log dumping ground.  The decision was made after  a protest meeting had. been called by residents of the district  who opposed the granting of the  license on the grounds that the  loggers were responsible for the  messy beaches and interefered  with access to the property by  water.  At the meeting James Sinclair,  MP, advocated that a new log  dump be located beyond Hopkins, but until such time as that  was accomplished, the loggers  should be allowed to continue operation  at  the  Headlands.  California.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Mount Pleasant Funeral Directors, and the  funeral will be conducted from  there on Wednesday morning by  the Rev.  Oswald of Gibsons.  Pallbearers will be A. Urqu-  hart, George Rea, E. W. Parr-  Pearson, A. C. MacAdam, Albert  Forshaw,   E.  Enwright.  of  reek  Owing to cancellation of booking of the Community  Hall, the meeting at Roberts Creek scheduled for  May 27, by tHe CCF campaign committee, cannot  be held.  Alternative dates will be advertised as soon as can  be arranged.  ���!P___��p_iiipp.��p_-_��-i-mmpr��c��-n  PENDER HARBOUR  Bv SARAL  The death of Mrs. Frederick-  son, or "Freddie" as she was  known to everj^one on the Peninsula, brought to a close a lifetime of high interest and wonderful accomplishments. Born in  Newfoundland in 1898, she was  brought to Vancouver at the age  of .three where she received her  schooling and won several local  beauty contests.  ��� In' the 1920's she was manageress of a hotel at Moclip, Washington. From that job she joined  Max Factor who was starting to  manufacture and market cosmetics. She attained a very high  position with that rapidly expanding firm before she left to  join a large American drug company.  Returning to Vancouver, she  joined the Vancouver Drug Co.  and held a responsible position  in   their  cosmetic  department.  She travelled extensively during her life, making several trips  as a nurse aboard the Annie  Johnson, a steamship operating  from Los Angeles to Stockholm,  Sweden.  , From 1931 to 1934 she was in  charge of Vaucroft Lodge on  Thornby Island, and later she  managed several coffee shops and  MR. AND Mrs. Ed Wray and infant .daughter, Edna Darleen,  have returned from Vancouver  ' where Edna made her "debut"  on May 1. We hope she soon  learns to  love the Harbour.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Williams of  Nanaimo "are visiting at the home  of Mr. and . Mrs. C. Brown.  Tommy is"'having "''fun chasing  fish around! He's caught a few  ���even had to sit on one to hang  on to it, but I'll admit it's ONE  that didn't get away!  Mrs. C. Brown returned ��� from  the Women's Auxiliary to"C.ana-*  dian Legion provincial convention at Victoria. It was an unforgettable experience, from the  parade to the Cenotaph on the  Sunday, when flowers were placed there in honor of Mother's  Day; church service immediately afterwards; Monday's official  (Continued  on Page  9)  House Trailer  For Sale  8' x 16'. With gas stove,  clothes >��� closet, sink, etc.  Immediate possession. Will  accept light delivery or  roadster as trade or will  sell for  cash.  Apply  JACK'S   AUTOMOTIVE  Sechelt  >w on  The Sensational New  ASTRAL  BABY REFRIGERATOR  PORTABLE���weighs only 60 lbs.  ELECTRIC���Operates on AC or DC  ECONOMICAL���Costs no more than a 40 watt  to operate.  SILENT���no moj'or or moving parts: . -    .  LOW-PRICED���-weir built, only 153.50'  See One In Operation at  a��  light  R'S HARDWA  Village Centre, Sechelt''  r in iiii ii iii i     ii   ni i   iiiiiiiiiiiii'Iiiiiiiii mi  idea  to have a  Suppose you have what you feel is a good opportunity  which calls for bank credit. If one bank cannot seer it  your way, or if you think you-can get a better d��al  elsewhere, you're free to "shop around".  Banks compete to serve the most diversified needs,  no matter how specialized any of them may be ...  personal, business, or farm loans, money transfers,  collections���to name just a few.  More than 95 out of 100 bank loan applications  are decided "right in the field"���in the branches���by.  bank managers who take a personal interest in  serving their customers' individual requirements.  S P O N S O R E D      B Y  YOUR      BAN K By "ARIES'  (Held   over   from   May   16)  MR. DAVE ��nnes of Lincoln and  Scott Logging company suffered a very painful injury to his  foot, however its an ill wind that  blows no good; we noticed Mrs.  Ennes here with Dave' enjoying  the wonderful weather. They are  staying at Sechelt Inn for a few  days. Mrs. Ennes sees many  changes  in  Sechelt.  Very glad to hear that Mrs.  M. Hemstreet (Peggy Clayton to  most of us) is very much better  and out of the hospital but is  not home yet however spending  a few days in Vancouver.  A very pleasant surprise for the  local Liberals at their regular  monthly meeting Monday, May  9, was the attendance of Mr.  Ronald Howard, one time B.C.  Liberal Secretary and. now Mr.'  Sinclair's campaign manager, and  Mr. Ewan McLeod ol& time Liberal organizer. Mr. Howard was  very gratified to find so many  there for the usual business and  the meeting enjoyed an informal  time with the two visitors. We  were very interested to hear as  never "before , the machinery involved in connection with the  running of an election and Mr.  Howard's brief talk on his visit  to the House of Commons recently and also on the convention  when Mr. St. Laurent was made  Prime   Minister.  We wish to welcome to Sechelt  the new manageress at the Inn.  Mrs. Jane Copper the widow of  Major H. W. Cooper who was  killed in action in Caen in 1944.  Mrs. Cooper is from the south  coast of England and tells us  that she entertained many Canadians during the war and made  many friends amongst them. She,  like many other English women,"  worked in the S.A. Canteen. She  has a daughter, still in England  attached to the British navy (being a P.O. in the W.R.N.S.) and  one son Michael who is with her  here in Sechelt and will be attending  our school.  Michael has been in boarding  school on Vancouver Island  where Mrs. Cooper had a position at a resort. She went there  direct from England in  1947.  Mrs. Cooper brings many years  of experience* in the hotel busi-.  ness to us: Major and Mrs. Cooper operated a restaurant in the  Midlands and a country hotel in  the Cotswolds. She and her son  Michael are looking forward to  their sojourn in Sechelt and  hope to make the acquaintance  of the people soon. The friendly  atmosphere has already been  noticed by Mrs. Cooper and appreciated. We for one have noticed the friendly spirit of this  lady who in true English tradition invited your correspondent  for a spot of tea so dear to the  English heart, and we are sure  we can look forward to a'pleasant standard of comfort and hospitality at Sechelt Inn.  Well its a certainty that we  can't please everyone and its aiso  an old saying and a true one that  there is something wrong with  the person that everyone agrees  with. As for us if we are 'agin it'  we'll say so, that is our privilege.  The items in our column in this  paper are our own and not the  responsibility of the Editor.' Naturally he deletes a few items that  don't sound so good but we do  take, exception to being blamed  for something in which we had  no part. We refer to the startling  headline in last week's Coast  News about "Canadian Legion  refuses firemen use of the Hall."  Well here is that famous opinion just spoken about. ..Refused  the hall, well, why not? Does  the Community ever give anything free gratis and for nothing  to these veterans? These men  paid for years for , the privilege  of sitting in the Tea room of Union Steamships Co. amongst the  debris of Saturday night's dance  and the odd'rat or two. The W.A.  also paid every month and quite  often had to climb through the  window to hold the meeting (the  key was often missing). Finally  the Legion were able to obtain a  lot at a very reasonable figure  from a lady in Vancouver who  was in sympathy with the problems of our veterans and through  hard work on the part of Secretary Jack Mayne and Treasurer  Frank French she finally parted  with her property. All the old  veterans gave a few dollars, even  those on the smallest pensions  gave their five dollars, which^  meant that they would that  month go without something  needed. They have struggled along and have now gone into  debt to give Sechelt and of  course themselves a larger hall.  We for one regret this action as  the smaller hall was adequate for  the Legion affairs. If various organizations expect to get it rent  free where will the Legionaires  make Hheir revenue? If they go  bankrupt Provincial Command  takes over. After all, the Legion  is a voluntary organization also,  it does a lot of good never heard  of by the general public, have  numerous calls for their cash and  many cases of distress amongst  their own people of which a  grateful public he^ars very little  and does even "less.  The hall has from time to time  been donated free to the Teenagers, the V.O.N, clinic and others. The time now has come for a  charge to be made to get the  veterans out of the red as it  were. If one group of people get  it free others will expect it too.  It's too bad such a controversy  has  arisen. ,  These   men   are   heroes   every  TKE COAST NEWS. Tues., May 24.  1949  5  one of them in spite of their  many shortcomings. They still  suffer from sickness and wounds  and sacrifices beyond all telling.  Let us- see their side of the picture, and instead of knocking  them give them a helping hand.  They pay their, fire insurance,  and if the local group feels that  their hall should burn to the  ground in case of fire, "we feel  sure there is not one man in our  volunteer fire department that  hasn't got the greatest respect  for our war veterans both old  and new and who would not come  tearing to their assistance in time  of trouble.  We happened to attend an informal meeting at the Legion  Hall recently where plans were  being discussed on the advisabil-  (Continued on  Page  14)      ,  MARINE SUPPLY  Compare Our Prices.  Delnor Frozen Foods  Ice Cream  Groceries  "Vesh  Meats  and  Vegetables  Hardware  Drygoods  Shell Oil  -ish Camp  We now have increased  refrigeration for handling  of perishables.  Pender Harbour, B.C.  [erhert Gargra  and  frank Mckenzie  YOUR LOCAL PROVINCIAL AND FEDERAL CANDIDATES  WEDNESDAY, May 25th. at LEGION HALL. SECHELT  THURSDAY. May 26th. at SCHOOL HALL, GIBSONS  ALL MEETINGS AT 8:00 P.M.  ON JUNE 15 th ��� VOTE ��� HERBERT GARGRAVE  i? *M*pV*^B*a*fc$Nm|Vif-rsi  C-I-L PAINTS can take it! They  have the lasting beauty, \ he rugged  resistance to wear and weather,  which mean true paint economy.  For walls and woodwork, use C-I-L  Interior Gloss, Semi-Gloss or  Flat Wall Paint. . . C-I-L  Varnishes for natural wood.  CBLUX Enamel is ideal for  .furniture ��� outdoors and in.  Yes, and automobiles, too.  Goes on smoothly, dries  quickly ��� and how it lasts!  See your C-I-L Paint Dealer  There's a C-I-L ,"Finish for  every painting need. Whenever  you paint . . . whatever you  paint ... it pays to see your  C-I-L Paint Dealer firstv  GIBSONS BMLMI.0 SUPPLIES  GIBSONS, B.C. THE COAST NEWS, Tues.. May 24. 1949 been taken in the fall of Hon.f  "��� " Kong.   He was a Staff Sergeant  Radio   is   going  to  help  locate  MORE ABOUT  doctors for emergency calls when ^FCWFT T  Continued from Page 2  with the Quebec Rifles. Batt was  sorry to hear that Jack is still  suffering from his experience as  a   prisoner   of  the  Japs   and   is  whose wife, mother-in-law,  eight-year-old daughter and 20-  year-old son are all. practising  "social nudists."  "It is much more than that,  however/' his vivacious wife interjected. "We feel that only  through such wholesome nudism      can we rid ourselves of a  false  modesty or a sense of shame ab-  by Jack  Scott  out our bodies. We hope, for the  sake of bur young people's morals,    that    eventually    we    can  ���WJ.     ������ ���.     ��,���.,  ail��_xl _______   xw*_x_^ s-x-_6 pp.,  ���^ . break  down  the wall    of    prej-  ushered in with another  chorus from school.  She is the daughter  ���E���ST ^tle suggestion of udice and prudishness ��:  of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Brooker.   __sul5_m_er_ ^.i* jh�� ^ a���n^f"J      This was the general tenor of  the new station for that purpose  is  completed  in New York.  The ^ - italized in Montreal.  doctor  using   the  service  carries Ken  Whitaker,    Mrs.  Ruby Ray, *      ^  a small portable receiver  An in- Ted  Osborn,  Mr.  and Mrs. Ted      Local   girl   makes   -good.    We  dividual code number is assigned Osborn   jr.,  Mr.  William Morri- ^<^J%��1^��^  to  him,  which  is  repeated  over son.   After midnight congratula- Alexander    Murray,    Vancouver  the  air at regular intervals un- tions   were   offered   Mrs.   Molly wholesale building supplies.   We  m THE nAW  til  he  hears   it  and   reports  by McColl    as    her    birthday    was  shall miss Yvonne going to and  telephone to the station.  .  of Happy Birthday to You  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  A Complete  Hairdressing  Service  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  A very pleasant party  at the  Congratulations, Yvonne.  day now I expect to see a news- their  enthusiasm   The     desCrib-  paper   announcement   that     the members covered only in  home of Mr   and Mrs   A   Gib-   ., The  ***** WeSt YSN  *S" ?&nad���    Sunbath/nS    ^ocia~ embarTaSnt      but     at    their  bCS   Sechelt  West   recently  in  >liary   ,eld their monthly meet- tion  has   come   out  of  hiberna- ^    minutes."    An  oons    secnen.   west,   recermy   in and  social  afternoon  at  the tion   again. p..w.v  ladv  Qittine  in  the  sun  b^nglunf^Cardr^ere "en    h��m%"% *��   ^recess      1 ^^ SPGnt * ^^ *T ^app^y sfa^ing'up'the h��t and  I joyed   and  those  PrLelf were T*8-     eCl It    JZf! (fully clothed) with foUr ��f the knitting.     "A  sense  of  modesty  i l��Z ?l/��!L��fr^.lll   L��� XTX.   during     the     summer^    months. country's  most  determined  nud- and natu  or  "naturists" as thejr pre- ing nothing more than a coat of  .       .,   -.v..   -O be known���one of whom  ���      is  a charming and white-haired  | Mr. and Mrs. W. Deane, Mr. and  Tho^T nresent were" Mrs "Berry   ^ntry's  most  determine*,  nud- and naturalness" in spite of wear  i Mrs.   Stewart   Killick,   Mr.   and VON n?e3tot   Mrs   Marv Red- fts-or  "naturists' as thejr pre- ing  iwr���.--* tj.-r^^.^  tuiL   a   T5_,^_  VON President, Mrs. Mary rcea   fer to be kn0Wn���one of whom tan  QUALIFIED  ELECTRICIAN  Wiring and  Repairs  Work Done Right!  Call or Write  H. A. Newcomen  Secheit,.' B.C.  Phone 59C  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings   by  Appointment  Every  day  except  Thursday  Why   go  to   Vancouver for  Optical  Service?  Mrs. E. E. Redman, Mrs. A. Red-  _���,-_,      CPf.rptarv    Mrq     ^^j.-. ���           _.       -           __      u-*.,. i,,., ��w .          ���    .  man, Mr. and Mrs. C. Taylor, Mr. Securer    Mrs    J    Evans    Mrs 1S  a/ha+r���nS and white-haired ��In our group there is no feel-  and Mrs. W. B. Billingsley, Mr.  fSsM�� t ^oom  Mrs." 8���*���^  ��nly  recently   con- ing   of   other   , members     being-  and Mrs. A.  Gibbons, Mrs. Utt-  �� Hansen   Mrjr  MccS MrJ Vfted t0 the+   ^olesome value nudists,  but simply people  who  ley,   Mrs.   A.   R.   Grey,  Mrs.  ��.   gav^dsoTk^s  PcstSalte  and ��* ,exP��^re to    the    f^^5' are interested in having healthy  Brooker   and   Mrs.   Dora   Doyle.  Mr^E   Redman               ' ^ S0.hef are ?�����e f . k *T bodies and minds'" Said the ^  Refreshments  were very  attrac-  MrSl *" Kedman- facts about one typical club at a retary,   an   earnest  ydung     civil  tively served and very enjoyable.      Mrs. Cooper, the newly arrived location   which   shall   go   name- servant,  who  takes regular  "air  hostess, entertained Sunday eve- less/        _       *                                     baths".in a canvas enclosure in '  Back from  town  after  a  few  nmg   when   she   made   welcome There  are   about  35  members his back yard,  days holiday is Mrs. Violet Deane   members of the .Union staff and of   this   particular   club     Which      "We   try   to   get   conservative. ,  looking very well after a  little  0ther residents. A very nice ges- was   organized   in     1940.     Their congenial, intelligent types," the j  change of scenery.                            !ture,   and  a  very  good  way   of first request to journalists is to  secreiarv   said.   "One   fellow,   a j  Tv/Tr.    or.,.   Tv/r��.c    A^rom   T?i*nhr  becoming- acquainted.        . be not. confused with individual  magnificent   Tarzan,   was   inord- V  Mr. and   Mrs.   Andrew   Fleck                       . -      __          _ ^     e . free-lance     nudists.     The     club  inately  proud  of his    physique. ,  and baby Bryce were here from      Major Gillingham of the  Sal- operates Cn two-and-a-half acres  Kept  climbing  trees and so on. j  Vancouver for a few days holi-   Vation Army has again made his of isolated privately-owned prop- We had to ask for his resigna-  day-                                                        call with reference to the forth- erty  described   as   ��.a. 45.minute ticn:"                                               * \  Calling on us from Vancouver   coming   appeal   for   funds      We climb from a bus line<��                       A  mimeographed  club    paper ;  was Miss Marchant   who taught     ����� ����� ^gleh�� Here the menders spend hdi- caned ' ^ ���g^ \.^ J  S&JT   "                                   ^Xa^t^S^ fhTp_^errant7=r_k,.h.us��eI;   ^at^ ?���� ^S. \  many  iayors   oebiowea    wiuwui sw;mmina    ;���  a    dooi     r>lavina issue   contains     this     persuasive j  Mr.   Hopper   of   Powell   River P^and^^^ kif ly^nter^st of swunmmg^m, a  %��    ffi^ th      ht:   ���If  the tow, compelled  was a recent visitor to the dist-    Sally Arm  .It is; a.veg^worthy J^             horse.sho^s/ taring all plants and trees to be wrap- .  rrct.    -                                                 while .Christian   approacn   wnen *-          ��                                          =��,      d .    cloth except for a smalI ft  a hungry  man    or    woman    is noxmng r>ui snoes.                            ^                               ** ^  Old     acquaintances     got     to-  found food and shelter. Over 60      The       membership       consists -^^ ���0��l����  grow  and ��  gether recently when Mrs. J. B.  years   ago   the   Salvation   Army mainly of husbands and    wives, nrojllr,p af +uPir ^yU %jn�� ���  Thomson,    houseguest    of    Mrs.  used to row down from Vancou- in some cases  with- their  child-  ^luuuce d1, uieu  uebU  iNU- ;  Frank French, met Batt Macln-   ver  to what is now known    as ren but the executive has set an^ IX/rrrm DctV^ H&TG   tyre.    Mrs.    Themson    lived    at  Brockton Point to hold services arbitrary ratio  of eight men  to" *J %-*llls_        ^     " j  Powells River   and   knows   Batt  for  the  Indians  and  white  set- five   women,   a  ruling    dictated Keep Foods Fresh \  well and thinks  this riding has  tiers  there.   On through  all the by the fact that there are con- WtTtt   ^arm      eather     comes  been very wise in their nomin-  years the problem of the home- siderably more applications from  the danger of poisoning    from  ation.    Apparently   he   is   very  less and friendless has been close ,single rnen  than   single  women.  f     ,   er__.iinew.    tt r0      ���L   -oc;     \  popular In his home town.   They  to the hearts of the Sally Ann A   further   ruling   bars   married *����J*sp'��": ^^XT^+Jm^    Sr.  PO_.  hctd lots to talk about since they Workers  last met.  The  Army    is    appealing  for to participate.  Try Some Fresh, Crispy . .  Lettuce  Spinach  i  Mr. Jack Thomson was  over-   $250,000.     This   money  will    be      The   regulations   at. the .camp riSrafed*00018^ ^  pr��perly  ref"  seas  and  a prisoner   of war   in  used to help with the building of prohibit  liquor,  snapshots  with-      tut.-,.*,   '     noT.f_.iT.ir._r  miiv  nnri    l  Japan   for    four    years,    having  a net citadel and a new hostel, out the consent of the subjects, pi   ar^P  m^niTnn   of     '                                            =g. This latter is very necessary as "undue   demonstrations    of    af - g��deras rfShJ? ?!anv^Sibt ah-  S?'i?nJSwmaSf ?h?JaLl? no ?Cli��"'" n0n"hudisl Visit��rs and ouT the 'freshness offood^it is  turned   away   as . there   was   no dogs. ���       .    t ,     ���    chancec.  sleeping   accommodation   for      The four members who    con- W��e/t ^TzarllzTShave   it   \  g^Vfll63^^^!^^"^ t0 ^1S inteTeW. ^ re" ���*�� thlng"stogmacTpumpe        '  Legion  will  help  with  the  col- served   and   unspectacular   peo-  _X  lection of funds as they  always pie   who   discuss   their     interest  have. So when called upon,, give, with  a  solemn manner  and re  and give generously.  Radishes  Celery  Cucumbers  Tomatoes  Asparagus  Rhubarb  AND ALL THE TRIMMINGS!  Village Meat Market  Phone 56  Sechelt  Butter-churning      by      water-  fer to it not merely as a hobby power. That is the method used   .;  Coalition   campaign  hea'dquar- or diversion,  but ��a       way    of.for many years in Val^is, Switz- fj  <..������ ���_,T1 ^__.rt��� ^u^i.,- ;��� +v.�� rM/i llfe- erland.     The   butter   barrel     or  ,  SwSS S/SJ! tSI "We believe in gettinS ma^" wooden churn filled with cream )j:  l^ei7?L?5^.   niorcro ^JwS. mum  benefits of sun,  light and  is fastened to the water-wheel in V  andMrsS ��SS wm be air thro^h exercise a^d ex" the bed ��* the river. The same I;  ����*=!_*- +n a.,Z ^fn^niiorf Posure," said the association force that turns the water-wheel }.���  SllTL?"se/Zmt^ml President,   an    ex-Army    officer churns the butter. l|  ficulty arises. f l��lim!��!l!IHII!ail!IBIIIin!i|_aiilM  Scientists   at   Cornell   Univer- g  sity  made  a  phonograph record m  of the sound produced by a moth |  eating cloth. The moth was im- ���  prisoned in a cloth sack and had a  to eat its way out. The sound of =_��  the chewing was produced on a B  super-sensitive   microphone   and ���  ^recorded. - a  The Canadian Rocket Society g  plans to launch a rocket from m  earth to the mon in 1960.      *      "  SUNSET HARDWARE STORE  Phone Gibsons, 32  .  ti  _��!  luiiiaiiiii-p  SECHELT DISTRICT  Voters!  for any information about the  Ejections Act or Voters List  Phone Sechelt 62  COALITION HEADQUARTERS  Old Forestry Building  Inserted by The Mackenzie Coalition Committee  LOGGERS!  We have been successful in completing arrangements to offer yoti  Logging Trade Tires  at  ��  Vancouver Prices  SILVER GRILLE  Service Station  Wilson Creek Batt Mclntyre  By CHERRY WHITAKER  A^ SECHELT, the opening guns  in the June 15 provincial election have been fired.  On Monday evening, May 16,  in the pavilion, B. M. "Bat" Maclntyre, Coalition "candidate for  the Mackenzie riding, addressed  a large audience.  E. Parr Pearson, president of  the local Liberal Association,  first introduced Harry Davies,  campaign manager for the candidate. Mr. Davies gave a brief  and concise sketch of the candidate's  background.  In a well integrated address,  Mr. Maclntyre expressed his belief that the issue before the  people was very clear���a choice  of vcting Coalition, which on  the strength of its past record  he believes to be the best government the province has ever  had, or of voting CCF which  advocating socialism and state  control could prove a costly experiment to the progress of British Columbia.  In speaking of the Coalition  achievements   he   mentioned:  1. Hospitalization Plan ��� A  definite step in the right direction. He refuted the popular notion that there are insufficient  beds available by stating in effect that there are enough but  not in the right places���a situation which is being remedied by  degrees.  2. The $30,000,000 Highway  Program.  tie went on to say that the  educational system of B.C. is  the most advanced in Canada  (he appealed to the people to  vote "Yes" on the coming school  bylaw in District 46); that iri the  field of social service B.C. is the  first province to augment old age  pensions; that the Aluminum Co.  has been induced to spend up to  $2,000,000 in research in the  province,' and in the event of a  site in Bute Inlet or Gardiner  Canal being chosen the company  would be prepared to spend 300  to 350 million, in the process  creating a-city of 50,000..  At this point Mr. Maclntyre  stated thai it was not his intention to knock ihe opposition,  merely to express his beliefs and  leave ihe choice to the people.  Bui it was his belief thai neither  the people nor capital needed io  build ihe province would be attracted by a socialist government.  In reference to the province  as a whole, he promised that if  elected  he  would  advocate:  Amendment to Bill 39^ to  change the L5i percent vote in  favor of striking to a 66% majority.  Amendment of the Compensation Act to boost the 2500 maximum to 3500 in order to prevent a lowering of the standard  of living while on compensation.  An increase in pensions to  widows with two children to not  less than $100 monthly.  Mr. Maclntyre said, in speaking of the Mackenzie riding, that  with its approximate 2000 miles  of coastline, stretching from the  north shore of Howe Sound to  Bella Coola, there is no more  important riding in the province,  with its five major industries,  logging, fishing, pulp and cement making, and lime production; with open ports, potential  water supply, protected waters  in. inlets, it could be one of the  finest resort areas in the country.  He pointed out that with representation on1 the side of the  government better things can be  had. If elected he' would fight  for bigger appropriations for the  district..  For the Peninsula Mr. Maclntyre felt- that surfacing should  be started on the roads and com-  _H,________H______n_s_-_B_Hn_n_____B  9   *& .*  mon sense dictated that a cer-  tin amount be- done each year.  He would advocate continuance  of the Squamish road down the  north side to Gibsons, which  would bring tourists to the Peninsula.  The address ended with a  promise if elected to visit every  poll at least once a year and' an  appeal to get out and vote.  In regard to a question from  Mrs. Alice French regarding the  payment of hospital insurance  for veterans, Mr. Maclntyre replied that the matter is a federal affair and that one of the  resolutions at the forthcoming  Canadian Legion convention in  Victoria would be asking that the  Department of Veterans Affairs  pay the hospital insurance.  In answer to questions regarding a liquor store at Sechelt and  the necessity of holding a plebiscite, Mr. Maclntyre replied that  a liquor store was a service we  should have on the Peninsula  unless the majority were opposed to it, and that while a plebiscite was not necessary, he himself would not be so foolish as  to advocate one without first  finding out the wishes of the  people.  A question regarding the In-  'dian franchise brought the reply,  that the provincial granting gave  only the right to vote.  Last, but not least in the meeting, Clarence Joe, Sechelt representative of the Native Brotherhood of B.C., spoke briefly on  the subject. In effect, he said  that expecting the federal government to move first the granting of the right to vote by the  provincial government took them  by surprise.. While considered as  adults they are still wards of  the federal government and the  vote only gives them power to  voice their grievances to the  government. The Native Brotherhood is waiting for a new federal  act and hopes it will give them  full privileges. B.C. is the first  province to grant voting power  to  the Indians.  MORE ABOUT  Students Plead  (Continued  from   Page   1)  New schools for us to that we'll  lay.  Ccme, come and vote on "twenty  eight";  Vote yes and be our trusted  friend  And believe me, your vote's the  weight.  Which will start us on the upward  trend.  So  remember,  friend,  only this;  Nobody loses in this deal;  For education really is  As   important  as  a   real   square  meal.  Allan Nuotio,  Age 11,  Silver   Sands   School.  WHY A NEW SCHOOL  AT MADEIRA  The little schools are hard to  teach and the teacher - has too  many grades in one class room  and the children have not enough oxygen in a small school We  will get better education if we  have just one teacher for one or  two grades. The better schools  we get we will get better teachers. High School teachers are  very hard to get in the small  school. In these small schools we  do not have an inside toilet. We  have ugly outside toilets and  they gather a lot of flies. Then  MORE   ABOUT  Maclntyre Makes  (Continued From Page 1)  they all agreed that he was "a  fine type of a man, and very  sincere," which sums it all up  in   a  nutshell.  James Sinclair, MP, a very interested spectator in the audience, said-he "couldn't resist a  political meeting." He was on  his way to Roberts Creek, where  he and his family have a summer home for the season. He  will address meetings here June  6 in the afternoon at Granthams,  and in the evening of that day  in Gibsons. Mr. Maclntyre promised that he would have Hon. Mr.  Carson on the platform here with  him at a further meeting June  8, when he will get some statement from the minister on roads,  pur burning question.  THE COAST NEWS, Tues., May 24, 1949  7  at  the    flies come and- rest on our twenty-eighth  food.   But in the new school  at Be sure to be here on time*  Madiera   we  would  have   inside Vote   yes    for    the    school  toilets and a nice washroom. More Madiera  people would move in and would And you'll be a friend of mine.  only have  to   pay  a little more Donna   Brown,  taxes. Age 9  years,  Oh  come  to   our   school   on  the Silver   Sands  School.  Don't Let Household  and Garden Pests  Get You Down!  We Have a FulLLine of Tested  and Proven  INSECTICIDES  ALLOVER LIME SULPHUR SOLUTION ____ 1 gal. 1.35  D.D.T., 25%  _  16-oz. 1.75  INSECTICIDE-FUNGICIDE D.D.T.  POWDER ___. 35c  P.D.T. GARDEN DUST.  85c  NAPHTHALENE FLAKES  Ib. 35c  ARSENATE OF LEAD   ib. 40c  BORDEAUX MIXTURE  Ib. 40c  BLACK LEAF 40   39c and 1.20  ~ j  622 INSECT REPELLENT LIQUID AND CREAM  A   light application  to the  skin  prevents  bites  from  mosquitoes,  black  flies,  sandflies.  Liquid and Cream ��� 59c  0  NOXALL EARWIG BAIT 35c  50% D.D.T. WETTABLE POWDER  FOR PAINT OR SPRAY  1.25  CREOLIN  _"...: .'.- 25c and 85c  BENEXANE. for carrot rust fly   Ib.  50c  ELKAY MOTH FUME CRYSTALS, 29c, 55c and 2.25  WOODS MOTH KILLER BLOCKS  15c and 25c  LANG'S   DIttTGS  PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS  GIBSONS Two Stores SECHELT  AM LV  AM LV  PM LV  PM LV  *2.30  *5.30  7.00  5.15  2.45  5.45  7.05  9.20  2.50  5.50  7.10  9.25  2.55  5.55  7.15  9.30  3.00  6.00  7.25  9.45  3.15  6.15  7.50  10.05  3.40  6.40  AM LV  Tuesday - Wednesday  AM LV  Thursday and Friday    PM LV  PM LV  ;: 10.20  12.00  ���7.00  *9.25  10.45 11.00 11.05 11.10  12.25 12.40 12.45 12.50  7.25    7.36 7.40    7.45  9.45 10.00 10.05 10.10  1.15  11.15  1.00  7.50  10.15 10.30  AM LV  AM LV  AM LV  PM LV  PM LV  PM LV  *6.50 7.00  9.15  *12.00  *2.30 2.45  *5.30 5.45  11.15 11.30  7.05  9.20  12.05  2.50  5.50  11.35  7.10  9.25  12.10  2.55  5.55  11.40  7.15  9.30  12.15  3.00  6.00  11.45  7.25  9.45  12.30  3.15  6.15  11.55  7.50  10.05  12.55  3.40  6.40  12.15  Saturday  AM LV  AM LV  PM LV  PM LV  PM LV  :::10.20 10.45 11.00 11.05 11.10 11.15  12.00 12.25-12.40 12.45 12.50    1.00  1.15  *3.45 4.05  *7.00 7.25  *9.25    9.45  4.20  7.35  10.00  v4.25  7.40  10.05  4.30  7.45  10.10  4.35    4.50  7.50    8.05  10.15 10.30  PM  PM  LV  LV  -2.30  s5.30  2.45  5.45  2.50  5.50  2.55  555  3.00  6.00  3.15  6.15  3.40  6.40  Sunday  AM LV  AM LV  PM LV  PM LV  * 10.20 10.45  12.00 12.25  *7.00 7.25  *9.25    9.45  11.00  12.40  7.35  10.00  11.05  12.45  7.40  10.05  11.10  12.50  .7.45  10.10  11.15  1.00 1.15  7.50 8.05  10.15 10.30  ���p  g B  ���& B  ���7< CO  cm  w  -4->  CD'S  O ;-.  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AM  10.45  PM.  5.30  ��  PM  6.00 s  THE COAST NEWS. Tues., May 24,  1949  ^mm^ssmmms^mmmsmAXjmimjmj^s  By MRS. C. HARPER  ._���'--v_V..-.:"vJrg_.��� i.^j.[^-_..<-^-i. ...���.������������.������.,���������--:."-���.  : ������������ ul-" ��� ������/--'-v ��� M#��� 1 _i" ��� ��� T_T ^* __* ��� ^_"-.  DULUX  WHITE  & Foundation  Blocks  ��  Finished  Lumber  �� Lumber  �� Paints and  Wall Tints  Let Us Quote  Our Prices  On-  �� Cement  �� Bricks  ��� Roofing  �� Mouldings  ��� Sash. Doors  and Frames  �� Wall Boards  # Builder's  Hardware  �� Mill Work  By E. NESTMAN  By H. I. L.  MR.   AND   Mrs.   Fred   Klein   of ~    -~"~~ ~~  Kleindale passed through here (Held" over from May  16)  last week on their way to Van-  THEY   TELL  me  Mr.   and   Mrs.  couver for a brief visit. Marden  have  left for  Vernon.  (Held" over from May' 16)  BIRTHDAY   greeting^   to     Alan  Bruyneel   who? celebrated   his  eighth birthday on May 8, with  FLOOR SANDER RENTAL  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLY  "Everything for the Builder"  GIBSONS. B.C. PHONE 53  Mr, Anne Burns, secretary of  ��*- ^ V^S^M  ��f* Tl^^l^  ^v,^11001^2!31^   mu c?mpany  their daughter has left for Eng-  *ost ,to   a  number   of  hlS   llttle  ���with Miss Maclean, school nurse,  land fo    send the nexttwo    ears frxends.  rS��*^X^^<&&  ^th her husband. Mrs. R, Liste and small daugh-  , was up this way last week. He      DoiVt  forget  folks  te  get  out.   ^^a f^ysllt we^k  IZkT�� VhSi    hP?U   S        and   VOte   ��n   May   28   for   that to   see   her  mother   and  family,  the school children here. school  plebiscite,   we  sure   need Mrs.  A<  E.  House  and to bring  Ken Whitaker  of Sechelt also that new school,  and the  child- back daughter Bernice, who has  paid our school a short visit. ren will certainly benefit by it, been   visiting   her   grandparents  Plans  are now. completed  for the new gym, cafeteria, home ec- since Easter,  the   annual   Sports'   Day   to   be onomics,   work   shop   for >   boys,  held at Irvine's Landing on May everything  they   ever ' dreamed The joint  meeting  of the  Se-  23.                                                       * abcut,   they   should   have   these chelt   and   Selma   Park   V.O.N.  x  Nancy-Reid  of Irvine's Land- things,   they   have   them   in   the auxiliaries held on May 6 in the     ;  ing   School  has   won the  honor city,   and   goodness   knows   our Selma  Hall was most enjoyable  of   May   Queen    Representative children are every bit as bright and a great success. Mrs. J. Red-  for Silver Sands is Bernice Han- as  any city  child,  and  are  eer- man,  president of Selma  group,     ,  son, with Sylvia Gee as  flower tainly   entitled   to   the   best.   So opened   the   meeting   and    wel-    ,  girl vote riSht folks ��� ��� ��� YES- corned  Mrs.  G.  Collmson,  presi-    ;  -,".         r.    i       ������*������*    ��� ' dent of Sechelt group, who con-    /  Five schools will participate m For where 1 sit> j have a won_ ducted their business.  the    event    this    year     Irvine s  ^erful view of an old apple tree,      The   Gibsons     Auxiliary     are i  Landing   Pender   Harbour   Sup-  just ioaded with blooms, and its anxious  to  repeat  their  concert j  enor    Madeira ^Park,   Kleindale   a   picture>   its    wonderful    how  and play at Sechelt so June 3 was j  . -r__���     _��. o                              quick   we   have   forgotten     that set as the tentative date, watch ,��j  hard winter, and how nature has for further announcement of this /;  protected all the flowers, plants,, event. P  and trees. Right now to me this      There will be a tea on June 15 |  is the most glorious time of the in   the  garden   of  Mrs.   J.   Red- 7!  year,  when everything  is  at  its man's home at Selma Park. $  greenest and freshest, the tulips,      It was decided to adjourn fur- j;,  the  lilacs,  yes  we all have our ther   meetings   for   the   summer. j\  troubles, some more than others, A joint meeting will be held in /(j  but time is a, wonderful healer,  September  at  Sechelt,  to    meet :i<  and if we would lift up our eye&, the new president,  Mrs. Meikle.  and  Silver  Sands.  VOTER  Think Without Confusion  VOTE ON  Facts and Not Illusion  MaclNTYRE  For MACKENZIE  ._'  It's Ml British Columbia!  We British Columbians should neglect no opportunity to gain  a wider knowledge of this great Province of ours; of its immensity, its magnificence, its infinite variety.  Let the Coast dweller visit the Interior, let the dweller in  the Interior visit the Coast���-both will find that complete  change of scene and atmosphere which is so essential to a  successful vacation.  All over the Province are Lodges, Hotels, Auto Courts and  Camps, Dude Ranches, and Fishing-resorts, able and ready  to cater to your every vocational need.  British Columbia's "Visitor Industry" is a highly important  factor in our provincial economy. Every British Columbian  can help* in its development.  ���.N*.  TOURIST SERVICE EDUCATIONAL WEEK  June 1st to 7th  sponsored by the CANADIAN ASSN. OF TOURIST AND  PUBLICITY BUREAUS���a nation-wide organization which _  operates in every province and includes everyone associated  with this great industry.  The object is to impress upon the people of Canada the extent and  value of the "Visitor Industry."   Its slogan is ...  "Courtesy Pays"  British Columbia is noted for its courtesy, for its friendly  attitude towards "the stranger within its gates/' It brings us  more than Visitors; it brings us Settlers, people who come to  make their homes with us.  We know that this campaign will have the support of every  citizen of British Columbia.  The British Columbia Government Travel Korean  DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY/  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, VICTORIA, B.C.  SE. G. Rowebottom,  Deputy Minister.  Hon. Leslie H.  Eyres,  Minister.  165  Ll  BOWEN ISLAND  By PEARL PUNNETT  and give thanks to Him above, At the close of the meeting re-  well, we'll all weather the storms, freshments were served and en- m  and always after winter comes joyed by: Mrs. L. S. Jackson and ��.  spring. Let's enjoy' it all while Mrs. Mike Jackson, president of |j  we can. God's still in His Heaven "Wilson Creek auxiliary. Mrs. E. 0  and all's right with the world. Prendagast,   Mrs   H.     Stockwell, t  _.. . . ���   .     ������. .  . ,     Mrs. G. Collinson, Mrs.. H. Brook-  |,;!  .    The municipal office certainly Mrs   R   Cook6j Mrs H.  Bel.   |l  got themselves a real "Jim Dan- lingsiey. Mrs. G. Powell, Mrs. R. X  dy" safe. So erne of these days Neison au Qf Sechelt, and Miss t  real soon, we 11 have that office Irvine Mrs. c. Prince, Mrs. J. (���.  open officially a few hours a day, McGuiness, Mrs. Gilbertson, Mrs. V  and have some use out of it. G Wigard, Mrs. F. Wheeler, Mrs. f  Well folks it looks like summer K. Wood, Mrs. T Walker, Mrs. |  is here. Now we can groan ab- W. Schott, Mrs. F Willow, Mrs j,  out the heat, and start watering B- Lang and Mrs. J. Redman, all ���*���  the garden again, its one merry ��* Selma Park. ���  .  round of pleasure, or is it. Our  constable will be taking two  weeks holiday at the end, of the  month, and he tells me he is going to Edmonton. Find it pretty  warm there Pete. ��,.��,���_   ��,~ . llTA    ,    ���   lls  GLAD   TO    welcome  ��� "Doctor"   !j(]  The  small  fry  are  swimming, Tommy   Smith   our  First   Aid  brr, water much too cold for an man back to. the Island for the   fj  oldster like me, I like it steam- summer months. His headquart-  ||  heated,  but they sure have  the ers are on the Union Estate near /||  time of their young lives down the 'store.                                              If  there. ��� *        t<5  Mr. and Mrs. Billy Browne Jr.,  f|  Passed away after a lengthy of Vancouver were staying at M  illness  George Knowles, of Gib- Grafton Bay last weekend. If  sons,  who leaves to mourn his ||  passing his wife, and son Gordon. Very sorry to report the pass- ,!fr|  He was buried from United ing of Mrs. Margaret Davies on pf  Church with Rev. T. Moore of- May 12 in North Vancouver Hos- }$  ficiating. to Seaview Cemetery, prtal in her 73rd year. She is sur- jf  W. Graham yi charge of funeral, vived by her husband at Bowen ||  and three sisters in the States.       M  Miss   Mary     McLean,     Public ��� fi  Health nurse for this district will The B.C. Library Association \|  be leaving, about the end of the held their 38th annual conference ||  month, she is going to Sweden oh May 15 and 16 at-the Bowen ||  to attend the nurses convention Island Inn. Lbrarians from all ��J  in that country. She will later over B.C. attended. They eer- ||  visit England and Switzerland, tainly had lovely weather for i|  The new nurse will be Mrs. B. their visit. |:|  Dando. ���_��������_,.,.��� ���   .    -,* 'ii  Mr. C. Poole of Vancouver had  $|  Board of Trade have started been staying at Bowen for a few ||  work on the Municipal beach, and days and was returning to Van- /|  with bulldozer clearing away all couver on Friday night when he ^  debris, and deadheads off the collapsed and passed away on  beach, work going ahead with the "Sammie'V He and his family  the merchants turning out in had been regular summer visit-  great style, mixing cement, arid Qrs to the Island fo;r a great num-  building a wall, this wall to hold ber of years. He is survived by  the sand that is washed in by the three daughters and one son. -  tide, and it is to be hoped a real  sandy beach will come out of all Pleased to see Mr. Art" King the  this. When park and beach are butcher at the store for the siirn-  oompleted it will certainly be an mer. This is his second year here.  asset to the area. ���*/_.-,_-   -d_-+.*.    -.Tr,..,*-.    ��� _,    ��..*' i.  Mrs. Betty Weston is away to   th  Mrs. E. E. Bowman has taken Victoria for a few days visiting   \\  up residence in Vancouver. The friends.  new owners of her home are Mr. ,_.      ���    ,   __       _ .     _    _.    _..  and  Mrs.     Lars.    Haaland     and ^   and   Mrs.   Eric   CardmaU,  daughter Ruth. We welcome them who were married on May 7 are  and trust they will feel at home Jack from their honeymoon and  here. Mrs..Bowman's friends all the -former   is   workmg   on   the  wish her every good thing in her Union estate.for the summer.  abode. She was president of the  W.I. last year and the pianist for who is leaving towards the end  the United Church W.A. for the of ther month for their new home  2nd year. in Vancouver. Mrs. E. MacAlpine  _, X.   . ' .__._     was   appointed  treasurer  in her  At a large attended    monthly pjace  meeting   of   the   United   Church  W.A. the date for the fall tea Remember the date of the Gar-  was set as Friday, December 2. ,den Tea on Friday, June 3 at  This will be. held in the Church 2.30 p.m. at the home of Mr. and  Hall and will take the place of Mrs. G: A7 Marsden; the Sunri'y-  the usual Christmas Bazaar. The bank Cottage, in the Headlands.  Missionary topic of this meeting This is to be held under the aiis-  was taken by Mrs. J. Newman, pices of the Gibson group of Un-  the convenor. With deep regret ited Church W.A., Mrs.. M. Kidd  the W.A. accepted the resigna- leader. Watch for further an-  tion of Mrs. N. Lowes, treasurer,   nouneement.  I  ..(  J  $  t HALF IVSOON BAY-      SCOUT AND CUB  W  By  MURIEL  WELSH  THE MANY friends of Mr.  and  Mrs. Thomas Beasley of Kelowna, who fcr many years residents at Halfmoon Bay, will be  sorry to hear of the serious illness of their elder son, Billy.  The young man is confined to  hospital and has had several X-  rays and tests to determine the  the cause of his illness.  Mr. and Mrs. Tait, grandpar-^  ents of the lad, report they had  talked with. their daughter by  telephone and that a slight improvement in the boy's condition  had - been noted, but he will be  hospitalized for some weeks yet  and have a long convalescence.  Our sincere sympathy goes to  '���>   the parents and grandparents of  Billy, with a hope for a speedy  recovery.  Mrs. Martinscn of Sechelt In-  i let was the house guest of Mr  \ and Mrs. Carl Peterson last week.  7 Mr. Martinson joining her on  ; Saturday prior to accompanying  . her home, they liked our Bay and  |  surrounding district.  j ��� A little bird told me that wed-  ( ding bells will soon ring for Rita  i S King and Hector Nelson, two of  :j our well known young people,  ���f congratulations and happiness to  \ you both.  ���      We hope you will all turn -out  j and  vote for  a  new school    on  ��� May  28.  Our present one  is so  \ dilapidated ���- and     ancient,     and  i   with   so   many   youngsters     ar-  \: oiind  we    need    an    up-to-date  building so that they can  learn  the three R's in comfortable surroundings   thus   ensuring   higher  marks   and   surely   the   teachers  deserve   something   better?  Mr. and Mrs. Lyons flew to  Vancouver last week en route to  Tacoma. They motored to Tacoma  as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.  Scanlon   to   attend   the     annual  , get-together of Southern Cross  Lodge cf Vancouver with Fern-  dale Lodge of the southern city.  They were entertained royally  and enjoyed the beautiful scenic  drives in and around Tacoma;'  ending with a banquet and dance  on the.. Saturday evening, jetuvnz  | ing home on the Sunday.  Redroofs beach resounded with  ! nappy laughter last week as the  I Sorority of Alpha Phi, affiliated  j with Beta Theta chapter of tne  . U.B.C. spent their annual holiday  \ at this delightful spot.  The girls enjoyed the beautiful shady walks and * park-like  surroundings of Redroofs Resort,  and were seen sun bathing and  swimming in the warm waters.  A fire blazed in the big fire place  in the up-to-date dining hall during the evenings. The girls read,  chatted and sang, or just sprawled on the many lounges and enjoyed their freedom from classes  and exams.  The president of Alpha Phi is  Miss Jean Umpleby while another member of the Sorority is  Miss Arlene Winmons who is a  professional pianist well known  sin Vancouver. Miss Billie Wadds  who hopes to specialize in Physical. Ed., had just returned from  a Sorority convention in Oregon.  They hope to return netx year.  Jim Cooper was seen driving  the girls around by the truckful  and did they enjoy it. We shall  miss their gaiety. Come again  girls.  NOTES  (' Held  over from May 16)  THE  MEETING     of     Thursday,  May 12, was held on the bluff  behind Rockwood Lodge. Mr.  Youngson being very kind to let  us use them..  The Cubs first had inspection  and Grand Howl, then together  we played two very nice games,  which we all enjoyed. Then we  sang some songs, and Mr. Morrison gave out various badges  and stripes. 4 Cubs received seconder and sixer stripes, 4 -or 5  received first stars, and 12 received a one year  Service  Star.  The Scouts have a new recruit who is also new to Sechelt,  Mike Ccoper. The Scouts have  decided to have an extra meeting before next Thursday to begin our tenderfoot work, and  maybe decided for another hike,  the scouts only.  THE COAST NEWS. Tues., May 24, 1949  9  BRETANN3A BEACH  By  "SLIM'  .  Mr. and Mrs. George Simpson  had a real, family gathering for  Mother's Day. Coming up from  Vancouver in their speed boat  was Mr. and Mrs. John Simpson  and family, Mr. and Mrs. George  Simpson, Jim and family, also  Mr. and Mrs. Williams, daughter  and son-in-law, and Mr. and Mrs.  C. Lund, another daughter and  her husband. .  . Glad to hear that Mr. Simpson  is much better and enjoying our  wonderful  weather.  Other visitors to Redroofs were  Mr. T. Campbell and Mr. Reeve's.  Mr, George Lainn was the  guest of Mr. Bill Barclay.  If ^our Ha^moon Bay and Redroofs friends ;are interested; .in  having the locai ''doings" included in this column please leave  notes in box at Ed Pratt's Store  at Halfmoon Bay. or at Jim Cooper's   Store  at  Redroofs. :  By the. way "the boxes'' have  yet to be installed, so uhtir then  perhaps Ed and Jim will hold the  (Held over from May  16)  HI  FOLKS.   Sorry  I missed  my  column   last   week   but   I   got  my wires crossed since the days  have   changed   to   Tuesday.  . Well the Howe Sound First  Aid Competition held at the  Beach here, Saturday, May 7 was  more than we'll attended. A grand  crowd came from Port Mellon,  Woodfibre and 'Squamish. Sorry  to say our boys lost the cup by  one point cnly to Port Mellon,  so congratulations to Port Mellon. I believe they came over  on their own doings, the company were not behind "them, so  I'm sure things will be different  next year, as its wonderful work.  All the teams were in perfect  crder. Everything in drill order.  As much as we hated to lose the  cup, it makes the competition  more keener. The dance following it reminded me of New  Years. What a crowd there was.  Stan Nichols and his orchestra  were up and a good time was had  by all and better luck next year.  Well, I have a new niece and  not a nephew. I think I was more  disappointed than my sister, Mrs.  J. Fort. Ncrma Johanne, 8 lbs.,  arrived Saturday, May 7 and all  are doing well, even father.  Like to send congratulations  to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Lowther  who have a daughter.  Mrs. Harry Noble is spending  a week in Vancouver.  Well we have picked Sheila  Fleming only daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. R. Fleming for our Copper Queen to be held May 28 and  sure hope it keeps this weatner  up for it,- as it always seems to  have a hoodoo, it seems to rain.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill McDonald  and Sharon are up for the long  weekend at Mr. and Mrs. T. Wills.  Had a grand day at Porteau  last Sunday. Had lunch with  Ruth and Bob Mulliner and sup-  per with Mr. and Mrs. Wittier.  They now have two Shetland  ponies and a cute donkey and  also a big black bear. As soon, as  they can they are making picnic  grounds with tables and hot water.  It's such a beautiful spot.  Well folks my nieces tell me it  must be "lunch time" and then  we're off to the Ladies Aid Spring  Tea,  so  cheerio.  TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY  PERSONAL: .  ADVERTISING Brings Results!  For showcards, paper banners,  etc., write F. E. Brewis, Halfmoon Bay P.O. State particulars  desired, wording, size of card,  etc.  Prompt  service. 1  What to do with 10-foot snow  drifts? Many tvpes of : snow  plows are in operation. The latest . idea being worked on is a  type to melt the snow.  notes   until   I   get   around   with  the boxes.  The ladies of-the. V.O.N, are  busy completing plans for their  annual darice to be held in June.  This, is going to be extra special; More about this in our next  issue, when plans should be completed.  To The School Board,  Sechelt School District No. 46:  LADIES AND Gentlemen of the  Board���In the recent issue of  Coast News, May 10, in Consolidation of Madeira Park, Irvines  Landing School would not be  incorporated owing to transportation difficulties.  Until the paper was issued  many of the taxpayers were unaware that Irvines Landing  School was being rejected as  original plan was to incorporate  all schools.  There must be some mistake  somewhere, as Irvines Landing  School is built on the main and  cnly highway through Sechelt  Peninsula. Admitted the road is  in ver; poor shape, but no doubt  when the government can spare  the mcney on this highway that  will be remedied, perhaps before  tb - new school is built.  The district being incorporated, the transportation' problem  cruld be solved by two buses  and one water ferry as the Madeira Park School site* is practically equal distance between  Halfmoon  Bay-Irvines  Land in ff.  That's why the Madeira Park'  site was chosen.  The closing of this school  wnuld give the children better  school facilities and it would go  towards the financing of the  school bus if used. I have not access to figures involved and can  "be corrected en any mistakes  made.  At present. Irvines Landing has  onlv 17 ruinils attending up to  grad~ 6. as their grade 7 and up  pupils are being transferred bv  ferry boat to Pender Harbour  superior school, Which is built  on Francis Peninsula adjoining  the Sechelt Peninsula, and if it  was Pender Harbor School that  had transportation difficulties it  would be easier understood.  Franci!. Peninsula has a government float at Murdoch's  Store and another government  float at Donleys Landing where  Pender Harbour School is built,  no government roads, only trails  where the government doesn't  spend $75.00 a year to bush out.  The junior division of this  school is at present being taught  school at Madeira Park.  The reason I mentioned two  buses and one ferry boat is that  a bus could start at Irvines Landing, pick up pupils at bus shelters provided for the children,  pick up Garden Bay children at  Glendale and arrive at Madeira  Park at same time as bus' from  Halfmoon Bay taking the children from Silver Sands and along  the highway. The ferry bus  wuld then be free to pick up  children from Pender Harbour  superior school district.  Capt. Kent and his assistant  do a wonderful job of ferrying  the children to the different  schools.  Also just who is eligible to  vote  on  this  money  by-law?  Is it just property-owners or  does everyone have a vote?  Would you have this explained  as this is the first time a money  by-law has been asked in this  district, and as to date there has  been no meeting held to explain  by respresentatives as had been .  promised.  The distance by road from Irvines Landing School is approximately eight to- 10 miles;  by water inside the harbour,  about IV2 miles.  M. Cameron.  C/o Irvines Landing P.O.,  Pender Harbour.  PENDER HARBOUR  (Continued from Page 4)  opening b ��� Mayor Percy George  and visiting officials; Tuesday's  wonderful evening concert and  the banquet at Lougheed Club  for 270 women, until the closing  ceremonies with the full ritual  and 42 standardbearers taking  part. The very wonderful hospitality shown visiting delegates  by the local auxiliaries was  much appreciated.  Well, it will soon be Sports  Day, and the kids are more than  busy practising. There should be  good competition this year.  Seems to be a-shame that there's  only one day in the "year that  'the children have for ��� sports of  this kind. In fact,, there are no  -organized sports. Perhaps when  Madeira Park Community Hall  gets going, we can change this���  maybe softball teams and football. We can hope, anyway.  "OUNCE OF  BEAUTY  under every freckle" will   make Joy  Elliott one of the most  beautiful,May queens Gibsons  ha. yer nad.    ...rawr. . .j   ._.;���.. m _.,_:_ ore b_...y p.anned.  Bring Your Repair Jobs to Us!  Boat Tanks, Warm Air Heating Furnaces Repaired  Range and Heater Repairs  CHICKEN FARM EQUIPMENT  GUTTERS AND DOWNPIPE  AIR CONDITIONING  Sheet Metal   Works  Laurie Speck, Gibsons Phone Gibsons 8R  HERE'S THE 4^(V  YOU'VE BEEN WAITING  FOR  Model 264  price $39.95  r  ��*�� Mmm ��� ��� ��� *I,B mi m* an before  O This handsome and compact AC/DC model ���  .  moulded Bakelite cabinet designed in the modern  manner, available in two colours, Walnuf or Ivor)'  -���would grace any room.  It gives finer performance than ever, because  in it are incorporated many improvements developed by Marcpni engineers to meet exacting war  equipment requirements. 5 tubes (7 tube performance). Standard broadcast and some police. Built-in  aerial, dynamic speaker, A.V.C. Height 7'/2  ins��  Howe Sound Trading Co. Ltd.  "Personalized Service"  Gibsons, B.C. Gibsons 39  4R4��WM9'TIIE 68fATTEST NAME '-���  _*.  ������. 10  THE COAST NEWS. Tues.. May 24,  1949  MRS. BERNARD has returned  heme after a week's, motoring  trip into the Okanagan with her  daughter, Mrs. Sinclair, and her  small granddaughters, Heather  and Janet. A lovely holiday was  enjoyed by all members of the  Party.  The members of the -W.A.,  Canadian Legion Branch 219,  wish to express their sincere  thanks through the medium' of  this column to their many friends  who so generously assisted with  their   time   and   means   to   make  the  rummage  sale  a  success.  Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Vincent  received welcome news when  hearing cf their granddaughter's  success. Claudia Morria, age 7,  won the highest award in the  vocalist class for children under  12 years at the Musical Festival  last Friday. The versatile little  miss is also a Scotch dancer,  elocutionist  and   baby  violinist.  On April "30, Capt. and Mrs.  F. L. S. Thomas, Beach Avenue,  Roberts Creek, flew to Victoria  to be present at the christening  of their little granddaughter,  Diane, daughter of Mr. and 'Mrs.  Thomas. Garside, Victoria. Rev.  Griffiths performed the christen-  Please Clip This Directory Out 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  BEER BOTTLES  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made al intervals from  Hopkins to  Irvines Landing.  -R.  H.  STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  CLEANERS AND DYERS  "It Pays to Keep Clean"  LLOYD'S  CLEANERS  GIBSONS,  B.C.  Agency at Bus Depot, Sechelt  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  GIFT STORE  Headquarters  for Wool,  Notions,   Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15  Store  Left  of Post  Office  Gibsons, B.C.  INSURANCE  Parr Pearson Agencies  General Insurance  Phone  Sechelt 37 ���Night Ring LSI-  LAND CLEARING  BULLDOZING  LAND CLEARING  done with ripper teeth  C. A. COOK  Phone Gibsons, 31  Gibsons, B.C.  LUMBER AND FUEL  BURNS and JACKSON  SAWMILL  Producer  of Choice Lumbei  In All Species :  Wood and Sawdust  Phone Sechelt  15-M-2  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"-  Marshall's   Hardware  Phone  Gibson���33  REAL ESTATE  ' Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone  37  SECOND HAND STORE  Everything at Bargain  Prices  BUY - SELL - EXCHANGE  Typewriters   -   Sales  -   Rent  Service  and Office  Supplies  COLIN WINGRAVE  Gibsons, B.C.  For Prompt, Courteuos  Service, See  Ken Whitaker, local agent  E. G.  HARRIS & Co.  Real Estate and Insurance  Village Centre, Sechelt  Sechelt, 48 or 31C  LIST YOUR PROPERTY  with  AGGETT  Insurance Agencies  Real Estate  WILSON CREEK, Phone 15R  TAXI  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone Sechelt 5C2 and 5U  BILL'S  TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  JACK'S TRANSFER  General Freight Hauling  Sand  and   Gravel  Phone Sechelt 5U  Upholstery and Slip Covers  Let Us Rebuild and  Upholster   Your  Favorite  Chair   -  Usher's- Yard  Goods  Shop  Gibsons,  B.C.  PLOWING  COPPER'S   ROLE  More than four and a half  miles of copper tubing is being  installed in the University of  Chicago's $1,700,000 synchrocyclotron used in atomic energy research.  DO IT NOW!  SPECIALIZED PLOWING  by  ED. COOK  Wilson Creek, B.C.  FENDER HARBOUR  By JUDY  MONTHLY meeting of Madiera  Park VON Auxiliary was' held  May 11 at Madiera Park School.  Mrs. Meikel of Halfmoon Bay,  Mrs. W. Waddell of Selma Park,  president and secretary, respectively, of the Elphinstone VON  Board, and Miss Irving, our VON  nurse, were guests of the afternoon. Further plans were discussed for the garden party and  bazaar to be held June 18.  On the coming school plebiscite, May 28, we owe it to our  children and our community to  vote "Yes." We want to curb  juvenile delinquency, and one  definite factor has been provided. If we keep the boys and girls  busy with an active school curriculum and sports program,  there would be little time for  mischief. Remember���the boys  and girls of today are the citizens and home-makers of tomorrow.  Give them a break!  xMr. and Mrs. Sid Patrick and  son Danny of Westview "popped  in". on Mr. and Mrs. John Haddock of Madiera Park last Thursday, returning to Westview on  Saturday's Mariner.  Come on, Pender residents. Do  you want a REGATTA this year?  If so, you will have to get behind  it! As reported in this column  recently, the Pender Harbour  Board of Trade pro-tem committee are to sponsor this year's regatta, but three or four cannot'  do it alone! They need your  ideas, support and co-operation.  At the meeting held May 17 at  Garden Bay Lodge, there was  such a poor turn-out that no business was transacted at all. There  is to be another meeting for the  same purpose June 1 at 8 p.m..  Garden Bay Ledge. Please attend���it is up to you. No turnout���no regatta!   .  Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Carpenter  arrived on Tuesday's Mariner to  spend a few weeks, at their cottage at Madiera Park.  Trout fishing reports from  Westmere Lodge, West Lake, are  very good. A. W. Hazeldine of  Vancouver is a guest of Mr. and  Mrs. Laurie Wray, the proprietors of the lodge, as\ is Mrs. A.  McKay of Vancouver. This lake  is really a sportsman's paradise.  ing ceremony. Whilst in Victoria,  Capt. and Mrs. Thomas visited  many well-known spots and met  a number of their old friends.  J. M. Sinclair, MP, visited Roberts Creek May 11 and inspected  ' the building of the new wharf.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Law received the gratifying news that their  son George had graduated from  UBC. Formerly a teacher, he saw  overseas service in the Air Force,  and up an his return registered  at UBC.    X  ' The evening of May 24 will  be a gala affair celebrating the  anniversary of the grand opening of Roberts Creek Community Hall. 15 years ago, with young  and old appreciating the efforts  of our pioneers to -build the nucleus of our community life. The  hand of time reaches out, and  many of our faithful and community spirited citizens must be  pleased that their good work  spins on in posterity.  By   GLENWOOD  HELLO folks! This is to introduce your new correspondent.  F.  D. being up to his neck in  work.  We have had several do's, etc.,  since F.D.'s last letter and there  is a lot to catch up with.  First I had a cousin from Fort  William come up in February for  a weekend. He liked the island  so much he stayed six weeks.  He said, "heck, I came up to B.C.  to get away from the snow."  Poor Jim, as soon as he left the  snow all went.  We had a nice crowd up from  Horseshoe Bay on April 2. Mr. G.  B. Hutton, manager of Howe  Sound Ferries. His wife and all  the operators and their wives.  Also Mr. and Mrs. Art Kendal  and about 16 others. Our thanks  to F. F., his wife and party from  Gibsons who came over to make'  the evening a success.  On April 9th, Mr. Gust Lund  and Mrs. Ethel MeCormick were  married in Vancouver. At a reception held in their honor, there  were about 75 guests.  New Brighton store changed  hands again. Mrs. Jimmy Boyd  having "sold to Walter Scott and  Ed Murchie.  Another property deal has  been, closed here too. The Mansfield place at Gambier has been  purchased by Major John Heath,  M.B.E., M.C. of New Westminster.  John, as he prefers to be called,  intends to use it* as a summer  home for a while. At least until  his retirement when he plans to  8  make it his permanent home.  Mr. Olaf Anderson, who was  rushed to Vancouver General  Hospital on April 13, is home  and we are glad to say is apparently making excellent progress.  Your correspondent is under  the weather too. Thought it was  the flu, but Dr. H. F^ Inglis has  'some highfaluting name for it  and it don't mean flu. He says  bed, bed and more bed.  LOVE BIRDS "BUDGERIGARS"  NOW READY FOR SALE  Why not give yourself or friend  a gift that will entertain you  _witn tricks and little talks. Come  and see my aviary and hear my  talking love bird who tells you  his name and address, among  ��� u any other sentences. Young  birds now ready for sale, $5.00  each or $8.50 a pair. Colors, cobalt  blue, mauve and grey, turquoise  and grey. You will be amply rewarded. Shut-ins specially derive  preat pleasure and entertainment  from one of these feathered  friends. Simple instructions on  training are given with every  purchase. Apply Mrs. Helen Reil-'  ly, Gibsons. Delivery anywhere  on the bus route.  r    \  Wxz Coast Mjetus  CLASSIFIED  ADVERTISING  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word mm., 2c each.  Cash with order.  PJotices, 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  PERSONAL-  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify  Gulf Lines Express,    tf  SUMMER homesites in the celebrated and beautiful Jervis Inlet area on Vanguard Bay, any  size you desire from 2 acres up,  at only $100 per acre. Vanguard  Bay offers unexcelled boafc anchorage." Cod and salmon fishing  with fresh water lake only 1  block inland. For details write  to W. E. Haskins, , Pender Harbor, 'tfn  Chair Bank  Being Formed  A CLEVER IDEA to make chairs  available for Sechelt district  functions has been proposed by  Bob _Cook of .Sechelt.  Mr. Cook has offered to arrange  collection of any^ch^irs, regardless of the condition they are in,  that people would like to give to  the community for any public  functions.  The objective is to acquire about three hundred chairs by next  fall. Plans call for. the collection  of all the chairs through arrangements to be completed by Bob  Cook, deliver them to a central  point and put them in repair.  Mr. Cook points out that all  chairs, regardless of the condition, are wanted; so that even if  the chair is not useable it. can  be used to repair some other  chair that is collected.  People are urged to call Mr.  Cook if they have an old chair  in the basement that is not in use.  CAMPSITES FOR SALE���  1 MILE LAKE frontage, West  Lake, Nelson Island, or will  sell 2 acre blocks at $100 per  acre. Only one block from Jervis Inlet. 6 homes already built  or building. Beautiful view. Good  fishing and hunting. Good anchorage in Van Guard Bay.  Regular steamer service at Pender Harbor. Write W. E. Haskins, Pender Harbor. tfn  FOR SALE���  1937 FORD V-8 coach, fair shape,  five new tires, radio and heater. Reasonably priced. J. Morris,  The Fill, Selma Park. ,   43  FOR SALE:  1947 CIVILIAN Jeep. Brand new-  tires,  heater.  Apply  Ed Cook,  Wilson Creek. 44  FOR SALE-  ACREAGE for sale at a bargain.])  Wi acres at Selma Park, par-'y;j  tially cleared, 87 ft. frontage, 600f;|  ft. deep. Mixture of good woodj;]  for fuel on property. Apply Box VI  N. Coast News, Sechelt. 43*1  FOR SALE: ��� . j  CABIN  CRUISER  "Lamora,"  30)|  x 8 x 4,  with 15 h.p.  Palmer;;|  2 bunks, toilet. Ready to go. Ful- $  ly equipped. $1000.00. Reason for >|  selling: ill health. Apply E.)|  Creesh,  Pender Harbour,  B.C.     If  ^ �����  . FOR SALE*��� 7 fe  3 SPEED electric outboard mot- j  or  runs  off  car battery.  Ideal %  for lake fishing. A snap at $40.00. A  Write W. E. Haskins, Irvine's 1]  Landing. . tfn .  WORK WANTED���  RELIABLE business woman f  seeks position for summer j  months in office cr store. Vicin- !  ity of Gibsons. Write W. P.O. i  Box 295, Vancouver, B.C. 43 >  AVON  IS* HERE.  Phone    Alice \  Amelia French,  Sechelt 38.  43 ;)  LEGAL NOTICES  FOR SALE-  CONNOR hand washer , and  wringer, $15. Coleman gas  iron, $6. Aladdin table lamp with  shade, v$6- Bissell carpet sweeper,  $5. Apply Mrs. D. Kennedy, R.R.  1, Gibsons, Upper Road. Phone  22 S 4. r > 43  WANTED   TO   RENT-  STANDARD   typewriter.'   Write  Jessie    A.    Thomson,    Wilson  Creek,  B.C. 43  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 ��� fcr permission to purchase the following  described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.E. corner of S.T.L. No.  38783; No. 12872P; thence North  40 chains; thence West 20 chains;  thence South 40 chains; thence  East 20 chains to point of commencement, and containing 80  acres, more or less:  Frederick Alexander Dunn,  ��� . Applicant.  Dated April 26th,  1949- 44 ��  cnoo  THE COAST NEWS, Tues., May 24, 1949  11  The   latest   in   automatic   con-  the brake and locks it. He then  Editor, Coast News:  SIR���I see by the local press that  a plebiscite has been arranged  by the local School Board in order that the taxpayers on this  Peninsula may vote "Yes" to a  $600,000 investment in four  schools, and that the Provincial  Government is going to pay one-  half of this  cost.  Since I first read of this  proposed   preposterous   expenditure,  i    I have been waiting for a public  meeting   that   I   considered     the  j��   School Board  would  call  in  or-  i   der that this very important project could be thoroughly* discussed,   and  from   which  those  who  undoubtedly will have to pay the  bill will have a fair opportunity  of   deciding   whether   to   answer  "Yes" or "No."  We are given three reasons for  1 this   elaborate   program   on   the  reverse side of a pamphlet that  has     already     been '   circulated,  namely:  1���Good schools attract people  and industry���.rood schools determine very often whether you  have either.  2���Gcod  schools maintain  and ���  increase  property  value.  3���The schools program should-  be a welcome "shot in the arm"  for   the   community,     providing  jobs for many. *  I   consider   these   three   statements utterly ridiculous,  and  do  >:not apply in the slightest to this  community, j  What industry can we attract  here? What 'industry would first  ���determine the type of schools in  a district they decided to become established in? How will  : schools fluctuate property val-  fues? How will schools provide  jobs? Is this not utter nonsense?  The rapid increase in our  techool population has been because of the activities of the  lumber industry, which in this  area is a fast diminishing one,  and I can quote many families,  who supplv the school population, who have moved and are  how ready to move to regions  that have a payroll.  Under such conditions it is obvious that the schools are mainly  fe*a by transient families, who  are compelled to go where they  can depend upon a livelihood,  with the result that the settled  esidents here, consisting mainly cf retired people on small pensions, old age pensioners, pensioners of the ���services, and those  ai small business who are hat-  .irallv affected by the conditions,  ire left to carry the load.  1 We are told' that we ONLY  kay half ($305,000) and that the  Provincial Government pays the  .est.     Who  pays  the  Provincial  overnment?  ( It is far from my intention to  retard progress in our educational system, but I certainly  think that some business reasoning is necessary in our School  Board, and that the taxpayer  should at least have a fair  chance to deliberate upon, the  'matter, and not be railroaded  [into something that he has a  good chance, to be,sorry for. At  least the opportunity might be  offered him to vote "No."  H. W. Aggett.  Editor's Note: In view of the  importance of the school plebiscite and because we feel that  both sides of the question should  be presented, Mr. Aggett's letter was turned over to the  School Board in order that they  might reply before the school  (plebiscite, May  28.  Editor,  Coast News.  SIR���There are several points in  Mr. Aggett's letter which  should not go unanswered in  view of the urgent need for new  school buildings in this district.  In the first place the. school  trustees may be likened to the  directors of a firm of which the  ratepayers are the shareholders.  They are elected each year to  provide the children with the  best educational facilities possible and if their policies are not  in according with the ratepayers they can be removed at the  following election. However, unlike the directors of a corporation, before enacting a large  school program they must first  a.k the ratepayers to approve  the expenditure, which after  careful stud/ is recommended as  being necessary for the school  needs of the district..  The program now contemplated has been approved by the Department of Education and"' will  be voted on May 28. Therefore  there can be no question of railroading. The ratepayers mav express their approval or disapproval on May 28.'  In   regard  to   the  three  state-  "ments   made   in   the   letter    far  from   being   "ridiculous"     ample  proof  has  been  received  of   the  truthfulness of them.  Good schools do attract people and industry. No business  will locate in an area where inadequate schooling is provided.  Families will not go where their  children  cannot be  educated.  There can be no question as  to good schools maintaining and  improving property values. It is  just like having a ramshackle  old house on a piece of propertv  next to yours or a new good-  looking house on the same property. Is there anv doubt as to  whether ycur own property is  affected?  As regards the statement that  employment on the Peninsula  will be helped. It is estimated  that at least two thirds of the'  amount to be spent will be payroll   and  in   addition  local  busi  nessmen also stand to gain. Can  there be any doubt as to the  benefits to be derived from a  program involving the spending  of money on the Peninsula?  The statement that transients  mainly provide the school population and that the lumber industry is a fast diminishing cne  can best be answered by looking at the- past. Logging, instead  of decreasing, has grown in the  past years as evidenced by the  companies large and small now  operating. Some large companies,  in fact, will be here for many,  many more years to come. There  can be no doubt that other businesses will establish here as Van-  c.uver and the prpvince continue  to expand.  Finail , speaking for the  School Board as a whole, we are  convinced that nearly everyone  v/hether with children or not���  would not deliberately try to  withhold proper educational fa-  ciiiies fiH_m the y:ung  ones.  There are many other reasons  for   building   the   schools   which-  have   received   publicity   in   the  press   and  through' other  media.  Yours  truly,  Mrs. L. S. Jackson.  trcls, similar in operation to the  precision of juke box manipulation of phonograph records, is  a working model of a complete  auto parking system being developed in New York. The  owner   of  a   car   drives   in,   sets  puts a coin in the slot and receives   a   claim  token.   When  he  wants his car he goes to the  exit station, drops his claim  token in a slot and waits for his  car to be delivered to him automatically.  EGMONT  By   JEAN   JEFFRIES  ^��_rp_n����r*.Tc\*^* ^ S2__ria_--  '> ���vp*** ���_��� *4��HL!Bf is."  Sechelt Building Supplies  now have a stock of  EAPC0 PAINT  especially suited to the weather conditions in this area. If  you are painting inside or out  you will find Bapco has just  what you need.  \\  \/X^  SIX-TON  CHANDELIER  The world's largest chandelier  a   palace,  but   in  the  Centre  Theatre    in    New  York  I City. It weighs six tons.  < is   not  in  ENGINEERING  Logging, Marine, Automotive, General Repairs  Machine Work  , Welding - Sales  Complete  Overhauls and  Installations  An   Increased   Staff   will  Add Tp Our Service  -    Phone Pender Hbr., 9S  Does Your House  *  Weep When It Rains?  Complete information on the  best type-of roof to suit your  needs is now available at . . .  PHONE 60  Wall boa rds ��� Plywoods ��� Moulding  Cement ��� Bricks ��� Tiles  Armstrong   Floor Tiles  Masonite and Arborite for Sink Tops  VOTE "YES" FOR NEW SCHOOLS  VISITING Mrs. P. Crowe-Swords  at present is her mother, Mrs.  Reid of Vancouver.  Mr. and. Mrs. Ben Vaughan  arrived ho.re via the Jervis the  other day after a short honey-,  moon in Vancouver. Mrs. Vaughan is the former Dorothy Harding of Blind Bay. The best of  luck to you two.  Mrs. Harry Page and son  Randy, also Mrs. G. Page, are  back from a trip to town where,  I'm sorry to say,. Harry Page is  stiil a patient in St. Paul's Hospital, having had to undergo another  operation:  Mrs. Ed Jorgenson and her  wee son David, also Mrs. Jor���  genson's mother, were aboard the  Jervis' last week���destination:  the  head of Jervis Inlet.  i  ��~  XI IHE  ��  See our stock of Summer Shoes, Shorts, Bathing Suits,  Shirts,  Dresses,  etc.  TASSELLA SHOPPE  "That Smart Shop at Sechelt"  If a newA tractor  would help you  WH/  You already know that you can horrow money  from this Bank under the terms of the Farm  Improvement Loan Act, to huy new farm  equipment, construct new buildings, buy new  stock, or make any other worthwhile addition  to your farm.  But did you know that this Bank can also make  these loans to finance the purchase of used  farm equipment, and to make repairs or alterations to existing farm buildings?  If you want to sell your old tractor to get a new  one, and your buyer hasn't enough ready cash,  ask him to discuss his problem with the Bank  of Nova Scotia. Remember, if farm improvements will help to make your farm more  profitable, we're interested.  THE BANK OF  NOVA SCOTIA  T. G. Dunn, Manager, Squamish, B.C., Woodfibre, B.C. 12  THE COAST NEWS. Tues.. May 24.   1949      The Brownies meeting was al-'  ' so in the park.   They had a con  versation,   played   a   game   and  Sechelt Guide News  GRANTHAM'S  ��� LANDING  iced the Misses Laverock and  Mr. and Mrs. .Nanson. Mrs. Banks  was home for a few days making  preparations to bring her hus-  ' band home from hospital. He has  been   a   patient  in   Shaughnessy  """"'nice   meeting   in   the   park.    Al- ,. .,      , ___  ,,    ,        . , then   the   bus   came.    Of   course  most all  the girls  were present. they had their regular fun.  By KAREN STOCKWELL        We started  with collection, then      please   excuse  the  mistake  in HOW QUICKLY a week passes  "" �����uB__-r_a.--CTm��m>,_ ���-��. had a very good lesson in stalk- my  last- column.   It  stated  that by! Time must have shortened   HosDltal smce August  last year.  FIRST (this week), I would like   ing   (which   me&ns  that   we   try there was a puppet show at the quite a bit since I was young. Or We  hoPe that .the change home  to  wish  G.  Haskins,  new  edi-  to sneak up on an animal or hu- tea.   It should have been a plant perhaps   it   is   just   I   who   has   ^ere wl11 do hlm the good  that  tor   of  the   Coast  News,   lots   of  man   without   making   a   noise), show.   I don't know who's fault slowed   down.   Before   the   days   lS exPected-  success  in   his  new   business.    I   then   we   played    a   game,   had it was, but please excuse it. 0f  radio  an  hour  seemed   quite      Miss   M     Henderson    was     a  am sorry I couldn't get any news   campfire and the bus interrupted                   ,  long,  but  now,   it  passes  like  a   weekend  vsitor  at  the home  of  in   for   last   week,   but   we   just   before   we  could  have %. chance       Circus   people   are   rioted     for few   minutes,   without   anything her  parents  Professor   and  Mrs.  business   to have "Taps".   Anyway, it was their tolerance, and among them being  accomplished.                           Henderson  had    a    simple    little  Last week, May 12, we had a   an interesting meeting.  a man's belief is respected.  fVIS  i    Your Locai Complete IViarine Towing Service  LOG TOWING ��� YARDING ��� SCOWS -  PILE DRIVING.��� SALVAGE  DREDGING  Special  Facilities for Quick Movement of  Cats,  Logging Trucks and  General Camp Equipment  PHO^E US COLLECT FOR RATES  GIBSONS ��� Mr. Reg Godfrey, Tel. Granthams 10U2  SECHELT ��� Coast News, Phone 37  PENDER HARBOUR���Bill  Donley, c/o Hassan's Store, Tel.   6 U  NANAIMO���The  Nanaimo Towing Co.   Ltd.  Tel., Day 555; Nfght ;497>0r 305  Area Agent���Mr. H. Spalding, Pender Harbour, Tel. 6 S 2  Perhaps it is because world events force us to concern ourselves ��n Monday afternoon Mrs.  about the people of the world Neal Lowes was "surprised" by  more than we used to be con- a visit from a representative  cerned or interested and every- number of the ladies of Gibsons  body is becoming conscious that Memorial United Church W.A.  we are truly "our brother's keep- The purpose of the visit, was to  ers" and slowly developing that present Mrs. Lowes with an Inspirit of brotherhood which is dian basket as a token of esteem  the only cure for the ills of our from the members of the W.A. on  present time. the occasion of her leaving Gran-  But these remarks are using up thams Landng to take up resid-  the time that should be applied ence in Burnaby. Mrs. Lowes has  to writing these few notes. been   Treasurer   of  the   association for the last five years.  One day last week the residents around Soames' Point won- Mrs. Poole and her three sons  d'ered .what could  be causing a were   visitors  at  Victoria   for   a  rather  strange, odor.   The  cause long weekend.                                   Jj  of. the  odor  was   traced  to  the -./n,   ���,j   t\/tv.     __...-.,���,,        x         .  beach where the carcass of a big ,,J^X_1MX 5**ns��n-1������  -lack  bear  was found.  It cam! ?^J����*��g�� J?^eS jj  i^with   the  high  tides.   Some- ����* ����h.^^."p^  where up the coast or on an is- ,    nflrp_t-                                      7  land   out   in   the   Pacific   Ocean SOn S Paients-                                    $[  some  hunters  must  have   killed We were  sorry  to  notice Mr. t;  it and skinned it and cast it into' Cam'  Brown   is   home  with   his |  the sea. It was a very unpleasant right arm in a cast. He will be i  job  for  Mr.   Soames    and    son' around for an' indefinite time onf  George to. pull it out to sea again, an enforced vacation.                    . !|  During   the   weekend     Gran-      Last week Mr.F. Farrow was''  thams was very busy with visxt-   seized with a heart attack. After &  ors. Among the number we not-   a few weeks of complete rest he|j  ��� ������ . hopes to l^e able to be up  andil  around again. Il  Mr. and Mrs. Ellis with daugh-f|  ter Ann, were visitors at the II  weekend.'Mr. Ellis is busy paint-1|  ing the house. |;|  <%  A British L  Socialism  The Misses Doherty have re~||  turned home from their trip to||  Ottawa, and several places in ||  the States. They report having$$j  enjoyed the trip very much andt|  enjoyed meeting many friends,f'|  but were very, pleased to be|||  home again. In all their travels' j��  they did not see any place that ||  pleased them more than our city M  of Vancouver or the surrounding m  scenery. < '  Thumb prints in colorless inkji  in support of the signature, aroj  said to be proving a deterrent!!  to   dishonest  cheque   writers.     ff|  A folding piano that can bt|J|  tipped on edge, and pushecil|  against the wall out of the wa;*J|  is the latest in conserving spacej'||  _*<?{��*  "Until 1945 I .shared with my colleagues in the British Labor Party  an enticing dream of the Brave New World which Socialism would  bring, a fairer and fuller life for all.   '  "We have now been in power almost four years. We have socialized  a large sector of our industrial life and subjected what is left to national  planning. I have spent years discoursing on the defects of capitalism.  I do not withdraw those criticisms. But we have seen the two systems  at work side by side. And the man*' who would still argue that Socialism  is the means of ridding our society of the defects of capitalism is blind.  Socialism just ddesnot work. We must find some other means of dealing  x    ���    with the imperfections o'f'.the private-enterprise system���we;;daireJhot -  .abandon it.       ���-      . ������XProm Reader's Digest^ ^^949.  -     . l-:- ' '   ���������-. ���*    -\    ���        ���... ���-.. ���������������������'       ' ���        X;X ���.XX  X X  B .  C.   FEDERATION    OF   TRADE   AN D   /|'N DUS T R Y  DEMERAM  RUM  This advertisement is not published X'  or displayed by the Liquor Control ,'|  Board or by the Government of %|  ~     British* Columbia. 'nmiiiii i iih i p in ii in t hi i.j_wqui_n_____Ba  B. M. wBatt" Maclntyre  Coalition Candidate  Mackenzie (Provincial) Election  June 15, 1949  ^ For the past eight years the people of Mackenzie Riding have been wand-  ering along the trails and bypaths of political exile.  -^ Being "agin" the government may have been fun to start with. It's a pretty  grim joke after eight years.  r  ^ Coalition has given the people of British Columbia Good Government ���  the best in its history. * ,  ^ Let US elect a representative who enjoys the support and confidence of that  government���who can speak in its name���and backed by the full weight  of its authority and cooperation.  ^ The old wilderness trails are behind. The main road is just ahead. Which  way will we travel in the next fouryears?  *   Get off the trails and by-paths.  Take the Main Road to Victoria with . . .  Sponsored by the Mackenzie Coalition Committee  __8B_t__--_BE__i  5_C_BS____  _g-8SBSKOB--_B9B-( THE COAST NEWS, Tues.. May 24.  1949  A Japanese scientist has developed a watermelon that is  almost seedless. The average  melcn has more than 500 seeds.  MORE ABpUT  SecheSf  (Continued from Page 5)  ity cf putting off the building of  the new wharf. It was. too bad  that three prominent Liberals sat  at the top table as to many that  is enough.. The Liberals are a  good whipping post hereabouts  but on the eve of an election it  created a little tension! Apparently Mr. Pearson had some  information which he thought  should be passed on to the public  with reference to the wharf, but  he made it very clear that he  was speaking as an individual  only and nothing to do with any  organization or company. It was  decided to leave things as they  were, and to endeavour to contact Mr. Sinclair for more information. Mr. Sawyer was  chairman.  Mr. and Mrs. Parr Pearson  were in Vancouver this week  when they called at St. Paul's  Hospital to see Mrs. Frederickson  who is still very ill. The room  was .full of flowers but they cculd  not stay very long as she was  very tired.  Miss Anne Parr Sawyer, sister  Agents for  Bottled ��- Shipped by  ALFRED LAMBeSON I���  LONDON,ENGLAND  ___~^_n__-_-___��__��__-M_��-_-  -j  .his  advertisement  is  not  published  or   :'  displayed by the Liquor Control Board ot   ���  by the Government of British Columbia.  PROMPT SERVICE  COURTEOUS  PILOTS  For Reservations  PHONE 5U or 5C2  PENINSULA CABS  .C. AIR LINES LTD.  \1vn\11n111il u  ' ��� " -y\        '      ��'        i'��  Furs a  sons  Nelsons Vancouver Fur Storage Vaults offer complete scientific protection for your precious furs  against fire, theft, moths and summer dampness.  Your furs are fully insured from the time Mr.  McKissock calls for them until he returns them  at your request next fall. Rates <up to 2% of  valuation.  Cloth   Garment  Storage  Including  Cleaning  as low as  Phone: Sechelt 37 wA^tS.  WALTER McKISSOCK  iliM&K  ____n__K__Nniiini'r  rr.   . -V  "SS  ~,,U\Utf&��.i��R5   ��   Oft? CLEANERS   *   m�� CLEANEBSf**   FtfR\$TC��RA6E J  iSsN .    ..    -    _*_4v     . ...    ii.  i, _-__-i  (Held over from May  16)  IT  WAS  neither  my desire  nor  intention for my name to appear in this column but as it was  mentioned in the Editor's introduction, I feel I must clarify a  little. Although I am learning to  be a Brownie Guider or Leader,  Miss Elsie Turner is Brown Owl  of the Sechelt Pack.  The hot weather has been  tempting the Brownies into the  water and it is quite understandable that not many nature  notes have been written, those  that were, were forgotten and  left at home. So I shall draw on  my memory this week and try  to tell you some of the quaint,  interesting or curious- things that  the Brownies have told me from  time' to time.  Back in the cold weather,  Dorothy was watching the Blue  Jays eating the crumbs she had  put out f:r them, in the back  yard. Being a tender hearted  little girl, she wondered how  their babies fared, for the big  birds jus't gobbled every crumb.  .����g-r^.?_->_ia_-p^^Hp__..-yn'>JU^^  'Glksens School News  By   MALDY   THOMAS  (Held  over from May  16)  THE NEW playing field has been  levelled over with a roller and  scho:l students have been busy  clearing recks off it. This week  the new field has been used for  all the softball games. The grade  nine team is still in the lead.  Two weeks ago the Art Class  put on sale their small school  annuals, "Schorl Daze". These  books are not really a very efficient record of what has happened during the last school  year but are more for entertainment than anything else. There  is a space in these books for  autographs, and everyone last  week spent their time signing  each others bo:ks. Another interesting feature was the space  for sketches of your friends. Ycu  could draw the sketch in any  manner'you pleased, so the results were not always too complimentary as your former friend  noticed.  The Dramatic Club grossed a  t:tal of about $14.5 from, its performances at Gibsons and Roberts Creek. The expenises are  expected to come to about $40 so  this will leave about $100 for the  curtains.  of Harry. Parr Sawyer and little  friend Rosalie Anne Broad having been spending a few days  with Mrs. Sawyer enjoying the  summer   weather   on  the  beach.  Guests' holidaying at "Glendalough"   include   the   following:  Doctor and Mrs. Lang of Vancouver, parents >cf Ben J. Lang  our local pharmacist. Dr. Lang  has been very sick and this little  holiday will do him good. Mrs.  Lang is also taking things easy  while on holiday. She has worked very hard during the doctor's  illness.''  Miss Mary Lloyd of "Victoria,  also enjoying a little holiday.  Miss Lloyd is a retired employee  of the B.C. Telephone Co., Victoria. Mrs. Charles Goldfinch is  holidaying with Miss Lloyd.'  So, she inquired and was told  that, when Blue Jays are ready  to lay their eggs, they fly up into the mountains and lay them  in the Whiskey-jack's nest. I  found this very interesting as  the English Cuckoo has the  same, lazy habit, though the  Cuckoo isn't so single-minded,  her eggs g; into the first avail-  nest she can -find.  It was great fun watching for  the first signs- of, Spring, Joy  noticed that the robins weren't  coming to the bird table for  food, any more, so we decided  that they were finding plenty of  food for themselves. Joan took a  very dried-up, dead-looking  clump of grass home, put it. in  water and, in the warmth, it began to make fresh, green shoots  and in a very few days, it looked like some strange, semi-tropical plant. Margaret saw the  first caterpillar of the year, at  ��� he beginning' of March, sad to  say, it was dead and a very wonderful drawing accompanied this  note, depicting a caterpillar about to be killed by a removal  van (the caterpillar was as long  as the van).  .     - Betty .Williams.  ZOOS IN JAPAN  Zoos in Japan now are placing many orders for wild animals to replace those that were  killed during the war because  it was feared bombing raids  might set them loose upon the  people.  A device for detecting fire is  made to ring a bell when the  temperature near it reaches 143  degrees F. The bell continues to  ring until the temperature is  iowere'd. ,  " "VOTER-���  TSr'nk Without Confusion  VOTE On  Facts and Not ill.us.on  MaclNTYRE  Fcr MACKENZIE '  �� vsr ��������?  irt��&����Z%fl  !  The Old  Established  General Store at  PENDER  HARBOUR  SUPPLYING:  Families,   Fishermen  and Camps  Provisions,   Hardware  Marirle   Supplies  Ladies'  and Children's  Wear  Home  Oil  Products  Fish Buyers  Refrigeration  Fresh  Supplies  Always  at  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  Jmimi     I MWll  '��>  Use This  SUBSCRIPT!��  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. - _  tibmaf Sfouni  Name'    ....: j .__��� __:   Mail   Address -   ..,    1   Year .��� .$2.50'  Mail to THE COAST NEWS, SECHELT THE COAST NEWS. Tues.. May 24, 1949  15  :.T..iw  m  ,.m  &&S'-  J.r^rZ.  ^'<k  s��s  <m  m&  '___��?���"  m  Vs.*  ri_i��__  __P'*A*  __?:_:  &a  Great Progress  in Industrial  Development and   Social  Welfare to be Continued Under Coalition  1. To complete Pacific Great Eastern Railway from  Quesnel to Prince George.  2. To develop port of Squamish by constructing lumber  assembly plant to serve mills in Prince George and  Quesnel areas.  3. To construct a modern highway from West Vancouver to Squamish, giving fast freight and passenger connection with P.G.E. '  4. To assist the B.C. Power Commission in power  development at Quesnel to serve Quesnel, Wells,  Williams Lake and Prince George areas.  5. To survey extension of P.G.E. to Peace River area  and continue exploration to prove coal deposits in  Hasler Creek area.  6. To encourage the establishment of an aluminum  industry in area south of Prince Rupert.  7. To encourage establishment of pulp and paper, plywood and lumber mills adjacent to P.G.E. to provide  employment and additional freight for railway.  8. To continue highway development programme with  view of completion of main arterial highways by 1953.  9. To accelerate improvement of secondary highways.  10. To complete Pine Pass Highway from Prince George  to Dawson Creek.  11. To complete Hope-Princeton Highway and open for  traffic this year.  12. To accelerate power development and rural electrification by making available to Power Commission  $15,000,000 borrowing power in addition to $5,500,000  for Quesnel project.  13. To continue the work of the Fraser River Basin  Board for flood control.  14. To carry our programme of irrigation projects for  which the government has provided $3,000,000.  15. To assist agricultural industry by expanding our  land clearing system, assisting farmers to obtain  adequate water supply and to minimize soil erosion.  16. To stimulate expansion of mining industry by  constructing mining roads for development of  various mining properties*  17. To encourage discovery of further mineral wealth  by expanding free grubstaking of prospectors.  18. To expand scientific research for existing industries  as well as for establishing new.industries.  19. To developN export markets and find increased  domestic markets for surplus products.  20. To  appoint  a  commission  to  review Workmen's  .   Compensation Board so that the Act may be modified in keeping with the best interests of employees  and employers*  21. To institute an exhaustive study by a conference of  employers and employees of the administration of  the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act so  as to improve further the labour laws of the province.  22. To widen the scope of the "Open Borstal School" by  establishing a similar school for girls and also a  "Closed Borstal School" where youths may be  separated from chronic criminals, studied and then  passed on to the '"Open Borstal School" for vocational training and good citizenship.  23. To build soundly on the Social Security structure  already well laid down in this province by constant  review of such services as Hospital Insurance,  Hospital Construction, Old Age Pensions, Social  Allowances, Mothers' Pensions and various health  services.  24. To press Dominion Government for a contributory  superannuation system.  25. To endeavor to reach a Dominion-Provincial-  Municipal agreement on low rental housing.  26. To increase outdoor sports facilities by expanding  the programme of stocking lakes and streams,  increasing the release of game birds and generally  working in close co-operation with the various fish  and game associations in the interests. of conservation, -v"-       ,  27. To assist school boards to complete their next four  years' building programme by continuing to pay  5<0% of the cost.  28. To provide necessary funds for future buildings at  the University of B.C.  29. To review continually educational costs based on  relative assessed values so that equalization of the  burden can be attained.  30. To assist further pupils in rural areas to receive  education by paying board allowance to parents and  50% of the cost of constructing dormitories.  31. To construct the first $350,000 unit of a new school  for deaf and blind.  32. To assist school boards by providing them with  standard plans and to make available a construction  engineer who will inspect schools erected from  such plans.  33. To guard the public's heritage in respect to natural  parks by developing those already reserved and  place under reservation other areas where deemed  necessary.  34. To render the Dominion Government the fullest  co-operation in all matters affecting our security  thereby making evident our full support of Canada's  partnership in the Atlantic Pact.  The foregoing programme can be carried out only on the basis of free enterprise. The fundamental issue before the  electors is therefore whether they wish to continue the present administration with its progressive policies or wish  to embark on an experiment in socialism.  We believe the people of British Columbia will again say emphatically that they want British Columbia to progress  on sound business lines.  pip^ju^  Premier of British Columbia*  Minister of Finance,  ..����%  .-:*_-  .-#_:  ,?*?.__  m  g��r<  ��'fp  Mm  &rf  5*.  RETURN THE  ��# *K_>V  fev  m  The Best Government B.C. Ever Had  ��*���>-  Published hy the British Columbia Coalition Organization. THE COAST NEWS, Tues., May 24,  1949  |-j/.K(H.f) ��� CUl_LE.f?N__- AKCtyTtCT  PROPOSE  SCHOOL  MADEIRA  PAi^K  The modern elementary school pictured above is one of four proposed units on the Sechelt Peninsula, the others are at  Sechelt, Roberts Creek and Gibsons.   As a result of thorough investigation by the School Board and on the advice of competent  * ��� _  educational authorities a program involving the construction of these well designed schools is planned. Their construction  will modernize our school system and provide educational faci lities equal to any. Can we afford to do less for the citizens  of tomorrow?   Who can say our youngsters shouldn't have every opportunity to equip themselves for life's responsibilities.  We Owe  We Owe  We Owe  It to  It to  It to  Ourselves  Our  Our  Community  Children  CHECK THESE FACTS:  Our population is so spread out.that only 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 to  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 with light airy classrooms built on practical lines at a minimum of cost.  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  Mt_y 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 Harbour Superior  Sechelt Kleindale Egmont  Britain River  If you live at Roberts Creek Vote at  TOM'S COFFEE BAR  If you live at Gibsons Vote at  SCHOOL BOARD OFFICES  M.'.IHJHHfJIllll III  lOf ^iinimpjuo^ayf^jprmMJMMM  7^.VJ��*^'^***^';r-,::.;'-J:''T **'*>-**  E ���**-��* aw^T-i  p!^**. 4 ^V,V7rS^p'lT��J��W2C;  ini ���"js.'.'.i. r .u^aHWr.Tre.ygsEs^^ ^w p^^^,^,^^^,^^.^^.

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