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 chool By-Law  feat Still  led-Hoi Topic  iDITOR,  The  Coast News���The  sound and fury emanating  fpm Gambier Island would give  luse for apprehension were it  pt for the source from where  , comes. Publicans arid sinners  rere scourged from the temple  ~id   history    oft  repeats   itself.  lis poverty struck piece of  [��ck, according to Mr Drage, has  )bpdy that can afford to pay  miserable pittance that is  hposed by the. government ac-  frding to the Cameron Act.    I  wider  what   Prof  Larsen  and  Killam  and  others   of  their  say about that? These vdlun-  school boards, who, in their  sdom, figure ahead a few  lars, are they to be plagued by  ftoriety .seeking    Dr    Johnson  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, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  E rackendale, Cheekeye, etc.  _ ^     PUBLISHED BY THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising' Office, Powell Biver, B.C.  Vol. 4 ��� No.  Sechelt, B. C.  Monday, November 14, 1949      5c per copy, $2.50 pc year, by moil  Youths Rescued  Af Davis Bay  DAVIES BAY was the scene of  a rather unusual incident a  few days ago. Fine weather, coupled with a timely rescue, were  the chief contributing factors in  this little drama.  Don Howell and Ed Lutz of  Selma Park were down at the  Mission Point for a spot of duck  hunting.   After   a   while���crack!  Itriots? iflhey  a^e,   then"the  ?nxe ?Juck' But it chose to drop  into the water ]ust beyond reach.  After a hurried consultation, the  youths decided to build a makeshift raft (two small logs). This  they did, and pushed off, as they  thought, a few feet to retrieve  the bird.  The boys did not reckon with  the current or tide,  and slowly  *rd should resign and let the  Evernment put in an official  |*stee,     and     then   the   Island  nip could do as they please.  Kt is peculiar to us oyer here  lit .  these     financially   embar-  jjsed nondescripts were able to  fe Walter Owens, KC. It smells  hornswoggling    with    bigger but gurely they drif j.ed into dee��  in   the  ige.  pan    than  Captain  water���500 feet along the shoreline and well out in the bay.  Lpart from all this is the fact      Mr    Charles    Brookman    was  Jit this action against the by-  about   the   only   person   on   the  has   cost   the   taxpayers   of road at the time and noticed the  strict No. 46 approximately  )00 or more and it is to be  >ed that the trustees will  Ike public the charges they  have to pay to the lawyers  plight of the boys���each one  straddled across a log waist deep  in water. He immediately took  to the rescue in his rowboat.  Transferring the boys from their  aged and also the help that  precarious   position   was  a mat-  7 been  given    to    what few  ter of minutes.  olars    that    wretched    rock-      And   s0   with  water   dripping  ed   piece   of  desolation   has   fr0m all points, teeth chattering  living  there.  If  the  school  and   bent   almost   double     with  rd  do  not  immediately take  coid) they mumbled their grate-  the challenge and implement fui    thanks    through    distorted  ew by-law    at    once,    they smiies. They divested themselves  uld make room for a board of everything within reason, especially top boots, and leaving  their garments on the roadside  they beat it back to where they  had left their guns. Fortune was  still hovering above them, for  after searching frantically for a  while, they discovered their firearms exactly where they had  placed them���only covered by  inches  of tide-water. .  They 'then- jumped into -their  car, stopped down the road to  grab most of their clothing (they  were wearing the other piece)  and sped away into, the waning  night. Happy? I'll say they were.  Some years ago Mr Brookman  |.t will give these ertwhile up-  Irts   and   Johnnies-come-lately  Um for their money.  "40 Years."  jeopening of  Announcemen t  WILLIAM Alexander Sutherland (he admits to the  Alexander, but keeps sundry other christian  names hidden) will take over the Coast News lock,  stock and barrel as of December 1, 1949.  The deal whereby Mr Sutherland, known generally as "Bill", acquired The News was concluded  this week and Bill is now rolling up his sleeves preparatory to cleaning up the mess, which he says we  got the paper into by attempting to produce a good  family newspaper by remote control.  We agree that Mr Sutherland said a mouthful  and it was early recognizance of his home truth  which led the publishers to consider parting with its  rather unruly offspring, and to seek a new management which could give readers and correspondents  the service their loyalty deserves.  Bill Sutherland has been around. He's been a  hard-rock man, bus driver, street car conductor and  a newspaper reporter. He was with The Vancouver  Daily "Province^ and got into the weekly newspaper  business via The North Shore Press.  Bill's longest ramble took six years when he  made the Grand Tour, England, Italy, France and  Germany, all at the expense of the government  which even provided him with a khaki uniform.  Now, with a wife and two children, Bill wants  to sink his roots. He believes the Peninsula is as  nice a spot as any. He believes that the many hundreds of people who have remained loyal to the  Coast News during its turbulent history will welcome the news that the paper is not only going to  survive, but grow with the Peninsula.  Bill, whose home is at present in North Vancouver, now intends to remove himself and family  to the Peninsula just as soon as possible.  The Publishers of the Coast News while regretting the necessity of parting with the paper  they founded four-and-one-half years ago, are confident that in selling it to Mr Sutherland their offspring will be in good hands and that he will produce a bright, newsy sheet, dedicated to community service which the people of Sechelt Peninsula  and adjacent areas rightly deserve.  i:E   OPENING  of  the   Sechelt  rharf is expected early in De-  jhber, it was reported today.  )espite the fact that there has  jumped into  San Francisco Bay  VON Auxiliary of Gibsons  And Granthams Disbands  exceptionally good weather  jing the last few weeks, con-  fiction is about eight days be-  ld schedule. The loss of time  blamed   on  the   loss   of   a  of material.  ?he whole dock was torn out  completely rebuilt with new  ^ts and in new.design.  Although  the dock should be  early   in   December,    the  and saved a man who had fallen  in.     A  around.  'Mum Show  Held at Gibsons  A VERY fine show of blooms rewarded visitors who turned  out for this exhibition. Although  not as many as last year, blooms  that were entered showed some  very nice work on the part of  their owners. Mr Chatt had an  exhibit of his blooms, and they  made a wonderful showing. The  exhibition was certainly not as  large as it could be, for there  were more than 85 blooms given  out in the beginning of the season, and only about 30 entered.  Winners in white blooms: Mrs  Crick, 2, Mrs Earles; 3, Mrs D.  Donaldson.  Pink: 1 and 2, Mrs Earles; yellow: 1, Mrs Corlett; 2 and 3, D. F.  Donaldson. Bronze: 1, Mrs  Knight; also special for her  bloom; 2, Mrs Corlett.  Red: No first; 2, Mrs Earles; 3,  D. F. Donaldson. Purple: 1, Mrs  Corlett; 2, D.  F. Donaldson.  Refreshments were served by  the ladies. It is hoped next year  to have a bigger and better show.  All interested in this very fine  work, should contact Mr Chatt,  who will be very pleased to advise and help in any way. Mr  Chatt has been a very hard  worker in organizing this show,  and would like to see more people enter into this fine mum-  growing competition.  Prize for Garden Spray mums:  Special, Mr Holmes; 1, D. F. Donaldson; 2 and 3, Mr Richardson.  CONCERN FELT  OVER MISSING  FISHING CRAFT  THREEl: fish boats * arid.t^wner^"  have been missing since    the  big blow off the Peninsula, Tuesday night.  A badly wrecked boat was  found off Wilson Creek and it  was some time before the owner  established   as   Wm   Harris  was  nice  neighbor   to   have VON  AUXILIARY of  Gibsons  and  Granthams  have  quietly of Pender Harbour.  folded up, due to lack of enough active workers in the      Late Wednesday afternoon Po-  ���  group. For the past two years they have carried on under the  lice  searched   the  shoreline  for  DRAW WINNERS burden of first a $1200 quota then a $900 approximate quota.   ah?u* ^re.e ���llesu north ��f ��.os"  THE JOINT committee of; the The members found this too much to handle. The majority of Jfl?0^ "J^Tlfc ???��?  West Sechelt, Wilson Creek the worker<- themselves were either emnloved or have small S�� trace of the boats or per-  .* o^u^4- .rr_-M- 4���v!na^oo rne worKers rnemseives were eirner empioyea, or nave smai sons of Red Hamilton and Jim-  children at home. They gave of their time and energy, and  while in the group worked with a will, but towards! the end of  this year, membership slowly decreased and the burden fell  more heavily day by day on just a few.  For the drive in May, a great     many  of the    volunteers    were ��      t     lxTJ   11  supporters, not members of this DeCne.lT IiailOWeen  and Sechelt VON Auxiliaries  wish to announce that the prize  winners of the drawings held at  the Oct. 21st VON dance at Se-  liarf shed won't be ready un-  chelt were: Mrs Tommy Thomas  'about three weeks  after the   (California Pottery Set), and Mr  Jmpletiori  of  the wharf.   Alec Grey (Mystery prize).  ibsonRatepayers Announce  inners oi Garden Contest  -������������.- - . .   ,   ,   X-u no. '  active workers it was impossible      Grade I: Ann Lang (Glamour  SMALL group of people attended the Gibsons Ratepayers   to continue. Girl), Judy Lawrence (Chicken)  Meeting Thursday, Nov. 3. Many subjects came up for     Very reluctantly the members  i . i ���__ ������ ��"__CAI  group. Letters had been _sent to Winnorc   Annrtnnro_.  every   organization  in   the   area Winners  iiimOUncea  asking for their members to join WINNERS in the costume paras active workers, but not one ade at the Kinsman sponsored  reply was received. True the Halloween party held at the Se-  VON has received a great deal chelt Superior School the after-  of   public   support,   but   without noon of Oct. 31 were:  my Nelson.  Although many small pieces  of marine craft were found nothing could be positively identified.  The two missing men may be  quite safe, but as no word has  been had of them since the storm  some concern is felt.  siscussion, among them the ever interesting question of Amalgamation. Two reports were presented, one on the winners of  .e garden competition and one on the state of .the fire equipment. - ������-:,  A report was made by Mr G.  ~  XX..,   Lndrews on the winners of the  prden competitions. They were  follows:  'For    established    gardens���1,  pose of starting a fire brigade  The chairman said it would; not who are doing the same. We have  be a good idea for any one or-- tried to  figure  out some  other  ganization   to  take  on  the   fire Way of financing the Nurse, but  rs D. Donaldson; 2,_Mr George their support. A boat has  been government   grants   are   at  this  department, because if any dis- time at their maximum. They do  asters occurred that one organi- not completely or nearly finance  zation would be in bad favor. the nurse in the    district,    and  A letter was ready from   the without    the    extensive    public  special village Council regarding "Clean support  that  is   necessary,    the  Up" week. The council suggest- quota falls short of its objective.  (Pilgrim    Father),    Ruth    Tyson  (Dutch Boy),  High School: Marjorie Jackson  (The Devil), Elaine Gowland (Pirate).  Judges were: Kinsmen Colin  Wingate and Alf Whiting and P-  Grade II and III: Joan Cham- TA members Mrs Jack Redman,  disbanded as an Auxiliary. We bers (Old Fashioned Girl), Betty Mrs Ellis Prendergast, Mrs Ken  feel the public should know why Salter (Witch),  we have disbanded. Most every- Grades IV and V: Darlene  one realizes the responsibility Laycock (Maharajah), Raymond  entailed m  the raising of large  stockwell    (Walking  Store).  Grades VI, VII, VIII: Ditty Jay  Whitaker.  sums of money, and the number  of other organizations in the area  The tail of the  beaver,  when  G r o c ery  properly cooked,  has been  considered a delicacy since the first  settlement of North America.  [inith; 3, Mr B. N. Cater  For new gardens���1,    Mr    H.  Richardson;  2,  Mr J.  C. Wood-  jde  and Mrs L. Edwards  (tie).  Ir A.   Lane ' received  lention.    -  Pender Harbour Legion  Rallies to Aid Comrade  THE HOME of Mr and Mrs" M. F. Flynn of Irvines Landing  which was lost.by fire this summer is being rebuilt through  the fine and spirited efforts of the local branch of the Canadian Legion and other interested parties.  Labor  and  materials,   the use   Mr Andrews remarked that if ed  that  the  ratepayers  sponsor      We as an  auxiliary  could be  lore people  in Gibsons  proper the drive with the assurance of of no use financially unless we  rould  look  after their  gardens their support.  A boat has been raised  our  quota  for  the   area,  Ley  could  make the  village  a offered by one of the ratepayers members    unable    to    further  rery beautiful place to live in. to tow the garbage out to sea. shoulder the burden  of  raising of truck and    other  equipment studs  up   and  the  roof on   and  , A report was made on the new ���    No  new points  were brought same found no other way out but are being donated by local men shingled  storage place of the fire equip- up regarding  amalgamation, to fold. This we have done very as well as a day's pay or other       .   v ���    intpr^ted  in rinrm+W  .nent  by  Ben   Knight.   He  said simply a reiteration of the argu- reluctantly. Other means may be financial ways of helping.                  Anyone mxeresxea m aonaung  the equipment had been mdVed ments   and  discussions made  at found, and until they are we will      Mr Flynn is progressing favor-  help m any form please contact  the VON garage. Doors were the Headlands ratepayers' meet- try to work out  some plans  of ably  from an operation ,he  un- Bill    Pieper,    Jack    Potts,    Jim  >ut on and with the constable's ing  the   night before.    It    was our own whereby we may he of derwent recently at Shaughnessy Marsh,  or  any  Legion member,  issistance    the    equipment was stressed, however, that both in- some help to the Community or Hospital in Vancouver. The fact.  *put into the garage. terested parties must have a true to the nurses in any way we can.  that  his  home   is  being rebuilt  |   An open meeting was suggest- statement of the effect amalga- Members signified their willing- for him through the kindness of  fed to which all interested organ- mation would have on them be- ness to work for this end, but re- friends in the district is  speed-  >izations   and   individuals   would fore  they could give intelligent gret being unable to continue to  ing his recovery.                               .     <?  (be invited to attend for the pur- consideration to the question. raise the quota. ��� E.N.                     To   date   the   house   has   the 3DIA83S  03  VIHOXOIA Dear Editor  and Citizens,  I WISH to say how terribly disappointed we feel    over    the  outcome   of  the   School  By-law  election held last June.  I read with keen interest and  appreciation the fine letter last  week by "Mother and Taxpayer."  She expresses word for word the  feeling of every sincere parent  and friend of children,  If our Sechelt Peninsula School  Board recommends and works as  hard as it does for the said  School By-law in the interest of  the children, that should be sufficient evidence and argument  for us���every good citizen to  back them and the by-law and  to vote for good schools.  The Sechelt Peninsula School  Board is composed of highly respected and competent people  who spend countless hours of  their own time thinking and  working solely in the interest of  the school children of that area.  They also travel many weary  miles in all kinds of weather to  meet in the interest of the children and schools. They are not  paid for their efforts but work  willingly for our community and  education. Other citizens sit at  home and let this great opportunity for progress down���and  incidentally their fine school  board that works so hard for  nothing. It is shocking to anyone  who cares about children.  We are not able to live in Sechelt just now but we love the  place. We- pay taxes there and  don't find it any easier than the  next person to "make ends  meet," but we hope some miracle will happen to open the  eyes and the hearts of those  people who helped to defeat the  by-law of last June and that it  may still be carried to a successful conclusion at the earliest  possible date.  "Mother and Taxpayer" commented on the remarks of Jesus  concerning little children and  here it is complete for us to  read.  "Suffer the little children to  come unto Me, and forbid them  not, for of such is the kingdom  of God. Verily I say unto you,  ���whosoever shall not receive the  ^kingdom of God as a little child  shall not enter- therein." And He  took them in His arm, put His  hands upon them and blessed  them.  "Mrs Bill."  EDITOR, The Coast News���I am  filled with admiration and  envy to learn from press and  radio of the completion of the  Hope-Princeton Highway. This  appears to be the culmination of  89 years of planning, engineering  and construction, not to mention  a volume of political promises  that if placed end to end, or even  side by side, would be liable to  choke even the cavernous maws  of our potentates in Victoria.  It goes to prove that, despite  rumors to the contrary, our provincial government can build a  road, given unlimited time and  a free hand with the taxpayers'  pocketbook, always provided that  the goad-stick of public demand  is applied generously and incessantly. It may also help if deserving contractors want con-  _, tracts.  Which all leads to our local  problem, the PORT MELLON  ROAD. I was beginning to despair of this project, but I see  now that I was too impatient.  After all, it is only 37 years since  it was commenced and there was  nearly 10 miles to go. The road  has advanced to about the half  way mark, and we are still short  of the half time mark as established by Hope-Princeton. So  there is a fair chance that children now living may in their old  age (providing they retain their  sight and hearing) hear of the  completion of the Port Mellon  Road:  And we have an engineering  advantage over the Hope-Princeton route, where I understand  there were side canyons and valleys where an engineering party  could be lost for weeks. On the  route to Port Mellon the reasonably level land is only a mile or  two wide, so if the location engineers stray too far to one side  they will hit mountains too hard  to climb, and on the other side  will hit the salt chuck, where  the water is too deep to drive  pegs.  So  hope  once    more    springs  eternal.  Robert Burns.  By J. K. NESBITT  VICTORIA  Premier   Johnson;  Children Should Come First  ���   red-hot   issue  CONTROVERSY over the defeated school bylaw continues to rage throughout the  Peninsula. Everywhere it is the subject of discussion with talk of petitions and talk of the  new by-law which it is expected will be put  to the people at the earliest opportunity.  There are two sides with widely divergent viewpoints. The Island group, which is  considering breaking away from the mainland  school district, argues that taxes are already  high enough and that heavy expenditures on  new schools would increase the school tax  which is claimed already often exceeds the  land tax. The Island group also contends that  it would be crippling to assume greater tax  burdens in a region in which there is no substantial or steady payroll.  Education, the Islanders concede is a must,  but they stoutly maintain that the cost must  be cut to suit the cloth.  Peninsula residents are for .the most part  hostile to the Island's viewpoint. Some say,  "Let them go. If they do break away from  School District No. 47 they will have to join  with some other district on the Vancouver  side of Howe Sound and they will find that  their tax contribution will be higher than  the contribution they would be required to  make to School District No. 47."  Regrettably enough there is a tendency on  the part of both sides to permit animosities  to creep into what is undoubtedly a dynamite  laden question. We suggest that in considering  the question both sides consider the other's  point-in-view and it should be recognized that  although the Peninsula  by-law was defeated  A Dastardly Practise  DOGS  BARK;  some bite.   Dogs  can be,   and  often are, a nuisance, but it is a rare and  unfortunate mongrel indeed who does not have  someone to love it.  The person or persons who are spreading  poison indiscriminately around Gibsons, a  practise which has resulted in the deaths of  several dogs, is or are perhaps,seeking to destroy vermin and are not deliberately trying tp��.������.,<  reduce -the dog population otf-the village.  This however does not excuse the criminal  practise; thoughtlessness which inflicts grief on  others is not to be condoned and if the act is  on  a technicality  that in two Fraser Valley  districts,   school  by-laws  have been rejected.  We do not think the people bf the Fraser  Valley are indifferent to the education needs  of their children. They, we think, like any but  ���7 the most selfish people realize the urgent need  of schools but they contend and with some  justification that land has born the brunt for  too long and that another method of financing education must be found.  We suggest that the people of the Islands  and of the Peninsula concede this point and  then having done so get down to the immediate  problem, that of providing school accommodation for the children of the Peninsula and of  the Islands, an accommodation which is sorely needed.  A mother may complain bitterly at a cent  increase In the price of bread, but she would  not permit her children to go hungry because  of  it.  We find ourselves in sympathy with much  of the Islanders' arguments and with the  people of the Fraser Valley who rebelled, but  in the last analysis we believe that the needs  of the children should come first and there  is no shadow-of-doubt but that within the  area embraced by school district No. 47 the  need of the children is school accommodation.  That they should have and as quickly as it  can be provided, in the meantime, through  Parent-Teacher Associations and other organizations, pressure should be brought upon the  government to compel action in seeking a new  and more equitable method of financing education.  ,   .   .   as  low   as   they   come  deliberate, then in our opinion the perpretat-  ors are guilty of a shocking crime and we  would be happy^ to see them stand before the  magistrate and have the book thrown at them.  There are few dogs which are not the pets  of children and we wonder if the poisoners  ever pause tb think of the grief they are bring-r  ing to a child Iwhen theyi scatter. theiiXdeadlft  bait. T -    -  Humanity can sink to appallingly low levels, but a dog poisoner in our opinion, is just  about as low as they come.  and  his  cabinet    can    hardly*  wait for November 2. They are  praying   for  fine  weather.  That  day    the    much-talked-of,  long-^  delayed Hope-Princeton Highwa;  will   be   opened   to   traffic.   Th  rich   Okanagan  Valley  will    b  brought within six or eight houri  driving of Vancouver. ������**  The premier will cut a silkei  tape across the highway at A\  lison Pass, while more than 2,00  persons look on. An honored  guest will be John Hart, wh^j  was premier when the first cb:  tract .was let four years ago.  other will be T. D. Pattullo, t  only other living ex-premiei  who would have liked to sta,'  ihe road when he was govenj  ment boss, but never could b  cause government tills were  bulging in those days, as th  have been  in recent years.  November 2 will be a dou  red letter day for Public Wori  Minister E. C. Carson. It will  his 28th    wedding    annivers  No finer present could be giv  to him and Mrs Carson than  ficial opening  of the  road  t  has caused the minister so ma:  headaches in the last few yeal  SEEK COMPULSORY  LAWS^  Certain public health officiq  in   B.C.   would   like   pasteurh  tion    and    immunization   TaV  They   would   forbid   people  drink raw milk or go about wit  out  medical  protection    agairl  diphtheria    and    other diseas/  More    patient    people,  7 .w h m  agreeing pasteurization  and id  munization  are  necessary  for|  high  standard of public heal  believe   in   going   slowly.. Tl  believe that if people are ford]  they will  rebel.  Take  pastei  zation���most   people   today  not drink raw milk.  They h��  learned, through education, tl  pasteurized milk is the safest,  there had been a pasteurizatij  law, many people who now woi  drink raw milk would have bej  stubborn   and  refused  to  co-  erate  in pasteurization.  Such  human nature.       _ .,  Not Like Caesar's Wife  a   suppressed  report  IT  IS NOT  necessary to  await the  outcome  of the current dog-eat-dog debate in the  House of Commons at Ottawa before making  comment on the government's action in withholding the McGregor Commission report  which charged that a combine of milling interests had fixed prices and intimidated  smaller concerns into falling in line.  The McGregor report on the alleged milling combines was filed 10 months ago. Its  subject matter seriously concerned the little  people, insomuch as it charged in effect that  we were paying too much for our bread and  other kindred products.  For 10 months that report was pigeonholed and apparently had to be forced into  the open by the resignation of the chairman  of the investigating commission who wrote it.  The Hon. C. D. Howe offers the explanation that he requested the report be withheld from parliament as much of what the  milling companies had done was traceable to  the war and to orders of the Wartime Prices  and Trade Board, given in the interests of  the state.  That may be a perfectly truthful and  adequate defense for the milling companies,  but it does not explain why the government  smothered the report until compelled to table  it in the House.  No defense, no explanation can obliterate  the fact that the government deliberately broke  its own laws and suppressed facts which the  people of Canada were entitled to know.  Prog-Con John Diefenbaker changed that  the report was suppressed because an election  was coming on. If that charge is true, it is  pitiable that men in the highest' circles of  government should be so office-hungry as to  be afraid to come to the people with- open  books  "Scandalous" is a tempered adjective with  which to describe the situation; it could be  called by an uglier name.  The man or men responsible for withholding the report from Parliament and the  public have done a disservice to. the people  whose interests they are supposed to serve;  they have shamed their party and the hundreds of thousands of supporters who paid  them the highest compliment of giving them  their trust.  One looks with longing towards the massive tower of Big Ben under whose shadow  sits the Mother of Parliaments. The men who  sit in that assembly must, "like Caesar's wife,  be beyond suspicion." How long is it to be  before we can make such a proud boast of  our own government and our own politicians?  Medical Science  Has Some if Not  All the Answers  LAST YEAR 73 Canadians died  from poliomyelitis. Medical  scientists are working vigorously and ceaselessly to find out  more about this disease. So far  polio is somewhat of a mystery.  To repeat, 73 Canadians died  last year from a disease about  which much remains to be learned.  But last year 85 Canadians  died from diphtheria, a disease  about which a great deal is  known, a disease which can be  prevented. Diphtheria toxoid is  almost  100 percent  effective.  It  is safe and easily administered.  Nor is it a procedure limited to  those in fortunate circumstances.  Toxoid immunization is provided  free of charge at public health  clinics or for a small sum from  the family physician. Yet 85 persons died last year in Canada  from diphtheria.  Last year 155 Canadian children lost their lives from whooping cough. Whooping cough, too,  is largely preventable. Whooping cough vaccination given in  infancy may greatly reduce the  number of cases and the severity of 'this most deadly of all  children's diseases. Yet 155 lives  were  lost.  Medical science admittedly  lacks many answers where diseases like polio are concerned.  But medical science has the answers for diphtheria and whoop  ing cough. Yet more lives were  lost from each of those diseases  than from polio. Tl\is shameful  situation can only be remedied  by public education.  A beautiful June moon shone  down on the parked car in which  sat Sadie and her bashful boy  friend.  "Dear, you remind me of Don  Juan, the great lover," murmured Sadie.  "Why?" he'asked hopefully.    ��  "For   one   thing,"   snapped  Sadie, "he's been dead for years  and years."  The total life insurance in  force at the beginning of 1948  was approximately $1,007 for  every man, woman and child in  Canada.  The argument for compulse  immunization was heard in lcj  islative  corridors  here   when]  was learned that Dr W. G. BlL  MP for Lanark, said in the Ho��  of Commons that parents shoilj  be  prosecuted   if their  chikh  die from diseases against whl  they   could   have   been    imri|  riized.  B.C.    public    health    officii  agree   immunization   is   vital:]  children are to be healthy,  they don't want to stir up a  net's   nest   by   having  it   msj  'compulsory.     They believe  ec  cation   will   do   the   job,     mc]  slowly, it is true,  but more  fectively. f{\  There   won't  be  any   comp.  sory   pasteurization   or   immu|  zation  in  B.C.  for  a  long  th  yet.   ������������������'-������-  "CAME   THE  REVOLUTION"!  Colin Cameron, fire-eati^  CCF'er, has been trounced n  the public on several occasion  in recent years, but that does?!  discourage him7He talks wh&j  ever he can and, whether y|  agree with him or not^ it mil  be admitted he's an effectia  speaker. He told a UBC stud*  CCF club that war or adras|l  revolution in American socielj  is sure to come in the next &%  or six years. j  "The  social  revolution  in  t\  form of the welfare state is up|f  us, and unless we are blind m  will  accept  it   and  aid   its   _fs  vance," he said. ' |}J  It is  part  of our    democrat!  that  men  beaten for legislati||  seats shall be allowed to talk f J  their    hearts'    content,    ev|  though   the   people   won't  hatff  them, in public life. Mr Camera*  sat in the Legislature for eigj  years  (1937-45)  for  Comox  a_  horrified many people by decrf  ing   Canadian   participation  the war, advising the public  to buy war bonds and genera  scoffing at industrialists and i  timating they are like the rb  ber barons of old in their steali:  of the people's natural resourc  Mr Cameron was defeated  1945; tried to get back in Saani*  seat in 1948 but lost, and wL  soundly beaten once more in CA  mox last June. But defeat wonf  silence Mr Cahieron. Thinkim  people agree that is the way 'A  should be in a free country. teeting. Cdnmn  Render harbour  y,Tues., Nov. 15, Board of Trade  Executive, Garden Bay Lodge,  'p.m. ���   : i   ������|5Jf  f Sun., Nov. 20, Pender Harbour  Community Club, Garden Bay  iLodge, 2:30 p.m.  ;��� Nov. 26, Pender Harbour, St  Clary's Hospital WA Fall Bazaar.  Sale of hbmecooking, fancy work,  psh pond, tea. 50 percent of proceeds for Community Hall. Irv-  ftngs Landing Hall, 2:30 p.m.  transportation provided.   "  JSECHELT  1^ Mon., Nov. 14, Sechelt Liberal  Association, Legion Hall, 8 p.m.  ���Mon., Nov. 14,    Sechelt    Film  Council, Sechelt Superior School,  ' p.m.  Tues., Nov. 15, Selma Park  jommunity Club, 8 p.m.  /Wed., Nov. 16, Scout and Cub  pothers' Auxiliary, home of Mrs  ten Whitaker, 8 p.m.  'Sechelt P-TA Christmas Fund  bncert, Roberts Creek String  i-chestra. To be held in the In-  n Residential School Auditor-  jim, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m.  cX   "'���  I IBSONS LANDING  ^Everyone's going ... Where??  the Women's Institute Bazaar  .When?? Wednesday, Nov.  ||, in the School Hall, Gibsons.  bt's all go. See you there.  t*  jaBBHB   THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  3  !;'At an international fur auc-  ;>n in Leningrad, Russia, 25,000  ft skins sold for $1.05 each.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  6_~-W  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work.  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  ���Central Press Canadian  A field-stone memorial to members of the RoyaJ Canadian Armored  Corps who fell in World War II was unveiled recently by General Sir  Richard McCreery at the R.C.A.C. school in Camp Borden, Ont. Gen.  McCreery who was chief of staff to Viscount Alexander and commander  of the British army on the Rhine, was guest of honor and guest speaker  at the annual R.C.A.C. association dinner held in the camp. Here he  is shown  during the  unveiling ceremony.  Our Town. -  by JACK SCOTT  IToSOUNDS unlikely, I know,  but the other night I got involved in an argument over Cleopatra. I happened to mention  that someone I knew was "as  beautiful as Cleopatra." Right  away I was reminded that Cleopatra would be "too fat and  dumpy by our standards."  Of course, the man who made  this observation is a conformist.  He accepts present-day standards as his test. For all I know  he may even admire the no-  longer-new "New Look," certainly the cruellest blow to true female beauty since the bustle and  the bone corset.  . But the truth is���and the subject of my sermon today ��� that  Call CECIL LAWRENCE  Sechelt 36  WHEN YOU  BUILD  You Will Find Everything for the Builder  LUMBER  WALLBOARDS  SIDING  AT  BRICKS  PAINTS  Sechelt Building Supplies  PHONE 60 SECHELT  KEN WOODS and NICK GIBBONS  New Owners of  Peninsula  Cabs  Express the  sincere  hope  that they may have the  privilege of serving all the old customers as well as  many new customers of  Peninsula  Cabs  PHONE S6  DAY   OR   NIGHT  beauty in the female happens  to be at a new low at the moment and probably all because of  us fool men and our "standards."  Under present standards we  males are presumably intended  to worship a type I have decided  to call the Late Consumptive.  The standard factory model  beauty of the day is bonily angular, possessing the hips and  shoulders of the anonymous figures on medical charts. The face  to match this malnutrition frame  is gaunt, hollow-cheeked and  with a mouth like a scar.  This woman may be seen in  profusion in 10 million magazine advertisements. The face  itself is precision-built to specifications, as finely-tooled as a  lathe and just as empty of expression. It may be seen, too,  on acres of motion picture  screens and on the calendars of  coal companies and neighborhood  butcher shops:   '"�����.-���  If I am to judge from my ciose  study of the situation there is a  veritable stampede of females,  from shop girls to society matrons, to look as nearly as possible like this master blueprint.  The result, my chickadees, is the  assembly line female, the mass  carbon copy of a look ��� and  deep gloom for any man of vision.  Now the girls behind the cafe  counters and the girls in the  banks and all the fine-looking  girls of our hamlet have worked  long hours to achieve this effect  and they have succeeded.  But, by the Lord Harry, if  Cleopatra were to show up behind a counter some morning,  every male head would be spinning and the banked violins  would start  to play.  In one of James M. Cain's exciting books two characters discuss the beauty of the tropical  sea. As they watch, the fin of  a shark slices the water. "The  water, the surf, the colors on  the shore. You think they make  the beauty of the tropical sea?"  one character says. "They do  not. It is the knowledge of what  liirks below the surface of it.  So it is with all beauty."  And so it is with the ladies.  There is no character in pancake makeup, no warmth in the  blue shadow of the eye-brow  pencil, no depth of feeling in the  tint of rouge.  Without that expression of inner things a woman's beauty is  a .vase without a rose. And .the  expression comes from living  fully and absorbing new experiences and challenges. No woman  can be said to be truly beautiful  until she is 30, for. no woman is  interesting until then. That is  when the fin of the shark may  break surface.  Certainly there are many very  pretty girls in our town and I  love 'em all. I like to look at  them just as I like to hear a  pleasant song or ogle a pleasing  water color. But I would rather  look at the wonderful mug of a  Gracie Fields than gaze upon the  vacant perfection of a Betty  Grable.  And sometimes, sometimes  once in a lifetime, your path  chances to cross the path of a  woman    who    has    that'   inner  BOWEN ISLAND  By PEARL PUNNETT  MRS   E.   McMASTER    and  her  daughter, Miss Gladys McMas-  ter, were at Bowen last weekend  enjoying the beautiful weather.  Mr and Mrs Victor Culpin  were the weekend guests of Miss  Jane James at Millers Landing.  The WA to the Canadian Legion held their monthly meeting  on November 8 and are holding  a whist drive and dance on' Saturday, November 12.  On Saturday evening, November 5, at the home of Mrs Barbara Lawrence, a linen shower  was given for Miss June James,  who left on November 6 for  Montreal to be married. The  room was decorated with pink  and white streamers, and above  the guest of honor's chair a bell  of confetti was hanging, which  was showered upon her when  she sat down.  The numerous gifts were beautiful and very useful.  The ladies attending were  Mrs Pete Wood, Mrs Doug Edwards, Mrs Fred Billington,  Miss Joan and Miss Ann Billington, Mrs Ed Davies, Mrs "Peg"  Dorman, Mrs Art Dorman, Mrs  J. Cole, Mrs J. Fairgrieve, Mrs  L. Benjamin, Mrs D. McLeod,  Mrs Vic Culpin, Mrs Bert James,  Mrs Walter Punnett, Mrs Percy  Punnett, Miss Peggy Punnett,  Mrs Ed Lawrence, Misses Irene,  Colleen and Sharlene Lawrence,  beauty miraculously mirrored in  a lovely face. And then you give  the whip to your impulses.  Mrs Hector Lawrence, and of  course Miss June James, the  bride-to-be. The co-hostesses  were Mrs H. Lawrence and Mrs  E. Lawrence.  Miss June James and Mr  Frank Fraser of Vancouver will  be married in Montreal Thursday evening, November 10.  Mr and Mrs Leo Benjamin and  small son were the weekend  guests of Mr and Mrs Eddie  Lawrence, Mrs Benjamin being  Eddie's sister.  Japan hopes to develop a good  export market for small cars.  NOTICE To  the PUBLIC  "Due to the fact that our  membership of available  working members has  now dropped too low to  carry on successfully, we  are disbanding our Auxiliary, as of today. We  wish to thank all residents of this district who  have so willingly given us  their previous support/7  Gibsons-Granthams  VON Auxiliary.  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  '���*-! jj l|>0 i .i.-.!"'  ��� o/i vi'i..;   ..xi.i  ���':��� i cr"r.o~j   .>���'������  Herald Cast Iron Heaters  25-inch  size  ���  31-inch  size ���  $21.15  $29.60  SERVING THE PENINSULA  PHONE 33  Marshall's Hardware  L  AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT  THE PENINSULA  Canadian   Legion   Tickets  offering  gift awards worth  $5,000=00  Tickets 50c each  Sponsored by  Canadian  Legion  Branch  140  Sechelt  28 AWARDS TOTALING $5000.00  5 First Prizes of $300 each  5 Second Prizes of $250 each  10 Third Prizes of $150 each  8 Fourth Prizes of $100 each  Prizes in merchandise of your own choosing.  Drawing Bate to be Announced  Buy a book of tickets���the more tickets you  have  the more prizes you can win. ���sa  4 THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  6IBSOMS NEWS  By E. NESTMAN  'has been your community friend      The people of North Amerie  and neighbor for 23 years. The produce  more,  live  better    an*  December meeting will be held possess six times as many good  in United Church Hall, Decern- as the average worker elsewheij  ber 20. in the world.  ONLY ONE thing marred the annual concert of the Roberts  Creek String Orchestra presented in the Community Hall,  November 5; that was the poor attendance, but those who did  turn out enjoyed a musical treat.  The performance    was    voted   excellent  and  a  real   tribute  to ed two solo items on the violin,  the hard work and untiring ef- One. was a Czardas arranged by  fort of Miss M. Maclntyre, leader herself,  and arranger. Two gr0Ujjs 0f s0ngs were sung  The performance was also tes- by a favorite baritone, Mr H. Ro-  timony to the long hours of prac- berts, and here too was a wise  tice put in    by    the    orchestra choice both in songs and singer,  which draws its personnel from ��The    Trumpeter,"    "Bandolero"  almost every walk of life. Truck and ��My Ain Folk�� were among  drivers,    mechanics,    sal esmen, ^he items  school boys and housewives and Jn con1",ast to the ��straighter"  a representative of the medical gide were the solog Qn the Q (or  profession makeup the orches- lectorum) banjo neatl and extra which is not equalled any- ^ (j��fered fo j j Jeryis  where else on the Peninsula. YJac{ for short)   Also in a full  The program was well chosen orchestra arrangement of "Dixie-  and ranged from classics to pop- iand."     This    instrument    was  ular hits.  Mr Allen Maclntyre came  from Vancouver to play 'cello  lead and performed with his usual skill in the "Keltic Lament,"  a  composition  which  truly  por-  heard to good. advantage.  As suggested by the opening  lines of this report, the attendance was not as good as deserved. Nevertheless a neat sum was  netted for the local Branch of  the Legion to whom the proceeds  trays the title.  Also from the city, Mrs Doris  ��^����t��.  Maclntyre  stood  by  for    emer-   gency and  to play as  piano accompanist when the latter play-   FRENCH   ACADEMY   HONORS  BRITISH AUTHOR  The   distinguished  British   au-  tor, Charles Morgan, has been  made a Fellow of the French  Academy. He has been an associate foreign member of this  leading literary institution for  twelve months but has now formally been welcomed as a full  member. This is an unusual distinction to be accorded writers  from other  countries.  BATTER! ESI  BATTERIES!  Storage,     Radio,     Flashlight  Roller Chain & Sprockets  "V" Belts & Pulleys  HADDOCK'S  ENGINEERING  Pender Harbour 9 S.  Philippine railroads now  buying rolling stock made  Japan.  are  in  MARINE ������ COMMERCIAL ��� DOMESTIC  I      \-\~u  Sales and Service  WALK-IN BOXES ���   DEEP FREEZERS  ���   HEATING and OIL FURNACES  GUARANTEED  SECOND  HAND COMMERCIAL  REFRIGERATOR  UNITS FOR SALE  W. J. NAYLOR  ROBERTS CREEK  Phone Roberts Creek 24K  WHY HEAT YOUR ATTIC?  INSULEX  YOUR CEILING  2 cu. ft. per sack, covers 12 sq. ft.  2" thick, costs   58c  Gyproc Wool In Batts  For walls and roof  6 sq. ft. 2 in. thick,  per carton    Just Phone Gibsons 53  $4.15  Gibsons Building  Anything for the builder  nn  ENGAGEMENT   OF   INTEREST  OF INTEREST to their many  friends on the Peninsula is the  announcement of the wedding in  Dresden, Ontario, of Mrs Helen  Riley of Gibsons and Mr Fred  Gibson, also of Gibsons.  Mrs Riley, a resident of Gibsons for many years, lias just recently left the Peninsula. Mr  Gibson for the past few years  has made his home back east.  Official correspondence notified the village that Constable  Peterson has been named registrar of Births, Deaths, and officially able to perform marriages.  Canadian Wood Pipe and  Tanks Ltd. agreed to replace  faulty wood pipe and have found  the trouble in the wrapping of  the pipe.  Permission to close the road in'  front of Mr Bickerstaff has been  granted. It was felt that the ^lill  and  sharp   turn  is  definitely   a  menace.  New lights will be placed, one  on rocky road, up from the post  office, the other in the back of  the telegraph office.  Court of Revision for the voters' list will be held Nov. 15.  Date for nomination of a Commissioner will be Dec. 1, from 10  a.m. until 12 noon. An election,  if necessary, will be held Dec. 15.  Trades revision by-law was  given final reading. The water  rates revision by-law was also  given final reading. The parking  by-law was given second reading. The next council meeting  will- be held Nov. 23.  COMMISSIONER'S BLUES  A clipping cut from the Cariboo Observer, from Quesnel,  speaks volumes, and I quote:  "Village Commissioners are at  the end of their tether on the  matter of impromptu buttonhole  sessions wherein the gentlemen  are approached individually by  some ratepayer who feels he or  she has an emergent situation  ; which has to be cleared up at  " once. Besides feeling' that' siich  procedure places the individual  commissioner at an unfair disadvantage the village fathers point  out that the practice tends to  create a certain confusion. The  matter was discussed at a recent  meeting and it was then decided  that all matters should be  brought before the commissioners as a body at the regular village meetings. In the event that  a definite emergency should  arise when it would be necessary  to have an early decision from  the commissioners, this is easily  handled by notifying the village  clerk who can contact the commissioners, and arrange a special  meeting" ��� end of the item. How  true, that's the same situation  that exists in our own little village of Gibsons.  WI NOTES  November regular mee ting  was held in the Anglican Hall.  President Mrs Burritt opened the  meeting by asking members to  repeat the Ode. Twelve members  answered roll call by naming favorite radio programme. Secretary Mrs Haley reported minutes  of last meeting. A letter from  Provincial Supervisor Mrs Gum-  mow was received commending  the local unit for the year's work.  Treasurer Mrs Knight read her  report. Mrs Turner, home economic dept., would like any recipes members would care to turn  in for the WI cook book. The WI  library in the school board office is now open Tuesday and  .Saturday, hours two to four. Everyone is cordially invited to  drop in. We feel sure you'll find  some interesting reading material for yourselves and your children. Members interested in  helping the pricing committee  will meet at Mrs Haley's, Friday,  Nov. 18. The WI bazaar date was  set for Nov. 23, Wednesday, in  the School Hall. Convenors and  assistants are requested to be at  the Hall at 11 a.m., or as soon  after as possible.. Don't forget  Gals, donations for home cooking  dept. and the hanky for the tree  which most of us forgot for the  regular meeting. With all the interesting features planned for  this pre-Xmas tea and sale it  should be worth while turning  out for. Be seeing you all, we  hope, the old friends and the  new. Help us to help you. WI  South Africa will replace its . Greece will buy 7500 America:  present stamps with those of dif- mules���$2,000,000 worth���to ai  ferent design in 1950. refugee resettlement.  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RITCHIE & SON LTD.    A  656 Homer St., Vancouver, B.C. Warm Reception  Given Raccoons  ON FRIDAY, November 4, in  that darkest hour before the  dawn, two shots rang out and  the bushland behind the Village  Centre at Sechelt, took on some  of the aspects of big game territory.  Lawrence Weston of the Village bakeshop, and Ronald Hyde  of the B.C. Telephone office,  stalked and shot one of four raccoons that have been raiding the  garbage cans and annoying dogs  in that vicinity.  It is reported that the 'coons  have been prowling  around  for  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  S  LEATHER  GOODS  Hand made to order  Ladies' handbags, gents'  wallets, etc. Any color or  style.  Order now for Xmas.  Mail order to Coast News  /  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?  Hassan's  The Old Established  General Store at  PENDER HARBOUR  SUPPLYING:  Families,  Fishermen  and Camps  X- 'Provisions* ?-Hardware;  Marine  Supplies  Ladies' and Children's  Wear  Home  Oil Products  Fish Buyers  Refrigeration  Fresh Supplies Always  at  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  By A. JOHNSTON  B^nB_nra_______B____Bs_-_____BB  MRS LOLA Follet was visited  by Mr and Mrs A. West and  son Robert of Okanagan Valley,  who spent a few days holidaying  at Wilson Creek. The Wests were  very much impressed by our  scenery and glorious Fall weather and promised to be back  again as they left for the Okanagan Tuesday morning.  Signs of Halloween vandalism  were evident along the road with  bridge railings torn off, lumber  piles upset, etc. In contrast to  this it was a pleasure to note  that the many children on Wilson Creek Road went around to  the various houses all dressed up  in their Halloween clothes collecting their treats and having a  wonderful time.  Mrs Phyllis Smith and young  son paid a surprise visit to her  maternal grandmother last week.  Phyllis' mother, Mrs Herbert  Gargrave, suffered a serious injury, breaking her shoulder, in a  fall while visiting the Smiths at  Bear Creek on Vanpouver Island.  Mrs Gargrave was taken to Hospital in Vancouver by airplane,  accompanied by daughter Phyllis.  Mrs Stan Forbes and daughter  Susan left for Vancouver last  week where they will stay with  Mrs Forbes' sister while Mrs  Forbes is awaiting the arrival of  the Stork.  Capt and Mrs Johnston went  to Vancouver on Saturday to celebrate the 13th birthday of their  twin sons, Roger and Ronald,  with the boys. The twins are already eagerly looking forward to  spending the Xmas holidays at  home in Wilson Creek, and as  Roger is taking violin lessons  and Ronald learning to play the  piano, a musical Xmas is anticipated in the Johnston home.  The joint VON Auxiliary  dance held in the Legion Hall  at Sechelt was a great success  with over $80 being raised for  this worthy purpose. It is understood that the auxiliaries are  finding it increasingly hard to  meet their quotas to maintain  -the. VON^nurse in the. District  and everyone is urged to join the  Auxiliary in their" district to help  maintain an uninterrupted service for next year.  some time, but, while one did  pay a visit to the Telephone office previously, this was the first  time a gun was available.  Residents roused by the shots  were relieved to discover that no  first aid was necessary.  By "SLIM'  HI, FOLKS, November 3 and  it's hard to believe it's November. Yesterday I was at Squamish and walked the big town to  death and was it warm walking.  Sunday, Wes and I cycled to  Squamish and landed into a  lovely chicken supper at our  friends, Laura and Andy Sullivan. Believe me, it's a trip worth  taking. The scenery is grand, we  took our time, dropped into the  BCE Camp, where we are always welcomed to coffee and  eats, so thanks to the camp  cook,  so. try it sometime.  Well, we had a wonderful  Halloween, with a huge party,  free show for the children. I  couldn't begin- to tell you about  all the beautiful costumes the  children wore.  The evening was spent in  games, etc., then sandwiches,  cookies and milk were served to  the children, each was given a  bag of candy and an apple on  going out to see the grand finale  of fireworks and a good time  was had by all, old and young.  On Sunday, November 6, we  have an Explorers Initiation to  be held in the church at 2 p:m.  Anyone wishing to come are  welcome.  Well, our surprise shower for  Agnes O'Kell was really a surprise. She received some beautiful gifts, the evening was spent  in playing Court whist, Mrs Fors  winning first prize and Mom  Johnson consolation.  Well, that's all for now, as I  w^ite this Wes and I are on the  Bonnabelle on our way to Wesley's aunt's funeral this afternoon, and so it is no pleasure  trip.  Cheerio.  -Slim.  PENDER HARBOUR  By Saral  The Dominican Republic has  a new bankruptcy law designed  to avoid  some failures.  DO YOU NEED  Fall Underwear?  WE HAVE IT  THE MIEN S SHOP  BAL'S BLOCK                                                   GIBSONS  BORN TO Betty and: Wilf; Klein,  .. a-;..son,; at St. Mary's.: Hospital.  Mother and son doing well.  Mr and Mrs Ed Warnock left  for Vancouver on Tues day  aboard the "Varholm." Their  daughter Agnes accompanied  them, and they expect to be gone  about a week.  Mrs George Simpson has gone  to the "Big City" to meet her  husband, en route home from  Namu, where he has been "net  man" for BC Packers for the past  six months.  Noticed aboard the Sunday  boat were Mrs J. Stigson and Mr  S. Rose.  See Thorne Duncan's boat has  its first coat of paint. What a real  difference it makes. The keel of  Frank Lee's new boat has been  laid, all this at Russ Keillor's  place.  The federal government has  budgeted to raise $26 million  from succession duties this year,  twice the amount raised by this  form of tax in 1943.  Belgium plans a paint-up campaign.  i  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Co  Your Local Complete Marine Towing Service  LOG TOWING ��� YARDING  PILE DRIVING  SCOWS ��� DREDGING  SALVAGE  Special Facilities for Quick Movement of Cats, Logging Trucks and  General Camp Equipment  c.  PHONE US COLLECT FOR RATES  GIBSONS ��� Mr. Reg Godfrey/Tel. Granthams 10U2  SECHELT ��� Coast News, Phone 32  PENDER HARBOUR���Bill Donley, c/o Hassan's Store, Tel.  6U  NANAIMO���-The Nanaimo Towing Co.  Ltd.  Tel.# Day 555; Night 1497 or 305  Area Agent���-Mr. H. Spalding, Pender Harbour, Tel. 6 S 2  J  "��TX. and for the *leastest* too. Yes-, for alt  the power you need plus genuine motoring  'economy,    Chevron    Supreme    Gasoline   is  UNSURPASSED  from  B.C.  Hemloc\  A rapidly growing addition to  British Columbia's Pulp and  Paper Industry is the production of rayon pulp.  Over 120,000 tons of this high'grade pulp was  exported last year to rayon mills in the United  States, Great Britain and the Orient. These  mills will convert the pulp into wood silk,  in the form of rayon filaments, yarns, plastics,  cellophane, etc. Significantly, rayon yarns are  used in two-thirds of all women's clothes made  in the United States.  Rayon pulp is highly purified cellulose manufactured from tiny fibres of suitable trees. This  process requires complex procedures and expensive machinery. About 20 million dollars is  required to build a rayon pulp mill. Such an  investment on the west coast must be backed  by a continuous supply of fine quality Hemlock  trees. The Pulp and Paper Industry in cooperation with the government of Bfitish  Columbia plans a Sustained Yield Policy for  the forest areas under its leases, thus ensuring  perpetual raw materials not only for rayon pulp,  but for the whole pulp and paper industry in  this province.  For the Sa\e of the Future .. . Be Kind to Little Trees.  PIRP �� PftPEB WeUSI;!  Ul   BRITISH    OOl^a 6  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  DAVIS BAY  By "J FOR JUDY'  By ROBBIE  chestra mentioned previously.  Mr and Mrs Levitt both feeling  tough,  she with  a  bad foot, he  with   a   miserable   cold.   Mrs  J.  ^SS^m^n  Macleod  could not make  it,  on  HALLOWtEN PARTY  have  Malcolm���To Mr and Mrs Wil-  Macleod could not make it, on ^^^T~":'~''h~ T ..- of plums aboard each morning Ham Malcolm of Pender Har-  account of her four children be- ^CHES,  devils   ghosts, Little for ^he  children  to hel    them! boUr, a boy, October 27.  pay  at this  time is to Mr tod der Harbour.  Mrs Les Wilkinson for their un-      st   Mary,g   HoSpitaL     Gardea  tiring efforts to please and look B       ig b la     these  after our school children during   ,     ' ' ,,      ,.  the ferrying to and from school. ^alsy In the new baby hne we  During   the  plum   season,     Mrs  Wilkinson would take  a basket  THERE does not seem to be very  . ,.     ,      .,, , ,.- b. Poori   i\/rr_+Vi__T- rnnw   &,��   XK"-   "1C  *--__x.---c.x   w  uciy   uic.��- �� - -~ j.  much news around unless one Sfs l"and Ts Bogu fSTr in-B^S^^oS cha"- ^f: ���<* als�� supplied a good Klein-To Mr and Mrs Wil-  wishes to run the gauntlet and ��S Mrs Geo TOghf fuVT acters were dressed up Si their jS^ySSiSSS^rSd wh& tobtr^r Klemdale' * ^ ��C"  be    called    Snoopy.    Sometimes,  ding  around Vancouver. finery or what-have-you, for the ?eine fe??iedItLeans so much      of ?     ^ Xv/r        -,,*�����  when I pop up, ^uite unexpect-- The Bowlings and the Mutter J^.Eii^.mtoj^p^ ^l^^lJ^Z thaHhe ley^^o^Egmonf" ^y'  edly, at a house, or someone in- family with Mr H. Macleod, O. a* S���* LandmS Hall Monday childre�� are bein weU looked ^g^^ of Egmont> a b��y>  vites me to a party, I can hear L.   Jackson  and Mrs  C. Lucken  J"^*-  F������   the  smaUest  mites after.   especially af the mode of October si.  a   lady   whisper   (quite   loudly):  were at the Roberts Creek show.  to. tne  oldsters, tnere was a lot transportation is by water. Mrs Warren Watkins has been  Psh���be very   careful what you And the  Johnstons,  Capt  Andy  ?�� 'excitement   and   tun   packed a patient at st Mary's Hospital  say,    my  dear,    here's    Robbie  and his wife, I hear were down  .nto a \e^ hours. The F-rA lad-      its nice to see a light at the for the past week. We wish her  Well,  freedom of speech is  one to visit the twin sons who hap-  ies   and   mothers   assisted   with home   of  Ernie   Carpenter,   Ma- a speedy recovery,  of the items on the list of things pened to have a holiday at this  Sames   such   as  London  Bridge, diera Park, once again. Mrs Car-  we  fought  for,     so    I  take  no  time Cat   and  Mouse,  Farmer in the penter is up with him this trip.      Mrs Ole Lee of Irvines Land-  notice.   But   I   can   see   the   old Dell>   sPin   the  Platter,   Musical They plan to stay about a month ing is  expected  home from the  dears, breaking speed records, to Speaking of birthdays, of Platter, etc. Then the refresh- this time, until their new home Vancouver General Hospital this  purchase the paper to see what which we  have heard so many  ments   come���hot   dogs,   orange they are having built at Burnaby week.  I have written about them and lately, it is quite in order to con-  pop,   candy  and  apples.  Gordon is ready for occupancy. After all    they love it. gratulate one of our newer resi-  Klein was chosen for having the the chores connected with stor-      Gold or silver costume jewelry  dents, Mrs Mills, mother of Fred  best costume, he was well pad- ing furniture and selling a house,  will not tarnish on the neck or  I was booked to sing at a con- Utting, the  electrician,  and Mrs. ed   with   cushions   to   form   his they     are    really   enjoying   the  arms  if  it  is  coated  first  with  cert at Roberts Creek last week-  Vera   Lobb,   who   as   you   know  clown   suit,   actions,   of   course, peace  and quiet of lovely Pen- some colorless liquid nail polish.  end given by the R. C.  orches-  labors in the office of the Burns  going with  it. Diane Mcllwaine ���������   tra, for the benefit of the Le- & Jackson Logging Co. Yes, the was chosen second prize winner  gion of that district. Those peo- dear old lady passed her 78th in her portrayal of "Farmer  pie down there really have some- milestone and a few. friends as Brown." No one suspected this  thing and should be very proud well as some who had never met old man was a little girl. She  qf the Mclntyre-Jervis combina- her previously gathered at her had her daddy's boots, cap, pants,  tion who are doing so much in home to help on this festive oc- shirt, and with a moustache  the musical world. But why, oh casion. Mrs Mills does not get mask, just finished off the out-  why don't you advertize such around very well on account of fit. Many of the costumes were  events? Are you scared a few her leg. So, a little spot of sun- so lovely, it was very difficult'  people from outside points may shine, by way of a casual neigh- to decide who were most deserv-  come to listen? Are you broke borly visit, should be the order ing of the prizes. It is hoped that  or just plain unorganized? What 0f the day. the     first    Kinsmen    Shell-Out  a pity  so  many  missed  such   a party was such a success, it will  treat. Well, after I had finished      And by the way, whilst I am  become   an  annual  affair.   Prize  my   piece   there  I  called   in   at in this state of mind let me con-  wjnners for the Shell-out tickets  the Jackson's residence at Davies  gratulate Mr and Mrs Henry Gil-  will be announced this week.  Bay where a whist drive was in  bertson   who   pulled   off   a 'one  progress in aid of "our" branch family   "Kinsmen"   stunt. Details of the October meeting  of the VON. That  was  another      It seems that the shortage of  of St Mary's  Hospital  Women's  disappointment. I fully expected  children   doing   their   Halloween Auxiliary were reported earlier,  to  see   more  people   there  than stuff this year could be attribut-  but through no fault of the writ- FQR RENT ' AUTOS  ��� the   faithful  few   which   turned  ed to the fact that some 40 peo-   er it did not appear in print. At GIBSONS _ 4_room    furnished '34  PLYMOUTH    sedan,    radio,  ��Ui       ^                           ������    a; ��e  at?^e V  PaAfY  g+1V6?Vby-  \hlSA m? ??   ?^nf%hfir.n house, plumbing, electricity, oil     heater, reconditioned motor, a  Here the  case  was  quite  dif- Mr and Mrs G. and most of that  to donate 50 percent of the <pro- ,           '��..    Mr<f'T   T   Osborne   Gaines   Selma Park           2614-17  ferent.  Sickness and the call of 40 were  children.  Well, a  huge  ceeds from the fall bazaar to the ��fifJr,fie/L    J^���' Raines, beima Park.          2bl4 17  the  bright  lights  were  respons- bonfire, wiener roast and candy new Community Hall at Madiera ������   w-   ^Din  Ave>>          2604-16 FOR SALE   Wxt Coast Mews ���   CLASSIFIED  ADVERTISING  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word mm., 2c each.  Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c Insertion  LITTLE ADS ... BIG RESULTS  B.C.  ible for lack of patrons. Messrs  grab was the outdoor attraction.  Park,   which   needs   completing.          Lucken,   Maywood  and  Macleod And as the myriad sparks which  This is a very generous offer the  FOR gALE-  are playing members of the or-  blotted out the stars died away  ladies   are  making,     and     it   is  FARM���10   acres,    six  DIRECTORY  hoped the support of the whole      mogtl d land  rest suitable Pender  9S>  h,a/b?U^lWlU ^realized at, this for pasturet Never failing creek  FOR SALE ��� Four-room unfinished house at Madiera Park,  cleared,   on Main Road. Reasonable. Phone  2605-15  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BAKERY  REAL ESTATE  BETTY'S  BAKERY  Homemade Pies,  Cakes,  Bread  Special Catering  Cakes Decorated to Order  Porpoise Bay Rd., Sechelt  Phone Sechelt, 59W  ' Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37       ,   .  BEER BOTTLES  SECOND HAND STORE  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins to Irvines Landing.  R.  H.  STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  Everything at Bargain  Prices  BUY - SELL - EXCHANGE  Typewriters  -  Sales  -  Rent  Service and Office Supplies  COLIN WINGRAVE  Gibsons, B.C.  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  effort There will be home cook- through property. Orchard, barn FOR SALE:  ing,   fancywork      aprons,     fish- and    six.roomed    house     other   10-INCH  Quaker  oil  circulating  pond,  raffle   and  afternoon  tea. buildings mostiy old. Electricity,      heater,   like  new.    Reg   Paiil,  Remember  the    date-Saturday, twQ    weUg      Situated   OIi  well.  Sechelt. 2604-17  November   26,  at Irvines Land- travelled    road>    mile  and half   mg Hall, 2:30 p.m. from   Gibsons   School.   $3500.00,  FOR SALE���    ,  Another  tribute  we   wish    to terms.   Apply   R.R.   1,   Gibsons, 3 SPEED electric outboard mot-:  .Anotner  tripu.e .we   wisn w, Wiren    ^     X   ��������� 2617-18  1 or runs off car-battery. Ideal7  ,        ��� '.���:  for lake fishing. A snap at $40.00.  and    the    flaming  faggots   had ROOM ^q BOARD��� Write   W.   E.   Haskins,   Irvine's  turned into glowing embers, each ROQM and board Qr ju_t    room Landing< tfh  on the way out, so this hilarious,     avaiiabie in comfortable priv- ������ :;  noisy crew were on the way m ate home at Selma park   phone FOR SALE OR TRADE:   7  and what a scene inside. Egad! Sechelt 32 for details       2543-tfn ONE   lot>   87x600.    WiU sell   or.  A feast for a king. The top of . 1      trade for late model car. Selma  the bill  of course  was  the big SUMMER homesites in the cele- Park-Sechelt  Road. Bus service,  thick     delicious    turkey    sand-      brated and beautiful Jervis In- light  and  water.  Apply  Village  wiches. Well, between the smack let area on Vanguard Bay, any Meat Market. 2623-17  of the lips and the crack of the size you desire from 2 acres up, ~   fireworks  the   sandman had no at only $100 per acre. Vanguard  PERSONAL���  trouble picking off his victims. Bay  offers' unexcelled  boat  an- SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  ��� .       T ..  ��� ,    , mwm,-���� ch��rage. Cod and salmon fishing      or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Before I finished my rambling with   fresh   wafep.   1&ke   _     f Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  I noticed at the home  of little block   inland#  For   detailg  write Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  Arlene   Macleod,   seven:year-old to w> E   Haskins   Pender Hai>  ,  daughter   of   the   Watkins  man, bor tfn  sounds   and   scenes   of   hilarity.  '. ;   1  .pecavuNMDnor  jut nowaor ��ftns�� goum* -  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  TAXI  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt  66  make things a little easier. More  about  this  later.  fishing  GIFT STORE  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,  Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15 Store  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  LAND CLEARING  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Bulldozing ��� Clearing-  Grading ��� Excavating  Road Building  PHONE H. E. RITCHEY  Gibsons 86, Gibsons, B.C.  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28.  Sechelt, B.C.  The occasion was the seventh 1934 CHEV. Special sedan, $295  birthday. Well, that's two birth- cash. Terms: $125 cash, $20  days here this week. But what a month for 10 months. Motor in  spread���seven and 78. lovely shape,  good tires, uphol-  Mr�� "Rprt had a nastv cold for  stery and body pretty well beat LAND ACT    X  a S d^.^tatSe^w?^ Z^pSont sS ^^ Notice of Intention to **"* *>  brand new grandson seemed to  ratlon-  ^none  becnelt <".    _ y_ Lease Land   ��� IN LAND  Recording District of  FOR SALE ��� Vancouver, B.C. and situate at  HAND crochet bedspread, double Bargain Harbour, B.C. 7 ?  bed size   330 individual doilies     TsL.e notice that Donald Angus  made up this lovely white spread. MacDonald  of  Pender  Harbour,  ?l?nng A��r cost of materials, only B-C    occupation  fisherman    inx.  $68.00. Apply Mary Jackson   In- tends to ap 2    for a lease of tlie  dian  Reserve,  Sechelt    2530-tfn following described lands:���   X 7  ORDERS WANTED: Commencing at a post planted  ORDERS    taken    for    turkeys, at the South West corner of Lot  Medium   weight.    Henry   Gil- 15 proceeding in a northerly dir-  bertson, Wilson  Creek, B.C. ection along the foreshore of Lots  2628-19 15 and 16 and    continuing    120  W.p dATP���   - .      ���  feet along the foreshore of Lot  ^rTO^;_r     ' i-'-v. a   a.   "     17 D'L- 1392 Plan 5388> and con"  FOUR-ROOM   unfinished   house taining foreshore, for the purpose  at Madiera Park, on Main Rd.  of floats,  net sheds,  approaches  Reasonable. Phone Pender 9S.      etc.           ���' 263116 Donald Angus MacDonald.  FOR SALE: Heavy duty Hoover, Dated September 10th, 1949.:777  .4-h.p. electric motor with pul-  ':4'3-4  ley and cord, $14.00. E. Pearson,  Sechelt.  \  f  i  MATURED  AND  BOTTLED  IN  ENGLAND  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  PLUMBING and HEATING  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone Gibson���33  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS     ."  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING...'     '  Sales   and   Contracting  LEMON HART  ROYAL NAVY  2630-18  LEGAL -���  TAKE NOTICE that I have post-  FOR SALE: ed   copies    of   the    VOTERS'  HOT  AIR pipeless  furnace,   18- LIST for the VILLAGE OF GIB-  inch pot. First class condition.  SONS LANDING, compiled as of  $80.00. Apply Granthams Store,    the thirty-first of October, 1949,  2620-17 at  the   Post  Office   and  at  the  ATTToq-  Clerk's   Office,   Municipal   Hall.  ^t   ��t vtv/tottttt   co.ion   "r*,.;,.   And further TAKE NOTICE that  34   PLYMOUTH   sedan.   Radio,  a Court of Revision to revise and  HrS,S^d^'correct the said iters' iSt wiS  H. Gaines, Selma Park.     2621-17 be  held at  the Municipal Hall,  FOR SALE Gibsons,   B.C.,   on  the  fifteenth  This advertisement is not published HOT AIR pipeless furnace, eight- d5th) day of November  1949, at  or displayed by the Liquor Control      een-inch pot, first class condi- ten (10) o'clock in the forenoon.  Board   or   by   the   Government   of tion,   $80.00.     Apply  Granthanis Robert Burns,  British Columbia, , store. 2615-17 Clerk.     , ROBERTS CREEK  UNDER THE  DOGWOOD  By Jack for Short  THE TITLE "Under the Dogwood" was never more apt  than this week, we are literally  buried under its foliage. The  slight breezes we have had this  last couple of days have brought  down such a flood of leaves,  that we must wade through them  to the door, and burrow through  to get to bed at night.  The wharf is definitely going  to be repaired and made usable  soon. Mr A. Furnel tells me that  the work is in hand and that it  will not be long before we shall  see results.  The local branch of the Legion  are having a "bit of a do" Friday the 11th, at Mathews Hall.  Regret we cannot give a favorable report of Mr Campbell. His  condition does not improve, and  at the time of writing he is still  at Shaughnessy.  Noni Reeves is still having a  bad time with her jaw, and her  mother has had to take her to  Vancouver for X-ray and treatment.  It was very quiet in this dis-  By E. NESTMAN  <lS____E_-__a_t__<_SH__gt_____Ba  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Compare Our Prices!  Del nor Frozen Foods  Ice Cream  Groceries  cresh Meats and  Vegetables  Hardware  Drygoods  Shell Oil  fish Camp  We now have increased  refrigeration for handling  bf perishables.  Pender Harbour, B.C.  Try our tasty  and CHIPS  Take home a feed for the  family. Take away orders  35c  UNION SECHELT  TEAROOM  CONGRATULATIONS to Greta  WestVand, and Wally Calder.  They were married at a very quiet ceremony at their home on  Saturday. Ruth WestVand was  bridemaid. The young couple are  residing in Gibsons.  They tell me that Alex Gibsons  is seriously thinking of taking  that long walk. Congratulations.  Mr Theed will be away for a  month. It is rumored that our  Jimmy Drummond will be taking himself a wife around November 19.  Pearl Kane is home for a visit.  After our big blow last night it  is feared that there may be losses  in some small boats, at present  time authorities are unable to  find owners of boats, or very  much information about them.  It was one of the worst blows  outside according to one boat  man, who journeyed as far as Roberts Creek. He said there may  have been worse, but that was  bad enough as far as he was concerned. It sure did blow, and after the lovely weather we have  been having it comes as a shock  to. think it can be that bad. Oh  well we have got almost into the  middle of November, and we are  very fortunate indeed.  Has anyone a copy of "The  Just Steward," by Richard De-  han. I would like to get one as  the copy I had has been loaned  and lost.  Due to rush of changing mailing date, have had to cut this  column but promise you a much  newsier one next week. Chel-  ohsin on the rocks affected mailing dates for us here. Hope you  all understand. E.N.  trict last Saturday night, the  fifth. All the Teen-agers migrated to Gibsons to attend the dance  organized by the Gibsons Teen  Town.  There will be a meeting of the  P-TA next Tuesday at the Kewpie Kamp. The attendance so far  has been good.  Mr Roberts is back home from  Shaughnessy, but he is anything  but well as yet.  A P-TA meeting was held at  the "'home of Mrs Newton/' and  despite the weather, it was well  attended. Program was discussed  and agenda prepared for the  next general meeting.  I don't think I've much else  to report. Mrs Cooper's cow got  loose and waded through about a  week's ration of meal (or whatever one feeds cows) with the result she had to nurse it for three  or four days to get it back to  normal. To compensate Mrs  Cooper for all the care the cow  cut off her milk supply for nearly a week. Now that's what I  call gratitude.  Cheers, Jack for Short.  MARY W. RENNIE  IT IS almost incredible to realize that this is the month of  November, when one sees so  many summer flowers in bloom  yet.    I don't  remember picking  sweet peas as far on in the season as this one. I can gather a  bouquet every day, nor have I  ever seen delphiniums blooming  as late as they have done this  season. The primula and violets  have been in bloom for weeks,  and the roses in the gardens are  still a joy to look at. Snapdragons and petunias vie with the  chrysanthemums. In fact the  flowers have been wonderful all  season. We certainly live in a  favored district as regards climate. Who could wish for anything better than the lovely  weather we have enjoyed these  last two or three weeks, or where  could one find greater beauty  than that which is before our  eyes every day.  Nature has been prodigal with  her rich colorings in the woods  this year. The early frost a while  ago colored the leaves before  they were ready to fall, transforming the trees with flaming  glory which are a joy to behold.  It is to be hoped that the  weatherman will continue to  smile on us for the impending  holiday on the 11th, as usually  quite   a  number    of    property-  EGMONT  By   JEAN  JEFFRIES  MRS T. DAY is home again after a short trip to Vancouver.  Phillip Paddie Jr celebrated  his second birthday on Halloween with his cousins, Linda,  Larry and Douglas Silvey. They  topped off a gay supper with a  bonfire and fireworks.  A very enjoyable bonfire was  held on the Co-op property on  Halloween night thanks to  George Page and Mrs Crowe-  Swords. About 25 grown-ups.and  children alike enjoyed the fireworks and wiener roast. Later  George played his accordian for  awhile and everyone went home  tired but happy.  Mr and Mrs J. Devaney have  their house up on land now after  towing it from Pender Harbour.  Welcome to Egmont, folks.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  holders come up for that weekend.  Mrs Bridgeman left on Sunday for an extended visit in  Vancouver. She expects to be  away until after Christmas and  New Year. Mr Bridgeman is still  a patient at Jericho Beach Hospital..  We noticed that Mr and Mrs  Grant have returned home after  being away on a short vacation.  Mr and Mrs Mullett have been  visiting in Vancouver for a few  days.  On Monday afternoon the  "Harmony Group" of the Gibsons Memorial United Church  WA held their usual monthly  meeting. They were the guests  of Mrs Bevan at the manse.  Fourteen members of the group  were present and two visitors.  Final arrangements were made  for the sale or work and tea  which is being held on November 25 under the auspices of the  joint groups of the WA. The reelection of the officers of this  last year was discussed. With the  exception of the retiring president, the officers of last term  will continue to hold office during the ensuing year. Mrs Parkinson will be the new president,  in place of Mrs Rennie.  Mr and Mrs Vaughn Moore  with their daughter Jacquelin  were weekend visitors. They  were the guests of Mr and Mrs  McAlpine.  THE STORE THAT  SUPPLIES THE WHOLE  FAMILY  FINE OLD  LEATHER GOODS  Hand made to order  Ladies' handbags, gents'  wallets, etc. Any color or  style.  Order Now for Xmas  Mail Orders to Coqst  News  Bottled & Shipped htj  ALFRED LAMB&S0NL���  LONDON,ENGLAND  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board oi  by the Government of British Columbia.  SCHEDULE   OF   PASSENGER  AND   EXPRESS  SERVICE  Schedule No. 15 ��� Effective September 29, 194?  Subject to Change Without Notice  PENINSULA  ON TIME  sr  Make sure that  YOU are "O.T."  with your. . ���  Christmas  Shopping!  When you avoid the "Christmas Rush," stocks are plentiful and service is at its best.  Early delivery allows plenty  of time for gift wrapping and  re-mailing���and remember..*  Tuesday  NORTHBOUND  Lv. VANCOUVER 9:30  WILSON CREEK 11:45  *SECHELT 12:15  HALFMOON BAY        1:15  Ar.  PENDER HARBOUR    2:30  a.m.  a.m.  noon  p.m.  p.m.  Thursday  Lv. VANCOUVER  WILSON CREEK  *SECHELT  HALFMOON BAY  Ar.  PENDER HARBOUR  9:30  11:45  12:15  1:15  a.m.  a.m.  noon  p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Saturday  Lv. VANCOUVER  WILSON CREEK  *SECHELT  Ar.  HALFMOON BAY  9:30 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  12:15  noon  1:15  p.m.  Sunday  Lv. VANCOUVER  Ar.  *SECHELT  7:30  9:45  p.m.  p.m.  ��T. EATON C*  UKJTE��  *AII Sechelt calls will be made at Wilson Creek during  the building of new Sechelt dock.  SOUTHBOUND  Lv.  PENDER HARBOUR 2:00  WT^A^^A^r HALFMOON BAY 3:00  Wednesday      *sechelt 4.00  WILSON CREEK 4:15  Ar. VANCOUVER 6:30  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  Friday  Lv.  HALFMOON  *SECHELT  VANCOUVER  BAY       7:45 p.m.  8:45 p.m.  11:00 p.m.  Sunday  Lv.  PENDER HARBOUR 2:00  HALFMOON BAY 3:00  *SECHELT 4:00  WILSON CREEK 4:15  Ar. VANCOUVER 6:30  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  it hospital Ml mmm service  EitftiMs  GUIjF LINES  LTD.  Ferry Wharf, Fr. Columbia, Vancouver���Phone TA. 2141 8  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, Nov. 14, 1949  taen  Toward Better Public Health .  Hibsons School News  By  MALDY   THOMAS  helped to keep both parties go- Eugene  Blomgren  was   in    the  ing  successfully.  The  music  for chair.  the dance was supplied by rec- The    newly    formed    student  ords lent by Vince Prewer and badminton club  elected its first  the Teen Town. The Teen Town president, the popular Grade 11  record player was also used. student, Betty Grant. Secretary-  This very successful affair was treasurer elected was Roy Dun-  THE    PROVERBIAL    night    of __    ghosts and other spooks is over  put*on by" the kinsmen Club and can' a Grade 8 pupil. Mrs Kane  for another year in Gibsons and  the    P-TA���two    very    public- announced  that  she will resign  happily, very little damage was  spirited organizations. gom  beg*  ��P�����^   ^  done.   This  was  because  of the      The    parties    were    financed adviged ^ members  to  c'hoose  fine party put on for the kids. A J?rougn  the   sale  ot    s_hei_-uut a new supervisori The club vot-  THE QUALITY of the public health program in any country Party from 6:30 to 8:30 was put ��c��ets up_ana aown tne J-enm- ed   unanimously  to  ask ^  A.  is largely influenced by the interest and cooperation of on,for the 6"i2 *��?  gro��P and     Th- -��� ������ *~ --"-*- Goostrey to fiU this Position.  gencses/  actor  ;+e ^;+irrQK.c   ^ 0Vor0cc^ +u^. ,���u +u�� ��,h._x,_+__^ rLi w^i. .k.4-��...  a dance was held from 8:30 on  .  T1Vr  P"ze winner  for  collect- inter-house  games have start-  ts citizens, as expressed through the activities of voluntary for the teen                                      ing the most tickets has not yet ed   but  no   apSparent  leader   in  Games,    stunts    and    contests  bfer\ determined but Bob Nygren ts % ^ si ht      t   ;   stands as a very promising can-                             m-  health agencies  The sustained and active  terest of voluntary organizations  in British Columbia has been  an important factor in the development of facilities for the  protection of the public health.  A study of the history of public  didate,  GAMBIER HARBOUR  By  Glenwood  Brighton is spending a few days      At a recent Teen Town meet-    /n f i   c'anaaidiI   ,nsurai  in   Vancouver  with   her  mother-   ;u~   ��J1��   m-XT   n���* ���   ^     of   petroleum   products   was  in  Vancouver with her mother-  ing  Gibsons  Teen  Towners   de  In 1948 Canadian consumption  285  in-law.  Residents of Bowen, Gambier,  Keats   and   Paisley   islands   are  cided to try and form a recreation club for children under 13.  Roberts   Creek  Teen  Towners  A  small   epidemic   of  mumps  has hit the school within the last  is   not  health in this province reveals ON SUNDAY, October 30, the reminded of the mass meeting are <flte P���ud of their new  many examples of the obliga- RCMR Unit 276 Army, Navy to be held in the Veterans'Mem- Fec��rd Player It 3ust arrived  tions assumed by voluntary or- and Air Force Veterans in Can- orial Hall, Gambier Harbour, at .as* wee�� and everyone says it  ganizations in carrying out ex- ada held a general meeting. In 2:30 p.m., Sunday, November 13- ls tops  periments and pioneering in the H*e   c!iair     was     tlie   president, c+���_.++_^.  -.��_.   iv/r^ x?  development    of    new  services   Francis Drage,  JP.  Nominations      Mr J. B.  Stretton and Mr R  ThrouiT such    Digrams   these for   officers   were  called   for.  It J- Barrett of Sechelt went on a  two   weeks,   however   it  agencies have been fble to prove was decided by the body to re- weekend cruise to Vancouver to  very  serious.   Still  the  same   if  the  need  for  new   services  and turn the present slate of officers vlslt relatives. you have a severe cold and your  *       neea  ior  new   services   ana comine  term   The  offi   neck seems sore you had better  to- establish a plan for the prac- Ior  tne  coming   cerm.   ine oin-      ���������.,��� *��������������� +^w,^+_. ^,i_,_. ,���m  ,���-.+,o.   ~.*.  tical method     of    administering cers   are   as   follows:   President,      Partly frozen tomato juice will watch  out.  li I.   c*Z      ?      administering .    D f ���   t   vice_OTesi: make  a  delicious   and  different      At   the   November   2   student  h^^M^T^tg dSTJ. Shell^"sec'onrvfce- cocktail for the  opening  course  assembly held in the school hall  aeencv president,  C.  H.  Lugren;  execu- of luncheon or dinner. For van- the students turned down a plan  *      y'   ��� , , tive ronnHl  r   A   t ett   tp  Dave ety, add a few slices of pimento- presented  by  the  teachers    re-  The  role   of  voluntary  health Adamson   Maiof G   M   Pickard   stuffed olives to the juice before garding  the   award of crests  at  agencies is well expressed m the ^ ���     ^ 'tt    A:      j t>   ��   fi     '  freezing it the  end   of  the  vear   President  following   quotation     from     the  Ma^or J- Heath and K- C- Alex"'treezmg 2t' tne  end   0l  me  year'   ��*����"��"  American     Journal     of    Public  ander.-  Health: By an amendment the Gibsons  "In   their  motivations   and   in  comrades were given a represen-  their   operations    the   voluntary tative  on the executive  council.  health agencies represent a form A- R. Winegarden was chosen for  of   enterprise   that   is   likely   to  this position.  have a permanent and valuable      s-   J-   W.   Adkins   was   again  role in our civilization. appointed unit secretary.  'The  characteristics  that  give      Rust Lxlnd' who ,had filled the  these    agencies    their    peculiar Position of sergeant at arms for  value are their origin in a com-  three years, asked to be reliev-  monly    felt.  desire    for    better  ed thl,s yef- Edwafd A-Journe  health, their ability to hold the  was elected to fill this office     .  interest  of  outstanding  citizens;      A v��te of thanks to President  their high standards of steward- ��Tagf*��? hls untiring efforts to  ship;  their  ability to  enlist the ��eneflt *? UIV* Was ProPosed hy  Imperial gallons per person, exceeded in the world only by the  United States' consumption of  560 Imperial gallons.  Dental Notice  Dr. Lowe, dentist, of Roberts Creek, will be at  the Pender Harbour Hospital from Nov. 12th to  20th inclusive. Make appointments with The  Hospital Secretary.  services   of   volunteer   workers;  Edward Murchie.  their wide support by the good- The president proposed a vote  will of the public; and last, but ��* thanks to the retiring sergeant  perhaps most important, their a\, armf ��� An round of applause  freedom and independence." followed and Mr Lund was call  ed upon to give a speech. He  An outstanding example of told the group that he had en-  the development of a voluntary joyed working with the unit and  agency program to meet a speci- that he felt his successor could  fie need is the Red Cross Blood and would do just as good a job  Transfusion Service. The expan- as he himself had done,  sion   of    a   wartime   emergency'  service to a peacetime program Kenneth C. Alexander of Port  of the scope of the present serv- Graves was elected as a mem-  ice is a vast undertaking which ber of the American Geographi-  requires the active support of cal Society. The AGS is affiliat-  not only hundreds of Red Cross ed with the Royal Geographic  volunteers but of thousands of Society of London, England,  interested citizens. The value of  Mr W. S. Bradbury is on holiday. It appears to me that he  is on a busman's holiday as he  is brush clearing at his home  this week.  such a program cannot be measured in dollars; it is measured  in terms of lives saved, and invalids restored to health. There  are few ways in which one may  sacrifice so little and accomplish      Mr Francis Drage spent a day  so  much.  This  is just  one  ex- jn Vancouver. Unfortunately, he THIS COLUMN is open to any organization who wishes  to advertise  any     coming     event.  ample  of  the valuable   services caught a cold during his trip. The main purpose of the column is to eliminate the duplication of events on the same  SsPttaouXutlhe pr���     Mrs   Elsie   Kingston   of  New^T^ ^Z'rH,'��d^tised in the events column for any  length  of time  for only ond  B     y X L_j���_  dollar. Take advantage of this column to publicize your event and to reserve the dote.  ��*4 KJCjC'* ��-��C-����*0>*-5-OM��������C W'WOO-KXXWQO.'OCJ  The  aem.i.Mj.ijjiMw.w��Agww^  Village Centre is the heart of Sechelt, containing the leading retail sto res and the public telephone and telegraph office.  All types of Insurance  Fire    Burglary  Automobile  K. WHITAKER  LG. Harris  Sechelt  Real Estate    Insurance  Phones 63 or 31C  The  Village  Coffee Shop  We feature ...  Steaks  Chops  Sandwiches  And Snacks  Try our  Fountain Service  Quality Food  Pleasantly Served  Join  Our  Turkey  Club  Lang's Drugs  Prescription Specialists  Village  Market  Phone 56  A   completely   stocked  modern  RexQ.ll: Drug   Store  ���  Two stores serving  the Peninsula  SECHELT  Phone 52  GIBSONS  Phone 29  BREAD  CAKES  COOKIES  Donuts ���".-' Buns  fmadeiresh  daily by  experienced  bakers  At the  SECHELT  BAKERY  PARKER'S  Hardware  A Complete Line  of ...  General Hardware  Glidden Paint  Kitchenware  Linoleum  Stoves  Washing   Machines  Electrical  Fixtures  Fishing Supplies  Tools  Garden Equipment  Chinaware  lUUHMWMMia ������

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