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Array u  . orized as Second  C7       Mail, Post Office  Department,   Ottawa"  Published by The Coast News, Gibsons, B.C.     Vol. .4-82        Thursday August. 16 1951    5c per copy, $2.00 per year by mail.  11'.  ar on Dear  (fThe first ticket ever sold on Black Ball car ferry was bought  SB Jpy Coast News representative from Ferry Manager George D.  {  ;ith, while Company President Col. George Paulin looks on.  Water Commissioner James Hall should resign his post ot  (he village commission.  He should do so now, before he can do more unwitting and  |areless harm to our-village.,-'  Here, is the record.        ���  if     He suggested the cannery pipe could last for a long time yet  Ind all it needed was patching.  ||     More than 20 years old, .the, cannery, wooden pipe is silted  Mb nearly 50 percent of its capacity. It feeds a pipe larger than  ftself y..thsreby., creato  Bow ��� it's leaking'inmany unknown places. It is just sufficient  % supply the cannery. Having prior rights, it comes before the  [jjillage.  ' T- The*Commissioner's handling of the whole water situation  ,. ias so bungled -' the village clerk took over and wi\hin four  If leeks (has a complete plan with costs and values laid before the  !$e. commission.  ' [    Suggestion to have Engineer Conway elucidate on his plan  *i Thursday was forced out of Mrs. Nestman and Commissioner  Jnderson following the water commissioner's plea that he still  ||id a lot to clarify in the West Vancouver engineer's plan.  We predict we shall see the plan go into the bylaw stage  ithin a few days, with or without sanction from the water com-  issioner."  The village has probably lost and certainly stands to lose,  Ifioney because Commissioner Hall persists in passing the buck  |j> his men. He has consistently neglected to have reports of water  Slfmnections made to the village clerk. Two water caretakers have  rade connections for the last several months-no notification has  jeen made to the village clerk. And then the water commissioner  las the nerve to blame his staff.  \   If Mr. Hall insists that he is not responsible for his care-  kers, then we suggest the caretakers move into Mr. Hall's seat  the commission.  1|<    Leaks have been apparent  on the main water line along  Marine Drive. These leaks have been noticed for several months.  % is suspected the valuable water is escaping in at least two  llaces. Mr. Hall was Requested -several times - to have these  pings attended vto.  1   - Faced by a p'oint blank question, Tuesday, he reported that  |is men were all working on the pump house property, yet, every  jogger in the countrys-;is out of work. There.are several dozen  Ivithin a five mile radiu%;of this village who would have jumped  tit' the chance of finding the leaks and fixing them.  I      The leaks' still go on 'and the miain valve opposite Bal's  iblbck, out of order for months; is still leaking and wasting water  T��md making a menace of itself.  Thie fact that the water at the pumphouse,^ which may be  Idesperately needed yet'j is not fit for human consumption can be  laid at Mr. Hall's door. He had been previously ordered to protect  jthe springs until he had at least put a fence around the area. The  jfwater is still not fit for human consumption. '  ?' A $50,000 water bylaw faces the village this fall. Does any-  lone believe for one-minute that the village will trust, such a pro-  Jgram in the hands of a man as incompetent and with such utter  ['disregard for public welfare? ,.  f       To assure passage- of the water bylaw and for the wellbein g  ;of Gibsons future - Mr. James Hall, water commissioner for the  Village   of- Gibsons  should [resign - now '- and   without   any  equivocation or hesitation.  His staying on the Village Commission is a sure way of non.  passage of the bylaw. We say that in all sincerity and without  thought of trying to hammer home a point. It is absolutely imperative that we have a new water commissioner.  'If we don't we shall have a continuation, next year, of/the  | horrible water mess that we now have.  Batt Sets High  Praise From Gates  The Honorable John Gates,  Minister of labour, was loud  in his praise of B. M. Maclntyre, M.L.A., when he spoke  at' a meeting of notables during  Ferry   Day   celebrations.  "He is a great man," Capt.  Cates said. "He 'has vision and  is a true Canadian. He works  hard for the constituency and  is well thought of in Victoria.''  Recalling his early days as  a tug boat captain in the west'  Howe Sound region,-Captain  Cates1 gave a brief outline of  the area's history and ended  by saying. "I would like to  stay here myself."  "F" stands for fun, frolic,  and more  were in abundance,  loaded   with   celebrities, made  approximately noon.  Daryl Smith Wins  Many Forest Badges  HALFMOON BAY.��� Daryl  Smith of Halfmoon Bay has  returned from the Junior  Forest Warden, training camp  in West Vancouver, where he  received an eight-day course  in conservation.  The tests he successfully  passed, and the badges he won  are the following: swimming,  first aid, fire fighting, tree  identification, surveying and  conservation.  frivolity, and friendship. These  Saturday, when  the Quillayute,  it';  inaugural  run,  arriving  at  Mrs Lillian O'Neil Victim  In Weekend Drowning  PORT MELLON. ���- A double drowning marred, the weekend when Mrs. Lillian Charlotte O'Neil arid an unidentified  ,man, believed- tovbe ^? iPa'frel-Mj ^from eastern Canatla^Were  drowned from an 18 foot cabin type boat which sank off Hillside late Saturday or early Sunday morning.  Other  occupants   saved    by     ��� 5   quick action of Frank Skid-  more, who picked them out of  the water following their  overhead cries were, the dead  woman's son, Frank Zantolas,  Mrs. Elinor Zantolas, William  Sherwood and Kenneth La-  londe.  John Cameron, first aid man  for Port Mellon, received high  praise from R.C.M.P. for the  "very good work," done by  him in helping revive those  saved and for working more  than two hours on Mrs. O'Neil  in a vain effort to save her  life.  Jack Campbell, called to the  scene of the accident, found  Mrs. O'Neil's body.  *No trace has yet been* found  of Farrel's body.  "The boat seemed to just  sink without cause," one ��� of  the victims said. "We never  hit anything. She just started  to go down and first thing we  knew we were in the water."  Little Pat Murray  Dies in San Jose  One of Gibsons most popular  pupils, 14 year old Patricia  Merral Murray, who died in  San Jose, California, August  10, was buried in Vancouver,  Wednesday.  Daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Thomas P. Murray, Pat was  taken to San Jose suffering  from a cerebral injury. She is  survived by her brother,  jThomais, her grandparents,  Mr. and Mrs. M. Osborne,  Gibsons, and William Murray,  Vancouver.  Cremation took place at Nun  and Thompson Funeral Parlours.  Commission Was  Busy Tuesday  The Rocky Road, long a  headache to road commissioners- of Gibsons, will be immediately closed off to vehicular  traffic. ,  Council, Tuesday, decided to  stop all traffic on the unsafe  highway. A proper path will  be cleared in order to allow  use for pedestrians only.  Plans are now being surveyed by Road Commissioner  William Skellett. Avith a view  to erect either a flume or culvert in order to carry off the  excessive flow of winter water.  Commissioner Anderson will  try to have the road utilized  in some fashion to enhance the  view.  More than $2,600 has found  its way into- village coffers;  portion of the village's quota  of motor vehicle licenses, forwarded from  Victoria.  Two more applications for  re-zoning of property from  residential to business and  residential were received by  commissioners. Gordon Bryant  and Mrs. A. MeNab . have  applied for re-zoning following application for same by  C. P. Smith on property next  to the home of Dr H. Inglis.  Dr Inglis filed a letter of  protest to the Smith application,, claiming loss of property  value and pointing out the  medical residence was . not  truly a business property.  Commission ers kicked  around argument on the subject but stayed clear of any  decision until following public  hearing and reading of bylaw.  Commissioner J. Hall report-  First ear on board was that  of John Klein, accompanied  by Mrs. Klein and T. R.  Chappie, sales representative  for Standard Oil. ���  Two Black Ball Ferry test  cars  tried   out the  slips first.  First ticket bought on the  new service was that acquired  by this paper from Company  President Colonel George  Paulin and Manager George  Frith.  First run was made under  command of Captain Thomas  Campbell.  Standing guard as the Quillayute   docked   were   two   red  <!^ uniformed     Royal    Canadian  Mounted  Police.  Schojbi   children,   Arranged  on the wharf sang the national.  ��� anthem while passengers stood  at attention.  The long, white ribbon  guarding entrance to the  wharf, was cut by one of Gibsons first residents, C. Chuck  Winegarden.  vWefeomin-g: ^add^esse: was  made by . Commission Chair-  many Mrs. E, Nestman, speaking on behalf of the Village  and residents of the Sechelt'  Peninsula.  ' Sandy Sanderson drove the  first car off the 48 car ferry,  followed by Don MacLeod,,  Vancouver Daily Province  staff photographer and Alderman Halford Wilson, representing the City of Vancouver.  The car parade was led off  the wharf by Powell River  Pipe Band, the Legion Auxiliary Bugle Band and the Vancouver Firemen Brass Band.  Harry Greenwood is  Called in Death  PENDER  HARBOUR,  ���  Harry    Greenwood,    73,    who1  died   Monday   in    St.   Mary's  Hospital,  was   buried   in   Sea-  view  Cemetery,  today.  The former lighthouse keeper and veteran sailing skipper  had been ailing for some time.  Well known around the village  of Gibsons, he was foreman in  charge of construction of St.  Mary's Church in that village.  He leaves to mourn, his wife  in Gibsons.  Requiem matss was said by  Father E. O'Dwyer at 10 this  morning.  Graham Funeral Home was  in   charge   of  arrangements,  ea   the  pump   house  property  renovations were coming along,  "well."  Village fathers are steering  clear of a new traffic bylaw  until a clearer picture arises  following the car ferry. An  attempt will be made to have'  signs posted prohibiting certain dangerous parkins: practises. "First signs will be on  Sechelt Hill and the Church  corn er'' sa id commissi oner  Skellett. The Coast News     Thursday August 16 1951  he Coast Metus  eith Cutler An  Published every Thursday by The Coast News, Gibsons, B.C.  Publishers, William Sutherland and Samuel Nutter.  A clean family newspaper dedicated to furthering the truth and all  community efforts.  Advertising rates may be had upon application to The Coast News,  Gibsons B.C.  er mm  Now that, the ferry is a thing of the present and not just a  dream in our future, may we be so bold as to point out to Mr.  E.C. Carson, minister of public works that if he should find extra  money in his highway purse would he please look at our so called  highways before granting to other communities.  We would remind the honorable member that tourists are  the third largest source of revenue for this province. This year's  returns is up approximately 15 percent from the figures of last  year. ' #  Tourists  depend   on  roads.  We  have  the  greatest  tourist  attractions in the wide, long expanse of British Columbia. We  have many tourists coming past our doors. We have very little in.  .the way of roads to entice them back.  If tourists are the third greatest means of revenue and we  have the west's greatest scenery and most enticing country, is  it not reasonable to think we should have a fair portion of road  money?  Mr. Carson, has every reason, in the world to reconsider*the  .allocation usually granted this area. We cannot do our full share  of increasing the tourist dollar without roads.  Unlike other portions of B.C., we have everything for tourists  in the. line of the unexpected beauty 'spots and the grandeur.  We need reads.  One of our big worries is that we are going to need them  ���.sooner than we, or. the Province of B.C. thought.  Our complete road system should be reconsidered - and now.  Part of the Past  Ferry day has come and gone and with it one of the most  cooperative days in the history of Gibsons.  As is always the case in such instances, there were many who  turned not one hand toward helping. Strong and vociferous  members of the Board of Trade were prominent by their absence.  And still, cooperation stood out -as one of .the finest thifigs  in a day of fine things.  To C.P. Ballentine and his committee of Jack Marshall and  C. Lock Knowles, goes much credit for the successful festivities.  To Bai goes most of the credit, without his drive, ferry  'day could not have been such a success.  To the men who so generously gave of their time and talent  in erecting the Welcome sign goes much credit and the'grateful  thanks of this community.  The flags and buntings which made gay our streets and  wharf will bo kept for future   occasions.  Little was wasted and much was enjoyed. To the men who  were so willing to thrill the crowds witih their deeds of skill and  daring goes our appreciation.  Gibsons Ferry Day ha? gone, but it will long remain as a  mark for future celebrations. We predict it will be many a long  year before such'will be seen again in this locality.  Like the moth, we have had our day. It was good for everyone. ^Everyone is glad, tired, happy and grateful.  Halfmoon Bay  BY Mrs K. RAVEN  Competition    among    local  sport    fishermen    is    running  high  as   each  budding  angler  Ties   with  the  other  in  order  to "win the Ii. B. Stoker silver  -cup now .on show at the Red-  :roofs Store. The cup is awarded to the fisherman who lands  the best and largest salmon.  Each fisherman is now catching his or her limit as seldom  does a boat come to land-without some sort of hatch.  Homes    are   already   being  "budlt in order to take advantage   of   the  car  ferry  service  ?W'hiich   is   slated   to   help   us  grow.  R. M. McAllister and his  family are summer vacationing in his newly builtx summer home.  Miss Helen Pierce, well  known, dancer, is visiting with  her mother and dad, Mr. and  and Mrs. Pierce.  Ev Cafferty was a recent  visitor at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. G. B. Ladner. Congratulations' to Mr. and Mrs. Wally  Stewart on the birth of a  daughter, Deborah, August 3  in Vancouver.  Birthday greetings to Miss  Janice Stewart, -Master Kenny  Moffart, and Lloyd Brackett.  All these persons recently  celebrated  their birthdays.  Vff��*w��fn��niimuemiaiiiMiiHi  i w*m**��*��******xmm~m~m**&���+^*M���a****MmmM**��m**umam**a*mmu*m*mManmm*#m*M*mnMm  s  GRAVEL SAND CEMENT  GENERAL CARTAGE  SECHELT CARTAGE  Phone Sechelt GO  (Continued from last week)  Wre ail suspect there are inequities in pensions, both old  age and Avar veterans |payments. Some, individuals directly involved, pensioners themselves or persons working to  help the aged and handicapped  have intimate knowledge of  glaring examples of iniquities.  But where does the basic  wrong exist? At what point  has our governmental thinking  on pension planning gone astray?     !  When    veterans'    organizations     made     representations  before the War Veterans Committee   at   Ottawa  they   were  faced with an insurmountable  problem:   the   committee   was  empowered to discuss, and accept   jor   reject,    one   specific  piece  of legislation -��� the new  Unemployability     Supplement.  And  that was all. The orders  of referanee of the committee  were so narrow that in order  to consider any other phase of  war   pensions   it   would  have  been necessary to  obtain permission   from    the   House   of  Commons to change the limits  of the agenda.  Veterans'' groups had |no  quarrel with the principle of  aiding the most seriously handicapped and unemployable  pensioners with whatever  money is available. They DID  protest the apparanjt, substitution of this 2 million dollar  supplement for what is most  urgently needed, a raise in  basic pensions.  I say "apparant. substitution," for | government men  insist that the supplement does  not necessarily close the door  to future pension raises. However, itTis" significant'that the  Veterans Affairs Minister, Mr.  Hughes. Lapointe, stated publicly (and his words are recorded in the Ottawa Citizen)  to the effect that though a dis-  bility pension- was once .considered as a "substitute for a  pay envelope", now a better  conception, .is that it is to com  ployed.. But how gainfully employed ... fully, partially, casually? The question of casual  earnings is one of individual"  administrations which varies  from place to place, and pretty  well has to be treated for individual cases. A man earning  we'll say 20 dollars a month  stoking furnaces ��� (might not  be considered unemployable  enough to drjiw' the new 'Supplement, but would be entitled  W.V.A.  But a steady job of any kind  disqualifies the pensioner from  either scheme. Yet there is no  assurance that the working  pensioner is earning a liveable  income. Whether he is nr not,  he is competing against able  bodied individuals and must  pensate the recipient for the constantly try that much  loss of ability to  do anything     harder (to maintain   his posi-  ss'iSn??  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  .   9:00 , a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  if Evenings by Appointment  If Every day except Thurs.  j| Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?.  i  n  that a person without a  disability can do."  The Minister seems to be  here suggesting that if a man  learns to-overcome his handicap and is able to perform as  efficiently as one not disabled  then he has less need for a  pension for his living. This  train of thought introduces the  element of need into pensions  allocation. And the government  has extended the premise, introducing a kind of means test  without calling it that, to pay  a living only to those high disability pensioner^ [who are  about to starve ��a nominal  amount of assistance.  But what about [all other  pensioners? The government  relies on statistics showing  that they  are   gainfully   em-  tion.  And what has been done to  this man's pension, be it 6  dollars or 60 and more? It has  been reduced. War pensions  today are worth 30 per "cent  less than when they were first'  established . . . and in comparison with a rising Canadian  standard of living have, decreased in true value considerably more.  The drop in money values of  pensions is, of course, caused  by the cost of living. The 100  dollars ,a month pension in  1939 should ��� by the government 's own set of statistics ���  be 182 dollars now. It is 125,  after a strong fight by veterans'  organizations, to '������have ' it  Continued on page 3)  (See Keith Cutler) .���  WE LEAD  THE HARBOUR WITH  .   Dry Goods  China  New, Fresh Supplies  A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender. Harbour, B.C.  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS:���  ' ' '  Pender  Harbour:  Bill  Donley���Phone:   Sechelt   11S2  Gibsons. Reg.  Godfrey���Phone:  Granthams  56������'���;���  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  -' Vancouver:   Phone  PAcific   4558;  Night  KErr.   6352  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  " Tractor Transport No. 1" ��� especially equipped for  hauling oats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Lost Towing  Scow Towing  Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater  Construction Marine  Salvage  Salvage Punjps "^ '     .  Now the wind blows hard  from the east-nor'-east  Our ship she sails ten knots at least  Huzza, we're homeward bound!  For over a century Lamb's Navy has  been the call of those who know  good rum'. Smooth and mellow, it is  matured, blended and bottled in  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums. (  Lamb's Navy Rum  This advertisement is. not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  An old sea skartty 3n&&td-mu)9  ({<Hlt  *T. 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BCD-1-03  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  Gambler Banee  or August 18  GAMBIER. ��� Fire victims  on this island will be helped by-  several means, not least of  which will be the donations  received from various sources.  Francis Drage J.P. has announced gifts of $25 from- the  provincial command of the  Army, Navy and Airforce  Veterans in Canada,, $50 collected from visitors during the  meeting in Veteran's Hall two  weeks ago and $5 from an. an-  nonymous source'in Gibsons..  A dance in the hall at Gambier during the evening of  August 18 is slated to further  augment funds being raised to  aid families devoid of all their  worldly possessions following  recent fires  on; the  island.  For information of patrons  wishing to attend the dance,  The Marine K, owner Bob  Hunter, will leave Gibsons  wharf, Saturday, the 18 at approximately 8  p.m.  KEITH CUTLEll  (Continued from page 2)  raised. "When that 25 per cent  increase was obtained the cost  of living index stood at 150.  Veterans were assured that  instead of a further rise, the  index would |soon drop back  to 140, at which point there  would be some reality to the  pension payment of 125 dollars.. But the index has risen  another 30 and more points!  And a basic increase in pen-  . sion payments has been denied.  It's impossible to finalize  our pensions discussion, for so  many aspects, have not been  covered. Even if we spent  three weeks studying the problem,' someone would inevitably    bring   up    yet    another  Thursday August 16 1951    The Q.ast JNlews  how  big  point.    That's  question is.  We    must    eventually  down to eases. For, after  cases are people and it is  the  get  all,  the  clothing,  sheltering of  feeding,  people    with   which    pensions  are concerned.   I have  quoted  figures   of a  general   nature,  statistics which  were  published at the recent veterans  affairs committee  sittings ��� in  fact the background study for  these.four broadcasts took me  to   the  official   transcript   of  . committee,  proceedings,   Hansard,   and  Legion  Briefs   and  case histories, .and so on. This  is all  available for anyone to  reaxil.   Hansard   is   obtainable  from Ottawa, write your member.  The  Legionaire magazine  contains    countless    editorials,  records   of. individual ~ cases,,  veteran's    opinions   from    all  across the country. The cost of  living picture is an open book  to everyone, and statistics show  how  much a   person needs  to  eat,.put clothes on his back, a.  roof over his head and so on.  But there  is this danger in  statistics: they do not present'  the  basic  problem;   which   is.  how to keep the handicapped  alive   and   contented  with   at  least a nominal amount of self  respect.  The government looked ' at  the statistics and came up with  the new Unemployability Supplement. They also looked at  current defence expenditures ���  ant aecided 2 million dollars  was about all .that could be  spent at the present time.  Whether considererd merely an  emergency stop-gap measure or  as alleged bjr the Canadian  Legion a dangerous departure  from established traditions of  pensions legislation, the fact  remains that the TTnemploya-  bility Supplement is inadequate  to meet the basic problems of  all pensioners.  Use Coast News Classified Ads  ^=ggS2g-M-����=������....��-.....����^^  :����p�����BmMBBmmm*mMM*i  CONGRATULATIONS  PENINSULA  ON YOUR NEW FERRY SERV-ICE  JOHNSON Limited  Highest Prices Paid For  CEDAR, FIR POLES and PILING  Write Phone or Wire Collect  837 WEST HASTINGS, PAcific 5267  Vancouver, B.C.  Box  171 Phone North 196  NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C.  ���NnriRirnfttaKDBMnmfl*,  I  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  "Will   call  and   buy   for  cash,  L. beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins   to   Irvines   Landing  R. H. Stroshen  Wilson  Creek  y    ELECTRICAL  WORK  PLUMBING  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies,   Fixtures,  Service  Sechelt Building  Suppies  Phone   60  Reliable Electrical  Repairs  Appliances,    Fixtures,    Radios  WashingMachines  Everything   Electrical  Gibsons Electric  Phone   45  PLUMBING and HEATING  | "��� ���-  Sunset Hardware  __GIBSONS    f  Registered     Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contractig  FLORIST  Flowers   for   all   occasions  We   are   agents   for   large  Vancouver florists  Fast   service   for   weddings  and   funerals  Jack Mayne  Phone   Sechelt   24     or   write  P.O.   Box   28  Plumbing,   Heating   and |  Supplies. |  Jack Marshall I  Gibsons B.C.  Phone Gibsons 104 or 33  REAL ESTATE  GIFT STORE  John  Coleridge  Agencies  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full  Time Real Estate  Agent  Phone Gibsons 37  Headquarters   for   Wool,  Notions,   Cards,   Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons   5-10-15  Store  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  ��  TAXI  HARDWARE  KNOWLES  SERVICE"  HARDWARE  Phone 33 __ Gibsons li.C  Builder's Hardware      -  Paint.  Plumbing  Appliances  .   Complete   Installation  Maintenance  Service  DELIVERIES  TO  ALL  POINTS  Peninsula     Cabs  ���24-Hour  Service  2   Phones   --   2   Cabs  WILSON   CREEK   and  SELMA   PARK  Phone Sechelt 66  MACHINISTS  Taxi Sir ?  call  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt  48  TRANSFERS-TRUCKS  Hills  Machine Shop  Mobilized  Welding  Welding   anywhere   -anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 Res.  58  %i.  Hansen Transfer  GENERAL  CARTAGE  Phone   Sechelt  28  Sechelt,   B.C.  SiWS" (MMKCfp- The Coast News     Thursday August 16 1951  yamuKBfiXr^mtKBSYau  y is?-  *^!Ljk^  V     -  A  PEGGY BROOKS  Lovely songstress Poggy Brooks is featured  nightly in her own show for Colgate's.  Musical background is supplied by Lou  Snider, and announcer is Barry Wood.  Listen   for   "The   Peggy   Brooks   Show".  Dial 980 each week night  at 7:30 p.m.  o"*Xs  ^  ^ i  /**��� -  N  / Vs-,  %  *^ ���*  s  w  -��1  W-,  -.  Ml?  X  "�����������>  FIRST WITH-THE NEWS'  This and That  BY MRS NESTMAN  From Edmonton comes Sgt.  W. E. Saunders, RCAF, with  wife and family, visiting their  parents. Major and Mrs. A. L.  W. Saunders. Mrs. Ed Turner  is away to Calgary for two  weeks vacation, while Murray  Kane, wife and family are  down from Ashcroft for their  holidays. Miss Susie Jones,  public health nurse, is away  for  a  months  vacation.  Noticed visiting the Village  were Art Hull and his wife;  Mrs. Helen Reilly, and Mrs.  McGown, Sr. Home from  ��� R.C.A.F. for a visit are Don  Graham.  Mrs. Jim'Anderson is away  for a week. Mrs. Hlookoff has  left for Vancouver where she  Avill be teaching this year. The  small ones are going to miss  her this year, a very capable,  primary teacher.  Doc' Skelton, who is now  residing in Burnaby, waiS  taken to hospital, Avith a serious heart attack. Mrs. Eileen  Kane is now Mrs. John Glass-  . ford, after a very quiet ceremony in tow.n.  Milt Brown's dad, despite  his age, is still very active^  but not a-s agile as he used  to be. He took a bad fall off  a ladder, and is resting at the  Brown home.  It's another girl at the Win-  grove home ��� all doing fine.  The tell me "Bubsie"' Lowden  was recently married in Reno,  Nevada, her husband is from  North Vancouver.  Taking the "Long walk" in  the near future will be Pearl  Kane and Wilf Gray. Doreen  Bliimgren and Leo> Nestman  have set September 3 for their  wedding day.  Leaving for a trip by plane  to the east, are Mr. and Mrs.  Jules Sehutz. They plan to  drive  back.  "Ferry Day", has come and  gone, it was really a wonderful  day,  everything  went over in   .  i  The Coast News  CLA/JiriED  ADVEETIXING  3  Lines  (15   words)  for 35c" 3  Insertions,, (same  ad)  75c  Extra  words,  above   15-word   min.   2c  each   ���   Cash   with  order  Notices,    Engagements,'   Marriag-es,    Deaths,   etc., . 75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  LISTINGS WANTED.  JOHN COLERIDGE Agencies  real estate licenced and bonded agents (Connection with  JS.A. Roberts Ltd.) Listings  ffesfjiired, attractive to retired  <3o��ples. Contact our office or  Coast News Office,.  iGibs'onjs to Pender Harbour.  H.B. Gordon Real Estate. Box  11 Sechelt, Phone 53 J  LIST your property with us  for prompt results. We offer  you .a Friendly Courteous Real  jEi&ate Service. Write us for  any information Regarding  tihis district. Consolidated  Brokers Ltd. Gibsons Branch  opposite the Post Office. A.W.  Hoare   M.E.R,   Gibsons,   B.C.  >; ���-������ i ��� ���      ��� '   ��� " ���-��� ��� -'���������  FOR SALE  Eigthy White Leghorn "pullets  ready to lay, $2.50 each. James  Chipperfield,  R.R,   1.. Gibsons.  WANTED ~  FOR SALE  Dining room and kitchen help  wanted. Apply Mariner Cafe,  G-ibsohs.  WE. HAVE a wide range of  battery radios from $10 to $50.  See  them  on  display  at  our  store.  We accept trade ins.  Gibsons   Electric   phone   45  tm  ���  Residential lots in Village of  Gibsons 50 X- 132 ft. adjoining the Sedhelt Peninsula  Highway. Close to schools and  Churches. Elec.tric lights and  water, low taxes. $275.00 and  $350.00. Apply Granthams���  Phone  88. 84  15 ft. canoe, one year old, must  sell, makje offer. Apply Syd  Lee 1175 E. 12th Ave. Vancouver. . 83  8  ft.  inboard,   2 fishing rods, -  anchor and chain, 2 reels and  net. $180 .complete with motor.  Stan's  Barber   Shop,   Gibsons.  LOST "  LOST ��� Tailgate from GMC  Pick-up between Wilson and  Roberts Creek. Phone Chuck  Blanchard, or 41-L-t Crystal  Lake  Logging.  arden Club Dan  Gibsons Garden ��� Club meets  in the Anglican Church Parish  Hall, Tuesday, August 21, at  8 p.m.  . Dance, sponsored by P-TA,  will be held in Roberts Creek  Hall, August 18.  a   very  orderly   fashion,   and  even  with  a  few  minor   mishaps, with' no one being hurt,  it  was ������ voted   a  huge  success.  Credit   for the   fine   program,  certainly  goes  out to  a hard  working committee, Bal, Lock  ��� Knowles,   and   Jack   Marshall.  Many days of hard work went  into   this   event,    and    for   its  success     they     are     certainly  responsible.   Our   guests   were  loud in praise of such a wonderful     turnout,     they    were  really   touched   (as   they   told  me),   at  the  wonderful  sight.  The sight on the wharf, all the  small boats certainly impressed  them,   and   they  admitted  they had  never received  such  a reception anywhere.  When the Port Mellon road  gets in, it's going to be bedlam  around here, and we are certainly going to need a traffic  cop. In ihe meantime  body want to buy a  I'm not kidding!  ��� any-  house?-  owe 5oon  ��� in ���  ommunity and Adjacent Malls  Gibsons, B. C.  Friday Saturday .  August 31 Sept(&nb'er 1  6 p.m. ��� 10 p.m. 10 a.m. ��� 5 p.m.  Official Opening  1 p.m. Saturday  . B.M. Maclntyre f.U.  EXHIBITS ENTERTAINMENTS  REFRESHMENTS RAFFLES  Admission 25 cents.  DOOR PRIZES: FIRST $15  SECOND $10  Drawn at Fair ��� Saturday 4' p.m.  le*  I  Saturday 9 p.m.  Admission $1 ��� Raffle at Dance  Distribution of Prizes at Farmer's Inst, Meet.  September 10 ��� 8 p.m.  Under Auspices Howe Sonnil Farmer's  ��� and Womens' Institutes  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia ,       Much Ado  BY CHERRY WHITAKER  Chicken a la King ��� Chicken Maryland ��� Chicken Gumbo. Roasted, fried, stewed or  in sandAvicheS', chicken is delightfully delicious. But, unless you can handle enough to  keep the whole thing on a  strictly impersonal basis, don't  let the flavor of the birds stir  up an urge to raise  menus, so says the  experience. '  We.have chickens. Have had  them for three years and will  probably continue to have  them. Like the itch, they are  harder to get rid off than to  get ��� short of wholesale  slaughter. But having them  isn't easy. The mental anguish  while frying., anatomical segments   of a feathered   friend  your own  voice  of  called   '' Buster' \   is  still as  acute now as it was the first  time we cut down on the flock.  The high rate of exchange on  eggs is all that makes the anguish bearable.  Our initial entry into the  poultry-raising business was  comparatively painless. Someone else got them out of diapers and turned them over to  us. Six adolescent Rhode  Island hens and frvyo roosters.  They were nameless with no  identifying characteristics beyond a glint of eye and a certain amount of rear-end sartorial elegance denoting the  roosters.  We felt we had made adequate preparations for their  arrival. A rather neat building, constructed of slightly  planks     salvaged  surrounded  weathered  from  the    beach,  F  by a wire fence which took  adult males two hours to put  up. ' Nonetheless;, for reasons  now forgotten, we spent several hours of the chicken'si  first night with us crawling  around in the bushes. Why  they took to the bushes in the  first place, why we crawled in  after them, or why any of us  came out of the bushes at all,  is beyond me.  Aside from that first skirmish our lives together were  more or less without .incidents  They'd have been a lot less  except for one factor. The  largest rooster was the nastiest  male unrelated to the Borgias.  A beauty to' look at, but with  a disposiion so vile that even  the hens viewed him with  great displeasure. He bullied  the smaller roaster to such an  extent that the poor little fellow moved out of the yard at  the crack of dawn and returned only ; when . the big brute  was too sleepy to move. After  six or so months of being  victimized the small one got  the axe. This was in the nature  of a humanitarian act not a  desire to eat chicken.  For  some   time  the'routine  remained the same ��� feed the  -things,    keep ;v)their    quarters  clean and  collect   eggs. Then  in  the .early spring .six,  day-  old chicks arrived. None of the  hens were old enough to have  developed any, strong maternal  instincts so tlie pre-school. care  was up to. us.   We rigged up  a  cardboard  box  and   placed  it  beside  the    kitchen    stove.  That was fine during the day,,  but night presented a problem.  After  a   considerable    amount  of mental scratching, the head  of the house got a bright idea.  An   old   enamel  coffee   pot,   a  remoyeable   wall  light, turned  upside   down   into   the   coffee  pot, and twenty feet of cord,  made   a   fair    heating    plant.'  The babies didn't think much;  of their  warm,  shiny   mother  until we covered it with a pair  of woolen    soakers   belonging  to  small   daughter,   but   from  then on they snuggied up cosily. That nght we retired happy with the thought that our  charges were safe and warm.  Some time later a crash, clatter and a wail sent us flying  to the kitchen. 8, outward  bound from his. room, had  tripped over the twenty feet  of electric cord. This had more,  than a disrupting effect on the  heating plant. It removed it  from the box entirely, leaving  the babies completely shattered by their rude awakening,  and the sudden disappearance  of their ersatz mamma.. Excitement ran high until we  restored order and soothed  8 and the chicks. There wasn't  any other place to plug the  cord except directly across the  path of the nightly pilgrimages. We solved the problem  quite effectively, by placing  three pieces of stove wood  over the cord in front of the  door. After stubbing his toe  hard enough to wake him up  three nights in a row, 8's subconscious took to the extent  of ���automatically lifting his  feet over both cord and wood.  Our nights resumed their  normal quiet. Of the days I  will speak no more till next  week.  ONE IN FIVE  In a typical vear, gas and  oil companies drill about 7,500  wells in the United. States. Of  these, only one in five produces  gas or oil.  ck  Thursday August 16 1951     The Coast News  Origin of the black ball as  insignia of Black Ball Ferry  was clarified when E. P. Pearson, president of Sechelt Board  of Trade, queried Alexander  Peabody, president of Howe  Sound Navigation Company  and president jof Black Ball  Line   (U.S.).  It is the insignia used by  the American Navy denoting  efficiency.  In a short address to guests  of Gibsons Board of Trade  banquet, presided over by C.  Lock Knowles,' Capt. Peabody  likened the early days of the  Puget Sound operations to  that of the Sechelt Peninsula  now.  ��� He assured* that a like  growth would fellow here in  the wake of the new ferry  service.  " There are some who think  we are getting too ambitious  with our five trips a day," he  told reporters later. "But we  aim on being ahead of the de-.  mand. This lagging and waiting for traffic' is one of the  downfalls. Have the service  ahead of them and tourists  will come. You watch your  growth. It will be unbelievable."  Enamel lined cans are highly desirable with some kinds  of canned foods to retain an  attractive appearance; for example, to preserve the color  of   red   fruits   or   to   prevent  sulphur staining of the car  interior, according to * the  American Can Company. How.  twer, these reactions do nol  affect the wholesomenessj oj  the food.  Use Coast News Classified Ads  LACI  CAR  FERRY  M.V. "Quillayute" ��� 5 round trips daily  SCHEDULE AND RATES  Leave Gibsons:  7:00 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  7:00 p.m.  Fares:  Adult  SEE THE COAST NEWS  FOR RUBBER STAMPS  Leave Horseshoe Bay:  8:30 a.m.  11:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m.  5:30 p.m.  8:30 p.m. v  . $1.00 each way ��� $1.80  return  Children  ���  .50  each  way    .90  return  Automobiles   $3.00 per trip  CONTINUOUS   LUNCH   COUNTER   SERVICE  BLACK BALL FERRIES LTD.  ��� Whyteoliffe 3581 ���  Since re Th anks .  ������*��� ��� ^*5$-  from Directors and Management of  Black Ball Ferries Ltd. to  residents of West Howe Sound area  and Sechelt Peninsula for  the enthusias&c and friendly reception  accorded inauguration of the  Gibsons ���- Horseshoe Bay Ferry Service,  Unforeseen minor difficulties  dislocated our schedule for the  first few days? We are doing  everything possible.to overcome  them and keep the M.V. "Quillayute"  operating on its published schedule.  Ball Ferries Ltd.  rturac-'.-r h.t~  nrs The Coast News    Thursday August 16 1951  SECHELT  USE  THE  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Briggs & Stratton  Inboards  Evinrude  Outboards  losons  Marine  Sales  Phone Gibsons 54  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Goverrv  went of British Columbia.  wtmz  CHEVRON  GAS STATION  BY ARIES     -  Mrs. A.K." Hemstreet and  daughter Mrytle are here from  Saanichton visiting son and  daughter in law, Peggy and  grand son Peter.  Jim Steele who has been in  hospital for some time is at.  last on the mend. His wife,  Billie and children are still  away but their family of chickens, cat and dog are being well  looked after by.Mr. and Mrs;  "W. Youngman.  N.J. Nelson is again in  Shaughnessy hospital.  Property is being rapidly.,  sold here. The 'Orchard cottages owned by Union Steamships were no sooner on the  market than they were off. We  are told that Mr. and Mrs. W.  Paton have bought. Also Mr.  and Mrs. C. Blanchard and Mr.  and Mrs.R. Larsen.  A nice home is going up on  the back road belonging to Mr.  and Mrs. Pooteet. There is  another permanent residencey.  Our school is coming along  very aiiceJy. We .were there  and met Mrs. Norman Taylor  whose husband is building. She  tells us they are moving to  Horseshoe Bay to live. Mr.  Taylor is a son of Norman  Taylor of Sechelt West.  ��� It was nice meeting the  Smith's who have recently  bought the villange bakery.  Well known to friends of ours  in West Vancouver where they  were very busy and very well  liked. We hope to see more of  them. We~~ made friends with  their little son whose name is  Chris. He is really a going concern.  It looks as though Constable  Forrester is away at last. A  likeable chap, we shall miss his  friendly greeting and also that  of his family. We hope he will  be happy in the job.  Mer Mrs. Victor Whittall,  and was glad to see her. She  has been coming here for many  years.  Our old friend Mrs. C. Clark  comes all the way. from Roberts  Creek and is staying at Island  View Rest Home.  Hear Mrs. F. Postlethwaite  Sr. had a bad fall. last week.  We can sympathize as so did  we.  Met our colleague on this  paper, Margaret Allen. We  wept a little on each others  necks as the news won't come  to us and it is hard to collect.  Then along came the editor,  and he says do the best we  know how.  Three new counsellors at the  Gamma Phi Beta camp are from  the University of California,  they are Miss Robin Hazeltine,  Miss Martha MacKenzie and  miss "Marie Wiley. Miss Joanne  Finning the camp director is  away for a few days but camp  is getting along v:ery well.  There % ar.e another ' group of  30 children . from Vancouver  havimg a wonderful time and  last but. not least we must  remember the camp cook, a  very charming personality,  Miss Marion Barlow. The meals  are very good and the children  well fed and happy, this is a  wonderful work and we enjoyed calling on the children as  also did Mrs. Carola Forst and  the. director of .Wonderland  camp Miss L. Wilson M.A. who  was much impressed by the  work carried on there.  Understand that the baseball game played at Bowen  Island was a very good one  and that Sechelt won. The  score, Sechelt 5 Bowen 4. Good  for you Sechelt.  Captain and Mrs. Metcalf  were here recently on a visit  from Gibsons. It was nice see-  ing   them,   also   Mrs.  Walton- |j|fgg   |H0ilfElS   FOF  whom  we  have  not  seen  tor .. ���   .  many years since they moved IcC^Bilf   Tf|   MUffO  from Selma Park. AdddUll    IU   If HO  Mr. and Mrs John Tait were John  Cattanach  and  Harry  here visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. Doren were each fined $10 and  McKissock.    They    are    from costs when they appeared be-  Vancouver   and  had  to  leave fore J.p,  Gordon  S.  Hopkins,  very hurriedly as their son had Saturday on charges of intox-  been  injured in an  auto acci- ication.  dent there. George Rupert Hughes, was  Mrs  R.D. Cooke with Susan given  3 months    hard    labor  and   Derolyn *are   back   from when,    he     appeared     before  Vernon   where   they   spent   a Magistrate  A.  Johnson,   Mon-  few weeks of the summer holi- day, on charge of wife beating.  flavs All three charges were laid  * ' by the R.C.M.P.  >  ANGLICAN       SERVICES  AUGUST 19th, 1951. 13th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY  St. Bartholomew's Church ��� Gibsons  ll.a.m.   Morning Prayer  St.' Aidan 's Church  Roberts Creek  3.15p.m.'   Evensong  St.  Hilda's  Church    Sechelt  7.30p.m;   .,    Evensong  SEE THE COAST NEWS  FOR RUBBER STAMPS  HA-SSANS  Pender Harbour,  B.C.  The  Old-Established  General Store  SUPPLYING FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS  Latest in Novelties and  Toys  FISH   BUYERS  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical  Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  ' Always  Steer For  HASSAN'S  LANDING  Midway South Shore  L  I \1.1,IN SCOW ililill.lli MM CO LTD  MOVING JOBS LOGGING EQUIFMENT HEAVY FREIGHT  Leaves Gibsons Every Tuesday Evening  Arrives Excelsior Paper Dock 95 East 1st Ave. Wednesday Morning  Leaves Vancouver, Wednesday Evening  Arrives at Gibsons Thursday Morning  Phone Gibsons 50  Phone Gibsons 53  ���Dr; C.p.;ORC>fARD;  Deputy Min��fer o(. ForesH  BRITISH COLOMBIA iFQREST ^EllVlCE  '������y. DEPARTMENT OF  LANDS AND  FORESTS;:   ;   yr.  HON,  E.  T.   kENNEY Thursday August 16 1951.,  Ihe Coast News 7  eserve  GAMBIER..��� Residents and property owners of the small,  south-west peninsula of this Island will soon present a petition  to Game Commissioners requesting this area be turned into a  game preserve or sanctuary.  Game Eoar  Investigate  lay  i  :i!i  Flowers for All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  This   areas  would   roughly  include    the    settlements     of  New  Gambier      Harbour.  Brighton  and   West   Bay.    It  would    be  bounded   by  these  settlements in a line from New  :-Brighton to West Bay.  S. J. W. Adkins; secretary  treasurer of the local veteran's  organization, hinted his unit  would get wholeheartedly behind the move.    ���  Charles A. Lett, J.P., secretary of the Gambier Island  Ratepayer's Association, said.  "There is no doubt that our  unit will be behind this petition. It is Nvery; necessary and  will be of benefit to, the unprotected animals which' are  how at the mercy of every  vandal who wishes to land on  the island."  Captain Francis Drage, J.P.,  Revealed that petition forms  are now being printed, which,  following * * nearly 90 per cent  of..resident'�� signatures,'' will  be presented to proper authorities.  The deer on Gambier are  part of our way of life. We  regard them- as friends and  very good neighbors," he said.  When the weather is bad  we feed them. When they are  thirsty, water is put out for  their comfort. We feel that a  sanctuary in the south-west  peninsula would be a real con  tribution  to the  game  life of  Gower   Gleanings  BY GYPSY TOWERS  Qlad: vto report JMtsJ&&2&3&  Hill  back  from  her  check-up  looking like her bright smiling /  self but needing rest and quiet.  Mrs.  Helen   Baotgley   Mbller,  ' speech therapist of New York  city visiting tne J. D. Smith's.  The Pete  Nicholson's glad to  be   home .again. Mrs.  William  Bow entertaining a number of  Scottish  dance  enthusiasts  at  her lovely home. The tea table  was   appropriately    decorated  with Scotch thistles. Her house  guest,   Mrs.   W.A.   T'olmie,  of  Varicouver, participating with  great zest in all the activities.  Mr. and Mrs.W. Gray finding  the water of Gower much to  their liking,  Mrs.    Henderson    and    her  sister,  Mrs.' Wright,  enjoying  the month  of August  at Be-  deque.  Regret to  report [the  passing of Mrs. Ryan at a nursing home in Vancouver. Great  excitement  at jBonnie<  Brook  Lodge-Mrs. Percy Farnsworth  off for a month's vacation to  visit    daughter    Beverly    and  son '*- in - law Dr. C.B. New-  march   of  Galgary  who  have  just  presented her  with  her,,,  latest   granddaughter,   Marian  Jean,   born  August  2nd.  Mr.  ��� Farnsworth      and,     daughter  Jean    (Mrs.,    Winson   /Mair")  holding the fort or  should it  be  Lodge,   while   the   Colonel  fulfils a, mission for the Provincial    Government    on   the  control of predatory wild life  in  northern British  Columbia  and is atvpresent scouring the  wilds around Atlin, Telegraph  Greek    and    way   points   |via  plane,  boat   and   car.   Maybe  there will be a wolf skin souvenir f^r Nancy _ Jean  to  cut  her teeth on.  rs.   J.   Smith erman   of  Vancouver,  visiting  with   the  W.  ^ ' SEE ���/:-'::"''  THE COAST NEWS  FOR RUBBER STAMPS  Evans,   imbibing  the   beauties  of  the  Point.   And   a   cheery  welcome to the Quillayute.  this  province.  There is no question of in-  elndng the whole island in this  plan. "Only the south-west*  peninsula."  DATE PAD  , Miss Jones'. Health Clinic,  held at the home of Mrs. H.  Nygaard, will not be held during August, but will resume  on the second Tuesday in September.  GAMBIER ISLAND. ��� Inspectors from the Game Board  will investigate illegal shooting of a fine male deer, according to reports from islanders.  The buck had been previously shot through the lower  jaw, and had wandered for  three days with a partly severed tongue prior to its being  destroyed by Dick Atcheson  on authority of the Game Department.  The animal had been a  source of pride to residents  and indignation runs high at  the wanton killing of the fine  animal. It is believed this  further killing will add impetus to the cry for a game  reserv on the Island.  PAcific 9171  PAcific  CARS, TRUCKS, CATS AND EQUIPMENT  Leave Vancouver  Saturdays  Q  a.m.  Arrive Gibsons  Saturdays  1  p.m.  Leave Gibsons  Saturdays  5  p.m.  Arrive Vancouver  Sundays  9  a.m.  GIBSONS,B.  For Information Phone Mr. Ed. Turner - Gibsons 68J  MilUjfJfMJLHi^jjpi, j^-pftmiyfrrffiffTi  .-i-T.-^*v  -v.��.*t.;,��*--~ * '  1. People in rural areas must play their part in Civil Defence. They have  a three fold role��� to protect themselves, their families and their properties.  2. Whilst the possibil^t^^of concentrated attacks in rural areas is not  g^eat,"^nevertheless bombs jettisoned in an emergency can just asi  easily fall in the country as in the city. Also some forms of radioactivity  may travel many-'miles. Because they may have to take action  on their own responsibility, without waiting for assistance from trained  Civil Defence workers, it is of the utmost importance that the older  members of a family should know what to do.  3.  The rural population must know how to protect their families in the  event of a national emergency in peace as well as in war. They must  be prepared to play a major role in the evacuation and care of casualties,  and refugees. An outstanding example of this was the evacuation  system set up to move evacuees from the Manitoba flood area. The  organizations at the time of the jRimouski disaster shows what cam  be {done when fire strikes. These peacetime disasters indicate how  important it is that everyone should be trained in Civil Defence measures.  ���&  4. Country communities must also have regard for the possibility of  germ warfare jbeing directed against orchards, farms, animals and  flocks. Report immediately any unusuas sickness among humans,  animals or flocks.     h-.\  , ' ��� .jj-i.-.-. ���  5. It cannot be pointed put too often that isolated homes must he prepared  to depend only on themselves and the resources of their, homes, for  considerable periods. An efficient united family defence unit is what  is required.  6. People   in   isolated  communities   can  help   to  minimize   disasters   by  immediately  reporting  any serious  peacetime  incident   or  act-of-war .  which has cccured in their vicinity.  7.  8.  A knowledge of the following may save lives:  (a) Basic first aid. j;  (b) How to make a blood transfusion. '  (c) Treatment of shock.  (d) Treatment of burns.  Safety Precautions���y , ��� -  (a) Keep stacks'of firewood away from buildings.  (b) Do not build haystacks near farms and stables.  .(c) Wher not in use turn off electricity in stables.  (d) Close all doors in barns and stables when you leave.  (e) Wear long sleeved shirts or jackets out of doors.  (f) Wsar broad brimmed hats.  THE  HON. W.T. STRAITH, K.C-, Provincial Secretary  MAJ.-GEN. C.R. STEIN, Civil Defence Co-ordinator  fflMMMiWUllll 111 ���  iim��jiiw.��m�� jmii.��iwMI��iL  juiAtLimiBUM-" ��rwwi rut mm. w^w^ 8  The Coast News    Thursday August 16 1951  SWIFT'S BACON Rindless Eversweet  y2 lb. packets per packet  39^  PEACHES for preserving. In full swing next week.  A heavy crop in readiness.  FRESH FRUIT and VEGETABLES  IN SEASON  Closed 12.30 every Thursday.  YOUR RED AND WHITE STORE  Union General Store  Phone Sechelt 18  .. !^,..;"""':'jjjji" ���...������:':"1""1  f> H0T06R&P tit  Winner of 6 Academy Awards.  -  ''ALL ABOUT EVE"   .  Betty Davis -t- Anne Baxter. ��� Celeste Holme  MONDAY ONLY Aug. 20 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  Bob Hope  in his latest laugh hit  "THE LEMON DROP KID"  Tuesday Aug. 21      8 p.m.  Wednesday Aug.  22        8 p.m.  Bert. Lancaster ��� Joanne Dru ��� Robert Walker  in  "VENGEANCE VALLEY"  Technicolor.  Thursday Aug.  25    8 p.m.  Saturday Aug. 25     7 and 9 p.m.  "THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD"  Thrill upon Thrill.  FRIDAY ONLY" ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  I AM  A MOVIE   FAN  I HAVE TRAVELED everywhere. Samarkand and the  Barbary Coast. On the camel trail's of the Sahara and,  through the Khyber Pass. I have followed the sefcways  and the airways to the familiar places and to the strange  ports of call.all around the world. I am 20th century-  Marco Polo.  I am a movie fan.  I saw the Battle of Hastings, and I was t&ere when  King John agreed to the Magna .Charta. I was present  when the redoubtsswere stormed at Yorktown and "the  world turned upside down." I saw the Constitutional  Convention, and I have walked with Lincoln in the  shadowed White House grounds. All the past is known  to me through my ears and my own eyes. I have lived  forever.  I am a movie fan.  Ivanhoe, Micawher and Yancy Cravatt are friends  of mine. I heard the knight proclaim his challenge in  the Lists of Templestowe; I have walked the streets of  Osage with the Oklahoma pioneers. All the great char-  actors of literature have come alive for me, transmuted  from the printed page to men of flesh and blood.  I am a movie fan.  I have heard and watched Chopin and Mozart and  Johann Strauss compose their ageless melodies. All the  best music has been brought to my ears.  I am a movie fan.  I was with MacArthur on the battleship Missouri.  I attended the sessions of the United Nations. I was at  the Paris conference. I will be at tihe next Olyjilpic  Games. I am informed of the world today, for I am  present on all great occasions and at aljl great events.  I am a movie fan. ���  Good fortune has brimmed my cup. No man before  me was ever jio richly endowed or more fortunate.  I am a movie fan. '*'  simsuia r  City's Bedroom  Halford Wilson, speaking on  behalf of the City of Vancouver during Ferry Day celebrations, recalled the days when  he first started coming to  Gower Point for summer holidays in 1913.  "You. will see the Sechelt  Peninsula grow into a residential area for the city,"'he  said.  "This is the last place  where Vancouver people can  come for low taxes and reasonably priced land.  "You have the facilities  here for great growth. The  day is not too far off when  coming to Gibsons will be just  the same as going down the  street. -  "Black Ball Ferry is opening a new era for this beautiful country."  Veteran's Notice  Veterans accustomed to reporting for medical treatment  at tihe Department of Veterans .  Affairs Building, 1231 Haro  St., Vancouver, are advised  that in future they should go.  directly to Shaughnessy Hospital. ���        '  DVA district, administrator,  W. G. H. Roaf, announced recently, that the entire treatment services branch has been  consolidated at Shaughnessy,  located at 30th Ave. and Oak  St. This includes the medical  report center, out-patients'  clinic, hospital allowances,  treatment entitlement and  administrative offices, which  for the past four years have  been housed in the DVA downtown center. Their move to  Shaughnessy Annexe was recently completed.  Mr. Roaf announced simultaneously that the DVA purchasing agent and superintendent of buildings, until now  located in Shaughnessy Annex  had moved to 1231 Haro St.'  creesuams  Siiceesful One  ROBERTS CREEK. ��� Three  stalls of fancy work, home  cooking and novelties marked  the second annual tea and sale  of work held August 3 at the  home of Mrs. A. McMahon.  Mrs. A. Bevan opened the  fete while introductions were  made by United Church W.A.  president,   Mrs.   Davidson.  Fancywork sjall was under  supervision of Mrs MacDonald  and Mrs. McLean, while, Mrs.  Campbell, Mrs. A. Funnell and  Mrs. Skinner was in charge of  the home cooking.  Novelties stall was handled  by pupils of Mrs. Gordon's  Sunday School and Hi���Low  Club.  Members of the W.A. wish  to thank all those who so kindly  donated time and trouble in  making this the success it was.  HIGH SPEED  The first vehicle to attain a  speed of 100 miles an hour  was Engine No. 999 of the New  York Central. It hit that speed  May 11, near Batavia, N.Y.  lands Praised  Ferry Day was piped, bu.  gled and brassed in with three  bands,  Saturday.  Not least of these efforts  was the fine work done by the  local Junior Auxiliary Band  to Legion Branch) 109.  Much comment was' started  by the smart 'appearance of  the band complete with new  berets and the fine musical  selections.  Vancouver Firemen's Band  and the Powell River Pipe  Band were also guests for the  day.  ,     - .  For Sale  Bouses  $2750 to $5000  J.A. MAINIL  Gibsons, B.O.,  ''oidatmsosor  ��� Man, You're Crazy  Forget your age! Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  " pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic lor weak;  rundown feeling due solely to body's lack oi Iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonic Tablets lor pep, younger feeling, thia  very day. New "get acquainted" sice oult <Wft  Tot sale at all drug stores every wbere. ��� , .��  Transport Specials  OLDSMOBILE SPECIAL  New Rubber DeLuxe  $425  1939 ESSEX ��� Make an Offer  Wje are equipped for heavy duty welding and  machinery repair*  WRECKER SERVICE DAY OR NIGHT ANYWHERE  CHUCK'S MOTORS  PHONE SECHELT 54W  CLOSING OUT SALE  t  August 15-29  <  Complete Jeweller's Stock  Ladies-Gents Watches   Swiss  Cups Saucers     Toilet Sets     Costume Jewellery  Two Brass Barometers $4.50 $5.50  ���j ^ . . ��� "������'.''''  / 'V ���'--'���       ���   ��� ��� ��� ; ' '���. ..''���'  All Repairs Must be Collected by August 31  FLADAGER S JEWELLERY  Gibsons B.C.  "--'���.-.- afty?

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