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 Serving a Progressive and Growing I  Area on B. C.'s  Cover?  Sechelt,  Ion,   Woodfibre,  Landing,    Half  Island,     Pender  Creek,   Roberts  Southern Coast.  Gibsons, Port Mel-  Squamish, Irvines  Moon Bay, Hardy  Harbour, ��� "Wilson  Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  PXJBI.IPH3D BY THE COAST HEWS, __T_ffITEr��  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office. Powell River, B.C.  Vol. 4 ��� No.-S*/^g^  -4-Cx  Gibsons,  B. C.  Monday, July 24, 19S0  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  AND   ORGAN   music,   like   the  notes    from    some    fairyland,  ��� mingled with the song of birds  darting from branch to branch  among the tall pines, while the  , man, bent and tired, lifted his  head in amazement as his ears  picked up the beautiful sounds.  Wonder and a half fear lurked  I at .the corners of his grim mouth  and twitched his eyes.   A strange  I? excitement was in his heart as he  . braced     himself.       Slowly,     he  ' straightened to a gaunt six feet.  | Gnarled    hands   grasped  at  the  i stick he had been using as a cane  tp help him fight his way through  the    tangled    underbrush.      His  ; mind flashed  back to  when  he  ! had  last  heard   sounds   such   as  ' those faintly coming through the  trees.  ..  ;     So faint were they and so sub-  ��� ject to vagaries of the slightest  . breeze, there were times when  ' he shook his head' in despair. He  knew music was out. of this  i world. No organ could be here in  b the woods in which for a hun-  \ dred miles, he had been walking,  (sometimes- staggering, sometimes  ; half running.  ] It had been weeks ago���or was  I- it years���since he had left the  ; cruising party to investigate the  > dark green patch of tree tops  I across the gulley. That had been  the last he could remember.  The gulley was the thing, he  thought.    That  must have been  |\the cause of is being lost. The  lump   on   his head   had   turned  Ishim completely rouhd and he had  ���been    tramping    in: the    wrong  5 direction these six days.  ^X.His'-he'ad nodded as if agreeing  a wiffi.Ahiikself. -��� H-i^.i.,bear.d. ;=f ,was->  i^niatted' with burs and soaked  [with blood from face cuts-receiv-  ied while 'tumbling through the  v devil club, in his desperate ad-  j venture to freedom, while his  ' eyes were a clue to his hear  I craze.  f His eyes were the things that  | caught and held attention. As he  , shook his head in desperation, a  ! cackle of derision escaped from  his thin,  gashlike lips.    But his  ��� eves burned from an indomit-  [ able willpower. They were the  j light  that  shone   from   an   iron  will, one knew this man would  go until he dropped, there he  would stay, and leaves would  fall and shroud him in their folds  o*f many.  Savagely he swiped at the wild  blackberry vine's tangling his  legs.-  "Music," he muttered in derision. "Music. Ha, ha, ha, ha.  Must be it's the . gates them-  1 selves." His teeth bared as he  grinned a hard> reckless grin.  "Open up, gates. Play your  music, damn ye." His hand, a  clawed, big knuckled mass of  bones and thin skin reached up  and scratched at his cheek in a  wondering vagueness. His words  trailed off into the. still qf the  woods. It seemed to the man  that even the birds had stopped  their cheering so they could  watch his departure into the unknown.  For a moment the big, tangled  mass that was his head, raised in  defiance of the birds and the  trees and the quiet of the evergreens and the still of the air. To  him it seemed as if everything  was held in susnense, in waiting  for his final giving in.  Again the cackle. escaped him.  This time there was no derision,  only a faint note of acceptance,  a memory only of that recklessness that had made him a'man  among men. The words came  slow and low. He let long  ���pauses grow between them.  "If that's the way ... she's  gonna . . . be . . . then ... so  be. . . it .. . . mister.  Like a huge bundle of rag and  dirt ahd blood and matted hair,  the man slowly sagged into the  mat of moss at his feet. The stick  he had used as a support still  remained upright as the bodv  seemed to sink in quiet rest, until  he lay crumpled yet comfortable  First Move Made in  Plan for Waterworks  GIBSONS���First reading of a $7000 Water Bylaw was read at  a special meeting of the Village Commission, Weednesday.  The extra meeting was held in order to speed up passage  of the bylaw to assure work being done on the penstock and  dam, sometime this fall. Headwaters of the water supply is on  property recently bought by the village from the Cannery Association.  Approval of the project which will include steel weld pipe  replacing the present decadent wooden pipe was given at last  meeting of the council.  A letter from B. C. Bracewell, inspector of municipalities,  acknowledging receipt of a petition signed by residents of  District 685 and 686, accompanied by a concurring letter from  the commission, was read.  It was accepted without comment.  This village will be without the services of an undertaker  and water commissioner in the absence of Wally Graham on  an emergency trip to Calgary, according to advice received at  the meeting.  It is believed Mr Graham will be away for approximately  one week.  Huge Sign to Assure  Visitors of Welcome  ;c;oip--:**..  GIBSONS���A  'Welcome  to  Gibsons'  sign  will   be  erected  at  the north end of the wharf within a few weeks acco'rding  to James* Veitch, charged, with Chris Jorgensen by the Board  of Trade with erecting the huge poster.  Veitch  reported   the  sign  $300 Fine for  John Harrison  ROBERTS CREEK ��� John William Harrison, taxi driver, was  fined $300 and $17.20 costs when  he appeared on a charge of bootlegging before .Magistrate Sydney  McKay, July 14.  Staff Sergeant Hooker, B.C.  Provincial Police, prosecuted.  The accused was represented by  Vancouver lawyer B. H. Palitti.  "No" to Local  License Office  GIBSONS ��� Car owners in. this  village and. immediate surrounding area will still have to  get their vehicle licenses in  Sechelt or ��� send by mail to Victoria for them.  This information was received  from provincial police headquarters in Victoria, by the village  commission following a request  from that group that licenses be  issued from the local police  office.  The official letter suggested  the mails were of easy access and-  quite  convenient.  looking by the roots of a huge  Douglas Fir.  He never heard the organ  music start again, or did he? A  half smile seemed to hint at a  parting in the dirty beard. And  the music swelled as the wind  veered until it was clear and  strong, before drifting with vagary of the breeze into nothing to  return yet once again.  The announcer's words went  unheard. "This is the Sunday  Music Program, sponsored for  your enjoyment by the Gibsons  Kinsman Club. We hope you  have enjoyed them and we hope  they; have brought some small  solace to someone within sound  of our voice. Good night and  God Bless You."  Mr.  had to wait for the pouring of  concrete at Sunset Hardware  Store prior to placing the standards. Poles have already been  cut and erection assured by A. E.  Ritchey who will lend the euip-  ment necessary for raising the  sign.  The newly formed housing  committee has "more than 30  rooms available for tourists, via  a booth to be erected in the  Merry Ern Cafe," according to  v Mrs. Alice Veitch, co-chairman  with Mrs. Win Stewart of the  committee, reporting to an executive meeting of the Board of  Trade.  Directional signs will be placed  on the wharf guiding visitors to  where they may rent sleeping accommodation.  Central control will be under  the Board of Trade. The plan  grew from the 10,000 colored  folders now being distributed  throughout the western States  and in Vancouver. It is believed  the rooming directory will take  the place of a hotel, in providing  for sport fishermen tourists.  A display, highlighting the  folders, will be held at the central bus depot in Vancouver, according to Pacific Stages publicity director Earl Campbell.  Distribution is. being made  through the Vancouver Tourist  Bureau. . Several hundred will be  circulated, by publicity committee  member C. G. Ballentine during  the international boat races now  under way.  Mrs Hewei is  Bowen Teacher  GRANTHAMS  LANDING���Mrs.  Pauline Hewet received appointment to Division 2, Bowen  Island Elementary School, according to a report from the  school board.  Mrs. Hewet is well known in  the community due to.her interest in communal affairs and in  church work.  GIBSONS���This   Peninsula   may  soon   be   connected   to  Vancouver  by  means of  a  car   ferry,  presumably  operating  from Horseshoe Bay to here.  First concrete hint of the much discussed ferry���acknowledged by businessmen from Pender Harbour to Port  Mellon, as being the first real step toward the emancipation  of this area���came when James Veitch, reporting to the Gibsons Board of Trade, assured that moves have been made by  the Gibson Brothers, owners of Sea   Bus Lines.  "I have it on the very best of  authority that the owners of Sea  Bus Lines have already inspected  at least two ships with a view to  converting to a car ferry," he  said. "Both ships looked at were  not satisfactory, but the fact they  were looked at with the ferry in  view is gratifying."  In his report, Mr. Veitch lauded the Gibson family group for .  their fine efforts on behalf of  providing a service to Gibsons  with the M.V. Machigonne, "They  have always tried to play ball  with us here," the trades and industry committee chairman announced.  It may be recalled that B. M.  Maclntyre, M.L.A., while on tour  here, spoke of the imminence of  a car ferry. Mr. Maclntyre predicted a car ferry would be in  operation within a few years. He  remarked that the Gibson brothers unit would be against any  inauguration of a ferry making  its run end at Horseshoe Bay.  This gave rise to the belief that  the Machigonne owners were interested in providing the service.  In an off the record talk, later,  _Mr^M.acIntyre pointed out there  were several companies interested in startin the much talked and  hoDed for operation. Mr. Veitch's  reference has been the first time  that any concrete reference has  been made where names have  been used and places named.  Reliable reports have it that  "quite probably there will be a  car ferry in operation within two  years."  From another source comes the  information that still another  company has thoueht of the plan  but financial difficulties have  arisen which vail delay that particular proposal.  It is known that overtures  have been made to Victoria with  a view to getting a franchise  through the Public Utilities Commission. This would imply that  Horseshoe Bay would be a terminus rather than Vancouver as  it is thought only under ��� condition of acting as a "link" in a  highway can the Public Utilities  Commission enter into the picture.  A ferry operating directly to  Vancouver would come under  federal control.  Groves Wins  Fish Prize  GIBSONS ��� First prize in the  Kinsman salmon derby weekly  contest went' to local man D. W.  Groves, who entered a 19%  pound spring salmon.  Mr. Groves is the third winner  of the ten Weekly prize contest,  sponsored by the local club in aid  of its general fund for aiding  children. The winning fish was  weighed in at the De Luxe Fishing Float on July 13. It was  caught on a flasher and strip.  Club committee chairman  George Hill points out that all  entries must be accompanied by  a 50 cent Salmon, Derby Contest  ticket available from any Kinsman or at the De Luxe or Wind  and Tide Fishing Floats.  It is expected that Sewell's  Fishing Float will be in operation  at Salmon Rock within a few  days.  Gambier Taxi  For Tourists  GAMBIER ISAND ���This island  is reaching out for tourists and  visitors, and has inaugurated a  new, fast ferry service every  Saturday evening to assure getting at least part of the great  travelling dollar.  Sponsored by Gambier Ratepayers and assured by Howe  Sound Ferries, the new service  will leave Horseshoe Bay at 8  p.m. and return leaving Gambier  Harbour at 12 r>.m.  The advertising points out that  dancing and the world's finest  scenery can be had only 40 minutes from Horseshoe Bay. "Reasonable rates will assure us  getting visitors here to look over  our tremendous natural assets,"  said a local spokesman. "These  trips will serve summer visitors  in a manner never before done.  It will certainly assure us of a  finer contact with the mainland."  Oldtimer is Nostalgic  When He Views dibsons  GIBSONS ��� Among the many  letters which weekly finds its  way into the Coast News office  was the following interesting  epistle from one of the real old-  timers of this community. We  thought it of sufficient nostalgic  importance that we print it as is.  Tuesday, July 11, was a day  of surprises for me when I visited Gibsons and way points and  tried to get my bearings of dear  days gone by.  You see, I lived and worked in  a clam cannery at Smith's Landing 'way back in 1908-9 when my  father, Charles Boardman, CPR  pioneer, started a clam cannery.  My brother Sid and I were taken  out of school to help mother and  dad in the cannery adventure,  doing our school work at night by  lamp light after a hard day's  work. Another brother, S. A.  Brown of the Manitoba Ha  ware, 1716 Commercial Drr  Vancouver,   was     the   cannery's  representative dealing with Kelly  Douglas for sales outlet.  In those days Gibsons Landing  was an anchored raft where  freight and passengers were unloaded for a single general merchandise store and a few old  houses. Smith's Landing had a  smaller anchored raft. The old  wooden "Brittania" called with  mail, etc., and many a time was  unable to land on account of  rough waters.  Dad paid the Nanaimo Indians  90 cents a sack for digging clams  and they were shipped over to  our cannery by the scowload,  which was run ashore and unloaded by wheelbarrow. The  clam business didn't last too long  (Continued on Page 6)  IA83S  0 9  VIHOIOIA  IHVHSII TSTO'IIAOHd By E. NESTMAN  MRS. RUTH MacDonald is taking  a flying trip to English, where  she will visit her brother who is  ill.  Mrs. A. Gardner away to Vancouver, was all set to join Mr.  Gardner in Ocean Falls, when  telegram halted all proceedings,  plans all changed, a very disappointed lady home again, until  further notice. Has any one found  a Longine lady's gold wrist  watch, if so our Rene Davies has  lost same, and if you will bring  it in to the Coast News office, I  know it is going to make some  one very happy.  So the water was off the other  night, and many mutterings and  groans were heard. They tell me  the firemen were pouring cement  and mighty grimy, that evening,  and were unable to take that expectant shower. Well the whole  ��� thing was that Wally was installing a new fire hydrant on Main  street, and ran into a little  trouble in so doing, he was there  until 4:30 a.m. Any time there is  a shutdown of water, for any  length of time, you can rest assured that there is some work  being done on main line, and no  need for any worry. If it is a  little inconvenient, try to realize  that it is something that is being  done for your benefit.  They tell me our local welding  ace and his wife took a trial spin  in a speed boat the other evening,  and almost had the reserves out  looking for them. Ran out of gas  other side of Keats. Of course,  there wouldn't be a boat within  miles when such a thing happens.  After paddling for what seemed  like hours, they reached the Cor-  ley farm near Keats. After being fortified with hot tea and  some badly needed gas, they  reached home after 1 a.m. If they  had been 15 minutes later the reserves would have been all out  to locate them. Oon't mention  boat rides to Nessy for a while.  . Our*'Doug Davies, wife and  family set out for a picnic to  Keats last week, in their speed  boat. A very miserable wave  turned them over very nicely  just as they were about to land,  Results, no picnic,.nq.Uunch,.-and,.....  some' very damp folks returned  home very disillusioned. Better  luck next time folks.  Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Duncan  MacPhail at Elphinstone View  Farm, were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth MacPhail, and son Johnny  from Victoria.  Very interesting talk with Mr.  D. G. McDougall, who is visiting  us again for a few days from Boston Bar. His daughter and son  both led their school in high  marks, and Edith Mae, 13, won  scholarship. She is going in for  a doctor, and the boy for forestry  work. Their school principal  gave Gibsons . School highest  praise, and notes that our school  has one of the highest ratings in  the B.C. area. Certainly a very  fine tribute to the school, Mr.  McDougall high in praise of former Margaret Wagner, who he  feels has a great part in the children's success.  Our Father O'Dwyer back from  that almost 4000-mile trip down  to the borders of Mexico. We are  sure he was flying low this trip,  to get there and back in less than  two weeks. He had a grand  time, saw a lot of country, and  we know he is very glad to be  back.  Mrs. Lil Schutz home, and feeling very well after her rendezvous with the operating table.  She hopes to be up and around  in the very near future, and they  tell me that she is supposed to  be very quiet for next few days.  Somehow know that's going to  be mighty hard to do, knowing  Lil.    Anyway, rest and sunshine  ae___Rs_a_______-  ��eelde audi Stand  ZONING of the wharf at Gibsons will surely lead  to the same thing happening, in the not far  future, at Sechelt.  It is a move vital to the proper flow of traffic on the wharves but will no doubt cause some  grumbling and shouts of "favoritism".  Harbor Master C. P. Smith, in the case of '  Gibsons, has been approached and urged to arbitrate on parking. Both Gibsons Board of Trade  and the Taxi Association have made moves toward regulating the vehicular flow on the wharf.  There seems to be unanimity in the desire at  least. We only hope there is in the suggestion to  follow.  We would suggest to Mr Smith that first he  call a meeting of all interested parties and have  them lay bare their plans and hopes and sugges-  Dental Care is a Must  CHILDREN in  our schools may,  this fall,  have  dental work done, at school.  Late last year the School Board authorized a  dental survey of pupils' dental requirements  which disclosed that 500 of 700 inspected were in  need of denture work.  Negotiations then fell apart, resulting in the  schools being without dental advice and care since  that time.  A committee set up by the School Board and  including Public Health Nurse Mrs D. Dando and  Dr Hugh Inglis, has been investigating the possibility of a dentist coming here to do .school work  only. It is believed that success is in the offing.  According to Committee Secretary N. Richard  McKibbin, "we have every belief that a dentist  will take over inspections and corrective work on  children's teeth, this fall."  Mr McKibbin, it is who has done most of the  ground work in procuring the professional services.  The committee is to be congratulated on its  efforts. It is well known there has been to this  date a scarcity of dentists willing to go into country schools in order to do work which will hardly  be remunerative to any great degree.  Jn discussions which followed the resolve to  have a' dentist do the children's work, it was  found there is a scarcity of dentists and then  that many of the younger doctors find it convenient to stay in,the towns.and cities where more  tions.  Naturally enough, the most interested will  be bus operators and taxi owners both local and  "foreign". Each, no doubt has his own ideas. Some  of them will be good and some just purely selfish.  Mr Smith will have the job of sifting, but from  these discussions will no doubt come a clear picture of the* real needs of all.  With a real desire to serve the travelling public and a sense of fair play to guide him, we suggest the Harbor Master will doubtlessly come up  with a plan whereby the good of the majority will  be served.  But one thing may' be necessary and that is  when he has made his decision he must abide by  same. Only by being adamant can he best serve  the many.  remunerative work can be' had.  Mr McKibbin points out that a dentist is not-  assured "but there is good reason to believe we  can get a man to at least take over for a time, the  work so urgently needed among the children."  We would like to point out to the committee  that this fall is late enough. We are grateful for  the amount of work done by it but that hardly  excludes the fact that the committee has an urgent duty toward the children it is there to help.  It is not enough that an attitude of "we have  done our share", prevails.  We know it has done its share. In so doing it  has built a belief that it is handling the situation  and everything is under control. Therefore the  community lets it have its course with its implied hint of success.  Despite the knowledge that criticism is easy  from the sidelines and despite the fact we are  going to be accused of left-handed compliments  we would like to very strongly point out that in  the matter of dental care "it is always later than  you think". We would urge the committee to assure dental care, starting as soon as possible in  Sepember.  We would urge that no stone be left unturned  in getting this important adjunct to the public  health program under way as soon as possible.  Again we .reiterate, in spite of what may be  construed frpm this, that we are grateful for the  work done. We urge that the furrow be kept true  and straight.  '^>r" fty'fyi*. ���y'.-f^*'^^ >,>..  Member  Canadian   Weekly   Mews-  papers Association. (B.C.  Division)  Authorized   as   Second   Class   Mail,  Post   Office   Department,   Ottawa  ' W. A. SUTHERLAND  Editor and   Managing   Director  Published every   Monday   by  The Coast  News Limited  Rates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2;  6 mos. $1;  3 mos. 50c  United  States and   Foreign,  $2.50  per year.  Editorial-   Department,    Gibsons    45  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons    45  will make a new woman out of  her, and very happy to know all  is well again.  Something else I .found out,  that a trousseau is something the  bride wears for six or seven years  after she is married . . . how true.  WOMEN'S   INSTITUTE   NOTES  Apologies for the delay in June  notes, folks, your correspondent  (Mrs. Tyson) mislaid them, but  better late than never.  , June meeting held in Anglican  Church Hall, June 20. Delightful  luncheon   preceded  the meeting.  President Mrs. J. Metcalfe  opened the meeting, members repeating their countries creed.  Fifteen members answered the  roll call.  New member Mrs. G. Cochrane  welcomed.  It was decided proceeds from  refreshment booth at fair to return to fair funds. Conveners for  fair were: Home economy, Mrs.  J. Atlee; fancy work, Mrs. W.  Haley; refreshment, Mrs. Maude  Pilling and Mrs. Eva Turner;  grocery raffle, Mrs. D. Ross;  candy, Mrs T. Allen; clerks to  judges. Mrs. Corlett, Mrs. Ross,  Mrs. Ritchey,. Mrs. Allen, Mrs.  Cochrane   and   Miss   Drummond.  Mrs. Corlett appointed representative to cemetery board  meeting.  Very fine report from Mrs. T.:  Soames   on   W.I.   conference   at  U.B.C.  July 18 meeting, President Mrs.  J. Metcalfe opened meeting.  Members repeating . the Ode.  Thirteen answered roll call. The  treasurer's report by Mrs. B.  Knight. Correspondence read by  Secretary Mrs. W. Haley. Letter of acknowledgment for  cheque to V.O.N., letters of  thanks for cheer parcels.  Invitation to garden party at  Solarium.  Permit given to Dori's Beauty  Bar salon for advertising space  on W.I. board.  Saturday,     August     5,    home  cooking, produce sale, at United  Church, 10 to 12 a.m.  Next meeting August 15 in Anglican Church hall.  Plant Protection  With Antibiotics  PENICILLIN is a household  word in the world today. Not  only.has it revolutionized medical practice and saved many  thousands of lives, it represents  a new approach to disease control in man and animals and now  plant scientists are seeking the  counterpart of penicillin as an  ally in the fight to control plant  diseases.  This so-called -miracle drug"  is but one of several antibiotics,  or chemical substances produced  by micro-organisms which check "  the growth or interfere with the ���  life processes of other minute  forms of life that may produce  diseases in man, animals or  plants. Other less well known  antibiotics besides penicillin, include streptomycin, ��� aureomycin  and some others that are still on  the secret list.  For some time, plant pathologists and bacteriologists have .  been engaged in fundamental research work dealing with substances similar to penicillin as a  means of controlling certain  seed-borne diseases of crop,  plants and progress is being ,  made.  Before  a  disease   can be  adequately   controlled,  first the organism  causing  it must  be  isolated and its life history studied,-  so it can be hit at the weakest  point with  the    most    effective  weapon  available. Canadian  scientists are hopeful that a. counterpart of penicillin can be found  to combat plant diseases,  which -  might eliminate some of the cost- ~  ly and rather elaborate spraying  and   dusting  methods   -used    at .  present.  Several antibiotics tested   show   promise,   for   instance,  in the control of a fungus disease ,  that is proving a limiting factor  in  pea  production,  as  so  far it  has  defied   all   ordinary   control  practices used against it.  Wife Preservers  BOWEN ISLAND       '  By PEARL PUNNETT j.  ON WEDNESDAY, July 12, Eat-*,  ons Ltd employees were here h  for their annual picnic, about !,-<���  600 of them. -j  .)  f  -. Couple of baseball games last /  week, July 12, Bowen beat Gib-^  sons 5-4. July 13, Clarence Tav- |  ern beat Bowen 4-0. Good games ii  both of them. .  Congratulations to Mr and Mrs U  Duncan (Scotty) Waters on their4  6th wedding anniversary on July^  15, also to Mr and Mrs T. FongX  berg of Pemberton who were')  spending the week-end with the-  later's parents, Mr and Mrs; 'Jy  Collins;- It was their 11th anni^  versary on the same date. fj  Notice that the Union Estates!  have purchased a 25-seat bus and;;  is running sight-seeing trips ?'i  times a week.  Mr Frank Scott and Co of Van-J  couver are putting on a variety^  show twice a week during vJuljy  and August to be held in thf  "Shell" on No 2 grounds.  Mr John Lister has bought  new jeep to replace his "Babj|J  Austin". He will now be able t(  travel to the store in the winte^  without being bogged down hq  mud and snow.  Seeks to  Equal Wage Plan  TWENTY-SIX  nations   have re  plied to a query by the Intel  national      Labor      Organization  (ILO)   on  the  subject  of estabj  lishing   international   regulation^  .to guarantee equal pay for wc  men and men for work of equsj]  value. ���   ������ . ,  Eleven countries answering tl  ILO questionnaire said that the/i  thought the proposed regulation)]  should take the form of an intei  national convention which couifl  tries would subsequently be call  led upon to ratify and carry oufj  Nine other countries favored thg  less binding form of an intern^  tional recommendation. f|  In favor of a recommendatit  are Argentina,     Canada,     Indi-1  Luxembourg,    the    Netherlanff  Pakistan,    Sweden,    Switzerlai  and Syria. |  The United-Kingdom -expressSt  ���its   support  of  the   principle  equal remuneration for work.,,  equal value but noted that  cig  cumstances made it impossible^  apply it at present.  The Union of South Africa all  reserved its position    until    il?l  terms  "equal  remuneration    f<  men  and women for    work  equal  value"  had been  defined  Much worn garbage cans can be smartened with a.coat of aluminum paint  which will also help to preserve the cans.  Screen   actress   Marie   Wilsoil  "Men. are those big things wit  two legs.and eight hands."  DR. A. M. LOWE - DENTIST  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  Cautious Driver:    A    motorist  who is not sure whether his automobile   insurance   policy    has    duce-fatigue in kitchens and les  lapsed. sen possibility of accidents there  Work surfaces at proper  heights, labor-saving equipment  and walls finished with clay tile  for ease of cleaning all help re-  Tuesday,  8:30   p.m.  ..-���'���  The Man in the  Iron Mask  Thursday, 8:30 p.m.  Saturday/ 9   p.m.  *  Charles Laughton  Clark Gable  In the greatest of sea epics  Mutiny on the  Bounty  Friday, 7-9 p.m.  Cool and comfortable seating  Gordon West,  Prop.  Phone Sechel* 58W la avaCi am  Optometrist  GIBSONS  PHONE GIBSONS 91  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?  N  .��>*  I* BLOW  THE   MAN   DOWN  O blow the man down bullies>  ���\       blow the man down,  . Way ay���blow the man down.  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 Run  ���This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  r An old sea shanty.  By "ARIES'  SPECIAL mention was made by  the Vicar of St Hilda's Church,  the Reverend  U.   V.  Oswald  on  the   passing,     in   Vancouver   recently, of one^of our oldest pioneers, Mrs Helen Thomson, widow  of the late William Thomson. Mrs  Thomson had not lived here for  many years  owing  to  her  great  age, she was ninety-four but still  had   a   great interest  in  Sechelt  and paid us a visit five years ago  when she stayed at the Sechelt  Inn. In her day she did much to  enliven Sechelt and many a good  house gathering was held at the  Thomson home.  She  came  here  when the place was opened  for  pre-emption  in   1914 just before  the World War I. The Thomson's  settled on the waterfront on what  is now  known  as Marine Drive  and the place now owned by Mr  and Mrs E. E. Redman and their  family.    Amongst    those coming  here then were Mr and Mrs Findlay,  Mr   antt Mrs  W.  Mills,  Mr  and  Mrs   D.   Mclntyre,   Mr   and  Mrs J.  Gugoin,  Mr  and Mrs  S.  Delong,    Frank    French,    Harry  Barr,   but   Harry   Barr   did   not  come back from the war to his  claim.   Also W.     Mitchell    who  came back,   but   was   for   many  years an invalid in Shaughnessy  Military Hospital and who gave  the site at the  hill top for  the  rural school, long since removed,  and on the school grounds in the  village.   Mr  and  Mrs   Al Mason  were   here   also,   for  whom  the  Mason  Road was  named.  There  are not many of the original pre-  emptors  left here now  so  it  is  fitting  that  we  should    so    remember one who has passed on.  Sechelt owes much to these  old  pioneers.  They who cleared the  HUNTER'S GUEST  HOUSE  GRANTHAMS LANDING  Good Food ��� Careful ��� Courteous Service  Our Rates are Reasonable  �����>..!:_��� r."*^v* ^��.�����*#���_.      Make  The Guest House  Your Summer Headquarters  A Complete Home  ssgss^  Bet ibu Dorit Know  This About Advertising  :^_^p  QttiziYo.7  How much does it cost  to .advertise a package  of Canada's nationally  known breakfast foods ?  Is it 2c? 3c? a package?  J&M&WGT* It costs less than 3/lO.i  a   package   to   advertise   Canada's   leading  cereals. ,  That's  only  half  the  story.   Advertising  lowers your cost two ways.  Cuts the selling costs. And by helping make  mass production possible, lowers the production costs, too.  So advertising saves you many times that  3/10^ a package.  lands   and  blazed  the trails   for  others, to follow.  Very glad to meet Maxine  Moase who called at the house  the other day. She is one of the  leaders at the Wonderland Camp  at Wilson Creek operated by Carola Forst. We enjoyed Maxine,  she is a very charming personality.  Derolyn Cook is back after a  few days spent in Vancouver just  in time to say goodbye to her  grandmother, who has been visiting Mr and Mrs Bob Cook, who  tells us that Sechelt is quite a  change from Winnipeg.  We had a call from John McKenzie staying with Mr and Mrs  Charlie Stubbs. He has been  coming back and forth many  years and likes it here but also  likes it in the. Okanagan.  Our house, is just a mass of  sweet peas and nastursiums from  the garden of Mrs Cecil Lawrence on the Porpoise- Bay road  at the bus depot. This is a glorious sight. The swallows that  nested in the Coast News Box on  the bus office have hatched out,  all five of them. We have noticed  many birds there enjoying a bath  in the shallow pond in the garden in the heat of the day. So  look at this spot of beauty as you  pass won't you.  With so many roads to race up  and down to their hearts content  why have certain young men  with cars taken to the narrow  -trails meant for walking? These  are so beautiful and there are so  few of them it is too bad when  one is confronted by a car in the  narrow lane and one just has to  turn and go back or climb over  the wheels which can't be done  with dignity by most of us.  The following guests are holidaying at "Glendalough": Mrs I.  Purkis, Miss Rena Purkis, Mrs  Cathie Heard, Mrs P. Lacey, Miss  Lillian Lacey,' Mrs S. Storehouse,  Miss Minnie Muir, Mrs J. Swann,  Miss Dorothy Swann, Mr and Mrs  W. Elliott, Miss Dot Denery, Mrs  Agnes Grieve, Mrs Bessie Wallace, Mr and Mrs George Scaife,  Mrs Alice Polkey, Miss Lucille  Trenzek.  Mr and Mrs Phillip Gross flew  (Continued on Page 4)  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   July 24,   1950  er Your Winter's Su  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  fir*  -=fr!-xx^  And now you can enjoy something  new and delightful���cocktails and long  drinks made with Captain Morgan Rum. There are two  brands, each with its own distinctive taste . . . Gold Label  is rich and full-bodied . . . Black Label is extra smooth  and flavourful. Both brands make taste-tempting drinks!  GOLD LABEL  r ���     ��� '      ( ��� ,  RUM      SS6u4S&M  Blended in Canada from Carefiilly Selected Rare Old Rums  by Captain Morgan Rum Distillers Limited,  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  I  $25 " SAVE ~ $2,5  A rock bottom price on this  range.  Wingham������Bruce High  Shelf White  Enamel  $95.30  Polished Steel Top -��� Water Front  This floor sample a real bargain at  MARSHALL'S   HARDWARE  "Serving the Peninsula'  PHONE 33  20 to I says  &/** T Wl N  V  ^^mm^^^  AIL Pufrpjade, Pow&i QUaittr Saw.  Weighs only  45 lbs.  .B^s.t.P!l<Ldy5ti.?P.t?n<? cut costly time and labour r";^���^^11  ' mail:  One or two man cut- UW3SHlviu~_',v!'."V "t1 *fa%,r "��������-��-..*. �������������� - f.or additional  ting attachments from 30 . . . the SUPER TWIN is built for the big jobs . . . a ��� tion fill in and  inches to7 feet. light weight machine in the heavy duty class.   A J  ^^���^^������^^ T_p._l_-_..____4 T<��._-/i_ i___ Ci ir\/<_   PJnl-it' Pncit-inn ^wiv^llinn nnc\ ! Name   PI ON IE R  gjfWggJHtMM ��� AWB  liyilt     WCiyi 11     ISIUV.IIIIIC     III     ll lb     HV.UIT     u��p;     P.IUM.       '   *   ���  Tailored Torque Curve, Eight' Position Swivelling and I Nome.  Fully Automatic Control give the SUPER TWIN the !  dependability that counts. ���  X :.-^i^Jt-' i^LT^ry^iJi^yy-: S;ZhM H*jft  [ii bu str1p4 1 n m h eM h gl m i tt d  Address.  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  NORTH   BAY,  Please print clearly  mm.rn.rn*  Distributor:  . Ritchie & Son  658 Hornby St.  Vancouver, B.C.  *rmi1ffijmBBmtma^mma3��mmaiB!tM _r-___f_W_H.  COMPARE THE-SAW!  COMPARE THE PRICE!  Priced from $450.00  (30"   one  man  attach.)  f.o.b. Vancouver  Taxes extra where applicable  i_ih_'��--_mt�� a) iu  mmmmKmmmiam*fBHmmmmaammmmmimmm*mmKm0mmmmmi*+* ���v  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   July 24,   1950  MORE ABOUT . . .  SECHELT  Continued from Page 3  from Whitehorse, YT, with baby  daughter to spend a month with  Mrs Gross' mother, Mrs J. A.  Evans of West Sechelt. Mr Gross  is working with the Army at  Whitehorse.  ,Miss Bessie Snd Ella Jamieson  C28  f-__H_MS2!9S-_-  JOE MIDMOKE  who is heard each morning with up-to-  the-minute   market   reports.   News   and  quotations   from   the   trade   centres   are  heard at 8:10 a.m. on . . .  ^mad>m^i��  I  msTwmwVEWf  expect to move to the new house  "Dogwood Cottage" soon. The  , carpenters are just about finished and they will move out and  the .Jamieson girls take over  next week.  Sorry to hear that Miss Amelia  James suffered a severe fall last  week whilst working in her garden. Hope by this time that she  has fully recovered.  Mr and Mrs Andrew Laughlin  are at the cottage for the last  time. The Laughlin family has  been coming here for many  years. First staying on the Mills  Estate about 1920 and then in  cne of Mrs French's cottages in  the village. They then built a  house on their own property but  however t h'e family having  homes of their own Mary (Mrs  Stan Cameron) on "Vancouver Island. Frances (Mrs T. Jones, in  Calgary), and Kitty (Mrs Engel-  een) in North Vancouver. A summer home is superfluous.  * Visiting Mrs E. Parr Pearson  is Mrs Cave with Bernice and  Garry of Burnaby, enjoying the  sunny weather and the beach.  We understand* that Mr and  ���Mrs Geo Shaw and baby will be  making their home here. Mr  Shaw will be going to Lamb  Lumber Company. It's nice to see  the local girls coming back home.  Mrs Shaw is the former Phyliss  Nelson.  Mr and Mrs Guy Powell with  Elaine and Eleanor are in Van,-  couver for a short visit and Mrs  C. Price (Auntie to the Powells)  of North Vancouver is holding  the  fort till their return.  There seems to be quite a bit  of criticism about cancelling the  Legion draw.  First it should be  (yashions  NOTES  For the Best in Food    ���*.  SECHELT  TEA  ROOM  ALL   DAY   SERVICE  Meals  Snacks  Delicatessen ��� Soda Fountain  OPEN  SEVEN    DAYS   PER   WEEK  Latest jn Labor Saving Appliances  MAKES FOR HAPPY FAMILIES  ��____X  '"'   ��EUEEAL@��lX��IBlii  THOR  GLADIRON  134.75  A real boon to wives is  the range of washers  backed by the famous  General Electric name  and warranty. We stock  them���the only G.E.  dealers on the Peninsula.  Come in and see the  washing machine that is  being imitated in every  store. From   $139.50  G.E. Frigs arid complete  line of G.E. products including a beautiful electric stove now o'n the  floor at  $299  Gibsons Electric  PHONE 45  THE TOUCH of velvet gives this  simple little cotton dress quite  an air that is ready to make it  right for almost any but an important event. The velvet is nylon and washable like the fabric*,  which is a neat black and blue  and paisley print. A black rose  is caught at the waist which is  belted with self fabric. The  sleeves are short-and narrow, the  neckline is nicely scooped out for  comfort   and  flattery.  The   skirl  pointed out that the law stepped  in and cancelled but the project,  this was in no way the fault of  the men operating the draw. The  law is the law, and that is all  that counts.  The men operating the draw  made nothing from it. We would  just like to make that point clear.  Each and everyone connected  with it is absolutely honest and  above board. The first thing they  did was set up an auditing committee to see that every penny  was accounted for.  Each person had a chance "to  get their money back, when the  ruling against the . draw was  handed down by the authorities.  The Legion Branch 140 has  one of the finest branches and  buildings on the Peninsula���all  the work of the same rnen who  work sc untiringly for the good  of the community and the veteran. ���  DAVIS BAY  By Robbie  I THOUGHT I had -bumped into the Sheik of Araby the  other day, but on closer scrutiny,  found it was our old friend Ted  Norburn with a straw Ka-dee on  his head, adorned with long  flowing muslins. It seems he had  been bitten by some kind of insect, scratched the top off, put  powder on and waited results.  Here's what happened. He had  put the wrong dope on, the Doc  prescribed something different,  the infection spread but was finally brought under control.. It  was embarrassing, and painful,  while it lasted. I suggest you  tune in CBR 7:55 a.m. for good  hints for good health.  We are very pleased to see our  friend Mr Dutz getting around  again, after his painful injury  sustained when a log rolled or  fell on his lower extremities, a  broken toe, is one of the most  painful of injuries. Let's nope he  makes a complete.;, recovery,  quickly.  Little Gus Kraft, youngest son  of Mr and Mrs G. Kraft, is now  recovering fronj an attack of  pneumonia. This four-year-old  went through quite a session  with  this    complaint,    however,  is gathered in front and gored in  back, all of which adds up to a  cotton dress with authority.  all's well/that ends well and Gus  is ready for the road again,, good  .as new.  Mrs Betty McPeake takes her  (Continued  on  Page 5)  CHEYRON  GAS STATION  BETTER CAR CARE STARTS HERE  Insurance for Every Purpose  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBBlN  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your   Local  Complete   Marine  Towing   Service  AGENTS:  Pender Harbour: Bill Donley���Phone: Scehelt MS2.  Gibsons: Reg. Godfrey-���Phone: Granthams 56.  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night:  1497 or 305.  yan^ouyer: Phonef PAcjfic 4553:  Night:, Kerr ,6352,^  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  'Tractor Transport No. 1"���especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea.  Log Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and  Float Construction  f   Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  1939Poniiac $825  1942 Ford 2 Ton A steal Qt ^__P_^ $900  liiub 1 lymOUlJl Motor  overhauled,  excellent  shape   2|>��# ��>:  luu/ UflGVrOlOI motor overhauled/excellent condition M>/^3  1939 International Panei, % .ton     .        $525  Come in and deal for these and many more good used vehicles.  TERMS TRADES  STANDARD STATION!  NO. 1  Wilson Creek  NO. 2  Sechelt  >.3  Gibsons MORE  ABOUT ...  DAVIS BAY  (Continued from  Page 4)  clearance papers from the sickbay again, having recovered  'from a bout with ole man "Flu".  Mrs T. Ritchie Jr is coming  along fine, and bringing with her  a brand new baby girl weighing  eight. and one-half pounds. Congratulations to both Gladys and  Tom.  Mrs W. (Jean) Scott has also  presented her husband with a  baby boy and so congratulations  are in order again.  And that, friends, takes care of  our sick-bay for this week. Of  course you know that Mrs Hill  and Mrs Ted Norburn are OK.  We were sory to learn of the  departure .of Johnny Hicks from  Wilson Creek to the Island,  where he will work for the Elk  River logging company. So we  wish him good luck.  Mrs Mason, daughter of Mrs  Bogust of Davies Bay, is spending a couple of weeks here, while  her sons Alan and Dale will  spend best part of the summer  here. Miss Sheila Lord of Vancouver is spending a short holiday at the Lucken residence,  Miss Lord, born, in British Guian-  a, and whose father held a government position, is at present  on the teaching staff of a home  for delinquents in Vancouver.  Mrs Stan Arbo, Doug and  Bruce, are leaving the Mydsky  residence, where they have been  staying for a week. Mrs Johnson  and her daughter were also in  the company, and have conclud- .  ed their  vacation.  At the bi-monthly whist drive  of this community, there was the  usual fairly good number of adherents on hand for the popular  game. And whether it's good  luck, playing ability, or what  have you, the Hendersons came  out tops again, this time with a  double event, both firsts, while  the ladies' consolation went to  Mrs Hill, and the gent's booby,  to Ralph Murray.  Next Friday night, we go on  another hunt for some of these  flashy looking prizes. I'd like to  make it generally known that  everybody is most welcome to  ' these evenings with us, and we  look forward with pleasure to  meeting some of the summer visitors, who may wish to spend an  evening, pleasant and relaxing.  Mr Garnet Reid and family,  ' along with brother Lyle, returned to the city after spending a  short holiday at the home of his  mother, Mrs G. Reid of Davies  Bay.  The result of an electric light  bulb being thrown carelessly on  to the beach, caused several minor cuts on the leg of a stalwart  three-year-old boy. The youngster was playing on one of the  logs, when he contacted the glass.  A sjearch was made and the remainder of the bulb was found;  and disposed of, as well as a broken bottle. We all are careless,  or thoughtless at times. But surely, if we have a conscience, we  must go back and rectify ;this potential danger.  There was an improptu side  show last week, when the men  were digging in preparation for  the placing of a culvert half way  up the hill, on the other side of  the Trading Post. There were  several traffic line-ups. before  the job was completed, and when .  it came time to unjam the jam,  planks   were   placed   across   the  THE COAST NEWS.   Monday,   July 24,   1950  5  ���js-pj." i^r*"*  "What did you come to college  for, anyway?" demanded the disgusted professor. "You are not  doing any studying."  "Well," replied the student,  "Mother says it's to fit me for the  presidency of the United States.  ^*^^**^^.  I^^^^MMH��^V  /  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  LADEN WITH more than 1000 tons of assorted cargo, the Department  of Transport's   new vessel,  the C.G.S.   "C.   D.  Howe, weighed anchor to start her maiden voyage for northern  outposts in Canada's Eastern Arctic. The vessel is under command of Captain Albari Chouinard and will cover a distance  of more than 12,000 miles in Arctic waters before returning to  the St Lawrence River around October 15.   The first leg of the journey will be around the coast of    Uncle Jim  says it's  to low my  Labrador and through Hudson Strait to the Port of Churchill,    wild oats. Sister Helen says it's  Arrival of the vessel at the northern Manitoba port is expected    to get a chum for her to marry.  around August 15 and by that time it wif! have emptied most of    ^nd Da.f ,f ^s ifs to  bankrupt  its cargo at Churchill, the "C. D. Howe" will pick up approxi-    the family-   mately 1,200 tons of cargo consisting mostly of fuel for the use  of northern outposts.  After leaving Montreal, the "C.  D.  Howe" will take on  some cargo at Quebec city. The vessel is scheduled to call at ten  different outposts before reaching Churchill: Cartwright, Rigo-  let  and   North  West River,   Cape  Harrison,   Hopedale,  Nain,  Hebron, Port Burwell, Georges River, Fort Chimo, and  Payne  Bay.  Scheduled to leave the Port of Churchill on August 21 on  the second leg of its northern trip the "C. D. Howe" will head  for Davis Strait and up into Baffin Bay and Foxe Basin, calling  on such northern outposts as Cape Dorset, Lake Harbour, Fro-  bisher Bay, Pangnirtung, Clyde River, Pond Inlet and Craig Harbour which is the furthest northern outpost on its itinerary. Calls  may also be made at Dundas Harbour and Arctic Bay.  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING and HEATING  ditch, and so the traffic was eas- Ken Murray: "The saddest mo-  ed. Came time for the bus to ment in a husband's life is when  cross the divide, the men closed . he   asks   his_...wife ���.,wiiat  they're  STOCK-REDUCING  CLEARANCE  in  DRY GOODS  HARDWARE  CHINA  ETC.  '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  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  ELECTRICAL WORK  REAL ESTATE  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances, Fixtures, Radios  Washing Machines  Everything Electrical.  G.E. Dealer  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37  TYPEWRITERS  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Garbage Disposal Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, West Sechelt,  Selma Park only  For Information write or  'phone ...   ���  Union Steamship Co.  Phone Sechelt, 22   ���  GENERAL. HAULING  GIFT STORE  Typewriter Sales and  Service  Agent for Remington  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WINGRAVE  Gibsons,  B.C.  TAXI  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,  Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15 Store  Left of Fosf Office ���  Gibsons, B.C.  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK;  Phone  Sechelt  66  MACHINISTS  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn j  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  ��� HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding-  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 '    Res. 78  TAXI  SIR?  call  Bill  Hunter  Sechelt  48  PLUMBING-HARDWARE TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  MarshaII's  Hardware  Phone Gibson-���33  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt B.C.  their eyes, held their breath, but  it worked. Then came Jack Reid  with his horse and trap, but  no go, the old 'oss warn.'t 'avin'  any, he just refused to go over  the top, so they unharnessed the  nag, but nothing doing, he wanted to do it his own way, and in  his own time. This he did, one  chap chose to lead Dobbin across,  but with a heartrending scream,  the horse flung itself over the  ditch, pulling the guide with him  (in mid-air), and the story ends  with another bridge being hurriedly erected, this time��to allow a  frenzied taxi-driver to cross, who  swore he had to catch the four  o'clock boat from Gibsons.  Mrs Barr and Mrs Hazel Blackburn, were visitors . to Davies  Bay this week, looking up an old  friend in the person of Mr J. T.  Wheelehs, who is at present convalescing at the home ��� of the  Macleods Sr. After suffering a  couple of strokes recently. Uncle  Jim as we call him, insists that  he used to bounce this youngster  on his knee over fifty years ago,  pointing to Hazel. Well that  could be true, 'coz Jim's over  eighty-three, and the youngest of  half a dozen living brothers and  sisters.  Mr and Mrs Wood with their  two children, Bobbie and Davie,  are holidaying at the Reid duplex, I understand Mrs Wood is  a golf enthusiast, and quite- recently, entered into the ladies'  semi-finals, in Vancouver. Let us  hope too, that our climate will  effectively clear up, .the minor  complaint she has been suffering  from lately.  Also visiting Jim is Mr J. Cook,  a sprightly old chap of eighty-  eight summers, reckoned as one  of the best fiddlers on the prairies, and off. It used to be said  "it wouldn't be a barn dance  without Joe". The first mishap  in connection with the new  breakwater occurred last week.  Mr Campbell who has summered  up here for years, and is a property owner at Wilson Creek,  tied his inboard motor boat to  the float and on his return found,  to his annoyance, the craft full  of water. I felt kind of sorry for  the gent, but perhaps it would  be better if just one end of the  boat was tied to the float each  time.  having for dinner ��� and she replies, 'My family' . . /'  MURDOCK'S  Marine Supply  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  <Bfte (Boast Kjetus  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  FOR SALE  BOY'S Bicycle, 1 year old, complete   with  dynamo   for light.  Apply Sechelt 38. 52  ROOMS FOR RENT  CLEAN,   comfortable rooms     in  Annex, moderate rates by day.  Week,   or month.  Union  Steamships Ltd., Sechelt, B.C.  2735-48  FOR  RENT: ~~  WATERFRONT h o u sekeeping  cabins, July, August and September, "$17.50 per week, $60 per  month, including linen and fuel.  Sechelt   Inn,   phone   Sechelt   17.  2735-47  PERSONAL���  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  SUMMER homesites in the celebrated and beautiful Jervis Inlet area on Vanguard Bay, any  size you desire from 2 acres up,  at only $100 per acre. Vanguard  Bay offers unexcelled boat anchorage. Cod and salmon fishing  with fresh water lake only 1  block inland. For details write  to W. E. Haskins, Pender Harbor, tfn  LOST  IN KLEINDALE vicinity, leather  brief   case   containing    music.  Mrs.- C. Harper, Kleindale. 52  WANTED:  8-10-FT. ROWBOAT. Mark Anc-  til, Gibsons 78J. 2851-1  FOR RENT:  MODERN 4-room house, central  location, semi-furnished, year  round $35 per month. Apply or  write Mrs. Merv Shoebottom,  Gibsons, B.C. 2851-1  LEGAL:  LAND ACT  UNWANTED HAIR  Eradicated from any part of the  body with Saca-Pelo,  a remarkable discovery of the age. Saca-  Pelo     contains    no    harmful  ingredients, and will destroy the  hair root.  LOR-BEER LABORATORIES  679 Granville Street  Vancouver, B.C,  NOTICE of intention to apply to  purchase land in land recording district of New Westminster,  B.C. and situate at the south end  of Ruby Lake, New Westminster  District and being the largest of  a group of seven small islands  lying fifty. feet (approx.) off the  northern shore of District Lot  3989.  Take notice that I, William  Newick, of Madiera Park,  P.O.B.C, occupation welder, intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  lands:  Commencing at a post planted  on the south east corner on the  shore of saidx island thence north  four (4) chains; thence west six  (6) chains; thence south three (3)  chains; thence east seven (7)  chains and containing four (4)  acres, more or less.  WILLIAM NEWICK.  Dated June. 15, 1950.  53 THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   July 24,   1950  Hi  ff  dat 40  {San* You're Crazy  Forget your aget Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  "pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic lor weak;  rundown feeling due solely to body's lack ot Iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonlo Tablets for pep, younger feeling, this  very day. New "get acQualnted" size only 60c.j  For sale at all drug stores everywhere.  Use a Coast News ad brief.  ennis  MATURED  AND  BOTTLED  IN  ENGLAND  LEMOJV HART  ROYAL NAVY  DEMERARA RUM  This advertisement is not published  or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of  British Columbia.  MORE ABOUT . . .  Oldtimer is Nostalgic  (Continued from Page 1)  and was wiped out by the same  terrible storm that sunk the "Valencia." A scowload of canned  clams was loaded and ready to  be towed to Vancouver the night  before the storm broke. During  the wee small hours of the, night  the scow was upset and canned  clams were scattered up and  down the coastline. That wiped  us out and ma and pa packed up  and moved back to Vancouver,  and us kids went back into school  with a real teacher to finish our  schooling. a  After visiting Gibsons the other  day my brother and I visited  what was Smith's landing, just  the other side of Hopkin's. We  were surprised to see houses, a  school with flag flying and all  along the beachhead evidences  of happy homes and cheerful firesides, with Gibsons grown up  into a regular little city . . . time  marches on and we are subject  to change. You can imagine the  surprises of July 11 as we visited  Gibsons and vicinity, and especially our former home of Smith's  Landing after an absence of more  than 40 years.  After the clam bust I finished  school, worked as printer's devil  for Mayor Taylor's "World,"  joined up in 1917 and served with  47th . Battalion overseas, was  gassed, blown up, sniped at and  finally wounded and was one of  the lucky ones to come home. I  came to The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon, in 1923 and have  made my home    in the City of  COOKING  A FISH  WITH  A MILLION  DOLLARS  Give a million dollars to a South  Sea islander, completely cut off from  any place where production is going  oh, and what can he do with it?  Maybe use it to cook his fish. ���  Business is complicated. It has been  defined as a three-legged stool, with  one leg the customer who buys the  product, one leg the investor who furnishes  the   plant  and  tools,  and  the  third  leg the worker who uses the tools  to   make  the  product.  Even that isn't a complete definition.  Most consumers and workers are also  investors, and most investors  are both consumers and workers.  One thing they all have in common  under our'system���a common  incentive, which is the hope of reward.  i  /  Generally speaking, what they want  is to live better and in greater  security.    Toward that purpose  our system works better than any other  anywhere in the world.  BRITISH COLUMBIA FEDERATION OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY  MARJORIE Blake, 16-year-old  blond school girl, is Miss  Winnipeg of 1950. She was  crowned before a crowd oi  4,300 attending fifth annual  jamboree staged by Greater  Winnipeg's Associated Community clubs.  SECHELT WEST  By MARGARET ALLAN  ���_____MnMHinBBB0_K___Dn________HnnB--flun  SORRY to hear that John Cluse  had to return to  the hospital.  Mrs Lawson had her* grandson,  five weeks old, visiting her, Garry Wayne. Her son went to the  Old Country on a freighter, got  his appendix out in Grimsby  Hospital and had to fly home,  .now he is working in a camp  here.  Mr Grainger has been having  a bad time, is ill with a heart attack. He was feeling better, now  I understand he has had a relapse.  Mr Henton has his mother up  visiting him from the Fraser Valley, they are a very busy couple,  have quite a garden. Reg is one  Roses ever since. It is always  nice to come to Vancouver for  annual vacation (you call 'em  holidays) and visit around. This  year brother Sid had a boat to  get around in, so we just had to  visit our old stamping grounds  and spot-the location of *what was-  the clam cannery at. Smith's  Landing. The cannery was located near the creek, and there are  still 18 or 20 old piling sticking  out of the water in front of the  place we once called home.  We shall come back again some  day, land our boat and have a  good look around where we used .  to catch salmon in the creek, and  live with wild game galore. Sin- .  cerely, C. W. Boardman, 7121 N.  Denver Ave., Portland 17, Oregon.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Mrs Howie and her little girl  are up, they are in what used to  be the Thomson place.  Aileen Gowland is flashing a  lovely .engagement ring, wedding  about Christmas. How these girls  grow up, it seems like yesterday  she was a baby living next door  to us.  The Murdocks are up enjoying  their summer cottage, also the  Richardsons. Bill has all kinds  of plans for" his property.  of the trustees for Kate Martin, I  am happy to say that Kate is  getting along alright.  Mrs Wright was up for a few  days, they are trying to sell their .  house in town so they can live  here permanently.  Met. a pair of very good-looking girls, who are also up at  their summer place. The Miss  Browns.  Was pleased to read the write-  up about Sechelt in the Province,  but who is Harry Billingsley.  The one we know, was no  more than teething thirty years  ago.  I have always wondered why  they call it the peninsula all the  way down to Gibsons, it only  starts at the Isthmus (quoting  Ken) between Sechelt and Porpoise Bay and goes west, to Pender Harbour, but what is in a  name anyway.  GRAVE    MARKERS  AND  COVERS  All   Work   Guaranteed  Box 10 Coast News  YOU LIKE IT- IT LIKES YOU  IO  i ivni h;ii i;ii:i,i;  iHUSI'IIUItllll,  MONDAY ��� WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  DOORS CLOSE 4 p.m  Three freight trips weekly from Vancouver. Covered barge leaves foot of Roger  St. for Gibsons  Agent Reg Godfrey  Granthams  56  ~ ��.: _>W      V^S  **���  Union Store  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRUGS    '  CIGARETTES  FRESH FRUITS  CROCKERY/  DRY GOODS  TOBACCO  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  FRESH CANDY  MEATS FISH  THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  Garden Rakes, 89*  HIGHEST GRADE  setter  Burns and Jackson Sawmill  PHONE15M2  \  WILSON CREEK .flMaaaa-aawes^^  Ever Ask Yourself . . .  WHAT IS A  BARGAIN?  Printed' Letterheads  Printed  Envelopes  A bargain is not usually found under any kind of pressure or  impulse buying* And a bargain is-not always what it seems.  In printing, for instance, even though you might shave prices  five or ten percent by shopping all over the city, you might  find that your economy was a bit costly.  Dodgers,   Programs  Sales Bills  Your newspaper is a service to' your community. To perform  that function properly, it must be a profitable enterprise. To  be profitable, it needs wholehearted co-operation of every  buyer of advertising AND PRINTING in the area it serves.  Our commercial printing department gives good service at  fair prices. It is an important part of our newspaper business.  The more business we can do with you, the better our newspaper can serve you.  Why not give us an opportunity to do your next printing?  Folders,   Price   Lists  Color Printing  Commercial Printing Dept  Phone Gibsons 45  WEDDING  INVITATIONS  Social   Stationery  Blank  Envelopes  Printed  Envelopes  All  sizes and  styles  Paper  of  all  Qualities  and all sizes  RUBBER STAMPS  of any kind ~  Order from Us 8  THE COAST NEWS.   Monday,   July 24,   1950  Fill Required  For Taxi Stand  GIBSONS���Future taxi zone for  local carriers will be on vacant  property just west of the Kum A  Gen cafe, according to word from  commission chairman James  Dr-ummond, reporting to an executive meeting of the Board of  Trade.  Talk on zoning arose from  questions asked regarding a parking bylaw on the stretch of road  between the post office and the  pump house. The Board of Trade  secretary reported there was  already a parking bylaw governing the area which will be enforced immediately.  Reg Godfrey, chairman of the  local affairs committee, will try  and meet with taxi operators in  order to discuss both parking on  the village streets and on the  wharf.  The Taxi Association had  previously turned down an opportunity to park opposite Marshall's Store. Filling work will  have to be done where the new  stand has been proposed.  Reporting to the meeting, Mr.  Godfrey outlined a plan of parking on the wharf whereby buses  would be stationed along the  north end while taxis would line  at an angle along the north side  of the wharf shed.  Transients    would  be able  to  J  Hassans  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  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  Window Frames  Building  Materials  Selected  Lumber.  Sand  Gravel  Cement  Bricks  Building Hardware  For the service and  courteous attention that  counts and the price that  pays you to build now see  Gibsons  Building  Supplies  PHONE 53  "The   Lumber'  Number"  Parking Bylaws  For Enforcement  GIBSONS���Violation of parking  regulations on the main highway and on village streets will  be rigidly enforced, according to  a request from the Board of  Trade and concurred in by the  village commission.  The board will approach Constable W. A. Peterson requesting  that a firm control be exercised  over parking violators on the  highway running through Gibsons while the village will enforce the law where it aplies  within the jurisdiction of that  body.  Veteran's Derby  May be Success  SECHELT���The Army, Navy and  Airforce Veterans' salmon derby, slated for August 27, may  well be one of the finest in recent  years.  With more than 1000 tickets  sold throughout the mainland, C.  H. Leitch, public relations officer  of the veteran group, forecasts a  bumper entry.  This is the same group that received so much favorable publicity recently when it offered all  winning fish, with the consent of  those who catch them, to Shaughnessy Veterans' Hospital.  park opposite the usual berthing  of M.V. Machigonne.  The new stands, tentatively  approved by harbor Master C. P.  Smith, will be well marked in  order to eliminate misunderstanding, according to Mr. Godfrey.  A letter from department of  transport agent T. E. Morrison,  was read, pointing out that the  piling of lumber on the wharf in  such a" manner as to obstruct  public traffic was illegal.  This ruling will affect the loading of lumber from Sucre Sawmills. It will be pointed out to  the owner that two truckloads  only may be on the wharf at one  time and then only if the cull  lumber is hauled away as it accrues.  There were 40,075 Canadian  corporations subject to income  taxes in 1947, and 12,504 of them  operated at a loss that year.  Strip dancer Georgia Sothern,  protesting the cancellation of her  licence: "It strips me of my  means of livelihood."  Briggs-Stratton  Evinrude  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  Quonsel Schools    New Garage io  Assured Now  GIBSONS ��� Maple Leaf Construction Company Limited  will build the Quonset hut  schools at Egmont and Nelson  Island according to approval received by the school board from  the department of education.  Price of the buildings will be  exactly as per the estimates: Nelson Island's single room unit will  be. $7500 while the two rooms at  Egmont will cost $28,070.  Successful bidders on the  schools' debentures issue was  Bell and Gouinlock at $100.65  plus accrued interest for the $100  units at four per cent interest.  H. Gaines was awarded the  paint contract of . the Sechelt  school anne.* at an estimated  price of $295.  Replace Burned  ROBERTS CREEK ��� One week  from  now)   according   to   estimates, a new garage will be irf  operation in this community.  Replacing the recently burned  out Anderson and  Edlund  unit,  the new building being constructed by A. J. Barnes, will be  open for business "within a very  few days."  It is believed the concrete  floored, fully modern garage will  cost in the neighborhood of $3000.  No man ever becomes a Communist until he has given up all  hope of ever becoming a Capitalist.  C. G. BALLENTINE - PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers Ass'n of  B.C.  Payment ' for social security  measures such as baby bonuses,  unemployment " insurance, etc.,  are expected to cost Canadian  taxpayers about half a billion  dollars in the present fiscal year.  This sum will exceed by $22,000,-  000 the total of all Dominion government expenditures for the fiscal year ended in March, 1935.  Quality for quality,  we will  never knowingly be undersold, either here or in  Vancouver.  Peninsula Building Supplies  SECHELT ��� PHONE 30J  Hi  Superior  Repairs  First aid for yqur auto is guaranteed  at Sechelt Automotive.  We specialize in ignition, rear ends  and motor overhauls.  OVERHAULS  For expert carburetor and transmission work we suggest you give us  a try.  Reasonable costs will assure you,  with our expert supervision and detailed inspection the ultimate in  auto repair.  Sechelt Auto Supply  ��*  &  **  Roofing Sale  IT CAN HAPPEN    HERE  WHILE THEY LAST STRICTLY CITY PRICES  WE PAY THE FREIGHT  This offer expires August 5, 1950  SIDING SPECIAL  PABCO ASBESTOS  CEMENT SIDING  Per  100 sq.  ft. : .        lO��50  HEXAGON SHINGLES: Ordinory Colours;  Grey, Green, Blue, Black. Per square 1   Premium Colours: Bright Red, Bright Green. Per square   ��r  4_v  ��f  - _  .08  8.69  ROLL ROOFING  Green, 90 Ib. slate surface. Per roll of 100 sq. ft. $4.63  Black, 55 Ib. heavy surface. Per roll of 100 sq. ft $3.68  Red. 45 Ib. Medium Surface. Per roll of 100 sq. ft.   $3.12  ROLL BRICK SIDING  Red  Buff.  Per square  $6.60  Buff.  Per square       $6.60  Stone Grey. Per square  $7.10  TAR PAPER: 400 ft. Per roll _������_ $2.04  VABAR: A vapour barrier paper. 400 ft., per roll $1.69  Sechelt Building Supplies  ALL  FIRST  GRADE  MATERIAL  Phone 60  NO   "SECONDS"  *B*  mmm.


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