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 BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Gibsons, Port Mel-  Squamish, Irvine's  Moon Bay, Hardy  Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  P.rackendale, Cheekeye,vSelma Park,  etc.  Cover?   Sechelt,  Ion.   Woodfibre.  r_.ni.ding.    Half  Island,     Pender  Creek,    Roberts  PtTBX.TSH3I> TSTZ THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office, Powell Siver. B.C.  mr.  Vol. 4  Gibsons,  B. C.  1 WITH nothing to do one day, I  V wandered down to the. wharf  \ arid loaded myself aboard Long  i Jim Allen's boat and hied to  | Drageland, that land of mystery  v and rumtDur nestling itself in the  & deep blue waters of Howe Sound.  T     Drageland has long been fam-  kous as the home of tame deer, the  ���: Army and Navy Veterans'  Club,  'summer  camps  and loud  voices  ? -vyhich can be heard as far to the  iwest as Victoria.  �� An island' also well known for  ���its hospitality, Drageland gardens have been riven from the  . rocks by means of loving^ long,  J hard work and ingenuity. If you  \ should doubt that last then go  \;look at the place made out of  ^bedrock by Frank Alexander.  ;Qnce a sick man���he could'hard-  liy. take a chance on bringing in  the wood���Mr. Alexander now  has a garden, ingenious and  [thriving, that -will stand with  fjjthat of any on Lulu Island or the  -delta lands of the Fraser.  '' The thing that struck me first  Was the high fences which surround this amazingly manufactured garden���much of the soil  I was carried to where the green,  rank growth now brightens the  landscape. The fences are made  from split cedar, found right in  fthe".garden area. They are high  to keep out the deer." A well .  rolled path leads to the garden  from the trail running past the  )back of the-club on Drageland.  (['The roller is there for all to see,  V round log complete with handles and' ajcle. No weakling  could haul it^back and forth:��i_ow.  ^TKefeir andyyray, 9% life, on Drage-  |lali&"_^x^u  (can jerow strong in that land of  ^tall pines and barren rocks.  Jack   Adkins   is   another   who  jean sell you, on the fine ways of  'life  there,    lie, it is, who owns  ithe one car on the island.: ��� Without recognized highways, his gas  bears no highway tax.   He needs  ifno license.    His  car  is  used  as  power for gin poles often rigged  to unload scows that come alongside the fine government wharf.  'Jack has a green-house, no less,  on Drageland. " He,  at the drop  fof a  hat, will  stop building his  \ bridges across the miniature river  [that surrounds  a raised  garden,  [to    spit    out   some long  names  | which little plants, just springing  | (Continued on Page 8)  Monday,  July   17,   1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  run  Double Flushing of  Gibsons Roads Soon  GIBSONS���Double flushing of roads leading .o frhis village may  start- within a "very few days."  Adanac Construction Company has contract- for the work.  The oil treatment eastward will continue from the end of blacktop to Soames Point, and from blacktop end to Shaw Road in  fi-he west.  The same company- is in charge of the double flushing  from Porpoise Bay road at Sechelt to what is now proposed as  the end at Wilson Creek bridge. This latter has not as yet been  finally approved. What, according to B. M. Maclntyre, MLA,  has been approved is the double flushing ending at the Wilson  Creek Post Office. The rumored new ending would add a few  hundred yards only.  In his recent report to the people at Sechelt, Mr Maclntyre  had suggested that only the Sechelt portion would be done this  year. He was referring to the $35,000 supplementary estimate,  recently passed by parliament for this area.  It is believed the cost of double, flushing Gibsons area will  come from the original estimate. "This may well have been the  reason for Maclntyre's misunderstanding," said a road official.  GIBSONS���Parking regulations may soon be enforced on this  community's government wharf,  according to  Reg Godfrey,  chairman of the Local Affairs Committee of the Gibsons and  District Board of Trade.  Taxi  and  bus  space   allotment        idea grew from vehicular congestion on the wharf, particularly  bad during the summer. Mr Godfrey, on behalf of the Board of  Trade, approached Harbour Master C. P. Smith with plans for  zoning the dock proper.  The Howe Sound and Pender  Harbour Taxi Association had  previously written to the Public  Utilities Commission and James  Sinclair, MP, urging their intervention in the muddle of cars  and buses.  In his answer, Mr Sinclair  agreed something should be done  about the situation. He reported  that steps would be taken to zone  the wharf in an effort to clarify  the situation.  The Board of Trade move and  that of the Taxi Association has  actually crossed the same path.  Both are aiming for the same  target. Now, with approval of the  proper authorities, it seems to  be only a matter of time before  details  are ironed out.  Mr Godfrey has presented  plans to the Harbour Master  which have been tentatively approved. It is believed discussions  between that authority, the taxi  group and Sechelt Transport  Company is all that remains prior to arrival of order from what  is becoming an almost impossible  situation.  School .Board Decides  On Heavy Order List  SECHELT���The School  Board will undertakeXto .investigate an     for.xlater  powerhouse :>extqnsioh.  '~ y^'-x-y .J*  XX>-' tf^  further lands in the area centred by the present High School.        ^"'J  The company suggested to the board it buy pdrt of a new subdivision bordering the school.  Power Contracts Clue  To Early Constrnotion  GIBSONS���Tenders   for  general   construction  of  contract   for  B.C. Power Commission's hydro development at Clowhom  Falls,  will   close  August 7,  according   to word  received   from  Victoria.  The   contracts   will   include   a =   'low dam at the head.of the falls;  a power house of. 2,000 h.p. units  and /the   excavation   preparatory  Falling Rock  A request from Sechelt and  District Improvement Association in relation to abandoned  school sites in the vicinity of Sechelt with a view to conversion  into cerrieteries, will be answered  in the negative.  School representatives now  will be brought into the management picture by means of mimeographed minutes of general  meetings. ..  Proposed by Inspector Burn-  ette and endorsed by the entire  board,  Mrs  Anne  Burns,   school  (Continued on Editorial Page)  Nurse's Office and  Board Room Together  ' >  GIBSONS-���School offices  of  the  future  will  be  modern  well  equipped.rooms in the new High School.  ;  ,      Trustees,   Monday approved  suggestion   from   School   Inspector Burnette, and arranged for in the drawings by Harold  Cullerne, architect, that the Public Health nurse's offices and  treatment rooms will also be part of the new building.  Approval  of these  suggestions -������;   came, follpwing argument from  several board members as to the  advisability of���. having the  school's administration offices in  the planned building. It was suggested that mail and banking  would be handicapped. This was  overridden by the inspector who  suggested that trustees should  look 30 years ahead and not be  influenced by trivialities of ' today.  In the matter of having the  nurses' treatment rooms there, it  was pointed out by N. R. McKibbin, as an advisory member,  that mothers here would have to  climb the steep hill to the school,  probably with small children. It  was felt the board was handicapped in that it had no money with  which to build a down-town office for the nurse.  The nurses' room will be seven  by five feet while the medical  room will be 11 by 20 feet. There  will also be a bathroom and dressing room in the arrangement.  In discussing the trustees' proposed  offices, against fairly stiff     mously  approved  the incorpora-  opposition, Colonel Burnette re-     tion of the two sets of offices.  minded the board it was handling  nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in the next year.  "Some of the decisions will be  big and should be carefully considered." He intimated there  were too many interruptions in  present offices. A. E. Ritchey  classified present quarters as "a  veritable firetrap. We have valuable records here," he said. "We  certainly need something better  than this."  Mrs L. S. Jackson spoke  against having the nurses' rooms  in the new building. She pointed  out there were disturbing influences with having the treatment  rooms and clinic in the same  building where children are  studying.  The board chairman gave way  when she was reminded that  there was no money with which  to build another office for the  nurses' quarters.  '"I suppose," she said resignedly, "there ��� is little we can do  about it now." The board unani-  Tree Surveij  Being Made  GIBSONS���Trees on the peninsula ,will be cut by virtue of  a priority set ��� up by a six-man  party of forestry experts under  Assistant Forester D. Carey. .  Now in the field, Mr. Carey  will decide which trees should be  cut first by virtue of their maturity or extent of rot or degree  of decadence. It is expected the  survey will. take one month to  conclude.  It is pointed out that enforcement of the findings can only be  made in timber yet to be sold.  "All we can do with operators  ;already under contract, is to advise them," Mr. Carey . pointed  out.  There is considerably more  merchantable timber on the peninsula than was at one time estimated. This- information was  disclosed following a survey  made last year under authority  of the Forest Branch.  There are seven categories into  which merchantable timber falls,  according to. the expert. These  range from "thrifty mature to  scattered veterans." It is upon  these grades that findings and  forestry policy will be based.  "We hope to be able to cut the  most decadent first," the assistant  forester said.  Death Claims  Bertha Sugatt  ROBERTS CREEK ��� This community   lost   another   oldtimer .  in the  person of Bertha Sugatt,  who died July 4, ager '73 years.  She is survived by her daughter, sister and brother. Services  were held in St. Alden's Church,  Sechelt. Interment was in  Sechelt, Rev. H. V. officiating.  Grading for a 1000 feet; of penstock, will be included as will  wharf facilities, an operator's  house and a semi permanent  maintenance camp.  Completion of the plant is expected by the fall of 1951. Construction work will start this  summer.  The commission will undertake  to build 20 miles of transmission  line from the falls to the Sechelt  site of the present diesel generating plant. This ends any rumor  that possibly the line would come  over the "hump" into Port Mellon then up the Peninsula to  Sechelt.  Halfmoon Bay area will not be  serviced, according to the commission, until the lines have been  completed servicing the lower  end of the peninsula. Pender  Harbour finds itself in the same  situation.  Welcome Beach cutoff has not  as yet been settled. This highway  shortcut to Halfmoon Bay is one  of the hinges upon which the  hoped for line rests. According  to B. M. Maclntyre,  MLA, there  A 13-YEAR-OLD Vancouver boy  died enroute' to hospital in  Vancouver Wednesday night after he was injured in a camping  accident up Howe Sound.  The lad, Rae Hazlitt, son of  Mr and Mrs Tom Hazlitt, of 2915  West Sixteenth, was injured  when an accidentally-dislodged  rock hit him on the head as he  and several other boys were  climbing a gulley at the mouth of  McNab Creek.  AT MOUTH OF CREEK  The boys were members of an  out-trip from YMCA Camp Elphinstone  near  Gibsons.  (Continued on Editorial Page)  are still no plans in the Department of Public Works for this  road construction.  The B. C. Power Commission  refuses to harbor thought of servicing the upper part of the Peninsula until this road has been  completed.  kipper  Local Police Boat  Awarded Service  GIBSONS���For 20 years police work without a demerit mark,  Skipper Nelson Winegarden, last week was honored with  the police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. He is the son  of a well known and respected oldtimer "Chuck" Winegarden  of this community.  Investiture was made by Inspector A. MacDonald, officer  commanding the Vancouver district of the B.C. Provincial Police, at a ceremony in Vancouver.  Skipper Winegarden is on the  PG2 running out of Powell River  and his "beat" extends from Toba  Inlet to Sechelt and includes all  the islands and inlets along that  coast. He has been on this run tor  the past five years and it is.' the  third time he has been located in  this district since he has been  with the force.  While in Vancouver last week  he successfully wrote his'* examinations for a home trade master's ticket.  The bulk of his service has  been spent on the water, which  is his natural element. Before  donning the brass buttons he was  sailing with the fishing fleet.  During the time he has been  serving along this coast he has  participated in two major rescues, the first in 1941 when the  Great Northern No. 5 smashed  up on the west coast of Vancouver Island and left the two men  aboarc| the object of a search  which lasted 21 days. The other  was in 1945 when a boat went  on the rocks at McRae Rocks.  3DI&H3S  0 S  VIHOIOI/ By E. NESTMAN  CONGRATULATIONS to Jimmy  Chaster for being June winner  of the Kinsmen Draw. Get your  tickets for July sweep, from any  merchant, help. the Kin, to help  the children. Ritchie Norris and  wife, being congratulated on the  arrival, of a daughter, this makes  two girls to our former Pro-Rec  boy. They are still in Creston.  That makes grandmother Norris'  13th grandchild, is this lucky or  is it. Irma Stephenson, former  teacher here, visiting Mrs Dickson of the Headlands. Jean  Drummond who has visited here  for past two weeks, leaves for  home. Glad to see them come  back to visit, us. Noticd Marge  Wagner also-around, they tell me  unofficially that around October  first, she will be taking that big  step.  Mary Slinn back to work at St  Pauls,  after a nice long holiday.  Winn Yarmish out of hospital,  and taking a little rest before  returning to her home here.  Mrs Lil Schutz, making very  good recovery, and if keeps on  this way, should be home next  week,  very good   news say  we.  Noticed Jean Locke visiting  sister Edna.  Visiting the Matthews family  in the Headlands, Dr Chuck Matthews and family, also Allen, on  the holidays.  That grand old Orangeman  "Chuck" Winegarden around 86,  I think that's pretty close, went  down this morning to West Van,  for big. 12th July celebrations.  Chuck tells me in 48 years, he  hasn't missed one of these celebrations. But he insists _ his 'father before him had a much better record, a mere 72 years as a  member. Quite an impressive record.  Mr and Mrs John Solnik have  disposed of their place, and will  be moving into the village in the  near future.  Expect our    Father;   O'Dwyer!  back this week-end, kfter ^iis two|  ���weeks' vacation, card1 we reG^v*&  ed   about  a  week   ago,   says he  was in Oregon, and it was really  warm  there.' They  tell  me  Ray  Elliott "and family leave us  this  week-end, sorry to see them go,  will certainly  be missed   in  the  Community,   wish  them  well in  their new venture.  Did you notice our Claire  Veitch suning herself on the  beach at Sechelt, getting herself  in the news, with the writeup of  Sechelt in the daily paper last  week.. Claire left us now for the  summer, at end of her holidays,  she will be going into St Pauls, ���  for that long grind before she receives that very fine RN award,  we certainly wish her all the  luck in the world.  Something else I found out,  the definition of a modern home.  Where a switch regulates everything except the children.  Well he may be, as it's one of the  finest breeds of dogs, and with  all the care that young fellow is  getting, we know it's going to be  a grand dog. Someday maybe we  may he#r of it being in the show,  and bringing home some of those  coveted blue ribbons to Jim.  With the grim news of '. the  coming fall that our boat service  liable to be curtailed, you know  just a thought in passing, why  not deluge our member Jimmy  Sinclair in Ottawa with some  mail, telling him we heed that  Union boat service here, they do  that to their congressmen across  the line, and get results, if a few  hundred letters went into Jimmy  MOBE ABOUT .. .  School Board  (Continued From Page 1)  secretary, will make plans for  having the meeting minutes duplicated.  Robert Leith pointed out many  of the representatives, who had  to answer questions in regard to  schools, were without current  knowledge owing to poor liaison.  Longest discussion of the meeting, Monday, grew from an estimate of $800 per dining room  table, built for seating 20 pupils  each. The Board considered the  sum was too much. Said A. E.  Ritchie, "we could build lots of  tables for that money. $800 is far  too much for all we would get  out of it."  Norman Hough, thought he  could get local carpenters to  build three tables for the price  of one. Mrs Swan suggested if  the board could not do better  than that they should design  their own.  The architect will be asked to  design another style of seat that  can be inserted in the wall following use.  Big Fair  Is Slated  GIBSONS���The   Farmers'   Institute Fair this year may well be  the best ever.  Exhibits will feature home  cooking, flower garden entries,  chickens, fruits and -vegetables  while the Kinsman Club will  handle the midway. It will last  ���for-two days, August 18 at 6 p.m.  and Saturday, August 19 from 10  a.m. to 5 p.m., with 'dancing at  night.  Three halls, the Community,  the Parish, and the old Legion  Hall, will house the dozens of  entries. The Chrysanthemum and  Garden Club's display will be  staged in front of the platform in  the Community Hall. There will  also be exhibits of fruits,  vege-  Tm/$ure. .we'd get some results  !.%o<&jMi&r,3ll,...^e^put.hiirt there,  m&Ljfyhe can't get us whsd we  want, well? The Machigonne is  doing yeoman service, and we  certainly appreciate it, and  wouldn't want to be without it.  .But we do need that Union boat  also. There are many times when  it is a boon to fellow travellers,'  and to cut off Union service to  this area, many will suffer, not  only us, but how about our Island communities. So drop a  card, even a line, I'm sure we'll  get results. Jimmy has always  been very sympathetic to this  area, and well he should be, and  I'm sure he will do all he can to  help in this.  W.I. wool collection in the  United Church Hall for the blanket shipment will be on the  morning of July 26.  Jim and Alice very proud of  that Boxer pup, new addition to  their household, Jim as proud as  any  father   with  his     offspring.  MOHE ABOUT ...  Falling Rock  (Continued From Page 1)  Nineteen campers, with four  leaders swere camped for the  night at the mouth of the creek.  The injured boy was taken to  hospital in Vancouver by speed  boat and ambulance.  AT SEASIDE PARK  Caretaker of the Sorg Pulp  Mill at McNab Creek supplied a  power boat to take him to Seaside Park where he was examined by the camp nurse and a  doctor, who ordered him rushed  to hospital.  The camp power boat from Elphinstone rushed the lad to  Horseshoe Bay where Exclusive  Ambulance took him to General  Hospital. He was pronounced  dead on arrival at  hospital.  Death Claims  Old Timer  ROBERTS     CREEK   ���   Passed  away July 5, Marrainne Gaines  in her 83rd  year.    Survived by  four sons, three daughters, 19'^  grandchildren and 12 great ,r  grandchildren, she was buried in?,  Seaview Cemetery. Reverend H. h  V. Oswald officiated at the cereXi,  mony held in the Anglica^  Church, Gibsons. 'V  Graham's   Funeral   Home  was J  in charge of services. ;  Studies -show that hot water  requirements in the average  home are from 10 to 15 gallons a  day for each person.  tables, homecooking, needlework  and handicrafts.  Weaving demonstrations will  be held in the old Legion Hall as  will pottery making in the various stages.  Along the outside of the Community Hall will be the open  poultry exhibits. It is urged that  visitors give these youthful entries their full attention.  Following is a list of the judges  who will handle the show:  Flowers, Mr. A. Pepper of the  B.C. Fair's Association; fruits and  vegetables, W. D. Christie, of  Abbotsford Experimental Station; home cooking and domestic  science, Mrs. M. - Henderson,  home cooking director; needlework, Miss V. Britton; weaving  and spinning, Mrs. Spragge of  North Vancouver; school section,  J. Sinclair, Sr.; posters, Mrs. Ruth  MacPhail; and poultry will be  judged by Professor G. A. Lloyd  of U.B.C.  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  III  I  TYPEWRITER c PAJPER  CARBON  SHEETS  SECONDS  , HIGH   QUALITY  COAST NEWS  GIBSONS 45  HIGHEST  ��:....  <***  GRADE  swet  m  JJX*  Bums and Jackson Sawmill  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK  n  ',.  WE TAKE PLEASURE IN INTRODUCING  NEVY BALDASSI - MANAGER  STANDARD STATION NO. 2  B  ���h* ���xmsf ��fehw pit-  Member  Canadian  Weekly   Newspapers 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  ForeignX  .^$2p50.,.pjer,,,year.,,, ,.-,  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons   45  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons -45  'I  With 15 years auto experience at your service  AND   A  SPECIAL   INTRODUCTORY   OFFER  i  $&ING$  u  m  ***��,  OFF  >t  We have a large stock including white walls.  This is our way of introducing our new manager and  SECHELT  PHONE  64  k sowen island     Nurse Lack and     Regatta Now  Schools Scored      Shaping Well  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,   July 17,   1950  By PEARL PUNNETT  ON JULY 7th the longshoremen's  picnic was held here and 2000  folks attended. The weather was  perfect and everyone seemed to  be enjoying themselves. There  was a very good variety show  put on by Frank Scott and company.  Mr and Mrs Billy James have  their daughter and granddaughters from Abbotsford, Mrs A.  Taylor, Penny and Susan staying with them for a couple of  weeks.  Mrs Johnny Cameron of loco,  with her two daughters, Shirley  and Beth, have, been holidaying  here with the former's sister, Mrs  Alpen Arthur.  Bowen ball team played Terminal Cartage, on July 9th and  the final score was Bowen 8,  Terminal C. V. Was quite a good  ^game.  \   Congratulations to Mr and Mrs  Another  NEWSCAST  For  Late Evening   Listeners  NEWS  at  10:45 p.m.  Right After the Races  GIBSONS ��� There are many  things which need remedying  in or near Gibsons elementary  school according to a report from  retiring principal Ray Elliott,  read at the school board meeting.'  There also seems to be some  things ready for remedial measures in and near Pender Harbour  schools, according to Mrs. A. H.  McKay prior to her transfer to  Gibsons elementary school.  Among major improvements  suggested by Mr. Elliott were the  following:  1. Drain lower playing field  and remove the rocks. This will  help tidy the place, according to  the principal.  2. Most of the present library  is now out of date and should be'  renewed. Readers are required  for at least two grades.  3. Wall maps in holders are  badly needed. Suggestions also  that globes of the world should  be available for children to follow the rapidly changing contours of the various countries/  4. Science equipment is also  needed.  Mr. Elliott spoke highly of the  work done by the P.T.A., crediting them with much help in the  May Day parade and many other  activities.  Mrs. McKay scored the few  visits made by the public health  nurse to Pender schools. / She  itemized the visits made by that  official during the last year and  pointed out there were not  enough.  She felt the ferry system was  too irresponsible and the cause,  too often, of schools having to  open late in the mornings. She  also mentioned the lack of janitor  work in one of the schools.  PENDER HARBOUR���A' clearer  picture of what to expect at the  coming Pender Harbour regatta  and celebration is gradually appearing.  One thing clear is that it will  be one of the best ever to be put  on by this  energetic community.  Starting with a huge parade of  decorated boats, the prizes will  be awarded in three classes; best  decorated, the most novel, and  most comical.  Invitations have been sent to  James Sinclair, M.P., B. M. Batt  Maclntyre, M.L.A., and Reverend  A. Green to attend the- opening  ceremonies, Saturday, August 19.  The regatta committee; now  slated to meet at Garden Bay  every Monday from now on, has  authorized a huge dance in the  new Community Hall at Madeira  Park to culminate the day's activities.  More information, from time to  time, will appear in the Coast  News.  GRANTHAM'S  LANDING  MARY W. RENNIE  GRANTHAMS BY Mrs. Rennie  ON   JULY   6   the   garden   party  held under ��� auspices of Gibson  United Church W.A. Harmony  group was a decided success.  The weather was perfect for  the occasion while the background created by the home and  grounds of Mrs. Humphries made  a perfect foil for the gay dresses  of the ladies.  The sale of work was officially  opened by Rev. Mr. Bevan.   The  well  filled   tables   soon  emptied  under enthusiastic buying.  It was a good opportunity for  old friends to meet. Some of  them had regular reunions. Mrs.  Orville Fisher entertained with  several songs while Miss Ann  Ellis turned out in the clan dress  to entertain by means of the  various Highland dances.  The party was also a financial  success.  GRAVE    MARKERS  AND  COVERS  AU   Work   Guaranteed  Box  10 Coast News  Canned peas destined for Canadian tables undergo scientific  tests for tenderness in a device  known as a "tenderometer" developed by research scientists of  the American Can  Company.  Walter Punnett on the birth of  a daughter (Linda Diane, IVz  lbs) on July 5th in the North  Vancouver Hospital/Also to Mr  and Mrs Alf. Olsen, a daughter on  ���������Ju_y^8th''*&t^^  Vancouver.- '   :v    ? X       -  GAMBIER HARBOUR  By  Glenwood  MISS PATRICIA Alexander and  her fiance, Albert Lee, have  been spending a week with Pat's  folks, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Alexander.  Mrs. E. A. Bell is here from Los  Angeles and is busy doing some  alterations to the  Ormie-Cambie  abode.  Mr. and Mrs. Parker have been  visiting New Brighton, Mrs.  Parker was formerly Miss Florence Johnson. The Urquart place  has occupants now, Mr. and Mrs.  Cope and two children. Mrs. T.  V. Clarke is visiting with two  grandchildren. It is rumoured  that Mrs. J. B: Boyd intends to  open the store at New Brighton  again.  Mrs. Thrasher and family are  visiting our fair island. Mr. and  Mrs. Mathieson of North Van.  spent a pleasant week here^ Miss  Nellie Hazlitt and her mother  arrived for the summer.  In   Conjunction  with  Cecil   Lawrence  Call BILL HUNTER  Sechelt 48  Cafrtafn Morqan's  m iown!"  ___Tt___  Our sight is by far the most  important of our senses and one  of the most overworked. Modern  living imposes many stresses on  the eyes. They should be protected by the use of proper lighting  and by glasses if the latter are  prescribed by a physician.  FREIGHT SERVICE  EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY  Logging Trucks and Trailers  Excavating Shovels Moving Vans  All Building Materials  R. M. INGLIS ��� GIBSONS AGENT  Phone Gibsons 50  CHAMPION & WHITE LTD.  1075 MAIN STREET  PA. 9171-2  TASELLA'S  SHOPPE  For fine  fabric  Super Service  And now you can enjoy something new and  delightful���drinks made with Captain Morgan  Black Label Rum. The very next time, try this  extra smooth and flavourful rum���a refreshing  change in cocktails, tall drinks or mixed  with plain water or soda.  PA. 6539  Vancouver  Wm. 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Turret Top Construction  5-year protection backed by famous  Westinghouse  For Table  Reservations  Phone Sechelt  17  SHALL  GIBSONS 33 4  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,   July 17,   1950  Facts About  Advertising  (ONE IN a series of articles explaining the function of advertising in our society.)  Everyone is interested in doing things economically. I n  spending our incomes, we all desire to get as much as possible  for our money. Our shopping  ability is one important. factor  in determining how much we can  get for what we spend, but there  is a second factor often more important. It is the ability of people  who make and sell things to  place them on the market at a  price which we can afford.  Many of us can now enjoy the  ownership of an automobile, a  refrigerator, a radio, and many  other articles because we can  buy them for less money than  the amount it cost the manufacturer only a few years ago to  make  these   articles   when   they  S  Hassans  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  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Sorry to see that  little Barry is still on crutches  but noticed he can fly around on  them quicker than some of us  can walk.  We were in town for a few  days as we discovered the chap  who does the legwork on a weekly newspaper must have good  feet and ours were definitely not  good. After a session with the  doctor we are now not so bad.  We did manage to hobble to the  Theatre under the Stars at least  from the car parked at a convenient   location  and   enjoyed   very  were not nearly so good. Competition being what it is, it helps  us all when manufacturing costs  are lowered. In other words, everyone benefits from economies  in industry and trade.  While it is easy to see the advantage which comes to consumers through savings in costs of  production, many do not realize  that savings in the costs of selling benefit us just as much.  Every time you buy an article,  you must pay for the cost of  making it and also for the cost  of selling it. Otherwise the manufacturer could not stay in business. Anything that lowers the  cost of selling helps the consumer just as much as savings in the  purchase of raw materials.  Whenever you see a printed  advertisement, .or hear an advertising message over the radio,  you are witnessing a step in the  process of selling goods. Advertisers use this means of presentation because it is economical.  They have found by experience  that it costs less to sell goods  with the aid of advertising than  without it. They do not advertise merely because they take  pride in having their names before the public.  Advertising   is  not   a   miracle  method    or    a    hokus-pokus for  business success.    Goods ca^n be  'sold without it but-it costs'more  to do so.    When the salesman in  the  store  or at your back door  tells you about an article you may  wish   to  buy,  his  task   is  much  easier if you have heard or seen  his    product    advertised.      You  already know something about it  and   your   opinion    is    partially  formed.   Because advertising has  done part of the work of selling,.  the salesman can serve more customers   and so accomplish   more  effectively his part in the necessary   process   of   distribution  of  goods  to  the  pebple  who   want  them.    He is able to earn more  money   for   himself   and   at   the  same time, the total cost of placing goods in your hands is lower.  Through   modern    advertising,  the dealer and the manufacturer  are  able  to  speak to  thousands  and   even  millions  of  customers  at comparatively  small  expense.  You listen and you read and you  half - make up your mind whether  you will, or will not buy.   In the  comfort of your  home  or  while  riding' in the  country,   you  may  make your decision without personal   oratory   to   disturb   your  thoughts.  This sensible way of presenting the products of industry to  consumers has been found to be  economical. As a result, you can  buy many things more cheaply  than would otherwise be possible.  Advertising, our lowest paid  salesman, has helped us all to get  more for the money which we  have to spend.  much Blossom Time. The music  and singing was wonderful and  the Ballet at least was worth the  money. The Vancouver artists  ran the visiting professionals a  close race for honors on this outstanding performance. We are  looking forward to seeing Chu  Chin Chow. Our old friend Violet  Deane went along with our party  and was enquiring after old  friends at Sechelt especially Mrs  L. L. Scott and Mrs W. B. Billingsley and Mrs Alec Grey said  we would pass the word along.  With five candles on the cake,  Sheila Nelson celebrated her  birthday recently. Helping to  make the day a success and get  away with all the good things to  eat were Peter Hemstreet, Elaine  Powell, Maureen McKissock,  Judy and Edna Smith. Sheila is  the popular little daughter of Mr  and Mrs Jack Nelson.  The St Hilda's Parish Hall was  formally  opened on Sunday  afternoon by the Vicar, Rev H. V.  Oswald. Refreshments were served to members of the congregation and visiting friends and the  children's   choir   sang two numbers.  A   solo by  Master    Roger  Lucken the 23rd Psalm was very  much  enjoyed.   This  boy  has   a  very  beautiful voice.  Its   clarity  and   clean  diction make it  well  worth listening to. The building  committee consisting    of    chairman   Mrs  E.  E.  Redman,   E.  E.  Redman, Mr and Mrs W. B. Billingsley, Mr and Mrs Alec Grey  and Mrs W. Uttley were thanked  for their work by the Vicar. Mrs  Uttley the president of the guild  spoke   on  behalf  of   that   group  and Mrs Jack Redman on behalf  of the DePensier circle and Mrs  Brooker representing the Sunday  School   and  Mrs   Williams     the  choir.   It  was   a  very   congenial  gathering. We hope to have many  pleasant  times   in  the   hall this  winter.  Away for a few days in Vancouver is Melvin Cassman of  Jack's  Automotive  Garage.  Mr and Mrs Jack Nelson and  Sheila have returned to Sechelt  after a few days spent in Vancouver.  We wish to welcome Mr and  Mrs Ed Lee recently moved here  from Selma Park-. Selma's loss  is our gain and -that's how we  like it. The Lees will be an i asset  to us as they take a great inter  ns  CHEVRON  GAS STATION  BETTER CAR CARE STARTS HERE  est in anything of benefit to the  community.  Noticed the children's choir  having a wiener roast on the  beach recently. Some of the  adults getting away with a few  wieners included Mr and Mrs  Williams and Mrs McColl. The  * girls were having a very good  time by the sounds coming from  that direction.  Spending the summer at their  home at Selma Park are Mr and  Mrs Hugh Creighton and sons,  Hugh and Colin and friend Michael Price of Victoria.  Visiting her grandparents, Mr  and Mrs L. F. Scott of Porpoise  Bay Road is Miss Leonora Camm  of Vancouver. We were pleased  to see Leonora as a;: guest in the  Anglican children's choir at St  Hilda's  last  Sunday.  Also staying with Mr and Mrs  Jim Parker is Valerie Morrison,  daughter of Mr and Mrs Bill  Morrison who recently left Sechelt to live in Vancouver. Valerie was also a guest in the children's choir last Sunday.  Mrs Newcomen and family  have left for a short vacation  which will be spent in Invemere.  We understand Alice and Bill  Billingsley have moved into their  new   home   at   Porpoise   Bay.   It  will be much nicer as the chil-  (Continued   on  Page  5)  C. G. BALLENTINE ~ PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers Ass'n of  B.C.  Economical  Summer Camp and  Home Furnishings  We buy and sell fittings���radios���electrical  equipment.  For the best price in used goods see  Peninsula  INDIAN BASKETS  NOVELTIES  Don Dupre  . ,  Gibsons, B.C.  *?*% fyMi*  *Datlty Stead  -?  i  Wa WO% TOfote W&etU  Vita-Weat is whole wheat in  most delicious form . . . all the  wheat, including the wheat germ:  ��� Crisp, thin wafers that are 100%'  wheat. Join the millions all over  the world who have the Vita-  Weat habit. Vita-Weat is good  by itself ... the perfect companion to all things sweet or  savoury. Make Vita-Weat your  daily bread.  MADE EXCLUSIVELY BY  Mr. Peek & Mr. Frean  PEEK FREAN'S  Rough and Dressed Lumber. All Type  Wallboards.   Builders'   Hardware,  Mouldings, Sashes, Doors, Frames, Cement, Sand, Gravel  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  FREE ADVICE AND CONSTRUCTIVE SUGGESTIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO THE AMATEUR AT  ^ MORE ABOUT . . .  ] SECHELT-  \     (Continued from Page  4)  dren now caij play to their hearts  jpontent. We always thought that  the other house was very near  the road and the cars go at a  pretty good.clip in that area.  \ Speaking of Porpoise Bay we  Were at Crescent Beach recently  and had hoped to call on Jack  Martin who moved from Porpoise  Pay to Crescent, however, we  had so much to do and Jack was  a bit 'off our line, we left it for  some time later. We hear he likes  it very much there and of course  he is very popular, as he was  here.  {  \ At the summer home Rock  Ledge is Dr English, Mr and Mrs  fWarren Malins with sons Donald  jand Robert. Also a week-end visitor are Tommy Whitt/all and  'friends from Portland, Mr and  Mrs Ted Boyle.  Sorry to hear that Michael  Whitaker is a bit under the weather. We hope he will be feeling  better soon as it's not a very  good time for a little boy to be  confined to the house so many  things to do for fun in the summer.  Physicians 'are agreed that the  first year of life should oe the  year of immunization. Otherwise, many children will die  needlessly of the preventable  diseases of infancy and childhood.  "Old at 40,50,60?"  ��� Man; You're Crazy  Forget your age I Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  "pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic for weak;  rundown feeling due solely to body's lack ot iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonic Tablets for pep. younger feeling, this  very day. New "get acquainted" size only 60o.j  For sale at all drug stores everywhere.  Clayton Starts  New Grocery  SECHELT���Clue to Sechelt's belief in itself and future, lies in  the recent decision of E. S. Clayton to build a new store.  Formerly with the Union  Steamship Company's store���22  years���Mr. Clayton is well known  and admired in the community.  According to plans, "which may  be changed before I'm finished,"  the new store will be primarily  grocery, and may quite probably  be on a self serve, cash and carry  basis.  Twenty by 30 feet in size, the  building will be of rough siding  and will be operated by Mr.  Clayton in person.  Helping with construction, now  in the cement pouring stage, is  Gordon Potts, well known local  man.  Jackson Wins  Kin Fish Derby  GIBSONS���C. J. Jackson, 8431  Hudson St., Vancouver, won  the weekly prize of the Kinsmen  Salmon Derby with a Spring salmon weighing 22 pounds.  Caught off Salmon Rock, at  Gibsons front door, with a strip  casting setup, the fish topped in  weight many, entries in the derby  registered at the De Luxe Fish-  ihg Float and Wind and Tide  Fishing Floats at Granthams  Landing.  A real estate operator in Vancouver, Mr. Jackson is the second  winner of the ten-week derby.  He will also be elegible to enter  in the $100 grand prize plus $75  and $50 prizes, to be drawn September 4.  :t  and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Our and Hong By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  PLUMBING and  HEATING  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  REAtf 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  I     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  Typewriter Sales and  Service  Agent for Remington  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WINGRAVE  Gibsons,  B.C.  TAXI  GIFT STORE  Headquarters  for Wool,  Notions,   Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5*10-15 Store  Left of Post  Office  Gibsons, B.C.  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt  66  ROBERTS CREEK  By M. M.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,   July  17,    1950  5  MACHINISTS  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding  anywhere���anytimp  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Fhone 54 Res. 78  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn   \  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  Hardware,. Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone Gibson���33  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt, B.C.  THE P-TA garden party held at  the home of Mrs E. J. Shaw  last Wednesday was very successful. The attractive sea front  garden was an ideal setting for  dainty summer gowns and well  appointed tables. The home  cooking stall was well patronized and there was a short musical  program arranged by Miss M.  Mclntyre. Two promising young  artists, Wendy Cates and Sheila  Smith, opened the program with  piano solos and represented the  elementary grade pupils. Nonie  Reeves, piano, and Michael Jervis, violin, represented the junior  grades, while Eric Lindwall, violinist, appeared for the senior  pupils. Mrs E. J. Shaw gave vocal numbers and Miss Mclntyre  concluded with a piano selection.  Tea was served on the lawn under the trees and Mrs Joe Storey  looked into teacups and saw  many exciting happenings for  some of the tea-drinkers. A word  of praise is due the ladies who  worked so hard for this affair,  especially in connection with the  amazing variety and professional  appearance of dainty sandwiches  and cakes served with the tea;  it proves one can live in the  country and still have the luxuries of the city.  Mr and Mrs Babb and son  Alan, of West Vancouver spent a  week visiting in Roberts Creek.  Mrs Aylesworth of Youbou is  visiting Mrs E. J. Shaw.  Dr Covernton and grandchildren arrived lately for the summer at the doctor's seafront  home.  Bonny and Sharleen Edlund  are visiting at their summer  hofoe on the beach.  A word of appreciation is due  Tourists Will  Visit Gibsons  GIBSONS ��� Tourists will have  a chance to sample the beauties of Gibsons, during the one-  hour stopovers of MV Gulf Mar-  . iner on its twice weekly .calls,  started Friday.  "These ,twice-a-week visits are  not aimed at cutting into present  schedules or the traffic enjoyed  by other transport lines," said  Gulf Lines General Manager Ted  Lapage, in announcing the service.  "The Gulf Mariner will be used exclusively on these trips,  Monday and Friday, arriving in  Gibsons at 12 noon. These excursions are primarily adjuncts  to tourists' scenic cruises only,"  he said.  Wood is Enough  For School Board  GIBSONS ��� The,   school   board  may be forced into paying  higher rents but it bucked in no  uncertain manner when asked to  forego present means of heating.  C. P. Ballentine, upped the  rents to $35 per month and requested that the board do away  with their present woodburning  facilities  and install oil.  Said School Inspector Col. A.  E. Burnette, "will our landlord,  who is so free with suggestions,  install the oil furnace or will he  .supply means of getting rid of  our refuse?" He was assured this  was hardly likely.  Mr. Ballentine will get higher  rent only.  Last year's federal government  income tax collections of $1,298,-  000,000 were more than nine  times the 1939 total of $142,000,-  000.  STOCK-REDUCING  CLEAMNCE  in   .  DRY GOODS  HARDWARE  CHINA  ETC.  MURDOCK'S  Marine Supply  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  to the Gibsons Fire Department  for prompt action in helping to  extinguish the fire at Felix Le-  tain's home last week. A serious  loss to adjacent property was  averted by their good offices, to  say nothing of the danger to the  surrounding bush.  Thank you neighbors.  �� We regret to report an outbreak of property damage in Roberts Creek. Kenny Fortt's boat  was damaged, the seats being  apparently wilfully smashed, a  boom of poles for the rebuilding  of the wharf was broken up, and  Miss Mclntyre's rowboat was deliberately pounded with a rock  and damaged beyond any use until expensive repairs can be  made. Our Constable Peterson  has been on the spot, and his detective work found the actual  rock which did this latter job;  paint marks and other identification left no doubt as to this being no accident.  Until the culprit or culprits  are founds, many local and visiting young people will be suspect.  Many taxpayers in this district  and others too, are pretty sick  of the recent publicity given to  the need of our young people in  the matter of schools and what  they deserve, etc (at the taxpayers' expense), when the same  'grateful' children can't leave  their benefactors' property alone.  The Canadian Legion Branch  219 held their carnival at the  Community Hall last Wednesday  night. This was a most successful and novel affair. 'Dancing,  bingo, and many games of chance  and skill were among the attractions.    A    good crowd  attended  and large numbers of satisfied  patrons came away with teddy  bears, teapots, aluminum pots  and pans and boxes of chocolates.  Lots of fun, let us have some  more of this form of entertainment Legionaires, we can all  join in. Proceeds to the building  fund.  The benefit dance on Saturday  last for Donny Weal, turned out  to be a real success. Actual  amount realized is not yet available but it will go far toward the  doctor and hospital expenses. The  fund will be administered by Mrs  Cumming.  Joe and Vivian Klein are  grandparents, daughter Sheila  Olson, now living on Bowen Island, had a lovely baby girl last  week.  Mrs Wm Cain also has a new  daughter.  The Ladies' Auxiliary to the  Legion met for a very pleasant  tea party at Mrs Edmund's home  on Tuesday. The occasion was a  farewell to Mrs Prediger who  will join her husband at Ingle-  wood in the near future. Mrs  Prediger will be missed by her  associates  in  the Auxiliary.  Residents of the Creek are expressing their approval and appreciation of the fine job the  Fraser River Pile Driving is  making of the wharf. A plank  sidewalk on the stone approach  and lamp standards are taking  shape, and the wharf proper is  being rebuilt at a great rate. The  whole crew seems to be expert  at the difficult job they have  taken on.  SAVE WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD  TO SAVE REGULARLY  THE BEST way to save is to plan for it. Decide how much you  can afford to put aside regularly���every pay day, for example���and then stick to your plan.  Whatever your reason for saving, this is the sure method  to build up a worthwhile sum in your account. Save regularly  and you'll have cash when you need it���for your vacation or  for Christmas expenses, for the down-payment on your own  home, the sudden emergency or the opportunity that's too good  to miss.  Why not work out your savings plan today, to fit into the  family budget?- Or, if you like, come 6nd have a chat with  T. A. B. Larson, manager at the local branch of the Bank of  Montreal, about it. Canadians keep over a billion dollars in  savings in the B of M���more than in any other bank. Open  your account at "My Bank", and your savings will grow well  in such good company.  (Eke (Boast Hjews  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  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.  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Apply or  write Mrs. Merv Shoebottom,  Gibsons, B.C. 2851-1  LEGAL:  LAND ACT  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 said 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 a  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,   July  17,   1950  By ROBBIE  THOSE who missed the general  meeting of the WCCC last  week will be glad to learn, that  among many subjects discussed,  was the formation of a theatre  group under direction of Mrs  Chritchell, formerly of Vancouver, now Davies Bay.  Mrs Critchell is well known in  the city, as a teacher of elocution, and of acting. Several members are willing to join this  group. It is expected others will  follow. If you are interested in  the Thespian art, get in touch  with one of the members of the  centre.  Beach parties are gaining favor among the residents of Wilson Creek, and last week, although the summer faded for 48  hours, there were more in attendance. A cool breeze was  dished up from, eastward, while  the good old hot-dogs were chased in from the other direction.  From all accounts, everyone had  a good time, especially when the  hot cup of Java was issued. I received a kidney punch from old  father time, and could not attend, but at the time of writing,  I feel like the glow-worm who  was caught in the electric fan,  delighted.  Visiting the Macleod camp for  a two weeks' holiday are Mrs  Hartwick with daughter Margaret and son John, who expect to  return to the city next week.  We were glad to see Mr and  Mrs Stan Arbo around these  parts again, but we would rather  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  BRIGGS-STRATTON  EVINRUDE  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS   MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  have met under more pleasant  circumstances. Stan came up  with his wife, in order to attend  the funeral of his aunt, Mrs  Bertha Sugatt, whose interment  took place at Sechelt.  What might have been a very  serious accident, was luckily the  infliction of a nasty jagged cut,^  about five inches in length, over  Stan Tyson's eye. The incident  happened at the camp where  young Tyson works. Stan was  getting out of the way of a rolling log, when he tripped on  some object, and fell face downwards, glancing the keen blade  of an axe, which has been driven  into another log nearby. The  wound required several stitches,  and is not as serious as at first  anticipated, and we are glad to  report the patient is doing .fine.  Had a talk with Mrs Teddy  Cole who is recovered from her  accident and  is  practically   OK.  The management of the Why-  not Lunch at Wilson Creek, decided to move to a different location. It was all done in the twinkling of an eye. They simply yanked it across the road, and are  now going ahead on the same  schedule as before. Now they are  on the Lucken property. Why-  Not.  , Mrs Esselmont of Vancouver,  with her three children, are staying for the summer months, at  the beach cottage, on the property of Mrs G. Reid, at Davies  Bay.  Well, the second contingent of  the third generation arrived at  the "Nook" where dwell the Roberts family, on Monday. Mrs  Jack Baird, with Tommy and  Bruce, also Allen and Johnny  Storey, drifted in, and the following day, Mrs W.- Storey arrived, with Betty, Jeanette, Lyn  and Les (twins) away from the  sound of. Jet's and the rest of the  aircraft at Sea Island, they will  holiday for a few weeks,. Cpl Bill  Storey is on an assignment for  about three month? with the  RCAF in the east.  Tommy Mutter, has taken advantage of a two weeks' holiday,  and left the district, at the same  time, Curley Lucken has been  brought in as a relief pitcher,  pitching lumber around the  Burns and Jackson lumber yards.  Something of a novelty is being arranged for Friday evening  next. The entertainment committee is completing plans for an  open air dance in conjunction  with, the, beach party at Davies  Bay. Dancing will take place on  or at the entrance to the wharf,  in the form of square dances, and  while the music issues forth  from the record changer, so ..the  hot-dogs will issue forth from  the boiler, atop our new gas-  stove. Everybody is as welcome  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your  Local  Complete  Marine  Towing   Service  AGENTS:  Pender Harbour: Bill Donley���Phone: Scehelt 11S2.  Gibsons: Reg. Godfrey���Phone: Granthams 56.  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305.  Vancouver: Phone PAcific 4553:  Night:  Kerr 6352.  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No.   ."���especially equipped for  hauling cafs, trucks and logging equipment by sea.  Log Towing ���    Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf  and  Float Construction <  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  Thomson Winner  Drawing Contest  GIBSONS ��� Art Thomson was  named winner of the Kinsman  Salmon Derby poster contest following a close race among school  pupils.  Other winners were Pete Slinn,  second; Carman Robinson, third;  and Don Trethaway.  Chairman of the judging committee, Ray Elliott points out that  the above named students may  collect their prizes by applying  at the Coast News Office. The  placards, some of which are near  professional in character, are displayed at points of vantage up  and down the peninsula in an  effort to boost sale of Salmon  Derby tickets with their attendant weekly prizes of $10 and the  grand prizes topped by the $100  first.  Heating Survey  For Elementary  GIBSONS ��� Architect H. Cul-  lerne will make a survey of the  furnace and heating needs of the  elementary school prior to  awarding of contract for installation of the new furnace.  Two tenders for the installation were opened by the board  but will be held in abeyance  until following the architect's report, expected yithin a few days.  It will cost $12,128.57 to renovate the elementary school according to estimates compiled  from tenders and 'advices by  School Secretary Anne Burns.  The work will take two years to  finish, owing to lack of funds and  the fact the school has to be used  later this year. The installation  of a new furnace, also lights arid  foundation repairs will receive  priority.  as   the flowers   in   May,  Friday  night, next, at eight.  One of the Johnston boys ar-_  rived from school in New West--  minster, to spend the summer at  the home of his parents, Mr and  Mrs A. Johnston. It is expected  that the brother will follow  shortly, accompanied by Mrs  Johnston, who went to the city  for a check-up, and to learn the  results of her recent niedical exam, with everybody pulling for  her, she must be feeling pretty  good again.  As I watched Dr Dune McColl,  nonchalantly passing through the  Davies Bay road, with a speed  easily in excess of fifteen miles  per hour, but not above seventeen, I was reminded of the song,  -Time On My Hands'. And wishing that some of the taxi and  truck drivers would pay a little  more attention to the twenty-  mile limit signs we have around  here, before it is t6o late.  And now I am reporting the  return of a former neighbor, Mrs  D. Erickson. Dorothy, or Aunty  as she is more familiarly known,  has again taken up residence at  her cottage in Trail's End, at the  Bay.  Mv$ Chas Maywood and daughter, are leaving for a holiday in  the city, accompanied by Mrs  Dot McKenzie, who by the way,  is - returning home after a sojourn at the Maywood home, it's  tit for tat, the Maywoods will  stay at the Mac's for an indefinite period.  Wakefield District  By  SHANENDOAH  MR. AND Mrs. Stan Walker are  at Wakefield Inn for a week's  visit. Holidaying with them are  Mr. and Mrs. S. Somers and family at Drumheller, Alberta.  Mrs. Eddie Wates and family  have come across from Victoria  for a few days so there is quite  a family gathering here.  Mr. and Mrs. Percy De Wolfe  are visiting Mum and Dad (the  Jack Whytes).    *  The Bill Dunfords and daugh  ters Heather and Shannon are  here for two' weeks holiday. Bill  is employed on a Vancouver  paper.  Mr. and Mrs. W. Hanson have  had a pleasant visit from son and  daughter-in-law, Bill and Beulah,  accompanied by newly arrived  grandson, Garry.  Mrs. D. Bloom is a very busy  gal now, operating the Wakefield  Coffee Shop.  The Greek rebels, to defeat  whom the United States has* contributed nearly $170,000,000 in  aid, number about 25,000 soldiers.  DR. A. M. LOWE - DENTIST  ^  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  PBM  COAL  Order tar Winter's Supply How  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R, M. INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  HUNTER'S GUEST HOUSE  GRANTHAMS LANDING  Good Food ��� Careful ��� Courteous Service  Our Rates are Reasonable  Make  The Guest House  Your Summer Headquarters  A Complete Home/ X/  ������=&*���  5��  Union Store  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRUGS  CIGARETTES  FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES  CROCKERY    .        STATIONERY  DRY GOODS FRESH CANDY  TOBACCO MEATS FISH  THIS  WEEK'S   SPECIAL  WIENERS  Per  Ib.  47c  _5:8*Sv:_  Watch Repairs  G. L. (Louis) MASON  Certified Member Canadian Jewellers  Institute  (formerly with D. J. Snell)  Prompt attention to mail orders.       Moderate prices.  We pay all  mail charges All work guaranteed  New Offices  Room 402 Holden Bldg.  16 E. Hastings St.  We carry Marvin and Washington Watches  hm  SSWK  COFFEE BAR  Wakefield  V  Inn  NOW OPEN  Under New Management  WEEKDAYS ��� SUNDAYS  WftS&fc'&M*:  mi  ��  JM  till  WM  111 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,  Iri 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  NEW  WEDDING  INVITATIONS  Social  Stationery  Blank  Envelopes  Printed  Envelopes  All  sizes and styles  Paper of all  Qualities  and all sizes  Commercial Printing Dept  Phone Gibsons 4 5  RUBBER STAMPS  of any kind  for any  purpose  Order from Us 8  tennis  MATURED  AND  BOTTLED  IN  ENGLAND  LEMON HART  ROYAL NAVY  This advertisement is not published  or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of  British Columbia.  BOB WHITE  who always has lots of money to give  ���way daily fn his two shows. Listen for  the Bob White Shows at 10:05 a.m. and  6:15 p.m. on ...  /04���6���H0<Mb&  T  DIAL 98Q  T  nnsrwiw THE NEWS  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,   July 17,   1950  MORE ABOUT ...  Between You 'n Me  (Continued From Page 1)  through    the   ground,   have    to  carry.  An  architect in  the old days,  Jack is helped now by a braced  leg.   Most people find a stiff leg  a real handicap.    A number  of  people, you know them,  can use  their infirmities as an excuse for  sitting  in the house   and telling  long tales about how they used  to run the mile in 12 seconds or  something.     Not  Jack.    He  has  practically built    a    five-roomed  house,    cleared  half  an  acre  of  land from the virgin, rock studded wild land of Drageland into  a garden which is a showplace.  He has built this greenhouse, installed central heating and is in  the    middle    of    clearing   more  land, with the help of his game  leg, and Mrs. Adkins.    She it is  who has done the work that he  just    couldn't   possibly   manage  despite a burning desire and ingenious mind.  And there is also the man who  rules Drageland. And therein  lies the greatest fallacy of them  all. Drageland is filled with individuals who vote their own  way.  It has men and women who,  like the Highlanders of Scotland,  or the Black Bog Irish, just refuse to agree. Strong willed and  stubborn in their own way, each  person on that island will fight  without hestitation against any  person or group who dares sully  the name of Drageland.  There  is  one  man  who  holds  power   in   that   largest    of  the  Howe Sound Islands.    He is the  man who lends his name* to the  mocking     Drageland.       Francis  Drage, no less.    There  are men  on that island who swear by him,  and   there   are  men who   swear,  just as volubly at him.    He has  hundreds of men  on   the  mainland who swear at him.    He is  probably the most sworn at man  in this area. We, on the mainland  believe he  is King of  Gambier.  Nothing   could  be   farther   from  the' truth.  Drage does, indeed have power  on Gambier, but it is the power  gained from having been of service   to   many.     Well   liked   and  hated  both, yet there are  more  who will defend him than would  stab him.   He is not particularly  loved but he is acknowledged as  having done more for the island  and  its  people   than   any   other  man.  There are men who say he is  a mountebank. Others say he is  an honest man with, a flair for  the limelight. All agree he is a  hard worker.   All agree he works  A_  itfSftWS-SSlS  Bet lou Doiit Know  This About Advertising  QuizIVo.6  How much does it cost  advertise a 10c box  Canada's biggest-  selling crackers?   Is it  2c? 3c?  J^SlSWCTi It costs less than 1/10A  .And that's only half the story. Advertising  lowers your cost two ways:  Cuts the selling costs. And by helping  make mass production possible, lowers  ihe production costs, too.  So adveafeing saves you many times that  1/10# per box.  Fire Cost Survey  Not Yet Complete  SECHELT���The fire hall in this  community is near ing completion.  Under Fire Chief Fred Mills,  volunteer firemen.have reroofed  the old building, completed the  unfinished walls and are now  ready to apply the siding.  Local merchants supplied the  roofing while lumber and labor  for. the renovated building were  donated.  Results of a survey for relegating future costs have not yet  been made public. It is believed  levies will be based on a tax rate  basis. Said Assistant Fire chief  Dave Walker, "We believe this  to be,the most equitable method  of assessment."  Frederickson is  New Inspector  GIBSONS���Sechelt School District 46 will have a new school  inspector who will take over on  August 1, according to a letter  read at the board meeting.  Mr. C. J. Frederickson has  been named to replace the inspector who led the school board  fight on behalf of the recent  school bylaw. Colonel Burnette  has been named to the inspectorate in which is Alert Bay. It  may be recalled that quite recently that district -turned down  its recent bylaw.  In thanking the colonel for the  THE FOOD BUDGET  Housewives with an eye on the  budget never discard the liquid  part of canned vegetables. This  liquid, which is useful in stews  and many other dishes, generally  contains about one-third of the  water-soluble vitamins and one-  third of the minerals found in  the vegetables.  very fine work he has done on  behalf of district 46, Robert Leith  pointed out the Sechelt bylaw  passed only because of the fine  work done by the ex army man.  Said Mrs. L. S. Jackson, "we are  all' very grateful for the work  done by the inspector. We are  sorry to see him go."  Anachoresiphobia ��� fear of  backing up ��� is one reason why  improper backing leads all other  causes of trucking accidents, according to a psychologist of Lumbermen's Mutual Casualty Company.  harder f o'r the needy of the island  and the peninsula than he does  for-himself: All agree the very  fine club on the island, even now  being added to in,order to cater  to those who find beer not to  their liking, would have been still  a dream if it had not been for  him.  The new addition will be donated by the most astounding  people, only because of this man.  He seemingly has the ability to  charm or wheedle or' coerce or  perhaps a little of all.  But the people of Gambier are  one and all agreed that he does  not rule Gambier. Drageland. is  only a name and not in truth.  ' After having been there and  after having listened to those  who live there^���I agree.  Meals  For the Best in Food  SECHELT  TEA  ROOM  ALL   DAY   SERVICE  ��� Snacks ��� Delicatessen ���- Soda Fountain  OPEN  SEVEN    DAYS   PER   WEEK  C.   DC ORCHA$dt;��X  y 'D.cg$jhy-''M.injs_/>r';'''.'. . ,'" >   ���  BRITISH CQU/M  *:::   X ��� DEPARtMENT OF  LANDSXAND f6rE$Ss. XX  HOHXE. t. kenney

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