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Array Sefxint; a Progressive and Growing  ' Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mel-  ion, Woodfibre, Squamish, Irvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  I  F1TB3-.TSH_C_0 BY THE  COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office. Powell River, B.C.  Gibsons, B. C.  Monday,   July   10,   1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  am  GORDY Potts was showing off  his new boat to some people  the other day. It seems that  Gordy is good with tools as far  as ship building is concerned. He  had previously bought this beat-  up old wreck from the Union  Steamships -and ...then turned  round and did a first class job on  repairing it. What I; saw of it  from three feet away was O.K.  He can fix my boat when I get  one.  - I" hear tell the firemen had a  -successful night off. Seems the  boys threw a very fine shindig  last Saturday. The orchestra was  rated one of the best to come into  this country for some considerable time. That could be right  about the bands that have been  brought in but don't forget there  can be a fair band built right  here. There are certainly enough  musicians. I would foretell that  someone in the not far distant  future will get around to asking  a sax-clarinet player, a drummer,  a piano, and a singer who can  double on the sax, to form an  orchestra. That is the type of  band that would go. over here.  Most of the groups can't afford  the hundred dollars to buy or rent  one of these eight-man outfits  with five fiddles all playing melody, in the same key. What this  country needs is a good four-man  unit.  ', 'LlAnd   we   forecast that is what  will happen.  I was talking to a lady the  other day and she had a little  sneer in her voice as she spoke  about bringing tourists into this  country-, "What's the matter with  .;tke_JpS2i^^  of'V her talk. "What are they  bringing tourists into this country for?"  I took another look at this  woman. She seemed to be reasonable enough. She seemed to  be serious as well.    X      ���  . "Where did you come from,  madam?" I asked. "Oh!" she  said, loftily, "I'm from Winnipeg.  But what's that got to do with  it??-,;;X, .  -X:...._.;    V .  "Madam," I said, "we. haVa  roses growing on the sides of our  roads.      They    grow  wild here,  ma'am.    You can  go ahead and    Jim   Love>   Joan   Hooper,    Ben  pick'them. -There's thousands of    Lang and Jim Rush,  salmon  berries.     Go  ahead   and        The.   firemen   wish   to   thank  eat  them.    There's yellow ones    Jack Fitchett  and  Al Clark for  Telford Forecasts Big  Year for Trade Board  .GIBSONS���Robert  Telford  was installed as  president  of the  Board of Trade by Robert Macnicoll, at a supper meeting  in the English Tea Rooms, Tuesday.   ~~. Mrs W. Stewart was simultaneously sworn in as vice-president.  In taking office, Mr Telford  outlined a plan of procedure for  the Board. "Cooperation," he  said, "among the merchants of  Gibsons and district is sadly lacking. This board will have to  make-.a strong point of getting  whole-hearted s u p p ort from  tradesmen, otherwise we may as  well fold  up.  "There is no use in having 30  or 40 members in the unit if the  work has to be done by a few.  We must work as a single medium of improving our part of the  peninsula and we can only do  that if we take a strong stand as  a Board of Trade and lead."  He suggested that proper pressure be brought on the local  members of parliaments, "to assure them working wholeheartedly for the area."  Transport will be a big problem for the next year's board,  said the new. president. He hinted that recent methods of trans-  GIBSONS���Construction may start early this fall on a new  six inch, spiral weld water pipe for the Village of Gibsons.  According to a report from Water Commissioner Wally  Graham, on replacing the old Cannery, four-inch wooden pipe  which has been used by the community, cost will be $7000.  The Village had previously assured itself of a permanent supply  of water by buying several acres of spring water land from the  Cannery. *  near  future  was woven  by  the  ladies.  Many Winners  Al Firemen's Ball  GIBSONS ��� Winners    of    door  prizes   at   the   Firemen's   Ball,  July 1, held in Bal's Hall, were as  follows.  Denny7Blake, C. P. Ballentine,  George   Fitchett,  Mrs. W.   Cook,  as big as Paul Bunyon's thumb.  The red ones are O.K. too."  (Continued on Page 8)  Amalgamation Yet if  Patience Can Hold  GIBSONS���Yet   another   resolution   on   amalgamation   from  village fathers has gone to the Inspector of Municipalities,  B.C. Bracewell.  The-resolution was forced by a request from the inspector  why the last petition he had received from the village was dated  October 26, 1949 yet the endorsation from the village was  dated June 21, 1950^ He wanted to know why there should  have been such a delay.  Parking Rules  Will be Enforced  GIBSONS ���Village commission  will enforce present "No Parking" laws on the road" passing in  front of the post office. This will  primarily affect parking in front  of McKibbin's office and taxi  operators.  Commissioner William Skellet  will place the No Parking signs  there immediately. . "These may  have to be removed if and when  the repair work is being done on  the surface," he said. "But they  will be placed back there immediately following. The way  things are there now they constitute a menace to safety."  A request will be sent to B. M.  Maclntyre, M.L.A., re when repair work will commence.  New Ladies'  Group Here  GRANTHAMS- LANDING���Duo  is the name chosen by a group  of younger ladies in this community and Gibsons to denote  both their unit name and signify  the motto chosen.  Do Unto Others, part of a Biblical rule, has been chosen by this  year-old association of ladies  aimed at helping needy families  on the peninsula. The group has  already been of service and is  now planning an Afghan rug  raffle, proceeds of which will go  toward paying for a much needed  tonsilectomy for a youngster who  finds itself in poor circumstances.  The group meets every month  in the home of a member. It  chose the name Duo also for its  meaning too; the one giving and  the one receiving.       V  The rug which they hope to  rfave^rgady^b^^fig'TaffTe-in^ the Xp_ort*rwil3��.be:m  He forecast that Union Steamships would probably curtail  their present schedules later.  "This will leave the district in a  precarious position. We have to  start work on that problem.now."  Jim Veitch, as chairman of the  Trades and Industry Committee,  will draw up a brief of the problem for submission to the Dominion Government and the  Public Utilities Comm ission.  Problems of overloads for the  Machigonne were also discussed.  Clowholm Plan  Going Ahead  VICTORIA ��� General contract  for construction of the initial  phase of the Clowhom Falls  hydro development is expected  to be let by mid-August, at the  latest.  It was learned: here today  specifications for the general  contract are being prepared for  issue at an early date, possibly  the first week in July.  Major equipment already has  been ordered, including the turbines and generators which will  produce an original 4,000 horsepower in a plant which lends itself ready to expansion, and the  utilization of the estimated 20,000  horsepower potential in the  Clowhom lakes   system.  Harley Anderson  To Boost Board  GIBSONS���Harley Anderson, in  a talk to the Board of Trade  during installation of (Officers,  Tuesday, promised to approach  every business man in the area  and attempt to have him take an  active interest in the board.  Following a pointed attack  from several members, led by  Cliff Gray, against the apathy of  business men here, Mr. Anderson  pointed out that there was much  to be done on behalf of promoting Gibsons as a tourist resort.  "Much of it .can be done by the  Board of Trade," he said.  He   claimed  the  board should;  take    the    initiative  and  urged  every'person iri business to join  the board in  order to work for  themselves to better effect.  the splendid job of co-operation  they did no promoting .and helping make the dance a success.  Remand Leiain  On Arson Charge  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Felix Le-  tain, 55, charged with arson before Magistrate Sidney McKay,  Tuesday, was remanded for  eight days in custody, following  a fire which completely demolished his home at the end of  Beach Avenue.  Damage is estimated at $5,000.  The log home was ravaged by  the second of two fires within  five days. The first had been  discovered by neighbors in the  evening of June 29, and brought  quickly under control. The second was attend by the Gibsons  fire brigade in the early hours of  Tuesday.  Cabaret Night is  Popular Success  SECHELT���More than 100 guests  crowded the Legion Hall, Saturday evening, helping Branch  140 celebrate the occasion of its  rCabaret -VNighfc- Dancingr-musie-  was supplied by Bob Cook arid  his helpers. Proceeds will be  used in the general fund.  Wharf Lights  Now Assured  SECHELT���Lights will be placed  on the newly constructed wharf  by the middle of August, according to renorts reaching this paper.  A further appropriation of $5,-  000 will be used in driving an  outside row of piling on the shore  end to approximately 90 feet out.  These will run parallel to the  wharf piling but out from them  several feet. They will act as a  break on floating logs . which  would otherwise harm the main  piling.  This community's board of  trade recently took this matter  up with the authorities when it  was pointed out that there was  no span allowing freedom to  floating debris.  Commissioner William Skellet  said it will be necessary to speea  passage of the bylaw in order to  have approval early this fall so  that major work can be done on  the head dam and penstocks  while the water is low.  A copy of the report will go to  B. C. Bracewell, inspector of  municipalities.  Commissioners were unanimous in their approval of the plan.  A report on the water source will  also be forthcoming from Dr  Hugh Inglis.  Village fathers also decided to  cut short businesses which have  been operating without licenses.  Said Commission Chair man  James Drummond, "send these  hold-outs their last notice.51'  It was reported by license inspector Robert Burns that only  four parties had not paid.  Final approval was given bylaw number 85 dealing with subdivision of property. From now  on the law states new lots will  be fifty feet frontage or equivalent.  Chaster Wins ~  Kinsmen Draw  GIBSONS���Another $50 will go  into the peninsula coffers by  means of the Kinsmen monthly  raffle won for last month by  James Chaster, Gower Point.  The winning ticket was drawn  during the show in Bal's Hall,  Tuesday, by a little Vancouver  girl visitor.  George Hunter, chairman of  the raffle committee pointed out  to visitors the reason for the  raffle. "This is our means of  raising money with which to help  children," he said. He urged  visitors and locals alike to continue buying the now familiar  tickets. "Every penny you spend  in this manner will go toward  children ' and assuring them of  having clean fun. Every penny  is utilized on the behalf of kids.  More than $90 was raised last  month.  Commissioners took immediate  steps to assure the inspector that  they failed to endorse the petition in question owing to lack of  authority to enforce section 65  of the Municipal Act. The new  endorsation which will accompany and in fact. embodies the  reasons for the delay, points out  that only by recent enactment of  parliament has the village been  assured of levying their own local improvement taxes.  This is actually'the second endorsation of the request submitted by section 685 that has gone-  to Victoria within the last few  days.  Scorned Commissioner Mrs E'.  Nestman, "let us put in an endorsation that is full of whereas  and wherefore, that seems to be  one of the big troubles with that  outfit." ..'������.  . The new endorsation will contain several' of the proposed  words and phrases.  Housing Committee of  Far Reaching Import  GIBSONS���A renewed effort will be made    by    the    Gibsons  Board of Trade in relation to the Housing Committee and  its list of accommodation.  At a meeting of the board in English Tea Rooms, Tuesday, Mrs W. Stewart,  Howe Sound  5 and   10 and Mrs Alice  Veitch of the Appliance Shop will co-chairman the committee  charged with compiling the directory.  Both ladies point out that any  householder with accomodation  of any sort should register with  the housing committee. "Any  member of the Board of Trade or  any business showing the "Register Here" sign, will be only too  satisfactorily, but there, are still  some members of the community  who have failed to send in their  proposed quota."  He went on to say that it is the  responsibility of all merchants to  willing to outline the plan," Mrs     donate  their share   as  they will  Veitch said  Speaking on publicity, Bill  Sutherland of this paper, pointed  out that the housing committee  was probably the most important  of the new publicity drive. He,  with Gordon Ballantine, are responsible for compilation of the  two-color. folder which will be  on the presses this week.  MrxBallent3ai^a_a&; out that  money in answer to the circular  letter   is  how coming   in  "quite  be the main  ones to  gain from  any surge of tourists.  In closing he urged that householders get behind the "Housing  Committee" with information  pertaining to the housing of  "week-enders" and sport fishing  visitors.  o a  VIH0IOIA By E. NESTMAN  SORRY to report our good friend  of the  Farmers'  Institute Norman  Sergeant has been quite ill.  and confined to his home.  Mrs Lil Schutz has * come  through her operation in St Pauls  and is doing as well as can be  expected.  Mrs Winn Yarmish taking a  rest cure for awhile before returning home to Gibsons. Visiting here over holiday, Mr and  Mrs Art Alexander, guests of Mr  and Mrs Reg Godfrey. Mrs . A.  Williamson and son Geordie visiting Sue Frith, for a couple of  months, down from Prince Rupert. Mrs Williamson is a former  resident of  Gibsons.  Over the holidays many visitors noted in the Landing, Jimmy Tyson, and dad' down for few  days, Jimmy quite recovered  from his  operation.  Ruth Ngrris home for v three  weeks' vacation. Wilf Nestman  transferred to Black Raven No.  2, of fisheries patrol, out of  Campbell River. Eileen Kane  away to summer school in Victoria.  Miss  M.    Drummond     visiting  Mrs   D.   Dickson   for   couple   of  weeks,   Miss   Drummond  former  teacher   at   Gibsons.   Talking   to  her, found she has many pleasant  memories of Gibsons and wouldn't, surprise me to see her back  with us one of these  days. Just  my idea of course. A very interesting  visitor dropped  in on me  Sunday, -in  the person of Gwen  Baxter,  Father    Baxter's    sister,  visiting Vancouver from Ottawa.  She has been in Ottawa for many  years in the civil service branch.  Tells   me   Father   Baxter   would  be a very happy man if he could  get back here again. He has been  quite ill, and only recently gone  back to work. Gave me quite an  interesting   outline   of the     care  they are giving back east to Polio  patients, her youngest brother, in  his earlv 20's is stricken, and the  long tedious process  of rehabilitating them certainly a very  interesting problem.  They  are doing   more  wonderful   work   than  one could  ever realize.  Explained process of the iron lung, how  a patient has to make the effort,  and come out of the lung himself,  and how after being in for some  time,   is   almost   afraid   to   come  out, and it is one of the long tedious  processes  on  the    way    to  their   recovery,   when   they   will  voluntarily  give up  their prison  in the lung.  After over  a  year,  her brother has now regained the  use of his arms  and upper part  of his body, and although at first  almost in despair, has now gained  a very  definite cheerful outlook on the whole situation. She  said   nurses   specially   chosen' to  take care of these patients, they  must have a world of patience, a  disposition    capable     of    coping  with  the   many   moods   of   these  patients, and in every way be the  perfect   Helpmate.  These   women  doing wonderful work, and much  of the credit  of the recovery of  these  patients  due  to  this  help.  There is  much we do not know-  concerning these unfortunate victims,  and it would  certainly do  many   of   us. a   world   of   good,  make  us  more understanding,  if  we knew even  a   little  of . their  struggles. It is a long road back  to  even partial recovery.  Certainly   a  wonderful    crowd  came   up   over     the    week-end,  many   strangers   in   the   village,  literally   hundreds,   good   to  see  them all,  and we certainly wel-   ,  come them. If anyone has a room  or two, or even verandah space,  they would  like to rent for the  summerf get in  touch  with Mrs  Stewart in the 5 and 10, Mrs A.  Veitch in the radio shop, or myself, in the dress shop. Accommodate some  of these   people,  you  do not have to feed them, just a  room,   over   night   visitors    certainly more  than   pleased to  be  accommodated, you'd be surprised at some of the nice people you  will   meet.   Leave   those  names,  and   rooms,   and   we'll   see   that  they are made very good use of.  Well,   guess   this  is   it  for    this  week, more news next we hope.  Almost forgot to mention our  little fire alarm around 6 a.m. the  other morning. Did you all hear  the siren, it's surprising how  many didn't. Boys sure, got away  in good time. Spotted Bobby Wilson making that truck of his in  nothing flat,  shirt flying in the  &  AND STILL another Board of Trade president  has taken over in Gibsons. Retiring Post  Master Bob Telford probably has one of the  toughest rows, to hoe that has been the lot-of any  president.  He will have to buck an apathy which has  grown through lack of drive and initiative on the  board's part. Only a small handful of loyalists  have kept the unit operating during the last few  years. Mr Telford and his executive will be large-'  ly responsible for renewing waning faith and  hope.  A proper start was made in the installation  ceremonies when Harlej'- Anderson was nominated as a cne-man committee charged with finding  cut what each and every merchant had against  the board. By this means the root of the trouble  may appear. If such is the case, then quite probably remedial  measures can be taken.  This part of the Peninsula has a million dollars worth of attributes to sell; it has all the makings of a garden spot in' which to live; it has  everything necessary to a good way of life. All  that is lacking is initiative and promotional effort.  We look to the Board of Trade to lead in these  things. Too long have the people looked in vain.  We hope anew that the board will take hold  of the trouble in a masterful fashion and carve  our future from the things which surround us.  They are bountiful these things, and worthy of  much effort.  The new publicity drive, sponsored by the  board, will bring in tourists to our midst. These  must be catered to. There is absolutely no good  to be gained, in fact there is much harm, iri bringing  these   people   to   Gibsons,   then   closing   the  doors, figuratively and literally in their faces.  Cliff Gray was right when he suggested all  stores shoui'd remain open during the summer. As  he suggested, the holidays can be taken later in  the fall or in the winter.  We know the ideal time for taking a holiday  is in the summer. But then, all of us knew, when  we settled in this are'a we were primarily interested in catering to the tourist trade. We, those  cf us in business, not so much our elder citizens  who are retiring in our midst, have to face the  facts. If we are to trade with the illusive visitor's  dollar then we shall have to remain awake while  he is here.  This village has few local postcards. What  there are, are hidden away or promoted as an incidental. Indian work or local shell work or any  of the small souvenir trinkets dear to the heart  of the visitor are missing. .  A "Welcome to Gibsons" sign will soon be  raised across the north end of the wharf, that is  a step in the right direction. It must always be  remembered that people on holiday are in a mood  to enjoy and appreciate little things done for  them. What is more important they' are even anxious to pay good hard cash for little niceties.  If we are going to take this tourist business  seriously then we would be well advised to get  behind our Board of Trade and make a real job  of acquiring new money. This, going about things  haphazardly is silly and just a plain waste of  everything  including time  and  energy.  Get behind your Board of Trade, and help  yourself.  breeze.   Boys   certainly   doing   a Because it was  losing $376,200     contemplated  tearing  up  40   per  good job,  and  were  very happy     daily on railroad operations, the     cent of the trackage and replac-  to have them  on the job.        �� government    of    Argentina    has     ing it with highways.  FIVE TOWNS UNDER WATER IN B.C. FLOOD  Five towns and several hundred  acres.of farmland are under water  in British Columbia as melting  snows from the mountains' swelled  rivers and streams.   Halted by the  flooding Fraser river is the Agassiz-  Rosedale ferry, 75 miles east of  Vancouver. The muddy river water  cut off the approaches to the ferry  slip   on   the   Rosedale   side   and  covered the road to a depth of three  feet. Greatest fear is held for  Aggasiz, potential danger zone if  the dykes fail to hold.  ROBERTS CREEK  By M. M.  THE holiday week-end combined  with fair weather, attracted  large crowds of visitors to the  . Creek. McFarlane and Elphinstone beaches were thronged with  people and many of them, including your correspondent, ended the weekend with backs and  shoulders reminiscent of raw beef  steak; incidentally the best  treatment for a bad sunburn is  to lie in a luke warm bath for  fifteen minutes or so three or  four times a day.  Among visitors to the Creek  were Mr. and Mrs. W. Grant  spending the week-end at the  water front home of Judge Grant.  Mrs. Blanche McKenzie visited  her son-in-law Mr. Harry Lincoln.  Mrs. Campbell and Mrs. Irving,  ���daughter and niece" of Dr. Cov-  ernton, arrived from California  to spend the summer here.  Mrs. Rendall1 daughter of Dr.  Bullen, -also arrived with her  family for the summer.  Miss Beth Mclntyre and Miss  Sylvia Elliott and Mr. Alan Mclntyre were guests at Greenacres  for the holiday week-end.  The local summer camps are in  full swing. Camp Byng opened  with a full complement, of Cubs,  and the Presbyterian Church  carnp, "Lone Pine," at Elphinstone, opened this week-end for^  the summer.  The home of Mr. and -Mrs.  Felix Letain v was burned to the  ground in the early hours of July  4. The building was a total loss.  On June 28 the P.T.A. and\  V.O.N, gave a tea in honor of  Mrs. Heron whom we reported  as leaving .Roberts Creek.  The tea was held on the lawn  in front  of. < Mrs   Haslam's home  and    was  served by  Mrs.  Jack,  Mrs.   Flumerfelt  and  Mrs.   Wallis.    Mrs.  E.   J.  Shaw,   speaking  on behalf  of   the  two   organizations,   expressed   regret   at   Mrs.  Heron's    forthcoming    departure  and   thanked   her   for   excellent  work among the. young people of;  Roberts Creek.   She also present- \  ed as a token of appreciation, a-  pair of pinking shears. ..  Mrs.    Alice    Newton    held    a  beach, party for the . children of,  St." Afdari's Church Choir, at herv  waterfront      home     on     Beach  Avenue.  The   monthly    meeting of the;  V.O.N,  will be held July  11,  at  the home of Mrs. Heron.  Wife Preservers  Why not keep your pins, needles, buttons and other small items you use iri sewing in separate bottles, labeled in the  same manner as your, spice jars?  Average weekly wages paid tb  hourly-rated wage earners employed by leading Canadian  manufacturing establishments  reached a new peak of $43.10  during week ending March 1,  1950.  BETWEEN-MEAL  SNACKS  , Between-meal snacks that are  planned to supplement the day's  menu can make a real contribution to nutrition. Growing children, expectant and nursing mothers, active workers and those  who are "try ing to regain health  and strength frequently,, need  more food in a day than they can  comfortably consume in three  meals. The secret is in eating the  right between-meals food at the  right time between meals.  Fort   Landley    area   in   British  Columbia,   almost   completely   in  undated during the  1948 flood, is  again faced wtih immersion.   This  ���Central Press Canadian Photos  aerial   picture   shows   the   water  rising on both sides of the CPJt  rail line.'  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   Foreign,  ���������    $2.50   per, year. .  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons    45  ..���..-,���     Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,   .Gibsons    45' Musical Pupils are  Recital Success  GRANTHAMS LANDING ��� The  pupils    of    Mrs. Alice Marten  were heard in recital on June 28  at the home of Mrs. Ted Poole.  Among those playing for the  entertainment of guests and parents, were: Michael and Noel  Poole, Agnes Hewitt. Lila and  Doris Farnham, Roddy Poole,  June Hardy, Warren and Lorne  McKibbin and Beverly Gray.  Each ' student performed with  a great deal of poise and ability.  Those handling the recital wish  to point out that Mrs. Marten  should be highly recommended  for the fine job she has done with  the youngsters.  Railway freight rates in Canada are slightly more than 40  per cent higher than before the  war, while costs of running the  railways has risen more than 100  per cent in that time.  HE  COAST  HEWS,  Monday,   July   10,   1950  'BAN SHORTS"���Demand in'Ottawa that a ban be placed on  wearing of shorts by girls in Ottawa streets has the controversial pot boiling. Roman Catholic organizations are spearheading anti-shorts drive. Official eye of Special Constable  J. W. Renshaw looks at Sally Soulard's shorts, at left. He/ll have  a busy job if restrictive by-law is passed.  u  Glendalough"  ��� Thirst flies.  spirits brighten  ,. . . when you  "fresh up" with  7-Up. There's a  smile in every sip.  VOU LIKE IT-IT LIKES YOU  SECHELT ��� Guests staying at  popular "Glendalough" during  the weekend included Mrs. . H.  Mowatt, Mrs. Daisy Clampitt,  Bill Davies, Mrs. S. Balfour, Miss  Susan Balfour, Charles Reda,  Miss Helen McDonald, Jack Burt,  Mrs. Eleanor Burt, Miss Gail,  Joan and Tony Burt, Miss Renee  Moore, Mrs. Sheila Minni and  Miss Bee Walker.  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  0  Your  Local   Complete   Mar��ne^.To.wijng... ^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.  1"���especially equipped for  . hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea.  Log Towing Scow Towing, Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf  and   Float  Construction'  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  MORRISON-AUTOMATIC:  DIESEL  LIGHTING   PLANT  Clectrifo tfpur J}am...^Hlital  the follar-Mting tHwttivn  Designed   ior  long   and  efficient,  service, "Morrison-Automatics" are  World-famous . . . no other p.ant  is "just as good;"  A "Morrison-Automatic" costs  less to buy ��� and to operate ���  than a gasoline plant; gives instant power and light, for as low  as 2c per K.W.H. . . . without  storage  batteries.  Compact, yet  fully equipped, the "switch-starting" machine is ready for use as  soon as installed.  The self-regulating "Morrison" generator, coupled direct to the Petter Diesel,  runs at only 1,200 r.p.m..... .  continuously if required.  Two models stocked: 2,500 and  5,000 watts, price complete  $1,065.00 and $1,410.00. No  Extras.  GRANTHAM'S  MARY W. RENNIE  ���������Mill !��� milllb I ���lWI  A LARGE selection of articles  went on the sale block at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. T. Humphries, Wednesday, in aid of the  Harmony Group of the Gibson  Memorial United Church.  During the afternoon, Miss Ann  Ellis gave a t display. of Highland  dancing. Orville Fisher, well  known Vancouver soloist, sang  during this occasion.  ' Alf Whiting is back with us  again which makes it look like  summer is with us again. Among  the -families- spending the���holidays with us are the Ellis group.  John Ellis was spending a week  prior to.leaving for Europe. He  is a telegraphist on H.M.S. Athabasca.  '  Mrs. Sounes is spending the  summer months with Mr. and  Mrs. J. Pateman. We are glad to  see Mrs Harry Riechelt up and  around again.  CARE OF THE TEETH  Most youngsters ' have their  first complete set of teeth by the  titme they are 30 months old and  from this time parents should  concern themselves with their  children's dental health. Every  child should begin regular twice-  a-year visits to the dentist shortly after the set of baby teeth are  complete. All cavities should be  filled when small and all teeth  infected beyond repair should be  removed.  iiuae i.ews  LET'S GET "Snap Happy"  Guides, Brownies, Rangers,  Guiders, :md local association  members: Here is" a pleasant opportunity you have been waiting  for. Give everyone the thrill of  s^ein-T your pictures as well as  winning a prize for your efforts.  The following are the rules to  which vou must conform in order  lo enter your masterpieces of  photography.  We do not want 'the pictures  out oT the Dark Ages or the fam-  iX .album. Those taken between  August 1. 1949 and September 15,  1950. will be considered in the  competition.  RULES  1. Competition is open to all  members of the Guide movement.  2. Entrance fee: Each contestant pays 25 cents which entitles  her to enter as manv pictures, in  any class, as she wishes.  3. Picture size: All photographs  must be enlarged to a 5x7 picture.  4. Ee sure to write en the back  of each picture: Your name; your  pack, company or crew and  town; your address; the class into  which your picture is to be entered.  5. Contest closes September  15, 1950.  6. All photographs for competition must be sent to: Photograph Competition, c/o B.C. Girl  Guides, 63-615 West Hastings  Street, Vancouver, B.C.. not later  than September 15, 1950.  7. Classes you may enter are  as follows: Class A, actions shots;  class B,  animals; class C,  scenic.  All those who wish their pictures returned please send a  self-addressed, stamped envelope.  Second Sechelt Guide company  will hold a picnic at Wilson Creek  Guide Camp on Sunday, July 16.  Girls will meet at entrance to  Guide Camp at 11:30 a.m. Bring  food for lunch and supper, cup,  and your bathing suit. Wear  camp clothes. An afternoon's  fun of games and competitions  has been arranged with West  Vancouver Guides. Campfire in  the evening.  I his advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  nii-m_i_jpM__LP._iii ���w_��L.__K����nror--��p��f.  ��jp*wjrns-."^.-.p>a.yp>?T..tr_' 1  n,i  NT  OF  LABOUR  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Models   supplied   up   to   25,000   watts.  Distributors for B.C. and Alberto:  The Department of Labour can help you to eliminate industrial accidents.  Factories Inspectors are at the service of all lines of industry to advise on  installing proper mechanical safeguards as well as on matters pertaining  to ventilation, lighting, and sanitation.  Be sure that safety devices on passenger and freight elevators conform to  government regulations.  When fitting out new plant or equipment or when in need of information  or advice, consult or write to your Labour Department.  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  or  ��� write-cal]..  in pr'phpoe.  ��� f. J. Bartholomew ','  President'  ���.  1285 HOMER  EQUIPMENT LTD.  ���-���'���VVtiV_i_;l-X_<>?��>X:...:.^  ;MArine 4474  ^r^ANCPUVER.  789 Pender Street'West, Vancouver, B.C.  HON. JOHN CATES  Minister  JAMES THOMSON  Deputy Minister  |lwy��a_��__��ir^T���mrm.pBT-rp��^pii>?^ .... -^^-��p^-Tfi^lBftfilBa^iTgiTnf,c':v::"t��l��  504  r��.r-TiTMriiii"iiri_Hniiii_iM_ THE  COAST NEWS,   Monday,   July   10, J950  By ROBBIE  _9BB__n__B____--_--__-l  I COULD commence this write-  up with, Dear Mr President of  the Board of "Trade, just in case  someone called his attention to  our column, and to let him know  we had another mishap on the  sandbar, at Davies Bay, during  the past few days. There's just a  chance he might help us to fight  for a buoy, or marker for this  menace to shipping. This time it  was the beach-comber with a  tow of logs which ran afoul of  the bar, and was inconvenienced  for forty-eight hours, When a tug  appeared, and took him off. I  rather think he was lucky at  that, for had he grounded about  six yards wharfward, he undoubtedly would have crashed  down the miniature ravine,  which is caused by the wear and  tear of the waters from the  Creek, which empty into the  Bay. What then? Ed. kindly note.  Well our breakwater is finished, and a right smart job it looks.  I strolled down there last Sunday, and saw more than a dozen  young chaps in their early twenties, doing what they called a  carinonball, which turned out to  be a mad rush to the edge of the  float, then a wild jump into the  drink with knees up and hands  down. There was also a sprinkling of the fair sex in the company, and to see all those bodies  flying through space, at the same  time,  was really something.  And going from the sublime to  the ridiculous, on my way home  I stood and watched a motorist,  as he stopped his car, jumped  out, and with beads of perspera-  tion on his worried brow, proceeded to wipe the dust from his  windshield. He took one look at  Sea Bus Lines Limited  IMPORTANT   NOTICE   TO   PASSENGERS  Travelling from West Vancouver Jo Gibsons  Bus trips leaving Vancouver which are designated in  Pacific Stage Lines time tables as "Limited" trips  carrying passengers to Horseshoe Bay for boat connections only, at present stop at all regular stops in  West Vancouver for the purpose of picking up any  waiting passengers for Gibsons. These bus trips leave  Vancouver Terminal at 8:30 a.m., 5:00' p.m. and  7:30 p.m..daily with an extra trip on Saturdays leaving at 1:30 p.m.  The majority of the passengers for Gibsons originate  at Vancouver and very few are picked up in West  Vancouver. Stopping at all points in West Vancouver  wherever passengers may be waiting for a bus is time  consuming and causes delays to boat departures at  Horseshoe Bay.  To speed up the service in the interests of the majority of the passengers Sea Bus Lines and Pacific  Stage Lines jointly applied to the Public Utilities  Commission for permission to limit the number of  stops in West Vancouver.  This permission has been granted and effective with  the first "Limited" bus trip from Vancouver on Sunday next, July 16th, 1950, stops for the purpose of  picking up boat passengers will be made at Ambleside, (14th Street and Marine Drive), and West Bay,  (Municipal   Bus Terminus),  only.  Passengers from Gibsons for points in West Vancou-  ve will be dropped off at designated stops as in the  past .  Sea Bus Lines Limited.  To Close An Estate  Up Coast about 40 miles.from Vancouver  ���Secret Cove. Cash offers will be received  by the undersigned up to July 24th, 1950  for the purchase of:  1. D. L. 4551, Group 1, NWD Secret Cove  (near Halfmoon Bay) (40 acres more or  less) including three room cottage, two  sheds and all funiture and contents situated therein. Waterfront property.  2. D.L. 5416, Group 1, NWD, Secret Cove  (40 acres more or less)   said to  contain  merchantable timber.  3. D.L. 4661, Group 1, NWD, Secret Cove  (11 acres more or less)   Waterfront property.  The above properties are vacant.  The cottage situate on D.L. 4551  will be  open for inspection from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  on July 21st, 1950.  SAMUEL A. MOORE,  Official Administrator,  Court-House,  Vancouver, British Columbia.  me, then glanced around and in  a hoarse whisper said, ain't this  dust fog 'ell.  Mr and Mrs J. Renton have returned to Wilson Creek to live,  now they occupy the house recently vacated by Mr and Mrs  Oscar Leeman, up the logging  road.  Mrs J. Cottam and daughters  Penny and Susan, are up from  Vancouver for a holiday, and are  staying at the'Roberts' camp.  Last week, at the WCCC whist  drive, Mrs Tom Turner took the  ladies' first prize, while Stu Henderson won the men's first. Mrs  B. Hicks (Madam Wilsonia) was  awarded the consolation for ladies, while Jack McNutt won the  men's booby.  Mrs G. Lay with her husband  and two children, are holidaying  at the home of her parents, Mr  and Mrs Ted Norburn, incidently  Jessica our nightingale of the  hair waves, who has departed for  Trail, wishes to be remembered  to us'uns.  After a gloriously exhiliarating  trip down to 'Frisco and back via  Oregon, Mrs F. Mutter and Mrs  Frank Blower have returned to  Wilson Creek and Home. Mr and  Mrs Chas Walker of Cleveland,  Ohio, anticipate' spending the  next couple of weeks at the home  of his sister, Mrs G. Wright, of  Wilson Creek. Mr Walker has  travelled quite extensively in  connection with his work, as demonstrator, for a certain type of  machine, manufactured jn the  US, and as is expected, he will  be busy with his relatives who  are Mrs T. Ritchie, sister, and the  Walker boys, well known building cpntractors Of Sechelt.  Mr and Mrs Harry Rivett of  Vancouver, have opened! up their  summer camp, and are enjoying  the first holiday of the season.  They purchased this haven of  rest last year frorri the Jack  Baird family.  Well, the honeymoon couple  have returned, having had a  grand time for a few days. Mr  and Mrs Don Coldwell are back  at the Bay and ready for work  and all it entails. Let's wish them  much happiness.  Mrs D. Mackenzie, who spends  (Continued on Page 7)  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  -�����  DOLLY  JONAS  ^Phone for Appointments  Wm. McFadden  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?  M-M  HIGHEST GRADE  SWCT  Burns and Jackson Sawmill  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK  British Columbia-  Still Forging Ahead  British Columbia offers an unlimited field of industrial and commercial  opportunities. A Province rich in natural wealth, both (developed and undeveloped, the history of primary production in Forestry, Agriculture, Mining  and Fishing, has been one of steady growth.  Secondary industry has more than kept pace with basic industry. It  has made such spectacular progress that now British Columbia ranks as the  third industrial Province of Canada.  Here at a glance is the picture of British Columbia's growth.  VALUE  OF  PRODUCTION-1945 VALUE   OF  PRODUCTION-1949  Forestry     $147,659,'000 Forestry , . . $360,000,000  Mining         63,343,000 Mining       133,000,000  Agriculture  ���.    102,991,852 Agriculture  _���.     145,000,000  Fishing         44,531,858 Fishing .... ..     58,000,000  Manufacturing      628,903,124 Manufacturing   ..    960,000,000  INDUSTRIAL   PAYROLLS-U945  Forestry   $ 60,000,000  Mining    .      22,600,000  Agriculture         19,000,000  Fishing       17,500,000  Manufacturing        160,500,000  Miscellaneous         104,100,000  INDUSTRIAL   PAYROLLS.-J949  Forestry   $150,000,000  Mining         40,000,000  Agriculture        33,000,000  Fishing       25,000,000  Manufacturing        210,000,000  Miscellaneous     23>2,000,000  TOTAL    .  $383,700,000  TOTAL ....  $690,000,000  BUY B.C. PRODUCTS     e     BUILD B.C. PAYROLLS  The B.C. product from field or factory, wherever it appears, is .a1 very  effective agent for further development and expansion of the Province. The  confidence which we express, the support which we extend.to those enterprises which are doing so much to build up our industrial structure, have a  vital influence in encouraging new industries to establish themselves, give  employment, and contribute to the industrial payroll, which is the lifeblood  of the country. X  The Department of Trade and Industry  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, VICTORIA, B.C.  E. G. Rowebottom, Hon. Leslie H. Eyres,  !  Deputy Minister. Minister.  505 Trusteeship Council Opens Session  THE  COAST NEWS,  Monday,   July   10,   1950  By PEARL PUNNETT  MISS AGNES Linklater  left on  June 29th for a trip to Winnipeg to visit with her sisters.  Mr John Campbell of Uculet  is at Bowen on a two-week vacation.  .   The Ladies' Aid of the United  A Complete Line of  Building   Supplies   and  Services  Sashes Doors  Building   Materials  Plumbing      . Wiring  Sheet   Metal   Work  If you have any building  problems do ^not hesitate  to phone, write or call.  We have experienced  men trained to help the  home builder with suggestions and facts.  Sechelt Building  Supplies  Phone Sechelt 60  The United Nations Trusteeship Council, now holding its seventh  annual session at Lake Success will deal with such questions as  progress in U.N. Trust Territories, proposals for an international  regime for Jerusalem, and protection of the Holy Places there.  Here, Dr. Victor Hoo, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General, talks with  Roger Garreaiz of France, outgoing President of the Council.  Church held their regular monthly meeting on July 5th, and made  plans for a tea and sale of home  cooking to.be held in August.  Opening on July 5th is a new  "Howe Sound Enterprise", called "The Tub", a launderette, installed with Bendix washers and  driers, self service or by an attendant. Good luck to the three  fellows who have started it. H.  Davies, K. Williams and T. Bannister Happy washdays!  A very enjoyable, day was  spent on July 4th when about 30  adults and children had a picnic  at Wood's beach. About three  miles from the Cove. The trip  was made by taxis. Thanks to  Mrs Thomas for organizing same  I  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang 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  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 x  * 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. v  TAXI  GIFT STORE  Headquarters for Wool,  Motions,  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  MACHINISTS  "HILL'S MACH INE.SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precisi on Machinists  Phone 54 - Res. 78  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn j  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.  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.  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  THIS COLUMN will be short and  sweet owing to our having to  go to Vancouver for a small operation. We expect t,o be back for  the following week with' all the  news and names.  Jack Richardson has temporarily moved into another home  at Selma Park. He is waiting for  the finishing of his new home  which will be built in the new  sub-division just beyond Sechelt  Automotive  Supply.  Miss Jessie and Ella Jamieson  expect to leave their present bivouac at Glendalough and take  up residence in their new home  constructed  by Norman Taylor.  To be eligible for appointment  to the Senate, a Canadian must  own lands worth $4,000 and must  be worth $4,000 above all debts.  and to all the ladies' aid for providing the refreshments.  * ���  Miss Ella Robertson of Vancouver is on vacation here, also Mr  and Mrs Vic Culpin and little  Marilyn Shaw, who is staying  with her grandparents, Mr and  Mrs Dan Mcleod.  STOCK-REDUCING  CLEARANCE  in  DRY GOODS  HARDWARE  CHINA  ETC.  MURDOCK'S  Marine Supply  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  *CAPTAIN   BOVER  I've been to the norrard,  'Cruising back and forrard,  I've been to the norrard,  Cruising sore and long.  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 \m  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  * An old sea shanty.  In the year ending March 31,  1949, the interest paid by the  federal govern ment on the public debt cost Canadians $464,000,-  000.    .  ALL HAIL to mixmatch jobs  such- as this two-piece costume  that can be nicely mixed or  matched with other pieces for  wardrobe variety on a budget.  The fabric is red, black and blue  plaid cotton. The blouse has a  deep square neck with a sawtooth edge at the base, and brief  cap sleeves. It is shown with an  unpressed pleated skirt, with  built-up waistband and back  fastening. The skirt would look  attractive . with a black pique  blouse, while the top would go  nicely with a black pique, linen  or cotton skirt.  This Way is Safe  And Simple Too  IF YOU are sending money  away for any purpose, you  want to be quite sure that it  will reach its destination. Well,  here's as safe a way of sending money as you can find,  and one that's both simple  and  inexpensive.  Drop into your local branch  of the Bank of Montreal, and  purchase a B of M Money  Order. Such money orders are  payable without charge anywhere in Canada (except in  the Yukon). Slip the money  order into an envelope, mail  ' it, and you can rest happy in  the knowledge that you've assured the best protection at  really low cost. And you know,  too, that the person at the  other end won't have to be  bothered with any exchange  charge; he'll get the full face  value of the money order.  If you have to send money  anywhere more rapidly than  by post, have a word with Neil  Sutherland, the accountant at  the B of M branch in Gibsons.  He'll make sure that your  funds are rushed to their  destination by the B of M's  special telegraphic and cable  system. advt.  C. G, BALLENTINE - PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers  Ass'n of   B.C.  NOTICE  We  hereby apply  for  a  change  TARIFF to offset the  increase in  maintenance   of   operation   cost  Peninsula.  in     TAXI  gas    and  on   Sechelt  In accordance with Public Uutilities Commission regulations, any objections to this tariff  increase' may be made in writing within fourteen (14) days of this date of issue to P.U.C.,  Victoria.  PENDER HARBOUR ��� HOWE SOUND  TAXI ASSOCIATION .  (&ht (Boast Jfews  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  IN MEMORIAM  ELLIOTT���In  loving   and  sweet,  remembrance    of    Leila    Gay  Elliott, who passed away July 8,  1ST48.  We miss you all through the  lonely hours;  We miss  you  as  others do sunshine "and flowers.  Day time or night time, wherever  we go,  Dear little Gay, we miss you so.  ���Longed for always by Mummie,  Daddie, Kim and Joy.  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  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. 6  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   July   10,  1950  GRAVE    MARKERS  AND  COVERS  Ail   Work   Guaranteed  Box 10 Coast News  SURVIVED MARCH  WITH ANDERS ARMY  ,vZ&r.'sZy'-#'S'frrr.,/p.rr.   ;  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  By   Glenwood  THIS IS specially aimed at the  reader who signed his name "40  Years" and described tlie "rock  ribbed piece of desolation." Since  June 19, several islanders have  been eating their own new potatoes. I would suggest that is  more than "40 Years" is doing  out of his wife's garden. We  have been using lettuce for more  than a month. Some heads are  12 and 14 inches across. And on  June -23 we picked a bduquet of  sweet peas.  Mrs. William Village of Vancouver has been visiting with her  mother, Mrs. F. W. Alexander.  Major and Mrs. J. J. Heath arrived recently with their son  Lloyd who is planning- on staying  for the July holidays with us. .  Mrs. Doug Cannel, sister to  Mrs. Francis Drage, is visiting in  the cabin on Veteran's Road.  Judy and Terry, the two youngsters, are having a big time. We  understand that Terry had a big  day fishing with Brad and the  man that runs this paper.  Fred Stoddard is home from  Vancouver where he underwent  an operation. I hear a god friend  of the people on this island, Bill  Crossley, has been transferred by  the Department of Health . and  Welfare to Cranbrook. We still  hate to see Bill go in spite of the  x>  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 yVashington Watches  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  Official Mice  SPRINKLING    REGULATIONS  SELMA  PARK  DISTRICT  Due to the lack of pressure in the SELMA  PARK and SELMA HEIGHTS Districts, it is  again necessary to put into force Sprinkling  Regulations.  Effective immediately, and until further  notice; sprinkling will only be permitted between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.  as follows:  (a) Residents on the Upper Side of the main  Highway, on the odd numbered days of the  month, i.e.  1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, etc.  (b) Residents on the Lower Side of the main  highway, on the even numbered days of the  month, i.e. 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, etc.  Your co-operation will enable an equal distribution of available supply.  Any infringements of these regulations will  necessitate action against the offenders.  Sechelt Estate,  UNION STEAMSHIPS  LIMITED  ���Central Press Canadian  Safe  in  Canada  after   10 years  of    wandering    through    Europe,  Stanislaw Szwostel is the last of  the      Polish      refugee      children  brought here through the work of  Canadian Catholic  Immigrant Aid  society.   Taken to Russia from his  homeland at the beginning of the  war,   Stanislaw   was   one   of   the  hundreds   of  children  released  to  go   with- Gen.   Anders   army   into  Persia in 1942.    Scores died from  malnutrition and exposure, others  were taken   back  to  Poland,   but  constant effort on the part of the  society   effected    Stanislaw's    admission to Canada.  Board of Trade  Executive List  GIBSONS���Committee chairmen,  charged    with     running     the  affairs of the Board of Trade for  the coming year are as follows.  National committee, Reg Godfrey; housing committee, Mrs.  Alice Veitch and Mrs. W. Stewart; membership, Harley Anderson; trade anti industry, James  Veitch; publicity, W. Sutherland;  e'ntertainment, Mrs. Alice Veitch.  Mr. Godfrey will combine local  affairs, and liaison with other  boards of trade in his committee.  fact that he is going to be supervisor in the new job.  Mrs. F. W. Alexander went to  Vancouver recently and returned  with her daughter, Mrs. Myrtle  Stewart, and her three daughters,  Nyla, Judy and Gloria. Mrs.  Stewart hails from Hubbard,  Oregon.  Miss Amy Laird is up for the  summer. She usually acts as  supervisor of the Dr. Shaw summer camp. Pat Larson is making  the trip every week from town  now.  Young Hamish Dring is now in  our midst having arrived with  his grandmother recently, Mrs.  W.  H.  James.  This   is   rather  belated  but  I  . wanted to say congratulations to  " Joe   and - Margaret   Mitchell   of  East Bay who recently celebrated  their  25th wedding  anniversary.  SECHELT WEST  *  By MARGARET ALLAN  - $    LOOKS   like   Sechelt  West  has  been  out   of  the news  for   a  *  while. The truth is I have been  busy, also in town for a visit. Via  Gibsons is a good way of getting  to know your neighbors. Mrs.  Arnold and Mrs. Batchelor were  on board, also Mr. Elliot with his  usual bunch of sweet peas, that  ���is how we identify him. Met the  watchmaker's, mother, who had  been, up on a visit. Came back  with Mrs. Clark of the Kumagen  Tea Rooms, promised to visit her  which I hope to do, both ladies  are from Regina.  Mrs. McRae's lilly-pond looks  like fairy-land, you can almost  see the fairies on the little walk  she has around it, it was once just  a gravel pit.  Mrs. Bloom has taken over  Wakefield barbecue, we wish her  every success. She has two little  children. Things seem to be picking up that way.  We went out in Cecil's bus (the  new one)  to visit Mr.  and Mrs.  Groves,  and can that boy build  fireplaces?   Their auflt and uncle  . are in Scotland for a year, they  are Mr. and Mrs. Cairns, and 80  years old, no less.  Some activity around the old  DePencier property, getting  ready for the camp opening. I  also hear there is a house going  up, yes, right on top of the big  rock. ��� Won't that be something.  I will be glad when they widen  the roads, so that we pedestrians  can   get  out  of the way of the  , speeding cars.  I" don't think washing' is my  forte, I never am successful. Recently, I got a new machine, the  script reader was out, the. wringer reversed, water everywhere, a  good clean floor now.  LITTLE BOYS  Wonder what  They grin about,  One tooth in  And one toth out?  Can't be as funny  As their grin  With one tooth out  And one tooth in.  Berniece  Bunn  Christman.  - DENTIST  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  In   Conjunction  with   Cecil  Lawrence  Call BILL HUNTER  Sechelt 48  SECHELT INN  For Quiet Comfort, Leisurely Meals Cooked to ��er%  fection ahd Tastefully Served, visit our Dining Room,  overlooking the sea.  Afternoon Tea Served on Lawn and Verandah  Hot Midday Lunch on Sundays���A Special Feature  Breakfast 8-9:30  75c  Lunch 12:30f-l:.3O,..r_  $1  Dinner   5:30-6:30 >��� $1.25  For Table  Reservations  Phone Sechelt  17  Tf  ��"..<>  "Oc  W  ^WURSELF TO PROFITS WITH A  ���WE.      ; ONE MAN  * I tonesr Iouier vKain oar  \\  Weighs only  28 lbs.  -   ��� OT in*  When the going gets tough and you want to  cut timber clean and fast. . . the PIONEER with  the "Multiport" Engine is your answer.v Dependable service with ��� A Trigger Swivel Blade �� Fin-  gerlight Clutch ��� Filtered Fuel System ��� Differential Double-acting Oil Pump are yours at no  extra cost in the Fully Automatic PIONEER . . .  with power to cut any type of wood under all working conditions.  Supplied with  Bar and Chain  14" 18" 24" 30"  ���   For   additional   Informa-   I  i   tion fil! in and mail: J  i *  I Name -.���-  I  I  I ���  n  Address.  Pleose print clearly        '  l>  Distributor:  Purves E. Ri  658 Hornby St.  Vancouver, B.C.  COMPARE THE SAW!  COMPARE THE PRICE!  Priced from __________ $280.50  (with   24" .bar   and   chain)  f.o.b. Vancouver  Taxes extra where applicable THE  COAST NEW&   Mondoy,   July 3,    1950  many more could have found  room to take the trip. Someone  must have their wires crossed.  Mr Hector Macleod "says he is  up for a change of work, not a  holiday. However methinks he  will find painting his new residence at Davies Bay vastly different, to setting' type, or fixing  phone books up for the Vancouver Sun.- Incidently Mr .G. Turn-  bull, another employee of that  news emporium, came up for the  day, in order to look around, with  a view to locating a summer  camp to call his own.  Tasella's Shoppe  Sechelt  For Quality Cloth  Dependability and  Service  PRIZE for Grade One proficiency is presented by May Queen Doris Farnham to  Arlene McCartney/ 7, at Gibsons Elementary School graduation ceremony. Arlene  also won prize for perfect attendance.  SEviiE:  OVIES  "TAKE ��NE FALSE STEP"  William  Powell ������ Shelley Winters  WEDNESDAY, JULY 12 ��� 8:30 P.M.  ROBERT DONAT  as  MORE ABOUT.. .  WILSON CREEK  (Continued from Page 4)  all her working hours in the offices of the Canadian Legion,  Provincial Command at Vancou-  ver, reports she is having a swell  time, quiet you know, at the  home of the Maywoods, Davies  Bay.  A rumor that a lineup would  be necessary in order to avoid  overcrowding the good ship 'Mariner' caused a few people to give  it the go-by and return at an unearthly hour of five a.m. or thereabouts next morning. But from  where   I   stood,   it   looked     like  u  ����  THE COUNT  OF MONTE CRISTO  Swashbuckling  romantic 'Donat" in a thrilling  life of  love and. danger  2   DAYS  THURSDAY 8:30 P.M. ��� SATURDAY 9 P.M.  We hereby apply for a change in Bus  Fare to offset the increase in gas and  maintenance of operation cost on  Sechelt Peninsula.  In accordance with P. U.C., Vancouver.    :  Any objections to this tariff may be  filed within fourteen (14) days of  issue.  Sechelt Motor Transport Ltd.,  Sechelt, B.C.  ______5____3__BP_5ri  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRUGS  CIGARETTES  FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES  CROCKERY STATIONERY    *  DRY GOODS . FRESH CANDY  TOBACCO MEATS          FISH  creen Pnors  From  UNDERWOOD  PORTABLE TYPEWRITER  Junior and Senior High School  Students in British Columbia,  here's your chance to own a  portable typewriter. Just write  a 250 word essay! Your  choice of other fine prizes if  you don't need a typewriter.  For full details about the  contest, free literature to help  you get started and a com-/  plete list of prizes . . . just  print your name and address in  the form below and mail  immediately���no   obligation.  This essay contest is sponsored by the Pulp and Paper  Industry of British Columbia to remind the Younger  Generation of the increasing importance of the Industry  and the major role it plays in the daily lives of alt vsho live  in this. *   --  i great province.  1-50  ^      im BRrn^c0lUM    m,   j CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'N (WESTERN BRANCH)  |  . 805 Dominion Bldg.*       -        Vancouver, B.C.  I    Send Contest Information and literature tot  Address  ..   BARBEQUE  Smooth  Efficient  Service  A complete delicatessen department to your convenience 7 days per week.   Economical   prices   in   the  Peninsula's Best Cafe  'After the Show9 Snacks a Specialty  We Are Proud o�� Our Cooking  PABCO  ASBESTOS ��� CEMENT  SIDING  x Whitest White. - Granite - Cascade Green - Del Monte Grey - Mission Tan  * FIREPROOF * ATTRACTIVE        . * ECONOMICAL  18,30  Per 100 sq. feet  Write Phone or Visit  PHONE GIBSONS 53  E_B__G__nE______ THE  COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  July   10,  1950  Picnics Again at  Popular Sechelt  SECHELT���More than 200 Woodward's Stores employees spent  the day, Wednesday, in the recently leased Union Steamship  park.  Brought here by the Gulf Mariner; the picnickers were the first  in many years to use the once  popular park. Gulf Lines Ltd.  rented the area for the summer  from the Union company.  tennis  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 . . .  Between You 'n Me  (Continued From Page 1)  That soft noise you hear. The  one with the whisper of far  places, is the lapping waves just  kissing our shores after having  stopped n China or ma'ybe one  of the corral islands of the deep  south Pacific. That blue sky is  ours, lady. It's you'rs too. Cherries abound in this ' country.  There are wild ones and big  luscious Bings and Lamberts.  Strawberries and big blackberries can be had for the taking in  this peninsula, lady.  "That water you see there is  water that harbors the world's  finest sport fishing���salmon. At  our very back door we have Salmon Rock which is the scratching post for the big ones. Some  of these islands you see are for  sale. You can buy one cheap and  become in very truth an emperor. Behind you are the trees  that prairie dwellers would give  millions to have at their back  doors. The sun above you is hot  but not oven hot like it is on that  great baldheaded land of yours.  We have cool breezes that waft  in from Vancouver Island in the  distance. You can stand on the  headlands of any point along the  shore line and watch the ships  coming in from the far ports.  "With any degree of imagination you can see the lands from  which they came. There's the  dark green swamp lands with  their mangoes and moccasin  snakes. There are cold iced lands  with weird men, with slanting  eyes' which peer suspiciously  from beneath their parka hoods.  There is the smell of copra and  the   lure  of  Singapore  complete  Gray Defends  "No Closing"  GIBSONS���Jim Veitch drew a  bright picture of Gibsons future when he accepted chairmanship of the Trades and Industry  committee of the Board of Trade.  "The new boat harbor (already  in the planning stage) will be  only a part of the picture for  Gibsons," he suggested. "This  will someday be a 35-acre safe  harbor. It will quite probably be  the only major yacht harbor out  of Vancouver.  He scored the haphazard method of closing for the holiday as  followed by local merchants. "We  must be the laughing stock of the  country," he said. "Our transport and hours of closing are out  of date with the world."  with its strange, heady, sickening  smells. Lady, there's, romance  and mystery in those ships.  "You ask us what we have for  tourists, here? We have the free  running creeks with their little  fish. There's hidden and surprising waterfalls on each of  them. ��� There's the high weird call  of the logging trucks, loaded with  the world's finest yellow, cedars.  Down here we have fishermen  who can tell you tales of some  strange and wondrous creatures  they have dug from down in the  black depths of the ocean. If you  insist that will spin you yarns  of loot and buried treasure.  "This is the land' where maple  trees grow in the drain pipes if  you should fail to clean the  leaves out every year. Growth  is abounding and the world is  free. This, lady, is the garden of  the evergreen playground. What  do you mean what have we for  tourists?"  Cliff Gray, speaking on the  hours and closing problem which  arose through several Gibsons  merchants closing while others  remained open, took the defensive.  "We must remember that this  community is primarily interested in serving tourists and visitors.  We have all winter to take holidays. I suggest we remain open  during the summer. After all,  the visitors come up here and.  they often run short of some  small item. It would certainly  be stupid for us to try and bring  in tourists,. then close our doors  in their face.  "I, for one, will remain open  during the summer," Mr. Gray  assured. "We must look after  these people if we are to try and  entice them here." He mentioned several communities serving tourists which remain open  every day during the summer  influx.  In his talk, Mr. Veitch warned  the board it should try. and cooperate more fully with the village commission. "We must join  with- -the village commission in  trying to improve our village and  surrounding area."  He urged the board to take the  lead in planning for the future.  ICE CREAM COOL  There's nothing more appetizing these hot summer days than  a dish of creamy, delicious ice  cream. Nutritionists tell us that  in addition to being a-first-class'  "cooler-offer," ice.cream is just  loaded with ingredients the body  needs. ... and at the same time  it lacks the high sugar content of  many confections and soft drinks.  . About half a billion. dollars  will be invested in Canadian  manufacturing industries this  year.  ��� Man? You're Crazy  Forget your age! Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  " pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonlo lor weak;  rundown leellng due solely to body's lack ot Iron  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex Tonlo Tablets tor pep. younger feeling, this  very day. New "get acquainted" size only OOo.j  For sale at aU drug stores everywhere.  CHEyRON  GAS STATION  BETTER CAR CARE STARTS HERE  $  PICK  AND  SHOVEL  TODAY  AND  WHAT  TOMORROW  Look at a gang of pick-and-shovel men  working in the street. Better look  them over carefully. The head of  tomorrow's big construction company  may be among them.  That is the way our system works.  There is nothing wrong with pick-and- _ . :  shovel work. It is honest toil, pretty  well paid these days���better paid by  far than anywhere in the world  outside this continent.  But always there will be some whose  ambition stretches to greater things.  So they save their money, and soon  they are taking small sub-contracts;  later, bigger ones. And after  demonstrating the ability to work hard  and lead men, they get more capital  and go after still bigger jobs. Eventually it can be a big construction  company.  Dreaming? Not a bit. The head of just  about every large contracting firm in  Canada started that way and fought  his way up the ladder of success.  That is why it is called the free  enterprise system. It works for  Canada and Canadians.  It is worth guarding and preserving.  BRITISH COLUMBIA FEDERATION OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY


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