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 f*U  MRS. HARRY Greenwood came  breezing ��� that is hardly the-  word for such a little woman ���  better say she came tripping into  the office and relayed the infor-  mation that her well liked husband is on the mend again.  Harry, it was, that came in one  day and started telling us about  his wood cutting prowess, which,  by the. way is. now finished for  good, according to Mrs. Greenwood.: More than 70 years old,  Harry can and has and if left to  his own devices, will cut and pile  a cord of wood a day. I have  cut many acres of wood when the  depression was '"with us and I  know full well that 99 per cent  of the men in this country won't  be able to cut a cord a day when  they top the three score and ten.  I was certainly glad to hear he  is getting better. We need old-  timers like that around. They  set up marks for the younger  ones to shoot at. It keeps the  nation from getting too soft. If  you remember, that was what  happened t6 the Ma'nchu dynasty  in China. They got soft from  having the coolies, etc., doing all"  their work for them.  Captain Billy Yates, strolling  up the wharf the other day, stopped long enough to reminisce  with this joker and Reg Godfrey.  Captain with the Union Steamships for many years, 1907 to be  exact, Cappy, who looks like  everything else but a sea skipper,  recalled the day he opened the  new Gibsons wharf. He was supposed to make a speech, had it  all lined up and written out  ^m^^..^^^^s^^?i^r^^e rib- ..  bon and started to speak���that  beautiful flowing phrase stuck  deep down in his throat. Not a  word came out. To top it off his  son and wife were on the wing  of the bridge all set to get proud  of "Pop." The crowd started to  sing, "For He's a Jolly Good  Fellow." That made everything  right said Billy Yates with a nostalgic gleam in his eye.  He had no trouble recalling  the time he had to eat onions in  order to beat of fthe flu when  the epidemic was on following  the last war. He tells that the  cooks on the boat had seen the  crew loading victims of the  plague on the ship for transfer  to Vancouver and had announced  that "Onions is the only safe  cure."  "Onion it was," says Captain  Billy with a chuckle. "We ate  onions in everything during that  terrible time."  Mr. Coates, the ex-shipbuilder  and the man responsible for  building the original Sea Bus  Lines boats, was hurrying along  the main street. He had that  grim, I must get there, look on  his face as he nodded to acquaintances. I figured that only  supper time could cause that  tense mien.  I noticed the ladies were having a great time in Mary Drew's  lovely garden. The. younger fry  were playing bowls while the.  W.A. to the United Church swap-  ped yarns or whatever ladies  swap when they serve tea.  Ken Alexander was on his way  to give a lecture to some group  on the birds and bees. Ken may  be one of the best qualified men  in this neck of the woods to talk  on that subject. Being a Fellow  of the Royal Geographic and  about ten other well known and  national outfits, he is one of the  nature authorities that is really  an authority.  He tells me that he is in the  nice position of .being paid to do  what he likes to do in the place  where he likes to live.  A young mother, having saved  up for a dining room set she  doted on, saw it installed and  went out to market. She returned to find small son seated under  the new table, busily whittling  the neat sharp corners off its legs.  For a moment she stood aghast,  then rushed outdoors to her husband.   "John, come quickly," she  \  V serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover?  Sechelt,  Gibsons,  Port  Mel-1  Ion,   Woodfibre,   Squamish,   Irvines  Landing,   Half   Moon   Bay,   Hardy  Island,    Pender    Harbour,    Wilson  Creek,   Roberts   Creek,   Gramhams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale,   Cheekeye, Selma Park, (  etc.  ��>TTB_C_rISSS3D BIT THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office, Powell River. B.C.  Vol. 5 ��� No. 2      ^fiilli  Gibsons,  B. C  Monday, Aug.  14,  "8950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mat!  Kinsmen Ready for  Farmer's  Fall Fair  GIBSONS���Battleman M. Maclntyre, MLA will officially open  the Farmer's Institute Fair, August 18, according to word  from the organizing committee.  The two day event will include entries in poultry, weaving  and home handicrafts, some of which are reputed to be equal  to any shown on the continent.  The show will officially   start   at 7 p.m. and will include demon- ' -   ^  strations and pottery craft in the  Parish Hall.  Judges will include A. H. Pep-  par, vice president of the B. C.  Fairs Association; W. D. Christie,  from Experimental Station, Abbotsford; home cooking and domestic science under Mrs Margaret Henderson, Vancouver;  needlework, Miss V. Britton,  Vancouver; school section will be  under James Sinclair sr, while  poultry exhibits will be handled  by Inspector R. H. McMillan,  New  Westminster.  The Carnival and Midway will  be handled by the Kinsmen Club  complete with all the equipment  from various midways and shows  throughout the   country.  According to Chairman Laurie  Speck, "This is going to be one  of .the best we have ever had.'  ' Everythihg 'is"*r'6ad^;.''tp^take/ the  sucke . X. I'mean the friendly  people to town. We don?t intend  to give anyone a break if we  can help it."  He pointed out that several of  the Kinsman booths last year  came close to losing money from  trying to be fair with everyone.  It is expected, despite the honky  tonk talk of the chairman that he  will still assure everyone of getting a fair break. ,  The money raised by this  means will go toward helping  the  kiddies of Gibsons and Dis-  Union Ends All  Transport Here  GIBSONS���It has officially been  announced that Union Steamships' schedules to West Howe  Sound ports will cease on November 4. The same rule applies to West Howe Sound Ferries.  Waterhouse Freight, a subsidiary of Union, will continue io  operate.  News that the Lady Alexandra  would soon cease operation, had  previously filtered through. This  is the first time it had been announced by the Union Steamships.  Gambier Island had previously  made , arranginftieivis ���wilhr Clailt  Gibson for Sea Bus Lines to call  "at least twice weekly." It is  presumed this will be the method  for mail delivery to that area.  James Veitch, as chairman of  trade and industry, and Reg.  Godfrey, chairman of local affairs  committees of the Board of Trade  are now trying io effect substitute service. ���  trict, which actually goes as far  as Pender Harbour if the need is  there.  GIBSONS���The Sunshine Poultry Club which swept clean the  local exhibition slate last year, and took second and third  prizes in an all E^C. show, may quite easily repeat again.  This territory has a junior poultry club which  may well  take the lead in Pacific National Exhibition, according to UBC  Professor A. G. Lloyd, following an all day tour of the ciub here.  "These are better chickens," he  Fire Siren Will  Gel Daily Test  GIBSONS.���When the fire siren  goes at 12 noon in the future,  please hang on to your seats.  Daily tests of the tire siren will  be made, at 12, according to plans  said on the tour, "than those  produced at UBC this year." He  forecast stiff judging among the  local entries at least, owing to  closeness of the high quality entrants.  All birds will be shown at the  Farmers' Institute Fall Fair to  be held Aug 18 and 19 in Gibsons. It was at this fair last year  the four-year-old club under tu-  authorized   by   fire   chief "Wilf   .torship  of Ed  Smith  and presi  dency of Don Trethaway, cleaned the decks of every worthwhile  prize. --'���"���  Poultry exhibits at the PNE  this year have been cancelled  owing to the prevalent Newcastle disease, again raising the  mortality rate among poultry-  flocks  in  the Fraser Valley.  Exhibits will be judged in  their home pens by a travelling  group of judges. Points and rules  governing same will be as if actual entries at the Exhibition.  "This is where we can really  show the folks there is such a  place as Gibsons," said enthusiastic Mr Smith. "We took the  two prizes last year from among  the finest exhibits in the country.^   :';-  Four members of the Sunshine  ^H^-^i^Qt-asj^^ ������I^f4tbc;,-Ciulr'---tW^r    ieriter;    the  Gray. He points out that the time  will not be exact. "I wouldn't  suggest that people set their  watches by it," said Harry Winn  promising to give the test every  day. "I'll have it going as close  to 12 as I can, and that is all I  can promise."  Drage lo Attend  Vets' Convention  GAMBIER ISLAND. ��� Captain  Francis Drage, J.P., will attend  the national convention of the  Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans in Canada, to be held in Winnipeg during the first week in  September.  Happyland Gamp is  ROBERTS CREEK���Call of the wild is strong     in    even    the  young female of the species.  Truth of the above can be borne out by Mrs Carola Forst,  one time editor of this paper and    now    manager-owner    of  Wonderland Camp for girls, hidden in the trees    at    Roberts  Creek-  Mrs  Forst   is the  leader   of a  girls' school, which is something  different. It is a place where the  youngsters  from six to 12  years  of age learn   the  ancient art of  pottery,    wool weaving,    carpet  and mat  making  and    what   is  more   important they learn discipline in a friendly, educational  manner.  Chief consultant and phsycho-  logist teacher is Miss Beatrice  Sanderson, graduate of UBC in  Social Service. Swimming classes ' and controlled hikes and  wood patrols through the shaded  trees which border the stream at  the bottom of Wonderland Camp  are all under supervision of Miss  Sanderson.  Tall, brunette and athletic  looking, Miss Sanderson is a  graduate of the school of theory  in child training that has culminated in well behaved children with progressive minds tutored to absorb that which they  can learn from the immediate  surroundings.  Maxine Moase,. 12 year of age  and two   termer,  is  one of  the  (Continued   on r*age  8)  cried.    "If I touch him, I'll kill  him."  It's in the Reader's Digest.  East Bay May  Get Telephone  SECHELT.���A telephone   survey  which will provide communication from existing lines on  Gambier Island to the head of  East Bay has recently been completed under supervision of A.  Lee and Fred Feeney.  The proposed line will branch  at New Brighton and follow the  government trail to West Bay  then an oid logging trail to Centre Bay crossing by means of  submarine'cable. From this point  it will follow existing trails to  the proposed terminus at East  Bay, a distance of approximately  four miles.  Among those to be served will  be the Straits Towing interests  at West Bay, the Cliff Towing  Company at East Bay, Camp Ar-  taban and B.C. pulp interests at  the head of East Bay. Residents  en route will also, it is expected,  be hooked up.  The Gambier Island veterans'  unit, has long advocated and  spearheaded the move for extension. Kenneth Alexander, executive member of the unit was  local unit also an executive mem  ber of the B.C. command. He is  attending, it is believed, at the  request of the Dominion president and is earmarked to participate in social service committees.  A strong speaker on the vexatious Imperial veterans question, Drage is -also regarded as an  authority on social service. Government officials for these services are expected to be on hand  for the convention which gives  the clue to Drage's going.  He will fly to the convention  in order, to allow his return for  other  pressing engagements.  Vic Metcalf Is  Rawleigh's Man  GIBSONS���Vic Metcalf, onetime  newspaper promoter and booster of Gibsons has accepted a  position with the well known  Rawleigh Products as . salesman.  Mr. Metcalf has lived at Gower  Point for 10 years and is quite  sure his new venture will fill a  much felt want in the lives of  cooks on the peninsula.  His will be the well known  door to door service.  Barharee Lodge  WILSON CREEK���Recent guests  at High Barbaree Lodge included Miss Evelyn Maclver,  Miss Jean Buchanan and Miss  Belle Ricker, from Edmonton,  Mr. and Mrs. A. Cavers from  Vancouver.  Reverend and Mrs. Morrison  have returned to "Kamloops . following a month-long stay at the  popular lodge.  \\  Glendalough  M  SECHELT���The following guests  are    holidaying    at    "Glendalough" in sunny Sechelt.  Mrs. J. Wallace and David,  Mary Paradis of Edmonton, Miss  Vera Hopkins, Miss Nell Falconer, Miss Peggy Harvey, Mr.  and Mrs. Will Alexander, Miss  Jean Affleck, Mrs. S. Hendry,  Miss Margaret Hendry,,. Miss, K^y,';;^  Huddleston and Miss Mary Lloyd-::  of Victoria. 30IMK3S  prime    mpver    and    long     time   .  fighter for this service.  judging/ contests at the Exhibition this year, competing for the  Pym Trophy and Toronto eliminations.  A special trip will be made to  look over the prize winning  flocks by Assistant District Agriculturist, D. M. Hamilton, according to a letter received.  With 15 members, each having  25 chickens, the poultry club has  alread3'- shown signs of becoming  big business among the younger  element. Chickens, following the  judging, can and do demand  higher prices than normal. There  is a breeding value tacked onto  the ordinary dost when a sale of  these winners is made.  Formed four years ago, Ed  Smith took over the reins with  only six members. "It is gradually growing," he said. "And each  one of the children has the backing of enthusiastic  parents."  Two breeds, Leghorns and  Rhode Island Reds are. carried by  the. club which is led by the two  officers already named and the  following: Beverley Allan, vice  president; Ruth Brumbaugh, secretary, and Lila Farnham, .handling publicity.  Timber Show For  Sechelt Families  SECHELT.���An   interesting   and  educational show will be presented by courtesy of the B.C.  Loggers' Association, in Legion  Hall, August 23 at 8:15 p.m.  With two main features costing  more than $25,000 each to produce, "Falling Timber" and  "Yarding Logs," the show which  includes cartoons for the younger set, will be one of the best  entertainments of- this nature  ever put on.  "It will," said Andrew Jackson  announcing the event, "be a real  opportunity for wives and mothers to see what actually happens  in the woods."  The film will show the life and  loves of a tree from the moment  the seed falls to the ground until  it becomes mature and then part  of your household furniture.  This, it is urged, is a whole  family show. There will be entertainment .for^all- tastes.    ���..  0 a  VIHOIOIA* DAVIS BAY  By  Robbie  THOSE of you who knew Mr.  and Mrs. F. Louma, who resided up the hill, overlooking the  church and bay, and where now  stands the residence of Mrs.  Lobb, will be sorry to learn that  Frank passed away at the hospital in Vancouver last week.  Prior to his departure from Davis  Bay, Frank logged quite a piece  of the land adjacent to his home.  His wife Minnie resides at Gibsons, B.C.  St. John's Church at Wilsons  Creek is without the services of  its regular pastor, Mr. William  Elliott, who has for some considerable time been suffering a  leg ailment, and has been advised to report to the military  hospital at Vancouver. Bill is  such a popular sort of guy that  it would be foolish of me to pass  up the opportunity to wish him,  on behalf of all the folks round  here, a very speedy recoverv and  safe return to pastoral duties at  both Wilson Creek and Sechelt.  ily ought to be just about straigh  By this time the Whipple  family ought to be just about  straightened out in their new  home up at Narrows Arm. They  have rented their place up the  Wilson Creek road to Mr. Harry  Baker and family of Vancouver.  Mr. Baker is working up at the  Osborne camp, and is glad of the  chance to have his family that  much nearer. The Whipples have  purchased a house at Porpoise  Bay and are having it towed up  to Narrows Arm. Well good  luck, and welcome to both.  It is- better to be safe than  sorry, so goes the old adage, and  it is with that in mind I appeal  to you to join the Community  Centre. We need the combined  efforts of the whole, rather than  "most" of the "residents, in this  area, tp get where we wish to go.  There is no end to the good we  can do. We have an ambitious  program ahead, especially where  the children are concerned, so  join at once, get on the band  wagon, and you'll never regret  it.  I AM SORRY to report one of  our stalwarts, Bert Wright, has  had to go to Shaughnessy Hospital, and right at the time  when we need all the help we  can get in order to make the Wilson Creek community efforts a  complete  success.  At our bi-monthly whist drive  on Friday last, a discussion took  place as to the advisability of  holding a beach party this Friday, or the usual whist. A vote  was taken, and the latter was decided upon. However there may  be a change in plans, and you  are asked to keep your eyes  peeled for further announcements, as we may attend to the  wants of both.  I am happy to announce one  of our newest residents won the  first prize in the ladies' battle  for honors, Mrs H. Macleod,  while Mr Teddy Cole took the  corresponding prize in the men's  section. Tommy Mutter and Mrs  J. Macleod with the lowest card,  received the consolation gifts.  Mrs Hudson with her son and  daughter are spending a few  weeks at. ihe Reid- residence as  was  Mr H.  One for the books. Who was  the lady seen buying up so many  groceries at the Trading Post, in  order to stop these horrible people from hoarding?  I don't know, nor have I any  way of. finding out, how many  countries this paper finds its  way to. But I am assured that  England, Australia, and the U.S.  are among the many. It would be  very interesting to know, exactly or thereabouts, which countries have that distinction, so I  would be very pleased to pass  the information on to our read- *  ers, if you would be kind enough  to let me know what you know,  then we'll   all know.       .  Mrs F. Blower has' taken another trip to. the city, I think  there is some! kind of a birthday  celebration in the offing, so  many of 'em. Mr and Mrs Jack  Baird and their two sons, Tommy and Bruce; are staying at  the Lucken residence for a y^eek  or so, then they will' return "to  the city to prepare for a motor  .rip, which will take them to  some of the high spots south of  the border, accompanying them  (Continued on Page 3)  Tlie Gauntlet Is Ils&wsi  PROBABLY the greatest challenge to ever face  the combined Boards of Trade on the Sechelt  Peninsula is here.  People can now truly see the strength, sagacity and foresight of the boards. AH three have  been tooting horns for some time. All three have  been publicly lauded for the work they have  done. We would point out that what has gone  before is merely the chaff of achievement. Only  the husks of challenge.  In this car ferry proposition, nibbled at by  two reputable groups ��� the Gibson Brothers and  the other, an unnamed group of business men,  some of whom are known to this paper, and are  reputable citizens quite capable of operating this  type of transport ��� lies the challenge that really  shows the leaders'  calibre.  1. Let the Boards of Trade, for once in their  lives, cooperate and unite for this one great cause.  2. Let us not hear quibbling about which  community will gain  the most.  3. Let us see that in the united front there  is a real willingness to work without fear or favor, or worry about who or what gets the glory  or the blame.  4. Bring in Mr Maclntyre. Interview Mr E. C.  Carson. Talk to the Gibson Brothers. Hold converse with this new unit. Sift and dissect the results. Then act.  5. There seems little doubt but what the Pub- -  lie Utilities Commission will be amenable to any  worthwhile idea that can assure it of success.  6. Make every effort, and unitedly it can be  a considerable effort, to   having the government  ��� view   with   lenience  and  intelligence  this   ferry  adrenalin which can make and mould the very  future, the very  economy of our lives. ,  This is not something which can be put off  as "just newspaper talk". This paper has worked  on the ferry story ever since Mr Maclntyre revealed that something was afoot when last he  visited with us.  It is now out in the open. Neither this paper  or the Boards of Trade have any axes to grind.  They can all work in unison in solving this problem.  The Coast News is more than willing to do  its part in this. We suggest the Boards get together immediately. The first moves are up to Royal Murdock, Ken Whitaker and Robert Telford.  Now is the time to throw all other considerations  aside. Now is the time to go forward together in  building a greater Peninsula, a more prosperous  place in which to live.  "Let us not fail posterity. We, today, are the  future tomorrows. Only by our combined effort  now can we live in the time to come, without remorse for having let the chance slip by.  It is up to the Boards of Trade to lead the  way.  We are looking to them for action.  Coii  To Most Drinkers  IS COFFEE a beneficial stimulant  or an enemy of sleep and  health? Medical opinion differs?,  as to whether or not coffee keeps  you awake, stimulates your circulation and appetite and aids  your digestion. A roundup of the  evidence pro and con, reveals  that while coffee affects individ-'  uals differently, "it seems harmless" to 97 per cent of those who  drink it. Three per cent are troubled by it, but about the same  proportion of humanity is allergic to milk, eggs and certainj  fruits.  Caffein content varies in different lots of coffee by as much/  as 250 per cent, but the average  cup has the equivalent of two*  plentiful pinches of salt. On the,  basis of 90 milligrans of caffeiri  in a cup of coffee, a cup of te?  has 67 milligrams, a bar of sweer  chocolate 78, and a small bottle  of a cola drink 54. The drug is 3  stimulant to the heart, brain and  urinary tract. Administered as a  heart stimulant, the normal dose  of caffein would be as much as  is contained in three cups of cofj  fee. ATiundred cups, if you could  drink them one after another  would give you a fatal dose o  caffein. There is no record o  a caffein fatality, the report ob  serves.  i  This 'n That  By E. NESTMAN  CONGRATULATIONS to Mr  and Mrs Claye Chamberlin,'on  wining the Kinsmen's Draw, for  this month. It couldn't have happened to nicer people, almost  gave Claye another heart attack  though.  Mr and Mrs Harry Chaster and  Grandma Chaster" away back  east for a wonderful holiday,  they will leave Grandma at Winnipeg, and will visit points " as  far as Hamilton. Ross Gibson is  visiting for a few   days.  Mrs D. Dean holidaying at  Granthams Guest house. Mrs  Dean is one of our regular summer visitors of long standing.  Bud Fisher ^home for a few  days, Tommy Davies noticed  around also, sorry I made a mistake last week, it is Bob Emerson who came home, Walt not  around yet. Mrs James Norris  has sold -her home, and expects  to leave around the 19th of the  month. Certainly sorry to see  them leave.  A policeman's life is sure a  merry  one,   the other  night our  Try P.F. "DIGESTIVE"  MEAL BISCUIT  of pleasing flavour  local gendarme was called out  of bed to break up a beach party.  When he arrived he found a perfectly legitimate little beach  party around 10:30 p.m., two mothers with their offsprings, and  a few of the neigiroors' cnildren,  having a singsong and a dip in  the sea. Sure they were making  a noise, after all what's a beach  for and in the summer holidays.  Oh well t'was ever thus. Then  he gets a hurry up call again at  night to one of our camps in the  neighborhood, to stop boys from  throwing stones at the camp  members.  Ruth  wee-end.  Norgi��Xi%���Jh.Q.m^k:,for ..the  A benefit concert will be staged by the boys of the YMCA  camp at Elphinstone Camp in  aid of the local VON, entitled  "Elphinstone Review", Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. A collection will  be taken, and profits of a refreshment stand will all go to  ���the VON. Try to be there and  support this  very worthy affair,  and if only in appreciation of  the camp's efforts, which we  think is a very fine gesture.  Transportation is being arranged, contact Mr F. Bushfield, or  Mr T. Humphries for information re this project.  Roy Gray home for a week's  vacation.  Don't forget the fair Aug 18th  and 19th, with a dance on Saturday night io wind things' up.  Kinsmen will be there with entertainment, refreshments will  be served, and our own Batt  Maclntyre will open the fair 8  p.m. Aug 18. Turn out and support this very.fine effort of the  Farmers' Institute.  It is hoped the VON will be  able to announce soon plans for  a Fashion Show to be held in  Gibsons approximately last week  in September, watch for the date,  and further particulars. This  worthy cause should be given  support by all local groups in  the   area,   there is over  $500  to  FOR   THE   BEST   RESULTS^  USE COAST NEWS ADS  be raised to bring Gibson's objecj  tive to its close.  A note in passing: ; 7  Our ethics vanish when we viev  1 The monthly  bills   we're       ��� i  stunned by;  Oh, brother, what weM like to d  To them that we are dunned b";  Site <!L*nsi Jfehw-pik  Member   Canadian  Weekly   News-'  papers Association  (B.C.  Division)  Authorized   as   Second   Class   Mail,  Post   Office   Department,   Ottawa  W.;/A.:SUTHERLAND  Editor and  Managing  Director  Published every   Monday   by  The  Coast  News  Limited  Rates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2; 6 mos. $1; 3 mos. 50c  United  States and   Foreign,  $2.50  per year.  Editorial ��� Department,    Gibsons    45  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons    45  I  tmmWOMEEDS  For a fasty snack  try a Digestive old  cheese  sandwich.  In "Evorcrhp"  moiifore-proo^  8 OZ.   *  PACKET  Summer driving and country roads are hard on cars, but experts service, backed by expert equipment can save you dollars and add years to your  automobile. Wherever you see the name Standard Stations, anywhere on  the Sechelt Peninsula, you may drive in with surety and faith that your car  will receive the treatment it deserves. When our experts check or repair an  automobile there is the very minimum of guess work; the very minimum) of  chance. . ��� '  Scientific repair parts have been produced by precision machinists. You  should hardly expect to have them installed by amateurs. It takes a man  with "car savvy" to insta I the repairs in such a way that your car will be as  good as new.  STANDARD STATIONS number 1, 2 or 3 are spread from Sechelt "to  Gibsons. They stand ready to do the slightest service with a smile and  knowledge. ' <  When you have an overhaul done by any of the Standard Stations it's  not just a half-way job, but a complete reconditioning of your car engine.  All the mechanisms will be dismantled, cleaned, adjusted and carefully reconstructed With new parts where necessary.  MADE  BY  PEEK  FREAN'S  No. 1���-Wilson Creek  io. 2���Sechelt  No. 3���Gibsons  MAKERS   OF  *pamafU Scdcuctd Due to Canada's improved infant mortality rate, of the children born in 1948 approximately  <18,000 lived to their first birthday  who would have died at the rate  prevailing in 1926-30.  Get   Behind   The  Make  AUGUST   19  A day of memories.  All proceeds are in aid of  kiddies.  MURDOCK'S  SUPPLY  Pender   Harbour,   B.C.  Hassans9  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  The  Old-Establ ished  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  MATURED  AND  BOTTLED  ' ���    IN/  ENGLAND  LEMOIHART  ROYAL NAVY  DEMERARA RDM  This advertisement is not published  or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of  British Columbia.  GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR (right), commander of  the armed forces acting in behalf of the United Nations  to restore the peace in Korea, shakes hands with the Chief  of Staff of the United States Army, General J. Lawton Collins, after receiving the blue-and-white UN flag (centre)  which once flew over the headquarters of the UN Mediator  in Palestine. The flag was sent to General MacArthur by UN  Secretary-General Trygve Lie, who expressed hope that it  would fly until peace is restored in Korea. General Lawton  Collins brought it to Tokyo.  Kids and Cats  Get Show Break  GIBSONS. ���Eight classes have  been arranged for the Junior  Show of the Pacific National Exhibition, which is the mecca for  the youngsters and their pets.  There are prizes for any variety of cat owned by a boy or girl  under 12, from 12 to 14 and from  14 to 18; best conditioned cat in  each of these groups, the cat with  the longest tail and the one  with the shorrest tail. Then  there's an award for the best  dressed cat, dress meaning ribbons, suitable blankets and container. A highlight will undoubtedly be the class for the bestf  , kitten under five months.  Judging the Junior show will  be Mrs. J. E. Morison, honorary  superintendent; Mrs. Grace  Smith, Mrs. George Strevens,  Mrs. G. O. Alsen and David Ric-  ardo.  MORE ABOUT ...  Davis Bay  Continued   from   Editorial   Page  will   be   Mrs  H.   Roberts,   Ivy's  mom.  Once again let me remind you  of the opportunity, to register as  as a member of the newly formed theatre group, which is being  started by Mrs C. G. Critchell  of Davies Bay. Those of you who  are interested may contact the  lady herself, or if you wish,  leave your name in the "R" section of the mail box in the sjtore.  And now for one of those funny little episodes, which does  happen once in a while. Pete  Duncanson, who is staying at the  Saunderson residence at Selma  Park, was fishing off the wharf  at Davies Bay, and Teddy Cole,  got into an interesting conversation,   which  dealt  mainly   about.  Insurance for Every Purpose  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBBIN  DR. A. M. LOWE ~ DENTIST  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  $  Order Your Winter's Supp  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R. M. INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  work, and all that it entails.  Where do you toil asked friend  Pete? Oh I've worked for the  DVA for years and years replied  friend Cole. Then you must be  acquainted with a Mr Cole, said  our two war veterans, staring at  Ted as if it just didn't matter  much. I am the Cole Gent you  refer to 'countered my neighbor.  Well so help me bob, said Pete,  when was the last time I saw you  'member. _ces was the reply, at  Cambri, when you ordered four  Germans to pack me out on a  ground sheet, that was October  13, 1917. Well it's a small world  after all. RSM Duncanson was in  charge of the barracks at Little  Mountain for quite a spell during the last war.  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   Aug. 14,   1950  Sechelt Girl  Guide Evdnts  SECHELT.���Wednesday will be  the day when local Guides will  join with Vancouver units in a  camping week at Guide Camp,  Wilson Creek.  Miss Kay Boult. cantain of the  West Point Gray group will be in  charge of the camp. August 20  will be visitor's day.  Captain E. G. Derby has issued  a general invitation to mothers  to join her on the 2:45 p.m. bus  from Sechelt that day and she  will guide them through the  camp and show them all the  finer points learned by the girls  at camp which are so often missed at home.  August 22 has been set as the  date for the 2nd Sechelt Guide  company to hold a picnic at Girl  Guide Camp. Campers will leave  on that day from Sechelt on the  2:45 bus and return from Wilson  Creek on the 10 p.m.  Girls are asked to bring their  supper on this jaunt, also, if  weather provides, a bathing suit.  Shorts should be worn if the  elements are suitable.  It is the hope of Mrs. Derby  that many second class Guides  are at hand by opening date. If  any girl has lost any of the  papers dealing with the health  chart that was to be kept during  the holidays, duplicate papers  may be had from Mrs. Derby.  FOR  THE   KITCHEN  STOVE?  THER'S MORE to Farm Improvement loans than tractors or  combines, points out Tom Larson, manager of the Bank  of Montreal at Gibsons. They're designed to help the farmer���  and his wife���make the best out of their home as well as their  land. For you can get a Farm Improvement Loan to cover the  installation of water and electric systems, to improve your  plumbing and put in stoves, washing machines and heating or  lighting appliances.  Even the building of tourist cabins and summer cottages,  which provide a farm family with valuable extra revenue during  the vacation season, may be financed through an FIL.  If you feel that a low-cost Farm Improvement Loan would  benefit your farm, or better your living conditions, make a point  of calling on Mr. Larson next time you're in town. Talk over  your plans with him, -in confidence, so that you can work out  together how the B of M can best help you With financing your  farm improvement. advt.  , t\im 1 lil; barge  TRANSPORTATION  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  YOU LIKE IT-IT LIKES YOU  A KITCHEN SINK TO LAST FOR EVER  This is an opportunity you must not miss.  American   manufactured   with   basket   strainer.  18 by 24 inches in size.  Heavy cast iron    20.95  With a price tag you cannot ignore.  Marshall's Hardware  GIBSONS 33  "Serving  the   Peninsula"  HIGHEST GRADE  $��UCT  Burns and  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK  rTWTW��.Bw__a��MO_-iicimii_-��^���� 4  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   Aug. 14,   1950  Murdoch's Landing  By MYNER   SOME OF the big ones have been  hanging around here lately.  "Fish Hooks" caught a nice 37-  pounder while one of the local  fishermen caught one that weighed close to 50 pounds but had  shrunk to around 30 the following day when he got it close to a  scale.  Several of the local men have  highed themselves to Blackfish  Sound in chase of the Cohoe  which are plentiful up that way.  LET US SOLVE  YOUR FLOORING  PROBLEM  For sub floors under line,  we have;  Unsanded   Plywood  Sheathing  5/16" W W 5/a" %"  P.V. Hardboard  Vs" 3/16" Va"  1x4 Tongue and Groove,  Common  1x3 and 4 Flat Grain  Flooring  For Finish Floors We  Have:  1x3 and 4 E.G.  Flooring  Linoleum ������ All Types  Lino-Tile  Asphalt Tile  Masonite Flooring  Sanded Plywood  Floor Varnish  Shellac  Floor Sander for  Rent  Phone Gibsons 53  Gibsons  Building  Supplies  &y^a^7/liJ&l>VxTcdlor. CAIN6S DOg RESEARCH CENTER  ANCIENT EGYPTIANS SO  WORSHIPPEP THE VOC THAT  WHEN A PET DIED IT WAS  CUSTOMARY FOR THE  ENTIRE FAMILY TO CO  INTO MOURNING  ADONIS, AN WGUSffSETT��R,  WAS THE FIRST VOC AUTHENTICALLY RBGISTEREP IN THE U.S.  IN AN AVERAGE YEAR  80,000 PERSONS EXHIBIT  THEIR ANIMALS IN AMERICAN  POC SHOWS  �� 1949, Gaines Dog Research Center, N. Y. C.  Among them were, Marie and  Gordie Roy on the M.V. "Troy-  len."  The gillnetters have also returned following a month, at  Smith's Inlet. One of the first  to arrive was Sonny MacKay  who was in a hurry to see his  brand new daughter, Katherine  Jean, who was born following her  dad's leaving.  We met another young baby  today, Nora Rosalie, two weeks  old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken  Williamson.  Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Leith  have just returned after a short  holiday in Vancouver. Sunday,  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones returned to Vancouver after spending a few days as the guests of  Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Murdock.  Just in case anyone is interested. We finally made it to Saki-  naw Lake which is one of the  loveliest  spots on the peninsula.  SECHELT WEST  By MARGARET ALLAN  MR. AND Mrs. Hutchins were up  recently at their cottage on the  Mason Road. Got a nice surprise.  Their nephew had been up the  previous week and made them a  nice walk at the back of their  house, also a platform for sunbathing. He ran out of lumber,  otherwise he might have kept  going. Jack of the Empire  games was running at the Varsity  Stadium last Saturday, have not  heard yet how he made out.  Sorry to learn that Mrs. Lomas  is in hospital under observation.  I hope it is nothing serious.  We thought seven of a family  was   a   high  quota   these   days,  Quality for quality,  we will  never knowingly be undersold, either here or in  Vancouver.  Peninsula Building Supplies  SECHELT ��� PHONE 30J  VIC METCALFE  Wishes to  Annoiince  Rawleigh   Products   Now  Available  Starting Immediately  Famous   Door to   Door  RAWLEIGH  SERVICE  like the Woods and the Taylors,  but I hear the Whites at the  Creek have eleven.  Jack Wood has a bad foot.  I hear that Mr. and Mrs. Hen-  ton are going out to the Cleggs  place to look after it.  I  hope   that    Gunner  Hansen  makes good fishing.    Phoebe was  telling  me   he   is   up   at   Namu \  waiting to go out.  Met Mrs. Wilson; she is up at  her summer, place. They sure  have made a nice job of it, I  have a notion it will be a permanent home.  Mrs.  Nelson  that used to live  -here,  now  at   Porpoise Bay, had    '  ten,  that  is   something   we  will  have to look into   one of these  days.  I hear there is more property  sold down at the Creek over the  bridge, summer cottages going  up.  It was a bear on the trail all  right, so no more blackberry  picking. We had found such a  good place. Some of the kids  around saw him, and not a bit  scared either.  Decay in teeth is, in part at  least, caused by clinging particles of food which need frequent  brushing away. The toothbrush  should be moved up and down,  not only across the tooth, and inside surfaces should not be forgotten. Cleaning should be done  as soon after eating as possible.  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRUGS  CIGARETTES  FRESH FRUITS  CROCKERY  DRY GOODS  TOBACCO  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  FRESH CANDY  MEATS FISH  Dsygoods Cleaiance Sale  ONE  WEEK  Use "News" Ad-Briefs To Sell Buy, Rent  AUSWGVt It costs less than the  wrapper to advertise the big-name brands  of bread*  That's only half the story. Advertising  lowers yo��ur cost tw6 ways:  Cuts the selling costs. And by helping make  mass production possible, lowers lhe pro*  duction costs, too.  So advertising saves you nwiny times the cost  of that wrapper.  v3Ap YOURSELF TO PROFITS WITH. A  vJL ONE IVIAN  >- I foneer I ower Lliain cam  Weighs only  .28 lbs.  mmm  awin'CHAIN SA<*B  When the going gets tough and you want to  cut timber clean and fast. . ��� the PIONEER with  the "Multiport" Engine is your answer. 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. '..���''���    i  x7"o��riV inycA&yfiMd ..,..y ��&���� fOx^Lt.  Supplied with  Bar and Chain  14" IS" 24" 30"  i  ���  t  i  i.  i  ���  For  additional   Information fill in and mall;  Nairn    ...  Address.  ��� PvX>^V>\\_-_*h^<    <p��.u*ap_.N  ���v^^p&Mb  VANCOUVER,  B.Cv  IMJSftlK  NORTH    BAY.   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H, STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  ELECTRICAL WORK  REAL ESTATE  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,  Fixtures, Radios  Washing Machines  Everything Electrical.  G.E. Dealer  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  Specialist  in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37  TYPEWRITERS  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Garbage Disposal Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, West Sechelt,  Selma Park only  For Information write or  'phone  Union Steamship Co.  Phone Sechelt, 22  GENERAL HAULING  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  MACHINISTS  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Res. 78  TAXI  SIR?  call  Bill  Hunter  Sechelt  48  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula".  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone Gibson���33  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt, B.C.  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies, Fixtures  Service  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  USE 23 LANGUAGES  More than 700 different publications in 23 languages in 58  countries were used in the  world-wide advertising campaign for the 1950 Canadian International Trade Fair in Toronto. ..-������-  The Turtle  Comes Home  SECHELT. ��� Ethel Driver of 10  years ago, a school teacher in  this community, bought a small  turtle to be used in class* as an  example for nature study.  Miss Driver arrived at class  with its expectant children and  informed them the turtle had  escaped. Instead of two turtles  they had looked forward to, there  was only one left.  Last week, the escaped turtle  returned to Jack Mayne's garden  from where it had originally  escaped a decade ago. "It was  the same turtle," said Mrs.  Mayne, "we had the original  marked for identificatioon."  It was a glad day in the hearts  of the Glendalough people.  Everyone was glad the little animal was safe and had lived  through the bad winters. Bigger  and stronger, the turtle stalked  across the lawn and headed to  where the boys were playing.  That was a sad error.  The little turtle was killed by  some thoughtless youth "having  fun."  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   Aug. 14,   1950  SUMMER  FOODS  Milk, fruit, vegetables, cereals  and meat are.needed by the body  daily, winter and summer. In  summer, foods should be served  more often cold than hot���in the  form of cold beverages, crisp salads, raw fruits and cold cuts of  meat. Seasonal foods offer an opportunity to prepare specially  attractive, nutritious meals.  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Holy Family Parish  ��� ��� ���   ���-'���- Sechelt    ���   w   GRAND   SOCIAL  EVENING  at  Legion   Hall,   Sechelt  Whist, 'Sale of Home  Cooking, Ladies' Sewing  Booth,   Raffle, etc.  Sept. 26 ��� 7:30 p.m.  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?  \    Ben Backstayzvas a boatszvain,  \    A very jolly boy,  No lad than he more merrily  Could pipe all hands ahoy.  For over a century Lamb's Navy has  been the call of those who know  good rum. Smooth and mellow, it is  matured, blended and bottled in  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Navy Rum  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Bbard or  by the Government of British Columbia.  An old sea shanly  SCOURGES OF CHILDHOOD  Close to 1,000 Canadian children die each year of the three  major childhood diseases���diphtheria, scarlet fever and whooping cough ��� although a very  large number of these deaths are  preventable.   Diphtheria  can   be  prevented by toxoid and vaccine  affords almost 100% protection  against whooping cough. Don't  let your child be a victim of neglect.  When business smells, dispel  the phews, by advertising in The  News.  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Osmpaoy  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.  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  <U-_____r��  MOTES  For the Best in Food  SECHELT  TEA ROOM  ALL   DAY   SERVICE  Meals ��� Snacks ��� Delicatessen ��� Soda Fountain  OPEN  SEVEN   DAYS   PER   WEEK  Wxt (Boast Nimis  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 SALE:  ONE 20x15 FT. 2-room home on  skids. Heavy floored, can be  floated. Wired and practically  finished inside. Available for occupancy in three weeks. Box 11,  Coast News. 2856-55  PERSONAL-  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  12-FT.   CLINKER  built inboard,  complete with  1%  h.p. motor,  propellor  and  shaft.   Price $150.  Phone Sechelt  60. 2853-1  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.  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  FOR SALE  BOAT, 16'x5' with small cabin,  one inch oak ribs, oak keel,  five-eighth inch yellow cedar  planking, with or without 3 h.p.  outboard motor, both new. Apply  Norburn,  Davis Bay. 3  FOR SALE  LOT   WITH   cabin,    water,   two  minutes from beach, bus, wharf  and store,  $750.    Roberts,  Davis  Bay. 1  FOR SALE  15-FOOT clinker inboard,   sixty-  five  dollars, no  engine.    John  Melhus,   Granthams. 1  FOR SALE  FOUR H.P. Wee McGregor drag  saw with two blades, one seven  foot, one eight foot, some new  parts. Good working order, $75  cash. Wm. Leahey, West Sechelt.  1  FOR SALE  ANDERSON'S    SHOES  Back to School Shoes.  X-Ray Fitting. 1  FOR RENT  FROM Sept. 1, fully modern  bungalow on Beach Ave. Roberts Creek. Partly furnished.  Also some furniture for sale. Apply W. F. Merrick, Roberts Creek.  4 Printed   Letterheads  Printed  Envelopes  r.       ^ "^   _^  Dodgers,   Programs  Sales Bills  A bargain is not usually found under any kind of pressure or  impulse buying. And a bargain is not "always what it seems.  In printing, for instance, even though you might shave prices  five or ten percent by shopping all over the city, you might  find that your economy was a bit costly.  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?  x  Folders,   Price   Lists  Color Printing  WEDDING  INVITATIONS  Social   Stationery  Blank  Envelopes  Printed  Envelopes  All  sizes and  styles  Paper of all  Qualities  and all sizes  Commercial Printing Dept  Phone Gibsons 45  | RUBBER STAMPS  of any kind  for any  purpose  Order from Us By M. M.  ON AUGUST 2nd the VON held  their garden party at the home  of Mrs Clark. There was a large  crowd   of   residents    and   guests,  and the financial results were  very satisfactory. Tea was served under the trees, with Mesdames Cooper, Wallis and Shaw  acting as serviteurs.  Visitors to the Creek include  Mrs J. Mclntyre to Greenacres.  Mr. Oakley's son and daughter-  in-law, Mrs Rose Bernard's sister from Salmon Arm, and Mrs J.  Watson's   daughter.  Old timers back again include  W. Merrick with his daughter  and grandchild; Mr and Mrs Colin McLean.  Congratulations to Mr and  Mrs R. Cox on the birth of a son.  A serious drowning accident  was averted last week through  training in first aid and artificial  respiration while in the RCAF.  Young Wilson Anderson, son of  Mr and Mrs Alec Anderson, got  into difficulties in the sea in  front of his home. Wilson, unable  to swim, was playing in the  water with an inflated inner tube  and floated out of his depth.  When he went to get off his float  he sank, and it was only after  repeated dives by his father that  he was finaly brought to the surface. Alec carried out artificial  respiration until the arrival of  Dr Inglis. Wilson is now recovered but it is doubtful if the parents will feel fully recovered until Wilson learns to swim.  Don't forget the Hard Times  Dance August 19 at the Community Hall.  There are cod being caught off  LENA HORN  who appears each Monday, evening as  lovely guest on THE SONG SHOP. THE  SONG SHOP opens its doors each week-  night at 7:30 p.m. to bring you a popular  star of the recording world on ...  'atic&cc4>&&  I  FIRST WtTH THE NEWS  no foolin'  coolin's  important  CHEYRON  GAS STATION  the end of the wharf these days,  but where oh where are the salmon? This was suposed to be a  cycle year or are we being ignored?  Talking about the wharf, we  might add that this handsome  structure is about completed.  Light standards are up and a-  waiting the lights. Come and  stroll on our boardwalk in the  evenings, and watch the Band of  Hope jigging for cod or what  have you from the end of the  wharf. There has been a suggestion that the opening of the  wharf should be celebrated with  an open air dance thereon. As  the end of the pier has been considerably enlarged there will be  no danger of anyone dancing off  the end in their enthusiasm. Let  us hope some of the local organizations adopt this idea. It seems  to be rather a good one.  RECENTLY we mentioned the  Sunday school which is being  held every week on the beach at  Mrs G. Gordon's home. t This  week we bring to the public notice another venture on the part  of Mrs Gordon. The Hi-10 Club,  for boys and girls, which will be  held in the old Co-op store by  the wharf on the first two Mondays in August, after that the  meetings will be held on Wednesdays.  Mrs J.. Dickenson and children, her mother Mrs A. M.  Grant and niece Norine Cross  who have been staying at Mr R.  Reeves' cottage for the last  month, have left Roberts Creek  for their home in Vancouver.  Miss  Joan Beckham    and   Mr  Gordon Crockett of Powell River ,  were   recent   guests  of   Mr   and  Mrs G. Reeves.  p  Visitors at Greenacres were  Misses Marion Dryden, Jessie  Wilson and John H. Young of  Vancouver.  Mr and Mrs C. Mclean of  Beach Avenue who left the  Creek to take up residence in  West- Vancouver, are back in Roberts Creek again. Just another  family who found city life hard  to take.  A little excitement was caused  down by .the-;-wharfX-when the,  scow loaded with planking, filled with water and sank. The  lumber was salvaged, fortunately, and the scow towed away.  ��� Another interesting event was  the visit of the handsome Diesel  cruiser  "Invader"  of Vancouver.  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   Aug. 14,   1950  By   Glenwood  MR. AND Mrs. George E. Thrift  have left us to return home  again. Mrs. Scott, has taken their  place for a time.  Jack Adkins arrived home safe  and sound as did Mr. and Mrs.  F. W. Alexander. Mr. and Mrs.  Ren are visiting Mr. and Mrs.  Alexander. Mr. Alexander and  Mrs. Ren are brother and sister.  Mrs. Boyd, who had operated  a store at Sechelt last year is  back at New Brighton again. She  tells me her husband will be  home from the sea in a few days.  As this is the time of year that  it is, that's Irish enough, I am  going to get a recipe for chutney  so you can all eat the grand kind  my good wife makes. It is supposed to be one of the finest  recipes in the world. It sure  tastes as if that is not an exaggeration.  Residents and visitors alike were  on hand to admire the boat, unfortunately there was no place  for them to tie up for the night  and they had to leave ' again.  Where is that small boat harbor  we have  been promised?  Mr and Mrs C. J. Hobson and  their two children Heather and  Dickie, are staying at Mr ��� R.  Reeves' cottage for two weeks.  Don't forget to exhibit and attend your Annual Fair in  Community and  adjacent halls, Gibsons.  FRIDAY, AUGUST 18  6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 19  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  DANCE AT  NIGHT  Exhibits include fruits, flowers, vegetables, home cooking, home canning, handicrafts, weaving, pottery displays and demonstrations.  Poultry, Turkeys,  Rabbits, Junior  Poultry Club Exhibit  KINSMEN ENTERTAINMENT  Refreshments at Reasonable Prices  DON'T  FORGET  THE   BIO  DANCE  Friday, August 23  MARIAN HALL ��� HALFMOON BAY  REFRESHMENTS  HAMPER RAFFLE  CHUCK'S   MUSIC  PROCEEDS FOR KINSMAN FUNDS  '������a  BETTER CAR CARE STARTS HERE  BiarL iSMj  An some families Dad goes along  on the week-end shopping to pay  the cashier as well as help carry  the parcels.  In others, Mother manages  the housekeeping money.  Whoever manages the money in your family,  there's room for a third man.  Who is he?  He's your local Bank of  Nova Scotia manager. In the problems of  money management, big or small, his advice  can be very helpful, whether you're buying  bonds,, a house or a car, or providing for  [the children's education.  Get to know your  local Bank of Nova Scotia manager. You'll  \find him a good man to know.  ��� A SIGN OF GOOD FRIENDSHIP  M. O. Colwell, Manager, Squamish, B.C., Woodfibre, B.C. 8  THE COAST NEWS,   Monday,   Aug. 14,   1950  MORE ABOUT . . .  Happyland  (Continued from Page 1)  leaders of the younger fry. She,  it is, who can practically demonstrate a lot of the theory. She  handles teaching like a veteran,  albeit she is still a learner and  under supervision of both Mrs  Forst and Miss Sanderson.  The setting is ideal for taking children "away from themselves". They live, sleep and  learn in the shaded glades which  abound at Wonderland. When  the weather is unsuitable for  play outside there is a large sitting room-playroom complete  with bright colored window  shades, gramaphones and piano.  Children can relax and learn at  Wonderland. There is a free cam-  eraderie which makes of the  many girls one big family aiming  at the same target ��� good fellowship and   citizenship.  With 27 acres of woodland,  Wonderland has its own electric  system, telephone and a complete water system. The pure  mountain water is pumped from  a lazy creek by means of electrical pump. While the boiling  of it and the making of some of  the most tempting "eatables" is  under the capable direction of  "Angel". She, it is who sees that  good and. ample supplies of the  necessaries   are always at   hand.  'Taps' is played at even when  the children go to bed. They have  their own flag which is raised in  the morning. Undenominational  church services are read on Sundays.  All night trips are also part of  the curriculum. These are under  control of Miss Sanderson and  entail hiking and camping in  previously prepared camps. The  girls are given a chance to identify manv of the noises which  are peculiar to the woods. In a  very short time they can tell the  difference between the call of a  hunting owl   and the frightened  Skinny men, women  gain 5,10,15 lbs.  Get New Pep, Vim, Vigor  What a thrill! Bony limbs fill out; ugly hollows  fill up; body loses its sickly, "bean-pole" look.  Thousands praise Ostrex, weight-building tonic.  Enriches blood; aids appetite, digestion, so. food  gives you more pep, nourishment, puts flesh on  bare bones. Don't fear getting too fat. Stop when  you reach weight you desire. Introductory size only  600. Try Ostrex Tonic Tablets for new pounds,  new pep, vim and vitality, today. At all druggists.  Invitation To  Flowered Beauty  By M. MACINTYRE  WE SPENT an hour yesterday at  the invitation of Mr. A. R.  Reeves looking at his breathtaking display of begonias, which  are now at the height of their  beauty.  The large greenhouse is a blaze  of color, and we came away dazzled; also uplifted, and confident  that the world after all is still  wonderful,   thanks  to gardeners.  Mr. Reeves wants to share this  beautiful sight with you, and has  asked us to make public his invitation to all who may be interested, to visit his home. We  think it is one of the most  beautiful on the peninsula.  At any time, either Mr. Reeves  or his housekeeper, Mrs. Warlow,  will be glad to show you the  greenhouse and the garden. No  one should miss this generous  offer.  If you don't know where the  place is, ask in the village; it is  near the second bridge out from  Roberts Creek centre, on the  north side of the road.  Mr. Reeves has lived here for  over thirty years and has quite  a reputation as a gardener and  horticulturist, with cups and  medals to boot. His experience  before leaving Southampton,  England, included supervision of  the gardens and greenhouses of  some of the famous estates in  the Old Country. Roberts Creek  can be justly proud of this accomplished citizen and his hospitable home.  Do come and see those begonias.  Aug. 19 To Be  Pender's Day  PENDER HARBOUR-r-Plans are  finally shaping up for the  bumper all-day regatta slated for  August 19.  According to committee chairman Lloyd Davis, this is going  to be the one to end all regattas.  Professional and high grade  ,amateurs will be on hand from  the city to demonstrate and compete against each other in the  swimming events. High diving  and every type of nautical sport  will also be on the programme.  There will be boat events ^ of  every conceivable kind and it is  all due to end with the bumper  dance at Madeira Park Community Hall, Saturday night.  It was in this hall where one  of the best dances in the history  of the peninsula was held recently. It is believed this one  will outdo even that memorable  event in hilarity and fun for all.  Briggs-Stratton  Evinrude  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons; B.C..    Phone 54  The travelling public is advised that the undersigned  has applied for an increase in return trip bus fares  EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 1950. Tickets will be 180%  of one way fare which is the usual return fare of all  motor, rail and water transportation companies. This increase is made necessary due to increasing costs of operation. Copies of the new tariff are posted for inspection at all bus depots and information is available from  bus drivers. This increase does not affect the fare for  one way trips.  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  LTD.  SUBJECT TO THE CONSENT OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.     '.  Any objection may be filed with the Superintendent of  Motor Carriers, Public Utilities Commission, Vancouver,  B.C, up to and including August 21st.  _  Post-war expansion of Bowat-  er's, Corner Brook newsprint  mill, has helped to boost the  tenth province's pulp and paper  industry into the lead in export  and product value. Fish, which  held top spot for years, is how in  second place, with mining third.  scream of the  captured squirrel.  There are two dormitories in  the camp and a play pen area for  the younger set.  Information of prices and facilities and curriculum can be  obtained by means of a colored  folder sent on request by Mrs  Carola Forst, Wonderland Camp,  Wilson   Creek,  B.C.  C. G. BALLENTINE    PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers Ass'n of  B.C.  INCREASE IN TAXI FARES  As previously advertised the undersigned have applied to increase taxi fares  from 15c per travelled mile to 20c per travelled mile EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER  1, 1950. Copies of proposed tariff are posted for inspection at offices of the  undersigned. This increase is made necessary due to greatly increased op-  rating costs which have been mounting steadily over the past five year  period. ��  Cecil C, Lawrepce, H. Sawyer, F. French, Sechelt; Kenneth Wood, Selma  Park; F. G. Fisher, Gibsons; J. H. McSorley, Halfmoon Bay; Jules Schutz,  K. W. Swallow, R. W. Swallow, Gibsons; Edward Laidlaw, Jos. H. Klein,  Roberts Creek.  SUBJECT TO THE CONSENT OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.  Any objection may be filed with the Superintendent of Motor Carriers, Public Utilities Commission, Vancouver, B.C. up to and including August 21st.  p^  at Pender Harbour Regatta  Aug,  Swimming Contests. Exhibitions. Hydroplane and.Speed Boat Events. There are thrills galore for you in store; including the best in all ages, Swimminq  star Freddy McDermid and company,.Vancouver Aquatic Stars.  All Proceeds in. Aid of Children's Programmes  Buses from Gibsons and Wilson Creek and Sechelt. Cups and prizes are outstanding covering a packed day of events.- From dawn to dusk all roads will  lead to Garden Bay wharf. For the biggest day of .fun and frolic in our. history.  ENDING WITH A BUMPER  Good Music  DANCE  AT MADEIRA PARK HALL  Refreshments' $ 1.25'  Door  Prize

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