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 __ii i mi _________  Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish. lrvin��c  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Gram hams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  _?TTBI.IS_I-_D BY THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office. Powell .River, B.C.  Vol. 5 ��� No.  V��  Gibsons, B. C.  Monday, Sept.  11,  1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  MICKY McArthur, the man who  has returned to us after a spell  in Shaughnessy Military Hospital  following treatment for third degree burns, was telling me about  the fine treatment he had there.  It seems they cannot do enough  for patients in that institution.  Three month's treatment, three  operations and everything that  goes with hospitals cost him in  the neighborhood of $35.  We got into conversation wilh  Rollie Summerfield the other  day, he. is owner-manager of  Summerfield Oil in Vancouver  and a very splendid fellow to  boot. It seems Rollie's dad, J.  Summerfield, built himself a  six-room house on IJpper Keith  Road, North Vancouver, and is  now beginning to4 wonder if that  was the best move.  . The house cost a lot of' money,  it's complete in every detail with  double plumbing, plate glass  windows, copper tubing throughout and all the essentials, but it  is still standing in a district that  pays on the average of $110 per  year in taxes.  Mr. and Mrs. Summerfield, Sr.,  live there alone. They actually  use less- water than their neighbor ��� the neighbor has several  children. The Summerfield wear  and tear on the sewer "system  must be less. He probably looks  less at the snlendid view over  Memorial Park than his_ neighbors, and on top of that, he has  done a local blacktopping job to  his own short driveway that  benefits the city.  So, in splerfdid appreciation  for him improving ;tbe;;plaqe^,aixd :  definitely improving and in-  crea..ing land values in the area  ���a direct benefit to the city in  that they can sell, their own at  a higher price���North Vancouver  hoists his taxes to $550 per year.  That's right. $550 per every 365  davs.  .    This   is -not  Shaughnessy   we  are discussing, nor is  it Beverly  ���iHills. City council in North Vancouver just decided to punish a  (Continued   on Page  8)  Amalgamation Worry  Championed By Winch  GIBSONS���Herewith is a letter from Harold  E.  Winch, CCF,  MLA sent to the department of Municipal Affairs following  an editorial re the amalgamation of two district lots and Gibsons Village, which recently appeared in the Coast News.  Dear Mr MacDonald: : '  It, is apparent from a communication which I have received that there is a very unsatisfactory situation in the Gibsons  area. For a ��� considerable period  of time, residents outside of the  official. Gibsons area have been  endeavoring to obtain amalgamation. This endeavor has gone  on for several years. I am informed that it 'is the opinion of  many residents that this amalgamation is.. being held up because of the attitude of your, department.  I have the facts to show that  many . requirements have been  demanded from your department  and. that everyone has been met  with the exception of a most re-,  cent demand that a census be  taken of the district. I can prove  that every requirement ordered  by Mr Bracewell, deputy minister, has been complied with.  ILyJny^yi&w: OiXthe ���<��act -that -Xfehe.-  endpavor for amalgamation is  still being stalemated, I should  appreciate ' knowing from you  what is still holding up the amalgamation from your department's point of view.  I hope that this entire question  can be amicably settled without  it having to be raised in the Legislature next session.  An early reply .would be appreciated.  Harold E. Winch.  Increased School List  Creates New Emergency  GIBSONS���-Passage of a half million dollar bill for construction of new schools is still not the answer to scholastic housing problems in this area.  School District 46 Board members were given a half expected  shock  when   figures  for  enrolment   in  the   High  School' were produced following first day at school.   : . ��� ,] ���;:���-���~-��� : There were 91 pupils who answered   first   roll   call,   thereby  creating   an immediate  problem.  Eighty is the maximum number  of pupils who should be   taught  by the three  teachers.  It will now become necessary  to hire another teacher and to  move an elementary class into  the Sicotte property, recently  bought by the*' School Board as  an added property insurance for  the coming high   school.  It was thought, when the property was first bought, that  eventually the high school would  need   it  either   for    playground  Drage Presents  Gambier Gavel  GAMBIER HARBOUR ���Francis  ; Drage, J,P., and George Stiles,  fourth vice-president and president of B.C. command, Army,"  Navy and Airforce Veterans in  Canada, have left by., air for a  dominion convention in Winnipeg- X '    .X���  Captain    Drage    will    present  Dominion president A. J. Wickens, K.C., with a^gavel mounted purposes or as a site foi^ part of  , in silver and rnade from Gambier the building itself,  Island wood. The gavel is a gift  from the Gambier Island unit of  veterans, and will be presented  complete with a royal purple velvet bag, "to make it easier for  travelling."  Sechelt School  Has Room Lack  SECHELT ������ School board foresight paid off in this community following. increased pupil enrolment on the first day of  school.  The board  had recently built  an additional room in  the basement of the present school "just*  in case."    It   must have been a  clear crystal, that room is   now  "It was hardly expected to utilize ..this-���;so.i.soon," one. board  member said. "It was certainly  lucky we had it. We would have  been put to a greater, exnense  hiring and equipping another  building. ���'  .  -. ��� ��� ���     r  filled with grades eight and nine  following the maior increase  which also forced hiring another  teacher.  The boosted enlistment has  raised number of teachers from  five, as of last year, to six now.  Said one board member, recalling the fight over the school  bylaw, "We certainly hope the  people who were telling us about  the lowering enrolments that  were going to come, take a good  Jook at the figures now." .  Local Club has  Successful Year  GIBSONS���A many-point list of  successful endeavors was outlined by Reg Godfrey as he made  his report as past president to  the local Kinsmen Club.  1. Resucitation boards were  distributed throughout the peninsula. "We should be ��� very  proud of this effort," he said.  2. Shellout during last Hallowe'en was a "big success. The  kids are already looking forward  to this year's."  3. May Day parade and float  w;as a winner. "We should have  it every year," he suggested.  4. The musical program. "This  should be repeated next year but  for a longer period."  .;'���--5. Acquiring.a...n��w._-publiG..adr:.  dress system with. the aid of Joe  Schutz.  6. Monthly raffle. "We always  make a little every month."  7. Polio drive. "This raised  quite a large sum of money  which will certainly come in useful in fighting that dread disease."  8. Successful ladies' nights.  9. Fall fair. "This was an improvement from last year. Next  year we will have to make, it  bigger than ever."  10. The   playground   has been  started.     "This will probably be  our main program for some time ;  to come."  11. Halfmoon Bay dance. "We  made nearly $40 from this. That  is a major contribution to our  funds."  12. "The TB committee headed by Sam Nutter, will have to  be a big drive. This is for a  great cause and has always been  well patronized by people of the  peninsula."  Mr. Godfrey forecast a year of  hard Work ahead and urged  members to "support the new  president."  Bushfield Idea  May be All New  GIBSONS���Keith  Bushfield,  son  of our own Rev. Bushfield,  may, as the saying goes, have  something there.  The ex-infantryman came into  the Coast News office recently,  complete with a model landing  barge-truck-and pontoon bridge  which can easily revolutionize  warfare in the future.  ���The complete unit which, when  acting as a landing barge, is  driven with a 10 h.p. outboard  motor can be built for approximately $3,000. It can carry men  or materials or it can be expendable and used a conveyance for  demolition equipment.  Popular Mechanics magazine  will feature a story with pictures  very soon, according to Mr.  Bushfield junior.  "I got the idea for this when  I was 'operating in Alaska during  the last war." he said. "I have  had two star generals and navy  experts looking at itv and they  claim it is sound. All I have to  do now is to sell it to the proper  ROBERTS   CREEK���This   community's   two   room   elementary  school will be the first regular school to be built, according to word received from the School Board.  A notice to contractors calling  for bids on the complete  (all trades) contract has  been  published.  Working  plans are  ready  which  means  that    work   can start immediately following  approval from the Department  of Education.  Preliminary estimates place  construction costs at approximately $40,000.  Local contractors * may bid,  provided they can arrange for  the 50 percent surety bond. Several have intimated they may  join forces in order to handle  contracts   of smaller schools.  A ruling re school contracts  has been received by the School  Board following an attempt to  have contracts split up in order  to  facilitate building.  By recent motion, the Board  had approved clearing of Madeira Park site by day labor instead of bundling it in the .main  contract or awarding a contract  fosXclearing and laying of tile  drain amounting to $400. Bulldozer costs would be roughly  $2,000   while  $200   would   go  to  A.   E.   Ritchey   for     supervisory  duties.  The Board contended the day  contract method would be better and more economical. The  Department of Education ruled  that this,must not be done. Contracts will be let on a total price  basis.   ���"  It is known objections to the  first plan were received at Victoria, from outside the Board.  It had also been suggested that  roads be built into the sites before building started. It was contended this would facilitate construction.  The Department's ruling would  outlaw   these   ideas   also.  Local sub trade contractors  will have to make, their contracts with the company awarded the overall contract. Name of  the company awarded the work  will be listed in the Coast News  early  in  September.  Hunter Takes Office  As New Kin Chief  GIBSONS���-George  Hunter was installed president of Gibsons  and District Kinsmen Club at the regular supper meeting,  in Hunter's Guest House, Wednesday.  Mr  Hunter,   who   follows   Reg  Godfrey, was presented with his  new pin by Deputy Gordon Anderson, who, accompanied by  members of North Vancouver  and West Vancouver Clubs, installed a new list of club officers.  In his preamble to the presentation and installation, Mr Anderson spoke on the responsibilities of being president, and warned  that "the job held much  re-  Teachers Appointed  To School Board  GIBSONS   ���   Following   is   the  final list of teachers and their  ' appointments as approved by the  school board.  Gibsons High School: A. S.  Truman, Alex D. Go.ostrey, Mrs.  Cloe Irene Day; Sechelt High-  Elementarv School: Mrs. Beatrice  Rankin, Mrs. Norman Myers,  Thomas Purcell, Miss Elsie Turner, Miss . Jeanette Luck, Mrs.  Louise Lang; Pender Harbour  Superior: P. F.- Thomas, Miss  Frances Moore, Miss Eve M. Por-  Jier; Bowen Island Elementary:  Mrs. Muriel Neilson, Miss Georg-  ina Steele: Britain River Elementary: Melvin A. Carrico; Deserted Bay: Arno Ulmer: Egmont: Martin Bordsen; Gibsons  Elementary: Dickson Falconer,  Mrs. Eileen Kane. Mrs. Iris  Smith. Mrs. Anette McKay, Miss  Mary Donald, Mrs. Alice Newton,  Mrs. Kathleen Henderson, Mrs.  .Tuanita Yavonne Hlookoff; Half  Moon Bav, Mrs. Lorill Hanney;  Irvine's Landing: Mrs. Gladys  MacMillen; Kleindale: Mrs. Constance Harper; Nelson Island:  Mrs. J. Sherry; Port Mellon:  Mrs. Grace Wiren; Silver Sands:  Mrs. J. J. Shaw; and Vancouver  Bay:  Mrs. Frances Wellburn.  authorities in Washington."  Keith is a tile setter in public  life but spends all his time* developing the idea he now has in  the model stage. At the moment  he is busy ;trylng "tomake the  proper contacts in Washingt(SpIAH3S  D.C., and; then it may be a trip  to demonstrate his revolutionary  idea.  sponsibility, and that success of  the club depended, to a large extent, on the   president."  He also outlined a recent trip  he took to the national convention in Winnipeg, claiming it  must be one of the most outstanding in all of Canada.  "One of the real values," he  said, "lies in the solidifying influence created by seeing Canadians from all over Canada,  working for one aim and that  an unselfish  one."  District Five, carried home  four of the top five national  cups awarded during the convention. He thanked the local club  for their promise to take control  of the Christmas Seal drive.  "This is a worthy project," he  said, "I am certainly glad to hear  that the Kinsmen will handle it  this year."  Installing officers included  Staff Mosher, North Vancouver;  Edward Johnson, .Tim Connack,  and Mr Anderson, West. Vancouver; and. Vancouver.  Kinsmen > installed at the ceremonies were, Samuel Nutter,  treasurer; George Hill, vice-president; Colin Wingrave, secretary;  Laurie Speck and Joe Schutz,  directors. Among guests was  James  'Jimmy'   Schutz.  Mrs Atchison  Postmistress  NEW BRIGHTON���The highway  between here and Gambfar  Harbour has been recently completed in order to facilitate mail  delivery from the island port.  Williams Construction Company  handled the contract.  Mail contract has been awarded Mrs. May Atchison, according  to postal authorities.  This system has been devised,  and the highway completed, owing to mail being delivered to  Gambier Harbour only, following withdrawal of Union service.  0. a  VIH010IA  AHYHSri.'lVICraA.OHd 3y E.  NESTMAN  MR AND Mrs Clarence Sicotte  away for two weeks' holiday.  Jerry Bethelet and Harold Klein  staying at Mrs E. Nestman's, going to Gibsons High  School.  Mrs Betty Keen and family  have left the district, to Vancouver, and points up the Coast. Mr  and Mrs J. Lowden receiving  congratulations on the arrival of  a grandson to daughter Phyllis,  making them grandma and  grandpa, mother, babe and father Joe doing very well, over in  Alberni.  Wally Calder also walking on  air these days, Greta presented  him with a son last Sunday  morning, at home in the Headlands. All doing well at latest  report.  MM, to Reporter "Allen", all  is forgiven. PS, I was only "kid-  din", anyhow . . . Mrs Bailey,  wife of our genial Howe Sound  Trading clerk, is quite ill in Vancouver hospital, we trust she is  on the mend by  this time.  C. P. Smith, and the Mrs, away  for a few days to the big city.  Frank Bailey home over the  week-end.  Mrs A. Gardner back in our  midst for another little visit, until that very elusive home in  Ocean Falls is available. Tells me  she has had a wonderful time  while there, for past month or  so, and is anxious to get back.  She is loud in.her praises of this  very fine little town. Down on  the wharf last Friday night,  meeting the ferry on its 7 p.m.  run, there was a barge tied up  with about,. 30 cars, ready for  town, and sabout another 30  waiting to get on. A small sawmill standing waiting for barge,  three buses, a few trucks, the  inevitable taxis, a large contingent of dogs, several dozen small  ^fry, numberless private cars,  'waiting for their owners, a  couple of hundred people waiting to get on the ferry, a couple  of hundred coming off, struggling through a freight shed piled high with freight, talk about  organized confusion, it was it,  on one grand scale . . . All we  needed to complete the picture,  was a car ferry pulling   in.  The firemen's baseball team  journeyed to Woodfibre in a  boat that was sent down for  themXThey reported a wonderful  day, came out on the short end  of the baseball score, took part  in some vof the races there, capturing a few prizes, Anne Drummond, Norm McKay, a pair of  winners, Babe Murray, another  winner. They had a wonderful  dinner served to them by the reception committee, and then  were brought home by boat . . .  these Company towns, certainly  know how to put on a sports day.  Mrs George Williamson back  to Prince Rupert, after a very  fine holiday in Gibsons . . .  News from the traveller Dick  Hammond, from Texas to California, having himself quite a  holiday.  Visiting Mrs J. Coleridge last  week-end Kay ' Coleridge, Marge  O'Reilly, Gigs Paille, and Mrs J.  Buckholtz and daughter Winky.  Home for the long week-end  Claire Veitch, all the new; probationers who had just signed  into St Paul's, were given the  holiday, then back to work in  real earnest, Claire says it's really going to be grand . . . .and we  wish her the very best.  Mr and Mrs Jimmy Drummond, now occupying the Leach  home. Roy Evans former driver  for Co-op has left to go to Vancouver, A Hague our jeweller,  now the new driver.  Mrs M. Welsh and Pat to town  Tuesday, showed me a badly damaged purse, that some sneak  thief had got into the house at  Gower, and taken tickets, and  money from the purse. It was  only discovered as she was dashing for the boat, no time to stop  and do anything about it. Guess  we'll have to take to locking our  doors, something that we have  been very loath to do, seems a  shame to have to start suspecting  people  around us.  Mrs Al Hammond away to Seattle for few days holiday. Away  to town yesterday, got onto the  bus at 5:15 p.m., we sat there  while driver debated whether he  could  get  all  passengers  in  bus  jhi ljjl|| Mil ��� yA&i&s ���fo& Q&ir 0/*&v&f^W^m  MONDAY,  SEPTEMBER  ELEVENTH,   NINETEEN   FIFTY  T^o Big for tlie Work  ELSEWHERE in this paper is a letter from Harold Winch, MLA to the Minister of Municipal  Affairs, R. C. MacDonald, requesting an answer  to the problem of amalgamating District Lots  685 and 686 with the Village of Gibsons.  We predict this will have an effect on the  department, which can react favorably to the  wishes of those people desirous of joining with  the village.  Mr Winch was not idly threatening when  he said he had proof that the department had  been delaying the amalgamation. This paper was  willing to give Mr Winch the proof if necessary.  There were three other gentlemen in the area  who had pr;oof of the department's shilly shally-  ing. These gentlemen, only one had ever voted  CCF, were willing to hand Mr Winch the proof.  We would suggest this is a sad commentary  on the state of the province when good, solid  Liberals have to go to the other camp for help.  We would suggest Mr Winch was not entirely motivated by a thought of embarrassing the  powers that be when he took up the cudgels for  the two  districts.  We believe he did this more or less as a  favour to people who needed help and had come  to him in their need.  We would suggest that local Liberals certainly missed the boat when they stood around  and watched the capers of these small time dictators. That would have been a golden opportunity for the party stalwarts to have cried,  'stop.' They would have looked very good in doing this. They would have been doing what was  only right. They could probably have had a hand  It's A Big Job  GEORGE  HUNTER,. our   genial bakery  man,   is  new president of the Kinsman Club.  That, in itself may not be a great announce-  ���  ment, but it may have far reaching consequences  among the younger fry on this peninsula.  The Kinsmen Club is dedicated to "Helping  Kiddies." Mr Hunter will have to guide the club  forward; ever striving to do more for the children,  ever striving to help them.  ' A lot of money has been raised on this peninsula by the Kinsmen but that money was only  donated by the generosity of the. public. It will be ������  up to Mr Hunter to keep the club name good. He  has a great responsibility as more and more  people say, 'tell the Kinsmen, they'll help.'  Local Kinsmen are proud of their badge.  Well they may be. Theirs is a service of giving  in telling Mr Bracewell just where his pants  were a little tight.  "~ The CCF member certainly never hesitated.  It is this type of opportunism that could easily  beat the Liberals. But even if it failed to do that  it will, certainly help to keep the party so called  strong men in line.  Among men who know Victoria best���the  press gallery���it is whispered that certain departments are pulling the wool over Premier  Johnson's eyes. It is hinted that groups in Victoria  are not quite pulling their weight for the man  who rose from. the ranks in a phenominal and  very lucky sweep.  Be that as it may, proof of the rumours is in  the attitude of our servants. We cannot believe  the Premier' is aware of such petty, trivial spite-  fulness as was shown in this amalgamation problem. We certainly hope he was not aware of that  particular case and we also trust he will not  have later cause to find a like case,  Mr Winch is to be congratulated for his rapid  action. We know the fight will be carried with  daring and despatch to the floor of the house if  amalgamation is not forthcoming. We renew our  faith in democracy by this means.  A majority of British Columbians voted for  the Liberals last election. Following this episode  we are sorry that so many did.  This country has not reached the stage where'  we can give too much power to our servants. They  are not big enough to handle it yet.  We suggest it will be many years before  they are.  for nothing. To many of them, it is the only thing  they do with complete unselfishness. There is a  feeling of pleasure in this. Too many of us- are  prone to keep self to the fore-���all the time.  The Club is going after new members this  fall. We could suggest worse than for they would  like to do something for the community, for the  kiddies, to join the Kinsmen Club.  It will be up to the new president to lead  the way. He, it is, who will have to be an example. It is a lot of responsibility, but club members feel he can do the unit justice. They elected  him president.  Congratulations Mr Hunter and thank you,  retiring president, Reg Godfrey, who did such a  good job unselfishly and without thought of  payment.  or not, then he leisurely drifted  over to the cafe where he did a  little' phoning, came back and  advised those standing that another bus would be along in a  few minutes, and he would wait  for it, and put the luggage and  the excess passengers on it.  About quarter to six we were  ready to take off, when he noticed the lady in the front seat  had her dog with her, he informed her she could not take the  dog with her, she demurred at  this, and sat there with Fido beside her . . .'The bus driver noti-.  fied her he would sit there until  she took the dog off. After another ten minutes of this, she finally got off, bus driver giving  her back her fare, writing a receipt, etc, etc, we reached Vancouver about 6:30. Really we  might be from the "Sticks", but  we certainly expect a little better service than this. If we have  to :mit up with this in the cold  wet days ahead, a trip into town  en the barge will almost be a  pleasure.   Besides   having to lug  Sensible Buying  Best Safeguard  Against Inflation  ONE EFFECT of the government's action last week in lowering import barriers will be to  restrain prices in their current  swing upward, financial observers report. The increased supply  of consumer goods will mean  more competition which, o f  course, will result in holding  prices   down.  This action, it is pointed out,  will not be sufficient by itself to  keep costs stabilized.  According to experts, the current increasing prices   were   an-  _ _iL����� .   heavy-grips and parcels that long  last mile up the wharf, it certainly will discourage trips to the  big city. .What to do? Wonder  who has the answer.  ticipated as the country was already in a resumed boom before  the Korean war started. Because  of the international situation, it  is stated, this'boom will probably  continue for some time.  It is in the interest of both  business and consumers that  prices don't run away, and both  sides can do' much to prevent  .them from doing   so.  Business can help by keeping  prices as low as reasonable profits will allow, and thus stave off  controls which it won't like. The  individual can help by refraining from panic-buying and by-  turning away from price tags  which are unduly   high.  In addition to the real causes  for. the present boom, it can become a partly-psychological state  wherein people run thither and  yon, grab up this and that, and  get ideas of "get rich quick".  At best there will be a strong  upward influence, and only sane  thinking offers any prospect of  keeping it under control..  One of the strongest inflation-  ��' V\_wXV       . * *****���  p^X'X^XX      Oi  t_ ',\,.��p��  t*   * .    -' A-*+���  %*  ?<$&&  I TOO KNEW you ��� knew you  well. Always the smile. Tall,  straight, the open shirt at the  neck ��� never a tie. You needed  none. Your school; ��� charity,  kindness and sympathy, had no  special color.  At two in the morning. "I  have a room ready for you doctor." "Thank you, but I cannot  stay this time, I have' a case  early in the morning." Always  the same, snow, rain, cold, bad  roads. Morning, noon or night,  you never failed, never once.  The humble home of the Indian  could have been a palace of the  rich. You never noticed, did you  doctor? Just the one in pain,  the one who needed you. Nothing abrupt about you. The firm,  gentle hands carefully examining, the quietly spoken words of  encouragement and ever the  ouiet smile and behind the smile  the deep sympathy. Yes, I knew  you���we were friends. It was  good too. Together we met the  sick. From the tiny papoose to  the very, very old granny, who  both had a smile for you too,  doctor. So throughout the years  we learned to know each other.  We had lots of chats���we spoke  of many things. We were of  different creeds' and so our  philosophy was different. But  this never affected our friendship. I do remember what you  told me once. It was good to  hear. I still remember it and  will not forget it.  And now j^ou have gone! "A  cup of cold water given in my  Name" Yes. Your work will be  remembered. Here and there, we  run across it; of one growing old  gracefully. This you did, sir.  Many do, but not all. It is some- :  thing that has to be with one  always���honesty, truth . and sincerity of purpose. If' all lived as  you lived! Thank you, doctor,  for knowing you. ,It did me  good in doing so. You had  always my respect. A gentleman  always���a doctor always. God  give you rest.���D.G.  Garden Contest  GIBSONS ���This district's ratepayer's association recently  held a garden contest in the area.  Judges were ArthurXE.���.,. Eckford  of Granthams Landing and Mr.  Chatt of Gibsons.   X  According to association secretary Percy Leech, the gardens  were divided into, two groups,  large and small, while each of  these in turn were judged on  both-vegetables and flowers and  then on an over-all basis.  Competition in this event was.  keen in the area, resulting in-.,  judges having to draw very finer  lines in making the following'  awards.  Large garden class was won by  Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Knight and  sepond by Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson. Honorable mention went to  Mr. and Mrs. P. Leech.  In the smaller garden group,  Mr. and Mrs. Woodside placed  first while Mr. G. Smith walked  away with second. In this event:  also, an honorable mention was:  made by the judges. This went  to Mrs.  Milligan.������ 'X  ary influences at the moment is  people to turn cash money into  stable goods, houses, stocks, and  so forth. Ordinarily this is a  most laudable thing, and probably still is. But the old rule  of investigate before investing  holds, for along with opportunities there are plenty of pitfalls.  OTTAWA   WILL ACT  We don't know what changes  in values are in front of us, including the value of money. But  our economy has shown a great  fear of inflation, which causes  adaptability which in the main  has worked out well for most  peonle. Probably it can continue  to do soi if we keep our heads.  fflta OWst ��f*tas- pit.  Member   Canadian  Weekly   Newspapers Association  (B.C.  Division)  Authorized   as   Second   Class   Mail,  Post   Office . Department,   Ottawa  W. A. SUTHERLAND  Editor  and   Managing  Director ���'.  Published every  Monday  by  The  Coast  News  Limited  Rates of Subscription:  12 mos. $2;  6 mos. ���$!;��� 3 mos! 50c  DVA'S SHAUGHNESSY Hospital in Vancouver which has quadrupled in size in the past  ten^years fo become Canada's"second largest veterans' active treatment centre. Aerial  photo shows (1) Original 250-bed Shaughnessy, to be torn down this year; (2) Main Building opened in 1941; (3) Jean Matheson Memorial Pavilion, chest unit opened in 1946;  (4) Red Cross Lodge; (5) Shaughnessy Extension, formerly the Vancouver Military Hospital.  United  States and   Foreign,  $2.50  per year.     -  .  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons  Telephones:  ^Commercial     Printing,    Gibsons  * ���    ' -  45  45 A stenographer turned up for  work one morning flashing a diamond ring bigger than the Ritz.  "What did you have to do to get  that?" asked her catty fellow  workers."  "Nothing," she replied calmly.  "I told you when Grandma  died last week she left $3,000 for  a stone commemorating her memory. Well, this is the stone."  -  *  CASH NEEDED QUICKLY?  DON'T SELL YOUR  BONDS  You may need cash in a hurry, and think of selling your  bonds to meet that need. But  bonds that have been saved for  over the years are often pretty  hard to replace.  And there are better ways of  raising the money. Here's what  T. A. Larson, manager of the local branch of the Bank of .Montreal, suggests, "If you want  money for a good purpose, pay  us a call at the B of M. Your  bonds will serve as security for  one of our low-cost personal  loans, and will assure you an  appreciably lower rate of interest than for a loan without such  security. As a matter of fact, the  interest on the bonds very nearly covers _+he interest on the  loan."  ,B of M personal loans can be  repaid in easy, regular instalments. By making use of this  service, when you need cash in  a hurry, you will protect* that reserve fund you're building for  the future. The next time you  need money on short notice talk  to Mr Larson. Advt.  Fluorides May be Answer . ..  Test Possible Solution  o Dental Deterioration  THE  COAST NEWS,  Monday,  Sep*.   11x1950  C-35  THE CISCO KID  rides   to   adventure   every   Tuesday   and  Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. Cisco and  Paneho invite you to join tlicm by tuning  to . . '.    7zKW#>efflm  1  nRSTWmm:$BHHf  POSSIBLE solution to the  alarming state of dental health  in this district is seen in the  tests being conducted in various  cities in the United States on  the use of fluorides in the water  supply.  In their natural state, fluorides  in drinking water harden the  enamel of the teeth so that decay is reduced about 65 percent.  The fluorides, which are colorless and tasteless, must get into  the enamel while the teeth are  growing. Constant use of fluorin-  ated water by children up to  about 16 .builds armor plate that  causes the low decay rate to  continue through life. Fluorides  won't stop all tooth decay, but,  dentists say, will so harden teeth  that when drilling does have to  be done it won't hurt so much.  Many municipalities are adding fluorides to the city water  when nature doesn't put them in.  Already 30 of them are delivering fluorinated water, 36 more  are installing equipment, and at  least 30 others are considering  the plan.  In 1944 the Wisconsin State  Dental Society appointed a committee to determine whether "added fluoride" and "natural fluoride" .are identical, and whether  any ill effects come from "added  fluoride". At the University of  Wisconsin, Dr M. Starr Nichols,  professor of sanitary chemistry,  made exhaustive experiments  and reported that artificial and  natural fluorides in water are  identical and that artificial fluorides in mixtures of one part  per million could do no harm.  While some cases of brown stain  on teeth were reported, scientists agreed that less than 1.5  parts  produced no stain.  In March 1945, the Wisconsin  Dental Society unanimously recommended fluorination, and the  state board of health gave its  approval.  The first Wisconsin city to get  going with artificial fluorides,  reported, after 44 months, that  fluoride works best when children start using ; it . at an early  age. Kindergarten children's  feeth improved 39.6 percent,  fourth-graders 24.4 percent,  eighth-graders 18 percent. (Three  and a half years of experiment  by^ the Canadian Government in  Bra'ntford. Ontario, show an improvement of 47 percent in five-  year-olds and 23 percent in children aged five to  16.)  The full 65 percent reduction  in decay that is predicted will  not come until children have used the water through the first 14  to 16 years of their life.  Meanwhile, many cities, encouraged by the results, are beginning to act.  One point that is stressed:  Sodium fluoride cannot   be safe-  Wa Morgan's  mimm/M  ly added to' waier by the homeowner. Mottled teeth may result  if too much is added. Besides,  the chemical is highly poisonous  when  taken in large doses.  The majority of- cities and  towns depend on surface water  supplies which contain almost no  fluorine; it occurs chiefly in  water from deep wells. The addition of fluorine will eliminate at  least a third of the dental wreckage which costs so much to repair.  The cost of adding fluorine to  water is almost negligible. Dry-  feeder machines which put measured, amounts of sodium fluoride  in municipal water supplies are  readily available ��� they are also used by the milling industry  to add bleach to flour. A machine to care for a city with the  population of 3000  costs $350.  Sodium fluoride is an inexpensive chemical. Enough to  treat a year's supply for one person costs about ten cents. Researchers think another chemical,  cheaper than sodium fluoride,  will turn in the same results.  This is sodium silico fluoride, a  by-product of the phosphate-fertilizer industry. It promises to cut  the cost of water treatment to  less than three cents per person  per year ��� perhaps the greatest  health bargain ever offered!  Results of experiments carried  out at two cities on the Hudson  River in New York State reveal  most graphically the rapid decline in' dental problems which  can be attributed to the addition  of fluorine.  Two nearly identical cities c  were selected for the trial: New-  burgh and Kingston. Both are  on the Hudson River, 32 miles  apart; they are the same size  (about 30,000); they have the  same number of grade-school  children (about 3000); both have  municipal water supplies virtually free of fluorine. Checks  showed decay rates in the towns  to be the same. Fluorine was  added to Newburgh's water and  Kingston  was  left   as   a control.  As a preliminary check, a team  of . dentists started examining  school children in both towns.  There was good reason for working with children. First, children's teeth decay rapidly. Second, children were readily available for examination in schoolrooms, where dentists could  work with portable equipment.  It took a , year to lay the  groundwork for the experiment. -  Meanwhile, complaints poured in  from Newburgh citizens. Fluorides in water were discoloring  saucepans, hurting the flavor of  carbonated beverages, causing  digestive upsets. One old lady  said the chemical had dissolved  her false teeth! There was only  one thing wrong: These complaints came before fluorine was  introduced. There was none after feeder  machines started  ad-'  ding white, powdery sodium fluoride to the-' water supply on  May 2, 1945 ��� at the rate of 1.2  parts of fluorine per million  parts  of water.  Each year thereafter children  in both cities got annual dental  checks. Recently preliminary  findings were reported���the experiment will not be completed  until 1955. At the end of each  year's examination, Newburgh  figures showed a decline in decay rate while Kingston remained constant. At  present there is  "So you have to run home as  usual?" scoffed one of the group  at the bar as a timid looking  little man rose to leave. "What  are you, a man or a mouse?"  "A man, of course," replied  the little fellow with dignity.  "What t makes you so sure?"  demanded the other.  "Because," he explained, "my  wife is afraid of a mouse."  30   percent   less   decay   and   the  trend  is still downward.  Complete Delicatessen���Meals���Snacks���Fountain  f/#<-\ ���������������ji  Family service a specialty  Home  Cooking  He  STOP  Pay attention to the man in blue who is warning you  not to pass these  Electrics  A new stock of Pin-Up Lamps, Irons, Trilites, Radios,  Table Lamps, Ironers, Electric Stoves, Washing Machines, Fairbanks Morse Water Pumps. We specialize  in House Wiring. Fast, Accurate, Economical.  Phone 45  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Ccntrol Board or by the Government of British'Columbia.  ^^:,0^^  HEADQUARTERS FOR ALL YOUR HUNTING  We have a complete range of Shotgun and Rifle Ammunition.  Bird Season opens���Blue Grouse Sept. 9-30; Willow Grouse Oct. 14-31  Deer Season opens Sept. 23-Oct. 31.  We also have a wide supply, of hunting knives.  Gibsons 33  'Serving the Peninsula" THE  COAST NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.  11,  1950  PEOPLE-swimming at the Chicago lakefront have come to  the conclusion- that Canadian geese like the Windy City  as a vacation resort. A flight of 30 birds from Canada landed  on the lake and immediately "took over." The group of geese  shown here waddle along the shore, much to the delight of *a  youngster. The geese refused to comment on their eventual  destination.  SECHELT WEST  By MARGARET ALLAN  MISS ANN Parr Sawyer has  been the guest of her brother and  his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harry  Sawyer.  The Keans have gone to Mission with their son Bob, intending to go on a trip down through  the States.  George Gowland has gone to  Port Alice to work.  Mrs. Rouse has sold her house  to the Burtons.  Mrs. Murdoch had Mrs. McNeil up with her for a visit. Mr.  Murdoch comes up when they  go down. He has been working  at the exhibition.  Chuck Nickerson and his wife  Kay have moved to Halfmoon  Bay, where he is working. Cecil  has gone hunting for the Eighth  Army. He was in it in the last  war. He thinks he might get in  quicker if he goes to the States.  Ronnie has also joined something  and gone east. So they have all  gone  overnight.  Nancy Taylor and financee was  up visiting her parents, also Gordon and wife June. If you see  anyone carrying what looks like  a bomb, well it is June taking a  vegetable marrow to town, to  show what we can grow up here.  Holy Family Parish  Sechelt  GRAND   SOCIAL  EVENING  at  Legion   HaU,   Sechelt  Whist, Sale of Home  Cooking, Ladies' Sewing  Booth,  Raffle, etc.  Sept. 26 ��� 7:30 p.m.  She did not take the big one; it  weighs about sixteen pounds. A  $ice ambassador.  It was a shame how the strikes  spoiled some holidays. However,  I hear that Dr. Hill managed to  get up eventually. I hope the  ladies of the family came* too.  Col. Haines had to have an operation, but is all right now.  This self expression for children theory got an awful debunking the other day when one  of the neighbors' kids took the  new car out for a spin, spoiled  the new chromium trim, also the  garage door, which stands out  now like a railway signal for  danger. Dad could not find the  book quick enough so an old-  fashioned paddling had to do.  Now aforesaid kid sings:  If I ever sit again  On an air-foam pad 'twill be.  The children's camp at the DePencier division has closed for  the . season. They had a grand  time,  and were well behaved.  Mrs. Colwell has bought at  Selma park.  I hear that people called Macintosh have moved into the district. Well the clans are gathering; they tell me you can't buy  a lot out that way.  Made that Gambier Island rhubarb chutney. Must be good,  the other half uses it on bread  as jam.  Gibsons School News  By MAUREEN ROSS  BACK TO school it is and if it is  with smile or a frown. One  of the pleasant things about  school, for some of us, is the  prospect of riding. to and from  home in a new spring filled bus.  It sure makes a difference, but  we still miss the old one.  It seems   we will have to get  our new   high school  in   a  big  DR. A. E��l_ LOWE - DENTIST  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  Insurance for Every Purpose  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBBIN  Tasella Slioppe  A New Supply of Fall Dresses Coming iri  Every Day  A Complete Stock of  Ladies and Misses  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  __BB9_____H___E0S___-H-  SORRY to hear little Jean Lawrence had an accident recently.  She suffered a very painful fall  in which her arm became involved. She is still having. X-  ray to find out just what is the  matter. Jean is very popular  hereabouts, as lively as a cricket,  daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil  Lawrence. There's one lady who  has been wishing siie was twins  we bet you, with one lively  youngster to keep quiet and  Judy rearing to go and what with  a large house to keep up and a  wonderful garden and the always courteous' response on the  phone on transportation problems.  We hear George Gowland has  left us for Port Alice. Now isn't  that just too bad, with his nice  new home and work near at  hand. He says a change is good  some times, just so long as he  doesn't get the family moving.  We have become attached to our  good neighbors.  Sorry to hear Nels J. Nelson  is again on the sick list and in  Shaughnessy hospital. He really  has been looking very much  under the weather lately. Let's,  hope he will soon be his old self  again and soon be home.  Mr. and Mrs. Alec Bain of Vancouver visiting for a few days  with Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cooke  enjoying the sunny days, although Alec is annoyed at no  fishin'. Better luck next time.'  Late in September is the best  time here, especially on Porpoise  Bay.  Noticed recently in Sechelt for  a change and visit with her son  'and daughter and in-laws of  which there are many, was Mrs.  Louis Hanson  of   Vancouver.  Miss Mary Cooper visiting her  sister and . brother-in-law, Mr.  and Mrs. Harry Billingsley, enjoying the" small fry when we  saw her with Barbara, Dickie and  Janet Billingsley and old Nigger  the Billingsley dog he gets  around a lot when his folks come  up from Vancouver. He told our  dogs, this although Janet would  not believe us.  We wish to welcome our two  new teachers, Mrs. Myers and  Miss Luck. I hope they like it  here "With us. Both come /to us  from Vancouver..  Visiting  Mr.  and Mrs.   Walter  McKissock are Mr.  and Mrs. Ed '  Lindgren   of   Vancouver,   enjoying the new home very much.  i  ��� Visiting this week and staying  with Mr. and Mrs. Myers are Mr.  and Mrs. Whitehead  of Vancouver.    We hear  that the flannel  hurry. Instead of three rooms  and a .teacher for each, we now  have a fourth of both. Grade  niners made a big difference with  their increased enrolment.  A glance into the school* hall  gave us a pleasant surprise,  when we saw a newly varnished  floor and new basketball and  volley ball lines.  We are glad to see Donald Veal  back to school again. Even with  crutches he seems to get around  better than most of us.  Cautious Father: "My dear, if  you want a good husband take  Mr Easie. He really and truly  loves you."  Daughter: "How do you know,  dad?".  Cautious Father: "Because I've  been borrowing money off him  for six months and still he keeps  coming.   .  graph presented in the Mission  Sunday school by Mrs. Whitehead was very much enjoyed.  Returning after a very restful  holiday at Gower Point is Mrs.  Harry Sawyer. ���  Sorry to hear that Mr. Elliott  has to undergo another operation.  He is in Shaughnessy hospital  and we miss his kindly smile and  cheerful spirit. He is beloved by  us all.  ��wjmmfmmm  ��3in��7i07i��IE$��*  Get Hew Pep, Vim, Vigor  What a thrill! Bony limbs fill out; ugly hollowi  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  60f*. Try Ostrex Tonic .Tablets for new pounds,  new pep, vim and vitality, today. 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Thomson (Jessica) landed  in from Trail on Saturday, where  she spent most of the summer,  and be^t it out on Tuesday, to  "Vancouver where she plans to  make her future home. There is  one gal who will be missed, especially by the Ladies' Glee Club.  This group by the way, will meet  for the first rehearsal on Sept  18, and it is hoped that a goodly  number will be on hand for the  fall  activities.  Mrs F. Mutter has gone to the  city, where she will meet relatives from the U.S. also in refer-  Quality for quality,  we will  never knowingly be undersold, either here or in  Vancouver.  Peninsula Building Supplies  SECHELT ��� PHONE 30J  COAL  Order lour Winter's Supply Now  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R. M. INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  K  NOTICE  The following schedule will be put into effect on September 8, 1950, and will be known as the "Winter  Schedule."  Timetable No. 16 Cancels No. 15  Daily Leaves:  Gibsons Horseshoe Boy  8:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.  4:00 p.m. 5.30 p.m.  An extra trip will be operated on Fridays and Sundays only, leaving Gibsons at 7:00 p.m. and leaving  Horseshoe Bay at 8:15 p.m.  For the duration of the "Winter Schedule", Grantham's Landing will be a Flag Stop only���weather  permitting.  SEA BUS LINES LTD.  G. D. Frith, Manager  ence to her health, and we are  glad to say, she is feeling better  these days. Tommy by the way,  is in the same category Al after  his mishap, and a broken thumb.  Well,. school's in again, and a  couple of our sunburnt stalwarts,  from Davis Bay, have taken the  plunge, young Bishop, and Paddy  McPeake. Time marches on, and  far be it from us to wish the  youngsters anything but the best  of luck. There have been several  enquiries regarding the proposed  salmon derby, which was to be  run in connection with the  WCCC Labor week-end. On account of the derby run by the  Kinsmen and the one proposed  by the Legion, which didn't materialize, we couldn't give the officials the go-ahead signal, besides, there ain't no fish around  here anyway.  The home of Mr and Mrs Mike  Jackson was the scene of much  activity the other day. Following  a sumptuous spread, the lads and  lassies gathered on the lawn, to  play and romp around to their  little hearts desire, much laughter, thrills and spills, contributed  to make the second aniversary of  Pamela's birth, a huge success.  The highlight of the party, was  the bursting of many balloons,  which were suspended among  the trees, the following were the  invited guests: Jennifer Waters,  Laurie Stafford, David and Allen Renton, Paul Warram, Sue  and Alec Forbes, Lannie and Richard Chamberlain, Vicky and  Vaughn-Franske, Laurel Parkinson.  Paul and Mrs Warram, are visitors to the Renton family, for a  few days, and at the George  Wright residence Mrs Brooks  with her two young daughters  from Powell River, are holidaying, for a week or so. While travelling around the district, I met  Mr and Mrs Jones of Vancouver,  just arrived to take a much  needed rest. Mr Jones has had  quite a seige recently, and his  many friends will be glad to  learn he has fully recovered,  from a recent operation, they are  both staying at the Jones Jr  camp at Davies Bay, where Mr  and Mrs Eric Jones are spending  two   weeks   holiday.  The    Johnston    boys,    after  spending a delightful summer at  the home of their  parents, Capt  and   Mrs   Andy   Johnston,  have  returned to school in New Westminster,   en route they  will,   of  ^course, take in the PNE. Shirley  McNutt returned   from  the city,  where she was the guest of Miss  Ann Rickards,   who incidentally,  stayed  with the McNutts,  for   a  short   vacation.     I   see    George  Kraft    back ��� from    Vancouver,  where he has been studying the  whys and* wherefores of machinery, and has  got   himself a job  at the Burns  and Jackson shops.  About thirty guests attended  the shower given in honor of  Miss Rita Fletcher in Vancouver  last week, .and Teddy Arbo, who  started a trip from the city to  Davies Bay under his own power, had to thumb a tow from a  passing tug, he just didn't like  the look's of the currents. He said  he would make it back on his  own, when the time came for departure, and he did. just that.  Returning this week-end also, is  the Esselmont family, who have  been staying all summer at  the  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,  Sept.  11,  1950  HIGHEST  tttfCT  Burns and Jackson Sawmill  By M. M.  THE SUMMER season is definitely over as far as Roberts  Creek is concerned. The summer guests have ceased from  troubling and the residents are  at peace.  The children are back at school  once more and there is a new  teacher, Mrs. Smith of Pender  Harbour taking the place of Mrs.  Heron, who has left the district  to take up a teaching position at  Abbotsford.  Mr. F. Merrick, Mr. Charlie  Merrick and his wife and family  spent Labor Day week-end at  their home here before leaving  to spend the winter in West  Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Paquette of  North Vancouver have rented the  Merrick house for the winter.  Mr. and Mrs. Paquette are the  parents of Mrs. Frank Read of  Roberts   Creek.  An    old-time    resident  of  the  Reid cottage on the Bay, Mr Ken  Forbisher, was another ardent  fisherman, who picked up his  outboard putt-putt, and vanished  into the mist and returned home  to North Van. His wife and two  daughters   left later in  the day.  If this gallant little Herald of  pleasantries doesn't go roaming  up and down the coast again this  week, our community minded  residents will accept this reminder of the general meeting, which  takes place on Wednesday evening next, 8 p.m. sharp. The idea  of the injection of the word  sharp is to give you time to  listen to the new P.A. system  which we have acquired. Yes,  things are looking up, and before  I forget, there is the usual whist  on  Friday night.  Mrs Parkinson and daughter  Laurel, were house guests of  Mrs L. S. Jackson. Mrs Ruben  Stroshein has presented her hus-  . band with another daughter, a  delightful little bundle, but Ruben would like a son and heir.  Speculation'-"is rife as to which  will give way first, the Chapman Creek bridge, or the new  raft at Davis Bay, it's anybody's  guess, but they are both on their  way. out.  (Flash) Bernie Macleod started his school days on Tuesday  last.  Creek passed away last Saturday.  Mr. E. Kindred, who has been  a member of the Roberts Creek  community since 1923, was  stricken with a heart attack and  died on his way to hospital. Mr.  Kindred was one time janitor of  the Community Hall, and has  been living with Mr. and Mrs.  Pete Edmunds' for the past year.  The funeral was held last Monday at Gibsons.  Mr. Stuart Mclntyre has sold  his property here and left for  West Vancouver where he intends to reside in future.  Mr. Michael Jervis spent the  week-end  in Roberts Creek.  Miss M. Mclntyre will resume  her classes in violin and piano  on Monday, September 11.  The St. Aidan's Church Sunday school will re-open next  Sunday.  Other organizations starting  up after the summer vacation are  the bridge club, first meeting of  the season will be held at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. R. Cumming next Tuesday, and the  P.T.A. first meeting will be held  September 19 at the Kewpie  Kamp.  Most of Canada's local trade  unions are branches of (international organizations, either  craft or industrial, with headquarters  in  the   United  States.  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  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your   Local   Complete   Marine   Towing   Service  AGENTS:  Pender Harbour: Bill Donley���Phone: Scehelt'11S2.  Gibsons: Reg. Godfrey���Phone: Granthams 56.  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305.  Vancouver:  Phone PAcific 4553:  Night:  Kerr 6352.  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No.  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  Union Store  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES     ���  HARDWARE  DRY GOODS  TOBACCO  FRESH FRUITS  CROCKERY  FRESH" CANDY  MEATS  ���  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  CIGARETTES  FISH  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK  BACK TO SCHOOL SHOES:  Crepe and leather soled. From  �� THE  COAST NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.   11,  1950  BOWEN ISLAND  By PEARL PUNNETT  MRS   S.   RODEN    Lerizer     and  small son John, of. North Vancouver,  spent a week's vacation  with their aunt, Mrs  E. Bouts.  Miss Betty Innes was staying  with the P. Punnett's recently.  Mr James Collins visited Pemberton Meadows last week to see  his daughter and family, Mrs  Morgan Miller and Mrs T. Forg-  berg.  Things are terribly quiet  around Bowen, no daily boats  and mail three times a week only. It's good that the freight is  coming in daily by landing  barge from Horseshoe Bay or  bread and milk would be good  and stale sometimes. Hope long  before this is published that  everything will be back to normal.  Wilkie, who was away at Portland, Ox^egon, for a week, the  service at the United Church  here, was conducted by "Doctor" Tom Smith, on Sunday, Aug  24.  Mr and Mrs Tom Gifford are  leaving the Island for , Santa  Barbara, California, to take up  permanent residence there with  their daughter and son-in-law,  Mr and Mrs Geof Grayson.  On August 29 Mrs Billy James  entertained a few ladies from  the church at afternoon tea, to  wish Mrs M. Brand "au revoir"  as she is leaving for Edmonton,  Alberta, sometime in mid September to stay for the winter  with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr and Mrs J. Jamieson. Her  youngest daughter Beverley is  leaving here on Sept 2 by air so  that she will be able to attend  school on the opening day. Ronnie Farrell is also leaving Bowen  to attend high school at Vernon  and will be living with his sister  there.  In the  absence of,, Rev W.  H. On Saturday, August 26, at the  M^M^MM ���^���fMI|Hl I  Business and Professional  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING-HARDWARE  "  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  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's   Hardware  Phone  Gibson���33  ELECTRICAL WORK  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,  Fixtures, Radios  Washing Machines  Everything  Electrical.  G.E. Dealer  "   GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45 .  *  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies, Fixtures  Service  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  PLUMBING and  HEATING  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  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  REAL ESTATE  GIFT STORE  Specialist  in  Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone  37  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,   Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15  Store  Left of Post  Office  Gibsons, B.C.  TYPEWRITERS  MACHINISTS  Typewriter Sales and  Service  Agent for Remington  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WINGRAVE  Gibsons,   B.C.  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  ���Precision Machinists  ?hone 54 Res. 78  TAXI  BUILDING SUPPLIES  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service      .  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  .WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt  66  >  BUILDING NEWS  INSULATION  Paper    wrapped    batts,   per  carton of 60 square feet $4.30  POURING WOOL  Covers   40   square   feet     2"  thick. Price per bag _��� $2.10  INSULATING  WALLBOARDS  Donnacona,  Tentest,  Megan-  tic,   Insul   Board.    Price  per  4x8 sheet    $2.45  ROLL  BRICK SIDING  Asphalt  base.   1   roll   covers  50 sq. ft.   Red and buff. Per  roll   .__!  $3.60  Stone grey    .'.  $3.85  Cement, Gravel,   Sand  Cement mixer for rent    ^  Plumbing  and electric   supplies and services.  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  BILL'S  TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  BilJ Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  TAXI  SIR?  call  Bill   Hunter  Sechelt  48  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt, B.C.  Ryerson Church, Vancouver, a  very pretty wedding was solemnized by the Rev George Turpin  between Muriel Hutchinson,  daughter   of  Mr  and   Mrs   J.   L.  Hutchinson   of  Vancouver,     and  Gordon Harding, third son of Mr  and   Mrs   Douglas   Harding     of  Bowen Island. The bride's gown  was white satin with nylon yoke  and    lily   pointed  sleeves.     The  hem   of   the  hooped   skirt    was  caught up   with  satin  bows,  revealing rows of imported French  lace  on  the underskirt.   A   tiara  of seed  pearls held    the     full-  length   tulle   veil.   Her   bouquet  was red roses,  white  carnations  and stephanotis.  The  bride's sister Beverley was maid of honor  and  wore  yellow   organdy   over  yellow  taffeta. Mrs Ken Hewitt,  the   groom's   sister,    as     bride's  matron   wore  green taffeta,  and  Mrs   Fay   Schachter   as     bridesmaid   also  wore   green,    taffeta.  Their  velvet floral  halos   toned  with their frocks.  Their flowers  were  contrasting   colored   gladioli.   Little   Carol  Henderson    as  flower  girl wore pale  blue   organdy   with  pink   carnations   in  her hair and the basket she carried.   Best man was  Mr   Barrie  Tait,  and Mr Cairns Torbet and  Mr   Ernest  Hutchinson   ushered.  A reception was held at the Hollies,   where  a  large number   of  friends gathered to wish the happy couple a long and happy life  together.   They flew to   Yellow-  point, Vancouver Island for   the  honeymoon,   the bride travelling  in a pink suit and hat to match  with navy   accessories. On  their  return   they ��� will     make     their  home in Burnaby. The  wedding  gifts were numerous and useful.  Mr and Mrs Billy Glenn and  their two children from Seattle  were recent visitors with the  former's mother, Mrs Mary  Glenn.  Mr and Mrs Douglas Harding  and son Lloyd are vacationing at  Lasqueti Island, staying with  Mrs Peter Torbet,' a former resident of Bowen Island.  Congratulations to Ruth' and  Gerry Ray on the arrival of a  daughter, Penny Anne, on August 18 at the Vancouver General  Hospital. ,.  Mrs   Sam   Kinniston   has   her  nephew   Harry  Ashcroft. staying  ���for a visit. Harry is stationed in  the   Army   at   Winnipeg  and    is  home on three week's leave.  Mr and Mrs Eric Harding and  young sons Trevor, Raymond,  and Glen, have gone to live in  Alaska. They left here on Sept  5 and were motoring to Seattle  and going from there by plane  to Anchorage. Happy landings  folks and good luck in your new  venture.  The Evergreen Stables put on  a gymkhana on Sept 3, a lovely  day and quite a good turnout.  Mr and Mrs Eric Cardinall and  daughter Shawn, returned to  their home in North Vancouver  on Labor Day after staying at  Bowen   for   the summer.  The Bowen Inn and the Tea  Rooms closed on Labor Day for  another season.  We are now back to winter  schedule, boats and mail Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays.  Mr  and Mrs Billy James have  MATURED  AND  BOTTLED  IN  ENGLAND  LEM HART,  ROYAL NAVY  This advertisement is not published  or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of  British Columbia. <  USEFUL as well as ornamental on CBS-TV's "Pantomime Quiz" is Sandra Spence.  who helps keep- scores of opposing teams in the popular  guessing game.  gone to Seattle for a week's vacation.  Mrs M. Brand left by plane on  Sept 10 for Edmonton to stay  with her daughter for the winter  months.  Mr and Mrs Claude Pidgeon  were staying here for the long  week-end.  "Glendalough"  GUESTS holidaying at "Glendalough" for the Labor Day  week-end were: Mr. and Mrs.' J.  Broth, Mrs. Dorothy Worthington, Miss Elish Worthington, Miss  Doris Demmery, Miss Glen Pub-  low, Miss Ruth Landsburg, Miss  Clover Stevenson, Miss Rena  Perkis, Miss Thelma Jones, Miss  Alice Mill, Miss Agnes Jollymore,  Miss Mildred Walker, Miss Betty  Walker, Miss Janet Milne, Miss  Barbara Milne, Miss Dorothy  Dunster, Mr. and Mrs. Harry  Hutchinson, Mr. Bob Muir.,e  The hand tooled leather bag  made by Rev. Father- O'Dwyer  which' Mrs. Jack Mayne kindly  bought to raffle for the St. Vincents Mission was won by a guest  staying at Glendalough over the  holidays. The ticket number ���  was 271 and the name Miss  Clover Stevenson. Miss Elish  Worthington drew the lucky  number Labor Day. A little over  $50 was realized on the raffle.  Use The Coast News Ad Briefs.  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  *  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  ��he ���oast News  < LASSI I I  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  LOST:.  ONE LADY'S hat, winter white,  with    black    ostrich    feathers.  Mrs.   Rossmith.     Phone   Gibsons  981. 2873-1  rWs ACRES 2 minutes walk from  wharf. Light and water  available. Assessed at $450, will  sell  for same. Write T. Bond,  1530 E.  8th,  Vancouver. 2872-6  AT ROBERTS Creek, 5-room  house with large kitchen, fireplace, also 2 partially finished  rooms, . hot and cold water,  plumbing. 1.84 acres with creek  through it. Apply Mrs. Galliford, Stratford Camp, 3290  Maple, Vancouver; 1  WANTED       '. ~ '        "  SMALL stock or English saddle  to fit 12-hand pony; with girths,  stirrups and cinches; also driving harness the same size. Box  12 Coast News. 7  FOR SALE: ~  PUMPING unit, centrifugal  pump and 4% h.p. Wisconsin  engine in good condition. Pumps  20 gals, per minute. Ideal for  logging camps or private water  system, $175. R. F. Whitaker.  Wilson  Creek, B.C.- 2863-5  CHEAP ���   Five  hundred'   feet  new  No.   one   edge   grain   fir  flooring,   2 Vz"..' Forty   gal.  drum  with valve. Phone Hopkins 73W.  2862-4  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 hou sekeeping  ��� cabing, July, August and September," $17.50 per week, $60 per  month, including linen and fuel  Sechelt Inn, phone Sechelt 17.  v        ���   - . 2735-47  PERSONAL���      '        .    .   '    ��� "  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  iSpecify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  .      -       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 SALE:  150-FOLDING  hardwood-chairs: )  for quick sale, $3. C. P. Ballentine,   Gibsons. 2873-1  WANTED. : ".-.  ONE .30.30  or   .303  or   .30   U.S.  rifle.    Hunter's    Guest    House.  Phone  Granthams   63. 2871-1  FOR- RENT: ~  WYNKEN and Blynken ���. One  2 and one 3-room suite. Plumbing, electricity, $18 per month.  Available now. Apply J. W. Inglis, Horseshoe Bay. * Phone  Whytecliff  3201. 2870-1  LEGAL:  SEALED tenders for the General  Contract including all trades  endorsed "Tender for two-room  Elementary School at Roberts  Creek" for the erection and completion of the above described  building will be received by the  Secretary, School District No. 46  (Sechelt), Gibsons, B.C;, on or  before 12 o'clock noon Saturday,  September * 30, 1950.  Working drawings and specifications will be available at the  office of the Architect, Harold  Cullerne, 325 Howe Street, Vancouver, B.C., after 4 p.m. Thursr  day, September 7, 1950. A deposit of twenty-five dollars is required for each set of plans and  specifications and will be returned on receipt of same in  good order. .  A certified cheque for five per  cent (5%) of the tender submit  ��ted must accompany each and  every tender and shall be forfeited if the party tendering declines to enter into Contract  when called upon to do so. On  award and signing of the Contract/ the successful tenderer  shall furnish to the Board of  ' School Trustees a surety bond of  fifty percent (50%) of the Contract price. On receipt of this  bond the certified cheque submitted with the tender will be  returned.     ' ,  The Board of School Trustees  and the Department of Education reserve the right to reject  any- or all tenders without explanation. No tender having any  aualifying clauses will be' considered.  HAROLD   CULLERNE,  Architect,  For the Board of School Trustees,  School  District No. .46 (Sechelt),  Gibsons, B.C.  Dated this 5th day of Septem-L  ber, 1950, at Vancouver, B.C. __aaiiaBa_tt_-tf___iBj^^  im_��B-m  ��ver As_c Yourself .  WHAT IS  BA  GA  Printed   Letterheads  Printed  Envelopes  A bargain is not usually found under any kind of pressure or  impulse buying. And a bargain is not always what it seems.  In printing, for instance, even though you might shave prices  five or ten percent by shopping all over the city, you might  find that your economy was a bit costly.  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.  Dodgers,   Programs  Sales  Bills  Our commercial printing department gives good service at  fair prices. It is an important part of our newspaper business.  The more business we can do with you, the better our newspaper can serve you.  Why not give us an opportunity to do your next printing?  Folders,   Price   Lists  Color Printing  Commercial Printing Dept  m  Phone Gihsous  WEDDING  INVITATIONS  Social   Stationery  Blank  Envelopes  v Printed  Envelopes  AU   sizes  and  styles  Paper  of  all  Qualities  and all sizes  RUBBER STAMPS  for any  purpose  Order from Us  iwsat&BaBLmsmwiLmmMLmMkmm 8  THE COAST NEWS, Monday,  Sept.  11,  1950  MARRIED 50 YEARS is the happy record of Mr and Mrs  Alfred Edward Genower, West Sechelt. Surrounded  by grandchildren and many friends who helped to celebrate the first Golden Wedding for many years in Sechelt,  Mr and Mrs Genower find that life is still full of excitement and thrills. They were married in St John's Church,  HaJJoway, London, in 1900. One-time JP here, Mr Genower served as Captain-Paymaster with the 158th Battalion from Vancouver, during the First Great War. They  have two children, Cyril in Vancouver and Mrs Wally  Berry in Sechelt. There are seven grandchildren and three  great grandchildren.  r  WHEN  N NEED OF  MOBILIZED   WELDING  or  MARINE WAYS  PHONE  Haddock's Engineering  Pender Harbour 9S  Machine Shop Service and  Hardware  11 ,riii h:ii um 4  transportation  MONDAY ��� WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  DOORS CLOSE 4 p.m  tfOt  Three freight trips weekly from Vancouver. Covered barge leaves foot of Roger  St. for Gibsons  Agent Reg Godfrey  Granthams   56  "CHISHOLM"  Cabinet Radio-Phonograph  Junior and Senior High School  Students of British Columbia���If you  can write a 250 word essay, you may  win this grand Radio-Phonograph.  Your choice of other fine prizes if you  don't want the radio. Full details about  the contest, free literature to help you  -get started and complete prize list...  sent on receipt of your name and  address printed on the form below.  Mail   it   now   before   you   forget!  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 all to/to live  in this great province. 2-50  "MSRSBB"1  CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'N. (WESTERN BRANCH)  805 Dominion Bldg.     -     Vancouver, B.C.  Send Contest Information and Literature to:  I  I  I   Name .���.   I  |   Address  ...  1  MORE ABOUT . . .  Between You 'n Me  (Continued, from Page 1).  mam for improving their city.  Yet that same council will sit  ^back and beef about lack of'-publicity and urge everyone to get  out and sell North Vancouver.  We know the assessor, by his  oath ip sworn to evaluate according to a set of rules. It's not  his fault. But it certainly is the  council's fault for not allowing  a tremendous reduction when  they sit as court of revision.  I never thought North Van  would be heartless enough to  practically break a man for living in a normal $110 tax area. We  would suggest this type of taxation is OK when it is aimed at  restricting, like the area where  the mayor lives now or where  Archie lives but hardly in a normal working class  district.  If Alderman Christie McDevitt  wants to use his influence as a  newspaper man and city father,  here would be one good chance.  Excuse me now ... I don't feel  well.  May we point out a small matter to the lady who wrote in saying: she thought we were trying  to be insulting when we mentioned her husband recently in  this column. There is never any  doubt about our being insulting.  When we are, which to date has  been never���at least in this column ��� there will not be any  doubt.  * We mentioned her husband  because he is well known here  as a man of habit and well liked  by all who know him. He is  good "copy" for any column of  this nature and as far as we were  concerned any mention of the  gentleman in question was made  with a smile of pleasure in  knowing him.  That was not an apology, just  a statement of our view on the  matter.  Local Girl Wed  In Vancouver  CAIRNS Hall, the smart appearing log building on Main Street  between 32nd and 33rd Avenues,  was the unique setting for nuptials, which united Rita Lucille  Fletcher, only daughter of Mr,  W. Fletcher of Wilson Creek, and  Robert Lee Macleod, youngest  son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Macleod  of Vancouver and Wilson Creek  on Saturday last. Officiating was  the Rev. Burg Holder of Mountain View church.  The bride was given in marriage by her father, Mr. W. Fletcher. Miss Eve Bradshaw was  the bridesmaid, while Mr.  George Meswitch acted as best  man. ^ After the ceremony and in  the same hall, about 40 guests  sat down to refreshments, including a three-tier wedding  cake. Mr. Harry Rivett gave the  toast to the happy couple.  Dancing was enjoyed and  musical items rendered to complete the evening. The bride and  groom left later for a honeymoon  trip to Seattle.  Mr. and Mrs. Macleod will  make their home in Vancouver  where Mr. Macleod is employed  in the contract department of  Woodward's department store.  A cablegram of congratulations  from relatives of the Macleod  family in far away Scotland was  handed to the groom a few minutes after the marria'ge ceremony  had taken place.  Mrs A. Hamilton  Wins Kin Draw  GIBSONS ��� Mrs.   A.  Hamilton,  814 West 12th Avenue, was  the lucky winner of the $50 merchandise Kinsman monthly raffle. ��  Ticket was drawn during the  show intermission at Bal's Hall,  by young George Larson.  Money from the draw goes toward helping Kinsmen help kiddies. All proceeds are turned  back into the community in the  way of swings, teeter totter;s or  other types. of entertainment  equipment.  Buy your monthly raffle ticket. It is a good habit for doing  good.  Canada's population increased  most rapidly at the time of the  American Revolution, the Irish  famine, the building of t'iie Canadian railways and the ppening  of the  Canadian  west.  Friends Help  Golden Wedding  SECHELT���Among friends who  helped Mr. and Mrs. A. E.  Genower celebrate their golden  wedding anniversary were Mrs.  W. B. Billingsley, Mr. and Mrs.  W. Allan, Mrs. A. Gibbons, Mrs.  W. Elliott, Mrs. C. Phillips, Mrs.  H. May of Vancouver, Miss Lorraine Ross, Frank French, Mrs.  Uttley, Mr. and Mrs. L. McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Henderson, Mrs. Frank French, three  grandchildren, Jean Berry, Mrs.  Alec Gibson and little Katherine  Berry.  Mr. Genower was instrumental  in organizing Branch 140 Canadian Legion and was first president of the unit. Mrs. Genower  was a charter member of the  ladies' auxiliary to the same  branch.  Their seven grandchildren in- .  elude Muriel Genower, Jean  Berry, Mae Berry (Mrs. McMullen), Pat Berry (Mrs. Alec Gibson), and Gwen, Betty and  Catherine at home, also three  great grandchildren, Carol Ann,  William Douglas and Patrick  John' McMullen all of Port Arthur.  *  ��� AWAY, RIO!  We're bound for the Rio Grande,  And azcay, Rio ! aye, Rio !  Singfarc-yc-wcll, my bonny young gel,  For we're bound for the Rio Grande /  For over a century Lamb's Navy  has been the call of those who know  good rum. Smooth and mellow, it  is matured, blended and bottled in  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Navy Rum:  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.      ���'���'  + An old sea shanty  I  NOTICE  Bids, in sealed envelopes, marked "Egmont School  and Teacherage," will be received by the undersigned  till 1 o'clock p.m. on Monday, October 2, 1950, for  the purchase of Block 2, District Lot 4761, situate at  Egmont, B.C., and buildings thereon.  The highest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted.  MRS. ANNE BURNS,  Secretary-Treasurer,  School District No. 46 (Sechelt),  Gibsons^ B.C.  ���M  INSULATE  NOW  MAKE YOUR HEATING COUNT THIS  WINTER  Loose fill for your  ceiling  Easily applied  Wall Insulation in Batts  15x24 and 15x48  WESTROC WOOL GYPROC WOOL  ZONOLITE  REMEMBER -~ Only the "well-to-do" can afford an  un-insulated house  Phone Gibsons 53  "The Lumber Number"


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