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 ��fcmac��s~�����fg  IFE!  GIBSONS. Mrs L Flumerfelt  won first prize in the Kinsmen  monthly draw amounting 'to  $25 in merchandise.  Second prize of $15 in merchandise went to Dave Bates  of Grantham's Landing While  ���the third of $10 went, to A.K.  Wright  of Roberts Greek.  Draw was held during the  show  at Ball's' Hall,  Friday.  LEGION  XMAS PARTY  evening  \ A VERY enjoyable  ' ��� was spent, by about forty  ' children of Veterans families,  ; in Gibsons Legion hall. Supper  '. was first on the agenda, then  \. came the Christmas tree, with  clowns, and fairies, with treats  I and presents for all children  ij-there.  |,; Ladies of the Legion, were  instrumental- in. giving the children   this   annual   yearly   en-  VON NOVEMBER  REPORTS ARE IN  Total visits made, 114, Nurs-  ^ ing ease visits; 88. Medical and  ^surgical  29.   and   35   chronic  j: cases.   Instructional ^visits-26^  Full pay visits 4. Part pay 21.  |      Two   clinics   held   at   the  '/Indian Residential School. ���;���������  I    Just a  little  reminder, that  the Nurse is on^ duty, at   all  .times, and no matter who the  I patient, pay or no pay, she is  iat your service.;~ ���l.'.,/-y.tL ������,' .'  STORMS DAMAGE  TWO NEW WHARVES  JSECHELT. This community's  1 wharf llias been deelalred  [dangerous to traffic, following  .removal of six piling from  Sbelow the main deck.      -  I Recent stprms have taken  fftheir toll at Roberts Creek  |wharf also. During recent in-  jspection of the causeway, once  jbraced by enormous boulders,  one man fell through the highway proper, narrowly escaping  a slip into the water.  s The boulders had been displaced by the action of the  fwater resulting in the roadway proper being undermined.  Roberts Creek wharf is still  'being used for freight boats  'which call there,, but Sechelt  ji wharf is out of use nutil fur-  pther repairs have been made..  \    Both   wharfs   have   recently  (been  completely  rebuilt.  '���X  ^nosjV^  r.*^  \  Published, by ���The Coast News, Gibsons, B.C.  VoL No 4 -m.  Gibsons B.C. Thursday       January 4. 1951.  TIMBER FORlMANY GENERATIONS  5c r>er co"  V  ^  iK  *F  *ail.  Photo By  C.G.  Ballentine  H U N D R E D S 0 F Y E A R S L 0 G GIN G  YET FOR SECHELT PENINSULA  PORT MELLON SOLD  ' '     \���     ���  '^     rar ��� By  BILL SUTHERLAND.  GIBSONS. Rumours and suggestions that the Sechelt Peninsula  has been logged out are some what premature and certainly  not according to facts which present themselves to even the most  casual investigator.  Logging can yet continue on the spit of land between Port  Mellon and Pender Harbour for many hundreds of years..  GIBSONS. Port Mellon, paper pulp producing town on this  Peninsula;, has been sold en block to Canada Forests  Company Ltd, according- to word released just prior to press  time. Sorg Pulp and Papr Company were previous owners.  Details of the deal, which will open up the plant, >re  meager but it is believed $3 million was the amount involved  in the transfer. Ten million dollars will be spent ind^velop-  D&te; of commencement of operation nas nbt 3^;b(B���n  released but it is known that several months yill be needed  to put the present plant in operation following its years  of disuse. '��� .-.���������'���  According to previous information and promises from the  Minister, the road to the revived townsitei will be built  "immediately". -: t  This summer a walking survey was made of proposed  changes in the present line, by Bruce Cartright, district  engineer.  Some clearing and extension work was then done on the  present surveyor's line by-a crew of men.  Further information will be forthcoming in the next issue  of this paper. ~  Possibly much more of the  forest product can be utilized  in the very near future. By  means of ctiippers, much of  what is now waste under present! methods of transporting  to the mill, can be utilized,.  This means that our forests  will  produce ^;&s��� much. <as^5>0  month, mhis is sufficient to  keep Gibsons back door operations going for ever.  Forest management licences,  that   most  cbntencious   of   all  logging questions, will, despite  the outcome of present plans,  , assure tnmber aaid forest pro-  percent^ ���mb^Smerchantabl^  produce than it does now.  This would mean our forests  are increasing in value instead  of lessening, as is now the  common  belief.  There is probably 35 million  board feet of timber cut every  year on what we call the  Sechelt Peninsula. This, under  present methods, is slated to  continue  for  many  years  yet.  It is estimated Port Mellon  will take between 3 and 4  million   feet   of   timber   every  GUMMING HEADS  CREEK ASSOCIATION  ROBERTS CREEK Robert  Gumming was elected president of the reorganized Improvement Association which  recently held a revival meeting  Other officers include, Charles  Hall, secretary, 'and K^ith  (continued  on page  5)  FUTURE PROGRAM FOR THE  VILLAGE WILL BE HEAVY  GIBSONS. "Plans for the future of our newly enlarged village  will have to depend entirely on the sequence of priority and  the amount of money to hand. We intend to inauguarate new  ideas and we will definetely have to survey the whole of the  village in order to find out it's most pressing needs.  NESTMAN HEADS NEW  VILLAGE COMMISSION  GIBSONS. Commissioner Mrs E Nestman was elected chairman  of Village Council at the first regular meeting of the new year.  William Skellett will head the Road Committee, a job he held  last year, while James Hall was named chairman of the Water  Committee.  Harley C Anderson the man  who topped the pnl],-wrU be in  charge of -Health,' Building,  and the Fire Protection Committee  for the coming year.  jNew council will place the  problem of Gower Point Road  in the lap of B.M. Maelntyre,  M.L.A., in an effort to having  'the thoroughfare put. in shape  prior to accepting the reclassification proposed by. the  Department of Public Works.  Under the Victoria scheme  the Gower Point Road would  be classed as a secondary one  with the village beins: charged  for 60 percent of the upkeep.  Council felt there was little  hope of having the highway-  classed as a primary or arterial one.- It will lean all its  efforts toward having the government put it in shape before  signing on the dotted line.  In this manner Commission  Chairman Mrs E Nestman summed up next year's planning  for the Village of Gibsons.  In an interview, Mrs Nestman  pointed to the advent of the  car ferry and its effect on the  villager Traffic hazardjs will  also develope from this, "as  well as some of the good  things",,   she   said.  The new Chairman made  a several point program which  will  . include.  1. Water planning.. The survey  to be, made in the "very near  future",, will have this primarily   in   mind.  2. Rulings on construction,  sanitation and fire will be  "rigidly enforced". Construction of the future will have to  conform to the "betterment1  plan".  .       ���'   .  3. A new truck will be bought  for the Water and Road-committees.  4. A full time employee will  be hired by the village who  will be charged with application of plans proposed for both  the   above   committees.  "Regarding the second proposal", Mrs Nestman said,  Commissioner Harlev Anderson  will have authority to enforce  many of our building and sanitation regulations which have  hitherto been left to chance."  The village is now big  enough to warrant a truck  being on full time. There is  much w^rk to be done here  now, and it is neccessary to  have someone who can be on  the job all the time. By this  means we can ' put our village  in better shape and keep it  there.  "We  will   a^so  have   viore  money coming from our share  of   the    S.S.   and   M.A.    Tax  (This   will   certainly   come   in  handy".  Burns and Jackson Logging;  Company's   plans    even    now  emibraee thoughts for production 100 years from now. This:  company,  far  from  being  the  largest     (Rotter's    operations:  are thought to be the largest.)  <can    operate,    under   present  operative   methods,   30 (miies  back  from   the   main   Sechelt  highway.  They  are now back  only nine and a half miles.  Prom the picture at the top  of this story, one can see sufficient timber to keep this one  company in operation for many  years  LS Jackson,, managing director of Burns and Jackson,  in an interview with this paper,  minced no words when forecasting the future of logging  on  this Peninsula.  From his background of logging here since  1910 he said.  "When people talk about  thiis area being jogged out,  they are talking through their  hats ".With proper planning-  and it doesn 't need much of  that even, this area between  Sechelt and Port Mellon can be  logged for hundreds of years  to come, even under improved  efficient methods than that  being used now".  "Gibsons back door is a  natural for reforestation. Without help it will replant itself,  but with planned cutting and  nurturing there is ah enormous  future for our area.  "This   is    purely   a    rough  (continued  on  page 5)  There is every reason to  believe that Gibsons and the  whole of the Sechelt Peninsula  is entering ,a new era.. It will  be up to every one of us to  get on our toes and help guide  it along in the way which will  lead to peace and progress.  If the Village Commission has  anything to do with that aim,  it will be done. The  Coast News  Thursday January 4  1951.  DON'T SLEEP NOIV  THIS IS the beginning of a new era for- the  Sechelt Peninsula..  Judging by all the signs, and there are  many, this fair area of ours bids well to outdo  even the most optimistic forecasts, of our many  optomistic residents.  News that the car ferry and all its potential,  is now in th.e offing, must well,gladden the  hearts of they among us who believe, and  especially among they who ha ye believed so  long.  It has alwaj's been contended our area  could never "produce" money on its own  excepting logging payrolls which are seasonal  and "on the way out". ���   . -  Port Mellon had stopped and tourists were  unaware of the Sechelt Peninsula and all its  glroious scenery. Iti looked for all the world  as if the world were to pass this area by and  leave us to live our lives in peace and quiet  and semi poverty.  From out of nowhere has come news that  a $3 million industry will build itself into  several more millions simply on the strength  of what the Peninsula and surrounding area  now has.  Iti is worthy of thought that this new  plan is based on what we have now, on what  we have always had, on what has been ours  '"for many many years, our scenery and aceess-  . ability to Vancouver.  The car ferry is what can well answer  our economic problem but will doubtlessly  bring many n>pre jjrpblems in its wake.  Freight shipments skould  be  easier  and  more regular aond cheaper. The large stores in  Vancouver will be able to deliver,; at least .as   ;  far as Sechelt,.and all these things must result  in a change for us.  Store owners here have little fear of what  the chain store deliveries will do to them.-Some  of the more progressive and more far seeing  merchants claim, that Vancouver store deliveries will actually aid local outfits and they are  ''tighjt.- ��� -:"������ y---r----rri'-.'- -f-.���-t-r-,.., *-;��� - .,;;--;���-- ��� '���-  ���   ���;������.: -:/. :���=.,;..���.   When this airea can give service to every  door, every day, it will bring in more people,  more families, more smaller incidental industries. It is hardly to be believed that all these  people will immediately spend 99 cents of their  dollar in Vancouver stores by means of either  phone or mail order. It is only reasonable to  believe thait people  living  on  the  Peninsula,  off the peninsula, will, everything being equal,  spend their money here, or at least a fair  portion.  This brings the question of trade increase  right back to the door of the local merchant.  Is he ready and willing to compete with the  stores in Vancouver, or will he stay independent and high priced just because he likes it  that way?.  It is up to them what course they take.  If the merchants refuse to meet Vancouver's competition, they will surely die on the  vine. If they, as some already have on the  Peninsula, sell iait a competetive price with  Vancouver and rely on increased turnover for  their means of getting a fair yearly, profit, .  then will they grow with the area, because of,  not in spite of, increased Vancouver trade.  It is a well known fact that our people are  no longer the pioneer type. They must have  service, even when they are roughing it.  If the Sechelt Peninsula on the whole is  read}- and willing to give that service.with a  smile and leave gripes to the unimaginative  "it was good enough for Dad and therefore  good enough for me", type, they.will prosper  a<nd grow strong and rich.  We seem to be always harping on about  the  various   boards  of   trade    and    Gibsons  especially which has done absolutely nothing  constructive in*the, last few years. We must  ���irepeait. /__.. ��� .->������ ���'���'���  A strong Board of Trade, alive to the  possibility of " tapping" the tourist stream  and diverting some of it in this, direction  could well be the means of making this area  well and truly solvent, wide awake and ready  to serve.  If ever the word service should be held  high for all to see it should be now. Tourists =  love it they are willing to pay good dollars  for it. Let lis give-them lots. \  If the locals do not grasp the opportunity  that is now' waiting, a stranger will come and,  do what we are either too lazy to do or too  "blind.:"'.'        -'"    ~ ':r\-A    '-v;:- ;V;' r'--  We have hit the mother lode with the  car ferry. But it will remain buried deep under  our veneer of lethargy unless we awake.  This is no time for Rip Van Winkleism.  It is the start of a new era. It is the chance  we have been waiting for.  .  Grab it now. Tomorrow is too late.  iiuf-jsa  DON'T TAKE RISKS WITH THOSE  VALUABLES YOU CANNOT REPLACE  A Safety Deposit Box at the B of M.  Costs less than Two Cents a Day  It's surprising how many possessions of real value most  of us have. There are bonds and important documents like  deeds, insurance policies and family papers. There are personal  valuables like jewellery and those, which, worth, little perhaps  in themselves, are irreplaceable because of the memories that  go with them. If you are keeping possessions such as these at  home, you.are running a constant risk of their loss through fire,  theft or just forgetfulness. Maybe not a great risk, but it is  there all the time, and it is so easy t}o do away with. For less  than two cents a day, you can give your valuables the protection  of a safety deposit box in the vault of the Bank of Montreal. Not,  surely, a very greaitj price to pay for the' peace of mind it will  bring?. Drop into the Gibsons or Sechelt branch of the B of M  when you're next that way, and ask Rudy Andrews, the accountant, to show you his "nest" of safety deposit boxes.  Advt.  s*7*4a  1  I  I  I  i  DENTAL NOTICE  A. M. LOWE, D.D.S., L.D.S.  IMMEDIATE LABORATORY SERVICE  Phone 20 H.2  s  i  I  ''k  M  A Real Bargain Counter  after season  SALE  DRESSES FROM  SLIPS FROM  ........ $1.50 --. $1.85 \  J..;;...... ;$i;50  COjMPLETE LINE OF EVERYDAY WEAR  WE ARE CLEARING THE STORE FOR NEW  STOCKJNOW IS ITHE TIME  TO  BUY  SECHELT B.C.  ' I  BARGAINS  'ft  WE HAVE COMPLETE LINES OF  MUD AND SNOW TYPE-READY NOW  Take Advantage of our wide range to keep you  car happy.  Now is the Time  NOW IS THE TIME FOR A MIDWINTER  CHECK. THESE ROADS ARE HARD ON RUBBER.  BUDGET  TERMS  MAKE IT EASY TO ENJOY SAFETY AND    *  COMFORT.  MUD - AND   GRIT   MAKE   IT  HARD DRIVING AND HARD ON KING PINS  SHACKLES, AND ALL WEARING SURFACES.  Save Money Now  Have your vehicle checked by our experts;  A COMPLETE BODY SHOP SERVICE  ELECTRIC UCEIYiM WELDING  HEATERS.RAD10S. ACCESSORIES  i n1  USE OUR BUDGET SYSTEM FOR GETTING NOW,  WHAT YOU OAlf PAY FOR LAITER.  NO 1  WILSON CREEK  NO 2  SECHELT Roberts Creek  By M.M.  REGULAR Monthly meeting  of the Canadian Legion  Branch no 219 was held at the  home of R Cumming, 14 members being present..  B.I. Smythe was admitted as  a new member, while B J  Bhaw and W Gilbert were  appointed    administrators    of  P  the  the    poppy    fund,���-Mrs  Edmunds   will   represent  Ladies  Auxiliary.  Some time ago a letter was  forwarded to our local M.L.A.  requesting the appointment of  one of the members of this  branch as Commissioner 'of  Oaths. This would be a great  help to veterans, particularly  those who are in receipt of  pensions or "War Veterans allowances. It is hoped that the  Business and Professional  ECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING  Will  call  and  buy for  cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal,- etc.  Calls made at intervals from  ' Hopkins   to   Irvines   Landing  R. H. Stroshen  Wilson  Creek  CAMERA SERVICE  Plumbing' and  Electrical  Supplies,   Fixtures,  Service  Sechelt Building  Suppies  Phone   60-  PLUMBING and HEATING  Free Camera Service  Buying. a better camera or  othfer photo equipment?  Your professional photographer will gladly advise you. Call, phone or  visit C. G. Ballentine,'  ^Bal's  Block,   Gibsons  Res.   Phone   Granthams   79W  Sunset Hardware  __GIBSONS  Registered     Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contractig  REAL ESTATE  ELECTRICAL WORK  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,   Fixtures,   Radios  WashingMachines  Everything   Electrical  Gibsons Electric  Phone   45  John  Coleridge  Agencies  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full Time Real Estate  -     . Agent  Phone Gibsons 37  TYPEWRITERS  FLORIST  Flowers   for   all   occasions  We   are -agents   for   large .  "Vancouver florists   .  Fast   service   for   weddings,  and  funerals  Jack Mayne>  Phone   Sechelt   24     or   write  P.O.   Box   28  Typewriter   Sales   and  "'"'"" ""."'     Service c      -���   ���  Agent  for  Remington  For   Fast.     Accurate   Service  See  Colin Wingrave  Gibsons.  B.C.  TAXI  GENERAL HAULING  Gravel,      Lumber,     Contract  Hauling  GARBAGE   DISPOSAL  .,   SERVICE  Weekly    or    Monthly    rates.  Freight   and   .Express   ������.  - "Delivery  UNION   STEAMSHIPS  Sechelt,  Phone 22  Peninsnl&     Cahs  24-Hour  Service  2   Phones   -   2   Cabs  WILSON   CREEK   and  SELMA   PARK  Phone Sechelt 66  Taxi Sir ?  call  BILL  HUNTER  Sechelt  48  GIFT STORE  TRANSFERS-TRUCKS  Headquarters   for  Wool,  Notions,   Cards,   Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  . .  Gibsons  5-10-15 Store  Left of Post Office.  Gibsons, B.C.  Hansen Transfer  GENERAL   CARTAGE  Phone   Sechelt  28  Sechelt,   B.C.  MACHINISTS  WOOD  Hills Machine Shop  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere   --anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 541 * Res. 58  SNOW COMING?  Get your fuel while  we can move around.  Phone Ran Vernon  Gibsons 7 L  HARDWARE  5  WANTED  KNOWT.ES  SERVICE  HARDWARE    ���,,.  Builder's Hardware  Phone 33 .... Gibsons B.C..  Paint.  Plumbing  Appliances  Complete   Installation  Maintenance   Service  '    DELIVERIES  TO  ALL  POINTS  Wanted  Shake Blanks,   Shakes,  Shingle   Bolts   number   1  Cedar   Logs   Delivered  or as is"  Write or Phone  7.L Halfmooh Bay. Sechelt 22  Steve   Terepoeki.  -Attorney-Grenci'als Department  will be pleased to make the  appointment at an early date.  Balance of the money lei't  over from the previous Christmas Tree fund, held in trust  by the Branch���will be turned  over to Mrs A Newton for the  benefit of. pupils from Elphin-  stone and East Roberts Creek  schools.  Discussion regarding the  condition of the Hall and lower,  roads came up, and as usual,  the Department of Public  Works maintained they fcire  secondary roads. The matter  of repairs is being considered.  It is the intention of this  branch to press for better  roads for this  community.  Considerable ' correspondence,  was received from the Provincial Command regarding  Legion matters which were too  lengthy to be read at thevmeet-  ing. Any members wishing to  peruse this correspondence are  requested to contact the secretary. -  Annual meeting and election  of officers for the coming year  will be held at the home of'  E.J. Shaw (lower road) on  Friday, January 12, 8 p.m.  All members are urged to  attend.  (These notes are by 'the  courtesy of the secretary Mr  W  Gilbert).  The various Christmas and  New Year festivities at the  Creek were well attended and  very successful.  The blanket raffle, drawn  for at the V.O.N, dance, was  won by Mrs E Carlson and Mrs  Curtis.  Childrens pageant, given  under the auspices of the P.  T.A. on December 21 was one  of the most attractive spectacles ever staged in the community. The children played  their respective parts with  great aplomb, while staging  and costumes made a wonderful show....  Another    highly    successful  affair was the New Years Eve'  WE LEAD  THE HARBOUR WITH.  Dry Goods i  China  New, Fresh Supplies  A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  \  Now, the wind blows bard  from the east-nor'-east  Our ship she sails ten knots at least  Huzza, we're homeward bound!  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.  J  This advertisement is not- published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  I  I  I  ~The Coast News  Thursday  January  4  1951  dance sponsored by the Hall  Board. This was voted one of  the best attended and best  conducted ever seen in the  district. The music on this  occasion was supplied by the  Melody Makers.  One of our old time residents  Mrs Stevens on the Lower  Road, died on December 15.  The funeral was held from  the house, Mr Beavan officiating.  Mrs J Thomas of Beach  Avenue is in a city hospital to  which she was removed shortly  before Christmas ,latest reports  are that she is making satisfactory progress.  Mr and Mrs Colin Cameron  celebrated their Golden Wedding at the home of friends in  Vaxicouver on December 27.  Their many friends here will  join in wishing them the heartiest congratulations.  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  Power Saw  HONING  FACTORY GROUND  Every Type  of Round  Tooth  Expertly  Honed  ED GREEN  Wilson Creek  jm  HASSAN.S  Pender  Harbour,   B.C.  The   Old-Established  General Store  SUPPLYING FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS  Latest in Novelties and  Toys  FISH   BUYERS  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical  Refrigeratior  Fresh Deliveries on Hanc  Always  Steer For  HASSAN'S  LANDING!  Midway South Shore  CCAL  Order Your Winter's Supply  NOW  ��� All Types and Sizes ��� New Low Prices ���  R. M. INGLIS  Phone Gibsons 50  WANTED  Applications are invited for the position of maintenance  man and supervisor of buildings. Duties will include  supervision of janitors {and transportation. Applicant  must have knowledge of blueprint and be completely  familiar with all phases of construction work. Applicant  must provide his own truck.  Salary $3000.00 per annum with allowance for travelling.  Please apply to the undersigned on or before January 6,  1951,   in   writing,   giving   full   particulars ^regarding  experience, age, references etc.  Mrs. Ann�� Bums,  Secretary-Treasurer,  School District No 46 (Sechelt)  GIBSONS, B.C.  f  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS:���  Pender  Harbour:  Bill  Donley���Phone:   Sechelt   11S2  Gibsons.  Reg.   Godfrey���Phone:   Granthams  56  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver:   Phone  PAcifie  4558;   Night:  KErr.   635.  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No.  1"  ��� especially equipped fo:  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Log Towing Scow Towing Pile Drivim  Dredging "Wharf and Float Construction ���'  Breakwater   Construction Marine  Salvag;  Salvage Pumps  1 ^rtie~CoasTi\rewsrT^^  Glances  By Robert  Burns  Probably the most import-  nt devolopement, as respects  e community as a whole,,  is the extension of bound--  ies made in October, 1950.  lis was the culmination of  veral years of discussion,  irked perhaps by more frust-  tion, exasperation and polit-  1 manoeuvring than had ever  ;ended a similar venture in  is Dominion. The land area  the Village now consists of  strict Lots 685 and 686,  uprising 290 acres, while the  lindanes extend seaward one  >usand: feet, giving a water  3a of 212 acres. This latter  of little importance in most  pects, but it does remove  tain technicalities of juris-  :tion.  Another very important gain  ring recent 3rears is in pre-  ration for1 fire ��� fighting,  ring the hungry thirties  was possible to get some  y rudimentary fire-fighting  lipment, and a small group  men did some training.  With   the    advent  of    war,  **Cf��U*  ROYAL NAVY  MERARARUM  Jvertisement is not published or displayed  Liquor Control Board or by ihe Govern-  >f British Columbia.  many    of    these   ��� men    went  into  the  services  or into  war  work, and very few were left  here  capable  of fire - fighting  activity. Since the war ended a  group   have   again 'taken   up  the work, have formed a volunteer   fire   brigade,   holding  frequent training sessions, and  have shown in actuaf emergencies a high standard of efficiency and promptness in respond-  inng to calls. In addition, the  members of the Brigade undertook to do free of charge the  work  of  building a  fire  hall,  which is now well on the road  to completion.  The results of twenty .- one  years of trials and tribulations, efforts and frustations,  then, would seem to be somewhat  as,   on  the   credit  side:  1. A water supply systm capable of supplying somewhat  more than present demand,  and with more developement  of supplying considerably  more.  2. Service mains in place to  supply all parts of the original  Village.  3. A (for the present) adequate    municipal    accomodation  office with enough equipment  to get by.  4. Access to all properties in  the original Village.  5. Ownership of real estate and  fore-shore leases with market  value much in excess of the  book value.  6. Several thousand dollars in  liquid assets.  7. Goob credit rating, with outstanding' debenture debt more  than covered by liquid assets.  8. A new and excellent fire  hall nearly completed, with a  first-class  fire  brigade.  And on the debit side:  1. Need of early expenditure  of money in further developement of present water supply,  and planning for more water  in the future.  2. . Immediate   need   of  heavy ������  expenditure   in   water  service ���  mains and fire hydrants in the  area added to the Village.  3 Need of expenditure on  roads and lanes in the original  Village, and very heavy expenditure in the new area, par- .�����  ticularly D.L. 685,  4. No adequate fire-fighting  equipment on hand, 'and many  risky situations throughout  ithe municipality. ;  So much for,past and present.  NATIONAL FILM BOARD  The National Film Board's film program for the Sechelt  irea this month offers exciting subjects of interest to  >yery member of the family. There are closeups on the  riggest Hydro-electric development since Niagara, there  s drama in ON STAGE, there are thrills in the film on  larness racing. There is a film too about Eskimos for  he children.  )f particular interest is the film LOOK TO THE;  TOREST. The forests are wardens of Canadian water  eserves. Hack away the trees, and rivers dry up and  he green farm lands turn to dust. The film shows what  sre are doing with the forests - here aiding growth,  here slashing towards ruin. Our greatest natural heritage  rill vanish unless conservation is practised by all.  . ���   '���'' V  Other films are:EYE WITNESS No 15  ON STAGE  HOW TO BUILD Atf IGLOO  SILKS AND SULKIES  Jh,  ese films will be shown as follows:  uamish - January 1 - January 7.  Bowesn Island - January 8 - January 12  Gibsons ���- January 13 - January 20  Sechelt -' January 21 - January 26  |a  ^T^^SSIflfi^^^f^Sfli^^T^^  |BSivTgg33M  ���vvnaTrorTne'iurureTr-rnau-wiii  probably depend on the degree  of   informed    and    intelligent  interest    and    action   by   the  electorate.   It   has   been   said  with  perhaps   as  much   truth  as cynicism that the weakness  of   the   democratic   process   is  that .the people get the kind of  government they deserve.  Sometimes,   but  seldom,   they  may get better than they deserve.  Be  that  as  it  may,   it  seems probable that if the electors will carefully study the  problems   to   be   surmounted,  will select officers with regard  to both willingness and ability  to serve the public in responsible  posts,   and   will   support  such officers with knowledge  and understanding, the community should continue to make  progress. But if large- numbers  of the most able people of the  district fail to do these things,  if  officers  are "selected  on  a  basis  of religous,  political  or  racial .preference,   if  officers  are to be subjected to constant  ill-informed and unconstructive  criticism    so    'that    desirable  people will refuse to serve the  public, if civic government  is  to degenerate to.rule by pressure groups, then the community will go backward, will fail  to  attract   forward   -   looking  people,    and    will   become    a  dumping    ground    for sore -  heads  and  persons   of  frust-  1his and That  By  E.   NESTMAN  WELL FOLKS, when you  start reading this, you Tl no  dought be sick to death of the  phraase "Happy New Year'-,-  but I could not let this go by,  without adding my little wish,  to the faithful few, who do  read my column, and tell me  about it. To them and to all,  I sincerely wish you A Peaceful  and   very   Happy  New   Year.  Nowthats off my chest, T  haad better get down to business, dashing, madly home from  shopping today, met the Boss,  greeting me with, "wheres  your copy", you know we have  a paper to get out this week.  rated egos. In that case many  of those now here, who have  put in years of work, would  be well-advised to abandon,  their local hopes, sell up, and  get out while the getting is  good.  ROBERT BURNS.  ~wirere~Tias~tne"Time~ gone77~nie  up to my neck tonight, yes  Saturday night, 9 pm, doing  my washing, getting the food  ready for the Kinsmen's big  do, some white shirts to iron,  for my number one, and two  sons, to go stepping out in,  and wondering what we will  have for Sundays dinner, as  Mondays vis already taken care  of. ���  It's a great life, I often wonder why my day seems so short  Oh well, we know we wouldn't  be happier any other way,  although.I have made one New  Years resolution, that I firmly  resolve to cook my Christmas  .turkey, day before Christmas  next year, and have it cold,  I stayed by that stove all  Christmas day and spent half  ���the night washing dishes, didn't" get out to vinsit anyone,  I didn't dare, as I had so much  to do.  Next year if we are spared,  it's sure going to be different.  Twelve of us sat down to  Christmas    dinner,    and    our  (Continued on page  5)  Flowers for All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  -,< ���. .   ���!  0 MORROW  In a world fraught with unrest, the economic, social and political  stability of Canada has been outstanding in the post war era. Consideration of the facts cannot but lead to the conclusion that the!  coming years hold promise of ever greater development in this country  of ours. It was once said that "the twentieth century belongs tc<  Canada", and after a slowish start, it appears that this promise is  well on its way to fulfilment.  In British Columbia, developement of our natural resources and their  extension into secondary industrial fields continues. Private enterprise, working hand in hand with government, is sweeping away the  inheren.1 difficulties and building a new economy based on the  utilization and prservatiQn of resources for the greatest benefit of all.  Development on,the scale envisioned can be attained only to the  extent that we show our beHef in, our, destiny. And with this in view,  the economic and social growth of the Provincei is being encouraged  by the efforts of its government. The developments in road and railr  transport facilities, hydro-eilectric power, land settlement and  indusrial research are being pushed forward. Social changes, too  are being carried forward in health, welfare and education and many  other ways. Without these, >:onomic advance alone is of ''*?JtIe real  value.:'. ..'.. ���... ��������� . v  All this cannot be done without expenditure of large capital sums,  and it is the long term plan of your government to provide those  facilities so necessary to the cont'nued economic and social progress  of our land. With sound financial management all this is being  accomplished without great burden on the people of British Columbia  The cost of capital expansion is best illustrated by the per capita.;  debt figures which show the; decreasing, burden cf developement upon  the people of this Province.  YEAR  V 1,933  I 1941  ' 1945  f 1949  NET DEBT  PER CAPITA  $190.82  177.71  137.67  131.15  INTEREST CHARGES  PER CAPITA  ��� *' $ 11.02  <*.42  V 6 27  s     . 5.82  DiPARTMENT OF FINANCE  'rovince Of British Columbia  Herbert Anscoinab,  Minister.  !���������  ��� ���; .*��� '  . \\9i .-. . -U .-���-��� -    - -��� ���  HOB LOGGING  (continued)  guess", he said, "but I think  it will take three months before Port Mellon can get into  operation.. When that plant  does get into full swing, logging payrolls from Sechelt to  Port Mellon will certainly be  boosted." This, will effect the  economy pf the whole area.  We have had to rely on the  woods for many years now.  We will be quite safe to rely  on the same thing for our  children's  future.  Logging is here to stay, let  no  one  tell you  differnet.  jjfy  WE CATER TO PARTIES  SERVICE  IS  OUR/MOTTO  GOOD FOOD ��� OF COURSE  Sechelt Tea Room  Mrs. H. M. Parrish, Proprietor  Phone 89  The Coast News  ADVEETIJIN��  3  Lines (15  words) for 35c '3  Insertions  (same  ad)  75c  Extra words, above  15-word  mih.  2c  each  ���  Cash  with  order  Notices,   Engagements,   Marriages,   Deaths,   etc.,   75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  The Coast  News Thursday January 4 1951.  THIS  and THAT  (Continued)  Marianne cut her first tooth  on Christmas day. We're real  proud of her, as the dear child  kept us all waiting exactly a  year, for this event to happen,  Ave hope we don't have to wait  another year for the next one.  It was certainly a grand  Christmas day, one we will like  to remember, many folks went,  to visit relatives, and friends,  and many came home to Gibsons, I have managed to get a  few, and so here we go with  those who went to town.  Visiting Gibsons for the  holidays, Betty Corlett and her  husband,    Miss   Freida    New,  FOR SALE  WANTED'  3 PIECE chesterfield sute $35.  Box ,15 Coast News     2  BALED, local mixed hay, $34  per tonf.o.b. Gibsons. Union  /Steamships,: Sechelt:.��� 22 2|ltf  iFIVE TfOOM    house 6    acres  chicken house ; and barn$2000.  .Phone  Gibsons.-      7.W.,       4  1934   (CHEVROLET- ������2*' door.  . Pair Shape.  Harry  Smith  Phone  28.    10  XMAS   Slippers   .Children'sy  from  -79c -to.'  $2.45  Ladies  $1.30 and up. Men's $2.00 and  up. Andersons Shoes   r- '-, .���: ; '-f ,   1 ONLY I ton pattern anchor  $198 J WARNOCK Pender  Harbour. B.C. 3   \  NEAT,   Furnished.    1    room  Dwelling on Skids 10 x 18  ���$475.  F.J.  Wyngaert   Wilson  Creek B.C.  Creek B.C. 2  Sechelt and District ��� take  advantage of these new, low  prices. Coal, $24 per ton. Delivered free within 3 miles.  Union Steamships, Sechelt 22.  LISTINGS WANTED.  JOHN COLERIDGE Agenc'es  real estate licenced and bonded agents (Connection, with  H.A. Roberts Ltd.) Listings-  required, 'attractive to retired  couples. Contact our office or  Coast News Office..  LIST. YOUR HOME-with us  for sale. We are in the market  for homes,lots and farms. We  have buyers desirous of staying here. If you are interested  in moving:away,, let us know.  We handle everything from  Hopkins Landing to . Wilson  Creek. M.B. Gordon. Phone  Wilson Creek 21 Q' or Box 11  Sechelt." **,"���'.  WANTED ������'������:  ~ FIR PILING  For Specifications and prices  apply.  CANADA'      CREOSOTING  COMPANY LIMITED  P. O.     drawer      158     North  Vancouver.  Telephone North 1421.. 4  SHAKE    BLANKS,    shakes,  -sliingde   boltis; -" number  1.  ���Cedar logsx Delivered of as is.  fCash.    For   full    information  write  or  phone 7L Half moon  l^ay> or Sechelt 22.  LOGGERS       RANCHERS.  Your Cedar shags can be  profitable in Shake Blanks.  Goritaet. H Thompson, Gibsons,  or inquire, Gibsons Cartage. 4  HOUSE TROUBLES.  .   Plumbing .?  .     Wiring  ?  Repairs  ?  Alterations  ?  Cabinet. Work ?..  New Building   ?  :We-^janj" supply-   complete  materials from our stock and  have ypur job done by any of  our-many contractor customers  For Your    Service and    Materials.  Sechelt Building Supplies.  Phone 60  PERSONAL���  MRS  ELSIE   KENDALL.  Teacher of violin. Gibsons. 1  UNWANTED HAIR  Eradicated from any part of  . the body with Saea-Pelo, a remarkable discovery of the age.  Saea-Pelo contains no harmful  ingredients, and will destroy  the hair root.  LOR-BEER  LABORATORIES  679 Granville Street  Vancouver, B.C. .  "TOWING  and  freighting.   W.  _ Nygren, 'phone  Gibsons86W  2890-tf  RAW FURS  FUR.MARKET IS BOOMING!  We have ' a terrific demand  ���������fo-r    ALL    Britdsh    Columbia  Furs. Get your Furs in. QUICK,.  while;.,present .enormously high  Prices  ares, available.   These  . high prices may not be available  too  long.  For  immediate  shipments^,we are paving- UP ,  TO    the'se     TOP    PRICES:..  \SQUIRREL   60e;   MUSKRAT  $3.50; WEASEL $4.00; MINK  (Wild Dark  Interior)   $60.00;  BEAVER and OTTER $40.00;  ���MARTEN .  $75.00;    FISHER  $100.00.   -Complete    Fur   and  Trapping   Supplies  Price   List  FREE, on request. Don't give  your  Furs   away ��� for   a   mere  fraction   pf   the'r   full   value-  shin   to   "SHUBERT"  VANCOUVER  (No export permits  required)   and  get  every  last  penny   your . Fur^   are   worth.  Sh|p" IMMEDIATELY!   Deot.  .19a,A.B. SHUBERT Companv,  WINNIPEG.   Ship   to   -VAN-  -YwxreNTOssHeoQOQocwccsassi  A Criminal Assizes Iurv recently  declared suilty of murder. Gen  ereux Ruest. 54-vear-old criDDltn  watchmaker, for his part in th<  time-bomb airlines disaster a-  Sault au CocHon in Septemb<\1  1949. in which.23 men. women ani  children were killed. Since Nov 21  when the trial started, the five<  foot watchmaker ha.s listened  while 87: witnesses told thpj  stories in his criminal assizes cou;j  ca'Se resulting from the time,  bomoing of an airplane. J. Alber|  Guay. iewelry salesman who em<  p'oyed Ruest to do w^tch-re par-  ins:, has been convicted of wrecking the plane to kill Rita Guav". his  ��� wife.  GUMMING HEADS  CREEK ASSOCIATION  {(Continued)  Mathews.j vice president.  Election of ^.executive com  mittees will be held during the  next general meeting in the  Kewpie Kamp, January 11 at  8 p.m. .,..���,.  According to the president,  it is hoped to bring all possible  pressure to bear in order to  have better highways for the  area."We intend to do our  utmost to improve our road  conditions", he said. "We  shall ask for the help of Mr  Maclntyre, (B.M. Maclntyre,  M.L.A.) in getting a reclassification of the present lower  road, as the first; move in  getting decent highways here.  "We have a lot to do in this  area", Mr Clummings said.  "There should be improvements made to the local park  such as kitchen installations  and tables renewed^ and many  other essential things throughout ttye community".  Roberts Creek is a very progressive community and we  shall do our utmost to help  ourselves along, the road of  progress,  he said.  Thomas Willett was the first  Mayor of New York, He served  in 1665.  over from the Islands visiting  LEGION ELECTION  OFFICERS EIECTED for the  coming year in the Womens  Auxiliary to Branch 109.  President Mrs Lil Sehutz.  1st' Vice - president Mrs' L  Sergeant, 2nd Vice - president  Mrs H Gray. Secretary Mrs  Lenore Inarlis. Treasurer Mrs  Marge Leslie. Sergennt-at-arms  Mrs J Wardil. Standard Bearer  Mrs A Knowles.  Installation of officers will  take place at the January  meeting, and President of the  Mens Branch invited to .install  officers in their respective  positions.  the Bushfield's. Mrs Warwick^  family Visiting them, Mr C  Chatt's family down from  Ocean Falls, Mr A Gardiner,  also down from the Falls. He  informs us that he hopes to  be able to have a place for Mrs  Gardner by april, it's been a  long time POP, hasn'tit. Carl  Swabeey, home, Lois Buchanan  her husband and babe visiting  Elsie Nygren home, George  Oibb, and Ivy Cochrane, up for  the holidays.  Bubsv Lowdon home, Doris  Skellett husband and. baby  home for Christmas. The C.P.  Smith's had only a small part  of their family home, C.P. tells  me. Fuzzy sm.d Wally are now  settled on Denman Island on  a ranch and ver}- happy about  the whole thing.  Mr J Filley was home from  Whaletown for Christmas and  lookng very well, he told me  he feels like a million, has  pained'20 lbs, and is completely  O.K. again. Mrs G Williamson  is with us for a long visit, and  her son Bob down to stay over  the holidays. Sam Topham was  down from Alert Bay to spend  Christmas with Johnny, they  told me they batched ��� for  Christmas, and had a 14. lb  turkey for two, hope they g6t  it cooked and enjoyed it.      .;  Mr and Mrs George Walsh  here for a. visit before Christmas, they are now residing at  Harrison Hot Springs. Mr and  (continued  on page  6)  YELLOW CEDAR LUMBER, Some of. the peculiarities of  this fine wood is in the grain, and no wonder when the annular  growth rings show anywhere from 50-60 to 80-90 to the inch.  Some of the local trees cut here range from 700 to 4,000 years  old. It is reasonable to expect that a hoary antedeluvian of 4.000  years would be subject to many of the ills of longevity and this  is most generally the case, although there have been instances  of these primordial giants cutting into very fine clear lumber.  There are many such behind Mount Elphinstone, one in particular that was counted in the annular ring growth by microscope  showing its age to be 3,400 years old. This takes us back into  earliest Bible histqry. What storms and calms these growing  things must have seen. ���  Western Bed Cedar old growth is in our  stock too, dressed and clears. Phone  the sawmill, Wilson Creek 20M.  SEE US FOR ALL YOUR LUMBER NEEDS  & JACK  Phone 15 M2  WfVSSLL  Wilson Creek  S&SSSS     W��    38S8B     SSS*     WS     SSSKS     SW    ^^S  >��X��:*y,        N&::cN:       SiNS*       i.w��:*S        **<���:&$       ��?����        �����������       ��P>S  SvvXv:       :*:A��      -xKsXs:       ivvXvi       <a%vX��      xcstfiV       ShuSS     :&*wH  ?���%%  ^ 6  The Coast News Thursday January 4 1951.  THIS and THAT  (Continued)  Mrs George Hill spent Christmas with Mrs A Hill in town.  Mr and Mrs Bill Brandon are  away to the Prairie for three  weeks.Mrs J Clay spent the  holidays with Mr and Mrs J  Sehutz. News from Mrs Norris  and family, from Mansons  Landing, are all well and doing  fine. I had a card from Father  Baxter with the poignant wish  "Longing for those western  ;skies", he is in Annapolis  Royal N.S.  Alice and Jim Veitch had  the pleasure of being at their  daughter Claire's Capping at  St Pauls Hospital on December  22 Claire received very fine  marks in her exams. Keep up  the good work Claire.  Many friends of Einer  Bergen journeyed to town for  his wedding on December 29.  They tell me that they had a  wonderful time. The bride  Miss V Jones, and Einer,  welcomed the guests, and saw  that they were well entertaied.  We wish the bride and groom,  all the best in their new life,  and hope they will be very  happy. They will reside at  Twin Creeks.  Mr Bert Fladager and son  have taken the home of Mr and  Mrs J Yarniish who have gone ���  to Vancouver, to be near the  '' small: one'', who is getting  along very nicely. Mr and Mrs  D Burke are occupying the  "Blynken ''cottage. Mr Burke  is Mrs Jim Andersons uncle.  Mr and Mrs Sammy Armour  were  home for  Christmas.  Almost had a serious fire at  th "Bunyan" home on Christmas day  but before  the  fire  department got there, friends  and neighbors had helped put  it out.  Tommy Chambers, had a  very nasty snill on the hill  approaching the wharf the day  before Christmas, landing on  his face, hope it did,nt spoil  your Christmas too much Tom.  Mr and Mrs E Sergeant away  to town for Christmas.  I made a terrible blunder  it the paper week before  Christmas, I mentioned I had  got my son a sleigh, etc etc,  not thinking as usual, so on  Christmas Eve he informed me,  that  one   of his  friends  said  there was something in the  paper about him, so that was  that , anyway, there is still no  snow, and I say that with my  fingers crossed. It seems a1  shame though to see that lovely  sleigh with its nice red runners  so shiny and new, I guess if  I had bought him a bike it  would have snowed, that's my  luck,  -Mr and Mrs Harry Whin,  enjoyed a very nice Christmas  day dinner in peace and quiet,  no phone bells ringing, and Lu  said they had a wonderful time  with "the family. They deserve  it, and I wish them all the best.  ���   ���  V  IN HEALTH, WELFARE AND SECURITY  Within the Department of Health and Welfare are three closely-integrated  branches which exist for the sole purpose of administering' your investment  in health, welfare and hospital insurance. This year, your Provincial Government will invest for these three public services, just ^ver $22,300,000 or about  $20 per person. In one way or another, the activities of these [three branches-  touch the daily life of everyone living in British Columbia. That's the way  it should he.  Your money is administered to care for your requirements in the closely-  related fields of health, welfare and hospital insurance.  HEALTH BRANCH  A person's health is his  most priceless possession  and it was with this  thought in mind that the  Health Branch was formed. Its many services are  designed to safeguard the  health of every citizen  within the province. The  present services are forever expanding, and are  considered to be amongst  the best on the continent.  .-.Over 95 percent of the  population of this province takes advantage of  the public nursing service,  which brings to all people the benefits of capable  and trained personel.  . The complete health unit service covering the  province is available to over 74 percent of the  people. It includes pre-natal, infant and child  health servics, communicable disease control,  nutrition and preventative mental health services,  sanitation inspection and education, and many  other allied programs.  Tubercolosis is carefully battled on the two  important fronts, (diagnosis and treatment. A  free, province-wide diagnosis program is in effect  and free treatment is afforded those who are  unable to pay..  The elimination of venereal disease is furthered  by a progressive program which includes free  diagnosis, free treatment and the distribution  of free drugs*  Central and branch laboratory services provide  the weapons to fight communicable disease and  work closely with a capable organization designed to combat and prevent epidemics.  Thus, your health is safeguarded, from birth  to old age by the Health Branch which vigorously  furthers the maintenance of good health standards and battles disease on all fronts.  DR. G. F. AMYOT,  _J       Deputy Minister  WELFARE BRANCH  To provide social security from fear of want,  illness or unforeseen crisis  is the goal of the Welfare  Branch. In municipal and  district offices throughout the jprovince, social  workers strive to rehabilitate the handicapped,  give counselling service  to maintain family stability, ..and ..work :.with  doctors, teachers, courts,  police and many others  to treat the effects of  detrimental social conditions.  ....To ..patients in -the  Provincial Mental Hospital, mental hygiene clinics, tuberculosis hos-  itals, venereal disease clinics, and Boy's5 and  Girl's Industrial Schools, social workers bring  many services.      **  In addition, this branch also provides:  ... . Social Allowances to assure an income for  those unable to work.  . . . Mothers Allowances to assure an income  for widowed mothers with children to care for.  ... A substantial portion of the benefits  recieved by our ^senior citizens���the old age  pensioners. '  . . . Protection of children from neglect and  suffering, providing substitute family care for  wards of the government, to guarantee satisfactory adoption practices, to assist children of unmarried parents, and the parents themselves.  . . . Medical care fdr Social Assistance Recipients, including payment of Hospital Insurance  premiums.  British Columbia leads all of Canada in its  program of social welfare. This is a tribute to  the enlightened people of this province who  recognize the need for social welfare and pay  for it through the Social Security and Municipal  Aid Tax (Spercent Sales Tax). It also reflects  the economical, yet thorough administration of  the Welfare Branch. *  E.W.GRIFFITH,  Deputy Minister  HOSPITAL INSURANCE  When the Hospital insurance Service was formed   in  1948   4ts   chief  function was to free the  general public froan the  dread, of hospital bills.  Although just (emerging  from its inception period;  ithe plan hate proved- a  beneficial boon to more  than 320,000 people who  have since been hospitalized and have had their  bills paid by the Hospital  Insurance Service.   '���������  In picking up the bills, the Hospital Insurance  Service.is paying for many facilities. While you  are in the hospital, you have at your disposal  the complete services of the hospital as required,  which include public-ward accomodation; case-  room and operating-room facilities; anaesthetics;  dressings; ward nursing care; available X-ray,  laboratory   and   physiotherapy   facilities;   and  hospital maternity care. These services are covers  ed by the plan only while you are in the hospital.  The plan is financed by the fairest and most  practical method possible. Iln addition to the  premiums paid by all   citizens, the   provincial  government and your municipality each make a  contribution of 70c    for every day you are in  hospital. The  provincial   government  has , also  allotted additional money from general revenue  to cover the remainder of the plan's operating  COStS.;    ''  ��� "���", .'-.';    "  '.  Since the plan's inception, countries and states  throughout the world have been requesting particulars concerning its operation. They are interested because the Hospital Insurance Service  administers a good hospital insurance plan���one  which is designed to srve the people of B.C. in  the best possible manner.  L. F. DETWILLER,  CommissioneT  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE  HON. DOUGLAS TURNBULL,Mm5/er  "V's.-.

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