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Array I PROVINCIAL ]  T.W'E E  .      By     .-  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News,  I HAVE jus.t returned from  al week spent in the interior  where I met two of the most  foolhardy drivers, a blizzard,  a crap game, roa:1s like skating .rinks and memories of  bygone years.  Of . ail    these),   things,    the  memories were best.  For those  of you who  like  to. take  a  little   fling  in   the  market I brought back a fair  Tip from deep in the mountain  , chain   surrounding   Retallac���  buy Viola Mack. According to  men   who   know   base   metals  best   it's   Viola;   Mack to   go  f better than three  for one..  The two drivers I mentioned  are named Irwin Butcher and  Jim Trainor. They drive that  s/Kaslo - New Denver goat trail,  in blinding snow and howling  wind on glassy roads with  drops of 2.000,ft, nudging  them every inch of the wayr  Taxi drivers, they are used  | to dangers of the trail and the  /"help" of miners who.have  ; drunk not wisely but exceptionally well-froni the brewer's  /point of yiew. In spite of their  jexperience, they still find themselves 'taking five hours to .  jdrive seven miles - this s.ome-  [times three time, a day for $5  la trip. r: Once was enough for  |neV:'t:r/:y::.r ;::������������; ;;v- ;:*v;  j V-.Of ������^.i^iie;**^  j driven over,' iinliruoling some of  '��� Europe's woi'St and much of  'America's famed trails, the  j poad to Kaslo from the Slocan  j fras them all beat for simple,  ^ear provoking situations.  For rugged, awe inspiring  eauty this country is also hard  A) beat. .���������������..'.'���  During, the   blizzard   which  '���aged  through  the  mountains  etween  Wenatchee   and  Ev~  Irett,  we   met   some " of  'the  jfiicest truclftrivers. They were *-���  jplways willing to help pull us  i nut of the  ditch  or the snow  bank. ,  Believe it or. not, we also  elped them haul their big  railer and tanker units back  n the hard surface as well.  /. A blizzard creates some  eird situations Such as a  age, 20 ton vehicle being  Ig'ed around on the road by  eans of an ordinary garden  phovel and the helping shoulders of two men an me.       :  (continued  on  page 5)  PROVINCIAL LIBRARY'  VICTORIA  B C  SEKl  J**t&r~  Published by The Coast News, Gibsons,  B.C.  Vol. No 4 - 51.  Gibsons B.C. Thursday January 11 1-051 5c per copy, $2.00 per year by mail.  Authorized as Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa5'*.  a  No Sacrifices Today  IT HAS BEEN brought.to our attention that certain papers are  carrying stories about a debate on the matter of; wharves  between one of this papers publishers and James Sinclair, M.P.  This paper has never recieved any invitation to debate.  There is no intention on the part of the (publishers "to- argue in  public what should properly \- and we assure you that it will -  be debated on the floor of the House of Parliament .during next  session. . \  To our not so limited knowledge in these matters it has  never, and it cannot be, the duty of anyone on a paper's staff  to defend, either verbally or with muscle the attitude of the  paper. ���  A paper is an entity, with a mind of its own. It is something  in a community which is beyond and bigger than any of the publishers or employees.  It may be imagined what influence a coerced paper would  have on a community - how little good it could do if it were  suspect of fear or prejudice.  We seriously doubt Mr Sinclair's intent to challenge any  member of the paper's staff to a.debate on something which he  knows is foolish.  We have a letter* on, file wherein he tells the Coast News  that warves are on the way out, so it is harly to be believed.he  would want to discuss something upon which both the Coast  News and Mr Sinclair agree on paper.  If challenge there was, we suppose it is about Mr Sinclair's  threat to cancel advertising for this paper.  v Fdr the" very Tew people whVhave not already made irpntheir  minds on this matter, we can always^ reprint the letter - it speaks  volumes in itself.-  We take this opportunity of' offering James Sinclair full  license to these pages - including the front- for his views, if  he should feel that the Coast News has been unfair.  Harsh, we may have been. Harsh we may again be. But  honest we will always attempt to be. Mr Sinclair is welcome to>  this paper in- order to give a wider spread to his view. We  believe he is entitled to that.  We are also> of the belief we are entitled to criticize our  public ffgures without having to immediately send forth an  employee as sacrifice to a hurt persons ego'.  School Board Beaten  uous Orders  GIBSONS. The -School Board is in a quandary.  Faced with a directive from Victoria regarding submission  of estimates from the coming year, both the Board and Inspector  C. Frederickson find themselves unable to understand the  meaning or intent of the letter.  Sinclair Will Discuss Much  At Many Local Meetings  GIBSONS. James Sinclair M.P..will address a series of meetings  along the Peninsula in order to discuss matters of import to  the nation and to this area. -,  Half moon Bay will be the  first gathering place when .the  popular M.P. will address interested persons in Redroots  Hall, Monday at 8 P.M. .  .Next port of call will be a  meeting, sponsored by the  Sechelt and District Liberal  Association in the Legion Hall  at S p.m. January 16.  On January 17 -he is slated  to discuss .several matters of  local interest,; in BaPs Hall at  8 p.m.  '., According to Seehelt Liberal  ���Association  President  Captain  Andrew Johnston, Mr Sinclair  has spoken at several gatherings throughout the Coast -  Capilano riding. Refreshments  will be served at these meetings. It is expected entertain-,  ment will be added, beyond  that of the -impromptu type.  ~ IT'S. A GIRL ~~  PENDER HARBOUR. Bora to.  Mr and Mrs James .Brown  of Middle Poir.t, in St Mary's.  Hospital a daughter. Both  mother  well.  According to the Department  of Education, the local board  must' submit estimates' which  carry the figures $84,547. The  Board is not aware of where  this ambigous figure is supposed to appear.  Closest comparative figure  from last year's estimates is  'the sum requisitioned by ,the  Board 'amounting to $99,410.  said a Board spokesman.  '"How we can come even  close to that figure this year  is beyond*- us. Our expenses;  have risen since last year,  t:> get a: pay boost, transportation had to be extended and  teachers 'are even now trving  we have to increase our teaching staff.  Further     clar  been   requested  Frederickson.  School Board  f'cu-tion     has  by   Inspector  will  and   child  'aire   doing     compiling     estimates  continue  on     the  GIBSONS. Objection by an unnamed Vancouver group, to the  sale by; Gibson Brothers  of Sea Bus Lines  to  Vancouver  Dock Company, may delay start of the car ferry service from  Horseshoe Bay to Gibsons.          A    public    hearing    on    the  question of extending present  ipasscn-ger carrying franchise-  of Sea Bus Lines to include  vehicular traffic is slated for  the, nealr f >afture, according  to information from Vancouver,  It is believed objection to  Vancouver Dock Company's  application for an extended  franchise, will be raised by the  group Ayhich had been in the  car ferry negotiations and had  then, to all intents and purposes dropped out.  The fact that Public Utilities  Commission has not yet authorized, sale of Sea Bus Lines  to Victoria Dock Company  further complicates the picture.  The Victoria company now  has a ship in Vancouver harbour, which, following regulation changes, could be. used  as the car erry.  Various    boards    of    trade  throughout ���"the  Peninsula  are.  rumoured !ito   he   considering  taking a stand oh the question.  which so vitally concerns this  area.  Appointment of W. G. Courtney to  position of District Traffic and Sales  Manager at Victoria has been announced by W. J. Dalby, Regional  Manager of T. C. A. A native of  v/ictoria, Mr. Courtney has for the  i��ast three years been company  representative in Bermuda. He had  ixtensive experience in the transforation industry prior to joining  l\ C. A. in 1937.    (TCA PHOTO.)  Maintenance Men  GIBSONS. Twelve 'applications  ; .recieved .by School Board  District 46 for the positron - of  '.maintenance man have been  turned over to a four man  committee consisting of A  Funnel], H Aggett, E.J. Shaw,  and  Norman  Hough,  BUNYAN THANKS  VOLUNTEER FIREMEN  did  an  GIB-SONS. "They  exellent job".  In this manner did John  Bunyan describe the work o��  friends and the volunteer fire  brigade during the flash fire  which badly scorched the back  of his home.  . My friends were there in a  matter of seconds following  the blaze which licked up the  verendah wall. The fire brigade, comlete with apparatus  was there, immediately after.  If it had "it uV been for the whole  hearted cooperation of everyone, I would have lost my  home, the ferry mate said;  ."I  am  very,  appreciative".  Madeira Park  School Change  MADEIRA PARK. Another  change has been made in  ���this community's school site.  Following suggestion of ex  'School Boa'd' Member A.E.  Bitch ey, the architect has approved and drawn plans for,  construction, of a school on top  of bedrock instead of alongside the out cropping as had  been previously planned.  ���Dirt from on top of the shelf  can be used 'as fill in trying to  drain the wot bottomed land.  Diversion of one creek so it  ���will run along the eastern  boundary of the property will  also help drain the area.  Revision   of   the  plan   may  lessen cost of the building.  Creek School  Operatin  GIBSONS. Roberts Creek School may be open for classes sometime ''early in March".  According to L.O. McCarter, manager of the construction  company and Harold Cullerne, architect, "the work is progressing favourably."  absolute   minimum   needs.  There is still no indication  of how near th actuaO. c-st will  come to the target price set by  the School Board.  Payment has. been requested  on the first "progress report  on the new building situated  just east of the settlement on  the lower road.  "W'atcr for the partially built  school is still "up in the air".  '���This problem will have to bo  thrashed out ' inimedni'.'ely",  said a school, authority.  It may be recalled that  water indications were found  at -several points on the school  property by a water diviner  armed with  a  forked twig.  The School Board Aviil reconsider the whole water problem "at once". 2  The Coast News    '        Thursday January 11 1951  Simple Simoh  The Gar Ferry  NEWS  THAT  all  is  not  well with  the  car  ferry deal is probably the most disheartening and disconcerting  it has been  our lot  to swallow.  According to. information, the Victoria  Dock Company bought the passenger carrying franchise of Sea Bus Lines. And it is believed the Machigonne is now under charter  to the dock company.  This is what makes the new move so hard  to understand. We realize and defend the  right of any organization to have a public  hearing on -such an important matter as this  car ferry will be. Public Utilities Commission,  our watchdog in these matters, will probably  call the hearing during t,he last few days of  this month. This means delay, - something  which, now, would just about break the wave  of optimism aand revived feeling of progress  which has swept this area.  It is hard to understand the reason behind  this move of the unnamed group.  Nearly four months ago, the same organization started the ball rolling on the  ferry  question but then, as far as Victoria and the  publicj   ;werc   concerned,    the   matter    was.  dropped.  Victoria Dock Company was in the picture  at the same time but this concern actually  bought out Sea Bus Lines which practically  corrals the passenger jtraffic between Gibsons  and Horseshoe Bay. The company brings in  at least one ship,first part of a $3 million investment in the project, prepares to start  operation - it is unreasonable to believe it was  doing all these things without at least tacit  approval from Victoria, and now this second  group wishes to get into the  act.  It is still not a fact that the Victoria  Dock Company will have to apply to ,the Commission- for a vehicle carrying license. An  extension of the present franchise in order  to cover wheeled vehicles could be sufficient.  This is a matter vital to every person on  the Sechelt Peninsula and our neighbours to  the north in the pulp and paper townships.  We cannot too strongly urge every concerned board of trade to roll up its sleeves and  get down ito business in finding out 'the truth  and also assuring that.this area's interest be-  properly aired at the coming Public Utilities  Commission hearing. .  At the hearing there will be two interested parties, the Victoria Dock Company  and the group desirous of getting the franchise. It is absolutely essential that the most  concerned - residents of this area - be represented at least by someone with a watching  brief. ��� '  We would suggest that an executive  meeting of all boards should delegate a representative in order to draw a brief which  could be aired >at the P.U.C. meeting if such  were necessary.  It is hardly politic for us to/take-sides  in this fight which , seems "to be shaping up  between the giants. But it is politic for us to  watch and protect our own interests. This  latter should be done with more vehemence  than some of our boards have shown in the  past. ���!     i  Gibsons Board of Trade clan certainly  do with a good jolt. It of all Boards, should  lead the way in this matter, but irrespective  of who leads, it is imperative that we have at  least two. spokesmen at the meeting.  It may be well to remember that Powell  River and its adjacent municipalities tare more  than casually interested in this, deal. The  various interested groups in that area should  also be represented at the hearing.  This is probably the most important, event  in the long ye'ars of our history. It would be '  nothing less  than a  crime  against  our  own  children if    we were to leave this car ferry  quarrel to resolve itself. -  It is our duty to posterity to take more;  than a passing interest. v  If ever there has been a time for a wide  'awake, concerted effort, led by fighting delegations from aroused trade bodies, it is now.  For once in our lives/'let us do enough  before it is too late.  c��� ��7u��<;*v4 -57  NOW   is heating time  V- .   *:���''-���'������**���>  ���$���'1    i  f -<* ijrci  Ken Alexander  Talks On Russia  GIBSONS. (Following is an  article which could be of interest to our readers. Written by  Kenneth Alexander, Gambier  Island, it deals with a topic  which looms ever closer and  larger in our outlook.  Mr Alexander is suited to  his position as author of this  and other articles which will  appear in future issues of .the  Coast News by virtue of his  belonging to the A.A.A. for  the advancement of Science,  to Jthe B.C. and Southern  California Academy's of-  (Continued on page 6)  \i-'/  Reader's Right  SIR,  Several months ago it was  my profound pleasure, to congratulate you upon a certain  editorial you had written, embracing a topic popular at the  time - during the early part of  this  year.  I was elated by the hope  fftiat the Peninsula might have  aquired a .literary gebiuis,  capable'of offering logical reasoning, food for thought towards sound progress, and ad- s  vancement in the entire area  over which the Coast "News  circulates.  Many of your readers, like  myself, have no .doubt found  that frequently when resorting  to 'boast' or 'boost.', if we do  not 'touch wood' at the same  time, complications ensue, and  so often result in regrets. s  I believe at-the. ^timer composed the afbremeiitibried mes-  sabe to you,   I was either re  clining on a rock beach, or a  spiral staircase. I feel certain  that there was no driftwood  handy at the time, though on  'many an occasion since, I have  yearned for a good sitout piece  of the latter.  . 'Frustrated' is a good word  to describe the results of my  orignal ideals in the matter,  because I seem to be .at a loss  to understand your language!'  'First you is, and then you  aint' was not in my grammar  book, but 'what I have - T  hold' was.   \ ��� *������.  It is some,, time since I contributed to y&ar journal, but  occasionally I am reminded, by  some of the,few readers of an  attack upon myself from behind the curtain,-which proves  at least, an element of humour  sparkles in jyour eolumnis.  " Todajr I visited your other  reader, where I was shown an  article in your latest edition,  and by 'which I feel highly  ���honored, by way of the fact,  (Continued on page 7)  Duo Therm  Coleman  Airtight  Nickel Plated MAJOR Sawdust Burner.. .....���, $05 .  MODERN RANGE  $95  BEATTY WASHING MACHINES  Complete Electric - Plumbing Supplies.  Phone 60  [  We're.J>6utu$0?jhc Rio Grande,  '^:.A0mifSy, Rio/ aye, Rio!  J^Stftg-fare-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  js matured,'blended and bottled in  Britain of'the finest Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Navy Rum  This .advertisement is not published or  ciJ^rtkyctf by the Liquor Control Board or  "*y the Government of British Columbia..  .-*��� An old sea shanty-  LET US PRICE YOUR COMPLETE lOB  sons Bui  LUMBER  MILLWORK  Everything For 7 he Builder  PHONE GIBSONS 53  ROOFING  BRICKS etc. SECHELT  By ARIES.  WE ARE always pleased to  hear good reports of onr  Indian friends who have been  for some time in the hospital.  Tom Jnlion and Peter Paul,  hotliNof- ��>eehelt ^reservation,  are up and around visiting  the various wards and that  Joe Paul who is a speciaJ  friend of ours will be up short  ly. They had a wonderful eon-  cert in the hospittal for" the  Christinas holidays the Cowi-  chan brotherhood gave a concert dressed in their ceremonial Indian costumes and with  the native drums and instruments called on every patient  in the hospital and a show in  every ward. "We hope to see  the boys home soon and wish  them a Happy New Year anyway and with many thanks  for  the   Cristmas   cards  from  YELLOW CEDAR. We get our most useful timber out of  average sized trees of 2 to 3 ft. in diameter, which is natural  in the sense of their being in prime growth. The clear lumber  out of such a tree is rather valuable as its uses due to the peculiarities of its structure are far too numerous to mention here.  It should be mentioned here too that not more than 10 to 15  percent clear is a general ithing in most of the trees cut. The run  of commons that we get are what is most generaally used in  house bu'lding and its natural sulphur yellow color has quits  an effect if measures are taken to preserve it by varnishing or  some such preservative. The 'natural color fades gradually to  a dull gray, but only after quite a lapse of time. There are a few  local wood hobbyists who value it very highly, and some of  their creations are to be highly commended. I am sure they,  would not object to my mentioning at least two of the foremost,  Mr P. Downes of Roberts Creek, and Mr T. Turner of Davis Bay.  We will take special orders for old growth      ^  clear Yellow Cedar butdon't ask the cost.  Phone the sawmill, Wilson Creek 20 M.  SEE US FOR ALL YOUR LUMBER NEEDS  &  I   SAWMILL  I'hone 15 M2 Wilson Creek  ,��� Flowers for All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  w  Order Your Winter's Supply  NOW  ��� All Types and Sizes -r New Low Prices ���  * R. M. INGUS  Phone Gibsons 50  I  H.  1  I  I  I  I  I  i.  s  I  -      .  /      " -  ��3  m  m  FREICHT SERVICE  EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY  Logging Trucks and Trailers  I  i  Excavating  Shovels  Moving- Vans  All Building Materials  -I  I  1  i  1  m  1  la  I  1:  R. M; INGLIS-~GIBSONS AGENT  Phoiie.Gibsons 50     ���  ;    CHAMPION d WHITE  ;     ;:./.;-"V;-1075 -MAIN .STREET  *  PA.   6539 .Vancouver       _ PA   9171-2        m  '.-."���'  -V,,: ���.���:^;'->;V>V'B   ��������� .-. ������      ���    |j  ��� -���:���   ���:���������- ���-.   -���-������v- ������������������' -������ ..���"   ��� ���     --��� . .        ",ik  .1  them to us. They tell us they  like   to   get  this   little   paper.  (Editor please .note).  A few. accidents here which  we are sorry to report. Janet  Blake who used to be employed at .the Union Estates store  was very unfortunate while  chopping wood, she cut off a  finger."  This accident oceured at  Lamb's lumber camp where  die* is employed.  Guy Powell had a slight  mishap but very painful when  he got hit in the eye wi.th a  flying" chip,of wood. Mrs Cecil  did a good job on. herself when  she made a two point landing'  from the kitchen step ladder.  We don't see how one person  could hit so ���many' places alt  one time and get so many  bruises.  To add insult to injury all  the boys employed at the bus  depot thought it was a good  joke.  "We smiled a little. No, it  was not Christmas cheer, as  these all happened before  Christmas.  We have once more celebrated Hh e Christmas and News  holidays and here in Sechelt  vthere were manly woncDerful  parties and good times. Bob  and Grace Cook had guests up  for the holidays, Mr and Mrs  Alec Bain and vera Hickey all  of Vancouver and yours truly  was there for Christmas dinner. Mr and Mrs Stewart  Killick en.ter,tained friends for  brunch you know that's neither  breakfast or lunch and a jolly  good stunt at this time of the  year. Enjoying the wonderful  repast were Mr and Mrs Geo  Taylor, Mr and Mrs E Gibbons,  Mr and Mrs MacFarland, and  Mr and Mrs Andy Wilson and  Mrs Frank French. Mr and  Mrs Jack Nelson entertained  friends also, including Mr and  Alee Grey, Mr and Mrs Louis  Hansen. Mrs Stan Parker and  Mrs Frank French. Played  several . good games of CANASTA which is very popular  hereabouts.  Mr and Mrs Cecil Lawrence  also had a small party on New  Years Eve and we hear that  ;, every one had a good time.  A few friends gathered at .the  Inn later on, entertained by  Mr and Mrs E Pearson.  Mr and Mrs Walter McKissock  with Gerry and Maureen spent  FULL   BANK   SERVICES  FOR OUT - OF - TOWNERS  Write Today for the B of M  Banking by Mail Folder.  "Recently several people have  dropped into my office to ask  about    Banking    by    Mail",  reports Tom Larson, manager  of    the    Bank    of    Montreal-  branch in Gibsons and Sechelt.  "They have wanted to know  what use it would be to them.  This  is  what  I  told  them";  -"If-you ���find it difficult; to  get into the  town regularly,  our Banking by Mail service  can be really helpful. You can  deposit money or cheques, pay  your bills, by cheque., and you  can   withdraw   money   from  your account. You can arrange  for   the   Bank   to   despatch  money orders on your behalf.  All this means that you -can  budget your income and expenses   more   easily,   keep   a  check on your 'bills and organize    your    savings    more  readily. And you'll find your  bankinff works just as smoothly as1 if you were living next  dcor to the B of M. Perhaps  it's  difficult for you  to  get  to the bank as often as you  would like. Why not drop a  Fne today to Mr Larsen and  ask him to send you the B of  M's special folder on how to  Bcr-k by"   Mail?   You'll   find  v'.iii   .sarvice   a-   great   con-  Thursday January 11 1951 The Coast News  venience.  the Christmas holidays at loca.  with their in-laws Mr and Mrs  Frank Martin.  Here from Vancouver was  Mr and Mrs Louis Hansen  A7isiting' son and daughtei���in  -law Mr and Mrs Neil Hansen.  Also here from Campbell  River was Mr Harold Ingram.  visiting his wife Betty and  Betty's parents Mr and Mrs  W  Youna'son.  Miss Elsie Turner will not  be teaching here again jus;t  yet. She has gone to Victoria  to visit an aunt and a change  of scenery, liiope her health  improves.  Mr and Mrs Jim Parker  spent their holidays in Vancouver. We haven ?t. heard how  they got along but we missed  tliem anyway, lots of fun those  two.  wimim^.��.~..~.~f^mifflmf  wwa^ieiiMwujiij  Bi|ny��iij��MiJ.lAWMW <WME<  usiness an  roressionai  HlUJlMimwemi  IBWLimjmtt I'MiHJI JMMUIWKMI  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  other   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  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  Peninsuljv     Cabs  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  ������WiaESRUj:^  Hills Machine Shop  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere   -anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54  Res.   58  SNOW COMING?  Get your fuel while  we can move around.  Phone Ran Vernon  Gibsons  7 L  HARDWARE  WANTED  Advt.  KNOWLES 'SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 .... (tibsons B.C.  Builder's Hardware  Paint.   Plumbing-  Appliances  Complete   Installation  Maintenance   Service  ���DELIVERIES  TO   ALL   POINTS  WANTED  Shake  Blanks,   Shakes,  Shingle   Holts   number   1  Cedar   Logs   Delivered  or as  is  Write or Phone  7.L. Half moon Day. Sechelt 22  Steve   Terepocki. The Coast News       Thursday January 11 1951  The Coast  News  3   Lines  (15   words)  for  35c 3  Insertions   (same   ad)   7oc  Extra   words,   above   15-Avord   min.   2c   each   ���   Cash   with   order  Notices,    Engagements,    Marriages,    Deaths,    etc.,    75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  FOR SALE  ymranrM?T"J'Ji�� ii,'"L"-ui���Mniwrr'?'-,'*a''T1  WANTED  ANDERSONS   Shoes  -   men s  and  ladies  English  Slippers  15 percent off.  __  BALED local mixed hay,  $34  per ton f.o.b. Gibsons. Union  Steamships,  Sechelt    22  221tf  FIVE ROOM house 6 acres  chicken house and barn$2000.  Phone   Gibsons.      7.W. 4  LO'GGE RS       RANCHERS.  Your Cedar snags can be  profitable in Shake Blanks.  Contact XX Thompson, Gibsons,  or inquire, Gibsons Cartage. 4  1934    CHEVROLET    2    door.  Fair Shape.  Harry   Smith   Phone   28.    10  1 ONLY I ton pattern anchor  $198  J  WARNOCK  Pender  Harbour. B.C. 3  WEBSTER spray painting  machine, complete with hose,  tanks   etc,   gas   driven.  gun,  will   operate   2  guns.  $175.  NORGE, circulating oil heater, medium 'size* as new.  Baby's  oblong  play pen  on  caster's. Phone Sechelt 40.  Sechelt and District ��� take  advantage of these new, low  prices. Coal, $24 per ton. Delivered free within 3 miles.  Union Steamships, Sechelt 22.  FOR RENT.  FOR RENT Desirable 5 room  Cottage - Granthams Landing, modern,  furnished.  Apply Granthaims Store.  LISTINGS WANTED.  JOHN COLERIDGE Agencies  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,l6ts 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.  FIR PILING  For Specifications and prices  applv.  CANADA       CREOSOTING  COMPANY LIMITED  P. O.     drawer      158     North  Vancouver.  Telephone North 1421. 4  SHAKE BLANKS, shakes,  ishingle boltis - number ,1.  Cedar logs, Delivered or as is.  Cash. For full information  write or phone 7L Halfmoon  Bay, or Sechelt 22.  Steve   Terepocki. 10  RAW FURS "  NOW - CASH IN ON FURS!  Prices on some Furs HIGHER - get ALL  vour Furs in  QUICK! V  Tremendous continued demand  makes  possible  Higher  Prices  for the urgently wanted Furs.  The Prices "SHUBERT" now  offers, we believe are HIGHER  than   are   available   anywhere."  For   prompt    shipments    will  pay AS HIGH AS 80c for No.l  SQUIRREL;   MUSKRAT   and  : WEASEL $4.00; MINK (Wild  Dark     interior)     $60.00,;   -  BEAVER and OTTER $45.00;  MARTEN   (Interior - Dark -  Heavy) $85.00; FISHER $100.  Top    Prices    guaranteed    for  ALL  British   Columbia  Furs.  It will pay you to get all your  Furs   in   QUICK,   while   these  tremendously     HIGH    prices  are available. Don't be content  with anv - old - price offered  locally - Sh*p to "SHUBERT"  VANCOUVER     (No     export  Permits required) and see how  MUCH MORE  you   dan   ge.t.  Hurry!  Get a  shipment away  TODAY!     Dept.     196,     A.B.  'SHUBERT     CO.,     Winnipeg.  Ship to VANCOUVER.  LEGAL  j.  HOUSE TROUBLES.  Plumbing  1  We  Wiring  Repairs  Alterations J?  Cabinet Work  ?  New Building   ?.  can     supply     complete  materials from our stock and  have your job done by any of  our many contractor customers  For Your Service and Materials.  Sechelt Building Supplies.  Phone 60  PERSONAL���  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.  TOWING and freighting., W.  Nygren,  phone  Gibsons86W  2890-tf  New   Westminster   Land   Recording District.  Take Notice that Universal  Timber Products, Limited, of  Sechelt, B.C., Loggers, intends  to apply for a lease of the  fallowing described lands,  situate north of Sechelt Creek,  Salmon Arm, Sechelt Inlet.  Commencing at a post planted  at the north.- west corner of  -t     Lot    1283;    thence    west-   30  General Dwight D. Eisenhower  The 12 Atlantic Pact nations announced in a communique issued  at the end of their two-day meeting in Brussels, Belgium, re-ently  that Gen. Dwight D.' Eisenhower, liberator of Europe in 1845. had  been named supreme commander of a Western European army  of 750,000 men���of which 150,000 would be Germans. -Eisenhower,  the communique said, will come to Europe "shortly after the first  of the year" to set up his hendquarters and create an international staff to run the "effective, integrated European force under  centralized control and command." The Atlantic powers, also  agreed to set up a defence production board with powers to "expand and accelerate" armament production. The Atlantic Council  of Foreign and Defence Ministers announced their agreement on  a Western European army, to include Germans, if possible, at-a  hurriedly-called press conference after they oiiourned.   '  Roberts Creek  By M.M.  ST. AIDANS church held a  successful annual meeting at  the Kewpie K-amp on January  9. Reports were read and. business discussed, -full informa-  tion regarding tlie election ef  officers, etc, will'be, available:  at a later date. The Womens  auxiliary Served a! very attractive  tea.  Donald  Walker  and  W   Gilbert  assisted  with   the  arrangements.  The Roberts Creek Improve^  ment Association, which has  been in abeyance for some  ���time,   has    been   reorganized,  Possibility of'lights in the  village centre will be brought  forward, pt is hoped all members of 'the . community will  support Ahe   organization.  Robert| Creek bridge club  held ��� its -first meeting of -the  year recently at the home of  Mr  and IMrs R  Cumming.  This active group was started a year <a.go by Mr dimming  in spite of much local head  shaking. over    the   fact   that-  nobody in Roberts'Creek plays  bridge". -  Now, a year later; the club  boasts a membership of twenty  four players andg has a waiting  list ��� '        -",': '���:>';  It meets every second and.  fourth tuesday- in the month,  and plays from 8 to 9.30, and  from 9.3CT 11. A fee of-stwenty  five cents ..is;^ charged-:;%acLr  night. Refreshments are served  To judge from reports, this' is  the largest and most active  bridge club on the Peninsula.  SECHELT P.T.A.  SECHEilT. This area's P..T.A.  has big. plans for the coming  year.  Following a general meeting,  it was disclosed that plans are  now well under way frr holding fj'_' Box Soc"al, and Aftis,  Crafts and ' Hobby Show/ahd  the. popular Amatner Talent  Nights.. .-..������;��� 'v.  Dates arid " .further'-.���information will be released so^n.  according to an official spokes-  mam "~"  ?\-..��.,''���'*..���*'<  chains; thence south 10 chains,  more or less, to foreshore of  Lot 354: thence easterly along  foreshore of lots 354 and 1283;  thence north ailong foreshore  of Lot 1283 to point of commencement, and containing 32  acres more or less.  Dated November 20, 1950  Universal     Timber    Products  Limited.  ...'. Horace Johnson, Agent. ....  EXPERTS DISAGREE  'TORONTO.    Connie   \Smyttie,  ^ top    man _ of_TORONTO 'S  Maple    Leafs    hockey    team,  doesn't agree with the sports  writers on the outcome of the  1951^52 hockey season, Sniythe'v  picks   Detroit   to   win,    with  Montreal Cariadiens  second.  WM  &pM^:.  This arid J hat  By  E.   NESTMAN      f  VERY HAPPY to report, tha,t  = Mrs- Lang  of  Granthams  is  home from the .hospital.  Clay  Chamberlain  is   in  Vancouver  hospital,  where he has under-  ,gone an operation, and we certainly  hope,   he  will  soon  be  ���br.'ek, well and active again.      j  Thought you folks would be ']  interested in knowing, that" the  doll,    the    Auxiliary    ladies  raffled-off at Christmas time, \  went to an English war bride  in   Vancouver,   who   in   turn,  sent it to a little five year old  in   England,   who ..ha'!   never  had a real doll. AVell our small  fry,   are   sure - having a'   long-  Christmas   holiday,   almost   a  month,   first   thing   we   know,  they'll be having Easter Holidays. "Who wouldn'vfc be a school  chikL ���    *    ���  Well, with the news of Port  Mellon, we are &t 11 wondering  what is going ' to happen,  rumours are still flying back;  and forth, today it is so'd, to-<  morrow it is still in the making,  guess we will believe it, when  we get that wonlerful old Port  Mellon, odor wafted gently  down this way on the breeze.  Did yon ever get called on a  radio qirz program, and have;  to answer eomething in a few  minutes, well thats what hap^  pened to Mrs Helen Thorburn,1  the other night ,she had a  quick   decision   to   make,   but  .'- (Cohtioued on page  5)      j  Important  ������ -will be.'-given-'by]  GORDON S  ATTORNEY -GENERAL'iof B:  oooo  .,,,.-. . ������.'SU, -'()-.'- '.:���<-.���:  mM&&^WQW&��il*-OM AT IC  mm f mc p l a n t  \Cufs operating costs 6y &j...    soostpays\  \for itself..." puts mo/iey into yourpocket  The "Morrison-Automatic" Farm  Lighting ,, Plant, with the direct  coupled Petter diesel, costs 2/3  less to run than a gasoline machine; maintenance costs are  lower too . . . operates at only  1200 R.P.M., has fewer working  parts, ensuring low maintenance  costs and long service life.  No cranking required .". . "Switch-  starting" and self-regulating, the  compact British built Morrison-  Automatic comes fully equipped  with all accessories; is ready for  use as soon as installed ... .  Morrison's are world-famous, no  other plant is. "just as good/'  Two models stocked 2500 ond 5000 watts, pric* complete $1120 and  $1480���-no Extras.  Immediate delivery.   Models supplied up to 25,000 worft.A  ELECTRIC PeWER  f ..I   'Bailh'l.lo-mew  EQUIPMENT LTD  ���12 85. HOME'S'  MAririe ^.474.  VANCDUVl' More About...  1     BETWEEN YOU^N ME     :j  (Continued From Page 1)  I saw a 27 ton load going  down hill on glare iee at about  30 miles'per hour while the rest  of^ns were afraid to do more  than fire per hour and then  with" 'one hand ready to .steer  for the snow bank should the  vehicle take a notion ti "pick  up itis wheels".  Ahead of me and behind  were men with huge trailer  outfits avIio would not dare  to go faister than a crawl.  jet that .tanker went past us  and was still going strong  .when we go,t to the bottom  of the eight mile hill.  You answer that one.  About the crap game - I  like it.  The memories return whenever I see the mountains looming over tranquil lakes, when  the shadows lengthen and grow  dark with Wire sfil?., silent  water, when the moonbeams  come     straight     down      and  THIS'N THAT  (Continued)  she ran into tough luck, and  ended up with the consolation  prize.. Not a bad prize though  a few pounds of ha'con. I'd  sure hate to  be called on one  twinkle along" the quiet surface to rest at your feet,  where the tides rise and- fall,  once in tht course of a 365  day year.  These are the scenes of my  younger days, when it was easy  to live 'and play on the water  which was always warm, when  the   cherries   ripened   and   the'  Dolly   Vardens   struck,   when  the   strawberries   were   being"  t picked    and    the    Char    came  lunging from out of their deep  '.lio-les,   when   the   day's   work  ended   with . a   running   dive  into    the    hike,    when    these  were   happening,   then  I   was  just growing.  Firqm t,hese things- come  memories, bless them one and  all.  POWE R  V:?.  PROGRESS  The British Columbia Power Commission  continues to offer its customers in  every one of its 26 operating districts,  new and old, lower rates for electrical  energy than they have ever enjoyed  before.  The British Columbia Power Commission  continues to extend its operations in  ;   /areas    which    previously    have    never  known the comfort, convenience and  ,,.,.. economy of an electrical utility service.  The British Columbia Power Commission  continues to enlarge rural electrification  throughout its' territory^ having added.  3,000 farm. subscribers in two years in  the   North   Okanagan   district   alone.  The British, Columbia Power Commission  continues to supply its service at cost,  and is consistently striving and succeeding in reducing the average cost of  power to customers in rural, residential,  commercial and industrial categories.  ���    ��� * ���  The British Columbia Power Commission  policy of production in advance of  demand has encouraged establishment  of , new    industries -and    enterprises.  The British Columbia Power Commission  staff, line crews, powerhouse operators,  ,.'��� field men, office personnel and all the  rest of the organization, are serving the  people of British Columbia with their  best energies and abilities.  TO BRITISH COLUMBIA POWER COMMISSION  CUSTOMERS IN THE COASTAL REGION, CONGRATULATIONS ON A YEAR OF PROGRESS AND  BEST WISHES FOR YOUR FUTURE PROSPERITY  AND HAPPINESS IN THE NEW YEAR.  BRITISH COLUMBIA  POWER COMMISSION  PC-43  of those huge pots of gold they  have in the States, to get so  close to it, and then miss it,  would make you want to go  out, and take a< long walk on  a  short pier.  They tell, me .that a parrot,  is the only creature, gifted  with the power of speech, that  is content to repeat what it  hears, without trying to make  a good story, how true. Had  a visit rom the Navy again  yesterday, noticed a group at  the    showing    of    "Sorrowful  Thursday January 11 1951       The Coast News  Jones", .at. Bal's show the  other night. Looked like old  times to see them back here  'again. They were frequent  visitors here a few years ago,  when they would play baseball  with our boys. Nice to see them  and hope they drop in often.  Something I read somewhere.  The reason there are so few  good talkers in public, is, that  there are so few thinkers in  private.  A'iri'  ^  Mil  Put VEgor in^Life Stream"  You can i>el "more dcutl than alive" Just because  vour blood, your "lire stream", lucks iron needeg  Ta.u "'���; i<-- v.o:v hc.'-'li, pei\ steadier nerves, this  very (lay Al all drug stores.  .^aj.M^ji��.j^.��jriM����m��uj.xJ��1al.^.JJJ.ri.ijm^m��ie���a_  ..._ assays  o  SERVICE  Phone 33  Gibsons B.C.  SHORTAGES, LIKE  SPRING,  ARE JUST AROUND THE  CORNES  We have a first class selection now  RANGES     REFRIGERATORS     WASHERS  ��� Later Deliveries are uncertain  THE FOLLOWING ARE NOW AVAILABLE  COAL AND WOOD RANGES  GURNEY                FAWCETT               .WINGHAM  including water fronts  from $115  OIL RANGES  ABOVE RANGES FACTORY EQUIPPED OR  CONVERTED WITH "CYCLOS" "KEMAC" OR  "CREST" POT TYPE BURNERS        from $121  GAS RANGES  "Gurney" 3 burner - propane type from $121  ELECTRIC RANGES  "WESTINGHOUSE" DE LUXE AND COTTAGE  MODELS     from  $230  "HEAT WAVE"  RANGETTE 110 VOLT PLUG IN  THE FIRST WITH AUTOMATIC OVEN CONTROL from $86  SPECIAL ��� GARBAGE BURNER HEATERS  NEW  "BRANT"  KITCHENETTE  HEATERS.   WITH  FULL  OVEN  DESIGNED  TO  ACCOMPANY ^ABOVE  MENTIONED   GAS  AND ELECTRIC STOVES   $75  CAMP STOVES  "Camp Cooks"  from $31.95  TERMS ARRANGED SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS  f-  X  - ^3f  Famous "KOALa" Gabardine  SUITS   JACKETS   SLACKS  This Gabardine is one of the "iron" wearing materials tha,t have grown so popular because of  their fine looking appearance and lasting quality.  2 WEEKS DELIVERY  ���  Suits that will last for years.  Styles that will make you proud.  These famous brand clothes are a  lasting investment.  Take advantage of these temporary., low prices.  $69.50  j  !  ���  Ail Wool Gabardine Blue  OVERCOATS   $59.50  <&*�������  December's Offer Still Stands  One White Shirt FREE with Every Suit Purchased.  DEER'S CLOTHES  Phone Sechelt 56  ' If You Want to Look Sleek - See Deek" The Coast News      Thursday January 11 1951  LEAMENT  FFLE WIN!  THIS F  Second session of the 22nd  Legislative Assembly of  British Columbia will open on  Tuesday, February 20, 1951, it  was announced by Acting  Premier Herbert Anseomb.  Prepartions are under way  and reviews by the Cabinet of  the estimates of expenditures  for the various departments of  Government for the coming  /are    exected   Ho    start  year  shortly.  Economy  keynote in  mates.  will  again  reviewing  be the  the esti-  IETH YEAR  WAS WEDNESDAY  GIBSONS. Samuel Armour  celebrated his 90th birthday  Wednesday by means of a  party at the home of Mrs J.  Lowden.  Mr Armour has been here  since 1911 when /he arrived  from Maine, U.S.A. he was a  great friend of Connie Mack,  great old man of baseba'll.  (The well liked gentleman  ��� cilme here for his health.  According   to    the   party   he  GIBSONS. Winners of a cake  raffle recenty held by the  Sunshine Poultry C3ub were  Mrs C Day, Mrs I McKay and  Miss J Mc Queen.  Ten    members    attended    a  poultry   judging  dmonstration  sponsored    by   the   club   and.  handled by R'H McMillan of"  New Westminster.  H GRIFFITHS  GETS PROMOT  SECHELT. It will be of interest to many in this locality  to know that Garth Griffiths,  formerly regional superintendent for the B.C. Power Commission at Nanaimo, has been  promoted to Deputy Chief Engineer, with headquarters a$  Victoria.  T Bird, district manager for  Vernon and lately in charge  of Vancouver Island transmission system for the government company, will. take over  at, Nanaimo. The two latter  jobs will now be combined  under Mr Bird.  CHEVROLET for 1951 presents a new profile, with extended rear fenders, newly designed grille;  longer, lower, more sweeping lines; and many other features. Chevrolet also offers Powerglide automatic transmission, as an option at extra cost. Powerglide is fully automatic and eliminates the clutch  pedal and the; mechanical shift. This is the first fully automatic transmission to be offered in the lowest price field. Also offered are new Jumbo-Brum brakes which require 25 percent less pedal pressure. Shown above is the 1951 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe four-door sedan. There are 11 other  models including the Chevrolet Bel Air, Canada's first "hard-top" convertible.  celebrated  we   would  his  venture   was   a  success  suggest  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS -  Tenders are invited for the construction of the new  foundations and alterations in the basement of the  (Sibsons Landing Elementary School. Copies of plans  and specifications may be obtained on application to  .the undersigned.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Gibsons Landing  Elementary School Alterations' V will be recieyed on or  before 6 o 'clock p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 1951.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.  Mrs. Anne Burns,  Secretary - Treasurer^ ~  School District No. 46   (Sechelt),  GIBSONS, B.C.  aw  #&f <������6d&m  JM  DOUBLE DISTILLED  You'll enjoy the mature perfection for which this famous  Canadian   Rye   Whisky   has  traditionally been noted  perfection recognized by the  people of B.C. who appre  ciate the full-bodied flavour and mellow richness  of B.C. Double Distilled.  THE   BRITISH   COLUMBIA  DiSTJLLERY   CO.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.  LTD.  This advertisement is not published or displayed 'by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  ALEXANDER  ���   (Continued)  Science, the  'thaVe  b'eeii  developed,   these  these    fields    are    scattered,  * c\ tt ��      a right    across   Russia   making  A.O.TJ. - a found- .,�� . .,,     ,,      . . ��  ,.       ���      ,T       ,   -j      c       i ���   it  impossible  Lor  (heavy   air  ation for the study of cycles, .^    I*   in   choke ' ofl?   siit* >  e is a Fellow of the American ���,.        ,,.     . ���,,    \ ���  n    ~      u-   -> c< ������ * ii,       plies.    Massive    air "attack\S  Geographical Society and hon- x  orary officer of the Dominion  "to  Game Department.  In [this critical period of the  next year, before the"United  'Nations have built up strength  to curb agression in the world,  we must be well informed as  to the extent of the industrial  strength of the U.S.S.R. and  the countries associated with  them.  It is amazng to see in our  great daily papers, the information that Russia cannot carry  on any extended military agression because of tthe lack of  oil.    This    writer    wishes    to  ���make plain that any statement,  \ of this nature is wishful thinking on the part of anyone and  it will do no good to hope for  a collapse of Russian armed  forces as happened to Germany  through lack of oil.  Here  are the latest figures  we have, on the U.S.S.R. production for the first half of the  year of 1950. Some 132.7 million barrels of crude oil compared  with   a  production   capacity  of  113;7  for  the  first  half  of 1949,   an increase'of  19 million barrels. Making the v  U.S.S.R,   the*   third  largest  oil producer,   exeeded   cnly>  by-the U.S.A.: and Venezuela  and she is second only to the  V.$.��..<  in   amounts   consumed.  Russia  has  more   than  20  petroleum  -   bearing'  baslnsi  and    trje    extent    of > these.   .  basins   are   from   a   few   hundred    square, miles   to   more  than  100.O0O, lthi3   area   has  more than 140 oil. fields that  ���against   transportation   m'jfght  over a period of years.  It  is . the   height   of   folly  to think that any air a.ttacks  mounted   against  Russian   oil  .production"/would have  much  advantage  unless! they were  carried   on   over  a  long  and  extended    period     and    we ���  may as well face this matter  squarely.  The source of the writers  information is ;eon&ained in  the following, Pratt, Wallace  E, and Good, Dorothy, Eds.  By 20 authors- Batlzak, S.S.,  Vasyutin, V.F.^ Fefein Y.G.  Economic  Geography   of  the .  ������tts.sffC .Moscow,. .-.ciaio %  Cressey , George B. The Basis  of Soviet Strength. 1945.  WE LEAD  THE HARBOUR WITH  ���&  Dry Goods   .     }   }m  China  New, Fresh Supplies  A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C. ���  i  Kenneth  C.   Alexander  F.A.C.S.  OTTAWA. External, 'trade,  always important to Canada,  is now more important than  ever. To-day, Canada is the  third.. trading nation in .-the  world. N  |  1  I  ��� I  i  Wrm MeFacHen  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office    Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment ���  Every day except * Thurs.i; W  Why go to Vancouver for'^  Optical Service ?  i  1  i  DENTAL NOTICE  A. M  LOWE, D.D.S., L.D.S.  IMMEDIATE iABORATORY SERVICE  jj    : Phone 20 H 2 /  ���  W  I'  I  i  w  I  I  I  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  Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always  Steer For  HASSANS  LANDING  Midway South Shore  I  WE CATER TO PARTIES  SERVICE  IS   OUR MOTTO  GOOD FOOD ��� OF COURSE  Sechelt Tea Room  Mrs. H. M/Parrish, Proprietor  Phone 89  Sechelt-J  >ecneft-Jervis  lowing Company  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS:��� "    *'.  Pender  Harbour:  Bill  Donley���Phone:   Seehelt  11S2  Gibsons.. Reg.  Godfrey���Phone:  Granthams  56  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or ,305  Vancouver:  Phone  PAeif ic  4558 ���   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 .;..;.'.;��� h' ; Marine ;Salvage  Salvage Pumps  -/- -"'-��� ���'':":.^ ���: ��� Reader's Right  (Continued)  that you   have   classified   me  with such well known men as  Harrv Truman, Drew Pearson,  Boss' Johnson, Harold Winch,  Jimmy Sinclair and others  among whom my memory fails  me at the moment.  However, I venture/to suggest, that there is one weakness in thjs article - Whilst it  is quite unnecessary to describe the other gentlemen referred to, most of those that  might read the issue would  surely ask who the heck is.  Horace  Aggett.  Sir." Would it not be pertinent at this time to ask for  .the ferry slip to. be placed on  the Indian Reserve point. It  will only be a short time ere  we will have to go to James  Sinclair, M.P. for another $1  million of public funds to extend Gibsons wharf, if there  is any idea of having the ferry  land .there.  The dreadful traffic approach and lack of parking  space, are' self  evident.  Port Mellon will be in operation within three months and  (a);l passenger and' express  freight will come through here.  Mr Carson has definitely promised "Batt" Maclntyre that  the road will go through as  soon as  the  pulp  mill  opens.  I leave it to the imagimation  j'  I  1  1  1  ^!?S^^^^S:?Sl:=^^^^5^T^^^^^!^TrSS^^^^??^t?!?^^^sfrS^^^^?:T^^8  !DELAYED J  Our wishes may be delayed but they are never the less  sincere and from\ the bottom of our hearts.  of those interested, how impossible it will be for the present  wharf to handle such a volume.  Any shift in wharf facilities  should hardly affect the village, as Gibsons will be the  shopping cerytre ,' for Port  Mellon, provided there are  decent road  connections.  No time sould-be lost.taking  up this road and wharf busi-  nesswith the proper authorities.  This means the Boards of  Trade and other loeal concerns.  L.S.  Jackson.  EDITOR The News��� ���  Sir it is a! pleasure to be  " present at some of the local  , gatherings, but there is one  very distinct drawback as far  as oldsters are concerned and  I can assure you that attendance would be doubled if it.  could be overcome.  Our hearing is none too  good* and if the roar and confusion of the attending small  children could be subdued, we  might more appreciate what  is being said and done.  When Mrs Haslam spoke at  a Roberts Creek concert recently, the kitchen door occasionally opened and the roar of  the ill bred mob sounded like  a well filled beer parlour.  Another thing the . Roberts  Creek parents could do is to  teach the kids to take their  halts off. Some o these lugs are  not knee high, either.  Bohunk.  1  1  i:  1  I"  I  1  has been the patronage from our many friendly  <nistoinersj;we- *haye jdec?ded to remain and gTow with  Gibsons. Inthis, the begiiming of a new year, we can  renew our faith in the future and ourselves.  SERVICE AND ECONOMY IS OUR MOTTO  ku in Age n Cof f e e  Shop  Phone Gibsons 70  |  I  i  ���m  I  i  ;-.-..T?!T...,-.w-  -l  WHERE FRIENDSHIP COUNTS MORE   ^"^  "^fisr.;  1  1  1  Beat The High Cost of Living  Used Ranges - Completely Remodelled  GUARANTEED  This Week's Special  ���art-   '  FAJ^DETT "Century" Electric Range  enamelled, high closet. ALL new castings.  New Waterfronts.     $75  Enamelled range, six hole, high shelf  .First Class Shape .'.  ?59  Watch for January Clearance Sab.  Starting  Friday and Saturday Specials  A New, Bargain Hunter's Paradise,  SUNSET HARDWARE  Gibsons Phone 32   -  Sir. You have expressed a  wish that maitters of public  interest be discussed in your  columms, and I am now adopting this method of directing  the attention of the citizens  of Gibsons to the important  subject of "Zoning" particularly in view of the promise  of improved transportation  facilities at an early date,  which will in my opinion,  make Gibsons the distribution,  centre for Howe Sound Peninsula, a condition that we are  not too well prepared for at  the present moment.  I understand that Sechelt,  which is not an organized village, has a restricted district  for commercial purposes.  Gibsons ratepayers association  urged the Villalge Commission  I  Thursday Januarv 11 1951    The Coast News  to consider adopting aZoning  By-Law. The Commission is  still giving it consideration.  With the expansion of the  Village boundaries, and the  advent ofs the Blackball Ferry,  the necessity and need for a  reasonable zoning by-law in  this Village, whereby business  people will know where they  can be permitted to locate new  businesses, without having to  contend with criticism from  adjoining home owners, and  where home owners who invest  money in _hom.es can be given  necessary protection against  devaluation of their property  'as the result of commercial  activities, surely there can be  little   real   objection  to   such  procedure.  If anything is to be done  in this matter ihen there  should be no further delay in  the Village Commission taking  action, and I am filing a resolution with the Village Clerk  asking that the subject of  "Zoning" be dealt with at the  next meeting of the Commission, on Wednesday, January  17 at 7 p.m.  Pending passing * of a bylaw, the Village Commission  ha's the legal right to refuse  applications for a trade license  by new applicants, providing  unanimous in its decision. I do  not like this rather arbitrary  manner of doing business, but.  (Continued   on   page   8)  1  .1  ��  I  I  I  i  I  i  1  i  it  1  �� i  I:  1  i  I  I   I  I  INCLAI  SECHELT LEGION HALL  JAN   16   8 PM.  SPEAKER  JAMES SINCLAIR M.P.  REFRESHMENTS   TRANSPORTATION  Persons wishing to attend will have transport provided. Please board the  regular Gibsons - Sechelt bus which leaves ithe Machigonne at 7 p.m. Advise  the driver you are attending the Liberal meeting. It's a free fci&e. Return  transport will be provided.  EVERYONE   WELCOME  f '       t^^^^^^   ~r        ^r   _^   ^^   -^     ^^   ^^   ^^^^^^^^^^^r.  i,WyvSK^g#$^  ��?,',&:mw'yii%&}��*1@r  DO YOU KNOW:  p-Y>-;.-  That 100 percent of our Province, British  Columbia, has been Air Photographed.  DO YOU KNOW:  :  Air Photographs are useful for loggers,  farmers, sportsmen, recreationists, community    planners,    engineers    and    many  others.  DO YOU KNOW:  Air Photographs are available from tj��"ie  AIR SURVEY DIVISION of the Surveys  and Mapping Service, Department of Lands  and Forests, Victoria, B.C.  1  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND FOREST  F^ ftelrose,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Honourable E.T. SCeniiey  Minister^  ggggggg 8  The Coast News  Thursday January 11 1951  SECHELT  By ARIES.  AT THE REGULAR, monthly  meeting of the W.A. to the  Canadja^i  Legion   at   Sechellj  with Mrs Batchelor, President,  in the chair, the ladies decided  ���to  hold  an  annual  Shamrock  Tea  on  March  13.  MRS A.A..  ���French and Mrs Ruth Mitchell  will    be    general     convenors.  It is hoped to have a good time  on this  occasion,  so  keep the  date    handy.    We    hear     the  Legion   will    discontinue    the  Saturday   cabairet'.   They   are  going   to    ttiy    the    ordinary-  dances as a means of* adding  "to the general fund lets hope  they  -make   good  on  this.  Saw a lovely new car today  understand it belongs to Mr  and Mrs Ronnie Larsen. They  have just come ��� back from  California where, with the two  children, Ronnie and Dorothy  they spent a most enjoyable  trip.  Speaking of California, we  had a very nice card from Mrs  Margaret Arnold who is down  there. She tells us she is enjoying the sunshine. Well so  are we. It was wonderful here  today,  just  like  spring.  Spending a few "days in  Sechelt and guests of Mr and  Mrs W McKissock are Mr and  Mrs John Tait of Vancouver.  J^��<^  CANADA'S ONLY BOWL. GAME played on New Year's day. The  Garbage Bowl game took place on the Montreal West Athletic  Grounds in Montreal with the pyjama clad Southside Bombers  emerging as victors over the underwear attired Northside Combines  (not combinations). It was rough going with plenty of chills for  the battlers and much wear and tear on the uniforms as shown  <?  w0>  ;X&iJ  in the above photos. The gridiron was covered knee-deep in heavy  snow. The game only saw one touchdown as compared with the  high-scores of the U.S. bowl games. The Southside ploughed  through the snow in the second quarter for the T.D. after scoring  a rouge in the first stanza to win over the Wolly Wollies CA  It was the second annual Garbage Bowl Game.  6-0.  PENGUIN'S COUSIN ��� Thousands  of fish-eating birds known as the-  Brunnich's Murre, full cousin of  the Puffin, appeared in the Montreal area after recent high winds.  The birds, bred in the Gulf of St.  Lawrence are marine birds and  cannot take off from land. Dan  Ryan, Sr.. president of the Verdun  and District Sportsman's Associn-  tion. is making a personal investigation to see if the birds  Starved to death or moved on to  the Great Lakes. If thev are found,  he wili see what can be done to  6hip them hack to the gulf.  AROUND  MURDOCK'S  By Myrnes  A RECENT shower for newly  married Mrs Bill Murdock  disclosed a fine array of gifts  from locals who had well remembered the new bride when  she was a teacheer at Pender  she  was' a  teacher  at Pender  Barney Warden has had a  'tough time in Shaughnessy  Hospital. We hope everything  turns out O.K. in the ��� future.  Doug and Pearl Parker were  recent  visitors.  Ned and Nerine Garvy moved  into their new home on December 6. This is the fourjth home  which has been built in the;  la'st two ".years just'.easit of  Murdochs.  Your Favorite  Four!...  Daytime Dramas  "MA PERKINS"  11:30 a.m.  "GUIDING LIGHT"  11:45 a.m.  "PERRY MASON"  3:30 p.m.  "BIG SISTER"  3:45 p.m.  Cjn  R  *DIAL 600  GOVERNMENT OF CANADA  31% FIRST WAR LOAN BONDS  Due February 1st, 1948-52  EEARIMG   CALL    LETTER   'D'   ONLY  HAVE BEEN DRAWN FOR PAYMENT  February 1, 1951  AT $100.50 FOR EACH $100.  Bonds of this issue bearing the call letter shown should  be presented for redemption on February 1, 1951  or as soon thereafter as possible with all coupons of  later date attached. These bonds will, not earn  interest after February 1, 1951.  BR-13  W I NOTES  GIBSONS. Regular meeting of  the Womens Institute was  held recently in the United  Church Hall with Vice President, Mrs J Atlee in the chair.  The unit has now paid off  the Memorial Pledge Fund in  full.  Iti was decided to start collections through this and next  month   in   order   to   aid   the  march of dimes, campaign.  A whisti drive in-aid of the  building fund was -held in the  home of Mrs T Metcalfe.  - The meeting heard that all  last year's project accounts  ihad been paid for leaving a  small balance in order to start-  off  the new year.  Next meeting will be held  January 16 at 10 o clock.  Members pins' are now on  hand, costing $1.30 each.  Reader's Right  (Continued) ���  where I feel that any application for a trades license from  a new applicant involves locating a business in a residen-  t'al area which in its operation-would be detrimental to  surrounding, home1 owners, I  shall vote against granting  the request.  ���   Robt. Macnicol.  Commissioner-  I  "JUST  LOOK AT THESE  tBARGAIN OFFERS!  THIS^:l!IEWSPWe^1-3f^  /M-r-e-o *���     ������ OFFER No. 2  OFFER NO.  1 ! MAGAZINE FROM  3 MAGAZINES FROM ... GROUP A  orinfTP u % ty^GAZINES FROM  GROUP B ^groUPB  OFFER No. 3  4 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $3-75  $4-75  $435  GROUP A  Mark an "X" before magazine desired and.  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