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 LIBRARY  There's Trout In Them Streams  / *< - '��_# .       ;    i  -:���* j* ��  * +  * ��.-���* *  -. \  .      3  nj-^jgnaaaaaaaxpga  CLARK GABLE and his bride, Sylvia^ prepare to snag  some fresh trout for dinner on the Animas River in  the Colorado Rockies while on location for Clark's  forthcoming "outdoor action picture for M-G-M,  "Across 't���e'^ide Missouri."  t E T M E i N  r  By        v  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  I  PEAR   Mr   Cecil   Lawrence;  Please excuse me addressing  rou in this manner but I would  ike to have it understood that  want to speak to you.  Before I go any farther,  I  eould  like  to   let. you  knp\v  ou can write back and it Will  he printed.  - There 'are some questions I  Hsh to ask you in this matter  ��f getting a franchise across  he ferry, when it comes.  ' You will have to take four  r five busses: across on the  erry and that will take the  lace of 12 or 15 cars, what is  oing to happen to those cars,  robably most of them will be  uneman and "- tourists?' I  iggest they wil] have to park  herever mTkins is available  this village of no parking  ind wait for the return ,of the  rry  in   two  hours.  That  is,  rovided   the   ferrv, they  are  aiting for is not'the last one, *  cause then they would have  wait for the first one  Yon claim the ferry- people '  ant your busses on~the/bdt#s.  hat    could    be - .reasonable,  ough, During'jthe six summer  onths your busses will be in  he way  as   far ' as   "tourists v  re concerned   and    the   foci  hat we will  a7so be tapping-  'owell   River    with . its   1200  ars an4 trucks, and of course, ;J  heir busses would be abje tjptr^  0; on   the : ferry   too;  , That ,  frouM    mean    that    probably*;'  without  exasperation  and   ac-':  fording  to   figures   from   last ^  fear, you would Have three or  ���  :our of your   busses   on.   the  erry and Powell River would  ia!ve three or maybe just two,  mt then again, it could have  ive. ���-.'-, ��� '������..'��������� '..'���'.'.'-,    _  (Continued on pag^ 4)  ;"<_'.;  Water Arrears On  Tax Notices Now  GIBSONS.  At  the  institution  /of Commissioner R Macnicol,  consideration of the proposed  rezoning Jbylaw  will  be  postponed  from  now   until  three  months from now.  "���   "This" will "givje- us~a'cta_.ce~  to find out all the ins and outs  about rezoning", Mr Macnicol  said.   "We  have   to   be  very  sure when ,we do  finally  get  down to enacting legislation".  Atj the; request  of  Village  Clerk  Robert  Burns,   commission    approved   'addition: oof  water    arrears    to      the ^tax  notices. '���. .0.  .  Introduction of bylaw number 88 dealing with changes in  the trades license ' bylaw was  made by instigate Harley  Anderson.  Stop Signs May  Soon Dot Streets  >>  GIBSONS. "Stop^' signs may  * soon be erected at either side  of the United Church according to intention of1 the Village  Commission which will apply  to U.C.M.P. for permission to  erect the traffic warnings.      -  Commissioner    W.    Skellett  ~ forecast    difficulties    in    the  future   when   the  ,'car   ferry  brings increased traffic around  } the present dangerous turn.  Teachers Go To  Arbitration Soon  SECHELT.    District     School:  I/   Board  and  teacher's,  have  ���arranged   for  voluntary   arbitration in ordeiir to settle dif-  ife<rences    of   opinion    a?s   to-  change in their contract  :" Tentative date set for the  arbitration proceedings is February 6, at Vancouver.  ���-.;���'������ ;StahEyaiis of Vancouver  will present the ca^e for the  Teachers and Frank Wilson of  Ohilliwack will represent the  School Board.  .^      Published by The Coast News, Gibsons, B.C.  Vol. 4 - 54 V     Thursday February 1 1951    5c per copy, $2.00 per yc.  'Authorized as Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottaw,  iC  A/y-,  utees  ED SMITH  GIBSONS. Edward Stall was  named president' V of the  Mount. Elphinstone Cemetery  Board at the" annual'5; meeting  of the group.  Other    officers    are;    S.G.  Armour,   Roy   Malyea,   Ernie  McEwen and T.C. Clark.  The board decided to review  the lower bench, 10 acre plot  with a view to expanding the  cemetery. This, the directors  contend, would help ayoid the  long uphill climb.        ������;..    ���  Volunteers are the order of  the day according to/the executive, itself a voluteer unit.  Money or help or labour would  be of inestimable value to the  cemetery board.       _  It points out that any committee member would}, be only  too pleased to discuss :|he help  question ja<nd outiliiie the  board's function.  Pump House Trees  Must Be Moved  GIBSONS. Trees around the  pumphouse came in for discussion when Village Commissioners took exception to the  suggestion that, plans' for a  . fence around the property  should be delayed for some  time.  Water Commissioner James  Hall pointed out that fence  construction would have to be  delayed while trees, now felled,  were removed. <  ..��� Last years water commissioner Mrs E. Nestman objected  to leaving the area open to  roving animals. But gave way  when assured the trees would  have to be removed before, the  fence could economically be  built.  Efforts will be made by Commissioners to have the Maple  and aider logs, removed immediately. ,,  Cleaning operations will continue as. soon a"S it is possible  to do so. ;  ApSSMENT COURT  GIBSONS.  Court   of  revision  for objectors to the present,  assessment roll will be heard  '��� ftt Municipal Hall,  Thursday  at 10 ��� a.m..'"�����?������  <���-<"    -���-'���������  tr  ���SELMA PARK. Followin  representation from residents,  VON. services will be supplied  Middlepoint . and Woodbay  area.  Faced with petitions from  the areas, the executive board  of the VON. at a recent meeting agreed to have the. nurse  make  visits.  GIBSONS. Resignation  of Wally Graham  as  water  caretaker  for the Village will take effect immediately.  Reiuctlantly. commissioners accepted the resignation following Mr Graham's information that the "wages offered are a  iiig-Mr Graham's information that the "wages offered are a  personal insult. I coud make more money baby sitting."  Commissioners had recently  held a commi.tee meeting in  which they outlined the wages  and various remunerations  whiet could amount to $1200  per. year with opportunity to  make more by means of hourly  wages.  ��� Said Commissioner Harley-  Anderson. "I am somewhat  surprized at this, (the letter of  resignation) I thought we were  offering Mr Graham exactly  what he asked for".  Commission Chairman Mrs E  Nestman was the only dissenting vote when it came to the  final showdown.  "T . regret, very much, the  manner in which this whole  thing has been taken. Wally  Graham has done a lot of free  work for this village when we  had no money arid now we just  accept his resignation without  even trying to discuss the  matter.*- '      - ��� :-'���-  Commissioner W. Skellett  minced few words, "we took  all one night to discuss this  this matter and now you want  to dicuss if all over again.  James Hall, forced by verbal  manouvering, moved acceptance of the resignation.  Robert Macnicol took care  of the gap left in the water  caretaker's .duties when hie  suggested Water Commissioner James Hall be ajuthorizjld  to hire tmnporarv heir) until  the commission has time to  replace Mr Graham.  Maclntyre  Guest Speaker  GAMBIER, B.M. Maclntyre  M.L.A. will be guest speaker  at a. genera] meeting of members and friends of Howe  Sound Veterans in the Memorial Hall, February 11 at 2  p.m.  Mr Maclntyre will speak on  the needs of the area with  particular reference to transportation, hospitalization and  other important matters.  Said Unit President Francis--  Drage,   J.P..'.' It  is   hoped   to  have Colonel Maclntyre make-  representations to the government  on  ouir  behalf.   I   shall  follow him to Victoria within,  a short tinve in order to back  .up'1 our  honorary  president.' ���  ... *.^s;/;th,i/3\;is' a^unit. .meeting  it. will   ript;ibe   open-to   the_-  public,"  Secretary  J.   Adkins  announced.     Admittance     for*  non   members   will   be   by  in-'  vitation only.  Members    are     invited     to  bring their ladies.  Transportation from Gibsons  will  be   supplied   by   Robert  Hunter leaving Gibsons wharf  at 1 p.m.  Monkey Food  Rural Route For  Halfmoon Bay Now  HALFMOON BAY. JaJrn^s  Sinclair M.P. recieved credit  for having the rural mail delivery inaugurated early January.  ' According to thei area's  Liberal Association, the post  office at-Madeira* Park closed  for business with advent of the  now service.  "''Ed Pratt of Halfmortn Bay  ���������will be ���courier; according to  -the contract awarded. Resrinn  covered w?ll bo from Welcome  Beach to Kleindale.  Teacher's Meet  age  * -i  nui  SECHELT.    Mrs    B.    Rankin  Teacher's representative and  A.S. Trueman, past president  of the North Shore District  attended the quarterly-meeting  of the North Shore District  Council in Vancouver on Saturday, January 27.  At the meeting a full report  of the Fall Convention held  in West Vancouver, was given  and other B.C. Teacher's Federation business was considered.  Two .child wives,  and- fourteen $ a jungle  Indian chiettiain froiir^Chiapas,  southernmost' state of Mexico,  pose with; their Sunday dinner,  a dried monkey. Monkey eaters  form:,a. startling sequence in  the newest Moody Institute ^f  Science sound - color film,  '' To Every Creature,'' pr  duced by Dr. Irwin A. Moon.  The film will be shown in the  Gibson Memorial Unitnl  Church, Friday (February 16),  at 8:00 p.m.   ;  IN THE. U.S.A. requests for  babies for adoption outnumber  Ike ones available by 10 to rue. 2  The Coast News    Thursday February 1 1951  - -j ...  Pioneer in Paper  ....HISTORY is yesterday's happenings, several years from now.  That sums up what we have just read in the first issue of  Eagle newspaper, which has landed in our office by the good  will of Robert Telford.  The editor- -publisher wrote a long story as his lead editorial and said. "With the greatest optimism and the thrill of  adventure, we launch the EAGLET FROM ITS NEST and trust  that soon it may be, worthy of the title, EAGLE the 'King of  ��� things that pierce the eye of the noonday sun, and whirl in limitless flights of achievement.  Without appearing to' be superior, we suggest few papers  have ever had a "fancier" launching. .  The publisher little thought of posterity as he failed to  date the issue, and completely forgot that his name should appear somewhere in the six page Gestetner printed paper.  /Stan Trueman must have been a newcomer then, as. one  story deals with the new teacher who is a "whizzer" at base'  ball, while "Spiv'.' Inglis sent the first tree hurtling on the  newly donated, two lot playing field donated by Mrs L. DougalL  The paper also told of a Mr Byfield who ha!d packed his  glass and pipes and was going to build a greenhouse in Powell  River. "  Something that rang a faint, bell of recollection is the pi oft  in a later issue which deals with asking for copy or stories from  .various organizations. The Editor points out that -all news must  be in by Wednesday in order for it to get into the next issue of  the Eagle which was typed by Mrs. R. MacDonald.  It told about the reception for Harry Winn's dad and how  the elder Mr Winn "handed the wedding cake 'around personally."  One point that caused a chuckle was the following.  Mr Dougherty, provincial highway and bridge constructor  is among us and is staying with Miss Jacks. Many of the 13  bridges that one has to traverse from here to Sechelt should  merit his attention, especially having in view-the coming ferry.  This, on the September 13, 1931. .  It is now 1951 and we are still talking about the same ferry.  At Roberts Creek a new room had been added to the present  one room which "will give the children a place in which to'play .  during the wet weather". ���     ,  Jack Dunn had returned from. somewhere < and was just  cr'arin' to -go.    ��� - .    . '  Mrs R.H. Brooks of Halfmoon Bay had many tame chip--  munks which would scamper up and down, and around a wheel  specially made for them.  Jack Mayrie was doing some relieving work in the post  office on BoWen Island.  '   C.P. Smith of Gibsons donated goal posts to the school and  then helpedrput ��th��m up. .   ?  Resuls of-the hair competition was'announced "and it was  won by Mary W.Gr., Bell. A foot competition was to follow.'���  ; Mrs Helen McCall was advertising photography with 24  hour service, while F.W. Downes of Roberts Creek advertised  "Lightning Service." The Wilson Creek Garage was run then,  as now, by Roger Green.  In one of the later issues, clarification was given to a  question about cooking and meals in one of the road caraps at  Halfmoon Bay. The Eagle scratched a- few eyes over that one.  Someone ^iSe.ntolle;:.edit6>.:a;���^^^ufe;,'. for;; $1.0:000 land���? then;;  forgot to put has or her name on the paper. That started a full  column of discussion.   ' ���;,���;.  In one issue, .a full   quarter   column is   given   over to   the.:  names of everyone who   lived   at   Wilson  Creek.   The   editor  suggested that others should know "that  quite  a lot  of fine  people are living in these seemingly small places".  A funnyr page for children wTas written by Grey-Wp.lf while  an.'editorial signed:" Ye Editor" wound up 'With the  words,  "boost for. improvements in places and people and for truth,,  goodness and beauty". - 7 /' '.  :  The Cooperative  store,  advertised,  "All  sorts  and  most  everything-t That slipuld. have covered the subject.  Earl McLennan had'hurt-himself' in the gravel pit and was  under the Docor for treatment. Well.... "  An editorial;in the May 16 issue demands a fire brigade   .  and a hooter iiv order to warn of fires. The editor called a meeting. m^e^iW^ Hall to discuss the proplem. He warned alt they ���  whp w'ere ^oingvto attend���f--^-VPJtft!''aut^-ihcir.'' fires before: they left {  home. '   ;     >'���'������'���������     "; *���.-'--.  ."'���'������  ���long about the number 20 copy comes the news that C.  'Owen Darby'was the editor.  These old: papers cause chuckles to us now, as ours will to  ^hey who come a few years from npw,  but  Mr  Darby  was   a  paper, which is-: .  "'"TKS  ��*>  ;pidneer^^^^that .is what this world^^eeids; today  y^��^0E&ghr'was a brightjand br^ezy^'newsy, p^  something nearly impossible to achieve now. Costs, then were  suchVtixat Mr Darby had only to carry^ three (or\ four in his  paper andrt1ie; rest could ga as news |iid views! The enterprising  gentleman-promised������>-'��� to print-the:columns ofanyoneinterested  in writing. - .      %-.: v;  We could hardly do: that today. Mr Darby came out  and said ;that such and such/-was >a disgrace and the work of so.  and so should be down right ashamed of himself.  We would lanquisli in jail for that now, or be bankrupt  2>aying libel charges. ; .���  Yet ;that was the spirit that was needed and is stil needed  in every fcohimunity, but is now sadly lacking.  We. ^re gratef.u^ calibre. .He had the  vision and foresight to know that someday a paper would be  needed--would survive in this area. These are the attributes ���  that Canada-and the Peninsula heed.  It behooves some of us to stir up and resurect that feeling  of drive and initiative that was shown in the old days. There is  more opportunity now for straight, constructive thinking than  there ever was hen.  It is too bad, men of Mr Darby's thinking, have to now lay  low. They were serving this area just 20 years too soon.  is little in the reccfrd, to indicate tjiat we, the public, can (  either locate, build or maintain  roads.  However it will be fun. to *  talk planning, so let's;at it. In  spite, of .Mr Wright's remarks,  I can see considerable'worth  in a main road nearer-- sea -  level; I have done some measuring oh the map (not a very  exact method, of course) and  find that a road to Roberts  Creek,   following   ai   probable,,  vrmitf*   nrnvmd   frrtwpr'1' Pni-ntf.^frt  Reader's Right,  EDITOR; THE  NEWS.  Sir. Your editorial of January 18 stresses the need of  planning location of roads; a  lettet by: I; Ml Wight in the  same issue deals with the same  matter, and I understand the  [Roberts Creek Board of Trade  has also had the subject under  consideration. That is all good,  though it may all be;fea^ bit>;  'MliCft irii WnnderlandBSiFH'&r^  connect; with  the  lower:. road  east ofv;C^ bel  aboiif half a mile longer than (  the present5 road V TCere"wlimid  .be three fairly short;:stretches.\  ������'���.';where':''-.eo^sttttc.ti6n.^ might  bej,  costly. ;]TJfreJ"pres^ni'''::r^iute en-1  tails climbing aibout four hun-^  dred. feet above sea-level and  coming  down  a'gain.  That   is  a cost not usually reckoned by\  a'motorist,.f,but meanss money  to freight or heavy bus traffic.  I  ani not .very  familiar, with  the   problem*   west   of    the  Creek,  to _ take near sea-level  and connect again in the Rat  Portage, . but  I  imagine  it* is  similar, though, likely shorter.  Ideally, the greatest good to^  the greatest number should be;  a guide. Where are the greaVj  est number? Mr Wright states  that the upper road "will soon,  fill up", .meaning,  I suppose,  with residents. Quite probably.  But what will the lower levels  be doing? And where ,are the  more   people   now?   In   1900  there "were: aibout five * families  (continued on page 7).  Alioe in ^onderland:"^he^i^ route around Gower'' Point--to  :ke(t-J<  Sechelt- Jeryir; I owing 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 PAcific  4558;  Night: KErr.  6352.  Phone (Js Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No, 1" ���r^especially ^equipped: for  hauling oats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Log Towing Scow Towing  N Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  WE LEAD ;;���-:-���  THE aAKBOUR WITH '  Dry Goods ]  ��� ; C^a;^;-v;::>;::-'/;''  NeSv; Fresh Supplies  A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  LEGAL  SERVICE  EARL DAWE, B.A., L.L.B.  BARRISTER     SOLICITOR  NOTARY PUBLIC  Wilson Greek  Phone :.. 5]  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  HASSAN'S  LANDING  Midway South Shore iLIAM W  his; ^writing  GIBSONS. Popular and likeable Harry Winn, telephone  operator and befriender ��� of  many, brought a "story into  the office which may be of  interest/ to some of the old  timers in the area and' certainly will be of value to the  younger generation in . trying to fit the disjointed and  un correlated history of this  territory  together,  Pubjished  in  the  Vancouver     Daily    Province-many  moons  ago,  it  was authored  by  one   Sam" Frost who   was  well  known   for  ability.  BY SAM FROST.  Public    spirited,   men    who  give their services to the community without thought of reward, are. to be found all over  f British  Columbia    and   else-  [ where.  Such    men    are   often  i misunderstood,- frequently erit-  isised   (and    occasionally. appreciated.  A  clear   consience,  coupled with a desire to serve  the  public   and   advance   its  (w elf are    is    the     mainspring  which actuates their sevice.,.  '   In  thickly  settled  communities   men   may   spend   their  ives in public service of "one  dud or  another  without  at-.  WE CATER TO PARTIES  SERVICE IS OUR MOTTO  GOOD FOOD��� OF COURSE  Sechelt Tea Room  Mrs. H. M. Parrish, Proprietor  Phone 89  itracting.much attention, but,  lb) smaller' settlements they  [stand out prominently. They  lajre   sometimes    popular   but  lore often suspected- of ulterior motives; Hence, the life of a  public vT: spirited.^citizen    in a  listrict  where  everyone  calls  [lis neighbour by his first name  no-t all beer and skittles.  Propably the, man who held  j ore public positions in British  folumbia withouttlsalary than  ly oth er person is William W.  rinn of ^Gibsons Landiing,  lrest Howe Sound. Everybody  10 visits that holiday-resort  knew him and sooner or later  came into contact with, him  as postmaster, harbour master  and telegraph agent.  A YoVkshirenran by birth  Mr Winn came to British  Columbia from Otley, near  Leeds, in May 1905. Settling  in Vancouver he began to  .attend meetings of the City  Council and Board of Works.  For six years he watched proceedings of City fathers with  keen interest. Believing he  could serve citizens in Ward  6'to their advantage, Mr Winn  offered himself for election to  the City Council- in 1910 but  failed by 40 votes to achieve  his desire.  In 1912 he moved with his  'familv to Gibsons Landing.  The same year he was elected  secretary to the Farmers Institute a position he held 'for ten  years.  Realizing the need fpr a  r burial, ground in the district  Mr Winn was responsible for  acquiring a cemetery site in  1921 and was elected honorary secretary' - treasurer of  ���the Cemetery Board.  Mr Winn also organized the  first Horticultural Show ever  held in Gibsons Landing and  for five years gave his services-  as secretary. He also, helped to  organize Howe Sound Cooperative Canning Association,  which handles practically the  entire crop of. fruits grown .in .,  W"m 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?  ***&  I  I  f  s  I  1  i^Sl^^^s^ii^sSv-  i  i  I  i  I  I  1  ���>  the district and -since''its formation in 1921 Mr Winn had  been its secretary treasurer.  In 1924 the Dominion. Government added to his duties  of postmaster and telegraph  agent, that of harbour master  without- adding to his salary.  For several years, Mr Winn  advocated the formation of  a village commission to administer the affairs of the community. In 1928 he carried  his campaign to a successful  issue. Gibsons Landing was  incorporated as a "Village  municipality". Mr Winn was  elected one, of the first commissioners and was appointed  chairman without pay. or indemnity. With commissioners  George Cooper and John J.  Corlett he sat on the commission as head of the water department and spent many  anxious days in efforts to ob-  , tain a permanent waiter supply  .(Continued on.p^ago:^  ...and welcome wherever  he goes ��� for ��� Captain Morgan  is Canada's largest selling rum  Try Captain Morgan Rum ���  you'll like it9 too!  Thursday February 1 1951      The Coast News  Business and Professional  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING  COLD LABEL  Rich and  full-bodied  RUM  Blended to Perfection from Carefully Selected Rare Old Rums  Extra smooth  .  and flavourful  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  Plumbing- and Electrical  Supplies,   Fixtures,  Service  Sechelt Building  Suppies  Phone   60  CAMERA SERVICE  PLUMBING and HEATING  Free Camera Service  Buying-   a   better   camera   or  other   photo    equipment?  Your   professional   photographer   will   gladly   ad- .  vi.se   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  Bhone   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  I   L.  Peninsula     Cat>&.  ,.     24rHour -Service   y;;  2   Phones* ���--'-., 2   Cabs  WILSON   CREEK   and  SELMA   PARK    "  Phone Sechelt 66  GIFT STORE  Taxi Sir ?  call  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt   48  Headquarters   for  Wool,  Notions,   Cards,   Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15 Store  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  TRANSFERS-TRUCKS  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 54 Res.   08  SNOW COMING?  Get your fuel while  Ave can move around.  Phone .Ran- Vernon  Gibsons  7 L  HARDWARE  WANTED  ���"-wspi^-ij^a  KNP^T.PiS  SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ...   Kibsnns- B.C.   '  Builder's Hardware     ....  Paint.  Plumbing-  Appliances  Complete   Installation  Maintenance   Service  DELIVERIES  TO  ALL   POINTS  WANTED  Shake Blanks,   Shakes,  S*hin.sle . Bolts   number   1  Cedar   Logs   Delivered  ' " ���   or as is  Write or Phone  7.L' Halfmoon Bay. Sechelt 22  Steve   Terepocki.  l4  1  1  -I-  *:&'  DENTAL NOTICE  A. M. LOWE, D.D.S., L.D.S.  IMMEDIATE LABORATORY SERVICE  Phone 20 H 2  THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT PUBLISHED OR DISPLAYED BY THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD OR BY  THE GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  BUYING A COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED IS AN INVESTMENT  WHICH CAN PAY YOU LARGE DIVIDENDS. The Coast News     Thursday February 1 1951  I  mm  ?H>7S33S|  I  ��  i  1  I  i  i  1  I  1  1  1'  I  Seal Up  the bottom of your house with Bestolite (cement board) j  Insulate  your ceiling- with rock   wool   for   only   afew   cents   per  square foot, two inches thick.  Stop  Drafty   windows   and   doors   wi#h   the   NEW   Flexolite W  100 per cent draft proof weather stripping 12y2c per ft. ��  I  I  1  i  I  SEE OUR LARGE DISPLAY  OF MODERN  LINOLEUMS AND  TILE  PAINTS   BRUSHES    WALLPAPER  Just Phone Gibsons 53  Gibsons    Building    Supplies  everything for the builder.  1  I  I  i  I  1  m  (Continued from page' 1)  -  Where dp you think all the  tourists are going to go. Certainly not the Sechelt, Peninsula, once word of that she-  mozzle gets around?  To get   hack   to   the   feriy  company idea of wanting  your  busses. It might just be    conceivable  that   the   ferry  company,- being   brand,   spanking  new in this area have 311st a  limited notion of what the potential tourist trade here will  be. It might just be that the  ferry  company,   and   here   we  have  no  kick,   would  like   to  make  a' guarateed* sum every  day  while  it  was  finding  its  feet. That could be its reason  for wanting to have you and  .your  busses  and   the    Powell  River     company     busses    on  board. \  During . the winter months,  and this is questionable, the  busses would help the ferry  company over the slack period..  Someone has to pay for  your busses going, over on  those ferries. They are worth  several  -hundned    dollars     a  month to you, just to sit  on  the   ferry.   We   don't   expert  you to  pay  for them  on  the  ferry.  We  expect to  do that,'  Hoav  this is   going   to   cut  down  on  the  cost of crossing:  the ferry is beyond my simple-  I use  that word with regret-  little mind. You are  going to  charge   the   same   as   Pacific  Stages from Horseshoe Bay to  Vancouver.    So    there   is    no  saving  for  us  there.  Even   if  Public Utilities would 'a.llow it,  we know you would not go on  a   price, cutting  spree  against  the   Ivor    Neil,    Dal    Grauer  interests.  You say the salving would  be in women and children staying oh the bus and not having  to transfer on to the .ferry and  then off again. In other words  they could sit comforta-bly in  their seats in the bus and look  out at nothing and keep the  kids sitting tight in the bus  while the whole romantic ship  and all its childish mysteries  beckon.   No   1 'm  sorry  Cecil.  :&. ���;  THE PROVINCE AND  THE MUNICIPALITIES  ���"   ��� ��� ��� ' v  The financial relationship of. the Province with its municipalities is one with which the government  must constantly concern itself. It pan confidently he said that these relationships are now in a  most satisfactory stptte, certainly from the municipal standpoint, British Columbia has been  regarded as one of the most generous of provinces in its treatment of local sgbvernmentsj and  certainly the extent of our present assistance serves to emphasize that attitude.  Were it not for municipal needs, provincial requirements for funds would be substantially reduced,  and this should be kept in mind constantly when .considering the extensive budget of the Provincial  Government.  1 The following statement) outlines the aid granted to municipal units in past years, and the estimate  for the current year. This assistance takes two forms, direct grants, which in the case of educational  grants/are paid direct to school boards on account of the municipal share, and indirect aid; which'  is an assumption of costs by the Province ef what is a municipal statutory responsibility. The  statement, while not entirely ^complete,* ilm|jwa|es the tremendous effort of provincial aid in  municipal finances. ;���.,,:���..'..     ��:'   % ��� .'.'.,:.'  DIRECT GRANTS  "MUNICIPALITIES AID ACT" 1948  1; Motor-vehicle' revenue ;>;>'--  '������- 2. Social Security and municipal aid tax  EDUCATION  1. Basic and supplementary grants  2. Conveyance  3. Teacher's pensions (employer's share)  4. School buildings  INDIRECT AID  (a) Social assistance  Indigent relief���municipal cases  Indigent medical services  Hospitalization of indigents (now  under ''Hospital Insurance Act")  (b) Keep and transport of prisoners  (c). Local roads  (d) Interest on certificates of loan re  municipal superannuation  H  1-.  1941-42  -ACTUAL?  $     570,000.00  1,774,000.00  86,000.00  95,000.00  $ 2,525,000.00  1950-5*  ���^ESTJMATES^  i;650,000.00  7,875,000,00  5,500,000.00  366,000.00  830,000.00  6,200,000.00  $22,421,000.00  415,000.00  2^6o6.bb  $   2,965,000.00  2,666,000.00  635,000.00  726,000.00  100,000.00  100,000.00  130,000.00  $26,778,000.00  Assuming the value actually taxed in all municipalities of the Province to be $600, 000, 000 for 1950,  the following mill rate values occur:  (a) Motor-vehicle revenue distribution  Equals mill rate of  (b) Social security and municipal aid tax distribution  Equals mill rate of  <c) Educational grants  Equals mill rate of  ((d) Indirect aid of  Equals mill rate of  Total ,aid of  i   ��� Equals mill rate of  $   1,650,000.00  2.75     ���-.  $   7,875,000.00  13.13  $12,896,000.00  21.49  $4,357,000.00  7.26  $26,778,000.00  44.63  DEPARTMENT  OF BRITISH  Herbert Anscomb,  Minister.  I can't buy that story. Never  the less, your transfer-of baggage is a big item. But it is  not big enough to warrant  giving poor service to tourists,  who rwill probably bring many  thousands of dollars into thi&  area. v  I forgot to mention Port .  Mellon and the bus loads from .  there every week end. These  ���people will want to go to Vancouver also, and they will be  entitled to sit and watch their  own, special little empty bus  being carried across the water.  If you could guarantee, Cecil, ;  that enough cars would be left  sitting on the wharf to make  it economically possible for the  ferry company to make a  special trip or put on another  crew on another ship, then  yonr idea would  be  good.  You know what will happen.  There  will  be   eight   or  nine'  cars left and it won't be worth  the company's time and effort .  to make another trip.  That all stacks up to poor  service "arid poor public  rela- ;  tions. ���'������'���'.'��� '.���"*���  In the State pf Maine they  bad to cut out bus traffic on  some of the largest ferries in .  that part of the country. It  ���just gets, to: the stage, where  busses take over ail the room.   >'  If it is economically unsound  to have a bus meet either end  of a ferry system, then would  your idea be good.1 But not ;  when two outfits' are trying  to climih right onto the decks :  of the ferries themselves.  . / ;  Don't  worry   about   Pacific   ;  Stages   getting 'the  franchise  ���;  if you don't^ The same, arqu-i  ments  that yyill .stop  you,  ~  ���if stopped ycnv are-- wiU^iailso  stand good for Ivor Neill and )\  his boys.  It's just not plain, common '  ��� sense-: .-������ .1 ;^n^t,|^mk,^What -;-;  dovyou\hayev,t^s^^��;;;;-:',: %  Some���'��� of' these ' days    I'm  1  going  to   get  onto  the  same   j  side of the fence as most of |p  the'people. I getj^ired  being r'j'i  ;alone.    .WwW^* r:  ���p ���*���:  The FirahalJ  iY-:Q-  ���*���������  Tlie Publicity Committee  ��� our ,|^ffil}&E^  standing    monument/ to    the  spirit^pfe ghos|- of :(eopperation,  ��� ^eatS^c^aniiB^��.n^;^'nd"-' long  [���''j^^iiiS^^\'^;ji^^er' constant; reminder; ofStfreS..things  that may b��;i accomplished by  cooperation^and; that alone.  "VV^hile oii the -subject of the  local   f irehanl,   we   often  hear  the question asked, :<i What of  (Continued   on   page   5  ���.#:-?$��� .' gracie fields  the; gracie fields* variety show  features -Grade's' ; well known': comedy  and popular songs In a sparkling ball'  hour each Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. oh .  ;i'  1  I The Coast News  5  Thursday February 1 1951  i  l  i  i  U  i  i  ,l/.v.'.<  i  I  I  r  Flowers for All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E, Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  TRAI  1. 1937 MORRIS COACH. PASSED CITY TEST  1. 1934 FORD fCOUPE NEW MOTOR  1.  1935  OLDSMOBILE SEDAN TOP  CONDITION   [  1. 1937 DESOTO SEDAN GUARANTEED A.l.  We are open for, barter or trade terms which please  you. Our rapidly expanding garage and mobile welding  service is proof that our service is quality.  Chuck's     Motors  &  Welding     Works  Phone Sechelt 54W.  (Continued from page 4)  that"upper  portion?"  "Will  'firemen sleep there?" is it for  storing spare equipment!(what  spare  equipment?)   and  many  other questions.  It was only yesterday that  we decided the reason behind  all the fine, cooperation we  have had in recent Volunteer  Fire Brigade -activities has  been centred in that upstairs  room of the firehall.>  Within the four walls of that  upstairs room lies the most  exclusive club of the whole  Sechelt Peninsula. The Smokey  Stover  Club.  The club, albeit it is exclusive, is certainly not snobbish,  simply by the simple requirement of having to be a member  of the Gibsons Volunteer Fire  Brigade, limits the size of the  club. -    ���  Membership is governed by  insurance., it limits the number  of persons Who may belong  to the brigade.  You have seen the activity  around the hall when the men  MODEL "As" TRUCK ...   1935 V-8 FORD TRUCK    $185  $395  PREFECTS  THAMES half ton TRUCKS  i  ��.-.'��� %.->������*  USE OUR  BUDQET  SERVICE  ���������i.;;.*?*  i'rs.)ii\    'S--C    ^Qi-lfyl    Sii-  r��i3  0 ��� .   ���  1951 MONARCH  1 NEW COLEMAN FLOOR FURNACE  (WHOLESALE PRICE)       ....   J   $140  WILSON CREEK  SECHELT  NOl  NO 2  GIBSONS  NO 3  ���=^^^>$==-~-*^SM  jg*t*"*s5^^fiS*?:TrsS;  *��A^^^^fei^.'>j5��  EC AN'etl   1.C9  CANADIAN LEGION  ������ 1  xatucdat    recti)  Refreshments Available  (5���)c   Novelties  LEGION  Excitement  |   .  Watch Over New York  'tS/ft  The U.S. Air Force, disclosed that lightning fast F-94 all-weather  jet planes, like this, now are guarding New York city an��i the  industrial East. The new jet planes are equipped with radar and  devices to give them additional power for combat or faster climbing speed. They are operating from McGuire Air Force base at  Fort Dix, N.J.. and other bases of the Eastern Air Defence Force.  The planes have a service ceiling of more than 45.000 feet and a  top speed in excess of 600 miles per hour.  vhave been busy building: or  cleaning- up after the weeks  activity. But <as the work  (party nears comple^on ' the  men gradually drift toward  the upstairs room. What goes  on there is simply a matter of  conjecture. Th&re could be discussions on what will be done  to improve tlie fire hall or the  brigade. It could be that a regular bull session could go on  which would cover everything  from the great flood to what  to do if smoke is OVerpOWer-  in �����  Disobedience to' any of the  laws places the offender under  an immediate fine. This fine  goes into the main fund which  is finally spent for the benefit  of all.  So now you know. And when  next you hear the question of  what goes on in the upstairs  room, just remember it is the  heart of the fire brigade. It  is the reason why the Brigade  has, and will, stick together.  If. on some night you happen  to see the lights on and hear  noises from upstairs. Don't go  up, you can't get in.. There is  a bylaw of the Smokey Stover  Club covering it and who do  you  think  will  pay  the  fine?  They who would like to  pnter the Fire Brigade will  have to go through application in writing to Fire Chief  Wilf Gray or. the attending  committee,   and   that;   will   be  filled   only  arises.  when   a   vacancy  w  siT'seaa  1  I  m  I  I  1-  i  i  BERTS MEAT MARKET  The finest in home cooked  meatp. Try our compressed  tonque for a real delicacy.  ALL OUR MEATS ARE  FEBSONAJLLY CHOSEN  ��    Ali ARE  GRADED  Save money every week. Buy the best in the area. Buy  Bert's Home Made Sausage.  SAVE 5 CENTS PER POUND  With Home Rendered, Pure Pork Lard  OUR WEEKEND SPECIAL  i  |  VEAL PATTIES   '....... per lb 62c  ^^^T^^ggl^^T^^^^^S^T^^^^^^^^Tl^^^^^g^Tr^^^^^^^T^  A BYPRODUCT  MADE FRESH DULY  See Vnsr kcal Dealer  BBB39  I -6 The Coast News
(Continued  from  page  3)
for the village.
Land, containing fresh water
had been aquired, a storage,
pumping and distributing sys-
item was installed under the
supervision of Mr Winn, who,
as a printer's engineer, personally "set up " the . necessary
pumping   machinery. •
Visitors to Gibsons Landing
appreciate a new road wnicu
was cut through the Oxd Gibson
orchard a few years ago x>
avoid climbing the hill from
the wharf to the old road be-
TJiursday February 1 1951
hind   the    orchard.   This   improvement   was    largely    the
work of Mr Winn who urged,
the cutting of the new road in
season  and out of season.
This was, perhaps, only
natural from one of the original members of Burrard Cricket
Club, who played in the first
cricket tournament week in
Victoria, Mr Winn having
been one of a group who met
in the Badminton Hotel when
tb<*   club  was  formed.
Mr Winn was for many
years associated with the printing  department  of The  Daily
Province. He assisted to erect
the first rotary press 'and  in
the   in,stall;l;ion   of /the  first
mechanical carrier.
SCHOOL NEWS
~     By  MAUREEN  ROSS.
W. Sandberg Heads Students
The new Student Council is
headed by Walter Sandberg.
The rest of the executive is;
Mary Jean Kennedy, vice president; Doreen Hough, secretary; and Vera; Man-ton- as
treasurer.
This terms elections were
conducted by Mr Trueman and
Eugene Blomgren.
House Competition.
The  girls   are   still  playing
vollyball,   but  the  boy-s   have
turned to hockey and they do
have rather exciting games.
Dramatic Club Rehearsals.
The Dramatic Club hope to
present a four - act play in the
early spring and from the
sound of things the rehearsals
are cominsr along' fine.
NINETY per cent of Canadian
housewives serve coffee one
or more times every day at an
estimated cost of between $25
and $30  millions  a year-
BY ARIES
SECHELT. There seems to be
an    off   season   slump   in
social activities here and with
slushy  roads . after  the  snow,
not much boing, .however there
was a nice party at the home*
of Mrs Alec McCrae of Marine
Drive when she entertained Mr
and Mrs Jack Evans, Mr and
Mrs Alec  Grey,  Mr  and Mrs
W.B. Billingsly, "Mr and Mrs
Postlethwaite    and    daughter
Gwen. Mrs. W. Utley, Mr and
Mrs   E.E.   Redman,   Mrs   W.
McParlane, Mrs George Taylor,
Mr and Mrs W. Lawson, Mrs
M. Proom, Mrs J. McCrae and
Mr and Mrs Gunnar Hansen.
Gasrds were played. We understand the g&me was a howling
success.
Sorry to report tjiat Mrs
Jack Nelson is still on the sick
list, she hopes to be up shortly.
Mrs L.F. Sdot is a patient in
St Paul's hospital. We hope
she will be back with us soon.'
Soniy to hear Mrs Roy
Gaines is ill in Vancouver.
Remember .our litle friend
Hilda Gowwlio used to spend
her holidays ait Selma Lodge
and the odd-week end with us?
Sh'e -got married Wednesday.
It came as a surprise; She.will
be going to California to live.
The   P.T.A.   plans   ai   very
busy   time. -.-At  an  executive
meeting lielcl at the home of
Mrs Jack Redman many items,
yw^ere^disc^
a^tft
including Talentnigtit, Hobby
show, Box social, and we learn
the boys a're enjoying the wood
working class immensely. Del-'.
egates to the-forthcoming convention to be held in Victoria.
28:29-30 will be nominated at
the meeting also;iThose present "■■•■-'
and on the executive were K.,..  ;
D. .Cooke,: pre.siJe^lt,- Mrs-'Jyf'ji
'^Redman,   secretary, A also, Mrs ';;:•■■
D. McColl, Mrs->. ,Lueken, Mrs
G. Potts, Mrs Hazel Critcliell,
Mrs B. Rankin Mrs Alec Grey,
and IXlrs Alice A. French. Mr
Strosheim and Mrs Stockwell,
bdth "on the excutive were un-.
able to attend. "v".    ;
ONE OF THE mW important
component parts of .the  tin
can is, strange as it-may seem,
'synthetic   ' rubber, ~  .says    the
American  Can,. Company .. A
rubber  film  of  sealing  compound is  folded  invisibly  be-
. tween  layers   of   comipjresSed
metal    around    the.  top    and
\"bottom rims of* the can. 1,
- AIR EORCEr.MACHE^T^ ■ LiAC
R. J. Gregory of- Montreal is
shown at his work as a^ machinist
afc.the, RCAF's■>Experimental: and
Proving Establishment. Rockcliffe.
One The. "<E \and ; PE" . as it is
known within the service is chieflv
responsible for. the testing of new
equipment and modifications of old
types. Many improvements to bet-
. ter flying have been" created at this
unit.    ■   ■ ■!■  ■:. Reader's Right  (Continued)  living along the beach, from  Smith's Landing to Gower  Point, and about 13 "up the  hill". In 1902 there was one  family at the beaich at Roberts  Creek, "and five up the hill.  Now the proportion is probably  just about reversed, and the  trend appears to continue. And  while it is certainly right that  the people up the hill should  have roads, people down the  hill also need roads and pay  taxes. ' -t.  Of- course, we down here,  have vast' sums spent on  wharves, (You may fire when  ready, Sinclair). But a good  deal of, that money* is in the  same category as that spent  oh the first Federal venture  on-wharves-in this area, which  apparently, set the pattern for  government expenditure. I  refer, of course, to the classic  example, the wharf at Smith's  Landing, built on ���'-'���hardwood  piling imported from Australia,  but   never   connected   to > the  #.*!ui��r|^  ^*i*d��**  shore, and never with a road.  Mr Wright is nearly correct  in saying that the old cow  trails were made over into  roads; that for years taxpayers  them; but he says "now they  are pretty good'V Pretty good  cow trails? I agree. 'Pretty  money have' been spent on  good Roads? (Nerts). Actually,  those old cow trails folowed  from one system of branch  logging roads to another, and  so the roa,d builders followed  the general route. But the  result is to be seen on the  present "highway" with Z���  kinks at most of the bridges,  and many S���turns the rest ol\  the way. I 'cannot see that  such a location is necessari'y  the desirable route for a permanent main highway. The  cos�� of re-locating and rebuilding would go some way  toward Imilding the lower  road which is advocated in  some  quarters.  Certainly, a neai-the-beach  route, such as has been srrz'��:es-  ted would be more -attractive  to tourists; not that���I would  stress that point. I think road*  should be built for the use and  convenience of the people  living and working in the  country. Anyway, our, roads  are likely to be used only by  those so unfortunate as to be  living here, and forced by  dire necessity to travel over  them. Any tourist who got.  trapped in them once would  fight shy forever after, and  most certainly warn his  friends. ' ;  Yours, without hope  Robert Burns.  ROYAL Ni|VY  DEMERARA    RUM  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by tne Government of British Columbia.  SECHELT      J  ���    By ARIES.  SECHELT. The following list  of fiction and mm. fiction  books has just arrived and are  for distribution at the home  of Mrjs Alice A. French, 'tint..  new provincial librafy:*Dranch  being operated under Jkuspwes  of SecheltKP.lVA.   ^.������-���-^^;-v.  The service is free between  the, hours of 2.-4 p.m. .on  Tuesdays and the same hours  on Saturdays.  Great  Pierpont Morgan.  Saga of the Bounty.  White Collar Zoo."  Cow by the tail.  Lost secrets.  Campbells are Coming.  Maryknoll story.  Wild  Animals  at Home.  Half Past When.  Everglades: river of.grass.  Going Fishing. ������"���'':  Appointment -with Destiny.  Bali and Ankgoiv ,.  Hurry up please, it's time.  To to and I . -  Ben Hunt's whittling book.  Story  of Burma.  Get in Shape.  Hurricane's Wake.  Doctor looks at murder.  Fair field. -  Story of Everest.  Everybody's  Home   Workshop  Encyclopedia. .-    '  Under Sail.        "      .,  Jackie Robinson, my.'own story  Red Ensign.  Home Decoration with Fabric  and Thread. .   -''  One Foot in Heaven. r  Human Body. *  Countryman's  Creed.  Twilight of the Kings.  My Eskimo Life:'  Everyman Looks Forward.  Ilouseboy in India.  Door  in  the   Closet.  Coral   Island.  Mystery of the Rubber Boat.  '  Visitors frcm' London.  Lawrence in the Blue.  Till Potatoes Grow on Trees.  Johanna Arrives.  Holidays and Every clays.  Trailer Tracks.  Pilgrims Progress.  Moose  Country.  Made - to - order - stories.  Tom Brown '&. Schooldays.  Peddler's Clock.      ���  Touchdown and After.  ���Tumor.-     _' ,    _#���  Fairplay. ^  Martin  the  Kingfisher.  Fairies" of the- Gleii^V"  . King'*  Wish.   .) ::'^Sy "-  Mocha the Djuke..^-  . Bo'so's Mining,.trip-*-, story of  Mystery   fat    the   little    Red  Schoolhonse. -h-^%  Story Book of Wheels.'���"��� "V'"   >  The White Isle.     :  Lioribay. ���v  Thursday Februarv 1 1951  West Sechelt  BY MARGARET ALLAN  SECHELT WEST. I don't  seem to get much'news nn-  fless I go a.fter it. I would appreciate it if you folks would  let me-have anything you want  printed, after all, it" is good  publicity to know that someone resides in Sechelt West.  Alan and Jean Woods both  ha'd the flue. Had occasion to  visit Mr and Mrs Ilackett and  was pleased to find them both  well, they had a nice afternoon  with Mr and Mrs Alex McCrae.  If would, not be riirht to let  Tiie Coast News 7  Robert Burns anniversary pass  without comment. Born on "the  25th of January 1759. I can't  i'in.l anything i n his works  that takes us to the Atomic  Age, he was jus^t an unscien-  . til'ic man. P;;ets seem to be in  the forgotten'class now. If we  had Poets Week it might bring  peace much faster.  _Burn's Letter, to his Editor,  (just incidental), no reflection  on anyone living.  Deai- Pvtew Dear Peter,  We poor sons of metre,  Are   often   neglected,   ye  ken;  For  instance your sheet  man,  ���Though glad I'm to see.'t man  1 gt't it no icK> dav in ten.  Order Your Winter's Supply  NOW  ��� AH Types and Sizes ��� New Low Prices ���  R. M. INGLIS  Phone Gibsons 50  SE  US vvFpR CALL   YOUii jLIJMBEK  NEEDS  Phone 15 M2  Wilson Creek  =J  PLAY   YOUR   PART   IN   BUILDING   CANADA'S  DEFENCES  ���.>*���  ti&e,  ��.     ���* \  *o^.\ *  \    ^*  s  ^  Royal Canadian Navy  Canada's expanding Navy needs more men! The  Navy's job is important to every Canadian���important  to you in more ways than one. By doing your duty  to your country you can gain a fine career. ^ # 0  Life at sea is a challenge; and you must be physically  - -  ''  - 't^ -^;?a^able ^tqlj^^  man's life, and tlierfa^ offers you a life job - a  job full of interest-a healthy job. You'll see foreign  places, and there are fine chances for advancement.  If you are between 17 and 29���have Grade 8 education or better���are a  Canadian citizen or other British subject, write to the Recruiting Officer,  Naval Headquarters, Ottawa: or write or see in person  THE  RECRUITING  OFFICER  AT YOUR NEAREST NAVAL DIVISION &  *     and find out about the opportunities for  ..'4     There are*  ',';���'."'    $$���    IMMEDIATE  i      OPENINGS IN  f ALL BRANCHES,  % and especially  ^      today in:- ,|  J   : ELECTRICAL i  p      ENGINE-ROOM  COMMUNICATIONS  AIR MECHANICS ETC.  The Navy will train YOU  as a specialist. Get      J  the facts today.    g$  CN-IOWS 8  The Coast News  OUSil)  eefie  inane  irm  SEHELT.   A   new . system   of  financing for home building  and  repairs  has  been  a quired  by     the      Sechelt      Building  Supplies.  According to Tom "Walker,  "this is the system of money  /a quiring this area has been  waiting for."  Ranging from the minimum  of a $100 to a maximum $2,000  credit, the rainre of repayments'  is also as wide. A person can  take from six to twenty  months in which to repay.  "Carrying charges," said Mr  ."Walker, "are light. If costs  one half of one per cent on  the total credit arranged.  "We had quite a job getting   this   arrangement,"   the  Sechelt Bui'di-.-g Supplies partner said. "But i': will certainly  bev.-orth.it to the little fellow  ���who   cannot   arrange   to   have.,  credit through -us in  the ordinary run of business.  We can  only carry a very few persons  and then only for a short term.  This new system will give the  man who wishes to repair his  home, an opportunity to do so  without having to saddle himself with too large a load".  Thursday February 1 1951  Pender Harbour  BY SARAL.  PENDER HARBOUR. Just as  we. were bragging about our  mild winter, and admiring the  vioietp in bloom and snow-  .drops pe\ep!ing through, yes,  down came the snow, and icy  winds did blow, to remind us  it is still January.  A lot of blasting and an  extremely muddy road around  Madeira" Park is indication  that A.E. Ritchey is progess-  ing with his school clearing.  Speaking of mud, the parents  on Francis Peninsula would  certainly like to have something done about the trail the  kids must use to get to school.  Tt is practically a bog in places  right new.  Mr ' and Mrs Dan Cameron  have returned home following  a  short stay in Vancouver..  Mrs  J.   McKay,   is _ making  satisfactory  progress  in   Chat-  . ham I-I-mse Hospital, and the  family are expecting her home ���  soon.  . Mrs Muriel McDonald, lately  employed at W.P. Falconer's,  has gone to reside in Vancouver to, be near her husband,  Archie, who is reported to be  very sick.  Miss Margaret Duncan has  joined the staff at Falconer's  store and Miss Jennie Nix is  now   employed  at /St  Mary's  Hospital.  Harry Bland is at present in  Vancouver visiting a relative  he has not seen for many years.  The relative recently arrived  on board a ship from Japan.  LT. - GEN. MATTHEW B.  EIDGWAY newly appointed  commander of UN forces in  Korea. He succeeds Lt.-Gen.  Walton H. Walker, who was  killed in a jeep "accident  while proceeding to the  front lines.  ATTENTION...  All HOME &WNERS  ON THEPENI NSULA  I  .**���  %  NO DOWN  Up to 24 months to pay (Interest at the rate of % of 1 per cent per month)  Yes it's true providing you have a reasonable��� equity in your home and a good  credit standing, we will supply you with up to $2000 worth of materials for  home improvements including; finishing attic rooms, adding rooms, new  flooring, modernizing kitchen or bathroom, making basement rooms, interior  or exterior painting, etc, etc. Lumber, hardware, paint, roofing, insulation all  may be included in the one plan.  All .you need, to use our  rovement  is a good credit, standing  ON PURCHASES OF $100 TO $2000  credit can be arranged very easily by  simply  calling in. at  our  office  and'  filling out the special application form we have. f  up to $2000 may be financed, payments are due monthly and you can have  from six, twelve, eighteen or twenty four months to pay���whichever you may  find ��� satisfactory.-.Down payments are not necessary.  WHAT IS THE COST OF A B. OF M.  LOAN AT SIX PER CENT .A- YEAR?  Well ,the answer's pretty surprising. If you borrow $100 from  the Bank of Montreal, and repay.it in twelve monthly instalments, the interest comes to just'27 cents a month. You pay  interest only on what you still owe.'  From time to time an occasion may. arise when it's wise to  borrow - so long as yon can get fair terms. You may have some  major purchase you. wish to make, which will be much more  economical if you pay caslu Or you may haiye doctor's and hospital bills to clear off. Or you may be.offered a business opportunity that calls for a down payment.Tf you need- money for a  good purpose, and are in a position to" repay out of income,,  you'll find helpful assistance at the B of M. Tom Larson, the  local manager, will be happy to talk over your needs--with you-  in complete confidence, of course. Lending money is his business,  and he deals with all comers according to the bank's guiding  principle: "When yon ask for a loan at the.B of M, you-do not  ask a favour",  i '      ��� >   .  THE   DOMINION  of  Canada  is physically larger than the  United States, having an area  of   3,S45,144   square   miles  as  compared with ah area of  3,308,787, square^ milesijor, the  United. States and Alaska.  The Coast  News  I  3  Lines (15  words) for 35c 3  Insertions  (same' aa)\75c  Extra'..words,  above   15-word  min.   2c  each  --^ Cash   with   order .;  Notices,   Engagements,   Marriages,   'Deaths, , etc.,   75c   insertion  . LITTLE ADS ;.. BIG RESULTS .  FOR SALE:  WANTED  NORGE, circulating oil heater  medium size, as new. Baby's  oblong play pen on castors.  ���Phone Sechelt 40. .      54  BALED local mixed hay, $34  0    per ton f.o.b. Gibsons. Union  Steamships,  Sechelt    22 221tf  FIVE ROOM house 6 acres  chicken house and barn$2000.  Phone  Gibsons.      7.W. 4  1934   CHEVROLET   2   door.  Fair Shape. ,  ��� Harry  Smith  Phone ~ 2$. ,10  WE   HAVE,   bushwood    and  coal.  Union Steamships.  Phone 22.  MODERN .. Kitchen .. Range,  practically new Clare Jewel ���  wood burning.      Box 10   54  APPLES. 75c to $1.50 ^per box  Cooking and eating. King���  applesTMrs F. Borgenstrbm.55  LISTINGS WANTED.      ���  JOHN COLERIDGE Agencies  real estate licenced and bonded agents (Connection witli  H.A. Roberts Ltd.) Listings  required,-attractive to retired  couples. Contact our office or  Coast News Office,.  FOR SALE or trade 10 week  old cocher spaniel puppies,  dark blond males, 1930 Ford  truck, good rubber, in running  order. Phone 7U2 Sechelt ';.��.'.  R.H. Henton, Nbrwest Bay.55  FOR SALE "'��� ';������.". .   ' ������  HAY. Mixed local hay $30 ton.  Mrs F. Borgenstrom. 55  COGGERS   \ RANCHERS..  Your Cedar snagS; can be  profitabl e in Shake . Blanks*  Contact H Thompson,,Gibsons,  or inquire, Gibsons Cartage. 4;  PERSONAL���  LEGAL  New  Westminster  Land  Recording District.  Take Notice that Universal    ^        in��� oTTTTTumm /.a  ^Timber Produces,  Limited,  of  ��� ^P*' .196 AB- SHUBERT CO.  Sechelt, B.C., Loggers, intends   'WinniPeg-  TOWING and^freighting.  W.  Nygren,  phone  Gibsons86W  V'. .'���������   289Q-tf  unwa:nted HAIR  Eradicated from airy part of  the body with; Saca-Pelo, a remarkable discovery; Of the age;.  Saca-Pelo cont^i&s no harmful  ingredients^, and ^111 destroy  the hair' root;; :������ v;^ d- ;..':...���':'���������  LOR-BEER t^ORATORIES  679; GranynMe Street  Vancouver, B.C.  RAW FURS   ;  FUR PRICES NOW  SKT-HIGH ,   '  DEMAND continues unabated  supply is not nearly equal to  demand,     hence     fabulously  HIGH   Prices   are   available.  Once supply catches up, prices  could drop sharply. Play safe!  Turn  your  Furs  into   dollars  QUICK.    Existing    contracts  ^enable us to pay. UP TO these  TOP prices: SQUIRREL 85c;  MUSKRAT    and    WEASEL  $4.50;   MARTEft    (Dark   Interior   Heavy)   and   FISHER  (choice  Extra Dark) $100.00 ;  BEAVER and OTTER $45.00,-  MINK   (Wildy Dark Interior)  $60.0$  Complete  Pr^ce  List),  on\request. Ship IMMEDIATELY  every  skin  you  have   to  our   VAN���t)UVERvReceiving  Office   (No   Export   Permits  necessary).  A  trial  shipment  to  * '.^HUBERT''  will  reveal  the wonderfully HIGH Prices,  you '11, get;  HIGHER. Prices  we'believe than are available  anywhere. Hurry ship QUICK!  to apply for a lease of the  following , described " lands,  situate, north of,Sechelt Creek,  Salmon- Arm;1 Sechelt * Inlet.  Commencing ,at a post planted  at the north - west corner of  Lot 1283; thence west SO  chains; thence south 10 chains,  more  or less. > to foreshore of  Ship to VANCOUVER.  SHAKE BLANKS) shakes,  shingle bolts;��� - number /I.  Cedar logs, Delivered .or as is.  Cash. For full ' information  write or phone 7L Halfmoon  Bay, or Sechelt 22.  Steve Terepocki. 10  Lot 354; thence easterly along    B*AL ESTATE listings wan  foreshore of lots 354 and 1283.  thence north along foreshore  of Lot 1283 to point of commencement, arid containing" 32  acres more or less.  Dated November 20, 1950   y  -Universal    Timber    Products  Limited. ^  .... Horace. Johnson, Agent. ....  ted. ..Gibsons ..to ..Pender  Harbour. H.B. Gordon Box 11  Sechelt Phone Sechelt 31Q.  Tfn  FOR'NEWS AND VIEWS  READ, THE COAST NEWS  WHERE THE CLASSIFIED  ADS CAN ACTUALLY PUT  MONEY IN YOUR POCKET

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