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 Authorized as Second  Class Mail, Post Office  Department,   Ottawa','  -T7T ;^^^7/~JI^TO  ... . ^.'--f^^Y      \  Province;  Li'  Victoria  Published hy The Coast News, Gibsons, B.C. yol. 4 -M ;      Thursday March 8  1951     5c per copy, $2.00 per year by mail.  '** ^~  ���2A- ^y  _        -^  Chandler Still Happy? Anyway  "*���.,  ���   �������� ���  GIBSONS. -Peninsula residents are up in arms at the "short  sighted and progress stifling policy of Horseshoe Bay groups  ili attempting to prohibit Black Ball Ferries from clocking the  planned car ferry there.  5 J  i   You would never know from. hisv-expres'sibn.''-th'at^BasebaJJ':'C6m-  <    missioner A. B. (HAPPY) CHANDLER <left)>is \vaRin�� a desper-  Ai   ate battle to retain his job.   At riglit lis'New- York's Police Con>  \  missioner THOMAS J. MURPHY- who-lias been mentioned for. the  J   post.' The two commissioners met at the New York baseball writers  dinner at the Waldorf Astori? in New York.  now Storms Fail to Upset  trea's Vital Primary Services  GIBSONS. Heavy' snow storms, plaguing the Peninsula  uring the last five days have been" remarkably easy on services  nd traffic^' *   . ��  ,,      Telephone officials report,/'no damage.'.'  vj     B.C. Power Commission had one fallen wire in /the Roberts  fJreek area but "there was no stoppage of service."  Many loggers have been laid - T *  S  &��f   as   the   loggong   camps,  ruck" by the  unprecedented:  torm,  found  that  wOrk'Vas,  ^possible. ' >*���  Indians, slated for work on  e clearing of B.C. Power  mmission's Clowhom    Falls  |Jne   have  to  wait  until ��the  eather clears.  Mails have been  running' a  ilittle late", said one official  ��� but the ��� busses have done  markably  well  in   spite  of  ���jppery    roadie    and    pi$ed  ifts".    ,  -Banks were late in opening,  uesday in .Sechelt, owing to  e  staff \ being  held  up  Ijy  :iow   on  the  highways.  Graders; wjere   out   clearing  e   highways    early    in   the  loraingsj  Drage to Victoria  Discuss Ferry Aid  GAMBJ#R \ rfarbour  tain  Francis  ��)rage,- J.P  rfJM"  Cap-  will  The M.V. Gulf Mariner left  lany   ^-potential    passengers  landing    on - the    wharf    at  Sechelt,  Tuesday.   It  is  pre-  med the landing'would have  een too risky.  3 Fuel dealers. cashed in on  he sudden storm but even they  ad troubles in attempting to  et {into practically i?r {accessible places with their ��� heavy  chicles, ' /   ' \  Port Mellon, still, under re-'  instruction by the B.C./l3red-  jging  Qompaii'y  has  reversed  the  procedure -in relati6h  to  employment.    That    company  |has  consistantly^oeen  hiring  Ignore men.-     /'/>.,   -     ..   ���  1 '���; ��� *   loberts Creek  Fall Meeting  ROBERTS CREEK. Annual  Imeeting of the Roberts Greek  Hall Board will be hej|.d Monday at'8 p.m. in the Community Hall.  ;A"-  general    invitation    has  been  extended to  all  persons  , interested   in   furthering   the  'Hall and the community.  be the one man delegation to  Victoria on behalf, of a subsidized feriy ' to' Gamfcf'er  Island/  He will leave to discuss the  matter with the minister of  public works department and  B.M. Mclntyre, MLA., on  March  19.  While in Victoria, Captain  Drage will also head a delegation from* B*C. Command,  Army Navy and Airforce Veterans, which will discuss ��� matters of pension and hospital  aids with the cabinet.  Endorsation of , Gambier's  request for a ferry came from  the Gibsons Board of Trade  which went on record as wholeheartedly approving the move.  The endorsation included the  proposal to service Keats  Island- also in the- suggested  schedule.    ,  Card Party to Aid  Vet Auxiliary Group  - PENDER HARBOUR. Mrs  Don. Cameron" aiid Mrs James  Marsh were winners of the top  prizes- at a card party in aid  o�� the Ladies Auxiliary to the  local branch of the Canadian  Legion.  Nbrma��n   Lee   and> Norman  Sleep   were   winners   of   the  men's prizes. .  Hostess  and   Hosts  for  the  gathering  were,   Mr  and  Mrs '  J.   Potts,   and' Mr   and   Mrs  Cedric Reid. ,  Prizes were donated by these  ladie&^vv'-      . -.>.'���/���'  Those   serving  refreshments  were, \Mr-?  Reid,'Mrs   Po^tsJ  (continued  on page 7)  GIBSONS. .Sunday from 1  to 4 p.m. will be visiting day  for the Gibsons Volunteer; Fire-  Bif.gacle according #o information from Fire Chief' \Vilf  Gray.  ;���''������ -."'���..'���-���'.  "It"-iis'",thought the public,  would like to see the new fire-  lia.l!l-. )and' inspect' the equipment", he said. M This ������will be  an' opportunity for everyone  to see what we have-done and  the. preparations made for  their fire defence."  Firemen will be on hand to  illustrate and 'describe the  equipment.  :This is the first 'open house'  ever put on by the volunteer  unit.  School Opens After  Easter Hollidays  ROBERTS CREEK. The new  school may be open for' business immediately foHowitfeg,.^!^  -Easter-.recess. - -  According    to    plans    now  made  by  the   School  Board,  equipment will be installed in  the new school during the short  holiday  period.      :  Pupils ..will presume their  studies}, ������& the v new building.  Witching for/water may answer a, headache for the Board.  Mrs Anne Burns was recently x  authorized by the Board to.  hire, a witcher and locate the  future water supply.  It is where the diviner 'found'  the water that a new well is  being  New Dental Office  to Open Here Monday  GIBSONS..'.-A. clue ...to4 the  growth of. this area lies in the  recent,   announcement   of   Dr.  Dennis   Bullen   that   he   will  open' a dentist's  office in the  Bal's Block;. starting  Monday  at. 9. p.m.:;,.-.-   .......  ���'���A,  veteran', of   thrtee   years  in  the  forces, ���_ Dr.   Bullen   received   most   of  his  education  via the D.V.A.-plan for helping  returned men.. He is a gradute  ' of' .U.B.C-> .and Oregon University. *. :'  ;; With experience in ! Vancouver GeneraL Hospital, .New  Westminster,;, .and Marpole*Dr.  Bullen is.: also  a.  dental  prac-  ticioner in Vancouver.  He will install permanent  equipment here which will include a hew type of patient  operated gas. The patient can  a*egula!te the amount of gas  needed to kill the pain of extraction and filling.  '" "It is entirely harmless antl  a real boon ;tO\the profession",  the doctor  announced,    "r.-:  Commission: Chairman Mrs.;  E Nestman scored objectors;  when she branded as "short  sighted ami purely .selfish'V  the attitude of Horseshoe Bay  residents who .recently voiced  objection to installation of  docking facilities for the mainland end of the proposed cair  ferry. ..- .' "''*'*  B.M. Maotntyre, . MLA��� |in  his speech at Victoria, pointed  out that the ear ferry could.  mean so much to this area and  to Powell River that the government should approve, of its  franchise "immediately".  Alexander Peabody, president of Black Ball Ferries, in  a recent speech to the Peninsula intimated that his com-  : pany was >also inspecting  Garrow Bay with a 'view. to  installing  a   ferry   dock.  E, Parr Pearson,, executive  member of the Sechelt Board  of Trade, also scored the  .'"thuottling. tactics of such a  picayune group. We have  fQught more than 40 years for  this type of service and it is  unthinkable that this handful  of-short sighted persons could ���  possibly stojj^progress. '��� -'-  *^'v-"'        '  "   * ���     . '      '      ���  v-, (Continued on  page  7)  dug now.  Plans for the Pender school  are now being studied by the  Department of Educaton. This  could , mean that approval  could' be had; and contracts  let within a  very- short time.  A.E. Ritchey has finished preliminary clearing of the rock  formation upon which, the  school will be built.   ���  If the Pender School can; be  built this...year it will bring to  completioh the .complete.v.h.uild-  ing jprogram allowed ^for in the  recent bylaw.  ���According to attendance  figures.-now. being r^corded,  it is conceivable that another  bylaw could be necessary  within   the  near  futures  Kimgston Gets  He^vy Pena  GIBSONS. Alvin Kingston  was sentenced, to 15 days and  $25' fine when he appeared  before, C.A.Lett, J.P. and  Francis ';I)rage*,' J^P. sitting^ ^as  stipendiary magistrate,. oTues-  day. ;���.;���; ���     ���.;���:������ "..'������   _ ,;;;/'......'.  of  Kingston  creating  gu  swearing  m  was  found.  a disturbance  by  a public place.  Local Amateurs May  Compete on Radio  GIBSONS. One of the very few radio programs ever produced in the Peninsula's history is slated to take place March  24, in Bal's Hall.       '  Known as the C.K..W.X Amateur Hour, the program of  local talent is sponsored and promoted by the Associated  Canadian Travellers in order to aid their well known Arthritis  Fund.  ~ ; ���  Winners   of   'the    amateur  show are determined by popular vote from listeners It is  broadcast over C. K. W. X.  every Saturday evening.  Persons wishing to enter  (any age group) can do so by  leaving their name and address  at any of the stores displaying  the familiar red and blue printed posters.       , .j ,;!,,  As is done in everv cbmmuri-  and guide the plan.  ity, A local group will sponsor  Kinsmen /under President  George Hunter are actually in  charge of arrangements, any;  h amateur, 'old or young, is at  liberty to enter.  March   21/at  7.30 in  Bal's  -Hall, has been set as tlie. time  for auditions. "Ten or 12 cO!!-'  testestants will  be  picked  by  : memhiers    of   the    Travellers-  Association to  appear  on  the  radio     program.     Theste     12  winners will return at 7.30 on  Saturday,  March   24  in   order  to  appear in  the  .'live'  show  which will continue until 9 p.  m. when the show will then go  on the air until 10 p.m.".  ." .^According to George Hunter  "it is  quite possible: that the  winner  from this  show  could  compete    in  {.the    finals    for  larger     prizes     sometime     in  April".  Death Claims  Mrs P S Lang  GIBSONS. This community  lost one of its most respected,  citizens* in the passing of Mrs  Penelope Sewell Lang 71 of  Grantham's Landing, who died  in Vancouver General Hospital,  March  1. :  A summer resident here for  more that 25 years, Dr and Mrs  Lang came to reside perma-  ' neiitly about five years ago.  She was a prominent member  ': of the Anglican Church and  took/ a"!":'."gre'at interest in its  local activities.  Mrs'Lang is survived by her  husband, Dr. Warren H. Lang,  /three sons, S. Howard Lang  New South Wales,- Rev. George  W. Lang, Red Deer; Benjamin.  J. Lang, Sechelt; six grandchildren and one sister, MrsV.  S. Young, New York;  Funeral service was:) held.  Tuesday at 2 p.m; in Christ  Church Cathedral The Veiy  Reverand Dean Cecil Swanson  officiated, nt'emment was in  Ocean 'View Burial Park.  Center and Hanna Funeral  Directors were in charge of  arrangements. The Coast, News     Thursday  March  8   1951  TODAY'S mHITE ELEF&PlMm  OUR VILLAGE Commission reminds us somer  what of a story told by Bernard Shaw, in  which he went to great lengths to pluck up  his courage when ��� faced 'with the need for  action. ���  "J square my shoulders", the great playwright used to tell, "stick out.my chin, plant,  my feet firmly on the ground, clench my fists  and then, lunging ahead.... do the wrong-  thing'". ��  Our   Commissioners   have-   a    bundle-  of  money,  ($8,000 surplus from last year), they  know there is work to be done, so they ..brace  themselves resolutely  in front  of the  crying  needs such .as a waterworks, garbage disposal,  sewers and important items, then like the estimable Mr Shaw*.... they buy a dump truck.  Comissioner Robert  Macnicol  voiced  the  thought  which,   if  followed,  will   lead  them  into doing many wrong things. Said he. "It's  nothing to be proud of to come out of the year  with a surplus, when there are so many things  which should be done. We shouldn't have a  surplus."  Commission' Chairman Mrs E.. Nestman  could see the handwriting, on. the., wall! Hers  was the lone dissenting vote when it came to  the truck buying.  Last year; the Village spent $320' for  trucking, $250 of that" sum was for gravelling.  It is conceivable that we will have probably three or four times that amount of work  to do this year. But why buy a truck which  is only capable of doing one-third of the work*  desired. You .can hardly > haul pipe "with a  dump body and we have no crew or men to  do our public works.  We have a.working agreement with the  provincial government if we need trucks for  hauling or we can always hire one for less  than this idea is going to.'cost., ���  We have to build a garage, that will cost  several  hundred dollars.  We have to hire  a  man to   drive.it,   that \will : cost   us   several  thousand dollars every year.'- We have to operate the truck toits,.fullest extent and that will  cost more  than  25. cents per mile.  There  is  nothing sillier than a dump truck sitting by  itself alongside a bed of gravel,.so we have  to hire men to load the truckV That will cost  several thousand dollars per year. .-.'".  .< Of  course, we  could  buy  a  brand1* new  truck, and leave it sitting in, the new garage/'  Prices will probably rise in a few months and  we could conceivably realize a dollar or two  on the deal.  But Ave doubt if the Village Commission  would tolerate that; thought.  r ';/       ''"/  There is one way in which./, this truck  business would lookifgoqd and thafis if a  local improvement /Jtax .:��� was levied- for /the  '" hauling of garbage-kiid the/truck was rebuilt  and used forthat /purpose. '���",/ '���' yiPp:y'p'^:-  ..... The depreciation'on this trucxk in foiii*  years will amount t:O^BQvpercenO  market value. V - '        !;.���;   '  We know this is only supposed 'to be a  Jbookeeping entry .aiid has* nothing to. dtf witll  the actual operation^-:;,/ ������ : ~ - -.: / ty- ?^: ���  Don't let anyoife believe that:' i'+PypP"  Ask the government, ask any:rinunicii-  pality that hires trucks, any trucker what is  happening to his truck when it sits doing  nothing for a year. Lets be realistic about this  thing. ��� .-/pp./-.   ...   '....  We probably heed a vehicle of some sort  to avoid the petty expenses of hauling, a-piece  of pipe or plank from here to there. But we  need a three ton, $4,000 truck for this, like  we need a hole in the/head.  Our roads this year will have to have  some work done on them, Our wisest course  would foe to make a ..deal with some; local  trucker at sov much per yard. 'Through ffi  years, this village has always managed to.get  its hauling done when it was needed. :V  There will hardly be any fear of not geU  ting a vehicle when we so desire.  We submit-that when this council gets  out of office there will be no surplus, there  are one or two commission members who think  surplusses are something to. .be avoided. But,  if and when there is a little1 re juggling of the  S.S. and MA. tax and we find ourselves relying on our own little income we will be very  pleased to have a hefty surplus.  The water situation is not going to be  answered by putting .up a bylaw for about  $10,000. There will hd other expenses before  this village has good sewers, good sanitary  rules and regulations^, ^4 u:-p&'r.'"���,;. v : \  '-���������'; If the Commission; has decided to ignore  the water situation entirely, then let it take  warning on this garbage /position;  Someone will; look up the law.;. someday  and this village will spend much money in  trying to keep itself sanitary. Our system of  garbage disposal is a downright disgrace and  a menace to health.. Lettne^GQihrnission tackle  these problems and they will hardly be Ayor-  ried about a> surplus* Neither will they have to  worry about a dump truck sjtting/in a garage  looking J. or all the world like-agreat .big,  stupid, white  elephants   y"i'.  Reader's Right  EDITOR THE NEWS.        ~  SIR The teachers of British  Columbia  feel they  are toeing  betrayed by the gov.rnment of  the province by legislation  to be introduced- regarding  teacher's pensions. As we.. intend to carry,our fight against  this legislation to, the" ��loor of  the house, we wish to aquaint  the  public with the facts and  appeal for the widest possible  support. Our difficulties date  back to 1940, when the Teacher 's Pen'si on Fund, inadequately financed, was nearly bankrupt. The Teacher's Pensions  Act established then saved the  B.C. TEACHERS'PENSIONS  ARE THE LOWEST IN CANADA  fund from extinction, but involved considerable sacrifices,  yhe pensions being paid, whieji  were already pitifully small,  were- substantially reduced  while' contributions of \ the  active teachers^ were substantially increased. <���[��� \  During, ten years from 1940  to 1950, while cost of living  rose some 70/"pereeni,pensions  xremained statics Nothing, was  done even to restore the reductions imposed in 1940.  Teacher's pensions in British  Columbia are now lower than  rtihose paid in any other  Canadian province/ averaging"  some $70 per month, In many  cases they are lower even than  the old age pension; nor do  they include the free medical  and hospittl care' which goes  with the old age pension. Yet  the old age pensioner has made  no cash contribution, , while  the teacher's pension is a contributory one.  The B.C. Teacher's Federation has made several attempts  to remedy the situation. On  two occasions, briefs on benalf  of the retired teachers were  presented to the. provincial  government. These accomplished nothing. Two years ago,  alarmed by the' desperate  plight of some of the retired  teachers, the Federation raised,  through voluntary subscription from its members, a fund  of $17,000 which was used for  emergency relief of the neediest cases.  In 1950,, a survey by a pro  fessional actuary revealed. the  pension    fund    now    has    a  (Continued  on page 7)  Wm. McFadden  ���   Optometrist;  GIBSONS  Phone Gibgons 91  Office     H^irs     /  9:00 ; a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why ero to Vancouver for  Ootieal Service?  m  i  i  T'f  HASSAN.S  Pender Harbour,  B.C.  The  Old-Established  GeneraL 8>tore  SUPPLYING FAMILIES.  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS '  Latest in Novelties an'd  . Toys  FISH   BUYERS  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical- Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always  Steer For  HASSAN'S  LANDING  Midway, South. Shore,  /Teacher's pensions in B,C. are lower  than in any other province. Many are  lower than $40.00. a month.  Since the-teacher's Pension Act was  established in 1940, there has been a 70  percent rise in the cost of living with no  iaidjustment in pension. Becait^e of an  improvement in the financial position of  the pension fund, the government could  now increase service pensions by 30 percent. Instead, it has recommended an increase of only 15 percent and a 14 percent reduction of its employed: contribution;  Teachers have,been paying 5 percent,  of their salaries into the fund and are  requesting that this be raised to 6 percent in an effort to establish more adequate pensions.  The employer's current contribution  is*7 percent. This amount is less than the  - government's contribution to the Civil  Service Fund, which contribution approximates 10 percent. Nor is it out. of  line with the employee's scheme, which  ranges from 7 percent to 10 percent.  B.C. teachers ask that there be no reduction in the employer's contribution  until pensions are adequate.  <3��VE    US   YOUR    SUPPORT  WRITE TO B.C. TEACHERS' FEDERATION  1300 Kp^SONST. VANCOUVER B\C. '  This message inserted on behalf of the retired teachers of tjbis area by the B.C.  /    v      Teacher's Federation.  ���s- .W tv>*'  SEE US FOR ALL YOUR  LUMBER NEEDS  & JACKSON  SAWMILL  Phone 15 M2 Wilson Creek ,��}  fieli-J<  Your Local  AGENTS:-���  ervis i ��wsng company  Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  Pender Harbour:  Bill Donley  /  Gibsons. Reg.  Godfrey*���Phone  Phone:  Sechelt  11S2  Granthams  56  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver:  Phone PAeifie  4558;  fNight: EZBrr.   6352  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  hi  'Tractor Transport No.V ��� especially equipped for  hauling oats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  , Log Ts0wrag Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps r   ,, ���  s  sale of school sites  east Roberts creek and elphinstone bay  Tenders are invited for the purchase of the following  sites and the buildings thereon:  '���...'.'"   2/acres'^   .'/v���:--���/���    /.;-.;^;.;.������:/"  1. Parcel* "A*' of 3 - A and 3 - B, D.L. 1622, containing  2. Parcel "A" of D.L/ 1318, containing 2.49 acres  Sealed tenders, marked "East Roberts Creek Site"    ���  or Elphinstone Bay Site'-will be received by the under--  signed on or before 1 o'clock p.m. on Monday, March 12;\  1951. The highest or any bid will not necessarily be  accepted. '  ._!._ i.  Ji  Mrs Anne Burns,  Secretary���Treasurer,  School District ito. 46 ^Sechelt)'  Gibsons B.C.  /.   ���  b  .ta<.v^t,'- - ���**$  'J-ivrV;<V:  V.-.4-.M.  ,.    Jj.  ".  Every Saturday Nsght  ^;^&ju^^y  Legionaires Orchestra  i'v '  :a��  scow  FREIGHT SERVICE  EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY   j  Logging Trucks and Trailers jl<  Excavating Shovels #       Moving Vans  All Building Materials  R; M. INGLIS���GIBSONS AGENT  PPhone Gibsbns 50  CHAMPION <a WHITE'  1075 MAIN STREET  r  PA.  6539 -     Vancouver PA  9171-2  n  y  u  I  i  M  U  Guess Who?  VAN JOHNSON, next to wanting to fight a bull sometime has  had a secret desire to sing; the  Toreador Song from "Carmen."  fie gets his .wish in a dream sequence from JVf-G-'M's''forthcoming picture, "Grounds for  Marriage."  West Sechelt  BY MARGARET ALLAN  THE HIGH light here this  w,eek was an after-noon get  together at the home of Mrs J.  McCrea on thip mason road.  Those present were, Mrs  Gunner Hansen, Mrs M. Eroom,  Mrs W. Lawson, Mrs W.  MeFarlarie, Mrs W. ^Utiey,  Mrs Postlewaite, Mrs -. W.B.  Billingsley, Mrs Alex Gray,  Mrs Jack Evans, Mrs : Alee  McCrea, Mrs *Gibbons, \hey do  work too, not all play.   ��  Things seem to be moving  again, PflK Lfeahey -Kas^sold1  his place, hear they are starting a shingle mill at the bay.  Sorry to hear- Mrs Loma is  sick, also Mrs Myers.       ?i"  n  ��ty v#pf^^^PrIi|ti n  /,  psa  PROM my window as I  write, I. can see the first tender  shoots of grass, thrusting up  through the, litter of dead  leaves, to clothe the earth ..once  ���again in a carpet of green.  Against   the. mighty   background of new discoveries* we  are led to imagine we know so  much. Yet, across my thoughts  today, is thrust this shadowy  tip of  green.  For  all life  on  this  earth  is  Bound  up  in  a  blade of grass and its secret.  It is raining outdoors and the  moisture  is. sinking   into   the  ground.     Elements,     menials.-,  humus  and  animal  matter is  carried deep down. From this  the  tender' roots  of   herbage  seek their food. This, then, is  tiortie  upward,   by  capillary,  action and evaporation to the  leaves. In the leaves is chlorophyll, the green matter of all  plants. Tomorrow the sun will  shine   on  the  growing blades  grid by some magic of nature,  chlorophyll  is   then   borne  to  every part of the plant by the  sapi   No  earth   bound  animal  can live without the food contained in the grass.  Somewhere iii the grass are  chromosomes, ' those    building  bocj<s    or   the   future.    This ,  spring th.ey will enter ;nto the  flower, to be polonized by the  insrct��, : .then    paired, >- then  clo; he'd \in   seed,-to  fall, and  grow   when; the  seed vis  ripe,  I  .wish  I* knew  the   whole  history of this tiny blade,_'���for  if  I  did,   I :would  know   the  whole history of life  and  on  'the   golden  scroll  of   science,  - some  day   my   name   would  take  its  place  with  Mendjel,  (Continued   on  page   8)  Thursday   March   8   1951     The Coast News  Flowers for All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  Busi  usiness an  d Prof  essiona  DIRECTORY  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  I  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' pkoto 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  ��oleridge  Agencies  Gibsons   arid   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  :^y:  ....-���������':'-���<���. see  Colin Wingrave  Gibsons. B.C.  TAXI  GENERAL HAULING  Cahs  Peninsula  24-Hour Service  2   Phones   -   2   Cabs  WILSON   CREEK   and  SELMA   PARK  Phone Sechelt 66  Gravel,      Lumber,      Contract  Hauling  GARBAGE   DISPOSAL  SERVICE  Weekly,    or    Monthly   . rates  Freight   and   Express  Delivery  UNION   STEAMSHIPS  Sechelt,  Phone  22  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  WANTED  Hills Machine Shop  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere   -anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 Res. 58  HARDWARE  WANTED  Shake Blanks,  Shakes,  Shingle   Bolts,   number   1.  Cedar   Legs   Delivered  or as is  Write otv Phone  r7.L KalfmoOB Bay. Sechelt. 22  Steve jTercpocki.  KN0^7T,ES  SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 .... Gibsons B.C.  Builder's Hardware  Paint.  Plumbing  . Appliances  Complete   Installation  Maintenance  Service  DELIVERIES  TO  ALL   POINTS  OFFICE WORK  Bookeepiitg Typing  Shovt-iiand  Two Classes per Week.  $12.50  per   month  Apply  Mrs  G. -Haywood  Phone  WC  5C  Mrs J. Renton  '   Phone   WC.   83M m-:  .*��-'*��  *%$'  ratulaliojs.....  THENEWFIREHALL  f IK  X  ���t^V  '-*���-,. -j  RICHARD FITCHETT  riii���:'T''' ^  WILFRED GRAY  FIRE CHIEF  WILLIAM McFADDEN   *      ;vr       Optomotrist  C .P. BALLENTJNE  Gibsons'Theatre  STAN HERMISTAN    \  "j; Barber  CRAHAM'S FUNERAL HOME  *&&��3����S!S$*ii  W. Graham  SEA BUS LINES  The New Fire Hall  ? i'Svav.i..". \  \  OLE'S COFFEE BAR   M.V. Machigonne  HOWE SOUNDjTRADING Co. Ltd.  ^H^^^^^Mil^^Sa^M^a  SSa*  ��  Our Volunteer Fire Brigade under Firechief Wilfred Gray is  ���   something'of whicli every Gibsonite c&n<he proud.  Born in adversity and reared ;in the sloth hjt petty bickerings  from they who should know better, the "bjSgade grew and  nurtured solely on the strength of its member|s convfetions and  public-spiritedness. * V- <  To the 18 'men pictured here, this village owes much, and we  predict it will owe very much more.  -' This Firehall will last as a memento of their industry and  . thoughtfnlness.   The machineijy  w^ttyXi every  time  it  moves  to a new fire, will be a.mobile reminder of their industry and  activity on behalf of us.  In an undertaking such as our brigade, it, is hard to place,  any major amount of credit on,one "man. This Volunteer Fire  Brigade of ours is truly a growth of cooperation.  There never has been, and we-suggest, there never^will be  the returns from any insurance that can be gained by investing  a dollar in your Volunteer Fire Brigade, now. '���%<;������  Let us not force them io beg from you. Jt^et us keep them  ERIC INGLIS  ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF  J. COLERIDGE  Real Estate  W. SWALLOW  Taxi  VIC METCALFE ^  \ ���,'���   ;|';^hi#^'YourRa:.wleigh ifaan  CANADA PACKERS Ltd  Makers of all Maple Leaf Produts  GUY FISHER  DOUGLAS DAVIES  Taxi  HQWgSOUNDl^RMER'S INSTITUTE  "���/���'���-' -     ������������������������- -.    ' "       :       ---���������  BEARING SUPPLY H2JJSE GIBSONS 5 and ;10  Sam Fladager  "BUD" FISHER  .vvk w<����m.   /f*t  NQRMANlMcKAY  FRED FEENEY  MIDWAY GENERAL STORE  DOCKAEt^S s$f&E. HOPKIire  A^NiE^ bOFFEE!BAR  HOWE SOUNI�� and 10  BANK OF MONTREAL  GEORGES HILIF*  -'~wy  LEW REID  DORIS BEAUTY BAR  GRAYSON'S Ltd.  ;&J*s��gaB3SB^^  jgMachine Shop  Automotive Service  BERT'S MEAT MARKET  DAVIDSON MARINE FREIGHT  NELSONS LAJ^DIIY  ROBERT SI��1^N 'S Ltd  ERIC INGpS^tjiliKiNG  STANDARD STATION No. 3  M. FLADAGEI  Jeweller  IRENE'S DRJJJS SHOP  ;��-<*:  KNOWgEfesaVICE HARDWARE   '��� i'.���)���*���' -  LANG'S DRU&gTORB  m��  *M.  ELPHINSTONflcb-OP  NALLEY'S Lt&  GIBSONS ELEC3TRIC  SWIFT CANADIAN Ltd.  THE T. EATCftgOo. Ltd  B.R. THOPBUItN  Marine Sales  PENINSULA SECOND HAND STORE  FULLER BRUSH Co.  Jack McEwen1  W. NYGREN  Tpwing  JACK MARSHALL  Plumbing.  I     VANCOUVER BARGE Co. Ltd.  Reg. Godfrey Agent  JEAN'S SNAC BAR  JOHN BUNYAN  "RtfcKYi' CrREY  CLARENCE SICOTTE  JACK FITCHETT  ROBERT NORRIS  e. CHARLES LOWTHER  PHOTOGRAPHY BY CORDON BALLENTINE  ^ Bal's Block Gibsons.  DON'T FORGET  CAPT; WDRAGE J.P.  ArmrNaAryiand Airfoce Vets. Gambier  SECORD DAIRY  and Wood Sales  MARINER CAFE  JOHN WILSON  SUNSET HARDWARE  HARRY SMITH  SHELL OIL  Contracting  MEN'S SHOP  GIBjSONS CARTAGE  N.R. McKIBBIN  Insurance  CANADIAN LEGION No; 100  MRS E NESTMAN  Flowers  BILL LISSIMAN  Woodworking  J.A. HAGUE  Jeweller  CANADIAN BAKERIES Ltd  HUNTER'S GUEST HOUSE.  SPECK SHEET METAL  Granthams  SUCRE SAWMILLS  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  C PARNWELL  Electician  McGAVINS BAKERS Ltd.  B.C. POWER COMMISSION  CHAMPION and WHITE  Eric Inglis Agent  A.E. RITCHEY  Bulldozing  KELLY DOUGLAS and Co. Ltd.  KUMAGEN CAFE  ANDERSONS SHOES  KEN SWALLOW  Taxi  " "AT���">  ThEjLlREMKNS BALL BaT, Hall March 17   Adm $1  JAMES DRUMMOND  Jr.  ROBERT EMERSON  ROBERT WILSGK  .���i*1 \^>.    .. t&X-. , w^ The Coast New?      Thursday   March   8   1951  SECHELT  Bv ARIES.  SECHELT. We enjoyed a.  recent lecture by Stan Truman,  principal of Gibsons high  School,    when    he    spoke    on  Russian History to the local  P.T.A. unit. We were very  surprised to see the poor turnout. It should 'be the duty of  us all to get out and back our  local PTA groups. They do a  good job and fill a much needed   hole   where   the    School  Board stops buying and "the  children have to do without  certain   articles  and  items  of  importance.  Mrs  Jack  Nelson   had   to  undergo a major operation m  Vancouver. We certainly hope  she gets better soon as we all  miss her  here.  Her  husband,  THE  HEART  OF THE  MATTER  Dorothy  jWilli'ams,  Darleen _   is what the Welfare Branch tries to determine and correct fox  those who need the services of this branch. In all this wotrk, trained social  workers strive to correct the underlying causes of the condition, and  thereby help to solve each individual problem. In this way, rehabilitation  is hastened. The social workers ce-operate closely with doctors, teachers,  courts, police and many others to treat the effects of detrimental social  conditions.  Besides these services, the Welfare Branch also provides Social Allowances,  Mother's Allowances, nearly half of old age pension benefits, child protection from neglect, satisfactory adoption practices, aiid medical, optical,  hospital and drug services for those receiving, social assistance.  All these services are available to every citizen in B.C. who requires them.  A call to your local welfare office will bring a courteous and understanding  social worker to help you.  THE WELFARE BRANCH  E.W, Griffith, Deputy Minister  Health Branch* Welfare Branch * Hospital Insurance Service  ���WORKING HAND-IN-HAND TO SERVE YOU'  Tie Department of  HONJ DOUGLASTURNBULL,Minhitr  Jack came home from taking  her $o hospital and he was  struck with a bout of the flu.  It seems to be prevalent now.  Mrs Jack Mayne had a touch  of it as did Bill Youngson. Mrs  Roy Gaines was bitten by the  virus and there are many more  in the area. ' " *"  Mrs Bob Cooke and daughter  Derolyn, celebrate their birthday on the same day. Derolyn  had a very nice party ai which  the following girls enjoyed the  cake  and  had  a  good  time.  Ruthie  ' Lumsd!e'li,   'Heather/  McCol,i Diana  McColl,   Mary  Packer,      Eleanor      Powell,_  Larsen,      Margaret  Diane     Wheelfeir,  I/aycock, ; ;: Joan  Chambers,    Diane    Pearson,  Anne Jervis: Mrs Cooke tells us.;,  she   had; no   party   hut   goV/  in oil the frJngeS'tJf ^e'otlie^  one However,: friend husband  , giave her  something  she. had  wanted for some time, would-  n't^tell us what, v ."'.-'.    '  Love aiid the .P.T.A, seemingly cannot mix. Following  announcement that two popular young people here, Eddie  Gardner and Miss M. Haywood  were going to get married, the  PTA 6hanged the date of the  talent 'night from the previously announced wedding night  to the new date, March 19.  Sorry to hear ?fchat Mrs  Francis Ritchie,of Selma Park  is in hospital. . We hope she  gets better soon.  Mrs L.F. Scot't is home once  more following an operation.  We hear she is feeling much  better.  ������We understand that Mrs E.  J?earson will be,in charge at  the, Sechelt Inn this year. We  know that she will do well  there and, that her friendly  nature will be much appreciated. Welcome, on the mat means  a lot in business. We feel this  is a move in the right .direc-  The ring  What :  the most revolutionary improvement in football cleats ��m a*  years, is seen in the rang "cleat *  shown above. Results of months  of research at Cornell University,  this h*wr type grid boot was designed to prevent danger'd$&  numerous ank^e : spiwdnr ���  other lee : ���, hurts which  occurred m the past, .  cleat, which is made of at  num. allows for a fast pivot ���.��  break and doesnt hold the foot  rigid like the old conventional  seven-cleated .shoe*     j.  Uttley, Mrs F.. Postlethwaite  Sr, Mrs Geo. Taylor, Mr and  Mrs B.B. Redman, Mrs'Alee  Mc,Crae, Mi\ and Mrs W.  La\wson, Mr Gunnar Hansen  and Mrs M. Froom. the evening was* spent in cards and  games.      _   We    wish _ to    welcome    to  ���lion. It,s nice' to iee" the'local ^ecgjeli Mr "and" "Mrs" Joe  people getting a chance tQ 'Hansen. They are going to- be  show what they can,do/ ' MOW *"��^�����"-*  new neighbours.  I  Mr and Mrs Jack Evans of  West Marine \ Drive entertained at a social evening recently.  Those present were Mr and  Mrs Alec Grey, Mr and Mrs  W.B.    Billingsley,    Mrs   -W.  *   AROUND  MURDOCKS,  By Myrnes  AtoNG recent Vancouver  visitors^ were, Don Cameron,  Art Cherry, Royal Murdock,  and Ned Garvey.  Barney Warden arrived home  from a spell in Shaughnessy  Hospital, and Don Dillabough  is * home to spend a few weeks  ^with his family.  Mr and Mrs George Phillips  and their two little girls, Alice  and Esther took a^rip to the  big   city: while   Mrs ) Donald^  Ross will   take  in   the   WlA. i  Convention, when she is there.  Bob and Harvey Leith got  crossed up with ihe Guff Wing  or at least the conflicting reports of same and travelled  to Vancouver by bus as did  Bill Hodson.  The M.V. Kelp pulled out  recently; wjth owners Mr and  "Mrs. John D.aZy, on board,  Murpak made aN quickie there  the^ other day also.  I.  \  $5,000,000 IS NEEDED NOW  TO MEET TOMORROW'S NEEDS  ^^^^^  BANK OP MONTREAL Phone 77  j& 5I01C  CANADIAN    RED    CROSS  WE LEAD .  THE HARBOUR WITH  Dry Goods  China  _  New, Fresh Supplies  A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MJ?)6CK'S  M \^ >i��:    SUPPLY  jPender Harbour, B.C.  If  J 7 The Coast News Thursday   March  8   1951  This Means "Come Hither!"  SALLY FORREST knows the subtle (?) language of th��  fan, particularly when held in this position. It's what  intrigued Burt Lancaster during the filming of  "Vengeance Valley'* at M-G-M in which both sUurs  play provocative roles toward each other.  Hernden Plays  Arc Appreciated  GIBSONS. The Hearnden  Singers and Players, added  many dollars to the Headlands  branch of the VON with a  three act play in the ;School  Hall, February 24.  Under    direction    of  E.J..  Atlee, the casts were made up  from;local talent wh*o donated-  their services. .  First play was a humorous  skit much appreciated by the  capacity audience. The second  offering was of a more serious  nature while the third was  another    humorous    intrlude.  Rev. A. Bevan acted as  Master of ceremonies and outlined the aims of the Hearnden  singers and pointed to tlie  benefit such a troupe is to the  community.  Music was under the direction of Mrs Atlee. '  Prisoner; Song  ,    SECHELT^; Crocodile  tears  ;   Of  anguish c%dd  easily flow,  ' unless attention is given to a  Recent; dispatch  received  by  ���local  R.C.M.P.: officials.  .The Mexican Prisoner story  v and the Motilities are warning  to beware.      '   ��� "\  It seems a prisoner in Mexico  has  hidden,  in  a  suitcase  or  ' station, the sum of $385,000 he  ,. writes to  you and  suggests  ; you can get one third of this  fortune'if you will go to Mexico City, obtain certain papers,  which costs so much, then you  pay for the aquiring of this  mythical trunk and then you  * come   back   to   Sechelt   and  wonder what: hit you. ,  The R.C.M.P.  suggest your  name comes from  the  Who's '  AVho or telephone, or provincial directories'.  It,   believes    the    warning  should  be  suffcient  to  ward  off the attempted  swindle in  this.'.area. \/;���/ ��� ���'_.- ':-    .; .'/.V-.\  We hope so also.  Oil B  ufner  ������idtxrypi  Phone Gibsons 45  PORTRAITS PRESERVE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF  YOIJR CHILDREN'S LIVES FOR THE  YEARS  TO COME.  ������������"��� '���"X-1 :', ���  Tomorrow is too late, but portraits made today become  tomorrow's priceless treasures. Phone or call NOW for  an appointment. ��� .        . '  GORDON BALLEN,T^NE - PHOTOGRAPHER - BAL'S  BLOCK, GIBSONS.  �� ,   i *  Phone Gibsons Exchange or Granthams 79W (Res)  ower. ioi  LAMB  Contract for the clearing of  the first nine miles of transmission-right of way from the  site of? the British .Columbia  Power ^Commission's Ciowholm  Falls powerhouse to Sechelt,  was awarded recently, to Lamb  Lumber Company Ltd., Vancouver. V "!'T ^ ������"   ������"-.-���  Lamb .-..Lumber Company's  price per .acre is $39p, lowest  of seven tenders, spreading as.  high as $14,000 per acre. There  are approximately 87.."acres' to  clear, i ���-, - ������  Cost, of the usmoyal}. of  ''danger*' trees; which!'��� might  . Jeopardize the power line  ultimately, delivering to the  distribution .centers of the  Sechelt ;pow!*r district from  the 4.000 horsepower generating station is additional to the  acre price of clearing.  The contractors-.-will- be required to ..post bond of $25,000,  Since they are engaged -;. in  logging operations in the area,  their camps and equipment are.  conveniently at hand, and their  roads give ready access.  Whole length of the transmission right-of-way is about  20 miles,       ."';'..'  more about ferry dock  ���  . ���', ��� (continued from page 1) .  '"'"It is time," Mr Pearson  said, "that some of us got up  in arms and made it clear to  the government that we have  literally thousands upon thousands of people who have to  have an outlet''.  Jack Mfayne, proprietor of  Gleridalough Guest House and  long time: ^secretary of Sechelt  Board of Trade was outspoken  in his    iJoiid'emnatipnf of:   the  '������. attidude. y^}. ��� y- yppipy  ������-��:< These* people^ should c have  this matter- explairied^ to; them  so they can understand our  position,"-he<^aid. "It- is unthinkable that ; such- shortsightedness wiii; interfere with pur  'growing."':--; - v; -..-p  Vince Prewer, Annes Coffee  Bar proprietor, was to the  point. *'Their attitude is very ���  selfish: The Horseshpe Bay  area is now commercial, they  cannot ever :; avoid that. I  cannot see why the "suddieh  \;.excitemeht:'?j.;-\:'-';,;:;-;"./-���";' ;  John  Coleridge,  past  president    of   Gibsons!* Board   of  Trade and real estate operator  here, thinks that '��� the whole  thing is a storm in a tea kettle.  Forty people cannot hold up  the*destiny :pf thousands."  'Feeling   on   the   Peninsula  seems to be summed up in the.  words of a man who did not  wish to haVe Ms name used,  "I live m* Horseshoe Bay and  it would hardly be politic for  me to have it known, but my  opinion-is that the ,Bay people  hjave  suddenly  thought  they  were imporant, and the newspapers help to create this idea.  It doesn't matter what Horse-  shoe Bay thinks". \ '  more about card party.  (Continued from page 1)  Mrs D. McKay,. Mrs J Sharp  and Mrs A. Hambly.  At the time of going to press,  proceeds,had amounted to $35  but it was pointed out, "this  is not the final figure as donations are still being received  by members. - ,  i!t  eakT Rundown?  Want Vigor, Vitality?  Thousands positively amazed to get  to much vigor, ta&lng Oateex For'  low vitality due Just to poor blood.  Sow in iron, that keeps so many run*  (town, .fagged-ont, nervous. Iatro-  ���fluctory or "get-acauaiBted" size  only 60�� Try Ostrex Tonic Tablet*  lor new pep, energy, stronger nerves,'  vigor, vitality, younger feeling,  this very day At all drug stores.  WORN-OUT  NERVOUS  DROWSY  WOW  :alw"ays:  BETWEEN YOU 'N MS  (Continued from page 9)  one looks across into the deep  green unknown of the mountain and catches the quick  glancing light from off a  heron's wing, then, friend are  ' you one in a millidn. You are  actually breathing and embracing the very spirit and grandeur of nature at its best.  As evening draws down its  mantle of shadow and the sun  gives way to, the softer, more  effective moon, newJforms and  fancies grow like mushrooms  before your eyes, _.-'���/! -.;   *:   '-'  There _ is _ a' "softening   and,  easiiig iil outline and.contour  which   tends . to   change: the  very    shape    of   things.   The  effect from a moon just rising,  like a new, kindly world appealing  from, out  the   dark,:  and sending its emissaries of,  light straight  down  the path  of water to your feet, is soine--  thing that holds tight to your  breast,   makes   you    swallow  hard. :���---  We should ever be grateful  for the "opportunity- to see  Pender Harbour in the evening  of, a soft day.- ��� ;.:      -     -  In that district Of outlan-  dish names and remote dwellings; in that area* of: fishermen and loggers, .lives; -the  very romance of the west ;jthe  P  ou  6etiw<j  For Saturday  ./GIBSONS. A"meeting of interest, fto  poultry; cjubs  and  breeders has  been  announced  by   the    B. 0.  -federation   of  Agriculture. ���  Discussions will take' place  on the proposed poultry marketing legislation planned for  future guidance and control of  interprovin'cial selling of eggs  and birds.  It is also hoped to set up  a   poultry,* commodity., group,  under the auspices of the B.C.  Federation' of Agriculture.  The meeting will be held  March 10 in the B.C. s Coasts  Marketing Board building, 405  Railway St., Vancouver.  I feel ever grateful that I  have been given the opportunity to see. I want that  others can live until they to^  can view the beauty that/;^  'Pender Harbour. ,-///; /l/  ��� essence of 'beauty. ppPyyp^P������  more about teacher's/ p^siohs  (Continued from page 2)  healthy reserve to. justify increases ranging- up to 30' percent in the x)ensions being paid  without any increase in cost  to the teachers or to the goven-  menii P^ '" :P:<:Pp?^,P -:''*1"  i   But. what aotioivyefoes the  government   propose ?; It   pro-;  poses- to  reduce  its   contributions to' the. fund by 14 percent,  ; and .   as"   a    result    of    this  'economy'  raise  the  pensions  by 15 percent or less instead  of  the promised  3Q  percent.  Note that the ''surplus" in tlie  pension fund has been created  by reducing the; benefits and;  increasing   the.  cost   of   the[\  scheme to the teachers. A surplus created in "..this; way ?ean-  not- honestly  be  appropriated^  by the governments to reduce;  its  own  budget.  Yet  that/isr  precisely what the government  proposes.  ^-/V?//. w.; Pv^P-i^ '���/  Now teachers do not, sin most  cases,  retire   voluntarily.   The  Pensions Act;provides that ait  age 65 in case of men and 60/  in   case / of ;,women,   teachers,  must retire. W^ are, therefore,  speaking   on   behalf   of   two  groups.   There...;arc -those who:  . were first le^islafcecl "oiit of ;'em^'  ployment; Iheii^ in^ 1940/!had  their    meagre   pensions    cut;;  got along for ten years of cuin-  ulaftive    inflation    on ���  these  meagre    pensions;'   and    now"  appear likely to be:robbed Of  their first /opportunity -for/ a  moderate improvemeiit in their;  position. There are also -tho'se  who    are j how    approaching  retirement/ and find that the  government's       preoccupation  witji dollar economy destroys  any chance of receiving even  a subsistahce pension.  J.A. *Spragge, First Vice-  president      ,,,/<-' '��� -  L.J.   Prior,   Secon^  Vice-  president          y    .'.?''  R.R.    Smith,    Seeret^fy-  Treasiirer.  make  a  at  ���    ���    ���  A SIGN OF ��OOD FftiEM&SUiA  M. O. Colwell, Manager, Squamish, B.C., Woodfibre, B.C. !. .  'ftsamissTimsii  m?  /DR. A.M. LOWE, D.D.S., L.S.D.  �� ..-- -..���.���  Office at Roberts Creek  WILL BE CLOSED  March 22 MAY 4  BIAKE APPOINTMENTS IMMEDIATELY  FOR raEATl^N^ BETWEEN NOW AND MARCH 22  I  i  1  |  I  i  k  g  &  TTiifs anJ That  By E.  NESTMAN  GIBSONS Mrs James King  is in hospital according to reports as is popular Reg  ,Godfrey. We believe Keg is  having xrouble with his tummy  but, according to the grapevine is improving.  His wife, Ruth, is staying in  Vancouver with him.  This is rather belated but  then John kept the news very  much to himself, probably a  matter of cigars,- but he is  certainly proud enough of the  new son that has come to live  with them. Both mother and  .  child are doing well.  The Harry Kennet home has "  a new tenant in the person of  i Sam Lamont who is now residing there.  Mr Fladager, of the jeweller branch, has taken over the  old Glendinnihg home, while  Mrs Daisy Bailey has moved  into the Wardil cottage in the  beautiful headlands area.  Mrs Winn Yarmish was up  for a few days and reports  that it is still a long up hill  climb for the little one. We  are certainly willing to do any-  'thing w,e ea'n for the little'  girl Let Gibsons know what it  can do and we won't fail you.  The Murray Kanes of Ash-  croft announce av daughter.  The Liberal Association, on  March 14 in the Legion Hall  Gibsons,' will open its doors  ito prospective members. A  general invitation has been  issued ��by Unit President Jules  Mainil for those who are interested in their country to come  and at least listen |to what,  goes on.  The Liberals feel that they  may not be light all the time  but'they do try to the best of  their ability and are only too  pleased to welcome interested  persons. ������ ���       /,._.,:  f'.^'V'  Thursday   March   8   1951  The Coast News  8  Village Of Gibsons Landing  NOTICE  Dumping of garbage or waste material off Municipal  floats or docks, or on Municipal roads, lanes or public  places is contrary to Provincial regulation. Anyone found  committing such act will be prosecuted.  BY ORDER  BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  a& 'tl ttewi tnted ,,  IT TOOK S& YEARS of surgical skill and.devoted care to save  the life and cure little Jacques Messier of the effects of swallowing lye. The boy was 18 months old when he was toddling about  The kitchen that summer afternoon of June 20, 1947. Mrs. Messier had scrubbed the porghwith the lye solution which she was)  careful to use in a cup with no handle. She then rinsed the cup  and placed ;t out of reach, as"she thought. While she was making  supper the "child's screams called hen, Little Jacques had taken  the cup and drank the remaining diluted lye. The agonized child  was barely breathing when he was admitted to hospital, where  Ae was to under-go treatments for the next 3% years of his life.  Jnr4ihe.above, photo Jacques is seen leaving the hospital with "his  Sarents,'Mr/and  Mrs. Jean-Marie Messier,. bound for the home  e never remembered. ,    , .  WARMER CLOTHES  ONE LARGE fabric maker  hopes to make clothes warmer  without increasing the weight  or bulk of the present fabric.  A metalized cloth is the an-  swer.lt 's supposed, to reflect  body heat instead of throwing  it off. by radiation.      .   ..-'.  t&e tittle...  ...YOU PUT INTO'A'GOVERNMENT ANNUITY  BUT small amounts with compound interest mean independence  for the years when you want to take it easy.  Government Annuities are backed by the Resources of Canada.  No Medical Examination Required.  Thousands of Canadians, not covered by pension plans, have taken  advantage of a low-cost Government Annuity to guarantee their  future security. Others, covered by pension plans, use a Government  Annuity to supplement their retirement income.  Annuities Branch  DEPARTMENT   OF   LABOUR  :: ''�����/:���*���" /*'/ T AMecNAflARA  :.:'j    Deputy��� Miniaur  MILTON F. GREGG  >     Minister  Mail this Coupon today POSTAGE FREE  loW I  I  I  L-  Annuities Branch,    /  Dcpartmont of labour, OHawa.  Pfeato send ma COMPLETE INFORMATION abort Canadian Government AnnalHacj  NAME.  -���*--- "������ "��"*|  (PRINT CIEAMY) (   > I  ADDRESS .... i ��  ��� 1IZJ  V    \~-  W  .?.    lv -U. j  Phone 33  -HARDWARE-  GIBSONS EC.  Curtain Materials  DRESS UP FOR SPRING.  WE HAVE ON HAND  f  ��/  Ms/  We-<^ an$*^ wilder J|;  on^r^oi^^ PP i ipyPP;P^~'\  m  ..Evccrwtieci:  BUT  ..-rv  :m  iWpojkJrap^^ oz Mi -the new)  "W.  m REGULAR pwces are HONEST H��s  i (leek These FcatBfed Items  ll      "SANITARY" White' itfd^Red Enamel Ware  (all shapes and sizes.)  2;      Net?, Open Stock Breakfast Sets :^f:  f/    ^  /SS     '' CDMI^NWEAETH *  Copper Clad Stainless Ware  /    /G^  :^^^M^JSS'At; SHOWING  'liN ACTUAL DE^l^S^TiOir OF THE NEW  ;t&*?v.  ��?r\*,--?  iW^.i.;/v  smm  XSani Fla^dLaeer, 'mgr..)     ..,  .    ;..'.;. Py^pdMiP  v   :Cphie in and Try it.  stmghouse Major Appliances  ���-.-AForlReal Vaiues - Check onr exclusive display of  ElECCTIC STOVES  ELECTRIC RADIOS  ;       - REFRIGERATORS  WASHING MACHINES  -Ji'<=&s;4*B'--sSi.'i*i=:^  '-->���*'*:������ .tV..;,-'v; 9  The Coast News Thursday  March   8   1951  Th^ CDist   News  3  Lines (15  words) for 35c -3  Insertions  (same  ad)  75c  Extra  words," above   15-word  min.   2c  each   ���   Cash   with  order  Notices,   Engagements,   Marriages,   Deaths,   etc..   75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BrG RESULTS  NEW  SERVICE  glass  PIPE 4 THREADING,  cutting:, reasonable rates ef  ficiem workmanship. Union  Store Sechelt Phone 18.   ..tin  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..  WHAT IS SACA - PELO ?  Saca - Pelo is the most remarkable scientific discovery  of the age, which will permanently kill the roots of all  superfluous hair. Saca - pelo  contains no drug or chemical,  and can be applied easily in  the privacy of your own home  or in  LOK-BEER LABORATORIES  679 Granville St. Vancouver,  B.C.  REAL ESTATE; listings wanted.  ..Gibsons  ..to  ..Pender  Harbour. H.B. Gordon Box 11  Sechelt Phone Sechelt 31Q.  Tfn  FOR SALE  NORDIIEIMER   piano,   cottage style,  1 fruit and vegetable   juicer.   1   complete  bedroom   suite   with  box   spring  mattress.     1    white     enamel  Gurney     range     and     o/ther  articles     of    furniture     and  clothing.   Write  or  call  from'  MONDAY    TO    THURSDAY  ONLY. Mrs A.S. Murphy,  Selma Park. 59  APPLES .75^ io $1.50 per  box cooking and eating Kings  Mrs F. Borsrenstrom 60  Borgenstrom  Sechelt Ratepayers Asn  BY  Mrs G.H. COLSON  THIS association has been  organized for the express purpose of obtaining the opinion  of members on matters of interest to ratepayers generally,  and taking action through the  organization  This can only be accomplished by the support each member  is able and willing to render,  remembering that that which  is put. into an organization, is  the measuring rod of what can  be reeieved.from it.  The increase in property  taxes this year will be considerable, and without improvements to compensate for  the increase.  Some members feel the time  has arrived to incorporate the  district into a municipality, *  enabling them, through their  elected representatives, to  plan a policy of improvements  for the bettermlent of ratepayers.  An adequate water and  street lighting system would  mean much, especially the  water to those who witness  their wells -drying out each  summer unable to r use the  precious fluids for irrigation  purposes.  The association is planning  to  have  speakers  discuss  the  By Alexander  (Continued from page 3)  Faraday, Pasteur and Einstein.  Against all research anti discoveries in all lands, lie; this  tiny shadow of this common  plant, to make us humble, to  show us how little we really  know about a blade of grass.  NEW HEATER <  ANOTHER of lifes minor  irritants has been eliminated^  through fog-proof bathroom  mirrors. A built - in electric  heater and" electrically "conductive rubber warm the glass  to offset condensation of^moisture laden- steam in the bathroom.  Revolutionary���  That is tfce only way in which you can describe the  phenominal action of the new waiter- pump now on display, an actual demonstration, in the store.    ���"���"���'���P'i'Z  �� *""  fO��  DEI*,  OR  SKAUOW  MARCONI battery radio like     subject of incorporation at the  2 DONKEYS, 9X10 ,without  boilers; 1 donkey raft, 1 SO  h.p. truck engine, 1 10 ton rear  end. 3 car engines, 2 with 8  Cylinders and 1 with (? .cylinders, 2 car rear ends, 5 new  -tires ,6 tubes. 17X600. Apply  Charles   Siindquist,  Kleindale.  RAW FURS;   "' "'' ���'.-���. "T   '" ...   ���  now,   $40.00    also   one     small  battery radio $12.00.  Mrs   Borgenstrom 60  BALED local' mixed hay, $34  per ton f.o.b. Gibsons. Union  Steamships, Sechelt    22 221tf  WE   HAVE   bushwood    and  coal. Union Steamships.  Phone 22.  SHRIMP    trawl    net  runners complete, $60.00.  Apply R. Hunter. Gibsons  Phone "58W.-  SQUIRREL - - -WEASEL  MARTEN - -MUSKRAT  ALL   British   Columbia \ furs  IOW      bringing     HIGHEST  ftc*e3tgf%$$' "season. Get ALL  : yokn.l^rf^NQW -'don't risk  '!" a ' ttrop - in- -Pt����3f '"which could  -quickly .aj^easily  occur. We  >s$il^J|^e     unfilled    orders,  until  completed  enable  is  to   offer   the    HIGHEST  Prices available anywhere. For  Top   grades   AS   HIGH   AS:  $1.00 for  SQUIRREL;  WEASEL $5.00; MUSKRAT $4.50;  -MARTEN   $100.00;  BEAVER  and OTTER  $50.00; FISHER  $175.00; MINK (Wild) $60.00.  N;ew   Complete   Mjid-   Winter  . Special  Price List  now  available,   FREE    on    application.  Don't miss getting these fabulously HIGH Prices ��� we can'  not guarantee them for long.  Trv    '' SHUBERT'' ' and ' see  how MUCH MORE you'll get,  than by selling locally or elsewhere.  Ship to our Receiving  .Office   at  VANCOUYER.....  operated for your convenience,  but. don't del ay .. Ship every  skin  vou  have  IMMEDIATELY  -  TODAY t; jDept.    196,  A.B. SHUBERT CO^.  't      .    .    WINNIPEG.' ;-'--,P..y.  Ship to VANCOUVER,:.-;;..-^  FOR RENT ... '.'/.   .'��� :   ���  SUPER TWIN power saw  almost new, sacrifice for bash,  $350.00. Box 452 Sechelt.      61  WE-HAVE a complete line  of  warm   rubbed  and  felts.  X  Ray   fitting   for   complete  satisfaction.  Andersons Shoes Gibsons.  next meeting, and you might  be agreeably surprised to hear  what benefits have accrued in  other districts ' through" incorporation.  W.  Youngson,   Sechelt  representative of the association,  has  some interesting  suggestions    concerning   the    Health  Insurance ' Act   that,   can   be  ������     taken  up with the  Provincial  and    government.;:So be; on hand for  an  interesting; meeting.  v A notice pf ..the meeting will  L, jtbe^sent to. all ^ratepayers whon< M  fare, on  the19]>0 register and    M  posters ���'Svill  bei displayed an-    M  nouncing the;frate.        " p  If .you havle tnot renewed |J  your membership for 1951 yo.u m  should do so at the nex.t meet- j!|  ing, or by contracting the M  secretarv, Mrs G.H. Colson, j��  Selma Park,     w >��� ." I  If you are buying a water system for the farm or  home, you want it tc last for years - with no time for  repairs. A��JACUZZI injector typs pump and water  system is the answer to the perrehial water question. ..  Be Your Own Water Board  See the Sew  Jacirzzi  SUNSET HARDWARE  Phone 32  1  1  61  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  .r    '4   Phone 53 -    ,' , "',,*  at your service  HEAVY   Packard   sedan...  make    fine    sen ice    car    or  crummy.   Excellent   condition  and   new   tres.   Delivered  at  Gibsons,  $400.00.   Contact  Nanaimo   Towing  Coy.  Ltd,  Nanaimo  B.C. 60  ��*i<  Emerald  %  JERSEY    Milk    Cow  . seven   months   heifer.  Brown; North Road.  and  W.D.  61  QUAKER Oil range, as new.  This-range has only been  lightly used It is probably the  best range buy of the year.  $185. Gibsons Electric phone 45  WE HAVE a wide range of  battery radios |rom $10 to $50.  See  them  on   display   at  our  store. We ;accept trade ins.  dibsons  Electric   phone   45  -  TWO  ROOM   cottage   fully  modern.   Partly .furnished,  Applv  D.S.  MacLeod  Gibsons  ���':      59  FURNISHER   Two    room  self  eontair-ied' suite,  private  .bathroom.   Available   April   1  Apply  Walter Emerson,  Gibsons. :    62  ": ^IpSWLiY :   decorated    three  ^robm^puse^anod       plumbing.  Available    March  15.    Apply  ; Walter  Emerson.   Gibsons.  60  LEGAL     ������;.'������  New Westminster Land Recording District.  Take Notice that Universal  Timber  Products,  Limited,  of  Sechelt; B.C., Loggers, ,intends  to  appl# for  a  lease  of the  following      described     lands,  situate north of Sechelt Creek,  Salmon    Arm,   Sechelt    Inlet,  Commencing at a post planted  at the north - ^west corner of  Lot   1283 ?\ "thence    west   30  chains; thence south 10 chains  more or lessi to foreshore, of  Lot 354; thence easterly along  foreshore of lots 354 and 1283;  thenee north  along foreshore  of Lot 1283 to point of commencement, and/,containing^32  acres more or less:-'  Dated   NWemfetsr ^20, ^950  Universal    Timber    Products  Limited.  Horaee Johnson, Agent.  ���v>*��  LUMBER FINISH    j ^MOULDING  SHINGLES SIDING LATHI,     ,  ^ PLYWOODS OP ALL KINDS  CEMENT     BRICKS     LIME  Wall Boards Roofing  C.I.L. PAINT BUILDERS HARDWARE  SANDER RENTAL  SEE    OUR   STOCK  ���Bse^T-tsss  EASTER  EASIER  NOVELTiCX  FROM 15f)  to $1.25  EGGS   CARDS   BUNNIES  1 *   ���* ���* '  r - '  * ��   ' *        �� �� /  r  I iimplete Line of lister. Treito  Everything to mate Easter a happy time for ftto jei&.  .-    brT?  W���  5c & 10c  attirwi im �� ������ skirt 4f fctee*  v*Ar����4��a, tt����f*Ni by a, unite V  km #<>i*B.-��6u*ll b�� Msias Atr4*��K��  BAL'S BLOCK, W��  warn *  ^  ���'* O JOHNNY COME TO HILO .  O Johnnycome to Hilo,  "    ��� O zuakc her, O shake her, O shake -  that girl vjuIi the blue dress on,  O Johnny come to Hilo, poor old man.  For over a century Lamb's Navy,  has'been, the calf of those who  know good rum. Smooth and  mellow it is matured, blended  and "bottled in Britain of the finest  Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Uavy Suai  This advertisemcnt'is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  * An Old Sea Shanty ;.  ��� ��� ���  l- NBy  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  I  Vancouver's Foremost  News Analyst  in  12:55 noon  r  i  10:00 p:m.  C J OR  DIAL 600  ���.;-������&���  I CAN still hear the voice  of some high paid announcer^  pitched to just that key as the  , moving picture fades in front  of my eyes and he says. ." And  so we bid farewell to the beau-  ;tiful island of Ponga Dang  Dang. And, as it slips Into the(  deep blue of the calm Pacific  we whisper to ourselves that  someday we shall return and  live and love with the gentle/  maidens and the luscious fruits  of this  tropical isle".  There is a crash of symbal  and deep drums and the barking lion of the main picture  kills the trend.  '      It is with? something akin to  the   feeing  of  Ponga  Dang  i>aiig that j think of the area  known as Pendeh Harbbur.  ^r^When the ,sun, shines in  Pender Harbour, and the  waters lap gently at your feet,  there is a strange tightening  in your chest. Here, then, is  blu,e reality, with the mysterious islands and /coves out-,  lined in the backdrop of blue,  witA^ ttye scuilryip.g, playing  ducks which glance on the  water, leaving a wake of white  and the strange mystic call of  some unseen bird, comes the  moving picture feeling.  You recall as you stand in  awe, that you have felt  just,  such  emotions  when  you  sat  .and  watched  the   glamour  of  Ponga.-You knew  then;1 that'  you  would  never  be    lucky  enough to visit that jewel of  the Paeific and' you also were  aware, Jn your own mind, that,  once you had made the incredible   trip,   that   Ponga   Dang  Dang would become just another  hot  sweaty,  Americanized  island   with   natives  you .,.  could   probably   buy   for   a  dollar.  You knew - your feelings  could only come from the romance within' your own soul,  from the yearning you have  withipV yourself. *  Five or six miles past Halfmoon Bay, heading north west,  one comes into that land of  unreality. It is stunning, the  effect some of the views and  vistas have upon an ordinary  person.  Standing on the roadside,  looking over to Texada or  Vancouver / Island,- one can  truly be part of that great  beauty. It is easy"1 to blend in  spirit with the granduer and  mood of the ocean. Waves  lapping against some unnamed  islet give the effect of adding  an artists final touch to the  beautiful picture. Yet the ever  changing effect is something  that no artist can create or  even remotely resemble.  When one looks far down  into the water and sees the  playing tugs nudging the  mighty logs into formation on  the glfstfening surfae'e, when  (continued on page 7)  Thursday 'March   8   1951     The   Coast  news  GRETA GARBO, one of the most famous stars in the history of  > films and now a well-known Hollywood recluse, is seen above as  \ she recently signed for her citizenship certificate in the Federal  Court of Los Angeles after taking the final oath that made her  a citizen of the United States. The taciturn Swede, heavily veiled,  i hurried away without comment as soon as the formalities wera  l_eompfrt#4t  TAKE YOUR PLACE WITH  MEN LIKE THESE...  ��������� .. ���     ���  . ��  Announces The Opening Of  f Dental Office* At  it  Hall  ir  MONDAYS : 11 am. to 9 pm.  ; J am, to 3 pm.  "PERSONAL PLANNING' 'HELPS  FAMILY  FINANCING,  CUTS DQW�� FROKLEM OF SPARING JIVING���;..-, COSTS  ��� Designed: to helpj people meet the problem of today's high  cost of living more readily, tlie Bank of Montreal's hew money-  management system, Personal Planning, is being welcomed as  "up - to - date and practical|g)]|; present living conditions*"  That's' the; waySit has^^ntJft^^S5^8"*3^'.-��??'^--.!??i?' the many: readers  of the bank's cheery^ little>^ioSfe?whicii outtrnes the ^Personal  Planning ideal The booklet, prepared by a B of M manager,  Contains a brightly written, illustrated story of John and Mary  .Smith, and-sets out-in a very practical fashion how "to get one's  personal, finances on..a sound foundation and ketepthem that  way. Copies of "Personal Planning" are available at the local  jB of ���M branch. Tom I^arson, the manager, or Rudy Andrews  .the accountant, say they'll give one of the booklets to aivyone  - who is  interested  in getting  his  personal  finances  into   good  shape. As they put it, "There's no obligation - except' to your-  Vself.';       ��� r  ; >     ' -���j    Advt.  l:. ��� ..'������������ ~    J      '  Soldiers of the Sky  Paratroopers of the  Infantry Corps....  :i 1  ml i  Yes! There is a place in the Canadian Army Active Force for young  men able and willing to train as  paratroopers in the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Alert, quick-  thinking, physically fit men are  needed now to become members  of highly trained teams.  To be a paratrooper, you must  have high physical stamina, an eye  for adventure, and the ability to  think and act quickly. If you have  these qualities, then this is your  opportunity to join this proud  ..company of men ��� the soldiers  of the sky.  Act today ������ now, when Canada  needs you. Report immediately for  active duty and start your training  as a paratrooper.  TO ENLIST YOU MUST:  i  i  1  i  1. Be a Canadian citizen or  ��� ,  British subject. .  2. Be between 17 and 30 years  <  of age.  \  3. Be single.  .J  4. Meet Army test requirements.  i  5. Volunteer for service anywhere.  !  REPORT RIGHT AWAY TO:  No. 11 Personnel Depot,  4050 West Fourth Ave.,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Asias-aa  Help make Canada strong  For sparkling 'enfertaihment, listen to "The Voice of the Army" ��� Wednesday evenings ��� Dominion Network

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