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Array Authorized as Second  Class Mail, Post Office  department,   Oftfcawa"  5/     J  *&  Published py The Coast News, Gfrsons, B.C.     Vol. 4 - 68 T^   Tfaur^^ylvtay 10 1951      5c per copy, $2.00 per year by mail  k      '  reen  /  orsesnoe s  ROBERT A.   VOGELER   (centre);   39-year-old  . American business man, is embraced by his wife,'  1XSCEULE   (right),   34,   and- her   sister,   PIA  EIKENS, after he was released from * prison  viaJ^wmui^tHun^^^At^ght .background is <��'  Vogeler's youngest son, BELLY. 9. Vogeler was  released from prison after serving 17 months 1  of _a 15-year term on espionage charges onl Sat* J  urday, April 28, _   ���-���>-���     -- A  ?      " ���-���  *-���- *-*���  -BY    ."  BILL SUTHERLAND  I have had the' utmosjt misfortune befall me ��� I had to  littend a village council meeting in the "progressive village of  hbson^ *'  Without a shadow of doubt, and backed'by several long  Fear^of listening to various councils, cityi village and town, I  |ave come to the conclusion that Gibsons Village ^Council is pro-  ^bly the mof/t Vdo nothing, wish,- washy,' we Iiave done, ,allr, we  in rtnderUhe* circumstances^'government it has bee^our.had'.  (ck to appoint. ���'     * / - '  Las,t  meeting, several   some-  at irate but yet amazingly,  der the cieumstances,  mah-  rly   delegates    hied   them-  ves    from    the    arid    and  ought ridden, land of Head-  ds and said, "please, whatK  e you all done on the water y  nation in pur-;area?'^  elieve jt.' pr not, they were -.  (1. that;, council "had!, done  rythihg it could^tp; fiflxl^out ��  out the situatiph and werei.  empWg  to"  remedy :irt^"Jt.filled down that; the  council,  d asked Village Clerk'Robert  rns for a water plan which  sy got and then it was up to j  unci! to find out iShbut the  xt move. v  L FIXES   ;  Councillor James Hall rose  ly to the  occasion -  and  ote a letter.  one. of  the weakest  at-  pts to defend the council's  nothing position,  Mr Hall  ed to throw a red herring  ross    the    path    by    asking  ow will the bylaw be paid  r?"  Picture a , water com -  issibner, with several months  pposed study and work b%-  ind him on this particular,  abject and he wants to know  ow how to pay for:' it.'CAny..  'igh school child can tellfhim.  e has been told4 once that I  how of, when the suggested  Ian of v Mr Burns was dlsr  ussed'.''f-Mr Burns" just, about  Handed him a complete pro-  ram of money raising during  he council- meeting, Tuesday."  HAT TRUCK AGAIN v  I would suggests if S^Ir^Hall  vas so worried : abpu^ the  money he should &ave gone'  3asy on buying that stupid  ru��k. That y would; haver giveny  him at least $3.0001 bejwoujld:  not have to worry abQufc;n:(^  ^Iii answer to^ a question-; -the^  water commisioner replied he  -was J aware that Headlands'  needed water but he had writ- '  ten away to get labour costs.  He, has been working on this  water problem for months and  he canpot find the answer to  digging a ditc^h/ at so much per  foot,  gravel rock or. sand.  This, seemingly is what is  holdmg up Headlands water���  a letter without an answer.  AI Ritchey, in great disgust,  (Continued on page 8)  BRIDGE SURVEY    .  TO BE MAOi  GIBSONS. ��� A complete  survey of. all bridges on the  Peninsula will be made in the  .near future according to" B.M.  Maclntyre, MLA. f  Sparked by  recerft collapse  of  the   Wilson  bridge when  A.E. Ritchey catapulted to the Z.  bottom, Mr Maclntyre Requested  a survey?;;be made|off all  bridges; -It;is-:k:nownritl^;sW^-  eral are riearing "they" dangerous'' stage.V '/.;: y ���'/���    /���-'���  Following . is; the/ telegram  received from -Mr ^Maclntyre.  "I have contacted deputy  minister and he will have in^-  spection of all bridges made  immediately with the intension  of replacing small bridges iyith  culverts". '  ��� The'8'department has not, ai\  yet, indicated when the survey  will be made.  open  Liquor Store  Here June 1  erry i erminus  ;      GIBSONS: ��� "There will be no delay in construction of the  eastern terminus (Black Ball) as far as we are concerned."  The above statement from E.S. Jones, deputy minister of  public works, should clear the way for construction of the Keith  Road car ferry terminus. Word had been broadcast that West  Vancouver and Horseshoe Bay residents and municipal authori-  ties had been able to stop construction of the wharf.  A conflicting series of letters  from the Government in Victoria only helped to muddy the  the situation.  Black Ball had cancelled  operations due to start Wednesday.  Suggestions that the work  could be held up for "at least  a year while negotiations went  on", caused a flutter of fear  throughout the Sechelt Peninsula.  This paper phoned the  deputy minister of public  works who assured, "as far  as this department is concerned, they (Black Ball) can  go ahead. I'm not sure if they  are getting full cooperation  from West? Vafeeouver',' * Mr  N Jones said^ "butf that is one  y ^ef��^^j|i^^ '''-*��*#;���  should hot ''stop "Me wharf cbri-  strueiion." ,      :  ,"We have gifen them every,  authority," he fetated.  Queried by the Coast News  that foreshore rights had not  said, "that has nothing to do  with pur depal'tmrnfc." This  paper suggested foreshore  rights would be only a minor  stumbling block and more or  less a matter of routine application. The deputy minister  agreed. : '.'������  . . Regional manager for Black  Ball Ferries, ^George Frith announced; that lis far as he knew  construction , of the wharf  would proceed, starting Wednesday.  Ferry Blasting  In Progress Now  GIBSONS. ��� Work has  started oh the .western Black  Ball Ferry terminus with B.C.  Dredge Company now blasting  the hardpan bottom of the  harbour in order to drive nests  of piling.  It is expected the pile drivers  will start immediately following the '' softening up process''.  Piling wtol be driven in  groups of 25 at a distance of  125 feet and 315 feet from the  eastern face of the wharf.  . Electricity will supply, the  power for raising and loweiv  ing the^main; apron upon tw^ich.;  ^u��tomobiles   will   be  h^andie^df  FIRSr CASUALTY  GIBSONS. ��� Loss of a  thumbi whtlje helping unload  lumber Jias made Consstruction  Foreman Charles Coltart first  casualty of the job, on construction of the new high scool.  With approximately 40 men ���  on  the)  payijJoil1 the   accident  record has been good with only  one recorded. .  ��� Mr Colitart was helping" unload' a  trucMoad1  of  lumber  when  his  thumb   got  caught/  severing the member.  He was flown to Vancouver,  Friday afternoon.  '.-���  GIBSONS. ��� A government liquor store will be in operation  within a "fe.w weeks".  f It is estimated the new facility whieh will be installed in  the recently vacated Appliance and Record Shop in the Bal's  Bloc^:, should be in operation by June 1.  enters      under     H.D. P .   ���..'���-. ���.���,/.-' ... , ������ u���  building  materials  lor  non-essentials.  Site of the liquor store has  long, see sawed back and forth  between Gibsons, Pender ^ir-i  bour and Sechelt' v^ifch^e^en  area prof erring varied reasons  for its claim.  Openhig^bf Port Mellon and  early construction of the highway, coupled with commence-  ment of the car ferry it is be-  lieA^ed, swung the decision to  this village.    -  Local merchants are divided  in their views as to the. asset ���  or otherwise of the new store.  Mr Brown has^ claimed the  store will be a decided asset  to the area in tihat it will bring  trade to Gibsons. *' Many stores  will profit from having the  fjfiquor store here," he said.  * 'There is often keen rivalry  among; store keepers to get a  siteclpse to that of a liquor  store;:":'"������'-������'". ���''"V  : Following figures- are a clue  to the amount which may be  Morrison  have  already  taken  ��� the iheasurements for shelves,  benches and counters.  A large  percentage  of  the  -fixtures will come from a recently  abandoned  New  Westminster liquor store.  ;.' Local help," said F.F.  Brown, Liquor'Control Board  field manager, "will be used  w&erever possible, with the  exception of the manager who  is awarded the job by virtue  .of seniority- within the Board  staff.' -' -     '   ���*  It is believed cartage contracts will be awarded from  Victoria while one spare time  . member of; the- staff has al-  . ready been hired through the,  offices of Eric Inglis, presiden t  of the Canadian Legioii, branch  .ip^;;-;. ,.,';-..'.,..     i..,yyi.  'The  Iiiquor  GJbhtrol  Board  .had  originally  harboured the  id^ea of building;a^liquor store =  ;ih> this area> but had to aban-:  dono this when O ttawa h anded  >down  its  edict  of restricted  Culvert Will  Replace '  Destroyed Road Bridge  GIBSONS. ��� One danger spot on the Sechelt highway is  now in the process of being removed for all time.  The  Wilson   bridge   though  GIBSONS. ��� Jack Marshall  will remain on the payroll: as  \yater caretaker until appointment of the new truck driver-  cartaker who, as yet^ has not  been,, named.  Z.^ The c^^ in charge of  picking the man who will have  -to be a jack of all trades and  master of"iru'c.lc driving and  maintenance has consistently  refii!��ed to answTer the question,  "Avho is the man?"-Commission  Chairman Mrs E. Nestman has  been brushed aside when she  requests information as has  outsiders. ' .��.���..'..  spent within one year in the  new store, Haney, (one month)  #8.266, Abbotsford,    $359,010  and Langley Prairie, $309,173.  which AM: Ritchey crashed,,  narrowly esjeftping death when  his 16 ton load ended up 28  feet belo,w, will be removed  and the highway moved up the  side of the mountain a distance  of "several hundred feet".  Taking its place will be a  100 feet Armco steel weld cul-  , vert/ New,part 6f the highway;  wilbtske^a^pbr^pp-of the present^'W^alS5andi &bbper properties. ���"'*   ' y'-   ';������-��� '- ���'���   ���������  The Cree^ bed |ias already  been cleaned^out. and; a- roadway made to tlhe culvert site.  A large portion of the Weal  Hill will be discarded in this  - hew move. It is belfeived a  curve of '^bout 6 degrees"  will replace vthe hill.  Men of the'Social departmenfe  - of publiojworks ^are in charge  of clearingfthe right of way.  Willianie= Co��s��truction Com-.  pany has the' contract. Thursday May 10 1951  The Coast News  ??  �� e ��  L^oa  rag? wri  ewd  (L*dhh  onald  9?  ��� ������  The handwriting is on the wall, and it is not  nice, neither is it going to do much good for  Clbsons.  The latest announcement from Victoria,  directed at New Westminster <and towns in  the interior warning-".toJ!.fay._off" in planning  further school expansion may vmiie.finis to  our hopes and plans for a hotel.  It is hardly conceivable that Victoria  (the Attorney General) will approve of a  hotel here when' he js curtailing school construction to two roomed units andothen only  under the direst circumstances.  Undoubtedly, we sorely need a hotel here.  AW must have a. hotel iii order to come even  remotely near catering to the public" we expect to have arrive via car ferry.  But.... and it is a tremendous but, hotels,  even important ones like ours stand little  chance against schools. In all fairness they  should not be in the same category. Rooms  .'���nd beer have their place in our life but they  are far down flhe list in comparison to schools  whicfli are of the essentials. \        ' ',  Our school bylaw battle has, like all  battles, died down and is now a thing of the  past but it could quite easily have been another story.  The fates SmilecL on thisr area when all  the factions got together with the exception  of aboujt two or three plain knotheads: and  deeided to pull together for the improvement  of schools.  We would be in a sorry plight if now  we had to win the bylaw then go on hands  and knees to Victoria in order to get lumber  and equipment released.  Latest edict from Victoria quite probably  will have its effect on our hotel but that is  only minor to the narrow escape we did have.  <���, ......  It is conceivable that Victoria would lean  backward, on , the hotel question for us and  grant release of material, but...... * .   ���  Our Place lames Are Historical  Following is a story from  the pen of Ronald, "Kip"  Hew'at, avid history reader,  riverboat man, logger and  safety first inspector who lives  with his wife Polly and five  children at Granthams.  Kip is the type of man who  can write stories such as the  following without reference to  too many books. Endowed with  a remarkable memory, he can  recite poetry from the Iliad  to the works of Service and  Dnumm-ond w.ith the utmost  ease. History has always been  intriguing for him and it is  from his great fund of knowledge gained from reading and  from his job as coastal inspect-'  tor for the Workmans' Compensation Board that he has  written this treatise on place  names which can be of value  to us all. ,  One   time   Mississippi  river-  boait. man,  Kip   also   "drove"  on the white water of  r<nd    Quebec     and  throughout   all    the  states. '  He was in charge of the  Japanese logging camp/part  of the Sorg Pulp. holding during the war.  Born in Didsbury,  Alberta, x  Mr   Hewat   can   recall   many  stories from,  the  mining days  of his  second home  at Kaslo  in  the   Kootenai   country.  He  has also ihad  experience as a  miner in that area.  Following is the first of three .  instalments.  THE LITTLE ADMIRAL  BY R. "KIP" HE WART  A great many of the place -  names of the B.C. Coast were  derived from the ships and  the men of the; Royal Navy.  This was due; m. part, to the  fact that the Navy performed  almost all of tlhe' original sur-  weys and, naturally, survey  'ship^^l^^n-yey    personnel.  Ontario  logged  western  and almost all the other prominent points were given names  associated, in some way with  his career.  Perhaps  the   two  moist  important     battles     in    British  Naval History were the Battle  of  Cape St.  Vincent  and  the  Battle of Aboukir Bay, sometimes called the Battle of the  Nile. Their importance lay not  s,o   much   on   account   of   the  number of ships involved, nor  in the number  of prizes captured,'nor   in'the  fact ,;that,  in both cases, the British were,  seemingly,  hopelessly outnumbered in men, ships and guns,  but was, primarily due to the  time  in which  they  occurred.  The Battle of Cape St. Vincent was fought on St. Valentine's Day - February 14 1797,  when:���' the   British   fleet,������ consisting of fifteen sail - of - the-  line  met, and   thoroughly   defeated   the   Spanish   fleet   of  twenty  - seven  sail,   most  of  them larger and, all told, carrying    nearly    one    thousand  guns    and     several     hundred,  more   fighting  men  than   the  British.  This, victory was particularly important, coming, as it  did when the national outlook  for Britain was anything but  bright. At home, there was  nothing but despondency and  gloom, Consols had 'dropped  to fifty one, Cash Payments  were about to be stopped at the  bank. A French invasion-fleet  was expected to set sail at  any time. All in all, the. outlook appeared blefek for the  ''tight little isle" and Britain  had, in fact, been on the-point  of seeking a negotiated peace.  '.The Battle  of the Nile was ..  fought oh August 1, 1798 when   ;  th'e British fleet, consisting of  fourteen ships  -  of - the  ���  line ��� all of 74 guns ��� and  a   small  Brig,-  the   '' Mutin,e''  ���'������/,������' . ...:��� ���������: /. )  French possessed 1,196 guns  and mustered 11,230 men. The  British had 1,012 guns iand  8,068 men. In spite of these  odds, only two badly mauled  French ships escaped. This  victory broke the back of  Napoleon ?s campaign in Egypt  and probably saved India.  Turning  to   a  chart   of  the  Pender Harbour area, we  immediately  notice  Jervis  Inlet,  named, in this case by Captain  Vancouver  himself  after Admiral    Sir    John   Jervis    (or  Jarvis).  If King  Alfred' may  be known as the Father of the  British   Navy,   Sir  John   was  certainly  it's  uncle.  He,  per-  Ihaps   more,  .than   any, single  person    was    responsible    for  converting a poverty stricken  collection,   of     poorly    found  ships, a prey to a political system rotten with graft and corruption, into a proud fleet of  well - manned, well - supplied,  well - handled' fighting ships  second  to  none  in the  world  at that time. He even carried  the fight onto the floor of the  House  and forced  long oyer-  due    investigations.    Born   in  1735,  joining the Navy as an  Able Seaman in 1749 he rose  from   the   forecastle   to    supreme  command  of  the   fleet  and knighthood,' dying in 1823.  Almost all of ,the most brilliant "  young admirals, Nelson among  them, were  a ' product,of  Sir  John's training.  (To Be Continued Next Week)  Reader s Right  MIKEL WANTS ADVICE  Excellency .Editor Sir  Yetta say you old fool, write  letter for' News. That not. nice  name for poor old poppa from  Prag. Anyway,-why not? Every  fool in Qibsons write letter for  paper. ��� Big fool write long  \ius.t  little  foolish  ��f**4+*/~ 'Sb  tell, which Party must join,  and how much; present give,  sol can leg - boQt my beer?  and I give you some beer too.  i . y..\ Mikel Blok;  APPRECIATED SHOW  EDITOR THE NEWS  SIR.   '���;**���  May I  of   your  grateful  ;-rvr.v  through  paper,  thanks  the medium  express hiy.  to Mr \C.P.  Ballentine for a, very enjoyable evening April 24, when  ���he invited:''Pensioners'' to be  his guests at his picture ���  show. Those who. did not accept tihis invitation, certainly  missed a delightful musical  picture.     ,,;  -   Yours hi appreciation,  ���    George T. Smith.  MacArthur Defended  BY  K.  ALEXANDER  '   IN THE last great war there-  was only one field commander  not relieved  of his  command  on   a  major  front,   that   man  was General D., MacArthur.  As  Commander,   his  insight  and    direction    of    tihe    war  against  Japan  was  masterjy,  :  enabling  us to   win   a  : .:::HAS;SA^S:S  Pender \Harbour;  B.C;^  ; The  Old-Established  -Z  y-^-y.. :-General ~': Store:,:;- i^sym  SUPPLYING FAMILIES.  FlgHERMEJNT AND  CAMPS  Latest in Novelties and ���.  ���';"->Toys:,,,;:;  ||��H   BUYERS     ;  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical  Refrigeration::  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  ���''.''    Always       "���  ���y:PZ--  Steer For  HASSAN'S  LANDINGi  Midway South Shore   ;  tating  against  devas-  a  very  victory  powerful enemy. He made the  plan.... and    saw    it,    carried  landmarks, including all of the  la;rge' inlets were named for  noted naval heroes who never  saw this coast. This is particularly true -of the area at  the mouth of Jervis Inlet,  where the largest island was  named   after   Admiral  Nelson  French  force of thirteen: sm-ips ,  of - the ~ line ��� three of them  of eighty guns and one, their  admiral's flagship, of 120 guns.  In addition the,French possessed four frigates r- two rated  at forty guns each and two at  thirty - six guns. All. told, the  Prag beer, but Yetta says cant  sell because leg - boot. Leg "  boot is whafc? Is like black -  market, she: say. I know about  black -market. In Prag if man  want do black - market, he  must join Party and give present to Kommissar. Please you  has given an example to the  world, of justice,- mercy and  "tolerance that has earned for  (him the love and respect of the  Japanese people as a great  and able representative of De-  (Continued on page 7)  (See Alexander)  MOVING JOBS LOGGING EQUIPMENT  HEAVY FREIGHT  Leaves Gibsons Every Tuesday Evening  Arrives Excelsior Paper Dock 05 East, 1st Ave.,Wednesday Morning  Leaves Vancouver/ Wednesday Evening  Arrives at Gibsons Thursda,y Morning  ���,..r''-       !    -   ��� .    ������ '���' ���- ���'/'.������    %''���������" : ������'��������������������� ;���  .��� . .  Phone Gibsons 50    Phone Gibsons 53  Wi  m. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBS0NS  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?     r  F.��d&'< Xv*i^*S ''^>,'V?  ��� "      WHO'S TALKING  ... is the title of the program that features  a mystery person for you to identify. Try  for the big cash prize by tuning in daily  at 11:05 a.m. 4p . . .  ��*6%**^  iifisn t-i  MsrwriifJtitNtwt  ftwsfirf^W^^ Hold this picture on a level with  your eyes and bring it slowly toward you until your  nose touches'the star. [Hold it there and the peanut *  .will appear to move into Jumbo's mouth.  icmfa/ywJbo  51-PVD-2  w  Optical illusions prove you can't always trust your eyes.  \jfTben it comes to paint, your eyes can fool you badly.  . ���"'' :'������'���'.  Any paint looks good when you first apply it. But how  will it look in five years . . .yes, even one year?  C-I-L PAINTS have not only  beauty you can see, b,ut quality  you can trust. You can depend  on them for the high hiding,  qualities, the enduring resistance to wear and weather which  make your paint dollars go  farther.  Whenever you paint, it pays to see four  C-l-L Paint Dealer first.  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 53  TRUST YOUR C-I-L PAINT DEALER  Pm^s  1  1  I  1  DENTAL NOTICE  DR A.M. LOWE. DENTIST  1  WILL RESUME PRACTISE  - y '        ��������� at his ���'  Roberts Creek Office Phone 20 H2  ^S&iiZSs^^^&iiinsi  ���   !-.<"-  CHAPMAN FUNERAL HOME  Fiioeral Services Priced  liiin Every Familys Wish  .Fa    6500  ,    802 WEST, BSOADWAY,  AT WILBUE  STKEET  Phone Write or Wire  ANNOUNCEMENT  mmm  WILL OPEN   MAY 11  Breakfa^ Lunch Supper  %���9 pm. ,:���'������'   12���2 p.m.        5.30���7 p.m  ..;,.;   \ .'-��� We Specialize;.in-;  GROUPS       ''���[.;���: PARTIES ' CLUBS  Special attention to family parties.  Thursday May 10 1951       The Coast News  ro sees up  Many Committees  ���GIBSONS. ��� Committees  must be the answer to organization and production according to the Board of Trade  which authorized formation of  eight, complete with complement.  Following, are the committees and their members; control committee, Jack Marshall,  Lock Knowles and C. Ballentine  entertainment will be looked  after by Sam Fladager, Mel  Usher, Oscar Hansen, and Reg  Jackson.' Tibe reception committee is composed of, C.P. .  Smith, Mrs J. Stewart, Mrs E.  Nestman and Robert Telford.  Refreshment committee is,  Harry Reiehelt, George Hill,  Mrs J. Drummond, Mrs J.  (Wardil and Gordon, Bryant?  publicity will be handled by  Mrs B. Nestman and W.  Sutherland. Earl Bingley and  John Bunyan are in charge of  transportation worries while  finance comes under the control  committee.  The complete Board of  Trade will act as the decora- .  tion" control while liason with  other Boards including Powell  River comes under W. A.  Sutherland.  Gower   Gleanings  BY  GYPSY  TOWERS  We Hear the ' J. Marshalls  Srs. are doing a. little weekending with their families in  the Village. The A.B.B. Hill's  .filling their corner of vthe  world with a riot of colour  and perfume with daughter  Emily (Mrs. George Simmons  of Carcross) convalescing and  supervising.  Jini Dykes and Jr>his indefatigable better half 'completing their planting arid spic  and spanning for a visit from  their daughter from up the  Coast.  The Ji'D. Smith's" mining  their stone quarry and planting  the odd pea and carrot.  Brother Sidney planning a  rustic retreat on the lot next  door. The Hodge castle still  vacant. The Pete Nicholsons  purring over their new fireplace. The new Bow home getting more glamourized each  day. Mrs Townsend, Sr. regaining her pep and vitality braced  by the Gower ajrjt The  Johnstons getting things ship  shaped for the summer. The  Hopes takinig stock of their  cottage over the week-end. The  Dawsons repairing the damage  Jack Frost did to their flower  bed.  The Jim Beatons are dashing  from remodelling to regarden-  ing, even to cuitting down tlie  Okl Pine Troo (pardon me,  apple) ���you should see the  miniature greenhousees in their  back yard. The Laffere's lamp  aglow - enjoying a few days  of' peace and quiet shattered  only by the dust.of the Village  plumber Riekenba.ck.ing ���  through our sleepy hollow.  The ' Harry Chasters are  giving the k)1c1 homleistead a  new paint job. The Vernons  and their trucks still on the  job. Mr Farnsworth is carrying on alone while Mils, F.  does a little baby sitting in  vVancouver . while the Colonel  and his lady attend a few conventions.  The Elricks are doing a  little week - end titifymg of  their cottage by the sea. Grandma Chaster is having a last  little flutter in the City before f  settling  down  to   getting  her  garden in.  That's    all  I've    e.  garnered  this k Week���let me hear from  you - Til put it in The News.  Flower s[JotAllr Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS:���  Pender  Harbour:  Bill  Donley���Phone:  Sechelt  11S2  Gibsons.  Reg.  Godfrey���Phone: Granthams 56  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver:  Phone PAcific  4558;   Night: KErr.  6352  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  ct  Tractor Transport No. 1" ��� especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Log Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater  Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  Business and Profcssiona  DIRECTORY  S&��  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING -        1  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  ELECTRICAL WORK  Plumbing- and Elect rtcal  Supplies,   Fixture^,  Service  Sechelt Building  Suppies  Phone  60  PLUMBING and HEATING  I  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,   Fixtures,   Radios  WashingMachines  Everything   Electrical  Gibsons Electric  Phone   45  FLORIST  Sunset Hardware  '      ...-GIBSONS  Registered     Plumpers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracti;  1_J  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  Plumbing,   Heating   and  Supplies.   ,  Jack Marshall  ' Gibsons B.C.  Phone Gibsons 10'   or %\  REAL ESTATE  John Coleridge  Agencies  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full Time Real  Estate  Agent  Phone Gibsons 37  GENERAL HAULING  TAXI  Gravel,     Lumber,      Contract  Hauling  GARBAGE    DISPOSAL *  SERVICE  Weekly     or     Monthly     rates  Freight   and   Express  Delivery  UNION   STEAMSHIPS  Sechelt,   Phone  22  Peninsula     Cabs  24-Hour  Servif-  2   Phones   --   2    C;:hs  WILSON   CRE!;::s'   and  SELMA   PARK  Phone Sechelt  *"���(>  GIFT STORE  Headquarters   for  Wool,  Notions,   Cards,   Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons  5-10-15  Store  Left" of Post. Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Taxi Sir ���?  call  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt   4S  TRANSFERS-TRUCKS  HARDWARE  KNOWLES   SERVICE.  HARDWARE  Phone 33 G.i!kv.i'.ss 15.C.  \    Builder's Hardware .  Paint.   Plumbing  Appliances  Complete   Installation   }  Maintenance  Service  DELIVERIES  TO AIX  POINTS  Hansen Transfer  GENERAL  CARTAGE  Phone Sechelt 28  . Sechelt,  B.C.  MACHINISTS  Hills Machine Shop  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere   -anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 ~ Res. 58 The Coast News      Thursday May 10 195 a  Watt Flower  ELIZABETH TAYLOR went inc  heavy for ice cold lemonade while  on   location  filming  "Father's  Little Dividend*' for M-G-M with.  Spencer Tracy,  (Continued from page 6),  R03BIE  their ,daughter Freda, who  slaved for about a week, and  inc-idenlly, -eajne up to hear  ar.d see Mom and Pop, help  the Choraliers.  Mrs W.B. Thorpe, came up  from Washington, on a surprise visit to her new parents  Mi-" and Mrs F.D. Rice of Selma  Park, and was accompanied  by Mrs Jack Cameron, object  cf the visit was Frank's umpty  n inth birthday.  We would like to introduce  our new neighbours,, who have  come to  make  their- home   at  " .Davies    Bay,    Mr    and    Mrs  Lofeudo   and   their  two   off--  'Spring;,   Minor   a'nd   Anthony,  Ihey are staying at the cottage  next to Mike Jackson, who by  the way, is the owner of the.  , property.  Reverend T.W: Scott officiated recently at an interesting  ah listening, .ceremprj' in St.  Marks Church, Kitsilano, when  the daughter, and grand -  daughter of Mr and Mrs B  Dunfield, received the names  of Anne Felicity Dunfield,  and Jennifer -Lynne Waters,  Mr and Mrs Waters lived for  a short tme at Davies Bay,  and the Dunfields ofien vis-  itea\ tihlrs District, when 'the  late Elizabeth Jackson resided  at Wilson. Creek. Mrs Dorothy  Eriekson paid a short visit to  the city, in order to attend the  ceremony. Mrs R.T. -Jackson  entertained at the tea, after  the ceremony, at' her home  2020 McNichol Avenue, Vancouver. Now I see Tommy  Mutter back at work, which is  good news, or is it* Tom has  had. a real siege of it-lately,  and has had to spend six  months convalescing at his  sister's home in the U.S.  We are very sorry to report  the illness of Sundi Stroeshein,  one" of our most valued Junior  Choir members, she missed the  talent night, but we are hoping  she will be on deck for the concert at the Legion in Sechelt.  This is a story I am no,t  -going-' to dwell on,. but you  take it for what it is worth,  and stay close to home at  nights,, we know there are  bears in the surrounding hills,  and we know, that in the winter they take a stroll around  the gardens,., but bless your  life, if one didn't haiye .the  nerve <to tramp down to the  wharf one night last, week,  two - thirty in the a.m. to be  correct.   Further   than   that, I  i  cannot truthfully, gp, but I recommend you to  Vic,  at  the  * i * *'"*������      m  trading post, he and his; wife  had a. parity, on April 2% and  the bear came after that date.  I see Jonah Cook, is back  for a spell, He is staying at  the home of Mr and Mrs H.  McLeod, Jonah is the old' time  fiddler I mentioned in these  columns, some time ago. I call  him old because he wjil bi  eighty - nine yeas old -in a,  ���coUple^o-f -months. Yes sir,' he's  a great old fiddler and may be  heard any day in the week, ak  he say's 'fiddlin' the day away.  Jonah makes, his home in Victoria.  A general meeting was held  at Lucken's Hall in connection m  with the Wilson Creek community' centre, on Wednesday  May 2, the next one will be  held in the same hall on June 6  Miss   Carrole  Miniaftb,  the  gr^nd - daughter IqliMr  and  Mrsi Bert Wright^Davies'Bay,  returned to the city and school,  after*-, spending  a  few . day's  here^Carrole5 was - one��� of the  assisting artists, at the recent  concert   "preseaiteoT    by    the  Choraliers. Well there's a new  dat6 - line  whieh niakes me  hurry   like   mad   so   without  further   ado,   I'm  closing  to  catch the bus.  �����..-*-������?>���  SZ,K'.'i-  :.: C  Va  Public Health Nurse, Miss  Jones, is at Halmoon Bay  Trading Post, second Tuesday  each month from 2.30 to 3^30  P-m-  VON    Nurse,     Miss Anne  Baker is in  attendance every  Wednesday  afternon at Half-    .,  moon Bay Trading Post. 11  c;  ALargeStockof Shoes Has  yziypy,iM ^M^^Py^i'  iiJ&ehave a complete,^neyr^bdk-oif..������'.'-;'���.;:>;-";::;.;:-r? _���  '���'��� -' Birfcl *f* JACI^TS ���  P- IflEW 5 SWEATERS  ���   ��� ��� . s ��� ��� -. ��� '���    '' '���'���:'  :.   '     ���','���'-. >  MY1 LADY HELEN SOAP y-PP^'Pyi'L^  a good buy;at  v.'-U.V' ;[yy'p i,  ii       ' i 3?9*;^5^;  AYLMER PURE STRAWBERRY' JAM   4;��'$117;  STANDING BEEP RIB ROAST  "B" good grade 1 ��>    ��� 8��^  We carry the largest supply of candy  and tobacco on the Peninsula. ,   ;  Union General Store  -   Phone Sechelt 18  Knowles Service Hardware  l!  SEE     OUR     DISPLAY     OF  Mother's Bay Suggestions  Still a few Appliances left at pre - budget prices  Phone Gibsons 33  The British Columbia Distillery Company Limited has  greatly increased its facilities over the past few years  and has built up its stocksto keej��pace with the rapidly  growing demand for its products both at home and in.  world markets���an expansion program that keeps pace  with British Columbia growth and prosperity.       .  This advertisement is not published or displayed -by theHiquor Control Board or by the Government of British-Columbia. .l^.^y ��;,,��,- 1* f*\  THEIR FINANCIAL  '.***:  Evidence already on ^fijey ati^he Bank of Montreal's head  office indicates that Personal Plaining is proving to be the answer to the money troubles of ^a good number of Canadians.  What these pioneer; Personal Planners like best aboujt it, bank  officials say, is the emphasis; on human nature first, bookkeeping  second. A Personal Planning budget-;differs from "standard"  budgets, for it is built to suit the specific needs-of the individual.  It takes into- consideratioh; his'aims for tomorrow and ways of  enjoying life today 311st as much as.the rent and food money.  Some Personal Planners ar�� saving for a down - payment on a  house, others for a new car, still others for-more education,  better holidays or even just new clothes. Many simply enjoy  not feelimgjiag rJ.*Jddenrby,the high cos!t of Jtiving.-All wjio give  "Personal Planning a real try find thlat it speeds their progress,  whatever their' goals.r Tom-Larson, ;tlie manager of the local B  of M branch, invites anyone interested to drop in for a* free copy  of Personal Planning, the blank's breezy new booklet on family  financing. -'There's no obligation," Mr Larson says, "except  ���to yourself." ������ ���-.      -  . ������-' Advt._ :.   -.  The Coast News  CLASSIFIED  ACVEETIJINGl  3  Lines (15   words) for 35c .      3  Insertions  (saine  ad)  75c  Extra  words,  above   15-word  min.   2c-' each'���. Cash.''with   order  Notices,   Engagements,   iCiarriages,   Deaths,   etc.,    75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS... BIG RESULTS  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, Off ice..  REAL ESTATE listings wan*  ted.  ..Gibsons  ..to  ..Pender  Hdrliour. H^B: Gordon Box II  Sechelt Phone Sechelt 31Q.  i P '���" ' ;"������ '.,      '.   .Tfn  RAW FURS ~       ~~"~  MORE ��� FOR YOUR MUSK-  RATS, up to $5.00 for TOP;  Seal    Quality,    Extra,    Extra  ��� Large, MORE we are certain  than you cap get anywhere.  Regardless of where you have  been selling, send a trial shipment of MUSKRAT skins ,to  "SHUBERT" and see how  MUCH MORE you w,ill get..  Oilher seasonable Furs still-  wanted, and Top Market Prices  garanteed. Don't ... miss this  exceptionally favorablb Market. Ship every pelt you have  IMMEDIATELY ��� you '11 be  very glad you did. Dept. 196,  . A.B. SHUBERT (JO., Winnipeg  Ship to VANCOUVER Receive  ing  Office,   (operated   for  --  YOUR convenience).  HELP Wanted. Elderly Lady  to look after old age pensioner  and son near Gibsons Apply  Box 18 The Coast News.  WE HAVE a wide range of  battery radios from $10 to $50.  See   them 'on   display   at   our  store.  We accept trade ins.  Gibsons  Electric   phone   45  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 v  LOR-BEER LABORATORIES  679 Granville St. Vancouver,  B.C. ���������: ������' .w'-v  FOR SALE v . .'. ~'  Ladies 'Bicycle; (Phillips) $25  6 pc. blond dinette suite $85.  Coleman oil hea.ter $65.  S'lmhber-ldng "double bed ���-  spring $5. Mrs Hardy Gibsons.  Phone 92J      '"Z[i  Gower Point Road Thoroughly good five room home (1948)  Full plumbing, electricity.���  going with furniture at $4800.  C.  Gosling  R.R.I  Gibsons.  69  Health giving Goats ��� Milk for  sale, 25^ quart delivered,  George Gharman Gibsons  70  AS NEW, spring filled mattresses,  yiour   choice,  $17.50  eaoh.   Apply   Leith   Brothers,  Pender Harbour'-11 J. 69  For sale Cement Mixer 4 H.P.  Briggs  almost new '$200. , Also,  set    of     Grtirdies . make  ���  (Ketchican) A.l. condition snao  $100.  C.P. Smith Gibsons.  68  WANTED  VlIVE, WIRE" salesman with  car to represent a well-known  Vancouver Real Estate firm  handling insurance,, sales, ������  rentals, etc., .covering area from  Roberts Creek to Port Mellon.  Clients supplied. Box 17 The  Coast News. 69  FOR SALE Lot in Gibsons  Central Location on water- and  light. Box 6 Coast News.  FOR sale 10 acres 3^ cleared  fruit; trees, small fruit, vnut  trees, 6 room house, barn, wood  shed and chicken, house and  run etc. Apply Clare II..  Chamberlain   Gibsons  B.C.  "     ,.������-. 69  WOULD like a. piano, for children to practice on ��� reasonably  priced,  could  pay  small  monthly   instalment.  Box   19  The Coast News  FOR SALE ��� Clare Jewel oil  range, $75.00 Mrs Gowan.  Roberts Creek.  FOR SALE ��� Wingham Clipper sawdust combination,' Excellent condition ���-White  Enamel, chrome hopper, high  shelf ��� $150. Apply Mel  Williamson No:. 2-C-Motpr,s'..  Sechelt      * ���    :" ":     '  FOR SALE ��� First .class Le-  elerc Loom 45 inch, new condition, warping mill^ bench,  three reeds. ForZ particulars  '���phone or apply E>.J;. Lang  Sechelt B.C.    .' . ,-.���.���.  {.69  Thursday May 10 1951      The Coast News  ;n  SONG and music, dance and  laughter filled Roberts Creek  Community Hall Friday night  as a vari-aged group of youngsters delighted an appreciative  audience of some .100 persons  with their PTA - sponsored  Talent Show  Convenor of "the highly successful presentation was Miss  M. Mclntyre while among the  winners reported were: ���   v  'Carol Forst> violinist from  Wilson Creek who was given  highest marks by adjudicators  Mrs Delia - Chiltern, H.G.  Findlay |ind  F.J.   Arndt.  Barrie      Reeves,      vocalist';  Dpnajd  WejaL   pianist;  Lynn  Johnson,    Celia    Flummerf elt,  dancing;    Mrs    Bell    Havens  (a^dult  group), .comedy  reci-  .   tation.  "Hans and Gretel", a puppet show, found great favor  with children arid 'adults alike  and- was most capably directed by Mrs Alice Newton,  teacher at Roberts Creek. This  is thought to be the -first time"  such a presentation has been  made   on   the  Peninsula:  Those   taking   part  were:  David Fllimerf elt, - Errol  Flumerf elt, Stephen Read,  operators; Wendy Yates,  Sharon Danroth and Margaret  Haven> voices.    \  There were'about 24 entrees  in .the production*'' "SVinners  are slated to compete in the  finals to�� be held sometime in  June at Sechelt.     V  ,   AROUND  MURDOCKS,  By Myrnes  SeVerp^l   of   oi��r  neighbours  ./have, gone   to   Vancouver   for  short visits  Mrs Barney Warden travelled via \the Jervis Express, Mrs  Len  Hambly  flew  down   and  Mrs   Don   Dillabough    joined  Captain Don on the Sea Spray.  - \ Mr and Mrs JR.J-. Finnie of  Nanaimo    dropped    into    the  Harbour to visit Mrs Finnie V  sister,   Mrs   Garvey   and  her  husband.   "iWy,  the- Finnie's,  are on their way north on the  M.V. Vanguard.      (  Friends of the Ro'ys will be  pleased to hear that Marie and  Gordon phoned from Uclulet  and said they were doing fine.  The halibut- fishermen have,  left and the tr Oilers are going  ��� one by one. Mike Martin, left  for the west coast last week  and Norm Sleep left on Thurs:"  day for Namn.  ^[rs J. Leith left for Vancouver via the Jervis Express  'on--'Wednesday.  We were glad to. see  nice turnout a.t the' Parent  Teacher's Bazaar. VYou need  not have children to be of assistance to your community in  this worthwhile effort.  ��.  Conductor  aifserBisse  HOLY FAMILY CHURCH  Sechelt  MAY 6 TO ��3 INCLUSIVE  Morning  *..-..;.'.  8 a.m.  Eveaoings   ............   7.SO  There is no hope for the world without God.  Are you living rightly?  Everything else has been tried, why not religion?  ^u^^Sflfijg^Tr^^^^^^t^  Sechelt Building Supplies  FOR  PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL  Fixtures & Supplies  For complete house building or renovating services you  need only shop under the one roof when you deal with us  or  PHONE SECHELT 60  "Where Service is Our Motto."  Phone Sechelt 58  ANNOUNCEMENT  We take pleasure in announcing that  Hansan's Transfer  <        (Sechelt) "���'      ;"     ,   .  Has recently taken. over the c  Home Oil Agency  We will continue our HOME to home service of  all Home Oil Products.  The Home Oil Agency had been part of the  Frank Yates holdings.  FOR SERVICE, COURTESY AND PROMPT DELIVERY  Phone Sechelt 28  \ 1  In The Heart of  Vancouver's Chinatown  mmssMwo^yi^  Tnrnanflffii.'MM.w,  ,*#*^.fev>P!:iNOt.R'-.^  ^Tr^^^B^^^Tr??^  1  SECHELT THEATRE  35 m.m. film  The Flame And The Arrow  Starring in Technicolor  BURT LANCASTER VIRGINIA  MAYO  Monday May 16 7 and 9 p,m.  Tuesday May 17  8 p.m.    '  Academy Award Winner  RAY MILLAND  I  I  y?  //  I  1  1  m  Copper   Canyon  //  ��.  in  Technicolor  Wednesday May 18 8 p.m.  , Friday May 20 7 and  I  EDMUND  GWYNN  in the hilarious  p.m.  m  n  Mr   880  //  m  Here is the story of a counterfeiter that just couldn't  resist prosperity. There is a laugh in everv line and  sore sides are rsart of the entertainment when you see  'Thursday"-'-May ��� .19  8 p.m.  Saturday Mav 21 7 and 9 p.m.  1  1  ?!  I  I The Coast News  Thursday May 10 1951  lean Barry Wed  (is Vancouver  SECHELT ��� Jean- Berry  eldest dauhter of Mr arid Mrs  W.K. Berry, West Sechelt,  was given in marriage by her  father at the home of the officiating clergyman, Rev. A.  Galbraith, becoming the bride  of Richard van der werf, son  of Mr and Mrs van der werf,  Hold en Avenue, Burnaby.  ... For her wedding the. bride  cjbose an airforce blue taileuer  with pink accessories and  small French floral chapeau.  Her corsage was of gardenias  and baby pink rosebuds.  The bride was attended by  her sjister, Mrs A.. Asseltine  as matron of honor who chose  skipper blue taileuer with  navy .blue accessories and small  fl-Trench str\aw hat witfti fcor-  sages of yellow and white  j-osebuds.  Best man was brother of the  groom,   Mr   Joseph   van   der  werf.  A reception followed, which  was held at the ihome of Mrs  Helga May when more than  50 guests were in attendance.  Davis Bay  BY  ROBBIE  HERE we-are again, in the  front line after many moons,  and it seems to me that Wilson Creek has been in the head  lines quite a lot recently, what  with the concert! at Roberts  Creek, given by the 'Choraliers'* that's the senior choir  we have, assisted by the popular Junior Choir, and the orchestra from our sister com-  'munity, ably directed by the  popular. Margaret Mclntyre;  Then again, we have had the  pleasure of sending a group  of players (actors and actresses) from this district, to bring  pleasure to> many people, up-  coast an account of which will  be probably found in anojther  column.  All.thisi goes to prove, that  a community hall in this district, is a must, for what other  district, with only a couple  of hundred people to choose  from can boa^t such talent,  ���"we have also a dance orchestra,  "and individual. talent such as  competed in the talent night  at Roberts Creek, among whom  was wee Carola Forst who captured a first, with her violin'  solo.  Mr  and  Mrs Mutter,  had  the  pleasure  of  a visit from c  (Continued  on  page 4)  (SEE ROBBIE)  -S  CL^ *CHEER'LY MAN ^<J>  Ob Nancy Dawson, bio! ...  Cbeer'ly man,  Sbe's got a notion, hio ...  Cbeer'ly man!  For over a century Lamb's Navy  has been the call of those who know  good rum.    Smooth and mellow, it  is matured, bfended and bottled in '  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Flavy Enm  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  jjr An old sea shanty  me  New lay Queen'  SECHELT. ��� This area's  May Queen who will reign  over all social and public functions for the year 1951 will  be Maiiie Goldrup, replacing  Mary Parker.  Attendants    wUll-    include  Dorothy .Larsen and Kathleen  Rouse, flower Girls will be  Catherine Bejrry, Gloria -  Gardner, Arlene> Whipple,  June Walker, Kathleen  Garland, ( Marda Walker and  Gail White.     .  Crowning of the new May  Queen will be done on May 24,  during, . ,it is expected,. the!  annual 'bumper turnout on  that day of sp'or't and fun!,  plans for wftiich are now well  underway. \  ���   ANGLICAN    I  MAY 13.1951       ~     WHIT ���SUNDAY        :*'"-  St.'Bartholomew's Church  . p...Z.ZPZ-���������"���.��� "���.;���'��� Z Gibsons  ll.am  .. ........   Sunday School,. ,. ^  7.30p.m.   ..........;. .   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Stop when you've gained tea  5. 10, 15 or 20 lbs. you need  for normal weight. Costa,  little. New "get acquainted"  size only 80c. Try famoui  Ostrex Obnlo Tablets for, new  vigor and added pounds, this  very-day. At all druggist*.  (Continued from page 2);  mocraey.  In Korea, at firsts with a  handful of'-green troops, General MacArthur stemmed the  tide of Cotoiimuism and held  back the red horde till he was  finally given help by the  United Nations, help that,  came slowly over an extended  period of time.  'There   have   be^n   charges  , that  General  Mae Arthur  fex-  ceeded    has���_.. ^authority::.".:oyer'f  Ilnit^ol"'^^!^^"^^��.^*' ��sTf alas. I kno# j'���;neither"the United  Nations nor the" United States  has  ever given  a   clear  cut  definition   of   any   policy   or  master plan for Asia/ In fact  iit is the opinion of many prominent   men,   that   this   very  lack  of policy and  master -  plan, not only led to the dismissal of General Mae Arthur,  but also might lead to a great  military disaster and the loss  ��� of all of Asia. We are letting  the Communists call the play,  while we counter the move, a  very dangerous game.  We must not be blinded by  the need for defence of Europe;  true, help there is vital and it  should be given everything  within reason, in men,' equipment and planes; the danger  exists that makes Europe look  like a tempting prize.  ' To.the world, the gravest  danger lies in Asia, a danger  that must hang like a nightmare in General MacArthur's  mind. He has seen the opening move, with the King's  Pawn in Korea. He knows- that  if we lose, in Korea, the way  to Alaska is open, if we lose  Alaska, which is after all only  about forty -'five miles from  Siberia, the great: heart of the  United "States and its industrial empire will .be^ open to  massive air - attacks,' which  could Well bad to the collapse  of all resistance and the end of  a Democratic world, For world  resistance depends: on the  /Unfiled   States.  It would    be  ,'stupid to, think that Russia  would commit herself .first in  Europe. .     : .  , -   If  war comes  with  Russia,  /future events will .prove that  General MacArthur's    concept  of Asia and the Red Master-  .plan, wil be borne  out.  This  'is my tribute; to him: A very  great ,man> dismissed! ina disgraceful manner, just when his  ������. knowledge is needed most, to  : carry out the defence of pur  bases .off Asia, which in turn  would lead to .V sure defence  of Alaska; and "America, for  the hortjherri Pacific ^ the  most critical area to be defend-  ; ed in the United Nations perimeter today.    ���-'.���''  Pender Harbour     jgm  BY SARAL.  SORRY-to  repbnt the passing   of   A.   MacDonald   wIuq  died  Jin  Vancouver  recently, '  following  a lengthy illness.  A. Webb is now occupying  ithe home formerly occupied":  by the Jim Marsh family who  recently moved tio Ssuamj,s.h.  The Webb family arrived from  Vancouver.  ., The ��� Critchell ���Players are  slated to appear in a benefit  entertainment to be held May  4 in the Pendeira Hall under  auspices of the Pender Harbour  Community Club.  D.A. MacDonald was winner  of the doll and cradle which  was raffled-at the recent PTA  bazaar held in thev hall. The  "fish pond"' and licje cream  stalls were the ones receiving  the bulk of business but the  wtfrole party was a success.  Visitors to and from Vancouver included J. Baker, Mrs R;  Kiellor. and Mrs Jt Haddock.  Mrs    Macintosh    and    Mrs  . fiijjsltow.,  both   of  Vancouver  are spending* a few days with  Mrs J. Haddock.  Plans are proceeding for a  really hang up May 24. Candidates ��� for the, May Queen  have been picked and the votes  will soon be selling.  Winners of the Bridge ���  whist drive sponsored by the  Community Club, two weeks  ago, included, Mrs O. Bristow,  Mrs J. Po(tts, Mrs Waddup,  Mrs A. Edwardson, L. Shairp,  O. Brisitow, Nels Anderson and  Jack Potts.  Thursday May 10 1951      The Coast News  CABS AND TRUCKS ONLY  Effective Saturday A'pril 21 1951  Leave Vancouver Saturdays 9 a.m.  Arrive Gibsons  Leave Gibsons  Arrive Vancouver  Saturdays 1 p.m.  Saturdays 5 p.m.  Sundays 9 a.m.  VANCOUVER GiBSONS,B.C  \  SEE US FOE ALL YOUR LUMBER NEEDS  BURNS & JACKSON  SAWMILL  Phone 15 M2  Wilson Creek  Oil MAKES  A  COUHTRY  STRONG  ��  <��URe(..1WAS UmSMiUMJT STARTED!  ^^x&^ste^z^M&x&y. ^M^.y^yy^y-:^y-^MMyy:yy y--:- '--y :::.':yy..-.-y:yk-vy'y  . Commencing May 19, in addition to the Winter Schedule,   m  EXTEA trips will be operated, on SATURDAYS and   I  SUNDAYS "as^oUows,' ':-'^-^ ���^'���'���' ^;i "���'���-  ^  M  Lv.  Gjbsphs Lv.   Horseshoe^ Day  1.30   p,m. \\/:Zy%$5.Pjfr^^- ^  ^PACIFIC STAGE LINES  Connecting' bus leaves Vaiicbuyer at 1.40 p.m.  This will serve as an interim slimmer schedule-pending-  ,1  inauguration of the Gar Ferry Service. ���<  ,, G D. Fril  Manager.  Sea Bus Lines Ltd.  I  I'  ��.v.��  I.V.V.<  1  I  1.  5}'.  y  y  U  //  Jimmie was on hand when the first Imperial drilling  crew turned up at the farm gate.-' And he's been an untiring fence post ^.  superintendent ever since.    But that's not all���in his short lifetime ><  he's lived enough years to see the growth of a new' major industry.  Less than five years ago: Canada's oil producing industry "was ;far  ��� from robust. Our oil fields were dwindling and produced only one  '   barrel in every 10 we used. ,^  ��� Today only eight countries in the world are known to have larger  oil reserves than Canada. And production this year is expected to  meet about one-third of our needs.   :  Every ��� barrel of this "home grown" crude lessens our dependence  on other countries and brings us a step closer to self-sufficiency in  oil.; With oil increasingly important to our daily life in pcaceor  war, any improvement in security of supply means new security  for Jimmie and for all of us.      ,  Canada's newest major industry gives promise of becoming one of  her greatest.  IMPEBIAL  ���SSO) IMPERIAL   OIL   LIMITS  PRODUCTS  ;i^!Mfes  S^ii.-ss35 The Coast' News  Thursday May 10 1951  Launch     Engines  BRIGGS ��� STRATTON  EVINRUDE "  INBOARDS  OUTBOARDS  CITY   PRICES  GIBSONS MARINE SALES  Adjoining HiUs IVfochine Shop  PHONE GIBSONS 54  FIX THAT RADIATOR PLEASE  That constant  dripping  iKeeps  me Awake  y. ���--*'���'.'yyy yyy^-':  You woiddliave awakened anyway mister���when you  cracked your engine block, scored your cylinder walls  and blew a couple of gaskets. Better get little things  fixed while they're still "little", and COST LITTLE  Drive up to any of the  Standard Motors  tfo. 1 Wilson Creek ��� No. 2 Sechelt ��� No. 3 Gibsons  SHIRTS  a complete  range of  Summer Weight  SOCKS  MADE to  MEASURE  'skits  MORE THAN 400 STYLES     JflWUl'llJ  "If You Want to Look Sleel(See Deck"  DEErCS  CLOTME��  Phone Sechelt 56  MORE ABOUT COUNCIL  (Continued from page 1)  took the water commissioner  by the hand and #rew him  along step by step .'until'the  cpieture was all clear and then  Mrs ^Nestman moved tihe next  logical step.  Tenders  will  be -called  for  laying of the pipe. These may  not be firm bids, and can carry:  "limits" with respect to - time ���  by the bidding firm or person.  Official notice of dates and  boundaries will be made later.  A - committee meetmg to  study application of Eric Inglis  to build another storey on his  present' warehouse had to be  postponed for a month because  a council, member has to be absent on 'private business.  STOP FOR SMOKE  If this carries on it will be  logical, to, .expect recess while  Bob Burns pr James Hall light  their pipes.  Why cancel a meeting because one of the commissioners  will be unable to attend? Does ^  the village/ have to come to  a standstill' because one man  will not be there. ?,.  Contractor A.E. Ritchey and  Donald Cochrane took a few  minutes off to prove the council was wrong in its contention  &h��jt Ritchey'& h;eav?y. equipment had helped to break down  the present road. They also  pointed  out that  the part o��  I the road, which , was in the  most disgraceful condition was  not, according to the maps, the  Gower Point road over which  so much coh,tention has arisen  w<5th the provincial government.  BURNS  EXPLAINS  Half ,the council meeting was  spent with the Village Clerk  explaining the water situation,  interuptidns f rom the audience,  charges of '' lazyness and  apathy #nd why do you not  live on Gower Point, then you  would do something constructive".  -; m' ,- ���   .  Commission Chairman Mrs  Nestman practically ordered  one of her councillors to "get  something done on this right  away. It's.your job."  . -One man jumps up from the  back and shouts something  about tourists having their  feelings hurt with a warehouse.  And this village piles its garbage in its back yard and no  one says a thing. What stupidity.  , .'-���.,'   ^~  Commissioner W. Skellett'  came in for his share of need  ling when it was pointed out  that a salmon runway crossed  a part of his road and had  done so for years and he  had'nt ordered culvert for it,  and when he had, the company  had sent the wrong kind, but  poor William had then forgotten to order hew pipe.  I know, and so does everyone, that these commissioners  get no pay for their jobs. But  that means absolutely nothing.  HONOUR COUNTS  They have a. far more exacting taskmaster than a mere  cash register. Tfeey have an  obligation to the rest of their  immediate society. As long,as  they sit in the seat of local  government, they are as open  to criticism and lb;; praise as  if they were being payed thou- y,  sands of dollars per yearly ;yP'i..  When commissioners or other  persons in trusfe^et the i&ea %  that they do not have to do  'this or that' or take this or  that because they are unpaid,  then we suggest they are not  qualified to hold the trust of  society.  While on this question, it is  a purely, personal opinion that  at least two of the commissioners resign - w_e know they, ���,  wont - but for. all the good  they^ are doing on that commission Zthey wopld-be better  ���off,, and. the community infinitely so, if they would.  P.T.A. Monthly Meeting^' in  : school, May 14 at 8 p.m; This r(  has been advanced one week,    j  A meeting of the L.A. to the  Legion Branch 109 will be held  in Legion Hall,, May 18 at,  8 p.m. ; .;���;:.  -  _!   Grand Concert .sponsored by  the Sechelt Legion .branch in  the unit hall, May 'ill,-at 8"^  p.m. Proceeds in aid of building fund. Guest artists will be  the Choraliers.   W  USE THE COAST NEWS  ���. CLASSIFIED  JUST A FARCE '  To sit and make a lazy farce  of the whole situation, especially when the very health  of other people depends upon  them, is a crime- of the very  worst type.  When a man becomes a commissioner, he takes upon" him-'  ���self -the duty and responsibility of a 'leader.  1 I suggest that it is the duty  of everyone to listen in at a.  meeting of our village council.  The commissioners are honest  but that hardly condones just  plain stupid,, near criminal  blundering. y ��� . ��� ���>  L  yOUR COMPLETE  I Chinifiey Jeeds  ��� .^'4;^^.;,'5  yUemerii Brick  . Sand & Lime  CLEANOUTS THIMBLE?  Gibsons    Building  ��� .  Supplies *������  Phone Gibsons  53  CALL FOR TENDERS  BRITISH COLUMBIA POWER COMMISSION  CLOWHOM FALLS PEVEIOPMENT  1. Sealed tenders in triplicate will be received until  12 o'ciocb noon* pacific Daylight Time, May 22,: 1951, by  British Columbia Power Commission, Victoria, B.C., for  the clearing of the section of the right of way of the*  transmission line irom Clowhom Falls to Sechelt from a  point 9 miles distant from Sechelt to Clowhom Falls.  ... .The total acreage to be cleared  acres; this area does not include water and areas where  clearing  may  not  be  required  by  the  Commission's  Engineer, i^������������'���>���*�����;"-/'' '*yyyyy: y^-yPy^ v:py   P'y:yy  2. Tenders shall be  enclosed in a sealed envelope  marked:  ''Tender for Right of Way Clearing'SP��&&;  addressed to.; ���'��� ������ ���'������': ��� ���������:^'r'-*H  S.B. Marshall, Esq.,                                         '"  /������-..'������  ..i^Z'    Secretary,  B.C- Power Commission,  P-iiP[i'i:,.. :ixiii:}^^^yp'i\y^pyy.^  <r ; v-..,��� ',.,..������ Victoria.1*^  3.       Ck>py pf ^ of  contract* and fonns of tender m^y be o*ta^  Commission's offices at Victoria, or Sechelt, B.C., or may  Construction Industries 'iw^i^^y^"'^&'iF&S^:  Street, Vancouver, B.C.   .  .4. ./���;������ Tenders will be opened in public at the Comr  mission's office in Victoria at 2:00 p\mV Pacifip Dayr  light Time, May 22,1951.  5. The Commission reserves the right to reject any or  all tenders and the lowest will not necessarily be accepted.  WE HAVE M ^TX)GK  M Pre-Bndget Price  2   Zenith   wHsfws$ 169.50  1    Perfection    Range $ 499.50  1 Zenith   Refigerator $ 429  9 PUBIC FEET  2 Astral    Refrigerators ea.$ 179,50  1    Servel    Kerosene   TrSg.S 519  USED OIL RANGES  i Only From $40 $175  PARKER'S HARDWARE  t �� . .      . .v        . v. _ ,  Phone Sechelt 51  *^  em  8


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