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 Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish. Jrvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  PTTBT.ISHI3D BY THE COAST OTBWS, EIMTTItP  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising* Office, Powell Biver, B.C.  Vol. 4  No.^28-,  Gibsons; B. C.  Monday, February 13, 1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per yea?, by mail  .  BILL SUTHERLAND  ������_ Editor, The Coast News  THERE seems tp be a different  feeling in the air these days.  Even the sound of the waves  lapping the shore along at the  foot of Keri Whitaker's place  sounds different���sounds cheerier and more as if the world was  shaking itself loose from the  white chains which have bound  it for so long.  Mrs Thelmai Booker was taking a little time off from the  Union Store iri order to get some  of her daily chores done. I no-  |- ticed her riding around Sechelt  I in a^ew'Car the other day.  Mrsdeorge Batchelor, peren-  , ial president of the L.A. to the  X Sechelt branch of the Canadian  V .Legion, was telling me about her  \ daughter. It may be a race be-  |tweeri the CPR taking Mrs  Batchelor to -Kamloops and the  i. stork,taking her daughter to hos-  f jpital.  s.    Dropped in to see Jack Redman  again.  He  was  telling  me  that  things    are    beginning   to  |>show, signs of perking up. Everybody  around the Sechelt Build-  i, ing   Supplies   seemed   to   think  .the  same  thing.  )    Noticed Mrs Bill Skellett strolling  down the \ main  street    the  Mother  day.    She  seerrieid   to�� be  'Having quite a..qonfab with someone.       ������'���'' 7' 1.'���',���:.���.'." '  | The Mer^gjrti: Cafe was" load-  Led the otherf, day. Among the  f women who were taking a few  .minutes off from shopping were  1 Mrs Lew: Reid, Mrs G. Parnwell,  ; Jphnny arid Mrs Bunybn, Mrs R.  .tpa^mgirid,, Mr and _ Mrs. Struck,  ^^s'^Oi^/y^^&ehy. ;Mrs THarry  f rs   _v .     wK /  Gross Revenues $6500 ...  ate to  Yield About  GIBSONS���Village Commission, Thursday, set the mi! I rate for  1950 at 10 mills. This, based on taxation of 100 percent  on land and 50 percent on improvements will bring in approximately $1900.  Grants and revenue from the Power Commission and incidental taxes is expected to bring the total to $6500. This is  more money in the treasury but less from the actual tax source.  Boarding Schools  May Appear  GIBSONS ���- Boarding schools  may this year appear on the  Sechelt Peninsula in order to  assure older students an opportunity to complete schooling.  Robert Leith, school trustee,  suggested the noval idea at a  recent meeting . of the school  board, and received unreserved  approval.  Plans are now under way to  fulfilling the idea, born because  pupils in grades 10 and il are  without education facilities here.  "Students that age have the  blackest outlook  as  far as con-  Mill rate last year was 20 but higher assessments  now    tinuing  their  education   is   con-  ?  f _   ...  (good Scandinavian    was_    doing  ^ririkin^ tea. ;  X^ Jack Marshall was telling me  ^bout the Italian do. Seems Jack  fhas had; some experience in the  ^funny colored and funnier feel--  *ing:  suits- of   that   man     called  George.  Jack  has  six  years   in  i the army to his credit. I figure  that is just about his  share  of  that nonsense.  I see where  one of the local  men  is getting  to be quite the  writer. Fred Lindsay of Soame's  Point   Lindsays    has    sold  two  stories in that number of weeks  to the  CBC.  One   of them   was  read over the air the other day.  \1 hear it was rated pretty highly  iby:Bernie Braden, thevman__whp_  ^reads these yarns.  i ��� I should think it is just about  time to start getting a few letters to the editor on the state of  'the roads around here now. The  tending joke is that when you  are  going along the road.   and  you come to one of the numerous holes,  the proper procedure  is to  stop and blow your horn  three times. This, they say,,is to  give the fellow in the hole    a  charice to climb out.  XI thought it was cute.  .    So the Sechelt wharf has had  lights on it for many years. So  we come out with the yarn that  lights will be a new thing there.  Just about 37 told us we were  ) wrong.   It   just  means   someone  reads the paper.        _ .  (Wiring Law to  Be Changed Now  GIBSONS���Recent rules , in respect to electrical regulations,  passed by the provincial cabinet  recently, will have far reaching  effects on the Peninsula. The  riew law demands that every  person be licensed by the government who installs electrical  clevices or wiring in areas not  Covered by municipal inspection.  7 The regulations, issued under  the Electrical Energy Inspection  Act, will become effective when  published in the B.C. Gazette.  7 They require that any individual engaged in electrical contracting or a member of any electrical contracting firm obtain a  ..certificate of competency, valid  X   -'(Continued on Page 8)  MRS MARY LAYTON ARCHIBALD, 98 years young, of  Davis Bay, is glad to see the  snow gradually disappearing.  She can now start getting ready  for her daily walks in the garden home of her daughter and  son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Albert  Chilton.  Born in Nova Scotia, Mrs  Archibald came west 40 years  ago. Renowned in the area for  her fine crocheting and tatting,  she is acknowledged as champion Chinese checker player of  the Davis Bay area. She is the  aunt of the late famed UBC professor, Dr G. G. Sedgewick.  Draw Postponed*  RECENT seizure   of tickets  and  equipment  from   the   Optimist  Club in Vancouver is having re-  percusions here.  The Canadian Legion has postponed its draw indefinitely pending the outcome of the case in  Vancouver.  Officials, here feel it would be  with the draw in face of the official position.  make this rate out of line with the needs of the village according to Commissioner Mrs E. Nestman.  The parking by-law for the village is now in effect and  will be enforced immediately. Signs are to be erected as soon as  they are made.  ��mw$.' < V  - > - ->-   -.'    ,     "     s - -       .       '       '     P *    'r  Gibsons May Get  First Fire Hall  GIBSONS���This  village may  at  last have a fire hall as well  as a new fire brigade.  Clifford Leach, newly appointed fire brigade leader,  placed plans for the proposed  16 x 40 foot building before  village council and was assured  sympathy in his aims. It is expected the green light will be  given to start construction at  next council meeting.  The sum of $1000 has already  been set aside for this purpose  and $500 more is earmarked  from another source.  It is planned tp install an ARP  ^rumpTbn:'<t(8ri_ ^hused hull, ' mak-~  ing a fireboat of it in order to  combat fire along the waterfront.  Voting Date Not Set  $530,000SchoolsGiven  Okay; Gov't Pays HaU  SECHELT���Unqualified approval for new schools costing  $530,000 was given Board of  School Trustees, School District  46, at a meeting of representa-  -tives, Saturday.  CostXto ratepayers will be in  the neighborhood of $265,000.  This is less than the previous  bylaw which was, after passing,  discarded by the Supreme Court  of B.C. in an unprecedented action brought on by Howe Sound  ratepayers in appealing- the bylaw on technical grounds.  The new bill provides for added schools costing $32,500 at  Billings Bay and Egmont.  Slashes have been made iri some  of the previously planned schools.  Actual reduction from the previous bylaw amounts to $76,500  plus the two new units.  Voting- date will be set following expected approval from the  ���Department oi. Education. '<|t_ is .  within the- minister's powers to  stop or suggest changes in the  bylaw. Nearly 50 percent of the  gross costs is borne by the department.  A breakdown of the new bylaw follows:  Gibsons High School was $360,-  800���now $292,600. Roberts Creek  was $77,200^-riow $44,550. Sechelt Addition was $34,600-r-now  $31,200. Madeira Park was$92,��  700���now $94,050. Billings Bay,  new, $7500. Egmont, new, $25,-  000. School sites will cost $2300  for the addition to Gibsons and  $500 for the Egmont site.        m  Equipment amounts to $31,500.  Last year it was slightly lower,  at $31,490. Cost of the printing  and debenture issuing will bring  the total to $530,000.  It was decided, to have fully  informative meetings throughout  the Peninsula in order to bring  home the seriousness of the  schooling situation.  S. Fladager  Elected President  S. FLADAGER was elected president of Branch 109, Canadian  Legion,  at  the  general   meeting  held in Legion Hall.  Other officers are: First vice-  president, R. M. Inglis; second  vice-president, W. Gray; secretary, E. G. Sergeant; treasurer,  A. C. Burls; assistant secretary,  D. Abrams; sergeant at arms, J.  T. Filley; executive, J. Schutz,  R. Macnicoll, N. McKay, R. E1-'  liot, J: Gordon, R. Fitchett and  Dr H. Inglis.  It was disclosed that the  branch has repaid the $100 which  has been missing from the poppy  fund.  It was also decided to offer  instruction, to the junior auxiliary in woodwork, mechanics,  signalling and photography. Team  sports will also be organized.  Smart Kids are  These Moderns  PORT    MELLON ���Students    of  this day are much smarter  than their fathers were.  Pupils here sent $53.35 to the  school board with the request  the money be spent on buying  them a clock, microscope, record  cabinet and some records.  Sechelt students are also wise  to the ways of school boards.  They sent in $60 for an encyclopedia.  Board Chairman Mrs Jackson  was forced to comment: "I wish  their parents could see their way  to emulate the youngsters. More  power to the students."  School Trustees  Receive Surprise  GIBSONS ��� School trustees received a pleasant surprise  (very few came their way during recent budget discussions)  when the local branch of the  Bank of Montreal assured it  would not collect the 15 percent  exchange rate.  Bank \manager John Theed  pointed out that an exception  would be made in the school  board's behalf. He advised that  special cheques should be made  out marked "Negotiable without  charge."  Secretary Mrs Anne Burns revealed new, "nice, pinky cheques  are now on order."  Canadian Legion  Vote Confidence  SECHELT ��� The Canadian Legion, Branch 140, gave a resounding vote of confidence to  last year's slate of officers by  re-electing them.  They are: President, Harry  Sawyer: secretary for the thirteenth time, W. J. Mayne; treasurer, J. Gowan; first vice-president, Andy Johnston; chaplain,  W. Elliott; sergeant at arms,  Tommy Mutter.  The executive committee consists- bf the following: George  Batchelor, Dr Duncan McColl,  George Wright, S. Brookman, H.  Roberts. Trustees are R. S. Hackett, Mr Burgess and C. Brookman.  Zone officers are H. Sawyer,  C. Brookman, L. Hansen, Jack  Gowan, T. Mutter and W. J.  Mayne.  A zone meeting will be held  March 1 when officers from all  over the Peninsula will be in  attendance and it is hoped that  Batt Maclntyre, MLA, will be  able to come with the Powell  River delegation.  cerned,"   commented   Trustee A.  E. Ritchey.  Mr Leith suggested that large  summer homes could easily be  converted into boarding houses  for what he roughly estimated  as being eight or ten students.  He disclosed that several students are even now continuing  school���mostly repetitive work  ���waiting for this plan to be put  to use rather than stopping  school.  "There is a definite need for  this type of answer to our schooling problem," said Mrs L. S.  Jackson, board chairman.  "I'm certainly glad Mr Leith  brought this up," Colonel Burnett stated. "The department  (Department of Education) will  be behind this. It will pay a portion of the boarding costs, probably in the neighborhood of seven dollars per month, the School  Board, will also meet part of the  cost, which will leave much less  for parents."  Mr Leith pointed out that the  high   cost   of  boarding   students  in Vancouver ^was 'against "rilariy  potential  pupils   here.    Another  point made was the lack of facilities,   both  buildings  and  teachers, for these classes in the Pender Harbour  and Madeira Park  areas.  Present proposals are for the  boarding schools to be located at  Gibsons, near the present high  school. Pupils would attend this  school but board, under strict  discipline, in the suggested  homes.  Mr Leith also gave credit to  school teacher Miss McKay of  Pender Harbour when he intimated she now gives much of  her own time to tutoring pupils  in conjunction with correspondence courses from the Department of Education.  It was suggested that most pupils now in need of the plan will  come from the Pender Harbour  area but it does not mean to exclude pupils from any area desiring higher education.  Heat's On Soon  SCHOOL Board recently decided  to invest $800 in a new furnace  for Gibsons Elementary School.  The old one has been condemned. A. E. Ritchey estimated the  new type would have 25 percent  increased  efficiency.  Bus Drivers Lauded  For Careful Handling  AN APPLICATION will be made by the school board to the pubj  lie works department requesting particular pains be taken  in scraping ice off the Gower Point hill.  ' Discussion at the meeting centred around a letter from o  resident complaining of the school bus driver "Crowding nearly  twenty kids into a seven-passenger car."  It was pointed out this would .     -  be quite a trick as there never  has been that number of children, or even half that amount,  living in the area. But just in  case there should be any question of safety, Mrs L. S. Jackson  proposed the Public Works Department be approached with a  view to making the long hill as  safe as possible for school vehicles.  Trustee  N.   H.   Hough   lauded  the drivers for refusing to take  their   heavy   vehicles   down 3KHAH3S  grade     during     recent     stormy  weather.  "Our children's lives are far  more important than a saving  of a few yards in walking," he  said.  "When these drivers refused  to drive down that slippery hill  they were doing the correct  thing."  0 a  vihoioia Header's Higltt  ������Letters To The Ediiox  IT IS QUITE  difficult to follow  the; declaration from that hotbed of political poltroonery,  Gambier Harbour. It could be  the results of the brush off in  Victoria so we have the dictates  of  this  Hitler.  "He will see that this bylaw  is defeated or if we will compromise for half he may let us  go on."  Is District 46 to be ruled from  this stronghold, this desolate  Berchtesgarden? He goes on that  his clients are big. So was the  dinosaur but it had a brain the  size of a chicken's egg.  One of the big outfits, at least,  has not been able to decide the  stratagem   of   the   goodwill   and  the welfare of the community it  . serves,  against a school tax.  .Those armchair seadogs at the  foot of Carrall Stret, who never  go. to sea, well hardlv, have certainly never been famous for  their foresight.  Jake up the challenge, District  46. Your face has been slapped  .by. a buffoon.  Mai Content.  7 A woman was boasting to a  jfriend that her husband had quit  smoking. "My, that takes will  power,"  said  the  friend.  "Indeed it does," agreed the  wife, "and that's just what I've  got."  ���The  Reader's Digest.  Safety precautions against ice  /accidents  are contained   in    the  Canadian Red Cross Swimming  "arid Water Safety Manual, obtainable through  any Red Cross  branch in Canada.  fflb ���ttnst ��f*hts ~��iii.  .������;��� Member   Canadian   Weekly   News-  -.     papers Association   (B.C.   Division)  ���������������' Authorized   as   Second   Class   Mail,  '.   Post   Office   Department,   Ottawa  W. A. SUTHERLAND  7     Editor  and   Managing   Director  .;      Published  every   Monday   by  The  Coast  News  Limited  Rates of Subscription:  '    12 mos. $2;  6 mqs. $1;  3 mos. 50c  United  States, and   Foreign,  "...   $2.50  per'year.  Telephones:  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons    45  ��� Commercial     Printing,     Gibsons    45  fishinq  i���ifrtilM||jj 7Aed& ���^2/^&i^���^^s^f���4-^^^m  ROYAL NAVY  DEMERARA ROM  .' This advertisement is not published  1 or displayed by the Liquor  Control  Board   or   by   the    Government   of  British Columbia.  MONDAY, FEiB. THIRTEENTH, NINETEEN FIFTY  Hoarding ��elMi*$l�� Necessity  ROBERT LEITH is to be congratulated on his  idea for boarding schools on the Peninsula.  Revolutionary it may be for this area but  it is born of necessity. Grade ten, eleven and  twelve pupils must have schooling but there are  no schools to accommodate them. It is obviously  impractical to build high schools all over the  country, so the next best thing is to bring the  pupils to the schools. That is exactly what Mr  Leith has in mind when he proposed making a  survey of homes which normally cater to summer visitors.  His contention���and a correct one, we believe���is that these homes could be readily sold  on the idea of remaining open all year round.  Mr Leith is now making a survey of homes  that would be interested in this type of business.  He already has pupils needing residence.  One of the main problems to be broached is  this ever recurring one of discipline.  There are several instances of private boarding plans which went astray because little Jimmy  or Nellie would not behave once they were out  of the parental vision. Crux of the whole plan  is  discipline. Much discipline.  In England this plan works very well. Rules  in boarding schools are strict but they are good.  A former boarding school student bears the stamp  of his institution with pride and ability. .  Cost is another point which should be borne  in mind and on this point the plan is even better.  It is believed the Department of Education  would provide at least $7 per pupil per month.  Another portion would be borne by the School  Board, while the remainder would be paid by  the parents.  This would work out at less per person than  the' parents are paying now to keep their children  at home. .7  Vancouver or correspondence schools are the  only other answers to the pupil's need for education. The first is expensive and quite often out  of reach of working parents.  The latter idea is fine if there is absolutely  no other hope and even then to get the good out  of a correspondence course it is nearly essential  that the average studerit should have tutoring.  Usually the school teacher does this work, gratis.  This is hardly fair to the school teacher but  definitely not fair to the boy or girl who wants  to get ahead. To the boy or girl who must get  ahead in order to hold his or her own in this  highly  competitive world.  There seems to be only one answer. Boarding schools.  Gibsons has the school. There are several  summer boarding houses which would probably  be glad to remain open all year round. There  is the pressing need ..from the upper end of the  Peninsula.  Our School Board should be congratulated on  its wholehearted support of Mr Leith's idea. It's  a good one and should be pushed to the limit.  Jack Mayne Re-Eleefed  WHEN a MAN has been re-elected to office that  is a key to his value. By these things can a  man be judged.  And so, when a man has been re-elected to  the same office for five terms that man must  be better than good. He must be far above  average. Even more is this brought to the light  when it is known that the office is an elective  one.  What then must be the position of Jack  Mayne of Sechelt? Jack has just been re-elected  secretary of the Canadian Legion branch for the  THIRTEENTH time. This is outstanding when  it is considered that this job is one of responsibility and .trust. ... .,' X ...  p. ..-.-.On the shoulders of the secretajfcy7is���-.��� stjufe^^td%  fall the work of any laggard^iri the unit. Letters  are proposed and. moved and passed and approved by the body general but the secretary is  the man who writes them.  On his shoulders falls the responsibility of  seeing that the books of all the committees are  in order. Believe us, ^ome of these committees,  Legion and others, really forget all they know  about books when it comes time to open them  arid make entries. Many of them fail to even  open them.  The secretary is the man responsible for  these as well as his own. He is responsible for  all the money that passes through the unit's  hands. His position is one of prestige. To be,reelected as often, as Jack has is a great tribute to  the irian's character, alsoTto the acumen of-Legion members. X.  Cub Leader Wanted in Sechelt  MANY AND OF^EN are the duties  which are  thrust upon��community-minded citizens, but  none can wear a prouder badge than that of the  Cub leader.  He is working with the very best that our  nation has to offer. He is. helping to mould the  pliable minds of our greatest asset���our children.  Sechelt at this very mpment is doing the unbelievable, looking for someone to take over the  job of Reading the Wolf Cubs. Why a community  the size and calibre of Sechelt should have any  trouble finding a man or youth who would be  willing  to  sacrifice a little of  his time in this  grandest of jobs is entirely beyond us. But such  is the case.  We do not believe for one moment' that the  leader less Cubs are that way because of callous  indifference. We are sure it is because this grave  lack has never been brought to the notice of the  public.    ... ��� _-.'..  There is no doubt once this gap in our youth  training has been made public that there will be  a short-lived vacancy in the Cubs.  These are the grandest kids in the world.  They are your kids. Surely you would never see  these little tykes stranded?  The Weather  JANUARY 1950 stands out as  being the coldest month recorded for many years. One old  timer���am sure he will not mind  being quoted���Mr Hector McDonald���tells me that the winter of 1917 was similar to this  in his recollection. Veterans of  World War I will remember it  as being particularly severe in  France that winter.  As regards precipitation, Sechelt had 25 Vz inches of snow  which equals 2.55 inches of rain,  and added to the rainfall of 1.09  inches totals 3.64 inches for the  month.  But take a look at Vancouver's  record for the month. Their pre  cipitation (rain and snow) measures 6.48 inches. Quite a difference from here.  Looking at January 1949, the  precipitation at Sechelt was only  .26 inches. This, included IV2  inches of snow, a great difference from January 1950, and we  thought January 1949 pretty  rough.  R.  S. Hackett,  Weather observer.  February 3, 1950.  And now comes an Englishman, assertedly back from the  dead, who  says that life in the  hereafter is like working in a  garden. This is different from  his first story wherein he claimed he went to heaven.  Free blood and blood plasma  is despatched by air and parachute by the Canadiari Red Cross  national blood transfusion service to remote areas of the Yukon  and Northwest Territories.  Wl Meeting Held  In Anglican HaU  A   LUNCHEON   and   general  meeting of the Women's Institute   was   held   recently   in   the  Anglican  Hall.  President Mrs M. Burritt called the meeting to order and 15  members answered roll call.  Mrs B. Knight, treasurer, intimated that a few more dollars  had been deposited to the building fund. Then the secretary,  Mrs W. Haley, read the eorre-  spondence and letter and c&rds  of thanks for cheer parcels to  shut ins.  The annual birthday party  date will be set at the next  meeting. Mrs A. Pilling and Mrs  E. Turner were appointed to the  fall fair committee.  Church Services  ANGLICAN SERVICES  Feb.   19���Sunday   before   Lent  St  Bartholomew^,   Gibsons:  11 a.m.-���Morning Prayer.      ...  11  a.m.-^-Sunday  School.  St Hilda's, Sechelt:  I p.m.���Sunday  School..  1:45 p.m.���Evensong. .  St Aidan's, Roberts Creek:        . '{  II a.m.���Sunday  School.;.. .;  3:15 p.m.���Evensong. X    ,  Wed.,  Feb.  22���Ash  Wednesday  St Bartholomew's, Gibsons:"  11 a.m.���Ash Wednesday Serv-y  ice. ".;.'.; ii  : '~.-   ���-������-���- 11  Ninety-seven   percent   of   Red^  Cross work is done by voluntary'  workers, without pay. '.*  I  STOCK-REDUCING  CLEARANCE  in '    .".'���'" 7.  ,  DRY GOODS  HARDWARE  CHINA  ETC. [  MURDOCHS  Marine Supply  PENDER HARBOUR, B,C  Hassans9  PENDER HARBOUR/B.C.  7:  The  Old-Established  General     Store  SUPPLYING  FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS  Latest   in   Novelties  arid  Toys.  Fish Buyers  HOME GAS STATION 7  Mechanical Refrigeration \  Fresh Deliveries on Hand j  Always. ���  Steer for  Hassans' Landing \  Midway South Shore  MARINE ��� COMMERCIAL ��� DOMESTIC  REFRIGERATION  Sales and Service  WALK-IN BOXES ���   DEEP FREEZERS  ���   HEATING and OIL FURNACES  GUARANTEED  SECOND  HAND COMMERCIAL  REFRIGERATOR  UNITS  FOR SALE  W. 1. MYL0R  ROBERTS CREEK  Phone Roberts Creek 24K  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Co.  *    Your Local Complete Marine Towing Service  LOG TOWING ��� YARDING ��� SCOWS ��� DREDGING  PILE DRIVING ��� SALVAGE  Special Facilities for Quick Movement of Cats, Logging Trucks and  General Camp Equipment  PHONE US COLLECT FOR RATES  GIBSONS ��� Mr.Reg Godfrey/Tel. Granthams 56  SECHELT��� Coast News, Phone 32  PENDER HARBOUR���Bill Donley, c/6 Hassan's Store, Tel.  6 U  NANAIMO���The Nanaimo Towing CoXLtd.,  Tel., Day 555; Night 1497 or 305  Area Agent���Mr. H. Spalding, Pender Harbour, Tel. 6 S 2  ��_B-__����i  nmc pihsons School News  By EUGENE BLOMGREN  Excitement  ran  high    around  school during this last week  while preparations were under  way for the big double basketball event which took place on  January 27 and 28 at Gibsons  school where Gibsons High  School played host to Vancouver  North CYO.  Our home team suffered a  small defeat in the opener on  Friday, but turned around to  lick CYO in the second game on  Saturday to walk off as the victors according to the points of  the two games which was 64  for Gibsons and 62 for CYO.  Hero of contest was Gibsons'  talented forward, Ted Parnwell,  who not only paced the students  to victory but also scored" the  highest by notching 22 points  for his team. He was not far  followed by his team mates Ron  Godfrey and Barrie Stewart who  each gained 14 points. The opponents were led by Mac Mc-  Manus. who scored 23 points.  First Game-  Gibsons Eagles���B. Stewart 4,  R. Godfrey 6, W. Sandberg, D.  Graham, J. Nestman 4, D. Lowe,  T. Parnwell 6, Bill Pye 2, M.  Hostlan, D. Brown. Total 22.   ���  North Van CYO���John Corde-  cedo 2, Al Rexworthy 6, Doug  Kearns 11, Bob Gompo, P. Bryant, Dick Pierce, Mac McManus  8, ;.;��� Vern Kroushaw 3, Murray  Dykeman. Total 30.  -  Second Game:  Gibsons���-B. Stewart 10, R.  Godfrey 8, W. Sandberg, D. Graham, J., Nestman 2, D. Lowe, T.  Parnwell 16, P. Pye 6, M. Hostlan/ D. Brown. Total 42.  CYO���J_ Cordecedo 9, R. Rexworthy 4, D. Keains, B. Compo  2, P.Bryant, D. Pierce 2, Mac McManus 15, V. Kroushaw, M.  Dykeman. Total 32.  The play practices for the  forthcoming threes-act  play  un-  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent   work  �� DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Office Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings  by Appointment  Every day except Thursday  Why go to Vancouver for  .,/.,. Optical Service?  SELMA PARE  STORE NEWS  Spring is just around the  corner (I hope) and our  ���-. Seeds, Sprays and Fertiiiz-  ���'-"ersX etc.,' should soon be  here. A Scott was getting  measured for a suit of  clothes and. the tailor said,  "How would you like the  pockets,  Sandy?"  "Well," said Sandy, "just  make them a wee bit difficult to get at."  Since the snow has gone  it isn't so difficult to get  down to .your store and one  of these days we will have  new. steps for you to get  down the bank. Leave your  films here for developing,  we can give you real good  service. We are the Selma  Park agents for Bapco  Paint and now is the time  to get your inside painting  done. Bapco is the best  paint you can buy. If your  Windows are anything like  ours, you will need a tin  of Gold Seal Glass Wax  and we have lots of that  in stock. Buy off your local  merchant and buy goods  made in B.C. You can't go  wrong.  _    FRED WILLOWS.  der   the   direction     of    Mrs   D.  Davies have started  but due to  unfavorable   weather   conditions  they have  not been able to  be  regular.  We are all happy to know  Betty Brown has returned from  the hospital, minus her appendix, and will return to school  in a week.  THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,   Feb.   13,   1950  3  Call BILL  Sechelt  THE GENERAL STOCK-TAKING  Sale Continues  THESE BARGAINS WILL NEVER BE EQUALLED  THIS YEAR  Fir  ANKLE SOX: 3 pairs  SHOES    97c  PRINT: Per yard  Cost Price   49c  SWEATERS ��� A Real Buy  UNION STORE  SECHELT  Red Cedar Yellow Cedar  IN ALL DIMENSIONS  ROUGH - PLANED - SHIPLAP  We deliver anywhere on the Peninsula  BURNS & JACKSON SAWMILL  Phone Wilson Creek 15M-2 Wilson Creek  First Showing  OF THE NEW  7 cubic ft. de luxe  Westinghouse $^OQ  Refrigerator      tf��3  PREMIER PENINSULA DISPLAY  MARSHALL'S HARDWARE  Gibsons  1947  These Cars are All "OK Checked"  1948  DODGE. RADIO, HEATER  Here's your chance. Make us an offer on this  ESSEX - Running Condition  The new       JP J�� ��j J^ ��J %j jf 5    are now reac|y to try out  DEMONSTRATIONS ARE GLADLY GIVEN  lA and 1 ton Ford trucks are on the rack  DRIVE ONE AWAY  DON'T FORGET THE MARCH OF DIMES  WILSON CREEK THE  COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Feb.   13,   1950  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  THE BUILDING fund of St  Hilda's Anglican Church is  coming along very steadily and  $10.10 was added to the sum  total at a house party at the  home of Mr and Mrs Walter  Uttley recently. Those present  were Mr and Mrs W. Uttley, Mr  and Mrs W. Deans, Mr and Mrs  Jack Evans, Mr and Mrs Scott,  Mrs W. B. Billingsley, Mrs MacFarlane, Mrs G. Taylor, Mrs F.  Gibbons and Mrs Postlewaite.  We are glad to see Doreen  Doyle once more back from Vancouver where she had to visit  her doctor, and to know that she  is getting along very well, and  that they are pleased with her  progress.  Mr Walter McKissock had a  rush trip to Vancouver. Has  really had a dreadful time keeping Nelsons laundry truck on the  road but people are pretty nice  hereabouts and we understand  that most of the customers have  been patient. Well, the snow is  about gone now, so better going  from now on, Walter..  At the annual meeting of L.A.  to the Canadian Legion, Branch  140, the following officers were  elected: President, Mrs Alice  Batchelor; vice-presidents, Mrs  Florence Turner and Mrs Clar-  isa Wheeler; secretary, Mrs Alice  A. French; treasurer, Mrs Ella  Colson; social convenor, Mrs  Georgina Reid; executive committee, Mrs Margaret Arnold,  Mrs Frances Ritchie and Mrs  Beatrice Wright; standard bearer, Mrs Bessie Wright; Sunshine  fund chairman, Mrs Mabel Live-  say. Sunshine committee members are Mrs Doris Berry  and Mrs Elliott for West Sechelt,  Mrs Gowland for Sechelt and  Mrs May Roberts for Wilson  Creek. Poppy fund, Mrs Florence Turner, also Mrs J. J. Nickson who is honorary president of  the L.A. Mrs Nickson has been  unable to attend meetings of late  owing to ill health but was made  honorary president of the Auxiliary when first organized in 1934.  This also is Mrs Batchelor's second term as president. Mrs Doris  E. Berry is past president.  Congratulations to Mr and Mrs  Ralph McCulloch on the birth  of a baby daughter in Victoria.  Mr and Mrs McCulloch are old  time residents of Sechelt. Baby  is Teryl Ruth.  Sorry to hear that Major C.  Arnold is under the weather.  Hope he will be on the mend  soon.  We are losing Tommy Morrison from the Union Steamships  Store. We shall miss you,  Tommy.  Away for a well earned vacation is Mr and Mrs Jim Parker,  and Mrs Stan Parker, Jim's  mother, will be here from Prince  Rupert to hold the fort whilst  they are away.  Staying for  a  few  days  with  CECIL SOLLY  Yto Pacific Nort-rweat'��� moat famous  0i����a__ authority Is featured in m. aerie*  mm% kalpful and informative programs,  Monday thru Friday at 8:15 p.m., on.,.  ������*��-H.  ^*6��0^^  Eti_i__-__f__El  COltiG PLACES WITH MUTUAL  WILSON CREEK  By A.   JOHNSTON  USS Application  Get Approval Here  FINAL meeting of the Wilson  Creek Auxiliary to the VON  was held at the home of Mrs W.  C. McCullough, Monday. In order to be of continued service to  the community, the former members of the Wilson Creek VON  Auxiliary decided to form a new  organization, to be. known as  "The Wilson Creek Ladies'  Club," which will work for the  benefit of the community in general and also lend assistance to  the Elphinstone branch VON.  The well baby clinic conducted  by the health nurse will be carried on as usual under the auspices of the Wilson Creek Ladies' Club. The officers elected for  1950 were as follows:  President, Mrs R. L. Jackson;  vice-president, Mrs T. Turner;  secretary-treasurer, Mrs A. Johnston; convenors, Mrs G. Kraft,  Mrs H. Lucken, Mrs E. Reid.  The first social event of the  newly formed club will be a  whist drive at the home of Mrs  T. Turner, Friday, February 17,  to which everyone is invited.  Next regular meeting of the club  will be held at the home of Mrs  E. Woodward, March 6. A cordial invitation is extended to all  ladies of the district to join the  organization.  After three weeks' shutdown  due to weather conditions, Burns  her sister, Mrs W. McKissock,  is Mrs Edgar Lindgren of Vancouver.  GIBSONS ��� It seems very unlikely that any opposition to  the request made by Union  Steamships for a subsidy on its  Howe Sound runs will come  from the Peninsula.  Spokesmen for the various  boards of trade here, are of the  opinion that if the company can  satisfy the federal authorities a  subsidy is needed for continuation of the present winter schedules, it would be poor policy on  their part to object.  Plans are now being made by  the Gibsons Board of Trade 'to  have a round table conference  with the other boards to survey  the whole question, raised with  & Jackson sawmill resumed full  operation again last Wednesday.  Charles Brookman was seen  on the road last week (but minus his customary fishing rod)  after having been confined to the  house for two weeks with the  'flu. His many friends are happy  to have Charlie up and around  again.  Mrs Stan Forbes and youngson  Alexander went to Vancouver  for a few days last week.  I am sure a lot of interesting  news from this district does not  get to the paper simply because  I am unaware of the happenings.  Please leave any news you wish  to be published in this column  addressed to me either at Whit-  aker's Store or at the Sawmill  office.  * "��� WASftf*.  THF I HtST 1\D FINEST  ; AT LOWEST COST  Wilson Creek Garage  tfapfaw /fforgaffs m /bw/  ���/  Whether you prefer a tall, cool  drink or a short, smooth cocktail,  next time try it with Captain Morgan Rum.  You'll enjoy Gold Label, rich and full bodied,  or Black Label, extra smooth and flavourful;  GOLD LABEL  RUM  &&c��%i&f  Blended in Canada fronTcarefully selected rare old rums  by Captain Morgan Rum Distillers Limited.  the company's recent application  to the Board of Transport, requesting subsidy. No amount of  money was stated in the application.  It was also nintea that quite  probably, help would be forthcoming on the company's request.  "If  the  subsidy  request  fore  shadows curtailment of service,  provided it will be refused, then  it is up to us to see that all the  help possible is given. It is our  lifeblood. Without frequent and  varied service we would recede,"  said one spokesman.  "With curtailment, or stopping,  of the steamship service, Gambier would be in dire straits,"  said Francis Drage, JP.  ' "I'm sure," he continued, "if  the company needs the subsidy  they will get it. If they have no  need for it, the government will  see that none is forthcoming.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  bv the Government of British Columbia.  SCHEDULE  OF   PASSENGER  AND   EXPRESS  SERVICE  Schedule No. 15 ��� Effective September 29, 1949  Subject to Change Without Notice  PENINSULA  Tuesday  Thursday  NORTHBOUND  Lv. VANCOUVER 9:30 a.m.  WILSON CREEK 11:45 o.m.  SECHELT 12:15 noon  HALFMOON BAY 1:15 p.m.  Ar. PENDER HARBOUR    2:30 p.m.  Lv. VANCOUVER 9:30 o.m.  WILSON CREEK 11:45 a.m.  SECHELT 12:15 noon  HALFMOON BAY 1:15 p.m.  Ar. PENDER! HARBOUR    2:30 p.m.  Saturday  Lv. VANCOUVER 9:30  WILSON CREEK 11:45  SECHELT 12:15  Ar. HALFMOON BAY 1:15  o.m.  a.m.  noon  p.m.  Sunday  Lv. VANCOUVER  Ar.    SECHELT  7:30  9:45  p.m.  p.m.  ^All Sechelt calls will be made at Wilson Creek during  the building of new Sechelt dock.  Wednesday  SOUTHBOUND  Lv. PENDER HARBOUR 2:00  HALFMOON BAY 3:00  SECHELT 4:00  WILSON CREEK 4:15  Ar. VANCOUVER 6:30  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  Friday  Lv. HALFMOON BAY  *SECHELT  Ar. VANCOUVER  7:45 p.m.  8:45 p.m.  11:00 p.m.  Sunday  Lv. PENDER HARBOUR  HALFMOON BAY  SECHELT  WILSON CREEK  Ar. VANCOUVER  2:00  3:00  4:00  4:15  6:30  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  GULF LINES  LTD.  B-B  Foot of Nicola Street, Vancouver���TA. 2141 THE COAST NEWS,  Monday,  Feb.   13,   1950  3  *!*���  *-���"*<�������� * ? W  .^- - u .���  SUBSCRIBE NOW TO THE COAST NEWS  $2.00 PER YEAR  .,  \i; 6  THE  COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Feb.  13,   1950  Voice of the fVlanitou  By  CLARENCE  JOE  MRS. MARY Ann Jeffries, one  of five Indian women expert  basket makers, is ill in bed. She  is well known here but has also  a wide reputation among tourists of all races. Her baskets are  always well received. This art  of"making baskets seems to be  fading out among our people.  There are still a great number  of baskets made but the old time  expert is dying out and giving  way to more production methods.  Remember hero George Craigan who crawled into a house  which was aflame from door to  chimney, to rescue his grandchildren? Well, it has been decided to replace the house. The  Indian Department has given  approval to the  expenditure.  Other members of the tribe  who received the go-ahead in  housing are Nelson Moody, Alfred August, Kristian Julian,  Fitz Louie  and Cyrpian August.  Some people think that because the Indian is the ward of  the government, he gets everything for nothing. This is not  right. Here is the way that building houses is paid for.  The Indian council digs into  its tribe funds and pays for part  of the expenses, while the federal government gives anywhere  between $500 and $1000 for each  unit built.  The owner has to pay the rest  which is nearly always more  than half the cost of the house.  Value of the new homes to be  built will be approximately  $3500. Another thing: the home  owner has to furnish the house  himself. So you can see that just  being a ward is not enough. It  still costs us lots of money and  that money is being spent in  Sechelt which in turn helps the  community. What helps the district has to help us but what  helps us also helps the district  in which we live. Indian and  white man are all mixed up in  the same economy.  E. Parr Pearson and E.' En-  right met with the Indian council to discuss access to their  water intake. Both these gentlemen represent the Union Estates. There seems to have been  trouble about getting up to their  intake. This is being attended to  by our council. It is hardly expected that trouble will come  from it.  I have received a lot of favorable comment about this column  from both Indian and white.  They say it can be a means for  us to meet on a common ground.  One question- that was asked  is about letters to this column.  I would very much like to get  letters from anyone who would  like to know anything about the  Indians here. If I can't answer it  there are men and women in the  tribe who  certainly can.  March of Dimes  EXTENSION of the "1950 Canadian March of Dimes" till the  end of February was announced  last week by Dr C. R. Hallman,  provincial  chairman.  Dr Hallman said that the extension of the campaign, sponsored in B.C. by the Kinsmen  Clubs, was authorized by the national executive directors "owing to the extremely bad weather  which has prevailed throughout  Canada  during January."  The British Columbia objective  is $75,000.  In most B.C. centres, the campaign has dragged owing to the  unusual weather which has  brought added responsibilities to  householders. The only point to  send in a contribution has been  Langley Prairie which forwarded a cheque for $180. Contributions received since have brought  this amount up beyond the $200  mark.  Mission reported that on the  day of the worst storms donations totalling oyer $94 had been  received.  Aim of the Canadian Foundation for Poliomyelitis is to find  ways of preventing the disease  and so eliminate suffering and  the necessity for cure. Treatment, cure, equipment and rehabilitation will also receive  funds from the nation-wide campaign.  Junior Red Cross members  have sent nearly $20,000 worth  of clothing to children in British  war nurseries alone.  �����    �����  H^^��P7^5&tTi     >*p"* ** *  **"��� m  ft ?  ,"<������  Ike PIONEER Power Chain Saw  The Pioneer is the answer to the great demand for a one-man power taw '  which will give continuous reliable service under all working condition*.  The lightest saw on the market today.    Weighs only 28 lbs.  A deluxe model at no extra cost.  Leading the field with ...  * The New Mnlli-Port Engine, ��� Differential double-acting Oil PumPi  * Trigger Swivel * Automatic Rewind Starter  * Finger-light Clutch. ��� Filtered Fuel System  See it and try Hat your local dealer  Supplied with bar and chain  14" 18"  24"  30"  j   Mail this advertisement to the representative below with yew  al  |   name j_nd address and w�� will send jrou full particulars. II  Name ,  Address,.  mmjsissmssB.  ���swr in.-tite,-'foM-y..SXiM H*yt  If MINTED  VANCOUVER.   B.C.  NORTH   BAY.   ONT,  PURVES E. RITCHIE & SON LTD.  656 Homer St., Vancouver, B.C.  Sechelt School District No. 46  Statement of Assets and Liabilities for year ending December 31st, 1949  ASSETS  Cash on hand    Cash in Bank   Cash in Bank, Savings Acct.  Building  Fund    Accounts Receivable   r  Prepaid Light Deposit   Unexpired Insurance    FIXED ASSETS  Real  Estate     BuiIdings        74,910.36  Equipment _. _      19,066.35  "93"976.7~T  44 16  14,915.58  ���2,685.41  5.00  1,215.41  Less Depreciation  Reserve      LIABILITIES  Current Liabilities '���.���_.-   ������' Surplus , ��� ���..���-uL_xL_-_______  17,802.38  '76,174.33  96,542.90  5,300.61  none  115,364.30  115,364.30  9,570.81  ��� -'   .             ,���;''���       ' J"y  115,364.30        ji  '. ._ '. i$'i  115,3"6"4:3S          '���  ��� ��� :           ,.    . ,  <  20,368.57  C. A. Jackson, Chairman  Anne Burns, Secretary-Treasurer  R. Telford, Auditor  '..  Sechelt School District No. 46  Statement of Receipt and Expenditures for period  January 1st to December 31st, 1949  CURRENT REVENUE  Taxes,   Rural   _.  81,029.27  Tuition   Fees    75.00  Rentals     787.30  Misce! laneous     427.50  Sale of Assets   100.00  82,419.07  OPERATING ACCOUNT  Janitor's Salaries    Janitor's  Supplies    Light, water, power and fuel  Insurance,   rentals   etc.      GRANTS  Basic    .  28,721.75  Building  I  8,494.27  Fundamental    Equipment     1,359.01  Transportation     7,177.03  Dormitory and Boarding   320.50  Health   Services     482.13  Special Aid  8,420.73  Bank Loan  Less excess of expenditures  over  receipts   December  31st,   1948  54,975.42  3,000.00  T4~0"394.49  1,182.44  T39#2TZ05  REPAIRS and MAINTENANCE  Grounds, wages and supplies _  Building, wages and supplies __  Equipment, wages and supplies  AUXILIARY SERVIES ACCT.  Health Services ~~   Dormitory and Boarding Exp. ���  Other Auxiliary Services __   NON OPERATING EXPENSE ACCT.  Payments to other School Boards ���  Repayment   Bank  Loan   _.   6,097.50  700.69  3,657.41  3,957,13  131.00  4,528.27  1,470.94  1,983.71  . 663.25  125.25  542.00  3,000.00  14,412.73  EXPENDITURES  Administration Account  Salaries     1,200.00  Office Expense  -   760.47  Trustees   Expense ��� 1,514.52  Genl. Administrative Expense   1,567.07  INSTRUCTION ACCOUNT  Teachers7   Salaries     63,741.10  Teaching   Supplies    ~���  2,513.17  Other   Instruction   Exp.    1  2,528.93  Bank Charges and  Interest ___  Conveyance of Pupils Account  CAPITAL ACCOUNT  School Sites   New   Buildings    ���   Reconstruction and additions _.  New  Equipment  and  Furniture  6,130.21  2.772.21  3,542.00  16.34  12,688.60  2,355.62  1,049.64  2,387.58  5,116.28  5,042.06  Cash on hand and in Bank end of period  10,909.12  Y24"296"47  14,915.58  Y39,2i"2."05  68,783.20  R. Telford,   Auditor :f:  Bowen Island  By   PEARL   PUNNETT  MR AND Mrs Eric Harding and  . their "three sons returned home  last week from Abbtsford where  they had been staying with.Mrs  Hiding's parents since before  Christmas.  ���The Ladies' Aid to the Bowen  United Church held their monthly meeting on February 1. New  officers were 1950 were elected  ���Mrs   James   McKirdy,     presi  dent; Mrs K.. Roger, vice-president, and Mrs W. Turner, secretary-treasurer. Quite, a number  of ladies came in spite of the-bad  weather. ^   .... -���.,.,..  It's nice to have milder weather again, but the "condition the  roads are in right now, one needs  to be a Barbara Ann Scott.  Mr Walt Green was up for a  day last week. Said he came to  see if the snow was better than  Vancouver's. Still the same "Old  Walt."  Miss Hilda Harding of England was staying for ^a couple oi  2  ��lily-  .'������A.   '.yP-.      :���������  .���!��� fi^Z-ai    :J-.':_x'  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS SPRING CLEARANCE  A;,mistaken order has left us iloadedvVitH'-pafrit.'.- X; %&  t X   That Is Your Good; Luck;.    ;,...v.   ��������.���. x?-">   IX  BUY NOSIS  ���!!.������'  at  ���:''���'$'$    f -ilJ.  SECHELT  weeks in January as the guest  of her brother and his wife, Mr  'and Mrs Douglas Harding. Miss  Harding is a retired schoolteacher and is visiting Canada  for a year.  Mr and Mrs Leo Benjamin and  son Rickie were the week-end  guests of the latter's brother and  family, the Eddie Lawrences, be-  .-fore   returning   to   Winnipeg   at  '������ the end of the month.  '���y Thanks are in order to "Bud"  Friesan of the "Freemac water  taxi," who stepped into the  breach' when the Union took the  ferries off from the Horseshoe  Bay run. The regular users of the  ferries are very grateful to him.  Thanks again, Bud.  Mr and Mrs H. Cole of Valley  Ranch returned home last week  after a month's holiday in Los  Angeles. By the amount of snow  around their home, they might  easily have thought that their  place was  the "Frozen  North."  Don't know if it's the same in  other places, but there are literally hundreds of squirrels about,  busily looking for fir cones and  maple keys. They came around  the house and are very fond of  dry bread. Maybe they have  eaten their winter store, as it  was so .cold, and therefore have  to hunt. more.  Also large flocks of robins  keep coming around.  M^^ny^  BiiSmess and Professianal  __________���______-_____!  I  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  ?;:. -For'Reference '* ~"''v        ���'������:������'���.���'."���*  BEER BOTTLES  TYPEWRITERS  l  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles; scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins to Irvines Landing.  R.  H.  STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  Typewriter Sales arid  Service  Agent for Remington   r  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WINGRAVExx  Gibsons,  B.C.^;    -.;.;  >.-'������ ���  \  Garbage Disposal.Service  weekly or monthly  Sechelt, West Sechelt,  Selma Park only  For Information write or  'phone  Union Steamship Co.  Phone Sechelt, 22  GENERAL HAULING  TAXI  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2-Phones'��� 2" Cabs'  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt .66  GIFT STORE  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,  Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15 Store  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  LAND CLEARING  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Bulldozing ��� Clearing  Grading ��� Excavating  Road Building  PHONE A.   E.   RITCHEY  Gibsons 86, Gibsons, B.C.  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt, B.C.  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  PLUMBING and HEATING  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone  Gibson���33  SUNSET HARDWARE  ���       GIBSONS ���r^ry^  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING^: y'.  Sales   and   Contracting  REAL ESTATE  Specialist in  Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37    -  Saskatchewan  division   of  the  Canadian Red Cross Society  maintains a Mother's Milk Service \ which helps save the lives  of hundreds of " nteMy-born infants.  Red Cross has 113 highway  first aid posts in various parts  of Canada.  Pioneering in health services,  the Canadian Red Cross Society  was the first to promote public  health schools and* public health  nurses, visiting homemakers, tuberculosis clinics, an independent training school for professional nurses, and the completely  free blood transfusion service on  a national basis.  LOST  Irish Setter: Red, female.  Answers to name of Pamela. Small white mark  on chest, in the shape of  a 7. Is wearing a worn  green collar.  REWARD  Please   phone  Leona  Lee  at Lloyd's Store or write  Sinikka  Kolehmainen,  Pender Harbour, B.C.  ���_>-!.���..   .  H��0*W modern wood  windows insure cozy comfort,  cut heating' bills, yet aro  designed to admit more  light into your home. Removable for better ventilation  and easy cleaning. When  locked cannot be removed,  from outside, Free*acting . ��� .'  no weights, no cords, no  pulleys. See these atnaaiiy*  windows today^X  Plan this type of Window  in your new home or  addition.  See  Sample and  Price  List af  Building  >upplie��  Phone Gibsons 53  THE  COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Feb.   .3, 1950  Blood transfusion therapy  shortens the period of hospitalization and thereby increases hospital capacity, according to the  Candian Red.Cross free national  blood transfusion service,   t  Individuals and' corporations  can claim a tax reduction on  subscriptions to the Canadian  Red Gross Society annual appeal  for $5,000,000 this March.  k, Tired, Ne  less Men, Worn  Get New Vim, Vigor, Vitality  Say goodbye to these weak, always tired feelings,  depression and nervousness due to weak, thin  blood. Get up feeling fresh, be peppy all day. have  plenty of vitality left over by evening. Take Ostrex.  Contains iron, vitamin Bi, calcium, phosphorus  for blood building, body strengthening, stimulation.  Invigorates 8jstem: Improves appetite, digestive  powers. Costs little. New "get acQuainted" size  only 60o. Try Ostrex Tonic Tablets for new. normal pep, ylm, vigor; this very day. At al! druggists.  FOR  AND  SERVICE  ACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX  A. L. (ALF) BRUYNEEL  Selma, Park, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 72H  "Bookkeeping by Mail" is Practical, Convenient and  Economical.  Gibsons Laundry-  Dr, Cleaning  WE HAVE PICKUP AND DELIVERY OR  USE THE BUSES  RUSH ORDERS CAN BE ARRANGED  AGENTS FOR NORMAL 5-DAY SERVICE  HflPKIS, Post Office  <**'# Store  , Bus Depot  OTHERS ARE BEING ARRANGED  Phone Gibsons 100  <_Tltc (Boast &etus  CLASSIFIED  ADVERTISING  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word mm., 2c each.  Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c Insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  FOR SALE:  RIFLES AT WHOLESALE  PRICES^~.;".303 ; Lee-i'.Enfield  Converted" Sporting Models; ~ High  power precision repeaters; 10  shot detachable,Xniagazine; barrel up to 30": excellent condition; guaranteed, $37.50 each.  Also unconverted Military Models in excellent condition, fine  for remodelling, $27.50 each.  Will ship c.o.d. Write Sportsmen's Wholesale Supply, 2098 St.  Catherine St. W., Montreal 25,  Que. 3 ins.  FOR SALE"  HOHNER  Verdi  model  1A,     as  new, will sell for $125. Original cost 169.50. 2x  PERSONAL-  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  SUMMER homesites in the celebrated and beautiful Jervis Inlet area on Vanguard Bay, any  size you desire from 2 acres up,,  at only $100 per acre: Vanguard  Bay offers unexcelled boat anchorage. Cod and salmon fishing  with fresh water lake only 1  block inland. For details write  to W. E. Haskins, Pender Harbor. . ������...���...- tfn THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Feb.   13,  1950  MORE  ABOUT  WIRING LAW  (Continued From Page 1)  for one year; and that a permit  be obtained for each electrical  installation.  THREE  CERTIFICATES  Certificates of competency are  obtainable in three classes: certificate "A" for persons engaged  in all types of electrical work;  certificate "B" for installations  not exceeding 600 amperes and  750 volts; and certificate "C" for  installations in private residences  not exceeding 100 amperes at  300 volts single phase power.  Applicants who have been engaged in the electrical contracting business for a continuous  period of two years and who apply for a certificate of competency within 60 days of the date  on which the regulations become  operative, will not be required  to pass an examination.  SATISFY  BOARD  All others, however, must satisfy a five-man board of examiners to be set up under the  regulations that they are competent to undertake electrical  work. Examinations will involve  written papers and an inspection  of work done by the applicant.  Permits will be issued only  to persons holding certificates  of competency, except in cases  where the applicant is doing the  work on his own premises.  Fees for examinations for certificates of competency will be  class "A," $20; class "B" $15; and  ���class "C" $10. In addition the annual fees for certificates will be:  class "A" $25; class "B" $12.50;  and class  "C" $5.  In addition a scale of fees is  established for the issuance of  permits, ranging from $7.50 for  a panel over 750 volts to $1 for  electric range and hot water  heating installations. Such  charges shall cover the cost of  inspecting the work.  Memorial Planned  SECHELT���Plans for a suitable  memorial with which to commemorate soldiers of two world  wars  are being studied by  Le-  No person was ever honored  for whait he received. Honor is  the reward ot what he gave.  gion members here. It is hoped  an early -decision can be reached.  "Cold" rubber, which gives j  better tire wear, was developed,  from patents turned over to the'  U.S. government by B. F. GooH-.  rich a few weeks after Pearl;'  Harbor. \  GIBSONS���Village   Commissioners are watching Victoria with  a suspicious eye these days.  Following a blunt ultimatum  from Deputy Minister of Municipalities B. C. Bracewell that he  would rescind the letters patent  and reissue them with the inclusion of two more districts,  commissioners decided to get legal advice.  Next move came recently from  R. C. MacDonald, minister of  municipalities, who reiterated his  deputy's threat and asked what  the commissioner was going to  do about it.  Municipal Clerk Robert Burns  will advise the minister that the  whole question is under advisement. "We are not going to be  railroaded into anything," growled commission chairman James  Drummond.  St Aidan's  Church Meeting  ROBERTS CREEK ���Election of  officers took place at the fourteenth   annual  meeting    of    St  Aidan's Church. They were:  Vicars warden, F. W. Downes;  people's warden, G. Bloor; delegate to the Synod, G. Bloor; alternate delegates, C. Shepheard  and H. Smith.  The church committee will  consist of the above officers and  Mrs H. G. Findlay, president of  the WA. Other members are Mrs  Harbord, Mrs Maskell, Mrs Hewer arid? Miss F. M. Walker. Auditor again is Miss G. Jervis.  Votes of thanks were tendered  to all officers and Mrs Harbord  for her fine work on the organ.  The most effective step yet taken to meet the growing  demand for efficient, cost-lowering building methods  is the development by the B.C. Coast Lumber  Industry of the solid cedar system of construction.  Erection of two test houses in Vancouver, built to  Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation standard  floor plan specifications, proves that home building  costs can be cut by as much as 16.6% when solid  cedar construction methods are employed.  *This development gives needy home seekers throughout Canada definite assistance. In addition, the growing popularity of Western  1948 PAYROLLS  ���.C't TOP FOUR INDUSTRIAL CROUPS.  AUTHORITY: DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR.  Three  may   keep   a   secret   if  two of them are dead.  In the last ll^years the March  of Dimes campaign in the United  States has drawn in $40,000,000  which has been used in helping  110,000 polio victims.  \  SPECK," this guy says to us, "you andv that: red truck of  yours is as well known up here (Halfmoon Bay) as it is  down at Gibsons. You sure must get around in a week."  "That's easy to figure out," we says with a proud smirk.  "It just happens that we do the best tinsmithing and furnace  repair work on the Peninsula. People ring up and tell us  their furnace is on the hummer. They know when they call  LAURIE SPECK that all they have to say is, 'Hey, Laurie,  something's wrong with my furnace. Fix it, will you?' They  don't say, 'Can you fix it?' They know for sure we can.  That's why the red truck is seen up and down the Peninsula.  Everybody knows us. Everybody relies on us. Why shouldn't  they? We've probably fixed their neighbor's stove or something, and.word travels in this country. Ask Mrs. Winn at  the telegraph office. When it's tinsmithing they all say,  LAURIE SPECK  and  Mrs.   Winn   knows  the   number   is   GIBSONS   64-R."  $105,152,349  Construction $ 59^  mot Trades $35,720,896  Food Mfg.     $ 33,08^0^  di-v  We Take Pleasure in Announcing  THE APPOINTMfeNtOF  HOWE SOUND TRADING CO  AS    ;'::v  Exclusive GLIDDEN Ag<  FOR GIBSONS AND AREA  OPENING  FEATURES:  N&w Spred ��frtm--I��0  ��� RIPOLIN���DUTCH ENAMEL  ��� EXTERIOR BASE COAT  ��  FULL STOCK OF COLD WATER PAINTS  ACCESSORIES AND WALLPAPER  ���   JAPALAC CLEAR GLOSS  BRUSHES,  DOUGLAS PAINT COMPANY LTD  1280 Granville St., Vancouver, B.C.  %  i'i;;ti\i

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