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 Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish, Ir\tfn*��s  Landing; Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek, Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  PROVINCIA  AR  1A, B.  PTTBtlSKBD BY THE COAST NEWS, X.TMXTTH3  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office, Powell Biver. B.C.  Gibsons,  B. C.  Monday, Sept.  18,  1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  * ��� ���  by  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  I RECENTLY made a very grave  error by dropping in to talk  with Captain Andrew Johnston  of "the Burns and Jackson Sawmill, Johnstons. Andy is the hard  luck possessor of a scathing  tongue and acid wit. My weekly  supply of ego usually fades to  the minus side when Andy takes  it upon himself to point out the  error of my ways.  Talking about errors in ways  and what have you, reminds me  that Tom Walker, brother of  Dave Walker and co-owner of  Sechelt Building Supplies, let me  Nutter Joins News  As Major Partner  ANOTHER phase has been reached in the rather uneven life  of the Coast News since its inauguration by E. Parr Pear-  IL��������!J_, -f* So��Z���thT?!J,s i��S?    son and Al- Alsgard, five years ago.  formerly Q   |jm,*fecj  company, the  Coast News  will  still  retain the name under a new partner ownership, where Samuel  Nutter, owner of Gibsons Electric, will take half share in the  the rounds at Selma Park which  is just about the biggest bunch  of tripe I have listened to.  It seems the Coast News refused to print a story from Selma Park "because rt hadn't  enough roomXtb.' handle stuff  from there."  Immediately I hear stories like  that, pictures of a man stepping  on his food, tramping it into the  dirt, then trying to eat it, flash  into my mind.  When a newspaper starts saying it cannot print a story because the area doesn't warrant it  or the territory is too small to  deserve a proper news story  then we would suggest one of  two things. Either the publisher  of that paper is not even slightly  interested in eating, or someone's imagination is working overtime. In this case, I like to eat.  Dick Reichelt, Jackie Creswell  and Noel Poole were telling me  about a cute advertisement for  the Gibsons Building Supplies.  It goes thusly. "Don't buy your  lumber in Vancouver ��� fetch  it from Fitchett. Dick is just the  type of.felfe^K.w.ho.wpuld utilize  a smart slbglth like that. We believe Ted Poole's original mind  fathered that one.  *>��� While out with 'Snapper' Ballentine ��� the man with the .Kodak and the fine collection of  beautiful pictures, I happened to  find myself at High Barbaree,  standing with open-mouthed amazement, as I looked at the largest Arbutus tree on the Peninsula.  ' The giant stands on the lawn-  ed patio of the guest house at  High Barbaree, which is owned  by Mrs A. S. and 'Beachcomber'  Dickie. Friendly and easy to talk  to, they are gradually developing  a fine guest house down on the  beach, tucked away from everywhere.  'Deek' Deacon, was telling me  he is now selling suits for men  on the north end of the Peninsula. Deek is one of the natural  salesman type and will undoubtedly do well in his new vocation.  (Continued on Page 8)  Coast News.  The deal also provides for W. Sutherland, former publisher, to take over fifty percent interest in the Gibsons Electric.  There will be no change in policy of either company, the,  new partners announced. First major move of the new concern  will be purchase of a complete commercial printing plant with  equipment large enough to print this paper.  Job work of every type will be handled when the new  machinery arrives. It is expected any day.  This will be the only complete printing plant on the Sechelt  Peninsula and was born primarily in the belief that sufficient  growth in population and consequent business is assured.  The plant will be completely modern in every respect and  will be capable of handling letterheads, pamphlets, cards,  menus or magazines. Patrons will have the opportunity of buying at their own back door from now on, "at a price which will  prohibit buying anywhere else/'  "Employees will be Peninsula personel. The money will  be kept where it belongs, on the Sechelt Peninsula/'  a  Drage Lauded for  Veterans' Work  GAMBIER ISLAND���Probably one of the greatest personal  triumphs from among many was handed Captain Francis  Drage,"JP when he attended the twentieth dominion convention of the Army, Navy and Air Forces Veterans held in Winnipeg Sept. 4 to 7.  Captain   Drage   presented  Do-     ���   minion President Major A. J.  Wickens, KC, with a gavel made  from Gambier Island wood and  constructed by Olof Anderson of.  Gambier Harbour.  Major Wickens lauded Drage  on the work he has done for veterans down through the years.  He promised to visit Gambier  sometime this fall when he could  again thank the local unit president.  Brigadier Topp, CBE, DSO,  MC, also expressed his appreciation of the work done by Captain Drage on behalf of needy  veterans during the last 30 years.  Work May Start Soon  For Madeira School  GIBSONS���New tenders for the heating of Gibsons Elementary  School are being called.  They will be based on plans Idid down by Architect Harold  Cullerne. It is believed estimated new cost is appreciably lower  than previous figuring.  Hiring a maintenance man on  a permanent basis will be left  over until following the budget-  ting Qf next year. The question  arose following application of  Thomas Kirk for the job with  regard to schools at the north  end of the district.  Two tenders will be called for  "Your work is well and favorably known in Ottawa," he said.  Lieutenant Colonel Leslie  Mutch, parliamentary assistant  to the Minister of Veterans' Affairs, recalled that while he and  Captain Bowler, Imperial Pensions, Officer for the Dominion,  were" visiting Victoria, "Captain  Drage had made our lives a com-  _ plete misery." He ' recalled that  Drage had brought the needs of  several needy veterans to his attention. "Since then we have investigated every one of these  and ��� found that every one was  exactly as portrayed by the Captain. I began to change my opinion of the man, then," he said.  "I've come to the conclusiion he  must be a pretty good guy."  The Gambier Veterans' Unit  president brought home a word  of cheer for Imperial veterans  when he reported Captain Bowler as "having a little money on  hand to help out distressed Imperial Veterans." Captain Bowler expressed - gratitude for Canada's move in admitting Imperials to benefit from the War Veterans' Allowance Act. "That  move has   also   taken Drage  off  at  relatively   little  cost."    .  It had been Mr Ritchey's" idea  to put the contract for filling the my neck," he assured  school site on a day labor basis.  "There are two bulldozers up  there which could do the work  at half the cost it is going to be  now,"  he remarked.  Second tender will be for the  filling the Madeira Park School    complete fill which   will be re  site.  It had been previously proposed to contract the filling and  -^clearing of the school site proper  by means of day labor. This was  vetoed by the Department of  Education.  Said A. E. Ritchey, "Cancelling  out that idea is just going to cost  the taxpayers a lot more money  as contractors will, base their estimates on having to move bedrock, when actually a lot of it  is loose  dirt  and can be moved  quired for the playground and  the site itself. It is estimated the  dirt will have to be conveyed  half a mile in order to fill the  playground area with its needed  two feet.  Tenders will also be called for  building driveways to where the  new Gibsons High School will  stand. Inspector Burnett had  previously advised against this,  proposing that driveways should,  come under the main contract.  (Continued on Page 8)    ���  No Change in  Postmistress  GAMBIER ISLAND ��� Despite  rumors to the contrary and reports which are misleading, Mrs  May Atchison is not postmistress  at New Brighton.  Mrs Atchison was recently  awarded the mail conveying contract from Gambier Harbour to  New Brighton and not installed  as postmistress as was ��� erroneously reported.  The position ��� of Post Master  has not changed hands, according to postal  authorities.  GIBSONS���Only the time it takes to advertise a legal notice  stands between the Village of Gibsons and amalgamation  with District Lots 6.86 and 685, according to information  received from Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs, B. C. Brace-  Obituary  THE PENINSULA Times is now  a dead issue.  Following agreement between  Sutherland and Nutter for the  Ccast News and Claudesly Hood-  spith, owner of the 'give away',  the Peninsula Times will not appear with your mail as it has  for ihe past   two years.  It was felt by all concerned  that this area does not warrani  two papers. To be quite truthful  and candid about it, neither  could actually make a living.  Another point considered was  the burden on advertisers who  felt they should advertise impartially. This actually doubled the  cost of the more loyal.  The Coast News wishes to  thank the various stores . and  businesses that stayed on its side  during the previous two years.  Assurance has been given that  this loyalty will be repaid in a  worthwhile manner.  W.S.^and S.N.  6  Suggestion Ires  Liberal Group  ���"SECHELT"��� Liberals  heite   are  up in arms against the Coast  News.  According to Liberal Association President Captain Andrew  Johnson the group has taken exception to statements made in  a previous copy of this paper  where it was suggested that a  certain situation would not have  arisen were local Liberals on  their toes.  "We want it known," said the  unit president, "that despite the  attitude of the Coast News, we  keep constant vigil for anything  which can benefit the community."  Mr Johnson cited a long list of  improvements enjoyed by the  Sechelt area, directly attributable to  the  Liberal  Association.  "As president of the Liberal  Association in Sechelt, I would  most certainly like to see a clarification of the suggestion that  we failed in our duty to the riding," he  said.  It was pointed out to Captain  Johnson the reference he objected  to was made with regard  well.  This brings to an end a five-  year battle for, association with  the village, and marks finis to  probably the most bitter set of  negotiations in the history of old  timers here/  The amalgamation project was  first initiated by members of  District Lot 685 as an answer to  the problem of water lack there.  It was believed the district lot,  when joined with the village,  could then use Village credit for  installation of a larger pipe, and  also tap the water source owned  by the village.  This move started off a bizarre  chain of events and flooded letters and suggestions between  residents and the Department of  Municipal Affairs. It finally  draws to a close with Mr Brace-  well's letter suggesting the Village re submit the resolution���  a copy of which was provided by  the deputy���and assuring the  minister would prepare necessary supplementary letters patent and attempt to have the Order in Council recommended  without delay.  Feelings   here   were   bitter   at  the   attitude   of the department.  The   Hon the Minister of Municipal Affairs was  brought down  to discuss  and  clarify the situation. B. M. Maclntyre, MLA, wa*  petitioned   and   begged     to     do  something   about, the  intolerable  situation.  Mr Maclntyre made a special  trip to Victoria in order to settle the matter which, with time,  was rapidly becoming serious.  His efforts proved of little avail.  The situation seemed to have  reached a stalemate when the  Coast News editorial, complete  with coflicting statements and  agreements from the department,  was forwarded to Harold Winch,  MLA, and leader of the CCF  party.  Mr Winch's consequent letter  to the department appeared in  last week's issue of this paper.  It was immediately following receipt of the letter that approval  finally came through from Mr  Bracewell.  SELMA BAZAAR  SELMA PARK ��� An annual bazaar,   featuring   novelties    and  mystery will be held in the Community Hall, Nov. 13.  to another branch in  an entirely  different  area.  School Board May Find  Transport Thorn Soon  GIBSONS���One  of the thorniest  questions  to     face     School  Board of District 46 may well have been launched on the  instigation of School Inspector J. N. Burnett.  Discussing   question    of   water   ferries for school children, the  inspector asked a few pertinent  questions which may cause confusion to the outlying areas  where children are conveyed tp  school by boat.  Quoting the School Act and  excerpts from insurance policies  carried by present ferry operators, the Inspector pointed out  that several of the present boats  being used for passage of pupils  could not come up to the law.  A. E. Ritchey, backed'by Trustee W. A. E. Davies, pointed out  the school board may be held  responsible for any tragedy  which could occur.  Trustee Robert Leith spoke  about  ordinary  open  boats with  a kicker  being used for fer^g��&}-]3S  purposes.   , ��au��  Secretary Mrs Anne Burns reported the Board now carried in  surance for practically any eventuality ��� owner and non owner.  Outcome of the discussion will  be a search in order to find out  who, if anyone, has authority to  pass judgment on the style of  boats which must be used.  There are many areas of the  school district where only three  or four children are being conveyed which means that parents  often cannot afford to abide by  what may be prohibitive regulations.  Trustees are well aware of this  situation and are waiting with  some trepedition, findings of the  search.  V1H0X0IA Readers' Right  EDITOR, The Coast  News-  Sir: It might be interesting for  many of your readers to learn of  the unconcerned  manner   of our  Public  Health   Department.  The following is a reply from  that Department to a letter of  complaint regarding the extreme  danger to public health caused  by clouds of dust arising from a  very busy highway:  "I have discussed with the Provincial Health Officer the question raised in your letter of June  17th as to the menace to public  health caused by clouds of dust  from the Sechelt Peninsula  Highway. He informs me that  the danger to public health from  this source is very slight.  Since this is primarily a matter for the Public Works Department, I am forwarding your letter with photographs to the Minister of Public Works. Signed A.  D. Turnbull, Minister of Health  and "Welfare."  It appears to  be the old  story  of  "passing the   buck" from one  Department to  the other.  Yours truly,  MRS  J. McNUTT,  Secretary-treasurer,  Wilson   Creek   Community   Cen.  Assn.  Guessing Eliminated  By Grading System  GOVERNMENT grading has  taken much of the guesswork  out of buying and today the Canadian housewife, buying by  grade, can buy with confidence,  according to home economics in  the   department of agriculture.  Many Canadian foods now  available on the market are graded according to quality and carry  a distinct grade marking either  on the container or on the product itself. The grading system  is not only of great value to the  Canadian consumer, but the producer and the manufacturer also  benefit.  In many cases the industry  concerned has seen the need for  standardization and has sought  government aid in establishing  grade standards. The regulations  coverinq these standards are enforced bv government inspection  and violations are punishable by  law.  Beef is the only meat which as  yet may be purchased by grade,  but all eggs sold in Canada must  comply with Government regulations. Butter is sold according  to grade in some provinces only,  but 98 per cent of all fruits and  vegetables processed in Canada  are in plants licensed and inspected by the department of agriculture.  Samples of the processed food  are checked by government inspectors before the label with  the grade mark is put on the  package or can. Size of cans are  also  standardized  by  law.  Frozen fruits and vegetables  and dehydrated fruits also must  be graded, which all help the  Canadian housewife in preparing tasty and nutritious meals.  Buying by grade has real meaning for Canadian consumers and  deserves their support.  MONTY HALL  asks the question WHO AM I on a show  , of  that   title   each   evening  at   5:45.   His  clues can lead you to grand prizes. Listen  for WHO AM I on . . .  izM^  A   SERIES of events which  may   well influence  the very lives of our veteran neighbors   has  just finished- in Winnipeg.  The National Conventions of the Canadian  Legion and the Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans in Canada has just been completed.  A wide variety of subjects were discussed,  in the presence of Brigadier Topp, CBE', DSO,  MC, chief pensions officer for the Dominion of  Canada and Lieut Col Leslie Mutch, MP, parliamentary   assistant to the Minister of Pensions.  During the two conventions, presided over  by Major A. J. Wickens, KC, for the Amy, Navy  and Airforce vets and L. D. Baxter, Dominion  president of the Canadian Legion, and attended  by local men, Captain Francis Drage, JP, and  Robert Macnicoll, ,veteran permanent secretary  for the Legion and life-long member, the veterans  had a chance to bring close to home the troubles  of the  past and the difficulties to   be faced.  These are the only times during the year  when all veterans can get together and sit down  around the same table with the men from Ottawa  who are often in a position to decide their very  destiny.  Mr   Macnicoll  is a sound delegate from   the-  Howe Sound area and we know he  did credit to  the area and to.the cau^e of veterans.   He is well  known and respected   in veteran circles and has  fought  long   and   hard   for  them.    This   area   is-  lucky   in  having  such sound representation.  Captain Francis Drage, is a stalwart of veteran  defence. An Imperial veteran officer, and OC,  the local unit of PCMR during the last war, he  was well qualified to bear to Winnipeg the cause  of local members of the Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans. While in Winnipeg, Captain  Drage was elected to the Dominion, Ways and  Means Committee���fine tribute to, Gambier Island and Captain Drage.  Strong man at the Army and Navy convention was undoubtedly Major A. J. Wickens, KC.  A member of the Railway Commission, he is the  main link   between  all ^veterans in Canada and  Take It  in��l Like It  THE COMPLETE  about face of the Department  of Municipal Affairs in regard to the amalgamation of District Lots 685 and 686 is not surprising but it certainly is a poor commentary on  our way of government andcthe men we employ.  The Village of Gibsons, which got involved  in this without any volition on its part, barring  a desire to go along with the wishes of they who  live beyond its boundaries, has actually had more  headache from this than it deserved. Commissioners have been vilified and threatened by our hirelings in Victoria, specifically, this man Brace-  well. All because they simply wished to live a  life of peace with their neighbor.  Through the good work don by Harold  Winch, MLA, when he took time off to actually  twist the arms in the Department of Municipal  Affairs, we are going to get what we should  have had five long years ago.  B. M. Maclntyre, MLA, has fought long and  hard for this. He has gone as far, as -getting the  minister here in order to see with his own eyes  ���a lot of good seeing did there���the trouble  District Lot 685 was having. MacDonald knew  "there was a vitalo lack of water, he was shown  that. He knew that years had been spent trying  to get the proper approval from his department,  and yet he goes' back to Victoria, fully aware 6f  all these things and, so he said, sympathetic toward them, and allows his underling to bamboozle  and   whipsaw those same  people.  This is probably an all time  record of insolence and complete bad manners   on the part of  8n  employee���and   we will  probably  vote   back  this same man to office next term. If we  do, we   ���  deserve to be kicked around.  The District Lots may still fall short of amal- *  gamation. The present government has a little  time to serve before an election is necessary, so  the department may still decide" to play some  more. Anything can happen when such people  get the bit in their teeth.  We are glad there is an opposition. We are  just sorry   it is not a larger   one.    Democracy is  those in the United States. With many years  training in legal circles, his is the keen mind and  organizing ability which is making the Army  and Navy veterans ever stronger.  Major Wickens was re-elected, by a resounding majority to the president's chair. We feel the  fate of his organization is in sound hands.  The Canadian Legion, with its very close  ties to the British Legion���it is actually a stepchild of that great body, is another link in the  chain of veteran humanity that is actually world  wide and international in scope.  The Legion is a strong unit and fights well  for the cause of veterans. With the wide range  of thought behind, the Legion, and the Army,  Navy and Airforce groups, and the close relationship between the different countries engendered by the veterans themselves, a new world of  thought and fraternity may yet arise to rule the  earth.  Robert Macnicoll and Francis Drage have  done a bigger job than they may actually think  when they attended the convention. They could  well be sparks in the fire which may some day  weld a true democracy���world wide and freedom  loving, a lasting tribute to the lessons of peace  learned in the moulding  cauldron of war.  These conventions are a good thing. From  them much good can come. The leaders are wise  in the ways of government and have the hearing  of our  rulers.  The veterans themselves can' rest assured:,  that much will be done for them that could never  otherwise be. True, there are. cases when much  more could be done for some veterans. With the  Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans and the Canadian Legion under such sterling leaders as  Major Wickens and Past President L. D. M. Baxter, every probability will be plumbed, every  case truly considered. .      -  With men such as Wickens leading, there is  every chance that they can help guide our future  into calm waters.   ���  To the men who learned to kill we look for  the way to live.  all right when it is run by big meri. When little,  petty thinkers get the reins in a democracy, it  is a sad day for the people. Because, dependent  . on the type of officers handling affairs, democracy as we have it which is actually a bureaucracy, can become worse by far than a dictatorship. *  ,  In a dictatorship one mentally prepares ones-  self for harshness and probably selfishness in  rule. When those two come out of the blue in a  democracy it is hard to take. Indeed, one should  not have to take it.  We would suggest that Mr Maclntyre bring  the matter to the attefttion of the Premier at the  first opportunity. We would also suggest that Mr  Johnson is not aware of what his left hand is  actually doing in this case.  Mr Johnson is new to the job. He came right  up from the ranks without previous experience,  therefore must be green in t.he job of running a  province. That is not a criticism, but merely a  statement of fact.  Mr Maclntyre would be doing his constituency cnly a justice if he were to take the whole  matter up on-the floor of the house for a good  airing. y :.  Mr Johnson would probably be not too pleased about that but he would at least be aware of  the situation in no uncertain manner. And, it  would also be'only right that anything so undemocratic as the actions of the Department of  Municipal Affairs should be well aired for ail to  see. ..>.���'���  We know that Mr Winch would love the opportunity. Better that Mr Maclntyre do it.  James Syme Hastings, who worked on the  Cincinatti Enquirer in the early 1900's, contributed many famous sayings which are still used  bv current wits. Among them are the lines:  "Every baby resembles the relative who has the  most money." "Do right and fear no man; don't  write and  fear n6  woman" was  another. fAgain,  Dl  wmwmmtiwy  We wish to thank the following businesses, whose generous donations helped  to make our Sports Day, August 5th, an outstanding success:  Burns and Co. Ltd.; Can. Bakeries Ltd.; Canada Packers Ltd.; T. Eaton Ltd.;  Gulf Lines Ltd.; Howe Sound Trading Co.; Lang's Drugs; Cecil Lawrence  Bus Lines; McGavin's Bakeries Ltd.; Nabob Foods Ltd.; Norshore Wholesale  Ltd.; Orange Crush Ltd.; Parker's Hardware; Robt. Simpson Ltd.; Snowfreze  Ice Cream Co.; Tasella Shop, Tsawcome Garage; Union Steamships Ltd.;  Union. Store, Sechelt; Vic's Trading. Post; Wilson Creek Garage; Woodward's Stores Ltd.  CENTRE  DAVIS BAY  By  Robbie  THE MONICA, at the head of  this column last week, belongs  to a ghost of the past, a previous writer whose wit and humor  graced the pages of this weekly,  for a time. I hope he will accept  this oversight in good grace,  why my name was left out, may  be attributed, to just another  one of those strange things,  which is forever happening, to  these popular journals. However,  to get on with the business, I  think, what transpired at the  general meeting of.. the WCCC  last week, will be of great interest, to the many residents of  this area.  First of all, we are to have a  fire brigade of our own, plans  are being laid, for a get-together  of those who are interested, and  an outline will be placed before  the organization, at the next  meeting, it is understood that  the Captain of the Sechelt brigade, has been feeling out some  of our residents, and talking  over the. prospects of an early  start, regarding the organizing of  a group, anxious and willing to  assist in this splendid idea of  fire-fighting.  Among other items discussed  was the sale of Christmas cards,  by the Community Centre. Cards  of all description, size and prices  to fit all purses. Call or write  Mrs Ralph Murray, at Davies  Bay, who is in charge of the  sales and distribution of these  "Cards for every occasion". This  is one way you will be able to  assist the community effort, for  most of us will buy cards for '���  this or that, so why not from  your own neighbors, and for  your own benefit.  Well some of our neighbors  got a bit of a surprise last week.  There was a "For Sale" sign in  front of the home of Horace Aggett at Davies Bay, of course  everybody was telling the other  guy, just why and how, the Aggett's were leaving the vicinity,  however tlje mystery was cleaiv  ed, when it* was learned, that:  someone had brought an old sign  back, and on account of the late-,-  nes's of the hour, placed it iri. J  front of the, wall. Thereby hangs  the tale, incidentally, their  friends the Robert Bromley's,  have returned to the city, aftet^  spending two weeks at Davie|^  Bay. Mr and Mrs Reid of Van||  couver, are staying at the hom^  of the Hogan's, Mr Reid, brothe^  to Mrs H., is well known in th^  city, and has worked for. the McX  Gavern Co for many years. It il'  not news, to say that the sunri>,  mer season is over, because w^,  are reminded of the fact, by the  acute absence of visitors. Thcj\  Jones families have left, that if1  senior and junior. Also the Olrj  sens, the Mydskas, who were|  staying at the latter's residence*  Mrs Brooks and two daughters**  Powell River, have left. Mr and  Mrs Ed Crowther, Tom Clarke..  Mr and Mrs Les Roberts, wh��(  were holidaying together at the?  Bay, have also returned to the"  city. Mrs Charles Maywood, with  her daughter, who spent several?  months as the guests of Mrs Dor-''  othy MacKenzie, Vancouver,!:  have returned to their home at|  Davies Bay, both looking veryf  fit, and feeling much better for:  the temporary change to city life.;  At the usual friendly game  of!  whist   last   week,   held   ;in   fthe;  community hall,    the     welcome:  sign   was hung out for the Nor--  burns,   and Mr T. Norburn won.  t.he  first gent's prize, whilst  his  good   lady,  cut and lost for the  booby  prize,    Mrs,   McCullough'  being the fortunate winner. Mrs  Roberts   won   first prize  in  thev  ladies'   section,   and   her   hubby  collared the   consolation     "gift".  This   is  the first. time the Nor-  burns   have   attended   for  many  moons   on   account  of    sickness.  However,   they   enjoyed   it,. and  we     hope     they     remain    well  enough to be   with us on many  more like occasions. The services  at St John's   Churchy  are being  conducted in the mornings now,  this is recognized as   the winter  time for  worship during the abr  sence of the   regular pastor Mr  W: E. Elliott, who is at present a  patient at the Shaughnessy Military hospital,   and has had two  operations,   the  services  are being conducted by Mr Ollie Geer,  of Davies Bay.  This is to remind all ladies of  the   Wilson   Creek    and   Davies  (Continued  on Page  7) ���1/  Agreement Soon  GIBSONS ��� N. Richard McKibbin, speaking on behalf of the  School Board's Medical, Health  and Dental Committee, forecast  an early end to the current dental   question,  when   he   reported  to the  Board, Monday.  Mr McKibbin read correspondence his committee has on acquiring a dentist to handle  school work on the Peninsula. He  was given authority to appoint,  "as soon as you possibly can," a  dentist.  The Board felt that the committee had done well but urged  early hiring of the professional  man.  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD  McKIBBIN  PHONE GIBSONS 76W  Mrs. E. Nestman  Immediate' Service.  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  Keep Them Warm This Winter With  Coleman Oil Burning Heaters  Economical   to   operate.   Tops   in  performance.  IN TWO SIZES  79.95        124.95  Marshall's Hardware  "Serving the Peninsula"  PHONE 33  i  Water Deal at  Egmont is Off  EGMONT ��� A proposal from  this community's Consumer's  Cooperative, whereby the School  Board build a water pipe and  dam approximately 1800 feet  back of the school and the Cooperative would sell a school  site for $100 less than quoted  price,   seems  doomed.  The Cooperative suggested the  Board build the dam and lay the  pipe, then allow the cooperative  to install five outlets, in return  for  the reduced pricev  The suggestion started a storm  of conjecture at School Board  meeting on what the bargain  would entail. It was recalled by  the Board that fish ladders  would have to be built for the  dam and that any agreement  with regard to supplying water  for the coop would mean the  Board was responsible under all  conditions to keep the implied  contract.  The matter of sufficient water  was mentioned but it was  thought there would normally be  enough for both the School and  the Cooperative.  It was finally decided the  Board would call for tenders on  laying the extra 600 feet of pipe  necessary. Twelve hundred feet  has already been contracted for.  The new extension has been  caused by insufficient drop at  the present proposed dam site,  plus the high cost of dam construction  there.  It is proposed to find money  for this either from the one mill  building fund or the special contingency fund already set up.  The Department of Education  is cognizant  of  the situation.  Janitor Pay  Is Boosted  ROBERTS   CREEK���One   roomed Elphinstone Bay School will  have one of the highest paid janitors on  the  Sechelt Peninsula.  This school has cropped up  time and again in the minutes'  of the School Board and always  with respect to janitor services.  In an effort to overcome the  trouble created by ��� the janitor  having' to convey water in buckets' from a'v nearby creek, the  Board, on the suggestion of  Trustee A. Funnell, raised the  wage to $40 per month. "We  surely should manage to keep  one (janitor) now," said Mr Funnell. "It has certainly been a  headache but then it always has  been an awkward place to service."  ���  ANNE'S COFFEE BAR  Featuring  loft Drinks  As a part of our public relations effort on behalf  of the youngsters we have absorbed entirely, the  recent heavy increase in taxes.  The Peninsula's ONLY Complete  Soda Fountain Service  Open all Day - Every Day��� All Evening  We serve full course meals  "Where    the    customers  bleat at the. price of the  meat"  Gibsons, B.C  Phone 69  THE COAST  NEWS.   Monday,   Sept.   18,   1950   TUESDAY, SEPT. 19 ��� 7���9  P.M.  "UNDERTOW"  Scott Brady ������ John Russell  THURSDAY and SATURDAY, SEPT. 21 and 23  7 and 9 p.m.  John Wayne  THE FIGHTING SEABEES'  nt  lit  11  FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 ��� 7���9 P.M.  "Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble'  Starring Mickey Rooney  TUESDAY, SEPT. 26 7-9 P.M.  Ingrid  Bergman ��� Robert Montgomery  in  "Rage in Heaven"  ATTENTION  Pender Harbour (Madeira  Park Hall) and .  Halfmoon Bay  Watch  posters for  up to the minute   news  on  pictures and their play dates  Phone Sechelt 58W for information  __kk___e___  Some of the world's finest films are in store for  our patrons.  Ronald Coleman in Charles Dickens'  rA Tale of Two Cities"  ._  James Stewart in  "Shop Around the Corner"  Fred   Astaire���Ginger  Rogers  in  "The Barclays of Broadway"  Ray Milland���Paul  Douglas in  "It Happens Every Spring"  Bob Hope���Lucille Ball  in  "Sorrowful Jones"  Gary Cooper���Paulette Goddard  in  Cecil  B.  DeMille's  "North West Mounted Police"  In Technicolor  II  Yvonne   De Carlo  "The Gal Who Took the West  In Technicolor  'Red Skelton in  "Whistling in Brooklyn"  Diana Lynn, John Lund, Marie Wilson, Dean Martin  , and Jerry Lewis  "My Friend Irma'  a  a  Fred McMurray���Henry Fonda  in the Technicolor  The Trail of the Lonesome Pine'  Walt Disney's  "So Dear To My Heart"  In Technicolor  Robert Mitchum���Walter  Brennan  "Blood on the Moon"  BroderiCk   Crawford,    Mercedes   McCambridge  John Ireland in the   1949  Academy Award Winner  rAll the King's Men'  a  a  Dana Andrews���Jon Hall  "Kit Carson"  Richard Conte, Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward  in  "House of Strangers"  Wallace Beery���Virginia Bruce  "Bad Men of Brimstone"  Will James'  "Sand"  Lana   Turner���Gene   Kelly���June  Allyson  in the Technicolor  "The Three Musketeers"  Ray Milland���Barbara Stanwyck in the colored  'California"  m  John Wayne���John Agar in the battling epic  'Sands of Iwo Jima"  m  Nelson Eddy���Jeanette MacDonald in  "Naughty Marietta"  Cecil  Parker���A.  E. Mathews in  "Chiltern Hundreds" THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.  18,  1950  Use "News' Ad-Briefs To Sell Buy, Rent  Notice to Contractors  Tenders are invited for the construction of driveways on the Gibsons Landing High School site.  Plans and specifications may be obtained from the  Architect, l\Ar. Harold Cullerne, 325 Howe Street,  Vancouver, B.C., or the undersigned.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Driveways,"  will be received on or before 1 p.m. on Monday,  October 2, 1950.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted.  MRS. ANNE BURNS,  Sec reta ry-Treasu re r, -  School District No. 46 (Sechelt)  Gibsons, B.C.  Anne's Coffee Bar  Has added yet another feature for. your eating  enjoyment  "FISH and CHIPS"  Made according to an old English custom  Take Home or Table Service  Order by Phone  Give your Family a Treat and Yourself a Rest  *  "Have Fish and Chips for Supper"  Phone Gibsons 69  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  WE   CALLED   on   our dear   old  friend   Thos  J.   Cook  on   the  occasion  of    his    eighty-seventh  (87)   birthday   on   September   11  and   found   him   very  well.   We  had   a   grand   visit together.   Mr  Ccok   was    the  first   settler     in  these   parts   and   came   here   in  1890. His   memory   is very good  and  we   enjoyed   hearing   about  the early days when  the paddle  wheeler   Yosemite   came   up   to  Sechelt  with tourists  aboard   to  enjoy the wonderful scenery and  to   open the first   Indian school.  Mr Cook has two daughters, Ada  (Mrs  Dawe),   who was the first  white child here, and  Jean (Mrs  Whittaker),    one   granddaughter  and two great grandchildren. He  was   magistrate   here   for   many_  years and' is still very entertaining but we both decided that as  it   was   his   birthday    that     we  would meet again when we will  collect   the  early  news   for the  paper.   He  informed us   with   a  sly twinkle  in   his  eye  that he  would require at least two sten-  s  ographers. However, on behalf of  this    paper  and   ourself   we   do  wish   him  many   happy   returns.  Mr Cook  has done a lot for Sechelt   in  the  past and  was  the  donor of the site for the Anglican Church here some years ago.  Ann Jervis and yours truly  had a rush trip to town over the  week-end. We did a lot of shopping and stayed at the Grosven-  or where we usually see so  many Sechelt people. It was a  rough ride all right on this  end  I as we went by bus. We wonder  how the bus line can give the  good services it does with the  price of tires which are punish-  " ed so cruelly on the road between Selma Park and Gibsons.  Indeed we believe that is why  so many people who used to like  to come up here do so no more  when there are so many other  places to drive to over the weekend. What has happened to the  promise of fixing the road to  Wilson Creek. Something should  be done soon as if left much  longer and wet weather comes  it will be impossible to do anything  till spring. '  Noticed going down by bus  was Mr John Robertson of Winnipeg. Had been up visiting an  old friend, Mr Walter Stewart  (Waddie) who lives on Sechelt  Inlet and a very beautiful spot.  Mr Robertson has been coming  here for many years and thinks  the time is ripe for a way to  come up to Sechelt by car. After  all we are only thirty miles by  water and the agony we endure  to get there isn't worth it. We  may be able to drive right on to  a car ferry one of these days.  But looks like it will mean  BLOOD, SWEAT and TEARS.  Staying with Mrs Frank  French for a week's holiday and  enjoying it very much are Mrs  F. Adams and Mr Wilfred Adams.  Mr and Mrs Frank August, are  the   proud parents   of    a    baby    '  daughter born  at  Sardis* recent-  Legal Notice  Take notice that pursuant to the provisions of the "Village  Municipalities Act" the Corporation of the Village of Gibsons  Landing proposes to extend its boundaries to include District  lot 685, e Group 1, New Westminster District, that portion of District Lot 686, Group 1, New Westminster District, lying to the west of the present Village boundaries and  to further extend its boundaries to include the foreshore for  a distance seaward of One Thousand (1,000) feet, including the foreshore of said District Lot 685, Group 1, New  Westminster District.  Dated at Gibsons Landing,   B.C.,  this thirteenth     day     of  September, 1950.  ROBERT BURNS,  Village Clerk.  ly.     We  wish    to     congratulate  them.  Our local Indian population is  slightly less these days, most of  the girls have left for Sardis and  the   hop picking.  Clarence Joe took a quick run  in on his family recently, says  they are doing very well this  year with the fishing.  Visiting Mrs Frank French  was Mr Gerry Frith from Santa  Barbara, California. Mr Frith attends the University of California and thinks Sechelt a very  wonderful place. Says the Amer--  icans would certainly make  something of it. Should be advertised and developed. Helping  him enjoy his visit was Miss  Hilda Gow of Vancouver, who  recently spent two happy weeks  in Santa Barbara. Hilda has been  coming here for many years and  says it suits her just the way it  is.  Sorry to hear that little Barbara Billingsley had to go to  town to hospital. Her parents, '  Mr and Mrs Harry Billingsley,  were away on holiday and Barbara was staying as usual with  her grandparents, Mr and Mrs  W. B. Billingsley, when she complained of a pain in her side.  Doctor was sent for and she had  to go to Vancouver in a hurry.  Mrs Arnold and Mrs Billingsley  travelled by Sawyer's taxi and  ferry. We certainly don't know  what would happen without Mrs  Arnold on the job. We hear that  she had quite a lot of phoning to  do to get this little tot taken care  of. It's too bad we are so isolated and we pity the child with  the rough ride she must have  had. Bad enough for anyone in  good health to take the bumps.  We hope Barbara will be home  soon.  Owing to a misunderstanding  on the date of the meeting of  the LA to the Canadian Legion  there was a very poor attendance at the first meeting of the  fall season so that most of the  business had to be tabled to the  next meeting.  Met a very nice lady here re- ,  cently, a newcomer to Sechelt  West, living on Marine Drive.  Tells us she was wanting to meet  us for a long time. We wish this  lady, Mrs Nora Macklin, welcome, although we are a trifle  late. '  One of the nicest afternoon  affairs to be held here in some  years was the shower in honor  of Elaine Gowland who will become the bride of Lance Stephens shortly. Hostesses for the affair were . Miss .Pat Burley and  Miss Thelma Graham and it was  held in the Legion Hall, suitably  decorated for the occasion. Presiding at the urns were Mrs Stephens, the prospective groom's  mother, and Mrs Gowland, the  mother of the future bride. Assisted by E. S. Clayton and Mrs  Alec Grey. Serviteur*s were  Gladys Ponsford, Shirley McNutt, Jean Richardson, and Jean  Scott. Elaine received many useful and -beautiful gifts, which entirely covered a large table set  .apart for that purpose. Among  those present were Mrs H. Nelson, Mrs Ivy Call well, Mrs A. R.  Grey, Mrs R. S. Hacket, Mrs E.  S. Clayton, Mrs Vi Mulrooney,  Mrs Gwen Berry, 'Miss Betty  Berry, Miss Doreen Doyle, Miss  Sue Ponsford, Miss Jean Richardson, Miss Shirley McNutt,  Miss Elsie Turner, Mrs Ted Osborne   Sr,   Mrs   J.    Parker,   Mrs  Gladys Parish, Mrs J. Cooper,  Mrs A. Donaghy, Mrs Stephens,  Mrs W. Paton, Mrs Neil Hansen,  Mrs M. Froome, Mrs W. Allen,  Mrs W. Berry, Mrs R. J. A. McGuiness, Mrs J. Wood, Mrs W.  L. Billingsley, Mrs W. Rankin,  Miss Diane Pearson and Miss  Dorothy Larsen. Others invited  who were unable to attend were  Mrs E. Parr Pearson, Mrs Frank  French, Mrs W. Youngson, Mrs  Gaines, Mrs Dora Doyle, Mrs  Thelma Brooker, Mrs M. Brown,  Mrs N. J. Nelson, Mrs W. J.  Mayne, Mrs Teddy Osborne,  Mrs Dolly Dunn, Miss Leona  Lockner, Miss Joan Catterall,  Mrs Bob Kean and Miss Marge  Jackson.  First meeting since summer  recess held by the Liberal Assn  in Selma Park very well attended. Several new members received and Secretary Kynoch tells  us that he is trying at the next  meeting to arrange for a movie  show and also that Mr James  Sinclair, MP, wTill be up sometime in f November. Captain  Andy Johnston, President of the  local group, was in the chair.  Visiting here from Mission and  staying with her son and-daughter-in-law, Mr and Mrs Joe  Gardiner, is Mrs. J. A. Gardiner.  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  PHONE GIBSONS 91  . 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 Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  Hassans9  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  The  Old-Establ ished  General     Store  SUPPLYING  FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN  AND  CAMPS  Latest   in   Novelties   and  Toys.  Fish Buyers  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always.  Steer for  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  Union Store  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES FRESH FRUITS  HARDWARE CROCKERY  DRY GOODS FRESH CANDY  TOBACCO MEATS  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  CIGARETTES  FISH  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL  TABLE OF ODD CLOTHES:  Boys and girls ������  COST and  50% OFF Blue Baby Fund  In Force Again  GIBSONS ��� The Blue Baby  Fund has long remained dormant but will be revived to aid  a needy child, according to a decision made at a special meeting  of the -Fund Committee, under  chairmanship  of Cliff  Gray.  With $768.22 in the bank, the  committee decided that a local  child should be aided in its fight  for normal life, to the tune of  $200.  On a motion from E. Bingley,  it was decided to also buy two  books of ferry tickets and two  books of bus tickets in order to  aid the parent in travelling to  and from Vancouver. James  Marshall, a member of the committee charged with distribution  of the fund when emergencies  arrive,   seconded the  motion.  George Frith, Sea Bus Lines  manager, was nominated to fill  the vacancy in the committee,  created by absence of former  member C. Leach.  W'i.  Bids, in sealed envelopes, marked "Egmont School  and Teacherage," will be received by the undersigned  till 1 o'clock p.m. on Monday, October 2, 1950, for  the purchase of Block 2, District Lot 4761, situate at  Egmont, B.C., and buildings thereon.  The highest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted.  MRS. ANNE BURNS,  Secretary-Treasurer,  School  District No. 46 (Sechelt),  Gibsons, B.C.  _w  For All The News . . . Read The "News"  Business end Professional  CTORY  lAa^**^^*"*^  MKi^��i^^ta��-_Aa___a^a__>^H_a^ta_M^_  Please Clip This Directory Our and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins to Irvines Landing.  R.  H.  STROSHEIN  Wilson   Creek  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies, Fixtures  Service  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  ELECTRICAL WORK  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,  Fixtures, Radios  Washing Machines  Everything  Electrical.  . ��� G.E. Dealer  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  PLUMBING and HEATING  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  REAL ESTATE  FLORIST  Flowers for all occasions.  We are  agents for large  Vancouver  florists.  Fast  service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box  28.  Specialist  in  Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Offices  Gibsons and Sechelt  Phone 37  TYPEWRITERS  GARBAGE DISPOSAL  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  Typewriter Sales and  Service  Agent for Remington  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WlfslGRAVE  Gibsons,  B.C.  TAXI  GIFT STORE  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  ��� 2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt  66  THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.  18,  1950  B  HON. HUGUES LAPOINTE  Headquarters for Wool,  Notions,  Cards,  Toys,  Miscellaneous Gifts  Gibsons 5-10-15  Store  Left  of Post  Office  Gibsons, B.C.  MACHINISTS  BILL'S TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C. .  Bill Mervyn  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 Res.  78  TAXI SIR?  call  Bill  Hunter  Sechelt  48  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's   Hardware  Phone Gibson���33  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  28  Sechelt, B.C.  HON. MILTON F. GREGG  CANADA'S new minister of  labor is Milton G. Gregg,  VC, former minister of veterans affairs. Hon Hugues  Lapointe, formerly solicitor-  general of Canada, takes over  Mr Gregg's old ministry.  Holy Family Parish  Sechelt  GRAND   SOCIAL  EVENING  at  Legion   Hall,   Sechelt  Whist, Sale of Home  Cooking, Ladies' Sewing  Booth,   Raffle, etc.  Sept. 26 ��� 7:30 p.m.  * O JOHNNY COME TO HILO  O Johnny come to Hilo,  O ivake her, O shake her, O shake  that girl zvuh the blue dress on.  O Johnny come to Hilo, poor old man  For over a century Lamb's Navy  has been the call of those who  know good rum. Smooth and  mellow it is^ matured, blended  and bottled in Britain of the finest  Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Navy Rum  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  * An Old Sea Shanty  Island School  May be Open  NELSON ISLAND ��� The school  here may be open within a  week according to information  from School Trustee Robert  Leith.  Mr Leith assured that all remaining was for the windows  and doors to be installed. "It  should be open within a few  days,'' he said, "provided nothing drastic happens before then."  Approval of the school before  final payment is made Maple  Leaf Construction, will be given  by the School Board's building  committee.  Briggs-Sfraifosi  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  USE COAST NEWS ADS  FOR   THE   BEST   RESULTS  (Ehc (Eoast Kcuis  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word min., 2c each.   Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c Insertion  LITTLE ADS ...  BIG RESULTS  PERSONAL-  SHIP BY Gulf Lines Express to  or from Vancouver. Low rates.  Fast   service.   Careful   handling.  Specify Gulf Lines Express,    tf  -UNWANTED HAIR  Eradicated from any part of the  body with Saca-Pelo, a remarkable discovery of the age. Saca-  Pelo contains- no harmful  ingredients, and will destroy the  hair root.  LOR-BEER LABORATORIES  679 Granville Street  Vancouver, B.C.  FOR RENT:  WYNKEN and Blynken ��� One  2 and one 3-room suite. Plumbing, electricity, $18 per month.  Available now. Apply J. W. Inglis, Horseshoe Bay. Phone  Whytecliff  3201. 2870-1  WANTED  SMALL stock or English saddle  to fit 12-hand pony; with girths,  stirrups and cinches; also driving harness the same size. Box  12 Coast News. 7  FOR   SALE:  1 BABY Tenda, table and bench  (kindergarten), clothes horse,  baby carriage, clothes hamper,  sewing machine, Singer, 2 tubs  and stand, clothes wringer, radiant heater, ironing board, tin  baby bath tub, garden . tools,  must be sold before Thursday.  Mrs  Marten,    Gibsons. 1  POULTRY breeding stock, blood  tested, UBC strain. There are  only 100 of these valuable birds,  get your order in early.. Ed.  Smith,  R.R. No. 1, Gibsons.        1  JERSEY   cow,   $125.     Apply   J.  MacDonald,  R.R.   No.   1,   Gibsons, B.C. 1  ONE BROOD sow, one boar, quiet, registered Yorkshire, two  gilts, nine months old. R. H.  Henton, West Sechelt. Phone  7U2 after 8 p.m. 1  Wz ACRES 2 minutes walk from  wharf. Light and water available. Assessed at $450, will sell  for same. Write T. Bond, 1530 E.  8th,  Vancouver. 2872-6  OWNER leaving Sechelt, must  sell at once 18'6" runabout  cruiser with cabin. V-8 Mercury  engine, fully marine, good condition. Full price $1000.00. To arrange inspection, phone K. Whitaker,   Sechelt 63   or  31C. 1  SET      OF     excellent     orchestra  drums, snares and  base. C. P.  Ballentine,   Gibsons. 1  150   FOLDING    new    hardwood  chairs for quick sale,   $3. C. P.  Ballentine,   Gibsons. 1  ALT ROBERTS Creek, 5-room  house with large kitchen, fireplace, also 2(i partially finished  rooms, hot and cold water,  plumbing. 1.84 acres with creek  through it. Apply Mrs. Galliford, Stratford Camp, 3290  Maple, Vancouver. 1  LEGAL:  SEALED tenders for the General  Contract including all trades  endorsed "Tender for two-room  Elementary School at Roberts  Creek" for the erection and completion of the above described  building will be received by the  Secretary, School District No. 46  (Sechelt), Gibsons, B.C., on or  before 12 o'clock noon Saturday,  September   30, 1950.  Working drawings and specifications  will be  available   at the  office  of  the  Architect,    Harold  Cullerne, 325 Howe Street, Vancouver,. B.C., after 4 p.m. Thursday,   September  7,    1950.   A   deposit of twenty-five dollars is required for each set of plans and  specifications   and   will   be    returned   on   receipt  of   same    in  good  order.  A certified cheque for five per  cent (5%) of the tender submitted must accompany each and  every tender and shall be forfeited if the party tendering declines to enter into Contract  when called upon to do so. On  award and signing of the Contract, the successful tenderer  shall furnish to the Board of  School Trustees a surety bond of  fifty percent (50%) of the Contract price. On receipt of this  bond the certified cheque submitted with the tender will be  returned.  The Board of School Trustees  and the Department of Education reserve the right to reject  any or all tenders without3' explanation. No tender having any  qualifying clauses will be considered.  HAROLD   CULLERNE,  Architect,  For the Board of School Trustees,  School District No. 46 (Sechelt),  Gibsons, B.C.  Dated this 5th day of September,  1950, at Vancouver,  B.C.  . C.    PRODUCT  ��*V> ���^N>V Vf.  .*. \   v. 3 -  ���0"-V_��A A    /ATA ��X��C<tW A*J-.V��-  ��,  ?       _   ��..���.���_..      V By M. M.  aa_r___________es_____n______  ST MARY'S Church, Vancouver,  was the scene of the wedding  which united Vivian Leone  Klein, elder daughter of Mr and  Mrs J. H. Klein of Roberts  Creek and Michael Hrycyna, only son of Mr and Mrs Peter Hrycyna of Vancouver and Penticton, B.C. Father Szoboda officiated at the ceremony, and Mr  Gordon Phillips  was  best man.  Mr Gordon Hoare and Mr  John Sheilds were the ushers.  Beautiful in classical simplicity  was the bridal gown of ice pink  satin, designed with fitted bodice, long sleeves, and Peter  Pan collar edged with lace. The  skirt flowed out to a full train.  Exquisitely lovely was the bridal veil of ice pink net which fell  from a coronet of seed pearls and  misted the length of the wedding  dress. The bride's bouquet was  composed of American Beauty  roses.  Mrs J. A. Olsen, sister of the  bride, was the matron of honor.  She wore a dress of yellow embossed organdy, and a halo hat  of yellow net. She canried a  crescent shaped bouquet of  mauve  gladiolas.  The bridesmaid, Miss Eva Ma-  hir,   wore   a   similar    gown    of  THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.   18,   1950  mauve embossed organdy with  halo hat to match, and carried  yellow gladiolas.  A reception was held at the  DeGraaf Studios, Mr George  Klein, uncle of the bride. proposed the toast. For travel to California, the bride donned a wine  gabardine suit with blush pink  hat and black accessories. She  wore a corsage of pink rosebuds.  The   regular  monthly   meeting  of Branch  219   of   the   Canadian  Legion was held at the home .of  Mr E. J. Shaw. Fifteen members  were  present.    The    resignation  (due to   ill health) of Mr   Ralph  Cotton  (secretary)   was accepted  with regret, and Mr Charles Hall  will  fill the  vacancy until  such  time   as a new secretary   is  appointed.  A   vote   of thanks   was  tendered Mr Cotton for the good  work done during his term of office. A letter  has been forwarded  to   the  local MLA,   Mr Batt  Maclntyre,   requesting    the    appointment of a commissioner for  Roberts Creek'. A general discus>  sion   took   place   regarding     the  proposed surfacing of  the upper  road,   and  a   possible  re-routing  of the Sechelt motor transportation busses from the Hall road to  the upper  road   when  surfacing  is  completed.   A   letter  is   being  forwarded  to Victoria to protest  this change.  The    next    monthly    meeting  will  be held at the home of Mr  S^tmi w^  Yes, I really enjoyed my  shopping trip���I bought all  |T the things I saved for!  That's the way I plan my bigger  purchases. They seem to come easier,  and more quickly, when I put something)  into the bank regularly. I like the  comforting feeling of watching my  account grow.  I hate keeping too much cash around  the house. It's so convenient to have  the bank take care of it. And my bank  book tells me where I stand.  I guess most women are. much like me���  housewives with modest savings who  find their neighborhood bank handy,  useful. . . always obliging.  SPONSORED    BY    YOUR    B  Johnny has io  Prove His LOL  GIBSONS ��� If your child  should belong to the Quiz Kids  ��� in your opinion ��� and you  feel he should go to school before he is six, you will have to  prove it beyond a shadow of  doubt.  Teachers in the future will be  armed with an IQ or reading  test, according to standards set  by the Vancouver Bureau of  Measurements, and your little  Johnny will have to reach that  standard before being allowed to  enter school here.  Faced with a request from a  teacher, assuring that a special  case should be made on behalf  of a particularly alert child, the  School Board decided it was  hardly qualified to judge who  should get into school before the  age limit.  Inspector J. N. Burnett solved  the problem when he pointed  out that Vancouver had set up  the Bureau in order to settle for  all time the question of little  Johnny getting into school before his time, despite the fact  he can divide, subtract, and multiply simultaneously in Greek  fractions.  The Board also approved release of Pender Harbour Teacher Mrs Susan Evans from her position.  Captain Francis Drage, sitting  as a representative, went to bat  on behalf of Mrs Boyd, Gambier.  Island and her request, for board  and lodging allowance to be paid  on behalf of her son attending  Cecil Rhodes School in Vancouver.  The Board at first demurred  about the board, stipulating it  was ready to pay tuition only.  Following the Gambier representative's plea, Trustee. A. E.  Ritchey moved approval of the  change over to board and lodging.   The Board concurred.  R. Cumming on Friday,   October  13  at 8 p.m.  Mr and Mrs H. J. Robinson,  two well known residents of  Roberts Creek will celebrate  their fiftieth weddin anniversary  on October 1st.  Open house will be held at the  home of their dauhter and son-  in-law, Mr and Mrs E. J. Shaw,  from 2 to 5, and their many  friends  will be welcomed.  Mr John Sheilds has returned,  to town after spending his vacation at the Creek.  Mr and Mrs J. A. Olsen and  daughter Karen left Monday by  plane for Port McNeill, where  they will reside in future.  Mr and Mrs Joe Klein have  moved from their former residence to the cottage at the back  of the M and W store. Business  will be carried on as usual.  Mr and Mrs W. C. Garbutt  spent the week-end at Greenacres, the guests of Miss Jerry  Jervis  and  Miss M. Mclntyre.  Mr and Mrs Mark Elsdon are  back in, the Creek from Powell  River.  Mrs W. Davidson of Beach  Avenue has returned to her  home after her holiday in Saskatchewan.  Dockar-Rabiff  Found Guilty  GIBSONS ��� William Dockar  and Daniel- Rabitt were respectively fined $50 and $30 and  costs when they appeared before  Magistrate Sydney McKay on a  charge of obstructing a police  officer.  The charge, laid by Constable  W. A. Peterson, and prosecuted  by  Staff Sergeant    A.     Hooker,  "blifli^f^thT'R'CMPraroy^follow^  ing an argument at a recent  dance. Another man had previously been found guilty of a  charge following the same oc-  currence.  It was at this first trial when  the magistrate warned that more  such rowdyism would bring  greater punishment in the future.  At June 1, 1950, Canada's population was estimated to be 13,-  845,000, an increase of 296,000 in  12 months.   ���  Ca   G��   I  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers  Ass'n of   B.C.  Order Your Winter's Supply low  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R. M. ENGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  , i ,nn i i:i: imiii.i;  ii:i,M'iii:itT!ii\  MONDAY ��� WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  DOORS CLOSE 4 p.m  Three freight trips weekly from Vancouver. Covered barge leaves foot of Roger  St. for Gibsons  Agent Reg Godfrey  Granthams   56  Notice to Contractors  p_______-___________-_----r  Tenders are invited for the installation of a Warm  Air Heating System in the Gibsons Landing Elementary Schoolx Gibsons, B.C. Plans and specifications for the above may be obtained by  applying to the under-signed.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Heating,"  will be received on orebefore 1 o'clock -p.m. on  Monday, October 2, 1950.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted.  |: MRS. ANNE BURNS,  -������$���' Secretary-Treasurer,  S    School District No. 46 (Sechelt) .  Gibsons, B.C.  m  HIGHEST GRADE  S��i�����T  Burns and  son Sawmill  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK TheyH Do It Every Time  ItffbK:  ���.,_, -__������, ___   By Jimmy Hatlo  THE COAST  NEWS,  Monday,  Sept.   18,   1950  7  UTDRiVi::^EOTN^^7S^;  REEPLY IS SO CAREFUL ABOUT n  MIS 4NCIEMT HE4F? ME DOES ��PUT DRIV.:: y^^nwnnYCREEPLY'  EVERYTHING BUT WRAP IT IM     ' THAT'S ^^^^I'^oSIip? SMOP!  WAX PAPER���  MOW M4NY TIMES  HAVE X TOLD YOU  MOT TO LET TWE  EAT PEANUTS lM  THE CAR?  Complete      Del icatessen���Meals���Snacks���Fountain  &&m  Family  service a specialty  Home  Cooking  COFR. 1050. KING FEATURES STWDICATE, Ine, WOBUJ RIGHTS RESERVED  Names List Like  Social Register  GAMBIER     HARBOR  Said  Francis Drage, JP, "it sounded  like a calling of the social and  army brass register when I attended a farewell party in Winnipeg following the Dominion  Convention.  Dominion President A. J.  Wickens, KC, was host at which  the following attended: General  Samson of the Canadian Legion,  Lieut Col Leslie Mutch, MP, parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Veterans Affairs; Hon  R. F. McWilliams, Lieut Governor of Manitoba; Brigadier  Topp, CBE, DSO, MC, chief pensions officers for the Dominion  of Canada; Col E. B. Miller, director of Civil Defence for the  state of Minnesota, well known  v author and lecturer and survivor  of the Batan death march; C. T.  Lowe,   provincial    secretary     of  MORE ABOUT - . .  DAVIS BAY  (Continued From Page 2)  Bay area, interested in the community effort, that the next  meeting will be held at the home  of Mrs Frank Blower, this is important.  We are very pleased to announce the arrival of Mr E. E.  Southern   of   Seattle,     who    for  many years was employed as a  motorman, on the Seattle street  car system. Mr Southern has  purchased the property which  was recently owned and ocu-  oied by the late Miss Scott, and  has been fortunate in securing  a  place which is on  the adjoin-  Manitoba; Mr and Mrs Les  Young of the Army, Navy and  Air Force Veterans; C. Nivens,  Dominion secretary of the Army,  Navy and Air Force Veterans,  and Captain Francis Drage, JP,  president of Gambier Island veterans' group.  WHEN IN NEED OF  MOBILIZED   WELDING  or  MARINE  WAYS  PHONE  Paddock's Engineering  Pender Harbour 9S  Machine Shop Service and  Hardware  ________________ 7 /  V  ft'At00% Wfole VCt&cat  If you are trying to reduce ; ? s  if you are on a diet ; ; ; you  have likely been advised to eat  whole wheat. You'll like these  thin, crisp wafers which are  100% whole wheat. Vita-Weat  adds flavour to' all spreads,  sweet or savoury. Get the  Vita-Weat habit. Eat Vita-Weat  for your daily bread.  8 oz. 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Mr and Mrs Ron Whittaker  with son Jack, have chosen thir��  time of the year to take a holiday, this is the first time the  Whittakers have been able to go  away together, owing to rather  strenuous duties, until recently,  at the Trading Post, which they  owned 'and operated. They have  chosen to motor into the interior  for their vacation, which is expected to last at least two weeks.  RALEIGH "Clubman"  completly equipped with 3 speed  Sear and Dynohub lighting  system.  A fine bicycle by a famous English  Company . . . will be yours if you  can write a winning essay of 250  words. Or your choice of many  other fine prizes. For full details  about the contest, free, literature to  help you get started anda complete  list of prizes.. .just print your name  and address in the form below and  mail immediately���no obligation.  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Mnn*fav.XS��nfr     18     1050  THE COAST NEWS,  Monday, Sept.  18, 1950  Graham Starts  Hunt for Water  GIBSONS ��� Wally Graham, as  water commissioner for the  village, was authorized by council to probe for more water  sources in the vicinity of present  village water supplies.  Mr Graham pointed ��� out to  council that water is not too  plentiful for the future if District Lot 685 should wish to tap  into fluid from present sources.  He will use a bulldozer to locate the- water, believed to be  running below a strata of boulders, laying some 1200 feet higher  and to the west of present  sources.  A fence completely surrounding the water source for the village, is being constructed. It is  aimed at keeping animals out of  the area from where pure tap  water  now flows.  Recent tests taken by Dr Hugh  Inglis, Medical Officer for this  area, show the water at the outlet to be safe.  Concrete steps from the main  road to the Post Office entrance  will be constructed immediately.  Commissioner Mrs E. Nestman  suggested that Wally Graham be  authorized to go ahead with the  work.  Said Commission Chairman  James Drummond, "There certainly should be something done  about them. And there also  should be something done about  the 1000 feet of Gower Point  road the Government, last year,  agreed to look  after."  Mrs Nestman moved that a  letter be sent the Department of  Public Works urging them to decide about the previous suggestion where the government  would maintain that part between the main Sechelt Highway and just past the water  pumphouse.  Commissioners decided to take  out $1000 worth of insurance on  the new, partly constructed firehall. A new policy will be drawn  upon completion of the building.  Final Work Bee  Slated for Hall  GAMBIER HARBOUR   ���   Final  touches to the Veterans' Hall  will be made Sunday -when a  work party from Gibsons buckles  down to the last  work  bee.  In requesting the vplunteers,  who will leave Gibsons wharf at  9:30 a.m. Sunday, Captain Drage,  president of the veterans' unit,  assured that " this will finish the  extension. It it were not for the  fine co-operative spirit of the  men from Gibsons, members and  non members, the new part  would have been a long time  building.  "Material is all there and all  it needs is one good, final do to  complete what will be one of. the  finest halls for the least money  outlay in the whole district."  He also announced a general  meeting of the unit would fall  on the Sunday following, which  will be October 1 at 2 p.m. in  the Veterans' Hall, Gambier  Harbour.  GET IN YOUR FUEL STOCKS  BEFORE WINTER STRIKES  Arrange Your Fuel Loan at  the   B  of  M  It's a lot more convenient and  economical to arrange your winter fuel supplies well in advance.  There's no chance then of a sudden change in the weather catching you off balance, and you can  stock up at the most advantageous terms.  Perhaps you'd like to be a-  mong those wise folk who arrange early for ample supplies  of fuel, but can't lay your hands  on the ready cash? Pay a visit  to Tom Larson, manager of -the  Bank of Montreal at Gibsons,  and discuss with him the details  of a B of M fuel loan. Suppose  you borrow $100. The interest  comes to only six per cent ��� 29  cents a month, when the loan is  repaid over six months.  If you're in a position to repay  a personal loan in easy instalments out of your income, you  can make sure today that your  family will enjoy a warm, snug  home during the coming winter.  Drop in and see Mr Larson,  while the matter's still fresh in  your mind. Advt. ���  MORE ABOUT . . .  Between You 'n Me  (Continued from Page 1)  Frank  Yates   is     going    around  with   his    fingers   crossed  these  days. If he gets it, there will be  a few worried individuals.  Bob Forrester, the amiable  Mountie from Sechelt way, is the  proud possessor of a set of Bancroft's Works. Bound in calfskin,  the 45-book set is worth many  treasury diplomas but Bob is not  sure of how much. If any reader  could give a guess it would be  interesting  to know.  The books    are     rated    very  highly  as an authority on whatever   subject   they     deal    with.  There  are  five  volumes   on In-'  dian lore alone.  The first contingent of workers for Clowhom Falls dam arrived recently. They are being  supplied with food by enterprising newcomer owners of the Selma Park Store.' Jim Parker is  servicing the site with his  launch and according to rumor  it is kept busy packing groceries, for the hungry men who  build the modern world against  the bulwarks of the wild.  MORE ABOUT ...  Wort May Start Soon  (Continued From Page 1)  These will  be of     a    certain  Width   and   gravelled   to     architect's specifications.  "This will allow the contractor to get into the school site,"  said Mr Ritchey. "It -will also  save us a considerable sum of  money as contractors, when estimating the cost of construction  this  winter, will take the road-  T    1 1 _ X  Cost oi Living  High in School  GIBSONS   ���   Inflation  has   hit  into some of the remotest corners of the peninsula, including  the board room of the Sechelt  School District.  Tuition fees for children attending school from outside the  District will be raised to $100  per annum according to a decision made by the School Board,  Monday.  This will bring them into proper line with that charged this  district by other areas when children from here have to attend  outside. Last year there was only one  child charged the $75.  Vancouver charges run as high  as $125 per year. "They have a  little more to offer," said Mrs  Jackson as she ruled the new  rates would start immediately.  T%  ��� ��� ���  "RntH" n-TWra'TiT  -jsiL-EallaH;-  Quality for quality,  we will  never knowingly be undersold, either here or in  Vancouver.  SECHELT ��� PHONE 30J  ways into consideration. If they  had to estimate on building  roads. through the mud that site  is going to be it would cost us a  great deal more."  Both Trustee Norman Hough  and School Board Chairman Mrs  L. S. Jackson were caustic in  their comments when discussing  condition of the elementary  school.  "That school was a disgrace,"  said Mr Hough. "The desks needed washing when the kids went  back to school. There surely is  no need for having the place in  such a mess. There was all summer to get  it at least  clean."  Said Mrs Jackson, "I was certainly far from satisfied with the  state of the school. Some of the  rooms   were a  disgrace."  Action may be taken later.   ���  Sechelt-Jervis Towisi  Your   Local   Complete  Marine  Towing   Service  AGENTS:  Pender Harbour: Bill Donley���Phone: Scehelt 11S2.  Gibsons: Reg. Godfrey���Phone: Granthams 56.  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305.  Vancouver: Phone PAcific 4553: Night:  Kerr 6352.  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