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Array Serving a Progressive, and. Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons.^ort Mellon, Woodfibre. Squamish. Irvines  Landing, Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pendfey Harbour. Wilson  Creek, Roberts^reek. Granthams  Landing. Egmont>Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc. ..   ���'  _PTTB__.TSH__�� BY THE COAST NEWS, LIMITED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C National Advertising" Office, Powell River, B.C.  Vol. 4 ��� No!  li ^����1^> Gibsons, B. C.  Mondayf Cfcrober 23, 1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by moil  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  HERE IS an easy way to understand all the ideologies of late  years. It was dreamed up by Edward E.  Hale and1 published  in-  the  New York Times.  "Socialism ��� You have two  cows and give one to your neighbor.  "Communism ��� You have two  cows; the government takes both  and gives you  the milk.  "Fascism ��� You ...have- two  , cows; the government 'takes-both  and sells you the milk.        ">������'���.  "Naziism ��� You have two  cows; the government takes 1>oth  and shoots you.  "New Dealism ��� You have  two cows; the government takes  'both, shoots one, milks the. other  and throws the milk-away.  "Capitalism ��� You have two  cows; you sell one and buy a  bull." -#'V:X  Here is a flint .to1. Norman  Hough  or  Milkman Secord.  Cows increase their milk production upX.to, 50 percent when  they are switched from hard to  soft drinking .water, according  to recent experiments.  Water for .Sechelt residents  should be more plentiful in the  future we understand. During  the last unfortunate closure of  the pipe entrance, Ed Enwright,  manager of Union Estates, happened to be visiting in the area.  Ernie Pearson, everybody knows  Ernie, he grabbed Mr Enwright  and detailed him on the end of  a shovel. Result was that plans  are now afoot for bettering the  entrance   to the    present  /pipe:  WILFRED Raymond Cain/ 46,  Halfmoon  Bay, met  his death  from a logging accident which occurred at Rotter's Logging Camp, Tuesday, according to inquest jury findings, made  following the tragedy.  Evidence given by eye witness      . '   Gordon Stewart drew a grim  picture, of a lashing lead line  which. _ struck the unfortunate  man just a few moments before  quitting time.  According to Mr Stewart a  part, of the tackle, only a few  rriinutes before thoroughly inspected, had broken and the released line snapped back without, giving "the victim any oppor-  __ ___'_   _l_-���__���__.   ii ���_. !__:___    i:���^C  EDITORIAL  Many to Attend  Liberal Rally  SELMA PARK ��� Delegates to  the Federal Liberals' Convention to be held Oct 28 in West  Vancouver will be Mrs Frank  tunity to "eilear the lashing line's French, W. Waddell, Captain and  pathX   "I   .' ���  ��� Mrs   Andrew  Johnston   (Captain  The   jury was.told by  Doctor    Johnston is president of Sechelt  Hugh Inglis, that 'death "was un-  Liberal Association), Mrs George  Colson,. W_ T. Mayne, Dr T. R.  McColl, Mr and Mrs Sid McKay..  Delegates   were  chosen  at   an  man oii the end of an Irish banjo  ^and: results happen.      "        X  While oh. the subject of Ed, It  lmay.be recalled that he was one  of the figures behind the scenes  when the School bylaw was. being fought, to the end that occurred. Ed started the investigation of actual increase in costs  which resulted, among other  hings, in having Captain Drage  ulling on the side of the bylaw.  e is not very well known up  n  this neck  of  the   woods but  ne thing we would like to point'  but is that he is not as bad as  his company's record would  iometimes indicate. He, after all,  pust works to keep his family together  just like; you and me.  Square  GIBSONS ��� A plea;Jth attend  the Saturday nighti square  dances of local youngpefs has  been made by Gibsonsffand District P-TA. 'x;  Aimed at all parents, xjt has  been suggested that the attendance of grownups would [ help  them see some of the actfyities  enjoyed by their sons ^ and  daughters. ,  ' "  Dances are held in the School  Hall,  every Saturday  night.  Bpnfir^^  Halloween Countryside  KEEN RIVALRY is expected between the youngsters when news  goes around that first prize for the most Shellout tickets*  sold between October 23 and October 30 will    be   a   brqnd,  spanking new, up to the minute bicycle.  Reg Godfrey,   chairman of the ��� .  Kin Shellout committee charged  with supplying all the eats, fun  and frolic, aided by teachers and  P-TA groups throughout the  Peninsula, has assured all children of something in the way of  surprises.  Parties will be held at Pender  ilarbour, Halmoon Bay (this is  .till not quite sure), Sechelt, Ro-  Derts Creek and Gibsons. Final  vord on locations will be made  it next meeting of the Kin Club,  Wednesday. ,, A full report on  yhat is pending will appear in  he next issue of The Coast  'Tews.  P-TA groups will be supplied  vithfood by the Kin Club. This  vill be served by the grpups to  iach bbnifire party, said Mr God-  rey.  Two or three Kinsmen will be  n attendance at eacjti bonfire  luring the evening. Th'ey will be  here to help promote and pick  ostume and prize winners in  he various group contests and  ndividual turnouts.  "A very good response has  ���een met all through the Penin-  ula," said Mr'Godfrey. "Every-  ne seems to be ready for the  an,     including   the   youngsters.  avoidable",   following   the   accident.  - Death  was due to hemorrhage  caused by the line striking him a^So^ meeta^Wedn^day  in  the back.  According  to-wit-     association   meeting,   weanesaay.  nesses the spreader bar proke Several resolutions will be  under strain of a "log virhich laid before the convention ac-  was  hung up." ���"'.' cording to Captain Johnston.  New Members for Kin  Club Ar| Initiated  GIBSONS���Welcomed^ officially into the Kinsmen Club, by  ���/'������ past president R^fg Godfrey, were Don Hauka, Tom Larson,  Fred Squndvers^ Nprnpdn Hough, Vic Franske, Neil Sutherland,  James Schutz^ifndN^. Sutherland.  Several of  the  members  have  beeh ''oii XictuaF iiiity"^^" the^  unit for   several months.  Occasion for the installation  was Ladies' Night at Hunter's  Guest House. Wednesday, when  guest speaker was Doctor R.  W. Frank, DDS.  The doctor, who has recently  arrived to take over dental work  for the schools, showed slides of  a trip he made with the supply  ship Nascopi into the Arctic  circle.  Many of the films dealt with  the Eskimo way of life, their  methods and modes. By means of  a running commentary, the .doctor drew a graphic picture of  the hardships endured by our  . northern  neighbors.  Kinsmen and their wives  learned why the Nascopi - 'made ���  .the annual trip1- into "the ice' floes  to supply every conceivable  want of the Hudson Bay Company, the RCMP ' and natives  alike.  "These people undergo unbelievable hardships," Dr Frank reported. He claimed the Government was spoiling the Eskimo  and cited cases where actual  harm has been done by dictatorial Ottawa methods. "They'  should leave the handling of the  Eskimos to the Hudson Bay  Company," he said. "Through  the years the company has learned how to handle them for their  own good (the  Eskimos).  "These people will smoke everything,'.' he said. "They love  tobacco in any form," he claimed.  The Eskimo is a very smart  man. He is somewhat of a mechanical genius. He can make  motors run that absolutely baf-  . fie the white man. They never  wash, yet they are   never dirty.  Many  of the pictures  showed  life  within  the  igloo  and   sum-  .  Vmer tents of  the natives.  Cooking methods  also were displayed.  tending school ��� outside those  , estimates for the construction,  amounted to nearly $9000 for the  digging of wells and installation  oi pumps.  > It has  been roughly estimated  /that Mr Cluse's method, thought  ' of for the. School Board by Trustee Norman Hough, will mean a  saving of   more than  $8000.  Sorcery May  Save School  GIBSONS ��� Aided by spiritual,  voodoo mystery and a little  foresight, it -may be possible for  the School Board to save more  than $8000 in one move.  - Following orders received  frd'm the" "* Board, Mrs Anne  Burns, school secretary, accompanied by Edward Cluse, Sechelt, "divined" the Roberts?  Creek school site in an effort to  find water at a level which  would  allow  siphoning. X .X  Mr Cluse, "I've divined 20  wells since I came here and  never had a dud," by means of  the forked stick, found much  evidence of strong supplies of  water. The water will be easy to  siphon into the school, according to the diviner. "There -\yill  certainly be more than you need  and only about 21 feet down."  Estimates     from Pumps     and  Power in Vancouver in relation j  to  the water installation for thej  No More Cvuessin  A FEW MONTHS ago we were told, and we believed that  schools oh the Peninsula would cost approximately  $500,000.The Peninsula and the Howe Sound Islands pulled  in their collective belts and said, "let's get on with it.'^They  figured it would cost so much in increased taxes, and submitted  to the boost.  "It never struck anyone that around $500,000,would never  be enough by probably many thousands of dollars.  Nelson Island and Egmont schools were estimated by the  firm that was finally given the contract. The firm was the only  one dealing with that type of construction, therefore the Board  and the architect had to ask first, then estimate, then call for  tenders which came from the same firm. Naturally, estimated  costs and the final figure were exact.  But such will certainly not be so with our remaining schools.  When discussing the broad difference between the estimates given, just a few short weeks ago, with Architect Mr  Harold Cullerne we asked why there should be such a spread  in the estimated price and the actual price presented by contractors. The latter prices, after all, are the prices upon wftich  we will have to build our schools.  Mr Cullerne pointed out that costs had increased since  first he had estimated. We agree.  What we do not agree with is that costs have risen ds  highly as would force the contractor to bid $50,000 on a school,  just a few short weeks ago estimated by Mr Cullerne and by  the Department of Education at approximately $37,000.  Something is radically wrong and we doubt if it is with  contractors who place their bids with an eye to other competitors who are also busy figuring out their lowest bid.  rWe believe the Department of Education has on its, staff  a member or rhem^^  probably an architect or engineer.  We would suggest this part of the Department is not very  well up with costs today. We would also suggest, after watching  many estimates and actual bids, that the department could do  with a good shakeup or at least hire someone who has been out  in the world during the last two years.  We would point out that thousands of taxpayers rely on  the Department to guide and judge buildirtg costs. We would  suggest the ratepayers will see feet of clay on many idols in  ���> Victoria. Probably the largest feet and the oldest clay can be  found in the engineer's department of the Department of  Education.  We cannot see where Mr Cullern and his firm look any  too bright on this deal either.  We believe Mr Cullerne works on a fee of six percent of  the cost of construction. There is nothing in this arrangement  that would even remotely cause the architect to worry too much  about estimates.  And on his original bid rests the belief of taxpayers. On  his estimate is the bylaw passed. It is quite conceivable, if the  architect put forward a total cost estimate of $600,000 in this  particular instance, the bylaw would have failed.  Albeit non passage would have been bad for the area, it  stands that that thought has nothing to do with the suggestion  that architects are getting away with some very sloppy, careless estimating. And the Department of Education is either too  lazy  or   incompetent to   know   that   these   wild   architectural  (Continued on Page 8)  Guide Fall Fair Has  Many Young Entrants  SECHELT���Following is a list of   winners   from   the    School  Children's  Fall   Fair sponsored    by   the    Second    Sechelt  Guide Company, held October 14.  Judging was conducted, said Mrs Derby, guide captain by  having all entrants marked by numbers in order to assure  entrants of annonomity.  Home gardening  ���  1, Jimmy      -������  Derby; 2, Eleanor Powell; 3, David Parrish.  Home sewing table ��� 1, Mar-  da Walker; 2, Dianne Pearson;  3, Caroline   Watts. z      x  Home cooking ��� 1, Frances  Gilberston; 2, Bobby Sicotte; 3,  Caroline Watts.  Handicrafts���1, Vincent John;  2, Lanore Brown; 3, R. Larsen.  Art ��� 1, R. Larsen; 2, John  Gordon; 3, Iris Williams. Shell  winners were Lanore Brown,  Dianne Pearson, Doreen Lock-  ner. Leather crafe went to Vin- a*vr flaws  cent John, Tommy Paul, Joe a^m3��ao  Mitchell, and carving to Doreen  Lockner.  Other prizes in the various en  tries went to Dianna McColl,  Jimmy Derby, David Parrish,  Eleanor Powell, Frances Gilbert-  son, Bobbie "Lumsden, and Ruth  Lumsden.  Judges were William Allen,  William Younston, Mrs L. Hanson, Mrs Weston, Mrs E. Redman, Mrs A. McRea, Mrs W. B.  Billingsley, and Mrs F. Postlewaithe.  0 9  VXHOXOIA /  By E. NESTMAN  i__s___H___i__u-3-_--i_-8n-_i__s______n_E��_________n  MR AND MRS George Hill, and  small daughter are back from  their trip to Golden. Seems  "Pocohontas" behaved very well,  and back on the job once again.  Mary Drew back from Oyama,  where she spent a very fine two  weeks' holiday. Ernie still up  there.  William Skellett Sr, our Road  Commissioner, home, and he reports he is home for good. Looking very well, and* making a remarkable recovery. Mr and Mrs  Bob Murray back from their vacation.  Well the "Kum-A-Gen" Cafe  has changed hands, the Clark  family will be leaving, us for a  home in New Westminster, as  soon as everything cleaned up  here. We welcome the new owner, and trust she will like our  Village, and be as successful  here as her predecessor.  . Mrs Marge Leslie away for a  holiday. Took a flying trip to  Pender Hospital yesterday, and  visited with Mrs Frank Wheeler,  very impatiently "Lady in Waiting", but looking very well with  it all. They tell me they had a  very fine turnout at the P-TA  meeting in Gibsons last week.  Mrs Chloe Day prepared papers  for discussion on "Child Psychology", for children from one  to six years of age. The response  and discussion on this subject  was overwhelming. The discussion will be continued at another meeting.  For  my  part   I   don't   believe  ther,f   is   a  book    written     that  would   suit  every family.   There  may be three or four children in  the   family,  their  characteristics  are  so   different,  how   can   you  apply  the  book to one  and  all.  It is rather  amusing to me, that  a great  majority of these "brilliant lights", without a chick, or  a child, profess to know so much  about   child   life.   They  set   out  with their   "BA's and MA's and  DD's",   etc,   and    feel   they   are  qualified to settle the affairs of  the  world.     Give   these   people  some children of their own, and  nine times out of ten, it's a very  different story. It's very easy for  them to advise little  Mrs Ucilus,  on the raising of her Johnny and  Mary,    when   she   spends   about  half  an hour there, but for  the  little  woman, who  has them  24  hours   of the  day,   and   all  day,  every  day,   it's   certainly a   different story. After about an hour  or  so  with   the   book,   that's   it,  she's had it, and  then her   own  psychology comes to the fore, in  the shape of some corporal punishment.     The   trouble   with    a  number of people is they expect  miracles   to   be  worked   in   the  school room, for that hour or so,  and fall down  on the job when  the  hopefuls  come   home.  It's a  24-hour-a-day job     with     them,  you can't  let  up  for  a  minute,  even   though   one   gets    mighty  tired  of don't  do   this,  don't  do  that,   do  this, do that, but after  about ten or 15 years of it, you  do get some  results. Is it worth  it.  I'll say it is,   I know.  Bob Burns, village clerk, is  away to California on a flying  trip, due back Sunday. Mrs Dot  Tesky will be leaving for Powell  River to join her husband who  is working there.  Attended "Ladies' night" at  the Kinsmen's the other evening,  as an invited guest, and had a  wonderful evening. Dr R. W.  Frank, the new school dentist,  was there, and gave a very interesting little lecture with some  colored slides, on his trip to the  northern parts of Canada, in the  ship' "Nascopie". Explaining the  habits and customs of the Eskimo, some of the hardships they  undergo in these northern posts.  Certainly a very interesting lecture, and time all too short to  hear it all. It would certainly  make a very interesting evening  lecture for anyone who wished  to hear it, and I'm sure a great  many would, if the good Doctor  ever has that much time on his  hands. This column seems to  jump from here to breakfast,  but ..as I don't seem to get them  written down, and pick 'em up  as I go along, hence this hodge l  podge. As the Boss man "Sez",  he never knows what he's going  to get when the copy ^atrivej;  but it does arrive, believe it or  nqk ,��&d if you don't get to read  ifjvl- a'tn not to blame.  "' I"fieafr'the first printing came  Census Year Comliag  SINCE  next  year will end in a "1", that means  the government will undertake ,its decadel  task of counting Canadian noses. This has been  going on every ten years since 1871 and the last  census-taking was in 1941.  The published results of the regular census  are important to every community in establishing  the population of its trading area. For most  centres, the results are clean-cut and informative.  Unfortunately, not so for this district.  In the last publication of the census, the listings by electoral .districts show separately only  municipalities and villages and the rest of the  Vancouver North is all lumped in together as  "Unorganized".  The electoral district of Vancouver North  covers a large area along the coast and up the  Fraser Valley so the total of the population living in unorganized areas of the district is a figure which means absolutely nothing to anybody.  .Since the last census, amalgamation of District Lots 685 and 686 will have been completed  with the Village of Gibsons. We would suggest  that there is little to stop a breakdown of Vancouver North to show at least  the enlarged vil-  V  lage and, or -the: Sechelt Peninsula.  We have[ a trading area between Hopkins  and Pender Harbour that means nothing unless  properly defined; ..-���  Now is: the tim^XgyPIdeal interested organizations to make, ^necessary representations to the  Minister of Trade and Commerce in Ottawa  through James Sinclair to have at least the Peninsula grouped and preferably the new Village  of Gibsons and then the Peninsula. It would.  hardly be expedient to attempt having Sechelt  defined from Halfmoon Bay and Roberts Creek  from Wilson Creek. But the overall picture  would be of far greater effect than what we now  have.  More than six thousand people are here in  a close area, bound as on an island and with no  knowledge of their own size, strength, or dimensions.  The matter of two groupings here is not one  which would entail any additional expense in  preparing the census results.  With the next release of figures we hope to  see the new Gibsons listed, also the remainder  of Sechelt Peninsula. It can be done if we get  behind the suggestion to  have it done. .  co^F&coSfiR-*  By Shirley Pinchin, B.H.E.  HALLOWEEN  HILARITIES  Halloween is almost here again  and the time has come to prepare "goodies" for children, both  old and young. .  The mystic rites performed on  Halloween are age old, many of  them originating among the  Druids centuries before the  Christian era. Many of these customs were brought to North America by the people of* the European countries, and have been  observed   right   down   to   today.  off the new presses yesterday,  and our Bill. is walking on air,  it was regrettable that Sam was  not here to be in on it, for he  worked so hard at getting it set  up. But he is doing fine and  they tell me he is sitting up and  eating, which is a good sign in  anyone's language. Let's hope  he's out of the trenches by  Christmas and back with us  again. Don't forget the Kinsmen's dance, a mesquerade in  the School Hall, Oct 27, coma  and have   a good time.  Well folks this is it. for today,  it's raining cats and dogs,' and  a real dreary day, but the sun's  still behind the clouds, so cheer  up. ahd keep looking up.  These rites and superstitions  make Halloween one of the most  ideal times to have a party.  It is one of the simplest, and  least expensive parties to have,  and provides fun for youngsters  and   grown-ups  alike.   ���  Decorations are traditional,  too, pumpkins, witches on  broomsticks, bats, black cats,  hobgoblins and the like.  Favors and party hats should  carry out the orange and black  color scheme. Shiny-cheeked apples and luscious grapes, or the  Jack-O-Lantern make effective  centerpieces. ^   y  GAMES TO  PLAY ' / rc  f  Spirit Messages  Write fortunes in lemon juice  on white cards. Keep the personalities of your guests in mind  when you make up the fortunes.  Guests hold the cards over lighted candles, and the "spirit messages"   appear.  Ducking for Apples  Ducking for apples is always  a popular Halloween sport. An  old custom is for a girl to pare  an apple, the paring in one piece,  swing it around her head three  times, and drop it over her left  shoulder; it should fall in the  initial, of her lover.  Magic Daris  Cover a regulation dart board  with cork paper. Fasten to it  with glue or- Scotch tape, any  symbols of good luck (horseshoe,  wishbone); b&fl. luck (black cat,  1.3)j also a heart, train, airplane,  b'OEitj;.;" dollar sign, and so onV.  ���Drayjfrjsi good sized circle around  eaclj^'symbol. ^ Each contestant  thrbv^s;three darts and. the fortune M the person is told by the  circles-in which the darts land.  HALLPWEEN  GOODIES  Whether you have a party at  your ho'use, or whether you just  want to j|e ready for little ghosts,  spooks ��nc* witches who visit  you during the evening, you  should, have a store of goodies  on hand.r   *  Hand-Oui\Cookies  These aire, perfect cookies for  the childreh, and the jack-o-lan-  tern face.'makes them fun* on  Hallowfee^   X "      ���    .  2% aijjslsifted flour  3 teaspoons  baking powder  Vz  teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon  ginger  1   teaspoon  cinnamon  V\   teaspoon  powdered cloves  % .cupjmplasses        V  y��ycyfflLBrown   sugar,    firmly  packed:.;l^%X  1 eg{y|w<eli beaten  Vfj/:. ;cijp| melted shortening  tiiirySnts or raisins  xfz /<kip icing sugar  2 teaspoons warm water  Coi&abine first six ingredients  and jkiit together. Combine next  four ingredients and add the sifted dry ones. Mix well and chill  for   1 hour. Roll  out on floured  October 28  Roberts Creek  Community Hall  MELODY MAKERS  ORCHESTRA  Door-Costume Prizes  SECHELT BADMINTON  CLUB  HALLOWE'EN  MASQUERADE  DANCE  9-r  _ y  GENERAL meeting   of Women's  Institute and election of officers. X  Regular meeting of the Women's Institute held at the home  of Mrs H. Winn, pres. Mrs H. J.  Metcalfe opened the meeting,  members repeating the "Ode".  Secretary Mrs W. Haley read  reports, and letters received  from Provincial Supervisor, Mrs  Stella Gummow. A vote of  thanks was given Mrs D. Cochrane for use of her home for WI  sewing bee. Annual report of  secretary disclosed membership  of 30. Eighteen meetings, 12 regular, four executive, two sewing.  Donations were made to WI"  Memorial fund, Cemetery Board,  "Save the Children", VON, and  Needy Family. Welfare committee, had a busy year, with visits,  cheer parcels, card to sick members, special cheer parcels, visits at Christmas to shut-ins, and  needy   families.  Thanks were given the two  presidents, Mrs D. Burritt and  Mrs H. J. Metcalfe, for inspiring  leadership, throughout the. year.  Thanks also to members for generous support in each undertaking. 'Special thanks to Mrs M.  Turner, and Mrs E. Pilling, for  work on Fair Committee. Annual fair sponsored by combined  efforts of Farmers Institute, and  Women's Institute. |Mrs B.  Knight, treasurer, -Mr^ J. Corlett,   Welfare Convenor.  Mrs D. Cochrane elected, president, Mrs J.. Atlee, vice-pres;  Mrs W. Haley, secretary; Mrs J.  Corlett, treasurer. Directors* Mrs  H. J. Metcalfe,. Mrs LE. Pilling,  and Mrs E. Ross.  President Cochrane took up  new business of bazaar, 15th  Nov, in School Hall.  Convenors Mrs A. Morris, Mrs  H J. Metcalfe, Mrs E. Ross, Mrs  F. Fisher, Mrs W. Hodgson, Mrs  M. Turner, Mrs D. Tyson, and  Mrs J. Atlee.  Sewing course Nov 27 to Dec  2, rates $2.00. Register with Mrs  M. Turner or Mrs E. Pilling.  Supply your own materials, patterns, etc. Convenors meeting re  bazaar Monday, 13th Nov, 2 p.m.  at Mrs E. Pilling's home. Next  meeting at Anglican Hall, 21st  November. \  board   to   about   Vs    inch   thicki  Cut with a round cutter or fan-r  cy Halloween cutters if you have  them.    Make    eyes,    nose,    and  mouth   with  cut  currants,   rais-j  ins.   Bake   at    375   degrees   fo  about  10 to 12 minutes. Cool o  wire rack.   Combine icing suga  and water and beat until smooth/  Outline facial features  to  make  faces. I  Spooky   Lollypops j  These are easy to make and  such fun. They will start youij  Halloween party off with a bang]  and make you the most pop-*  lilar mother in the block. j  2 cups granulated sugar |  % cup dark corn syrup  %. cup water ]  Vs   teaspoon salt  6 tablespoons butter or mar-!  garine. \  8 sticks i  ��� Assorted  candies ;  Combine sugar, corn syrup,  water and salt in a large sauce-i  pan. With a thermometer iri  place, set over low. heat and stiij  slowly until mixture begins tcj  boil. Cook without stirring to  250 degrees or use 'cold water  test (a small amount of syrup  dropped in a cup of cold water  makes a very firm ball). Add  butter and cook to 300 degrees  (brittle in cold water), stirring  occasional^. Remove from heat  and without stirr-ing auickly  spoon syrup onto greased baking sheets, 2 tablespoons for each  lollypop to make a good size.  Insert sticks. Work fast. Make  faces, with gum drops, life savers, etc., and transfer to waxed paper to cool.-  &iW^^#OT^$8ra&^  ttJtetttmat Jfehw'gib.  Member   Canadian   Weekly   Newspapers Association  (B.C.  Division)  Authorized   as   Second , Class   Mail,  Post "Office   Department,   Ottawa  ,    W. A. SUTHERLAND'  Editor' and   Managing   Director  Published every   Monday  by  .   The Coast News  Limited  Rates or Subscription:  12 mos. $2; 6 mos. $1; 3 mos. 50c  United  States  and   Foreign,  .     $2.50  per year.  Editorial    Department,   Gibsons   45  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons    45  _ DOMINION BRAND RUBBERS  Boots for every member of the family.  A Complete Line of Winter Underwear  sella's ��  SECHELT  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  Use News Ad-Briefs To Sell!  Order Your Winter's S��  All Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R. SVL INGLflS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  By M. M.  REGULAR monthly meeting of  the Canadian Legion, Branch  219,fwas held on October 13 at  the' home of Mr R. Cumming.  A reply has been received from  the/Department of Public Works  regarding the condition of the  ro^ds, and an investigation promised. In this connection two  delegates from this branch, J.  H. Kennedy and Charles Hall  will represent the Legion at a  meeting of the various organizations which will be held in  the near future regarding roads  and other matters which will  come to the attention of the  meeting.  A gavel was recently prev  sented to the branch by Mr C.  Hall, the secretary, and was  made by his son, Craftsman R.  J. Hall of the R.C.M.E. A vote  of thanks was tendered Mr Hall  for the gift.  Twenty blue berets have been  purchased for members of the  branch and it is hoped all members will avail themselves of the  opportunity to purchase one.  Preparations are under way for  the dance to be held at the Roberts Creek community hall on  Saturday Nov.* 11th. The annual  Remembrance Day service will  be held at St. Aidans Church on  Sunday,- November 12th, at 11  a.m. Padre Harbord will conduct  the service. Members will meet  at the home of Mr R. Cotton at  10:30 and march to the church.  Medals and berets will be worn.  Next regular meeting will be  held at the home of J. H. Kennedy (lower road) on Friday,  November 10th at 8 p.m. Members of the finance committee  will meet one half hour prior  to  the regular meeting.  Mr and Mrs Colin McLean of  Beach Avenue are spending a  few  days in West  Vancouver.  Mr Mark Elsdon is in hospital  in Vancouver. All his friends  here at the Creek wish him a  speedy   recovery.  Mr H. Clarke, who has been  in the hospital following a recent   operation is home again.  Mr and Mrs F. Skinner are  vacationing in Vancouver they  will bring back to Roberts Creek  with them Mrs Skinner's brother, Hamilton Henderson of Winnipeg.  Mrs Wilson and Mrs Johnson  of Beach Avenue are leaving  this week for Florida where they  intend to spend the winter. They  expect to visit relations in > Swift  Current' and   Winnipeg   enroute.  Another resident of the Creek  in Shaughnessy hos'pital is Pete  Edmunds.  A farewell party was held at  the Kewpie Kamp on Thursday  October 12 for Mr and Mrs Murray McKenzie and family who  are leaving for Vanderhoof this  week. The party - was given by  the locals P-TA and the OES  jointly. Entertainment was in the  hands of Mr and Mrs R. Cumming. Mrs Flumerfelt, Mrs Wallis, and Mrs Bourne were in  charge of refreshments. A presentation was made  by  Mrs   A.  FUN     FRIVOLITY  AT THE  FANFARE  Halloween Dance  FOR A BIG NIGHT  FAVOURS ��� DANCING ��� PRIZES  REFRESHMENTS  MASQUERADE MADNESS  :,;i   KIN CLUB SPONSORED  ^    REAL MUSIC x 9���?  \ . ���  OCTOBER 27  Gibsons School Hall  {     Proceeds is Aid of Kin Charity  Anderson on behalf of the OES  and a similar presentation was  made by Mrs Haslam from the  P-TA.  We regret to announce the  sudden death of Mr Bill Cane at  Halfmoon Bay, the result of an  accident. The sympathy of Roberts Creek residents is extended  to his wife  and family.  Thanksgiving is over once  again. Apart from special services in the churches on Sunday, and a minor cloudburst on  Monday, nothing of any particular importance seems to have  occurred.  Visitors to the Creek for the  holiday included Mrs M. Eldred  of Vancouver, sister-in-law to  Jack Eldred senior and Mr F. W.  Merrick, Mr and Mrs Charles  Merrick and family staying at  the "Castle". Mr F. W. Merrick  recently took a trip to Alaska  and his many friends will be  glad to know that he is much  improved in  health.  Mr and Mrs C. White of Victoria, B.C. were also recent visitors here, guests of their daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs  Gordon Reeves.  Mr R. Reeves senior is over  on the Island visiting his son  and daughter-in-law, Mr and  Mrs Dick Reeves  of  Youbou.  Mrs Wardlow is back home  from a recent holiday in Los  Angeles.  Mr Al Barnes is holidaying on  Vancouver   Island.  Mr A. Funnell has returned  from a visit to Vancouver .  Mrs C. A. Shaw is visiting in  Los   Angeles.  Miss Eleanor and Miss Doreen  Shaw  spent   the   holiday  week-  (Continued  on Page  7)  >���'/  ��� AWAY, RIO!  We're bound for the Rio Grande,  And azvay, Rio ! aye, Rio !  Singfare-yc-well, my bonny young gel,  For zve're bound for the Rio Grande /  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  BOSTON BLACKIE  Enemy to those who make him an enemy  ���and friend to those -who have no friend.  The adventures of BOSTON BLACKIE  make thrilling listening every Tuesday  night at 9:30 on . . .  ���� THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  I would like to take this opportunity of thanking all  my loyal friends and customers for their much appreciated patronage.  Having sold the Kumagen Cafe to Miss Erla Hausch,  I take this opportunity of asking you all to continue  your daily calls. The service will remain as always.  Sincerely,  MRS. MARIE CLARK  SECHELT BAKERY  A complete line of fine pastry  BREAD CAKE COOKIES  'Support Home Industry" as we help support it'  Wholesale Delivery  PHONE 49  Secheit-Jervis Towing Company  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.  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No.  1"���especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea.  Log Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf  and  Float Construction  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  Phone  Sechelt' 58W   for   Information  Cut This Out for Ready Reference  MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST  ENTERTAINMENT  The Famous Radio Program  "MY FRIEND IRMA"  Now on the screen  Marie  Wilson���John   Lund  Sechelt Monday and Tues, Oct. 23-24���8 p.m.  Madeira Park, Wednesday, Oct. 25���7:30 p.m.  In Flashing Technicolor  "THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE"  *\n outdoor adventure in the dazzling, breathtaking  beauty of the oudoors. Starring  Fred   McMurray���Henry   Fonda  Sechelt, Wed., Oct. 25���8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 27-7-9 p.m.  Halfmoon Bay, Thurs., Oct 26���7:30 p.m.  Madeira  Park,  Sat., Oct.  28���8p.m.  Big  Double Feature  Thurs., Oct. 26���8 p.m.  Sat., Oct. 28���7-9 p.m.  James Mason���Joan Bennett in  "THE RECKLESS MOMENT"  Plus Joan Davis  "THE TRAVELLING  SALESWOMAN"  NOTICE  By popular demand the Sechelt Theatre is now open  6 NIGHTS PER WEEK  Monday through  Thursday, Show  Starts  at  8 p.m.  Friday  and Saturday���Shows at 7 and  9  Latest News Monday and Thursday  SPECIAL       SPECIAL  Big Hallowe'en Show  Monday and Tuesday, Ocf. 30 and 31���8 p.m.  "HENRY ALDRICH HAUNTS A HOUSE"  Plus The Bowery Boys in  SECHELT  By "ARIES"  ___U_________-_-fl_-_-B^BBiBflHnEI  A VERY enjoyable and   informative meeting  held in t_ie( Legion Hall when the Sechelt'^Improvement   Association   metj; for  their   quarterly  meeting.   Chairman Harry Woods conducted the..  meeting  and the   guest  speaker/  was   Mr   H.  H.  Howay,   Provin-';  cial assessor of Taxes, who fully.  explained   the system by which  his    department    arrives   at its  basis   of   taxation.  He  spoke   of  the   wonderful  strides   that   Sechelt  has  made with  the  many  buildings    going  up    every   day  and   especially   with    regard  to  the New Village Centre with the  cafe, hardware store, bakery and  drug store. He deplored the fact  however that we are very much  behind   other   small    communities in our lighting. The volunteer  fire   department came   in  for  a  word of praise. A committee will  be  formed to  contact the water  board   in  Victoria   for   information from their   chairman as  to  how  to   incorporate.   The   name  of the association will be changed   to Sechelt Ratepayers' Asso- ;  ciation   and   the  executive   was /  .  empowered to draw up the by- v  laws and apply  for the charter.  Subject   of  Port   Mellon     plant  closing    as    how   it   affects   our  taxes was fully explained and it  was  hoped that   thi�� plant will  soon again be operating so as to  help with   the   burden  of taxes  and to bring prosperity into this  area.   The  new  association   will v  meet   again  shortly when   there  will  be  the  annual   election   of  officers. We  thought it was  rather a pity that so few attended  as we were infornied that eighty  five   cards   were   mailed.   There  were notices in The Coast News  too.   It  was  a  wonderful night,  so    there    is   no   excuse.   When  speakers such as Mr Howay will  come to our meetings it ds scant  courtesy  that  the   hall is  practically empty.  At the home of Mrs Frank  Postlewaithe a very pretty shower was held in honor of Gwen  Berry soon to be married here.  Mrs W. Uttley and Mrs Postlewaithe were hostesses assisted  by Mrs George Taylor and Mrs  Fred Gibbons. A very beautiful  cake, donated and iced by Mrs  Alec Grey, was the centre motif. Amongst those present were  Mrs M. Lawson, Mrs L. McFarlane, Mrs A. McCrea, Mrs F. Gibbons, Mrs G. Gibson, Mrs Geo.  Taylor, Mrs A. Wilson, Mrs W.  Elliott, Mrs E. E. . Redman, Mrs  M. MacFarland, Mrs Phillips,  Mrs F. Postlewaithe, Mrs W. Uttley, Mrs W. K. Berry, Mrs Alec  Gibson, Mrs F. Grainger, Mrs H.  Woods, Mrs A. Mills, Mrs W. B.  Billingsley, Mrs S. McDonald,  Mrs A. Grey, Mrs J. Evans, Mrs  G. Hansen, Mrs J. McCrea, Mrs  W. Allen, Mrs D. Jameson, Mrs  M. Froom, little Katherine Berry and little Nina Callwell and  the guest of honor, Gwen, who  received many beautiful and  useful gifts seated under an arch  of traditional pink and white  with a cluster of seven bells.  She was presented with a corsage   of    white  roses   and   pink  daisies   the   same   colors     being  .carried out for table decorations  with fronds of trailing  ivy.   Altogether   a   very   beautiful   setting. ���'.'-' t- ���  Spending a very happy vacation with her sister and brother-  in-law' Mr and Mrs Bob Cooke  is Miss Billie Faber with friend  Miss Terry Lamott, both here  from Regina.  Was   glad  to  meet    our     old  friends Mr and Mrs Frank  Blower and to learn 'that they  will not be leaving the district  as was reported in this paper.  Didn't think' this was right somehow as they are among our early  pioneers and don't think they  would like to pull up roots as  late as this, but rumors do get  around somehow, most likely,  started when the news leaked  out that the Blower property  was up for sale. That doesn't  (Continued on Page 6)  i Will .Hi BARGE  ir, usi'iiin i rm.  MONDAY ��� WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  DOORS CLOSE 4 p.m  Three freight trips weekly from Vancou-  ver. Covered barge leaves foot of Roger  St. for Gibsons  Agent Reg Godfrey  Granthams   56  Live   Comfortably  This Winter  -x  Re-Roof With Duroid Shingles  X  " *  *. .-���:���(������ ���  ���.'.(':  X  XX  /;  INSULATE WITH  ZONOLITE  or  WESTROCK WOOL  Seal Up the Bottom of Your House  Cement Board or Roll Siding  Phone 53 for an Estimate  Gibsons  Building Supplies  *si8s  em  CONTINUE  WHEN  YOU   BUY  AT  GIBSONS  ELECTRIC  A  complete  range   of   !|atteries,   Light .Bulbs,   Lighting   Fixtures  ,XX:.'sight and money  WE INSTALL -i REPAIR ��� SELL ��� SERVICE  r      EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL  J      HOUSE WIRING BY EXPERTS  FAIRBANKS MORSE HEATERS, THREE SIZES  '  . On Our Floor Now  These heaters are backed by us and our service  ���":        y X* '       '���  GIBSONS    ELECTRIC  Where Neither Price or Service Will  Shock You  .     .      ' PHONE 45  4  X!  p..  %  V,  i  1  to  save  x ;-x ....,  I  M  .1  1  1  1  1  n  i  ���X THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  o  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRY GOODS  TOBACCO  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  CIGARETTES  FISH  FRESH FRUITS  ���   CROCKERY  FRESH CANDY  MEATS  COMPLETE   STOCK   FIREWORKS  CANDY        FALSE FACES  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  ���___��*���  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING and  HEATING  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  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  ELECTRICAL WORK  REAL ESTATE  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,  Fixtures, Radios  Washing Machines  Everything  Electrical.  G.E. Dealer  GIBSONS ELECTRIC   .  Phone 45  <$fep.jw-i .  Specialist in Coast ^Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Office  Sechelt    X.,  Phone 37x   '  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.  JOHN     COLEftjDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons  and District's  Only  Full  Time  Real -^Estate  Agent '"  Phone Gibsons 37      '  TYPEWRITERS  I"  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 ahd  Service     V  Agent for Remington.  For Fast, Accurate Service  see  COLIN WINGRA\%  Gibsons. B.C. :  By M. S.  IT SEEMS it's a family affair at  the   Tom   Walkers.     Up   from  toWni   is   Mrs   Walker's   mother,  Mts A. King, sister Audrey and  betby   Pat,   also   Clarence   Dixon  for the week-end. H. Kidd from  "jBayview"     is    on   his   way  to  Stewart,   B.C.,   for   the   winter.  /Sorry   to  hear  Mrs   Morley   not  >Xfeeling so well and hope she will  .soon be up and around again.  Away for a short visit to Van-  . couver   and   Mission   were   Mrs  Moorehouse,   Carol and Michael.  The Selma ladies had another  nice afternoon on Friday. This  is a chance for everyone to get  together and have a little chat,  swap yarns, do sewing and share  in the tea. Last week it was  supplied by Mrs Sid McKay and  Mrs George Colson and they are  very good cooks, at least as far  as tea making is concerned.  We would like to remind some  of ourselves of the thrill we had  when junior first came home  with the little red reader and  read a few words to us. The  same is happening right now all  over the country but we feel  sure none faster than our own  under the tutelage of Mrs B.  Lang. She also teaches a very  nice prayer to her charges. We  believe they are under good  care with Mrs Lang.  First prize in our raffle is a  travelling twin set. That means  a lovely pair of bags (they have  no legs). Tickets are on sale at  Selma Park Store. .  We hope the Sunday United  Church'services are continued  by Mr Bevan.  Newcomers to Selma are Mrs  and Mr Chuck Blanchard and  son Dell. We hope they will like  it here.  A happy little group gathered  at the home of Ann and Heather Lang to celebrate their  joint birthday party recently.  Ann was seven and Heather  three. They each had a cake, of  course. Complete with all the  trimming, they were decorated  and held the usual number of  candles.  Games were played and prizes  won by Barbara Gibson, Dianna  McColl and Linda Walker. There  was fun and goodies for all present. Joan and Linda Walker,  Marion Willows, Suzan and Roy  Wigard, Barbara and Susan Gibson, Jean and Judy Lawrence,  Dianna McColl and Caroline  Watts, were among those present.  We were pleased to see Mr  Ruffle of Vancouver visiting  with us again. He stays at his  Beach  cottage.  TAXI  GIFT STORE  PENINSULA CABS  24-Hour Service  2 Phones ��� 2 Cabs  WILSON CREEK and  SELMA PARK  Phone   Sechelt  66  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 j  Phone- Halfmoon Bay 7-U.  MACHINISTS  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precisi6n Machinists  Phone 54' Res. 78  TAXI  SIR?  call  Bill  Hunter  Sechelt  48  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  TRAN$FER-TRUCKiRS  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware  Phone Gibson���33  HANSEN TRANSFER.  GENERAL CARTAGE'  GOOD BUSHWOOD  Phone Sechelt  23  Sechelt, B.C.  PLUMBING  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies, Fixtures  Service  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  EARLY  MENTAL  HEALTH  Your chilcPs training at home  is a potent factor in his development of a healthy mental attitude in later life. Every child  needs to be loved and wanted  and when he feels that this love  is not forthcoming his mental  development may be impaired or  distorted. Mental health begins,  at  home. *  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?  Hassans9  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  The  Old-Established  General     Store  SUPPLYING  FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN  AND  CAMPS  Latest   in   Novelties   and  Toys.  Fish Buyers  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  , Always.  Steer for  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  For All The News ... Read The "News"  Mht ���oast Jfetus  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  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.  MORE   FOR YOUR  FURS!!  RAW FUR prices are ' much  higher this season. British Columbia Trappers and Farmers  afforded grand opportunity to  substantially augment Winter  earnings. Take full advantage���  check your equipment; order  quickly anything you require.  Full stock of TRAPS, RIFLES,  etc., available for prompt delivery, at lowest Prices. Complete.,  Price List FREE on request. Do  not sacrifice your Furs locally  for less than their full value. Try  "SHUBERT" with the first pelts  you have to sell. You'll be pleasantly surprised with your returns. Write or Ship today ���  hurry! Dept. 196 A. B. SHUBERT CO., Winnipeg. Fur Receiving Office,  VANCOUVER.   2  FOR SALE:  ENGLISH concertina by Wheat-  stone of London, 56 keys, leather case, perfect condition,   $50  cash.  GENT'S  bicycle,  3-speed  C.C.M.  sports   model,    new   condition,  $50.   Denis Lawson,  Wakefield.  2896-2  FOR SALE"  COLT REVOLVER (registered)  .32 calibre. Leather holster,  perfect condition, $35 cash.  For any of the above, apply F.  Thomas, Beach Ave., R.R.1, Gibsons, B.C.  1 FUEL oil burning heater, one  wood burning heater, Quebec  style. Apply Secretary " Elphinstone Branch VON. Telephone  Sechelt  62W. 2896-1  PIANO   accordion   (soprano)   120  bass.    Two    switches,    perfect  condition.   Case   and   instruction  book, $200.  700-GALLON water  tank on 20-  ft. tower.  Good condition.   Apply  Fred  Utting,   Wilson  Creek.  2898-1  ONE BROOD sow, last litter in  June of 13 young. Weight  about 300 lbs. Price reasonable.  Apply J. Phillips, Kleindale,  Halfmoon   Bay. 2878-11  LEGAL:  LAND ACT  SOUND   work   horse,    age    ten  years,   1600  lbs.  What   offers?  A. Wilson, RR1 Gibsons, B.C.  2886-11  FOR RENT:  NEW 3-ROOMED modern house,  conveniently located.   Apply W.  A. Youngson, Sechelt, B.C.  2893-tfn  TOWING and freighting. W. Ny-  gren, phone Gibsons 86W.  2890-tfn  NOTICE of Intention to apply to  lease Land in Land Recording  District of Vancouver and situate at Egmont, B.C., in Sechelt  Inlet, near the Skookumchuck  Narrows.  Take notice that the Egmont  Consumer Co-operative Association of Egmont, occupation Consumer Co-operative, intends to  apply for a lease of the following  described  lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.W.  corner  of   Lot   5940  thence   S.    85��   59'  E.   550.8   ft;  thence N. 80�� 00' 400 ft.; thence  N.  26��   30'   E.  270  ft.; thence S.  88�� 30' W. 360 ft. to H.W.M. (60'  from   the   Gov't,   wharf)   thence  southerly and westerly along the  H.W.M.     to   the   point   of  commencement,   and   containing 2.74  acres, more or less, for the purpose of a fish buying camp and  boat anchorage  (grazing,   oyster-  culture, etc., as the case may be).  Egmont Consumer    Co-operative  Association.  PERCY  ROBERT   CROWE-  SWORDS, agent.  DATED October 3rd, 1950. 6  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  SPELL SOUND SECURITY  Bay Them on B of M Easy Payment Plan���Down Payment Only  Five Per Cent���$2.50 for $50 Bond���$5 for $100 Bond���  Balance Paid in Easy Monthly Instalments Over Year  WHEN YOU buy a Canada Savings Bond, you both acquire a  source of future strength for yourself and your family, and  you invest your money in a way helpful to your country. Canada  Savings Bonds pay 2% Per cent interest every year, and they  are always worth their full face value.  There is no simpler investment, and a temporary shortage  of cash need not stop you buying a bond. Just decide how much  you can afford over the coming twelve months, up to a maximum of $1,000. Then pay a call on Tom Larson, manager of  the Bank of Montreal at Gibsons and Sechelt. He will be  pleased to arrange the purchase of your ..bond on the bank's  monthly instalment plan.  Here is how it works: you make-a deposit of five per cent  as a down payment. That's $2.50 for a $50 bond'���$5 for a  $100 bond. You pay the balance in easy monthly instalments  over a year. It's a prize plan for steady saving.  The.B of M also has full facilities for keeping your bonds  safe, clipping the coupons and crediting your account with the  interest. And, should you ever find yourself in need of cash for  an emergency or sudden opportunity, remember there is no  need to sell your bonds. With them, you can readily obtain a  low-cost B of M personal loan.  Now is the time to buy your Canada Savings Bond.  Guaranteed by the good name of this country, there is no  sounder investment. advt.  C. G. BALLENTINE - PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers  Ass'n of   B.C.  ELPHINSTONE BRANCH  VICTORIAN ORDER OF NURSES  Auction Sale  Friday Evening 8p.m., Oct. 27, 1950  Sechelt Legion Hall  Furniture, Beds, Mattresses, Cooking Utensils, China,  Ornaments, Badminton Racquets, Books, Canvas Cots  etc.  Goods on Display 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Coffee and Doughnuts on Sale in Evening  UNDERWOOD  PORTABLE TYPEWRITER  Junior and Senior High School  Students in British Columbia,  here's your chance to own a  portable typewriter. Just write  a 250 word essay! Your  choice of other fine prizes if  you don't need a typewriter.  For full details about the  contest, free literature to help  you set started and a com-/  plete list of prizes . . . justf  print your name and address in  the form below and mail  immediately���no    obligation.  This essay contest is sponsored by the Pulp and Paper  Industry of British Columbia to remind the Younger  Generation of the increasing importance of the Industry  and the major rol&it plays in the daily lives of all who live  in this great province.  1-50  puwsfWB.aBSF"  CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'N (WESTERN BRANCH)  1 . ' 805 Dominion Bldg.,       ���       VancouTer, B.C.  LSend Content Information end literature tot  Name  _  Address  I  MORE ABOUT . . .  SECHELT  (Continued from Page 4)  mean a thing, they still have  their property at Selma Psxk.  Glad we have this straight npw.  Went to a new kind of shower  recently (bride and groom shower) and it was a humdinger. In  honor of Gwen Berry and Axt  Asseltine and held in the Legion  Hall. Guests were too numerous  to mention and gifts were very  wonderful, the centre motif was*  a cake decorated with tiny parasols. Captain Andy Johnson  was master of ceremonies and  the evening was spent in dancing, square dancing being very  popular, called by Bob Kean  who is outstanding at this sort  of thing.  Gifts were very wonderful  and the young couple were very  much surprised when they walked in the hall to be met with a  grand march. Organized by a  few Sechelt ladies, this, the first  of its kind, was voted an outstanding success and the men  will stay home, after this.  Just met a very charming lady  visiting here from San Francisco and staying with her friends  Miss Ella and Miss Bessie Jamison. She came by plane from  'Frisco to Vancouver and enjoyed the trip by boat up here. She  thinks we have wonderful scenery. She is Miss Elizabeth Gault  and we hope she comes here  again  to visit us.  A committee meeting of the  DePencier Circle met recently to  discuss various projects on the  agenda. Amongst which was the  proposed Christmas party for  the Sunday school children.  Meeting was held in the Anglican Parish Hall and attended  by Mrs J. Redman, Mrs A. Williams, Mrs D. McColl, Mrs G.  Potts and Mrs I. Laycock.  A social group was formed recently and held at the home of  Mrs Postlewaithe. Those ladies  living on Marine Drive and vicinity were welcome. Attending  the first meeting were Mrs  Frank Postlewaithe, Mrs M. Arnold, Mrs A. Grey, Mrs W. UK  tley, Mrs E. E. Redman, Mrs J.  Evans, Mrs M. Froom, Mrs A.  Mills, Mrs W. B. Billingsley and  Mrs McCrea.  Can't say i-the girls   aren't ambitious  around here.   Hear some  of them are attending clay modelling classes at Roberts Creek.  We might hie us forth one of  these nights. Attending recently  was Mrs F. Postlewaithe, Mrs A.  Grey and Mrs C. Lawrence. Yes,  that's right, you can't do much  without us knowing all about it.  That's what keeps the printing  presses, running  you know.  Sechelt Building Supplies  for  ��� Lumber  ��� Wallboards  ��� Mouldings  ��� Sash and Door  ��� Roofing  ���   Insulation  ��� Cement, etc.  ���   Floor Coverings  Select your material from the most  complete stock in the district  ��� Hardware  ��� Tools  ��� Ranges  ��� Washing   Machines  ��� Paints  ��� Pumps  ��� Plumbing  '., ���   Electrical  ��� SUPPLIES AND SERVICE  PHONE 60 for Delivery  Winterize Your Car  Prepare Now By Driving In  That Is All You Need To Do  Our experts and budget terms can  answer all your winter worries  A New Shipment Just Arrived  Thames Trucks  Prefect Cars  TRY ONE NOW  Economical _    Reasonable _    Powerful  '     Big Vehicle Performance  Small Car Cost  We Accept Trade-Ins at Any of Our  ANTI-  FREEtf  Wilson Creek  _2  Sechelt  No. 3  Gibsons  IfSBBUI ^��#��M��  __ ROYAL NAVY  DEMERARA    RU  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  MORE ABOUT . . .  Roberts Creek  Continued from Page 3  end  with  their parents Mr and  Mrs E. J.   Shaw.  Miss Clare Dixon has moved  into the cottage lately owned by  Mr   Stuart Mblntyre.  Miss   Jerry   Jervis   would   be  glad if   the. kind hearted people,...  in Roberts   Creek,   would  please?  stop    feeding    Tabby.    Or     else X  come up  'and clean  up after he~\  is sick from over eating. The dog"-  is quite well   fed at home,  and  gets   a   properly   balanced   diet..  So,   please,   if  you    find  Tabby  sitting on your doorstep looking  hungry and miserable, just hard-  ggs-5tratton  Evinrude  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  ���  Forty Five Pairs of Children's Oxfords  Black and Brown. Sizes 5 to IO1/...  20% Off  Girls' Loafers  99c to $1.95  Reducing Stock Sale  ANDERSON'S SHOES  X-Ray Fitting  Arthur Laing io  Address Meet  SECHELT ��� Arthur Laing, Liberal MP for Vancouver South,  will be guest speaker at.the last  public meeting of the year to  be rheld by the Sechelt and District Liberal Association on November 16 in the Legion Hall at  3 p.m.  According to   Captain Andrew  Johnston,      Liberal      association  ���chief, entertainment   and refreshments will   be provided.  Arrangements re transport is  also being made in order that  all on the Peninsula who wish to  do so may hear the up and com-  en your hearts and turn away.  That forlorn look does not mean  a thing. Its just the way his  face is made.  Two of our younger citizens  celebrated their first birthdays  recently.  Kerry Eldred, son of Mr and  Mrs Jack Eldred junior, held a  birthday party at the home of  his' grandparents.  Brenda Soukovyoff celebrated  her first anniversary at the home  of her grandparents, Mr and Mrs  Pete Edmunds. Among the  guests were Mrs R. Hughes, Mrs  Naylor with Edna and Jimmy.  Mrs Crooks and Sharon, Mrs Finnerty and Barnie and Beverley,  Mrs F. Yates with Peter and Linda, Mrs Cain and Candy and Mrs  F. Skinner.  The sympathy of all Roberts  Creek residents will go out to  Mrs Cooper on the sudden  death of her son Marvin. In a  small community like this,  neighbours troubles are almost  like our own, and the people of  Roberts Creek were greatly  shocked by the tragedy.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  Division of Educational  .'...���/������       <  :��� '"7  Reference and School Service  1. This Division of the Department of Education is responsible for the  official publication of the Department. This is a professional magazine  for teachers and is called "British Columpia Schools". It is published  in two editions, one designed for elementary school teachers and the  other for secondary school teachers. Each edition is published four  times during the school year and is sent free of charge to all school  teachers and principals throughout the Province. It is designed to aid  them in their work, to help them keep abreast of the latest developments  in the field of education/to list new teaching aids, and to inform teachers  of changes in the programmes of studies and of new regulations of the,  Department of Education.  2. An extensive reference library is maintained for the use of Inspectors  of schools; officials of   the   Department   of    Education,    members    of  , Curriculum Revision Committees, and educators who are engaged in  research studies in education. This library contains a wide selection of  the most authoritative and up-to-date publications in the field of  education, recently published text-books, and professional educational  periodicals.  3. Books and materials used in the revision of programmes of studies  for the schools are secured by this Division, and transmitted to committees engaged in the preparation of curricula.  4. The Division of Educational Reference and School Service maintains  close contact with educational publishers and evaluates new text-books  and teaching aids of all kinds with a view to recommending them for  use in the schools.  5. This Division is also responsible for the selection of professional  educational books for the Teachers Professional Library which is  operated  by the   Public  Library Commission   and  which  provides   free  ' library services for teachers in all parts of the Province.  6. Generally this Division provides a wide educational reference service  to teachers and principals, inspectors of schools, officials of the Department of Education, and all those concerned with educational work.  ���   " .X  For further  information   write  to:  The   Director,   Division   of  Educational  Reference  and   School Service,   Department     of     Education,     Parliament  Buildings/Victoria, B.C.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  Honourable W. T. Straith, K.C., Minister  Victoria, B.C.  '���;-' 510  ing young member who has already made a name for himself  in politics.  To sell more, tell more Sams  and Sues: Run more ads now in  The News.  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBBIN  THANK    YOU  Your comforting expressions of  sympathy will always be remembered  with deep gratitude.  MRS. A. E.  GENOWER  and FAMILY  have you any  STEEL SCRAP  Steel scrap is urgently needed by British  Columbia's new steel industry���to fulfil  the requirements of essential industries.  We will pay cash for all the steel scrap  you can provide.  Phone, write or wire for full details.  VANCOUVER STEEL CO. LTD.  25 Granville Island, Vancouver, B.C.  GLenburn 1496 GLenburn 2477  Say You Saw It In The "News"  s.  1  ?ief��*f!g^!SJg^^gJgig��SJg;tgt���egiSeg�������g^J  $5  CHRISM  WITH THAT  PERSONAL TOUCH!  cS  We have a large selection of distinctive Christmas  Cards. Let us imprint your name or picture or verse  on the card you choose.  This is also the answer to Peninsula business firms  wishing to convey their sentiments to employees and  people with whom you do business.  Call Gibsons 45, our representative will call on you  absolutely without obligation on your part.  For Distinctive Personal  Printing  ��I|f (teat N_e��i0  *__  I  I  I  I  i$  0i  to  m  HZ  I  I  I 31  '.^<_s.2.;g.s^_Sii^��r_ai2i2ii:^ THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 23, 1950  Village Growth  Berry Wedding Social May be Sudden  Event, Many Attend  ���i  SECHELT���St Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt was the scene  of the ceremony when Gwendolyn  Edna, daughter of Mr  and Mrs W. K. Berry became the bride of Mr Arthur Asselstine,  son of Mr and Mrs A. Asselstine of Vancouver.  To speak her, vows  the bride        chose   a   gown   of   white     satin  covered      with   rayon   net   with  seed pearls  accenting the shoulders   and   neck   line.    Her   long  train   was   a   heirloom   formerly  worn by the bridegroom's mother.   She   wore a sweetheart halo  of white satin and carried a bouquet of red roses and white hyacinths.     Her   sister   Betty   as   a  bridesmaid   wore   an  Alice Blue  Gown of heavy brocade with net  over skirt, wearing Queen Anne  headdress    and    carried    yellow  chrysanthemums.    Miss     Shirley  Asselstine,     also    a    bridesmaid,  chose   pale   blue     taffeta    with  Queen Anne  headdress and carried     yellow     chrysanthemums,  preceeded down the aisle by tiny  flower girls Catherine Berry and  Nini  Callwell   in   colonial   dresses  of  charm   pink  taffeta  with  overskirts    of   rayon   net.   They  carried Colonial bouquets of tiny  yellow     chrysanthemums.     Best  man  was  Mr Geoff Cumming of  Roberts  Creek   and  ushers  were  Mr Alec Gibson and Dr Duncan  McColl.     The     children's     choir  sang the 23rd Psalm and during  the   signing   of the register   Mrs  Duncan McColl sang "O Perfect  Love".  A reception for a hundred  guests was held in the Legion  Hall. The young couple left for  a motoring honeymoon through  the interior.  Out-of-town     guests    included  PENDER HARBOUR  By "SARAL"  Miss Denise Critoph and Miss  Usteen Fodchuck, former teachers in Pender Harbour were visitors locally over Thanksgiving  weekend.  Miss Peggy Cameron was up  from town, staying at the home  of her parents. Mrs Jack Burroughs, from Halfmoon Bay was  also a visitor at the Dan Cam-  erons.  We Lead the Harbour  witk  Dry Goods,  China/  New, fresh supplies.  A complete stock of  kitchen and home  essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  CHEYRON  GAS STATION  Mr and Mrs A. Asselstine, Vancouver; Mr J. A. Berry, Mr and  Mrs T. Home, Mr Frank Skinner,  Vancouver, and Mrs H. Boyce  and Denise, Mr and Mrs C. A.  Genower, Miss Muriel Genower,  Mr E. Turner, Vancouver; Miss  Lorraine Ross, Vancouver; Miss  Jean Berry, Mrs H. May, and  Mr Jack Asselstine, of Vancouver.  GIBSONS Amalgamation   of  District Lots G85 and 688 may  be in time for ihe election jof  municipal officers according (to  Robert  Macnicol. \  Speaking to a non quorum  meeting of the Gibsons and District Ratepayers, President Mas-  nicoll suggested that amalgamation   could be   speeded up.  He was charged by members  present to contact Victoria in an  effort to  hasten  the  joining.  It will be pointed out to Victoria that amalgamation would,  broaden the choice of representatives.  Review of the voters' list will  be made by the village on November 15 when additions may  be added, said Mr  MacnicolL  MORE ABOUT ... .  NO MORE GUESSING  (Continued from  Page  1)  guesses are just that���and  the  people,  those   long  suffering  individuals are again being made fools.  As was recently pointed out, there could quite easily be a  point in law on this. Judging by the Roberts Creek estimate,  smothered because of a change in plans, and judging by what  has gone before in the province, a good clear cut law case  might well clear some of the cobwebs from some official eyes.  This is just the Peninsula where such a move would quite  easily happen.  We would hasten to add that the School Board has little  to do with the conditions that exist. Regulations do not call for  an architect or builder or engineer to be on the Board.  Another way to avoid sloppy kicking around of figures  which are actually our dollars and cents, is for architects to be  paid a lot less than they are now demanding, and they be paid  on either their own estimate, or the contractor's bid���whichever  is the lesser.  We guarantee this would bring forward a spate of better  estimates. And, if the architects did decide to band against  this idea we suggest they read recent news about glass factories  and baking firms. That is, provided they were foolish enough  to consider tramping on the goose that lays the golden eggs���  you.  And, in final summing up. We realize the costs of construction have gone up but we cannot find where they were  boosted some 20 or 30 percent within.the last few weeks.  Our schools are going to cost us a lot more than $500,000  and you Sechelt Peninsula and Howe Sound Islands taxpayers  will foot the bill.  Dental Service  PENDER HARBOUR  Dr. A. M.  Lowe will be in attendance at  Pender Harbour immediately  Please  phone  Pender  Hospital   Secretary, for     .*���  further information.  Dr. Lowe will be there for a  few days only, as he  makes his regular treatment visit now.  1  PHONE GIBSONS 76W  Mrs. E. Nestman  Immediate Service.  ~Lft��:  APPRECIATION  I would like to take this opportunity of  thanking all who were so kind during our  recent bereavement. We would like to thank  thie; police who were so considerate and the  minister who was so kind.  x>' ���*,- ���  \     Sincerely,  MRS. MARGARET COOPER  Working Men's Meals  WE SPECIALIZE IN GOOD FOOD  Parties Catered For  Reasonable ��� Comfortable  Large Private Dining Room  Our Delicatessen is Complete  OPEN EVERY DAY ��� ALL DAY  Sechelt Tea Room  scow  FREIGHT SERVICE  ��� '���        EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY  r -  Logging Trucks and Trailers  Excavating Shovels Moving Vans  All Building Materials  ��  J  R. M. INGLIS ��� GIBSONS AGENT  Phone Gibsons 50  CHAMPION & WHITE LTD.  1075 MAIN STREET  PA. 6539 Vancouver PA. 9171-2  ^  BETTER CAR CARE STARTS HERE  SAVE TODAY fOR  THE THINGS YOU  NEED TOMORROW  ��� A SIGN OF GOOD FRIENDSHIP  .-BOS  Mi* O. Colwell, Manager,Squamish, B.C., Woodfibre, B.C.

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