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Array Serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Cover? Sechelt, Gibsons. Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish, Irvines  L.. riding. -Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Island, Pender Harbour, "Wilson  Creek, Roberts Creek. Granthams  Landing, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, S.lma Park,  etc.  PTTBr.ISHS3D BT THE COAST NEWS, X-iaClTED  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office, Powell River. B.C.  Vol. 5��� No.  Gibsons, B. C.  Monday, Oct. 2, 1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mail  BILL SUTHERLAND  Editor, The Coast News  ". .  . AND THE rains came."  Men who make their money in  that long fight .against the woods  were glad that such a thing happened. There was fear oriXthe  Peninsula . . . fear that grew as  the humidity readings crept  more and more toward the thin  red line that marks "quit, or  else." Loggers from Williamson's  Landing to far along the inlets  of Sechelt West, were glad when  the rains came.  Halfmoon Bay is supposed to  "be a good spot for getting the  limit in deer. May I humbly suggest that, following the number  of bucks which have come from  out of that country, there can  be very few left.  / I hear tell that Cecil Chamberlin did very well for himself in  ,the venison line as vdid several  of the . local hunters. I have shot  many deer . . . for many, years  that was the meat supply during  every winter . . but I still wonder if shooting deer or any animal in the name of "sport" is  just that?  Death.is such a permanent and  irrevocable thing that it seems  very one-sided when it is remembered that most of they who  kill for sport do so for a very  fleeting sensation or momentary  thrill.  %   There is every reason for giving the nod to they who kill to  ^survive. Such  is the law of the  Swedes and the basic. But, at the  frisk  of being branded    a    tear  sprayer    of    little    import,    we  kwould whisper-a  dislike for the  [,word  "sport" in relation to kil-  iling deer. Stalk and meet, on an  even  footing,;    deer��� ;frcan:,f the  woods arid- -we���   will Z.wiH-ngly:  give you credit for being a sport.  3ut to sit and wait for  deer to  Some   around then  take  advantage   of the  rifle  bullet's  speed  ;o win your one-sided massacre  j . . not by virtue of your curi-  iing  or   speed  or    strength    or  vildlife knowledge,   but by "mechanical  and scientific   crutches,'  ye suggest you are probably end-led to  kill the animal but  do  lot call yourselves 'Sport'.  | A little deer I met on the way  p Pender Harbour the other day  Jointed  the   above  to   me.    He  Isked if I'd say a few words on  lis behalf. He said he would be  snly too pleased  to give  any of  is   a   better than  even  start  in  the woods ... he would hunt us  and  we would  hunt him ��� for  keeps. I looked at his sharp feet  ind pronged horns and said, "uh  . uh."  I think Alice and Jim Veitch  are due a little kudo for their  very generous offer of hundreds  of pounds of plums made to the  Indian Residential School. Mr  [ind Mrs Veitch were unhesitating in their offer when it was  pointed out that the School could  Church Raffle Proves  Financial Success  SECHELT���Holy Family Church raffle and annual tea and  bazaar was a financial success, according to Secretary  Mrs J. Mayne in announcing winners of the various contests.  'Highlight of the full evening's-entertainment was Dutch  Auction which netted many dollars on various sales of home  ~ ~ cooking  in the Legion Hall.  Winners of prizes are as follows: case of silver, Loraine Mc-  KiUop, Selma Park with ticket  number 90; 2nd, John Cattanach,  ticket member 101; 3rd, Bill  Thompson, ticket number  1752.  Whist Drive winners were  Chuck Blanchard, first in the  men's, Mrs Blanchard first in  the ladies, Mrs Lee Redman won  consolation in the ladies while  Dr T. R. McColl won the gent's  consolation.  Mystery Prize was carried off  by Miss Gabriel Dubai, while  the cake, donated by John Hes-  kin, was won by Miss Evette Roy.  Door prize went to Bob Ford.  Tea was served by Mrs C.  Crucil, Mrs George Colson and  Mrs Mary McAddy.  Peterson Will  Police Sechelt  SECHELT   ��� Constable  Robert  Forrester,    RCMP,    will    be  away on three    weeks'    holiday  starting immediately.  Announcing the holiday Constable Forrester reported appointment of Constable W. A.  Peterson as taking over duty for  the Sechelt area.  "Constable Peterson will be  only too glad to issue licenses  for anyone in this, area," he said.  "Anyone desiring information,  or any of the many permits necessary may get them from the  Gibsons  policeman."  S  ...in* _,,,.  GIBSONS���Belief in future growth of the community has been  displayed in a concrete  fashion  by Mrs Irene Coleridge  in  her announcement that   Irene's  Dress  Shop  will  open for  business, October 7.   Mrs Coleridge, former owner  of Kay's Kitchen, and five year  resident here, will cater to over-  sizes and handle dress designing,  repairing, alterations and feature personalized shopping.  The shopping and repairing  will be a boon to local people  who find it difficult to get into  Vancouver in order to take advantage of some unique service  which periodically crops up. "We  will handle all clothing on a par  with Vancouver, generally speaking,"   said   Mrs   Coleridge.   "The  use what they could not. We  pass this generous gesture on to  others who would be quite as  willing to donate if they knew  there was a need for apples,  pears or any fruit. The School  will send pickers who- will hot  damage your trees.  Phone   the  Indian   School    or  The Coast News, Gibsons 45.  [Teachers Told Costs  Are Wrongly Based  PENDER HARBOUR���John Sutherland, one-time B.C. Teacher's  Federation president scored  application of the- Cameron  Report when he discussed means of financing schools at the  third annual conference of teachers and parents here.  According to the Cameron Re-      : ������������ .  port, the provincial government  was expected to pay from 55 to  60 percent of education costs by  means of" grants based on the  number of teachers, Mr Sutherland said. Number of classrooms  and the number of pupils also  entered into the calculation, he  reported.  "It was the intention of Dr  Cameron the schedule should be  adjusted from time to time as  the cost of the basic educational  programme changed from time to  time. This has not been done.  Consequently, the grants now  given to school districts under  the schedule, pay only about  35 percent of the cost."  (Continued on Page 8)  personalized department will  only come into effect when we  cannot supply the "desired garment." -j  The new store bought the  stock and business of the present  Lady Gaye Shop operated by  Mrs E. Nestman.  The store once utilized by Mrs  Clay will be the new setting  which has been completely redecorated and complete new  lighting arrangements supplied  by a local contractor.  Mrs Boyd is  Mail Mistress  NEW BRIGHTON ��� We have it  on the very best of authority  that the following ��� announcement is absolutely authentic,  despite the garbled and mixed  story of postmasters and mail  contracts that have come out  from the fair woods of this Gambier settlement.  According to information received from postal authorities,  Mrs Violet Boyd has been appointed postmistress of New  Brighton Post ��� Office.  This, we hope, will end for  some time the spate of information on post offices from this  area.  Mackay Serves     Dawn Davey  Grave Warning     Teen Mayor  IS  Started  GIBSONS and   District Ratepayers'  Association  will   open   its  winter series of monthly meetings in the  United Church  Hall, Gibsons, on Thursday evening, October 5 at 8 p.m.  With amalgamation of adjacent        districts expected at an early  date the local association is now  prepared to accept as members,  taxpayers in the areas that will  become part of the Village of  Gibsons, and an invitation is extended ^ to these people to attend  the meeting  on October 5th.  The group takes the stand that  notwithstanding the objection of  the majority of the Village Commissioners to the Provincial  Government's action in increasing Village Commissions from  three to five Commissioners,  where the population is under  2500, effective December elections, the ratepayers association  approves the setting up of the  larger Commission. Not alone in  view of the increase in the area  of Gibsons but also owing to the  fact that Gibsons Village has, on  occasions, been administered by  only two Commissioners. With  a Commission of five, this procedure could be avoided.  With an election pending in  December, where three Commissioners have to be elected, it is  hoped, said a spokesman, that  ratepayers will interest themselves in the affairs of their village, and this can be done  through association with their  local organization incorporated  in  194J5X,.  Secretary" Percy"   Lee'ch, a c/6"  Post  Office,   Gibsons,     will"    be  pleased to* receive names of prospective members, said President  Robert Macnicol.  Frightened Kids  Returned Home  ROBERTS CREEK ��� Two juveniles, missing from the area  during all one night were found  on the wharf at Gambier Harbour, cold and much wiser.  Reported missing on Sept 17,  they were picked up next day  on the island wharf, following a  trip via rowboat. The two very  young adventurers were returned to their parents by Constable  W. A. Peterson, RCMP, who delivered both children and a  small lecture on the dangers involved during such escapades.  Found Guilty on  Cruelty Charge  DANIEL Albert Rabbitt, aged  22, pleaded guilty to cruelty to  a horse in Magistrate S. McKay's  court at Gibsons, Sept 27, and  was fined $50.00 and $5.00 costs,  GAMBIER ISLAND ��� Transportation for residents of outlying areas may be assured with  announcement by owners of a  new ferry system which started  operation Friday.  William Jewitt and Pete Lab-  rie, onetime drivers of Howe  Sound ferry boats, will operate  the new service which include  calls at Gambier Harbour, New  Brighton, Sea Side Park, and  Hillside. The boat will leave  Horseshoe Bay, Sundays and  Fridays at 2:30 returning following the above mentioned calls at  5:05. The new ferry, named the  Li'l Pete will call at West Bay,  Williamson's Landing and Twin  Creeks by arrangement. Single  fares will cost $1.50 and $3 return.  Captain Francis Drage, dn announcing the new service took  the opportunity of urging all interested to patronize the new  project. "This service is being  operated solely on condition that  trade warrants it," he said. "It  may stop at any time provided  trade  drops  too low."  Transport for  Gambier Kids  GAMBIER ��� Pending settlement of the school question on  Gambier Island, a transportation  application for children to attend Gibsons School will be  made to the School Board, today.  In announcing the application,  Captain Drage, JP, pointed out.  that children on Gambier have  been promised education. "The  school has not been built yet,"  he said, "but that is hardly reason for the children having to  suffer. I certainly hope the  School Board sees fit to grant  this request.  "James Boyd has a boat which  could reasonably be deemed  suitable for the work of conveying pupils back and forth," Captain Drage said.  in default, of not paying by Oct  2, two months hard labor.  Allen Clifford Jones, SPCA  Inspector of Vancouver, laid the  charge, and on the advice of a  veterinarian, the horse was destroyed, with permission of the  owner.  Powell River Excursion  Proves  Profitable Trip  POWELL RIVER���Weekly editors and publishers were all day  guests of the Powell River Company, September 23, when  they toured the plant, Powell River and Westview.  Ending a four day convention :   ROBERTS CREEK ��� A stern  word of warning to future offenders was delivered by Magistrate Sydney McKay as he levied $5 fines against several juveniles following appearance in  Juvenile  Court.  Action was taken by authorities following reports of pilfering  taking place on the dock.  The youths, ruled the magistrate, must be home by 9 p.m.  He also gave hints of harder sentences to follow if further law-  breaking  continued.  GIBSONS���Teen Town will be  ruled by Mayor Dawn Davey  for the coming year, according to  election results just announced.  Elections were held at the  home of Betty Grant recently  when it was known that Chuck  Kane will handle duties of Police  Chief for the same period.  Plans are now under way for  commencement of Teen Town  Dances. Further information will  be distributed following a- proper  schedule drawing.  in Vancouver, the newspaper  men were shown how paper is  manufactured. Much interest was  shown in the new No. 8 machine  which produces with No. 7, 800  miles of newsprint per day. This  is enough paper to stretch from  here  to San Francisco.  The world's largest pulp and  paper producing plant was a  source of continual wonder, to  the party who deal continually  with the product but were rather  hazy on the process of manufacture.  Close neighbor to, the Sechelt  Peninsula the plant direcUyl..ef-X  fects the economy of the area  laying between Hopkins Landing  and Pender Harbour.  A list of firsts attributed to the  paper industry in general and  the Powell River company in  particular reads like a prize list  at the exhibition.  Pulp and paper stands first in  Canada  in  employment,  first in  total wages paid, first in export  (Continued on Page 8)  30IAH3S  ��.*.&'$5;^tf&  viaoi orner  Readers' Right  By Shirley Pinchin, B.H.E.  LET'S GIVE THANKS  Ever since the first Pilgrim  fathers gathered their plentiful  harvest in the new world,  Thanksgiving Day has been celebrated as a day of family feasting.  "Turkey and Fixin's" has always been traditional, but the  rest of the menu has been pared  down to fit modern f appetites,  and present day food budgets.  Whatever your choice of menu,  start your plans for the big day  early. With an organized plan  under' way, there should be no  rush and worry at the last minute. Concentrate most of your  efforts on the turkey and keep  the rest of the menu qute simple and you will find that  Thanksgiving is as easy and happy for you as for the rest of the  family.  Here is a  suggested  menu for  your Thanksgiving feast. Turkey  may be a bit expensive  for your  budget,     but     it   is    traditional.  Chicken  may  be   served   instead  of the  turkey   if  your  family  is  small. '  Grapefruit Juice  Cocktail  Melba Toast  Roast' Turkey  Cracker-Sausage   Stuffing  Giblet Gravy      Cranberry Sauce  Glazed   Sweet   Potatoes  Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms  Creamed Onions  Pumpkin Chiffon Pie with  Whipped  Cream  Nuts Coffee  ROAST TURKEY  Here are just a few hints on  what to do with the animal after  you get it home from the butcher.  Remove pin feathers with  tweezers and singe if necessary.  Remove any bits of lungs, kidneys, etc remaining in the cavity. Wash the outside well, rubbing with a cloth or soft brush.  Rinse cavity with cold water.-  Drain thoroughly. Rub cavity  with salt, allowing about Vi teaspoon per pound of bird.  Prepare stuffing, ��� allowing  about 1 cup per pound of bird.  Put enough stuffing in the neck  to fill it out nicely and fasten  neck skin to the back with a  skewer.  Stuff body cavity well, but do  not pack tightly. If you do, it  will be soggy, and the bird may  burst when the dressing, expands  during  cooking.  Truss the bird and grease the  skin thoroughly with melted  cooking fat. Place on a rack in  a shallow pan. Cover the top and  sides of the bird with fat-moistened double thickness of clean  cheesecloth.  Place in a pre-heated oven set  at 300 degrees for over 14 pound  turkey, and at 325 degrees for a  smaller bird. Roast 20 to 25 minutes to the pound for a bird  "'eighinff 8 to 10 pounds; 18 to  20 minutes to the pound for a  bird 10 to 14 pounds, 15 to 18  minutes to the pound for a 14 to  18 pound bird, and 13 to 15 minutes per pound for birds larger  than 18 pounds.  Do not sear, do not cover, and  do not add water.  Moisten cloth with fat from  the bottom of the pan if it dries  during cooking.  To tell if the turkey is done,  press the flesh part of the drumstick with fingers, protecting  them with a cloth or paoer. If  it is done, the meat will feel  soft. Or move the drumstick up  and down and if the leg joint  gives readily, your turkey is  done.  CRACKER-SAUSAGE  STUFFING  1 pound   sausage meat  4 medium-sized  onions  (chopped)  8 cups coarsely crumbled  crackers  V2  cup chopped celery leaves  1 cup  coarsely chopned  chestnuts  or Brazil  nuts  1 tablespoon   sage  1 tablespoon salt  Vz teaspoon   pepper  1 tablespoon thyme  In a. large frying pan saute 3  to 4 minutes breaking up with a  fork as it cooks, the sausage  meat. Add onions and continue  cooking 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Drain off the fat. measure and add enough melted  butter, margarine or bacon dripping to make 1 cup. Reserve  meat and onion mixture, and fat.  In a large bowl toss together  the remaining ingredients, then  add sausage and fat. Mix thoroughly.  This makes     enough    stuffing  SIBflll _-_������_��� ^g^g/ ��&s&> ^^^gw^^te  MONDAY, OCTOBER  SECOND,   NINETEEN   FIFTY  ��iir Roads���A Problem  READ ON and learn how  to become unpopular  in one easy lesson.  Roads. Mention of this problem, because  problem it be, is ever sufficient to cause hair to  rise and tempers to soar. Everyone complains  about the roads but never a man would think of  getting out and filling just one pot hole in front  of his property.  We know, and we know you know, that filling potholes on a hit-and-miss basis is not the  answer to the ever-recurring question of roads.  We know the roads become bad at times. We  know, the roads can be improved in many ways.  We are also aware that our road crews could  easily find time to come down to Gibsons and fix  the highway. "They do not have to work continually up at the Sechelt end." You can reverse  the geography*on this one and you will be in  the right if you live at Sechelt or improve on.it  if you   live in  the Pender Harbour area.  We suggest the only improvements we can  expect on our roads are purely local, supplied by  our own short-handed crews.  To be quite truthful about this road business,  why should we have .better highways? We would  all like to have complete blacktops but do we  actually rate them?  The   answer is no.  Mr Carson, Minister of Public Works has, he  tells us, set his department a schedule in road  building throughout the province which will be  to the benefit of the majority now and they of-  the future.  What is wrong with that? That is democ- ���  racy. That is what we want, is it not? We elected  these men to do a job of work. We believe the  Public Works Department is one of the departments that is actually setting a plan���a tried and  well thought out plan, before itself and then  attempts to follow it.  ��� We suggest this is the best method for at  long last getting proper highways throughout  our province. We would encourage Mr.Carson to  continue along this plan as we firmly believe  this is the proper method for him in fulfilling  his duty to all the people of B.C.  We can be selfish and sit back shouting, "fix  these roads or else." We can send delegations���  in fact some group may be foolish enough to try  it���to the Minister. We can lobby to the best of  our ability, but is that democracy? We can pull  strings and urge our member to camp on the Hon  the Minister's door, but do you think that is  correct procedure? Do you really believe* that is  the proper way in which to run a country?  All this does not prejudice the fact our local  crews may be able to better time their work trips  back and forth. Neither does it prejudice the improving  of our  roads  within the   ability  of our  ' own men.  The use of the grader and the proper distribution of effort is purely a local question which,  in passing, allow us to suggest, would be greater  and more efficient if we were to pay our engineers and top help a little more, in keeping  with what they have to produce.  It must be remembered that most highway  engineers draw less and have to know much  more than some skilled labour in a sawmill.  We want the best roads possible. We want  them here on the Sechelt Peninsula. But we do  not believe that using every and all methods to  disuade our minister from his overall policy of  the best for the most, is right.  Boiled down to Peninsula vocabulary it  amounts to this.  We have the kind of roads we rate. Maybe  better per capita than we deserve.  Read the first sentence in this editorial again.  stuffing for   a  15-pound bird.  GIBLET GRAVY  This "makes" turkey or chicken. Mother always used to have  giblet gravy, and a turkey dinner would not be complete for  me without it.  minutes,      basting     occasionally  with syrup.  BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH  MUSHROOMS  Wash thoroughly and remove  outside leaves from sprouts. Boil  in salted water until tender,  about 15 minutes. Chop about  V2  Roberts Creek  By M.  M.  When preparing the turkey for Cup mushrooms.and saute in butter until cooked but not brown.  Just .before . serving add. mushrooms' to drained' sprouts and  mix.  PUMPKIN CHIFFON PIE  2 teaspoons  gelatin  V4 cup cold water  3 eggs, separated  1 cup  sugar  1% cups mashed, cooked  pumpkin  Vz teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon cinnamon  V2 teaspoon nutmeg  V2 teaspoon  ginger  Vs  cup   milk .  1 baked pie shell  Soften gelatin in cold water. 5  minutes. Beat'egg yolks and add  V2 cup sugar, pumpkin, salt,  spices and milk. Cook over low  heat,    stirring    constantly    until  roasting,   wash neck and  giblets  (heart,  gizzard and   liver).  Place  all   but the   liver in  a  medium-  sized" saucepan with:  4 cups cold water  1 onion,  sliced  Vz cup  celery tops  V2  teaspoon salt  ���   Simmer for  about   2  hours  or  until the gizzard is tender,   in a  covered  pan. Add the liver during the last 20 minutes of' cooking.     Drain  and   add   water   to  make 4 cups stock.  When the turkey is cooked, remove from the roasting pan,  pour off fat and blend V2 cup  flour with V2 cup turkey fat.  Slowly add giblet stock. Bring  to a boil and stir in chopped giblets. Simmer 5 minutes. Season  to taste.  10-MINUTE CRANBERRY  SAUCE  This is wonderful and so! fast  and easy. You can make it ahead  of time and put it in sterilized  jars. Process for 15 minutes in  a boiling water bath, and the  sauce will keep all year. Or of  course, you can make it just the  night before.  1 pound   cranberries   (4  cups)  Wz    to 2 cups sugar  .2 cups water  Boil sugar and water together  for 5 minutes, add cranberries  and boil without stirring until  the skins pop open. Five minutes is usually sufficient. Remove from the fire when the  popping  stops.   Chill.  CRANBERRY-CRISP RELISH  This is an alternative cranberry sauce. It is really delicious  and has a delightful crunchy  texture. . .,  1 pound  cranberries  2 large eating apples, pared,  cored and  chopped  1 lemon, finely chopped  2 cups sugar  1 cup   finely   diced  celery  Mix all together  and chill.  All  may be put through  food  chopper.  GLAZED SWEET POTATOES  6 medium-sized sweet potatoes  1-3 cup water  1 cup brown sugar  2 tablespoons butter  Wash potatoes and boil until  tender. Peel and cut in halves,  lengthwise. Bring water and sugar to boil. Dip potatoes into  syrup and place in greased baking pan. Dot with butter and  pour remaining syrup over. Bake  in 375 degree oven for about 25  THE LADIES Auxiliary to St  Aidans Church will hold their  annual Xmas bazaar on, November 17, Friday, at the Kewpie  Kamp. There will be a sale of  work and home cooking, and an  attractive selection of novelties  suitable for Xmas gifts at a low  price. Tea will be served by the  members of the WA.  The Roberts Creek string orchestra will resume rehearsals at  Greenacres on October 5. This  will be their fourth season. Any  enthusiastic violinists, violists or  cellists  will  be welcome.  Newcomers to the Creek are  Mr and Mrs R. Davidson, who  have rented one of Dr White's  cottages opposite the cafe. Mr  and Mrs Davidson are planning  to live here permanently.  Among Peninsula residents  who attended the special services  and meeting at    Christ    Church  mixture begins to thicken. Add Cathedral in Vancouver recently  gelatin to hot pumpkin and stir  until dissolved. Cool. When mixture starts to set, beat egg whites  until almost stiff and beat in  remaining, sugar, 1 tablespoon at  a time. Fold in pumpkin mixture  and pour into baked, cooled pie  shell and chill until firm. Cover  with whipped cream, or serve  with a whipped cream garnish.  This pie is really luscious, and  a fitting end to a happy Thanksgiving feast.  were Messrs George Bloor, Charles Harbord and the Rev H. V.Oswald;  square dances for children and  parents alike will start Saturday.  In the words of Publicity Director Mrs L. Inglis, "the future  of Gibsons P-TA appears to be  exceedingly bright. It needs you  and your support to assure its  future. Join  now."  SIR:  One important unit of our Sechelt community life is almost  dormant and should be revitalized immediately. That unit is the  Canadian Legion Branch. Irrespective of the angle from  which this is viewed, economical,  social or fraternal it only spells  out that much is to be desired.  Recreation and business facilities  must be open six days per week.  This will be achieved, to a large  extent, by selling licensed beverages six days  per week.  What would a virile Legion  Post mean to Sechelt? It would  provide employment, for Sechelt  residents���that means something.  It would keep our money on the  Peninsula. It would encourage  trade with Sechelt's business;. It  would be a profitable anchor for  travellers, woodworkers, maintenance men and peninsula residents.  Many of us go to Vancouver  with its relative expense because  we, in Sechelt, haven't the guts  to provide our own facilities. It  would make Sechelt the hub of  social and fraternal gatherings  for Peninsula residents. It would  be a boon to tourists who have  expressed dismay and dissatisfaction at not being able to relax  and have a quiet stop in congenial surrounding's and enjoy a  beer in Sechelt.  To make all of the  reality for Sechelt demands two  things. The most important is a^  far   louder   expression    of     the  smouldering   desire     the     great,  majority   of     Sechelt     residents  have  for   such a   venture.  Then  comes the  problem of financing:  the expansion and renovation of  the.   present  Legion  premises^   I(  submit,   Mr Editor,   that  not  IF  but WHEN the Canadian Legion  members,     women's     auxiliaries  and veterans of both wars, along  with the various organizations in j  Sechelt act unitedly, the problem'  of finance is minimized  greatly.  No one group can do it  The executive of the Legion  Branch in Sechelt should an  must be given every support pos  sible. It is long overdue for Se  chelt residents to assert them,  selves on such a,question. We can  tell people in Vancouver that w  have a progressive communit;  spirit in Sechelt but we negat  that expression by our presence!  in Vancouver drinking their beer  spending money on clothes that  we have in Sechelt and eating  in restaurants that do not compare with what we have here.  It is about time we startec  drinking from our own trough  It is more enjoyable.  Sincerely,  Wellington  Parrish,  above    a'  7-  -I  Wax �����wt JfetoB P&  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 of Subscription:  12 mos. $2;  6 mos. $1; 3 mos. 50c  ��� United  States and   Foreign,  $2.50  per year.  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons  45.  45  Dental Program  Near P-TA Told  GIBSONS ��� First    meeting    of  this area's P-TA was held recently when new teachers were  introduced  by Mrs Kane.  Assurance that a dental program will be laid on for pupils  in the very near future was met  with thanks. Many of the par-'  ents had been wondering when  this much needed service was to.  start.  A committee of dental plan investigators under authority of  the School Board has been working on the plan which now  seems to be nearer.  ' Aleck Hague was appointed  representative to discuss next  year's May Queen Parade with  the Board of Trade and the  Kinsmen Club.  An extensive' educational program for future P-TA meetings  has been drawn up by the executive. Chief topic to be dealt  with will be psychology.  National Film ..Board showings  were    started    Thursday    while  FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHONE GIBSONS 76W  Mrs. E. Nestman  Immediate Service.  Insurance for Every Purpose  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBBIN  _m  uality  for quality,  we  will  never knowingly be undersold, either here or in  Vancouver.  Peninsula Building  SECHELT ��� PHONE 30J DAVIS BAY  By  Robbie  -_-___���_->_-_���  THE  LADIES   Auxiliary   of   the  Wilson Creek Community  Centre, held its monthly meeting at the residence of Mrs  Frank Blower.  Mrs A. Johnson was elected  president; secretary, Mrs Ralph  Murray, and guardian of the  bank book, Mrs A. L. Jackson,  Wilson Creek.  Under the guidance of this  popular trio, another successful  season is anticipated.  Among items discussed, was  the forthcoming bazaar or gift  sale on November 25. Tea was  served by the hostess, Mrs  Blower. Assisting were Mrs F.  Mutter, and her vacationing sister,  Mrs E.   Wright.  I have been requested to thank  the many friends of Bert Wright,  for their kindness, in remembering him during his stay at  Shaughnessy. The many cards  and letters, far too numerous for  him to answer, were of the utmost importance, in assisting his  recovery.  Mrs E. Wright, sister of Mrs F. ���  See oi^r large stock of  Wall   Papers   and  Accessories  Gibsons   Building  Supplies  Hassans'  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  The  Old-Established  General     Store  SUPPLYING  FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS     9  Latest   in   Novelties  and  Toys.  Fish Buyers  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always.  Steer for  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  Mutter of Wilson Creek, came  from South Carolina to spend a  few days of her vacation at the  Mutter residence. Incidentally,  the Wrights may settle in Vancouver,  in the very near future.  Many will remember Percy  Brewer, who, until his retirement a few weeks ago, worked  for Burns and Jackson. Percy  came up with his daughter for a  few days, to clean up the remaining chores and return to  Vancouver, where he has purchased a home and hopes to  settle down. We wish him the  best   of   luck.  I noticed Mr Mydska has taken  time out from His tuna fishing  to come up to his summer- residence for a few days. He was  accompanied by Arne Olsen, the  latter spent most of his time  fishing.  First of the fall whist parties  was*held last week. Mrs H. Macleod, v/on the ladies' first prize,  also the raffle, Mrs Cole won the  booby, and the first gents' prize  went to George Wright, while  Harry Lucken, was awarded the  consolation. These social affairs  are fast regaining their previously large numbers, if you have  any doubts of this, attend the  next one on Friday'evening next  at the Community Hall.  May I remind members of the  Ladies' Glee Club who absented  'themselves from the opening  night last Monday, also those who  wish to join our group this season, to be on hand for rehearsal,  every Monday evening, commencing at 8  p.m.   sharp.  I bet Andy Johnston is getting  a great kick out of seeing his  name in the headlines, and so  regular don't you know, I only  hope he doesn't get any ideas  of collecting ducats for it.  Latest piece of news is, the  Blower property has changed  hands, I'll have more about this  affair in the next issue, but for  the. present, let me squash the  old grapevine gossip, and inform  the general public, that Frank  and Mrs Blower do not anticipate leaving the district, they  have instead, . been looking  around for a place in which to  settle down.  ' Mr and' Mrs C. Lucken 'decided '  to return to, the Wilson Creek  area to live. They have acquired  the property, owned by the Ross  family ,who .recently left this  district. The Luckens will be a  distinct asset to our community.  Curly as you know, is a member  of the Roberts Creek orchestra,  also the Melody Makers dance  band, and the whole family is  musical, which makes it so much  nicer for us, so again we say,  welcome neighbors.  Just to keep the books straight,  may I. point out, it is W. E. Elliott who is pastor of St John's  Church at Davis Bay, and not  Mr Wright as was reported in  last week's column.  . A word or two regarding the  drama and elocution classes  which will be talked over this  weekend at the home of Mrs  Critchell.   This   is  the   call   that  SINGER PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE  f&r??x>&  Junior   and   Senior   High   School  Students  of  British  Columbia���If  you can write a S50 word essay, you  may win this grand Singer Portable  Sewing Machine. Your choice of  other fine prizes if you don't want  the sewing machine. Full details  about the contest, free literature  to  help  you   get  started   and  complete prize list... sent on  receipt of your name and  address printed on the form  below. Mail! it now before  you forget!  This essay contest is sponsored by the Pulp and Paper  Industry of British Columbia tp remind the Younger  Generation of the increasing importance of the Industry  and the major role it plays in the daily lives of all who Uve  in this great province.  3-50  CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'I?. (WESTERN BRANCH)  805 Dominion Bldg.      -      Vancouver, B.C.  Send Contest Information and literature to:    .  I   Name ������ ��� ~~~~  b_i_i___=_____^^  SECHELT WEST  By Margaret Allan  IT WAS a timely thing for Linda  and Wilma Lomas to win prizes  at school for letters on Mail Delivery, as they were heartbroken  over the death of their little dog,  they think he was straying  around and picked up something,  also Kate Martin's dog was dead  on the verandah when she came  up from town, and by the way  she is staying in town for the  winter.  Mrs E. MacFarlane has gone to  town to visit,her family, a very  glamorous Grandma.  Sorry Mrs Mills is not so well.  Her family is here and I think  they v/ould like*- her in town for  the winter, but    itis hard to get  many have been waiting for,  and a splendid opportunity  awaits those, who are interested  in this type of pleasure. Mrs*  Critchell is' well known in Vancouver as a teacher of correct  .English, elocution, and the  dramatic art. Many of her pupils  both individuals and groups,  ranked high in the opinions of  the various critics. The younger  set are also invited to call on  this lady, to talk over the possibilities and prospects of future  classes, particularly those of high  school age.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  used to town after you have been  in the country.  Parents are worrying again if  the children will have to walk  up and down to the school bus.  If so, this will be the third winter. There has been very little  money ever spent on this hill.  They are beginning to wish they  had not allowed their school to  be shanghaied from here, and if  this goes on they may have to  put it back. There will be about,  Twenty   little   Magpies   walking  down  the  hill,  Hands   cold,   feet   wet,    heading  for a chill,  Road man,  bus  man,  please get  in  a  huddle,  We  don't. want" to     change     to  ducks,   with   standing     in     a  puddle.  Use News   Ad Briefs. It   pays.  *  Breggs-Straiton  Evinrude  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  C-38  RONALD COLMAN  brings   listeners   a   different   FAVORITE  STORY each week. Hear tbe world's best  loved stories eacb Thursday at 9:00 p.m.  on ...  WH>6&4<*M%&  __  |DlftL 9 8Q j  msTwrnmNtm     A    STANDARD    O F    B. C.    PRODUCT  FARMERS  OF  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Hon. H. R. Bowman, B.S.A.  YOU BELONG TO A1GREAT ARMY  OVEI| 25,000 STRONG  YOUR ENEMY ...  ^  Rising Costs  ���^  Reduced Markets  YOUR AMMUNITION...  ^  Scientific Methods  ��  Quality Products  YOUR ALLIES...  Trained   Departmental  Representatives   located  at 26 points throughout the Province  The British Columbia Department of Agriciil  VICTORIA, B.C.  W. H. Robertson, B.S.A.,  Asst. Deputy Minister  "53  Hon. H. R. Bowman, B.S.A.,  Minister  508 4  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  ROBERTS GREEK  By M. M.  THE LOCAL P-TA held their  first meeting of the season recently at the Kewpie Kamp. A  fair' number of members were  present. A further sum of thirty  dollars was voted to the schools  for purchase of books. A motion  was proposed and carried that  all the other organizations  should be contacted and a joint  letter sent to the local 'MLA, Mr  Batt Maclntyre, regarding the  state of the lower road. The Provincial Dept of Public Works has  commenced work on the surfacing of the upper road. This  would seem to be to mistake in  view of the fact there are large  areas of wild land and unpopu  lated acres on this route, while  on the lower road, which is in  a bad state of repair, live most  of the population of Roberts  Creek, also this latter road is the  regular bus route. No doubt  there is a reason for this apparent madness on the part of the  Dept of Public Works, if so, the  people of Roberts Creek would  like to know what it is.  "Joli Jo", summer home of  Mr and Mrs Jack Shields, has  once more played host to a number of summer guests. Mr and  Mrs John McPherson found it  romantic enough for a honeymoon in May. Other guests in- f  eluded, . Mr and "Mrs Crosby  Smith and daughters Donna and  Patsy of West Vancouver; Miss  Margaret and Miss Kay Wills;  Mr and Mrs Ross Sinclair and  sons   Croft   and  Leagh;  Mr and  BLOTT'5 GENERAL STORE  Quality   Groceries   ���   Drygoods  Daily Delivery ��� Phone Your Order  ROBERTS CREEK 20U  '    C. G. BALLENTINE - PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional   Photographers Ass'n of  B.C.  f.  ����_?.  11: t YU'llli ITI'lll,  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  KITCHEN CABINETS  CHESTS OF DRAWERS  CLOTHES CUPBOARDS  IRONING BOARDS  See them at  GIBSONS BUILDING  SUPPLIES  PENDER HARBOUR  By "SARAL"  A   SUCCESSFUL   Harvest   Sale  and  games   night     constituted  the first bazaar held in the new  Community Hall.  Dr Tripp of St Mary's Hospital  was on. hand to open the very  successful affair. He recounted  stories of other openings, he has  attended in various communities  and lauded the local group for  the fine job they are doing in  providing interesting pastimes  for local people.  Winners of the draw were: 1,  L. Wilkinson; 2, E. Hall; 3, Mrs  B. Douglas. Among those assisting at the various booths were:  Mrs Ethel Larsen, Mrs Alice Haddock, Mrs J. Shairp, Mrs E.  Tooker, Mrs H. Sparling, Mrs M.  Cameron, O. Sladey, Mrs L. Wilkinson, John Haddock, Mrs  Evelyn Spicer, Mrs C. Brown,  Mrs Rieter, Mrs E. Lee and L,  Anderson.  Mrs T. Gibson arrived home  on Wednesday bringing with her  Mrs R. Conroy of North Vancouver who will visit for a short  Mrs Jack Poole and son Roger;  Mr and Mrs J. McConnell and  daughter Joan; Mr and Mrs  George Fletcher and son Donald; Alison and Susan, daughters of Mr and Mrs E. S. Smith,  all of Vancouver.  Mrs Bert Smith and guest;  Mrs Sid Smith and Mrs Estelle  Meeks of Keats Island; Mrs M.  Coles with daughters Barbara  and Marilyn of Roberts Creek  called one afternoon and enjoyed supper in the garden. The  lord and master of "Joli Jo"  played host the first two weeks  of his vacation to Mrs Irene M.  Harding and Mr Tom Sanders of  Vancouver. It is a real compliment to note the fact that this is  their fifth summer at Roberts  Creek. Jack has now ended his  month's vacation and returned to  Vancouver. John, junior, who  worked all summer at Western  Wholesale Drug, enjoyed the  week-ends from Friday to Sunday, and has returned to Kitsi-  lanb High School to complete  Grade 12 and his last year thefe."  The many friends of Mrs S.  Roberts will be sorry to learn  that she has left the Creek and  ��� gone to Oregon where she will"  join her husband. Mrs Roberts  is still keeping on her house in  Roberts Creek and will return  for occasional holidays. There  will be some long-haired people  in this part of the world if they  are going to wait for her return  before they get a haircut.  Patsy Rusk is going around  with her arm in a sling these  days. She had the misfortune to  fall and break her wrist while  fishing off the wharf.  Building of the new school is  scheduled to start early in October, this should be good news  for teachers and pupils alike.  Mrs Blott has left for a visit  in Toronto, she will be away  for about three weeks, the guest  of her sister.  Irene's Dress and  Formerly  LADY GAYE  We will specialize in Ladies' and Children's Wear. Al! Sizes  Alterations, Dressmaking and Personalized Shopping  in its new location  BAL'S BLOCK  time.  Also back from his holidays  where he is reported to have  caught the largest trout in that  thar' lake, is Al Lloyd of Garden  Bay Hotel.  We had the pleasure of meet-  Sechelt teacher P. F. Thomas and  his charming wife the other night  at the bazaar. I would like to  step outside the true bounds of  a columnist and urge all mothers  to join the local P-TA. It' will  give each of you a chance to  meet your teachers and provide  an opportunity of meeting half  way the problems, of your own  children. You will have an opportunity of discussing schooling  problems which will give you a  clearer insight into the troubles  and work surrounding teaching  our boys and girls.  Miss Peggy Cameron of the  Harbour and Miss Mary Burroughs of Halfmoon Bay will  leave next week to take up  residence in Vancouver. Best of  luck girls, in your new venture.  Don't forget the Ladies Legion  Big Harvest Festival at the Community Club on October 6 at 8  p.m. If you like to have a good  time in aid of a good cause you  will hardly regret coming to what  will assuredly be, an outstanding  event, on behalf of a good cause.  ection  BITTER CAR CARE STARTS HERI  1  _r        c  ��� ��� AND THAT'S HOW  m buifct-ffo Scfoo6"  It's the biggest contract I ever went after,  so I lost no time in getting over to my  bank manager.  "George," I said, "I'll need some help to  handle a job this size."  We went over the whole thing, discussed  how much I would need. When I landed  the contract he gave me a line of credit  and I was able to go right ahead. Now  the school's as good as built.  * .* * *  It is an everyday part of your  local bank manager's job to  provide short-term credit-  so that payrolls can be met,  material bought, goods produced  and marketed.  SPONSORS!)   BY   YOUR   BANK  r   X _____  ap      Bi  ~ 2x6 - 1x4  per  Gibsons   Building  Supplies  Metcalfe Guest  List Imposing  GIBSONS ��� Captain Thomas,  CBE, RNR, commander of the'  Empress of Scotland in the last  great war, and Captain Donald  Smith, OBE, one time skipper of  the ill-fated Empress of Asia,  were visiting their old shipmate  Captain H. B. Metcalfe over the  week-end.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  5  SECHELT BAKERY  A complete line of fine pastry  BREAD CAKE COOKIES  "Support Home Industry" as we help support it"  Wholesale Delivery  PHONE 49  ^^^^^^"MW^MWi^M^^yi^l^^M^^^JMI^IB^  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  '  tn\*.*m^^mm^*am0*m^^m*^  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      ,  Specialist in Coast Property  Consolidated Brokers Ltd.  Gulf Coast Office  Sechelt  Phone 37  FLORIST  Flowers for all occasions.  "We are' agents for large  Vancouver  florists.  Fast  service f<5r weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box  28.  JOHN     COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and District's  Only  Full  Time  Real Estate  Agent  Phone Gibsons 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 WINGRAVE  Gibsons.  B.C.  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 TAX!  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  Precision Machinists  Fhone 54 Res. 78  TAXI SIR?  call  Bill  Hunter  Sechelt  48  TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  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.  PLUMBING  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies, Fixtures  Service  Sechelt Building Supplies  Phone 60  /EARLY  MENTAL  HEALTH  Your child's  training at home  is a potent factor in his development of a healthy mental atti->  tude in later life. Every child  needs to be loved and wanted  and when he feels that this love  is not forthcoming his mental  development maybe impaired or  distorted. Mental health begins  at  home.  By "ARIES'  VISITING  her   aunts   Miss   Ella  and Miss Bessie Jameson is  Miss J. Mills of Vancouver. Also  on a short vacation with the  Jameson sisters is Mrs A. Talbot,  also of Vancouver.  Away to town for a few days  are Mr and Mrs R. D. Cook. Bob  on business and Grace to visit  her sisters. Derolyn will, as  usual, stay with Mrs Frank  French. Susie will be going in  with Mummy.and Daddy.  Rev Mrs N. J. Daniels and Mr  Daniels are guests of Miss James  for a few days Mrs Daniels is at  the First Spiritual Church, New  Westminster. Likes Sechelt very  much and has been here before  but only on hurried trips.  Burrell Gordon has made headway with his summer cottages the  Pan Abode formerly mentioned in this column. He tells us  that they are not completed yet,  but they are all rented and for  the winter months too. We really  do have a housing shortage here.  Spending a few days in Vancouver are Miss Ella Jameson  and Miss Bessie Jameson.  The first executive meeting of  Sechelt P-TA was held recently  at the home of the president, Mr  R. D. Cooke. This coming year  looks to be a very promising one  as many worth while suggestions  were made to place before the  P-TA membership. It was pointed  out by Mr Cooke that these executive meetings in no way plan  the work but bring forth ideas  for discussion by the membership  as a whole. Those present were  Mr Cooke, Mrs E. Lucken, Mrs  Duncan McColl, Miss Elsie Turner, Mrs Ken Whitaker, Mr  Stroshein and Mrs Alice A.  French.  Have just been reading a circular published by the Department of Education and dealing  with Pro-Rec. This of course is  a very worthwhile contribution  to the well being of the commun.  itl both Young and Old. Mrs  Betsy Lumsden is the instructress  at Sechelt and we feel that she  did a. very good job though "difficult at times with unfailing  good humor. Pro-Rec you will  perhaps remember was started  by the late.Dr G. M. Weir.  Bob Barrett and Andrew Kel-  quist have left the local forestry  station to attend the Provincial  Forestry school. We notice that  Blake Stretton is back once more  in the forestry office.  Very glad to hear that Mrs C.  Jordan (Auntie to us) is feeling  much better. It will be the 65th  anniversary of the Jordan's  wedding on October 6. Lets hope  Auntie will be home by then.  Mrs C. Clark is home again at  Porpoise Bay. Looks very well  too and happy to be back in her  own home.  Spending a few days here are  Mr and Mrs Wally Malakoff and '  staying with Mrs Malakoff's  mother, Mrs N. J. Nelson. Glad  to hear that Mr Nelson is getting  along very well. He is at present  in   Shaughnessy   Hospital.     Also  ^  **���  m^- (3  ���HANGING JOHNNY  They call tne Hanging Johnny,  Away-i-oh;  They call me Hanging Johnny,  So hang, boys, hang !  s  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 Shantv  Sechelt Guide  FalliWinier Plan  FIRST MEETING of the new  term of Sechelt Local Girl  Guide Association was held September 20 at the home of Mrs  Bob Cooke.  Mrs Parker thanked-, all the  officers who had served with  her on the last term and Mrs  Powell, Secretary read a rgport  glad to report that Mr Elliott is  on the mend also at Shaughnessy.  Also visiting her mother, Mrs  Nelson, was Mrs George Shaw.  of   the  activities  for     the    past  eight months.  Officers for the year 1950-51  are as follows: president, Mrs  Bob Cooke; vice-president, Mrs  R. Larson, by acclamation; secretary, Mrs G. Powell, by acclamation; treasurer, Mrs Ralston.  Appointment of committees  was left over till the meeting to  be held October 11 at the home  of Mrs A. Williams.  Mrs Williams and Mrs Derby  gave reports on activities of the  Brownies and Guides respectively, for the summer months.  Members were reminded of the  Fall Fair to be held October 14  by the Guides for school children.  REGULAR AS THE SUNRISE IS . . .  Your Rawleigh Man  Vic Metcalfe  ''It's Worthwhile Waiting for Rawleigh's"  Watch for him. Save your orders  MORE AND MORE WIVES OPEN SAVINGS  ACCOUNTS FOR BETTER BUDGETING  MANAGERS of the Bank of Montreal all over Canada are finding housewives strongly in favor of Household Savings Accounts. This is how one customer put it: "Every week my husband gives me so much for the household expenses, and that  makes budgeting easier. Yet there's always that new hat or  summer dress or shoes I need, and what's left over from the allowance isn't enough by itself. With a savings account of my  own, I can build up a fund each week to buy these 'extras'."  Such a Household Savings Account is a real help to many  family budgets. If deposits are made regularly, it's remarkable how quickly it will grow into a sizeable sum.  If you feel that you would like to try out your own Household Savings Account, drop into the Bank of Montreal branch  in Gibsons. Neil Sutherland, the accountant, or any member  of the "staff will be very happy to help you open it. Your initial  deposit need be no more than one dollar. Advt.  Wxt (Eoast Njeuis  CLASSIFIED  ADVERTISING  3 Lines (15 words) for 35c 3 Insertions (same ad) 75c  Extra words, above 15-word mm., 2c each.  Cash with order.  Notices, Engagements, Marriages, Deaths, etc., 75c Insertion  LITTLE ADS ... BIG RESULTS  FOR  SALE:  NEW COMPLETE line of rubber  shoes and boots. All sizes, ladies', men's, children's. We bought  reasonably, so can you.. Andersons'   Shoes. 2881-1  1934   CHEV.   sedan,   fair   condition.   Cheap "for   cash.    Phone  Sechelt  75. 2884-9  ONE  SECOND hand oil   heater,  model 2010, $75.00; one single  bed complete, $15. H. G. Findlay,'  Davis Bay. 2879-10  ONE BROOD sow, last litter in  June of 13 young. Weight  about 300 lbs. Price reasonable.  Apply J. Phillips, Kleindale,  Halfmoon   Bay. 2878-11  TWO 9-MONTHS-OLD gilts, $75  each. One registered York  Boar, one brood sow, 3 years old.  (open) unrelated, $150 for the  pair. R. H. Henton, West Sechelt. 2884-9  SORRY to remind you folks but  it's time to think of ordering  your greeting cards. Personal  cards from $1.25 per box. Business cards and small calendars.  Lovely new metallic cards in  boxes and some for the children  too. D. Erickson, c/o Vic's Trading Post, Davis Bay. 8  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,  4-PIECE bedroom suite, complete with spring and spring-  filled mattress. All in good condition. Jim Plumridge, Porpoise  Bay. 2882-1  WORK WANTED: *  BABY SITTING wanted, by hour  or contract. Phone  Gibsons 69.  2879-1  REPAIRS:  ANDERSON'S   Shoes,  repair department   now   open.     Experienced shoe repair man in attendance. 2880-1  FOR RENT:  COTTAGE on North Road, 3  rooms, hot and cold water,  wired for electricity, 4 acres,  barn and chicken house, much  fruit, $15. Apply Packham's,  Granthams  Landing. 2883-10  LOST: :  1% WEEKS ago ��� A Mercury  ladies' wrist watch. Has red  stones in place of 12-3-6-9 numerals and white stones for remainder. Reward. Mrs. D. Mul-  rooney,  Sechelt,  B.C. 2882-1  LEGAL  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  TENDERS are invited for the  construction of a dam on the  creek which flows into Co-op  Bay, Egmont, B.C., and the laying of 600 feet of 4-inch pipe  from the dam to connect with  the 4-inch line laid from the  school. Specifications may be  obtained from the undersigned.  Tenders, in. sealed envelopes,  marked "Water t_ine and Dam,"  will be received by the undersigned on or before 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,  School District No. 46  (Sechelt). 1 6  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  By E. NESTMAN  MRS ERNIE Drew is home from  a trip to Seattle, and according  to   all   plans   takes   off for  Vernon this week to join Ernie.  Joe Fitchett around town for  the first time in a month or more,  a little shaky.  Jimmy Drummond and the Mrs  Norm MacKay, Pearl Kane and  Wilf Gray hied themselves over  to the big city of Seattle and  spent a very enjoyable few days.  Alii back to work and accounted  for.  recently  enjoyed a short stay in  Nelson.  Mrs A. C. Hill visited recently  with her son George Hill and  :?amily.  Mr and Mrs "Winn" Stewart  home from an all too short two  weeks holiday.  Sorry to report a number of  our senior citizens are confined  to   Shaughnessy.  Dan MacFarlane, Mr J. Ash-  worth, Mr J. Carroll and Mr William Skellet. Mr Crowhurst will  be going in next week. Certainly  hope they may all be home and  around soon again. Mr Skellett  is improving and reports have it,  he hopes to be home soon, which  is indeed good news.  Mrs  Jack  Marshall and   baby        Mrs Winn Yarmish's little girl  Sechelt-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  _  WORKING   MEN'S   BOARD  BY  DAY  OR  MONTH  Good Wholesome Meals  $55 per Month  Sechelt Tea Rooms  is doing very well, but Winn reports it will be a long long time,  before she will be home.  'Mr and Mrs Fred Saunders are  home from a three week holiday.  It sure doesn't seem that long.  Mrs  John   Husby  is  away   on ���  a trip.  They tell me Mr G. Struck got  himself a 40 pounder the other  day. That's really a mess of fish.  Came home on the boat with  Mr and Mrs Doc Skelton; who  have been holidaying for a while.  This was their first trip on the  Machigonne.  Mrs Joe Connor is away to visit  with her daughter Eva at Tahsis.  We all got quite a thrill on  Saturday when we heard the  siren and noticed those great big  clouds of black smoke rolling  high into the air. It was our City  Clerk, using a little of the oil  stuff to clear the brush pile on  his   Headlands   property.  Once again I'm going to repeat  the same old thing about the  little ones who play on the road,  around the church corner, riding  in their wagons. I guess they  think I'm a regular whitch, or  witch as you like, for I'm forever  chasing them off the road. It's  hardly fair to our drivers around  here, and how they haven't escaped being maimed or killed  outright is something only their  guardian angels know about. But  there is such a thing as trying  Providence too far. Maybe the  mothers are busy, but. it's too  late to cry when the harm is  done. I do think that something-  should be done about this before they are cried over.  St Mary's church will hold a  tea and sale of home cooking at  the home of Mrs J. A. Hague, the  jewellers, October 14 at 2 p.m.  Everyone is cordially invited to:  drop in during the afternoon.  Women's  Auxiliary to  Legion  Wife Preservers  By   Glenwood  BIG CHANGES here centre around the Veteran's Hall. It  seems the building and extension  work will soon be ended, thanks  to the volunteer labour of nearly  every member who, at one time  or the other, has turned out to do  a bit of work on behalf of their  favorite club.  Frank Heay of West Bay was  around this country recently, he  doesn't seem to have changed  much since last I saw him.  Allen Bourne was discharged  from Shaughnessy. Hospital  where he has undergone an operation on his eyes. It seems his  recovery has been a little better  than ordinary. We are glad he  is getting better.  Francis Drage, J.P. was a visi-  Branch 109 plan another fine  turkey supper for Armistice  night, with a social evening to  follow. Make it a must on your  list and get your tickets early,  they will be limited.  Next month, October, the  Legion will start their winter  series of Whist Drives.  tor to Vancouver where he attended a provincial meeting of  the Provincial Command of the  Army, Navy and Airforce Veterans in Canada. He is fourth  vice-president of this group.  Neighbor Frank Alexander is  busy building another shed on  his property. It seems that Mrs  Alexander has need for more  places to store more equipment.  This is one place that has certainly grown since first the Alexanders arrive in this district. It  is now one of the show places on  the island. It has literally been  hewn  from  the  woods.  The   Johnson   place   is   undergoing repairs at the moment.  ALL   TYPES   OF  Gibsons   Building  Supplies  Mrs. A. Parrish  Liver should be used within a day after,1  ��� its purchase; not stored in the refriger-_  ��tor for several days. ���   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  fl/O^r  7  ���    YOU CAN DO MORE THAN  TALK ABOUT  "W. \r>    fg&,      &L  % ~_i_ fy/  /HCeDO*.  ##  CANADA NEEDS MEN  TO TRAIN FOR  SIGNAL CORPS OPERATIONS  The Signal Corps is vital to almost every phase of operation in  the network of Canada's defences. Nerve centre of the Army,  the Signal Corps helps co-ordinate the vast and complex operations  of our modern forces.  To young men who want to serve Canada, the Signal Corps  offers service that is interesting, exciting ��� important.  TO ENLIST YOU MUST-  1. Be a Canadian citizen or British subject.  2. Be 17 to 29 years of age.  3. Be single.  4. Meet Army test requirenr-  5. Volunteer for service anywhere.  Join the  GO ACTIVE  SERVE YOUR COUNTRY  by strengthening Canada's Armed Forces today to build up  the defences against aggression everywhere.  Report right away to  Recruiting Office, 475 Howe Street,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Depots open 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. daily.  Bring certificates of age and education with you  A198S-BC  Now! By PEARL PUNNETT  MR AND MRS James McKirdy  had as recent visitors the latter's brother-in-law and sister,  Mr and Mrs W. Keir of Winnipeg.  Congratulations to Mr W.  Ritchie on his 80th birthday,  September 17.  Mr Bert James left on the 15th  by bus for Montreal to visit his  son-in-law and daughter, Mr and  Mrs Frank Fraser and see his  granddaughter Ann for the first  time. Also to meet his wife who  has-been on a trip to England for  three montHs.  Congratulations to Herb and  Mary Tilts on the arrival of a son  on September 16 in hospital in  Vancouver.  We are very sorry to report  the sudden passing, on September  15, of Mrs Pattie S. Ward. She  leaves to. mourn her passing her  husband, two sons George and  Percy and one grandson, Barry,  and a brother and sister in Eng-  Selma Park  Hairdressing Shop  Modern hair  styling. Competent    work  DOLLY  JONAS  Phone for Appointments  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?  Legion Meeting  Slated Tonight  SECHELT ��� Next Legion meeting will be held tonight in the  Legion Hall, according to peren-  ial secretary Jack Mayne. .  Agenda will include the secretary's report on a recent trip  to Vancouver and discussion on  the  planned  Cenotaph.  It was announced that the  Badminton Club has taken the  hall for the winter months.  While teen agers under Mrs Molly McColl have intentions of using the same building every Friday.  Gordon Hopkins  Returns Home  HOPKINS     LANDING���Captain  Gordon Hopkins, MC, JP, will  take   up    residence   at .Hopkins  Landing.  It is understood he will remain at Hopkins, following a  long' term of intermittent absence from the area named after his father.  Mr Hopkins was formerly a  partner in the Hopkins Towing  Company.  Brownie Pack  Starts Again  SECHELT ��� 1st Sechelt Brown-  . ie has started up activities for  the new term and meetings are  being held in St Hilda's Sunday  School Hall, on Fridays at 3:15  p.m. under supervision of Mrs  Betty Williams, Brown Owl,' and  Mrs Laycock, acting Tawny Owl.  A Lieutenant is needed for the  2nd Sechelt Guide Company,  and anyone over the age of 18  who has the time and feels that  they could undertake the position, is asked to contact Mrs R.  Cooke, President of the local Association or Mrs J. Derby, Guide  Captain.  land. Funeral was on September  20 in Vancouver. The Wards  have been residents of the Island  for 26 years. George is manager  of Bowen Park Store here.  .fD^J.im.__Li  Order Your Winter's Supply \<m  I  All Types and .Sizes  New Low Prices  R. M. INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  SUPPORT   SECHELT'S    VOLUNTEER    FIREMEN  Bumper Dance  OCTOBER 21  ROBERTS CREEK COMMUNITY HALL  Good Music        Refreshments        Novelties  "Help the firemen now to help you later"  A  KUMAGEN CAFE  This profit making business is now for sale. Present  owner must leave vicinity for private reasons.  This  is one cafe where the trade  is too much-for  present help. It is a money maker and should go fast.  Terms can be arranged with owner Mrs A. Clark,  Gibsons  Gibsons School News  By MAUREEN ROSS  CHUCK Kane was elected president for the coming year when  Student Council met for the first  time during the new season.  Other officers include, honorary president, Mr Doug Davies;  vice-president, Chester Day; secretary, Dawn Mentham; treasurer, Eugene Blomgren.  Dramatic Club elections were  held during the School Ball held  September 22. Lin Johnson was  elected to the chair for the coming1 year while Dorothy Sullivan  is vice-president. Dawn 'Davies  will hold down the position of  secretary and Mureen Ross as  treasurer.  Stage Manager will be Chuck  Robinson and property manager  will be Bob Nygren.  A play committee of five was  chosen to select and buy plays for  the coming season. This committee consists of Betty Brown,  Betty Grey, Betty Grant, Chrissie Stewart and Jack Cresswell.  An art course under direction  of Mrs MacPahil has been added  to the curriculum. By all reports  everyone taking this should have  an enjoyable time.  First meet with Sechelt in the  sporting world was marked by  Gibsons girls chalking up a win  of 20-15 in the opening softball  game. Sechelt boys retaliated by  beating ours on the same day to  the tune of 9-7.  Roberts Creek Teen Town had  a very successful dance on September 22 with Mrs A. Anderson  as chaperone.  From a very good turnout from  Gibsons came most of the winners in the various dance contests.  Valerie Speck and Seymour  Sanford won the spot dance prize  while Sharon Parnwell and Gordon Knowles took the elimination  dance prizes.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  B.C. Automobile  Association  MOTORISTS "should be prepared for another tough winter,"  H. S. Hipwell, president of B. C.  Automobile Association said today.  The  auto club's  advice to motorists  is:  1. Buy   "Winterized"  tires     to  get your car out of snow. There  are many types on the Canadian  market now.  2. If you are "stuck" on ice,  deflate your tires, a little, to  gain traction.  3. Keep an eye on your battery and see the charger is working.  Nobody likes being detained  in the cold, Mr Hipwell said. "If  we have cars properly equipped  ��� and drive them expertly ���  most of our wintertime driving  delays  could be eliminated!"  A. M. LOWE - DENTIST  Immediate Laboratory Service  PHONE 20H2  Union Store  FOR QUALITY ��� SERVICE  GROCERIES  HARDWARE  DRY GOODS  TOBACCO  FRESH FRUITS  CROCKERY  FRESH CANDY  MEATS  VEGETABLES  STATIONERY  CIGARETTES  FISH  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL  .  PARIS LOGGING BOOTS:  Complete range    $29  HIGHEST GRADE  S��U���T  SK*k��i*M^i  Bums and Jackson Sawmill  PHONE15M2  WILSON CREEK  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, 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, iB.'C, this thirteenth day of September, 1950.  ROBERT BURNS,  Village Clerk. 8  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 2, 1950  MORE ABOUT . . .  Teachers Told  (Continued from Page 1)  According to the Premier's  statement, the government intended one third of the three  percent Social Security and  Municipal Aid Sales Tax should  be applied to cost of education  and welfare to make up the difference," Mr Sutherland suggested.  "Many municipalities place  this money from the government  in the general funds with the result that educational costs seemed to be high in comparison with  other costs. What is needed," the  speaker said, "is an upward adjustment of the Cameron Grants  Schedule in line with the increase in school operating costs.  This would mean the province  would again be paying at least  55 percent of the educational  costs.  Leaving the controversial  Cameron suggestion Mr Sutherland reported on how he increased the spelling and reading ability of students. He stated  "most of our teaching is for the  students who learn by eye." He  suggested that pupils who relied on their ears for absorbing  Pro Rec Starts  Training Class  SECHELT ��� Betsy Lumsden,  Pro-Rec instructress, at present attending the Women's Pro-  Rec Summer Course in Vancouver, plans to re-open her physical recreation programme in the  near future.  A new timetable of rhythmic  exercises, dances, games and  other gymnastic activities will  be available to residents of the  district for the coming 1950-51  winter season.  The summer course concludes  this week-end after a strenuous  and successful .two weeks put in  by students and Pro-Rec instructors from as far away as Prince  Rupert and Vernon.  In Greater Vancouver, general  re-opening of the Pro-Rec centers is  scheduled for this week.  were left in the lurch by the eye  or .visual   method.  In his remedial. English classes,  Mr Sutherland has taken an oral  approach to the reading and  spelling difficulties of many of  the students with marked success.  SECHELT MOVIES  Tuesday, October 3 7 and 9 p.m.  James Stewart and Margaret Sullivan  "Shop Around the Corner"  Thursday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 7       7 and 9 p.m.  Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in  "The Barclays of Broadway"  Friday, Oct. 6 7 and 9 p.m.  Bob Hope and Lucille. Ball in  'Sorrowful Jones'  rn  *t  Tuesday, Oct. 10 7 and 9 p.m.  "It Happens Every Spring"  MORE ABOUT . . .  Powell River Trip  (Continued From Page 1)  values, and' very decidedly first  in the capital invested. Pulp and  paper industries buy more goods  and services than any industrial  group  in   Canada.  Powell River itself is hardly  the type of town over which to  become enthused, but it is the  source of many dollars for our  residents. With this to.boost its  position, the paper town situated  60 miles north of us, has a very  definite value and is more than  worthy of note.  When visiting the plant, guides  are provided. These men are well  versed 'in the process involved  and are courteous and obliging.  They are the best 'front' the plant  has.  Publishers were grateful to the  company for the fine manner in  which arrangements were made  and the time and trouble taken  by the firm in educating yet  more Canadians on the subject  of this country's produce and  value.  Mrs Cloe Day  Elected Head  PENDER   HARBOUR���Mrs  Cloe  Day was elected president of  the Sechelt Teachers' Association at a general meeting of the  unit in Madeira Park School,  September 23.  Other officers charged with  conducting business for the organization are: Philip Thomas,  vice-president; Mrs Eileen Kane,  secretary treasurer; public relations committee will consist of  A. D. Goostrey, Mrs Alice Newton, Tom Purcell, Mrs Grace  Wiren, and Miss Moore.  Members of the newly appointed salary committee are,  Dick Falconer, Mrs Louise Lang,  and High School Principal Stan  Trueman. *";"  Delegate   to   the  North   Shore .  District  Council    will    be    Mrs  Beatrice Rankin, Principal of Sechelt School.  Post Office  Prize Winners  SECHELT ��� Some months ago  William Lemon, Post Office  Public Relations Department,  gave a talk to the students of  Sechelt School, describing the  proper way to handle mail. Following tlie talk, pupils were invited  to   submit  essays   on  the  subject.  On Friday, September 22, eleven successful entrants were  awarded prizes by Mr Hackett,  Sechelt's popular postmaster, in  a brief ceremony held in the Legion Hall.  Winners were Linda Luoma,  Diana Wheeler, Karen Stockwell,  Elaine Gowland, Teresa Jeffries,  Eleanor Powell, Michael Cooper,  John Clayton, Diana McColl,  Shirley McNutt and Wilma Luoma.  LOWEST PRICES ON INSULATION  Batts and Loose Fill  PHONE 53  Gibsons Building Supplies  ALL WINTER  Sechelt Inn will remain open for rental of rooms  during the winter.  DINING ROOM CLOSED  Under  Manager   Ernie   Pearson,  guests are assured  of service and a warm welcome  Reasonable Rates  We  ���f  Owing to the increase in all lines through the last few months it has become ne  cessary to increase our labour charges.  ON AND AFTER OCTOBER 1,1950, WE, THE UNDERSIGNED GARAGE  OWNERS AND OPERATORS, ARE FORCED TO INCREASE RETAIL LABOUR RATES 15 PER CENT.  Jules Schutz���Shell Gas Station, Gibsons.  Mickey Coe ��� Standard Motors No. 1,2 and No. 3.  i -       ���  Jack Nelson ��� Sechelt Automotive Supply.  Roger Green -~ Wilson Creek Garage J

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