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&xth.. Year of Publication   Vol. 4-9§       Thursday Noveajber 33 2951 :ifServing the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula "Where Fishermen Need Never Lie.'
Mt iheThrotile
epartmen
PRINCESS FIJZAiSETH drove the 315-ton locomotive of the soyal train for 14.4 miles from
Yates. Alia.,.to Peers. Alta., on the Journey from
"Vancouver??'>to aSUtononton. Here is jShe Pxmtasss
receiving instruction from the regular-engineer,
A. McPHAIL. of Edmonton. The DCKB OF
EDINBURGH, at right, was firemanf while the
Princess was at the thmttlfi.
Village Commissioners are viewing with suspicious eye^-
latest proposal from the Department of Public works that it-
will resurface and repair the Bay—Franklin road at a total cost-
of $,3110.
The department had recent--
ly flatly  turned down an ap~
proximate   $4,000   offer  made'
by A. E. Ritchey m answer-le
a call for tenders for the work-'
which  will  renovate the present trail from V/ardil's Corner
to   the  point   where   the   Bay
Road,    intersects    the    (Sower
Point R-'.ad.
In iis letter to the Village,
the department said the controversial road would be clas--
sified as secondary until the?-'
new work was completed when:
it would be turned over-to-the-'
Village. It would then be completely a village responsibility..
Classification as secondary-
means-the village would share-
the cost "on a 50-50 basis.""
according to C o m m i s s i o n-
Chairman  Mrs.  E. Nestman.
Sechelt Mourns Passing
Of Beloved Bert Haekett
SECiiBLiB^^.\"r^-• 'I>ea,tih--^r6yembejr 1, dtaimed Egbert Simpson
Haekett, 67, and with his passing, 'this area'lost one of its most
respected sitizehs. • '    ■
Born in Dublin, Ireland, Mr.
Haekett came to this country
i&'th^Mrl^; t^v^1aes?vai0s?weEti:;
ltd work Jor 'fierbert^?W3iitaker
in 192&
When Union Steamship Company bought vOEit the Whataker
estate, Mr. Haekett' went to
work for thevnew owners, as
resident manager. He kepi
this ? position foa? snore than 20
years.
Upon retirement from the
•company, tihe ever energetic
irishman tooilk (ov<er the then.
wacant positkaa of Post Mas-
ley. He stayed in this capacity
until last year when he again
;   iretared. -
t       Mfi had-recently moved into
■   a -XL:ew home whieKa he was, go-
'. iing to " build around, hsm as
the #aae passed."
He -always had a great love
for  the country of Biis adop-„
tiorj, and particularly Sechelt.
A veteran of the first world
war, ?jMr. Haekett- was the
holder of tlie D.C.M. He was
. given this 'distinction for brav-
ery at-Pasc'heridale.v'He served
wljth both Eaton Machine Battery and'the 12th C.M.R,
He is survived by his, wife
at Sechelt amd one son, Robert
B. ?ML Haekett of Kemano Bay.
I., ii .^.i. ■  -  .«-—   —... i..-i^g— ' <^i .■    ■ —   ■ i
Lost Car Plates
At Shell Station
There are many drivers on
this Peninsula . operating vehicles with only one license
plate according to the rdw of
.plates now. placed along the
wall .of the Shell Service Station at ..Gibsons.
Following are the plates
which are waiting for owners
to pick them up. C.69 —177;
206 — 253; C.55 —632, a carrier's license is also attached
to the latter; C.44 —432; 109
— 838; C.2 — 438.
Funeral service was at St.
Hilda's €?hurch; s?M?ohday.. Rev.
' H. UCtOswald officiating.
Graham Funeral Home was
in charge -of arrangements.
Wharf Parking Js
Again Confused
Another confusing monkev
wrench has appeared in the
works of clearing the Gibsons
wharf approach of parked
cars.
James Sinclair, in a recent
letter, informed- the Commission tihat Black Ball Ferry,
with ?Msanager George Frith in
charge,. would very probably
be given authority over the
wharf and the approach.
Mr. Sinclair assured the
commission that once, Black
Ball had taken over the ap- t
proach and the wharf, the
traffic would undoubtedly be
taken care of. .,
Village fathers, long objecting to vehicle parking on the
approach, will request they be
notified of all agreements between the ierry company and
the Department of Transport.
Said Commission Chairman
Mrs. Nestman, ""We' are" vitally
interested in any agreement
that affects the wharf and its
transport. Transportation ha^
become a major problem in the
village'. .We just have to stay
on top of the pending proposals."
Mr. Morton, superintendent
of the federal Department of
Public Works, recently took a
hand in the discussion when
he arbitrarily ruled, out park-,
ing on the wharf.
Police have been enforcing
the "No Parking" signs on
the wharf proper but have not
taken action against ferry vehicles parked m the approach.
R C.M.P. claim there is no
"clear cut. rule to. follow."
Voters
December 15
.•■':   «> ■ ■
IBection  of Village Com-
inissioners vjrillvHake place
Beceantber 16,  according to
a derision made by the Commission, Tuesday^
Three   commissioners   are
?beadline for nominations
has been set as December 3.
A court of revision of voters has hee set for November 15 at 10 a.Bi. An advertisement in this paper carries frill details.
SECHELT. — Issuing of ve-
hide licenses, long the bane oi
Peninsula  residents,   has  been*
elarified.
In order to "cooperate with
the public," the local detachment of R.C.M.P. has announced that licenses will be issued
daily except Saturday and
Sunday between the hours of
9 a.m. to 12 noon.
This is the first time that'
residents have ever known
who.was supposed to issue the
licenses and when they were
to be issued.
•So great has been the confusion that several persons,
early this year, were fined for
not having car licenses displayed immediately following
the deadline.
?Fines were refunded by
order of the Attorney General's office.
.''■ "Now that we "know where ;
and when," said one of the
persons who had been fined,
"we can avoid all this hard
feelings and confusion. The
R.C.M.P. in Sechelt are to be
congratulated on' their clear
cut way of doing business."
Harley Anderson Quits
The Village Commission
There will be three vacancies more in the village commis-
ion following resignation of   Commissioner   Harley   Anderson
during Tuesday's meeting of the Commission.
James.
.'<*•
Mrs. E. Nestman and
Hall both have terms1 expiring
in December.
Mrs.  Nestman,   so far,   has
been the only person to offer
her services to the community
'for two more years.
Mr. Hall has not signified
his position.
Ratepayers Association, at
a recehi meeting nominated a
committee charged with finding nominees for election.
It is known that many have
refused to run. George Marsden, committee member pointed out it was the duty of persons interested in their community 4o offer themselves for
the position.
Mr. Anderson gave as his
reason for resignation, which
was accepted with regret by
the Village Commission, the
state of his health and heavv •
eommiiments.
Mr. Anderson had been
chairman of the Building and
Sanitation Committee.
He had also recently been
working on compiling a garbage bylaw. One committee
meeting has been held on this
important, question.     >
Resignation of Mr. Anderson
will mean that one term to be
filled  will   be    for   one   year
only.
The other two vacancies
for two year terms.
are
The Village will request the-
depariment to send a. profile:
of the work to be done:.
In tfco- previou.; call for fenders, which had a 40-60 clause-
and was turned down by the'
department, the road was to be •
widened, fills: made, culverts.•
installed, trees removed and ■-
the right, away cdha-re'd'.,f6'r'"the-
full I eg?. I width.
"The.   village   ts; w.orEi*kit:'f■*.
said- Mrs. Nestman;:;:-tl^-tfcC-
$3,000  job   well'"'"he merely af
glorified cow trail. This is not
good enough. Wc have U% fcav©
a good job done. One that will
last for a long time-"'
According to the letter fromn
?E. S. Jones, deputy minister"
cf Public Works, first, and1
toughest half of the work
would be done at a cost of
$2,626. 'This would include the
stretch between Ward IPs aiuf-
Rush's corners.
The village lias long been"
striving to have this work
done, but refused to cam- the.-
full load, claiming it had previously been a aiatter .for ike-1
dapartment prior* to that section of area earning into the-:*
via amalgamation.
village
Many Matters
Monthly PTA
Keep Th
Meet
-^
SECHELT. — Membership of the rapidly growing P-T.A.
here, now stands at one life member, 41 paid up members and.
the prospect of 11 more to join.
These figures were heard at
the unit
meeting
held in the
school recreation hall, Thursday, presided over by President Ben Lang.
A report was read from the
joint -teacher and P-T.A. annual meet recently held at Madeira Park. A decision was
made on the head tax to be
paid by each member of the
groups in order to hold position in the Peninsula P.-T.A.
Council.
A dance will be held, sponsored by the Sechelt group, in
the Roberts Creek Hall, November 17. Door prizes will be
issued.
The meeting was told woodworking classes are now 'growing*, but regular attendance
will be urged. Classes are held
every Wednesday in Redman's
Suore  basement at 7.30 p.m..
it was estimated 300 persons*
would have attended ihe recent Harvest Supper. More-
than lo0 did'. Limn; was: set hy'
accommodation, and- catering"/
facilities.
Letters of thanks are being,,'
sent to everyone* who-; helped ?
so "glener©'Usly" witTvf Cfoeirv
time, labor and music-;.
Bus SheBf&r
The'Board of Trade will ber
notified the village, has no
further need for the present,
bus stop shelter situated on:
the Gibson Memorial Church
corner.
Decision to return the building  to   the   Board   of   Trade1
was made at council meetings
Tuesday. ���2  The Coast News   Thursday November 8  1951  iddfle East Epidemic  Wxt (Eoast Jfexus  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  (Established 1945)  Asthorizted as second  class mail,  Post  Office Department,   Ottawa.  OTIXIAM   SUTHERLAND   ���   SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publishers  Published  Every   Thursday.  -Hates of Subscription: 12 mos. ��2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. *5c.  5c par copy. United States and ^Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  c25ox 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  ���t  uonald  ejitlemao passes  More $han half a century ago a boy was born in the city of  jDnhlin, Ireland.  %3iursday at 6.15 p.m. that bojy, now a man, died in Sechelt  jand the world is sadder.  JBert Haekett was a gentleman of the oldlchool and, as he  swent Ms way through life, he left little spots of brightness.  lit was nice to talk to Bert. His was the quiet personality  rthat made each person think that he or she, at that particular  Tjoonment was a good friend.  When he worked for Union Steamship as resident manager,  "jhe 3iad to make many decisions that hurt the other fellow. It  ���was well known that JBert would sooner have taken the hurt  jfotimself.  As People !s Warden in church, Bert Hacketfi; was in his  jjroper place. Ever thoughtful and pleasant, he was never too  ijfonsy to give a kindly word or helping hand. Each man, woman  .-and child in Sechelt and surrounding district was a friend of  ?Berfc's. Nationally or creed mattered not to this mild mannered  jnaiL  JNTewcomers were made to feel at home and his personal in-  ilsence was the means of many getting their roots dug deep  .into the Sechelt Peninsula.  With his death, the Sechelt Peninsula lost a friend.  fThe Sechelt community will look long to replace him.  .In his going >it can be fcruly said, "a gentleman passes."  lest we forget  On Sunday, November 11, as we have .done for many years,  we shall meet again to pay homage to the men who have died in  ��)iir wars. We shall pay lengthy tributes regarding their courage, the place they occupy in our memories and.'the world which  they made safe for freedom, liberty and democracy.  Pine sentiments, lofty thoughts and inspiring words,  But what of the 'thousands of veterans of the 1914-18 fracas  .who will be taking part in that observation?  jMany of 'them that,morning will awake in a small poverty-  ridden room, will arise slowly, nursing old wounds, gather together a few scraps which they call breakfast, pin their service  .ribbons on their worn lapels and go forth to join their comrades  in a long march to the locale of their varied ceremonies.  We would like, during the silence, to properly probe their  .^nhids. We would like to know what they think and what they  if eel. as they listen to some person, far^removed from the horror  ��� ofvw^a-r, implore us to remember the glorious dead.  :PP.^E&Ty AND ENGRATITUDE  'r.���  'Glorious in death they are, but where are the glories' of the '  living?  What of the man who! suffered, the men who marched right  to the very gates of hell, the men who carried the cross through  the blood-drenched fields of Flanders and who returned to a  moment's gratitude and to long years of misery, unemployment,  poverty and rank ingratitude?  These are the men who need and who deserve our sympathy.  ���>v- jSZhe dead are gone. They .are past all agony. They are asleep,  -'*resghii|*g :m fioveign fields where no mortal foe can ever again  : mc>tat Ifihem.. . ' .       ���  The living we have with us and they are now our responsibility. ���  There is no denying that we suffer a definite form of hypocrisy at this season of the year, particularly when the leaders  ^Qiirr nations, of all nations, .are again making plans to send  pillions of the cream of our manhood into |the battle line of  |>lood and .bitterness and pain.  jSYhy do we. continue this self-deception?-Why do we, year  .���after inglorious year, still permit those in authority to hold hu-  jaaan life in-so little regard?  Let us November the 11, take a good look at our conscience  and at what we have done for the veteran and his dependent'.  If we, both here and in Ottawa, feel that all is well with  the veteran, then let us continue to bow ito the men who died.  But should we find in our hearts that all is not well with  ���the "man who lived to give us the proud freedom we now possess, then let us, November 11, vow to help, by means in our  power, the veteran who has given us the chance to remember  5^, peace and quiet. . '  We must honor the dead, but that is not all we owe. We  Jtia^e debt| to the man who returned. November 11" would be a  .good time to renew our pledge to him and his.  In spite of the long dry  summer which denied the new  Elphinstone Junior -Senior  Highschool essential lumber,  and in spite of recent rain, the  building is progressing favorably.     ,  Completely covered with a  new roof, the school's industrial arts shop can be ready  for occupancy "within two  weeks."  It was pointed out that this  does not mean the rooms will  be occupied. Decision to use  the rooms will be made by the  School Board. So far, no clue  has been given to early open-  ning of any part of the build-  ing.  Rough plastering of several  classrooms has now been completed while the electrical fixtures can be hooked up "at a  moment's notice."  Painters are now working,  both inside and outside the  building.  It is believed the building  will be , ready . for complete  occupancy by January.  Readers Right ��  Editor, The News, '..  Sir: ���  ��  May we take this opportune  ity.qf thanking James Sinclair  M.P., for his worthwhile stand  on the question of dependent's  allowance and veteranV pensions.    . ?i  Critics, . in the past of Mr.  Sinclair and his policy, we feel  that this time we should say,  "thank you." There is no  doubt that our member will  back his statement to the public by ah equally strong stand  on the floor of the House.  The Gambier Island and  West Howe Sound- veterans  had often doubted Mr.  Sinclair's position when he  has, in the past, spoken with  one tongue and acted with  another.  We feel sure that our member will this time stand .by his  guns for the good of the many  who need help.  Unit 76,   Army,   Navy  and  Airforce Veterans in Canada.  Francis Drage, J.P.,  President.  Sir, Excellent, Editor:  * I been holiday, see Princess'.  Princess say, "Hi, Mik. You  got any beer? Uncle Eddy say  you make good beer, not like  Vancouver stomach-wash." I  say, "come to my house,  Honeymoon Lane. I give you  plenty beer." Sorry she can't  ���come.    -  Is big lie? Yes. Just like  Hitler, Stalin ��� no use tell  small lie.  I come home. Street, light go  all day. Why ? Light switch  got holiday? Road is terrible.  Road fix man got holiday,  shoot. dear* meat. Meat from  store is dear enough for me.  No gravel for road.  Funny dump truck got .holiday, I gue.ss.  You ever get holiday,. Editor? v  ��� Mikel Blok.  Mail  Deadlines  Post office authorities have  announced deadlines for parcels to the old country.  November 5 has been set as  the last' day for Canadian  Forces overseas, while United  Kingdom parcels should leave  here by November 21. Parcels  destined for. ?Europe, according  to the post master should leave  here by November 17.  *^ 2?tf4i*W-i9&  Much Ado  BY  CHERRY   WHITAKER  Someone asked me, not long  ago; what was' my "idea of ef-..  ficiency.   So   in   order  to   dispense with the subject for an  indefinite period, here it is.  Efficiency is arising at the-  first clang pf the alarm and  burrowing into the blankets  ior another twenty;  Is taking a tin of olives to  a picnic and not forgetting the  can opener;  Is a clean shirt folded neatly in a drawer when neeeded  and not hanging damply oh  the line;  Is knowing that the bottle  of amber-colored fluid on the  top shelf in the kitchen is  brandy for emergencies, and  not honey left by visiting  bees;  Is refrosting- the frig every  Saturday and not having to  use dynamite to - get the ice  cube trays out;  Is tea in the eannister,  cookies in the jar and kleenex  in the bathroom;  Is a ��-cent stamp expressing  advance delight about the arrival oT weekend guests, and  not a 75-cent phone call on the  eve of their arrival-  Is a dime-sized hole in, the  heel of a sock, and not the  feet of socks joined to the legs  of two other socks so Jr! can  go to school; ''���... ������/  Is gas in the tank, oil in the  whatsit, and air in the tires of  any car, and not walking two  miles to the nearest source of  supply;  Is remembering the above  items at any time other than-  after 6 p.m. and Sundays;  l?s waiting ten minutes ahead  of scheduled departures for  all boats, buses and trains, and  not' flagging the first rickshaw ,  going the same way, after  missing whatever you were ?  supposed to catch;  Ts returning from a shopping  trip with the Originally itemized sheets and towels, and  not that $35 lizard-skin bag  reduced for clearance to $15;  Is planting a garden according to the calandar, and not  in the hope that with a little \  luck  Summer   might,  last;   till  December;  Is   going to  the  dentist at"  regular  intervals,   and  not' in  the hope for your teeth to care  whether or  not you are with"  them;  Is two (tins of tuna cached  away when extras are on hand  at mealtime, and not trying  baking powder iii the' 4-egg  omelette in hopes that it will  ' rise to 8-egg heights;  Is an accurate written report delivered to a meeting On  time, and hot a halting ad-lib  sparked; by some exceedingly  cryptic notes;  Is doing the washing, ironing, scrubbing, vacuuming and  washing windows at planned  intervals, and not arriving at  ��� social functions looking like  an old accident because you  did them all on the same day;  Is a ten minute rest "before,  arrival of tea guests, and; riot  a juggling act with cake icing,  duster and. a lipstick as they  walk in the door;  Is a. clean, mended, pressed  wardrobe, and not a rehearsal  for weekly   sewing   class  the  ���night' you   go    out   unexpectedly;  Is  roast'-chicken-nVrimmingfs^  on any of the holidays, and not  weiners   and   cheese    because  you forgot the store would be  closed for two days; '���"'"'. x  Is a kept appointment at the  doctor 's office, and not fallen  arches because: you got the appointment, mixed up with a  Fashion  Show;  Is money in the bank when  the hot water ttnk starts leaking like, a jelly bag, and hot  a quick resale on the new: encyclopedia;" ' -  Is getting copy to the editor  by bus two days before deadline, arid not two hours after  by carrier pigeon;  Is topping Irees so they fall  on your own house, and not on  the telephone company's..lutes.  Efficiency is 'efficiency and  if you've got it you know it  ��� [so don't ask me, what it is.  Hope springs eternal Cin the .  human    jmeast...  Otherwise   a  man would never get enthusiastic   over  a new  seed   catalogue. \J:;i:5<t��.;::; ;'���':��� L;<ISI  ^iiftiniiiiii tiiiiiiinr  SINGER PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE  Junior   and    Senior    High    School  Students   of   British   Columbia���!f  youcan write a 250 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. Mai! it now before  you fwget! ? ?  .-       **  CONTEST CLOSES NOV. 30th  ���    I  VV CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'N. (WESTERN BRANCH)  805 Dominion BIdg.     -     Vancouver, B.C.  Send Contest Information and Literature tot  V ���   Vn'     ���- ..' .      ' "  VILLAGE OF. GIBSONS LANDING  Take notice that the Voter's List, for the Village of  Gibsons Landing has been posted at the Clerk's Office  and at the Post Office.  A Court of Revision to revise and correct the said  list will be held in the Municipal Hall, at Gibsons, B.C.,  en the Fourteenth day of November, 1951, at Teh o'clock  in the forenoon.  .-   .  . *  Robert. Burns,  Glerk.  ��������������*���* ->>      w  w:*:%>.>j  YOUR CHOICE  OF 2 REAL RYE WHISKIES  of fine qualify and priced to suit your pocket  You pay for age! See that you get it!  iH  5 YEARS OLD  A REAL RYE  WHISKY, specially selected for  its full body and  exquisite flavour  from old reserved  stocks.  A fine quality  Real Rye Whisky  made from choice  grains ... including  specially selected Rye Grain.  Fully aged and  matured in oak  casks.  J V1SC0UKT  4 YEARS OLD  FROM COAST  TO COAST'IT'S.  {     ME L C HERS    DISTIL LE R I E S,    L I'M IT ED  P- '.'������.. -:  ..   This advertisement is riot published or clisp.'ayed by the Liquor  s { '   Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  SECHELT  BY ARIES  Thursday. November 8  1951   The OastvNews  We'like to see new business  ;     starting in   Sechelt  and  wish  '���>    all success in the new venture  of Wally  Malikov,  opening a  new    radio    repair    business,  having bought the Steel radio  business.   Wally   is   a   young  . naval veteran, and trained in  radio  with   R.C.A.  Victor  Co.  He  married   one  of  our  local  girls, Florence Nelson.  Another business starting  feere with our same good wishes is that of Alfie Kenton of  Wilson'Creek. She is opening a  Business Bureau in the office  of the Sechelt Taxi on Porpoise  Bay road. She will give complete "office servicing. She was  one time treasurer for Roberts  Creek Credit Union.  The third one is.that of Ivy  .Colwell,, who has opened a  show card writing' and poster  painting business in tlie Sechelt Taxi building.  Little Geraldine McKissock  had a. birthday recently with  just four candles on the cake.  Happy birthday, Gerry! Helping to celebrate were Judy and  Jeanne' Lawrence, Wendy and  Cheryl Billingsley, Sheila Nelson, Maureen Mc?K?issock, Carol  Webb, Wendy Taylor and  Dean   Robilliard.  Mr. and Mrs. Korgan are  back once more after a holiday on the Prairies.  Mr.    and    Mrs.    Youngman  spent a few days in Vancouver  recently when Mr.. Youngman  ���  was a delegate to the Anglican  Synod.  Mrs. Jen Monrufet is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. Hunter,  so are Mrs. John Monrufet of  Sproat Lake and two children,  Karey and Geoffrey.  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  was owerflowing with worshippers wjho listened to ah  address by the Right*'Reverend  " Goeffrey Gower, Bishop of  New Westminster. An impressive dedication ceremony followed, when a beautiful plaque  and cross in memory of the  beloved Archbishop Adam  DePencier was blessed.  Choir stalls, the work of  Archie Willams, was dedicated  as was a beautiful font, the  work of Thomas Turner. The  craftmanship of these articles  is wonderful. Both are gif|;s of  the church. The Bishop spoke  at length of brotherly,love and  said the twelve lowly deciples  sent out by Christ have built  up a world force which shall  never be defeated.  Following the service, tea  was served in the Parish Hall  when the Bishop met old  friends and made many new  ones.  The   regular  P-TA meeting  was well attended in the  Sechelt    Sehool.     Constable   N.  Cummins    of    the    R.C.M.P.  addressed the meeting on traffic regulations and gave many  pointers  on how to conduct a.  safe and sane Halloween.  We  learned  that  the  left  'side .of  the road is the side on which  to walk, and that children are  forbidden  to  ride   double   on  bikes.   All   bikes  must  carry  lights. .    ��� '  It - was a very interesting  meeting, and was followed by  moving pictures, operated by  R. D. Cooke. New members  were received,- tea was. served  and happy social time followed.  Ben Lang, president was.in  the chair.  One person who really enjoyed the trip to see the Princess Elizabeth was Mrs. Kate  Martin. Reg Hen ton tbok her  in, also Wilma -Nouhia. Mrs.  Martin has seen many Royal  processions in London. But  thoroughly enjoyed this one,  her first in Canada.  LSI  II  !:���  f'  V  I!  (Mill at Gibsons,   B.C.)  Phone 82, or see Max Propp,  Gibson.?, B.C.  I  ^ecrseit-iervis   lowing v.ompany  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS :���  Pender  Harbour:  Bill  Donley���Phone:   Sechelt   11S2  Gibsons.   Reg:   Godfrey���Phone:   Granthams   50  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver:  Phone PAcific  4558;  Night: KErr.   6352  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No. lli ��� especially equipped for  hauling eats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Lost Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging ' Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater  Construction Marine  Salvage  Salvage Pumps  ���*;  m  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hangf By l��bur Phon&  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  Will  call  and  buy for  cash,  beet  Calls  made   at  intervals  from  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Hopkins to Irvins Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN  . Wilson Creek.  ELECTRICAL WORK ~  Reliable  Electrical. Repairs  Appliances, Fixtures,  Radios  Washing Machines  Everything Electrical  Hearing Aid  Batteries  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  FLORIST  .Flowers for  all  occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists;  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Fh9ne Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box 28.  GIFT  STORE  Headquarters  for  Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left pf Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  PLUMBING and HEATING  SUNSET HARDWARES  ��� GIBSONS. ���  Registered  Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales  and  Contracting  Plumbing   Heating  and  and Supplies  REAL ESTATE  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons  and District's Only  Full Time Real Estate  Agrni'  SECOND HAND STORE  '   Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment^  Magazine ��� Books :  WE BUY   TRADE ��� SEU&  PENINSULA SECONB  HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  TAXI  TAXI SIR?  call  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt 48  TRANSFERS - TRUCKS  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE.  Phone Sechelt 28.  Sechelt, B. C:.  TURKEYS  MACHINISTS  TURKEYS FOR SALE  ��� All  Sfe:s ���  AUNE'S TURKEY FABHT  Phone  WiJrcn Ctz'Sa- 5JW  WATCH REPAIRS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  PLUMBING  Plumbing  and Electrical  Supplies _ Fixtures  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  J.A.HAGUE;'  Watch Repairs  Engraving ��� Ronson  Par&sv  GIBSONS   B. C.  BUSINESS  SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete   Accounting  Service  Income   Tax  Problems.  Secreterial Work-  Phone:   Secheie  55  SEE  THE COAST NEWS  FOR RUBBER STAMPS'  Bt" The Coast New*   Thursday November 8  1951  ������ -'   ��� -1    ...I.!"   I"    **"       ��� II- ��� i^   !������ ��� ������ ���  I      ���      ������    ���������I   ���!���! .1    ^������ .   ���������   ��.   ....I.l^���^^^  Use Coast News Classified Ads  WHOLE WHEAT  Frean  JiSS  Vfrfc.  INCLUDING THE  PEEK FREAN'S VITA-WEAT  WHOLE WHEAT CRISPBREAD  25<  8 OZ. PACKET  Wade 6y 7?t*6e>ui, oj\  PEEK FREAN'S  \  6  lew Radio Repair  SE RVICE  -   NEW  PARTS  ALL ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES  Zander Harbour       ��� ���        LES WILKINSON  Sschelt  HARRY SAWYER  Agents for ���  WILLIAM FORTT  ��� Phone Gibsons 24-S-4 ���  MUCH   .     f     J SIZE  AS   ^flfljL MOxIS  B.   F.   GOODRICH  DEFIANCE  EXTRA    IOW    PRESSURE  >yi R E S  ..*  NOW AVAILABLE  IN SII2S TO FIT  MOST'CARS.  >-.<����*���  CHECK   THCjf   SAVINGS  REG..   I       DS^ANcF      .   -  tire   I ������,�� I  SAVING  /TJL  $7V.80  $7.25  $40.75 l~~ife.55     J    $8.20  �����!������*   ���TRAp,E-'N     AltnWAM>  UP   TO    50%    ON  YOUR    OLD    TIRES  BFGoodrie  BEST IN T*iE LONG  RUN  TRY TO BEAT THIS  Packard Sedan  1.  1949 Ford Pkkisp  COME  III ill  CHUCK'S MOTORS  PHONE SECHELT 54W  \a  I 4  j*V  \d  A doctor went hunting and  came home complaining that  he hadn't killed anything.  ' ?."That's what you get," said  his wife, "for neglecting your  practice."  ���y>�� f&  On cold days the family likes meals that "stick to the ribs" and what  could be heartier or more delicious than a Beef and Kidney Pie?  BEEF AND KIDNEY PEE  Traditionally an old English  standby,, this dish has become quite  a favorite. The flavors of beef and  kidneys blend perfectly and the  combination is one of high nutritive value. Soak one beef kidney  in cold salted water for % hour.  Cut IV* lbs. beef-stew meat into  1-inch cubes. Cut kidney into  smaller cubes. Flour meats and  brown thoroughly in a little hot  fat in a heavy pan. Add 2 medium  sized onions, chopped, 2 tap &alt,  XA tsj>. cropper, 1 Mrcis   Wor��j��ier-  shire sauce, .1 tsp. prepared"  mustard, % tsp. ginger, and 2Vi  cups water. Simmer for 2 hour*  or until very tender. Thicken if  necessary with a flour and water  paste. Pour ,into a greased casserole and top with pie pastry  (using half recipe of any standard  pie crust).. Roll out until crust Is  % inch longer than casserole.  Press edges firmly against sides  and. slit, top in several places.  Bake 40 minutes at 425 degrees P.  Serves 6. -      '  ROYAL NAVY  Date Pad  November 7, Public Health  Baby Clinic in Selma Park  Community Hall, 3 ��� 4 p.m.  November 14, VON Auction  Sale at Corlett home, spon-  sored by- Headlands Auxiliary.  Every Thursday evening at  8. p.m. Gibsons Choir and Glee  Club meetings in United  Church Hall. Singers in all  parts welcomed.  r* f''  ........ The Annual Fall Bazaar of  St. Bartholomew's C h'u r c h  will be held in the School Hall  ��� on Friday, November 16, 2 till  5 p.m. There will be the usual  Stalls. Afternoon Tea will be  served. Transportation will-be  provided from the Post: Office.  Whist Drive on' Saturdey,  Nov. 17 by the Kinsmen Wives  at the home-of^Mjcs* E. Drew,  Gibsons, B.C. 8 to'12 p.m. Admission 25,c. *  Wednesday, November 21,  W.A. to St. Aidan's Church  Annual Fall Tea and Sale at  Kewpie Kamp.  The Ladies' Auxiliary of the  Wilson Cree k Community  Centre Assn- are holding a  Christmas- Bazaar in the Legion Hall-at Sechelt, Tuesday,  November*27, at 2.30 p.m.  AROUND  MURDOCHS  BY   MYRNER  Returning tto; the Harbour  via the Jervis Express, recently were ?M?rs. A. Joss, Mrs. J.  Leith, Mrs. E. Garvey and Pete  Dubois.  On Tuesday's boat were Mr.  aii'd Mrs. Doug Parks who had  been to Vancouver to attend  the wedding of their daughter,  Louise, who tripped down the  aisle on -' Saturday , evening;  Dr Tripp who was returning  from a visit with his son, who  is stationed-'at Esquimalt, and  E. Garvey, who was? coming  home from Shaughnessy Hospital. '������'���'���;  Mrs. Don. Dillabough is in  Vancouver. We are pleased to  hear that?the P-TA bazaar was  a big success. Sorry the flue  kept' us away. ."������'������  Influence? is li?ke religion. If  you possess either one, other  people 'will know it without  you having to tell them.  THE HOW, WHEN, WHERE  OF PERSONAL LAONS  'Here are som Interesting  Facts form the B of M  People sometimes lose sight  of the fact that making personal loans is one of -the banks'  more important functions. But,  as Tom Larson, manager of  the Bank of Montreal branch  at Gibsons, Sechelt or Port  Mellon points out, your B of  M manager is always ready  to talk over any situation in  which a personal loan may. be  helpful to you.  Suppose you are faced with  an emergency,, and are short  of ready cash. If you are in a  DEMERARA    RUM  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  position to repay a. loan by  regular- instalments, out" of  ���your income, the B of M. can  advance you money. On $100,  for example, repaid in twelve  monthly instalments, the interest charge comes to just 27  cents  a ^month.  You can be sure of -fair,  businesslike treatment at the  B of *M, just/as you can be  sure that any thing-you. discuss  will be held completely con-'  fideiitiaL Mr. Larson deals  with all comers according to  the bank's guiding principle,  "When you ask for a loan at  the.B of M, you do hot ask a  favour." ��� Advt.  .  '.- - ���.   . '    * ���  The Coast News  CLA/JiriED  3   Lines  (15   words)' for 35c 3  Insertions  (same  ad)  75c  /   Extra  words,  above   15-word   pain.   2c  each  ---   Cash   with  order  Notices,   ?Engagements,   Marriages,   Deaths,   etc.,    75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS ... BIG RESULTS    .  FOR SALE  FOR SALE  WE ?HAVE a wide range x>f ���  battery radios from $10. to $50.  See  them   on   display   at  our  store.  We  accept trade' ins.  Gibsons  Electric  phone. 45  Madeira Park, close *to school,  store and dock. Five room  modern house, 24x38. Two and  three quarter acres land, some  good garden soil. Good well,  water tank, 32 volt light plant.  Wiring and hot and. cold  water. Considerable finishing  to do, with some materials on  hand. Price $4,100, clear titlex.  A. C. Stewart, R. R. 1, Halfmoon Bay, B.C. 94  Snap. 4,000 feet fir logs on  road, ready to load, $55. Apply  J. Melhus, Granthams Landing^ ;.-"������ 95?  Rubbers ��� Ladies, mens and  Childrens. Ladies fleece lined  rubbers, $10.50; Mens wool  socks from 99 cents to $1.99./  Andersons Shoes, Gibsons.  'tfn  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Will trade Marline 22 rifle  bolt action,, peepsig'ht, new  condition for a portable radio,  or will sell for $25. .Alec  Znotin, East Bay, Gambier  Island. 94  _���..,-._-���..,,     i.i ...     .....        ... ,      . ;���-'��� ���_ ' ��� '     ���..  20 ft. plywood boat, ,tAvo years  old, good, lines, fully equipped,  25 H.P. Universal marine engine,as new, $1,800 or nearset  offer. Ed Reich, Porpoise Bay,  Sechelt, B.C.  / 95  There is room for three or four  more children ,(4 or 5 years of  age) at Gibsons Kindergarten  in morning or afternoon: For  information apply Miss New,'  or Coast News Office, Gibsons.  WANT?ED  WANTED to buy ��� One small  building in good condition  ?which can be moved by truck,  about 250 s"q. ft. floor space/  Replay to Box 20, The Coast  News.' V* ;,.;.-  27 ft. .Fishboat, 6 HP Easthope  engine. Re^idy to go, $550.  Pho^ne.Gibsons 44. LAUREN BACA.LL  BOLD VENTURE is a program of suspense,  adventure and drama co-starring Lauren  Bacall'and HumpErey Bogart. Each week  the story is set in the rough and tumble  setting of a tropical waterfront.  Dial 980 every Tuesday  df ,9:00 p.m.  \ - >. ^\  FIRST WITH THE NEWS'  >i".  ��� AWAY, RIO!  _ .   We're bound for the Rio Grande,  And azvay, Rio ! dye, Rio !  Singfare-ye-zcell, my bonny young gel,  For we're bound for the Rio Grande !  For over a century Lamb's Nayy  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 hot published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  ^���k An old sea shanty  Thursday November 8  1951     The Coast News  ANGLICAN       SERVICES  NOV. 11th, 1951 ��� 25th SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY  REMEMBRANCE DAY  St. Bartholomew's Church  .#.Gibsons  11.15 a.m. Remembrance Day Service (  11.00 a.m ��� ......  Sunday School -  St. Hilda's Church .Sechelt  1.45 p.m.    Evensong  1.45 p.m   Sunday School  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m. Remembrance Day Service  2.00 p.m,       Sunday  School  sppsng  rrc  let us solve it For you  Gnomes And EKs  Varied  Hishlight Gibsons Party  Indians, clowns and harem habitues mingled with witches',  dutch girls, matadors, sailors and highlanders when the P.-T.A.  and Kinsmen sponsored one of the largest children's Halloween  parties in the history of Gibsons.  Judges^were hard pushed to  With  speedy,  dependable  service.  ��� 5 scheduled round trips weekly  ��� C.O.D. and Express orders  and for  shoppers  �� delivery from our Vancouver  warahouse to your door.  find winners in the three classes, of competition. Said - Judg'e  C. P. Ballentine, "this is one  of the toughest jobs I have  ever had. All these costumes  denote much work and ingenuity. They are a credit to the  parents and the children who  have worked a long time in  preparing, for  this."  Winners of the various  classes were: girls under eight  years,, Susan Fern, first; Bonnie Secord, second, and Patsy  Smith, third.  Boys  under  eight were led  .by Gordy Hunter, Wayne Kullander    came'    second,    while  Henrik Nissen took third prize.  Mike Thomas led the mix^cl,  eight to twelve" class, while  Maureen Hill walked away  with second, and Wendy  'Thomas "settled for-third.  -' Prizes were awarded by  Kinsmen George. Hunter and  Tom Larson. ' ���  A special fireworks display  was donated the children by  C; P. Ballentine*, following  lunch and candy served the  children.  Skyrockets were fired from  the Ballentine home toward  Keats Island. The main. road  was lined on both sides with  cars, each filled with eager  '��� eyed children amazed at the  display.  Judges were Mr. Ballentine,  Mrs. V. Symchuek and. W.  Sutherland.  SCHOOL .NEWS  ���        by  MAUREEN  ROSS  . Soccer games, full of school  spirit, were played at Sechelt  op- October 29. N The boys of  Gibsons House "A", played a  winning bame with a score of  2-1. The girls score was tied  with 2-2.'  The refreshments served by  Sechelt Student Council- were  well  appreciated   by - visiting  teams.'-  The    boys    from    Gibsons  House "B" and another girls'  team   expect   to \ play   return  games with Sechelt soon.  SCHOOL PARTY SOON  The Students' Council have  ' decided to let each of the three  houses put on one school party  during the school year. House  "A" expects to hold their  party in the latter part of  November.  'NEW SCHOOL  - The new high school is coming along fine. The gym seems  to bevtne main spot of interest  for visiting students and no  wonder, for it will be a treat  for bur athletic and dramatic  min^r\d:'strident *..  Maybe another -reason people do not go in for the home  remedies as in ,the old days, is  because they are. so seldom at  home.  A woman has reached the  evening of life when she is not  interested in a fashion review.  I!. M. HIS  OPEEATING AS  Vancouver - Gibsons Freight Lines  M. T. NAKKEN  "   MANAGER  184 East 1st  VANCOUVER  Inglis Warehouse  GIBSONS  "Large or Small ��� We Carry Them All"  JUST  LOOK AT THESE  BARGAIN OFFERS!  OFFER No- 1  MAGAZINES FROM  .GROUP R  ��3��  ���S  THIS   NEWSPAPER,   1   Year,  OFFER No. 2  1 MAGAZINE ?FROM  GROUP A  with  % MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $4-75  OFFER No. 3  4 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $435  ��� GROUP A  ; Mark an "X" before magazine  desired and  enclose list with order.  ��� Redbook   Magazine  1 Yr.  ��� Coronet     1 Yr.  ��� Magazine Digest  1 Yr.  ��� Sports Afield   1 Yr.  ���-Screen Stories  1 Yr.  ��� Field  and  Stream 1 Yr.  ��� True  Story ?  1 Yr.  ��� McCail's Magazine .,1Yr.  ��� Hunting & Fishing in Canada  1 Yr.  ��� Senior Prom   1 Yr.  ��� Modern  Screen  .,  1 Yr.  ��� Flower Grower   1 Yr.  ��� American Girl  1 Yr.  ��� U.S. Camera Magazine   1 Yr.  ��� Everybody's  Digest  1 Yr.  ��� Skyways   ?     1 Yr.  Parents' Magazine   1 Yr.  Silver Screen   1 Yr.  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OFFERS ARE  GUARANTEED  PLEASE ALLOW 4 to  8 WEEKS FOR FIRST  COPIES OF MAGAZINES   TO   ARRIVE!  civi, but coupon 1 ym^^/am  Check magazines desired and enclose with coupon.  Gentlemen: I enclose $ Please send me the offer checked  with a year's subscription to your paper.  NAME      STREET OR R.R.  P03-T  CFi-TC^  ������  "���nri.-.. ��W'i The Coast News  Thursday November 8  1951  NORTH VANCOUVER. ��� Teachers and parents of the  Sechelt Peninsula who have the welfare of youth at heart will  be interested in arrangements for the fall convention of the  North Shore Geographical area of B.C. Teachers.  '  Town    Meeting   in    Canada Vancouver, November 15.  will highlight the public meet- Fom.     prominent     speakers  ing to cbe.held  in  Sutherland win  pre5ent their views upon  Junior    High    School,    North t]ie topic "is today's child be-  SEsiiiiigSWSiiii^S!  H  4  STOVE F  L  ��  l  I  1  1  1  SECOND HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99 -���  I  1  mms  ���  Beauty Counselors of Canada  i  PRESENT  as BEAUTY COUNSELOR for  Sechelt Peninsula  Mrs. Moscrip is an accomplished beauty consultant and  is well qualified to give each patron the proper, flattering* answer to every complexion problem.  FREE skin care and  FREE makeup analysis  In You Own Home  ��� ������:   **  At Your Convenience  *���  Christmas Present Display  This is the opportunity for everyf man and womjari to see  the Peninsula's first preview of the most amazing and  worthwhile presents in this area's history.  Both sexes will find much to admire and inspect at this  novel way1 of introducing this beauty service.  Selma Park  Sechelt Inn  at  2-4.30 p.m.  November 13  at 7.30-10 p.m.  That is the date and those are the places for everyone  to see the beauty aid packages that are the answer to?  Christmas. A special demonstration crew of experts will  be here on November 13 to show each of you the advantages to be gained from'" the display.  I  ��� Phone Sechelt 13 - J  ��wwi iwwiMi nii-wrtw mwniniw  ������MnammniiniHiiifi  ..'SI  i  ing educated to meet tomorrow's needs," a subject near  to the heart of every citizen.  The speakers will be DrK. T.  , Argue, Ph.D., of the U.B.C.  School of Education; Dr J. G.  Gorwill, B.A., S.T.M., of Canadian Memorial Church, Vancouver, Frank Wilson, prominent Chilliwack barrister, for  many years a teacher and  principal, and Mrs. Sheilah  Thompson, oi: the North Shore  Parent Teacher Council.  Mr. Arthur Help s, well  known founder of Town Meeting, will act as moderator.  ?Dr Gorwjll is familiar to  thousands "for his Sunday  morning* broadcasts from his  church, and Dr Argue was  chairman ,to the recent committee to report upon Alberta  Education. Mr. "Wilson was- at  one time principal of Mission  Jiinior-**Senio'r . High School,  and a member o?f the U.B.C.  Department of Education,  . while Mrs. Thompson was co-  chairman of North Vancouver 's    record    breaking    Red  . Feather Drive this y_ear,   and  a director  of the   Community  Centre.     "'"''"  > ���i��� _  Ernie Reitz is  Second Cue Winner  Ernie Eeitze was winner of  the second billiard cue award-,  ed by Branch 109 Canadian  Legion.  Competition is built around  the person who holds the highest points for four consecutive  weeks in billiards or snooker.  Branch President Eric Inglis  presented the two-toned, imported, hand spliced cue during the serving of refreshments which were on the  house.  Mr. Reitze was the first  patron of the recently formed  billiard and recreation elub  nowy operating in the. Legion  Hall basement.  Charlie Robertson gave a  brief background of the club's  activities during the presentation.  .ester Peterson Is  iwardei  free  Sociology    with     first     class-  honors.  .    He  is, now teaching  at Sechelt.  Local Boy Lester Peterson  was granted his B.A. degree at  the Fall Convocation of U.B.C.  October  25.  . .  Mr. Peterson, well., known  locally, received his degree in  \W  an, You're Crazy  which many men and women call "old.    Try  Ostrex Tonic Tablets lor pep, younger feeling. tW��-  very day. New "get acquainted" size oOv 60$  Tot Bale at all drug stores everywhere.  We cannot guarantee your  WINTER FUEL SUPPLY  During a shortage which may arise,  we may rum shout of ���-�����  F UEL  Order now and be  $ U JRv-Ei .'  of your winter fuel supplies.  Phone Sechelt 97 H or 60  HUB  Why Waste Your $ $ $  Wasted Heat is Wasted Money  We Vave insulation board and insulation fabrics th^tt  can make you money this winter.  When heat goes through, the walls and ceilings, you  have to spend more dollars to replace it with more heat.  It matters not whether you burn oil, wood or cool, heat  costs money.  Save by buying from our stock of insulation materials.  We will estimate the cost of insulating your home* for  nothing. ^  Use our budget and credit plan for payment of your  needs.     *'  Lowest Priced Highest Quality  LIMBER  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  (The Store with the Stock)  I  rien  now  in - we 'd like to meet you  Do you know you can buy a brand new  CHEVROLET for  i  l!  Ii  I  1  11  n  l  J  is  1  ('  1  O R A  BUICK for as low as  Mechanical  Chevrolet - Pontiac - Oldsmobile - Buick - Vauxhall - Chev;  - i ... ?    ��� phone Wilson Creek 5HS ���  G.M. Trucks  j '% *��'?-iIk;xf. &������*'���*<��� Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m. I  Evenings by Appointment w  Every day except Thurs. g��  Why go to Vancouver for  Obtical Service?   -  Pender Harbour  BY SARAL.  Sorry to  report   that Fred  g'.'UMmaillWMMMIMl'H  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYCrOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  iwiiiMiiiiMiwiiiiMiinmim  BC's Own CAKE MIX  A  distinguished  product of the  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  DISTILLERY  Co! ltd.  EXPORT  CAN/|iDIAN*?WHISRY  tMM* tut SU��IAViWO-< Of    '  tat CAHAO'AN'OOVIAMMlllt  li(  J  EXPORT  T  E BRITISH COLUMBIA OlSTIUERr ��6. LTD  niw wi*t��iM(r����,.a.c.  BCp-l-0*  This advertisement  is nof published or displayed by  ie Liquor Control Board or by the  Government of British Columbia.  Warnock is ill in a Vancouver  hospital. His wife and mother  are now in Vancouver to be  with him. We understand that  he had to undergo a major  operation. We certainly wish  him the besfc-of luck.  E. Garvey -has returned, following two weeks in Shaughnessy. Mr. and Mrs. J. Connell  have as their guests Mrs. ?K.  McLellan of White Rock..  Bert -Gooldrup is now at  home after returning from  Quatsino Sound where he became ill through food poisoning. He seems to be recovering.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Tooker were  hosts oyer last weekend to  Ed's father from Vancouver.  . Following painful and ser-  s ious' burns in an accident at  home, Miss Susan Malcolm is  a patient in St. Mary's Hospital. Her mother, Mrs. W.  Malcolm, also suffered burns  to her hands when she went  to the aid of her daughter.  Mrs. Malcolm was treated at  the hospital and allowed to  return home. We understand  that Susan is doing as well as  can be. expected.  Captain R. VGermaine was  under the weather for a short  time, but is now able to get  up and around.  Mrs. Les Wilkinson had to  attend a funeral in Vancouver  recently. .  Both; the Earle brothers report good fishing as they returned from the north. Norman  still has Little ��� Clipper while  Tommy acquired a new one,  the.Sheila Mac.  Bill Warnock was home for  . the weekend with his seiner,  the B.C. Kid.  An executive meeting of the  Community Club was held in  Pendeira Hall, October 28.  This was followed by the quarterly general meeting presided  ; over by Len Larsen. Mrs. L.  Wilkinson was secretary. The  financial report;was read and  accepted .on. motion of O. *  Klevin, and seconded by Mrs.  C. Brown.  Financial report will be  typed and placed in prominent  positions throughout the area.  A motion by A. Stewart,  seconded by L. Wilkinson, the  Athletic Club be given permission to make an inventory of  all sorts equipment, was passed. :  A motion by Mrs. Gladys  Klein that- the Community'  Club approach the Athletic  Club inviting their amalgamation with the Community Club  was carried.  Several men volunteered to  put the siding and the Dona-  conna board in the Hall.  Notice of the annual general  meeting will be posted 10 da?ys  in advance. v  , Armistice Services are' now  well into the planning stages  following a meeting at the  home of Captain R. L. Germaine of the committee composed of Mrs. J. Connell, Mrs.  A. Brown, Mr. Trappitt, Fred  Clayton, E. Garvey and Capt.  Germaine.  All Legion members and  L.A's are' requested to parade  at Madeira Park at 10.15 a.m.,  November 11.  The programme will consist  of a hymn; reading of the  Book; Flanders Field and a  hymn, God of our Fathers;  the Last Post; a two .minute  silence; reveille, Land of Hope  and Glory by the sehool children, and God Save the. King.  This will be followed by the  march, past of Legion and  Ladies Auxiliary led by a color  party.  An invitation is extended to  the people of Pender Harbour  and surrounding areas to attend this Remembrance Day  Service. Arrangements are being made to /handle' transport  with pick-ups at 10 a.m. at  Hassan's Landing, Murdoch's,  Irvines and Garden Bay.  Captain R. L. Germaine will  take the salute.  Thursday November 8  1951    The Coast News  FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  EQUIPMENT for   logging  MINING AN��  SCHRAMM  Air Compressors. '  NORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes,  EIMCO  Roeker Shovels.  Dependable   .loading  .of  sand, rock and gravel for  miner or contractor   Speed, power and tonnage  at^aew, low cost.  "We Service What We  Sell."  CONSTRUCTION  Put more tools on the job ���  specify SCHRAMM Tractor-  Compressors or towing type  models. Capacities 60 ���  600  C.F.M.  Fast operation,  high output,  with easy upkeep, are features  of these rugged shovels, cranes,  draglines  and pullshovels.  Exclusive Agents for British  ww^^-ax*.*^ ���K-���.^  Columbia.  A. B. WINC LTD,  General Machinery Dealers  1383 Hornby Street  Vancouver, B. C.  TArlovr 1564  Special Announcement for:  PERSONS NOT REGISTERED WITH B.C.H.I.S.  PERSONS in ARREARS��of PREMIUM PAYMENT  You may now qualify for B.C.H.I.S. benefits after 14 days from date of payment of current premiums under the following conditions:  Pay 6 months premium for the last half of 1951 and 6 indnfcfcs  premium for the first half of ;1952.  AN D  Agree to pay your arrears  in  regular installments   of $4.00 a  . month starting by December 31, 1951.  The acceptance of these terms mu^li be made before November 30, 1951.  HOW    TO    ACT     <  ���  Go to jiearest B.C.H.I.S. Collection Office or to the office of any Government Agent tp make the necessary arrangements���OR fill in the form below  and send it with ybur remittance direct to the Commissioner, B.C.H1.S.,  Victoria, B.C.  REMEMBER this arrangement must be completed before November 30, 1951  and that after that date it is the intention of B.C.H.Z.S. to ENFORCE PAYMENT OF ALL ARREARS in any manner permitted by the Act, without  further delay.  * ��� *  INSTRUCTIONS RE FORM-' Complete this form and mail it to  the Commissioner, BC.H.I.S., Victoria, together with a cheque  or money order for one year's premium, giving coverage up to  June 30, 1952 ($30. for a single person, $42. for a person with  one or more dependents). If you have not previously registered  or do not know your regiLstration number, write to B.C.H.I.S.  for a registration form. You will be eligible for benefits 14 days  after you make your payment of one year's premium.  The foregoing is the result of British Columbia Hospital  Insurance Inquiry Board recommendations.  COLUMBIA HOSPITAL INSURANCE SERVICE  Request for Installment Payment of Hospital Insurance Premiums.  HOSPITAL INSURANCE COMMISSIONER, VICTORIA, B.C.  I, ��� Hospital Insurance No   (print full name)  of B.C., hereby make application  (print full address)  to pay my" Hospital Insurance premium as follows:  (1) Payment of one year's premium, amounting to $  is  enclosed herewi&h (see above for rates).  (2) Payment of my premium arrears will be made by me in regular monthly  instakne-at^ of $4.00 each. ?53Se first instalment will'be due on l>ec. 31,  1951, and subsequent instalments will be due on the last day of feach  montJi following.  (3) I will be notified of the amount of my arrears and will be seat a  schedule of my instalment payments.  Date .......      �� Signed 8  The Coast News   Thursday November 8  1951  Reader's Right  WATER  VIEWS ON  BYLAW  Editor, The News,  Si*: ���  I would  refer to your  lead  editorial in the Coast News of  this  week,   re  water  pipe   installation.    1  will  not  at this-  time attempt, to correct several  inaccuracies   and   rather  misleading   statements    contained  therein.     I   think  the.  general  picture is fairly well covered,  from   different  angle?,  in   the  excellent letters published from  Mr.   Macnicol   and   Mr.   Rees.;..  in those letters-the urgency pf  early   action,   without  further  delay  by  more   red   herrings  across the trail, and the imperative need to closely consider  proposed expenditure, is quite  clearly   shown,   and  there  ap-  ��� pears   to   be  lillie   reason   to  question   their   basic   assump-,  tions.  Oh the other hand, 1 cannot  agree with  several  statements  and  implications  contained  in  '    the editorial. While there is no  doubt that cast iron pipe has  longer life than 'wood  pipe,  I  do  not believe  that  the  comparative life of the two types,  MEASURED  IN  TERMS  OF  WATER CARRYING CAPACITY,  WHICH IS  WHAT  COUNTS, is fairly reprejented  hy   your,   estimates,   or   even  nearly so. -  Your position seems to be  ithat the Board of Commissioners are not competent- to.  be entrusted with the expenditure of $50,000. Perhaps this  is true. But you advocate entrusting the same body with  the expenditure of a considerably increased Sum!, without'  the few safeguards that apply  to bylaw funds; that is not  logical. But you overlook the  most important consideration  in the whole program.  The selection of a proper  type of material is important,  but in making such selection  there are considerable masses  of records for guidance, and  there is the further fact that  within limits, whatever type is  selected will be worth the  price; and-after all, these,different pipes are made by  rather large corporations operating for many years in a  highly competitive, market.  They must each be giving reasonable value or they would  long since have gone under.  Far greater opportunity for  costly   error,   and   wastage   of  funds, lies in  the handling of  the  whole  job   of  installation  and   construction.   Unless the  whole  job,   the  arranging for  delivery of material to the job��  the    excavating,    pipe-laying,  testing,      back - filling    .a n d  change-over of service is under  the    direction    of    competent  men,   funds   will   be   wasted.  Even under the most able handling, after the job is finished  some" errors   will   have    been  made. But if the job is under  the direction of men who have  little or no  experience  in the  type of construction involved,  little knowledge of the uses..of  equipment   beyond   pick   and  shovel,    small  in  Ariew   cf price,  availability,  and funds provided when the  time  comes to  purchase,  then  it must follow that such Board  will- be   much   less   competent  to   direct  the  much, more   involved   operation   of   installation.    It  muse    further follow  that we, the residents of Gibsons  Landing,    cannot  supply  ourselves with a first essential  of  life ��� WATER. I   cannot  agree   with    that    view.    The  people  of   the Village,   when  much fewer, and -with far less  money   available,   did   supply  themselves wi.h water. Surely  they can continue to do. so.  Robert Burns.  paper tactics. Do not treat  elected representatives of the.  people as if they knew nothing, and the edior of the local  paper 'knew it all.  Forget yellow journalism,  and try and remember that the  freedom of the press is a thing  to be treasured and not destroyed by lack of discretion or  experience.       ���  Robt. Macnicol,  Village Commissioner.  Editor, The News,  Sir: ���  Editor, The News,  Sir: ���   .  1 had not intended writing  a second le.ter to your paper  upon the subject, of the Gibson ;. Wafer Bylaw* but the  half-truths contained in your  editorials , of October 25, and  November 1, make it more  ���than necessary that I should  reply.  What is the situation? You  took a hasty glance at the engineer  experience    in  s- report, listened to a  discussion covering the bylaw,  and as the result of your lack  of knowledge, of this matter;?',  write editorials, in parts misleading, and bordering oh what  is known and detested by  right thinking people* in Canada, as yellow journalism.  Why do you act in this way *?  Is it not possible that your  campaign throughout the year  has been one to discredit the  Village Commission or some of  its members, by fair means or  foul. On more than one occasion you have gone beyond the  bounds of decency in criticising a member of the Commission. This reminds me of a  story: ���    t  ��� A man of the church got  into a motor accident with a  truck driver. The truck driver  used some "very abusive language. The clergyman said,  "My good man, I cannot reply  in your language, but I will  say this: When you gO,home  tonight I hope that your mother will jump out from under  the porch and bite you."  As already stated around  18,000 feet of pipe is involved  in the waterworks job.  You do not mention that of  this total footage, 3,760 feet  is galvanized.  . You do not say that our engineer definitely recommends  3,760 feet of wood pipe be installed because of reasons that  I stated in my last letter.  You do. not make it clear to  the' people that the extra  $7,000 involved only covers  around 8,000 feet of pipe.  You are very careful in the  matter of stressing the $74,000  amount,-no doubt in the hope  that the people will think that  it is' a $74,000 bylaw, and riot  a $50,000-one plus 4y2%.  You are? worrying about the  matter of 'this year's Commission guaranteeing that they  will find this $7,000 in addition to the bylaw amount of  $50,000 in order to install east  iron pipe, yet in the same  breath you state-"that-an engineer told you that he could  ANSWERS TO  "MOTHER"  Editor,, The News,  Sir: ���  May we have space to reply  to "A Mother" who wrote to  y?u last week about the Rob-  . erts Creek dances? She has  many wrong ideas about us  and the Creek dances. Perhaps  , other people are forming er-  ronous ideas/' too, on insufficient information.  'We    go   to   Roberts   Creek  dances ��� not to get drunk or  to "get away" with something  Ave cannot do in Gibsons, but  because) it is  a  central ^oin:t  where   we   meet)   with    teenagers    from    Sechelt,    Wilson  . Creek, Roberts Creek and here.  We  enjoy dancing and partying with  our own age group,  and we enjoy going to a neighbouring   district   just  as you  enjoy, going to visit the neighbours.  We agree with "A Mother"  that there is quite, a bit of (  drinking at the Creek dances,  but so has there, been at the  Gibsons and Sechelt dances,we  have attended. In all cases  most of the drinking has been  done by adults and we are as  concerned as anyone over the  fact that some of our teen-^  agers get liquor. But neither  the amount of their drinking  nor the number who do drink  reach the proportion indicated  by the letter. Certainly a blanket condemnation such as "A  handling   crews   of workmen, 'lay cast iron pipe at the ditch  then the estimates' will be ex- side for less than it would cost  ���hausted with the job not fin- the village for wooden pipe,  ish'ed.   A   good-  illustration- of ���       If , this    statement -is  true,  ;this can be found in the relative efficiency of construction  by even small private concerns  in the district, on the one  hand, and most of our public  efforts on the other.  Assuming that you ��re right  in imnlving that the Board of  Commissioners are not eom-  T>f\tput +o sel<��c:i the most practical type  of material to use,  why worry about :the $7,000?  It would not be required. The  Commission will * be glad to  hear from that engineer if the  bylaw passes on Dee. 15.  If you are more interested  in having the water bylaw pass  than you7are in writing scare  headlines in order to sell the  "Coast News", I would sggest  that you observe decent news-  Mother" makes, is unfair and  unjust* She is smearing a whole  district and a whole generation because of the faults of a  very few. - '  We do not attend dances at  Gibsons, but the usual dances  have just as much drinking as  the Creek dances..' We are excluded fronV- some, and the  square dances that we may  attend, have'a large number of  either older people or younger  children. We do not oppose  those dances in any way, but  we enjoy our own age group  better.  As for the suggestive remarks concerning girls in  parked cars, we recent such a  slam at our sense of decency  and respectability. We have  morals and respect for the  ��� things our mothers have  taught us, and just as many  teen-agers as adults have the  strength of character to live  up to their morals. We also  respect the law and the police,  and we support enforcement  of the law-among adults and  younth   alike -And   we  don't  see. how 'attending a dance  once a week (often less than  that) makes us "pleasure*mad  youths."  We are not defending any  drinking at the Creek nor anywhere v else on the Peninsula,  and we admit that it does go  on, . but the ��� teen-agers" share  in it is very small and a blanket accusa'tion of teen-agers,  or of any district, will certainly not help to eliminate  the problem. We do not want  condemnation from adults; we  want friendship, and nqw and  then a little genuine help or  advice.  On  Behalf of   the   Gibsons  Teen-agers: ' ^ .  Chris Siewart,  Grace  Grey,  -    Garry Glassford. .  As pastors of a local church,  we would like to reply to the  letter submitted by A Mother,  concerned about Juv;enile problems. . '  She asked, "What are the  ministers of the district doing?  Are they all shutting their  eyes to the appalling conditions that exist in our midst ?''  Our answer could be brief  ��� What can we do about it?  Realizing this ��� reply would  hardly suffice without some  explanation, we will explain  ourselves.  There   is    a    saying,   "The  hand   that   rocks the   cradle,  rules  the  world."  Some  parents left off rocking long ago,  and  have  gone  off rollicking  themselves.   In  the   meantime,  the spiritual life of the  child  has    been     sadly    neglected.  Plans   for. advance  education  and  careers   are   being  made,  but  the  most important  part  of their life is^ given little consideration. ��� *���'  A ministers duty is primarily concerned with the spiritual  welfare    of    the    community.  Often he receives answers like  this;  when  he  calls  to invite  you to church Or your children  to Sunday School, "Can't  be  bothered." ��� '"We  all  sleep  in    on   Sunday   morning" ���  "Not  interested."   These  and  countless    other   excuses   are  offered, so he turns away ���  what  could   he  do?. No,  you;  *  'wouldn'x   neglect   the   health,  nor  education   of. your  child,,  but   the  eternal  soul  of your  child ��� ,well that is different.  Be honest- parent, the children,  are   following  in   your   footsteps ! Do you want them to V  As  young people interested  in the youth of our community, we have been able to help,  at least in a measure, some of  the teen-agers with "their problems. They have wept and told?  us things that in turn sent us-?  to our knees, weeping in prayer. ���-'���-������../ \  Parents who deliberately refrain   from    allowing   their-  young^ foik to  attend Sunday  School  or Church where* they  receive spiritual help and guidance, need a. change of heart:  before   fhey can  ever   expect  their    youngsters    to    change '*  their ways.  If your attitude is one of  indifference, or, "let them  sow their wild oats^ ��� they  have . to learn," remember  God's law of harvest,"Whatsoever a man soweth, that  shall he also reep."  Interested Pastors^  /"' J. Pennayer  v E. Clemo  Pentecostal  Tabernacel,  Gibsons, B.C.  a    A specialist predicts the pos-....  sibilities of a skin bank..Many  of us need a tougher hide.  -KNOWLtS^j3^HHAftDWAR���-  Phone 33  Gibsons, B.C.  2 Good  Range Buys  m  our price  ' Factory built. Oil, pot burner. All  enamel, extra large oven. One "hole,  large slab top. This range is practically as new. A real bargain which  has to be seen to be believed. Original  price on this item was $275.  McLARY  "ESCORT"  $59*  ���'  *  a  6-*i  i  1  Cream, enamel���^ wood and coal ���  range. With 4-hole top slab. This buy  is one that will give satisfaction for  long time. Come in and inspect it at  cur "as is" price. When new, this  McLary cost $130. ��� You can't go  wrong.  I  1  4  I  ���M  I  S  ���Ah  1  I  Pi  &-\  ��)  fr*'  ' if *.?'  h  to  1  V!  ���s>'..  \  i

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