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 School Costs  100,000 Up  GIBSONS   ��� Defeat     of    the  School bylaw cost the area  well over $100,000 according to  the estimate  of L. S. Jackson.  Mr Jackson's remarks to the  Sechelt Board of Trade echoed  remarks previously spoken by  School Trustees, when discussing  cost of Madeira Park and Roberts  Creek schools.  Said Trustee Robert Leith, "if  the bylaw had stood up the first  time we would have had the  schools built and for far less  than it is now costing us."  Mr Jackson revealed there was  property along Sechelt's waterfront which had never been assessed or taxed. "Some of it is  quite large," He said.  serving a Progressive and Growing  Area on B. C.'s Southern Coast.  Covers* Sechelt, Gibsons, Port Mellon, Woodfibre, Squamish. Irvines  La riding. Half Moon Bay, Hardy  Tsland, Pender Harbour, Wilson  Creek. Roberts Creek. Granthams  L��anding, Egmont, Hopkins Landing.  Brackendale, Cheekeye, Selma Park,  etc.  LIBRARY  FT7BX.IS__jB_D by THE COAST uews, x.tioitisx>  Business Office: Gibsons, B.C. National Advertising- Office, Powell River. B.C.  Vol. 4 ��� No.<fS��  Gibsons, B. C.  Monday, October 30, 1950  5c per copy, $2.00 per year, by mat!  ___tfto>_ j_B_-____   1<H  oar  Firemen Need  Water  Hints  Bylaw Illegal  C. Bracewell  planning on fixing and trimming  fhe   recreation    room,    provided  kbove the  firehall for men who  jvill stay on duty.  " Opening date for the hall has  hot as yet been set but the men  rwill be on  call long before the  [hall is officially opened. It is for  pthese   men, . that. the    donations  Kplea is made.  [WanteiJ: Girl  Guide Leader  I GIBSONS ��� If you. are capable  ; of handling bright youngsters,  jyou are just the woman required  by the   Gibsons   Girl Guides.'  The group's executive is having difficulty finding leaders,  wifrling to spend time with  youngsters who so badly need  some guidance and training in  the finer arts of Guide work.  Experience is not required ���  just unbounding interest.  Further details can be obtained by writing either Mrs J. Filley or Mrs W. B. Glendinning,  Gibsons, B.C.  WESTERN  SOCIETY for  Physical   Rehabilitation���Paraplegics  enjoy a. pre-view of the fine  remedial-pool   room  in  the  new wing of the Vancouver Rehabilitation Centre. Lieutenant-  Governor Clarence Wallace will  officially open the $175,000    boards  were  faced with   higher  extension on Nov. 1 ..������-���'���'������-.'������ XX , -,       :^       -...^XX "....     bids than allowed for in the es-  ��^*^��^^^;^^^^  Savings were as high as an  overall 30 percent when contracts were granted to qualified  firms, building on a 90 percent,  progress system. This .would not  necessitate financing on the  firm's part, or increase of bids  GIBSONS���Hints that the recently passed water bylaw will be    for profit on the usual ten per-  declared null and void were contained in a letter received    cen* basis-  Contracts would be on an incentive basis and savings acrued  split with' the contractor on a  percentage basis.  "Coquitlam." said School Inspector C. Frederickson, "was  faced with a bid of $29,000 for  construction of a school, but  managed to have the same  school   built for $21,000."  By this means contractors  need not "tack on" a protective  charge,   or   need   they   consider  GIBSONS���School Board 46, faced with an "impossible" price  for construction of the two roomed  Roberts Creek school  will attempt a new wrinkle in the financing which  may bring  actual cost closer to the originally estimated $37,100.  Bids opened during the board .WWMw:���^^  meeting, Monday, revealed that  Miller Construction Company of  Vancouver with its $45,963 bid  and L. O. McCarter Construction  Comoany of Vancouver with its  $42,659 ��� offer were both above  the Board's limit, granted by the  recent $250,000 bylaw.  Both companies tendered two  prices, with and without the covered play shed. Trustees A. E.  Ritchey and A. Funnell vetoed  any thought of a school without  the sheds. This left higher prices  only to be considered.  Board Chairman Mrs L. S.  Jackson led discussion on an avenue opened up by School Inspector Frederickson, whereby  construction could be undertaken by local or other contractors,  on a pay as you build basis. The  construction company could be  backed by a bond, while the  Boird would be limited in its  obligation to the limit of the  $37,100 nlus a .small proportionate portion from the contingency  fund of $15,000. bringing the total obligation to approximately  $39,000.  Mr Frederickson pointed out  considerable savings had been  made   in other    districts    when  GIBSONS   ���  The   fire   hall   is  nearing completion.  If proof of this statement were  needed it probably lies in the  recent appeal of Fire Chief Wilf  Gray, requesting citizens to donate a chesterfield, chairs, pool  fables, ordinary tables and mirrors or lamps.  } The    volunteer    firemen    are    by the ViUage Council from the Department of Municipal Af  ���  1 _._ _i _~_.    X.__     .����������_ ~>_ _-_>    Awt J     -4-��*i w* wy _ vy tf r      ���  Poppy Day  IN A FEW days we shall . be  asked to remember the dead  of two world wars by wearing a  poppy and, where possible, displaying a wreath in. places of  business.  When we display these emblems, made by disabled veterans, we remind ourselves and  others of the great price paid for  our freedom, and also show that  their sacrifices have not been  forgotten.  The funds contributed1 thus  provide funds for disabled veterans' employment, help veterans, their widows, and orphans  through the Canadian Legion  Service bureau, and provide  money for our local Legion  branch welfare funds.  The Canadian Legion Branch  No. 109, Gibsons, wishes to  thank all who so generously  helped in the past, and solicit  the whole-hearted support of all  our citizens on Poppy Day 1950.  District Lois and Village  Now Counted as One  GIBSONS���This village is no longer the smallest in B.C., according to a proclamation received by the village commission which records the amalgamation of the village and  district lots 686 and 685, effective as of October 20.  This ends a five year fight involving two ministers of  municipal affairs, much heartbreak, and calling in the aid of       ^Uiumi  ^aiiCU     OCiiiia xa^  the CCF political party, as veil as running battle joined by    store! Jack Nelson, Sechelt Au-  B. M. (Batt) Maclntyre, MLA and Victoria.  The proclamation includes 1,000 feet seawards along:  the municipal boundary. Nominations for the three commission  seats vacant in December may be filled by ratepayers from the  newly  alga mated  district.  fairs.  Deputy Minister B. C. Brace-  well declared - he would file the  bylaw but, in a rather obscure  fashion, suggested he would be  unable to recommend signing  the debentures.  Without the debenture, money  could not be raised with which  to pay for the pipe and labor  required.  Council took exception to "this  most ambiguous statement," and  will request Municipal Affairs  Minister R. C. MacDonald to  answer two questions.  1. Provided the bylaw is invalid, why would his department  file same?  2. If his department would accept filing the bylaw, why refuse, as was hinted, to sign the  debentures?  A copy of this letter will be  forwarded to B. M. Maclntyre,  MLA.  Previous to placing the bylaw,  (Continued, on "Page    6)  Phone Service  Investigation  SECHELT  ���   The     Board     of  Trade   will   lead    a   concerted  fight for better telephone facilities for this area.  Following denunciation of the  present system, which was  sparked by an editorial in The  Coast News, and backing from  several of the members, a committee was struck charged with  "looking into the whole situation  and bringing back proposals to  the  Board." X  Gordon   Dalzell,     Selma   Park  Viewpoint  Time Snag  SECHELT���It all boiled down  to a matter of timing.  Sechelt Board of Trade  President Ken Whitaker was  commiserating with members  on the state of the local roads  but pointed out that Westview,  the home of Batt Maclntyre  was also in a deplorable mess.  "Just as bad as the Selma  Park stretch/' said Mr Whitaker, as if he had reached the  bottom of the barrel in adjectives.  Andrew Johnston, chairman  of the Liberal Association,  strong member of the Board of  Trade, executive of the Canadian Legion and manager of  the Burns and Jackson Sawmills, was instantly on his feet  with objections.  He, also, had recently been  in Powell River and Westview  and went to some length to  TfteScri^  had encountered in the same  place.  It transpired, following  what looked like a rather  touchy subject that Mr Johnston had visited before, while  Mr Whitaker, after the rains  came.  They were talking about the  same roads but . . .  either the profit charge or the  loss in interest from tieing up  large sums of money for the  buying of material.  Drawback  to  this system,   according   to   Mr   Frederickson,   is  (Continued on Page 8)  Improvement District  For Sechelt in Offing  SECHELT���Led by this community's Board of Trade under  president Ken Whitaker, the first move was made toward  formation of an improvement district with unanimous election  of L. S. Jackson to head a group of three, acting as a ways and  means committee.  _- % v-%  tomotive Supply, and L. S. Jackson, Burns and Jackson Sawmills, will act as the committee.  They heard charges from the  floor which  included:  "I've waited four hours to get  (Continued on Page 2)  Following 'a scathing de-  nouncistion bv Andrew Johnston  on Sechelt's inactivity, "one of  the main reasons for Sechelt's  backwardness is lack of initiative to work for themselves."  the Board pointed his remarks  by appointing Vic Franske, Davis  Bay, and Robert Cook, Sechelt,  to the committee.  Mr Jackson resides and has  his business at Wilson Creek.  Mr Jackson was his usual caustic self when he took five minutes to condemn the Sechelt  Board of Trade members for  missing the opportunity of hearing. H. H. Howay, provincial assessor who spoke recently at a  public meeting.  "It was a disgrace," he said,  referring to the small attendance, "Here was a man who can  answer probably all of your  questions in relation to taxes,  your big sore point, and none of  you bothered to go and listen."  Jackson was on a visit to the  prairie when Mr Howay was  here.  "For  instance,"   continued   the  mill owner, "Mr Howay gave  you advice in just a few minutes  on what has been bothering us  for years."  The assessor had hinted there  was a, "possibility" that much-  needed lights on Sechelt's roads  could be paid for by means of a  two-mill increase in taxes, provided the area was formed into  an improvement district.  Water, the big trouble with  this area for many years, could  also be answered with the same  formation. If there was an improvement area there would be  a possibility of replacing the  present decadent water system,  by  buying   and improving it.  Fire fighting costs would also  be handled by the increase  which would be collected by the  assessors   department.  30TAH3.S  0 Hi  vt-:c.toia!  A-SVcSn  IVIO'.IAO&i1 Readers* Right  EDITOR, The News-  Sir: Consistent's letter amuses,  intrigues  and annoys  me at  the  same time.  For Consistent's information,  the children are not being transferred in an open boat. It is not  open and was built for far  rougher water than we get here.  Furthermore, the children only go from New Brighton to  Hopkins Landing and that, only  subject to weather  conditions.  The operator is a man well  used to the vagaries of nature,  having been a sailor. He knows  boats and engines and is also  an Al lifeboat man. He is also  the father of one of the children  being transported and has had  very definite instructions as to  operative weather.  Another point for Consistent's  consideration is as far as we  parents know, this is only a  temporary arrangement, pending a school being built at Gambier.  In the meantime, is Consistent  qualified to give necessary instruction to these children? I  doubt it.  In conclusion, may I state that  I am one of the parents whose  children are being transported.  But, unlike Consistent, I am satisfied to use my own name.  EDWARD  A.  BOURNE.  EDITOR, The News-  Sir: Attention of residents of  District 46 should be drawn to  the school situation as of today's  date. The Sechelt and Gibsons  area, especially re the pupils attending, is a sad situation, i.e.  330 at Gibsons and 190 at Sechelt with constant increase and  no place to go. Buses are also ���  overcrowded and convey beyond  the leeal limit.  Opponents of the recent bylaw can now see the havoc caused bv this mountebank from  Gabbier Tsland, who so expertlv  catanulted himself from one side  to the other, leaving his supporters very much nonplussed.  The machinations of this nondescript has indirectly cost the district scores of thousands of dollars.  The reason being the delay in  getting the bylaw passed. This  has brought us to the stage  where potential costs are now  so high "that it is doubtful if the  bylaw money will go far enough  to finish.the program. This benefactor of the poor has come into  the arena with another fanfare  of reducing taxes.  Common sense should prevail  and this bovine piece of a^bie-  uousness be asked to leave, or  shutup.  40 YEARS.  This 'it That  By E. NESTMAN  MRS D. CROWHURST still in  Vancouver, staying close by  Mr Crowhurst, who has been  moved to Shaughnessy. His condition still not good as they  would like it to be. Sam Nutter  in St Pauls, getting along slowly, but improving. Mr and Mrs  Dave Donaldson away' to town  for a week or so.  Bob Burns back from that flying trip to California, where he  reports things really humming.  Visited a few of the well-known  night spots, with his sisters there,  and reported that even with liquor selling wide open, cocktail  bars on every corner, inebriants  were certainly far .less than one  sees in our very dismal "Kennedy Korners". Ah yes, t'was  ever thus, make it hard to get,  and everyone wants it.  News from Mrs Del Graham,  that son Don is now in the Air  Force, and on his way East. Also  mail from Mrs James Norris  from Mansons Landing, doing  very well there, and son Jack  now working out of Mansons.  She also tells me that Jack shot  a 400-lb. bear and that bear  steaks were the order of the day,  not counting the jars and jars of  meat she got out of it.  Well Granny McEwen did it  again, she won the lovely Christmas cake that was raffled at the  Women's Auxiliary bazaar in  Gibsons. It's getting to be no  contest at all when she buys a,  raffle ticket. She must put some  sort of "Fluence" on the thing,  for no matter whether it's number 1 or 19, you can't beat her.  Think I'll get her to buy me an  Irish, for the next one, and see  What JPri���3e Health  IN THIS, the year 1950, it is hard to believe there  are people who are so ignorant of ordinary,  everyday safeguards, as to deliberately poison  whole communities.  It is harder to believe this type of person  could reside in or near Sechelt or Gibsons. Yet  such is the case.  The Village of Gibsons built a fence around  its water source in order to stop cattle from  straying into the zone. These fences have "been  deliberately broken," according to Water Commissioner Mrs E. Nestman. "Cattle have been allowed to wander through the water source area."  Ernie Pearson, discussing Union Steamship  refuse dumps in the Porpoise Bay area, reported  many truckers and householders "scattered their  refuse  without thought of sanitation."  Amateur ��� and careless scavengers seemingly  throw their refuse wherever the fancy takes. It  is then impossible, according to Mr Pearson, to  cover the garbage either with sawdust or dirt  as is supposed to happen in the two proper  dumps in that area.  The Village of Gibsons' will prosecute any  person found deliberately . jeapardizing the health  of   the   community by means of either breaking  School Board Elections  VERY SOON now our School Board, individually  and en block will tour School District 46,  the largest in the province, and make "a report  to the people."  At these meetings will also be held election  of representatives, if such is the desire of the  majority in that particular attendance area, or  re-elect them as your representative.  School Boards are no longer a group of people charged with appointing a school principal,  hiring a teacher or firing a janitor. School Boards  are now entities with' sweeping and far-reaching  powers. They may spend millions of our dollars  or for ever increase our taxes. They decide the  policy of study to a large extent and hire thousands   of personnel.  Theirs is duty which cannot, and should not  be done without much consideration and pond-  eration. They should not be lightly   elected.  Our School Board, rightly or wrongly, has  come under much criticism in the last two years.  Many have been the hidden threats of "wait until the  next annual  meetings".  These then are the annual meetings where  so much, is to be done. These are the annual  meetings when the whole subject of school construction and school management should be discussed and thrashed out.  When you elect a representative nthis year,  we cannot too strongly urge each and every one  of you to stop and ask yourselves "is this man  or woman qualified, in principle and outlook, to  handle so much of our money? Is he or she to  be trusted with the teachings of our children?  Thev hire, therefore are responsible for. the  teachers and   principals who actually  teach.  Qualifications needed to make a school board  member are not high. Any farmer, housewife,  storekeeper, industrial worker or bank president  may apply. And so can others who are willing  to study community needs and the educational  trend of our children.  There are members of our school representative's slate who are hardly qualified to sit thereon. They were placed their because it was easier  to name Joe or Jim than it was to get up and  defend a more unpopular, albeit more capable,  name.  Our schools can only be as good as our  School Board. Our Very future depends upon, the  amalgamated School   Boards of B.C.  Election of  the fences or allowing their cattle to wander  into the zone.  This is only right. If,the village should fail  to prosecute such offenders, we suggest village  fathers be, themselves, prosecuted for dereliction of duty.  In Sechelt, the crime is hardly as serious,  but it is nevertheless dangerous and such practises as exist in that- area should be stopped.  It should be pointed out that offenders in  this type of crime are comparatively easy to  identify. It is the duty of every citizen to help  identify those who so carelessly tamper with the  health of society. & t  We would most earnestly urge all persons  who, in the past, have been either consciously or  unconscibusly guilty of sanitation crimes against  their neighbors, to cease forthwith any practise  which can endanger health.  The law is severe in this matter of public  health. We hope it shall never have to be used  to punish'. But we also hope; if it has, that it be  used severely.  We would suggest that depriving deliberate  culprits of a few dollars is hardly sufficient punishment for second degree murder.  their members must, and  should be, one of seriousness.  Our present slate of representatives should  be changed. There are names on that slate ill  qualified' to be responsible for your children's  future. .   '  There are many on that slate who would  rather be doing something else than attending  the annual meeting. We urge you to mark well  these persons.  Elect only those who are of the highest calibre. Let us not just nominate one man or woman then suggest nominations close. Let every  nomination be a battle. Let every nominee stand  on his or her feet and tell the meeting what they  intend to do about moulding the most precious  commodity we  shall   ever have���our youth.  ; If a nominee stands up and announces he or.  she thinks that everything in the garden is  lovely���discard that  person.  ���������' -In the spending of nearly three-quarters of a  million dollars, such as faces our school board,  there is much that can be improved. There is  much room for suggestion and honest criticism.  None know this more than present trustees. They  want constructive ideas. They want new material  on the Board.  For those of us who think the Board has  done well during the last two years we suggest,  they nominate the man or woman now in office.  For those of us who believe there was room for  improvement in the Board's actions during the  last two years, we suggest they nominate someone they think would be better.  This is democracy. By this method, slow and  cumbersome though it be, will come the best  form of direction.  When the Board makes its annual report in  your neighborhood we suggest you think well oi  what is told you. We suggest you probe deep the  words. .     X  There is too much at stake for slipshod, lazy  methods and letting the  other  fellow do it.  It is up to you. Your children can only be  as educated and scholastically trained as the men  and women you put there can make them.  Please. No silk purses from sows' ears. Elect  your representative with an eve to efficiency  and understanding. Just remember this.  If a man or woman is a mediocre success on  the open market of today, he will hardly be any  improvement on-the School Board.  MORE ABOUT  Phone Service '  (Continued   from Page 1)  through from Selma Park to Sechelt."  "There are two or three subscribers on a 26-line cable running from Gibsons to Hopkins,  yet it takes us hours to get to  Sechelt on our ten-party line."  "We have often missed  chances to make good business  deals because we could not get  through to  Vancouver."  "I hardly believe the lines are  the trouble. It seems to me, and  I have a private line, that operators at Sechelt and Gibsons  cannot handle the work owing  to. poor equipment. Quite probably the boards are too small or  else they, are not efficient enough  (the   switchboards).  "It took me three hours to get  from Davis. Bay to   Sechelt."  The Board, led by Wally Berry, will also send a letter of censure to the Department of Public Works, condemning the management responsible for. the fiasco which turned out to be. this  area's portion of the double  flushing program. \  ���The Board refused, to accept  excuse t^at railway strikes and  work en Vancouver Island had '  caused the delay which has al-^  ready cost the government more \  than 40 barrels of oil, washed off{  the Selma Park highway when|  the rains started. \  Fear that the road building j  grant may be refused or not re-j  newed next year was also voic-f  ed. This will be kept in mind J  when the government is apX  proached. , '���)  It will also be suggested that;  work next year should startf  when the weather is good. "This'i  would assure us of getting a ���  good surface, as the work just],  cannot be done when weather i__\L  inclement." Y  Gibsons High News  By MAUREEN ROSS  BADMINTON  CLUB  STARTING  The     after-school     badminton  club    is   starting   agairr ^lth  membership fee of ten cents pe  afternoon. This club is under th  supervision of Mrs E.   Kane an  she teaches the beginners as th  experienced   members   play.      |,(  A DENTIST  IN THE  SCHOOL'"  Every student in the element*1  ary and high school, has had his^  or her, teeth examined and no\  Dr Franks, the school dentist,  hard at work, right at the schoo'  This system lets the students gd|  their teeth "repaired" and yq|  not lose too much school time  signs, but. it's a   long lane,   th.  has no  ashcan.  Gibsons    Liberal     Associatio'  held a very  nice social evening  at the home of Mrs E. Nestma;  recently. Just a start of the od  get-together  planned for the fu  ture.   It  is hoped  that membe  may   get better   acquainted wit  one   another,   by these  little  sci  cials. Anyone interested in join]  ing  the organization, may do s^  by   contacting  Mr   Jules Mainil  president," or  Mrs   G.  Smith '���*<#  Gower Point.*  if that will  change  my luck.  It  sure   needs it.  Mr and Mrs S. Alibone, the  Co-op baker, have purchased the  home of Mr, Ross, who passed  away recently.  Bob   Calder  back  home  from  his    three-week    vacation.    Mrs  Marge  Leslie  back to work,  after a trip to the States.  Coming  home on the ferry the other day,  met our friend Mr Jack Mayne,  well-known     Sechelt       resident,  and was introduced to Mr Bern-  ell  Gordon,  a   newcomer to  Sechelt. In  the course of the  conversation, we travelled from one  place  to   another.     We     finally  mentioned   Winnipeg,     and   discovered we had both come from  that way. Mentioning names, we  found  we  knew  certain   people,  but   my friend Mr   Gordon just  about finished a budding friendship,   when   I  mentioned  that   I  went  to   school   with   a   certain  gentleman's wife.   "Heavens," he  said,   "she's   not   that  old."  See  what I mean. It's time I went on  a  holiday.  Anyway   all's forgiven,  what's    a   few  years  among  friends.   Did   you  see  the   show  last   week,   "Johnny   Stool   Pig  eon". It had Vancouver in as  ���part of the locale of the story,  quite a thrill to see the port, and  go through the town in a car,  and notice our. (then) Provincial's, getting their men, and  hustling them off to the big  house. The old town looked  mighty  nice  in pictures.  Down, for a visit, Jimmy Tyson  and a few days later "Papa" Tyson, also home for a week or  so, says he misses the "Little  Woman's" cooking. Just like a  man. Mrs Finlayson, our Postmistress, back from her vacation,  and    looking   very   well  indeed.  Mr and Mrs Paulin, sister of  Mrs Joe Connor, leaves for New  Zealand tomorrow, after spending seven months away from  their home. They have had a  grand holiday here, and loud in  praise of B.C., but anxious to  get back down "Under". We  would like to wish them "Bon  Voyage" and   Happy Landing.  We are not the only place having phone troubles, notice by the  Quesnel paper that they are  screaming up there, the telegraph and phone office has been  closing    at"  midnight,    due    to  shortage of staff, etc, etc. A place  of over 3500 people, hospital,  several hotels, dozens of places  of business, a plywood plant, and  many other things too numerous  to mention. The point is, if it  can happen there, who are we  to scream. There again it is Government Telegraph. Nuff sed.  The strange new voice you  might have heard on the phone  exchange once or twice, is our  Bea Skellett, helping out Harry  and Lu, in the event they are  ill, or want a trip to town. They  sure need a little help now and  again, and I'm sure the odd vacation would benefit  them both.  Trees were cleared from road  allowance between the Hoad  property arid Donaldson home,  and it was a revelation' what  they found in the clearing. Ev- '  erything ��� but the kitchen sink ��  had been dumped there, over a  period of time. A few summon's  will be handed out for this indiscriminate dumping, and then  folks will wake up tp the fact  that "No dumping" sign means  just what it says "No Dumping".  Some   people   don't    believe   in  Miss Kaye Coleridge, and tw| f  of her girl friends spent thf (\  week-end at Gower with het'  parents. They tell me, Kay is  little homesick for Gibsons .  could be. Well folks it's agaii;  past midnight, so guess I'd bet  ter scram, will say Good Nigh'  with this little thought, special^  for Harry  (j  My God and Father, while I  stray  Far from  home  on  life's   rougl  way,.    x    x     .  Teach me from my heart to say;  Thy. will be .done. . '  (Dt�� ttirasf Jfetos pit.  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.  \ ft  Editorial    Department,    Gibsons    45  Telephones:  Commercial    Printing,    Gibsons    45  I  .  II  '|  -I  i  1  4  n By  SHIRLEY PINCHIN.   B.H.E.  MINCEMEAT MEDLEY  When November comes, we  start thinking about the coming  festive season and early preparations for its ease and merriment.  One of the first things that  we can make and put aside and  not worry about again until just  before it is to be used, is mincemeat. If you are like me, you  like to get as much done ahead  of time so that you just sit back  and enjoy the whole festivities  without too much work and  worry. I don't mean that you  should rush the season too much,  though, and the last minute hurry scurry, of Christmas is a lot  of  fun, too.  One of the most enjoyable  foods of the holiday season is  spicy, juicy mincemeat. It is  something that   you   can  use in  so many delicious ways and in  so many wonderful recipes, that  you should have it on hand all  during the nexi two months so  that you may enjoy it as company snacks, dessert specials or  fancy tea-time  confections.  GREEN TOMATO  MINCEMEAT  I hope you still have a few  green tomatoes on your vines  because this is a recipe for  mincemeat that has a very special flavors.  12V_ pounds   green   tomatoes  1 tablespoon  coarse salt  4 pounds sugar  1 pound seeded raisins  1 pound dried currants  1 cup   cider  vinegar  1 tablespoon cinnamon  Vz tablespoon cloves  1 teaspoon  nutmeg  2 oranges, rind and juice  1 lemon, rind and juice  Wash and pick over tomatoes.  ^^^���^"^^-��^"*^M W^^-TlBi  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  V  Pleose Clip This Directory Out ond 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  ELECTRICAL WORK  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Registered Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contracting  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 for 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  TAXI  Reliable 24 Hour Service  Halfmoon Bay, B.C.  Bill Mervyn   . ;  Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-U  MACHINISTS  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding   anywhere���anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Fhone 54 v" Res. 78  TAXI  SIR?  call  Bill   Hunter  Sechelt  48  PLUMBING-HARDWARE  ���     TRANSFER-TRUCKERS  Hardware, Plumbing Supplies  "Heating Necessities  "Serving the Peninsula"  Marshall's  Hardware'  Phone Gibson���33  HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE  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 attitude in later life. Every child  needs to be loved and wanted  and when he feels that this love  is not forthcoming his mental,  development may be impaired or  distorted. Mental health begins  at  home.  colander or sieve and pour boiling water over them 3 times  draining well each time. Remove  to preserving kettle, add sugar,  raisins, and currants (well washed) and boil slowly until tender.  Add vinegar and rest of ingredients. Mix well.  Cook slowly until thickened,  about 45 minutes. Pour into hot  sterilized jars and seal at once.  Process in boiling water bath for  ten to 15 minutes to seal jars.  FRUIT  MINCEMEAT  This is good old-fashioned  mincemeat.  To  be   sure   that   it  ��� is at its full-flavored best, mincemeat should be hiade a month  or, more before it is to be used  and allowed to ripen. Store it  in a. cold place and have it ready  for the  Yuletide  season.  12 apples, peeled and grated  en a medium grater  - 3 pounds  seedless   raisins,  scalded and drained  1 pound   currants, scalded and  drained  1 cup ready-cut mixed peel  IV2 cups light   brown sugar  1 cup  any  good   jelly  2 teaspoons salt  Vz  teaspoon   cinnamon  Vz teaspoon nutmeg  Vi teaspoon cloves  V4 cup   cider  vinegar  1 orange, juice and grated rind  Vz lemon, juice  and grated rind  1 pint apple cider or apple  juice,  boiled  1 cup finely grated suet  Mix   together  all    ingredients  and    stir  well.    Place  over  low  heat and bring to a boil. Simmer  gently ten minutes, stirring constantly. Place in covered   crocks  or jars and store in a cold place.  Makes about  3Vz   quarts.  JIFFY  MINCEMEAT  If you keep putting off making your mincemeat and find  that it is almost Christmas and  you still have not made it, here  is a recipe that will help you  solve your problem and at the  same time will please your family and guests.  1 cup  chopped   apple  Vz cup  seeded   raisins  V2  cup currants  V_ cup  butter  1 tablespoon   molasses  1 tablespoon  brandy  1 cup sugar  Vz teaspoon cloves  1 teaspoon  nutmeg  Vi teaspoon mace  Vz cup beef stock  1 cup chopped cooked beef  ��� ������-��� 3 tablespoons fruit jelly  Mix all ingredients, except  meat and jelly, together and simmer about one hour. Add meat  and cook 15 minutes. Add jelly  last and heat just to dissolve.  MINCEMEAT FRUIT CAKE  This is a really delicious moist  fruit cake. It is quickly and easily made and has a delightful  flavor.  Vs cup shortening  % cup sugar'  2 eggs  V2 teaspoon salt  1 cup mincemeat  2 cups flour  %. teaspoon baking soda  Cream shortening and sugar.  Add beaten eggs and mix well.  Sift together dry inpredients  and add to the first mixture alternately with the mincemeat.  Mix well. Bake in a greased loaf  pan for one hour at 325 degrees.  MINCEMEAT SQUARES  - This is like Matrimonial Cake  with mincemeat instead of the  (Continued oh  Page  4)  ���   ^1 ���_���    *    .  ��� WBBM%��  j /     v��miww b      ��_r w/  otwcri^  ***ndo**  ROYAL NAVY  DEMERARA    RUM  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by .the Government of British Columbia.  Steel scrap is urgently needed by British  Columbia's new sfeel 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  (Ehc (Soast Nuuis  CLASSIFIE  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  PERSONA1   UNWANTED HAIR  Eradicated from any part of the  body with Saca-Pelo,. a remarkable discovery of the age. Saca-  Pelo contains no harmful  ingredients,, and will destroy the  hair root.  LOR-BEER LABORATORIES  679 Granville Street  Vancouver,  B.C.  MORE   FOR  YOUR  FURS!!  RAW FUR prices are much  higher this season. British Columbia Trappers and Farmers  afforded grand opportunity to  substantially augment Winter  earnings. Take full advantage���  check your equipment; order  quickly anything you require.  Full stock of TRAPS, RIFLES,  etc., available for prompt delivery, at lowest Prices. Complete  Price List FREE on request. Do  not sacrifice your Furs locally  for less than their full value. Try  "SHUBERT" with the first pelts  you have to sell. You'll be pleasantly surprised with your returns. Write or Ship today ���  hurry! Dept. 196 A. B. SHUBERT CO., Winnipeg. Fur . Receiving  Office,   VANCOUVER.   2  WORK WANTED:  DESIRE part-time   work.  References.     Diane   Laird,    Granthams. 1  FOR SALE:  ONE BROOD sow, last litter in  June of 13 young. Weight  about 300 lbs. Price reasonable.  Apply J. Phillips, Kleindale,  Halfmoon   Bay. 2878-11  1 FUEL oil burning heater, one  wood burning heater, Quebec  style. Apply Secretary Elphinstone Branch VON. Telephone  Sechelt  62W. 2896-1  GENT'S  bicycle,   3-speed  C.C.M.  sports   model,    new   condition,  $50^   Denis Lawson,  Wakefield.  2896-2  FOR SALE:  ONE  SECOND   hand   oil   neater,  model   2010,  $75.00; one single  bed complete, $15.00. H. G. Findlay, Davis Bay. 3  2 DONKEYS, 9x10, without boilers;   1   donkey   raft,   1    80-h.p.  truck engine,   1  10-ton rear end,  3 car engines, 2 with 8 cylinders  and 1 with 6 cylinders, 2 car  rear ends, 5 new tires, 6. tubes,  17x600. Apply Charles Sund-  quist,  Kleindale. 1  FOR RENT:  NEW 3-ROOMED modern house,  conveniently located.   Apply W.  A. Youngson, Sechelt, B.C.  2893-tfn  TOWING and freighting. W. Nygren, phone  Gibsons 86W.  2890-tfn  LEGAL:  LAND ACT  SOUND   work   horse,    age    ten  years,   1600   lbs.  What   offers?  A. Wilson, RR1 Gibsons, B.C.  2886-11  ENGLISH concertina by Wheat-  stone  of London, 56 keys, leather case, perfect  condition,   $50  cash. -  PIANO   accordion   (soprano)   120  bass.    Two    switches,    perfect  condition.   Case   and   instruction  book, $200.  COLT REVOLVER (registered)  .32 calibre. Leather holster,  perfect. condition, $35 cash.  For any of the above, apply F.  Thomas, Beach Ave., R.R.1, Gibsons, B.C.  NOTICE of Intention to apply to  lease Land in Land Recording  District of Vancouver and situate at Egmont, B.C., in Sechelt  Inlet, near the Skookumchuck  Narrows.  Take notice that the Egmont  Consumer Co-operative Association of Egmont, occupation Consumer " Co-operative, intends to  apply for a lease of the following  described  lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the S.W. corner of Lot 5940  thence S. 85�� 59' E. 550.8 ft;  thence N. 80�� 00' 400 ft.; thence  N. 26�� 30' E. 270 ft; thence S.  88�� 30' W. 360 ft. to H.W.M. (60'  from the Gov't, wharf) thence  southerly and westerly along the  H.W.M. to the point of commencement, and containing 2.74  acres, more or less, for the purpose of a fish buying camp and  boat anchorage (grazing, oyster-  culture, etc., as the case may be).  Egmont Consumer Co-operative  Association.  PERCY  ROBERT   CROWE-  SWORDS, agent.  DATED October 3rd, 1950.  LEGAL:  Municipal Voters List, Village of  Gibsons   Landing  NOTICE  TAKE NOTICE that I have posted   copies  of the   Voters'  List  for the Village of Gibsons Landing at the Post Office and at the  Municipal  Hall.   A   COURT   OF  REVISION to revise and correct  the< said Voters List will be held  at  the   Municipal  Hall,  Gibsons  Landing, on the Fifteenth day of  November,   1950,   at  ten  o'clock  in the forenoon.  ROBERT  BURNS.  Clerk. - ���____--^__"scr   iiMiiiiiiWiinnntTirnTii  4 THE COAST NEWS. Monday, October 30, 1950  MORE ABOUT . . .  COOK'S CORNER  Continued from Page 3  usual ,date filling. This new twist  is  really  good.  Wz cups  Hour  Vz teaspoon  soda  % cup  brown  sugar  1 cup   shortening  2 cups fine rolled  oats  Vz teaspoon  cinnamon  Va teaspoon nutmeg  IV2 cups mincemeat  Sift dry ingredients and add  rolled oats and sugar. Cut in  shortening until crumbly. Pack  half the mixture into an eight or  nine-inch   square   pan.      Spread  We Lead the Harbour  with  Dry Goods,  China,  New, fresh supplies.  A complete stock of  kitchen and home  essentials  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  with mincemeat, then add remaining crumb mixture and  pack firmly. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.  MINCE  PIE  Mince pie is of course the  most common and most wonderful way to use mincemeat. Use  one pint of mincemeat for each  medium-sized pie. Put into an  unbaked pie shell, adjust upper  crust and bake in a hot oven,  450 degrees for ten minutes.  Then reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake about 30 minutes  longer.  MINCEMEAT PUDDING  This is a hearty tasty pudding  for cold weather meals. Try it  this winter. I am sure that you  will like it as well as we do.  Bread or cake crumbs  1 Vz cups mincemeat  cup walnuts  eggs  Vz  2  Vz cup  sugar  Vz cup water or fruit juice  1 lemon, juice and grated rind  Arrange alternate layers of  mincemeat and crumbs and nuts  in individual molds, custard cups  or muffin tins. Beat all other ingredients together and pour over  contents of cups. Bake in a moderate oven, 350 degrees for about  30 minutes or until firm. Serve  hot with hard sauce or sweetened  whipped cream.  MINCEMEAT   DROP   COOKIES  V3 cup shortening  Vz cup light brown sugar  1 egg  1 teaspoon vanilla  2 cups flour  Insurance for Every Purpose  PHONE GIBSONS 42  N.  RICHARD McKIBB.N  SCOW  FREIGHT SERVICE  EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY  Logging Trucks and Trailers  Excavating Shovels Moving Vans  All Building Materials  R. M. INGLIS ��� GIBSONS AGENT  Phone Gibsons 50  CHAMPION & WHITE LTD.  1075 MAIN STREET     *  PA. 6539 Vancouver PA. 9171-2  "Captain /Horaansin towif"  . . . and he's a winner wherever  he goes. Next time try Captain Morgan���extra smooth  and flavourful���Canada's largest selling rum;  GOLD LABEL  RXJlVi': ���: ���: J&^&J^ \  Blended in Canada from Carefully Selected Rare Old Rums  by- Cag'tai'n Morgan Rum Distillers Limited.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Murdoch's Landing  By MYNER  MR AND Mrs Royal Murdock  and Mr and Mrs Robert Leith  have returned from their Cariboo hunting trip following a visit to Quesnel. They were not  loaded down with moose when  they arrived here.  Norman Sleep came out of the  hospital recently. We are all  glad to see you up and around  again, Norman.  Mr and Mrs Donald Ross returned home after a visit to  Vancouver. But we are sorry to  report that Donald got bit with  the 'flu bug.   '  Mr and Mrs Horace Williamr  son have just returned from Sechelt where they have been visiting their son Mell and his family.  We are very happy to report  that our good neighbor, Mrs  Sarah Wray is making a marvel-  Vz teaspoon salt  2 teaspoons baking powder  Vi teaspoon mace  IV2 cups mincemeat  Cream together shortening and  sugar. Add unbeaten egg and  beat well, add vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients. Add alternately' with mincemeat.  Blend well. Drop by teaspoon  on well-greased cookie sheet  about one inch apart. Bake at  375 degrees for about 15 minutes.  MINCEMEAT FRUIT BARS  These are delicious, chewy  bar cookies that will be popular  with your family, I am sure.  1 cup  mincemeat  Vz cup granulated sugar  1 egg, beaten  1 cup all-purpose  flour  IVz teaspoons baking powder  Vz teaspoon salt  2 tablespoons   milk  1 teaspoon vanilla ��  1 cup chopped nuts  Beat sugar into well-beaten  egg. Sift and measure flour and  sift again with baking powder  and salt. Add sifted dry ingredients to egg mixture alternately  with the milk, to which the vanilla has been added. Fold in  mincemeat and nuts. Bake in a  well-greased shallow pan, 9x9  inches, at 350 degrees for 30  minutes.  ous recovery  following   her   recent operation.  Marvellous is a good word to  use in this instance when it is  recalled that Mrs Wray is 90  years young. She was taken ill  in September and entered St  Mary's Hospital. She was then  flown to Vancouver where she.  underwent two major operations  in less than a month. Now we  are all waiting to hear about the  day she will return to our midst.  ' Mr and Mrs Gordon Roy have  gone to Vancouver for the winter.  Mr and Mrs R. Leith, Sr, are  spending a few weeks in the  Harbour visiting with their sons,  Harvey and Bob Leith and their  families.  Mr and Mrs W. Hodgson have  returned   after p.   short   visit  in,  Vancouver.  V  a-  %.  Never having worn a pair of  shoes in her life, the mountaineer's feet were tough as leather  themselves. Her husband  stretched out on the cabin floor,  watching her stir the stew in the  fireplace, laboriously lifted a  hand to remove his corncob.  "Maw," he said, "best move your  foot. That's some live ashes  under it."  She   kept   on  stirring.       "All  right, Henry; which foot?"  C. G. BALLENTINE - PHOTOGRAPHY  BAL'S BLK. GIBSONS  Member���Professional  Photographers  Ass'n of  B.C.  .-. rt  %  1  i  SINGER PORTABLE SEWING MACHINE  Junior   and    Senior    High , School  Students   of   British   Columbia���If  you can 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. Mail it how before  you forget!  This essay contest is sponsored by the Pulp and Paper  Industry of British Columbia to remind the Younger  Generation of the increasing importance of the Industry  and the major role it plays in the daily lives of all uiho live  in this great province.  4  I  3-50  IN  BR��T��sLl_��_��ee=i-JL!^  CANADIAN PULP & PAPER ASS'N. (WESTERN BRANCH)     j  805 Dominion Bldg.      -      Vancouver, B.C. i  Send Contest Information and Literature to: j  I  1  !    Name  I  .     I   ���. ���_���_ _...._.._. _ , _-     |:  j    Address .. . . ���. ���     I  TEACHER-TRAINING INSTITUTIONS  IN BRITISH COLUMBIA  A most important aspect of education is the professional  training of teachers for the schools of the Province. The  following institutions undertake this responsibility:  PROVINCIAL NORMAL SCHOOL,   (Vancouver)  This institution was established in 1901 and provides  the basic professional training for elementary school]  teachers. It offers a one-year course leading to interim  certification.  PROVINCIAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF EDUCATION,  (Victoria)  This institution was established in 1914. It provides  courses for permanent certification, courses for specialist certification in fields such as music, art and primary  education and in-service training courses for all teachers.,  PROVINCIAL NORMAL SCHOOL,   (Victoria)  This institution was established in 1915. It provides the  basic professional training for elementary school teachers.  It offers a one-year course leading to interim certification.  UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,  (Vancouver)  This Department of the University was established in  1923. It offers courses for the professional training of  secondary school teachers, undergraduate and graduate  courses in education for teachers seeking university degrees and in-service training courses for all teachers of  secondary schools.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  Honourable W. T. Straith, K.C., Minister  Victoria; B.C.     x  51.1 SECHELT  By "ARIES"  A SMALL group of parents met  at the home of Mr and Mrs J.  Parker to arrange the formation  of a junior Badminton Club.  They were Mr and Mrs J, Parish, Mr and Mrs Guy Powell,  Mrs Duncan McColl and Mr and  Mrs J. Parker. The young people have organized and will  meet in the Legion Hall for their  games. Captain Michael Wood,  secretary-treasurer An^i J|ervj��  with Mr Guy Powell in an advisory capacity. Two parents  will  be   on' hand  every evening  for help and instruction. Rules  will be drawn up and posted by  Mrs Beatrice Rankin, school  principal. It should be a good  club with orderly conduct a  must. Members will be requested to sign on arriving and leaving the club rooms. We are  pleased about this as our teenagers will now have something  constructive to do during the  winter evenings. Having their  own slate of officers they will  soon be able to show older people a thing or two about how  things should be run.  Geraldine McKissock was  three 'years old recently and had  a few little friends in for lunch  with a heart-shaped cake suitably iced by Mummy with three  candles and a good time had by  all. Those helping to celebrate  were Sheila Nelson, Edna and  Judy Smith, Elaine Powell,  Wendy and Sheryl Billingsley,  Sean Robbillaird, and sister  Maureen. Also calling were two  bigger girl friends, Darleen Laycock and Margaret  Williams.  Returning from Vancouver after a few days' vacation are Mr  and Mrs Neil Hanson.  Mrs Harry Sawyer is away in  Vancouver for a little change of  scenery. Also Mrs Chas Phillips  is in  Vancouver for a few days.  Melvin Cassman is no longer  at the Sechelt Automotive Service. We have inquired and un-  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 30, 1950  r>  SCHOOL RADIO BROADCASTS  ��� To help ensure equality of educational opportunity  throughout British. Columbia I$y providing for  smaller schools some of the advantages enjoyed by  larger centres.  ��� To supply educational resources which are beyond  the means of the individual teacher.  ��� Through careful presentation to arouse and foster a  love of good music by making it available to schools.  ��� To bring to life, through dramatization, the selections  on the school literature programme, and great events  of the past, included in the social studies programme.  ��� To portray, with vividness, present-day -life in other  parts of Canada, the British Commonwealth and the  world.  ��� To drive home lessons of good citizenship, to promote character development, and to encourage good  neighbourliness on a national and international level.  These are some of the leading aims of:  THE B.C. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  through its  DIVISION OF SCHOOL RADIO BROADCASTS  Towards the accomplishment of these aims, school programmes are broadcast daily on such general topics as: social studies, science, health, character  education, English, art, French and music.  Radio facilities are provided through the co-operation of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and private radio stations affiliated with it. These include:  CBR, Vancouver; CFJC, Kamloops; CFPR, Prince Rupert; CHWK, Chilliwack;  CJAT, Trail; CJIB, Vernon; CKLN, Nelson; CKOV, Kelowna; CKPG, Prince  George; and CJDC, Dawson Creek.  In addition to these services, the Department of Education also provides schools  with' teaching notes to accompany the broadcasts. Over 40,000 copies of' such  material will have gone out to schools this term. A plan of assistance has also  been established whereby aid is given toward the purchase of approved radio  receiving equipment, so that schools will be prepared to make the most of  broadcast offerings.  Arrange to listen at home, at the same time as your children do at school,  2:00 to 2:30 p.m., each school day afternoon, between October 1 and May 31.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION  Hon. W. T. Straith, K.C, Minister  VICTORIA, B.C.  512  Bazaar Slated  For Saturday  PENDER HARBOUR ��� Final  arrangements for the Bazaar,  slated for Saturday at Madeira  Park Community Hall, were  made during the recent monthly  meeting   of   St  Mary's  Hospital  Auxiliary,  under  President   Mrs  L. Bell.  Opening hour is 2:30 for the  first bazaar ever held in this  hall. Tea will be served while a  fish pond should take care of  the youngsters. Fancy work will  be on sale as will home cooking,  flowers and raffle tickets.  Every donation will be warmly received as funds are for a  good cause.  It is hoped many will come  from the lower end of the Peninsula. It would be well to remember that St Mary's caters to everyone from the whole peninsula. It is not alone for Pender  Harbour.  derstand   he will not be coming  back.  Miss Yvonne Brooker was the  week-end guest of Mr and Mrs  Tommy   Robbillaird.  Noticed Mrs George Shaw  here at the week-end staying  with her mother, Mrs Nels J.  Nelson.  We were very sorry to hear of  the serious accident sustained by  Roy Marshall who fell from a  telephone pole while engaged in  his work. Roy, you, will remember, worked here on the power  lines and married local girl Janet  Hanson.  Also glad to see Harold Ingram visiting Sechelt for a few  days and staying with his inlaws Mr and Mrs Bill Youngson.  Harold is still on crutches, having broken his leg five months  ago. It's a heck of a note having  to break a leg to get time off  to see one's wife. Some people  have the darndest luck and Harold seems to be one of them.  Mr Jack Mayne spent a few  days in town recently.  The Holy Family Church here  has a nice picket fence and it  is such an .improvement. Noticed  Father E. O'Dwyer out there  quite  busy with   the others.  Mr and Mrs Glen Edwards and  children  staying for a few days  with Mr and Mrs Harold Nelson. ,  They come  from North Vancouver. ,  Also Donnie Marshall is here  visiting his grandparents, Mr  and Mrs  Louis Hanson.  Noticed here recently, Garth  Griffiths of B. C. Power Commission.  Mr and Mrs Frank Postlewaithe spent a few days in  town to attend their son Frank's  wedding. We hope to have the  details by next week.  Away on a hunting trip in the  Cariboo are Jim Parker, Ted Osborne Sr and Ted Osborne Jr.  By PEARL PUNNETT  Schedule of Annual Meeting  SECHELT   DISTRICT   ATTENDANCE   AREAS  Egmont  Roberts Creek  Gibsons  Sechelt  Halfmoon Bay  Silver Sands  Kleindale  Gambier Island  Bowen Island  Irvines Landing  Pender Harbour  Nelson Island  Egmont School  Community Hall  School Hall  Sechelt School  Halfmoon  Bay School  Silver Sands School  Kleindale School  Veterans'  Memorial  Hall  Bowen Island School  Pieper's Hall  Pender Hbr. Superior School  Nelson Island School  Nov. 5, 1950 at  Nov. 6, 1950 at 8  Nov. 7, 1950 af 8  Nov. 8, 1950 af 8  Nov. 9, 1950 af 8  Nov. 9, 1950 at 8  Nov. 9, 1950 at 8  Nov. 9, 1950 af 8  Nov. 11, 1950 at 8  Nov..11, 1950 at 8  Nov. 11, 1950 at 8  Nov. 12, 1950 at  p.nii  p__m.  p.m_  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  p.m.  WITHIN the last few weeks  quite a number of families  have left the island. Mr and Mrs  Jack Adams, with Barbara and  Jackie are now living at Princess Louise Inlet; Mrs Watson  Turner with Nigel and Anne,  have gone to West Vancouver,  and Mr and Mrs Charles Con-  nail to Vancouver.  Mrs H. Pepper of North Vancouver was a recent guest of her  sister,  Mrs E.  Bouts.  The Sanne Transportation Co  ferries are laid up for the winter, so Mr and Mrs Tom White  have returned to their home in  Vancouver until next season.  Congratulations to Mr and  Mrs Frank McKee on the birth  of a son in Vancouver General  Hospital on October 20, the first  grandchild for Mr and Mrs Earl  McKee.  Mr Archie Greenaway has taken over the duties as student  minister of the Bowen United  Church for the winter session.  Mr and Mrs Bob Proudlocke  and little daughter Peggy have  gone to Vancouver for the winter months. Bob is working in  town now and they will be near  their youngest daughter who is  confined to the Children's Hospital for treatment of a lung ailment. Speedy recovery for the  baby Dot and Bob.  Mrs E. Bouts left last week to  spend the winter in West Vancouver.  Mrs Bert James arrived home  last week-end after six months  away from the island, visiting  her daughter in Montreal and  her mother and sisters in England.  Hassans'  PENDER HARBOUR, B.C.  The  Old-Established  General     Store  SUPPLYING  FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS  Latest   in   Novelties   and  1 Toys.  Fish Buyers  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always.  Steer for  Hassans' Landing  Midway South Shore  STAN FRANCIS  the popular emcee on the program SHARE  THE WEALTH is offering you a chance at  grand cash prizes every Monday night at  8:30 on... e  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 30, 1950  MORE ABOUT . . .  Water Bylaw  (Continued   from Page 1)  and wise in the ways of the Department, Village fathers had  requested from the Department  of Municipal Affairs an OK on  the proposed schedule, a copy of  which was attached to the letter.  A few minor changes were  suggested and with these provisos the green light was given.  Council ran up against trouble getting , clearance on the  water source from the medical  authorities. This was remedied  and the bylaw passed by ratepayers. A copy of the health certificate was forwarded to the  Department following the bylaw.  It is believed by commissioners that the timing in sending  Victoria the certificate of health  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?  Pender B.O.T.  Election Date  PENDER HARBOUR ��� Election  of officers will highlight next  general meeting of Pender Harbour Board of Trade according  to a recent release from Publicity Director A. A. Lloyd.  Nomination for officers will  start November 1 until closing  date, November 14. Election will  take place at the meeting on  November 20 at 8 p.m. in the  Clubhouse, Garden   Bay.  Mr Lloyd points out that all  dues   are   payable   before  these  regarding the water source may  have something to do with the  suggested refusal to sign the debentures.  Village fathers feel the Department should have notified  them of any discrepancy prior  to the village going to the considerable expense of holding the  bylaw.  "These people in Victoria are  supposed to be there to help us  with advice and rulings on proper procedure," complained one  of the Commissioners. "All we  have ever had from them is a lot  of rulings following our own efforts which should have been  guided  from  the start."  USE COAST NEWS ADS  THIS IS WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN  WAITING FOR  A wide range in   new shipment of Happy Foot socks  Tasella's Shoppe  SECHELT  Sechelt Movies  Walt Disney's Technicolor Triumph  "SO DEAR TO MY HEART"  Sechelt, Wed., Nov. 1 ��� 8 p.m.  Sechelt. Friday, Nov. 3 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  Madeira Park, Sat.# Nov. 4 ��� 8 p.m.  Halfmoon Bay, Thurs., Nov. 2 ��� 7:30 p.m.  Dana Andrews as  "KIT CARSON"  Sechelt, Thurs., Nov. 2 ��� 8 p.m.  Sat., Nov. 4 -��� 7 and 9 p.m.  Sechelt Theatre Open Every Night  For   Information  Phone   Manager  Gordon West, Sechelt 58W  WINTER and FALL Weather  Is Hard On Floors  Make Sure of Your Floor Service Now  Floor Coverings        Paints        Wallboards  Electrical Supplies Appliances  These are only a few of the things you get when you  call on  uilding Supplie  PHONE SO for Delivery  dates in" order that 'members' may  be allowed to vote' or nominate  or run for office.  It was pointed out the Board  of Trade is a virile body and instrumental in leading the community   in   its   fight   for   power  ~serviceL~posxarserViiiiii^^sa\T  proved roads.  "Much has yet to be done. Every person interested in the furthering of Harbour interests  should join and help make a  stronger  and  more   potent   unit  "It is to the advantage of everyone to build our services. It  is to the advantage of us all to  get behind the Board and help  guide it toward a brighter future."  A COMPLETE STOCK  BUTCHER ART KING IN ATTENDANCE IN OUR NEW  MEAT MARKET  WE ARE STARTING IMMEDIATELY A TURKEY CLUB  JOIN NOW  A DAILY DELIVERY FOR EASY ECONOMICAL SHOPPING  SELMA PARK STORE  PHONE SECHELT 76  GOOD PAYING  ARE NOW OPEN FOR  WOODS   WORKERS    '   . X  IN PRACTICALLY ALL CUTTING AREAS  IN CANADA  Especially Heavy Demand  in Ontario and Quebec  CALL AT OR WRITE YOUR NEAREST  NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OFFICE  v  FOR FULL INFORMATION  FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR  MILTON F. GREGG,  Minister.  A.MacNAMARA;  Deputy Minister.  m  mm  _ Day Labour For  Site Clearing  GIBSONS ���.".-. . and they grind  exceedingly small."  Such could be the reeling of  Sechelt District 46 School Board  as it found itself faced with the  same spot from which it had  started some months- before.  Day labour will be means of  contracting the clearing of Madeira Park   school  site.  Bids opened at the Board  meeting were too high. Two of  the three offers were above the  sum laid aside for clearing, filling and draining the whole  site, yet the estimate was only  for clearing the actual building  site alone.  The third contract for $2925  submitted by Overseas Products  was only a few dollars below  the $3050 set aside in the bylaw  for the complete job.  Pender     Construction   with   a  bid of $3800 and Carron Mining  with an offer of $4000 were the  others  opened.  Trustees A. E. Ritchey and Robert Leith were adamant in  their belief the work could be  done for less, on a day labor  basis. ���  The Board had previously  been turned down by the Department of Education on the  suggestion of daily rates.  "You may now go ahead and  do the best you see fit," said  School Inspector C. Frederick-  son in advising trustees. "You  have protected the public interests by calling for tenders. You  find the bids too high, so you  may now do the work by day labor with a proper authority in  charge."  Architect Harold Cullern will  supervise the' work, which will  be limited to the original $3050.  Approval will again be requested from the Department of  Education,    "just   in   case."  *  COAL  Order Your Winter's Supply How  AH Types and Sizes  New Low Prices  R. M. INGLIS  PHONE GIBSONS 50  School Site is  Being Opened  GIBSONS���Executive     Assistant  to the Minister of Education,  E. C. Grant, lauded School Board  District 46 for turning down the  contract bids re construction of  a roadway to the school site proper on the Gibsons High School  site.  The Board, faced with a disappointing day of overbids and  "out of this world" ..tenders, eagerly grasped at the department's  approval and went on record as  approving day labor basis for  construction of a rock filled way  along the west side of the site  to where the school itself will  stand.  Mrs Anne Burns was authorized to contact G. Ellander with a  view to having the original contract bidder do the same work  on a day basis.  It is estimated that nearly  $400 can be saved on this project alone.  Mr Ellander will be told there  is only $500 available for the  complete job of building the  rock-filled roadway in order contractors can go through what is  expected to be, in a very short,  time,   a total quagmire.  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 30, 1950  PHONE GIBSONS 76W  Mrs. E. Nestman  Immediate Service.  O. E. S.  MOUNT ELPHINSTONE CHAPTER  Fall Bazaar and Tea  LEGION HALL  November 8  GIBSONS  2:30 to 5 p.m.  Christmas   Novelties   ���   Raffles  Fortune Telling, etc.  Whist Drive ��� 8 p.m.  im mnr  Use News Ad-Biiefs To Sell!  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 -r  Breakwater Construction Marine Salvage  Salvage Pumps  m  THIS  NEEDS A FULL  . and it takes time to train a tank crew: each man  must know his job thoroughly; he must be  an alert, skilled member of a fighting team.  The Armoured Corps of the Canadian  Army needs keen young men today... men  ready to train for a man-sized  place in one of its tank crews:  tank drivers, gunner  operators, vehicle mechanics.  Now is the time to report  for training... make  Canada strong by  ^ acting now!  Siamfr'i?*  When Cold Winds Blow  A WOOD OR COAL RANGE FROM  MARSHALL'S WILL ASSURE YOU OF  COMFORT  On the floor we have a complete range of Gurney,  Wingham ranges, Coleman oil burning heaters,  Herald and Fawcett coal  heaters.  Get Yours While the Selection Lasts  Marshalls Hardware  PHONE 33  HELP  MAKE  ���AHAPA  ��TH@I1G  To enlist you must ���  1. Be a Canadian citizen or British subject.  2. Be between 17 and 29 years of age.  3. Be single.  4. Meet Army test requirements.  5. Volunteer for service anywhere.  Report right away to:  Recruiting Office, 475 Howe Street,  VANCOUVER, B.C.  A238S-BC  i ^(ign__ j\.minM  8  THE COAST NEWS, Monday, October 30, 1950  SECHELT���"It is part of our belief in the future growth of  this area." So summed up E. S. Clayton, generally known  as "Clayton", long time manager of Union Steamship's store���  more than 20 years���when he announced opening his own  cash and carry grocery 'probably the latest in design and ac-  essability."   '  With smiling approval from  Mrs Clayton, the new owner-operator recalled the time he arrived in Sechelt "with its very  few homes find many friendly  people."  Born in London, England, Mr  Clayton first worked for Herbert  Whitaker, father of Ken Whitaker, who was one of the originators of the area. "He owned thec  hotel and the main store and  all the property which is now  Sechelt," Mr Clayton recalled.  "That* was more than 30 years  ago."  Unlike a lot of women, Mrs  Clayton found little difficulty in  divulging that she had visited  Sechelt "more than 42 years  ago."  The store is a self serve, fully  modern, fully stocked grocery.  "There will be a saving for everyone here," said the new owner. "It is believed the self serve  principle will allow customers  more  freedom   of  choice   and  a  Briggs-Stratton  Evinrude  New and Used Motors  Parts Overhauls  Agent  GIBSONS MARINE  SALES  Gibsons, B.C.    Phone 54  saving in wages which "can be  passed on to the consumer."  The Claytons have four children, two boys, and two girls.  Mrs Maurice Hemstreet is the  only daughter living on the Peninsula.  MORE ABOUT .  . .  School Bids  (Continued from Page 1)  if the money runs out and the  school should not be completed  the Board is "holding the sack."  Subtraction of the various  boosting elements mentioned  would, in the opinion of Architect Harold Cullern, bring the  cost of building close to the or-  ��� iginal estimate.  Mr Cullerne and the inspector will contact L. O. McCarter  Construction with a view to having that firm agree to building  along the incentive contract  idea.  Mrs Jackson pointed out, backed by A. E. Ritchey and A. E.  Davies, that local contractors  may like to bid on this idea.  Robert Leith urged they be  given the chance, if the McCarter firm turned down the approaches from the Board. Mr  Leith pointed out that local con  tractors would have to be qualified men. "They would have.to  know they can come very close  to the estimate, before they  could be granted any contract,"  he said..  Authority   for the   new  move  SEGHELT BAKERY  A complete line of fine pastry  BREAD CAKE COOKIES  "Support Home Industry" as we help support it'  >  Wholesale Delivery  PHONE 49  \ nun \i;i: BARGE  TRANSPORTATION  MONDAY ��� WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  DOORS CLOSE 4 p.m  �����CJt  Three freight trips weekly from Vancouver. Covered barge leaves foot of Roger  St. for Gibsons  Agent Reg Godfrey  Granthams   56  Working Men's Meals  WE SPECIALIZE IN GOOD FOOD  Parties Catered For  Reasonable ��� Comfortable  Large Private Dining Room  Our Delicatessen is Complete  OPEN EVERY DAY ��� ALL DAY  Seclielt Tea Room  School Shifts  For Halfmoon  GIBSONS ��� During the recent  bylaw  battle it was suggested  that   the   number  of pupils   attending schools is decreasing.  Halfmoon Bay will go on  shifts to take care of the increase  in enrollment from 25 pupils to  more  than 30.  Reporting to the School Board,  School Inspector C. Frederickson  suggested the shift idea instead  of transporting the children to  Sechelt.  . "You have reached the stage  in Halfmoon Bay," he told trustees, "where we either have to  transport children to Sechelt  where your schools are already  bursting at the seams, or hiring  another teacher and putting on  two shifts."  The, Board decided, following  the information from Norman  Hough, "that no more chicken  coops are available for schools,"  to follow the inspector's suggestion.  The present teacher who, according to Mr Frederickson, "is  a very fine teacher, and woman,  and interested in her work," will  take over as principal when the  teacher, yet to be hired, arrives.  It is quite probable the shifts  will be from'8-12:15 and 12:30-  4:45. Hours are only tentative,  and it is believed primary  grades will be taught during the  first shift.  was hinted in a letter from E. C.  Grant, executive assistant to the  Minister of Education. Mr Grant  suggested the Board had done  all in its power to protect the interests of the public and had  abided by the Act. It would now  be up to the Board to have-the  schools built by means best suited, in the mind of the Board,  with approval of the Department  of Education.  Mr Frederickson, for the Department of Education, believed  "there would be no trouble in  getting the authority for going  ahead with the incentive contract idea."  Local business men were given small chance of entering the  race now as they had failed to  bid in two tenders which were  called.  In speaking to one of the local  contractors, the Coast News was  assured that "we would be bnly  too willing to bid along these  lines." When asked if he could  come close to the Board's original estimate, the contractor answered, "certainly, we can meet  that price or at least very very-  close to it."  "MANY OF our customers have found that a joint account is  the most  satisfactory  way of dealing with  their  family  bills and expenses/' says Tom Larson, manager of the Bank of  Montreal branch at Gibsons.  It's as simple to open as any other current account, and  arrangements are quickly made for either husband or wife to  be able to sign the cheques. Many women find such an account  a great convenience, for it helps them to* keep a much closer-  check on their part of the family budget. And, if their husband's out of town often, it does away with the need to keep  important sums of money in their purses or about the house.  If you think that a joint account would make your family  financing easier, drop into the Gibsons branch of the B of M.  You'll find a helpful, efficient staff, eager to save you time and  budgeting headaches. . advt.  DON'T WAIT/  SEE  US   FOR  Flooring:: Floor Finishes  EDGE and FLAT GRAIN FIR FLOORING-  ALSO REJECT  Sanded  and   Unsanded  Plywoods  3/16" and V4" P.V. Hardboard  Linoleum and Lono-Tile Congoleum Rugs  Asphalt Tile ,  Floor Varnish Rez Shellac  Floor Enamel Lacquers  ^   . For Floor Sander Rental  Gibsons Building Supplies  PHONE GIBSONS 53  Once Again It's Time to Take Advantage of  GRAYSONS  Many local people last year took advantage  of this offer in which your parcels are  Weighed  Wrapped  Mailed  Don't Delay  See Us Today  at GIBSONS

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