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Array Commission  Nominations  GIBSONS Commission nominations closed just prior, to  press time. Following are the  men among wkio.i the public  will choose three. Harley C  Anderson (Naturopath) James  Drummond, (Merchant) James  Hall, (Retired plumber),  William Holmes, (Retired),  Robert Macnicol, (retired),  Ralph Skeltc-n,   (Retired).  Voting will take place in  the Municipal Hall, December  14 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.  There are 521 persons on the  voter's list this year.  ibsons P  Publislred-tryrTire-Coast News, Gibsons, B.C.  Vol. No. 4 - fl i %   . : ��� ��� "       ��?>  Gibsons, B.C.  Thursday. December 7.  1950.        5c per copy, JP r'      ^ Vw  3d  issson  Missed   Men  s  as Xmas Planning  GIBSONS. Plans are now being laid by the P.T.A. for a Christ-  } mas party for youngsters of this area.  J According to information released at a recent meeting in the  ���) Elementary School, children will have much to look and listen  f/to. Stanley Truman, High School Principal, reported on the  (Musical Pageant slated for December 15;  y   ���  (     Arthur  Pilling   was   named  group  ^representative  . on the  (and charged with contactinbg  (other; organizations   in   order  [to    plan    for the    May    Day  .parade.  u   School    Teacher       Richard  Falconer outlined the need for  -library books.  Guest    speaker    was    Mrs  Eileen Kane who took memb  ers through the turnings of a  new course she is teaching in  the school. ''Effective living  is taught with every subject",  she said.  She had learned about the*  course while at summer school  this year. Mrs, Kane now supervises promotion of the  subject.  EDnORIAL  HOLD YOUR THREATS  In the letter addressed to this paper from James Sinclair, M.P.  pyehave just witnessed the most revealing, self motivated, expose  ^t has been our bad luck to view.  ( We cannot but re^ ifrom t^ th^ our.  -lumberHias~stooped"^-itettj!^ /-^��->-.r ������ v -.-'���  j Very sarcastically he submits that the Coast News would  lUite .probably hate to lose its/handout';advertising from  lhe Federal Government. We certainly do, but not enough to  londone useless waste-pf the public's money.  |XWe hate'to lose the government's advertising because we  (believe the weekly newspapers'.have a better, per reader, hitting  power! than -any daily -Jany where... This goes for any weekly.  j& We believe the- government of Canada is advertising because  [t helps to make Canada a better place in which to live. We don't  Relieve it advertises in the Coast News just to please Sinclair,  put - if it does - both the government and Sinclair can keep it.  I When this paper has to kow tow to a man of Sinclair's obvious  Character by means of his half hidden, despicable arm twisting  [rhereby he betrays the trust placed in.him by this constituency  \then we are better dead.  , We are printing our Member's letter in full. Please read it.  jit is a clue to the type of man we - yes, we - voted for. It is a clue  so the government we have.. What a combinatioif.  I We have always known this idol had feet of clay, but this is  fiie first time he has taken his shoes from off the same.  ' When we received-this letter from Sinclair, Ave read it three  Jimes in case'we had misread the implication. Convinced at long-  last, we wired Ottawa as follows.  I| James Sinclair M.P.  House of Commons. Ottawa. X  I sir-       X "'    -'vx .".-:  ���" "���   " ,   ���  jf. Please fulfill your implied threat to cancel'advertising for the  [Coast News. If you fmdjthe.Government wasting money it is your  gut? as our servant to stop it without having specific orders.  |We would point out that this is probably not the only wastage  |you are condoning. From "the implication of your"letter "we"are led  -to believe there could he other'instances, in other papers, this  ^fchould be stopped, as wellas your foolish advocation of more  wharfs for a community that is even now being deprived of, what  ghas been for many years, its'greatest'passenger and freight link  with the mainland. .      ��� X  In wording his letter,   Sinclair gives.it that it is to save   the  governmen money "that he will have the advertising, cancelled,  j    If Mr Sinclair finds the government wasting money in 'useless'  | advertising, we suggest it is his duty to stop such wastage - not -  | on a paronage basisbut as the only proper thing for a gentleman  | to do .  .'    There can be nothing as disgusting as a man - one oi* pur own  servants - using.the position we'have put him in, X be threaten-  ing-X.y i'nuendo.        '."���-  ^:     Mr Sinclair may have been ������returned by a msj'U'ity of 4 to. 1.  ; during   the   elections   but   we  : would" .point .. oiit   that Hitler ���  ' heat that percentage by a wide margin and he is hardly ma go :.\  ; position now. -Mussolini was n6t to be.sneared ..'at wX?n it. came  .  ' to machine polities either/'  ���     i- .    *.:  .  .  Demoeracy works only-because we-have good men behind ������it.  It, works in ratio, to the: amount of good and public duty, within   ;  (.he candidates,- "' ' "���    X '   '..���  Judging" by the letter we received from the Hoi*.-*.-: of Common.-,  GIBSONS James Drummond, chairman of the Village Commission  Will run as a candidate for one of the three Commission vacancies,  Long, a dark horse, Mr Drummond had refused to state his  intention until the Commission meting, Wednesday  SECHELT.  Selma  Sechelt   Service  Peninsula  Cabs  the  names   left  Park Store  Store   and  ���were three  of  off   from, the  long list of merchants;who so  generou.sly said '' congratulat-  ions" to the publishers of this  paper in the last issue.  We feel verv badlv about  this, as all the merchants who  subscribed, did so of their own  free will and without' any  coercion  on this paper's part.  It was  a very nice  gesture  and   Ave   are   very   sorry  that  three of the men who did just  as  much   as  the   others,  were'  left out. " ,  This is also a good time to  thank these same merchants  for their good wishes*. Publishers Sam Nutter and William  Sutherland feel very' flattered  about this gesture. They realize it is a big gamble to start  a plant here. But they feel,  like ever��r merchant on the,  Peninsula, that there- is .a  future here. If we fail it will  be because of economic circumstances beyond our control.  It will certainly not be from  the attitude of the merchants  or the people here.      X  -x*\':-        .''^W:JSXa^S;N.  .,'  Drage Heads Vets  GAMBIER   Harbour.   Francis  Drage, J.P. was returned as  president of the Howe Sound  Veterans, P.C.M.R. Unit 276  at the annual general meeting,  Saturday.  Other officers are, honorary  (President, Lieut.-C'ol. B.M.  Maclntyre, M.L.A., . S.J,W,  Adkins, secretary treasurer  W.A. Sutherland, public relations, Joe Mitch ell,C.H. Lugren  and Ted Winegarden, vice  presidents, The executive will  consist of the following, Fred  Saunders, Major John Heath,  M_B.E.,M:C, C,A, Lett, J,P,  Dave Adamson, O.M. Pickard,  Kenneth Alexander and Gust  Lund. .  Sergeant at arms for 1951  will be J.B.  Boyd.  Drage   briefly   outlined   the  >work done by    the    National  Executive and the part played  by the  local unit    in    recent  Dominion  Council  meetings.  The meeting was held in the  new addition to the Veteran's  Hall which is now complete  with pool tables and cloak  roora.  James Sinclair Takes  Defensive Position  GIBSONS. Following" is a self explanatory letter received by  this paper from James Sinclair, M.P.  Dear Sir.  I know your readers will expect me to answer your recent  editorial 'Attention Mr. Sinclair', critizing me for having had  too much federal money spent on construction of new wharves  and floats on the Sechelt Peninsula.  ilem  ocra'ey stands a very slim chance now.  Ten years ago, when I was  elected as member for the district, one of the chief issues  was the neglect of public facilities in the riding. Not even  my most enthusiastic supporters, at that time, however,  would have dared forecast that  ten years later I would be  criticized for having done too  much   for   the   riding.  Today every community  which needs a wharf or float  has one in good repair. Tt is  quite true that eventually,  when a first class road .sy.st'em  is built on the Peninsula' by the  Provincial Government, there  will"be far less need for these  wharves, as Gibsons will become the distribution centre of  the whole Peninsula. However-  that day has not yet arrived,  and in veiw of the state of the  roads v in recent winters, I am  sure my constituents are glad  they still have good wharves  and can travel.-by sea.  Only  three  major  projects  are outstanding in the district  -Completion  of the  small, boat  harbour  ^ at' ��� Roberts   Creek,  and the construction  of sma 1  breakwaters    at- Gibsons,   and  Sechelt.    all   to  ��� provide  anchorage for the- fishing'  and small craft which' x>.y our  coast'. The Government is. cutting back  on 'all  public works-    cate  expenditures today because of  increased defence expenditures, and so it is unlikely that  these projects will be finished  in the immediate future. However, I will continue to press  for them, as I consider them  important for the fishing industry and the district - unless,  of course, I find that the views  of your editorial are supported by the people of the district  and it is not desired to have  further  developements.  I notice, too, that you feel  I should be retired from public life. It is only a little more  than a year since I faced the  electorate, and in the Sechelt  Peninsula I recall receiving a  majority of almost four to one  over my nearest opponent,  which would not indicate a  very wide-spread desire for  my retirement. Three years  from now another election  will occur and there will be  a similar opportunity to  retire me.  I must, however, congratulate you on your obvious des-  ire to cut, down Government  expenditures    in the    dis'tri.-f.  am  associated  with   tin*   IX-  sale  fleet  T  .t  nance  -Department.  tho   DeparX__i\._t   mo-:t  interested in effecting economies.-We have found 'that Mom-  'hiLn   )���  keen"  sei's are always glad to  economies     in  advo-  another  again  lie revealed his plans to ruu  wheii  asked   by   Commissioner Mrs E. Nestman  It is believed the popular  chairman held off from announcing his decision pending  a "clarification of some private  matters"  ��� Village Commission decided  to ask the B.C. Power commission for 24 more lights in the  newly  enlarged Village.  Authority was given Wally  Graham to install a fire hydrant opposite the new firehall.  A request from the Ratepayer's Association that members of the Commission should  attend a public meeting, today was  filed.  Unemployment insurance  will be taken out to cover employees*" of the Village in the  future.  A letter was received from  Deputy Minister of Municipal  Affairs, B.C. Bracewell requesting the Commission to make  known, its views, by means of  a resolution, in regard to its  stand in the matter of three  or   five   man   commissions.  Gibsons has already taken  the stand it is against the five  man idea, which is now. law.  It' will reiterate'-this by the'  requested   resolution.  During discussion on this it  was brought  out  that  a pleb-  eseite would be necessary from  ratepayers " before   the   proper  authority   could   be     granted!  provided the Government passed  the law  in  the first place.  'Warning   will   be  sent   to   a  ratepayer   that   her   dog   will-  have to   be    licensed.    Robert  Burns,   municipal   clerk     was  authorised   to   warn   the   lawbreaker   that   the   dog   bylaw  would   be   enforced.   This   is  a  clue   to   the   stand   which   will  be  taken   in   the     future     by  Commissioners.        ' ., ���       ;  men are keen on reduction ot:  Government assistance to other businesses. 1 hope you are  not, of this type, for I. have a  suggestion to make to you  where we can save Government money in your own  business.  The former publisher of the  Coast News asked me to  secure all Government advertising for the paper. I was glad  to assist, for I knew the extra  revenue would be most helpful  in keeping the paper going.  I however encountered strong  resistance, for the Government  felt it was needless duplication  of advertising, since every  reader of your paper would  have, already seen the ads. in  the Vancouver dailies. I persisted, though, and got this  advert'sing for your paper.  1    realize    now    that    such  waste o  distaste  ming  orn....  i>  _. i��_!  lhlie funds must be  tn   y.:-u. 'so   j'f  yon  *op me a. line con fir  his, i wi!l have tlie Gov-  _t   advertising  stopped.  ..-  Member'  riding, that business  kind  regards,  '[   remain.  Sincerely,  ���Tames Sinclair,  M.P.   for   Const   Capilano. The Coast News December 7 1950  Be An Angel  'The quality of mercy is not strained'.  When mercy is mixed with equal ingredients of self protection  and self gain, we suggest it pays.  Such a sentiment may well, be in our minds wThen we open, the  familiar Gibsons and District Kinsmen  Club's Christmas Seal v  letter.  Everyone on the Penin��ula will have received a letter from  the club, complete with Christmas Seals. As the letter points  out, buying seals is not a "gesture of charity alone but just plain  common sense.  t  Wih the incidence of tuberculosis being just a shade above  the average on the Peninsula, for the province of B.C., it behooves everyone of us to look very closely at the opportunity  of helping keep our families free from this dread disease.  Mobile clinics are the only means, we here have of actually  detecting the scourge when it first attacks.  Our doctors can easily handle the onslaughts of T.B. once it  has been caught in the beginning - but they often wage a losing  fight when the attack has been long and consistently under  ground.  That is the main reason for T.B. Christmas seals. They help  spread the cost of mobile clinics and preventative medeciue.  They help to pay for testing they who cannot afford to have  ordinary tests made. This in turn, saves our families from another T.B. contact.  Christmas seals are a sound investment. They, as the letter ,  states, are not alone the sign of a compassionate heart but also  nf a good business mind.  Much credit' is due the    Kinsmen Club    for sponsoring this  When all is said and done, there are very few groups who  would wish to take oil the responsibility of such a major plan.  There is a tremendous amount of book keeping ��and planning  to go into collecting money from so many people. Ninety percent  pf the work is donated by the Kinsmen themselves. Long hours  and many evenings go into this promotion which is'just as much  for you and you as it is for anyone.  Take -advantage of this opportunity of saving your own life  and perhaps that of a loved one.  'Be An Angel - Buy a Christmas Seal'.  High School  Dramatics Club  Peninsula residents will see  ''real, live actors' on December  ���8 at Roberts Creek, and -the  "following night at ,i Gibsons,  when Gibsons High School  Dramatic Club will, stage four  one act plays.  All are light comedies, three  of them by auther Donald  Payton 'Wilbur's Wild Night,  Wilbur Minds The Baby, and  Foxy Grandma'. The fourth  'Merry Molly Malone',direct  ted bv Mrs.' Knight,has a cast  including Dawn Bentham  Chuck Kane, Betty Grant.  Betty Brown, Chester Day.  Donna Bingley and Harold  Klien.       .  Mrs Davies is d 'reefing  'Wilburs Wild ���Nlq.htX with  Gene Blomgren. Lin Johnson  (president of the Dramatic  IClub) Grace Grav,, Jack Cresswell, Sylvia D'Aoust, Dot  Stewart, Carman Robinson  and Mel Hough.  the Cast of Foxv Grandma are Ron d,e. Marco, Ben  Kane. Gordon Knowles,  Joanne Ritchie, T>ot Sullivan, g  3Pat Rabbit and -Roy Dunc^a,  with Mrs. Mackav directing.  Wilbur Minds. thoBaby has  an all Roberts Cr��ek cast with  TJrie Lindwall, Jeff Newman'  _Rd Shaw, Nojrma Willis,  Maureen Ross, SU^irlev Havon,  Ceb'a Flumerfelt and, Edna  Morrison, directed, by Mrs.  Newman.  BACKWARD GLANCES  By ROBERT BURNS.  (Continued   from, last   week).  However   the   pioneer  Village  Fathers    had    their    Village,  peopled  with  taxpayers  needing water service, roads, lanes  and   many   other   things,   and  they had legal powers to supply those needs. One thing they  did    not  have:  MONEY.    Of  course  they  could  soon  begin  to   collect   taxes,   license  f ees..  etc., and    certain    grants    of  money    from  the     Provincial  Government  would  be  receivable. Adding to the gaiety of  the  situation, the world economic   system   elected   to   take  one  of  its  periodic  nose-dives  about  that  time.   We  plunged  into the 'hungry thirties' and  money  . became    a commodity  that  was  visible   only  behind  the  heavy   bars   of    bankers:  cages,   and  certainly  was  not  to  be touched or  handled  bv  common  people like the  residents., of Gibsons Lahdinsr.  Fortiiriately,  the  Commmissio-  ners were practical men rather  than  politicians,   and  they  put  into  practice  a  policy of  doing     the  best  thev     could  with   what  they  had,v  alwavs  keeping in mind the principle  of the   greatest   ^ood  to  the  greatest number.  Land covering X a .source    of water   was  acquired:   a    pumping    nlant  was installed; reservoir built;  and finally service pipes and  fire hydrants    put in    place  Naturally,  this was not done  immediately; in fact, the work  carried  on    for most of    the  first    five  years,   as  it could'  only  progress   as   funds  were  available.   The   dimensions  of  such     funds   are     interesting  (in    view of  the    figures  of  government    spending    today,  perhaps  'laughable' would be  a better word). For instance,  1937   is   perhaps   a   representative year, and happens to be  the    earliest  year for    which  fairly complete records  exist;  in that year the income was;  Tax Levy, land and improvements, $522.00. Water  service  eSvoys  Matured  and  Bottled    ROYAL NAVY  DEM ERAS*A    Rh  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia       '  Roberts Creek  By M.M.  This week we regret to announce    the    death    of    F.W.  Merrick, a former resident of  West Vancouver and for many  years  .engineer   on   the   West  Vancouver  ferry boats. "After  his retirement    he  moved    to  ' Roberts  Creek  where  he  and  his    wife  resided  for   several  years   at   his_ home  on Beach  Avenue.. Mr Merrick was instrumental    in organising    the  United   Church   group.   About  a  year  ago   health   compelled  him  to   leave   Roberts   Creek  and he  moved  back to  West  Vancouver.   During  the   week  end! he wras taken to hospital  where    he  died    on  Monday,  November 27.  Another old time resident  of Roberts Creek died last  week at Gibsons. Mr T  Mitchell. His daughter Mrs  Finnerty resides here in the  Creek.  C A Shaw was taken ill last  Saturday night at his home,  and will be confined to' bed  for about six weeks.  We are able to give the lie  to our editor when in last  week of the News, he claims  to be the first to print a newspaper on  the Peninsula.  About fifteen years ago,  according to our informant  ���before the B and K Logging  company came into the district  a newspaper was published in  Roberts Creek.' The office was  located in a shack near the  old milLsite on the beach. JThe  editor was one, Terry O'Reily,  and  the  name   of ;.the    paper  was 'The Peninsula Bugle\  Roberts Creek is proud to be  able to claim the distintion of  publishing the first newspaper*  on the Peninsula.  (We said publishing plant.)  Ed.  Mr    Gordon    Reeves    back  home from the  hospital after  .recent .accident  and  progres-  ing nicely.'  The United Church group  who have been holding their  services in the old Co-Op store  on the beach have changed  the time of their services from  2.30 to 2.00 P.M. Members of  the congregation please , note  the change.  Mrs H Lincoln and Miss C  Dixon    have    returned    home  from     a     brief    'holiday   _in,  Vancouver.  Little Brenda Squkovyoff is  back home from the hospital.  Don't forget the V.O.N.  dance at the Community Hall  on December 16. A lovely blanket and auto rug are being  raffled. Be sure to turn out  in force" to make this event a  success.  Preparations for the childrens concert to be held under!  the auspices of the P7T.A., on'  December 21 are completed;.  First half of the program de-J  voted to miscellaneous musij  cal items will be given in the  form of a nursery rhyme 'The^  (Continued on pagt 3)  rates, _$607.94.    Trades Licenses, $158.50. Government Grant  $143.44.  (To be continued next week).  Power Saw  HONING  FACTORY GROUND  '  ���  Every Type  of Round  Tooth  Expertly  Honed  ED GREEN  Wilson Creek  UNfON  STEAMSHIP  OFFICE  SECRELT      PHONE 22  Sechelt and District  ONE TON OF  COAL  \   ' ''  for only $24  Delivered FREE up  ff  I  1  1  I  I  CRISTMAS  and  NEW YEAR'S DINNER  RESERVATIONS  NOW  BEING  TAKEN  We are specialists in catering  SPECIAL ATTENTION TO FAMILY PAHTJES  -   ���    ��� i"     ���''.-./  Sechelt Tea Room  Mrs. H. M. Parrish, Proprietor  v       _^ A*-^ ���^- ^^ ^^ A^^ ^^  SEE US FOR ALL YOUR LUMBER NEEDS  JACKSON  SAWWIILL  Phone 15 M2 Wilson Creek The Coast News December 7 1950  SECHELT  By ARIES. _  . We had a very wonderfull  time at the Mother and Daughter banquet held at Sechelt  Inn recently and sponsored by  the local Girl guides. Having  no daughters had to borrow  one and a dear little girl she  was top ,her name Nalda  [Baker and she attended my  wants all through the dinner  which was very nice. Mrs  Grace Cook was presented  with a beautiful .corsage on  behalf of the Local association  of which she is president and  Mrs Irma Laycock with one  also for her untiring efforts on  behalf of the Brownie  group.  x Sixty'five gue.sts including  Mothers and daughters and a  few friends enjoyed the repast  and also the musical camp fire  singing.. Guest of honour was  Miss Norma Melvin who once  taught school here and who  was instrumental in the guides  forming and was first captain.  She came up from Vancouver  to be present, and was the guest of Mrs J. Derby, guide Cap-  ain during, her stay here.  Sorry to hear Mrs Stuart  Killik (Nellie to, us) is under  the weather, having sustained  a very painful injury on her  lee  We are���sorry to hear that  Mrs Postlethwaite had a quick  trip to the hospital, she went tn  Vancouver to welcome the new  baby grand daughter born to  Mrs Gwen Lind and was taken  ill'and is in the hospital for a  session. We understand it is  not serious.  Mrs Annie Mills is in hospital. She has been ill for some  time and finaly had to give in  and have a checkup. Hope she  is out and about soon. A very  enjoyable party   at  the  home  of Mr and Mrs Walter uttley  in honor .of the new bride and  groom    Mr and    !Mrs    Frank  Postlethwaite  Jr  presented   . with  light    smoking  present  were   Mrs  They   were  an     electric  stand.   Tho.se  E.E.   Red  man, ��� Mrs A. Wilson, Mrs G.  Taylor,Mrs F. Gibbons, Mrs A.  Meyers., Mrs S. McDonald,  Mrs M. McFarlane, Mr and  Mrs W. Uttley, Mrs M. Froom,  Mrs W. Elliott, Mrs W. Berrv  Mrs H. Wood, Mrs E. Gibson  Presentation was made to  Frank and Edna by Mrs  Uttley. That bus line is a boon  to the Pensula just now. AVe  are still able to get to Vancouver and back. We would rather have the bus than the boat  trip any time. Noticed taking  the young fry to see Santa  was Grace Cooke taking  Derolyn and Susan. Also going  in    were    Mr   and Mrs L. F.  (Continued on page 7)  ROBERTS  CREEK  (Continued)  Old Woman who lived in a  Shoe'. The second half will be  a pageant entitled 'The Spirit  of the Year' and will present  the story of the seasons in  song and dance.Costumes for  this: latter piece are very colorful and attractive, and the  cast of fifty children have  been working hard to make it  a success. The ages of the  young people taking part range from the Grade one class  to   high   school,   and   there   is  even one young actress of  two iyears making her first  public appearance. Don't miss  seeing your talented youngsters on'their big night.  Does anyone want a nice  Persian kitten for a Christmas  present?. Mrs A Funnell has  four kittens for which she is  anxious  to   find   homes.  _ ��� ���      .     ��� \  Tassellds Shoppe  Christmas Suggestions  We have the answers to  What to Give.  For   Ladies   we   have   a- wide    range    Ox House    dresses,   Nylon Slips,  Nylon Panties. .   ���  6  Give something lasting to the hard to please children.  Our stock includes   Winter Clothes aijd Play dresses.    Men,s Supplies are  plentiful and range from Belt and Suspenders to Shirts, Sox and Ties.  You can shop for all the family, here.  ��� " ' ���'������'.��� '  SECHELT S. C.  wj^h^/h-^m^/  n  A distinguished figure in any  gathering���Captain Morgan  is Canada's largest selling rum.  Next time, enjoy Captain Morgan Rum  GOLD LABEL  Rich and  full-bodied  /cjya&Ccyzat,  Extra smooth  and flavourful  Blended  to  Perfection   from   Carefully   Selected   Rare   Old   Rums  5SE_2_3-_____K_B_a_tt  WE  LEAD  THE HARBOUR WITH  Dry Goods j  China  New, Fresh Supplies  *    A Complete Stock  of Kitchen and  Home Essentials  MURDOCK'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  HASSAN.S  Pender  Harbour,   B.C.  The   Old-Established  General Store  SUPPLYING FAMILIES,  FISHERMEN AND  CAMPS  Latest in Novelties and  Toys  FISH  BUYERS  HOME GAS STATION  Mechanical   Refrigeration  Fresh Deliveries on Hand  Always  Steer For  HASSAN'S   LANDING  Midway South Shore  i.  Flowers For All Occasions  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  I  m  I  I  ii  BALED LOCAL  MIXED HAY  $34  PER TON F. 0. B. GIBSONS  UNION STEAMSHIPS  Sechelt 22  Order Your Winter's Supply  NOW  ��� All Types and Sizes ��� New Low Prices ���  ."z&^iwg&ii^y^^  m  i  i  E_  A. SL LOWE, D.D.S., L.D.S.  Until further notice, my office at Roberts Creek will  be open Fridays and Saturdays only. Phone 20II2 for  appointments.  Immediate  Laboratory   ServieeX  8��8Si��I;-^��-85l5;  h;  m  m��  mrnSMkVJUlikMmimmififpa  THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT PUBLISHED OS DISPLAYED BY THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD OR BY  THE GOVERNMENT OF SSiTJSH  COLUMBIA .'  Sechelt-Jervis Towing Company  Your Local Complete Marine  TOWING  SERVICE  AGENTS :���  Pender   Harbour:   Bill   Donley���Phone:   Sechelt   11S2  Gibsons.   B.eg.   Godfrey���Phone:   Granthams   56  Nanaimo: Phone -55.5���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver:   Phone   PAcific   455S;   Night:   IvErr.   6352  Phone Us Collect for Quotations  ''Tractor Transport/No.  1"  ���- especially  equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea.  Log Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging     ��� Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater   Construction . .      Marine  Salvage  Salvage Pumps The Coast News December 7 1950  ANGLICAN  SERVICES  1  /i\  i  I  i  I  I  '___.  SECHELT BAKERY  A complete line of'fine pastry  BREAD CAKE COOKIES  Support Home Industry ��� as we help support it-  Wholesale Delivery  PHONE 49  I  ft'  y  December 10  1950 X 2nd.  Sunday in  Advent  ST.   Bartholomew's   Church    Gibsons  11.00 a.m.  Sunday Shcool  3.30 p.m. Evensong  St.  Hilda 's   Church    Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Sunday School  1.45  p.m.  Evensong  St.   Aidan's   Church Roberts   Creek  '' 11.00 a.m. .Hoh*- Communioin  W^^Ly.^^^LLw^^yyyz^^yLLy^  Some comparisons between  B.C. and Scandinavian Forestry Policies and Administration *  Hear this  Interesting  1 al}^  BY  �����____*um-mm n,n!��-imi< .Mi.. .m^i-snr^^rz^i^nm^Tir^Trrc^^xrysrr'. i'..��i___E__E3Bmg����WKMWH�����_i;rA.WffS^^  .    GIBSONS JEWELLERS  We have    a wide range of jewellers supplies   including  plate glass and cutlery,  Watch Repairs  FOR THE LASTING GIFT OF QUALITY SEE  Flada ger 's Jewellery  B  PLANNING YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS .  There are some people for whom you know just what to buy for  Christinas, but for others it is extremely difficult to choose the  right gift. They may be very dear to you, but you still can't work  out what to give them. "Probably you've never thought of the  B of M as a gift shop", says Tom Larson, who is. the Bank of        np_   �����     fl^" _  Montreal manager at  Gibsons and Sechelt,  "but,at Christmas.      g^ffl g n  f%��|j|i��y  time we can help you out. Especially where the younger members ��*  of the family are concerned. For one of the most welcome  Chritmas gifts is a B of M passbook, the foundation of a savings  aecoinit. "All you have to do is to drop into the B of M office  Gibsons or Sechelt, and open an account in any name you wish-  with a suitable first deposit. We'll provide you with a special  Christmas passbook cover and gift card. It's really oone of the  best ways of exprtssing your Christmas feelings, and you'll be  making 'a sift that will not be forgotten'*'  B.C.   MINISTER  OF  LANDS  AND   FORESTS  i.  *>**  Winter Driving Questions  ??  1. Have you checked your tires for rough usage?  2. Have you changed your oil to a winter grade?  3. Have you inspected the radiator for small leaks?  4. Have you filled up with Antifreeze?  5. Have you checked oil level in rear end transmission?  6. Have you checked the undercarrirge?  If you have done these things, you are a wise motorist. If you haven't you  are a gambler who will probably pay off some day out on the road under  the automobile in freezing weather    without tools and equipment. ,v Insure  against being caught.  Call in and Have us Check your Car. Now Before it is Too Late.  SECHELT AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE LTD.,  c_��  Jack Nelson. Prop. Phone 27.  ri  B  &ZM   $$ _l!5la  .\.~ 'i'a?*.^*-  ���ftflOt���ftce��  that 1951 premiums are no longer payable one month in  adya_.cs of a__y benefit period.  ��� ������.���;-/  '**>'.V'.-  YOU NOW'HAVE UP UNTIL     -;    '  TO MkU PAYMENT OF INITIAL 1951 PREMIUMS  in future, premiums will be due on last day of cun���nt  insurance period.  Due Bate mi Penalty Pate sire now one and the mm  Registrants not paying by this date will be subject to a one  month waiting period. All future bills will clearly show  last day for payment. Pay your premiums before due dates  v': ^^v^--*       and avoid inconvenience and penalties.  -fXtv&yur* L  HS-34  f  I  I  I  I  I  8  1  I  i  I  I  I  _���_���  i  I  I  I.  I  1  I  1  I  ffl  I  1  i  BE AN ANGEL  BUY T. B. SEALS  10:15 P.m.  MONDAY, DEC. 11th  ��  XECHELT  THEATRE  Barbara Stanwyck���Ray Milland  "in Technicolor X  "CALIFORNIA"  ! Wednesday Dee. 13 7 8 ��.M. Fiday Dee. 15 - 7 ahdt9 P.M  Madeira Park '������ Saturday Dec. 16 - 8 P.M.  SHELLEY WINTERS  in   '���;���'.'    ��� "  ; "SOUTH SEA SINNER"  Monday and Tuesday Dec. 18���19 - 8 P.M.  .;  i  S^T^^^M^S^7*5s��_ss  Don't Forget  / :  KIIMI MMMT DMCE  fr  New Year's Eve  Dancing  -   Buffet  12-01 to 4  Good Music  v^_^^Kli(^^88^HiI3  W^^^Tl^^^P-^  wms^mm^m^^sm  s  May Be Left<At  Following Points  Garden  Bay  i. ... ..-Lloyd's  Store  Secret  Cove  Store  Half Moon Bay ..'....:... ._ .Pratt's Store  Davis Bay -Vic's Trading Post  .   Roberts Creek  ...........M. and W. Store  Sechelt Lang's Drugs  Grantham's Landing ..............Coopers Store  Hopkins   Landing    .:.......; Dockers Store  m ?  I J. A. Hague, Watch Repairs  Gibsons. B.C.  :U-iUsS3^^-S&>&fi^f^^��&2&��^ The Coast  News  3   Lines  (15  words) for  85c 3   Insertions   (same   ad)   75c  Extra   words,   above   15-word  min.   2c   each   ��� ��� Cash   with   order  Notices,    Engagements,    Marriages,    Deaths,    etc.,    75c   insertion  LITTLE ADS . . . BIG RESULTS  tomn*iMm*.H��mmu,tu. ubwmi *m.m.<MUMMimniK��*>!JlirWl*n  ^rjKBBKsaaMmi^t<^^jf.m^^u..>vnm9i--iKilf^^M^iMiMSMmMLiiJiM^ai^  FOR SALE  BxiLED local mixed hay. $34  per ton f.o.b. Gibsons. Union  Steamships,  Sechelt    22  221tf  MODEL 87-110 volt A.C -D.C.  Skillsaw     two   and.     three  quarter   inch     capacity    $125  J DALY Pender Harbour.      2  ENGLISH STYLE doll pram  in fine condition, five dollars  at P.G. Westell farm Cannery  Road.  FIVE ROOM house 6 acres  chicken house and barn$2000.  Phon<e  Gibsons.      7.W. 4  COLD? '-Mens  Leather   Mitt*  $1 48 Mens Wool Mitts 58c.  Shoe  repairing' at   Vancouvei  Prices Andersons   Shoes.  ���^-' �������������������� "    * ii ��� i.."       i    ���' ��� - .i   ���__._������������__������ ..iii^... ...   .���.i      i   i     p.^  Sechelt and District ��� take  advantage of these new, low  prices. Coal, $24 per ton. Delivered free within ' 3 miles.  Union Steamships, Sechelt 22.  2213-tf  FAWCETT-Beayerbrook stove  with Queen oil burner, fitted  with copper coil, perfect condition $130. Phone 204 Roberts  Creek.  ROBERTS CREEK choice  home sites, nicely ��� treed,  over an acre, close to beach  and park. Electric Light Available.' Prices, from $295 - $15  down and $7. 50 monthly.  Charles Steele 1770 Kingsway  Vancouver.    . -----.-     ^      2-x .  FIR BRUSHWOOD 16 inch,  $12 per cord. Union Steamships. Phone Sechelt 22X  LARGE, five room modern  bungalow, cement basement,  furnace, full modern plumbing  three phase electrical wiring,  phone, close to schools and  and store, Phone Sechelt 32 2  APPLES FOR SALE  KINGS    $1 50    box, all hand  picked cooking apples 75c'box  Mrs B'cfr'genstrom.  R. R..  i  - **��  WANTED  USED PIANO in good condition. Mrs R. Randall Roberts  Creek.  For Specifications and prices  apply.  CANADA      -CREOSOTING  COMPANY;-.,     LIMITED  $?. O.     Drawer      15S     North  Vancouver.  Telephone North 1421. 4  UP TO $30.00 FOR (Wild)  MINK- As hio-h as $4.00 frr  WEASEL; MUSKRAT ,$3.50:  BEAVER and OTTER $40.00;  , MARTEN $75.00; SQUIRREL  60q~ enormous demand for  ALL. BRITISH COLUMBIA  FURS. Complete Price List on  request. NO EXPORT PERi-  MITS ARE REQUIRED* to  send Furs to our VANCOUVER Receiving Office - no  inconveniences whatever, and  yon are assured Top World-  Market Prices. Regardless of  WHERE .'.or to' -WHOM you  have been selling, we are confident th��t 'SHUBERT'/wil  pay yoix MORE for your Furs  than it is possible to obtain  ���anywhere. Give ns the opportunity to prove it V> you���  send a trial shipment TODAY;  Dept. 196. A.B. SHUBERT, C\  Winnipeg Ship Nto Receiving  Office "ai VANCOUVER.   .,,  LISTINGS WANTED.  LIST YOUR HOME with us  for sale. We are in the market  for homes,lots and farms. We  have buyers desirous pi .stay-  ins* here. If vou are interested  in moving away, let us know.  We handle everything from  Hopkins Landing to Wilson  Creek. M.B., Gordon. Phone  Wilson Creek 21 Q or Box 11  Sechelt.  WE DESIRE attractive listings. We have a record of  satisfied customers which is,  second to none .We can and  will stand behind every deal  we make when we buy or sell  your home. For satisfied selling or buying list with the  John Coleridge Agencies.  Gibsons  37.  WANTED TO RENT  ATTRACTIVE home^' Selma  Park. Ideal for logging man's  family. Insulated, fireplace and  furnace, living room and dining room -ih knotty pine- two  bedrooms; Immediate possession. $6195.00 or what offer.  Mr. Bert Sims, Selma Park.  HOUSE TROUBLES.  . Plumbing -?  Wiring  ?  Repairs   ?  ������-*���������        ;  Alterations   ?   " '-���"���  Cabinet Work   ?  New Building   ?  ���   We   can     supply     complete  materials from our  stock and  have your job done by any of  our many contractor customers  For Your    Service and    Materials.  Sechelt Building Supplies.  Phone 60  PERSONAL��� :  UNWANTED  HAIR  Eradicated  from  any  part of  the body w;th 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.  TOWING  and  freighting.  W.  Nygren,   phone" Gibsons86W  2890-tf  NOW���SHIP your furs quick!  Prices of ALL British ' Col-  umbia furs enormously HIGH.  Trapping'can mean manv ex-  tra DOLLARS' to YOU.* We  are paving as HIGH AS: $60.  for MINK (Wild Interior);  MUSKRAT and'WEASEL .$4.  BEAVER and OTTER $40.00  MARTEN $75.00 SQUIRREL  60c; New. FUR Price List, including offering Outstanding  values in TRAPS, RIFLES, all  TRAPPING Supplies, NOW a-  vailable --- copy FREE on re-  quest.Ship ail your Furs to  "Shubert" ��� see how much  MORE you'll get. Don't delay  ���ship TODAY. Hurrv! Dent.  196 A. B. Shnbert Cr>. Winnipeg. Sh'p to our Receiving  Office at Vancouver.  LOST  NOVEMBER 14 Grey and Red  Skiff    17   ft  long    6  H.P.  Briggs  and    Stratton    engine  Rewarcl Phone  G bsoins 99*.  2  Pender Harbour  -      By. SARAL.  An enjoyable whist drive  was held in the Community  Hall on November 24. Now  that the furnace is -working  full blast it all lends towards  making pleasant relations and  parties.  Whist drive winners were,  E. Carpenter, O. Klevin, Mrs  Thelma Newiek and Mrs  Ben  Klien.  *  "A floor draw of a lovely  white elephant, made and donated by Mrs J. Shairp was  won by John Caameron, cups  and saucers were won by J.  Shairp.  The Coast News, December 7. 1950.  o  Among they who journeyed  rreeently to the city were, Mrs  S. Rose, J. Brown Mr and Mrs  Bill Cameron, Len Ray; Mrs  Dan Cameron, Mrs Trythol,  Thorne Duncan, Mr and Mrs  Len Higgs and Miss C. Hason.  Friends of Mrs T. Dames  will be pleased to learn she  is progressing satisfactorily,  in   a   Vancouver   hospital.  Bobbie Davis is making a  satisfactory recovery from a  very painful accident suffered  at .school last week while playing. He had the misfortune to  severely cut his head when  playing with. the teeter  totter. Dr A. Tripp handled  the    case    making    Bobbie  a  patient for a few days. He is  due 'to resume school any time  now.  James Marsh has taken a  trip to Vancouver Island in  order to renew some aquain-  tanees.  Mr and Mrs W. Davis have  hied   themselves   to   town   for  about    two weeks, they    left  aboard  the Lucky Strike.  *3  Coast News ..CIas.sified ..Ads.,  are the best means of selling  that  unwanted  article.  They  are reasonable in price and,  effective in drawing power.  Phone 33 Gibsons B.C.  We're sure you'll enthuse over our  SPECIAL CHRISTMAS GIFT OFFERINGS - SUGGESTIONS  For Mother  For Father  For Sister  For Brother  For Home  China and Pyrex ware  V7estinghou.se Super Food Mixer  Westinghouse and G.E. Automatic Irons  Carpenter Tools  Electric Heating Pad or- Heat Lamp  Fishing Tackle, Reels and Rods  Personal Radio  Table Tennis  Pocket Flashlight  Bedside Clock  Junior Electric Phonograph  Pocket Watch or Knife  Air gun  Junior Tool Set  Coleman Oil Heater  Westinghouse and Astral Refrigerators  Burpee Combination Cooker  Sheffield Stag Handle Carving Set  tXfV XMAjf-' BUYING  When You Buy At Lang's Drugs - You Save  The Widest Range of Gifts  Two Stores cf Variety To Make Your Buying Simple  Stationery  Perfumes       Xmas Cards  Surprise her with a packet of novelty scented soap  Chocolates 25c to $4 Wrapping Paper  Gummed Stickers For The Festive S  ��� .Tiffany Toilet Sets Are The Answer  We have a complete range.  DRESSER SETS     BROSH & COMB SETS  AN100RE SEFS  Evening in Paris  Revelon  Yardley's  You owe  WHEN IT IS A LANG'S DRUGS PRODUCT  YOU Bf AY BE SURE IT IS QUALITY  it to your pocket book not to buy until you have visited  iCHELT fif & QIBSQNSCr  fey.T.'.um__C!_ajMt_��aiJ^^  J^J.jJ^a_JlUU-._..J..JII..U---llll'jlB  r. ����������*������  W^��...��LmWM.lffJ__U*^^ 6  The  SCHOOL NEWS  Bv  MAUREEN  ROSS.  Sechelt vs.  Gibsons. ,  First     of   tiie     interXsc  hool  basketball games was very  well played and ended with  close   scores.  The girls played the first  game and the Sechelt girls,  coached by Mrs Ranking scored a total of 32 points.  The   Gibsons   girls,   coached  a by Mrs E. Kane, scored a total  of 36 points. The new captain  and co-captain of this team  are Norma Wallisand Dawn  Davey  respectively.  Tte   Sechelt   boys,   coached  by Mrs Rankin scored a total  of 25 points.  The Gibson boys .coached  by Walter Sandberg, scored a  total of 32 points. The new  captain and co-captain of this  team are Bob Nygren and Ron  de Marco, respectively.  These   games  were   refereed  by Jack    Nestman   and    Ron  Godfrey.  Inter-house Volley Ball   School houses, A. B. and C.  have started a new series of  volley ball games and they  now have the full noon hour  on Wednesdays.  Coast News December 7 1950  The  girls played first with  the  house  A   girls  defeating  the    house   B   girls     and   the  house   B   girls   defeating   the  house C  girls.  .  In the boys games the house  A boys  defeated the house  B  boys   and   the   house   B   boys  defeated the house  C boys.  School Plays ^Presented Soon  The     four     school     plays  'Merry   Molly   Malone',   Wilbur's      Wild     Night',     Fony  Grandma'   and   Wilbur   minds  the Baby will be presented at  Roberts Creek on December 8  and  at  Gibsons, afterwards.  Teen Town News.  Roberts Creek Teen Town  held a dance on Friday,- Nov-  November 17 at Roberts Creek  Community Hall. A large  group of Gibsons teenagers  helped make the dance a succ-  es. For the non-dancers a bingo game was in the kitchen  but very few teenagers made  use of this entertainment, Mr  and Mrs R. Cummings and their guest, Mrs Harper, chaperoned. Roberts Creek Teen Town  will hold their first annual adult dance on Saturday December 23 at Roberts Creek Community Hall. This is the first  attempt at this type of dance,  for   this   group.  This and That  ��  I  I  I  |  1  i  I  i  1  1  I  i  I  I  s  I  I  i  Low Prices  High Quality  ���Again This Christmas���as Always We Invite  Catalogue Comparison. With Your Continued  Support, our Prices Remain the-Lowest. Get  ���All Your Christinas Gifts Here and Save Money  GIBSONS 5& 10  (Left of Post Office.)  IVedding Announcement   %  rices - Quality  An event of great interest took place in Gibsons when  Miss High Quality and Mr Low Price were joined  together in the Gibsons 5 and 10/  This came as a great surprize to most people as these  two had not been associated with each other for a  number of years. But through Sam Fladager's insistance,  they  are  here  to. stay.  Out of town guests included the Pottery family, from  England. The Toys from Germany and the Linens from  Ireland. The S, and P. Shakers family, Mrs T. Pott and  Mrs T. Cups also attended the affair. Mr Bill Fold was  accompanied by Mrs T. Towel who has just arrived  here in Gibsons from overseas.  Several Mugs from an undisclosed address were also  e present. As. some of these were quite musical they were  allowed to stay. The only happening to mar the event  was when the Lamps    from  Toronto    became lit    and  finally had to be put out.  The happy couple have taken up residence in Gibsons,  where they will be at home to all their friends in the  Disrict.  h  i  1  ��1  I  I  1  Us  '/'������*  I  .1  I  I  ���x  _  1  1  .C90V  BY A  !T,  _i_n_��*ws Uii_i  MONDAY ���  WEDNESDAY  FRIDAY  Doors Close 4 p.m.  Three freight trips weekly from Vancouver  Covered barge leaves foot- of. Roger St. for Gibsons  Phone Granthams 56- ' Agent REG. Godfrey"  By  E.   NESTMAN  Congratulations on the birth  of a daughter to Mr and Mrs  Ernie Reitze. Mrs D Reese, going to town for a week, to vis-  all the folks.  At a social evening, held in  aid of St Marys Church, at the  home of Mrs E Nestman, Mrs  E Dykes of Gower Point, was  the lucky winner of the hamper  raffled there.  As you know by now, we are  printing our paper , right in  our own little office, ill Gibsons. It has been a rather hectic time for the Boss', and it  reached the stage, where he  was'nt even talking to himself. Copy to the right of him,  left of him and all the way  around him, so we ask your  indulgence just a little while,  until we.get really organised,  and we will certainly have the  column rolling every week,  we are still on the job, and  will be very happy to receive  any copy you have for us, and  get it into print..  Mrs Doris Drummond convalescing, and recovering from  her   recent   accident.   Mrs   J.  Clay up for a few days visiting her daughter Mrs J Shutz.  short visit today win Mrs  Josie Wheeler, and her new  baby.  Both doing very well.  We were very sorry to hear  that the old Union Steamships  are pulling out all the way ud  the line. Certainly putting the  load on the Machigonne. At  boat time the wharf is a grim  show. Right now it is just ab-  ou the dirtiest place, and in  disgraceful condition. Trying  to walk around the muck, and  miss tlfe puddles in the dark,  is a good trick if you can do it  With conditions the way they  are, wonder how long we will  have to put up with this setup.  In event of a breakdown of  our ferry, what happens then?  Traffic right now is just about  all that can be handled. Its time the powers that be, looked  this way through the other eye  When the wharf was opened  a few years ago, it'looked very  impressive. Today it's certainly anything but. What the answer is, well, your guess is as  good as mine. Anyway we'll  wait  and  see.  Well folks just in case I don't get this column in between  now and the 25 of Deeemderr  I'm going to beon the safe side  and wish you all Merry Xmas.  .i'/  * AWAY, RIO!  We're bound for ihe Rio Grande,  ' And aicay, Rio ! aye, Rio !  Singfare-yc-zvell, my bonny young gel,  For zve're bound for the Rio Grande !  For over a century Lamb's Navy  has been the call of those who know  good rum. Smooth and mellow, it  is matured, blended and bottled in  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums.  Lamb's Navy Rum  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the Government of British Columbia.  An old sea shanty  TALS AND  IN DEMA  The    prices    for    PLATINUM,    SILVER,    COPPER.    LEAD,  '     and ZINC are high.  The minerals    ASBESTOS,  ICELAND' SPAR, . and'QUARTZ'  CRYSTALS    and    the    ores    cf    CHROMIUM,    COBALT,   .  i y.  COLUMBIUM,   .. MANGANESE.   ..".MOLYBDENUM, x.-'TANTALUM,    TIN    TUNGSTEN, . and    URANIUM    are'    being-  sought. "      x ' _ -  -\ - - ���       .  Specimens    .will    he ) identified    albd    Information    will    he  supplied on request hy the  BRITISH COLUMBIA  DEPARTMENT OF MINES  VICTORIA, B.C. The Coast News December 7 1950  Billingsley Wins  Ki  Di  msmen i^raw  Sechelt. .HarrV-  Billingsley,  popular    Union store butcher  was  the  lucky wtmer  of the  Kinnsmen Clnb m&ithly draw  which netted him ^50.  Tickets are on sale iVvroughout  the    Peninsula,    proceeds  I  1  I  I  1  1  1  i  I.  I  8  i  g  m  SCO  which go towards the Kinsmen  general fund, which is, in turn  used to help children of the  Peninsula in many ways.  The-draw has-been in operation for several months and  has been increasing in popularity, according to Kin Club  Chairman  George  Hunter.  James Schutz is chairman of  the  Raffle   Committee  and  is,  P_^fc>iii=S^P^^is��lv_:  SERV1C  EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY  Logging Trucks and Trailers  Excavating Shovels Moving Vans  All Building Materials  R. M. INGLIS���GIBSONS AGENT  Phone Gibsons 50  I  i  I  e  I  |  I  I  I  1  I  I  I  i  I  CHAMPION <a WHITE LTD    (  1075 MAIN STREET  PA.  6539 Vancouver PA  9171-2  I  ffl  I  charged   with  promoting   the  popular  affair.  This  is  the  first    time  the  top money has gone to Sechelt.  It is proposed to have three  winners in the December  tickets which are now on the  stands.- This will be a change  from the cone shot' cards run  recently.  (Sechelt continued)  Scott, Mr and Mrs Ross  Laycock, and Mrs Ted Chambers. Joan Chambers will stay  with Mrs E. Pearson at the  hotel and Darleen Laycock  will stay with her friend  Margaret Williams.  Margaret Williams had her  12 birthday party. Helping to  celebrate was Sundi Strosheim  Francis Girlbertson, Averil,  Heather and Diane McColl,  Diane Pearson, Dorothy  Larson, Kathleen Rouse, Joan  Chambers and Darleen Laycock. News gets abroad and  it was rumored that it was  also Mr Puree'lis birthday.  He is one of our teachers and  so he had to come along and  enjoy the birthday party. So .  happy birthday to you Margaret and Mr" Purcell. Another  who had a birthday on the  same date was Doreen Doyle.  Doreen is pretty cagey. We can't find out what she does on  her birthday. MANY HAPPY  RETURNS to you also Doreen  Remember    how    we    have  JUST  LOOK AT THESE  BARGAIN OFFERS!  THIS   NE_WSPAPERr 1   ^Teatv -with^  OFFER No. 2  OFFER No.  1 1 MAGAZINE FROM  3 MAGAZINES FROM GROUP A  2 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B .  ���v^----*  GROUP B  OFFER No. 3  4 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $3.75  $475  $4-35  GROUP A  Mark an "X"  befeffe magazine  desired  enclose list with order.  ��� Redbook   Magazine      ��� Coronet   Q Magazine  Digest   ��� Sports Afield   ��� Screen Stories   ��� Field  and  Stream     ��� True   Story   .'. .. ..:   ��� McCall's  Magazine    ��� Hunting & Fishing in Canada   n Senior Prom ,..   ��� Modern  Screen   ��� Flower  Grower   ��� American  Girl  ....���   ��� U.S. Camera Magazine   ��� Everybody's   Digest   , ��� Skyways        ��� Parents'   Magazine ....  ��� Silver Screen   and  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  t Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  1 Yr.  ���  ���  ���  ���  ���  a  a  ���  a  a  ���  a  a  ���  GROUP B  Mark an "X" before magazines desired and  enclose list with order.  Maclean's  (24 issues)    1 Yr.  Canadian Home Journal   1 Yr.  Chatelaine     1 Yr'  Family Herald & Weekly Star  1 Yr.  National  Home Monthly   1 Yr.  Western   Producer    1 Yr.  Country Guide  2 Yr.  New Liberty   1 Yr.  Free Press Weekly Prairie Farmer 1 Yr.  Health  (6 issues)  ..'  1 Yr.  Saskatchewan   Farmer    .  2 Yr.  B.C. Farmer & Gardener   1 Yr.  Western  Farm  Leader   1 Yr.  Canada   Poultryman     1 Yr.  THIS NEWSPAPER, 1 YEAR, AND  ANY MAGAZINE LISTED  BOTH. FOE PEICE SHOWN  Mark an -'X" before magazine desired and  enclose list with order.  Saturday  Night (Weekly)   $4.60  Maclean's (24 issues) ..  3.00  National Home Monthly   2.55  Qanadian   Home Journal    2.75  Chatelaine     2.75  Family Herald & Weekly Star   2.55  Free Press Weekly Prairie Farmer   2.55  New   Liberty   .'. ..  2.55  Country Guide (2 years)  2.55  Producer  2.75    4.20  Magazine   3.60  Weekly ���.  5.60  ALL   MAGAZINES   FOR   1   YEAR  D  D  ���  ���  ���  d  ���  ���  D  Q, Western  ��� Coronet  ��� Redbook  ��� Collier's  $4.60  3.40  ��� Cosmopolitan   Magazine      ��� Woman's Home Companion   ��� Magazine   Digest     4-2^  ��� Christian   Herald 4.1G  ��� McCall's   Magazine ��� ���   ��� True  Story          ��� Modern Screen  ���  ��� Popular Science Monthly    ��� Parents'   Magazine     3-60  ��� Etude   (Music)     4.40  ��� American Girl   3.50  ��� Senior  Prom  3.20  ��� Sports   Afield    ;  3-10  UNLESS   TERM    INDICATED  3.40  2.95  2.95  3.60  ALLS OFFERS ARE  GUARANTEED  PLEASE ALLOW 4 to  8 WEEKS FOR FIRST  COPIES OF MAGAZINES  TO  ARRIVE!  1WJ.W H1WI1MH' .1' I.Willl U|._M-,|Lp��_pMWI  Check magazines dgcired and enclose with coupon.  Gentlemen: I enclose $        ...     . Please sand me the offer checked  with' a year's subscription to your paper.  NAME v   STREET OR R.R. .,   POST  OFFICE   always    gone    to    bat     (Not remind  you  that  December  5  Mclntyre) for some system of will be the ANNUAL MEETING  and   election   of   officer.,  of   the   WOMEN'S   AUXILIARY to the Canadian Legion  Branch    140.     Members     will  now   have   plenty   of   time   to  mark this date on hier calender and come out and exercise  their    democratic     priveledge  ���and VOTE.  homes    for the  aged    on the  Peninsula. Now we have heard  that possibly some ladies with  nursing   experience   will   soon  be   operating     here,   hope     it  won't be long before  there  is  some place for our old folk to  go.  Where  they  will  be  treated with kindness and consideration.. We will let you know  as soon -aa it is an established  fact.  Very interesting meeting at  the * last P.T.A. held in the  Sechelt School -with President  Bob .Cooke in the chair. Miss  Jones the health nurse for  this area was guest speaker  and gave an interesting talk  on dental care. The P.T.A. is  off to a good start. The community library is here and in  ���final   stage   before   operating  begins. We have been asked to  __J?^J>:Ttftf.  1  I  I  I  I  1  t  i  1  i  Wm. McFadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  1218��  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES PLUMBING  Will call and buy for cash,  beer bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls made at intervals from  Hopkins   to   Irvines   Landing.  R. H. Stroshen  Wilson  6reek  CAMERA SERVICE  Plumbing-  and  Electrical  Supplies,    Fixtures,  Service  Sechelt Building  Suppies  Phone   60  PLUMBING and HEATING  Free Camera Service  Buying- a better camera or  other photo equipment?  Your professional photographer will gladly advise you. Call, phone or  visit C. G. Ballentine,  Bal's  Block,   Gibsons  Res.   Phone   Granthams   79WJ  Sunset  Hardware  ....GIBSONS  Registered     Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales   and   Contractig  t  REAL ESTATE  ELECTRICAL  WORK  Reliable Electrical Repairs  Appliances,    Fixtures,    Radios  WashingMachines  Everything   Electrical  Gibsons Electric  Phone   45  FLORIST  John  Coleridge  Agencies  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full Time Real Estate  Agent  Phone Gibsons 37  TYPEWRITERS  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  Typewriter   Sales   and  Service  Agent   for   Remington  For   Fast.     Accurate   Service  See  CoHn Wingrave  Gibsons.   B.C.  TAXI  GENERAL HAULING  Peninsula     Cabs  '24-Hour   Service  2    Phones   -   2    Cabs  WILSON   CREEK   and.  SELMA   PARK  Phono Sechelt G6  Gravel,      Lumber,      Ccn'-vacl  Hauling ..  GARBAGE    DISPOSAL  SERVICE  Weekly     or     Monthly     rates  Freight    and    Express  noli very  UNION   STEAMS HIPS  Sechelt,   Phone   22  ���  Taxi Sir  ?  c.,11  B.LL  Sec!  HUNTER  -fit   48  GIFT STORE  Headquarters   for   Wool,  Notions,   Cards,   Toys.  Miscellaneous GLfcs  Gibs: 213  5-10 15  Store  Left  of  Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  TRANSFERS-TRUCKS  Hansen Transfer  GENERAL   CARTAGE  Phone   Sechelt   28  Sechelt,   B.C.  MACHINISTS  _ts3...!-i'..! _���'-���!<..���"���* "- mMC-m-m.  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Fruit Cake Fniit J9c  Robinson's 8 oz Packages  -\  Fruit Cake Fruit 37c  Robinson's 16 oz Packages .........    .... ....**��� v  Sultana Raisins 35c  Australian  .Al        :..._   2 lbvvU  Currants  Autralian '.... .....:-��� : ."  2 lb  Shelled Almonds 35ft  California  T���   8  oz Pkg*'"  Icing Sugar 9*10  In 2 lb Packages....:    2 lb^1^^  WESTONS SALTINES ......  1 lb 31c  FRUIT COCKTAIL  28 ox tin 49c  SOCKEYE SALMON     8 oz tin 39c  DUZ-TIDE-OXYDOL    pk  35c  CORN    Golden Bantam 2 tins 25c  HEINZ  KETCHUP   , '..  13  oz  27c  SUGAR   Granulated 5 lbs 54c  PORK AND BEANS  28* oz tins 2 tins 45c  APFLS JUICE   Sun Rype 20 oz tin 2tins 25c  PUREX  TISSUE   .   2  rolls  23c  KLEENEX TISSUE  2 pk 35c  NEILSON'S  COCOA 1  lb   tin  44c  WAX PAPER   100 ft roll 29c  LARD   North  Star  lb 25c  ��  m  ft  ��  4  (  ��  I.  1  i  1  I  I  1  I  h/l  $1.17  JAP  ORANGES (  i  ���  I  1  i  g  I  Fruits & Vegetables  TOMATOES ...    14  oz  Cello  Tube 23c  CARROTS   -..;....  ......   4  lbs  19c  TURNIPS   .- .��� ,    4  lbs  19c  CABBAGE :... .' ��� Per ]h< 5c  CELERY . 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