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 Provincial Library,  Victoria, 3. C.  Phone youy news or  orders to  Gibsons 45  .A ��� S:  Sixth Year of Publication   Vol. 6- 4  Thursday January 24 1952 ,  Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula "Where Fishermen N��ed Never Lie."  Here's Canada's Alpine skiers, all ready  for their tiake-off to Oslo, Norway, and  a^fiot at. Olympic titles. They wound up.  their training- at Beauvallon, Mt. Trem-  bliant recently. ;Left to right are Gordon  Morrison, Rossliaind, B.C.; George Merry,  Banff; Harvey Clifford, Ottawa, head  coach of the Canadian team;'Andre Ben.*-?  trand, Quebec City; Jack Griffin and  Bob Richardson, Montreal.  Fireball To Get  More Furniture  PENDER HARBOUR.��� Tftis Community's Board of Trade  handled 'a? lot of work and inaugurated a, few new ideas during  first executive meeting of the unit held in the /Club House,  Garaden 3ay, January 21. , .  First step in getting the  much??; ^needed telephone to  ^eindaleiiUwas.. ^afeen ?? at the  '^eeli^  going  minal.  ?was,. taken"  Road   conditions    be-'   _r,, Halfnioon a��d   Pender       ._,    ,,,,...-. ,   -*    .-  cGibsons firemen are  to get a chance to .relax in  more or less comfort when  some local ladies are finished  with their plans. ^  A tea and sale of home cooking;will be^heldiin the SMted  era! business firms are now in  operation in that area and all  without phones.  ,"Private residence," said a  spokesman, "are also in need  of the service. If we can get  the government to install the  system we can get more than  enough subscribers.".        ,\- ���  Repairs on the Saikinaw Lake  trail trestle has been promised  by the "Public Works, according to word received; .The  Board is still 'trying to have  increased quotas allocated to,  this areiafrom the Department;?  with.a view to improving manyw  of the roads, particularly the  stretch between Irvine's ?Lancl-  claimed- th*,ji that ^between the  Bay and Seciielt.  ?Residents now get mail  delivered by freighter. This  system does not allow business  firms to answer the incoming  mail until the following 'mail  delivery, several days distant.  \ The ?Board is now working  on trying to improve this..  ���H^nMHM^>MHIlUl>..>m��ll    II   Bill   1*1       I I* ��� I        ������    OT������MVHIMHa        '  Bicycle Or Radio  Prizes For Pupils  ���WILSON CREEK., ���  dents on this Peninsula  get    an    opportunity   to  Stu-  will  win  ing and the Garden Bay Road,    ^hher a brand new 1952 bicycle  ?Extemsi6n of power lines  will also be requested. This  follows a survey, made last  year with a view. to listing  prospective subscribers. ' The  B.C. Power Commission had  previously promised power  would be sent to the Harbour  but a stumbling block in the  Halfmoon Bay cut-off has inT  terf ered.  An aittempt will also be made  to have thisi. section of road  built in order to speed delivery  power. \  ... '  ��� ,y  The Board is now planning  a program of films to be shown  with the ree'ently purchased  16 mm, machine. It is hoped, to  have the first film in time for  the next general njLeeting. to be  held February 11.  A list.of films, which can be  used; inan educational capacity  'as well as entertainment, is  now-being made by the Board.  It is known many,, companies  supply;-.."?films'"/'of ;tlieir oper- '  at'ions and fcb,ese will- be' listed  and nsed; as time and facilities,  allow;' y" 'V ���*���',��� " ���     '���" "���'���":'y ���'?.'.: ���'���'.<  It is hoped to have an extension of the present truck mail  service inaugurated from Half  moon   Bay,   the   present   ter-  or radio, according to an announcement made by Peninsula  ?M?otor Products now searching  for a slogan which they can  use ��� in conjunction with their  G.M. agency. '      ' -  Each school principal will  be given the rules and will be  requested to get students to  enter this new competition.  . Said manager-owner Charles  Lunn, "this program will help  us to sell our product and will  also give the? students an  opportunity to win either a  bicycle or bedroom radio."  ;" The .slogans should be  simple, short and catchy," he  ?said. "These are .the ones  which take the eye and will  probably win the-prizes. The  bicyclei will be first prize while  the raido will go to the runner  up."  W.C. Community  To Holdf Tea  ^I^diesj,,, Auxiliary to the  Wil son Creek Community  Centres ���Associa?tion will hold  a^ Valentine; 'Tea < and Home  cooking sale, at the home of  Mrs. GrReid, Davis Bay, February 14, 2.30 p.m.  T, with proceeds? going to buy  equipment with whioh to furnish the fireball recreation  room.  Mrs. W. McNab, Mrs. E.  Drew, Mrs." J. Sowden and  Miss E. Drummond are prime  movers in the idea. To them  has fallen the jovb of promoting  and handling the sale.  Slaid Miss Drummond, "the  firemen have done ai good job  without pay or too much help,  and it is' up to each of us to  get behind the ��� boys in order  to  snow our' appreciation."  Homer Stockwell  Passes At Home  SECHELT. ��� Death claimed  another old timer in the person of Homer Knapp Stock-  Avell, 86, who died sat his Jiome  in Porpoise Bay, January. 14.  A well known logger in  many districts, he worked in  United    States,    Alberta    and  He leaves to mourn his  passing his son Herbert, at  home; four daughters, Mrs.  Anne Preiiclegast, Mrs. Ethel  Spetcli,^ Vancouver; Mrs. W.  Scot,t and Mrs. T. Middleton.  both of Sechelt.     .  He leases also 19 grandchildren among whom, are, Homer,  Ellis and Ethel Ray Prende-  gast; Willa Stockwell, Ronald,  William, John and Ellen Taylor; Gertrude'"'Speteh; Karen,  ?Raym6ncl, Joy and Gale -Mid-  dleton." Also'five .great grand-  childr  V  ... ... ..,-\  Servie * "*irare ield in tlie  Canadian J.'%��.-ui ? with Pastor.....  W. .Elliott ." "< ��� oiatingr~- Inter-  ment was inVC Hilda's Cemetery, January 17. Graham's  Funeral Home was in charge  of arrangements.  erun  Good news, probably the first in a long time for'Headlands'  water users, -was. contained in a directive passed by the Village  Commission at its liast  meeting.  Mrs. G. R, Watts with her  baby girl, born January 10 in  Ghilliwaek, 'has been named  winner of the completely  equipped layette for the first  baby born in the new year to  a Gibsons or district mother.  The layette which is composed of ia; full wardrobe, including hand made and hand  knitted dresses, a baby's bottle, powder, blankets, diapers  and even ia baby book with  which to keep record of the  little girl's progress..  Weighing six pounds ten  ounces when born, both, mother  and child will return to Gibsons sometime during the end  of this week.  Mr. Watt's, who is equally  proud of the fine distiction  added to the great- event, is  principal of the elementary  school and hia,s resided in Gibsons since September.  The presentation" plans have  not   as   yet   been   completed.  Further details will be ironed  out folio wing the mother and  ^.^iM ^ arrival; home^.;^.,,...;^ v.,,  Tt is not as yet^ known" who''  will finally present the beautiful   gift   from the Kinsmen's  Wives.  "Headlands water users will  only have to pay half of their  water use for 1952," said the  corn niissi on ch a irmaii. '' This  may make up, in some small  fashion for the very poor servr t  ice that area has had during  the last few years."  The Commission went, all out  to brighten the future of this ���  area   by  announcing   the  first  water  work   done   under   the ".  new   water   byktw   would   be  done in the Headlands region. ..  "The dam is the most important part of the'work," .he  said. "And it is there we will '  have to start, but after we get  that into shape andB find out  just how we stand in water  source, we will do the first  actual work on pipe and supply in the, Headlands district.  A committee of the commission, has already met on the  first step to bjei tiaken in reno- ,  vating the present system  authorized in December by the  public in a bylaw passed with,  overwhelming majority.  Mr. Drummond pointed out  the dam would have to be  cleared and cleaned as well as  auxiliary, sources checked ..and  new sediment boxes made? instead of present wooden ones  :';h'o\y^rotting. ;.. .v.:^,^.y^-^:.y,;^  ''S-Hiriiig" of ''a''^iU'iim^'''''i^aik'  tehance man will also be discussed at a future meeting of  council.  iY  Batt" May Get Liberal  Backing In Elections  The political, Peninsula pot is beginning to simmer,, following the hint from Victoria that an election is in the offing.  The plum of election year, president of the riding, usually  held by Powell River, is now resting in this area.  Through a slight miscalcula  tion and the abruptness of  Premier Johnson, the gears of  McKenzie Riding machine have  been thrown slightly out of  time.  Captain Andrew Johnston is  president of the riding while  the secretary and treasurer  are both Peninsula residents.  During the Liberal convention last year in Sechelt,. the  Powell River delegates withheld their overpowering votes  with a view to giving the Peninsula "a "break."  It was well understood that  the same group would install  the president and his. ��� main  officers in 19o2 with a view to  handling the election from the  pulp and pjaper city.  Due to the blow-up in Coalition, control will be in the  hands of Captain Johnston and  his officers, instead of in  Powell River.  It ii believed a directive has  already gone out from the  president to the various units  within the  McKenzie;1;Riding.  In discussing tlie ��� coming  election the .-Liberal ^president  ���minced few words on his standi.  "If 'Ratt' comes out with a?  itruly -Liberal policy and one  that we -can .conseiens'cious^y,���  sunport. T feel sure that McKenzie Ridinir will be be.hind  him one hundred per cent.  , '' Make   n o   mistake,''   Capt.  Johnston said, "the Liberals  .will elect the man they want,  because the man they want will  be the best man for the- community."  He spoke very higthly of Mr.  Maclntyre's personal ability  and his standing in the community.  "I'm speaking for everyone, I think," "when I sayr  we hope that Mr. Maclntyre'  can see his way clear to running on  the Liberal ticket.  "This riding is solidly behind Premier Johnson in his  stand with Coalition. He did  the right thing, and the only  thing that could be done by a  man of honor,, tinder the cir-  f.umstiahcps."  Traffic   Bylaw  to  Be  Inaugurated  A committee of the Commission will look into the new  traffic bylaw pending for the  Village of Gibsons.  Decision to get, started on  the new legislation was made  at the last meeting of council.  Said Commission Chairman  James Drummond, "It is time  we' -had a littleaetion on this  much needed net."  Th'c first  official   inspection  of the new fireball was made  this  week   bv    Commissioners-  ���under Commissioner W. Bonch-  er. The Coast News     Thursday January 24 1952  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  (Established 1945)  Authorized as second class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  WILLIAM   SUTHERLAND   ���   SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publishers  Published  Every  Thursday.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. ��2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c par copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  Box 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  it  iionatd  L  "Batt" Could Win  One of the gravest and most far reaching questions to confront the Sechelt Peninsula will have to be faced this year.  Who will represent McKenzie Riding in the Provincial  legislature during the next term?  What stand will B. M. Maclntyre, with his Liberal training  iand Conservative background, take?  What effect will the single transferable vote have on the  results of local voting?  These questions will be asked and answered this year.  We would like to look into the future and learn answers to  these questions, but that is not for us.  We can only guess.  It is hardly likely that Mr. Maclntyre will run other than  Independent Liberal. If he does, it is reasonable to believe he  will be elected.  With a tremendous personal popularity, Mr. Maclntyre  ��ould swing the vote even if jhe were to go completely Independent. He has worked hard and, for a first term man, ve!ry effectively for the riding.  It has been suggested that the Liberal machine would be  unwilling to run a candidate against Mr. Maclntyre were he to  run as Liberal Independent. There seems to be a fair degree of *  reason behind this thinking. '       .    ��    "  If the popular ML.A. did run as an Independent Liberal  it would mean the party would have his backing on all good  'legislation. And what Liberal would harbor the thought that  his party could further other tlian good governn|pat, r  The Conservatives could rely on Batt's conservative background to keep him working for Conservatism, provided it also  was good government.  With the single transferable vote and a Liberal running as  well as Mr. Maclntyre it would be a very close race. But with  the same conditions and Mr. Maclntyre's personal standing and  no Liberal candidate ��here is little doubt that the Powell River  man would sweep the slate.  This riding will be called upon this year to decide who will  represent them. We can only hope that the Liberal Association  finds it politic to backing either tacitly1 or whole heartedly, the  election of B. M. Maclntyre who has already given his* word  he will again run for office.  that  Ray Helps  Farmers Produce  ������ 'The x-ray has helped medical  u science     accomplish     wonders  since its  discovery by Professor Roentgen 57 years ago. It  has greatly simplified the detection  and   setting   of. bone  fractures  and   has   taken   the  guesswork out of the diagnosis  fof    many    human     ailments.  'Tuberculosis,    once   a  malady  .-responsible   for   thousands  of  deaths annually, is now on the  wane thanks to free chest x-  ray clinics operating in every  province.  Research workers in Canadian agricultural colleges are  using x-ray to produce mutations in the plant world which  may someday help alleviate  the world food shortage. One  scientist produced a. corn plant  with ears two feet long, but  this "giant" was lost to the  world because no record was  kept of the amount of radiation used in the experiment.  Pensioner s Mai!  Musi Be Correct  VICTORIA  ���   Many    persons who filed Old Age Security  applications,   in   the   late  summer' or  early  fall months  of 1951 have since moved and  failed   to  notify  the   regional  office in Victoria? of their new  address.   Unless  this   information  is    available   within   the  next two weeks, they will not  receive    their   initial   pension  cheques',  which will  be  going  forward at the end of January.  "A considerable number of  ? award letter's which were mailed mid-December to addresses  given on the registration have  been returned   by   the" postal  authorities   market .'removed'  or 'present address unknown,"  W. R. Bone, regional director  of    Old    Age    Security    said.  "Thus,  all persons   who have  changed their mailing address  since the time,   of   registering  for Old Age Security and who  have not notified this 'depart--  .ment should do so immediately...  Arrangements between the department  and  the  post office  officials are that chequed will  be returned unless they can be  "' delivered to the  payee at the  address shown on.the envelope.  Applicants,   therefore,   should  not    depend    upon    filing    a  change of address at their local  post  office  but  should  notify  this department. When a move  affects  a  man   and  wife   tlie  notification  should  show that  two   applicants   are   involved  and   if   possible,:  quote 'their  pension numbers."  Z ;  : J@  Social Credit io  Start Info Group  In response tov province-wide  >e��i^$^  mendous'v growth    of    Social  "Credit? in   British    Columbia,  elsewhere in this issue will be  found  ah  advertisement  from  The   British   Columbia   Social  Credit   Leiague.   Lyle   Wicks,  Provincial    President,    stated  here    recently    that     League  Officials  -jhave    long   realized  that there "were many readers  living in this District who were  anxious to  secure information  land  literature- concerning  Social Credit. Others are anxious  to join  The League.   All oyer  the Province, Mr. Wicks stated.  Ave have blsen confronted with  this problem;vfor people by the  tens of thousands are seeking  this  knowledge, but have not  known  where   to   procure  it.  The League is taking this opportunity  through  the   advertising  columns  of    the   Coast-  News   to   enable   everyone in  this   area  to  learn   the   facts  about   Social   6r!edit  and Alberta.  Reader s Right  Editor, The News;  Sir: ���  The    members    of    the    SO  Mary's     Hospital     Auxiliary  would like to place the following facts before the residents  of the Sechelt Peninsula.  During the year? they purchased these niajbF it ems from  the hospital'- feed paft sterel-  izer at a cost of $421.79, the  installation of -the" same came  to $100; zoalite lamp, $91.39;  occasional chairs, 78.24, and a  radiator for the operating  room, $106.42.  In 1951 our purchases were:  draperies, $123.62; . bedsdde  tables, $319.12, and $700 for  the conversion of t-he^ heating  plant (this was . one,third; of  the actual:'cost^ With sundries, the total expenditure  for the Auxiliary for.the two  years, was $1,964.58.'      ���������;���  ?  This money has? been raised  by the efforts of our auxilia?ry,;  whose  members  are. from  the',  immediate neighborhood of the  hospital. ���;  As many patients come from  further south and from Jervis  Inlet, we would like to appeal  to residents of these localities  to help in the work by forming local auxiliaries. We should  welcome  any  offers' on  these  lines, and should be glad to  give any ^information . and  asdstatnce.:.vt0:-./aiiyone undertaking to; ���''inaugurate such a  branch auxiliary. -  ���Edith A. Sharpe /  Corresponding Secretatry.  'jp-lt&e /firry TZtwe, /  This, advertisement is not published or  displayed -by the Liquor Control Board or  by  the  Government of British  Columbia.  i��  TO A MILLION CANADIANS  iff*  ' J"  w  Canada 9s  First  Bank  $li  EQUIPMENT for   logging  MINING AN�� CONSTRUCTION  Bank of  WOIK1*��  WITH  CANADIANS   IN   EVERY  WALK  OF  UfE  SINCE  SCHRAMM.  Air Compressors.  NORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes.  EIMCO  Roeker Shovels.  Dependable .loading .of  sand, rock and gravel for  miner biff contractor.?...  Speed, power and tonnage  at new, lew coat.  "We Service What We  Sell"  Put more tools on the job ���  specify SCHRAMM Tractor-  Compressors or towing type  models. Capacities 60 ��� 600  C.P.M.  Fast operation,  high output,  with easy upkeep, are features  of these rugged shovels, cranes,  draglines and pullshovels.  Exclusive Agents for British  Columbia,  #&*.''Hr*?  General Machinery  1383 Hornby Street  Vancouver, B. Cf  TAffew 1S64  /    >  tarn row  Thursday January 24 1952    The CY&st JVews  The rapid expansiohxof Canada's fast growing communities,  coupled with definite problems of man-power, is high up among  the difficulties confronting the Post Office, Walter J. Turnbull,  deputy postmaster general, told-the Kiwanis Club recently.  Postal   officials would   like     '���  to be?"waiting at the front  door" to welcome people as  new homes spring up and the  families move in, be said.  However, the need to treat  everybody alike and at ^the  same time stay within Hie parliamentary appropriation demanded the setting up of service, standards to be applied  fairly throughout Canada.  The deputy reminded his  listeners! that the Post Office  now fa'ced the competition of  the armed services and the  laiHor demands of industry in  its recruitment of help.  "With regard to recent increases, Mr. Turnbull said that  unlike every feature of life  the, postal, services had for  many years resisted t\\e general upswing in costs." Rates  had. been held down so long  that when finally the pressure  of circumstances forced "modest increases," ai startled cry  went up. "It was," he said,  "as if the Rock of Gibraltar  had moved."  This % had    brought    about  some criticism, more than was  actually warranted. He assured  his  hearers  that  his   officials  were   working   ceaselessly   to  "make     the     machine     run  smoother."  \ .   " We have some long-range  \ plans,"   he   added, "so   that  \ the   Postal   Service  will   not  ovljf  grow  with  Canada,  but  ! will be a prime >agent in helping that growth." . >  !     The deputy  cited, some  instances   of   progress   in   the  transpbrtation ;'Jdf '  Canadian.,  mails,   recalling    the "All-Up  Air  Mail. Service"  by  means  of  which ' first-class,   mail   is  conveyed at ordinary rates of  postage.   *' Canada," he   said,  "was the first ��� and is still  the only country in the world  ��� to make such an extensive  use of the airplane to annihilate distances   and   give  ' star  service at stage-coach prices',"  Many post office critics demanded the exercise of stringent economies, Mr.  Turnbull  SECHELT  BY ARIES  A meeting of the St. Hilda's  Churchyard improvement coiUt  mittee mei at ihe home, of Mr.  and Mrs. WsrB. Billingsley.  Those present were L/S. Jackson, chairman of the group, L.  >. Scoct, E. E. Redman, W.B.  Billingsley, Mrs. W. B. Billingsley, Guild President, Mrs.  Jack Redman and Mrs. A. A.  French, secretary of the committee.' -  It -was learned the Department of Public Works will  move the sheds near the church  property-and that plans are  under way for landscaping of.  the site after the clearing.  W. Youngson was appointed  to assist L. S. Jackson as the  work proceeds.  W. B. Billingsley was elected  treasurer o'f the gsoup as the  funds for this project will be  kept separately from Guild  and Church funds.  ���  Annual meeting of St. Hil-  s Parish will be held in the  da  said; but with the proviso that  . whatever cuts these economies  might entail in postal service  be borne by somebody else.  That involved an element of  unfairness which Responsible  officers would be hard put to  justify, he intimated.  . iiiiuiiumuMMt  ^���IKIHUIM*"''!',!  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  mwii>wmw��intwmifnifn��nm��'  Whbr not get  Why be satisfied with  less than the best f  9  0  The price is the same  BUY TH�� BEST  BUY#.BBGOaDS  s  PHONE SECHELT 49  With a view to establishing  local forestry committees to  carry jout local conservation  and education campaigns, the  Canadian Forestry Association  this week organized the first  unit at Prince George.  .Tlii's is a new decentralization trend in forest conserva--  tion, aiid it is hoped it will  8 pave the way for more local  committees across Canada. It  is ��� another conservation and  forest fire prevention education program pioneered by the  British Columbia. Branch of the  Forestry Association who first  organized Junior Fore-it Wardens, School Forestry Clubs, and  Forest Conservation Weeks,  and saw these ideas' adopted  nationally and internationally..  Parish Hall at 7.30 p.m. on  January 22, when the election  of officers will take place.  Use Coast News Classified  The Nanaimo Towing  Co. Ltd.  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  AGENTS:���  Pender  Harbour:   Bill   Donley���Phone:   Sechelt   11S2  Gibsons.  Reg.   Godfrey-���Phone:  Granthams 56  Nanaimo: Phone 555���Night: 1497 or 305  Vancouver: Phone PAcific 4553 ��� PAcific 6825  Phone TJs Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No. V1 ��� especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Loer Towing Scow Towing Pile ?Driving  Dredging. Wharf and Float Construction.  Breakwater  Construction Marine  Salvage  Salvage Pumps  PER MINUTE DEMAND SKILF  Out of the tail pipe roars a fiery blast of  air to 'rocket' a Vampire through the sky  at sizzling speeds. The impelling jet is  generated by the turbine blades of an  engine which spin at over 10,000 revolutions per minute.  New Air Force engines are built to do  things unheard of, even ten years ago.  The precision found in a jet engine is a  mechanic's dream. Tolerances of more  than .0002 inch are prohibited. Yet the  era of jet engines has' just begun!  ���   ��� v . v- '��� -. i  If you are mechanically-minded, here is  your opportunity to get in on the ground  floor.  The Air Force will give you a complete  and thorough trade training in jet engines.-  Be  an  Aero-Engine  Technician  in  the"  R. C. A. F. !   Serve Canada and learn a  valuable trade!  YOOcah start yourframmg now  d$ &n Aero -ihgiste Tecfmieim  m the &C.A/?  OTHER TRADES OPEN  INCLUDE... AIRFRAME ... ARMAMENT... RADIO-RADAR  ... INSTRUMENT... SUPPLY  To Iroinas on R.C.A.F. Technician, you must be between 17 and 40... be physically fif... hove Grade 8 education or belter  Director of Personnel Manning,  R.C.A.F. Headquarters, Ottawa*  Please mail to me, without obligation, Jul! particulars regarding  enrolment requirements and openings now available in the R.C.A.F.  NAME  (Please Print) ..  STREET ADDRESS .....  CI^Y:-.,..:::.:^:.::^..:,.^.:...:' ..?.;..P&OVINCE..  EDUCATION (b? grade and province).. ���    .'...:..���..'.'..: ...:...���   ....age.-..  i  ;     i  ROYAL CANADIAN A9RfOR���g     j  .f.~<   .���-������   ...V-.V-   ���       j'  S���� THE CAREER COUNSEUOR AT YOJ/R NEAREST   . J  R.CAJ. RtCRWlNG:UN/T-OR/rfAfl THIS COUPON     ]  (Surname)  (Christian Name)  I  I  I  I  i  1  I  I  I  I  I  "cuCssws I The Coast News     Thursday January 24 1952  JFuR  SALE  WE HAVE a wide range of  battery radios from $10 to $50.  See   them   on   display   at   our  store.  We  accept trade ins.  Gibsons  Electric   phone   45  House on skids, two rooms  and bath, full plumbing. Price  $1000. Henry Gilbertson,  Wil-  5  BEST BUY- in Gibsons? Good  7-room house, fine business  property, price $1000 below  market value. Terms. Consolidated Brokers,  Gibsons.  PERSONAL  son  Creek.  HOUSE for sale at Gibsons.  Three rooms and utility room,  modern plumbing. Waterfront  property. See W. Emerson,  Gibsons, or phone 90-J  LEGAL  "FOREST ACT"  (Section  33)  NOTICE  OF  APPLICATION  FOR  FOREST   MANAGEMENT  LICENCE  In Laud Recording District of New  Westminster,   and   situated in  the  rieinity of Sechelt Inlet.  Take notice that Crucil Logging  Company Limited has applied for  a Forest Management Licence cov_  ering Jsnds held by the applicant  together with certain Crown lands  not already alienated within the  following area:  "Commencing   at   the  north.east'  corner of Lot 4679, Group  1, New  Westminster Land District, being a  point  on  the   easterly  high_\vater_  mark  of Sechelt  Inlet;   thence  in  a general northerly direction along  said   easterly   high.water.mark   to  the left bank of Gray Creek; thence  in a general easterly and northerly  direction  along said   left bank of  Gray Creek to the northerly boundary of Lot 2522 (T.L. 6737PX; thence  easterly along said northerly bound.  ary of Lot 2522 to, the north.east  corner-thereof;   thence north.east.  erly in a straight line to the north.  west corner of Lot 2528  (T.L. 6739  P);   thence easterly, to the north.  east corner of said Lot =2528; thence  south 45  degrees   east to westerly  boundary of the watershed of Chapman Creek;   thence' in  a   general  southerly    and    westerly   direction  along   the   westerly   and  northerly  boundaries of the watershed of said  Chapman   Creek   to   the   easterly  boundary of Lot 3008 (T.L. 3731P);  thence southerly and westerly along  the easterly and southerly boundaries of Lots 3008 (T.L. 3731P) and  3007 <T.L. 3752P) to the south.west  conmr   of  said   Lot  3007;    thenee  northerly      along      the      westerly  boundaries of  Lots  3007  and  5266  END embarrassing baldness.  At last a tested, proven hair  restorer. Quickly promotes hair  growth in all cases of baldness  regardless of age or condition.  Sold on full b|a.ek money guarantee. For particulars write  Thalia Herbal Products1 Ltd.,  4371 West 19th Ave., Vancou-  5  ver 8, B.C.  to   the  north_west  corner   of  said  Lot   5266;   thence  westerly  to   the  south.west corner of Lot 2529 (T.L.  6744P); thence northerly along the  westerly boundaries of Lot 2529 (T.  L.   6744P)   and   S.T.L.   30571.12942P  to  the  north-east    corner  of.   i?��ot  4684; thence westerly to the northeast  corner of   Lot   4683;    thence  southerly,   westerly   and   northerly  along  the  boundaries  of  said Lot  4683 to the north_wes�� corner there. .  of;   thence westerly to  the northwest   corner  of   Lot  4682;   thence  southerly   and  westerly   along  the  easterly   and   southerly   boundaries  of the north half of Lot 4681 to the  south.west   corner   thereof;   thence  southerly   and westerly   along the  easterly  and   southerly   boundaries  of Lot 4680 to the south.east corner  of aforesaid Lot 4679; thence north,  erly   to   the   north_east   corner   of  said  Lot 4679,   being the point of  commencement."  January 10, 1952.  Crucil Logging Company Limited.  Sechelt, B.C.  Any submission, in respect to  the above application must- be in  writing. Not less than sixty days  after the first- publication of. this  "Notice of Application" in the British Columbia Gazette, ,the Minister  of Lands vand Forests may make  final: disposal of the application  and, therefore, to insure consider,  ation, submissions should be re. .  ceived by the Deputy Minister of  Forests within that period. However, equal consideration will be  accorded to all submissions received  at any time prior to final disposal.  Submissions should be addressed  to:  Deputy Minister. of Forests,  Department of Lands and Forests.  Parliament Buildings.  Victoria, B.C.  .? iiiPSi^i>iiilPiitif^P!��iii  iliiiliiiill^  m.  Gibsons  <m  iwwipF  mmmmm,  immyxWmii��V*0*. ���_   Readers Right  Editor, The Ne,ws,  Sir: ���       '> :   ��� .���'?   ���������:; "U  We ?ha!ve been requested by  . numerous people to enlighten  the very fe/w people of Gibsons  who have been writing articles  in your local newspaper of  recent dake in reference to the  Sechelt Motor Transportation  Ltd. application now before  the Public Utilities C ononis-8  si on for one-way fare.   ���    ���  For the. information ofvthe  few. referred to in above paragraph,, we would like to clarify  the actual application for, as  follows, as far as Gibsons is.  concerned:  "There is no increase in our  onie-wiay fare structure and by  purchasing two  one-way tick-  kets to   Vancouver,    the   cost  would  be  10c   more  than  the  purchia.se of the present return  ticket.   This   will   enable   the  Sechelt   Motor   Transportation  Ltd. to render a, better service,  at the Vancouver side as it is  a' physical impossibility to con-,  trol the number of piassengers  using our service from Gibsons  to  Vancouver   in   regards ' to  checking for   tlie  ordering  of  overload  buses  from   Vaneou-.  ver, and especially during the  summer months."  The people of this Peninsula  have enjoyed an increasing  bus service year by year, and  one-way fares are. the same at  the present time as they were  in' the yeia.r. 1939, when this  bus .service'��� wa|s first inaugurated, although steady increases  in operation costs, due to road  conditions, liave made it necessary for us to make this application for one-way tickets.  ? In - addition to the above,  may we pais along just a few  percentage ���increases which  baive been advertised by the  largest transportation , com-,  pany- inf Canada. /?  ; Tire- '-price increase over a  period of 2 yeiars ��� 160' per  cent; Maintenance and. Parts  increase over a period of 20  years1��� 1329 per cent.  We would like to emphasize,  also thaft the B.C.E.E5. have,  made application for a 50 per  cent incnease in one-way fares,  which are several increases for  their company during the  period of our operation, therefore, cannot see why we are  not justified in the legitimate  and fair application made, by  our transportation compa?ny.  Yours very truly,        ?  Sechelt  Motor Transport Ltd.  G. C. Lawrence::  COMPLIMENTS  OF  TElNT and AWN^NG&    '  Phone PAcific 3910 -.54 Waiter St.  ��� ..j ���"*.���-..     .," -    ������ ,     ���  ��� Vancouver, B. C. ���       V  Date Pad  5  Starting fnd%  Radio Station  becoM&s  VANCOUVER  on your  POWER OOUDtEO 10 10,006 WWTS  CANADIAN W50AWASTW* OORWAIIOW  January 24 at 8 p.m. in  School Ilall, Sechelt, regular  meet of local P-TA. Guest'  speaker.  January 25, at 8 p.m. in Legion Kail, Sechelt, -'.a whist  drive. Prizes and refreshments.  January 30, W.I. whist drive  at   the '.home   of   Mrs.   II  B.  ^Metcalfe at 2 p.m.  February 9, Roberts Creek  P-TA Sadie Hawkin's Dance,  Community Hall 9 p.m. AH girl  orchestra,   ".. v  -- ' , * - ���  February 29, Grand Concert  Peninsula Choraliers, Legion  Hall, Sechelt, 8 .p.m;- Assisting  artists. .      "  V.O.N. Nurse, Miss Baker,  Halfmoon Bay, first and third  Wednescja^-; v   ?M?iddle      Point  s��cpnd1lli|d��^6i^1^u . ;4<v::?v  ������*!��� -'"- '..v: "yz'y.' y "\ "?u"- y' ' ?-? ."��� -  Every "Wednesday in Gibsons Church ; Hall, the CJioir  arid Glee Clab, with M?rs. R��  Vernon conducting.  Those who bank too much  on a family tree are frequently  caught out on a limb.     '  MUTCH TIRE Ltd.  GOODYEAR TIRES  LOGGING TIRES  VULCANIZING ��� RE - CAPPING  WE REPAIR ��� ALL MAKES  Write or Phone for Further Information  1295 Granville St. \ MAiine 1255  ��� VANCOUVER, B. O. ���  *.,  SEASON'S GREETINGS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS  ...v. ��� ���������������   ���   "v'";;vJ? ���'-���     '���   .   ,'        .-  ON THE PENINSULA AND SOUTH COAST  G. S. ELDRIDGE & Co.  ASSAYERS and ORE TESTING  '   Engineering ��� Testing ��� Inspections  633 Hornby Street ~ ,     TAtlow 1267  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ^iMmminuMmmmmuKuaummumi  laaaaauaaaaaauaaaiaaaaaatiiaaaBaaaaBaBaaaBiuMaaaa!  aaaaaaaaaaaai  ;     ROY ROD WAY  Sheet Metal Works  ��� Out of town work a speciality ��� '   ...  Boat Tanks .��� Forced Ail* Heating  FAIrmoiint 7585 3370 Eraser Ave.  ���y.,-->i y -yyyy. Vancouver^ b. cl; -% ������ z        y- '-���  '���w"i.  a.  3;  S  ������luiiuicnniMinMiiiani  ur  UNION SPECIALS  GROCERIES  White Grapefruit 3 lbs.  HeintZ  Baby ��� Junior Foods 3 tins  Jfflalkin's Choice Apricots  BUTCILER ,y-: ������'..���    "    ,      < ���'"��� . '���"���';; ;\  V ���.... *      ���-- . '. ,s-   ��� V.:-.':\/    .:-'.  Sirloin      ,  25c  28c  -28c  ���X,  T. Bone  Steaks and. Roasts  Wlhg ���������/.    Grade"A" 1 lb.  Pork   Loin ��� Chops-Roasts       1 lb.  $1.12  56c  ^  $2.85   $3.29  DRYGOODS  Ankle Bush Rubbers  ^Boys' and Youths'  SEE OUR ODDiS AND ENDS SPECIAL TABLE  Our radio and flashlight batteries are guaranteed  alwayfe fresh.  Ray-Q-vac Eveready Bty Packs ab 748 <gi 9 TQ  Standard Flash Batteries    2 for :'        ^9C  ALLAD5N MANTLES ���  ONE PER CUSTOMER  NEW OPERATING HOURS  Now open six days per^week, except Sunday.  HOURS   -.���//������>���  Monday -��� Friday .;...... 9-6 p.m.  ���'? Saturday^....,:..., ?:.;;. 9^ 6.30 p.m.  ypmKEDAND WHITE STORE  Phone Sechelt 18 Thursday January 24 1952    The Coast News  PONTIAC FOR 1952 features increased power ahd new performance, smart new styling and  a wide range of new interioT trims and colors.-Two completely automatic transmissions are  available as options at extra cost ��� the new Dual-Range Hydra-Matic Drive on the Chieftain  Series,.-and Power Glide on the Fleetleader Deluxe Series. Interior colors, of the Fleetleader  Deluxe Series are provided in a choice of gray, blue or green tones to harmonize with the exterior color selected for the body. This color harmony applies to seat upholstery, rodif linings, interior 'door panels, floor coverings and instrument panels. A choice of 16 models is  available in standard and deluxe body stylings. Shown here is the 1952 Pontiac, Chieftain  Deluxe four-door sedan. '���".*���  Castjegar Expects Big  Pulp Developments  Application for ai forest management license on the Columbia River Watershed south of the Big Bend has been received  from Celgar Development Co; Ltd., -the Hon. E. T Kenney,  Minister of Lands and Forests, announced.  The    company,    a    division     ~T~~, '  of Celanese Corporaition of  America, will start at an early  date On construction of a $65  million project to;proyide' for^  complete utilization of the forest resources in the area if the  license is approved, Mr/ Kenney salid. ?Present plans call for  the construction near Castlegar  .o'f-lai kraft mill that will pro-  Talent Night Concert  For .Halfmoon Bay  -A concert is planned for April ...to pave,, the way for the  Talent Night in May. Drama  Club members will be notified  personally   cf   the   date; and  cluce' 400 tons .of -^iea^he4v wdi./plac,e of a meeting  semi-bleached sulphate pulp,  daily, and a' ground wood mill  with a daily capacity of 275  tons of newsprint. Plans for  the laddition of a plywood mill  are under consideration and  will be completed if sufficient  peeler stock is found to make  such a plant economically  sound. Also under consideration is the construction of a  board mill to utilize waste'  from the pulp and sawmill  operations. Studies are being  made to determine the feais-  ability of recovering tannic  acid from the hemlock bark  that would otihierwise be wasted. .  "The project,'-.Mr. Kenney;  said, "would: provide for the  fullest possible utilization of  our forest resources in' th.1  Arrow Lake and Columbia  JRiver districts.  "Low grade logs that are  now left in. the woods, because  there "is no market for them,  will be used in the pulp oper- :  atioh. Where it is feasable the  company also proposes to place  ba'rking aiid chipping facilities  at. strategic points in Ihe area  to utilize the slabs'and edgings  that are now part of' the sawmill waste. "These meterials  would be shipped as chips to  .the..-kraft mill to be manufactured into* pulp."-  A? letter will be sent?to all  parents - outlining    details- of  the talent contest, and individual help will be offered those'  children  requiring  it.   ; ���  'IRENE DUNNE and FRED MacMURRAY  Together in the gay, exciting comedy  adventure,--"Bright Star". It's a riot oi  newspaper feud'n, fuss'n and fun that  the entire family .-will enjoy. For tho  funniest . half-hour "ever to hit the ail  .waves .... ..??:'.  Dial 980 every Monday  at 7:30 p.m.  :n  ���<^s  FIRS^ WITH THE NEWS'  ANGLICAN       SERVICES  JANUARY 27 ��� 3rd SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY  St. Bartholomew's Church  ....;.."..........  Gibsons  ?':,   11.00 a.m   Sunday School  3.30 p.m.   .-���'    Evensong  St. Hilda's Church  ........  Sechelt,  11.00 a.m?   ........  Holy Communion  11.00 a.m  .. ......... Sunday School _'.  St. Aidan's Churcii ...... ..'.���"   .. Roberts Creek  See  For Quality- Service  ' JUDY GARLAND ��� VAN JOHNSON  in  "in the Good Old Summertime"  Technicolor ���  Musical  FRIDAY ONLY, Jan. 25 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  ,      JAMES CAGNEY  ���in  "Come Fill the Cup"  MONDAY OtfLY, Jan. 28 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  GROUCHO, CIIICO and HARPO MARX  in  (Musical ���  Comedy)  Tuesday, January 29      8 p.m  Wednesday, January 30   8 p.m.  JOHN PAYNE ��� RHONDA FLEMING  in  "Crosswinds"  (Technicolor)  Thursday, January 31  :  8 p.m..  Saturday, February 2   7 and 9 p.m.  JAMES MASON  in  "TSie Desert Fox"  The story of Rommel.  FRIDAY ONLY, Feb. 1 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  T h i s  or  IN,  n  IS  Can Be All Yours  Students' Competition  Give us a slogan  This competition is open to all students of the Sechelt Peninsula.  ���        ���      , ��� '..''��'.  WE NEED A SLOGAN that is catching, simple and effective. The  following examples, some taken from well known products will give you an  idea .of the type of catchy phrase we want.  "Save with P.M P." or the famous "Just say Coke/' "The Best for Less"  is also a good example as is "Players, Please."  Give us a slogan that we can use and win one of the above prises.  eadline ��� February 15  All entries must be in the judge's hands by February 15. ���  Judge's decision will be final.  PENINSULA MOTOR PRODUCTS Ltd  Chevrolet - Pontiac ^ Oldsmobile-Buick - Vauxhall - Chev. & G. M. Trucks  ���: Phone Wilson Creek 5~S ���  2.00 pm.   ;;. f  Evensong The Coast News    Thursday January 24 1952  utSifies  roqress  The industrial growth now  taking place, has been brought  about largely through policies  dealing with power development and forest management  licences. By establishing the  B.C. Power Commission to develop power for industrial  purposes and rural electrification, the whole economy of  Vancouver Island, as well as  other parts of the Province,  has been changed.  Utilization of Campbell River power has. made possible the  ���y*-  north, of Campbell River, now  being constructed at a cost of  $20,500,000 by Elk 5%lls Lim-;  ited, will come into production  in June of this year, but even  now a second, stage is being  discussed.  Consideration is being given  by the Elk Palls Limited for  the construction of a pulp  plant in connection with this  "operation and it is possible that  this will be announced shortly  ��� again increasing the num-  establishment   of   three    pulp    ber of Pe0Ple employed in this  operation.    The first stage  of  mills    on    Vancouver    Island.  First to be established was that  at   Port   Alberni  by   Bloedel,  Stewart   and   Welch   Limited.  Then   came  the  Harmac  pulp  mill  near  Nanaimo  by  H.  R.  McMillan Exports Limited, and  next the pulp and paper plant  at Duncan Bay, near Campbell  River, through, the joint efforts  of Canadian  Western Lumber  Company   and   Pacific   Mills.  The   Port   Alberni plant is  a  $7,000,000 project with a capacity of 155 tons per day and  a  payroll    of    15Q.   men    and  women, amounting to $500,000  annually.  The Harmac plant, near  Nanaimo, represents ;an investment of $19,000,000 with a  production of 300 tons of pulp  per day and employment of  more than 300 persons with '  an annual payroll of over one  this development, .which is  nearing completion, will employ 200 men in the plant and  500 men in the woods. Ultimately, it is expected to become one of the largest newsprint plants in Canada.  The construction of the  Bloedel plant at Alberni, the  Elk Palls Development at  Duncan Bay and the Harmac  plant ait Nanaimo were made  possible by the fact that power  was available from the John  Hart Development at Campbell  River.  The present capacity of the  John Hart Development is  112,000 horsepower. Two more  units are now being installed  to bring it to a total of 168,- ���  000 horsepower. It may be of  interest, to say that the John  Hart   plant not  only  supplies  million clollairs.    This plant is the  electrical energy required  now  in  the   process  of   being to  meet the   demands   of  the  doubled  at :a>   further  cost  of northern part of Isliatfid, which  $20,000,000. includes  the  industrial  devel-  The  plant  at  Duncan  Bay, opment I have   outlined,   but  also 17,000 h.p. now being used  in  the  city  of   Victoria'.   Another 10,000 h.p. will be used  over the next /two years and  any   additional   hydro   power,  used   in   Victoria must   come  from the Campbell River plant.  In the, Prince Rupert-Skeena  River area, another large undertaking   has   been   brought  into being by the granting of  a   forest management  licence.  I refe.r to the establishment of  a pulp plant at Port Edwiard,  "near   Prince   Rupert,   by   the  Columbia   Cellulose   Company.  This  pliant  represents' an   investment   of $27,000,000.  It is interesting to note that  an 'announcement was made a  few days ago of a vast undertaking   that  will   greatly  enhance   the   economic   stability  of the interior of this Province.  The   Columbia-  Cellulose  Company has for some time been  contemplating    a   large   scale  development    in    the    Arrow  Lakes    area   which   envisages  the utilization of timber in its  widest scope. Tlie plain to first  use the  logs for sawmill and  plywood    production    and    to  utilize the waste therefrom^for  the manufacture  of" pulp  and  newsprint. The-whole program -  ill the Arrow Lakes area will  represent    an'   investment    of  $65,000,000   and   will   employ  approximately   2,200   men.   I  think it is heedless for me to  say what this will mean to the  interior of this Province.  (Continued on page 7) ;  (See Premier Outltines)  PpONE ��� GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  ^-;  '< Applications are invited for the position of Assistant  Janitor at the Elphinstone Junior-Senior High School at  Gibsons. Apply to the undersigned giving experience;  age, state of health and salary expected.  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES  Sechelt District No. 46  GIBSONS, B.C.  Business and Professional  .  -.��5.  D I RECTORY  1952 Transport Specials  Good Used Cars  J 941  Pontiac Sedan  1936 Buick Sedan  1939 Ford Coupe  1934 Plymouth Sedan  1936 Chevrolet Sedan  Excellent Condition  1947 Ford 2-ton  1939 Federal 5-ton  $675  $400  $400  $275  $450  $800  $1200  The Car  Of  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  I  Mechanic's Special  1935 Ford $180  1937 Auburn  ake an  Off  er  18 Months  To Pay  For The Best  Will  call  and  buy for cash,  beet  . bottles,, scrap metal, etc.  Calls  made   at. intervals  from  Hopkins to Irvins Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN    ,  Wilson Creek.  MACHINISTS  BUSINESS SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete  Accounting Service  Income  Tax Problems  Secretarial Work  Phone:   Sechele 55  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  PLUMBING  We have figures on Austin performance that will amaze you for their  economy. Tested by experts and built by men who have made one of the  world's most intensive studies of auto engineering, the Austin is outstanding  for economy. ;  50,000 miles performance for a local car with only brake redlining and  clutch adjustment against it. That is only one of &he> amazing showings by  this economy marvel.    ��� v   :  Ask An Austin Owner  sKop him and talk about what his costs are for. repairs; operating  costs and overall payout money. .      v       I   ^  ELECTRICAL WORK  Reliable  Electrical  Repairs  Appliances, Fixtures,  Radios  Washing Machines  Everything Electrical  Hearing Aid Batteries  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies _*_ Fixtures  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  PLUMBING and JHEATING  FLORIST  Flowers for  all occasions..  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists. v  Fast1 service for weddings  and funerals. .  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box 28.  SUNSET HARDWARE  ��� GIBSONS ���  Registered  Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales and Contracting  Plumbing^  Heating  and  and Supplies  REAL ESTATE and  INSURANCE  '    JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and   District's   Only   Full  Time Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  GIFT STORE  Headquarters  for   Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards  . Toys  .Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  HARDWARE  SECOND HAND STORE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY _ TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  xIAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  AN  AUSTIN   OWNER   IS   OUR   SALESMAN  ���#<.*:  Sechelt Automotive Service  ��� Phone Sechelt 27  knowles service  h^dwAre  Phone 33 -���V Gibsons B. C.  Builders' Hardware'  Paint ��� Plumbing-.--...'  v ��� Appliances ���  Complete  Installation  Maintenance ��� Service  .  ^DELIVERIES  ���:ri"    TO ALL POINTS  TAXI  TAXI SIR?  call     -  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt 48  WATCH REPAIRS  J. A. HAGUE  ,".'-.-. Watch Repairs  Engraving ���l Ronson  Parts"  ; - GIBSONS'-;B. C.* '."' V' PREMIER OUTLINES  (Continued from page 6).  At Port^ Mellon there is located the Sorg Pulp Mill, wliich  following? the war was closed  down. This has been purchased  by Canadian Forest Products  Limited :aaid is in the process  of being rehabilitated and  developed at a cost of $7,000,-  000. The first stage was completed in May last year so that  production of pulp now averages between 150 and 170 tons  per day. The second stage will  be completed in September of  this year and will enable production of more than 200 tons  per day.  The Pacific Mills Company  at Ocean Falls is undertaking  an expansion programme of  $4,500,000 which includes the  establishment of a $1,700,000  sawmill !&s well as increased  production of pulp from 170  to nearly 200 tons per day.  Power River Company Limited is in the midst of carrying  out a $13,500,000 development  programme which will bring  ���about a_ capacity (increase of  newsprint amounting to 40,000  tons per year, and. an increase  in employment of 200 persions.  In the Prince George area,  the Western Plywood Co. Ltd.,  as? part of an agreement based  on a forest management licence  has esablislied a $1,500,000  veneer plant at Quesnel.  'The Alasivfa: Pine and Cellulose Company, with a pulp  mill at Port Alice and another  at Woodfibre, also is carrying  put extensive inprovements.  The Port Alice development  amounts to $7,000,000, while  , at; Woodfibre it amounts to  $4,000,000. The same company  'ha$ modemizedvits New Westminster and Marpole plants.at  a cost of $7,700,000.  The B.C. Forest Products  Company is establishing a $2,-  OOftOOO plywoon^lant in JVicj^  'toi?ia'-^OTi?eh"wIll employ 225  persons with an annual payroll  of ^pproximiately $1,000^00.0..  ������"I; .would like to deal with the  mining industry in British  Columbia.   ������  'fhe Consolidated Mining and  ^melting Company has> in hand  or has, planned for eaarly execution, projects in B.C. which  will? call for an investment of  moi-e than $65,000,000.  The B.C. PoA^er. Commission  recently  developed the  What-  shan Power Plant hear Needles  installing,   two    units    which  brought" into?'-production .33,000  horsepower... This  plant  when  fully  developed  will   generate-  66,000 "h.p. High volta;ge trans-  * mission   lines  .now   serve  the  entire   north   Okanagan   area  from >Winfield in the south to  ,;, Revelstioke in the north.  '   AWhile    on    the    subject    of  poAver, I would  like to' point. .  ��� out what  has  happened  with  respect to the development of  the B.C.  Electric  ��oweir Corporation's    various   undertakings.. Since 1947 the B.C. Electric Power Corporation has increased   its   production   from  253,700 to 528,500  h.p.   They  now  have   under  construction  ai Jones Lake, a project which  will   bring  into, production   a  further 82,000. h.p.  . All > this  "power    extension    is    adding  materially   to   our   ability   to  expand our industries."  I now come to a project  wjhose magnitude has somewhat, over-shadowed all else  that has been accomplished. I  refer to the establishment of  the Aluminum Co. of Canada  in British 'Columbia,  The first stage of the development at Kitimat is well under way. It involves the expenditure of something like  $160,000,000. Since" February  of-���'���.last'"' year, more than $40,-  000,000 has been expended and >  the tempo, of work is acceler  ating as the preliminary work  is left behind. More than 3,500  men ,are employed and the employment list is steadily rising.  The first stage will be com-,  pleted and the plant will, be  making aluminum by the late  Spring of 1954.  Wharf facilities capable of  handling ships from all over  the world are now in the process of "being established and  long before the first ingot of  aluminum is poured, there will  rise, out of the wilderness that  was once Kitimat', a new city  to provide opportunities for  our young men and women.  More recently it was my  pleasure to announce that,  subject to the approval of thje  Boalrd of Transport Commissioners;, the Trans-Mountain  Oil Pipe Line Company would  construct an oil pipe line from  Edmonton to Vancouver bv  way of the Yellowhead Pass  and the" interior; "of B.C. This  , project involves the expenditure of $82,000,000, and insofar as Vancouver is concerned,  it is perhaps the biggest thing  that has happened to the lower  mainland. A huge oil tank farm  will be established at Burnaby,  docking facilities will be necessary on the Vancouver waterfront, refining capacities will  be enlarged and hew refineries  established.  For some time now we have  advocated that natural gas be'  brought to the lower mainland  from northern B.C. and Alberta, by way of Pine Pass  and through the interior of  B.C. and Ave stand committed  to do very thing in our power  to bring that about,"  I'would like lo say a few  Avords about'the Pacific Great  Eastern. 'Railway.:. During the  past two years, we have been  constructing an extension from  Thursday January 24 1952    The Coast News  Quesnel to Prince George and  by Maiy,' or early June this  year, the last spike will be  rriven. In 'fact, all that remains to be completed is the  bridge across the.Ahbau Creek  and the laying ofJ Some eight  miles of track. The great Cottonwood Canyon, Avhich for so  many years was. the stumbling  block to the undertaking, has  finally been bridged by a span,  1,023  feet .in  length   and  230  feet above the water level.  It must be obvious to everyone what completion' of this  railway Avill mean to the economy of this Provnee. A great,  industrial growth is in store  for the Itrinee George and  Quesnel area. Avhere there are  large stands of merchantable  timber.  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  ODtical Service ?  \  X  MEN WHO THINK OF  TOMORROW PRACTICE  MODERATION  TODAY  THE HOUSE OF  AGRA  ^Miiitfrr  'This advertisement is not published 'ordfsplayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British .Cplumbia.  ^^..l:.T..-..-j-?rr^M  ,:. ,,:��� '������:--.���.*���-���:-������. ;.* --������&*���>:>-������  Are You Between  65  an  d 6 9 ?  Starting January 1,- 1952, the Provincial Government will join with the  Government of Canada in paying an  allowance of $40 a month, called Old-  age Assistance, to persons between the  ages of 65 anii 69 who indicate need  by passing an eligibility test. '  To qualify for Old-age Assistance,  .you must be between the ages of  65 and 69;' have lived in Canada for  t'wenty years; pass an eligibility test  and have proof of age, residence  and1 income.  ���  1 Tl    uZa {t u t I10 tl0    the Provincial Government will pay to those who  qualify, up to $10 monthly as a cost-of-living bonus, and Health Services which include  .the payment of B.C. Hospital Insurance premiums and co-insurance, medical, optical,  drug and limited dental care. To qualify for the Health Services and cost-of-living bonus,  a person must quaKfy for Old-age Assis'taiioe, and have a total yearly income- of not  more than  $ 720 if single.  $1080 if married and living with spouse who does not qualify for Old-age Assistance.  $1200 if married and living with spouse who also qualifies for Old-age Assistance.  ��� A person must have lived In B.C. for three years immediately prior to his application to qualify for  the cost-of-living- bonus, and one year for the s Health Services.  ��� '. *Total yearly income includes Old-age Assistance, other income, and an amount based on a calcula.  tion of assets (home, property, bonds, money in bank, etc.).  For full particulars, visit your local Welfare Office  WELFARE i:i!!\l  THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE  Government of Brifcis  HON  A. D. TURNBULL; Minister  olumbaa  E. W. GRIFFITH, Deputy Ministsr  535  HteiMB*  raMU  MM  MMrilttMfeMtaaMtt 8  The Coast News     Thursday January 24 1.952  Hon. Eric W. Hamber, C.M.G., LL.D?, has accepted the  appointment of Chairman of the 1952 Red Cross Campaign for  British Columbia', it was announced by Mr. William McDonnell,  President of the British Columbia Division.  sixth  This will be the sixtn year  that Mr. Hamber, who is a  former President of the. British Columbia Division of Red  Cross), has acted in this capacity.  National quotas for this year  is $5,222,000, ail increase of  $222,000 over 1951. Of this  total. British Columbia's share  will be $580,000 as against  $550,000 last year.  Increase was announced by  Hon. Leopold Macanlay, Chairman of Red Cross Central  Council, with a warning that  essential services' of the Canadian Red Cross Society would  have to be curtailed or eliminated if ihe 1952 objective is  not reached.  Pointing out that the Society has more commitments than  at  any time  in  its peacetime  history, Mr. Maeaulay emphasized that it is, and always has  been,   the policy of   the  Red  Crossi to take the public fully  into    iis   confidence,    and  "I  have  no   hesitation   in   saying  that   the   Budget   Committee .  bad  a  most  difficult  task  in  pruning   the  original   Budget  into its present form."  Campaign for Funds will  open in. British Columbia on  March 10.  Gower   Gleanings  BY GYPSY TOWERS  Stronlochie was once more  the scene of a very enjoyable  evening of dancing and light  conversation when Mr. and  Mrs. William Bow entertained  a group of ihe nearby neigbors  Saturday night. The supper  table was effectively decorated"  with purple heather and miniature  tartans.  Glad to report Mrs. Harry  Chaster on the mend, thanks  to a few'hearty jerks'from the  Village chiropractor and her  own indomitable spirit. Mrs.  Dora Carson visiting with?  "Gram" Chaster. The tetter  contemplating a visit to friends  up the Valley as soon as the  weather breaks.  Hats off to the sturdy members of the Gower Social Club  who braved thei inclement  weather to gather at the homo *  of Mrs. George Crowhurst on  Wednesday night. The following attended: Mrs. F. W.'Daw-  son, Mrs. George Crowhurst.  Mr, and Mrs. George Evans,  Mrs. Tom Dick, Albert Crowhurst,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Harry  Mrs. Bert  and  Mrs.  who were  members.  whist  and  Thorn e, Mr. and  Da'dswell and Mr  Frank Crowhurst,  welcomed as new  The guests played  were ' ejntertainied with recitations by Marlene and Frankie,  the two small children of Mr.  and Mrs. Frank Crowhurst.  The first prize for the cards  was going to Albert Crowhurst and the consolation prize  to Frank Crowhurst. 'Tis said  that Mrs. Dawson was followed home by a four-footed deer  ������ must look into the brand of  coffee they serve at these gay  gatherings.  Mr. .��� -an cl Mrs. ; W. - G. -Ay les.  and family have now arrived  and are busy making themselves at' home. Don't care  much for our brand of damp  snow, but come spring, they  will wonder how they stayed  away so long.  Glad    to    report    the    Jim  Halfmoon Bay  BY Mrs K, RAVEN  The regular monthly meeting of the Halfmoon Bay P-TA  was held at the school, January 9. President, Mrs. K. Raven  in the chair.  Paul Skytte, treasurer,) revealed on reading his report  that cash on hand was extremely low, due to Christmas expenditures.. To remedy this a  Valentine's Dance will be held  on Saturday, February 16.  Next P-TA meeting will be  on Wednesday, February 13,  with Mrs. J. Buroows as hostess. "  Watch for the date of the  next Liberal Association meeting. It will be short notice, as  we are awaiting the"convenience of James Sincllair, M.P.  Another interesting item will  be the report of delegates A.  Young and Mrs. C. Stewart, on  their recent trip to Victoria to  see Hon. E. C. Carson, Minister  of Public Works. ,  Birthday greetings to little  Cheryl Anne Stewart, 6 years  old last week, and so eager1 to  start school!  *  Beaton's have now disposed of  their home in Vancouver, and  will be returning to the:-Point...  ���shortly. They seem as pleased  with the idea as Gower is to  have them back.    ,  . Mr.  N.  T.  Hill-'- succumbing  to' the  oil merchants glowing  account   of   dependable   hea*  and installing   an   oil   heater.  No more early morning cussing  trying to get the house warm/  Now to tackle the rutty road  to .Dublin ��� pardon me, Gibsons!  AiY'fio  "CANADA'S FINEST  RANGE OIL BURNERS"  Provi'des ample heat for all  cooking   needs,   a   cozy,  kitchen and lots of hot water.,  Completely   eliminates   the  drudgery of using coal and  f ' " , ...  wood   without   increasing  operating costs.  - 'i;  Ask for Details.  AT  Phone Gibsons ��5  ~  ��  Pender Harbour  &�� SARAL.  Wind and weather played  havoc around this "vicinity  during the. early part of the  week The Co-op float broke  loose while' Ed Warnock's  boat, the Sea Luck, dragged  -her anchor and had to be  towed to safety by Andy  Atchison's boat. Jim Reid's  boat sunk at her moorings and  the gangway at Irvine's Landing parted company with the  float.  Mrs. Allan Stewart, has returned home iVoni St. Mary's  Hospital with her ��� new son,  Douglas. Both are doing welL  From Vancouver comes word  that Mrs. Jack Stewart, a  former resident here, ha?s given .  birth to a baby ..boy.  Mrs.  Alice   Davis -is   home  from Hospital and Mr. ?Frank  Napier has been transferred to '  Shaughnessy from St. Mary's.  Plans, are under way for a  Avhist drive around February  9 in the Legion Hall, by the  L.A. branch 112. The ladies  got together and purchased a  coffee urn. - They received letters/ of thanks from the men at  Tranquille, and Essondale for  the Christmas cheques sent  from here.  The Crosby property has  been sold to Charles Heid, and  the Crosby's have bought land  closer to Madeira Park.  The "Ivy" family have  moved    into    the-  former   J.  Shairp home and the Mills  family into the, house formerly  owned by the TyBrydejs??  Mr. and-Mr.?, T. Gibso^d had  as "their guest at New Year's  their' daughter ; ��� Marlyn and  husband, also' their niece Mar-  feftfftfliral  garet.  I'  1  I  l  I  1.  .  '   K      ��� ''*������  I  I  1  I  1  We wish to thank ail our friends and neighbours "for  their expression of sympathy in the loss of our farther  and grandfather Homer Knapp Stockwell, also for the  beautiful flower offerings.    Special Thanks to Pastor  Elliot, Dr Duncan McColl and Mrs. Tracy.  fi    "      ������������'/'' ���  Herb  Stockwell  and  family  4  1  I  1  I  i  I  flu  m?zm  ?=  i ^  v..,'  anr^unce the appointment of  as our  Genial George will be catling on you soon  :-. )���  .-p. ���������-/  Garden Bay area please note  George Will Call MON. ��� THU R.  Resident agent  Waterfront districts  JANET LYONS  ART CHERRY  &  ��..��.>.���'.  I  ���*.������������*���  Phone Gibsons 100  ���.a.'-'"..' ��� .���...,--_.,._,������  pwiag with your

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