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 '. ! '1 'X  I '���"'>- t   ���"�����    '\  "������it1"  *  Provincial Libra:  Victoria, E. C.  Phone your news or  . orders to  ��~  S-xth Year of Publication    Vol. 4-100       Thursday December 20 1951    Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula "Where Fishermen N��ed Never Lie."  ��� '...'i'-^y.y- -]"-.y*-'..,'��������� ;���������'���;������ ���'���'��� 4^:. * ���- '... ,������,������'.���.  ��&'V";;f i^^;:^��^^^^^^B^=S^ "  .'-"��� 'V .''�����>i"i?;:'  ��� .-'V  cher  ��� Quarantees alud assuraube were giyeai tlie people of the Se7,  cliel't Peninsula in regard to future transportation when Seciielt  Motor Transport sponsored a public meeting' to thrash out the  question, Monday.  f>  - The? company will, isssue re-  turln tickets /'for a while until  We try it Out,": said- Stewart  B.l a c.k, .transport counsel,  speaking oil: behalf of the local  lirm. ...,....;  '���' We have applied; for ai Port  Mellon franchise, to go in|o  effect just ?as soon as the road  goes through," he" said.  Sechelt Motor has a ten year  contract* with Pacific Stages.  The latter company will supply all overload equipment at  the Horseshoe Bay end.'  Radio, telephone communication will assure-transport when  the car ferry arrives at either  end.  Many of the objections received by the Public Utilities  Commission centred around  the margin of time from pub-v  lication of the notice of the  through service to the deadline  for objections.  Mr.    Black    explained   this  was due to the late'-signing'of  various contractsv and the de-  sii^e    to    supply a Vancouver  service to local shoppers.  .   Ij^rst   two   trips -made   by  buses on the ferry on the 17th  'carried a total of 8 passengers.  Robert Macnicol and President Hodgson, both represent-  , ing   the   Ratepayers   Association,  asked   several   quesions  and pointed out the P.U.C. or  the   transport   companies had  issued   incorrect   dafta in  the  first ���advertisements   run    in  Vancouver    papers   and   also  scored the shortage of appeal:  'time;. ..���>���-  -rt^^here is no application sfor  . increase. in  tariff,  Mr. '-Black  ..' sadd.; "One had,.-been made but  . was-, withdrawn   at re quest . of  P.U.C. until the end of a test  peiriod."    .?.:..:.  Mr. Black was adamant that,  v the projected single fare would  not   be   a  "comoufl'age" for  raising fares. ,:. '���  An aittempt will be made to  have the. Horseshoe Bay loading zone changed to .the end  of Keith Road. This is a mat-  , ter which will have to be taken  up with the police.  Passengers ��� losing the Sechelt  Motor transport on the Vancouver side must' use company  through-tickets otherwise they  will have to travel via Pacific  Stage Lines.  The proposed single ticket  rate, which ?has only been  hinted at,. would also guarantee return of the passenger,  the company spokesman "Said.  ��� A. Funnell was outspoken in  giving credit to the owner of  Sechelt ' Motor Transport,  "Cecil Lawrence has a lot of  credit coming to him for helping to build the Peninsula as  he has done, against serious  adversity."  Pender Harkor  Turkey Shoot  PENDER, HARBOUR. This'  harbour community is becom-"  ing well known for its originality and hard work, latest  ..innovation was. the successful  turkey.shoot held under sponsorship'-of the Legion, last  weekend.  A record entry produced  keen competition with many  of the participants walking  away with two prizes.  ��� Large bore shoots consisted  of single shots at a four inch  targc-it one hundred yards dis-  There will be three new faces .in the Village Commission  following-? a- "fair" election, Saturday, when A. E.. Ritchey was  elected for'one year term, and James Drummond and W. Boucher  for the two year terms.  taut. /?  Other    entries    were    trap  shooting,  small  bore  competi- -  v lion and a telescope'shoot.  ?':     The   Legion   committee was  - headed by Jim Cameron who  ���would like it known ,that he  .is veiy grateful for the fine  coojierative work of his ��� committee and others interested  in this novel pastime.  ���      Coffee  was   served   from  a  ' booth under control of Mrs.  Bill   Hodson   and    Mrs. -. Jim  , Cameron.  It is looped to have another  . of these1, events sometime in  January \It is requested that  anyone interested in the planned shoot should get in touch  (Continued on last page)  (Sea  Turkey  Shoot)  Gaiftbiej- Harbour  Transportation  Blaick Ball Ferry Lines officials, a.t a meeting in Seattle,  Saturday, will decide the fate  of this Island's transportation,  according to word received  from Captain Francis Drage,  J.P., recently returned from a  meeting with Black ..Ball President Colonel George Paulin.  The Coast News Will Not  Be Published Next Week  -    - ��� -p  As has been the custom with the Coast News since its  ^inception six years ago, the paper will not be published  during the Christmas-New Year week. -  Thds! gives our staff a chance to truly enjoy the holi-  daysv because, as you all know, we have to work four and  five days ahead of the printing date in order to get the  paper out.  Therefore, the next issue bf this paper will appear on  the, stands and in your mail box on the third day of January. -  The publishers would like to take this opportunity of  personally! thanking each of you for the friendly criticism  and support we have received during the last year.  Without constructive crit>lcifm and friendly suggestion  we cannot grow. We are always grateful for both.  Mrs. E. Nestman, who, last  year was chairman of the  commission, failed to hold her  seat, '..:'.  The water bylaw, voted on  at the same time, was given a  resounding margin im the affirmative. Voters voted i��2. for  and 45 against. .. ���������������. ~>  . Ritchey, replacing Harley  Anderson who resigned, was  given 143 votes to the 75 collected by William Holmes,  who had a second try 'at council.  Mr. Holmes was defeated  last year by a very slight'  margin.  Ex-Banker Boucher who had  his first try a.t municiiial politics, headed the poll by one  vote when he piled up 145,  while ex-Commission Chairman  James Drummond was  144.  School Heating  SECHELT. ��� Heating of  this school is "entirely inadequate/' claimed Mrs. L. S.  Jackson at a recent School  Board meeting.  "The children have to get!'  their lessons huddled around  the furnace which is just  stupid."  ' The Board will have the  furnace and heating installation checked and changed.  "We will also charge this  work to the present heating  contractor.''  given  V The Coast News   Thursday December 20 1951  Wat ��oast Jfenis  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 iter copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  Box 6, Gibsons.  British Columbia.  C-~��Cll>ti  onats  se new comiiifssion  The electors of Gibsons have made their choice known and  bow it is up to the men who were elected.  There is every rsason to believe the coming year will be the  jmost momentous in the village's history.  There will be $50,000 to spend plus the taxes collected plus  the "donations" made by the provincial government through  gasoline refunds and returnable portions of the S.S. and M.A.  saxes.  The men who make up the commission will have to have their  wits about them or we can easily find ourselves, at the end of  the year, with little to show for a vast expenditure.  We are sorry that Mrs. Nestman, following two terms in  the commission, when she worked hard and loyjally, was not re-  lurnel. As she said, "that is the way of Democracy .- . . and it  is the right way.''  ,   To A. E. Ritchey and W. Boucher we say congratulations,  and to James Drummond "welcome; back." v  This council has all the earmarks of being a strong one. We  Iiope the year end report .next vytear will bear'out pur believe.  Let us get behind arid helpyy.... and! it will be;  It's not too late  :   We have entered a new era in our transportation history  .�� . . and it may not be a. good one. '  Sechelt Motor Transport has won a point and now its buses  travel on the Quillayute, but it will cost the residents of the Sechelt Peninsula quite a bit of money for this service.    ^     ^   *  Next move must be a request for increased fares,.* Who will  pay for the $12 charged by the Black Ball Ferries for conveying the two buses . . . the people of the upper end of the Peninsula from Roberts Creek to Pender Harbour. Add to this a  sear certain boost of eleven per cent being added to the ferry  fare within a month or two and you have a clearer picture of  :What transport will soon cost.  It is doubted if that $12 bus conveying fare will be spread  ^>verthe complete Vancouver run. It is more likely, considering  She competetive nature of the Vancouvefr-Horseshoe Bay service,  that the whole load will be borne by the Sechelt-Gibsons end.  Roughly, this will mean an additional five per cent added  to the present fare. .���������..  All tMs little percentage mount up and come out of Yorar  jacket.     "... ' ... *. ������_  ^JEftS M&tePy alone, could   be eliminated simply   by giving  ,gr^^^het?tes when the passenger boards the bus at the point  ��f origin.'IThe bus company weuld then be responsible for the  ?haggajg^; ; ; like transport companies all over the world.  33&LS would doawaywithone worry.  Buses should be able to park at the end of Keith Road at  Horseshoe sBay to do away with" the long walk from the ferry  $p the present/bus stand. This would eliinjinate another problem!.  Buses should not travel on the ferry. This would do away  wioh and adidied $96 per day soon to be tacked onto our fares.  It may be remembered that two buses will only cater to a  very small percentage of the travelling public^ The majority  still have to walk on and walk off the ferry. But under the  "baggage! check system the crew and the bus drivers would handle the baggage for them. >  This is not a case of locking the stable door after the horse  lias been stolen. v   ,      > ���  . We know the Sechelt Motor Transport is now operating the  through service but publichearings will have to be held within  a very short time in order to grant pending increases. Then is'  the time to makeour voices heard at this $96 per day waste.  Have thePublic Utilities-Commission hold heai'ings on the  Peninsula, Have o^rfacts marshal^  It is time for thje Boards of Trade, the Village Commission;  and the various public bodies to get the ground work done on  the^transport? picture. v ;vs  They may finid this editorial is wrong ��� but we doubt it.  Reader $ Right  Editor* The News,   "  Sir: ���  V  I desire, to draw .the attention of Peninsula residents to  a matter of vital concern to  them, and which should have  their serious consideration.  I refer to the notices appearing in  Vancouver   papers   by  vPiateifie Stages aiid the Sechelt  Motor Transport between Vancouver and the Peninsula.  These changes cannot be put  into effect until the Public  .Utilities Commission has given  its consent. One would naturally assume the PUC would  desire to learn- the wishes of  the prospective passengers  aibout these chainges which are  going tov?mean a reduced service and higher fares.  That is the function of the  PUC. I. am    led    to>   conclude  that, in this matter, its desire  .   is   to   hand   down' a  decision  before  there  is  time for  any  of   our   Ratepayers''  Associations to  even  hold  a? meeting  to  discuss   the question.   The  notices concerning these changes   appeared  in the weekend  Vancouver    papers    and    the  Commission gave ' us "until December 12 to file, our   objec-.  tions, which would only leave  us three daySv-v?3  I think the residents of the  Peninsula will agree? that given  such a short time tbv file any  objection, any ? decision given  by the PUC. will, .only be a  farce. .yy-y::y:r  .��,. T^r'prS. Cassidy  Defence Weapon ?���  Of the Deer  '���'   Because the female deer,, in .  nearly ail cases, have no aiit- ���,  lers  and the  male  who  sheds yy  his in  winter and only1 seems ^  to  use    them  to   protect    his  ��  mate from a. rival suitor, it is   ?  generally ^ aigreed    that    the  |  ��� deersibest^efeiice'are'his sharp ^-  front feet which are used most  effectively in fighting. -A "group  of    famous    naituralists    once  listed vthev ideer asi   the most  dangerous of our animals be-  lause he is' underestimated by  his'   "cute"   appearance    and  when aroused?;has caused the  death of many a hunter.  \&M��6mt~si  Some of these "fellow travellers get plenty of gas mileage.  There would be few holiday;  accidents if drivers  would re-'<  member .four   basic 'rules,.C.  Simpkins,:   director    of,    B.C;  Automobile   Association,   said  recently.  "?For    a    merry    Christmas  (free from  grief amd  injury),  obey these rules:  B&patient;  Be  courteous;  Obey,all trafic.  regulations;  Ta?ke' it easy.''  v- Mr.;   SimiDkins., said ; if ^ all,.  ? drivers    'would"    ��heck'    theic;;  {driving against; tfeese.. slogans-?,  driving would tr^much safer;.  and pleasanter;.    '  ..;"Thirty"millon people K&veV  been injured ire auto accidents:  Make   this   holiday   safe-   by-  being patient,  courteous,, raw-  abiding andtearm!" ���.'���  The B.CL Atomobile ���Association is niBjth on" the ccrnMneiiit:  in membership gains tj^iy^arc??  During the first ninew mo^l&sy ? -  7,276   new members;  macfe at?  total    membership    q��   2?���662  motor&ts.  i  This a<^Jjsjaa��nt is not p^!i$hed orr<iISRl^����J  by tbWMqocw Control Boi��cfeor by Hfe. <3cM*n*  meeftQpft-iSah Columbia.,  TO ALL OUR  FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  Selma Park General  *w ������������>��  3L&      ��� Much Ado  BY  CHERRY  ?WHirAE?ER^  Shades .o�� St- itficftolas^ and;  eight tiny reindeer, Christmas  is   with   ?us.   JBDalls    are   half  decked  \yith:bows  of   holly;  trees still stahdin g in the f or-  (.est'-i-are-'igetiing ;that ''"H ihope  they, don't get me this year-V  - look; wrapping- paper, stickers  and ribbons fall out every time  .certain -drawer.*   are   opened-;  carols   are -making   noticable  :inrbads    into   'the   ;ffours "of  fibroadcasting    ;and     there    is  ; scarcely. a whisper !between :us  -and   numerous  jrenditions  <Q'f  ' The .Night  Refore ^Christmas.  .All "vreell and -good .and i befitting   the   season.    The season  when we like to  say hello to  ;   all   those' who   aren't   on  the  sspot   to  hear it.    The   sea*soii  ���.when, for most, grievances are  ���fforgotten  and we hug to our  '-.ib.osbms a general   ieeling    of  igood  will  toward .our ��� fellow  '���fcitizens.��� Not only .toward >those  who  are close to iu>,   but   to  many whose* lives   and work,  imit^h :us   in: oisSy  if he rmost  casual \way.  '���Htiis being the last issue before (Christmas ami tthe New  Yeair, there can be ���no better  timte. to start b^st wishes roll-  ��� ing von their respective ways.  ��� ���.Te'tfhe staff of St. .3Hary!s  Hospital at Bay Garden, the  Publie    Health    and   W.lQlN.^  . nurse.%.   .-and ^ the:  Peninsula 's%  "���resident'f doctors.  ??"' To^tfe School Boav$,. the  'local Te<ae%ers' Federation ;and  -the P-TA% ;in district 436.  i To the parous -branches of  v-the Legion, the Legion Auxiliaries; t|ue Community <3btfbs  ':^dr.^tepAy^s?'-Associatioji $ua  y ;.^'Me^^^y'6:ty,��V9!d^'^e  yRed? Cross, and _the Kinsmen.  To   the   jaa��t   -and   presoat  Commissioners  of the  Village,  Thursday December 20 1951  The Oast I\e\v*-  3'  Value   of   construction..eon-  Hna��twvawarded in JB.C. for the  first nine months, of 1951 totalled 354 millions, it was an-  of Gibsons.  To the Church Guilds, Auxiliaries and .Sunday School  assistants.  To the B.C. jPawer Commission, the Government. Telegraph and Telephone Service,  and all Volunteer Fire . Brigades.  To the Captain, Crew and  Coffee Shop personel aboard  the MV "Quillayute'?'..  To the Sechelt Peninsula  Parent-Teacher Council and  ifhe Peninsula! rTa?lent Night  vCommittee, the dhoraiders, the  Robert's Creek String Orehes-  itra, the Halfmoon Bay Drama  <Glub, and the Hearnden Sin-  'gers.      v'  To the C.Y.O,,-the Farmers'  Institute, the Girl Guide Association, and the Boys''. Bugle  Band?  To Alec-and Mary-Gray at  Madeira Park, and Earle and  Dennis wherever they may be.  To all residents of the Pen- >  Insula-, .who are spending their  first Christmas here.  .To Ronnie Edwards, some-  ^where in Korea; Charles '''Bin-  gey*' tPunk with the XL'S. Navy  at ��nam, Mary and John  Theed art -Dawson, Bob Haekett  at Kexnano, Tommy Reynolds  at Nanaimo, Ruth and Ian'Me-,.  Kechnie at Palm Springs.  To Peninsula? PosWasiers  and their Assistants, th�� For-.  estry and Fisheries.- Depart-  ?ments, and ithe R.C.M.P.  To the Editors, Staff and  Correspondents of the Coast  UNewg.. ' '   .  To all chiiSren.  M M'B��f. CHRISTMAS  :and   &   very   &APPY   NEW  ��&��3  nounced   by   the   Hon. L. H.  Eyres, Minister of Trade and,  Tndustry-  The Minister reported that  this huge expansion program  compares faivorably with that  of the heavier populated areas  of   the   eastern    provinces  of  Ontario and Quebec, were con-  period totalled $971,000,000  and $379,000,000 respectively.  In terms* of percentage  change for the.first 9 months  of this year, over the same  period in 1950, j:he .increase  in  this province compared  to  tracts awarded' .for thesame  the eastern provinces is even  more, apparent; it shows that  Ontario and Quebec advanced  83 and 38 per cent respectively  while this province increased"  478 per cent in the comparable?  periods.  w��  NK\S(I\ N GREETINGS  And may peace and joy  be yours!     >  THE MENS' SHOP  Harry Reichelt, Mgr.  ���HiiY .cmmis... ���  \ N . -...-���������;���.  l?v    ig^thevwisfi of all of us at your favorite Sechelt building store.  ji .'It has beea a pleasure to serve each and all of you throughout the year.  It is our hope that we can continue to  give you the type of (service and courteous  attention which is your right when you step  over our threshold.  The Sechelt Cartage joins us in saying  "Thank You," for your friendly response to  this new service. This company, which is just  starting and growing, will endeavor to give  in the same fashion as they would wish to  receive.  A  We're collecting all our good luck tokens and making a wish for every  one of you . . .a wishfora happier Nlew Yea* with nothing but carefree  joy for you. And so, in comes 1952 and with it will come 365 days of adventure and brand new liours in which to live. May they all be as kind to you  as our wish could make them. r  /        ','���'.-    : ' ��� ?��� . -' ��� ������ ���  ������.-���������.���-��� ���- ��� ���'-���'���       ���  Sechelt Cartage  Maurice Hemstreet ��� Jim Plumriee  Sechelt Bull ding Supplies  Tom and Dave Walker 4 The Coast News     Thursday December 20 1951  3   Lines  (15   words)  for  35c 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  FOR 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  Electrdc   phone  45  JDadies bedroom slippers, $1.87  and up. Fleece, fancy, and moccasins. Mens house slippers  Romeo's fleece moccasins and  felts. Also childrens, all styles,  for'. Xmas. Anderson Shoes,  ���Gibsons. ��� tfn  FOR RUBBER STAMPS  SEE THE COAST NEWS  -Millwood and sawdust, $8 per  load for wood; $6 per load  for sawdust. Old growth fir.  Delivery to Hopkins, Granthams Ldg., Gibsons, Roberts  Creek. Phone 21 K-2. Ed Laid-  law, Roberts Creek. tfn  1950 Hillmam, 6,000 miles.  Radio and heater, white wall  tires, foam rubber seats, $12p0.  Apply Standard Motors No. 2.  Phone Sechelt 64. 102  LOST  Three pair sand drapes Sechelt  Gibsons Highway, about one  month ago. Reward. Return to  Coast News. ..<    ?  "B  FROM  YOUR  FRIENDLY BUTCHER  COMES A WISH  MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  .This is the sincere Wish from  Berts* Meat Market  ' ft.  i^^'i^^^^^^^ii^^^-i^��^  A Merry Christmas  A Happy New Year f  i  i  i  To all my friends in Gibson's Landing and District^ i  Congratulations to our taxpayers in rolling up a 78 per ��  tient majority on the Water Bylaw, thus exhibiting that  progressive  spirit  so  essential to the  prosperity and  Ibapjp;iness of our residents.  Robt, Macnicol  ..���-/���/���/'"''��� ���-".'     '   ' Village Commissioner.    . .  ^gs^Tifig^Mfi^^-T??^  %^%M����St^��SPsiij��k!^^B^2& I^SS  &SGttJ&a&a^  Hy-asahn-cut-ty -. -  a little babyCwas born . .... and so great was the  event titat we still use it as a source of celebration and  the dispensing of verbal good will and greetings.  ,We. the Indians of the Sechelt tribe, at this season  of the year would take this opportunity of wishing all  our'friends both near and far A Very-Merry Christmas  attd!A-^pi^''iiBw'.'Year,  This tofcen of our fellowship has been inserted by  request of all members of our tribe.  ? Clarence Joe,  -��� ..6-   ���,.'..������'' ���,-'��������� ������  ? Secretary.  .'        .'.  %a&s&is&!S^  Use Coast NeWs Classified Ads  PLANNING YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS?  There's no Better Present for Children  than a1 B of M Passbook. ' -  "Now, what shall I give this year?" You must have said  that to yourself about some boy or girl in your family. Because  it's often difficult to choose a worthwhile Christmas gift for  youngsters.'  Have you considered making a gift of a good habit? A  savings passbook a�� the Bank of Montreal with0 a suitable opening deposit, for example? That's the-kilnd of gift any} youngster  will really appreciate, and it may well start him saving regularly ��� a habit tha& will benefit him right through life.  It's very easy to open a Christmas gift account. Just drop  into the Gibsons, "Sechelt or Port Mellon branch of the Bank of  Montreal and have a word with IVEike Landry, the accountant,  or another member of the staff. ill!; will take you only a few  minutes to buy one of the most acceptable Christmas presents  you can possibly give. ' .(Advt.)  Max Bentley  MAX BENTLEY, one of .the. best  forwards in the game today, recently scored his 200th' goal in  NHL play. Max hails from De-  lisle, Sask., and started his hockey,  career -with ? the Chicago Black ..-  pawks 'ater moving to the Toronto Maple Leafs;  SECHELT  ;,^.-:'.:BY' ARIES. "  W#?tio?not? often air our own,  vie\vs4of the young people in  our community asnve think we  ha\e^a;vyery 'fine sett: of" boys  and?-girls here? But this little  incident ��� we cannot .let. pass  without' mentiOit. V'e. ?refer to  the two car loads of young  people who s-pen^4uit'(ei,..;a?;llttl1&:'  time trying to kill a: white  persian cat by "Tunning back  and forth chasing it across the  highway.5v/.Not ''"to: mention the  passible danger to a safe and-  ��� sane driver, who ��� migli.t be  coming behind, this was not a  very kind1; thing to do. For onev  thing, death is so permanent.  Winning the afgban, raffled'  by the" DePericier circle of  which Mrs. ?H?arry Billingsley  is president, was Mrs, D. PearT:  son of Roberts Creek, holding  ticket Ntimber- 387, and sold  by Kathleen Rouse. ���  * The m: Hilda's Guild held  their annual meeting in the  parish ?haH .and tlie following  officers were elected: Honor-.  a.ry President,. Mrs.'H. V. Oswald; ^president, Mrs. -W. B.  Billingsley; first 'vice president, M?rs. L. F; Scott; secretary, Alice -A. French; trea-  ' surer, Mrs. Lee Redman; executive committee, Mrs. E. B.  Redman? and Mrs. C. Lucjken,  with one other to be appointed..  .- The -Vicar, H.V.Oswald,  presided- jluring... the ^.6C?tion.  A short??;busin ess^meetin^^pl1! v  lowed when plans were 'formulated to clear and beautify  the cemetery grounds. Committee members elected to  serve were L. S. Jackson,' E.  E. Redman, L. F. SeoU, Mr.  and Mrs. W. B. Billingsley  and Mrs. Alice A. French.  '���'���[, Sorry to hear that George  Shaw rwas rushed to hospital  suffering from appendicitis ���  was operated on immediately  and doing well. George drives  bus for the Sechelt Motor  Transport, and lives with his  wife and children in Sechelt.  Bill Hunter is out of hospital  but we understand there is..-,  not much change in his condition/ I^?e is resting at the home  of his sister in law. We hope  he will be well soon, we miss  Bill and his good humor.  Sh  opping  In  T  own  ���    ������������������������������a        II  DON'T  BEA. <  PACK HORSE  have Vancouver stores deliver your  larger parcels to our warehouse ���  we deliver up to 100 lbs. for only  $1.00 in  GJbsons.  I!  OPERATING AS  Vancouver - Gibsons Freight Lines  ..T.NAKKEN  MANAGER  184 East 1st  VANCOUVER  Inglis Warehouse  GIBSONS  <<  ��� Phone Gibsons 50 or 36tC ���  Large or Small��� We Carry Them All" West Sechelt  BY MARGARET ALLAN  Mrs. Phoebe Hanson and her  new baby, Sandra Louise, were  the objects of< a Home-coming  surprise reception at her own  home. Among those present  were Mrs. Louis Hansen, Mrs.  W. Loma, Mrs. Alex McCrae,  Mrs. J. MeCrea, Mrs. Kay Ne>  son, Mrs. F. Gibbons, Mrs. S.  Pollock Mrs. R. B. Billing, The  balby was recipient of many  beautiful gifts.  It serves me right for not  attending church more, often.  I could no,t find Thessalonians  -T- you should try, if you can  hit it the first time. Anyway,  it was at Pastor Elliot's Bible  study group at his home Wednesday I found that out. People seem to be turning to the  Bible for a way out of their  problems. After all, it is a  classic, and free. Pastor Elliot  'is a very able interpreter. Fifteen? present.  I was reading where one of  the flock inv a certain church  told his Pastor that he got no1  good out of going to church  oil Sunday. " ���  ? "Oh yes, you do ��� It has  taugbt you to wash your face  and clean your shoes," said  the Pastor."  I hear that Oran Rolf has  gone to California' for a trip in  his new car. Also John Foster  and-his wife is down from the  P?eace -'Raver, visiting his sister  in law.  . It can't be cut-worms, the  night hawks laire looking for���  it's the wrong time of the year  -���they are so bad as peeping  Tom's- going around elderly  peoples places in the middle  of the night with flashlights,  scaring the wits out of them '  I .am short oh news? this week.  i;have been? busy watching the  ^fi^Ceoiniig^  te's:place. . y--_"���[  I? thought, after mentioning  f about   the   younger   matrons  [keeping the. girls  around the  church, where are the young  Imen ' church    workers.    That  [might   be an answer   to   the  I problem.    There   is  a lot   of,  youngsters,    now    they   must  hajve a car as soon as they cut  their second  teeth and  going  -r- nowhere.  The  stores  are  all  perking  up for Christmas, and very  nice, too. Things are pretty  reasonable. vQuite comparable  with town, -even siome bargains. .  Before you came, I never saw  the Sunset,  AH the  world was bleak and  cold.  You   came; I see the-  Sunset  Golden;  The  ^birds    are    singing- and  mairy joys unfold.  ��� By A Logger Neighbor  KILL OF WATERFOWL,  The , total annual kill of  Waterfowl in' all Canada is believed to be between three and  four millions.  R$rs. Inglis President  'Mrs. E. Inglis was elected  president of the Womens  Auxiliary to Canadian Legion  branch 109 at the annual  meeting in Legion Hall.  Other officers include, Mrs.  W. Skellet, first vice president; Mrs. M.? Leslie, second  vice president; < Mrs. D. De-  Marco, secretary; Mrs. Gilace  Gray, treasurer; Mrs. J. War-  dil, Sergeant at Arms; Mrs.  ViolfJ Wilson will act as  standard bearer.  It wa,$  decided to  hold the  Christmas party, December 28.  This is the party' which is now  an annual  event for. the children-' of the veteran ^members.  Thursday December 20 1951  The Coast News  /..  To ALL OUR FRIENDS  , A JOYOUS  CHRISTMAS SEASON AND  A HAPPY NEW YEAR  from   EATON'S  *    s  IN ALL THINGS  IS THE BE ST OF RULES  *$  PLAUTUS  OB  (Mill at Gibsons,  B.C.)  Phone 82, or see Max Propp,  Gibsons, B.C.  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 Us Collect for Quotations  "Tractor Transport No. V1 ��� especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Los: Towing Scow Towing Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and Float Construction  Breakwater Construction Marine  Salvage  Salvage Pumps  Business and Professional  <a  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  Will  call  and  buy for   cash,  beet  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls  made   at  intervals   from  Hopkins to Iryins Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN  Wilson Creek.  ELECTRICAL W^ORK  Reliable  Electrical  Repairs  Appliances, Fixtures,  Radios  "      Washing Machines  Everything Electrical  Hearing Aid  Batteries  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  FLORIST  Flowers  for  all occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Fhone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box 28.  GIFT STORE  Headquarters   for   Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C. /  PLUMBING and HEATING  SUNSET HARDWARE  ��� GIBSONS ���  Registered  Plumbers  PLUMBING  Sales and Contracting  Plumbing   Heating  and  and Supplies  'REAL ESTATE  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons  and District's Onrjr  Full Time Real Estate  Agent  SECOND HAND STORE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY _1 TRADE ��� SELI*  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  TAXI  TAXI SIR?  call  BILL HUNTER  Sechelt 48  HARDWARE  ��� f MIMTII-ir'T  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons  B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete ^Installation  Maintenance Service   .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  TRANSFERS - TRUCKS  \ HANSEN TRANSFER  GENERAL CARTAGE.-  Phone Sechelt 28T ~  Sechelt, B.C.  ��� -.4/"  TURKEYS  THE HOUSE Of  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  , Expert  Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  TURKEYS FOR SALE  ��� All  Sizjs ���  AUNE'S TURKEY FARM  Phone  Wilson Creek 5.W  WATCH REPAIRS  J. A. HAGUE, <*  Watch Repafrs ]3  Engraving  ���  Ronson  Parts"  GIBSONS. B.C.  PLUMBING  ^ ^<S.S��A%%   V^*���� ���!���  L*^tk*'****>>V.-*>>    ��� ��-V"-    '  MEN WHO THINK OF TOMORROW PRACTICE MODERATION TODiOT  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Plumbing  and  Electrical  Supplizs   Fixtures  Service       *  SECHELT BUILDING  ST7PPT."H2S':.v  BUSINESS  SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREATF  Complete   Accounting   ServFce  Income   Tax  Problems  Sccretcria! Work  Phone:   Sechele  55  SEE  THE COAST NEWS The Coast News   Thursday December 20 1951  Storm Wreaks Havoc I  U SEASON'S GREETINGS  | PLUMMER and SUTTON  H Operators  I LOG ��� TIMBER ��� LUMBER  W 850 W. Hastings ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� PA 1657  rou  ir  ^......js^jfBsas  (  SEASON'S GREETINGS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS!  ALASKA-PINE  &   CELLULOSE   Ltd.  355 Burrard St. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� MA 4111  1  {  I'  jf     SEASON'S GREETINGS TO OUR FRIENDS ON THE  PENINSULA AND THE SUNNY SOUTH COAST  National Biscuit & Confection Co. Ltd.  W "Home of Red Arrow Bisquits"  g     1706 W. Firs(t Ave. ��� VANCOUVER, BC. ��� CE 9121  SEASON'S GREETINGS TO ALL OUR FRIENDS!  NlII111/ TIMBER In. Ltd.  LOG SALES & SERVICE  811 Hastings ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� TA 2271  -    0*  SEASON'S GREETINGS  MARBLE ARCH HOTEL  8  :In  the  Heart of Vancouver  >>  l  Any Bus or Street car���two blocks away  ��� Parking lot across the street ~  518 Richard St. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� PAe. 5435  r^samn^^i 7f?r*aa^��&^jrfg^  SEASON'S GREETING TO OUR FRIENDS  AND TO THE EDITOR A' MERRY CHRISTMAS!       I  CMADIM 1XPL0MMS Lti' I  T��E JBR$EY LEAD ZINC MINES  '   SALMO, B. C.  Vancouver Office:  1100 Royal Bank Bldg. ��� PAcific 9335  ��  I  I  |  I  I  I    King sway Art Studios    j  ART CENTRE 01? THE WEST ��  ANTIQUES ��� TOURIST SOUVENIRS  CHINA PAINTING ��� WROUGHT IRON WORK  POTTERY ���. OIL PAINTING ��� SCULPTURE  Specialty Garden 'Ornaments���. Plaster Ornaments  and Reproductions  Proprietor W. LEMAY, Sculptor  1765 Kingsway ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� FA 1965  "You name it��� We make .it"  1  g  %  SEASON'S GREETINGS  ^yV^RIMMED OR FELLED ��� ROCK BLASTING  w  mR^P-PAN -��� CEMENT BREAKING  "tils.  *h  :x  Fully Insured  BROS.  1745 CapilaW ��Road ��� North Vancouver  ���- Phon$ North 2237 ���  ~  Season's Greetings to All Our Friends!  JRITTANICA  STANDARD OP THE WORLD  LATEST PRINTING NOW AVAILABLE  IN BOTH SENIOR and JUNIOR SETS  602 Rogers Bldg. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C..-- MA 3613  SECHELT. ��� Power wires  down, planes stalled and barges breaking loose were some  of the results of the reeenl  storm which 'sent so many  ships to the nearest port.  Driftwood of unprecedented  amounts filled the harbor at  Gibsons while logs which have  not" moved since 1934 have  l��een washed from the'ir beds  and sent out with the various  currents, making room. ..for  newcomers, which were washed  by the ��ame force.  A huge salvage barge .broke  from its . moorings at Sechelt  and ran^aground opposite th?  store.  Attempts, a: few days later,  to have the barge removed  disclosed it had been badly  holed and it had to be again  forced onto the beach, this  time close" to the Sechelt Inn    /  ������   ���i        i ������        ' ������ a ��� - mi  ��� m  Halfmoon Bay  BYMrsK. RAVEN  I am sorry there was no  news last week. I wish the  foiks who would like to have  their copy appear in the paper,  would use the news box supplied at the Trading Post.  Glad to report that the- P-  TA card party and dance held  last Saturday was a huge success. ,. ;��� '"'..  As president for the P-TA,  I wish to thank, all those who  gave so generously ? of their  time and effort to support the  affair. Thanks also to our con-.  venors, Mrs. Jack Burrows-and?  Mrs. Richard Laird.  Bill Kolterman xells us that  the Liberal Association will  be sponsoring a! Christmas  party, around December 15, in  the Redroofs Hall. Watch the  posters, for more information.  We must compliment the  road crew on the new footbridge over the lagoon. The  high sides and closer supports  will mean less -worry for moth- .  ers of small )fry.  T see the traditional diamond  on the left btand of ''Miss' Alice  Nelson. Robert l?ord is the  lucky man.' '  Congratulations frpm, old  friends here, to Mrs." Ed ?Mc-'  Curdy, now pf ���'.Seciielt*, on the  birth of a son; Congratulations  also to Mr. -and Mrs? Pat: Mc-,  Sorley on the birth of their.'���"  daughter,  Susan.  Welcome to. newcomer Ray  Ronning from .the prairies. He  is making his home  with his  sister,  Mrs. ^Clarence  McDun-.  naugh. He is a batchelor, girls!  'The; Children's' Music  Club  will    meet    every    Saturday  ���afternoon  at   the   hall   under  supervision of. the. P-TA. Chief  aim is to give a little instruction    to    youngsters    wishing  help in, dancing   and   singing  for the talent contest. All children are welcome.  For adults, the Drama and  Music groups will be calling  meetings immediately following, the new year.  The Sec?nelt Volunteer Firemen are holding a dance in our .  Community ?fiall, December 8.  Let's support .them!  MILLION DOLLAR  COUGERS      ;v  Since 1910, "when the province launched its offensive  against coUge?rs,;??oyer $1,000,-  000 in bountymoiiey lias been  paid put; hut^ithanks���"to the '���  natural resourcefulnes of the  couger, his ; numbers . remain  the same. In-, the early days a>  $5 bounty was offered;, by  1947, the price had been raised  to $15 a cat. This year it? is v  20  dollars.    *  . .  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  BOURNE & WEIR Ltd.  Heavy Duty Logging Tires 2100 x 25  NEW ��� USED ��� RB-CAPPIN^  99 W. Second ��� VANCOUVER, B.Ci ��� FA 8821  Season's Greetings to Ml My Friends!  2400 ���8URT  24100. Kingsway ��� VANCOUVER, B. C. ��� DE 3052.  I SEASON'S GREETINGS ��  i HASTINGS SAWMILL Co. Ltd. I  I Offices 540 Pender St. Wes,t ��� PAcific 6348 |  | ��� VANCOUVER, B. C. ��� i  ���;������'    SEASON'S GREETINGS TO OUR FRIENDS!  B.Ou Trawls Netting &  Cordage Co.  Fisherman's (Supplies  Ft. Campbell Ave. ��� VANCOUVER, BC. ��� HA 1723  g Season's Greetings  ALLIED METALCRAFT  Ltd.  MAKERS ALLIED FISHING TACKLE  T-spoons ��� Kyoquot and Anodiseid: Egg Wobblers  341 Powell ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� TAtlow 2739  Drop in and look over our line!"  if  '   ' ���       ��� ���'���   -���*������ :���������'.-  SEASON'S GREETINGS TO OUR FRIENDS!  HICKS TICKET BUREAU  ''Tickets ?Por All Sporting Events"   ��� *  610 Dunsmuir ��� VANCOUVER, B. C. ��� PA 6427  f  Season's Greetings to. All My Friends!  AIR BRAKE REPAIRS Ltd.  Complete Overhauling of Air Brake Equipment  ���ri  .''���'".y Z'.TT''\Z:'Z .    ?;For Logging  ALBERT LEFEBURE  371 E. Sixth\Ave; r- VANCOUVER, B.C -- FA 2756  Season's Greetings to Our Friends!  THE GORE DISTRICT MUTUAL FIRE  INSURANCE COMPANY  Fire ���"Auto ��� Casualty ��� Inland -r Marine  and Allied Lines of Insurance  510 W. Hastings ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� T/A 5154  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  BYRNES TYPEWRITERS Ltd.  Distributor Royla.l Typewriters  592 Seymour ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� PA 7942  .  ' Write or Phone for Repair Information. $  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  CHROM-O-CRAFT Ltd.  Chrom Fixtures ��� Chrom Tables ��� Chrom Club Chairs  and Counter Stools.  1921 W. Fourth ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� CE 5115  Season's Greetings to All Our Friends!  CRESCENT LAKE LOGGING INDUSTRY  Brokers for the Entire Logging industry  193 E. Hastings St. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� TA 2188  tuuiiiuiiuuiciiiiiw  ���tfjMflianMrtumMMummnMHfH^.y,  SEASON'S GREETINGS  Bf Li Johnson Walton Co. Ltd.  :���''. .Specializing in Marine Insurance  .222 Marine Bldg. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ���PA 4321  w  I  52*X5"5"*"���5**5J^!L,��S^Bj^  ,^,f??*f.".o",����Mvri?"��"��*o��j����o** Try Grapes-m Cooking  m  Thursday December 20 1951  The Coast News  7  This year, Canada has the  largest crop of grapes she has  ever had.. The market stalls  are crowded with baskets filled  with this colorful fruit which  is-in good supply and is of  excellent quality.  The Grape Growers Association of Canada are concerned  about   the maturity  of   their  product,  as the  maturity  has  to do * with.'the. determination  of the  grade.   They  want   to  supply   the   Canadian   housewife with fully matured grapes  foi\ use  in, jelly making  and.  eating. In order to reach this  objective,   a4  refractomefcer  is  . used to-determine   the  sugar  content of the grapes and, of  course, . the ' sugar    content  determines    the   maturity.   A  limited number of special re-  fractometers   are.   b'eing used  this year by the fruit inspectors of the T3anada Department  of Agriculture in grading the  grape crop. It is,expected that  some    important    information  . will   be  obtained   from these  , tests   which   are   now   being  made.   It  is anticipated   that  these tests, used to determine  the  maturity   of   grapes,  will  have  a very beneficial effect  upon the grapes being offered  on. the markets this fall. This  should be of great interest to  all Canadian homemakers because*4 it shows that "Mr. Producer  is becoming more  and  more    interested   in   how his  product, reaches Mrs. Consumer..- .... ������  -When choosing grapes in the  market, look for plump, firm  ���fruit; If the grapes are for ta-  ��� ble use, make certain that they  do not drop off tlie stems at  |the    slightest   . .touch. ^ Avoid  grapes   that" are mouldy and  vwhite and be on the. look-out  for fruit which  has  been injured by frost /The  evidence  of this is soft, flabby fruit.  Grapes are, a very tasty  topic. Everyone enjoys eating  grapes from . the bunchv and a  ,well-filled bowl on .the table  or sideboard doesn't stay well-  ; filled long in the average  home.  While the so-called blue  grapes are most common, red  and white grapes are found for  sale also. The most commen  varieties of blue grapes are the  Serve?}.  Shortcake  with ICE CREAM  Fredonia and the Concord. The  Rogers is a well-known type  of red grape and the Niagara  the most popular white grape.  The average homemaker buys  the blue grapes for her jam  and jelly making. The home  economists of the Consumer  Section, . Canada Department  of Agriculture have found  that a combination of blue and  white, or as they are usually  called, green grapes, makes a  delicious jelly with a lovely  flavor and a rich, wine-red  color. When making grape  jelly or any other jel}y for  tl^at matter, it is most important to use the pectin test to  determine whether or not there  is sufficient pectin in the juice  to produce a jelly. If after  making the pectin test a clot1  does not form, in other words,  if only a few flicks of jelly  appear,, the juice should be  boiled a few minutes longer  testing frequently until the  pectin test is satisfactory.  Sea Serpent?  Zoologists usually find that  the skeletons of 'se,a serpents'  found on this eoast turn out  to .be basking sharks. According to Jordan, this huge, clumsy shark of the northern seas,  called also elephant shark and  bone shark, is the most massive  of all fishes, attaining a length  of 36 feet and an enormous  weight. It is a dull and sluggish animal, but it is said that  a blow from its tail will destroy an ordinary whaleboat.  Whalers occasionally take it  for its liver.  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Grants-in-aid amounting to  onej-third of the cost have been  made by the Government to  the following hospitals, it  was announced by the Hon.  A. d! Turnbull, Minister of  Health  and Welfare:  Chilliwaek General Hospital,  Ohilliwack, $309,01; St. Joseph's General Hospital, Comox, $167.41; Lady : Minto  Gulf Islands Hospital, Ganges,  $20.73; Royal Inland Hospital,  Kamloops, $200; Ocean Falls  General Hospital, Ocean Falls,  $357T16; Trail-Tadanac Hospital, Trail, $2,050; Penticton  Hospital, Penticton, $152.25;  Vancouver General Hospital,  Vancouver, $8,712.44.  A repayable advaince of ap"  proximately $2066.83 also  was made to the Mission Memorial  Hospital.  SEASON'S GREETINGS  A.l. STEEL  & IRON  FOUNDRY Ltd.  HOME OF I'ANCO PRODUCTS *  Manganese Steel ��� Choker Hooks ��� Strap Sockets      |  29 W. ThM Ave. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� FA 1284      I  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  J. BORDIGNON & SON  .Accordions Manufactured and Repaired-  546 E. Hastings ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� HA 3651  Write  for Information.  Season's Greetings to Our Peninsula  Friends I  Canada Permanent Trust Co.  432 Richard St. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� PA 9221  Write, Phone or Wire for' Further Information.  EQUIPMENT for   lodging  /        MINING ANB  SCHRAMM  Air Compressors.  NORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes'.  EIMCO  Roeker Shovels.  Dependable    loading  .of  sand, rock and gravel for  miner or contractor   Speed, power and tonnage  at new, low cost.  "We Service What We  Sell."  CONSTRUCTION  ��� Put more tools on the job  specify SCHRAMM Tractor���  Compressors or towing type  models. Capacities 60 ��� 600  C.F.M.  Fast operation,  high output,  with easy upkeep, are feature  of these rugged shovels, cranes,  draglines and pullshovels.  Exclusive Agents for British  ���*$  Columbia.  A. B. WING LTD  General Machinery Dealers  1383 Hornby Street  Vancouver, B. C.  TAtlow 1564  //  This  satisfying,   whole.-  some,',sweet, short  biscuit can be served  .with any dessert,  with ginger ale  or a  cup  of  tea or packed   in- a  lunch.  8 oz.  PACKET  MADE   BY  PEEK  FREAN'S  IS  OF  SUcucU  MAKERS  OF  The British Columbia Distillery Company Limited has  greatiy increased its facilities over the {>a$t few years  and has built up its stocks to keep pace with the rapidly  growing demand for its products both at home and in  world markets���an expansion program that keeps pace  with British Columbia growth and prosperity.  ���II   mjpu  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British  CoJ^mbja.  mK*m 8  The Coast News   Thursday December 20 1951  SCHOOL NEWS  by  MAUREEN   ROSS  The Junior-Senior High  School held its first, all-class,  mixer last Wednesday at noon.  Most of the students attended  Veady to have fun and to eat  the hot-dogs that the basketball team members were selling.  The mixer wlas very successful with its various types of  dances. The square dances  were called by the supervising  teacher, Mrs. E. Glassford.  The hot-dog sale was even  more successful especially  with the '������ home-made hot-dog  buns; so kindly made (without  notice)  for the occasion.  CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS  COMING  The Christinas holidays are  coming along at a good clip.  But first the students must  face their exams. After those,  they will deserve iai holiday.  -Then is when the fun starts  for the teachers, who mark  the papers.  Mrs.   Harbord  to  Head Church W.A.  ROBERTS CREEK. ��� Mrs.  0. R. Harbord was elected  president of the St. Aidan's  Church Womens' Auxiliary at  a recent board meeting.  Other   officers  include  Mrs.  .  F.   L.   Monks,   vice   president,  and  Mrs.  J.  Stone,  who   will  act as secretary treasurer.  Whist Drives are   /  Popular Pastimes  The Kinsmens' Wives wish   :  to thank all those  who  have  made   the   two.   recent  whist  drives  such  outstanding   successes. w  These will be monthly events, f  Time and place will be given |  out prior to the drives.  The unit wishes to say at special thank you to Bert Fladager (Bert's Meat Market) for  the donation of a beef roast to  be used as a prize.  AROUND  MURDOCH'S  BY  MYRNER  Sorry that I have been unable to send in anything lately  but will try to bring you up-  to-date on what happ'ened  during my absence.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Murdoch  spent a weekend with Bill's  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Royal  Murdoch. Mrs. B. Warden has  been to Vancouver for a holiday and returned. Mr. and Mrs.  (reorge Phillips and their two  little girls,. Alice and Esther,  are all in Vancouver. Mr.  Phillips is undergoing treatment in Shaughnessy hospital.  We hope they will all behome  soon.  During my stay in St. Mary's Hospital there were several local residents there. Three  little girls in for two or three  days each; Miss Bobby Leith,  from Murdochs. Landing; Miss  June Cameron fro.m Madeira  Park, and Miss Dian. Lloyd  from Garden Bay. All happily  recovering now. Mrs. A. Cook,  who livies' near the hospital,  had 'a nasty.fall and is in with  a broken arm.  |We   hope  she  will soon be home. Mrs. Gordon  ^DeBerrie, Blind Bay, was a  patient for three days.  Congratulations are in order  "for Mr. and Mrs. Bill Donnely  on the biinth of a son bn November 27, in St. Mary's Hospital. Both doing well.  Another birth of interest to  many of uis was that of a Jbaby  girl born to Mi\ and Mrs.  Hatrold Parker of New Westminster, on ?November 27. Mrs.  Parked is the formerv Miss  Jessie MacKay of Pender Harbour.  Amateur Gardener  Last spring a recent bride-  was proudly showing a friend  her garden -������ the first she'd  ever had.' The friend, noticing  several small green cluster at  one end of the plot, asked her  'what they were and was1 told  they were radishes. '''How interesting," commented the  friend. "Most gardeners plant  them in rows."  "They do/" puzzled the  bride. ������"Thaifr seems strange ���  they always come in bunches  at the store:"...  tSS&S&SStfe&KstJS^^  at this season of the year we would like to say  Thank You; and to wish you the very best for the coming year. {  It has been a real pleasure (feo serve you during this  last year. Our customers have' alwayjs been our friends,  and we deal with you as with a friend..  As the festive season once again rolls around, it is  & joy for us to wish you one and all  . My    \  MERRY CHRISTMAS  HAPPY NEW YEAR  Kolterman Sawmills & Hardware j  Halfmoon Bay ��� Phone 7-Z "  Wife: "I'm going to give  you a piece of my mindj Joe."  . Henpecked Joe: "b, just a  small helping, please, darling."  Use Coast News Classified Ads  IT'S A GOOD IDEA.  1 - * ���  ���    ���������?-      '" .     V-V'v... ��� .��,. yy,..   >  to get to know the people in your local Health  Service, and what they can do for you.  product of the  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  DISTILLERY  Co. Ltd.  Your  Your  EXPORT  CANADIAN WHISKY  ���NDtomiDiNtone  V����|H twf SUMRviSIOn Of  h<| CANADIAN GOVl��NM!Kl  IS c  2XP01IT  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA  DISTIlltRV CO. LTD  Your  N[W    WtSTMINSTK.   C.C.  BCO-1-0*  This, advertisement ',.  is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by thej  :Government of British Columbia.'  Did  You  Know  That . . .  HEALTH UNlT DIRECTOR is a qualified physician, with special training  in public health,  whose full-time responsibility is community health?  tr . ' '���-"(���.���'��� V     .    ..' ' ' \ .  I UuLIb ntALIIl NUKut organizes and assists in clinics for babies and  small children, and arranges for immunizations against whooping  cough, diphtherial and smallpox? Your children may know her best as  their school nurse, while many mothers appreciate her home calls and  an opportunity to talk over health problems of their families.-  uflnl IAIII nil makes regular checks on the* safety of your water supply,  checks the quality of both raw and pasteurized milk, inspects food  premises, eating places, etc. . ... has the latest information for you about  septic tanks and does other related jobs in the interests of your health?  <3ET TO KNOW YOUR LOCAL  HEALTH SERVICES TODAY!  there are other services available to you such as  IN ADDITION  Preventive Dentistry  Nutrition  Tuberculosis Control  Communicable Disease Control  HEALTH ,-fe* |��  Public Health Laboratories  Venereal Disease Control  Health Education  Public Health Engineering  BRANCH  HON. A. D   TURNBULL,  Minister  HElLTf W WELF1R1  DR. O.P.- AMYOT,  Deputy Minister  534  M.V!������' V'"i"*    K . I'TCIW* f ^TWOWiVf*  l-** *��^jm*��*-*vw��>-*��     - in ������trM>-rrwifwrinriw ar ANGLICAN       SERVICES  DECEMBER 23, 1951   ��� < 4th SUNDAY IN ADVENT  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 Church ....>...: ....Roberts Creek  Thursday December 20 1951 The Coast News  9  2.00  p.m.    Ev  ensong  CHRISTMAS SERVICES  St. Bartholomew's Church    Gibsons  MON.,    Dec. 24, 11.30 p.m. - Christmas Eve Service  TUES., Dec. 25, 11.30 a.m. ���Christmas Day Service  SUN.,    Dee. 30, 11.00 a.m.  Carol. Service & Christmas Music by Choir  Sechelt  Christmas Eve' Service  St. Hilda's Church ....;....  MON.,    Dec. 24, 11.15 p.m. -                    _  TUES., Dec. 25, 10.00 a.m. ��� Christmas Day Service  SUN.,    Dec. 30,    1.30 p.m.  ...........   Carol Service  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  ..TUES., Dec. p5, 11.00 a.m. ��� Christmas Day Service  SUN.,   Dee. 30,    3.15 p.m.   ..........  Carol Service  Gower   Gleanings  BY GYPSY TOWERS  A really busy week. To start  with, a neat little Scotch hop  .at Stronlochie just to keep the  muscles supply and the spirit  '.young. Then the departure for  '. the winter months of Mrs. F.  J. Townsend, with daughter  Lena, up to sopervise the parking, leaving. J. D. Smith happy  as a clam knocking down  walls and sticking in. windows  on the new altera,tions..��And so.  to the event of the week: The  gala> opening of the hew King  home on Honeymoon Lane: A  complete stir-prise to the delighted owners. Oars pulling  up, chair and tables spilling  forth and a. jolly good time  was had by all. When the  astounded couple and son,  Murrey,     had    caught    their  Archie Main waring, Mr. and  Mrs. Percy Farnsworth, Mrs.  Evans, Mr. (and Mrs. Harry  Chaster, Mr. and Mrs. F. W.  Da.wson, Mr. and Mrs. J. D.  Smith and Mr. and Mrs. A. B.  B. Hill.  Thursday Mr. and Mrs. J. D.  Smith gave  a farewell dinner  and dance in honor of Mr.iancl  Mrs. A. B. B.'Hillon the eve  of their departure for Lumby.  And the furriners from Vam-  cauver ask us natives what we  do in the long winter months  when there are no summer visitors !  If. there   isn 't  a  birthday to celebrate, ia< new baby  to admire or a house to warm,  we can always play Canasta ���  doesn't   give    much   time   to .  twiddle   our   thumbs   or  find  fault with our neighbors. Anct  speaking,   of    neighbors;    we  can't  help  remarking  on   the  car owners m the Banana  Belt���1 a helping hand here  and a kindly lift there, sure  makes this a happy spot to  live in. '  .  breatli, .an   evening\ of  Court    esprit de corps among all the  Whist followed.  ;  First?; prizes were; won   by  Mr. and Mrs. ;R:  C, Clarkson  /respectively,   and . consolation  prizes   went to Mrs'.   Norman  Hough  and   Archie  Mainwar-  ing.    A    combination    eoffee  table and magazine stand was  presented   to   Mr.   and   Mrs.  ?K?ing, who conducted a tour of  inspection through ? their  new  borne,  accompanied by an ad-  itiiring audience and a chorus  ;:of Oh's and Ah's. Dainty refreshments, were then served.  v Farticipating in  the  li4ppy  event? ���were Rev. and Mrs. H.  vU. Oswald, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hough,  Mr. and Mrs. R.  C. Clarkson,    Mr.    and    Mrs.  instone Coop Store  im naming  Butcher  Mrs. E. Dupray    StaivAllibone  Grocery Baker  v?^?  BOB BUTTON  Bob Hutton brings boys and girls a surprise' '  package, of  favorite  stories, and  music %  every Monday at five o'clock on the SUNNY;  BOY SHOW. There is also a chance to win!  valuable prizes on the program.  -'���.���' ''v'?-''-. '-'��� '?'/ ' ���."��� '���������.:'.   ��� *���  Dial 980 every Monday  y  at five p.m.  -\* -��--**>$,  We want to once again wish all our friendly customers  A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year!  v  -FIRST WITH THE NEWS"  Gibsons  Pert IVielisn  3Si After a slashing attack on Red rejection of disarmament' proposals  to the U.N. General Assembly in Paris recently. HON. LESTER  B. PEARSON, Canada's External Affairs Minister, is here , shown  displaying: his usual sunny nature. He is (rieht) chatting with  THOMAS A. STONE, Canada's Minister to Sweden, during a lull  In proceedings. A .few days later, still affable, he made a conciliatory speech  on  East-West  fears,   calling for  better  feeling.^.  >��� i ; ���  Butter Supply Position  Shows Improvement  OTTAWA. ��� In a statement issued recently the Agricultural Products Board drew attention to the marked improvement in the butter supply position as compared with last year.  The Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported storage stocks of  butter at December 1, 1951, as 57,774,000 pounds as compared  with 52,835,000 pounds on the same date a year ago.  This    increase    of  4,939,000  pounds over last year is significant in view of the fact  that on May 1, 1951, storage  stocks of butter were 18,256,-  000 pounds below those at the  same date last year*  The Board attributes . the  improvement in supply to the  fact that during the past seven  months, May to November inclusive, butter production was  205,792,000 pounds or 2 per  cent higher than production  during the same seven months?  in 1950, and: that dipping ihe  same period butter consumption had declined by some.  4,700,000 pounds or 2.3 per  cent as compared to last year  for the same period.  To date there has been a  total importation into Canada  of 12,000,000 pounds of butter  of which the trade imported  4 million pounds. The Agricultural   Products   Board has  taken delivery of '8,500,000  and will take delivery of an  additional 1,500,000 early in  the New Year.  If the trend toward increased production and lower consumption, continues during the  next   five months,   December,  1951    to   April,   1952,   there  should be an adequate supply  of butter to satisfy all domestic    requirements,    with    the  probability that storage stocks  as   at 3Ia^ !.ly 1952,   will   be,  ���somewhat^ higher than on the  corresponding date a year ago.  ...   The butter supply   position  will,    however,'   be    reviewed  agaihvearly in the New Year  when   the figures  of ^storage  stocks^   as    at   January 1 are  available and further importations will be arranged by the  Board if considered necessary  to insure adequate supplies of  butter   to   meet   all   requirements.. ?  If  To All Our Patrons  '10 The Coast News  Thursday December, 20,1951  School ?Board, - Monday, got  one of its very few letters of  commendation.  The Pender Harbour P-TA  lauded the Board for its cooperation in recent attempts to  get equipment for the school  children.  Said Board Chairman ;T.  Humphries, "We get so few  of these that it is. a real pleasure when they do arrive."  SEASON'S GREE'HNGS!  vCanipbell Patented   (Streamlineri)  Propellers  ItEPAHtS TO AL{L M^KEIS  1919 W. Georgia, ^VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� MA 3857  Write Or Phone for ?Purther Information.  SEASON'S GREETINGS^Ta^oW FRIENDS!  Welding Metal Trade Supplies  Ltd.  Sn4th Welding and Cutting Equipment  Pal-Weld Products r��� All Equipment Repairs  1530 E. Hastings ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� HA 0065      |  fej&iSS  Patience is something that  you possess if you don't lose  your temper [after wrestling  with a zipper for five minutes.  SEASON'S GREETINGS!  Harbor Lumber Company Ltd-  LOGGING'BROKERS-  678 Howe St. ��� VANCOUVER, B. C. ��� MA 8335  '���'���.' , '''..,'���' \ - '  No Schedule Changes  During Holidays  Whytecliffe 3581  I  YOU ��BE inVITEDTOTHtSE  MIDNIGHT  MASSES  St. Mary's Church, Gibsons  Holy Family Parish, Sechelt  Father E. O'Dwyer  Father E. Bissette, O.M.I.  Our Lady of Lourdes, Indian Church Father L Viney, G.M.I.  Christmas Day Mass, Gibsons  Christmas Day Mass, Sechelt  9 a.m.  11 a.m.  - <������  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  ��� Phone Gibsons 45  f,  ��^'��sk^^^^^  ���������%  ?*H.�� ������.**��� ��������<��? Readers Right  Editor, The News/   :  Sir:- ,  On the first of January the  Village   of   Gihsons   Landing  will turn over another page in  its   history,    and    fortunately  they have a-.Board of Commissioners worthy of .a far larger  district, but, however good the  Board may be, to be successful,  they must  have  the   full  cooperation   of  its taxpayers,  and the latter should remember when pet&ioning  for this  and. that,   that  the - Board is  bound to keep strictly withinx  the ."Village Bylaws." While  most   of   the . Board meetings  are legally open to the taxpayers, the unwritten law is, that  only    those    taxpayers    with'  some   specific   reason   should  attend these meetings and give  the Commissioners a chance to  study the many 'questions that  will come* up.  Any taxpayer may procure  , a copy  of "Village  Bylaws''  from the. King's Printer, Victoria, B.C., enclosing 35 cents  in stamps for same.  ���- Taxpayer.  Grape Deserts  X Many     homemakers    never  think of making   grape   desserts, but the home economists  have tried several which they  like very much. For instance,  they suggest that grape juice  may? be used instead of lemon  juice in Baked Lemon Sponge  Pudding. That is the pudding  which,   when   cooked,   has   a  custard   on   the   bottom  and  cake; on the top. Grape Juice  Sherbert is also very good. It  has a refreshing flavor and it  is wonderful to serve after a  large   meal,   because  it is so  lightj and  tart.   Lemon  Snow  i-may:|be made into Grape Snow  fby merely  substituting  grape  t juice?   for   the    lemon   juice.  \Many  other  colorful  desserts?  fean 'be made fey merely  sub-?  restituting, grape for any other  jjuice suggested. Another idea  the  home  economists   suggest  is that   grape   juice may   be  used instead of milk or cream  as the liquid   in butter icing  sfor   cakes.   Grape   juice   also  [makes  wonderful   sauces   for  cake puddings. Always remember   that afresh   grapes when  High Ball  SALLY FORREST displays neat  form on the beach of the. peaceful Pacific, which she says is a  wonderful place for a gal to keep  in trim. Sally's next M-G-M picture is "The Strip,'* meaning  the night club belt in Hollywood.  Kew Deal Asked  In libraries  |sei'ved with- cheese and  crackers are an ideal'dessert,  easy to serve and easy to prepare. A few grapes may be  tossed into any fruit salad or  'fruit cup to add color and  (flavor. Most important of all  lthough, is to keep the fruit  bowl well filled with grapes  in this tlie season of "grape  plenty.'*  'Improved financing for the  regional libraries of. British  Columbia at both the "local and  provincial level is urged in the  1950 report ' of the Public  Library Commission, recently  published?  Stonger financial support of  library work is urged by the  eommision on the basis that,  locail taxpayers in the regional  library areas have voted for  the establishment of their  libraries and therefore the  elected deprelsntatives admiri-  fisterihg the areas have an  obligation- to maintain sound  and  efficient  library service.  "Union library organization  is admirably adapted to rural  needs but to date it has- been  underfinanced so as even to  jeopardize at times ? the very  existence of the libraries" the  report says. "Ineome has been  based on per capita income of  form 35 te 50 cents (since  raised froin 40 to 65), with  moderate assistance from the  Public library Commission,  at least $1 per capita is con-  whereas a .minimum income of  sidererd the lowest figure on  which  to  attempt to  provide  good service.".  ��� '.        y ���  Twenty-three different countries successfully grow tea. ��  I  Please accept our fondest  wishes that your new year will  be one of pleasure, profit and  peaice.      ZZ:}'-;-  To all our friends goes the  Season's Greetings, A Meiry  Christmasi and AvBright i,nd  Prosperous New Year-  A Happy Holiday to every-  '. ?one. 'v :r*\v  ��.*  ', ��� ��� ��� ���  Irene's Dress Shoppe  y -  Mrs. J. Coleridge, Mgr.  . ."���;���;���"���       ' "���>'.  ���  ^^^^^^3^S^^a��^^i^S^^^^  ���-Ian, Ywi're Srazw  Forget your age! Thousands are peppy at 70. Trr  pepping up'-* with Ostrex. Contains tonlo for weak;  rundown feeling due polely to body's lack otlroa  which many men and women call "old." Try  Ostrex ToalaTablets tor pep>'70Uhser feelhw: this  very day. New "getvacquafi��ted'* uise eta* 60S  S-ot sale ����aU drug stores e?erywaere. HP  The Coast News  Thursday December 20 1951.  FOR SALE  Mill for sale, 10 cap 44" car,  '���steam feed, .3- saw ed'ger,'.200  lb;-*W.P, boiler- 3 side planer,  buildings etc., ' $6,000. Boat  building *#iop, diesei electric  plant, complete line power  tools, 4-room house, 2-room  cottage, $6,000.' Also seasoned  stock for 40 ft. boat, Chrysler  Royal engine1, etc, best offer.  20x84 cap Putnam Lathe, good  chuck and accessories with  engine,- $840. See Gilmour  ". Bros., Sechelt. Inlet, or' write  /to Egmont, B.C. 101  Duarai Therm Oil Heater, complete with- draft regulator,  A.l. shape, $35. Chuck's Motors, "Sechelt, RC.  ; LOST  One licence plate somewhere  between Sechelt and Gibsons,  C48-482. Chuck's Motors, Sechelt, B.C.   ���'.'-..���  an d  t  Seasons  Greetings  x  We are grateful for the friendly people we g  have met and we hope to widen our list i  of friends and aquaintances during &  the next 365 days.  VILLAGE BAKERY  Mr. and Mrs. W. Smith  I  r  v 'Mi^y "i  Zimy'. ���'���  NO  ^TTER WHO  IT  IS  ���  WE  HOPE  THAT  V      SANTA  BRINGS  YOU  ALL  w.i.:-;.-.;??M!(ci!lMJ.P.**i*T.m4s ���  ���  1    ���������'       ' '��� '���'��� v-v?'V, .     '- _������-,���  ���"'yy ; and   a  BRIGHT PROSPEROUS  ..��� liw.ir 111  ,' ��� '���'..���'-.'* ���  ���   ���' ." -;.:.��� ., * -' ,  ��� ���   ���    '  .'������'.-   ; ��� "���       c ��� ���  from the management and staff of  STANDARD  ttfo. 1  Wilson Creek  No. 2  Sechelt  N��= 3  Gibsons Pender Harbour  BY SAIIAIj. :  Death has called another  pioneer in the person of Dafvid  Seoul ar, aged .84 years. Dave  was one of the founders-,��of  the Canadian* Legion branch  112, and an active member of  inany community projects. He  ���had . worked' long and hard  bringing Pender Harbour up  from the days when it was just  a few stores and houses. ���  He leaves to mourn his passing, a. son, William, and several  grandchildren.  Burial took place in the  family plot on Francis Peninsula. Service was held in St.  ���Mary's Chapel by Reverend  A. Green.  Pallbearers were 0 e d r i c  Reid, Charles Reid, A. Aitchi-  son, Len Wray, Robert Cowie,  Duncan Cameron. Honorary  pallbearers were D. A. MacDonald, George Simpson and  Joe Connel?  Mrs. A. Joss, Mrs. Helen  Cameron, Mr. and Mrs. A.  Aitehison, Duncan Cameron,  the E. Brown's, Mrs. R. For-  restor and B. Almas have all  returned from visits to the  city.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Brown have  returned from the city where  Cliff was hospitalized for a  major operation. He is doing  fine now.  Normam Brown has returned  home from' a few days hospitalization in St. Mary's Hospital.  Miss Susan Malcom has been  discharged at long . last from  the hospital. We all hope this  will be a very festive season  for you, Susan.  ; Mr. and Mrs. W. Davis and  family have visited the city via  the Lucky Strike.  The Legion Bazaar was a  success in spite of ihe poor  attendance. It may be' well to  recall the; vets in hospital during the Christmas season, but  it will be of little rvalue reniem-.  bering them if you'do nothing  aibout it. ������ ' '_':���.,  I The Legion has to have help  during their functions and  that help has to come from  you.  [arte  e Boo  ursi'  The Coast News'  ThursdayDecember. 20 1951  ���   ��� -��� ��� ��� - - ���     ��� ���      ���    ���  .   ''You remind me of the sea.*'���>  "You mean I'm wild, romantic, restless?"  "No, you make me sick.  '5�� . ~  wa���Hei���mutmaj*M0&m  IIBllWMig��ffl3lS��  }}  Beginning of .a new bout in  the ''Buttle Battle" was announced by Dr, A. H. Bayne,  proprietor of Hinterland Lodge  at Canim Lake, presiding at  the seventh annual convention  of Auto Courts and Resorts  Association of British Columbia meeting recently in Hotel  Vancouver. .������.''������?..  "Our association will file an  appeal, from the decision of  the water comptroller which  permitted damming of Buttle  ?Lake in Strathcona Pai'ik."  Asked what form the appeal  would take, Dr Bayne explained, "The appeal will go  to the Water Comptroller �� the  Minister of Lands and Forests,  and to the B.C. Power Commission."  Dr Bayne said the appeal  would also object to the juris-^  diction of the water, comptroller and the lands minister to  hear such appeals. "We are  going to put forward our case,  with technical objection to the  jurisdiction."  He said if industrial inva-  yasion is allowed in this lovely park, it may be the first  step in a serine's of. recreation B  areas being sacrificed to in- -  dustry. No other park would  be safe!  They Can't Swim  Strange as it may -seem, sea-,  lions; ?have -y-.Xoi learni?how  to'?  swim. This is a throwTback> no  doubt j *to its land-lubber  ancestors. When Junior Seal has  attained the required age and  strength,    Mother    SeaL commences the swimming instruction. ?Frbm a pup, bleating in  his terror  as  he  struggles  to ;���  keep  afloat,  he -soon becomes  -  gracefulvand   skillful ?in   the   :  sea, just as', he becomes, clumsy ;;  on the?land.  be yoursf  is the sinwe wii of 1  i  zm.  sssrr;  Wm; McFadden  imetrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment;  JSvery day except Thurs.  Why ;go to -Vancouver.fox > j  Optical Service i        oi  v  :-?i  The, members of the St. Bartholomew's  Church Choir would like to thank all those  who   helped   make  their  tea and   bazaar a  success. ^ ���  ���'-.''. ���   - / .   '  W�� nwW*wf9WM99BW1��W9W9m  9  ^3^i^&a^^��v^^  PRESCRIPTION  SPEC IAL I 5 T S  VSEC H E LT /SGI BSONSC  Phone 29 Phone 52  Wish all our frimds and  customers  a very  Merry  Christmas  Gibsons,   B. C.  *5%^tfC?^^^P��&*^ii!S^^  FUN  -  FROLIC  -  FRIVOLITY  iew Yiirs in  i  k  i ���  I  Roberts Greek Hall  ^v Dec. 31  ^       FAVOURS -- GOOD IfilJSIC  10.30 p.m. ��� 2.30 am. ��� .$1.25  Bill Jackson TMs and Tvhat  y):    BY . MRS -NESTMAft  ;' Mr. and ?M?rs. Earl MacKen-  jzie are proud parents of a son,  r brother ^or little: Patt. To keep  ���; "Granny"? McEwen   close   to  home, while~To?m takes a little  trip, Mrs/Carrington will stay  with her. Granny is quite active, arid-according to the doctor, is getting around a little  v too briskly for her years.  Mrs. Madge Little John tells  Zme her mother1 has left by air-  Klines  for   Los  Angeles   for; a  vvcbuple  of  months.  Aftermath  of a Xmas trip to town. Constable and Mrs. Peterson, and  ;family, spent a few Viays confined to the house, picked up  a ?stray virus, but  alt  OK?  at  vpost-  time;   They .'tell me  the  pans' wives liave made a very  fine layette to be;pre seated to  ithe first baby born i'u the Isfew  vYear. Would be nice if one of  :'.(?^bs6ns   new  babes could   be  born around .that time..  V   Bulldozing  is  goin^  on  out  tat Seaview- cemetery,  another  acre or so. being cleared ; being  ?a-grim   reminder   that   thefse  ?things must .go on, even in the  ?f estive season. "We overlooked  ?a birthday wish to one of our  ?pioneer citizens,  Mrs?   Willan-  ?der, who is  over the  80 mile  ���stone. Shettellsrme her picture  'and  birthday  received   a prominent space   in her  own national paper. Although belated  we^wish her all the best.  ? ODi; was  a bitter   pill,   local  patrons  of  Kennedy's  emporium luad: to.,swallow. Last Saturday,   'due to  election   &ay?  theiplace wa!s closed, .'aid with  ������ia/??.;?..-..h.uge''-.  shipment    unloaded  Friday night of the stuff thai  vwas! -in    short    supply   for a  '.;.? while,    many    just;   groaned.  V?:^iefe:'will.-?.be'"ar-little more for  next weekend,  ?U; Well folks, election day has  come and gone. Somebody had  ;;tb Close, and it might as well  ^e ihe :-- and,vLdid^ That's a  Democraey." ?It is a pity,-more  women are not public minded,  ?: aiid tun for these seats. They  can do the job, no reason why  jthey clan't. '  ? ?We have the vote, we do  ��� everything else, and quite capable, too, I amsure. Maybe in  tlie; future there will be other  (chalices, and I hope, the women  will take advantage  of them.  ??Tvwould like to thank all my  ;friends,' who ���-thought....','well  enough of my work in the p&st  ^few years, ;?to support me  again, but 'there were a few  more who did not see it"��� that  ;^yay. That's the way it goes..  ���\JNiy conscience is clear, I did  ;|iiy duty as I saw it and have  no ?-regrets. ���':'���'��� .1 will miss the  many hquri and days spent in  this work, but also have quite  Thursday December 20 1951 The Coast News  11  T-t^^^^S^^^^S^l^S^T^^^S^  Ever meet a trained Christmas seal? Well;-here's SANBI CLAUS,  of Los Angeles' Griffith Park zoo. His keeper tossed Sandi (that's  his name), in a Santa Claus hat and an old mop'?for-a beard  to give the children something to lau^h about when?thev visited  the zoo., '���:.-������    ���':������/.-:���������.  I  I  May the joyous symbol of the  Christmas -wreath be with you  throughout the year.  WINN STEWART  RUTH GODFREY  Howe  Sound  .5-10-15  Store  Mrs Shaw Again  Heads Creek VON  Mrsi. E. J. Sha'w wes re-elected president of Roberts Creek  'V.O.N, at   the   recent   annual  /meeting.      -  ���'" Other officers are Mrs.. D.  Townley, vice president; Mrs.  A. Wallace, secretary treasurer; while Mrs. E. Flummerfelt  and ?M?rs. F. Warburton are  sewing convenors.  . Plans are drawn up for the  coming year which will include  a bazaar and dances during  the summer months. '.  a peculiar sense of being free  for.   the ? first���  time  -in   many  moons. I? think I like it.  , I  would   like .to  wish   you  : all the Season,'s. greetings, and  hope  the  NewTear will see  ���all your  dreams  come  true.  '    Very Sincerely,     ?������..  ;   y. ��'      Mrs.,E. N. '��� .  ' ��� ' ' .i-it.-'; '. i .  It was different in the old  days. A home wasn't considered complete until it had a big  front porch.  i ,'��." ��� i'^i l1-'--t  X  %&*&&'!^^^i^^��&^^  ����  fro  m  Sechelt Automotive Service  JACK  NELSON,   Prop.  Only once a year do we get this opportunity of wishing  every one of our friends a heartfelt Christmas and Happy  New year.  i  v These things happen only once in 365 days but our  feelings and the way in which we do business with our  friends all during the next 12 months is summed up in  the spirit of the festive season.  We have added the Austin Agency to our line of  supplies and we can assure you that our system of selling will be along the lines of "Do unto others .  r>  Your Austin-Home Oil Deafer  t  t  j  s  from  as i_unn  of  I     * AWAY, RIO!  We're bourn! for the Rio Grande,  i And azcay, Rio! aye, Rio!  ~Siugfare-yc-wcll, my bonny young gel,-  For zee'ie bound for the Rio Grande.'  For over a century Lamb's Navy  hasfbeen the call of those who know  gooa rum. Smooth and mellow,'it  is matured, blended and bottled in  Britain of the finest Demerara Rums.  General Motors  Greetings  and   the  Staff  your  Peninsula Dealers  Lap's Navy  Thus advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  byithe Government of British Columbia.  ^x^Ariald. sen shanty  WILSON CREEK  i i ........ 12  The Coast News Thursday December 20 1951  MtfMIWllllll  AKWmwnBXkMV^  ������������8  ���t  X  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA/and PR?G'0ODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  ^mBBwmtMJmnfvnamamMinMamirtBvmMtiiKwatwtrnMBWTv&nBMwv^nn**  GAS STATION  LAMBIE,  pet  Japanese   deer  recovering ; f rom cshatguh^ounds.  is"   fed    by    'CHABLENE    WBYI3IAN;' five.,''and' 'CHARLES  WEi'iLSlEN,-four, children of the deer's owner, Charles Weylman..  of r^rhcster, N.Y.  Larabie. shot Nov. 25. tries to;stand but s6 far\v,.  has  failed.   Her fawn is expected to be born about Christmas.  f  TURKEY SHOOT  (Continued, from page .1) ?  with    Royal " Murdoch,    Jim  Cameron.or Ron. Head.  ~ Among winners were; large  bore. shoot: Bob Klein, Pete  Klein, Bert Goldrup, Jack ||  Wray, George Haddock, .Jim -?g  Cameron, Go'rdie Cochrane.   ^ ���   t|  In the trap shoot Bert Gold-'  rup and Billie Davis walked  away with the prizes.  Iii the small bore event, winners included, Tom Earle, Ray  Phillipa, Ernie Lee, Harold  Klein, Darryl Harris, Billie  Davis and Bob  Rowclen.  . In   the   ladies ?. shoot,   Mrs.  Eliza Zroba.k' was 'winner while  Jim Cameron took top honors;  in the 'scope shoot. ..;'���'. v  from  Gibsons 5-10-15c Store  Sammy Fladager,  Mgr.  x  Date Pad  Z "The Choi-alierS;r' will present a Carol service in the Legion Hall, Seciielt, Sunda?y,  ?December 23, 7.45 p.m.          .  Therer will be no dance at  Roberts. Creek" until New  Year's Eve.   ' - ?���,,?  Ii:  MERRY  CHRISTMAS  HAPPY  NEW YEAR  &.'  i-  To  all  my   friends  both far and near  ]�����:?-'  y g$!rs. E. Nestman  ^laby    clinic    cancelled?"; for  tlie month of December  service/will    start??;  January?  Animal meeting 0^  Institue in  Parish-vHall,  Jan  uary 7, at 8 p.ni^. v?  ?    ?     -  Happy  and  Season's Greets ngs  to hi our friends and clients for whom we wish a;  MERRY CHRISTMAS  HAPPY NEW  ijristmas  Happy  ^.  To the maiiy friends we^ ha^e; made since  ; coming, to (Hbspns p       ;  Know^es**^^^  Phone 33  Gibsons, B. C  4  eridge Agencies  ln)*wC *���tf"TO^si

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