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 Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C��  Phone your news or  orders'to  Sixth Year pf Publication Vol. 6-7 Thursday February 14 1952 Published in GIBSONS, B.C.    Serving the Sunnv Seciielt Peninsula  inclair  ines  Of World Rehabilitates  SECHELT.��� Insults fly thicker and faster than flattery  at United Nations meetings, according to James Sinclair, M.P.,.  who ,yvas called a. liar, cheat and phlegmatic bull when he scored  the Russians during conferences at Geneva last summer.  ���  " " "~ Spiced with humor, the M.P.  New Board Has  Big Church Plan  Hilda's  a   new  a major  This aerial . view shows the damage when a  fast passenger train crashed into a partly derailed'freight train during a blinding rainstorm  at Calera. AJa. recently. Five persons were hurt  and more than' 100 shaken up.   The passenger  train's diesel engine can be seen in the': foreground, y\)y.: '���'���  Kinsmen Polio Drive  Is One*of^yrgigiitty  Local Kinsmen, under President Tom Larson, have  releasing some staggering figures: with regard to the  drive now in being on the Peninsula.  SECHELT. ��� St.  Church, sparked by  executive, is having  job of repairs done.  Two bulldozers worked for  several days in the church  vicinity clearing land and enlarging the church yard.  The new board fmembers,  who are responsible for this  burst of energy are, E. Clayton, L. S. Jackson, Ben Lang  and Jim Parker.  Said Mr. Jackson, "This  work is long overdue and it is  tim*e someone to\)k a hand in  the affair. We are not stopping  at this sta'ge either. ?t)pii't be  surprised if you should see an  enlarged church, sometime ��� in  the near future. Our Sunday  School attendance has trippled  in the last few months and the  present building will be too  small for the increase."  The, church area will now  consist of 2 cleared acres.  UmmTm    liberalism Needs"  been  polio  The province is attempting  to raise, $40,000 *in order to  combat this crippling and  killing'^disease.  One fact not commonly realized is that polio is not just a;  children's disease, but strikes  adults ass well. The incidence  of polio in patients over twenty years is almost as.high as  in patients under 14 years; the  Kinsmen claim.  A clase history of a 17 year  old patient shows' the remarkable work done for her by the  Polio Fund. When they took  i over her case, she was completely helpless, Unable to even  move herself- from her wheelchair to her bed. She was admitted to the Western Society  for-Physical Rehabilitation in  Vancouver and within a. month  was able to get out of her  ehaifr unassisted. Treatments ,  continued, and a year later,?  she was released frorriv the  Society ��� 'she walked on  crutches. The cost of lier treatment for this period was  41,500. ''���;,';    v  A short',, time   ago a: letter  received by the Fund fromHhis ���;  girl   said,. ^Svords  cannot  express all   I'd   like to say, to  thank the wonderful Kinsmen -  Clubs, and the Polio Fund for  all you've   done for  me.  God  Bless you all." The Polio Fund  feel that the 5$l,o00 was well/  spent. ??  The amount spent on this  irirl drives some idea of the  tremendous eost of polio. This  case is closed, but many victims veed treatment for much  longer than a year. The costs  include medical treatment, orthopaedic equipment, physioV  therapy and rehabilitation aid.  The Fund'�� _o?>l of $40,000 is,  a very modest figure compared  ..to the need. There is no provision made for an epidemic ���  this figure is based on the-  normal number of cases.  ���'  It is pointed out by the Kinsmen that it's fortunate an epidemic didn't occur in British  Columbia during 1951. At the  end of that year, there was  only $200 left in the Fund. Not  enough to care for even one  additional patient.  These are some of the reasons why the Kinsmen Clubs  solicit your help in their campaign: Send your donations to  Mike Landry, c/o Bank of  Montreal,  Gibsons, B.C.  ,*���'   ?.V '�����":��� -.- :��� ���'.-������ ���  Old Chinook  SECHELT. ��� As Chinook  was the language of trade  between the Indians and the  foreign traders who arrived  in huge sailing ships, so is  English, the language of  barter in the world market.  James Sinclair, M.P.,. disclosed this in a recent speech  made here.  "When traders meet in  the world market to bargain  for their nations goods and  services, they speak in the  English language," he said.  There seems to be very  little left for our Indian  brothers. They are not allowed to hold on to the things  they do originate.  4  Sechelt Inn Sold To  Saskatchewan Couple  .SECHELT.���One of Sechelt's oldest landmarks, the" Sechelt  Iiin, has been sold to Mr. and Mrs, C. H. Duncan of Saskatchewan, according to information released by Company Resident  Manager F.Pearson.  The changeover will be made  March 1. The sale price was  not disclosed, but it is known  the deal was handled by a New  Westminster real estate firm.  "Changes,- if any, will be  gradual," a ,Union spokesman  s��id. "The new owners do not.  intend to make any drastic  changeovers until they have  had a chance to look over the  situation."  Bill DUneah. wrell known  CKNW ra'dio announcer, is a  son of the hew b\vners.  "There has been no decision  made with regard to the dining  room," Mr. Pearson said on  behalf  of the Duncans.  Mr.  and Mrs.  Pearson ^ill-:  operate the hotel under exist  ing conditions until the,building is transferred.  Kinsmen Wifes  Present Layette  Mrs. G. ?R. Watts was presented with the baby layette  on February 9. Mrs. T. Larson  and Mrs. A. Whitting made  the presentation on behalf of  the Kinsmen's Wives. Mrs.  Watts served tea, and her  lovely baby was admired by  the ladies. '  The Kinsmen's Wives plan  to make the layette an annual  gift. *'  SECIIELT. ��� Even the Liberal orgianizations can make  mistakes, according to local  Liberal Leader Capt. Andrew  Johnston.  Speaking ai the recent political meeting . in the Legion  Hall, Johnston urged all Liberals to set to in mending broken  fences, acquired through the  years.  "We have made mistakes  and will probably make more,"  he said. "But we have the  proper form of government in  this country now and we, as  Liberals., must see that Democracy remains here. It is the  duty of us all to sell. Liberalism and proper representation  to our neighbor.  "The party has done good  work and when it can claim  such men as St. Laurent,  Sinclair and McKenzie King,  it must be of the right construction. ''  He urged the various units  within the McKenzie Riding  to buckle down in order to  "perpetuate' our form of government."   Captain Johnston  Lauds late King  SECHELT. ��� Capt. Andrew  Johnston, head of the McKenzie Riding Liberals aiid chairman of the recent "Sinclair  Speaks" meeting in Legion  Hall, paid verbal homage to  the late King when he opened  the meeting.  The chairman pointed to the  great 'work and self-effacing  efforts made on behalf of his  empire by King George VI  during his reign. He told of  the esteem in which he was  held throughout the world and  remarked on the deep personal  sorrow fplt by all.  spoke at a public meeting in  Legion Hall, Friday. He outlined the work done by the  various committees ofv the  U.N. and the part played by  Canada.  in his role of' watcher during the Economic Council  meetings, Mr. Sinclair sat for  two weeks and listened to the  speeches, "very few of which'  were other than chances for  the Russians to promote their  own false propaganda."  Urged on by the American  delegate, and the British,, our  member made his maiden  speech and condemned the  tissue of lies spread by the  Soviet. He queried the much  lauded '' Russian freedom,''  pointing out that in that land  no one was allowed to leave  of their own free will. "They  have to escape from Russian  freedom," he said. "They come  out from Russia under garbage  and manure piled on wagons;  they steal trains and use every^  method to run or flee from*,  this much vaunted  freedom:,"'  During the Russian's answer  to this speech^ Mr. Sinclair  was called a "liar and phlegmatic bull with a ring in his  nose.."v ;.., ������������������ '.yy.:- v:.,:.v?.- - ������ -. ���'-  ' '?He'described'vthe ' technical  assistance given to various  countries by UNESCO, telling  of places where the rehabilita^  tion is one of self-help.  "Canada's share of this'  work comes to only one-thirtieth of what- it cost for last  war, and this is the proper  way in which to avoid wars,"  he said. \  Part of the UNESCO work  is to train, teachers who cair  return and teach, the children  of their own lands. He pointed  out that in some countries  with a very low sia'ndard of  living, the ruling class is often  against any change which  would see the standards, within that country raise  is another difficulty  to face.  "This;  we- have  >>  License Hours Are  Set up by R.C.M.P.  SECHELT. ��� R.C.M.P. officers are urging the public? tcs  take advantage of license plate  issuing hours which are geared  to better service.  Plates will be issued between  the hours of 9���12 a.m, everyday, excepting Sundays. Class  A and B license holders should  make a point of picking up-  their licenses before the last-  week in February. Forres for  these licenses should be picked  up and filled in prior to presentation at the issuing officii,,  the R.C.M.P^ suggest,  "This will speed up th"  service to a- great extent," thr  spokesman said. "The public  can have no complaint about  issuance of licenses, provided  they abide by the plans scl  out for their benefit."  The five-year, individual  driver's licenses, will not b''  issued between February I">  and March 15, the Mounties  warn. The Coast News   Thursday February 14 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 per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  Box 6, Gibsons. . * British Columbia.  ilonald  Island transport  As the butterfly escapes from its cocoon with the touch of  summer, so wrill Keats land Gambier Island escape from their  confinement with the touch of pending transportation.  The butterfly starts to warrant approving attention only  when it is released from its bondage. The same will apply to  the two lovely islands which lie protected and comfortable in  the West Howe Sound.  Both islands were once blessed with transportation and on  this the people who came to live thereon relied. Then the means  of egress was taken from them and the two islands started to  slip back.  The news from Victoria, regarding a transport system, to  be supplied by Black Ball Ferries, is like the sun to the cocoon.  Both islands can now stretch ,and grow and fill their destiny of  supplying summer homes in peace and quiet.  Only in such places can we, in this world of speed and  hurry, find rest and the time to contemplate and become wise.  News of the ferry service, which miay take the form of a  Tymac class boat, has been heard, particularly on Gambier, with  gladness and relief. Many families there have children and are  working in the logging camps or at Andy's Bay, and they are'  in need of the new service.  The Government <at. Victoria is to-be thanked for its action  on beha'lf of the. more than one hundred families. The same  thanks should be-spread to the ferry company for its public  spirited attitude. It is well known the service will hardly .be  self-liquidating. .      ��� .,  To B. M. Maclntyre, MLA, goes a major portion of the  credit'. He has worked hard and earnestly on behalf of the  islands. And to Captain Francis Drage must go a "thank you."  His many trips to; Victoria,; ^:,pe^  ienee, have been a'greal cbnt^utory factor?m get&ng the' suri^  of progress to kiss the'cocoon of Gambier and Keats.  ��� ��� ��� ;     '    "' -     '       ' .   ���  Reader s Right  Editor, The News,  Sir: ���  I have just read that the  present Village Commissioners  ��� have decided to sell the dump  truck that was purchased by  the Village of Gibsons last  year.  Because I was. one of. the  commissioners that voted for  ���ilaf pur chaise of the truck last  year, I feel that it is in order  for me to express my feelings  regarding the action of present  commissioners in deciding to  sell the truck.  i I voted for the purchase of  the truck for the following^  reasons'- (1) Because in the  past whenever a truck was required to do road maintainance  work, all the local trucks  would be busy at some ot?her  work and could not be secured  at the time when conditions  were favorable to do the work.  (2) It was to be used to gather  garbalge and dispose of same.  A garbage bylaw was drafted  by myself, but was never  ��� considered or discussed by the.  Village Commissioners, because  some of the commissioners felt  that a plafee to dump the garbage must be secured before  a garbage bylaw could be considered. ��� unfortunately ���  although a place wa's*found to  dump the garbage ��� approval  >   for   same   had  to be secured  from the Government and from-  the Department of Health.  This approval was slow coming, but I have been informed  that it has now been secured.  (3) The truck was also to be  used in connection with the  water department.  In spite of all the publicity  that was given to the purchase  of the truck, there was only  three people that appeared  before the commissioners to  protest its purchase, and these  three people all represented  local trucking concerns, who  stood to lose work through its  purchase.  I maintained then, and I.  still maintain, there was plenty  work for. the truck; in filling  the potholes in the road, and  other necessary work ,t& hayec  kept it busy.  The fact that the.truck was  not used fo do the work for  which it was intended, is no  argument against its purchase.  And I predict that if it is sold,  it will be purchased by one of  the local trucking concerns at  a "great Slaving to them, and  will be used to do the work  f orv which it was originally  purchased; and instead of .the  taxpayers getting the. work  done at cost, they will have to  pay cost plus profit to the  new owners.  I know of no other village  Gower Gleanings  BYi GYPSY TOWERS  The G ower Point unit of the  St.  Bartholomew's  W.A.  held  its regular monthly meeting at  the new home of Mrs. Harry  Thorne on Gower Point Road.  Owing  to   inclement   weather,  the January meeting had to be  postponed so a large percent-  . age of the members turned up,  , Thursday. The Reverend Hugh  Oswald  gave a special prayer  for the- late King, and spoke  with hope for the reign of the  new sovereign Queen Elizabeth.  A miniature rock garden made  an attractive table  centre for  the. tea table, and Mrs. Oswald  was asked   to preside  at   the  urn,  when refreshments  were  served at the close of the business meeting.  Mr. and Mrs. James Beaton  duly arrived with their furniture, and? Sandy, and are en-  deavcrihgvto adjust themselves  and themf&dded equipment to  what we^hope will   be 4&eir  permanent    home.    IJnfortun-'  ately,   midst  helter-skelter   of  moving, rMrs. Beaion collected  a cold.y?Hope  with the better  weather and a period of relaxation, she "will soon be her self  again. '  Mr. and.Mrs. William Bow,  well haiggissed up after their  attendance at the final (for  the year) Burn's Supper.  The Pete Nicholson's getting  in next winter's fuel, now-that  the woodmen did not spare  those trees! Tall timbers- are  falling to right and left.  Found Percy Farnsworth in  a  new  role  ���  baby .sitting,  and very efficiently at that,���  while    daughter    Leonus    out  gadding���; getting acquainted  with h.er new neighbors.  , J. ?E>. Smith under the weath--  .. er with an attack of shingles  but making a good recovery./?  The Bay full of booms being  towed   byv their  sturdy  Utile  ���tugs ���;ja;idrea%^  -flit'ye&^ir^ff' ?faseiMtihgff^'a&'Z  night with ffieir colorful lights.  ���'  And thal/'s!?;30 for this week..  Cleer Water  Here is a? helpful hint when  you go camping and are bothered by muddy or apparently  urudrinkable water. If you pour  two tablespoons of condensed  milk in a five "gallon can of  water, this beirfg heavier than  water, will jsink to the bottom  and draw the, sediment down  with it. In. a few minutes the  water may be poured off clean  and fit for drinking."  'the size^ of Gibsons, which has  no truck of their own, and I  feel, that the majority of the  taxpayers of Gibsons approved  of its purchase, and I feel that  the ratepayers should express  themselves in no uncertain  manner to the commissioners  as to how they feel regarding  the sale of the truck.  ' ���        -^- Harley Anderson  Reader's Right  Editor, The News,.--.        '���'" .  ���Sir:;'���   ' ' '        ���': .   .  On Tuesday, January 29,  1952, my wife and I went to  Horseshoe Bay intending to  get the 2.30 p.m. ferrv to Gibsons Landing. We arrived at  the dock office at 2.29 p.m. to  hear the'-ferry boat blow its  whistle and back out from the  dock, leaving us standing on  the dock to wait 3 hours until  ^c?aime back��at 5.3��) "p.m. The;  ticket seller-had gone upstairs  leaving the office. At this time  of the year it' is riot very nice,  to pace up and down in a cold  open waiting room for 3 hours,  with no Restroom accommodation for passengers. Meanwhile1  th,e ticket seller silk over an  electric, heater, listening to a  radio in his snug office. I was  under the impression that a  boat usually blew it's whistle*  5 minutes before leaving, but  not this ferry. The Skipper  tells me. they must not do this  at Horseshoe Bay. ���  This is Black Ball Super  Service. .      . ���  ��� J. W. Edwards  Nothing of Value  Mistress (tactfully to maid):  "Oh, Edith, you'd better not  wear !any .jewelry while my  guests are here.'' '*.':  ?Maid: "Well mumvI 'aven't  got anything wot you .might  call valuable; but thanks just  the same for the -warning./',*;.���"  Wm, McFadderi  Optometrist V  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?  r-y  4  II"  !  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE  SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, BG;  0LES-PILIN6  a0&tk> 7f&���cc&wd& sea/  FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  J?^��^ jtfl^yty  'fe*lZ&& /  LIMITED Ti,-    j    ^       *���      ,     U-8.J  1 his   advertisement   is   not   published  or  * ;��� Manufacturers  Of. CreoSOted Products displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  Ft.  Trapp Rd. NW  2565 NeW Westminster,  B.C.    by the Government of British Columbia. Thursday February 14 1952 The Ccast IVews  3  Discussion at the meeting of Howe Sound Farmers' Insti  tute ranged from "why? can't local men get public works contracts," to \urging a floor priee of 42 cents per dozen on eggs.  tt_^   ^   >*1U-   ������~->-   Hall,      ������   Held in the Church  Monday, the 16 members pres  ent urged the Department of  Public Works to hire local men  for local road eon tracts and  requested the department to  ?jns.tall a rock crusher here.  The  same   letter. will   point  ��� to the poor condition of roads  along the Peninsula.  Farmers / were turned  down  yhy the Federal Government in  a request   to have feed   sub-  -sidies hold -good  on  feed rar-  ried by the car ferry.  Since the original request  was forwarded the price of  freight has gone up and "other  expenses of which we are'dub-  vious has been ad<led."  Poultrymen are the first to  be hit by the increased freight  rates, the .association pointed  out. Further recommendations  will he made to ihe authorities.  A Bee Club may be formed,  provided    sufficient    members  show an interest in the plan  presented by Norman Stewart.  Anyone interested in the Bee  Club idea, should get in touch  with Mr. Stewart. A meeting  of the new unit was held at  Mr. Stewart's home, Monday.  It was decided to have the  Howe Sound Farmers' Fair,  Committee meet on Monday.  Further information can be  found elsewhere in this paper.  The committee is loud in  Urging farmers and gardeners  to plant a few extra seeds in  their gardens for the fall fair.  Particular attention should be  paid to planting^ of vegetable  and flower seeds to be shown  at the annual demonstration.  It is suggested that now is  not too early for starting on  the needlecraift and handicrafts.  We learn that the humble  wasp was the first wood pulp  maker and it was from him  that man learned to make pulp  from this source. The wasp  uses' this material in building  his nest.  Ho Such Word  It seems so ridiculous with  the amount of forest? conservation and replanting of trees to  be carried out in this and many  more forest countries, that  thetre is no such word listed in  our dictionaries. In its narrowest sense the word means to  replant in areas where once  forest grew. It is about time  that this word be listed in our  dictionaries in view of the  awakening of man to the need  of reforestation programs.  n'pow��*  YOU WANT  Now GMC's offer more power to haul  more pay loads! Four famous valve-in-  head GMC gasoline engines to choose  from . . . rated'from 92 h.p. to 720 h.p.  Truck'engines designed for truck work!  YOU WANT  WANT  Still-bigger payloads are yours in the  GMC for '52.-Carrying capacities are  matched to the fab to bo done ... in ail  models from the popular Sedan Delivery,  to the New-Heavy Duty Series with its  17,500 GVW.      ���   '  .State your needs and a GMC dealer will  supply exactly the model your fob calls  for! Right engine, right axle, right wheel-  base, right load rating. Hemember,GMC  gives more choice!  GMC for '52 offers the finest selection of  models���from the sedan delivery in the light  duty fo the rugged dependable Heavy Duty  Models with their increased carrying  capacities. There's a model for every [ob where  performance with economy are the prime  factors.  GMC for '52 gives you so much extra! Advance-design cabs are all-steel, double-wall  battleship construction in doors, cowl sides  and back panels ... fully insulated to assure  maximum comfort and safety to the driver  who makes the cab his office, all day long!  Come in and see the better-than-ever GMC  Trucks for 1952 today!  GENERAL MOTORS VALUE  GMC-152A  piNlMSULA MOTOR PRODUCTS Ltd. Wilson Creek, B. C 4  The Coast News  Thursday February 14 1952  FOR SALE  Kn|{  SALE  WE HAVE a wide range of  battery radios from $10 to $50.  See  them  on  display   at  our  store. We accept trade ins.  Oibsons  Electric  phone  45  HOUSE for sale at Gibsons;  three rooms and utility room,  modern plumbing. Waterfront  property. W. Emerson, Gibsons  -or phone 90-J 8  One only 3 H.P. Huskie drag-  .saw, complete, $75; and one  <only 5 H.P. dragsaw engine  without frame, $75. Apply  John Melhus, Granthams Landing, B.C.  Alder wood, $10.50 per cord;  Fir wood $11.50 per cord, delivered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  '-Gibsons. Phone 20-L tfn  1.952 Morris Oxford. ��� A new  isar with only 1800 miles. Good.  r.e<a!son for selling as this is an  ideal family car. Terms arranged. See. Sam Nutter, Coast  News. tfn  1950 Auto cycle. $175. Phone  Jjawrence Rouse, Sechelt 59-M  8  One male, and four female  goats bred. D.J. Smith,VElnhin-  stone Road, R. R. 1, Gibsons.  .9  1937 Terraplane Coach, 1952  licence, heater, new tires, first  class shape, $395. Apply Ross  Roth, Gibsons, Kenmore Cottage. 8  LOTS. Ten down, ten a month,  this to allow people like myself a chance to have a home. -  You don't have,.to buy. See  them centre Selma Park with  good . Ocean view. Also bush  wood, gravel, and cement,  building blocks. Thos. Snod-  grass, Selma Park, B.C.  7  WANTED TO RENT  Wanted to rent three bedroom  house, with electricity. Box 10,  Coast News. tfn  PERSONAL ~~      ]  IF YOU intend buying baby  Chicks and Pullets this year,  write for catalogue of breeds  and prices to Appleby Poultry  Farm, Mission City, B.C.  13  6  PAINTING and  PAPERHANGING  SPRAY' and Brush Painting  also pa.per hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Granthams 33  14  UNION SPECIALS  GROCERY  Fraser Valley Butter  SHver Leaf Lard  1 lb.  I  1 lb.  72c  24c  IBUfFCHER  Haple ILeaf/grade ..';'A" matured beef . 1 lb.   QQ^  Sirloin ��� T Bone -��� Wing Rib  HARDWARE  Bathroom Mirrors  1/5  45c t0 $1.25  2��ENS WJ0RK PANTS ��� WORK MITTS      -  WORK SOCKS ��� ALL WORK CLOTHES  /     NEW OPERATING HOURS     '  Now open six days per week, except Sunday.  HOURS Monday ��� Friday .... 9-6 p.m.  Saturday 8>" 6.30 p.m.  YOUR RED AND WHITE STORE    -  Union General Store  Phone Sechelt 18  SECIIELT.���James Sinclair,  M.P., turned baick onto the  shoulders of local agitators the  job of selling the Government  aTelegraph system to the B,C.  Telephone Company;. '���'  Asked at'a recent meeting  his intentions in regard to selling of the company,. Mr, Sine-  lair pointedly suggested it  was not his job to> sell the  government unit to a private  concern..  He repeated a previous promise to 'act as go between  when and if the major bodies  of the Peninsula were ready.  Seyeral local Boards of  Trade have gone on record as  condemning tlie present system  and indicated a desire to have  the B.C. Telephone Comipany  take over. '  Mr. Sinclair has not as yet  been officially approached! and  will do nothing until the responsible bodies make up their  minds.  The M.P. dropped a hint  which could hold up further  plans.     /"-.-'  "There is a probability that  the complete Government Telephone Service on the west  coast may be taken over within a year by the B;C. Telephone,-" he said.  ~  Negotiations are now being  considered along this line.  Teaching Sister Sick  SECHELT. ��� Sister Pierre  Celestine of the Indian Residential School staff wes recently rushed' to ���.hospital* W  Vancouver with an undiag-  nosed  complaint.  At last reports the good  Sister was progressing' favorably? -      V  Another trouble about a  police state is that a man V  enemies might get on the police  force.        ?  Date Pad  ��� The Valentine Tea and Sale  of Home Cooking of St. Bartholomew's W.A. will be held  on Friday. February 22, from  2 to 5 p.m- in United Church  Hall. '  The Annual World Day of  Prayer will be held on February 29, at 2 p.m. in the United  Church. This is inter-domina-  tional Service, held on this day  by. women all the world over.  All are welcome!  The Community Memorial  Service for our late Sovereign  King George VI, will be held  at 2 p.m. on Friday, February  15/ in the School Hall. This  will be an inter-dominational  Service.     /  Kinsmen's Wives will hold  a whist drive on February 22  at 8 $.m.,Za%^e:h(me:o��^^&  B. Dre#. Dait eis uf '$uture i whist  drives are: March 14; April 4  and 25.  LEGAL  SHIPPER NOTICE  This notice is further to official  press releases made to cover an  application to file a revised time  schedule, on behalf of the under,  signed ��� carrier, to show Saturday  service cancelled.   -  The carrier has found that there  is not sufficient freight offered on  Saturdays to warrant the schedule  ��� run.- ���������;������       ,.:���.', ., '*������-;.'  The  proposed  effective  date  of  this change will be, subject to consent of the Public Utilities Com.  mission -^ Pebriiary ?18ifc, 1952.   v  HANSEN'S TRANSFER  Sechelt, B.C.  5 Loads $35  LAIDLAW  Phone Gibsons 21-R-2  "- ��� '��� ��� ^   .  Business and Professional  D[RECTORY  .  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  BEER BOTTLES  Will  call'and  buy for  casnv beet  bottles, scrap metal;, etc*  Calls  made  at   intervals frem  Hopkins to Irvins Landing  v       R. H. STROSHEIN  Wilson Creek.  business service  >  ���'���'���' i ���' ii  BUSINESS BUREAU v  Complete  Accounting-  Service  Income Tax Problems  Secretarial Work  .*' Phone:   Sechele 55*  B. W. M.BONE  Chartered Accountant        �� ,  1045 W. Pender Sty Vancouver, B.C.  Phone TAJBfcm 1954  electrical work  Reliable  Electrical Repairs  Appliances^ Fixtures,  Radios  Washing Machines  Everything Electrical  Heading AM  Batteries  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  HARDWARE  KNTQWUSS SERVICE  ���HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons Bid  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing   .  ��� Appliances ���  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service .  , DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  PLUMBING  WALLY'S  Radio and Electric  Sales ��� Service  Agent for Marconi Products  Phone Sechelt 2SJI  FLORIST "~~  Flowers  for  all  occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast, service/for weddings  v*     and''funerals.  JACK MAIN'S  /'Phone Secbelt 24 or write  P.O. Box 28.  GIFT STOR?E  Headquarters for Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards ��� Toys  \ y Miscellaneoos  Gifts  GIBSONS 510-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  ': G&sons,'B. C./>?������'"'  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ~ Anytisne'  ���; Expert T>adesmen--v'?:;."  precision Machfiaisjte?  Phone 54; ~. .Btes^. S8. yy  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies  . Fixtures       ,  - Service       '  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  PLUMBING and HEATING "  SUNSET HARDWARE  ��� GIBSONS ~  Registered  Plumbers I  PLUMBING  Sales- and Contracting  Plumbing   Heating  and  and Supplies, .yZy.y.c.  REAL ESTATE ?aud?      -;  INSURANCE     ���?-'  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCP^^  Gibsons   and  District's   Only  FuH  Time Real, Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1348.  SECOND IJAND. STORE  .r Hardware/��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY   TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND     !  HAND,STORE ���*  , Phone,Gibsons 99  TAXt'V:r.;';:; ;;;;���;,,'   '.^v ;'".  TAXI SIR?  ;������������., ��� .? call  BILL HUNTER  ���y.ry .'.'������'���.":   Sechelt 48   :  watch ^e^^rs: ;;?:?;? ;:;v; ���  Watoh Repairs  Engraving. ������ Ronson Parts  GIBSONS. BC.       ! ' c  ' - ��� * ���  STATEMENT OP CASH RiEC^P^S AND PAYMENTS  For the year ended December 31, 1951  Thursday February 14 1952  The Coast News 5  RECEIPTS  PAYMENTS  MISCELLANEOUS  Sale of Assets .'...: .....   $  Rentals   ......:"....... ..'  '..............  ���"-'CA1 Iv'd-X       '-���..���    "    ���������-�����������    *    ���-���-������    ���   '���������    ���    ���*��    0    ���    ���    ���    ���    #������_���    ���    �����    ���    # ������   *    ������-���    ���    m  UUvu.    XCXIviti^ , ���  ���  ���  ���  ��..��  ���*������������������������  ��-�� ��  *  ��  ��  ,"'��  ����������������������������  *-* LI.J-FJ-FXX'Co  ���*������ *��������� ����������� ��� * ������ # .�� �����������������������������������������������������������  ? Miscellaneous .'... .*.   225.00  702.00  552.71 .-  1,090.84  55;71  798.38    $   3,424.64  ADMINISTRATION  Salaries    $  Office  expense   Trustee expense   General expense   2,047.50 .  1,057.99  1,910.05  1,713.50   $   -6,729.04  INSTRUCTION  Teachers salaries   Teaching supplies      Other instruction expenses  .$��� 98,606.05  6,571.76  247.16  105,424.97  *  'GOVERNMENT GRANTS  Basic..................... ..;���...:: ; ��� :.,:... $ 41,065.66  Conveyance of pupils   ...  .....;~.. 9,264.97  Boarding .allowance  . 651.00  Special  aid   ...:... 49,377,01  Department  of Health  2,264.30  Building   .................. ...v.....,  170,204.51  OPERATION    '  Janitors' salaries :*    $    9,008.48 .  Janitors'" supplies  Light, power, .water, fuel .  Insurance, rentals,  etc..  272,827.45  REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE  Grounds, wages and supplies ...  Buildings, wlaiges and supplies  ..  Equipment, wages and supplies .  Sundry   2,011.99  6,178.20  6,965.42  . 339.70  5,145.43  1,022.96  1,489.63  24,164.09  RURAL TAXES  BANK LOAN  ..  85,343.02  7,000.00  ���CASH ON HAND AND IN BANK  January 1, 1951 _.  General account   $   3,350,16  Bylaiw account   ...,      259,718.43  Special levy account '. *���*       10,860.40  273,928.99  $642,524.10  NORMAN H. HOUGH   Vice-Chairman  ANNE BURNS Secretary  B. W. M. BONE, C.A.   Auditor  AUXILIARY SERVICES  Health  $    5,514.11  Dormitory and boarding   ...  1,365.00  NON-OPERATING EXPENSES  Payments to other School Boards   DEBT SERVICES  Debenture principal  $ 15,000.00  Debenture interest  10,780.00  , Bank loan    '.  7,000.00  Bank charges  58.56  CONVEYANCE OF PUPILS  Outside contracts  ... ���..'.  $ 18,638.85  ,   Other conveyance expenses      173.47  CAPITAL ACCOUNT  Sites   .'  $  '5,567.47  New buildings  383,290.03  Reconstruction and additions * 17,899.86  New equipment and furniture  15,278.04  ��        ���;   CASH IN BANK ��� December 31, 1951  General account     $.  4,230.40  Special levy account  1,470.78  Bylaw current account   ���, '.  2,616.07  Bvlaw savings account ���  8,822.17  7,997.72  6,879.11  503.47  32,838.56  18,812.32  422,035.40  , ;.17,139.42  $642,524.10  Sechelt School District No. 46  REVENUE AND   EXPENDITURE  STATEMENT  %  For the year ended December 31, 1951  INCOME       '  MISCELLANEOUS  Tuition fees   ' '.( Rentals   ......'. 7.    $  .EXPENDITURE  Dental ..  Donations  Other   ...  719.25  552.71  .86  ADMINISTRATION  Salaries     Office   expense i..  Trustees' expense  General  expense   .  $    1,272.82  GOVERNMENT GRANTS  Ba'sic '.'...���.:���.?...'................   $41,065.66  Conveyance of pupils  .  .11,182.06  Dormitory and boarding  637.00  Special aid ..:..... .v.   49,377.01  Department of Health ??............;............ 2,165.80  Sites   ...;.!...!.:.,............,:............. 2^295.08  l\l.Ji\J\.lJ     L iiAi^'U     . ���  ....... .........  INSTRUCTION  Teachers' salaries.   Teaching supplies    .......  Other instruction expenses  OPERATION  Janitors' salaries     Janitors'��� supplies      Light, power, water, fuel   .  Insurance, rentals, etc.  ...  OtlierX   106,722.^1  ^85;343.02  $193i338^45  NORMAN H. HOUGH   Vice-Chapman  :-"r ANNE. BURNS'' ; "  Secretary   ���  B. W. M. BONE, C.A.    Auditor  REPAIRS AND MAINT?E!NANCE  Grounds,  wages  and  supplies      Buildings, wages and supplies   v'Equipment, wages and supplies   AUXILIARY SERVICES  Dormitory and boarding   NON-OPERATING EXPENSES  Payments to other School Boards   DEBT SERVICES  yInterest on debentures}   Bank charges,  etc.    ���'.   CONVEYANCE OF PUPILS  v.Outside contracts   .Other conveyance expense   ...... ...................  CAPITAI5 ACCOUNT  Expenditures out of Genera.1 Funds .... ..  - Expenditures cut of Special Levy Funds ........  EXCESS OF REVENUES OVER EXPENDITURE  $ 2,047.50  1,057.99  1,963.55  1,709.10  $   6,778.14  $98,606.05  5,408.87  265.16  104,28Q.08  $ 9,008.48  1,977.29  8,861.61  541.63  23.30  20,412.31  $     339.70  5,770.27  1,617.56  7,727.53  $ 5,530.76  1,365.00  6,895.76  471.23  $11,448.00  68.06  11,516.06  $18,638.85  ���1.59.97  18,798.82  $     752.03  10,860.40  11,612.43  ���  $188,492.36  4,846.09  $193,338.45 6  Tihe Coast News    Thursday February; 14 1952-  Much Ado  BY  CHERRY WHITAKER .  So the days go on, and  barring minor back glidings/  spring shows every sign of becoming a reality. A reality  which will bring with it a  bright rash of seasonal "events  ��� some new, some traditional.  Signs of activity are not too  apparent  yet,   but   there   are  ttoss lary  VANCOUVER. ��� So far as  the   ?British    Columbia   Coast  \St��am?ship se^^  dian   Paeiiie   Railway is eon-  rerned. the 42-year old? steamer  ''* Prinsess Mary"' is no" more.  Now tied up in harbor at Vic-  faint rumblings of to-be teas, toria, B.C., a "for sale" sign,  dances, bazaars, concerts, plays hangs from the. prow of the  and meetings ad infinitum, veteran steamer whose name  Women are beginning to won- was known in almost every  der if the out-of-this-world seaport ins the British Co'lum-  cost of living will crack enough >ia mainland and Vancouver  to cover a springlike something Island areas'. #6r 15 years the  or other to brighten their 'OPrineess Mary'' ' plied the  wardrobe, or if it's to be a popular ' and scenic tourist  straight case of keeping the route between Vancouver and  junior   brigade  covered   from Skagway, Alaskay and at >one  now till bathing suits.  The political pot is steaming  gently with periodic eruptions  forcasting   the   possibility   of  some mad boiling indicative of  en   election.    There   is   much  speculation  and   argument as  to  what   house  flag  will*   fly  over the member for MacKenzie riding, once the rift in the  Coalition   party    reaches. the .  divorce stage. It's very interesting   the   number of people  who seem to get their information  right   from the   horse's,  mouth. The  only snag is that  there are so many horses that  those of us in, the grandstand  have difficulty  trying to figure   out who   has   the   inside  track.    They  all   look   fairly  convincing.  One  thing is certain, ihe tub-thumbing will not  be lacking in vehemence.   .  While we may be uncertain  as to which direction the political wind will blow, those  in  the Sechelt area'*'need have'no  uncertainties as to! what will  happen  if  their  houses  catch  fire. With speed', calmness and  utmost  efficiency  the  Sechelt  Volunteer   Fire 'Brigade   will  put the fires ,out. This body of  local citizens, with little or no  publicity  or outside help; has  knit itself into a' working unit *  of which we can be very proud.  The fear is greatly minimized  by   the   knowledge   that   the  SFB is as good as it is. For  their work in the past, and the  calls of the future, Ave salute  them.   (I don't know a> thing  about   their financial   affairs,  but I bet that if the odd doll'ar  was sent this way, they could  use it for our benefit.)  Today, Twelve took his last  lunch to the sehool where his  roots have been dug in for the  past five yeays.  By  the  time  this comes off   the press, _ he,  and sixty other children, will  have made four return trips to  �� ihe   new   Elphinstone   Junior-  Senior High Schoolat Gibsons.   .���  Undoubtedly   this   move   will  halve its effects. It  is a long  step   along   that   road which  leads to being grown up. Not  in   the   time   sense,   but   the  learning to adjust to an alien  world. New surroundngs, new  faees and new routines. Some  will     adapt    quickly,    others  slowly,    depending    on    their  individual ability to stand on  their own feet. Their parents,  too, will face a change in the  order   of   things.7 Keeping  a;  weather eye  on  an  off-spring  by remote control will require  more effort than it did when  he or she was in comparatively  close proximity. It* will need a  greater  effort to  keep  aware  of how they are getting along  generally,   and   to   cope with  any   specific   problems   which  might  arise.' Nevertheless,  we  eon't live our children's lives  for them, and it seems to me  that   this ' step   into  a larger  world   is   being m'aide' in  the  easiest way possible.  They go  as a group, they go with staff  members, who know them *in-  dividually and collectively and  they do come home to roost at  the end of the day. So to all  of them ��� Happy landings!  time operated as a night? boat?  between Canada's third larg-  ., est. city,. Vancouver, g and /Victoria, the provincial capital.  Before retirement the."?Mary"  operated between Vancouver  and Westview, on the mainland coast, and also served the  Gulf Island ports in. Georgia  Strait.     , r  Tongue  in  Cheek  - Many a story, poem and  joke has been written about  the power of a woman's  tongue, but let us look: at some  of nature's others creators.  Thei frogs tongue is rooted  at the front of the moutih so  it can protrude an extra distance for nabbing pray.. The..  gecko lizard's tongue is so long  and agile he uses it to wash  its eyes. But the anteater tops  them all, despite its long head,  designed for ge(ttirig into anthills, its. tongue is not fastened  to its mouth or throat; but to  its breastbone.  :; SE5CHELT.^Mrs;; A;' ^Bateh-  elor, N. Duval and W. Youngson were winners of the raffle  held to defray costs, of the  recent .Lib eral* Association  meeting at'. Sechelt.        ���  James  Sinclair, ?MP.,  drew  the winning tickets as well as  ��� being guest speaker.  ���Refreshments were served  following the -well attended  meetmg.  FREE ESTIMATES  Stucco is the answer to many  of your home brightening  problems. Stmcco is also the  finest .finish you can. use in  that new: home.  ' For all your stucco needs  have your local plasterer  give youa  FREE. ESTIMATE  Phone 21 -K  Roberts  1  ��^UU&s3^KSes&c^  I  I LUMBER  i  ���i  1  I  #  I  I  1  I  Utility Grade  Cedar Shiplap  SPECIAL  $25    '  $35  per M  per M  We carry a complete line of builder's supplies  SAND  GRAV EL  i  CEMENT  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ������ Phone Sechelt 60 ���  mzma  ���...'�����*��� .    ���                                                                                ',���-���''���'���..���.'���'                           '   '           \  The British Columbia Distillery Company Limited has growing demand for its products both at home and in  greatly increased its facilities over, the past few years world markets���an expansion program that keeps pace  and has built up its stocks to keep pace with the rapidly with British Columbia growth and prosperity.  This 'advertisement is not published^ or displayed by the liquor Control Board p.c^by..t]^e/.Govern'ii)erit. of [British  Columbia. BY ABIES   f  ���_ In one of the longest sessions  ��pn local reeord for a! summary  -conviction trial,; Mr4. IiaUretha  Pe?art Paul! of Sechelt was sentenced to three months in jail  by-Magistrate Andrew Johnstone on a1 charge of causing  actual bodily harm to Mrs.  Vivian PaulL of Sechelt.  - ���. Rumors flew thick and fast  here recently regarding a fire  which broke out in the home  of Mrs. Steele, not so serious  .as reported.    ��  -We understand the damage  was slight. However, it could  Irave been more serious had we  not had a very efficient fire  department here., They really  the wa?y they respond ?so  promptly.  Joyce    Andrew    and    Ann.  - Jervis were here for the week  end from Vancouver, staying  with the Jervis f anily. Joyce'  is in an insurance office in  Vancouver and Ann is in Normal], school.  Mr." .'arid ITTed Mills, Corrine  and Bonnie, were in Vancouver for a few days. .  Mr.( andpjrs. B. Gordon and  son, Johriy^are away for a holir  day, whieh will be spent going  through the States, and~ will  stay for a while in Mazatlaai,  Mexico. Ann will stay in school  in Vancouver. We hope they  will have a good time. In the  meantime, /Mr. and Mrs. W.  Malaikoff will occupy the  Gordon home.  ;A very enjoyable meeting at  Sechelt Inn when the local  Girl Guide Association met to  discuss plans for the next few  months. Those, present were  Mrs. E. E. Parr Pearson, Mrs.  P. Watts,���' Jjtrs. Corgan, Mrs.  Lillian Powell, Mrs. D. McColl,  Mrs. Pearl Osborn, Mrs. Ted  Chambers, Mrs. J. Derby and  Itfrs. Alice A. Freijch. ,  A mother and daughter banquet -will beheld-February 22..  The W.A. to Sechelt Canadian, Legion will hold the an-  liualv Shamrock Tea March 18  in the Legion Hall. Mark this  date on your calender. Usually  .a very good affair this.  W; McGinley is still ��� in hospital, but is getting along fine.  Visiting, -Mr. and Mrs. W.  McKissock are Mrs, Frank  Martin of loco, and Mrs.  "Gladys Lindgren and baby son,  Dougla's, of Vancouver.  It's nice to see Mrs. Haekett  back with us once more. She  ���has Ed Hancock staying with  her, whieh will be pleasant  compariy, aud like having Bob  home again.  Saw Mrs. C^ Clark here from  Roberts Creek, who comes  over once in a while.  Achie Caiwley/is holding the  fort in? the Seehelt Inn, and it  ���works? out very well. Archie is  well known here, and what's  more, well liked. '���-... N  Z- Saw that . Genial George  Shaw, who is on the Peninsula  Cleaners Vaii. Says he ���' had  quite a time in the storm coming-back from .Pender? Harbour.  - trees down,, and what have  you.  Bill Hunter is getting along  very well, and wa's out, for a  short.walk. It won't be long  now before he will be ''As  you-were."  We hear that the returns  from the whist drive for P-TA  were very disappointing. It  was a good party, but perhapsi  a little too soon? after the cold  spell; Mr. Lucken worked hard  . on this one, even to keep the  fire goih. We must try to do  better the next event.  A wedding of interest to Sechelt and Chilliwack, was held  when Mary, eldest daughter  of Mr. and-Mrs. Peter Klassen  of Chilliwack, wa's united in  marriage to  Charlie Jonas of  Sechelt at the First Mennonite  .Church, Chilliwack. Revierend  Gerhard Peters^ offieiating.    '  The Church was a mass of  fall flowers and beautifully  decorated.  The bride chose a floor  length dress of white satin  with Peter Pan collar aud tight  fitted bodice with long lily  point sleeves with pearl beaded  halo head-dress with flowing  veil and carried red and white  carnations.  Bridesmaid was Fay Johann-  spn of Cloverdale, who wore a  pale blue floor length dress of  ? organdie with cap sleeves and  elbow length white kid gloves.  She also wore a small white  flower French chapeau and,  shoulder length blue veil and  carried pale pink carnations  and white chrysanthemums.  The best man was Pete  Klassen, the brother of the  . bride. The choir sang during  the ceremony arid a quartet  sang during the signing of the  register.  A wedding reception 'was  held in the Church   Hall   for  200 guests when Mary Brock,  Nettie Bergen, Hilda Warken-  tine and Annie' Zaeharias aeted  as servetieurs.  A three-tier wedding cake  centred the beautifully appointed table.  The young couple will reside  in Chilliwack. Charlie Jonas  is a well known Sechelt boy,  a grandson of Johnny Wilson.  Beaver Lodges  Beaver lodges- often serve  purposes other Mian providing  shelter and protection for  beavers, and are quite, frequently 'cosmopolitan' lodges.  Often the Canadian Goose  takes up rooms on the apex of  the lodge, there to lay her eggs  and build the family nest.  Then a little further down, the  muskrat and water shrew are  known to take up residence  beneath the eaves, and little  fish se<ek refuge in the crevices  made by the interlacing of  submerged sticks. So, the1 industrious beaver sets up a  wilderness hotel . for a great  many of natures' children.  Thursday February 14 1952   ihe Coast News  Use Coast News Classified  The Nanaimo Towing  Co. Ltd.  Your Local Complete Marine TOWING SERVICE  .. AfrENTS:���' .������'.  .   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. 1" ��� especially equipped for  hauling cats, trucks and logging equipment by sea  Log Towing Scow Towing   , Pile Driving  Dredging Wharf and ?Ploat Construction  Breakwater Construction Marine  Salvage  Salvage. Pumps '  tysM fctf^  in  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board, or by the Government of British Columbia.  Are you 70 or over?  Starting January 1, 1952, the Government of Canada will pay a $40 monthly  Universal Pension to all who are 70 or over and who have lived in Canada  for tweniy years or* more. /  + IN ADDITION...  the Provincial Government will pay to those who indicate need by passing  ��� an eligibility test, a cost-of-living bonus which ranges up to $10 a month,  and Health Services which include the payment of B.C. Hospital Insurance  premiums and co-insurance, medical, optical, drug and limited dental  care.  Persons who were receiving an Old Age Pension on December 31, 1951, will automatically be transferred  to the Universal Pension, and will continue to receive a cost.of.living bonus and Health Services for  as long as they continue' to qualify for them.  To get these extra services, a parson must have qualified for the Universal Pension. He must also have  a total yearly income* of not more than that allowed by the provincial regulations.  A person must also have lived in B.C. for three years immediately prior, to his application to qualify  for the cost.of jiving bonus, and one year for the Health Services.  *Total yearly income includes pension, other income, and an amount based on a calculation of assets  (home, property, bonds, money in Tjarik, etc.).       ;     '" "**..���  For full particulars, visit your local Welfare Office  THE DEPARTMENT OF  Government of  *>.  HON: A. D. TUSNBULL, Minister  welfare mm  EALTH AND WELFARE  ritish   Columbia  E. W. GRIFFITH, Deputy Minister  ���'���3  I  U /
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The Coast New§   Thursday February 14 1952
announces
DELIVERY
Pasteurized  Milk & Cream
from the famous
FRASEA  FARMS
For prompt service phone Peninsula Dairy at
Wilson Creek 15-Q
OPEN HOUSE
Stan  and  Ivy  Allibone,   for the .last two years your
Co-op bakers, invite the public to inspect their new,
sanitary and up-to-date
Gibsons Bakery
(Next to Knowles Service Hardware)
Monday February 18 2-4 p.m.
TEA, WITH A SAMPLE OF OUR COOKING,
WILL BE SERVED      r        -
FREE
From February 16 we will have no further connection
with the Elphinstone Co-operative Association Bakery.
FOR SALE
1946 3 -tori Ford Truck
GOOD RUBBER
and a 1949 motor
Terms
Terms
Complete With Lumber Deck
BILL KLASSEN
1881 Whyte.St.
Phone BA 4007
— VANCOUVER, B. 0. —
Reverse charges
les
USE THE COAST NEWS
CLASSIFIED
GAMBIER HARBOUR. — Scheduled transportation may
well be in the offing for both this Maud and its neighbor, Keats
Island. ,
In a letter to Captain Francis
Drage, J.P., B. M. Maclntyre,
MLA, disclosed that an aux-
. iliary ferry service has beeu
assured by top executives of
the Blatek Ball* Ferries.
"I was at a meeting of the
Blaick' Ball Ferries,'' .wrote
Colonel Maclntyre, "at which
Colonel George Paulin, Captain
A. Peabody and Mr. Muckley
were present. There is no doubt
they will be instituting a service to both Gambier and K^elats
Islands in the immediate
future."  -
Asked for his comments,
Captain Drage, who ha's been
negotiating for'' over ia year
with both the Provincial Gov-
ern»j3ent arid the Black" Ball
Ferries, said, "the credit is
due to Colonel Maclntyre."
-He expressed appreciation of
the very generous and courteous attitude displayed by
both the government and the
ferry company.
"I have already had a conference with Mr. George Frith,
manjager for Black Ball, who
has a's yet, not received official
instructions," the Gambier
man said. "I found Mr. Frith
extremely cooperative and'
anxious to be of service as
soon as he received the go
aheiad signal from his company."
It is believed the type of
boat under consideration is one
of the Tymac class, well known
along the shores of Howe
Sound. Equal distribution «>of
calls for both Islands will
probably be discussed. The
suggestion has been made that
calls on Galubier would be split
between' ?Niew Brighton and
Gambier Harbour.
- Nothing ' official has been
decided.
It is understood that Drage
is leaving for Victoria a's" soon
as the legislature opens in
order to tie in loose ends of
this and other improvements
for Gambier.
Pasteurized Milk
In Daily Delivery
A new service, in the form
of daily delivery of pasteurized
[e   milk, is now under way.
AI Olson, A. Ericks.oii and
A. Garry hove formed a company known asi the Peninsula
- Dairy, and have been delivering pasteurized milk ill the
Wilson Creek—Sechelt area
. for more than a week.
Friday will se'e the start of
a' like service in Gibsons and
district.
Mr. Garry has operated this
type of business before, having
at one time sold pasteurized
milk in White Rock. The company has two trucksi in operation now.
Heroic Geoffrey Is
Hero Not Micheal
SECHEtT. -^ In our effort
to give credit where credit is
due we got mixed in names
when reporting ihe hero of the
Steele fire: v    v
We- credited IVIicheal Whittaker as being the fast think- .
ing, quick acting youngster
who ^urned in the fire alarm
upon sighting the smoke.
, It should have been, his
younger brother, Goeffrey, who
received the kudos.
We arejvglad.to credit Goeffrey, even if it is a little late.'
Ho Stigmas To
Old Age Pension
SECHELT. — Application of
the new old age pension plan
is built on the premise that it
is each nation's duty to look
after its own.
Such was the manner of
James Sinclair's defense of the
plan when questioned at the
public meeting, Friday.
"Each person, via the contributory plan, helps to pay
for his own pension, thereby
doing, away with the*' false
stigma of a 'means test'."
'' Even the premier himself is
taking the old a'ge pension,"
Mr. Sinclair told the meeting.
"True, he will, have^ to return
probably 90 per cent of it in
income tax, but it is his right.
to take the pension, and he
has also set- an example to
everyone."
"When the old age pension
was taken from general revenue," the M.P. said, then it.
was up to the government to
see that none but the needy
were in receipt of the contry's
money. >But under this system c
each is contributing to his own
old age and therefore is entitled to the pension."
"This does away with any
stigma or thought of charity in
the idea," he said. "It is simply ia case of ea'ch getting their
own contributions when they
needs them most."
Three roomed house, brick
chimney, duroid roof, new
condition at Sechelt. Wired
for electric light. Must be
removed from present site.
For qu£ck sale $900.
Sechelt Building
SuppKes
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FIRST WITH THE NEWS
^KGLICANf     SERVICES
FEBRUARY 17 — 2nd SUNDAY AFTER LENT
*        •  ' ■ *  ■
St. Bartholomew's Church .  .  ...     ....  Gibsons
11.00 a.m.   ,
, ■  ■■   11.00 a.m .
St. Hilda's Church
1.45 p.m.
1.45 p.m.   .
St. Aidan's Church
2.00 p.m.
3.15   p.m.
Morning. Prayer
. Sunday School
• •»»•»•••
Sechelt
• • • • •
....  Evensong     -: ■»
Sunday School
... Roberts Creek
Sunday  School
....   Evensong
DRAWING TO A CLOSE
All good things come to an end and" so it is
with the renowned
II
This; seU as fast we .can get them, yehicle is limited
from the producer's end and.that means there is
v. ■' .-■*'    .•:■-..      .       '/ y?.:;my.-- ■   ■■ =y-r ■
no chance once they are cutoff.
... ' •   ...        " ..        .. -'. '■■[: ■■:'    .. \y:    . \" . ■' .
Within a few weeks now, there will he no more
AUSTIN STATION WAGONS        v
See your agent immediately and discuss ybuV chances
to get one of these tremendousi car buyis.
XV
Phone Sechelt 27
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