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Array Victoria,   B.   C.  Phone your news or  orders to  Gibsons 45  Sixth Year of Publication     Vol. 6-12     ���     Thursday March 20  1952    Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving-, the Sunny Sechelt Penninsula  Irs. Maoketizia  c*0 C*1   181 II**  4v&  ley. @  sr  Earle  E.  Dawe was .elected president ��� of the" Elphinstone  VO?N Board at the annual meeting held March 13 at Roberts  "Creek. Honorary President is Dr Hugh P. Inglis while. G. A.  Marsden was named first vice-president, Mrs. A. E. Ritchey  became/second vice president, and Mrs. A. Renton was named  secretary-treasurer. James Sinclair. MP, was named delegate to  the advisory board, Ottawa;; T. Matthews was elected honorary  auditor.  . _,      :-   . -  ; Members of ��the board of  directors are: Mns. T. Meikle,  N.. Bums, Mrs. T. Waddell,  Mrs. L, S. Jackson, land Mrs.  E. J. Shaw. Finance Committee : T., Larson, R. Burns, Mrs.  T. Waddjell, and Miss J. Jarvis.  Mrs. E. Nestman was named  to handle the publicity, while  S. Trueman wajs named to  handle   the;   nominating  com-  ���^mittjefe business. Drs H. Inglis  and T. R. McColl are members  of the group's medical advisory board.  Reports read during the  meeting showed that, although  much hard work had befen accomplished^ the group had just  managed to  keep  out of  the  ���red. Costs per visits are steadily mounting, according to the  report, and the charge is now  $1.25 a. visit. It was felt that  some revision would undoubtedly be necessary in the near  future to enable the board tfj  carry on; Z ;  With a budget se;t; of over  $4,<?00. for thecomiiig year, at  least $3;40(f7 will  have vto  be  Community Hal! Open  At Wilson Creek  At. about the time; this announcement is going to press,  the' ladies of the auxilary to  the new community hall will  have held their first meeting  in the new hall, the pivot  which every organization  swings around. The auxiliary  has worked very hard indeed,  and without the contribution  and material assistance given  by this group, the goal would  not' yet be in sight.  Many of the members of the  WCCC from the men's branch  also  ga,ve valuable assistance.  They it was who built the  hall during the dreary months  of the past winter.  Of special mention must be  tht��' names of Messrs Murray,  McCullough', Cole, Yewdall,  Brookmaii, Bowling, Whittaker, all under the watchful  eye??; of  the ���un  ' The announcement of the  death in Vancouver on March  13 of Beatrice He?lene, widow  of the late. Dr Robert ; Mackenzie, must have been sad  news indeed for many Peninsula residents. During the time,  about ten years, oi their residence at Granthams Landing  the Mackenzie's, whose charm-  . ing personalities Z invited  friendship, made a great number of friends in all parts of  the Peninsula and, to the more  intimiate of these, were known  as '' Docky " and ' 'Trix.''  Mrs. Mackenzie was a member of St. Bartholomew's  Church and a willing and unwearying church, worker. She  also participated? ; freely in  entertainments and? in gatherings where fun-making was  the rule, for by temperament  she was merry and:fun-loving.  After the death of her husband in 1944, Mrs..;Mackenzie  returned to- -her profession of  nursing, first at Shaughnessy  Military, later at St. Paul's in  Vancouver, then at St. Mary's  Hospital at Pender Harbour,  and lastly, during ties last few  months of her very'useful life,  at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Winnipeg.  ���  Her  driving  force through  life seems to have been a keen  sense  of  duty, both  religious  and professional, aim with all  *���; she; was 'a; "merr^s^l^^ ' ? '':'" v  .     0���.���  _.,     hours   of  mean that   Gibsons will have . their time in this< labor of love  to raise $��495; Roberts Creek,    for the community.  $58p;  ^lso^ ^Creek,    $440;        T}l��� new h|J1 wiJ1 ^ a dream  Selma Park, $135-- Seehelt and    completed for  the first  pres-  Sechelt West,. $47o and Half-    ici6nt   George    Wright,   who,  m^on Bay, $275  The jboiard felt that road  appropriation for the coming  yiear was insufficient to do  any satisfactory amount of  work on the roads, and a letter  was sent to the member, Batt  Melntyre, expressing dissatisfaction with the figure.  CREDIT  FORMED  through most unfortunate, cir  cumstaiices, is- quite unable to  lend   further   physical  assistance, but his  intense  interest  has   not abated.  The building which is about  20x40, is aproximately a block  and a half "from the waterfront. Improvementis' will be  made when the finances permit, because of one stringent  rule which reads; This organization shall not contract for  Thei Peninsula! Credit Group,  formed abouTa month ago, is    an7 work unless cash 1S aval1"  holding a second meeting this    able for payment of such  evening in .the Legion . Hall,  Sechelt. Purpose: of the group  is ,.to work out a system of  credit ratings for the entire  Pen insula., according to Mrs.  C.-Nelson, who is secretary-  treiasiirer of the new group.  "The group will take in the  entire area from Pender Harbour to Gibsons ��� and beyond," Mrs. Nelson told the  Coast News, "and. we are  counting on the support of all  the merchants."  ��� ��� Charlie Lunn is president of  the group. .  And so it is hoped that in  the very near future a grand  opening night will be arranged  so that the public of the adja-  ievnt communities, may be able  to isee the final outcome, of  the endeavors of the Wilson  Creek Centre after two years  work.  Smoky Stover Dance  Was  Huge  Success  Gibsons;Volunteer- Eire Brigade dance held la.s-t Saturday  was their biggest and most  successful yet. General consensus of- opinion was that the  hall was as crowded a's a New  Year's dance, and the gathering as hilarious.. To add to the  merriment, the Smoky<> Stovers  put on a short brief floor  show, with burlesque chorus  line;. iPi'flliminary estimates  show that 350 ���nervous crowded  into the School Hall to enjoy  the music, the dancing, and  tlie fun.  MS SEYMOUR NARROWS  RESCUES PENDER  FAMILY  Five" persons narrowly escaped- death in Malaspinai Straits,  near Powell River, at 9 p.m.  Friday in a marine hit and  run  accident.  Two motorboats, lashed together and going from Pender  Harbour to Blind Bay, were  hit by an unindentified southbound Jug that failed to stop.  The motor boat occupants,  Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Pock-  Tant and thefir two small children and Scotty Dewar. all of  Pender Harbour, were rescued  half an hour after the accident  by the MS .Seymour Narrows,  a coast-wise ship well known  in .Peninsula ports.  Captain C. C. Wilson of the  Seymour said he saw lights  flashing    distress    signals    in  Kinsmen Request  The Xray Unit  Had your bellows checked  recently? The Kinsmen Club of  Gibsons has written the health  officials requesting that the  TB chest x-ray mobile unit be  sent this way again for free  x-ray service throughout the  Peninsula.  The unit is a large van fully  equipped with x-ray facilities  to give free cheeks on lung  * conditions. The van was made  possible through the purchase  of Christmas seals and since  its purchase has been kept on  the move throughout the  length and. breadth of the  province.  Kinsmen : decided to request the unit on behalf of the  residents of. Gibsons following  a visit last week by ��� Fred  Arnett and Harold Huggins,  TB society iofficials.. They were  in the Village to show movie  films at the recent regular  meeting of the Kin club'.'  According to Kinsmen President, Tom Lanson, the x-ray  ' will not be compulsory, but it  is hoped that as many residents of the area as ������ possible  will avail themselves of the  opportunity to check their  lungs for signs of the dread  killer. It takes only a minute  for a check ��� and may save  months of illness.  Malaspina Straits at 9.30 p.m.  Pulling alongside,  he--found  the boat occupied by the Pock-  rant's badly lioleef and. sinking. Dewar'sboat was slightly  damaged.  ���  Seymour; Narrows;, took the  badly wrecked boat in tow, and  ina^iaged to beach it ? at Fro-  lande'r Bay, south of ?Powell  River.  Gus Sivertz, from the provincial desk of the Vancouver  Sun, spoke briefly, but pointedly, to fifty board of trade members and wives Monday evening in the Mariner Cafe' at Gibsons..  He  said that  in most eases  the pio'neers had not planned  for the future and most towns  in this; province were poorly  laid out. He suggested that the  Gibsons and District Board of:  Trade set up a town planning  committee with raised sights  for a motor age and a jet age.  "We have been following  cow paths when building omnia in roads', and in. so doing'  we have wjasted millions of  dollars," he remarked.  Mr. Sivertz pointed out that  the beauty of Gibsons was  unmarred by industry and he  suggested tjhat we think twice  before bringing industrial  plants into the district. Our  heritage of snow-capped  mountains, somnolent isles, and  winding bays is of infinitely  more value than industry, he  said.  He made the observation  that one of the most important  projects for the future should  be the building of a happy  village where visitors will feel  at home, where children will  have playground and park  facilities, and where, because  of the friendliness of the people, visitors will, want to return.  Foild?Wiiig- ihe talk, Dr D7 T.  R. McColl of Sechelt showed  8 mm. color movies that he  and Tom Larson had taken on  and around the Sechelt Peninsula. Of special interest were-  the shots of Ferry Day where  some of the members of the  Boa'rd saw themselves "in the  movies."  As the Monday evening  meeting Avas  a  special  affair,  very little business was introduced. Following the reading"  of the minutes by Secretary  Jim Drummond, committee  chairmen reported briefly on  progress being made.  Pender Legion  Ladies Elect  Mrs. Mollv Joss has been  named president of the Ladies  Auxiliary to Post 112,* Canadian Legion, Pender Harbour.  Mrs. Cedric Reid-was elected  first vice-president, and Mr*.  Alice Brown second vice-president. Re-elected to the post of  secretary was Mrs. Caryl Cameron. New treasurer is Mrs.  B'essie Hambly, and Mrs. M.  (Scotty) Cameron was named  sergeant, at arms. The election  was held in the Hut at last  week's meeting.  Committee members named  were: Ways and Means, Mrs.  Wilson chairman, Mrs. Thelma  Bell, and Mrs. B. Hambly;  Social Convenor, Mrs. J. Connell; Press correspondent, Mrs.  Alice ?Brown.;     ��� ;;_^.,-..,^.-.i.���*,.-.._  Welbomed at meeting was  Mrs. Trytliall, who will be installed as a; member at the  next meetijig. Plans now beingv  considered fare a sale of work  to members at the next meeting, a concert and dance early  in May, and a sale of stationery and cards.  The sum of $45 wa's voted  to pay i!be cost of wiring the-  hall.  Choraliers  Delight  Sechelt  Audience  Last week, at the Canadian Legion hail in Sechelt, the  Legion presented the "Peninsula Choraliers" in a choral concert, interspersed with vocal and instrumental solos. The  audience was the largest ever to gather in this building. Many  stood throughout the whole program. Bach number presented  was received with mixed feeling of surprise and pleasure.  The choir, under the direction of Harold Roberts, gave  a very creditable performance  throughout the evening. From  the entry of that stirring  martial tune. Men of Harlech,  to the. finale, Bird Sonars at  Eventide; and Finlandia, w?Mi  songs, from the y>en of the  world's most famous writers.  including Shakespeare's "Sylvia1," set to music by Schubert,  then Coates. Nevin, Carl Bolm.  with Handel-Spross "W!^''--  E'er You. Walk," and s-?v��i^l  choruses in the lighter vei".  This first concert of tVr>  season shows the choir t'i V.  very much improved o^ov ^n  last season. Tonal qualities,  enunciation and timing, .wpv>  the! outstanding feature of  this well-trained  agoTeirati'^i.  The soloists were Mrs. IT'lri-  Lee, who is well, known tp f1.1  the local music'lovers. Mrs. F  Martin, who is- not so w-11  known in this district but v:h"  was received with much w"1'  deserved armlanse. p^rl ���"^-������^  Forst rf Wilson  Creek, who';*  violin  solo 5  were   one   of   the-  outstanding    features   of    this  very   enjoyable   evening.   This  youngster was accompanied at  the piano by her teacher, Miss  Marsraret Melntyre of Robesfe  Creek.   The   highlight  of   the  ���evenino"   was  the   presentation  of a lovely bouquet of flower/?  to the  official Choraliers'  accompanist, Mrs. Ted Norburn-  ��� This lady of. many letters gave  a   brilliant     n e r f o r m a n c e  throughout the- whole evening.  The  histrionic  ability   of Mrs.  Norburn   is  very   Avell   known  to many people on the Peninsula as well as to hundreds of  -music lovers on the mainland..  The    Choraliers    will    give-  their   second  concert  at  Roberts   Creek   on   Friday,   April  4,  under   the   banner  of   the.  Ladies Auxiliary to the VON.  Tickets  are  now  on  sale   and  you  are  advised   not   to   miss  this   show.    There'  will    be   a  slight  change  in -theis  second!  program.  Alio,   the  C-^raliers  will    anpear    at    Gibs  'is    oil  April 19. -���>>;  The Coast News      Thursday  March  20  1952  he '(Soost Mjeuis  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  (Established 1945)  .Authorized as second class mail,  Post  Office Department,   Ottawa.  SAM NUTTER, Production Manager  LES RIMES, Editorial Manager  Published  Every   Thursday.      ���     t  Hates of Subscription: 12 mos. $3.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  Bex 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  C^di  ���t  lionatd  The Elusive, Nebulous " They''  A conversation overheard the other day wais most uneniight-  ening. It concerned the; oft-talked-of, nebulous, and unpopular  "They."'The conversation, as we recall it, went something like  this.- ";_���;���  ���"Sure tjhey wiant war. They are gearing our economy to  ^ar."  "Yeah, they want to kill off the unemployed that way.  They're scarfed of the; unemployed."  "Tlhey want to see la: surplus of employables so that they  .can cut down on wages."  "Yeah. They want breadlines again."  "They are taxing us to death."  "Then they pay to import DP's to take jobs away from us."  'These elusive, unpopular "They," we found out later, re-  Jferred to the government.  So, that's what they want!  We (always thought that the members of parliament were  responsible to us, answerable to you and me for their'decisions.  In other words, it is you and I who are the government of  ^Canada. Not only are our parliamentarians responsible to us,  but. we; in turn are responsible to them ��� to see that they do  ^hieir job the wlajy we want it done.  Anyone who refers to government ��� whethfer federal, provincial, or villageZ^-a�� "They" is shirking his responsibility,  denying his citizenship, and can be blatoed for some of the  apathy that exists .today with regaaid to#hei gigantic job of Running a nation, or a pro vincifc, or ot *       v  Read  flight  eaaer s  Editor, The News,  ^Sir: ���  In a> news item published in  (,Co!ast News of March 13 issue  :a paragraph reads: "Commis-  'sioner William Skellett, one" of  Ihe prime movers of the bylaw, is in favor of transite  system while cautious R. Macnicol. would cause ��an .overlapping." What is meant by  "overlapping" the readers  guess is as good as mine.  Caution on the part of myself a�� chairman of. the finance'  committee and other members  of the commission brought  Gaibsons top price, in Canada*  'for 41/2 waterworks deibehtures  "in iF<eforuary. sales, as reported  in "CivicC Administration," a  municipal publication.  In regards to making a: decision on the type of pipe to  l-he-rased in our new waterworks  'installation, I shall miake  my  views known when the waterworks committee reports. This  report will be made by that  committee, which is composed  of Commissioners W. Skellett  and A. E. Ritchey, at a meeting of the Village Commission,  in committee on March 18.  That is the usual and proper  method of conducting village  affairs.  Yours truly,  Robert Macnicol,  Village Commissioner.  , Editor's Note: The last copy  of the Coast; News was  published hurriedly and some  lines in the water-system story  became misplaced. The paragraph in question should have  read: "Commissioner William  Skellett, one of the prime movers of the bylaw, is in favor  of the transite system while  cautious R. Macnicol would  like to know where the money  for a complete transite system  is coming from."  s Rpes Is Jet  Coast News Editor  Les Rimes is now the man  behind ?the editor's des,k,  stairting with- this issue of the  Coast* News. He has taken over  from Bill Sutherland who was  editor of this paper for the  ��� past three j^ears.  Les started his journalistic  career ���- if "career" it can.  be called ��� at the age of 17  when he wrote stories for a:-  British magazine. And, incidentally, they were stories  lauding the beauty of Howe  Sound and the Gulf Coast. He  has worked on several magazines, has had stories p.ublislhed  in magazines in several countries of the world, and has  assisted with the publication  of many weekly newspapers in  the- province.  Although Les is a newcomer  to our district, he is not entirely unknown, around these  parts. Doing a series of magazine section'articles on. B.C.  towns and villages for one of  the ' Vancouver dailies, he included in7 his itinerary, ait the  time, both Gibsons and Sechelt.  It was at that time, as a matter  of fact, tlia he saw the potential of the area, and has been  keenly interested in our growth  ever since.  This arid That Jg  BY MRS NESTMAN  This week we congratulate  ?Mrs. Chloe Day on becoming  a Grandma!��� we welcome  you in; the fold Chloe. A,hd  happy to hear .'Edi-tih and Ches.,  and the baby boy are doing  very well.  Our VO?N Nurse reports for  February that ;she had 27 new  leases *���;-4v;^n|ir;sing-?' care^ x6?/  adults, one mother and baby,  one child; 18 for health instructions.^ 2 pre-natal 3 new  mothers, 9 new babies,;6 mothers had pre-natal instructions.  To those, and other patients  carried over from January,  there were 144 calls: 46 nursing' eare,- 80 instructions, 8  patients not home,; 10 calls to  district.  We received two donations  ���during ?February; Also some  time ago we received various  articles for nursing patients.  Miss Bessie Seaman, western  regional superintendent,- is  visiting tlie branch from .  March 10; to 14. tShe will, be ��  present at our annual board  ���meeting. Literature of VON  will.': ibe sent to residents of  New Brighton, ������ who have  evinced interest in VON work.  An Auxiliary over there would  be a very; fine thing for the  Islands, and the folks over  there.       -     - -  St. Mary's Ladies will hold  a tea and sale of nome cooking  in   United  Church   base  ment March 20 from 2 till  5  p.m. Everyone  welcome! . .  They tell mei Harry Doren  suffered a very badly lacerated hand tihe other day.  Wonder when they are going all out on our Port Mellon  Road. We aliso wonder if it is  gomg tp be finished this year.  And ?we'also wonder-, if they���A  are going to black-top the Sechelt Highway.  New  Business  Premises Opens  Although without fanfare  and dinner jackets, another  new business premises opened  last Saturday on the main  street of Gibsons. The- new  12x12 building houses the real  estate- and insurance office of  A. W. Hoare, agent' for Consolidated Brokers of Vancouver. Mr. Hoare is a ? pioneer  businessman of Gibsons', but ���  up until the opening of-his  new office he carried on his  business from his residence in  "the   Headlands district.  "0ldat40,50,60r  ���Man> You're Crazy  ?torget your aget Thousands are peppy at 70. Try  pepping up" with Ostrex. Contains tonic lor weak;  rundown feeling duo solely to body's lack oi Iran  which many men and women call "old." Try  .Ostrex Tonle Tablets for pep. younger feeling; thus  very day. New "get acquainted" sis* e��lir,0Q9.  Ser sale at all drug stona evevwhara.  ���atiiuiBiimmsuMMiuumMin  FOR THE VERY,  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGQOPS  GROCERIES Z��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOeH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  a  dBnwipiiJM �������������������������������al>","��""11"*1,''"1����� ..wan.1  FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHOBTE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestanan  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  EQUIPMENT for   logging  1  1  SCHRAMM  Air Compressors.  MORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes.   *  E1MCO  Eoeker Shovels.  Dependable  .loading  .of  sand, rock and gravel for  miner or contractor....  Speed, power and tonnage  at new, low cost.  MINING AND CONSTRUCTION  Put more tools on the job -  specify SCHRAMM Tractor-  Compressors or towing type  models. Capacities 60 :��� 600  C.P.M.  Fast operation, high output,  with easy upkeep, are features  of these rugged shovels, cranes,  draglines and pullshovels.  Exclusive Agents .for British  I  I  I  m^s^gg��^^mg��m!^smmm  COMCERT  i  t  1  ��  Roberts Creek String Onlicsl ra  Columbia.  <<  We Service What We  Sell."  A. B. WING LTD  General Machinery Dealers  1383 Hornby Street-  Vancouver, fi. C.  TAtlow 1564  I'  I  I  1  I  1  1  IN   RECITAL  L  Hall  egion  March 28  Gib  sons  Ad  mission  ���Jse-'iiSS^W^^s^-i^S;  I ���  ^i=i^S5^BS=i-T*^SWKS*i&^S  ��� "1 Hidden Treasures  ''Hidden Treasures," latest  religious-science film of Moody  Institute of Science^ delving  into wonders of creation as  seen through telescope and  mirroseope, will he shown at  Gibsons Memorial United  Church, Friday, March -21,  a,t 8 p.m.  Among _ many . strangely  beautiful scenes,   the   camera  reveals minute flowers, ai hundred times smaller than the  smallest rose; strange microscopic deriizente of the, sea;  glassed-housp dfliatttts . cailljed  diatoms; iridescent cave crystals ; paramecia, minute animals with oars; and the clownish amoebaie, which look like  animated ink blots forever  changing shape.  Delving into infinitesimal  things of God'is creation, the  film contains ai featured sequence  oh diatoms ��� a one-  cell plant that builds and lives  in its own glass house. The  plant is so minute that it  would take 15 million to fill  au ordinary thimble.  With tihe 200-inch . lens of  the Mt. Palomar telescope ���  the world's largest���"Hidden  Treasures" reveals- some of  the hundred million island  universes airound the billion  light-year radius which have  recently been opened by the  fabulous instrument. '  Thursday  March  20  1952     The C<.ast Mews  Pender Harbour  BY SARAL.  ' Mrs. J. Stigsen and Mrs. J.  Baker have returned to Pender Harbour from Vancouver.  The M. Warnock's have left  for Vancouver aboard the  "Kerry W" to bo with their  ison, Fred, who is to undergo  surgery. ',  Mrs.    W. Warnock   is   now  home, from  the  hospital   wit&  her new son.  Mrs. Ken Bell arrived home  for a few days two wNeeks ago.  Extensive carpenter work is  going on at Peiper's store. If  a store can have its face lifted,  this one surely is. Wonder if  it is a "Pay-'n'-Pack."  Miss Marion Reid has joined  the staff at Garden Bay ?Lodge.  I'  iw^^Myy  *��f  ^  Jj  r '  I.  whw *vw ���!���    -Jy *wc  vA^W *${  *\   .-V  , ���,.'*%S>. ^.y^..yw.vAv.y//^rt^��<aWl'.M^WvM^A^^>X^ \ .    \    �����     ww    ,*w   /a a  INVESTORS HAVE  CONFIDENCE IN B.C.  When British Columbia electors in 1949 demonstrated  clearly that British Columbia believed in the freedom  system of enterprise and opportunity . . . as against  state control and ownership ... there began the greatest  flow of new Venture capital ever to move into a Canadian  province.  Right now British Columbia can look forward fo  the spending of more than ONE and ONE HALF  BILLIONS OF DOLLARS in major new develop,  ments of all kinds in the next three years.  We have the greatest pulp and paper expansion  programme of any region in the world; the biggest  new aluminum plant being built anywhere; the. most  important new oil pipeline project of North America;  some of the greatest power development projects  currently under way in either the United States or  Canada.  All this and more for onevreason only: '  ... British Columbians told the investing  world to have' confidence in the good sense and  stability of the people of this province.  Let's keep things right for B.C.'s growth!  C.   '   FEDERA fl'O  OF       TRADE        A N D        INDUSTRY ��� The Cnast New*     Thursday   March   20   1952  KAUFER   CHURCH   SUPPLIES  CATHOLIC SUPPLY HOUSE  Catalogue on Eequest  Mail Orders Solicited  808 Richards St. ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� PAc. 4*421  aBBUumwifJMii  gj��utTTrfflflv��qmii3��fl��ffr"  ' FOR  SALE  SEE OUR SUPPLY of used  battery radios and used electric vra:dios, $10 to $50. Gibsons  Electric, Phone 45.  1952 Morris Oxford. ��� A new  car with only 1800 miles. Good  reason for selling as this is an  ideal family car. Terms arranged. See Sam Nutter, Coast  News. tfn  Alder wood, $10.50 per cord;  Fir wood $11.50 per cord, delivered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  Gibsons. Phone 20-L tfn  HOUSE for sale at Gibsons;  three rooms and utility room,  jAodern plumbing. Waterfront  property. W. Emerson, Gibsons  ot phone 90-J. 12  __ c  House, 24x24 on 1/3 of. acre  finished, except for. bathroom,  sink, hot and cold water, du- ,  roid roof, road to door, three  minutes walk to main, highway, same.to governient float  Bit Bargain Harbour on Bargain Harbour Rd., one mile to  Madeira  Park.   II.   McCallum,  !��>),'   SALE   ^   White    leghorn    setting    eggs  from   UBC  stock.   Apply  Don  Trethaway,  R. R.  1,  Gibsons.  : .     : 13  PERSONAL  IP 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  PAINTING and ���  PAPERHANGING  SPRAY and^ Brush Painting  also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33  14  WORK WANTED  Bargain Harbour.  13  7 ��� 500x19   tires,  tubes and  rims, $30 car window, straight  8 motor and transmission $20.  J.  Eld red,  Roberts  Cre'ek.  12  Men's crepe soled Oxfords,  $6.85 and up; Men's boots,  scampers and dress Oxford.?;  Ladies shoes, 3E to 2A fittings;  Childrens sjhoes A, C, D .and  E. See Anderson's Shoes. X-  ray fitting.  HOUSE for sale at McNab  Creek, 3 room and bailh on  skids, cabinet and kitchen,  wired, full plumbing, except  tub. new lino throughout,  good cedar shingle^, $900 or  will take- car, truck, tractor or  Ihogs ia,s all or. part payment.  IFor further information write  "R. Baglole, 84 .Archibald 'Rd.,  New Westminster. 12  '*$6 Willys-Sedan. New brakes,  king' pin's, wiring, general  ���overhaul, 1952 license;, $275.  Hugh McCallum, .Bargain Harbour. . 14  Nine>.young laying -hens 'and  one rooster. Also studio lounge  in ;go)od. condition, priced ? for  "qHlck sale, and sawdust burner  -��� Gurney range ��� reasonable. -  ?]Vliis. Burton, Wilson Creek.  IPhone -5-U-,  Contractor open for every  branch of work connected  with housebuilding. Brickwork   expert in -chimney construction and all kinds of masonry..  Terms very reasonable and all  work given every possib^  care. 30 years established on  North Shore. For estimate and  advice apply R. Gosden. Phone  Gibsons  106 13  WANTED  FIR PILING & CEDAR  POLES,  .For specification and  other  information  Apply to  .     CANADA CREOSOTING  COMPANY, Ltd.  P.O. Box 158,  North Vancouver  Telephone: North 1421   '  tfii  NOTICE ~       ' '  We will not be responsible for  future bills incurred in our  name unless signed by Earl  jdi* Grace Laughlin. Effective  March-6. Ldgco Ltd., E and'G  Logging Co., Eagle Bay Logging Co., Ltd. ���    ' -14  WANTED TO RENT  Wanted to rent three bedroom,  house, with electricity.- Box 10,  Coast News. tfn  WANTED  .Small store and coffee .bar,  Madeira! Park. Doing good  business. Housle with property  -Included.. Pine future for  someone- 111 heialtlh forces sale.  Phone 9-M-2 Pender. 13  Gibsons   Kindergarten. __ There  are   vacancies  for new  pupils'  in  the   Gibsons  Kindergarten.  Mornings  only.     Age  4  to  S.Winifred.  N.;e.\v,  Gibsons  6454.  ?FOR HIRE   v ,  Registered Yorkshire bo'asr for  service at $10. Thor Christen-  son, Shaw Road, Gibsons.  13  3 H.P. Hiawatha outboard  anotor, little used; One 8 foot  Simond's bucking saw new;  One collapsible baby carriage  in good condition. P. W.  Farnsworth, R. R. 1, Gibsons.  Telephone 7-C  Modern bungalow'in-Gibsons,  .close in; grand view; very  attractive buy. Easy terms.  Consolidated Brokers* Phone  Gibsons 44. x  HAIR   RESTORED  PERMANENTLY  En.d embarrassment caused by  baldness: New scientific? formula, TH-10, quickly permits  haiir growth in all cases of  -baldness regardless of age or  condition. Formula HT-10 also  restores vitality to dry lifeless  and falling hair. Sold on a full  money-back guairan/tee. Formula TH-10 iist a liquid herbal  product harmltess to skin or  health. Write today for complete information to Dept. 250,  Thalia Herbal Products Ltd.,  3378 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C.  Halfmoon Bay  BY Mrs K. RAVEN  The Halfmoon Bay VON  Auxiliary held its first meet-.  ing of the year. March 16, at  the home of Mrs. M. Welsh,  Redroofs.  An election  of officers was  held. Mrs. Meuse is president,  and    Mrs.    Meikle    vice-president;    while    treasurer    Mrs.  Peterson    and   secretary  Mrs.  Mason   were   returned   by   acclamation.     Social     conveners  are   Mrs.    Nutio    for    Middle  Point, and. Mrs. Tait for Halfmoon  Bay. A  vote  of thanks  was   tendered  past  president,  Mrs. Jack Burrows, for a very  successful   year.    A   draw   is  planned for early summer, and  the annual bazaar for, fall.  Next  meeting  w411   be  held  .   on April 6 at Hide-away, home  of Mrs. Mense.  Congratulations also to Mr.  and Mrs. Harry Mtinson, proud  parents of a little sister for  Jian. She was born February  27 in Vancouver. We are  sorry to hear that Harry must-  leave for Tranquille.  Thirty-three years of marriage was celebrated by the  "Paddy" Welsh's of .Redroofs  on March 1. Hope .you have  many more. And many happy  returns of t>he day to Mrs. Wilf  Scott and Earl Laughlin who  passed another milestone recently.  I shall no doubt be pounding  ���a path to your door in the  near future, armed with entry  forms for pur forthcoming  Talent Night, scheduled for  May.; 17. A letter of information and an entry form was  mailed to'every resident of the  Bay two weeks ago,  ,  LEGAL  LAND ACT  In the Land Recording IXistrict  of Vancouver and situated in the  vicinity of D.L. 1425, Group 1,  N.W.D., Cockburn Bay, Nelson  Island. ...  Take notice that Louis .Harry  Roberts of Billings Bay, occupation  Retired, intends to apply for per.  mission to purchase .the following  lands:   ' . <,  Commencing at a post planted  about 25? chains ��outh of the N.E.  corner of D.L. 1425; thence 20  chains East; thence 20 chains  .North; thence 20 chains West;  thence 20 chains South, and con.  taining Forty acres more or less.  LOUIS  HARRY   ROBERTS  Dated February 20, 1952.  SEE  THE COAST NEWS  FOE RUBBER STAMPS  USE  THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED ADS!  Now-  To Better Serve the Sechelt Peninsula  we have obtained the  LEGAL  LAND   ACT  In the Recording District of  "Vancouver and in the vicinity of  D.L. 1425, Group 1, N.W.D. Cape  Cockburn, Vancouver Island.  Take   notice   that   Louis   Harry  Roberts   of'Billings   Bay.   Retired.  intends to apply for permission to  purchase   the   following   described  land:   . ,  Commencing at a \post 20 chains  East from the S.E. corner of D.L.  1425; thence East about 30 chains  along the shore; thence NoTth 20  ���chains; thence .West 30 chans;  South to shore. .,   ���      -  Containing 40 acres more or less.  Dated February 20th. 1952.  LOUIS  HARRY  ROBERTS  LEGAL  . LAND   ACT  Notice  of Intention to  apply to  purchase Land.  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situated in. the  Vicinity of D;L. 6129, Gp. 1,,N.W.D.,  Blind Bay, Nelson Island.  Take notice that Raymond  Mitchell Shuck of Billings Bay,  occupation fisherman, intends to  apply for permission to purchase  the following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  on high water mark of Blind Bay  ���, 10 chains north and 1 chain  east from the northwest corner of  D.L. 6129; thence east 3.5 chains;  thence north 8 chains; thence west  5 chains to H.W.M. of Blind Bay;  thence southerly along said H.W.M?'  to point' of commencement, and  containing 3.8 acres, more or less.  RAYMOND MITCHELL SHUCK  Dated March 12th, 1952.  ,.  agency-  Radio and  Electrical Repairs  -Venetian- blinds ���  assys no  ectriG  Sechelt ��� Phono 25-J  i-jHumnMuihum���Ma  an  IRE CT0.R  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference . .  RADIO   REPAIRS  RADIO REPAIRS  Fast   Service  Efficient  Workmanship  WILLIAM FORTT  Phone  24 S 4  BUSINESS SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete   Accounting  Service  . Income  Tax  Problems  Secretarial Work  Phone:   Sechelt 55  B. W.'M. BONE  Chartered Accountant  1045 JV. Pender St, Vancouver, B.C.  Phone TAtlow 1954  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  45  Appliances  ���   Fixtures   ~  Radios  Washing Machines  Member.   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 -��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete  Installation  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  WALLY'S  Radio and, Electric  Sales ��� Service  Agent for Marconi Products  Phone   Sechelt 25.J  FLORIST Zy.   ??  Flowers  for  all -occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals. ���  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O; Box 28.  GIFT STORE '     "Z  Headquarters   for  Wool,   '  > ���.   ..  y   '.. ��� '���  Lotions '��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts.  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  '     Gibsons, B. C.  PLUMBING  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies _��� Fixtures  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  ;    GIBSONS  .���    ,      Agents for.  RCA Victor  Records  .  .. ��� Columbia Records  Frigidaire  Ranges and  Refrigerators        . i...  ��� ' Beatty Pumps and  -     Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� ��� Phone Gibsons 32  REAL ESTATE and  INSURANCE  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and   District's   Only   Full  Time Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  Phone Gibsons 37  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  . Welding anywhere' ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  SECOND HAND STORE  .,      ?Hardware ��� China  \  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ������ Books  WE BUY __ TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  BEER BOTTLES /��� ,  Will  call  and  buy for  cash,  beer  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  .  Calls  made   at intervals  from  Hopkins to Irvine's Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN ���*,  Wilsen Creek.  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J School  News  by  MAUREEN  ROSS  Student Council Officers  /The inauguration ceremony  was held at an assemgly in the  gymnasium,     March  5.  The  assembly was opened with the  singing of "0 Canada," and  the studente were accompanied  by Karen Stockwell.  Mrs. J. Glassford spoke of  the objectives of tihe student  organization, Avhioh means the  school as a whole. L. Peterson  paid tribute ' to .the elected  officers. Mrs. B. Rankin swore  j.n the president, Jack Phillips-;  Mr',-. C? Day swore in the  secretary, -Norma Wallis; J.  Stonp swore in the treasurer,  . Betty Pratt., W. Peers led the  school in. the school, pledge,  which the students all repeated. The a>?semb>y was closed  with the singing of "God Save  The   Queen."  Inter-house Competition  The, first intfor-hoiiise com-,  petition basketball game played in the gymnasium was between the boys of houses B  aiid C- The -juniors score, was  16-12 in faivor of house B, and  the seniors was 26-2 in favor  of house C?  The girls' games corresponding to .the former boys'  games were played a couple of  days later, and their scores  we're 16-15 for the junior house  A "team, iand 16-16 for the .  senior teams.        '  Visitors Day at School  March 5 was the visitors day  at. the Jiiriior7Senior High  School and..quite, a few parents  turned up during the day, as  well as in the evening. They  seemed to. enjoy the' evening  classes, whic)h gave them an  opportunity to inspect the  school    and    to    observe .the  West Sechelt      >-  BY MARGARET ALLAN  . Mr. and Mrs. 'Neil? Hanson  had their nephew,' Donald  Marshall, staying with .them  for a few days. Norman Taylor.  has recovered from a bout of  lumbago, Jim Derby has been  suffering, with  stom'ach  flu.  It is such a pleasure, to? see  things growing .'.again, it gives  us new hope. I think the cows  -have gone commie1'; I had a  deputation of seven cows'.witih  a brief: ''We are sorry .that  some of us-.haviei turned- gang- /  ster and eaten Pa'stor Elliot's  winter c'a'uliflower, the rock  plants in rockery, also. Red  Ma.eFartene's precious winter  cabba'gey and all the other mischief we have created. If you  look for the reason behind the -  crime, you will find .that we  would prefer crushed oats and  bran to grazing 'among rocks  and stump ranches where  thieve is nothing to eat. We.'  don't like-, our ribs showing.  We prefer: tihe Peace; River or  .unemployment insurance. Signed, Josie, jo^ie and Josie."  (Poor dumb a'nimals!)   ���  Had ia visit from Carl Read,  just returned from Korea. He  served Severn" months in a boat  shuttling between Japan and  Korea, and had some hair-raising experiences. He says ,the,  Japanese peopl/ei look healthy ���  they don't eat-as much as we  do; get by,on two meals-a day.  They have so many dishes they  cook with rice (brown) ��� I  only know about two. The  Americans have grafted, their  Delicious Apple there, and the  apples arei growing bigger  than they do in the States. As  for Korea, Ugh! He found the  Red Cross eyerywhere; doesn't  know how they make their  money spin out as- they do.  This is a plug, of course. We  are coming. around.  classes   which   their   children  take.  '' Educational'' Visitors  At School  During Education Week,,  visitors , who hold different  position1? in their work, visited the Junior-Senior High  School to give the students all  the information that they possibly could on their own positions.  Mr. Larson, the bank manager, of the local Bank of Montreal, spoke to the students of  the qualifications necessary  for banking and of the room  for advancement in banking.  The students were quite impressed and ventured to ask  questions about various banking procedures.  Miss     C.   Lysakowski,     the  FARMING IS A BUSINESS  Here is the Book for  Businesslike Farmers  The, Farm Account Book,  prepared, by the Dominion  Department of Agriculture  and issued b}* the Bank of  Montreal, is just the book that  farmers need to keep an effective, helpful record of the yield  of their farms. The latest issue  of the book has now come off  t,he press, reports; Tom Larson,  manager o.f the B of M at.  Gibsons.  "The B of M Farm Account  Book," he''.?ays, "helps a-farmer keep an exact check on the  produce of each part of his  farm, and the v'alue of that  produce. It includes a permanent record of varieties, crop  yields land soil treatments, and  also enables a farmer to main- '  tain an up-to-date inventory  of his livestock and of his  machinery and implements. It  helps him check the developement of his farm over the year,  and thus decide where his  profits are; coming from and  where he may need to alter  his'plans for  the future."  It certainly pays: to ' know  what part ofyany Operation is  making money,' and what part  isn't. Any farmer who would  like? a copy, of this useful  Account Book is invited to  apply, for it at the Bank of  Montreal !at Gibsons. Either  call in when you're next in  town, or drop a line to Mr.  Larson. ��� Advt.  local Public I^alth nurse gave  the senior girls information, on  the wide field of nursing. She  -gave the students an idea, of  the hospital life of a student  nurse; the requirements necessary for entering training, and  the amount of training required before the student nurse  can receive'her R.N. The students all appreciated Miss  Lysakowski's talk and they  now have 'a! wider knowledge  of nursing.  Elphinstone vs. Vancouver  Member.? of the senior boys  and girls basketball teams  were, host to the teams- from  the Vancouver Tech School  on March 7,in the school gymnasium. The scores were 29-5  for the Tecih girls, and 41-33  for the Tech boys.  Thursdav  March  20  1952    The Coast News  Date Pad  Provincial Travelling Library open Thursday and Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., at the home  of Mrs. Nestman, Front Street.  A good, up-to-date selection of  both Fiction and  non-Fiction.  The Gibson Garden Club  meets in tihe United Church  Hall Tuesday," March 25, at 8  p.m.'  CHURCH   SERVICES  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  March 23���4th Sunday in Lent  St. Bartholomew's Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.m.'Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Even Song  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  '      The Open Door ��� to Rest  and Peace.  All Welcome!  11.00 a.m. Holy  Communion  3.00 p.m. Children's   Service  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  '2.00 p.m. Even Song.  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9?45 a'.m. Sunday  School  11.00 a.m. Public  Worship  Roberts Creek:  .2.00. p.m. Public Worship  Selma Park:  3.30? p.m. Public Worship  Port Mellon:  7.30 Friday Evenings  An "invitation is extended to  all who have no other church  hom&.  ore  F  or  IF your car is a 1940 to 1948 model, we will allow up to  $200 more en a trade on a new car or ;truck as we  have customers waiting for these models.  1952  Chevrolet  4-Door Sedan  $2619  taiinsula Motor Products Ltd  "The name that means a good deal."      "  PHONE  W2LSON   CREEK   5����  Around Murdoch's  BY   MYRNER  Barney Warden is again a  patient in Shaughnessy Hospital. We hope he will soon be  feeling fit again and -return  home.  We all welcomed Mr. and  Mrs. Horace Williamson home  after their two months holiday.  Mrs. Donald Ross is in. Van-  couvjer and Mr. and Mrs. Doug  Pa.'rkei? left for the big citv  on Saturday.  Wee Dougie Sladey is the  guest of his grandmother, Mrs.  Murdoch here, and sisitter  Patsy   is  visitin'o-   her   srand-,  mother Sladey in Agamemnon  Bay, while their parents, Mr.  and Mrs. O. Sladey, are away  on a holiday.  Fire Brigade  Draw  Seehe.lt Volunteer Fire Department held its draw Saturday evening during the  Rhythm a ires Dance at the Legion Hall. First ticket drawn  was that- of Jim Plumridge,  and he wins a radio. Second  prize, a coffee peculator, was  won bv Barbara Billings!ey.  Kennedy Paul, who, incidentally, was one of the. members  of the orchestra, had his ticket  drawn    for    third    prize ��� a  teapot.  Qs-atidvlew Hospital $k f^asrsirag Home  Chronic and Convalescent Cases  1090 Victoria Drive ��� VANCOUVER, B.C. ��� HA 0137  Write- or wire for further information.  mxaummmiwBaaBBBBaL  STANDARD OP THE WORLD  Latest printing now available in both  Senior and Junior sets.  602 Rogers BMg\ ��� VANCOUVER. B.C. ��� ?RLA 3613  Write or phone for further information.  New Spring Lines Now In  Shortie  Coats ���; Nylon  Dresses  Waffle  Pique  Dresses  Children's  Wear ��� Shoes  for   the  family  SECHELT  SPRING  CLEANING   ITEMS  Farfex  16 oz.  large  pkt  30��        .   32 oz.  per gallon  *J\s  !4e  ��  o'Z   OZ  Good supply of local Cod Fillets  38<p  Mjik^<t-i.jtj��w..mjwpiag��rmfTmwf*Mi.Miin.)m moi  ii mil hi   iiii  See the Seed  display  in  our  hardware  section  .      SEEDS -*��� FERTILIZERS  GARDEN TOOLS  V3en's Dress  Belts  FULL LINE OF MEN'S SWEAT SHIRTS  AND JERSEY SHIRTS  Now open s"x days per week, except Sunday.  HOURS Monday ��� Friday   9-6 p.m.  ���      Saturday .' 9 - 6.30p.m.  YOUR RED AND WHITE STORE  Union General Store  Phone Sevhe.lt 18 The Coast News    Thursday  March 20* 1952  Now that the Village of Gibsons is getting closer to installation of nearly $50,000 of new water main, it may be of interest  to hear the picture for future waiter supply.    Following  iS art, excerp ot  reports handed to Commissioners by Clerk Robert Burns,  who is probably best fitted of  all local officials to give advice  on this very serious- question.  1. SUPPLY     '  Commencing at the top end,  Inge Creek; Apparently the  present intake is collecting all  the water visible at this source,  and the pipe delivers it to the  main reservoir. It is possible  that an increase in flow, perhaps considerable, could be  obtained by excavation at- the  source,to bed-rock or hard-pan.  I would not like to venture  any opinion on this.  Further down another spring  was   tapped   in  a  couple   of  years ago and gave a fair flow  during all of 1950; that is, a  2" pipe about full, though at  low velocity. During 1951 very,  little water was obtained from  this  source,   and  that  mostly  contaminated.    The   decreased  flow of water was a result of  weed   growth,   vegetable^ deposit,   etc.,  blocking the flow  from  the   springs to  the  pipe  line,  so that the water oozed  away  through   the    soil.   The  installation  here  wate   of   ex>-  perimental character, to determine what water could be obtained ; I suggest that the area  of the  spring should  be  property  and thoroughly  cleaned  ' out  so  that the  full   delivery  would be put into the reservoir  aaid that  a fence1 bei built so  that    contamination    of    the  spring by roaming  stock will  cease. A short fence should be  set up also at the upper intake  so that stock will not readily  have access to the areas above  the intake.  The main springs at the reservoir appear to contain a  good supply, and there is perhaps no work required there;  unless, perhaps, cleaning sedimentation from the bottom of  the  reservoir.  I  am  not  sure  means    no   heavy   expense   in  intake  dams and long supply  mains.  Pumping  equipment  is  set up on the job. During the  past   year    sample,   of  water  from these springs have been  unsatisfactory,   but   it    seems  likely,  in view of past experience, that if proper measures  wjerei  carried   out  to   protect  the  water  from  local  surface  contamination   sa'mples  would  again be  satisfactory  as they  were  for  many   years.  Alternatively,  if  reasonable efforts  toward local protection do not  prove  completely satisfactory,  installation  of  hypo-chlorinating equipment can be done for  seven or eight hundred dollars.  Such    equipment    would     be  fully automatic, and operating  costss would*  not   be  great.   I  would  suggest here,  that  investigation' be made into   the  matter of drilled wells at this  source, in place of digging and  cementing.   I  have  no   experience  with  drilled wells,   and  can   offer   no   definite   recommendation; however, the practice is  gaining in  favor very  rapidly     in    Frasetf    Valley,  where excellent flows of pure  water   are   obtained   in spots  which    to    an   ���inexperienced  eye seem to be almost certain  to be impure.. Thjere is also the  question  of locating the' place  to   drill;  in   these  matters  it  would   seem  likely    that  the  advice   of   someone  of  experience should be obtained as a  guide.  I stress the advisability of  making use of every gallon of  water that is so close to us; V  this Village is going to need  a lot of water, and the cost  of tapping in remote mountain  creeks will be very high. We  hold rights for 50,000 gallons  per day at the Village springs,  and there is every reason to  believe that amount, possibly  more, can be. obtained.  The above deals with water  supply   directly    adjacent   to  that this is necessary, but the'    present mains   or  reservoirs;  matter might be studied.  East of the main reservoir,  on Village property, there are  a number of untapped springs.  Mow from these is almost  impossible to estimate, but I  would hazard la guess of a  total of perhaps 20,000 gallons  per day. Perhaps the best way  to proceed with any development here would be to put in  a bull-dozer to ��� discover the  actual sources, and then it-  would be possible to more  closely estimate flow. Any:  water available here would be  very easily put into the main  supply line.  The Village holds water  rights, of 120,000 gallons per  day-; jpn tihe above combined  sources.  A very important source of  water that has very much  deteriorated in recent years is  the Village springs. A few  years ago these springs were  delivering more than 2,000  gallons per.hour to the pumps,  and very considerable water  was still by-pasising the intakes. These springs appear to  be fed from some very remote  source, from local knowledge  have befen flowing for more  sixty years, the water still  appe'ars at the beach, so there  appears every reason to believe it can again be obtained  for the pumps. The water, in  whatever volume may be obtained, will be at a: point  adjacent to  the mains, which  more water than seems to be  available is certainly going to  be needed as time, goes on; I  attach hereto a memorandum  dealing with possible sources  of water in localities farther  afield.  (Continued on page 7)  (See Burns Water)  AL JORDAN  Listeners pick the "winner*" for cash  prizes when "Disc Jockey" AI Jordan  takes over on track 980i "RACEWAY"  is' a musical quiz game that's really  different!  Dial 980 Monday through  - Friday at 3:45 p.m. r    ��� '  Exempt Pensioners  rges Maclil  Use The   Coast News Classified  Relief to B.C. citizens in the  low income bracket is one of  the desires voiced by Batt  Maclntyre, MLA, when he  addressed the government recently.  He said he was sorry the  main legislation on the three  important reports ��� hospital,  workmens' compensation and  the industrial conciliation ���  would have to wait for the  next session of the legislature  for sweeping changes.  "I ani most anxious to-see  proper legislation which will  give relief to citizens of low  income brackets. This can only  be done, he said, "by abolition  of co-insurance and exempting  them from payment of hospital  insurance? premiums as ��� has  been recommended in the report handed down by the B.C.  H.I.S.  inquiry committee."  SO ib. bags      per  f.o.b. Gibsons  These prices are provided the Farmers' Institute, order  is for 25! tons. Cash must accompany your order.  Apply  Howe Sound Farmers' Inst.  Mrs. M. LeFEUVRE, Secretary  R. R. No. 1, Gibsons, B.C.  ��������rt��M������sWi����l^a��B>������M����MtCTlE����������  Stenographer Wanted  A part-time stenographer is required for Elphinstone  Junior-Senior High School. Particulars may he obtained  from Mr. A. S. Trueman, Principal.  Kindly state qualifications, experience and salary  expected.  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES  Sechelt District No. 4(?  Gibsons, B.C.  '������iitanniMwj�������ctb��w  ����MreCT��^MB��i��BMBBl��s^��nfftiT*lTWB��^in^  The Canadian Infantry Soldier is a vital \  part of our expanding defence forces. In Korea  he has built a wonderful reputation for his  courage1 and ability. Wherever he goes, the     '  Canadian Soldier has a way of winning friends ���-  of impressing both friend and foe with his outstanding  training and soldierly qualities.  The Infantry Machine Gunners are an integral  part of the Canadian infantry regiments. With their  heavy and accurate fire power, the Infantry Machine  Gunners have time and again in Korea proved how  extremely important they are in attack and defence.  Play your part in Canada's most important business today, defence.  Ycu are eligible if you are: 17 to 40 years Of age, (tradesmen  to 45), physically fit and ready to serve anywhere.  Apply to the nearest Recruiting Depo>t:  No. 11 Personnel Depot,  4201 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.  Listen to "Voice of the Army" ��� Tuesday  and Thursday evenings ��� Dominion NetWork.  CANADIAN ARMY  *��Wifr^fflS;i?^y BURNS WATER  (Continued from page  6)  2. FUTURE SUPPLY  In-a memorandum I submitted March 24, 1951, I. drew  attention, to the need of careful study of possible supplies  of water to provide for tlie  -certain needs in the perhaps  hear future.  Perhaps # general {picture  ? of tihe situation should be  drawn: It must be understood  that this Village is not fortunately situated as regards a  source of water, of large volume near at hand. A study of  the topography of the, surrounding territory will explain  this; we are located in what  amounts to a tip of a peninsula; contours of the drainage  area; behind us rise very  steeply, and provide little possibility of natural - summer  storage; precipitation on the  mountain back of us runs off  very rapidly to the*sefa. There  is no sunmier flow of water of  any important volume, closer  than seven miles, and erven at  that distance no really large  flow is found. Almost certainly  applications for water rights  on nearly any of the sources,  within reiach. is liable *to meet  opposition from persons and  communities who also need  water, and would represent  that their potential rights  should not be over-ridden.  A proposal has been mad'e,  and received some study by  Boards of Trade (and others,  ���to form a metropolitan water  area, when all the interested  communities would unite in  putting hi a waiter supply  syjstem to supply the whole  area. So fia,r, nothing has been  accomplished in that direction,  but I firmly believe, it is the  only ultimate solution, and  this��?Village is possibly the.,  logical ^ocly^-to ?prQyjde?.J:eiader^v;  ���ship??^H6weye?r,;v"pending such-'  solution, which will cost many  thousands -;of dollars, we must  make? eyery?v effort to', ensure  that we are? able to provide  water for our? own system?.   ~ ?  In -the  memorandum unen- ���  tioned above, 'I pointed to two  sources within   possible  reach  that offered  promise of some,  water to angment-present supplies.  I think .little was done  during tihe year to investigate  these .sources, and from limited  observation I had opportunity'  for, it would appear that further and.more scheduled study  would be worth while. I was  not able to\ niake any study of  Langclaile  Creek, but think  it.  might be considerable, and the ?  sources are fairly well removed .  from any present human habitation. Z"Z.-.'.'  The sources'-suggested in  the last preceding two paragraphs ��eem' to cover most of  the available water, of any  reasonable volume, that could  be   tapped   into   the   present.  system without going so far  afield as to make the proposition almost prohibitive for  this Village to 'handle on its  own resources.  The above enumerated con-  ditions, the scarcity of any  important source of gravity  supply water near at hand,  and the extremely high cost  of supply mains if it becomes  necessary to go far afield,  makes it. advisable that all  local sources should be utilized  to the maximum.  I return again to the advisability of making the fullest  use of all water that can be  obtained from our sources at  Village Springs, and possible  other similar sources; and  again I would urge that information be obtained as to  drilling or boring for water.  If this is practical here, and  in vieiw of the success achieved  in other places, the plan appears promising, it is very  passible that drilling or boring  could be done on the Village  property at D.L. 1313 to obtain  very considerable water. Burring recent yea'rfs; the installation of fairly reliable land  fairly cheap electric power in  thei area has made possible the  use of automatic. pumps so  that wlater can be had without  dependence on gravity, or thei  very costly use of pumping  engines that required constant  attention. Gravity flow is very  desirable but the cost of long  supply lines coupled with possible h'elavy installation and  mlaintenance costs of intakes,  can nullify some of the ad-  vantages-. L  Another matter that I think  should be realized, is that  almost, certainly it will .become  necessary to chlorinate the  supply from iany probable  source now visible, if we are  to ' maintain 'health standards  ,#& cprescmbed -by the Provincial--  Government. Any source of  water witlhin many miles of us  is either in; an areavof human  habitation or drains through  land that w^ll be continuously  "and vinereasingly.travelled by  ihumans. There is also the constant contamination, to some  extent, by animals, both wild  and domestic. On the other  hand, water from deep drilled  wells, in situations of close,  proximity, to fairly dense  population, may be very pure.  Hoav ever, I do not think the  possiblei need of ehlorination  should weigh heavily; from  conversation I had during the  past year with both equipment  firms . and Government engineers, I gather that installations  costs are not prohibitive, and  the technique of use quite  simple.     .  G(  Gli  ower oieanings  BY GYPSY TOWERS  A bright crisp March day  and all signs indicate the  scourge of colds has now  abated. Peace land quiet'reign  on the-waterfront.  The J. D. Smith's on the  mend. Pet^ Nicnolson wishing  he were twins, one to get the  wood supply in and the other  to get thei early spuds planted.  William Bow on business to  Victoria^. Mrs. Bow taking a  sprint to the city. Lena Town-  send, brother Jim and working party helping on the alter-  tions.  Mrs. Harry Chaster, entertaining the St, Bartholomew  W.A. Among, those" present  after an enforced absence for  several months, Mrs;. George  Westali with her little bundle  of joy, Baby Jimmie. Mrs. F.  W. Dawson packing bundles  for Carcross. The Beaton's  Plymouth safely tucked away  in its new garage. Sandy still  pining for his tinkling collar.  Mr. and Mils.. Ernest Rea enjoying a brief sojourn at their  cottage. James Sinclair^ Sr���,  doing the same. Mr.. a,nd Mrs.  W. Gray making a surprise  visit to see 'how their garden  stood the winter. Tom Dick  welcomed home for a well deserved holiday, ien joy ing some  good home cooking. Archie  Mainwaring feeling better.������  scouring the Bay for bark.  S. A. Porteous answering ai  call to town for a deer dinner,  joining Mrs. Porteous who has  been visiting son, Dr. William  Porteous. No lack of storage  space in the new Mainil home  -^- clipboards to the right, to  the. left and overhead! Fascinated with the patio? at the F.  Earle's home on the? Highway,  large rounds of wood painted  in brilliant colpjrs. Most  attractive:- Albertf^rowhurst  having ai session" with'the dentist. Back in the monkey busi-  Thursday  March  20  1952    ihe Coast News  ne*s. with repeat orders from  New York.  "The Rev. and Mrs. Oswald  paying calls on their ailing  flock ��� cheering the convalescents with a hearty laugh, a  smiling face and Irish wit.  Instead of killing the fatted  calf, the Percy Farnsworth's  wringing the necks of a' couple  of red roosters when daughter  Jean, Winston Mair and Nancy  Jean arrived unexpectedly  over the weekend. Calling in  daughter Leonus and her  family from next door, the  festive board was spread and  a happy family reunion ensued. Oh, that five-a-day ferry  schedule, one never knows who  is coming and when!  Hear Mr. Bond on the Lower  Road has been in hospital  with eye trouble. Hope all is  well again now. Mr. and Mrs.  A. B. ?B. Hill are getting itchy  feet  to   get   back    to    Gower  where the outlook is fresh and  green., Mrs. Monteith, from  around the bend, sallying  forth to check on the welfare  of the dwellers in the Bay.  Reporting a good winter,  apart from brief attacks of  flu. Garden well advanced for  this time of the year. Sowing  alfalfa to feed the goats.  EE    ESTIMATES  Stucco is the answer to many  of your home brightening  problems. Stucco is also the  finest finish you can use in  that new house.  For all your stucco needs  have your local plasterer  give you a  FREE ESTIMATE  Phone  21-K  Roberts   Creek  BENSON'S   CHIMNEY   SERVICE  Sydney Duroid Roofing ��� Chimney Sweeping ��� Vacuum  Cleaning ��� Furnace, stove and chimney repairs ��� Eavestroughs  cleaned, repaired and renewed ������ Flashings and chimney pots  installed ��� Roofs repaired.  ��� *  725 St. Andrew's Avenue  North   Vancouver North 2666  iuiiiiMMJU)uiiummnmmM Muuiiiiymuamii tm* �����*��***���* mi *���'  WE ARE IN THE  JVIARKET FOR  WINDFALL  OR  GREEN OLD GROWTH FIR ��� ALSO FOR TIGHT  RINGED, CLEAN SECOND GROWTH FIR  SUCRE LUMBER Co. Ltd.  Saw Mill ��� North Road ��� Gibsons  ��� Phone 82 or 68-S ���  I:!  {^�������������������������������������������������������l����������<Ma��B������>��*��MB��B����l��MlBtBl��l��1111111111131111waait����Bgl^  Wm. McKadden  Optometrist  GIBSONS   .  Phone Gibsons 91  . Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why go to Vancouver for  Ontical Service ?  s?TT:?:SSa��BS5=5^SO  As close as your mailbox each week-  The COAST NEWS  ���   by annual subscription  ..... and cheaper too!  ONLY $2.00 A YEAR  SUBSCRIBE NOW  0  ���See  THE COAST NEWS  ��� for ���  QUALITY  PRINTING  We are so confident of the very bright future of  Gibsons and area that we have built & brand new office,  . Centrally located next to Howe Sound Trading Company  Store. Here on the main street of Gibsons we will be  even better able to take care of your real estate and  insurance needs. You will [like our courteous friendly  c service, and we cordially invite you to drop in and discuss your problems with us ��� anytime ��� it's always  a pleasure to see you.  REMEMBER ���- whether buying ��� selling ���  renting ��� leasing ��� exchanging ��� or just  thinking about real estate, it will pay you to  *?������'�����      talk it over with us ��� we get results.  The Consolidated Brokers ltd.  A. W. HOARE, Mgr.  Gibsons, B.C.  H. E. WILSON, Salesman  Phone Gibsons 44  is but  another name  for wisdom  SOCRATES  THE   HOUSE   OP  SEAGRAM  MEN WHO THINK OF TOMORROW PRACTISE MODERATION TODAY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia* Thursday   March  20   1952  8  The Coast New?  SECHELT  BY ARIES  We had a very pleasant  surprise when we listened for  the first time to a concert in  the Legion Hall by the Peninsula Choraliers. The hall was  filled to capacity. We could  not help thinking how fortunate we are in having the  Choraliers in our midst. Many  had to stand all evening, but  the time passed quickly. Only  favorable comments were  heard on all sides! We enjoyed  the sea chanties with AI Jackson in the solo parts. Men of  Harlech was very well rendered as was also all the other  chorus's.  Mrs. F. Martin of loco was  one of the sruest soloists and  was encored time and again.  She has a very pleasing voice  and charm of manner, and of  course, our own Hilda Lee in  a very prfqtty little number,  "My Mother Bids Me," which  was very well, received. Hilda's  voice is well known here and  needs no comm'ent from us.  Violin selections by Carol  Forst were much enjoyed,^ accompanied by Miss Margaret  Maclntyre.  Community singing is a  must at these gatherings with  Bob Cooke at the piaiio. The  ladies quartet included Mrs.  L. S. Jackson, Mrs. H. Lucken,  Mrs. H. Stockwell, Dorothy  Robbilliard.  Space will not allow a detailed resume of the program  but* every item was enjoyable,  with a word of thanks from  Captain A. Johnson, president  of the Sechelt Branch of the  iJegion, who will benefit by  this concert. Presentation of  a! bouquet of flowers was made  to Mrs. Ted Norburn, choir  accompanist.  Met Mr. and Mrs, Cox of  Selma Park going in to town  on the ferry. They fell us they  are leaving Selma. to live on  the North Shore. We will miss"  seeing them, and hope they  will be happy in the new location. Daughter Gladys (Mrs.  ?Harry Batchelor) was also  along doing her duty by the  caged canaries.  : Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Rob-  billiard and Mr.�� and Mrs.  Ellfs Prendegast with their  little children were in town  for a visit. The children are  having a lot of fun on the  ferry.  One of our local boys is now  in the army -����� Bill Morrison  has joined the Princess Pat's.  Bill is a brother to Betty  Lumsden, our Pro Rec instructress. His mother also  lives at Porpoise Bay. We  wish  him well.  We were pleased to receive  a    card    from    Mrs.    lnnvar  Haass, the former Nora Dunn,  mailed from Jamaica. Nora-^ is  again on the liig'h seas with  her husband, and loves every  minute of it. She was recently  in New Orleans where a bundle of the Coast News' caught  up with her, so we get around,  loo. Says she will be on the  way home soon, perhaps late  spring.  Mr. and Mrs. John Bertram  were here for, a short visit to  Mrs. Bertram's parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Nels J. Nelson.  Mr. and -Sirs. Wally Malikoff and baby daughter have  moved in the house formerly  occupied by Jack Jervis.  Jack Jervis is now employed  at Ocean Falls.  Mr. and Mrs. Bern el Gordon  and son John are back from  their vacation in Mexico,  where they had. a wonderful  time.  Mr.  and   Mrs.  Walter   Mc-'  Kissock are in town for a few  days with  their two  children,  Maureen and Gerry.  We hear our local'Volunteer  Fire brigade  ijs  to sell raffle  rickets    to    raise    funds   for  equipment   and    other' necessary items. See ,that you buy  them. These men* a re untiring  in their efforts. They* are our  friends and neighbors, so give  them    a    hand,    won't     you?  Tickets  can be obtained from  Chief    Fred    Mills,    Malikoff.  Radio Repair Shop, and Harry  Billingsley to quote a few. We  would like to see every organization in this area buy a few  bookjs, from the boys.  A Queen Charlotte Airlines  airplane; came down with  engine trouble at Trail Island  with six passengers aboard. -  No one was hurt. The company  flew in another plane which  landed at Porpoise Bay and  flew.-the'-men to their destination.  Gibsons to Hear  Roberts Orchestra  The Roberts Creek String  Orchestra will present a recital  in Gibsons .on March 28. Last  week, an advertisement in the  Coast News stated that the  recital would be presented by  the. "Wilson Creek String  Orchestra'." Most people, of  courslei, know of the fine  aggregation of musicians that  make up the Roberts Creek  Orchestra, and they will realize ia' mistake was made in the  advertisement. The date, an-  nounced in the paiper, was also  wrong. March 28 is the correct  date. The concert will be held  in the Legion ?Hall, Gibsons.  A corrected advertisement is  carried elsewhere in this issue,  Reader's Right  Editor, The News.  Sir: ���  Now thai we are fast becoming a .'Tourist Attraction'  .point and will have many  caravans of autos touring our  roads, how about perking up  our homes an^j? gardens with, a  fine display of flowers?  Now is the time to get out  the garden tools and have a  real campaign. Cultivate the  soil a bit and plan what you  are going to grow; this year.  If you have a bit of ground  or garden, "do" use it. If not,  what about window boxes?  Petunias are very effective if  planted in clumps of one  .shade. Have you tried "Rosy  Morn"? ��� they are a. beautiful bright pink and bloom profusely 'all season.  Nasturtiums ate another  ���favorite, easily grown and  very colorful. Asters, stocks,  cla'rkia and larkspur in their  many colors, are all good annuals for your garden and nice  for cut-flowers; over a long  season. 'Mums and dahlias for  the Fair days are a "must."  If your thoughts run to food,  why not plant a few vegetables?       ,  Lettuce should be grown in  every home garden. The little  space needed to give; regular  returns, the unusual crispness  and freshness associated with  the home grown product,  makes it well worthy of providing for in this season's  vegetable) plans.. t  The best policy for a small  garden is to sow just a few  seeds every week or ten days.  By- this method young plants  will be available regularly to  set out. The harvest, reaching  the kitchen later on will be in  a steady stream, just enough  at all times for immediate  needs. Tlie'home grown? product means" lettuce at thei peak  of perfection.  A garden lover*  ^HErffllfflffTlCTr  Charles Lett is  Enumerator  Charles A. Lett, JP, has been  appointed enumerator of voters for the Provincial Voters ���<���  list on Gambier. Island. He will  commeaiee his duties immediately and expects to cover his  island territory within a week.  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Kanata Marine Ways  -���Limited-  Specialists in Repairs for  Fishing Boats  Ft. of Broughton ��� TA 3829  Vancouver, B, C.  Write ��� Phone ��� Wire  For Further Information  J  ! WANTED  A RUSH  i  from everyone on THE SUNSIflNE COAST able to supply  .  tourists with any seryice.  Tourist Information  FOR   OUR   FILES  ��� your exact location? ��� nearest gas station and mechanic? '  ��� living accommodation ��� type, size, number, meals,, rates, etc.?  ��� fishing ��� salt and fresh ���'best months, how far by boat or hiking?  ��� boats available? ��� how many, type, rates ��� bait and. tackle available?  ��� is yours a juniping off place for scenic or fishing trips.--r describe?  ���  ��� are yachts or speedboats available for charter? ��� describe? v  ��� what else does your area offer���swimming, hiking, riding? anything else?  ��� any picnic grounds nearby? ��� trailer parking jSpace? ��� facilities?  You may include plans for expansion, but keep separata from  facilities actually available for the coining season.  PLEASE SPEED YOUR REPLY TO  BLACK BALL FERRIES Ltd,, c/o Bo* 514 ��� THE COAST NEWS, Gibsons  Shearing and shiplap $30 ta $75 ^er ^  2x4 - 2x6 - 2x8 *- S4S $35 to $QQ per M  2x10 ��� 2x12 Rough and dressed  Prices on application  Timbers from  Bevel siding  $79to$95PerM  $65and $75 ���*���*���."���*  Finish lumber ��� Moulding ��� Sash & doors ��� Roofing  Wallboards ��� Paints��� Linoleum  Bricks��� Chimney blocks ��� Cement & lime   ^  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES  . '���. /    .���''���... ������.���'"'  ...;.   v ' '..  ��� Gibsons 53 r-  (A COMPLETE BUILDING SERVICE>  ���J  CAR BARGAINS  NEW CARS  ���'        ��� _���'  \       ���������.���'���,  Absolutely the last Austin A40  Sedan at the old price  This is the last Austin A40  Station Wagon at the old price  Austin A70  %-ton Pick-up  USED CARS  Thames panel truck  1951 model ��� Low mileage  1948 Willys station wagon  New brakes ��� Newly overhauled  1948 Monarch sedan  1941 Pontiac sedan  1936 Buick sedan  r-  ��� .  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