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 Provincial Library  Victoria, 3�� C.  Phone your news or  orders to  Sixth Year of Publication    Vol. 6-16  Thursday April 17 1952       Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Local Cancer Unit    New Ferry Service  Asks Support  The Health Committee of  the Sechelt Board of Trade,  under the chairmanship of W.  Swain, Selma Park, asks the  support of the public, for the  local unit of the Canadian  Cancer Soeiety, which was  organized at a public meeting  To Port Mellon  George Hunter,. Granthams  Landing, has announced that  he will be running a fast passenger service between Port  Mellon and Gibsons, commencing Monday. His fast, new  ferry, capable of carrying 20  passengers,    will    leave    Port  m the   Legion   Hall,   Sechelt    Mellon at 8 a.m. each morning  April 10.  Guest speaker, Mrs. Dawson  of-the Canadian Cancer Society,   gave a very   informative  talk. Society objects ���are threefold: ,.;-.-.,-���  *������' 1. Education. ��� Through  pamphlets, films, literatures,  lectures, all stressing the need  for?, eaply diagnosis. In addition an annual school essay  contest is held; v  t 2i Financing of research and  post graduate work ��� this included last year. $25,000 -spent  on-equipping the new isofope  laboratory of the B.C. Medical  Research Institute. Bursaries  are granted to doctors and  technicians' who study? care,  treament, diagnosis and causes  of cancer;  ������'������-  ?   3. Welfare vjiid.    ���This  .helps needy people who,:.are  not;1 eligible for social assistance  from any   other  source.  vThe Cancer Aid Fund? will  help .-with..: a.) Tra?nsp��brtation  costs toxand .from a^treatment  centre,; b?^ Nursing or boarding homecare; c) The cost of  rfa$g&.: ^'pre$cj0&:byy a ^frysik  a; mother may   have to   have  her   family   temporarily   for  -. treatment.  Mrs. Dawson stfcesffcd the  fact tljat cane er in its early  stages is curable, and only by  education will' people learn to  recognize  early cancer.  The Board of Trade has an  ambitious health program,  which can be a great asset to  t?he entire Peninsula. Continuance of the work may depend  on he support.giyen the local  group of the Canadian Cancer  Society, and therefore "? the  need for the support of the  public cannot be, too greatly  emphasized.  and leave Gibsons to return at  4.15 p.m. each day, except,  Friday when the return trip  will leave at 3 p.m. Mr. Hunter  points out that this new service he is inaugurating will  bring more business in to Gibsons and will weld a firm link  in traffic between Gibsons and  Port Mellon.- ���  The same, ferry will be used  on the B_ack Bali's Gambier  ���Keats���Gibsons run.  Gambier Island  School  Nearer  building Committee of the  Seehelt District School Board  along with Inspector C. T.  Rendle, will shortly consider  sites for a proposed new school  on Gambier Island. Funds for  the construction of the building were provided by the last  bylaw. The proposed structure,  which will |>e a modern-type,  single-room school, has become necessary through, the  development of th��j -Andy's  Bay project.  ��� _. ���  "���"^''?d-**r.-  ��� #���  Andy's Bay Road  Starts May 1  Construction of the road  between Nefo- Brighton arid  Andy's Bay will commence  May 1, according to usually  reliable sources. The road is  to be built to- enable workers  on the Andy's Bay project to  live in Gambier Ilarbour and  ?New Brighton.  Work will be dpnp by day  labor, and bulldozing has been  contracted for by Bill Brandon  of Gibsons. Work will be under  the direction of Road Foreman .Francis Drage, and the  crew will consist of Gambier  Island residents.  :   A new era of forest -manage-:  ���ment';������'���'Syajs   :��n|erebl    recently  witli   certification   of   British  Columbia's   first   Tree  Farm  by the provincial forest serv-  ice.   .     .     '       .   .:'���'*' :''.-. '  The certificate covers a  small area of forest land on  Howe Sound, north of Gibsons,  and owned by Thomas G.  Wright of 4606 West 13th  Aye,, Vancouver.  -Certified tree farms are  permitted special consideration under an amendment to  the taxation act made to promote this phase of forest man-:  agement.  To obtain such a certificate,  the owners of the land must  demonstrate that they are  practicing the basic principles  of forest .management.  NEW BUSINESS FOR ������"   /  SEU^A PARK "  �� A n>ew�� businesssign will go  Y.up   this  week   on   the    Selma  r'jpiark road as Sydney 'McKay,  old-time ' "resident��� ���   opens   a  notary public, office.  Mr. McKay was formerly a practicing  barrister    and 'y solicitor,    and  more latterly was local.magistrate. Now, from his office in  bis home, lie will be ready to  notarize    documents,    prepare  wills,   deeds,   and   other   legal  statements.  John Cameron  laid to Rest  A   very . large    number    of  friends  attended  the  funeral  services held in Pendiera1 Hall  on April 4 for John Cameron,  '18, youngest son  of  Mr.  and  Mrs;   Dan    Cameron,   Pender  Harbour.    Service    was    con-,  ducted by Canon Alan Greene.  Pianist was Len Hambly, and  A. Dingman was soloist.  ,..   Pallbearers were .four brothers:  Robert,  Donald,  William  and Duncan, and two cousins,  John    and    Robert    Mackay.  Friend?  of    the    family  from  Vancouver    and    Gibsons    attended,^ and the  quantity and  the beauty  of the floral tributes attested to the. esteem in  which  the deceased  was held  in the community.  Interment   was   in   Seaview  cemetery. ';������;!' !j  "BATT" SEEKS -  NOMINATION  Following dissolution of the  provincial government, B. M.  "Batt" Maclntyrej Liberal  member in the MacKenzie  riding, has announced officially that he will seek the  Liberal nomination ? for the  riding. Nominating convention  to elect a candidate to represent the Liberals in this riding will be held in Powell  River on May 10.   "Zy  Capt. Andy Johnston, president of the Libera?L Association for the riding^ has told  the Coa'st News that his organization is one hundred'percent  behind  Mr. -Maclnt|re.  ' * * Batt' has done a grea t  job for us," he s#id. "We  couldn't find a better man to  represent this riding;."  taucher Threatens  Resignation at Last  Following   a   discussion   which   flared   into  municipal council meeting in Gibsons on April 7,  argument   a��  Village Com  missioner Walter  tion.  Boucher walked out and threatened  resigna-  Salmon  Pack is  Best  Since   1941  v The, 1951 canned-? ��� salmon  pack in British. Co?|tmtha ���  the  nation's  entire  output ���  .'was the largest of t|e last 10  years. y. y  The pack is estimated at  1,995,000 cases, up jby more  than half a million j^rom last  year, according to ^American  Can Company, supplied* of containers. Canada Vhuge pack of  salmon, aided by development  of the modern fish cain, is one  of the nation's principal ex-?_  ports, according to ^Mnv company^ economists; v^^f  " ...    ������; . ~ --^^yM '_v ������  a  R. C. Ritchey Gets  Waterworks Contract  A special meeting of the  Gibsons village council was  called last night to open the  tenders received for the installation of the village water  mains a'nd for the construction  of the concrete reservoir.  Tenders for installation were  as follows: Christian & Allan,  $12,899.60; G. W. Lediugham,  $22,244.00; Leek &,Co., $36,-  000; R, C. Ritchey, $11,424.50;  Tearoe & Sons, $15,136.00; E.  Walsh & Co., $19,608.00; and  . Premier Construction, $23,-  932.50.  Council voted to let the contract to R. C. Ritchey. Commissioner Ritchey abstained from  voting due to family ties with  the contracting firm.  Tenders for? the reservoir  30b were as follows: Christian  & Allan, $7,640; Premier Construction,. $6,050; Tearoe &  Sons, $5,998; E? Walsh, & .Co.,  $6,720;    and    Stange-Holand.  ?$8;O0O.  Discussion was centred tws  the amount of money the eoxm-  cilshould pay to Mr. Boucher  and his associates for ik&-  water line they had laid i&  their hoine** at their own ex"  pense. When the line was lawE  it was understood that i����  would be taken over by the:  village upon incorporation?  Commissioner Boucher ��ei&  that no depreciation should" ib*:'  charged against the pipeline^  because the village council wase;  formed'two months after th^  pipe was laid, and the pipeline should have benn takee  over at that time, according:  to a promise made to him, Ther  line has not yet been takei��  over by the village. Council-  offered $1,600; Boucher an*��  associates, wanted $1,650,571.  Com. Boucher agreed. , t_>  forget his share of the control  versial $50.57, but stated tha&j  he felt his two partners were?  entitled to the full amoniiifc  they paid out for installations  Com. Macnicol emphatically  stated that <no more than $1��CHP  would be paid. "���.  Contrary to a. report appearing early this; week in a Vaohr  couver   paper,:   Com. Boudseac  The   Tearoe & Sons   tender _   was.*cc^  of the concrete reseryo^The;.:..issiie,-a^ stake,   H<_  felt.���'��_����  on the Fraser River; the'eatch     work iserpected   to start .as  f6f this top' variety was imuch  better than anticipated, partly  duetto aii eairlier opening of.  ; -the .fishing season," explains  GJW: Heridei^oii, the firm's  Pacific district sales manager.  "The pack of pinks- and co-  Jioes was exceptionally large.-'  soon   as. the   equipment;;^hd  materials have arrived.      "1/  to  On Gambier Island  *' ���,        -     * -  Lieut.-Col. ?B. M. Maclntyre,  MLA, honorary president of  Unit 276, Army, Njavy and Air  Force Veterans in Canada,  will be guest speaker at.the  quarterly meeting of the unit  to be held at the Veterans  Memorial -Hall, Gambier Island, on Sunday, April 27, at  2.30 p.m. His 'subject will be  "Gambier Island Affairs."  Other spelakers will be Mag.  Andy Johnston of Sechelt,.  who will speak on veterans'  affairs and ,, cooperation between' Howe Sound Islands  and Sochelt Peninsula; and O.  H. New, president of Coastal  Towing Company, who's subject will be the relationship  of the Andy's Bay project to  the people of Gambler Island.  George Frith, regional manager of the Black Ball ferries,  has also also been invited to  speak. ,  Chairman, Captain Francis  Drage, JP, strongly urges all  members and friends to attend.  Veterans from mainland units  are invited, and a special invitation *is extended to the  ladies.  The "Marine K," by courtesy of'.Robert Hunter, will  transport members and friends  residing��� in the Gibsons area'  to the meeting and tvilL leave  Gibsons at lo'clock sharp.  Government Acts On  Farmer Request  In? the dying days of:-our  legislature, and probably as a  result-of the government having to face a rural electorate,  agriculture finally obtained  action on its "three perennial  request.     viz  dayli  ght  saving, school taxation and 'removal of sales tax on irrigation  equipment.  In  regard  to daylight  sav-  . ing,  the    government   finally  agreed   to    fhe  request made  by   the    B.C.    ?Federatioii    of  Agriculture and the Farmers'  Institutes    that    a - plebiscite  should be taken at the time of  the  coming  election.  Farmers  have   naturally   been   opposed  to    advancing   the    clock    as  neither their cows nor the dew  on their ground would adjust  themselves to the clock. Realizing that many townspeople ���  such as mothers of young children and those/ whose occupations    are    adjusted    to    our  transportation  systems ��� are  also opposed'j we now feel that  a plebiscite will show the.tr.ue  wishes of the majority, aiid by  such a democratic decision the  farmers are prepared to abide.  In respect to school taxation,  farmers for many years  have  shown  to the  government the  injustices   tliat   exist   through  such a large percentage of the  cost  of  education  being  paid  by   tax  on   land.  Within  the  past   year   briefs   have . been  presented to the federal  government   by  the. B.C.  Federation of Agriculture, the Union  of B.C. Municipalities and the  B.C. School Trustees' Associa  te was being interrupted Z&F  Com. Macnicol while he was;  trying to recapitulate . t'k&  stand of his partners. Hefelf?  he was not given a fair chance  to voice his opinion on $&&.  matter. Once, while Boucfie��r  was speaking, Macnicol caHleM  out that he would not lislei7r  and accused Boucher of fate*  statements.  It was at this point ttaE  Boucher walked out.  As far as is known, Bouche*'  has not turned in his resigis_?-  tion, and he was present at &'  special meeting of the couceiiv  in Gibsons on Tuesday eveniiirgr  of this-week.  tion. As a result of these representations,   the  Hon. W��� "EL.  Straith announced that P/e���'svil^  immediately set up a1 "eomasi&V  tee to   bring in   recomnmuiik^-  tions    for   a   more    eqnitaHkr,  method of paying-for the east. ���  of education to the sext sit'fmgr.'  of   the    new   legisIaT>ai-eu   The  committee is to be nmdfe'wp) &��'  ��� the   I^eputy ��� Ministers  ofi'W��y~  nance, Municipal "Affairs,, ?>?i$eki&i-  eation and Agriculture. .       ..   .  The    government   lias   now'  declared    sprinkler    irrigatTofs'  equipment   as non-taxable under the 3 per cent sales58, fcass-  WThen  the   S.S.  and  M.'A'.  tas.:  was   first    instituted7   in.:. thi.-���  province,   the   gove.ramient   of:"  the day decided that a^ridit-'  tural    machinery    should'   :tf.c��_-  be taxable, as it would create"  an  indirect tax on  food. This-.'  legislation  has  proved beneficial to the farmer, but it has;  also been   a source  of aiTOxm-  ance that  sprinkler  irrigatioEi'  equipment, which is so; necessary on most of our farms-tier-  day, has previousl5r been considered   as   not.   coming  uncfer  the classification  of the wor*E  " machinery." The Coast News      Thursday April IT 1952  t  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.  Kates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $125; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  &ox 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  ��  Our Weathered Bulletin Board  When the Gibsons board of trade or any other organization  concerned with clean-up and town beautification wants io  make a start, there would be no better place than the bulletin,  board eyesore alongside the United Church. There, the weather-  beaten posters smack the visitor right in the eye as he drives  .up off the ferry, and gives the impression sloppiness.  Whoever is responsible for its -erection should also be responsible for its upkeep ��� or for its demolition if it has served  sts .purpose.  If'the bulletin board were jammed alongside the theatre,  the liquor store, or the post office, it probably wouldn't be too  (bad; but for the sun-faded, water-marked signs to be slapped  tap against what is dedicated as a~ House of God, it is, perhaps,  touching on sacrilege.  For instance, when one goes to church, one hardly wants  *to be reminded that when he is in Vancouver he can 'enjoy a  ���cool beer at such-and-such a hotel.  Wanted Rod Enthusiasts  Pender Harbour's name is pretty  well known in sporting  circles as a fishing centre. But only as al salt-water fishing centre.  Most transporatibn around the ?Karbour has been by boat, and  trolling has become a natural.  But, Pender Harbour has, around its back door, more.than.25  lakes within a) radius of 20 miles, all of which   could   attract  Isaac Waltons by the hundreds if the lakes were stocked" and  publicized.v    ..-���������������.--..���.���.        -.....-_..._*....���..�� ...������. .-.. -.^ .. .:..  The 25-odd lakes are more readily accessible to Vancouver's metropolitan centre than are the lakes around Princeton  &!jad those east of Kamloops. They -are more accessible to visiting  Americans. They could bring thousands of dollars a year' into  the district with a minimum outlay of funds. .,  Stocking lakes with a fish ,is the easiest, and: one: of the  #nost lucrative types of farming. vZrr}        v       '".. ":; ���"'���'-'���  The lakes need, stocking with fingerlings.;;But, first? of. all,  &. local hatchery would be handy, to hatch the eggs'? The best  way to go after this is to form an (active' rod and gun" club.  These clubs play a mighty big part in community affairs" in the ���  interior. They supervise the stocking'of lakes, work along with  game officials, and do a good job of .publicity work.  How about around these parts? "V ���        * ,       i .. ;'- :v,'(/.  overnor ueo  auds Cancer Society  In a message to the Canadian  Cancer Society, on the 'occasion  of the opening of the 1952  Campaign, His Excellency the  Eight Honourable Vincent  Ma&sey, Governor General of  Canada,   said:  "Tliis is the time of year  when the great body.of Canadian men and women engaged  in the fight against cancer review .and renew their efforts  ��� April is Cancer Month in  Canada.  The public will learn a great  deal during the. next -30 ;days  of what has been done, and  what is planned, in the field  of cancer. But the: effort" itself  knows no iseason.  At this moment several hundred Canadian!  scientists^ with  the assistance of the Canadian  Cancer   Society,   are   working  tirelessly-  in   universities  and  hospitals    across    Canada    in.  their search for the cause and .  cure   of   caincer.   These    able  workers have already contributed to advances in the treatment of the disease. However,  if   are   to   make   the. most  of  .' these advances,- it is important  that   diagnosis  ble. made; and  treatment   given  at an   early  stia'ge.-,6f the  disease.  To   this  end, the Canadian Cancer So-  . ciety conducts ah ever-expanding educational programme to  . bring  thei facts  about  cancer  .  to the public.  In cancer, as in all chronic  diseases,   patients   land   their -  dependents may face problems  which ..can-be solved only by  a 'helping liancl which provides  sick    room    supplies,    family  bare, or transportation to and '  from clinics. These and  other  services? aire tangible contribu-  tiohis Veing made by the many  ^volunfar^workers who^devote"  their time  and  effort to  the  welfare work  of   the   Society  in hundreds.of Canadian com-  muhitieis. .The  Canadian  Can-'  "Jce^.. S^piety'si   noble  work  of  ��� assisting medical' research, informing: the public and helping the sickj is worthy of the  support of us;all."   ���/  \     The " 1952 'Conquer^ dancer  Campaign"  in  British Colum- >  bia began April 1, with a provincial-objective of. $250,000. ...-  Hew Medical  onsuitaot For BCHI  Dr, W. Allan Fraser, Victoria, has assumed his duties  as medical consultant for B.C.  H.I.S. He succeeds. Dr. Richard Felton, who retired recently after three years with  the Service.  In announcing Dr. Fraser's  appointment,    Hon.     Douglas  Turnbull, Minister of Health  and Welfare,, said that the  British Columbia College of  Physicians and Surgeons had  recommended his l selection.  Formerly on the consulting  staff of St. Joseph's, Royal  Jubilee, and Il.V.A, Hospitals,  Dr; Fraser is a member of the  American .College of Surgeons,  the Canadian Medical Associa'r-  tion. .and the British" Columbia  Medical Association. A specialist  in urology, Dr. Fr-aser  has had a private practice in  Victoria since 1926. He graduated from McGill University  in 1923 and interned in Montreal General. Hospital. Joining the' Army in 1939, he  served-as commanding officer  of a 1,200-bed Canadian Army  hospital overseas, and was  awarded the O.B.E.  As recently as two centuries  a go, 200 crimes were punishable by death under English  law.  un��w��m  H  EQUIPMENT for.losing  SCHRAMM  Air Compressors.  NORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes.  E1MCO  Roeker Shovels.  Dependable   .loading  .of  sand, rock and gravel for  miner or contractor   Speed, power and tonnage  at new, low cost.  "We Service What, We  Sell."  MINING AND CONSTRUCTION  Put more tools on the job ���  specify SCHRAMM Tractor���^  Compressors or towing type  models. Capacities 60 ��� 600  C.F.M.  Fast operation,  high output,  with easy upkeep, are features  of these rugged shovels, craijes,  draglines and pullshovels.  Exclusive Agents for British  Columbia.  A. B. WING Lf ?*  General Machinery Dealers  1383 Hornby Street  Vancouver, B. C.  TAtlow 1564  ����S��MBI^��Mfa��M��W  WHWWiaJBMMMMMMilW^^  New bus schedule, effective May 15, 1952, can be  seen at the office of the bus company at Sechelt, at  Giosons, and at the Bus Terminal, Vancouver.  Application 'is subject to the consent of the Public  Utilities Commission and any objection to this time  schedule may be filed with the superintendent of motor  carreers, Public Utilities Commission, Vancouver 5, B.C.,  within fourteen days (14 days) from the date of this  notice, April 16, 1952.  Sechelt Motor Transport  is  First Bank  $  Lsg^lg^zgg^ v vy  Bank of M6iH*REAt  ilium .:--~r";~?:: ~'~":*-;~~zn^:y. i  WORKING WITH CANADIANS  IN  EVERY WALK OF LIFE SINCE  1817  Gibsons Branch: THOMAS (LARSON, Manager.       f  ;   Sechelt (Sub-agenpy);; Open Tuesday axuj Thursday       |  Port Mellon (Sub-agency): Open Fridays   v  |  Schedule No. 2  ! <*  BLACK  Gibsons ��� Horseshoe Bay  SUMMER   SCHEDULE  Effective May 15 to September 28  .(Subject to change without notice.)      V ;  \  7 ROUND TRIPS DAILY  Leave Gibsons '.-'*     Leave Horses&oe Bay  6:30 a.m. v   7:45 a.m;  9;00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.  11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m.  2:00 p.m,        '��� 3:15 p.m.  4:30j).m. 5:4*5 p.m.  ��� .; 7,:00 p.m.                       " 8:15p.m.  9:30 p.m. 10:45 p.m.  ,Daylight Saving time when in effect.  RATES  1  x All Tickets Sold At  Horseshoe Bay "Toll Both  Adults $1.00 Each Way;  $1.80 Return   **  Children $.50 Each Way;  $.90 Return  Automobiles $3.00 Each Way  (Does Not Include Driver.)  COMMUTATION RATES  (10 rides good for ten days)  Automobiles  $21.06  (Does Not Include Driver.)  .   Passenger $7.00  Gibsons��� Gambier Harbour Schedule  Commencing May 16, 1952  MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY  vS^  Leave Gibsons , .  Leave Gambier Harbour  Leave Keats Island  Arrive Gibsons  Pares: Gambier Harbour  Keats Island     ���  9:00 am. 7:00 pm;  9:30 a.m. 7:30 p.m.  10:00 a.m. &:00 p.m.  10:10 a.m. 8:10 p.m. ���  4-.-:-   ���.;..-���       .'���'���...     .'    -'  ��� 50 cents each? way*  25 cents each, way 1  Render Harbour     ffltatO Varieties For  ^ By SARAL  i Legion Ladies Meet  At the LA to Post 112, Canadian Legion, meeting April  2, the new executive was duly  installed by retiring president  Mrs. J. Connell.  Noteworthy was the donation of $25 voted for the Provincial Command, B.E.S.L.V  schola'rship fund, to aid .the  children of Vet's desiring and  qualified to  enter university.  Mrs. A. Joss,' president, presented Mrs: J; Connell with  past-president gold pin,.with .a'"  ���well chosen? words of appreciation for her work during the  past year, to which Mrs.  Connell replied suitably.  Mrs. Try thai was admitted  to full membership and duly  installed. Mrs. Dorothy Clark,  recent new resident, was a  visitor.  Help Crippled Kids!  Neighbors ��� did you know  that there is ai glass jar on. the  counter in Mrs. Harper's store.  ���that would welcome any spare  pennies * or silver you would  like to deposit in it? The reason  it   is  there?  To  help the  , crippled children. G. Hunter  of the Kinsmen Club of Gibsons picks it up when full.  The o'ther day Mrs. Harper  was quite happy to report that  there was a full one waiting,  and another (the one I'm talking about) with ai good start.  The children from Madeira  Park school so far have been  '"the?-.main contributors ��� how  about '" You ?"  Thank you!  P^M|^(^??tb-:Gloria-; iv?'?,, ���.&,;;.  A; group of friends gathered  at the home of Mrs..P. Dubois  to bid; farewell to another of  our ^popular young people,  Misst Gloria Dubois, who has  gone? to Vancouver to work.  Present" w<re some of her  former; school mates. She had  recently been on the staff at  Qarden Bay Lodge.  Youngster Pound  Ozzie and Nancy Nichols  had a bad scare when their  youngest daughter was1 missing during our freak snow  storm a couple of weeks ago.  A search party was formed  and the youngster was located  ? after about two hours ��� not  far from home and frightened.  Legion Show was a Flop  Sunday, March 30 ��� and  the ?Legion-sponsored show  was adecided disappointment.  Of course, the weather was.  "unusual,'' and I'm-not being  " Calif orniaish." A blizzard  and sncjw so late in the year,  was a shock. They will try one  more on a Sunday evening,  before throwing in the towel.  Watch for the date, and please  attend, and support your projector!  News in Briefs  Miss Jean MacKay is home  from town till after the Easter  holidays,    visiting    with    her.  parents and family.  Mrs. Fred Warnock left for  Vancouver to visit her husband, who is a patient in St.  Paul's Hospital.       '  Glad to report that William  Matier is "doing fine," and  expects to be out of nospital  quite soon.  Wm.   MeFADDEN  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office v Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs. ���  Why go to Vancouver for  OpficHl Seryice?  Vancouver IsSand  During 1951 nine varieties  of main cro'p potatoes were  -tested on the Courtenay Illustration Station. Yield?, cooking quality, and dry matter  content were recorded for all  varieties tested. The varieties  under tes\. were- Canso, Bur-  bank, Canus, Columbia Russet,  Green Mountain, Katahdin,  Keswick,. Netted Gem, and  White ?Rose. The season was  particularly dry and' as a  result none of the yields totalled more than -5.7 tons per  acre. Some of the varieties,  such as Burbank and Netted  Gem, which are adapted to  more moist soil conditions did  . not show up to the advantage.  Katalittin was. the leading  variety on both a marketable  yield and cooking seore basis  with the late blight resistant  variety Keswick placing second in both of these department?. Green Mountain was  the third yielder but fell down  on cooking score.' Columbia  Russet was equal to Keswick  on    cooking    score    but    fell  down  on yield.  Present potato recommend-  .ations will not be altered until  the varieties Have been tested  fur at least three years as  results for one. season do not  provide adequate information  for  new  recommendations.  Thursday April 17 1952      The Coast News  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  .   FISHING SUPPIES  !   HOME ESSENTIALS  ran  \>^>  On April 30, 1952, the Provincial Voters List will be closed  In order to vote in the coming election, your  application for Registration made in accordance  with the Provisions of the Provincial Elections  Act, must be filed with the Registrar on or  before April 30,  1952.  ��� ��� m  Si  h5'<:.  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  mn/nmnaam ������������������������� **  Registration on the  Dominion or  Municipal   Voters   Lists does not mean  that your name is on the Municipal Voters List.  Placing voting qualifications    does not automatically entitle  you to vote.  You must maf^c sure you are registered  MAKE SURE .  .  .  DO IT TODAY.  If the canvasser has not called on you,   be certain  your name is on the list by getting in touch withs  J. V. GASPARD,  Registrar of Voters,  BOX 190, POWELL RIVER  E. S. HOPPER,  Deputy Registrar of Voters,  POWELL RIVER  The British Columbia Distillery Company Limited has  greatly increased its facilities over the past few years  and has built up its stocks to keep pace with the rapidly  growing demand for its products both at home and in  world markets���an expansion program that keeps pace  with British Columbia growth and prosperity.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the liquor Control  Board or by the Government of British   Columbia. May 1st ��� September 30th  '** ..During this period, a permit is necessary before fires  3nay be lighted outdoors for cooking, yrarmth, or land-  clearing. Your nearest Forest Officer should be consulted.  ONE  CARELESS ACT  MAY ENDANGER  THOUSANDS OF ACRES   OF  FOREST LANDS  As good citizens, be careful.  HELP THE FOREST SERVICE PREVENT  FOREST FIRES AND  ^PRESERVE YOUR FOREST HERITAGE  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   FOREST   SERVICE  Department of Lands and Forests.  Thursday April 17 1952  4 The Coast News  C. D. ORCHARD  Deputy Minister.  HON. E. T.   KENNEY  Minister.  The Coast News  CLA/JiriEE).  won SALE  Alder wood, $10.50 per cord;  jFir wood $11.50 per cord, delivered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  Gibsons. Phone 20-L; tfn  4��*"*"������ "    "" ' " "       ��� ���-���������'    "������������������     i ���  jy?! types of Spring' and Sum-  iHier footwear ��� 'crepes and  <eo��t rubber soles; X-ray fitt-  ?Sttgs. Shoe Repairing neatly  islone. Anderson's Shoes, Gib-  ���fssoas.  'Cow and heifer, heifer due to  ;fo?shen any time; also horse  Joor sale. Apply S. Tyosvold,  3fcfch Road, Gibsons.  ISonse plants, slips and crocheted articles. Mrs. Marie  JSione.  Pratt  Road, Gibsons.  Ae brood sow and 4 young  pigs, 3 months old. Apply W.  ISeoU'la'r. Phone Pender 11-Y  Chenille   Bedspread  From Factory to You $5.25  Lowest price in Canada. This  bedspnead is fully covered  with baby chenille, no sheeting  showing. First quality. It  comes in all colors, single and  double bedsize, with either  multi-colored or solid raised  center patterns. At only $5.25  each. Send COD plus postage.  Immediate money:baek guarantee. Order one, .you will-  order more.  '   V . 4 ��� ���-- "���   * V'r ��� .v. -'.'  Town & Country Mfg.  Box 1496 ��� Place D'Armes  Montreal, Que.  16 pd  MORRIS OXFORD, '52 model.  ?Musfc be sold. Radio, heater,  ���4��a3y 5500 . miles (mostly in  California). ��� Will consider  oal&er car as part payment.  .Apply Les Rimes, Cost Nie.ws  office.  WORK WANTED  ^'��� ' ��� ������     '��������� ��� ���  ���������  ��� -i.,.���  Jl competent radio technician  mow on duty at Gibsons Electric. Phone 45 for prompt radio  service. tfn  ?Regiktered Plumber. Phone  39-W Sechelt B.C.. 17  ���gjFRAY and brush painting;  sslso paper hanging. J. Melhus,  ?Phone Gibsons 33.  17  WANTED TO.BUV  House wanted to buy 4 ��� 6  grooms. Gibsons or way points  ��a bus line. State particulars  and best price for cash. Reply  Boy 10, Coast News.  ?FOR  RENT  4 Room house, water, newly  f<3ecorated. Sechelt Ilighway  one mile Roberts Creek, $20.  Mrs. Belle Havens, R. R. 1,  ���Cribsons. 17  HORRENT - :y  yTwo bedroom furnished house,  icttll plumbing, electricity,  j -water-front; $30 per month by  year. C. G. Spencer. Grant-  ?liams. 17  BEAD THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  AN APPRECIATION  We wish to thank everyone  ou the Peninsula for the many  A acts of kindness1 shown to us  since, the disastrous fire at  "Totem Lodge," Selma Park,  . which wiped out all our pei*A  . sonal possessions and our livelihood. It? is? difficult for us to  thank each one individually,  as so many have given us help,  so we ; a re taking this method  of expressing our deepest  gratitude to each and every  one. We are very grateful to  Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade, the Junior Red Cross of  Sechelt School, the Vancouver  Branch of the Red .Cross,  Mount Elphinstone Chapter  No. 65, Order of- the Eastern  Star,   and   to   all ? those  who  "contributed   to   the   purse  of  money  and  clothing  given  to'  us.  ���  Mr. /and   Mm   David  Livingstone  and Douglas..  CARD of THANKS  We wish to express our appreciation and ��� sincerei thanks  to our neighbors and friends  for the many kindnesses shown  us during John's illness. To  Teen-Town and John's many  friends we express special  gratitude for your many kind-.  niesses during his illness, and  the short years^he was with  us; also for'the many messages  of understanding sympathy,  and the beautiful floral trib-  -utes. To the many friends who  vjof^ered their cars and all those  who helped at the time? by  their understanding sympathy  a'rid kindness. Thanking t)r.  Ross Robertson and Dr. Tripp  for    their    many    kindnesses  .shown io us. We sincerely,  thank you all. ��� Mr. and Mrs.  Dan  Cameron and family.  rms  With Paint Job  There is no denying that  startling changes have taken  place on the farm in the last  25 year?,. The horse is.making  its last stand against the  never tiring tractor. The' kerosene lantern is being replaced  by the electric bulb as hydro  wires are being strung across  the rural countryside like huge  spider webs. The automobile  is now considered a necessity  of farm transport. But modern  as they are, many Canadian  fa'rms require ,a highly essential thing to bring them up-to-  date ��� a huge paint job.  Go anywhere in the rural,  scene and evidence will be  there in abuudance^ Weather-  beaten houses and barns which  too often haven't been touched  by a paint brush for years ���  if at all; valuable implements  brown with rust; dingy home  and barn interiors.    ���  A farmer wouldn't think  twice of providing a shelter  for. his poultry and livestock,  but protection for an investment of thousands of dollars  is too often overlooked. Such  thinking is difficult to under-  ��� stand.  There! is another way to look  at a.good paint job. In recent  years, paint scientists have  discovered that color has a  definite psychological effect  on human beings. Some colors  DATE   PAD  April 22, Anglican Parish  Hall, 7.30 p.m. Color films,  Royal yisit and Travelogue.  Everybody welcomed  Regular .meeting of the .Gib-?..  v^ons-$����M April 21 at 8 p.m.  in the "'Elementary school. Mrs.  ?N .^ougli  will report on  the  P-TA Convention.  Sechejt May. Day Benefit'  Dance .^Saturday, May. 3 at  Legion-Hiall, Sechelt.; Proceeds  for May? Day paraded  The Girl Guides and Brownies    will    hold    their v annual  ���; cookie week April 26 to May  3.   Give   them   your   support,  when they call for your order.  A Rummage Sale under. the  auspicies of United Church  WA, will be. held in the  Church jHall Friday, May 2,  .commlencing  at  10   a.m.  The friendly group of United  Church WA will hold a garden,  tea on the Church grounds  Thursday, August -7, from 2.30  to 5 p.m.  will create an atmosphere o��  coolness and relaxation; others  warmth and excitement, while  some will ' set a depressive  moodL Hospitals have recognized these facts and are  decorating their operating,  rooms and wards with -colors  that help patients to get. weir  more   quickly.  In a farm home, with its  dozen and one dail,y problems,  it is necessary for the setting  to be as relaxing as possible. .  It should exude eheerfulnesis,  optimism ?and well-being. A  few quarts of good paint could  go a long way towards' achieving this end.-  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Ray  The Best in Lumber  HAIR  RESTORED  PERMANENTLY  Scientific herbal formula TH10  guarantees results for all types  of baldness and hair problems.  Quickly . promotes new hair  growth regardless of age or  condition. Sold on a full money  b a c k guarantee; Start your  treatment now. For complete  information write today to  Thalia Herbal Products Limited, Dept. 250"-A, 3378 Kings-  way, South  Burnaby, B.C.,  usiness and Professional  DIRE CTORY  CHURCH   SERVICES  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  St. Bartholomew's Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Morning  Prayer  11.00 a.m, Sunday School  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  2.00 p.m. Sunday School  3.15 p.m. Evensong  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9.45 aim. Sunday School  11.00 a.m.iPublic Worship  Roberts Creek:  2.00 p.m/?PuDlic Worship  Selma Park:  3.30 p.m. ^Public. Worship  .Port Mellon:  . 7.3Q, ^Friday, Evenings  ��� An iiiWtatiori is extended to  all who?vhaye.'n'6 ? other ehurch  Home.  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your <Phone  For Reference  RADIO   REPAIRS  RADIO REPAIRS  Fast   Service  Efficient  Workmanship  WILLIAM FORTT  Phone  24S4  WALLY'S  Radio and Electric  Sales ��� Service  Agent for Marconi Products  Phone  Sechelt 25.J  BUSINESS SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete ; Accounting  Service  Income Tax Problems   .  Secreterial Work  Phone:  Sechelt 55  ~"~~~B. W; M. BONE  Chartered Accountant  1045 W. Pender St., Vancouverf B.C.  Phone TAtlow 1954  FLORIST ~  v    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.  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  45  Appliances ���  Fixtures  ��� Radios  Wajshing Machines  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  HARDWARE     " (     ' r  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  * ��� Appliances; ���  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  . 1 V'  PLUMBING  __..?  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies ��� Fixtures  Service     !  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  GIFT STORE  Headquarters  for  Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards '.��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  '���'���     Gibsons, B.C.  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ���; Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists'  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor Records  Columbia Records  Frigidaire Ranges and  Refrigerators  s    - Beatty Pumps and  . Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  (:  REAL ESTATE and  INSURANCE  SUMMER CAMP  STRATFORD CAMP  ��� Roberts Creek���  Bring your children- 4 to 8 years  to the camp. Let them holiday in  surroundings especially planned for  them while you take that car trip  this summer.  Registrar* H.GALLIFORD  3290 Maple St., Vancouver 9, B.C.  NOTARY PUBLIC  SYDNEY McKAY  ~  Selma  Park.  ���.; Phone  Sechelt 46 ��� y  BULLDOZING  ADERNICK'S BULLDOZING  . General bulldozing ��� Logging  Land clearing��� Road work  Telephone Sephelt 30-R  Located behind Bank of Montreal  in Sechelt.  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full  Time Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  Phone Gibsons 37  BEER BOTTLES i'  Will  call and  buy for  "ash;" beer  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls  made   at  intervals  from  Hopkins to Irvine's Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN t  Wils��n Creek.  SECOND HAND STORE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ~ Books   .  WE BUY'_�� TRADE ��� S^LL  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND STORE  Phone. Gibsons 99  CLEANERS v ',    '  ���  PENINSULA CLEANER3  Cleaners for the Secheit^  Peninsula.  "' ��� Phones ���      :i| ?.w  GtbMtis 100 ��� Sechelt 45 3 USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  mmem  ft Mime  HkSUPPUSS  TH ATS OUR  BUSINESS  SEE US FOR' ALL YOUR  BUILDING NEEDS  ��� We carry ���  FENCING MATERIAL  COMMON LUMBER  FINISH LUMBER  MOULDINGS  PLYWOOD ��� All types  WALL BOARDS  ROOFINGS  Bricks ��� Sand ��� Cement  Sash & Doors  Paints & Hardware  Gibsons Building  A Complete Building Service  ROBERTS CREEK  ELPHINSTONE BAY      '  SOAMES   POINT  GOWER POINT  WILLIAMSONS  GRANTHAMS  GAMBIER  HOPKINS  ; GIBSONS  KEATS  We Want More Listings  ��� Business is Good���  Totem Realty  Gibsons, fi.O  ��� Phone 44 ���      .     ..  ^  WEEK  END  SPECIAL  Delicious  GLAZED DO-NUTS  You'll like them!  The kiddies will  love them!  Try them with a light  lunch or snack!  ��� 50 cents a dozen -���.  Elphinstone  Co-op Bakery ;  ��� B.V?i' Nielsen ���  Father of B.C.  Was Pari leg  Modern research indicates  that Sir James Douglas, known  as the "Father of British  Columbia," wate half-Negro,  an article in Maclean's magazine has revealed.  The article,, entitled "The  Mulatto King of B.C." by  Mary Elizabeth Colman, British Columbia writer and historical researcher, calls Douglas -"a stubborn enigmatic  figure," and that "the benevolent tyranny by which he  ruled the province has few  parallels in history."  Douglas was the second governor of British Columbia.  "While biographies <of Sir  Douglas say he was a Scot, ,  modern research indicates he  was born in the West Indies in  1803, son of a Scottish father  and a Jamaican mother," the  article says. "His contemporaries took his mixed blood  for granted."  ?M?iss Colman also points out  that Douglas married the  daughter of a. Cree Princess,  who became B.C.'s First Lady.  "He was thought of as an  old fashioned autocrat, yet he  was the first man to urg�� the  building of the Trans-Canada  Highway and the defence of  the Pacific Coast against Russia," the article points out,  adding that "his name is writ  large in the annals of B.C.,  for ] the simple reason that  without him the province  might today be United States  territory."  Gower Gleanings  /By GYPSY TOWERS  A great Vto, do 'at the Jim  Dykes. 'The house is sporting  ��� .i^'fihishMli'"ex't���i-ril)r in the  shape of asbestos tile. Mrs.  Dykes is busy boarding the  workmen who? took quite a  fancy to her home cooking and  prolonged their stay /accordingly. Daughter Mary was up  to inspect.  Dinner parties at the J. D.  Smith's; also the.WA meeting  for . April? Dancing., at the  William Bow's welcoming  home the A. B. B. Hill's, who  look mighty fit after their  winter's sojourn 'at Lumby.  It's back to stay ,for Mrs. F.  J. Townsend after son Jim and  daughter Lena' see her nicely  settled in her renovated and  improved quarters. Alex Johnston lending a neighborly;  hand in cleaning up the debris.  The Jim Beaton's, ��� taking  mightily to the Scottish dancing, even Sandy wiggling his  tail in rhythm.  It's, into town for Mrs. Harry Chapter to get her new  Easter bonnet, being joined  by Harry to attend the wedding of the long time friend.  Mrs. Tsobel Scrathley's daugh-  ter> Lila. at St. Helen's Church.  Gram Chaster in the mend.  Into town for the Percy Farnsworth's once again��� this time  to look after their house after  the departure of the Winston  Mair's for Fort Churchill. To  town, loo, for Mr. and Mrs.  W. Evans and Mr. and Mrs.  Tom Dick to see what's cooking in the Easter parade. The  Ran Vernon's cutting capers  with their Chrysler '47. Ex-  Gowerite, J. E. Marshall. Sr.,  back home at long last"��� looking surprisingly fit and cheerful after his misadventure,  although not tcxafetiy ready to .  jump any hurdles. Full of  praise for the wonderful treatment received 'from the doctors, nurses and dieticians of  the Vancouver General Hospital.  AND BOYS LEAD  Six out of every hundred  teen-agers write with their left  hand. Jerlyn Madison, handwriting consultant of Sheaffer  Pen Company, reports. Four  of the six are boys, and only  two. are girls. No one knows  why boys are more subject to  sinistro-dextrality, as the experts call it. Neither is there  any proof as to what causes it  in the first place. Although  there are often several people  in one family who are left-  handed, there is no proof that  the tendency is inherited.  A COLD FACT  Did you know that you get  more miljeage from cold gasoline? That may sound like  Eskimo nonsense but it is a  cold fact, according to Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator  Co. Here's how they explain  it: It seems that during the  last war the company's aero  engineers discovered while doing devlopment ^work on electronic fuel gauges, that warm  gasoline lexpands, weigh less  per gallon and thus provides  less. fuel. A strong mid-day  sun is enough to warm the  gasoline and cheat you on your  expected mileage.  When turned loose to feed  at will, a horse will eat itself  to death, while a mule will eat  only his fill..  Men, more than women, are  afflicted   by   color ' blindness.  .  Forty  out  of every  thousand  men are color blind.  Thursday April 17 1952      The Coast News  ?il  1935 Chevrolet Sedan  in nice shape  1947 Ford Coach  New paint  1941  Sludebaker Coupe       $400  $375  $1050  We have some Mechanic's Special  $50.00 and up  Mmmmm^Mmmmammm^BiimmaammmmKmmKmmmaKa^m  C6ME IN AND HAVE A DEMONSTRATION!  RIDE IN A  1952  Ford or Monarch  STANDARD MOTORS  No. 1      ,  Wilson  Creek  No. 2  Sechelt  No. 3  Gibsons  Q  ���^:$ijJ5^&&^'^:'#>^**i��:^  hen opportunity knocks..  something going for a "song'  something you've been needing  for a long time... you have  to produce the right amount of  cash, at the right time, or  you miss out.  So that you can buy what you  want when you want it, start saving now���at the nearest branch  of The Bank of Nova Scotia. Build  your Savings Account with regular  deposits���small easy-to-save  amounts which soon become a  substantial sum.  *n*</v..^���     >t ,,������.. V-ifc  Your BNS Manager is a  good man to know. In  Squamish and Woodfibre he  is M. O. Cohvell.  ��� Your Partner in Helping Canada Grow The Coast News       -Thursday April" 17 1952  SECHELT  By ARIES  The cougar, which has been  around, the   inlet  praying   on  small dogs and other animals,  has been killed by Barnalotte  Solberg. We always have difficulty     spelling     this     girl's  name,   but most   of   .us   hereabout   know   her    as    Myrtle.  There are two of ihe Solbergs  girls,  and  both   of   tliem   are  wonderful   shots.   They    have  for  many   years    kept    down  marauding    coons    and    other  depredatory animals. We hope  Myrtle gets a suitable reward;  it's a quite a' feat for a small  girl. Wonder  if it's the same  cougar  seen   around  Egmont?  If so, we  are  glad its day is  ended; it  got away with  several pet dogs up there.  Some  hunters  with    cougar   hounds  were  up   there  after   it,   but  evidently he played smart and  was not  around  at the  time.  Usually when they come down  after   domestic   animals,   they  are too old to prey on the wild  ones.  We wish to welcome to Sechelt Mr. and Mrs. Hughie  Gresham with ^the little girls,  Helen and Gaye, and the two  Scottie  dogs.  Captain    Andrew    Johnston  and Walter McKissock will be  attending   the   Liberal   party  convention in Vancouver April  21 as official delegates of Sechelt and District Association.  They will6 also attend the nomination convention of the .MacKenzie  riding  to  be   held  in  Powell   River,    May 3. Other  delegates  to  the  Powell  convention, are Harry  Batchelor,  ���   Geo  Kynoch,   Mrs. C. Prince,  Mrs.  Alice   French   and Mrs.  George Colson.  Sorry to hear that Miss Elsie   "  Turner will have to go to hospital again. Let's hope ii will  only   be   for a check-up this  time.  Mrs. Archie Williams is in  Vernon attending the - Girl  Guide convention. We hope  she will have a good time, and  come back full of new>'ideas.  Mrs. Williams has been a wonderful worker in the Guide  movement, especially with the  Brownie's, of which she is  Brown Owl.    - . ,.���'.;  We understand that we are  to have a bowling alley here.  This will be most welcome as  the younger people complain  that there isn't much to do.  We look forward to seeing  . some good league playing. We  often go to see teams play .in  Vancouver. Can't play ourselves, but like to watch.  Glad to see our friend and  collegue on this paper, Mrs.  Nestman, here last week. She  came over to visit her daughter and son in law, who operate a gas station here. Looks  well.  It will be very nic/e to have  Allan  Andrews  back  with  us  in Sechelt. Remember when he  lived here in Sechelt West and  had such a wonderful' garden.  Such a  tragedy  in  the loss  of life of William "Red" McBean in the fire which wiped  out   Totem  Lodge  at   Selma.  The  alarm was turned   in  by  little Mardi Walker, daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Walker  of Selma Park, who awoke to  . see flames bursting .out from  the building. With great presence  of-mind she phoned the  "local   operator,   Ronald  Hyde,  as  also did Mrs. Barker.  The  Volunteer   Fire   Brigade   were  soon on the job, but could do  nothing to  save the building,  owing to the high wind blowing at   the  time.    They    did,  however,   keep   tlie  fire   from  spreading. Totem Lodge, owned  by   Mr.   and   Mrs. "Living  stone, was a well known land  mark here. Built for Union  Steamships in 1922, it was a  very famous dance hall and  tea room when parties came  up from Vancouver on the old  "Capilano" to hold their anr  nual picnics and dances. Now  it is no more. Our sympathies  to all concerned.  Sorry to hear Pat Garrod is  away from the local switchboard and tinder the weather,  we hear. Hope, she will be  back soon. Her place is being  very well filled in an emergency by Mrs.  Cummins.  Very  nice  voice  on the phone,  and  so 'courteous.  How nice for Selma Park  .that Mr-, and Mrs. Geo Kynoch  will now be permanent residents. They nave given up  their apartment in Vancouver  and are here to stay. Very  musical, these ���, an .asset in  these days. Hear they have  brought up their baby grand  piano. That might mean lots of  musical evenings this winter.  Somehow, .one gets very tired  of the radio ��� and an evening singing around the piano  is something to be looked forward too.  'BENSON'S.' CHIMNEY   SERVICE  ��� ���'*���-,-.���������  Sidney 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  ILL BE USED  IN THE COMING  HERE'S WHY. THE NEW  SYSTEM IS BEING USED  The    Voting   system   bas   been   changed  to  enable  every   voter  to  cast  his  ballot  for more than one candidate in. order of  his preference.  '���'���'. ' ���'      '        '  When vou vote under the Alternative Vote  system YOU GET MORE THAN ONE  CHOICE. This will prevent any candidate  being elected on a minority vote as has  happened in fhe past. The candidate so  elected in each riding will have received  an absolute majority over all other candidates combined.  IT'SI* Jill*  tfc  $  HERE'S HOW YOU  WITH ALTERNATIVE  VOTE  **  ���*  f  i U  The Alternative Vote is as simple  as the voting system used before  only, instead of marking an X  against your one choice only, you  can mark 1-2-3-4 with your first  choice as number one, your second  choice as number two and so forth  in order of your preference. ;  ITS EASY!  Further  messages will appear in your daily and weekly newspapers explaining   the  Alternative Vote. Watch for them.  Fred H. Hurley >. . Chief  Officer  BSA  AV-! Use  The   Coast News Classified  Good for Sheathing and General Work  Around the House  4x8x 1/4                per sheet $3.0��  End cuts 2'x4'xl/4   each egg  4x8x3/8               per sheet 4.15  4x8x1/2                per sheet (JJjJ,  4x8x3/4                per sheet 8.20  3/4x6 in. side cuts      each 35  (8 feet long)  1 3/8 reject doors g 00  1 3/4 reject doors  6.85  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  SPECIAL THIS WEEK  *  Used Pick-ups  1946 Chevrolet  194* Ford  1949 Dodge  1951  GMC  1-ton  1-ton  half-ton  half-ton  $795  $995  $1475  $1695  ���*See them -t6fiay .afc"-^  Peninsula Motor Products Ltd  \      "The name that means a good deal."  Chevrolet ��� Pontiac7��� Oldsmohile ��� Buick  Chev and GMC trucks  PHONE  WILSON   CREEK   5-S  CLEM UP FOR SPRING  For  the  Garden J~  RAKES ��� HOES ��� CULTIVATORS  WHEELBARROWS  For  the   Home ��� *  WAXES ��� POLISHES ��� CLEANERS  SPORTS   FISHING   TACKLE  a  good  selection .  at   various   prices.  Come!       - - -       See!  SUNWORTHY WALLPAPER  Come in and look ove,r samples tliat will be  sure to brighten your home!  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT       v  JAtk   CLEMENTS  ���  JOHN  WOOD  Sunset Hardwure  Phona 32 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  Halfmoon   Bay  By Mrs. K RAVEN  The April -meeting of the  Halfmoon Bay VON was held  at the home of President Mrs?  Meuse.  Miss Baker, onr VON nurse,  was present and received baby  shirts, nighties, diapers and a  beautifully knitted three-piece  set, all made by the members. '  A welcome addition to Miss  Baker's sadly depleted reserves.      ,    -  A raffle will be under way  shortly and drawn on June 14,  with a hand hooked rug as  first prize. So look out for  tickets ��� the prizes are well  worth the small investment.  The meeting adjourned and  refreshments -were served by  hostesses'Mrs. Meikle and Mrs.  Meuse/Next meeting is at the  home of Mrs. Barrows on  May 6.  We are extremely sorry to  hear of. the sudden death of  William Barkley of Redroofs.  It happened while on a visit  to his son in Victoria. Sympathy also to Frank Lyons in  hospital in Vancouver. Daughter Marilyn is now convalescing at home with her mother.  Visitors to the Bay this holiday season iare Mrs. More of ���  Saskatoon, who is visiting  Mrs. Curran of ^ Hide-A-Way;  Misses Marilyn and Patricia  Cooper up from school to visit  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim  Cooper of Redroofs; Mr. and  Mrs. Mosier and Danny visiting parents, ?M?r. and ?M?rs. W.  Miller; Mr. "and Mrs. B. Moffat  and daughter,v&ola, visiting  -brother, S. Mpff|t and family.  Incidentally ; saf?w   Bill   and  . Stan Moffat and^Earl Laughlin return from fjshing yesterday: with   half- a:,-dozen   ling  .cod aiid" two beautiful  spring...  Salmon;";weighing^,oyer "26 lbs.  each,,. Brother;   wjiere  is  my  fishing "tackle?  Archie Rutherford, postmaster, is now;- our notary  public. Rotters lagging Company are clearing: a! site for a  new 12,000-gallon diesel oil  tank. Bill Kolterman, president of the Liberal Association, received a wire from B.  M. Maclntyre, MLA, stating  "Batt" will run a Liberal  ticket.  Other; noises are heard these  days besides the; twittering of  birds and other things rising  from the ground, besides daffodils: Hammer and . saws are  busy on the new home of C. J.  Fredrickson, our former sehool  inspector; ?H?. R. Pearce is busy  once again pn his new home,  and his brother, B. L. Pearce,  will be" starting in May; T.  Roseboom, having finished a  nice new house in the Bay, is  now starting another near  Redroofs;'Last but not least,  we welcome Mr. and Mrs. C..  Lunn of Wilson Creek, who  will be permanent instead of  weekend residents.  Mrs. Lunn's brothers J. and  G. Simpson,, are also lip to  their summer residences for  the holiday.  Thursday April 17 1952      The Coast News  Sechelt Legion  Service is Success  *.  Annual Easter Service,  sponsored by the Sechelt  Branch of the Canadian Legion, was again well-attended  this year. Service was in the  Legion Hall, and it is estimated that sixty worshippers  gathered to hear the Easter  mfessa'ge from Padre Elliott.  Soloists were Mrs. Hilda Lee  and Mrs. Herbert Stockwell.  St. Hilda's choir also attended  and asdsted with the music.  f  serving the reninsula  HALFMOON   BAY  ORDERS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR  MAY DELIVERY  ��� The  Best  in  Rough Lumber ���  Write or Phone Halfmoon 7-Z  VILLAGE BAKERY  Specializing in  Sweet Suns  * TV here Quality Counts'  PHONE SECHELT 49  a��-  UNION SPECIALS  GROCERIES  Robin Hood Cake Mix  59c  Coconut,                        V2 ib.  Pine ��� Unsweetened  20c  Ashtcn Apricots            20 oz.  30c  ��� SATURDAY ONLY  Boneless   Pot   Roast  Red   Brand  Beef - lb.  69c  NOW IT'S RUNNING SHOE TIME  FLEET-FOOT  BRAND  Men's ���- Women's ��� Boy's ��� Children's  CLEAN   UP ��� PAINT  UP  with MOlfAMEL ���  the MODERN FINISH  NEW OPERATING HOURS  Now open six days per week, except. Sunday.  HOURS Mondav ���. Friday 9 - 6 p.m.  Saturday 9 ~ 6.30 p.m.  YOUR RED AND WHITE STORE  Union General Store  Phone Sechelt 18 iome sewing  8  The Coast News      Thursday April 1.7 1952  Canadian women who prefer  to sew their own clothes will  find new nylon fabrics in  striking plain colors and printed designs available this  spring, according to a survey  made among textile manufacturers.  - Yard goods counters' will  carry nylon sheers and lightweight twills for cool summer  dresses. There will be high-  fashion polka dots, small gold-  printed designs, gay stripes  and intriguing novelty fabrics  in print* and weaves. Puckered fabrics will also be obtainable in a greater variety  of  colors  and  textures.  This year, for the first time  some   stores  will  be  carrying  permanently-pleated tricot for  home-sewers who  make    their  own  lingerie.  Plain   tricot  in  both lo. denier and the heavier  30 denier will also be featured.  For-bridal gowns and formal  wear there will be, filmy nylon  net    and    heavy    nylon    marquisette for home-sewn crinolines.  This   latter  material   is  impregnated with a  stiffening  that     lasts    through     several  washings.  Due to nylon's strength,  sharp scissors, pins and sewing  machine needles are required  in home-sewing with nylon.  Tension on both needle and  bobbin should be loose to prevent puckering. Longer stitch- V-2 cup corn meal  es than used with other fabrics .1 cup milk  -���will get better results.  Because nylon clothing'is so  easily laundered, it is important to sew seams, that will not  fray when washed. Raw edges,  therefore, should never be left  on woven nylon. ��� French or  felled seams will prevent .this  or edges can be overcast by  hand. Pinking raw edges is a  suitable finish only for bias  cut seams.  Cook's Corner  By Shirley Pinchin, B.H.E.  You are behind the times if  you still think of peanuts as.  a snack for elephants. They  are high in food value and add  flavor and appetite to your  menu.  'Peanuts, the best-known and  one of the most popular nuts  are really no nuts at all, but  a type of bean, or legume that  ripens  underground.  Authorities,  inform  us  that  there  are  nearly  three   dozen  uses for peanuts and the peanut plant. Nothing is wasted;  its  uses  range  from  foods to  insulation and explosives. Peanuts are used throughout the  menu from  appetizers to desserts.  ��� Use them in bread and cookies.    Serve    chopped    peanuts  sprinkled   on   top   of  salads,  cakes  and desserts. Use them  as  ^ver-popular  peanut-butter  in   a  variety   of   delicious  recipes. .  Here are some recipes that  you will enjoy using this versatile nut.  Butter-Crust Muffins  Peanut-butter muffins hot  from the oven, ready to eat  with butter and jelly are a  marvellous treat.  1 cup flour  ~*/>2 teaspoon salt  3 teas'poons. baking  powder  .  1 tablespoon   sugar  ecrcr  1 beaten  ^4 cup peanut butter  1 tb.-spoon    melted   sliorten-  nmg.  THE COAST NEWS  Reuben  Stroshein  FEEDS  SEEDS  Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and sugar. Stir in  corn meal. Combine egg, milk,  peanut butter and melted  shortening. Add-to dry^ingredients, '(mixing only enough to  moisten flour. Fill greased  muffin pans 1/3 full. Bake in  hot oven, 400 degrees about 20  minutes. Makes 12 medium-  sized muffins.  Peanut Clusters  These are a delicious cookie  that will be popular with the  whole family. For the artistic  touch, arrange whole peanuts  on top of each cookie before  baking.  1 e&**  % cup brown sugar  P/i cups all-purpose flour  % teaspoon soda  5/4 teaspoon salt-''  Vi cup   peanut   oil    or   other  cooking oil  2 teaspoons vanilla  1 cup peanuts, chopped.  Beat egg and blend in sugar.  Sift flour/'measure and sift  again with soda aiid salt. Add  to egg mixture alternately  with the oil. Stir in vanilla  and-peanuts. Drop by teaspoon  on greased cookie sheet. Bake  in a moderate oven, 375 de-  7-10  minutes   or   until  grees  Fertili  izers  Wilson   Creek  83-C  . delicately  browned.  Spiced Tidbits  For an unusual and attractive appetizer, try these Spiced  Tidbits;  v2 tablespoons, butter s  1 teaspoon mustard seed  */&' teaspoon eurry powder  *4 teaspoon salt  ���44 teaspoon-cinnamon  Few grains pepper  3 cups oven-popped cereal  .  1 cup   roasted,    salted   pea-,  nuts.        '  Melt butter in a heavy fry.,  ing pan;   add mustard   seed,  coyer and cook until seeds pop.  Add    remaining     ingredients.  HALFMOON   BAY  Lumber   Cut to  Your  Specifications  _        -r^r Phoile, Halfmoon Bay 7-Z -i��� ;     ? ?  Stir constantly until oven-  popped rice cereal and peanuts  are thoroughly heated and  combined with seasoning. This  recipe serve as appetizer or as  beverage accompaniment, and  serves 10. -       -���  Use Coast ��News Gkzssi  CAMERA CLUB  TO BE FORMED  A meeting of camera enthusiasts has been called for next  Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the  home of Les Rimes, Granthams Landing. All camera  fans, including the box camera  variety, are invited to .'come  along.  Bmlsass&aHBB  We have a stock of rough lumber in various sizes  rejected from recent export shipments at  . $44 per M deEvered.  Me. 2 and Better Fir  * Dressed 2x4 and 2x6   $65  ix6 shiplap    $02  1x8 shiplap and wider  $65  ' Orders for all size of lumber promptly filled  '   ��� Free delivery at Gibsons ��� >  SUCRE   LUMBER  COMPANY Ltd.  Sawmill, North Road .x      Gibsons, B.C.  CAR AND TRUCK  COLLIDE AT DAVIS BAY  According to reports reaching the Coast News, ,a passenger car, driven by N. Cochrane, crash ed-on with ia laden  lumber truck, driven by R.  Grevlin of Halfmoon Bay.  Reports state the track went  into the ditch, following the  mishap; and one of the riders  in the Cochrane car was taken  to Gibsons for medical attention. Police are  investigating.  '��*���*��***'*^^*      *  For the  junior Miss  Complete l��nes of  DRESSES ��� SOCKS  SHOES ��� UNDERWEAR  Spring Weight Coats    .  Stamp collecting puts a premium  On  poor  printing  since,  a   blot,   blur   or  misprint   increases the value of a stamp  to collectors:"  Taselfa Shoppe  SEC&ELT  JUST  LOOK AT THESE  BARGAIN OFFERS!  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Please send me the offer checked.  -with ay^ar's su'bscripfcionito your paper. ���     i    _  ' PLEASti ALLOW 4 to  8 WEEKS: FOR FIRST  COPIES'OF  MAGA-  ���'.: ZINESyrOZARRIVE!  >*���������*��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*<  STREET OR R.R. .....  POST OFFICE ::.���;..;  �����������������������������*������������*<���������������������***' ROBERTS CREEK  ROUND-UP  By MADQE' NEWMAN  Talent Show ) '  May  2  is  the  date  se\ for  the Talent Show to be held at  the Community Hall. The committee   asks  that    contestants  ? send  in  their  applications   as  ���   soon  as  possible.    Application  blanks may be obtained at the  *-M' and W  Store.  Although .this show is ostensible a "contest it should be  point.cd ouft that the., main  idea is to display the latent  talent which abounds in tlie  district and to present a show  of amusement and variety.  Singing, ��� dancing, novelty  and comedy numbers,, elocution, all are solicited by the  committee. Solo or group numbers are equally acceptable.  There is a place on' the programme for any and every a'ge  performer.  Related .congratulations to  Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Jefferson ���  who, on March 30, celebrated  their; 50th wedding anniversary. For more than half of  those years . the Jefferson's  spent each summer at their  summer home here at the  beach. Since Mr. Jefferson's  retirement they, halve removed  "from Vancouver to reside  here  permanently. .  Birthday- congratulations  to"  Sharon Baba who on the 11th  . celebrated her 15th with a tea  and party.  Jolui H. Maskell Passes    ?  Sympathy    of   friends   '-and!.-  neighbors  is   extended  to   the*  wife  and faimil'y of Mr. John  Harris    Maskell   who    passed -,  iaway   suddenly, von' April., 5. ,  Service ���; was /held   in    Christ  Church,  Rev.  Dean    Swanson  officiating. With Mr. Maskell  Roberts Creek has lost another  of its old timers as the family  came here from Trail over 30  years a!go(> At   that   time-he  went into ^he-t-ransfei'^biisiness -1  and it is believed he'had the  first motorized  service in-the .-  district.   ' ?   ^ ���.  Besides his wife he is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. R.  A. Bluhden, Vancouver; Mrs.  K. G. Randal, Roberts Creek;  Mrs. R. E. Flower, Kelowna, ���  and  5  grandchildren.  '  Little Richard Flumerfelt is  back from hospital where he  had -an eye operation, and it is .  hoped the little fello:\v will be  atole to see again. Last July  he had the misfortune to have .  a wire run into the centre of  his 'eye,.  Four-year ~ old    P o'u'g 1 a s  Hughes is nursing a sore nog-  v (gin and bruised face following  ^f^^fmmQm^A  KEN HUGHES  Variety is the Key-note of the KEN  HUGftES SHOW. Bright novelty tunes,  music with a gay and peppy tempo make  this   program   a   lunch-time   favourite.  Dial 980 evory day at 12:15  [<$? W?-'%  Stern    and  Hutchinsson,  the    orchard.  an accident last wee?k when  he toppled out of a moving  car.    .   '. '   *  JEtoberts Creek is playing  host, to many visitors this week  *and most of the owners of  summer camps and homes are  up for ihe holiday. Mrs. Helen  Gialliford is busy at Stratford  Childrens Camp preparing for  summer season.- With her are  her mother, Mrs. J. Bates, her  son,' Ralph, and Don Friesen.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill. Boyte are  visiting the Sid Boyte's. J.  grandson, John  are up to prune  Mr. and Mrs.  Eade.$ are here for the long  weekend, preparatory to removing from Vancouver permanently next May on Mr."  Eades' retirement from active  work.  Rummage Sale  The Women's Auxiliary to  Canadian Legion 219 invite  all .to a rummaige sale to be  held in the Legion Hall on  May 28. Any donations you  can -scrape -up may be left  with Mrs. Ralph ���otton, Mrs.  P. Edmonds, Mrs." R. Hughes  -or. Mrs. E. Wallis. The annual  rummage, sale held by this  group has always been a marked success and it. is hoped this  year's'will be no exception.  Fire Equipment for  Roberts Creek  ' A Wajax pump, 400 feet of  hose, buckets, shovels and axes  are included in the list of fire  fighting equipment on hand, at  the Crek, according to a report  made at the Roberts Creek  Improvement Association at  the, annual meeting; April 9.  This active body has raised  $439.06 by dance, concert and  donations for the fire fighting.  .equipment fund. Expenditures  for the equipment are $524.99.  Twenty-six members at the  meeting discussed pla-us for  the next project, which is to  acquire a truck on which a  steel tank is to be installed to  be kept in readiness for immediate use.  New   officers for   the   year  Thursday April 17 1952      The Coast 'New&'  are, president, G-. Payton; vice  president, R. M. Hughes; sec-  treasurer, Mrs. R. Cumming.  Directors, P. B. Long, H. Kennedy, Mrs. E. Flumerfelt and  W. Davidson.  This group mieets the second  Thursday of each month in the  Legion   Hall  and  would   wel  come new members and guests.  Mrs. G. Payton was nominated Association- representative to. the VON Board.  Mr. and Mrs. Gulloch of  Beach Avenue, have sold their  home and are moving to the  Fraser  Vallev.  is but  another nam  for wisdom  SOCRATES  THE   HOUSE   OF  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*  -*    .*-�� *���*     *A*    f        f *.*  OF PEACE  k^P^^  Growing in size and strength the Canadian Army Active Force needs more Infantry Soldiers.  The Infantry recruit is a keyman in our defence plans. For as he finishes his training  he will take his place in the front lines of our freedom at home and overseas.  But it takes time to produce these highly trained soldiers. And to  maintain our security, to discourage aggression, we must be  able to meet any eventuality. That is why we must  have more young men for Infantry training now.  If you are interested in Canada's future, now is the  time to do something about it. Serve with the  most important men in the Army ��� the Infantry.  There are outstanding career opportunities for  young men in the Canadian Army Active Force.  You are eligible if you are 1.7 to 40, tradesmen  to 45, and ready to serve anywhere.  Get iull details from the Army  Recruiting Office nearest your home:  ,No. 11 Personnel Depot,  4201 West 3rd Avenue,   t  Vancouver, B.C.  AI6QW-BC  ���  Jt.  Listen to "Voice of the Army"��� Tuesday and Thursday evenings ��� Dominion Network.  wm with ihe mm  Join the CANADIAN ARMY ACTIVE FORCE Mw/  :*&  ..:/ NOT MAKING REPAIRS  CAN BE DOWNRIGHT  EXPENSIVE  Your B of M Branch  Makes Low-Cost Loans  For Home Improvement  The trouble is that one need  for repair that's overlooked  or left, to take care of itself  so often leads to another. And  then the final expense is much  greater.  If your house is in need of  improvements ��� repairs^ paint  jobs and the like ��� and your  ready cash can't take care of  the cost, why not apply to the  Bank of Montreal for a loan  to do the job? Now that spring  -is here, you'll want to be getting  on  soon   with   just    this  kind of work, and a word with  Tom Larson, the B of M. manager  at Gibsons,  Sechelt and  Port   Mellon,  may  well   clear  the way.  If you are in a position to  repay a loan by easy monthly  installments, without too great'  a strain on your income, Mr.  Larson can advance you the  money you need. The interest  comes to only six per cent a  year. For example, if you borrow $100 and pay it back over "  twelve months, the charge is  just 27 cents a month.  With the fine weather coming, tomorrow is none to soon  for your call on the B of M 's  Gibsons, Sechelt or Port  Mellon branches.        ��� Advt.  "Old it 40,50,60?"  ���MarO You're Crazy  Vyoor age! ThOQMBfti va peppy *ft 70. Try  1���Tip" wHh Ostmz. ConulM tonle ter wnki  melius duv aolely to body'* laek oi Hon  . aiiv men and women Mil "old." Try  ..; Tonle Tablets for pep, younger faellnf; ttefa  jmy day. New "get acauifnted" b!x�� Mkr 00a.  war sale at all drag atona emwnara.  10  The Coast News      Thursday April 17 1952  j?-4*t<e /f-rty "72**&e, /  This advertisement is not published or  displayed by the Liquor Control Board or  by the  Government of British Columbia.  West Sechelt  By MARGARET  ALLAN  Mrs. Neil Hansen, with Linda, has gone to Nanaimo to  visit her sister, Mrs. G. Crucil.  J. McRea is recovering nicely.  He can now put his weight on  his leg ��� with his crutches  of course. Gunnar Hanson is  recovering from a. tonsillotomy  and is busy with his garden,  digging the rye under. I bet  he has nice vegetables. They  are praying the electricity will  hurry up, as they already have  all the wiring in.  Mr. and Mrs. A McCrea have        j -  Reader's Right  Editor, The News,  Sir: ���  A report of my resigning  from the village council, appearing in the Daily Province  of April 8, was entirely erroneous, and I feel that explanation is due the ratepayers  vof Gibsons. I, therefore, would  ask that you publicize these  facts  through your  columns.  At no time have I owned a  sub-division in Gibsons. My  son, however, purchased the  controversial sub-division upon  his return, from Overseas. He  divided it into lots and pla'ced  them on the market. Only recently did I purchase three of  them from- him. However, I  did take over the management  of the sale of them, due to his  attendance at the; University.  In. order to benefit1 the proposed buyers of these lots, and  also with Messrs. John and  Norm MacKay, owners of  adjacent property, we joined  with them, in financing and  installing a sufficiently large  water pipe; line, with hydrant  connection, -etc., to serve the  whole new area.  When this was all inspected  and passed by Mr. Graham  and-Supervised by Mr. Burns,  the Village Clerk, we were  assured that if and when District Lot 686 were amalgamated with the Village we all  would receive the return of  our personal outlay. v  As Messrs. John MacKay  and Norm IVIacKay. have carried their share of the financial burden with us for over  two years, I am bound to join  with them in protest regarding any reduction in their due  return.  If misrepresentation is the  price of service to the public,  I regret to say that I consider  it my right-to be able to resign from the ?Board of Commissioners, although I had not  done so, as or when so stated  in the Province.  Respectfully yours,  Walter B. Boucher  May Day  BENEFIT DANCE  SAT.   MAY  3  Door Prizes  Tickets $1.00  LEGION   HALL  Sechelt  SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY EFFORT!  Let's put this over and make our 24th of May  bigger and better than ever before.  -.ft/"'.' V  V ;_  Ryihmaires Orchestra  B^Tf?  their daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou  Martens, on a visit from West  Vancouver.  Sure we need a community  hall, and I am for it. But  haven't we a funny complex?  We want the peace and quiet  of the country; also luxuries  that only come with factories.  It is sad that another old  landmark has 'gone ��� Totem  Lodge. It' used to be the old  dance hall, built 31 years ago  by the Union S.S. Co.  I can't give you the total  amount for the Red Cross campaign, there is some to come  in yet, but it will be over the  five hundred dollar mark.  Youngster  Sounded  Totem Lodge Alarm  The report on the recent-fire  at Selma Park was in correct-  in naming Selma Lodge as the  building which burned to the  ground. It was Totem Lodge  which was totally destroyed  when wind-fanned flames  swept through the structure,  taking the life of William G.  ''Red"  McBean.  Little Mardi Walker, living  nearby, wakened to see flames  bursting from the building.  Calmly and determinedly, she  phoned in the alarm which  brought the fire brigalde to  the scene. Constable Cummins  of the RCMP had earlier  dispatched an unindentif ied  woman to sound the alarm,  but there was evidently some  delay in her reaching a telej:  phone. The little Walker girl  was forst to put the call  through. Good work, Mardi!  ���'  Tenders are invited for the purchase of the following  sites and buildings:  1, East Roberts Creek School ��� buildings and site.  2, Elphinstone Bay School ��� buildings and site.  3, Silver Sands School ��� two buildings.  Further particulars'may be obtained on application to  the undersigned.  Bids will be received  on or before 1 p.m. on Monday,  May 12, 1952.      _ -.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted  Mrs. ANNE BURNS  Secretary-Treasurer  Sechelt District No. 46  Gibsons, B.C.  NOTICE  IT HAS BEEN SUGGESTED TO THE PUBLIC  UTILITIES COMMISSION THAT THE THROUGH BUS  SERVICE TO VANCOUVER BE DISCONTINUED. IT  WOULD BE APPRECIATED IF ALL THOSE INTERESTED, RESIDING ANYWHERE ON THE SECHELT  PENINSULA (Outside of Gibsons) WOULD BEFORE  APRIL 19th, 1952, INDICATE THEIR WISHES TO  HAVING THE THROUGH BUS SERVICE CONTINUED by WBorma to-  William   Brown,   Esq.,  Superintendent,  Publicv Utilities Cojnmissiori, ;  ���;'?vv v.; ?"V^:>''v?v7^  ':yZy y}-:JV ���  I  ..i��.f��-'��s-rt'>.'!.-  Sechelt  and  sons  i  t  i  L 16-17-18  at your local -  Post Office for flyers  for complete sales item  M��M��  SECHELT   :-i^: .TwofStores ���';���-���. GIBSONS  v v Prescription Specialists.  T


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