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 LIBRARY  Provincial Library,  Victoria, B�� C��  Phone your news or  orders to  Sixth Year of Publication    Thursday August 7, 1952       Vol. 6-^     Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Salmon Derby to  Award Rowboat  First Deepsea Ship  Loads At Port Mellon  X       History wais made alt Port Mellon this week c for Howe Sound  :? Pulp Company-when the big British freighter "?Royal Star"  nosed in to takiei on a cargo, of 1000 tons of Kraft. This shipment  is not the largest to leave the pulp mill wharf, but it ]{? the first  shipmenttol'eave directly aboard a deepsea ship. Other shipm/ents  'have.left by bargeto be loaded aboard freightersi in Vancouver  harbour.   ������ ���.        :    v;       v?  Winches of thebig 9118 ton  "Royal Star" arejrumbling.at?  Port  Mellon as ^ she  takes  on  1000 tons of Kraft ?pulp from  ... the Howe Sound:mill for. the  British   market.   This   is   the  first shipment of pulp to leave  the mil aboard a deepsea ship  since Howe Sound Pulp Company took over the mill.  V The big ship, with the blue  star sailed up the Sound from  '?". Vancouver a few days ago  v. under command of her master,  Capt. H.W. McNeill of London.  Her  crew  of  63  men  are  all  Britishers.  Although    Captain    McNeill  has seen a good many portfe-of  , the world, ihter told the  Coast  / News   that   he   likes   British  Columbia and thinks the province hab> a great future.  His  big vessel which was built in  Greenock in 1942! is a regular  visitor to this coast, and will  ?  load,   at   United   States   ports  bfcfore    standing    out,    with ������  hatclheJB battened, for her trip *  ? across the? Atlantic and home  ':��� to  England.  Has Busy Session  "Now,.'' __asked Norman  Sargent, "havefc we someone  else who'll volunteer to help  with the tickets ? Oh, yels, and  how about someone selling  candy?"  "We still need someone to  ssee' -that the- -entries atfe: all  listed," , remarked Mrs. Ler  Feuvre. "And now can we  check over our list of judges?"  "What about decorations?"  someone asked from the side1-.  i: lines.  v   "We'll let you handle that  job", Norman Sargent calmly  . turned towards the speaker.  ' 'Railroalder!" snorted isome-  one near me.  It: was the last-and the  busiest meeting of the Gibsons  Fall Fair committee. Your reporter went along to try to get  a story; but it was hardly possible. So much was going onfall at the same time, it seemed.  More business was done in two  hours than, some organizations  do in a season:  To your reporter it gave one  overall impression 1 the amount  of detail neeessary to stage a  well - run fall fair. Judges had  to be contacted; arrangements  had to he> made to pick them  '?up; and to feed them, while  they; were visiting here. That  wtals Irat one small job. "Someone had to list all the exhibits  as thiey came inc An?d then there  was the job of allocating prize  money. .  ' No small task any of this.  Anyway, it all boils down to  a good time and a goodvshow  when the ���?Fall Fair open��; in  Gibsons on Friday, August 15.  Schedule calls for- activity  Friday evening, all day Saturday from 10 a.m..,and a; big  3M Fair dance Saturday; even  ing the School Hall.  ��� Preparations have been corn-  pi eted for the first annual  Thne'fcHDa^ Salmon derby in  Gibsons, according to Cliff  Gray, committee chairman. The  derby will be held August 30,  31, and Sept.l.  ��� Several worth-while prizes  have been donated by Vancouver- wholesalers, and Gibsons  merchants have contributed in  the purchase, of other prizes  including a 12-foot rowboat for  first prize. Ten prizes will be  awarded. Every;fisherman with  a fish over fivie> pounds stands  a chance to wiii a prize.  Thier miajor prize will be won  by the spinning of a roulette  wheel. The fisherman having  a fish weighing nearest 'th��  number on the wheel will bier  the winner of the boot.  The derby will start at 5 a.m.  on   August. 30   and   will   be  rv   ^ by "Pintail"  '* ??rv^eo^eJ^Dai^  ing experts ?Pishiermen will  register at Snijttty's boat  rental and will weigh-in each  evening before 10 o'clock.  T��h(e apmuaT dance,' will be  held August* 30 in the? School  Hall with music by Benny  Stone and his orchestra. Sunday evening at 9 o'clock, Mrs.  Fisher of the Mariner .Cafe will  hold ar private dinner for the  fishermen. .On Monday, Labor  Day, the prizes will be awarded  on. the dock at 3 o'clock.  The board of trade committee,  headed by -Cliff Gray, ha*  worked hard to line up an outstanding program for theholi*  day weekend, and Gibsons is  looking for an influx of Isaac  Walton's to try for one of the  prizes.  More U  Here This Year  It is no doubt due to th'e  advance publicity circulated by  the Black Ball Ferries that we  have had such an influx of  Amefr-iciajn tourists this year,  says Jim Cooper of Ttedrobffs.  "Whatever thiei cause", they are  extremely welcome," he said.  Passing through the Red-  rooffs resort almost any day  one eiees cars from California,  Kansas, Oregon, Pennsylvania,  and other states.  Jim   Cooper   confirmed   the  fact that a super-duper chrome  and silver  trailer, -more like  a penthouse odi wheels, belonged  to a Dr. .Farrish who with his  wife and family tnatvelled this  way  from  Pennsylvania.  The resort owner tells us that  th'e fishing is excellent again  this year with the cohoe running  well  and averaging five  to f:plz  poundfe>  Tlie  "Stoker  Sailmon Derby Cup?'.' is again  on display in the store and will  go to the Walterian, who catches  the largest   salmW  of   the  season. |  Pender Harbor and Madeira  areas' report thati the cohoe  catch is good. > y. y  ver  Resuscitator Here,  Ready (or Emergency  Without fuss or ballyhoo, the Gibsons firemen announced'  Tuesday that the Rcsuscitaitor fund was over the/ top. The an-*  nouncement came aibout a month after the volunteer firemen  started on their campaign to raise' sufficient monhy to buy a  re^tuscitator and attachments.  Strike, Fire Law  Closes Port Mellon  Carpenters are picketing at  Port Mellon. A union launch  came in to the Howe Sound  Pulp mill on Tuesday, putting  pickets on the job, and union  officials declared construction  work at the mill "hot". The  B.C. Bridge and Dredging  Company Shad fremiti carrying  on until Tuesday, despite the  carpenter tie-up, by using steel  as a substitute for lumber in  scaffolding.  The Howe Sound Pulp Company hap. been shut down for  some weeks due to the shortage  of pulp chips1. About 110 men  of a total crew of about 200  are working on maintenance.  Due to the fire season restrictions, the road work has  been shut down.  '��!;���*  EGMONT SCHOOL  GROUNDS TO BE  CLEARED, LEVELLED  The school board this week  gave the green. light to clearing and lejveil'ling the school  grounds a\t ?Egmont. Job should  be finished by school opening  next month.  Committees reported good  progress is biedng made on the  painting of Gibson^ Elementary  School and that the playground  at Roberts Creek has been  smoothed and levelled and that  a fencfe will bisi put up immediately. *  Thejr also okayed the Kinsmen Club application to erect  vfie^isf wheals and. merrjy-'gor  rounds on school property for  the Fall Fair,   is  IN POLICE COURT  Sam Johnson, Sechelt Indian,  was sentenced to three months  for, assault and causing bodily  harm, and an additional month  for carrying a knife.  L.M. Dubois was fined $10  and costs for operating a taxi  without a' chauffeur licence.  Five hundred Sechelters were educated the entertaining way  on Sunday when'a group of members of the Royal Lifesaving  Society were in this1 town for a display. The methods of demonstrating water safety and lifesalving was done with plenty of  glamour and humour.  Despite the choppy waters,  the water ballet group of six  girls wiate very wlell received  as well as a water ballet solo  by curvaceous Tanya' Gordon.  MJal>:(ter  of   ceremonies and  announcer for the events was  .Jack Lugrin,  honorary  secretary of the Vancouver group.  Ted Gordon and Bob McKay  demonstated how to approach  a near-drowning swimmer, and  suggested carrying a stick out  towiajrds the frantic swimmer  so that he could grab 4the' stick  and not the rescuer. Land drill  tetanus of .Cjigh't girls- demonstrated the- Holger-Neilson  respiration method which, ilsi to  replace thei Schafer method  of respiration.  During   thiei.    demonstration  one "spectator" leaned'too far  8    over the wharf rail and had to  many   of   the   more   difficult  dives could not be shown.  The Sechelt Board of Trade  has decided to make the display  along with aquatic sports, an  annual event.  Following the demonstrations,  three car-owners took the  fifteen mieanbers of the troup  out for a tour of the. orea which  included a stop - over at the  home of Ralph McGregor,  West Sechelt, a stop at Porpoise  Bay, and a visit to Wonderland Camp or Girls at Wilson  Creek.  Free transportation to and  from Sechelt was donated by  Marine' Express' Lines.  The team was high in Its  praise of Sechelt, and the hos  pitolfrty fcihown them by tin-  board of trade, and they look  forward to coming baiek again  to- thiei Sunshine Coast next  year.  be "rescued"? They used the  chain method on him. The  announcer assured thiei crowd  that the " hapless victim''  would pull through." We drown  him every Sunday for the  crowds,'' Jack Lugrin said.  Wilf Bacon and Rod Wilks  demonstrated how not to go  fishing and ended up in the  water in a tangle of arms, feet,  and filsihing lines, c a u s i n g  laughs apltenty from the onlookers. Another humorous skit Williams; Vice-president, J.D.  starred Rod Wilks in a) feminine Godfrey; Secretary-treas, Mrs.  role and Ted Gordon as the Meikld; and the executive  lifeguard. committee   comprises   ?Mrs.   G.  The^troup also demonstrated    Ladner, Mrs. Leuchte; and Mr.  what to do when an oyiercrowd-  WELCOME BEACH  RE-ELECTS OFFICERS  ��� Welcome Beach Community  Society held its annual meeting  recently at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. William Meikle. The ex-  ecutivB of last year was reelected by acclamation. They  are:    President,    J.    M.    Me  ed  rowboat? overturned-?  During an intermission Wendy  Rowan and  Wilf B&on  did  some exhibition diving* hut due  to the lack of a diving board*  T.B. Ladner is auditor  The meeting 'ended with a  wein'er-To.ast and sing song��  Music was supplied by the  Leuchte family who are well-  known for their musical ability.  A resuscitator, sent up to  Gibsons for display purposes,  is ready for use should it he  required.  A substantial cheque, to bring  the fund near the top, wafe re-  ceivjed from the Gay Elliott  'Blue Baiby fund. Added to  that was the cheque due from  thei Ratepayers Association  from money collected by previous firje. brigades a;nd entrusted to them for safekeeping"  'rhese two cheques swept away'  the tag-ends of the campaign  to take the< fund well over the  top. i ���-#?  The dtaaice that was planned  as  ai  money'-raise^ has   also  been   cancelled.   The   concert,,  by. the  Salvation. Army band,  will go on as scheduled. Firemen will  turn  over   proceedfe  to the Salvation Army and to  the Kinsmen Playground Fund.  "We  of  course,  are  highly  elated that we now halve  the  rteisiusteitator,"    C h.i e f    John  Bunyan  told the Coast News.  ." The fact that we made our  ohjeeitivev sbi sooih .slibws the?  f inje cp-operative - spirit1- of the-'  people of the community. We  are doubly happy  to - see  the.  fund go over the top so soou  tais a resuscitator can be a godsend   to   our   district   in   thj&  eummertime in casie of a drowning accident." {  Most of the credit, however^,,  must go to the firemen them-  sielvesi.    The    Smokey    Stover"  Social  club  was  the   first  to��*  donate to the fund. Since that  time they  have  made  house-  to-house  calls  and  harve   constantly kept the nieed for the-  (apparatus before the public.  The firemen, are, indeed, to  be congratulated on the fin^-  effort they put fomvard. Despite the slow-down of ftuisinessv  due to th'e IWA strike they  kept plugging - and did a'  mighty fine job.  Gibsons Welcomes  Weekend Yachters  Gibsons was in real holiday  mood over the weekend witfe  the floats around the wharf?  busy. On Saturday nine sail--  ing cruisers came into the. harbour here to spend a) few hoisrs  in the calmness of the ct>v-e���  Outside around Cape Hog&&'  Curtis, a sou'.- wester was  churning up whitecapfc; a tirip  out there meant decks awasis  and reefed sails.  Several large power Cruisers;  were- also in the harbour,,,  several of them spending the?  entire weekend here.  On Sunday, the temperature;-  soiaired to an un'offirial 90 ins  Gibsons for the hottest clay o��  the year. Beaches* were crowded as youngsters and adults*  alike made1 for the eoolefcfc:  place they could find.  The salmon are beginning to>>  run with   fairly good   catcher  reported  SmvVy  morning. /r  ��    ��    #<  The Coast News     Thursday August  7,  1952  She ��oast N^xus  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.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45  Sox 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  (L>ditorial5  Quo Vadis  The movie, Quo^,Vadis, which will show this week at the  Gibsons and the Sechelt theatre, depicts life in Rome when  civilization was on the ebb, when the populace screamed for  bread and circuses, and when Christians were thrown to the  lion* to satisfy the insane addiction of the populace' for excitement. ���  .Unfortunately, there is a striking parallel in these days of  our years. Not that we, of course, would throw anyone to hungry  lions or keep slaves or find pleasure in torture others. Civilization has taken us beyond that. But the same forces are. here today, pushing civilization ajs they were in. those days.  We still get pleasure, in 'seeing someone else suffer. It gives  us such a superior feeling. So we bawl out the bus driver or the  girl in the coffee shop or the careless pedestrian. Yes, we go  further than that. We wish them murder; even though to actually  murder is illegal.  We still have that feeling of not knowing where we are  going. .In the.days of Nero the call: was for 'Bread and Circuses.'  Today it is for Sunday entertainment, Bikini suits, and a car  that will accelerate to 110 m.p.h. in 11 seconds.  And, as a further parallel, we still have our Christians.  They are still a serious people ��� yet, they do know how to  smile. They are still persecuted ��� yes, even in Canada. .  In Quo Vaidis, the Christians amazed Nfero and his court  because of their deep-rooted peace of mind; and today, those  who are real ���believers in something higher-than and beyond the  pa'le of paper-mache backdrops and the sequins, the pomp and  the buffoonetry, are still amazing the world.  And yet, as did Rome, we look for the cure-all elsewhere.  e're yon walk  A few days ago we saw a man on the side of the road, squirting foliage with a spray gun. We passed by agains a few days  later, and there was- devastation there: dead leaves, and rusted  tin cans among the withered grass.  This week we saw another man. He was. scattering something  along the edge of the road.   .    ?  "What ere you doing?" we asked.  "I am slowing seeds!," he replied. "I always carry a pocketful and scatter them wherever I go-lupin, delphinium, cornflower.'I try to leave a little brightness along the way."  Reader's Ri  Editor, The Coast News,  Sir: ���     .  Having .been"one-of the first  to receive the two free-..show  tickets from your paper, I  thought it only right that I  put my thanks in writing. For  my part, I think it's a very  worthwhile undertaking. Every  one likes a surprise; a;nd for  a; subscription. booster I think  you have a fine idea. My wife  and I both enjoyed thei show at  the Secheilt Theatre and might  add both enrjoy j^our paper.  George E. Hopkins  Woods '-��� Waters ��� Wildlife: The tourist'is trinity.  B.C. Fisheries  Had Best Year  The fisheries of British  Columbia in 1951 enjoyed the  greatest y!ear from a value-  of-product standpoint in their  long history, according to the  Federal Department of Fisheries.  The year's total dollar volume  reach ed $85,000,000, an increase  of $17,000,000 over the previous  year.  "The increase is almost  entirely accounted for by the  good salmon fishing and the  salmon pack being the best in  ten years," said G.W. Henderson, ' palcific district sialics  manager of the American Can  Company^ leading makers of  fish cans.  w*\i<" -rv*"  f ��3  is rm or ta  &v*  ~ By SANDY LOAM ���  GARDEN CLUBS  On    Tuesday    the     Gibsons  Garden. Club held its monthly  meeting in the Anglican Hall.  It took  the form of a Parlor  Show, with some very attractive   flowers,   with,   a   brief  address   on    giarden   matters.  Pianist   for   the   Club's   usual  display   at   the   Annual. Fall  Fair were dealt with,   and  in  spite  of the  small attendance  the affair was most enjoyable.  Our frielnd's across the border  have the Garden Club elevated  to a real power for good in the  community. The programs are  usually   keyed   to   beautifying  some  portion  of thee district,  and  results  are   usually   most  sati!-trying.   In  Fjm'allefrv  places  they    conduct    cleanup    campaigns ;   drive   to   keep   public  and private dumps hidden, and  disused ones covered with soil;  Landscaping    of     all     public  buildings,     ineluding     schools  and  churche^.  They  even  encourage   owners   of  prominent,  lots  to  landscape them;  even  at times adopting a lot as an  enterprize    for    their    junior  F.iection.  Many adulft.' cfyihs sponsor  a club for young folks of the  district, as. well, .as organizing  flower shows and other garden  events. A major project of the  Men's Garden Clubs of America  is testing mew plants in different parts of the country, and  over one hundred clubs share  in this useful work.  People have asked what good  a garden club could' be in  Gibsons! Just look around and  imagine what the odd hunred  eager clubbers COULD do!  How about joining, the local  .club? .'���    y  KRILIUM AND ITS PALS  ;Never before has a ?farm and  garden product had So vastahv"?  amount of publicity; certainly  no   product?-cbiild   claim   its  almost  magical  properties.  Wje have seen tlie material  in one of its many forms, but  have not tried it. We would  point out that its main virtue  is claimed to be its effect on  hard clay soils, and that bur  light soils need moisture holding humus rather than breaking it up;? also that there is.  no plant'nourishment in it;  it is just ??a soil conditioner.  Until we "have checked the -  special virtues of this remarkable chemical product, we shall  continue to' plug f^or peat moss  -expensive though it is in baled  form.  THANKS A LOT  Thanks for thjei nice letters  and words of appreciation  received during the last week  or two.  The Editor rather shocked  me with his comments om my  remarks! about wondering if  people readfethe column; your  kind respons&helped a lot.  Good fishing? and good hunting need forest cover. *  ANNUAL fALLfAIC  v"*~r:j$&'.        3ji School Hall and Adjacent Halls, Gibsons  Friday, Aug. 15, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Official Opening 1 p.m. by Tony Gargrave, MLA  EXHIBITS:    Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables,  Home-cooking, Home^aiuiing,  Weaving, Needlework, Handicrafts,  Poultry, Rabbity Turkeys, School Section  REFRESHMENTS:    Candy'Booth; W.I. Stall  F.I. Ways and Means Stall  FAIR RAFFLE:    Grocery HaHotfpejv 3?tickets, 25 cents  ^air under auspices of Howe Sound Farmer's and Women's Institutes  Send entries to secretary,/Mr^M. M  Admission: 25 cents  (includes  admission to all buildings)  Children under 16, Free  DOOR PRIZES  $10.00        $5.00  DANCE: 9 to 12  $1.00 each  Keep the Sizzle  Outof ' .  Summer!  Look like a COOL million on hot summer  days . ... send clothes to us for regular dry  cleaning! Limp, soiled, wrinkled garments  take on new life when our experts refresh  them . . . y&u'U invite compliments when  you wear them! Call us today!  Peninsula Cleaners  Dry Cleaning for the Peninsula  Phone Gibsons 1O0  TOMORROW ��� SATURDAY  7 and 9 p.m. Sat. Mat.  BELLES   ON   THEIR   TOES  Sequel .to   "cheaper   toy   the  Dozen"  Mon. Tues. 8, p.m.  THE   WILD   NOUTH  RjC.M.F.   story   in   color  Wed. 8, p.m.   Abbott and Costello ....  JACK &  THE BEANSTALK  '..'.. Super Color ........  Thurs. Fri; Sat  ���-.'..'X Cecil  B. DeMilles   ',: .X"  ON EARTH  GREATEST SHOW  Gibsons Theatre  TOMORROW   Sat.  8,   p.m.  JESSE  JAMES  ..   ....   Technicolor   ....  Mon. Tues. 8, p.m.  ~   MANON  ... A daring French picture..  Adult   Entertainment  Wed.  Thurs.   8,   p.m.  THUNDERHEABy  SON   of   FLICKA  ..    ....   Technicolor   ....    ..  '���y '''��� -.f.~i>'"''���'*\'���'''   y���'���.''���i'��� :'������.   -''-;>���;/"','  ,-  NEXT   Fri.   and  Sat.  August   18,   19  LONE &TAR  Sechelt Theatre  ?v  ; Mightiest of Motion Pictures! i  j Cecil B. DeMille's,  THE  starruifi  asm  Color by  TEGHMCOLQR  coma     awiTON       dokhhv.,      ��.otu *�����  ~   HENRY WlLCOXm  LYLE BETT6ER  LAWRENCE TIERNEY ��� EMMETT KELLY ��� MQLA-ANTOINETTE CONCELLO  tn**t mt WtcM\i CECIL B. DeMILLE  Tntm vM On CMpwttlM *J Rm^Hmx Ink.- tons ft Mky CIrm  um**, t,y nam m. rum. umt mm m ihimbi St. iiir  S*f ��j fHMtt �� FU8K. 1IEUM ST. IIIR nt fMM MKTI  ��  ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  A tuuuM   ���  Thurs. Fri.-.Sat.   Aug. 14,15/  Saturday   Matinee  Z    A^I^lfy CHILDREN 35^r DUSTY ROADS  Editor, The Coast News  Sir: ���  How  can we  expect to  encourage  touristel to   visit  the  Sechelt Peninsula or permanent  residents to. settle here  when  the    Department    of    Public  Works is apparently deliberately trying to discourage devolop-  ment   The    Gibsons ^opkims  road is an outstanding example  of the situpid handling of the  road situation  by the Depart-  ?nient   of" Public  Workfs.  Back  in   the "thirties   when   traffic  along this road was negligible  compared with today's traffic,  this   road   was   oiled   on   the  section    between    the    Indian  Reserve    and    Soames    Point,  this section being almost solidly  built up. Following a petition  sent to the Minister of Public  Works in 1949 a contract was  let to double flush this section  iiif    1950.    Unfortunately    the  contractors did   not  arrive   at  Gibsons  until  too  late  in the  season  and   the  contract was  canceJkid,.  After  writing  tihe  Deputy   Minister,   I   was   advised  by   the   Chief  Engineer  in  May of  this year  that  it  might be possible' to give the  road a light coat of oil financed    out-   of    revenue    after  certain improvements had been  made. Towards the end of June  I was informed that only $15,  000 wials  avasliabife for these  improvement^   that  the  work  would be started from Williamson's   Landing   and    that   it  would be unlikely that the bulldozer   would   get   as   far   as  Soianies  Point.  As  the  clouds  of dust were upon us at Soames  Point, I telephoned thei Chief  Engineer and the Road Foreman and received their approval to treat 300 feet outside my  residence with Calcium Chloride.   Two   days   after   I   had  completed  this  treatment  the  grader came along and made a>  splendid job of covering it with  nice fresh dirt ?Then followed  the unkindest cut of all. After  the arrival of thei summer vilsdt-  Another  distinguished  product of  The BRITISH  COLUMBIA  DISTILLERY  Co. Ltd.  ��� ��� ���  RE  The British Columbia Distillery Co. Ltd.  NEW  WESTMINSTER.   B.C.  BCD-1-07  This advertisement      ���  is not published or displayed by    .  the Liquor. Control Board or by the  Government of British Columbia.  ors early in July, down the  road camfc, the bulldozer  scraping down, the bank on the  higher side of the road and  filling in the lower, side followed by the grader to ensure that  the dry earth was thoroughly  pulverized into dust. Not satisfied with thei result, down  came the grader a few days  later to dig a shallow ditch  at one side of the road. Shortly  afterwards the bulldozer felt  a tinge of jealousy and took  a little more earth off the bank  and ."filled    the    ditch.    The  grader  ���of  stand this  terminedly  days  later  course,   could  not  treatment and de-  eanie along a few  and dug another  . ditch. Then the equipment left  for other and greener fields  and I discovered that the really  dangerous sections of this  road, the corner at 'Soames  Creek Bridge, the road through  Granthams. Village and the  corner at the top of Granthams  hill had not  been touched.  At weekrends, by a rough  . estimate1, there are approximately two- to three, hundred  oans and trucks pass the houses  on this section of .tihe road  daily and the resulting clouds  of dust have heen indescribable.  To my own knowledge some  summer visitors closed up their  cottages and went back to  Vancouver.  The rain last week came as  a blessed relief and by the end  of  the  week   thte  traffic   had  packed the clay in th,e> fill into  a fairly hard surface and the  residents  had  hopes  of   some  mitigation in the dust nuisance  during the month of August.  But wass our efficient Department of Public Works satisfied  with this condition? Decidedly  no. Although there was not  a. pot hole in sight between  Gibsons and Hopkins the grader  came along again* loosened the  packed dirt and pulverized it  into dry  dust.  With discontinuance of the  Union Steamship service and  the advent of the Black Ball  ferry the Granthialms and Hopkins districts 'arei now dependent entirely on road tranporta-  tion. The coastline between  Gibsons and Hopkins ha, some  of the fineist residential sites  in B.Ci. but 'the Department  of Public Works, through its  stupid .handling of the road  situation, is discouraging its  development either for summer  homes . or permanent population. Now we am<. faced with a1  further increase of traffic when  the Port Mellon road is opened  and, unless this road is improved and dust-proofed hi the.  thickly populated sections, the  futurei is grim indeed. Instead  of an influx of population we  shall have a large proportion  of the homes1 empty, as indeed  they are this summer.  T. Humphries  Thursday August  7,  1952       The Coast News  3  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  HALFMOON   BAY  Lumber  Cut  to  Your Specifications  ��� Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-Z ���  Are you  BUILDING?  We can supply men and  material for any job  Carpenters  Plumbers  Electricians  Painters  Sechelt  Building Supplies  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  free Tickei  Movies  FREE to Coast News Subscribers!  0 Each week two names will be picked  at random from our subscription files  ��� one from Gibsons area and one from  Sechelt - Half moon area  $ These names will be carried in the Coast  News and will entitle each of the two  subscribers to TWO theater tickets.  O DON'T LET YOUR SUBSCRIPTION  LAPSE ��� YOU CAN BE A WINNER  NEXT WEEK!  This  week's   winners   are:  W.W. HOLMES ��� Gibsons  Mrs. W.K. WOODS ��� Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  The Friendly,  Unbiased Voice  of  the  Sunshine  Coast  m  888?  pi  &8W:  8;8iS  ���  Hi  GUARD/MS OF PEACE  The Infantry Mortar Crew...  few*  lip  l  m  wm  In attack and defence, the Mortar Crew adds to the effectiveness of Infantry.  Accurate, concentrated firepower is vital to successful operation in the field. It calls  for cool, highly trained men to operate the many complex weapons of the Infantry.  Canada's tough, independent Infantrymen are the finest fighting soldiers in  the world. At home and overseas, these young men stand in the front lines of  Canada's freedom.  There are outstanding career opportunities for young men in the Canadian  Army Active Force. They are career opportunities with challenges of adventure,  the excitement of travel in the most important job in Canada today ��� defence.  You are eligible for service in the Canadian Army Active Force if you are 17  to 40 years of age, tradesmen to 45, physically fit and ready to serve anywhere.  For full information visit the Army  recruiting office nearest your home.  No. 11 Personnel Depot,  4201 West 3rd Avenue,  Vancouver, B.C.  A205W-BC 4  The Coast News        Thursday August 7,  1952  Injuns Invade  Stratford Camp  Loudter than usual sounds of  amirfh emanated from Stratford  ���Camp two weeks ago when the  warriors a'nd maids of the tribe  enrjoyed a. potlatch. A vivid  campfire of logs and red paper  .made ample heat for the warm  evening and was set on the  badminton court with a blanket  -strewn net in the background  and the 'singing waters' creek  beside them.  The mighty warriors, resplendent in hand-made headdresses and masks, sat cross-  legged around the fire whilst  in the rear tihe doeilt women  ranged., with their papooses  strapped to their backs.  First on the program was a  three act play, written in verse,  locally, and presented 'pantomime style, with Chief Jtean  Dargie as narrator. In the final  act the maiden was won by  the daring brave and  carried  off to his camp. Here Counsel  ler'"Phyllis Ault left her station  abruptly to dash to the piano  and provide music for the  dance of the captured maiden,  one whose white name is  Dolores Newlin, who, apparently has danced all her short life.  Next the braves were handed  musical jimpUbments, and accompanied by Chief Dargie on  the piano gave some rhythm  band numbers. Following that  the group moved to the steps  of the building and settled  themselves for a. sing-song after  which they listened to words  of wisdom from Venerable  Grandmother, a tasty dish done  up in numterous shawls and  long  gray  blanket  braids.  Be'dtime candy came next  followed by the toothbrush  and bedtime prayers ritual and  braves and maidens bade goodnight to another day of camp  activities.  He: When did you learn to  kiss like that?  She': I used tp blow up footballs.  7 Tree Farm idea  Takes Hold Here  FOR SALE  4   Room   House   for   sale   in   the  Orchard, Sechelt.  $2500 Terms.  Chuck  Blanchard.   Phone 54W.  tfn.  FOR SALE. 15 ft. motor boat, 2%  h.p. Briggs engine, ?two way clutch,  half cabin. Apply J. Attlee. 32  Shoe Business for sale in Gibsons.  A going. concern. Apply Anderson's  Shoes.  SHOES ��� Closing out sale with  a?!l shoes (except running shoes)  going at reduced prices. Drop in  and look around. Anderson's Shoes,  Gibsons.  Alder wood, $10.50 per cord;  Fir wood $11.50 per cord, delivered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  Oibsons. Phone 20-L tfn  Furnished new 3.roomed house, full  plumbing, large lot, convenient  location. Apply W. A. Youngson,  Sechelt. tfn  Fireco, Coal and wood stove, white  enamel, year old, $150. Mrs. G. Hill,  Gibsons.   Telephone   78  ,     ' 34;  Six room house on one and a half  acres; Pembroke - bathroom, com,  plete with shower; electricity.  Good value at $3500. Mrs. R. M.  Smith, cornet Sechelt Highway and  Pratt Road. 32  SIX modern bearded iris, named  and labelled, $2.00. Top favourites.  A.G. Andrews, Granthams Landing  32  Well bred heifer, due to freshen  in a month. Reasonable. Box 23,  Coast News.  6   Hens,   or  more,   at   $1.00  each  fapprox.  4  lbs.   each)   live'weight  at farm; Order now for delivery up  to Oct.  1, '52      W.H. Palmer  Phone   Gibsons   20 R. 53  Three lots, two on sea front, small  liouse, wired, furniture, good well.  Reasonable. Peninsula Realty  Roberts' Creek.  HOUSES TO.EXCHANGE  9   We have listed for exchange a very  attractive little home in the Renfrew  district, Vancouver. Three rooms  and baithriDom. Electricity. Weil-  built. Two lawns; garage. Sidewalks  and bus service. Close to stores.  Taxes under $50. Conservative value  $4,000. Owner will exchange "even"  for similar home in Gibsons area.  Photo of above house shown in  listing frame at our office. John  Coleridge Agencies, Gibsons.  WORK WANTED  A competent radio technician now  op. duty at Gibsons Electric. Phone'  45 for prompt radio service.       tfn  Spray and Brush Painting; also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons  33. tfn  Dave Gregerson ��� Licenced Electrician. Madeira Park, Pender Harbour, tfn  WATCH REPAIR ��� All types of  watches and jewelry repaired. Re_  liable, fast, efficient. Union General  Store, Sechelt. . ~ tfn  ANNOUNCEMENT ~~  Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Clayton of  Sechelt extend a cordial invitation  to all friends to the marriage of  their daughter Phyliss/ Muriel to  Mr. Roy Cameron Morris, RC'N.-  at St. Hilda's Church, Sechelt, on  Monday, August 18 at 3:15 p.m.  and to the reception following in  the Legion Hall.  LEGAL  Extension table, solid walnut, in  perfect condition, 20 inches by 4  feet. Opens to seat six. J. Glassford,  Gibsons.  LOST  LOST: Ladies Elgin Deluxe wrist  watch in Gibsons. .Reward, Mrs.  A-E.  Ritchey.  Phone  86  LAND  ACT  Notice of Intention to apply to  Purchase Land  In the Land Recording District  of Vancouver and Situate about  one miile West of Elphinstone  School and about two miles East;?  of Wilson Creek. TAKE NOTICE  that Leslie Warren Swanson of  627 Forest Street, Bellingham,  Washington, occupation Comptrol.  ler, intends to apply for permission  to purchase the following described  Lands;  Commencing at a post planted  at the South East Corner of Lot  6213, Thence North to North East  Corner; Thence East 20 chains  more or less; Thence South 20  chains more or less; Thence West ���  20 chains more or less and contain,  ing 40 acres more or less.  Leslie Warren Swanson  Dated July 8. 1952  A tree farm sustained yield  program, as a practical step  towards good forest management iin B.C. was approved  recently at a general meeting,  of the< Truck Loggers' Association held in Vancouver, according to J.W. Baikie, president  of the association.  The tree farm idea gained  support because it was felt that  everyone in the industry, regardless of size, would have  the opportunity to participate  in the growing of tnees as a  crop. A tree farm would be a  permanent, yet transferable,  interest, thereby, assuring a  comstant realizable! asslet for  the ownier);i for their investment for their time, effort and  and money.  It is the hope of the Asso-  iiation that a large number of  people will become interested  in, the tree farm movement to  assure the ?future forests of the  province.  First treel farm eeirtificate  granted in B.C. went to T.G.  Wright of Vancouver who has  a small area of forest land on  Howe Sound a few miles north  of Gibsons.  Many Summer Guests  Ai Secret Cove  Among fummer visitors to  Willision's at Secret Cove have  been Mr. and Mrs. J. Willison  along with their two daughters  Marion and Laura, of Regiha,  Saisk; Mr. and ?Mrs. C. Wiles  and their daughter, Betty, of  Vancouver; Mr1, and Mrs.  Morris Linstad from New Westminister and Mr. and Mrs. Al  Brynelson and Mr. and Mrs.  Bill Cowell all of Bellingham.  -    ���   ������ -Wr.^y.-.y       ��� , v ,-     jy- ..-:  I^hnrcli Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  August 10, 1952  Ninth  Sunday  after Trinity  St. Bartholomew's  Church  Gibsons  7.30 p.m. Evensong  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  St. 8Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m. Holy , Communion  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9.45 ai.mv Sunday  Sehool  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, 6 titer church  home.  St. VINCENT'S AMISSIONS  August 10, 1952.  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 9 a.m.  Holy Family- -���' Sechelt  11 a.mV  August 17, 1952  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 11 a.m.  ,   Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9 a.m.  Gibsons Briefs  .Visiting with Mr. and Mrs.  F.S. Lieonard at Granthams  Landing are their neice and  nephew, Mr. and Mrs. W.L.  Reeve. ;  Visitinig his parents for'' a  few days in Gibsons was Wing  Commtamder    W. B.    Hodgson  DFC, ofEc^r 'commanding at  Clareslholm Alberta. Wing Com-  meander Hodgson flew in to  Gibsons and was picked up by  plane* here on Monday. His  parents are Mr. and Mrs. W.B.  Hodgson.  "~ Mr. W. Batrker of Vancouver  recently visited with Mr. and  Mrs. A Mainwaring in Gibsons.  PENTECOSTAL  .TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  '!���'��� 9:45 a?hi. Sunday School  11:00 a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  Wednesday 8 p.m!.  Young Peoples', Friday 8 p.m.  usiness an  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor Records  Columbia Records  Frigidaire Ranges and  Refrigerators  -Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING  Rocks ��� Hardpan ��� Roadbuilding  JACK CAMPBELL  5308 Pr. Edward Ave., Vancouver  ���- FRaser 3831 ���' . '  Fully  Licensed.' All   Experienced  Men.  BEER BOTTLES  Will   call   and   buy for   "ash,   bee*  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls   made   at  intervals   from  Hopkins to Irvine's Landing  R. H. STROSHEIN  Wilson-Creek.  BULLDOZING  ADERNICK'S  BULLDOZING  General bulldozing ��� Logging  Land  clearing-^- Road  work  Telephone Sechelt 30-R  Located behind Bank of Montreal  in  Sechelt.  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Giosuns 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  45  Appliances  ���   Fixtures  ���  Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating ' Ass'n.  Washing Machines  FLORIST, ,  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  Headquarters   for  Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards ;��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B. C.  TYPEWRITERS  Typewriter Sales and Service  Remington Rand Agent  48 - hour service  Colin Wingrave       Granth.79L  ...'.' See  THE COAST NEWS  ��� ' ? ... ��� ���. for ������ ?.;.-.;/:���  QUALITY  PRINTING   ?)  OFFICE   SUPPLIES  PERSONAL   STAiTiONARY  ���    PROGRAMMES?.  RUBBER STAMPS  Phone Gibsons 45 >  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ���-Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res: 58  NOTARY PUBLIC  C. JOHN COLERIDGE  ���  Gibsons ���  Office 37 Res. 116 W  OIL. BURNERS"     v  C & S OIL BURNERS  SALES  and  SERVICE  W.   Swain D.  Currie  Ranges,   Furnaces,   Chimneys,.  Cleaned  . ��� ��� Sechelt 74 ���  PLUMBING  Plumbing  and Electrical  Supplies   Fixtures  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  RADIO  Sechelt Radio & Electrical  Appliance Service  Radio and Refrigeration Repairs  W. G. PORTT  Telephone Sechelt 25 J  REAL ESTATE and" ~"  INSURANCE     ..  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and   District's   Only   Foil  Time Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  Phone Gibsons 37  SECOND HAND STORE  Hardware ���.China    '  Tools ���-Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books      .'���-���'*  WE BUY __ TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND^  "*"   HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  KINDERGARTEN  STRATFORD  KINDERGARTEN  at  STRATFORD   CAMPSITE  Roberts Creek  Residential and  Day Pupils  Opens September 15th  H. Gailiford ��� R. R. 1, Gibsons  Phone 22 A  GIBSONS KINDERGARTEN  Opens Sept. 8, 1952  Information ��� Miss WM. New  Phone   96.J Thursday August  7 ��� 1952    The Coast News  featuring  and The 'WX Trail Riders  Saturday, August 23  Roberts Creek Hall  STAGE SHOW from 8 to 9 p.m.  Check your requirements of  LUMBER  ~ ���    SAiSH ���-  DOORS  ROOFING  V WALLROARDS  .    MOULDINGS  PAINT  ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES  PLUMBING SUPPLIES  CEMENT  SAND  GRAVEL  THEN Phone SECHELT 60  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  While visiting the FALL FAIR drop in to  Sunset Hardware  Gibsons [_-.''  .   ' >  FAIR WE��K SPECIAL  Galvanized wash tubs  Reg: 3=55   for only $2.95  WATCH THIS SPACE EACH WEEK FOR BARGAINS  Sunset Hardware  J. Wood J.  Clements  Pfcoiie 32 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  i  | tftM��s  xsr  UNION SPECIALS  ��� SATURDAY ONLY ���  SWIFT'S LARD ,      2 lb 25^  MARGENE in quarter pats 39  PARKEY in quarter pats 38  KRAFT SLICED CHEESE  Old English, Pimento,  Canadian 35  KRAFT SWISS SLICES 37  EMPIRE SLICED SiTDE BACON  Vs's, cello       22^  See the bargains on the Odds and Ends tabls  in the drygobds dept.  ';.'������"���-:. ���:       .:'���"���'���.��� "v. '.���'.-���;"���    ; ��� . i  YOUR RED AND/WHITE STORE  l^nion General Store  Phone Sechelt 18  By ARIES  Visitors to Sechelt are Mr.  and Mrs. John Bertram of  Coquitlam who are staying  with. Mrs. Bertram's parents,  Mr. and Mrs. N.J. Nelson. Also  visiting in Secb&lt &re Mrs. S.  Fohl and MisUi-Viola Pohl of  Red Deer, staying with Mrs.  Danny Mulrooney.  Mrs. . Marjorie Haekett is  away on a trip to the interior  Ann Gordon celebrated a  birthday r,e-eently and she had  a party which finished .with a  visit to the movies-. Guests in-  cludelji Derdlyn Cooke, Joan  Chambers, Margaret ���. Williams,  ?Dorothy Larsen, Diane McColl,  El'eanor Powell, HJeilien Potts  and Glemna Fravell of Bellingham.  Miste Phyliss Clayton was  honoree at a surprise shower  held in St. Hilda's Parish Hall  recently. Thirty six guests  were prpiseniti and giftfe were  beautiful hiatving been placed  in a iljairge mode(l of HMCS  Nadine in which the prospective bridegroom is an officer.  Miss Clayton is the daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Clayton  of Sechelt and for frome time  ���she ha$i been teaching in Vic*  toria.  Bobo Paul Wins  Boxing Laurels   -  Benny (Bobo) Paul of Sechelt  won the North American Indian  boxing championship in Seattle  when: he knocked out Ben  Capps in the sixth round. The  345 lb. Sechelter gave 160 lb.  Capps of Burns Oregon, a  tough battle until the. 6th when  he finally put the Oregonian  down for good.  Johnnie Hattan, Bobo's  Seattle trajiner, reports that the  local boy, will .start training  for more battles in the Evergreen  Gym in Seattle.  The champ will return to  Sechelt for a1 while around  August 20; and sends greetings to the Peninsula from the  Puget Sound city.  Sweet Pea, Glad  Show Successful  Flowers in profusion1, in all  their brilliant array, were  shown laist week at the Garden  club exhibit in Gibsons. There  were between 150 and 200  entries in, all classes, brightening the Anglican parith hall-  The affair was the annua!  show of gladiolus and sweet  peas.  The meeting was opened by  the chairman Mr. Chat, and  durinig thei evening, Nornratn  Sargent, Fair committee chair  man, spoke briefly. He said  that the show was one of. best  he ha'd seen in Gibsons and that  the Garden Club was to be congratulated.  Convenors    were    Mrs.    G  Corlett.   Mrhi.  W.B.   Hodgson,  and. Mrs.  Morris.  Prizes  were  awarded as follows.  Single. Gladiolus, Mrs. Corlett,  Mrs.   Crich,   Mrs.   Chamberlin,  Set of three Glads: Mrs.  Chamberlin, Mr. Donaldson  Mr.   Donaldson.  Groun   of   G'kidsi:   No   fir^t.  Mr. A M. Williamson (second)  Vase .of   Sweet   Peas:   Mr.  Ch^t,    Mrs.    Chamberlin,    Mr.  Chatv-  Bowlof Sweet Peas: Mr: A  M.   Williamson,   Mrs.   Oswald,  Mrs.  Corlett; ,??v.   ;  Special Swpet Peas: Mrs.  Corlett and  Mrs.  Smith.  Summer Lilacs: No?, first;  Mrs.  Smith   (second).;    ?   ;:"?1  For a? full exhibit of'l2:^ia.��e���*  of g.ladiplu|5?:,ST)eciar^^ntiipn  went to Mrs. Wortman.  leanings  By GYPSY TOWERS  Not by twos do they, come,  but carloads! A tiasi full for  the Jim Dykes, Mr. and Mrs."  Floyd Cusack and three children from Chilliwack romping  the bieach and ijnjoyting thi��  good thingst from Dad and  Mom's garden.  A working bee- at Mrs. A.  B.B. Hill's setting things right  before, dia|ug|itfcr Praley and  grandchildren Penny and  Jackie leave for the interior.  Another week in town for  Mrs. J.D: Smith. Two carloads  for the William Bow's when  Mrs. (Bow was hostess to a  group of the Lady Aberdeen  Scottish Dance Society when  the patio and porch rang with  the patter of dancjng feet.  Mrs. Bruce Coles and family  vacationing ��� in one of tihe Lau  eiottag!ei|3 commut&ng by boat  and car to Stronlochie. ?Mr. aaid  Mrs. Jamteis Blea'ton away to  Portland to bring daughter  Muriel Wood and .grandsibm.  Ernest back for a ��ew weeks  of cool breezes iawd Gower sunshine. Sandy in the good care  of Mrs. J.D. Smith.  Miss Lena Townfeiend visiting  her mother and the little Cowan  family who will h,e> leaving  shortly for  Ocean Falls.  M?issi Dorothy WHr weekending with hier mother at the  Weir summer home, still in a  ,glow from her trip to Seattle  where she witnessed the colorful fireworks display, marching  and dancing horses, drum  majorettes and Vancouver's  Beauty Queen in the monstrous  Legion  parade.  Over to Nanaimo and way  points for Mr. land Mrs. Jules  Mainil to celebrate their wedding anniversary.  The Harry Thorn's piling  up'their winter fuel ready to  throw another log on the fire  come   Old   Man   Winter.  A carload of visitors from  the Prairies for IVLr. and Mrs.  George Ayles. And the rest I  haven't caught up with!  Date Pad  Aug. 8 ��� Pender Harbour 2 p.m.  at Mission Club House, St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary are holding a  rummage sale and tea.  Aug. 15-16 ��� Howe Sound  Annual Pair, in School HaJl and  adjacent grounds at Gibsons. Plan  on being there.  Aug. 13 ��� Gibsons, at the home  of Mrs. Atlee, 2 p.m. regular meeting  of V.O.N. Visitors welcome.  Aug. 15 ��� Roberts Creek 2 p.m. at  the Roberts Creek United Church,  Annual Tea and sale of work of  the W.A. on the church   grounds.  Aug. 23 ��� Roberts Creek Hall.  V.OjN. Dance. Big floor show at 8,  dance follows, music by Evan  Kemps' C*CWX Trail Riders ���  enjoy yourself while helping a very  worthy cause.  TODAY   ���   Congratulations   to  the   Crane   Brothers.   Their   motel  at the top of the hill proudly bears  the     Governments    FOUR     STAR  RATING  KlilEP RIGHT ON TELLINO  YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT THE  PLEASANT THINGS WE ENJOY  JN THE SUNSHINE COAST ���  it's really a grand place to live ���  and remember we enjoy finding.  homes for you and your friends.  This   Date  Pad   is   sponsored  and  paid for by your friendly realtors  ��� the ���  Totem Realty  Sponsors of this community service  List   your   property   with   us for  RESULTS.  Phone Gibsons 44  rm  Net gust  "AUTOMATIC DEFROSTING  /wTriMatic  ���St^vs.  tf/efytHs  *toS3Z&*  *H**$n*  0  01  Automatic. Fully automatic defrosting. Nothing to do.no wafer to empty.  Frozen foods stay brick-hard I  By Manual Control. Fast, electric  defrosting ony time of day you want  it. A welcome convenience!  Conventional. Defrost slowly if you  wish. Hondy when you clean interior  of your refrigeratorl  FULL COLOR INTERIORS  COLOR-KEYED EXTERIORS  Spring-fresh Green interiors make  food look twice as tempting! Sparkling gold trim! Door handles in  shades to match your kitchen color  scheme; eleven interchangeable colors! See these "femineered��" beauties!  8 modeIs-8 sizes-8 prices starting at JJJ286.75  Phone Gibsons 39 \  6 T?he Coast News    Thursday August 7,  1952  NOW IN THE  NEW  QUARTER  PACK  Camp Bpg Has  amp mm  Wm.  McFADDEN  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPLIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  Reuben  Stroshein  FEEDS  SEEDS  Fertile  ezers  Wilson   Creek  Phone 83-C  CAL GEORGE  British Columbia's most popular quiz  Came���CASINO���is heard twice daily,  Offering listeners 32 chances to collect  ��m the huge daily jackpot.. Solve the  Kiddle and send your answers tp CASINO.  Dial 980 Monday  thru  Friday  at 9:05 a.m. and 4:05 p.m.  Camp Byng has experienced  a good year of campinng with  few mishaps ansd very littile  homesickness among the younger Cubs, says Bob Howard,  camp warden at the Boy Scout  training centre.  "Since the summer season  started we hafve had six groups  use the facilities of Camp Byng  "a total complement of 186  boys and 41 leaders.," say's  Bob. Howard. ''Three groups  expected for August will bring  those figures 346 boys and 75  leaders.  "It  i|*  encouraging  to find  that   groups   coming  to  Byiug  feel a. personal interest in the  camp and are ready at all times  to  contribute effort and  time  to   improving   (it  Reprefefenta*-  tives from the 18th Kitsilano-  Fairview,   district  camp,   14th  North  Vancouver,   3rd   River*  view,  and 16th Dunbar  Point  Gnety-  have  all  made  notabile  contributions."  Twenty Bands For  Big PNE Parade  Twenty bands have already  definitely hekn committed to  appear in the big opening day  parade of the Pacific National  Exhibit on,- August 20, and  more m>ay be expected, it is  announced by Hedley Fair-  bank, Chairman of the PNE ���  Parade  Committee.  WSfth. indications! thiat thle  parade will surpass all previous  efforts in color and novelty,  l5oug. Grout, Parade Organizer,  has asked that all firms, organization's land others who have  not yet announced participation communicate with him as  soon ass possible at the PNE  Offices, Exhibition Park.  Tine- list shows more than 30  floats being built by firms and  groups. Armed forces will have  increased representation in the  parade. Many novelties are  being arranged .ajnid include a  motorcycle drill team from  Victoria.  Camels and elephants from  the Shrine-PNE Circus- of  Pollack Bros, will again participate as well as the mistical  and marching units of Gizeh  Temple  Shrine   in   Vancouver.  Cook's Corner  Fifei wiTff twe news:  Date-Apricot Bread  This is.a variation on the old  favorite,   Date.  Bread,  but   is,  "twice*   as   delicious   with   the  dried  apricots included in the  recipe. "  1 cup -finely  cut  dried   apricots  1 cup finely cut pitted dates  y�� seedless raisins  3 tablespoons brown sugar ..,  1 cup boiling water  2 tbsp. melted shortening  1 egg, well beaten  2 cups sifted all-purpose flour  2 teaspoons baking powder  .   1 teaspoon baking soda  1 teaspoon salt.  Combine apricots, raisins,  dates,, brown sugar,. and foiling water in a large bowl. Add  well, beaten egg and melted  shortening. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the  fruit mixture. Stir, until blended and pour into a '.'greased  9x5x3 inch loaf pans; Bake, in  a moderate oven, 350 degrees  for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre  comes ou,t' cleaih v-?X  The average amount of timber killed by forest fires each  year would produce aproxi  mately 300,000,000 board feet  of lumber, or enough to build  25,000 Average homes.  BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  August 11.  '���  NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN  Gibsons B.C.  ARISTOCRAT  7he uStimet* in not Uyft  ttfhiskios ��� fufl-!>oditcV  fulMtovourcd. ';  8 YEARS Olfc  LONDON CLUB DRY GIN  Disfillod from grain  mashes and rectified over  finest quality imported:  botanicals. Th* ideal Gin  for cocktails* Collins* etc.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  iw��mp��rtnv*T>' W WJ��"W��vv��,��'  MEN AND TR||$  Bert  Brown   is   B.C.   born���he  comes   from  Kamloops���is married and* has a son nearly  two years old. He has been logging for six  years and has the responsible job of loading  the powerful trucks that transport logs from  woods to  dump.  Experience and judgment  are vital to his job. Equally important are the-  forests   from   which   a   perpetual   supply   of  logs must come. In British Columbia, the forest  resource  is  important to  everyone  because,  directly or indirectly, it effects their livelihood  to a great extent.  Protect Your Prosperity  Keep British Columbia Green  l&Xm *<?������-���*    W?*-* **��*-*>?$*������>  h *J  ss��^g?fe=  K ?  P-3-S2  s&d-<--r  #   <  --~:y?i?m$  ���S4&*.  qg&r*  ���V*  ���~ji-.-Z.-zz.  Vto?\  Sk^  ���sz&xtW'r.  .?.   ^"���"o  *���?���%��&*  /  pgfcsl  "ii.'-'iSV1,- ' ������.  m^y.y  BfPflRI^Ei^  Britisft Columbia Forest Service  ...   .'.��� t C'A.j >���.;. Use The .-Coast News Classified  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  IMMEDIATE SERVICE  An Essay Contest For Young People  To assist in raising the literary standards of our  young people, the Coast News is offering $5Q in prizes  for five Essay Contests to be run during the next five  montihs. The first Essay Contest) to be run during August,  will be open to children Up to 12 years of age. A prize  of $10 will be given for the best essay.  . .KULES:...E33!trants must be children of Coast News  subscribers. Entrants must be under 12 years of age on  August lv  ..Essays must be not more than 500 words in length,  neatly written or typed, and on one of the following  subjects:  ICY FAVORITE ANIMAL  HOLIDAYING ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN  AH entries become the property of the Coast News  and tfhe best essays will be published.  ��� Essays will be judged on subject matter and on  manner of presentation. Length (if not longer than 500  words) will not be considered. Neatness will count in  case of a tie.  ���   Ju/J^es for the contest are: Mrs. E. Kendall, Mr.  N.R. McBlibbin, and Mr. A.S. Trueman.  This essay contest closes August 31. Be sure to start  your essay today. Send it; completed, to Essay Editor,  Coas$;News, Box 6, Gibsons, B.C.  B  uro  ;&�����  on Tap"  IN THE KITCHEN  Firesh running water at the  turn of the tap ... with a  DURO PUMPING SYSTEM  ... get rid of Kitchen drudgery.  IN THE BATHROOM  Protect the health of your  family .':. . add to the comforts  of daily living . . . modernize  your home with a DURO  PUMPING SYSTEM.  IN THE BARN  Saves LABOR and TIME  watering stock with a DURO  PUMPING SYSTEM . . .  greater PROFITS . . . besides,  you have FIRE PROTECTION  for your buildings.  Buy the BEST...  Buy a DURO  Phone or visit us today for  DURO ,Pumps and EMCO  Plumbing Fixtures and , Fittings. Write for illustrated  folder.  QUWity  EMDD  Brass eaodS  ECOP 524  'PI  *   r >      *���     2  -     ���       i'"J  Plumbing ���  GIBSONS  ~ Supplies  Phone 64 - S  l��8d��a  ;;';;j^M^Bfl|ASS;-MFO.- CO. LIMITED  HflwISfiw - $f, CaJharinsJ ��� Tpreafo ���. Sudbury - Winnipeg ��� Vancouvet  " Around  Murdoch's  ���BHimnnHaanHaaannaBi  By LiL  Congratulations ���    to    Helen  and   Johnaijy   Duncan   on   the  bi^h  oi  a  daughter  at   Stf  Mary's.Hospital on Thursday,  July 24.  Summer visitors are coming  and going at nearly everyone's  house just mow. At the Phillip's  home  are. their  daughter   and  son-in-law,   Mr.   and  Mrs.   A.  Scott and wee Stevie, ako1 10  year old Shirley Thomas, who  is spending the whole summer  Dr..   and   Mrs.    Barber    of  Chilliwack,   are  guests  at the  Pearlies   Home,   while  at   the  "Darben   Coffee   Shopj."   are  Alice atad Art Cherry's Cousins,  of Vancouver.  Also  from   the  city  are   10 year   old Donna  ��Ley,  staying   at  Dillabough's  home,  and  at Archie Nichols  Mr.  sand  Mrs.   F.   Thornley  of   Vancouver    are    back    at  Pender for a few days holiday,  Bob   and  Ha��rvey  Leith  and families are spending the  summer    at    Halfmoon    Bay,  where the boys have a Logging  Contract.  If I have forgotten' t-o mention  other) visitors p]$a\;Je\ forgive  me, for I am "Baby Sitter"  for two weeks to my 16 month  o$d: girandsofti��� while the  Sladeys a>re motoring to Banff  via the Big Bend Highway, to  Calgary, then on. to the Sfetes  and back home via Seattle.  It was  a 'pleasure  to   have  Jean and George Daniels visit  Pender  for  a  day   last  week.  . They  aph  holidaying  oin   our  "Sunshine  Coast", staying at  "Sea  Brje-eize-v   iMo-tel,  [Dalviis  Bay, which they highly recommend.   Too   bad   we   haven't  more Cabin Camps at Pender,  but  perhapte' shortly  we  will  have;,   for  wie   certainly  nieed  .   i hem. . .-.������   ��� ���������   e  The "Murpiak" made a surprize visit" here last Sunday,  staying a few hours, and then  on north again'to Alert Bay,  it is indeed good news that the  Fishermen's Strike was called  off. Sonny McKay is leaving  any day for Johnson Straits.  Please folks, remember .the  big box in Murdoch's Store ia  waiting to be filled with donations for the Hospital Auxiliary  .Rummage Sale for August b\  Anything you don't want perhaps : can b,8 bought chieiapiy  by someonie else, especially  clothing that can be made over  for   youngsters..  That's; all from me for tlie  nior.th of July, next month  sim/eone eilse. will take over.  A feAv of us have promised a  rest for three or four months  to our faithful reporter of th*.  pa'st two years.  Dr. Kildare  Returns To C34WX  A thirty-minute weekly radio  adaption of the "medical adventures of the young resident  physician, Dr. James Kildare,  returned to the air on Friday, ���  August-" 1, at 9:00 p.m. Tho  story of Dr. Kildare has been  a favorite with lis^nei\s 'for  years. Two' screen veteran*  -'taike. thje leading roles. _ Lteiw  Ayres, as Dr. James- -Kildaiv  and Lionel Barrymore, aM thr  sharp - tongued, kind hearted  Dr. "I>o'naird G-'teisp^. Radir  actress Jane "Webb, t/skes th����  p^irt ? of   Mary 'Lamont.'  Th^  slrry of ?Dr. Kildare is heard  every Friday evening;- over  CKWX  at 9:00 p.m.  -?/  Thursday August 7,  1952      The Coast News  GARDENERS  (Hobbyist i>r Profe^ibnai)  Enquire    abmit    new    iMWtaMe  Greenhouses. -Also .Garages.,  ���" (No-V. 6bH��atton);T;>.'   x   ..  . j;s.; L^ISDHN;-' Sechelt, 59 H.  The shortest bedtime story:  Move< over!  A Hollywood expert say* a  mustache needs' as much care  and thought as a garden  hedge. But some seem to just  grow wild.  iinny" Girls  Get Lovely Carve  Gain 5 to 10 lbs. New Pep  tosuands who never could gain weight before; now  sY�� ohapely. attractive figura. So aiore t>oay  ��� ~, ugly hollows. Thty tbaofc Ostrex. Ic putt  ob boOta* skinny because blood lacks Jrou.  you up, too. Improves appetite, digestion m  ._ nourlanM you better. Don't rear getting ios fat.  ���e when you gain figure you wish. Introductory  Cf 'wt-Mauslnted" size only 60�� Try Ostrex Tonlo  Tablets for new pounds, lovely curves, new pep;  ���Mar. At all druggist*.  SELECTIONS TO CHOOSE RHJM  8LUE DANUBE  BELLS OF ST. MARYS  MERRY WIDGW  TALES OF VIENNA WOODS  STAR DUST  BALLERINA  WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING  IRISH LULLABY  EMPEROR WALTZ  WILD IRISH ROSE  BRAHMS LULLABY  TALES OF HOFFMAN  ANNIVERSARY SONS  I LOVE YOU TRULY  LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART  Cempfete /or Oft/y, &&*  '    ' * ram nut rax)  (coo. nns rix)  ft  4170 BLENHEIM ST. VANCOUVER, B.C.  Smitty s Boat Rental  Rowboats ��� Powerboats ��� Bait ��� Tackle  ��� Fishing Information ���  Next to Wharf ��� Gibsons  Briggs & Stratton   Sales & Service  HARRY SMITH ��� Phone Gibsons 28  SUMMER VISITORS!  Call FA 4131 in Vancouver; or Gibsons 50; or Gibsons  36-0 for scheduled freight service between  VANCOUVER and District and GIBSONS and District.  SHIP VIA  VANCOUVER   GIBSONS   FRESGHT   LINES  OPERATED BY R. M. INGLIS  IF YOU WANT  BULLDOZING  LOTS CLEARED, Etc.  ��� See us ���  BUDGET   TERMS   AVAILABLE  Anderson's Motors  ���*  Roberts Creek Phone 21-R-A  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board, or by the Government of:British Columbia. 8  The Coast News    Thursday August 7, 1952  Use The Coast News Classified  WHEREVER YOU LIVE, YOU CAN SAVE SAFELY  AT CANADA'S FIRST BANK  Use The Coast  a ���  'Many of our customers who live out of town have found  our Banking by Mail facilities a first-class .way of saving time  amd trouble in dealing with monjey matters," says Tom Larson,  manager of the Bank of Montreal at Gibsons, Sechelt, and Port  Mellon.  Banking by Mail is specially designed for tho|se who find  it difficult to go regularly to the Bank. Through the post, you  ean deposit cheques or cash, purchase money order'*, and carry  out almost any type of business with your bank simply 'and  quickly. There's no nefed to keep around the house sums of money  or cheques that you 'd prefer to tee deposited satfely in, the Bank.  If you can't get*to thle bank as often afc you'd wish, write  today for the B of M's special folder about Banking by Mail.  You '11 find the service a great convenience and time-saver.  Advt. .  British Columbia's new, untried Social Credit government  has been sworn in with only two membjejrsi halving had any legisr  lativfc' experience. This, however, is not the first time inexperienced  men have taken over governments.  5)ifrst tsuch   government   in "   ~"~~~     ~  Canada was sworn in in Ontario Socreds against the CCF. There  in 1919 when a farmers gov- is n0 doubt but that the Socreds  ernment took over. Although will offler much the same type  defeated in the next election,    0f free enterprise government  New LOW Wool Prices  Bouauet 4-piy Double Knit    2 oz     gg^  Bouquet   3-ply ' loz      39^  Kroy 3-ply with Nylon      loz      ��Jq  BOYS'  MEN'S   Two-Tone  Sports Shirts       Spec $2.49  GIBSONS 5-10-15 cent STORE  A few steps from the Post Office.  USED TRUCKS  50 MERCURY 3 ton, 2-speed   flat deck,  825 rubber  1795.00  51 FARGO y2 ton pickup     a good buy;    1695.00  51 FORD V2 ton pickup     only 8000 miles    1595.00  48 FORD 1 tan pickup  895.00  46 WILLYS 4 wheel drive      Civilian Jeep       795.00  42 FORD army 4X4  48 THAMES panel  40 DODGE pickup  31 WHITE flat deck  good motor 595.00  a'good truck 595.00  new motor 495.00  aux. trans. 195.00  USED CARS  48 DODGE sedan       beautafui light blue    1295.00  46 PONTIAC sedan  a dandy car from town    1195.00  46 PLYMOUTH sedan maroon color   1195.00  36 CHEV. sedan Radio, Heater       395.00  38 FORD sedan   good transportation   for       29E5.00  Peninsula Motor Products Ltd.  "The name that means a good deal." v  PHONE  WILSON   CREEK   5-S  General Moier Dealers  they had a successful record of  legislation.  In 1921 a leaderlesfc farm  group was elected in Alberta  and they remained in office  until 1935 when they were  defeated by tihe also untried  Social   Credit  government.  And in 1922 jon Manitoba  a leaderless, untried farm  group took office, chose Mr.  John Bracken as their leader,  and they have stayed in the  seat of the government ever  since.      ���������������'  One of the main difficulties  at pnesent facing Mr. Bennett  and his Social Credit government will be the finding of  seats for his Attorney - General  and his Minister of Finance.  Tihjefie men; wfcre not elected  to seats in the June election,  and they must, sooner or later  obtain seats. They will toatve  the very best of men from the  Progressive Conservatives, the  Liberals,? and the CCP stacked  up against them. And should  they be defeated in their trying for a seat, the Social  Credit government will be defeated.  Another of Mr. Bjenmett 's  d5ifif|i!cuataes| wEl probalbl^ be  that he will have to carry out  much of legislation through  order in council which is  another way of playing around  with? matches.  The hjew government has a  tough proposition to contend  with. Mr. Bennett has the problem that #1 minority govern-  . ments have to face; they remain  in office only with the consent  of some of the divided opposition. ���  We feel, however, : that  Progressive Conservatives and  the Liberals will vote with the  Woods Close While  Peninsula Swelters  All woods in the Vancouver  forest district, including Howiei  Sound and the Sechelt Peninsula have been closed since  midnight Tuesday. The forest  closurjb wals (fcistiftuted when  woods became tinder-dry due  to the prolonged heat wave  and fires broke out in several*  points in the lower mainland  area.  The closure is bad/newsfor  loggers preparing to return to  work ia)fter thfc IWA |strike.  The ruling? not only affects  loggers;, but hikers, campers,  and road w:^kers as well,  v Forestry officials are warning that ? danger of fire in  wooded laireajij is serious. July  has been onie- of the sunniest  months oh record and the first  few days of August promised  eMen hotter weather.  Please    be   caireful   as   our  woods are  our  greatest  asset.  PENINSULA MAN WINS  BEGONIA SHOW PRIZES  A.R. Reevefr of Roberts Creek  took  32  prizes 'at  the  first  begonia1 show held in Vancouver under th^ a.uspicesi of the  V a n c o; u ver Horticultural  Society? ���":?/--?.   :r?\.\  Mr. Reeiyes, who always has  a beautafui display of the  flowers in his greenhouse,  won six special and nine first  prizes, plus /seconds and thirds.  that the Coniservaltives would  offer; and it is.likely that the  Liberals, white they have been  trending towards mild socialism  in  policy,  will' sicle  with  the free enterprisers.  However, the voluntary hospital insurance hurdle is? a  tricky hurdle. It will take some  tricky handling.  -���  C  ���        * ?       ���:������-������      - ���    \    ,   ~  Advice: ?N.ever slap a man in  the face'when he is chewing  tobacco. ���:-.'"  I|SED TIRES  Various sizes  $3.00 & up  Chuck's Motors  & Welding  Sechelt, B.C.  * IT'S FIREPROOF  * IT'S EASY TO APPLY  *��� IT SAVES YOU MONEY  ON FUEL ���  $1/5 a bag  at  Gibsons  Building Supplies  Phone 53  The weather $ been hot  but  Winter s Coming  Far cooking and hearting we recommend  Gurney  Rock - Gas  Ranges  Pot-type  Oil Burner  Ranges  KEMACblower type OIL BURNER  (can also burn wood)  _  and featuring  COLEMAN  CIRCULATING  and  COLEMAN  FLOOR  FURNACES  Bring your problems to us!  Knowle-  M&  Phone S3  HARDWARE-  mmmemmmmmmmmammmmm  Gibsons, B.C.

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