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Array IMCIAL?  Provincial  Library,  V T - *-.~  lCo^I*18lf     t>��     C ��  t_ ttRARv  Phone your news or  orders to  Sixth Year of Publication     Thursday: May 29 1952'       Vol. 6 - 22    Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny .Sechelt Peninsula  High Schoc! Editorial Staff  '���^4  '-^  Seated:  Betty Brown and   Maureen {Ross.  Standing left to right:  -Shirley  Havens,   Yvonne   Stone,   Gerry   Gla_s!ford,    Brie  Lindwall,  Betty Pratt/ '  The .annual May ??Day was  held in Gibsons on Saturday,  May 24. Luckily the weeather  was exactly what would have  been ordered if such things  were possible. A parade starting from the Indian Reserve  led off the events. The parade  ran from the Indiaat Reserve  through Gibsons to the. Kinsmen 's playground. In it were  the decorated floats of various  merchants and organizations,  decorated bikes, and of course,  the centre of attraction, the  Queen's float.  When the panade reached  the playground, a demoristra-  ti'on of "life-saving" was  staged by the volunteer fire  brigade . and their "Queen,"  Jack ?F1tchett. After this,  beautiful, dark Sue Atchison,  the May Queen, followed by  her attendants, was led to her  throne by J. H. Drummond  and W, Skellett. Mr. Drummond, village commissioner,  made the speech, congratulating the Queen, who was then  crowned by the retiring Queen,  (Continued on page 12)  (See Gibsons May Day)  Clowhom Turbines  Boost Power Here  Mile for mile, the 22-mile  transmission line for electric  power from Clowholm falls,  has been the toughest coiir  struction job of its kind yet  carried out by B.C. Power  Commission crews, according  to Power Commission officials.  The 60,000 volt line zigzags,  back and forth up and down  .16. miles, of steep shoreline of  Salmon Arm, then climbs  through a 2,500 ft. mountain  pass to come to Sechelt.  The construction story has  been interesting. Prom the  steeply-sloping timber-covered  face at the head of Salmon  Arm, the site of the 4,000  hp. generating station has  been carved and the powerhouse and dam, pipeline, penstock, and surge. tank which  feeds its two generating units  built.  The cliesel plan,t at Selma  Park will now be closed down  entirelv. v  Gerry Glassfor:  Wins 'RD' Award  Gerald Glassford, , valedictorian of the graduating class  at Elphinstone Junior-Senior  ' High School, has been given  the Annual Award? of The  Reader's Digest Association  for student!* who by?-their successful sehool workyg:iye promise "of attaining leadership in  the community/" it vwas announced todayvby Mr. Stanley  Trueman, principal, v?<  Mr. GLasjjsford wilf receive  an. honorary subscription to  The Reader's Di gest' for one  year and an engraved Certificate from the Editors, "in  recognition of past accomplishment and in anticipation of  acliievment to come?;".  The Reader's . Digest Association has presented these  awards yearly in Senior high  school's throughout: Canada  and the United States tov the  high honor student of the  graduating class,    v.  The awards are part of the ,  '. educational  program  (sponsor- .  ed by the Association and were  X   a logical   outgrowths j. of   the  4   I)ig^st in school wbrfe^\'S  .  "��� V^he award; to Mr* Glassford,  who is the son of Mr. John  Glassford of G.ibsons, was  made possible through the cooperation of Mr.. Trueman? and  his teaching staff. They selected Mr. Glassford : to receive  the awards designed to stimulate scholarship, citizenship,:  and continued contact Avith  good reading after graduation.  r  New Elphinstone Junior.Senior High School.  Sechelt  r estiva  Outstanding Success  l^i.^  Plays Presented By  Local Players Group  On Friday, May 16, at 8  p.m., the Toy Theatre Players  under the direction of Mrs; II.  Critchell, presented three one-  act plays. The programme wa's  sponsored by the Howe Sound  Farmers' Institute. The first  play was "The "Haunted  House." Its e:ast included the  following six actresses: .  Carol Forst, Diana McColl,  Sharlyn Maywood, school girl;  Dorothy Lanson, movie actress;  Avril Lucken, colored maid;  Ann Perry, movie star's seere.-  tary.  The second play was "May-  belle Tells Everything." The  cast of this play includes the  folioAving: Gail Perry, Cora;  Heather McColl, Em; Mary  Parker, Lucy; Joy Scott, May-  belle ; Mary . Gbldrup, Dean  Flanders; S u n d i Stroshein,  Margot. ���  The third ' play, "White  Lilacs," wa>s cast by, Wendy  Smith, Marsha; Diana McColl,  maid; ?Eleonor Powell, Jesa-  mie;  Sundi  Stroshein,  visitor.  The group will present three  one-act plays tomorrow evening in Sechelt in the Legion  Hall. It is expected*a large  micTieuce will be on hand to  see the. accomplished group of  local Thespians. . ������  If their performance at Sechelt is equal to their Gibsons  show it will be worth seeing.  A combination of sunshine,  lovely queen and a Avonderful  parade made Seiehelt's May  Day an event to be long remembered.  The parade of colorful floats  representing nearly every firm  or organization in the area,  led by the Royal Canadian  Sea Cadets, Lonsd'ale Division  band and guard travelled from  ihe Indian School ground's,  through the main street lined  ���with dozens of cars and people, to the Elementary School  grounds where the past and  present Queens and attendants  passed through an honor guard  of Cadets and stepped into  the dias, which was beautifully  decorated with cedar boughs  and a' profusion of flowers, as  the- Cadet Band played "The  Qiieen." 'Diana Wheeler, accompanied by attendants Irene  Tyson and Leanna Moscrip,  Avas crowned by past queen,  Marie Goldrun in a shorjt, but  impressive ceremony in which  Queen Dia'na thanked the chil-  ?idteh?^teach#s, and members of  '���-���IS��� - ��� ^������&^f^*,zy-:<^+wy': yy  the   community   tor   all    the  AVork they had done.   *     : ���  Speakers,   Mr.    E.  Pearson,  president    of    the    Board    of  Trade, and Mr. B. Lang, president   of  P-TA,  pledged  allegiance   to   Queen   Diana    and  thanked different  people who  worked to make  May Day   a  success.    Mrs.    Lee    Redman,  assisted by Mr. Douglas Doyle,  presented   the.  Queen  with   a  necklace and Lieut. Bill Watts,  Commander of the Sea Cadets,  spoke of the pleasure of coming to Sechelt.  Captain  Andy  Johnson     was     ay     excellent  Master of  Ceremonies.  . Dr.   McColl   gave, prizes   to  winners of the Float Contest-  Commercial   Floatfr:   Community Centre float, 'Hub Centre,'  Sechelt Building Supplies and  Sechelt   Automobile   Supplies.'  Community   Centre   F 1 o a t s:  Selma   Park,   who    Avon., last  year;   Wilson   Creek.   Pirate  Floats:   Indian   Residential  School, P-TA WoodAvorking..  Industrial Floats: Aune's Turkey Farm, Forestry Department, West Sechelt Logging.  Childrens Group: 'Bo and Zo,'  Mark Steele and Jeff Whitaker. Comical: 'Mule and.  Driver,' Mrs. R, Smith, Mary  Parker and Mrs. B. Lang. Bike  and Joy Middleton. Comical  Group: Langford Chamberlain  Bike:  Jimmy   Stockwell.  To top off the programme,  singers and May dancers under  the supervision of Miss Phyllis-  Apps -find Mrs. .I. Smith gave-  an  excellent performance.  The  rest  of   the   afternoonr  and   evening  featured  a  variety of sports events, including,  races    and    two   ball    games;,  starring   Gibsons  CYO   versus?  Lonsdale   Merchants    and   Sechelt Firemen versus Visitors..  In the evening from 7 to 9 a  dance  Avas  held   in   honor  of  the May Queen and the parents-  celebrated their May Day with  an  .excellent    dance    from,-.9*  Until midnight.  Socreds Name  Florence Gresty  Battle . for the Mackenzie'  seat in the June 12 election;  turned into a four - corneredi  fight Saturday, May 17, Avithi  the entry into the- field of a;  Westview houseAvife, Mrs-  Florence Gresty, to carry the  banner of the Social Credit  party. Nomination of Mrs..  Gresiy Avas at a party convention in Vancouver attended by  candidates from Gibsons,. Sechelt and   PoAvell   River.  For Mrs. Gresty, this is her-  first active participation iw  politics. Her interest in the  Social Credit movement dates;  back about ten years wheir  she Avas infected Avith enthusiasm for the philosophy by  her husband Avho had beem  living on the prairies.  Sechelt May Queen and Attendants  May Queen Diana Wheeler and attendants. *t**����"-  t -A i  "���   i  rf.    t   '.  ���9.  'Vh& Coast News      Thursday May 29  1952 RpaderV*Ri^}lt  �����  oas  -���v  ���Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  (Established 1945)  ���Mz*faori_ed jis second class mail,  Pest  Office Department,   Ottawa.  SAM NUTTER, Production Manager  LES RIMES, Editorial Manager  Published  Every  Thursday.  ;Rates <��f Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c;  r5c f*er copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone ��� Gibsons 45  /jS&tRi-A -Gibsons.  British Columbia,  (L>di  it  itonatd  SPECIAL   SCHOOL   EDITION  EDITOR ��� BETTY  BROWN  ASSISTANT  EDITOR ��� jMAUjREEN  JtOSS  ADVERTISING   MANAGERS  V-  GERRY  GLASSFORD  and YVONNE  STONE  ���   SPORTS EDITOR ��� ERIC LINDWALL  and GERRY GLASSFORD    *  SOCIAL EDITOR ��� SHIRLEY HAVENS  local Education  For the past few years the Coast News'hais carried numerous editorials, news items and Reader letters expressing the  -adult vieAV of Education Today, its. fine, points and weaknesses;  ���our NeAv School, its advantages and disadvantages and all  those various things connected with local education.  We, the students, welcome, this opportunity to express our  views upon the same topic. Concerning Education Today,  although Ave realize that the standard is lower in some respects,  ,we feel we must consider this along with the fact that in the  -present day Education is for everyone, whereas in the past it  was for the select few. Then, too, various tests and lengthy  research comparing our mastery of school subjects to that of  students fifty years ago fail to show that our standaird is the  lower. Locally, many studenti?) feel that the curriculum offered  is too limited, ia situation forcing them to study subjects for  which they have no particular talent, and particular use. In a  smafll school, Avith limited staff such as ours, this seems to be  vshe usual thing. v  The pupils view the New School Avith feeling of pride and  'thankfulness. At least 90 percent of them are grateful to the  School Board and Ratepayers for the opportunity to attend  sehool in such a building. The other 10 percent are in school  because they are forced to be there ��� either by their parents  -���or by the school law, and that 10 percent often get us all a  lot of bad publicity. It seems ai shame ��� to us ��� that some  arrangements cannot be made for this minority group to satisfy  them and a.t the same time free us of the many childish restrictions and school rules which their presence makes necessary.  ANNUAL  y  HARD TIME DANCE  SATURDAY -JUNE 7  SCHOOL  HALL ��� GIBSONS  Refreshments ��� Admission 50c  Sponsored by Gibsons Board of TraJde  Editor, The Coast News,  Sir: ���  Your correspondent, Robert  Burns of Gibsons, "wonders  who might be expected to vote  Conservative." The short answer to this is: everyone dependent upon small business.  Mr. Burns, I am informed,  is employed by Gibsons Municipality and is a CCF adherent; .so.this category does not  include him- However, it does  include a very solid group of  residents in MacKenzie Riding.  Mr. ?Burns further "wonders" hoAV a Conservative candidate can have the ''effrontery" to "ask the public support." Since I am the Conservative candidate here, I  Avould advise Mr. Burns and  his friends that I am a candidate at the request of "small  business" operators and employees Avho knoAV me and  knoAV my record.  Specifically, members of the  Independent  Loggers Association   (a   group    of   ovier "300  small outfits) have approached  me and asked me to help them  tell  their  side   of  the  Forest  Management story in Victoria.  The   Forest. Management  story is a lengthy one which,  for me,  has been building up  over  four years.   I  expect  to  tell  it  and  be  cross-examined  on it   publicly in   Gibsons in  the near future. If Mr. Burns  and his friends care to attend,  I shall be most pleased.  In closing, I would like to  point to the basic weakness of.  Mr. jBurns' position. He obviously relishes history and  delights in the argument,' "history repeats itself.'' HoAvever,  as a political wiseman. (I am  Informed that Mr. Burns is  chock-a-block full of political  wisdom) he should realise the  importance of checking facts  before selecting arguments. .  The facts, as they have been  made clear to me in my-visits'  throughout this Riding and  the Province, .are that everywhere in B.C. today there are  serious-minded young men  who are trying hard, to think  clearly and responsibly about  ftdiat is happening to individuals in the present rush toward the "welfare state."  ?For those men, as for- me,  the Progressive Conservative  party represents a lone remaining hope.  Sincerely,  Lawrence   S.  Eckardt.  An admiralwhen asked why  they called a ship "she," replied, ''Plunging . decklines  amidst the swells.''  >.j-t- Readers' Digest  -   Vote    -  LAWRENCE S.  ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative Candidate  I  GARDEN TRACTORS  SEVERAL  SIZES  CULTIVATING ��� MOWING  PLOWING ��� DISCING  WESTMINSTER FARM  EQUIPMENT Ltd.  P. O. Box 795  New Westminster, B. C.  iwMiwmaimuumMMHiummaimmMMMMin  ���_��� ��������������������� ini- m"waam  NOTICE  To persons using water from the Gibsons  Landing Water system:  Sprinkling or irrigation of lawns or gardens with water  from the Municipal Wlater system during the months of  June, July aiid August is prohibited. Owing to the unsatisfactory conditions and inadequate capacity of supply and distribution mains no permits for sprinkling or  irrigation will be issued until conditions are rectified.  BOARD  of COMMISSIONERS  -���������������-������-���������������������^i  $100 A MONTH FOR  LIFE FROM ACE 60  This is the plan* ��� suppose  you are not over 50, you  make regular payments to  the Sun Life of Canada. At  age 60 you start receiving  $100 a month for life or, if  you prefer>it, $17,1-900 in  cash���both amounts can be  increased   by   accumulating  annual dividends. If you aro  over 50, benefits are available at a later date.  FOR YOUR FAMILY  Should you not live to- the  age  of  60,   $15,000 will  be  paid to your family on your  death.  '"Slightly varied for women.  By completing the enquiry form below you can obtain details  suited to your personal requirements. The plan covers all  amounts of premiums from as little as $5.06 per month and  the. cash or pension' can in most cases commence at aee  50-55^60 or 65. S  To: Jim Drummond Representative  SUN  LIFE   ASSURANCE   COMPANY   OF   CANADA  Gibsons, B.C.     - Phone 39 or 34  Name :.,........*.���....,....-.�� ...-  Address...... .........'^.:......Z...: .........'. ���.  Occupation ....... ....y.���   Exact, date of birth....... J.............:.....;...;........;/.......,.   7  GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD  HAVE INNA WINDOWS  1. They prevent loss of heat through windows;  2. They are installed inside; eliminate use of storm  sash;  3. They come complete ��� ready to instal and can-  be installed in less than one minute;  4. They can be removed in a jiffy;  5. They keep the inside of the  windows free from  oil and coal film;  6. They keep out dirt and dust;  7. They do not steam up in any weather.  You can now INSULATE  your windows with  INNA WINDOWS  The Patented Window Insulator    s.  Represented by  C. GRAY     ���      Z[ ���     Phone Gibsons 94  SEE THE WINDOW DISPLAY AT THE SUNSET  HARDWARE -~ GIBSONS  YOU CANNSAVE UP TO 50 PERC?ENT ON YOUR FUEL BILL  7  MORE GOOD REASONS WHY YOU  SHOULD HAVE INNAWINDOWS  , 1. They protect curtains and drapes from deteriora.  tion; ,:  2. They loou smart;  3. They ar    guaranteed;  4. They are ?fire_resistant;  5. They can be left up all year ���- keeping the hea$  in during the winter and the harmful sun's rays  out, during the summer;  6. They save you money;  7. They are manufactured in Vancouver by a leading  manufacturer of sash and doors.  GIBSONS THEATRE  FRIDAY ��� JUNE 6  7 and 9 p.m.  SATURDAY ��� JUNE 7  1:30 p.m.  THE CCTAL jeucNcy  Color ��� Full Length Feature  BOTH THEATRES NOW OPEN EVERY NIGHT.  BE SURE YOU GET ANEW PRdaRAM  SECHELT THEATRE  THURSDAY  JUNE 5 ��� 8 p.m.  SAT. ��� JUNE 7  7 and 9,p..m.. tastna! Arts i  In Jos Selection  ^The subject matter of Industrial Arts Courses consists of  wood work, metal work, electrical work and drafting.  The object of the course is  not the production of tradesmen but to. provide some insight to the mechanical trades  thus providing a basis for later  specialization if desired or at  least broadening * the educational background of the student.  In grades seven "and eight,  Industrial Arts is a compulsory subject for boys. During  this time they should be able  to find out if they have the  necessary  aibility    or    interest  /to  carry   on  with   the work.  , From grade nine on, Industrial  Arts is an elective subject.  .. This year, Industrial Arts  has been of an introductory  nature for all students, but  due to-a lack of equipment and  facilities, we have not been  ahle to give a complete idea  of Industrial Arts Courses.  I Large parts, remain untouched. We have no forge,  no electrical equipment, and  no drawing instruments. How-  lever, we hope. to have these  things added by September. .  In small schools the lack of  equipment a nd instructors  makes specialization difficult,  but in their fourth year, students have -been expected to  specialize in either drafting *  arid metal work, or drafting  arid woodwork. Recently it has  been rumored that school with  general shops sue^li as ours will  be allowed to offer a fourth  year course consisting of  drafting, wood work and metal  Work; This would be ideal for  our fourth year students- as it  would enable them to fill in  tlie gaps, in /their past,^ear's^  IridustrialvArtsr   ��� y-y  ���'��� ' vv-v;--y  Home Economics  Teaches Many Arts  Many women plan to marry  and have a home and family  of their own. A basic knowledge of Home Economics will  help them to reach their goal  of being a. good homemaker.  The ' course ' taken in school  teaches home planning, including labor saving arrangements for kitchens, care of  children, how to plan a nourishing yet appetizing meal and  a basic knowledge of sewing.  Along with this study of cooking and sewing a girl is taught  how to get the best value for  her money.  A career girl Avho has taken  the Home Economics course  knows how to stretch her  budget through the many  money saving steps taught her  in this course. She, like the  girl who chooses homemaking  as her career, has a thorough  knowledge of cooking and  sewing. She has learned Iioav  to shop for and prepare foods,  and has enough training- to  make most of her own wardrobe.  Home Economies as a career  is a very open field for an  ambitious girl. After a girl has  become a trained' Home Economics, she can find a job in  a restaurant, hospital, manufacturing plant or research  laboratory. In any of these  fields she has a good chance  for improvement and success  and a very happy life.  A girl may also choose dressmaking or designing as a  career, and again she.will use  Home  Economics  training.  Thursday May 29  1952      The Coast News-  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  HALFMOON   BAY  Lumber   Cut  to  Your  Specifications  ��� Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-Z ���  B____B_5H_B~S  Camera Club Sees  EESiisfraied Lesson  . ''How to make pictures people, like," was the title of an  illustrated lecture at Gibsons  Camera Club last "Wednesday  evening. The talk, and the  slides, from Canadian Kodak  Company dealt with simple  rules for better composition in  the  amateur field.  Gordon Ballentine announced that the club could have  the use of the Granthams.  Landing community hall. Next  meeting, June 4, will he held  in- the Granthams hall, and  Mr. Ballentine will demonstrate indoor phototgraphy  with the assistance of a good-  looking-  model.  MILLWCC  5 toads for $4Q 00  or ��9 00 a load  . Sawchist ��� $7-���� a J��ad  ED LAI  Phone 24-S ��� Roberts Creek  or 84-W ��� Gibsons  FOR THE VERY  ���&--:'-:  FINEST  ,.    HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPLIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  ���m PendervHarb6ur,^B;C.  IM TRAFFIC or on the highway, Chevron Supreme HAS a Wonderful Way with it. Get-away? It's packed  with it. Power?; Simply loaded. Get it today at Chevron Gas Stations  '/rf-^yr.* 'rgffjy.  m  For  J  Your FIRST choice  on the   Alternative  Ballot Vote for  "Batt'' Maclntyre  Liberal Candidate  for the Mackenzie Riding  m  %&:���  '���&  It  S&.JJ  As your member in the Coalition Government  successful in:  Batt" was  Inserted   by   the   MacKenzie     Riding  Liberal  Association  Commencement of road pav'ng  program;  Start of efficient ferry service  to Lower Mainland;  S^art en ro-avl link from Powell  River to Vancouver;  Awarding- of contract for Fart  Mellon Road;  Erection of bridge across Bella  Coola River;  Preparations to hav-e B.&  Power  Commission   extend  service through Halfmoon Bay  to Pender Harbour;  Authorization for survey of  road between Bella Coola ami  the Cariboo district. The Coast Npyvs       Thursday May 29 1952  Combination Oil and Gas Range  Designed   for  Easier   Living  New Beauty and Convenience  This Deluxe Range gives you the speed and  unsurpassed performance of gas cooking  along with Hthe convenience and flexibility  of oil heating.  $315.00  Howe Sound Trading Co Ltd.  ��� Rhone Gibsons 39 ���  _*V&__^2tl  UFO "Wafer on Tap  With "Water on Tap"  .from a DURO PUMP-  ?ING SYSTEM . . . your  whole family will enjoy  ; all the comforts and conveniences     of    modern  living.  A    DURO    PUMPING  ���SYSTEM will, at the  turn of a tap, provide all  the fresh clean water  jieeded for Kitchen . . .  Bathroom . . . Laundry ... Dairy Barn /?^(\'  .. . . Milk House . . . ?  1^___h_^_hIS  #g&.m^m^mmm" -\  V  Poultry Pens ... Feed Lot  . . : Lawns and Gardens . . .  BESIDES you have FIRE  PROTECTION for your  buildings.  EMCO FIXTURES  AND FITTINGS  Phone or visit us today for  DURO Pumps and EMCO  Plumbing Fixtures and Fittings. Write for illustrated  folder.  QUAUTV  ?MDo  ECOP 523  MARSHALL'S  Plumbing ��� Heating ~ Supplies  GIBSONS ��� Phone 64 - S  ������,*J-,���*-S'  ���0     '  EMPIRE BRASS MfG. CO. LIMITED  london ��� Hamilton ��� St Catharines ��� Toronto - Sudbury ��� Winnipeg ��� Vancouves  Stufeit's View  PI A Activities  Bv GENE BLOMGREN  I was very fortunate last  Tuesday evening in being able  to attend a local P-TA meet-'  ing. P-TA, as is generally  understood,, is the abbreviated  form of Parent-Teachers Association. After the meeting was  well on its wa'y, I began wondering, jusst how many members know the meaning of P-  TA. That is a good question,  ladies of the P-TA, to question  yourselves at the forth coming  meeting. To some, it means a  time of relaxation,, where you  are able to smoke and knit,  while at the same time pick  up these vital odds and ends  falling off the grape vine; but  to others, I am certain, P-TA  has its objectives, and' good  ones they are, too.  Nervously chewing' his nails  . in the front-row, sat the lone  male supporter of the entire  membership. Yes, and I wa>  under the.-impression that this  Was a Parent organization;  and aren't fathers in the category of parents? A little interest displayed by 'Pap'a' might  prove valuable!  Readers,   and   especially P-  TA followers, please don't get  the   idea  I am  throwing   degradation  upon your  association via this article  ai�� I sincerely :a!cknow3fedge{, that,   in  ray    estimation,    the   business  end of your meeting was conducted very efficiently  and a  varied, worthwhile programme  'was covered. The lunch, which  was  delicious,   after  the   general    session    was, adjourned,  helped  develop  inspiration   on  "Did   you    know    that   Mrs.  Jones ..."  Give your* P-TA your support" as it is one essential to  the well-being of every community and school.  Girl Guides Hold  Banquet For Moms  By IRIS SYMCHUCH  and  DORIS  SOLNIK  On Tuesday, May 20, the  Guides of Gibsons held a banquet at the Old School hall  for the  Mothers.  Just after supper and before  the tables were ;put away,  .three of' the Mothers judged  the -patrol centr.epie.ces.-" The  winning patrol was the Daisy  patrol: ;Ea.eh .Guide on the  winning patrol got ��� as a  prize ���7? a guide  diary.  After : the judging, the  Mothers .played a short game  while the Guides put away the  dishes alnd table)?.. The winner  of the game was Mrs. Benn,  and tliGfcbooby prize was won  by Mrs. Cook. '  When the game was through  the Guides put on a short  programme.  The banquet was closed by-  singing of "God Save the  Queen.'? '       . -       ''������������  School Girl  Stricken  Diane McColl of Sechelt, a  pupil at Elphinstone Jr. - Sr.  High School, was stricken with  acute appendicitis and rushed  to St. "Paul ?is, Hospital. She  was successfully operated on  at 4 p.m. of the same day and  when she woke utj from the  anaesthetic her first words  were, "T'm hungry!"  ��� VOTE LARRY ECKARDT -~  Progressive Conservative Candidate  Advt.  Men   ������   Women   ���   Children  SHORTS  BATHING SUITS  PLAY SHOES  SUNDRESSES  Tasella Shoppe  ��� Sechelt, B. C. ���  ��**  Gravel Loader  Cement Mixer  AVAILABLE FOR  Fill Work-Roads  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone Sechelt 60  i  GIFTS   FOR   THE  June Bride  Shower   Gifts  Wedding   Gifts  Setting Up a New Home?  Come in and see our new stock  of Bone China,  cups and  saucers, and pur decorated  water sets.  BUSINESS GOES WHERE IT  IS   INVITED A?ND  STAYS WHERE ITIS.-APPREpIATED..  Sunset Hardware  Under new management  JACK  CLEMENTS JOHN WOOD  Phone 32 .-��� Gibson^ BXSZ  Used Car Bargains  '41  Chrysler  Sedan  $995  "38 Ford  ���  ' 1                             T                                                                  ���  Sedan  $350  '38 Studebaker  Sedan  $125  '33 Dodge  Coupe  $250  '31  Ford  Coach  $125  '30 Ford  Sedan  $195  This Week Special  '37 Austin  Tudor  $125  t  TERMS     and     TRADES  GIBSONS USED CAR SALES  < '���...'���  NEXT TO GIBSONS THEATRE BARRY and BETTY  ��� . . the tuneful twosome who daily bring  their lilting songs your way and featuring  the keyboard stylings of Barry. Listen  each day, for your favorite songs. '  Dial  980  Monday,   Wednesday  and  Friday at 5:45 p.m.  and  tuesday   and   Thursday  at  9:45   a.m.  t-    V  FIRST WITH THE NEWS'  ��� ii  ARISTOCRAT  ANNIVERSARY  8 years old 5 years old  VISCOUNT      OLD KEG  4 years old 3 years old  melchers  OfSTIUEO 70  P.L6ASE  %m.yMfc  ���foat.'jfta-tiic.,.  jThis advertisement is not pub-  ished or displayed by the Liquor  fontrol Board or by the Government of British Columbia  Thursday  May  29  1952      The Coast News  5  ��� VOTE LARRY ECKARDT ���  Progressive Conservative Candidate  Advt.  At a well-attended meeting in Port Mellon on Monday.  Larry S. Eckardt, Progressive-Conservative candidate for MacKenzie riding charged the Hon. Gordon Wismer, attorney-general, with having confused and mMed the Indians of British  Columbia. He stated that the legislation allowing Indians to  enter beer parlors hadn't gone far enough; that Indians could  sit in beer parlors according to the laiw, but that some hotel  owners in this riding were still refusing to let the Indians enter.  :    : Mr. Eckardt maintained that  indecisive legislation from Victoria was proving very embarrassing to the Indian popula-  lation and brought up the*  question of discrimination. He  went on to say that in his  opinion, if the attorney- general saw fit to open the beer  parlors to the Indians, then  there "was no reason'"why the  government liquor stores  should not be open to them  also.  Eckardt ali?.o strongly recommended a public enquiry into  the present forest management  policy as Vaid down by the  Hon. Mr. E. T. Kenney, minister of lands and forests:  He stoted that unless  policy was changed, the  ests of B.C. will be in  hands of a few private  nopolies within six year!?-,  urged the people here to elect  only candidates \ who will  pledge themselves to demand  a shake - up in the forest  branch.  Political  Potpourri  Larry Eckardt, P'rogrei-sive-  Conservative, is now making  thte rounds of the Peninsula  before leeaving next week for.  Ocean Falls. Tomorrow night  he speaks in the Sechelt Inn;  Last niight he spoke at the  home -of Mr. ia/nd Mrs. W. B.  Glen-dinning in Gibsons.  "Batt" Maclntya-e, Liberal  Candidate, will be speaking  in Pen die r a Hall at Madeira  Park next. Friday evening.  During the afternoon, he and  Mrs. Maclntyre, will meet  with the ladies of the Sechelt  district for tea. "Batt" is  now up north, and will fly in  to the  area for the day.  Tony    Gargrave    has  LADIES PLAY  SHOES  from O-78 UP  CHILDS' WHITE SANDALS  0.65 up  Running  shoes   of ,all   makes  Anderson's Shoes  j"5**'*.*.  ��� X-ray fittings -  ' GIBSONS,  B.C.  electioneering  been  from a fish  boat, covering the northerly,  more-isolated portion of the  riding for the CCF vote.  Florence Gresty^ Social  Credit., is also campaigning on  the Peninsla.She held a meeting in Gibsons Monday evening and is visiting other  centre1? along the sunshine,  coast.  the  f or-  the  mo-  He  FULL LINE STRAW HATS  Childs' ���.Ladies' ��� Men's  Bathing Suits  Beach Toys  Childrens'  Clothes  Gibsons 5-10-15 cent Store  ��� A few steps from the Post ,Office ���  ��������  Glee  Club  Season  Closed with  Social  The Gibsons G1 e e Club  closed the saafson with a/ social  evening at which Mrs. Vernon  ^was presented: with .a?,gift in  appreciation vbf her. excellent  leadership: ��� _Mrs. v^.;:: Morris  presided at the tea table assisted by Mesdames Atlee, Usher,  Elander, Ohiriste,nson.; Mainil,  Ritchey and Miss M. Smith  The Club extends invitiaition  to all interested in choral work  to join when practices begin  in the Fall.  This We Believe���  A Statement of Principles on the June 12 Liquor Plebiscite  The voters at the provincial election on June 12 will be  asked to vote on this que^tionina province-wide plebiscite:  you in favor of the sale of spirituous  liquors and, wine by the glass in establishments licensed for such purpose?  YES   |   X  NO ~[  We believe the answer from the citizenry should he a  resounding "YES!"���we believe our liquor laws in B.C.  are antiquated and poor-^we believe liquor by the glass  should be approved; and these are our reasons:  ���?.w V 0 T E   ���.'���������?' " i  LARRY ?ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative  Candidate     ���Advt  Graduate  Smart!  at Work  or School  Career in the school or  home ��� every girl enjoys  looking her best always.  And we help out with  expert cleaning you will  like especially because of  the careful attention we  pay to details.  PENINSULA  .  CLEANERS  Gibsons 100   ���r, Sechelt 45 J  OUlv LIQUOR LAWS NEED  TO BE MODERNIZED:  THEY ENCOURAGE LAW-BREAKING  by forcing the average .citizen who wishes  a glass of wine or a cocktail or highball with  dinner, in a public place, to have them  surreptitiously and in violation of the law.  THEY  TEND  TO CORRUPT  YOUTH,  because they expose young people to the  example of adults winking at or actually  taking part in'violating the law. .  THEY IMPOSE UNFAIRLY UPON  PUBLIC OFFICIALS by requiring them  to administer and enforce unpopular and  unworkable   laws.  THEY ADVERSELY AFFECT TOURIST  TRAVEL by denying visitors the hospitality  offered by other Canadian provinces and  by the neighboring slates of Washington,  Idaho,   and   Montana.  THEY ARE DISCRIMINATORY because  they (a) permit one class of persons���Ihe  members of private clubs���to purchase  wines and liquor by the glass, but forbid  others to do so; (b) similarly, they permit  one very limited type of establishment���  the private club���to sell "wines and liquor  by the glass, but forbid other eating establishments with which t,he clubs compete to do so.  �� The government has stated its intention  "to set up a consultative committee, comprised bf a cross section of. community  life" after the plebiscite, %to study the  problem and make recommendations to  the legislature on changes in the liquor  regulations. JBut that consultative committee needs a "Yes" on the principle  expressed in  the plebiscite, to guide it in  LIQUOR BY THE GLASS  SHOULD    BE    APPROVED:  IT PROMOTES TEMPERANCE by making it unnecessary to buy a whole bottle  in order to have one drink.  IT     REDUCES     LAW-BREAKING     by  eliminating washroom -drinking, reduces  hotel-room drinking, and wipes out the  bottle-under-the-table  evil.  IT MAKES POSSIBLE SERVING  LIQUOR     AND    FOOD    TOGETHER,  conceded by everyone to be one of the most  temperate uses of spirits.  IT REMOVES THE PRINCIPAL  SOURCE OF INCOME FOR THE BOOTLEGGER and other shady characters lathe illegal  traffic in  liquor.  IT RAISES STILL FURTHER THE  STANDARDS OF MEALS AVAILABLE  TO THE PUBLIC, by providing eating  establishments with an additional volume  of business.  FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE REASONS,  IT WILL RESULT IN BETTER COMMUNITIES in which to live and to rear/  families.  working out the details in the public  interest.  We invite every citizen who is interested  in community improvement, to join us  in this effort toward a better, saner system  for the sale of liquor. No obligation. Phone  your name and add it to the growing list  of active supporters.  Citizens' Committee for a Common Sense Liqaor Law  George A. Cran, Chairman     Room 812���207 W. Hastings St., Vancouver.     Phone PAcific 8538  Gordon Shafer  ���  P. E. Paulson  G. F. Tullidge  E. L. Boultbee  Mrs. K. E. Proctor  Mr. & Mrs. A. D. Lauder  Mr. & Mrs. B. ft. Tupper  Geo. E. Buscombe  Thos. R. Fyfe  H. C. Ketcbeson  Cliff Wightman  Reg. Lumb  W. C. Ditmars, Jr.  Clarke Simpki.ns  Dr. & Mrs. A. F. Rader  Dorwin Baird  L. C. Creery  Buda Brown  E. Doug. Stone  Dr. & Mrs. Hugh Ro3S  Art Christopher  D. S. Ma'nsell  Capt. J. A. Larsen  Winnilred Renworth  Reta W. Myers  Mr. & Mrs. Don King  Z. K. Estey  Fred J. Jones  Tempest de WoJf  Fred Bogden   ,  Charles M. Defieux  Orval C. Cook  Aid. Archie Proctor.  Col. E. J. Ryan  Mrs. G. Wainborn ���.  And many others omitted through lack of space.  NH S3  LEGALS  Thursday May 29  1952  6 ���-.,., The Coast News  Use  The   Coast News Classifiel  THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  FOR SALE  Aider  wood, $10.50 per cord;  Fir wood $11.50 per cord, del-  ��� tiered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  (Gibsons. Phone 20-L tfn  tfeed   Electric   Washer.   J. ?B.  CHasfifeord, Gibsons. 23  Yorkshire cow, three years old,  freshen in June. T.B. tested.  Oscar Olsen, R. R. 1, Gibsons.  22  5 acres of Deep, Black Loam  Soil; no stones. Yiear - round  spring creek. Sell cheep. C. P.  Smith, Gibsons. 23  SALE of household effects  at the home of the late Mrs.  Austin Wednesday through  May 28���31; 2 to 6 p.m.  1938 Packard Sedan, real good  condition. Price $350. Apply  C. E. Wyton, care of ?Fred  Cook, North Road  Gibsonk  Coleman, hanging lamp; new  gasoline iron. J. E. Barnes,  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek.  1934 Dodge half - ton Truck,  as is, $50. Phone Gibsons 7-Q.  Fbur-ro'om Float House, Fir  floors, full plumbing, fully  wired; 1 gia's washing machine  and 1 10-hp Onhan Engine.  K. Harrett, Twin. Creek. Phone,  9-Q.  Sacrifice  for Quick  sale.  23  New 5-room house on two lots  main road downtown Sechelt.  Very treasonable. Apply ?Bjox  28, Sechelt, 23  FOR RENT ~~  June, July  and  September,  a'_  small  cottage with lights and  water. Phone Granthams 83  All electric ��� full plumbing  ��� furnished cottage. H. B.  "Gordon Agencies, Sechelt 53-J  WORK WANTED  A competent radio technician  mow on duty at Gibsons Electric. Phone 45 for prompt ra!dio  service. b tfn  Dave Gregerson ��� Licenced  Electrician! Madeira' Park,  Fehder Harbour. tfn  HELP WANTED  SALESMAN-DRIVER (Male)  FOR GIBSONS BUSINESS,  APPLY BOX 15, COAST  HEWS.  Beliable woman to take complete charge of home and three  children five, eight and nine  years, from July 15 until end  of August. Good wages. No  objection to one child. Mrs.  Doxsee, in the Bay, Gibsons.  LOST r "^   "     i^ ���    ���   .      -   Gentleman's Blue J e a t h e r  zippered club bag. Thursday,  May; 22, between Sechelt and  Gibsons. Phone; 4:5'-^- Box 19,  Coiafct News.    :'?/'  NAVIGATION  WATERS  PROTECTION   ACT  R.S.C. 1927, Chapter 140.  The   Osborne   Logging   Company  of   Vancouver,   British   Columbia,  hereby   gives   notice    that  it  has,  under Section 7  of the Navigable  Waters    Protection    Act,   Revised  Statutes  of  Canada  1927, Chapter  140, deposited wi:h the Minister of  Public Morks, Ottawa, and in the  Office of the District Registrar of  the    Land    Registry    District    of  Vancouver,   in  Vancouver,   British  Columbia, a description of the site  and    plans    of   a   float.approach,  float, dolphins, loading gantry and  small   boat  basin,  proposed  to be  erected,   constructed   and' dredged  in    Porpoise   Bay,   Sechelt   Inlet,  near    Sechelt,    British   Columbia,  between high and low water marks,  in  front   of  1.07  acre   portion of  Block 10, (Plan 6457), District Lots  303 and 304, Group 1, New West,  minster District.  And   TAKE  NOTICE that after  the expiration of one month from  the   date   of  the   first  publication  of this notice, the Osborne Logging  Company Limited will, under Section  7  of  the  said Act,  apply   to  the  Minister   of  Public  Works,  at  his Office in the City of Ottawa,  for approval of the site and plans.  Dated this 8th day of May, 1952. -  E. P. COOKE,  P.Eng., Agent  "NAVIGABLE WATERS.  PROTECTION ACT."  R.S.C. 1927, Chapter 140.  British Columbia Power Commis.  sion hereby gives notice that is has,  under Section 7 of the said Act,  deposited '������ with the Minister of  Public Works, at Ottawa and in  the Office of the District Registrar  of the Land Registration District  of Vancouver, B.C., a description  of the site and detailed plans of  an overhead power line following,  more or less, the Easterly high  water line of Salmon. Arm of Se.  chelt Inlet from the vicinity of the  Northeast corner of District Lot  Three Thousand Three Hundred  and Twenty .two A .(3322 A), thence  pack and forth? crossing '+ and re-  crossing the Southerly -a��d?^sterly  high water line of the said Salmon  Arm of Sechelt inlet in the North,  erly boundary of District Lot Three  Thousand Two Hundred Sixty.six  (3266), all in New Westminster  District, Province,, of British Coium.  bia.  And take notice that .after the  expiration of one month from the  date of the first publication of this  notice British * Columbia Power  Commission will, under Section 7  of the said Act, apply to the Min.  ister of Public Works at his office  in the City of Ottawa, for approval  of the said site and plans.  Dated at Victoria, B.Cv,���. thisMh'.  day of May, 1952.  BRITISH, COLUMBIA  POWER  COMMISSION  by its Solicitor  J. L. WII.SON  ELECTORS OF MACKENZIE  ELECTORAL DISTRICT TAKE  NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING  APPOINTMENTS OF OFFICIAL  .     AGENT  I, the said BATTLEMAN MILTON  MACINTYRE nominated in the  foregoing nomination-paper, here?  by appoint JOHN McINTYRE,  Powell River, as my official agent.  B.  M.  Maclntyre.  I, the said LAWRENCE SMITH  ECKARDT nominated in the fore,  going nomination-paper, hereby  appoint ROBERT J. MUIR ,of 91  First Street, Westview, B.C., Hardware Merchant, as my official  agent., ^  Lawrence  S.  Eckardt.  I, the said ANTHONY JOHN ,  GARGRAVE nominated in the  foregoing nominatiorupaper, hereby appoint J. C. STIGINGS, Mill-  worker, Box 101, Powell River, as  my official Agent.  Anthony  John  Gargrave.  I, the said FLORENCE VIOLETTE \  GRESTY nominated in the foregoing nomihtionipaper, hereby appoint EDWARD WORKMAN Millwright, of Powell River, B.C., as  my official agent.  Florence  V.  Gresty.  SPECIAL  A tasty variety of  * TARTS  * CAKES  * SWEETGOODS  * PIES  * COOKIES  at prices to suit  everybody.  Have you tried our  Dutch Bread?  Elphinstone  Co-op Bakery  ��� E. Pi Nielsen ���  Dated  at Powell River, B.C., this  22nd day of May, A.D. 1952.  J. S. P. JOHNSON  Returning -Officer  Mackenzie  Electoral District.  Date Pad  May 30 ��� 8 p\m. Halfmoon  Bay ��� Redroofs Hall ��� Liberal  Association.  May 31 ��� Roberts Creek  Dane? ��� Sechelt Orchestra.  June 2��� Gibsons: 8 p..m.,  home of Mrs. A. E. Ritchey,  regular meeting local association  to Girl Guides and Brownies.  June 2 ��� 8 p.m. at Institute  Building, .opposite new High  School, Howe Sound Farmers'  Institute meeting,  June 3 ��� 8 p.m., Halfmoon  Bay: a,t home Mrs.. Meikle, Wei.  come. Beach, VON meeting.  June 4 ��� 3 p.m., at school  P-TA meeting, Halfmoon Bay.  June 4 ������ 10:30 ajm. at Parish  Hall, ���������.Gibsons, Anglican WA  annual;superfluity sale.-    ....  ���ANliSsDAy :'f���. Doing business  without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You  know what you are doing, no  one else  does.  June 7: ��� Hard Times Dance,  Gibsons Board of Trade.  June'11 ��� Sechelt 2 to 5 p.m.  OES. Spring Tea at the home  of Mrs. Ted Osbome.  June 12 n-.Roberts Creek  United r Church WA Tea and  Sale.    ���   ���  June 18 ��� 2 to 5 pjn. Sechelt,  at home of Miss Lindsay Nickson, Annual Garden Party, St.  Hilda's Guild.  June .24 ��� Sechelt Legion Hall  annual-flower show, WA Can.  adian Legion.  July 3 -*- Roberts Creek WA,  St. Aidan's Church, Garden  Party Sale. Work and home  cooking.  / August : 15 ��� Roberts   Creek  United Church annual tea and  %ale of work.  Please send all items direct to  TOTEM REALTY  This   is  another   public   service  to the district paid and spon_  sored  by your friendly  Totem  Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  LAND ACT  NOTICE  OF  INTENTION  TO  APPLET TO PURiCHASE LAND  In  Land   Recording   District   of  New Westminster and situated at  Euterpe Island in Blind Bay, B.C.  Take. notice  that  M e 1 v i n   W.  Jeffries of Egmont.  occupation  fisherman,- intends    to   apply   for  permission to purchase the follow,  ing described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the Northwest corner of Euterpe  Island at high water mark, thence  around ,the Island, approximately  16 chains- including - small islet  approximately 100 feet east of  Euterpe island; thence to point of  commencement, * and containing 2  acres more, or less.'?     v  MELVIN W. JEFFRIES  Dated April 26th, 1952.  TOPPED ��� TRIMMED.of FELLED  HARD PAN ��� CEMENT BREAKING  ��� Fully Insured ���  GOLDIE  BROS *  2145 St. Andrews   ��� REG. GOLDIE ���   North 2237.  ysiness and Professional  1 RECTORY  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  BUSINESS SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete  Accounting  Service  Jnrome  Tax Problems  -, Secreterial Work  Phone:  Sechelt 55  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered Accountant  1045 W. Pender St., Vancouver, B.C.  Phone TAtlow 1954  BEER BOTTLES        ~ '  Will call  ahd  buy -for  ��ash,  beer  bottles, scrap metal, etc. v  Galls  made  at  Intervals  trpm  Hopkins to Irvine's Landing  R. H   STROSHEIN  Wilson Creek.  BTOLDOZING~~~ ~~"~~~  __j_ i      ���' . _r  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 ���  Glhstms 100 ���Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK "���  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  t  Phone 45��  Appliances ���  Fixtures  ��� ^Radios  / Washing Machines     ��  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  FLORIST C~        "   -t . ___ .  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.  . ' .: '   .-.  i  WINDOW CLEANING  ���  ���  PIONEER WINDOW  SERVICE  Vacuuming ��� Waxing  Windows Washed ��� Small Repairs  Phone  Sechelt 71R  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       ���  SYDNEY McKAY  Selma  Park.  ��� Phone  Sechelt ,46 ��� .?.;,  '������!  C. JOHN CO?LERIDGE       ;  ���  Gibsons .���; ^ ?  Office 37 Res. 116 w/j  PLUMBING  Plumbing and Electrical  Supplies _ Fixtures  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES v  RADIO   REPAIRS  RADIO REPAIRS  Fast   Service  Efficient  Workmanship  WILLIAM FORTT  Phone 24 S 4  WALLY    S  Radio and Electric  Sales ��� Service  Agent for Marconi Products  Phone   Sechelt 25.J  REAL ESTATE and  INSURANCE    ."���....  ��� JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and ' District's   Only .Full j  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  Phnne Gibsons 99  SUMMER CAMP        v'-...-.  STRATFORD CAMP  i   ��� Roberts Creak���  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. Thursday May  22 1952  The Coast News 7  Speaking of  Sports ���  When that day on the school  calender arrives, organized  chaos will rule. We will run  our legs off���those who haven't done so already. Crowds  will .come, to watch us ��� we  hope. This day if-< ca'lled Sports  Day.  Yes, the people [thai come  will watch, and perhaps comment, "Gee whiz, did yon* see  that gny over there?" or  "Hey, that's a funny wtay to  throw that ball!" After |a  while someone is bound to say,  "I'm hungry!'' which will be  followed by a "Yea1, so am I,"  from someone else- Then the  crowd will "descend upon the  concession stand and indulge  in a very old practice. People  will gorge themselves (excepting those who possess the willpower to remember their diet)  on? hot-dogs and ^ pop, and  when they reiateh the limit of  their capacity, the proceedings  will recommence- The remaining legs will be run off. More  bruises will be inflicted, more  blisters will be created. Only  then will come the- grand  finale, grand, great and grueling event.  As the pangs bf hunger and  the aching of feet are again,  felt, the crowd, with rosy red  noses- and sunburnt bald heads,  will drag their suf f er|ing  bodies home. Soon after will  follow the participants, aching, sore and bruised.  This is the part of the Track  Meet that % apparent to the  eyes of the onlookers. But behind the scenes a great deal  more is involved. We wonder  if thev,spectatqrs who .visit us  pn<r$!i%i��6 will realize that the  phy^jj^l J education! c 1 a s s e s  helped builil lip their muscles  by weilding: picks, shovels and  wheelbarrows to smooth and  clean the grounds. Will the  people know that the jump  pits had to be dug, filled and  leveled? Will they laugh at  buivsoit ball backstops or will  they say that they are a worth  while effort, and will they  realize that a lot of labor went  into collecting odds and ends  to prop up to stop the ball?  Will people feel. that our  booth ifa rather inefficient or  will they stop and think that'  for a first attempt miaybe  those green girls are learning  a lot, and |even in the programme items themselves, will  the people ,iu!?t see three contestants from each House  step out there like veterans,  or will they stop to ^consider  the training those contestants  have done- the long process of.  elimination to .choose the best  three from the many ?  . There is a lot more to Sports  Day than meets the eye.  In and Out of Town  V,' Mrs. Meikle is down from  Halfmoon Bay, She was a. vis-  ��� itor to the local P-TA meeting,  and also made the acquaintance of our YON nurse. "���  Mr. and Mrs'. Cecil Chamberlain are now living in  Wyatt'i: house. They are down  from IIa<lfmoon Bay and have  been here for some time.  Tom Chambers is back in  Gibsons for a few ��� months  holiday.   .  Maureen Boss spent" the  weekend in Vancouver looking  for a new formal for the'Grad  dance ��� so she tells lis.  Mr- Rendle, our school inspector, left for Vancouver  -over the weekend. Looki like  we're isafe for another year.  1  &  IB I  Pl��  A Personal Message from the  Premier of British Columbia  &l>3#&yl&r ***>������� c<  6  ^of t:e "%.  VICTOR^  Mav 21-  1952  f  r  A   PROVINCE OP^V"  *��<*<* co^  c ���  i  S  V  -ft  *      ,  1  3  M  ^>remi��r 0l 8  The Coast News      Thursday  May  29  1952  J. BORDIGNON  & SON  ACCORDIONS MANUFACTURED and   REPAIRED  546 East Hastings Street HAst. 36&L  JPhone, Write  or Wire for further information.  West  Coast  Radio Telephone  Wesco Marine Radio Telephone  - Service ��� Repairs ��� Maintenance  1366 W. Pender ��� TAt. 3659 ��� Vancouver, B.C.  Write or Phone for further information and literature.  PATTERSON BOILER WORKS Ltd.  Welding all types ��� Boiler Repairs  Portable  Equipment ��� Registered Welders  Manufacturers of Air Receivers  Donkey Tanks ��� Smoke Stacks  736 ALEXANDER      ��� ���      HAstings 0935  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Phone, Write or Wire for Instant Attention  mnmnni  ENCYCLOPAEDIA   BRITANNICA  STANDARD of the WORLD  Latest Printing Now Available  in both Senior and Junior sets  603-604 Rogers Bldg. ��� MAr. 3613 ��� Vancouver, B.C.  Write or Phone for further information.  CT��iBB��a����li��������iig������|fBti^pi������rawwBJqiniBa������w����������in����i  nrwtijniiHiiMtioiMiiii i m������ n��� !������>������ ��a*n �������� * ai  /ECUELT INN  Overlooking   the  beach  at  lovely   Sechelt  OUR DINING ROOM IS NOW OPI*N FOR MEALS  a    AT ^REGULAR HOURS  We Specialize on Sunday  Evening Dinners  *a**vr.  If you plan to build  SEE US FIRST  for a COMPLETE line  of  Building   Materials  ��� Experience has taught us how to cut down your  expenses-  ��� Deliveries are made   as   the   job  progresses. This  solves your storage problem..  ��� Surplus goods are brought back  ��� Our workshop is at your service.  AND  Our prices  save you  money ���  Z   DROP IN AT  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES Ltd,  Phone  Gibsons 53   -v   .  Jchooi Track Oa  This Weak  We are rapidly approaching  the zero hour for the first  annual Sports Day to be held  in the new school. The young  athletes are training vigorously for the eventi? in which  they are going to participate;  the food committee is arranging for the sale of hot-dogs,  ice cream, pop and coffee; the  Physical Educational teachers,  Mrs. Glassford. and Mr. Peterson, are working the 'track up  to shape, lining up the programme and generally supervising preparations for the  great day.  The three House eliminations have been conducted, and  tlie trio^ of vietori* from 'each  House will compete in their  respective events. Competition  between, the Houses A. B and  C, promises to be keen, which  should add to the excitement'  of the day.  There have be<en a few minor  accidents which haye but'  slightly dampened the spirits  of prospective  athletes.  On the day itself, the stu-  dentl? will go to school until  the programme starts. Then  there will be much shouting  and hurrahing as event after  event is won. There will be '*  little arguing for the judges  decision is final. After the  successful ?H6use -..wins the  trophy;: the students will con-  gratulate each other, and they  will kid about the day's programme. We hope it will be a  success and that many of the *  readers and others will be able  to attend. The program starts  at 10 i&.m.  Starter for the dashes, book-  race, skipping race, half mile  will be Mr. Trueman with Mrs.  Glassford at tlie finish line.  Doug Davietet will be in change  of the broad jump, while Mi's. (  Day will handle the girls?  high jump.-.Boys' high- jump  will be headed by Mrs; Glassford, and the shot-put by Mr.  Goostrey. The ball throw will  be supervised by*?-MrsY ?Pearsoh  and Mr. Stone-  Miss Latimer Avill be in  charge of the ypvize ribbons,  Mr|>!- Rankin will be the recorder, and the announcing of  the events will be handled by  Mr.  Trueman.  Most events will be run off  for junior, intermediate, and  senior girls! and junior intermediate, and senior boys?  Around Town  Miss Pat Day had ia; brief  visit with her mother. Pat is  now back in Vancouver and is  looking for a job which involves travel. Lots of luck,  Pat!  Miss Claire Veiteh���another  mother and daughter visit-  Claire was up from the big  city for .a' weekend home, but  is   back   at  the   "old  grind  again.  GRANTHAMS LANDING  L. Simm's ai'e_ visiting their  daughter, Mrs. D. G. Poole.  They are from St. John, New  Brunswick". They will be here  a week. We hpjje... they have a;  nice time. '  " The warm 24th of May holiday brpught u(?i many visitors  from tlie eity^^mong whom  are Mr. and Mrs. P. Baron,  Misses A. aiid M. Dunmqre,  the Davidson family, Mr. and  M?rs. Grantham, -Miss ? Edith  Cook, who was ike guest?:of  Mrs. Velma Cresfewell.. cv?  ���:.;-. We are gladvtq repoi^;;^af.:ii  'Mrs. :;���'; Workman % has "recovered  from her recent illness and  stay in St. Mary's Hospital,  Pender Harbour.      ?  ���   Vote   ���  LAWRENCE S. ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative Candidate  B. C.   AIR . LINES  Air Taxi Service \ Sea Plane Charters  .   Planes based at:  VANCOUVER ���   PATRICIA  BAY ���  GANGES  CAMPBELL RIVER and ALERT BAY  Vancouver Air Port      ��  KErr. 6282 ��� Rich 1318  ~y Chartered flights :a. Speciality ���  Compliments  Propeller Adjusters & Improvers  CAMPBELL PATENTED  PROPELLERS  (Streamliner)  ��� Repairs to All Makes ���  1919 West Georlgia Vancouver,  B.C:.  Phone, Write or Wire MAr 3857  ACME Machinery Company  SAWMILLS and LOGGING EQUIPMENT  Pipe & Fittings   ���   Belting  1547 Main Street       ��� ���       MArine 0647  VANCOUVER, B.C.  Phone ��� Write or Wire for ?Further Information  Rocks -r Hardpan  .       j> ��� y   :     ^  Road building  y Insured ,".  Fully Licensed?  Prompt Servicfei'  ..���.". -,:.yy?*-.  All Experienced Men  JACK   CAMPCEtL  5308 Prince Edward Avei.      ���      Vancouver. B.C*  Phone FRaser 3831  '������'r&h\.>. ��� mursciar mav   %rz  iyo2      Tlie Uoast Mews.  y  GB  4  + >  i  i  i  >  4  :' J*.*^  g*r  The Progressive Conservative Plan for Hospital  Insurance will succeed because the foundation on  which it will be built has been proved sound.It will:  (1) Eliminate Compulsion, the need for policing and Government monopoly.  (2) Free hospital management from the dictation and interference of government planners.  (3) Make Hospital Insurance available to all the people of the province  under a sound plan ��� 10  The Coast News      Thursday May 29 1952  W. SWAIN C & S D. CU?KRIE  OIL   BURNERS ��� SALES & SERVICE  Ranges ��� Furnaces ��� Chimneys Cleaned  Work Guaranteed ���  Sechelt 74  Take Notice that Gibsons Landing "Street and Traffic  Bylaw No. 95," which regulates traffic control and the  parking of vehicles within the Village of Gibsons Landing, became in force and of full effect as from the 13th  day of May, 1952. A copy of the said Bylaw may be  exan&ned at the Office of the Municipal Clerk.  BOARD  of COMMISSIONERS  <c  ��� ��� ���  saved me days;  perhaps weeks, of work?'  After retelling from his first trip to  the West, a business man wrote his bank:  "J arrived having no idea where to start  , in to make the connections I required.  The thought occurred tome that perhaps  the bank, which has been very helpful  to me on numerous occasions, would  give me some guidance. Mr. W.  proved to be of tremendous help. He  introduced me to the people / should  have met and saved me days, perhaps  weeks, of work."  Every chartered bank works this way.  Whether you walk into your neighborhood branch or one a thousand miles  away, you will find the same Ml range  of banking service-���and the same  readiness to help.  This advertisement, based  on en actual letter, is  presented here by  THE BANKS SERVING  YOUR COMMUNITY  I  I  I  I  i  1  School jNews  By MAUREEN ROSS  GIBSONS  Assembly for Empire Day  The students of Elphinstone  .Jr-Sr. High School celebrated  Empire  Day   by    holding  an  assemble   in   the    gymnasium.  At this assembly, members of  the    grades   9   and   10   Social  Study  groups gave brief outlines of the' important facts of  each     independent     commonwealth .contry.    The   students  who gave these reports were:  Jack Cresswell, Great Britain;  Dick   Riechelt,   Australia   and  New Zealand; Paul Symchueh,  ?Burma�� Donna Bingley,   Canada ; Mike JPoole, India ; Wilma  Louma, Pakistan; and Doreen  Hanson,  South \ Africa.    These  reports were   well  given,  and  kept a high level of interest'.  PORT MELLON  Farewell party for California-  bound student.  David Bowler, a grade five  student, left, ..Port Mellon on  May 22, to move to California.  The junior and senior rooms  held a farewell party in his  honor, and had ia. very enjoyable time.  Students learn about New  Zealand.  Mr.   Brown,   who    just'  re-  cently arrived, at Port Mellon,  ^a:ye^Ke-Port/Mellon students/:"/  ���a? very interesting talk onNew^?  Zealand. He spoke of its geo- ?  graphical location, its animals,  the   natives,   its    forests    and  variou's    explorers   who    were  responsible   |pr   its    develop-  .ment..  *     ?. t'::/?'?;.'?'   '-??-'   :  SPORTS DAY  Friday, May 23, was sports  clay for the. Port Mellon students who y participated in  dashes, broad and high jumping,, the Softball throw and  various novelty ra'ees. Ribbons  were awarded to /the. many^  winners.....r'\.,.v/:f -"'"  ���BOWEN'ISLAND  '' The -pupils; of? the Bowen  Island School,-under the direction of {heir/teacher, Mrs. M.  Neilsen, v w&rei; well rewarded  for their efforts in singing at  the B.C. Music Festival on  April 25. They received the  honored position of first place  in the Rural.: School group.  The members of the Bowen  Island soft'oall' team have  commenced;' ; practicing f o r  their summer /games.  ::��� I would like to thank, thei  teachers; and*i\��porters of Port  Mellon and ?Bowen Island, who  responded so quickly to the  request for school news. Keep  it up ��� we like to hear from  all of you!     )  Port Mellon  Briefs 5  By MAUREEN ROSS  Bingo games, followed by  square dancing, was the pro-  gram��ne for an enjoyable evening, sponsored by the Port  Mellon Square Dance Club on  Wednesday, May 21.  SOFTBALL GAMES  A Softball  game  every  evening   is   not    an    uncommon'  event'   for   Port   Mellon.  The  games are   played  at  Seaside  Park    between ;   the    various-  teams. The main teams are the  Riggers,, the    Machine    room  men, the Painters, the Office ,  staff,   the    Truckers    and  the  Yard crew.  SOCIAL  ���..,'��� The wedding of Mrs. Eleanor  Zantolas to MrV Roy Dick took  place in Vancouver on May 17.  After their return to Port ���������  . .-MelIon_ on ��� Mayv#l,vth ere vw as . -  a shower held ajb; the home of  Mrs: W. Arrwsmith" for the  ������. bride. .      .v.. v.'?..-?^? :?v',?  SHOWER HELD FOR  PORT MELLON COUPLE  On May 6 a shower was held  in the community hall for Mrs.  Gormaft, who was married at  Easter. The shower was followed by a dance, and an  en j oyahloyey e^ing/^as/^-had;vby  Reuben  Stroshein  zm��:  wwmmmi  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 ?  Fertilizers  Wilson   Creek  Phoriel^S^C  -      USE  THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED ADS!  tVIIIIIU GARGRAVE  WHO IS TO PAY?  The lumber and mining corporations must pay more  social cbsts. The value of forest production in B.C during 1951 was $525 million. The estimated gross revenue  from this source through timber royalties, sales, etc., is  approximately $11 million. Out of this gross revenue the  province will spend appoximately 7 million to protect  the forests. The net revenue to the public treasury  therefore from the $525 million enterprise will be less  than $4 million. "'  The total revenue derived from the provincial mines  tax is estimated at $1,4*00,000 out of which the Mines  Dept, will spend $824,000 leaving a net revenue of  . $576,000. One Company alone, the Consolidated Mining  & Smelting; Cou. wholly owned by the C.P.R. reported  a surplus profit of^ $51,000,000 in '51,  The GCF will change this picture. This will be done in  two ways: 1. Existing industries will be required to  share the vburden of public service more equitably  through provincial taxes.  2. As determined by public needs a CCF Government  will place vitally essential pperations under public  control.  CCF policy in tKls respect will be determined by democratic process.       ��� y-yy-yy        ���:���.*--;"'". ::" ??  HE^P #^ ;  "������:?>; VOTE  CCF. .'���' This Plot of Earth    pa*** ����  0  ��� By SANDY LOAM ���  THE NEWER IRIS  For a flower that combines  beauty with good increase;  thiat is easy to grow; likes our  climate and soils; that will  draw more attention, than  almost any other flower, try  up-to-date Bearded Iris.  By the end of May .this  orchid-like flower will be at  its colorful best, and the size  and rich new-shades will surprise <a,nd delight flower lovers  and color-camera enthusiasts  alike.  /Iris will grow in any well  drained soil, but the love the  sun, standing a dry spell better than most plants. A mixture of turfy loam, compost  and garden soil, giving each  pliant a good handful of bone-  meal, a,nd your Iris is happy,  needing only a top dressing  of compost each spring or fall  to keep it thriving.  The best growers plant them  early, July and August being  the best months, when the new  flower buds can develop in  the new home and they get a  chance to "dig in" before the  winter comes.  The rhizomes need shallow  planting and ^should not be  completely buried. Diseases  are few,0rhizome rot being the  worst, usually caused by wet  conditions, and the main insect  pest', the iris borer, is rarely  troublesome in B.C.  May we suggest that you  see some new Iris in bloom  this month end and choose  your favorite colors. Write  down or remember the names  of those you like.  Among the world's best Iris  that are hardy and thrifty, as  well as beaut'ifulv w^e would  include .the six: "musts" we  gaive a reader^ this; week.  For af light: blue the Canadian bred .'yGreat? Lialies' '��� - is  tops; "Wafesh" is a dream  flower? in w^iite and purple;  "Prairie Sunset'' is perhaps  the finest of the hewer blends;  "Sptin Gold." a very satisfying yellow; ' 'The'.. Red Douglas, '' a) huge wine red; and  "Winter Carnival," a hardy  white. These are all/ /popular  and grown by all the dealers,  and none ia,re over one dollar  -each, some much less.  The Iris family is so large  that the different species are  confusing to the layman, but  the plant we deal with above  has the food-storing rhizome  and the distinctive beard, and  quite often of a contrasting  color. It used to be called the  German Iris, but the parents  of our present garden beauties came mostly from Asia  Minor and the shores of the1  Mediterrean.  PRIMROSES  Right now, directly after  blooming, is the. time to divide  primroses, and it pays to lift  them j carefully and wash off  the soil, so you ��an. -separate  the. crowns without too much  dataage to the roots.  ,^ Your new soil bed should be  ���ready, enriched with compost  and leaf" mould. They like  some shade being real "woodsy" plants, and we include a  good sprinkling of peat moss  to help hold the moisture.  This applies to polyanthus  and the rather tender dentic-  uliata, ais well as the rockery  types, and the old fashioned  primrose.  Charles Hall, well-known  ex-resident ai the Roberts  Creek district, passed away  on May 17 in the Ottawia Civic  Hospital. Mr. Hall wate for  some time the Secretary-Trea  surer of the Hoberts Creek  Branch of. the Canadian Legion BESIa He was buried in  the Soldiers' plot in Beech-  wood Cemetery, Ottawa.  Mrs. Hall is at present  residing lat Kirk's Ferry,  Quebec.  Thursday May 29 1952.       The Coast News  11  IT COULD BE VERSE  There was a man named Kei?h,  Who mislaid his pair of false  teeth;  He laid them down in a chair,  Forgot they were there ���  ;Sat    down    and    was    bitten  ��� beneath.  FLOWEIcS FOR ALL OCCASIONS  PHONE: GIBSONS 76W  Mrs E. Nestman  .    IMMEDIATE SERVICE  Baby Clinic Notice  Dr. HUGH INlGLIS WILL GIVE SMALLPOX VACCINATION ON REGULAR BABY CLINIC DAY ���  JUNE 6, 2���4 p.m. SCHOOL BOARD OFFICE GIB-  SONS.  Public   Health   Nurae  This is the way  your ballot under  Alternative Votinq  Alternative   Voting   will   be   used  in   the   coming   Provincial   Election  -Explaining Alternative Voting briefly, it may be said that the voter has no longer to  content himself with marking an X for just one candidate. He marks a first choice  for his candidate, and then proceeds to make a, second, third and possibly further  choices for as many candidates as have been nominated.  On counting the ballots, if the highest candidate has an absolute .majority over and  above the total votes cast for all the other candidates, he is declared elected. If,  however, no candidate obtains an absolute majority oh the first count, a second  count is required. Before doing this, the lowest candidate is excluded and the  second choices on that candidate's ballot are transferred to the other candidates as  indicated on his ballot. If the second count elects no one on an absolute majority,  the next lowest candidate is eliminated .making a third count necessary. This is  continued until some candidate obtains an absolute majority.  CUT OUT THIS MESSAGE FOR REFERENCE AND DISCUSSION:  A brochure containing detailed information is being mailed  to all British Columbia householders.  :f!tei IH. i$.*'t1 &r'a\~.��h i e��;;:fe;i?exVb^ai;? pf * �����<* * ,���  AV-3  V R ��V I N t fi   0 F ???B It I t I:W H   ���*LU M BI A 12  The Coast News      Thursday  May  29  1952  ladeira Schoo  SUMMER VISITORS!      Celebrates May Bay  L  Call FA 4131 in Vancouver; or Gibsons 50; or Gibsons  36-C for scheduled freight service between  VANCOUVER and District and GIBSONS and District.  SHIP VIA  VANCOUVER   GIBSONS  FREIGHT   LINES  OPERATED BY R. M. INGLIS  u  Melt Tea Room  Overlooking  the  Bay  STEAKS��� CHICKEN  Tables For Parties  IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO EAT AT  THE SECHELT TEA ROOM  ATTENTION  Logger^-Truckers  Before  Buying  Tires  Anywhere ���  Get   Our  Prices  We have just installed one of the most modern  heavyVduty tube vulcanizers on the market.  Chuck's Motors & Welding  PHONE SECHELT 54W  WW;  \sr  UNION SPECIALS  GROCERY DEPARTMENT '  NABOB COFFEE ��� per lb  .......".'.'...  SWEETIYEILK ��� per lb. ,  MEAT DEPARTMENT  PRIME RIB ROAST  ��� Grade A "Choice ��� per lb. ,  EMPIRE SLICED SIDE BAGON  V-2 lb Cellophane   ............... V..  DRYGOODS   ..:...  DRESS POINTS  in; various colors at various prices.  HARDWARE  GARDEN HOSE ��� 50 ft. lengths /........ $7.69  YOUR RED AND WHITE STORE  Union General Store  Phone Sechelt 18  '30 ESSEX SEDAN          $75  '38 DODGE PICK-UP      $275  '38 FORD SEDAN       $375  '46 GMC %-ton PICK-UP      $675  '51 CHEVROLET PICK-UP ��� As new $1695  '51 HILLMAN SEDAN ��� 9000 miles    $1195  Chuck's Motors & Welding ���  ��� Phone Sechelt 54-W ��� ���"'.'  The new situation at .Madeira  Park Superior School produced an experiment in the  May Day activities this year.  Instead of having the May  Queen's coronation about 11.  a.m. followed by a short program and .by chilren's sports  which lasted to nearly 7 p.m.,  the May Day committee, working with the staff of the  Superior school, devii-ed a? pro-  /gralm. which began with the  school sports at 9.30 a.m. and  carried on to the coronation  of the May Queen at 1.30 p.m.  and concluded with ihe adult  sport at from 3 till 6 p.m. The  day was finished with the  usual May Day dance at Pencil era' Hall.  Crowned Queen wai?; Karin  Bergenhamu " Attendants were  Joan Davis, Susan Malcolm,  Dorothy Gregerson and Margaret Reid, while Tommy Burrows was p.age-boy. Flower  girls were Tarianne Tooker,  Bobby Leith, Sharon Davis,  a.n.d Jo-Amie Cameron.  Winona   Sundquist  was  the  retiring Queen.  GIBSONS MAY DAY  (Continued from page 1)  Joyce Connor. Sue, who is a  resident of Gambier Island,  officially opened the celebration with a speech to her loyal  subjects. Maids of Honor were  Ruth Sandriabaan and Bai-bara  Knowles, flower girls were  Patty "McCaiice and Shirley  King, and .the crown-bearer  was ?Burtoh Ayles. Together,  they made, a very" impressive  group.   '>.������'��� ��� " ���;?"'���  The May-pole dancers, composed of Elementary school  students, who were ably trained by Mrs. Mackay, performed  about three poles to honor  their Queen of: May. Much  credit goes to Mrs. Symehuch,  who' supervised the dressing  of the dancers.-  The 'children's costume parade provided groat excitement for the youngest of the  younger genera; ion* Prizes  were won by Majorie Christiansen dressed in an authentic  Norwegian costume, L i n d a  Goostrey, T,eddy Knowles,  and Terry Charman and her  sister. Following, this the decorated bike .-judging'was held  and was won by Michael and  Leslie Thomas* who tied for  first place, with. Billy McLeod *  second. All participants re-  received fifty ccn is, so all felt  that they were winners.  At 7 o'clock a dance was  held for the children, begun  with a grand march led by  Mr. Gray, Mr. Pilling, and the  present and retiring queens.  Thfc. dance lasted till 9 o'clock,  when the elders took over and ���  danced to the music of Benny  Stone.  The committee, for ?ihe May  Day was headed by Mr? C.  Grlay with Mrs. Stewart as  secretary. To these people and  their committee goes the credit  for.the entire programme.  Although larger crowds attended . this vyear's celebrations, thaiu there, had been in  previous times, it wate' felt that  the affair could have been  more smoothly run and more"  stronger support^..  I  -KnOWL��S\^^ARDU/ARE-  Plione 33  Gibsons, B.C.  Congratulations go this  week to the Coast News  student staff  And on Sporting Goods  ���   Baseball  and   Softball  ���   Table  Tennis  ���   Rods,   Reels and Lines   See  Our  New  Stocks    Special: 3 inch Plastic R eels  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  ���������'���'' ' '��� ^  TenDers are invited for painting at the following  schools:  1. Interior, Gibsons Landing Elementary;  2. Exterior, Madeira Park Teacherage;  .3.    Exterior and Interior, Irvines Landing School.  Specifications may be obtained from the Representative  in the Attendance Area or from undersigned.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Painting," will  be received until 11 a.m.. on Monday, Jun^9, 1952.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.  ?  ....?. ../ Mrs ANNE BURNS  ; ' $>"���'��� '������"���'  Seceretary-Treasurer,  School District No. 46 ^Sechelt)  .ft*  '"A  <���:> -,y vx t-<y^> ��&&$m  a  x*&s>$  A PRACTICAL  12-  PLATFORM  VOTE  Progressive Conservative  Candidate  !���  Lawrence S  Our  Congratulations' to   the  High Sehool Editorial Staff  for the Co-operation and venthusiasm shown in the   publication of this week's paper  THE CCAST NEWS  !'  �����W


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