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 v i*'**   <WQm.  .-?   S3,*V  Provincial  Library,  Victoria,   B.   C.  Phone your news or*  orders to  C*��bs��iis 4B  Sixth Year of Publication   Vol. 6-21  Thursday May  22 1952      Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  ncor  Flyweight Tackle  3O-P0Ufij  Incorporation of Sedhelt as a milage was the major topic  sof- discussion at *.. well-attended'meeting of the Sechelt Board  >of Trade last Wednesday ^evening. Mr. B. C. Bracewell, (deputy  .minister of municipalities, and Mr. J. ?H. IDoughty-Da?7i.e^, itown  {planning .section' of th�� ^municipal ^department, were guest  speakers folltxwing turkey idinnei* at Selma Lodge.  Several guests, were present ~~  and  Kinsmen Welcome  Vancouver Visitors  ��� Evidently is was ;a ^w'ild  night ?��o.r local Kinsmen as  well as for the visiting Van-  couverjtfces.  Last Thursday the local boys  entertained the visitors frojn  Vancouver at dinner in. the  Mariner, and later in the club-  room.  The   Vaaicouverites   arrived  here aboard the cruiser f Dei-  a  goodwill   visit   to  dub. They were Bill  J:ack   Sparks,   Cliff  ���> ���>  dre''   On  the local  Rddgers,  Denman, Bob  Young,  Murray  McCuish, Frank Baker, "W Ten  Williams, John Reed, and Alan  "Dixon.  Frank' Baker, of Vancouver  thanked the local .boys for the  fine job they had done on the  polio drive, and tendered a  special invitation to them to  attend  the Kin convention  in  If rom  GibsOns, Vancouver  'Victoria. . '  J    Queried  on ?the 'advisability  ���Of   incorporation,    Mr.   Brace-  ; well   made . the   non-comiriital  ; (Statement that ?he,  personally,  , :f dlt the matter -was premature  '   if the  area  was not  going ";to  grow, but if it was going -.to  , grow, then, it may not? be too  premature��� '.mil he felt that  the .area, would   likely?   grow.  And, he. said, in other case'*  v w'here he had felt incorpora-  f tion -was premature, the taxpayers had gone ahead on the  ^'matter and were 'making =a,  ?^succe��s. He had yet -'to hear of  Zailvillage, once formed, which  jJwanteS'to revert to itls- former  i {status.  ?.? If a small settlement wishes  ?vto incorporate, to "get some-  5/thing out'.of. the 3% ? tax"  it  -was pursuing its  course  with  ah astiganatized outlook, he  >aid. But:?__ a small settlement  wished to incorporate in order  /to look after its own proib'lemf?*,   ,,T. . ��������������,  %) work for tthe commo^eal,, -Ancouver m September  aifcd to makerdemocracy ^w-ork?;-   /.~'-"VV-:.   ��� .'���" -yy.- v-;.: ��� ��� ������  Mra .neighborhood,/'ito  ���"',ii^;;^re^oni:3^y.v?in  .:3^d;;;-n^;i/fe  ��� ihev ^n^l?$^  service,    sparged   by    village  commissioners, tHiai, have made  the Vfflflig'e set-up a success, ht  said.   ..,; ;���?'������'_;- ,.-������-  At 'present, the   ceiling   on  school lax rates and the share  of ,the 3"% ta'x puts the village  in   a^ good financial position,  as far as grants are (Concerned,  .but hie felt that this preferred  position    could    not   (Continue  ��� unchanged for long.  y Taxes    generally    increase  when a settlement fa isieorpo���  rated, he pointed out, not because of any ruling within the  municipal act, but because of  the desire on the part' of the  residents  for  increased  facilities and improvements.  Villages which are trying to  get by on a 10 mill tax ratei  cannot be progressive, he said.  According  to   his   figures thei  ayerage mill rate wa_ abojut 15  mill!?!   with    several   assessing  for the maximum of 20 mills.  ,; He    oatlined,    briefly,    the  functions   of  the  three  types  of municipal government in  the province���village, district,  and city. (There are no town's  in B.C.) The position of villages has improved tremendously in the past few years,,  he remarked, but a village can  borrow money only for water  and sewage.  Queried on the Indian Re-  serve lands which separatels;  Selma Bark from Sechelt, he  said that the Indian reseryer  could be incorporated within  the village, but the * village  would have no jurisdiction  over the Indians. It would,  however, hatve jurisdiction  over non-Indians who leased  ;property on  the Reserve.  ?M?r. J. H. Doughty-Davies,  community planning expert,  outlined to the meetingythe  services which his department  could offer if asked. For instance, he said, carefully pre-  Most, people would be- satisfied to catch a 30;pouncl salmon; but leave it to John Cameron, first aid attendant for the  Howe Sound Pulp company,  to add several new twists, to  the accomplishment, lie wasn 't  out in a boat in a secret cove;  he caught his 30-paimcler off  the company float. And ha  used a 6 ounce fly rod. But,  to top it all, he was usin? a  .011 fly leader.        "   .  Can. Ripley top that one?  He hooked his ?;- sea-going  monster at 5:10 a.m. and landed it with a net at '6:30 p.m.  Needless to say thait when  interviewed by our reporter up  that way, Mr. Cameron was  still walking in clouds with  a wild glint in Ms eyes.  Poorly attended, but busy, the Gibsons and District board  of trade dealt with gct-oui-the-vote campaigns, fish derby, the  olcl-tiroe dance, business closing hours, the need for a vetinarVj,,  tourist publicity, jiarking spaiee, and heard Kinsmen President  Tom Larson laud the facilities at the Kinsmen Memorial Park,    Chief   subject   of   discussion.  Red Cross Goes  Over the Top  The Red Cross canvass was  more than one: hundred percent, over its quota.  The West How.e Sound  Branch, which includes Gibsons and Port Mellon, raised  over $900 this year. Credit  goes to the many Avomen canvassers who gave of their time  and effort to make this drive;  a. succes,?.. All were greatly  encouraged by the generosity  of the  people.  Big Day for Youngsters  In Gibsons and Sechelt  Accent on. children will be the main theme of the May 24  festivities in Sechelt and Gibsons, according to committee chair-  mien in. both centres. The parade in Sechelt will assemble at the  Indian ;School at 12-15 and will move.off to the public school  grounds where the dayvs events will take place.  ���"       ~ Parade  in  Gibsons  will  get  p?aclntyr��� has-been  royally \veteomcd wherever he  has been, Andy Johnston, MacKenzie liiding Liberal Association president, told th�� Coast  N.ews on Tuesday;' He is extremely pleased with the reception he has received an the  various communities along the  -sTctnshin.eVguM coast'.  Tonight' "Batt" \vill sjwak  in Pendiera .Hall at Madeira  Parte  Liberal headquarters has  been. opened in Sechelt in the  H.B. Gordon real estate office,  Captain Johnston reported.  Indian  underway from the  Reserve and will pass through  the village to the Memorial  Park for the May Queen coronation., and the sports. > ..'���..���.���  .  Sechelt program.? .iriclucles  eroAvning of the May Queen,  Maypole dancing,_ sports, soft-  ball game, and the May Queen  banquet. A dance will be held  in the evening.  In Gibsons the May Queen  will be crowned, followed by  sports am!  a .softball game.  be given in both  best costumes,  and   what-have-  ��� Pfcofco by O. (Cambie  SUSIE ATCHISON?"  (Gibsons May Queen)  Prizes will  centres for  fancy bikes,  you.  Let's get out and make it a  big day in both Sechelt and  Gibsons.  High School to Publish  Coast News Next Week  Editor Betty Brown and her editorial staff will publish  the Coast News next week. The staff for the week are members of Junior-Senior High School. Madeira Park Superior  School has been invited to assist with "news from the Pender  Harbour area.  Mies Brown and her staff will handle all news reports,  will assist with advertising, and newspaper  make-up.  Local columns will. be. written during the week by the  students. Regular correspondents will be able to take a holiday while the teen-agers take over.  1 Look for the Special High School number next wieek.  pared data shows the need for    "village bounds.  100 sq. feet of playground for  each child within a qual'ter-  mile radius, and census figures will give the number of  children in that area. No child  should be made to walk over a  quarter mile to a! playground,  he said.  Town , planning he remarked, was geneildly misunderstood by^ the public. It did  not ,have to do with frills and  unnecessary expense, but dealt,  rather, with absolute necessities .for the well-being of the  community ��� such as width  of roads; pla.yground size, and  location of industry within the.  During the hour-long question period which followed the  two talks, Mr. Bracewell had  a barrage of questions (shot at  him, dealing with all questions  from tax assessments, Indian  reserves, to road upkeep.  Ken Whitaker thanked the  speakers for the enlightening  tailks they had given, and  mentioned that Mr. Bracewell  had answered a good many  questions that had been aisked  time and time again since incorporation was first mooted  about ten years a-go. Ernie  Pearson was meeting chairman.  First Whist Drive in  Wilson Creek  The first whist  drive to be  held in the Wilson Creek Community Hall, May 17, saw Mrs.  Henderson  taking   the   ladies'  first  prize   and   Mrs.  W.   Mc-  Cullough    the    consolation., C.  Brookman Avon the meris' first  and   J.  Yewdall   the consolation.    Mrs. . McOullough    also  Avon   the   raffle.   These  AA'hist  drives Avill continue everv two  weeks until  the  end of June.  A viery special vote of thanks  goes' to  Mrs. H. Macleod for  the loan  of her home  for the -  AA'hist drive during the whiter  months,-.while   the   hall   was  built.  Avas closing hours of stores,,  which stemmed from a mix-up  in contemplated closing hoars  for May 23 and 24. Some  stores Avill be closed Friday  evening, others Avill be open7.  some may r��ema'in open on.  Saturday.  John Wood complained that  there was no body of merchants to take- care of* tht  matter of closing hours, and  he suggested a retail merchant  section of the board of trade,  He pointed out that some-  stores Avere open in Gibsons- oi_-  Good Friday and others w��re-  closed on Easter Monday-. No  definite holiday date had been  set.  The Board of Trade will-be  holding an old-time' dance ou  June 7, and all members were'  given tickets to sell.  Three members  of the   Gibsons Board of Trade had > bees  invited to  attend the'-, opening;  ceremony    of    the    Clowfialns  Falls 'power  jvlant,   according:  to   a   letter    from    J. G. .Me-  Keachie    of   the    B.C"  Power  Commission.     The     secretary  Avas   instructed   to  write  and'  inform., Mr?;. Mc?Keachie,- vtliatr  about'a dozeir"members-woitltl':  like to be present at the- opening  ceremony.  .   Acting Secretary, Mrs. Nest--  man,  pointed  out  the  importance of getting a's many people  as   possible   out   to>   vote. on.  June 12.  Mel Usher brought up the1  subject of the need for a vet-  inary in the district, and t?te  request Avas referred, to.' eoxn,--  mittee  for study.  The   board  Awnt   on   record-  as thanking the Black Bali? for'  the  publicity  they  had   gi&Qffl  the   area,   but   some    of   the'  members    complains tfl    ^\Z$)&'fh  there Avals a lack of"interest $n  the  tourist  and  visitors   once  they    arrived    here.     G&ra&m  Ballentine and Les*. R'tm^svHiei<_.  added to Locke Knowl'e&'}'��oxu.-  miltee to  look into thie1 posiai.-  bility   of  listing  services  zm&  accommodations, imi- vjsitpxs. to.  the village.      -*i��� i -r~**-<sm*+uf  Tom   Larson,   president    of  the Kinsmen Club, pointed out  that there were tabl^v a stow,  Avater,   and  pienifr grounds aft-  the Memorial   Park   available  for picnickers,  and  he  gsiitly  scolded board   of  ti-ad'c memv  bers for not assisting the Kinsmen at their work parlies,.  being  Lccal Theatres to  Get British; Films  Gordon West, manager of  the Sechelt and Gibsons theatres, completed arrangements  last week Avith^ Jack Reid,  Avest coast sales manager for  J. Arthur Bank Film Co., 'to  bring top British pictures to  Gibsons and Sechelt. Such /pictures as Lavender Hill Mob,  Valley of Eagles, Ivory Hunter  and White Corridors will b^  shoAVn in the two theatres  during the coming months.  More Power; Bu  It's 'Unofficial'  Most Peninsula-ites knoxv by  noAV that the poAver line hoofc--  up Ava;s completed to Clowfioln*/  Falls hydro plant last Tuesday  afternoon. The break-in came  shortly after noon time, witE'  short lull in electric serviesv  While the Peninsula is novr  served by the hydro pFant;?  rather than the (Uesel plant, ig  is aUl unofficial as yet, according to Bob Cook, B.C. Power  Commission manager at " Se>-  chelt. The Coast News      Thursday May  22  1952  S5T   X  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  Box 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  (L-Clt  ilonais  May 24 is no cinch  More than considerable Avork has already gone into the big  May 24 events in Sechelt and Gibsons. Plans, alone, have, taken  hours to check; Avorkers have had to be lined up for the various  jobs that have to be done. And, the big ta'sk of the day itself,  is going to add more headaches. Those Avho are working on the  preparations are not paid for the job, nor are they experts in  that kind of job. Most of them do a better job behind a counter, or at a desk.  They are putting in the extra time, for you and me. Let's  not let them doAvn because of.our apathy. If we can put a good  sIioav over this year, probably next year Ave can do a job that'  will attract ninety percent of the Vancouverites to come along  and Arisit u,s. %  Canada -IIS Strength  Deters Stalinites  To protect free enterprise  system which is the foundation  of North America's industrial  strength and to build and  maintain a strong and flexible  industrial machine, are the  twin responsibilities of Canadian and American businessmen, J. J. Hopkins, leading  international industrialist, told  the Canadian Manufacturers  Association, meeting recently.  Mr. Hopkins, Avho is chairman and president of General  Dynamics Corporation in NeAAr  York a'nd its Montreal subsidiary, Canadian Ltd., Avarned  his listeners that the principal  factor that deters Stalin from  ordering his legions into action  is fear of the joint industrial  strength of Canada and thei  United States.  Emphasizing  that  what" the  tAvo   countries  can  do   jointly  is   greater   than   any   poAver  ' Communism can command, Mr.  Hopkins praised the  tremendous progress Canada has made  industry  in  the   last   decade.  He describe too Iioav Qanadaiiy  located here, is a! good example  of Iioav  defence  contracts,  placed Avith  one firm  can  be  spread out to provide valuable  business  opportunities and increased   employment  in   many  parts of the country. He added  that more than, 120 Canadian  plants,  many in  smaller  com-.  imnnities,  Avill be  aiding   Can-  tfdair, in addition to more than  one thousand  suppliers.  ''Our   industrial   machine,"  lie .etnfmasized, "must be kept '-  strong, sound and flexible and  must  be  able  to   provide,  for  DRINK  many years hence, Avcapons of  war in number and variety  that will give any aggressor  pause."  "At, the  same time,"  he said  "it must be able to supply thei  day-by-day needs for our civilian economy at a rate that will  enable us to control inflation."  Speaking    on    the    responsibility  of. business  to protect  the free enterprise system, Mr.  Hopkins   declared   that   businessmen must  be  as  alert   to  detect and oppose a moA^e towards   socialistic   interference  and straight-jacketing by state  control ate to detect a flaiAv in  their manufacturing processes.  Our   industrial   strength   is  inseparable  from our free enterprise  system," he said emphatically,    "and    an    attack  upon   one   is   an   attack   upon  the other."  Mr. Hopkins described the.  recent steel industry Lseizure in  the United States as interference Avith rights of share OAvn-  ers, labor and management  and warned' that it could well  set a precedent that Avould not  be Avithout repercussions In  Canada. He said the unwary  public must understand there  is the iron hand of totalitarianism inside the velvet gloA^e  of a planned economy planned  by  dictation.  <#  ($m  'R*3��- Mfl'Rrt 'RIE.C  Economical  refreshment  FOR THE VERY  FINEST  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING SUPPLIES  I   HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  iCf  s Going  The old "forty-acre" farm  kitchen is going modern. In  the current transformation of  Canadian farm homes, the  kitchen seems to be the room  getting the most attention,  AA'rites Ethel Chapman, who  Avals for many years Avoman's  editor of Farmer's Magazine,  in the current issue of C-I-L  Oval.  Miss   Chapman   has   found  that within the la!?t few'years  big  farm  kitchens  have  been  divided   to  provide  a  modern  kitchen-dining    room    Avith   a  separate    utility    room   where,  the  men  can  wai.?h-up,   Avhere  the laundry can be done, or a  little pig warmed and  fed in  an   emergency. ���  ��� Running Avater  Avas  only  a  dream of most Canadian farm  Avonlen "thirty  years  ago.   Today,  farm   Avater  systems  are  being installed <a.t  an amazing  rate.    Electricity    is    rapidly  reaching  even the farthest  of  the   back  concession?'.   Houses  built  30 year  ago   without   a  clothes    closet    from    ground  floor -to attic are getting neAAr  storage   space.   Kitchen ..cupboards. \ are    being    installed  Avith such,  enthusiasm   there's  scarcely a ispot left to hang a  calendar.  Central heating is transforming farm home architecture, according to Miss Chapman. It is no longer necessary  to keep a room closed for  warmth, -so partitions are being taken out to throAV two  rooms into one, or to make  Avide archways joining halls  and living-rooms. WindoAvs  are being enlarged and iioav  windows added. The picture-  AvindoAv is finding real popularity; ""'" '  W. SWAIN *- & D ��� D. CURRIE  OIL   BURNERS ��� SALES & SERVICE  Ranges ��� Furnaces ��� Chimneys Cleaned  Work Guaranteed  ��� Sechelt 74  $100 A MONTH FOR  LIFE FROM ACE 60  This is the plan* ��� suppose annual dividends. If you are  you   are   not   over '50,   you over 50,  benefits are avail-  make  regular  payments  to able at a later date,  the Sun Life of Canada. At FOR YOUR FAMILY  age 60  you start receiving Should you not live to the  $100 a month for life or, if age  of  6$   $15,000  will  be  you prefer it,  $17,140.00 in     *   pai_ to your family on your  cash���both amounts can be death'  increased   by   accumulating ���siightiy 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 $5.00 per month and  the cash or pension can in most cases commence at age  50-55-60 or 65.  To: Jim Drummond Representative  SUN  LIFE   ASSURANCE. COMPANY   OF   CANADA  Gibsons, B.C. Phone 39 or 34  Name ..v........;.-;; ...  Address .'. .-  Occupation........?.   Exact date of birth ;..... .t?.'. .,.,.���.  A jukebox is a. device for inflicting your musical taste on  people who Avouldn 't giA"e a  plugged nickel for it.  Wm.  McFADDEN  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Houi4  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Every day except Thurs.  Why go to Vancouver, for  Optical Service?  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or. by the Government of ? British Columbia.  EQUIPMENT for   losing  MINING AN��  SCHRAMM  Air Compressors.  NORTHWEST  Shovels and Cranes.  EIMGO  Rocker Shovels.  Dependable   .loading   .of  sand, rock and gravel for    '  miner  or  contractor   Speed, power and tonnage  at new, low cost.  "We Service  What  We  Sell."  CONSTRUCTION  Put more tools on the job ���  specify SCHRAMM Tractor-  Compressors  or towing type  .models.  Capacities  60 ���  600  C.F.M.  Fast  operation,  high output,  with easy upkeep, are features  of these rugged shovels, cranes,  draglines and pullshovels, v  Exclusive Agents for British  *�� *S'��w>"S��>t&*SK>3��*^^���  Columbia,  A. B. WING LTD.  General Machinery Dealers  1383 Hornby Street  Vancouver, B. C-  TAtlow 1S64  SUSAN   HAYWARD  GIBSONS THEATRE  WEDNESDAY  MAY 28 ��� 8 p.m.  FRIDAY  MAY 30 ��� 7 and 9 p.m.  WITH A  MY  The Jane, Froman Story ��� Technicolor  SECHELT THEATRE  /THURSDAY  MAY 29 ��� 8 p.m.  SAT. ��� MAY 31  7 and 9 p..m. Thursday May   22  1952  The Coast News 3  g Business Has  M.oriy Touch  One of the problems of a  modern industrial society is  that technological improvements often bring Avith them  neAv complications in the field  of human relations.  As industry has groAvn. more  efficient, it has acquired in the  process a reputation for being  .cold and impersonal. In some  cases the ,, reputation may be  deserved; in others, however,  it just doesn't apply. A survey  made by a Chicago publication  .���shows hoAv a number of companies are demonstrating, for  example, that they have not  lost the knack of being a good  neighbor. Here are a few examples:-  Farmers in the area around  Fairbury, Illinois, are invited  to visit Honeggers & Company,  feed mill operators, for information on the latest developments in good farming. The  company makes its agricultur- ��  al research available to all its  neighbors.  For years the .Caterpillar  Tractor Company has been  -placing-its earth-moving equipment at the community's disposal for civic purposes, along  with operators to man it. The  company also maintains a  speakers' bur e au, through  which community organiza-  tions-are supplied Avith interesting speakers on a variety of -  subjects for their meetings.  ~A Chicago   hospital   discovered that study groups, especially women in outlying neigh- /  borhoods, \vould be interested  .  * in seeing a program  about :a?;?-?  hospital. So it decided to make  an inexpensive   slide   film   on  the. subject, and the film has  been An  steady  demand  ever~;"\  since.  Closer to home, the brewing  firm of John Labatt  Ltd., in  London,; Ontario,    has    long '.?  made' sure   that  none  of   its  . trucks! passes a motorist in  trouble on the open highway.  Whether it's a^ flat tire-or an '���..  empty gas' tank, the Labatt's  driver looks after it and helps  get.the motorist back on the  road again.  These are just few of the  ways in Avhich a growing number of companies are proving  that modern industry, in addition to being an economic  iasset to the community in  which it is located, can, be a  good citizen and a good neighbor as Avell.  Those Far Away  Places ��� ��� ���  The genial man seated a't the  tablie next to ours at a Boston  restaurant thanked the waiter  for his courteous service, and  added that he Avouldn't be in  again for somie time.  "You aren't a Bost'onian,  sir?"  "No; I live in Bangkok,  Siam."  "Indeed, sir?" said the Avait-  er, suitable impressed, then  continu'ed. with some satisfaction, "We got a lot of out-of-  town customers, some from  quite a distance." He dropped  his vvoice confidentially."You  sefe that mam over there, sir?  He is from Wheeling, West  Virginia." ���- Readers' Digest.  IT COULD BE VERSE  The  sultan    got    sore   at   his  /       harem  And invented a scheme, for to  scare 'em;  He caught liim a mouse  Which he loosed in the house  ��� The    confusion    is    called  harem-scarem. *  /  The Plebiscite to be taken a on Election Day,  June 12th, is not an open and shut proposition*  It is not a prohibition issue.  " i -    .  In effect, if you vote/ 'Yes" you are giving the next  Government of the Province of British Columbia  free rein to open bars in any area in the Province  ���where there is a "Yes" majority.  >  Liquor by the glass is sold in British Columbia  '������..... /���'  now. The real issue is "Where" and "How" will  it be sold in future. The Plebiscite, as it is worded,  doesn't give you the chance to record your views#  Vote "No" until you know.  The Alcohol Research Council, a group of public  spirited citizens, including educators, doctors  and businessmen, feel that a thorough study  should be made .on the alcohol distribution  system before a "blank cheque" is signed. Anything   can   happen   under   a   "Yes"   majority.  Granted, the present liquor distribution system  is not satisfactory but before a change is made,  the very best method of distribution should  be arrived at for British Columbia.  The sale of alcoholic beverages is not comparable  to the sale of food���-its method of distribution  can have a positive or negative effect on the  community as a whole.  Vote "No" on June 12th���vote "No" to the  "blank cheque" Liquor Plebiscite!  ALCOHOL RESEARCH  COUNCIL 4  The'Coast News        Thursday  May  22  1952  Gower Gleanings  By GYPSY TOWERS  Regret to report that Mr. A.  B- B. Hill is sick in bed Avith  ��L bad case of flu. With the  excellent care of his Avife, avIio  is a fully qualified nurse, it  won't be long before he is his  sisual smiling .self again. Sorry  to report also that Mr. Bond  Irak .had .to'undergo a further  operation on his eye. Hope this  time there Avill be no. relapse.  Mr. SoAvden, too, has had further trouble Avith his mouth  and throat, and i�� back in  Shaughnessy Hospital Our  thoughts and best Avishes are  Avith the .'sufferers and their  AviA'es.  Noav for a little more cheer-  Noav for a littlt more cheerful  neAvs. Before the onset of  Mr. Hill's cold,  Mr. and Mrs.  Hill were-hosts at a very enjoyable Scottish Da<nce honoring Mr;;.. W. A. Tolmie, house  guest of the William Boav's.  Saturday saw a further hop at  Stronlochie in her honor. The  little lady was Avell feted and.  thoroughly enjoyed her Aveek's  stay at the Point.  Iola King up for Mother's.  Day weekend and a well needed rest before returning to;  night duty at the North Vancouver Hospital. The Misses  Doherty's of Granthams visit  ing the Jim Beaton's,, admiring: the garden, and? inspecting,-  the improvements and alterations that have been taking  last   they visited  baby girl for the  A little late, but  :e   since  >Aver.  It  Avas a  Don Poole's  congratulations!?  Three cheers for the work  being done on the Grower Point,  road. Seems too good to be  true to see it being Avi'dened.  Sure makes a difference.. All  it needs iioav is some black "top  ��� that'will--he- they- day! ���  you can't stop one from, dream  ing-  July 7 has been set. as the  date- of the Strawberry Tea���  at the home of Mr., and Mrs.  George Wright, Wilson Creek.  -TOT E   ���  LARRY ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative  Candidate      ���Advt.  WILL  PROF  FROM  INDUSTRIAL  PAYROLL-BUILDING PROJECTS  MEAN GREATER HOME MARKETS  T  he British Columbia farmer has a heavy stake in this  province's record industrial expansion.  ����***"',��*iSi*M.-.  -^  Tremendous projects, costing hundreds of millions of dollars;  are coming to British Columbia, they bring an ever-expanding  need for food, clothing, housing and the multitude of services  that make up everyday living.  Farm produce is always the most immediate need, for hard-working construction men use plenty of food. New industrial  towns draw on farm producers for their needs . ��� ��� make  steady markets. ���  It's our job to see that more and MORE industry comes to  British Columbia by assuring investors that there will always  be freedom of opportunity in our province under a sound,  ��^  free enterprise form of government . ��� . the kind of  government in which those who direct the investment  of capital will have utmost confidence as to fairness  and practical ability.  >>  FEDERATION    OF  TRADE  ���N'D'U-S TRY ANNUAL  -JUNE 7  SCHOOL  HALL ��� GIBSONS  Refreshments ��� Admission 50c  Sponsored by Gibsons Board of Trade  TO PARENTS  FOR TIHE SCHOOL YEAR 195?�����1953, CHILDREN  WHO WILL HAVE HEACHEB THE AGE OF SIX  YEARS ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER; 31, 1952 WILL  BE iACCEPTED IN GRADE I ?NEXT SEPTEMBER.  BIRTH CERTIFICATES OR OTHER VALID DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS PROOF OF AGE.  KINDLY REGISTER YOUR CHILD AT YOUR  NEAREST SCHOOL OR THE SCHOOL BOARD  OFFICE  AS SOON AS POSSIBLEl  THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES  SGHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  (SECHELT)  w^y  **"*WK&��> y ���  AND LABOUR  ;^- v  /^'  Install a DURO PUMPING SYSTEM  for Greater Profits . . . save TIME  and LABOR doing daily chores, .j..; .  a DURO gives added comfort and  convenience in home and barn .; . .  Running water at the turn of a tap  "speeds up" every farm chore. There  is a DURO Pump for every farm  need. . ?������������' '"v., .  KITCHEN  TRUCK GARDENERS   BARN  Why   carry   water?  Eliminate old "pump depend on a PURO  and   carry"��� fresh WATER  SYSTEM Clean fresh running  running WATER Olf ... assured of plenty ���a���� a*a��� WORK  TAP saves TIME and of    mioisture    when and TIME ..   greater  kitchen drudgery.    ? needed? PROFITS too!.  "      Phone or visit us today for DURO Pumps and EMCO  Plumbing   Fixtures.    Write   for   illustrated   folder.  QOAUTY  eMDD  ���s  Plumbing ��� Heating ��� Supplies  GIBSO^^^  Empire brass mfg. co. limited  Union - Hamilton��� St. Catharines -Toronto ��� Sudbury, ��� Winnipeg..?- Vaneomw  ���-���-.���'��������-���;��������������� .  ,    ECOP522  Roberts Creek  Round-up  Thursday  May  22  1952        The Coast News  By MADGE NEWMAN  It behoove all tomato-growing experts in the community  to look to their laurels. Carefully guarding the origin of  the new variety he is nurturing, our amateur gardener's  smile becomes more fixed, and  mayhap worried, as the days  pass by. Two weeks ago he  was generously dishing out  plants by the dozens to all  who claimed ceven a's much as  a passing interest in the culture of tomatoes. Today he not  only does not; give a^way  plant's; he refuses "to.sell them  at any price- ?Ln fact, tomatoes  are a sore .subject. Aren't  they, Ernie? The..$64 question  is, "Are they, .tomatoes-.?"  The beach home of Mr. and  Mrs. P. Long-wil'V. be the setting for a garden party and  sale of work, July 3. The WA  of St. AidanVs Church extend  a cordial invitation to all residents and visitors.  Around Murdoch's  By MYRNER  George Phillips was down  to Vancouver to attend the  Pioneer Telephone Workers  Dinner on Saturday evening,  returning home on Tuesday.  Bill Murdoch left for Vancouver with the MV Murpak  on Sunday. He was back again  early Saturday morning and  stopped over for a few. hours  before heading north.  Pleased to hear that little  Billie Nichols is better, and he  and his mother, Mrs. Archie  Nichols, returned from Vancouver on Sunday;.  Don   and  Bill  McNaughton  returi}ed,, f^pin^t^aiiV^ip north <  and say they had Van enjoyable  time.; -: ���? ;-''?;���  Mr. and Mrs. Horace Williamson returned home from  Vancouver on Friday.  Pender Harbour  By SARAL  - Pender Harbour Badminton  Club woumd up'a very successful season with a really grand  wind-up. Their record, is as  follows: '���- .  February 14, match at P.en-  diera Hall, result Halfmoon  Bay 2, Pender Harbour 18;  March 17, match at Marion  Hall, Halfmoon Bay, Halfmoon  Bay Club 3, Pender Harbour  17; March 20, match at Roberta Creek Hall, Seciielt Club  8, Pender Harbour ^16; March  31, match at Pencliera Hall,  Sechelt Club 7, Pender Harbour 15.  Mrs. Harper's store at Madeira Park has been sold. The  new owners, Edith and Dave;  Wendlu'nd, -are already open  for business. We are glad to  welcome, these new neighbors  and hope they will prosper.  Ice cream and fresh-meat will  be added to the stock already  carried. , .  West Sechelt  By MARGARET  ALLAN.  One way of getting news:  over the DVA Hospital on Victoria's radio program. Last  Saturday morning John Cluse  wa;i on the air. He is a patient  ��� used to live here/ Quite an  interesting program. I like the  Military Marches, it helps the  house-work  tempo.  Sorry 'about Bill Hunter.  We will miss his cheery face.  I hear Mrs. Hunter will be  living at Gower Point after  her visit up the Inlet to her  brother.  Use   The   Coast  News  Classified  xmniimn.il ��� i li��i-  Gravel Loader  Cement Mix  AVAILABLE FOR  Fill Work ��� Roads  Phone Sechelt 60 ���  ivmiiu i, iiii.i! ii i:  VOTE   CCF.  SOCIAL   OWNERSHIP   POLICY  A well-balanced and' planned economy for tner Province  must be based on social ownerhip of the means of wealth!?  production and   distribution.   Complete socialization is  not  possible within   the present   constitutional   limitations of provincial jurisdiction. A COF governmai-t; iisn  B.C. will undertake the extension of public ownership to  those natural resources, public utilities and ^industries  deemed essential for the maintenance of employment,  protection of living standards and provisions of social.  : services. .      ~^-'^���>  '!-_!.>��..  8NIT1AL   MEASURES  A. Provincial ownership and development of the sources  and distributive syfetems of electrical energy to  achieve the overall planning necessary to provide a  low mass consumtion rate and widen uses of electricity for industrial and residential purposes.  B Public ownership of transportation and communication utilities within provincial jurisdiction.  C. Public ownership under provincial .auspices of the  brewing and distilling industry.  D. Participation in development, processing and distribution of petroleum and petroleum products  under public ownership.  Following transfer of ownership to the public authority and upon fair appraisal of the legitimate claims of  former owners, just compensation will be paid.,  VOTE   CCF.   FOR   SECURITY Thursday May 15  1952  6 The Coast News  DATE   PAD  Kindly   note   that  the  Date  Pall has been discontinued by  the    Coa.st    News.  It  will   be  carried    on    as  a'  free   public  service    by    Totem  Realty   of  Gibson,-;.    All    items    for    the  Totem  Date   Pad    should    be  addressed   to    Totem    Realty,  Gibsons.   Noticesj  of   meetings  sent to the Coast News office  will be inserted in the Classified   Section   under   "Coming  Events"  and. will  be charged  for accordingly.  G I B S O IS.  KINDERGARTEN  Parents who want their children to attend Kindergarten  in September, plealse return  form this month. If you have  no form, apply Miss W. M".  New, Telephone Gibsons 64S4.  LEGALS  THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  FOR SALE  Alder wood, $10.50 per cord;  Fir wood $11.50 per cord, delivered. E. McCartney. R.R. 1,  Gibsons. Phone 20-L tfn  Used Electric Washer. J. B.  Glassford, Gibsons. 23  9   Yorkshire cow, three years old,  freshen in June. T.B. .tested.  Oscar Olsen, R.R. 1, Gibsons.  22  1950 Fordor Ford Sedan. Air  conditioner,  heater,   radio  ���  ��� 24000 miles. Good shape. Son-  eet Hardware. Gibsons.  21  1938 Plymouth Sedan' in good  running order; good rubber.  Pjieo $400. Phone Sechelt 71-R  5 acres <af Deep, Black Loam.  Soil;  no   stones.   Yiear - round  spring creek. Sell cheep. C. P.  Smith,'Gibsons. 23  Xiarge  wooden crib  and mattress, $18.. Phone 42-Z Sechelt,  Approx. ten acres, 3-roomed  calbin, .garden (strawberries  and raspberries). Possession  ;&fter .Joaly 1. Cash or terms.  Frarik -Stone, Pratt -Rd. Gibsons.  LEGAL  LAND ACT  In   the    Recording    District    of  Vancouver  and  in   the  vicinity of  D.L.   1425,   Group   1,   N.W.D.   Cape.  Cockburn, Nelson Island.  Take notice tha't Louis Harry  Roberts of Billings Bay, Retired,  intends to apply for permission to  purchase the following described  land: ��� -  Commencing at a post 20 chains  East from the S.E. corner of D.L.  1425; thence East about 30 chains  along the shore; thence North 20  chains; thence West 30 chains;  South to shore.  Containing 40 acres more or less.  Dated February 20th, 1952.  - LOUIS  HARRY ROBERTS  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  WHOLE WHEAT  B R E AD)  It is made with. Alll-o-  Wheat,  including Wheat  Germ,  Vitamini B2,  B2  (Riboflavin), Blackstrap  molasses (that's the stuff  that makes you- live a  long time), milk powder,  malt, shortening.. (If you  are reducing, don't buy  this bread.)  Ideal for  growing children:.  Only  13^ a loaf.  Elphinstone  Co-op Bakery  ��� E. P. Nielsen ���  TOTEM   DATE   PAD  May 22 ��� 8 p.m. Gibsons School;  Hall, Royal  Touij- Hints.  May 24 ��� Gala- holiday festivities;  both   Gibsons  and!  Sechelt.  May 24 ��� Roberts Creek damsey,  Rythm  Larks.    ,  May 27 ��� & p.m. United Church:  Hall, Gibsons garden club meeting;  140, deposited with the Minister of     and  parlor shaw spring  flowers.  Public Morks, Ottawa, and .in the M       28 ��� 8   p.m.   Anglian.  Office, of the District Registrar of .:  the    Land    Registry    District    of     Church Hall, annual meeting local  Vancouver,   in?:Vancouver,   British     branch C.NX Blind. The public ife  Columbia, a description of the site?..urged to attend.  and-'  plans    of" a   float^approach;-" -        *     __    :       ���     . ��� .  float, dolphins, loading gantry and C.     Ma* 28 - Roberts Creek Leg.o*  SALE of household effects.  ���� the home of the late Mrs,  -Austin Wednesday through  May 28���31 ��� 2 to 6 p.m,  WORK WANTED  *"   ' '         1  il-IB-i    I      ii I    -    II   ���    ��� "I  A competent radio  technician  1no\y on. &��tf at Gibsons Elec-  ^ie.%o��fe 45 for prompt radio  s&reti&e. -     tfn  Spray and Brush painting ���  also paper hanging. J. Melhus,  ."Phone Gibsons 33. 21  Dave Gregerson ��� Licenced  Electrician. Madeira1 Park,  Pender Harbour* tfn  _fcl"'ll J'lUJLU  U'.VU"-l.W.,gT-|g'-.-    'JL.i.-.    ��� ������������������ i ��� ���, i��        r-���. "      1,  ^WASsrmE�� to bent  .We Hike Gibsons and wish to  ��&& a cottage in. August. If  fxmi can assist, apply Box 18,  Coast News.  HELP WANTED  SILK and wool finisher for  dry cleaning plant. Peninsula)  Cleaners. Gibsons 100.  lEeliable woman to take complete charge of home and three  children five, eight and nine  jyears, from July 15 until end  (of August. Good wages. No  objection to one child. Mrs.  ?Doxsee, in the Bay, Gibsons.  24  "lost  Lost one load binder between  Sechelt and Gibsons. Sechelt  Building Supply.  Phone 60.       VOTE       .  LARRY ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative  Candidate     ���Advt  small boat basin, proposed to- be  erected, constructed and dredged  in Porpoise Bay, Sechelt Inlet,  near Sechelt, British Columbia,  between high and low watermarks, ���  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, 19^.  E. P. COOKE,  '  ' P.Eng., Agent  -"NAVIGABLE WATERS  / PROTECTION ACT."  RS.C. 1927, Chapter 140.  British Columbia Power Commission 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 Sechelt Inlet from the vicinity of the  Northeast corner of District Lot \  Three Thousand Three Hundred  and Twenty.two A (3322A), thence  back and forth crossing and re-  crossing the Southerly and Easterly  high water line of the said Salmon  Arm of Sechelt inlet in the Northerly boundary of District Lot Three  Thousand Two Hundred Sixty.six  (3266), all in New Westminster  District, Province of British Colum.  bia.  Hall, rummage sale. s  May 2$ ��� Headlands HP.ON. re~  gular meeting, 2 p.m. AH welcome*.  May 21 ��� Roberts Creek, dance.,  Sechelt Orchestra.  Today ��� The smalfest: good; dftadl  is better than the grandest fatten*.  tion*  June 7 ��� Gibsoars Board of Trade*  bijg hard times -��� fun for all ������  diance.  June 11 ��� Sechelt 2 to- 5; O.E.S.  Spring tea at home of Mrs. Ted  Osborne. ,���/  June 12 ��� Roberts Creek United  Church W.A. tea and sate.  Aug. 15 ��� Roberts Creek United  Church annual tea and sale work.  Your Totem date pad is now sponsored and paid for by your friendly  T O T E M R E A L T Y as another  public service to  the district..  Please send your items to us well  in advance of publication date.  Totem   R  Gibsons,B. 0.    ���  ealty  Phoia�� 44  LEGAL  VANCOUVER LAND RECORDING  TAKE NOTICE that Osbome  Logging; Company Limited, of Vancouver, B.C., Loggers, intend to  apply for a Lease of the following  described lands, situate in Porpoise  Bay, Sechelt Inlet: Commencing  at a post planted within one  (1)  foot of the North East corner of  And take notice  that after the     L07 acre portion of Block 10, (Plan  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 Minister of Public Works at his office  in the City of Ottawa, for approval  of the said site and plans.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 7th  day. of May, 1952.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  POWER  COMMISSION  by its Solicitor*  J. L. WILSON  6457), District Lots .303 and 304,  Group 1, New Westminster District,  thence N 6 degrees 14%'E, 385-  feet; thence N 38 degrees 45%*W,  35.35 feet; thence N 83 degrees  45%'W, 86.91 feet; thence S 45  degrees 46%'W 212.41 feet; thence  S 44 degrees 13%'E, 171.73 feet;  thence S. 33 degrees. ,43'E, 178-56  feet, to the point of commencement, and containing 1.302 acres  (foreshore), more or less.  Dated May 1, 1952.  EDWARD FRANCIS COOKE,  P. Eng., Agent   .  SOMSMY,   MAY .2K  -*  L  EXTRA   BUSES -  Leave* SECHELT    _  8:30 p.m..  Leave GIBSONS  9:30 p.m.  Ait. VANCOUVER   .���, :  11:30 p.m.  Leave VANCOUVER  9:45 p.m.  Arr. GIBSONS ..........  11:45 p.m.  Ait; SECHELT ...',��� __....���...... 12:45 a.m.  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  smess an  OI R-_LC TOJ Y  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone-  Forv Bfe��erea��&  ^FFLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE:  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor  Records  Columbia  Records  FfxgMaire  Ranges andl  Refrigerators  Bteatty Pumps and  Equipment  P:Oi. Box. 149 ��� Phone Gibsons* 33;  "BUSINESS SERVICE  BUSINESS BUREAU  Complete   Accounting  Setwiee-  Salome  Tax  Problems  Secreterial Work  Phone:  Sechelt SSft  B. W. M. BON�� ~  Chartered Accountant  J04& W. Pender St., Vancouver?. B'.<&.  Phone TAtlow IBSii  BEER BOTTLES  Vffil  call   and  buy for  rash,'bent  bottles, scrap metal, etc;   ^?  :  Calls  made   at   intervals   from*  Hopkins to Irvine^. Landing*  R. H. STROSHEIN  Wilson (Creek.  BULLDOZING  ADERNICK% BTJXJ_D^EXNG  General bulldojring' ��� Ljtggjtag:  Land clearing-- Roadi worlt  Telephone Sechelt 3frR  Located behind* Bank o# Mratreal  in Sechelt.,  18'  CLEANERS;    :   ��� .���'v?..;?,. ���   ��� ..  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Seebelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phanes ���.'���������'  OUmssus 10a ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Borne and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45 :;-;  Appliances  ���  Fixtures  --Radios  - Washing .Machine^  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  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.  ��� ��� i      See  THE COAST NEWS  "?'���':.?��� f or ���: y.  QUALITY PRINTING  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE5:  HARDWARE^  2��hone 33 ��� GibsonasB.��C4i.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing?  ��� Appliances- ���  I Complete  InstaHation.-.  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS,  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHSKP  Mobilized Weldings  Welding anywhese ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen,   .  Precision  Machinists-  Phone 54 ��� Res: 5*  NOTARY PUBLIC  SYDNEY^ M6l_3SrT  Selna^ Parke.  ��� Phone* Sechelt. 4ft ���  PLUMBING  Plumbing and' Hlectrlwaj  SuppiiCts ��� FUstures:  Service  SECHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  '���RADIO,  REPAIR^  RADIO REPAIRS  1        Fasfe Service  Efficient Workaaanship  WILLIAM FORTT  PlMne ..MSI  WAI.LYVS  Rad6�� and Electric      -  . Sates W.Service. ....... \  Agent for 9��arconl Prodmfa '   !  Piwoe- Sechelt 25.JJ   >v     ''  REAL ^TATE and  INSURANCE-  JOHN COLER2D&B  AGENCIES  Gibsans  and   Districts  paly  Full  Tttne Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  Phone Gibsons 37  SECONDHAND STORE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ���- Furniture ,v  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY   TRADE ��� SELI*   ���  PENINSULA SECOND     I  HAND STORE ">  VPhone Gibsons 99  SUMMER CAMP  STRATFORD CAMP       i  -��� Roberts Creek ���  Bring your children 4 to. 8 years  to the camp. Let them holiday, in  surroundings especially planned for  them while you take that car trip  thisv summer. ���  ���. v. Registrar:  H. GALLIFORD  3290 Maple St., Vancouver 9, B.C.  WINDOW CLEANING  PIONEER WINDOW  ������  t z\-r^m^t(mzz-;zz'rz  Vacuuming ��� Waxing  Windows Washed1 ��� Small Repairs  Phone   Sechelt  71R ��� VOTE LARRY ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative Candidate  '��� Advt.  ffi!2^��^85ffi^S��fey  .a  .M  i  1  1  1  1  I:  I  Take Notice that Gibsons Landing f 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  examined at the Office of the Municipal Clerk.  BOARD of COMMISSIONERS  i  I  1  1  1  1  NEW and USED  GARDEN TRACTORS  SEVERAL  SIZES  CULTIVATING ��� MOWING  PLOWING ��� DISCING  WESTMINSTER   FARM  EQIPMENT Ltd.  t  P. O. Box 795  New Westminster, B. C.  .  GIFTS   FOR   THE  June Bride  Shower Gifts  Wedding Gifts  Labor - saving   appliances   for  the new "lady of the house,"  arid beautiful gifts for the  NEW ROME  BUSINESS GOES WHERE IT IS INVITED AND  STAYS WHERE IT IS APPRECIATED  Sunset Hardware  Phone 32 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  Used Car Bargains  I  '41 Chryster  Sedan  $995  '38 Nash  Sedan  $450  '38 Ford  Sedan  $350  '34 Plymouth  Sedan  i  . $275  '31  Ford  Coach  $125  '30 Ford  Sedan  $195  This Week Special  '36 Sfudebaker       Sedan  $135  T E R MS    and     TRA D ES  GIBSONS USED CAR SALES  NEXT TO GIBSONS THEATRE  SELMA  PARK  Thursday May  22  1952      The Coast News  By G. H. COLSON  Sorry, folks, to have been  absent two weeks. These things  do happen. Boats bieing paint-  is d .and motors tuned up, so  fishing will soon be under  way. Selma is the fisherman's  paradise, even' as latfe as Ea'st-  er. The Miss Sanderson's, who  were down for the holidays,,,  caught several blue-backs off  Islands, and Jimmy McKillop,  .staying with Head's, got a  couple of big ones nearer  home.  Nice to .see Mrs. Lund back.  She is our pioneer resident  and used to have one of the  loveliest gardens. Mrs. Temple  is back after five weeks at  Port Alice with her daughter;  welcome home! Mr? and Mrs.  S. McKay have as their house  guest Mrs. Dorothy Mileson,  for a few days. Mr. and Mrs.  Wallis Kennedy a're away to  Victoria.  La;?t month's moyie show in  the Community ?H?all was excellent, one reel depicting life  in the navy for the farm boy  and the other dealing wilh  forestry. Although the .show  was good, as I said, the attendance  was none  too  good.  Our president, Bert Sim,  goes to a lot of trouble to  arrange these shows and Mr.  Tracey, principal of the. Sechelt sehool, devotes his time  to showing them. Let us in  turn show- our appreciation.  The next show will be held  on May 25, and we expect it  will be "Boyal Tour" ��� a  lovely color movie of the travels of the, young queen and  her husband across the county- . -..��:.,,:-,. .���,.r^yivy:-0 ��� -���  "...We are hoping to have some  more lights in Selma Park.  These should have been installed last winter, but were  unavoidably delayed. And we  will 'soon be around, house to  house, canvassing residents for  donations towards the upkeep  of these lights. This is also  one of our joint. community  efforts, and very much appreciated.  Mrs. Mowat will be leaving  soon for"Scotland on business,  but hopes to return in September. Mrs. Mowat will be  missed. She and her late husband' Jimmy, are old time  residents of the district and  have been staunch supporters  of all community efforts. Bon  Voyage, Mrs. Mowat! and  come back soon.  ������MM���MKMMMUM��**MB*���J UMIlUlinm liuMaiiiiMMimiiMmiMflitiimiiim  To persons  using water from  the Gibsons  Landing Water system:  Sprinkling or irrigation of lawns or gardens with water  from the Municipal Water system during the months of  June, July and August is prohibited. Owing to the un��  satisfactory conditions and inadequate capacity of supply and distribution mains no permits fbr sprinkling or  irrigation will be issued until conditions are rectified.  BOARD  of COMMISSIONERS  |*.ltaflttIlWMia��tqw����)MMMaMMM��M��-��ira^��MtiaMMgOtBl��tlll��t_^JJlM  PRACTICAL  12-POINT  PLATFORM  VOTE  LARRY ECKARDT  Progressive Conservative  Candidate  NOTICE  '������������- "i"'  CLOSED:  These Gibsons businesses will be  closed May 24 in order to enjoy the  May 24 holiday.  OPEN :  These businesses will remain open  until 10 p.m. Friday evening as a  public service.  Knowies Service Hardware  Howe Sound Trading Graysons  Sunset Hardware  Gibsons Bakery Thursday  May   22  1952  8 The Coast News  By MAUREEN ROSS  Students Report on  Conference  Betty Brown and -Eugene  Blomgren, delegates to the  Parent-Youth Conference held  at the University of British  Columbia ou May 12 and 13,  gave their report of the conference at a student assembly.  Betty spoke of 'Dating Days,'  'and Eugene spoke of Student  Council relationships and student-teacher relationships.  These students felt that  sending delegates to the conference was very worthwhile,  and that the school should  continue the. practice each  year.  The students"' actual reports  will appear in the last-issue  will appear in the next issue  of this paper, May 29, as the  publishing the paper.  Graduation Plans.  The grade twelve students  have been quite, busy during  the last two weeks, planning  for their graduation. The  graduation ceremony is eix-  pectecl to be open to the public, but the senior students  will have their own private  dance afterwards.  Miss Joan Davis is confined  to home with illness, as is also  Betty-Lynn  Davis, her cousin.  Miss Karin Rieter is now at  the Garden Bay Lodge.  m^t  sgsi&teS^-KgS&iig^S  y&i  CLEANUP!  PAINT UP!  BAPCO UP!  There's a  BAPCO   PRODUCT  for every purpose ���  INTERIOR  ��� EXTERIOR  VARNISH ��� STAINS  MARINE    PAZNT  WALL FINISH  /  These are NEW  Custom Color Line  of 108 Shades  in Flat Finish  in Semi Gloss  in Full Enamel  ~��� afl   three   odorless  SWING SATIN  Nationally advertised  The new rubber base  finish in 20 lovely  shades  BRUSHES  FREE PAINT HATS  AND  YARDSTICKS  ON REQUEST  Knowles Service  Hardware  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons, B.C.  ������^���"Mass-���!"Ss-iiis^-���e^Ss.-JiiS^BKSstfiiSS.iM��!-. ifciii^^-I  By EVELYN S. B. CLARK  Do we need our VON nurse?  We felt that due to the fa'ct  that we have no hospital facilities available, she is essential.  Just the past week she was  called to a materility ca.se, that  was not scheduled for home.  It so happened that she wa;s  called during the day, but, she  would have arrived just a's fast  and cheerfully had it been  during the night. Can you imagine the relief felt by the  doctor, patient and surrounding relatives. She will have  called every day to bath the  mother and baby, and check  weight and general progress.  Then she will ��all once a week  to weigh the baby and give any  advice and assistance needed.  And this is just one part of  her daily duties with which  we hope to acquaint you with  through this paper.  We    say,    "Bravo,    Miss  Baker!"  Ask for Period  Props (Jjg   COdSt'   NeZVS   ClUSSift 6(1  Sechelt  in the  for tlie  Cana-  LocaB Thespians  for  The   Toy   Theatre   Players,  under    direction    of    Hazel  Critchell,   ATCL.    are   giving  three one-act plays at  on   Friday,    May  30,  Legion Hall, 8.30 p.m.,  benefit  of  branch  140,  dian  Legion.  The Thespians in this group  are all teen-agers from Sechelt  and the surrounding communities, and they promise you a  very enjoyable evening?  The plays are well chosen  and have plenty of variety  and the range from Mystery  to Farce, with the last play  bringing in a strong climax of  Drama. The last play requires  some old fashioned furniture  of the period of the year between 1895 and 1900, and Mrs.  Critchell would be glad of  anyone has anything in this  line to offer. If so, please  phone Wilson Creek 13-R and  notify her. The Legion and  Mrs. Critchell well be very  grateful.  POWER WILL  BE  OFF  ON  MAY 25  FROM   2:15 p.m.   TO   3 p.m.  TO FACILITATE CHANGEOVER IN OUR  SUBSTATION  The B.C. POWER COMMISSION  Premier Johnson's Leadership  Will Assure Stable Government  Prosperity for B.C.  ������'���'^.-���.���'.r'.-J ,\  Hon. Byron I. Johnson/ Premier of British Columbia  EXPERIENCED LEADERSHIP: Byron Johnson  is a man of undisputed integrity and outstanding  ability. Under his leadership, B.C. has developed  more? rapidly than any time in its history.  INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT: Sound, progressive legislation has stimulated the enormous  industrial expansion which has attracted millions  of dollars to B.C., created new jobs and greater  opportunities for all.  SOCIAL LEGISLATION; Under Premier  Johnson's leadership, B.C. now surpasses the  whole of Canada in social legislation, and its  important benefits to people in every walk of life.  INDIVIDUAL OPPORTUNITY: Never before  in B.C.'s history have conditions been so ripe  for greater opportunities for the men, women and  youth of this province. Premier Johnson's government will give the leadership B.C. must have for  continued prosperity.  STABILITY: Only the guarantee of continuing  stable government will keep B.C.'s industrial  development moving forward to its giant potential.  Premier Johnson's government is pledged to  further the industrial advance of B.C.  For Honest Leadership  Inserted by the B.C. Liberal Association  wmmmmummmmmmmmmmmmmmmBk  IN MacKENZIE - B.M. MACINTRYR, This and That  Mrs. E,. NESTMAN  Well, another mother missed  the boat and stayed very comfortable at. home where they  -welcomed another little girl to  the family circle. Congratulations to Jimmy and Key Hicks.  Elsie Dupray, Co-op manageress, took a bad tumble in  the store awhile ago, and is  now getting around on crutches with a severe knee injury.  Johnny Wood of Sunset  Harware has moved his family  down to the Lowden Cottage  on the beach. We would like  to welcome them to our village.  Mrs. Alex Hague, "Lady-in-  waiting" in Vancouver, hope  it won't be long and she will  soon be home.  Little Johnny Coi'lett doing  very well and   hopes   to    be  home .soon. "Big" John holding his own and coming along  very slowly,-  still  in hospital  in Vancouver. Hard to realize  it's over eight months now ���  \ pretty   hard on a  cha.p,  who  has been so active.  f   ..Sorry,   missed   the    column  last week, but I'm busy trying  to move over the flower busi-  [ineas back to my house where  .1 had it before, .so if you want  me'that's where I'll be.  Due  Ho conditions, I find it will be!  [ much more satisfactory for me  and I'll be able to take care  ,;��>�� anyone who needs 'anything  ^in the flower or plant line, if  you will just give me a call.  Thanks for your patience.  Mrs. Madge Littlejohn had  the stitches taken out of a very  nasty eye cut the other day.  That's'what you get for walking around the house in the  'dark, Madge!"  y^Seethe "small,.ones" swim-  oning at the beach; brrr ���  makes you shiver, but they  ju^t|iove it. I ;think it is a  {littlev too eaTly, because the  waters certainly isn't any too  warm, but the sun is hof, so ,  that's that. Try to keep them  out!  r  Well, I think   I've got   the  housecleaning  beat.   The  new  ?Pioneer   Window   Service,    a  young   couple   in   our midst,  I will' clean windows,  vacuum,  [wax polish your place, and do  all. that work   for you.  Give  }them  a call  at'  Sechelt  71-R.  [So that's going to be  a load  [off my "mind.  Mrs. Win Stewart hasr been  I confined to her home for the  past week, .suffering effects of  I a bad cold.  1    Well,    CYO    boys   baseball  team got away to a good start.  > They have won their first three  'games,   two  with   the  Indian  school, and they beat the Firemen at Gibsons 7-2. Should be  i.able to see some real good ball  games this year. Too had we  haven't a real ball park here.  We ha've some very fine talent  s -among our .senior boys, and we  probably could get a lot more  df .we  had  the   facilities.   The  '  Kinsmen doing  a yeoman job  over on the  playgrounds, ��� but  doubt very much if we will be  ���&  able to get a ball park there.  I think Ave are about the only  small plaice that is without  this kind of grounds. What to  do about it is a problem. It is  certainly too bad, for the  young 'and old get so much  fenjoyment out of ball games  of any kind. But, without concerted effort of young and old^  we will never reach that goal.  It would be a mighty nice  undertaking  though.  Thought this quip of a' Missionary very apt: When he  was a boy, he would awake  with the little prayer, "Good  morning, God." ?Now grown  to manhood, and a' few. more  years added, he awakes with  the thought, " "Good God!  ��� Morning."  Local CYO Team  Enters Ball League  CYO softballi team have entered their team in the Vancouver CYO league, and will  be playing in the league this  year. There will be a game  with a North Vancouver team  here, May 24 in Sechelt, at 4  p.m., and another -galme ��� in  Gibsons after supper the same  day. Boys have really been  right on theid toes since the  ball season .started, and hope  to make a good showing in  the league. ?Have played four  .games so far and won four,  and with continued practice  and some backing up by folks  attending the games, they  should certainly ibe a good  advertisement for Gibsons in  the coming months. Give them  your support at the games.  Your First Choice  at the Polls  LARRY ECKARDT  .'::;^;V���   Advt.  DORIS DAY  . . . one of the many entertainers heard on  STARTIME. Different popular artists and  orchestras.are featured each day, singing  and    playing    your    favorite    selections.  Dial 980 daily at 4:30 p.m.  FIRST WITH THEvNEIi  7  Camera Documents  B.C. industrial  British Columbia its in the  movies. Motion picture cameras have been shooting in all  corners of the province, documenting the marvelous growth  of the province. Movie editors  have spliced the film together,  synchronized a isound-track,  and have titled the story  "Eyes West,"  This color film will be shown,  along with the main feature"  at the Sechelt Theatre on June  2 and at Gibsons on June 3.  Thursday May  22  1952       The Coast  News  ^twJJWiffMM^HiPWwaHaM^  Overlooking the beach at lovely Sechelt  Our Dining Room will be open for meals  to all on May  Most of the time the chip on  a man's shoulder is only bark,  and   if  it  isn't,   it's- safe  to  assume that  it isn't   the  only  wood up there.  ������ ._v  After the 24th of May, meals will be served  to guests only by appointment.  We Specialize in Sunday Evening Dinners  taaammawmamaimiaeisgvtBaf^ifi  Mr. and Mrs. Citizen:  A million and a half visitors can't be wrong!  That's how many are attracted each year fcy the beauty and magnificence  which is -British Columbia!  What they(ijke, you'll love. It's all yours!  '.���"���;"-'���'..'��� ������������ ' ������ -r-fyy  ���  This year see British Columbia. Spend YOUR vacation in one of the  thousand splendid resorts from the Pacific to the Rockies. Drive British  Columbia's NEW scenic highways ��� Government inspected stopping-  places everywhere. Share your holiday thrills and experiences with friendly  neighbors who find in British Columbia the vacationland that has everything.  For road reports, resort listings and descriptive folders, write the British  Columbia GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUREAU.  TOURIST SERVICE WEEK  *        Sponsored by  CANADIAN   TOURIST   ASSOCIATION  MAY 25-31  Tourist Service week is designed to focus our attention on the value of the visitor  industry to the national, provincial and community economy. The guest to whom  British Columbia extends a welcome and traditional hospitality, last year spent $63  million in the province.  As every citizen of the Province benefits directly or indirectly to no small extent our>  individual responsibility to the visitor are apparent.  TH E BR ITIS H COLU M BIA COVER N M ENT TRAVEL BUREAU  .qVDEPAFn-MENJ   OF   TRADE   AND   INDUSTRY.   -7  s-       "  r yy.: r^y      ������   .._���-, ���,;.;   . ,; '..;���;���:���,:.'���    ���.-���.������     ������.-.��� ���.v.--   ���������:.-^.:y.������.���������-��� ��� v-,;���-,.     v.   ?  '":'  >,Z'~:'Zyy��'. y. Barli.am;Ent??'B.uild/ngs,. VicTORtA; ���B.Cv* :.'?^v.v-?, ^     :.;?. ���?' -\  E. G. ROWEBOTTOM  Deputy Minister  ERNEST EVANS  Commissioner  HON. DOUGLAS TURNBULL  Minister  GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD  HAVE INNAWINDOWS  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 k^ep 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  7  MOSS GOOD REASONS WHY YOU  SHOULD HAVE INNA WINDOWS  The Patented Window Insulator  Represented by  C. GRAY     ���   .       ���     Phone Gibsons 94  SEE THE WINDOW DISPLAY AT THE  SUNSET  HARDWARE ��� GIBSONS  YOU CAN SAVE UP TO 50 PERCENT ON YOUR FUEL BILL  1. T2aey protect curtains and drapes from deterioration ;  2. They loo"; smart;  3. Th-��y ar    guaranteed;  4. They are fire-resistant;  5. They can be left up all year ��� keeping the heat  iii daring tht- winter and th* harmful sun's rays  oat  during the summer;  6. They save you money;  >  7. They are manufactured in Vancouver by a leading  manufacturer of sash and doors. Thursday May   22 1952  10 The Coast News  w ��� "-         ������ -- ���    i   , ���      - -     . .  Sechelt  By ARIES  B.,   M.    Maclntyre    (Batt),  [Liberal    candidate    for    MacKenzie    riding,    addressed   a  large   meeting   in  the   Legion  Hall   in   Sechelt,   May  3.   Although   he   had   served   as a.  straight    Coalitionist    in    the  larst  legislative   assembly   and  with     a     conservative     background, he had now chosen to  carr3r   the   standard   for   the  Liberals. As  he  explained,  he  had    given    the    issue    much  thought and had come to the  conclusion  that   the   Conservative   party   is   over-cautious,  and  being a firm believer in  free enterprise, no other course  was   feasible,   with   the   huge  development  in* the   offing of  the province. He gave  a  very  comprehensive   report   of   his  work for the riding in the last  t?hree   years,   which   included  additional    grants   for   public  works, award of a contract to  build a road from Gibsons to  Port Mellon at a cost of $206,-  000,   institution   of the   Ferry  System   connecting the Peninsula and Vancouver by which  '    people can now drive through  by   car,   also  ai road   cut-off  through the Halfmoon Bay ���  Pender  Harbour  route,  which  will result in the B.C. Power  Commission    supplying    this  area  with   the  much   needed  power this year, obtained the  ���   first paving appropriation that'  this riding has had.  Captain Andrew Johnston,-  president of the local association, was chairman for the  meeting and Mrs. Geo Kynoch  was at the piano and a humorous note was. struck when two  versions of "O Canada!" were  sung. So many Legionaries  there that, the ISuchan version  won out as evidently they can  sing the loudest. Refreshments  ' were served by ladies of the  local association and "Batt"  and" hii> campaign manager,  Mr. H. Davis of Powell River,  met old friends and made  many new ones.  We are afraid that the  swamp behind the Village  Centre is becoming very much  a fire hazard. Had quite a!  conflagration tliere recently,  which the prompt work on  behalf of the local volunteer  fire brigade soon put out.  However, something should be  done to make a fire break  there. We notice lots of broken  glass lying in the sun amongst  all the dried sa'ge brush. This  soon ignites, and with a high  wind it would certainly, travel  ��� the fire that is.  Glad to see some old friends  from  Gibsons, Capt. a nd Mrs.  Metcalfe and their niece, Miss,  . Walton, visiting Mr. and Mrs.  Ted Osborne.,  Wally Malikoff -has taken  over the Home Oil agency from  Louis Hansen. He tells us he  will; also keep on his radio*  shop. Don't see how he can do  so much work, but we wish  him lots of luck in his new  venture. He is a, very energetic  young man, a young veteran  and deserves all the breaks he  can get.  , The Canadian. Legion flower  show is in June, don't forget!  Have lots of blooms. All may  not be in the prize winning  class?, but whatever is donated  is welcome, and it's all for a  good c-a,use.  Larry Eckardt', the Progressive    Conservative    candidate?  for the MacKenzie riding, was  a   guest  at   the   Sechelt    Inn  recently.  G. Williams, formerly of  West view, is now staying  with his daughter, Mrs. ?Dora  Port Mellon Cretli  Onion is Big Business  There are 115 members in  the Port Mellon Industries  .credit union, according to the  last report from the directors.  Capital invested has reached  approximately $16,000 a n d  there is over $13,000 out on  loans. That is big business  for a credit union which got  under way on December 1 of  last year with twelve charter  members and $S7.50 to loan.  The same members who or-  congjratulate  Doyle.  . We    wish    to  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Frank   August  on the birth of a baby son at  Pender Harbour   Hospital.  Plans will soon be under  way for the Bethel Qhurch,  which will stand on the corner  lot back of the Shell service  station. Pastor W. Elliott, and  other trustees, have acquired  the property for this purpose.  ganized the credit union are  still in office. They are, R. E.  Pume, president; J. J. Boa,  vice-president; J. Carlson, R.  Arnold, C. Beacon, and C.  Wood, trustees. The credit  committee consists of A. Lock-  wood, J. Swan, and J. Muir-  head. Now, with the growing  business, the committee has  been enlarged to include A.  Osman, D. Francis and K.  Gallier.  Supervisory ebmmitte consists of T. Slark, A. King, and  Bill Walker,, and A. J. Cameron, is credit union treasurer.  The organization has done a  fine job in helpmg^newcomers  in the .community to find the  spare cash to settle in the find  new homes built by the company. With this record of  good-will, 'and with the help  fpom the pulp company, there  is every indication that the  credit union will continue to  grow with Port Iffellon.  Vote for Larry Eckardt  on June 12        ��� Advt  Use  The   Coast News Classifier!  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  HALFMOON   BAY  Lumber  Cut  to Your Specifications  ��� Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-Z ���  use  Wood   Wood  MILLWCCD  5 loads for $40 <*��  or $9 00 a load  Sawdust ��� $7 ���� a load  ED LAIDLAW  Phone 2443 ���Roberts Creek  or 84-W ���Gibsons  Effective May 15  Leaving GARDEN BAY ��� 3 days a week  Tuesday ��� Friday ��� Sunday ��� 4 p.m.  Leaving SECHELT Daily  8:00 a.m. ������ 10:30 am. ��� 3:15 p.m. ��� 5:45 p,m.  Leaving GIBSONS for VANCOUVER (Daily!)  9:00 a.m, ��� 11:30 a.m, ��� 4:30 p.m, ��� 7:00 p,m,  ^ NEW   LOCAL   SERVICES  Leave GIBSONS for GOWER POINT  Thursday Only ��� 10:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.  Leave GOWER POINT for GIBSONS  Thursday Only ��� 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Leave GIBSONS for HOPKINS LANDING  Thursday Only ��� 10:45 am. and 1:15 p.m.  Leave HOPKINS LANDING for GIBSONS   y  Thursday Only ��� 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Leave GRANTHAMS LANDING for GIBSONS  Thursday Only ������11:10 a.m. and 1:40 pm.  WEST SECHELT SERVICE ��� Tuesday! Only      ~  Leave Wakefteld for Sechelt ��� 2:30 p.m.  Leave Sechelt for Wakefield ��� 4:30 p.nv  BUSES   Leave  VANCOUVER  DAILY At:  9:15 am. ��� 2:15 p.m. ��� 4:45 p.m. ��� 7:15 p.m,  Please clip this Advertisement for your referenqe!  i  Vote  For  Batt  Maclntyre  i  Your FIRST choice  on the Alternative  Ballot. 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They ibtui- Ostrex. 1c put*  fieeJb on bodies skinny because blood lacks Iron.  Fepa you up, too. Improves apuetile. digestion ��o  food nourishes you better. Don't (ear getting too'tat.  Stop when you gain figure you wish. Introductory  or 'W-acqualnted" size only 60^. Try Ostrax Tonle  Tablets Tor new pounds, lovely curves, new pep,  today. At all druggists.  AT A PRICE YOU  CAN AFFORD.'  oodrich  m  DEFIANCE  ��� RUGGED PROVEN TREAD  SAVE MONEY...SEE  Halfmoon  Bay  By Mrs. K RAVEN  V.O.N.  The Halfmoon Bay VON  held its regular monthly meeting May 6, at the, home of  Mrs. Burrows with president,  Mrs. Meuse, in the chair.  After reading of the min-  utep by Mrs. Mayson and treasurers report by Mrs. Petersen,  Mrs. Meuse read a copy of the  resolution from the regional  meeting of the VON, held  April 30 in Roberts Creek,  proposing discontinuing VON  services. This was hotly contested and after a spirited  discussion a resolution was  drafted to bie presented to a  special meeting called for May  28 at the Legion Elall, Sechelt.  The resolution in part, asks  that the VON continue operating for at least six months.  It must be kept in mind that  the VON is not a money making concern and was never  intended to be. It is am, irreplaceable service in a rural  area, like the Peninjsula, espe-  , eially to elderly people and  expectant or new mothers.  Halfmoon Bay VON sincerely hopes that some manner of  administration be reached that-  will   allow the VON to   continue.  Mrs. Baerd, Mrs. Nutio and  Mrs. Mayson of Middle Point  have almost finished the handmade rug, the first prize in  the raffle. It will be on' display soon at the Trading Post,  and drawn, for on June 14.  Other prizes are a ha.by set,  pillow cases, and a surprise'1  Box. Tickets are on sale' at  3 for 25c.  The meeting adjourned, and  refreshments were served, by  hostesses Mrs. Miller and Mrs.  Nutio. The next meeting is on  June: 3, at the- home of Mm.  Meikle. Hostesses will be Mrs.  'Ro"ber'ts6?n and Mrs. Raven.  P-TA  The Halfmoon Bay P-TA  held its monthly meeting the  afternoon of May 7, with /president, Mrs; It. Raven, in the!  chair.  Seeretary-trea'surer, Mrs. 0.  Smith read the minutes and  the treasurers report, noting  they had a balance of nearly  $50. Credit for this goes to the  very successful tea held at the  home of Mrs. Burrows in April  9, with co-convenor Mrs.' R.  Laird, and the well attended  card party a't Redroofs on  April 26.  Plans are underway to transport sehool children, preschoolers, parents and friends ���  to May Day celebrations at  Madeira Park school. Notices  Will be displayed at the stores;  Halfmoon Bay children will  hold an, open house nearer the  end  of the term.  Mrs. Burrows agreed to  supervise the- painting of the  clipboards . installed in the  \school by the P-TA. Teacher  Mrs. Hanney and the children  are busily painting school  chairs and tables in varied  colors.  Mrs. Hanney spent a'n interesting few minutes explaining  her "flannel board," a sheet  cf plywood-.covered..with flan-  nellette. Small pictures are cutout of magazines ��� everyday  things like shoes, fruit, house;?,  animah, .etc ��� these have a  strip of flannel pasted to the  back, causing them to adhere  to the flannel board. This'way  when the letter P is illustrated'  by a plate of pancakes or a  b'cwl of peaches,, it is immediately impressed on a child's'  mind. A simple and -effective  method of visual education. .  We are very pleased to know  Mrs. Burrows is our new school  board  representative.  Thursday May  22 1952      The Coast News  11  rue kappincss sfrrinas  Qocthc (1J4$~1$$L)  THE   HOUSE   OF  SEAGRAM  .P&HU.   MEN WHO THINK OF TOMORROW PRACTISE MODERATION TODAY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  '   "'- \ yi&  *  -"\  \y  *t  ��� ATO N'  s"  yS  Si  Enjoy  EATON'S  Double Service-  SHOP IN PERSON  Retail Stores in���  Vancouver  Courtenay  Chilliwack  Victoria  Mission City  Duncan  New Westminster  Nanaimo  Either way you  shop from EATON'S  you will be pleased  at the wide selection, the leading  values, the excellent service and  the guarantee ���  "Goods Satisfactory or Money Refunded, including  shipping charges."  SHOP BY MAIL  from  EATON'S  Catalogues or  through Order  Offices in���  Castlegar  Chilliwack  Courtenay  Cranbrook  Duncan  Kamloops  Kelowna  Kimberley  Langley Prairio  Mission City  Nanaimo  Nelson  New Westminster  Penticton  Port Alberni  Prince George  Prince Rupert  Revelstoke  Trail  Vernon  Vancouver  Victoria  Westview  Yes, in every way���  "IT PAYS TO SHOP  AT EATON'S"  <*T. EATON C��  UMITEO Community Hall ���  Fetes Birthday     Fender. Talent High!  aws Good Crowd  The Coast News      Thursday May   22  1952  By MADGE NEWMAN  Many happy returns of the  day to   Roberts   Creek   Community Hall,  18 years  old  on  May 24.  There it stands, just off the  Highway on the Po.st Office  Road, rugged and solid on it's  new underpinnings ��� enduring evidence of faith, hope,  unselfish efforts and cooperation.  As far back as 1931 efforts  were made to raise money by  donation and other means to  build a hall to satisfy the needs  ,of the community, sparsely  settled as it was, and almost  totally lacking in monetary  assets. Dances and parties  were held in the two schools.  Admission was small, music  free, and sumptuous suppers  supplied by the ladies.  Land for the hall was donated by the late John Roberts,  and the Farmers' Institute  became a board of trustees  for the building.  In 1932 the little community  became a hive of industry for  not a man refused to help in  one   way   or  another.   Several  residents of Wilson Creek also  joined   the   project  -and  with  an initial donation of $100 and  voluntary labor,  the sills and  first floor were realized.  This  exhausted the funds and work  was    suspended    for    another  year   when   further  reinforcements   enabled    the   work   to  continue.  On May 24, 1924, the building completed, the hall was  officially openied and well-  wishers from all the surrounding countryside filled it to  overflowing, dancing until the  horning hours. $140 was taken  in that day.  Admission in those early  clays was 25e for men and cake  or sandwiches for the ladies,  ajid the tables groaned with  goodies. Music cost a dollar  an hour.  The hall prospered and it  was not long before a. kitchen  was added, also erected by  voluntary lahor.  In 1944 the hall board, with  substantial help from the local  Players' Club, built on a good  sized stage which was used for  the fir.st time on May 27, 1944.  In February 1950 the Elphinstone Bay -Farmers' Institute  having ceasied to function, the  hall board incorporated, with  Mrs. R. Hughes as that body's  first president.  There will be a dance at the  hall this 24th of May, too, but  the. admission won't be 25c,  and the music will cost probably more than a hundred  dollars, and you will buy your  refreshments extra, and they  won't consist of gob,s of-  whipped cream icing and  cakes oozing real butter.  Yea verily, times have  changed but the people haven't and the hall board works  jiAst as purposefully and patiently as ever, still striving  for a hall of which we may be  justly proud, in which we ca'n  hold all our big affairs, such  as dances, concerts, etc.  Their main project for this  year is" restrooms. Improvements, must come slowly as  the cost of maintenance is  high. If we. all give our dollars,  whether we dance or not, it  will speed up the work of  making the hall more tenable.  After all it is the hall that is  most used to raise money for  any other- project so why-  should it not. be useful for  itself.  A dollar for a birthday present isn't too much and now  that the hall is 18," it certainly  could use th�� money.  May 16 may well be an historic date, the first Talent  Nite being held that evening  in Pendiera Hall. A capacity  audience, turning out on a  lovely Spring evening, made  it  an  outstanding  event. .  Opened by -MC, Johnnie  Haddock, the Talent Nite was  formally welcomed to Pender  area by Mrs. Clara Lee, pres  ident of the  PrTA.  Programme consisted of al  vocal with guitar by Ed.  Wray, vocal by Alice Philps,  piano splo by Bonnie Olsen.  and vocal by Diane Dusenbury  accompanied by Mrs. R. Dusenbury. During this latter  number, the lights went out,  but neither soloist nor accompanist lost a note.  Impersonation by George  Wilson, a prize-winning Irish  dan.ee by Jessie Scoular, Bonnie Dubois, and Carol Bryde,  monologue by Diana. Mellwain,  a!nd vocal by Aurel Cook.  Monologue by Richard Daily,  piano solo by Chrissie Cameron, vocal by Patsy Reiter, and  a  Virginia   reel  by  ten- girls.  Madeira Park school ��� choir  ���entered a choral number and  will be sent oh to the finals,  there ..wafe also a vocal solo by  Mrs. Slady, vocal by Fate  Cherry, piano solo by Anne  MacDonald,.vocal number by  a trio, square dance number,  vocal by Mrs. Thomas, piano  number by Mrs. Haddock, and  solo by ?Phil Thomas.  Due to illness, Joan Davis  was unable to attend to  give  her piano number.  While the scores were being-  compiled, Mrs.. Haddock j)lay-  ed for community singing and  E, Wray sang and played the  guitar.  Mrs.    C. Lee    closed    with  thanks to the P-TA committee,  judges,    and    all    those    who-  * helped in many ways.  Winners     in    the     various  classes   were:   7to   10,  .Diane  Mcllwayne;  11   to   14,  Anne  ' MacDonald.  Adult, Mrs. Slady; Vocal.  Madeira' School Choir; Novelty, George Wilson, and Dance,.  Irish trio;  i*  WILL BE USED  IN THE COMING  SYSTEM IS BEING USED  The Voting system has been changed  to enable every voter to cast his- ballot  for more than one candidate in order of  his preference.  When you vote under the Alternative Vote  system YOU GET MORE THAN ONE  CHOICE. This will prevent any candidate  being elected on a minority vote as has  happened in the past. The candidate so  elected in each riding will have received  an absolute majority over all other candidates combined.  IV  l\1  IT'S FAIR!  /:  3  I  t\*  HERE'S HOW YOU VOTE  WITH ALTERNATIVE VOTING  The Alternative Vote is as simple  as the voting \ system used "before  only, instead of marking an X  against your one choice only, you  can mark 1-2-3-4 with your first  choice as number one, your second  choice as number two and so forth  in order of your preference.  IT'S EASY!  ">��  Further messages will appear in your daily and weekly newspapers explaining  the  Alternative Vote. Watch for them,  Fred HL Hurley������ _ - Chief Electoral Officer  PROV1NC EOF   BRITISH   CO L U M BIA  AV-J  en

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