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Array Provincial  Library,  Victoria,   B.  C.  Phone your news or  orders J;o  Caihsons 45  Sixth Year of Publication   Thursday September 11, 1952.   VoL 6 ~3i�� -Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Crowned at Je !!bh  Jby Mrs. M. Swan  v In one of the loveliest settings  : in   Howe   Sound,   Anne11e  ' Marleau of  Port  ?MeJion  was  crowned  Pulp  Quej&nby re~  X tiring queen Kirsten Lien'. The  Tbrief ceremony opened the big  'Labor .Day celebration at the  Howe Sound pulp mill. The  Womb's., Sejrvice club had  done a remarkable job of decorating the dias and had made  the   bouquets ? for   the   lovely  ���x queen? and lieir attendants.  The Ptilp Queen, is 14 years  oldahd is now attending high.  < school in Gibsons. Slie was born,  in Vanguard, :Saskatche\fan,  but has lived in BIG. for the  rpatet 11 years-. Annette, likes,  school, is good .in :most of her  subjects, and is fond of most  sports*. Her father, N Marleau,  is a fireman in the steam plant  in the-pulp plant.  Sports followed the" corona-  Annette Alarleau  ments of the union...In the  evening, Gi b so ng ball team  beat the* Port Mellon boys on  the diamond.  The big affair wound up  with a dance, the- music ."being  provided by the Mellonadres.  Winning   tickets,   drawn   by  Betty Prattf GiveR  Legson Scholarship  Miss Betty Pratt; was presented a scholarship jbn Sunday  by Gibsons'' Branch ��� Canadian  Legion* The scholarship will  enable, her to ?atfond Normal  School in Vancouver. She received her certificate and  cheque from the^V hands oi  Howard O. Grtelen,; MP, who  visited in Gibsonsyto do the'  honors. :''y  Mr. Green also "presented a  bursary to Eugene' Blomgren  who will be attending university. The bursary was obtained  for the young ?Robeirts Creek  man through the.efforts of the  Legion here. Miss Betty Grant,  who received thei scholarship  laplt year, alf?jo rec<eiiv��ed her  certifieaite from ?M?r.?. Green.  Before the presentation, A.  S. Trueman outlined the purpose of the scholarships and -  the method by which they were  pr e s e n t ed. Fund; for the  scholarship were raised by the  Junior Auxiliary.  Mr. Green said that Legions  all across Canada were taking  a keen interest in student  (���scholarships', 'and he congratulated the local Legion and the  recipients of the nonors.  Sechelt to Plan  latepayers  rotests to  elevation  Commission  For a few minutes, the Gibsonjs viliagie commission was  subjected to a barrage from delegates of the, Gibsons Ratepayers  Association when a delegation of their members turned up to  Tuesday's meeting to protest the granting of wa*er to six residents of the Indian Reserve.  ��� ---���  Dr.   Harley   Anderson   and  Jack Gordon, speaking for the  Ratepayers, began the barrage,  strongly protesting- the move  of the council to grant water  to users outside the; village,  boundaries when the village  was not sure of an adequate  supply for its own use. But  the big guns were opened up  when W.B. Hodgson, president  of . the association, put in a  strong protest against the  ���granting of water, when .he  protested methods used by the  Villagers Fail to  Name Commissioner  Taxpayers of Gibsons again  failed to nominate for commissioner, this time to fill the  vacancy created by the resignation of Mrs.. Nestman, who  has left to live in Selma Park.  It will now be up to the village  commission to name a commissioner to fill the vacancy to  complete    the?    term     ending    council, and when he accused  December 31 of this year.  Mrs. Nestman had been on  the commission only a few  weeks having beietn nominated  to fill one of the positions  created by the resignation of  Messrs. Macnicol and Skellett  over a inattietr concerning the  purchase of two private pipelines. Only one candidate was  nominated at the time���:Mrs.  Nejitman���and Mr. Joe Sehutz  was namie/d by the commissioners, to fill the other vacancy,  Now, the commissioners' wall  be confronted again with the  task of finding a* commissioner.  The ?Ratepayers Association,  ; Queen Annette, were won "by  tion ceremony? with^Enemark ���' R. English, who won the $25,  Logging winning the tug-of- Joci Macy, Ricky Swartz, J.M.  #a\ Hot dogs, pop, and ice Thorstensen, J.F. Gildroy, L.  cream was supplied to the Swanson, and T. Enemark.  yqungstj?trs  wjth  jthe^ cojnpli-     Each  won  something   Scotch.  ������������..''        '   '" i       "     ii    ' :. J'        '        . ' '   -  ��� .'-.-��� ���  - . i   .      \   .   ���  Howard G. Gfceh M. P.  '??v vvv yx\ y'y~" '; ?..       :���   ^'y-y   ..... ������    :   N    v. ".'���"  Talks ^Veterans Affairs  ? ?Hp^fa?rd ;C told   the  Gibsons Branch,$0nadian;Legiohf that?they must; guard against y'yy:^n ZmZ��i^ZMf^fr:W&*\    which   generallyv takes   keen  *?;th^o>^  the^hatids 0^ '" '-- ���"'���'������ ' -      ^ "        m,V,-n��fln;     Jiob   raframp,?    fr-nm  Thevpresent trend^ he said,  appears to beI to forget about  the veteran as a; war ? veteran;\}  and treat him as a eondidatie  for the oldTjage^ pension, This  is contrary ^??the entire War  Veterans Aet;which was based  ion thei proper surmise ?.-thia'b  sea-vice in' the; front lines during  the war hM added teh^ years  to each veteran-s age. >  He said that the?allowance  had now been inoneiased to $50;  for single men and to-;$90 forv  mairried men. The Legion had  asked $60 for sin gle men ah d  $120 for  married  men.   This,  he continu^eld,?was, if anything,  a little on the meagre side.    ���  ..After   outlining  the   recent  -changes in the act, he said that  tbeiv Libitfral  members   of  the  committee on veteran's affairs...  liiad  taken   one  side sand  th4  opposition had tal^en the other  side,: The govielrnmeint\members  had evidently wanted to make  as" few"changei3 as^possiWe in  the existing act  He s'aad^that the Legion had  done a finei job fn- preparing  briefs for the study .of' the  -commitit'iee. The^e briefs had  had a commonseniae approach  and will undoubtedlyv havie a  mailkexl ?eij%ct on the policy  of:^e?government with regard  to; yeteransf? y.Z-y;-'-'v'-v  He  also  s't'atieid  that it was  the job of the Legion to do its  best to- look after less fprtun  ate veteramsi.- '.'  yy~l We helped each other at  the ..front,'' he remarked. '' We  ���should  be  the  same;  kind  pf  comrad.es today."  Robert MacnicJOl said that Ernie Pearson, tentative plans  whjen the next election comes call for" an annual ^aquatic  up we should choose? our candid /display by the RLSS with other  diaites according to what ^their?> activities tied-in- to make for  panty will do for the yeievhiiy a full day of activity : ���_  missioner>5, has refrained from  naming a candidate to fill the  position. They/felt that in fairness^ to the two commissionefl's  who had previously resigned  that they could not nominate  anyone until the position of  Commissioners Boucher and  Ritchey had been clarified.-  Former Resident <  To Go To Indonesia  Dr. Herbert Grantham who  lived in Granthams i Land ing  in the old days and went to  school here on the Peninsula  will be leaving Canada shortly  to go.,to Indonesiav\yher!e: he  According  to  Presrident    will give adyiee in setting up  science courses in Indonesian  schools.  Dr. Grantham was here in  June   to   address   the   school  couver will meet on Saturday  with members-' of the Sechelt  Boafd of Trade to map out a  program of life saving and  aquatic displays for next year.  A display was. held in Sleehelt  last month with the Life Saving  Society presehting a varied  program?for the spectators.  , It is. hoped by the, Secheit  Board of Trade that a special  s day can be set aside, annually,  for Life.Saving Society demonstrations. If this is- the case,  it will be necessary that more  adequate equipment, such as  diving boards, be provided for  he  demonstrations.  graduatei.  U  According    to vHa r o 1 d  Huggins, publicity man for the  tuberciulosfis^ -clinics, va; brajnd  new  mobile] ?X^rayv unit  will    than anyone else in Canada for  One??Liberalmember frpm Van  couver, he said, had^ told him  that "half a loaf is bteitter than  noner'.;,... v;-;*'; "'���  At the same timej,?he ' said,  (the membersi took more than  fa. loaf when they passed tjie  bill granting pensions to mem-  herseof .parliamieht.-?Mr. Green,  he said , had been one of three  who. had opposed the bill  becausleV of its. implications.  Howard Green said that Bob  Macnicol dei&erved more credit  visit- the  I*ehinsu|a  sometime  iv'iii? the hea?r'';':i>^  f" has tiot yet  arived  from  the  has not yet arrived .from the  I    The mobile X-ray, contained  ;��� :=hr'.a big van, haS/its ownpower  Msupply and" is e? self-contained  ^ unit.   K' will  stop  along  the  roads to give free chest X-rays  to anyone, free of charge.  The 'X-rays are taken' on  4x5 film; it takes only a few  seconds to register and . have  the photograph taken of the  lungs; there is no undressing  s necessary. . -  tjie work he had dome; to batter  the well-being of the veteran.  Mr. Macnicol had served on  many committees on vatielrans  affairs, he said, and had always  had the wiejLfare off the les#  fortunate veteran at heart.  Whilie/in Gibsons, Mr. Green  lunched with Mr., and Mrs.  Macnicol, "and met many old  friends bf his who are now  living in Gibsonsi.  Magistrate A.  Johnston   of  echelt Park Committee  eeds Clearing Work  Parks committee of the Sechieilt Board of Trade has already  sitartied the Fall season activities^ Clearing of the five~aere park  site^ donated to the community by Union Estates, has already  begun, according to Mickey Coe, committee chairman.  The committee hopes to have shovels. A road must be built  the clgaring of roads and the in to th,e property and the  ball park by the end of -the cjeairing of" the. p3ay area  Fall season. Next yiear further    commenced;  .d'evelopm/eaiit will take-place.  Several logging companies and  private citizens have promised  bulldozers and road equipjment  to help the job along.  ?;v  Shares in blocks of $10 per  share will be i��=lsuied to finance  the clearing of the park' site  and the shares will accumulate,  as a future inviestmeht ^in- a  proposed community eentre;  Mickey Coe and his committee  are hoping that a good turn  out of good men will, be on  hand on Sunday to get'started  pn this important phase of  Board of Trade community  atetivitly.. *  Ernie Pearson, trade board  president, told the Coast News  that a good deal of volunteer  labor will be necessary to get'  the ?project on the way. ?Any  one interested  in  coming out  A work party is seheuuled  for 9:30 a.m./ Sunday, with alf  Sechelt brought'  greetings -to    th^^;mep-   of   the   comniuhity    this Sunday, or coming to sub*  tho meeting from the Sleehelt    gathering in the school grounds    sequent' work parties, is asked  branch. withv axes,   power   saws,   and    to contact *Mr. Coe.  Commissioner JoJli Sehutz oi.  sprinkling while the sprinkling  ban was supposed to be in  force.  He suggested that the village  council should usa the columns  of the Coast News to tell the  residents of village- council  affairs. Commissioners came  back with the argument that  the meisitings were open to the  public.  Hastily Joe Sehutz got up*  to explain that he had not  used water for sprinkling  during the ban, and the other  commissioner";! took turns in  assuring the delegates that an  ample supply of Avater would  ���''''''v^e^-f'"aVaii?a1&Ie -when ��� -tiie new  pipeline was laid. They cited  cases whefe present pipe, along  the Cannery road, was leaking  badly, wasting gallons of  water.  Still,   ihe   Ratepayers   were  not    convinced.    They    asked  that no more outsid,ei connections be allowed until the new  line   isi  tejfted- f)or   a   year  in  order that the village may be  assured of its own. supply. They  qitestioned the  commission  on  water at the  source to which  Commissioner  ' A.E.     Ritchey  answered that further springs  would   be   piped   as   soon   as  jrnoney wai-/ available.  Commii3sioner Boucher stated  that the proposed $1200 addition to the| municipal hall  had been shelved so that the  money could be put to use1 in  connection with roads and  waticr supply.  The   barrage  again   became  hearvy  when  the   question  of  the sale,- of  the  village  truck  came  up.  When  commissioner  accused predecessors of buying  a costly   pde.ctei  of   equipment  which could not he used sufficiently to^assuiie  its  worth,  Dr. Anderson,  a former commissioner, rose to his feet and  accused   some of  the  present  council  members  of  objecting  to the purchase of the truck  because   of pen-son al   financial  implications  Mr.  Ritchey had  said, during the discussion on  the purchase that he "had a  truck standing kite." He  explained, however, that he was  not in the trucking business.  Dr. Anderson  said that the  truck   was    being    boycotted  because  the   prfcsent  commissioners, objected to its purchase  in thte. first pla'ce. He said it  could have been used for many  purposes, including the collection of ^arbao-e.  Mr. Hodgson rose to his feet  (Continued on page 8)  See Eatepayers 2  The Coast News Thursday September 11, 1952.  tmsy  Member Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association.  (Established 1945)  Authorized as  second  class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  SAM NUTTER, Production Manager  . LES RIMEJi, 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.  B. W. I*t BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St;  VANCOUVER 1, S:0.  v v��� TAtlow' 1954 ^     "  Trans-Canada Air Lines has* ordered three additional Lockheed,Super Constellations, bringing to eight the number of  aircraft of this type selected by the airline for service on  international routes.  it  itonais  k matter of doocern  Whether we read the "FinancialwTimes" or not, whether  we concern ourselves with international affairs or not, the  matter of the dwindling British meirket is a matter that is going  to, affect all of us. Even if we merely shrug our shoulders and get  on with our little jobs here on the Peninsula, it is going to have  its effect on our economy.  British Columbia has no new lumber contracts with Great  Britain, no contracts for salmon,'and no contracts for apples.  Mind you, there are many other countries we can always deal  with, but Britain has been one of our big customers.  It isn't that Great Britain doesn't want our lumber or our  fish or our fruit. It isn't that Great Britain doesn't like us or  our prices. She just can't pay the land of money we want.  - It seems to us that some international finance" could be  figured whereby Great Britain could pay in sterling and the  Canadian government could accept:that sterling,���'converting it  into gold cerificates for the; producers and shippers. We could  then buy from Britain, paying for our purchases in the sterling  she paid us. "- '  i  Unless something is done, it looks as if we'll have to pull  in our horns as a trading province, and probably take less money _  for  our  produce  with  a   subsequent   lowering   of   our   living  standards.  To make matters worse, it is conceivable that' the Republicans could win the election in the United States. And. the  Republicans' haVe been noted in the past for slapping up high  tariffs. This may; conceivably cut out some of our big contracts,  with the United States, and leave, us with stocks of rotting  lumber, rotting fish, and rotting fruit���and slim pocketbooks.  The other side  ! Since our editorial of a few months ago, in which we drew  attention to the need for an increase in the mill rate at Gibsons,  we have heard from the other side. And they present an argument  which is both interesting and perfectly logical. We feel it only  fair to present it:  Most of our residents here on-'thei Peninsula have come here  to escape the high taxation of Vancouver and district. They  have come to buy homes and to settle here on small company  pensions and army pensions. And, as long as our tax remains low,  we'll get more and more residents with small, but fixed, incomes.  If a depression hits'���and we don't think, it will���or if there  is a prolonged strike, or a long forest closaire, thet younger people  will be moving away, looking elsewhere for work or government  relief. And it is these oldstielrs��� the Old. Sweats and the retired  f:ol,k���whe will remain here "to keep "the grocer;rs_ca&h register  ringing up sales.: True, they'll be buying* in'.smalLquantities and  they won't be able to afford the- frills: ;but they^1 be buying,  keeping the Peninsula going until better tinies return.  Then, the progressive; younger men will return to the  Peninsula to open up businesses, to advocate the coming in of  industries���and to advocate higher mill rates���for progress.  Reader's Right  Editor's Note:  We vr^iceivied a lefllt'er this  from Sandy MePruijis, which,  we assume, is a pen~name. The  letter is a good one; we; want  to publish it. But we cannot  do so  unless  Sandy McPruss  signs the letter with his proper  name. Of. course, he c,an always  ask to have the pen name used  in the newspaper; and w��e can  always oblige. But, in order  to assure, that all letters to the  editor are bona fide, ^we must;  ask th^t they b(ei signed with  the writer's proper signature.  Photography Hints  For Amateur Fans  Developing your own roll of  film is as easy as making a pie.  (Developing means finishing  the roll of film; and. has  nothing to do with making the  prints���which is also as easy  as' pie.}  Ingredientei: -  From the drug- store get  tubes of developer. They are  about a- dime each. One will  do for three or four rolls. Also  get a - can of acid fixing  powder. You need water'-'and  light, and three pyrex or  enamel dishes.  Procedure:  Mix develox>er as directed;  pour into one dish. Mix- fixer  as directed; pour into another  dish. Put water in the third  dish. Try to have all temperatures aTround 68>degrees E.   ..  Find yourself e- light-tight  room or closet with a shelf.  (Be careful with the chemicals.  Theycan damage paint.) Turn  on a dim red light���the dimmer  the better.  TvWhen you are sure there is  no white'light entering your,  darkroom, unroll the film. Tear  off,, the paper backing and  throw it away. Unroll the film  and wash it in the water for  a few seconds.  Take one end of the roll of  film in each hand. Wateh your  fingernails! They are sharp!  Rock the film, to and fro in .  the developer for about two  minutes. It should 'turn dark  in about a minute/Examine it  under the red light' to ascertain the contrast, or leave to  develop fully in about two-  and-a-half minutes.  Rock, in water to wash off  the developer.  Rock in the fixer for about  two minutes. Turn on a faint  white light at the end of two  : minuter���if you like���rahd  ifinish the job in the -light.  Fix for a total of about eight  minutes.  Twist film into- a figure of  e-ight; fasten the ends with  clothes pegs,, and let the film  wash ip running water for  about 20 minutes. Wipe film  dry with a sponge, and hang  up to dry.  It's easy; but���one word of - -  caution���  try  out  an   experimental .roll first.  E  ANNOUNCING...  Ejvind Pedersen  has taken over the business known as  bert's Meat market  and will continue to offer the very best in quality meats  v v at reasonable prices  BiRT'S ^||ffi|^ii^ET  ��� UNDER NEW MAISAG^  t '  ACCESSIBLE  TIMBER RESOURCES  The accessible merchantable  timber in Canada amounts to  193,230 million cubic feet, comprising 63 per cent of the total  merchantable;v   volume.    This  mletrehantable  timber  includes  alt trees over four -inches and  ov"er   in   djametter . at   breast  h eight',    excluding    wood    in  stumps and usuable tops. Ac-  cesisible   soft wo o d   timber,  accounts for 134,145 million ft.  and  accessible hardwood  timber  for  59,085; million vcubic  feet, or 56 and 44 per cent respectively of thteir total merchantable volume.  'jp-i+ce yf-m^ :J2p?&���, /  This advertisement is not published or|  -displayed by the Liquor Control.Board or\  by the Government of British Columbia.  INVEST NOW IH YOUR  UNION  /'."  *���>.  Hopkins Landing Store  i -i  (self service)  Opening September 22  fr:  under management of  ':��*!'  Mr. and Mrs. Chippendale  * j 1      ***  Watch for our opening specials  FREE DELIVERY  L  NOTICE  of  Schedule Change  BLACK ���BALL FERRIED  Schedule No. 3 ��� cancelling Schedule No. 2  Effective Sept 29, 1952  *  jt      Subject to change without notice  5     Round Trips  Daily     5  f  M  m  tl  Lv. Gibsons  .   7:00  a.m.  10:00   a.m.  1:00 .p.m.  4:00   p.m.  7:00 pan.   -  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  8:30   a.m.  11:30   a.m.  2:30; p.m.  5:30 p.m.'  8:30  p.m.  v  M  v  Black Ball Ferries Ltd.  HORSESHOE BAY B.C.  -   Phone Whytecliff 3581  M  1 Planning Board lay  include Peninsula  Kleindale  At the last meeting of the  L o w er- ?Mainland Regional  Planning Board, Councillor  John Richardson of West Vancouver was asked to investigate'"  the proposal that the Sechelt  Peninsula be included on the  board. The board -comprises 24  municipalities which meet together to study planning for  - the em tire lower -mainl'and.  Councillor  Richardson  told  the board that the rapidly expanding -Sechelt    Beninfiula  would    certainly    affect    the  North   Vancouver   and  Wesit  ,   Vancouver-, areajs ''as  w-.ell  as  Vancouver  city.  Development  of   the   Peninsula   is   moving  ahead at *a fast pace, he told  colleagues on the board.-  ��� Members moved to have Mr.  Richerdson study the proposal  and  submit  a  report  to  the,  next meeting of the Regional  Planning board.  y���.," rT'- -vv ,'?':'"-;��� ';���; :y: ..": ?  . /'���.  Powell River News  Wins Competitions     x  X -The Powell River News  'brought honor to B.C. this week  E when the weekly newspaper in  the paper  town  copped three  -itop  honors  in  the   Canadian  Weekly Newspaper Association  , conventionsin .JSfew Bruswick.  Thiei paper won the Dunning  Trophy for the best all-round  J.nfewspa!pjer in .the' 2000r3tf00  ^circulation class; won the  (Pearce Cup for the best edit-  kmial page in its class; and won  jjt-he; Beattiei shield for the best ���  |��ront page in its class.  It i�� the first time any paper  ?in Canada has won all three  ihonbrs. The Coast News: joins  [in sfending cograulations to  %l, Alsgard ?qind the Powell  [River ''Newsiv' >v.v.:.-. ?   ?.���:-': -.v-v.:--  b? ������,.',.,: 'y';^---[    y  -;  ���-���;���:���   :��,.  ;&isco:-^  Returns To CKWX  ^/Starring, hew adventuresome"'  stories of the -Old West will be X-  dramatized in a serkis? of thrilling half^hour ^scovKid radio  programs*. Tlie radio version  of the Cisco Kid is drawn from  the character originally created-  [by that master yarn-spinner,  fO; Hieinry. The Kid remains a  iswa'sinbuckling son vo�� the  iSouthwest1 who drifts through  e a i 11 e -country performing  deeds reminiscent of Robin .  iHobd? J3?e rs accompanied 'in  his " hard riding, f ightin g ad-  ;^-(Wiiturfs( by dumpy Pancho,  the comedy tend of the team.  The program is heard every  brhursday at 7:30 on CKWX.  CISCO KID  Once again the daring exploits of The  Ciuco Kid and bis partner Pancho are  brought to ?VX iialeners. For excitement,  fun and romance ����� sure to hear these  Stirring talen of ti i West.  Dial 980 e\yry Thursday  at 7:30 p.m.  by Florence Dubois  Mr#. R.H: L-ee ; of Irvines  Landing is recovering rapidly  after  having  been rushed  to  Vancouver qn Labor Day for  an appendictbmy.     r  Gerry? Gordon now has his  r^pafir shop ���Imd Chevron  garage open for business here.  For m e r 1 y a mechanic atj  Klein's Chevron garage, Gerry  has named,his place "Gerry's  Repair Shop."  Rosy., arid Ray Phillips have  just returned after visiting in  Vancouver.  My husband,   children,  anfl  myi.elf returned from  a little  trip  to   Kamloops  via  Hope-  Princeton and back home via  thei Fraser Canyon,    v  Mr. and Mrs. ?Ben Klein are  moving to Vancouver as soon  _as theirjaew home there; is completed.   They  have sold  their  oysteir beds and>t.heir home to  Erie and Gordon Lyons. Gordon  iiis ^vell-kn own  around   these  parts as owner of the Garden  Bay Hotel  Ea*ic  hajils  from  Vancouver." We    wish    them  every success in ���th.eh new  venture;. .... ..  Two proud little girls attending school for the first time  are Sunni West; and Sandra  Sundquist. Alma Sundquist is  Jn Vancouver visiting-an aunt,  Mrs. J. Herstead.   Zy^  W�� saw Jimmy and Frances  Phillips the other day. They  wejre -married lastc?:ihonth in  Rosedate. Jimmy, atilocal boy,  the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norris  Phillips is now? working in  Vancouver. Wife, Frances, was  a teacher here last year.  Captain Wilkie in in Vancouver for a few days.  Thursday September 11, 1952. 'The Coast News  >���*  A  re you  BUILDING?  We can supply "men and  material for any job  Carpenters  \      Plumbers  Electricians  Painters  Sechelt  Building Supplies  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  \   ftf S^ove and Fnriaace  Be ��� * *"* ^   OK ���** "*  oil ttt. ~�� ^ sure *** ��� *  our route Ust for HO*  on our i -Harbour.  ,.��� to Pender ��aru  3  Home Oil Distributors  Phone 30-M and 97 J  Sechelt,  ���?��'  of1  NATIONAL        SECURITY  As a member of aircrew, he's marked as a young man of  unusual calibre. He's had months of intensive training on the  finest of equipment. He has developed character; and  the chance to go far in this expanding service offers him a  bright future. The future accomplishments in the field of  aviation can be counted on to outstrip its brilliant past.  .   Here's the life that any boy.��� or any parent���?  can be proud of. There's a blend of'skill, adventure  and service to your country that can't  be beaten for sheer satisfaction.  Would you like to fly with the R.CA.F.?  Then get all the facts today!  ROYAL CANA��!  AIR FORCE  ��� ������������������������������������^������������������������������������^������������������������i  Director of Personnel Manning,  R.C.A.F. Headquarters, Ottawa.  Please mail to me, without obligation, full }>erticulars regarding  enrolment requirements and openings now available in the R.C. A J1.  NAME   (Please Prim).  (Surname)  (Christian Nome)  STREET ADDRESS  CITY   PROVINCE   EDUCATION (by grade and province) \    AGE CAM&52W;  �����������������������*������������������������������ The Coast News Thursday September 11, 1952  ~ Sechelt  ensus figures  Indicate  THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  FOR SALE  4 Room   House   for   sale   in   the  Orchard, Sechelt.  $2500 Terms..  Chuck  Blanchard.   Phone 54W.  'tfn.  Owing to having other interests  in Albertai, which compel us to move.  We offer for saF.e the following  properties.  5 Boomed  Bungalow.   4?  Roomed.  Cottage. 1 Cabin, lovely garden, fruit  trees, etc. all water front property  "Bryn - Mawr." %  Also furniture and household goods  etc. Pishing rods and gear etc. at  reasonable prices. 1 30 ft. Troller  Boat, "KAY" $450.00. One rowboat  $20.00. One Woodboss Power Chairi-  -saw, almost new. One battery radio,  one mantel radio, 110 volt. One  ladies bicycle, one small gasoline  radiant, one washing machine,  (electric), and many other goods.  Apply C. Williams, 'Bryn Mawr',  Bay Road, Headlands, Gibsons.  tfn.  FOR SALE at Granthams, very nice  two bedroom home, truly magnificent view, no hills to climb. Bargain  at $4500.     Totem Realty   ,  100ft half inch  hose. Two burner  hot plate. Garden tools. Curtains,  etc. Mrs. McClellan, Hopkins Land,  ing. Phone 65  Eight  foot  Clinker Boat. $25  Would   like   to  swap  twelve   foot  ftoat for light ten foot boat. Bert  Dadswell   Gower  Point,  Gibsons.  Ladies bicycle���small size, suitable  for high school girl. Perfect con_  dition, only $20. Mrs Galliford.  Kindergarten. Phone 22 A  For those who like statistics,  here;-are a few of the 1951  census figures for B.C.  Population of our province  in 1951 was 1,165,000, which  was a*42 percent increase over  the 1941 census figure of  818,000.  Vancouver now has a population of 345,000 a's. compared  with 275,000 in 1941, and Victoria has -50,700 as compared  with  44,000  in  1941.  Biggest cities in the province  are: Vancouver, Victoria, New  Westminster with 28,000:  North Vancouver with 15,000:  ITrail with 11,000: Penticton,  10,500: and Kelowna', 8,400.  Biggest districts are: Burn-aby,  -57,700: Surrey, 33,000: Saanich  28,000: Richmond, 19,000:  Coquitlam, 15,600: and North  Vancouver District,  14,100.  Greater Vancouver has passed  the half-million mark with ��� a  total metropolitan population  of 524,000. Population of Gibsons ifc 722 and of the! district,  about 9400. '  Church Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  September  14,  1952  14th   Sujnday  after   Trinity  St. Bartholomew's   Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Even Song  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  1.45 p.m: Evensong  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m. Holy Communion  2.00 p.m.  Evensong  .Alder  wood.   $10.50   per   cord;   Fir  wood  $11.50  per  cord,  delivered.  E. McCartney.  R.R.   1.,  Gibsons,     *  Phone 20 L tfn.  FOR  RENT ~     .  FOR   RENT   warm   two   bedroom  house,    fully   furnished,   close   in'  comfortable home.     Totem Realty.  -������'        ��� ��� - - - I, ui  i    M  4 room fuirnisihed cottage. Light  and water. $25 a month. Apply R.  Telford, Gibsons.  Special Winter Rates. Fully furnish;'  ed, electric range, oil heat. From  Sept. 2. Ridgeway Motels,  Gibsons  36  WORK WANTED       ~~~  Children boarded. Day, Week, or  Month. Mrs. R.M. Smith, 'corner  Sechelt Highway and Pratt Road.  tfn  Spray and Brush Painting; also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. tfn  Dave Gfegerson ��� Licenced Elec_,  trician. Madeira Park, Pender Harbour, 'v vv "���������).. tfn  WATCH REPAIR A All types of  watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable,, fast, efficient. Union General  . Store, Sechelt. * '."??;:      tfn  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00 a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  Wednesday 8 p.m.  Young P^plei's,    Friday, 7:30  Wilson Creek  2   p.m.  Sunday   School  Evangeiisitic   Service  TuiEisday 8 p.m.  Roberts Creek  Service  Monday,  7:30   p.m. V  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9.45 a'.m. Sunday  School  - 11.00 a.m. Public Worship     '  Roberts Creek:  2.00 p.m. Public Worship  Selma Park:  3.30 p.m. Public Worship  ������ ��� ..       Port Mellon:  7.30 Friday Evenings  An invitation is extended to  all who have no other church  home.  St. VINCENT'S MISSIONS  Sfeptember 14,  1952  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9 a.m.  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 111i.m.  September 21, 1952  St. Mary ��� Gibsons��� 9 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt   ?  11 a.m;.  ��:  '        By ARIES  We-are sorry, to hear that  Mr.   and  Mrs.  J.   Derby  and  family   have   left   our   ftunny  shores in favor of Salmon Arm.  We're   going   to   miss   them.  Thpy  were   an   active   family  in    community    affairs,    Mrs.  Derby    being    an    executive  member of the PTA and one-  - time   c^a p tain   of   the   Girl  Guides,  llelen   Dieirby was   at  one time pr e si d en t of the  student's council. George was  a valued member of Pro-Riec;  and   Mr.   Derby's    generosity  with his time and truck is well  known. Wer shall misi?/ them for  all that, but. above all we shall  miss them for their unfailing  good humor and thje/ir_willingness  to  oblige.  We extend our deeped sympathy to Mr. -and Mrs. Frank  August in. the loss of their  infant son who passed away  in Sfy Mary's HospitEJl thiis,  week. - ; -  Glad to be back in. Sieiehelt  . after an? ��� absience of 'almost  a  year in Saskatchewan are Mr."  <&id   Mrs;-  Ross  Laycock  and  daughter, parlep!m\  We extend congratulations,  to Mr. and, Mrs. Harold Nelson  on the?. occasion of -the birth  of  a   baby daughter.  Back in Sechelt.are Mr. and  Mrs. C. Poofteei and eon  "Chuck" and Mr. and Mrs.  Tom-^Parrish and son, David.  Both f amilies spent the summer  visilting friends and relatives  in Saskatchewan and Alberta.  Back also is Bob Lemieux ivbov  spent the s u m m err iri. New  Weutminstei\  Visiting  here  again is  Ted  Walker   oiji loco.   He  likes  it  her,e;  and  perhapsi-will  settle  here; ;At* least we all hope so.  .Mrs. A. Bain has been visit-  Halfmoon'Bay  By Mrs! K RAVEN  Entering ��/chool for the first  time this year are little Joan.  Brooks, Elaine Moffat, Carol  Laird, Gary SiinpsJon, Barry  Mervyn, and Gordie King. We  wish them the beet of luck.  Teaclier, Mrs. Hanney arrived  back from Victoria and summer  school just in time to prepare  'her schedules for school opening. A total cf 13 in grades 1  to 3 arje attending at present.  Au revoir until next year  ;to the L e a,t h ie r d a 1 e s, the.  Leuehtee* the Sid Hoares, the  B.L, Pearce- family, the J.K.  Smith family a'nd tlie nurses'  from thei Vancouver General  Hospital who were staying with  Missi Donna Smith.  Returned  to town  also  are  the  Hartleys,  J.  McWilliams,  and  ?Mrs.  McDepjd.   Mr.   and  Mm  Pearce  are  in town  for  the weekend but are returning  as  they  aip now   permanent  residents.  Mr.   William  Miller -  has 'been  recalled   to  his  job  in?town for a few months. Mrs.;  Miller  is  staying  on  here a��  her    aviary    needs    constant  attention.  Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey and  Sheila returned to town with  the pnerschool rush as Mr.  Godfrey is a school principal  in Vancouver.  We are all glad to hear thai ,  Mrs.. Bird's] badly cut leg Is  almost healed. Young Walter  Nelson didn't stay long at  Dawson Crieek, Evidently .it  rains too much up there!  The Halfmoon Bay VON  meeting has been put forward  from September 9 to September  16 X at ??thei,.;hom\ .of Mrs. P.  Welsh, Redrooffs.  ing ?her sister and brother-in-  law Mr. and Mrs. C. ?Pteterson.  Firs't', mjeiethigr pf  the Fail  seas o n  of the  Sechelt  and  District    Liberal    Association^  was held in the Legion- Hall  with the president, Magistrate  A. Johnston, in the chair. Th��  well-attt'ended meeting named  delegates to' thei forfthcoming  convention  of  the MacKenzie  riding  Liberal Association, to  be held September 20. Those  named were  Dr.  p.   McColl,  Georgie; Kynoch, -Mrs.  George  Colson,    Mrs.    A.A.    French,  William   Allan,   and   Mrs.   A.  Johnston.    Alteraaiteisi    named  were   Harry    Batchelor    and  William Youngson.  CARD OF THANKS  -  ��� r             ���   ; ���  We wish to extend sincere thanks  to our" many friends and relatives.  Dr. McColl, the WA and-Legion  Branch 140, Sechelt, for the beautiful floral ^offerings in the. recent  passing of my dear.wife.  C.W. Prince and, family. ���  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  >,���������        Halfmoon Bay  The Best in Lumber  $150,000 has been loaned out by the ROBERTS CREEK CREDIT  UNION since 1941. ~ "'  Sept.   12   ^Gibsons  Board   of  Trade   dinner   meeting,    Mariner  Cafe,   7   pm.   Guest   speaker Mr.  George   Paulin    of   Black   Ball  Ferries Ltd.  Sept. 13 ��� Roberts Creek Hall- _  Teen Town Dance.  Nov. 18 ��� Gibsons United Church  WA sale of work^  Each week we will feature a real  good buy���it will pay you to check  these as they appear.   .;...?  ......  THIS WEEK'S FEATURE BUY ...  GOWER POINT on waterfront,  attractive modern home with 250  feet waterfront, two cottages, tw��  acres land. Grand panoramic view.  Bargain at $8900.  ��� the ���  '..'������.'. ���   .*���'���������  Totem   Realty  ���^-��� Phone Gibsons 44  loggeiry  -��� Sechelt, B.C.��� '  SMART FALL DRESSES  Wools, corduroys, velvets, novelty taffeta  15%..'.���.Off Men's Sports Jackets  Z and Youth's Corduroy Slacks  CHILDREN'S AND LADIES' RUBBERS        "  Sucre Lumber Co. Ltd.  Saw Mill and Planer  North-Road, Gibsons,        Phone 82  LUMBER EXCHANGED FOR LOGS  Bring- us your own-logs and exchange them for lumber  available immediately. You can thus use your own log's  to build or enlarge your .house, barn, etc.  For 1000 feet of logs-scale,     500 feet of rough lumber  Further details from the SUCRE LUMBER Co. Ltd y  i i  Phone 82 and 68 S  u��  UNION SPECIALS  Produce  Fresh Fruit and Vegetables  -  Crisp-stalk Celery  lib  12^  Red ripe. Tomatoes  lib  15  V   Canning Peaches  -   case  1.99  No. 1 Table Potatoes   ,  ^     101b  .   57  Fresh Pineapples  each  1.25  Meat            ,   -  >*  \  Mmced'Steak  llb  ep*  Boneless Rolled Pot Roast  9                                                                                                                                                                                 >           <  lib  04^  Hardware  50 ft; roll Garden Hose only   $6.50  Get your free plastic apron with Crisco Box Tops.  Particulars at your  UNION RED AND WHITE STORE  Union General Store .  . ������        ���    ���  Phone Sechelt 18 fdpkios Store        legion Service  inder New Owners   For Mrs. Prince  irs. M  iddress  Thursday Ssefptember 11, 1952.   The Coast News  jB?opjkins Landing s-tore,  which has beiem closed for the  pajsjt ���thr.ee months, will ret  open September 22," with Mr.  and Mi^ Joej. Chippendale  behind the counfejrs. The store  is being completely remodelled  with self-service counters. As  businens} incifjases they '11 be  stocking some drugs, hardware  and noptions���-in fact anything  thait' the residents around  Hopkins will require.  Mr. and Mrsi. Chfppendale  halve come up from Vancouver  whje(re Joe was a salesman to  take over the Hopkins Landing  store. But they aren't entirely.,  newcomers to the area. Mrs.  Chippendaiei's pa rente, Mr. and  Mrs, Attfield, have been living  m Hopkins for the past five  yejars since they retired. They  uf.{p>d to vacation up here a  long time before that..  . Son. 6 avi d. is attending  Gibsons Elementary Sehool in  the sixth gra'de.  Local Notes  Mr. and Mrs. Wjlson Mc-  Duffee and family, of Vancouver, "are spending a few days  vacationing at G r a nth am s  Landing.  We bid  adieu  to  Bud  and  Diane   Laird   who   have   left  Granthams ?Landing to live in  Vancouver where Bud is now'",  working.      '  There, is >now a ~Sunday  School in Granthams Landing  with Mr. Goodwin as superintendent. The sessions are inter  denominational and open to all  children who do not go to any '  other Sunday School or who  find the" walk to Gibsons too  distant for them.  ?i ?Mr>:k     Alice     Steinbrunnjed.  fp^erv^ld-time resi^ent^vnow?^  ]ivicg in Squamish, is visitinjj**  her son^ and   danghter-in-Jaw  Mr. and* Mrs. H. Steinbrunner,  Funeral services for Margaret  Prince, wife of Charles Prince  of Selma Park, was held in  St'..'Hilda's Angjtfjcan Church  with Rev. Mr. Harbord officiating. A native of Livieirpool,  Mrs. Prince was an active  member of the Sechelt Liberal  Association, and standard  bearer in the W.A., Canadian  ���jLegSph. Sifye was; gjiven full  Legion burial with the office  read by Mrs". Alice Batchelor,  past president of the- W.A.,  and the traditional poppy was  placed oir the caskett by each  member. Pallbearers were Capt.  A. Johnson, Branch president,  GeorgfcL Batehejlor, H.. Kydd,  J. Burgess, R. Mitchell and W,  Perkins. Floral tributes were  many.-  The deceased is survived by  her husband, a. daughter in  Vancouver, two sisters and one  brother.  Always ready to help, Mrs.  Prince will be missed by all  who knew her, and. knew her  bright,  cheery smile.  Father of Gibsons  Woman Dies In East  Allan Ramsay of Winnipeg,  father of Mrs. John Coleridge  of Gibsons, passed away Tuesday in hospital in Winnipeg.  Thpi owner of a trucking line,  he had'been sick for some time.  Mr. and Mrs.. Coleridge left  the Peninsula about two weeks  ago to visit Mrs. Coleridge's  ailing father,; Mr. Coleridge  returned to Gibsons yesterday,  his father-inriaw passing away  while, he was enroute home.  Mrs. Coieiridge js remaining  an Winnipeg* until after th|?  funeral.  TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY  VPAftT?EI> to rent, with option^  to buy if possible, a large house  in Gibsons. Apply Box 11, the  Coast News. '       39  ^ MATCHED SET���14 loveSy glasses with o np^ exclusive Western  pattern thot eonriet be purchased anywhere. Acomplete matched ��et  in 4 lises of 6 glasses each. FREE��� with the purchase of a ��-  Ceine ie teeey entf let us skew ye�� the v  ���aVenfeges end ecenemies yeu eea enjey ��� ;  -With e Celemen ��4I space fceeter. "���-  QU&* i&r a Limited Time Only  drkers naraware  "The Place, of the PTA in  the Rural Community" will  be the subjee�� disicui-jsed hy  Mrs. C.W. Mellish at the first  meetmg of the season of the  PTA at Robems Creek, Mrs.  Me,llish, who is.' chairman, of  the educational finance committee of B.C. Parent-Teacher  Federation, will come up from  Vancouver for the meeting  which will' be held in the  Roberts Creek s c h o o 1 on  Tuesday.  As th'e Gibsons group will  be mating on Monday, the  Gibsjons executive is hoping  she will be prevailed upon to  come a day early and speak to  their group as well. At press  time no definite arrangement  had been made for her to be  in Gibsons. The Roberts Creek  mieeting will hear Mrs. Mellish  on  Tuesday.  Winter Clothing Arriving Daily  SELLA SHOPP  Sechelt, ��. C  ���j  My Bank'  is  Canada's  First Bank  JERVIS EXPRESS  SUSPENDS SERVICE  Marine Express Line's sturdy  little passenger ship, "Jervis  Express", made her last run  out of Sechelt on Labor Day.  Sechelt agent, Harry Sawyer,  reports the ship was well patronized by Saehelters and that  the company inifcends to run  an improved a e r v i c, e into  Sechelt next year.  Bank: ojf Montreal  WORKING WITH CANADIANS  IN  EVERY WALK OF LIFE SINCE  1817  Gibsons Branch: THOMAS LARSON, Manager.  Sechelt (Sub-agency); Open Tuesday and Thursday  Port Mellon (Sub-agency) ������ Open Friday  invest in your  Sechelt, B.C.  '������'���.. f  The Union Steamships Company has donated a, five acre block of land in  v * '  Sechelt for a Park Site.  TO OBTAIN A DEED TO THIS PROPERTY WE MUST CLEAR IT  Your Parks Board Committee of the Sechelt Board of Trade has passed on  the following proposal:  1. Volunteer labor will be asked  to clear the park site  2. Shares in blocks of $10 per share  ^ill be issued  (These shares toriLU accumulate as a future investment in a proposed  Community Centre)  * .x  On Sunday September 14 at 9. 30 a. m.  we will hold our second work party  (Sechelt United School Grounds)  We urge you all to attend  bringing axes, power saws etc.  This is your park���for your benefit and for your, children's benefit  turn out  L  This advertisement sponsored by the Sechelt Board of Trade  Bfc^ The Coast News Thursday September 11, 1952.  ^  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  HALFMOON  BAY  Lumber  Cut  to  Your Specifications  ��� Phone Halfmoon Bay 7-Z ���  Gibsons PTA  Re-opening meeting  September 15, at 8 p.m.  in Elementary School  every member is requested to bring along  a new member.  Winners of this weeks  4 Theatre Tickets  WilliamvMiller R.R.I Halfmoon Bay  Miss Morris, Peacehaven, Gibsons.  THE COAST NEWS  Always a good show  Cvlr  ..'���.....      ':.. ,'.���   >.:.. '��� ,���    V? ���    ������?*  Iiibsons Theatre it Sechelt Theatre  '���.���:: ��� . ... ..-.:.:.���  5ea$rcittvs Crown Royal  Seagram's V.O.  -.-       >  �����  Seagram's; "83"  �� ... ,--������'  Seagram's King's Plate  dgrdm's  *'���':��� a;  the  Th?s adyerfssement is not published or displayed by  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  J  Wilson Greek Fami!  Tours tlie Wes  OWING TO THE FILM STRIKE WE ARE UNABLE  TO BOOK PICTURES AHEAD. HOWEVER, WE  EXPECT TO HAVE A GOOD SHOW  AT BOTH THEATRES.  To our Patrons  Starting Sept 15,   7 & 9 each night  Gibsons Theatre open Mon. Wed. Fri.  Sechelt Theatre open Tue, Thurs. Sat.  Mrs. Marjorie Macdonald and  family of Wilson Creek returned home- early this month  after an eight-week trip which  took them to California.  Mrs. Macdonaild, a widow,  feEt she wanted a change from  ithe humdrum existanee of.  .every day ���life. So, making a  sleeping bag for herself and  smaller ones for the four children, she, loaded the car, piled-  the kiddiies in, and set out on  a tourist-camping trip.  They visited "throughout  Washington, Oregon, Northern  California,-and the interior of  B.p. before returning home.  During their' trip they visited  Yellowstone park and many  other points of interest, sleeping, mosl nights, out under  the stars. ,  Port Mellon  Briefs  By Mrs. Swan  Our congratulations to Don  Dunham who came first in the  Gibsons Salmon Derby and to  Tommy Bentham who took  third prize. "  Afjtetr several  persionjii  had  reported seeing a bear around  heme*  Roy   Dick   went  out  to  get it last Sunday and brought  it in. It \veighed 180 pounds.  There were a lot of visitors  up  for   the   Labor   Day   celebration. Mr. and Mrs. O.Jensen,  formie/r  Mejlonites,  were  visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lien; Mrs.  Davis and Sharon visiting the  Arrowsmiths;    Mr.    TJrquhart.  ��� viijiired his son and daughter-  in-law   Jane   and   Bob.    The  -Wftlkfos. had  'ate  their   guests  Mr?   and  Mrs.   Thomson   and  daughters Bonnie and Beverly.  Mr.    and-   Mrs.    N.    Marlieau  welcomed   Mr.   and   Mrs.    C.  . Marleau.  Mrs. Oldenburg arrived home  the end of last month with the  new baby. Mrs? Oldenburg sr.,  who has been looking after the  other    children    while    their  mother was away, has returned-"  home to Ocean ?Falls'.  'The/re will bei a 'shortage of  baby-sitters in Port Mellon as  14 high school students had to  leave to go to school. Twelve  went to  Gibsons  and  two  to  Vancouver. The dozen who are  now boarding in Gibsons will  be watching  the) progress   of  the road with- interest.  Mr. and Mrs. Wilf Gray have  ���gone on a holiday. Mr. Cliff  Gray of Gibsons has' taken over  thia store.  by H.I. L.-  Thfe Peninsula} Choraliers  have resumed practice for their  Fall and Winter season, so be  on the/ look-out: for announcer  ments of forthcoming concerts.  They are a non-profit group.  Everyone of them likes singing  and they're always ready to  help a! good- causet  ^MrsrC. Wheeler has had as  her^guest Mrs. Alee Munro who  is president of District Council  of the W.A. Canadian Legion,  Provincial Command.  Mr. A.C. Lee. of Vancouver  has been ehjoying^a few day?  with his brother and family,  Mr. and Mrs. JJE. Jj&ei  WENDY YATES WINS  SECHELT CHURCH RAFFLE  Thei da^a.W; for the tialking  doll was held in Tasella Shop  1 ast Wednesday September 3,  and the lucky ticket was drawn  by Miss Marguerite- Doucett.  The winner wa's Mis�� Wendy  Yates, daughter of the manager  of Sechelt Bowling Alleys. The  Altai- Society of Holy. Family  Church extends thanks to all -  who bought tickejtis for this  raffle which was sponsored by  the Ladies of the Altar Society.  Bobo Paul To Fight  In San Francisco  Benny "Bobo" Paul, who  won the North American  Indian championship last  month, hasi heft Seattle to fight  Frankie John in a six-round  bout in San Francisco according to word received this _week '  from Johnny Hatton, Paul's  -trainer,  Nearly 2,000 new  television  stations' may be licensed soon  in  the  United  States  because ,  television scientists and engineers, Ijed by a/ team from the  Radio Corporation of America,  found  that  an   estimated   70  channels in the upper regions  of the air waves could be used  for  Ultra-High-Frequency  telecasts'.  Wm.  McFADDEN  Optometrist  %BSONS^^^^^  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 ?  ��S  For those  RAINY DAYS:  Sturdy, Fallrweight  Oxfords for boys  and girls     '^  Our fall stock of rubbers  now in     ^  See the wood-soled shoes  for men  Cheap and Husky  '���.. Gibsons, B.C. ���  Formerly Anderson's  Stroshein  FEEDS  SEEDS  Fertili  izers  Wilson   Creek  Phone 83-C  Gibsons Briefs  '"-. Gibson s"Ratepayers last  Thursday jeive.hing were iera-  phatically of the opinion-that  the village must' not supply  watea- to areas outside the  village until the commissioners  are sure there is enough water  for internal use.  "We are willing to see other  areas supplied,'' a spokesman  said,  "but  not   until  we   are  sure, of; our own supply. At the  present time no one has much  ideia   how   much   water   we'll  have /oh  tap   until   the   new  water-system is installed".  .?....   A fanewel,!   galthejring   was  held at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. Frank Wyngaert for Mr.  :and M-rs. Christiansen who ar,��  leaving for Edmonton.  About  thirty  mtembers   of  the  Pete^  costal    Tabernacle,    'including  th��  meeting  of the  Young  Peopb's   group  which, moved  ,en   masse,  enjoyed   the  social  time, thfi luncheon, and wished  the Christiansens godsspeed as  fthjejy  prepensed them   w5th   a  scripture pi aque.  // 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 ar�� 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  DROP IN AT  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd.  ��� Telephone Gibsons 53 ��� Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  - For Reference _  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS     *  :;��� '���''���.   Agents for    ;^*.~y. ���':-������  RCA Victor Records v  Columbia Records  Frigidaire Ranges and  .Refrigerators  Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  F.O< Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  KINDERGARTEN  BLASTING  Rocks��� Blasting ��� Roadbuilding  v       JACK CAMPBELL  BLASTING  5308 Pr. Edward Ave., Vancouver  v   ��� FRaser 3831 ���  Fully "Licensed.  All  Experienced  ���:; " Men.  BEER BOTTLES' ���  Will  call  and  buy for >ash,   beet  bottles, scrap metal, etc.  Calls  made   at  intervals   from  Hopkins to Irvine's Landing  R. H?? STROSHEIN  Wilson Creek.  STRATFORD  KINDERGARTEN  "��� ���**.  STRATFORD   CAMPSITE  Roberts Creek   .  Residential and  Day Pupils  Opens September 15th  Hi Galliford ��� R.R. 1, Gibsons'  Phone 22 A  GIBSONS  KINDERGARTEN  Reopening  Sept.  8, 1952  Information ��� Miss W.M. New  or   Coast   News~~  Telephone from  Sept. 1.    ..--  Gibsons 64S4  'CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  --������ Phones ���  Gthsous 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  ���'�����  ���__ . .  Home and Industrial Wiring  ���^Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC'  Phone 45  Appliances ���  Fixtures ��� Radios  Member^ Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  Washing Machines  FLORIST  Flowers for all occasions.  We are agents for large ��  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.; '  JACK MAYNE  ��� Phone Sechelt 24 -or write  P.O. Box 28.  GIFT STORE  Headquarters  for  Wool,  Lotions ��� Cards ���Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B. C.  SECHELT CARTAGE  M.  HEMSTREET  Sawdust ��� Wood ��� Coal  - We haul anything, anywhere,  ,��� anytime  Phone Sechelt 97H       Sechelt, B.C.  HARDWARE ~~~  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B. C.  .   Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ���J��� 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  OX JOHN COLERIDGE     ,  ���  Gibsons ���������������.���  Office 37 Res. 116 W  OIL BURNERS  C & SOIL BURNERS  SALES arid' SERVICE  W.  Swain     ? <? D. Currie  Ranges,   Furnaces,   Chimneys  ���VV  \  .Cleaned?;-::-  used ranges for sale .:;  AUTHORIZED KEMAC  DEALERS  ��� Sechelt 74 ���        ~  PLUMBING  Plumbing  and Electrical  Supplies _._ Fixtures '  '.'. Xf Service  SEiDHELT BUILDING  SUPPLIES  RADIO  Sechelt: Radio & Electrical  Appliance Service;      -  Radio and Refrigeration Repairs  W. G. FORTT  Telephone Sechelt .25 J  REAL ESTATE and  INSURANCE4":    .      -;    .  JOHN COLERIDGE  AGENCIES  Gibsons   and   District's   Only  Full  Time Real Estate and Insurance  Office Since 1948.  Phone Gibsons 37  SECOND HAND STORE  liisiness Its New  liis Summe  *v Business- has been better  this summer than last summer,  according to most merchants on  the Peninsula.  - One grocery store in Sechelt  reported that sales during June  and July were up over those  of last June and July, despite  . the  IWA strike.  A storekeeper in Gibsons  reported that 'his saljeo havei  increased year by year over  the past seven years.  "Summer business was much  better, in spite of the strike/'  he said. "If we hadn't had a  strike wet'd have done very  wall."  " One automotive dealer stated  that hie- sold over twenty cars,  new  and  usted,   during  July,  'even though the logging camps  were closed.  Newcomers in the business  jcirclesi in both S e, c h e, 11 and  Gibsons have found business  bejtter than they had anticipated during their first few  months in business'.  General concensus of opinions  among thpi merchants on the  Peninsula seems to be that w<��  are .entering an era of prosperity for the district.  ���-.. Despiite the| fact ��� thje�� ferry  has had a tendency to bring  the Vancouver shopping centrf  within two .hours of Gibsons,  more residents appear to be  buying at home���where their  money will go further. They  are finding that some goods  arte actually more; reasonable  here than in Vancouver stores.  Progrest?iiv)ei businessmen arp  finding that their increased  advertising in the local newspaper is boosting their businesses and volume sales are bringing a greater variety of goods  to the stores. XrZ ;  Thursday .September 11, 1952.    The Coa--ft Neiws  gs  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books      ' -  WE BUY ��� TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA^ SECOND  HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  TYPEWRITERS  Typewriter Sales and Service  Remington Rand Agent  48-hour service  Colin Wingrave      Granth.79L  By GYPSY TOWERS  All ��ererie on thei waterfront  this week. Daring to sneak a  quiet weiek end is '."Miss Mary  f)ykes iafler "Pa ! and Ma's  deluge of visitors? throughout  thiei summer. Lending a hand  to get in the winter fuel.  The J.D. Smith's rolling up  ' thei rugs for the Scottish  ..dancers?' Mr: ,and Mrs. Petej  Nicholson and Mr. and Mrs.  William Bow talcing a motor  trip up the valley as far as  Chilliwack and back over the"  Lougheed Highway.  The, Wilson Johnson's sporting? a new fence and additions  to the former Faye Winslow  cottage. The new mixmaster at  the: James Beaton's being well  tested whipping up .all kinds  of delecfables for tneir dinner  guests' teas and bridge/jpartiesv  The Harry Chaster .& off on  holiday. to tour the Island  having caught thjedr' .quota of  local springs but not "quite  making thie. jprize;. Congratulations to - Bill Swallow for'  bringing home the' baeon!  ;Mrsv Bill D'awson still far  from we?lL but'���??'" recovering  slowly. 'Tis a dash of white  on the Jules Mainil's new home  on the Pratt Road. The. Syd  Porteous'. preparing to desert  Gower for the bright lights of  Vancouver for theiiwinter.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thorn  and the Rev. and Mrs. Oswald  in to ������aRfcemd thefunleral of  Mrs. Hiarroway, long time  .friend of both families from  White Rock~ who pa'saed away t  suddenly in North Vancouver.;  Mr? and Mrs. James Sinclair.  Sr., paying a return visit whilf*  son Jimmy and his family  occupy their town"?hpnie \vhil*  looking for a spot to live: ���  End of Season  Picnic Held  Gibsons, Pentecostal Sunday  School got. down to regular  sessions again with increased  attendance after having rounded out' the vacation season with  a picnic at Elphinstone Park  on Labor Day. About 75 members of the Sunday Sehool and  leongrejgation attended the  picnic, including sieveral carloads from Wilson Creek.  Softball, Volley ball, games  arid ra-ces filled the warm  afternoon and in the early  evening the group movied into  !thet litjtle church a.t Roberts  Creek for a worship service.  FOR THE VERY  FINEST-  HARDWARE  CHINA and DRYGOODS  GROCERIES ��� DRUGS  FISHING" SUPPLIES  HOME ESSENTIALS  MURDOCH'S  MARINE SUPPLY  Pender Harbour, B.C.  �����  ATTENTION  *Call us now for chimney cleaning, oil burner servicing  and cleaning before winter. We also repair furnaces and  stoves. ANYWHERE ON THE PENINSULA  Used ranges and drums, for sale; stands made to order.  Dealers for Kemac Oil Burner  C. & 5. OIL BURNER SALES & SERVICE  ��� "'   ' Sechelt 74  1  Winter Hours  now in effect at the  RIDGEWAY  10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. ��� including Sundays  (except Mondays when our hours are  10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)  Drop in for  Southern Fried Chicken  Deep Fried Oysters  Fish and Chips  More heat  in  Less time  at  ower  Cost  ?\  LEPICK HEATERS  SALVAGE  WASTE HEAT .  For use on the stove-pipe of Oil, Wood, or Gas Stoves  Check these features s  * Saves 20 per cent to 40 per cent on your fuel bill  ���* Gives instant heat when fire is started  * Helps eliminate hazardous flue fires  '* Promotes flow of live, warm air that's  better for your health \  * Doubles the capacity of your space-heater  without exljra fuel  .  * Gives more heat with less fuel  Exclusive agents for the Peninsula  Sunset Hardware  J. Wood  J.  Clements  Phone 32 ��� Gibsons, B.C. 8  The. Coast News Thursday Sis5ptember 11, 1952.  Kinsmen governor    Gravel Crusher To  Instate Officers      Oo Highway Work  Landon DeLong of Chilliwack, deputy governor of  Kinsmefn of B.C. was here  last wje��ek to instal the new  executive of the Gibsons Kinsmen club. He remarked, prior  to the installation ceremony,-  .that' he was going to worjj  towards having more Kinsmen  clubs come to visit the Gibsons  group.  "You have an unsurpassed  ferry trip over herei; the meals  served here are tops; and the  local Kin are most hospitable",  h,e said.  Thonie installed were Mike  :Landre,V, a�� president,; Jack  Marshall as vice-president;  George Miller as secretary;  Harry Mylroie, treasurer; Don  Hauka, registrar. Harry Smith,  Laurie Speck and Geo'rge  Hunter w^ere installed as directors, George Hill being absent.  Past - president George  Hunter presented a past-president's pin to Immediate Past  President Tom Larson.  Reporting on the playground,  Laurie Speck said that the  swings had been installed and  the erection of a picnic table  was pertly completed. He suggested for next year, the planting of the playground to clover,  .the; er<?��tion of a merry-gor-  round, further installation of  tables, and the building of  rest rooms.  President Mike Landrey  named the following to serve  on comm.itteefc: John Wood  and Harry Smith to the finance  committee to assist Harry  Mylroie>; Tom Larson, Latirie  Speck and Jack Marshall to  entertainment; Reg Godfrey  to be sergeant at arms; and  John Wood to head the membership committee. '  Lawrence Lewis was a visitor  from Galgary.  WAKEFIELD  VISITORS TO  Mr. and Mrs. Stan Walker  Wakefiie,ld Inn had as their  guests over the weekend, Mr.  and Mrs. Gordon Gordison of  CaHgary and Mr. and Mrs..  Jack Slater of A r ca d j. a  California. '   ���  According to Tony Gargrave,  MLA-elect, a gravel crushes  will be brought to the Peninsula this falh It will be necessary to put a-cover of several  inched of gravel over the;  Gibsons-Agamemnon highway  before black-topping can be  can be laid.  "Batt" Maclntyre, former  MLA for the riding, had told  the Coast News last April  that a gravel crusher would be  stationed here this year.  Some progress has been made  in preparing the road for gravelling. Two bridges and a bad  curve have been taken out in  one part of the Roberts Creek  area, and another bridge was  recently eliminated. Work is  now being done on thei bridge,  over Mission Creek at Wilson  Creek.  According to Tony, the  "million dollar highway" had  been promised by thei government?, but no'datet was set for  its completion.  "It may  be  completed in  I960",  Tony   remarked  in  a  letter to the/ Coast News. No  money had been se'it' aside for  the work, he said.  \An executive member of the  MacKenzie   Riding  Liberal  Association, however, has told  the.Coast News that the former  Coalition    Govieiramelntt    had  definitely    pledged    itself    to  complete the road as soon as  the  ferry  wharves  are   ready  for the. Jervis Inlet ferry.  PINTAIL BAGS 'EM  IN ONE HOUR  Pintail, Daily P r o v i n c e,  fishing and hunting expert,  started out from the Gibsons  wharf yesterday morning about  nine o'clock to go to his favorite fishing spot, just this side  of Gower Point. He was back  in Gibsons by 11:15 in order  to catch thei 11:30 ferrjr,-to  Vancouver;" During that time  he caught a nice string of fish.  Canada ranks first in world,  production of nickel, asbestos  ���and the platinum metals;  second : in aluminum (from  imported ore), zinc, and gold;  -and third in silver production.  (Continued from page 1),  to explain tha^ the -Ratepayers  had been against the purchase  of the truck, but"once it had  been purchased, he said, they  objected to its sale at a loss.  (The council had nioved to  sell the truck to Eric Inglis  for $2800.)  Thi/s, in turn, brought sip  the question of the bi-weekly  financial sate'ments which were  handed out to the commissioners at each meeting.  "W;ej would likfc' to know  where the money is going, and  who is getting it." Mr. Hodgson  told the commissioners. *'Fprv  instancy" hei continued, "if  we knew what the^-truck was  costing us to operate it, we  could better judge the action  of the commission in offering  it for sale." He, askied that a  * copy of the bi" weekly financial  statement be published in the  Coast News.  When Mr. BoUcher asked if  he/ meant, that/the commission  should pay to have it published,  he said that the Coast 'News  should publish it as a service  to- its. readers.  '' All this was mixed in with  the question of garbage col-'  ^(e|;ion; who would pay. 1'or  the collection; the poor state  of-the roads; w��ter and pipe-  linies; and the poor job being  done of enforcing the parking  bylaw.  To' which thfei commissioners  asked,*" intermittently, where  the money was to come from.x  The commission then got  back on the track of business,  heard the report of committees, thp reading of a bylaw  amendment, and discussed  delinquent business taxes.  When the; commissioners  moved adjournment, : Rate*  payjejns and Commissjioneje  amicablyv said their goodbyes, .  and the commissioners thanked  the rateg^yers for. coming to  their meetmg.   -(        v  B.C. CREDTT UNIONS have loaned put! $38,000,00�� since t&eir  beginning about 12 years ago. %  i.  v  41 DODGE  37 CHEVROLET  35 PONTIAC  38 HtrpSON  36 WTLLYS  fecials  coach      $405.00  ������ 5*1  coupe  coupe,  coupe  sedan  350.00  195.00  195.00  195.00  And many more cars on our Sales Lot  ALL CARS LICENSED  ���/���:  v-. -^  iDsons v.ar oaies  Ross Roth Phone Gibsons 102 W  S  Effective September 29, 1952  3 Round Trips Daily to Vancouver  Leave Sechelt  6:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  2:45 p.m.  * 5:45 p.m.  Leave Gibsons  6:50 a.m.  9:50 a.m.  .3:50 p.m.  * 6:50 p.m.  * Tuesday, Friday, Sunday, only  Leave Vancouver  7:30 a,m.  1:30 pan.  4:3�� pun.  Arrive Sechelt  10:30 a.m.  .4:30 pjn.  7:30 p.m.  \  Leave   Garden  Bay   3:30 p.m. Tuesday,  Friday,   Sunday* .only.  I  PRE5CRIP T I  Q N  fifSECHELf  Phone 29  SPECIA LI  5 T 5  GIBSONS  Phone 52  It's Tonic Time  MOTHER: Remember NOW is the time to start all the family on a balanced  vitamin tonic. Don't wait until-winter ills set in.  For the Baby and Young Fry  ">,  s  Nee-ChemicaK Food  $i.55  S3.35  $5.90  Infante!  SI.00  eo oo  fl��Q25  Malt and Cod Liver Oil  *  21b jar  SI.50  Puretest Cod Liver Oil  '  $1.15  $1.85  I  Nee-Chemical Food No. 2 (pours easily)      $9  15  s  Under njnV management  Fully experienced cooking staff  to cater to your individual fancy  FULL FOUNTAIN SERVICE  Drop in while shopping  or after the show!  o    >  For Mom and Bad  Maltlevol $2.����  Wampele's Extract Cod Liver (Tasteless) <g]_ 25  Nee-Chemical Food Capsules $1.65     $2.95 $660  Halibut Liver Oil Capsules (lOOs) $1 90  Plenamins          " SI.85   aild 8575  REMEMBER: every time you buy tie large size you savte at least 20 percent

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