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 Provincial Li  Victoria, 3.  Phone your news or  c orders to  Seventh Year of Publication     Thursday April 16, 1S53      Vol. 7 _ 15        Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  locas ueiegates  I Atte  \ liberal Oonventson  x      Mrs. Mainil, Secretary of the  Gibsons     Liberal   . Association,  ���r with. Jules Mainil'and Andrew  i, McPhail   attended   the   Liberal  i  Convention   in   Vancouver   last  week.  They had a very successful  convention, with 87% of all  possible delegates in attendance.  The agenda was a very full one,  but the delegates felt that much  jwas accomplished, and were  satisfied with  the results.   "  The resignation as party leader  of Mr. Byron 'Boss' Johnson was  I formally accepted by -the mem-  ! bers. Mr. Johnson spoke of the  municipal government; in slum  fact' that of all the promises  made by his government, the  only one left unfulfilled was that  of the highway to Squamish. He  joutlined what those promises  had been, including the Social  Services improvement, the Low  Rental" Housing Agreement, the  Fraser Valley Flood Control  measures, and the Highway program, stating that these had all  been implimented by his Government, and were now being  put into effect as a natural result  of the work that had been done.  '������'.���        N ���..  Mr: Perry pxes en ted Mr;  Arthur Lainjg as: i^didate for  the; position o^Parti^eader. The  npminatioin was accept^  tion, with muchireal enthusiasm.  The Minister of Fisheries, the  Hon. James Sinclair} spoke in  support of Mr. Lairig, and the  ^various Federal Members expressed* themselves as being in  ��� complete agreement with the  Liberals of B.C., and that they  would give fullest co-operation.  All the Liberal Organizations  are in agreement With the proposed platform as presented at  the convention.  Briefly, the Proposed Platform  ���is as follows:  Finance: Reduced Taxation,  Reduced passenger car Licenses,  Removal of Sales Tax on meals  of one dollar or less.  Public Works: Continued Expansion of main highway and  paving program, and a specific  annual appropriation for construction and improvement of  secondary roads. Trans-Canada  Highway New Crossing of South  Fraser, Highway across Lulu  Island, new .Marpole Bridge.  P.G.E. Railway to be completed  from Prince George to the B.C.  Peace River districts, and to en-  . sure adequate connection with  Vancouver as speedily as possible.  . ���..-.'..���  Education: To preserve, and  expand the curriculum. Consolidation of teacher-training facilities under a College of Education.. To seek additional Federal  Grants for the University; To  provide definite grants ��based  upon a per capita unit of enrolled pupils 'and employed  teachers. To relieve municipalities and rural areas by assumption of eighty percent of education costs.  To complete the University  building program, including a  faculty of Dentistry. To exempt  from land taxation all nonprofit schools in the Province.  Health and Welfare: Continuance of Hospital Insurance,  with Universal payment of Premiums, and no co-insurance.  Government payment of premiums for those of low incomes,  or I  Iresses ifip's  Social Credit League  New U.N.'CIue,  The Social Credit League of  Gibsons held a meeting in the  school hall on Monday, April 13.  About eighty interested persons  gathered to hear the guest speaker, Professor Day, give his views  on the Social Credit Party.  Profesor Day said now has  come the parting of the ways in  political life, the two old line  parties have shown there is no  basic difference between them.  . The real political division in  Canada today is (A) Free enterprise   (B> State socialism.  In view of the change in public  thinking, especially after the last  world war, it should be clear to  all  reasonable   thinking  people  ��� that the solid: support^ of free  enterprize in this province is to  be found in;'the Government of  Social Credit under the leadership   of   Premier   Bennett,   as  ��� against a; socialistic opposition  headed by Mr. A. Webster.  The speaker gave detailed  evidence as to the failure of the  two old line parties to stand by  any principles of free enterprise,  referring specifically to mar-  gene; milk; liquors; of various  kind; as illustrative of their  falling;away from their alleged  prihciples.w  He .cited;-: the ��� ��� actual performance ^oii^he^ Social Credit Gov-^  ornmen||;c|f Alberta^ which from  had won the cionfiderice^of that  province to such ah extent that  after .four successive victories  at the polls, it now holds tlie  largest majority, an overwhelming one at that, in the legislature.  The voters of Gibsons Landing  realizing these facts will do well  to support a Government which  already is winning the confidence of the people.  Building, program for mental  hospitals, prisons, correctional  'institutions, treatment facilities .  for alcoholics and drug addicts.  Nursing and home care for  chronic and convalescent cases,  dental care program, and rehabilitation program for the physically  handicapped.  Co-operation with federal and  municipal governments in slum  clearance, low rental homes, and  accomodation for the aged.  Labor: Reconstruction of the  Labor Relations! Board as a full  time body, amendment of the  Workman's Compensation Act,*  Revision of the IC&A Act, institution of a forty-hour week.  Liquor Act to be redrafted.  Forestry: Appointment of a  Royal Commission. To turn over  for development Garibaldi Park  to the Federal Government.  Civil Service: Arbitration  Rights, Equal Pay for Equal  Work, Employment of men and  women over forty-five years.  Further Power Development,  and supply to outlying areas.  Encouragement of mining.  An extensive agricultural support program. Encouragement of  the development of the Tourist  industry. Promote Economic understanding and knowledge as  a  means  to  development.  Research facilities to promote  good employee-employer relations  A number of resolutions were  passed. One resolution would extend the Franchise to include all  persons over eighteen years of  age, and to extend the Federal  vote to all Indians.  DAG HAMMARSKJ0LD       <  Chosen as the second Secretary-  ;General of the Uriited: Nations is  :Dag Hammarskjold, Minister of  State of Sweden. , He succeeds  IJrygve Lie, who is Norwegian.  Soft Ball League  Elects New OfffI  The Mid-Peninsula Softball  League held its first meeting of  the year Saturday April 11th in  the Legion Hall Sechelt. Attended by over a hundred interested  members the kneeting elected  the following . officers: Dave  Wilson, president; Wally Mali-  koff, vice-president; Don Caldwell, secretary-treasurer. Ken  Whitaker and Billy Moses, non-  playing directors.  Teams wishing to Renter  the  League must; send; a -representative to an ex^utiye^ifeeting; to  ^b>;.:he]L4;^c^^ ;  check the plac^ ^  call Dave Wilson at Sechelt 59W  or Don Caldwell,. Sechelt21C.)  It is expected that softball  play will start about May 1st.  The meeting voted unanimously  to turn out Sunday April 12 to  work on the Wilson Creek Park  Site.  Funeral Rites  For Wilfred Klein  Fun eralr, services for Wilfred  Klein, eldest son of Fred Klein  of Kleindalg, were held in the  Madeira Park Hall, Rev. Canon  Greene officiating.  .  < Wilfred, whose accidental  death occurred on March 27th,  his wife's birthday, is survived  by his wife Betty, his daughter  Elaine of four years, and his son  'Buddy' of two years; his Father,  Fred Klein, and one brother.  Wilfred Klein, a Sergeant of  the Seaforth Highlanders, had  served in Italy-in the last war  with the Canadian-American  Special Forces. At the time of  his death, he was thirty-one  years of age.  Honorary Pall-Bearers from  the Canadian Legion Post 112  were F. Clayton, W. Wray, L.  Wray, R. Lee, D. Cameron, and  R. Cowie.  Pall-bearers were N. Klein,  B. Klein, J. Cameron, F. Four-  nier, Mr. Cochrane, and T.  Krumpit.  Every car in the Pender area  was employed to carry the  mourning relatives and friends  to the service. There were over  ninety floral tributes sent for  the funeral. Burial took place in  the Seaview Cemetery at Gibsons.  Wilfred and his wife Betty are  both members of old-time Pender Harbour families. Wilfred  will- be sadly missed by all. The  sympathy and understanding of  neighbours and friends go out  to the bereaved famfily.  The problem of School-Bus drivers was aired at the recent  School Board Meeting in Gibsons. Up to the present, the only recourse of the Driver, when a student misbehaves in such a manner  as to endanger the bus, the driver, the other students or all of these,  has been to stop the bus and put that offending student off.  -. ������: In a recent incident, one girl  was put off the bus for behaviour judged to be injurious in  the manner described. The girl's  parent^ objected, claiming that  harm might come to his daughter  on the remainder of the way  home.  A motion was passed that a  letter be written to Mr. Cecil  Lawrence to the effect that in  the future, the bus be stopped  vntil such an offender should  hohavx?, and in- the ^vc-nt of  furcher trounle sr.oula refuse to  tin J y that student The Board is  i.c be notified of such trouble.  The continuance of the School  Dental Program is still in abeyance. Statutory Holidays declared are May 18th, Queen  Elizabeth's Birthday, and June  2nd, Coronation Day.  On June 1st, there will be &  general assembly of students to  commemorate and emphasize the  significance of the Coronation  of a British reigning monarch.  The pupils will each receive a  memento of this great occasion.  SCHOOL FOR GAMBIER  As the result of the last Money  By-Law, a* sum of $7500 was sefe '  aside for a one-room School _��ii  Gambier  Island.  Two  sites; j&m  S:v: school 'are**uti&ef"''^s^ssioh,,:"���',;  St. Mary's Hospital  On behalf of the Administrative Committee for St. Mary's  Hospital, Col. E.S. Johnston  advises that the services of a  surgeon have been obtained.  Dr. R.H. McNaughton, M.D.C.  M. is a graduate of McGill University, has served -as resident  surgeon at St. Paul's Hospital,  and is presently engaged as  Resident Surgeon at Vancouver  General Hospital. He has been  in practice with an eminent surgeon in Vancouver City. He  specializes in Obstetrics and  Gynecology.  ,  Dr. McNaughton's services  have been secured for a few  weeks, pending the mutual satisfaction of bq��h himself and the  Hospital Board.  While he may find it necessery  to return to Vancouver General  Hospital to complete his contract  with that institution, that will  only-be for a short period.  Dr. McNaughton is a married  ,man with one child,  whom he  �� expects'to move to Pender ��� when*?  all arrangements have been completed. He will arrive in Pender '  Harbour on Thursday, April 16.  The Chairman has also secured  the services of a male orderly  and a Nurses Aid..  The member for the Provincial  Government on the Administrative Board for St. Mary's hospital is a Vancouver business  man, a Mr. Swan. He has been in  direct contact with the Hon. Mr.  Martin, Minister of Health.  During a recent "interview with  Mr. Martin, Mr. Swan was favorably received, and was promised  sympathetic consideration in all  undertakings of the Board.  Mr. Martin wishes to be advised  of the welfare and progress of  St. Mary's at all times.  Frank Calder, MLA  Visits Peninsula  Tony Gargrave MLA spent the  day in Gibsons Tuesday on constituency business. Accompanying Tony was Frank Calder  MLA, Canada's first and only  native Jndian Legislator.  Mr. Calder and Tony Gargrave  had attended the CCF Convention in Vancouver along with  "delegates from Mackenzie to  hammer out a new CCF programme over the weekend. They  proceeded to Sechelt were Mr.  Carder acquainted our MLA  with the special problems of the  reservation.  Natives in B.C. now have full  voting rights, and Mr. Calder  who was elected from his constituency of Atlin on the first  count in the Province last year,  told the News that the pressing  problem of his people was  equality of opportunity ^ with  other Qanadians. "This can best  be acheived through'education"  he said.  After    the    Sechelt    meeting  Tony  Gargrave  will  visit  Half  Moon Bay.  ' A delegation composed! bt Mr..  New, Mr. Morrison and Mr.:  Fahrni were present at the meeting to discuss the merits of the-  proposed sites.  Mr.  New,  of Coastal Towing  Company  .reported   that   there  were now seven pupils on the  Island, end that there would be  more^ His company will lease to  the Board a site  for a  school,  would   provide   labor   for   construction of the School, and later  would provide water and light  for    same.    They    would    also"  arrange for the School Teacher  to be boarded.  The Road on the Island goes  to Andy's Bay past New Brighton from West Bay, approximately, seven miles. Transportation  will have to be found for some  pupils, but not at cuch expense  or difficulty as the present transportation to Gibsons. At West  Bay, a free school site has been  offered.  There will be a meeting at  Gambier on Sunday, April 19thr  to view and decide upon a fitting:  site. Two members of the Shool  Bbard will be present and will  report back to the Board.  At tb,ei Elphinsto'ne Junior-  Senior High School Gibsons, the  Students Council have been  given permission to paint the  school emblem, a black cougar's  head, in the center ring of the  Gymnasium floor. "**  Arrangements were made in  connection with tlie B.C. Musical  Festival to have one choir from.  Bowen and two from the Gibsons  Elementary School in attend,  ance.  Report was received of a very  successful dinner meeting at  Selma Park when the Teaching  Staff and the Shool Board met  to further personal relations and  to discuss  mutual problems.  Since the teaching st'r.ff has  grown so greatly, thirty-eight  teachers in pll. and are so widely  scattered, becoming .personally  acquainted has presented a problem to both Board and Staff. ZZ 325��^> ~- ���^7:���:^?!r?���^VT. ��� Ft":~-~Z^rr~.~~ .  The Coast News      Thursday April  16,  1953  s>  (Established  1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL    NUTTER,    Publisher  DO  VVORTMAN,  Editor  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second  class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.   -.  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 45W  Bos 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  C^^CtLLi  'onais  Thorns on Roses  Being very enthusiastic residents of this section of the Sunshine  Coast, we found ourselves driving on a tour of admiration around  one of the very pleasant residential areas in Gibsons, recently.  The homes are being well cared for, grounds are being carfully  cultivated and landscaped, boulevards are being raked and tended,  by residents with an admirable sense of civic and personal pride.  We grant the road isn't very good, it's not paved or eyen well  drained, let alone being well graded. There are large piles of stumps  and other debris -still unburned, but it is expected that the authorities will see these things and act accordingly,one day soon;  The area generally, in spite of this drawback, is one to delight  ��, prospective home-owner. It's a truly pleasant section of the  Village. v  We could not but be aware, however, of the fact that some  home-owners in this same residential area whose yards were neat,  whose buildings were nicely cared for, had carefully festooned the  edges of the roadway with oil barrels, coils of cable, parts of  machinery and other large and unhandsome impedimenta. It is  granted that using the edges of the roadway for storage of these  unsightly but necessary pieces of equipment renders the resident's  ���own homesight more attractive, but the practice is anything but  beneficial to the property of the neighboring homes.  It so happens that in this particular area, there, area group of  offenders all at the same corner. It is altogether possible that they  have been in the past accustomed to having a 'back-forty' or a  willow encircled slough in which all this material was stored. Since  .amoving to the village, they have, perhaps, not' become used to the  i.'��ct that the neighbors, too, appreciate the scenery and the prospect  .generally as. they go towards their homes.  ��        Could our" small voice, crying in the wilderness, perhaps, per*  isuade these thoughtless ones to a slight improvement?  Readers Right  GIBSONS  LIBRARY  SERVICE  Editor, The Coast News',  Sir: ���  In answer to a number of inquiries concerning probable date  of opening of library service in  Gibsons, may I say that on Jan.  15th this year we received advice that the Minister of Education had approved a government  grant of two hundred and fifty  dollars, subject to the Village  Commission granting a similar  amount, the government grant  to be used to purchase childrens'  books. The government in addition, to supply a travelling  library, oh loan, of 150 books  for adults, and also to continue  loaning books direct to individuals, that were not available in  .local library.  As   the   Village   Commission  could not see fit to permit part  of its grant to be used for equipment, as is the procedure in"all  other districts, we have had to  open up negotiations again with  the Public Library Commission,  Victoria, and present to them  the latest proposal of the village,  that both the government. and  the village pay part of the equipment and small operating cost  of the library.  The amount involved is not  large, and it seems a pity that  there should be further delay in  this matter of providing library  services. -  We hope to be in a position to  announce at ���an early date,  whether there will-be a library  in Gibsons or not.  A/Secretary ,Gibsons  Robt. Macnicol,  Library Association.  More than 36,000 cars and  trucks were built for export to  all parts of the world by General  Motors at Oshawa an 1952.  1. 100% Edge Grain. 2. 100% Clear.     *  No Sap-wood, Burnt Wood or Powder-Worm Holes.  3. 100% Straight Grain,  No Sweeps or Warps in the Black.  4. 100% trimmed to straight edges.  These Blanks are cut 25 inches long by 2V4 inches  thick, and from 5 to 24 inches wide. A thousand Blanks is,  scaled as a tight pile, 10 ft. S inches long by 26 blanks^  high.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION  Contact our office, phone Sechelt 20J or personally  see George Miller at the Mill (East of Wilson Creek) between 8:00 a. m. and 5:00 p. m.  v    REMEMBERS   HOSPITAL*  Editor, _The Coast'News,  Sir: ���"  We have just read in your  paper, (coming to us through two  sets of friends) that St. Mary's  Hospital may have to close due  to lack of funds and patronage  and that a drive was instituted  to raise funds to keep the hospital open.  As active residents of Selma  Park and, Sechelt about eleven  years ago we always had a great  sense of gratitude and appreciation for St. Mary's Hospital. On  several occasions we had cause  to use its facilities and have  never forgotten the pleasant help  and courtesies offered by the  staff .and Canon Green.  We realize that times have  changed, that access to Vancouver is much faster and easier,  but surely the hospital will still  have a service to offer to that  Coast Line.       '  Enclosed is a small donation  for the Hospital, the. result of  your editorial (attached) and a  memory of the help, kindnesses  and value given to us in times  past. Possibly others will feel  the-same, so that St. Mary's will  not have to close its doors.  With personal regards to old  friends in the district and best  wishes for your paper.  Irene and Harry Hearns.  (And Shari, who had her tonsils removed at Pender Harbour)  "EAT   LIKE   A   (MILLIONAIRE  ON   A   HAMBURGER   BUDGET"  National Food Plan Ltd.  Phone   TAtlow  2541 .  Gibsons 78, or Sechelt 61R  Black Top Soil  Deliver Anywhere  SECHELT  BUILDING  SUPPLIES  SB_a_a_iBM-'��aMM^arew-��^^^  ime  !  I  prin!  PAINT UP TI  Get Your Paint At Home At Regular  Department Store PH1CES  ����_B_SBS_EBS  ��� Phone 'Sechelt 60  ��� ���    ~ A N A O *       ^*UMtimi%  E ATO N 'OJfcPER mWm^iiH BRITISH COLUMBIA  Castlegar - Chillawack - Gourtenay - Granbrook - Duncan - Kamloops i  Kelowna - Kimberley - Langfey Prairie - Mission - '.Nanaimo ������ Nelson  New Westminster - Penticton - Port Albernj - Prince George - Prince Rupert  Bevelstoke - Rossland ��� Trail - Vancouver - Vernon ��� Victoria - Westview  r i  rovincia  Those already on the voters list will receive Post Card  notification that they are registered  "Announcement is made elsewhere in this issue regard-  ins dates and location........ ,  HOUSE TO  BE  HOUSE CANVASS IS TO  Watch your paper for an announcement by  Registrar of Voters in your district.  GOVERNMENT OF THE  PROVINCE OF El  BS-l 2S2_a_S5  53_6��S  _&S5*g~g_V":'_C^t5ttWjjuiis  S��^iS^^SSS^^SiS&liSS3SSSlS&^3SmsSSSSSSi:3!C  ~S?FSp-ST'?*rn  mm-rr'-f-' KT-^'te&l  support  St. Mary's  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appoiiitmeiu  Why go to Vancouver for  Ontical Service?  /GOATS;'MILK    ���  G. CHARMfiN  *."    ���'���'   59; It of/  ,:  Peninsula Dairy  . 7-V2:'���������-  MURDOCHS  Marine  Supply  arid  General   Store  MODERNIZED For, YOUR  CONVENIENCE  Shop Here  For All  HOME. MARINE AND  FISHING    SUPPLIES  ^PhoricK.116    .  PENDER   HARBOUR  Annouhciiii  p.  THE NEW  "Rocket" k-1  Power Saw  For 1953  This Saw Runs In  Any Position  With 26 inch Bar & Chain  CHUCK'  Motors & We  III!  Sechelt, Phone 54W  Mmmmmmamm  .  luros Talks  In Taxation  Trans-Canada  Thursday April 16,  1953      The Coast News  NORM GRIFFIN  'WX Farm Service Director, Norm Griffin,  is heard daily in his early morning feature  FARM FARE. As a service to farmers  everywhere he brings you latest market  reports, data on farming and interviews  with leading agriculturists.  /  Dial 980 Monday through  Saturday at 6:05 a.m.  >*^  i����iaSiiP:  Following the regular business  meeting of the Rate Payers Association, Robert Burns, Clerk of  the Village of Gibsons Landing,  gave a very interesting talk on  Taxation Methods.  Mr. Burns introduced his topic  by,commenting that though Tax-  -ation was a rather dry subject,  it was becoming an incre^ingly  large one, in our economic-life,  and was therefore a very interesting one.  He gave briefly examples to  show how Taxation has increased in the past year. Mac-  Millan and Bloedel, in their  published statement, stated that  while wages and salaries took  15% of the company's gross income in 1952, taxation took thei  staggering sunroof 18%.  Mr. Burns quoted from a  recent article in 'Saturday Night'  which showed that the Automotive Manufacturing Industry  had paid in 1952 six and one  half million dollars more than  their total payment for salaries  and wages.  Taxes are large and important,  and show every sign of growing.  How did all this start? For  centuries, tithes and taxes had  been levied upon primary producers and upon workers for the  support of their rulers, chiefs,  and nobility for their own agran-  dizement and for the support of  their establishments, as well as  for waging war upon their neighbors. This custom- has simply  grown and become systematized.  During very recent years there  has been a. trend towards using  some part of the .money, raised  by taxes for the direct benefit  of those that pay, them.  By what authority, are taxes  levied?  In Canada, through the British  i     North..America Act,, all, powers  - -^fog ��.t&;ptibl��;JweM^igfeally  vested in the Dominion Government. ���      '  By means  of -further acts  of  Parliament, the Federal government delegated' certain tax collecting rights and responsibilities  to the Provinces. These in turn,  by  Provincial  Legislation,   subject to the B.N.A. Act, delegated'  certain of /their powers to smaller units, the cities,  towns and  other municipal areas, improvement   districts   and   school   districts. Locally, we are interested  in   Village    taxation.   All   our.  powers are defined by the Village Municipalities Taxation Act.  Under this  act,  we have the.  power to levy taxes on Land and  Improvements,    and   to   collect  Trades License Fees.  Water rate, power rates and  light costs are not considered to  be taxes, but are direct payments  for services rendered-  What are the steps  taken  to  arrive :at the amount of taxes?  The first step is Assessment of  Property    Values.   The   Assessment Act, along with the Taxation .Act,   states   that   land   and  improvements    be    assessed    at  actual  values.   "This . should  be  the  sum  which   a  willing   purchaser would  pay  to  a willing  seller". In practice,  assessments  run  from   40   to   50%   of  their  actual   value.   Assessments   are  confirmed by the Court of Re-^  vision.   Then   the   Tax   Rate   is  Levied.  These are on  100%   of  land values and  are limited  to  75% of improvement values. In  Gibsons, taxes are levied on 50%  of improvement values.  By the Tax Act limitations,  the mill rate for- general purposes may'not be more than 20  mills.  The Board of Commissioners  then decide how much monev  is reauired to meet the expected  demands of the year, hour much  can be raised, and set the mill  ratQ accordingly.  This, then, is as brief an explanation of Village Taxes as  can well be given.  way to  ort  by Old Timer  It will take kindxy Nature  years to.cover up this great gash,  this gargantuan government gil-  poke. A monument to the folly  of Road Engineers gone berserk.  I ask you citizens of the district  to go and see this colossus of  stupidity and ignorance.  On your way,, note the awful  grade of 22 % at Granthams and  the blind corner at Dougherty  Creek bridge, both bad traffic  hazards.  From then on the ��� road is ai  fair sample of what would havo  been ample for all the needs of  Port Mellon.  But no, we come to vast clearings, enormous cut���banks,  sweeping vistas of lovely curves,  a bridge, with no end; culverts  too short, and a delightful  miasma of unfinished ��� impracti-  bility, all just to get a school bus  from Port Mellon to Gibsons.  Even if Port Mellon had been  a vast metropolis with.no smelV  and some connections with  Alaska on the other side, we  could not have wasted more.  Citizens, awake! You may  never see the-like of this foUy  in your lifetime, so by all means.,  go and see where your money  literally floated down the drain.  For   Best   Results  Use The Coast News Classified  "EAT    LIKE    A JMIIXIONAIRE  ON   A    HAMBURGER   BUDGET'��  National Food P8ami Ltd.  Phone   TAtlow   2541  Gibsons  78,  or  Sechelt 61R     >.  "OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM"  AND STOCKED IT AT THE B OF M  ..   . ��� ���     *  Everyone knows the song about Old MacDonald and how it  goes on and on about the animals he kept on his famous farm,  ducks going- "quack-quack." pigs going "oink~oink,,? and so on.  By the time the song is finished, old MacDonald is well set up  with livestock.  This .particular Mr. MacDonald may never have been a  customer of the Bank'of.Montreal. But thousands of other  farmers regularly use its services, just as old MacDonald  might have done, to help bui]d their farms with first-class  livestock. '  DO-YOU NEED  LIVESTOCK?  If you would like to increase your profits in this way but  lack ifche ready cash right now, maybe a B of M Farm Loan is  the answer. The cost is so small that the minimum profit you  are likely to get on the new stock will considerably outweigh  the low interest charges. And repayment can be arranged in  instalments to match your peak-income periods.  Next time you are in town, drop in and .discuss the matter  in confidence with Tom Larson, manager of the Gibsons and  Sechelt' B of M. You can count on him to, help in every possible  T*ray. Borrowing ;from"the B of M is good business���a sound,  inexpensive way of building up your herd. Advt.  Voters! Registration Cards  ���Will Be Available In  ROBERTS CREEK, B.C.  at BLOTT'S STORE  Daily From April 16th, to April 25th.  From  .....  2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  And Saturdays 6:0flL to 9:00 p.m.  .    Deputy Registrar.  r      i G-A. Jervis,  ���%:������ p *>  -'-,-' "--JftS  On July 23, 1904, Sir Henry Joly de Lotbiniere opened the Frcscr  River Bridge���the first bridge to span'the mouth of the Fraser  and provide a direct rail and road link to the  United States.  C��H��- UlTtllfcO.   _||��    ��.,  e* tot uiuuh ��ov����i.wi��t  In 1904, William Braid founded B.C.'s first  distiller)'', and established the standard of quality  that distinguishes B.C. Double Distilled Rye.  ���^���Discover for yourself why B.C. Double Distilled  is preferred by British Columbians for its superb  flavour ... its light body and mellow smoothness.  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA DISTILLERY CO. LTD.  NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. ���*&**&  ^1  The Distinguished Products of British Columbia's First Distillery  B.C. DOUBLE DISTILLED    ���    B.C.  EXPORT    ���    B.C. RESERVE   ���   B.C. SPECIAL   ���   B.C. STERLING  LONDON  DRY GIN  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control Board  m or by the Government of British Columbia. The Coast News       Thursday April 16,  1953  Waterfront Lots  Sechelt ��� Porpoise Bay ��� Egmont and other parts of  Sechelt Met, Resort properties ��� reasonably priced.  (Houses in Sechelt close to school.)  APPL��  .taker  REAL   ESTATE  INSURANCE     .  PHONE  SECHELT 63  The Coast News  CLAJTIPIED  FOR SALE  1 GILCHRIST JACK $39.00.  Peninsula Second Hand Store,  Gibsons, B.C.  Good Wood and Sawdust, old growth  Fir and Millwood, dry Fir Sawdust.  iPhone Gibsons 84W ���- or see Joe  lUiishtpn, Roberts Creek^ Phone  \ -Boperts Creek 24V2. tfn  FOR SALE ���- 1 Jersey Cow. 1  Heifer due to freshen. July 1st.  Heifer 11 months old. Mrs. Ed  -*������  -15  J-SarL:-_ Cannery^ Rd.  5 Acres, Black Loam Soil, No  Stones, v Spring,   lots   of  cedar  poles, no buildings, on good road  \  ��lectric light $1200, terms, Chas.  _i��. Smith, Gibsons, B.C.  i ������������������. ��� .'   .-'               r-.  Hoberts CregR/^res^ 5-^r0^irm,  cleared, iten&1i/��XMli^nf!':#afer'  *upply, nice house, garage,  chicken, houses, fruit trees. Best  "buy on Peninsula. Sacrifice. Full  price $lo,25.6o cash ��� Better  S��5rry, this won't last. Totem  Bealty, Gibsons, B.C..  Owner; leaving Gibsons has for  disposal miscellaeous articles at  bargain prices. Dining room furniture, Astral refrigerator, Sewing    machine,     small    electric  washing machine, kitchen table,  fire  basket,   garden seat,  deck  . chairs, cabinet makers tools and  '   many   other   useful   household  articles.    Mrs.    Leech,    Sechelt  highway   just  above   the  telephone office.  Furnished suite for rent in Gibsons, across from Co-op store.  Apply Mrs. S. Milligan.  -?v 15  Rough  and  Planed Lumber.  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay-  Year old sow and 3 (21/- year old)  pigs   for  sale.   K.   Christianen,  Heid Road, Gibsons.  1950 motor cycle, Sun, $110.00  cash. E Olson, Chaster Road,  Cribsons. , 17  Ford V 8 Marine engine, Simplex  conversion, complete with clutch  $350 cash. O Sladey, Pender Harbour, phone 6S. ���   ' 15  Auto Cycle. Cheap for cash.  Gordon Potts, West Sechelt.  15  35 acre oyster lease for sale. Lots  of oysters. O Sladey, Pender  Siarbour, Phone 6S. 15  FOR RENT  Comfortable 2 bedroom home,  iurnished, modern. 20 minutes  "toy bus from Gibsons. Private  _8each. Box 2, Coast News.      16  WANTED  To Rent ��.t end of August by  middle aged couple, four room  modem cottage including bathroom, partly furnished within  precincts of Gibsons. P.O.Box 74.  WORK WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. :    tfn  Dave Gregerson -- Licenced ISleo.  trician. Madeux^^^^^  tour^Phone Ufl���-.����� tfn  WATCH REPAIR -~ All types of  watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient. Union General  Store, Sechelt. .-..-" V tfn :  Lost, Rhinestone and Ruby Piri  at dance Saturday April 4th, in  the School Hail, Gibsons. Phone  Betty Durgee, Sechelt  71 J.  LOST ���������'-.'���,:;'; ���-.  Lost Diamond from ladies ring,  at wharf on Sunday. Phone 68J.  Reward;  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Lease Land  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver and situate in Pender  Harbour, in the Province of  British Columbia.  Take notice that William Benjamin Hamilton, of Half Moon  Bay, British Columbia, logger,  and Nettie Janet Hamilton, wife  of William Benjamin Hamilton,  of Half Moon Bay, British Columbia, intends to apply for a  lease of the following described  lands:-���  Commencing at a post planted  at 75 ft. south 75 degrees west  from the south-east corner of  Lot 10 and the end of the Government Road Allowance between blocks 12 and 10 of  District Lot 1023, Group 1, New  Westminster District, Plan 7238,  thence 500 feet south, 75 degrees  west; thence 175 feet south, 15  degrees east; thence 125 feet  north, 62 degrees east; thence  along the shoreline to the point  of commencement, and containing two acres, more or less, for  the purpose of booming logs.  George W. Harper,  Agent for  William Benjamin Hamilton  and Nettie Janet Hamilton.  Dated February 28th, 1953.  For   Best  Results  Use The Coast News Classified  "EAT    LIKE   A   [MILLIONAIRE  ON   A    HAMBURGER   BUDGET"  Phone   TAtlow   2541  Gibsons 78, or  Sechelt 61R  Support  t. Mary's  Posters  Letterheads  Business Cards  Atmouncements  Bills and Invoices  I  ^:y,  The Coast News  handle your  printing requirements.  IHECT  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  'For Reference  ACCOUlTFINa SERVICE  1  dorch Services]^  ANGLICAN CHURCH  April   19,   1953  ;   Second Sunday after Easter  St. Bartholomew *s Church  li^O^^m. Sunday School   ^  3:30 p..m. Evensong  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  1.45 p.m. Evensong  1.45 p.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's Church  /K Roberts, Creek   ���'  11.00 a.m. Holy Communion  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9;45|at.m. Sunday School  lL0(|fa:in. Public  Worship  v tf Roberts Preek:  2:oqrp.rru Public Worship  Selma Park:  3.30 p.m. Public Worship  Port Mellon:  7.30 Friday Evenings  ST.   JOHN'S   CHURCH  Davis Bay  11:00 a.m.       ; Gospel Service  12:00 a.m. Sunday School  Legion  Hall Sechelt  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  3:00 p.m. Gospel service  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9.M> a.m. Sunday School  lliGt) a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  ^Wednesday 8 p.m.  Young People's,    Friday, 7:30  ?    Wilson Creek  2  p.m.  Sunday   School  Evangelistic   Service  Sunday 7:30 p.m.  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Young People's;  Friday, 7:30 p.m,  ��� *  ���/<������;-' Eoberts Creek  Service Monday,  7:30  p.m.  St. VINCENT'S MISSIONS  April   19,   1953  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 11 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9 a.m.  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 9 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  11 a.m.  '/."   PS5NINSULA ."'  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  . .'.  Expertly Attended  INCOME TAX A SPECIALTY  Docfcside   Service .to   Fishermen.  G.O.   FAHRNI  Gambier Harbour  ������   - -       ' ... _i ���   - ��� i -hi -���  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor  Records  Columbia Records  Frigidaire  Ranges and  Refrigerators  Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING  BLASTING  ; ROCK; H A^^PANpSTlJMPSi-etc;::  Also  Road Work  Fully Licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK CAMPBELL  5308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser 3831  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing --Grading -"Excavating/  Bjr4 & D-6   BuUdozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone   GIBSONS    86  WATCH REPAIRS  GUARANTEED  WATCH    REPAIRS  * Fast  Efficient  Service  REASONABLE   PRICES  Apply  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsiins  100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  .., .  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  45  Appliances  ���   Fixtures ���  Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  "PRATT and LAMBERT PAINTS"  FLORIST .-"���  aW~ww-fc-*-~��*-*��-i'~--<-��>i ��� -    ii '���-"���-������-���iW��-w--*aM_��i-��-��wi-<-Mti  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.  For the Finest  FUNERAL   FLpWERS  v ,-.' v%cau'-^:" ;;.  W. Grahain,. Gibsons, 60-  FOOD PLAN  NATIONAL FOOD PLAN Ltd.  For  Information,   Contact  ROSS  HORTON  1367 Howe St. Vancouver 1  Phone TAtlow 2541  Gibsons 78, or Sechelt 61R  GIFT STORE  ���*.  4  Headquarters for  Wool, }  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B. C.  ��    '.' ' .��� .  '       . ii  Gibsons Kindergarten  ������.���.���... ___ ������__  .Reopened January 5th 1953. Pir��-|  gram suited to children starting*  school next September as well &\i?j  younger children.  Pfione Gibsons *64S4  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  ;..������: Builders' Hardware;  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances -���  'Complete Installation  .;':;-���;...Maintenance Service .;;;  -'���:.':'v DELIVERIES;-'"'  TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS       :  HILLS 1VIACHINE SHOP  .Mobilized Weiding  Welding anywhere -~ Anytime  :.i/.ii 5} ^--ExjpeJ&fiTifcdesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54��� Res, 78  ���I  OIL BURNERS  C & S SALES & SERVldE  New & Used Furniture  *  RANGES ��� HEATERS  Oil  Burner  Installations  and Repairs  Phone 30 S Sechelt  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING*  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES    i  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or ��i  USE THE COAST NEWS \  CLASSIFIED  FOR QUICK SALES  ROOFS .REPAIRED  GIBSONS ROOFING  and  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Asphalt Roofing and Repairs . I  ^3  1  Phone Gibsons 44  SECHELT  CARTAGE  1  i  M.  HEMSTREET  Sawdust ��� Wood ~ Coal  i  We haul anything, anywhere,    |  anytime" ..&  Phone Sechelt 97H*      Sechelt, B.C  -       ������/-v;.:.-- -   >-' I  SECOND HAND STORE  i  vl  . Hardware ��� China  .  Tools -���Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  ."- -WE BUY ��� TRADE ��� SELL  |  P13NINSULA SECOND     |  HAND STORE "J  Phone Gibsons 99 I  TINSMITH. ������-    . h|  LAURIE  SPECK        S\  A SHEET   METAL  : ^.Waattn Air Heating   .  General  Sheet /Metal  Phone 116 Gibsons i    .        ���    - " ���       . - ���  J ..     -      ������'"  Just ask the Experts  3fa5*i___i^��*is5_fin_3^iaai5a_^  .-^���^-ii^i-J-'le.  *-wi>^.-**-^fc-��*r-->M^mi.i<ij;, -.i'���ii*im*Jm*f!$��  %\  Quiz programs, like cross-word puzzles arid detective stories,  are a popular form of entertainment for a-great many people��� especially when the listeners, with their question, can put the experts  on me spot and iet prizes for doing so. That, broadly is what  happens on "Now I Ask You," heard every Monday on the Trans-  Canada network.  Pictured from left to right are quizmaster J.B. McGeachy; the  show's producer, Jim Kent; James Bannermara, writer and critic;  Ralph Allen, magazine editor; and, at the far right, author Morley  CaUaghan. Callaghan and a guest team up to outwit Allen and  Bannerman on each program, and McGeachy fires the questions.  Macintosh-Fletcher  Wed At Gi  Mary Matilda Fletcher, became  the bride of Ronald David Mcintosh at a ceremony solemnized  by tihe Rev; H.tJ. Oswald, at St.  Bartholomew's Church, Gibsons,  on ApHl 3rd. * .   ���  The bride is the daughetr of  1%; and Mrs. Phillip Fletcher,  Gibsons. The Groom, son of Mr.  and Mrs. Herbet Mcintosh, Vancouver:    .    The bride wore a pastel pink*'  suit, small blue-flowered hat,  and her corsage Of white and  blue c a r n a t ions. Bridesmaid,  Sharon Tyson, wore light tur-  qlioiselsuity pastel pink flowerafc,  hat, her corsage was of white  and pink carnations.  The bride's brother, Alfred  Fletcher, was best man. Walter  Emerson and James Tyson were  ushers; ' *'   -  The reception- was held in the  Legion Hall. Mrs. AtLee played  the wedding march as the Bridal  party entered. The young couple  stood under a floral archway to  receive the congratulations arid  good    wishes    of    their    many  friends  and  relatives.  A happy note was that among  the guests were the maternal  grandfather of the groom, Mr.  Gilbertson of Wilson Creek and  the maternal grandparents .of  the bride, Mr. and Mrs., A. Wyn-  gaert of Gibsons. ,  Mr. J.H. Connor as master of  ceremonies, proposed the toast  to the Bride.  Following the reception, the  ne^ly^weds. left for: a: trip( to  Victoria. For going away, the  bride donned a powder blue topcoat over her wedding costume.  The young couple will reside  in Vancouver ;  X-rays  were   discovered  by  Wilhelm   Konrad   Roentgen,   a  .German.physicist^ in 1895.  -'     ��-��� il....       ������ .-n    i .ii.   .yii    i       ,i    i.i.i    ._-.-_--���.       mi-..  ���     ���-��������� ���   ���  ANNOUNCEMENT!  Dr. H.R. Hvlton  V.S., D.V,M.,  Veterinary   Surgeon  Now In Residence At  Granthams  Landing  Phone Granthams 40 __  Tflis advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  Thursday April  16,  1953  The Coast News 5  H.R. McMillaii donated the use  of a "cat" for clearing and grading of the new Wilson Creek  Community Pari. site. Due to a  record turnout of local ball players, on Sunday April 12th the  park is ready for the heavy  machinery this week. Next Sunday April 19th, will see the park  cleared and  graded.  Members of the Park Committee would like to express  their appreciation of help  received frpmJjH.R. McMillan  and from all who have turned  out to, help.  Halfmoon Bay  Choice waterfront lots close in. Good year round anchorage. Also waterfront property with three houses  suitable for development of fishing and summer resort.  ALL   REASONABLY   PRICED.  APPLY  REAL  ESTATE  INSURANCE  PHONE  SECHELT 63  Girl Guide  Cookie Week  April 24th to May 2nd  Short Bread Cookies will be sold by  Girl Guides and Brownies.  Funds so raised will be used for Summer Camp Activities.  Gibson's Girl Guides and Brownies  ���i   ;  Hire's the fastest cutting  ene^man  ever  saw  NEW  Actual Weight 30 lbs.  4-30  Actually outiuts, out performs, most 2-mm saws  ���*-?  THE   4-30   HAS   POWER!  It develops tremendous power.  (McCulloch saws are rated  exclusively by accurate dyna-  meter. You .can tell the  difference when you put this  saw in a log!)  THE 4-30 IS LIGHT!  Weight is only 30 pounds,  complete with blade and chain.  No other saws of more than  three horsepower are this light!  THE 4-30 IS CENTER  BALANCED!  Balance is evenly distributed  on each side of the blade line,  for easy, day-long bucking.  And the balance is right for  felling from either side, and  for carrying.  *���*?<!  SP  .1  mm  THE 4-30 CUTS AT  ALL ANGLES!  The new, filter-protected floatless  carburetor 'gives full power ���  cutting at all angles without  adjustment���upside down, right-  side up, blade down, blade up,  any position the job calls for.  THE 4-30 HAS SPEED!  Equipped with the new exclusive McCulloch Sabertqoth  chain, the 4-30 really does a  job on trees, logs. You'll  have to see it and try it to  appreciate the 4-30's sense ,:onal cutting speed.  THE 4-30 IS LOW PRICED!  In the hands of a fast logger  in a good show, the 4-30 can  often pay for itself in less than  a week.  Six models ���variable, 14", 18", 24", 30" and 36" blades���15" Bow Saw.  For a demonstration of the amazing new McCulloch 4-30 see your local dealer or contact  LEMERY DISTRIBUTORS LIMITED  S20 West 1st Ave.,  Vancouver 10, B.C.  Exclusive Canadian Agents  861 Landsdowne St,  Peterborough, Ont  525 1st Ave.,  Quebec City, Que*  Knowl&s  ���s^&  -HARDWARE-  LTD,  ��(  Your Home-Owned   Hardware1  Phone 33  Gibsons, B.C. WWWyWHW^WS^yV*"'.l^"<'��". J-W!HJg  The Coast News       Thursday April  16,  1953  Halfmoon  Beams  _���_]���aaaan_a_bo�����*�����-���~**  By F. Cormack  Good news! The Jervis Express will be resuming their biweekly service to Half Moon  Bay, starting early in June. Information as. to the exact date  end the schedule will be available next month from their  agent Archie Rutherford at the  Post Office, Half Moon Bay.  Mrs. H.R. Pearce was elected  vice-president at the April meeting of the local VON, held at  the home of Mrs. P. Meuse, Hyda"  way Bay. Final arrangements  were made for the Social Evening at Redrooffs Hall on Friday,  the 17th. Everybody welcome.  Come and enjoy an evening of  \ cards and Bingo. Refreshments  will be served.  We are all sorry to learn of  the illness in St. Mary's Hospital, Garden Bay of a. colorful  figure in the vicinity for many  years, William Franklin. Mr.  Franklin, the 82 year old former  Merry Island Lighthouse Keeper  was taken ill about two weeks  ago and was taken to the hospital by the Coast Mission boat.  We hope he will soon be able to  return to his home on Merry.  Island. v '  Miss Claire Lambe and friends  enjoyed a holiday at the .Welcome Beach summer home of her  sister Mrs. Graham Ladner.  .  Logco, once a busy little logging community between Half  Moon Bay and Redrooffs is now  deserted. Earl and Grace Laugh- .  lin, owners and the Stan Moffatt  family left last week for Van*  couer and will shortly join the .  families which have proceeded  .them to their new location on  Knight Inlet.  Mrs E. Klusendorf and brother  J. Duff of Welcome Beach were  Vancouver visitor^ last* weekend.  R.D:  Brewis   and   H.R.   Pearce  also paid brief visits to Vancouver last week.    .  Mr.- and Mrs. Lewis Simons of  .Burlington,    Washington    were  guests last week of Mrs. Simons'  sister Mrs. P. Meuse of Hydaway  Bay.  Maureen .McWilliams and her  Guest Ray Hillier, both "of Vancouver spent the Easter weekend with -Flaureen's parents, the  'Mac' McWilliams who are holidaying at their summer cottage  at Welcome Beach.  Little Shane Welsh, son of Mr.  and Mrs. D. Welsh of North Van-.  couver   spent   a   happy   Easter  a n-  The newest alley record was  scored in open play last week.  Don Mamlas of Gibsons roled  a beautiful 386. The leagues in  their last week of play still have  a chance to turn onthe heat to  beat the previous highs. Nevi  . Baldassi turned in a healthy 761  for high three in the Sechelt  Sports   Club   last   Friday.  GIBSONS   MIXED  Helen Thorburn 623���252. Ed  Connor 631���247. Dawson's Taxi  2578. Co-op leads the league  with 35 points.  SECHELT   LADIES  Eve Mofccrip 654���249. Ups  and Downs 2302. Guttersnipes  33V_, Diehards 30, Ups and  Downs   26   points.  PENINSULA   COMMERCIAL  Lil Butler 652���237. Bob Cum-  mings 626���267. M & W 2629.  Final standings; M & W 42,  Union Store 39, Rusks 29, Union  Steamships 28, Hava Java .27,  Pen Motors 25, Park Cafe 21,  Sechelt*Motor Transport 12.  SECHELT   SPORTS   CLUB ___  Dorothy. Smith 572, Nevi Baldassi 761���268. Polecats 2867.  Holey Rollers 30, Polecats  and  vacation with his grandparents,  the Paddy Welshs of Redrooffs.  Ken Anderson, son of Mrs.  W. Kolterman of Half Moon Bay  is now driving bus for the B.C.E.  R. in Vancouver. Ken iw.as formerly a very popular driver for\  Wilf Scott Transfer here, v    ���;- ; ���  The1 district was ./relatively  quiet last weekend with most of  the visitors returning home after  the Easter holidays. Those  noticed around were R. Green-  alls and Cf Peiper at their Red-  jroofs properties and the H.P.  Allans, J.D. Godfreys 'and D.  Sharpe   at  Welcome  Beach.  More Good News! On the run  from Sechelt to Pender Harbour,  the Sechelt Transportation Company   has   replaced   the   small  ���buses  with  large  modern  ones.  The graduaLimprovement of the  and efficiency of the bus drivers/  road, combined with the courtesy  makes the trip from Gibsons to  Pender Harbour, a."treat instead  of a treatment.".  _  Deliver    Anywhere  Sechelt Building Supplies  MEATS:   Saturday only  STANDING  RIB ROAST   Choice "A"   ,. lb   63��  INSIDE  ROLL   Choice "A"  lb    72^  OUTSIDE  ROLI/ Choice ��A"  lb   62^  GROCERIES:  HUNT'S  ROYAL   ANNE   CHERRIES  15 oz tins 25^>  KRAFT  DINNERS   2 for  29^  |  HEINZ   CONDENSED  Cream of Tomato Soup   2 tins for 31^  Kiiw CREAM OF,  !\TOMATOi  ,., mJM(inj co***"*I  DRYGOODS:  Bright new prints in  LADIES*   HOME   FROCKS -  gay fresh patterns and colors.  WE ALSO HAVE A new assortment of,yard goods  Dress Lengths in the new Summer Cotton Prints.  Tomcats 27 points.  BALL   AND   CHAIN  Ann Kurluck 525, Dolly Jonas  236,.Don Caldwell 605, Ray De-  long 253. Invincibles 2477- Missing Links and Seagulls 30. Pin-  busters 28.  For Your  Reg. Godfrey,  ��IS agent.  Phone Grantham 56  Application to Increase Water Rates at Sechelt and Vicinity  Notice is hereby given by Sechelt Waterworks Limited that an application;  is being made by it to the Public Utilities Commission of British Columbia for  its consent to the filing under < the provisions of the "Public* Utilities Act" of  amended rates and charges for serviced A summary of the existing and proposed  rates is as follows: .  TYPE  OF  CONSUMER  DOMESTIC CONSUMERS  Proposed Existing (Decrease) or  Rate per    Rate per   increase in  Annum       Annum       Charges  fa)>   For Year Round Residence,    Minimum Rate  Bath and/or shower, each extra *  Flush Toilet, each extra  Outside Tap, each extra  (b)    For  Seasonal   Occupancy,    Minimum  Rate  Bath and/or shower, each extra  Flush Toilet, each extra  Outside Tap, each extra  COMMERCIAL  CONSUMERS  $20.00  7.00  7.00  3.00  15.00  4.00  4.00  3.00  $15.00  10.00  $ 5.00  7.00  7.00  3.00  5.00  4.00  4.00  3.00  S.  10.  1. Minimum Rate > \  (l).r On year round basis  ��� -.'���'�����~?:?(2)    On seasonal basis  2. Bath or shower, each extra  3. Flush Toilet, each extra  4. Outside tap, each extra  - f  5. Urinals, each cx+ra  6. Hairdressers and barber shops. First chair       ^  each additional chair  7. Dentists chair, each . .    *  9.    Coffee shops. Ice Cream Parlours, Restaurants and  Lunch Counters:  Up! to 30 seat capacity  Up to 40 seat capacity  Up to 50 seat, capacity N  Butcher shops    (a)    with  refrigerator "only  (b)    with refrigerator and ice machine ���    v  Hotels, Board?ng Houses, Lodges, Inns, Etc.  (a) Without Dining Room, Soft Drink Counter or Beer  Parlour���foi" each person for whom sleeping accomodation is available:  (1)    On year round basis  {2)    On seasonal basis  (b) With Soft Drink Counter or Beer Parlor only���  for each person for whom sleeping accomodation is  available  (1) On year round basis  (2) On seasonal basis  (r.) With Dining Boom only���for each person for  whom sleeping accomodation is available  (1) On year round basis  (2) On.seasonal basis j       /:. v  (d) With Dining Room and Soft Drink Counter or Beer  Parlor-r-for each person for whom sleeping accomodation is available  (1) On year round basis  (2) On seasonal basis  11. Laundries ^  12. Public Garages and Service Stations  ��a)    Without toilet(s) or car washing facilities  (b)    With toiiet(s)  and/or car washing  facilities  20.00  $15.00  $ 5.00  ,  10.00  (10.00)  7.00  t  7.00  7.00  7.00  3.00  3.00  7.00  7,00  23.00  28.00  7.00  3-  7.00  28.00  28.00  50.00  60.00  72.00  72.00  144.00  50.00  60.00  72;00  72.00  144.00  4.00  3.00  4.00  3.00  5,00  3.00  6.00  4.00  5.00  3.00  6.00  4.00  v  7.00  5,00  140.00  36.00  48.00  13    Schools  (a) Residential, per person residing  (b) Non_residential, per person  NOTE:    "Season" covers the period from April 1st to September 30th.  6,00  2.00  7.00  5.00  140.00  36.00  48.00  6*00  2.00  . Sechelt Waterworks Limited is a subsidiary of Uniori Steamships Limited,  which has been formed for the purpose of taking over and operating the water'  works system at Sechelt and Vicinity."  Except for elimination of a discount which was then proposed the proposed  new rates of Sechelt Waterworks Limited are 'substantially those which were  presented by the parent company at a pxiblic hearing of the Public Utilities Commission held in Sechelt three years ago.  Any person wishing further information in connection with the proposed  rates or reasons for the proposed changes in rates should apply directly to Sechelt  Waterworks Limited at the Union Steamships, Limited offices at Sechelt, B.C. or  Foot of Carrall St., Vancouver 4, B.C.  Objections to the application should he forwarded to the Secretary, Public  Utilities Commission, 620 View Street, Victoria, B.C. to be in his hands on or  before May 4th 1953. . 35raala_-ii_^^s^  ;>iujS--&Ai^-^-tt-^  ����_/ tf___.v,_5is;^5^.  Thursday April 16,  1953      The Coast News  upport  St Mary's  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  10.45 West Pender St.  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� TAtlow  1954  ���  S___3gjS_aB.  tfttffcnat/aimMiiiAmm&ift  Halfmoon Bay*  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  Date Pad  April 17 '������ Pender Harbour,  Social Credit meeting. Speaker,  Prof. Day.  April 17 ��� Gibsons, Ladies  Auxiliary to Cubs, tea CANCELLED. -  April 18 ��� Redroofs, Social  Credit meeting. Speaker^ Prof.  Day. . !  April 18 ��� Gibsons School  Hall, Farmers' Institute Dance.  April 21 ��� Gibsons, at the  home of Mrs. Haley at 2 p.m.,  the regular meeting of the W.I.  April 21 --i Sechelt. Guild of  St. Hilda's in the Legion Hall.  Spring Tea, Home Cooking, Miscellaneous Stall.  - - /"  April 24 ��� Roberts Creek  community hall at 8 p.m., Mt.  Elphinstone Chapter Order of  The Eastern Star presents the.  "Choraliers" in aid of the Cancer  Fund.  & "   '  May 1��� Gibsons United Church  Hall at 10 a.m., Rummage sale  by United Church W.A.  May 2 --- Gibsons at Legion Hall  by St. Mary's Church, turkey  supper and bingo.  May 5 ��� Selma Park Community Centre. Spring tea, sale  of work, home cooking,  June 2 ��� Sechelt Canadian  Legion  Coronation Festival.  August 7 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church. Tea and Sale of  work.  THIS  WEEK'S  SPECIAL ���  VIEW LOT, in Hopkins, a grand  building site, near beach,   only  $625.  IT REALLY DOES' PAY TO LIST  YOUR PROPERTY WITH US.  Ibte'm. Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate  Agents.  uoencs ifeoeive  Contest Awards  On Thursday afternoon, April  2nd, the students and staff of  the Junior-Senior High School-  at Gibsons gathered in the gymnasium for the ceremonies of the  presentations of several awards  won by students in various. contests and competitions throug-  out the season. ,     ��  The Principal, Mr. Trueman,  .made the presentation of two  Book Awards for second and  third winners of the Anthony J.  Gargrave Essay Contest. These  went to Gil McKay and Art  Thomson.  Mr. Les Peterson made awartls  for the following: Shoulder  Flashes, Suitable for wear on  school sweaters or jackets, to  winner of the chess tournament;  Douglas Livingstone; Checkers,  Allan Nutio; Badminton: Singles'  Sr. Girls, Pat Peterson; Boys, v  John Marsh; Doubles,Jr. Boys,.  Allan Solnick and Grant Hazel-  wood. Doubles Mixed: Jrs.,  Norma Turner and Grant Hazel-  wood; Srs., Mary-Jean Kennedy  and John Marsh.  A beautifully executed little  figure of a- Black Panther was  won by John Marsh, the most ���  valuable player -in badminton.  This will, remain in the schopl  trophy case, and behind it will  hang a scroll, bearing on it the  names of successive winners of.  this little figure. (It was made  incidentally by Jaqueline Johnson.)  Awards were presented to the  winners of the Coast News Essay  contests by the Editor. .Mrs  Wortman, who, with Mrs. NutteT��  had attended the presentation  ceremony. Winners of the Senior,  ��� awards were Jeff Newman and  Edith Jack, and those of the Intermediate award were Shirley  Samuelson and Pat Peterson.,_,  These were in the form of  cheques.  Birthday Party  At Gower Point  A double surprise birthday  panty was held at Vic: Metcalfe's  home on April 6th.TThe Milestones were passed ' by Mrs.  Harry Thorn and Vic Metcalfe.  It was a nappy occasion, with  friends and neighbors around  to toast many happy times together.  The Harry, Thorns, Tom Dicks,  Wally Evans, Vic Metcalfes,  John~ Coleridges, Mrs. Mowatt,  and three little girls made up  the party.    ,  Music and singing made up  the evening's entertainment.  Supper, centering about a birthday cake for Johnnie' and 'Vic',  was a gay complement to the  evening.  Let the EUREKA Roto-Matic Swivel Top CLEANER  Save You Work and Money!  Save from 20 to 30% by purchasing "EUREKA."  Down Payments as low as  fVSonthly Payments as Bow as  TOTAL PRICE $99.95  ardware  YOUR   PROGRESSIVE   HARDWARE   MERCHANT  Phone 32 Gibsons  ien s uarrodsis  Are Super!} Blooms  This week at Mr. F. C. Allen's  home, he had on display some  very outstanding daffodils,  grown by Mrs. Len Allen at their  "Lawnwood" place. These superb flowers were the largest  and most fragrant of 'daffs'. The  perianth, a clear yellow, measured five inches across, and the  deep golden yellow trumpet was  a full twp and a half inches long  and two and one quarter inches  across. This grew on a sturdy,  long stem.  As yet, the daffodil is not  named by the supplier of the  bulb.  In addition, Mr, Allen had  samples of the lovely "Selma  Lagerof" Narcissus, whose pure  white perianth measured a full  four and one-half inches, with  a shallow deep-orange cup two  and one half inches across.  Excellent specimens of the  Robin Hood Daffodil were in  perfect development as well.  Mr. Allen's pride in his flowers, and in those of Mrs. Len  Allen, is amply justified, it is  felt.  ss  m  m  m  t��  3Sft  H  It  1  11  $����  P  I  i  *8&  i  I  ��� - Seagram's Crown Royal  Scactrams V.O.  Seagrams "83'!  ���   Seagram's Kings Plate  Seagram's Special Old  For   Best  Results  Use The Coast News Classified  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  The Provincial Voters List is now being revised  If you ore hot registered you will not be able  to vote at the next Provincial Election.  Registration on the Dominion or Municipal  voters lists does not mean that your name is on  the Provincial Voters List.  The responsibility is YOURS . ���. to see that  you are properly registered*  Registration Centres will be opened, between April 16 and 27 inclusive, at the following  locations:  Location Hours  Gibsons, B.C.   Drew's Store   1:00 p.m.  to  9:00  p.m.  Roberts Creek   Blott's Store    ,    1:00 p.m.  to 9:00  p.m.  Gambier Island   A & N Veteran's Memorial Hall i:00  p.m.  to 9:00  p.m.  Sechelt,   Sechelt Inn ... ;. 1:0o p.m.  to 9:00  p.m.  Slalf Mo6n Bay   Redroofs Hal! ���_  1:00  p.m.  to  9:00  p.m.  Wilson Creek   Vic's Trading Post    1:00 p.m.  to 9:00  p.m.  Pender Harbour   Garden Bay Lodge ....'.   l:00 p.m.  to  9:00  p.m.  Port  Mellon   Community Hall    l:00  p.m.  to 9:00  p.m.  SEE   LOCAL  NOTICES  no general house to house canvass is to  :ei  Those already on the Voters List will receive Post  Card notification that they are registered.  District Registrar, Mackenzie Electoral District,  Powell River, B.C.  -.���������L ���-.z'.-' si~ Mi- fw.-^j-^^^>jfi:Jl^^iU^y-T,rr< $���?�� 8  The "Coast News      Thursday April  16,   1953  Ztorelei  See '  KURLUK  For  ELECTRICAL HEATING  House and' Commercial  WIRING  Electric Appliance  SALES  Phone   Wilsffii   Creek   21   M  mm  Just a Few Pairs at These Prices  Regular $2.95 to $6.95:    Special $1.95 to $4.95  Various Styles ��� Girls' and Ladies' Sizes  THE TASELLA SHOPPE  Phone 43  Sechelt  Tlie Toggery  HALF  SLIPS   cotton and satin    $3.00  CAMISOLES   cotton and satin     $1.09 to $2.25  BATHING SUITS  'Faded Blue" Denim Jeans and Peddlepushers  Phone Sechelt 56 ���*������..  "i  New Styles in Spring Shoes  Ladies' & Misses'  GLIDERS   :  $4.45  GAY FLITE SANDALS   $4.G5 others       .:; ? $3.10  JAY-^DEE  CASUALS   ...        ....  $4.80  MOCCASSIN  LOAFERS   ........:..:  $3.9>5  New Styles in t)ress and Street Shoes  ~_W��--*-"-**��-i-^-_"-_"��_W_^W-��_W^_M-W-W-_*^_B��"*W����i��_*BWP*-����_-r_^  Children's Beach Sport & Dress Shoes  2.10 Up  - V  Melt's &. Young Men's New Styles & Colors  DRESS OR CASUAL MODELS  Sports' Shoes ��� Loafers��� Work Types  MacLean's Shoe Store  Phone 111H Gibsons BC.  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  Announces Schedule Change  1     ' "���~~"' ���'���" ���"��� " '     ��������������������--���    l-l   _���--������--�����*���^���������������*-��������������    ��� ��� __��__w��������--^-��-_��W��<l-��-��W-��--��---"-��-^--��  New Time Schedule Effective MAY 15th, 1953, Between  VANCOUVER  AND  SECHELT PENINSULA  1 Trips Daily, Leaving Sechelt: 7:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m.  '3:30 p.m./6:15 p.m..  Leaving Gibsons Daily 8:40 a.m., 11.20 a.m., 4:40 p.m.,  7:20 p.m..  Leaving Garden Bay, Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday,  at 4:00 p.m.  Leaving ..Vancouver ..Daily: .:9:00 ..a.m., ..2:30 ..p.m.,  5:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m.  Subject to the Consent of the Public Utilities Commission.  Any objection to this Time Schedule- may be filed with  the Superintendent of Motor Carriers, Public Utilities  Commission, 1740 West Georgia Street, Vancouver.  B.C., within 21 days from this date of issue.  CECIL  C.  LAWRENCE,  Sechelt Motor Transport, Ltd.  Do you know that last year  through your donations to Red  Cross you helped to deliver more,  .than 4,000 babies and perform  some 6,000 surgical operations  in areas which otherwise would  have no medical services.  Deliver    Anywhere  Sechelt Building Supplies  CYD CHARISSEis a springboard  Lorelei in this candid camera  shot takefct while she was on  i location filming "Sombrero" in  j Mexico for M-G-M.  Deputy Registrars  The following persons will*  serve in the Sechelt Peninsula  Area as Deputy Registrars for  the distribution and completion  of Voters' Registration Cards:  ' Gambier Island, Frank W.  Alexander; Gibsons, H. Cole;  Roberts Creek, Miss G.A. Jervis;  Wilson Creek, Victor Franske;  Sechelt, Cameron H. Duncan;  Pender Harbour, Lloyd Davis;  Half Moon Bay, J.M Cooper;  Port Mellon,  Norman Rudolph.  Places, Dates and Times for  securing these registration cards  are published elsewhere in this  issue.  St. Mary's Hospital  Seeks New Doctor  Due to the resignation of Dr.  Tripp from the staff of St.  Mary's Hospital at Pender Harbour, members of the Administrative Committee have been in ��,  Vancouver this week in search  of a suitable; replacement.  Col.' Johnson, of this Com-  mitee, gives assurance that  pending the ' employment of a  suitable permanent Doctor for  this, position, , a doctor will be  employed to carry on, the work  and keep the Hospital in continuous operation.    -  It is not expected that there  will be too much difficulty in  finding a permanent occupant  for the Hospital, because of the  attractiveness of Pender Harbour as a place in which to live  and "work, and because of the  united enthusiasm of the Com-  >mitte and s the Clumbia Coast  Mission. ?  Gibson Briefs  Granny McEwan still with her  daughter in Victoria is expected  home soon.  -, Mrs. Willander away for a  short visit; with her son and  daughter and great grand child  in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. Paul Skytte and  boys from Spuzzum visiting Mr.  and Mrs. Claire Chamberlin for  the holdays.  Mrs. Hawker, Mrs. J. Stewart's  mother up for a short visit.  Glad to hear Mrs. E. Nestman  is leaving Friday for a much  needed holiday. She is going to  Montreal to visit her sister. Good  wishes frdm all your friends  Mrs. Nestman. Have fun.  Sorry to hear Mrs. Malyea,  Sr. was taken, to hospital last  week, also that Mr. Joe Fitchett  is in Shaughnessy again, hope  they will .both be home again  soon. .���������������-  Jack Lowden much improved, ���  hopes to be: home soon.  The firemen had their first  ball practice of the season on  Sunday, a good turn out, many  lame boys about this week.  Mrs. Joe Da vies got high score  at the Iwlfrist drive lastFriday  with 238 point.  B.CwOWNEO  AND OPERATED  *pood: P*W s&td.  A BETTER LIFE AT LOWER GOST  FOOD COUNSELLOR:     '?**�����&����&*_[  Your choice of Freezers Phone Gibsons 118  Roberts Creek Vancouver  Express & Freight.  Efficient,   Reliable Service  Light and Heavy Hauling  Ed Shaw, Transfer  Phone Roberts Creek,  22R  Or Vancouver, FA. 4131   (Depot)  For your Convenience  CHRIS'S VARIETY   STORE  Iii Sechelt  \Y_U1 Be Open Mondays  UNTIL FURTHER  NOTICE,,  X  Phone Sechelt 25J  For   last   work  that  is guaranteed  in  Radio  repairs  and  service  RICHTER'S radio  Notice to Voters on Gambier  Registration cards will be available9 at the Army  and Navy Veteran's Memorial Hall on April 16th and  17th (Fri. and Sat.) from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  On other days, those wishing to register until April  27th, please cor.tact  F.   ALEXANDER,  Deputy Registrar.  Starts whiter...  Stays whiter...  S^_Bv V Bi^SS  TRUTONE" WHITE PAINT  Self cleaning!      Lasts longer!  More economical!  Paints, Enamels, Varnishes, Stains, Oils,  Thinners.  We Carry the Stock!  Lumber ��� Wall Boards ��� Sash & Doors,  Flooring ��� Roofing,   ,  Phone Gibsons 53  ���.,...,..ii-.^-^ iwiut-^iurnvM--


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