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 tpROV*-  frovmsiai   Liorary,  Victoria,   B.   C,  Phone your news or  orders to  Gibsons 45W  Seventh Year of Publication      Thursday April 23, 1953      Vol. 7-16       Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Waterless Soil to Bloom in  mm mumy  Examining a soil sample in the Jordan Valley, a water development  expert; (left) gathers data on irrigation possibilities. The United  Nations Relief and. Works Agency for Palestine Refugees recently  agreed with the Kingdom of Jordan to provide $40,000,000 for  construction of an irrigation and power dam in the region. The  dry land, given water, might support up to 20,000 refugee families.  iltettts Now iQcxnfl^cted  !n lay Day Pprade  At the monthly meeting of the  Laldies Auxiliarl to Howe Sound  Branch 109, Canadian Legion,  held in the Legion Hall on the  17th, it was decided to enter a  float in the May Day parade,  arrangements to be made by  Mrs. A Jones. .. ���  A, donation was voted to the  B.C. Command Scholarship Fund  which distributed fifteen $200.00  scholarships at the beginning of  the curent school year, for University training.       ���,;  A model of the Legion Hall  showing improvements to be carried out in the near future, prepared by Jack Gordon, was on  view at the meeting, and it was  unanimously decided to give  octive support to the building  fund of the branch.    ;  A "Coronation" Tea, under the  convenorship of Mrs. T_. Wardil  was authorised, date' to be announced later. - < -  1 -��� -   ��� -  Gibsons Liberals  Appoint Delegates  The Liberal Association of  Gibsons held their regular  fnorithly meeting last weekt at  which reports were^ given upon  the Provincial Convention,.- by  the delegates and the secretary.  Aid account of" th/e\ .election of  At the regular meeting of the Gibsons Board of Trade in the  Mariner Cafe on Monday evening, the guest speaker was Bob Cook^  of the B.C. Power Commission, Sechelt. His talk was very informative, particularly to those members of the community 4who have  taken up residence here within the past few years.  He described the increase in  subscribers as being from 273 in   v-*^- 1 *  K1945 to 1427 now, and the construction of power lines as having increased from 37 miles in  1945 to over 100 miles now, and  more being added constantly.  Mr. Cook also gave a very  thorough coverage of the rate  structure for the district, illustrated with the use of charts.  His explanation included a comprehensive outline of the Power...  Pool, and how it helps in the  rate structure. '  One surprising fact was  stressed: that we here on the  Peninsula are one of the lowest  users of power per capita of any  hi the district under the B.C.  Power Commission.  The present output of power  at Clowhom Falls is 4000 horse  power, and the entire Peninsula  uses approximately 1000 horse  uses approximately 1000 horse  power. As the district grows, and ,  more people use more powers  the increased use would have  a bearing on the possible downward revision of the rate struc-  Tuesday>  Boucher was elected acting chairman. The blferk advised that such  delinquencies in ^payment of water rates and trades licenses as were  reported at the previous meeting had been cleared up, and that Mr.  McKibbin has agreed to clear up the matter of a building permit  upon hfs return to Gibsons.  The request of Mr. C. Smith  for a building permit was held  over until the full Boards were  present, since it would call for  an amendment to the Zoning  By-Law to establish business  premises in a residential area.  The clerk was requested to  send to the Minister of Public  Works a history of the case of  . flooding of certain properties on  District Lot 685, in reply to a  letter of .inquiry recieved from  hm regardng the case.  In the absence of Commissioner Schutz, the Clerk gave the  report of the progress of the  Water Works. The connections o*  mains etc. are now; completed  The suction tank at the Pump  house has been cleaned, 'and the  connections for, the new well  hooked in. The flow has been  measured . at something over  6000 gallons per hour. The capacity of the pumping unit has  been measured at approximately  2000 gallons per hour. The eoni-  crete storage tank at the pumping station is presently being  cleaned. "'     '"-'' -"V- '"'.-'.'.': '-���  The commissioners agreed to  act as requested by the May Day  Committee, Mr. DrummOnd to  act as escort for the May Queen,  and Mr. Boucher to escort the  .retiririg Queen hi the ceremonies.  A Mrs. Blain was present to  obtain an explanaton of the dif-  erences between (resident and  transient trades licenses, and the  possible posting of a bond in  lieu.  Accounts were received in the  amount of $1020.14, and were  ordered to be paid.,  Th<* sum of $15.00 was voted  by the commissioners for the  Canadian National Institue for  the blind.  .was given.  Notice was given of the ,Nom-  dnating Convention for the Mackenzie Riding, to be helcl at  Powell River, April 25th.        ��   /Delegates   are  Mr.   and  Mrs.  M. MacPhail, Mrl and Mrs. J.A.  Mainil, Otto Giersch, W. Docker  and M. Usher.  Sechelt Plans  Big May Day  Co-Chairmen of the Sechelt  May Day Committee; Mrs. J.  Redman and E.E. "Micky" Coe,  have announced that with the  consent of Chief Charlie Craigan  the May 18th celebrations will  be held in the Indian Reserve  Park..." .  Plans $fp flfe/ft event are^wejk:  under way. It is expected ^that  the addition, of 30 Wrenettes toi  the North Vancouver Sea Cadets  who will lead the parade will  add a touch of glamour to an  Spring Campaign  Mapped out for V.O.N.  The Executive Meeting of the  Elphinstone Branch VON, was  held at the home of Mr. and Mrs..  A.E. Ritchey, Tuesday April 14,  Eleven members attending.  Details of the forthcoming  Campaign was mapped out, with  Convenors chosen to organize  collections in each part; of the  whole Peninsula.  Since the Government does  not intend to raise the grant ,the  appeal ,to the public is most  urgent.  The opening date of the Campaign is  set for Monday, May   already colorful day. Watch this  paper for further news of what  is brewing.  New Beauty Salon  Opens At Gibsons  On Tuesday, April 28th, the  girls of Gibsons and area will  find just one further opportunity  to care for their beauty. ��� .-  Mrs. Ivyette Fiedler announces the opening of a new Beauty  jSalon, at the premises of the  Fairways Service Station on the  Sechelt Highway, just below  Nina's Specialty Shop, west of  the Catholic Church.  Mrs. Fiedler operated her  business in England for twelve  years before -coming to Canada,  and has since that time been  licensed in B.C., and has been  in the business in Vancouver.  She has called her- Salon  'Ivyette's Beauty Salon*, and  looks forward to a long and busy  occupation of her shop,here.  Tony Gargrave  llth, It is hoped to make this a  greater success than ever, with  the Public growing ever more  conscious of the fine work  carried out by the nurse, Miss  Isobel Angus.  All other Groups and Clubs  are to be contacted to send a  Representative to the Board of  /the VON. that they may have  a better knowledge of the VON  work.  Next Board Meeting to be held  on April 28th, at the home of  Mrs. Wallis, Roberts Creek, at-  8 p;m. ���  Sechelt May Have  New Service Stafson  Large heaps of gravel and  building sand are being accumulated on the corner. This is the  beginning, it is said, of a super-  duner service station and automotive business, to take the  nlsce of the present Standard  Station on the opposite side of  the street.  CCF Candidate  To Start Meetings  Commencing May second,  Tony Gargrave, MLA, will commence a series of meetings in  the Mackenzie Riding, for which  he has been chosen candidate for  the CCF party. ���  At the first meeting in Gibsons on May 2nd, Mrs. Dorothy  Steeves, a former MLA, will be  guest spea'ker.  Mr. Gargrave speaks confidently of winning his seat in  this riding, basing his views  upon reactions already recieved  ^���pm his home area of West-  view and other parts of the large  riding which he has visited informally.  Mackenzie is the fourth largest constituency in the Province,  and after the meeting in Gibsons,  Tony will start his toiir of meetings over the 320 miles of its  length, commencing with the  more northerly area.  As he says, he will approach  his constituents seeking their  approval of his past work as  their renresentative in Victoria,  which he feels to have been  good, and as a member of the  CCF Party.  ture. 1  _,.. A very interested member*  ship extended a hearty vote of  thanks, and expressed the hope  that Mr. Cook will return again,  when the Board has digested the  really large amount of information he gave.  It was a matter of regret to  some of the Board Members that  there was such an amount" of  routine business before the guest  speaker took the floor that they  were unable to remain to hear  him. '-'���  Letters from Mr. Truman and  Constable. Morrison regarding  the Traffic problems created by  the use of the Highway by the  gchool students have resulted in  Constable Morrison's offer .to  obtain and run a film on Traffic  regulations, and to give a talk  at the Schooron the matter.'  A letter froni Tony Gargrave,  our M.L.A. stated that in spite  of his efforts, the grant in support of the VON would remain  at .$350.00, and that the net result from  his  discussions witb.  the Minister was the suggestion  that   a   system   of   fee   paying  visits might help.     ;  .  Alf Ritchey has-c<msente4?t#?..  act as the delegate; at ^the neacl  ^ meeting of ,the V<^':1:^~^'>;'$>  Locke  Knowles  reportedy-.'oa>.  his attendance, at the quarterly  meeting of the Associated Boards  of Trade at Mission B.C, <  A letter from Mr. M.N. Mo  Galium, Chief Engineer of i2i��?  Department of Public Works" wag;  read, stating in part that "It i&  expected that work on the Port  Mellon Road will recommence  about the middle of April, and  that the job will be complete^  sometime in July."  Gordon Ballentine reported oct  his attendance at the Good Roadsr  and Parks conference. He ex-  pl:iined that grants for this had  already been allocated, and that  since this area was the last one  that had applied, it was unlikely  that much could be done immediately. This association has  done a great deal on Vancouver  Island in having roadside park:  areas made, and there is hope  that in the future this area may  benefit from the Association's  work.  He also reported on his attendance at, the Vancouver Board  of Trade's Transportatiora  Bureau meeting. They had a resolution re: the securing of wayside camping areas and sites on  the^eninsula, owing/ .to the increased tourist travel.  The local Board of Trade instructed the Secretary to forward  from them a similar resolution*  to the B.C. Department of Lands  and Forests.  John Woods reported that the  net proceeds from the Dance of:  April 4th were $83.44. He isr.  making arrangements for. u  Ladies' Night at the Mariner  Cafe on May 2.th. Jle and his  committee are working out de-  tails for a basket-lunch pfcnle  for Sunday, June 21st, for the  Board of Trade members and  their families at Irvine's Landing.  The nominating Committee-  chaired by H.E. Wilson was reported now to consist of Reg  Godfrey, Mr. Winn; Stewart^  Jack Marshall, Harry Reichelfu <Sb  *    The Coast News       Thursday April 23,  1953  A  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  thfnstsne lone  nadian Legion  fects New Officers  Use The Coast News Classified  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL. NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  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  8os 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  t  tlomais  me on  Busses  As friends and supporters of the school students in this  area, we feel constrained to voice an opinion for what it is  worth.        "     ���  Any child who acts in such a manner as to be a danger to  himself, his fellows or tlie bus, should be disciplined severely.  The point is? who should do this? While on the bus the children  are, to all intents and purposes, in care of the driver. Upon his  skill as a driver the physical safety of the whole bus load depends.  In the dim past of our youth, school teachers were held  responsible for the behaviour of students while travelling- to  and from home. Parents considered themselves responsible for  the behaviour of their children, and in most instances, upheld  the measures taken to ensure the well-being* of students. School  bus drivers were empowered to enforce such standards of behaviour as were set up by School Boards, Teachers, and  Parents, working in harmony,     v  �� ^    If as seems the case now, parents are not willing to have  'ttieir children controlled, and as seems evident, are unable to  ^effectively control them themselves, it seems that the old form  of 'Discipline from within' might be applicable. The student  ; body, for its .own sake, could well institute a monitor system.  ^Offenders against suitable regulations laid down by the group  itself can well be dealt with from within the group. Few students can withstand two weeks of. 'Coventry', for example. Only  the students themselves can mete out this reward for disregard  for group well-being.  Now, in these years of mental growth, is the time for children to learn to live with ��their fellows. There must always be  some recognition of authority in life, and soi^ Adaption to it.'  If a child doesn't learn a reasonable amount of: self-discipline,  he will, through all his adult years, live in unhappiness^Eyery  time conditions demand submission to reasonable authority,  it. will seem to that child that 'LifeV is being unfair. He will  constantly be knocking his head against awall.  Greater than: that, however, is regard for the Aveil^being  of others. Self-restraint within limits can beVimmehsely valuable, and .thoughtfulness and courtesy, though old-fashioned  virtues, still are as rewarding to the one who possesses them  as to him who directly benefits from their practice.  For that child who has not learned billing co-operation,  we suggest, then group-discipline. ���  Federal Election  Will Be Expensive  This year's federal election  will be the most expensive in  Canadian history���and one of  the most illegal, according to  Blair Fraser, well-known Ottawa  writer and broadcaster. In an  outspoken article in MacLean's  Magazine, Fraser says that "the  great majority of our lawmakers  become lawbreakers in the very  act of being elected to make the  laws."  Most politicians would rather  risk a two-thousand-dollar fine  and two years in jail by disregarding the Canada Elections  Act than -publish a true statement of their campaign expenses,  the MacLean's   article   charges.  They won't acknowledge the  secret dollars that pad the paychecks of so-called "volunteer"  party workers who demand  more money each campaign.  "Election costs are rising in  all parts of Canada," Fraser  writes. "In 1935 a party leader's  national tour could be run for  twelve hundred dollars. In 1948  one leader's tour cost nearly  twenty thousand. The cost if  living hasn't risen  that much."  Where's the money_ coming  from, Fraser says big sums are  donated by companies, who expect concrete returns in the form  of government contracts. But,  -he adds/ officials deny "that  .^Ottawa plays favorites. He  quotes one veteran politician as  saying, "Anybody who gives  money to the federal party and  hopes to get it back is a fool."  Twenty one representatives of  Canadian Legion branches at  Powell River, Pender Harbour,  Sechelt, Roberts Creek, and Gibsons, met in the Legion Hall  Sechelt, on Wednesday evening,  April 15th to hear reports and  to elect a Zone Commander, and  Secretary for the next two year  term.  Completing over four years as  Zone Commander, Robt. - Macnicol presented a progress report  covering activities at Provincial  and Dominion levels. Increase  in membership in British Columbia and throughout Canada was  reported, but it was also pointed  out that many veterans who had  gained increase in -��� disability  pensions, as the result of efforts  of the Canadian Legion, had  failed to join the organization.  The Zone Commander said  that a magnificent victory had  been recorded in the matter of  obtaining an increase in the  basic rate' of disability pensions,  but that the government had yet  to do the fair thing in so far as  recipients of war veterans .are  concerned.  The branches of the local zone  were congratulated upon their  activities in taking care of the  problems of veterans and their  dependents in their respective  districts^'  With2^180 ;branchesj and   136  ladies 7 auxiliaries h^the- ?rov  ince!-���of :fBritish Columbia, Mr.  MacriicoL saidv�� that^ B.C; was  second in Canada for membership in the Legion, and had  maintained that position over  many years. Ontario with a  larger population occupied top  position. -  Andy Johnston of Sechelt  and Hugh. McPhalen of Powell  '.River ^renominated for posi-���'-  tion of Zone Commander, Robt.  Macnicol   retiring   Commander,  declining nomination, as he was--  fctill   a   member  of  pominion  Council.  In requesting that his  name be withdrawn from nomination, Mr. Johnston explained  that   his   re-election   as   President   of:   Sechelt    and   District  Branch kept him busy in Legion  . activities. Mr. McPhalen was  elected; Zone Commander for the  next two years.  Ralph!: Cotton, now President  of Roberts Creek branch declined nomination as secretary  and Mr; R;R. Craig of Powell  River was elected to that position.  A hearty vote of thanks was  accorded to Robt. Macnicol and  Ralph Cotton for services rendered to the Zone during the  past four years.  The host branch-Sechelt was  thanked, for providing refreshments.  Party organizers admit that  political machines are expensive  and corrupt, especialy In Quebec  and the Maritimes. Blair Fraser  suggests Canadians aren't so rich  that they can afford to throw  money down the election cam^  paign drain. ;  1  BPJP  . The Girl Guides' Cookie Week  starts April 24th.  The Elphinstone Branch, V. 0.  Requests Your Assistance in Its  Commencing May 11th.  An Accredited Representative Will Call On You |  It Is Hoped You Will Continue Your Valued Support  m  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the-Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  A  Would Business Come to  ��� B ���  ia if  I  ��� r  ���    a  Within   the  past  two   years  more than  one-and-a-half  BILLIONS   OF  DOLLARS  of investment capital has come to British  : Columbia.  It came because B.C. has plentiful  natural resources, abundant power, a supply of labor, transportation by land, air  and sea, and proximity to ^world markets.  STILL MORE IMPORTANT was the confi.  deuce investors had in the political climate  which existed in British Columbia. Without  governments which encourage free enterprise, sources of investment money on the  scale needed by British Columbia simply  /.dry -up.  ���  Ey no stretch of the imagination could  we foresee investment capital being  poured into this province should there;-be  a Socialistic government in power.   _  Why? Because no one in; his right mind  would   build   up   a   prosperous    business;  where a Government was talking of social-"  izing all the important payroll'industrres.  The result? Business would STAY AWAY/  from British Columbia, and with it would  go   the   source   of   jobs   so   necessary   for  cur prosperity.  The decision of every thoughtfuL and  progressive British Columbia voter in the  forthcoming election must be to vote ONLY  for those political parties that advocate  and support freedom of enterprise.  I  ���  I  1!  V:  Hi  ! ���)  .BRITISH COLUMBIA FEDERATIONOF TRADE AND INDUSTRY  bQ_n /' by Robert Burns
The steady increase in taxes,
both direct and indirect, must
unfailingly be a matter of grave
concern to many people, especially perhaps, those in the low
income brackets who are finding
it more and more difficult to
make i ends meet. A fairly large
proportion of the direct taxation
seems to be caused by education
costs; many reasons for the advance in these costs haye been
suggested; among others, it has
been stated; by some of those in
high authority that considerable
money has been, and is being,
spent on "frills". It is proposed
by these high authorities that
such frills be dispensed: with,
and 'thereby savings effected;/"
Certainly such a proposal appears to be; worthy of the most
care ful study. However, r-have
been unable to learn just what
part, or parts, of the educational
system are to be deemed "frills",
or where the eliminations and
resultant savings would begin,
or end. ;'■ ■l^''^}-^ x-■■':,■■.■'..v -■■;^:-'c...
I understand ^t^t: no less an
authority; than the Minister of
Education failed to defme-these
frills^=\wje^i-questioned ^ in the
Legislature.' itjiniay perhaps be
assumed that a beginning has
been made by dispensing with
the s e r v i c e s of a long-time
official of the curriculum and,
text-book branch of the Department. But this at most is probably only a. .beginning; there
niust be many other activities
which are costing money, and of
which we have no need.
It has occurred to me that
perhaps ,one might compare
present-day educational facilities with those of my school days
and reach some conclusions as
to the items .that we could dd
without; as I went to school in
this same district I am in the
position of being able to compare facilities now with those
of my school days; and as those
^days were about half a century
ago, I will be able to examine
dhe question with a similar
view-point to those authorities
who have repeatedly mentioned
the matter of frills. To begin
This is costing the taxpayer
a good deal of money. In my day '
we walked anywhere up to three
or four, miles, through dust, mud
or snow, along such roads as
there happened to be. True, we
generally in bad weather "got to
school soaking wet, and sat in
A rich and human drama is the story of
Ma Perkino—radio's favorite mother.
The whole family brings their troubles
to Ma—and in her wise and understanding
Wy   she  helps   them   find   the   answers..
Dial 980 every weekday
at 1:75 p.m.[ /
those clothes until they dried.
Not very comfortable, and perhaps not very healthy. But that
doesn't matter.
In my day the sweeping up,
etc., was done by the teacher and
and bigger girls*. Heating was by
a box-stove in trfe corner of the
room; the teacher lit the fire and
the boys carried in tjie wood.
Now huge sums are spent on
janitors and heating plants; these,
could be saved by a heater in
every room. True the firing of
a wood heater is likely to cause
plenty of dust and. dirt; heat is
likely to be^ erratic/yery hot for
..a few minutes and then getting
top cold; in cold weather the
'room is likely to be near freezing point most- of the morning;
pupils near the stove may roast,
while those// in// the /far corner
may be very epldg;(fenger of fire
to the building, arid consequent
irisk' to the pupils is very greet.
But that doesn't'':matter, p
:   Much work is /spent on den
tistry, physical examinations,
and work to reduce the incidence
of communicable'disease. In my
day such waste was not even
considered. A pointy since lost
Sight of. or ignored,A was then
realisically understood, that the
boys, at any rate,-would soon be
going to work, probably in' the
woods- Their health was of little
importance, as it was very likely
that they would soon meet with
an accident that would permanently cripple, or kill them; so
there   was   no   need   to  worry
(Continued on Page 6)
(See Frills and Taxes)
Thursday April 23, 1953       The Coast News
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■:::-: r-*5 Thursday April 23,   1953  4 The Coast News  Use The Coast News Classified  FOR  SALE  For sale���Another excellent buy  2ii a small farm. 5 acres, cleared,  fenced, plenty of buildings. Here  is your opportunity to go back  io the land and really live successfully���full price $2300 with  ���>nly $500 down, balance $25 per  month.  Totem Realty'  Gibsons.  <Good Wood and Sawdust, old growth  mr and Millwood, dry Fir Sawdust.  Phone Gibsons 84W ��� or see Joe  l&i_shton., Roberts Creek^ Phone  Boperts Creek 24V2. , tfn  When; spring cleaning your home  ���don't forget the Septic Tank! 4  treatments of "SEPTONIC" for  ���89^1 to rehabilitate that tired  ���&ank. Revitalizes bacteria, re-  jaaoves odors, dissolves grease  and solids. Sunset Hardware,  Gibsons.      .   _    .  5 Acres, Black Loam Soil, No  Stones,   Spring,   lots   of   cedar  jpoles, no buildings, on good road  ^electric light. $1200, terms, Chas.  _P. Smith, Gibsons, B.C.  UTor Sale. Sunshine baby carriage, $20.00. Phone 117J. J.A.  Hague, Gibsons.  �����     "       I        II I��� ���-   ���-��� i   .      H���.      ,   , .,..,.-    I-        I .M.     !������-#  JFor Sale���-Chesterfield, 3 pieces.  Take   It   away   for   only   $25:,  Totem Realty, Gibsons. ,  1950 motor cycle, Sun, $110.00  cash. E Olson, Chaster Road,  Gibsons. , 17  For sale���Almost new home,  cement foundation, large living  room, fireplace two lovely bedrooms, very modern bath, full  cabinet kitchen, completely furnished, everthing as new, most  desirable location near beach,  good view���you will love this,  only $7500 on very easy terms,  Totem Realty, Gibsons.  FOR   RENT  Comfortable 2 bedroom home,  furnished, modern. 20 minutes  by bus from Gibsons. Private  Beach. Box 2, Coast News.      16  /For sale���Granthams Landing;  /Furnished cottage, grand view,  'only $2500, terms. Totem Realty,  ���Gibsons, B.C. ^%. ��  ;,    Jtongh and Planed Lumber  Iff      _P__*ne  Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z      -  KOLTEEMAN SAWMILLS  For rent���Granthams Landing.  Furnished house, modern bathroom, $35 per month. Totem  Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  For rent���Small well furnished  house close to school at Sechelt.  .Suit one or couple. Reasonable  year round rent to satifactory  tenant. Apply K. Whitaker, Real  Estate, Insurance, Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 63.  WORK WANTED  Spray   and  Brush   Painting;   also"  paper hanging.  J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons 33. tfn  Dave. Gregersqn ���-Licenced Electrician;- Madeira Park. Pender Har- v  hour. Phone 11H- -     v   7 tfn  WATCH REPAIR "'$r All types of  watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient. Union General  Store, Sechelt. r/j; tfn  POUND;;    *.���-.    :,;;;���������  #oundrpne; uinbreiia in Theatre,  one pair of gloves with holder.  Owners may obtain same by-paying for this ad. Apply Sechelt  Tbealre- "    "'*"''" ���vr:^-~'-y--',;:---!^/-^*^'u: ;;  It happened to the other fellow  ���;>^'-';:'   IT CAN HAPPEN '*^M^&.--r:  ������"*������ Loss .by  Automobile mishap  Fire - Burglary - Business interuptions -  ,..���   Liability - Accident & Health y-/Windstorm/--/;���.//,;-//'  and many other causes.  ARE THESE LOSSES PAYABLE BY YOU OR  by v-:'/~ ���  JOHN COLERIDGE AGENCIES?  Representing several insurance companies  including.  Sun  Insurance  Group   (established  in   1710)  Parsons Brown Companies  and others.  Here to serve you since 1948.  Insurance advice without obligation. ...  Phone Gibsons 37 or call  at office. ,;  Halfmoon  Beams  By F.-Cormack  Plans for a Sports Day in June  for the Half Moon Bay School  were made at the April PTA  Meeting held in the schoolhouse,  last week: A definite date will  be decided later.  Prof. J. Friend Day spoke to  <a well attended Social Credit  meeting at Redrooffs Hall on  Saturday evening.  Mrs. P. Welsh was the winner  of the "Mystery Raffle" at the  VON Social Evening held in  Redrooffs Hall last Friday,  Cords, Bingo, and refreshments  were enjoyed by all.  The expansion of the Redrooffs  district by the addition of three  new homes since the first of the  year, has made it necessary to  increase the water supply. Ta  this end, a twenty thousand  gallon water tank will be added  to the water system/ Work-will  be commenced within a month.  In the course of time, it is hoped  that the mains will be extended  to service residences at the outer  fringes of /the area.  Wilf Scott has, purchased the  lighting plant from Logco and  intends to continue supplying  electricity to the Redrooffs district.  ���.We welcome to our community, Vancouverites, Mr. and Mrs.  A. Menzies, who have moved up  V"for ^keJ$^^/;;, / /;?r.'/'/;-' -/-//;. >'������  At Redrooffs this week we  notedj/sj^p^^isitors. Mr. and  ' Mrs.; ��� Jil(^|i^prj5f and' son ���, Billy  of Vancpl^er^weekehded with  the lattejc^^i^e n t s, the 3V.  Millers. Mls^and Mrs. D. Welsh  of North Vancouver were guests  of Mri/Welsh's parents. Mr.  George Nairn of Vancouver wfas  at his summer home and Mrs.Jb.  McDonald of New Westmihs|er  was busy sin 1 her garden on me  hillside. '.��:,-/  :;'/^;^^  Stewarts ^6f/V  opened their summer cottage,  "The Bowl" and Mr. and Mrs..  R. Cormack had as their weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Simpson and son Barry of Burn-  aby. /..  Mr ..and Mrs. E, Gurran of  Hydaway Bay have received an  interesting letter from One of  the pibneefs of/Half MoonlBay,  Eel Dolmiiri, how residing in  Trossachsg Saskatchewan. He  reports tl|at he 7has completely'  recoveredffrom his recent heart  attack and was able to participate in a birthday party on April  8th, when,friends and neighbors,  gathered " to wish him many  "Happy Returns" on the oeca-  sioi of his, 87th birthday. Congratulations to you" Ed, from all  here and may you be around to  enjoy many more birthday celebrations. -:.���'"*��� >-���  P. Ruddick of Vancouver, who  has been hauling logs for several  logging outfits in the district  leaves this, week for Vancouver.  n  ANGLICAN CHURCH  April 26, 1953  3rd Sunday after Easter  St. Bartholomew's  Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  3:30 p..m. Evensong  St. Hilda's Church ��� Sechelt  11.00 a.m. ipoly Communion.  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  St. Aidan's ^hurch  Roberts Creek  2.00 p.m. Evensong  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  At the Churches  UNITED CHURCH  Gibsons:  9.45 ai.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  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  TABELNACLE  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 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.  Roberts Creek  Service  Monday,  7:30  p.m.  I R.ECT  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA   ���������.���  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types "of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended.  INCOME TAX A SPECIALTY  Dockside   Service   to   Fishermen.  G.O.   FAHRNI  Gambier Harbour  APPLIANCES'/��� '��� ���. ..>-;:;/. ��� '���./-  SUNSEf HARDWARE  :^;.::.GraS0I*ip!^^.^._/,:  //Agents for-//-/���;/'///'/-���;'  ..,._,.   .;   RCA Victor Records  Columbia Records  Frigidaire  Ranges and  ;���/*"/������ Refrigerators/;- v  Bealty Pumps, and  Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING '���';��� "^ .^'^' ;  <���>���T~~~��~*~~i~'>'i'     i���    ���mmmyimm �����- i  11 i   H ���������_-�� ��� inm       hi  BLASTING  ROCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road Work  Fully.Licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK CAMP-SELL  5308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  ' "���<      B.C., Phone FRaser 383(1  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing - Grading -  Excavating,  D-4& 1^6  Bulldozing  , Clearing .Teeth  ;'"-AiB;^=RI^HEY^l;:-^     ���  j^,,:,;/.iPho��*/;iGlBS^NS^ 8j5^-a.fa/  GUARANTEED  JWATCH    REPAIRS  Fast Efficient Service  REASONABLE   PRICES  Apply  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  CLEANERS"  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  UlbMins 100 ��� Sechelt 45 3  GIFT STORE  Headquarters   for   Wool,  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous   Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons,  B.C.  Gibsons Kindergarten  Reopened January 5th 1953. Program suited to children starting  school next September as well as  younger  children.  Phone Gibsons 64S4   /  HARDWiillE  knowles service  /���///:'./- /hardwaren;^: .���  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons & C.  Builders' Hardware ).  Paint ��� Plumbing , ;  ��� ������...��� . j,\- * ��� ���. .       ��� ��. .*  ���7- Appliances ��� .  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service  .  ��� -. .......       .....   ..       ^  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS/;;.^.   '.-���-���-.^^  HJLLS I^CHllCE SHOP   ';  .    Mobilized Welding "N  Welding anjrwhere-��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78 /     :  C & S SALES & SERVICE  '-New'i:%sed; Furniture^i>v  ':  "/RANGES^HEATERS-!^  Oil Burlier  Installations  ��� and Repairs   ���  Phone 30 S Sechelt/  PLUMBING  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  :;';;,./.;":-Phone 45S/-  Appliances���-  Fixtures  ���  Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  "PRATT and LAMBERT PAINTS"  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.  ��� ������-,..������_...���   .i   ���_    i ��� ��� ^ ���.'���i i ��������������� ���'      ���'  ���   �����   ���-���������      ���'  For the Finest  FUNERAL   FLOWERS  call  W. Graham,  Gibsons, 60-  FOOD PLAN  MARSH ALL'S    PliUMBING^  HEATING  and  SUPPLIES;  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or^^  RADIO  Krichj^'^r  v/'"';Secheli,'B.C.:/' ���;���>;/;  ..-���   Phone Sechelt 25jf>;;  RADIO-- APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy   Giiarant^d   /^  /    New; and Used Radios .  ROOFS REPAIRED:  GIBSONS ROOFING  and  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Asphalt Roofing and Repairs  Phone Gibsons 44  ..        a*   SECHELT CARTAGE  M.  HEMSTREET  .  Sawdust ��� Wood ��� Coal  "  We haul anything, anywhere,  / anytime*  Phone Sechelt 97H       Sechelt, B.C.   ^ .           SECOND HAND STORE  NATIONAL FOOD PLAN Ltd.  For  Information,   Contact  ROSS   HORTON  1367 Howe St. Vancouver 1  Phone TAtlow 2541  Gibsons 78, or Sechelt 61R  FOOD PLAN  BUTCHER BOY  FOOD   PLAN  LTD.  Irene Hunter. Phone Gibsons 118  Hardware ��� China  Tools --- Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ���- Books  WE BUY   TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND  ; Phone/Gibsons 99   \  TINSMITH/'/;// '/:P"  ; ^  LAUItlE   SPECK  SHEET. METAL' .  \- Warm Air Heating    -  /���  General  Sheet  Metal   '���  Phone 116        Gibsons   :.. This Costume Gets Her Fiaces  WmZ-  DEBBIE REYNOLDS,"always easy on the optics, claims  she can cover more mileage over the ice in her skirtless  outfit than when weighted down with some of tbe  ^necessaries.'1 Ybu'U be Peeing Debbie next .in the  fa-G-M musical,"! Love Mel^  ��!.-.���  �����  .'by~''%BIa4^''''^wman  The Roberts Cre^H.Comrnunity  Hall anniversary, dance will take  place on^May lStfi^The Rythm  Eals will^supply_ the music and  a fine large eyening is expected:  Actually /May "24#l rfcthej date  ^b^lHlgfiriniyersiary^^ut for yarij-  ous��;reasons the;i24{h js ',;ii'bt suitable: forj/this particular^dance.  The--Murray-x. MacKenzies,  former residents; of the Creek  and now settled in Yanderhoof,  became the parents of a son,  Gregory Alan, on April 1st,  ! .The Dan MacLarens ehtertined  Sunday night withf ��ro6f party.  A chimney fire was the occasion  r for friends and neighbors to  gather t o g e t h e r on the roof  where there was much activity  a^d^cbnsultatiohv/ Eire Departments were called,. X little; difficultyin thi& engine department  experienced,^ an^; / the ^ w^  house visited- beforethe fire was  brought 'under control by Ed;  Shaw turning the hose/down/the  chimney.   No"harm'done,   but  Mrs,. McLaren is busy choosing  ; colbrs in which to r^  herliving; .^iqlom/  the^Daff^ii Tea put on by  , th��e:X^brr Lfdie^ April8th, in  the i Legion Hall -was very ;^uc-;  cessfulv Two articles were  raff lefts one a/ crocheted doiley  ������ won by Bob/ Cummingv and the  others/a (coronation ^doll/%hich  went to Robert- Scott, in the  evenin|: /theZ^me3group entertained with^hihe^ tabled of cards.  'I_itW Fr^  misfortune to /fail irom his'bi-  cycle   ^ndayVan^t.break  his  colarbone.v:,y        > ;  Mr��rCampbell pf Beach Ave,  is doing well following ah operation at Vancouver General Hospital^: x ..-.;"'    ���,/;,;���'..���/���'���i/;/::A...'���''-- ���'"'. ���  Mrs/ WJ Holden ki-feited a bad  fall last week, but no bones, were  broken, and she is getting alo;ng  ���. wen. ��� y/;ri:;/'.''r/:-'-::/:-  /; The Upper Highway is impas-  ���. sable/ now. as, the ; bridge near  Gladwin RoadJhas�� been taken  oujb/_yid-is. to<be renlaced by a  culvert;.�����?$���' '������������.. ���.���,:;;:^-/^':  You are not forgetting the  Talent/Show on May, 2nd? Time  to get your applications in, ac-  companied by 25 cents fee.   feSw^Mi.,^^.  -     Sheathing arid    /  Shiplap       ?     r  ^25.0O M. and up  ' Fir 2;X 4 $40.00 M  PLANKS^   TIMBERS,  :'-BEAMS;      -  Common   Shelving  Sidings & Shingles  PLYWOODS  WALL   BOARDS  We Carry  The Stock  GIBSONS BOILDING SUPPLIES Ltd.  Thursday April 23,  1&53  The Coast News (    5  Gibsons Briefs  r by F.R.  The Feeneys have chosen  'Patricia Anne' for their new  daughter's name, and the Barrie  Stewart's have called their new  son 'James Richard'. Congratulations to both families.  Roy Gray is doing quite well  /after his tonsillecomy last Friday.  A wedding is in the offing for  Grace Gray and Reg Clemens,  we hear. It is to be held in St.  Bartholomew's Church on Friday, April ~24th, at one o'clock.  Our congratulations to them  both.  Sorry to hear that Jim King  broke his arm at-- work on Saturday last. Young Patricia  Woods also has her arm in a  sling, following a fall from the  teeter board.  Jack Lowden hopes to be home  to stay, very soon, and Joe Fit-  ���chett, we are glad eo report, is  ��� home again.  Don Trethewely jfeft during  the Easter holidays to live at  Kamloops, and Pearle plans to  move up there at the end of  April.  For   Best  Results  Use The Coast News Classified  0^ Seagrams am/& 5urc  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  ^M_l  ^e Wish to Announce the Opening  ETIE'S  I  BEAUTY  ON  ���&A$  <i  Hours:*59:00  a.m.' to  6:00 p.m.  Tuesday, April 28,  On Sechelt Highway At  Service Station"  Gibsons  (Closed Mondays)        Phone r'CSibsonis'*$$;R  PHONE 53  GIBSONS  ^VS ...  In order to ypte in the coming election, your  applicafion for Registration mode in occordonee  with the Provisions of the Provincial Elections  Act, must be filed with the Registrar on or before  April 27.  Registration on the Dominion or Municipal Voters Lists  does not mean that your name is on the Provincial  Voters List.  Having  voting  qualifications  does  not automatically  entitle you  to vote.   You   must  make  sure you  are  registered.  ... DO   IT TODAY.  HOUSE CANVASS IS TO  HOUSE TO  BE  District Registrar, Mackenzie Electoral District  Powell River, B.C.  :&;r\<-'*^ti^z;y��� ���+*&wtn*stei}��u> j>ji����Mwi-KCf-'  The Coast News      Thursday April 23, 1953  was the INSPECTOR. Now  stress is placed on teaching  ability and training; inspection  of the. teaching is almost a con-  tinous policy; men and women  in teaching and inspectors positions spend much time studying  teaching methods in this and  other countries, and there is continual exchange of information  and opinion; much time is spent  in discussions with business  and industrial people to learn,  as well' as possible, the. final  result of all this education, in  other words, how do the graduates fit into the economic world  when through with school; as  more is learned, and as the economic conditions of the country  continually change, changes are  made in ,our curriculum and  teaching methods to try to more  nearly meet the apparent need.  But to do all this, to get the  type and ability of personnel  necessary "for such, teaching and  supervision, vast sums are spent  in salaries.       h  It might be well to dispense  with all this fol-de-rol, and save  ,a great part of the expenditure.  Of course, the pupils would  likely^ be far less fitted .to cope  with the--demands of the modern)  high-pressure industrial and economic world, but that doesn't  matter.  The above probably does not  point out all the frills that might  well be eliminated, but it is at  least a start in that direction;  Some one more able can take it  from here. On the other hand,  there may be some who would  be inclined to disagree with some/  of the suggestions. But th���t  doesn't matter.-',!     v  (Continued from Page 3)  about theirhealth. Quite possibly  the parents of present-day  school children would not like  to face such propects, and would  wish that every effort be made  to preserve their children's  health. But that doesn't matter.  RECREATION AND SPORTS  In my day, we played hide-  and-go-seek, and another sort  of tree-top tag (which resulted  in several broken arms.) No  money was wasted on ball-  grounds, playing fields, gymnasiums, etc.. Neither was time  spent on such non-essentials as  music, except, that the teacher  usually got up a song for us to  render at the annual Christmas  Tree.  One of the boys, a real genious,  was the proud possessor of a  mouth-organ. But the virus infection of wasting of money was  beginning to be indicated even  then, for just about the time I  left school the trustees��bought .  p second-hand organ. I think I  jremember it cost thirty dollars.  Present day children show  the excellent results of good  physical training; in both vocal  ., and instrumental music they  give plentiful evidence of hard  study and practicing, and the  work of good instructors. They,  their parents, and many others  would likely be sorry to see the  facilities for such activities  ended. But these things cost  jmon ey. Some of the people  would not like to have it ended.  But that doesn't matter.  CURRICULUM  In my day we had- the three  Rs (or at any rate part of them.)  Now much time and money is  ppent on subjects like geography,  current   history,   social  studies,  -.elementary  physics,  and  a hist  Of other subjects which are not  likely to be needed by the aver-  jage laborer or his wife. There  seems to be a tendency to ignore  ��� 'a  realistic  view of the  proper  (destiny of the children, that of  growing up to be hewers of wood  land drawers of water.  True, in the modern world  there are many positions that  require the type of education  inow being attempted, but it  Should be remembered that there  ere plenty of children of the  wealthy classes to fill these  better paid jobs, and enjoy that  higher standard of living. ".  The parents of such children  can afford, if necessary to send  their boys to such private  schools as they wish to get the  necessary training to fit them  lor the higher paid brackets. Of  Course some of the ordinary  children might like to be aisle  to compete for these better jobs,  but that doesn't matter.  TEACHING   STAFF  AND   SUPERVISION  In my day a girl or boy who  managed   to  get  through  high,  end put in a year at Normal, was'"  considered   quite   competent   to  direct the youthful intellect.  About once a year an old boy  (with a goatee, I remember) visited the school for an hour. That  BLACK  Deliver    Anywhere   >  Sechelt'Building Supplies  fob ;;:...;  goats milk  Phone  G.  59 Her  Peninsula Dairy  7V2  I  Marine  Supply  General  Store  MODERNIZED For YOUR  CONVENIENCE  Shop Here  For All  HOME, MARINE AND  FISHING    SUPPLIES  Phone 116  PENDER  HARBOUR  t, IphiDslone Cbapter  Order of the Eastern Star  presents the  Roberts Creek Community Hall  April 24th,      \ 8:00 p.m.  Adults 50^ Students 25^  Because  our  only  source  of  revenue  is   from  sale of  electricity, the investment of some $56,000,000 in facilities to  serve more than 49,000 customers throughout B. C is being 'J  paid for solely by those customers.- \.x~^  The Commission is a Crown Corporation established <by?  the Provincial Legislature eight years ago under the "Electric  Power Act ��� . . an act to provide for improving .the availability and supply of electrical power." Being a Crown  Corporation, it is not a Government department,although.;  responsible to and reporting annually to the Legislature. *  POWER means PROGRESS  PC.-1-53  POWER C��MMSSSi@M  Election Act  X  The Provincial Voters List is now being revised  i- '      :.<    ��� \  If you are not registered you will not be able  to vote at the next Provincial Election. "t  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, be-  tween 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 Cn��ek    Blott's Store  .;..:  1:00  p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Gambier Island A & N Veteran's Memorial Hall 1:00  p.m.. to 9:00 p.m.  Sechelt    Sechelt Inn   1:00  p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Half Moon Bay   Redroofs Hall  1:00  p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Wilson Creek   VicV Trading Post  1:00  p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Pender Harbour    Garden Bay Lodge  1:00  p.m.' to 9:00 p.m.  Port Mellon   Community Hall  1:00  p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  SEE   LOCAL NOTICES  NO GENERAL HOUSE TO HOUSE CANVASS IS TO  BE   UNDERTAKEN.  Those already on the Voters List will receive Post   *  Card notification that they are registered.  ��  District Registrar, Mackenzie Electoral District,  Powell River, B.C.  es-_ -fJ[ic<'.Jea --*?��� "'^---l  /  Ii  ForYoiir  Cook Stove oe* Furnace Oil  Reg. Godfrey,  Phone Grantham 56  ee iiiese nai  LADIES' NON-CREASE DRESSES  In "Nylon Pusse^::     :::.   ._  LOVELY FULL "KRISKAY" SKIRTS  HON- CREASING   LINEN DRESSES  $16.95  ..'.. $��� 6.95  ... $11.95  TH TiSEiy SROPPE  Phone-43  Sechelt  Announcing:  A New Enterprise  In*  i        - *  Oil Burner Servicing  And  Washing Machine Repairs  Also Sales In  Duo - Therm Oil Units  and Beatty Washers  Phone 32  Gibsons. B.C.  Start The Holiday Week-End With A  Roberts Creek Hall Board Sponsors  A Friday Night  DANCE  May 15th ��� Roberts Creek Hall  "Rythm Pals" in Person  Admission $1.00  Modern Hone Makers Use  Modern Cleaners  For Today's Materials  When Spring Cleaning  Save Time And Effort With These, They're Fast And  ..'���.- -Efficient!.:..;'  For Floors:  Johnson's, Hard-Gloss '"Glo-Coat".    Simoniz, "Non. Scuff"  Self   Polishing   Floor vWax.    Johnsons   or   Simoniz   Paste  . Waxes  Try "Albo" No. 50 New-Lac For Lustre.  For Rugs and Upholstery:  "MYSTIC FOAM"   or   "LAMORENE"  Really Marvellous Cleaners.  For Cars: ���'"; "  ~y\/:-y  JOHNSONS    "CAR-NU"   and   "CAR-PLATE"  SIMONIZ  "CLEANER" and PASTE   WAX.    :  PSe^verffiow? -  Try "OVENO" For Enamelled Ovens o* Stoves. "GLASS  WAX" For Windows, Fridges, Or Any Enamelled Surface.  AND DON'T FORGET  We Have VACUUM CLEANErtS and FLOOR POLISHERS  On Hand.  unset Hardware  YOUR  PROGRESSIVE   HARDWARE  MERCHANT  Phone 32 , Gibsons  Thursday'April 23, 1953        The Coast News  -'���';'     By Al^S  - Paster Elliott^| congregation  will soon have a new home. The  little church-will soon be on the  . lot purchased by them some time  ago. The land is being cleared.  The lot is situated on the same  block as the Shell Oil Station,  on the corner*  The West End club were entertained at the home of Mrs. Jack  Evans, Marine Drive,, this month.  A full membership attended and  ^ very eh^byab^ spent.  ;--Mrs. Betty ^Williams entertained the ;Gm^ St. Hilda's,  on April 15th. Fifteen ladies  were present andthe hostess was  assisted by Mrs. Irma Laycock.  Visiting here from Princeton  are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Spangler  and Mr. Spangler's sister Mrs.  Beth Haskamp, . staying at the  Sechelt Inn. They expect to  spend a short vacation at Heron's  Ghyll, their summer home on  Sechelt Inlet. Mr. Spangler is an  old time iresiderit^%f the Peninsula, who operated a store some  years ago at Pender Harbour,  and one at Sechelt before moving to Princeton.  . "Mrs. M. Tracy entertained at  a Birthday party for Mrs. Alice  Kent recently.  Very sorry to hear that Mr.  Walter MeKissock is very sick.  Hope he will be soon on the road  to recovery.  Recent visitors were Mr. and  Mrs. B. Lawson and'their family  from Lulu Island, and Mr. and  Mrs. J. Whyte and family from  Lasqueta Island.  Mr. Percy De Wolfe has gone  to Kitamat for a few months.  Congratulations * to Mr. and  Mrs., Cy Gordon on the birth of  a baby son. Also to Mr. and Mrs.  Albert Louie on trie birth of a  baby son at St. Mary's Hospital,  Garden Bay.  See  KURLUK  For  ELECTKICAL HEATING  House and Commercial  WIRING  Electric Appliance  SALES  Phone   Wilson   Creek  gl   M  COMPLETE  SUPPLIES & SERVICE  on  PLUMBING & ELECTRICITY  Qualified Local Plumber  and Electrician  t -  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  Union  General Store  Sechelt, B.C.  Gower  Gleanings  MEATS: Saturday only  SMOKED   JOWLS   ONTARIO  CHEESE    (Medium)  BACON,   RiiuHess,    Cello,      lb   29^  lb    52f  lb    30^  GROCERIES:  each   49^  SUPER-VALUE WRITING PADS,  200 Sheets, Kid Finish,    - -      ;BLUErRm^ ���.������"������yr  Regular ���9^   .^.L  .........   only   59^  GOLD  REEF APRICOTS ........ 20 oz tin   29^  \  by Gypsy Towers  Mrs. George Simmons paying  a brief visit to her mother Mrs.  A.B.B. Hill, having flown down  from Carcross to be with her  mother-in-law who has been in  hospital and under doctor's care  in Vancouver.  Mr. and Mrs. John Bow and  their two sons visiting at Stron-  loehie. Itching to dig their toes  in the sand. Mr. Bedford braving  the cold water and snaring a  stranded crab on the sandbar.  Souse-painting at the S.F.  Smales. .  Mr. and Mrs. James Beaton  under the weather with colds.  Miss Barter, old time Gower-  ite guesting with the Wilson  Johnson's. ^  J.G. Sinclair visiting with  daughter-in-law Mrs. Jimmie  Sinclair, Jr. at Roberts Creek.  Taking delivery of his repaired.  car and back once more to the  white lights.  A spurt in real estate inquiries around the', Point, lots  changing hands but building  temporarily in abeyance. Otherwise all seems quiet in this  peaceful haven.  rs- Steeves To  DRYGOODS:  NEW!  GAY   MEXICAN   SKIRTS    (Really Full)  In Flowered Pattern  "KRISILiY"   NYLON   BLOUSES  To Wear With Them  On Saturday,  May  2nd,  Mrs  Dorothy Steeves, a former member of the Provincial Legislature,  will  address  a   meeting  in the  School Hall. Gibsons.  ''She will speak n support, of  Mr. Anthony J. Gargrave, CCF  member for, the Mackenzie  Riding in the last Legislature,  and. Candidate in the forthcoming election.  At this meeting, Mr. Gargrave.  will report on  the session just  closed in Victoria.  For  Best Results  Use The Coast News Classified  Taw advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  i:tfe.;,...v.-^S'---- IW����9Kft^_S->^p^���-*  1   L ���=:���:'���/./ ���('  8  The Coast News      Thursday April 23, 1953  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� TAtlow  1954  ���  a ������  Deliver    Anywhere  Sechelt Building Supplies  HIUMAN  At  Wetmore Motors  North Shore Dealer  PARTS,   SALES,   REPAIRS,  Phone "West 614" Collect.  1  22nd  and  Marine  West    Vancouver  Date Pad  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.  April 26 ��� Gibsons Institute  Hall, Junior Garden Club, 2 p.m.  April 28 ��� Roberts Creek at  the home of Mrs. Wallis at 8 p.m.  VON board meeting, VON annual campaign begins May  11.  April 28 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall at 8 p.m., Gibsons  Garden Club meeting with Parlor Show of Spring flowers.  Visitors welcome.  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 4 ���- Gibsons Institute  Hall. Regular meeting Farmers  Institute.  May 5 ��� Selma Park Community Centre. Spring tea, sale  ?���� work, home cooking.  May 18 ��� Opening date of  Soames Point Lawn Bowling  club at 2 p.m.  June 2 ��� Sechelt Canadian  Legion Coronation Festival.  August 7 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church. Tea and Sale of  work.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Extra special, Gibsons, small  cottage on three lots���million  4ol��r view, property cleared,  has water and lights, exceptionally nice location���bargain, fur*  wished, only $2500.  IT REALLY DOES.PAY TO LIST  TOUR PROPERTY WITH US.  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate  Agents.  League play in the final stages  presents a rather confusing picture. Tenpin League, Sechelt  Ladies and Penninsula Commercial have rolled their last for  this season. Gibsons Mixed,  Sechelt Sports Club and Ball  and Chain are still faced with  final playoffs. Highest scores of  the week were produced by  Anne Kurluck���289 for a single  and Eve Moscrip 730 for three,  both in the Ball and Chain  League.  TENPIN   LEAGUE  Crucil's roled 1962 over Nelson's 1864 to take thecoveted  tenpin trophy. Banquet and presentation of prizes will be held  Friday May 15th at the Legion  Hall Sechelt. .  GIBSONS MIXED  Josie Davies 613���258. Ron  DeMarco 258. Jules Mainil 603.  Danalogis 2623. Co_Op 35, Whiz-  bangs 33. (Another week to go.)  SECHELT LADIES LEAGUE _  Eve Moscrip's Guttersnipes  took* top spot in both halves to  cinch the trophy with Betty  Hughes Diehards and Cherry  Whitakers Totems rolling off  Monday night for second place.  Totems won.- Banquet and presentation of prizes Wednesday  April 22nd at Selma Park Lodge.  PENINSULA   COMMERCIAL  _  Rusk's Logging (Capt. Jack  Eldred) took total pins * to win  the trophy over Keith Wright's  M & W team. Banquet and presentation of prizes Friday May  1st at Robehts Creek.Community  Hall.  SECHELT   SPORTS   CLUB  Pete Tschaikowsky 647���265.  Bill Woods 265. Tony Tschaikowsky 658. Holey Rollers 2555.  Polecats, Holey Rolers, Kingpins and Pinheads roll off for  top place Friday night. Banquet  and presentation of prizes,Saturday May 2nd at Sechelt Inn-  Dance at Wilson Creek Hall.  BALL  AND CHAIN  Anne Kurluck 289, Eve Moscrip 730, Dan Currie 267, Bert  Sim 686. Missing Links and  Cruisers play off Friday. Banquet May 9th at Sechelt Inn���  Dance Wilson Creek Community  Hall.   / ..-.'.-  Gibsonews  by W.M. New  The regular meeting of the  Gibsons Local Association sponsoring Girl Guides and Brownies  was held April 13th at the home  of Mrs. Bestwick. There was a  good attendance.  Mrs. Robertson, Lieutenant of  Gibsons Guide Company, reported on the recent Conference of  B.C. Guide and Brownie Leaders  and L.A. representatives held in  Victoria, recenty. About 175  Guides from all parts of the  Province were present, and as  many L.A. delegates. Interesting  reports were heard from many  centres from East Kootenay to  Vancouver Island, and from the  lower Fraser to Northern Cariboo. One of the most interesting  was of the activities of handicapped girls, deaf, blind, or in  hospitals, who thoroughly enjoy  being Guides too.  Mrs. Peterson, Captain of  Gibsons Guides, told of an evening to be held by our girls in  the School Hall April 28th.  There will be a short program,  sale of home cooking etc., tea,  display of Guide Work. Proceeds  for Company" Funds.  Congratulatibns to Rev. and  Mrs. Frank Bushfield on the  birth of a little grand daughter  in Vancouver. Jean and Harold  Bushfield are the happy parents.  Proudest grandparents in the  area are the J..P. Stewarts. Baby  son for Barrie and Frankie last  Friday, first in the fifth generation on his Mother's side.  Winnipeg-born tenor George  Murray, a radio singer before  he was out of high school, now  considered one of the top entertainers in the business went to  Toronto in 1939. Since that time  he has been gaining recognition  ���as a successful singer on a number of CBC network programs.  Pole Court News  Pleading guilty to driving  without due care and attention,  Lawrence Rouse was fined  $25.00 and costs when he appeared before Magistrate A.  Johnston in Sechelt..  Having liquor in his possession off a Reserve cost Ernest  Paul,  Indian,  $10.00  and costs.  Dr.   Wm.   Currie   was   fined  $10.00   and   costs   when   found  guilty of intoxication in a public  place.  Roy John Melinnis was fined  10.00 when he pleaded guilty  to ia charge of being intoxicated  at Port Mellon. ,'  Mits Tsuida of Gibsons was  fined $2.00 and costs for illegal  parking oh Marine Drive at  Gibsons.  John Alexander Morr isoni of  Gibsons "arid Victor Stanley  Frahske Of Wilson. Creek e&ch  paid $20.00 and costs on being  found guilty of "exceeding the  speed limit on the Sechelt Highway. James Edward Stephen of  Pender Harbour also was fined  $20.00 for'travelling at 35 MPH  in a 20 MPH zone.  In Juvenile Court 3 youths  were placed on probation for  one year after having been apprehended as a result of a drink-  ingsparty.J  SOCRED fW.A.  HEAR  INTERESTING  ADDRESS  The regular monthly meeting  of the local Socred W.~A. was"  held on AjJTedraesday April 15th  at the home of Dr. McFadden.  The meeting was well attended,  and a very interesting address  on "Waste" and "Principles of  Social Credit" by Prof. J. Friend  Day was enjoyed by all.  Porpoi se Patter  by Sally Ann  Miss Joyce Beale from Egmont  spent the- Easter holidays with  her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs,:  Joe Jeffries.  Recent Visitors to Vancouver  were Mr^ arid Mrs. C. Stubbs  and daughter Donna, down to  visit Donna's new cousin; and  Mr. L.E. Reid, who was down to  attend hisxaunt's funeral.   .  On Friday, April 17th, Mr.  end Mrs> Clarence Newcombe,  and grandson- Danny" Gory went  .to Vancouver to visit Mrs. T.  Gory and her new daughter,  Valentina Joan, who was born  Wednesday, at St. Paul's Hospital. Mother and baby are both  doing fine.  Mr. W. Anderson has been  busy seeding approximately an  acre of his new lot with potatoes.  He recently purchased the forestry "boathouse which has'been  moored on the <east side of Porpoise Bay. Mr. Anderson intends  to put it on his lot for use as  a shop.  Are Still In (*��od Range  Gome In And Make Your Selection  No Reasonable Offer Mused  Teen-Agers and Ladies Will Find  Bargains in Sports Shirti,  Sweat^SKirts, Jackets/ Etc,:  In Our 14���16 Size Range.  ardware  YOUR  PROGRESSIVE   HARDWARE   MERCHANT  Phone 32 Gibsons  RYE  Aristocrat .-.v-  Anniversary -  Viscount  Old Keg  GIN   London Club London Dry  insist on  8 years old  5 years old  4 years old  3 years old  melchers  AND  QUALITY  BRANDS  This advertisement is not published *r displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  1953 LICENSE INCLUDED  THESE PRICES  . $595  ... $595  .. $875  ... $795  $195  .:: $195  ..$125  .. $ 95  ... $95  .. $195  '51 FORD  THAMES   Ms Ton Panel :......   '50 ^PORD THAMES   % Ton Station Wagon ��:  '50 AUSTIN   Station Wagon .,.���.... .1...........  42 PACKARD   SEDAN ......,:............  '41 CHEVROLET   1 Ton Pickup I.......  '39 FORD COACH           .'..   '37 CHEVROLET SEDAN  .....:..........:.....  % DODGE SEDAN y ..........���.-.---.....���....   '35 PLYMOUTH COACH :.���....-  .......  '34 OLDSMOB1&E SEDAN  .....   '32 BUICK SEDAN .....'.   -    Ross Roth  nr j 33I0S  Phone Gibsons 102W


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