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 Provincial I*i  Phone your al&issftsrrla?  B��  orders to  Seventh Year of Publication   Thursday,  June 25,  1953       Vol. 7 ��� 25 ^Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  >    I  This, new streamlined ferry, the fast motor vessel Kahloke, goes into regular service between  Nanaimo and HorseshoeBay (West Vancouver), effective with the 2 p.m. departure'iro^. Nanaimo  on Saturday; June 27 Five round "trips will be made daily including Sundays and hplijd|iys by the  new Black Ball ferry which has a capacity of 1,000 passengers and 100 automobiles; N6^eservations  are" necessary due to the sufficient capacity of the vessel and the frequency of service Overhead  clearance of 13 feet, 6 inches accommodates trucks and house trailers. Vehicles, drive straight on and  off���no turning. The Kahloke crosses between the British Columbia Mainland arid;V^c^wr Island',  in 90 minutes. Shown above at her trial run last'''Week, the Kahloke was built atcVarrowsj lad., in  Victoria for Black Ball Line^ Ltdv and made 19 knots at 5,000 horsepower. Fdll^pp^r was not  utilized; The Kahloke in o�� all-metal construction throughout, and i^'equipped/wi^''��c^i^'':,;:'  Begins New Service Lands 32 Pound  Spring Salmon  A new ferry service for Canadian! travel between Horse*  shoe Bay (West Vancouver) ,and  Nanaimo on Vancouver Island  begin* Saturday, June 27, when,  the luxurious new motor ves-  sel Kahldke^f Black-Bftll'tiiiie/  Ltd., commences five round  trips daily on that run with the  2 p.m. departure from Nanaimo.  In advance of the first public  trip of the Kahloke, a special  inaugral sailing with provincial  and fcivic   officials   and. other  invited buests; will leave Horseshoe Bay at^9:30a.m, June 27/  * At Nanaimo, the passengers, to-  geather ;with Vancouver Island  guests,  will be  entertained by  the  Nanaimo  Board   of Trade  at ceremonies and a picnic luncheon welcoming the new_.service to the island.  Among   the   distinguished  guests invited for the inaugral  cruise   are:   Honorable   Lionel  Chevrier,   Minister   of   Transport,   Government   of   Canada;  Honorable   W.   A.   C.   Bennett.  Premier   of   (the   Province    of  British   Columbia;   Colonel   the  Honorable    Clarence    Wallace,  Lieutenant Gopernor of British  Columbia;    Honorable    Wesley  Dewett  Black,   Provincial   Secretary and Minister of Municipal  Affairs; Honorable R.W. Bonner  Attorney    General'   of    British  Columbia;    Honorable    Gordon  McG.   Sloan,   Chief justice   of  British   Columbia;   and  Honorable  P.A.  Gaglardi,  Provincial  Minister of Public Works.  Others include^ J.b. Lessard,  deputy minister of transport,  Dominion   Government;   Angus  (Continued on pa&e 4)  see New cseiryice;for Black Ball -  Last Thursday; fourteen year  old Allistair Edward, trolling off  Port Mellon, hooked and landed  a reaUy./ii^  mon.    .,,,,*. -        G>  ThfB^lad' was using a glass  rod, a cast over reel, 23 pound  test Perlyon line, a ten-pound  test Comet leader and a one-  ounce sinker. It took him forty-  five minutes to land his SalmOn,  but he did it beautifully. _  Allistair was visiting his aunt  and uncle, the Frank CardineHs,  and had to leave his fishing to  go to Vernon with the Seafdrth  : Cadets; It is hoped that his fel  lows in\^ real  ize that itactuld-iy was  'that  big'/ ���' :':yy;y:y-$yy  ���, Speaking of ^ifis-iing, Mrs.  Merriam caught two Steelhead  in the Rainy River, one weighing 10 pounds, the other 6  pounds. She* was using a small  trout rod, with a fifteen pound  (test line. The snap shot which  mm In Seche  Driving into Sechelt from the  South, one now sees concrete  evidence of the new Standard  Motors Garage and Service  Station that  is to  be.  The cement floor, eighty ft.  square has been poured. Reg.  Jackson states that jthe building  should be completed by September. It will be  of glass and  This netw building will be  cement block construction, and  modern in every respect,  known as Standard No. 1, but  the Wilson Creek Garage will  continue/ in  operation.  Further1 change (along the  same street is the Cecil Law-  'rence home having been moved  away to the country place, and  the office moved to the site of  the house; This is all to make  for better space and service.  Socred Pres. Resigns  Dr. Harley C. Anderson has  announced his resignation as  President of the Social Credit  League in Mackenzie riding.  Early this spring, Dr. Anderson had asked to be relieved of  his duties, owing to poor health,  but was asked by the League  to continue until the completion!  of the election campaign. This  he did, hut he feels that now  he is no longer able to carry  the load, and as of Saturday,  June thirteenth,has relinquished the post.  wning i  Soberts Creel  Enlarges Premises;  The Connors have added a  whole new section to their Midway Store, on the Sechelt Highway at Gibsons. The official  opening date of this remodelled  enlarged grocery store is on  June 29th, Monday, and no effort is being spared to make  the day attractive to shoppers.  7 Regular callers at the Midway will be delighted with the  tiehv iconvenijences. The 'self  gerve' feature will prove at-  tactive to all.  Congratulations to Ed and  Molly COnnor, the d istrict has  watched their business grow  from the small shop on the opposite sidie of the street to the  present Grocery,; :over.; the past  seven -years;^ It; is -a credits to  the community. ~." ;: ir  ately, not clear enough, for reproduction, but the fish were  there!  Port Mellon Derby  Nets Big  The week long Salmon Derby at Port Mellon .riesulted in  some v triumphant fishermen  and fine spring salmon.      /  During the week ending at  2:00 p.m. on June 6th, all the  local and goodly number of  outside entrants trolled happily  for the big fish for which Port  Mellon has long been known.;  On the first day of the Derby  week,. BiH Ross landed one  weighing 29*4 lbs- This was  thought to be the winner, right  until the final. day, when just  before noon, Don Dunham  came up with one that caused  Bill's to fade into second place.  Don's spring weighed in at 34  pounds, a spring of note in any  Derby.  Meantime, W. T. Atkinson of  Fisherman's cove had landed  another beauty of 29 lb weight.  Prizes were duly awarded to  these doughlty WaKcfas, Don  Dunham with first receiving a  glass rod and reel, Bill" Ross  for his second, a reel, and W.T.  Atkinson for a close third, a  fisherman*? Thermo-jug.  B; M 1. Execiitivit  '-,':��� ~i. *  .-r'x.i\  +.*%.  in North Van.  The Liberal Convention, for  Coast Capilano Federal Riding  will be held in North Vancouver  on June 27th, at 8:00 p.m.; in  the Lonsdale Hall, according to  the Gibsons Liberal Association  President, Jules Mainil.  Jules is confident of a good  turnout to this meeting, as the  Liberal Party has really grown  enthusiastic and stronger than  ever, he states. It is expected  that there will be a good representation from the Sechelt  Peninsula. '  (Vernon   Black   Unable   to   res>  cue  Pal)  Children playing at the Roberts Creek Wharf on Saturday  evening last were the only immediate witnesses to a tragic  accident, when eleven year old  Joe Fortt, son of Mr. and Mrs.  William Fortt, fell from the  wharf and "was  drowned.  The boys had been riding  their bicycles around the freight  shed at the end of the wharf,  when evidently Joe lost his  balance, and went over the  side.  Vernon Black, one of the boys  in the group, went in after Joe,  but with the tide; running strongly, hej was unable to reach  his chum. He had finally to -  give up, exhausted.  The R.C.M.P. and friends and  neighbors   (were  out   in   boats,  have not been able to\ recover  ..the body.  Joe is one of seven children  of Mr. and Mrs. fortt. Mrs.  Fortt had only the previous  Tuesday returned from hospital  with a new baby son.. Bill Fortt  who has been working "up  coast at a logging camp has  been called home by the tragedy. . ; j;:;wj,, 1-. \  Memorial Service ;'r I i^;J  for Joseph Fortt '~yi ',  Subject to confirmation, a  memorial service ���will be conducted at Robejrtisr Oreek for  Joseph Fortt, son of Mr. and  Mrs. William Fortt. This will  bevon Monday* June *29th, at  ^_U3&api_^ :,������;;��� ���  Weather permitting, this ser-  vice will be held in the open air  at the Roberts Creek school  grounds, otherwise, in the Corar  munity Hall.  As    presently    arranged,    a   ���  clergyman from Vancouver has  been asked to officiate at this  service.  '��� ��� '    '���    ���������'     ���������'II��� ���������'      ��� !�����!��� ���������1.^. ��� ���_��_>  Work on Halfmoon Bav  Cut Off Progressing  Residents' of the Halfraoott  Bay-Welcome Beach area, are  pleased to see that bulldozing  of the road along the y'cut-off*  is under way.  Clearing is being done by the  Evans D-8 Bulldozer, and A.  E. Ritchey's machines are making the road.  Eighty - Seven  Years  Young  Men and machines have been  active ion Beach Avenue and  Seaview road invGxbsdhs lately,  with" consequent- improvement  to driving and parking  ilities. .  >*?.'  The, street ; 4a front of the  Gibsons Buildingy; Supplies, and  running North,.as well as that  which connects it with Marine  Drive have, had a thorough face  iijftnig, a smoothing job, and  a' removal o�� suntiry ybumps.  Commissioner Bsllentine act-  vand-the;/'^^^'l^^^j^^iiife^ ���  =.������___a*s_*-^- -tc^loca^ij-dcra? -V.-.y  Enlarged  Last week the new slate of  officers for the Gibsons Board  of Trade was published. Omitted from this list in error wfere  .the names of two pppuiar anem-  feers:ofme-executive. They ar��  ;-jAi ^tchey y^ndi Clig   Gray,  ^^i_hcMut ^whoni no y.00:. ��***��  ' whMd''tee'com^  Mrs. S.J. Morison, resident of  Gibsons since |92?|,jtas returned  from the:!.south-for -her -annual  'summering'. She spends half of  year at her home "Langholm".  With Mrs. Morison here are  members who make up five  generations of the family, Mrs.  J. Scott; Mrs. Morison, young  Bobby Garden, Robert Garden  and Mrs. Sadie Garden, daughter of Mrs. Scott.  Mrs. Mormon has four child-  rem,   eight   grandchildren, - mx-  t&ea great. ^andchiMresi, an_l  two great, great grandchfldrem.  She lived in Vancouver from.  1910 to 1921. Of late years, Mrs.  Morison has flown, to California where she winters with  one of��� her daughters. Her  health and spirits continue to  be good.  Two of the family live in the  United States, Mrs. Charles  Tupper of San Mateo, California  andDr. WJP. Moriso��&-���f-On-  alaska, Washington. Two' others  Archibald Morisoir of ~ Vancouver and .Iffifts: J. .Scott of.  Furnaby, remain near ��4 hand 2  The Coast New*    Thursday,   June 25,  1953  (She <&oas.  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  v  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  ��ox 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  itoriats  Gower Point and Whitaker's  Beach residents were thrilled to  ���see the Bomber planes going  into formation for the mock-  lattack on Vancouver on Saturday morning.  They were able to see the  first four form up, and moments  later see them joined by four  others from across Georgia  $traits. _The morning was clear  enough that these planes vtere  visible for miles, and the watchers marvelled at their precision of flight manoeuveres, before going in for the attack.  Mrs. Stan Fallows gave a very  graphic description of this  part of the operation. No sounds  could be heard of following  activities, however.  On Sunday, Mrs. Helen Lau  reported seeing a large Sea  Plane being towed by tug past  the beach there, also.  Unguarded Wharf Fatal Te Children _________  Boys will be boys. Children will be children. Adults will ^  be unwatchful until tragedy forces their hand. These  are q       J.'f    T) -Ul  trite, old, almost worn-out comments, but as true today, as Kg^Qgr 5    Klyill  when first uttered.  \  This week, we have regretfully reported the drowning of  young Joe Fort, who fell from the wharf at Roberts Creek.  This wharf, called many names by many people, including  that of an 'experiment' in construction, has stood unused as  a wharf for many months. It has also been ah enticing playground for children, and therefor a potential death trap for  them.  What better place than a smooth, planked area for the  young lad on a bicycle? What more dangerous place than  this, without even a railing, with a tide tthat can race strongly  enough to remove rocks of a ton's weight from their places?  Can something not be done to either prevent children from  going onto this unused wharf, or to provide some measure  of safety,; such as aguard rail (or even steps for the return  of the unfortunajbe from the sea),  to avoid this criminal  waste of life ?  It's only a few short weeks since we had to report a similar accident at Sechelt, which fortunately ended more happily. There the boy could swim, itihe.tide was not so strong,  and there were means of climbing back to the dock planking.  This whole Coast is strung with little and larger wharves,  docks and jetties. They are a'natural part of Coastal living.  Children, bicycles and danger are equally parts of life almost  anywhere. In most areas, however, there are some means of  safeguarding these same children from the most obvious dangers. Can something not be done about Ithese tempting but  dangerous wharfs, particularly. when they are unused, and  therefore unoccupied by the normal adult population?  It might well be worth while to write the local member  of Parliament with some suggestions on this. Wharves and  Docks were once said to lie quite close to his heart. Perhaps  safety of children does,/too.  One Worker's Opinion  We learned with just one more sigh of relief that the  Fisherman's Strike was over. To us. of course, any strike  which threatens the ultimate slfcrength of a nation, whether it  be in Food Production, National Transportation, or Production of goods for 'World Trade, or National Communications,  are weapons which should be declared illegal.  In this day and age, when almost any question (other  than that of Korea, of course) can be settled by arbitration  and/or negotiation, the strike, as a means of-acheiving an  end is on a par with kidnapping or the use of a spiked bludgeon. ���     .       . .        '  There seems to be such a discrepancy between the expressed opinions of individual workers in any group where strike  action is being discussed, and the ultimate, reports of the  percentage of votes in favor of sitrike action, .that we are led  to doubt either the number of workers who say "No, I don't  want to strike.", or the reports that quote such an overwhelming majority voted in favor of strike'action.  We are led to wonder just whose weapon is the strike,  and for just what end is it being so widely and (to us) so  unreasoningly employed? Knowledge may be what we lack.  We are so willing to learn that we welcome genuine information from any source.  Editor, The Coast News,   /  Sir: ���  To   Our  Friends, of   This   Joint  Area.  My wife, and I feel deeply  indebted to the people around  us. It has been said, "A friend  in need is a friend indeed"  This mans family has been extended a friendship by you all.,  too great to express here in  words. Your sympathy is deeply  appreciated at this time of our  great loss and sorrow. I trust  you will allow me to use this  means of expressing our gratitude to you one and all.  Your joint efforts in trying  to find the remains . of our  Joseph has been untiring, and  I wish to make it known to  you all that I feel, you have  gone beyond y pur.. expectations*  in your task. Thank you.  I also want it known here  that Joe's little friend Vernon  Black has a very warm place  in our hearts here for what he  so unselfishly did. I am thankful to you Vern, and I am glad  you did not lose your life in  your attempt, which you might  easily, have done.  There are many others I  would like! to mention here,  but lets not elaborate  on this.  I want nerve to say that there.  has been many others that have  come close to this same tragedy  through bicycles playing on  these wlKaryes. Must we continue to leave danger spots go  unprotected, and see our loyed  ones go down to unefeded and  horrible death. I feel I must  stress he^re that 'the price \is  more than, any of us will want  to pay. I am sure we have need  of looking into the situation,  here and correcting these very  obvious  mistakes-.  Please accept my gratitude  again and if I can be of service in any effort made in the  prevention of any future accidents I will be here.  We  are   grateful to  you   all,  Mr.  and Mrs.  W, G. Fortt and  Family. ' 1  OT I C E  Hours  Effective Saturday,  June  27 th  11:30 A.M. "to   11:30 P.  Calgary VIstor Finds  Gibsons Beautiful  Mrs. Bond*of Gibsons, is entertaining 'Miss J. Home of  Calgary   for   a   month.   This . is  .Miss Home's first visit to Gibsons, and she is delighted with  the beauty of the place. She  already has found much pleas-  .ure in sending boxes of flowers  back to Calgary from' Mrs.  Bonds garden.  Editor, The Coast News,  Sir: ���  Re: Gambier Island School  In your issue of June 11th,  1953, the report of th; monthly  school board meeting indicated  that plans for a school on Gambier have been postponed once  more, and inferred that this  postponement was due to a  statement purported to have  been made by myself at the  school board meeting, viz: VRflx-  Fahrni the representative from  Gambier reported the; delay on  the- construction of Andys Bay  road" and "Mr. Fahrni reports  that there is little hope of completion of the road in question  this year."      ,  Now with no reflection whatever on members of th board  or on your reporting staff, I  should like to clarify this situation for the benefit of your  readers. For the information of  the Board I did in "fact express  an opinion regarding the completion of the Andys Bay road,  based on conversations with  the District. Engineer, but I  most certainly am not in a position to make an. official statement as was* indicated in your  write up, as my elected post  as school board representative  has no connection with matters!  of Public works on the Island.  I might say that to my knowledge, local crews are still at  work  on  the project.  It should perhaps be pointed  out that Gambier has sufficient  school age population  to  war  rant a school, but unfortunately  lack of roads on the island make  transportation a problem which  apparently can not for the time  being be surmounted. It is indeed a deplorable" situation  when one considers that in  spite of the "high amount that  flows into the tax coffers from  island, not even sufficient can  be allocated to complete present roads, let alone consider  construction of necessary new  ones.   _  '. Until we have- roads, it is  improbable we will have a  school; and until we have that  school the children on Gambier  are not getting a square deal.  Gerald Fahrni,  Centre Bay.  Ed's Note: It is regrettable  that the impression created by  tjhe repojrt referred to above  was that due to Mr. Fahrni making certain reports, the school  would be delayed. We are sure  that the School Board is basing  its actions upon knowledge of  existing facts. That Mr. Fahrni  had the onerous duty of making the report simply confirmed  . this knowledge, . .. .  W. McFadden, D.O_  Optometrist ,  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.n_! to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  DO   IT   TODAY!  Join the thousands of motorists who find it pays to belong  to the BRITISH COLUMBIA AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIAT-  ION. Se*nd for FREE BOOKLETS, that show yo\x the many  advantages, privileges and protection.-No obligation. Mail  enquiries to ���  Lloyd Johnston, c/o BCAA  303 West Pender, Vancouver 3,  B. C.  NEXT TIME YOU  ENTERTAIN . ..SERVE  CANADIAN WHISKY  You and your guests will  enjoy the distinctive, different flavour of Coronation  a fine Canadian Whisky of  mellow smoothness!  G00.D.ERHAM & WORTS LTD.  Established 1832  Canada's Oldest Distillery  Y> nee uourt News  In  Magistrate  Johnston's  Court  Harry Whelan, Vancouver,  fined $20.00 and costs for exceeding the speed limit in a  20 m.p.h. zone.  Albert Nimmons of Alberta  fined $2.00 and costs for parking in a prohibited area in Gibsons. "  Albert Bergnach, Gibsons  fined $5.00 and costs for having  no chauffeur's licence.  Eric Inglis Gibsons fined $5.00  and   costs   for   hiring   a   truck  dairver   who   was   not   in  possesion  of proper chauffeur's licence.  John Andrew Smid, Gibsons,  fined $10.00 and costs for failing to obtain "L" plate for  truck.  Tommy Reynolds, Wilson  Creek, was acquitted of a charge  of being intoxicated.  A juvenile was fined $10.00  and costs for driving a car  without being in possesion of  a driver's licence.  New unkra He,xi    R^rf* Creek  Thursday,   June  25,   1953        The Coast News  Gibsonews  by W.M. New  Congratulaticlis {to Mr. and  Mrs. Don Dupray on the arrival  of a daughter on Friday, June  19th. Mother and daughter are  well. The proud Father, we  hear, has survived the ordeal  too.  Support  St. Mary's  JRDOCH'5  Marine Supplies  For The Boat,  The Fishing  The Fisherman.  Enquire   Here  About   The  BENDIX  Depth Indicator and  Depth Recorder.    .  Rely on us for  "     Clothing & Footwear  Independent  Fish   Buyers  Phone 116  PENDER  HARBOUR  Sec cu focUuf,^t  B.EGoodrkli  CUSHION  B8G TRADE-IN  ALLOWANCE  ON YOUR OLD TIRES  Jerry's  Repair Sfiop  KLEINDALE  Pender    Harbour  JOHN B. COULTER  Lieutenant General John B.  Coulter, of the United States,  now heads the United Nations  Korean Reconstruction Agency.  The retired American officer had  served with the U.N. forces in  Korea and was then director  of the UNKRA Washington office.  Halfmoon  Beams  by I. Miller  Another week has come and  gone, and just heard', from  your regular correspondent  Florence Cormack who will be  leaving for home about June  27th. and on her return will  find everything O.K. around  "The Sheiling on the Crag"  thanks to her very kind neighbours Mrs. Elsie Klusendorf and  Mr. Joe Donohue who have  lookejd after the livestock and  beautiful garden.  Mr.  A.  Bendy of  Vancouver  has  purchased  the  Jack  Stew-,  art  place   in   Welcome     Beach  and   will  be   a  regular   weekender now.  Mr. -and Mrs. Hariney of Welcome Beach have as their guest  their son Colin of Noah's Ark  pet shop Vancouver, and at  Redrooffs Mr.  and Mrs.  Paddy  ....���������....-    ��... ?.   :  Welsh have their grandson  Shane visiting for the summer.  The regular meeting of the  V.O.N, was held at the home  of Mrs. F. Claydon. Present  were: Mrs. Oswald, Mrs. Simpson, Mrs. Menzies, Mrs. Curran,  Mrs. Meuse, Mrs. Meikle, Mrs.  Henderson, Mrs. Miller, and  Mrs. C|laydon. The members  decided to start work on a  pa.ch (vork-quilt to be raf_jled  this fall to help raise funds to  carry on the. very excellent  work of the V.O.N, on the Peninsula, and in connection with  the lovely Indian sweater to be  drawn. on August 15th at Red-  roc<fs HalU, please note that  tickets are still available from  any of the members.  Miss  Peggy  Oswald  and her  Dad   celebrated.,   their    double  birthdays   last   Sunday.   Peggy  made   a   special   trip  from   the  City for this occasion.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Menzies and  Wm. Miller travelled to the  City on Wednesday for the specific purpose of seeing the Coronation pictures, and unanimously agreed it' was,- lovely, and  worth seeing.  Pleased to hear that Jim  Morgan is improving after his  recent accident and will be  around again soon.  The Enumerator for the Federal Voters list is Wm. Miller  of Redrooffs and will be calling on you this week, if unable  to contact you, please consult  Voters list at Post office, and  remember list closes on June  27th.  Visitors this week-end include  the following: Miss A. Menzies,  Mr. and Mrs. ;. B.L. Pearce.  Darlings, Clarkes, Don and  Nora McDonald, Marilyn Lyons  George Nairn, Mr. and Mrs.  Shaw,, Blackie Black, J. Cooper  The Sexton family, and Jack  Falls.  For   Best  Results.  Use The Coast News Classified  by Madge Newman  The Ritz, in Vancouver, was  the headquarters for most of  the members of Mt. Elphinstone  Chapter no. 65 who attended  .the Eastern Star Convention  June 14-17. Joining the party  from Roberts Creek were Mrs.  A. Anderson, Mrs. E. J. Shaw,  Mm R. Cummings and 'Mfcs.  J.T. Newman. Strictly off the  record, there was more to this  trip than the enbyment of the  impressive sessions of the convention, which was held in the  Georgia Auditorium. Midnight  sessions of another species in  the Ritz ' were also enjoyed.  Sore tired feet were much in  evidence and the elevator boys,  it is hoped, became accustomed  to the sight of weary women  toddling.from floor to floor and  suite to suite carrying their  shoes in their hands.  One of the hazards of. visiting in each other's rooms was  the key situation. Invariably  these little gadgets, stamped  with code numbers totally un:  decipherable to the layman,  became hopelessly jumbled and  resulted in much running back  and forth through the halls  while the ladies tried the various doors with the entire collection of keys.  One fact of interest that was  learned at the convention was  that, of all the Provinces and  States on the continent, comprising a membership' of over  2V_ million, British Columbia  leads in the work of Order-  Cancer dressing stations and  raising money for Cancer Research. In this great work, the  Elph|toistone Chapter plays its .  part.    ���    /  The Roberts Creek Improvement Association held its business ;. .meeting in ^the -Legion  Hall June 11. This meeting was  well attended, and again several  new members were welcomed.  Seems people are beginning to  realize the only way to get  things done is to get organized  and stick together.  Park Day, or Sports Day, will  be a big affair thjis year so  mark a big cross against Saturday, August 1st, on your calendar. The .Queer} will be  crowned, refreshments will be  available at the Park, races  sports are arranged.  ,  The Improvement Association  has' adjourned for the summer  and the next meeting will be  held in . the . Legion Hall on  Thursday,   September   10th.   ,������ ��i ,     . ,  FATHERS  DAY  DINNER  The Holy Family Church  Altar Society of Sechelt sponsored a Fatheer's Day Dinner  from 5:30 to 8:00 o'clock Sunday evening, June 221, 1953 in  the Legion Hall. Mrs. Francis  Holland convened the dinner  and was assisted by the ladies  of the Aitar Society and the  men of the parish: There were  well over 100 people to enjoy  the turkey dinner with all the  trimmings. The tables were  beautifully decorated with seasonable flowers. After the dinner a film "A Girl in Every  Port" was shown. The Dads  thoroughly enjoyed the dinner  and the appropriate picture.  Use The Coast News Classified  PERMANENTS  All   Types   Given  YOUR HAIR CUT and STYLED  TO SUIT YOUR PERSONALITY  "hyette's Beauty Salon"  Phone 92 R,  Gibsons,     (Sechelt  Highway)  FINANCIAL STATEMENT:  GIBSONS   MAY  DAY  COMMITTEE  1952 Bank Balance  -$149.41  Proceeds from Dance  216.54  Donation from W. I.  10.00  Total  375.95  Disbursements:  264.17  Balance on hand  111.78  A DANCE WILL BE HELD  AT THANKSGIVING  Oct. 10th. Proceeds for May Day ,1954  Auction  Friday,  June   26th,  1:00  P. M.  EARLS   BLACKSMITH   SHOP  Gibsons  BED, DRESSERS, CHESTERFIELD,  Table, Chairs, Tools, Etc.  150 Items to choose from.  Earl Bingky  ���  y Auctioneer  WATER tells the  trutk about wkisky  Put Seagram's "83" to the water test.  Water, plain or sparkling,  reveals a whisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet.  Seagrams  vanadia/iw/wikii  02> Seagrams w_6 Sure  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  ATTENTION  9  To  Allow  For  Staff Holidays  Our  Plant Will  Be Closed  JULY   4 th   TO   11th  Gib.  sons The Coast News Thursday,   June 25,   1953  Carry  'The   Stock  mm BASEMENT  To ROOF  >  Cement ��� Gravel  Bricks  | Common  Lumber  :     Ttoofings and Papers  -Sash - Doors - Frames  PLASTER   MATERIAL  ^Plywoods   and  Wallboards  ^Finish Lumber & Moulding  Plumbing   and  Electrical   Fittings  ^Linoleum,   Paints  Wallpapers  Sander  Rental  and Mill work  X.B.C.    Home    Improvement  Credit Plan  Phone Gibsons 53  Gibsons  yildsng  Supplies  ''Continued from pagel)  New service for Black" Ball  McGugan, and L. C. Audette,  Canadian Maritime Commission;  R.C. Blyth, chairman of the  board of steamship inspectors;  F.J. Hume, Mayor of Vancouver;  Claude Harrison, Mayor of  Victoria; George Muir, Mayor  of Nanaimo: F. Goldsworthy,.  Mayor of North Vancouver;  Hugo Ray, Mayor of West Vancouver; and Major General G.  R. Pearkea, V.C., (member of  Parliament.  Officials of Yarrows, Ltd.,  Victoria shipyards, include  Clarence Wallace, president; H.  A. Wallace, vice president and  managing director; EWV. Izard,  manager; Gilbert Anderson,  naval architect; and C. R.  Watson,   secretary.  Officials of Black Ball Line,  Ltd., who will be present aboard  't'hd Kahloke include CaptaJLn  Alex M. Peabody, chairman of  board, and George Paulin, president.  According  to  Paulin, no  reservations are necessary for this  new   Canadian   service   because  oj_   the   capacity   of   the   vessel  and the frequency of her trips.  Special   buses   of   the   B.   C.  Motor Transportation  Company,  Ltd.,  will  operate  between  the  Vancouver    City    terminal    at  Cambie and Dunsmuir and Horseshoe  Bay,   ship's   side.   These  buses  connect with  all. trips  to  and   from  Nanaimo.   This   bus  service is available to all holders of passenger tickets between  Nanaimo and Horseshoe Bay in  either direction at no additional  charge.  Under the command  of Captain   Douglas   F.    Reynolds   as  master,   three  complete  Canadian  crews   with   a   complement  of   25   men   each   are   manning  the  new ferry  in  three   shifts.  Captain Reynolds  is   also   marine   superintendent   for    Black  Ball Line, Ltd. Captains include  B.G.K.  Owen-Jones, Roy Barry  and J.L. MacCauley. Chief and  Port Engineer is B.O. Tollefsan-,  and   Chief  Engineers   are   R.G.  Greaves,    C.    L.    Hudson    and  William Weston.  "COWBOY KING" JEANS FOR MEN & YOUTHS  Top  quality  Denim   11   oz.  Double Rivetted  'One Price Across Canada.  MARINE    MEN'S   WEAR  WORK BOOTS  GLOVES  CAPS  EVEN'S WEAR  Bal's Block       Gibsons  Open Friday Evenings  t  Notice   To   Contractors  Tenders are invited for clearing, burning of debris,  and rough gTading approximately 4V_ acres of the  site at the Elphinstone Jr. Sr. High School at Gibsons.  Plans and specifications may be obtained from the  undersigned  Sealed tenders, marked "Clearing'' will be accepted until 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, 1953.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be,  accepted.  Mrs. Anne Burns,  Secretary-Treasurer,.  Sechelt District No. 46,  Gibsons, B. C.  r e n e^s  STOCK   REDUCTION   SALE  Commencing June 25th  2 5 %  OFF  ALL CHILDREN'S WEAR  Bathing Suits, Play Suits, T-Shirts etc.  Ladies' Dresses - Nylons, sheers and Cottons  IRENE'S DRESS AND STYLE SHOPPE  Bal's Block  Gibsons  The following LIST is being published to  acqu aint the BUYING PUBLIC with the fact that purchases  from  your' LOCAL   FORD   DEALER   will   be  arcade at VANCOUVER PRICES:  /MAXIMUM LOCAL  RETAIL  DELIVERED  PRICES  .Ford Mainline Tudor $2,453.  JFord Mainline Fordor  JFord Ranch Wagon  ".Ford Customline Tudor  JTbrd Customline Fordor  _?ord Customline Coupe  .Ford Crestline Victoria  Ford Crestline Convertible  "JWEonarch Tudor  Monarch Fordor  Monarch Monterey  .Monarch  Convertible  _���:  Consul (Including Bumper Guards)  OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT AT EXTRA COST  Tires ��  670 x 15 4 ply W/W  710 x  15 4 ply W/W  710 x 15 4 ply W/W   ;  Battery  120 Ampere '"  Finish Metallic  Finish Two Tone/  Finish Two Tone  Tinted Glass     /  Heater and Defroster Fresh Air  Fuel and Vacuum Punip  Overdrive Trans. (Fuel & Vacuum pump included)  Radio & Antenna, 6 tithe  Signal Direction Turn Iridicators.  Spring & Shock Absorbers* H.D. Northern Equip.  ' Trans. Automatic (Fuel j& Vacuumpump included)  Trim Two Tone'Vinyl     /    .  ��� Trim"Two Tone Vinyl  Tires a;  710 x 15 4 ply W/W  760 x 15 4 ply W/W  Battery 120 Amperes  Electric Window Liftsy ���  Finish Two Tone        Y r?  Finish Two Tone        * ��� '  Tinted Glass  Heater  & Defroster,  Fresh Air  Overdrive & Transmission  Power Brakes  Power Steering , i   (���  Radio & Antenna 6 tube (incl. rear seat speaker)  Springs & shock absorbers. H.-D. (Northen Equip.)  Transmission! Autbmaiic  Tires  1,868. 590 x 13 4 ply W/W  640 x 13 4 ply W/W,  2,525.  2,950.  2,563.  2,635  2,586  2,960.  3,292.  3,154.  3,196.  3,587.  3,851  IZephyr (Bumper Guards standard  equip.) 2,084.  Heater & Defroster  Radio  Prices qouted  include Factory  list,  Retail  Freight, Authorized delivery charge and full tank of gas.  Equipment,   specifications  and  all  prices   quoted herein are subject to change without notice.  We are the Peninsula's HIGHEST TRADERS, a nd  consequently  are  well  stocked  with  GOOD  US ED CARS.  <  $    30.00  Ranch Wagon Only  33.01  Crestline Only v  54.25  All Models  5.39  All Models except  Victoria  &  Convert.  5.99  All Models except  Victoria  &  Convert.  26.95  Victoria only  15.57  All models  25.75  All models  ...  77.84  All models  s  10.48 \  All models  154.18.  All models  *  121.10  All models  19.16  All models except  Ranch Wagon  14.97  All models  238.53  M/L Tudor and Fordor  41.92  C/L Tudor and Fordor  34.73  (:  33.01  Convertible  only  N   35.75  All models  ���  5.39  Monterey only  135.32  All models except Monterey  and Convert.  26.95  Monterey only  .  15.57  All models  25.75  All models  80.23  All models  143.70  All models  4*4.91  All models  '  197.59  All models  131.04  All models  14.97  All models  ��� ������  229.19  Consul only  20.50  Zephyr only  ���  23.25  Consul & Zephyr  48.00  Consul & Zephyr  ���  98.50  1  WiSson Creek  Pender Harbour Sub Agent  JERRY GORDON BM?Baa���,��iBP'��1^^  Use The Coast News Classified RHOCKOUi  Thursday,   June 25,   1953      The Coast News  mass  For Your  See your  Reg. Godfrey,  Oil agent,  Phone Grantham 56  FOR   SALE  FOR  RENT  Summer Special, Fir'.- $10.00  Cord. Alder - $9.00.  E.' McCartney. Phone 67 H. tfn  28 ft. Fishboat with 6 H.P.  Easthope. $300.00 cash. Contact  P. Sladey, Egmont or O. Sladey,  Pender  Harbour. 25  Good Wood and Sawdust, Old  growth Fir and Millwood, Dry  Fir Fir Sawdust. Joe Rushtpn,  Roberts  Creek, Phone   24 U  2.  tfn.  For Sale: Washing machines  $39.50 and up. Chesterfields  $19.95'and up. New spring-filled  mattresses $29.95.. Ranges and  heaters $30.00 up.  C & S Sales Service  (located   below   Sechelt   P.   O.)  Phone Sechelt 30S  tfn.  Small Cottage, running water  electric light. Mrs. Bell, Gran  thanis Ldg.      - ��� ���  26  WANTED TO RENT     7.  Wanted to rent August 4 to  17th or Sept. 7 to 21st., accomodation for 3 adults, 1 infant.  Electricity, water vicinity Selma  Park - Wakefield. Reply J.  McKinnon, 3685.. McKechnie  Ave.  West Vancouver. .  26  WANTED TO BUY   - .     ���  ���  Girl's Bicycle. Phone 121 J.  Gibsons.  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear,  Gibsons. tfn  Five Room House, bathroom  electric lights, drilled well,  water frontage, etc. Mrs. A.  Aitchison, Pender Harbour* B. C.  26  Three roomed house, garden  with fruit trees. Reid 'Road -  H. G.  Smith. 27  Rough and planed Lumber,  phone > Halfmoon Bay 7 Z.  Kolterman Sawmills, Halfmoon  Bay. ���  tfn  Two dressers, one double bed.  Chesterfield and one chair.  Quaker oil heater. Apply Box  7, Coast News. 25  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Ho>nes   -!   acreage   -   many     CARD  OF  THANKS  real bargains - why not come  in and let us tell you about  them.. Totem. Realty, Gibsons.  For Sale. Healthy young Budgies $3.00 each. Mrs.'Robillard  R.R.  1 Halfmoon. Bay,  B.  C.  '=   For    Sale    ���    Strawberries^  Gibsons 67 R. W.H  Palmer..,  26  Auction at Earl's Blacksmith  shop, Gibsons, Friday June 26  1953 at 1 p.m. 25  Cabin Cook stove. Good con  dition,     $16.00     E.     G.     Kelk  Fletcher  road,   Gibsons.  Gibsons very nice home with  outstanding view, furniture for  sale if desired. $5250 terms.  Totem Realty  FOR  RENT  Couple offered ground floor  suite in private ho_ne(. Tcjilet  stove, some furniture. iReas.  Sunnyside, Granthams, opposite  local store.       ' ���        �� ,  The. members of Branch 109  of the Canadian Legion desire  to express their thanks to the  management and staff of the  Gibsons Theatre for the donation of the hall and services  given on the occasion of the  showing of the iilm Herhy V  on behalf of the Legion scholarship-fund, the proceeds of  which  amounted   to   $90.81.  TRADE  Swap, for cash or? One 12ft.  Clinker Inboard, very good  condition. One 12 ft. Plywood  skiff, (new). One 12 by 40 ft.  sleigh, as new, 3 bunks, bolted  well sway braced. John Toyn-  bee,.Sechelt. Phone 6.0.  General   Construction   &  Logging  , Mobile Crane  ���   Logging Truck  D-8   Bulldozer,   etc.  Free   Estimates  JACKSON    BROS.    LOGGING  CO.,  LTD.  Wilson   Creek.  Phones   2IX   &  20 M  To   Our   Advertisers  �� ��� *  It is our earnest endeavour to give the best possible  service to all of you, and still publish the, Coast, News on  time. To reduce night work for our Staff, we have set  the following hours as "Deadline". For Space ads, with  cuts (Mats), 12:00 noon, Tuesday. Space Ads without cuts,  up to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Classified Ads, and cards of  thanks, 4:00 Tuesdays.   .   s  ....  Your co-operation will.help us to serve you better,  and prevent possible ommission of advertising matter of  importance to you.  '������'������ *  "The Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  Publishers of the 'Coast News'."  Tournament Planned at Sechelt  There is to be a knock out  tournament of the Mid Peninsula soft ball league held in  Sechelt knd surrounding ball  parks for the holiday of July  First.  The preliminary games will be  held on Tuesday, June 30, and  the finals on the first of July.  Here is the line up of g5m.es  to be played at 6:30 Tuesday  evening: Jr. CYO vs Firemen  at Wilson Creek, Wilson Creek  vs Fumblers at the Reserve;  Pender vs Selma at Sechelt.  The three winners of thes games  will enter a draw.  Two firsts will play at Sechelt at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,  July 1st; The winner, of this  game will play the. winner of  the bye at 5:30 p.m. July first.  Prizes offered in this knock  out series by the Canadian Leg-  ionBraneh 140, Sechelt, are 1st  $10.00 and 2nd $5.00/The tour-  ament is sponsored by the Sechelt Branch.  For   SALE  Utililty Grade 2x4  (s4s)  & Shiplap   *  Load Lots Delivered $30.00 per M  Smaller lots at Mill ��35.00 per M  Also no. 2 and Better ��� Any Orders Filled  Rough or Dressed  SUCRE LUMBER CO.  Phone Cliff Oviatt, Gibsons 74 S or 39 J  Summer Weight  TROUSERS  Faded Blue or  Khaki Denims  Olive Drab  Twills  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33.    *. - tfn  Chesterfields and Rugs thoroughly cleaned and Shampooed* '  in your own Home by the  REXAIR Method'. Prices reasonable - Good work. See W.  Arrowsmith, basement Suite of  Eric In��lis Home.  ���     tfn  I'SWEAR,  Bal's Block       Gibsons  Open Friday Evenings  |��^#%  Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS:      Prices effective to June 27 Closing time.  Plate Boiling Beef, Grade 'A' Choice  It) 22^  Rump Roast Beef, Grade 'A' Choice   lb 59^  Fresh Minced Beef Grade 'A' Choice  It) 39^  Bologna, Sliced    lb 34^  GROCERIES:  "Prem", Round Tin, Each   35^  "Lynn Valley" Peaches. 2 tins  39^  "Nabob" Peas no. 4's 15 oz. tins. 2 for.......... 37^  Drvsoods  Children's White Pique Softie Hats and Sun Bonnets.  Gingham sun' suit'sots ��� Dresses and Bonnets  Straw sun hats in all sizes.  '���C?XW!tT't- -i <  YOUR HOSPITAL  BSft.  INSURANCE PREMIUM  IS DUE  WITH VOWPMMIUMPAYMENTMECTLYTO :  OSPITAL INSURANCE SERVICE  PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS, VICTORIA, B.C.  OR MAKE PAYMENT THROUGH LOCAL B.C.H.I.S. OFFICE  OR GOVERNMENT OFFICE  MAKE SURE YOU  QUALIFIT FOR  INSURES BENEFITS  *t  **  x   ^  ^?e^ day ^  LOWEST COST    -^ f-  PROTECTION AGAINST  CRIPPLING HOSPITAL BILLS  aiutnuwuHimuBmma The Coast News      Thursday,   June  25,   1953  'Mmmmmmmwmmmssm  Halfmoon Bay  _Bos>gh & Planed Lumber  _?~H3_ie   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  irs. Cooper  leSebrafes ��  SPORTS NEWS  Mid Peninsula softball standing at June 21, 1953.  :h  ay  Legals  yM&fice   of   Intention   to   Apply  tto   Purchase   Land. \  Hh Land |lec<jfrding. District  '>;&& ^Vancouver, B.C. and situate,  . ,<���>__ ihe northeast shore of Ruby  _Lake approximately 40 chains  ..SQij-tk east of the south west  .'i��_KHaer of Districe Lot  4590.  <_��AKE NOTICE that I, Ernest  SSilvey,   of   Egmont,   B.C.   occu-  yypation Logger, intends to apply  :i_:car permission to  purchase the  t^oiiowing described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  vcaa.   the   North   East   shore   of  _&_tby   Lake,   approximately  40  ���sifaains south  east of the  south  "west corner of District Lot 4590  - ^l-eace 10 chains north; thence  2? eh'ains  east;  thence  south  to  _sfaore  line;   thence   westerly  a-  " Jkmg the shore line to point of  . seaocmiencement " and   containing  jflve (5) acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  2-hq*1 is required is Summer  Ifectme.  E. Silvey.  . TJatJBd/May 30��� 1953.  On Thursday, June 18th, Mrs.  M.V. Cooper, who spends the  summers at Gibsons with her  daughter, Mrs. Helen Lau, was  the Very Important Person at  a birthday party given for her  at home.  Guests who came to wish  her Happy Birthday were Mrs.  Fallows,, Mrs. Duncan and  Miss Jo Duncan of Vancouver  and Mrs. Montheith.  Mrs. Cooper is a great-great  grandmother, the youngest in  the line being young Richard,  son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry  Stewart, now of Vancouver.  Prior to coming to Gibsons,  Mrs. Cooper lived at Creston,  B.C., and before that time had  lived ;in Vancouver, and various other parts of the Pacific  Coast.  Mrs. Cooper is in excellent  health and spirits, although  she4 doesn't get around well',  the result of a hip-fracture many  years ago. She still takes 'an  active interest in life around  her. She does a great amount  of knitting,crotcheting and sew  Won        Lost  Points  Wilson Cr.            7        3  14  Firemen                7        3  14  Selma Park         6        4  12  C. Y. O.                5         5  10  Fumblers              3        7  6  Braves                  2        8  4  Port Mellon  Briefs  by Mrs. Swan  ������ /  Surprise Party for engaged  Couple  Eleanor Arrowsmith and Bill  Sherwood, who are to be mar  ried on June 27th, were guests  of honor at a surprise party in  the Community Hall on Saturday, June' 31st. On behalf of  their friends, Bill Boyes presented the couple with a Gift  Certificate.  The table decorated in pink  and white, was centered by a  handsome cake,which was cut  by Eleanor and Bill. This was  served to the guests.  The Orchestra donated musical services, enjoyed by everyone.  The best "wishes of the friends  of   the   young   couple  go   with  them.  Visitors x  Mrs. E. Gray of Vancouver  spent a few days with Mrs. H.  ing;  the  radio  and reading  pc- ���    Stewart.   Glad   to   report   Mrs.  ::3-f����i5ce   of  Intention   to . Apply  to   Purchase   Land. .  Ir*   Land   Recc'rding  District  t?fflf Vancouver, B.C. and situate,  ob ithe jaortheast shore of Ruby  . -Lake -approximately   40   chains  j5_f_Kflx   east   of   the   south   west  . crcaoner  of Districe Lot  4590.  TAKE NOTICE that L Ernest  rSilyey of Egmont,  B.C., Agent  Sot _SLichard James^inch^of 610  . Mttwell  St.,   Vancouver,   B.   C.  *3d��2ipation     Fishing     Operator,  x3xd��ii(is   to   apply   for   permis-  ��z_u_t to  purchase the following  described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  ���.-��__��� the   North    East   shore -of  ^Etsiby   Lake,   approximately   40  v.d_-teaj_as south  east of the  south  west corner of District Lot 4590.  -13_e_ace  10 chains north; thence  5 chains' east;  thence  south  to  ���������j^txasB line;* thence  westerly   a-  "3smg 'the shore line to point of  - ^tmsmencement   and   containing  rJLhfe (5) acres, more or less.  The   purpose  for  which   the  cupy her spare time, and she is  a  cook  of no  meaen  ability..  Mrs.   John   Husby  Entertains   Guests  Mrs. John Husby, of Gibsons has as her guests her  guests her daughter and son-  iri-law, Mr. and Mrs. John  Ergenault from Nanaimo. Who  with their two children are  spending a few days in Gibsons.  Mrs. Husby is happy to be  5about agjaiin after her recent  mishap while visiting a daughter in Seattle, which resulted  in injuries to her head, wrist  and ankle.  Legal  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Purchase   Land  In the Land Recording District of Vancouver and Situate  about one mile West of Elphinstone School and about two  miles   East   of   Wilson   Creek.  TAKE     NOTICE     that    Leslie  la-tfct   is    required   is   Summer ������' Warren Swanson of 627 Forest  E. Silvey.  rlDalsd May 30��� 1953.  :_J_?o_Ice   of   Intention   to   Apply  vto   Purchase   Land.  In  Land   .Recording   District;  ��� sag* Vancouver, B.C. and situate,  ess ihe northeast shore of Ruby  Xafce approximately 40 chains  south east, of the south west  MSDiner of Districe Lot  4590.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernest  Sjlvey of Egmont, B.C., Agent  jfer Richard Fife Winch, of 610  jBMwell St., Vancouver, B. C.  asscciapation Fishing Operator,  mziexids to apply for permission to  purchase the following  .  described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  . �����_.  tffie  "North   East   shore   of  ^Mukry  Lake,   approximately  40  . cfeains south, east of the  south  - '-��?-��-�� corner of District Lot 4590.  fhenee  10 chains north; thence  S <_-_ains  east;  thence  south  to  ��__��_re line;   thence  westerly   a-  Jfcoxvg the shore line to point .of  , ^.jpaaasencement .and   containing  --"Eftee *&% nacres, more or less.  y3Tfte -purpose   for  which   the  "bssM   is    required   is   Summer  E. Silvey.  rmaifiia May 30��� 1953.  /Street, Bellingham, Washington,  occupation Comptroller, intends  to apply for permission to purchase the * following described  Lands:  Commencing at a post planted  at the South East corner of Lot  6213; Thence North to Government Road; Thence ��;is|.;'20  chains more or less; TlUnce  South 10 chains more or -less;  Thence West 20 chains more or  less and containing 20 acres  more  or  less.  Leslie Warren Swanson.  Dated May 16,  1953.  Gray   looking   so   well   after  a  Winter's   illness.   She  tells   tks  Norman's   broken   ankle   is  almost well.  Mr. and Mrs. Marleau visiting  their son Nare, and family.-  They are thrilled with the  mountain beauty and the sea,  after years of living in Saskatchewan.  Pearl iand '"W^lf Gray back  from a week's tour through the  Okanagan. Mrs. Gray from Gibsons came up and looked after  the baby during their absence.  Mr. and Mi's. L. Wilkie have  returned from a trip to Swift  Current, Regina and Saskatoon.  They went via Spokane and returned via the Okanagan.  Mr. Pat Quarry and Barry  spent a week in Calgary visiting  Pat's  mother   and  sisters.  Mr. and Mrs. Ron Taylor of  Calgary  visiting the  Al Boyes.  John Cramer, R.C.A.F. is on  30 days' leave, visiting with  the Herb Meriams.  CONGRATULATQNS to Mr.  and - Mrs. Ken Gallier on the  birth of a daughter, and to Mr.  and Mrs. Bob Holt on the arrival of a daughter, a sister for  Linda. All doing well.  Wedding Guests in Vancouver  were the Bill Booths, attending  the wedding of Len Dotto. Bill  acted as .best man for hia  friend. They- met among other  guests, Ernie and Susan Rees,  former Port Mellonites, who  wish to be remembered to their  friends herer  The Humes, Burseys and  Mantons went to Gibsons aboard  the "Harverdor" toy, attend the  Graduation ^Ceremonies at the  Elphinstone,High School. They  were all impressed, and enjoyed  the affair thoroughly.  TRANSPORTATION TENDERS  Tenders are invited for the transportation of approximately 40 students from the Port Melloii and  Hopkins Landing areas to the Gibsons Schools and  return each school day, commencing September 8th  or as soon [thereafter*as road conditions permit.  Contractor must be prepared to provide a suitable bus and adequate insurance protection.  Forms of tender may be obtained from the undersigned. ��� y  yTferiders, in sealed envelopes, marked "Transportation", will be received on or before 6 p.m. on Saturday/July 11, 1953.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted. -  Mrs. Anne Burns,  Secretary-Treasurer,  School District No. 46 (Sechelt),  SPEED MONEY SAFELY THROUGH THE MAIL  Most of us want to send money through the mail at some  time or other. Maybe it's to pay for goods ordered from an out-  of-town firm. Or perhaps it^s to celebrate the birthday of a close  relative. Whatever the reason, a Bank of Montreal Money Order  is the safe, sure way to get your money to its destination without  delay and without cost to the recipient.  5 of M Money Orders can be purchased for sums up to one  hundred dollars. For larger sums, a B of M draft is the best  answer. And, if you are in a real hurry to get your funds despatched, the B of M's special telegraphic and cable transfer system  can be used.  So next time you want to forward money - anywhere in the  world - see the Gibsons or Sechelt branch of the Bank of Montreal.  Have a word with Mike Landrey, the accountant. He will be  pleased to show you how money can be transferred this easy, low-  cost way.  Advt.  IRICTORY  ma  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  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, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, ��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,.  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing  Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phon��    GIBSONS    86  M     ���������������    I      II       I    ���������,.! I ��� .111..    .Ill II .   ._.. �����      �� I ,| ���!_���_���     ,%  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons  100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  GIFT STORE  Headquarters   for   Wool,  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  C GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons,  B. C.  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete  Installation  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  MA.(jai^^s.;V,.,,.;e>...w:-,,  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding    "^  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  ���       ?  OIL BURNERS  ELECTRICAL ^ORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  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 er write  P.O. Box 28.  For the Finest  FUNERAL   FLOWERS  call  W.  Graham,  Gibsons, 60*  '7  C & S SALES & SERVICE  New & Used Furniture  RANGES ������ HEATERS  9  Oil  Burner  Installations  and Repairs   %  Phone 30 S Sechelt  ��� ���  PLUMBING              \  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  RADIO  _  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and  Used Radios  ROOFS REPAIRED  GIBSONS ROOFING  and  CHIMNEY CLEANING  Asphalt Roofing; and Repairs  Phone Gibsons 44  SECHELT  CARTAGE  M.   HEMSTREET  Sawdust ��� Wood ���- Coal  We haul anything, anywhere,  anytime.  Phone Sechelt 9?H       Sechelt, B.C.  SECOND HAND STOIIE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY��� TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  * HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99 ^i-g_g__jg-TJS_lS!i^^^  For   Best Results  Use The Coast News Classified  By ARIES  Visiting from Pasadena, California, were Mr. and Mrs. Gordon. Mrs. Gordon, formerly  Frances .Hunt, was a real old  time resident of Nor'West Bay,  a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.  Hunt. She had heard in California that one could drive all  the way, so came up to look at  the old homestead. This however, no longer exeists. Mrs.  Gordon found many other  changes as well.       r  Miss Ann Gordon has arrivel  for the summer, to visit with  her parents  the H.B.   Gordons.  Mr.   J.   Rowan,   one-time   operator of the Rockwood Lodge,  was  in  the   neighborhood   recently. -  'Mr. and Mrs. J. Pope from  West Vancouver are up in their  summer home.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Hackett are  being congratulated upon the  arrival of a son, born on June  17th, in North Vancouver Hos  pital. This young man is th��  grandson of the late R.S. (Bert)  Hackett and Mrs. >Hackett of  Sechelt.  Sorry news is slack this week.  Off to Vanooirve\r, now. Will  do, better next week.  "Skinny" Girls!  Gain 5 to 10 lbs. Round out bony limbs. Fill up  ugly hollows. Get lovely curves.' Ostrex Tonic  Invigorates body skinny or weak due to lack of  Iron. Improves appetite and. digestion so food  builds more flesh. Don't fear getting too fat.  Stop taking when you gain the 5 to 10 lbs. you  need for an- attractive figure. Introductory size  only 60��. Try Ostrex Tonic Tablets for lovely  body, new pep and vitality* today. At all druggists.  -a  don't miss a thing in  Mhz ��oast Mtins  c*  V**  c&  s#*��  c��  *>  t',A^e     cee^     ^A'U  li*e^    kW��*        <_oOT  v&   _: a^d  3*5  Wilson Greek  by Robbie  Well here we are again, with  _t little bit of this and that. To  begin with, I am sorry to announce that, Shirley McNutt,  Mrs. .John Clarke to you, is  leaving this weekend, to join  her husband, whose work has  taken, him up to Rouce coupe.  . She will be accompanied on the  trip by her mother. Her dad,  Mr. McNutt is already up there,  and after two weeks holiday,  the parents will bid farewell to'  ���the recently wed couple, and  return to Wilson Creek.  Mrs. Hector ��� MacLeod has -  left on a visit to her former  home in Calgary, *!v_iefe she  ''will stay w_th her daughter  and son-in-law, Lt. Col.. Bob  and Mrs. Quigley. The latter  is expecting an increase in the  family; let's take time out to  . wish her well.  Mrs. Beatrice Wright, from  the Bay, was taken to the hospital in Vancouver on the earliest ferry last Monday. She  underwent an operation, jand  the latest word is, progress^  How are the mighty fallen,  could be applied to the Firemen's ball-team of Sechelt, for  by curious ' co-incident, they,  were- stopped cold, during the  same week as the New York  Yankee's met their Waterloo,  after winning umpteen straight  games, 'Nuf sed, good old Wilson  Creek.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Wright of  Chilliwack, are here, finishing  out a "three week's holiday. They  ' have purchased the summer  camp, formerly owned by Mr.  and Mrs. Bob Bromley. Mr.  Wright is on the engineers'  staff at the hospital. Both are  enthusiastic about the Sunshine  coast, and expect to return here  .. in the very near future, to set-��  tie down for keeps.  Latest word from ' the f Nor-.  burn family, is that Ted is having a slight recurrence of his  asthma, but Mrs. Norburn has  made" a full jfecpvery TErom her  recent lengthy illness. The,  ChorsHliers, through me, (send  their best wishes to our former  accompanist.  Speaking   of   the   Choraliers,  41 would like to get a plug in,  if  I may. /Those   of  you,   who  see this column, will you please  turn in all music belonging to  said choir, to the Parker Hardware so that t may collect, sort,  prepare and place in'the library  Mrs. McGuiness has returned  to  Davis Bay,  after a long sojourn in the city. We are glad  to see the improvement in her  health.  Mr. Stewart Henderson has  been feeling quite sick recently  and on more than one occassion  last week, the doctor had to be  called. Let's hope that the Iron  Man from Wilson Creek will  soon be up .and around.  Good news from the Harry  Lucken house-hold, Evelyn, his  wife, has finished with the medicals, and is completely cured  of her complaint, she returned  from the [c\ity after spending'  a week with  Sister Ivy.  Let me finish by telling you  that our neighbour, Charlie  Brookman, hooked a couple of  ,six pound salmon out of the  creek   a   few  days  ago.   They  oner  Thursday,  June 25,  1953       The Coast News  T  NOW ��� For The First Time You Can Buy  New 1953 Ford & Monarch  CARS AND TRUCKS  In Pender Harbour, At ,.  Jerry's Repair Shop  ,<;*:.  ,     Parts*��� Welding,& Repairs*  *.  SUB-AGENT FOR FORD & MONARCH  ���������.:���������������   ���,**������.���     -.-v  ..'.:������ '   ;-���  Come to Pender Harbour Regatta, August 15  The Annual Flower Show,  held toy the Sechelt W.A. of  the Canadian Legion Branch  140, was a great success.  The  show  was convened  by  . Mrs.   George   Corson,   and  the  Tea by Mrs. French.  Mrs. Leo  Johnson was the winner; of the  door prize, a beautiful begonia.  Roses, six distinct varieties-  Mrs. G. H. Colson, Mrs. Browning, Mrs. W. Billingsley, Mrs. F.  Wheeler.  One Rose - Mrs. Browning,  Mrs. Froom, Mrs. Holroyd, Mrs.  French,  Delphiniums, three spikes -  Mrs. J. Burgess.  Aquilegia - Mrs. T. Turner,  Mrs. F. A. Smith, Mrs. W. Billingsley.  Mixed Flowers - Mrs. G. H.  Colson, Mrs. Browning, Mrs. C.  Wheeler, Mrs. W. Billingsley.  Snapdragons - Mrs. R. Mitchell, Mrs. W. Perkins, Mrs.  Browning,  Mrs.  C.  Lucken.  Sweet Peas - Mrs. T- Turner,  Mrs. J. Heskin, Mrs. M. Livesay,  Mrs. Froom.  Decorative Basket - Patsey  McDonald,   Mrs.   Browning.  Single Begonia - Mrs. W.  Uttley.  Double Begonia - Mrs. E.  Pearson.  Pot.Plant - Mrs. C. Wheeler,  Mrs.   R. Laycock.  Pansies - Mrs, Dillworth, Mrs.  Froom.  Wildflowers (children) - Susie Forbes, Jeannie McDonald.  Laurie McDonald, Duncan McDonald.  Canterbury Bells - Miss G.  Duval.  Iris -vMrs. G. Williams.  Campanula - Miss G. Duval.  Miniature garden - Mrs. R.  Laycock, Mrs. Browning.  Table decoration - Mrs.  Browning, Mrs. G. Colson, Mrs.  Dillworth. V  Foliage Plant ^:Mrs. Leslie  Jackson, Mrs. T; &merv        r  sure   tasted  swell.    :  This is not a good advertisement for this ���party of the  coast, but several y people have  asked, "What happened to the  proposed meeting of the waterworks survey?" It would appear  that a special meeting was to  have been called for February.  Perhaps I missed something on  that one. Will someone please  .correct me, os give me a few  sketchy details.  Support  St Mary's  !PBBWBffHB![pgKBaiB^'^|i,  THE BUILDERS BEST BET FOR LUMBER  Roofing,   Wallboards.   Cement,   Sand,   Gravel,   Mouldings,.  Paint,  Hardware,  Plumbing  and Electrical  Supplies.  See Our Stock.  PLUMBER, ELECTRICIAN, CARPENTERS  PAINTERS, available if required.  We Deliver Anywhere  Phone Sechelt 60 -���  We have purchased a full line of  SUMMER   STYLES  '   SUN DRESSES  WITH BOLEROS.  DENIM JACKETS &  PEDAL PUSHERS  SMARTLY TAILORED MATERNITY DRESSES  TMLMSHOPPE  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  Good tasting "stick-to-your ribs"  meals are easy with Canned  Salmon. This richly delicious  and nutritious seafood combines  with basic foods to bring the  price per serving surprisingly low.  Hot dishes, sandwiches, salads-  Canned Salmon can be served  many ways. x  ASSOCIATED SALMON CANNERS  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  -15-50:  SAIMON  iLKTRKITY..  GREEN WGHT  FOR P  ���._��  ������5--*_  POWER COMMA SS3QM  Hand-in-hand with B.C.'s recent expansion has gone  a growing system of SERVICE ... in bringing the  blessing of electricity to_ many communities for the  first time, and in improving , facilities to meet the  growing demand for power throughout the Commission's 27 power districts.  Electricity is a yardstick of community progress. It  makes possible better services . ". . brighter streets,  schools, businesses; and it is a green light for more  comfortable and convenient homes... for better living.  Communities with an adequate supply of electricity  ���move forward. You live in such a��community.  snetiRS 8  The Coast News    Thursday,   June 25,   1953  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  era  See our thrilling new  colors that make furnishings look new  again! Use BAPTONE  in living rooms and  bedrooms. Ask for  SATIN GLO high-  , gloss or semi - gloss  for kitchens, b-fb-  rooms and woodwork!  Special Display At  Knowles  Service Hardware  Phone 33 Gibsons, B.C.  June   27- ���: Gibsons   School  Hall Poultry Club Dancer Music  "'.' by  Cascade ' Rarhblers^  June 28 ��� Gibsons meeting  Jr. Garden Club 2 p.m. Institute  Hall.  June 28 ��� Gibsons Pentacost-  al Tabernacle, 7-30 p.m. color  film "The Bible on the Table",  and lecture by Rev. Raymond  Tingley secretary British and  Foreign Bible Society.  July 3 ������ Roberts Creek St.  Aidans W.  A.sale of work and  home cooking at Mrs. P. B.  Long's.  July 6 ������ Wilson Creek Community centre Strawberry "tea  2.30 p.m. at the home of Mr. and  Mrs.. George Wright.  Ju/ly 6 ���. Gibsons general  meeting Farmer's Institute 8  p.m. Institute Hall. Mr. A. H,  Peppar may  be psesent.'  July 7 ��� Gibsons, at Stan  Trueman's home, Tennis Club  meets.  July 9th ��� Gibsons United  Church friendly group W. A.  garden tea and sale of work.  July 16 ��� Gower Point at  the home of .Mrs. Harry Chaster  St. Barthlomews W.A. garden  party.  July   23 ���  Gibsons   United  Church   Hall,   Headlands   VON  Auxiliary Summer Sale of Work.  THIS  WEEK'S  SPECIAL  ���  Selhelt Highway 20 acres 400  foot frontage on highway, 3  acres cleared, bargain $995.00  cash.  OR REAL*ESTATE SEE  FOR INSURANCE  Totem Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings 95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  tiRf)lfl>  ienon  ommunli  las New  The Port Mellon, residents,,  have formed a new^ community ?  club, whose objectives are the  betterment of community activities, entertainment and sports  and the maintenance of sports  grounds  and  equipment.  'Red'  Addison  has  been  cho-   "  sen president of this club. .  The salmon derby was under  theirsponsorship, and the new  Ball Park is the newest of  their   undertakings.  These has already been much  work done on the ball grounds,  including the construction of  bleachers, the building of a  back stop, and the preparation  of the ball field. Port Mellon-  ites anticipate the first game of  the season with enthusiasm. ^  "VIA. MEET YOU AT THE CASTLE  IN THE HEART OF THE CITY."  HArine 8531  VANCOUVER, B.C.  All. BLACK, Manager  750 Granville Street  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow  1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  iritis  Spor  eea  oats  These are Tailored From  Ercellent Woolen Tweeds  Worsteds, etc.  MARINE.   MEN'S   WEAR  OPEN   FRIDAY   EVENINGS  e 3 i on  Branch 140  JULY  SECOND   ANNUAL -  Sports   Day  Sechelt  1st COMMENCING  AT 1:00  P.M,  At The INDIAN RESERVE  Tug   O'War  ���  Relays   ���Novellty Races ���  '   Log Bucking ���      Side  Shows       -���Tree   Climbing  Colossal    Dance    At    The    Legion  Monday   June   29 th   Through   Saturday   July   4 th  OF     OUR  �� '���._... , - . ��� ��� ��� ���    Remodelled   Modern   Complete   Food  ore  REFRIGERATED' DEEP FREEZE and DAIRY  CASE  TO ENSURE FRESHNESS  MODERN FOOD GONDOLAS FOR EASY LOCATION  AND SPEED OF SELECTION  Sparkling    Meat    Department  Low   Cash   Prices  What* dependable  VALUES!  Visit The McGavin's Good Bread Demonstration *  Free Samples From The Canadian Bakeries  A    Valuable    Gift    For    Each    Of    The    First    50    Lady    Customers  Treats    For The    Children    Accompanied    By    Parents  Three    Food    Hampers    Given    Awa^An^  Nailey's Popular Tang Dressing and Lumberjack Syrup  DEMONSTRATION  Real,Gold Oranges and Lemon Base Juices  DEMONSTRATION  DOZENS   OF   FLOOR   SPECIALS  FREE PARKING FOR CUSTOMERS  SECHELT HIGHWAY  PHONE 107  ��?

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