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 -i  -e    ���*  Provincial Libr  Victoria, B�� C.  Phone your news or  orders to  Seventh Year of Publication     Thursdays April 30, 1953      Vol. 7 _ 17      PiMiihed in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Talent Night  Held at Gibsons  Dr. H.C. Anderson of Gibsons, President of the McKenzie Constituency was in the chair and Constituency Secretary Mrs. Chris  Jorgenson with him as official Secretary. Approximately fifty delegates attended, giving a very good representation of the entire  riding.  Dr.. Anderson opened the con��-      ��� ���     ��� .  vention with a very able talk on  the importance of this Mackenzie  Riding, stressing the large area  it encompasses and the difficulty  of contacting all Voters.  He felt that owing to the difficulties of campaigning, a man  would have a better chance of  covering the Riding. He then  spoke highly of the Social Credit  , Party's last candidate, vMrs.  Gresty of Westview who was at  the convention and was a possible candidate for this election.  The meeting was then thrown  Open for discussion and after a  very comprehensive round table  talk, Mrs. Gresty nominated Mr.  John Purdue, president of the  B.C. Social Credit League. He  had demonstrated his willingness to run, should the choice  be unanimous.  Dr. Anderson thanked Mrs.  Gresty. for her-support of Mr.  Pursue.  Mr:.   Purdue   thanked    Mrs.  iecne.it, n  lisciisses  ter  ��� v�� e ��  (mention  .;4-l  The Gibsons Talent Night was  held in -the Elphintone High  School Auditorium on Saturday,  April 25th. The event was sponsored by the P-TA District  Council. The purpose is to raise  an Arts Scholarship fund for the  Peninsula.  Mr. Robert Watts, principal of  _the Gibsons Elementary School,  was the Master of Ceremonies.  Adjudicators were Mrs.  Albert  Chilton and Mrs. John,Dobbin.  In the 6 and under group the  winner was Maureen Bowden,  a vocal soloist.  In the 7���10 group the winner  The April Meeting of the  Sechelt Board Of Trade was held  at the Sechelt Inn Wednesday,  22nld, with President-3&W. Parr  Pearson in the chair.;. ���;..  Discussion of -the;; proposed  increase in water^ rates moved  the Board to* go onf record as  being strongly :^pposedto the  rates xwliich are deeped out of  all reason and exliO|^itant/ Secretary Jack Mayne:^s instructed to write to the labiler Utilities Commission asking; if a  public meeting wiU ^ held in  Sechelt. v     y-%^:r''':.[  ���    -'  The imminent need of a new  fire truck was stressed by Fire  Chief Fred Mills. To.raise funds  for this vital piece of fire fighting equipment it was decided  that a Jiouse to house canvas in  the district is the only solution.  Pledge cards will be sent out in  advance of the canvas so householders can state the amount  they can and will contribute.  Civic Affairs Chairman  Orv  was Penny Lee Davis, another  vocal soloist.  Second was Lyn    Moscri*> stated that tenders have  Vernon.  in the 11���14 group there was  ���     ,     .    , . . tie/between a piano duet, Joyce  Gresty, in his speech ot accep-    Irigli_ and Barbara KnowleS} and?  a vocal ttio, Wayne, Arlene and  tance, and asked her- to be his  campaign manager for; the  upper part of thie Mackenzie.  Riding, and. Dr. Anderson for  the Peninsula "%rea.  JUd�� Rcimer.  Ebba Kline  took first  place  with e vocal solo in the 15���18'  age limit. Joanna Ritchey, with  been called for bla'ck-topping  the road from Gibsonsito Sechelt.  Plans ^or the formation of a  Sea Cadet unit are jjinder way  and it is expected that Junior  Firemen will be organized in  the near future. Mr. Max ^racy  will assist in forming the Sea  Cadets.   .. y>  . -Mrs. Aparola %Forst?was given  the  teleg^tes^th^ in handling the Spring Concert  attempt to visit every parf of -- ;hnn ..��- f^0jQ/1llif ���-.���,���- ticket sales.  cam-  /  the   Riding  -during   the  paign..  The    delegates   were    unani^  , !   mous in their opinion that they  *    were   fortunate  in  having  Mr.  Purdue   as   their   candidate   in  view of his background of experience, and his claim to the  support of the Bennett govern-  ...    ment,   which,,  he   said,   would  mean a great deal to the whole  Mackenzie Riding.  Council Plans  Panel Discussion  Plans have been made by the  Sechelt Peninsula, P-TA Council  to bring to the public a panel  discussion, the subject of which  is "Are You Getting the Educations You want for Your Child  out of the Schools?" Taking part  will be a teacher, ah employer,  a parent and a student. Mrs. W.  V. MacDonald,; Chairman of the  B.C. Federation will preside.  The Council in choosing the  participants, assure the audience  of a lively and comprehensive  discussion.  The controversial subject dealt  with is of major importance and  interest to parents, and employers throughout the country,  particularly to the local P���TAs  who may well gather ideas, and  material for future resolutions.  Local P-TAs will take up the  matter of transportation at their  respective meetings. Place and  time are the Legion Hall Sechelt,  June 11th at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served and a collection taken to help defray expenses.  v Representative members of  i%he Council Executive from  Madeira Parle, Sechelt, Gibsons  and Roberts Creel: met at the  home of the president Mrs. E.  Wallis, Roberts Creek,' on the  24th, to conclude these plans,    j  won 'in -the}adult group/  In,the Junior Choir Division  first place;went to the Gibsons  Junior Girls while second went  to the Elementary group: In the  Senior Division the Elphinstone  Choir won automatically, as did  the Elphinstone School Orches-  tra. In spite of having no competition the Elphinstone Choir  compiled a total of 95 points, the  highest score of the evening.  Talent' Night finals will be  held at Madeira Park on Friday,  May 8th, .beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The Committee would appreciate  any offers of transportation by  car drivers who plan to attend  these finals and who have extra  space. Such offers can be made  .to any member of the committees  or to the nearest school.  Aid For Park  Urgently Needed For  Vancouver Judges  For Talent Finals  Coming to the Peninsula to  attend and judge at the P-TA  Talent Night Final competition,  which is to be held in the  Madeira Hall on Saturday, May  8th, will be well known figures  in the musical field. Miss Betty  Phillips, well: known for her  performances in the Theatre  Under the Stars, - and for - her  Radio appearances, accompanied  by Miss Phyllis Dillworth, prominent pianist, music teacher and  Radio performer, will give theT  (adjudications.  With the judges are other Van^  couver people interested in  youthful talent. Among them  will be Miss Eileen Laurie, popular morning Radio Announcer,  for the" C.B.C.. Shews in search  of material for her daily program on C.B.U., and suggests  that a visit to this area is likely  to be productive of a very good  item.::.' :��������������� :c- '��������� j  CCF Club Meets  To Plan Campaign  A meeting of the Gibsons CCF  Club held April 24th was attended by a number of people who  were non-members, jfcrid who  had been members of clubs ��� in  various parts of the Province  find their help before coming to Gibsons,  greatly appreciated in helping Plans were made for arrang-  to smooth out the situation. ing of meeting s during the  Any  evening,   Wednesday  or    election campaign for the candi-  Suiidajr, an" hour or two would    date and other speakers.  The first of such meetings is  scheduled for May 2nd, at the  Gibsons School Hall, and will  be addressed by the CCF candi-  Powell River was the locale of a very successful and enthusiastic nominating convention of Liberal Delegates on April 25th..  Ninety-one delegates, including two from Ocean Falls, gathered:  to choose the representative for Mackenzie Riding. The-President:  of the meeting, Mr. A. Mathews, Powell River Lawyer, and Capt.  A. Johnston, magistrate; from Sechelt, were the introductory  speakers.  The meeting reviewed Liberal    ��������� ______--.  policy and resolutions, both  Party and Personal, v and was  early thrown open for nominations.  Gibsons nominated 'BattV Maclntyre as Liberal Candidate.  The nomination' was seconded  by Mr. Mackin of Powell River.  A m^otibn to fclose nomina-  .tions was unanimously approved.  In seconding the nomination  of Mr. Maclntyre, Mr. Mackin  spoke of him as being a man  who was tireless in his efforts  to further the well-being of his  constituency in his previous  term as M.L.A., and one who  was honest in his support of  Liberal Policy of Free Enterprise in business and trade. He  was, Mr. Mackin stated, the  natural and appropriate choice  as the candidate in the coming  e 1 e c t i o n.s, both he and his  record in the House being well  known to  all his  constituents.  Mr. Maclntyre rose to accept  the  nomination,   and  to  thank    Landing,   The   Head,   Madeira -  the delegates for their support    parfc}   prances   Peninsula   and..'  and enthusiasm. Halfmoon Bay, <*,  / He_ expressed. himself as now     ���_-__-_--��� : �����,  -heing^hi \eyeiir better: position ^o-  represent his Constituency than  ever, as a result of his growing,  knowledge of and intimate understanding  of ; the  needs and  desires of his people, the result     ...-..'_���.'���       , ,    . ,    ���  of his previous four  years   as   ".?lxty *?* boys and^rls from,  a member of the legislature. He    ^^ons tookpart in the Musical  feels that he is better qualified  To Have May Day  At the initial meeting of the?  May Day Sports Committee^  much was accomplished, though-  the various organizations were^  hot too well represented. Because the Queen's Birthday will-  be celebrated on May 18th this-  year, it will take the form of a  Community���:'- May . Dayi Sports"  will be managed by the Committee members and parents this;  year.  Mr.   Len  Wray   was   in   the  Chair, and Mrs. Florence Dubois  was elected Secretary, following  "the reading of the interim report  by Mrs. Reiter.  Tickets for the May Queeuat  Votes >will go on sale immediately after the candidates are  chosen: Candidates from fche^  following areas wll compete for"  the honor: Garden Bay, Irvine's  Gibsons Choirs In  Vancouver Festival  by reason of his past work and  experience.  He stated that his work was  greatly instrumental in having  appropriations made for the  improvement and black-topping of roads in the _ Powell  River���Westview area, and in  the Sechelt PNendnsula. His  work bore fruit in the building  of the Bridge^ at Bella Coola,  whiph kept open the Timber  Industry there, where it seemed that all productive enterprise might otherwise have  come to a standstill. The preservation of this industrial  potential has been of immense  value to the Bella Coola area.  His intervention1 in, and work  Festival in Vancouver on April.:-  16th, under the guidance of Miss?.  Donald of the Gibsons Elementary School.  Although   this   was   the   firsts  time  these   choirs had   entered^  the B.C. Festival, they compared  very  favorably  with  other  entrants in their class.  Mr. ;C.H, Heath-Gracie, renowned organist and choirmaster  from England was the adjudicator. He gave good sound criticism  of a constructive nature, and?*-  spoke encouragingly to the choic  members.  Point scores awarded werer  Girls, 156, Boys 160, out of a>  possible 200 points.  The- chief point of criticism.-  in both choirs was tone, Mr.  Heath-Gracie  feeling  that   too-  for, tlie approval of the  Black    ^uch" ^~"^7 and not sui  Ball     Ferries     enterprise    has  . The Kinsmen^ Community  Park at Gibsons is being readied  for the May Day program, and  the Kinsmen are busy with much  needed facilities there. .A platform is to be built, and sanitary  facilities are being set up.  :  In addition the annual crop  of ..pebbles that has: worked its  way to the surface must be removed from the playing field  and the site of the foot-races  and other eventSf.  .  Interested workers with hand  rakesy shovels, or just plain enthusiasm  will  meant a great deal to the open>r  ���ing up of, and the further development of not only the  Sechelt Peninsula, but of the  whole Riding he feels.  The continuation of the Port  Mellon Road construction  might, have been delayed for  years had Jie not put a great  deal of effort into furthering  its completion.  Disapproval of the Rolston  Formula for Education taxes  was expreseed, as Mr. Maclntyre feels that Education is  too important a field for such  ficient head-tone was produced!  in their singing. . (  Methods of correcting this situation were given in a very  appealing manner to the children. "If you could achieve head-  tone" he said to the students-  "You could have some reallv  lovely singing."  It is hoped that next year, with:  the knowledge and experience-  gained from this year's participa-*  tion, the choirs should be able  to achieve a very creditable-,  standing next year.  These Festival Adjudications  are given on a point score entirely, and the events are not o��~  help.  Keep the May  Day free  from   avoidable   accidents   and  discomforts by lending" a hand  in this way. Volunteers will find  a Kinsman on the job when they    date, Tony Gargrave, and Mrs.  arrive. Dorothy Steeves.  experimentation.  Months of work with the a competetive nature  Labour Relations Board has  given him a greater insight into  the problem of wages and  i working conditions. Batt -expressed himself as being in  favor of high wages consistent  with- reasonable industrial  profit. " We must keep our feet  on the ground, though our aim  is  high"   was   the   gist   of  his-  remarks.  Mr. Maclntyre thanked tlis-  delegates again, and expressed?  the hope that he would have:  the continued support of h��s��  constituents .both during 'andfe  after the election. ' 2  The Coast News      Thursday April 30, 1953  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor  ���a*    Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized as second class mail,  Post Office Department,   Ottawa-  Kates of Subscription: 12 mos. $3.00; 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.  Unexpected Benefits  / Last week,-this week and next, our Peninsula is being  treated to a concentrated period of entertainment, provided  by the contestants in the PTA Talent Nights.  Having followed these events in onercapacity or another,  and sometimes as an interested spectator, we have concluded  that there are more benefits accruing to the area than was  ���originally dreamed or intended by the original sponsors. Our  understanding of the amis of these contests is that they were  to discover, encourage, and promote the training and development of 'Talents' in entertainment, and to provide the audiences with pleasure and entertainment.  These aims are bemjg attained, and to a surprising degree.  we feelv ���-,'��'      -,   ���_.'���,  Other benefits, which might well be called 'by-products  of the effort are equally important, and all the better because  of their spontaneous occurrence. _  Audiences, because of their attendance at consecutive  Talent Nights, are becoming more conscious of the very real  talents possessed by many of our competing performers. They  should be, and we believe are, becoming more discriminating  in their appreciation of various types of entertainment. It  seems, too, that they are gradually realizing that'to be of  value ' a performance need not necessarily be of a classical  work^.and'atthe same time,.that the. 'Classical' works can also  be entertaining, can even be fun!       < - ���     ,      v  In other words, we believe that the training is of real and  lasting value to the audiences as well as to the performers.    _  Another benefit that evolves is; that of management and  executive experience for those to wbbse. lot, it falls, to. organize  and conduct^these: Talent Night programs^ These are very  arduous taskC and: those who do the-wo��niust heeds receive  some reward If no other; they are definitely gaining m experience! , .  Finally, we believe that the experience for sponsors, instructors and performers alike, will lead them on to greater  goals. Competitions of this nature should, we feel, unearth  ^talent in various lines that should be encouraged to go further.  Jf necessary the next step might be'Festivals.' #  We would like very much to see some type of scholarship  ���net up on the Peninsula soon, that might be the means of really  providing advanced training in some special line to one or more  iof our promising young artists each'year.  Have our adults advanced so far?  '����� who   believe    this    accusation/  Premier , Manning shall answer  for himself, the following is a  paragraph from his own reply  to my letter.  "Concerning the incident relating to the liquor question  which you mentioned, I can  asure you that the statement of  the person that I was a large  shareholder in the liquor industry is one hundred percent false.  I haye never at any time held  any shares or any other interest  in anything relating to any phase  In a recent address in Vancouver, the leader of the Progressive  Conservative party for B.C., Mr.  peane Finlayson gave full details of the platform upon which  the party will campaign in the  coming election.  Briefly the points are as  follows:  Education: The Province to  pay 80 percent of Educational  Costs, with a belief in the continuation of the non-sectarian,  school system at present in use.  Forestry: Support of the recommendations of the Sloan report.  Opposition to the 1 percent levy  on standing timber.  Agriculture: Controlled mill-  prices, Support'. of Agriculture,  Implementation of Prairie Farm  Rehabilitation Act in B.C.  Mining: No levyin addition to  v that ^collected by. the   Federal  Government.  Labour: Re-establishment of a  fuil-timerjbabour-Relations Board  and legislation similar to Ontario ?s fair employment legislation. Equal pay for equal work:  Certification of Tradesmen.  . Civil Service: Five-day week,  remove political pressure and  interfgrence..,,.     : -.  Liquor: Local Option, implementation of public opinion expressman 1952 plebescite.  Sales Tax: Removed from  meals of $1.00 and less.  Health and Welfare: Free milk  ^tp gradfeschool Jchildrein.  ilighv^aysr Development of all  roads;^ahd the inclusion of areas  of workable timber lands and  explored proven mineral sections.  A P.G,E? Railway: Extension into  Nprthl^ancouyer,  and continu-  a;tipiitg^m.JPrince George into  i"i'":*-*T' ���.j^%m^afjTt .f"r?y!"i*w^  ���:>*���;�����  ;|Uye^Area#  ���-f  NO LIQUOR SHARES  Editor, The. Coast News,  :Sir: ���  During the meeting of a certain  party, held in this community, a  : malicious statement was made  .concerning Hon. E.E. Manning,  that he is a large* shareholder  in tbe liquor industry. - Knowing  this to be false I could not allow  it to pass, unchallenged. To any  ^ Dani2|ge Claims: against Government:Legislation."to permit  any citizen \a sue the Govern-  jihent through the civil. courts,  )i�� daih^gelhas been suffered as a  result cjf any act e�� the Government bir its seryaicrts.  Power Development: B.C.  Power Commission to be instructed to scarry out the original  intent of the Electric Power Act, ;  to provide- light arid power in  rural areas. {���  Export   Trade:   To    simplify  financial arrangements between -  dollar and sterling areas for the '  betterment of; trade.  of the liquor industry. It is hard  to understand how a r. yone  calling f^themself a Christian  would -make . such malicious  statements without first taking  the trouble to find out the facts."  Thanking you for this valuable space in your paper.  Mrs    H.  Sawer,  Sechelt. B.C.  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SPRING   FLOWERS
A book arrived this week with
(the title 'How to increase plants'
and we found it both fascinating
and useful. Primroses are easily
divided in the . spring, and. one
choice plant may become a hundred in a few short years. If you
possess any primrose or polyanthus with extra good form
and color, do increase it, and
gradually do away with the
faded pink and dull red plants
that clutter so many gardens.
Nothing can beat the appeal of
the old-fashioned English prim-
irose, but to see it_at its best put
your spare plants in a woodsy
spot, where they can get the
shade they love and lots of good
leaf nipuld to> {thrive in.  /
The^polyanthus    or    bunch
flowered primrose is attracting
more  attention! than thfe older
forms   now;   and   the   modern
types' with good stems and large
flowers in the most wonderful
shade® are an annual joy. These
•are usually grown from expensive seed, and take a good deal
of care; in raising, hut the results
are well worth it.  Discard the
colors you don?t care for  but
wait, for their second blooming
before doing this.
(       Another favorite primrose is
the double kind;  the charming
mauve known as Quaker's Bonnet comes from the 18th century,
and  should be^ cherished as  a
garden/heirloom by sthe lucky
owner. /They like, a  rich open
soil   in|.whch:- compost  or   old
stable manure has been mixed,
and a'good mulch of soil and
shredded   leaves   around   them
after   planting,   and   will   then
•thrive  even   in   full   sun.   The
white,   purple   and   sulphur
doubles, are less available,  the
latter costing up to$3.00 a plant
when located,, -„
V!<%K areJstilL showing trie
odd bloom, and should be divided  each  year  or  two in  late^
spring. Like the primroses, these
love a semi-shaded spot, and like '
a   compost   rich   soil  and   leaf
r mould as a diet. Frequent division and-renewed soil will ensure
larger blooms and keep the plant
healthy. The better forms have
long stems and the same sweet
fragrance,  and   will  even  pro-  :
yide pin money for the grower /
who can get them to an early;
market. One elderly couple we
know  grow  them  under home
made cloches and cold frames
with great success. Violets like
a sweet soil, and crushed eggshells or lime in moderation help
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lints
 by  Helpful  Hannah .
If inadverdantlyj  you  scorch
• your  husband's  best shirt,  rub
the    brown    spot   lightly    with
vinegar, then wipe with a clean
cloth. The scorch will disappear.
Before painting, give your
hands a coat of vaseline. After
you are through., simply wash
off the vaseline and the paint
stains will, come off with  it.
Always close the slide-fastener on a: garment before washing
or ironing. „
Cold tea poured over house
plants will prove very effective
as a fertilizer. .
A formula, for a cheap and
good putty: Mix equal parts of
finely ground whiting and of
white lead with enough linseed
oil to make a thick liquid. Ther
add whiting until the mixture
has the^de^iredrihickness.
Yoit canT prevent rain-soaked
shoes from getting stiff if you
apply saddle-soap while they are
still wet. Let them dry with the
soap still on them.      *
The best temperature all the
year through is a cool head and
a warm heart.
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iKI^fflMsB^^SiiSiB^SJ-jffi^MIM^R^^^iHiiB^^ ��t  y  M  Phone Sechelt 25J  Radio Repairs  and   Services  Will   Buy  Used   Radios  Sole Agent For  "DANCE-MASTER"  AMPLIFIERS  RICHTER'S radio  Guaranteed Work ��� Fast!  Thursday April 30. 1953  4 The Coast News  Halfmoon  WANTED  Roberts  Creek to  Half   Moon Bay  . B. Gordon Agencies  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone 53J  The Coast News  CLAJJiriED  FOR SALE  FOR SALE  3For  Sale   at  Granthams,���very New and Used Cross-Cut Saws,  modern view cottage, only $3600 in length 6 to 10 ft., 3 Circular.  on   low   terms.   Totem   Realty, Cut-Off Saws. Apply G. Fletcher  Gibsons, B.C. ' Wilson Creek. 18  One Royal Enfield 4-speed gear  bicycle, light and generator, $35.  One 45 REM Record Player $10.  Both perfect condition. Dick  jReichelt, Granthams Landing.  For sale, at Soames Point, ideal  location, very attractive, comfortable furnished cottage, with  lovely view and good garden,  only $4750 on terms. Totem  Realty,   Gibsons,   B.C.  r , ��� , , , �� . ���  ,���  .For sale, good home, 5 acres, IVz  acres cleared, 4-r66med house,  hot and cold water, good private  , supply from hydraulic ram.  Crow Road, 6 miles West of  Gibsons,   near   Roberts   Creek.  ..Apply Box 3 Coast News.  19  For sale, in Gibsons, cottage with  workshop, lumber, garden all  planted, three cleared and  fenced lots, a breath taking view,  Ideal location, only $2625. Totem  Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  :For sale, Quaker Oil Stove $150.  International  Harvester Fridge,  ; 9 cu ft., egg-tray, door shelves,  bottle opener, used one year,  $345. One 5 quart Presto Pressure Cooker, $10. Apply Roy  Webb, Sechelt.  1950 motor cycle, Sun, $110.00  cash. E Olson, Chaster Road,  Gibsons. , 17  For sale, i.00 cedar fence posts,  55 cents each, Phone Gibsons 44.  WORK WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also  paper hanging. J. Melhus. Phone  Gibsons 33. , tfn  Dave Gregerson ��� Licenced Elec.  tricianT Madeira Park, Pender Harbour. Phone 11H .,        ;tfn  WATCH REPAIR ��� All types of  watches' and jewelry repaired. Re.  liable, fast, efficient. Union General  Store, Sechelt. tfn  Rock and Stump Blasting ���  Saturdays and Sundays. Fully  Qualified. Wes Jonasson, Phone  81C,   Sechelt. 20  HELP WANTED  A Girl for light house���work for  2 or 3 weeks in May. Fond of  Children. Phone Granthams 114.  18  LOST  For sale, 4 r oom California  Stucco Bungalow. Apply Mrs.  S Milligan, across from Co-Op  Store, Gibsons. 19  FREE ��� FREE ��� FREE  A Beautiful 20x40 Bedroom Rugr  F!rom Factory-to You! Yes, we will  give you absolutely free, a gift of  a iiratching bedroom rug with each  purchase of our Luxurious Corduroy  Chenille Bedspread. This is the  spread that has thousands of velvety tufts which completely cover  the spread. Now on sale for $6.99  each, sent COD plus postage. In all  shades, in both single and double  bed sizes. With either multi-color  or solid same color patterns on top.  Ftest quality. A truly remarkable  buy, when you consider that you  get a rug worth $3.00 as a free gift  to match. Immediate money back  guarantee.  TOWN <& COUNTRY MFG.  Box 904, Place D'Armes, Montreal,  Quebec.    ����� 12  Ladies gold w_,tch and wrist  band, between logging road and  Salvation Army camp,Hopkins.  Reward. Mrs. V.L. Richmond,  Gibsons.  Announcement  Mr. and Mrs. Jack McNutt of  Wilson Creek, p.C. (announce  the engagement of-their daughter, Sirley Irene, to Mr. John  Blinn Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Edward JB. Clark, of West Grand  Forks, B.C.. The wedding will  take place on Saturday, May  30th, 1953 at 4:00 p.m. in the  Wilson Creek Community Hall,  Rev.  R.R.. Morrison  officiating.  CARD OF THANKS  We wish to express our sincere  thanks and appreciation to pur  neighbors and friends who  helped us so much by their khid-  ness and understanding sympathy in the loss of a loving  husband and father. Also for the  beautiful flowers and the many  messages of sympathy received,  to the Legion Post 112, to Canon  Greene for his words of understanding and sympathy, which  were so appreciated at this time.  Mrs.-Betty Klein,  Elaine and Buddy  by I. Miller  At last Spring is here. As the  swallows return, so have Mr. and;  Mrs. Larry Frost returned to  .their Redrooffs home after  spending the winter in the South.  Glad to report the very satisfactory progress of Grace  Rutherford, wife of our Post  Master Mr. A. Rutherford, who  has been in hospital for some  time.  This" week-end . friends are  saying goodbye to Jean and,  Richard Laird and family who  are leaving -this area to reside  in Vancouver. Mr. Laird is with  the R.C.A.F. and stationed at  Sea^land.  Mrs. Hewitt of Roberts Creek  is' visiting her daughter .Mrs  Chuck Smith for a few days.  r Visiting at the City at present  are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Clay-  don of Redrooffs, also Mrs. H.  Willis of Halfmoon Bay.  We noted the great improvement around the Jorgenson  home, especially the lovely rock  gardens, .busy spot at the Jorgenson, Chamberlain, Di Puma  corner with gardens and new  fences, and across the road Bill  Kolterman installing steel burners at his saw mill.  Week end guests were Don  and Nora McDonald.  MEETING   TO   DECIDE  SOFTBALL   SCHEDULES  To decide^ on schedules . for  the season $he Mid^Peninsula  Softball League will hold a meeting in the Wilson Creek Community^ Hall at 10 a.m. Sunday  May 3rd;JAU interested persons  are requested to please turn out  to this meeting.  Pdliee^Ooiirt News  Charles H. Kirk of Gibsons  and Francis French of Sechelt  were found guilty of exceeding  the speed limit on the Sechelt -  Highway and fined $10.00 and  costs each.  Mathew Homulos of Gibsons  pleaded guilty to a Second  Offence charge of Intoxication  and was fined $50.00 and costs. '  He was also ordered interdicted.  . Harold' Bernhoff of Gibsons  was fined $20.00 and costs and  ordered to pay damages to the  School Board No. 46 for having  tipped over a shelter placed at  Roberts Creek for the benefit :  of school children. I  Ronald*Blomgren of Gibsons  was found guilty of the same  offence and fined $10.00 and  costs plus payment of damage  to the School Board. A juvenile  involved in the same escapaderk  was pla.ced on probation for a -  period of six months and ordered  to assist his parents in preparing  a vegetable garden.  johnny Joe of the Sechelt  Indian Band was fined $15.00  and costs for being intoxicated  on the Sechelt Highway near  $ecret Cove.  Legion Hall ��� Sechelt  Saturday May 2nd.  msmseaammBsasmsasxm^ms^sa^  'EfS-fQ  on  /  Qualified Local Plumber  and Electrician  CHELT BUILDING  ���- Phone Sechelt 60  HASSAN'S  I        is making great  IMPROVEMENTS  For Your Convenience and  Pleasure>vin Shopping For  General   Merchandise  Groceries        Hardware  Shoes, Clothing ��� Marine  Supplies  Home Oil Products  HASSAN'S  PENDER  HARBOUR  ��� \_nv* ���  Union  General Store  Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS: Saturday only  FRESH   PICNIC  '.....-...-  ... .   tb   3#  PRIME RIB ROAST,     Choice "A"    ...���:. lb   64^  GROCERIES:  MacINTOSH "GAYETY" COFFEE ...,.,,:--���-lb 55^  FRESH WILKINSON'S  ALLSORTS ...... lb 39^  BRIDGE  MIXTURE    V^ lb 35^  HEAR  |UII.  Legion Half,  For MacKenzie Riding  j  IVow is the Time to Build  Take advantage of the long stretch  of good building weather ahead to  start construction on your home now  ... and have it ready for occupancy  by Fall. To be sure of top workmanship throughout and completion as  per schedule, bring your plans to us.  Estimates %d  We Carry  The  UILD8N6 SIJPPtlEl ifd:  GIBSONS  .vv^:v*��.twsf^j_j\_tf��x'jwi;ir.i>L'i'*4,1t'. 'mm Credit League  lects  'res  The Gibsons Social. Credit  League met on April 23rd in the  School Hall.  Mr. J, MacAiee was elected  President, following the resignation of Mr. Ed Smith.  Cliff Oviatt was elected 1st  Vice President and Dr. McFad-  den.. 2nd vice; Inactive members'  were dropped from the executive, and the number brought up  =11  By SARAL  Well here I am again. Have  heard the column is missed, so  someone masfcread it. Our heartfelt symps^y ��� to Mrs. Betty  Klein and|family in the tragi��  loss of herfhusband. Also to the  Dusenberr^family in.; the loss  of Mr. Ha��ey^ Dusenberry^  Mr. Ozzie; Nichols of Irvine's  Landing was serioiily injured in.  a logging mishap on Texada  Island, Mr; Nibhpls has been  flown to Vancouver and Mrs  Nichols has gone down to be  with him. The latest report was  (that the condition was serious  The w;A: to Legion Postai2  <at Pender Harbour held their  third successful card party in  the;Hut last week, and are happy  to say they have reached their  goal. Their delegates will attend  ithe Convention in May, thank��  to their supporters.  Many of the Harbour residents  were away for the holiday  ���season,; to Vancouver Island, the  U.S.A. and way points. Among  them were jMr; Gi Nachtigal,  Mrs. Ulmer, Mrs^-iPeiper, Mrs,  L- Davis and Josm:y^T. a^ Mrs.  Spicer and Gary, MrsI ��L Baker,  Mrs. R. Keillor, Mrs. J. Haddock,  Shirley .and Albert, The Frank  Lee's and others,  Mr. :and*Mrs;;_r? ConhelL spentfe  , a couple of^days in PowelbRiverC  the occasion being .the arrival of  A new Grandchild.  Mrs. Alice Davis is spending  some time in ;Evertt, Wash.,; at  the home of the J. Maags, her  daughter and son-in-law.  The Zroback family from West-  view are visiting at: the home of  the P.. Dubois.  Mr. John Marsh was at home  over the Easter Holidays, as was  Miss Jean McKay.;;  The E. Browns from Vancouver visited over the holidays at  the home of the L: .Savolinehs; '-/j,  to twelve.  New members are C. Jorgen-  sen, Conrad Oviatt, Don Duprey,  and S. Secord. There are now  Four Social Credit groups active  on .the Pennsula.  There will be delegates from  each of these groups, as well as  from Powell RiVer to the convention of the Social Credit  party for the Mackenzie Riding  in Vancouver on April 28th, for  the nominating of a candidate  for the coming election.  Gower  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  All Gower was shocked by  the unexpected and tragic passing of Mrs. Jack Bartlett at  Lumby, on April 23rd. Our deepest "sympathy goes out to her  Mother, Mrs. A.B.B. Hill, who  but recently was rejoicing at the  splendid recovery Fraley had  made after her recent illness,  and her visit to Gower, bringing  the joyful news that Jackie Bartlett was to be the May Queen.  Death was very sudden and the  news plunged our little community into sadness and sympathy for Mrs. Hill and the little  family in the loss of such a devoted daughter, wife and mother.  Mr. and Mrs. Victor Riber  paying a brief visit to Stron-  lochie, having recently returned  from Florida and the Southern  States.  Glad to report the improvement of Bert Dadswell, so much  so that he and Mrs. Dadswell  were able to ^entertain their  many friends and celebrate their  21st Wedding Anniversary. Congratulations and may there be  20 more.  Friends and neighbors of Mr.  and Mrs. John Coleridge turned  out to welcome them back to  their home in Gower. Welcome  back too, to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar  Scott after their stay on Vancouver Island. \ ������ /  *>?TMr; aiid Mrs! iCW. Laffere up  ito get their summer garden in  shaped  Henry Duke sustaining a nasty  bump on his nose several stitches  in his head when delving into  the trunk of his car.  The Gower Point unit of the  W.A. of the Anglican Church  still going strong���results, completion of two attractive quilts,  one for the Central City Mission  and one for the W.A. Headquarters in Vancouver. The next  regular meeting to be held at  the home of Mrs. John Coleridge  IIWf����'i|��.'  ��MW  HWtii mm   imi  w*~**~r*>M  ������WM  reveals wliiskys  true flavour  Put Seagram's "83" to the water testa  Water, plain or sparkling,  ���      *        ���  reveals a wjhisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet.  r0.Hl % am&'&&  Thursday April 30, 1953  The Coast News 5  on May 27th.  The Gower Point Social Club,  held at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Renshaw combining good deeds  with pleasure, raising funds for  the VON. Presiding at the attrac-  tivey appointed table pouring  tea were Mrs. George Bond and  Mrs. Bert Dadswell.  Mrs. F.W. Dawson looking  somewhat improved after her  recent fall. 'Tis a poor Irishman  you can pin down.  Still haven't seen Or heard anything of the road scraper over  the Beach Esplanade which sure  is getting, or should I say, is, in  a very rutty state of repair, 'tis  sail that spoils this beautiful spot.  Your RAWLEIGH DEALER will have a display of  RAWLEIGH   PRODUCTS  on Saturday Afternoon at his Residence in Gibsons.  Everybody Welcome. Tea will be served.  See  KURLUK  For  ELECTRICAL HEATING  House and Commercial  WIRING  Electric Appliance  SALES  Phone   Wilson  Creek  21   M  MacLean's Present  and Summer Values  * For  LADIES,   GENTS   AND   CHILDREN  Ladles    Dress   Shoes  $4.65   to  $10.40  Good Range of Styles  MOCCASSIN LOAFEfeS $3.90 - $4.80  SANDALS     .... $3.10 and Up  Children s   Shoes  Many Styles and Materials  $2.10  to $5.60  BABY'S  SHOES  99^ and Up  Mens   and   Young   Mens  $4.00  to  $16.45  's Shoes  Phone   111 H Gibsons  /-  Let's tell the world  ��� ��� ���  C. WANTS  PROGRESS!  Suppose you were advising investors about safe and promising places frfput their money at risk.  Suppose you had the choice of putting money into the fast-  developing resources of Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, New  Brunswick . . .or of investing in B.C  And suppose you felt that, hanging over the future of  British Columbia, was the possibility a Socialist government might be elected ... under leaders who frankly said  that Government should take over practically every industry of any importance in the province . . .and certainly  would if Socialism succeeded at the polls.  GOING UP!  The Free Enterprise  Vote in B.C. Provincial  Election*  70JJ  1945  1949  1952  You'd have quite a problem on your hands, wouldn't you?  You'd recognize that B.C. was just about the richest and  most promising province in Canada. You'd want to advise,  "Go right ahead. Get into the British Columbia picture."  You'd be reasonably sure the people of B.C. weren't going  to go "oft the deep end." But you would hope that this  kind of uncertainty about the future would be cleared up  by British Columbians once and for all. Then you could  say with positive assurance, "Send your savings to B.C.  The province is going full speed ahead."  Well, that's the issue before British Columbians on June  9th. They'!! have the opportunity then to VOTE 1-2-3 for  Free Enterprise parties ... and lay these doubts once and  for all.  Vote Free Enterprise 1-2-3  B.C.    FEDERATION    OF   TRADE    &    INDUSTRY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.. Thursday April 30,  -953  6 The Coast News  r���  By students of Elphinstone Junior-Senior High School  Editor in Chief: Celia Elumerfelt       News Editor: Donna Bingley  Social News Editor: Vera Bursey       Sports Edtior: B.J. Woods  t  by Eric Lindwall  Well it seems that the time  for indoor sports is over. Several  things prove this; the first of  which is accidents. All whiter  people kept breaking arms, riming into walls, skinning knees  falling on the gym floor and in  the great sport of tag, tumbling  down the stairs.  Now that outdoor sports have  come into vogue, the type of  injury is different. There have;:  been broken toes resulting from  kicking rocks, broken fingers  from rather unexpected contact  with a "soft ball and of course,  the old stand-by, s p r a i n e d  etnkles;the result of over-enthusiastic participation in softball  when the ground is coated with  several inches of slippery mud.  The change in the type of  Clothing, (and the condition���  as I said before, it's muddy,) is  quite evident, too. The more  bptomistic students dressed in  lighter clothes and carrying t a  new set of "cleats" or "spikes"  over their shoulder. What if it  is raining��� it's the end of April  and softball HAS to start'sometime.  But then why should I talk?  I'm just as optomistic as the rest.  The Sports Beat  *        by Roy Duncan  Last Friday  saw  the  last  glimpse   of   basketball   around  Elphinstone    for    1953.    House  playoff   began   on   Wednesday  with the junior boys and girls  playing off that day.  House. B,  junior girls decisioned House C  (to  take  the  Junior Girls  title. '  House A brought up the rear.  In the junior boys game between A and B it was a different  story. The two teams were tied  at the end of regulation time  and were still deadlocked after  five minutes of overtime. The  game was postponed until the  next day when House B won the  Junior Boys title. C finished in  the cellor.  On Thursday House B. finished off the season in grand form  polishing off House A 25���13 to  take the Senior Boys title. Again  House C ended up in the base-  , Rient.  After Friday's games the basketballs were all deflated and  packed away in mothballs with  all the other indoor equipment  tor the year and the softball  paraphernalia was given out.  P.E. classes were turned into  half decent shape for House  competition which started Monday. Houses A and B officially  Opened softball on Wednesday.  A took a close 6���4 win. On  Friday House C came from behind to eke out a3���2 over  House B. House B senior girls  edged House C 5���4. House A  junior boys romped to a 19���3  Win over House B. House C  junior girls beat House A on  Tuesday.  .House B junior girls smeared  House A bf a 16���11 score.  With the announcement that  the school sports day will take  place' the day before Coronation  Day. June 1st, many track enthusiasts are getting in top condition for the bis event.  The rumour is going around  that a school softball team will  be formed to play other schools  ladmmion  rnamen  A team of six players from  Elphinstones Badminton , club  were sent to town during the  Easter holidays to represent the  school at the B.C. Junior Tournament. The proceeds from various  projects of the club were used  for travelling expenses. The Vancouver Lawn Tennins and Bad-  ; minton Club was used for the  tournament on the 8th, 9th and  10th. The games began early in  the morning and went until 5:30  at night.   ' ^ ���  The games were run quite a  bit differently to what our team  was used to,' even _so they had  many good games. The team  managed to get as far as the  semi-finals. .-.,-     \  We had no winners but our  players stood up well to the  more trained and experienced  opponents from all over B.C.  The 300 entrants came from  Fort St. James, Vernon, Cran-  brook, Victoria, Vancouver and  of course Gibsons. We have  hopes that next year with more  knowledge etc. we will be able  to have some Elphinstone entrants as winners.  Pat Peterson.  and teams. I sure hope this goes  further than the rumour stage,  because the school" has a potentially strong team.  It seems a shame that basketball is the only sport that  Elphinstone sends teams into  interschool competition when  good .' teams inV /other4.sportsv  could, be fielded;  The -word is also going around  that   a   Peninsula   League   will  be>;formed this season involving  a   couple* of /.teams',   from   Port';.  Mellon,   Gibsonjs -.arid   Sechelt.  This also would be a step in the  right direction because it would  be the first time the Peninsula  had been formed' into* a  body  in any sport.  Last year Sechelt formed a  local league which proved very  successful. One /of the main  reasons "the league faired Jso  well was that it had good support from the local people. So  if this league does materialize  how aboutrgoing out and taking  in the ball games. Even though  you donlt know anything about  softball its easy to learn.  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� TAtlow  1954 ���  Has The FINEST SSELBCTION. Of  IWS SP-OOT-SHIRTS  .   $3.50 To $9.95  Nylon Plisse, Silk Jersey,  Nylon. Rayon And Silk;  In Solid Summer Shades Or Patterns  Phone  29 J, Sechelt.  "EAT   LIKE ' A   MILLIONAIRE  ON   A   HAMBUTtGER   BUDGET"  May 1 ��� Gibsons United Church  Hall at 10 a.m., Rummage sale?  by United Church W.A.  May 1 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  at 8:00 p.m., Women's Institute  whist drive. Proceeds for fair  fund etc.  May _i ��� Gibsons at Legion Hall  by St; Mary's Church, turkey  supper.and bingo.  May 4 ��� Gibsons Institute  Hall.* Regular meeting Farmers  institute. -  May 4 -���Gibsons, 8:00 p.m. at  home of Mrs. L. Knowles, meeting, of the Association of Guides^  and Brownies.  May 5 ���- Selma Park Community Centre. Spring tea, sale  of work, home cooking.  May 6 ��� Gibsons, in United  Church Hall. Liberal Association  Meeting at 8:15 p.m.  May 9 ���- Gibsons School Hall,  dance by Farmers' Institute.  May 18��� Opening date of  Soahies Point Lawn Bowling  club at 2 p.m.  May 16 ---- Gibsons School  Hall. May Day Dance, in aid of  May Day  celebration.  "June 2 ���- Sechelt Canadian  Legion Coronation Festival.  July 24 ���; Gibsons United  Church Hall. Headlands VON  Auxiliary Summer sale of work.  ��� ;A^gusJ^^v%- Roberts Creek  United ^Church. Tea and Sale of  work. ,  THIS  WEEK'S  SPECIAL ���-  Another special. 4 acres of land  on North Road, South of Reed  Road, $875.00 on terms. $175.00  down, balance $20 per, month._  IT REALLY DOES PAY TO LIST  YOUR PROPERTY WITH US.  Totem  Realty  Pione Gibsons 44  ^Evenings 95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  Phone  TAtlow  2541  Gibsons 78, or Sechelt 61R  FIRE SElSOf  Miiy 1st - September SOth  During this pewod, a permit is necessary before  fires may^ be lighted outdoors for cooking, warmth,  or land-clearing* Your nearest Forest Officer  should be cunsulted.  ONE CARELESS ACT MAY ENDANGER  THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF  FOREST LAND  BE CAREFUL.  Help Prevent Forest Fires  AND  PRESERVE YOUR FOREST HERITAGE  British   Columbia  Forest  Service  Department of Lands and Forests  Dr. CD. ORCHARD HON. R.E. SOMERS  Deputy Minister of Forests Minister  SERVE CANADA  ���^'.���F-. ^^Th^&^V*"'"*;*-���������?������  �����li.rv."?v-,t��^vVr;i'^:!*' '  y riv^,'it*"'^-*,-r'f:7-"rf^'?*'''  Soldiers like those of the airborne iofantry are helping to  guard ���Canada, ready to drop into action wherever Sanger  threatens. The young roan who joins the Army and has completed his Infantry training may then volunteer to start training  for the proud wings of Canada's "Soldiers of the Sky."  AND YGtllTSELr  How does a man choose a job? He examines the pay; the  working conditions; the opportunities for advancement; the  financial security. From every one of these aspects an Army  career is excellent. And more ��� no monotony of being stuck  for years in one place; pension plans after 20 years service;  medical and dental care .whenever needed ��� without regard  for cost or time. Opportunities for training and advancement  in the Army today are truly outstanding.  THE ARAAY  Soldiering is a man's life! There are challenges and dangers.  But wherever you go, in the Army, you know you can rely oh  your, comrades, trained fighting men who share with you the  action of military life. If you think an Army career is for you,.-  enquire about the opportunities for service with the Infantry  ��� the roost important men m the Ca^  Yea 0r�� eligible to join the Army if you are 17 to 40 years of age  and able to meet Army test requirements. Applicants should bring  birth certificates or other proof of age when reporting for interview..  ,   For full information apply right away^f6:    r  .  ;fw No. 11 Personnel Depot,     C  ..'..": 4?bl^est>3rdAvenue,Vancouver,B.C.  -Army Information Centre, ;  119 AA Bty., RCA, Work Point Barracks, Victoria, B.C.  est v��-��yflW^a��^M��-^^  ��  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  .oberts' Cree'  MURDOCH'S  Marine  Supply  and  General  Store  MODERNIZED For YOUR  CONVENIENCE  Shop Here For All  HOME, MARINE AND  FISHING    SUPPLIES  * *  Phone 116  PENDER  HARBOUR  FIRE     CAN    DESTROY  IMPORTANT      PAPERS  IN    MINUTE ,OR   TWO  Safety-Deposit-'Box    Protection  Costs Less Than Dime a Week,  Each   year   in   this    country.,  thousands of valuable'documents  go up in smoke. Some of these  cannot be^;^p^ce^i^^amy^|c^fc v  while it is;;tro^bl^orne"and:ex  pensive to repltacel others. It is  only,   sound    sense   that    such,  papers ..as - securities, .policies, ?  property deeds and birth certificates, be stored-in a safe place.  A Bank of Montreal safety  deposit box offers a first-rate  way to guard yourself against  the loss of valuable possessions.  .You get 'round-the-clock protection from the twin dangers  of fire and burglary, for less  than ten cents a^eek. And documents in a B of M safety deposit  box are not likely to be mislaid,  either.  ���    ���r ���     -  Drop into the Gibsons. Sechelt,  or Port Mellon branch of, the  Bank of Montreal today. Mr.  Landrey, the Accountant, will  gladly show you his safety deposit boxes' "and vault. You'll  feel pleasantly relieved once  your valuables are in - the- care -  of Canada's first bank!  Advt.  by Madge Newman  The  Roberts  Creek  improvement association held its annual  meeting  Friday   in  the  Legion  Hall./.  Offcers elected for the  coming: year are President; Mrs.  It. Hughes, Vice President, Mrs.  P. ' Edmunds, Secretary���Treasurer, Mrs. R. Cumming. Board  of Directors, Messrs P. Long, P.  Cassidy, G. Davidson^ Mrs. J.  Hunter and Mrs. J.Morirufet.  The retiring President^ Mr. ?G.  Pay ton thanked the members  for their support during his term  of office and asked them to give  every assistance" to the newly-  elected President.  The annual report given by  Mrs. Cumming showed considerable progress had been made  1 during the past year, arid all  members agree that the Improvement Association is off to a good .  start for the coming year.  The next meeting will be Jjeld  in the Legion Hall May 14th.    ;  Mrs.   A.E.   Weal,   delegate  to *  Convention    held    recently    in  the  Parent-Teacher   Federation  North  Vancouver,   gave  an  in- <  teresting talk on the three day's  events,  at the   regular meeting  of ."Ifce  Roberts 'Creek FT A  on  the 21st. Agreeing ^ost wholeheartedly with former (delegates,  /fes.v.Weal;;stated that; until, she ^ '  attended: the' convention^ she had ;:.  ho idea of the benefits derived  from  the  experience  arid  suggested ihat; everyohie who can,  should attend at least one convention.  Mrs. D Blake, Mrs. G. Reeves  and Mr. Q Russell agreed to  form a,committee to work with  the Legion and other interested  organizations, -to plan a suitable  Coronation Day program.  (There Hyas considerable' ris-  cussionJiin!vthe^iemai,ter  of  the  -ohcJice ~e^shrubs*^:;4>ei:-planted  Thursday April 30,  1953  The Coaist News 7  along the borders of the newly  planted lawn in front of the  school. Finally it was left up to  the teachers and Mr. Chaster  to select the most hardy and  and suitable  species.  . Mrs. F. Kennedy has agreed to  head a. committee in charge of  the annual garden party which  will be held at the E.J. Shaw  home in the summer, while  Mrs. E. Wallis will look after  the annual summer dance. Mrs.  E. Flumerfelt is in charge of  the  Nominating   committee.  Mrs. G. Reeves will represent  this PTA on the VON Board.  Mr. Russell, Principal of the  school announced that the school  track meet will be held on June  13th, at Madeira Park.  Mrs. E. WallisVl*president of the  Council, - invited members to  attend a very interesting panel  discussion to take place on June  11th, time and place to be announced v later.  -;^ The highlight of the May  meeting, deferred for the occasion to the 22nd, will be a  recital by pupils of Miss Margaret Mclntyre. Business will be  waived, on that night.  For Your  Stove or Furnace  See your I  Reg. Godfrey,  mperia! Oil agent,  Phone Grantham 56  For One Week Only  15%    Off   On   Our  Lovely  Nylon  Blouses/  All  Wool  Skirts,  Cotton  House  Dresses  A Few Lengths of Nice Grey Skirtings and  Plaid Shirtings.  Cotton Slips at ..: - -  $2.49  Sechelt Road ��� Gibsons ��� Phone 107 R  GIBSONS MAY DAY COMMITTEE  "-���-���'      ��� ���   �� ���'������������'���.  - Sponsors A  W. McFadden, D.O.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone^ Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   am. to 5:00 p.mi  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  Eall - Sat. May 16  In Aid Of May Day .Activities,  Dance Starts at 9:00 p.m.  Local Music Admission $1:00  FOR  GOATS MILK  Phone  G. CHARMAN  59Hor  Peninsula Dairy  7Y2  "���t".vw_>'--ill  fe  1  ��)  cents  Where does the money 9��?  At times most of us have looked at purse, wallet or bank-book, and  wondered: "Where does the money go?"  Each year we at Imperial add up the company's bills to see what  happened to the money we received in the previous 12 months for the  gasoline, fuel oil and other products we sell. Here's where each dollar  of Imperial's 1952 income went:  CRUDE OIL and other raw materials we bought, plus freight, took  more than half of each dollar.  OPERATING expenses took more than 28 cents. This was the cost of  searching for and producing crude oil, and of manufacturing and  marketing the hundreds of products we supplied for thousands of uses.  Throughout the year high quality products were made available where  and when you needed them.  TAXES to provincial and federal governments took 10 cents. And this  did not include gasoline tax, which���depending on where you live���  took from 24 to 36 cents out of every dollar you spent for standard  grade gasoline.  DIVIDENDS paid to shareholders for use of plants and equipment  amounted to 4.06 cents.  TO REPLACE worn out equipment and to make sure that we can  3.42 cents       supply your needs in the future 3.42 cents was put back into the business.  cents  00 cents  cents  tr      iMPfmfti      ���>  ���sso  IMP-RIAL OIL LIMITED  oil  makes a country strong  Tins advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  t' ft Viiiihn-l-i��i-Ti-i 8  The Coast News Thursday April 30, 1953  our Year  steals renoer bum  On April 24th, the Hall at  Madeira Park was packed to  capacity as the people of the  district gathered to hear the  contestants in the Primary Competition of the regional P-TA  Talent Night.  Children from four years of  age to eighteen, and representatives of the adult classes also  competed. v  While the contestants limited  themselves in the main to vocal  fud piano work, several of the  performances were judged noteworthy. Students placed well up  In their respective groups.  The panel of judges from  Roberts Creek were Mrs. -Vr  Beeves, Miss M. Maclntyre and  Mrs D. Wortman, the former two  having taken the places of Mrs.  Kennedy ��nd Mrs. Gs��Hfo>rd,  Who were unable to attend.  Winners in the  adult group-  Were Mrs. Sladey, for her song,  ���'Songs My Mother Taught Me,"  $nd   Mrs.   Haddock   with   her  piano   arrangement  of  "Danny  Boy". " ���'"���������'���'��� '.-  In the fifteen to eighteen class,  there was only one contestant,  Poiores Brown, with a Vocal  Solo "Harbour Lights." Whil*>  Polores had shown the results of  / considerable practice, she was  not awarded a sufficient score  to enter the finals.  In the eleven to fourteen class?  of instrumentalists, certificates  were awarded to Joan Nicol, a  self-taught little pianist whom  the judges stated to be possessed  of a remarkable talent, and  Margaret 3leid, whose playing  of the "Blue Danube" netted a  firm second.  In the Vocal section of this  *ge group, second place went to  Patsy Reiter and Dorothy Greg-  erson for their duet, an unusual  arrangement of "Flow  Gently,  Sweet Afton", while the standing for the  Finals  competition  went  without   reserve   to   Fay  Cherry for her performance of  "June   is   in   My   Heart".   The  . Judges commented on the sweet  true   voice   and  pleasant  stage  presence of this performer.  In the/ seven to ten group,  entries were few, and t awards  given to just one first and. one  second. These were handily  taken by Richard Daly, whose  recitation "And So Was I!" got  9. warm reception, and Alice  Phillips a close second with her  vocal solo, "Whither Away.";,  It was little Patsy Slady who  really brought the house down.  Seeming completely self-possessed, and with every appearance  of a seasoned performer, Patsy  Bang with delightful naturalness  her solo "Oh, Dear, What Can  the matter Be?"  The audience rocked. It was  not until after the entire performance that her mother confessed that Patsy had oeen so  gtirred as to be "sick all over".  The entire evening was successfully handled by the Committee  ���and the able M.C., Mr. Jim  Marsh. Intervals while the  judges   'were   conferring   were  filled by the audience in community singing, and Mrs. Haddock entertaining at the piano.  Pender is having the Final  competition in. their Hall this  year on May 8th.  aiisfaeiory stesuiis now oasng UMaiitee on fenmsy  >��  ss-pool  teaner and Conditioner,  Which Eliminates Opening and Cleaning Tanks and Pools  Dirty weather makes it clean! i  This exterior white actually washes  itseffi Comes up brigh* as new after  each rainfall. . v . stays white years  longer ,.. outlasts ordinary paint by  at much as 3 years! Before paintinfl  ��� ask 4is about Mortin-Senour 100%  Pure Self'Cieansina, White Hous��  Paint. '  ON SAU AT  Your Progressive  Hardware Merchants  IF USED AS DIRECTED  TO CLEAN, CONDITION and RE-START Tanks Of 250  To 500 Cubic Feet Capacity, Or Treatment Repeated FREE.  Eliminates Odors, Removes SUidge, Dissolves Grease,  Destroys Tree Roots In DrainagePipes,  Does Not Harm Plumbing Fixjtures.  Complete Treatment -��- $29.95  Call       Write       Orf     Pnoiie  I     Parkers  Hfrd  ,.:..$: Phone 51 Sechelt B.C.  Phone 32  Gibsons  Phone 33  'Your Home-Owned Hardware'  Gibsons. B.C.  New ideas in bank premises are  togiveyous^  ���9 more  convenient service.  are  o  easyt  \ inform  CamuMs chartered banks���built on  soimdbtmkingprac^  t  services to meet  changing/expanding needs.  THE BANKS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY  Reports on a Historic S ess Eon  School Hall, Gibsons,   Saturday May % 8*00 p.m  Guest Speaker:  Mrs.  Dorothy Steeves     .     One of  Canada's  Outstanding Women  I���

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