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 PROVINCE AI  XT l' u * _��� i�� w ��� ���*��� ����� ���  Victoria, -B  Phone your news or  orders to  mons  ���j -.  -;u  Seventh Year ofPublication       ThtirstJay May 14, 1953   r <Vol 7-19 Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Marda Walker Wendy Yates  Judy Gray  gram For Sechelt May Day  If planning, rehearsing and attention to detail are any criter-  ian for success, Sechelt is slated  for the most outstanding May  Day in its history of May Days.  Committee members have spared no time or effort to make it  a big day.  The program is scheduled to  start rolling at 1:15 p. m. with  all parade entrants assembling  at the. Sechelt School grounds.  Judging by Mrs. L. S. Jackson  and Mr. Joe Dolphin will be  done on the grounds at 1:30.  Lead by 70 Cadets and Wren-  ettes of the North Vancouver  Sea Cadet Corps the parade will  travel down the main street to  the cenotaph - swing right to  the waterfront - along the waterfront to the first road cutting  through to the Indian Reserve  Park and make a complete circle  ��round the ark grounds. Frank  Yates -will be Parade Marshall.  This will be followed by the  crowning of--the new queen -  -group singing: "by - the Sechelt:;  School children - Maypole dancing - sports from 3 - 5 p. m. -  softball at 5 and the children's  May Queen Ball at 7 p. m. in  the Legion Hall: P. T. A. Vice  President Orv Moscrip will MC  the day.  The -retiring queen is Diana  Wheel%, daughter of Mr., and  Mrs. Frank Wheeler of Selma  Park 7 She will be escorted by  Board .of Trade President E.  Pearson. Her attendants Leanna  Moscrip, daughter of Mrs. and  Mrs. ��'Gtrv Moscrip and Irene  Tyson daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  S. Tyson of Wilson Creek. Queen -elect Wendy Yates daughter  of Mr. Mrs. Frank: Yates of Selma Park will be escorted by  Fire Chief Fred Mills. Her attendants are Judy Gray daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gray  and Marda Walker daughter of  Mr. and. Mrs. Dave Walker of  Selana Park. Eight flower girls,  a gift "bearer and a ring bearer  will 'complete the rettKae.  The new queen's duties for  the ' day will include presentat-  ' ion <of awards for sports, pitching the first ball to open the  MidrPeninsula    softball   season,  'aftd to'^preside ��� Pjerl the > children's* May Queen Ball in the  evening.  Selma Park Community Association will serve refreshment  on the grounds.        '  E  Accomplishments At Gibsons  The Social Credit candidate for Mackenzie Riding addressed a  meeting in the Legion Hall at Gibsons on Tuesday, May 12 th.  Approximately one hundred people made up a very courteous audience, refraining from heckling or in tempting the speaker until the  question period.  The meeting was opened with  the singing of the National  anthem, a hymn and a moment  of prayer.  The Chairman, Mr. Macafee,  introduced the speaker briefly.  In opening Mr. Perdue mentioned press clippings and attacks  in showing what the Social  Credit^party was. not, and stated  that it was simply an attempt by  the people to have good government. He had no critiscism of  opposing candidates to make,  and intended to keep his campaign above such things.  Mr.   Perdue   read   from   the  pamphlet  of  tlie  Social  Credit  Party, to illustrate the aims and'  intentions of the Party.  He also stated that, having  had ten months in the Legislature, the party had already  some " good legislation on the  statute books. They would have  more, he went on, but for the  fact that the Government was  defeated over the matter of the  Rolston Formula.  The Social Credit Party was  born of necessity, it supported  a free, democratic way of life,  believed in honest administration and efficient operation. Free  ���enterprise was.- supported, but  monopolies were opposed.  The Social Credit Government  has, he said, reduced the Pro:  vincial Debt, reduced charges  on debt," instituted a large high*  upen House  Pender Hospital  ; Sunday, May 2l|hj St. Mary's  Hospital at Pender|Harbour will  open its doors and welcome all  comers who would like to inspect, or just visit,lor who would  like to see demonstrations of  Hospital Equipment/in  use.  The Hospital Committee advises that from one hi the afternoon until eight, in, the evening,  visitors will be -welcome, and  especially schoot^students.  During the "afternoon, light  refreshments will be. served to  those who wish.  # The committee Chairman states that there have been several  Doctors, with their #ives, who  have" been out to Pender to look  at the Hospital, and to talk with  the committee. Several of these  men have been very interested  in the position of Resident Doctor. However, decisions are not  being made in a rush, as it is  essential that both the" Board  and the Doctor be mutually satisfied.  It is expected ���'that an announcement will be made shortly as to the permanent occupant  of this post.       ....,.;.,    '        *  m  WSfc  Mr. Joh?* Perdue  Social Credit Candidate  ways program built on sayings.  In the matter of public works,  he stated, anyone may now tender for Government contracts,  examine contracts when awarded, and the tenders for same.  This, he claimed, has not been  the case with past governments.  British  Columbia  labour and  materials are to be given preference   in   Public   Works   programs. Here Mr. Perdue quoted  (Continued on Page 8)  (See  Perdue)  Gibsons Cubs  Get Charter  At FuH Meeting  At a weir attended-meeting in  the Gibsons Legion Hall on-Friday, May 8th, the Gibsons Kinsmen, as sponsors, were presented with the Charter for the  Gibsons Cubs. ,  Mr. J. Watson, organizer Of  the Scout Movement for the B.  C. Lower Mainland, made the  presentation.  Mr: Watson spoke of the Scout  Movement, and the aim of having other various groups sponsor  Cub Packs and Scout Patrols in  all the'centers on the Peninsula.  It is hoped that this will  shortly be accomplished, and  that a Commission will then be  set up on the Sechelt Peninsula.  There was an excellent and  appreciative audience, who enjoyed the presentation ceremony, and expressed their hearty approval of the proposed development and support of the  Scouting Movement locally, and  particularly the Gibsons' Kinsmen's Club for their excellent  beginning in Gibsons.  Sechelt Boys  Avert Tragedy  Presence of mind and quick  action on the part of teen-agers  David Parish and Michael Whit-���  aker of Sechelt saved 10 year  old Irvine Garry from anything  more serious than a thorough  wetting and a rusty bike. Riding on the Sechelt wharf the  pedal on Irvin's machine caught  on a bolt head on the edge of  the wharf and flipped both lad  and bike into the water. Tlie  older boys' reassuring shouts  kept Irvine dog-paddling till he  reached the ipiling under ��he  Wharf where he clung until the  boys could crawl down the cross  timbers to reach him. Dragging  operations the next day brought  the bike  back into  circulation.  David and Michael are to be  commended for their actions.  Irvine will have a long memory.  So���Alls well that ends well.  At Sechelt on May 7th, a good crowd filled the Legion Hall to^  hear the Liberal Candidate for the Mackenzie Riding, Mr Batt  Maclintyre. Capt. A. Johnston was chairman for the meeting, and  presented Mr. Maclntyre and his campaign manager, Mr. Harry  Davies, from Powell River. Batt announced the Liberal platform  in its broader aspects, and then went into some detail on several  points immediately concerning most listeners.  The  practice   of /paying   for          ���  Roads and kindred Provincial  expenditures by the long-term  loan method was fully covered.  Mr. Maclntyre explained that  our anticipated revenue from  the three cent share of the gasoline tax1 was used as collateral  for loans extending over approximately two generation^, Jin  order to build roads for general improvements of districts,  opening up of territory, etc.. In  this manner, tlie repayment of  loans is guaranteed, no matter  which party is in power in the  Provincial Government.  The benefits from road construction is a long term one,  and it is not unreasonable that  the funds to construct them  should be paid for over a similar periods  Hospital Premiums for persons \in, small-income groups  should be assumed by the .Government;  The Three Percent Sales Tax  brought many persons from the  floor into the'discussion. Merchants x and  trademeri. - find the  "Batt"   IVSacfotyre    ^  Liberal Candidate  ...     V   ., *���"���  ing his tenure of office, Batt  spoke of the road construction  and; improvement in his riding  that had resulted from his work,  and:.: planning;  the development  of the^ Blaick^BalL Ferry;;. lines,  accpun$u^;i,an^  of this tax an onerous; and expensive business, arid a. *head-  ache, in the book-keeping department.  The   matter   was   tabled   for-  interest.  Mr. Davis, the campaign manager, was valuable in his production of information as: required.   He is   conversant  witht  future  discussion,   Batt  having    the activities and needs of the  expresser himself as welcoming  ideas and suggestions on it.  The Provincial Education sys-  area, himself being in business  in Powell River. He owns and  operates a gasoline station, and  tern   was   discussed,   and'  Batt    knows the territory well.  praised the school-s and the  teachers for the work they  are accomplishing. He did, however, state that there were plans  to accomplish improvements  where indicated.  As for his Stewardship  dur-  Votes of thanks were tendered to the Candidate for his work,  and to Capt. Johnson for his  able chairmanship.  Following the song" of the  National Anthem, refreshments  were served by the committee.  Sharon Stewart  Wins Talent Finals  Winner of the Sechelt P-TA  for the highest number of points  awarded in the Peninsula Talent Finals held at Madeira Park  Friday May 8, was 9 year old  Sharon Stewart of Sechelt Talent, stage presence and suitability of selection all combined to earn a total of 95 points  for her piano solo "Yellow Butterfly".  An audience of close to 500  jammed the Pendeira Hall to  see this 5th annual event and  to applaud the 26 entries from  Gibsons, Roberts Creek, Sechelt and Pender Harbour. Opened by District P-TA Council  President, Mrs. Wallis of Roberts Creek, Hhe show fcvas M  Ced by Johnny Haddock of Madeira Park. Adjudicators were  Miss Phyllis Dilworth and Miss  Betty Phillips of Vancouver associated with CBC and Theatre Under the Stars.  Winners of the seven classes  were: 6 and under - Patsy Sladey vocalist of Pender Harbour  with 85 points.  7 to 10: Sharon Stewart, pianist 95 points. Vocalist Penny  Lee Davis of Gibsons second  with 90.  11 to 14: Vocalist Roger Lucken of Sechelt 92 points. Marg  aret Williams, pianist from Sechelt 87 points.  15 to 18: Ebba Kline vocalist  from Gibsons 86 points. Heather  McColl and Karen Stockwell of  Sechelt - piano duet 85 points-  Adults: Reg. Hen ton - magician from Sechelt 85 points. Donald Weal pianist from Roberts  Creek 84 points.  Instrumental Group: Elphinstone Junior-Senior High School  Orchestra 85 points. The Stratford Kindergarten Rythym Band  won a special five dollar award-  Senior Choir: Elphinstone Junior -Senior High School Glee  Club 93 points.  Junior Choirs: Gibsons Junior  Choir under the direction of  Mrs. Ran Vernon 89 points. Sechelt Elementary School Choir  under the direction of Mrs. Vivian Dobbin 85 points.  Miss Dilworth, before presenting the awards commended  the PTA's for their enterprize ia  staging these talent contests an<��  gave a few well chosen words  of constructive criticism to eacli  of the 26 entries.  The special award to the  Stratford Rythym Band was  given by Mrs. Aileen Laurie,  popular commentator on CBU's  Morning Visit, who accompanied the adjudicators in search  of material for her Wednesday  morning broadcasts. These are  devoted to items about outlying communities.  w��--M��iiwi_u��i_MaMM_a-_-_S The Coast New?        Thursday May 14, 1953  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  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 -5W  m&z 6, Gibsons. British Columbia.  onald  m |ow, Brown Cow?  This is the season when all through the land the gardeners  iplairt lovely things, practical things, and with it all much hope.  It Ss also the season when the local dairy herds go awandering.  So> do horses, goats, sheep, and even pigs.  Who will win this year ? Will the harvest of beans, peas  and carrots reach maturity, or will the milk taste of onions,  garlic and chives, or be enriched by cabbages and cauliflower  Intents? "    - ���      _  It always seems particularly sad to see a stand of lilies  ��r glads in shreds as -the result of the depradations of some  gkmny yearling calf or see a rose bush trampled under some  wcark-horse's feet. The fences necessary to protect all the lovely  gardens in the community represent much in the way of money  zmd effort on behalf of part of the area.  What steps are the owners of animals taking in the way  ���rf reciprocating, if any?  a is Make Chilly Bed Covers  By all means let us have tourists. We are gradually getting  frsvelable roads up and down, and the natural attractions of  tfee Peninsula are sufficient to bring many a city-weary person  into this peaceful land. '....."  Boards of Trade, Merchants, Restaurant owners, Service  Stations and others join in the chorus raised to attract more  rteurists. ������������-������:���  \      Where will tthe traveller stay ?  ��� 2Che Peninsula boasts a few brave new motels, its lodges  '^alltoo few) and so few hotels. Some private homes receive  tourists, there are still a few cottages to renlt. ;i!  Now that the area is so readily accessible, how much'  OJ^anization is there of even existing facilities, that when a  venturesome stranger appears wi|th the idea of even a week-  *eiid in the country, what answer may he be given to that per-  jpetual summer question: "Where can we sleep ?"   ;  ON   CANDIDATES  Editor, The Coast News,  Sir: ���  In view of the coming election  fracas that is just around the  corner and certainly looks as  being as stupid and useless as  the last one I wonder if the folk  hereabouts ever give a thought  to the nominees who are selected by their parties to carry their  particular brand of ism. into the  market looking for the highest  bidder.  We have Mr. Batt Maclntyre  a citizen of note in Powell River,  a hotel owner and manager.  Next is Mr. Tony Gargrave, a  labor organizer for the I.W.A.  and true -Marxian Socialist.  Lastly we have a- new chum,  Mr. Perdue, whbse part seems a  bit nebulous unless we take his  Venezuelan exploits as a base.  There are your starters, now,  one of these gents will be elected. What for? can be fairly  asked and (this is the answer. To  act as your agent and peoples  business representative in this  riding that has a basic resource  production of several hundred  million dollars. Is this the best  we can do, would a different  type of man be interested if the  stipend was .increased?  Does this. sick and watery  type of democratic representation make the fact plain that we  have come full circle and the  system of dog eat dog is beginning tp show its inherent decay  and unavoidable end? With  foreign markets failing and internecine strife arid blackmail  by organized groups besetting  us and a general decline in public morale and integrity are we  the electors content?  I think: not and I give this to  your readers for their consideration. *  ':-J" :;������"''':"'..���, ;      Vox Pop.  Letters To The Editor  lLast week, . we received a  ietter which, it seemed to us,  might have been very valuable  as pifolishable material. This  Setter, and the note which ac  eompanied. ity were both un-  signed.  While we will, and do, rjublish  Sellers under 'psuedonyms, or  without identification of any  Idxid, we ourselves ,as a newspaper simply must have the  _arsrrves of those who wish to have  material  published.  If the writer of that very interesting letter signfed simply  fc"l_"oung Timer", will be so good  as to provide the Coast News  with identification, we will be.  __��pre than pleased to publish the  letter over the nom de plume.  For   Best Results  Use "The Coast News Classified  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 Wes^ Pender St.  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� TAtlow. 1954 ���  I  See The  HILLM AN  At  North Shore Dealer  PARTS, SALES, REPAIRS,  Phone "West 614"  Collect.  22nd  and  Marine  West1  Vancouver  The Board of Commissioners of the Corporation of Gibsons  Landing, in view of greater capacity of water mains, and  additional water supply realized by well drilling, are of  the opinion that a limited amount of sprinkling of lawns  and gardens may be permitted from the Municipal water  system during the summer of 1953.  However, pumping equipment as installed at the new wells  is not able to furnish the full delivery of the wells, and  funds available at this time are not sufficient to pay for  new equipment able to pump the full delivery.  In order that such water as is available may be utilized to  the fullest extent the Board has adopted the following Resolution:  "Sprinkling during the months of June, July, and  August, be allowed on permits to be issued by the  Clerk; such permits to allow sprinkling for one  hour per day, between the hours of 8 p.m. and  11 p.m., and on three days each week. Permit shall  be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises  and shall be open to inspection by the Water Commissioner or other official of the Corporation. Fee  for permit shall be:  Flat Rate service ���Two Dollars and Fifty cents.  Metered service ��� Fifty cents (to cover cost of  permit.)  In case of any violation of conditions of permit, the  permit may be cancelled without refund, in addition to any penalties applicable for violation of  Water Regulations and Rates Bylaw."  v  R. BURNS,  Clerk.  The Corporation of the Village of Gibsons Landing  Gibsons, B.C.  Use-Tiie Cosat News Classified  Seagram's Crown Royal  Seagram's V.O.  Seagram's "83  ���*  Seagram's Kings Plate  Seagrams Special Old  ;&::#$;?  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Conlrol Board or by the Government of British Columbia!  IT'S THE TOTAL OF ALL EIGHT  THAT MAKES CHEVRON SUPREME  Mileage                  "1  Power                      1  Anti-Knock quality     1  Vapor-lock prevention y  Quick Starting --:      |  Fast warm-up            1  Acceleration              1  Area Blending          J  i|     J     1  B_n_BH  ���  _E___-9"  -  N  Tf  o  3T.  Vi  'O  Make your  own test!  Get your  Gasoline  Mileage  Record   at  Standard  Stations  or  Chevron.  Gas  Stations  STANDARD  ���/���STAtrbW^"  fytiiNimmmtmu'mi  fi,-..��H>..^i.u.^L^MM.r_I1iMu��_iLU^iii_ei��t-j_<.>ngggg  -_-W_BH_~  NOW! Make the Supreme Test for anti-knock.  Over the whole range of driving conditions  you'll find Chevron Supreme Gasoline truly  unsurpassed. Try it .today.  at Standard and thmm gas stations ��� oberts Greek If liter lit Jitieial  'oiipd-up        I  nppojrt  Thursday May 14, 1953  The Coast News  by Madge Newman  The committee is preparing for  a big night at the Community  Hall tomorrow, May 15th, when  the Hall's natal day is celebra-  fced.The Rhyth'Pals (not to be  confused with -the Stratford  Rhyth Band) will be on hand in  full force, and there will be a  hot tinle in the old town.  Representatives from St. Aid-  an's Chu_*ch, the Community  Hall Board, the Canadian Legion  and Auxiliary, the PTA and the  Improvement Association have  come out of -a. huddle with plans  for Coronation Day, June 2nd.  The school bus will pick up the  ��� school children as usual except  it will be im time to get them  to the school at 11 a.m. when  there will be a half hour program. Rev C. Harbord will conduct the service. Children  parents and friends will then  proceed to Elphinstone Park  where they will eat their lunch,  provided by themselves.-Tea and  Coffee, and probably cold drinks,  - will be on sale. Then will follow  games, races etc. This and the  track meet, on June 13th will  comprize the school outings for  this year.  Winding up  another  year of  scales and exercises,   16 pupils  of Miss Margaret Mclntyre will  be heard in recital at the school  on  May   22nd;: The  PTA  take  great    pleasure    in    presenting  these young  artists  in lieu  of  their regular meeting and extend  a   cordial   invitation   to  all  to  attend and have.a friendly chat  over a cup of tea.  (Note Miss  Mclntyre is going to take exception to that 'scales and exercises*  business. Nowadays these little  ���blighters  are  slipped  in   insidiously ^en^oti#is ^6kinf��ahjc- \!  music lessons; are quite painless;  In my  day there was nothing  subtle about scales.  After five  years: of music, mile a minute :  scales and finger. exercises constituted one's entire repertoire.  The    school    bus,    returning  from the Madiera Park  Talent  Night Finals, was not noticeably  loaded with silver cups, although  our  talented   young  pianist^ ;  Donald  Weal,  had   a   s ec on d :  award certificate. The preschool Rhyth  Band,   competing  with the High School Orchestra,  was given 85' points. Miss Eileen  Laurie,    CBU    broacaster,    on  whose "Morning Visit" program  an account/of Peninsula doings  will be given, gave an especial  award   of  $5  to  the  Stratford  Kindergarten  towards  the purchase of more rhythm band instruments. ;  The school bus was a cheerful  spot between 12 midnight and  2 a.m. as it rolled along the road  towards home, with the voices  of young  and  old   going  forth  Sechelt  Hook & Ladder  We read about a fire department, not that of Sechelt, which  has established some kind of a  record in responding to unusual  alarms and at the same time  have improved their training.  To date they have removed  six cats from trees (practical  aerial drill), A dog from under  porch (building fovspection,) a  skunk from a basement (gas  masks and decontamination,) and  an owl from a tree(no hooting  please.) All that is required now  is a fire to enable them to qualify for membership in a fire  fighting association.  The Sechelt Fire Fighters wish  to express their thanks and appreciation to those who have  ;allreadv donated generously to-,  wards their Truck Fund. A new  truck is urgently needed and all  citizens in the district are urged  to donate as generously as  possible.  eves or interest  i Hsbus lestdeii  Use The Coast News Classifies  Bert Fladager of Gibsons  called at the Coast News office  last week to greet the staff and  pass a few pleasant moments.  He has been working at Kitimat,  ipr more ' exactly, Kemonos,  through the winter and early  spring. i  Bert has enough photographic  studies arid impressions of this  ���huge northern work town to  illustrate half a dozen lectures  and to swell as many collections  of prize pictures.  He worked sat his own business,  butchering, while up there, but  gathered a wealth of information  about the size of the place, -the  helicopter freight lift to other  camps on higher levels, the cable  carriage of supplies up the mountains sides, the huge tunnel  through the mountain, and the  astonising depth of snow (eighteen feet), to make the eyes pop.  Streets upon streets of quonset-  type huts house work shops,  supply depots, machinery sheds,  butcher and bake shops, dining  halls, theatres, sleeping quarters  and the endless amount of impedimenta that goes to make up  ���a huge work station such as this.  Long lines of men queued up  at entrances to mess-halls, post  office, theatres and canteens  were photographed. Mountains  and valleys vvereviewed from  high buildings from the cable-  lift, and other vantage points.  Particularly impressive were  two or three shots whose main  beauty was sun and shadow on  mountain snows.-  Most of, all, however^ Bert  seemed to be enjoying coming  iall that printer grandeur . left  sba��k:$p ^etSuiishii*e^<^s^ with  behind.   ;    ; ������-./, :xx'-.  v/**4*  ^ millions'?  <  How many  Canadians keep  warm with oil?  More than 4 millions. Oil is used in tlie furnaces or heaters of more  than a million Canadian homes���better than one in four.  Oil plays a large and growing part in our everyday living. How-  many of these questions about it can you answer?  How does Canada rank among the nations in  known oil reserves���  8th? 17 th? 21st?  ���  How many barrels of oil (35 gallons to a bar-    .  rel) do you think Canadians use in a year���        ��  8 millions?  165 miliums?  300 millions?  into the air waves, accompanied  by Chuck Oldershaw's lively  accordian. Altogether a very  pleasant ancl interesting evening,  thanks to the. efforts and planning of a number of energetic  workers;   !  If people would stop and think  before they put out rat poison  at; random, I fewer of us would  need to watch our pet cats: and  d.qgs writhe out their last  moments in agony. There must  be a better way of ridding the  country of rodents.  ���  In the past 10 years, the average wholesale  prices of all commodities have risen 85 per.cent.  Have prices of Esso gasolines risen���  more? less? about the same?  Energy produced at Niagara Falls each day is  equal to that in  9,000 barrels of crude oil.   _w  Prairie oil fields now produce energy equal to   W  how many "Niagaras"-���  .���    2?:     .   11?     ;.     18?  Taxes take a big part of a company's income.  How would you say Imperial's 1952 tax bill   A  compared with its dividends? Was it��� Ip  greater? less? about the same?  Far down the list a few years ago, Canada now*  ranks eighth. Except for a group of Middle East -  countries���Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia>-  '���only the U.S., Venezuela and Russia have  larger reserves.  Last year. J 65 million barrels���about one gallon  for every man, woman and child. Canada uses  twice as much oil as she did six years ago.  Much less. The average wholesale price of Esso  gasolines across Canada is up about one-third as  much as the average for all commodities.  The energy of the oil produced in the western oil  fields each day is about 18 times that generated  at Niagarai  Taxes were $55 millions, about 2^ times dividends to shareholders. For each dollar of income,  Imperial paid 1 Off in taxes and 4*5 in dividends.  Tax figures do not include gasoline sales tax  paid at the pump.  IMPERIAL Oil.  LIMITED  oil makes a country strong  VOTE   LIBERAL!  Vote For  He Has Your  nterests  He Has Lived In Your D1ST  For 35 Years,  i  it  tr  33  U -W,  B _   ���  sooiatroi ���4  The. Coast News           Thursday May- 14,  1953  '   .-                  '���-'���'        ���'     ,..-.���'   ' ������  Use  The  Coast News  Classified  U.N9 Stamp to Honor Universal Postal Union  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  Pf_NINSUl_A  ACCOUNTING   .SEKVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  INCOME TAX A SPECIALTY  JBeckside   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  I*��. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING  BLASTING  ROCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road  Work  Felly Licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK CAMPBELL  5368 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser  3831  BULLDOZING ~  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading -   Excavating,  r-*,J_>-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  %,      . Clearing  Teeth  :-Lp   A.E. RITCHEY,  '**'��� Phone   GIBSONS   86  GIFT STORE  GLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  yibMns 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 45  Appliances  ���  Fixtures  ���  Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  "PRATT and LAMBERT PAINTS"  FLORIST "~  Flowers for  all occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  P.O. Box 28.  For the Finest  FUNERAL   FLOWERS  call  W.  Graham,  Gibsons, 60-  FOOD PLAN     ,  NATIONAL FOOD PLAN Ltd-  For   Information,   Contact  ROSS   HORTON  1367 Howe St. Vancouver 1  Phone TAtlow 2541  *      Gibsons  78, or  Sechelt 61R  FOOD PLAN  BUTCHER BOY  FOOD   PLAN   LTD.  Irene Hunter. Phone Gibsons 118  "EAT    LIKE   A   |MILLIONAIRE  ON   A   HAMBURGER   BUDGET"  Phone   TAtlow   2541  Gibsons  78,  or  Sechelt 61R  Headquarters  for  Wool,  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Gibsons Kindergarten  ���������������  ���. ..      ���    - ��� ...���.������ ��� ���. _... ' ��� i���.��_��  Reopened January 5th 1953. Program suited to children starting  school next September as well as  younger  children.  Phone Gibsons 64S4  The United Nations will salute the work of the Universal Posia*  Union with its second commemorative stamp issue of 1953 An  envelope;bearing the U. N. emblem, shows against a world'mao  the extent of UPU activities. The stamps, in two denominations,  will be released on 12 June. The three cent stamp will appear in  black and white and the five cent one in navy blue and wh'*-  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders^ Hardware  . Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete Installation  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  ���. TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  . ^Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  OIL BURNERS  C & S SALES & SERVICE  New & Used Furniture  RANGES T- HEATERS  Oil  Burner Installations  and Repairs  Phone SOS Sechelt  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  ROOFS REPAIRED  ,   UB-IIP ������ I    I    -ill   I    ������      II-..    ���������     .III  ���������������     -II . .1-        1 ���-_,���_���-_���  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 97H       Sechelt, B.C.  SECOND HAND STORE  Hardware ��� China  Tools ��� Furniture  Household Equipment  Magazine ��� Books  WE BUY ���_ TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND STORE  Phone Gibsons 99  TINSMITH  LAURIE   SPECK  SHEET    METAL  Warm Air Heating  General   Sheet   Metal  Phone  116 Gibsons  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Halfmoon  Beams  by I. Miller  - Mrs. Tony_Tschaikowsky is a  member of the Holey Rollers  bowling team who last week  won the Gus Crucil Trophy, and  also another trophy, as one, of the  high three, (good luck Pete)  while this was taking place husband Tony also a keen bowler  was giving the City the once  over.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Raven and  family have left this area to try  their luck in far away places,  er Marions .wedding in Vaneou-  and also to attend their daught-  ver on Sat. May 9th. So long and  the best.   ���  Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Pearce had  as their dinner guests Mr. and  Mrs. R. Stewart of'Vancouver  who may soon be living permanently at thisir "Bowl" in Welcome Beach,  Mr.   Bait Maclntyre   Liberal  Candidate   for -this  riding   and  his  campaign  manager  Mr.   H.  Davies  paid   a   very   successful  visit here last Wednesday.  Mr.  W. Koltermah and Mr. A Young  of the   Halfmoon JBay   Liberal  Association accompanied him on  his  tour, After visiting friends  and    supporters !  in    Welcome  Beach  and Redrooffs,  tea   was  served at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. W. Meikle, where Mrs. H.  Menzies did  the honors.  Later  in the evening a large gathering  met at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  W.   Kolterman   where   a   very  enjoyable   evening   was   spent.  Mr. Maclntyre wil return again  on  May 29th for a meeting in  Redrooffs Hall. > '  While, at the post office the  other day, couldn't help admiring the lovely showing of  flowers in our Post Masters  garden. The Frank Claydon's are  busy making a fish pond in their  lovely garden at Redrooffs.  Week-enders at their summer  homes were Mr. Shaw and  guests. Mr G. Nairn. Mr. and  Mrs. Greenall and family. Mr.  and Mrs. McAllister. Mr. Piper  and son and Mr. and Mrs. Don  McDonald.  Sorry to hear Mr. Larry Frost  is not so well. Hope to hear of  improvement soon.  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Greggs are  in the City for a few days.  Co-Op Bowling  Team Wins Trophy  , In the window of the Co-op  Store in Gibsons is proudly displayed the trophy for the Gibson Mixed Bowing League this  season.  The main trophy is one which  is returned for competition each  year, and a small trophy with  each individual bowler's name  is kept by the player. These are  in the form of little figures of  bowlers in action, and make  very appropriate souvenirs of a  winter's fun.  Congratulations to the Co-Op,  J. and B. Haining, F. Crowhurst,  D. Malmas and J. Wilson.  Youths1 & Men's  s  ummer  Foot  wear  MARINE  MEN'S  * PATRONAGE HAS NO  RIGHTFUL PLACE IN  YOUR   GOVERNMENT.  * WHEN YOUR SOCIAL  CREDIT GOVERNMENT WAS PLACED  IN OFFICE IT EFFECTIVELY ENDED ALL  PATRON AGE.  * THE SOCIAL CREDIT  GOVERNMENT IS NOT  DEPENDENT ON ANY  GROUP OR CLIQUE IN  OR  OUT   OF  BUSINESS  * LETS KEEP IT THAT  WAY.  * DONT BE MISLED.  MARK YOUR BALLOT  FIRST   CHOICE.  SOCIAL CREDIT 1  This advertisement is issued by  the British Columbia Social  Credit Campaign Committee.  SC8  Let Us Service Your Insurance Needs  AUTOMOBILE  FIRE  PERSONAL PROPERTY FLOATERS  BURGLARY  PrpJones & Brown Ltd.  Phone or Write    R.A. tRON) DEY    TAtlow 7561  ������"���������  615 West Pender, Vancouver, 2, B.C.  Ladies And Girls Will Love These  ��� LOVELY FULL SUMMER SKIRTS IN  Mexican Prints or "Peasant" Embroidery.  And a New Design in Kriskay.  BEAUTIFUL    BLOUSES    IN   ORLON,    NYLON,  And A Whole New Range Of  Cool  SUMMER  SATINS.  TASELLA SHOPPE  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  ���..-������ t  Paul   Vincent  Carroll's  > hadow and Substance  Presented By  U.B.C Players'Club  ELPHINSTONE .HIGH .SCHOOL    GYM  Gibsons  Saturday, May 23rd. - - 8.00 P.M.  Adults ..$1.00 Students .50^  J  FOR MILK  Cdll  26  ���""���"MM \  by Saral  Plans at Pender are well in  hand tor the;; May pay celebrations on the 18th. Jean Wilson,  of <Kleind:ale will be the^ May-  Queen, and her attendants are  Jacquie Reiter, Thel'ma Reid,  Doris Collins and Eleanor Eem-  men.  In the Poster Contest, Thelma  Reid and Derald Smith were  first and second winners in the  top age group, with Joan Nichol  and Berenice La Page in the  intermediates, Margaret Brown  and Diana Kite in the Juniors.  Jean  Wilson took   the prize  for the most ticket sales.  The day will begin with the  crowning of the May Queen at  11:00   a.  m.,  followed   by-.pre-.  1:school races at 11:30. After the  lunch break, there wll be races  '_for children and adults, and tug-  1 of-war and baseball.  The  grand  march  will  open  fcthe dance at 8:00 p. m.  Still  another  farewell   party  fas  held   at Bargain  Harbour  Kor Miss Joan Davis, at the home  Jof Mrs. Anne MacDonald. Every-������  one   enjoyed   the   'evening    of  ���games and fun,   and Joan was  the  recipient of farewell  gifts  rfrorri her friends, and the good  wishes of her friends.  Miss Nora Warnoth is in St.  Mary's Hospital for a few days,  and Mrs. John Daly, also. As a  result of a fall on a float at  Madeira Park, Mrs. Daly'sustained rather painful injuries.  The Ladies Auxilliary to Legion Post 112 held their regular  meeting An< the Hut on May 6th.  Resolutions were read and voted upon for the edification of  the delegate.  It .was decided at the meeting  to make a gift of a layette to  newly arrived twins in the area.  The next card party is to be  held.in the: Hut on JMay ;30th,  Derrpld Harris was the  hon-  y ored guest at a 'surprise party  ���'.'   for  his   18th birthday   at  Mrs,  Allan   Walker's   Home.    Music  and Dancing and good refreshments   were   the   order  of  the  evening. Much enjoyed by Der-  rold land his friends.  The Norman Lees and Ernie  Lees;and the young fry left last  week for the Queen Charlottes.  Welcome- to the J. Gibsons  fromSquamish. They have moved into the former Tooker home  at Madiera Park.  Miss Davis, who was the guest  of. honor at a farewell party  given for her by Nancy Reed,  Diana Phillips and Peggy Cam-  ��� eron on the last Saturday in  April.  Many  of the younger  set of  ,  Pender -were present, and enjoyed the music and dancing, to say  nothing    of    the    refreshments  provided.  "The Gang at Pender" presented Marylin with a farewell  ��gift, and wished her much success and happiness in her new  home in Nanaimo.     \  Mrs. W. Davis and Mrs. C.  Brown were co-hostesses at the  home of Mrs. Davis of Bargain  Harbour, at a farewell tea for  , Mrs. Edith Davis who leaves for  Nanaimo, Twenty friends of the  Guest of Honor gathered to  make their farewels.  On behalf of the ladies, Mrs.  W. Davis presented Edith with  an Electric "Roaster, with the  wish that at each use of it she  may remember all her old  friends. It was recalled that Mrs.  Davis had come to Pender as a  bride twenty years ae;o.  Late in April, Mrs. Phyllis  Phillips, a, former resident of  Pender, was married to Mr.  Harry Hunter. They plan to  make their home in Refuge  Cove,  B.C.  After a prolonged stay in  Shaufhnessy Hospital, L��n  Hambly is reported to be making;  good broeress now at home. His  friends join in good wishes for  him.\  , Looks like we are going to see  laction in Port. Mellon. May 4th  eaw the first meeting of executives arid it is; hoped May T7th  will see the start of a Port  Mellon Community Club.  Caps, dirndle skirts, and cotton  blouses, seem to be the rage  since   "Lady  Spring"  produced  signs of living.  Mr. Rendle has /been visiting  ���with  us,  "Just Looking."  It seems Mr. Trueman has  introduced a catchy 'little step  to the dull every day task of  walking. v (:���.:.  Wow! did you see that flashy  tie Mr. MacKenzie was wearing.  Imagine, green and black check.  Thursday May 14, 1953  The Coast News  Use The Coast News Classified  Belie All Ruinous: Still In Business  IcCa'rtney  OF THE LIBERAL PARTY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA AS ADOPTED BY  THE CONVENTION OF APRIL 8, 1953, VANCOUVER. B.C. AND  APPROVED    BY    THE    PROVINCIAL    LEADER    MR. ARTHUR    LAING  FORESTRY  (a) To appoint a Royal Commission at the next Session  to make a further survey of forest resources and  industry in accordance with the recommendations  of the 1945 Sloan Report, to determine the effect  of the program of forest management licences and  public working circles on the economy of the logging  industry of British Columbia, with particular study  to be given to the position  of the, small operator.  In the interval the operator to have the option of  using either the B.C. log scale or the cubic content  scale,  (b) Garibaldi  Park to  be  turned over  to  the  Federal  Government for development as a national park.  CIVIL SERVICE  (a) Arbitration rights  for Civil  Servants.  (b) Equal pay for equal work regardless of sex, marital  status, race, creed or colour.  (c) Amend the Civil Service Act and the Superannuation  Act to permit engagement of men and women of  forty-five years and over. '.,'.:  POWER DEVELOPMENT  That the B.C. Power Commission be urged to supply  and develop available power in all outlying districts  where power developments are feasible.  ��v-��  FINANCE  (a) Reduce Taxation.  (b) Reduce passenger car licence to ten dollars;  (c) Remove sales tax on meals and on all purchases  of 30 cents and under.  PUBLIC WORKS  (a) Continued expansion  of main highway and paving  program.  (b) A   specific   annual   appropriation   for   construction  and improvement of secondary roads.  TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY  To relieve traffic congestion on the Trans���Canada  Highway by an alternative route consisting of a, new  crossing of the South Fraser River; highway across  Lulu Island, and a new Marpole Bridge.  PACIFIC GREAT EASTERN R'L'Y  To complete the Pacific Great Eastern Railway from  Prince George to the B.C. Peace River district, and  to ensure the most adequate connection with Vancouver  as ispeedily a9 possible.  EDUCATION i-      "^  (a) To preserve and expand the curriculum to meet the  highest    standard"   of    individual    and    community  needs  and  the  requirements   of  adult  education.  (b)'Consolidation    of    all    teacher-education    facilities  in   a   Faculty   of   Education   of   the   University of  British Columbia  under  the  joint  supervision  and  ���> control  of  the   Department   of  Education .and the  ,..._   .Uj^iversity^of British Columbia. v ,    r:  (c) TO seek additional' Federal grants for the University, -  and for vocational education.  (d) To provide definite grants based upon a per capita  unit of enrolled pupils  and employed teachers.  (e) To   bring   additional   relief  to   municipalities  and,  rural  areas by the  Province  assuming  eighty per ,  cent of the cost of education. u,':- ��� ,5.  (f) To    complete    the    University ( building    program,  including a faculty X>f dentistry, and .continue  school building program to keep pace with increasing  pupil enrollment.  -(g)rTo amend, the Municipal act" and other necessary  legislation to permit of the exemption of non_-profit  schools in the Province of British Columbia from  land and improvement* taxes.  HEALTH AND WELFARE  (a) The    continuance    of    hospital    insurance    under  Government Administration.  (b) Universal payment, of premiums.  (c) The continuation' of 'benefits of hospitalization  without co-insurance.  (d) The payment by the government from consolidated  revenue  of premiums  for citizens of low  income.  (e) An adequate building program for mental hospitals,  prisons, correctional .institutions for- juveniles;  and treatment facilities for alcoholics and drug  addicts.  (��) Further development of nursing homes and home  care facilities for chronic and convalescent cases:  dental care program, and rehabilitation of physically  handicapped persons.  (g) Continued co-operation with Federal and Municipal  Governments in a joint program of slum clearance,  and the contruction of low-rental homes and  suitable accomodation for aged married and  single persons.  LABOUR  (a) Tlie- Labour Relations Board to be reconstituted as  a full time Board.  (b) Amend the Workmen's Compensation Act along  the lines recommended by Chief Justice Gordon  Sloan. -  (c) Revision of the I.C. & A. Act at the next Session  of the Legislature.  LIOUOR  Redraft the Liquor Act in accordance with the result  of the 1952 plebiscite to allow the sale of liquor by the  glass on a local option basis.  THIS   PLATFORM    POINT    BY    POINT.    REMEMBER  THE     LEGISLATION     THAT     WILL   BE   ADOPTED   IF  PARTY    AS    YOUR   GOVERNMENT   ON  MINING    _  To encourage mining development by' expanding the  mining-roads and trails programme, and to continue .the  policy of financing grub jstakes.  AGRICULTURE  (a) To provide a more active Market Branch within the  Department of Agriculture.  (b) To. remove  existing   inequities   in  education   costs  on farm and ranch lands. .  (c) To urge  the Dominion Government to extend the.  terms of the P.F.R.A. to B.C.  (d) To establish a vocational agricultural school.  (e) To establish a Veterinary College at U.B.C.  (f) To   extend   Provincial   Land   Clearing   Service   to  cover well-drilling, weed-spraying, etc.  (g) To continue aid to artificial insemination.  (h) To   institute   adequate   uniform   grading  for  fruits  and vegetables,  (i) To promote closer co-operation between the Provincial  Government,  B.C.   Federation   of Agriculture,   and  the Federal Government,  TOURIST INDUSTRY  To encourage the tourist industry t�� the fullest possible  extent.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  (a) Procure and study information, and make recommendations regarding all problems that 'arise from  the changing channels of trade in the products  of British Columbia.  (b) Achieve   a   comprehensive   and   continually   up-to-  -    date  over-alL view   of   all   the   factors���extractive,  industrial, manufacturing, distributive, servicing,  marketing, financial, power, transportation, etc..  that constitute the structure of the economy of  British Columbia, in special relation to increasing  employment, productivity, development, and investment opportunities in the Province.  EMPLOYEE- EMPLOYER  RELATIONS  The establishment of research facilities to investigaie  all phases of employee participation in industry with  a view to encouraging good employee-employer relations.  THIS  EL. EC*��  and     Restore     Responsible     Government .n_^___������__���.__,    Thursday May 14, 1953  6 The Coast News  MM      "'���      ' '   ~ "    '" "~  Government  Holds Record  * OPPOSITION PARTIES  ARE ADEPT AT DISTORTION OF PACT,  MISREPRESENTATION  AND UNWARRANTED  CRITICISM.  *��� YOUR SOCIAL CREDIT  GOVERNMENT MAINTAINED A RECORD  OF ACHIEVEMENT  AGAINST UNPRECEDENTED   ODDS.  * YOUR GOVERNMENT  BROUGHT ORDER OUT  OF CONFUSION  FOSTERED BY A  COALITION ADMIN-  ISTRATION THAT HAD  LONG SINCE CEASED  TO REPRESENT THE  PEOPLE.  * DON'T BE MISLED.  MARK YOUR BALLOT  FIRST   CHOICE.  The Sports Beat  by Roy Duncan  Thanks to Fred Feeney's very  timely last of the ninth single  with a runner in scoring position the Gibsons )Firemen salvaged a 12���11 win over a team  made mostly of High School  kids in Gibsons sofball opener  last Sunday.  They scored two runs in the  first  innings  but  the Firemen  tripled the feat making the score  6���2.   Denny   Tyson   the   High  School kids starter suffered control trouble so Bob Nygren was  brought in to pitch the the remaining  eight innings.   It was  Bob's first turn on the mound  and   he   did   extremely   well.  Nygren    fed   opposing    batters  mostly slow stuff, which many  of the latter tried and failed to  hit out of the park.  Norm McKay the Smokies,  veteran started but was relievel  by Earl King in the fourth because of a sore arm. Norm  pitched beautiful ball when he  was in. He picked up seven  'strikeouts in the four frames  he pitched.  King pitching his first game  in a few years, ran into trouble  tight off the bat, so, Captain  Jim Drummond was brought in  as an extinguisher but he didn't  have the solution. Jim Hall, a  newcomer to the district finally  put out the blaze, but not until  after 8 runs had crossed the  plate giving us a 11���7 lead.  The Firemen were not to be  denied though, they rallied in  the seventh 'and eighth to tie  the  score, then came Feeney's  SOCIAL CREDIT 1  This advertisement is issued by  the    British    Columbia    Social  Credit Campaign Committee.  3C9  -K EXTRA SAFETY  * EXTRA MILEAGE  * SMOOTHER RIDE  B.F Goodrich  1  m  EXTRA  AVAILABLE IN  POPULAR PASSENGER CAR SIZES  Jerry's  Repair Shop  KLEINDALE  Pender    Harbour  As 1 See It  by Eric Iiindwali  Yesterday, I had the good  fortune to witness a girls' soft-  ball game. These games are some  of the most exciting in modern  day sports activity!  Here is a sample of the peerless playing ability as portrayed  by Elmer Dunkpot, world famous announcer: .  "Here we are,  sports  lovers  everywhere, at El p h i n s t o n e  Field   for  the  opening   day   of  girls softball. It's the bottom of  ithe ninth, with two down and...  here is  the batter,  Slug"  Mc-  Flum,   a   right-hander,   batting  and leading the league with an  average of .009. The first pitch is  ia   fast  ball... here  it   is . .. it's  coming... ah!   across   the   plate  for  a called strike one.  "Corkscrew" Farmhand is on the ball  today,  (literally,  since she just  tripped on the ball and fell on  it   when   the   catcher  rolled   it  back to her.) McFlum spits on  her hands, hitches up her jeans  and snarls in the direction of the  pitcher.   Farmhand   flexes   her  piassive shoulders and  delivers  the ball.  "Slugger" swings into  the familiar stance, (oops, holding the bat by the wrong end,  but the umpire corrects her in  time,) and smashes the ball far  out   into   the    field   oyer   the  pitcher's head. The second-baseman now hitches up her skirt,  (we now pause for station identification,) wades through a mud  hole, and closes in to field the  hit. McFlum is doing her utmost  to beat the throw to first but she  is called out: 'beaten by a superhuman  ten-foot  throw  by   the  opposing    second-baseman.    So  there it is folks, the end of the  ninth and the score is 93���17 for  the Elphinstone  Elephants,  (reputedly the heaviest team in the' y  league.)  So  remember,  tune in  next Friday at this time when  BLUNTS,  "Textbooks  for  Subnormal   Idiots"   brings   you   a  blow-by-blow, (or should I say,  error-by-error,)    account    of  Girls'   softball    at   Elphinstone  field.  costly    single   which   wrapped  things up.  Hall was credited with the  win and Nygren was charged  with the loss.  Both Mike Poole and Bob  Nygren got homers for the  losers.  The High School entry into  the six team Mid-Peninsula  League was accepted at a general meeting held a couple of  weeks ago at Wilson Creek. We  played our first game against  the Sechelt Braves on May 17th  at Sechelt. Each team will play  in the league will play 30 games.  The High School team will  play 25 games at Sechelt and 5  at Gibsons. This league was a  great success last season and  shows signs of being even better  this season.  The school sports scene consisted of House softball last  week. House C jumped into first  place in the Senior boys league.  They won two games during the  week. On Tuesday, they swamped House B 13���7 and edged a  6���-5 on Thursday.  House C is the only undefeated  team to date with 3 wins and  a tie for 7 points, A is next with  two wins, a tie and a loss for  5 points. B has no wins and 4  losses.  In the two junior games, A  and B tied 5 all on Monday, and  B beat C 8-���5 on Wednesday.  House B is still showing the  way in the Senior girls, though  they wereheld to a 9���9 tie by  C on Wednesday. On Monday  House A edged C 7���6.  The juhior girls two games  both ended in draws. B and C  deadlocked 14���14 oh Thursday.  A and B tied 11 all on Tuesday.  ��Sm  mil  Schedule No. 4, Cancelling Schedule No. %  \  May 1^  Subject To Change Without Notice  7-ROUND TRIPS DAILY-7  LV. GIBSONS  6:00 a.m.  8:40 a.m.  11:20 a.m.  2:00 p.m.  4:40 p.m.  7:20 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  LV. HORSESHOE  BAY  7:20 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  12:40 p.m.  3:20 p.m.  6:00 p.m.  8:40 p.m.  11:20 p.m.  GIBSONS -~ KEATS ISLAND ��� GAMBIER ISLAND  MONDAYS   AND   FRIDAYS   ONLY:  Lv. Gibsons 10:00 a.m. ______ 6:00 p.m.  Lv. New Brighton        10:15 a.m. ______ 6:15 p.m.  Lv. Keats Island 10:35 sum 6:35 p.m.  Ar. Gibsons 10:45 a.m. ______ 6:45 p.m.  SUNDAYS ONLY  Lv Gibsons, 6:00 p.m.,    Lv. New Brighton, 6:15 p.m.  Lv. Keats  Island, 6:35 p.m.,    Ar. Gibsons,  6:45 pun.  BALL FERRIES LTD  Horseshoe Bay, B.C.  Phones: Whytecliff 3581 and 2342  A major new industry for B;C  ��< more jobs  ��� .more wages  ��� . more money in circulation  WHY?  You've seen that sort of announcement in the papers often in  the past few years.  Out of it come more security and opportunity for the people  who live here . ... for young people growing up ... for new citizens  coming to make a living in B.C.  What lies back of every news item of that kind?  CONFIDENCE!  It's as simple as that. Someone had to make the decision to go  ahead. Someone who trusted the people of British Columbia. Someone who backed his judgment with investors' savings.  Without such continued confidence, there could be no further  progress in British Columbia. No more big new construction jobs of  the kind today making B.C. hum. No new pipelines, refineries, pulp  mills, mines, plywood plants, factories, power plants.  Worst enemy of confidence in this field is fear of Socialism ...  mistrust that people who believe the Government should own and  control nearly everything and everyone's affairs will have a chance to  experiment with their theories in B.C.  B.C. can go on forging ahead ... or B.C. can stagnate. It's up  to us who live and work in B.C. to decide.  . G.     FEDERATION     OF     TRADE     &     INDUSTRY S�����g-��_.imyj :;.AnJSI3&iim*faiMm*as*mi&ii*Kfa1h^*Mar^irt-K*rwrr*-v  Thursday May 14, 1953        The Coast. News  Tense moment in U.B.C. Players' Club production of "Shadow  and Substance", as local school master enters with the dying <  servant   girl,   Brigid,    (Doris    Chillcott.)    Elphjnstone   High  School, May 23rd. ��� v  ____  '.tV  The Coast News  CLAjrjririE  FOR   SALE  FOR  RENT  Summer Special, Fir - $10.00  Cord. Alder - $9.00.  E. McCartney. Phone 67 H. tfn  As new, Coleman Oil Heater,  Pump power electric water  system, 1 inch inlet, % inch  outlet. Sanitary couch, G. Burr,  Lynn Cottage, Bay Road.        20  16 ft. SuT_-Ray Sailboat. Fair1  condition.   Best   offer.   May  be  seen' week-end of 16th May^ at  Norman Ewart's, Roberts Creek.  For sale/ good home, 5 acres,  :1^_ acres cleared,-4=room houses-  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.  3-room cottage, fully modern,  unfurnished,, near village center.  3 piece bathroom. $25.0(1  T. Christenson, Shaw Road,  Gibsons.  Rentals ���- we have five attractive homes to rent.  Totem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  'WANTED?'TO  RENT      ~~~~~  3 or 4 room Cottage near  , water, Sechelt. area, from July  25th to Aug. 8, or will exchange  use of new 5-room Burigalpw^,  v 4ully ^modern, -4n Vancouver,  2528, 5th Ave. I. MacKenzie,  HA 8485 R. -;  WORK   WANTED !  For   sale,   4~room, Califbrnia  Stucco   Bungalow.   Apply   Mrs. .. Wear ^Gibsons  S.  Milliganr across from Co-Op ���'. ������-  Store,  Gibsons.        .-?���  .Fast, - Accurate; - Guaranteed  Watch   repairs.   Marine   Men's  21  New &^Used Cross-Cut Saws  inlength 6 to 10 ft., 3 Circular  Cut-Off Saws. Apply W. G,  Fletcher, Wilson Creek.  2 lots each 56X150 feet. Front-  m age on Sechelt Highway in Gibsons between Pentacostal Church  and Elementary School. $1500.00  cash. Apply Mrs. C. Goodeniugh,  .645 Dunedin St., Victoria, B.C.  Cabinet Singer Sewing Machine. Good condition, $40.00 Mrs.  T. Dick, Gower Point Road, Gibsons. '     i   ��� .'; ��� \  Man's C.C.M. bicycle, Al condition, $35.00. C. Stewart Green-  acres,  Roberts Creek.  Ornamental evergreens, suit:  able for any location, various  sizes, reasonable prces. Phone  Roberts CreekS22 S 4.        -   20  For Sale ���- lOp Cedar Fence  Posts - 40 cents each. Phone 44.  Totem Realty. ���  Why pay rent when you can buy  a fully furnished modern view  home for only $1450 down and  balance.at $40 month, total price  only $6750. Totem Realty.  Granthams���a cute modern cottage,   lovely   view,   only   $3600 "  S600 down balance easy terms.  Totem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  Gower Point ��� Stucco house -  near beach - new - weir built -  fireplace   -  only  2625.   on   easy  terms.  Tovtem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  ;    Spray and. Brush Painting; al-  6o   paper   hanging.   J.   Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn   _���_______ . .���, 1  Dave Gregerson - Licenced  Electrician. Madeira Park, Pender Harbour. Phone 11 H.    tfn  WATCH REPAIR --All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union General Store, Sechelt.  r Rock and Stump Blasting ���  Saturdays and Sundays: Fully  Qualified.. Wes Jonasson, Phone  81C, Secelt. v 20  LOST  Ladies gold -watch and wrist  band. Between logging road and  Salvation Army Camp, Hopkins.  Reward, Mrs. V. L. Richmond,  Gibsons.  Tan coloured Trapper baseball glove,f -"Winmore" make.  Lost between Davis Bay - Sechelt, Friday, .May 8th, return  to Richard Kub6, Wilson Creek.  ANNOUNCEMENT  Mrs. Helen Erickson of Sechelt, announces the engagement  of her daughter, Gladys Lillian  Earthy Ponsford to William  Atwood Woods, son of Mr. and  Mrs. William K. Woods of Selma  Park. The wedding will take  place June 14 at 7 p. m. in St.  Hilda's, Anglican Church at Sechelt. Rev. H. U. Oswald officiating.  Date Fad  May 16 ������Gibsons School  Hall. May Day Dance, in aid of  May Day  celebration.  May 18 ��� Opening date of  Soames Point Lawn Bowling  club at 2 p.m.  1 -.May * 2 0 ���* Gibsons - at home  of Mrs. S. Cameron-meeting of  the Socred W A 2 p. m.  May.20 -��� Gower Point Social  Club meets at Mrs. Renshaw's  home,1 7:30 p. m.  May 22��� Rummage sale and  tea .2 to 4 p.m. Roberts Creek  Legion Auxiliary, in the Legion  Hall.  May 24 ��� Meeting for Howe  Sound Fair, at Mrs. Haley's  home.  May 29 -���Gibsons - United  Church Hall - Canadian Legion  Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 109  Coronation Tea 2 to 5.  June 2 ��� Sechelt Canadian  Legion  Coronation  Festival.  June 6 ��� Dance, Roberts  Creek Community hall, VON  Auxiliary.  June 10 ��� Gibsons Super-,  fluity ^sale. Anglican Parish  Hall, by Anglican Church W.A.  July 3 ���. Roberts Creek, at  the home of Mrs.P.B. Long. St.  Aidan's W:A., sale of work and  home  cooking.  July 23 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, Headlands VON  Auxiliary Summer Sale of Work.  ��  United  July  24  ��� Gibsons  Church  Hall.   Headlands / VON  Auxiliary Summer sale of work.  August 7 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church. Tea and Sale of  work.  THIS  WEEK'S  SPECIAL ���  Fine   building   lot.    good   view  cleared Fletchei  road  close   in  $495i  IT REALLY DOES PAY TO LIST  YOUR PROPERTY WITH US.  Totem Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate  Agents.  Support  St Mary's  Summer   Weight  Trousers  FADED   BLUE or  KHAKI   DENIMS.  OLIVE - DRAB  TWILLS  MARINE  MEN'S WEAR  * GOOD HIGHWAYS  ARE ESSENTIAL TO  THE PROGRESS OF  B.C. "  * YOUR SOCIAL CREDIT  GOVERNMENT HAS  APPROPRIATED $38,-  778,750 FOR ROAD  MAKING THIS YEAR,  THE LARGEST PROGRAM IN THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE, WITHOUT INCREASING THE PROVINCIAL   DEBT.  * GIVEN A SAFE WORKING    MAJORITY    IN  'THE NEXT LEGISLATURE YOUR GOVERNMENT WILL CARRY  OUT   ITS    PROGRAM.  * DON'T BE MISLED.  MARK YOUR BALLOT  FIRST?    CHOICE.  ��� IB-  SOCIAL CREDIT1  This advertisement is' issued by  the British -Columbia Social  Credit  Campaign Committee.  SC4V  OFFER No. 2  .   NEf-'SPAPIit  ffOR 0ME vimJL  YEAR, WITH . . .  OFFER No. 1  2 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $3-25  OFFER No. 3 OFFER No. 4  3 MAGAZINES FROM       * MAGAZINE FROM GROUP A       4 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B 2 MAGAZINES FROM GROUP B -      GROUP B  $3-75 $4.75 $4-25  Mark an "X" before magazines desired and enclose list with order.  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PostOffice__.  i  BS1WM--WWSW)��^^  taaasEam  s^sirasS^r^ 528_8_2__-__3  For  DRESS    SHIRTS  SPORT    SHIRTS  T-SHIRTS  POLO   SHIRTS  Assorted   Colors  And   Patterns  8  The Coast News Thursday May 14, 1953  /"���v  Food Freezer  and Refrigerator combined!  *  Cycla-matic Defrosting  in Refrigerator! v ���'.  Roll-to-You Shelves  -> *    do.   .  New Cycla-matic LeveBcoldl  -i.       ��  See the new Cycla - ma|ic frigid-  aire now'  TOTAL PRICE $469.00  Down Payment     $50.00  jAs long as  24  months  to pay :  Trade-ins Accepted  Carries Regular  5-Year Guarantee  SUNSET HARDWARE  Is fully equipped to service thig machine ..if  EVER ..NECESSARY  Come in and ask for a  DEMONSTRATION  _-________-___-_-_���_-_-_, _  No  Weekly Chore Of  Messy Defrosting.  No Unexpected Thawing  Of Frozen Foods.  Natural Moisture Accumulation Automatically  Handled By Machinee  unset Hardwar  Your Progressive  Hardware Merchants  Phone 32  Gibsons  (Continued from page 1)  the case of the Pipe Line construction, and the Social Credit  insistence on the empioyment  of Canadian  labour.  In the Highways program, he  stated that the most extensive  Roads program to date was in  progress, at over 38 millions,  with no increase in debt.  The amendment to the minimum wages act included equal  pay for equal work, regardless  Of the sex of the worker.  There would be set up a more  reasonable a r a n g e m e n t for  taking care of injured workmen,  through compensation, than has  been in effect. Strike" vote regu-  lations were under revision, so  that the Government would now  merely supervise, and not intervene actively in labour and management disputes.  Agricultural Colleges are to  be set up to spread improvements in farming methods. Extension of rural electrification  is to be attained. ,  The problem of implementing  the results of the Liquor Plebiscite will be solved, as will the  problem of the Dhoukobour.  The Provincial Government  will repay 50 percent of municipal borrowings, and guarantee  the bonds for same. The sales  tax on meals is to be removed.  In the matter of forestry the.  pirn is for perpetual yield, and  protection for the small logger.  Access to logging roads on weekends and holidays is sought for  ithe public, particularly the tourists.  The development of Petrol  resources is to be done in such  a manner that the Province will  benefit to a greater extent than  before. The revenue from Pipeline distribution of Petrol and  gas products should give the  Province a rising revenue of  from two to nine millions per  annum.  Hospital, Insurance premiums  reduced, 'and co-insurance removed. Increased cost-of-living  bonus for pensioners is sought.  Increased education fa^iitics,  improved Hospitalization,: men-  ital hospitalization, and prison  improvements are to be instituted. ���     _:  The milk. prices problem had  been settled.  Had previous governments  listened to the voice of the  people, many of the laws now  on the statute books would not  have been, and the Social Credit  Government, which was formed  as a result of this past failure,  would not now be faced with the  task of amending or removing  them.     ��� ..        .      ���  At this point, it was announced that due to the fact that the  Social Credit Panty had not accumulated any "slush funds", a  collection'would be taken.  The question period opened  with Mr. Rees asking what  would be the policy of the Social  Credit party in the event that  Peace should come, and with it  the expected numbers of. people  out of employment? Mr. Perdue,  replied that if the control of  finance were in the control of  the Federal Government, there  was nothing to stop them from  ^creating enough new. money,  land at the same time, enough"  work projects, to absorb and pay  for the numbers of people who  might be temporarily unemployed as a result of peace. In that ?;  event there would be no depression.  Question by E. Sargent: Would  the wives of Veterans on allowance be cared for under the Hospitalization scheme? Mr. Perdue  replied that the Hon. Mr. Martin  had this problem in hand, and  that such was planned for.  Question by Mr. Burns: referring to the Sloan report, and ;  ithe result of the investigation  showing that no huge sums were  available from Workmen's Compensation  surplusses,  why   had  the Social Credit Government  not implimented legislation as  recommended by the Sloan Report? Mr: Perdue replied that  such legislation is under study.  Question by Mr. Peers as to,  why the Government had cut the  Pro-Rec funds to the point of  losing their director and staff,  Mr. Perdue\ felt that this provT  ince was even now spending  more in this field than any other  western province. B.C. had been  saved $25,000 by these cuts.  Describing the attainments of  Hungary, a war torn small land,  in the field of athletics at the  Olympic games, Mr. Peers went  on to show that Hungary spent  $3.00 per capita on physical  training, and came third in the  Olympics, where as in B.C., the  amout spent was 10 cents, and  the place in the Games for B.C.  was twenty^third. Is this" difference warranted?  Mr. Perdue said that personally, he was not in favor of the cut.  elected,- he would press for replacement of-.the funds for Pro-  Rec, he stated that he would  take any stand-that would benefit youth. x-y.x-:-..:  Question "by Mrs. Catttanach  as to what'had been done' about  the rising cost of living, specifi- .  cally on milk and meat, brought  the reply, that the" Socreds had  cut ithe cost of milk to the conu  sumer by removing controls on  milk prices above the producer  level, so that the large profits  of distributors were cut.  Questioned as to what was the  plan for the distribution of  liquor, Mr. Perde said he did not  know, but that, he knew there  was a plan under consideration,  Questioned^fey Mr. Burns as  to how the remoyal of the sales  tax revenue from the Municipalities would 'affect the ^Mackenzie riding, Mr. Perdue said  that though; he had not. the  figures broken down, he knew  that no municipality would receive less |fcm|l?^rr 1$52;rHe also  went on \^^a^^%r~tl^pv^yfi&\  was   riot ;>co^  exact figures, he believed that  the Rolston Formula, of which  he exhibited a copy, would solve  the difficulties confronting ^the  municipalities and the school  Boards.  There^ was-r considerable dis-.  cussion at this point of sales tax,  'savings to municipalities, jand  how they would be effected^  * Question from Mr Ritchey as  to whether some of the Hospital  funds, could be made "available  \  FIRE SAFE ROOFS  Season  The Weather  The Time  WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK  to,support the VON here.  Mr.  Perdue admitted that he thought__.  the   YQ3ST   was    so    supported/^  There wW some dscussioh as to  VON financing, with the small  grant   of   $350.00   per   annum  being   quoted   as  thfe   Govern-   ::  ments share. Mr. Perdue stated  that he would carry the case to  the Minister of Health.  Questioned by Mr. Peers as to  whether Mr. PerduWstill felt as  favorably about Venezuela now,  Mr.; Perdue stated that while in  that country, he had enjoyed it,  but .that now he was in B.C.,  and working- for good govern-  ment here.; ���      "  Questioned, as to what program, if any, the Minister . of ,  Highways. had , for secondary ���  roads, Mr. Perdue explained that  there wasfa dejinite!program for  the Mackenzie4 Riding,' arid that  the  Minister would .shortly be  ori the Peninsula to explain, it.  Questions on the reduction of  License fees. for cars, costs . of  gasoline, and Automibile Insurance premiums, Mr. Perdue did;:  i-ot have definite information,;  but the'.: audience' discussion  brought out the facts that some  Insurances were higher, some  lower. Mr. Perdue said that the  Government had been fooled by  the Insurance' companies, who  he intimated, had agreed to keep  down the premium costs if the  ��� ���     ������    ��� <_&   ���  Government stayed Out  of -the  insurance business.  MRS.  COL-TILL IN GIBSONS  Friends of Mrs. Cole are so-try  to learn of her illness. She was  taken sick on Monday morning,  and though she is reported feeling much better, it will be some  time before she is around in ?her  old form again.     /*    _ \  .   .' 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SPORT  EQUIP  YOUR   FEET  With  RUNNING   SHOES ��� ALL   SIZES  SPORTS SHOES ��� ALL TYPES  New   Styles   In   Men's   Shoes  Shoe Store  PHONE 111 H  GIBSONS  We're Overstocked - - -  1951 CHEVROLET 4-DOOR SEDAN.    Radio  and  Heater, in top shape ______________________ $179^.00  1950 CHEVROLET 2 DOOR SEDAN    Heater, New  Tires  _____    :_____ _______ ___  $1695.00  1*949 PLYMOUTH  4-DOOR  SEDAN.    Radio, and  Heater. New Paint ______:_-_____ __C__��� $1395.00  1947 CHEVROLET 4-DOOR SEDAN.    Radio and       ������'���  Heater, New Tires __r______  $ 895.00  1947 MERCURY^ 2-DOOR SEDAN,    New Tires.  Paint,vHeater ______  _____,_!_ ____'  $ 795.00  1946 CHEVROLE.T,   2-DQOR   SEDAN,    Radio,  and Heater v ,.'..___., ;._______ _________ $ 795.00  1938^PLYMOUTH SEDAN,    Good Tires  ____  $ 195.00  AUSTINS  1950 AUSTIN A-40 SEDAN,    NEW MOTOR, Heater,  Radio, NEW TIRES.    Look!���Only __________ $ 895.00 A  1951 AUSTIN, A-40 SEDAN,    ONLY 10,000 Miles,  Town Driven _____.__::___-_____________ J_:___ $1095.0O.  TRUCKS  '       ���    ���������' ���   ��� ��� ������; i  194S CHEVROLET, PICKUP,    This truck is in nice  condition   -_--_-_--_---_---- ������ _ ��� ____   $1095.00  1951  FORD,  1V_ TON DUMP ON  DUALS,    New  Tires  ______-:-_.___-*_-:-.-_---_---__- ��� ---___   $1795.00  1947 MERCURY PICKUP.    A good little truck. $ 795.0O  1948 MERCURY 1 TON PICKUP.      New Motor,  Good Tires __'___2_ -_.________________-__"'$  895.00  1S42 DODGE PANEL. Runs Good _____$ 195.00  ninstila Motor Products Ltd.  "The Name That Means L A   Good   Deal  Phone 5 S Wilson Creek  //  /  *m  __i__. ffiy.Wr^S3giT��g"g9g^-~E^^  Thursday May 14, 1953        The  Coast  News  ___���_  by Gypsy Towers  Everything very quiet around  the.Bay this week - the lull before the Victoria Day' onslaught  and the new Biadc Ball Ferry  Schedule.  Mrs. Don Poole and her children taking a little jauat into  town. The William Bow's enjoying a motor trip up the valley  and south to Seattle, purring  over tlie Smooth Highways.  The Woodcock cottage looking  very fresh with its new roof  and paint job - good to see the  lovely garden put in by Mr. Bedford - seems to be coming back  into its own, when the late  George Woodcock kept such a  heat and profitable'lot. Quite an  improvement around the Wilson  Johnson cottages with their attractive gardens - Gower Pointers gaining quite a reputation  for fine gardens.  The Dykes home a mass of  bloom. The Jim Beaton's pulling  down trees and replacing them  with colorful flower beds.  Add a few evenings of Bridge  and Canasta among the neighbors and that's how the week  goes by.  Selma News  by "Brevittee"  Happy to report Chick Moore-  house home from the hospital.  Speedy recovery to you Chick.  Mr. Steed, and Mr. George  Batchelor "Shutins" at the time,  with nice weather in the offing,  hope to see them around soon.  Congratulations to Mrs. Dora  Swain on winning the very nice  lamp at the _ Community Park  Hall tea. Seems that at last  years' tea she won the hamper.  Lucky person j  Delegates to the Liberal Convention at Powell River, were  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Batchelor,  and Mrs. George Batchelor.  They reported a good convention  and a grand time had by all.  The fine weather brought out  the baseball enthusiasts in great  force last week, practices being  the order of the day, sore arms,  and sore legs were being nursed  by many.  With the Wilson Creek ball  park a dream almost realized,  it is hoped to be playing there  this summer. Volunteers have  worked very hard On this project  and deserve a great deal of  credit. It is wonderful what community spirit can do when  applied in the right place.  Hope all the "Little Mothers",  had a big day on Mothers Day.  Seems very sad to me that one  day a year she is honored, and  many ' are then forgotten for  another year.  by  OLD-TIMER  The acquaintance of Gower  Point made so many years ago  by hustling shingle bolts into a  shute for about 20 hours on end  for two or three days at a stretch  has never lost its memorial  freshness. The early dawn that  came after sleeping rough round  a large fire and then boiling  some tea before commencing the  long days- is a picture to the  mind of those bygone days.  The long Hours and the undue  haste was occasioned by having  a tug waiting for the boom and  a spell of calm weather. Nothing  emphasizes change so much as  the business of calling for a tug.  Those days we sent a letter  down on the old Comox and today we'lift the phone and call  through the air to the boat at  sea. I had no idea then that the  phrase tug coming would ring  in my ears for the rest of my  active life.  Gower Point was then a wild  land area having been logged by  ox team  and horses,  no  habitation at the beach at all. The  creek which I note now is being  confined by a concrete wall was  a lovely stream with fairly open  woodland for quite a piece back  and in the fall carried a heavy  run of Dog and Cohoe  salmon  and I suppose the remnants of  this once siver horde still battle  their way upstream in the fall  as far as they can. It was a joy  arid delight to come down from  the shack up at Gibson Heights  in November and chase fish up  and down the creek tilliwe finally had a load to pack up the  hilland it was a. good two mile  hike with ten fish over the shoulder which would give concern  to day for one�� sanity. We knew  no  law  and; the  winters  were  long and if the Indians smoked  salmon so would we and we did.  By trial and error we eventually arrived  at a  compromise .  ��� between   smoking   and   salting  that gave us many a meal that  were certainly envied by some  of the  more fastidious folk  a-  round the country.  I sincerely hope the residents  For  Best Results  Use The Coast News Classified  -  FOR  GOATS MILK  Phone  G. CHARM AN  59 H or  Peninsula Dairy  7V2  \sr;  Union  General Store  .Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS; Saturday only  PLATE  BOILING   BEEF,    Choice "A"   lb 25��  COTTAGE   ROLL,     Sealed Airless in "Cryovac".  Whole or Half :...,  lb 6%  GROCERIES:  P AUXIN'S "BIG 20"   ECLAIRS       39^>  "SUPERSUDS"   2 Large-Size Packages  69^  NABOB  DE  LUXE  TEA BAGS     (125's) .... $1.19  Dry  Goods:   Men's  Items:  LIGHTWEIGHT JIATS,   Showerproof    $2.89  CAPS,    (With Mesh Panels)  $1.35  TWILL  WORK PANTS,   Sanforized  $4.05  MATCHING   SHIRTS  :...:  S3 95  According to J. Marshall, Post  Master, Gibsons, there will be  a change in hours for receipt  and dispatch of mails, due to the  summer schedule of ferries.  General Delivery mail will  be available by 10:30 a.m., and  outgoing mails heceived at the  post office by 1:00 p_m. will be  dispatched that day.  These new hours will go into  effect as of May 15th, and will  remain so during the summer  schedule of ferry runs.  of the Point Hamlet will' treasure their lovely heritage and  present a unified front to any  hiway or juke box mogul that  rears it's ugly head.  L.  S.  Jackson,  Wilson Creek  don't miss a thing in  Wxz Moast-Mm*:  Phone Sechelt 25J  Radio Repairs  and   Services  Will  Buy  Used   Radios  Sole Agent For  "DANCE-MASTER"  AMPLIFIERS  RICHTER'S radio  Guaranteed Work  - Fasti  OG*  G^  SO  &?  ���<  C^'  Aet*  5tt  * a       _ _t'i-d  �� *****  s*>*\  ^WO     *  OLD MEIltlSIY  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  1  Re-Elect  THE CCF. GETS THINGS DONE  1. . ��� ���  Vote CCF. and you vote for:  1. The best hospital service in North America  2. The best auto insurance plan on the continent  3. Improved social Services  4. The highest possible standard of education  5. The best labor legislation in Canada  Anthony J. Gargrave      6.   Equality before the law for civil servants in B.C.  CCF. 7.   A Bill of Eights to end-discrimination.  Not for the profit of a Jew- But for the benefit of all  CCF. RADIO PROGRAMS  Thursday, May 14th.  Monday, May 25th.  Friday, June 5th,  Arnold Webster,  Harold Winch,  Arnold Webster,  10:15 p.m.  CBU  10:15 p.m.  CBU  ..9:15:p.m.  CBU  CHUB NANAIMO  Friday, May 15th.  Friday, May 22nd.,  Fridav, Mav 29th.  6:40 p.m.  6:40 p.m.  6:40 p.m.  Tuesday, June 2nd.  * Friday,  June  5th.  * Harold Winch.  6:40 p.m.  6:40 p.m.  ^-S-reKVassW*���^^ wj��yT^fZ-pre.--^.K>y^^  "������"  10  The Coast News  Thursday May 14, 1953  torn  gambier Plans  The Sechelt District School  Trustees met at Gamber Island's  Andy's Bay on May 11th.  After much discussion and  consideration, it was decided  that due to the uncertainty of  dates of completion of roads on  the Island, it would be advisable  to postpone building plans until  road and transportaion difficulties have been clarified.  In the matter of -admitting  Grade One pupils to schools, it  was decided to extend last year's  regulations and admit in September those beginners who will  have attained six years of age  on or before December 31st.  There   was   considerable   discussion     of     possibilities      of  either  a  highschool,  or  having  Highschool  Classes   at  Madeira  Park.   The  total- enrollment  of  that   school   is   now    176,   the  second   largest   in   the  district.  The number of students in High-  school now is 28. It was decided  to recommend to the department  Of Education the establishment  of a two roomed Highschool in  September.   It   will   likely   be  necessary to  use  the  Activities  room for one of them.  The present school at Madeira  is rapidly becoming overcrowded.  At Elphinstone High School,  the Coronation Ceremonies are  set as follows: Sports Day, June  1st. Commences at 9:30 a.m.  Preliminary ceremonies precede  Sports. Proceedings commence  at 2:30 p.m. for Elementary  School.  A portrait of the Queen has  been framed in Phillipine mahogany by Mr. Peers, of the  teaching staff, and will be hung  above the Coronation Display  cabinet.  An accident to one of the girl  Students occurred in Science"  class, resulting in injuries re-'  quiring medical atention. The  school Board is claiming for the  amount of expenses incurred,  under their Insurance Policy.  A report has been received by  the Board to the effect that the  public, when in attendance at  public functions in the auditorium, are smoking in corridors,  and causing much added cleaning to be required. Notices prohibiting this practice are to be  posted. It s also brought up that  members of the public, have a  tendency to wandering unaccompanied through corridors and  into class rooms, which practice  is unauthorized. Barriers are to  be put into use to prevent this.  There has been no Public  Health Nurse since February in  this area. No information has  been received as to availability  of a P.H.N, until after the new  nursing classes graduate.  The offer of the school board  to the Union Steamship Com-  any of $3,000.00 for the land adjacent to the School Site was  refused. Nothing less than  $3500.00   was  acceptable.  This sum has now been offered  by the School Board, provided  they may have an option for one  year to purchase the actual  school site, which is now leased,  for the sum of $4000.00.  There has been no progress  made in the mater of securing  the services of a School Dentist.  Other districts are reporting  similar difficulties.  N. Hill Celebrates  30th Birthday  A very happy evening was  spent with Mr. N. Hill of Gower  Point on the occassion of his  80th birthday. His neighbours  Mrs. J. Bond, Mrs. R. Sowden,  Mr. and Mrs. H. Renshaw, Mrs.  B. Dadswell, Mr. and Mrs. H. F.  Thorn, Mr. and Mrs. Walley  Evans, Mrs. T. Dick, Mr. Tom  Clark, and Mr. and Mrs. Vic  Metcalf helped Mr. Hill celebrate with cards and later refreshments were served.. A lighted birthday cake carried in by  Janie Houghton, granddaughter  of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Thorn  marked another milestone for  our good friend.  rl  rs. Hlngee Wins  Mon, April 27 - Sat. May 2  Sentenced by Magistrate A.  Johnston in Police Court, Sechelt, Wallace R. Marks was given  6 months at Oakalla for theft.  Dayid .J. Jeffries and Ilarvey  D. Paul -130 days at Oakalla  for receiving stolen property.  Louis R. Wilson 20 days at Oakalla for theft. Four juveniles involved in the same case were  placed on probation for 6 months for retaining stolen property.  Herbert H. Danroth was fined $10.00 and costs for having  a firearm without a licence.  Peter Rudick was fined $25.00  and costs for operating a trailer  without a licence, and $10.00  and costs for operatng without  a Motor Carrier Licence.  George Paull of Sechelt Was  sentenced to 3 months hard la  Lucky winner on ; the-QCA  Contest over CHUB Nanaimo  was Mrs. Bili Dingee of Selma  Park. For . having her letter  drawn she received 2 return  tickets for a trip on YCA's new  DC-3 plane flying the Vancouver - Nanaimo run. Happy landings Betty.  >oys  Jeans  Sizes 2, 4&6  Special  1.  _  foour  at  Oakalla  for contribut  ing to juvenile delinquency.  ��� BUT  IT  COSTS  YOU MORE  IF  YOU  DON'T  When you plan essential farm improvements, don't delay  because you're short of ready cash. Modernization helps to increase your yields, cut your costs, swell your net prof its. Many  improvements are investments that pay you big dividends in  the end. And! every month they'e postponed costs you money  you'd otherwise be making. ^  If you haven't enough ready cash to cover the beginning  of your modernization program, a Bank of Montreal Farm  Improvement Loan may be your answer. It's a low-cost loan-  only five percent interest���and it's available for the purchase   ���������������-���     of tractors, trucks, combines, livestock, the construction and  -|-| ��� W   ..  .        improvement of farmhouses and out-buildings, the clearing of  jLO-TpOlSC    JrO-ttCr    land, and the installation of electrical and drainage systems.  And repayment can be made in easy; instalments, timed to:  match the seasonal-income periods.  Call in and have a chat with Tom Larson, manager of the  Gibsons and Sechelt B of M, about your improvement plans.  You can count on him to give you every possible assistance.  If it's inconvenient for you to call personally, write for a copy  of "Quiz for a Go-Ahead Farmer," the B of M folder about  Farm Improvement Loans. You'll find it a handy check-list  for your own farm-modernization needs.  Advt.  by Sally Anne  Mr. Peter Smith was a visitor to Vancouver recently, and  was accompanied on his return  by his daughter and son-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holgate  with their baby, from North  Vancouver.  The   Charles   Stubbs   family  have left for Vancouver Island  where they plan to reside if Mr.  Stubbs  finds  {suitable   employment.  Mr. Clarence Newcombe is  installing a new engine in his  boat arid will have considerably  more power and speed now than  he had with his former engine.  We will miss little Dan Gory,  as he has returned to Sechelt  how that his mother is home  again.  "  S  ee  KURLUK  ������*  ': For   '���'���'..   ���  ELECTRICAL HEATING  House '';$iid Commercial  WIRING  V.      Electric Appliance  SALES '.->  Phone   Wilson  Oeek   31   M  Support The Man  WHO INSPIRED AND  OUR  Vote Maclntyre  kin _���_��������� _���������_��� ���  3  ���   r  ���  1  ST. MARY'S, PENDER HARBOUR,  Operated   By Pender   Harbour   And   District   Hospital   Committee  With   The   Financial   Support   Of  The   Columbia   Coast   Missions  INSPECTION  00  P.  ���  Make Your Appointment For Chest X-Ray. Demonstrations Of Hospital Equipment  School ..Children .Especially ..Invited.  Make Up Parties To Come  ���i��ii-,-iudliufliB���imMi

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