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Array it^Wm ��� m $  Provincial Librar]  Victoria,  B*  C.  Phone your news osr  orders to  Gi  Seventh Year of Publication  Thursday, July 16, 1953     Vol. 7 ��� 28      Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny .Sechelt Peninsula  E  i  First Greyhound bus to board the hew motorvessel Kahloke  at Horseshoe Bay in West" Vancouver, B. C., for the crossing to  Nanaimo carried 23 Girl Scouts from Burbank, California,  who were on a chartered trip up the West Coast. Black Ball  Line, Ltd.'s new ferry service between the British Columbia  mainland arid Vancouver Island was a scenic feature of the Girl  Scouts' trip. Girls and their chape rone camped out nights in  regulation Girl Scout fashion during the two-week trip. After  sight-seeing at Nanaimo and Victoria, the chartered Greyhound  bus, driven by C. G. Dietrick of Burbank, crossed from Victoria  to Port Angeles on the Black Ball Line flagship Chinook. From  the Olympic Peninsula, girls took the coast route through Washington, Oregon and California. They Girl Scout charter boarded  the luxurious Kahloke Sunday, June 28, for the fast crossing  to Nanaimo. This is the first time that buses can make the  complete Evergreen Circle trip including both salt-water crossings on a regularly scheduled ferry service.  ������      ������*���*'  At the-regular meeting or* the,- Board of Commissioners on  Tuesday last, a grant of $250.00 to the Public Library Association  of Gibsons was approved. y  The application for Water  Service by  Mr.   Ed.   Feidler  of  ; Fairways Service Station was not approved.  A letter from the City of Ver- ; _ _  non was read,/tasking that the  U.B.C.M. approach the Provincial Government for legislature  to be introduced to have water  services by municipalities in  unorganized territories removed  from any jurisdiction by the  Public Utilities Commission.  This letter -was endorsed by the;  Gibsons Board.  The clerk was instructed toad vise the builder in the Head-  (landls }area hvho has violated  both the Building and zoning  by-la wis ithat he has ten days in  which to conform, to the regulations. Prosecution is to . be  commenced should 'this hot be  idone.  Mr. Schutz reports that the  new pump has been operating  (successfully when used do help  conserve  the   gravity  supply.  The Municipality has "been  successful in obtaining some disused floats for replacement parts  of the Municipal float. Some  of these have been put in place, ���  and others are in the process of  being rebuilt for use.  Formal adoption o the bylaw amending the zoning bylaw, 101, was given.  A building permit for a duplex dwelling in the Headlands  area was approved.  Mid-Pen Supports  Injured Player  On Sunday, July 5th, young  Ford Flumerfelt, while sliding  for second in a "ball game at the  Sechelt School Grounds, broke  his /leg.fc      ' '  .Since Ford will now be unable  to work for six weeks, and the  injury was received while playing _a game, the League has decided to see that lie will not lose  out too greatly financially because of this.  Weekly collections are being  taken up, contributions have been  made by the League, and the  latest idea is to hold a benefit  dance for Ford.  B. C. 'Mickey' Coe is in charge  of the arrangements for this, and  date, place and time will be announced  shortly.  This is the kind of "rallying  round" that shows true sportsmanship among the players.  SELMA Vs. FIREMEN  The ball game last Thursday  between Selma Park and Sechelt Firemen . featured four  homers by the Selma Boys, two  by Dick Gray, one each for Jack  Nestman and  Bernie Heskkins.  For the Firemen, Johnny  Clayton came close with his  -three-bagger, end a bad stumble,  robbed Chuck Lee of his chance  for fame.  Final score, Selma 8, Firemen 7.  Mayor Hume  VISITS GIBSONS  Visiting with the John. Cole-  ridges on Saturday were Mayor  and Mrs. Hume, of Vancouver.  ��� They expressed their interest  in the Gibsons area, and were  taken from the Hopkins Landing  to the Gower Point districts. Mr.  Coleridge reports that while the  Humes thought the whole district  delightful, they were particularly  pleased with the beach at Gower  Point.  The Mayor commented upon  the differences of opinion in West  Vancpuver regarding the Black  Bali Ferries, but remarked that  'Progress couldn't be stopped'.  AT ST. MARY'S .        :  TUESDAY, JULY^t-��� Chairman of the Pende^* flarbour and  District Hospital Bs&ard advises  that B%/T: Malcolm Igrand, M.B.,  .CfeaSf��'a M.R.C.P., nasv arrived to  engage in private ^practice in  Pender Harbour and,,. District in  connection with St. Clary's Hospital.  Meantime we feel safe in extending to him a very hearty welcome  from citizens who ; regard St.  Mary's as their Hospital.  Dr. Brand was awaited by a  number of patients, one of whom  xeq uired an operation:.  A full report from the Hospital is expected for next week.  Late Registrants On  Voters list  Mrs. MacPhail has advised tha>  those who have not their names  on the Voters' List yet should  contact her at the Gibsons Post  Office on July 23rd; Thursday  next, where she may be found  from ten o'clock in the morning  till ten o'clock in they evening.  Everyone interested in the  country, in the. coming election,  in his or her own choice of candidate should definitely, make  sure of being on the Voters' List,  so be sure to see Mrs. yMacPhail  on July 23rd.  Rod And Gun Stub *  The Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club, recently organized in Se-  schelt, is opening its season's  activities with a fishing derby to  be held starting on the 19 th of  July.  The club hopes to have a large  membership all oyer the Peninsula, and membership tickets are  available at a number of business  places along the district.  For this first Derby, weighing  in stations are at Vic's Trading  Post at . Davis, Bay, and at the  Sechelt Tea Rooms at Sechelt.  They are offering three really  valuable prizes, first a fisherman's dream���a glass fishing rod  and reel; second, a fine reel; and  third a nylon line.  It is expected shortly to present a complete resume of the  aims and purposes of this Rod  and Gun Club. The Coast News  congratulates these people upon  their idea, and their putting it  into immediate practice.  BOUNDARIES EXTENDED  FOR DERBY  The ��� Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club has announced that the  boundaries in the coming Fishing  Derby are extended to include a  part of Porpoise Bay. A- lints  "drawn from Four-Mile Point to  Peiper Point will be the limit or  the fishing area there.  Since no weighing-in station  has been established at that point,  fishermen are advised to weigh  in. at the Sechelt Tea Rooms,  where a weighing-in station has  been arranged.  Jimmie Sinclair To  SPEAK ON PENINSULA  The Hon. James Sinclair, Minister of Fisheries, member In the  Coast-Capilano riding, will open  his     political    campaign    with  meetings  at  Roberts  Creek  on  DISCUSSES  BUS     DISCIPLINE ���  This weeks meeting of the Sechelt School Board awarded the  contract for clearing the grounds at the Elphinstone High School  of approximately four acres to J. W. Gibb. -?he Amount of the  contract is $3575.00.  Resignation   of   two   teachers,   Mrs. Sherry from Nelson Island,  and Miss Cummings of Britain.  River School were received and  accepted.  Eoberts Creek  Transfers of Mrs. Hanney, from  Halfmoon Bay to 'Gibsons 'Elementary School was agreed upon.  New appointments were made  as follows:-Mr. L. K. Morrison,  Principal, Gibsons Elementary;  Mrs. Lang to Sechelt; Miss Christine Hansen to Half Moon Bay;  Mrs. Constance Watson to Elphinstone Junior-Senior High. There  are stillsome vacancies.  A resolution was passed approving the diversion of vehicular  traffic to the Ferry from a point  West of the High School to the  Ferry.  In connection, with Gambier Island, the consideration of a school  (there has been postponed until  1954. There are only five pupils  at Andy's Bay, and two at New  Brighton.  The Dental Program was agaii.  discussed. Absolutely no progress  is reported. A letter has been  written to the University of British Columbia, School of Dentistry,  describing the situation and ask-V  ing what help may be expected.  In   the  matter  of  School   Bus  .Discipline, and the responsibility,  ^of;-Bus /Drivers^, it   was^; decided  *y,that  in   the  event' of any 'ypUpil'  creating a hazard  to the bus or  its passengers because  of his or  her behaviour, the driver was to  stop, the   bus   until   normal   behaviour   was  resumed,   and   then  proceed to the bus stop used by  that  child.  He was  to refuse to  pick up the child again -until assurance had been provided by the  parent  that  such   behaviour  had  ceased.  In    Transportation    otherwise,  Tenders are being called for water  transport   from   Gambier   Island,  and    bus    transport    from    Port  'Mellon.  Teeners Help  Since the drowning tragedy-  last month, the Community is  erecting a sign on the wharf, pro���  hobiting unaccompanied young-  sters under 16 to play on the>  wharf and disallowing bicycler  riding. Teen Towners have beea:  asked, and have concurred, to?  keep an eye on the younger children playing on the beaches ani3L.  in the water.  The Teen Towners also; are -  sponsoring the Friday night, outdoor mvies in the school grounds:  which were provided by Bert  Scott last year, and which are  being shown again this summer  by this community-spirited summer resident.        ' /  It is planned to take up a silver collection at each show, $1.60  of which goes to Mr. Scott towards the expense of the films,  and the remainder to form a Joey  Fortt Memorial Fund.  If,   v..  T.  To St. Francis  Along the road from Madeira  Park, the little white markers  are indicating the progress of tlie  survey of a ^possible road from  the main highway to Canoe Pass,  and the St. Francis Peninsula.  The suggested route connecting  with the highway at the point  behind Bargain Harbour, - and  that connecting the St. Francis  Peninsula will when, completed  provide roads that have been in  demand for many years. With the  increase in permanent population,  the need is still more urgent.  . Clearing the right-of-way will  eventually permit the construction  of Power lines into these areas,  bringing further much-needed  services to them.  July 16th in the Legion Hall,  and at Madeira Park on July  17th in the Community Hall.  Mr. Sinclair has been as cabinet minister, speaking in various parts of Canada, in both  East and West Coast areas, since  the campaign bet*an, as wen as  supporting members of the Liberal party in the recent Provincial elections.  Bob Bryce  At a nominating convention  of the CCF party held in North  Vancouver last Fridav, Bob  Bryce was selected to run as  the candidare for Coast Cap-  iiano.  Bob is a well known resident  of Powell River being the Pros',  of the 1500 member Local  Union No. 76 International!  Brotherhood of Pulp and Sulphite and Paper Mill Workers-..  He was born in Scotland ire  1911 of Scottish parents ano?  came 'to live in Vancouver at'  1he age of three. He received^  his schooling at Kerrisdale  School, and Magee High School.  After his marriage in Vancouver in 1932 to the former  Wilma Sadler, a Powell River  girl, he came to live in the  Powell River District and work:  at the P.R. Co. paper mill, fr_-  1934. He holds a Steam Engineer's ticket, 2nd class.  Continued on Page 6  See   C.C.F.   Candidate The Coast News     Thursday, July  16, 1953  (Established 19-5)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltdu  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO W.ORTMAN,  Editor  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized as second  class mail,  Post  Office Department,   Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  80s 6, Gibsons. British Columbia,  ���l  ilonau  This summer bears out an old contention of ours, regarding the Peninsula, and its many component parts,  whether it should grow up and learn to act as a whole, or  whether it should continue to act as many little units, each  jealously clinging to its own individuality in everything,  afraid of losing its identity. '  We contend that the Peninsula, composed of these many  segments, could act as a whole with much more weight and  authority than in its' present divided state.  That a central. Board, or Chamber, representing the  three local Boards of Trade, would have more-weight than  each or all of the small hnits, goes without saying. Once,  we understand, there was a Board common to the Peninsula.*  Various enterprises, such as the May Day Activities,  would really be wonderful affairs, if they could be the united  product of the ability and organization of the whole area.  Dominion Day celebrations, fishing��derbies, regattas, and all  the various season's affairs could be held, some at one spot,  some at another, according to the peculiar advantages of  each, and thus each area benefit from the combined efforts  ��f all.  Sports, such as bowling, tennis, baseball, etc., should  naturally have their own local grounds, but it would add  greatly to the festive air if these could be regularly held  in play-off at one recognized center.  Gradually the facilities -would be enlarged, and - might  in time include other and more varied sports, such as curling, ski-ing, lacrosse, boat racing, soap-box racing, and any  number of others.  If this program would be beneficial in play, it should  also be so in business, which is said (to bring revenue to an  area, the whole Peninsula, acting together should be able  to do much more than any group of small spots. In this, they  would maintain their own characteristics, each as a distinct  pant of the Peninsula's general attractiveness.  Peninsula Loggers, Peninsula Fishermen, Peninsula  Merchants and Peninsula Services, as well as Tourist Associations, could form units of considerable strength, even  it mainly for their own benefit. The good would soon begin  to spill over and benefit the man in the street.  Peninsula fruit and vegeittable growers, Peninsula dairymen, what do you think of this idea? If it is a pipe we  would be happy to be shown, but we will take a great deal  of convincing. .  'V*;'"' '���'���������������v-\;  MIEIL(DIiniEIR  KYB   Aristocrat  Anniversary  Viscount  Melchers Special Reserve  GIN   London Club London Dry  insist on  8 years old  5 years old  4 years old  3 years old  %?y  ."���&..'.������ -AND- '-'���/.���'���'  QUALITY  BRANDS  ^0md0"^ $%&*&?$}  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the,. Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Editor, The Coast News,  Madam:  Sport?  Fishing.  The annual slaughter of the  innocents will 'be in full swing  shortly. It is worthy of comment  here, that all the efforts and  they are many, have failed to  prevent the decimation of the  Spring and Cohoe salmon. Protests and law are unavailing.  The salmon derbies and ballyhoo must go on, The advertising  portrayal and the outrageous;  betrayal of-that highly overated  fish the steelhead is too appar*  ent for comment.  One more  decade  and  these  poseura, the rod fishermen, will-  have   grassed    (sic)   their   last  fish,   that  &?,   unless   they   go  farther afield. When a man as  an angler gets so far down that  the   spawn   of   the   first   fish  caught is  far  enough  matured  that  it can  be  used  as a lure  for the next one there is only  one answer ��� Extinction. The  writer's   experience   with   fish  goes back a long way, such as,  first    power . trolling,    netting  steelhead in the Coquitlam 1909  Rod   fishing   Cheakamus    1911  and so on.  Salmon Rock,  Gibsons, is an  outstanding example of decline  in  salmon  population  and  this  is fresh in the minds of scores  of people living here now. I am.  on    safe   ground   here    and   I  would  like to   relate   some   of  the  things that I knew of and  took  part in.  As a  fish  buyer  and fisherman I protested then  against this wholesale slaughter  but it came to naught. Just like  the Buffalo, the main herd was  always  only Over the hill. The  same   morality   applied   to   the  fish.   It was   a  waste   of  time  telling of the eventual end. Like  the Forests, the fish too had no  end.  In 1913 I well remember dragging a 'dinghy ashore in English  Bay across the carcasses of dead  sockeye salmon . in countless  thousands.  To get back to Salmon Rock,  the endless and often futile parading around the rock with the  put-put is small satisfaction to  us, now in the "I knew it when  class".  Some of the ghouls and ray-  ishers, the 5 and 6 inchers, that  actually kept tally on a full  seasons holiday fishing (that is  the school holiday) must if tKcy  have any decency left keep  quiet now. The good souls with  families that fished all day,  that hulk t of a man (sic) from  Granthams that made a.business  of selling his catch, they are all  in this parade of despoilers.  They can say they didn't know,  but later years . when a legal  limit was suggested the same  devastation went on.;  These so called sea trout are  the new crop and in this stage  are particularly voracious and  the' only way to keep them off  the hook is to quit fishing. The  few who used some discretion  were so few it did not matter.  When jars had to be filled and  canning to take; care of the  catch, why stop? If there could  have been some way of just  taking the mature fish, the carnage would not have been so  terrible.     V  * This holocaust for the fish  started a;t Powell River and  every holiday resort from thexe  on to the U.S. border that haoV  a rowboat was out taking their  toll. Add to this slaughter the  East Coast of Vancouver Island  where grilse sounds more polite and less rnurderous.  No law can control this wa^  ton extinguishment for one  simple reason. Unenforceable  law is no law. It can an'd will  be argued by the wastrels that  the East Atlantic coast and  certain areas in Europe have  survived. All right, so they  have, but see how soon the law  takes charge there when it sees  anything amiss.  The furore over dams and  hydro blockades loses a. lot of  its force when you .see this  vast destructive rodeo that has  accounted in the main for the  depletion of our sporting salmon  runs. The sockeye, humpback  .and! dog may survive on account  cf their different habits but t(h^  spring cohoe and steelhead _are  doomed, let there be no mistake  about that.  L. S. J.  Editor, The Coast News,  Madam:  re War Veterans Allowance  We in the Canadian Legion  are being constantly urged' to  try and obtain some definite  improvement in the matter of  a better deal for recipients of  war veterans allowances, pair-  iticuliarly in view of the sustained high cost of living.  May I say that the Canadian,  Legion has done everything  possible to have the Liberal  Government act in the matter,  but our representations have  been ignored to date.  On May 11th when I was in  Ottawa, attending a meeting of  our Sub Executive Council of  the Legion, we made a ;last  minute appeal to the Prime  Minister to take action immediately, before the House of  Commons adjourned, iri the  matter of increaing the basic!  rate of war veterans allowance  and improving the amount of  permissible, ihconie etc. On the  afternoon of the same day, the  Minister , of Veterans Affairs,  speaking oh behalf of ^ the Liberal Government refused action.  AH opposition parties in the  House of Commons have consistently supported the Legions  views on  this matter.  During -the- debate- in- the  dying days of the last session  of the federal legislature, 1 Liberal, 10 Progressive Conservatives, 7 CCF. and 3 Social  Credit members urged immediate action on the Legion's re-*  quests. Speakers from B. C  were- Howard Green, George  Crufickshiank, O.L. Jones, and  H.W. Herridge. The government  refused action.  No other conclusion can be  arrived at, but that the present  Liberal government is unfriedly  to . veterans, in so far. as the  recipients of war veterans allowances may be concerned, of  which we have 27 percent in  British Columbia.  Yours Etc.  Robt.  Macnicol.  W. McFadden, D.O.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00- a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Ootieal Service?  The Choice  Of Summer  Campers On  :'yfhe<\   Peninsula  ������;,���������.���.���!  tte C&vtect  fan ^ra^eUcHf/  Whether you favor a quifet plaid or an  eye-bedazzling tartan, you can't go. wrong if you  carry B of M Travellers Cheques with you  on your next trip.  Travellers Cheques are your safest, most  convenient way of carrying money. Safest, because  they can be cashed only by you. Most convenient,  because they can be cashed at any bank ...  anywhere. Lost or stolen, your money remains  as secure as, in a bank vault.  Be travel-wise. Take along B of M Travellers  Cheques and, be free from money worries  when you travel.  BANK OF  Montreal  Gibsons Branch: THOMAS LARSON, Manager  Sechelt (Sub-Agency) : Open Tuesday & Thursday  WORKING  WITH   CANADIANS   IN   EVERY  WALK  OP   II FE   SI NCE   1817  P-17&  9 B. 1y_.M. BONE  Chartered Accountant  .1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  Thursday, July 16, 1953        The Coast News  3  It's  Murdoch's  For  Replacement and  Repair Parts  For  Boats  Fishing   Tackle  Marine   Paints  Groceries,  Home  Supplies  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER  HARBOUR  Remember  Regatta   Day,   Aug.   15.  "I'm sorry I am late," Isobel  Angus, the VON nurse said as  she pulled into the yard. The  Doctor had called advising her  of extra visits, which she had  made on her way over, and the  delay had made her. an hour  and a half late getting started  on her daily rounds.  I elimbed into the sturdy  little Austin and we were off.  Her ifrrst visit took us away  from the newly tarred highway  and onto a narrow, dusty lane  over which we bounced and  lurched crazily, finally to stop  before (patient no. Vs house.  He rushed out to announce jubilantly that he would not need  the injection that day, that the  Doctor had decreed one a week  to be sufficient.  "Alright", the nurse said  cheerfully. "See you Thursday."  For the next few minutes we,  drove  in   silence,   she  hanging  It's New, It's Beautiful  It's by "BAPCO" ���  So It Must Be Good!  i. -  SATIN���GLO "LATEX" WALL  PAINT  Rubberized;^��� Washable ��� Dries Fast  See us about'.a trip to Honolulu on Bapco  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  5 FERRY  BETWEEN HORSESHOE BAY  (West Vancouver)-NANAIMO  Via Da? Luxe MV. Kahloke     ���    Mo Reservations Required  \        PASSENGERS ��� AUTOS ��� TRUCKS  ���  Connecting Bus Service  ���  Holders of passenger tickets aboard the MV. Kahloke are  provided bus service to and from Vancouver  City without additional cost  VICTORIA-PORT ANGELES SERVICE*  4 TRIPS DAILY VIA MV. CHINOOK  VANCOUVER CITY, B.C. Motor  Transportation, 150 Duromuir,  Marin* 2421 .  HORSESHOE BAY; Ferry Terminal,  ;'. ��� Whytediff 3581  BLACK BALL LINE, LTD.  on to the wheel and I to my  teeth. Then "I have the advantage over you," she yelled. "I  have the wheel to keep me in  the car. Hang on, we're nearly  there."  While? she went into the  house of Patient no. 2 to administer the injection, I remained in the car and got my  breath again. How, I pondered  would this bedridden patient  manage the bi-weekly injections  were it not for the VON? The  cost of Doctor's visits would be  pretty steep, and to take a sick  man over this road would  surely kill him. I was slightly  sea-sick myself.  In 15 minutes the nurse was  back, and, with as determined  hand upon the wheel, held the1,  little car on its course while  retracing our path to the highway. The durability of any car  that could (travel _hich roads  daily deserved a testimonial  land we toyed with the idea,  of sending one in to the Austin  dealers. For that matter, the  nurse must have been fashioned  of durable material too.  Our next call was tlie office,  to see if any new cases had  come in. This took but a minute  and we.were again on our way.  Miss Angus' piext patient required nursing* care, physiotherapy and dietary advice and  took an hour and a quarter, a  service which costs somebody  $2.00 a visit. Either the patient  pays it, or the. DVA pays-it, or,  rather gives the service free of  charge or for the sum the patient is able to pa.y. In any case  the patient gets a great deal  for a relatively small sum of  money. For 'a visit to give an  injection, the charge is $1.25  Prenatal calls are free as are  the baby Weighing visits until  the baby is 6 weeks old.  And that's how we spent the  rest of the day,  after taking a  quick lunch at a cafe. Weighing  babies.  I went into  one house  with  the nurse,' and *so   proud  and happy was the hew mother  that she did not seem to resent  my   presence   there.   The   baby  had  gained,   he  was  well,  had  a good appetite, and everybody  was   happy.    What   a   boon    I  thought, was the attendance of.  this serene, capable and friendly  young  nurse.   True,  the  babies  would   probably   gain   and   be  healthy without being' weighed,  but  the  knowledge  that  all  is  definitely well means a lot to  mothers,   especially  those  with  first babies. And there; are many  cases   where   the   infant   finds  trouble   in   getting   ;a'formula  to    suit   hUm    and    (there   'the  nurse's experience and training  come to his assistance:  We   traversed   side   roads   I  did not know existed,  and we  did it most carefully, for sometime during the "afternoon, the  car brakes went A.W.L. and we  went plunging down a hill,  hanging onto our hats and wishing we had put our affairs in  better order. For some reason  we didn't pile tup against a  fence, but the incident did cut  our calls short as we had to by  pass two patients whose homes  were! at the foot of steepish  hills.  The nurse was still cheerful  and fresh as a daisy when she  let me'off at my home. Another  work day was ended, unless of  course, a baby decided to be  bom during the night, or some  other emergency occurred to  break her rest. It is not difficult to understand why pedestrians, young and old, hailed  her or came to the door to chat  a moment, and car truck drivers  all along the road waved, smiled  and iionked at her. She is the  very good friend of all of us  here on the Peninsula and we  may go about our business with  assurance, secure in the knowledge that, if we call, she will *  come. A friend in need is a  friend indeed. I hope she got  those brakes fixed.  Gibsons Gun Club  Receive Trophy  C.P. (Charlie) Smith of Gibsons, has had made a handsome silver ��cup for the Gibsons  Gun Club. This is a beautifully  shaped cupj standing on a polished wooden base, with a. victor's) laurej wtreath about its  stem. The cup stands sixteen  inches tall over all and is inscribed with.the name of the  giver, and the "Annual trophy  for the High score pistol shot."  This makes a very handsome  trophy, and a mark to shoot for.  Peninsula Teacher  Passes  The death on July 8, after  a. major operation, is reported  of Miss Elsie Turner, a former  teacher in Sechelt School district. Miss Turner had been in  ill health for three years, and  <is survived by her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Fred Turner of  Wilkie, Saskatchewan, also two  brothers and a sister in that  province. Her former pupils'  and their parents will remember  her when she taught at Irvine's  Landing School during 1945  ���and 1946. Miss Turner taught  in the Sechelt School from  ^September 1947 to . December  1950.  Miss Turner was one of the  old-time well-loved school teachers who was not overcome by  a room full of children in all  eight grade's, and the affectionate regard which is felt for her  everywhere is indicative of the  real influence she had on her  community.  During the war, Miss Turner  worked in Boeing's plant in  Vancouver.  For   Best Results  Use The Coast N.ews Classified  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone  Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  Legals  Movie News  Bill Parsons, manager of the  Peninsula's movie theatres, announces that dates have now  been set 'for the Technicolor  Coronation Film. "A Queen is  Crowned", for showings at Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour.  The dates are: Pender Harbour Julv 22nd, Sechelt August  13th and 14th, Gibsons August  loth and 17th.  This should be good news to  i~cal residents., and Mr. Parsons  as hanpy to be able to present  the film so soon after the actual  event.  Notice   of   Intention   to   Apply  to   Purchase   Land.  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, B.C. and situate,  on the northeast shore of Ruby  Lake approximately 40 chains  south east of the south west  corner of Districe Lot  4590.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernes*  Silvey,. of Egmont, B.C. occupation Logger, intends to apply  for permission to purchase tho  following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  on the North East shore Of  Ruby Lake, approximately 40  chains south east of the southwest corner of District Lot 4590t  thence 10 chains north; thence  5 chains east; thence south to  shore line; thence westerly &��  long the shore line to point of  commencement and containing  five (5) acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is Summer  home.  E. Silvey.  Dated May 30,   1953.  .     ' i , i i   |��|M  Notice   of   Intention   to   Apply:  to   Purchase   Land.  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, B.C. and situate,  on the northeast shore of Ruby  Lake approximately 40 chains  south east of the south west  corner  of Districe Lot   4590.  TAKE NOTICE that L Ernest  Silvey of Egmont, B.C., Agent  for Richard James Winch, of 610  Bidwell St., Vancouver, B. C,  occupation Fishing Operator,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  on the North East shore of  Ruby Lake, approximately 40  chains south east of the south  west corner of District Lot 4590,  thence 10 chains north; thenca  5 chains east; thence south to  shore line; thence westerly Sv-  long the shore line to point Of  commencement and containing  five (5) acres, more or less.  The purpose for which the  land is required is Summer  home.  E. Silvey.  Dated May 30,   1953.  Notice   of   Intention   to   Apply  to   Purchase   Land.  In Land Recording District  of Vancouver, b!c. and situate,  on the northeast shore of Ruby  Lake approximately 40 chains  south east of the south west  corner  of  Districe  Lot   4590.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernest  Silvey of Egmont, B.C., Agent  for Richard Fife Winch, of 610  Bidwell St., Vancouver, B. C.  occupation Fishing Operator,  intends to apply for permission to purchase the following  described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  on the North East shore of  Ruby Lake, approximately 40  chains south east of the south  west corner of District Lot 4590.  thence 10 chains north: thence  5 chains east; thence south to  shore line: thence westerly a-  lon^ thf! chore line to point of  commencement and containing  five (5) acres, more <~>r less.  The. purpose for which the  #land is required is Summer  home.  E. Silvey.  Dated May 30,   1953. i  MJ* jFtFVjT1���l-MiniiniiTM-IM  ������*  The Coast News*      Thursday,  July 16, 1953  suree  'Try..The,Coast- News Classified  FOR SUMMER FOOT COMFORT  Men's LOAFERS, SANDALS, NYLON MESH  OXFORDS, LEATHER OXFORDS  Xadies' SANDALS, LOAFERS, FOAM WALKERS,  CANVAS SHOES  Children's BEACH SHOES and PLAY SHOES  '8  S  PHONE 111 H  GIBSONS  A COMPLETE STOCK OF  m  Men's Clothing  And Accessories  Tailored To Measure Suits  Boots And Shoes  Marine Men's Wear  Phone 41 GIBSONS  Open Friday Evenings  Mrs. Sam Dawe, West Sechelt,  is slowly recovering from her accident, hopes soon to be rid of  her casjt. Miss Helen Dawe is  holidaying with her parents, and  was delighted to catch a 25 lb.  salmon, while fishing at Pender  Harbour.  FLATTIES CALL  AT SECHELT  The other morning it was a  beautiful sight to see three sloop  rigged flatties at anchor, with  their white sails reflected in the  calm, pale grey water of Trail  Bay.  Two mornings later a red flattie was tied up to Sechelt Wharf,  ready to hoist sail and cast off.  A brisk steady wind was blowing,  so it should have been a fast trip  home. Sechelt will need a yacht  basin next.  Visitor From Y. T.  Mr. Armstrong, Mayor .��� of  Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, has  been holidaying at Nor-West Bay  Lodge. Two years ago, Mrs. Armstrong had been a visitor here  and her reports were so intriguing, he decided he must see for  himself. His car license plate is  eye catching, being blue with  white letters, across the top is  printed "Land of the Midnight  Sun'-, and on the lower left hand  corner a black bas relief figure  of a gold miner panning gold. Mr.  and Mrs. Wm. Russell, old friends  of Mr. Armstrong, are also at the  Lodge.  HAVA JAVA COFFEE SHOP  Opposite Wakefield Inn, West Sechelt ^  UN D E R   N E W   M ANA GEMENT  Mrs. Ruth DeWolfe Hopes Her Patrons Will  Extend The Same Custom And Courtesies To  The New Owner   Mrs. C. Green  $139.50  ound��up  hy Madge Newman  Congratulations to Mrs. Maude  Curtis, who on July 9, celebrated  her  80th  birthday.  Sorry to report that one of the  Improvement Association's very  diligent workers, Mrs. J. Monru-  fet, is confined to V.G.H. and will  probably undergo surgery this  week.  Mr. Fred Barnes has recovered  from his recent indisposition and  is back on the job again.  The Park's Day committee is  'on the beam' and plans are well  on the way for th6 t>ig day, August 1st,- that is. ''���;-��� v  Don't throw up your hands in.  horror when you receive that letter around about the end of July  or first of August. And don't try  to have your name taken off the  mailing list. As sure as shooting,  you will be asked to contribute  to our local Fire Department.  With dangerously hot summer  days ahead we need, more than  ever, the best protection we <San  get, and should give whatever we  can afford when the canvasser  calls, which he, or she, will do,  tagging along after the .letter.  Mrs. S. Roberts and children  of North Bend, Oregon, are visiting her mother, Mrs. D. Matthews.  Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Evans  have returned to their home here.  P.T.A. TEA AND SALE  Old S')l shone down benignly  on the beautiful grounds of the  E. J. Shaw home on the 9th when  the PTA held their annual tea  and sale of home cooking. The  garden was at its best, and a cool  breeze from the sea made an  adequatee *fan .to dissipate the  heat, a table liberally laden with  tempting cakes, pies, breadstuffs,  etc., was soon cleared. A guessing  contest was won by Miss M. Mclntyre. Altogether a pleasant af- .  ternoon, with profit to the PTA.  Halfmoon  earns  The PTA will hold a dance in  the local hall in September, the  committee meeting at the home  of Mrs. E. Wallis on Friday the.  17th to discuss the date and other  details.  Evan Kemp is returjimj* August 8 to play for the VON dance.  Understand he has new assistants.  Box 169  Phone 32  Madeira Park Boy  Conducts Duke  Sgt. Roy Pearson, son "of Mr.  and Mrs. W. Pearson of Madeira  Park, is one of the representatives of the RCAF for the Queen's  Review of the Air Forces of the  Commonwealth held at Odiham,  Hampshire, on June 15th.  Canada has 36 Sabre Jets in  the review, which is the biggest  peace time event in Air Force  history, and is comparable to the  Naval Review held at Spithead.  Sgt. Pearson had the pleasure  of personally conducting the Duke  of Edinburgh through the Electrical Department of the Canadian  Air Base at North Luffenham,  when he visited there during the  Coronation events.  Roy reports that the Duke especially requested to be shown  the electrical system of the aircraft, and asked many knowledgeable questions. Prince Phillip car-  He's a degree in electricity. He  had previously been informed  that Sgt. Pearson had constructed  and engineered the panels, etc.  He proved easy to talk with, and  Roy enjoyed the occasion.  inocculations, to have dressings  changed or for any other small  items will have, the use of this  new facility.  by  Florence  Cormack  Last Saturday evening, the W.  Meikle's lovely garden by the sea  was the locale for the sixth Annual Meeting of the Welcome  Beach Community Society. The  group re-elected president J. M..  McWilliams, vice-president, J. D.  Godfrey, secretary, Mrs. W.  Meikle, auditor; G. Ladner and  chose as treasurer, A. Menzies,  and four executive' members, Mes-  dames F. Leuchte, G. Ladner, A.  Menzies and R. Cormack. After  the business, a musical interlude  was enjoyed, solos by Mrs. F.  Leuchte and Bobby Burns accompanied on the guitar and mouth  organs by the F. W. Leuchtes and  Bill Miller. Community singing  and refreshments concluded a  pleasant evening.  We are sorry to lose from the  district Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Han-  nejvwho left Half Moon Bay last  week. For two years, Mrs. Hah-  ney has been the much-loved  -teacher of our little one-room  school at Half Moon Bay. Mrs.  Hanney will teach at Gibsons in  the fall.  Welcome to our community to  Mr. and Mrs. W. Hogg who have  recently purchased the Peterson  property in Seacrest. We are looking forward to meeting you both.  Mrs. W. Miller of Redrooffs is  at present hospitalized in Vancouver. We hope that by the time  this goes to press she will be  home again. Also, in Vancouver  for a medical checkup is A. Hanney of Welcome Beach. We hope  he will soon he feeling fit again.  Jim Morgan is' around again after  his car accident of a few weeks  ago.  Miss Joan Jacobson of Squa-  mish has been the house guest at  Redrooffs of Marilyn  Cooper.     .  Weekending with Syd and Mrs.'  Hoare   of   Welcome   Beach   were  Mr.   and   Mrs.   W.   G.   Pearce   of  Vancouver.  Around St. Mary's  There is a change of Doctors  this week at the Hospital at Garden Bay, with the permanent  practitioner, Dr. Brand due in on  Monday, and Dr. MacDonald leaving for Vancouver, after having  kept the practice open while on  his holidays.  Mrs. Hartley is now the new  Matron, Miss Denn having -left  for Nelson Island, with Miss Wilson the former Hospital Secretary, it is understood Miss Denn  and Miss Wilson intend to settle  on Nelson Island. ���   '  Mrs. Thompson, R.N., with  Mrs. Hartley have been the nurs- ���  ing staff since mid-June. Mrs.  Hartley sees no obvious reason  why St. Mary's should not become a thriving institution, caring for patients from all the Peninsula, particularly with improved  roads, with plane and boat services so much more frequent  than they have been.  Mr. Hartley, the Matron's husband, is locally employed also.  He works at the C & H Camp  (Cochrane's)   on  Texada.  Patients in St. Mary's last week  were young Frankie Belle, from  Egmont with a broken leg; Jock  Peddie from Egmont, with threatened pneumonia; Mrs. Ed. Garvey  with asthma; Mrs. Fred Clarke  from Hassan's for treatments for  her back, and a patient brought  in from a boat for treatment.  Mrs. Hartley advises that the  Public is welcome to come in for  Chest X-Rays. Appointments are  not strictly necessary for this,  but it is preferable to make advance /arrangements tp avoid occasionally having va long wait.  Visitors may come to 'inspect  the Hospital any afternoon. They  will be most welcome.  An, innovation at St. Mary's is  the ward available for 'outpatients'.   Persons  coming in. for ���-Trvxwrrmmjmimtt^'rift^^��� rJ^-~^  TEe Coast News Classified  UT  'The Little Ad. That Gets Big Results"  RATES: Minimum 35^, First.15 words.  Each extra word 2^.  (1 issue)  Add 10^ for Coast News Box No.  Rates decrease with additional insertions. Ad must be  in by 5:60 p. m. Tuesdays for current issue.  Write, or Phone Gibsons 45 W.  FOR   SALE  FOR SALE  Summer Special, Fir - $10.00 Five acre home,  garden  and  Cord. Alder - $9.00. fruit.  Price, $4000.  Mrs.  H.  G.  E. McCartney. Phone, 67 H. ifn     Smith. Gibsons. 29  Good Wood and Sawdust, Old  growth Fir and Millwood, Dry  Fir Fir Sawdust. Joe Rushton,  Robetts Creek  -Phone 24 V  2.  tfn.  : Bough  and  Planed Lumber  Phone' Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  K0LTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  ...New seventeen ft. boat, with  6 to 8 h.p. Wisconsin motor,  clutch, forward and backward.  Would trade for waterfront lot  in Gibsons or buyer pay cash.  Mr. M. Mantyla. c/o Mrs. Ed  Kari,   Cannery  Road.   _~   __29  Choice acre lot 132 ft. frontage on Sechelt highway adjoining Wilson Creek. Two thirds  cleared Good chicken house  and wired run. Good well. 8 x  15 shack. Price $750. John  Coleridge Agencies. Gibsons  Phone 37.  FOR  BENT  Furnished Cabins by day week or  month. Rit's Motel, Bay Area,  Gibsons, Phone 59 J.  WORK   WANTED  BARGAINS - Always a better buy here. Ten acres lower  Roberts Creek road, $850..  Twen'ty acres new Sechelt highway $995.; 17 good building lots  In Gibsons, $350. each, terms  $50. down $25. month;- 2 room  house, nice location here, only  $1650 terms; 3 lots Soames Pt.  real buy $595.; ONE only beach  lot Hopkins, last one there $975.  cleared lot Fletcher road, good  view $450.; 4 room house Gibsons, $4650. best buy in town  low. terms; 50 ft. waterfront  Gower small, cabin, steal , at  $1350.: Stucco'... home Gower,  near beach, $2500: many more  really good buys.  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  Pick. berries yourself. Strawberries lOcents. Raspberries and  Loganberries 15cents. W. H.  Palmer.   67   R 29  26 foot Troller, powered by  6h.p. Easthope. Equipped with'  4 new gurdies,. spot light, compass, good anchor and live tank.  Ready to go. $500. cash. George  Haddock, Phone 9 S Madeira  Park.    ,.       ? 29  Stamp collection, British and  Foreign, both mint and used.  Chas. Wm. Oldershaw, R.R. 1  Gibsons, B. C. 30  Two electric ranges high oven  model. $20.00 each. Phone 128R.  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  Chesterfields and Rugs thoroughly cleaned and Shampooed  in your own Home by the  REXAIR Method. Prices reasonable - Good work. See W.  Arrowsmith, basement Suite of  Eric Inglis Home.  ' tfn  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons."  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast; efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  a  CARD  OF THANKS  SITUATIONS WANTED  Experienced older baby sitter  desires baby sitting appointments. Martha Barker c/o Gower Point Store. Phone Gibsons  8 J. 29  The family of Henry King of  Gibsons wishes to extend thanks  to all those who in any way  assisted with the funeral of  their father. Special thanks to  the Women's Auxilliary the Canadian Legion the choir who so  kindly sang at the service and  especially to the Rev. H. U.  Oswald.  The  King  family.  , Onroh Services  Anglican church  July 20,  1953  7th Sunday after Trinity  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.m. Morning  Prayer  St.   Hilda's   Church  ���  Sechelt  7:30 p.m. Even Song  St.   Aldan's   Church  Roberts Creek  3.15 p.m. Evensong  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St. Mary ��� Gibsons ��� 9:00 a.m.  Holy, Family -��� Sechelt  11:00 a.m.  UNITED CHURCH  Sunday School  Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public   Worship  ���   11:00  a.m.  Roberts Creek ������ 2 p.m.  Wilson   Creek   Sunday   School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m.  Port Mellon.  Wednesday  7:30 p.m.  BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday, School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  PENTACOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30  p.m.  Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  Wilson Creek  2 p.m. Sunday School  Evangelistic Service  Sunday   7:30   p.m.  Tuesday   7:30   p.m.  Young People's, Friday 7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek  Service  Monday,  7:30  p.m.  Wednesday 8 p.m.  Young   People's,    Friday,    7:30  Salmon Derby  Everyone who is entering the  Salmon Derby from July 19 to  August 2 inclusive, will be interested to know the first prize  will be a glass rod with reel;  second prize, a reel, and the third  prize will be a :line. There will  be two weighing stations, one at  Sechelt Tea Rooms, and the other  at Vic's Trading Post, Davis Bay.  Deadline for, weighing will be  9:30 p.m. each evening of the  Derby. The event should appeal  to  all fishing enthusiasts.  Support  St Mary's  Hospital  Thursday, July 16, 1953 The Coast News  Daily  Vacation  F  Bible School  3 Hours  Each Morning   *  For i.0 Days  Pentacostai   Tabernacle,   Gibsons  Will Have Open Doors Monday Morning  JULY 20th AT NINE  COME BOYS ���COME GIRLS  Under The Auspices of the "Child for Christ" Crusade  POSTPONED  GARDEN PARTY at Mrs. J. Schutz  For Canadian Legion, for July 22nd.  Indefinitely Postponed  usines  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  INCOME TAX A SPECIALTY  Dockside   Service   to   Fishermen.  G.O.   FAHRNI  Gambier  Harbour  APPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor  Records  Columbia ��� Records  Frigidaire  Ranges and  Refrigerators  Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  Q1FT STORE  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, R. C.  Headquarters   for  Wool,  HARDWARE  KNOWLES SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33 ��� Gibsons B.C.  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete  Installation   ;  Maintenance Service  .  DELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS  P.O. Box 149  Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING  BLASTING  ROCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also   Road   Work  Fully Licensed and Insured in B.C.^  JACK CAMPBELL  5308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser  3831  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY.  Phone    GIBSONS    86  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons  100 ��� Sechelt 45 3  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 ��� HEATERS  Oil  Burner  Installations  and Repairs  Phone 30 S Sechelt ;  LOGGING CONTRACTORS.  ELECTRICAL WORK  .Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone  45  Appliances   ���   Fixtures   ���   Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n.  "PRATT and LAMBERT PAINTS."  FLORTST  Flowers  for   all  occasions.  We are agents for largef  ,'  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-  Genera!   Construction   &  Logging  , Mobile Crane  Logging Truck  D-8   Bulldozer,   etc.  Free   Estimates  JACKSON    BROS.    LOGGING  CO.,  LTD.  Wilson   Creek.   Phones   21X   &  20 M  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  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  Ho-��<spi'<oH   Eq'M**ment  Maea/ine ��� Rooks  WE  BUY     TRADE ��� SELL  PENINSULA SECOND  HAND STORE  Phnne Gibsons 99  U-UPIMUMBIMMB 6  The Coast News     Thursday, July 16, 1953  in  wan  Sechelt  FOR  SOUVENIRS, BEACH TOYS  GIFTS, CARDS, ETC.  The PNE Opening Day  Parade? ��� A blare of color,  a ROYAL preview for a  Royal  show.  A colorful . spectacle come  fo life under the Big Top  ���the Shrine  PNE Circus.  me -to  The Sports of Kings! Eight  horse races every day, rain  or shine.  Sovereigns of the farm kingdom hold court in the  agricultural   buildings.  Give your troubles the air!  Try ail the amazing rides  on the Gayway.  Miracles of ingenuity, patience and skill . . . World's  Biggest  Hobby Show.  Biggest   Agricultural  Fair  in   the   West  Education   and  Entertainment on  a   Majestic   Scatr  J.  S.  C.   Moffitt,  President  V. Ben Williams,  General Manager  C.C;F.   Candidate      .j  Cont' from page  1  During the war, Bob Bryce  served with the Royal Canadian  Navy and was engaged on convoy escort duty across the North  Atlantic. The eldest of his four  sons is at present training as  a pilot with the R.C:A.F.  Bob has been active in union  and community affairs for  many years. In 1937 he joined  Local 76 at its inaugeration and  in 1941 was elected to the executive Board. In 1950 and 51  he was elected to serve as Secretary and in 52 and 53 as President. He represented his local  as one of the delegates at the  T.L.C. Convention in 39 and the  Portland, Oregon convention of  the Pulp Workers International.  In 1951 Bob was chairman  of the Athletic Council and in  1945 was President of the  Mackenzie District C.C.F. Council. He has been a hard worker  in all election campaigns since  he joined the C.C.F. in 1937.  Bob is a keen lawn bowler  and is a member of the-Powell  River Lawn Bowling Club.  Boston Visitor At  Hopkins  Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Black  of Hopkins Landing will have  the company of Mrs. Black's  sister, Mrs. R. ISP. Davy, of Boston, when they come up to  their   summer place  this   year.  Mrs. Black and Mrs. Davy  . have been been entertaining1  in Vancouver for their neice,  Miss Anne Abernathy, bride-  elect  of  August  seventh.  Presbytry President  g  Mrs. H. George Barber of  Vancouver 'is presently the guest  of Mrs. McNab of Gibsons. Mrs.  Barber is president of the Vancouver Presbytery Women's Association of the United Church,  with ninety-five associations under their jurisdiction.  She attended the garden party  given by the Friendly Circle of  the United Church at the home  of Miss F. Grant, Gibsons, and  /the luncheon given by fthe.  /Harmony Circle at the home  of Mrs. T. Humphreys of Granthams. She expressed her pleasure and satisfaction with these  two very  successful events..  Reader's Right  . The Editor:  Madam:  Your editorial of July 9th,  "Somebody missed the boat" I  think should not go unanswered.  While I could, as Secretary of  Jt-iej loval Farmers' Institute,  reply to many of your questions in the light of the times  in which we are living,, it would  be more in order to place this  Editorial before the members  , at our next meeting ��� Aug. 3.  I somehow believe that the  consensus of their opinions will  allow me.to write you further  in all seriousness.  Yours very truly,  Margt.  LeFeure,"  Secretary  Howe  Sound  Farmers'  Institute  Bill.��� "Have   a little   "snort",  Dick?  Dick.���   "No : thanks,    Bill.    I  like to be my .own Boss."  Support  St ��� Mary's  �� e *  & trownmg mhtevemesit for ���or��natbn fe&ri  Boy's Swim Trunks - Men's Nylon Trunks  BATHING SUITS - SHORTS  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  For Your  Cook Stove or  See your  Reg. Godfrey,  Oil agent,  Phone Crrantham 56  PERMANENTS  All  Types  Given  YOUR HAIR CUT and STYLED  TO SUIT YOUR PERSONALITY  "Ivyette's Beauty Salon"  Phone  92 R,  Gibsons,    (Sechelt Highway)  Phone Sechelt 25J  Radio .Repairs  and   Services  Will   Buy  Used  Radios  Sole Agent For  "DANCE-MASTER"  AMPLIFIERS  RICHTER'S radio  Guaranteed Work  - Fast!  i  I  )i  ;*���  NOW ��� ��� For The First Time You Can Buy  New 1953 Ford & Monarch  CARS AND TRUCKS  >     ���  In Pender Harbour, At  Jerry's Repair Shop  Parts ��� Welding & Repairs  -        SUB-AGENT FOR FORD & MONARCH  Come to Pender Harbour Regatta, August 15  W,  THE MOST POPULAR  CANADIAN WHISKY  AT A POPULAR PRICE  It's genial, rich flavour,  makes G&W Bonded Stock  as delightful to the taste as  it is easy on the entertainment budget I  G00DERHAM & WORTS LTD.  Established 1832  Canada's Oldest Distillery ���mTTwnnrT-l-TWTniinTmn I irwiii  Thursday, July 16, 1953 The Coast News  STRATFORD FESTIVAL  Among. the top Canadian  actors selected to take part in  the first Straford (Ontario)  Shakespearean Festival in July  are Eric House (left) and Bob  Christie  (right),  pictured above  with Alec Guinness who will  star in the Stratford productions of Richard III and All's  Well That Ends Well. Christie  and House are -well known, for  their' performances in C. B. C.  dramas, in both radio and television.  nmrmmi tor  Whom?  Recently at Pender Harbour,  in Magistrates Court, an Indian  Husband was convicted of assaulting his wife, and' was sentenced to sixty days in jail.      e  While this man is incarcerated  the wife, victim of assault, is  also victim of a set of circum-  tetances over which she has no  control. She is the mother of  five small children, and another  baby  is expected shortly.  This young woman will receive to sustain herself and the  five small ones, thirty-five dollars  a  month.  This raises the question "who  is being punished for what."  Shares Honours For  Senior Practitioner  At {the recent Optometrists  Convention held in Vancouver,  at the Hotel Vancouver, it was  discovered that the two senior*  members at present in practice  tin the Province are William  McFadden of Gibsons, and G.  Hirschberg .of Vancouver. Both  these remarkable men are in  'their seventies and still going  strong.  The need for practitioners is  ion the increase, and students  iare required. The B.C. group is  giving a $1000 Scholarship to  cover four years' tuition in a  five year course at Pacific University   in   'Forest   Grove,   Ore.  ffi  S&*  _*c'  yte ��^w" *P  *e*  **'  >Se  &  L  LADIES!  For an entertaing Evening,  Have  a   free   Facial.  Contact your Beauty  Counsellor, Amy Blain  Phorjie   -^Hopkins   128   J  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Wilson Creek  \  by Robbie  I believe I will just get under  the wire this weekend. Everything seems to happen at one  time. Let's begin with the  (Strawberry tea held on Monday  last. It, wss a 'surprising success,  financially. Among those who  enjoyed the; affair .most were  Mrs.   R.   Strosheh-i,   fwho   won  5ee  KURLUK  For  ELECTRICAL HEATING  House and Commercial  WIRING  Electric Appliance  SALES  Phone   Wilson   Creel-  21   M  To   Our   Advertisers  It is our earnest endeavour to give the best possible  service to all of you, and still publish the Coast News on  time. To reduce night work for our Staff, we have set  the following hours as "Deadline". For Space ads, with  cuts (Mats), 12:00 noon, Tuesday. Space Ads without cuts,  up to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Classified Ads, and cards of  thanks, 4:00 Tuesdays.  Your co-operationi will help us to serve you better,  and prevent possible ommission of advertising matter of  importance to you.  "The SecheU Peninsula News Ltd.,  Publishers of the 'Coast News'."  ��r  Union  GENERAL  STORE  SECHELT, B. C.  MEATS: Saturday Only  "SWIFT'S" Frankfurters (weiners)   ........   lb 36^  ONTARIO Good Medium Cheese   lb 54^  RUMP ROAT of Beef Choice "A" ............ lb 58^  *  GROCERIES:  "SOLO" Margerine  2 lbs "71^  "NUTTY CLUB" Goblets Peanut Butter   35^  "MARIGOLD" Strawberry Jam 4 lbs   95^  I  DHYGOODS  Leopard skin pattern Auto Robe  or Beach Rug 54 x 72 each   Bright Summer Sandals All sizes  $4.95  HARDWARE:  Steam-Electric  Iron:  Regular    22.45    Now     19.45  Travelling Iron Reg. 7.49 Now 5.95  2 Burner Hot Plate: Reg. 16.45 Now 13.95  Crocks 5 2 and 1 Gallon sizes on Hand  Watch for opening date of Fishing Derby  Have your gear ready before the RUSH  /the beautiful cake, Mrs. Roy  Nygren, the Quilt, and Terry  DeLong who was the winner of  the coronation cup and saucer,  'and get this, they all live on  the logging road.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell senior  fend Mr. and Mrs. Campbell junior, are up for a change, fish-i  ing  and resting  that is.  Mrs. Ivy Baird and her two  sons Tommy and Bruce, said  laurevoir fto grandma Roberts,  over the weekend, but expect  to take up their holidays where  they left off, sometime in Aug.  Paul Stroshein with his wife  ���and family, visited with their  fcnany friends over the weekend,  in and around Wilon Creek, and  returned home to Copper Canyon and work. Although they  like their new surroundings,  ithe general wish is to be back  /at Wilson Creek. Sundit their  eldest daughter is a guest at  dhe  Curly Lucken  residence.  Mr. and Mrs. George Lay of  Vancouver are staying, at the  home of her parents, the Nor-  burns, at the Bafcr,, and with  their two children, hope to  Ispend a nice twb weeks hol-  fclay.  The man who plays first base,  lor  th)e  -Firemen's ball   team,  has taken up residence at the  home   of   Mrs.   McGuiness.   Do  all hall-players  have   to  plfey  for the team in their own district?  If  so,  lets  give Mr. and  Mrs.  Lee's   a  double  welcome.  Jack Whitaker tells me that  he is organizing the teen-agers  dance   this   weekend,    at    the  Community Hall. These affairs  have always been successful in  the  past,   thats   why we   look  forward  to   a  jolly  time,   this  Saturday evening.  We are to have another residence  erected   on  the   waterfront. This by Mr. and Mrs. G.  Haslett,  who have for the past  several years pitched their tent  en the vacant lot, I should say,  ithe only vacant lot on the water  front property.  The house will  serve as a summer rendezvous,  until  future   plans   iare  made.  'Soirdon }is  a foephew   of  the  well know Ronnie Whitaker of  Motel fame. We should say, welcome to the Haslett's and their"  -tour offspring.  I had the pleasure of meeting  for the first time, Miss Lilian  Chandlsh of North Van., who  is staying with her Grandma,  Mrs. Veal, who at present lives1  on the waterfront. f  Will someone tell me why  the base-ball^ league officials,  do not pubish accounts of games  splayed? Here we have games  played three times a week, and  no reports. Well, Wilson Creek  team lost out to Selma Park  nine, after a very well foughti  game. It was nip and tuck all  the way, and that's wh?.t the  crowd likes. The score was two  to one. Perhaps our our boys  are coming out of a slump, at  least, let's hope so.  FOR  GOATS MILK  Phone  G. CHARMAN  59 H or  Peninsula Dairy  7V2  Campaign Workers  '���' '  In past elections, many people who are not members of any political association have volunteered to  help in the re-election of James Sinclair as federal  member for this riding. They have done so because  he has given able representation for all people of  the riding.  The Sinclair Campaign Committee welcomes such  ' assistance; Those;who would like to help in the present campaign? or"offer their cars "for transportation  on election day, are asked to get in touch with  MR. J. MAINIL, GIBSONS, B.C.  Those who would like to help defray the expenses*  of the campaign are asked to send their contributions  to the official agent, Mr. N. E. Sowden, 732 East 8th  Street, North Vancouver.  All contributions will be acknowledged by receipt.  Seagram's{Crown Royal  Seagram's V.O.  Seagrams "83"  Seagram's Kings Plate  Seagram's Special Old  RSSBSBi_6KRS��!<}W!>?B��!KS^  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Lrqoor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia. 8  The   Coast News    Thursday,  July  16,  1953  SPORT FISHING  EQUIPMENT  Glass or Cane Hods  Hooks,   Lines  *  Plugs,   Spoons*  Replacement and  Repair Material  HASSAN'S  Store  Phone  11-U  PENDER  HARBOUR  ss SSiOi  Mrs. John Coleridge, of Gibsons, well known as the owner  and manager of Irene's Dress and  Style Shoppe, has announced with,  sqme reluctance that she feels unable to continue in the business.  "For this reason, she has sold the  place to Mrs. Vic Metcalfe, of  Gower Point.  Mrs. Metcalfe, already well-  known to customers of Irene's,  is well qualified to undertake this  venture. She was for fifteen years  with the Hudson's Bay��Company,  and for nine with Marion Brown's  Announcement  Mrs. Irene Coleridge announces the sale of her  DRESS and STYLE SHOPPE in Gibsons to  Mrs. Vic. Metcalfe, of Gower Point.  Mrs. Coleridge wishes to thank her many friends and  patrons for past business,   and  hope (they  will  continue  to bring their custom to Mrs. Metcalfe, who will  continue with the same personalized shopping and fresh  modern styles  that have been  characterized by  IRENE'S DRESS & STYLE SHOPPE  {��,  Remember  THE GREATEST PREMIUM OF ALL  IS QUALITY.  LEONARD  OFFERS PREMIUM PERFORMANCE  At New  Low Prices  From  $259.95  .Terms At Lowest  Possible.  Carrying Cost  Knowles  LTD,  'Your Home-Owned Hardware"  Phone 33  Gibsons, B.X.  in Vancouver. She is also an expert corsetiere.  Mrs. Metcalfe hopes to continue  the personal shopping idea established by 'Irene', and intimates that the reputation for new  styles arid fresh fashions will be  maintained at all times and hopes  that the Shoppe will continue to  be the pleasant meeting place for  friends.in Gibsons.  Mrs. Coleridge regrets that  hospitalization for some time will  keep, her away from Gibsons, but  she looks forward to coming back  as soon as she is permitted for  convalescence.  lectricity Fpr Pen.  Last week we had occasion to  write to Mr. R. S. Weston of the  B.C. Power Commission, inquiring whether information were  available regarding proposed extension of Power Service North  and West of Sechelt.  In reply, Mr. Weston sent us  the following copy of a letter sent  (to the Board of Trade at Pender  Harbour, which we are, pleased  to present here:  Victoria,  B.C.,  ���      July 3, 1953.  Mr. Edward E. Garvey, sec'y.,  Pender Harbour Board of Trade,  Pender Harbour, B.C.  'Dear Mr. Garvey:  I have been advised verbally  by the Deputy Minister of Public  Works that the Department is  going to clear the right-of-way  to the Halfmoon Bay Cut-off, but  not build the road. This would  permit our constructing the main  feeder line along ttfe west route.  Regarding Francis Peninsula*  it would be absolutely necessary  to have the roads located and  cleared before any consideration  can be given to building services  to the house on that peninsula.  Rural electrification is costly enough without entering into any  logging operations.  We are sending an Engineer to  the area in about two weeks for  the purpose, of making an accurate survey of the route and count  of the possible customers with or  without   Francis   Peninsula.   The  Engineering Department will then  make up the estimates, of. cost so  that a minimum    rate    can    be  struck on the basis of a reasonable  percentage of the  potential  customers * signing   up.   We   will  then   contact   your   organization,  or others, and have firm contract  applications'  signed.    If   the   required  proportion  sign,   the  project   will   be   then   recommendea  to  the  Government and,    if   approved, will be undertaken by the  Commission. ��� ���    ~  Yours very  truly,  S. R. WESTON, Chairman  In, passing on this information  to our readers, we hope that they  may be governed accordingly.  It might be remarked here too,  that the survey party is now on  the ground, marking out possible'  lines. Details elsewhere in this  issue. ;.  EDITOR.  ��iiin.iimii-juji��.iifi.nw.timuii1l1fir mmimMy  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT     ���  Smart New Dress Lines  And Other Items Especially For  aturday,   July  18th  Mrs. Vic. Metcalfe, At  Bal's Block  niunmwiw-gai  u|iiuii^my_uui^i_u3__fli  modal  The new Motel at Madeira Park,  owned and operated by Mr. and  Mrs. O. Sladey adds considerably  to the accommodation on the  ��� Peninsula for the travelling and  holidaying public,  So far, after one year of construction, there are six cabins,  each, finished inside in knotty  pine, built by the Sechelt Building Supplies Ltd., well and nicely  furnished throughout, complete  with propane gas cooking units,  oil heating units, complete with  bathrooms. The (living; rooms are  pleasant, fitted with a chesterfield which does double duty as  sleeping space, as well as the bedrooms.      .  The Motel colors of Blue and  White are repeated in ttib new  boats tied at the Jetty, with th&  name "Sladey" in clear red along  their sides.  Though the grounds are not  entirely completed as yet, there  is already a children's pool under  the trees, where the small fry  may revel in fresh water bathing.  Mr. and Mrs. Sladey are very  enthusiastic about their spot, and  well may they be. The site is  overlooking Canoe Pass, close to  ithe highway, with an abundant  supply of good water from their  own private well. Fishing is to  be had right at the edge of the  property, swimming, hiking, and  boating are  there for the camp  ers.  Guests arrive by car or boat to  tenjoy their sojourn at the Madeira Motel. The Sladeys are  members of the S.C.T.A., the  B.C.A.A., and are awaiting their  star-rating.  Gower  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  It's to town for a check-up  for James Dykes, Mrs. Dykes  holding the fort and tending  the currant crop.  Mrs. H.G. Barber of Vancouver visiting theJ.D. Smith's.  Mr. and Mrs. Ren ton and  four children and dog of Nelson  visiting the  S.F.   Smales.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry McCor-  mack and children of Vancouver visiting the Walter  Wilson's at Duporth. Mrs. R.S.  Hodge reported to be improving daily and hoping to get to  Gower before the summer is out.  Jeanrlie Blackburn's turn to  visit her grandparents, Mr. and  Mrs. William Bow at Stron-  lochie.  Mrs. Ernest Wood and daughter in law.*. Mrs. Harold Darling  visiting the Mr. and Mrs. James  Beaton and daughter Muriel  Wood and Master Ernest at  Craigowan!.  Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Sinclair  firmly established for their  summer siesta.  Dorothy Weir trying to sample  the   pea   crop   she   planted  despite  her   mother's   suirumer  visitors.  A lovely day for the Annual  Picnic of the Anglican Sunday  School. Mrs. Oswald beaming!  on her happy flock, Mrs. Jordan  lending a helping hand, plus a  few chairs, cushions and hot  water.  Sorry to see Bonnie Brook  Lodge standing so forlorn, what  an opportunity for some enterprising prospect to establish an  inviting guest house, plus" termip.  courts, a club dance, a social  card game, a Sunday night  'chicken dinner for the ifcired  campers! Maybe it's an idle  dream like the hope of the  blacktppping of the Gower  Point road, yet isomebody, someday is going to do it, so why  not now?  xltLw  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  July 21 ��� Wilson Creek community hall board meeting VON  8 p.m. |  July 21 ~ W.I. regular meet^  ing, noon,' Atlees Beach, j Headlands.  July   23 ��� Gibsons   United  Church  Hall,   Headlands  VON  Auxiliary Summer Sale of Work.  Aug. 3 V- St. Mary's tea and,;  bazaar.  August 7 ��� Roberts i.Creek  United Church. Tea and Sale of  work,   at 2 p.m.  Aug. 8  Dance.  Roberts Creek VON,  August 14 and 15 -^ Gibsons  School Hall, Howe Sound Farmer's Institute  annual fair.  Aug. 18 ��� Sechelt Legion*  L.A. Tea and Bazaar, Sechelt-  Legion hall, 2 p.m.  August 15 ��� Pender Harbour  Regatta.  Aug. 19 ;��� Roberts! Creek  Legion Hall 8 p.m. VON bazaar  sale home cooking, tea.  Aug. 25 ��� Selma Park sports  day 3.00 p.m. evening bingo.  Crown and Anchor.  Aug. 29  bazaar.  St. Mary's Church  THIS  WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Soames Point -. very lovely location near beach - grand view -  nice garden very comfortable  home - large living room with  fireplace - completely furnished  special bargain $4250 terms.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings 95j  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  Support  St. Mary's  Do You  Plan To  Let Us  Estimate  The  Cost  For You ��� '  That  Is Our  Business  Phone  Gibsons 53  Or Drop in at The  ibsons Buiidin

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