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 imtKwyrj-fmmm-Mintr  Victoria,  ��  Phone your news osr  orders to  Seventh Year of Publication  Thursday, October 8, 1953 Vol. 7��� No. 40 Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Photo by C.G. paller-tn^e.  Locke Knowles, new President of the Gibsons and District  Board of Trade, receives the Gavel, symbal of his office, from  Jack Marshall, retiring President.  After a day long hearing in the Legion Hall on Monday, Oct.  5th, the Coroners Jury brought in a verdict to the effect' that  Raymond Arthur IJpward Haynes had died at Port Mellon on  September 10^, 1953,.between 4:30 and 8:00 a.m. of self inflicted  gunshot wounds from <a .22 caliber revolver, while under mental  strain due to ill health.  The inquest began, at 10:00 a.m. The Coroner, Dr. D. McColl  of Selma Park conducted the hearing. Cpl. J. Morrison and Const.  Aube, R.C.M.P., Gibsons were present.  The Coroner's Jury was made  up of George Hill, of Gibsons,  Foreman; and Norman McKay,  Dave Herrin, J. Wardil, A. Wine-  garden and A. Porter.  Evidence was given by Mrs.  Haynes regarding the condition  of her husband's health, and the  fact that he had been suffering  since his war Service from an in>-;  " jured spine, upon which he had  ^already had considerable treatment,and for -which he ^should'  have reported fpr further prp-  lonjged ^'^ttefit^e^t   in1 \ v'-^hkugji-  ..tr|es_&H<^it3i^        i ������"-': i <y  Mrs. Haynes stated that she  had not been able to persuade  her husband to face the possibility of the long arid pamful  treatment, with the uncertainty  ibf improvement arid the possibility of continued pain. She also  fstated that" it was ia: raore thing  &>_* Mr. Haymes to sleep a whole  iiight due to the suffering.  I J. Drinkrow gave evidence to  [l__e effect that he had found the  time-clock that was lised by  feaynes in makinghis rouridis of  If��  Meeting  1       Iff-r.        f\-mr-.'M  Mr. Orv Moscrip*, president of  Sechelt and District ;Board t)f  Trade, presided over a well attended meeting of that organization, Wednesday evening, in the  dining room of Sechelt Inn.  Among those present were members and visitors from Halfmoon  Bay and Roberts Creek.  (Continued on Page 8)  See B of T Meeting  the plant at night. This was  found outside of the building,  just before eight o'clock in the  morning.  He described.'the clock as the  one carried by Haynes, and that  he had taken it with him and reported the matter to the Plant.  The time the last, use of the  clock was made was established  by the last punched ticket.  D .Macklam, of, the Howe Sound  Pulp and Paper Company described the work done by Haynes,  . ari^t the fsj��t that his duties- did  not require that he carry firearms, in fact= if they were carried, it was in contravention of  the policy of the Company! The  duties of the security guards was  more that of Fire guards than  .otherwise. . -��� '������->���.  He also stated that Haynes  would only have made two more  tours of duty in; the plant, as his  services were being dispensed  with; ; .-��� .. - :���'���:���- -  J.D. Emery, a worker ini the  plant, testified to the finding of  the body of Haynes just after  eight o'clock. He described how  Haynes lay on the big beam on  the floors He reported iriii^e^ia-  tely - to Gerald Blake, the first  aid superinitendant, jancf ^he^ in  turn'posted a jguard' over the,  body and then phoned the Gibsons detachment of the R.C.M.P.  A statement, signed by Mrs.  Hurd of Port Mellon was received in evidence. This reported  having heard shots about five  o'clock on the morning of September tenth. Later, in his report to the court, Cpl. Morrison  COH+;T>^i^rl    0*1    T)f>^e   4  (See Inquest)  tier  ra?m  The annual introductory meeting of the Sechelt district Teachers' Association was held Sat.  afternoon Oct. 3rd, at Madiera  Park Superior School. The  Teachers meeting followed the  joint meeting .of the district  PTA's. .". jy  A report on Qualicum Work  Shop was given by Mrs. L.  Hanney, local delegate. Subjects  ; discussed: How any group opera-  y tes;Work of the Federation in  jjbousing; Credit Union and other  ^benifits; Discussions on curriculum in B.C. Schools.  Mr. L. Petersorii, local public  relations representative, gave a  report on the writer's;work shop.  The objective was ^ig- have B.C.  Teacher' to express their ideas  in the "B.C. Teacher'* and other  educational publications.  There was considerable discussion of Salary Scales, and  principals involved ;if changes  were made. y  The Financial report was pre*-  sented for discussioni. It was  unfortunate -that tHis^ report was  so brief, but Mr. L. Peterson of  tlie Elphinstone High School,  ��� who was taking the notes for it,  was taken ill, and has been taken  to Shaughnessy Hospital.  It is to be hoped that the illness will be a short one, and that  on his return^ Mr. Peterson, will  be able to resume his office of  Public Relations.  W.A. Luncheon  The Wqmens' Association of  the Gibson United Church, held  a most delightful Pot Luck Luncheon on Thursday October 1st.  There was a good attendance,  many friends from neighboring  localities as well as regular  members.  Following the luncheon the  regular meeting was held. Miss  Tunbridge, a returned Missionary from Japan, gave a very  enlightening and-interesting account of her" work ini that country, which was greatly enjoyed  by the ladies present.  I ��� r *ff ���  .?y: Mx$y Diy" Goosetrey SPres/-;Mrs.  _�� Coats, Vice T?res.^;" Mrsl?:L.'-  Ayles, Recording secretary* Mrs.  E: Propp, Treasurer, Mrs.' L.  Inglis, Corresponding secretary.  Mrs. M. Eiherson, Magazine Program Committee Convenor. Mrs.  L. Peterson, Mrs. M. McCance  and Mrs. E. Vernon1 Talent night  committee; Mrs. Fiedler, membership Convenor; Mrs. I. Cres-  well; Hbspitaly Committee; Mrs^  1 Davies, Fall Fair Representative; Mrs. E; .Turner- National  FJlm Board.  Mrs. A. Hougr-r Past President, ���  is  be  commended- for tier uri-  ; tiring efforts  of the past two  '-years.?;.':  Doctor for  Mary's  Dr. Richard Hitchens, a graduate of Queen's has arrived at  Pender Harbour, where he will  practice' for* the next year at  least.  Dr. Hitchens was the assistant  resident surgeon at Queens Hos-  mmission  Among other things occupying the commissioners of the Vilage  of Gibsons Landing on Tuesday, October 6th, was the subject ��ft  parking of vehicles for the ferry.  A letter from A.J. Gargrave, MX.A. enclosed one from. M_7-  Bonner, the Attorney General, quoting from a letter from. _fcg*  assistant Commissioner of the R.C.M.P. This letter advised Mr,-  Bonner of the fact that am additional member of the R.C.M.P. fetaxS.  been posted to Gibsons for a month, and that after that time  the necessity of continuing would be considered.  It was decided to write to the  Honu Mr. Gaglardi, to the effect  that off-the-street parking  should be provided by the Transport company, and suggesting  that in lieu of- this, or until it  was, done, the use of the School  Road by widening and building  of a curb might provide angle  parking for such traffic, that the  Gower Point Road and the Winni  roads might be used by widening  to forty feet of traffic space and  providing for center parking  there for ferry traffic, and, in  the same way the South Fletcher  Road might be used.  Copies of this letter were sent  to Mr. Gargrave-and to the Gibsons Board of Trade.  In the matter of the water  installation', the Public Utilities  were to be advised.that the estimated cost of making this- connection was five hundred dblfars.  for Ed Fiedler's ��� application.  The Clerk was directed to reply  to a letter from Mrs. Bella Math-  eson stating that since no road  workiyhady pr^ousiy disippbed  The report on the Water system was satisfactory. Roads weace--.  continuing to be hard surfaced^  and: clearing of road ways was?-  reported progressing. Use of tiie--  Government grader for a few  days was expected.  A letter was to be sent to the ���  Minister of Public Works asking;;  that the Gower Point Road b& -  reclassified as an arterial Mgb.*-  way and that it be widened- i��om&-  the  Post Office  corner   to  S__l-  Winn Road, to provide a f o_%--  foot traffic-way, and that itlae?  hard-surfaced   from   the   PbsS,:  Office   corner   to   the   WaMil^i  corner. A copy of this t��besei_T-  to Mr. Gargrave.  It was approved! that those--'  delinquent in the payment ��_:  their business license fees should^,  be prosecuted.   /.  There was  considerable   _3sc-  cussion  of  the matter  of Boar-.  Stops, and the Glerfe will wsaote' -  the proper legal de_eriptiorc irff:  the   areas   concerned,   and K_r;.:~  George Hopkms on behalf o��fbe?'  wum^^m^^^^w%S^^ ^ sech^itxpfl^  accessyto her prb^erty^^ fo<  struction of steps could riot be  undertaken.  Accounts in the total amount  of $875.88 were presented and  ordered paid.  A building permit application  was approved for E.A. Main-  waring to build a garage.  The old application for the  Pentacostal Assemblies for an  addition to the living quarters  was cancelled and the amended  one approved.  A. Johnston Receives  Medal  On Monday October 5th, Magistrate Andrew Johnston. of  Sechelt received a Coronation  Medal from her Majesty, Queen  .Elizabeth.; .,'���;:?'"������*' ;:i":"'^"'  ..;���'. The , medal is a, silver one,,  bearing on the face the likeness  of Queerb Elizabeth, and oh the1  obverse, side, the words"Queen  Elizabeth, crowned' 2nd June  1953,". and in the center "Queen  Elizabeth II".  =  There, is an occompanying  scroll^, worded ' 'By command of  her iWtajesty the Queen, the accompanying tmedal is forwarded  to Andrew Johnston^ Esq., to be  worn1 iri.commemoration of her  Majesty's Coronation, 2nd June,  1953. Signed Elizabeth II, R"  The ribbon of the medal'is red,  with two narrow blue stripes iri  the center, and with white' edg%.  The medal was forwarded  through the. Secretary of S��ate:  '���������:������..    /���'}.>..'-;. '/  -....��� -   ���       .1..       -M^..  ��� ���   .. ���   -������i       n ��� ������������������..--  _,    " 'v��      ���   *  pital in Honolulu, with brie year  in gynecology there, and one  year of private practice.  He has brought with him his  bride, whose home was in San,  Francisco. Among other enthusiasms, Dr. and Mrs. Hitchens  share a liking for sailing, and  brought their boat, "which had  recently completed a voyage  from Hawaii, to Pender  Harbour.  the Public Utilities Commission.-  New Waste Collector  For Gibsons  A new Garbage disposal sysr--  tern, for Gibsons and surroundlitxg:  areas has  been started  by Mr. .  R.C. Rhodes   of that area.  Mr-  Rhodes is a long time residesat-  Of Gibsons,  formerly a loggesr-  His  mother's   home  is   on  ISis^  North Road.  Mr. Rhodes plans to use -tab?  approved disposal systm of diteii--  ing and covering the garbage,*,  thus preventing any possibSIiS_r~  of creating a nuisance in the disposal area..  Collections will be m^de during:  the; winter mOriths tfhiee tinaes=  weekly from business firms, aatf  once every other wek frta_fc  homes, unless other' arrangements are desired.    * -  Mr. Rhodes plank a system of"  tickets for the customers, so that  there need be no passing up Off-*  a place because .there is no oiae^  at home, and the househcild^rr*  particularly; should find! the system a great convenience.  It is hoped that this fimeF "wEfifc-'.  the proper disposal mtliods, aoS?1  with the co-operation of the? gssa���  eral public, garbage disposal'  may be properly handled1, aside?  the 'dumping' nuisance m *_f��^  ariea be abated.  POSTAL SERVICE TC?  PQRT MELLON  According to word re^efvedlt  from Gibsons Post Master,; JHse*  Mnr^aii on Saturday las^, 8*TSBTgr~  mail service has been fifffpodfeee-Fr'  on the Peninsula.  Effective Monday, Oct. (T, ��Ber^  ���will  be a  daily  dispatch .of rasuT  to   Port   Mellon    fr.onfi    GnT;s���R_^  Items   mailed   up   to   9:30   iusx..  will   be   dispatched   that   day  te<?>  Port Mellon. The Coast News    Thursday,   October  8,   1953  oast Njetus  (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.  r^T_Mthorized  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  Box 128 Gibsons  British Columbia.  itonal5  It is to be hoped that the City Fathers and the Bus Company may soon grow to see eye to eye in the matter of a central, convenient stop for the busses serving the territory.  By the time that Gibsons warrants a Bus Station, it is  quite likely that the Transport Company will be in a position  to erect one. It is rather looking ahead, to expeciti them to -buy  expensive property and erect a Bus Station, with all that is'  ���entailed, before it is definitely known whether the runs just  begun will warrant such an expense, and before it is known  whether feeder runs may be profitably established.  To quote what is 'city practice' as a rule by which the  village must abide, seems it�� be slightly on the fussy side. It  seems 'to us that the Commission has one of two things in  mind: The Village is about' to burst at its seams and become  a metropolis overnight, or iit is to be kept from natural expansion by any and all means at hand.  From our arm chair, with nothing else to do but criticize,  it seems something in the nature of a small joke, to expect at  this stage of development, that any. transport company should  be required to purchase front street property to provide itself  with a spot convenient to the businesses of that village, where  the passengers may alight, and where they may board again  with their purchases.  Is it noiti also possible, in these times of rapid change, that  the business area of the Village, too, may change? It is not  unknown in the annals of the development of centres of population.  The matter that seems to cause such furrowing of brows  is the possible need to "amend the by-law." When the time  arrives that this is proven either necessary or advantageous,  it can be done. The by-law, like all other laws governing the  conduct of humanity in such mundane matters as traffic regulation, was made by men. Surely men can change it, without  causing too great a catastrophe.  Sechelt sanitation  There is a report carried elsewhere in this issue on the  matter of the Sechelt Garbage disposal, as discussed by the  Board of Trade for that area.  . This newspaper has been thundering on the subject of  garbage disposal at Gibsons in detail, and on the Peninsula  in general for many months.  There is not one beauty spot oh the whole coast that is  not fouled by garbage from homes and business establishments in the neighborhood.  , On our most receent trip up the Coast, we took particular  care, to drive into, stop beside or to wa]k in)bo a great number  of these otherwise pleasant little places. Tin cans, boxes bottles, bags of waste, remnants of old furnishings, trucks and  cars grace so many of these tha|fe one wonders how such a  mass could accumulate.  "Sunshine Coast" it may be, but not through the efforts  of its* inhabitants;  In the case of Sechelt, as in that of Gibsons the.honest  efforts of the few are offset by the laziness, thoughtlessness,  and cupidity of th�� many.  .��� We boast, abroad of our country's beauty, we publish it in  papersand magazines,- and at home we do our tiumost to destroy it. What does it take to awaken people ?  ouna-up  cided upon by theorists, most of  whom have never taught.  He stresed the importance of  -the influence of the home upon,  the child and pointed out that  jhe school's influence covered  but 5 hours of the day. He added  that, in many cases, parents saw  a great deal less of their children than that.  Influence of Church and Sunday School touched a scant 50  percent.  Said Mr. Pritchard, "School  is not the only agency bringing,  up your child. First, and most  important, is the# home. Then  to be coLsidered are playgrounds, church, sunday school,  clubs, camps, books and jobs;"  ROUND   UP  And speaking of jobs, I am  reminded of the two small boys  who came to the Creek to visit  ,their granparents. In order to  keep them occupied, and entertained1, perhaps to get a little  wood in, Grandpa offered thenr  fifty cents an hour to "bring ir���  wood. The boys worked diligently one morning and then appeared before the old man.  "That's ^ pretty, tough job,  Grandpa," they said. "It is worth  ���more money. We'll do it for $1  an hour."   ��� *  One wonders what Grandpa  will have to pay' for wood when  the lads _re old enough to do  the job efficiently.  A tree may grow in Brooklyn,  but it is not a dogwood. Nor do  clusters ��� of luscious grapes  dangle from its upper branches.  Such a tree does grow on the  Ruth Mitchell estate at the  Creek. At least she swears she  cut the grapevine root out last  ini which case it follows  that the grape must belong to  the dogwood tree.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Mathews  are off to the South for a Vacation.  Badminton got under way om  the 29th in the Hall. Some' 15 or  Iso members showed up to enjoy  fche game until the ligh<ts went);  out about 10 o'clock. The 'gals  (who made the coffee were advised (by their husbands) to take  cooking lessons first and badminton second. Could they help  it if they were forced to make?  the beverage in the dark?  mnmg supply  ReJsiii  Mr. E.J. (Chief) Caldwell was  busy cleaning up the lot and-  debris following the fire which  'entirely demolished the building  and stock last Monday morning.  There was nothing salvageable;'  except a small quantity of lumber. 'Chief says he will rebuild,  bigger and better, and meantime  is carrying on his business with  an office space at the C and S  Sales premises.  The fire mar shall and the Insurance underwriters have giveni-  him the go-ahead sigm, so he and  Don are on the job.  The building was insured, but  there was no insurance on the  quite considerable stock carried  by the Peninsula Building  Supply. ';',  Baptism  A very interesting ceremony  was held at the United Church  (in Wilson Creek, when directly  after the Sunday/school concluded, the Rev. W.M^ Morrison  held a   baptismal service.  The following children were  the principals: Sandy Donald  1I_U'ckeh, only son* of Mr. and  Mrs. Harry Lucken; Arleue, Bernard, Stanley, David, and Glen-1  eth MacLeod, children of Mr.  and Mrs. Jack MacLeod, well  known residents of Wilson  Creek.  After the ceremony, the guests  attending the affair were invited  to an informal tea, served by  Mrs. H. Macleod at her home,  "Punvegan". For the occasion,  Baby Macleod wore the same  robe in which her maternal  Grandfather was christened.  '  The Peninsula  ��� The following letter was. received recently addressed to  "Robbie'''' one of our Coast .News  correspondents, $nd we take the  liberty of publishing it:  Dear Robbie:.  Being a regular reader of the  Coast News, I thought I would  like to express my thoughts of  the Peninsula.  I' own property off the Logging Road, Wilson Creek. Have  been going there every summer  for the last eight years, and have  seen, the marvellous' 'developments that have taken place.  The--\road from" 'Gibsons to  Sechelt is as good as any in the  Province. (So different' from a  few months back:) \  I have had visitors from Vancouver, and they all expressed  delight re: roads and scenery.  We attended the. ball game at  Sechelt on Labour Day and were  delighted to see 'our own team'  win the trophy (Wilson Creek.)  by Madge Newman  FIRE   DEPARTMENT  Now that you have received  your letter anent the fire fighting equipment, you will be  eagerly awaiting the visit of the  canvasser to collect your contribution, and in this, some may  be disappointed owing to the  illness of two canvassers. But be;  not down-hearted. Simply place  that two-spot in a stamped envelope and mail to Mrs. R.  Cumming who is the secretary  of the Improvement Association.  You will then have a sense of  well-being in that you have contributed to a worthy cause, and  played your part in helping to  protect, perhaps save, your own  and   others'   homes.   Have   you  done that? All right. Now, start  saving    for    the    next   worthy  cause. We are all in this thing  'together and to progress we have  to  stick together and work together,    yea,    and    dig    down  together.  RED   CROSS  The next worthy cause in this  week's lecture is the Red Cross.  Did   you  know   that  the  local  branch has to make and deliver  100 babies' nighties this winter?  Also   knit  sweaters  for  4-year  olds and children's socks? Also  imake 12 quilts?  The   number   of   workers   in  this   branch   is   pitifully  small.  Their workroom is a warm and  comfortable cottage donated by  Mrs.   C.F.   Haslam  where  they  meet each Thursday at 2, where  they collect and deliver the work ,.. .year,  to take out, work on the quilts,  and end up at 4:30 with a cup  of tea.  The amount of work sent to  headquarters from here is quite  miraculous but it is tough going  ior the group and they urgently  need help. The nighties are cut  out and ready .to sew. Have you  a sewing machine? Will you take  some  home   and   stitch?   Could  you knit a small sweater in odd  moments   at   home,   wool   and  directions   supplied?  Anything you can or will do  will be of great service and  much appreciated. Just get. in  touch with Mrs. J. Ward, Works  Convenor, who has a phone.  TEACHERS ��� PTA MEET  For the fifth consecutive year,  parents and teachers of District  46 set off by chartered bus and  private car on the 3rd to meet  )at Madeira for conference. This  delightful annual affair provides  an opportunity for members of  the several PTA's to discuss  together problems; shared by all,  ���and to meet old friends and  make, new ones.  The teachers elect their officers and discuss their school  problems.  All met in one room in the  imorning, after receiving from  the local PTA a welcome, warm-  ' ing cup of coffee, to listen to a  talk by Mr. D. Pritchard, Vice-  Principal of Gladstone School,  which establishment comprises  some 2300 students and 92 teachers.  Subject of the talk was School  Curriculum, and Mr; Pritchard,  a member of the C.C. Revision  Committee, is well qualified to  discuss   this  matter.   Elsewhere}' v : ; -  in, this paper will be an account Opportunity is said to"knock: but once, so you don't want -  of the day's events, and the high- to (risk missing it. It may require ready cash that you do not.  lights of Mr,  Pritchard's   talk,  have, but even that needriot stop you..If you have a regular  rnd the questions arid answers income and are in a position^^fe^epay, you can obtain funds for  that followed!.    ".;,*'. ���"���"''.!". ..      any useful, purposeat tlie Bank of Montreal."   v -r:--  ihgTo MrnM_^?^f ^ ' ���'-A '.k M% Persphal^n is inexpensive and convenient  ers havTmfii 2? *' th��t teach- - The interest .rate is only six per cent, and the loan is repayable  ^uV^T''^^-������- fe cur: irr easy Instalments. And.: you pay^ interest only, on :wha|0 you  car^  cards muse,, Curriculum is.de-  oyei, B yQ^ it will cost you just 27 cents a month-a total  __      . ., cost of only $3.24. You can borrow more or less, for;shorter  My  visitorsxwere surprised at Gr longer periods, at proportionately the same cost.   :.'.-.  the    crowds 'attending,.. asking ...  where   they *all  came  from.  I $o next time you need money, don't hesitate to drop in and  then: put in a plug for Wilson talk over your problem with Mr. Tom; Larson, manager of the .  Creek and the Peninsula. Gibsons and Sechelt B of M,. You*u^iirid-him an interested  Fred A. Stride. listener and ready to help whenever possible.  Vancouver. .       _ _���'.���- ������   B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVEE 1, B.C.  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  Optical Service ?  HOME  NEW AGENTS  Suggest:  Use  "HOME" Products  For Good, Clean/Efficient  Service.  Lou & Jack Fox  Phones 30.M & 45 R Sechelt  IF OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS ��� DQN^T LET  A LACK OF READY CASH HOLD YOU BACK  A Lqw-Cost B of-M Loan Can  '���*.., * ;'    ' '      " 'l   :  Save the Day for You Planning Better Aviation for Central America  In Central America, like many other parts of Latin America, the  aircraft has become the only dependable transportation. The age' of  railroads and motor cars has been skipped over. Because of its essential character, Central American countries have asked for technical  advice through the United Nations. Here, officials in El Salvador  discuss plans for making the busy San Salvador airport a free, international field with Glen Gilbert, an expert adviser sent by the International Civil Aviation Organization, a U.N. Specialized Agency.  AROUND THE SCHOOL  On Monday last, .'House officers' were named, and House  colours chosen. Elections were  held also for Room Representatives in all. ten divisions, presidents, secretaries and Treasurer  for each.  TEEN TOWN  A meeting was held in thsf  library after -"school, on Monday,  a committee was named to find  sponsors.  GLEE CLUB  Mrs.   Vernon  drew  nineteen  member,   old, and   new.   They  practiced old songs1and planned  for. new ones. .  WORLD  SERIES  TheWorld   Series   have   been  piped to those who are interested  enough' to   stay  through   their  SALE  1953 Plymouth Sedan  Fully Equipped  -���   Less Than 4000  Guaranteed Miles.  Greatly Reduced price  CHUCK'S MOTORS  Phone   54-W. Sechelt  lunch hour too. Most of the  school are Dodger fans, but there  _re those of us (ahem!) who are  Yankies all the way.  DRAMA  CLUB  The Drama Club got underway with a hole in their future,'  but more of the stronger sex  is paged.  GIRL'S SPORTS  by  Ruth   Tyson  After much squawking the  girls have obtained three days  'use of the gym and two. of. the  field until inter-house competition begins.  The senior girls' future basketball team is practising up for  the try-out, and if you are at the  pEtidgeway any noon hour you  will see a group dashing madly  past, only to return in 10 to" 15  minute's time, exhausted and  crippled.  House Captains 'are responsible for getting teams out for  the inter-house games in the  gym. The results were the following: Junior Girls House C  and B :- 21.  Senior Girls1 House B and A -  21 - 16.  JUNIOR BOY'S SPORTS  by, George Slinn  The junior boys met in Mr.  Clark's  room  last Friday  with  THEY'RE HERE!  COCKTAIL DRESSES ��� One piece ��� or two  Ultra Fashion In Basic Black With  Half Stole or Cocktail Jacket  Two-Piece Suit-Dresses, New Skirts  By "POLSON'>  The Toggery  Phone 56  Sechelt  AN NOU NC! NG  New Garbage Collection  ervice  For ^  APPROVED SANIT1-*^  ���":. "���- FVir -; ^jEi&t^iiier^s' yGoiiveiiieiicei'.  May Be Purchased  Once in Two .Weeksf���- Businesses 3 Times Weekly.  Orders"MayBe Left at Knowles* Hardware  Or Phoned.  R.C Rhodes, Gibsons  Phone 67 W  a turnout of fifty for this term's  Junior Basketball team. Unfortunately, the junior boys will  not have any games with outside  teams this term..  The schedule will be made up  with a game or two with the  Senior girls, Junior girls if they  organize a team, and scrimmagei  games against each other. Last  ��� year the junior boys played a  total of six games and had the  complementary average of a six  game win.  In Physical Education the boys  have been introduced to touch  rugby. This sport has aroused  much interest: throughout ��� the  school and is drowning out the  soccer spirit. When this year's  new council comes into office,  there is talk of having this sport  included  in the  house leagues.  SCHOOL ORCHESTRA  Missing the services of their  last year's director, Elsie Kendall, the Elphintone School Orchestra met Wednesday to discuss plans for the coming  session. Eric Lindwall, former  first violinist, will come from  the Gibsons Branch of the Bank  of Montreal each Wednesday  noon to dirct the group.  Prospective ?musicians for the  coming year include accompanist  Karen Stockwell, Elphinstone's  "'Miss O Canada!", veterans  Coral Benn, Bruce Steinbrunner,  Norma Carl, Wayne Reimer and  . Darlene Laycock, and newcomers. David Chippendale, Wilson  Anderson, and Joanna Ritchey,  who is determined to become a  member even if it means learning to play a tuba.  SOCIAL NEWS  by  Karen Stockwell  The election for Student Council officers was held Friday September 26th, with a very good  percentage of voters turning out.  The results are as follows: President, Jack Cressweli, Vice-  President, Warren McKibbim,  Secretary, Karen Stockwell,  and Treasurer * Ruth -Tyson.  DON'T WE HAVE FUN?  by Annette Marleau  Due to the. illness of a trusty  campaign manager, I was called  upon, (at very :short notice,) to  prepare and deliver a speech on  behalf of a candidate for Presidency.  Up until the last moment beJ  fore the ordeal, I was very much  tempted to pull a disappearing  act, but in due time, I as campaign manager, was called upon  by name, no, the sick campaign!  manager's name was still listed,  end when I appeared on the  floor, many cheers on her behalf, found the rafters.  Sickened with stage^fright, I  plunged feet first, by holding my  speech bottom up.  In the contents of the description of my favorite" candidate,  which, were copied from rules  I was told to stand by, I used  none of the advertising that had  .been displayed on many eMss-  ���room. boards. Disgusting.  Tell them simply that she will  uphold the office she is-elected  into, with   complete poise,  sincerity,  and common  sense. So,  thinks I to myself, who is level- ...'.  headed enci gh to elect a level-  head into the council? No one? !  Exactly,  so   I   set  about;  cojn-  .  posing a  rhyming, two versed,   .-  descriptive speech, completed, it ..  looked like, no words like thai"  Thursday,  October  3,   1953    The  Coast News  3  am I permitted here.  I hope I never have to do anything like that again.  SPORTS VIEWS  by Bill Nicholls  This has been World Series  week a tElphinstone. The gym  has been rather vacant at noon,  hours with the class rooms crammed to capacity with avid fans  listening to the.classic.  INAUGURATION  The inuaguration was held at  an assembly Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Day, swore president  Jack Cressweli in to office. Mrs.  Rankin swore in vice president  Warren McKibbin. Mr. Goose-,  trey swore in secretary Karen?  Stockwell and Mr. Peers swore.  in Treasurer Ruth Tyson.  Mr.   Clark led the school in  the "School Pledge."  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  Notice of Intention to Sell.  Notice is hereby giyen of in-  ;fce:gtior- to sell- the' following  land: Lot 1, Dist. Lot 695, Plan  2746, Block 2, Dist. Lot 695,  Plan 2746. approximately 10  acres, some buildings. <*'  Bids to be submitted by Oct.  15, 1953 to  John  Coleridge  Agencies,  Agent for  Official Administrator.  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA ~~  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting- Problems  **?���'        Expertly Attended  INCOME TAX A SPECIALTY  Dockside   Service   to   Fishermen.  G.O.   FAHRNI  Gambier Harbour  APPLIANCES .        ���  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents for  RCA Victor Records  Columbia Records .  Frigidaire  Ranges and  Refrigerators  Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  P.O. Box 149 ��� Phone Gibsons 32  BLASTING  BLASTING  ROCKs 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  WW       ���P    ���i    .II...        -������:..,.__.- -  ��� !    ���,_ _ -,      I ,ri.,..^  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  FLORIST  For the  Finest  FUNERAL   FLOWERS  call  W.  Graham,  Gibsons,  60-  P.O. Box 28.  GIFT  STORE  Notions -��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B. 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  CYCLE REPAIR  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 6-S, - 104, - or 33  NURSERIES  SELMA   CYCLE  Member of Cycle Trades Assoc.  Bicycles: New & Reconditioned  "Lay Away" now for Xmas  jLafwn   Mowers  Sharpened,  Repairs to. all wheel goods  \ CITY  PRICES  SELMA FISHING RESORT  Phone 69 M  ELECTlilCAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  AppHances ���  Fixtures  ���  Badfoc  Member   Electrical  Heating  Asa'n.  "PRATT and LAMBEBT PAINTS"  FLORIST ~~ _~  ���1   II     i.    !������������������-.��� J���iii^   ���'    ��� ��� �����UMI ���     -��--i��-~--M-_l______-  Flowers for all occasions.  We are agents for. large  Vancouver florists.   v  Past service for weddings  _n_ funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  THOMSON'S NURSERIES  Ornamental  TREES AND SHRUBS  FRUIT TREES - ROSES  R.R, 1 Gibsons, on Sechelt  Highway  SECHELT CARTAGE  M.   HEMSTREET  Sawdust ��� Wood ��� Coal   .  We haul anything, anywhere,  - \ anytime   .  Phone Sechelt 97H       Sechelt, B.C  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy,  Guaranteed   Work  New and Used Radios  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers :������ Chesterfields  s;,��� Ranges, _AU Types  Beds^ Tables  ~  Choirs,  We Will Buy, Sell or Trad��  Have Your dil Burners  Serviced Now  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Fhone 30 S Sechelt  - The Coast News     Thursday,   October  8,  1953  Continued from page 1  .^escribed having tested for the  ..__a_Ubili1y of shots fired at the  2|S_2as:e where Haynes was found.  ���_r__ast. 'Aube, with Mrs. Hurd  >.��__ild corroborate the fact that  ;,__b��#s ��ould easily be heard from  _______ Hurds room.  One witness, LP. Skidmore,  _?fcaled that on -the evening of the  j_��_5_b. 4>�� September, he had seen  _____ JHaynes start from his home  ___ Slopkins Landing, stop the  ���oar, !turn and go back, and then  _s__race ithe route to Port Mellon.  3_c. Hugh Inglis of Gibsons,  '<����3_j iiad performed the autopsy,  ._s_3seribed the location of the  *s#sc_md, its nature, and the angle  <_e_ s_s travel, stating that for the  _j$_0_et to have travelled down-  t__srd at the angle it did, the gun  <_��J__d have been held in the  ;^e_Bons left hand.  _fo_ir Foreman J. Carlson's  ._2_��_ement was concerned with  Jka&ing seen Haynes before five  M_r"feJo��j- a.m. wearing a coat.  j|"jr.. Tobin described the act-  ,%&&& of Haynes on the night of  ,j_S_^tember ninth.. He  described  Ms& iact that Haynes had called  ._���� Ms room three times during  __2_? night,  between making his  ^mxads.  JEle answered the Coroner's  v^ssfistions as to recognition of  .___����� revolver as being exactly  .___nilar to one possessed by  Marynes, and kept by him both  ���tteiwle living in worker's quarters  ���.&& the mill and kept in his shop  ~a_l Ms home in Hopkins. It had  )____[ a barrel pitted in the same  <Qn being shown photographs  _ _he body, he recognized the  $___ti6n as that in which he had  Jfefcseen it. He had been present  ���wlfcen Cpl. Morrison uncovered  __t He   did 'not recall whether  ___syT.es had been wearing a coat  <��i_  his   rounds.   He   had   often  ���gca&e about in his shirt sleeves.  He had   not  looked  closely  at  '.Waynes,   iand   would   not   have  _��g$_3ced   whether   he   carried   a  -.revolver on him.  JMr. Tbbin asked about the  x&p.Qrt from the analyst confirm-  isig the fact that there was an  __a_xsual percent of carbon mon-  __ride ini the blood sample sent  ifcy  Dr.  Inglis for  examination,  .aascl stated that there were no  3_sa_hines or engines operating  ___. the plant at the time which  ��� _SE_s[_ci have produced the carbon  monoxide. He referred to a com-  j___rnt by Dr. Inglis in his report  tiifaai a very heavy smoker might  .' fiKSfiFe a certain small percent of  _arbor_ monoxide  in  his blood.  ! JC_\ Inglis offered to bring to  a����i_rt a text confirming this,  ��s_slcli he did.  IPJjoIqs and revolver passed to  Jfjsry members for their examina-  _ion.  Cpl. Morrison was then sworn  In, and made his report.  39e had been called by tele-  f^__D��e, and told that R.A. Haynes  3&2b& been found dead in the Pulp  iKrarehouse at the Deep Sea  Wharf at Port Mellon. He noticed the Coroner by phone, and  ^saent to Port Mellon. There, he  J_ound the body face down, on a  !&5g beam on the floor.  Be had photos taken by Frank  ^Woodhouse. These were shown  fio tlie  jury, showing  how  the  revolver was found in the left  hand. Then two large "C" clamps  were shown. These also were  found under the body. They had  not been identified as tools belonging to any of the Port Mellon equipment. They were  handed to the jury for examination. Foreman George Hill, after  examining the clamps, stated  that they bore marks of having  been used on a welding job, as  indicated by the 'spatters' on  them.  No explantion has been found  for their presence, nor for any  possible purpose to which it  might have been intended they  be put.  Articles taken from the, victim's pockets were introduced,  comprising a flashlight, a Legion  card, Insurance card, a game  warden's card (which, Cpl. Morrison stated, Haynes was not  entitled to carry), army identification card, meal tickets, etc.  A wrist watch, lighter and comb  were part of the pocket contents,  . as were pens, and car keys, since  returned tp Mrs. Haynes.  Ten rounds of .22 ammuniton  ���were also in one of the pockets.  These later caused some questions from the jury.  Cpl. Morrison went on to describe the car owned by* Mr.  Haynes, and the fact that on the  iseat of the car he had found a  ring of keys since shown to pertain to the Haynes home, and  Hayne's coat.  The baggage compartment lock  had been sprung or broken, and  a section of rubber hose had  been found there.  The kahki shirt and T-shirt  worn by Haynes were also introduced, to show that there was  no bullet hole in the outer shirt  to correspond with that in the  T-shirt under it.  Tests from the R.C.M.P^ Laboratory did not show residue  from the smokeless powder used  in the .22; rim-fire cartridges  similar to those in. the revolver.  The bullet from the body was  shown by tests to have the same  rifling as those fired from the  barrel found under the body.  Cpl. Morrison went on to explain how all angles had been  investigated, those of possible  accident, as well as those of possible foul play. There were no  signs of either struggle or chase,  as might have been thee ase had  Haynes interrupted any per|:>n  bent on mischief in the plant.  The amount of carbon monoxide in the blood, five percent  was quite sufficient to affect  the mind, to make one appear  'stupid'. He was ,able to offer no  explanation for the presence of  the 'C clamps.  The jury and some of the previous witnesses asked questions  relative to possibility of accident, and of possibility of some  one in the upper beams of the  room having fired the /shots. The  questions were all 'answered,  showing negative probability.  Dr. McColl then summed up  the evidence, showing the unusual behaviour of Haynes in  leaving for work, returning and  starting out again, in his three  visits to Mr. Tobin in his room,  ���the condition of the car and the  hose, suggesting that he might  have endeavoured to inihale carbon monoxide from the exhaust,  dry  Matron Mrs. Hartley advises  that the patient-days in Hospital  are on the increase again, slowly,  but steadily, making the position  of the Hospital better, financially.  Dr. Richard Hitchen, about  whom more elsewhere, is in residence with his wife. They  brought their sailboat up from  Vancouver*on Saturday, arriving  just before noon. A long line of  patients .was awaiting the Doctor  on his arrival.  Two new; nurses are introduced  ���Miss Sorenson, from Denmark,  who has spent the past year in  Truck Overturned  At Selma  ACCIDENT CAUSED  BY "CUTTING IN"  Mr. "WV Swain, C. &. S. Sales,  .Sechelt, reported a freak accident  to the firm's truck. He and. Mr.  and Mrs. D. Currie, were returning from the bowling alley Friday evening, when a passenger  car overtook them just near the  residence of Frank Wheeler,  Selma Park. As the car cut in  front of them it hooked the rear  bumper onto the front bumper  of the truck. The force of the  impact   overturned   the  truck.  Fortunately, occupants of the  truck and the car were unhurt,-  and there was very little damage  done to the vehicles. Mrs. Currie  did ruin a perfectly new pair of  stockings.  "v  ithe leaving of Ahe time \ clock  outside, some distancefrom the  job. He described the possible  pain from his back injury, possible worry about future treatments and the long wait before  results could be known, worry  febout dismissal, etc. and again  mentioned the fact that the man  was having to use a sedative  about three times daily.  The facts of the body being  found showing no disturbance  to clothing or even ruffled hair.  Previous laxity in guarding mill  property was brought out to  show the unlikelyhood of this  being the occasion of extreme  protective action such _s chasing  a marauder. The revolver, the  Coroner went on, was known to  have belonged to Haynes.  He then directed the jury to  find how, rwhen and where Raymond Arthur Howard Haynes  had come to his death, whether  suicide, accident or foul play.  The jury retired. They returned in about fifteen minutes, aiM  the foreman read the verdict of  "death from gunshot wounds  iself inflicted while under mental  strain due to ill health.''  Vancouver hospitals, and Miss T.  E. Rasilainen, from Finland,  whose introduction to Canada  was an eight-months tour of duty  in Toronto.'  Bishop Gower visited last week  and inspected the Hospital in  company  with   Canon  A.   Greene  of the Columbia Coast Missions.  He was favorably.: impressed, and  had enjoyed ris trip on the John.  Antle..  . The Bishop was on a regular  tour of his parishes in the Westminster diocese.  When In Gibsons, Call At  mii  ��i  For: Ladies' Lingerie and Hosiery,  "Snuggledown" Pyjamas-arid Gowns,  A good selection of Fine Blouses,  Gloves, Kerchiefs, Hats and Accessories.  IRffl'S DREfe & STYLE SHOPPI  Phone 35 GIBSONS Bal's Block  MIMAS: SPECIALTY SHOPPE  Opening At  Garden  Bay  ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9th ��  Second Wednesday, Commencing October 21st  With Ladies' and Childrens' Wear  Will Also Handle As Agent  FOOTWEAR for MacLEAN'S SHOES  Orders will be taken and repairs may be left.  MacLEAN'S Will Be At NINA'S Every  Second Wednesday,  Commen cing October.,, 21sat  NINA'S Garden Bay       ���       MacLE AN'S  AT  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd.  Gibsons 53  "WE CARRY THE STOCK"  AND DON'T FORGET  THERE   IS   A  P A I N T   F OR   EVERY   P U f| P O 5 -  S  Thanksgiving Holiday  We Will Be Closed  Monday, Tuesday,  Oct.        12th     : 13 th  Wednesday  To Avoid Disappointment Order Your  HOLIDAY  BAKING EARLY  Open Thursday, October 15th  m  S  Home Of Quality Baking  Phone 117  ATTENTION, BOWLERS  SccHcft  Bowling Alley  Will Be Open  For "OPEN BOWLING"  Commencing Monday, Oct. 12  As  follows:   afternoons   and.  evenings:  Mondays:  2:30 (to 5:00  6:00 to 7:00; 9:30 !tb 11:00'  Tuesdays: 4:00 to /7:00 p:m.  Wed. 2:30 to 5:00; 6:00 to 7;  9:00 to 11:00    .  Thurs. 2:30 to 5:00; 6 to 9 ,  Fridays:   4:4)0 to 7:00 jl^K  Saturday: 2 ;30 to 11:6o p.m.  For Yoiir Bowling Party ;  Reservations, PHone  Sechelt  Bowling Alleys,  j ���  . ��� ���";;.'.,; 92 r   ,;  Continuous Service at the  Coffee Counter i  The. W.A. to St. Mary's Hospital is a busy group getting  prepared for the bazaar to be  held on October 24th. There will  be all kinds of sewing, novelties,  home cooking, toys and dressed  dolls, and a new endeavour, that  of a stall for the sale of magazine subscription^.  The bazaar will be held in the  Community Hail at Madeira  ^ark, commencing at 2:30 p.m.  ROCKY AND GRACE GREY  PROUD GRANDPARENTS  Word has been received from  Mrs. Grey of the birth of a. baby  daughter, "Allana Mae Grace,''  to Mr. and Mrs. Reg. Clemens,  on September 26th, at the Vancouver General Hospital. Parents  and daughter all thriving.  fS  Thursday, October 8,  1953    The Coast News  Sin& Song At Pender  The Clubhouse at Garden Bay  is the gathering point for all  those who like to sing. Under the  leadership of Mrs. Fred Clarke,  everyone who enjoys hearing  singing, and joining in it, is welcome to join the group. -  At present, Sunday afternoons,  have been chosen, starting at 2  p.m., as a convenient .time for  everyone.  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  In Magistrate Johnston's Court  this week there was little of  moment.  Raymond Richard Benoit of  Port Mellon paid a fine of fifteen dollars and costs for exceeding the speed limit at Davis  ���'-Bay.   .  Leonard Maynard Duboir was  fined two dollars and costs for  illegal parking on the Highway  at Selma Park.  Albert Koponyas, of Wilson  Creek was fined twenty dollars  and costs _or driving at exces-.  sive speed just outside Gibsons.  In the same area, William T.  Muir was also driving beyond  the speed limit, and on being  found guilty was fined twenty  dollars and costs.  For supplying liquor to a minor, Joseph Benedict Beaher was  given a suspended sentence of  six months and posted a bond of  three.hundred dollars.  .tan Fallows Wins  The Sechelt Peninsula Rod  and Gun Club members Cohoe  Derby was won by Mr. Stan Fallows, Roberts Creek, with a  Northern Cohoe weighing 13 lbs.  1�� ozs., caught off Trail Islands.  Cards notifying members of  the next regular meeting are being mailed. Mr. Dave Wilson,  Sechelt,^ is acting as temporary  secretary-treasurer in the absence  of Mr. Harry Ladd, who has been  yiny hospital. ."."....-  ~C-'''-wP^.\-M/w^^-i-^ :A-%U^&iv;.,iyj.r'/.:.- &  ������v-'- \Uii'f' -������tl��  Legals  Notice of Intention to Sell.  Notice is hereby given of in-  teafltiorti to sell the (following  land: Lot 1, Dist. Lot 695, Plan  2746, Block 2; Dist. Lot 695,  Plan 2746. approximately 10  acres, some buildings.  "Property of the Estate of the  late Andrew S. Boyle."  Bids to be submitted,by Oct.  15,  1953 to  John   Coleridge  Agencies,  Agent for  Official Administrator.  ANGLICAN CHURCH  October 12th 1953  19th   Sunday  after   Trinity  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons'  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Evenfeong  St.  Hilda's   Church  ���  Sechelt  11.00 a.m. Sunday School   ���  1:4.5  p.m.   Evensong  St.  Aidan's   Church  Roberts Creek  il:00 a.m; Holy Communion  3:30 pm. Evensong  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  ISt. Mary - Gibsons - 11:00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9:00 a.m.  -UNITED CHURCH  Sunday School  Gibsons -��� 9:45 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   lf":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.  For   Best  Results  Use The Coast News Classified  Sechelt 96     ���     PA. 3833  RW   T14A>--I_I_--  Chartered Accountant  Gibsons & Sechelt on Sat.  c/o Capt. A Johnston  .   Box  428  Sechelt  207 W. Hastings. Van.  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9:45 a.m/ Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30 p.m.  Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  Wilson Greek  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  tiSJ^S^JBgiSBS&SWiS  Bethel Church, Sechelt, will  hold a Thanksgiving Service on  Sunday, Oct. 11, 1953, at the  regular hour. There will be a  special speaker, Mr. C. R. McMillan, who is a son-in-law of  Mr.  Wm.   Elliott.     <;.  St. Hilda's Anglican Church,  Sechelt, will hold Thanksgiving  Sunday, Oct. 18, 1953, at the  regular service hour. On the following Monday, Oct. 19, 1953, the  ladies of that parish are serving  a Thanksgiving Dinner to the  parishioners and their families.  Date Pad  Oct. 8 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall WA United Church  birthday party, movies refreshments, everybody welcome,  birthday collection.  Oct. 10 ��� PTA Dance at  Roberts Creek.  Oct. 10 ��� Gibsons School Hall  Thanksgiving dance,- proceeds  May Day activities.  " Oct. 10 ��� Wilson Creek Community Hall, 8 p._n. Social and  dance, games, from 8 p.m. on,  proceeds VON.  Oct. ��� every day you will feel  happier if your home is fully  insured, we sell insurance.  Oct. 13 ��� Gibsons, executive  meeting VON, 8 p.m. Mrs.  Haleys.  Oct. 14 ��� Gibsons, at Mrs.  McNabb's, 2 p.m. WI Whist,  drive everyone welcome.  Oct. 15 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall. St. Marys Altar  Society rummage sale and home  cooking.  Oct. 24 ��� Madeira Park Community Hall, St. Mary's Hospital  Bazaar, 2:30 p.m.  Oct. 27 ��� Gibsons Garden  Club, United Church Hall, meeting parlor snow Chrysantheums.  Nov. 6 ��� Gibsons St. Bartholomews WA. fall bazaar.  Nov. 12 ��� Roberts Creek -  Order Eastern Star fall bazaar  Masonic Hall 2:30 to 5.  Nov. 16 ��� Selma Park Community Hall, 2 p.m. tea and bazaar.  Nov. 20 ��� Roberts Creek, St.  Aidans fall bazaar, 2 to 5  Every month ��� Mothers auxilliary to CUBS meets every 2nd  and 4 Wednesday, contact Amy  Blain, Hopkins 128J.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  FARM, 6 acres, main Sechelt  highway. 20 fruit trees, short  distance from lovely beach,  water, lights, phone. 3 pc. bathroom, 3 bedrooms, an ideal  site for a motel or small auto  court and store. 8 miles from  ( Gibsons. Full price only $6300  on terms.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  &Sr*  It Is not too early to choosl  the Greeting Card you will  to yoiir Friends and Ass  nk ��� :  ���M--  rite  or  Call  THE COAST  HEWS,  Gibs<|s  yWE^VE AN EXCELLENT SELECTION A^AiLA BLE.      ;J  The Coast News Classified  "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 5:00 p. m. Tuesdays for current issue.  Write, or Phone Gibsons 45 W.  FOR SALE  FOR   SALE  Summer Special, Fir - $10.00  Cord. Alder - $9.00.  E. McCartney. Phone 67 H. tfn  Hens, $1.00 each, W.H. Palmer  Gibsons  67  R. x40  Large cleared lot on Porpoise  Bay Road, at Mill Road junction.  Apply Chuck's Motors, Sechelt.  tfn  Brand New Duo-Therm heater  $69.50. Westinghouse washer,  brand new, $129.50. Sechelt  Building  Supplies.  14 ft. Clinker built boat, 4V_  h.p.. Wisconsin (as new). Also  new Tent, 8x9x6x2; 8 oz, $25.00  T.  Farewell,  Wilson  Creek.  $20.00, Oil Heater with draft  regulator and stove pipes.  $15.00, Student Violin, three  quarter size violin with case.  Mrs.  R. Ritchey, phone 107 M.  40  16ft. Clinker built boat with  inboard motor, one and a half  h.p. Briggs and Stratton. $100.00  good condition. End of season  bargain, apply Gibsons Bakery.  tfn.  FOR RENT  Ridgeway Auto Court on Sechelt  highway.   Winter   rentals  now   in   effect.   Phone   Gibsons  8  L. tfn  Cozy beach cottages, close to  stores, Ferry. Reasonable rents.  For inspection, keys at Wynkeni  Blynken or Nod. For information phone Whytecliff 3201 or  write Mrs. John Inglis, Horseshoe Bay, B.C.  5 roomed house with bath,  light, phone, half block from  school. Unfurnished. Phone Gibsons 74 H  One cottage 3 rooms, water,  toilet,   and   electricity.  One 4 roomed cottage, water,  toilet, shower, electr.icty. Apply  Mrs. E. Nygren, Phone~ 86 W.  On beach near Co-Op Store,  3 room unfurnished suite with  Frigidaire. Apply G. Thorburn,  Gibsons. ��� 41  Housekeeping suite furnished  or unfurnished. Two bedrooms,  toilet; reasonable. "Sunnyside''  opposite Grantham's Wharf.  43  HELP WANTED  Urgent  Capable housekeeper, apply to  A.S. Trueman, Box 168, Gibsons'.  Phone  105.  LOST  Brown Wallet at Gibsons, con-  tains documents, my name although cancelled,, wish yto re-"  cover for sentimental reasons.  Reward. A. Rutledge, Roberts  Creek, B.C.  Between Pender and Gibsons,  oi.e tire, tube, wheel, Model "A"  Ford. Contact J. Schutz, Shell  Oil, or N. Wiren, Gibsons.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  Good Wood and Sawdust, Old  growth Fir and Millwood, Dry  Fir Sawdust, Joe Rushton,  Phone 91 R Gibsons. tfn  Rough  and  Planed Lumber  Phone  Halfmoon   Bay   ?Z  K0LTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay-  Acreage or lots fronting main  highway near Squamiah. Electricity, store, school bus. Ideal  for small holding or will subdivide to suit. Enquiries to P-O.  Box 262, Nanaimo, B.C. 40                                        i   ���  Silent Glow oil heater, or  trade for wood burner heater,  $40.00. Eureka vacuum cleaner  with attachments, $45.00. Lawn  mower $6.00. Fifteen budgies, 3  breeding cages and nest boxes,  cheap. Mr. Grattan, apply Gibson Building Supply.  Chickens for canning, six or  imore, 35c lb. dressed. F. G.  Wyngaert, Gibsons. 42  Turkeys, fresh from farm.  June's  Turkey  Farm,   Wilson  Creek. Phone 5 W. 50  We have a fresh stock of English and Chinese Fireworks, for  Halloween.  Girls Pleated Jumpers, little1  Girls Corduroy Jumpers and  Dresses1. Sweaters, Stockings,  Sock��. Nylon wool plaid Jackets  All Nylon Jackets fur trimmed.  Ladies' Nylon blouses in new  colours and styles.  Sam Fladager, Gibsons 5 and 10  Astral Frig, bed chesterfield  and chair, radio, beatty vacuum  cleaner and other household  items. Enquire Granthams Store.  Sorry! No "Cockles and Mussels", but do have some fine  Greeting   Cards.  Inexpensive Boxes, personal  'and business cards for early delivery. D. Erickson, Wilson Creek  Phone 21 x evenings, thank you.  Sawdust Range in good condition, $22.00. Phone 36 R. O.  Tomm.  Fairbanks-Morse Oil heater,  medium size, good condition.  Half price. Also Oil pump, easy  operation.  Box  14 Coast News.  1 Chesterfield and chair, good  condition. Dan McLeod, Bay  area,   Gibsons.  ROOM & BOARD~"  Room and Board for two on  main road. Prefer working men.  Box 8 Coast News, Gibsons.  WANTED  A kind home for gentle well  trained male farm dog. Loving  care important. Apply Mrs. V.L.  Richmond, North Road above  Hopkins or write Gibs.ons P.O.  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. x>  The Coast News        Thursday,   October  8,   1953  echelt  . By ARIES  ."Mrs. Stan Parker is back in  .Sechelt after a tour of the Cari-  . Jboo, -she also travelled through  Montana  and Idaho, then back  through    the    Okanagan.    Mrs.  iB&rker says the roads were good  jand she 'toad a wonderful time.  Mr. and Mrs. F. Dyer of Victoria are visiting Sechelt and are  rgroests   of   Mr.   and   Mrs.   E.E.  ]_��_dm'an. .  Mr. Lawrence Crucil; of Crucil  JLogging,   flew   down   to   New  m&fis.  to see the World Series.  Mr.  Crucil is  quite  a  baseball  .Jan and plays a good game of  .isa.ll himself.. . ;  j&Irs. Gretchen Bain is visiting  S_er sister and brother in law  Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Cooke, also  her son and daughter in law Mr.  .and. Mrs. Bob Minor and grand-  ,-s_h__d who are new arrivals in  ..^Sechelt.  Mr. W. Black, a former mana-  -gea* of the  Grocery department  .in. the   Union    Store   here,   is  .spending a few days ini Sechelt.  Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Ellsi were,  recent Sechelt visitors, guests* of  Mr.  and Mrs. Jim Parker., Mr.  _SOsi was at one time Principal  of the Sechelt elemjentary school;  -when it was classed as a superior  .3d3Dol,   before  the  high  school  j~&_.dents were taken to Gibsons.  Mr. L.F. Scott ^entertained the  feecutive    committee    of    St.  Hilda's   Guild  to   tea   recently.  Those  present were   Mrs.   L.F.  ^ott,    Mrs.    W.B;    Billingsley,  3H__. WV Uttley, Mrs, F. Turner,  "Mrs.   Jessie' Lucken,  Mrs.   E.E.  Sedman and Mrs. A. French.  Evidently the Harvest supper  as planned by the PTA has been  Cancelled, the reason given is  that there is another one planned  for the same week by St. Hilda's  church.  Happy birthday to Chris  Smith, little son of Mr. and Mrs.  Smith of the Village* bakery.  Chris had several little friends  in to enjoy -the party. Nice to  have a daddy who can make  such wonderful cakes.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Buss have  returned to their home at Egmont. They hope to soon come  to Sechelt to live permanently,  when they can find a suitable  place.  So pleased.to gee Harry Winn  received the Good Citizen  Award. Real old timer's the  Winn's, and it was a wise choice..  Selma   News      OeCOiltrG  Secret Cove  Mr. and Mrs. Osguard of  Seattle, Wash., stopped in for a  visit with McNaughton's and  Ramay's and helped to celebrate  ]^_r. and Mrs. J. McNaughton's  46th anniversary.  Mr. R. Sinclair, Mr. O Hanson  and Mr. E. Lang have all returned to their homes at Secret Cove;  ifrom  northern   fishing  waters.  They all had a successful season.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Hendrickson  and Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Hendiek-  son and baby Shirley all of Vancouver were spending a few  days holidaying at the home of  Mrs. Willison.  Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kirkland  of Seattle Wash., are visiting  with J. Brynilson.  Mr. and Mrs. J, Craig of Vartt-  couver came up to spend a few  days at their summer home at  Secret Cove.  AT TASELLA SHOiPPE, WE HAVE  Sweaters ��� Shirts ��� Jackets, for Men  Winter Underwear for Boys,  Raincoats In Navy, Grey and Fawn,  For Girls and Ladies.  SEE OUR SPECIALS IN DRESSES!  Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  Union  GENERAL  STORE  SECHELT. B. C.  THIS STORE IS CLOSED ON  MONDAYS UNTIL FUftTHER NOTICE  DEC. 21st & 28th EXCEPTED  MEATS: Friday arid Saturday only  Lean Mined Steak, choice "A"  lb 64^  Blade Pot Roast, choice "A" ................ It) 47^  Lean Boneless Stttew Beef "A"   lb 4_��<��  GROCERIES:       Saturday Only  ���NABOB" Pork and Beans, two 15 oz. tins __3#  CLOVERLEAF"    Sockeye Salmon- halves .... 3��^  "SPORK" Round tins, each  r;   33��  **  ��,  0ARDWARE:  C.I.L. AMMUNITION  Shotgun: Maxim; Imperial: Canuck1:..��v $4.50  -22: Whiz-Bang1 or Super Clean:  Short - .55, Long - .75, Long rifle - .8&~  Itifle Ammunition - Dominion -         $4.45 to $5,250  Ctele'man Camp stove; 2 hHiraer; gak %%&'&&  *'WATSONS" Work Gloves, pr.  $3.50  "wJrk socks: light; Medium, Heavy, from 80c  Bush Coats: $i0.9-��}ito $13.95  by "Brevittee"  Selma Park Community Club  held the first of its fortnightly  whist drives and social evenings  on October 3rd, and the next  one will be on Saturday evening  October 17th.  Winners for high score in the  whist drive were, Mrs. H. Steed,  and Mr. J. Dilworth. Consolation  prizes were won by Mrs. J. Hes-  kins, and M. H. Steed. Refreshments were served by Mrs. H.  Colson and Mrs. H.: Liste. ,The  (members are busy preparing for  the Club bazaar, and residents  are asked to watch for announcement of date.  Mr. and Mr. F. Holland are;  moving to a cottage on the Fill,  which will mean that Mrs. Holland will be near her sister, Mrs.  Mulligan. Mr. and Mrs. R. Fredericks are leaving to live in Vancouver.  During one of . the gales of  last week, three large branches  of a maple tree snapped off and  damaged the wood' shed and  ruined the tomato plants on the .  property of Mr. and Mrs. O.L;  Geer.  Mr. H.A~ Innes was thrilled  to have his letter drawn in the  Casino jackpot, but unfortunately he had not guessed the  correct answer, but he feels it  is getting closer to him.  Murdoch Gets Moose  After a trip which included  pohiits'in the interior of B.C.,  and Calgary Alberta, Mr. and  Mrs. -Royal Murdoch of Pender  Harbour have returned, itheir  car bumper festooned with the  antlers of a moose.  According to Roy, it wasn't  a big one, but surely was a good  one.  They found good weather  during their stay in Calgary,  and harvest activities booming.  Funds Need sd  For Parish Hall  Work oil) the enlarged Parish  Hall of St. Hilda's Anglican  Church, Sechelt, is progressing  well. More financial support is  sneeded to buy materials for the  project, also for heating equipment, and letters have been  mailed to all parishioners and  friends asking for donations.  When the hall is completed, it  will be available for the use of  mjeetings, other than church  meetings, provided they will not  interfere with church affairs.  Bowling League News  Star bowler_ for the week of  September 26th, were: 5 Pin  Stars; Gibsons Mixed; R. Gray,  276, J. Drummond, 261. Commercial; D. Caldwell, 257, Bob  Kent 260jBall and Chain; Bert  Sim 330, Tom Ritchey, 257 (2),^  Eve- Moscrip,; 270, Orv Moscrip;-  263.  10 Pin Stars: Timbers; E. Connor, 205. Hit and Miss; S Mc-  Kenzie, 200. .  Port Melloni '* bowlers, who  postponed ^regular league play  for a wejek, due to road conditions, started regular play on  ';���: Wednesday!^ ���|ept 30th.  Sechelt^  ��� bowlers w^icorne^ these enthusiasts  from^^ort ' Mellon,   iand  ���;;��� hope   they *-w_.''';.__1   be   Star  \ Bowlers.  J. Gibboris,vChack-Mqto^, w$&  ' She only Ha^-.who^:��^lked. up  h star for a score Of 201, in the  10 Pin BcAvling League, week  ending Octdber..2nd.  In the 5 Pin^^ Bowling Leagues,  Andy Leslie; Commercial, won  ���a star for a score'of 264;' and|  George Flay, Ball and Ch^in, a  5#ar for a score of 269.  'rice  The Minister of Agriculture  'announced that, effective Oct.  1st, controls regarding the sale  of milk above the producer level  would be abolished. The new  orders passed by the Milk Board  provide for a fixed price to the  producer on a butter-fat basis.'  The'price to the producer under  the new orders is the same as  "that presently in effect.  In "announcing the .decontrol,  the Minister stated that the Matter of milk controls has been  under careful study by the Milk  Board and by the Government  for over a year.- The very disconcerting factors present in the  milk industry under the overall control1 policy presently in  existence, were primarily the  facts- that while production was  continually on the increase, especially over the past two years,  consumption of milk on a per  capita basis was still on a downward trend. '  From a standpoint of public  health and well being and from,  ^ standpoint of net returns to  the producer this was definitely  not a satisfactory solution. With  the elimination of all. controls  '.above the producer level, it is  felt that open competition -will,  not only improve the quality of  the milk offered to the public  but will contribute to more ec  onomical distribution. This in  turn should increase the overall  consumption of fluid milk with  ���great benefit to the public from  the standpoint of health and  very definite^ benefit to the producer from the standpoint of  broadening the market.  gfroMs _ uuiaes  A well attended meeting at the  home of Mrs. G. Powell, Sechelt,  showed the lively interest there  is in the Girl Guide Association.  It "was found there are enough  girls to form two Brownie Packs  and a Girl Guide Company- in  the Sechelt .district.  Mrs: Archie Williams, Brown  Owl, was pleased that five ladies  have volunteered to assist with  the training. They are Mrs. Ross  Laycock, Mrs. Tom Walker, Mrs.  Jack Morrison, all of Sechelt,  and Mrs. Eilis Prendergast of  Selma'Park.  There is need for one more  leader to help carry out a full  program of training, and it is  hoped someone will come forward. It is not necessary that  this person have Guidihg experience.  Monday afternoons, after  school, have been set as the*  meeting time. Temporarily, the  annex at Sechelt'School is to be  used, until such time the St.  Hilda's Church Hall is completed. The men of the parish  are working every Monday to  complete the hall.  Card of Thanks  Just to say a sincere "Thank You" to jthe Board  pf Trade, my friends who made the Good Citizen- award  possible for me, the committee and all dthers.  This was expressed when the award was given  but later felt some may not have been present. Also  [to Mrs. Wortman of th Coast News and Mr. Gordon  Ballentine for the publicity given in the paper; as well  as all friends who have written so kindly.  ._ Harry B. Winn.  Utility Grade Shiplap ��� $25.00 M  No. 3.Shiplap ��� $62.00 M: 2x4; 2x6; 2x8: $70.00 M  Excellent stock of Moulding and Finished Lumber  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���-  \ ���  New & Used Equi  At  FOR HVtCK  SALES  USE THE COAST _*EW8  CLASSIFIED  '/V  nderson  Roberts Creels^ J&C. Thursday,   October 8,   1953     The Coast News  7  eanm^s  by Gypsy Towers  The most cheerful news of the  week is the steady improvement  of Jimmy Beaton. He is now off  they critical list and with rest  and care will pull thru although  istill confined to hospital for  several weeks' yet. Mrs. Harry  Wood, accompanied by her son  Ernest, bas now flown back to  Portland, Oregon, from whence  she was summoned due to her  SHELL SERVICE  Plron�� 48  C  Sechelt  father's critical condition. Mrs.  Beaton and son Kenneth made  "a brief visit to Gower,  Mrs.   Syd  Porteous has  now  returned   to   the   City   looking  much refreshed from her vaca-i  tio__ with her daughter Jean and *  feon-in-law Jules Mainil. "v  Mrs. Morris of the Pratt Road  trying hard to look well and be  her cheerful self after a long  bout with a bronchial chest condition.  Miss Phyllis Hoare. week-ending with her dad at their  summer cottage in the Bay.  The Harry Thorn's of Sylvan-  sea reporting no luck with their  fishing, and tucking their boat  up-for the winter in their new  "boat hbusle. Mrs. Thorn feeling  better after'her session with the  ear specialist.  Notice the survey sticks for  the black topping of the Gower  KOLTERMAN  SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  Have Your FALL PERMANENT  , Expertly done at  Ivyette s  Phone Gibsons 92 R  Beauty  Salon  For Appointments  Drilling &. Blasting  WELLS, BASEMENTS, ROADS.  BOCK OR HARDPAN, STUMPS  MODERN EQUIPMENT.  H. D. Merrell  Phone 13 L Wilson Creek  *  . Local Sales And Service Dealer  CHUCK'S MOTORS & WELDING  Phone 54 W  Sechelt  and Pratt roads���hope there is  a little tar left over to sprinkle:  on the rest of the Gowier Road  and the Beach Esplanade���there?  I go dreaming again!  All else seems quiet on the  waterfront��� everyone reporting!  fit and enjoying the brief spasms  of sunshine despite the storms  raging out at sea. thankful to be  out of the path of hurricanes,  earthquakes and hail storms.  bsoos Weather  by R.C. Kennett.  The metiorological records for  the month of September 1953  are as follows for the Gibson'st  area together with . comparitive.  figures for September 1952.  Total rainfall for September  in 1953 was 2.39 inches, and in  1952 was 1.14 inches. Days with  Rain was 11 in. '53 against 10  in', 52. Heaviest 24 hour rainfall  was] .63 inches, against .45  inches.  . There was one thunderstorm  in '53 and none in '52. Two gales  in '53 and none in '52.  The first half of September  was generally sunny and fair.  The later portion of the month  saw deteriorating weather conditions. Rain was recorded every  day from September 25th on.  Undoubtedly, the highlight of  the .month was the high winds^  and driving "rain on September  27th and 29th causing much  concern to - transportation and  utilities throughout the area.  The question arises in most  our minds at this time of year5  as to the severity of the winter  before oils. September rainfall  was near average, so we might  Hook forward to normal winter  conditions, i.e., rain and comparatively mild temperatures;  Hpwever the occurrence of  two gales in September is above  normal, leading us to surmise  the possibilities of continued  blasts.  October   has   produced   dull  conditions and rain thus far, irv  addition   to   fresh   breezes   and  fairly   mild   temperatures.   Unfortunately, weather forecasting  has not reached the stage whereby conditions cam be forecast for  {months to  come.  The  limit  of  accuracy to a high degree is five  days, leaving us the. next five  months to enjoy many a friendly  conversations about "weather/'  FORMER   SELMA    .    '  RESIDENT   DIES  Mr. Eric Nixon, formerly a  resident of Selma Park, has  passed away ini the Burnaby  General Hospital on Friday,  October 2nd, irihis sixtieth year.  Mr. Nixon was unmarried, and  had no near relatives in the area.  II BRITISH COLOMBIA JBRIOR & SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS   ���  mm rm im pulp & paper industry  FO*  mi IXFOSMMTBOSf $WD  COUPON  70S>AY!  ���  r  | C*n��ditn Pulpr�� Paper. A��c��i��tfc^ (WefterB Jranch)                 j  I 805 Dominion BWg.y \^ws^iiy��r 3/ B.C.                                     !  1 Please send me full information fibout the contest and prizes,   j  'I *   ��� -^ ���    ;.                ������������������ .":.������'; v.   _' 7                             ���               '��� J.  ��� ..'���'������"                                                i  I   N^me  __���__���. __���_���_ ; : ��� _ . I  I  |   Address.  i  '������    '  ���-���: :������ ': .���������-.������-..   ��� ��� .1  i        ^^\Ww^yyyy^y_^. ; .___-_ ���:��_-_____'__'_���-___' j  Contest Closes Midnight, November 30th, 1953  ���  Kj'SJ.S.'C-'*'''''  iiiii'iiiii t��i, iiiimiiniiwii-.i  eekly Column  By TONY GARGRAVE, MLA.  A MESSAGE  When .the house opened last  Wednesday afternoon Speaker  Irwin rose in his place, held his  three corner black hat in his  hand and reverantly told the  House, in his Scotch burr that  he had "a message from his Honr  our   the   Lieutenant-Governor."  Those with a - knowledge of  parlimentary procedure smiled  because we knew the Speaker  was trying to say the government was about to introduce its.  Liquor Bill. All bills concerning  the expenditure of public funds'  or important government policy  are brought in on "message.''  The press, opposition, and the  people of the province have been  waiting for a long time to see  this legislation.  So far the Bill has only been  given its first reading. Two more  readings and the committee  etage of the Bill lay ahead. It  will probably become law ini substantially the same form that it  was introduced by the government.  How will this Bill (No. 29 on  the order paper) affect the drinking habits of people in this district? At present, not much.  Bill No. 29, "An Act to prov-  �� ide for Government Control and  Sale of Alchoholic Liqours",  will, allow us ti drink malt beverages or wine with our meals.  It's quite apparent that the new  Liquor Control Board will only  be giving these privileges to the  (elaborate type of restaurant.  Drinking rum sodas at the corner drug store is out. However,  you ^ill be able to serve drinks  at- your next bowling banquet if  it is a "special" occasion. -  EATING, DRINKING ANu  LOUNGING  Next on the list is the Dining  Lounge licence. This means that  night clubs and cabarets will be  able to serve drinks as well as  meals. When you visit a Vancouver night club for an evening  of dancing you will be able to  eat,; drink and lounge, instead of  merely eating and lounging as  we did in the pre-Steven age.  The third type of licence will  establish for  the first  time   in  B;C., public cocktail bars. It. is  called   a   Lounge   licence,    the  typical veterans' club or masonic  lodge which serves drinks to its  members and their guests  will  require a Lounge licence to remain in business after Dec. 31st,  1954. A Lounge licence does not  require the proprietors to servei  smeals. Outside of genuine clubs  only hotels will be permitted to  set up cocktail bars.  Fourth, and finally, Bill 29  would- establish "public houses'?  in this province. In other words;  beer parlors will be able to continue to serve beer by the glass  plus "light refreshments."'  The only significant change im  the "public house" section of the  new Act is that no longer will  the operator ,of a beer parlour  have to serve a . certain brand ,  of beer or operate a hotel. Within fifteen months the breweries  must dissolve any financial tie  up they may have with the retail  outlets.  The New Liquor Bil leaves  much of the details and all of  the Regulations to be drawn un  by the. Liuor Control Board.  Opening and closing times are,  not mentioned in the Act and  will  be  established  by  regula  tion.  Mother and father will be able"  to take their children under the -  age of twenty-one into a licensed restaurant. Young men will  be able to take their under-age -  girl friends into a licensed night,  club.   However,   if- the   waitejr  serves liquor to a young man ox-  women who is under age, he i&-  guilty oi a violation of the Act.  and   he   may  be   fined   or   imprisoned    With     the    penalties  starting at 300' dollars.  The Act states that-the'judge  or magistrate shall use his judgement according to the ��� circumstances.  With the exception of present-  private  clubs,  Village Ccoicnils"  or citizens through' petition,, cars:  protest the assignment of licenv^  ces. In that event a  plebescite  will be held. A 45 per cent "no"''  vote on each type of license will "  veto   an    application   to   serve-  liquor by the glass.  Use The  ^oast News Classified"  For   Best  Results  FOR SALE  1949 Mercury  3   Ton,   5 yard  DUMP TRUCK  t  A 1  Condition  Good Rubber  CHUCK'S MOTORS  Phone 54 W        Sechelt  ifc;  v ���   ��  It  J;  Check  With  MURDOCHS  For  OILSKINS  - SLICKERS  GUM BOOTS  ti.  Get  Your  Supply   of  . AMMUNITION  Here. It's C.I.L.  COLD  START?  QUICK   START!*  With  "SURE  FIRE"  STARTING FLUID  For Diesel or  Gasoline .Engines  Marine SuDDlies  Phone 116  PENDER   HARBOUR  #  3.  V-e*  #*"  -Aft** rfc* VlS  \tvO-  b3**'  ** 8  The   Coast  News     Thursday,   October 8,   1953  SECHELT B OF T MEETING  Continued from, page 1  Two new members were welcomed, Mr. S. M. Jackson, Selma  Park General Store, and Mr. J.  Bottom, Standard Oil Station  No. 2.  A liason committee has been  set up consisting of two members  of the Board of Trade, Mr. Fred  Oike and Mr. W. Parsons, and  two memb*ers from tlie Sechelt  Volunteer Fire Brigade, Mr. F. J.  Mills, Fire Chief, and Mr. F. H.  Billingsley,   assistant  Fire   Chief.  Existing speed limits and road  signs were discussed, and the  Civic Affairs Committee was  asked to bring tin a full report  to the members, so action could  be taken in the matter.  The garbage dump was discussed. This is on property  leased from Union Estates Ltd.  by Mr. M. Hemstreet, who removes garbage and refuse from  business firms and residences in  Sechelt, Selma Park, and Wilson  Creek. Mr. Hemstreet is responsible for maintaining a fire guard  of thirty feet around the dump,  and for seeing the place is kept  in a sanitary state, and free from  fire hazard.  Private residents have been  taking their refuse and garbage  in their own cars and trucks to  the dump, and unloading it anywhere on the site and even along  the road to the site. This is creating a health nuisance, also making it difficult to properly supervise the garbage dump. Mr.  Hemstreet feels he may have to  suspend the garbage removal service, as maintenance of the dump  is becoming too costly, through  indiscriminate dumping of garbage by the local residents. The  Board of. Trade, through their  Health Committee, have undertaken to campaign to make th��  residents conscious of the necessity for the proper removal of  garbage and refuse, particularly  in view of the increased popula  tion.  It is illegal to dump refuse  on a public highway. The garbage  dump is private property, and  residents are trespassing when  they drive or walk onto the sate.  Various committees of the  Board of Trade are working on  projects, and will be reporting  back to the members.  Halfmoon  earns  By I. MILLER  Sorry folks, no news last week.  Had to make a hurried trip to  town over the weekend. Back on  the Ferry with Mr. and Mrs.  Simpson. Pleased to see Mr.  Simpson looking so well after  his recent illness.  Guests last week at Duffen-  dorfs were Mr. Duff's son Hugh  and his wife Irene, also Lorie  Klusendorf, who returned Sunday to. Vancouver.  N Pleased to see Mrs. Tony  Tschaikowsky home again and  feeling fine after her recent operation.  Congratulations to J. Duff, who  celebrated his birthday last week.  Happy birthday, Joe "Lang may  yer lum reek."  t Mr.  and Mrs. Robert Burns of  Welcome  Beach had a visit  last  week from the Jack Bennett's of -  Brampton, Ont.  Mr. and Mrs. Grundy spent a-  few days at their home in Redrooffs.  The regular monthly meeting  of the local VON group will be  held on Tuesday, Oct. 20th, at  the home of Mrs. Grace Curraa  at 12:30 noon. Note the time of  the meeting. This was changed  from Oct. 13 because of the Executive meeting being held in  Sechelt  that   day.  In the city this week are Mr.  and Mrs. A. Menzies, Mrs. A. R.  Pearce and Mrs. Meikle.  Week-ending at their summer  homes are Don and Nora McDon  ald, the B. L. Pearces, the Sharps,  McWilliams and Ron Bendy. Mr.  and Mrs. D. Welsh and Shane  are visiting their parents the Pat  Welshes.-  Try The Coast News Classified  For the puzzled out-of-towner  or the muddled motorist, there  is now rLo reaspn to fall foul of  Gibsons' famous Traffic By-Law.  Bright ne-v^ traffic and parking  signs have been added to the  scene.     -;    V' : )-f ���"'���;''������- .   '   s;  These signs indicate that between the hours of nine a.m. and  five p.m., there is two-hour parking from just north Of the church  to tne corner north of the Stan- ���'-  dard Motors and Co-Op Store,  v On the Other side of the same  street, angle parking is provided  for outside the School Board of-:  fice, ancValso for two hours and  at the same times.  At the  Post  Office  and  the  Kum-ageii Cafe, there is fifteen I  minute   parking,   provided   one:*  observes the 'fifteen feet -from'%  the intersection'   injunction.  On the East side of the same  street (Gower Point Road) there  are also bright sighs indicating  the'parkiiig limits there.  One short block above Marine  Drive, there is a newly widened  street with no parking limit  signs', and a newly surfaced road  .eading down from it to the  main  street.  It is hoped by the City Fathers  that all these improvements will  aid the motorist to obtain park  ing, and to avoid the courts.  NOTICE:  The Bus Schedule between  Gibsons and Port Mellon will  be changed on October 15th.  Patrons please ask the Bus  Driver for Schedules and  w^tch this paper for times of  change in issue of October  15th.-  Sechelt Motor Transport, Ltd.  Advt.  WE HAVE A  Good Selection Of  Duo-Therm    Oil  Healers  ;;':::In:stock;--'.''  .'���'.'���������   . ,��� ��� .-���������.  Regular Lighting,  Or v:  :���  .;������; 'Self Lighting  ~.  .. -   -   -    While Considering Heaters, Be   '.'���"'.,-���"���  ��� Sure To See The Amazing  "Power-Aire" Blower  Writh _5oth Automatic and  . Manual Control  May be installed with several  Models of "DUO THERM" as well as .  Our latest Models.  '  FOR REAL HEAT CONTROL AND  DISTRIBUTION, AND A FUEL  SAVING UP TO 25 PERCENT, INSTALL A  "Power-Aire" -- $34.95  Always A Better Buy At  SUNSET  YOUR  PROGRESSIVE  HARDWARE   MERCHANT  Phone 32 Gibsons  m  ere are a few of the SPECIALS you will find  at th  e  REXALL  urs  . rri. &  Oct. 14, \5, 17  Boraeic Ointment:  Quinine Bromide  Lanolin Tube, 2oz.  ���  2 for .3g_te  2 for .���1  2 for .86  Kidney & Bladder Pilte:     2  Halibut Liver Oil Caps: 200 for 1.91  !j...2 <i���   2 for 2.76  SPECIALS on Bill-Fdds, Pipes, Bobby-Pins, Powder Puffs,  Wash Cloths; Hair BrusJ.es, Staving Bm_^  iBESyCfttlTlON  SPECIALIST 5  WSE  Wm -IbsonsC^  ..;VM-.t;,.;  MS

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