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Array Victoria  Phone your news or*  orders to ~  Seventh Year of Publication  Thursday, Oct. 1, 1953    Vol. 7 ��� No. 39        Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  \  First  Good  Citizen  Receives  Award  enoer ueari  raae .inner  Photo by/C.G. Ballentine.  Harry Winn of Gibsons receives the First Good Citizen Award  From Magistrate Johnston, who made the presentation on behalf of the Gibsons Board of Trade. (See page 3 for text of  scroll;) :������'������'..���  Minister of Fisheries Another New  To Sell Foods       Business  The Hon. James Sinclair, M.P.,  has an. exhausting itinerary  mapped out for his: next selling  trip. >   '.  "jimmie" if off for- the United  Kingdom to further the sale of  salmon from Canada> The carryover from the 1952 pack is said  to be 'large' and the pack from  J#5.3 'will run-in high;:iig^res^;lt  he able   to   promote   the  sale of  a goodly portion of this.  His further travels will take  him to Asia, where he will deal  with the Nations presently being  'aided by the Columbo Plan. By  April of this coming year, the  Member1 for Goast-Capilano will  have visited a, great portion of  the "Other Half."  The tour of the Prime Minister  will closely ������' follow that of Mr.  Sinclair to the Asiatic nations.  Mr. Walter Flay, of the Selma  Fishing Resort, this week announces the opening of a new  business at _elma Park.  He; is opening a bicycle sales  and repair business, and ��� willy include the care of all ; wheeled  goods, ranging from lawn mowers  to   baby   carriages.   His   business  the  blacktop.  Before coming to Selma Park  this spring, Mr. Flay had been  in the cycle business in Vancouver for some years, and is a member of the Cycle Trades Association.   '���', '*  Sechelt Volunteer  Fire Brigade  Mr.   E.   Pearson,   chairman   of  the   publicity   committee   of   the  Sechelt  Board  of  Trade,   advises  that McMillan, Bloedel Ltd. have  I    lent a  truck  for the  use  of the  i    Sechelt   Volunteer   Fire   Brigade.  The Brigade have the use of this  ,    truck  until ^ such  time   that  McMillan,   Bloede'l  Ltd.   resume  operations here. The-people of the  area will be pleased to know this,  as   the   previous   truck   collapsed  some time ago. Fortunately, there  have been l no fires.  The Brigade members are busy  \ making a deck and tank for this  j truck. It is being constructed in  such a manner that should the  truck be required by the owners,  the tank can be removed to be  used on another vehicle. The  various garages are co-operating  with the Brigade, by lending  welding equipment, etc.  The Brigade may be a hobby  to the members, but they do  spend a good deal of time and  energy on it, and there is1 always  the time of a fire, when it is  anything but a hobby for them.  The residents of the district are  grateful to these volunteers, although they may not be vocal in  ,.   their thanks.  A.N.A.F. lo Meet  The Army, Navy and Air  Force Veterans are to meet at  Gambier on Sunday, October  lith, at 2:00 p.m. This 'is the  Anunal General Meeting, which  had ben postponed.  Word was received on Tuesday that the Island had been  somewhat cut off since Sunday  last, due; to storm damage, and  no word of the meeting could be  Sent sooner. .  Gibsons V.F.B.  Answers Call  >���'���'. y  j  Sunday, morning last, the Gibsons Volunteer Firemen answered what proved to be a 'false  alarm' in record time.  At 10:6.1 a.m.j the siren! sounded. Sunday, the worst possible  day for a local Volunteer Brigade^ did; not deter the Gibsons  boys. AtJ 10:07 they had assembled at tile new duplex built by  Mr. Thomas, in the Bay area  called by a neighbour who had  seen what seemed to be flames  shooting: up from the roof.  On rounding" the corner of the'  house, they discovered Mr.  Thomas busily burning brush  land debris at the rear of his lot.  (Permit, hose and all complete  was Mr.. Thomas.)  The Fireboys, relieved to find  there was no trouble, returned  to the firehall, all in order, at  *10:18 a.m.  The First Annual Dinner and  Dance of the Penderf Harbour  and Districtl Board pf Trade  was a very successful and enjoyable event with members from  as far away.as Blind Bay; Nelson  Island and visitors from Vancouver and Victoria. ���'_���>.'  , The M.C., Mr. Jim Marsh,  opened the affair by proposing  a toast to the Queen, Canada,  The Boards of Trade p$d Pender  Harbour District.      vl'  The President of thtevBoard ��f  Trade, W.P. Peiper, rip.troduced  the guests who wer&f Mr. and  Mrs. Merrillees, representing the;  Vancouver Board of Trade, Mr.  and Mrs. Tom Larsori^ Gibsons  Board, Mr. Ken , Whifaker, Sechelt Board, Mr. and j3V_rs. Bob  Cook. Mr. Cook represents the  B.C. Power Commission on< the  Sechelt Peninsula. Mr; G. Frith  and Mr. R. Godfrey representing  Black Ball Ferries, Mii G. Griffiths, froni Victoria, representing  the B.C. Power Commission. Dr.  Richard Hitchings, 'the new  Pender Harbour doctojr-and his  bride were introduced^ also Mr.  and Mrs. Erie Davidson who  have just returned from their  honeymoon.  Regrets were sent., by representatives   faf  the   Government  who were unable to yattend: as  the Legislatature was iriysessiion.  Following    the    dinner    Mr.  .< Peiper called on the guests for  a few words. Mr Merrillees drew  comparisons between-vtHe work  of Boards^ in Rural -Dimwits and  , |hose5 in^he^Gities. C^ie_f_peak--  ?yMfs-\^0^Mr.'[Torn-.- L&rsoiv Mr.  Frith,   Mr.   Ken  Whitaker \and  Mr.    Bob   Cook.   Each   of r the  speakers brought words of appreciation    and   encouragement  from their  organization.  Mr. G. Griffith of the B.C.  Power Commission gave *an outline of the work of the Commis-  ision since its inception to the  present time but did not commit  he Commission to any definite  time for the arrival of power  iat Pender- Harbour. However,  since hearing Mr. Griffiths re-  (Oo*ifinned on rjasre 5)  See Annual Dinner  B.C. Power Has  Trouble  The regional manager of the  B.C. Power Commission, Mr. R.  Cook, advises that the outage last  Tuesday evening was caused solely* by a damaged .insulator at  Sechelt.  Shooting, with a rifle or sling  shot, or throwing stones, often  results in cracked insulators.  These are often not discernible  from the ground, even with binoculars. While the weather is dry,  no great harm results, if the  glass is just cracked.  As soon as the driving rains of  autumn begin, the water penetrates the cracked or broken insulator, and the short occurs.  In the case of Tuesday night,  the instilator was not hard to  find, and it was close. The time  lost from, movies, bowling, radio,  or just plain use of power or  light was short.  As Mr. Cook explained, when  the damage is done along the  lines in the country, the time  that must elapse before the  breaks can be discovered, and  the necessary time for repair, are  much greater, and cause much  more  inconvenience  to everyone.  nsula  Peninsula Building Supply premise's at Sechelt were completely"  destroyed by. fire of unknown origin early Monday morning, September 28th. The alarm was turned iri<af;2:20 a.m. by Mrs. R Larson,  whose son had been awakened by the flames reflected on his bedroom window. ;  Sechelt  Volunteer  Fire  Brig-    -^y~} ' ~  ade turnd out in full force, connected here hoses to the hydrant  iat the end of the. Sechelt Wharf,  to play water on the fire, which  ly" few people  gathered  at  the>  jscene of the fire.  ; No estimate of the damage hasr  been made as yet. Fortunately T  was blazing  furiously  by   that    the gale which had been blowing  time. .earjy Sunday evening had diedL  The Bank of Montreal building     down. To the north pf the buildV  across  the jane, owned by Mr.     ing,  there   is  unoccupied  space'  E. Adernick, was scorched, but  the Brigade saved it.  Rolls of slate surfaced roofing  could be seen still standing at  the hight of the fire. Surprising-  and a lane, before the cement  block bowling alley. What windS  there was, was blowing away  from the Home Oil storage tanks  ori the waterfront.  Good Citizen's Wife Stands Beside Hint  <     > * * *        . t *  r    i j:- , h < k���< -    \ _____  Photo by C.G. Ballentine.  On being informed that he had been chosen as the Good Citizen-  of Gibsons and District, Harry Winn said that his wife had always stood beside him, and asked that she. do so at the ceremony. Mrs. Winnj (Lou to most.of us,) joined Harry at the head:  table.  Storm Damage  High winds and storm tossed  waters in Howe Sound on Sunday evening caused the crew of  the 'Bainibridge' to regard, as  unnecessarily hazardous the  early evening trip to Horseshoe  Bay. In addition, there was no  power available at Horseshoe  Bay so that the incoming trip  at that hour was greatly delayed,  Travellers were all eventually  accomodated, though the hour  was late before the final crossing;  was made.  Trees were broken and blown  down, telephone and power services intrupted, gardens in exposed areas were partially dismantled.  By Monday morning, most of  ,the damage had been cleared  away, and services were for the  most part operating normally.  New Business  Gibsons loss is Penders gain~  Mrs. Nina M. Jones, ,of Gibsons^  is moving to Garden Bay to opens  her 'Specialty Shop' there in the?  little shop formerly iperated as--  a dress shop by Mrs. Lyons of  iSechelt.  Mrs. Jones has lived in Gibsons for just under two years,  having come from. Golden, B.C  She will be joined in Garden'  Bay by her son, as soon as he  comes from Golden. She hopes-  to make Garden Bay her home-  as well as business headquarters.  Local Grads Go Ta  O.B.C.  These annoying interruptions  that inconvenience everyone who  use light and power will continue  as long as insulators damage in  this way. There is not a sufficient  crew to patrol the lines and to  climb every pole in the area to  find these cracked insulators,  even supposing they had no other  work  to  occupy  them.    ���  Mr. Cook requests that anyone  noticing cracked or broken insulators, or anything else unusual  about the power lines or poles,  should phone to him. He adds the  word "Collect". Such a phone call  may be the means of preventing  further annoyance and inconvenience to a great number of  people.  Seven      Peninsula     graduatesy-  more   than   at   any   time   in   the*  district's   past,   have   enrolled   at  the University of British Columbia for the coming session.  Mal-  dwyn   Thomas,   of   Gibsons,   andr  Eugene   Blomgren,   from  Roberts-  Creek,  both scholarship winners,.-  have   re-enrolled.     Betty   Brownr  Granthams;     John    Clayton   andf  Bernards Heskins.  Sechelt;  Wally"  Sandberg,    Roberts   Creek;    and *  Gerry Glassford, Gibsons, are aMS.  entering First Year.  Two 1952 graduates, Betty-  Pratt of Sechelt and Maureen -  Ross of Roberts Creek, attended?"  Vancouver Normal last year, andf  are now rooming tog��4frer at Ab-  botsford, where both are teach���  ing. ?he Coast News     Thursday,     Oct.     1,  1953  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau ��  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized as second class mail,  Post  Office Department,   Ottawa.  Elates 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.  ilonald  LIGHTS OUT!  B.C. Power Commission, through their local manager Bob  Cook, have a real headache on their hands. This headache is  shared by all theatre, concert and radio audiences, by every  home-owner and business operator, by all the schools, doctors,  hospitals in the whole community. It is the cutting of power  from a cracked or broken insulator.  These insulators may stand for many weeks during dry  weather with no power failure, touti as soon as the heavy rains  begin, so does trouble.  4  As long as foolish, thoughtless people with rifles, sling  shots or merely stones, make the insulators their targets,  bo long will we have these sudden, unpredictable and costly  power failures. .  Surely the community is now sufficiently civlized ,to realize the. effects of such damage, Children must be taught, its  true, buitl there are so few children so young as to be unknowing in their damaging sport who can hit an insulator. This'  gmacks of youthful or adult strength, directed by either complete thoughtlessness or by the mind of a moron.  Parents and school teachers should impress their charges  With the seriousness of the offence, and those who are adult  in strength and skill, who sttdll persist in childish play, must  eventually be curbed by the Law.  M citizenship  The award given lasit week by the Gibsons Board of Trade  to one whom they considered to be the greatest exponent of  the "Golden Rule" is a pleasant form of recognition by the,  people of an area of the worth of one of their members as  a man, as a member of society, and as a worker among them.  This first year's award has been given to Harry Winn.  We can think of no one who more deserves the choice, nor can  we think of any one who will wear the title with more graced  and modesty. We congratulate the Board of Trade upon their  judgement.  Safety precautions  Now that we have all turned our clocks back for an hour,  the closing-in evenings seem to.have practically shut with a  snap. That means that more and more people will be compelled to move about after dark.  With the highways being blacktopped, and more vehicles  moving, pedestrians are not easy to see, particularly when  the driver is operating with his "courtesy beam" for on-com-  mg traffic.  It would be a measure of safety for all foot travellers  to hqfve flashlights. Children's clothes might bear a patch or  stripe of Scotch-lite tape, or some other reflecting material.  Bicycles should definitely be equipped with both front and  rear reflectors, and headlights.  Vehicles travelling with projecting loads, such as timbers,  logs, etc., are reminded that while a bit of red.flag waving  from the end is'quite effective by day, it is not so by night,  and either a light or a reflector should be fastentd to- the  projecting portion of the load. Horse drawn vehicls should be  equipped with reflectors or lights. Aboveall, live stock should,  not be permitted on the highways unattended.  Reader's Right  GOOD CITIZENS     -  Editdr, The Coast News,  In regard to the choice of  citizenship award, shouldn't thei  selection have been made in regard to civic progress, rather  than public service?  For instance, Men such as the  jEollowii-ig have been builders of  Gibsons, and worked for its welfare over a number of years,  although little  is, ever  said  of  their accomplishments.  For instance, Mr. Ballentine  or Mr. C.P. Smith. Mr. Smith  is an elder citizen- who has har;  Gibson's welfare at heart. Noted  ifor his hospitality, he has also  jshowri his confidence in his  town by investments to further  its  growth and success.  Mr. Ballentine is doing a fine-  job of administering to Public  welfare through public works,  and has been a foremost contributor to progress.  John Cattanach.  Gibsons.  Ed's Note: We, too, appreciate  the difficulty, and are glad the  responsibility of the choice was  not ours. We do believe the final  choice was a logical one.  s New forests  by   JAMES   K.  NESBITT  By special permission from the  "News Herald."  Way back of beyond, in the  hills of Vancouver Island, new  forests  are  growing.  They can't be seen from the  main highways, these magnificent splashes of green, small  trees now, but a tremendous  hope for the future.  It's only when you travel miles  along logging roads that you suddenly come upon new trees���  and then you travel through  acres and acres of them. It's a  wonderful sight���and whdn you  see those lush new trees you  know that acres that were logged or burned are no longer left  nude and ugly. New timber is  being grown, covering the scars  ���and much more important  than that, it's timber that will  be ready for cutting 80 to 100  years from now.  Thus this generation is looking after the interests and the  well-being of generations yet  unborn.  Government and Industry are  now doing there best to see that  BC's rich forest resources are  preserved for all time, so that  this province will never lose it's  very backbone, it's blood and'  it's sinew. Without the forest industry, B.C. would amount to  very   little.  A few days ago I saw new  forests springing up in the  country that was laid bare by  the great Campbell River fire  of 1938. I was astonished, and,  comforted. I stood on hilltops  and looked down on those new  forests, and wished that all the  people could know they're growing.' ' ''''"    "''       "  James Sheasgreen, manager of  Canadian Western Lumber, and  his chief forester, Fred Mull-  holland were standing on the  hilltops too, and fairly bursting  with pride. These two, like most  forestry men, eat and sleep and  talk trees, all the time, any time.  A forest tree,;, to them, is what  a prize azalea is to a nurseryman. Messrs Sheasgreen and  Mullholland supplied many of  the statistics in this article.  From 1943 to 1948, Canadian  Western Limber, for instance,  planted 3,026,000 trees on 3,650  acres of denuded land, mostly  on the site of the Campbell  River fire.  Total planting throughout the  province, since 1930, now amounts to 91,517,450 trees, on  110,647 acres, while the government's forest service has planted  75,930,350 trees on 91,412 acres.  UBC forestry dean George S.  Allen was standing on those hilltops looking down at the new "  forests, and he said: "The forest  will renew itself quickly if given  half a chance, The menace of  fire, however is always present.  If we continue tohave fires such  as that which swept the Campbell River area in 1938, and the  Mount Benson fire in 1951, then  we shall have to plant in a big  way.  "If we can only solve, the unintentional incendiarism of our  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone, Gibsons 91  Office     Hours.  9:00   afe to 5;00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Qutical Service?  people while fishng and hunting,  travelling and_ berry-picking,  Nature will grow forests here  continually for all time to come-  Even with the tremendous; fire  menace, the industry and the  Forest Service are doing a pretty  good job���but a lot of their  effort can go up in smoke over  the next fifty years."  Planting of new trees  is done by regular logging crews  when deep snow at higher Revels  makes logging impossible. They  are assisted from time to j time  by school boys. The men, most of  them local loggers, take a ;keen  (Continued on page 7)  (See New Forests)  Use The  ^oast News Classified  For   Best  Results  It's   Murdoch's  For  Gillnetting Supplies  Needles, Net Twine  Dye, Etc.  EVINRUDE AGENCY  3 to 25 h.p. Motors.  Fall Boots, Clothing  B. W. M. 60NE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St..  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  ^ANCOUVEB 1, BO.  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER HARBOUR  Don't Say Bread  Say   "McGA VJN'S"  Norman Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  B.B. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67 A  ELECTRIC  HEATING  sold and  INSTALLED BY  Wilson Creek  Phone 21 M  Local Sales And Service Dealer  CHUCK'S MOTORS & WELDING  Phone 54 W Sechelt  and hard  to break  as any  '���' Your Partner in Helping  ..-     -Canada Grow  Your BNS Manager is a  good man to know. In  Squamish and Woodfibre he  is M. O. Colwell. * Thursday,     Oct     1,     1953    The  Coast News  $  .* t  ���"->*/.->  *��.-  '. *  _ii._^fe_*A(,*'.vA . i  .*".  .��__.__* * >i  <?4  TROPHY   PRESENTATION  for  B.C. winner gf Dominion Drama  (Festival is made to R.O. "Dick'  DV-Jajasey- (right), . p ast president  jof UBC   Players 'Club  Alumni,  by Brian Hopkins, representative of Calvert Distillers Limited, donors of' the distinctive  carved trophy, "Meditation".  Sharing  presentation  honors   is  Mrs. Jessie Richardson of Vancouver, well known throughout  the province as B.C. regional  chairman., of Dominion Drama  Festival. Winning play was  "Valpone".  Port Mellon  Briefs  By MRS.   SWAN  The Women's Service Club  held their first meeting of .the  season in the Library. Officers  elected were: Mrs. C. Wood, re  elected President, as were Mrs.  C. Graham, Vice-President, Mrs.  J. Thompson, Secretary Treasurer. Mrs. R. *Gill is the new  Social Convenor, and Mrs. W.  Brown, the Work Convenor  Plans were made for a Fall  Bazaar.  At a meeting of the Bowling  M  How Socialism Has Fared ���  in Five Federal Election  Campaigns in B.  Since 1935 there have been five Federal elections.  In these, the fortunes of the Socialist Party, formed at Regina  in the midst of the depression, has fluctuated.  In terms of popular support in British Columbia, the accompanying graph shows what percentage of the total vote  the Socialist candidates won in Federal elections.  1935  1940  1945  1949  1953  40%  35%  30%  25%  3S��  Percentage of popular vote  obtained by Socialists in Federal   elections,   B.C.   ridings.  m  ���ass  am  3&  It is significant that this year's voting saw Socialist support  at an all-time low. Nevertheless, with redistribution and a  multiplicity ef parties in the field, Socialist candidates won  three mor��s��at��:  As eSwwhere fc Canada, the cielrcr.s ��f British Columbia  appear to be Bess and less willing to support the great  Socialist plan of Governmenf-run-everything.  BRITISH   COIUMSIA   FEDERATION   OP  TRADE  AND  INDUSTRY  W  Club, eight teams were chosen  to play at Sechelt, every Wed-.  ne_day from 7 to 9 p.m. It was  decided to charter the Sechelt  Bus.  Congratulations to the Allan  Rings. It's a baby girl, born at  St. Paul's on Sept. 11th.  Sorry to hear Mr. Peterson of  the Seaside Hotel is in hospital  awaiting  sugery.  Mr. and Mrs. David Baxter of  Flint, Mich, have been visiting  the Chris Woods. Mrs. Baxter is  Mrs. Woods' sister.  . Mrs. A.F. Hurd is visiting her  son and daughter-in-law, with  an aunt, Mrs. J-F. Redstall, both  of Sherbrooke, Quebec.  The Phil Strides have had Mr.  and Mrs. W. Stride,of Vancouver, yphil's parent^ asJ'guests.  The M. Watsons and W. Wilk-  des took a quick trip to Kelowna  for the week-end.  Two Japanese freighters have  been in port loading, recently.  Mrs. Swan is off for a two  week's trip to the United States.  Community Planning  Conference  The British Columbia Division  of the Community Plaining Association of Canada is holding its  Sixth Regional Conference in  conjunction with the Pacific  Northwest Chapter of the American Institute of Planners. Invitations to attend the Conference  have been extended to all Municipal , Councils and Community  Planning Commissions throughout the Province.  The wide interest in community  and town planning is apparent  today and Communities are concerned with the tremendous  developments and expansion  they are experiencing and are  looking to planning advice to  assist in solving the problems  caused by the expansion now  going on.  Members of the Pacific Northwest Chapter, of the American  Institute of Planners will also  participate in the programme  and discuss such matters as Non-  Conforming Uses* Shopping  Centres and Industrial Dispersal  in Metropolitan Planning.  The plan for the new town of  Kitimat will be presented by Mr.  C. McC. Henderson, Municipal  Manager of this recently instituted community.  The Conference will be held  in   the   Stanley  Park   Pavilion,  ���near Malkin Bowl, Vancouver,  on Friday October 2nd, and Saturday October 3rd. Registration^  opens on Friday at 9 a.m. There  is  no registration  fee.  A dinner will be held in the  Brock Hall, UB.C. on Friday,  October 2nd at 7 p.m.  8 ft EC T  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your  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  VPPLIANCES  SUNSET HARDWARE  GIBSONS  Agents  for  RCA Victor  Records  Columbia  Records  Frigidaire  Ranges and  Refrigerators  Beatty Pumps and  Equipment  P.O. Box 1-9 ��� 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 ���  (jibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Appliances  ���   Fixtures   ���  Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass'n-  "PRATT and LAMBERT PAINTS"  NURSERIES  THOMSON'S NURSERIES  Ornamental  TREES AND SHRUBS  FRUIT TREES - ROSES  R.R,  1 Gibsons, on Sechelt  Highway  FLORIST ~  Flowers for  all occasions.  We arc agents for large"  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddJrigg  and funerals.  JACK at__Y_*#  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  For the Finest  FUNERAL^- FLOWERS  call  W/ GtkhM,  d__s6-i_y 6Q>  P.O. Bos 38.  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. C4  Builders' Hardware  Paint ��� Plumbing  ��� Appliances ���  Complete  Installation  Maintenance Service  .  OELIVERIES  TO ALL POINTS  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  i - v ���  Welding anywhere ��� Anytin_��  Expert Tradesmen,..      ,  Precision   Machinists      ;  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  CYCLE REPAIR  SELMA   CYCLE  Member of Cycle Trades Assoc.  Bicycles: New & Reconditioned  "Lay Away" now for Xmas  Lawn   Mowers   Sharpened  Repairs to all wheel goods  CITY  PRICES  SELMA FISHING RESORT  Phone 69 M  SECHELT CARTAGE  M.   HEMSTREET,  Sawdust ��� Wood ��� Coal  We haul anything, anywhere,  anytime  Phone Sechelt 97H       Sechelt, B.C.  BARRISTERS &  SOLICITORS  OLIVER   and   MILLAR  D.A.S; LANSKAIL, B.A.,  (Associate   Counsel)  Barristers, Solicitors  Notaries Public  Sechelt, Saturdays, 12:30 to  5:30 p.m.  Gibsons,  Tuesdays,  2:00 to  5:30 p.m.  and by appointment.  Phone Sechelt 96 J. Gibsonff 44  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfield^  Ranges, All Types  Beds  ������ Tables ^���HChoiiji  We Will Buy, Sell or Trad.  Hav��-Ybur Oil Burners  Service-. Now  rhone 33 S Sechelt mMttmmrvwsniaiamvnt  -4  The Coast News    Thursday,     Oct.     1,     1953  ower  leanin  is  All  the  friends  of  Mr.   James  "Beaton will he glad to hear that  Ifre  is   now   doing   a  little  better  .although    still    confined    to    the  Vancouver General Hospital.  The Harry Chester's back from  iflheir whirlwind tour up the John  33art Highway to Dawson City  to Banff, Lake Louise and back  _lown the Hope-Windermere highway through glorious sunshine to  ��ice juicy rain at Chilliwack and  -on the trail to home sweet home!  Mrs. Alice Henderson, Miss  5>ora Wright and Mrs. McKay en-  Joying a few pleasant days at  TBedeque.  Mrs. Sydney Porteous relaxing  iHPJth the Jules Mainil's up Pratt  Stoad while Mr. Porteous indulges  In duck dinners and Rainbow  -trout while visiting the old home  town in Carlyle,  Sask.  Mr. Charles Bedford sharing  Jhis prolific garden produce with  all his neighbors.  Mrs. Freda Jordan much improved and looking more like her  radiant self entertaining at tea  and   Canasta  parties.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fisher, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Guy  Fisher and friends back from a  thrilling boat cruise through the  Gulf Islands and up the Coast.  AH looking refreshed and planning further adventures up the  Cariboo.  Mrs. John Coleridge still improving, planning to winter in  Montreal with her daughter, provided of course, that Mr. Coleridge doesn't get too lonesome!  And that folds it up for another week.  C.N.I.B. Notes  by* F. W. Dawson  The C.N.I.B. asks for the backing of the genera]  public,   not  only    in    contributing    to    the  "Drive for Funds", which commences on October 15th, but in  suggestions for productive work  for the handicapped. Suggestions  Have Your FALL PERMANENT  Expertly done at  Ivyette s  Beauty  Salon  Phone Gibsons 92 R For Appointments  '���1  MEN & BOYS  Check With Us For Youiv  FALL AND WINTER JACKETS  "CRUISER" JACKETS ��� SWEATERS  We Also Have Authentic Plaids In All-Wool  Flannels For Shirts and Slacks and Skirts.  Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  No Time To Wait For  Rainy Weather Wear!  Come in and Let Us Fit You Witbh  RUBBER BOOTS:  Ankle, Knee or Hip Length  "DUSKY" t>r "MONTY" Cleated  BOOTS  Rubbers Tcie-Rufobers  or "Puddlers''.  , .    .      i' '������.������'  New Ladies' Pumps Now In.  MacLean's Shoe Store  Cribsons  Garden Bay  for older people, too, would be-  welcomed, which would tend to  relieve their enforced solitude.  The C.N.I.B. does much, but  outside suggestions are very  welcome. Mrs. Norman Hough  of Gibsons is the local secretary.  Around the School  Each Day 2, if you smell some- .  thing peculiar it will likely be  coming from the Boys Home Ec.  Club.  There wasn't a very big turnout, but Mrs. Evans hopes for  a larger group next meeting.  Increasing 10 A's class total  to 29, is Lynne Peverette. Thus  16 year old sports enthusiast,  comes from King George High  School and says the kids are all  friendly. Lynn likes typing, so  mayb we have a future steno in  the making.  It seems Mr. Peers; IAA Club  for girls didn't pan out exactly  as planned. Anyone interested  please show up at noon on Day 2.  In grade seven this year, we  have a boy who has never been'  to school before, Bobby Sowden,  from Simon Sound in the Charlotte Sound area has been taking  correspondence since grade one.  Bobby has three new subjects  this year which he could not  by correspondence. Music, Physical Education, Industrial Arts,  the latter being his favorite.  He finds a school of this size  very different from his former  life, with the nearest kids approximately ten miles away.  When asked what he thought  of school, he said,. "There is  nothing wrong with this school,  but I just don't like school at  all."  He is staying with his Grandmother at Gower Point, his  parents still live in Simon  Sound. ���     i^'  Sports  Views  By  BILLY  NICHOLS  House competition here at the  High School still is not underway, but the newcomers to Elphinstone have been assigned to  the respective housese and. org-  andized sports will resume very  soon, probably early this week.  During the fall season volleyball _Ljd soccer (until the weather takes over) will be played.  The boys will have the field  three days a week for soccer and  two days in the gym for volley- .  ball. Three of four boys have  volunteered to set up a rJair of  good goals in preparation for  soccer. -  If this year's senior basketball team doesn't make such a  goodv showing this winter, it  won't be from lack of condition.  Each noon hour for the past  week, the squad, under the  watchful eye of coach Clark, has  been jaunting to the Pratt Road  and back for conditioning for  the coming hoop campaign. Regular practices will begin in  October.  an  ler  Winter Postal Hours  Jim Marshall,  Postmaster  at  Gibsons,  announces new Postal  Hours as follows:  Mail Received: 9:45 a.m.  Mail Dispatched: 3:00 p.m.  General Delivery:  Opens  11:30  a.m. Wednesday closing: 1 p.m.  A Growing ����pck Of  auto pai&s and  accessories'  Goodyear Tires,  New, Retreads, Etc.  FRANK SOLNIK  Phone 4,  C Sechelt  ssay Contes  "How Pulp and Paper Have  Aided Progress" will be the question running through the minds ���  of hundreds of Junior and Senior  High School Students as the datb  rolls around for the Annual Pulp  ���  ���    - ; 1  and   Paper  Industry  Essay  Contest.  Giving   plenty   of   scope,   this  topic is  also educational' and interesting.  Students  express  their  opinions  in  an  essay  not to  ex-~  ceed  250  words.  The thirty winners throughout  all parts of B.C. will select their  awards from a choice of valuable  items. There will be three Junior-  and three Senior prizes for each  of five zones which divide British  Columbia equally by school population. Last year over 5000  students entered the contest.  Ml  if...".<H.i_:.-.s i_,:  $3i��_I35e��&  ^***e*  KOLTERMAN  SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  #?'S%����:?$  ^������%w$&*.  Believe it or not, you'll likely earn more than that  during your working years.  So the big question is:     .  How much of this will still be yours  when you retire?  You owe it to yourself to make sure you keep enough.  Bank a regular amount from each pay  from now on. ��� ��� at the B of M.  And hold on to a worthwhile share of  the fortune you will earn.  BA$ns_ of  "'   Gibsons BrarichT THOMAS LARSON, Manager  ' Sechelt (Sub-Agency): Open Tuesday & Thursday  D-S908 *��� .r  SCOTLAND'S FOREMOST  CHARACTER comedian Alec  Finlay, above/ returns to Vancouver at the Georgia Auditorium for four hilarious nights -  October 14, 15, 16, 17. The "Riot  of Fun" show also includes Will  Starr, Scotland's ace accordionist, Alfred Lowe, Baritone,*  Evelyn Holmes, soprano and  other. Scottish entertainers in;  two seperate shows - the first  on October 14-15, the second  October 16, 17.  Reserved seats are $3, $2.50,  $2 and $1.50 at Modern Music,  536 Seymour St.. Vancouver  (Phone "Concert Reservations"  TAtlow 3622).  The Alec Finlay Show is sponsored by St. Andrew's and Caledonian Society and the B. C.  Piper's Association.  Power Blackout  Monday evening there was a  power blackout for about an hour  in Sechelt and district. It was.  caused; by an insulator breaking  andjv^hje rain^,shor.��ing *the line,  which touched off a display of  fireworks. League play at the  bowling alley was interrupted,  but the players waited for the  break to be repaired and then  finished their bowling, even  though it was getting on toward  midnight.  Legals  Notice of Intention to Sell.  Notice is hereby given of in-  ���te^tioni to .sell . the foltoveftng  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.  '.  Notice of Application for change  of Namei  Notice is hereby given that  an application will be made to  the Director of Vital Statistics  for _ change of, name, pursuant  to the provisions of the "Change"  of Name Act,?' by me: ���  Sverre Odin Fladager of Gibsons  in the Province of British Columbia, as follows:���  To   change   my   name   frpm  Sverre Odin Fladager to Samuel  Odin Fladager. Dated this 23rd  day of September, 1953.  S.O. Fladager.  ooitisEi ueMian  turning To  ncouver  Alec Finlay, Scotland's foremost character comedian and  only surviving successor to the  late Sir Harry Lauder, will appear in person with his celebrated  company of Scottish stars at the  jGeorgia Auditorium, Vancouver,  for four nightly performances,  October 14, 15/ 16 and 17.  "The wee mon wi the crooked  stick" is coming back to Vancouver again under joint sponsorship  of the St. Andrew's & Caledonian  Society and the British Columbia  Pipers' Association. Last year  Finlay and his entertainers held  two nightly performances which  packed the auditorium to capacity  and forced hundreds to be turned  away. In view of this it was decided to extend the performances  to four nights this year with two  distinctly separate shows,, the  first on October 14 and 15, and  the second on October 16 and 17.  Preserved seats are obtainable  from Modern Music Concert Reservations, 536 Seymour Street,  Vancouver.  Finlay brings with him the late  Church Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  October  4th,   1953  18th Sunday after Trinity  _��. ~-.*__*<-_____���_-  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Holy Communion  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  St.   Hilda's   Church ���  Sechelt  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  1:45  p.m.  Evensong  St.   Aidan's   Church  Roberts Creek*  ^ 2.&0 p.m;-Sunday^School  '       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.  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 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  Sir Harry Lauder's famous crooked "Roamin' In the Gloamin',"  stick which he personally, presented to Finlay. At the time he  made Finlay promise that whenever he used it in his performances, he would sing one of  Lauder's songs.  Thursday,     Oct.     1,.    1953     The Coast News  5  ANNUAL   DINNER  (Continued from Page 1)  ���niarks it is hoped that the power*  will reach the area in the not  too  distant future.  Mr. Peiper gave a brief resume'  of the work of the Pender Harbour Board in the past and the  projects  the  Board  is  working1  on  at present.  The Orchestra ran into tire  trouble and missed the Ferry,  so after a brief intermission for  removal of tables etc., a sing-  gong was lead by Mrs. Ed. Green,  of. Vancouver,  accompanied  by  Date Pad  Oct. 2 ��� St. Bartholomew^  WA general meeting in the parish hall at 2 p.m.  Oct. 3 ��� Selma Park Community Hall, 8 p.m. whist rive  and  bingo.  Oct. 3 ��� Madiera Park school  teachers PTA coference on curriculum,  10 a.m.  Oct. 5 ��� Gibsons regular  meeting Farmers Institute in  Institute Hall.  Oct. 7 ��� Sechelt Legion Hall  Holy Family Parish Bazaar, 8  p.m.  Oct. 8 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall W-A. United church  birthday party - movies - refreshments - everybody welcome  birthday collection.  Oct. 10 ��� Gibsons School Hall  Thanksgiving dance, proceeds  May Day activities.  ' Oct. 10 ��� Wilson Creek Community Hall, 8 p.rn., 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. 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  Masondc 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 ���  Roberts Creek, 100 ft. water-  frontage, 20 x 30 unfinished'  house, Duroid roof, electric  lights on, lots worth $1800, full  price $2300, its a buy.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem  Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate  Agents.  Will Carry On As, Formerly  DESPITE LOSS BY FIRE  Mrs. Fred Clarke on the piano.  The Orchestra ��� Pat Gerow  and his Westerners, accompanied  by Clover Lane (Mrs. Pat Gerow)  finally arrived and the dancing  got under way. A very enjoyable evening with an excellent  attendance was brought to a  close in the "wee sma' hours".  The Entertainment Committee  Art Cherry, Jim Marsh and  Royal Murdoch assisted by Mrs.  Peiper and Mrs. Art Cherry wish  to thank everyone for their very  generous donations and also the  many members and non-members and their wives who literally rolled up their sleeves and!  pitched, in and" helped, and last  but not least, the members of  the Board of Trade wish to  thank tlie entertainment Committee for their weeks of preparatory work without which the*  dinner and dance could not have  been the success it was.  The Coast News Classified  "The Little Ad. That Gets Big Results"  RATES:  Minimum 35^, First 15  words.  Each extra word 2$. (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. 40  Large cleared lot on Porpoise  Bay Road, at Mill Road junction.  Apply Chuck's Motors, Sechelt.  tfn  Coleman Oil Circulating heater, $25.00. Apply S. Fladager,  Gibsons. tfn  New Streamline Bicycle, price  $50.00. See Walter Mills, Selma  Park.  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  22 cu. ft. Marquette Deep  Freeze. J. McCance, Phone Gibsons 26 R.  For Sale, Children's winter  underwear, sweaters, flannelette  pyjamas, snow suits, bunny bags  lined jeans, Rain wear and warm  winter caps.  We also carry flannelette yard  goods,  stripes  and prints.  Sam Fladager, Gibsons 5 & 10  Store.  Fairbanks-Morse Oil heater,  ���medium size, good condition.  Half price. Also Oil pump, easy  operation.  Box  14 Coast News.  16ft. Clink 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.  . Heater "Superflame" large  62,000 BTU as new. Too large  for our 5 room house. Less than  half price, $90.00- Box 391,  Sechelt, Phone 17 R. 39  FOR  RENT  Ridgeway Auto Court on Sechelt highway. Winter rentals  now in effect. Phone Gibsons  8 L: ��fn  FOR  RENT  New 3 room house, full plumbing, 3rd house left of Pentecostal  Church, $35.00 _ month. R.M.  Kelly, North Road, Gibsons.  Phone 30-J  .'62-W, SECHELT  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   1Z  K0LTKRMAN  SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Acreage or lots fronting main  highway near Squamish. Electricity, store, school bus. Ideal  for small holding or will subdivide to suit. Enquiries to P-O.  Box 262, Nanaimo, B.C. 40  Want to  build,  we have the  perfect   lot   in   Gibsons,   lovely  view,   at  a bargain  $415.00  Totem  Realty.  1951 Dodge pick up, good  condition, low mileage. Apply  R. MacKay; Pender Harbour.  39  L  ���  , -..ii ���  FOR SALE  You will love me, my present  owners just hate to forsake me,  but illness demands that they do,  I am an a beautiful 50 foot  waterfront lot, extending to a  grand beach, close in to Gibsons.  My family have spent years of  time and oodles of money on  gardens and rockeries, my  grounds are fertile, fine fruit  trees too, and lovely roses and  flowers, there is a boat house  and a good garden house and  shed, I have a lovely large living)  room with good fireplace, two  nice bedrooms, kitchen, 3 piece  bath, lights, telephone, and the  view from my front windows is  entrancing, I sit on a solid cement foundation and am heated  by automatic oil furnace. Truly  J am a gem in a perfect setting,  just have my friends the Totem  Realty bring you along, I do  hope you will take good care of  me, you can have me for a very  little down payment and my  total price is surprisingly low.  Totem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  SWAP  Canadian Fairbanks 2 and a  half h;p.,Stationary engine, swap  for one .h.p. Briggs Stratton.  Walter Mills, Selma Park.  INSURANCE        :  Fire- Auttf^ Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  ���    tfn  WATCH REPAIRS _  Fast,  -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch   reparirs.; Marine   Men's  Wear, Gibsons.   I : tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repair-  ^Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn. &>  The Coast News Thursday,     Oct.     1,     1953  eima   News  luide  irowmes  by "Brevittee"  ���Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Higdon and  family have arrived from North  "Vancouver and are now occupy-  _eg: the Olgie cottage on the  waterfront.  l_Cr. and Mrs. George Kynoch  l^sid a flying visit on the week-  ���ssi3_t to see that their summer  J&Eome was in good sape. Mrs.  3Kysoch has been ill and is still  .lander the care of her docter.  Mr. and Mrs. H.. Morely, and  -_4 friend have been occupying'  ��jne of the Wigard cottages for  a short time.. Mr. and Mrs- Morely -were formerly of Wilson  Creek, and moved to Vancouver  Just a couple of years ago.  Dr. Pat Radcliffe and Dr. Roily  Badcliffe have been  holidaying  at   the   Wigard   cottages.   Both  3hese doctors are on he saff of  ,_5t. Paul's Hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Jack McAllister  tarfcci.  family,   of   Gordon   River,  . snd formerly  of Roberts Creek  spent   the   week   end  in   Selma  Park,  Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar Wigard ���  and family managed to take a  "Jioliday in Vancouver visiting  -with Mrs. Wigard's sister, Mrs.  "JHemry Eddie. The children en-  5��sys_l the zoo at * Stanley Park  :__!._. the P-N.E. exhibition and  parade. Then they all went on  to Chilliwack, which is Mrs.  Wigard's home town, to visit  -Willi her brother, Mr. Clifford.  Sfcelton. The Wigards have been  fnzsy this summer with visitors,  set were pleased to be able to  squeeze in a short holiday before  selsool opening.  o  ratrwa..ia  H-MMtlfiU     ,  Knowles  rvice Hardware  Phone 33  ���Gibsons, B.C.  ecSielt  iminsf Sub  A meeting was held at the  home of Mrs. Ritchey on Sept.  9th. Mrs Stenner reported seven  Brownies now ready for Guides.  It was decided that awards  should be made for the Brownie  of the Year and for the Guide  of the Year.  Mrs. Inglis was appointed  Secretary to the Brownies. Mrs.  Turner is assisting with the  Brownie Pack.  Leaders for the Guides and  Brownies are needed. Mrs.  Ritchey offered to receive phone  calls from any person interested  in helping with this work.  The date of the next meeting  was set for Monday, October  6th, and those interested in the  movement are invited to attend.  ommission  The Clerk, read from former  letters on this problem., and  stated that it was an old problem, and that there were several  culverts that had been placed  during road construction by the  Province as well as by the  Village. The Province was partially responsible for results of  work done.  An application for water service to a property on Pratt Road,  where water connections were  'already in place, and where the  ii-itial shares had already been  paid by a former owner, was approved.  Committee reports were received. Water Commissioner J.  Schutz reportd all well in his  department.  Commissioner Ritchey reported  work commencing on the Blacktop or Flush Coating of the four  roads outlined for same, and that  the clearing of the right of way  on roads in the Bay area to ybe  progressing favorably. It . was  decided to put up a 'no parking'  sign near the fire hydrant by the  United Church. ���   .  Commissioner C.P. Ballentine  drew attention to the clearing at  the church corner. Mr. Locke  Knowles, present at the meeting,  offered to donate peat moss,  fertilizer and grass seed to improve the little area.  After Commissioner Schutz  again brought up the matter of  the Ferry traffic blocking access  to the Shell station, the Clerk  was directed to telephone re the  signs that had been ordered previously.  It was also decided to re-open  correspondence with the 'Black-  Ball Company and to ask that  ai���d official of sufficient authority be asked to come to Gibsons  to review the traffic situation,  and that a copy of this letter be  sent to the Provincial Government Department of Public  Works that they might also send  an engineer to meet with the  Commission a the same time. A  date was suggested as October  6th.  The commission felt that their  previous efforts in this direction  had been in one instance shelved  a. d in the other ignored.  The meeting then adjourned  to a committee of the whole to  study water service.  by Madge Newman  Last week the Badminton Club  met and voted to play weekly  during the winter, ea.ch Tuesday  evening in the Hall. Len Allen  was elected president of the club,  with Doreen Matthews as secretary. This, js a good game; more  people  should  try   it.  Mrs.  J.   Eldred  and  two  child-.  ren   have   come  from  Kitimat  to  visit  Mrs.   Eldred's   mother,   Mrs.  W. Forrest.  The J. Bevington family have  left the district to reside in Vancouver.  Rod and Gail MacKenzie have  returned to Vanderhoof after  visiting their grandmother, Mrs.  C. Coughlin, and aunt, Mrs. L.  MacDonald; During their short  stay they renewed acquaintances  with former school buddies.  St. Aidan's Junior Choir is  again present at church following a summer vacation. Mrs. Dora  Blake shoulders the responsibility  of training the children and choir  practice is Thursday evening. Organist is Mrs.  C. Harbord.  Our congratulations to Harry  Winn on winning the Good Citizen award.  The Herb Berdahls are rejoicing in the birth of a son in VGH  last week.  The ladies of the Canadian  Legion Auxiliary held a very successful tea at the Legion Hall'  on the 25th. The. door prize, a  large bath towel, was���, won "by  Mrs. P. Edmonds. A handsome  silver butter dish was raffled  and the. lucky winner was Mrs.  M. Warlow. Mrs. R. Hughes received a box of hasty notes for  her-skill'in the guessing contest.  The Rhythm Pals, Mike, Mark  and Jack, have been engaged to  play for the PTA dance on October 10. Don't forget that date.  Birthday Party  Mrs. J. Redman, Sechelt. was  hostess of an afternoon party, the  occasion being the birthday of  her mother, Mrs. M, Clampitt,  who lives in West Sechelt.  FOR SALE  1953 Plymouth Sedan  Fully Equipped  Less Than 4000  Guaranteed Miles.  Greatly Reduced price  CHUCK'S MOTORS  Phone   54-W Sechelt  The tea table was centred with  a birthday cake, which was cut  by the honoree, after she had  blown  out the candles.  Guests who were there to wish  Mrs.    Clampitt   many   happy   re  turns of the day, were Mrs. E. E.  Redman, Sr., Mrs. W. B. Billingsley, both of West Sechelt; Mrs.  C. Lucken, Wilson Creek; and  Mrs. A. J. Meating, of Vancouver,   a   recent  visitor  to   Sechelt.  'TLL MEET YOU AT THE CASTLE  IN THE HEART OF THE CITY."  MArine 8531  VANCOUVER, B.C.  AL. BLACK, Manager  750 Granville Street  To: TOTEM REALTY "'  Gibsons  (Serving the Sechelt Peninsula)  We appreciate your co-operative attitude toward  our service to Port Mellon, so kindly expressed in your  Coast News Advertisement of 24th September .issue.  C.C. Lawrence,  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT, . LTD.  Union  GENERAL   STORE  SECHELT.  B.  C.  THIS STORE WILL BE   CLOSED ON MONDAYS.  Commencing October 5th, until  further Notice  EXCEPTING DEC. 21st and DEC. 28th,  MEATS: Extra Special:  Swift's "EMPIRE'" Bacon, sliced side.  Rindless, Cello-wrapped halves, pkt.   ..    36^  Saturday Only  BEEF: Sirlon Steak, choice "A"   lb 74^  T-Bone Steak, choice "A"   lb 75^  Wing Steak, choice "A" lb 73f  GROCERIES:  "SOLO" Margerine, 2 lbs 71^  "FLUFFO" Shortening, lb   29^  "McCLAREN IMPERIAL Cheese, lb.  87^  HARDWARE:  WE STOCK GLASS  All sizes on hand, or we will  Cut glass to your measure.  AIR-TIGHT HEATERS  STOVE PIPES, '���/���������  ACCESSORIES  nn  BUS SCHEDULE Now Operating GIBSONS. PORT MELLON  Leaves  Gibsons  DAILY  DAILY  TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS  (shopper's special)  SCHOOLDAYS  SAT1. SUN. ,&.- HOLIDAYS  SUNDAY NIGHTS:  __F*rone 60  Sechelt  7:10 a,m,  9:45 a.m.  1:00 p.m.  3:20 p.m.  3:45 p.m.'  9:40 p.m.  Leaves Port Mellon  SCHOOLDAYS  SAT. SUN. & HOLIDAYS  TUESDAY & SATURDAY  (shopper's special)  SCHOOL DAYS  SAT. SUN. & HOLIDAYS  DAILY  SUNDAY NIGHTS  8:00 a.m.  9:00 a.m.  10:30 a.m. FOR BEST RESULTS  USE THE COAST NEWS CLASSIFIED  Thursday,     Oct.     1,     1953    The.Coast News  ��@f*V!Ce  Guaranteed  RICHTER'S   Radio  Will Buy Used Radios  Or Accept "Trade-Ins"  Phone Sechelt 25J  Suggest:  Use  "HOME" Products  For Good, Clean, Efficient  Service.  Lou & Jack Fox  Phones 30 M & 45 R Sechelt  NEW & RECONDITIONED  accessories and Repairs  LAWN MOWERS  SHARPENED  Impairs To AH Wheel Goods  SELMA CYCLE  ��� Member of Cycle Trades Association  Located At Selma Fishing Resort  Phone Sechelt 69 M  (Continued from page 2)  interest in the planting and do  a much better job than casual  labor ever would; this is an important ' factor, as care with  which the seedlings are handled  determines to a large degree, the  survival rate. At present, survival about 85 percent, which is  very high. Frost heave, and  other factors, such as animals  eating the small trees, often  bring it down.  Here are some surprising figures supplied by Messrs. Sheasgreen and Mullholland: a good  planter, working favorable  country, can plant from 750 to  1,000 trees a day���enough to  reforest a little more than an  acre.  The government's forest service furnishes all seedlings, with  the exception of exotics being  planted experimentally. The  eeedlings ' are supplied by the.  government free of charge from.  Forest Service nurseries at Duncan, Campbell River and Green  Timbers.  Foresters are learning more  about planting each year, and  they have found that seeds do  best right on the spot where they  were grown. Slope, shade, elevation, water supply, soil conditions and other factors all affect  the growth rate and vigor of the  young trees.  At least 90 percent of all cut-  over lands on the coast will restock voluntarily if given a  chance. Tbe only "fail soots''  found so far on lands of Canadian Western Lumber are areas  which suffered fires after the  regeneration had become  established but before the trees  wereidd enough to throw seed.  This eliminated the seed source,  and automatically necessitated  planting.  I came away from the beautiful new forests convinced that  as long as government and industry are determined to grow trees  "Hensom,    the   company    ap-     accidents,   but   after   all,   yon:  predated your efforts to avoid     fcnust do* some, work."  ���either by encouraging Nature,  or by planting���the people of  this province have nothing to  worry about.  However, the public also has  it's responsibility, and that is to  help cut down the fire hazard,  and to keep its elected representatives alive to the importance  of our forests.  Text Of Good Citizen  Scroll  FOR SALE  1949 Mercury  3   Ton,  5 yard  DUMP TRUCK  A 1  Condition  Good Rubber  CHUCK'S MOTORS  Phone 54 W Sechelt  "Gibsons and District Board of  Trade Good Citizen Award 1953."  Do unto others . . . has long been  the finest rule of life. To him  who can practise this great precept goes the thanks and appreciation of the world, and a  vibrant well-being within.  The recipient of this, our first  award, has well exemplified the  Golden Rule. His friends are legion. They who have received  kindness from him stretch down  the years���a monument of memory���to a man who has given far  and beyond the call of duty.  It is the hope of this Board of  Trade in awarding Harry Winn  our   first   Good   Citizen   Award,  that he will be spared many years  in which to guide by his example,  those of lesser calibre.  Harry  Winn   has  obeyed   with  modesty and fidelity, the greatest  injunction  of  all.  ... as you would have others  do unto you."  ANOTHER  NEW  BANK CUSTOMER  Johnny's hank account is one of nearly  9,000,000 now carried hy Canadians in  the chartered banks ���3 J50,000 opened  in the last ten years alone. Today,  practically everybody goes to the bank.  Competition among the banks in all  forms of banking service is one of  the reasons why you, like Johnny,  can expect prompt, efficient,  courteous attention to your needs  at your own local branch.  THE BANKS SERVING YOUR COMMUNITY  Visitors At Sector  Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Meating- of"  Vancouver,   were   guests   at   _&e  Sechelt   Inn.     Mr.   Meating   was  here  making   routine   audits   for  the  S.S.   &   M.A.   Branch   of t&gi-  Provincial     Government.     M r s ~-  Meating,   who   is   from   Lom_as_;~  England,   said   she   had   enj_*re~l  the  friendly  way  in  which  they-  had  been  greeted  by the  peoples  of Sechelt. Both of them had hawf  time  to  do  a   little  sight-seeiag*  and  remarked   on  the  beauty of'  the district.  Selma Community  Club  Selma Park "Community ClM-ii'  is holding a whist drive and bhawcy  game on Saturday evening, Oct-  3, 1953, to entertain the members  and residents, also to raise funds  for the projects which the ClvCb  sponsors.  This Club assists by the members volunteering  to  do  door fs>  door canvassing for various d*ir_y-?&*  for   funds.   They   are   finan.cfa��?4F"  responsible   for  the  street EigSife?  of   Selma   Park,   which   the  residents   and   motorists   alike  mast  appreciate, as they are placed .��_r.  some of  the rather  blind  curves;  in the road.  S.S. & M.A. AUDITOR  ON PENINSULA  Mr. A. J. Meating of Vancouvwsr  -has been holding routine audEfss  for various firms on the Peninsula this past week. He is only  too. pleased to be of any help to*  ^merchants and businesses, &_<&.  states that there are many ways  in which he can give hints ai_cf  instructions tha may make the  collection and payment of this-  levy a little less onerous.  So pleased was he with the  place and the weather when he  came, that he phoned for his wife  to join him. She enjoyed the little  stay in Sechelt  greatly.  Mr. Meating has not complete-!  his work here, and expects to rev-  turn  shortly.  SEE   HASSAN'S  For  Fail  Fishing  Supplies  Be   Ready  For  Cooler Weather  With Clothing  And  Boots  From*  Phone   11-U  PENDER   HARBOUR  *l*-. *���.*.:-     ���*��*  -,'J.f-J 8  The   Coast  News    Thursday,     Oct.     1,     1953  police mm mm  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  In Magistrate Johnston's court  this week, traffic violators were  the most numerous. Mrs. Pearl  Tyson exceeded the speed limit  iat Selma Park, and paid a fine of  ten dollars and costs.  Driving without due care and  attention on the roads within the  Pulp Plant Area at Port Mellon,  despite the caution signs indicating ten miles per hour, cost Walter John Lenson, a surveyor, $15  and costs.  Ronald Bendy of Vancouver,  also Telma Brooker of Vancouver, were clocked at fifty miles  an hour in the vicinity of Sea  View   Cemetery.   They   were   as-  miBwmm^uwjispxm^  sessed a fine of $20 and costs.  Sidney Skarbek of Port Arthur,  Ont. was fined ��20 and,costs for  exceeding the speed limit at  Davis Bay. When checked, he  produced a license issued by the  Province of Manitoba, which had  expired on June 30th. He was  fined an addition $25 dollars and  costs for not being in possession  of a current B.C. driver's license.  Lome Campbell of Duncan exceeded the speed limit at Davis  Bay, as did Norman Boyd of  Vancouver. Each was fined ��20  and costs.  Donald Head of Selma Park  failed to observe the speed limit  in his own home area, and that  cost him a fine of $20 and costs.  Norman Walker of Sechelt was  found guilty of creating a disturbance at the community  Hall  at Roberts Creek during a dance  there. He was fined $15 and  costs.  For travelling at an excessive  speed in a thirty-five mile zone  west; of Gibsons cost Norman  Clark of Vancouver the usual  fine of twenty dollars, and costs.  Earl Edward Coe and ,John  Thornton of Selma Park were  each fined $20 and costs for exceeding the speed limit at Selma  Park.  William Crawford of Vancouver paid a fine of two dollars and  costs for parking in a no-parking  area at the intersection near the  Bank  in  Gibsons.  In this instance a dog own 2d by  Mrs. Buller on Marine Drive was  run over and injured and left on  the highway. Fortunately Mrs.  Buller went to look for hini. when  he did not come in when jailed  and found him before aiiother  car would have killed him outright.     What   kind   of  a   ijerson  would leave an animal in distress? Surely we have room for  more compassion these days.  We would like to welcome to  Sechelt, Mr. Minor, who is to  work at Standard Oil. Understand  he is a nephew of Mrs. Grace  Cooke, ,so that makes him one of  us, and doubly welcome.  Sechelt   ���  GIBS'  MEAT MARKET  Where Meat Is handled under the most  SANITARY CONDITIONS.  REGULAR PRICES  Choice Sausage, per lb  40^  Rindless Side Bacon, per half lb. 45^  Lean Minced Beef per lb  4��ty��  Boneless Stew Beef, per lb    55^  Pot. Roast of Beef, per lb 45^  'Smoked Picnic Pork Shoulder, lb.  52^  Order your Thanksgiving Turkey and Hams.  R.fV. Thacker  Chartered Accountant  ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF  HIS OFFICE FOR THE PRACTICE  OF HIS PROFESSION AT SECHELT.  Address: c/o Capt. A. Johnston  Box 428, Sechelt.  Telephone: Sechelt 96.  ���sXr\xsif' V-'r .vWVv '������:������-:��� it:*^* >f.-.'v< :*v-:'  ��� fiMill  ,as;mu.<:h As;  W^M^^M^  THIS  CLEAN     -     FIREPROOF  Light To Handle  $1.45 PER SACK  6c Per sq. Ft. ��� 2" Thick  JUST PHONE  ii  Gibsons 53  WE CARRY THE STOCK"  By ARIES  First fall meeting of Sechelt  PTA was held n the newly renovated basement of the elementary school. President Mr. Douglas  Oike was in the chair. Several  new members were received, and  three offices were filled: Vice-  president, Mr. Fisher; Librarian,  Mrs. Alice A., French; and Program, Mrs. H.  Stock well.  A school party will be held at ���  Hallowe'en   for  the   small   children,   and   an   entertainment   for  the teen-agers of Sechelt district.  A Harvest Supper will be held  with Mrs. Edna Wakefield convening, date to be announced  later. Representatives will go to  Pender Harbour to the Convention on October  3.  The new officers for #the year  were installed by Past-president  Mrs. Jack Redman. The meeting  was addressed by Mrs. L. S. Jackson, trustee of School District  No.* 46.  Nice to see Mrs. Evelyn Haslett  visiting. Sechelt, also her niece,  Mrs. Hendericks.  Visiting his mother, Mrs. Mar-  jori'e Hackett, were Mr. and Mrs.  Bob Hackett and infant son. Mrs.  Hackett is on a return visit with  them to Vancouver.  Visiting Mrv and Mrs. Stuart  Killick was Mr. and Mrs. J.  Borthwick and Mr. and Mrs. Tom  Killick, formerly of the B.&.K.  Stores in Vancouver.  Mrs. E. E. Redman entertained  at luncheon. Mr. and Mrh. Tom  Killick and Mr. and Mrs. J..Borthwick.  Nice to see Thelma Brooker on  a visit to Mrs. Dora Doyle. Sorry  to .hear she got a ticket for  speeding though it's a temptation  to hurry up when one has so little  time to spend on the Peninsula  and that little bit of paved highway encourages the foot on the  gas.  Mr.    and    Mrs.    MacLean    are  guests at Breamar for a few days.  Mr. and Mrs. Art Redman are  visiting the Redman Estate,-coming from New Westminster.  Mrs. A. Scott visiting Mrs.  Smurthwaite, from  Vancouver.  Over  150  mothers and friends  went to school recently  at  open  house   to   see   how   the   children  get along in  class and the work  they   do.   Action   songs,   nrbdels,  and  drawings  were  the  features  most talked about in grade one.  All rooms ywere visited, and tea  was   served '��� by   the    PTA.    The  young  mothers  enjoyed  the  get-  together  with   their  ffiends  and  the teachers.-They were received  by   Mr.    Maxwell    Tracy,    school  principal.       -;-.  It always "distresses us when  we hear of a callous act regarding  one   ��f   our {four-footed   friends.  Drilliilg '& Blastte!  wells, Basements, roads.  rock orjfhardpan, stumps  modern equipment.  H. \ D. Merrell  Phone 13 L  Wilson Creek  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th  P.T. A.  WITH THE  RYTHM PALS  Mike, Marc &. Jack  COMMUNITY HALL -  ROBERTS CREEK  MOVING  _.!  Jfina's Specialty Shop  (Gibsons)  IS MOVING TO PREMISES AT  GARDEN BAY  To Shop Formerly Occupied By Mrs. Lyons.  Opening Dates: Oct. 9 & 10  Door  Prizes - Coffee  Served  _<���  /  FALL SPECIALS  Top quality plants a,t reduced prices. Order your trees  and shrubs today ��� direct from this Ad and save up  to 40 percent. (Good for 14 days only at these prices)  Prices F.O.B. Vancouver, plus 3 percent tax.  1. THREE FAVORITE ROSES ���     V  Reg. $6.00 for $4.95  Mrs. H. M. Eddie, Charles Mallerin, Chief Seattle.  2. TREE OR STANDARD ROSES Assorted.  Reg". $3.50 for $.295  3. THREE DWARF TREES  Reg. $6.75 for $4.95  Transparent, Gravenstein apples and Eddie pear, all  2 year  4. HAWTHORNE, double scarlet, over 6^ Kiyy  Reg. $2.50 for $1.65 '���;-;".-  Useful Lawn Tree. ;>  5. AZALEA MOLLIS^yellow and flame  shadesr withy  buds. Reg. $2.50 for $1.65     V  6. THREE EVERGREENS ��� 1 each of  Eiwood Cypress 18" ��� Moss Cypress 18" ��������� Irish  Juniper 18". R^g. .$9.25 for $5.95  Free Catalogue  Eddie's Nurseries  W. 41st & _jLarine  Vancouver, B.C.

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