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 Victoria,   B.   C.  Phone your news o?~  orders to  Seventh Year of Publication  Vol. 8���No. 4       Thursday, January 28, 1954    Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  Korea Aftermath���UNKRA at Work  _$&f:  ��-��_���: ��v���� _|&^��i^lwe-,e^ silenced in Korea, the United Nations  r__fi|g_��:_!e^ trying^ to heal ttie  w���^dst caused by War. On�� of the key tasks facing TJNXRA in its  ' ie^n^ructlon wofk; is the rehabilitation of Korea's shipping.  Shown *��ove (ri&ht) is the "Chin Hae Man" dredge purchased  _y UNKRA^m^ shipped to South Korea where it  %|lK^?1i8^ westeri- harbors to peace  time naviiratioli. At left is the United States Navy dry dock, "USS  Ft. $$$^ to Koren.  n�� ���**/?&&^y;Q^^^  Addresses W. I.  ���MOTOR VEHICLES  BRANCH  TO    HOLD    EXAMINATIONS  Word comes from  the Howe  'Sound  Farmers'   Institute   that  It was unfortunate  that' bad    *e^   WU1    be-   representatives  weother  conditions caused-such   Xrom the Motor Vehicles Branch,  a small attendance at the Howe     Vlctori*' mJhe Dl/trl^ ��� Apni  ���  Sound   W.I.   Open  meeting  on.   ��� .esj**   ****>>   ?   deal  _ January. U9th^JFhbse%pi^^ -  expresed   keen   interest  ini  the       sJ   talk given by Mrs.  Ada  Shaw,  Provincial.. President. Also present  was'.'-Mrs.'" Doe, . Provincial  Secretary-Treasurer..  In speaking, Mrs. Shaw,tried  to  impress  upon:. the Members,  that, though this seems 'just one  small group of. women,; it;is these  small  groups' banded   together,  that can have far reaching results.  ! ��� '��� 12,000   Women  had   attended  the Toronto conference-, -26 Countries    w.ere    represented.    The  President   and   Delegates ..from..  each  Province took  a different  Subject to the Round Table Discussions.  .Mrs.   Shaw   was   proud   that  Howe Sound W.I. was. mentioned  as' an' example Institute for B.C.,  with the report of our work in  aid  to  The  Crippled   Childrens  Hospital. B.C.-also showed a fine  display of Handicrafts.-  Mrs.   Doe   gave, a  very  brief  outline   of Finances,   explaining  the way the Per Capita Tax was  used,   also   the  District   Affiliation Fee. . .:1"  ' :A surprise event at the#.close  oil-Mrs. Shaw's Address, was the  presentation   of .QflS.cek's'.' F��ns.  |pMrs. Morris as Past'President  the year the Present School Hall  was  built,   and to' Mrs? Haley/ ���'  iraumediate President.  : v;   When   thanking; the *' "Vis-itors  for their very informative Talks,  Mrs.   Haley   presented*.corsages."';  of;i Violets made by a W.I. member as a momenito of their stormy   ..-  trip to Gibsons.  ruoK ont  scapes Duipg  At Hopkiis  A freight truck; ^operated by  the Gibsons Cartage Company,  came as close as-cohort to a dip  in the Sound oh Mo^ay: Having  delivered freight i$n: Hopkins  Landing, they ttnickgwas retum-  ���ing to Gibsonis. Ploji^ing up the  . steep slope fromth^e-store to the  main road, the chains fouled the  hydraulic brake lihe��        .-, ���.-,  Witii. ���apprpxirnat^ly' five tons  of freight on the tru^k, the transmission gave, and tlie truck with-  ���ioji&t brakes, started^hack. Accord-.  Jng.  to ' one. ��� eyewitness, ,r the  vehicle was going at|about thirty  miles ani hour when.it .hit the  .dock. . ,- '���;   ;. ,y-  ������ i$l>., .-      . ;::y  .- John Wilsoii, tlie idriyery rode  down with his-lpad^^teering y:as  best he- might by hik rear-view  , mirrors. .. Al^ouj_h1|;he humped  along the guard ,rj|il, for some  distance, .he wate "ab$jk to halt the  load .without losing^ his vehicle  over, the side.:... .i��y..y^;. Vj  From then onti it was a towing  f j ob >; for;, Ritcheyyzmgy his tractor.  With . coimmehdabley. -eonsidera-  tibni, Mr. Ritchey flowered his  clearing blade and gave the road  a free ploughing job both .ways.  Orchids to John for his cool-  , headed action. The fact.that he  side swiped an old vehicle parked on ��he wharf does him no discredit.  eare  now  with  now  Gibsons Schools  Monday,' so few students were  able to arrive that classes were  suspended for the -day, and all  classes were cancelled for Tuesday.- 'School' sessions were resumed on Wednesday, Jan. 27th.  .< Deep snow drifted across highways prevented busses and cars,  from arriving at Gibsons. Children spent the days in enjoying  the unusual treat of plenty of  snow without great cold. Skis,  sleighs and other equipment, was /  made'use of. Some young enthusiasts scoured the village in  search of a toboggan, which was  not available.  AH members of the Village of Gibsons Landing Com^ssioniers  were present at Tuesday's meeting except the Chairman, J. Drummond. In his absence, due.to illness, B,. Ritchey took .me.eHaiirl'Ai.  this meeting^, it was.tfecided that roads cbmmissionerC.P. _iallent39_&  should try io'_ecure'the services of* a tractor for plowing out syifar  from village streets, to permit passagepf the Fire Truck, and to-  facilitate fuel deliveries etc'  The report .was received that  Several privatejpreniises had had  water-pipe frost breaks. In con��-  sequence, it 'was approved that  entry shut-offs to such premises,  be made ava$aMe during the  coming year.;      :/'';';^y-.> '''    -'' '��� V'  Following the ������T$pwt:ypty^:  -Peterson on his eon^uriica|ioni5:  vyit_-' the :Proyinci��d;Mre:(|feii^-"  in jhit-^e^t^  _lre^   Birigade'V'.^ou^���'^.not.   he.  , called, upon to, ^ ber .  itaridi  a  limit placed;; at.  three..  miles froni the village. Specifically, the boundaries would-be  the Hopkins Landing "Wharf on  . one   side,    and,'��������� the   .Cemetery.  Corner, on the other.  The   new   ���Culvert: pipe -; has  =been  installed, on   Jack  Lane. ���  'Back filling will have to await  improved weather conditions.  Accounts   in   the   amount  of  $417.99 were approved for payment.   An   interim  payment   of  $1000.00  was   to'be   made   to  Secord  and  Irgens,yrelatavevy;tp  their    work     clearing    Vill-tge  Rights of Way- The remainder^  it was scarcely, right to penalize the Sechelt Motor Transport  Company, in. view of the fact  that other busses frequently car-  \ ried standees, when traffic was  unexpectedly heavy. yy\  A report of the: activities'for  Hie year 1953 of the Gibsons  Volunteer Fire Bri|^(Je, /Was i re-'  'ceived frbm- their-ICIiiei}"TFrO.  ITeeney: A letter of thanks ahc_  1 coB_toeh_fe_tibh was toyioe sent  to him to be preseriied'1 tb1 the  Firemen, for thetr inVa-uable;  work and; public inte'resfr       *���'  S  During last week-ends stormy  weather, one of the Sechelt Transport's busses, meeting a car on  a bad stretch of the highway, to  Pender Harbour, was forced to  puUvover into such a position?  that the slippery road comiplefed  the Job, and the bus slid into the-  rbek^flbluff alongside the road-  A Welcome Intruder  Gibsons High School  On January 11th at Elphinstone High School, S. Truenian,  principal of the School, planted  an Oak Tree in the front yard,  to commemorate the coronation  .of Queenj Elizabeth II.  .       '  :  This oak tree was donated to  the School by Thomson's Nurseries; Gibsons. Similar trees  were planted in 1937 at the  Sechelt School:, and rin front of  what ywas * then, the Legion Hall  in Gibsons, to mark the. coronation of Elizabeth's fatlier, King  George VI."  ��� This variety of Oak is found  to grow well in B.C.^s-lew.eT -  mainland coastal.areas, and with  care should be a mbmento for  maily"' generatiohs. of stii'denfe at  filphihstone Itighr     ;'���'".";y.'-":'  -this was to he paid-followngfih-  ^-spectitm. and^^approv^l^of ^ &S��^��$^  pleted work. The  sahie wasy&y****^* rbeks and went on its  hold' for  Chanapionahid"White  account for material received.  Correspondence was dealt  with in the matter of the reclassification of the "Gower Point  Road. This, it is expected will  be dealt with fully at the meeting to .he held between the of-  . ficials of the Department of  Public Works and the Village  Commissioners.  - Tiiis nieeting was to have been "  held recently, but had to be postponed on account of weather  and poor travelling conditions.  In. regard to this meeting, a letter was to be sent to the Minister'  way, but not before damage  amounting to $2078.00 had been,  done to the body.  I. Osborne Awarded  Safety Cerlsfioai  Mr. Ted Osborne, Jr., of O.  and O. Logging- Companiy, was  recipient of a safety award at  the recent Truck Logger's Convention in' Vancouver.  These awards are based oh ar;  ratio   pf, number   of   accidents-  against the mimber of marl hours  ."of Public  Works thanlting him': "worked   each   year.   The   fewer  ..-for his interest in local affairs.  A letter of thanks was to be  sent' to Mr. R. Macnicol for his  very qpmpreliensive and informative   letter.. on   the ��� matter   of  accidents in the year, of course,  lowers.tlie Compensation Board  assessment against the logging  industry.     -  Congratulations    to. .Mr.    Os-  SgHOOL RED  CROSS   ,  NfeTS EIGHTY TWO rJOLLARS  y_-Earlier this -year,; .the .Grade-  Seven classes at Gibsons started  ayiRed Cross Project wliicli 'became a huge success.yA* doll -and  ���vrrirdrobe ensemble made a -total  of $82.00, when the class - sold  membership tickets for-a draw.  :Pattie McCance was the winner  of^the draw.  Mrs. Evans, one,pf the ..tea.eh.ers,,  sponsored   the   event,   and   the  classes feel,thanks are due,to-her  ,possible= standees in. the Sechelt:;:-borne   on   winning   this   safety  Busses   on. occasion.- Mr.   Macr. ;award certificate.    ,     .... ���..:*...-..  Nicol    very    clearly   explained .���' ~~.       ~~- ~    T       ~"  rhow it was occasionly possible  for need to stand, once the. busr  ses loaded at Horsheshoe Bay.  This he explained, niight often'1';  be due to the habit of passengers  of* walking onto the ferry, not  hjavingl bought tickets at: the  ���wharf office, and only at the  last minute purchasing tickets  from the driver. In this way,  it was impossible for the agent  at the wharf to know what accomodation  might be recjuired,  Wearing;a headdress worn By his.ancestors for;centuries^ tfaei:  mayor of Pisac, a town in Peril, hears :^)f recent chemical ^dvanc��a;v  as they will affect his pedple.;yDoinj�� t^e ,explai^^ :.  Hermosa, Chief Medical Officer in the area'^fo'r^'the United Nation��.^  Children. Fund (UNIGEF) whose DDT dusting teams are spray- ''  ing inhabitants and houses in - remote Peruvian viHagfes in an energetic campaign against typhus^ With?the cooperatiola-'of 'the-v5llag-":  ers; the disease is rapidly being wiped out by UNICEF experts^: ������.  aoiopnone  utage Explaineif  ,. Last  .week,   there  were   both:  'hews   and   Editorial   comments  concerning the lack of communication   from   the   Peninsula   to  'Vancouver, and among them was  a mention  of the fact that  the  radiophone was not working.  Harry Win.n, from the- Gil?sons-  and therefor he could npt,prder,;  telephone   . off ice,    kindly    pro-  more to meet the ferry at the     vided  the  explanation  for  this;  Horseshoe  Bay  side.     . .   \ ���..��.;, . misfQ.rtune...;  -   Mr.   Macnicol suggested 'that'      'Part of the mechanism at the  ��� "   ��� '      ��� '     '.'   ' \y     .    "   y   ��� ���".'���'������        Gi.hsoi^'s. end   had.  gone, out   of  '��*��w!i^'><'^  ;-. ,    ;;. ,..  .....   v��   ., .^Oj.sen.d .for..-, a, techr4Qian from.  BOUND   OVER;;*;;''   T'. *':'yi:^y^   "'yancouver���������to put "it right.'  v. In���.Magjstra,te: Jphi^ton'svcp.urt-,< .trSh<e.- technician wa_> unable to>  tiher^; 4?^e���videtice:rfthatiihe���-c_i^'���v���.o^me-nto - -Gibsons ? because ^��iO'  wgaMieg: i�� va deterrents:rto epetty 'ier��ry:- waSur-running,-' due' to* the-  Iaiy^..;mfi-act3o.Ds,,v^r4^ i^Scjuamish; However, he -appear-  only.pn.e case-.tp^repoptvi:..���������. .-���' '������" ed-on the very first trip'to make  ��� ���: Jam/?Sr; yWllfredi ^ottoin . vof- the necessary repairs.  Sechelt was charged with-assault'-���������: That this had to liappenat the  and was bound over to keep the same time that the regular tele-  peace for six months, on^ his ownr phbhe and telegraph services-  ,r*ecbgiriizan'c"e fti^'tiie^amOunt'-'of "werie 'Piit alsoj' was pure cb-  $__0:_0;^;:       ���:' ;   ::"���'���''>--���-' :  <���' 'inciderice:       ''.'"'  ��� '.'��� i.:*��i��'.y  '.! ���  i. <: ���  '.-.' -*-*:''..���'f  ���*v The Coast News    Thursday, January 28, 1954  oast wtwz  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO  WORTMAN.  Editor  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  __3t_orlzed as second class mail,  Post Office Department,  Ottawa;  Rates off Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  BUSSES '  Sir:'  We have noted in your columns lately, in letters to you,  and in an article on the Village  of Gibsons Commission meeting,  some criticism of the busses and  their drivers. If the people *of  the Peninsula^bniy knew it, they  e  by L.S.J.  These protracted cold spells  remind me of the winter of 15-  16. It was when the Sound was  frozen over from Andy's Bay to  Bear Point. Probably only once  in a lifetime would one run into  are getting a.Jot more and better    ,.���...��� ,..     ..   ,        ,.  ������      ������ .  -<��� ������������.' , . _     anything like that arctic scene  bus service than is usual in such m*.   **���      ..    ���r���      ��� ..  This was the way of it: some.  Phone Gibsons -5W  ''____: 128 Gibsons  British Columbia.  litll tale  l*ast. week's storm: was a bit of a nuisariceV w_ a<_mit. We found  Jttvi2_5oiwenient to have done a neat back-_itp ���nds_�� down hard  when not expecting a fall. It wasn't the best policy to do a slide-  ^slip -into���;.__. ditch, either. But then, we cwisoled ourselyes, these  __tinigs don't last, and in a day or tfwo all will be well. And what's  'z& little, snow to an old -prairie chicken* any way? Then^ the ferry  <___in't run. Then the mail didn't cbnie. Ah,/well, we said on Monday,  IVs about finished now. Wednesday should see us all in order again.  So what? Snow on Thursday. More disruptions of traffic and  : mail service. Snow on Friday, with atoother blow down the Sound.  More need for chains, snow1 shovels and the' like. More froze*, pipes,  more fuel going up the chimney. .  But what this country needs, we thought, is a^^ trip, to the anti-  SMSdes each autumn (first having drained; our water systems). It. had  _*��_sedto be either a joke or a challenge. Someone must have given  a carbori copy to the weather man, instead of the next one in the  series. **  And then we took a peek at the Calendar. After all, its only  .January. Can Spring be far behind?  the living not the dead  If you were asked~to donate money to aid all the people who  ;  lfc_rve died from various disease, during the past year, your reaction  jwould undoubtedly be, "how silly cam you get"?  .@tn& the Kinsmen Clubs of B:.C. who sponsor the B.C. Polio  refund, could not agree more heartily. That would be a stupid thing  to ask people to give money for.  Consequently except for a normal, human amount of _yimpathy  5&Dr those unfortunates who have succuimtoed. from the ravages of  JPolio, the Kinsmen are not interested in them. But the living? That  is a different thing.  It is a? known fac^1^ very small  ipercehl^e of th_;total of all deaths causecl ^K4jv^^ip^^'.^Ss|^^^9l?TlxuSS""  the average person who contracts polio'm  art a large number of cases, to face -the world and' tfteir future exist-"  ��_iee as a paralytic. These are the people that arouse the interest  __: the Kinsmen and the Polio Fund. These are the people on whbse  Sjehalf you are asked to contribute; not the dead, but the living.  Proper care and ii^tmetit can do a great deal for thefati. Practically useless muscles can be taught to function again; hands that  might be used for no better���purpose than propelling a wheel chair,  scan be trained to perform u_eful trades and arts; minds that are  \_r_ady to-give up in despair eahrbe charged with optimism: aind once  again, be imbued with the1 joy of living.  This is a job worth doing; this is a cause worthy of your contribution. So when someone points out to you that polio takes comparatively few lives, remember that though this is true,; you are  jEOntributing to the welfare of the many victims of this, disease who  .live, riot the few who died.  places.  ''!"..''  As far,-as one of the passengers  talking to "the driver is concerned  the  fault was with the passenger. It might be that the driver  had read or heard the story of  the  city  bus   driver  who   was  fired  when  he  asked  someone  to be quiet. Anyway, the driver  should be congratulated on his  patience   and  good driving   in  spite    of   the    passehger,    not  blamed  because  of the passenger's talkativeness.  .    The btfter business of someone  cbmplateini ^'because passengers  occasionally had to stand when,  the bus was full makes one wonder if that perison ever saw a  city bus going by with standees  froni front to back of the bus.  Also if that person was inconvenienced by standing, what the  rest   of   the   polite   passengers  were   doing,   hot   offering   to  share a seat. Arid is that passenger a regular traveller, and used  to wmotifions,  or someone who  makes maybe two trips a year  and expects pullmah service oh  a tourist ticket?  Maybe these grumbling passengers would like to see Pacific  Stages bri: the ��� Peninsula.* -for  some personal reason. Then they  would get as many trips as  Pacific Stages pleased to run,  and no more. Then too), any.  wages paid would not be t6 local  men; nor wx>uld they be spent  here.  ��� If some of these critics knew  "what the possible results of their  grumbling are, they might first  try sending word of their complaints to the bus company first,  and see what changes could be  made locally, before they carry  thetn through others to such  places as the 'Public Utilities  Commission.  Bus Rider.  from Seaside Park about a mile.  He and his wife were very fond  of this part of Howe Sound, and  Mrs. Plowden had planted daffodils all over the woods on their  place, which was very effective  in the spring. . There are still  some there and they are a nice  memorial to a kindly and cultured woman.  Getting back to the hay, we  loaded it into the flat bottomed  (Continued on page 5)';  (See Arctic in Howe Sound)  one had phoned that there was  a logger at Port Mellon without  feed for his horses. Mr. W.W.  Winn the P.M. and what have  you, came after me. "Could we  take some hay down as far', as  Thormborough Ranch" which  was close enough for him to get  at it. ''Sure"; we could and did.  Believe me, we had four bales  of hay-and a: sack of balsfWHerii'  we got to the jedge of ithe ice  it wasy six inches thick; and; if '-���;  the logger could have got over  the tide breakage, it would cert-  airily hay^.ca^ied^^^team.  ���One '-sight = that;^niet^bj^;^eyes  wasytwoIfirgelaunches db^ to-  the gtiH^yaies about a^h^^l^.  inside"lM;ice^Qne/i  -the; bther/ ^jfe^df -"'Ict-idkS-'-ij^i^i-^iSaai:"''-  you; Can't ;ihakeyHn���:&e:^eM$rx.;  out pf 3b'wpp^^y^^.yyyyiy v  There  was  a  stray  dog  out  there   and  the   usual - gang  of;  crows   and  seagulls.   Evidently  they had emptied the grub locker be_bre -fhey' abandoned snip..  One of mese boats belonged to  Mr. Plowden, a Retired-'man,..who.-  had a nice place up the beach  H ��� ���  ��� H  ���  \>:  Syndicate repr��ctit��tive  ^mm"y^y--^-yyyy;,  "y'y ."-���' Write or Phone  y,:lx^y^^:j^j^^y  yy. ���. t>istrict; -; lS_i_n;Hge_--  '"'vi:_iiC^  PERSONAL   FINANCES   CAN   BE  TAILCI_j_3Ef TO MEkgUfiE. t66  .   B of M, Joint iVcCdutits nt J^ IClnds _r "JFigutes"  ��� .-*... * '   ���  A lot of people nowaday* buy suits or costumes, )^ven houses,  ^tailored to meet their parsoru-l xequa___n��n_k! But, too often, the  at?qual n_��d for a "tailored" bank account is overlooked.  In many cases, for instance, married couples, clubs and social  -<t_to_pB, do hot' realise __e convenience of opiating a Bank of  -Montreal joint aecount; Such an account is held by two or more  ^erriwas* Withdrawal1 arahgements fc_xr^be^made-,-a_> desiiied; Some-  -txme_v it is*.agreed that any dtt-^of Ztfe^  '-eaitly.-'to ^any'- amount.. Ik- ���&&&���'.���&&<���'&  3mo or1 more' signatures are- rebuked1 on e*��r|" chequed __���  Xt*_ easy to see how valuable ^hes_ "tailored" joint accounts  ^Srew For household finzmcingr for encouraging, family "savings projects   and for keeping, association funds- "on top'V there is   no  founder method, Mike Landry, accountant of the B of M's Gibsons  ��� T*ut;^Bechelt. branchos, will gladly explairi all of the details  of a  Zioint account ''tailored" to your n��e__c Why not consult Mr. Landry  ...mcaet tirhe you^re1 passing? advt.  . Aln open letter to Mir Xjiwreiice.  ������&; * Since   open4? ���lett^s'^are,:, tJ^e.;  order of the day I hasten to adid  my two cents worth.  I recall^ the day youyjotnade  your first ftrip, in a passenger  car andi (everybody wondered  "why''. A'4 I see ^it, the rapid  growth of your b^sin^  not to luck,, but to hard work  and a genuine^ desire, on the part  of yourself; and your employees,  to do .a good job. This you have  done and I would like to cbni-  mehciy ybti (oh the efficiency of  your" service;; ���  If the tiding public wished  to taikre tiihe to think it over they  mu:str see t]feit you* your drivers  ai|d' ;^ _^HfsMic_J,'; ��� - are working  hard1tc%e^-��eii ^Jkl^:iii^:'^is';s|3S-  ..vi^V;:)_ii)ae^r:;'^_at;V- difficulties,  inyoivlng^ -|ong; boursy and ������ treach-  er^a_^y^6Miin tiijat  . .thjeyi^^^^p&ty atVthis-ttine"'  be)payi^;^eir}%ay;'_^'tnat:  .theih^ofi!' ihe;ro^s>'_M?'lei: the'"'  ; pe-^j^e'^wh^le^fSi   ,'.. Beciau__'jyyotivy;a_ ���  , /thfe^cp^npa^ry:'- also"��� ptit> ihv y6ur"  full stint d-iylrtg; yolir^ drivers  daiij^ take their" lives in th>ir  ��� -lawis^'the mechahic_^tol_^b*si'  :thk^i^y^e(--}Mf cbid^ h'buri of  . the^ra_ht^b-; ke^-'bus��&_: in" M-1'  ^;!C<M^ibIiA^ a_Hav fc^bJeficiary,  ]y$ji^^  vice^.v-y-'- -  .   ifc'^^raa;-. di^rict in Bi;C:; i_;":  there bett;er ^ryice, or b^er  busses.   Por   niy money, ^ w*ien  betier Tr'ansport companies  come   to   be,    "Cec"   will   be  responsible.  Bus Rider  1  I  a labor leader  speaks of freecicm  'We believe in the American way  of life; we believe in {He profit  system; we believe in free enter  prise; we believe in a fair return  on invested capital ^nd we beleve,  finally^ in[the principle of a vhigh  standard of living for the worker.  'To the workers represented by the  American Federation of Labor, the  preservation of freedom and peace  is the first consideration. We can-  not live without freedom. We cannot prosper without peace. \Var  destroys in a moment the labor of  iriariy years. Yet, if necessary, we  I  I  i  1  aire resolved to face the terrors of  war td defend our freedom.?tf  GfiOEGE MEANT, President,  AL^nc^ih Federation of Labor,  at thei Ainerican Legion  Gohvention, St. L6ui$, Missouri,  [2nd,'.lSi^yyyy^  a  -!...---. '.-������  m  /  Published as -aa Advertisement by  BWlTISHCb_OM-UA p-_DERATION OFTBAOK AND JND__TRV  '$X-PM'-&  ,-*���/-'  llXfr' Sechelt  By ARIES  LOCAL   COUPLES   WET>  A very pretty wedding took  place in the Indian Mission  Church here, when Yvonne  , Shields, daughter of Mrs. Amelia  Shields, aih<_ the ; latfe-FraSbis  Shields, was united in marriage  wsth Gilbert Joe, son of Mr. and  Mi;s. Clarence Jbe.  The bride chose for wedding  a white  isatih   gowni with  full  over net skirt j  with finger tip  veil studded with seed pearls,  and wore ahaib headdress with  fcteed  pearls iand  caried white  carnations.  i    .-Her'''ylfHdesmaid,. Miss Berna-  dette Joe, wore  a semi-formal  dress   of   Alice   Blue   Taffeta,  white "small  flowered  hat  and  veil, with white accessories', and ,  carried1 Pirik carhatiohis.  j       Best m��tn was brother of the  gr$pr_c Benny We.  ^ie g&repnpny w^s performed  by .the Residential school principal, Rev. Father Nolan.  ^(Dver one hiinred' guests attended the receptionin |he Cbuncil  Hall, on -the tn&ain. Reservatioh.  Both bride and groom are from  , Weft 'khoWn;:"'fn_ti_n' families of  the/Sechelt Band-yy  Rev. Father' Royea was the  officiating priest at the Wedding  of Deanna ./Louie*' daughter of  ^^^nd������Mrs. FitzLpuie, and  Norman Marks, son of Mr. and  I_jrs. Joe- Marks, well known  familiesjof thei Sechelt Bahdr~*  Wally Marks, brother of the  groom was best Man, and Shirley Paul was bridesmaid. The  bride was very prettily attired  in a White Satin gown with low  shirred neckline and Bishop  sleeves, with finger tip veil held  in place with tiny rose buds. She  carried small red rose buds and  tiny white Chrysanthemums. ���>  The bridesmaid iehose ; a pale  Pink nyloni^  -floral headdress^j^rr^diig ^white^  ., chryc^nthemums.iy:-^^:-:'>V ���������/^       "^  A reception ior a large number of guests was, held in  the  Council hall after the ceremony  ANNUAL MEETING  At the Annual meeting.of the  Native Sisterhood, on the Indian  Reservation, the following were  elected: Mrs. Wilfred John, Pres-  . ident;, Mrs. C. Graigan. Vice-  President; Mrs. Ernie Joe, Secretary; and Mrs. Alfred August,  Treasurer.  PARTIES  A surprise shower was held  for the new baby of Mr. and Mrs.  Jimmy . McCurdy, at. the home  of Mrs. Fred Mills. A large num-  don't miss a thing in  co  *�����  V**  - *v___wwS. _ y %&&^<-<- ���������i$pi  1 ������������;v^K_*^_<t-  .'.-���<fc'  sm^^mj^i  her of guests were in attendance,  and many lovely gifts were received for the; baby:  -  Mrs. Frank August celebrated  a birthday recently, and ehterl  tained a few guests at a very  nice party.  BRIEFS " '  %  Glad to hear Mr. Stewart  Killick is b4ck again from hos-  pitaiffor a rest period only however. He has to go in later for  an operation.  Mr. Bob Lemieux is in "v'an-  couyer in hospital, where he has  undergone an operation for a  knee injury.  Miss Lindsey Nickson of Rex-  wood Sechelt is in Vancouver,  to meet the newly arrived neice  born to Mr^ and Mrs. Douglas  Sutherland recently.  Mr. and Mrs'. Norman! Walker  and Georgina have left Sechelt  to make their home in Prince  Thursday, January 28, 1954    fhe Coast News  Lucky winners at the Wednesday show this week were Eve  Moscrip, Tommy Aytpn,  Marion Cooke.  Tlie Local Girl Guide Association is tlie sponsor p_ guide  and Ibrownie^training. At the  momehit'the membership is made  up of parenisiof^^f children, who  are in the two "groups, but the  A^bci^tion welcomes anyone,  vfhh is inWesfe^, to join. The  meetings are /on/the second ivlon-  day each ihonth and tlie next  one will be at the home of Mrs.  Lep Johiisctti, Febjmsury. 8th.  There/are ,twen|y Giri Collides,  under the ieadej^hip of three  Gui&ers, J^rsjH^. Ladd^ Mrs.  C. Mborehouse, iBjoth oi Selma  ^rik," an^'.lVi&s. Len Allan of  Roberts Creekv  Mrs.  A.W. #illiams, Sechelt,  Glad to report -feat Jfttrs. W.B.  Billingsley %hp lias been very  ill is now very niuch Betterand  able to get up for^a'; little while  and will soon be back to normal.  is Brown :pwl for the twenty-  six. Brownies,; with three Brownie Guiders, Mrs, Ross Laycock,  and Mrs. Tom Walker, both of  Sechelt, and Mrs. Jack Morrison  of S��hna Park. Their Fairy Godmother is Mrs. E.G. Chambers  of Sechelt.  The Association lias planned  a Mother and Daughter Banquet  for February 22, for Ahe Guides  and Brownies. This is Thinking  Day, the date of the joint birth  date of Lord * and Lady Badeii-  J>owell. The children commem-  prate the day by thinking of  their sister Guides and Brownies  in other countries of the world.  The members of the Local  Girl Guide Association are busy  on plans for their one public  event of the year, which has  been set for May "4th, and will  foe a tea, with sale of home cook-  ing, sewiig, and garden plants.  The Dominion wide Cookie  Week of Guides and Brownies  is scheduled for April.  p.  j. :,    *  SPECIAL   PRICES  During   Our  YEAR-END   INVENTORY  Clearance Of  CLOTHING & SHOES  Take Advantage of   Thisi  Opportunity  For Real Values  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER HARBOUR  3^"*" '*-  -yr.--.:::-...   :  -,",>   \ <**���  *��        ��    ^A  coALiim.  codb oudt'fpfi, Ms. 4 (A/oA^ecC koJtch ahtiqkk, -���-  l/vd&wtkMA HA^kU. Bat c9 eaio^uL <�� Saj^wjj^w  uku qwUi, ouy'tklb aAjowbtL au/t \m* t(o!/ ai/v ou&  Mow iO'iAt iakm. "ko4m�� ity omxL ^ Uvci  ItiqUsl    Kip AOIAAAjcLI   NO AIMAZ, <>��-  \Jw_t tjott, om/L [\bwK p'dcfc,  xi&mv Im. tin- Ak<i. cPto tMMu^l"  AFTER 2>/2 YEARS AIR FORCE EXPERIENCE  * (j/Vvt AiAAL MOW d? m&Aib /wr wXdaMv  tUt 4A1^1MamJ\ (KC[aiM>���"OMMp^Jii  F/O BOB KIRKfATftlCK  There are  immediate openings now  for more men to train and fly as  Air Crew Officers in the RCAF!  OAV^ATOtMlttfWAI.IO!,  23. ���� Vorcovw, (emvd th*  ��CAf -m S*ptM��b*r. 1951 ���  tram*. omI *+rt+4 v* a Kav��Qa<  tioa Oifiecr <w S����c_> and Kqkiw  0})_--Hom   fa ,Mm��   for   NorHt ~  -2�� 1^_LS____-:_^i''^^&^  Dir��cfOf of f ���ft��iifi��l Momninf f  i-:>'i-o r-  FREEDOM  | mr*te����f nqinrvamtf; *W' mi*(i wv awihbl*  ��*7.iL"C-..0';' .-ii.  te Im _.C.A.f.  (pl����Mpf��Ml)  ���   ��   ���   ���   *  (ft_q_na��>      (CteteSae N__��>  MipyiKcs.  ��**��������*  ��a��taaUp^iy>v'"'-:,:''  For c��mpl������ i#rfotma��i��n ��n pay, tforf�� ����5ln!n�� enrf '^���e>  bon��fit���� s#�� th�� Ctm&r C��wno��SE��ff _3 y����? <t��9f��tf  RCAF R��ei_ifin0 Wi��l�����or tmri! tfels c��_poA t��_��y.  I $mm AOBxsss..  , ...  I E��_ .'ATIOW (fey fs__* ����d pr*vf���ce)   I ,y��y W b�� l? brt Ml y*�� S5, >agfe, wrf n*v�� JMnr A_>^������  t Wto��epj^r^fc<b|/))0^C9ftifcet* It Praof eS'ttoeoHoa.  ���  .__   ^      X: .... y   y .C^"5?*a*11?'* .  V _��_����*��� ai8a����_��t_nc__i4___>___��_attca_>a_B>___��a_a��a^^  f  8  I  s  I  I  E  I The Coast News     Thursday, January 28, 1954  Fort  ief  by Mrs. Swan-.  At a meeting of the W.A. to  the Community Church Tuesday  Night, plans were started for a  concert to be held in March.  A "Travelling Basket" is to be  started immediately to raise  money to help buy a piano for  the Church. Further meetings  .will be held the third Tuesday  of each month in the Library,  until further notice.  The Library Board has received a parcel of books from  Mrs. Nessie Brown. She was  Postmistress here before moving  to Vancouver, where she is now  in; the auto-court business. She  sends greetings to her Port  Mellon friends.  The wedding of Mr. John  Homer of Port Mellon and Miss  Lorna Allard, of Rosetown, Sask,  took place recently in the Presbyterian Church at 10th and  Columbia, Vancouver.  The bride's sister, June was  bridesmaid, and C. Homer, the  Groom's brother was best man.  A reception wa�� held in the  Cave Supper Club later.  Mrs. A. Greggain home from  hospital. Mrs. M.M. McKenzie  accompanied her and will stay  for two weeks. Mrs. Greggain  wishes to thank all the kind  people who sent her cards and  letters during her spell in hospital.  Mrs. F. Rennie is still in bed  after a fall two weeks ago, when  her dog on the leash got into a  fight with another dog. She suffered painfully bruised legs and  back.  Tommy Burns, laid up with  chickenpox, is missing all the  fun in the snow.  Mrs. P. White is. making slow  progress in hospital.  Val Peterson was unable to  celebrate her third birthday  Monday, being very ill. She has  made a speedy recovery since,  however.  Mrs. E. Gray of Vancouver  has been spending a few days  with Mrs. H. Stewart.  Enemark's logging Road is a  popular place these evenings.  Everybody is sleigh riding.  Sechelt  Hook & Ladder  The firemen discovered last  Wednesday night that the pipes  from the water tanks on the fire  trucks were frozen, and the  tanks had an inch of ice in them.  The men spent their regular  meeting night thawing their  equipment.  Mickey Coe has given the Fire  Brigade permission during the  cold weather to house the trucks  in the New Standard Garage,  which is heated, so there should  be no danger of the tanks freezing again.  Even the fire siren was frozen,  and would not sound. It has now  been rigge'd so the mechanism  "turns continually, so it should  keep free of ice.  Chief Fred Mills asks us all  to be careful when we are  stcking up our fires during the  cold spell.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  W. n_cFatiden, D.O.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 |>.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Ootical Service?  Irs. Borgenstri  . Of all the early pioneers of the  Gibsons district, Mrs Fanny  Maria Borgenstrom seenis to  have left behind her memories  of more fun, more kindliness  and help, and more genuine  general,. interest than most of  whom we have stories from older days.  Born in Finland in 1884, and  married at eighteen years of age,  a fact that she. oftem deplored,  stating that -no girl, should be'  married at such an age, she came  to Gibsons with her husband  Axel in 1911.  Axel Borgenstrom was a logger, and away from home a great,  deal. He was a very quiet chap.'  He logged until a few years ago.  He came back to the farm, where  he died about seven years ago,  Consequently Mrs. Borgenstrom  managed the farm pretty much,  on her own, arid made it into  one of the really productive ones  of the early farms. Fruits and  garden stuffs and dairy products'  were the main output from the  place,,but she also had a marvellous 'Green Thumb'! Her  Showing of African Violets and,,  other flowers is remembered  with affection by many today.  In addition to the farm, Mrs.  Bergenstrom saw that her children were educated, and gave her  daughter Sylvia vocal training  and her son John, now a Skipper  on the North Vancouver Ferries,  violin lessons. They both played  in a local orchestra in those  days. Sylvia died in the late  1930's  Mrs. Borgenstrom was a Charter member of. the Women's  Institute in: Gibsons, and her  death leaves but two others, Mrs.  Corlett of Gibsons, and Mrs.  Mary Morton, now of Qualicum  Beach, V.I. ."  A great Institute worker, Mrs.  Borgenstrom attended every  meeting she could get to. She  was an excellent needlewoman,  and her fancy work and embroidery are still talked about.  A famous weaver, Mrs. Borgenstrom used to be asked to the  fairs in Victoria and Vancouver,  to demonstrate weaving methods there. She tailored suits  from her own home-woven  cloth. *���������.  One of the early Fairs held  in Gibsons was held at the Borg- ���  enstrom farm. People: recall how  Mrs. Borgenstrom served hot  dogs through a little wicket in  the wall, along with all other  kinds of foods.  Many deightful tales are told  about the' dairying* top.. It seems  that Mrs.^ Borgenstrom had a  Ford truck, of somewhat ancient  vintage, with which she used to  deliver her milk and other produce of the farm. Nothing ever  seemed to stop the good lady,  such as roads or weather. One  might have been tipped out of  the-truck on the way,. but one  eventually arrived at the destination, with Mrs. -; Borgenstrom  at the wheel Jt. was said of her  that any of her customers who  had fence_4hont their homes  also had ^ ga^psl in them wide  enough to adntit'the Ford; before  Mrs. Biptgensiirpm; was through.  She cPuid^dyive through anything, -y yy.:~ y ������"������.y>"-.'..-..-: ���' -: ���������  = For a vtiitfev ojne John Durasser,  helped her, with; the farni. tlobert  Hartley also helped for" a|time.  In the mainp hPwever, /shefran  .the place "herself;   ": '���'"������'"v, 'S^Zy--  Mrs. yCorle^yand Mrs: B^ns  both recalled ^various escapades  involving livestock on the farmland the narrow escapes that  several of the ladies had when  chased by a bull. Not only the  ladies, but one W. Emerson was  once rescued by ��� Mrs. Borgenstrom from^'a narrow escape  when charged by one of the  creatures.  This past year, Mrs. Borgenstrom still sold milk, buttermilk  and butter from her farm, but  gradually cut down her stock  until she was just milking one  cow. During her recent illness,  it is said, she would not call for  help, but crawled to and from  the house in order to milk and  attend to her cow.  The doctor was called but a  few days before the end, and  though she was taken at once to  St. Mary's Hospital, this marvellous old lady died on January  4th. before her seventieth .birthday.  aciior  ���B...W.--M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  Notice Of Postponement  The Burns Supper, for Hopkins and Granthams  Landing's, has been postponed for one month, date to  be announced later-      ' ; :  GENERAL  STORE  SECHELT, B. C.  -rr-  .��w  MEATS:-  ���=. -   %~  Saturday Only  ;"M|lPLE LEAF'^Slieed Side Bacon ^-!a#?  -.;��***: Picture^ Pack/h'alf-l^-pkg  ,-r..... f^P& ."  ......   ......... -...-v      y ���-. ';'���     .'- .���<*&:*������*����� .fflkr%&' '���'-���  BONELESS POT ROASTS gr: A. choice^     ���-���������*��&--���  A,  GROCERIES: Saturday Onlyi-;    --���������;  GAYETYTOFFEE per. lb. ......; ;L.. .V..... ' ...V;48fc  ANY FOUR'Tc Bars .'������ ." .:.. ���.  25c  " Last .-���FriSy,,"''"Mre!r",''Ch_rlie  Stewart returned "from Vancouver with their son and' heir,  Robert Bruce..  - Mr; Z. Sehott's- broke_ii arm is  healing nicely, and so is Mrs.  Frank. Yates' burned arm. Expect they are finding it a nuisance having one arm out. of  commission.  Mr. Q.L. Geer returned from  George Derby I_ospital, and is  looking quite fit, but, of course,  not taking any chances on.  moving out of doors. This slippery snow is dangerous for every  . one,..- and the highway through  Selma Park is so sloppy. Nothing  for it but wear higherubber boots  to wade through the stuff. Only  the children enjoy the snow.  Everyone is feeding the birds,  arid exchanging notes on the.  numbers and; kinds they hive  in their collection.  BEMEMBER    THE    BIRDS  You are reminded this showy  weather tp put out feed for the  birds. Their natural food is  under the snow. Bits of bread,  suet, a bone with bits clinging  to it, crumbs���anything that can  be put out, tied to trees or other,  wise made available will help.  WINTER   HUNTING  __. Cookson advises that he  has received word from Tom  Higginson, fomerly /, of Wilson  Creek, that he has bagged a 500  pound bear. Tom is living at the  head of Jervis Inlet at present.  ^J^^  ... the letters start. Then from  all over the free world come such  comments as these from readers  of THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  MONITOR, an international daily  newspaper:   .   y    .  "the Monitor is must read'  ing\   for     straight-thinking  .  people. .. *  "1 returned to school after a ������"  [lapse of 18 years. 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To an already fine gasoline,  Standard of B.C. scientists have  added a safeguard against rust  and corrosion, the scourge of  the modern automobile engine.  Motorists throughout Canada  and the United States pay more  than $100,000,000 a year to  replace and repair fuel pumps,  carburetors, fuel lines, and other  valuable engine parts.  The fuel system of your engine is positively protected against  rust and corrosion when you drive with the New Improved  CHEVRON SUPREME GASOLINE,  X^�� ^ because the surface  of the metal is cohered withSf 0k protective film,, IT  AUTOMATICALH^iiAmli^UST WHILE -YOU  DRIVE. WHAT, if^EA#;^^iiOU: You no longer  face the prospect of "rqpq&'tS' fu^pumps, carburetors,  fuel lines^ and oiher engihli>arts, due to rust. You get a:  cleanerWel, frWfrbrriistbggeit^k imBrities. Yes, improved  (JheVron Sui^eme <6Ss^ additiye is  yiur'pw^^^l&eiter", more economical motoring. Try  .a.tenkfujl^^^:!^--;; . ���;'.; y.['..    ������-���-.   y -��� ���:.: ���  We take better ��are  of your ear  \CmVR0N Thursday, January 28, 1954       The Coast News  polio pat_e_��t  DueTto Advances in treatmeJ^ of this once hopeless disease, j&tien^  ward to.^complete recovery, in many cases, and in the few others, to�� much less pain and^ disability   than in former years.^   ..._   . ' ..__,_.. y.^.   ....<-v.;;<'   .Vr    ...���:,_.,    ..t,-:x  ��� ��� ���-. Although Po_ib is 'S_t_i dreadea; tne help that is now available in the^^ fornl of,s^ci^ize^  treatment, modern equipment and care has reduced the attendant grief and di_-tpility to a  great extent.   ���'���"'���' ,'   ' '    ' ' ���'' ;-.-.' ,....,...  The Kinsmen's B.C. Polio Fund supplies much of the equipment and assistance being  given. This fund is, however, not an endowed fund, and the organization is purely voluntary.  It, therefor, requires' your help to continue supplying these items, and continuing to support  research. You can help by supporting your local Kinsmen's Polio Fund Drive, by sehdiig dohh  atiqris to it, in careof George Hunter of Gr��mthams Landing, or by the purchase of tickets  to the various dances and functions sponsored by your Gibsons Kinsmen's Club in connection  with the Polio Fund Drive.  Seniior Beys' Sports  Playing on your home floor  with a large crowd cheering you  on is ;v usually y an advantage: in;  basketball. But that was not the  case recently. -  Four Squamish hoop team-  trooped into the Elphinstone  gym and three of them trooped  out with victories. The senior  girls salvaged the lone Gibson  win.  I senior boy's action, Gibson's  fouled exactly twice as nuich as  Squamish, which was probably  their biggest downfall, as they  dropped a close, 27���24 contest  .,to.',the.y^itbrs.  Squamish led most of the way  but never "by more than five  points. The visitors potted only  8 field goals but made 11 foul  shots. The Cougars on the other  hand scored 11 field goals but  managed to score only twice  from foul shots.  Squamish center, Hugh Oakes  was high scorer of the night with  13 points. Roger Evans and Dick  (Continued from page 2)  Arctic In Howe Sound  skiff and with one pulfling and  one pushing away we went. The  great pity was not .having a  camera to record such scenes.  We got the feed ashore and then  helped the man pack it along  the bea^h another half mile.  Thisu.chap.was,puttingylogs in at  the wjbiaij' at fortjftellonV which  was not working then, and as  soon as lie got the logs to town  we would get our pay and he  was s_i*e grateful,etc..  Well, the logs evidently never  got in and I think- good Samaritan Winn was in the same boat-  It was not* a matter of great  moment in those days, those.long  prime ye&rs there wak always  something turning up that could  be turned to aWbunt? Cutting  wood, a few logs to be picked  up,, a trip tbiHorseshoe Bay at  odd /time_v the ctiargei $3.50.  How's thaj? <  In th spring, along about April  1st, back to the woods. The West  wind was iri������ the tree tops and  the goose hung extremely high.  Reichelt led the Cougar attack  with 7 points each.   .  In the men's game, Britannia  had just a little too muchy power  for the Bachelors; as they took  an easy 38-tt-23 win. Not even  with Bob Nygren in the ,lineup  could the locals get rolling as  they trailed all the v?ay. Bob  scored 11 points for the losers.  Juniior Boys' Sports  by George Slinn  The junjor* boys basketball  g^mes finished up with, a Squa-  mish edge oh Gibsons; 39���38.  The end of the first quarter  was Gibsons, at 8���5 and they  led at the ehd of thesecond 16���y  13, but t^e end of the third  Gibsons gave up; to Squamish  with a 23���21 lead.  Within seconds of the end of  the game Gibsons had Squamish  38���37, v but when the final  whistle went the players could  not hear tlie whistle, and the  shot that was scored* at the bell  was counted, giving Squamish  the lead.  The two stars of the game  -��>ere: Ron Brown, who went  wild in the third quarter .trying  to win back points for Gibsons,  and John Glassford. John got 10  of his points through foul shots.  by Annette Marleau  Fifth in the series of Biographies on teachers. Mr. Goostrey,  enrolls grade 9-B.  He took his schooling at Yancouver Tech and specialized in  Lumber Science. When he completed school,, he wbrked in saw  mills arid in the wbbjcls.  The army calleW and Mr.  Goostrey served with the Royal:  Canadian KrigineersC On returni  to Canada, he attended University and received his B.A. and  Teachers Training. His first  school was right here in. Gibsons.  Favorite subjects are Socials  and English, but he really prefers socials biology and geography courses. His hobby and  twenty-four hour a day job is  teaching. Mr. Goostrey sponsors  House B and the Drama Club,  and is an abnormally active  member of the teaching staff.  ANDYS  BAY  NEWS  Mr. and Mrs. W. Morrison  have returned from attending  the Truck-Loggers' Convention  in Vancouver recently.  The Camp at Andy's Bay is  still in operation, but. with reduced crew.-        -���-���������'��� **-������  -  , ^ ���;; J^huaB^, 31,- I954\v _  v-tlf Sunday ait-t Epip^biy  Gibsons  11.00 a.m. horning Prayer-  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  St.   Hilda's   Church  ���  Sechelt  1:45  p.m.   Evensong  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  1:45 ip.m. Sunday School  3:15  p.m.  Evensong  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St. Mary - Gibsons - H;00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9:00 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, Sunday  7:30 p.m.  BETHEL   CHURCH  c  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  7:3.0_��� p.m. Evangelistic  Wednesday night  Prayer and: Bible Study 8 p.m.  FiUday night .at 7 pirn. Junior  Young People and 8 Senior  Wilson Creek"  2, p.m. Sunday School  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday > 7:30/ p.m.  Date Pad  Jan. 29 ��� Roberts Creek,  Open meeting at Legion Hall.  Tony Gargrave, MLA ,speaks.  Jan. 31 ��� Your own broadcast 5 to 6, station CHUB, dial  1570.  . Feb. 1 ��� Farmers' Institute  General meeting, 8 p.m.,Parish  Hall.  ���  Feb. 1 ��� Gibsons at.home of  Mrs. Strprn, 8 p.iri., meeting of  local association of Guides and  Brownies. Ail ladiesinterested  in Brownies and Guides activities please attend.  .. Feb. 4 _ Gibsons Rate Payers  Association Meeting, at United  Church Hall, 8:00 p.m.  ��� *j ���  Feb.   4 ��� Selma Park Hall,  VON board meeting, 8 p.m.  Feb. 13 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  Valentine dance in aid Annual  Fair prizes, 9 p.m.  .Feb, -;rl|8.,:.���  Gibsons .United  Church Hall 2 p.m. W I meeting.  Feb. 18 ��� Gibsonk, Thursday,  St. Mary's Altar Society,' Runk  age Sale and Home Cooking, at  United  Church   Hall,  starts  at  10:00 a.m.  Feb. 25 ��� Headlands Unit  VON tea. United Church Hall,  2 to 5.  Feb. 26 ��� Gibsons, home of  Mrs. Corlett, W.I. blanket shipment.  March 6 ��� Roberts Creek  Community Hall. The Choraliers  sponsored by Eastern Star in aid  of Cancer Fund.  March 11 ��� Selma Park Hall,  VON annual meeting, 8 p.m.  Every Tues. ��� 2 to 4 p.m.  Gibsons Library in McKibbin';s  office.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  One block from Gibsons P.O.  on Sechelt Highway, grand view  location, comfortable 2 bedroom  home, Coleman floor furnace,  good fireplace, large lot, 3 pc.  bath, full price only $8500 on  terms.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem  Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings 95 J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  use  msssssmf  JUST PHONE  GIBSONS 45 W  Minimum Charge  50c for 15 words.  2c per exftra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  ******  WITH THE  ystmsm  FOR SALE  FOR   SALE  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J,-Gibsons. tfn  Selma Park, cottage on main  Sechelt  highjway,  \v|th   lovety  view, has water and lights, full  price only $1325. Totem Realty.  --        " i  Surveyor coming soon ��� if  interested in an estimate on your  survey needs ��� notify us. Totem  Realty, Gibsons, B.C.  , Cheer up ��� sure its been a  bit tough around here lately ���  but it could have been a lot  worse ��� Spring is just ahead ���  gardening��� fishing��� and work  and- heavy snow should mean  plenty of water in your wells���  be thankful��� look forward with  confidence ��� its -a good place  to live��� we like it too��� Totem  Realty at Gibsons, B.C.  Bagains in household furniture  etc., on sale at Gibsons this Saturday i0 a.m. to 6 p.m. at  Bournes house, this side of Etrnie  Sergants home. Double bed complete, also single bed, chairs,  table, end tables, buffett, wood  and coal stove, new electric re-  -Wigerator, Singer sewing machine, tribute, 2 arm chairs,  siindry ods and ends, real bargains, must be sold this Saturday.  FOR RENT  Rough  and  Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Want to build that dream  home ��� we can help\you ��� N.  H.A. funds available here ���  drop in and let us discuss details  Totem Realty at Gibsons, B.C.  Roberta C-ce^e  Service Mond_y, 7:30 p.m.  Suite��� only $25 month Totem  Realty.  2 bedroom furnished suite.  Apply  Irwin  Motel  Gibsons.  .Modern two bedroom home,  "close in, grand view, partially  furnished, fireplace, furnace, 3.  pee bath, clean comfortable, references required. Rent $55 mo.  Totem Realty.  tTwo bedroom cottage, water  and light. On highway, near post  office. A. Snodgrass, Phone 75R,  Selma Park, B.C. 4  4-WHEEL DRIVE Pick-up  Truck, .low mileage. A dandy.  Phone R. Ritchey, Gibsons 107M.  tfn  v 47 Ford Tudor, less Motor.  Body and Chassis in good condition, good rubber. Highest bid  takes. Standard No 3, Gibsons.  INSURANCE  ARE YOUR INSURANCE  COSTS    TOO    HIGH?  We will check your policy  rates free of charge.  Don't Be Under Insured.  Spread Your Payments Over 10  Months. Insure With Confidence,  H.B. GORDON AGENCIES.  , Sechelt, B.C.  Phone. Sechelt 53 J or 31 W.  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service .  Totem   Realty,  Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  W���������-������4��� -i--_i_       ������in    ������._������ i. ������>��������� ��� ���       in.mw    ���       ii    i���i      ������       _���*���_������  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men'3  Wear, Gibsons. '",... t&*  SWATCH REPAIR - All types  'o^^a10!165 and jewelry repaired: Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK  WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting: also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33 tfn The Coast News     Thursday, January 28, 1954  erts Creek Safety Rules  eels  oima-up  or winier  by M. Newman  That is the wrong heading for  for this column. If there is anything going on at the Creek that  might be rounded up, I wouldn't know. Draped before the fireplace with a who-dun-it, I just  let it snow. If there is any activity,   all   I   can   say   is,   'There  shouldn't be". All I can see out  of my windows, (all 34. of them)  is a white lacy network of. snow-  covered   trees  against the gray  Of the sky, and all I can hear  Is silence. Even the birds that  ere fast eating up my rolled oats  which I scatter in the shed for  them, flit noiselessly im and out  on gray wings. The noisiest part  of   the   day   comes,   when   the  children,    home    from:  school,  have finished giving  the piano  its daily punishment, and gather  about   the   dining   room   table,  each with a jigsaw puzzle on a  plywood board.  Only three members, turned  out to the PTA Executive meeting" last week and the regular  meeting was cancelled. Badminton was cancelled also last Tuesday. Can't see"why these athletes  did not: walk the several miles  to the hall, have a. series of rousing games, and a pot of potent  coffee and then dash home again.  The kindergarten did not reopen on schedule, as Mrs. Galli-  ford felt the weather too severe  for the tiny tots. It is expected  -that-Mrs. M. Coles will assist at  the school when it does re-open.  -. Grown-ups and children alike  found a good slide in the hill at  Stratford Kindergarten and  spent many happy hours sleighing and sliding. Un-feeling road  workers scattered sand on the  one they had been using a mile  West of. there.  Mrs. D. McLaren has returned  from Prince Rupert where she  visited with the Scott McLarens.  She reports beautiful weather in  that town. Is it possible the Sunshine Coast has moved North?  Mrs. E. Ward braved the elements to journey tp Hospital in  Vancouver for a minor operation  The Gibsons Volunteer Firemen" express their gratitude to  Alf Ritchey for his thoughtful  act of plowing out the entrance  to the Firehall, making speedy  get-away possible', in the .'event  of  need.  . The meeting Monday was devoted almost entirely " to the  study of methods of fighting fire  with, the use of 'Fog'.  Top Secret: Plans, are. underway for the eighth-Annual.Firemen's' Ball on "March. 2oth.'Sh!  Should the siren not be heard  at noon, the public "is asked to  contact the .Fireboys,-so that the  mechanism may be thawed--but.  .Continued care is urged ' in  firing and waltching-dampers in  the cold weather. .'��� - -..���..:':  . _;EYS-5  GIBSON'S MIXED LEAGUE  . Stars -to F, Brown- 255,��������� _>'.  Davies 250, J. Drumond 271,- J:  Davies 598, F. Brown; 255, J.  Drummond 653' - ��� 271 ; Whizz-  bangs 2700, Dahalojie's 13 points  FOR BEST RESULTS *  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Snow  and   low   temperatures  have come to British Columbia  resulting  in  hazardous   driving  conditions for the motorists. The  B.C.     Automobile     Association  asks all drivers of motor vehicles  to  observe  the  following   rules  for   safe, winter   driving.   "Too  many drivers learn the hard way  how to control their cars under  . winter driving conditions," said  Harry Duker,  Chairman of the  BCAA Traffic and Safety Committee.  "A terrifying skid with  the car out of control is dangerous   for   the  driver,  other cars  and pedestrians. Follow the rules  suggested by the University  of  Wisconsin's traffic research  department and drive with reasonable    safety    during    snow-ice  weather.  1. Get' the feel of the road.  Try your brakes occasionally,  while driving slowly.and away  from other traffic, to find out  just how slippery the road is.  2. Slow down. Adjust * your  speed to road and weather conditions so that you can stop or  maneuver safely.  3. Keep windshield clear.  You must see the danger to avoid  it, so .be sure your headlights,  windshield wiper blades and  defrosters are in topnotch condition.  4. Use tire chains on snow  and ice. They cut the stopping  distances about in half, and increase starting and hill-climbing  traction by four to seven times.  Even with the help of chains,  however, lower than normal  speeds are a must on snow and  ice.  5. Pump your brakes to slow  down or stop. Jamming. them  on can lock the wheels and  throw your car into a dangerous  skid.  6. Follow at a safe distance.  Keep well back of the car ahead  so you have room to stop. Remember that without tire chains,  it takes three to twelve times as  far to stop on snow and ice as  on dry concrete.       *  Try Classified  Wqu___2��H&s  ling  Over the snowy week-end  have come reports from many  who have thoughtfully provided  emergency rations for the birds,  to help tide them over until this  "most unusual" weather subsides.  At the bird lunch counter of  Miss Jervis and Miss Maclntyre  at Roberts Creek comes the report that two pairs of Robins  joined the other hungry clans.  They were sampling the favorite  dish of the .Flickers,/W^df all  apples dug out for theni. -Apparently this is strong inedicine,  for the robins went singing and  tumbling over the snow, for all  the| world .-like their nurnan  counterparts ,/vtftio have found  something io: celebrate.  At thei-yrFallows front lawfi,  lunch spot, pieces of sUet hung  in .tjjpie- rowan-tree evidently had  the ;effecto^making the Oregon  Tru|hes:vfefl^-like eagles. They  took:^tur^|^ -lighting off all  comers; -eves^p|eJaying their feed  to swop^Je^^l^^r^y^^an- .  other ^i^^-^-^^^'-imbif^a^re:  bystanders ;Hvere seated watching  the feast.  The only unfrightened diners  were two. little-juncos, one of  these without a tail. They just  darted in and helped .themselves.  MIGHT  JUST  AS   WELL  DO SOME  INSIDE PAINTING  Gibsons Building  Supplies Ltd.  HAS        .  The  Complete Stock   of  mPAINTS  And   all   the   Painters  Accessories.  Phone 53 Gibsons  STRATFORD GAMP KINDERGARTEN  RE-OPENS FEB. 1st; lfe_  .     ' Mrs. Galliford  THE GIBSONS. VOLUNTEER EIRE  BRIGADE  presents the following brief accounting  of  connection with the Turner Family Benefit;  in  Donations Received:  Port. Mellon Fire Department  George Lewis, Vancouver  -���"���������' =- *$  Hopkins- Christmas Fair  .Canadian Legion, Branch 109  Proceeds .from Benefit Dance  -    Total Reciepits  Total Expe'rises'.. for. above  :'Net Receipts for! Turner  :. Family.-Benefit.-'  $25.00  -25,00  :v25.00  26.40  '���.ipi:_a  441.95  In in "ii I* V  54&S5  49a8S'-  "PRIOR CLAIM" POSTPONED  It is regretted that it was im-  possible to notify everyone  ahead of time of the postponement of the free showing of the  film "Prior Claim", but notice  will be given of the possible date  of showing in the future.  The 'Gibsons Volunteer Firemen 'wish to thmik all.,  persons an,d Organizations who helpeeLais; to make -  this so. successful a.venture, with'donations, assistance  with ticket sales,-hel^ with the prograH "and details.:  rin^ actios  FOR  WINTER  LUBRICANTS  BATTERIES  REPAIRS  SHELL   ANTI-FREEZE  Phone 48  C  Sechelt  .:.:'.'-:', ONCR'AS^IIST;ITS. STOCK-TAKING TIME .7''^  '"'s" AT OUR STORE; ���y.yyy'-y-.  DON'T MISS OUR ;  PCJT - iNVENTCRT  Clearance Special^  KNOWLKS^_��__��_VA_t  LTD,  Phone 33 Gibsons, B.C.  "Y��ur Home Owned Hardw-ire"  DIRECfOftY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA ������'."-.  ACCOUNTING  \SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays   & Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays  &  Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Gambier  Harbour  GIFT  STORE  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 pleaners  Cleaners  for  the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons  100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK   ,-���  -   Home arid' Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS .ELECTRia  .   Phone 130  .Appliances, -r-   Fixtures   ���   Radios  Member   Electrical   Heating   Ass-'n.  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 510-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons,  B.C.  Headquarters   for   Wool,  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytima  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res.. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  NURSERIES  THOMSON'S NURSERIES  Ornamental  TREES AND SHRUBS  FRUIT TREES -- ROSES  R.R,  1  Gibsons/ on Sechelt  Highway  RADIO  FLORIST  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  ���   .   Phone Sechelt 25J   ,  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and Used Radios  SECHELT CARTAGE        ���''���  _  , M. ' HEMSTREET  .       Sawdust.���->-Wood���-Coal  We haul anything, anywhere,  -"������-' -anytime;    .-'.. '  Phone Sechelt 97H       Sechelt, B.C.  USED EURNITURE  Flowers for ^all .occasions.  We are 'agents' for large  ��� Vancouver Jfiorists.  Fast service for Weddings  and funerals.  ;jack mayne;  Phone "Sechelt 24 or write  "    v���;. - -Washing Machines ..,  Dressers -T- -Chesterfields  ... Ranges,^All Types  ,".Beds'.Cr, Tjables   --- .^Choirs  ^We Wiir-Bu^.:SeU;or Trade  . . Haves Your .Oil Burners  '  Serviced Now  0 &S. ;SALES: & SERVICE  phone 30.S   ........    Seohelt.  ���-/"_*-

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