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 iliihi!ili.m��PL'iJ-'!W!WUU usm<  '������.*. /  I  I - tyBRMm  Provincial Library  Victoria,   B��   C.  Phone your sew0 ess.  orders to  Seventh Year of Publication  Vol. 7 ��� No. 49  Thursday/December 10, 1953 Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  ;wj��  When' this  Super   Constellation is added to TCA Lines, flying time between Vancouver and  Montreal   w'ijll   bfc   reduced   by  two hours. Next Autumn is the  time., set for these new  planes  to be addd to the fleet  The Constellation will carry  63 passengers, and the total elapsed time for this cross-Canada flight will be eleven hours.  Two daily flights will operate  in addition to the standard North  Star Tourist flights which begin  Feb. 1st.  Trustees Report  At School Board  eeting  The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Sechelt school  District was held Iat Gibsons on Monday December 7, Mr. A.  Funnel! in the chair.  ���Mr. Humphries reported oru the discussion of the salaries committee appointed by the teachers. There is a proposed minor revision to the salaries schedule, for 1954, and the amedment suggested by the teacher's coimtmilttee thait teachers with elementary  certificates who were taking, specialized high. school subjects be  placed on a special schedule was Approved. "  y  Tn the reports received-from.     '-;.- -��������������������� ______���1  iprmcy.p__s,, ������&\im&:y��$h&-, ifoab  pupils in jgrad^^| an5_r6 in the  ;jg^spji&;Elejrn^  taking singing iessor&~i_rdm' Mr(   ;ing becomes acute, funds will be  Park Were considered and pre^  Harold Roberts. They took part  tin a program given by the Pen-  nsula Choraliers,. sponsored by  the Sechelt PTA, on Sunday,  December 6th.  A more distatefuMtem in the  report received from Mr. Morrison was to the effect that a  wave of pilfering had fakem  place recently at the Gibsons  Elementary school. Steps had  been taken, however to stop this,  and it was reported to be now  under control.  At Egmont iilms from th��  Department of Visual Education were shown for both pupils  ���and adults on November 9. Preparation was under way for a  puppet show to be given before  Christmas.  At Roberts Creek the children  weye beiing trained for _ Christ-.  mas concert to be given on Dec.  17."- ' ;':;���. T  '  A letter of complaint/was received from a parent regarding the behaviour of spme student? on the school bus transporting pupils from; Half Moon Bay  to Madeira Platrk. These matters  are very difficult for the Board  to handle but lit was decided to  ask the principal of the Madeira  Park School to look into the  .natter, and to notify the bus  contractor. Trustee Mrs. Cormack undertoolfto take the matter up with the driver of the  bus at Half Moon Bay.  The question of the!establishment of a Superior School at  Egmont^was'agsAn discussed, .and  Inspector RendleJ promised to  rnlake a further study on his next  visit to Egmont.; - Any: move, in  this" direction would have to be  approved by the Department of  Education.  The Board also agreed to  write to the Department of Pub-  Flic Works regarding the condition of the trail at Egmont.  Ways and means of releiving  the    overcrowding   at   Madeira  available to remedy the situation.  With reference to the dental  program, it was reported that  Dr. R.J. Miller of the Depart-  mnt of Health has finished his-  clinics afBowen Island and will  be starting his dental work at  Port Mellon this week. After  that he proposes to visit the  schools on Jervis Inlet, if possible,   before  Christmas.  Reports on the progress of the  clearing ��� operations on the-  grounds of the Elphiistone Junior-Senior -High School were received. Approval was given to  the design of a sign showing  the name of the, school as prepared by one of the students.  This sign will be made and placed in position by the students  ���themselves;- ^f/:r ,;.,  - The Board were pleased to  hear that Mr. Trueman was making rapid progress after his operation and expects to be on  duty at the school this week.  In the meantime Mrs. Rankin  has been cairjrihg on ais acting  principal and will receive extra  compensation for  these duties.  Many  other routine matters  were (discussed arid after a some,  what, lengthy session of shows  the meeting was adjourned at  .'.5 p.m.  ' *  Newtaapr  For Co-Bp shop  Mrs. Elsie Dupray Retires  After twenty years; of working in and managing ; co-operative stores, Mrs. Elsie Dupray  some weeks ago announced her  intention of retiring (from the  managership of the Elphinstone  Co-operative   Store,    y  She will be missed by the  staff, the directors anci the public alike. During her two and a i  half years with the Elphinstone  Store, Mrs. Dupray "made many  changes arid improved both the  busineste anki the service'. To  quote 'EiisieV as she is known,  shet enjoyed the work, and  found that both the Directors  and the/ Staff were:, a grand;  bunch to work for and with.  t On the final day of her work  at the store* Mr. Sv Holland,  on behalf of the directors presented Mrs. Dupray with a cheque, and the staff presented her  with an elcetric grill.  Mr. Frank Hay, the^ new Co-  Op M-'.ia_)er, who hn_ been on  the job for two week's familiarization, came to Gibsons, from  New Westminster. He is but recently in Canada from Scotland,  from Edinburgh.  He and Mrs. Hay are at present at home in the Growhurst  apartment. j'  Mr. Hay has had many years  of   experience   in/ cooperative:.  store: work, ywhich |h^| likes and  in; which he^hopesitie|i continue.  '"'���������''' ^if^fe^^11^8^^Swhich:. he; y  the climate enough like- that of��  Scotland to feely, at*. home. He-  finds the people kindly, friendly  jand. Welcoming. He hopes in  time to find a place in local  activities. He is a member of the  Masonic Lodge.;  'If I can do as much in expanding the business and keeping it running as Elsie did' Mr.  Hay remarked 'I will be doing  well'.   ������..'���  sons  Lack of Water Pressure Hinders1 Firmen-   *  The blaze hnd made considerable headway in! the upper storiT'  of the house when it was discovered by Ed, who was worId_s_��  outside in the yard. By that time, the smoke and .flames were as-  uing from the roof. Mrs. Turner and young Ted who were in fte  house were unaware of the situation tmtil called.  was  Immediately  An ailarm  turned ini by Neill McLean, who  happened at that moment to be  passing. While a number of the  Firemen rushed to the home,  the   remainder   dashed   for*   the  n  'Fix-it Shop  For Gibsons  Soames Pbiht^Community Wa^  ter Users hlave announced the  completion -"Mi - the ir^SIlation  of _i���r:_fre hydrants in their area.  These draw from a three inch  copper main. The installation  will greatly aid the fire protection of home near by.  Bach member of the water  users was assessed ten dollars  towards the installation, and  feel rewarded in the new safety  measure.  Two'young men of Gibsons  hte/ve announced that on Mon.  December 14th, they will be in:  business as general .Fixers' for  anything needing renovating or  repairs.  Whether its a  bicycle  or an  of;^  Herb Winn will attend to it.  Every community eventually;  needs one of these businesses,  and we hope that they will do  well in it.  , The new business will operate  in and from the office space next  to the Shell Service Repair  Shop, just south of the Ral Estate office of John Coleridge,  opposite the Gibsons Meat Mkt.  IOOF LODGE PROPOSED  In the past several years, a  number of members of the independent Order of Odd Fellows have taken up residence  on the Peninsula, from Pender  Harbour to Port Mellon.  Mr. Bert Fladager, himself  an Od^eiiow of Jong landing:  arises ythat there is every possibility that a lodge will be formed on the Peninsula in the  near future  All Oddfelloiws interested in  an informal meeting in January  date to be announced through  the Coast News, should contact  either Mr. Fladager or Mr. J.  Drummond Sr.  Fire Trucks  To Tour Sechelt  Sunday, December 13, will see  the two fire trucks and fire  fighting equipment of the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade,  driven on tour of Sechelt and  District. In this way, those who  have donated to the Brigade,  will be able to see how wisely  the money has been spent.  Between the hours of three  and- four that afternoon, residents of the 'j(rea are invited  to be at.th Sechelt Village Centre, for a demonstration of the  fire flighting equipment. Mr. W.  Parsons, during the demonstration, will give a receipt to any  one who makes a donation to the  finances of the Brigade.  The volunteer firemen will all  b on hand to answer questions,  and>:show--people;, the; l&igk&^x&^^^z  equipment.  The children of the area are  also invited to come, as Santa  Claus has managed to find time  to attend, and would like to see  and visit with, them all.  Choraliers  Draw Good Crowds  The PTA sponsored the Saturday concert given by the  Choraliers in, Sechel last week.  The children's Singing class put  on several numbers, directed by  Harry Roberts, and 'were well  received. The Choraliers themselves sang songs from Oklahoma, from Carousel, and the  Pilgrim's Chorus from Carousel.  Vocal solos by Hilda Lee and  Ebba Kline, a piano solo by Jo  Ritchey, and a duet by Heather  McCoU and. /Karen Stockwiell  were, greatly enjoyed, as was  a' violin solo by young Wilson  Anderson.  During the evening, the regional director of the VON was  introduced to the audience. Miss  Seaman expressed her pleasure  at being in the area for this  occasion.  Marda Walker, on behalf of  the children made a presentation  to Harry Roberts, the Director  of the evening's (music. Mr. D.  Oike of the PTA thanked those  who had worked for the success  of the affair, Mr. Roberts, and  the performers.  fire hall. By the time the fiv&  eng/ine   got   tp   |the  plJftceC���'. 4f��e  house was completely enveloped  >'m  flams.   They   put down  the-  hose   lines   in,  any   case,   ready-  to  play  two  lines  on  the  fisre^.  but there was insufficient wafer-  pressure  from . the  hydrant- ics> ���  be effective.  * Meantime, those on the scene?  had, with timely help from the  neighbour, anki . the - Turning; ���  themselves, been able to save  many items 'of furniture &a&-  effects,  including the" piano.  In under an hour,, there wi&~-  nothing standing but the cfttca:-  ney and the Refrigerator.  While helping to secure items'*->  from the house, young Ted sat- ���  fered    a   bady    scorched   iaceT.  which has been reported healing.  nicely, however.  It is reported that full insurance was carried on the home.  For the present the Turners?  are living in the apartment a��  Milton Brown's home in-. Gibsons.  Road Safety Day  *>���-?*-!  CANADIAN CHAMBER OF  COMMERCE TO ADDRESS  GIBSONS B of T  Monday's meeting of the Gib-  ^sojis Boards of |^&de ��v$ll be enlivened by the _ddresses of Mr.  W.J. Borrie, President, and C.  K. Bantock, Executive Secretary of the Canadian Ch ameer  of Commerce.  Invitations have been issued  to members of the Sechelt anl  Pender Harbour Boards of Trade  to attend, as well as guests from  Port Mellon.  Friday  afternoon  tlie   teachers--  and children  of the Sechelt  Etfw--  mentary School assembled on ������������"������  school   grounds  to   hear  a  M&rtf  talk   on  traffic  rules.   Thirt^t*^'  of the children had their bicsef��E: ���'  with   them   and   received   Scotch'  Lite  tape  for   the     rear     -wheel  guards.   Mr.   George   Miller" lisaf*  donated the  tape and. the Bb^r^  of Trade sponsored the event,  Mr.    Max   Tracy,   principal   of  the  school,   introduced,   over fc��te.s  Public Address  system," Mr,   0\rr:r-  Moscrip, who told the child*re_': _i^  was  through    the    generosity  ��fc'  Mr.   George  Miller   the  tape lr__t7  been donated.    He    then    fetfcss^  duced   Corporal    Nels    Cummftuv.  RCMP, who told the children tlae- j  correct manner in which to ride ���  a  bicycle,   and  the   rules   of �����&��������*  road,  so they might avoid! trefnegr  injured in an accident.  Corporal Cummins stressed t&e  imoprtance of making^ the correct  hand signals to indicate to g&t& ���  following the intention ��f the^  cyclist, and that not more than?.-  two children should ride abrea-t, '-  and definitely not more than one -  on a bicycle.  Of the 32 bicycles in the Kmr>  up, there were only 5 vfitb a, fiea.-^  light. He said he presnmed only-  these were used after dark, ___t^  he said it was against the law to.*  operate a bicycle after darte w>ft_t���  out a light on the front-.  He told the children that, w_:<?_-*  on a bicycle to ride on the sa_ae^  side of the road as the car_> b_r:  when walking to waEfc Otis' t-St-  opposite side, so they courd seethe approaching traffic. He> tol-^^  them they were expected to oftey"  the laws of the road, just $b wes_? >  the adults who ~d**over cWsr- &3-  cyclist breaking these, laws cw_tfi.t  be charged with opeFatfsg' a? Bicycle to the common  tfaMgrer;  After   Corporal   Cummifis   fts&Z  spoken,   four   members     of    ��_se-  Board of Trade, Mi-. Oev^ Moscr%pr  Mr. George Miller, Mr. Fred M"ilfe^  and   Mr: Ken Whitaker,  workup:  (Con't on Page 5)  See Safety Day The Coast News Thursday, December 10,  1953  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bweaa  SAMUj_l   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Editor  *  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized as second class mail,  Post Office Department,   Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons  British Columbia.  L^di  t  vlonais  The Village of Gibsons will vote  This year,- the electors of Gibsons will have to make a.  choice for their Commissioners. In the past, the people have  . been either too satisfied, or too lethargic/ to make any change  in their Commission.  This year if they are still satisfied, they may retain their  commissioners by going out and "voting;,for them. If they wish  a change they have a choice,     ^vyy--.      >v;- ��� '������< ������;: :���*. ���  In either case, it is a good sign of awakening responsibility towards civic affairs to see new names added to the list of  Commissioners seeking, election.  We urge every voter to be out on Saturday morning, to  cast a ballot in the interest of good municifal government..  The new Commission, whether composed.of the old stalwarts or added to by the new blood, will not have the easiest  of problems on its hands this coming, year, judging from the  number of items 'held over for the new commission' to deal  with.  We would like to suggest that who ever is elected, the  people of Gibsons should iupporifc them to .the utmost, for the  general good and progress of the Village. Right now, the Village is at a stage of its growth that needs knowledgeable  managing, and it definitely needs every person in it pulling "in.  the same direction. This does not Inean that everyone must  think alike, but it does mean that having thought as they will,  they must reach some common ground on which to work, and,  some common goal to trylto attain, 's  The Village cannot stand still. It will either go backwards  through dissension and neglect, or forward, through interest  and co-operation.  ANNOUNCEMENT . .  Dr. R. C. Hichen wishes to announce that he is  permanently established at ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL,  at PENDER HARBOUR, for the practice of Medicine,  Surgery and Obstetrics.  OFFICE HOURS:  Closed every Sunday.  Mornings, 10:00 ��� 12:00 daily.  Afternoons, 2:00 ��� 4:00, Tues. Wed. Fri.   Sat.  Evenings, 6:00 ��� 8:00, Wed\ and Sat  Please make appointments whenever possible and save  yourself inconvenience.  Phone Garden Bay 12 S  NOTICE  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS     .. .v< ' ���?  TAKE NOTICE,.that balloting1 will be held  in  .������V-''''   ' '���"  ..   .. "     . ..j  ...,������' ������������   y ...... -.^ ������  the Municipal Hall,  Gibsons,  )B.Ci;  December d.2th,  ,      \ ��� ���'.-.- .���'J ���    *  1953,  from  Nine.o'clock in  the forenoon  till  Seven  *'.���.���'  . . ' "; ���'��� " "..-i.v-.y'; . y-. ��� ���. ���.  o'clock in the afternoon, to elect two Village Commissioners for a two year term.  ROBERT BURNS   \  Reeturning Officer. '  ."  tog Protection  In every small community,  from time to time, some one  individual finds there are too  many dogs for his own conven-  iience. Tfc(it individiual undertakes to reduce the canine population without recourse to law.  .Recently in-Gibsons there has  been an attempt at such a reduction. The hit and miss system  employed usually does away  with the wrong dogs. Those  wearing tags and those that are  normally well looked after are  just as susceptible to poisoning  as the mongrel pup without a  home or adequate care and training.  A suggestion is offered that  teen-aged boys and girls who are  interested ifti, protecting dogs  from this sneaking death might  form a party and put on an, intensive search for bits of meat  or bread or other food scattered  about in;v.places where animals  are not normally fed.  These bits should be carefully  picked up with sticks, a shovel  or with gloves that may be destroyed, and carried in a box  or pail tov_:0.burned. Care should  be takenltthat no bits are left,  or drorjpeP'-'where another aiii-  mal mayv!get them.  . Don't forget -- small children  are prone to pick up bits of anything and put them into their  mouths. A poisoned child would  really  call for action.  Symptoms of strychnine poisoning in dogs are as follows:  Distressed appearance, drooling excessively from mouth,  stiffening of jaws, then general  musclesi, terrible convulsions,'  with jerking and throwing of  wihole body, foaming from  mouth, further stiffening, death.  Referring to antidotes, strych-  Reader's Rt  COURAGEOUS -MEN,  *>&&.��>.  Sir: ���  It is a certainty that J.S. Woodsworth was one of these when  we read his biography by his  daughter Mrs. Grace Mclnnis.  His short sojourn among ushere  at Gibsons has made a chapter  in this extremely well written  account pf his life which was  made' up-of constant trial and  tribulation. There are few left  hereabouts that he had contact  * with so perhaps my own gives  me leave to mention them albeit  without pride.  As for the bigoted band of  rebels who occasionally gathered in the Doctors basement for  "study group'' sic, we did not  take very kindly to this* as we  thought more or less cast off  Parson. We regarded him as  another piece of flotsam thrown  into this -back eddy of lifes  stream and most of us beach  ruffians were- glad to see him  pumping the leaky old "G.ood  . Tidings" with a certain smug  satisfaction.  After meeting Mrs. Woods,  worth, as gracious a lady as ever  trod these shores, we were still  at sea, and most peculiar of all  we thought all the children were  a bit queer. How we have been  .confounded speaks in this book  and in other places too. ���  ���������, The pitiful little man, going  off to some part of Ho we. Sound  in that "FAKE"' as we called the/  mission boat, Lifte Gracie says,  if ever there was a man who  knew less about the fundamentals of the piece of iron that propelled the boat, I have yet to  hear- of him.    y  ' 4'  But he won most: of us-in the  end, even the Doctor, and old  (Jake, finally saw the man in  him. As the book shows, he  never wavered, the line must be  hewn to the end, and that line,  was straight to the end. I would  like to suggest y that copies of  this book be placed in the local  libraries as a' tribute to his  memory.  .   L.S.J.     ,,...:.  nine acts so fast that emetics are  raely effective. Usually, by the  time it is discovered that the  dog has taken strychnine, it is  too late for induced vomiting  to remove the drug. However,  we are told, if it can be administered quickly by a doctor or  Veterinary Surgeon, Nembutal  is effective. It induces a long  sleep, during which the dog is  kept moderately warm. When he  awakens, he is able to be nur^  sed to health.  At this point, we should remark that many small villages  become over run by dogs, whose  owners have lost interest in  them. These dogs, no longer being properly cared for or fed,  or trained, are likely to become  la real nuisance to a community.  To make sure that these; epidemics o_ dog p'oisowing are  kept to .a' minimum, the dbg>  population also should be well  eared for, and hot permitted to  become a trial to others.  There is the odd case in which  someone evidently just has to  kill something, and the dog population falls an easy prey. Let  us hope we have not been visited by one of these.  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  MAKE  EARLY APPOINTMExNTS,  LADIES; FOR YQUR       ^;  HOLIDAY SEASON      4  PERMANENTS  Ivyette^s Beauty Salon  Prone 92 W  Gibsons  1  For A Commissioner For The  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS LANDING  Harold Fearn  v/ A GQQD J^AI* FOR JHE JOJByJ  A  Canadian  Whisky  distinguished  for its  light  taste  **��  .    ��������� -.#  CANADIAN WHISKY  DlSTILUO   MATUMID "  AN6 10TTIID IN ION*  IMBf* THf SUPERVISION Off .  TM[ CANADIAN  eOVEKNMINT  MtK> Wt��TMiN��T����     ���  C  1  7V  tm  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA DISTILLERY CO. LTD.  NEW   WESTMINSTER,  B.C.  e-i  This advertisement is not published or displayed  by the Liquor Control Board or by the Governmentof British .Columbia!  ���iHm-mim  ��,,-  ^',5t.^.i">T .><���* ^>.-v >..:.v: _'- The Coast News Classified  Thursday, December 10, 1953   The Coast I^ews-  DON'T FORGET  1.  FOR CHILDREN'S XMAS PARTY  at the  SCHOOL HALL ��� GIBSONS  Admission $1.00 Raffle Draw  *,- ���  WHETHER  r ���     ���    , -  PRACTICAL  OR FANGiFUL  x_k_��_��_^-^.-^s^_^-*s:s��:^  YOU ,jCAN FIND A. GIFT FOR  EACH MEMBER OF TflCG FAMILY,  At  ��� ���������Xi  "���!' ������  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  1-  JDRESS;;;U_*>--THE>;. y-y: x& "y\,~- ������     ���_ '  '^;:WITH "GAY' DECORATIONS  CJSNQW'AND SPARKLING  \'.  :" ^"^O^XfeNTS *'"''-2.^''-~ __;  CHILDREN'S STORY BOOK^AVIfH . '     !  BRIGHT COLORED  SPICTURES  -^  MANICURE SETS       ���       TOILET WATERS       ���  FINE TOILM SOAPS:  STAG HANDLED CARVING SET,  ��� .:������ '.IN .CASE ��� $15.00.  g  '   ���-��� ;���:'">:;��� I  BINOCULARS IN CARRYING CASES,  $i&50& $59,50  CAMERAS ��� A WIDE RANGE ��� $350 to $29,00    |  Sir: ���  We the citizens of Gibsons  are very fortunate in having  such a fine up to date post office building. This we thank the  late Robert Telford for-if it had  not been for his enterprise and  vision it would not be there..  O^her years we. had to stand outside and wait for the mail to  be soitted - now we can buy postage stamps, money' orders and  mail parcels from 8 a.m. to 6  p.m. and a box service from 8  a.m. until 10 p.m. We also are  favored With a .very efficient  and obligin.gr staff. ...Let us assist  them by mailing our Christmas  parcels early.  Frank   Bushfield.  Fearti, Peterson,  Run For Commission  /   For   the   first, time  in   some  years,   the   Village   of   Gibsons  will hold an electiqn^or feom-'-  missioners. %f    . .  In the past few years, commissioners have been, elected by  acclamation., This year, with two  new candidates ini thg field, It  will be necessary thffefeyote be  taken.     ������ *_**��&*,  Commissioners |||pjy��, but  seeking re-election|plre Mr. J.  Drummond, Sr., and Mr. W,  Boucher. New names on th ballots will be Mr. Harold Fearn  and Mr. Wally Peterson.  Commissioners Ritchy, Ballentine and Schutz have another  year to run on their terms.  gs  MOVIE CAMERAS ��� $47.50.  FOR THE ARTIST ��� BOXED OIL COLORS  A VERY FINE SELECTION $4.75 & $6.75    $  ���___e__��___a_  imJimiiM���fj  by Gypsy Towers, ���'.."���  j Outwardly a very quiet week  at the point, but Oh Boy, indoors the activities are boiling  over v.--first comes Mrs. A. B.  Hill .-with the happy news that  'daughter- Emily Simmons, is taking the first plane out from  "Carcross, Y.T. on the 21st to  spend the Festive Season with  her Mother.  ...Next to get ready the fatted  calf and roll out the red carpet  are the Harry Chasters , welcoming their daughter Dorothy  and the young Thicke family  who. are leaving Hamilton by  plane on the 23rd, happily dividing their time with the Senior  Thicke's in Vancouver and participating im the exciting plans  made for Xmas. Arriving on the'  first boat for Gower on Boxing  Day to  be with thev family.  The   mi-wfcek   Sfeottish  Hop  at  Stronlochie  by no; means  a  minor event judging by the enthusiasm and energy  displayed  by tne participants.  The nimble fingers of James  Beaton turning odds and ends  into beautiful fat candles.  Florence Chaster into twoni  for a last minute shopping spree  and visit with her sister and  friends _ leaving the coast clear  for Harry and son Jimmie to  carry on with the many chores  she left behind while the Boss  sees what Santa has in mind!  The smell of spices and Brandy pervading the air token of  the big doings that are just a-  round the corner - presaging the  parties a'nd big dinners when /  all will be home for' Christmas.  For A Commissioner For The  eters^  A YOUNG MAN WHO WILL  GROW WITH THE TOWN.  H-P  ���*\\  vU:  IT'S MURDOCH'S  TOYS ~ DOLLS ��� GAMES  ;,vV FOR ALL AGES  FANC^NEW  GiF^W^PPING  DECORATIONS GALORE  .r  .V  DEE^Spind CONFECTIONS  ���:.\   -.  Year We're Featuring  Oil T*^^^  uraoch s Marine Supplies  Phone;_16 Pender Harbour  Put Seagram's "83" to the water  test. Water, plain or sparkling, reveals a V  whisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet. r  Seagrams "83'  0��f, Seagrams***^ Sure  S-83IBC  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  PRIZES  COFFEE  �����  IN GRAVEL PIT NEAR  COMMUNITY HALL  UNb_\M, fiECiviBER 13th it f :00 pm  ^SPONSORED BY ROBERTS CREEK BADMINTON CLUB  .<������.<* ��� ������&  The Coast News   Thursday, December IP, 195s  By ARIES  _____CSIOK' AFFAIRS  j_.t a meeting of tlie L.A. to  '"_2_e Canadian Legion, Branch No.  315&, on December 1st, a new  sg&s&e 'Of officers was  elected.   .  ���President, Mrs. C. Lucken;  I__m H. Holroyd and Mis. G. Reid  _e__e^)residents; Mrs. Toynbee,  ^SBfioa"<iing secretary; Mrs. A.  y#a__.ch, corresponding secretary;  13_fcrfi. R. Mitchell, treasurer; and  ._S5m J. Browning,  Sgt. at Arms.  Members of the Executive Committee are Mrs. A. Batchelor,  Mrs. Killick, Mrs. Gowland, Mrs.  Peterson, Mrs. Wheeler, Mrs.  Erickson arid Mrs. Biggs. Past-  president is Mrs. F. Turner.  Mrs. Eva Lpons became a full  member of the L.A.  The social evening held by the  Sechelt Branch of the Legion was  very successful. Bingo, dancing,  games and refreshments were all  greatly enjoyed, thanks to the  work of the John Brownings, E.  Walker, Mrst Holroyd, Mrs. Toynbee and Jack Whitaker. More  events like this are expected.  g{S_  The  Canadian National  Institute  - PeninsuU Branch  REPORTS TO A GENEROUS PUBLIC  THAT, FOLLOWING THE RECENT  'CAMPAIGN FOR FUNDS, TfiERE IS  ON HAND NOW A  BANK BALANCE OF $566.00  We wish to thank all those who contributed, and all  who worked, to attain this excellent result.  ...7, ���:���    -,-.-.. .W. LISSIMAN, Pres.  ^_1\B*  _T~  GENERAL  STORE  SECHELT. B. C.  MEATS: Saturday Only  Standing Rib Roasts of Beef, _hbice '"A'*';... lb 59^  Cross Rib Pot Roasts* choice "A" . v .>>���>���:=:. ���������....&> 48^  ���      Fealturing Local ^rkeys        O;   v  Home Grown for Home' Treats H  ���i-l ��y-  r-y-i  tJROCERIES: -iy  HEINZ CREAM OF TOMATO SOUP .... 2 for 29^  HARDWARE:  For Home Gifts, see our assortment of  PYREX FLAMEWARE    Clear or in colors, from  Pie Plates to Percolators.  jDRYGOODS:  Lovely Gifts can -be practical, too!  Visit our Lingerie counter. The "Lay-Away  Plan is still active.  *t *��   *�������� <  ���^  \  1_sfw?  ���___*  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  , $foe liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  The annual meeting of the De-  Pencier Evening Circle,: $.| group  of young- mothers, in the neighborhood, who work for the Anglican Church and Sunday School,  wound up a highly successful  year.  Their new President is Mrs.  Toynbee,:with Mrs. H. B. Gordon  as vice-president. Secretary is  Mrs. Potts and Mrs. Betty Billingsley is treasurer..  Regrets have been expressed ^at  the postponement of the plays to  have been presented in Sechelt  by the Hazel Critchell Dramatic  School. The date, Dec. 16th, conflicted with other affairs, so a  new date will be set shortly.  PERSONALS  Sorry to-near that Mrs. Clampitt has been under the weather.  Hope by now she is about again.  Cecil Henderson of the B.C.  Forestry, has been visiting for a  few days, ;.along with his wife  and childrjen..  . Mrs.. v;Margaret .Gibsons haa  made the move from the cottage  , on the-back road to the cottage  ���^irt^efli^.Nai^e^Churcbi  . Mrs. Charte_ , Poteet: has returned from ..Vancouver with, a  new baby brother for Chuckie.   ;:,-���;.,;-   ,;\v .. ������r~ ��� ��� ^  YOUNG PBOPI/E'S CLUB formed!  A Young People's - Glub has  been formed and is meeting every  Thursday evening at 7:00 o'clock  in St. Hilda's Parish Hall, Sechelt.   .-..*--.      '  Mr..Teddy. Scott, Porpoise B$y  -Road, Sechelt, is the:; president.  Miss Eleanor Powell, Secheltr is  the secretary-treasurer, and the  executive O is Misses Kathleen  Rouse and fvDbrothy 'liarson, both  of Sechelt, and Mr. David Lucken  of Davis Bay.  The "Club already has: ah; enthusiastic membership, and it extends a cordial invitation to all  the young people of Sechelt and  the .surrounding district to join.  They will be most welcome and  should find entertainment; and  fun with people of their own age.  After the ".end of the year, the  Club lip pes , to have badminton,  vand square dancing on theivpro-  gram.   ��� ;     '  Mr. and Mrs. C. Lucken, Davis  Bay, have undertaken to be  patrons of.the Club.  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  %,&nn act  Hotico-of Intention to Apply to  Purchase yLand  In land Recording Districtof  New Westminster in Blind Bay,  Hardy Island.  Take Notice that I,. Christ-  May Sandvold, of Hardy Island,  opher K. Sandvold, and I, Len���  B.C., occupation Trapper.irntend  to apply for permission to purchase the following described1  lands: Small Island commencing  W ���'_r "post ^Snteidnat^"W^SM^7  corner; 100" feet - Norths of post  on Jjot^MMsy iheri_e-?400 feet  North> thence 200, feet East,  [thence 400 feet South, thence  200 feet North, and'.containing-  2 acres more or less. Small island pasture for Croats.  Dated October  15,  1953.  C.K. Sandvold,  *        L.M. Sandvold,  Hardy Island,  B.C.  \  Use The  <?oast News Classified  For   Best Results  Make It 'EASY'  ')  FOR CHRISTMAS!  GYRATOR  WASHERS  fcSC*  ���>_i;  HARVESTER  *  ��  -:%��-  CUMftTES  OK-  THESE -:   *.     -r  INTERNATIONAL  HARVESTER  REFRIGERATORS  :fr6M:''' yr-y^yy  $269.95  . .-.i,, ��� .> _  ORDER YOUR XMAS BIRD EARLY h  AND AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT  iiiiih: nhimi us iiiiyii ni. im  Phone 39  Gibsons  "Personal Service Always"  COCHRANE      I  ��� i  _tj^_^__i_��_^_is��_��sl_i  "ARROW" DRESS SHIRTS  is SHOES ^  gQxfords   -  Brogues    $j  Newest Styles -  And Colors  _3_:_^^_&_��_^_&_f  SPORT SHIRTS.  "viella" flannel shirts,  sports jackets: tartans, quilted, grenfells  hickock belts  hickok men's jewellery  socks : McGregor, viella, happy foot & nylon  in diamonds, clccks, waffles, ribbed & plain  PIPES, lighters, wallets, fitted travel cases.  "ADA$T HATS  SCARVES,  LEATHER GLOVES  FINE 'HANDKERCHIEFS  1  FLANNEL DRESSING GOWNS  PYJAMAS ��� FLANNELETTE  *  BROADCOTH  AND KNITWEAR  i  arine  ens  BAL'S BLOCK  "OPEN FRIDAY EVENINGS" 71��_&8_q__%_!__e_��___f_______-ttX=  "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.  Thursday, December 10, 1953   The Coast News  - 'a* ww_ \��- T*T  In Magistrate Johnston's court  this past week, there were various  violations   of  the   traffic   regula-  FOR SALE  FOB  SALE  Summer Special, Fir - $10.00  Cord. Alder - $9.00.  J. Smid & J. Renyk. 21 J.     tfn  GUEST HOUSJE * for    sale.  equipped- re^dyy ^c^v: bu_ine)ps-  M* priice oiily $6300.   Ttotjem  Realty.  '���    <r . ������ < .       .    ,   Counter, Sales. Books, carbon  back.d^^^B^-eal!.'' For meet-  y,r,i    ''v..;--  tng thartiCeiraergency, itry Coast  49  ^?Jv  News, GSbsoiteL.,  Koug-h and Planed Lumber  Phone   HaJ.m_oii   Bay  7Z  K0LTEBMAN SAWMILLS  Hal-mboi- Bay  *-'     ���'    ��� ��� i ���������_��� ���ii^ i ������- ���'     ������    ��� ��� r  Here is;a rfeai^desirable fam-  jily ���offle:!yyfe (fesirabie location four bedrooms, lovely living room and sun porch- 3 pc  bath" utility rpont worth tubs-  wonderful cabinet kitchen- 29  cupboards- full basement with  furnace- fruit rctata_ city water  ���: ���   v    ^Wi%i^m ��� . . cleared fen'c%d^W^li*t_tlltffCQitt->.  'y Hoily^ Wre*th��    $2.50    ^''Vo^teyiffiti* -iM price  only  ISIOOT? Xma_ntable^dfi��^raJions.  $8400 on terms. Tofem Realty.  floral sprays, artiificial cor-        l2  #��' 'jffiSS&m&to:^jfc^   ^j^oulibbard^-Jgoodzwfaang order.  up. Lila Eldred, phone Rob��ttf;a$^^^ Bay.  sages 75c and up, natural $1.50  Creek 24 M.  49  .'-it- = _5  \ PIANO Dark Walnut 50 inches  ^igh.^e_y^;Good;cphd^ See  jfchis ih-trument.  $350.  Box r$��  Coast News.;���-,- ..���>���- -,. &...? -.       Wm  /�� <-.(-: v  >::  One   Enterprise   Oil   Ran^e,  Whii^Sa'--^ con&tt  ion.  Phone 107 W Gitoons: ";49-  "' '' "ii&*yr-  ;  In your own home by  why not- :we Wave some grand  J>!��n%tftaw down payi^en^readyl  to move in.  Totem Realty.  y Jeep half ton pick up truck  $1150 cash. H. Ritchey Gibsons  107M tfn.  WORK   WANTED "   ���  ' High School girl available between Dec. 19th and 24th. Will  do  'any   kind   of  work.   Phone  feibsonmm Hryry '^yp^r t  1 ____L 1 ������!>������ '������ ������������������-   "* - ������ . -  FOR  RENT     '?������  Fully  modern  furnished   duplex, phone 68 J.  At Hopkins; 4 rooms and bath  iSemii ^furnished, katchjen rangiet  needed.  Apply Hopkins  124  R.  yy-fM^^^tSLh^^^, one man. 30'*  saw good s-iape.".'Price; $200.00  Box 6 JCoaat-.-^$v^4  *   '_ i     *     ' i.    '. j!"n       ii'       i       -"       \     x -   *    !   *     i     i        ' '   "     n ii ' 'i   .  Turkeys, fresh from farm.  ."���Auiuefe  Turkey  Farm,   Wilson  Creek. $ hole S^W^V     ���/"���'    50  UADIES-ri^ns^iin your stockings? ifring^mem in..Get them  '���"n1ended-"^-_*ily aiway.?You-save..  buying a new pair; Ann Richter  at Richiter's Radio, Sechelt 25 J.  'x-^-'r ���'''������������-"���:x-.^'ly^:��� ���    ���  tfn  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service ..  Totem   Realty,  Gibsons.  tfn  ._,   || |   I II   '��� ���    ������������   ������        I   Ii-" ������   --._   ���        ������ in IIH-.ll   I ���        ������ _���_ __--___�� \  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast,  -Accurate. -Guaranteed  atch  reparirs.   Marine^ Men's  ���V'^'ht; vi.(, tfn  Wear, Gibsons.  WATCH REPAIR - AH types  of watches and jewelry repaired/Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union  General  Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  :: New 3 roomed house, full  plunnbing. $35.00 month. R. M.  Kelly, RR 1 (North Rd.) Gibsons.  '��� ,..' .'5i;  WORK  WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paperA hangings J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33;     - tfn  Our Annual Custom  ���    SPEGIAL ���  FOR MEN^NLY  FREE  GIFT WRAPPING!  LINGERIE GIFTS from  98c on up,  LOUNGING PYJAMAS for MILADY  /  BEAUTIFUL HOUSE COATS in /  Rich warm Flannels ��� Sleek Satins  Ever Lovely Nylon Plisse ��� Soft Knit Rayon  Marvellous New Colors: from $5i50 up  IN HOSIERY: For Day Wear     ���     all good shades;  > For Arties; Shadow |]^ etc.  AND PARTY DRESSES ill]  At Pre-Christmas Prices Stiti  Come In And "Shop AroundJ%i  Choice Is Wi_e, Quaiity Excellent,  And the PRICE IS RIGHT.  SREPS' 'lilfe'i; style Mm  Phone 35 GIBSONS Bal'st Block  Dec. 11 ��� Gibsons at Granny  MacQewans WI whist drive 2  pjm.  Dec. 11 ��� Gibsons Xmas party for members and family Farmer's Institute and also Junior  Poultry Club and Junior Garden  Club Parish Hall 8 p.m.  Dec. 12 ��� Pender Harbour. St.  Ma ry's Hospital Auxiliary  Christmas Tea. Club House,  Garden Bay, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.  Dec. 12 ��� Gibsons School  Hall- come on up -to your PTA  Annual Xmas Dance proceeds  for children's  Xm_s  party.  Dec. 13 ��� Why hot address  ttsose Xmas cards now mail them  -early.   -.���:.. ^- ���       *���'���-*������'  Dec.   13  ���   Tonight  is  hight>-  between 5 and 6 p.m. be sure,  ^nd ^ipe}in CHUB its 1570 on  ybi_rV4-��lvtf��^  Coast hour. "^ "���'���  Dec. 13 ��� Roberfef Creek Bad-  iixi'ihton^ Clubf^^Tairlce^;^poti ,at.  1 p.m., near Community Hali.  . .Dec. 14,-r��� Gibsoha at elem��*  enitary school monthly meeting  PTA.: .... , ,;���' ���. ���  Dec.   14 ��� Its winter time-'  more fire danger- are you fully  insured- why not come in aridl  discuss it with us- before its too  late.; ..      .:-������,.���- if-.--'-  Deo .16 ��� School Carol singing at 8 p.m. with Miss Macln-  tyre's Orchestra.-/Sponsored by \  PTA.  Dec. 21 ��� United Church  Hall-. 8 vp.m.. Xmias, Carol Festival- lall welcome.   : ���       '   -  Every Tues. ��� 2 to 4 p.m.  Gibsons Library in R.^McKibbii's  office. ���  THUS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���-  A practical Xmas gift- give the  young folks a lot- get them started on their home-.you can buy  _ lbty_or as little 'as$i2i_ down  balance $10 month.  tions to be dealt with.  Ray Carter of Vancouver was  fined twenty dollars, and costs for  speeding: through   Wilson   Creek.  James Edward Brown of Pender Harbour was fined twenty-  five dollars and costs for driving  without a current drivers' license.  Richard Francis Kennett, failing to negotiate a turn and driving into the bush on the wrong  side of the road, pleaded guilty  .to driving without due care and  attention. He paid a fine of  twenty-five dollars and costs.  This was near* the junction of  the Highway and the old Elphinstone Bay School.  Also   for   driving  without   due  care   and   attention  near' Sechelt  cost  Edmond    Everton    Osborne  twenty-five dollars and costs,  y   Albert Edward   Weal  and  Ian  Cotterell    MacLean    of    Roberts  Creek and Wilson Creek; respec-'  tively, drove their cars around in  circles   near   the   Sechelt y Wharf r  with consequent danger to legiti-  ���mate traffic. They were severely  reprimanded    and    warjied,' "and"'  fined:, 410.00  and  costs each. -  For    driving   thirty-five  miles  per hour through a twenty; mile  zone at Selma     Park, * William'  Smith of Port Mellon was _fine<l  fifteen dollars and costs.  Three juveniles, presently  charged with having taken a car   ���  without   the   permission   of   the  owner, at Sechelt, had their casa  adjourned for one week.  SAFETY DAY Cont. *_��m p. 1  in two teams, wiped dry the  wheel guard of each bicycle and  applied the -tape.  Mr. Tracy then called the children to order and expressed their  thanks to Mr. Miller, Corporal  Cummins, and the Board of Trade  for their assistance in safeguarding the children. The children endorsed his remarks by- clappmg.  Parents     would      have     been.  --pleased to see the orderly manner  in which the children behaved  and the close attention they paid  to the speakers. In fact the adults  raay find they have to brush up  their, car driving habits, or find  they have  some young  backseat  wd>Tivers   in   the   carl     Remainiagr  v^'ScotcbUt^' -tape twas sold by  George, Miller^  and  the  amount  "a__:ated to th�� Sechelt Fire Brig-  ad��v    ������' G'-'/  ��� ar-.  Gibsons   FIX - IT   Shop  OPENS MONDAY, DEC. 14th  Smith of Post Office Next S & S Repair Shop.  WE 'FIX* ANYTHING ^  PAINTING, PLUMBING, HEATING:: ALL S$&-JL  ----- '--r.,,.,;.., -     ^ridpSirs.  ' r;:yy::yyy'"  "If it ain't "Broke now, bring iUn. We'll fix yf'  Ed Rhodes Herb Winn  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate Agents.  HOWE SOUND  it M  STORE  Bal's Block  Gibsons  TOO LATE TOO CLASSIFY  SITUATIONS wanted  .. v i\.'   ��� ' y ������-^������i������r~  Will care for children in my  own home by day or hour. Mrs.  Lpiwther phone 67 C Gibsons.  Wantedjob as baby sitter  evenings. Phone Gibsons 84 W.  ANNOUNCEMENT    ^  Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Speck  of Gibsons announce ^hie engagement of their daughter,  Valerie Marguerite, to Donald  Theodore Malmas, son of Mr.  and Mrs. T. Malmas of Langley,  B.C.  The wedding will take place!  at 2.00 p.m. Dec. 28th at St.  Bartholomew's Anglican church  Gibsons, B.C., the Rev. H. U.  Oswald officiating.  12 MORE SHOPPING DAYS  TO CHRISTMAS!  How about ijt?       Time's drawing close.  We have some nice gifts left for all the family,  but they are going fast. We have a good supply of  stocking fillers. Our 'Rust Craft' Card can't be beat  From 5c to 25c. A card for every member of the family. Come and look them over and browse in comfort.  We will be open all day for the next two Wednesdays for your convenience. Be seeing you.  WYNNE STEWART  OPEN  At Gibsons Stores: Friday' Dec. 18th  And Mon.-Tues.-Wed   Dec. 21, 22, 23.  . ���'������;���  Stacks for your Xmas shopping  MELtONv evening Bos  LEAVES PORT MELLON 6U5 p.mXEAVE$ GIBSONS 9:0,0 p.m.  ON FRIDAY, DEC.  18th     and WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23rd.  ~3��& ��  The Coast New   Thursday, December 10,  1953  eather -. Wise  by R.F. Kennett  "Not for several year at least,  Bsive residents of Gibsons  area  _3_perienced such, a wet and dull  '.November. As mentioned in earl-  . ier columnj, the trend still con-  ^3j_!_ied  through  November  to-  .ward    mild     and    precipitous  -weather. For myself, the trend  is ^welcome, for most residents  -_9_11 agree^h'at slushy snow com-  Ibined  with  periodic   nights  of  Ice are hardly in keeping with  43imate  of our   evergreen play  _fFO___d,   particulai_y   the' Sun-  ^sSiine Coast.  Absence of long term records  for the area doesn"t permit reference comparison, buit we may  safely assume that during Nov.  we received twice our nornal  share of liquid sunshine. This  excessive rainfall most surely  presented problems to those concerned with drainage, maintenance of roads, and specific outdoor operations, considering that  one inch of rain is equivalent to  one hundred and one tons of  water per acre.  The records .for November  reveal that 9.84 inches of rain  fell over the Gibsons area.  Twenty five days of the thirty  saw    measurable    rainfall,    of  these, 19 days were successive.  There was no less than five days  with gale force winds, that is  to say, wind speeds in excess of  28 knots or 32 mph. Cloud cover  everaged near 80%. Mean temperature 43.2 degrees.  On tlie south coast, averages  prove that December is our wettest month, while January particularly, and February the  whitest and coldest. This indeed  is most comforting and I always  feel if we get by Christmfas and,  New. Years without too many  sleigh rides, the next two mon.  ths can do as they will. The old  saying has much truth, "If winter come, can spring be far behind."  ays, Postponed!  The two Christmas Plays that were to have been  performed on December 11th, at Gibsons^ in the Elphinstone High School Auditorium have had to be postponed due to illness,, the HAZEIi CRITCHELL DRAMATIC SCHOOL advises.  Those who have purchased tickets may receive  a refund on them at the Coast News Office on Sat--  urday morning, December 12ifch, from 10:30 till noon,  or Tickefe will be honored at the February Plays.  Mrs. H. Critcrell.  '.. '*��� ���>��� H~  '  Beit news in ygars for car owners! An oil so superior  it can save gasoline (up to I gallon in every 5), assure  battery-saying starts in any wearhor and cut oil consumption in many cars. RPM 10-30 SPECIAL has proved it in  the toughest srop-and-go driving. Try it and you'll agree  i:'��^he^n^fi��^ extra   performance   features of RPM 10-30 SPECIAL make it worth far more  than the slight additional cost.  RPM    SO-30 SP.ECIAL  aaWs more for new <errs--eM cars���all cars  SPECIAL ... can boost gas mileage up to 15%  ���more miles per gallon in tough stop-and-go  driving  SPECIAL... less oil consumption���savings as  ���]iigh as 33% compared with light grade oils  SPECIAL .. .tops for hydraulic valve lubrication���cuts noise and sticking  .SPECIAL ... designed fori older cars as well as  ]  new-r-covers all car manufacturers' motor oil ;  recommendations ������  SPECIAL... stepped-up power���for better acceleration, more pull;:p-i hills  SPECIAL ... easier starting-���battery-saving  starts in all kinds of weather       . y  SPECIAL .. .money-saving motor protection-  tops for preventing wear of critical engine parts  SPECIAL... one oil for all purposes���covers -  dAE grades 10W, 20W, 30; recommended for  ^11 seasons,.all climates  We take better care  CHEYxON  GAS STATION  r  off y��Ur car  by Independent Research Laboratories  This is to certify that we have made our own investigation  of RPM 10-30 Special Motor Oil. Our findings confirm the  above claims regarding the quali�� , twlxwwhg ucb&kxs&slies  ties of   BPM   10-30 Special.  "' i:&> B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  Halfmoon  SEE   HASSAN'S  For'  Fall Fishing  Supplies  Be  Ready  For  Cooler Weather  With Clothing  And Boots  From  HASSAN'S   Si  Phone   1'1-U  PENDER  HARBOUR  F. Cormack  Car Accident Ends Fortunately.  Last Sunday, another car accident was caused by the terrible  condition of these mud-wallows  that pass for' road in these parts.  .Luckily    for   Mr.    and' Mrs.  'Hogg and   their  sen Bill,   they  FOR  WINTER   LUBRICANTS  BATTERIES  CHAINS  SHELL   ANTLFREEZE  Phone 48  C Sechelt B  n  FOR THAT MAN IN YOUR LIFE,  YOU'LL FIND A GI#T AT  n  lie  Phone 56  Sechelt  Residences ��� 1 Call Each 2 Weeks ��� $1 Per Month  Businesses ��� 3  Calls  Per Week��� $5  Per  Mont>  R.C. RHODES  Phone 67 W Gibsons  KEEP THE  TOWNSITE  CLEAN  * f ^'i-*���>*.-(**'--'  WINTEE WINDS BLOW  "COLD AND SHRILL,  IF fHE SUN WON'T WARM YOU  "HOME OIL" WILLI  -   ���  Phone Or Call For Your  Fuel Oil Delivery  L. & J. FOX, SECHELT  PHONE 45 or 30M  escaped with nothing worse  shock and bruises. Following a  visit to their son at Madeira  Park, he was driving them  home. In avoiding one of the  innumerable pot-holes, the car  hit a soft shoulder and rolled  down  the   embankment.  The roads are the worst they  have been for many a year. It  makes ���p_ie wonder, when car-  license time rolls around, if the  ^Government shouldn' pay nxs^  rather than vice-versa.  It seems that we are too apathetic. We should join forces  and demand action for a better  deal in roads.  A ifew friendte galheired at  the home of the Robert Burns  of-Welcome Beach last Sunday,  for a musical evening im honor  of Mrs. Burns, whose birthday  it was.  Final plans were made at the  jlocal   PTA  meeting^last  week  for    the'   children's 'Christmas  Tree and concert to-be held in  Redrooffs Hall on December 17.  Mr. and Mrs. Tony Tschaik-  owsk were up from Vancouver  over the week end.  Happy Birthday to you, Mrs.  /Harlod Pierce . of Redrooffs,  from all your friends and neighbours.  Mr. and Mrjs. Bill Grundy of  Vancouver were up at their Redrooffs summer home, last week  end: Mr. Grundy has recently  retired, so sometime early in  .the spring, they intend to move  .up permanently.  Thursday, December 10, 1953  The Coast News  ihs��-R . _*ye,  >Fad'3  ���Courtesy Vancouver Sun.  Seattle will be the home of  Vincent Pye and his' bride; the  former Margaret S. Wallih, who  were married at a candle-light  double ring ceremony in Im-  -manuel Lutheran Church in New  Westminster.  Coral and white was chosen  as the color theme for the wedding at which Rev. William S..  Peterson officiated. Tall standards r of' white chrysanthemums  decorated the church.  The bride is the daughter' of  Mr. and Mrs. John S.; Wallin,  and the groom is the son of Mr.,  arid Mrs. George C. Pye of Gibsons/- '  Mrs. Jack Wiley was matron  on honor and Miss Frances Kane  was bridesmaid.  Candlelight ters were Mrs.'R.  Booth and Mass Mary-Jo Hellier;.  Allan Herd of Vancouver was.,  best mart. Donald and Kenneth  JVallin,   brothers   of the   bride,  were ushers.  ,v J-V  Miss Sylvia Haglblom was  soloist and Miss Lilly Pearce  was accompanist. '���".'..  VRunar 3Nylund proposed the  bridal tbast !at /fche reception  after the Wedding. The; wedding  cake was made by the groom's  grandmother, Mrs. W. Ma'clnde  war, to whom the bride gave  her bouquelt  ��.  The couple spent their honeymoon at. HJarrisony Hot Springs  beforey moving to Seattle, at  5101 Latona.  FOR COMMISSIONER FOR THE  VILLAGE OF GIBSONS LANDING  Vote X For  "An ounce of experience is worth  a pound of trial"  My Years As Commissioner Have Given Me The Experience And  Knowledge"To  To Deal With i  Problems  In   Gibsons  With Both Vision And Economy.  We Carry a Good Variety of  RADIOS & RECORD PLAYERS  New and Used  Toasters & Other Appliances  TOWN PffiflCES AfclD ��f*ieLU��E SE__��_���E  RICHTER'S RADIO  Phone 25 J  Sechelt  _-���-  MUEIMMIEIR  def^^M^uhMck  RYE   Aristocrat  Anniversary  Viscount  MeJchers Special Reserve  GIN   London Club London Dry  insist on  8 years old  5 years old  4 years old  3 years old  %  QUALITY  BRANDS  ?>  .*>.  ���^^m:-^  This advertisement is notpublished or .displayed, by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  ��������'������'������ ���}?  XMAS TREE LIGHTS from $1.10 up  TRILITES ��� TABLE LAMPS ���  BOUDOIR LAMPS  At Less Than Vancouver Prices.  "G.E." AUTOMATIC TOASTERS  "G.E." AUTOMATIC IRONS  "G.E." STEAM IRONS  "G.E." RADIOS $24.95 up  A Complete Stock Of TOYS,  Including TRICYCLES,  WAGONS,  SLEIGHS,  GAMES, DOLLS, ETC.  We Are Offering, As A  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  One Only ADMIRAL REFRIGERATOR  11 and a half cubic ft. ��� Reg. $479.50  "XMAS SPECIAL $379.50 DEC. ONLY.  arKer s  Phone 51  ardware  Sechelt 8  The   Coast News Thursday, December 10, 1953  loberts Creel  by Madge Newman  DANCES   AND   PARTIES  The dance put on by the VON  Board at the Roberts Creek Hall  drew a large crowd last Saturday.  A number of complimentary remarks were heard re the Eric  Inglis Orchestra, . which played  for  the occasion.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  ODtical Service?  WmW^^-M^M  s���� X* '���"- ���������"���>  �������  ;iVV  ac*'  o&  lO<*  &'  *      -vjle*   �� _.t^*   ,   _>^v  ^vC ^cS;* <t*c I o*  vet  �����#  ���_d-  at'*  \W  ef  e^<  A gay Christmas party was  held in the Masonic Hall,following the regular meeting of the  OES on Thursday. The banquet  hall was beautifully decorated in  the yuletide spirit. The centre of  attraction was a Christmas tree  presided over by the Worthy Patron, H. Metcalfe. Each member  seceived a gift, some of which  caused much merriment. Mrs. J.  Drummond and Mrs. M. Turner  accompanied the carol singing.  Worthy Matron, Mrs. J. Parker,  officers, members and visitors enjoyed a memorable evening.  Two dates to remember are the  16th and 17th. The first one is  Wednesday and carol singing at  the srhool with members of the  String Orshestra. The other is the  big night for the school children  when they will present their  Christmas concert at the Hall.  Mrs. Cliff Wells is still hoping  to find the black, embroidered  silk glove she lost at the Hall on  the 21st.  The Dick Kennett's welcome  the arrival of a young son on  Wednesday,  Dec.   2nd.  BADMINTON BULLETS  TO BLAST BIRDS  Festive fowl are facing . foul  play on December 13 when the  Badminton Club will hold a turkey shoot at the gravel pit near  the Communiy Hall. Some arrangement will' be made whereby  those who feel inexpert with a  gun will have an. equal chance  with the crack shots, and possibly some nice plump little hen  will grace the table of a nimrod  who cannot hit the side of a barn.  Or instead of a hen it might be  a pound of weiners���the various  prizes have not been bought yet.  In any case a large crowd of  shots, good and not-so-good, are  expected to gather at the pit on  Sunday and enjoy a good afternoon's fun. None of an age to  shoot will be excluded. The ladies  have a special invitation ��� and  special targets. The men, oddly  enough, think they (the ladies)  need ��� a special target, simply because, in the past the men have  been the turkey winners. But  here is news; one of the lady  members is practicing shooting  from the hip. She just adores  turkey.  A pleasant aspect of the affair  will be the coffee and home-made  doughnuts (also made by the  ladies)   which will be on sale.  The fun starts at 1 o'clock on  Sunday, Dec. 13th. If you feel  like fowl for Friday the 25th,  come along.  On Sunday morning Mr. C;  W. Oldershaw succumbed to a  jheart attack. He wajs a resident of Roberts Creek for over  SO yiears. He is -survived by  his wife and eight children and  grandchildren. Mr. Oldershaw1  was seventy-five years  of- age.  Mr. Oldershaw was a veteran  of the First World War.  The funeral was held on Wed.  (afternoon from the St. Bartholomew's Anglican church, the  Rev.  Oswald  officiating.  Try The Coast News Classified  Can we make it Dec. 26th,  The /Smokie Stover" Club, Gibsong, would like to  contact any organization interested in helping with  a Benefit Dance for (the Ed Turners, whose home was  recently.burned: Let us get together and make one big  effective effort! Phone .Gibsons 53.  ���I  ll-J  AF  ew  OS'Sl  amples Of  " At  iag*gg  S  WE HAVE one of the BEST % ELECTRIC KETTLES $13,95 up  ���:���   ���      "��� ���        _S  STOCKS of HARDWARE on the  w ELECTRIC IRONS  Peninsula,  and are in a position |  to offer the SHOPPER THE BEST I Electric Clocks  Steam Irons  mm  ii?��  POSSIBLE BUY  FOR HIS MONEY. �� ,       ��� ^  I "Sparton   Radios  "The FAMILY HANDYMAN" I  g Vacuum Cleaners  the only Complete 'Do It Yourself g     ..  Magazine   for  the   home   owner, g Floor Pohsrers  Tells "How To Do It", from Build-��  ing a Clothescloset to Protecting | "Beatty    Ironers  your  Home from Fire.  Per copyg     .  35c,  or  $2.10 for  the  year's  six�� "Duo Therm" oil heaters $84.95 up  copies.  $5,85 up  $5.95 up  $19,95 up  $27.95 up  $99.50 up  $64.50 up  $99.50 up  ��oof  r*t  (���of  /* "\  Stainless Steel, Copper Clad  Kitchen Ware.  | "Beatty" Washers $139.50 up  I "Frigidaires" at $234.95 up:  Glass Ware, China, Pyrex Ware. I "Frigidaire" Ranges      $269.00 up  _i_^_^____��_^_^__��__i_^^  For Small Gifts Or Big Ones  Always A Better Buy At  SUNSET  Phone 32  Gibsons  STOCK UP WITH THESE SEASONAL FOODS  CUPBOARD STAPLES  Shirriff's Jelly and Pudding Powders, 3 for 27c  Coffee, Malkin's per lb -;:...- ��� .. ��� .. 95c  Golden Bantam Corn, 15 oz tins ��� 2 for 25c  Peas, Size 5's, 15oz. tins -..-.. ��� ... .2 for 25c  Cut Green Beans, 15oz. tins ���.. 2 for 35c  Tomatoes. 28 oz. tins ..--.'...--... ��� ���-- 2 for-43c  Pork and Beans, 15 oz. tins      4 for 45c  ./  FISH DELICACIES  Shrimps, King Oscar, 4 oz tins  38c each  Crab Meat 7 ozrtins  53c each  Assorted Meat Pastes, 3 oz tins 2 for 25c  FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES-  PLEASE PLACE YOUR  TURKEY ORDERS NOW.  _"  These Special Prices  Effective  Friday,   Saturday,   Mon.  Dec. 11th ��� 12th ��� 14th  MEATS;  i'  ROUND STEAK or  Roaslts, per lb .. 65c  COTTAGE ROLLS,  Tenderized, lb   ;.   65c  VEAL ROASTS,  Rolled; per lb ..,.,' 52c  SAUSAGE, PURE >-  Pork, per lb..... 52c  COD FILLETS lb .. 3Sc  FRUIT JUICES etc-  Grapefruit Juice, ��0 oz tins ....  Grapefruit Juice, 48 oz tins   Blended Juice, 20 oz tins .  Blended Juice, 48 oz tins .. ��� ..-  Peaches 15 oz tins   Tomato Juice, 15 bz tins ^ --  . 2 for 27c  .. 29c each  . 2 for 29c  ..32c each1  ... 2 for 37c  ��� 2 for 21c  Mixed Nuts, per lb ..................-........ 38c  Cranbemes "Eatkore^ per lb ...'........'... 33c  Miiicemeat (Bring your &syn confer) lb .. %3c  Jap Oranges* Sun Brand, per box   ...y.... $1.39  WE DELIVER.  M9DWAY STORE   O-bsons  Phone .107  THE SEASON'S GREETINGS TO ALL

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