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 i_* ;���_-. <_���_>'-������  PROViMClAM  Provincial L  Victoria,  3.  Phone your news _-_>���  orders to  Gibsons 45 W>  Seventh Year of Publication  Vol. 7 ��� No. 47     Thursday, November 26, 195^  Published in GIBSONS, B.C.     Serving the Sunny Sechelt Peninsula  fS  !|SCLS:  ���II  _l  linister  Bwsumms m  yin> the 'Victoria, by-election,  called to give Mr. Einer Gunder-  son, Iv_ini_ter of Finance,/ a seat  in the Social Credit Govern^  sment, -the first count of ballots  gave the^ Liberal candidate, Mr.  George Gregory, a short lead  of ninety three vptes over his  nearest opponent, Mr. Gunder-  son. Mr. Percy Wright, the former Social Credit member for  this riding, had resigned and  became Mr. Gunderson's campaign manager.  v There will be ia further count  of ballots on Thursday, when the  votes of electors in hospitals,  and the advance polls, will be  added ito the total'-count, an  addition] of approximately three  hundred.  An interesting sidelight to  this by-election was the reported  appearance of two staunch  Social Credit members who ap-  pared .to guard the ballot boxes,  then in charge of the Returning  officer and his deputy.  Gibsons library  Proves Popular  . The Library in Gibsons, at  Dick McKibbin's Office, reports  a great increase in books being  drawny over the past month.  When in a two hour period over  seventy books are ^drawn, $&&  Librarians feel encouraged.  In the future, the ^library will  be open from,two %o four onj  Saturday and Tuesday afternoons. ..-?������  Junior readers are invited to  call oni Saturdays to look over  (the new book selection. A fee  of fifty cents provides membership in the Library Association  and reading piuvileges for the  whole family for a year.  Miss A. Jervis and Miss G,  Dobie are custodians, with Coral  Benn and Karen Madsen assisting on Saturdays.  im Mr: saiiaroi    rorrjie  m  Mr. Gaglardi suggested that  Mr. Black, the Provincial Secretary, be contacted. Mrs. Gestry  interposed at this point the comment that the whole structure of  VON iGrants was being revamped.  Mr. Rudolph stated that with  200 families^at Port Mellon, and  an additional 23 coming in with  the new plant expansion and  booming grounds being opened,  the added burlden for the Nurse  in this district made the work  very heavy. His feeling is that  the district would be greatly  helped by Mr. Gaglardi going into the matter too.  Mr. Boucher rose in support of  Mr. Sutherland also, quoting the  fact that so far the annual expenditure for the VON operation  was $6000, the Government paying a paltry grant of about $300.  towards this.  The Minister said he would be  happy to use what influence he  had,, and said that any letters  asking for information would be  promptly answered.  H. E. Wilson of Gibsons spoke  of the VON, and mentioned that  these:'>figj_rjes; on operational costs  did. not include such emergencies  as pur(Bhasev'';'^fy-'a";'iiewv:^ar,.. and  described the <iifficulties of raising money. He also commented  on the work being done, which  in many cases would be normally  hospital work. Since there is no  hospital, and this saving is to the  Government, the Grant might  well'Jbe increased.  Minister _!IUitk~- Such, (|��robleiiis  <^ood for Local .Citizens    ,.,..  Mr. Gaglardi. felt that it was  all to the good that local people  ���should-,, be' kept interested, and  thought it was! a tragedy that too  much of local problems should go  into governmental control. He  commended the citizens for their  work in sustaining the VON organization in the area.  Mr.  Chris Jorgenson spoke in  Continued on page 8  See Gaglardi  Delegate To Call On  Minister of Public Works  At a recent meeting of the Commissioners^; x>f the. Village of  Gibsons Landing, it :was. decided that; Ito^.AJ_^  ?* ��� *q;Vi^t^i^to wiait^uponr-.the'J^ m^the^atfcer^of the  ������'<|(wi^JJ$^ Conimission suggest,  irig-ytjie ^visibiU^ of reclassifying Gofwer Road as an arterial  Highway, also^ urgmg iipqn hiim the necessity for action ir_ managing  the parking of vehicles for Ferry Traffic.  A complaint has been, received  of the danger_of a .maple tree  on the Fletcher Road. A letter  is to be sent to the 3.C. Power  Commission re; thisj vtree, which  lis being used by them.as a power  po^e, suggesting the trimming  or felling of the tree.  Fred Feeney wias to be advised  that the construction which he  had on Lot 25 had. either to be  made to conformwith regulations or removed, within sixty  days. _.'���   ��� .,_.v.'t...���������.:.;  A letter was to.be sent to the  'Sunshine Coast Tourist Association'^ disclaiming -any responsibility on the part of the village  for the provision of public rest  rooms.  W. Blarter and J. Allen were  to be advised that the Village  -Robinson and R. Emerson were  approvoed.  An investigation! of a possible  leak in'the water main near the  Gibsons Post Office was directed  to be made.  Damage to a road near the  Bay Road by heavy logging  trucks was discussed, and a  letter to be written to the Two  Rivers Logging Co. asking them  for a contribution towards rr_ain-  tenance of the damaged section.  Copies of this letter to be sent to  R.M. Inglis and to R. Spencer  and to F.J. Holland.  Dr. H. Inglis was present to  read a letter re: Garbage Collection in the Village suggesting  the subsidising of the service.  This letter wlas filed for consid.  ���could supply water'to property    eration by the next year's comet  the junction of the Sechelt    missioners.  Highway and the Shaw Road.  Application should be^made in  the regular manner, and the 'applicant to pay the costs of the  connection.  Building Permits for Mrs.^E.  The Voters' Hist as revised was  approved- .Depreciation on the  water system, was to be written  off atttj.e rate of three percent-  um per annum on the equipment  end the installation.    f     k      j  Following two meetings in  Gibsons on Monday, Che Hon Mr.  Gaglardi was driven to Port  Mellon in company of his party  and Peninsula Business men.  Mri IjWferrill from 'Davis B ay,  Mr. Copper from Redrooffs, JVIrs.  Gestry from PoweHy River, and  Mr. Rudolph from Port Mellon  made up one car Xc^ad. Mr. Ole  Elmholt drove his st^ion wagon  with Mr. Boucher*! Mr. Chris  Jorgenson, Mr. W^Sutherland.  and Mrs. Wortmar^bfv Gibsons,  who made up the |iiar|y.  There were  maMy-comments  made about the condition of the  connecting   road  between  Gibsons and the Port Mellon Road,  as the cars jounced /through ruts,  in  and   out  of pot-holes, -and  splashed through pools of water.  The grader} which had been  mentioned at the earlier meeting; was passed a short distance  out.   Mr.  Gaglardif commented  that the road was in "appaling  condition"    and   that   he   was  "going to see that the road was  put   ini   proper   condition   and  _ ma^ntaine^.":-' ���������'-y'-^li~:/\  y_i.^Theycars stopped^frequently,'  aiid yall tlismoinTted^ to look at  pbiiri^ . of  _he-:~iiL._^:b^  mark the bad spotjf-  On arrival, Mr. Gaglardi said  "I am glad, this is not my car,  and I am glad I am not driving!'7  Hosts at Port Mellon were the  Howe Sound PuItk Company.  .T&ey entertained. ~i-tt>: iJarty -at  a very pleasant luncheon. Mr.  H. MacDonald, Comptroller, Mr.  F.C. Sherman^Jr>I_tnt Superinten-  dant and y Mr. ;D,R. Macklam  and Mr. Roy Conroy; president  of Local Union 297, with other  members of the Staff and their  wives, made up a very pleasant  group. Conversation touched  upon the expansion of the plant;  the booming grounds,, the increase in plant personell, as well  as well as shipping,^ and The  Road.  After lunch5 Mr. Sherman and  the others took the visitors on  a short tour of the plant, ex-  laihiri'g the Pulp making processes from loading chips into the  cookers under steam pressure  to baling the finished^sheets; of  pulp. :���,..; .���/���'.������': iy.:.  v^This was very interesting to  all, includingthe Minister, who  had hot been, through^ Ithe Plant  before.  The guests were then escorted  to the cafeteria for coffee, and to  their cars for the .returni trip.  ������-' Mr. Gaglardi asked many pertinent questions as to howNlong  certain fills had stood, the  amount of rainfall, the logging  operations which cross the highway,   etc..  On leaving.Gibsons, he promised to answer any correspondence on the matter that might  be put to him. He agreed to  provide the Coast News with  information at once.  Card Parties  To Be Held At Secheft  The Altar Society of the Holy  Name Parish hold the 'first of  a series of card parties at tlie  home of Mrs. Leo Johnson, on  Wednesday, Nov. 25th. There  will be frequent such social  gatherings. at the homes of the  ���m embers of the Society during  the winter months.  The same group has started a  library, which is being housed  at Mris. Leon Nadeau's home. "  eeti  The Speaker of B.C.'s Legislature, Mr. Tom Irwin, addressed !  ���a small but vocally enthusiastic meeting at Gibsons, on Tuesday  evening, November 24th. C. Oviatt of Gibsons was in the chadr, ancl -  introduced Mr. Irwin to the audience, some of whom had drivera-  from Half Moon Bay, in spite of the rough night.  Mr. Irwin spoke at length on  the meaning of Social Credit.  He explained that it was a system which embraced people  from all walks of life, every  activity, every religious, financial and industrial group in the  country.  He traced the various forms  of Government in the English-  speaking world, from before the  days of the Magna Carta, stating  that frbhi the beginning of time,  in the very nature of the formation of political parties, each of  them had represented essentially  one  group or class  of people,  .such as Conservatives originally  represented ��� the moneyed or  ruling groups, the (now) CCF  represented industrial Unionists;  and   the   Labour   parties   the  -working  people themselves.  He traced the development of  the Social Credit principiles  from   the  development  of  the  ; Douglas Theory to the present!  dayyij^deas and ideals.  '���*& His talk was received with  interest, and was heartily applauded.  The question period was lively.  Questions regarding financing  of, and grants to the VON were  asked   by> both Mr*- j-njfr IV-rs; ���*  - Ratchey,- whbiO^  in this area. Mr. T^Wi^' d^scrihh  topics touched upon, before fr_5?  meeting,closed with the servingT^  of refreshments.  Sechelt PTA  To Sponsor Concert  This year,  the Sechelt PTA-  are sponsoring the "Choraliers"  in their presentation of a concert -  in the Legion Hall on Sunday, .  December 6th. Tickets are being:  sold in advance by members o_c*  the PTA for this event, to f*s&> -  ther the activities of this active^  organization.  One of the year's projects rk~-  scholarship awards offered the -  best all-round student gradual-  ting from Grade Twelve. The  PTA has brought in and showm  I'ducational Films, are making  a Good Citizenship Award, 'anc��  are hoping to help with the?.-  School Library.  Receipts from affairs like tJaisr~  concert by the Choraliers, dir;_c_  ted by Harry Roberts, and featuring assisting artists ,,' ^rid*,ar-  school singing group, wi|l help  to swell the coffersiff^or realco-n--  '���('���������-���v.'^-^irA u-K.-w-X'--:  ing help he and his family had  received from the VON after the  first war, stated that he had always fought for more support  for that organization. He suggested that since so many: differences in circumstances existed, it might J>e wise not to ask  the Government for a stipulated  sum for each VON? but for a  rate per visit, so that an area  which required much service  would then. be in receipt of  larger grants. This he put merely  as a suggestion.  When asked by Mr. Rees about  the distribution of wealth, and  what.would likely occur should  there- be a depressioniy at -/some  ; futurey date/:".Mr. -Irwin "stated  that these matters could not be  controlled within a Province  alone, but must be met from  Ottawa. , <  Iri regard to Hospital Insu-  jcancte preVniums, the Speaker  felt that there should be some  other means of collecting these.  For those whose premiums were  collectible by pay-roll deductions, the system worked well.  There were however, too many  people not in this group whose  premiums were not paid.  SUGGESTS 2 CENT TAX  Mr. Irwin suggested that an  additional tax, say two cents,  might be added to the three  cents now in effect, to make up  the required Hospital Revenue.  It would be paid by everyone  and all would pay alike.  There was much opposition to  this. Those of low income groups  and pensioners were already  having a difficult time to live,  without having everything they  purchased cost still more.  Mr. Irwin agreed, too, that this  might not be practicable. There  must be some form of exemption  for all of low income groups, hg  thought. The plan was a complicated one, and the Social Credit  Government was working to  make a just solution.  There were several other miner  Roberts Creek P-M  Discuss Curriculum  The discussion started and leiSt-  unfinished by reason of the time:  element at the October meting:,  of the PTA was continued last-  Wednesday. Two members of the  Junior-Senior High School staff-,.  Mrs. Day and Mr. Peers were^  guests. Mr. Russell and Mrss:-  Blake of the Roberts Cr_e&-  School, were also present. Mr4i-  .F. Haslam acted as moderator;-  , Questions, answers and discussion of curriculum, hon_e-  , training, discipline, morals andl  so on combined to make a lively  and interesting evening1, witfe  teachers and parents contributing equally.  During the business meeting;  which preceded the programnie-  a resolution was formed to write ���  to the Gibsons and Sechelt.  Boards of Trade requesting their  support in curbing the sale of -  liquor cigarettes and - porncv-  graphic material to minors..  Mrs. D. Blake reported on> the-?  PTA Leisure Reading Club andSt.  stated that prizes would be giver&i  in each schoolroom. Members-oCr'  the club are encouraged to reacPl  suitable books for their age and?-  to obtain reading .material ifom&-  the Open Shelf Library irci  Victoria.  The members voted to pay a-  share of the $8.00 deficit in-the*  fee  charged   by   the   Lancaster-  Players to bring  "Macbeth"' td_��  the High School.  Following a custom which' s_fe~  established some years ago, MTss~'  Margaret    Mclntyre    and"   Her"  group will provide music ira the  school  for   a   community  singsong of Christmas carols on the'  evening    of     December     16th.  Young and old look forward to-  this entertainment, and it gains���  in popularity each year. '.tyJ'Sc'ii l_3?��ie-_*.t !>f.itbazWX*->*  The Coast News    Thursday, November 26, 1953 /  ���   Halfmoon  ���oast Mjems  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.  Authorized as second class maiV Post Office Department,   Ottawa.  Hates 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.  Ltoriald  These roads  Roads are a problem in any growing community, and indeed in any area where there is enough activity to create  traffic. Here we have an expanding community, increasing  traffic, and an expanding system of Highways and secondary  roads on ithe -Peninsula and adjacent islands.  That roads, so called, can be permitted to exist in the state  of the Porpoise Bay road, the lower road to Roberts Creek, the  highway from Sechelt west ito Pender, the Gower Point Road,  or the Port Mellon road, to say nothing of the secondary roads  which serve the area and which ar�� tributary to the main highways, is scarecly attributable ito the fact that we are a growing  community, however.  It has been stated that one man cannot maintain with a  grader all the miles of road requiring attention in each of the ,  two areas here concerned. It was hoped that the blacktopping  of a few miles of highway would make that much more time  (available to the maintenance department for other stretches  of road. According to the Road Foreman, the addition of the  Fort Mellon Road mileage more than offsets the savngs made  by this streitch of Blacktop.  If this be so, why then is not more equipment and more  staff available ?  The Minister of Public Works admitted that the state of  the roads, the few miles he had time to coyer, was 'appalling'. ?  He was glad the car in which he was riding did not belong to  him, and that he was not driving it. What of us who must use  the highways in order to go to work daily? What of those  whose business requires constant use of these appalling roads ?  The freight and the passenger transporting companies, the  logging truckers, the travellers?  Cannot this whole disltrict continue to make its voice heard,  until, if necessary, in sheer desparation the Department of  Public Works makes construction and maintenance available  thajt1 is adequate to the needs of ithe 'Sunshine Coast'?  Protect pur children!  Muitterings are gathering strength in the matter of the  gale of material to minors that may be a contribution to deli  inquency.  Although it was not so worded, a discussion on this, matter took place at a recent Parent-Teachers' meeting in this  district.  Public opinion, if made aware of the situation, and aroused  -will do much. The purveyors of liquor, tobacca an$ 'pornographic material' to children have no consciences worth considering. They would scarcely be in the business if they had.  They have only a hand stretched out for dollars, whether these  dollars are made up of-nickels and dimes from children, or  in one reported case, of the prof it on the sale of single cigy  arettes at two cents each to children who have not the thirty-'  four cents for a package.  The sale of Liquor to minors is a matter that can be dealt  with by the proper authorities. If these proper authorities are  Tiot already aware of the situation, those who are should take  appropriate action. This is a matter which requires rather a  -different technique, but again, if there is ho profit in it the  purveyors will not run the risk.  In the matter of Pornographic material, Canada's laws  _ire fairly stringent-  Parents, teachers and friends of young children must take  action. They cannot expect the RCMP to be all seeing and all  knowing.  In other areas, the sale of these objectionable items to  children has grown into something still more serious. The sale  of drugs to youngsters has made news headlines, articles  and editorials for several years. It has also increased police  vigilance.  Let us not permit this small bu(fa growing evil to become,,  more serious. Those who are known to sell tobacco, liquor or  other material which contributes harm of a serious nature to  children may easily be made aware of the attiit_.de of a community.  See that such objectionable characters make no profit  from your children. Sterner action we leave to interested  parents; .    .     ���  F. E. Cormack  Little Carol McDonough will  have an exciting bit of news to  write to her daddy, Clarence  McDonough, now with the RCA  F in Eastern Canada. Hers was  the lucky ticket drawn for the  Indian Sweater made by Mrs. L.  Brackett and raffled at the PTA  Social evening in Redrooffs Hall  last Friday. Other Raffle winners at the very successful affair  were Mrs. G. Schneider, the  Xmas cake and Miss Chris Hanson, the box of groceries. Prize  winners at cards were Mr. A.  Menzies,    Mr.    and    Mrs.    H.  Pearce, Mrs. H. Allen and Mrs.  W. Miller. A little bird had whispered that it was Mrs. J. Cooper's birthday and so she was  presented with a corsage.  Mr. Bill Kolterman has been  laid up with a very bad cold  but is back on his feet again we  are pleased to note.  The Roy Doyle family have  moved to Sechelt for the winter.  At .their summer homes at{  Welcome Beach for short holidays are Mr. and Mrs. R. Stewart of Vancouver and Mr. and  Mrs. B. James.  Mrs. D. McCaul of Welcome  Beach is visiting her (mother in  Vancouver for a few weeks.  Miss Aileen Menzies was a  weekend visitor to the Redrooffs  home  of her parents Mr.   and  Mrs. A. Menzies. Mrs. Menzies  returned with her daughter to  spend  a  week in town.  In Vancouver for a few days  last week was Mrs. W. Baxter  of Seacrest.  At the recent meeting of the  local VON Auxiliary, it was  decided to advance the date of  their Fall Sale: of Work, to Fri.  Nov. 27th in the Redrooffs Hall  at 8 p.m. The sale of work will  be followed by am evening of  \cards ond Bingo. Come onei,  come all and make the evening  a success. This is your opportunity to finish off your Xmas  gift list by buying" from a fine  .election of aprons, pillow slips,  knitted articles and novelties.  Remember the date, Nov. 27th  tit 8 p.m.  r  *.    S P E A  TH AM  vlS_^^.  o  f  Words are hard put to tell the full story of Canadian achievement  in 1953. During this past year, Canada took new strides forward  in almost every field of endeavor. These strides toward the future  were made possible through an investment ��� by Canadians in ��h  walks of life -���of time, talent ... and money. ';/%y;  How important a part your money played in Canada's progress in  1953 can be seen from the following highlights taken from the  Bof M's Annual Report for this year. Printed here, these figures  ��� as they did all through 1953 ��� speak louder than words.  .DEPOSITS: At the end of the Bank's year, October 31st,  1953, over, two million Canadians had $2,226,960,333 in  deposits with the B of M ��� money which has been kept  hard at work with Canadian enterprise of every description  and size. Although much of this money belongs to institutions and business firms, well over half of these deposits  represent the savings of everyday Canadians ��� savings that,  day by day, are working for you ... and for Canada.  LOANS: Your bank is playing an important role in our  expanding economy by means of loans to Canadians of  every calling ��� farmers, miners, fishermen, oil men, lumbermen, ranchers ��� to individual and business enterprises  and to Provincial yand Municipal Governments. As of  October 3|st,-B of'M loans totalled $857,762,561 ��� the  highest figure in the history of the. .Bank. In a thousand  ways, these dollars played their part'in maintaining full  employment and in sustaining��� or bettering ��� our  standard of living.  INVESTMENTS: At the close of the year the B of M had  $864,057,948 invested in high-grade government \bonds  and other public securities which have a ready market. This  money is helping to finance government projects for the  betterment of the country and the welfare of Canadians  at large. Other securities held by the Bank���mainly  short-term credits to industry ��� bring total investments  to 1982,490,826.  t'  The message .these figures express is a confident and encouraging one. Actually, it is your  message.. .for it is madepossible by your savings.  6  IB  Bankot Montreal  working with Canadians in every walk of life since 1817  9    . ,�� *  ��   @  _   �� PTSggaaa����a��sa������m����s^^ ���"- -  oberts Creek  ound-up  by Madge Newman  Meteorologist Makes Music  Mug-up time at Badminton  last week became exciting when  a�� desultary discussion anentj  coffee-rnakkig, turkey shoots  -and so on centered on the fine  art of weather prophecy. Donald  Weal proved to the assembled  players that he is a meteorologist of no mean skill and the  weather backed him up. This  young mam is also knownj as a  pianist on the Peninsula and  plays violin in the Roberts  Creek String Orchestra. The  Badminton Club would like a  prediction of the weather on  December 13th when they plan  to hold a turkey shoot.  Legion Whist Drive  The Legion Whist Drive promises to draw a good crowd on  the 27th. The VON are hoping  their Bridge will be well received on December 5th in the  Legion Hall. Now it remains for  the Badminton Club or some  other organization to try a Canasta evening, since Bingo is  prohibited. And how about  Chess for the strong silent type?  i,Badminton does not qualify  there.)  Mrs. C.F. Haslam has left to  visit her daughter, Mrs. J.;  Davies in West Vancouver,  during Mr. Davies' visit in  England. She will join Mri _���__-.  lam in Edmonton in December  and will remain there for the  winter.  Local Notes  St. Aidan's W.A. report unusually good returns from their tea  Hall Friday afternoon.-The affair  and bazaar held inyji^0phurch  was opened by Mrs||feR. Har-  bord after which jtM^.buying  proceeded steadily f||pkil the  stock was almost depiHed. None  of this last-minute shopping for  these wise women.  The Roberts Creek String  Orchestra, are "happily treasuring a gift of monogrammed  manuscript paper presented to  them last Friday. Especially  pleased is Miss Margaret Mclntyre who writes and arranges  the scores for the  group.  Michael Jervis Ocean Falls,  ���stopped in last week to visit his  aunt, Miss Jerry Jervis, before  leaving for London where he  will train in the R.C.A.F.  _V>**!f*  _o*^   *****  _t^*0*^  ^   ^-_\  &***  *-��  SaflS^iiw^  b*  By ARIES  Sechelt PTA entertained guests  >at their regular monthly meeting. Mr. S. Trueman, Principal  of the Elphinstone High.School,  and his stafff were invited to  meet Mr. Tracey, of the Sechelt  School, who, with his staff met  in panel discussion with the  Gibson group. School curriculum education policies and promotion policies were topics  under discussion.  A number of parents and other  interested citizens attended, and  found much that was informative as a result of the talk and  the following questions.  Refreshments served by the  committee under Mrs. E Wakefield's convenorship rounded out  an altogether profitable evening.  There were twenty-five local  school children transported by  bus to Gibsons, to see the Lancaster production of Macbeth,  presented at the High School  ithere. This l- unusual treat was  provided by the School Board.  Word has recently been received of the Peter Watts family.  They are presently at Hope,  where Peter is with. Trans-  Canada. They have a very comfortable home. Carolyn is attending   school,   and   taking   violin  studies. Shirley is well. Pete and  Norma hope to visit Sechelt next  Spring in their new Pontiac.  Guests visiting homes of  friends and relatives in Sechelt  this past week have been the Al  Genowers, visiting, his mother  and tlie W.K. Berrys; Mr. and  Mrs. Ralph Hood from Prince  Rupert staying with Mrs. Stan  Parker; Arthur Wilson of Vancouver, and Arnold Toynbee,  staying with respective families.  Mrs. Bob Hackett and small son  are visiting Mrs. Marjorie Hackett, and Bob is to be along in  a few days.  Mrs. S. Bryson of Campbell  River is spending a few days  with her daughter, Mrs. Leo  Johnson.  Congratulations go to James  and Mrs. Jackson on the birth  of a son, and to Mr. * and Mrs.  Johnnie Joe, on the birth of a  Thursday, November 26, 1953  The  Coast Nev/s  daughter.  Glad to hear of the gradual  recovery of Mrs. Bonnie Lynton.  who has been under the weather  for some  time.  Mrs. Madge Holroyd will  attend the Provincial Executive.��  x meeting of "the ladies Auxilliary,  to the Canadian Legion in Victoria. The meeting will be in the  Naval Veteran's Hall. Mrs Holroyd will act as standard bearer  for the Sechelt Branch 140.  F\Vy"?jj'j '*��� 0-V-*_:.i *V��� -���'���   '-fill   ����� ��� ' ���   /���KMiJ- ���n^S"-rf.'-*rt  l>^3��g_._^  Phone 48  C  Sechelt  SPECIALLY  PRICED  ETHYLENE  -  GLYCOL  ANTI-FREEZE  $3.75 A GALLON  CHUCK'S MOTORS  Phone 54 W Sechelt  For Selma Park Shoppers  Thursday, Friday & Saturday  T-BONE and Sirloin Steaks   lb 680  PORK CHOPS    lb 650  FRESH PORK PICNIC Shoulder ;. lb 450  Choice No. 4 Peas per tin ,  140  SELEVSA PARK STORE  Phone Sechelt 76  Free Daily Delivery at 4:00 p.m.  YOUCAHH^EONE/TOOl  Skilled Aircraft Technicians are the "line backers'' in the expanding  Royal Canadian Air Force team. Without their "OK" a plane isn't  permitted to take off.  LAC Eric Craig was a garage mechanic a cowple of years _go. Today  he*s"_^ fully-traihedi and skilled Aero-IJhgine Technician. He's an  expert on all types of aircraft engines���-from single-engine planes to  four-engine transports.  . VSfhat does he think of the life?  If YOU want an aviation career with: opportunity for advancement,,  adventure, good pay and a pension after 20 years, enrol today to train  . as*a skilled Aircraft Technician.  SEE THE CAREER COUNSELLOR At YOUR NEAREST  RCAF RECRUITING UNIT - OR MAIL THE COUPON TODAY!  //  LAC ERIC CRAIG  25, of Carp, Ontario, doesn't  get enough of planes in his  RCAF job as a skilled Aero-  Engine Technician. In his spare  time, he. makes model aircraft.  He, his wife and baby live in  married quarters at RCAF  Station-Uplands, near Oftawo  Director of Personnel Manning,  R.C.A.F. Headquarters, Ottawa.  Please mail to me, without obligation, details re  enrolment requirements and openings available in  the R.CA.F.  NAME (Please Prim) .''   (Surname)  STREET ADDRESS   CITY PROVINCE :  EDUCATION {by grade and province)  ..- :..; AGE.  (Christian Name)  ROYAL CANADIAN AIR  >���  UuiWtJiUUUHJJUIWJ The Coast News  Thursday, November 26, 1953  Down tlie Aile  O B��  Third in the series of biogra-  -_s_ues,   Mrs.   Cloe   Day,  grade   12  &__ue_.er. was born in the wild and  woolly  west  of   the   U.S.A.    She  lived for nine years in Wyoming  v__a_ spent her  high  school  days  y__s Wisconsin.  1928, through mud and snow,  !^_eund her in a Model-T for three  ^weeks on her way to Canada.  ~Mr&.   Day   took   her   teacher's  "iaraaning   in   Edmonton,   attended  _tse "Universities  of   Alberta   and  ^British   Columbia,   and  took   the  v._-��e_t  of   her   training   by   corres-  v3_mdence from Queen's.  The first school she taught was  fifty-two miles from steel, and  the rest of the way was covered  __a horseback, while her luggage  _n_x_ped along her side on a pack  ,_u_r_e.  After, her initiation Jto teaching:, Mrs. Day, went North for  fonrteen years, north of Atha-  -Staska, Lac La Biche, and the  .Fence   River  countries.  Then in 1948 back she came to  British  Columbia     and    Gibsons  where   we   hope  she'll . settle  for  :���_* good long time.  40-DSDS *N' ENDS  By Pat Peterson  We had a tough time getting  -anything  out  of  the  subject,  so  -we can't be held  responsible for  ,_my facts not quite true.  Arthur (he won't say) Thomson, was born in Alberta, some  seventeen years ago, and came to  <__.r occasionally fair peninsula  __'l947.  ISvidence of Art's talent can be  _ee_r all over the school, from the  ���sgjowcase' to   the   parking   signs,  ��utside the school. In the various  Trooms Art's work  appears under  the   names   of   those   individuals  who are not fortunate enough to  "___*_   Artmus's   artistic   leanings.  "__* lias crucified the good names  <__. some   of  the  famous   historic  figures but they would probably  f&ave  a  good  chuckle  or  two   in  their graves if they read any of  .Art's  masterpieces.  He really likes doing this extra  -work and, sometimes it seems he  oomes to school just to get more  -oi it.  After graduation Art hopes to  gag*  more   instruction   in   his   art  assd he  certainly  seems  to   have  the talent to go far.  Let's  hope so!  ...3UN10R BOYS' SPORTS  . By George Slinn  There   has   been   three   junior  'i&oys'   basketball     practices     this  s_^��cs?on.   The  first  was  some  two  creeks away, with a record num-  _*er of thirty-six boys turning out.  The   second   practice,   Mr.   Clark  -was having just as much trouble  trying to decide who was who and  -where.  This last practice though, he  Sound his way and the results are  tas follows: John Glassford, Captain; Mike Whitaker and Richard Luoma, vice-captains; Ron  Brown, Bill Nimmo, Lome Mc-  IStihan, Ray Nestman; Don Mac-  '._>__. aid, Bruce Steiiibruner, and  nnyself vwhen I'm able (George  ySlinn).  ~We hope to have an excellent  ^feKiia this year. All we need now  ���state some games.  GENERAL  NEWS  Reports say that Mr. Trueman  is doing very well.  With all our pleas and urges,  we didn't have the crowd we  needed at "Macbeth" performance by the Lancaster Company.  The majority of the students  would like them back for another  performance.  Our cheerleading section has  been established with Lynne Mad-  sen, Dodie Farnham, Ruth Brum-  bah, and Betty-Jane Wood as  steadies, and Eleanor Powell and  Marie Henry as spares. The first  attack to be made on the public  will be this Friday, at a game  between Gibson's Cougars and  North  Vancouver.  The Student's Council carried  out the girls' wishes to change  the school ring. It is now decorated with black and yellow enamel, they also have samples of  the  school  sweater.  After the Grade Eleven skit  on Friday the 20th, a mixer was  held in the gym. The juniors  turned out in abundance, but the  seniors weren't quite so well represented. A mixer with food  seems more popular, but on the  whole they are all enjoyed.  DON'T WE HAVE FUN?  By  Annette  Marleau  I heard just yesterday where  the radio announcer said, "Doesn't it seem that right on the  heels f of Hallowe'en's last skyrocket comes Santa's reindeer?"  and by cracky* I think: that could  well apply. Christmas displays,  lay-away plans for gifts, Christmas cards, (even ~* Christmas  Carols), and the worry of all as  to where the extra scratch will  come from to buy the gifts.  That's the warm up. Then  comes the music, laughter, and  careless spending, (summed up  as the Christmas mood), then  comes the giving and receiving  and over-eating (summed up as  Christmas Cheer), and last and  most'remembered, skimpy living  for the next two months, . (summed up as A Happy New Year!)  Detailed Information  Telegram from Coast News to  the Hon. Mr. Gaglardi, Minister  of Public. Works, Victoria, Nov.  17th:  As agreed, further to Monday's  questions at Gibsons: Has your  Department formally taken over  Port Mellon Road? Has the 15  percent been paid Marwell? What  was the total cost to date?  Signed "D. Wortman, Editor."  Reply, received by Letter, to the  Coast News, Gibsons, dated Nov.  17th: '     '*    '     '  I am directed to acknowledge  receipt of your telegram of Nov.  17th.  Although the maintenance of  this road has now been taken over  by the Department, the final Estimate has not been paid to the  Contractor, and therefore his retention has not been  released. �����.  The total, cost will not be "available until the final estimate has  been paid.  Very truly yours,  "N.  M.  McC  ALLUM,  Chief Engineer."  No comment.  Our Service lis  Quick  Ih-rWark Is  {a_Mra-tfe$d  RiCHTER'S   Racfb  Will Buy Used Radios  O* Accept "Trade-Ins"  .  Phone Sechelt 25J  Bob Cooke, for the second  time won the Jack Pot prize^ for  the open bowling on Saturday.  His score was 350.  J. Drake   Port Mellon Mixed  . League   has   made   Five   Star,  with scores of 262, 290, 290, 257,  'and 272, and is now even with  Andy Leslie.  Newcomers in the race for  stars were P. Hemstreet, Ladies  League, and Sue Wood of the  Peninsula Commercial both  with 252.  The Ten Pin League now nasi  two men with two stars each:  Dick Gray for 204, and 202, ar_d  Ed Laidlaw for 201, and 208.  At the end of ���. the- first half  of League play, the Sechelt  Bowling Alley is donating seven  (turkeys for a bowling tournament. There will be one turkey  for the Ten Pin League, and one  each for the six Five Pin  Leagues.  Mickie   Coe  has   put  up   an  Annual Trophy for the Five Pin  Leagues   to   play   for.   It   will  shortly be on display.  TEN PIN LEAGUE.  Ed Laidlaw 208 Dick Gray  553, Chevrons 2313, Nelson's 27  pcdnJts.  LADIES LEAGUE.  P. Hemstreet 252 Lee Redman  570,  Ups and Downs 2269, Door Dies 27 points.  COMMERCIAL.  D. Caldwell 662 (248) Sue  Wood 252" H. Thorburn 631,  Union Store 2498, Pem. Building  jSuply 32 points.  SPORTS  CLUB  D. Bottom 582 EveSmith 230  L. Crucii" 724 (306), Tomcats  2641.   -  BALL AND CHAIN  Eve Moscrip 241 Ann Kurluk  620 Orv Moscrip 608 (246), Die-  hards 2444, Wildcats 25 points,  Crackpots 24 points.  GIBSONS MIXED.  H. Thorburn 571 (287) M.  Fladager 656 (247), Graysons  2799, Shell Oil 27 points.  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  ^5__-_______  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  gas  .  THESE AIRE NEW I  Washable Foam Soled Slippers ���  "Breeze Cushionetites" In Pastel Shades.  Various Sizes and Patterns, In Plasftic Bags.  Men's Comfy SS5p��er_. $2.10 to $6.50  Plain ��� Zippered & Nylon Fleece Lined.  _  Phone 111 H  AT  Gibsons  For Girt Shopping  .",-:;'" On Our "LAY AWAY" Plan, Come In  Early And Make Your Choice While  The Variety Is Best. We Will "LAY  AWAY" Your Gift Till Christmas.  Lovely Sweaters And Twin Sets,  Beautiful Housecoats In  Satins ��� Jerseys And All Wools.  CHOOSE YOUR PARTY FROCKS EARLY  Smart Little Styles Priced $14.95  For Pre-Christmas Selling:  WHILE THESE LAST!  Phone 35  DRESS & STYLE  GIBSONS  SHOPPE  Bal's Block  eirTsamje  FREE with a  AUTOMATIC WASHER  //j  or a   BEATTY" model 14 F  7<&* tO T'Uec $C(t ShhmMz  "AYERS"  Homespun All-Wool Blanket  ONE "TEX-MABE"  Homespun Double Sheet and  Two Pillow Slips.  Two "CALDWELL" Bath Towels  Two Guest Towels and Two Face CloltJhs. Matched Solid :  Tones in a Varietty of Colors.  AUTOMATIC  WASHER  P&C&  Pirn  0'       -r^a^pr  : FREE 10 piece Gift __hsemble Worttf ^3&CM>  TR ADE-IN Allowance: for old washer u^q^I00.00''  EASY TERMS '���.'"'��� V-" Z2 '. T"  Features Such as WATER SAVING, NO INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS, BEATTY'S CLEANER  WASHING AGITATOR.  ���.,..... , ..y.v     .������.��� :..���������=���;..    ; x-$X;  Always A'Better. Buy At l||&  Gibsons A PAINT FOR EVERY PURPOSE  INTERIOR ��� EXTERIOR  Enamels ��� Varnishes ��� Wall Paints  "WE CARRY THE STOCK"  iibsons  Gibsons 53  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phono  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  FLORIST  Flowers for  all occasions.  We are agents for Tlar#e  Vancouver florists.  fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  Phone Sechelt 24 or write  BLASTING  #���&?&.-&  BLASTING1  ROCK, HARD-PAN, a^UMPS, 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  GIFT STORE  f^Notions -^^Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Offiee  Gibsons,  B. C.  Headquarters  for  Wool,  MACHINISTS  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  I      Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���'���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  CYCLE REPAIR  SELMA   CYCLE    .  Member of Cycle Trades Assoc.  Bicycles: New & Reconditioned  "Lay Away" now for Xmas  Lawn   Mowers   Sharpened  Repairs to all Wheel goods  CITY PRICES  SELMA FlSHltfG RESORT  Phone 69 M  ELECTRICAL WORK  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ���, Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ������ Res. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  NURSERIES  THOMSON'S NURSERIES  Ornamental  TREES AND SHRUBS  FRUIT TREES - ROSES  R.R,  1  Gibsons, on Sechelt  Highway  JOB PRINTING  COAST news;  Gibsons, B.C.  Phone Gibsons 45; W  Letter Heads, Statements  ���,-������   Tickets, Cards   \ _;���.  Neat, Individual Styling.  ,      Home and Industrial Wiring  >'fv    Electrical Seating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Appliances  ���  Fixtures ���   Radios  Member   Electrical  Heating  Ass'n.  HYDROCRANE SERVICE  Hydraulic  Clam Shell  Excavating  bitching  "Gravel  Loading"  R.C. RITCHEY  Gibsons lot M  SECHELT CARTAGE  .:'������;__. HEMSTREET  Sawdust ��� Wood ��� Coal  We haul anything, anywhere,  ; anytime  Phone Sechelt ��H       Sechelt, B.O.  USED FURNITIJRE  Washing Machines  Dressers ----Chesterfields.  Ranges, All Types  Beds���'��� Tables  ���-" ChdirS  We Will Buy, SiBli or Trad��  Have Your Oil Burners  Serviced Now  C & S SALES & SERVICE  thane 30 S Sechelfc  Selma   News  , Mrs. Al Gibbons and children  have left for Courtenay to join  Al who is working there now.  Mr. E. Pitney is home for a  few weeks and feeling fine, but  will have to return to Shaughnessy Hospital for a short time.  Mr. and Mrs. Orv Moscrip and  family, who have lived at Davis  Bay, will soon be residents of  Selma Park. They are going into  the house formerly occupied by  the Prendergast family, who  have gone to Vancouver.  Mrs. R.Eh Macintosh is horn��  (again with baby daughter Linda.  Mrs. W. Swain was down tp  Vancouver for a few days.  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Keeley were  here for a week end visit with  Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Geer. Mr. Beni  Lang is home, and says nothing  serious to report as yet, just has  to rest for a time. He said he  has appreciated all : the cards  and notes he received, which  have cheered him up so much,  that he has practically enjoyed  being on the sick list.  Mr. Jim Foster is here for a  month's vacation. His. wife and  baby have been staying with  Mrs. Charlie Foster during the  summer. Mr. Charlie Foster and  his son, Dick and daughter, have  been at Grande Prairie during  that time. The three young  people went to Vancouver for a  few days, leaving the children in  care of their Grandparents. Mr.  Dick Foster Will be returning to  Prince Rupert shortly.  Thursday, November 26, 1953  The Coast News  5  Try Classified  '7-  ANGLICAN CHURCH  Nov.  29th   1953  .    1st Sunday in Advent  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11.00 a.in. Morning  Prayer  , 11:00 a.m. Sunday School  St.   Hilda's   Church  ���   Sechelt  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  1:45 p.m. Evensong  St. Aidan's Church ^  Roberts Creek  1:45 p.m. Sunday School  3:15 p.m. Evensong  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St.,Mary - Gibsons - 11:00 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  Sechelt    '-  Legiori iHall   road.  2:00 p:m: Sunday School   -r  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic  Prayer and Bible Study  Wilson Creek  2 p.m. Sunday School.  Evangelistic Service  Sunday  7:30  p.m.  Tuesday   7:30   p.m.  Young People's, Friday 7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek  Service Monday, 7:30 p.m.  Wednesday 8 p.m.  Young   People's,    Friday,    7:30  Nov. 27 ��� Roberts Creek  Canadian Legion L. A. Whist  drive 8 pirn. 35c  Nov. 28 -��� Sechelt Canadian  Legion,   Social  evening.  Nov. 28 ��� Roberts Creek Hall  VON Dance, proceeds for VON  car fund.  Nov. 29 ��� Its Sunday again-  be sure and listen to YOUR Sunshine Coast Broadcast, radio  station CHUB between 5 and 6.  Dec. 1 ��� Gibsons United  Church  WA  Bazaar.  Dec. 4 ��� Gibsons general  meeting of the St. Bartholomew  WA, 2 p.m. Parish Hall.  Dec. 5 ��� Hopkins Landing,  Community Hall Association,  Grand Christmas Fair, home  cooking, sale toys, fancy work,  white elephants, games, coffee  bar, country dancing, fun for  all.  Dec. 5 ���- Selma Park Community Club whist drive and  social,  8  p.m.  Dec. 6 ��� Sechelt Legion Hall  PTA presents Choraliers at 8  p.m.  Dec. 7 ��� Wilson Creek, 8 pm  VON Board meeting.  Dec. 7 ��� Gibsons Farmers  Institute, regularv meeting jln-  stitute Hall 8 p.m.  Dec. 8 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall . WI annual meeting 2 p.m. sharp.  Dec. 11 -��� Gibsons at Granny  MacQewans WI wh'ist drive 2  p.m. " ...,"��� **'  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. 13 ��� Roberts Creek Badminton Club Turkey Shoot, at  1 p.m., near Community Hall.  Every  Tues.  ��� 2  to  4 p.m.  Gibsons Library in R. McKibbii's  office.  Sechelt Legion Items.  Nov. 28 ��� Social Evening.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  want a line view building lot-  only two blocks from PO - its  a bargain at $475 cash.  FOR   INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem  Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agent3.  Legal  LAND   ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply  to Purchase Land.  In Land Recording District of  New Westminster in Blind Bay,  Hardy Island.  Take Notice that I, Chistopher  K. Sandvold, and I, Lena May  Sandvold, of Hardy Island, B.C.,  occupation Trapper, intend to��  apply for permission to purchase  the following described Lands:  Small Island commencing at a  post planted at the S.W. corner,  100 feet North of post on Lot  3548, thence 400 feet North,  thence 200 feet East, thence 400  feet South, thence 200 feet  North, and containing 2 acre-  more or less. Small island pasture for Goats.  Dated  October  15,   1953.  C.K. Sandvold,  L.M. Sandvold,  Hardy Island, B.C.  The Coast News Classified  "The Little Ad. That Gets Big Results"  *  RATES:  Minimum 35^, First 15  words.  Each extra word 2^. (1 issue)  Add 10^ for Co#st News Box No.  Rates decrease with additional insertions. Ad must be  in by 5:00 p. m. Tuesdays for current issue.  Write, or Phone Gibsons 45 W.  FOR SALE  FOR   SALE  Summer Special, Fir - $10.00  Cord. Alder - $9.00.  J. Smid & J. Renyk. 21 J.      tfn  Sunday evening 5 to 6 - listen  to station CHUB 1570 on your  dial - the Sunshine Coast hour-  its your program - Totem Realty  at   Gibsons.  Bough  and  Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  K0LTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Large size Oil Heater, Core-  man, good condition, $65.00. L.  T. LaFond, Hopkins Ldg. phone  Hopkins 124. 56  Breeding stock - Geese - trios Turkeys, fresh from farm.  Chinese,   $12.00.  Box   23  Coast     'Aune's   Turkey   Farm,   Wilson  2sj-ews 47     Creek. Phone 5 W. 50  Counter Sales Books, carbon  backed or carbon leaf. For meeting that emergency, 'try Coast  News, Gibsons. 49  Mall Chain Saw, one man,  30" saw, good shape. Price $200.  Box 6 Coast News.  Canaries for sale. J. Garlick.  Phone 72 W.  One goat milking, (white) 7  yrs. One Kid 8 mths. $35.00  One stove, new last yr. $50.00  Apply Wm. Grant, Sechelt Hwy.  1 mile east Roberts Creek.     47  Hopkins Landing best buy  here- view- gentle slope, about  half acre- grand buy at $2200  on easy terms. Totem Realty.  FOR  RENT  New 3 roomed house, lull  plumbing. $35.00 month. R. M.  Kelly, RR 1 (North Rd.) Gibsons.  48  Note!  ��� Box _21   please call  at Coast News.  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courtebus service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  LOST  Lo_t.at Rotter Logging, Half  Moon Bay, Brown Cocker spaniel, answers to name of Rusty.  Reward $15.00. Phone'F. Cooper  Redrooffs.  One six hundred sixteen tire  mounted on red wheel, between  Propp's Mill and Gower Point.  Finder please notify Cliff Oviatt  Gibsons.  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  WATCH .'REPAIR- - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33.   !' tfn  $  ���< *S  The Coast News     Thursday, November 26, 1953  WE INVITE YOU  TO COME IN EARLY AND MAKE YOUR  MAY WE SUGGEST?  A LOVELY  with companion Blouse of Crepe or Nylon;  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  500.00 OFF!  Radio ��� Healter and Cushion Covers  NEW CAR GUARANTEE ��� Trade and Terms  1936 FORD PICK-UP  .1  CHUCK'SJOT  fn.  Phone 54 W  $135.00  WELDING  Sechelt  i  1  1  ��  I  SECHELT PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION  Presents in CONCERT the  CH���CALIEE/  and Assisting Artists  - Including singing class from Sechelt  Elementary School  at the Can. Legion, Sechelt  Sun. Dec. 6th at 8:00 p.m.  Admission by pre-sale of tickets only. Tickets  ...        \  available from P-TA members in your community  JEntire proceeds in aid of P-TA work. Admission 50c  \\Aj  isfmguisM  m its  smooth,  light  taste  B-i  CANADIAN WHISKY  OtSTILUO   MATURtO  ':  ftNO iOTTKO IN MMf  WNOfM TMI SUMRVIflOfrO'  THt CAMAQlAN  ��OVtHMMlNt  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA DiSTILLEKY CO. LTD.  NEW   WESTMINSTER,  B.C.  6-1  ' This advertisement is not published or displayed  -Jby the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  ore mmw  - Canada's rapid pace of development in 1953 is strikingly reflected in the all-time loaning  record contained in the 136th  - annual statement which the  Bank of Montreal is sending to  its shareholder's for the year  tended  October 31st.  At $787 million, commercial  and other loans show an increase  of 18.6 per cent over the 1952  figure, reflecting a record demand for credit by B. of M  customers in their expanding  operations.  Notwithstanding the heavy-  increase in the demand for credit, the bank's traditionally high  liquid position has been maintained, with quick assets at  $1,513 million equal to 66.75 per  cent of all its liabilities to the :  public. Cash assets alone run to  20.31 per cent.  In line with the enlarged credit needs of its customers, the  bank's holdings of government  Bnd other public securities at  $864 million are less than the  1952 figure to the extent of  more than a hundred million1  dollars. Other bonds, debentures  -and stofcks are approximatelyy  the same at $118 million^y.i'y y'y  Deposits At Record High.  Deposits increased during the  year by $79 million to reach a  new peak at $2,226,960:006,  representing the: funds of two  million customers.  The bank's total resources at  $2,364,374,00(1   marking  a  mew  record,- exceed  its liabilities to  the  public  by   $96,765,000.' An  Important ;enlargement   in   the  shareholders' funds is revealed  in ah increase in the rest or reserve fund from $53 million to  $60 million. Besides a  transfer  to   this account of two  million  dollars from the profit and loss  account,   it: is   understood; that  ia sum of five niillion dollars has  been added to the rest account  from   the   contingency  reserve  representing   special   funds   accumulated from refundable taxes and other sources.  Earnings And Taxes Higher  Earnings for the year after  provision has been made���-for a  tax-bill of $6,650,000, up from  $5,918,000 in 1952, amount to  $7,042,676;: compared with $5,  668,778 a year ago. Dividend  payments to the shareholders  pre $5,040,000, representing a  return of 5.21 per cent on their  funds. This compares with 5:01  in 1952 and 4.87 in 1951.  After   the:  payment   of   divi:^  dends   to   Shareholders   and   a ���  transfer of .'two million  dollars  to the rest account, the balance  in the profit and loss account at  October 3ill stood at $705,536.  b:/*?_____  MAKE  EARLY APPOINTMENTS}.  LADIES, FOR YOUR  ���vyette's ieaiity Saloa  Prone 92 W  Gibsons  it  Check With  MURDOCH'S  For  OILSKINS - SLICKERS      1  GUM 300TS  Get  Ybur  Supply  AMMUNITION  If* C.X.L.  of  COLD START?  -QUICK   START!  With  "SURE FIRE"  STARTING FLUID  For Diesel or  Gasoline Engines  Marine Supplies  Phone 118  PENDER   HARBOUR  __^V38��V  Thrown out of  Bombed Out  i  Hear this thrilling story  of Rev. Jessie Wong, a  Chinese Preacher direct  from China.  Rev. Wong will begin  her story at- 11 a.m.,  Nov. 29, and continue at  7:30 in the evening.  Pentecostal Church  All Welcome  Now is the time  To Check Your  HEATING SYSTEMS  OIL, WOOD, COAL or SAWDXJST  WE FIX THEM ALL  NEW INSTALLATSONS &  OIL HEATERS ��� FLOOR  RANGE BURNERS  INSTALLED   &   SERVICED  Our Business Is Solving  ��� ��'���-������  ��� ���'"���."���;�����;  Your Heating Problems  LAURIE SPECK  Siieet Metal forks  Phone  116 Gibsons  '_���"-  Union ���  GENERAL  STORE  SECHELT,  B.  C.  MEATS: ��� V'-'   Saturday Only y[  Back Bacon "Eversweet"  Half lb Cello, per pkt. vv. 43^  Round Steak, "Gr. A" choice lb ................65^  Order..Christmas Turkeys Soon. We vare  Handling prime local birds this year;  GROCERIES:  McCLAREN'S   "IMPERIAL  -.-.���.���:���' CHEESE     ,  You'll Like It.        \  per lb ;: ���;���.'-..-.���  HARDWARE-  _ .."   Regular Gofors  NOW YOU CAM IM and Whit,  mat AND outside  We're pleased to offer you the "Double  Duty" enamel that gives a rich, high-  gloss finish to inside walls and woodwork; also ideal for outside verandahs  and garden furniture, etc.  Gallon    $9.75��  Quart  ........  $2.30  Half Pint ........ 85c  A Full Line Of  "KEM-GLO''  And  "Super   KEM-TONE"  -_����n.i ower  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  ,m Mary Dykes up to spend a wet  week end with her parents���  the weather man not being a bit  co-operative. Nevertheless many  jobs accomplished and the  Christmas shopping list made up  A painting bee at the J.D.  Smiths. A quiet week of garden  ing" for the William. Bows. Mr.  and Mrs. James Beaton enjoying  itheir new phone service. Gram  Chaster taking a flying visit to  Vancouver with daughter Kay  Fisher. Dorothy Weir on her  'weekly visit to her mother.  Hoping to announce the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Goodwin  who were contemplating the  purchase of the Norman Wilson  place but to date the deal has  not been consumated; do hope  to welcome them to Gower.  Kx Gowerite James Marshall,  Sr. back from a visit to his sister  in Eastern Canada and to the  Prairies, looking very fit and  also glad to report that Mrs.  Marshall is looking and feeling  more like her happy self. Always interested in our former  residents.  Nothing else outstanding this  week except the deplorable condition of the road. Hope the  Minister of Public Works got an  eye full and plopped into as��  many pot holes as Gower's unfortunate    motorists    and   will-  Thursday, November 26, 1953    The Coast News  endeavour to do something more  tangible than talk about the  status quo.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  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Our findings confirm the  above claims regarding the quail- -^..tw-__ing l^i  ties of   RPM    10-30 Special. ^Tjl ^3  By  V*_^  %  A  ��miHHHB_aa 8  The   Coast  Newg    Thursday, November 26, 1953  inese Missionary  o soeaK in u  s  3  Miss Wong, a Chinese lady  who had established her own  Mission in Shanghai, to work  among her own people to spread  Christianity and to aid under-  priveleged young people, will  speak in the Pentecostal Tabernacle on November 29th, at  11:00 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.  From 1923 until her Mission  property was destroyed by bombing during the war? Miss Wong  operated among her own people.  After the loss of her Mission,  she was employed in the distribution of food and the care of  /wounded soldiers.  This Missionary came to  Canada, where she hopes to re~  main, aru 1950. In Vancouver she  also manages to operate a Mission among her own people.  Police Court News  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  For unlawfully being in the  beer parlour of Wakefield Inni,  being under age, Nels Gustave  Hanson of Pender Harbour was  fined $25.00 and costs.  His brother, Peter Ieonard  Hanson , also being under age,  was fined $20.00 and costs  having accompanied his brother  into the beverage room.  Margaret Anderson Edwards,  of Schelt, was charged under the  Criminal Code of Canada, with  having obstructed a police  officer in the performance of his  duties, inn that she injberfered  with him, during the arrest of a  third person, seizing the officer  by the arm and holding him,  using abusive language, etc.. She  enterwi^a plea of 'Not Guilty',  The case was heard, Mrs E&-  wg_rd_ Iwfc^ found guilty, and  ^ined $25.00 and costs, or thirty  days at Ward labour. The fine  was paid.  The Roberts Creek String  Orchestra gave a delightful concert in the Community Hall on  Ithe 2lst. Under the able direction oi Miss Margaret Mclntyre,  m@ny of the old favorites and  jsoohj- pnodiern selection�� were  presented, among them Cumber-  Jand Reel, Marriage of Figaro,  by Mozart, Rebikoff's Song Without Words, Dans Characteris-  tique, Swedish Rhapsody, and  Highland Lament. A group of  popular melodies including Wun-  derbar, Shrimp Boats is a-com-  in', Everywhere I Wan &*ei%  Dutch Hymn of Thanksgiving,  and Spanish Dance by Sarasaite.  Guest soloist of the evening  ���was Miss Ebba Klein who was  accompanied on the piano by  Miss Karen Stockwell. Both  girls are students at the High  School. Her songs were "Back  4.0 Sorento" and - Because'* and  as an encore she sang "Only a  Rose".  Other welcome guests on the  program were Mr. Ben Short,  who played the viola, and cellist  Alan Mclntyre. %  At the close of the program,  Mrs. R. Hughes, on behalf of the  Improvement Society, addressed  the audience and thanked them  for their support and also thanked Mis Mclntyre and her group  for donating the proceeds of the  concert to the Society for their  ���fire fighting equipment fund.  {She disclosed the fact that the  last drive had brought in $212.  Miss Jerry Jervis 'received  loud applause when she toddled  lin on her new walking cast to  take her place in the orchestra.  Continued from; page 1  relation to Mr. Sutherlands questions on Agriculture, saying that  Mr. T-iernan,. the Minister of Agriculture  was  very  interested  in  sucn  developments,  and   that  he  would  be only too glad to meet  the people to discuss same.  Grader Precedes Minister  Over Highways  Mr. C. P. Ballentine rose to  comment on the fact that as soon  as it becomes known that any  government official is going to  travel over a certain section of  highway, the grader is ordered  out to make an appearance of  good maintenance. He stated that  such was the case this morning,  but that last night it had taken  over an hour to drive to Port  Mellon.  Mr. Gaglardi smiled, and said  he knew that this was often done.  Mr. Boucher bore Mr., Ballentine out in his statement.  Mr. Rudolph stated that the  undercarriage to�� . cars dragged  along the highways, that key operators who simply had to he at  work had to stop using cars, ow-  Weather - Wise  by B.F. Kennett  Nineteen successive days with  rain have been recorded for November on the Peninsula. While  this figure hovers near record  proportion's, the total rainfall is  also quite astonishing. At press  time, 7.78 inches of raini had  (fallen, over the Gibsons area  compared with 3.97 inches for  the whole month of November  last year.     .  We may be reasonably sure,  when the November 1953 recordings are complete, twice normal,  precipitation will have resulted.  Rainfall has been excessive this:  month, but the redeeming feature has beeni the mild tempera-  itures, for we have experienced  bnly two:; mornwgs yw^ killing'  frost this season!        *  Board Of Trade  Committees for the current  year were set up at last week's  meeting of Pender Harbour Board  of Trade. Following is list of appointees, first-named being chairman in each case:  Communications: Art Cherry,  Jack Potts, Bill Pieper. Fishermen and Loggers: Ernie Lee,  Len Wray, Harry Reiter. Finance:  Fred Clarke, Ned 'Garvey, Ian  Woodburn. Health and Schools:  Mrs. R. Jermain, Len Wray,  Harry Reiter.  Power and Light: Roy Murdoch, Jack Potts, Dave Greger-  soh. Publicity and Membership:  Ian Woodburn, .Fred. Clarke,  Jack Potts; Roads and Trails:  Ned Garvey, Roy Murdoch, Ernie  Lee. Wharves and Floats: Len  Wray, Art Cherry, Harry Reiter.  Liaison: Roy Murdoch and Bill  Pieper.     .,. " "  Last-named Committee is delegated to meet ywith similar  committees from Sechelt and  Gibsons Boards, to discuss matters of interest to Peninsula  Boards. Liaison committees have  power to recommend only, there  being no intention that any committee shall commit the parent  Board in any way.  ing to the heavy repair expense.  He spoke of plant construction  to come, which would make still  heavier the use of the highway  |in bringing hi equipment and  supplies.  In the absence of a representative of the Sechelt Motor Transport Company, Locke Knowles  stated that the 'Courier' bus had  to be withdrawn from service on  the vSchool and Passenger runs,  and a new heavy bus brought in  for the rough roads. He stated  that Cecil Lawrence is well experienced in bus operation, that  he has not been a 'black-top' operator, that he knows his business  and  has given good service.  Mr. Gaglardi felt that such  Highway conditions should not  be allowed.  Mr. Rudolph, at the close of  this question period, invited all  who could to go with Mr. Gag-  lard j over the Port Mellon Rbad,  and to have lunch at Port Mellon  on. arrival.  Mr. Gaglardi expressed his appreciation of the meeting, and  the way in which the many questions had been presented. He  would do all he could to give  every district service and satisfaction.  The meeting then adjourned.  Selma Park  Holds Club Bazaar  The members of the Selma  Park Community Club were  pleased with the support they  received from local residents for  the bazaar held last week. Tse  Club realized enough money to  carry on with their activities,  one of which is the financing  of the street lights in Selma  '���Paris. ���;'-'  Mr. Adair Erickson, Wilson  Creek won the turkey. Mr. J.  Drummond, Gibsons, won the  cake, and another cake was won  by Mrs. T. Ritchie, Jr. of Davis  Bay. Mrs. Charlie Foster, Selma  Park won a luncheon cloth and  napkins, and Mrs. R, Mitchell,  Selma Park, won the door prize.  Mrs. E. Lee arid her mother,  Mrs. E. Steed, were in) charge  of the sewing and toy counter.  Mrs. G.H. Colson and Mrs. J.  Heskins looked after the home  cooking stall, Mrs. G. Batchelor,  Mrs. I.G. McKay, and Miss D.  Munroe, were responsible for the  ticket sales, -Mrs. H.W Ladds  was in charge of the tea tables,  and Mrs H. Lisfce ran tlj*e kit'  chen.  To round off the day a social  evening of cards and games .was  enjoyed by a good ctowd.-3  ClassiM  W. MeFaddett, D.O.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91     >  Office     Hours  9:00   azzi. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  -_=-j  NOTICE; Re Badminton.  ��� ..t.. ":;r        ���.-- -Wr-:.  At the general meeting of the Hopkins Landing  Hall Auxilliary, Sat. Nov. 2lst, it was decided by majority -vojtte to restrict Friday evenings of Badminton  to members of the Hopkins Landing" Community Hall  Association, residents of the Hopkins Landing area,  their children and resident guests/  Mrs. George Hopkins, Sec.  IS��!  The Gibsons P-TA have decided that their project for the  year will be the commencement  of a record Library for the Gibsons Elementary School.  At a recent meeting of this  group in Gibsons, Mrs. Rankin  took the chair for the final half,  in order to present the promotional policy of the Junior Senior  Highr School to interested parents, and -to discnss the policy  with them. ,.."  Grade Four claimed the highest parental attendance at this  meeting.  BREAKWATER AT DAVIS BAY  BEING ENLARGED  To the left of the wharf at  Davis Bay, looking from the-landward end, the breakwater is being  repaired, straightened and lengthened.  Bumstead's Pile Driving crew,  under contract from the Federal  Government, is on the job there  this week..    . .      : ."  In addition to the breakwater,  they will build and moor a" float  at that point. This will be of considerable ' ��� convenience,' -��� to . 'both  fishermen.: and .holiday ;craft "wish-:  ing mooring at Davis Bay.  ->'.���..���''/������  Target Date For CBUT  Installation of equipment in  the CBC's television transmitter  building on Mount Seymour has  now progressed to the point  where a 'target on-air date of  mid-December -is in sight. The  announcement was made today  by Kenneth "Caple, regional representative of  the   Corporation.  Mr. Caple said that an exact  date for the beginning. of programing would be set inv about  two weeks time but that ali indications pointed to the station  being on the air in time for  Christmas.    '.'-  ��� ������������  SEE  HASSAN'S  For  Fall Fishing Supplies  Be  Ready For  Cooler Weather  With Clothing  And Boots From  HASSAN'S  Store  Phone  11-U  PENDER HARBOUR  \    Special _looks Of  GIFT TH_Ut^^  An Ideal Christmas Gift.  ���': X  Phone 35 M  Gibsons  Hopkins Christmas Fair  DECEMBER 5th, starts at 8:00 pm.  will provide plenty of fun for everyone.  Come and bring friends, and enjoy the evening  with Bingo, All kinds of Games  Cookery Sale, Fancy Work/Toy Sale etc.  Free Bus Transportation  s  will leave Gibsons Elementary School at 7:30 p.m.  stopping ito pick upjpassengers at the School Board  Offjce at 7:40 p.m.  Bus will retntriifrom Hopkins Landing Hall  ait 10:30 p.m,      V  mm  _*_  &&  ;^m.  ^ i-".~_  J,t  &f  ftCS  W.*X<  SN$8$s.  J\4orepeople  drink   %  BURNETTS  ihanamfothr  Dry Gin  *ss&Wi  v*  ���*~*  BURNETT'S ________ GIN  RHRHFTIV LONDON DRY ft|H  V  X.  >   .   S    ^U-M-A  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.

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