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Array mxamuoEatmsa  Eighth Year of Publication.  Vol. 8   ' No.  ^  Thursday,   March   11,   1954  Published  in Gibsons,  B.C.  pernors  couts  Oh March 3rd, a meeting was held in the Legion  Hall, to  farther the interests of the Boy Scouts at Roberts Creek. Capt.  A. Johnston of Sechelt was in the Chair, and on behalf of the  committees, expressed appreciation of the presence of the Ladies  in the meeting. Bylaws were read and adopted, which included  the name of the area, from Port Mellon to Pender Harbour as the  "Sunshine Coast District."  It was decided that in.future,  the annual "meetings should be-  he|d onJ:Mareh  12th. The  next  Cdmmittee Meeting of they Ex-.  ec&tive,%is to be held in Sechelt:  on�� April seventh  G7|br'ge Hill is' the Chairman;  of Ithe.Badge Committee for^tKej  Ar��a. D.B.; Smith, Chairman; of |  ith"4 Finance "Comjinittee;'. Publici  Re|atidnsi.v H.E.., ..Wilson; \, and  Grjbup��� Gontafet Committees,--A.  Anderson," Chairmani, J. Parker  foi Sechelt:' District, R. McKibbin for Gibsons District arid  L. 'Speck for Port Mellon..  Alex Anderson- informed the  meeting that the Roberts Creek  PTA were vitally interested in  sponsoring the Scout Movement  there. He had addressed their  meeting, and juivited them to  attend the Executive Committee  Meeting. The ladies were then,  introduced, being: Mesdames G.  Reeves, Blake, Hillier, Pearson}  Flumerfelt, and Cotton.  ��� President A. Johnston welcomed the delegation, and called  on the Field Commissioner, A.  Watson to explain the necessary  steps required. The sponsoring  body was necessary, in this case ���  a ��>cout master, with one or  more assistants. .The minimum  age of the master should be 21  years, and the . assistants 18,  Th^ey should be of good moral  character and interested and  willing tp learn.  Due to the scarcity of men at  Roberts. Creek, it was"'suggested  .that if absolutely, necessary,  ladies might act.  . The Chairman expressed the  ,thanks of the meeting to. Mr.  Watson for his attendance and  assistance, and extended a welcome to him and to othejt* I  officials of the Boy Scouts to  attend any of the meetings of  the Area.  ates  eetins  A meeting of the Gibsons Rate Payers was held in the United  Church Hall on Thursday evening, March 4th, with A. Mainwaring  in the Chair, and Mrs. E. Donaldson acting as Secretary in the.  absence of the past secretary. Approximately fifty -ratepayers  iwere present. The minutes of the last meeting, of December 3rd,  1953, were read, discussed and adopted. Most of the meeting's  discussion had concerned the need for and possibility, of securing,  improvements to the Gower Point Road-. :.  .   Questions   were   asked   of  R  Operations To Open  At Rotter's logging  It is reported that the Powell  River Pulp and Paper is very  soon to'open operations on the  Rotter, Logging property. Present operations will employ three  i or four trucks, and fifty to sixty  ^P^:T^ according to this report  imust be appointed, which should  hold a meeting with the District  Commissioner- and^ yi^ Group  Contact Committee'",.The,.group  Committfee ,iheni appoints -leaders. 1. a" Group"'Committee,'with  one or more  assistants,  and ,2.  '��i <-.}*'  Busy Hn Projects  According to E. Pearson, the  Publicity" officer for the Sechelt  Board of Trade, no reply has  yet been received to their communication to the lawyer of  whom they are seeking advice  in the matter of the water rates  and a possible downward revision. A meeting is to be called  when reply is received.  A letter has . been received  from the Hon'. James Sinclair  "regarding the proposed breakwater at Sechelt. He has agreed  to meet with interested persons  and groups to discuss the problem when he arrive in March.  Regarding the same breakwater, the Board has sent out  letter to a number of organizations 'which, would be affected  by,- or interested in such a construction; Among these are the  Fishermen's Union1, the Indian  Brotherhood,s and various Yacht  clubs. ;  Some : trees ( have been felled  on the site of the.Seehelt Park,  but due to many men having left  for work infother parts; this has  been delayed. T?he donkey which  is to be used to help in the work  is still under repair.  Port Mellon  Community Ciu  Elects  At the last meeting of the  Ppr Mellon' Community" Club,  a slate i of: officers was elected  for the ��� coming year. They are:  President,   Mrs.   j;   Carlson;  Crews working on the lower  levels during the snowy weather  further up 'tlie Coast are to be  transferred'to the higher levels  of" the Rotter Logging; ': area,  during suitable weather.'; This  is being done it is said, to give  the crews more certain employment round the seasons, y.'.  --���fit has been reported, also, that  married men may bring their  families to Hal_moon��- Bay,  where housing is available, and  make their homes there.  Vivien Yoneda   (right),  a 22-  structress,   starts    to   fly   as   a  year-old Japanese-Canadian girl stewardess-   on" the    Montreal-  Halifax  run.   One   of  the  only  from Victoria and Regina, looks  at the globe and dreams of the  places   she will see  asK a  TCA  stewardess in the near future.  Miss Yoneda, shown here with  Miss  K.  Avery,   stewardess   in-  two Japanese-Canadians to become TCA stewardesses^ Miss  Yoneda hopes some day to fly  to the homeland of her people  "for a visit-���but I want to  make my life in Canada.",  New Street lights  For Gibsons Area  ��������� At: the meeting of the Com-1  missioners in Gibsons on Tues-1  day;   March   9th,   Mr,- Howlett,  GUEST SPEAKER  AT SECHELT PTA  y- On. March 12th, y Friday at  ���Sechelt,. there will be an open  rfieeting when the PTA presents  Miss Jean Kilgour, from- the  Vancouver .Normal School. Miss  Kilgour will speak- on "Modern  Manager of the B.C. Power was, #tilods of Reading"... Miss Kil-  .down-from   Sechelt. tor- discuss],��>ur  has  her  mastery degree,  tthfe,Mstallatioh^Qrsix ne��r^^^^;^g iri ���*^<&c*-  T lights " - ' '"'-���'������ ' "���;' ;-''T:; :A11 parents'and "others interested are invited to attend, along  witt'h the members of the PTA.  Rates High  Pressure Poor  On Sechelt Water  Here are the amounts that  water users in' Sechelt, West  Sechelt, Porpoise Bay, Selma  Park, Selma Park Heights, etc.,  are being lasked to pay, and  these amounts are assessed,  whether the water pressure is  so' poor that one must ask the  neighbors not to. sprinkle the  lawn while one gets enough  water to wash the dishes, or not:  A home, equipped with a bath,  shower, toilet- and two taps outside, per year, $47.00.  A garage, with car washing  facilities  and toilet,  $48.00.  A restaurant, with seating  accomodation for fifty persons.  $.72.00.  A Butchershop, with refrigerar  tor. and, ice-machine ,  $144.00.  A Barbershop with two chairs,  $35.00. '/.-.-.  "'''" A' hotei, with'sleeteirug accomodation for forty ��� persons,  and a dining room will be billed  with $240.00, but if there is no  School Board  Reports O.i  Dental Program  At the Sechelt School Board  meeting on Monday this week,  the report of the progress of the  Dental Program was considered  to be very well advanced.   ''  Dr. R.J. Miller has completed  Bbwen    Island,     Port    Mellon,  They will be placed- as follows:  One at the Legion Hall, on��  at the "Co-op Corner", and in  the' Bay area, at the junction  of the Trueman and Bay Roads,  the Gower' Point and Franklin  Roads, at the bend in the South j  Fletcher Road and iat the bend  in the Aider-springs Lane.  The clerk made a report on  those businesses still delinquent  in their Trades License payments, and was authorized to  instigate court proceedings  against those still delinquent.  Letters Were filed from L.  Knowles, re a quotation on paint  costs for the Municipal Hall;  from the Toronto General" Trust.  Corporation regarding the un7  safe condition of the awning on  the "Anderson" building, and  from the Public Utilities Commission with reference to the.  proposed By-law amending the  Water Rates. Byj-law. To the.  P.U.G.'s enquiry as to whether  Mr. Fiedler had proceeded with  arrangements for the securing  of water from the Village, the;  Clerk had replied that there had  been n.o_ further action. The r^signation has been re-  A letter from Mr. Gargrave,  ceive(J of.-^   N   Par.ker_jervis,  MLA, re Municipal Grants, was ( q�� thfi gtaff Qf ElphinstoILe Jr.  filed, ^^s-one from the^Dis-j Sr; High School. He is replaced   " "   by  Mrs.   Dorialda  Pearson,   q��  Burns, Village Clerk, who .was  present, concerning'the accuracy  of figures quoted in the minutes,  and he affirmed their accuracy.  An 'irjtermission was called  for the payment-of dues by any  members who had not paid or  who wished to join.  A-brief financial statement of  :the past year's activities was  given by John Gordon, the gist  of which was that there we're no  outstanding accounts, and a.  Bank balance of $50.76 on hand.  This was moved accepted, pending the preparation 0/ a formal  account by the executive.  ones  own  property. *  Mr. Ritchey, for the'. Commission, >stated that Mr. RhodeS/  the collector, had no contract  with ;the Village. No tax had  been contemplated as a subsidy._  An amount of five hundred dollars had been budgetted for, to  be used if necessary, to assist  Mr. Rhodes in.digging pits for  bursal of Garbage, and. other  such work. Since Mr. Mobney,  former collector, without this  help had been unable to continue the service, and Mr.  Rhodes.,was performing 'an excellent service, which the  Village   Commissioners  thought  Chairman protem, R. Macnicol  should not be lost. This sum had  then took the chair^  He spoke  been   budgetted for  as  a  help  urging more  active support  of  with   more   expensive  parts   of  the Ratepayers Association, j the operation  more interest in Village affairs, j ���  ^nd in the doings of the Commissioners, whom they had  elected. I  Mr. Macnicol thought that the  Commission should hold a plebiscite on the matter, and that-ar.  definite sum could then be paid'  '   He. went on to say that in a ; for a definite service.  democracy, tlie  people  get   the  Government they deserve, in the1  Village     as    elsewhere.     Only  active    interest    and    informed;  public,   can    choose     adequate  people in public office.  . Mr. Macnicol went on to speak  the  Rate-Payer's . Bylaws,. first, oodr. Consequently^ the  vMge '  to reduce the number of direct-! Commission was having a ^  Mr. Lamont scored the. Com,-;  mission for attempting to .all  the road work in one;year;--and  raising. the taxes for this. Mr.  j'.Ritchey replied that, it would  ! be wonderful if this could, b��  done, butt stated that such a: plan"  WQV.  000.  org from ten to five, and two, to  reduce the ofuorum from fifteen,  to ten, if the the Ratepayers i  wished, in-view of past difficulty I  of getting good attendance at'  these meetings.  Amendment two was carried.  Amendment one was not.  Directors were then nominated, and B. Knight, R. Macnicol,  W. Keene, A. Mainwaring, Mrs.  H. Shoebottom, F. Crowhurst,  ,A.G. Grattan, H. Fearn, J. Gor  1  ! of this work done each year.  While   increased   Water   rates-  were   being   attacked   from   all  sides,   Mr.   Ritchey   was   asked  to comment on the reasons for  this raise. He stated simply that  last year the water works had.  operated  at  a   slight  loss,   and  that  in  addition  to   offset  this  loss,   there  were  several   small  replacements'  that  had   to   bey  made^ this   year,   consequently  don,   and   Mrs.   J.G.   Bradford' there had to be a sma11 addition  being elected. j t0 the collections of water rates:.  A vote  of thanks  was given!   Mr. Lamont thought that extra  to R.  Lamont for his work   in,: revenue could well be obtained  Roberts   Creek,   Sechelt,   Half-1. con)tacting Ratepayers,  and get- 'by raising the business tax. The  moon  Bay  and  Madeira   Park, j ting so  good a-turnout to  the  businesses in the Village, he felt,  He   is   now   working   with   the; meeting. One was also' given to   could   well   pay   additional  children of Nelson Island, from   w   Keene,  for his  steady   and  amounts. To this, Mr. Burns ex-  Where he will go to Egmont, and   conscientious      attendance      at plained that there was no busi-  Britain- River. j Commission,   meetings,   and   re-   ��ess tax,  as such,   only  Trades  Meantime, Dr. L.V. Crowley  is working the Gibsons Clinic.  In graded Schools, the service  ports to the Association thereon. Licenses, which are levied ac-  Mr. Keene spoke of this, and  cording to  a definite  schedule,  asked that there be at least according to the kinds of busi-  is provided for pre-school child-j three member,s attend these nessess conducteda Gibsons busi-'  ren, and for those from; Grades' meetings   in   the   future.   Since  ness licenses,   in" ratio  to   the  One vand   Tvyo.   In   the   small  country  schools,  the service  is  taxes had risen, and water rates   taxes,   compare  favorably  with.  those  trict of West Vancouver, with a  brief concerning the extension  of tne PGE.  An   explanation  of   the  provisions   of  the   regulations   ons  dining   room   the   account will Trades Licenses was to be sent  be  $160,00. |to Mr. C.J. Coleridge, in reply  These rate are for permanent to a letter from him. . j  occupancy.   Seasonal   rates,  i.e.;      The   Commaasion   will  have  from   April   1st to September   an    inspection    made     of    the  were   rising,   he   felt, that   the tiiosfe  pf  other  villages  in  the;  provided for all children. ! Ratepayers ought to have more Province.   In   relation   to   total-  protection.    .,..'��� : revenue,  they are a little high,  Mrs.   Donaldson   asked  about if anything.  the tax for garbage  collection,       In   reply   to   questions,   Mr.  stating that only a small percent Burns stated that the basic rate  of the rate payers required this for  licensing  was   five   dollars  service, that  others  should not for six months. He would reply  ������������,-. ,   . . \ be taxed to support this service, to any definite questions asked  granted leave of absence for one | and ^ many of |he ratepayer- by letter  year for attendance at Univer-, had adequate means of disposirig      ^ meeting yoted   in -^^  of their  own garbage. of    social    activities   following  Mrs. Shoebottom took excep- general meetings,  tipn to the adequacy of much of  this   private   garbage, disposal,  Roberts Creek.  Mrs.    Iris    Smith  has   been  sity  of British  Columbia.  The members-of  the School(  Board have been   invited to a  dinner in Sechelt on April 10th,  by  the  Sechelt Teachers  Asso-  30th, are somewhat lighter. ground for the retaining wall m  ciation  A   school,   non-residential,   is front of Mr .'Oswald's property.       The  appointment  of  Auditor  assessed $2.00 per   person   per;     Accounts     totalling     $314.14  for 1954 feli t0 Mr. B.W.M. Bone  year. If there are two hundred j were approved for payment.       ! 0f Vancouver,  students and  ten teachers,  and j     A   building   permit   was   ap-      Members of the Board's Bu^-  two' janitors,  then,  the  amount | proved for Mr.A. Wai&. ; get Committee will review the  Reports were given by Com- Budget with 0f��icials of the De-  missioner .Ballentine ?n . the partment of Education early  filling and  gravelling  done   on  ^^ .week  the   Jack,   Trueman,   Bay   and      ^e Board will be calling for  Cochrane Roads, and the drain-j ttknAor<l   fnr   thp   purchase   and  The   meeting   was   adjourned  to allow the Directors  to meet  describing existing methods, of for        appointment of Officers  sacks of garbage being dropped  here and there along the ditches  of the village, of the dumping on  various roadside spots through-  President for the coming year,  R. Macnicol^ First Vice President,   B.   Knaght;   Second   Vile  A    further    letter   regarding  Vice President,. J. Hoskins; Sec- charged   will   be    $424.00   per,  retary, Mrs.  W.  Brown;  Treas- year. Residential, however,  urer,.Mrs. P. Quarry; Trustees,,1 doubles  the  charge per person;  J. Munroe, H. MacDonald, and       The   amount  of  water used  W. Brown.       "'" " i apparently makes no difference.  The   President   reports   that  A   single  outside   tap,   if  used  there will be an executive meet- for sprinkling purposes, may use  ing called in the near future, to' upwards of a thousand gallons- the reclassification of the Gower  make up a program of activities daily, but the annual charge for Point Road was to be sent to  for the coming year. It is hoped it is $3.00, in addition 'to the' the Chief Engineer of the De-  ��hat tlie eembers of the Com- minimum, domestic charge of partment of Public Works,  munity will support their new $20.00.  executive,   aed   help   them   to    ' What  price   swimming   pools  have a really successful year,    j in Sechelt?  tenders   for   the   purchase  age ditch on the Winn Road.    J removal of the building known!  'the Barn" at the rear of the J  out the neighborhood. She also President, H. iearn; Secretary-  explained that the present Col- Treasurer, F. Crowhurst. Repre-  lector had acquired suitable -entatives to attend Commission  disposal areas. Meetings,    W.    Keene,    and   J.  Mr. "Fearn spoke of so-called Gordon, Social Activities, Mrs.  disposal also, describing tlie Bradford and Mrs. H. Shoe-  dumping on the beaches and off  bottom.  Auditors  for   the   1953  Bylaw  103, the Water Rates  amendment, was introduced by  as  private jetties. Mr.  Lamont ob-' accounts  are   Rb  Macnicol  and  jected to the Village   giving  a ^. Crowhurst.  Gibsons Elementary School 1   subsidy���     tQ     fhe     collector,'      The  first  executive   meeting  grounds.  I gating that he  had a  contract; will be held at the home of the  and should be satisfied with this^ I President on   tse last Thursday  Mr. Macnicol described private of the month. The regular meet-.  ings will be held  on   the  first  Commissioner   Ritchey,   and Commission.  given, first reading.  Bylaw 102, the Rates Bylaw,  was given final approval by the! disposal as the washing, crush  ing and burying of tin cans in  Thursday of each moith. _^IT^__fl5B!K^;  1  The Coast News       Thursday,   March   11,   1954  't 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 mail.   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  Bates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. S1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United Slates and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  (LdLi  it  uonaid  SeiDetfiiogffor nothing  TOURIST INCOME  In consequence of recent pub-  SALMON FISHING  Following my letter of last Saturday, March 6th.  lication and a request for sug-j week> * present the following She had moved to Venables  gestions relating to Tourist'as a continuation of the subject Street in Vancouver some years  Trade, perhaps another opportu-1 of fisheries. | ago.   Her  husband   hadprede-  nity presents itself to appeal for!      Through   the   efforts   of   our ceased her by some years,  the close co-operation of all on | Fisheries  Minister,   Mr.   James1     Mrs. Kinnunen is survived by  the Peninsula, if success is to be' Sinclair, we now have markets! ^ S��nS EmU 3nd Warner' both  attained   in   making   this   area in si-"ht for ��ur canned salmon, | of Vancouver.  which have been lacking for the  While much of the discussion atb the Ratepayers' Meeting  last week was from sensible points of view, there was some  of the talk that did not show much forethought or reasoning.  The suggestion that any further moneys needed by the  Village for water or for garbage collections could be raised  by raising the Business licenses came either without thought  ��� or without knowledge. ���' " ,    .  Most of the Business men in Gibsons are already paying  property taxes, on homes as well as on Business places. They  pay their business licenses according to the type and kinds  of businesses they operate. They also pay water rates. In  addition, /the business men are constantly being asked to  support generously, any and every "Good Cause'/ that is  thought, up in the community, from the School Annual to the  Fall Fair, from the CNIB to the Red Cross. They contribute  money, merchandise, time and effort, to all these. They are  considered fair game by every collector that comes along.  One just fails to see just why they should be selected to  carry an additional burden for services peYtinent to the whole  .   community.  Those who would penalize the business man would be the  firsft to object if said business man found the overload too  heavy, and had to raise his prices in order to meet all these  additional demands.  Private disposal tried and found wanting.  For years, the Village of Gibsons has tried the method  of private disposal of Garbage, with the net result that the  whole countryside is fouled and disfigured by the dumping  of village refuse, from cans to cars, from cartons to dead cats.  Spots within the village that could be pleasant places  for pLay for children, and an ornament to the Village, are  littered with all kinds of refuse, the result of the "Private  Disposal" methods practiced in Gibsons for years past. Where  a���"np:, durnping" r sign used, to show above- the- blackberries,  it was surrounded by refuse..  There may be one or .two conscientious occupiers of property, whether owners or tenants, who -really know the rudi-  naents of harmless disposal, and who use them. The majority  are only too ready to throw such matter over the fence, in o  ditches, or behind bushes. So many tenants seem to have the  attitude that "Oh, well. It isn't ours" and take no care .what,  ever of either the property or the garbage.  As for burying the garbage on the property, titer? are  plenty of residents who are not physically able to bur;- refu:o  properly, even if they were so inclined.  Burning was mentioned. Some things can be burned in  some stoves. Those heated by oil or electricity cannot do so.  During fire seasons, who burns? With what results?  Let us hope that the Village keeps its Garbage Collection  Service, now that it has one.  HOSPITAL INSURANCE  Tho   Hon.   W.A.C.   Bennett,.  Premier, ���  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  My dear Mr. Premier:  Recent newspaper reports  suggest that the provincial government may have under consideration am increase in 'the  sales tax to replace premium  payments for BCHIS ervice.  These   reports   have   resulted  in numerous protests from mehi- = *��� *      4. t v.       ���    ^ ���  bers of the retail trade to this  such as ear parking,  food and fortunately .we herein this area  office, -as a result of which we drink' and shelt!r' SPace alon'S-  WlU   b!  affected   at   once' .the  sent  a  questionable  to   all   our  side  the  Highway would  be  a  moment   any   closure*   go   into  members   throughout the prov- m^or factor' and cost- of SettinS  ^  ��n <?e Fra9er RlVf ���  ince,   to  determine   the  extent an enterprise started. Far better:     These  closures  are almost  a  of  their  objection.  The results *"* the whole community form certainty,  with the drastic cur-  a syndicate to provide for Holi-  tailment   of  fishing  m  Alaska,  GIBSONS OLD  TIMER PASSES  A former resident of Gibsons,  Mrs. Knnunen, who lived with  her family on the Pratt Road im  earlier  years,   passed   away   on  popular as a Holiday Resort.  Our friends the Indians should ' Past  several  years,   and   today  find a considerable sale for their  handicrafts  and novelties.  Con  veniehces  offered  for   Tourists,  here in B.C.  was close to two.  the    salmon'   picture    is    quite  million cases> but ^^m n<>w on  bright,  the companies   and  the! V believe   lt    wiil    drastically  fishermen   are   optimistic.   Un-  decline.  Commercial Fisherman.  Harold Fearn,  Gibsons ���  of the survey indicate that 87%  of retailers are opposed to a  further increase in- sales tax as  a method of fin/ancing BCHIS.  I  am   directed  to  state   that  day crowds, providing for long  which is bound to drive an even  stays.  Large dining hall,  enter-   greater  number   of  American  tainments, etc. I venture to sug-1 boats  into   the   Juan   de  Fuca  gest   that   within   five   to   ten! Straights  and Puget Sound,  to  retailers realize that the burden years' regardless of the amount Mi for^Fraser River Fish, than  upon them of collecting an in- of caPital needed to toP-We a j.occurred last fall when we here  creased tax would be no greater forty acre block for thi's PUH at t Glbsons suffered several  than collecting the present tax Pose,,tiie initial; outlay would be,; weeks, of curtailment, with the  but raise the following points covered, and the money spent ^sultant loss of revenue. In,  in   opposition to  any  proposed by a holiday crowd in ten years   ���   ~"        ^�����- -  increase:  is considerable. That cash would  turn, every business is affected  to some extent. ,  Experience during and after stay on the pen-msula, and there! Unles there is an exception-  the war with heavy luxury would be no ^mediate com, ally heavy run of sockeye to the  taxes .on certain  goods  clearly Petition- I f ���.% thjs ��*���av tbe5.e^iU|  demonstrated/ to   rfetadlersl th��       Mr-   Butlin's   example   is   all be little if any local net fishing, |  START  SAVING  Follow the example of 80,000  other Canadians. Start saving the Investors Syndicate  way! Ask your Investors  Syndicate representative for  full details  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  reduction of trade which results lhat is needed- He started with  even though there is an,  inter- j 3780 Cambie St.,      FA 1931 L  from the application   of  direct3 trailer-caravan  or two,  on a, ^national   agreement   as  to   the  taxes' '   bit of waste land^'Now he's the! equal  division   of  catch.   There  They note the fact that cities   m��,3ter   of   n^Uions.   ''Pounds,   is every indication that the bulk  burdened with direct taxes upon  and Pe��Ple on a Holiday." | of these fish will be caught be-  merchandise lose trade from' Failing such a syndicate, per- fore these fish reach the Fraser  tourists, and cite the example haPs the tourists would rather ^ver. Our Fisheries Minister,  of Canadian tourists who shop see a larSe siSn: "Public L^va" J? * recexrt art'cle> P1*1** *�����  in Portland in pjrepefc-ence fo tories"' rather than' suffer ���m' ,the Vancouver Sun has hinted  Seattle. A sales tax, they point "j barrassment asking strangers?  Sig. E. Walker.  Letters To The Edit  o r  PACIFIC SALMON  Mr. Fearn's letter in your last  issue has some good points and  is timely, as there is no doubt  that the whole fishing industry  is on the verge of change. The  new gear, both nets and eleo.  tronie apparatus such as sonart  radar and now a new device  being tried in Europe that attract the fish close to. the boat  and literally sucks them into the  hold. All this spells the end of  the small fisherman... as the fish  will be taken long before they  get to the coast.  The Federal Government Research  Department  here  is  no  doubt   among  the  foremost  of  its kind in the world, and I am  sure they are alive to the situation. Some of our more strident  fishermen    will    have    to    be  paitient and see  what happens  It is going to be difficult if they  haven't a boat that can fish outside. Aliso the investment in a  boat of this, type will bring the  matter of invested capital which  will not sit Well, with their union  setup.  Mr. Fearn's last three paragraphs about the Japanese fisheries are in a sense true but need  more elucidation. The Japs are  fishing in mid-Pacific according  to the treaty with Canada and  The U.S.,-and up till now their  catches have not made much  difference  to the Pacific rivers  out, not only discourages American tourists from purchasing in  B.C., but encourages British  Columbians to increase their  purchases in U.S. border cities.  They feel that the present  method of premium payment1  places the burden for paying for  hospital care where it belongs  and that as a result it is a deterrent to people/ who might  otherwise use their hospital services indiscriminately with attendant higher operating and  capital costs. *'  They point out that the conversion from premium payment  to payment of hospital services  by   taxation   is,   in * effect,   tlie  socializing of hospitals in British  Gc-lumbia   just    as    they 'were  socialized in England, and point  to   the   abustes   of   the   system'  which sprung up there,    y ������ '���'. f  They recognize, that under the7  present system of .premium payf  ment  considerable  numbers   of  B.C.   residents   escape  payment1  of their hospital premiums but  note that under a sales tax ,plan  farmers   and   fishermen   would  still be exempt from many tax;  payments, thus placing the bur  SALARY RAISE  I certainly agree with the two  writers whose letters were recently in the Coast News, i.e.  Miss M. Maclntyre and Mr. Cas-  sidy, concerning the raise in  salary that our MP' have helped  themselves to_  These  men  were  elected   to  strongly in this direction.  This fall, the the local situation may become worse, because  after the sockeye runs are over,  there is no International Agreement concerning the other-types'  of Salmon, and we can expect  an even greater American fishing effort than last year. This,  coupled with the heavy con  centrtation of nets in Johnson  Straights j along with the 15 to  20 millions of Salmon the  Japanes  Mother  Ships  will  no  Vancouver, B.C.  INVESTORS  Syndicate  '      C.A   M  A   o   A 1   ,  -^SffiSs  Ottawa by  the people, to  look  after their interests,'but it seems| douht take   out of t"he Pacific  pretty well rules out the possibility of any large Commercial  pur   ,M.P's   are   looking    after  themselves. ��� i--  Dishonesty  is the   only word  that can be used. Whose money  is it that the members are helping themselves to? Certainly not  theirs.  That   money  belongs   to  the citizens of Canada, and no  one  sholld be allowed  to. help  themseves   to  it   without   first  consulting them (the citizens.)   :  . What a contrast to the plight  of bur old-age pensioners, who  who really have a right to public  funds, after working and paying  taxes all their lives. They will  be  lucky   if they  get  a   small  hand-out of  $2.50 a month on  top of the few inadeqaite dollars  and streams, if. any. There'is a  reasonable chance that the fish,  they  are   getting  are. Siberian homes.  they already receive. I think it  den of carrying these classes is an insult to every self-respecting Old-Age Pensioner, to expect them to live oh their  present pension, with the cost  bf living at its present level.  It is a terrible thing when the  upon    urban    populations    and  upon middle class families.  The tax would fall very heavily  upon   young   people    who   are  h\e|avy  purchasers   of  building  fish.  ,1 believe our people take the  For these reasons they suggest  that' the -present premium plan,  stand that substantial tagging i although it has its^^ imperfections,  operations should be carried out! ^ an equitable means of extend-  if the Japs increase their opera-|iBS hospitalization:-to the people  tions, and it appears they are  going to. This, would show where  these fish belong and' jf they  are Pacific fish; new measures  would have to be taken. Another  poor feature is that these mid  Pacific fish are in main far from  mature. .      ;  The failure of the Alaskan  fisheries is generally conceded  to be the fault of the ruthless  methods employed in that area  enue from  Premium payments  and  poor escapement measures  quite often disregarded.  We here in B.C. think we have  a big pack if we get 1V_ million  cases, but the Jap pack last year  was 15V_ million cases. It must  be borne in mind that the Japs  ,are in a tough spot. They.have  no recourse but to fish to live.  Their own consumption per capita is 85 lbs a year, whereas  ours is 14M;lbs. It must be remembered that we have tlie  Atlantic fisheries to cope with,  too, in this sense that Britsh,  Icelandic, and all North sea  trawlers are catching fish closer  to our coast than their own, and  are very keen to sell in the  dollar market if at all possible.  Gibsons     ' . L.S.J.  materials and durable goods in country is held down by a bunch  the process of setting up  their f0f  Dictators   like' We  have  iri?  ��� Ottawa and ^Victoria too'. How-  . ever, there is some hope that  !as. the people suffer, tttey will  ^learny and that their awakening  jis in the hot too distant future_  .Mrs, J. Monrufet.  Roberts Creeb.  of B.C:? and that it tends to hold  in   check -tlie   vast   abuses   of  hospitalizationi  which  have  de-      Ed's Note:   We,  have   had   a  vejoped under socialist govern- 'hiimber of letters on this. same  ments. subject, ah<_ regret that we have  Members   of the Retail 'Mer 'Wot been able to publish them  chants'    Association,    therefore,  Fishing in this area.  If  the  Board   of  Trade   and  others are sufficiently interested  in taking this matter up, I make  the following recommendations:  ���   1. Submit a proposed amendment . to bur Fisheries Minister,  moving  the  boundary   line  be-'  tweerii Districts One and Three;  to be a straight line drawn from  Gower Point to Entrance Island  Light, or have the waters west  of Gower Point declared a separate Area, apart from the Fraser  River,   and'be  administered  as  such.  2. Preiss your Fisheries Minister to have'the' Fraser River  Pink Salmon placed under the  control of ��� the international  Sockeye Commission.  3. Press our Fisheries Minister to try to have a limit placed  on the Japanese as to the  amount of salmon they will be  allowed-to take from the Pacific  "Waters.'--  ':- '':  ;'���-'  In conclusion: There will be  no trouble marketing our fishr  The big trouble will be to catch  them. Each year we will have  stronger competition from for,  eign< nations going after what  we have traditionally considered  as "Our Fish".  Last year,  the   salmon   pack  THE WORK OF  MERCY  NEVER ENDS  For so long as there  is human suffering then so  long does the Charter of the  Red Cross require to be  honoured by the work of  mercy. You know the need,  and how great it is.  Please help generously.  KEEP YOUR  $5,422,850  is needed this year  Rev.. F, Bushf ield  Campaign Mgr.,  or Phone - 84 J  !all. Many of them are too long  are opposed to the sociauzation ^o-be inserted fully, some border  of hospitals  in B.C.,  and  urge ?on the libellous, but all are firm  upon    your    government    that^in their expressions!  BCHIS continue to seek its rev-  Grant Deachman,"  General Manager.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  . ft-cFadden, D.O.  -Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours'  0:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Ootical Service?  Corporation of Gibsons Landing  Call For Tenders  Tenders will be received by the undersigned for the  clearing of road right-of-way; specifications for the  work required may be obtained on application to the  Municipal Clerk.  * ...  Tenders.shall be in sealed envelopes marked "TENDER",  and shall be delivered to the Municipal- Clerk at the'  ' *    -.   ���  Municipal Hall, Gibsons, B.C., not later than Four o'clock  in the afternoon of Saturday, March 20th, 1954. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  ROBERT   BURNS,  Clerk. .Elphinstone' Pupils  Present  A   VARIED   PROGRAMME   OF  Gym  Work,  Music, Drama  March 26th   8:00 pim,  HIGH SCHOOL GYM  ���    ��� - ^  Adults 50# Students 25$  Merchants Night  y   ..-������'.-������     '''.-:'���' i i AT  pMDAy NK%TS AT APPROX. 9:10 p.m.  (Draw.after News, second show)  Last Week Winners   ;  Mrs. Oi Peterson  $10.00 gift certificate Knowles  Service Hardware.  Two passes to the Theatre to a Port Mellon resident.  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.     Standard Motors No. 1-2-3  Graysons Ltd. John Wood Hardware & Appliances  N Knowles Service Hardware Ltd.  Don't Pot&t JACKPOT NIGHT on WEDNESDAY.  Last week winner of $50.00 ��� Mel Hough.  FERRY  WEDNESDAY,  jb.OPEN- EVENINGS  FRIDAY,   "   SATURDAY  Business and  DIRECTORY  n\  .L.���������:������      l-  Please Clip This. Directory Out and Hatig By,-Your Phont  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  . PENINSULA  ���ACCOUNTING     SERVICE  All Types ef Accounting. Problems  >E��peiMy Attended :��� -   ���. ,'  Gibsons: Mondays  & Fridays  Seehelt: Tuesdays & Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Box 22 Phone 44  : ' ���     GIBSONS      ���  &1FT STORE  Notions t*- Cards -r Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  . Left, of Pbst Office  '.   Gibsons,' H.C.'"'A'  Headquarters; for  Wool,_  BLASTING  ��� BI^iEKriKCr^';U.v.y  ROCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road Work  Folly Licensed and Insured in B.C.  ;   JACK CAMPBELL  5308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaseir 3831'      .  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR  WORKy*  Clearing -Grading -  Ej^^ta*  y. '���]i^-M^tf^y's&^^^^yy f.  Clewing Teeth  . Phon* - GIBSONS ' 86  CLEANERS  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Weldlnr anywhere )+Ji Anytime  .'^JEipert^TfcAdVBiB^  Precision Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBTNG  MARSHALL'S    PLTTMBINO  HEATING   stnd  SUPPLIES,  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - er 3!  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Phone   John-Little.   83   M  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  ���  Ranges, All Types  Beds  ��� Tables  ���  Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  Serviced Now  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Phone 30 S Sechelt  Thursday,   March   11,   1954       The  Coast News  The knock on the' door in the  middle of . the night means  'troulblej janywhere. But when',  someone has come miles and  miles  its  double  trouble.  And it was literally that.,for  Miss Sarah Miller, RBN. nurse  in charge of the Red Cross Outpost Hospital at Bamfield on  Vancouver Island.  The knock came at 5: a.m. It  was a woman in labor���and in  a hurry. So much of a dhurry  that Nurse Miller didn't have  time to turn on the lights in the  hospital, she used the flashlight  she had snapped up. when she  got out of bed. But, as she has  often done, her report to ��� Miss  Lillian MacMillan,  dentist was stricken with- a  coronary thrombosis. Off she  went with her oxygen and medication, nursed him for 48 hours  without stop then carried on  visits twice a ddy for three  weeks until he was able to be  flown back home.  Friday Fog  by Cherry Whitaker  And so this is Education Week  for 1954. This is the week some  'of us trot off to school for an  hour or so to watch and listen  while our offspring try to show  lis that they aren't'as completely  brainless as we sometimes think.  In the Junior Grades we in-  directorof spect their work, listen to them,  read,   sing,    recite   and   watch  them make  a terrific effort in  the way of "best behavior."  Those of us with Jr. or Sr.  High members go through a different  routine.   They' are  our  Outpost Hospitals for the. Red  Cross read, "baby delivered  safely and both mother and. baby  well." .-. ,- v  ':.  All Red Cross Hospitals could  be termed at the end of nowhere,  as this is their purpose, to' give '-"*sts white we go back to school,  nursing care where there are T They usher from classroom to  no other facilities. The nurses classroom between our ten min-  who staff these hospitals while i'ute'sessions and are exceedingly  they have up-to-date medication' polite   about  opinion about our level of in-' attention for the short space of  telligence but they doi't show it time required. Then lets not  aid I also suspect that dumb as forget about for the rest of the  we are they would rather have year.  us there than have us stay at if we've ever caught sight of  home���providing, of course, that a six year old face when no one  we conduct ourselves with dig- has come to see the work, or  nity and decorum. And after; noticed the sudden lift of a ten  all at our ages they don't expect; year old's shoulders when at-  us to be very bright'. I parent   is   spotted   among   the  Curricula and methods have crowd, or even) the nonchalant  changed considerably since girls "Yeah, I thought I saw you"  wei;e conditioned to scream at from a teenager, we wouldn't  the sight of a mouse. and boys | even think about not turning  to cut kindling, and a lot of j. out to Education Week. Be  harsh words have been hurled seeing you.  at modern methods of education.  and equipment often work under  conditions approaching the pioneering efforts of our .forefathers.  They use every mode of trans-  pfctftlation from cars to snow  shoes. Miss Miller, often takefe  yjourafeys to the remote lighthouse at Cape Beale on. the  southwest corner of Vancouver  Island.  She goes' in a lifeboat and  changes in mid-ocean to a  smaller boat which will get her  through a small gap in the rocks  leading to the lighthouse where  she keeps a watchful eye on a  patient who has high; blood  pressure. '.-,....  Her spartan life can be equalled in  almost all of the other  nine Red  Cross hospitals scattered    throughout    BBC:    Cecil  Lake closed -at;the end of; the  year was approaching, its 20th  year   of -operation.   Transportation and population hW grown  in that time,  that  the;. hospital  was no longer needed"in .its^outpost'capacity and patients could  easily get into ��� Fort ;St. John to  hospital there.... But ��� should ^an  outbreak or emergency happen  in.   that .area,   Miss  MacMillan  points  out that   -!ive maririfedi  former Red Cross hursessJive, up  there -.-and; would be  ready';'.-to  swing into action,   y... r;:    .   :.   ..  Nurse; Sophia    Smith   r.eia'lly  should have taken a course* in  veterinary work; She, frequently!  is called upon to sew-i-up' - dogs'  clawed   by  cougars   near   Kyu-  quot.    That's    cougar    country  where' the women think nothing  of   shootipg   cougars' oni   their  back porches." . '  .   Much of,the work is done.on  the nearby. Indian reservation.  A, call for Nurse Smith, brings  e&^5-i^i.rfirry t-:_-��� c:���_; *.yj��^.:-y^.:.  our invasion1 of  their premises. I suspect that  they may not hold too high an  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  .  Mi\   and ; Mrs. ��William, Bow  into town for.a few days making  initial    preparations   for, their  coming   tttp   to   Scotland  and  other parts of the British Isles.  Further word from  the  Jim  Beacons who are. starting their  homeward trek having enjoyed  every   moment   of. their   visit  South   of   the   Border.   During  .their stay in Santa Barbara they  inspected  a   lemon  procetesing;  plant, various beautiful churches  and traversed the highways and  byways  of Southern  California  and Oregon;.        , .    ��  Regret to report a mishap to  Mrs. Perkins of. Brookside. This  bright little Gowerite fractured  ,.her  pelvils���just   after  haying.;  celebrated heir   81st... birthday.',  Thahks'yto, the good attentior* .of,  .the VON nurse and  the ,lpcal  physician she is  coming   along  nicely.   Much   ofj her  aniazing  come-back . she  credits   to,;.the  astonishing   ��� nursinig   ^qualities  displayed by.  ner.j devp,feed : hus-r  band whq h��s rea.Ily! dojie.-a. job,  almost making .it '.a' pleaspre .to:  be   laid   low!   Seriously   all.of  iGower wishes-her a speedy and  ^complete recovery.  The  DougJIas  cottage  ablaze  .with lights indicatihg an enjoyable weel_ end for the family  away from the. hurly burly of  the   City.   Air.   and   Mrs!   J.G.  .Sinclair up to see what's doing  |at ithedr seaside^ rendezvous. ��� ,.  . Mrs;'���,��� H.H. Vernon of ^Bonnier  Whether or not we parents approve of the system, Education  Week at least gives us an opportunity to discover at first hand  just how that system is supposed  to work. It isn't possible to  absorb the whole picture in a  few short hours, but it is time  enough to light a small fire of  understanding regarding t he  complicated system of education  today.  It also gives us a chance to  see our offspring's teacher in  action and possibly to realize  that the hasty character who  writes "U" on report cards may  be a pretty good Joe who is just  as concerned about th'at"U" as;  we are, and would be very  pleased to find a way of getting  Jphnny's'mind focused on Social.  Studies at least half as often as  ite focused on the attractive  little miss across the aisle.  Let's take time out from other  activities, or the sheer inertia  that tends to hold our attention  in its grip, and go back to school  this week. Give . the kids and  their   teachers   our   undivided  Firemen's  Dance  March 20th  Roofing Repairs  Prompt Attention  WORK    GUARANTEED  Box 10, Coast. News  JB  Pk  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  Now Is. The Time For  SPRING   REPAIRS  Put Your Car In Shape  For  Summer  Driving.  FRANK SOLNIK  Phone 48  C  Sechelt  RENEW HOME LINEN SUPPLIES IN SPRING  With TOWELS, TEA TOWELS, SHEETS     .  "?" Arid PILLOW  SLIPS, TABLECLOTHS  j ?V  See OUR NEW Lines of BEDSPREADS.   ;:  Rayon Spreads 80 x 100 in., Green, Bluej 0<il<�� $&95;  )yyTheyTasella^Mp��^^  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  jer';: b;ut��inv, -hejp'.hip -. hoqts< and^Bro^; doings  into a fishing tooat,fro m whence  she is transferred into an1 Indian  canoe, then she wades the * last  m Vancouver for grandson  Wayne while they wait anxiously  to, see if its going to be a brother  bit into shore if the weather,1b'��� or a sister the Stork has up his  rough. i ������.".':'���".��� .       ;-vj.wing.  .;-��� Nurse Molly Lee at Hudson? Mr.-and Mrs. Don Poole doing  Hope nursing statipn away, up? ;a spot of entertaining for their  north has more work to do now friends and neighbors to while  with the influx of population  due. to-oil drilling in that area.,  It all creates, more work _��rv$he;  Red   Cross   outpost "and' twice i ity and that the little girl is now  ^gain-tremsp��rtatmnviiif_iculties; coming along nicely. '.  away the long frosty night. Reporting their beautiful little  femily^ are fulj ofyyini an<| vital-  like mud and snow arje experi-  enced^  Mrs. Jean Mackie, nurse at  Lone Butte has had some harrowing experiences with logging;  and other, accidents. Last fall she  had a call to a fishing lodpe in  the Cariboo 30 miles away from  ��������� .Mrs. F.j. Townsend' looking  very fit���popping into town for  a precautionary check-up.  Despite the frosty nights the  daffodils and tulips growing by  leaps and bounds and the smell  of brush fires initializing the  nostrils    with     their    pungent  Soft Ball  Players' Mcetmg  Gibsons     Merchant*  :%  earn  And All Players Interested  Thtfrs. March 15,    6:39 pin  STANDARD No. 3 GARAGE  her^hospital^vhere.an:^American; smell.  ^     , DEPOSITORS BY MAIL ARE     >  ���-:;. N0:a.-:OTST0MEI^^^ ::  ���?���'������- Many -*rf?the^Bank? ^f<<M6CTtrea!^ ^irst- eustome^s^eafdt  day don't come anywhere near its office; says Mike Landry,  accountant of the B of M branch in Gibsons and Sechelt.  These are the men and women who find it more convenient  to do their banking through the mails than by calling in  person.  "You can get an almost complete range of banking services and protection through the postal service," Mr. Landry  explains. "You can deposit funds, pay bills by chegue, arrange  for the bank to issue money orders for you or give it instructions about your securities in its safe-keeping. In short, you  can do much of your spending and saving just as if you were  visiting the bank yourself.'* ���,  A B of M folder on banking by mail is yours on request.  Simply drop a line to the Gibsons branch of the -B of M. Mr.  Landry will gladly answer any specific questions you may  have. advt.  P| GORDON AaEliil  Real Estate  Gar Insurance  Fire Insurance #  SECHELT, B.C.  ui Telephones: Office 53 J yrik?  Evenings and Holidays,  H.B. GORDON ��� 81 H T.E. DUFFY-r-31 W  .... Union ,.;;.-r  GENERAL  STORE  Seehelt, B&  n:MEATS?'"r *��� ���'-���'��� Saturday Only  ^Pfete^'BO-LlNGBEEFrchoice-^A'V^^  POT ROAST, choice "A", lb. ;.. 49��  LENTEN FOOD SPECIALS LISTED  On Butcher's Blackboard.  GROCERIES:  KRAFT DINNERS, 2 pkts.   29��  DRY GOODS:  New Shipment of HOUSE DRESSES ��� PRINTS and  GINGHAMS ��� With Crisp White 'Trim.  HARDWARE: ~~~  "EARLY EPICURE" SEED POTATOES.    . 4  The Coast News    Thursday,  March   11,   195 _  Now Operating  Sawmill Near Hopkins Landing  SPECIALIZING   IN  Rough Mill Lumber and Utility Grades  TRUCKLOAD LOTS AT WHOLESALE PRICES  *-t ���"���'''' * ��� **.,  OVIATT LUMBER CO.  Phone 98 J      (Evenings)      Gibsons.  GIBSONS  ELECTRIC  ANNOUNCES  ITS  T V SALES & SERVICING  We Are Qualified SERVICEMEN;  Able To Install Your Television Sets Competently;  For Further Information Phone 130 Or" See Us.  Your G.E. Dealer  "SERVICE" Is Our Mrtto.  Phone 130  Gibsons  &>*>  ���WANTAtJS  JUST PHONE  / ���;GIBSONS 43:W   ;  Minimum Charge  ..-     50c for" 15 words,  2c per eictra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  -r- Deadline:*T��es>-y5 ^x$i-:*>:  WfTHTWt  mwsoe  THE SURVEXOR yW-LL/ BE  AT OUR OFFICE THIS SATURDAY��� 9:30, until 4 at least.  totem realty  For sale   ,        .... . .. . ....  , Bush  wood,  Fir   and  Alder.  Current prices.   .STAG FUELS,  FOR   SALE  _fl_oney21 J, Gibsons.  tfn  "' KROMHOFF R.OP. SIRED  BABY CHICKS. Froni our exclusive chick hatchery ��� all  popular breeds- and crosses..  Smarted pullets all ages. WRITE  TODAY FOR PRICES.-Krom,  igxCf-Chick -Hatcheries,.R.R. No;  5- New' Westminster, B.C..  Kve roomed modern house, one  twcf-roomed modern " cottage _ ,-  owri float and net shed. Apply  Norman McLedd (in Bay area).  Gibsons.  3 piece MadsSh wine" Chester^  Held. Bargain1 for cash. Mrs. R'.  15. Hammond, Gibsons; B.C.y. .  White enaanel Quaker ' Oil  Karige. One 2 burner hot plate.  Both in-new condition. J.E. Lee;  Selma Park, Phone Sechelt-40.  '.-..;'     '������ 12  Brand New Coleman< floor  ftrrnJace witli Thermostat^���never  used���sacrifice $195.00 Box 11  ;C6ast News.  $)L,000 gives yl>u possession  of tWo houses, 3 lots, together,  eleaired, fenced, ideal location  Iberej, now rented; at $77. per  nionth. Full price only $6950,  balance $45 per month 6%.  Whajt an investment. Totem  Kealty,  GibsdnsV  rOHhBEMT .  Fully    modern:-:: 3"  bedroom  home���relectrically heated.  ^Totei-n Realty at Gibsons.  Hough and Plane* Lumber  Fhone  HaJfajoon   Bay. 7Z  K0LTEEMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay ���  4-WHEEL DRIVE Pick-up;  Truck; v low. mileage. A dandy1.  Phone R. Ritchey, Gibsons lO^M;:  y^ ; *.' *   tftl  1, Heintzman Piano i $150.; 1  oil burning' enamel kitchen  range; pot burner $40: 1 M&H/  power saw, model 6 $50. Apply;  H.-Gilbertson, Wilson Creek,,  phone 78 J.  ; ,   < **  KROMHOFF POULTS FOR  y5.4.r We'sitern Canada's Largest  Exclusive poult (producer's' ���.  WRITE��� TO-DAY for catalogue  arid prices.- Kromhoff Turkey:  Farms Ltd., R.R. No. 5, New:  Westminster)- B.C.  Port Mellon   ;  Briefs  by Mrs. Swan  CONCERT  The Community Church WJL  has completed plans, for a concert for March 19th, in the  Commuinty Hall. The members  will have tickets available. At  the last meeting, Mrs. G Peterson was presented with a lovely  cup and saucer as a "Going  Away" gift, by the President.  Mrs. Wsstgate. Mrs. Peterson is  nioving to Abbotsford.  KLONDIKE NIGHT  . Everybody thinking up costumes for the Klondike night  March 27th. This is the annual  event sponsored by the Women's  Service Club. It is looked forward to with keen anticipation.  A special invitation s extended  to all our friends up and down  the Peninsula.  SHOWER ;  Mrs. Hilda Wood, whose wed.  ding  to  Larry Bredy  our popular   Baker,    takes    place    on  March 17th, was guest of honor  ait a kitchen' ��hower last Friday  in the Cafeteria. Joint Hostesses  were   Mrs.   A   Boyes,   Mrsy F  Cardinell and Mrs. K.  Gallier  The table was beautifully decorated withSpring blossoms and  yellow   candles,   and   a   lovely  ^Bride's    cake.     Mrs.     Furness.  mother of the Bride-elect, came  up from Vancouver for the occa  sion. Mrs; Ly Wilkie and Mrs. 3  Enemark. were asked  to  pour  MxJ_.  SWartz,  accompanied  by  Mr,    Woodside,    sang    several  lovely solos/  FAREWELL PARTY  A group of friends joined to  make a farewell party for Mr.  and; Mrs. Petersen of the Seaside  Hotel; last Friday evening. They  presented the couple with a  farewell gift: The Petersens are  leaving Seaside; for Vancouve*  Ofr bebjaOf of" the men iiiy his  - depar^enrt),': Mf. '&.'. Peterson4'  I was prented; Witih a smart. travel  : ling bag and a. brief case, .before  leaving for Abbot-ford.'  !;.-! Mr. .ai&\Mfcs. p. Willianison  ; have returned' from a trip to  ;Ariz:ptia;   y-yyy :.,";.  ]��� ..;Mte.yWhezt)ey; of" Nanahtio,  -'KaS;: been;' viistting: Her-'datigiitfer,  ilS^^Ba^^ .feW  ���.weeks:yy.yyyyy���;'...   .���';-..:,yy\  ������'; i>!;;vI)!Snlj^,-:��:Btfil." theyliicky1  fisherroan;; X?aiught three ,bei_ut:  ies brie day'.last week. . . ,;*.,'.  ;/ It^7anqthW;d^^  Bruce Carnpbells atiHilJsi'i|e. ,;  y ���: ..Mrs; y Shaman:: ;,wa^;-^ridge.;  Hoste&s last iwreek. '������'-. .   ''"'  little-baby ^boy; at; their house.  Re-union after forty years is  in store for Mr. Fowler and a  brother of his who has come  to Vancouver from Detroit. Mr.  a shower for the Parish Hall.  Mrs. John Toynbee is President  of this group. k  1    Mrs.  Charles Linton Was  re-  By ARIES  The DePerieier Evening Circle,  of St. Hilda's Church met at the Fowler is Mr  Laidlaw's father,  aiome of Mrs. Fred Mills. Nine! T^e     long-separated     prothers'  members were  present.   Plans1 wi^  be  visiting  Sechelt  for   a  are being laid by the group for few days.  Mr. Archie Williams of the  Forestry Division is on a few  day's holday.  Linda Gail were the names  ceived into full membership of chosen for the infant daughter  the L.A. to Canadian Legion at of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearson  'tiheir regular monthly meeting.! of Selma Park, Baptised on Sun-  Mrs. Linton started off very well day in St. Hilda's Church, Rev.  by winning the monthly raffle H.U. Oswals officiating. God  prize. Being a new member She! Parents were Mr. and'Mrs. A.E.  was asked to draw the.winning .Cowan.   A reception  for  mem  ANGLICAN CHURCH  March 14th,  1954;  .!       Second Sunday* in Lent  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Evensong  St,   Hilda's   Church  -f-  Sechelt  ILOp* a.m, Suhdaiy: School  .; >:. 1:45 p.m. Eyetnsong..  - .>:V.St.:. Aidan's.. Ciurch  jt' '!..     Roberts Creek . :  "1:45.p;m. Sunday. School  11^00 a.m. Holy. Comrnunibh  Sti^VIJ^NT^MISSldNS  16 ft. Motorboat, 5 HP/Wis^ ^^^^b^-.iiioo a.ni.  >nsmr Reverse .gear,   a good/        Hol^anaily - Sechelt    ''  consin  hoat,   $375.00.   Phone   Ramsay^  Half Moon Bay 9S2.��-- 11  4 -excellent buys, in used Oil-  burning Ranges..; Excellent.condition. From $35.00 toy $156;.0O  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. tfn  _u  POULTRY  If interested in Baby Chicks  send for our free 1954 ������ Catalogue. The Appleby Poultry  Breeding Farm, Mission City,  B.C. .      16  INSURANCE  r Small partly furnished cot-  jtage,; $2^.00 per month. Apply  jftffrs. E. Nygren; Phone Gibsons  86W.! 11  WANTED  . Have you any. old guns? any  condition? We wiill tp,ay 'cash  or trade! Box  12, Coast News.  Wanted, a good practice piano.  Seo   or   write,   Sam   Fladager,; so   paper   hanging.   J.  Gibsons.  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service .    .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. . tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; al-  Melhus.  tfn  9;00 a.m;     -: .���   ,,,  Port  Melioni ���  First ^.liriday  each month at 4:30. pirn.:.  UNITED CHURCH    -f..''  Sunday Schoor T  Gibsons -^-v 9:45 a.m.      . ;,  Public  Worship ��� 11:00: a.m.  Roberts Creek ��� 2|m  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p m  Port Mellon, Sunday  7:30 p.m.  ticket arid she obliged toy drawing her, own ticket.  ; Many Happy Return's, to Chief  Charlie Greagan, of Sechelt  Reservations; who had a birthday/recently, Mr. Greagan had  a nice party for the occasion,  and received many gifts. Happy  Returns" also to Esther August  whose birthday also was on the  same day.  ������ Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade  were called cut twice last week,  both chimney fires, one at the  h6me of Mrs. Plumridge and  -the other at Ciarksi  News from Mrs; M. Arnold,  (presently viisiting in England.  Slife has been ill, and has had'a'  major operation. It is hoped she  is -recovering and will soon be  back in Sechelt.  VlHrs. Daisy Clampitt spending  a few days in Vancouver^ ag>  are- Mr; Mrs. E.E. Redinahi. Mrs.  Harry Buss is another who look  off for the city.  -: There will be new neighbors  in tihe Village soonc Mr. and  Mrs.'W; Rankiri have bought the*  Norman Walker home.  The Rev. E.L.H. Taylor; arid  his wife and daughter are" visiting the C.G. Luckens at D&vis  Bay- They E_re; from the' Yukbn,  wliere Mr. Taylor has a parish.  'yyifhe!- ,W.^. ;.Be^lrya WeJc6ane(  eiriCtner grandchild] daughter of  tH^xr daughter Mai&; Mir. arid)  Mto: McMliliari tile piarerits, live  ihiPoK A^tir; . y; ...  '���-��� , iffir-.* ahid Mrs; Neil: Hansen an-  rioiirice that they have   a' new  bers of the family followed the  ceremony.  BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt       .,   ���  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  Gtfspel Service, 3:00 p.m  10 ! Phone Gibsons 33.  PENTECOSTAL  '������y.  -      TABERNACTE  Sunday Services:  9:45" a;m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  ;-7:30 o.m   Evangelistic  Wednesday night  Prayer and Bible Study"8 p.m.  Friday night at 7 p.m. Junior  Young People and 8 Senior  WilR--  C-e^V      *  2 rt m. ^"^^v Scbo^T  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  d.c-,.-,r'- "r -.or,     ,  : j". X^ch>il ':^r- - ^elma, Park^Halli-  8 p^^VON^arinual meeting..  ,,  Marcii 12 -��� Pender Harbour]  Corieertby^oberts^CreeW String  Orchestra.  : .''-��� ;.V.. '  '^-^Mjiich'yl2: rr-y<5i^ri_v School  Ha4^a^oi^ervpc^iilar wW��t. -^^  CTiibiba^dfwe, .at^S^p^���- yx���'���).  :"'0��i>r*ai:" 12'.���- Gibsoris .^arisii  ilali;>.2- prn-V quarterly^meeting  6fisii.-Barmoloiriewis W.A;  '���   '  :������ ���   .-������  ��� ��� ��������������������� ���'���:.. i r-y  March 13 ��� Roberts: Creek  PTA vdanCe;- music' by> Mellon-  airesr--���','���-��� y  .- ,l^tai^h!-';l^l. -r-... Gips^s.-,pperi;:  H6iis.e ^t;' Gran��nie.-; M^Eweri's ���������  'heiy "Ntetietn' Birthday/  'Mareil 14'-.'-rr GJS��sohts= Jimior  in S<_iooi'Hall ba^Knaent^ ;;  ������'��� M^ch^ie'^.^ GlDso:nsj;-.-hdme  c^'^pr-'BM^^^2':pMt, >.W;l^  Meetin'i;^- '���������'- ', -y.--* "/.'.���,/:������  Mar_hfl6 i^r Seehelt�� Annual  Sharnr^Ck1 Tea; iAA: To Cariadiaifty  Legi6>ivv2-^6^i3|m"lyyv-v;.;*.-'-;���.'���: -.: ^,  ,   Ma'rch 0 '-%��� :.dr%Soiiis,:'.<at- hp-$|  ,; bf������;��� _y^s^/,%;glisir- ���'% '?&?&; So^ed*  j W';A^rheetin^ ;���,-.,. .-'-..;'. ;'������>;���:' y^.y. .  j     March .18 ���; Gibson^ Urlited  | Church; W.A.V Shanirock Tea^  I   ���-Marchi^O ��� Roberts -Creek'  Legiflftt-Halij 8 p.mC-VON bridge.  March. 23'"������ ��� Gibsons United  Church   HaR   at -8:   p.m.  First  meeting of season, all welcome.  March 27 ��� Roberta-Creek;  Arts and Crafts /Dance.  April 2 ���* Roberts Creek  "yted Church W.A., tea etc.,  d--tails later.  April 3' ��� Roberts Creek,  Choraliers, Roberts-Creek.  Aptn- 19��� .Wjispn iCreek  Community" Club : iEaister tea  2  ���to" 5. : -.-:.  AprU  23 ^ ��� Gibsons  Uriited  Church Hall, WI. tea.  THT<V WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Granthams��� new home-��� open  for an goffer ��� this really has  possibilities.  FO"   INSURANCE  ^W HEAL ESTATE SEE  4-  -y\-.  ealty  ^'bsons 44  -lings   95J  .  ^c:at"on of B.C  .   r    * tents.  SPECIAL   PRICES  During  Our  YEAR-END    INVENTORY  JPOR qVlGK SALES  VBE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered  Accoantant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow .1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  ��� Wit: r0# &tt" $zM&  Clearance Of  CLOTHING & SHOES  M  ���<&  $&  vOt  ti^  0��  xvi-  vet  Take Advantage  of   This<  Opportunity  For  Real  Values  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER  HARBOUR  ^o^e  .13js V   ^��*\ftw  ���V*  a*1 wt-vs-  <t��y  oi ���. totn^   v>    i   tfus*  -j**��  ^  Sechelt P;^A*i Ekesentsl  ^UE^ SPEAKER; MISS J. KILGOUK    ^  (of Vancouver Normal School)  TdPIC: "MODERN METHODS IN READING^  PLACE:  SECHELT SCHOOL.  Friday^ March 12th, 8:0a p.m.  ?Eyer^H>dyiyW^come I Be_^res4tmei&    .  .-;. i;,  .-.-/  -M-  Education is not oiily OUR busiheSs ���  This is Education Week ��� Time to face up tbv an ini-  pendihg" crisis in teacher supply.  School enrollment is increasing annually���. we need'  more good teachers. Standards must be maintained  and improved.  Are youh^Beople>,in.your commuhity entering teach-  ���   ingulf not^whyf not?  Thisis your business ������  ;    Bv C. TJEACHERS' FEDERATION '.r^-  PRESCRIPTION No. 1 ��� 3 sizes $1.55, $3.35 & $5.90  PRESCRIPTION No. 2 ��� One size $2.10  ALSO��� Handy to take Capsules for*older children &  adults: $1.65, $2.95 & $6.60. May we sugg'est that you  always buy the Large Size and save at least 20 percent.  GIESOKS^ Too Late To Classify  T*OR  SALE  SPECIAL: 2 Acres, all cleared,  fenced. Small home, green  liouse, chicken house. One block  from school. Real Possibilities.  Priced to sell at $4,000. Terms  One thousand down, balance at  6%. Totem Realty Gibsons.  EXTRA SPECIAL: Well built,  fully modern1 home, cement  foundation, lovely view, two  fire places. Automatic Oil Heat  and Air conditioner, Suite and  guest house. The price is exceptionally low, and terms very  esay. Must be sold immediately.  Totem Realty, at Gibsons.-  Gibsons Briefs j Roberts Creek  SMART WOM  will shop well before Easter/ and have their choice of  the display.  Suits tailored of A-crilan fabric, newest colors.  Dresses, permanent pleats, washable, or  All Wool, with Angora Jackets. These are Tops. .  Also, smart Tie-Silks and Heavy Bengalines  in Navy and White, for Spring Jauntiness.  & STYLE SHOPPE  GIBSONS Bal's Block  Phone 35  Mr. and Mrs. Aruthur Davis  from Calgary visiting sister-in-  law Mrs. Dora Benn last week;  Rev. Frank Bushfield. President .of the local Red Cross is  presently in Shaughnessy Hospital, so Mike Landry, at the  Bank of Montreal is acting as  Headquarters.  Mrs. Jean Fallows is  still in  Shaughnessy Hospital. ?������  Mr. Frank Monteith has returned,, home convalescing from  surgery in Vancouver.  Red Cross Collectors are about.  This area has no Blood donation  facilities, so donations pf commercial "Blood" in silver and  greenbacks are appreciated.  John Coleridge, local business  man, Hinds Ms writing talent  being accepted by the Vancouver Sun. The latest article, on a  Budgie resident in Shaughnessy  Hospital^ and a friend of the  patieets there, proved most in*-,  teresting.  Noticed back in our comr  munity, Tom Nakkem and family. They like this country  better, and hope to remain here.  Thursday,   March   11,   1954    The Coast News  by  Madge   Newman  Speaking at a  District Council  Executive  meeting  Wednesday evening, in the Legion Hall,  ping  by Do.  Easter is heading our way, so  during Lent, why not check over  the   household   linen   supplies.  Then go in to the Tasella Shop  and look at the new Towels, tea  new colors and fabrics, the many  fOll nCf I items  of new stock,  in  all  the:  shops on  the Peninsula. FJ1  be  seeing you  there.  .���mnr.ir .'WffFir.,m mm  J.L. Watson, Field Commissioner  outlined to delegates and inter-! towels   and  table   cloths   there?  ested    parents    procedure    for Saw the rayon bedspreads, and  forming a local Scout group.  ~^-  Use Th? Coast News Classified  PUBLIC MEETING  FRIDAY MARCH 19th, 8:00 p.m.  LEGION HALL, ROBERTS CREEK  Roberts Creek Community Hall Board  "Do You Want A Community Hall?"  Owing to the lack of interest, we, the Undersigned, find it impossible to  carry on operations without Public Support.  The Hall, Your $10,000 Investment, may have to revert to the Government.  "Fred Barnes" President,  "Mrs. Grace Cumming-" Secretary  don't know where one could do  better at the price. ;  Plastics   by 'the  yard  at  the  Union Stores  could play many  a   colorful  role  in  your home.1  There, if you're thinking about!  the children, you'll find Crocus:  Knitting  yarn   that  will  make  your knitting  time  really   productive.   If   you   like  ganrjents  ready knit, you'll like the baby  togs in soft wools that are on  display there.  Little girls would be nicely  outfitted in. Nylon sweaters from  ithe Toggery. Their mothers  should be enthusiastic about the  Waif-slips with the deep lace j  trim. j  New  displays   of  China and  plastic   wear   at   Chris's.   Saw  some  gaily  colored   gloves  for j  spring wear,  too. \  Have you your bid in for the  Dutch Auction at Knowles  Hardware? Should look into  that. It's definitely worth your  while.  Doesn't Spring make you want j  to bring a bit of it indoors? You J  can, and nicely, too," with the j  use of those little solid copper i  planters at the Howe Sound five  and ten. I'm assured they won't;  tarnish,  either. j  Who says you can't? I find  you can get the neatest little  hats, in all the new spring  straws, and dainty fashions, at.  Irene's Dress Shop. And there  are Orion pleated skirts, and  some lovely washables that will  surprise you.  If the small fry are needing  bright little bits of footwear with j  the   Spring   weather   breaking,!  The first essential is an active  ���interest in the movement by  groups of falthers of potential  Scouts. This interest should not  die with the formation of a Pack.  Working with the District Commissioned", Grville J. Moscrip,  Wilson Greek, a leader is then  chosen.  The Group must be sponsored  by a local organization. In the  case of Roberts Creek, the PTA  has taken on this responsibility.  Their committee of five attended  the meeting which was presided  over by Mr. A. Johnston. Harold  E. Wilson is Secretary and Douglas Smith Treasurer.  So the onus is on Daddy. If  Junior should be off the streets  at night and constructively  occupied with Scout activities,!  to say nothing of attempting to  live up to the Scout laws, it is  up to Pop to set the ball rolling  and then keep behind it.  Oddfellows Hold  Committee Meeting  "Sunshine Ccast Lodge" membership committee weekly meeting voted on applications for  nidations into Oddfellow-ship,  and their ten dollar fees were  handed to Treasurer W. Keen  for deposit.  Initiation   and   decree   w-rk  may be arranged in- a Vancouver  Lodge,   so   that  new  members  may become   Charter  members  of tlie new lodge.  While this will involve some  delay,  the Committee feels the  time  lost would be well spent..  Those wishing to make enquries  about    either    Oddfellows     or.J check the new shipment at Mac- J  Rebekahs should send them to; Lean's. Gaily, colored little shoes  Secretary, Boxlll, Gibsons, and  and sandals that will delight any  watch the Coast News columns! small fashion-conscious miss,  for further  information. It's a treat,to see the bright  ��� LUM!l��!i-����  Rouuh and Dressed  LUMBER  Plywoods and Mouldings  PICKET   FENCE  Approx. 40^ Lineal Ft.  ��_!_*���  MIIUM  Sash & Door Frames  Built To Your  Specifications  And Priced To Save  You Money and Time  SHOP AT  Gibsons Building  Supplies Ltd.  Phone 53 "Gibsons  We Carry The Stock  -??S. :������:;-."_-^-'-ir-v^-^  rv>��-- -���_.*- -*-*_-*c-*: -"-**  OFFICIAL OPENING  JOHN WOOD HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  Inlaid Linoleums  China Breakfast Sets  Decorated Teapots  25%P��  $4.95  $3.49  We're Giving These Away  At These Prices:  Men's Trousers $2.50 Pair  Odd Sizes  Drop In And See The targe  Selection Of Unadvertised  SPECIALS  Thursday/March 18th  Clearance On Records  "Frigidaire" Ranfe   was   $269.75  SPECIAL,$225.00  "Beatty" Washers} $66.50 Trade-in  "Thor" Refrigerators   -   8 cu. ft.  ' As Low As $289.95 ;  "Duo-Therm" Heaters from $84.95  We're Agents For  "GLASS - HEAT"  ELECTRIC  HEATING  Refreshments Will Be Served  From 2:00 To 4:00 P.M.  LOOK!  A Free Ticket On  Each $2.00 Cash Purchase!  Prize: A Mantle Radio  Draw���Sat. March 27th 5:30 p.m.  A Complete Line Of  BUCKERFIELDS  Seeds And Fertilizers  NOTE  We're Proud Of Having The  Nicest Store To Shop In, And  The Best Stock On The Peninsula, Arranged For Customer  Convenience  Special Service, Please Note:  On Major Appliances, items which  are not carried in stock may be purchased from our WHOLESALERS in  Vancouver. If they are purchased  through us, and billed through us,  we will be pleased to pay the freight  charges on the item, and the shopper's  travelling expenses to Vancouver and  Return.  Phone 32  a  Buy At Home And Save"  Gibsons  _Jto.~i��rWal���.AJA This Also Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  ���The Kinsmen held their  General meeting last Thursday  March. 4th, at the home of G.  Kuniter. It was a very good  meeting with the Ladies in  ��ttendance. That building you  see on the playground is the  Kinsmen's Club House and it  will be' in use for the first time  this Thursday.  Last Wednesday the Jackpot  of $50 was won by Mel Hough  at the Gibsons Theatre. ,  The management of the Gib-  eons Theatre has started a Merchandise night on Fridays. Last  Friday a $i0 Certificate on the  Sunset' Hardware was won by  Mrs. Peterson. You have your  choice-of several merchants.  Police Court Nevus  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  Last week, it appears, the  Coast News made a slight error  in reporting the awards of the  Magistrate in dealing with some  offenders in the matter of speeds  on highways. Let us correct our  report: Fines assessed in the  cases of Fladager, 'Howlett,  Lunn. Jackson, and Parnwell  were all ten dollars and not five.  This week, in Magistate Johnston's Court, there were further  persons accused of violating the  traffic regulations. Cecil Kenneth Chamberlin, of Gibsons,  paid a fine of ten dollars and  costs, for having exceeded the  speed limit at Wilson Creek.  William Carl Sacho of Madeira  'Last  Week- the   W.A.   Legion  ^    , ,.,.,- ,.  109   held  theUr  Election.   Newl Park  was   fl"e,d   the   same   for  President    Josey  speeding at Wilson Creek.  William Morrison, of Seehelt,  who had been travelling at fifty  miles per hour in the slow zone  at Wilson Creek was assessed  fifteen dollars and cost's. '  For driving' over the speed'  limit at Davis Bay, Dick Gray  of Roberts Creek was fined ten  dollars and costs.  Paul Sankovyoff, of no fixed  address, was found guilty of desertion and gross negligence  towards has family. He was sentenced to six months' imprisonment.  For exceeding the speed limit  at Selma Park, Alex George  Smith of Gibsons was fined ten  dollars and costs.  Drinking in a public place, to  wit,   on  the   Sechelt   Highway,  cost, Ralph John,Rogers, of Port  Mellon, fifty  dollars  and  costs.  One case of beer was also forfeit  r-      j. t   ,j  ���     x-u    t   ~- _. i to the Croiwn.  Scouts was held m the Legion       __ T^ ., ,     -.       .,  ������_,,,    ~     , _,6   ,        Harry   Konynik   and   Arnold  Hall,  Roberts Creek  on, March   ,...���.        m,'     - _, .   ���**������,,���  _   , ' . o  ... . t William   Webb of Port  Mellon,  3rd.  The main   purpose  of this ,      ���.     ,     ,   ���    ,     ���.  . '                 x,               ���    i.-         -were    each    fined    .twenty-five  meeting was the examination oil  , .,              ���,   _,        J   _,    .  '           ��        , ,                     ,  ,.   .     dollars,  and  Ernest Monn   was  the proposed by-laws and their ' .    -    ,  ���,\. mi -4       i fined One hundred dollars, and  adoption.   There   were   sixteen >       ,     ���       .  .      , ,       :  ^, cost's, for giving beer to minors  people present.  In this column we will try to  report to you the things " that  happen around and in the Village, so if you have anything of  interest to, report phone me at j  home, Gibsons 64U. or drop it'  in at'the Totem Realty.  officers are  Davies; Secretary Elsie" Herron;  Treasurer, June Peterson; First  Vice President, Vi Wilson; Second Vice President, Mrs. Law-  son; Sgt. At Arms, Mrs. Trigg;  Standard Bearer, Mrs. Cook.  Wish you Ladies the best in the  year to follow.  j-The local Bank of Montreal  is;: losing a good man and Ash-  croft is gaining one wheni Mike  Landry takes over his new  duties there. Mike will not only  be missed by the Bank but by  most everyone as he is active  iti many of our organizations.  Good luck to you and yours in  your new job, Mike.  The  manager   of   the   Co-op,  Mr. Frank Hay left to go back  to  Capeis  Casing  and we   have  Elsie   Duprey back   angain   in. i  the store. j  A meeting to further the Boy I  The Coast New*-  y Thursday,   March   11,   1954  Selma    News  mmmmmm^mmmmm^m^jmmimmwmmmKmmvmmwmmummmmam  "Mr. Ed Lea is slowly recuperating from his stay in Hospital. High bowler this week ihi  the Park Commercial team was  Tommy Reynolds, with 335.  Mrs. Foster hears from her  son and family in France that  they are having a 'wonderful  time starting their  six month's  stay.  . Tsey tell me that Stan Tyson  didn't step fast 'enough, and so  a tree grazed his foot'. Not serious though, happy, to say-  Mrs. Sydney McKay back for  a short visit.   ���  A little more activity around,  with a few of.the boys going  back to   work.  Most of the  folk; welcoming  the few nice days, are out clean-:  ing up their gardens and getting  thsm ready for spring .planting.  Softball is. getting  a' shaking  out  of mothballs. Meetings  are  scheduled for prospective teams  for this . summer,' and from all  angles it looks like we're in for  some fine ball games this year.  Noticed Betty Lumsden wearing a very snappy littie hat, and.  on   inquiry   found   she* is   now  "Betty^   Hats".   Will 'aemodel  your old-hat; and make a- very  smart creation for you, to your  own specification. ���:,  Students Start  "The Glad Rag"'  The students of the Elphinstone Junior Senior High School  have come up with" their own  House Organ, a little newspaper  which they run off on the Ges-  tetner and which sells around  the school for 2 cents per copy,  and fittingly titled "The Glad  Rag"  Coast News wishes tse Glad  Rag every success', and wishes  to express both congratulations  and sympathy. Congratulations  to the Students for their independence and ambition, and f orv  ward-looking spirit; sympathy  to the Editor and staff for what  we know tp be the griefs of the  Newspaper business.     ,  May we hope for the Editorial  Staff that, they never have any  late .correspondents, ; that their  advertising comes in made, up  and ready,.; that their proof,  readers are always "propf"  against tired eyes, late nights,  transpositions and inversions,.  . May the Editors haye the  courage- of their .convictions in.  expressing   their  honest   views.  GIBSONS MIXED BOWLING  y^Stars to J. Mainil 259, N. McKay 258, R. Godfrey 265, H.  Thorburn 315, W. Swallow 312,  Hi Thorburn 764���315, W. Swallow 701���312. Whizzbangs 2856,  Danidlojie's 25 points.  ANNUAL  MEETING  Anglican Parish Hail - Gibsons  Thursday, 8:00 P.M.      April 1st:  n Step With Spring!  "Smart Step'' Shoes, with Corded Sponge Soles,  Women's and Misses, Red, Blue, White.  Canvas Sandals with Nylon Mesh Inserts  in Brown or Navy. (Washabie)  Tiny Tots Shoes, in. Colored Canvas, etc.  Cushion Arch Supports, both Laced and Straps.  Kiddies Mocassin-Type Loafers, and many other  new, smart new Shoes, at  S   SIS  Phone 111 H  Gibsons  J  SAVE THE TAX  Buy That Appliance NOW  From The BEST CHOICE On The COAST,  And On The Most Flexible Finance Plan  Ever Offered.  ^ ��*S- LTD.  Phone 33  Gibsons, B.C.  Elphinstone Branch  Annual Genera! Meeting  Will Be Held In The  Selma Park  Community Hall  Thursday March 11th, 8:00 P.M.  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