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 ''*&*(&t';^)��^^^  Eightrfc^^oi^a^ica^ion  Vol 8  Thursday March 25,  1954  Formed On  Sechelt Water Rates  At a well attended meeting,  The telephones of the Fen-  jrfcula^ presently opeftated as  ��� , , ^ ,, a part of the Department ot  sponsored by the Sechelt Board Trar.cport of the Dominion  of. Trade and held in the Seehelt Government, will be taken over  Legion   I|all  on  Sunday after- and operatsd by ihe Bc   TeIe  noon1; a Citizen's Committee iwas  formed, comprising. Capt. Andy  Johnston (chairman), Mr. Kydd,  Mr. Parker, Mr. R. Jackson, "and  Mr. Duncan.  This Committee wall go into  phones as of April 1st.  The Canadian National Telegraphs will take over the Telegraphs of the area on the same  day.  At Gibsons, Harry Winn has  the matter of the increase in! been appointed Agent as before,  /the water rates, with the object ?nd the Office Staff will remain  of launching an appeal to the  the 'same.  Public Utilities  Commision.  At the meeting various' interesting facts, and points of view  were discussed. The only road  .to the intake is, CruciTs logging  aoad, and for some timeK main-*  /tendance and repairs' to 'the road  have >been negligible.  Selma Park resididents feel  they have, a very^reaj complajnt  at .the ~px>or pressure of water,  due, it Is peiieve<cl, to iixadequate  ra.ain > pipes. -From we water  user's point of view,' nothing  has peeh done in the paot ten  year^ or 'more to warrant the  enormous raise in tho Sechelt  "water rate.  Tony gargrave MLA, who had  conie- to��� -Sechelt-especially to  attend>vtt'isim^tuigy stated that  he had- p^n'r^^^  water problem,- in .the Coast  'News.'He?^d':^bat''kl^6ugh in  a few plaoes'ini the Province,  (the water rates ore; slightly  higher than the .new ifat'es ?in  Sechelt, most are? lower and he  expressed\yhis.' / wiiliinigtiess(y to  work with the-newly formed  Citizen's Committee, to, do what-  ; ever yhe couldyini theymatter. .0  the chair, that all citizens give  1lie Committe�� their. siuppOrt.  He asked them to attend. meet-,  ings, to turn out in strength,  and not to let the whole thing  die of apathy. *  At Sechelt, Miss Kennedy will  continue as Operator, Canadian  National Telegraphs, Mrs. Rankin' will be telephone Operator,  and the office staff will continue. It is understood that the  maintenance " and line crews  wall also continue in employment.  No word has been received  as to any additions or alterations  in the system, at the present.'  Published in  Gibsons,  B.C-  As Secondary Highway  The Village Commission, at their meeting on Tuesday night*-  being receipt of an 'account from W. Graham for Ambularice-  service, declared itself not Responsible for the relief of the poosr  or destitute, under the Municipalities Act, and returned tiler  account with an explanation. ��� -    ,  its share.  An appointment was made of-  The early classification of  Gower Road as a secondary  Highway was urged upon the  Government, and accompanying  that letter was to be sent the  estimate on reconstruction, as  received from the Adanac Company; If the Provincial Government assumes 75% of this cost,  the y_llage feels it can finance  it  it '  '���) l   7*  -  Hall Board  Elects Directors  TCA'? ^^PWERED yPLA;NE��| lie::relations directorKR;C^Mac-  13.00.0 Horse P'ower ,..-���.;-.^. ; 1 Inness, is one of four each of  .,. SUPER jpp^ER :HOUSE fq|: which develops a take off power  a Super Constellaltion isyshow]r| of 3,250 (13,000.inall) to propel  in this .unusual pho^ taken; af the Super Constellation alt cruis-  Montreai Shortly? after the; aS in,g speeds of more than '325  rival of the huge, new aircra^ m.p.h.; The' new planes, schedul-  lor service; on TCA's vrouteso Th^-- ed to begin .service . oitfthe North  engine ^ic^ dwrarfeyTCA: p^resi Atlantic^ oh-May 14; will acobm^  GfR. McGregor(right) and: pubr yodate 63 passengers.  At  a Sanitary and Dairy Inspector*;  Mr. B. Williaihs, as recoi-uxienv-  ded by J.A. Taylor, M.D. This-  appointment is not paid for from  Municipal Funds.; It ties "-ia. with  Health Units in the Province- ;a��^  does the Public Health Nurse's-  appointment.  Those delinquent in. the payment of waterra:tes,: it ^E^~-  decided, should be sent a;;���warning letter, stating yfhai;: i��-^p.  delinquent by April 6tti, W^rer--  seryices might be1 discontinued  without further notice!,  In  responsey, to., the   call for  The Minister of Fisheries, the t&nders   for,: (dearmg - of: sewen.  stretches of village right of ...way*-  one, tender was received. ;ItyWBsv  opened, and found to cofltajWijar  More Pinks'  The   C omm uri i^ty iHail  at  Responding to a plea; for support by the HaHB oaf d who w^re  six members short of the required- 12, public ^spirited; resir  Annual Bali  Huge Success  There was a really good crowd.  tuned out to the Firemen's Ball,  on March in Gibsons. The affair  was successful fom any angle,  lacXJorddng to (Smokey Stovers  and guests alike. The; hall was  gaily decorated in crimson and  gold, and Benny Stone's orchestra provided, the kind of music  the dances enjoyed.  bers, four were elected to  the  Board.-,';;* ������' ��� ������-  In tier annual report, the  secretary treasurer, Mrs. Grace  . Cumming, -who is retiring for  reasons of ill-health, listed the  number of donations made  during the. year to stich worthy  causes as Talent -Night, VON  Car Fund, Park Day and Salmon  Derby. New china and cutlery  had been purchased for the Hall  kitchen, a pump and fittings,  costing $181.55, had ;been inr  stalled an'd paid for and a ladies'  rest room.had been added at a  cost of $299.71. Mrs. Cumming  was given a hearty vote of  thanks for the fine work she has  done during her term of office.  In a short address, Fred  Barnes, the retiring President,  stated that is costs about $500  jk year to operate the hall. He  pointed.; out that in the event  this amounit could not bo raised,  .the government would take over  the property for taxes and close  Remanded  Fashion Show  At Madeira Park  The  Madeira   Park   PTA   is;  sponfebring a fashion show in thel  Roberts^eeklooMSew^  on! life Friday  ni^t'when ^l* ^  of the 22"perspns attending the j '����^'%f�� ^nili^:       ':;".^  fHall Board meetinfi joined the ^here,wx^b^ W1^^ ^orT  Mssocktibh.;, y.    --^ryy   fjl?^ ?er?S^;^^^  trlibuted   byy 'Nma's   Specialty:  Shop at'GardenBay;        v;     ' y  The  PTA  also  expresses  its  appreciation! of the lovely ���'��� pro^  ; Before his, Honor James Bruce  /Boyce, in County Court, y:Yari-y  ^couyer, on March 16th, Gordon  |Webster Cpchxani of Pender  ���Harbour pleaded guilty, and  ^Ronald Stanley Wray, also of  Render    Harbour,    was ? found  fgriaia.ot music oy: tne- KODens:^,;ifeU nn *w/>ivQ*.e.eU ���* 1-u^i-  eira Park  Ball team      *  Elects Officers  t  The Gibsons Merchants Soft  Ball team met on March 15th,  and'' elected officers for the  season. Business Manager, H.O.  Hincks; First Coach, Chuck Tom-  kins; second. Coach, Jack Clements; Honorary President, Harry  Reichelt; Honorary Vice President, Harold Wilson.  the Irvine's'Landing- Post Office  Last December.  Both men were remanded, in  custody, for sentence, .until  March 29th.  Hon; James Sinclair advised the  Fishermen    to   -increase    their  catch of pink Salmons in order  to have>this. fish, subject to In-j bid of $3750.00 for the complete  ternationial Agreement andeqiial   wcrk-   ��ie  submitters, ; Sword  division of catch,, arthe"Annual **&:. ^gens, were to he: serityff.  Convention of the^Uniited Fish. IettCr requesting a "bid :cm5;eachT>  'erme'n    and    Allied     Workers part of the work�� so tliat ithaightr-  Union, in Vancouver on March ' be awarded as it was possible to--  22nd: N finance, same. ���    .,���-'������  i   Mr. Sinclair described the sale ��� ���   Pa'rk-ng 'and   Traffic   regulars  of salmon to Britain,: and .com-j tions'   it  was noted,   were. notf.  mended, the Union pn their "Buy | beinS entirely adhered to, .andl  British"   activities,: Which help' -letters  were again sent, to askc  Britain's dollar'supply, and thu_4*or the^'����1**P1��te enforcement-  their  ability  to   buy   Canadian' "A ffrant to the Giteoiis Fublicr'  fish. He also mentioned Austral-1 Library was made available;'-ire.  ia's half-millioni dollar order,     ithe amount ^of $250;00. > y y  \' Fisheries Conservation in   all      By-law; 103 l was;- given  ^itgss  fields was described, and  men-  second reading, by the Commis-  PTA Discuss,  Plan Talent Night  With Mrs. J. Jack in the chair,  the RobertS Creek PTA covered  a great deal of business in their  There was a good attendance Wednesday night meeting,  at the meeting in the Standard Reporting on Talent Night  Motors Garage. The merchants ,planls, Mrs. piake feted the  of Gibsons have sponsored una- entry categories.. They are Vocal,  forms for the team, in blue, with Piano, Violin, Elecution, Duets  white trim. (vocal and instrumental), Choir,  There will be  a practice on   two   numbers,   (Senior   trio   or  April 4th, starting at ten a.m.,  more, Elementary trio or more).  tion  made   of ythe  appointment  of practical  ^he^rmen  to  the  -, erbriK of^:Pender 1 Harbour, and  Harold;Hellahd' of Prince Rupert  These nien are not special Fisherman's representatives but are  members of the GommissSon  whose additional practical knowledge aids that of scientific conservationists.  In connection with the Pink  Salmon, Sinclair urged-^the Canadian fisherman to extend their  fishing operations to the Western approaches to the Straits of  Juan1 de Fuca, in order to make  biggpr and better quality catches  Last  year  the   Canadian   catch  sioners in Committee, and reported as read to' the Village?.-  ���Commission; ./ ':ii^-^.';^_,^i;>>,y_^''.;..  Port Mellon  and players and fans are welcomed.  The Peninsula Softball League  The Floor Show-pUt on by the  Smokey Stovers was talked it down. .  .about for" day��. These dain>ty| During the election of off leers,  little figures, arriayed in their ithe chair was taken by Bob  cc^rfull baiifet costumes, per-j Cumming. He commended ��he  formed a delightful version of Board members for their fine  the^ Can--Cari,;asho'doubtit was fc^fort in spite of the lack of  never dreamed of in France.        -interest of the residents in the  Ballet dancers were B. Scott,  community. .  M. ^Fladager,, 'N/ - McJCay,    J.1;.  "The Hall," he said, -.-��� "is the  Wilson,   B.   Wilson,   D.   Davies  most   important   Imoney rajiser  and F. Feeney. They kept the we -have   in  the   district.   All QrmoaT. +, ^^ _���<.  audiehoe     in    convulsions     of  organizations   make  use   of   it .lously appear to help out  mirth.  It was, hard   to  realize including many from other dist  that these.pirouetting, posturing ��**��. The VON, PTA, Improve- inir.rt-rtronittn-_1 ^ ���r^���t  dancings  '^Is'  -could  possibly   ^ent    Association    and    others ;much convenience at present  . man a fire and hose. Evidently hold their dances there, enabling  they have many talents. -   ��� them to earn the' funds necessary  ������     During   the   evening,,   there J0 ca^ on ^eir ^ork' There-  were cigarette girls, circulating: iofe lt f UP *�� f <J al'd\^eTy  amongst the dancers and onlook- clt���n to support the Hall"      .  The  new Board  of Directors  consists  of President  John  Mathewis,   Vice President   Len  Allen, Secretary Treasurer Mrs.  J. Mathews. Other Directors are  m      .      , ^ , Mrs. R. Hughes, Mrs. L. Allen,  Thfej  flofcal   dOnstabulary  de-! ^ w   Boyte,   Mrs, A.  Weal,  clared that as well as an evening MtsE   WaUis,  W.  Boyte,  W.  of real fun th_s was pne,,o��, the; Gilhert)   F:   Barnes   <sn6   Keith  best conducted large dances he fright  had attended in the area;     -  Orchestra, Pre-school (group,  individual) and Variety, open.  Age groups are 10 and under,  will meet at Wilson Creek on 14 and under, 15 and over,  the afternoon of April 4th, at The Roberts Creek date for  2:00p.m., when. two. delegates ,the preliminaries.. is .set. tenta-  fom each team will attend. I tively at April 30th. In the event  Gibsons Softballers are hoping there are not enough entries to  to put up bleachers^ at the play7j,warrant the hiring of;the haU;  ing field/ and hope that a few j ,the local lartists may.-.go- in. with  planks cbmplete with hammers, another district. '  ers, with their wares. H. Doren  and J. Drummond made quite  striking figures in their dresses,  as well as ini their evening's  'profits.  and  strong   arms  will  miracu-  It is also hoped to put.a fence  above the bank (which, causes so  Gibsons PTA  Donates To  At their recent 'meeting  the  Entries must be in by April  9th. The fee is 25 cents.  A cheque for $76 was given  to ithe school for records, and  books. Five dollars was given  to Mrs. Rookes for the purchase  of- a book for the local libary,  A  capacity audience enjoyed?:.  the Concert in the Community-  Hall at Port Mellon last Friday y  eveningl;   when  both   children.  and adults entertained.  From the tiny tots who played;'  was forty percent to the Amer-j "The King's Breakfast",  to they;  ican sixty. He hopes this may  Ladies who presented  chuckles^-  be reversed next year. The use   in   the   form   of   Port   MeUort.  of  deeper nets will   also help, -gossip, rumor and problems, alE:  .   Insurance on fishing boats and seemed to enjoy performing as-  gear was described, in the Gov-  much as  the audience enjoyed?,  eminent scheme on1 boats up to  meir presentations.  $7500.00  at  one   percent. It  is      TilG Teen-ager?s quartet was-.  provihg   veryi  successful,   and   weU received.   Mrs.   Sherman'sr.-'  attracting more and more fish- delightful little Swedish Songs,.  ermen. f with the brief'explanatory notes >.  It   is  also  hoped to nave  a for ihose of the-audience who ��  Fishermen's Improvement loan,'had not the Swedish language,,'  were very pleasantly presented. .  similar to the Farmer's Improvement loan. -This tie6 in with  the Insurance, since nothing- not  insurable was a poor risk for  -loans; -  Fishing Gear Insurance is  being..started, beginning with  Lobster 'traps. It is expected to  be extended to cover traps, nets  and; long lines.  The limitation of Fishing  Licenses was discussed. It was  pointed out strongly that the  more licenses that were issued  to genuine commerc&al fishr-  men, 'the less would be the  returns to each, in the controlled  which is in her charge. It has   fishing   industry.   The. elimina-  long been the custom of the PTA  to add a book each year.  Mrs. C. Hillier, secretary, has  been chosen as a delegate to  attend the PTA Convention in  Vancouver next month.  In .Mrs. Lomas' report on the  tion  ofv sports  fishermen   from  the   commercial  license   field  Every performer,  from  Mrs.���  Schwartz and Marie Henry to��  little  Rocky  Zantolas,' had   ant,"  encore available whew the audi*:,  ence called for more. -' ���  Accompanist for the' evening;-  was   fourteen-year-old  Benny  .  White,- who  was'given spMciaK  thanks by Mrs. Westlake at the ���  conclusion of the program.  Corps Wll  Hold Meetim  F/O   N.D.R.   Dick,   and  LAC;'  and the-part-time fisherman who) J- Pym will speak-at a Servio_s-  fishes'iat the time'of the big runs- Club Luncheon  in Port Mellone  Gibsons PTA voted the sum of was a loss of $13.00.  fifty dollars to the joint PTA- annual dance,  she stated there  Teacher Scholarship, Fund.'  Mrs. Blake, reported that some  This dance is the Fireyp^epart-  ment's    one   .big   :funld^raisin|g  veJDiture annuity, under nra^ipi w?s used Ap answer a fire' ca,Jl  circumstances, an.d it is repo%e<i to KeaW Istjteind on Wednesday  Ithflt f^ncoiaiHy, /the evqfciling | afternoon, when the Korhone  wtas the success that was hoped place was reported yburniiig.,  for, and the Firemen know just. HarPld Fearn took the firemen  hem? much it will do for them.    | and their portable pump to the  . Speaking at the meeting, Joy  4*> school  children  evinced  in-  Elliot  gave an interesting  aed terest in forming a garden club.  inspired"'talk   on   the   United, Mrs.. Blake^nd; Mrs,: Jack ^agreed  Fip  CAW,  TO   KEATS Nations.     She     described    the to study the matter and.get the  The fish bpa^t."Western Pride": phy-sical pkm of the U.N:; and  children7 started'oft'  their  pro-  ���gave   a   brief   outline   of   this i^ctr  world wide organizatipn; which  is - Sftriving' for World; Peace.  Island. At press time no report  as to damiage had been received. Mrs. J. Jack  Mrs;;Ai."W.iWeal,-the-presideht,'  wasA-absenti-ort-' accbuitt ;of* ��11  health.. The next executive-meeting will be held at the home of  only,vwduld in time be affected.  Ho refuted certain published  articles to the effect that he was  not interested in the limitation  of" lileiises, and commented on'  the inaction of the Union to his1  requests for- their - opinions until  February this year!-  Rejstriotipn' <ot^fishing .areas  must- be done fdr-cpris_rviation,  he:' ex^lained^ b^t-^thaf ?did -not  prevrat^^he^fisheTnien ^frpm 'fishi-  on Thursday, March 25th. In the-  afternoon, they will hold a meetr--  ing. with  the   High  School  Students, and in the evening; s:.  meeting for the general public.  Friday, March 26th, these mete  will ,be in Gibfebns; whee they^  will meet HighJsch'odl���- Studenit-5r:  in 'thek aftierhobn,- ahdA hold ;air"  evehinig meeting-for -tile- geherailr  public/^   '-"-:;     -;' -'-'   ;--:".  Saturday - thley- willx visit r'��^bi'  ing-iri- areas away fronr "their; servation*  owh'dborsteps.''        '":   ; "  - The^-- Minister's '^speech    was  followed by a long and interesting question period.  .^d^will^fdlid^'--' ���'  this- wit^aft- ev^ni^ftifeeting. -  1  Gh-Sun<Myv*-'X|_^h^^8th,:^^-^  afternoon meeting is scli^y'.efi2"  for Irvine's Lawdixigv The Coast New?      Thursday March 25, 1954  ���m ' HOSPITAL INSURANCE  '���Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUiiL    NUTTER.    Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor  (Established IM5)  ���Published by Seehelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second  class  mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, ��2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  SSox rl28 Gibsons British Columbia  G*dt  it  tlonaid  Retail Merchants  Association.  In reply to the letter in the  Coast News, March 11th, by the  Retail Merchants Association, of  "Vancouver, Mr. G. Deacham  objects to the Government's  action in removing payment of  hospital premiums and attempting socialization of our hospitals in B.C. Be aslo states that  87 percent of tlie members Association are opposed to the increase ini sales tax from -3 percent to 5 percent.  What does this increase mean  to  the  average   person?  They   were   paying,   if. married,     $39.00    yearly  premium. . They   pay  IDOLS WTH CLAY FEET  More Roads^and Exports-ForEcuador,  The welling  tide  of scornful  critiscism  that is  reaching  ominous proportions must lead us j  ���to  believe  that  there  is   some- j  thing    definitely    wrong    with \  some of our ideas of education, i  The furore in our own dis- j  tact over recent disclosures in i  court are indicative that things!  ai-e surely wrong somewhere.  The parents . appearing in court j  apparently' are not all sodden!  morons, whlom ��� the do-gooders,  are unable to save. j  This writer knows some good  local folk who are fretful of this  aura of deceit and resentfulness  hospital in Nheir own children which is  this  no! obvious to all, and are at a loss  The new addition to the Sales Tax in B.C. is causing mueh  ���discussion, and many are concerned, not so much with this  two percent as with how many rnore units can be placed on! widow,  the amount in. extra 2  .a gullible public, many of whom agreed   with the* 'lower percent sales  tax   would have  more.  In order  to expend ���.the !��� to   cope   with  sum  of  $39.00 in  sales tax  at   household  an extra 2 percent they would  have to purchase nearly $2000.  of taxable goods. If single or a  it   in   their  own  spending-, lower taxation, lower borrowing' .policy which got  '--robes in the last Provincial Election.  When the Provincial Hospitalization scheme first got  ���sa&der way, Hospital charges immediately soared, and* have  gaot yet levelled off. With this new method of collection, it  -would seem that the income will be considerably greater  ���^though who is to know?)", and one now expects that hospitals  ^��ill again up the number of employees, the avenues of expenditure, and the eventual cost to the public,  Even this could be borne, if it were guaranteed that  -eventually all areas should benefit' to the extent of the con-  .sttaction of local hospitals in outlying areas. So far, there  seem to be no entries of that nature on the books for the  iarture. ���.��  Ireland took care of this situation in a 'completely painless manner, with all the world contributing to their needs,  ^Hjd enjoying every contribution it made..Why not Hospital  "Sweepstakes for British-Columbia ?  SHsiiinelaDd Employment  No one seemed ito believe the Ground Hog, way back on  Iflebruary second. Since then we've lived through Ash Wed-  j_esday, St. Patrick's Day, and the Official Beginning of  :.Spong- Now perhaps we'll actually have that much desired  ^season. .'..-���  TlVis section of British Columbia seems very dependant  4m the Seasons, even more so than the flowers, birds or other  -wild life. ���  '<���    :     ; v   !-;���"',"  When the,wintry climate fades, work begins, businesses  ^expand, and generally we once more become" the "Sunshine  Coast". While we are enjoying the sunshine of ftiore employ-  imeat, more payrollss, more business, let us not forget that  unless we ourselves work to make it possible; there will be  s����H -wiether winter of gloom, insvatixi-.0$ ,a' year-rpand 'employment vit something. -��� '  The Boards of Trade of the Peninsula have held many  Tweighty discussions on the problem, end no doubt there are  many-pwvate persons who have done a bit of brow-furrowing.  "31iere must be more than thoughts^and words, however.  Everyone on the Peninsula is concerned with' ths prob-  Hem of .continuing employment, directly and indirectly.  Perhaps the summer of 1954 might be. looked back upon  jLsoixieday as the Year of Accomplishment, if even a small  i-lnsginning can be made towards steadying the line on the  to purchase around $1350.00 of  taxable goods.  , When you come to the low  income and pensioned groups  they just cannot afford to buy  much in the way of goods that  are taxed under the Social  Service tax, so cannot suffer to  any extent, . if at all, by the  change made recently by the B.  C.   Government.  In 1949,1 was on a deputation  to the Hon. Geo. Pearson, then  Provincial Secretary, and I expressed ' the opinion that the  B.C. hospital insurance should  be colloected fromrt income" tax:  However, it could not be collected in that manner.  Tlie money to replace loss of  In my-opinion, this condition  has one  definite, cause at  least  that cannot be denied, and that  is that we have men and women  going  to school  for  no  useful  purpose. This age group is long  past   the   bugbear   of   "self-ex-  ;prMsf6n^'''an;d:'"'<should' be  dealt  with   as -adults.   This   gang   is  taken by the younger students  as a shining example,  v   I should say that the School  Board have been delinquent in  coping with this matter as there  have   been   flagrant   cases   of  misbehaviour that should have  warranted immediate expulsion.  The teachers are hired to teach,  and they should not be regarded  as baby sitters or policemen. I  suspect if a firm stand was taken  by.i tlie Blaard" on discipline,  it  will be carried out.  When these louts and gowks  who are only at school for fun  revenue frfom cancellation of! and games misbehave, they  hospital premium system must' should be immediately asked to  come from somewhere.  Let us leave, and stop not ora order of  Lack of roads and a good port ha* toeen keeping �� ihare of Ecuador'- export*, such as bananas (see bottom photo), coffee and cacao-  from reaching ready markets. United Nations technical amiatanon  experts have been working with the Ecuadorian Government ok  plans for more roads and a new port at Guayaquil. Recently,  the lnUrnati��nal Bank for Reconstruction and Derelopaent a��-|  proved an ^MMSW^ft*"to ^^dor, for road constenetlbn In that  country. Top photo shows'ebMtiqwftfaa on Giuyaqui^Q��ive4��'ltoad,  give the Government a fair  opportunity .in making the Provincial Hospital scheme work;  The Retail Merchants Association states that a sales tax  discourages American tourists  from purchasing in B.C. Is it  not true that some states in the  U.S.A. have this type of tax?  ���      Yours Etc.,  ���  Robt.  Macnicol.  r-' ���:i���x^ r-. -*A:\ ��������"������::��� ���-������ '���'��� :\  Editor's jNote: One's attitude towards, an additional Sales Tax  j seems to depend on where in  life one sits, whether beginning,  and therefore in the 'Spending'  bracket,  or  concluding,   and ;,in  their going. Failing this, there is  a policeman in the district.  ��� If it takes 10,000 dollars of the  taxpayers money to bring one of  this sort of fruit to graduation,  and I see one of these chaps with  a mustache bouncing a ball up  and down on a wooden floor like  a gorilla, ithen  one must  come; air for first time  to the conclusion that we are all  queer. i  New Air Shows  For CKWX Station  CKWX is blossoming forth  with two new shows this spring.  On Monday, March 22 the Peggy  Lee Show and the Player's  Sports   Desk, will   take   to   the  Songstress    Peggy    Lee    has  been   featured Ufe'.' One  of the  ;_�� Here   are ,some   figures.that. ^-^^th^gho^ HoffiWStars  perhaps are subject to discount,  from   Ithe    American    research  for the past few months but has  now taken off on her own hook:  team Kraus - Hirschhmd,;New.j ^ ^'^ toelat^'hi;^  York   University.   Taking   two!,,        .   .v_ . -^   ,.._-_.,���  th��   'saving  bracket',   possible' Italy and Austria on' muscular  thousand American school children and their counterpart from  on  exemptions may make   the  lot! develoomentjhe final figures in  of. . young   families , easier, ... but  we haven't information on these  as yet. ���...,-.-  A winter's holiday is a pleasant thing, when one can  -sustain .life and credit through that period, but when it  oa&eans, as it so often does, the scraping of the bottom of the  ���sayings barrel, the straining of neighborhood credit to the  snapping point, and the loss of many items of property in  ����srder to keep going, one is tempted to leave this vaunted  "Sunshine'' for the greener clime of steady employment.  Tlie. Peninsula without workers would be a sorry spot  Meed, where the fog and gloom of depression and despondency could soon take over. ���  From "Do You Know?"  OWS  if Merchandise  RODGER    GILES   SURGIN  Parish dark and skulemaster  'SJroser & Hurfdertaker .respectably informs Ladys & Gentle-  anen. that he drors teef without! and all zorts of swatemaits in-  ^��ateing a minit. Applies laches | eluding taters sassages and other  ��every hour. Blisters on the low-1 garden stuff. Bakky zizars.  test tarms and vizicks for a j Lampoyle tay kittles and other  gpeiiny   a   peace.   He  sells   god i initoxzikatin  likkers,   a dale  of  weazles and all country dances  tort at home and arboad at Per-  fekshun perfumery and snuff,-th  all its branches as times is cruel  bad. I begg to teel ee that I has  just beginned to sell all sorts of  stashoniary ware, cox* uens vouls  pigs, and all other kind of poul-  NEW EXERCISE DATE  The Ground Observer Corps  exercise which it had intended  to hold on the 28 March, tl954,  is now going to be held* on April  11th,  1954.  The whole of Vancouver Island,  Gulf. Islands and ��� Coastal region will take part. !- :   '���  New Hydro Power  The first of two units of the  Waneta hydroelectric power  station, each consisting of a 120,  000 h.p. water wheel driving a  75,00 KW generator, lias just  baleh;-pil/aced hr operation ;at.  Waneta, British. .Columbia. The  new plants designed and constructed by Stone and Webster  Canada, Limited, Trail, B.C.  Power provided by the new  station, located on the Pend d'  Oreille River just north of the  try. Blackin-brishes. Hen-ins.1 U.S. border, will feed into the  Coles, scubbiW-forishes. Traykel network of the Company which  and Godley Bukes and Bibles.! already owns and operates four  Miss traps brick dist Whisker-j hydroelectric plants  in B.C>  heeds MorrelPokkerankerchers.  the tecit was Europe 8.5 % American i8.3%. This was the percentage of failures. Rather disquieting I should think.  I am of the opinion that  corporal punishment for certain  types of misbehavior is a necessity, and the sooner the Board  and the teachers grasp this  nettle, all concerned will be  better off.  , :- . "C.Y. Nical".   ���-  ��� "  Sechelt  Grows Again  :. Periodically the Village of  Sechelt, bursts at the seams, and  has a period of growth to ac^  comodate its increasing businesses.-   '. .. ..   .    ... ...  .This, time, the extra accomodation will be in the neighborhood of the Village Center. With  the contracts being let for the  new Post Office-Bank-Business  Office Building east of the Fire  Hall, it is expected soon we will |  see activity on the site. Across  the street, Kurluk's Electric and  C & S Sales are already clearing the trees from their building  lot. They will have a building  sixty feet by fifty-five feet be  well as sing; a few songs herself.  . Well known local sportscaster,  Bill Stephenson will commence  a ten minute series of sports-  casts at 7:15 ;every week night.  Bill will bring his listeners a  complete coverage of all the  major sporting events both local  national and international. He'll  also feature the voices of the  sportsmen' themselves.  INVESTORS  MUTUAL  Learn about this easier, simpler j  way to share in Canada's ��K- ;  patvding industries.     Ask your ��j  Investors Syndicate represent*- !  tive for full details. ;  Write or Ph<?ne  District Manager  S780 Cambie St..      FA 1931 L��  Vancouver, B.C.  MANAGED AND  .    DISTRIBUTED BY  INVESTCirfS SYNDICATE'  .     OF CANADA LIMITED  INVESTORS  syndicate  i.i m.< i t D  FOR SEEDS and GARDENING SUPPLIES,  See Our Stocks Of  //  //  fathers  kordales.   Kutsi Korns.  ^Einyonis. Doctors bosses. Clips  3_*on_ries wance; a munth & un-  c_?_|-lakes: to luke arter every  Ijcdies naylas by the ear, joes-  Starps penny wissels.. Brass Kan-  <elsticks, fryinpans & other moo-  ziksl Hinstruments hat grately  3ieydoosed figers. Ypung ladys &  fruit, hats. Zongs hareoyle. pat-  tins bukMts. grindstones and  other aitables. Korn and bunyon J  zalve and all hardware. I has|  laid in a large azzortment of  trype, dogs mate, lollipops ginger-beer matches and other  pickles. Such as Hepson salts  hoysters, Wrinzer sope, Anzetrar  The dam is-a gravity type  structure providing a head on  the water wheels of 210 feetjtween them- R is to be started  its maximum height is 250 as soon as clearing permits,  feet with a length on top of .Down me street, the Walker  950 feet. The spillway allows Brother's addition to their build-  for a maximum flow under iirS Supplies has already taken  flood conditions of 280,00 cubic shape and has a roof on.  feet  per second   through   nine!  * 'Chief Caldwell seems to have  ^entlemem lames their grammur .old rags bot.and zold here and  send langeudge in the purtiest  scanner. Also grate care taken  ��bJ1' their morrels and Spellin'.  i^iea zarm-zinging tayching the  ftcass vial. And.oil other zorts of  -Saxscy   vjorks.   Quadrils   pokers 1  nowhere else. New laid Heggs  by me Roger Giles singing birds  keeped sich as howls donkies  paykox. Lobsters, crickets. Also  a stock of celebrated . brayder.  J.   tayches   grography   rithmetic  gates. Space in the power house  is provided for two additional  units of the same capacity as the  two now being installed.  cowstick9 jimnasticks and other  chyneesticks.  .   Gode save thee Kinge.  A remarkable Signboard discovered in a Cornish Village  now in the Horniman Museum,  London,  England.  Buckerfields Better Seeds  FLOWERS, VEGETABLES and LAWNS.  SEED POTATOES:  GREEN MOUNTAIN ��� 25 lbs. ............. $1.30  EARLY  ROSE ��� 25 lbs -v....................,.$i:30  W.ARBA ��� 25 lbs .\ ��1.65  LAWN GRASS SEED;Vve^     .^^.^^id' fi.m  FERTILIZERS Etc -^      L ;  AGRICULTURAL LIME, UPLANDS SPECIAL,  FRASER VALLEY GOLDr VIGORO, PEAT MOSS,  MILORGANITE and BONE MEAL.  "ROOTONE" Plant Hormone Powder. pk&  ...... 35c  Garden "NITRAGIN"    17c  CHLORDANE DUST in Pumper Cartons ........ 79c  COMPOSTING COMPOUNDS  "FERTOSAN"       "ROT-IT"       and       "CONVERTO"  "TWISTEMS" for Staking Plants  Per Package 250 for 55c  come to a slow spot, because  of doing work for others. He  will not be long however, in  getting> his building completed.  * Certainly in Sechelt the 'old  .order changeth, yielding place  to new'. Those summer visitors  who regularly visit will see  many improvements since their ;  last sojourn commencing with  the Standard Station as they  enter the village, and continuing  fight throuyh.  John Wood  HMDWM  H  ;s  "Your Home Owned Hardware"  Phone Your Hardware Number: 32, Gibsons ..  Don't forget the DRAW on the Mantle Radio,  with one ticket for each $2.00 cash purchase.  The winning ticket will be drawn for on  Saturday, March 27th at 5:30 p.m. FOE QUIGSr SALES  trSETHS COAST NBWS  CLASSIFIED  no-na  Optometrist.  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office    Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service f  Sechelt  IS  We Have A Fine Display  of Easter Confections and  Novelties. Bunnies, etc.  By ARIES  Lt.  MYRTLE  ALLEN  VISITS.  Visiting her sister and brother  in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Reg Henton  was Lt. Mrytle Allen, of the  WlR.E.N. She has been ��� on inspection tour of western W.R.E.  N. branches, with a series of  Informative talks about navy  life for women. She spoke at  H.M.C.S.  Discovery,  Vancouver  doll,  and Mrs. Marion MacRae  luncheon set. General Convenors were Mrs. Alice A. French  and   Mrs.   W.   Toynbee.   Home  cooking, Mrs. A. Batchelor and  Mrs.   Madge:  Hblyirodj,   Raffles  Mrs.  C.  Wheeler and   Mrs.   E.  Uttley. Door, Mrs. R. Mitchell,  Decorations,   Mrs.  J.   Peterson,  convening- ithe  tables, - Mrs. ���-;G.  Reid, Kitchen Mrs. Toynbee and  Mrs. D. Erickson. Tea* was opened by President Mrs. J. Lucken.  Mr. Jack Woods is in hospital  Sorry to hear our old friend  NEW STAMP  ISSUES  Four  new  Canadian  stamps  will shortly go on sale at post  f,  Thursday March 25, 1954        The  Coast iMews  Weekly  Co!  umn  Tony   Gargrave  and had a show in Vancouver. for  an  operation.   A   real  old-  on R.C.N, films showing the car-, timer, Mr. Woods. Hope he will       -. . Tl      ,    . ,   ..  ...      , , ,, i.     , ���-;r  ���������   - r .     One   of  the  features   of  the  eersofffered. reserve   or   full  be back.soor. y-      Legislature that interested  two  toe personnel in the navy. Lt |     Good reports cormngm^about; hi h ^^ stu(Jents who visited  Allen was one  time   editor  of Mr. Stuarit Killick. Still has to  vGive: Our'! "��� ���  y.y ^/.;A--Try.y..   y"   ,;-  -We JHave A Complete Line  ,this  paper   'The   Coast  News':  when' it first started,  and had  the office in Sechelt. y  LEGION L.A. TEAv  Harps and Shamrocks were  much in evidence at the tea  held in the Legibi Hall by the  L.A. to branch 140, at which  approximately $70.00 was raised. Winning prizes on the raffles '���' were Mrs. Ruth .��� Mitchell,  a ham,  Mrs.  Stuart Killick,  a  Our Spring Supply Of  MARINE and HOUSE  ;;  ,; ';.";��� : v- PAINTS���-';-;������ ^  Is; Good.   New Colors.  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supi  x'ly Ph��ne *I6y^iyyy'\  pander harbOuiv  les  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  Now Is The Time For ,  SPRINGv REPAIRS  Put Your Car Iii Shape  For Summer Driving;  ���V,:. FRANK SOLNIK:  Phorie 48 C  Sechelt  undergo  another  operation.  Mr. Moorhouse, Mrs. C. Linton's father, is getting along as  well as can be expected. Mrs.  Linton is still in Vancouver.;  . Mr. Herbert Fowler, visiting  his brother Mr. Tom Fowler  after an absence of forty years,  is now in Vancouver where he  will stay till the end of-the  month. He then returns to Detroit, U.S.A. Liked Sechelt very  much. y;  Teddy Johnson is - just seven  years old, the son of Mr. and  Mrs. Leo Johnson. Had- a nice  party with all the trimmings,  cake with seven candles. Helping celebrate were Micheal arid  Paul Toynbee, Geoffrey Whitaker, Chris Smith, Mark Steele,  John Gordon., Stephen Wheeler  and sisters Ciarolee and Arleney  Games, were played and then  the party all went to the show.  This advertisement is not published or displayed by >       y-  ffce Liquor Control Board or by the; Government of British Columbia.  STUDENTS  WORK .;.";.  CONSIDERED PROMISING:  Victoria  recently   were  the  Standing Committees.  These committees, such as  Forestry and Fishing^ Private  Bills and Standing Orders, and  Municipal Affairs, study Bills  and other, matters referred to  them by the Legislature.  One  important  committee  is  the "special" committee on Redistribution; This committee has  been   instructed  by  the  Legislature to investigate the boundaries     of    British    Columbia's  i electroral districts with a view  | to eliminating (multiple-member  ridings.  They will also attempt to  increase parliamentary representation from those congested  parts of B.C. such as Delta,  Burnaby and the city of Van<-  couver.  The multiple-member. ridings  return two or more members  to the Legjlsftature. Examples  are Vancouver East, Vancouver  Centre and Vancouver Burrard,  which return two members, and  Vancouver Point Qrey and the  City of Victoria,"which return  three members. So we see that  offices across ^ Canada, according to Gibsons Post master, J.  Marshall.  There is a five cent stamp,  with' a new portrait of Queen  Elizabeth, a ilive cent stamp  bearing a picture  of a beaver,  a four cent one, a walrus and a  15 cent stamp with a gracefixS.  bird in full flight The four and  five cent stamps are of the 'W��_S  Life' series. These stamps will  be of especial interest to philatelists. ���  %  :-*��.���*  Oiie. of the .teachers from; 'Gr."  Sevenv.,of.:.theL_phinstone.;/Jr.. AO        A. .,.........  Br.   Highschool,   has ���.reque^ythou^l^ 48 jMLAVthere  publication ��� ;of:   the    following! ar^fe�� constituencies;-  .  poem,   written" by  one   of  her.,. The v qojnmittee on redistribu-  pupils,  Wilson  Anderson, 'aged ^n..���il be a<'contihumg   com-  twelve.  at..  FARMERS' INSTITUTE  General Meeting  , 8:00 p.m.  In the r^rish Hall  African Violets & Gloxinias,  And Garden Rendezvous  Will Be Shown.    .  All Welcomed.  ?**>  With every purchase  amounting to 87.00,  including a selection qf  CANADA    PACKERS  PRODUCTS  we'll give you entirely  FREE any one pieee of  Wm. Rogers DuBarry Silverplate  HERE ABE  SOME  SUGGESTIONS OF  CANADA PACKERS PRODUCTS  m  Kernel Corn .. 20c Dill Pickles .  Margene .. 42e      Domestic Shortening .  CLAYTONS GftOCE  35c  32c  Phone 87  Sechelt  ���   "SPRING"      :���' ���     .  Children  of- Spring^  We tidings bring,  , Birds soon-will sing  That Winter's  over.  And oh\ the lea  You soon will see  The belted bee  Amid the clover.  ' We came to say  All the long day   ";-  .. Lambs are afc-piay  Where grass is growing.  The city street  We make more sweet  And there you meet  Us all, a-blowing.  Selma Newt  "T  n  by E. Nestman. 'v  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearson  have moved to Roberts--Creek,  Mirtei. Wake_ield?s. mother is  moving back to Porpoise Bay.  Selma park and Sechelt will  combine this year and have a  softball team, composed of the  firemen's uteam and the boys  from Selma Park.  AnotSfer puppy casualty t on  the highwtey at Selma. Mrs.,  Markoff's "Bingo", victim this  time.  Glen Wilson, came off second  best in a brush, with his car  along the highway, car a casualty. Guess he will be walking  for a while. Tough luck Glen.  George Flay is back from the  ' We^fr''<^b^^hp^;ytoysfoyyior  a while. ���'��� .������'������-  Glad to hear Mrs. Fred Mills  is home from hospital and O.K.  again. '  An epidemic of colds around  the district, nothing serious,  but very annoying.  Fred HolBand is nursing a  sore hand, cut at work.  Would  like to wish Granny  McEwen  all  the best   for  the, examine the proposed southern  coming year.  Unable to attend' eytension.  her birthday party  Mar.   13th.   ���*-   This little lady is around the Ufie The Coast NeW5 classified  90 year young mark. I  CHECK VALUABLES BEFORE VACATION  You can leave home all set for a carefree holiday,this  summer by putting your papers, jewelry and other objects  of value in the protection of a safety deposit box.  A safety deposit box costs very little at the Bank of  Montreal. You can rent one for less than two cents a day-.  It offers you first-class protection the year 'round. j  Drop in for a chat with Mike Landrey, accountant of  the Gibsons and Sechelt B of M. Hefll gladly show you the  bank's vault and a safety deposit box suited to your own  particular needs. Adtvt. ,  mittee and meet for two "or more  successive years before it finally  alters the boundaries .of the  Province's electoral districts.    '  ' .Two other ' con_mittees have  been" in the "limelight lately.  They are the Standing Committee. ...on Railways and the  Standing Committee on Labor.  The Standing committee on  Labor has been standingi doing  nothing, ever since it was set  up. It was originally constituted  as window dressing to' appease  labor. It ������meets^onbe a~ year to  elect its chairman and secretary-  then the Government majority  quickly adjourns the meeting  before it can do any other  business.  You see, a Legislative Com  mittee can only haridle bushv-  ess that has been referred to  H by the Legislature. In other  words, if the Government does  hot give it,;v*ny^:w^o^^tp^T^,it  cannot function.  The  committee  on.   Railways  which usually  sleeps Iromv one  session to the nest* was rudely  awakened this time.  POOR OLD PGE  ' The poor old P.G.E. has been  whistling its way around the  parliamentary corridors ever  since the session began, trying  to get into the Committee.  As one Victoria columnist said  "Those M.L.A.'s must be tired  out after working on the railroad all the livelong day."  , The CCF w-tnts the whole  question referred to the Railway committee, so we can ._?ee  if there, is any truth to thos$  apparently   imposing  economic  Gibson (Liberal, TJllooet).     !  Frankly, I don't give much  .weight to them. I think the PGE  must be hooked up immediately  to the Lower Mainland railway  .,syjstem. Howevem, l have* an  ppen mind on the matter. -The  .Standing Committed on Rail-  ,ways is the place to call-wifc-  ner^ses, -wseigh  ev^Sdeitee, ^njd  "���>v/.  9 A 3��M Qt ��00B 0UOIB��H-P  Your BNS Manager is a  good mail to know. In  Squamish and Woodfibre he>  is.Af. O. Colwell..;.  :~^  ���:\  '������:.  From the  Wisd  f Great Men.  ���'��  4-'V��>.  am  The   statesmen   nrho-   ��hould    at*C  :- tempt to direct -pthfjeOh^-..pa^pXm- i.t$-  what maarmeT -they- -tnaj^it1 to-��m^  pier their capital would abt only-  load himself with a most unnecee^  sary attention, but would uiunw  an authoxity whie_t   eould iafelf  be trusted, mot ozdy to no &aq\m  penoxw   but   to   mu��   coub^I  or .  ceoote    whatcoever.    and    whi��& .  would  nowhetre be   so da��6f��xou��  as in the  hands of a ^aa .'wb?.  bad folly mod presumption enough  to fancr himself fit to excetcUe it*  Sir Winston  Churchill  We nsust beware of - t-ying-.-to  build -a: society m which nobody  counts, for anything - except ��� a  politicaia or an. of facial^���a .society  in which effl^eaprise gaios >no xe-  wazds and thrift no prhrileige. .  ���*J  General Gordon  England was made by adventurers, not by its Government, and  I believe it will only hold its place  by adventurers.  BRITISH COLUMBIA FEDERATION OF TRADE AMD SNDUSTWV The Coast News       Thur-jday March 25, 1954  Port Mellon  (  I Briefs  by Mrs. Swan  Last Rites For  Joseph fitchett  TOO MANY SEXSMITHS  Last  week;   wtien  reoe'lving  her son Willie was in charge of  ijthe Sejxsrtuth, ��Albertai school  a big enough job in itself. How-  A most colorful, varied career  came   to  a  close  on  Thursday  The first meeting of the new   Ust near-midnight   with   the  executive   of   the    Community  deaih in shaughnessy  Hospital  Club was held in the Cafeteria  of  Joseph  Aubrey  Fitchett,   of  a  report  from   Mrs^   Wilander   ever> it ^ the Sexsmith school  we neglected to make sure just  Vancouver, where Willie holds  which Sexsmith was referred to,' >or^  and the report finally read that  Monday Night.  It was  a   very  eibsons>   in  his   seventy-fourth  j enthusiastic group,  and several  ' projects were discussed.  j     First jobs   to  be. undertaken  are the  cleaniiaiig of the" Children's Playground 'and the Tennis  Count. The Company has prom-  I is_$ co-operation, and also the  . furnishing    of    any    materials  I required.   ^  ;  year.  Born in London, England in  1880, Mr. Fitchett first went to  sea at the age of thirteen, aboard  a fishing vessel. Two years later  he obtained a post on a yacht,  on which he sailed all the Norwegian waters, and then to the  ^  aft*    >**<&     ��e*f''  ���_.. . ���.. .,        ,     ,      ... West Indies. Later, he went to  i     Mrs. Wiren, the school pnnci-   ..       --     .      .   .,,-   ; _.  , ������  ���   .   ;  * ���.' -. ,   the   Merchant   Marine   service  i pal,   reports -a   very   successful       , ,,       .    _   ���    ��� ���   i_��� *  i~ *i        y   i -i  ���    a.t        i-    ���.   and then to passenger boat ser-  Opeu House held in tlie school     . *--_��..  i \T1CG  ��� last   Wednesday.   The   weather;        *    -  jwas nice, so there was a good During his duties wito pas-  turn-out to- see the children's s?n?*r *.*"*���� Mr- FitcheW  work.     ���������'.���    ">������  to see Mrs. White home,  came to know many of the f ore-r  most figures of the theatre and  ��ft'e*"th*e^ months in hospital.! oi business,-plying^ as h^ did  ������; ^M^?_Sfn^,W^tgate,arM two between London and New York,  small sons are "vi^tihS^Mrs^l^^1^6 ^ ���% * *un^  Wekgate for a week.     . J meh^rossmgs^.He slaw the 'Gay  ;;   TJie  Uhtery  Boanf reports ' ��*����***��� at^h^b*^, ,,, _.  ****** new books in the' children's  se^tJton^;.: ^ ''1 x .  :- 'jCj^p^tulatid'ns to   the Herb  Mer^ik&r .on'  the   birth   of   a  .-daughter, Eva Vivian.  -Mr. K. Gallier had a rush trip  Later, he was on the Lohdorc  Jo Australia! run'^ on the P. & O.  lines: yy'---"'" ���������-.-  He missed being aboard the  Titanic, when she sank, by merest chance.   All his  shipmates  but  t�� hospital to have his appendix were transferred/, to her,  yirerapved.-s^Setting along nicely.! for 'some, reason he had choseni  y^^slyy^GMie has flown toj ,to remain with'his old ship?  Toronto^after receiving word! Joseph had been married in  thait her mother is seriouily Ul: 1904/to Mass Alice RcsmaHiilL  ���r ^"���1".  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  -Have" You Decided To SeSI Yowr Property?  Then get as much action as possible from the start.  List it ALSO with John Coleridge: his connection with)  H.A. Roberts Ltd. branches provide many buyers.  ���.*!  n  ,.lie  Gibsons, B.C.  in that city.  .The faults, of, othersare like  headlightisr,' Jon   au'"���'" automobile.  Traiey  orioy seem*mo*re  glaring  'diah^dilrFofti?  1   J*:,hHU'   "��� �����  r  n  & BAk#����  IJPJ��fRIAL   Oil.   LIMITED  We suggest thiat you try our  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Service.  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  Accounts May Be Paid At To':em Realty,  Many of his wife's relativea  had come to t|ie Prairiea, so  there? too, went Joseph and his  i wife, to a"tarm,JOutsidey Biggar,  ; Saskatchewan. After somery^tsf-  6f fa-rning, the firet war.bjo^re  out. Joe joined the 'army, and  served for three years with the  48th lii^iiatrid ^gimefst, 96th  Batta^on,   isi Division,   CjlSiF.  During this wax, he was  wounded seriously,, and spent  18.months in.hospital.,  Returning    to    Canada,-he  v; Maxine Miller is a,.girl who  spebiaiizes: in doing yocil loops  for a living. Her pixie-like sense  of humour and talent as both  an laejtress artd singeiriwon[heir  thei.lefed role^ of Alfce, in."AMce  6t Orch^traii'a,'' 3, s^oiry of a  little girl who visits a-wonderA  ���������JwM;:y^:_;mu^^^r^to  how))' Keaia'.' in., 'k special series  dyer tlie CIJC^ "Traiis. Canada':  network.  ���-^���������r:\  Now OperatittJl  y- Sawmill Near Hopkins Landing  ANNOUNCING A BETTE!R DEAL IN LuSSeR:'  Mill Rough Grade, Grade 2 and Better: $55.00 per M  A Good Utility Grade Shiplap, and; 2x4: $25 and $30\R_  In Trucldoad Lo^    .  Sawdust For Sale at Mill  1  Phone $3J     (Evenings)  vGil^ris.  y\  >  .- ������  ���:-v:-f.-.-.-:,-: '"���'���:��� ..:;.���������:��� --'-:' .$������:���������< >'������-:  ic Water Wells Limitecl./  DRILLING CONTRACTORS  . Nanaimo, B.C.       *  Pacifi  Have just completed a Water Well-at  FENDER HARBOUR. B.C.  ii   SIX fNCH  DIAMETER WELL was. drilled  ���"to a depth of 37 feet in bedrock, and yields    .  ... file. ffa^ft^;$&%Q,O0$\wi transportation.  ���1,  Please��� "address encjidiries tftf Pacific1'Water Wells Ltd.,:  R.R. 2; N^aihiol B.G;.-    ���Phone ^Nanaimo 2170 Y 2  ..   ..... *��. GT$**' T^f����  ��� ���  -v;Exclthig..n^ws comes from the  Pratt Road in a most enjoyable  surprise visit to the Mitch kings  from friends' hailing from Waw-  ..-���.-__     -.������-. .    -      <*a��   Saskatchewan.  Not having  worked at farming, ^andm the ^n each ^^ for n     ^ *  ofl^^ons, vin^^ t^w^yr^m more it was quite a tongue wag.  Saskatoon: In- 1921   he decided &k]lg .^ ^ aU haad^,.  to go to Australia. In Vancouver j     ��     ���     ' ,  en   -route-  to   Christ   Church,j ^�� Jl^^ T* 2**'  ^  Australia,  he  met several rel, ^V^f * Pryo? ^ ^^ c^  atlv��:artd decided not to make Sf^T"^?-4���Gk*W*' G��S"  the trip. He came to Gibsons *J. ^k>: Gibsons^nd various;  instead ; points of interest that a return  visit is assured.  W^- G11fS ^^wll We welcoxneback Mrs. Stev-  SteUer started the 'Vet^ns.) eWs,wh5 h^be^^kmg tre^t-  fer^.wmchtl^y, operated until^^^^  1925:  That yean -the  Pitchetts ^tahii^^    ^    +k "?^-  .   .    __���'������������    . .��� ���.  ,7 ^&ia.PI^nea    for - the   summer,  moved, to Var^ouver, butkept.yWy bu- fe. ^  *1 S^r^^.-rl.^ifs ���� the good earth..paugh-  ter Margaret up ;to lend a helping hand and see that mother  .doesn't cvedo it. j  i Last the news item re the  Original Gower Poin*. Store reopening on the Chaster property gives the impression that  Mrs. Faye Johnston's Store is  closing ��� let me hasten/to say!  .that such is not so ��� it is still  LSTTfLE GIRLS' SPffHNG DRESSES  ^Bright Little/PrinttJs in  ^KRISK^Y"^  Cords Chevron "Cracked Ice" Etc.  MISSES and WOMEN'S     v  Smart Styles and Colors: Size^ 2 tot 14 years.  v;::'"L^^-Bi^VtT^i5rts"v''Si Various  ���'__���;��� Styles";.ai&-'Gbft$fe;''.' ':y'/vy'':...  MISSES DENIM SKIRTS and BLOUSES  All Spring Styles, Materials and Colors At  The Tasella Shoppe  Phono 29 J  Sechelt  1. * ;.  back and forth o_teri"eachr'year.  Meantime, he worked with. the  Vancouver'   Club,    untE    19^1,  when he moved permanently to  Gibsons in a  semi-retired cap^  acity. v,  In 1948, Mr. and Mrs. Fitchett  went  for  a- year's  holiday  to  England.  He first took seriously ill in  1950,-. an<d. went' to Shaughnessy I g0ing strong with, well 'stacked  Hospital for treatment. He'-has Shelves.  been back and  forth frbrH������the]":[ Mrs'. A.B.B. mm'ekeBaining  Hospital for lengthening period's Mr. and Mrs. Gre'orge %ebb of  Sinice then. >��������� ;the Reid Road   and' Mr   J   D T  .He was a man who had'seen  Smith at a most enjoyable din-1  and lived>ri*U6hY worked haM inr^ner  Party.  Hdally" e&hli^ng i;  ��0  many   liferent   capac-ties^l; hbw well and lovely looklig ihis"  He was: weH4iked by all who Remarkable woman is after'her'  ;knew him;^^:vv. :;   ���>..*.���,���*. a. >:>:p.-&fe and-tribulation^ ;.v vv ' I  He- -Is survived" by' his-wife, 1,'   Mrs^ %illiarii~Bow slowly -re-!  Alice !Rostoa >��tf^'Gibstqns^one .cuperatm^ after her"naty'iair  daughter, Riose^<(Mrs. rH^Harris Completiy'astounded at the at-1  of Prince G^&W&m-fa&tom ...tentive nursing bualities and do--1'"  Dick and-Jack; of-Gibsons; ���-^ ��� ���-���"} &&#��* ability revealed' by her  Mrs'; Fitchett was;a'm'emberVbl'^usbaji^ -yyrjjj      ������ .:����������������� ',y��� ���J^:-.    -.  (the AM ank_ An^aJons^-RobWts |   ^The--'s:P:  ':Smaies ' \sp6fting  greek^od^a^ ^^e-Gibson^ cunte a Laurel hed^d and greenf  Branteh of the Canadian Legion.' g.^tes_ helping to improve the  ;Ptt^,��^����---w6*fe--(heW(.. appearance of their' sea s^ide  ,m  Gibsons  ih the  St Barthol- home -  omew's  Church #ith  the Rev.|'    A bouquet to the weather man  ?:w^^-T:;S!J^^e;'Jhei^-,?,s   lovfely  ^nshiny. week-  Gibsons Branch" of -the Canadian ends.  Legion, with members of the  .Women's AuXillliary, attended  in force. The many floral offerings were a tribute to a well-  liked memberof the community.  Internment took place, in the.  Soldiers' Plot of the Seaview  Cemetery.  Tenders are invited for the purchase and removal of  the old school building at the foot of the playground  at the Gibsons Landing Elementary School,   y.:.  Tenders, marked "Removal Old Building'', will be received at the School\koard Office until 6:00 p.m. on  Saturday April 10th, 1954.        .      '. :  -i ���}  '���4 !     :  ��� i. '  The.highest or any hid. will not necessarily be accepted.  V;   The-Boaftf o��^ School/T^ust^es,'  ���:;''        'i&]) :' School district No^'4���; (Sechelt)v '  ��&���?&������::  1: > ��� ���  -VA/7  COOKIE  WEEK  STARTS MAY FIRST  1  . Girl Guide cookie week is  from the 1st to the 8th of May.  The week before . that, Guides  and Brownies' will be around  to take orders iand they hope  everyone will stock tip on  cookies.  Girl Guide cookie week is an  Annual event,  the cookies   this 1  y,o,o-   ore  the   shortbread, type j  ar"?   ������~'e most .attractive'-y pac- !  k.*,rrr;:' ���  ��?���  START RIGHT IN 1954  1  /fit  GENERAL   STORE  :-y?^'Sechelt,,RC. '���..'.;  Check With  HASSAN'S  For  General Supplies  GROCERIES  CLOTHING  FOOTWEAR  MARIN.E   SUPPLIES  ���'S  Phone   11-tr  PENDER  HARBOUR  MEATS>f ���;> ��� Saturday Only  Mature ^HEDDAR CHEESE; per lb. ......  .Prime RIB ROAST, choice; Gr. A lb.    RUMP ROAST, choice, Gr. A lb. :.  57��  5^>  LOCAL   COD   FILLETS  Per  Pound  29^  GROCERIES:     LENTEN   SPECIAL  "CLOVERLEAF"   Fancy Pink Salmon,  Tall Tins, 2 for  75^  "ROBIN HOOD"   Cake Mix   SPECIaLT  1 White and 1 Chocolate, both for .'.  51^  And a Free Coupon Worth 15^ on Your Next  Purchase of Eggs  DRY GOODS:  .  NEW  CHINTZES   For Covering Comforters etc.  ; FLANNELETTE SHEETS In Grey. White or  Argyles.   Reasonably Priced.  INDIAN .BLANKETS In Good Assortments. Halfmoon  Beams  F. Cormack  The district turned out iny full.  force to honor Gordie King and i  family- on the eve of their yde-;  parture  for Vancouver.  Gordie  has for the past, few years' been'  ,the  popular   manager   of   Half      March 25 ��� Gibsons -Legion  Moon Trading Post and the lOng   Kail,   Canadian  Legion  Branch  Thursday March 25, 1954      The Coast News  Date Pad  suffering mail courier bn^the  rural mail route here.. Friends  and neighbors from Sechelt" to  Kleindale ���gathered;' in the.^vacated store to wish them, fare-:  well.'. A. presentation of a coffee  table was made to them by^H.  109 general meeting,' make note  of   this   date,   a   full  turn   out:  would be  appreciated.  March 25 ��� VON "Executive  Meeting,     at    L.S.     Jackson's,)  Wilson,  Creek,  at  8:00 p.m.       |  March 26��� Gibsons School-  Willis on behalf of the. gather- Hall-another popular whist and  ing. 'Dancing'an'd 'refreshments cribbage drive at 8:00 p.m  rounded ouif-a ple;asaht evening.   .   March .27 ��� Roberts Creek,  ]\ Plan's for the British. Empire right)..are Jack McCabe, co-ord-:     Miss   C.; Htahson,  Half -;M6pn Arts and Crafts Dance. .j  -Games--takes   shape    in-  Van/"inator for coverage of the games   Bay'school  teacher  spen|y|last      March 28 ��� Listen to radio  V    Smith    W-H-  R^ikes,   chairman  of  the  weekendv-with   her   parterilt_5y at  station CHUB 5-to  6,   its your  ;yf|   .program. .  well-      April 1 ���Gibsons Parish "Hall  To   Our   Advertisers  It is our earnest endeavour to give the best possible  service to all of you, and still publish the Coast News on  time. To reduce night work for our Staff, we have set  the following hours as "Deadline". For Space ads, .with  cuts (Mats), 12:00 noon, Tuesday. Space Ads without cuts,  up to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Classified Ads, and cards cf  thanks, 4:00 Tuesdays.  Your co-operation will help us to serve you better,  and prevent possible ommission of advertising matter of  importance to you. '..'...  "The Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.,  Publishers of the 'Coast News'."  :couvefr' asi  BtaniLey   V.   Smilh, .    jL.    ,,.������-���  ,    ,   . J ���     '   ^ organization's finance committee Mission  .general chairman of the Games  and Kenneth Caple, the CBC's      6ff  to  ���committee, signs contract giving regional representative  in B.C.'  rights  for radio,   television -to   The gamcf,  (get   undterway ��in  jthe  CBC.   Looking  on   (left to Vancouver July 30.  Annual   meeting  Toronto"  for "a  earned   vacation   are   Jim   and   8:00   P-m  Mrs.  Cooper,' well  known  pro- C.N.I.B. />     ���  prietors of Redrooffs Resort, Eh April 2 ~ ' Gibsons School  route they will visit in Calgary HaUJ 2 to 4:3��. Spring tea, sale  with Mrs. Cooper's mother, Mrs.   of h(>hie  cooking,   sewing  and  !  0&SONS ;-:"':v  CLEAN-UP WEEK  FOLKS ��� Spring; is here, and the warm weather, is  . starting,.so -~ for'the sake ofour^^I-iddies' Health anii  the appearance of the Village,  Let's make APRIL 5th to 10th  '""  "CLEAN-UP WEEK*? :  ��� ��� *���  . , /���'-..-  I would appreciate anyone bringing: to my attention any  Garbage .lying in vacant lots, etc., so we can make this  a REAL CLEAN-UP WEEK.  Village Commissioner  Wally Peterson..  Aberhart,. and other relatives.  During their absence the store  will be in the capable hands of  N. Hoffar, G. King and W.  Grundy. ��� yC  Bill Miller of Redrooffs was  in Vancouver for a few days  this week.  Transportaion from taxi  &&M  FOR SALE  plants,  stand.  April 2 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church, sale of Home  Cooking etc., from 2 to 4:30.  April   3   ���   Roberts   Creek,  Community  Hall.   Eastern  Star Nylons, etc. Gibsons 5 & 10  presents    the    Choraliers,  JUST PHONE  GIBSONS 45 W  Minimum Charge  50c for 15 words.  2c per extra word  by cash.  Billing charge added..  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  ^PH&  WITH THE  Ladies Dresses, Skirts, Blouses,  Slacks, Jeans and Jackets. Also  pro-  Business and Professional  O I REC TORY  ^mmmmmmmmmmmKmmammmmmmmmmmmmimmammmmmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmmcmmmmmmmmmmm  SPleaae Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  .    ��� : v For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons: Mondays   & Fridays  Sech-lt: Tuesdays & Thursdays  G.Or   FAHRNI  Bex 22 Phone 44  ,    ���      GIBSONS      ���*  ���ilKT  STORE  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 51015 STORE  Left of Post Office .  Gibsons,   B. C.  Headquarters   for   Wool,  MACHINISTS  BLASTING  BLASTING  fttOCK. HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also   Road  Work j  jFuIiy Licensed arid Insured in B.C."  JACK CAMPBELL |  ��368 Prince Edward St. Vancouver.  B.C.. Phone  FRaser  3831 |  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytlm*  ^Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone, 54 ��� Res. 78  HJ'MBINO  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - ��r S*  BULLDOZING  RADIO  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing  - Grading -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing   Toeth  A.E. RITCHI_Y,  Photfe    GIBSONS  86  RICHTER S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and  Used Radios  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  lithiums  100 ��� Sechelt 45.1  ROTO-WORK  GARDEN   WORK   EASY   With  ROTO HOE   or   ROTQ-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John   Little,   83   M  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home  and  Industrial  Wiring"  Electrical. Hiating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer .  Radios - Appliances - Television  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  Ranges, All Types  Beds   ���  Tables���   Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  "-j Serviced   Now  C & S SAL^S & SERVTCE  I'hon -  3T S Sechelt  phone 21 J, Gibsons.  tfn  -  ���-----.  ---   .     J   .      ���-,    , *.    ��� r*    j        Bush   wood,   Fir   and  Alder.  Very sorry  indeed to  report jeeds m aid of the Cancer Fund   Current prices.    STAG FUELS,  that Bill   Meikle  of   Welcotfte 8:00   P-m-   Tickets   on   sale   at  Beach will spend his 83rd[ birtl^ Totem Realty,  dal in  hospital in  Vancouver.:    APril 3 ~ Hard Times Dance'  We hope it will not be too long Gibsons School Hall���May Day  before he is home again.    '^ j Committee.  Well-known summer residents .     Aprjl  4   ���  Gibsons   School  Water front property in Bay.  Five roomed modern house, one  two-roomed  modern  cottage  -   .   . ....... , own float and net shed. Apply  of WelcomeBeach, Mr. and Mrs.  Grounds, 10 a.m., Gibsons Mer-  Norman McLeod  (in Bay area)  G.^adme*. of Vancouver   are   chants  softball practice  all m- Gibsons  receiving congratulations on the' terestetf please attend. Come on ���  birth  of a daughter,   Marjorie; fellows we - need  good 'players  FOR  SALE  Anne  We see Harold and Mrs. Alleft  for  pennant winxung team  April   5   ��� Gibsons; Parifsh  of West Vancouver hard at work HaI1- General meeting Farmers'  at their summer place in Sea*; Institute. Special films on gard-  crest where they expect :to re  main for a few months.  ens, agriculture, ail welcome.  April 12 ��� A.G. Macdougall,  District   Administrator  will  be       __ at the office of John Coleridge^  inWb^^fir^cmein the^Ila^ fo^;^ ^"^i011 <* P��*l��ns  Mboni Bay school at 2 p.m. on  The Faith Mission will; wind j  up a successful series of meete  Sunday for the children and ;&  p.<m. for the adults. ?  ;Mr,r and��� Mrs- Doug Roberts:  of .Half Moon Bay spent last  weekend in town.1  Weekenders up enjoying their  summer, homes were, R. Bendy,  the D.M.-McDonalds, and the B.>  Andersons. '  Chureli Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  March  28th,   1954  4th Sunday in Lent  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3:30 p.m. Evensong  St.   Hilda's   Church  ���  Sechelt  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  1:45 p.m. Sunday School  2:00 p.m.   Evensong  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St. Mary - Gibsons - 11:00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� SechehV  9:00 a.m.-   '  Port   Mellon  ���  First   Sunday  each .month at 4:30 p.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  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  with Veterans  April 12 ��� Gibsons Elementary School 8:00 p.m. ��� PTA  meeting.- -��� -  -~. ���- .<���-.���-,,-*.-���.--- ��� ��� .-  April 12 -i-i SechehV home of  Mrs.   L.   Powell  at  8:00   p.m., I  meeting    local    association    of  Brownies and Guides.  April 19��� Wilson Creek  Community- Club Easter tea 2  to 5.  April 20 -��� Gibsons Anglican  Hall 12 noon, W.I. Luncheon  meeting.  April 23 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, W.I. tea.  April 26 ��� Selma Park Community Centre Spring tea and  home cooking 2 p.m.  May 4 ��� Sechelt May Day  Tea in Legion Hall, local association Scouts  and Brownies.  'May 7 ��� Gibsons, St. Mary's  Altar Society Mothers Day Tea,  saile   of   potted   plants,    home  cooking!, cUnlited   Chuirjcn   Haiia I  2 to 5. I  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���       I  Super view building lot, water,'  lights,  good T - V  area, its a'  real   bargain   at  $395.   You   always do better at ������  FOR   INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone if&ifasQns 44  Evenings 95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate  Agents.  Onan charging plant 1250  watt, also Handskell Table loom  37Vz inches.wide, ultra modern  polished aluminum; beautiful  machine scarcely used, reason  for selling ill health. Mrs. J.  Reeves R.R.i. Gibsons. . 13  KROMHOFF R.O.P. SIRED  BABY CHICKS. From our exclusive chick hatcKery ��� all  popular breeds and crosses.  Started pullet^ all ages; WRITE   ���  Rough and Planed Lumber  Phone  Halfmoon ' Bay /7 Z  , K0LTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  4-WHEEL DRIVE Pick-up  Truck, low mileage^ A dandy.  Phon e R. Ritchey, Gibsons \ 107M.  /���:;.".;"    y-y-rPry-y:y- ��� tfn  ��� ' " *   \ ���        l���������   I   �����   ���   I    .1    -        ������- ��������� ���������������.!       -... ��� .I       ��� I      [i   Gravel ���15 cents yard in large  quantities, 20 cents yard in small  lots at. pit. Tom SnodgrassJ  Selma Park, Phone 75R. 14  KROMHOFF   POULTS   FOR:  54.   We_tem   Canada's  Largest  Exclusive poult pro'duoei's  r���.  WRITE TO-DAY for catalogue  and  prices.   Kromhoff  Turkey  Farms Ltd.,   R.R.   No.  5,  New  Westminster, B.C. . .  ���  .���.���"���.   ��� ���      * ' '   ,  10  foot  row  boat,   built  by  ^Stirling Ship Yards. 4 years old.  l^ieial for trbller, packer or beach  comber. Phone Gibsons 59S.  TO -DAY FOft- PRICES. Krom  hoff Chick Hatcheries, R.R. No.  5, New Westminster, B.C.  Astral fridge, ideal for small  home, $65:00. Mrs. W. Skellett  Sr. ,Gibsons.     ��� 13  Beatty gas washing machine'  with porcelain  tub.  Good   con-  dV/iion,   $50,00.   Phone   Sechelt  97J.  SPECIAL:    Choice    Broilers,  now 1*4 lbs. 50^ lb, or 450 six! Gordon   81 H,   or  T.E,  or more.   Prepared  for  frying.  H.B. Gordon Agencies: Real  Estate. Car Insurance, Fire Insurance. Phone Sefchelt 53 J.  Evenings    and    Holidays,    H.B.  Duffy,  tfn  31 N.  F.J.   Wyngaert,  107 H.  phone   Gibsons  15r  FOR RENT  Retntals  houses. Totem Realty Gibsons.  House in Bay Area, four rooms.  Apply Box 3, Coast News.      14  FURNISHED   HOME   ���  full  two good suites, two   price   only  $6500   with  $2000  down ��� fine view, near beach,  on, village water system, 3 pc  bath,  fireplace,  new furnace.���  Girls  ���  Summer   Pyjamas,  Slips, Pants,   Blouses,  T-Shirts/ Totem "RellVf Gibsons.'  Jacket^   Jeian>3   and   Swe'aters, i  Skirts    an'd    Dresses.    Gibsons  5 & 10.  WORK   WANTED  Legals  Gibsons 5 & 10, left of Post  Office. The Family Outfitters  at prices guaranteed to save you  money. You'll Save1 at Fladagers.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. tfn.  POULTRY  TIMBER WANTED:  WANTED: PEELED OR UN-  PEELED FIR PILING AND.  CEDAR POLES. Write pr phone  Timber Preservers Limited, Foot  of Trapp.Road, New Westmin- ^r^  ster,  B.C. 15  If interested in  Baby Chicks  send  for   our   free .1954  Catalogue.    The    Appleby    Poultry  Breeding   Farm,   Mission   City,  B.C. 16  INSURANCE  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Purchase Land  In land recording district of  Vancouver, and situate in Blind  Bay, being an island approximately  250 feet offshore from   WANTED  WANTED  Bids for re-roofing Selma Park  Community Hall( flat roof) and  raising sunken side of building.  Contact Martin  L. Benny,   Sec-,  retary Treasurer.  Ladies: Be sure to see the  full line of Spring Clothing for  Boys and Girls at Gibsons  5 & 10.  Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  i   9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30  p.m.  Evangelistic  Wednesday night  Prayer and Bible Study 8 p.m.  Friday night at  7 p.m.  Junior  Young People and 8 Senior  Wilson  Creek   .  2 p.m. Sunday Schoo]  Evanee\\*tio Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek  Servico  Mondav.  7-30   p r>  lot 6349, Group One, New Westminster District.  !     Take notice that R.M. .Shuck  i of Billings Bay, B.C., occupation  T Saw   Mill  operator,   intends   to  apply   for   permission  ito   purchase   the   following   described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  on the shore of the small island  about 6 chains south of the N.W.  corner of Lot 6349, Group One,  New Westminster District;  thence around the shoreline to  the point of commencement and  containing one acre., more or  less.  Raymond Mitchell  Shuck.  Dated March 8th, 1954.  Calf about one week old, also  eight or ten month bull. Box 15  Coast News. '        12  CARD OF THANKS  I wish to thank the Gibsons  Fire Depanhneht for their  prompt and - efficient response  to my call respecting a chimney  fire last Friday. Also, I wish to  thank my good neighbours, Mrs.  O. Jorgenson, Mr. and Mrs. D.  Livingstone, Mr, and Mrs. W.  Lawson, and Mr. and Mrs. O.  Giersch, .izr coming to my  assistance to help with the work  of clearing up  afbar the fire.  (Mrs.)  Ethel Bertram,  Bay Area, Gibsons.  Fast, -Accurate. Guaranic^/i  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  l-l   KEPA1R -   All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechell.  tfn  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painti-ig: also   paper   hanging.   J.   Melhn*?.  ! Phone  Gihsons 33  CARD   OF  THANKS  We wishNto express our sincere  thanks and  appreciation  to our  many friends for their kindness  and   sympathy,   and   for   their  beautiful    floral    offerings    ex-  landed to us in our bereavement  in  the loss of our beloved husband   and   father,   also  to   Rev.  Oswald for his words of consolation, an'd to. the Canadian Legion  Branch    109,    and    Graham's  Funeral Home.  Mrs.   Fitchett   and   Family. 6  The Coast News       Thursday March 25, 1954  OFF MAIN STREET  [Friday Fog  by Cherry Whitaker  Spring has arrived. The calendar, a certain daytime softness of the air and all the torn  cats on the Peninsula say it has  arrived, so we will concede the .  point.   Its  true   that  Old   Mani  Winter   still   reaches   out   with  somewhat chilly fingers at night  ���but we know that its only a  last ditch stand before seasonal  retirement���and, like a woman's  attempt to have the last word,  gets    him    ^where.    We + are  QibsOHS  N��WS  through   with   all \of  Winter s   - ���      ���    ���  frigid  nonsense,   endlefes   tears  Roberts Creek  Round-up  by  Madge   Newman  LEGION WHIST  The recent whist drive held  jn the Legion Hall under the  auspices of the Ladies' Auxiliary;  (was enjoyed by a number of  car enthusiasts. Winners were  Mrs. HE. Wallis and Mr. W.  Gilberts. Consolaion prizes went  ���to Mrs. H. Bernof and Mr. R.  Hughes.  The Auxiliary is presently  preparing for a tea with home  cooking and novelity stalls to  be held April 21st.  Just around the corner is their  annual Rummage Sale. Time to  hunt out all those clothes and  gadgets which, , although unwanted by some, are desired  by others. The rummage sale  has always. gone over in a big  way and with the help of the  ���community can do so again. Besides, with spring cleaning, also  just around the corner, you have  an opportnuity to do less dusting  fciy ridding the cupboards of excess oddments.  ARTS AND CRAFTS  Potters potting away diligently  at the Arts and. Crafts headquarters are up to thier necks  in, molds and hope to have a  , hand made tea set and berry set?  to raffle-on some not too distant  date. If theyycari manage-it, their  jS&ail group, working in three  hour stretches%hich they find  ja.il- too short, will eventually  have a sale of their work. Meantime they are sponsoring a dance  oil- March 27th at the Com-  prnunity Hall at which Evan  Kemp and his rollicking group  will hold sway   APRIL WEDDING  ^ One of popular 1953 grads  iand a Gibsons native son "will  Wed next month. April 17th is  the date set by Celia Flumerfelt,  younger daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. E. Flumerfelt, Roberts  Creek, and Bud Fisher, son of  Mr.   and  Mrs.   Guy.  Fisher   of,       -  Gibsons. They will be married  are starting to feel that either  in St. Bartholomew's, Rev. H.U. ? Tommy will have to be whittled  By JOE DENNETT  Kkatthatw  PR0BA8LV ENGAGED/ WELU,8ElN6  EN6A6ED is AS 6000 AS BEIH��  Married--^  ful Sunshine Coast, and'had it  published in a Saskatchewan  paper. The article was read* at  the. meeting hd enjoytd by  ���everyone.       .  Mrs.  Cbrle.tt and Mrs.   Lowe  Fall Fairs this year. 'Miss Nilen,  who has just recently moved  here to Jihe Sunshine Coast, was  m_de a member, and to you Miss  Nilen we all say Welcome.  Sorry to hear that Mrs. Corlett is under the Doctors care,  and hope she will be "out and  around soon. - '  Oswald officiating.  Wilson Creek  frigid  nonsense,   enfllebs   tears *���_���-      A I l_l I  and  windy; rages. Like  certain   I mS    /Ms��    hiappCHCd  undesirable stages of childhood by Albert Crowhurst  the sooner forgotten the better.!     An.iving ^ith  the   rjaffodi^;, :  Spring   may   bring   its   own   Mrs    crick   is  back  from  her ?re to rePresent the CIub at the  brand  of tribulaiton but temp- w;int���r in Vancouver and Whal-"'^n **" *����� v^ '���s* Nneni  ered by the hope that borders  ley   BiU Glenn  is  around the  on  certainty, we feel that hfe Village again after a wmter in  could be a lot worse. The sun   shaughnessy   Hospital;   looking  begins to shine as if it were in. jitter and better in health thani  terested in our welfare instead  jle hag ^ years. ' ��� '  ���  of opening a watery  eye once      On Wednesday evening March  in a while to see if such miser-   the   17th   ^e   w A    Canadian  able creatures, are still clutter- Legion  (109) held their annual  ing up. ,this section of the earth,   Birthday  Party in   the  Legion  hoping   that   we   might   have Hall  A g0<^ time ^s had by  moved to Mars between peeps.  ^ ^^ games ^#> a big birth.  The sun' has decided to give us   day cake was  cut   and  serVed  (another    try  ��� maybe    we'll with the "refreshments.  amount to something this year.    |     Qn <Eh.ursday March the 18th,  The birds' are busy like mad. [^ Kin&men held their General  They've signed off winter relief meeting    at    George    Hunter's  and are out foraging for them- home The highiight of the ever*  selves,, taking an interest in the ^ wlas a talk given by Eldo  latest deigns  in nest building  Samlo,  who has  OIily  ^^ ^  anid yiak^yaking all day. It seems  this country  for a  few weeks,  that a wren fresh from the blue arriving from Paris, France. He  skies of EOsewhere has just ar- gave a very interesting talk on  rived,' creating  a  good deal of nis impressions of Canada.  controversy iri. birdland.  Jenny      The Canadian Legion Branch  Wren says she's a poor house-  109) held their General meeting  keeper so her another must have on Thursday March 18th, when;  been a bad egg. Susie Sparrow  they iniSta_led new Officers for  says   she  knows  someone  who the comjng year. Sam Fladager  knows, someone who knew her was jn the chair for the Instal-  befbre;and  that she  comes  of lationi. New Officers. are> Presi-  yery; goodr family.   The   males  dent>  Dave Herron;   First Vice;  j.ust whistle   and fall ont  their   president,  JR.   Wilson-  Second  beaks whenever she flies past. ������ y^ president},   Jack   Gordon;  ��� AE the organizations are ber | Secretary,.    A.EI.-    Mainwaring;  .ginning to get-that who's-going-j Treasurer Mr.  Glendinning;  !to-be-next-pr.esident     look     in      Balance of the Executive will  tthfetr  oollectlvej eyes.   Mothers be installed at the next meeting.  On Saturday March the 20th  there was a very good  attend-  , down about six inches or a new J ance  of   Legion   members   and  I outfit will have to} come out of friends in respect to Mr. Fitchett.  (the   budget.   The   gap  between      The Pool Ball at the Legion  shoe   top  and   pant  leg   looks, has been closed down  peculiar.  Efficient  housewives  are beginning,   to   turn   their   houses  inside   out  and   th'ejjr  families  chasing out the  The Gower Social Club put  their March meeting ahead one  day so as to have a Surprise  Party for Harry Renshaw on  his Birthday, March 23rd.  There were fourteen/ present  at the party. A  game of whist  by .Minus Three '-.���'  Some' time ago, I gathered a  few items of local interest Under  th*  caution of 'Lancer' but as upside, down -������=,-  ��at party is now dividing his winter dust so all waM be ready  time Seen a large black Lab- for the summer dust to move m ... ._,_ _ _  Sor aTd a brown spaniel, T The potholes in the unpaved was enjoyed along with Bingo.  Jeel he ?s no longer worthy of P3rt of the highway seenvto be I After refreshments, were served  l^nrreoresented in the local shaking themselves around look- a Sing Song was enjoyed. The  being   represented  m  vne ^ ^  ^  ^^ places- ^  settie | winners of the Whist were Mrs.  ^omy many friends and bowl-' where the: Public Works De-/ Tom Clark and Mrs. Dadswell.  iJJm\cU 'Minus Three' has a' partment might not find them The Bingo winners were Tom  S5S^ST-2S   about -for years. This constant shifting   Clark, Harry Renshaw and-Mr.  $^*rh^ -d, the  handy at picking up  Signs   of -a  busy   season   ap  meeting with a packed Hall. The  election  of   Officers  wias   held,  asphalt  League bowling is rolling into  proaching:    Sea    Beach    Motel'Payoffs  and  banguets -_- soft.; and they returned aH, Officers  prelims. di bau season is creeping mto con- for another year. President;. Mr.  livery Si��� ^fwoS'versions - the IWA is nego-  Andrews, FM Vi.e President;  down the alley, heave a bat over  a shoulder or start looking for  a r.3'W job. Ah Spring. Its  wonderful.  .added to the front of each unit  Ron) Whitaker plans two additional buildings for the  coming  season.  We welcome a new resident,  Mrs. A. Creighton, who has  bought the McPeake House at  Davis Bay.  Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lamb and TEA AND PLANT SALE  young son moved up from the TO AID CHURCH HALL  City this week. Plan to move  their house down from the logging camp later on. Vaulting  them over the week end were  Mr. fcnjd Mrfs. N.H." MacLeod  from New Westminster.  Mrs. Leslie Jackson  down  to  tlie City, reports the traffic and  parking problem really a head- .  ache there. Robert Michael eel  tiating. Its so confusing that if Mrs. Corlett, Second Vice Presi  some one yells "Str'ike" we don.t, dent;   Mrs.   Mainhyaring,   Secre-  know (whether   to1   chuck   one j tary l^easurer; Mrs. Dpnlaldson.  Mrs.   Hodgson wrote  a very  intorest'.iig article cr; the BnHuti-  Police Court Hews  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  John Fleming .Gildroy, of  Port Mellon was fined $15.00  and costs, when charged with  driving without due care and.  attention in Gibsons.  William   Parsons   of  Sechelt,;  was fined $10.00 and costs,'fbr|  failing to give another oar half  of the roadway.  Joseph Jeffries, of the SecKelt  Indian Reserve, was charged  with having heen on-the Reserve  contrary to the Indi'aii Acyt," and  was fined $15.00 'and coats, arid  two cases and seven bottles of  beer were forfeited to tlie  Crown./ ; : ... . ~ ' .  ,.|Mary Martha Joe, of ; the  Sechelt' Indian Reserve,'; was  fined ten dollars and costs, and  ordered interdicted, following  the creation of a disturbance  near the Wakefielld Inn Beer  Parlour.  Meir5|e James Bianchard of.  Sechelt was, fined $250100 and  costs, having been found guilty  bf driving while his ability was  impaired, having struck down  a pedestrian who sustined' cuts,  bruises  and lacerations.  Edward Starifield Johnson; of  Hopkins Landing was fined ten  dollars and costs, for exceeding  the speed limit at Wilson Creek.  Ratepayers Invite  Commission To Meeting  A-The usual monthly meeting  of   the   Gibsons   "arid   District  i.  Ratepayers Association will be  held in the United Church Hall,  Gibsons, on Thursday evening,  April 1st, at 8 p.m.  .: The Financial Report of the  Village Commission for the year  ending December 31st, 1953, will  be under review and discussed;  .Taxpayers arie invited to  attend. A special invitation  being extended,,to members of  the Village Cori_mission.  FOR QUIOK^ALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Mrs. C.J. Coleridge:(B home  at Gower Point was charming  ,v.Oth its. decorations of spring  flowers, for the occasion! of the  Tea and Plant Sale last week.  The sale was in aid of the  St. Bartholomew's Church Hall  in Gibsons.  i     at.         n -U ~4. -ait- -i-    ,      .        Mrs. A.B.B.  Hill presided at  ache there. Robert Michael cei-   .,      ,       A , , ...,���,,      ,�����  ,,,,,.               ,  ,-.,,���     ���/ the tea  table, assisted by Mrs.  ebrated has second bu^thday  at                   &r ^ F MyKi  a  family  tea party.  March  17.   Yr"1* ^ il^Wini0UV^! CARD  Op"tHANKS  two   carles  (before   (the  flash      We ^^ ^ thank ^  bulb worked. Public  for   their  fine  support  Had a^drive recently with Mrs !at,our    Firemen>s    Ball     and  Ted Osborne, to view the work , w<JuU credit for ^ dfic_  bemg done on the Hackett Mem-  oration of        HaU and ^ m,ak.  onal Park: in. Sechelt. Local Log- Qf ^&  cttltumes  for   4he  gmg out&te are- donating their   ^ and    d        tte  rnachines, and residents thqir  labour in a fine working bee.  The ladies rallied round with  eats and coffee. It is -a -lovely  spot, and it is hoped thererwill prise.'  _    3 '-.���-I'll ^AMtVtA "_-V_ __**�����_��� .   '      _  'girls' to the Firiemen's Wives,  who spent considerable time amd  effort under the dire'etion. of  Gayle   Fitchett   on  this   enter  be some good ball gaanes there  this summer.  Sory to report both Kay and  Vic Franske attacked by the flu  bug.  Reg Jackson up for the week  end,   picking up   after his bad  Gibsons Fire  Depairtment.  For ije^t TV Reception iri  n  FRINGE' /AREAS, TRY THIS  MODEL 6-21 T 3 "PAGEANT*  21 Inch GENERAL ELECTRIC  ii  Black Daylite"  TELEVISION  accident. H^ is now taking jj  physio-therapy for the muscles1]  of his left arm. '*  Cheerio,   and better  bowling  to all addicts of the game.  AVAILABLE IN WALNUT or LIGHT OAK  PRICED AT $349.00        -  ..(Aerial Installation Extra) -  ��� ���  ^fBHOSS: ��� ELECtRiC  Phone 130 Qi^pns.  Merchants^ Night  ���:y ���.-���IAT- '-V-.'  FRIDAY NIGHliS AT APPROX. 9:10  (Draw after News, seconii show)  p.m.  Last Week Winners  Le\w,Reid won the Standard Motors $10.00  '    Gift Certificate,  Art Pilling* won two Theatre Passes  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.     Standard Motors No. 1-2-3  Graysons Ltd. John Wood Hardware & Appliances  Knowles Service Hardware Ltd.  Don't Forget JACKPOT NIGHT on WEDNESDAY.  Jackpot Draw Wednesday Night,.  r.  FERRY ^reyppEN.EVE^ii^s  WEDNESDAY,        FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  Knowles^^^ardware-  Phone 33    ": ���   . y:yy.-'[' ;-;.���;.< y ���y-yy'--  YES! WE'VE S&LD  Quite A Number Of New  Washing  Machines  &  Ranges.  SO ��� ��� ���WE'VE/GOT SOME  BARGAINS IN USED ITEMS  *   ELECTRIC WASHERS        _  *   GAS POWERED WASHEItS  *' OIL RANGES���  *'  COAL AND WOOD RANGES.  Gibsons, J&C.  And Remember!  a-aaMMnmna���-������������<���_��������  We can ProOe the excellent value in our  ROCK GAS ��� Both the Equipment aind  Fuel. ��� Ask about H  INSULATES, BUILDS  AT 0H�� COST  Investigate this proven Insulating Sheathing that means  more rigid construction, better insulation, lower application costs/Every fibre of these large panels is treated  with a special waterproofing asphalt to give greater  strength and greater weather-resistance. Use Donnacona  KB Sheathing in place of wood sheathing. Gall us ior  full information. ^  $8.50 Per 100 SQUARE FEET  Half Inch Thick, 4J X 8' and 4> X 9'.  AT  .   Gibsons 53  'WE CARRY THE STOCK"

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