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 PROVINCIAL  Provincial Library,  Victoria, B�� C��  Eighth Year  of Publication  Vol. 8 - No. 20.  Thursday   May   20th,   1954  Published  in   Gibsons,   B.C>  Accept  The regular monthly meeting.of the Board of School Trustees  of Seehelt School District No. 46, was heM at Gibsons on May  17th. Mr. Funnel was in (the chair, and Mr. RendeE the School  Inspector was in attendance.  % Mrs.    Burns,    the    secretary, [ -c  reported    that    following    the  resignation of Mrs. Cormack,  representative and trustee a  meeting ol ratepayers had been  held at Halfmoon1 Bay and Mrs.  Burroughs had been elected as  the Halfmoon Bay representative to act for the unexpired  term of Mrs. Cormack. A meeting of all representatives will  be held at Sechelt on May 31st,  to elect a trustee from their  number to fill the vacancy on  the Board.  A letter from the B.C. Trustees Association' was read seating  that an organization meeting  will be held at Powell River  early in June, for the purpose  of* forming    a     South  School is now reduced to two  children owing to suspension  of logging operations, and it  will be necessary to close this  school in June.  School transportation Contracts for 1954���1955 were reviewed and the secretary was  instructed to 'call for tenders  where contracts were expiring  iD  June 1954.  The report of Mr. Chaster  indicated all necessary school  maintenance work during the  preceding month had been completed. In this connection Mr.  Chaster was requested to investigate ithe  improvement  work     contemplated     on     the  Coa~ r ! ��rc,'m(*s   at   Madeira    Park,  ��*.    .^^^fe     ~     ^~~~. whereby   tlie   Pen'der   Harbour  Branch,   and   the   chairman   of! J  the    Board   was   delegated    to j ^ornrriuriity Club    propose    to  i.    ,,                              ' + *.������.*! match   the Board s    grant    of  ���attend,   as   a   representative   of;_^_      ��� ,,            &  the Sechelt District.  Local Bank  To Install  Posting Machine  Customers of the Bank- of  Montreal's Gibsons branct will  soon be receiving speedier and  more convenient service. This  will be made possible by the  installatiohi of a new 4 ledger-  keeping system, which will  revolve around, what is known  as a combination posting  machine.  This complex mechanism will  automatically record all withdrawals, deposites, balances,  dates and other pertinent data.  Current-account       customers  8.C- Telephone Co.  flan Survey For  Equipment Changes  :<Of interest to residents of the  iS.echelt Peninsula is the  lannun cement that the B.C.  Telephone Co. plans to install  hundreds of telephones and a  'targe quantity of switchboard  within the next few months in  the various exchanges recently  taken over from the Dominion  Government.  y This   is   announced   by   W.S.  Pipes, B.C. Telephone Co. vice-  At the Village Council meeting held Tuesday evening traffic  and necessary safety measures were again under discussion. ,A  k-tter is to be written to the Department of Puplic Works requesting that lines for pedestrian lane's be placed on the highway  near the church corner.  A letter from the Ratepayers  ~ :���-���~T7. :���: '  Association suggested pedest. j Aufust" Sprinkling of lawns  rian crossing lines on pavement j *nd gardens Wlth water *"��*  as   an   aid  to   safety   and   side-! iae    ���"����Pal    ���*er    system  walks   in   many   places   in  the  village.   Although   these   meas  will only be allowed on permits  issued  by   the   clerk,   and   will  ti   ,    a    , .,    ,-.        allow, sprinkling one hour a day  ures are likely to be costly they : ,_ , 6   , J  three days a week.  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  Members of the Fire Depart-  $500.00, for the purpose of  draining and grading the joint  recreation area. It was also  decided to 'instruct the Adanac  The resignations,   as  of June  30th, of Mr. Nachtigal, principal  of   Madeira   Park   Supe.rior,^, ,     .���    ,,    ,  -< .     .       .   ,    ,-        txt���4.���,^      ���c ! Company to proceed with flush  School,    and   Mrs.   Watson   of i       .r . J\,       , . .   X1  W1 , .    , ��� _    .   , 0 ���,.      tj:-u i coating   the   driveways,   at   the  Elphinstone Junior-Senior High   _      . to . ���* : ���    TT. ,  Elphinstone Junior-Senior High  pointed   out   that   provision   is  made in the Village Municipal-  , , ity   Act   for   sidewalks   to   be  president and general manager, ^ Qn cogt fca&is  ^^  tQ   m        ^  Commissioner  Peter,  *       ������  ^aTtSem^L,TS  ^   Movement   ^    P-i-   -viewed   questions   of   a.  passbooks, andjKh^^r^ ^ ^  I^C    Vided    th&    affec^d    P^perty | ambulanca service,  in  case  the  owners agree in advance. ; present service  is discontinued,  ��� They  suggested   further   that' and they decided some financial  Pipes"emphasized "how-   a  campaign  of education,   both   aid   may   b   obtained   from   the  will regularly receive complete !'ever   tiiat this  equipmen't   will j pedestrian   and  motorist   might   Civil Defence Authorities,  statements,  with  debits,  credits   n,ot 'prov;,dp   facilities   initially Ibe rewardinS- Before much can   Further   investigation   into   this  to  supply  services  to  all wait- | h<r d���** ? means of regulation,   matter will  be  made  will not require passoouKs, ana i territiarv  acquirer   by  the B.C.  thus  will- be  free  from  delays j telephone  Co.  and   North-west  while passbooks are being made j-Telephone Co. last April 1st.  up as at present.  Instead,  they!  Mr.  School this summer.  It was reported from Sechelt  that tlie Elementary School  Chclir participated in the B.C.  Musical Festival with very dis-  School,   were   received   by   the  Board  and   accepted.   The   secretary was instructed to advertise for applications to fill thes1^  vacancies.  A long discussion took place ,, . , ,,  with Mr. Trueman,. relative to tmguishett success  the graduation ceremonies . at  the Elphinstone Junior-Senior  High School in June, and it was  finally decide'd that the Board  would support the teaching  staff dn the plans they were  making for a dignified program.  It    was    reported    that    the  attendance at the Deserted Bay^  A less happy report from  Sechelt was to the effect that  water rates/ for the year under  the. new schedule will amount  to $300.00. Pending the outcome of the objection to the  new rates made by the local  committee the quarterly Wills  are not being paid.  ' ** r.  and balances concisely set out  for quicq reference. These statements will always be instantly  available.    The    machine    will  ing applicants in former government1 territory. Relief will  come  gradually,  over   a  period  also  take   care ef   the  savings, j of many m0nths  department,   and  all  with-'  drawials   and   deposits   w_ll   be  mechanically    entered    in    the  bank's  records.   Savings -passbooks,   however,   will   still   be  hand written.:  Thus, when the new equipment goes into operation, the  ancient and honorable - but  laborious - practice of keeping  ledgers up to date, by hand. Will  become a thing of the past. y: ?  Douglas Smjith, manager of  the Bank of Montreal here, says,  of this new development: '^We  will be able to provide fai��t$y  and /nqre convenient. ^ service:  "for 'our" customers with.Vthe ''.-h;<&p\  Parents Discuss  Graduation Plafis ft  In response to a-letter'from the'Principa.l of .the Elphinstone  Junior-Senior Highschool, Mr. '.Trueman; a large group of interested parents and teachers met', ito. discuss plans for the coining  graduation of twenty-one highschool students on June 11th.  Parents came from Sechelt and j   ��� ,. ;   all   points   between   there   and   �� A U(5uor; a? ^ tobJCO-  Port Mellon, to help make plans     " was decided that the School  that would assure a Graduation ���Board should be ��skeid to ��rant  Ceremony that would be a gala ! Permission for the use of one  evening for the students, and! r0��m as * combined coke-bar  one that would not be marred ! and smoking room for the  by any untoward incidents! smdents, their parents, and  similar to those that had tended j quests, for the evening,  to   dim   the   graduation  of   last!"    The   iaaies'   who   volunteered  for our customers with the help  of this equipment.  Approximately 2500 instru-  inents and severai sections of  switchboard are being prepared  at the Canadian (B.C.) Telephones and Supplies Ltd. plant  in Vancouver for shipment to  former government exchanges  iand to other areas in which the  ���two companies oyerate,.  ;�����; M/r. Pipes pointed out that  :imany of the former goverment  Exchanges have switchboard of  Jj._ different type than that used  isy the two. companies and that  ^'many cases this equipment is  forking at capacity. Where thi-'  ^nditiion^, prevails, the . non-  .'{stah'daird" -s^vittcH,board   will  'be  year  Naval   Cadets   and   proceed   to  the   Indian  recreation   ground,  there   the   cadets  will  form   a  their services in   charge  of the j guard   of  honor   for   the   May  Mr.   Trueman  introduced   the ! banquet     would     also     be"   in'!Queen and the  retiring  Queen.  Naval Caifets At  Sechelt May Day  mus( be found to  enable much   ROADS  better enforcement than is now       Comm^iolver   Ballentine   in-  being  accomplished. troduced   by-law    No.    105,   to  WATER  REPORT j authorize   the   classification   of  Ov?rh rising bush has been the, Gower Point Road within  cleared away from the water tbe village as a secondary high-  reservoir. The pump from the way. He reported that culverts  wells has been put into opera- and approaches to the new  tion and a test run shows  that, grade 'of the Gower Point Road  the water is in good condition.  It was reported that the exten-  had been installed.  Ey fj-w   103   was   ammended  fioni of the branch water main ! to conform to recommendations  westerly on the Freeman: of the inspector of municipal-  Cochrane Roads was nearly j ities and passed third reading-  completed. | A letter is to be sent inviting  Sprinkling permits will be | high school students to attend  required  for   June,   July,   and ; a commission meeting.  replaced gradually.  .Meantime   the   company  has  increased   long   distance   facilities    between    Vancouver    and  central  B.C.  -   with  an ore  circuits    scheduled   to    be   added  Eoon   -  and   is  providing  local  teervice   for   a   limited   number  The Sechelt May Day parade j cf    waiting    applicants    where  will assemble at the JEJiementary   equipment is on hand at those  school at 1:15 p.m. and judging  those points} ; 'School  wlili   take   place   there   at   1:30 j     in ��� addition,   B.C.   Telephone  P-m- ! Co.  Cable men are working in  O.8.C. Players Give  fine Performance  Of "Major Barbara  M  Adolpous Cusins the Creek professor.   Scenery   *and ,costumes  were    simple.    The    play    was  directed by Joy Coghill.  Alter the play it was learned  that both Sharon Scadding and  John Whitaker were suffering:  from "24 hour flu, but during'  the play they showed no sign  cf any personal discomfort.  On Thursday night May 13th,  a very interesting and well presented   play,   "Major. Barbara", j  by Bernard Shaw- T ir^liErat Cer-tre Cluri  the U.B.C. Players in the  torium of the Elphinstone High  After fee ribbons have beben. Quesnel    and    Williams    Lake,  presented for  the  best  dressed  floats etc.,  the parade will   set-  completing   outside   plant   pro-  j e c t s   which   had   not    been  off, led by the'North Vancouver -finished at the time of transfer.  The   audienjde,   although    not i  a   large   one,   was  most  enthu-;  siastic and shewed their enjoyment by hearty applause.  parents, and the teachers to one j <*��*�� ff lh<l serving of cokes  another and then explained the! and   h^ht   refreshments   during  the evening  in.  this room.  The  situation. He spoke of previous  graduation Ceremonies, and  their successes. He also spoke  of the one year in which there  had    been    some    trouble.    He  Wendy   Yates,   will   crown   her  successor, Marda Walker.   .-  There will be maypole dancing and the Elementary School  fathers, in charge of the dance,  agreed  to   approach  the  school; Choir  will   add their   suota   to  board on this matter. ! the entertainment.   .  ..__    ������    _���.          ...       The banquet wOl be arranged :     For     further     entertainment  wished the graduation exercises^8 committee of mothers, who ; there is to be bing0> a wlieel of  to  be  something   of  which  the I volur.teered   under, the   conven-  forfune and fe  stooti       gallery,  or:lnp of Mrs. Nutio, to do the ; There  v,ni    be    races   for   the  cooking.   Mrs.   Nutio  wall  cook i ���v,n^,^ .  ^,-,1   +1, ���,. -n  ,.     a    " i children'  anl  the   wanners   will  the turkey. ���  :  m'    -^ h���   , -    * receive prlizes.  The   Dinner   wi.ill   be   at   six | ,   p.m.,     the    formal    graduation ; Correction  ceremony   from   eight   to   ten,  open   to  School, the Parents, and the  Students could be justly proud,  and which would give pleasure  to all. '  He reviewed very briefly the  rules governing School Activities, both from School Law and  School-Board Regulations. He  stated flatly, and met with unanimous approval .on- the statement, that the Staff could not  perimit any use of alcoholic  lilquo'rs among the class or their  guests.  Transportation was" discussed,  During the next few months  telephone company engineering  teams will visit former government territory to make a survey  of actual telephone needs and  demand. The overall survey is  expected to take several  months.  ret New Officers  The   Egmont   Community  Centre* Club   ^t  a  meeting he_vav-  last month,  elected officers- for"  1954. President for the coming"  In   the   play,   set  against   the   year is Mrs   Fred McNutt) vice_.  background     of     a.     munitions  Presidenit>  El  silvey,  Secretary-  factory   George,   Bernard   Shaw   Treasurer>   c.   Cooke    Directors  levelled   his    sights   at   nearly   are j   Wallace< c   Heal     Doris  every phase of English Society.   Disney and Mrs. F. Day..'  He blasted the church, the gov-  Committees   were'   appointed",  lo   arrange  for  May  Day  Celebrations.  On   May   2nd,   Tony   Gargraver  larmval  I     At   _ the    Sechelt    Board     of, ism  with   a  veneer  of  gracious-  Mr. Hubert Evans of Roberts   Trade meeting last week, it was  ness.  the   Public,   and   the  Creek bas informed us that his ��� announced that  Uie Board had  party following    to winch  each ; f._ry   wil]   be   heard  Qn Fridav ; benefited by the sum of S153.00  graduating   student  may   invite  May 2]st at l0:15     m_ over lh;   as   a   resuH   of   ,the   Spring   -  his or her parents and a friend,   CEC- Trans Canada   network   in   carnival. ^  its    "Canadian    Short    Stories  series. The Coast News had reported on the meeting held in  Stated that the broadcast was Gibsons recently regarding the  to be  on May  14th.  eminent, charity organ izations  and the rational element in  human character.  The cast mastered the involved  theories   of   Shaw's   play   with   M-L-'"> addressed a well repre-  creditable   ease.   The   character-. senled    meeting    ���*    gave    a  j izations   reDresenting   a   variety-! I?View   ��f   Ule   Iast   leSislature..  I of social levels werd interpreted , ^e    V���Zr05SL   of    the    of    the-  iwath conviction. Agamemnon Bay Road was dis-  !     T      .      _,     . , cussed, and also 'he problem of.  j     Louise Devick gave an, expert   getling  a   b r a ni c h  ro  j interpretation of Lady Undcr-  ; .'haft, the society type who  ; covered  up  her  basic   malerial-  tc Grade eleven students, wiio  may invite a friend, and to the  Grade  ten students.  Sechelt.   ladies,  will  attend   to  the  evening refreshments.  In" view of the very small use  and previous years"-plans out--made of the. bu��ses last year,  Y:ne-d. The students had been it w'as decided not to ask the  consulted as to th^ir:washes, by Bpard to charter busses* this  means of a questipiiaire, :On the- year_ students who require  forms of -the ceranyiyy, '���how.': trap, iporlct'ion vlli notify the  and where they Avould like, the ; teaching staff,  events held. :     !���    Any     serious     breaking     of  Mr. Trueman quoted from ; school rules in connection with  magazine articles, newspapers, j this'function, will be dealt with  and conversations with staffs of by the teaching staff, who feel  other schools, to illustrate that  Gibsonrj was not alone in having  the problem of juvenile drinking to handle. He asked for the  help of the parents in avoiding  this unpleasant and somewhat  ridiculous situation. There" was  a general discussion on the use  .it  is their duty to keep up the  standards of these affairs.  This story js taken from, his  ���Joriheoming novel on present  "ay B.C. Indians, which is his  -ighth published book.  Sharon Skaddin-g handled with  sincerity   the   difficult   role   r.f  ajor     Barbara,     a     Salvation  Army  enthusiast   who~c   beliefs  Orv Moscrip  and  Dr.  McColl   werc shattered by reaiity.  Some of Shaw's most succulen,  ambulance service. Dr. McColl : Andrew Under-haft, the shre-.vd  is one of a Committee of five 'nnd v.sionary munitions manu-  ���.ppointcd  at   that meeting,   and  GAMBIER SOCIAL  SUCCESSFUL   AFFAIR  dance   and    Box   Gocial   ting  a d   into-  ; Egmont,   which   was   the   main-  topic of discussion..  At a meeting held on May  9th new business was d'iscussed,  . namely, the road, a hall, and  a public float at the ferry landing when the Agamemnon Bay  Road is completed. The float to  he for use of local boats.  A walking committee was  nominated to start, at Agamemnon Bay. and blaze out a route  suitable for a road to Secret-  Bay, Egmont, where the school.  pn-; eliice. a store, and the  governm.r.nt float are located.  Bob GrilT'-h, Ben Griffith, Bill  Co-.-k. Ernie Silv:y, Jim Wal-  !rc-    and    Fred    McNutt.    The  facturer.     well     portrayed     by  Board   unanimously   agreed ; John Whitaker.  to   give  the  committee   all  pos- ���     Sarah    cnul    her    fiance,    th-  sible help. , bungling    Charles,    played     by  P.-'l President Ernie Pearson, . Eve Newitt and Glenn. O'Rielly,  v.; 3 chosen to head the nomina- provided refreshing humour to  The dance and Box Gocial ting committee. Election of the plays heavier moments. The  held rt Gambier May 8th, was officers will take place at the Salvation Army converts gave  very successful both socially : next general meeting to be held j outstanding clwacterizalsons,  and  financially.  The Army  and j in  June. i played   by   Barbara   Schwenk,  Navy Club sponsored the  event j     The  Board   is  sponsoring  the : Ron  Hanon>  and  Peter  Smith.  and  will  turn   over   the   profits  first soap Box Derby to be held ;     Roger Mossop played the part   J-   Wallrce,   C.   Phillips,  F.   Mc-  to^ the   Tom   Davey   family   of j jn   Sechelt.   Sponsoring   the   in-iof   Stephen,   only   son   of   Lady  Nutt. Mr?. Dunlop and E. Silvey  dividual   boys   are:    Ben   Lang,   Uudershaft and  of Bobby Price   were nominated for the purrjoa *  CO!  entertainment   committee  *.��.f;    Convenor,    Mrs.  . m:  Bob    Griffith.    Mrs.    C.    Be-��Ie,  Mis? D. Disney, Mrs. C. Healey,  libson:  NEW   BOOKS   AT   LIBRARY  N-?.w     books     have     arrived)     The hall and all the facilities ! Teddy Osborne Jr., Jim Parker,   a Salvation Army convert. Both of raising funds to build anew  from    Victoria    and    are    new! were donated, and many people j Jack     Barker,     Bill     Parsons,   parts    were    well    done.    Bob community   hall.        * y  -tvailable at the Gibsons Public i from    Gibsons   made    the   trip ��� Morgan Thompson, and Sechelt  Woodward     rore    to     eloquent       Five     new     members     were  jover   to   Gambier. [Building Supplies. -heights     in     his     portrayal   fo enrolled  at the meeting.  iiQrarv fe.&S-wa&jsESj'-rfeJi'  The  Coast New--      Thursday   May   20th,   1954  -*y  t&rie v&oos  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMt-EJ.    NUTTER.    Publisher  DO   VVOKTIVIAN,   Editor  (Established   1945)  Published by  Sech-Jt Peninsula News  Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized   as   second   class   mail.    Post   Office   Department.    Ottawa  Rates of Subscription:   12 mos. S2.C0; 6 mos. S1.25; 3 aios. 75c  5e per copy. United Slates and Foreign, S"2.50 per y<i.<x  Phone Gibsons WW  Box 128 Gibsons British   Coinmbi'-  emoiiltse  vtonaii  w-fel Competiliifta ii & Mis  In the'first edition of the Coast News in 1954, .we went  out on a limb to prophecy, among* other things, that B.C.  fishermen would see big changes in their industry, both as  to methods of fishing and materials used.  For a number of weeks, we published a series of letters  by one of our iocal fishermen on the controversial subject  of the Japanese Pacific Fishing Fleet. At the same time, we  kept asking various fishermen why Canadians couldn't fish  in the Pacific too. We were told that B.C's Fishermen had  too much invested in their present type of boats and gear  to make the change, and that they didn't like the idea of  going on such long- trips, anyway.  For how many hundreds of years have Frenchmen.  Spaniards, Portugese and Britons fished the Dogger Banks  off Newfoundland, right across the Atlantic from their,  homes?  Now, it seems, the B.C. fishing industry IS going to  launch deep sea fishing-. Fifteen boats are to be purchased  in the U.S.A. for this operation. This first move is an  exploratory one, but a move in the right direction, we believe.  Our Fisheries Minister is pushing for this development.  A fisheries official is quoted as saying "If when the  treaty comes up for review, we can't prove we have been  making use of the deepsea fisheries, the Japanese will be in  a position to re-enter this side of the North Pacific." Sounds  reasonable,  We are well aware that it will be expensive to change  from the present type of boats and gear .to the deepsea type.  Farmers had to make the change to modern machinery,  logging had to do the same, as had every other major'industry. Fishing can be no exception, in this completive world,  and the Japanese will certainly provide competition! ;  I apply chiefly  to the  driver.  If   only   these   drivers y would-  ' remember   and    abide    by   the  rule of the road,  "If you drink  don't   drive   and   if   you   drive  don't-drink.''  Fatigue, good old fatigue, a  deadly worker', usually operating right at the wheel, attacking the person who. has driven  for long tiresome periods.  If only he knew how deep his  sleep was before it was too  late: '  Even I cannot help stupidity  usually   thorough.  I have allies, many allies, who  aid my toll. Speed is my right  hand    man,    helping    me    take  WINNING ESSAY  H/g/iwray Safety  by Pat Peterson  I ami death!  I lurk oiu roads and highways;  I   may   be    around    the   next  corner or I may be a passenger  in   tlie   car   travelling   toward  you.  I have no morals;  I  take  lives   greed- Iy,    any    lives  whether young or old! If I am  careless  on my job my  cousin!,  Injury   takes   over,   but   J   am  in a'driver. It is incurable.  My helpers, ice snow, curves  are not indispensable for I have  found although they are helpful,    I    can    collect    as    many  more   "lives   "than "�� any ^  other | victims from straight dry roads  cause.  Those  foolish  drivers,  if  f& 'ic* one's contrary to popular  bel ief"5;  oraly they knew it is  better  to y -  be late than never. Only I know ! Over the' years I have coi>  when they have 10 seconds to j eluded that summer weather  live, they know too late. Not gives me as long a list as winter  only do these speed demons j inclemency. Why?  endanger their own and their j Also, although I don't mind  passengers lives but also those ! a set of worn brakes, the condition of the car itself doesn't  make much difference to my  macabre of'death. Why?  Have  you  decided  as I have  I  have   a  field  day   in  open | decided that  it must be a lack  country    with    these    confident j of responsibility on the part of  souls who nonchalantly ride the ! the driver which  gives  me my  wrong   lane   or   wander   from j livelihood?  side to side. If I am lucky, and j If you doubt me find out for  usually am, I claim the poor \ yourself by studying the vari-  devil from the colliding car, : ous programmes, and advertis-  who inay have been in the right 'ing designed to educate the  but who forgets "Death makes ; travelling public on highway  no distinction." safety.   Doing   this  won't   help  But I don't restrict myself to me' in fact '* wiH hel*> defeat  the country, I am on constant,me b"* for J���1* ���* S��od take  watch in. the city too. Even with |^.fdyice' * Wl11 stl11 have my  all the aids to preserving life! l,m|Vfrom th��seT mortals w'h��  arid preventing accidents, for j do"bt m^ w��rd- Let s hoP* V���  pedestrian and driver alike, I! f"-nd /��ur loved one5 aren't  take  my toll.   Those  who   say,!included-  I have many  enemies,  espec  of the lowly pedestrian. Travelling at 60 M.P.H. takes 180 feet  to stop a oar; and I have  another victim.  "It couldn't happen to me,"  and cross against a light, jaywalk or forget the basic rule,  Stop, Look and Listen are on  my list every day.  Those   drivers  who   disregard  stop   signs',   traffic    lights,   and  ially the policeman, who is  forever trying to out do me by  helping  you  to  help  yourself.  Don't be careless or nonchalant about highway safety, I'm  never far from you. It takes  only  one  mistake,  and  I  have  common    courtesy    are    never .  absent.   At   tbjte   very   moment f^'1*'  Just a  lu*f'. to me  and  for every  moment  after  a  name is added to my long list.  As for   my  lesser  allies,  but  but to the loser everything.  Remember,   for   me   its   open  season on lives all the time, you  eports progress  Mov'em  The Executive Committee of!  {he Boy Scouts Association of j  ihe Sunshine Coast report very  satisfactory progress in the  formation of Scout groups in!  ���j.lmost every area. Sechelt,;  Wilson Creek, Roberts Creek,  are definitely organizing under,  excellent sponsorship. Gibsons,!  under the sponsorship of the j  Kinsmen Club, a group which'|  is noted for its excellent work  in children^ welfare is showing  progress, though there is still  need for leaders. It is hoped  that the Port Mellpn group will,  soon be full swing.  There will be a meeting of  1he Executive Committee of the  Group at Roberts Creek on May  26th in the Legion Hall at 8  p.m., when, plans will likely be  finalized for immediate action  at Roberts Creek, Wilson Creek,  and Sechelt.  This is a splendid ��� work and  credit is due to those who are,  instrumental in carrying on the  organization, without which  Scouting could not go forward.  The Scouts need assistance, it  -does not demand much time,  and the results in the development of our future citizens is  all   important.  TOTEM POLES  "SPRUCE UP"j  The     three     Sechelt     Totem i  Poles,    which    belong    to    tlie j  Union    Estates,    are    getting    a I-  nice  new paint  job.  The  paint  has been donated by tlie Martin |  Seynour    Paint     Company     of  Vancouver    and    the    work    is  being done by Mike Paull.  :s;  Invites Student  There seems to be need for1  better relations between the  Village Council and the Village  taxpayers; or so one wouid  gather after attending the last  Ratepayers  Meeting. ;  ��� Usually better understanding  is the answer to better relations.  Few people mind just criticiS'in  but everyone appreciates a  word of praise when a good job [  has been accomplished. j  In order that we might create  more community interest in  iYiiu.-icJpal undertakings we are  invlt.ng the students council to  exchange places with us for a  day.  On education week we took  th..;:r places for a day at school  no why not let them take our  places for a day in the Council,  and fellcwis, dqn't forget when  you are in those1 easy chairs  around the table it won't be  long' before you may be back  there to do the. job we are doing  now.  Don't forget to ask your  parents for the correct procedure for a meeting or, better  still, come down to our next  meeting, June 1st, and take  down your own notes. See you  there  boys.  VISITOR PRAISES HIGHWAY  Major Durnford D.S.O., who  was the guest speaker at St.  Hilda's church last Sunday,  said he had not been prepared  -for our wonderful highway and  he wished himself many happy  returns  to  Sechelt.  Pat Peterson  Wins Essay Contest  Tho judges have announced  the Winners of the Coast News  essay contest on Highway  Safety. There was no limit in  age or grade of students who  could compete for this award.  .Grades 9, 10, and 11 competed.  The winners' are: First, Pat  Peterson, grade 10, second;  Wilma Luoma, grade 10, third;  Eleanor Powell,  grade  10.  Two other essays ware given'  honorable mentions. The prizes  will be awarded on Graduation  Day. ��� ' . ���  SECKELT MAY DAY  p- vn   ^-ROGRESSING  "Fred Mills, Parade Marshall  for the Sechelt May Day parade  reports that plans are almost  Cpv-��n!e*<->  for  the  big  event.  He also states that something  special is coming up this year.  He is asking that every "owner  of a vehicle of any kind decorate it and enter it in the  parade, and make this one the  biggest, one ever.  Learn about this easier, simpler  way  to share in  Canada's ex-    ,  panding  industries.     Ask  your  Investors Syndicate representative for full details.  Write  or  Phone  NEV  ASTLEY  District  Manager  3780  Gambia St.,       FA  1931  L  Vancouver, B.C.  MANAGED AND  DISTRIBUTED  BY  INVESTORS SYNDICATE  OF CANADA LIMITED  Use The Coast News Classified  iilflSHHte  V  Institution May 24th, 2:30 P.M., Legion Hall Gibsons.  Tastaltation bv Fraser Valley Oddfellows Team  INlifATION OF CANDIDATES 4:30 P.M. SHARP  Conducted by North Burnaby Lodge No. 37  Slipper for all at the Legion Hall at 6:00 p.m. First  Dsgreo for candidates initiated, at 7:30 p.m., conducted  --.- Little Mountain Lodge No. 60, and ending: at. 9:30  sharp.  Candidates Please Confirm - 4:30 and 7:30 - Times.  ���~..j��  s '"^'yP''"''"*  ��� ���       'A,                                       >//,"  AA  &>        ''aa w   A...    . ,**~,WV '  \  K'.  -ii  ���������'��������...���,.,.  / y?VWJV<Ay���"��'&>-.-*'  ^^   "AA AAA  ���  S AAA A^ yl   *** AA-A.^ . ,  " ,A.   "^'"'"K?<���~AAA,AA. --"-...  ���������"���"��..��,,  -AA.       A        ���,     AAAAAAA-Aa-   AA  '"*"~"~f,  plus  LIFE 8NSURAMC  at no cost to you  Ask for our free descriptive booklet or write to  your nearest branch of The Bank of Nova Scotia  Whatls P.S.P.?  P.S.P. is The Bank of Nova Scotia's exclusive Personal.  Security Program. It offers you a choice of five savings  goals to be reached in 50 easy .monthly, payments.  And. as soon as you sign up, your savings goal is life  insured at no cost lo you.  How do you get in on it?  Pick your savings goal. Fill in an application form at  your, nearest branch of The Bank of Nova Scotia.  When it is accepted yon get your insurance certificate  right then and there. You're launched on the road to  completing your savings goal���plus interest���\>U;?.-  life insurance on the goal thai protects your loved ones.  Here are the five savings goesls  and the SO monthly payments.  Savings Goal                                  Monthly Payajonfs  $   100    . '     $  2  500  10  750 15  1000 '. . 20 '  Are you eHgibSe?  Yes, if vouVe under 46 and ov��r 6 and in ~of--d '���^-���'!tb.  You, your wife and your children can . / partifijHj',- in  individual plans���one of ihe iinest waw to t-i'ico_f_j��*  your youngsters to save!  What about payments ?  Easv! You make them month?v w person or by nta'd.  And vour payments earn inten:;*!..  Medi��aS exarrsf'iatiori ?  i\o. Yoa just have iolet us know you're in <>.>od :jf,;a,?i:':,  Who p��ys the insurance premiums ?  The Bank of Nova Scotia.  Can you eance? the cos^ta*:??  Certainly!. At any time. You get back al! vou have w��d  in. plus interest, minus a. charge lo cover the J>ai;.k';j  services. \ u  Your'partner in helping Canada grow.   .  -- - -    y-K1-^  ��   ���  ill ftiNvlF  TfW-f it W '^'Bt^1MJ mi*m ���-*���"* ��� - ^��"  sl-ill   apparent   ones;    drunken- or your loved may be next.  ness,    fatigue,    stupidity,    they      Is it worth it?  Your BNS Manager is a good man to know. In  Squamish and Woodfibre he is A.M. Reid. Western Onion Telegraph  Night Letter  to  Mr.  I.B.   Clueless,  c/o Coast JNews,  Due to similarity conditions  between overtaxed, underpriv-  iledged citizens of Sechelt Peninsula and citizens of Lower  Lower Slbbovia stop Entire  population   this   place   heading  WATERWORKS   CO.   REPLIES  y TO CITIZENS COMMITTEE  I have been- advised to reply  to your letter of April 22nd  1954 re the operation of this  company. We apologize for the  delay but we were not in a  position to reply to your letter  at an earlier date.  The company is anxious to  serve the community of Sechelt  and therefore, do not wish to  take steps which could, in any  way, be regarded as retarding  the development of the  community.  In Hie past, the water system  was operated by the parent  company, Union Steamships  Limited, and when the application for increased rates was  made,.the Pubilc Utilities Commission required that a separate  company be formed so that the  records  of that company could >  be kept entirely separate from j would mean additional charges  the   operations   of   the   parent  for Sechelt Peninsula atop Ad-I1^0?^  vise Real Estate agents your  area prepare to unload all  worthless property stop Advise  local merchants prepare to un^  load unsaleable stock, wormy  raisins, mouldy oranges, haywire Power Saws stop Missionaries "arriving first to investigate cultural levels.  SIDEH1LLS   AND   FERRIES      'r. ,       ,      ,    .   -, ..  ��iujJ��*L.i,J   *-.��x^   jr^im    &      jhave already started it.  The  first   loggers  found   the The Federal Government can  sidehill   at   Gibsons  a   fruitful tear   down    Granthams    wharf  show, nice and steady and good which is a menace and make a  .timber.    It   should   have   been smart  beach  level wharf  with  left   thataway   and   then   there swim floats,  to come  out from  would be no trouble about park- the   small   Indian   Reserve   at  ing and all would be serene. Doherty's  Point.   The  Soereds  The collection of shacks and can   instruct  Mr.  Pilling  to  do  hovels that now adorn the hill- awav  witn   the   bridge   and   at  -side   leave* no   room   for   this th�� same place cut the big hill  necessary   evil,    and   as   it   is down   and   straighten   out   the  evident    Powell    River    traffic road  arid black top it at least  will    stream    through    here ��� as far ^'Hopkins,  'shortly,   there   is   going   to   be This  would  all  be   so   much  Thursday   May   20th,   1954    The Coast News  better than wasting 30  million  I     Several  times  recently   there dollars on pork arM butter and  have   been   visitors   from   the financially fiddling in the dark  powers   that   be,   to   study   the  with civil defense. It's too late  problem but nothing has come   to  do   anything "tNis  summer,  of it. We require a faster boat  but  we   shall   really  see  some  and   larger,   and   a   new   dock  shenanigans, believe me.  setup. The remedy might be for    I humbly apologize if anybody  the impoverished Ferry  Co.  to feels insulted,  anake   a   trip   to   Ottawa   and,  Signed '  J.P. Shark L L D  company. When that had been  done, the P.U.C. were then in  <a position to asses the requirements of the new company and  although the date of the hearing  was in March 1950 and the  formation of the new company  was in July 1952, the P.U.C.  authorized the rates applied for  in 1950 and rejected the company's application for increased  rates in 1953.  This financing can only be  obtained if the company is  showing ,a'n operating profit and  would require to. be financed  out of the revenues of the  company.  With respect to the suggestion  that the- rates of the company,  be reduced to a" flat rate of  $25 per- annum for all private  consumers, this suggestion  would   be   considered   by   this  company but  those commercial  The method of rating applied j consumers   would  hive  to  pay  was believed to. be most equitable for the" whole community  end was not designed nor intended to fall heavily on one  consumer as opposed with  another   and  this  company has  an.even greater water rate and  the school rates -would also be  proportionately increased over  the present authorized rate. We  repeat our earlier statements  that we are prepared at any  time,   to   consider   the   rates   of  made, several times, its position  quite clear to various individual, mis  company  and   any   amend-  consumers   who    have    ap-  ments thereto>  as   Proposed  by  the    consumers    in    the    com-  ap-  prdached    it   directly   and   the  Public      Utilities      Cammissioii; ilmmity-  that it will willingly amend any |     Under    the    Public   'Utilities  rates    chargeable    tp   any   one   Commission   regulations,   every  consumer   providing   the   other   utility is closely scrutinized by  consumers  are   in   accord  with 'that Commission and any profit  tlie amended rates and are, of  course, prepared to assume the  additional charges arising out  of the reduction to any one  consumer.  The qu?stT:on of percentage  increase ini rates is somewhat  misleading because, whereas  other utilities have had a number of increases throughout the  past twenty years, this is the  first incne'aise that the .Sechelt  water system has had in the  same y^e^ipd, y Th^r^ore/, the  percentage, increaseamay. look  sfeartlingly large but. actually,  we are only bringing our rates  into line to maintain the service at) that standard that the  ' residents of Sechelt have so  often requested, although, they  have quickly passed over the  additional cost that would be  incurred in imaintaimlng such a  standard.  We would point out that the  parent compiaaiy absorbed a loss  on the operation for the Sechelt  w*ter system for many, many  years prior to the new rates  going into effect and -as indicated above, the consumers!  wished a better service. Before  undertaking the improvement  of the service, the company  offered the system to the community but this offer was not  accepted - and ..therefore the company wenit ahead with the  necessary work to improve the<  service. Any fair offer by the  community to acquire the water  system would be given every  consideration by the parent  company.  The present rate structure is  bareiyi ^sufficient to meet the  day to day operating costs of  the company and does not Provide sufficient funds to replace  the present pipes, mains, etc.  as this becomes necessary. It  certainly does not permit this  company to undertake any  large expansion without borrowing    money    which,    in    turn,  W. WSeFadden, D.O.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment.  Why go to Vancouver for  . Ontical Service?  made over and above the  'amount deemed necessary by j  tlie Commission to promote  proper development of water  facilities to any area is-.-returne'cL  to the. community and the consumer by reduced wate^r rates  in the following period. '--  Sechelt Waterworks Ltd., is  required to be a self-supporting  unit and all actions and changes  in the system of pipes, mains,  pressure tanks have all to be  approvedjby^ the P\U,C. who are  arbitrating,':'in effect, between  the community and the" supplier  of water.  Unfortunately, the new company is faced, like all business  today, with increased costs but  with co-operation of the consumers, we shall do everything  we can to provide the maximum service with the minimum  cost.  W.A. Reid,  Secretary,  Sechelt Waterworks Ltd!  Ed's Note: While the above  letter is somewhat lertgthy. we  publish it in he hope that it  may assist in the solution of  the Sechelt water problem.  removing it's hat, could very  well say we have save! ycu a  lot of money, therefore, you can  help us build a wharf at the  head of the bay which will be  big enough to park 'all cars  that are coming to the ferry.  This would not be a big drain  on the Welfare bucket. The  cherry and apple growers, fishermen, civic defence etc., have  their sn.out in it so what little  ve need w.ll not be missed.  I feel, sure our glorious  Socred Department of Public  Works, who reached their  supreme moment when they  put a sidewalk on the Port  Mellon Highway bridge, will  build a .scer-i'c highway via  Gower Point to Roberts Creek  and black   top  it,   in  fact they  C.Y. Nical  This SPRING  Get it  at  HASSAN'S  Boots   and  Shoes  For  Spring Work or Play.  Fishermen's   Needs  For  the New  Season.  We're Agents For  BAPCO  PAINTS  And   Handle   A   Complete  Line.  HASSAN'S   Store  Phone   11-U  PENDER   HARBOUR  This advertisement Is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  NANAIMO?  BLACKBALL  LEAVE HORSESHOE BAY  Daylight Saving Time  Daily: 8 A.m., 12 it., 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 m.  Free connecting but service from downtown Vancouver City to  Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver  Use The Coast News Classified  0NLYAV-8ISUPT0DATE...  TRY  Mtt V_E���oncf find out why Ford is worth mora.  -lake it out on the. road and you'll be convinced that  Ford out-perfbrms ail other cars in its field.  Offf KIf���ond discover ford's V-8 tmooihnyu,  Let^the respotfsi^ >p^f^nnance of Ford's great V-8  engine���product of the1 experience.gained in building  more V-8 engines than all other manufacturers combined���prove to you that only aV4 is up to date.  DSHWE-and^���l ford's toff, ttoady rid*.  Enjoy the road-hugging "big-car" feet of Ford, relax  in the comfort of Fprd's firmly sprung foam-rubber  seats, experience the completely effortless ease of  'driving1 mat's yours whett you drive Ford.  bltlVE-wo think yov'll liko it.  If you buy a car with an eye to lasting value, then-  you'll be wise to go Ford���because Ford is worth  more when you buy it, worth tnore when you sell it.  WORTH MORE TODAY  WORTH MORE TOMORROW  CHECK YOUR CAR    CHECK ACCIDENTS  MAY IS SAFETY &0NTH  CUSTOMLINE FORDOR SEDAN  {Certain feature* illustrated or mentioned are "Standard" on some models, optional at extra cost on otters.)  YOUR  FORD   DEALER  INVITES YOU TO  Sechelt 4  The Coast News       Thursday   May   20th,   1954  ���r-i lwc-. ^���j^rw  OFF MAIN STREET  By JOE DENNETT  MacLean's Shoes  See Our New  FE.EDCICLOGS  In All Shades  OUR SUMMER SANDALS ARE HERE  Phone 111 H  Gibsons  Johnr Wood  M8WME I iPPLIMCES  Are You Prepared  For The 24th  FISHING? CAMPING?  SPORT?  WE   CAN   SUPPLY   YOUR  REQUIREMENTS  Support Your Local May Day  "YOUR   HARDWARE    NUMBER"  Phone 32 Gibsons  Haddock's Marine Ways  SPRING PAINT SALE  10 percent Discount on all PETTIT Paint Products  Purchased in May  For Repairs, Welding and Boat Rentals  Phone Pender Harbour 9 S  "YOUR    HOSPITAL"  Roberts Creek  Round-up  by  Madge   Newman  Roberts Creekers going to  Sechelt for the first time this  Spring to attend the joint service ,,and get together at St.  Hilda's were loud in praise and  appreciation of the fine gardens  and attractive homes seem from  Union  GENERAL   STORE  Sechelt, B.C.  Elphinstone  Branch VON  Appeal For Funds  How many people in this area  know where their Hospital is?  We all take it for granted that  there is a Hospital, giving the  matter no further thought. the highway. They also felt that  However, when we need Hos- the district should be proud of  pital care we then realize our tlieir new Parish Hall,  difficulty. True there is a Hos.' The movie> King>s x brought  difficulty. True there is a Hos* tQ the Legion HaU by ^ Credit  pital at Garden Bay, or one can Uniorij wag well attended. Also  go to Vancouver, if one is able shown; besides a couple of  to travel. There is, too, very amusing -pictures for the kid-  iittle hope of immediate hos-jdies> were irtterseting ��� films of  pitalization on arrival. the interior Peacll Festival and  It is then and only then, that various parts of the Cariboo,  you  realize  that your Hospital i  is in YOUR OWN HOME, made | A good time was had by all  possible only by the .services of at the Community Hall last  your Victorian Order of Nurses. Saturday night with Buddy  Last year, for instance, ap- Reynold's orchestra providing  proximately 1800 calls were the music. The Hall must have  made to the homes of the sick been quite crowded judging by  with efficient attention and one group seeni square dancing'  services provided by your VON in the road outside! Mayhap an  Nurse. I addition to the building should  "Your Doctor will tell you of be made before Evan Kemp's  the need of a Hospital, and we ! gang comes along on June 5th.  are  sure that you will concur,.!       .  therefore, your co-operation for | The Leei0n L-A. plans a whist  the continuance of tlie VON J*ive at ihe Leeion Hal1 on the  Service is a must, certainly as ^ And don>t for-et their  far as this area is concerned. | Rummage Sale on the 26th.  Let us consider what this serv- Thfe are stiU a *ew d��ys to  ice consists of, sather Aether those odds and  VON provided  the  only bed-  cndis  that y��u   Aon?t  want  but  side nursing service on the Pen:. ���llich ���>uld be useful to them.  There is a depot for receiving  them in.your district.  MAY  DAY  SUGGESTIONS  Faded Blue Denims for Men - Women - Children.  COTTON  AND  NYLON DRESSES  Canvas Sports Shoes for    Men - Women - Children.  BATHING  SUITS! .  i  The Toggery  Phone 56  Sechelt  I  British Columbia - Alberta:  Energy Poo! of North America  MEATS:  LOCAL SMOKED BLACK COD ...  (Bob Donley)  LOCAL FILLET OF COD .;.......  (William Anderson)  LOCAL COOKED CRABS  ���:.  (William. Anderson)  LOCAL SALMON (when obtainable)  (Mel Jeffries) ;< *  ... per lb 48^  .. per lb 29tf  ... 2 for 65��  .. per lb 49#y  See^The Board For Es^a  Butchers Specials!  DRYGOODS:  X$<:.  WAT(H��OtJR BARGAI_t|ABLE!  -^--  ^  insula and district.  The VON Nurse works with,  and under the direction of your  Doctor.  Service is rendered to all,  regardless of creed, color or  ability to pay. Covers DVA  Nursing Service.  Skilled Nursing care ini your  home on a visit basis, for Medical, Surgical and convalescent  patients; chronically ill and  aged; Pre-Natal classes and  Maternity care. .  ,; Many, of the older Patienlts  are Oiabetics or Paralytic and  frequent calls are  necessary.  VON service does not in any  way duplicate the service of the  Public Health Nurse.  The Government grant. of  ^$300\00 per Nurse, per year does  j&bt-cover -expenises for one'  month, for an area extending  fr,bm Hopkins Landing to Silver*  Sgnds, (Penider Harbour.)  It is impossible to carry'out:'  this service without-funds. We  appeal for your donation, and  4 with r all due respect to the  'riiariy other public . services to  which you subscribe, we can  truthfully say, all monies collected, -are spent in this- area.  The only salary paid is iqx-.your  VON Nurse. AH other help and  cissisiance in -. adminils.trating  vhds service .is voluntary.  The Elphinstone. Branch of  the VON has been'operating-for  fifteen,year?. The results of this  ���campaign ..for ; : funds, .which  starts c-n May 20ttij will determine whether or not .-this service shall continue. ���  Please Donate Genarously  when you are1 canvassed for the  VON Nursing Service. You cannot  pfford to be without it.   _..  v.-  Mrs.. Eileen Foulkes, now discharged from Hospital and  convalescinig, will remain in  Vancouver to attend the wedding of her third son, Earl, next  week.  The Morrison family has  returned to the Creek and  taken up residence on the Hall  Road. Mrs. Morrison will  manage the cafe for Mrs. E.  Laidlaw for ;the summer.  B.W.M   BQNE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow  1954  ���  VANCOUVER l, B.C  . Roofing Repairs  ~     Prompt Attention  WORK   GUARANTEED  Box 10." Coast.News  ���  I  BRITISH COLUMBIA and Alberta  together have the greatest undeveloped store of accessible energy and  fuel to be found anywhere in North  America.  They have natural gas, oil, coal  and water power sites in amazing  abundance.  In combination with timber, minerals and agricultural products, this  fuel and.- energy potential adds up:  to the raw materials of an immense  industrial empire.  Two things are needed to complete the picture: People and Risk  Capital. The people will come if  they can be gainfully employed.  Risk capital will come if it can be  invested with confidence. It must be  sure that it's wanted and will get a  friendly reception and square deal.  I  ���  ft  ���  ���  IRITISH COLUMBIA FEDERATION OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY  Distilled in Canada and distributed by The  House  of  Seagram  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  The  Coast- News  A BRAND NEW SUBDIVISION   ���-���������-���  .. -*������ -���      .   ������..,.-.������.      ���    .i    ���.,���������,   ��� ��� ���   ...       -������.. .��  IDEALLY LOCATED area at corner of Honeymoon Lane and Pratt Road.  Gentle sloping ground - good view potential.  CLOSE TO  GIBSONS-T-THE  BEACHES ��� THE  HIGHWAY  Lovely spot - quiet - peaceful - a country estate you can afford to buy;  and be proud to own - will always be a desirable area.  A subdivision, consisting ofLfifty attractive estates of two or more acres,  each. Room to move around in'and ��Jr velope a pleasant homesight.  ��� We suggest you make your selection early - the moderate prices will sur<-  prise you and the low terms amaze you. '  / ���'.��� "       ���.'��������� ' * >  ITS THE REAL OPPORTUNITY YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR  Phone 44  Gibsons, B.C.  .A&Suas- May 2V ��� Roberts Creek  Xegion Auxiliary, whist drive,  in Legion Hall, 8 p.m.  May 24 ��� Gibsons - gala  yparade  etc.  May 25 ��� Gibsons, United  Church Hall, 8 p.m., meeting of  Gibsons Garden Club. All members please attend.  May 26 ��� Roberts Creek  Legion^ Auxiliary rummage sale.  May 26 ��� Gibsons elemen-  vtlary school, 9 a.m., local track  Tneet.  May 27 ��� The Rt. Rev. G.P.  Goweir D.D. will hold services  in St. Bartholomew's Church,  Gibsons at -11:15 a.m. and 7:30  p.m.  May 28 ��� Roberts Creek,  8 p.m., Legion Hall, VON board  meeting.  May 30 ��� Gibsons, home of  Mrs. Art Pilling, meeting of the  Pair Committee at 2 p.m.  May 31 ��� Gibson's. Important meeting of Board of Trade.  Special speaker.  June 2 ��� Gibsons St. Bartholomew's W.A. superfluity sale,  home cooking etc.  June 4 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall. Quarterly meeting of St.  Bartholomew's W.A.  June 5 ��� Roberts Creek,  Dance, Evan. Kemps orchestra,  lary school, 10 a.m., Peninsula  ���elementairy school track meet.  June 5 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  Loggers' Association Benefit  Dance.  June 5 ��� Gibsons Elementary school at 10 a.m. Peninsula  elementary  school   track   meet.  June 6 ��� Gibsons School  Hall basement, .2 p.m., Junior  Garden Club^ meelting.  June 10 ��� Roberts Creek  Hall, PTA dance, music by the  Rythm Pals.  June 17 ��� Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild Gasden Tea, at 2 p.m. at  the home of- Mrs. e Osborne,  Sr.  June 20 ��� F a ther *s Day  Dinner, Legion Hall, Sechelt,  6���7:30 p.m.  June 22 ��� Gibsons, at home  of Miss Grant at. 2.30 p.m.,  garden- party by the Friendly  Group of the W.A. of the United  Church.  -   *  June 23 ��� Roberts Creek,  Masonic Hall at 2:30,  OES tea.  June 26 ��� Gibsons School  Hall. Hard times dance, in aid  of fair- prizes.   .  i  Sechelt  Vats' Hall fobbed  At Gambler Island  Late  Saturday night or early  Thursday   May   20th,   1954       The Coast News  By  A HIES j Sunday  morning,  the Veterans'  Dr.    and   Mrs.   G.   Robinson ; Hall    at   Gambier   Island   was j  with   Wendy   and   Michael,   of robbed    of    thirty-five    dollars   j  Vancouver   are   guests   of   the  frcm    the    tIli     The    Vandals7   I  Nickson    family    at    Rexwood,.; failiixg to force the door, gained  Miss   Susan   Roberts   is   also .a'  : entrance   by  'breaking   a   hole  guest.there. (through the wall, which caused  Mr. T. Garlick of Vancouver: gk,:,ses ito be broken, and con-  was staying for a few" days as- siderable damage to the interior  guest  of  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Frank'.'0f  the building.  Cigarettes and  French. other supplies were untouched.  Mr.   John    Watson    has   left.      Qn  the   outside   wall   of  the  Sechslt  for  Banff;   for - a  shortna^j   a   bcx  for   donations for  visit. j Veterans' comforts is kept, this  Jeniie Gowland  was   visiting ;was taken, als0   Th�� amoUnt in  her  parents,   Mr.   and  Mrs. ��� G. j the box is not known,-  Gowland. . 'y,?  We are sorry to hear that  Mrs. Fred Gibbons has beenj  taken, to hospital-very ill. We*  hope she will be -better soon.  Mr. Guy Powell is also in hos-  ' JUST PHONE--.-  GIB30MS 45 W  Minimum Charge  50c for 15 words, .tii  2c per extra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  s.  pital   undergoing   an  operation.'  Julyv 8  ���: Roberts Creek,  at  Mrs.   P.B.   Long's  home  ���  St.  Aidan's    garden    party,    home |  cooking, sewing, etc.  July 15 ��� Gower Point, St.  Bartholomew's garden party at  Mrs Chasters. ' ���  August 5'���Summer Garden  Tea,   by   the   Friendly' Group,  ���will be held Aug 5th.  i Gower '  Gleanings  THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  by Gypsy Towers  The Will Bows off to the City  making last minute.. preparations for their coming flying  trip to Scotland, England and  Back    in  .time    for   "a  SOAMES     POINT   -  furnished ; couple of jolly hops before the  house.    3    bedrooms,    fireplace, j season  gets  too  warm  for such  furnace,   nice   view,   a>   gift   at  $5750  on LOW TERMS.  FOR   INSURANCE  OR  REAL ESTATE  SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Member Association of B.C..  Real   Estate  Agents.  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  activated antics.  Quite an attractive setting  taking place at the Wilson  Johnston estate shaping up for  the tea parties on the patio.  Mrs. Steele ��� and Tibby o% New  Westminster very busy supervising and feeding the lightning  work gangs brought up by son-  in-law Mr. Carr.M-.ro.-.-. Wm evj~il. .iN(J-J.N _" S ft-iSSiUNri  pedited -the   installation   of  the j St. Mary - Giosons - 9:00  a.m.  FOR SALE  FOR   SALE  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons. tfn  iiI'cii services- ���  ANGLICAN CHUKCH  St.     Bartholomew's      Church,  Gibsons  May 23rd 1954  5th Sunday  after Easter  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.m. Evensong  it.   Hilda's   Church   ���   Sechelt *  J 1:00 a.m. Holy Communion  11.00 a.m.  Sunday School  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m.   Sunday  School  2:00  p.m.   Evensong  Thurs. iVIay 27,  Ascension  Day  St.  Bartholomew's  Church  Gibsons  11:15  a.m.   Holy  Communion  7:30   p.m.   Confirmation  '37 Hudson Coach ��� cheap  for cash. Vic Metcalfe, Totem  Realty. 20  SPECIAL OFFERING, Secher  Highway - 350 foot frontage,  15 acres, close to Gibsons. 3  acres cleared, good chicken and  brooder house, fine water system, electric lights, really good  4 bedroom home, 3 pc bath,  comfortable - clean - modern,  Duroid roof, commercial possibilities, chickens, garden,  cabins. It is a bargain at $7500  on terms. - Totem Realty at  Gibsons.  Rough   and   Planed   Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   " Z  KOLTERMAN  SAWMILLS  Halfmoon "Bay  1952 Herculefe sports model  mens bicycle, 3 speed, in excellent    shape,    complete    with  accessories,   $35.   J.   Cressweli,  Gibsons  79M.  Orfly four lots left in  "High*  lands"   subdivision.   $350   each*  $35 cash and $10 per month.  John Coleridge Realty, Gibsons,  FOR SALE ��� Small modern  house, central location. Can be  seen by appointment Box 5, The  Coast News. tfnj  KROMHOFF HATCHERIES  Largest producer day old  turkeys - started turkeys all  ages. R.O.P. sired day , old  chicks. Started laying strain  pullets, Leghorns or New Hampshire. Kromhoff ,Hatchreies  R.R. No. 5 New Westminster,  B.C.  Selma     Park   ���   completely  furnished   houtee,   4   bedrooms,  fireplace,   3   pc  bath,   right  on  I love";,--   beach,  'full   price    only  ! $475,i.   Tot   .n   Realty,   Gibsons.  H.B. Gordon Agencies: Real  Estate, Car Insurance, Fire Insurance. Phone .Sechelt 53 J.  Evenings and Holidays, H.B;  Gordon 81 H, or T.E. Duffy,  31 W. tfn  Keats Island, modern new  cottage on waterfrontage, snap  Ft $2750 Totem Realty, Gibsons.  "Whytecot", a 2 bedroom  home. Cabinet kitchen, 3 pc  bathroom, on Marine! Drive,  lnvely' view   of   Howe    Sound.  Cor/enierit terms.  please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  GIFT ' STORE''  -     ' PENINSULA '  ACCOUNTING     SEltVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems ���  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays  & Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays  &  Thursdaysi  G.O.   FAHRNI !  Box 22 Phone 44 LUMBER  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys���  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORK  Left of Post Office  Gibsons.  B. C.  Headquarters   for  Wool.  ���      GIBSONS  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing  -  Grading  -   Excavating,  D-4 &D-6;  Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone    GIBSONS    8S  OVIATT  LUMBER  CO.  Specializing in  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone   Gibsons   93J,   Evenings.  MACHINISTS  water system to tlie Stee]e cottage much to tlie delight of all  concerned.  Mr.   and   Mrs.   J.G.   Sinclair,  Sr.    seeing   v,lru.'s   'needed-   at'-*  their summer  e-1 ite before tho  onslaught of fseir irual deluge;  of seasonal visitors.  - ,.',' |  Mr. and Mr.-. Sidney Pprteous i  visiting  the Jules Mainil,   try-:  ing  a - few  practice  swings  P;i  the   new   golf   course.   What .a:  boon for the sports hungry res]- j  -fdemts and visitors ^ only 9 liole>-1  but what hazards they present! '  A  long felt need - congratulations  and  success   to   this venturesome pair.  'Margaret Stephens basking in  the' Gower .sunshine- and��������� ���������������-$&ji  Stephens tasty tidbits as she  weekenebs with her Mother at  the Stephens cottage. .    .  Hope the promised fourflush-  ing (pardon me - double flushing) of the Gower. Road get3  underway before the rush of  summer travellers scrapes off  the nice new gravel. "  Xf'tii  **y  ���becntxi,  11:00 a.m.  Port   Mellon First   Sunday  each month  at 4:30 p.m.  CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons  100 ���  Sechelt 45 J  CONSTRUCTION  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized  Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert  Tradesmen '  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104. -��� or 33  A.D.   DADES   CONSTRUCTION  Bulldozing,     Gravel Loading,  Land   Clearing,  Road Construction.  Phone  Solnik,       Shell  Service,  Sechelt, 48 C.  RADIO  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  - Authorized General Electric  '  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television  Phone 30 S Sechelt  GOLF  MAIN - PORT GOLF COURSE  Pitch and Putt ,  300 feet South  Sechelt Highway and Pratt Rd.  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone, Sechelt��5J  RADIO-- AJgfgJ&Sqjp ^ERVICE.  Speedy   Guaranteed    Work  ���New and- Used -Radios "  ROTOrWQRK  GARDEN  WORK  EASY   Witt  ROTQ*HOE   or   RO^O-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.  MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John" Littie>   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  Gabsons News  This   Also   Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  On May 16th, a son was born  to Mr.  and Mrs. G.S. Thomson'  of   North   Vancouver.   Another  grandson  for  Erlic  Thomson  Of  Hopkins Landing.  Sorry    to   report    that    Mrs.  Haley   was   taken   to   hospital  last week,   we  all Wish  her a  speedy^    recovery     and     quick  return to Gibsons.  Mr. J.H. Atlee has undergone  his second operation, and hopes;  he will be back home soon.  It was reported that Bert  Cole is improving slowly but  surely.  Mrs.    JFred    Crowlihrst    and'  daughter Carol  have lefe on a  four months  vacation to   Glas-.  ;gpw, Scotlann,  Mrs.  Crowhurst  is visiting her folks there.  Last Saturday there was an  accident at Hopkins Landing  ���Between a Prefect and a Chev.,  i Reported damage was Prefect  $300��v> Chev., $250. Glat to report that no one was hurt.  Last. Friday,    Mickey    "Tlie  night Watchman on the Ferry"  'had quite a shock when he  found that he was half way to  Horshoe Bay. He blames it on  Daylight Saving Time. I  wonder?  Mr. Chatt had an operation  last Tuesday, and is doing as  well as can be expected.  We   would   like   to   welcome  Mr. and Mrs. Dooley and son,  who haye located at Granthams  in "Aurora House".  .     oNiTED CHUKCH.  bunaay i>cnooi  Gibsons ��� y:.o a.m.  ..-ubnc   Worship   ���   11:00   a.m  H   berts  Creek  ��� 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public'-'.Worship   ���   3:30   p.m.  ..Pqrtt Mellon, Sunday  '    7 7:30 p.m.  i BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.       ��� ���  ---     -��� ���  | John Coleridge Realty, Gibsons.  Gravel, 15 cents yard in large  quantities,    20    cents    yard    in j     New Cushman, Husky 4.5 H.P.  small lots at pit. ' Air Cooled Motor. Still in crate.  Tom   Sr>odsr<>s~.   Selma   Park ! 15*5?-   discount from  new   price..  Phone   75R 26 '��� *>nane Pender 9H2. Frank Lee,   : ��� . Madeira Park, Pender Harbour.  LOTS ��� HOMES ��� FARMS��� ;  PENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE"  Sunday Services:  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]  Roberts Creek  Service Monday.  7:30  p.ni.  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  ISLANDS   ���   ACREAGE   ���  WATERFRONTAGE! ��� RENTALS   ���   INSURANCE   ���   NO  ��� MATTER    WHAT    YOU    ARE  INTERESTED     IN     IT     WILL  PAY YOU TO SEE US FIRST.  |\VE  COVER   ENTIRE   ARE!A;-  ;-PORT   MELLON   TO   PENDER  j HARBOUR.   OVER   300   LIST-  | JNGS. COME IN AND SEE OR  {'WRITE US. Its always a better  buy  at  TOTEM    REALTY ���  Phone 44, Gibsons, B.C.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges.  Excellent con- j  dition. From  $35.00  to   $150.00  at    Parkers    Hardware,    phone !  Sechelt 51. tfn.!  20  1948 Austin A-40. Three new  tires, excellent condition, $500.  Box 7 Ccast News.  Logging   Truck   and   Trailer  for   sale.   In   very   good   order  Jackson     Bros.     Logging     Co.;  phone    20M    cr    2GX    Wilson-  Creek, tfri  Gibsons ��� 2 room house on  lai-ge lot, onl $1650 on easy  terms.   Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  Cub's, jersey end shorts, size  8- good as new. Phone Gibsons  82K.  WANTED, Small wood stove!  For Sale, threei burner coal  stove. Phone G-bscns 8 S.  Island   ���   Secret  Cove  ana,  full   price   only   S2650.   Totem j      Realty  at  Gibsons. j     Save by buying at the farm.  Soames Point ��� 120 foot | Fowl, plucked or live weight,  .waterfrontage, good home, a j Elander Farms, Phone Gibsons  grand   view,   private  bay,   full : 68 H 2. 28  price only S8400 on easy terms, j     SOAMES     POINT  ���  lovely  Totem Realty at Gibsons.  beach, grand view, good garden,  ,���, ,                ��/.> v  oo>    fruit   trees,   city   water, lights,  2     bunk    houses    24 X  32' ! j                    .. i       ���  ���a,    a. -,    a. o    L-i4.Tr. j + ;ii phone. 2  bedroom guest house,  situated  at Sechelt.  For details ���l    ,    ��� ��0    .    , '  .    .   ,      i .j.       rr, a   ; and   a very   nice   3   bedroom  please   contact   oy   letter,   T.A '  Lamb, Jr. Sechelt.  jhome.  Its   only  $11,000.  Totem  Realty at Gibsons.  SWAP  1 wood lathe, never been used  would like  to  trade for power  Notice of Intention to Apply to lawn    mower    or   whalt   offers  LEGAL  LAND ACT  Lease Land.  In Land Recording District of  2IX  Vancouver,   and   situate   in  the      vicinity of D.L. 4825, Group 1, j  N.W.D,, near Storm Bay Sechelt j  Inlet,  B.C. !  Mike   Jackson,  Phone   Sechelt  21  -L/vJi  s  LAN_T  ACT  Take   niotice : that   I,   Vernon   Notice of Intention to Apply to  Arnold Owre, of Sechelt,   B.C..} Lease Land,  occupation Cutting Forest; In Land Recording District of  Greens intends to apply for a j Vancouver, B.C. and situate at  lease of the following described the head of Narrows Arm,  lands:��� Sechelt Inlet, N.W.D.  Commencing      at      a      post       Take notice that O & O Log-  plianited on the mean high water j ging Co. Ltd., of Sechelt, B.C.,  FOR RENT  Unfurnished 4 roorn house,  all conveniences, on .beach, full  basement. Apply Box 131,  Gibsons. 21  INSURANCE  "ire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  mark   approximately   13   chains  due  north   of  tlie  S.W.   corner  of D.L. 4285, Group  1, N.W.D:,  ���thence  southerly   38   chains   to  the   east  side   of  the   head   of  iStorm   Bay,    thence   10   chains  Westerly   across   the   head   of  Storm,. Bay,   thence   45   chains  Northerly     Westerly     running  parallel to the shore of Storm  Bay  to   the South  East corner  of D.L. .4445 Group 1. N.W.D.-,  'thenoe due East to a point of  zero tide, thence in a Southerly  Easterly   and   Northerly   direction    following    the   zero    tide  level   back    to    the    point   of  commencement,   and   containing  10 acres more or less, for the  purpose of Oyster Culture.  Vernon   Arnold   Owre.  Dated April  1st,   1954.  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear,  Gibsons. tfn  occupation   Loggers,  intends   to;     WATCH REPAIR - All types  apply for a lease of the following described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  8 chains North of the Northwest  c o,r n e r of Indian Reserve  Number 6," thence along the  shore of Narrows Arm in a  Northerly and Easterly direction  1900 feet; thence West, 2 chains  (132'); thence South 30 degrees  West, 20 chains; thence South  20 .degrees -West, .6 -chains;  thence East, 2 chains to the  point of commencement, and  containing ten acres more or  less, for the purpose of booming  logs.  O & O Logging Co. Ltd.,  Per, M.W. Gormely,  Agent.  Dated April 8th,  1954.  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt,  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  CARD    OF   THANKS ~  The family of the late Arthur''  G. Bryant wish to thank their  friends for kindness and  sympathy during itheSr recent  bereavement. Special thanks to  Rev H.U. Oswald, and the  Graham Funeral Directors.  Mrs. F.G. Westell.  A. Bryant. The Coast News     Thursday   May   20th,   1954  Haddock's  Boat  Rentals  Prize For Biggest Salmon  Caught in May, June, July  August   and   September,  also a GRAND PRIZE, for  Years    Biggest    Salmon  This   Months   Prize:  MARBLOID FINISH  DOUBLE    TRAY  TACKLE  BOX  Phone 9 S  Pender Harbour  PLYWOOD  In Handy  TAKE HOME PANELS  FREE:  Plans For  Garden    Furniture    etc.  PLYWOOD    REJECTS  from  5c. per sq. ft.  degrade unsanded  4X8X5/16       $2.60  SEE THE NEW  Driftwood  &  Ranchwall  Write or Phone for  Information & Literature  The rakish sports car styling of Buick's two-door  Super Riviera sedan makes it a sure-fire beauty  winner for 1954. Modelled after Buick's famed  Skylark sports car, it features the new panoramic  windshield, a cut-down door belt line, full rear-  wheel cut-out and a refined sweepspear molding.  The Super Riviera is mounted on a 127-inch wheel-  base and is powered by a 182-hprsepower V-8  engine when equipped with Twin-Turbine Dynafiow.  Wire wheels are optional.  Sylvacord - Etchwood  Shadowood  lA" Mahogany 3 ply  18c. per sq. ft.  W.A. Entertain  Guest Speakers  St. Bartholomew's W.A.  entertained ,Mrs. S. Godfrey,  President / of     the     Diocesan  Balis & strikes Joint PTA'S And  j  Teachers Plan  Scholarship Award  AT  Gibsons Building  Supplies Ltd.  by Observer  The Mid Peninsula soft ball  league opened Sunday. The  Firemen shut-out Pen'der Harbour 3 to 0 in what we consider  tlie best ball game played to  Board, and Mrs. Hendrick, Vice ��� date. The Firemen have finally  President of North Vancouver come into their own and are  Deanery   at   a    luncheon   held   showing   the   strength   that   up  Friday May,  7th. .        to     'this    game    they    haven't   Mond~y   May   17th,   wdth   only  Fifty   members  were  present   shown, ! 25  members  present.  President  The regular monthly meeting  of the Gibsons PTA was held  in   the   Elementary   School   on  Phone 53  Gibsons^  including members of St.  Aidan's W.A. of Roberts. Creek.  After luncheon Mrs. Godfrey  and Mrs. Hendrick spoke on the  different phases of W.A. work,  stressing the importance of  Juniors' and Girls' auxiliaries  of the W.A. and also what has  been      accomplished      through  This game was full of stars,  to pick them out is a tough job  but here goes:  The first star goes to "Old  Dependable"    Norm   McKay   of  Mrs. Goostrey was in the chair  and conducted a fairly lively  meeting.,  Convenors    and    their    committees checked details for the  the Firemen, who got his first > refreshment booths at the May  shut-out of the -season and 24th celebrations. Elementary  looked like a big leaguer doing ��� school sports meet on May 26th  it.   And   time  that Norm was    | also  the  peninsula  Sport  meet  IRENE'S DRESS & STYLE SHOPPE  WE HAVE A FULL LINE OF PLAY TOGS  Circular Cotton Play Suits for Big and Little Girls  Skirts in Snappy Colors  NAVY   SHOOTS   NOW   AVAILABLE  Phone 35  GIBSONS  BaPs Block  N O T IC E  Mrs. Smith of ARTISTE   BEAUTY  SALON  is moving to SEACREST - across from Bal's Block  The Salon will be closed from  JUNE 1ST to JUNE 8TH  Phone  Gibsons  98K  For  Appointments  fifty years of service since the   in trouble he came out of it by   which is being held in Gibsons  forming of the W.A. in 1904. sheer    determination    and    the   this year on, June 6th werei dis.  ycussed.  Convenors for all three events  are Mrs. Clarke and Mrs.  Emerson. Mrs. Goostrey and  PTA members thanked these  ladies for their generous help.  It was decided to give the  usual treats to all the school  children on May 26th, and to  all the children competing in  the sports play-offs on June  6th.  Prizes.* will once again be  given by the PTA for perfect  attendance in the elementary  grades.  Mrs. Goostrey read a report  from the Scholarship committee which has been formed by  the joint PTA's of Roberts  Creek, Sechelt, Gibsons, and  Teaching Staffs to offer a  scholarship tothe most deserving student taking university  entrance- or vocational. The  Scholarship will be known as  'PTA and Teachers Scholarship.  sheer    determination    and  backing of a real team.  The second star goes 'to Bud ''**  Fisher of the Firemen who  played a sensational game at  third base, cutting off runners  at the plate ��� with terrific fielding and figuring in the majority  of the put-outs of the game.  The third star 'I'm giving to  Bud, the pitcher of Pender,  ..who pitched a three* hit ball  game and lost, it's tough to  lose a close game like that buj  all. the more credit to him, he  really chucked.  A special mention goes to  George Robinson of Pender  who in my opinion is the back  bone of the Pender team.  '- In the othdr gamefc Wilson  Creek downed the Merchants  9 to 6 .im a very loosely played  but still a good, ball game. The  game was full of errors by both  teams, but what else can be  expected on a field such as the  one at Wilson Creek.  The Board of Commi'ss.ionexs of the Corporation of Gibsons/  Landing, in view of greater capacity of water mains, and  additional water supply rsalized by well drilling, are of  the opinion that a limited amount of sprinkling of lawns  and gardens may be permitted from the Municipal water  system during the summer of  19S4.  Kcwc-fr. pumping equipment a: installed at the new wells  is ncJ: cb'e to furnish the full di livery cf the welk, and  funds available at this time are not sufficient to pay for  new equipment able to pump the full delivery.  In crd'-J.' that such v/at?r as is available may be utilized to  t!-.3 fullest exier.t the Board has adopted the following Res-  oiuli'on:  ."Sprinkling during the months of Jun', July, and  August,-'he allowed on permits to be issued by the  Clerk; such permits, to allow sprinkling for one  hour ptr day, between the hours of 8 p.m. and  11 p.m., and on three days each week. Permit shall  be posted in a conspicuous place'on the pr^mi^cs  and shall be open to inspection by the Water Commissioner or other official of the Corporation. Fee  for  permit  shall be:  j In the cither game Port Mellon  ! trimmed a greatly - "improved  i Seima  Park   team   7   to   2.   By  the way, watch Selma Park, in  my ��� book,    they    are  underestimated.    -  A new method of electing  officers is being tried this year  and if all members are interested and use. thettr ballot it will  greatly De very successful. Ballots are  self   explanatory.   The  children  Tne fans really turned out w.m take them home, and mem-  for all the games and if this bers are requested to complete  is a start then we are really the ballot as instructed,  looking for the finish, I'm sure Mrs. Heroin who went to the  .ill tho pia���.t.s and managers p.TA Convention held in Van-  .ia very pleased, so keep it up  couver,  as local  representative,  covered the convention  thoroughly. Her report was  very 'interesting with . many  humorous comments.    ,   .  "The next PTA Meeting, and,  tlie last one for this season, will j  be held June 21st  at 8:00  p:m. j '  Lans.  y  Flat Rate service  Metered  service -  permit.)  ��� Two Dollars  and Fifty  cent;.  Fifty   cents   (to   cover   cost   of  In case of any violation of conditions of permit, the  permit may be cancelled without refund, in addition to any penalties applicable for violation of  Water Regulations  and Rates  Bylaw/'  R,  BURNS,  Clerk.  The Corporation of the Village of Gibsons Landing:  Gibsons, B.C.  The Gibsons May Day celebrations wall start at 10:00 a.m.  v/illi Cars Floats, Bicycles etc..  (o be ft the High School  grounds for judging.  The   parade   starts   at   11:30,  Crowning   of   May   Queen    and  I presentation   at   12.30.   Maypole  dancing will start at  12:30   and  judg-ng   of   childrens'   costumes  at 1:00 p.m. Prizes will be given  by the Queen for Floats, etc. at  :1-15   and    the   Queen   will   be  !i:--ke;i for lunch  at  1:30.     ..������  1 The carnival starts at 1:30  and the sports, wiill commence  at  2:00   p.m. ', J  I     There, will be free dancing at  the School Hall for children in  the   evening  from   7   to   9   p.m.  i and   an   adult  dance  will   com-  ; mence at 9:30 j  The   committee   advises   that  I times are approximate. Starting  time will be 11:30 a.m. and the  balance   of   the   program   wM |  stay  ��'3  nearly   on   schedule   as'  .he  committee  can   arrange.       j  $  FOR SALE:  SLAB   WOOD  '. $7.50 Per Cord  ���  SAWDUST ...   $7.50 Per Unit  Phone Gibsons 22R or 44  Ran Vernon  Building Contractor  Fully Experienced In AH Phases Of  BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION  R.R.1. Gibsons Phone 26W  ALLAN & BARTER  i  IMPERIAL  ���sso  PftODUCTS  IMPERIAL   OIL   LIMITED  We suggest that 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 Totem Realty.  FUEL  GET YOUR WINTERS SUPPLY AT SUMMER PRICES  Fir and Alder Bushwood in Good Supply At all Times:  Phone Gibsons 50 W or Contact  SLAB WOOD        * In Gib��ons S6-50 *>er Unit  * Beyond Gibsons $8.50 per Unit  * In Gibsons $7.50 per Cord  * Beyond Gibsons $9.50 per Cord  FIR SAWDUST  Vancoper - liibsons Freight Lines  At Tnglis Warehouse  REMINDERS FOR MAY 24TH  PEDAL PUSHERS AND BATHING SUITS  Running Shoes for Men, Women, and Children.  COTTON  SKIRTS  AND   BLOUSES  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  Notice To Parents  If you plan to enroll your child in Grade 1 next  September please register him or her at your  nearest school on the dates shown below.  Madeira Park  Superior May  27-1 p.m.-3 p.m.  Sechelt May  20 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Roberts Creek May 27-2 p.m.  Gibsons Landing Elementary May 19 & 26-Mornings  Other Schools May 27 & 28  Birth   Certificates   or  other  valid  documents  must be submitted as proof of age.  THE BOARD OF  SCHOOL TRUSTEES,  '    y      SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46  (SECHELT)  :����  ave free  IF YOU HOLD Third Victory Loan 3% Bonds (issued November, 1942 to  mature November, 1956) they should be presented for payment on or after  June 1st through any branch bank in Canada. AFTER THIS DATE NO  FURTHER INTEREST WILL BE^PAID; The interest coupon dated  November 1st, 1954 and all coupons dated later than this must be attached to  the bonds when they are presented for pa3^ment. Payment will be $101.26  for a $100 bond (and for other denominations accordingly). This payment  includes a $1 premium as required by the terms of the bond���plus 26^ which '  is interest at 3% from May 1st to June 1st��� the period since the last coupon  became payable.  Government of Canada ' By: BANK OF CANADA, Fiscal Agent  VB-3-54  4-uxsmrwoK^mm

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