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 Victoria,  B��  C<  Eighth Year of Publication  Vol. 8 ��� No. 15  Thursday, April 15.  1954  Published in  Gibsons,  B.C.  [raw! Survey  To Be Completed  During  the coming  summer  id fa  station   plans to   continue   its  a   later   h*aw*   joshing survey,  !in   con  The regular monthly meeting of the Board of School Trustees  of District 46 was held in the School Board Office on. Monday  ' April 12th. Mrs. Cormack of Half Mon Bay tendered her resigna-  ''��� tion from the Board explaining that she was leaving the district  ':. for the next five months which would make it impossible for her  to attend to her duties as trustee.  Chairman Funnell expressed  the appreciation of the Board  for the, excellent service given  to the Board by Mrs. Cormack  during her tenure of office and  her resignation was accepted  . with much regret.  A  meeting   of  ratepayers   at       ..,���_,     -�����_�����������.������.  Half Moon Bay will be held in'and fall> the Paclflc  Biological  the near* future to elect a new  representative   and   at  :    .    ...  date  a   meeting  of  representa- section with prawn fishing,  .tives   will be  held  to  elect  a      This survey will include the  ���; trustee"'to serve out Mrs.  Cor- west coast of Vancouver Island,  mack's unexpired  term. |and tne north coast regions.  ;  A letter was read from the      There will also be a ytrap^^sur-  Egmont    representative    asking .Vey'froni .Jjilyrlj^'to.-.^  ithe support of-the Board tp a  ber   15th   in .the^'S.t:.r/a.i-^s;,;'iofj:''"''  petition    being    forwarded    to Georgia,  and in the inlets and'  Victoria   by   tlie   residents   of channels north to Queen Char-  y Egmont asking the Government lotte , Straight.   The   "Yuriy M",  to extend; the new Agamemnon with    Percy    Howes,    will   be  road to   Efemont which would chartered for both these surveys.  I entail a new road approximately j     Much of the ground already  three   miles   in   length.   Apart',surveyed   was   unsuitable    for  from    chartered    airplanes    or  trawling,   but  promises   to   be  water taxis the only connection,1 good for trap fishing. Forty to  Egmont has   with the  outside fifty  collapsible  traps will  be  world  at  the  present  time   is used on the survey.  one boat a week. |_ ___'_'���''���    It was reported with  regret J  that the school dental program! PenlllSllla T��   Have  WHO Honors Pioneer Nurses  eetin<g  had not been completed insofar  "y.as Egmont and  Brittain River  vwere concerned. Efforts will be  made  to  have   a   dentist   visit  these points but it is doubtful  whether the necessary arrangements can be made before the  end of the school year.  The Board heard with pleasure  that a General Handicrafts class  was being conducted at Bowen  Island by Mrs. Cox who is also  tog Receiving Stations  Under the new Beach-Combing, or Log Salvage Plan, it is  reported that there will be  three log-receiving stations,, on  the Peninsula itself, and one on  Gambier Island for East Howe  Sound waters.  SihiplcV; isn't ttt-OrCce you-;K||^M>^-l^d-lBff''fh��- know-how of  child care is thejob of thfe :^|tn| nwrie fr��m the XJ.N. World  Health Organization, whoyshdwilK^ younff'EI Salvadorean mother  howytp bathe,her baby. In fceijxdaily visits to rural districts,  Nurse Marta Marroquin also Wattes oyer the health of expectant  mothers and trains local midwivis in hygienic "methods. She is  one of a pioneer group of WHO nurses whose work in 21 c-antries  of the world helps promote international understanding. The  international agency has dedicated; this year's World Health Day,  April 7, to the public health nurse���counselor,, guide and healer.  The Minister of Fisheries, member for Coast-Capilanp, the  Horn. James Sinclair, addressed a very receptive audience, -when  he spoke before the Gibsons and district Board of Trade and  their guests at the Parish Hall in Gibsons on Monday April 12th.  Mr. Sinclair outlined the work;             -     ���:������  that is being done by Canada Holidays. This report was given  in conjuntion with other Com- by stan Allibone  monwealthndtions participating In discui^g ^ n���W Banking  m the Colombo Plan, of aid to i Act> it was h d ^ Mr gmith  less fortunate nations, describ- local Bank of Montreal manager  ing in detad his top through; wm ^^^ ^ next meet ^  India and other Asian countries how ^ chajige ^ ^ Act ^  on this matter. _ffec�� d^t-j-t- ^^ ^ the Pen���  The plan was formed for the, insula Mr. Sinclair explained  purpose of developing to the that ^^ Act was designed for  point of self sufficiency, nations the assistance of such areas,  who have problems of low stan- CR Ballentine announced the  Idards of living, and lack of sj ^ of ft contract fco j^  modem technical knowledge ^ Gower point Road sur]6aced  and modern equipment. Blacktop will be laid from the  Mr.   Sinclair   spoke   of   tlie Post office corner to Wardil's  appalling poverty and   destitu- Tea Rooirij and double flushing  tion in parts of Indfo He spoke from ^e^ to singlehurst's, this  of Mr. Nehru, whd told of the year  declhae over l^past fifty years,     Mr   MacAfee brought up ^  ���n^ ?*SJT*?     * matter of Looal Telephone ser-  600 mllion people of India   of vic      ^ need   for   new  the increase in population,  the ���,��� ���  . ���,     .. , ,,     ,,  ,  ^ ^ * equipment which would -add to>  the    excellent     service    being?  Chamber Music  To BePresented  At Roberts Creek  The RobertsyCreek String  Orchestra, with assisting artists,  Thestations will be at Pender j will present, under the direction  Harbour,   Secret   Cove   and; of   Miss   Margaret   Maclntyre,  Gibsons.  their final concert of the season  JOHN ATLEE  HUSHED TO HOSPITAL  Last week, John Attlee of  .Gibsons was taken suddenly ill  [Bt Port Melion, and was rushed  yto Hospital. Mrs. Attlee reports  that he is making favorable progress in the Vancouver General; another.  Jicspital, where he will be for  vsome time.  When he had not reported on  shift:at Port Mellon, the bunk-  l&ssening of food supplies.  Canada is giving aid by sup-  service  given by the staff, and the need  plying Locomotives, Engineering for twenty-four hour service. He  asaistarce in Hydro Electrical j was appointed Chairman of a  plants and Dam construction, committee to look ' into this  Agricultural    equipment       and' subject.  training,   Aerial   Survey   work,      T     .. a. . .,     _,'    r  _                  **.''"���_.   '    -u        ���   ������     In  the  matter  of the Breafc-  and  many  other   branches,   in-  ������  .      _.r __     _.    _ .  ,,.,.       1     ��i        ���  ,      j    m���-    vva.er for <Gi!osons, Mr. Sinclair  addition  to  financial  aid.   This     -        ,    ,.       _,       ,     ���   L  .,  .    -   . ��� -.     ., , ���       aav.sed    the    Board    that    an  aid is not m the nature   of  a   ~    . ,    ,     .     _    t , *  ,     ., , ,      -,      i.. r. a. ��� *-nginieer was to be m Sechelt.  charitable  donation,   but  more ��� >.>.���.   .,     ���       '7  , ������    *       *  -a. . ..'        ,     ; and that the Board should con.-  in the way of one member of a; ^  family   coming   to   the   aid :��� of j  J?|#e Whh a;grpup of Brown-..v.We,w.m,b^  :'ies and'a Pixie Pack-The Earner^i^C on the' ^asf bf^'Van^^ -'" ^^m^^^^^^:^^0^^  ver Island. It is hoped to be able j     This  concert  will  be  to  scliool has a class singing over  station CBU on May 12th during!  the school broadcast.  Mrs.   Jackson   reported   that  she had attended a public meeting;  at  Sechelt   to   discuss   the  recent increase in  Water Rates [  by Union Estates which resulted!  in   the  formation   of a  citizens  committee to go further into the  matter. As a matter of information the secretary informed the  Board that under the old schedule    the   water   rates   on   the  ^Sechelt School would have been  m  -    ja   haemorrhage,   arid   was   im  *-.-,��� , ��� + * .       .x       ^i mediately brought to Gibsons to  present   a   full   account. of j nature  of am experiment   as  a, be taken to Vancouver  Station     locations,     with     the j. presentation of Chamber Music.! :������ : - __"���   personnel in charge of the local!     The  Orchestra  Numbers  will  ones, at an early date.  act him on the problem. When  \ definite plans for location could  be arrived at, the Board should  Mr. Sinclair-poke of the de-i mak6  its  submission.  With the  velopment   of  -Hydro ;��� Electric| lssserang   of  Defense  Expendi-  power, of the need for and tlie ture more fxmds foe devoted  Roberts Creek  Credit Union  Reports Good Year  $22.90  whereas  under the new  schedule    the   annual    charge-I tt_.. "" i ��� ^  ���     <-    ,   --.x  would be approximately $238.00  Um��n  held  m Sechelt'  The final school party of the  year will be held on April 15th  was  include items by Bach, portions1 SSCllSlt   FIr��IHSfl  of the  Capriole Suite   by War-j   .  lock, there will be a Piano Quin-1 f lopt   MfiUI  PStlCif  tet.   "Sindig"    String   Quartets1 tBCI*^ ���"����   USiiCI  and   Trios,   Sonatas   and  Piano  Solos.  .^W1^1^ ��! *i^Y?y-.1?c0.m6" /to civildan requirements,  tives and Canada's, part in thisi   >h   , ,. ,   ,  ;Wo^>Tbe^^  the   building  of   cement   plants' *f* ^ ^^^ ^i'^'  4 ^   j i    ��� i    ��      T    - !   Port   Mellon,   but   at   the   last  to provide  materials for  bui:d- _ _    , ., . ���   ,   ,,  ,-^^    ���������-,        u- u      ;i,t -j   .moment this was cancelled. Mr  ir.g canals,  which   will provide  0v���+i    n*  +,      ����� , ����� ,  .  ���    -~ 4.-      1     ��    '       4.    . Smith   of  the  Ridgeway   Motel  irrigation for farms, to improve  ���,.������    ������,*,,*   , "/   "xy"'^L  .������    ij. j   -.    j ,.       was congratulated on the steak  agriculture,  and   food   supplies.   -,    ���     , . ,   ,    ^       ,    ,     .  _ ,,        ' A Gunner he provided at such short  Cold storage plants, improve-  ,    -A-o-i, and his manner of having  merits in fishing methods, using ^ served  modern equipment, education in i  Harry  Billingsley was  voted? sanritet,ion etc. are being supplied  I by   acclamation ' the   new   FireS  The  Orchestra will have  the  Chief    in    Sechelt,    with    Tom  assistance  of Mrs.  Betty Allen,! Robilliard  his Assistant Chie��  Allan   Maclintyre^   ceftlist,   and!     The    Firemen,    received    th&  Ben Short,  viola. I resignation of tlieir former chief  At  the   13th   annual  meeting      0wi,n'g to toe size of the hall, Fred Mills, with genuine regret.  of   the   Roberts    Creek    Credit!and  the  nature  of  the  concert  Fred   has   gjtyen   several   years _   r w���_  a  good! on^y a hmited number of tickets of  service   to  tlie   Department,1 which  must  be   overcome.   He  representative   turnout  was   in I arf bemg s0?.c?' and the _ concert: and has helped develop it from j described th  attendance.    The    executive    is  Sechelt Board  Of Trade  P!ai) Soap Box Derby  The   Soap   Box   Derby   was  ! admission  will  be restricted  to; the   days   when  all   it   had  as I problems exLlngTnTndTa^nd "^ disCUSsion'-  Charles Lunra  through the Plan, each supplying nation giving of those things i  ��o which she is best equipped, j  . Pakistan and Ceylon were also;  vis-ted, and Mr. Sinclair out-'  lined the varying conditions ���  r^und' and   the   local   problems1  ticket holders.  and   permission   was   given   tojP^ticfy   ����*    same    as    last  have the closing time extended far',there be1^ two flanges  *--w.  11.on +�� in.nn I due   to   expiration   of, official, . . , m _   __  from 11.30 to 12.00. \ tem jn and     ^ ^,a series of evenings of Chambr, state. It is hoped that Fred will  \equipneht  wasi   a   sinaljl   auto-  Should    this    evening    prove trrdler   for  hose  to  its  present  successful, it is hoped to present, efficient    and    well    equipped  is in charge of the preliminary  Mr. Trueman's. report shows  February attendance as 93.60%,!  and March 92.43%, a slight im-  residence in the other.  President is E.w*J. Parr- Pear-  music next season.  provement over March 1953.  Local Obervers In  Force Exercise  The Ground Observer Corps  throughout the Peninsula, Vancouver Island, and the lower  mainland, had a field day last  Sunday, when, by the the aid  of their  efficient reporting the  be willing to remain with the  ! Fire  Department  as  an  active  j Honorary Member. The Firemen  ' hold him too important to lose.  I .  Harry the new Chief, expressed his" thanks to the Firemeni  Well   over  forty people  en-J and to the Board of Trade which  joyed- the showing of films last sponsors them, and with whom  Monday, when the general bus- they work closely, for their ex-  iness of the Farmers'  Institute pression of trust in him.  Enjoy Film Showing  /  son,  Vice President .H.   Sawer.;par|ners�� Institute  Directors are .Mrs. R. Kolterman, J.W. Gibb,.'and W\D Scoii.  Credit   Committee:   F.W  Kolterman,    R.L.    Nygren   E.S  Clayton,   and  C.H.   Duncan.  Supervisory Committee: R.B  Kent. Mrs. R.C. Johnson, and  Mrs. G. Reynolds;. Secretary-  Treasurer is H.  Lincoln.  The usual reports were pre-,  sented and revealed that growth  of the organization is slow but  satisfactory. Senior membership  mock   attack   by   some   thirty | at the end of 1953 was 255, a'to be hekfal7"the"home"of Mr  bombers    on    Vancouver,    was  12  percent  gain,  for   the  year, and Mrs. Clarksom on April 25th  those  successfully    repelled    by    the Junior clubs showed a  gain of at 2:00 p.m.  fighter defense. jfrom 11 to 25. JUNIOR  GARDEN CLUB  H.EI Wilson of Gibsons, local   The feature of greatest interest      The  sevenrfjeeto. nuepnjaers  of  chief observer had his home in..however, was that in spite of the the  Junior  Garden  Club   held  readiness, and' 17 of his observ- long Winter lay-off of many of  ers reported for duty, in shifts,! the members in the logging and  reporting nearly 60 planes. This  fishing  industries,   the   Union  was a very gratifying turn out declared    a    3%    dividend    on  and much appreciated by those Share holding as  at December  in charge. j ? 1st. ,''���������:���  was  suspended   to. see   "Electrified  Farming":,   "Roses?"   and  "G arden IRendez-votiB".   AM  found much of interest hn these  three films.  The next meeting is expected  to be an interesting one.  It is  their second meeting last week.  They received flower and vegetable seeds, potatoes and fertilizer.  Their    supervisor,   explained  DEADLINE FOR  TALENT   NIGHT  ENTRIES  The Sechelt PTA has announced the deadline for entries for  the Talent Night Contestants as  April 20th this year. Teachers.  Music Teachers and Parents of  interested in entering,  should be sure to have the forms |  completed and in the hands of  the Talent Night Commi-tee by  that date  ments to  program.  to   permit  be   made  arrange-  for   the  MRS. JACK MARSHALL'S  FATHER PASSES AT NELSON  ..   ._   , the   make-up  of a potato,  and} , .Jack Marshall and family left  A letter was written by , the      Since  incorporation   in   1941, showed Jiow the cutting up of'on Saturday for Nelson, where  local corps to Harry Winn local, the Roberts Creek Branch has a potato for planting was done. I Mrs. Marshall's father,  Captain  agent for the B.C. Telephone' granted 720 loans for a total of  Company, thanking him for m or e th an $180,000.00; Ad-  perfect service. No de_ays at ditional'vcon^ittees^/are''be(ing-  all on any message. j set up, arid with increased mem  Wings will soon.be available bership and Share capital they  for   the   local   Observers   and hope  to  be able to serve the  there is still! room for a few  more volunteers on the corps.  cominuriity  in a   st_Jl  greater  measure.  Use  of fertilizer was also  explained.  The  importance  of  keeping  notes on  their   gardening  act  MacDonald,   died  after  a  long  period of iiUness.  Captaim MacDonald was captain of vessels on the Okanagan  ivities    was    impressed    upon"' for many- years before his re-  them and each member received  a note book in which they are  expected to make their entries.  tirement.  He leaves his wife, and three  daughters and two sons.  Pakistan, as the Hindus and the arrangements, and is now wait-  Moslems moved to the country ^g receipt of a book of ^^  where  their religion  was   pre- j^ a Nygard, who has had eX-  .dominant. J perience   in   the  Fraser :Valle_r  President Locke Knowles, on with these Derbies, and has  behalf of the Board and the sponsored an entry, has offered  guests thanked Mr. Sinclair to help with the organizing and  for his address, both for the arranging for the local Derby  knowledge it brought, and for Bm Parstons ^ appointedJ  _ts taking people away from representative of the Board- o*  their own small difficulties. It the ^y Day Committee, but  made us realise in a small way, will now haVe to be replaced  our good fortune in being able owirlg to spending his weeks in  to live as we do, in comparison Vancouver,, on sales of heavy  to those less fortunate. construction ��� machinery.  During 1he ibusiness session, At the General Meeting of  a letter from the B.C. Depart. the Sechelt Board of Trade  ment of Trade and Industry was there was a -^examination o��  read, requesting a report on the problems brought up at the  Business Index of the Peninsula,' executive meeting the previous  and its possibilities. This was vveek.  referred to R. Bums for a reply.      -, ���    p.     .        m     x        ���  tu ��       * x-r.    -cr   ^        -,   /        The   FinnmS    Tractor    Com-  |     Duties of the Harbour Master; pany   of Vancouver  has   made  were brought up by George available a clearing blade, for  Hunter who referred to the con- u9e with a tractor in clearing  trol of speed boats, and spoke stUmps etc., from Hackett Park  of several near-accidents in the This was arranged through  past. Mr. Sinclair replied to the their Field Representative Mr  question, stating that this was Dick Lucas. George Miller, on��  the duty of the Harbour Master.: 0f the Board's members brought  It was decided to form a com- tlie blade up to Sechet.  mittee to deal with matters re-; Gus Cucil will attach th��  lating to Fisheries and Water blade to one of his tractors, an<*  front problems. The new Marine j do the work ,for the Park, 0��  Committee will have this matter: completion of the clearing, Han-  in advisement | sen's  tranisfer  Is  arranging  to  Good Frid&ay operation of return the blade to Vancouver.  Businesses was clarified by a( All this work is being done  letter, from the Attorney Gen- without charge for the park.  eraL who declared such opera-' Guests at the (meeting were  tion as definitely illegal on any. Mr. Reeves and Mr. Enwright  designated or accepted National of Union Steamships Company-*' xiie   ���.oa.ii, i\c  t;  :s~ay,  15   IJ54  Wkz Coast Mjems  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO  WORTMAN,  Editor  {Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as second  class 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 ycur.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  C^dt  by L.S.J.  To give any historical data on  Sechelt is quite out of the question in relation to the time  element. There is plenty of evidence that Sechelt has been a  thriving community of the Salish  Indians from  time  immemorial.  Headers  APPRECIATION  clonals  This movable corner  Very recently,  I  was sent to  St.   Mary's  Hospital  at  Garden  Bay.   I   entered   with  fear   and  trembling, more or less. When it  came  time  for  me  to  leave,   I  was   hoping    that   the  'Nurses  could find symptoms of mumps,  ��� or something not too severe, but  and any historical comment on ^ was ^00 ja^e  Sechelt    must    start    with    the  Indians.  This is quite easy to understand j ward   was   tak���n  Up   before   I  from the location, and it follows j left   WGj the patients, Were not  that   their   survival   in   tribal just ��cases", but charges to be  wars, is mainly due to its two taken care of with real kindness  doors of escape, just less than a and g0od humour.   -  mile apart, only fifteen* minutes '      ���  walk across, but 80 miles around j F;VT ���  Dawson,  by boat. If the visitors were in| Gower Point.  force, and they generally- were,  '-Vt  fl  " The ^Doctor   and  whole  staff  sre so popular that the whole  was   taken  up  Last Week's /heading "Local |  Masons Install Officers" should  have read "Local Eastern Star  install Officers". Is is hoped  that no confusion or consternation has arisen over this misstatement.  For many weeks now we have been hearing about Spring-  being "Just Around the Corner". To many pf us, it seems that  some one is moving the corner, and as each week or. quarter  of the the moon rolls around, we still haven't caught up with  evanescent Spring.  A check of the Calender shows Easter to be rather late  this year. From time immemorial, it has been said by those  who know that a late Easter means a late Spring. All manner  of data is quoted in support of this idea.  It may be that those who originally} fixed Easter, or long  before that, the Festival of Spring, which proceeded the  Feast of the Passover by many generations, knew more, or  were more weather-wise than present day authorities admit..  The date of the observance of Easter- depends on the  phases of the moon. Easter Day is the first Sunday after the  full moon falling upon, or next after, the twenty-first day of  March. Should this occur on a Sunday. Easter Day is the  ���Sunday after that. y  Be that as it may, Easter arrives this week end. Easter's  religious significance, the Recreation, the Renewal of life, is  . the one which is observed in some form by all peoples of the  earth. By Christian peoples it calls for a renewal of faith, a  re-acceptance of belief in the promise of a hew life to follow  the eclipse we call "Death".  If the old ideas still hold good, Spring should truly be  here, and with it our revival of health and work as well as  Faith. ''......  If ever Easter becomes a fixed date, where will the  weather prophets be then?  and as Sechelt was not a large j  band, everybody took to the  brush and made for the other  beach to get away in canpes. ^ .  These raids by northern tribes  came at certain times of the  year, and constant watch was  kept so that due warning was  given. Drifting back as soon as  This SPRING  Get- it  at  HASSAN'S  Boots   and  Shoes  For  Spring Work or Play.  Fishermen's  Needs  For  the New  Season.  one of these canoes that Capt.  Slocan sailed round the world.  In this respect we had an  amusing incident in these parts  not so long ago, where a local  man had a piece of timber up  behind Sechelt, and the Indians  had  been   up .'..there  and  felled     _ia cedar .for"a canoe and had a  the coast was clear, and start; la^e .ian6e roughed out when  building the long houses again, I Jur friend came on the scene,  as the village was generally True,, he was a bit queer, and  youmt. This was life with them, ���'came from a European country  and they had fish; and shellfish,,: ^ "has some fame for penny  for the taking. Reading somG%t^mchlIhS,yand he was determ  ithe. earlier stories of the SalishJ Ined to cdIIect for his tree, The  one wonders what the men didljjj'ftf0^ h&d' different ideas and  All one can find out is that IheyT^^;..133:^ was on. Oiir friend  built canoes, totems, did a little"maae. dally trips to the boat,  hunting, and played games suchy?^. ^, wasJ:ho mean hike, and  as Le Halle, and the women did?hl? ld.ea was" that whenever .the.  all else. .    ,,.    Indians'came to get the canoe,  It is generally accepted that'$$ would be oh hand to have the.  the Coast Indians were, free.y^^ ?n them. He had made his  from   the   curse   of   fermented' Patr��l for that day, and left the  Roberts Creek Boy Scouts  We have listened with amazement to discussions on the  Scouting movement in Roberts Creek, and the fact that it  has been so far impossible to find enough men to form the  Council. It may be that some of the. Ladies of the area1 may-  fill their places. We would like to point out to the people of  Roberts Creek that it would be of greater value to the growing boys of the Community if some of the men could see their  way clear to sacrifice the odd evening to helping out with  this movement than by many another thing they* could do  for them.  The making of citizens starts early, and the Scout movement is recognized as one of the 'besjtl helps a young boy can  have in his steps up the ladder to good citizenship.  If the men, and mostly the fathers of these same boys,  will give just a few minutes thought to the matter, we are  sure that they will no longer be short of the required number  for their Council.  Selma News  This n That  by E. Nestman  Well they finally caught up  to me. Thought I was going to  miss the test, but got my little  card in the mail to report, etc.,  go I am busy studying the little  manual while all those a week  or so ago were walking around  in fear and trembling are now  after their sojourn) in town.  About another week of bowling  will finish up the winter league,  then we will be talking nothing  but baseball.  Weather the way  it is, softball seems a long way  away.  Mr;   Hewlett   moving   in   to  Bob   Cook's   place  for   awhile,  then taking over his new home.  Constable     "Nick"     Hyrschk  was downi from Prince George  last week for a quick trip.  Mrs.   Waddell   is   back   again  very   smug,   w5th  the   odd   an- with   us,   she.   is   now   at   the  nouncement, "there was nothing. standard  in  Sechelt.  to it".  I'm keeping my fingers      Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy are off  crossed. to  town  where they will  visit  ' with Mrs. Bertha MacKay.  1      Mrs.   Foster   expecting  netw��  froni the travellers who are now  I in    France.   They   are   due   to  _ . i arrive   in   Ottawa   around   the  Mr. and Mrs. Colson are. back middle o�� ^ mQnth where they  again with us, looking very well wiu stay awhile<  Mr. and Mrs. Bland coming  back to their cottage here from  the island where they have been  for the winter.  liquor, and are unique in that  respect among the wprld 7ab-  orig'inefe. It would be natural  that our villagers would see the  Spanish ships of sail in the Gulf,  and would have no inkling that  they were the harbingers of the  curse and scourge that was  eventually to decimate1 them, to  tlie vanishing point. That they  have survived is no' credit to us,  and perhaps now that they seem  to be increasing, their path will  blend with ours for better or  worse. Finding out things such  as the three chiefs, going to  Westminster by canoe to ask the  Oblate Fathers to come to their  village, upset my ideas that the  Fathers came in and took over.  This was in 1875, and Father  Durien. and Father Fouquet  came up to Sechelt and started  the Mission which has steadily  grown from that time on.  There were times up Toba  Inlet when these men were a  godsend to us, as some of our  experiences with the. braves  Vv ere hair raising, and I was  glad to leave it to the Fathers  to get things back to normal  My hat is off to them, especially  Father Norman.  The canoes, big and small,  were the means of travel, and  the Indians were .at their best  ir-i handwork, when making1,  canoes. The stretching of a canoe  for beam was a remarkable feat  of skill, and required a great  deal of patience. The so-called  war canoes -were not war canoed  at all, but were just big canoes  for general purpose, and they1  were very fine sea boats ar_d!  had beautiful  lines.  It was  in  We're Agents For  BAPCO  PAINTS  And  Handle   A   Complete  Line.  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Afterwards I learned that the  Indians had waited until he was  out of sight, and then enough  men had moved in and carried  the canoe to the beach. No small  task in the dark, I can assure  you, and it was good for a  snicker for- many a long day  afterwards.  With the approval of the  Editor, the next tale on Sechelt,  will deal with the advent of the  white man, the great builder-  upper.  Classified  f$ aciior  EXTRA   BUS SERVICE  For Easter  Thursday April 15th. and  Monday April 19th.  Busses leave Sechelt 5:45 p.m.  Leave   Vancouver   7:30   p.m.  C.  LAWRENCE.  n  GENERAL   STORE  Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS: Saturday Only  Boneless Beef Pot Roasts,   Grade A Choice,      lb 54^  Rump Roasts of Beef/   Grade A Choice, lb 59^  FINE HAMS/FRYING CHICKENS and FOWI  FOR THE   EASTER FESTIVITIES  GROCERIES:  "GOOD LUCK" Margarine   2 lbs for.  79��t:  "SOLO" Margarine .;  2 lbs for   67#  DRY GOODS:  There is still time to get those Easter Novelties  for the children.  SHOUT about a whisper? ��� Yes, when it's the new  WHISPER NYLONS, in all the Summer Shades!  HARDWARE:  China Cups and Saucers in the "Flower of the Month"  patterns:   $1.65  If you've missed the past months, drop in and add to  your collection. January: Snowdrops; February: Violets;  March: Daffodils; April: Daisies.  r-s~-  Commencing Wednesday, April 21st, busses  will make only one stop in Sechelt��� the Bus  Depot. The practice of driving to the Village  Center and around to the Union Store will  now be discontinued. V  Passengers will take the bus from the Depot,  and at the conclusion of their trip to Sechelt,  will alight at the Bus Depot.  Ship Your Express By Sechelt Bus  Three and Four Trips Daily from Vancouver (Pacific Stage)  Bus Depot  Covering All Points on Sechelt Peninsula  -���  COMPARE  OUR   RATES ������   Minimum (33 lbs,)  50^  Over 33 lbs "1V_�� lb.  This advertisement, is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or. by the Government of British Columbia.  Make your donations payable to  CONQUERiiANCER-  ���   CAMPAIGN" v:-  c/o Chairman y .  .<  686 W. 20th A-*e��-"~"  7 Vancouver, B.C. ������'  BUS LEAVES VANCOUVER DEPOT DAILY  7:30 a.m. ��� 1:30 p.m. ������ 4:30 p.m.  v ���- ��� . ��� ��� -x-   ���  ADDITIONAL TRIPS: TUESDAY ��� FRIDAY ��� SUNDAY ��� 7:30 P.M.  Definite instructions to your shipper as to which busi you wish to have your  express shipped by will add to your convenience in picking up express from  the Bus on the Highway. Parcels may also be received at the Bus Depots at  Gibsons, Sechelt and Garden Bay.  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  SECHELT: 36  Sechelt, B.C.     ; ? i-    :  '.." VANCOUVER; .TA.. 2171  ���t  'i'.'-'-i  ,. < ��  .....j. Weekly  thirties.   Labour is creating   its  own  responsible   attitudes   and; f?|n|Kpvf"C    (yTPp\c  its    own    responsible    leaders.!���"VVvI Lo    %-/! V^**  | That is why-we resent.the major i  and minor curbs   on' legitimate.  trade union activity.:  I. sense that the government's  ouna-up  by   Madge   Newman  the    local   Red  Bill 28, the. new Labour Re-  ....   ,        .��� , *-._���������- '���' RE1-*   CROSS .  attitude will be one .of enforce-.-.��� ~y_     ���     '" ������  .....      ,. ���   v ��� j-   ; Once ; again  :    ' "��� i. ����� .   ���?       .-.'JCrbsk'Workers -report  success  y This.: is ��� the key  to .the.JieWKiri y;their 'effprts U . raise  funds  Act.  Is. the  gx>verhhent^#oUnfcr^ they  vT .collected .$262;98,   an-Increase  of 23 cents over last year. The  ������committee is very  appreciative  of the arduous toil.of :thet collec-  to throw, the book at Labour?  iaiidris '--Aft,', has a; disturbing! &:*hey" are^'there is &thgWbe  theme oif over-bentralization .hicreasdd industrial unrest - in  running through it. This is sim-   this 'Province;   the   very' thing  ilar.to. the trend \n the amended ^at a ��� Labour Relations' Act is  v.-- ^ thi3 busy season and wish  Compensationi..Act. i:    A-     supposed to:prevent-     ��������������� ��� to   thamt   all ^contributors   for  In  twenty' six   instances  the      As working .people, 'we havei.ih^r-Support;" :"'_.";%  word  "Minister"   is  substituted tiae ^ri&ht���������to  qiiit work,  either' IJNITEE>; CHURCH W.A.  for  the^phraae-y:"Labour JRei^.'as individuals or-altogether. But j.   -Th.e   White-Efieptant stall  at  ^tions Board";, iij ,,the new Act.  ;;j; I. want-.tp; make, it clea^; that  I believe iirir; Ministerial riespoh-"  sibilty. After all, we hope;ito-be  Bill 28 says.you.canTortly strifef'tfrs ...United... Church Women's  when you; have complied with | Auxiliary Tea-and Sale of. Home  certain  difficult   conditions:; '1^ Cooking proved a great drawing  [their .efforts  had   been   worthwhile and well rewarded.  SPORTS  The    local   Badminton   Club  entertained   the .Gibsons^  Badminton Club  last Tuesday. The  evening  was  spent  in,  friendly  games and chit chat. A fine sup-  ,! per   was provided- - and   served  1 by ".the  local   ladies,   aided   by  j advice and olives' from the rhen-  [folk.  Unexpected and welcome visitors were Bob Jack, down from  Port Mellon for a few days, and  Gordon <Tad[) Srnjith. who is'  .spending a three weeks vacation with his parents here. Tad  is working in the? Bank of Com-'  merce at Princeton-but expects  to be transferred shortly.  Thursday.,   Apr!l   15   1954      The  Coast News  Use The Coast News Classified  you   breaks one- of -these   cohr  card. Buyers took advantage of  the .:��� many. good;. bargains   and  the-government ourselves some! ^tlons ;you are lawless.-��nd_:ir   day and in any case .Minister- responsible' ��� conditions which  ware  pleafeed  mpi. thetx':. pur  ial  respon&bilSty   is   a   corner-[&*>??*  suspects. are  placed, in. chases.    Daffodils-   and,   plants  stone'of  parliamentary democ-1 the-new Act not t0 Provide law proved  popular  also,   and  con-,  racy.  However, there is no earthly  reason why, among other things  the minister should take on the  and   good: goVeirnment   but  to-.   ;tributed- largely   to  the, W.A.  reduce   labour's   bargaining C.offers.   There-never has been  power.. 1 any complaint .about the Church'    _       If an���:��� '-'illegal" ��� strike "'takes..ieas>. and these iadies, are-'���noted  job  .of. appcfnth-g   ^nciliatidn! Place> the Minister on his own.';tov.their, appetizing home-cook-?  board chairmen or conciliation Judgehient; can refer the matter ery.. All .the members felt that  y officer^-If��ne-si4e prythe otherr*0  a Supreme Court judge.. If ���    ,. V- ~u  ry.'  -,.- .. \ , ~'  t*  ^ii^fr^fli^j %.iV��,'--''i��^^'^u��:-t'lh'eA!Ji^^-srin/eifec1j, .concursj j fusing..tp process, them..   .       ���  with   the   MihMerV, action,   a!     Further,   any   trade -.unionist  $s d^s^tlatfeed 'with him, the  Mirit&ter i hasexposed himself  to oritiscismy'"���'���"��� -:  In, 1952s;the. Labour Relation  uriion can lpse/aU those- newly--,1 willvteE- yeu that -the- quickest        won  civil fights; Which  tebourj way''.'to solve a .dispute, (as dis-.'  Board appoinited  176 Conciliat- has^ fought so'^ard'to establish, j tinct from'a criminal act) moye  ion Board? ah'd414 .ConciliationI-^ is ials<s'exposed to. additional, it  into  the  courts.  The fat  isL  Officers. "This is ��� in impossible} action 'in the' courts,; Its Officers  hurden for one man to,bear.        can he arrested, "its fund seized,  ;. Labour    has' struggled'  for and the organization broken,  years for status .and recognition. |   y/"^.wou^. think liiat .this;  ���Our most bloody strikes' have A0*' *s based on the assumption  been caused because an employ- ^at   unions1 are  unlawful  con^.' tory you- are now dealing with  ��r refused to. sit dowti and talk  spiraeies.  to   be  curbed   and a generation of educated work-  thjjngs' over  with  his  men   or watched    as    enemies    to   ;the ling men."y������.  really ini .the fire theh.'������'-���.   -        !  ^Arnold    Webster'    reminded  ���the  Lej^slature : last   Thurslday ���  afternoon,   "Don't   forget,"   he  said, "for the- first time inyhis-  ���their representatives -^ in other community  words, refused to recognize thei     What would B.C. be like with  union. The community has ndw  Trade unionists are law abiding  citizens. J^et's start off oh  May Day Plans  The  May  Day  Committee  is;  going   ahead   early-, with  plans  for   May  Day  .in  Gibsons   this  year, and hope to have a Bigger  and Better May Day than ever.  In -order to make sure they  miss nothing in the organization  land arrangements, they are asking all those who contemplate  entering anything in the Parade,  from -a.bicycle-..to--a big truck-  sized float, to get in touch with  the committee early.  For: that  purpose, .the   Committee  has published,  sin  tids  issue of the Coast;News;an application form: to be filled out.  This can be left with, or mailed  tio^Mrs. -iM: rTurnejr, jGiMons  (secretary), or left a-t Joha-Wood  Hardware. There is, as in the  past,   no entry  fee  for -these  floats.   .  ' '..  given labour that recognition. ���'  A strike only takes place What was B.C. like before there  after a great deal of .sober, soul- was a union?  searching thought on the part of j Many people in management  union members. Workers are j think that some of the provis-  essentially conservative in their, ions in Bill 28 will create  thinking and are certainly not industrial unrest. They should  irresponsible people.. { speak out now. A government's  Attempts to regard labour as task is not to suppress strikes  big, bad labour are false. Labour. but to resolve disputes. You  has come a long.way since the  don't' reduce  grievances by re-  out  the contribution that local that footing. Let's assume  that f  unions make to the, community?  trade unionists, and their leaders  are responsible people,  and  go  on from there..  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West' Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���   '  VANCOUVER 1, B.C  W. McFadden, 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  Ootical Service?  ALLAN & BARTER  We suggest that you try our       .'  HIGrI QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  .    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HODGSON  and  ARTISTS THROUGHOUT THE GIBSONS DISTRICT  AND   THE   SECHELT   PENINSULA  opening  Friday, April 30th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., continuing j  Saturday, May 1st, 2:00 to 9:00 p.m. ���  Anglican Parish Hall.. Tea Served.  Amission 35c.-..   ;.��.���.:   .:..       ;�����  Get The MOST   Car For Your Money  1954 AUSTIN  >~*rs��',w"  wm"*"  &M  ���^x.  _3��&&&&3  AUSTIN  PERFORMANCE    Now 0n{y  Direction Indicator |^  Defroster  ��� \* ���   ���  Heater  ?igi2_jj___  AUSTIN;  ECONOMY  Genuine Leather Upholstery  Foam  Rubber Seats  Full Air Conditioning  Come In And Meet Our New Body Shop Man  All kinds of Body work     #     Painting     #     Repairs     9     Fenders Renewed  SECHELT AUTOMOTIVE SERVI  Phone 27  Sechelt  Also Disston & Titan Power Saws -   Parts & Service  NEW LOW PRICES  'X,  1ITAN   Cne-Man  Saw  New Price $383.00  MERCURY  DISSTON Two-Man Saw  New Price $480.00  ���;-&���*  TITAN SERIES 45-A ONE-MAN SAW  ��i^gs&r  m^^^mm^^^^��  wmmm^n^MBmmmMmmMBm  **?&%> 4  The Coast News      Thursday,   Aprdl   15   1954  <UI*r EHfi-ff 377vEiu-  I  will endeavour to   give   a  aresume of our "Day Experience  DO... or   die   in   the   attempt  As you   are  aware   we neither  do'd  nor  died,   but we  really  did make a valiant attempt to  wrest   as many   points   as po&-  gible   from  the   two  hundred.  which were awaiting us.  During the first song, which  was"John Peel" two parts ,...'<  in  connection with the trip  to'. something happened which will;  the Vancouver Music Festival, ' ��or the ^ presen,t remain ur_-.|  xnade by the Sechelt elementary! explained,   but  it momentarily  school ;Choir. unbalanced the choir. I mention ;  On -boarding  the   chartered  ity   in   f aimess   to   the   group.'  &us 9:05 a.m. at Wilston Creek when the bell sounded, the all  I was greeted with a tremen- ,clear again, we continued with   <ious roar from  thirty excited. our seCond number  '"The Bells But they do get to the top F  youngsters with a  good morn- of   Aberdovey",    and   by   this well. Balance fair, pitch not yet  sssg   Mr.   Roberts,   and    after. timei the youngsters seemed to exact. A more exact step m'ove*-  properly waking -up,  then set- have settled down, and gave a  ment.  He then  advises us toTL.    AUo   H_m__en<_d  SKng down amid the continuous! very fine edition of this beau- ��Blend and melt into one, the   ' ���5 * T^^  banter and chatter,  1 realized t^ number, which brought a vowel with the ��� ��� here again  ��ae day of day's had really com-  Wt^   merited  -aenced   for  these youngsters. 1 {he .audience.  ISy JOE DENNETT  g6AMPS,(UST.|.U EH?- 0H,S0REl  LASTVEARVOUWEf  TOOVOUKST'KNOW  THE HORRIBLE?  TRUTH/  Gibsons News  applause   from js another word not legible.  by Albert Crowhurst  Last  Thursday   the  Kinsmens wag enjoyed by all  Supper and Party for Mrs. D.j  Crowhurst. Among those present  were Mr. Albert Crowhurst, Mr.  M.M. Martindale, Mrs. Green  and.Mr. and Mrs. Topham. An  evening of music  and singing  <     Winniing  or  losing,   did   not held their Executive meeting in      Mrs. Iris Robertson  and son  ^^s day will linger in.the mem-j     jn Ms  adjudication,  Mr.   F.-appear to mean a great deal to the Club House,   A very good Frankie of Vancouver are visit-  Canadian of a wide1 our youngsters*   because  they j-meeting was held and a good jng Mr.  and Mrs. Fred Crow-  experience,     organist    of    St. I did   not   mention    the   words, ��� work party turned out      b       ! hurst for a few days.  Stephens United  Church,  Win.j throughout  the  day.   They   salt      The local Socreds held their      Friends of Mrs.,MacPhail will  leader of the  orchestra at the" with rapt attention, listening to 'last whist and crib drive for the be  giad- to  know   that  she  is  fisry of these happy young voo-; Hubble, a  -dists. A day, I fervently hope,  will be the  starting point for  one or two, perhaps many more  members of the group toward. Manitoba High School, lecturer' the offerings"of the senior high season on Friday last,  with   ��  & musical career. J and  examiner  at   the Toronto school choirs. Perhaps  compart very good turn out. Whist win.  We arrived, at the KitsUano University,,remarked about the isons are out of- order,,,but I ners were Mrs. Ross and Mr.  <����� mmun.i ty Hall rat 12:M|^r% of tone,; in-most lines of looted with, a certain amount of Dennis Smith. Consolation prize  Twfcere, we were to compete ��*^~iS��r&$_%r noting that some! pleasurer that for theTF"second> weiit ��� to'- Mr^r tawsonr.and cMi  2:15 p.xn. Yes we were hungry, 0f ,^e younger members slipped J songs - Lord Bing and John Oviatte. Crib winners were Mrs.  smd as much as we enjoyed the; the odd note in��� unthinkingly. Oliver high schools both- receive' MacDonald and Ernie McEwan.  side Into town, we were glad f Here, he gave a^vocal demon- ed eighty-four points, whilst the?! Whiting and C. Chamberlin.:  to. a|ight from the bus, and Istration of tlie error. "Perhaps" youngsters from Sechelt mad^1 -.Last week Mr. Lanab, who  -Jtaetcb. isaid    Mr    HiiJvhw   ��Vthe    tone1 *?igtifcy:-Jwo,   5usft  two. jtess.   o*j lives, in the BayVarea b^dtb��  .said   Mr-   Hubble.  After surveying the place of could be described as a little  contest, we went across to the ,tl^p.".   The 'wbrds were  very  Kitsiliano High School, and into clear, the word clear, being tin-  the  cafeteria, where  a  lovely d e r 1 i m e d, which means sbme-  Siot dinner was provided at  a thing on his paper,  ivery nominal cost, ,   He advised us-to make sure the  We returned to the common- double forte passages were .even:  ity hall, and awaited whatever and at the correct pitch. The'  fate held in store for us. In- descants^ he istijid), had much I  stead of being on stage at the courage. His final written line  time mentioned, we were kept for that song was "The difficult i  waiting until after three o'clock,; was uncertain", some words-  it was: then,^ that thirty, dihner-  ladened   perspiring   youngsters  and 82.  Halfmoon  Beams  ������**..  ^clambered  on   to  the  stage,  to  "  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  F.: Cormack  were hot written plain/ enbiigh      We   are    all   delighted   that  to understand. Song number 2. j Bill Meikle is able to be home  Two parts all the walkthrough.  from the hospital.. We hope he,  ' "     j can soon get out and enjoy his  j beautiful spring garden.  |     Roderick  Ian  Cameron  came.;  j to town earlier this month all  ! five pounds  of him,   a  second.  son for Pat and Lloyd Cameron  and   another  grandson  for  Mr.  and Mrs. E. Roseboorn.  We extend sympathy to Len  GreenaE of Redrooffs, who lost;  last  week   in   Van-!  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  !. PENINSULA  i     ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  *U_.'Types of Accounting Problems  Espertly Attended  Gibsons: Mondays "8T Frida^sT1  deeheltt Tuesdays &  Thursdays  O.O.   FAHRNI  -Bex'22 Phone 44] LUMBER  ���      GIBSONS      ���  UlFT STORE  course.we.were not in the same,: WisJfortune of  having hits car  class   number,  or  contest,  but catch fire. It -happened, m th*  the points are the same, so the-j^y corning andthe car was  results of our efforts were ������79v,tc^\loss-��� !l '      , .'^^     ',  Last Sunday Apnl  11th, the  local Ground Observers had a  full days workout. Vancouver  had a mock Air Raid by about  30 R.C.A.F. planes and due to  the efficient work of the Ground  Observers none of the planes  got .jh_rou��& ,Tlie local Observ.  "erg Post, located at H.E. Wilsons  home was manned by 17 Observers1; Those taking part were:  Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Wilson, W.  Nimmo, O. Brumbaugh, F.O.  Feeney, O.B. Hardy, R. Wilson.  G. Garlick, R. Kruse, J. Wood,  J. Mainil, V. Metcalfe, D. Smith.  A. Crowhurst, L. Knowles, H.  Strutchberry and A. Crowhurst.  Thoughout the day they reported: 59 planes to the Filter  station: in Vancouver.  Ground Observers praised the  visating in Gibsons,  staying at  the.Ridgeway Motel.  SOCIAL EVENING r~  'Afij WILSQN latiEEK-''  Fridayy April thirtieth, is the  date^sejt/for a Social, -.Evening  to hie held, ..in conduction with  the l-Shpr.alierjs, by...'-.the... Wilson  Creek Community Association.  It  is .expected  that  all -. will  have a pleasant evening. There  will .be >music and games.. Re-  freshm.eh^jvv-U aso be served/,  .  The affair is set for 8:00 p.m;  EASTER  IS.   >  eOMNG}  We Have A Fin�� Display  of Easter Confections and  Novelties, Bunnies, etc  'Give Our "���"' '���''��� ���  FROZEN FOODa  ' .'A.Try.'     ���'''���y   ���  We Have A Complete Line  C*ui-:S^^g:^Swp|aY,, ^.:  MARINE and HOUI3E  PAINTS   ";���'.  Ib Good.   New Colo��.  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER HARBOUR  Gibsons Talent IStiglit  PRELIMINARIES  MAY 1ST AT 8:00 P.M.  ELPHINSTONE  HIGH   SCHOOL  Tickets:  Adults 50c  Children 25c  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STOR1  left of Post Of%r  Gibsons, B. C.  Headq carters  for  Wool.  ��LASTING  BLASTING  mjQCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road  Work  2PnJly licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK CAMPBELL  ��3t8 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser  3831  BULLDOZING  OVIATT  LUMBER   CO.  Specializing in  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone  Gibsons  93J.   Evenings.  his   father   last  weretc   in   v an-1 W(|)rk  of  the  operators   on  tlie  couver.        ;:?;_--��� I Gibsons' Telephone switchboard;  Earl Laughlin has disposed of; for the fast, efficient and court-  all  his waterfront  lots  at Log- eous service given on the calls  co. . The   new   owner   is   -.Tomato Vancouver.  Weberley of Turner Boat Works       Last   Sunday   the  local  ball  of   Vancouver,   another   fishing teams held a practice, getting in  , shape for the scheduled  games  which will be started soon.  enthusiast   so   we  hear.  iNorm Clarke of Burnaby, the  Don McDonalds and Syd Shaw  ^o^-sJNIe^'^Westniinster.- were*- up-  at their summer places last  weekend,  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pearce  of Redrooffs spent a few days  visiting in Vancouver last week,  Mrs. .C. Peterson, of Redrooffs  was in Vancouver last week.  Last Saturday the Canadian  Region;;Branch'������109, held a Very'  good Cabaret party, everyone  etnijoyed the good musiic and  fellowship. Birthday Greetings  were sang to Mrs. D. Crowhurst  and Rocky Gray, who celebrated  Birthdays last week.  Last Friday Mrs. Renshaw of  Gower  Point  held   a   Birthday  'MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytiim  Expert  Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  TEACTOR   WORK  (Clearing - Grading -   Excavating,   pi/dMBTNG  D-4 & D-6  Bulldozing  Clearing  Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone   GIBS6NS   8fi  ���CLEANERS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or S3  RADIO  RICHTERS   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and Used Radios  A.D.  DADES   CONSTRUCTION  ROTO-WORK  Bulldozing,     Gravel Loading.  Land   Clearing,  Road Construction.  Phone  Solnik,       Shell   Service,  Sechelt,  48 C.  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  -Radios - Appliances - Television  fhone 30 S Sechelt  GARDEN  WORK  EASY   With  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John  Little.   83   M  Mefch  y.-y-t;- '-y y     '>**A.l?...      .'f^   -;��u-,        ��---.y  {JIBSONS; THEATRE  FRIDAY NIGHTS AT APPROX. 9:10 p.m.  (Draw after News, second show)  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  Church Services  ANGLICAN   SERVICES  Good Friday Services at St. Bartholomew's. Church Gibsons  will be at 17:00 a.m., at St. Hilda,'.s_1,_Sechre_t,...1:4.5 p.m. and at  Roberts Creels at 3:15 p.m. ,  Easter Day Services at St. Bartholomew's Church Gibsons,  will be Holy Communion at 7:00 a.m., Choral Service at 11.00  a.m. and Sunday School at 11:00 a.m.*  At St. Hilda's Church, Sechelt, Holy Communion will be at  9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 11:00 a.m. and Choral Evensong at  2:00 p.m.  At St. Aidan's ��� Churcjb, Roberts Creek, Holy Communion will  be at 11.00 a.m.; Sunday School at 1:45 p.m. and Choral Evensong  at 3:15 p.m.  UNITED     CHURCH     SERVICES  The usual services will be held for Easter Sunday. At Gibsons  there will be extra music, the soloist being Hilda Lee, who will  sing twice at the eleven o'clock service.  The evening service in the Community Hall at Port Mellon  will be largely musical, vocal and instrumental. It is hoped to  have soloists also at Roberts Creek and Wilson Creek. Easter  visitor are cordially invited to these services.  ST.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  Sechelt: Saturday, Easter Vigil Mass, 11:00 p.m.  Port Mellon: Easter Sunday, 8:00 a.m.  i: Gibsons: Easter Sunday, 10.00 a.m.  BETHEL    CHURCH  Sunday School will be at 2:00 p.m., Church Service at 3:00  p.m. Soloist, Mr. Stuart Mittern. Violinist, Miss Lorraine Mittern.  Last Week Winners .  ��  ������������������'- \ ���  Harry Kolonik^won the $10.00 Gift-CerliFicato on  Standard Motors ' ���"    .  W.J. Vernon 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,.  FERRY  WEDNESDAY,  OPEN EVENINGS  FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  Use  "DULUX"  Marine Paint  This Year  IT  LASTS   LONGER  Tough  "NAVALITE"  Varnish  For Your  NATURAL   FINISH  We Carry A Complete Stock Of  C.IL.   MARINE  PAINTS   AND   ACCESSORIES   AT  sons mm  or just phone Gibsons 53 Sunny works hard (but he does'nt mindj
Hides eg&s where they're easy to firiti,-
The Easter bunnies are never fate,
At sunrise, they come through the gate.
0 As sister fixes eggs for Easter
Bunny becomes a carrot-feaster! /
'ad
April   19  —   Wilson  Creek
Community  Cllub   L.A.   Easter
tea and sale of plants, 2:30 p.m.
April 20 —^ Gibsons Anglican
Hall 12 noon, W.I. Luncheon
meeting. ,
Apr^L 21 — Roberts Creek.
Legion Hall 2 to 4 — Legion
Auxiliary, sale of home cooking,
Thursday^   Apr*!   15   1954       The Coast News
I.O.O.F. News
The new Sunshine Coast Oddfellows Lodge will be installed
;on May 24th. Two degree teams
from Vancouver will assist in
the ceremonies, - and a large
class of candidates will be initia.
"' ted during the "afternoon" and
evening  sessions.
tea, novelty booth, home made;.jjfcT<hnes will be announced later,
candy.   .. as soon as the hew ferry sched-
'.,i^™ .-j
April 21  — Gibsons,  Socred
W.A. meeting at home of Mrs.
Crowhurst at 2:00 p.m.
u.-es are  announced.
Minimum Charge
50c for 15 words.
2c per extra word
"    by cash.
Billing charge added.
•Deadline Tues. 5 p.m,.
MEMENTO OF
AIR TRAGEDY
April  22   i-  Sechelt.   What-;     On Tuesday this week,  Mrs.
Not Sale and Coffee Bar, 11:00 MacLean,    of   McLean's   Shoes' phone 21J, Gibsons
p.m.,   Sechel/t  Legion  Hall,   by Gibsons, received a letter from
FOR SALE
Bush   wood,   Fir. and  Alder.
Current prices.    STAG FUELS,
tfn
FOR  SALE
Legion W.A.
April 23   -— Roberts  Creek
.,     __.   - .        . _    . ,  _      . SPECIAL:    Choice    Broilers,
the Director of Postal Services  ^ 5 ■  Qr 4      ^
in Moosejaw, Sask., which she. ur  more   PrepJred  for  *%,.
F.J.   Wyngaert,   phone   Gibsons
15
Soogh and Planed Lumber
Phone  Haifmooo   Bay  7 ?.
KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS
Halfmoon Bay
H.B. Gordon Agencies: R«*l
Estate, Car Insurance, Fire Insurance* Phone S«ch®lt S3 J.
Evenings ;.,;and.Holidays.    H.B.
Legion Hall at 8:00 p.m. Legion; pl*?s t0*reSTVe:   M
Auxiliary whist drive. ■   " C™   ™\f * bfy ^ f  107 H
J land stained letter from Eastern    _	
April  23  —  Gibsons  United Canada, which happened to be^     For Sale—on three lots with'" ,Q?xdon ■■.;*frH;:'o-v T.E.. Duffy,
Church Hall W.I. tea and plant in the mail carried by the ill-j billion    dollar    view,    electric 3i;W.     ^ tfa
sale. | fated plane which exploded and j lights,  water and phone,  close
*    -i   oi o^A «.    n-i_v? bu^ed  tot Moosejaw,  on April ^   lotoly  neighborhood,   xAcei
April  24  — Roberts  Cieek. eighth Withit was a lefcte- ^^, h needg ^^ mish work;
Community Hall- — Dance, WJ the Director  expressing  regret Always a better buy at Totem
speeds   mai4-..Of, POLIO    -Una  th  t tJ     ,  ti      }, h Ham»«wi   c^t^   r.iv«,n-c   nr •
and VON car fund;1
that tlie letter had been damaged
and delayed, due to the crash
V-An evening of'
April* 24  „
Chamber-sMiisic^cby    Roberts^ ^S TRIPS TO
Creek String -Orchestra  in  the START  AT  DEPOT:   ■
Legion. Hall, Roberts ' Creek -at1   ; On  April   21iat,   we  are   ad-
8 p.m; •', ' ;y.'"j vised   by   Cecil  Lawrence,   the
April 25 -^^Gibsons,-at ■■^^el^11M^r\"^^if»*   Scheme of Mrs. R.S. ClarkS6n-onjruns will commence at the Bus;
Realty, Gibsons, B.C.
4 excellent' buys in used Oil-
burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00
at Parkers Hardware, phoriie
Sechelt 51. tin.
y Dressers, $15.95; Davenports pouLTRY"
$89.50;:. Ranges: Oil, Gas, and
Wood; Lino, 69|i square yard.
"MURPHY" Wall Beds, $15.00.
Phone 30 S, Sechelt. C & S
Sales. 15
If interested iri Baby Chicks'
send for our free 1954 Catalogue. The Appleby Poultry
Breeding Farm, Mission City,
B.C. 16
uuiiie w. -«u-?.<-i.->. w«MUU.^; , .    .    , FLASH NEWS-—Gower Point --	
the Pratt Road, Veeting of .Se ?epot'   ,whe^e   Passengers   will Ro^  to  ,be paved  from   Post'     For  Safi^-really   cute  littl6:
Howe Sound fair committee .at^ e"^bark'  an~ ™l&™-      '   '. .     I Office  to Wardils,  right away, house, unfinished, its'a good buy
2-00pm ■■'   ■■■{ present practice of driving   dc!ubk, 'pushedon   to  {Single - at $2500. Try us for better buys.
;   ,   ....'.". '-,'.'t*e bus t0 the Village center for. hur3ts    No  more  bumps,   mud Totem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.
Aprol 26—Port Mellon. Crihl one   stop,   and   around   to   the holes or du<  We have some 30 ~ —
Tournament, at 8.00 p.m. sharp,4 Union  to  another,  will be dis-' lots for ^ 'in this area, priced      Be^V  §as  washing  machine
in   the Cafeteria, sponsored by''continued.  Passengers   will  be around $350   terms $50 down   ^ith Porcelain  tub-   Good  <^ft-.
the  Port,; JMeUon  PTA.   Prizes, picked up at the- Bus depot, and. balance   $10   per   month,    also dition'    $50.00    Phone    Sechelt
etc.
{will leave the bus at that point gome veiy Mce buys in, homes
97R.
Selma'Park Comr- °n the comPletion oi their triPs- It's the coming residential area, Elphinstone Bay Road - lovely
better look at these now before yiew of gulf, well built homei
its too late. May we show you 3 ^  bath,   Duroid   roof,   large
.1 /Mrs.  Baba  of Roberts Creek  today.   Totem   Realty,   Gibsons, living   room,   house   furnished,
April 26
JZ^SS^ " and.Canl Of Thank,
Mrs. K. Baba.
April 27 — Gibsons Garden has  returned from Hospital m   -           nc Wa+Arfrrtnt  =   ""^d 1S/* acres land. Full price only
Club  meets   in  United   Church Vancouver, and wishes to thank      ^lbso^ Waterfront,5 roomed $495o    t                       »          _J
Hall at 8:00 p.m. Parlour Show the Roberts Creek PTA, and her house and lot- Fl^ ^ $325°; balance as rent No matter what
of Spring flowers. Bring along many friends; and relatives for Gower Beach. New four-roomed you want   lois' homes   acreage
your   gt»rdeinimg  problems   and'-,,their   kind   letters    and   cards house,>fireplace, 100 yards from for. better selection'see TOTEM
questions.                                          j which gave her so much pleas- flat beach, 3 view lots, cultiva- REAI/rY. Gibsons, B.C.
v   .      .  ure during her illness. ted, $2600.00. .. [ __, '„_	
Selma  i'arK  ai                        .,-,_   ^   n-.w«           Two Cabins with electricity and One 16 ton House Jack, $10.
water, $2600.00. Enterprise   Range,   with   Silent
JOHN   COLERIDGE   REALTY, Glow wick Oil-Burner,   $75.00.
•Gibsons; "B.C. •■■-■   -■-■'         "-    ?-r -: Large size Burpee^Cooker Hand
                     - . Canner.:-. Cost  $25.00,   sefl   for
FOR SALE — Small modern $i6.0O.   Good   quaiULty   Canning
house,  central location.  Can be machine, cost. $25.00,   will   sell
seen by appointment Box 5, The for $16.00. These canning goods
Coast News.                       ^    tfn are alinost new.. Two 4-ft. Cross-
~     "'              _  fuiiy cut saws. AH goods can be seen'
April  30  -
S p.m. VON board meeting.
.May 1 —■ Gibsons High School
Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. PTA
Talent Night, Gibsons, preliminaries.
Legate
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to Apply to
May 3 — Gibsons Parish Hall Purchase Land
at   8:00   p.m.,   general  meeting
of the Farmers' institute. In land recording district  of
_      Vancouver, and situate in Blind
'May 4— Sechelt May Day  Bayj   being   aw   island  approx.
Tea in Legion Hall, local associ
ation Scouts and Brownies
hnately 250 feet offshore from
lot 6349, Group One, New Westminster District. v
Take notice that R.M. Shuck
of Billings Bay, B.C., occupation
Saw Mill operator, intends to
; apply for permission to purchase the following described
lands:—
Commencing at ia post planted
on tlie shore of the small island
about 6 chains south of the N.W.
Basement of School corner of Lot 6349> Group 0mj>
May 7 — Gibsons, St. Mary's
Altar Society Mothers Day Tea,
sale   of   potted   plants,    home
cooking!,   United  Chulrjeh  Hatti
2 to 5.
May 8 — Gibsons High
School Auditorium at 8:00 p.m.,
Talent Nite FINALS.
May 9
Hall, meeting of Junior Garden   New   Westminster' District-
Club   of   Farmers'   Institute,.M Whence  around the shoreline to
2:00 p.m. ,    V:^
. May  13 —  Gib so n s Highil^4^ninS "bne ■•.••acre,   more   or
School,    UBC    players   present ;^sS^
"Major Barbara
May   26   —   Roberts   Creek;
Legion Auxiliary rummage sale.
june 2 —• Gibsons St. Bartholomew's W.A. superfluity sale,
home cooking etc.
July 15 — Gower Point, St.
Bartholomew's garden party at
Mrs Ohasters.
July 8 — -Roberts Creek, at
Mrs. P.B. Long's home — St.
Aidan's garden party.
August 5 — Summer Garden
Tea,   by   the   Friendly   Group,
will be held Aug 5th.
THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL —
SOAMES POINT — fully furnished 2 bedroom home' with
fireplace, .3 pc bath, furnace,
large basement for, suite. Full
price $5500 with $1500 down,
balance $50 per month.
FOR INSURANCE
OR REAL ESTATE SEE
Totem   Realty
Phone Gibsons 44
Evenings  95J
Member Association of B.C.
Real   Estate   Agents.
•Raymond Mitchell Shuck.
Dated March 8th, 1954.
LEGAL.
LAND ACT
Notice of Intention to Apply to
Lease Land.
•:--i In   Land  Recording   District
of     New    Westminster,      B.C.
EXTRA SPECIAL -
furnished modern home on fully
developed fenced lot, within
three blocks of the Post Office.
Magnificent view, fine TV reception. Deluxe workshop also.
Totem Realty, Gibsons, B.C.
LOST ^
Saturday April 17th, at Mrs. F.
Bolton,  Hopkins Landing.     »
WATCH- OUR WINDOW for
our DAILY SPECIAL it will
save you rrianey. Totem Realty.
120 Key Bass Accordian, and
BuJova^ watch  ontan^ wrist   and   B_Flat   Trumpet>   as   n€V/>
Mrs. El. Machon, -■ Gibsons,  next
strap.    Please    advise     Wilson
Creek P.O., Mrs. Reid.
! to Midway.
LOST — Green Budgie named   ~~~ •■•■;■
Joey. Will come to call. Reward j Logging Truck and Trailer
to Finder. Tom Terry, R.R.I.'for sale. In very good order.
Gibsons. Beach Avenue, West, J J ackson Bros. Logging Co.,
Roberts Creek. j phone    20M    or    26X    Wilson
 _—_ Creek. tfn
FOR RENT i :__- : __
An    excellent     Saint-Saens
FOR    RENT:    On    lease,    on
Main Street, Gibsons,  furnished „. „ ...  __  .    . .     ,
A, ,    , _,     .,     xt  Piano, Height 52 inches, walnut
three  bed-room   Family   Home. '        b. ' •
Extra beds on sun Porches make
ideal room rentals. Only $55.00.
Totem Realty,  Gibsons, B.C.
case, with bench. In good condition, $295.00. Phone Gibsons
53.   . 15
FOR     RENT   —   Ir><   Roberts
INSURANCE
Creek   area.   Claanj,   attractive, ' Fire - Auto - Liability. Pro:v:L>;
completely furnished home   —     courteous service  .
three bedrooms,' fridge, washing   Totem   Realty,   Gibsons,
machine, everything! References
fr>
Assessment District - Vancouver.; needed.   Summer   rentals.    S12D,	
B.C. and situate at Storm Bay,! monthly.  Would  consider lower' WATCH REPAIRS
Sechelt Inlet, B.C. (Approxi
mately 15 miles more or less
from the village of Sechelt, B.C.)
Take ntotice that I, Vernon
Arnold Owre, of Sechelt, B.C..
occupation Cutting Forest
Greens, intend to apply for a
lease of the following described
lands:—
rental   on   long   lease.   TOTEM      Fastj   -Accurate,  -Guaranv
REALTY, Gibsons, B.C. j Watch   reparirs.   Marine   Mr
__ - ———I Wear^  Qibsons. :
FOR  RENT
Three    furnished
rooms,
all      WATCH REPAIR - All type*
convemWesVlullv modern! hot of watches and jewelry repair-
and   cold  water," "l   block   from ed- Reliable, fast, efficient,
city bus  stop,  IV.  blocks from Union   General   Store.   Sechelt
beach. Elderly people preferred.
Commencing   thirteen   chains  $25.00 a  month,  phone  Roberts
in   a   Northerly   direction   from creek-  24M
the  South   West  corner  of Lot j
4285,   Group  1    N.W.D.,   Storm j TIMBER WANTED; i
Bay, Sechelt Inlet, B.C.,  thence
Southerly   to   the  head  of   the
tfn
WORK   WANTED
Soray and Brush Painting: also   paper   hanging.   J.   Mel3-"i<
Phone  Gibsons  33 tfn
WANTED:  PEELED  OR UN-	
r, • +k   «r   4.   PEELED    FIR    PILING    AND
Bay;  thence  111  a   North   West- CEDAR or c     rf Qf Thanks
erly direction to the South east
Corner of Lot 4445, at a Zero
tide level, and, thence back
around the Bay to the point of
commencement at a ten foot
tide level, and containing Ten
acres, more'or less, for the purpose of Oyster-culture.
Vernon    Arnold   Owre.
Dated March 31st, 1954.
Timber Preservers Limited, Foot . We wish to express to our
of Trapp Road, New Westmi-- many friends, our sincere
ster, B.C. 15   :||iar.o_j<p   &n(i   apprc»-;ic.tion   for
~^ i the    many    beautiful    floral
WANTED . , tributes, and for their kindness
AGENTS — for Merry-Tiller. '■ and sympathy extended to us
the wonderland tiller. Call and jn the loss of our beloved son,
?ee    it   .demonstrated.    Charles  Norman.
Klein, authorized agent. S-Turn, Mr. and Mrs. William Pearson,
Gibsons. 15     Madeira  Park,  B.C. '��  The Coast News     Thursday,   April   15   1954  ...'.��� ��� -'I-j:-,  ''i.V/V  :# i  * iyffi&\    :'���  v \'- \y'--.. m4p-  ��.. ��� i . i .<        ..���������'  ^ .- '     ��� ���  >^>.  .���\.-.V.:     V- -VsijC."    .'    -V.V:-:     -V  -������vt ;.-  i .*���'  -.3  v  ��� / ���  A   LARGE   SELECTION   OF  Canada Packers Products  . ��� i ��� / ��� i; ��������� .���������" '��������� -:���--*���- ��������� -"���������. ��� yy:'y���<!..  "MAPLELEAF" and *'*pjRk" ':  In Stock At  POPULAR PRICES  CAKES  MAPLE  LEAF  PACKERS PRODUCTS  . ���' ���������-. 'fk-' v1 ,.���' ..v~ ��*^; y ��� '��� '.-������'���    .:.-'-:    : ���;'���'���'.'   -���������.-���.���     ���'  AT  CLAYTON'S   GROCERY  Phone 87  Sechelt  BACON       0uqa* 6*><<^-4m&k^j<rf^i��f  ECONOMY  with  quality  A FEW SUGGESTIONS:  ...      ?    .    . .^....       ....   .. . ^ ^._ ���  "YORK" Pure Strawberry Jam  48 oz  $1.05  "MARGENE" ��� * : 410  "YORK" Peanut Butter   16 oz .... 410  "SHURGAIN ' Dog Food   2 for ... 190  "YORK" Frozen Peas   12 oz ........ 230  "YORK" Kernel Corn   2 for   390  "TRUECOD' Fillets     per lb ... 330  We Have This  ATTRACTIVE SILVERWARE  OnDisplay  And Available For  ���  SEED.* and'  JUPPLIEJ  m  .MS  ^^^^^^^1^  BEDDING PLANTS  '���'-.' EXPECTED i-HQW&fiSK-a-l  Friday Fos  Another indication of Canada's musical growth is seen in the  fact that the highest standard so far was set this season in the  nation-wide Singing Stars of Tomorrow competition!.  Typical of the contestants on the program are the youthful  singers shown above: soprano Diane Oxner (left) of Lunenberg,  Nova Scotia; Norman Mittleman, a baritone from Winnipeg who  is also incidentally, a football star; and Floriane- Cotnoir pt  Norana, Quebec. .  All provinces of Canada except Prince Edward Island have  been represented in the 11-year history of the program.  Sechelt Notes  by B.W.  The Standard Station at Wil-  Tcm Davey Injured  By Rolling Legs  Tom  Davey* of  Gibsons  was  seriously injured while unload  son Creek is now finally closed) ing  logs  in  the  Bay  area  last  down  and   officially, moved   to  week.  He  is  reported   to  have  Sechelt.  The Sechelt Building Supplies  have their new plate glass  windows- in position in their  hew show room.  The Nelson's laundry van  is  climbed the load on the tr,uck  to loosen a ��� log which was  caught. The log�� rolled, throwing him to the ground, where  a log. landed on him, causing  serious   /pelvic   and 'abdominal  ysporting   a  very   bright,   brand injury  new sign, painted in red, white  <and blue  ������Mrs. Lang has. been working,  hard to get dancing classes for  the children started ini Sechelt.  About 36 pupils are already enrolled for the first lesson on  Saturday April 10th. The first  classes will be held in St.  ���Hilda's Parish Hall, but after  that, each Saturday morning in  the Legion Hall. There will be  tap, ballet and acrobatic classes  taught.  y..; Mickey Coe has generously  offered, to donate ah oil furnace,  complete with pipes, to be used  He was taken to hospital by  Graham's ambulance. Since .that  time, reports have been received  that he is progressing, favorably,  but that he will be hospitalized  for some weeks.  The original report was held  over until Mrs. Davey, who was  in hospital herself, could be  properly notified.*  Sechelt is home again after a  pleasant stay' in Nanaimo of  about three weeks.  The Rev. E.H. arid Mrs. Taylor  are having a happy little inter-  4ude   staying   in   the   Chiltern's  for  heating   St.   Hilda's Parish Jeach cottage at Davis Bay for  Hall. Needless to say, the Church. tw�� W���eks',    .      7       ,      ,  council gratefully accepted this'  /f3^1? the higher levels;on  Wednesday  night was   so. deep  offer.  GUIDE  NEWS  During the week commencing  April 26th, Guides) and Brownies  that loggers could not work on  thursday morning.  The monthly card party of the  rn"unifo7m"wirb7"makin"g"al Altar Society, heldd at Mr. and  door to door canvass seeking ^ EvanJ was a velV cheerful  orders for Guide cookies, these affair' wlth a.g��od turn out. The  will be delivered sometime sing-song., with which it was  during  the  following week. closed was very much enjoyed;  _ The Sechelt Guide Local As- ��� T^e foundations of the new  sociation will hold their monthly Bank and Post ��flice Building  meeting at the home of Mrs.near ��*e Village Center will be  Powell  on April  12th,   at  8:00 laid v���rv soon' now-  p.m. Mrs. Betty Williams  (Brown Owl) will give her report   on   the  B.C.   Girl  Guides son\ dl_ed m a Vancouver Hos-  . It is reported that a twenty-  three year old logger, Mr. Pear-  Annual   Conference.  The Associaltion will be holding their annual May day tea  on May-4th. This is always an  outstanding event, and the L.A.  hope to see the usual good turnout.  SOCIAL  Mary Gordon celebrated her  first birthday on Tuesday April  6th. Present at the party, were  Mrs. Harold Nelson and Donna,  Mrs. Rogers and Robin, Mrs.  Bill Billingsley, Dayle and  Garry; Mrs. Chambers, Judy  and ^Jackie.  Mrs.  M c F a r 1 a n e  of West  pital  following   an  accident   at  Half Moon Bay.  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  Now Is The Time For  SPRING   REPAIRS  Put Your Car In Shape  For  Summer   Driving.  .FRANK SOLNIK  Phone 48  C  Sechelt  Here's the cleaner you've been hearing about  Amazing New  Super-Powered  Easy Action Swivel-Top  Cleans all over from 1 position  SWIVEL-TOP CLEANER  with exclusive  Attach-0-Matic  CLIP-ON TOOLS   ^w  "TRADE-INS 3^  ACCEPTED"  Complete ,���  with De Luxe  Cleaning Tools  .f  % Vl/W/ f       ,, ^       .  w av\n    ������      .. .  Save *20 tO $30 pay only *|f per week  See "Live" Demonstration at Our Store AT ONCi  Phone Your Hardware Number: 32, Gibspns  by Cherry Whitaker  To the one hundred and twenty  two and a half people who, in  this past week have asked if I  passed the "Driver's Test, I can  now say "Yes"., Through the  grace of God, the kindly in-%  stincts of the examiners* and a  strongly . developed instinct for  self-preservation (inherited  fromj ay long line of hardy Scots)  I am the relieved possessor of  bright purple stamp marks on  the dog-eared license.  Fortunately, as a result iof  stopping at the office to get the  ."invitation card" and arriving  at the seat of judgement minus  my driver's license, I lapsed, oni  return, into such a state of dejection that I relaxed considerably. There didn't seem too  much sense in getting .eager-  beaver about something I wasn't  going to be allowed to do. Anyone clueless enough to missplace  necessary documents at such a  crucial moment simply couldn't  be classified asy aything but a  menace on the road.  Then, when I spotted the  question about how many inches  etc. is a fog light I was very  happy that Grade 10 hadn't sold  his bicycle ��� it was a cinch  that mother was going to need  it in future. That question on  fog has beaten me for; two years.  I forget it as fast as I learn it.  As for as I can see the only  solution is < to buy.. a fog ligpti  and have it affixed to the- ^��  measuring it every day for pr^ef  tise, or. to refrain from having  j anything to do with fog in a  concrete form. The stuff that  blows in and out of my head,  doesn't come under the jurisdiction of the Motor Vehicle  Branch.  In   the   question  part   of  the  test   there   is   one   question   I  really like, the answer in effect  being that the impact of a car  travelling at 60 miles per hour  produces  the   same   damage   as  it would if dropped off a building 120 feet high ��� it isn't the  idea of hitting something at 60  that reduces me to hysteria because   I   feel   that   only   flight  from an  invading  army would  induce me to drive over 45, it's  the mental picture of any donkey  who would  drop   a   car   off  a  building  120 feet high to find  out if that statement is correct.  Don't tell me its all calculated  mathematically ��� its- more interesting, the  other  way.  The road test was carried out  along the requested route. Being  quite certain that it -would be  the last time ear and I would  travel together I drove with due  care and caution, treating the  car with loving respect, silently  hoping that her ������ new driver  would be as understanding  about peculiarities, I think she  Thursday.,  15  1j54 I he C-jsI 2ie^s  must have known that this  wasn't just any old trip to Porpoise Bay because she behaved  like a lady all the way, instead  of galloping over to the wrong  side of the road to avoid the  biggest potholes. Neither did she  lap tlie examiner up through  the roof going through them.  We returned, trotted obediently back to the starting post  to await the verdict. In the  twinkling   of   an   eye   I   found  myself outward bound clutefrin^  the  MVB's  official  seal of ai_>-  proval. I didn't ask them hove I  did���sufficient unto the morcuarS  was the fact that I did, and tliaf  is all that mattered..Now I doa'S  care if I never go anywhere ea> .  cept to Port Mellon  or Pender !  Harbour.  FOR QUICK SALES^  USE THE COAST NEWJ&  CLASSIFIED  Roofing Repairs  Prompt Attention  WORK    GUARANTEED  Box 10, Coast. News  Wanted  A BAT BOY ���  Applicants should be between ten and fourteen  years.  > ....  y ���  Applications should be signed by Bat Boyys  parents, and sent to the Secretary,  FIREMEN'S   BALL  TEAM,   GIBSONS.  IV.  rt  Gibsons May Day Committee  FLOAT ENTRY FORM  Name  {Firm or Individual)  Type of Float   (Decorative.  Commercial,  Comic,  Car,  Truck,  Bicycle^  Send to Secretary, or leave at John Wood Hardware  and Appliances.  BREVE FORD before you buy any car     DRIVE FORD and you'll be convinced  because you'll have driver's-seat proof that Ford  , out-performs all other cars in its field. You'll see why  V-8 power is the only kind of power that spells value���"  for today and tomorrow. Compare Ford, feature by  feature, with any other car in its field and you'll make .  Ford your choice. Your Ford dealer invites you to-  prove Ford on the road. Drop in to his showroom and  see the new Ford ... then take it out on the road  for yourself. Or pick up the phone and arrange with  your dealer to bring a Ford to your door. Drive Ford  and find out why only a V-8 is up fo date.  Get behind the wheel and feel that smooth, responsive  V-8 power, delivered by the finest, mdst efficient V-8  engine ever to power a Ford. Sit backhand enjoy  Ford's safer, softer ride, with that steady, road-  hugging "big-car" feel. Relax in the deep-dowji  comfort of Ford's big, spacious foam-rubber seat's,  the practical luxury; of Ford's perfectly planned  interiors. Experience new, relaxing ease with Ford's  "Master-Guide". Power Steering, swift, sure Power  Brakes and famous Fordomatic Drive. Get the feel of  Ford behind the wheel, and you'll be convinced that  Ford is really Canada's "worth-more" car.  worth more when you buy ff  worth more when you se//  (Certain features illustrated or mentioned are "Standard?'  on some models, optional at extra cost on.others.)  YOUR FORD  DEALER INVITES YOU TO  PROMfOf?�� W ffi��SCAD  Creek  Wo. 2  Seehelt  M��a 3  Pender Harbour Sub.' Agent     Gerry Gordon  fciSBittl  ililllp^ The   Coast  A'ew*  iixUX3aay,  Apiii   15   1954  Police Court News  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  In Court this past two weeks,  there  has  been   a  considerable  variety of charges heard.  A juvenile from Roberts Creek  i&* ,  to\^c  "_t-^   ^,  &m&..  MELCHE^ " b^D-  At flrjt ta^te you will recognize  GARRISON CLUB as jome-  ��hing far beyond the ordinary  .. a superb Dry Gin ��� combination of the distiller's art  and the costliest ingredients���  for those who appreciate life's  luxuries. Naturally, it costs  more���but once you try it, you  will accept-nothing less!  another achievement by  MELCHERS DISTILLERIES LIMITED  Distiller* of ARISTOCRAT ftea/  Rye Whhky~8 Years Old.  This adverH����ment h not published  or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government  of British Columbia.  ''A  was put on probation for a year,  having been found guilty of  pilfering two "piggy banks!".  Let us hope this is the end of all  'bank robberies' on the Peninsula.  For failing to have the proper  freight licenses, as called for by  the    Act.    Arrow    Transfer  -of;  Vancouver  was  assessed   thirty,  dollars and costs. j  Steel Jacketted Bullets for;  Hunting are out. William Clark |  of Vancouver paid a fine of ten j  dollars, and forfeited a Lee Ee-j  field Rifle to the crown for the  use of them.  Current Licenses are required  of Motor Cyclists, as Benny  Dubois of Pender Harbour found  to his cost. A fine of twenty-  five dollars and the costs of the  Court were levied against him,  for  operating without them.  Miss Alma Sundquist of  Pender Harbour was assessed a  fine of twenty dollars and costs  for driving without due care  and attention near Kleindale  recently.  Andy Alphonse Johnson, an  Indian of the Sechelt Reserve,  charged with contribution to- the  juvenile delinquency of a child,  had his case dismissed. Acting  for the accused was Barrister  A.E. Branca of Vancouver  Crown Prosecutor was Barrister  A.W. Merrer.  Running off the road and into  a fence with his car cost Pual  Desbiens of Pender Harbour a  fine of ten dollars and costs.  He had already compensated  the owner of the fence for the  damages. j  Dunstan  Joe.  of  the  Sechelt;  Indian   Reserve,   charged   w-ith ! A  committing   wilful   damage   of  under  twenty-five   dollars,  was  found not guilty,  and the  case Dear Cynical;  dismissed. After    reading    your    letter  Marine Drive in Gibsons is.which was published in the  still catching the od& unseeing, \ April eighth edition of the Coast  or unobeying, motorist. James..NeWs, I find it very hard to  Will of Vancouver paid a fine keep  myself  from   writing   the  An Easter Carol  "''-"   ' y^"My-  ;y,���  ''?'-*ii  ���l?l  ^��tA  ��*.*<l_$&$j?jfe  JANE POWELL lifts up_Jier lovely voice in song on  Easter Morn. Jane's next M-G-M picture is to be a  musical, .of course, tilled "Small Town Girl."  Reader's Right  "    STUDENT   REPLIES  Open Letter to C.Y. Nical.  of five dollars and costs for  parking over the two-hour limit  there.  Gower  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  A general exodus to Vancouver seems to have been the  trend this week. Mr. and Mrs  James Beaton in for three or  four days catching up with revisiting old friends, also son  Kenneth with his lovely family  ���and an incidental check with  the doctor who proclaims all is  well.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chaster  in to look over the Easter bonnets. Jules Mainil in to see  what's cooking.  Mrs. Johnny Thorn in to have  a look at the family while husband Harry awaiting her return.  From Victoria comes Miss  Maria Dykes and Brother Joe,  to visit Mr. and Mrs. James  Dyke's. Acting as a spring tonic  <the two visitors have livened  things up considerably, both Mr.  and Mrs. Dykes looking and  feeling the better for their visit.  Daughter Clara Coles up to  check on her Ma and Pa at  Stronlochie.  Larry Hamilton, recently down  from Port Churchill, visiting his  Dsd oh the Reid Road for a  week or two, busy re-organizing  and adjusting things to his  liking while sister Pat Macintosh looks on astounded .as  her housewifely ��� efforts' are  spurned by the males in her  life.  Mr. and Mrs, Lloyd Elrick  having a hurried look around  at their sylvan rendezvous.  All we want now is a little  warm co-operation from the  weatherman for a nice sunshiny  Easter week-end to encourage  the visitors, so here's keeping  our fingers crossed.  nastiest reply possible.  I should think that a person  with enough brains to think up  such a suitable nick-name  should also have the brains to  keep such- sarcastic and scandalous  ideas   to themselves.  You've thrown every dirty  punch you could at our chool  and the students in it, but only  under a false name. Why don't  you bring it out in the open  That way, we'll have a chance  to tape the negative side of your  debate.  I admit that some of us students do like Mickey Spillane,.  but we don't put it in the same  literary category as the Bible  and Shakespeare. That was a  pretty low and rotted blow,  Cynical.  About having a smoking room  in school: May I remind you,  Cynical that school isn't just for  teaching us Maths and Sciences.  It also teaches us to become  good citizens. Right now, whenever a student wants a cigarette,  he or she has to sneak into the  bushes or someplace, because  it's not allowed. Is this the road*  Sechelt  Hook & Ladder  In the forefront of the news  these days are the,A bomb and  the Hydrogen' bomb. While the  probability jo�� jSefchelt Penin*  sula being .ibomfocd is rather  remote there is always the possibility of some pilot mistaking  the light of Selma Park or Gibsons for the city of Vancouver.  So for the benefit of those who  have not experienced them here  is how bombs cause fires.  Incendiary bombs burn when  they hit, or they explode and  throw burning material over  large areas. High explosive  bombs cause fire indirectly by  breaking pipesjL sihor.t cirieuJLt-  ng electrical wiring and upsetting stoves, furnaces and lamps.  The A bomb is both a super-  explosive and a fire bomb on  a large scale. The atomic bomb  set off over Hiroshima, carried  by clnie) plane> delivered the  punch of 325 tons of high explosives and 975 tons of fire  bombs. Its fire effect was three  times its blast effect. The first  effect of an atomic bomb is a  heat, flash.'This spreads out in  every direction from the ball  'of fire at the centre of the  is hotter than the surface of  the sun. The heat flash that  comes from. it lasts only about  three seconds*, but that is  enough to set fire to paper, cloth  rubbish and dry wood. It also  is long enough to burn people  unless they are protected from  to take to good citizenship    If the flash. Right on the heels of  so,  why  don't  they   just  teach  the   students to   sneak   around  without being caught    I assure  you,    smoking    room    or    no  smoking    room,     they're  going to smoke. *_,���  Calling us enervated students  makes me feel that you are ..a  little weak in places yourse'f,  even though your grammar does  show signs of good education.,  But then again, education isn't  everything, a ., stupid person  could go a long way on th&.  ability to be able to underetand.'  If you don't agree with what  I've written here,   then maybe  the flash comes a blast wave  which causes fires by knocking  down chimneys, wrecking heaters and breaking electric wires.  stiJJL Fires would spring up for miles  around.  In  the  meantime   don't   lose  any sleep over it..  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  we can get together and argue  our point. O.K.  George Hastlahd,  Grade Eleven',  EXphinstone  High.  IRENE'S  DRESS  AND  STYLE  SHOPPE  Features SHORTIE   COATS   For  Easter  Phone 35 t Gibsons  GIBSONS  ELECTRIC  Phone 130  GIBSONS  Box 6  M-MBmra-a-i  ROBERTS   CREEK   STRING   ORCHESTRA  AND  ASSISTING  ARTISTS  ��� Present An Evening Of  CHAMBER   MUSIC  LEGION HALL ROBERTS CREEK  Saturday April 24th ��� 8:00 p.m.  Admission By Ticket Only Tickets 50c  Firemen's Ball Team  DANCE  April 17th 9;00 p.m.  SCHOOL  HALL  GIBSONS  Port Mellon Orchestra Admission $1.00  Proceeds For New Uniforms  For Easter   ���  POTTED PLANTS  CUT FLOWERS  Full line of Candy Novelties  i  EASTER PARADE CLOTHES  for Ladies ��� Girls ���- Boys  Let us outfit the family and save you money  % 10 t 15  Next To Shoe Store  i  i  GREAT NEWS for outboard  fans! Now ready to serve you  is another enthusiastic Scott-  Atwater dealer . .. offering  America's finest, most modern  outboard motors. You'll enjoy  looking over the new Scott-  Atwater line featuring Bail-a*  matic, the year's big outboard-  ing news. 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