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Array Provincial  I*i||jJS  Victoria,   3.   C*;;;  Eighth Year of Publication      *-.   Vol. 8 ~- No. 9      Thursday,   March   4,   1954 Published in Gibsons,  B.C.  C  surfaced   road   the   two   ferries  ��cross Jervis   Inlet  and   Howe  Bound will not bring Vancouver  much closer .than it is now.  B.C. POWER COMMISSION  The   Commission   has    been  doing a good job in recent years.  However;   its  electrification   of  -the smaller communities should  proceed   at. a faster  rate.   The  Legislature will  be   interested  : to know that the Powell River  ' Company is negotiating with the  Power    Commission    with    the  object of replacing the 50 cycle  fpeneraiors with 60.cycle current  . from'.'.,ttewv hydro sources. Elec-  '::tr^|y';'^_ans a lot to Mackenzie  iicc^tiiuents    in    Bella    Coola,  SeclMt, ;; and    Power ���  starved  Westview;  ^_^AME^:S3ERVICE      .  ;, i.<The: * provincial    government  _hb_idL-V initiate    coniversations  ���.^fe-.'^he^'federai government and  Xthe ;steamsliip companies ini this  ' ]pTOv)inoe! t-   improve  steamer  service. At one time the coast  was well served. The faansporta-  tioni picture is rapidly changing  at present and many communities   are   suffering   from   poor  service.  COMPANY TOWNS  AND SALES TAX  y..,: The   government   shox^V^be  oncern   Legislature  In the 'debate following the Speech from the Throne opening  the present session of Legislature in Victoria, Tony Gargrave,  our MLA, has brought up a niumber of subjects which directly  concern the Sunshine Coast, as a part of his constituency. In his  speech of Tuesday, March 2nd, Mr. Gargrave brought up these  matters: - '      "  HIGHWAYS i ���   A three-year program of vincial government. The VON  black topping for the Powell 1S looking after patients such as  RiV_r-S!eche]t-Vaincouver High-' old -age assistance, blind pension-  way would, provide a good road j ers' am mothers' allowance  by 1956 "or 1957. Between 15 and cases' which are a direct re"  20 miles of asphelt should be sponsibility of the provincial  laid each year. Without a good  goverment.   Provincial   govern-  mejnt   gtanits- cover   only   17%  of the cost of this needed sesvice.  Larger grants are needed.  LOGGING SCALE BILLS  I urge the government to  speed up the issueing of scale  bills to small logging operations.  In recent months this delay has  c)ost some operators a lot of  money.  Polio Drive  Almost Complete  The campaign for funds to  combat "Polio", managed:by the  Kinsmenis Clubs ui,_ B.C., is  almost complete. FJrom the tin-  that have been placed in various  offices, stores and the like, ini  this area, the collections have  been somewhat higher than in  last year's campaign.  George Hunter, acting on behalf of the Kinsmen, has asked  that the envelopes you have  received fn the mail be returned  as soon as possible, this coming  week. * .'  As soon as the results have  been tabulated, a full statement  of receipts) and disbursements  will he published iny the Coast  to Company towns that do hot  receive any share of the sales  tax^y These grants might be  grants for recreational facilities.  VON GRANTS  The VON, a nursing order  founded in -897, is doing a fine  work on the Sechelt Peninsula  Sechelt B of- T Discuss  ireakwater, Water Rates  The Executive Council of the Sechelt Board of Trade met la*  week to discuss and plan action on two matters presently occupy  ing the minds of the populace of 'that center. In the matter, of wate  rates, the Council has taken steps to contact the lawyer who ha  represented the Public at the hearing before the Public Utilitie  Commission, to discover what can be done, if anything,, to have th  new Rates reduced. They are seeking his advice as to the possibil  ties, following a protest meeting held the week before.     .  Regarding the proposed Break-! ~      ~~      " '-.^m _>-,-���''*���_  ter, the Council has written  -regarding  the  po^bilrties  for  manufacturing     charcoal     and  wa  the funds. Every Dime'is needed.  POLIO DIMES STOLEN  From the. Ferry Cafe, the con>-  lents of one of the March of  Dimes collection tins was stolen  by someone. A meaner form of  sneak-thievery would be hard  to imagine. All we can hope is  REGIONAL AWARD for "best  presentation by a group".in the  B.C. Regional finals of the Dom.  inion Drama Festival was made;  recently to Norman Mayne pres-:  ident of the Trail Little Theatre.'  Adjudicator Graham Suter (left)  presented the Calvert Award  "Meditation"  m  Victoria.   Miss  _ Janie Stephenson (centre) who  directed the winning play "For  Love   or Money"   received the  ' award for the best director.  Trail: iwoni put over entries from  I Victoria and Kelowna.  I  am right behind  its  request  that  the thief never needs the  for additional aid from the pro- help of the Polio Fund, himself.  Checking the Timberman's Axe  March 10, Back  To School Night  All adults, whether parents'  or not, are invited to another  Back to School Night at the  Elphinstone    High    School   .on.  ^ed^d^^^j^^^@puii^ k  " For ithe first ��� part; of the ..programme visitors will be,/a~ked  to enroll as students, and will  go through an a -bbreviated  school day in . the courses  chosen.  After this sample day there  will be a lunch/break, followed,  by a brief entertainment in the  gym.  For the final phase of the  evening, parents will have an  opportunity to visit the divisions  in which their children will be  enrolled as students next year.  There they may become familiar  with the part of the school curriculum from which these students must select "their next |  year's courses. All; parents who  will have students enrolled at  the High School next year are j  particularly requested to attend  this evening if at all possible.  Coast News Grows  To meet the demands of an  expanding community, Coast  News has adopted this new  size.  This eight  page paper has  the same content as a ten, of  ^cur  former size. : We will be  news coverage; handle more  articles and letters. With the  co-operation of an interested  news-conscious community,  we hope to make this a publication worthy of the Sunshine Coast.  Agmemnon Link  May Be  Finished By Fall  Following   a   trip   over   the  marketing.  a letter to the Hon. James Sinclair, Minister of Fisheries,  asking him to meet the Council  in March, and in the interim the  Council is gathering all possible  information for the drafting of  a brief for presentation at that  time.  The Board of Trade has writ.  Hen a letter of congratulations  to Mr. Harry Jarmain, who was  recently honored by the Mission  City Board of Trade by appointing-him Honorary Secretary of  <hat body. . The work of Mr.  Jarmain, and his valued assistance to the three Boards of  Trad�� on the Peninsula were  recalled, as well as his activities in the Association of Boards  ���of Trade for British Columbia.  Mr. Jarmain is now over eighty  years of age.  At the General meeting, there  was a dsiscufeision, originating!  with the members of the joint  Boards of Trade Committee, of  an idea for publicizing the Sunshine Coast. A suggestion" was  mf'de of a contest among High-  school students for the best  emblem illustrative of Sunshine  Coast. This emblem was to onel and thence to the Sechelt High-  which could be usedyon banners, J way. The Commission feels that,  at^rtisjn^ .solution Jo. the,  Vnd possibly on correspondence^X congestion of " traffic, whYch.  J. Clark, coach of the Elphin- would, at the same time, remove  'stome High School Basketball, the traffic from the school areas.  teams, approached the Board to, Col. G, Paulin of Black Ball  a'sk for assistance in caring for. Ferries, N.R. MacCtOlum of the  the visiting teams on March j Department of Pufbllc Works  12th, when the tournament will j and Mr. Hardin'g, Traffic Officer  of that Department, and S/Sgt  Locke of the R.C.M.P. met with  Commissioners Ritchey, Ballentine, and Peterson, f:taehf-went  pn a survey of the proposed  route. This is the same route  over which the Horn P.A. Gaglardi, Minister of Public Works,  was   driven   last   fall,;  foi? the  Commissioners  Meet ferry And  Highway Officials  Wheni approached by the press  as to the results of the meeting;  between Commissioners of Gibsons Landing and representatives of the Government, the  R.C.M.P. and Black Ball Ferries  Ltd. Commissioners Peterson  and Ballentine had little to say.  They felt that because . none  of those present Tiad the power  to act, but only to recommend  on the much discussed problem  of parking in Gibsons, to avoid  the crush of ferry traffic during  holiday week-ends and during:  the summer, that nothing muchl  had been achieved.  The recommendation of the  Village is that the Gower Point  Road, be made an arterial Highway, to join with the Pratt Road,  be held in Gibsons. The Board  agreed to help, and will do so by  finding quarters for the Powell  River team. The Union Steamship Company hp.s agreed toi  have its1 ship call ait Sechelt, and  the team will disembark there,  to save travel time on the way  to. the games.  Approval was   given  to  preT same purpose.  iTnrestrictcd wood-cutting has denuded Haiti's forest areas permitting extensive soil erosion. The United Nations, at the request  ���f the Haitian Government, is encouraging soil conservation, reforestation, irrigation, and the planting of cover crops through its  lechnical'assistance program in an effort to restore Haiti's depleted  inatural resources. Shown above, Vinton Burns (left), U.N. forestry  ��� ���:expert an��* Felix Corneille (second from right), Haitian Erector  <".*���_ .' ��  -a _-_..._.   i��AA   ni~   *_    4-**a_-   v��iirCA_,Tr   in    __3ZF1.  <al  'Forestry, inspect an eucalyptus tree at a tree nursery in Haiti.  Sinclair To Speak  At Sechelt Meeting  The Hon. James Sinclair,  Minister of Fisheries and M.P.  for Coast-Capilano, will be in  the' district on March 24th, and  will address an open meeting  in the Legion Hall, Sechelt,  giving his 'Report to the People'  and explaining Canada's part in  the Columbo Plan. At the same  meeting, it is hoped, he will discuss the local proposal for a  Breakwater at Sechelt, (Trail  Bay). ';'*.  Purveyor  Coming To Gibsons  - -. ^  On Saturday, March sixth,  Mr. Wade, land surveyor, will  be at the Totem Realty Office  to hear problems relating ' to  land surveys in the area.  Mr. Wilson has aranged for  Mr. Wade to have interviews  with people desiring either advice or professional services  with respect to properties and  boundaries.  Work Resumed On  Agamemnon Road  A progress report^ of sorts,  was received by Tony Gargrave,  MLA, from the Chief Engineer  of the Department of Public  Works, in the form of answers  to questions Mr. Gargrave had  asked about it.  The Highway Construction  Company, Ltd. have the contract j  for the road, in the amount of j  $731, 169.78 (The Department  supplies various materials, des  cribed as "culvert pipe etc.'.')  The specifications call for  clearing and grubbing of a 100-  ioot right of way, an finished  sub grade of thirty feet, a minimum of six inches of two-inch  gravel covered by a minimum  of six inches of 3A inch crushed  gravel.  Clearing and grubbing were  commenced last year, iand equipment was moved in in September, when installation of the  drainage structures, and grading  were commenced.  Clearing and grubbing are  sixty percent complete, 92,000  cubic yards ofrock and other  material have been moved.  Work has been resumed after!  tlie shut down, with fifty-eight  men on the ob.  Agamemnon Bay Road on Tuesday this week, Col. G. Paulin of.  the Black Ball Lines, and Mr J  N.  MacCallum,  Chief  Engineer  from the Department of Public,  Works,  together with the  con-J  tractors    from    Highway    Con-;  structioni,    Ltd.,    voiced    their  opinion   that   the   road   would]  likely   be   completed  this  fall.!  They   could   not  state   definite  dates.  According to Mr. MacCallum  the right of way runs through  difficult territory and there is  approximately seven miles of  almost straight rock work to be  done.  At the present time, according  to Highway Construction, they  have a large crew of men and  big machines on the job, but it  will still take all of summer and  early autumn to complete the  work.  Fisheries Boat  Testing In Howe Sound  On Wednesday, March 3rd,'  the Department of Fisheries'  boat, the "Investigator 1" with  Department biologists on board,  was trawling up and down the  Howe Sound from Gib'sons  Northward, and around the  Islands.  The Sea Floor is being tested  for signs of diminishing or increasing feeding and "nursery"  spots for shrimp and other fish.  The tests were conducted last  year, also. Comparisons will be  made, and results will have a  bearing on tlie attitude of the  Department towards . local fishing seasons.  senting a token of appreciation,  of his past work to J. Mayne,  who   has   resigned   his   post   of  There have been; otherysuch  meetings, and .other ^ suchy inspections, since the,traffic prob-  to-  Secretary before   he  leaves  on   km  created  bythe "advent .of  his vacation to England. j the Black Ball Ferry.      T.'  The possibility of encouraging: The village Commissioners  local entries to the Soap Box; do ieel> however, that they may  Derby in Mission) this summer have accompiished something  was introduced. Charlie Lunn towards the solution of the prcb-  is headings committee for this,lem. by the presentation of one  project. Local contests will be, definite plan> without a number  arranged for. Last year, there of alternates, that may be con-'  were 121 entrants from all over  B.C. in the Derby, which was  covered by a chain of 24 Radio  stations, and many private ones,  and was broadcast to Britain.  Regarding the Park the  engine for the Donkey that will  work on the task is presently Oh AMfP  being overhauled, and the end :OllUff_>  of the month should see it in  operation. A spar tree has been  picked" out, and clearing being ��� A ��� ���  done ready for yarding. It is! ^ Mflon Road>. according  hoped that experienced help will;to CP- Ballentine, who has been  be forthcoming for the work of over tile road a��ain ms week'  sidered    and   recommended  the Government. . .    ,"���  Port Mellon Roaf  Big improvement  rigging, so that possible accidents may be avoided.  Mr. Douglas Smith of the  Bank of Montreal, Gibsons, was  among the guests at the meeting.  He1 ispoke on banking days in  Sechelt, and will go into the  matter ol jincreasiing days of  banking.  In regard to the traffic prob-  is showing marked improve,  ment, due tothe change in surfacing mtaeriial being  used.  The previous system of using  road-side material as surfacing  was drawn to the attention of  the Minister of Public Works  by the Gibsons Board of Trade,  who pointed out its unsuita-  bility.   Proper  crushed   gravel,  lem, letters have now been sent  obtaned from the Hillside pits,  to  the   Attorney   General,   the  Department   of  Public   Works,  and the R.C.M.P. asking for in-  is presently being used, and the  improvement is evident.  While Mr. MacCullum was in  markings,   and  signs  indicating the di'strict this week. Mr. Ball-  v-reased speed limits, safety lane, en tine 'also  drew his   attention  proper parking with regard  to' again to the bridge at Hopkins?"  the blacktop highway. J Landing.  This,  apparently,  will'  The Board has also contacted j be  replaced   by   culverts   some  the Provincial Research Bureau   time in ibe future. '*.-  ~vr~-  The Coast News     Thursday,   March   4,   1954  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMXJ*]!,   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Editor  (Established 1945)  Publisned 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 year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  'eader s  To th�� Editor of the Coast News. FREE ENTERPRISE  Through the columns of your. Living in the past they tell  paper, I would like to bring the us fe a sign of old age. We find  attention   of the Public  to  the ���  J +    ��� ,     ,  serious decline in virtually all ��Ur mmd c?nstantly gom�� back  types of fishing in th_ area, and to the good old days in Sechelt,  to offer, certan suggestions to1 especially when we read the  counteract this decline. | Editorial   on  Seasonal   Ills,   in  First, I will deal with the' which the Editor pointed out  Commercial Fishing, because it so many ways in which a living  is the most ifportant. j wage   could >be   cecured.   Our  Probably unknown to the contention has always been "too  majority of people living in this many restrictions', and too much  area, outside of the Commercial big company and red tape."  Fishermen themselves, the Perhaps this does not apply to  greatest bulk of salmon bought the Gibsons area, but it sure  here ati Gibsons are caught in does down here,  what is called area 29, which. in i92o this little community  for   administrative  purposes   is, was  flourishing.   At  the   hotel  classed   as  part  of . the' Fraser there   was    a   very   wonderful x    ^      ,,  River, and is included in. District cook   Miss M   Port ' (now Mrs ! ^angements' for his  popular  No 1.  In my opinion, this is a Phillips.)- People came  from as ^OTUS is Don .Wright; his wife-  mistake,  because the  problems Calgary to spend their holidays Llllian> who Produces the Thurs-.  ,  ro   ixth    i<t I'Mi-uiian   n-cmmi-inn   ?mf?)n,Ung tlle coimnercial fish-;,.in the..hotel to-get those good day night program on ttie.Tran>s-  . .1 tt\-L1dtJ:1>  ls ^anadiaii iuiucation   ing.. here are  entirely different home" cooked meals   Mr   Whit- Canada  network,- looks on  ap-  Week. This observance is a fairly recent thing ill Canadian from those of the Fraser River.- aker? th'     _-a owner an#onera   ProVingly. '  rs of aero. This vpar with thft snnr       xk ^.    ,.    _,   ��. .    ��.;    dllu>,uie" uie owner ana opera- m-.s-.iw-   /-t    -i  (L>dt  it  nona  been entertaining listeners from  coast to coast with their imaginative rendition's of popular  tunes and light classics, they  have set a level of entertainment  that is well above "professional"  standards.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Working on one of his famous  Education week  Next week, March 7th to 13th, is Canadian Education  ik. This observance is a fairly recent thing in Canadian  life, being only eighteen years of age. This year, with the spur  of Dr. Neatby's book, "So Little for the Mind", more and more  .Canadians are becoming conscious of the fact that bur.Edu-' are caughTwesTof GowWr'Sint bought locally   He also had a  .cational Systems in Canada should not be taken too much for jn, the Gulf of Georgia, and are garden with the hotel and em ' only *"���' *he semse that*hone;of!  granted, but that they, like all other "systems", bear looking ioo% B.C. Salmon, having trav- loyed :two- m-m Mr William !them etum thelr Kvirxg entirely!  into by those most interested. _     __ jelled Southward in only Cana- Allan was headI glrdener  Other irord sinS���8-   "  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  Ninety   percent   of   the   fish tor of/toe Resort, insisted thatj     The  Donl  Wright   Ch�����s   <*  taken. fromi these loc^l waters-all    vegetables    and   fruit    be1 '?ev$n  women   ���*   "~���   ~^~  and  seven  men-  is    an    "amateur"    group-r-but  Who   are   "Those   most   interested ?"   Every   parent   or diani Territorial Waters,   .-        ., ,stuff was   brought in,  -locally  guardian of every child  whether of school age or not; Every      Unfortunately, this area being .gr0Wn.   I   can   remembeV   the  employer of labours, skills, arts or crafts, every person depend-   classed  as  part of  the  Fraser wonderful    iellies     iarns     and  ant  upon  science,   and   everyone  interested  in  religion  or  ~- ......  philosophy.  Finally, every tax-payer in the nation, from whose some-  v times unwilling contributions the costs of education are drawn.  The cost of education has increased slightly over twenty-  and   everyone   interested   in   religion   or   River is   subject to  the  same pickles from TMrs7 Jack" Reeves  controls regarding closures etc.: of Roberts  Creek.   :  A number  of years ago,  the  In the seven years they have1  Ifais through the Public Utilities  Commission,   more  restrictions.  We could go on and on with  When the   Union  Steamships regard to the  injustices meted  y <���tw_^.sr^T___^-���s_��^ -*ir V-* *^  five percent, for all formal _education, since 1949, although  _a at Gowr Point, and for it rjl ^mfL��._M^l 1��  *?**.   a  Uvmg-   Low  cort  DIVIDENDS from  EXTRA DOLLARS  the virtual closure pf the Fraser  River to save the Pink Salmon,  run, which was being heavily  exploited by the Acerican fishermen, as the run passed  through Juan de Fuoa Straights.  The Americans took six and a  half million Pinks, the Canadian  the  against him, and everything had  .to be bought as before (mentioned. This meant that those  people with their chickenis,  small fruits" and vegetables had  no market for their produce,  because later on came the restrictions on selling.  At one time, people could sell  four and a halfr_This_ difference their Produce from door to door,  was due to the heavy concentra- but now -a" peddler's license isi  tion of seine boats, because of necessary. With such a small  the virtual failure of the Salmon margin of profit, it is not worth'  runs in Southeast Alaska.  The ;tlle effort-  American vessels came down|^ ,: There was road work, years  get in on the heavy runs.bound ago, when men were employed  for the Frlaser.. 1$?   work   repairing   the   roads,  There being no International and did a good job too. Now it  Agreement'on salmon excepting is all practically done by mach-  Sockeye, the Americans are free inery. A battery of sewing  to take all the fish they cart machines would be alright, to  catch, other than sockeye, .prop'', make the garments mentioned  viding they remain three milesy ir_ t^e Editorial}, but what about  'from our shores. ��| tthe   Manufacturers   licence?   It  The Fisheries Department ad�� would cost plenty, an it would  mits it is becoming increasingly' be hard to compete with mass j  difficult   to  obtain  supplies   of;= (production.   We  remember   an'  spawners to propagate; t^eyari^i'ncident   in making some  sou!  ous runs of salmon to the Fraser ��� viners  and  novelties   for  sale.  wv ,   ���j^...,      ��ip       ,      rrmlH   not   tflir^   ���,a-_ River and other streams, and has This also had to have a licence..  Fisheries   as   Chairman,    Iwao���        ^ J ^�����  *����j U,r?Btened drastic  closes  to  True  _ was  6n!y ten   dollar,  when the exercise can now be go mto effect thls *eaT- lf nec- ^ year, but it would seem that  We don't want to become a  welfare state. We should strive  to get rid of the restrictions that  stifle us. Democracy? As the  French say, "It is to laugh!"  What   has   become   of   Free"  Enterprise?  Aries  actually the share of the total tax dollar spent on it is almost! reasons best known to the Fish- t^'Ii ��� ����� v��^fei *%?*** out of the Ws��on  the same as then. But there are almost 100,000 more persons; eries Department, it was moved S_S5h the iw_i,_? ^ \ ^ u"*6* 1^:e.^se-. ?araSes  attending school each year in Canada, which means that about' to a spot just West of Sechelt, I MrHarofd Browr! who w^' J?�� uTm, ���Jzcxmes for  2500 more class rooms must be added to our schools. It also where it is now. | ,^n ���2*  ?S^U^ ^   I betterment of tlie  district  means that there must be a coiTesponding increase in teaching      The administration was fairly f��� ST^^^^s1__S!!S��__,T   h&Ve    t(>   ^   ac  gtaffs. | satisfactory until last year, when' Wmin��� in   which it did for  a  More and more adults are enrolling for evening classes to it became apparent that we, the few months  Btudy an ever increasing number of subjects. I Fishermen, were being heavily     ���.   ���      '  ...    If standards of education are to be maintained, and any( penalized. I    Flnally   me   ele���e**>s   were!  improvements are to be made, not only must there.be more |     This was brought about by  and more teachers, but there must be. more highly qualified  US teachers and in the range of studies handled:  Canada is alive to the fact that she has Educational problems, as the increasing membership in Parenlt-Teacher Federation and in Canadian Home and School bears out. Since 1942,  j|his increase has been from 42,000 to 218,000.  Newspapers, radio and television are devoting more time  to discussions on Education than ever before, and school exhibitions and displays draw increasing attendances.  It is hoped that this Education Week, observed all over  Canada, may bring more and more interest in Educational  matters, and that this interest may eventually be expressed  in improved over all .pattern in our schools, colleges and* universities, as well as in other types of educational endeavour.'  Locally everyone should watch for publicity on the events  planned in their local schools, and by attending as many of  these as possible, get anew slant on what goes on in that "little"  red school house." It starts at your home school, this educational program!  Put your extra dollars to work  through the practical, convenient facilities of Investor*  [ Mutual. Ask your Investor*  Syndicate representative for full  detail*.  Write or Phbrie    "���""  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  3780 Cambie St.,      FA 1931  Vancouver. B.C.  t  New Dresses In "Tie Silks"  AND BOUCLE.  House Dresses in Dainty Colors and Prints  All Reasonably Priced  The Tofgery  Phone 56  Sechelt  N.P. Fisheries  Sets Up Commission  The 'first meeting of the North  Pacific Commission with Stewart Bates,  Deputy Mininster of  Air Exercise  Postponed  Due to poor flying conditions,  the.Air Force Exercise, planned  as   the   largest  of  its  kind   in  Fujita, Vice Chairman, and W.  Alien, (U.S.) Secretary set up a  basic framework of organization  and clarified the scope of the  ecientific program.  Headquarters to be set up on  the campus of University of  B.C. Two important standing  committees set up: Finance and  Administration, and Biology  and Research. On the first,  Canadian Commissioner R.T.  Hager, with A.J.  Whitmore as  held, but when it is, there will  be large numbers of planes  acting as the "Enemy", attacking targets in the B.C. Coastal  area, their movements watched  by 2500 members of the civilian  Ground Observer Corps.  Acting on reports received  from these Observers, fighter  planes will be sent out to inters  cept the "enemy" fighters. Since  will be the first such large  "FLL MEET YOU AT THE CASTLE  IN   THE   HEART   OF  THE   CITY/'  Hotel Gastte  MArine 8531  VANCOUVER, B.C.  AL. BLACK, Manager  750 Granville Street  (advisor.  On the second,   James activity,    employing   so   many  Cameron is the Canadian' repre-  watchers,   Headquarters   of th.  sentative,  with  Drs,  and A.H. Needier.  essary. t the powers that be do all they  There.will be a fifty percent������'tan' to prevent the small fellow  reduction    in    "the    fishing    in from making a few dollars.       !  Alaska, and: a similar,reduction      One -avenue they overlooked.'  in  the   salmon  pack,  brought There is no tax oni a kid fishing  about by the  recommendations off the wharf with a piece* of  of the U.S. Fish and Wild Life string and a bent pin, but now  Service,   in  order   to save  the We have brought this to light,  Alaska Salmon Industry, which  it will  come.   That  should  be  has been declining steadily, duev.wdrth five dollars a year. Then  to over fishing. : "llet us look at the boarding'house  To   further   complicate   and picture.   We have one  or  two  deplete    the   North   Pa c if ic here which do a little business-  Salmorii   Fishing,   the Japanese  during the  two. months  which  J.L.   Hart   Air  Defence   Command  of th i last year e*1��*^ in! ^e Ashing  we call our summer.   There is  I RCAF   will   be  watching  with1 and    ����k   <^!!'57ot Sa^ni ^ much to be made* on food  J.N.   Buchanan   is  liason   for interest I ^fin�� tIiree   Mo�����r Ships" and; these days, so now this business  the Canadian Commissioners.  ! 80 catcher boats.  ���w-  To   Our   Advertisers  It is our earnest endeavour to give the best possible  service to all of you, and still publish the Coast News on.  time. To reduce night work for our - Staff, we have seV  the following hours as "Deadline". For Space ads, with  cuts (Mats), 12:00 noon, Tuesday. Space. Ads without cuts,  up to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Classified Ads, and cards of  thanks,*4:00 Tuesdays.  Your co-operation will help us to serve you better;  and prevent possible ommission of advertising matter of  importance to you.     .  "The Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.;  Publishers of the 'Coast News*/'-  A telegram has been received! " �����"���"   "������� ��r        .      ;.:������   *T*s to-be penalized by;.the water  The   Committee   on   biology   on Tuesday morning at the Coast! .   ThlS  yef' .?* ??X' * to be  rate of the  Union   Steamships,  and Research will likely meet News to the effect that the Air  mcreased to flVe Mother Ships  Company.  $20.00 per year  for  InMay in Tokyo, and again just Exercise will be   attempted  on and 16�� catcher boats- They will> water, $7.00 for bath, $7.00 for  .prior to the annual meeting of March 28th Sunday Details will * predlct' take not less than fifT toilet, $3.00 for an outside tap.'  the Commission,  tentative date be later available teen  million��. ��nd�� iplossibly  a&   Som|e  people   thinfe  5t would  in October.  '.���'.,.. |     The Ground Observers of the1^8^ H twenty million salmon be better to close up shop. All  A  budget^ of thirty-thousand  area    were    extremely     disap- *"     " *"  dollars, ten thousand from each   pointed  when the  air  exercise  country    has    been    approved,  had to  be cancelled.  This does not include research       According  to. jthe   Regional  funds, this will  be  carried  on  Supervisor,   Ken   Whitaker,   all  originally by each country, and the Chief Observers, from Port  results   co-ord,inated  by   Com-   Mellon to Pender, had reported  mission. on duty before eight thirty on  An annual study of the species, Sunday morning, and . their  salmon, halibut and herring, groups of Observers ready for  which are listed for "abstension" , the day's watching. It is hoped  by Japan; determination of the that when the exercise is next  correct line of demarkation be- slated, it will not have to be  tween Asian and North Ameri-  cancelled.  can salmon, and the interming-'   ling of these fish;  study of thej  King Crab in the Bering Sea, in  response to a request from the  U.S.A.; are the present topics of  investigation. j  There may be a permanent  director appointed at the October meeting. j  from these waters.  It is my contention that a  goodly number of these fish in;  the nlormal course of events,  would arrive in B.C. waters  destined for various rivers and  streams of the Province.  Harold Fearnj  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West  Pender St.  ���  TAtlow  1954  ���  VANCOUVER  1, BC  START RIGHT IN 1954  i  Check  With  HASSAN'S  For  General Supplies  Now Is The Time For  SPRING   REPAIRS  Put Your  Car In Shape  For  Summer   Driving.  FRANK SOLNIK  Phone  48   C  Sechelt  GROCERIES  CLOTHING  FOOTWEAR  "i  MARINE   SUPPLIES  I  HASSAN'S   St_re  Phone   11-U  PENDER   HARBOUR  Education is not only OtJR business  Edncatiofi Is Everybody's Business  During- Education ^eek (March 7 ��� 13) visit you'f local  school with tiiese questions in mind:  What is school doing for your child?  What problems does your school face?  How can you help your school do a  better job for your child?  This is your business ���  B.C. TEACHERS'  FEDERATION Reader s Right  _i_il  By TONV GARGRAVE, MLA.  From where I sit in the Leg-  THE LEGISLATURE  The guns boom (knocked down ]  a few  lights),  the   band  plays,  pomp and circumstance come to  life onoe more and the performers go through their traditional:  hoops.  The well whiskered pol-  iticos of other days hanging on'  tlie wall give one the impression  of being rather scornful of the'  beardless nondescripts trooping islature it looks as if Mr. Gun-  in on their -way to sessions. Why derson will ride again. Those  they were called and chosen is juicy little ��� tid-bits of legislation  one of the deeper mysteries of contained in the Throne Speech  democratic dementia.. -j can  only   mean  a  by-election.  Sitting in for a while at the   No   gJoveiinment  reduces   taxes-  palaver did not make me hope- ��r takes on heavy expenditures  iul of an early solution of the' without an eye  on  the yoters. ]  problems    that   have    emerged The closer to an election that a  from the welter of oratory and  goverment does pleasant things  chit   chat   concerned   with   the the more favorable will be the  opening of the House  and  the voters' reaction���or so the gov-  speech from the throne. Those eminent hopes. Premier Bennett  Government   members   who deperately needs Mr. Gunderson  make the replies to the speech   back in the Oabinet,  so   a by^,  immediately start off with the election will be held, probably;  lovely riding they  represent.  I in the Peace River. {  suspect  it   was  probably   nicer      Mr. Parker, the Social Credit  before they got there. Mr. Web- MLA from the Peace River, says:  ster spoke for more  than two ne nas no intention of resigning,  hours. Most of what he said was  Well, I have my doubts. If Mr.'  well said, but in my opinion it, Parker will not give up his seat  allayed the Government's worry j somebody  else  will.   After   all,'  that they had anything to fear   l����k   what  happened  to  Percy  rfrom this affable chap in charge  Wright. He quit the Legislature  of the CCF. j to allow Mr. Gunderson to run  There   is  good   evidence that in Victoria. George Gregory, the  all there were well aware that  Liberal, beat him to it. Incident-'  th Government boat is in shoal  ally��. it is most impolite to men-'  water and on a  lee shore,  and   li��n    the    matter    around    the [  this   leaking    crate    will    split  Buldings here.  It  causes   acute  badly if it piles up on the reef   discomfort    in    Social     Credit  of Hospital woe. j circles.  We folks in this small corner'     Mr.   Percy   Wright   is   the  .of  the   political   ring   are   not   executive secretary to this newj  much concerned with the ques-  Commission      for      Assessment j  lions ,of the day but we shall be   Equalization,   at  twice  his   old  That brings up another point. All these things would have been  Why    is   the   Cabinet   limping  solved     by     Mr.     Gunderson's  along with only nine members?  SUC���SS ln that by-election.   .  __ .     _ . ,     ,      , , ��� ,   ���_   -     Tne Premier would certainly  Mrs.   Rolston s   death   and   Mr. agree with Robert Burnfi when  Gunderson's defeat created two _ he said "the best laid plans of  vacancies. Well, the fact is Mrs. mice and men gang aft aglee."  Rolston and Einar Gunderson, I However Mr. Bennett will try j  along with Premier Bennett and again. That is why the Throne  Robert Bonner (Attorney-Gen- Speech contained all those tid-  eral) made up the Bennett power bits. That is why the P.G.E. is  block within the Cabinet. By saying to the Peace River "Toot-  attractinig one or two other. toot! Here we come!"  casual, supporters, these four  were able to control the Execu-  Thursday,   March   4,   1954     The  Coast News  Home at Last  Weather - Wise  tive    Council.    Now   with   Mr.  Bonner as his only friend, Mr. j  Bennett is having trouble keep-  ing order. By keeping two vacan- by R,F- Kennett  cie's in the Cabinet he dangles; Sunny skies prevailed during  two plums���or shalfl we 'say j the early part of February here  carrots���in front of Ms trouble- on tlie Sechelt Peninsula. As a  some supporters. Two vacancies; result the snows of January  means a future reshuffling of slowly disappered only to be  the Cabinet, and my goodness, followed by heavy rains and  who knows, anybody minght get; gals force winds by mid Feb-  a job out of it���that is if they j ruary. It was not till the last day  behave tnemelves! Mr. Hugh! of February that the gusty  Shantz, previous deputy speak- northwest' 'breezes and cooler  er, knows what it is like to have pair brought clearing skies once  his wrist slapped. | again to the   Sunshine Coast.  When Mr. Gunderson failed! Figuratively speaking, Feb-  to win his Victoria seat, Mr. ruary saw 7.19 inches of precipi-  Bennett was fit to be tied. That, tation, or more than double the  Victoria by-election was to sup-! amount  recorded  for February,  posed to solve many things.  Vancouver Island must have  reliable cabinet representation.  Also, big business in the province had to be assured that .those  fumny money people wouldn't deluge saw creeks in the vicinity  start mucking about with the at flood stage, and it is no small  provincial treasury. Mr. Bennett wonder that at least one road  had to secure his own position,  washout occurred. Looking over  1953. There were  14 days with!  rain  while February   15th  and   16th    combined    totalled    2.50  the temperatures, February 7th  inches  of rain. I was the warmest day with 54.1  The aftermath of this 48 hour   degrees,    while   February   ll.th  was   the   coldest  with   26.1  degrees. Mean temperature for the  Refugee children who have spent most of their lives in camps  peek through the doorway of their new home in a housing project in Wolfach, Germany. The project is part of an overall pr<H  gram for the assimilation of refugee families in European communities, made possible through a Ford Foundation grant of  $2,900,000 to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.  month was 39.4 degree?.  till the official day of spring,  and while robins have been  si._hted, pussy willows have  burst forth, temperatures at  night still dip low following  sundown,   leaving   some   doubt  Less than three weeks remain ��� whether winter has departed.  'Most comfortable car :  we've ever had"  if, as'Rev. P.C. Parker (Peace  River claims the millenium will  be reached when, Socreds get to  Ottawa, and "for every gallon  of oil and:;'bush el of wheat print  a dollar bill;''.     '  These evangels don't sound so  good spouting christiainty in the  House either. It sounds rather  banal, as the place is not meant  for a seventh day tabernacle.  To sum up; The whole wretched gunny bag outfit jars one  to rch-e bone. Ten years are go no  since the fall of the" curtain, and  is surely must be apparent that  confusion is worse confounded  .than. ever. This stupid turmoil j  is nauseating to the common  man and it will eventually drive  him to test the tipple of the red  forevymasters. t j  Local Correspondent.     \  salary as an MLA. Governments  are always kind to their friends.  SPECIAL   PRICES  During   Our .  YEAR-END    INVENTORY^  '. Clearance. Of'.*'-,'. ���*.''  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'   steadiest ride you've ever known!  ��  .v*'  " ,;"*!%?!r*'-y * -  r       \  A good question to ask yourself right now! r  Canada has unlimited  opportunity���for those who  have a stake to invest.  Open a savings account  noiv with The Bank of Nova  Scotia and grow with Canada's  development.  The BANK of  NOVA  SCOTIA  ��� Your Partner in Helping Canada Grow  OVERHEAD  VALVE  Monarch's new 161-Hp.  V-8 engine, made by  Canada's cnosi enpenenced  V-8 builder, brings you more  smoothness, safely  and flexibility.  ^^ ���   . l;~?y - ��>:V  1954 Monarch's revolutionary new ride-control  system of Ball-Joint Front Suspension brings  you amazing new safety, stability and -  steadiness on curves ... wonderful new smoothness  and riding comfort. The magnificent new  Monarch clings to the road with reassuring  steadiness even on the sharpest curves. Ball- faint  Front Suspension, combined with Monarch's*'  great new 161-Hp. V-8 engine and ail the  newest power features, provides the -: ultima re in;  relaxing comfort and etfprtiess driving ease.-  Monarch's beauty of style and its beautifully  appointed interiors, express all thai is newest  and finest in modern automotive design.  More than ever, "when a fine car matters,  Monarch belongs.''''  "Monarch's new rid?-contrc!  makes driving  a pleasure"  "Yes. and it gives you  so much more  corifidence"  (Certain features illustrated or mentioned are. "Standard'! on some models,  YOUR   MONARCH   DEALER   WILL  BE  ataMable al extra cost on others.)  PLEASED   TO   ARRANGE   A   DEMONSTRATION   AT   YOUR   CONVENIENCE  Ho. 2  Sechelt  No. 3  Gibsons  Wilson Creek  Pender Harbour Sub Agent     Gerry Gordon m������ma_^^  4  The Coast News     Thursday,   March   4>   1954  FROM  me*  These Little Ads  Rfeach The  Whole Peninsula!  J   ii.\.'  BUSINESSES  WE S  TOUAiL  GIBSONS 45-W  ���m. Shopping Around Friday Fo
by Do.
Now that Spring is arriving
in earnest, the Tasella Shoppe
believes in fine feathers* for men,
as well, and has provided same
in those really smart and new
shirts they've) stocked. To go
with them, the niftiest in belts
and socks that the most youthfully spirited as well as the most
dressy among the masculine
group could desire. Oh, yes, I
almost forgot those bright new
slacks I saw on .the display rack,
too. j
Tired of cleaning the stove
top every time you fry up a
steak or a sausage for that man's
supper? For just a few cents,
you can get a cover for the
frying pan, that gives all the
effect,of an open pan, and yet
keeps the spatters in the pan
instead of on your shining stove
top, at Parkers ^Hardware. |
The Toggery Shop has neat
little skirts n colored corduroy,
plaids yet. Bias cut and all they
are, for-small girls. Cord jackets
for their Mothers, too. There
were smart kiddie's blazers, as
■well, j
You know, I like this window
shopping, particularly when it
comes up with something like
Ben Lang's own formula made
into a Cough Syrup for those
heavy bronchial coughs and
coldls. j
Tiny tots wil be highly diverted, as are some not so tiny
folks I saw, by those Moo-Cow
toys in Chris's, that make the
most realistic moos you ever
heard outside the barnyard. Saw
some very spring-like sprays of
flowers there, too. J
Planning to do one of those
"Indian." Sweaters? Don't pasa
up the Mary Maxim yarns that
are on diplay at Sam Fladager's
five and dime store. All the
standard and novel shades, and
patterns too. i
For finer sweaters, you ladies
can't do better than to look over
the stock at Irene's Dress and
Style. St. Michaels, Lansea, and
other favorites are  there. !
Speaking of clothing. Was in
yarning with Vince Prewer, and
admired the Grimb^e CDough j
tweed jackets he has on display.
Men and young men might be
very interested in these one and
two-button styles, in the newest
colors. '
Funny sow the mind works at
' this time of year. Found myself
admiring little bottles of fish
'baits, labelled "Salmon Eggs"
and 'Strawberry Clusters', while
looking at Nylon fishing lines
in Knowles Hardware. Ah, well,
Spring must eventually  arrive.
Those new plastic clothes
lines, so smooth and washable,
and yet strong, in John Wood's
Hardware ,took my eye. Come
in handy fifty foot lengths' too,
A lot of aluminium kitchenware
marked 'way dcrwa, as well.       i
See you next week in the
Peninsula* Stores.
Cemetery Board
Elects f(ill Slate
Seaview Community Cemetery
Board held their annual meeting
on Friday .February 26th, at the
heme;of;Mx&. & Donaldson,    .-■-
Since Mr£:*'M6rriir^^;aV the
only remaining Trustee sur vi-
yving, new Trustees appointed
were as follows: Mrs. Eleanor
Morris, Mr. Harold Wilson, Mrs.
Elizabeth E. Donaldson, and Mr.
David Herrm, all of Gibsons,
and Mr. EHc Thomson of Hopkins Landing,   .
; It is necessary to have the full
quota pi trustees, foi* holding
land.
• Officers:appointed: Chairman;
Mrs. E N. Morris. Deputy Chairman; M. E. Thomson, Secretary
and Treasurer; Mrs. * F. Donaldson, Assistant Secretary; Mr. H.
A. Cole. Members of the Board
sare Harold Wilson and David
Herrin.
The Financial report showed
the sum of $600.00 in -the bank.
The Board decidened to proceed with clearing another section, of the cemetery and to
purchase a lowering device.
The cemetery area previously
cleared is gradually becoming
filled, and this clearing is obviously necessary.
by Cherry Whitaker
Dear Coast News:
Your graduation) from the
ranks to full-size stature and
my return from the bureau of
missing persons is due and just
cause for my fireside chat.
Owners," editors, readers and
those who use newspapers for
lighting fires on,ly, may read the
classified section, take a swim,
or count the y's on page 5 this
week while we discuss things.
We have a long time ahead of
us to instruct, amuse or infuriate
them. This week we will not
concern oure^lvesi With wfojat!
they might desire in the way of
tyeadingj 'fare—or   even  bother,
finding  out  if   they   can  read.
— 1 ■	
Reitze-Symes
Wedding Held
In Gibsons Church
A very charming weding took
place in St. Mary's Church in
Gibsons on Saturday, February
27th, when Gilda Reitze of Gib-i
sons became the bride of Bruce
Symes of Vancouver. The Rev.
Father Kenney officiated at the
ceremony. i
The bride was lovely in white
satin, with a floor length veil.
Her Matron of Honor, Mrs. Irene
Sicotte wore net over charming
pink taffeta, while the Bridesmaid, Sheila Morgan was a delightful complement in turquoise
taffeta. ' |
The Groom was supported by
Jack Patterson,, best man^ from
Vancouver, and Herb Winn of
Gibsons was Usher. j
There was a pleasant reception held later in the Legion
Hall, were Mrs. Nutio in charge
of the catering, had laid a finely
decorated table, and served an
excellent lunch. i
Father Kenney proposed the
toast to the Bride, responded to
by the Groom. i
The Bride was the recipient of
many lovely gifts, which were
on view for all her friends and
well wishers. I
After the reception, a dance
was held, which continued enthusiastically until the wee
hours. One of the most 'o/iVhu-^
siastic dancers of all the guests
wais ninety year old Grannie
McEwen1, whose steps were as
neat and figures as graceful as
could be desired. j
Tlie young; \couple* left: _Or^
Woddfi'bre, where Mr. Symes is
employed. Their future plans are
as yet unsettled.
i'rehai! Chatter
This is strictly between us..
In this first week of March
1954 your physical stature  has
assumed adult proportions  and      The Gibsons Volunteer  Fire-,
I   am  very  happy   to   provide men are still studying methods
padding for   the fashion show, of fire-fighting, and are hearing
You are almost eight years old some very informative lectures
and . while   I   haven't   been   in  from the Chief on the Indirect
direct   attendance    since    your method, of "Fog Technique", of
birth   I   have   always   kept   an  fighting this  common enemy,     j
interested eye on your activities.       Tne good weather and longer j
The periods  in which I  contra- daylight' will see  them outside
buted copy were never smooth  doing more?  of   their  practical
for either of us but with or with-  work.    Daylight    saving    time
out me you have gone on—and  helps there, so they will be seen p
all predictions to  the  contrary about their work more often;      j
will continue to do so. °n    Thursday    evening    this
You have your headaches and week, the Smokey Stovers have
and I have mine. Yours are invited their wives to the Fire-
caused by no news—late news hal1    for    the    preparation  ■ of
correspondents who can't re- favours and novelties for the
member that a deadline knows Annual Ball on March 20th. j
no tomorrow— and readers who. Firemen would like the public!
can't understand that news and to know that if they are in anyj
advertising support each other, doubt about the condition andj
that it takes so much advertising safety of their chimneys, they
to pay for so much written mat- a» welcome to contact any Fire-j
eri!al-_-tluat. written' material is mavi> and an inspection wfiil);
supplied by people and people gladly be made, free, of course.'
need to be paid before they will They would also^ like to draw
break   their   wrists   trying   to   '   ''"      '■    "-
Thursday,   March   4,   1954    The Coast News
5.
write material the readers want,
and the advertisers want, so
readers will want what they
advertise. (If one of your advertisers would like to offer a
.cash prize for the best solution
,to that sentence I would be very
happy to handle all entries submitted before midnight July 1st,
to the attention of residents that
there are qualified men in the
community for the cleaning and
repairing of chimneys, to cut
down on this rather frightening
nuisance and possible danger. J
The public is asked to keep
up the good work and to remain
fire-conscious, even though the
season of large fires in heating
and   cooking ,'stoves   is   almost
vAs musical director, of many
CBC productions, including
"Fiddle Joe's Yarns", and "A
Date with Fred Hill", Art
Morrow uses up a lot of midnight oil keeping up with both
the conducting and. arranging
ends of programs. Handing out
a bit of special coaching on his
special _£ores is still another
part of the job. Here at the receiving end is pretty petite songstress Joyce Hahnu
no  charge for overtime.)
You are growing in years, in  over- I
size and have suffered all tlie Another good bit of advice
aches and pains that go with that they offer is "Don't forget to see
growth.   You   must grow men- a fireman about your "pass" to
tally as well.  To  do that will>yffle Firemen's Ball."	
mean many  a  verbal skirmish v?. wirWfc
with your readers, many a black 'BwWLinw  rV-_YY9
eye from your best friends and   GIBSONS MIXED LEAGUE:
many'a one-man stand on Pent1     s,tars   to   J-   Davies   260,   J.
insula   peculiarities.   You   have Chaster 267, J. Drummond 293,
the   stiff   competition    of   two  E- Connor 259, R. Gray 267,. R.
daily papers but you have  th©   Calder  272,  J.  Wilson 308,  H.
advantage of dealing with local Thorburn 641, J. Davies 260, J.
affairs only, and no matter what  Drummond 741, J. Wilson 308.
they say to tlie contrary, readers   Midway   2862.   DanaOojie^si 22 ,
are interested in how Mr. Fixit  P01nts.
happened to drop a two by four
on top of Mrs. Fixi'ts head.      j FY*1 "§"£>      P^l l"_
Time and space have run out,: U€\ lv      I   CWX
little paper in the grown up March 5 — Roberts Creek,
dress. We are with you, though St. Aidan's Curch, 2 p.m., obit may not always appear thaty-^ervance World Day of Prayer,
way. Continue on your way tb;^. March 5 — Gibsons, United
bigger and better editions^^ChurchyHall, 8:00 p.m., Rate
taking with you my best wish^-^^|ayer^;;. nixing. ' ;,
for a successful future::-; y .;y^;^|^-M^ Creek
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MARCH 20th
JUST PHONE
GIBSONS 45 W
Minimum Charge
50c for 15 words.
2c per extra word
by cash.
Billing charge added.
Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.
wnxntE
THE   SURVEYOR   WILL   BE   FOR   SALE
AT OUR OFFICE THIS SATURDAY — 9*30 until 4 at least.
TOTEM REALTY     .-
FOR SALE
Rough and  Planed Lumber
Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7Z
K0LTEEMAN SAWMILLS
Halfmoon Bay
SOFTBALLERS TO MEET*
p.W;hist Drive'' at 8:Qu^p.m>
3* •;' y -.&&.
Sunday March  7th . ha/'beeh^^v6 ^Surveyor at Totem
Buslv wood, Fir • ^rid Alder. 4-WHEEL DRIVE Pick-up
Current prices. STAGtFHELS, Truck? low mileage. A dandy.
.phone 21 J, Gibsons:v
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set as the meeting date ior'aii^^^'y^11.^^ ..    ,
those interested in^playihgdoM^ P'rmV
Ball with the>Se_mapiayersyth^^ -.on- your,
year. The meeting is^tobe^held^l?^ —;'    ^     '"'".   '.;.   ' '•.!
at 1:30 p.m. in Nestman's CafeP^^ch 10 ^ Gibsonsat 8 p.my,
_.  '.,.;.yy;,; ■^gtJojsunidia 'yqgi'U jootps o^ apeqi
POMHOFF R.O.P. SIRED
BABY CHICKS. From our exclusive  chick   hatchery —   all
Phone R. Ritchey, Gibsons 107M.
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1   Heintzman   Piano  $350.   1
oil    burning    enamel    kitchen
popular    breeds,   amd    crosses. rang t burner $40.   i Wall
FOR BEST RESULTS
USE THE COAST NEWS
CLASSIFIED
Fair Exhibit
Changes Planned
The Fair Committee's second
meeting this year was held at
Mrs. Turner's . home recently,
with full attendance. Last year's
Fair. Program was gone over
and a few changes have . been
made for this year. j
Division A, Flowers: Dahlias,'
Cactus and Pom-pom are.iadded,
"any variety"  is deleted, Marigolds: African  and Scotch will
be addedd "any variety" deleted.
Division'B, Decor.atfon: Bqwl
c# Rosesr si:Cin^te^
Plants:  African' ] Violets,'%dded.'.'
Division C, Vegetables: Field
Carrots will be eliminated, Half
pint Shelled-Peas, in glass jar,
will be added. Heaviest Pumpkin will come under Classification in 'Giant"Classes, including
heaviest Onion, heaviest Pofato,
heaviest Cabbage, heaviest stick
of Rhtfbarb, heaviest Squash,
heaviest. Marrow.
.Division D. Fruits: "Apricots"
will be deleted' i
Division E, Domestc Science:
Lard and Cottage Cheese, gone.'
.Division F, Home Cooking:
Fleishman's -Yeas.t .Competition
for White Bread, Brown Bread,
Milk Rolls, Cinnamon Buns, are
added. j
Division G, Pillow Cases,
crochet edge, . added. Crochet
PVice Set 9 pieces ' will be
changed to Crochet Set. Note:
(the number of pieces is left to j
exhibitor). Instead of Ladies
Sweater there will toe Ladies
Cardigan and Ladies Pull-over.
Mpn^'rch Knit Competition £s
cancelled.
Mrs. M. Turner and Mrs. J.
Davies are again in charge of
collecting local Advertising for
the program.
Church Services
ANGLICAN CHURCH
March 7, 1954
First Sunday  in   Lent
St.     _sartholom«w's     Church
Gibsons
11:00 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m.  Choral Communion
i»t.  Hilda's  Church  —  Secnolt
.11.00 a.m. Sunday School
1:45 p.m. Evensong
St. Aidan's Church
.•....■ Roberts. Crock -> - - ■.
''■'" 1:45 p.m. Sunday School
3:15 p.m. Evensong
St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS
St. Mary. - Gibsons - 9:00 a.m.
Hoiy Family -^- Sechelt1
11:00; a';in;.., ;r;';\"''^">.,..
■aPort..Mellon ' —'..F^rsti^Sunday
each month at 4:30 !p.m.
UNITED>CHIJK<dH
. Sunday.School   .»
Gibsons.-— S»:45 a.m.;
Public  Worship —   11:00 a.m.
Roberts Creek —? 2 pjn.
Wilson Creek Sunday School
11:00 a.m.
Public   Worship   —   3:30 fp.m.
'.. Port Mellon, Sunday
7:30 p.m.
BETKEli/CHURCH;
Sechelt "*
Legion   Hall   road.
2:00 pmi Sunday Senolol      *
Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.
PENTECOSTAL
TABERNACLE
Sunday Services:
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
11:00   a.m.   Devotional
7:30 p.m. Evangelistic
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 School
Evangelistic Service
j Tuesday 7:30 p.m.
Roberts Creek
Service Mondav, 7:30  pm.
Junior-Senior   High
everyone welcome. |
March 10 — Gibsons at home
of Mrs. Bradford, 2:00 p.m.. W.I.
whist drive. i
March 10 — Gibsons, home of
Mrs. Rees at 2 p^m., Headlands
VON meeting. . .   j
March 11 — Selma Park Hall,;
8 p.m., VON annual meeting.
March 12 — Pender Harbour,
Concert by Roberts Creek String
Orchestra.
PTA Dance,  Meljonaires.
March 12 — Gibsons Parish
Hall, 2 p.m., quarterly meeting,
of St. Bartholomew's W.A.
March  13 ;— .Gibsons.' Open
House at Grai_hie McEwen's —.
beg. Ninetieth Birthday. !
..March 18 —Gibsons, home,
of'Mrs. Haley at 2 p.m., W.t
Meeting., -■'*:-    ■ .'■'•'■'■ ' ••■  -'yV: ■" i
March lis ^Seehelt, AjiiHia&
Shamrock Tea, L.A. to Canadian.
•Legion. 2 to 5;p.m. !
*    March 17 ~ Gibsons, at home
of Mrs. English 2 p.m.  Socred
W.A. meeting.' \
March l8:ii^- Gibsbiis United
Church W.A., Shamrock Tea.
March 20 — Roberts Creek
Legfrn Hall, 8 pan. VON bridge.
March  27 .-—: Roberts Creek,
Arts and .Crafts yl^arice,
'.    April   2  —  Roberts     Creek
United  Church ~W.A4  tea   etc',,
details later.
April 3: — Roberts Creek,
Choraliers. more later.
April 23— Gibsons United;
Church Hall, W;I. tea.
THIS ^PEEK'S SPECIAL —
GIBSONS — 2 bedroom home,
modern bath, closa in, -very
attractive location and buy at
$4200.00 on terms.
FOR   INSURANCE
OR REAL ESTATE SEE
Totem   Realty
Phone Gibsons 44
Evenings  95J
Member Association of B.C.
Real  Estate  Agents.
Started pulled all ages. WRITE
TO DAY. FOR PRICES.  Krom
,School boff Chick Hatcheries; R.R. No.
i 5, New Westminster, B.C.
power saw, model 6 $50. Apply
H. Gilbertson, Wilson Greek,
phone 78 J. ■ .    11
KROMHOFF   POULTS   FOR
54.   Western   Canada's  Largest
Five roomed modern house, one
twoj-roomed  modern   cottage - Exdu.'iiv:e poult (prbdu'eeifs^—
own.' float and net shed. Apply WRITE TO DAY for catalogue
Norman McLeod  (in Bay area) and  p_ices   i_romho_f  Turkey
Gibsons. ^ Farms Ltd.,   R:R.   No.   5, New
Electric    Rangette    (plug-in) Westminster, B.C.
$27.50, Hoover vacuum (upright) 16 ft; Motorboat, 5 H.P. Wis-
with all attachments $30.00, ini z0nsiXi.   Reverse   gear,   a   good
good condition. Fulton, Hopkins- lboat^   $375.00.  Phone "Ramsay,
Landing.   ^^                            11 Half Moon. Bay 9S2.                   11
Two Guitars, Martin' $50.00, "4 exCeiien!t buys in' used Oil-
Auditorium model Kay, $40.00. burhmg Ranges. Excellent con-
Both good condition with cases. dit:on. From $35.00 to $150.00
M. Moir, c/o J. Hume, Gibsons.
3 piece Madron rae chesterfield. Bargain-.'for,cash. Mrs. R.
H. Hammond, .Gibsons,, B.C.
at    Parkers    Hardware,    phone
Sechelt 51. tfn.
POULTRY
If interested in Baby Chicks
FOR RENT„,., . s?nd for our free 1954 Cata-
i. Sea.. Shore" Bungalow—Davis i0jrue. The App'eby Poultry
Baytr (unfLUinr.Rhlrd,, newly dec- Breeding Farm, .Milton. City,
orated, pemhroke bath, ven-etian  B.C. 16
blinds.    $30.00   per   month    to  —
good tenant.  See  Di
or enquire 2IX.
WANTED
Erickson,   INSURANCE
Wanted:  Small  Tractor  with
attachments.   Riding   preferred,-1
Fire     Auto - Liability   Prompt
cnurteous service;. .•••;
Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.
'•:* tfl»
not essential.. Reply Box 7 They WATCH REPAIRS
Coast News. 1     Fast,  -Accurate, -Guaranteed
 7- — ~~r—~~   ' Watch   reparirs.   Marine   Men's
A pup of small breet, Boston,   Wear   cihsons ^
Crocker, or Scotty, male. George  	
Bell, Granthams. j     WATCH REPAIR - Ail types
of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.
Union   General   Store,   Sechelt
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LISTINGS WANTED — Lots,	
Acreage,     Farms,      Waterfront WORK  WANTED
Property, Homes, all along the      Spray and Brush Painting: al-
Sunshine Coast, we have many  so   paper   hanging.   J
enquiries,   if you want to sell, Phone Gibsons 33
list with us now. Write or-phone
TOTEM REALTY.
Wanted, a good practice piano.
See or write, Sam Fladager,
Gibsons. 10
Melhtis.
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CARD   OF  THANKS
To   all   those who  so  kindly
LOST gave their time in the search for
Lost — Two books, "Days of our lost son and friend, we wish
Our Years" and "The Robe", to express our thanks and grat*
whoever has these, please return j itude.
to Mrs. John Bunyan or phone j Mr.   and   Mrs. Bill Dingeey
Gibsons 7S. | Selma Park, B.C. 6  The Coast News       Thursday,   March   4,   1954     r  Working Their-Way Out of Darkness  These blind Egyptian girls are learning to turn out first-rate handicrafts at a Demonstration Center for the Rehabilitation of the Blind  which was set up early last, year in Cairo with the cooperation of the  United Nations Technical Assistance Administration". The Center,  which boasts the first Braille Library in the Near East, trains Braille  printers, prints textbooks, and teaches people from the region to run  similar workshops elsewhere. At the helm is Dr. A. N. Magill, a U.N.  expert from Canada who is himself blind. Mildred G. Wallis, U.N.  teaching specialist from England stands to check students' work above.  QUALITY  PRINTING  FOR  Alt.  PURPOSES  The  Coast News  Firemen Speed  To Chimney Blaze  In a matter of seconds after  the fire isiren wailed in Sechelt.  on Friday afternoon last, the  local Brigade was'roaring down  the road with their two engines,  numerous Volunteers clinging  to them, and others in trucks  and cars before and behind.  The call was from the home  of Mr. and Mris. J. Plumridge,  fortunately only a chimney fire,  which was out on arrival.  As one bystander remarked  "One feels a lot safer seeing,  ���them turn out in force so promt-!  ���ly, particularly when one has  children 'and wife at home.  They're sure worth all the support we can give.them-."  Sech  o  w  By  ARIES'.  The Girl Guide mother and  daughter banquet, sponsored  by the local association was a  great success. Held in the Legion  Hall, over ninety guests were  entertained. Mrs. Lillian Powell,'  President, was at the head table,  and two past presidents , Mrs.  Jim Parker and Mrs. E. Parr  Pearson were present. j  Presentations were made to  Mrs. H. Ladd and Mrs. Betty  Allan, both receiving a warrant  pin. Mardi Walker was presented with the Golden Hand, and  Jean Scott and Ann Lang received Golden. Bars. !  Mrs. Gillian Taylor, from the  Yukon, . who is visiting her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.G.  Lucken, was ��� a guest at the  dinner. Mrs. Taylor was a Guide  Lieutenant ini 'the early days of  Guiding in Sechelt."  Business and Professional  D 8 RECTOR Y  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Pliono  For "Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  GIFT STORE  y   '.PENINSULA.     .       ���  ACCOUNTING   .'SERVICE.  AB Types of .Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons: Mondays  & Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays &  Thursdays  go. fahrni ?. ;-. ' j.  ^-.\.  Box 22 " -   ... Phone 44  MACHINISTS  . ��� '   GIBSONS      ���' .  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  .    .Miscellaneous Gifts ..-..  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  '���   Left of 'Post Office y  Gibsona/ B.C.  Headquarters'for  Wool,  BLASTING  "   BLASTING  ROCK, HARD-PAN^ STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road Work...   .  Fully Licensed and Insured .in B.C.  JACK CAMPBELL,-;  6308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone  FBaser .3^31.  BULLDOZING,  ; .*-    TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing - Grading -  Excavating,  D-4 & D-6  Bulldozing  Clearing Teeth  A.ErRXtCHEY,'"''':v-:  Phone   GIBSONS.   86   .,     ;  CLEANERS  ' PENINSULA CLEANERS,  Cleaners for the . Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  aibflons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  ftadios - Appliances - Television  FLORIST  Flowers for  all occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  J?hone Sechelt 21 or write  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  '' Welding anywhere' ��� Anyslma  Expert Tradesmen  Precision ,'n_aehinists :  '; -Phone'.! 51. W:Bes�� 7j8 ���<  pLUMBiN(3-y-y '-.y..;,.,;^-"^  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBItfO;  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  ���Phonie''-Gibsons... 64S, - I0'4, - or 31  NURSERIES ryy": ' ,." .;;^  THOMSON'S NURSERIES  .,.  Ornamental  *    TREES AND SHRUBS  FRyrr trees - roses   i  >..   R.R,;.l Gibsons, on Sechelt ;  Highway  RADIO : ';  RICHTER *S   RADIO   ..  .... .Seehelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt. 25J      .-  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy   Guaranteed    Work  New and Used fUdlos  ROTO-WORK  Police Court News  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT |  For exceeding the speed limit  on the Sechelt Highway recently  five offenders were each fined  the sum of five dollars and costs:  Merviw Fladager, Stephen B.  Howlett, Charles Lunn, Lawrence Jackson and Edward.  Parnwell. , j  Driving to the common danger  was the charge of which Graham  Donald MacLean of Port Mellon-  was accused, following his driv-y  ing   off  the  highway  at  Davis.;  Bay,   and   boun'cing   over   logs  and rocks to the beach. Though  his three passengers -were lucky  enough to escape without injury,'  ithe car suffered damage amount-j  ing  to   approximately   $800.00.1  The Magistrate  did  not regard  such   driving  as safe upon the  highwas*-,   and    fined    MacLean  $25.00 and costs. Defence Counsel  was. P.S.  Miller,   Barrister,  of Vancouver.  Failing to submit an income  Itax return in 194,8 cost Arthur  B. Marshall of Nelson Islarid a  fine of $25.00 and costs.  Following a collission with a  car driven by Miss E,. Godwin,  VON nurse on the "S" turn on:  the Sechelt, Highway, William  Smith of Port. Mellon .was found  .guilty of driving without due  care and* attention, and fined  .$50.00 and costsv The cars were  both damaged, each to the extent  of approximately $600:01).'  JOB PRINTING    :v;       .,;  *-r ��� ������ ��� ��� ��� ���"-������   ���'��� ,i-. " ��� ������-������������       r. .._..,, i  COAST NEWS  Letter Heads> Statements  -     Tickets, Qmds,  Neat, Individual Styling.  THEWORKOF  The pupils of St. Hilda's Sun^  day (school enjoyed a valentine  party sponsored by the teachers.  The DePencier evening circle  helped make the party a success.  Thl? younger children played/  games in the afternoon whilst  ihe older ones ywent to the movie  ���matinee The children) ��al}L sat  down to a wonderful supper.  Mothers of the small children  'v/f'ere -also guests. The parish  hall was beautifully decorated  for the occasion and tables  carried the Valentine motif  throughout.   .  Arlene Johnson, six years old  daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. Leo  Johnson, had a party for a few  little friends, Alice Potts, Julie  ���Steel, Jarsle Whitakeii, Teddy  Johnison, Carralea Johnson,' Jeffrey Whitaker and Mark Steel.  The good things to eat were en--  joyed by the young people, also  the favors for all and the six  candles on the cake.  Molly Dixon, has gone to her  last  rest.   This   ancient Indian  Woman reported to be well over  ninety,   hag 'been   helpless . for |  many years,  and has been well i  looked after by a young nephew |  and his wife Mr. and Mrs. Frank  August. j  Mrs. Walter McKissock is'  back again for a few months*  .with balby Deborah. Mrs. McKissock says that Walter is get-  ling 'atfong nicely and able to  sit up for a little while each day.  Maureen and Gerry are still in  the preventorium, but she hopes  they will be home by school  itime in September.  Mr. W. Doyle is visiting  ���Sechelt from Victoria, staying  with his daughter Mrs. Gordon  Potts. ' i  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sawyer  and Mris. Beale are away ito  California for t few weeks. I  Mr. Stuart Killick has gone  to Shaughnessy Hospital, hope  he will be feeling better soon.  Mrs. Charles Linton tells ,us  lihat her father, Mr. Moorhouse,  had quite a session at ^Shaugh-  nessy Hospital this time, but is  no'*' feeling much better.  Mr. and Mrs. Norman Walker  are back again for a visit,  coming from Fort George.  Mrs. E.E. Redman was hostess  to   the   West   End   community  club 16 members were present,  ,and played Canada. Reijtesh-'  xnents were served and rounded  out an enjoyable evening.  Lucky winners at the Wednesday evening show were Kay  EMI, Mrs. Cy Gordon, and Ernie  Pemberton.  .HI II ���IHMimiriiM I j_��-rlapmima���  GIBSONS CARTAGE LIMITED  ANNOUNCES  NEW'VANCOUVER DEPOT  ���' 3SS. Industrial Avenue  %    Gibsons 42  Prompt Dependable Service From Vancouver  TO  Gibsons ��� Granthams ��� Hopkins  Gowiex Point ������ Port Mellon  I  GIBSONS THEATRE  Announces  Merchants Night  The following- Merchants  are participating in  MERCHANTS NIGHT  Knowles Service Hardware Ltd. Graysons Ltd.  Standard Motors No. 1-2-3 John Wood Hardware  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.  M rchants night will be held for ten weeks on Fridays.  W.ien entering- the Theatre Friday night, the ticket you  ^^-ch-ise will be a Coupon Ticket, you will retain the  Cl:upon-and after the cartoon of the second show, approximately 9:10 p.m., the lucky draw will be held.  "���""���..a "winnhig ticket will have th��ir choice of one of ithe  tea envelopes, each envelope will contain a $10.00 gift  certificate from one of .the above mentioned Merchants.  The second and last ticket drawn will receive two passes  to the Gibsons Theatre.  B^ sure that you hold your Coupon Tickets as they are1  also good for the Jackpot draw on Wednesday nights.  ckpot nights, Wednesdays..  :   FE5_RY. CAFE open evenings  WEDNESDAY,        FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  .-Orv  JUST  LOOK AT THESE  BARGAIN OFFERS!  THIS   NEWSPAPER,   1  sv��-r�� _,     P OFFER No. 2  OFFEF?. NO. 1 1 MAGAZINE FROM  8 MAGAZINES FROM GROUP A  % MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  GROUP .B  -.-. *���.*  : For so long as tisere ; :.  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Gentlemen: I enclose $ Please send me the offer checked  with a year's subscription to your paper.  NAME    - "...   STREET OR R.R - ���   5�� wauMUBtmjf HUM"- m*^<ftHHMfr"W-l f" "����|ia��-|M"J*Jn���  POST  OFFICE    ��� - ^  <* 6'New " Industry for Indonesia  olds  'UtMa  The Fair Sex of Gibsons are  emcrtes Of  ort Mellon 1918  Thursday,   March   4,   1954      Tlie Coast News  Local Ian Owns  -S31_^  by L.S.J.  The chequered career of  the  |Ofl    VoSf*   Old    0<%*tftr  Por Mellon Pulp Mill deserves   lOU     ICidS    UIU    FtfOt,!  now able to sit back and relax ! some retrospection. That mass in possession of a "resident  waiting for Easter and the op- of stacks, bricks, pipes and spars cf the Peninsula is an old News-  Portunity: to parade in their-New did not always look so smart paper, in a fair state of preser-  Model -Hats. "Lily Dach'e def-j wath nice plumes of steam drift- vation, and quite readable' bear-  mately has nothing to offer, ing away on the westerly breeze, jflg the date September 20th.'  more original, pretty or funny to vanish in the sparkling sun-{'1774.  than the hats made for the W.I. light of a summer day. Some of  Birthday Party. Anything from ithe long  time and   hardy resi-  mummiMiMmj.H^iiMnmK.!muaimiunKmnr^  Halfmoon Bay  Rough & Planed Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7Z  seeks���  sas  ��� taMMHWMUit JULUMII' W JiHWtgW  SaE8-9_EaS3_  Kitcherii utensils to the Family  wash ..were' the trimmings.  Guest  Prizes   were   awarded  dents   of   that  corner of Howe  This newspaper, the "London  Evening Post" was given to the  owner   years  ago,  when   but   a  and     through     various  possession.  At the time the gift was made,  it was said there were then only  three copies extant.  We hope to quote from it in'  the next issue of the Coast News,  Ceramics production is a key industry in Indonesia, but until recently this country had to import quality ceramics for dinnerware.  These imports have dropped, however, now that Indonesians have  learned to produce similar quality wares, but lower in price than  the foreign product. This was made possible by introducing new  production methods with the cooperation of United Nations technical  assistance. Photo shows ceramics worker in the village of Plered.  Gleanings  B.C. School Trustees  Present Resolutions  Much  in line  with  the B.C.  Teachers'  Federation,   the  B.C.  a happy-evening to -a.-plp.se,  by Gypsy Towers-  Up to visit her parents for' School 'Trustees are concerned  the week-end:oame Mary Dykes,! with���i m Pr ovimg profesionjal  looking- and  feeling  very   fit.  standards among teachers!   .      j  Glad to shake the fumes of the!     They are concerned also with      ~ ��� ~   City for a few breezy breaths  *he lo9s  ot Scho o 1-Bo ard- p. ***   #%     ���  of Gower's pure air. j Teacher relationship,  and have XfPTJS   Ql    SDHf!?  Mrs. A.B.B.;Hili busy among asked    the    assistance    of    the�� "       ?  her   flowers���toying   with   the- Minister, of Education in restor-      Perhaps we start looking for  prospect   of- visiting   daughter inS its balance.        . I it too  early,   but. Spring   does  Emily    in    White    Horse    this      ��ne of the thorns in the flesh  seem shy  about  coming  forth,  summer. * I is the fact that a school board  However,   many people are  al-  Sound  might  bossibly  disagree child  _    *ii x,   ��+���    *    w ^  about summer days,  but might j mavis   and   vicissitudes,   being  as follows:  Prettiest:   Rose and have to have a public meetine- i�����f - ^ *      j ���      ���/. s  +u     _*       n/r_^   m- }   P   .'���..   4. 1 4.ny,    .,       ,". 7 y"u"c reeling ioat and found again, it is now  the Bee. Mrs.  Trigg.  Funniest;   to decide which day itt was, so' reearderf   a*   a   fniiv   ���>,m���,  Family Wash, Mrs. Usher. Origi-! perhaps   it   will   be   better   to Tegarded   **   a   ^^   Prec^s  nal; Kitchen Ware, Mrs. Woods, j assume that there was one.  Prizes awarded W.I. members However, now that one can  were: Prettiest; Violet Confec-j approach by road itt must be  tion, Mrs. Corlett. Funniest;! conceded that it is �� pretty  Children's    Zoo,    Mrs.    Wilson, setting. In this regard it is quite  Original; Cake Recipe Mrs outstanding because the rest of with ~��e original spelling kept  Hodgson. these     edifices     "chawing'   ud �����*.,��*    ���     "8"���� filing Kept  /-tT      ��� ��� ,      J ,���~ j��,    ���      ,-. y.       -ilclwH1s     UP intact, since we have been siven  Choosing winners was a hard   wood"   m   B.C.   are   far   from  permission to do so  task for the  judges,  and   Mrs.  picturesque. With this of course j   -    - "  Drummond's Chapeau, repre- we have that fruity- odor that on wheel. Footsteps and muffled  senting the Sunshine Coast, won 'pervades the neighborhood voices with their burden a few  Special Notice. | when the wind is right. Be that' minutes  to  load,   a  faint good  Following   a plentiful repast,  as it may, long may it prosper. | night,   and   tlie  tonk,   tonk    0/  a toast was offered to the Queen. |     The  period   piece   I   thought' that ancient engine slowly bear-  Presentations   were    made    by might interest the readers goes' ing us both home.  Metcalfe to the President, and to I ba-k to November 1918. To most  Mrs.   Corlett who with her  in- folk over fifty, this day connects  ! fectiuous laughter will take on  two tilings: Armistice day of the  any job and see it through to a  first world war, and the heighth  good finish. of  the  Spanish   influenza   epi-  Contests were enjoyed and a  demic in these parts.  comic skit presented by  six of,      T^s  pesJ^lemqe   raged  clear  the members. With  the cutting round the world and far more  of the Birthday  cake, tea was people died of it than were cas-  erved. Bingo and prizes brought ualties in. the war. It had a very  From Famous egg laying  strains R.O.P. sired New  Hampshire pullets. Vaccinated against Newcastle  and Bronchitis. 10 weeks  old $1.20, 3 months old  $1.50, any quantities, year  around.  Kromhoff Farms, R.R. No.  5, New Westminster,  B.C.  FOR BEST RESULTS  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  MADEIRA   PARK  Mrs. Alex Gray and baby son  may not dismiss a teacher who  ready    being  Brent visiting her parents  Mr. Proves unsuitable, but a teacher advance.  affected    by  and Mrs. Peter Nicholson. j  A round up of jolly dancers  attending the party given by Mr.  and Mrs. William Bow in honor  of their, house-guest Mrs. W.A.  Tolmie of Vancouver. Participa.!  ting in the Tuesday dance session too came Mr. and Mrs.  George . Webb   from the   Reid  may resign at any time.  It is felt that the odd unsuit-  deeeiying virulence, vone might  be talking to an able bodied  young man complaining of a  slight cold, or didn't feel. well.  Next day or so, one would hear  that he had been found dead in  his shack. ,  The   overworked   Doctor   at  Gibsons (father  of   the present:  incumbent) was just swamped,'  its and there was no place to take  these stricken people, who had'  New    sidewalks    are    being no'home in. the'full .sense"of "the  poured in front of the apartment  word. .  Port Mellon was the answer.  able   teacher,   who   exerts   an! "Wynken,   ��lynken   and   Nod  influence  over a large number' Mr. Armour it out superintend- j They had ahospitel 7rwas~said  of students,  should   be   dismis-i mg  the pruning  of fruit trees   I  had  an   old  sable at the end of any school! to  let the sunshine  in through  year   upon   receipt    of   thirty the   branches,    and   taking   an  days' notice. j active   part   in   the   operation  Security  of  employment   for besides.  Road ^who..have  become������������very-li^.chers,is.;de$ire<|k but. not toy..^ The road grader is making a  ardent fans of the favorite Scot-  the point of over riding business  Quick pass iat ?some rough spots,  tish pastime. ! principals.  A dash into the city for Mrs.'     The Continuation of the Cam  serviceable gas  boat, and carrying the sick and  the dead to and from Port  Mellon became a steady job. The  alleged hospital was one of the  company houses. There was no  doctor, some noble women were  On Main Highway near  School and Government  Wharf.  LOTS FOR  SALE  Size and Price of Lots to  *uit customer, and subject  to survey. Area includes  corner lot suitable for Gas  Station, Cabins. Powell  River^ Highway one side.  ".'��*.  E.S. Johnstone, Phone 9C2  R.R.  1, Halfmoon Bay.  -e.     *6  &P  tv3  V*0?** *  .tci*  Culverts are filling with rushing ! dcing what th,ey could   u was  water- J just a place to  stay and keep  Wilson Johnston. .  ���   i eron Plan for determining Pro-!     Crocusses and snow drops are warm  ��et well  or die  Visiting Mrs. F.J,  Townsend,  vincial grants to local boards is  blooming in many gardens, and;     Those trips I mad:* have evei  Sr.  came  Mr. and Mrs.  James asked. .  j hyacinths are showing fat stalks j been in  my memory   The rain  Townsend of Vancover. I      Extension     of     district-wide  of buds. j and .the cold wind>'the stygian  Mrs.   Jules  Mainil  preparing  salary  negotiations  to   become!     Yards,   fence  and  walks   are gloom of the night made blacker  for her annual trek up the high- Province wide, with adjustments  being  tended'all  over   the  vil-.^y the few feeble yard  lights  ways -and  byways on her  Red  on a zone basis was requested,   lages   End   countryside,   giving   the drip and trickle of rainwater  Cross canvass. "    1      Grants  for   the   purchase   of the whole community a pleasant: under the "wharf   the smell 01  Word comes from the James   libtary   books,   where  needed,   face-lifting. I the tide flats and the slao of tho,  Beatons -who have now arrived   was another point. I   The1 American ^Tug, with a fair-  tide against the piling all com-  ���in Santa (Barbara���.finding it The setting up of a Committee sized log-boom, that was held. bined to make a fearfully de-  like old home week when they by the Department of Education, in the Gibsons harbour for eight pressing picture. The little flat  ran into Mr. and Mrs Humphries  representing    all    interests,    to   days   on   acccti:'>,  of weather, j ^ar on ^he rails to the end o_>  study  teacher   supply?   recruit- finally   took   off   on   Tuesday j the wharf and the grind of rail.'  ment,     qualifications,     training  morning,    after'   several    false   '  and   salary   schedules,   and   to starts.  make  recommendations   to   the      All in all, with news of log-  the Bay stirring up the cobwebs  Department.was requested. | gihg   haying   opened'up,   with  and blowing them away. Cro- It was suggested that prelim- various enterprise's showing accesses, polyanthus, . snowdrops inary teacher-training courses in tivity, and fishing boats being  and violets blooming profusely high-school might attract stu- actve, . and those at the floats  brightening the outlook for the  denibs to the profession. , being spruced up, ft really looks  "Sniping" by Boards approach-  as though the cbhmunity were  ing   students  before   qualifying coming to life again.  was  condemned,   and  penalties  Say  ii  't Say Bread  McGAVIN'S  JJ  Norman  Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  R.R. 1, GIBSONS  Phore Gibsons 67 A  .of Granthams and other friends  from Victoria, all stying at the  same motel. It's a smiaU world.  A spanking breeze blowing ini  Halfmoon  Beams  last week in February, and that  about covers the waterfront.  Guides & Bro.vnies  Hold Mother And  Daughter Banquet  and  m-  irequested for   individuals  Boards were proposed.  pther    recommendations  eluded: j  All   students   in   school   until  the end of the school year: ad-,  ^an$e nominations   of -. trustees '  or representatives in rural areas,  late Registration  Means toss Of  s  Guetsrts of honor at the Mother  and    Daughter    banquet    held  F.-Cormack  ; The H.R; Pierces of Redrooffs  are the happy grandparents of  a new grandson born to daughter  Irene, Mrs. John Boyes of Hamilton, Ontario.  '" The Ko_tdranan SawmfiU at  Half Moon' Bay is in full operation again with an* augmented  crew to take care of the business.  The new partnership is a real  family affair, consisting of Mrs.  Kolterman's son,'. Ken Anderson  Men! You'll Fall For  These NEW SHIRTS  NYLON, 100 percent, with Truberized Collars, White.  , Rinse out, Hang up and Wear! Dressy, too.  Alf Weather Shirt, with 3���way Collar. Colors.  XL4 Process Shirts. Resistant to spots, creases, moths,  and water repellant. Smart Colors.  Sports Shirts in stripes, checks.. Glen checks.  Price Range, $4.95 to $9.95. .<  Tops in Shirts, Tops in Valiies, at  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  instead of at the ahnual meeting; j  School displays at the PNE;! More than 50 British Colum- and two son-in-laws, Doug Rob-  larger lay representation on the bians each month lose one or erts and Dick Mosier. We wish  recently -at the Legion Hall in curriculum committee, govern- more months Old Age Security them the best of luck, .  Sechelt were, Mrs. T Osborne ment --,3-^ to aid where watch- payments through late filling of Mr. and Mrs. W. Grundy  Sr-, Mrs. J. Parker and Mrs. ��1. men have been hired, and where aPPiicationi forms, states W.R. have moved up permanently  Pearson. A capacity gathering higher insurance premiums are Bon�� Regional director. He from Vancouver to their prop-  enjoyed a very nice supper in payab].e> in; districts where fan- urged that ail person^1 possessing erty at Redrooffs and we wel-  honor of the Girl Guides and the a^cai Dcukhobors have created tne necessary residential qualifi- come them to the community.  the necessity.  cations   file  their   registration, j  upon reaching 69 Vz years of'age.  "It would  appear that many.  Dori and Nora McDonald were  up at their summer cottage over  the weekend, having motored  Up with Ray Cormack who visit-  Brownies of Sechelt. The occa  sion was in celebration  of the  founder of  these   organizations  honoring  his  birthday,   and   in Brownies receiving the Golden; persons who lack necessary doc.  honor of "Thinking Day." Hand, the other the Golden Bar. j u mentary proof of age withhold ed his parents the Bob Cormacks  A presentation was  made to Mothers also came in for their! their   -applications    while    en- at Welcome Beach.  Mrs.   Ladd   for  her   very   fine  share cf attention, with a num-j deavoring   to   secure   birth   or, *  The   Dick   Mosiers   of   Half  ber.being initiated and receiving, baptismal certificates" he said. Moon Bay, had as their guests  their pins, in the Mother asso-! "While it is preferable that such last week, Dick's mother Mrs.;  ciation. I proof of age accompany the reg- E. Mosier of Vancouver. !  After a very fme supper, and (istration form it is in the interest; Visiting last weekend at "Duff-  ceremonies concluded, Guides ; of the applicant to secure that 'ndorf", Welcome Beach, were  and Brownies grouped around registration is completed, prior | Mr. Duff's son Hugh and his  the camp fire in the center of to their 70th birthdays. This will wife from Vancouver, Mrs. Klus-  i-he hall, and sang their songs, | -allow retroactive payment to be' endorf's daughter and son-in���  "iVith the mothers'joining in; The'.-made the month following the law,.Edith and Harry Woodman,  evening was voUed a success, and, 70th birthday, even if there is' also of Vancouver, and daughter  the leaders*\vere happy to see SO'  considerable   lapse  of  time  be- Beth, Mrs. D. Bath  of Victoria  fore  the   necessary   documents- with Wayne and Garry, who will (  work in getting the Girl Guides  started again m' the "district.  Marda Walker celebrating her  birthday was given the honor  of lighting he birthday cake  candles in tribute to the Chief  of this organization whose birthday they were also celebrating.  Tenderfoot Girl Guides were  sworn in and are now full  fledged   Guides.   Brownies   also  oult in full force with, a few new  many parents turn' out in sup-  recruits,  one of the graduating  pert of this work.  are received."  remain for an extended visit.  Corporation of Gibsons Landing  Call For Tenders  Tenders will be received by the undersigned for the  clearing of road right-of-way;  specifications for the  .work required may be obtained on application to the  Municipal Clerk.  Tenders shall be in sealed envelopes marked "TENDER",  and shall be delivered to the Municipal Clerk at the  Municipal Hall, Gibsons, B.C., not later than Four o'clock  in the afternoon of Saturday, March 20th, 1954. The  lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  ROBERT  Clerk.  BURN 8  Tlie   Coast News      Thursday,   March   4,   1954  Roberts Creek  ound-up  by  Madge   Newman  Installed by Mrs. C. Harbord,  ladies of the Legion Auxiliary  Midden Soft  eels Officers  The    Mid-Peninsula  Search Party  s  /������������������  evening built a fire to keep hoping to find their way home  warm beside, when they realized in daylight in the morning. They  they were hopelessly lost. were returned home to the boy's  During the walk, the two had parents, suffering from nothing  crossed a  creek, and the little ~ ! -  but weariness, in tlie early Sunday morning, thanks to the persistence of the fifty odd men in  the search  party.  All Sechelt, Selma Park, Davis d��2 would not go with them, and  Bay   and   the   Sechelt   Reserve eventially returned home.  Softball turned out last Saturday even-      When Mr. Brooks realised he  League held their first meeting' ing   to  form  one  great  search was as lo~t ate the little boy, he  of the new season in the Com- party when young Gene Dingee built a campfire and sat down  took office in the Legion Hall,! munity  Hall at  Wilson   Creek  of  Selma  Park,   and his  adult with Gene in his arms, where  February 22nd. The new panel; on  Sunday last.   There was  a companion Mr. Brooks, a family they   stayed    in   the   warmth,  of   officers- include:.  President;' very good turn out of both play- friend, were lost in the woods,    j ��� :  Mrs. R. Mans. First Vice Presi- ers   and   interested    fans   and.     About ten o'clock on Saturday '  dent; Mrs. W. Campbell, Second supporters. ! morning, Mr. Brooks and young K|ana|mo  Cmssinc?  Vice President; Mrs. R. Hughes,      The league has now been ex-  Gene, five year old son of Mr.    ^a"01    w        ��� . ��      3  Secretary - Treasurer;    Mrs.    E. panded   to   include   two   new and Mrs. W.B. Dingee, went out by L.S.J.  Wallis,    Sgt-at-arms;    Mrs.   R.   teams1,   Port Mellon,   and  the   for a little walk with the dog.      Whisked is a good word for  Davidson. [Gibsons   Firemen,    a   total   of When they had not returned by  the manner of our crossing to  The Executive Members   are eight teams. early ^afternoon, the family be- Vancouver Island on) the Kaloke  Mrs. S. Saukovyoff, Mrs. P. Ed- Officers elected were Presi- gan to worry. The day wore into and I felt that an age had passed  munds, and Mrs. Warlow. Social dent, Dave Wilson of Sechelt; evening and still no Gene, so the as I recalled the measured and  Convenor is Mrs. P. Edmunds, Vice President, Leo Johnston of R.C.M.P. and the neighbors somewhat officious approach  Membership   Convenor Mrs.  R.  Sechelt;       Secretary-Treasurer, were called upon for help. I that was required to make the  Hughes and Standard Bearer, Harry Roberts! of Davis Bay; Every man and grown boy in crossing with the C.P. Naturally  Mrs. S. Saukovyoff. THe Pianist Registrar, Ken Whitaker of the community was gathered there are those who appreciate*  is Mrs. H. Kennedy. j Sechelt.   Directors   will  be  ap- end organized into   a  posse to   the fine  tradition and  prestige  This enterprising organization pointed later. comb the countryside. When the  of the  triangle  run   and " must  is off to another year of hard A meeting of the Executive little dog returned alone regret its passing. The tempo of  work. Their last year's record Committee will be held on April worries became fears, and travel today is pinpointed im  will be hard to beat. Included in fourth at 1:30 p.m., to draw up search-ing was inSterasjified. At 4 minute belter skelter rush off  1953 achievements were' eleven a playing schedule for the season one a.m. when it was no longer' or on the Kaloke.  Whist Drives, a Rummage Sale, and to take action on other possible to 'see ini the dense Chief Officer Bunyan showed  two   teas   and   home   cooking matters under discussion. j undergrowth,  the  party rested, me around a bit and it was very  gales, donations to the ^Improve- Chairman of Umpires for the starting at six on Sunday apparent that the extreme util-  ment Society Park  Day,  Prov- season is Fred Oakie, and  any  morning. | ity of the accommodations were;  incial   Scholarship   Fund,   VON  one     interested     in     umpiring      About seven   o'clock  in  the  so geared that the whole ship'  Board, Tranquille, Shaughnessy should contact him, or the man- morning, one group of searchers   could be washed down with a  and   Marpole   Hospitals.   They agers of their local teams. -found   Mr.   Brooks   and   Gene deck hose. A far cry from those I  also   sent  a   layette   to   Queen,     Weekly  schedules  are  to  be   behind the   Snodgrass  acreage, lush   carpets   and  decorous   de-1  FIT YOUR FEET AT  Phone 111 H  Gibsons  GET YOUR TICKET NOW  From A Fireman!  Firemen's Annual Ball  20th - GIBSONS  GET YOUR TICKET FROM A FIREMAN NOW  published, and accounts weekly [ where   they   had  the  Turkey Dinner  Charlotte Hospital in England  Children   in  the   Elementary of the games played.  School, not to be outdone by the! =���������������������*--. ���������  grown-ups, have formed a "giving and doing" society,  Junior  Red Cross. Their officers include  President,   Sheila   Smith,   Vice;  Af.t W/;iriin  fW0Kr  President,   Barrie   Reeves,   and HLVflHoUll  Ul bCft       ;  Secretary Jean Gibb. Jean Baba      The Wilson Creek Communit  ^Treasurer, and Dennis Machine,  Center Association, held a Very  Magazine Convenor. -   I successful turkey dinner "for its  A   big   night  at   the   Mount memb       ��� Community Hall  Elphinstone Star Chapter room  dm the 26th. The occasion was  the Grand Chapter Official  visit, with Mrs. Minnie Powell,  Worthy Grand Matron ini attendance. With her were other  Grand Chapter officers and  many visitors from other  Chapters. ' xv    j  on  Saturday,. February 27th.  Sixty members attended, ftnd (  enoyed singing and games1, and  violin solos by Captain Johnson  f.ccompanJied by  Mrs.   Johnson.  Charles  Brookman   gave  some -  fine    recitations,    and    Harold  Roberts led the singing.  T    , ,, ,,,      ���      .,,      The membership drive is quite  In her address,  Mrs.  Powell - ,       ,       .    ���     .  "!, ���  ,        .   ..      -,    .���       tp.       ���       successful and  a large number  spoke   of  the   Cancer  Dressing i ,   ,     , ..     ,    ,,    ���  ,   -j i_   -t��    ��� ��� i.     *   -    i are    expected    to    attend    the  and   Research   Project   of   the  March third.  Eastern Star in British Columbia  and pointed out that our Province leads the way in fine work.  The lpcal iChapter presented  Mrs. Powell with a cheque for  the project as also did Mrs Doris  Drummond. Mrs. Florence Stru^  thers,    a   Past   Worthy   Grand Auxiliary   is   holding   a  Matron,    rose   to   thank    Mrs.   drive there.  i are    expected    to    attend    tlie'     The position of chief announ:!  monthly meeting on Wednesday, | cer for the CBC in the Pacific  previous mean or    of    those    obsequious  "Itetewards of the steamer service,  on  the way  out I'm  afraid.  A  'comparison!, of the power plants  j is something else again. John  said,/ "It's a bit noisy," as we��  went down tq the engine room,  and his comment was no under  statement.  I don't think the roaring inferno of noise can be described!  There are 4 Diesels of tremendous H.P., and a noisy type at  that  all running full out com-  j bined with several smaller types  for  the   auxiliary   services   all  ] cooped up in steel drum about ���  60 feet  square.' I know of  no  word to describe this cyclonic  cacophony of sound.  As  I  said,   to   opnvpare   this  setup  with  those  nice   sedate  steam plants with their 225 revs,'  gently    throbbing     their    way  Prices Effective Fri. Sat. Mon. March 5th, 6th and 8th,  "She-Tiffs'' LEMON PIE FILLING, 2 pkts. ...... 33^  "Nabob" VANILLA, 4 oz Bottle  39^  "Woodbury's " FACE SOAP, 4 Bars  28^  "Nabisco" SHREDDED WHEAT, Large pkg. .... 19#  "Gold Seal" Red SOCKEYE SALMON, Vz lb tins .. 39^ )  "Belmar" CHICKEN  NOODLE   SOUP  MIX      .  6 packages   65^  "Park Lane" WIIOLE CHICKEN, 3 lb 4 oz .;.. $2.29  'Solo" MARGARINE, 3 packages .......:.... $1.00  "Meddo" No. 5 PEAS, 4 tins ' ... 49��  ''Royal City" CREAM STYLE CORN, 5 tins ..;. 59^  "Nabob" COFFEE, 1,16 bag     $1.19  "Burns" Shamrock WEINERS, per lb 38#  through   the   night,   is   hardly;  {region sas.recently been given  1"^^��' *u    ���,    _*   >���-       ., *.   .^ ��� w K    t    p     J to Ray Mackness who spent 17  **F *�� Say ** least ThJ P*>tf  along -with  the  Roberts  Creek ���������,.��� ���T.+l,  +l_  -, _7~��.   _-,  house was another gem of stark |  String   Orchestra  when  they  go to  Pender Harbour? For cards, visit the Legion  Hall   on   the   6th.   The   Legion  whist  leather.  in-  on  tne   12tii y?T Wlt?'hxer CorP��ratl^.a11 austerity.     One   small  of them at lts Vancouver studios, j &iool and thats all  He chose radio as-a career in j   . The  ultra  modern   radar  1926,   but for a matter of ten  stallation is a great change from  yftard   alternated  between   the!! the first model9 that were used  (engineering    side    where    . h�� ��� along the " Coast. LooM "to me  Drummond^ who, by the sale of       March  12th   is  "Open House  ^HLS V^^ri_i?u^_in8  aS  * *"* C��Uld SPOt * 6 inCh  greeting cards,  has for several Day�� at the school and the PTA   ��� ^re his voice Tnd flair CMp  ��f wood  ri*ht under  the  EXTRA  USED   QUAKER  Value $125.00  OIL   HEATER  only $7450  Excellent Condition  years contributed to the cause.  will be on Mnd with a cup of  - ,.   ���.������������    . .       ->rf,   .    u. .  Covers were laid for 80 in the  tea in the afternoon, Parents of n^turauy   He ^  is best known.' t6  fore   foot  with   this   one.   Our  crossing was smooth, but I have  banquet room. The tables, laden   the pupils wm have an oppor- TJZlrs fcThS work'with"^  a sus*icion that in a *ood south  with fine foods, were beautifully   tunity Gf seeing their children, .^S21  i^TSS  e3St   gal6   there   W��uM   be    a  decorated   by  a   committee Rt work in, the classroom, may  ^^^M^^-0^7J^^:  certain  amount   of  ^l-^-^r  SEED POTATOES, FERTILIZERS, and all GARDEN  NEEDS in Now.  HOWE HD Til 111 IM; C0. LTD.  PHONE 39  GIBSONS  headed by Mrs. E. Moscrip. .The inspect their work and chat with  banquet was convened by Mrs.  R. Kolterman. I  Toastmaster was  Captain   H.  the teachers.  Open    House   at    the    Junior-  Senior High School takes place  Show which he announced for  14 years.  among the customers.  PERSONAL   SERVICE  ALWAYS  Metcalfe, Worthy Patron of the  on. the   10th.  Anyone  who has  Chapter,    and    some    hilarious  toasts and replies were given.      ;  Mrs. Phyllis  Parker,  Worthy do so other years the school bus  Matron, presided. | has  made  the  return:   trip  for  Some  dates to  remember   in the benefit of visitors and, prer  mot  attended  one   of   these  Parents'   Nights should .surely  March are, for the dancing  .group, March 13('ih, the PTA  dance which was postponed from  February 13th, and March 27th  the Arts and Crafts Dance. If it  is music you like ,why not tag  sumably, will do so this year..  The pupils1 will have further  information at a later date.  Better be on time. I understand  there will be detentions ' for.,  tardiness! \  SPRING BUILDING  REQUIREMENTS  LET US QUOTE YOU OUR PRICES ON YOUR  LUMBER of all types and grades?  Od !s and Ends of PLYWOOD.  Reject Panel Stock and Cedar Sidin*.  WHILE IT LASTS,  A New Shipment of 3 x 4 GUTTER&t 19c a foot.  Clear Stock. ������ Long Lengths  :^^S^1*"?  mwmm  USED  TRUCKS  1953 CHEVROLET Power, Glide Deluxe sedan  Radio and Heater \.......\ $2285.00  1951 CHEVROLET Sedan .../.'.   $1485.00  1950 CHEVROLET Two-Door Sedan  $1295.00  1950 STUDEBAKER Sedan    $1195.00  1950 FORD Sedan  $ 775.00  1948 PONTIAC DeLuxe Sedan ;........... $1095.00  , 1940 MERCURY Sedan   ...,' .". ��� $ 295.00  1939 PLYMOUTH Convertible    .'    $v 395.00  1935 CHEVROLET Sedan    $    95.00  1953 CHEVROLET Vz Ton Pickup ......... $1695.00  1952 CHEVROLET % Ton Pickup ,.'..... $1395.00  1952 FARGO 2 Ton Truck  $1795.00  1950 MERCURY 3 Ton Truck $ 995.00  1949 CHEVROLET Vz Ton Panel  $ 985.00  1949 CHEVROLET 3A Ton Pickup ,. $ 895.00  1947 INTERNATIONAL % Ton  $595.00  1947 FORD Vz Ton Pickup  $^495.00  1942 JEEP  $ 465.00  1940 INTERNATIONAL Panel    $   95.00  Gibsons 53  'WE CARRY THE STOCK"  PHONE 5 S  "THE NAME THAT MEANS A  GOOD DEAL  WILSON CREEK  ', \  B38B88Mlgg^^

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