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 J i  :\ I   !  tT  Provincial Library  Victoria, 3. C.  Eighth Year of Publication.  More Parents  Attend Back  To School Night  On Wednesday evening last,  Elphinstone High School was  fully occupied. Every class room  was busy with what (were likely  the most interested "Students"  in- attendance during the year.:  Parents and other interested  adults attended the classes, to  learn in a few minutes in each  room something of what their  children study during the year.  They met the teachers, who-  handled the sessions admirably,  and during the final period,  after "lunch attended a ' short  session or* Choosing Subjects  for study.  The   subjects   necessary   for  University Entrance and1 for the  General courses were outlined,  and it wast explained just how  the   student   should   begin   ini  Grade Nine with such choices.  The necessiary adjustments that  could be,made for a student in  Ithe General courses who wishes  ifco change arid enter University  in Grade eleven, for example,  were also demonstrated.  Many parent�� found the demonstrations of grading the stu-  ctenits of interest, and the* mark- i  ing of report cards.  During the Lunch hour, when  the .." students" occupied the  bleachers in the gym, there was  ta demonstration of- Basketball  by Junior pupils, refereed and  coached by Senior students.  During the evening, High-  school Students acted as guides,  directing the parents to various  classrooms, and acting as traffic  directors in the school yard. It  was surprising how many adultsi  had to ibe directed to park their  cars at the rear of the building,  in yspiteof..ttie signs; di^ayed.  Se^r&l\c^^  Vol. 8 ��� No. 11  V Thursday,   March   18,   1954  Published  in  Gibsons,  B.C.  griculturaf Survey  At -the General Meeting of the Gibsons and District Board  of Trade on Monday, March loth, Richard Kennett was the  speaker of the evening. Formerly of the Official, Weather Bureau,  in Vancouver , Dick is now living at Roberts Creek. He has been"  collecting Weather data on a voluntary basis. This information  over a period of years will be of great value to ail of us.  Dick gave a very good picture  , Here's a "Space Ship" view of British Columbia ing on the location of Vancouver. Mario Crema,  from a height of more than 150,000 feet as rep- PNE carpenter, i<j working,on the north end of  resented  by   the  huge  relief  map   now  being Vancouver-  Island,   right.   At   lower   left,   Bob  installed in the new British Columbia Building Cb^enger, whoy/pssisted his father, is standing  n* �����*,�� t>q���i*;��� TVT-.+-,.    i V  ���!,���*���        x tt at Prmce Georger above him is Bill Napier, PNE  of the Pacify National Exibition at Vancouver, carpenter, at Kairiloops, arid at t^e top left, Ernie  B.C. Canada. Figures of the construction crew Hanock, also a if NB'carpenter,' fe at Kelowna  indicate the size  of  the, map.Exh bition dates The centre strip is in its permanent location arid  this year are, August 25 ��� September 6, but tne the east ��and:^st portion�� will be fitted to the  B.C. Building will,be opened free all year round, centre. Stac^eHAgainst the wall, left are portions  George Challenger, Vancouver cartographer and of Alberta ready for placing. A work area be-  burlderN of the map,;. 1$ raft the top, centre, kneei: i^ath. the map'permits fitting and servicing  Building Extension At  Sechelt Building Supply  Tlie Walker Brothers have  faith in .the Sechelt ^Peninsula,  as is evidenced by the extention  to their Building Supply premises. .'���'���' , '../':������' ,'i: .  >;i^e^d:ounda^6n\M&hemg -laid-  carefully tended grass.in front 'S^**^ ^ ^^ *fee  of the school. Students were also' f��0t addltl��n' Whlch wlU become  in charge of the bell signals to  classes, -for all periods.  All in all, this Back-to-school  night, as part of the Education  Week program, does a lot to  keep the parents informed, and  to clear many problems in con  nection with the schooling of  their children.  TJiose present had come from  almost every part of the Peninsula, as their children do, to  become acquainted with the  Peninsula's High School.  During the day, many parents  attended classes in the Elerhen-  itary Schools of the area, and  found! those sessions aijso of great  interest.  They observed their own  children in their own classes,  iand met the teacher in charge.  The methods of teaching were  ably demonstrated in a practical  way..  It was noticed that the attendance at these gatherings was  greater than in either of the  past two years, arid that the  interest seemed keener.  Sechelt Legion  Installs New Officers  Secretary of Provincial Com.:.  mandwas on hand at the joint,  meeting of the L.A. and Branch  140, Sechelt Legip^'       -      ���'.  Mr.' Macnicol - ^stalled the  officers for 1954.;' They 'were  President J. Browning; First  Vice Prudent W.yJoShahssen.;  Secretary T. Yewdail; Treasurer*  C.G. Lucken; Sergeant-at-Arms,  W. Smith; Chaplain,.., W. Elliott  Executive Committee' 'mem'be?^''  J. McLeod, other, members .un-  avoidaby absent for the installation were Seymore- Johnson, J.  Dingee, and Dr. Duncan1 McColl.  Past President Captain A.-  "Johnston was presented .with,.a  Past President pin, and congratulations from Mr. Macnicol.. ���.-  Mr. McLennan spoke breifly  on .the work of the Legiori and  paid special tribute to the L.A.  to the Legion Branches.  a part of their display andioffice  space. Tom says it will, give so  much more room to show their  gtoodis, and make things' that  much more convenient for customers. They intend to make a  truly modern place there, a bit  at a time.  Nanaimo Business  Men Support  Fisheries Amendment  The business men of Nanaimo  have expressed their willingness  to support -the> Fishermen's  Union in its attempt to have an  amendment to the Fisheries Act  made, which will redefine the  boundaries . of adrninistrative  areas, so-that Area:-17 will be  removed from the Fraser River  ���administrative area.  Mr. Stephens, of the Union,  has instructed Harold Fearn of  Gibsons, to submit a resolution  to the Fisheries Convention on  March-.22nd,-.to be presented  when the Hon. James Sinclair  wiil be present.        ���  It is'lhbped to Save the; waters  west of Gower Point, Area 29,  removed fEomv the Fraser River  area, also, and -if necessary, ad-  ministered as a separate area.  The Union has asked for per-  ���.mis^ioriC-.to? quote from the Coast  Pender Harbour  Legion LA.  Elect New Officers  Tlje Ij. Al :i&P6stitt2Zi(^��0&  Legion, held their regular .meeting in the Legion Hall on March  3rd. The following new officers  were installed:  President, Mrs. Alice Brown-,  Vice President, Mrs. Nellie McKay; Second Vice President,  Mrs. Josephine Gibsons; .Secretary, Mrs. Gwen Lester; Treasurer, Mrs. Beate Hambly; and  Standard Bearer, Mrs Margaret  Cameron.  Layette, Mrs. Elizabeth Kent;  Social Convenor^ Mrs. Margaret  Cameron; Ways and Means Committee, Mrs. Caryl Cameron and  Mrs. Joss.  The sum of $25.00 was voted  to the Provincial Command  Bursary Fund, and the usual  monthly donations to Tranquille  and Essondale Comforts.  Mrs. Kent reported that three  layettes had been donated in  1953 from the L.A., one local,  one for Flood Relief, and one  for the Queen Charlotte Hospital  in England.  Coupons Needed  For $ay Day Drive  ��� The' Gibsons May- Day Committee '��� 'is' a*t" present rnaking a  drive for Grocery Coupons; "such  as Malkins, Nabob; Blue-Ribbon,  etc.,   ������   -;��� ��� '.'������.':   '������'���''���'-'        ''  These'-coupons are being col-  N^^tte^^pubHshed^dealmg Jf ted>^d'wiirbeWd/io help  obtain* prizes for May Day.  There are so many foods and  other products which' have coupons   ���.redeemable1' ' iri'   various  with this matter.     -   -  -vTfefc ���.'���Mimste'r'>pf--Fisheries   is  endeavoring - to jrhave  tlie^Pink  Salmon   included"   in the International. Treaty,' along with the  'Sockeye.' ���������������**v>>'���*���������  A petition will be  circulated  .-.hpr��}y .a.rnqri-^.'sir-'f'is-hermen up  ''and;! downi'ilke- Penn^fe-la" ,. and  adjacent  areas,   urging, support  ,of.; these. an3.endment.Sv.,; ' .: ..'  'GIRL   GUIDES'* PllkkyX���'^~  TEA, AND_ COOKIE  WEEK,  A meeting of the Girl .Guides  was' held., at Mrs: Jack^OSTelson's  horiie iri Sechelt,last week, and  plans were made jfor he^Spring  'Tea and the Cook-ie We^p. Mrs.  G. Powell was in the" chair  There was good attendance a  the meeting?  ?�����'���"  articles', such as hbitehblaV utensils,;, etc., and.the average persbn  collects them. Many find they  have a collecti^n^p^fcpuppn^si'feiit  few of any' pam_ui&|s^in'dt^V  The  hoping  these coupons','arid'thusTricrease  ythe prize list while decreasing  the costs to the May Day Committee. In this way, the eventual  receipts for children's benefits  will be greaterv, Everyone will  then have contributed to *'��� this  community, ventre.     ;    y.   .  The coupons may be mailed  to the Secretary Treasurer, Mrs.  M. Turner, Gibsons, or they may  Gibsons Gun Club  fleets Full Slate  y,. With   the    advent   of   good  feather the Gibsons Gun Glut*  first ~(general meeting of the  year on Friday night March 12,  at Morry 'Dupray's home.  Principal purpose of the meeting was to hold an election of  officers, but this was soon dispensed with when a ^notion  from the floor that last year's  of^ce^s) remain -another year,  met with the instant approval  of the meeting.  There was one difference however, in that a post of Recording  Secretary was) addend.:Mrs. Gliass-  ford was nominated arid unanimously elected.  The list of officers for 1954  reads: Walter Nygren. President;  George Hill, Vice President;  Morry Dupray, Secretary-Treasurer; Mrs. Glassford, Recording  Secretary; Cpl. John Morrison,  Chief Instructor and Range Master; John Bunyan, Publicity and  Contest Organizer.  An invitation for the club to  send a competetive team, of  Pistol Shooters to the annual  Championship Shoot of the  Capilario Rod and Gun Club ini  West Vancouver was accepted,  and it was. decidedthat a team  would -be" sent.  The event will be in West  Vancouver on Sunday,' April  4th. The Gibsons team will'be  picked on- the shooting merits  of- the members at practice  shoots held /on'.Sundays, March  14th, -21st, arid 28th, with"the  decision' being made on March'  28th. It'will-be' a'four man team  and1 it" is hoped that all" members  will turn' out for-'-'the practices  tit the range, on' the Downs  property on the- old'Cemetery  Road.  ���The Club membership' was  raised to 25- when "Bill'"Swallow-  joined on March I2$h: The membership ' year' really' begins on  April 1st, 'and --it is hoped that  with the 'increased activity -df  the, coming" competitions, more  people   will    want    to   become  members.   ..   - ��� -   Any ��� one interested should  come up tp..,the range on a Sunday afternoon or drop in to see  Mbrry Dupray'- at the Seconal  Hand Store in Gibsons.  of what goes on in weather forecasting in B.C., of the various  contributing Weather Stations,  air basej, (j>ghthouse-!s, planes,  weather ships, regular ships, all  reporting to ^the main "nerve  center" in Vancouver. From  these reports we receive our  forecasts.  The talk was well received,  and much credit is due for his  efforts.  There is a very definite movement to promote the use and  sale of "Made in B.C. Products".  The Secretary ha)s written to  ask if a man and a display could  be sent heret fpr the annual  Fair.  William Sutherland, speaking  on behalf of the farmers, spoke  of Ihe fact that something of a  constructive nature should be  done about an overall survey  of available lands and their  particular suitability for agriculture, and of what types. He  was appointed Chairman of an  Agricultural Committee to look  into the matter.  Robert Burns spoke at some  length on farming and the local  Cannery.  The Secretary was instructed  to write to the Department of  Lands in Victoria, in support of  the Blackball's Application, for  foreshore rights to their new filL  east of the^present Dock.  A letter was also to be written  to the Hon. James Sinclair, re-  thie   local  Breakwater  em; ianla;*: orr-f^ir%-^problems in our local waters.  J. Drummond Sr. was chosen  delegate to the Annual meeting  of the Associated Boards of  Trade in B.C. in New Westminster, March 24th.  Stan AHibone was chosen  delegate to approach local businesses  regarding  whether they  would   remain   open   on   Good  Friday or Eater Monday.  Following receipt of a letter  from the Roberts Creek PTA,  there was considerable discussion on the promiscuous use,  among school children, of liquor  and cigarettes.  The general opinion finally  seemed to be that the agencies  concerned most in the' control  of this situation were the  parents, the PTA, the School  Board and the teachers. The  Board will investigate the Act  dealing with the sale of cigarettes to minors.  Attending the' meeting from  Port Mellon were D. Williamson  and Fred Bancroft.  Catering  for   the   g&thering ,  was Danny Smith of .'the Ridge  way   Motel,   with   his   usual  success.  Officers Elected At  VON Annual Meeting  Held At Selma Park  be left for her at the Shell Oil  Station in Gibsons.  Miss Clemens  Dies At Gibsons  On Thursday March 11th, in  Gibsons, Miss Isabel Clemens  suffered a severe ��� attack of  coronary thrombosis, and passed  away before Graham's Ambulance could take her to Vancouver by ferry.  Miss Clemens had retired frorri  teaching about four years ago,  and came to live in the cottage  where she formerly had spent  her. holiday periods. She had  most recently been Language  teacher at the John Oliver High  School in Vancouver. Until this  past year, she spent her winters  in Toronto, working on the setting of Highschool examinations7  and other highschool activities  with a sister there.  '  ' She is survivied by that sister  and one-brother, Dr. W.A. Clemens, professor at University of  B.C., in the Department of Fisheries. -> ���'"���.���'.'  ' A week or. so earlier, .Miss  Clemens, had suffered a ; heart  attack while in Vancouver,., and  had been attended by .her physician .there. On Thursday; , she  was in.. the Village when: the'[  seizure occurred, and was taken j  home by. taxi by a friend and  neighbour, Mrs.,Dave Rees. Dr.  Inglis.was called'jn attendance..-.  She. had' rallied slightly, but  before ferry tirne .when she was  +o .. have been taken by.. arabu-  larvce to Vancouver, she had  died quite suddenly.  ��� Funeral Services were'heid b'ri  Monday, March. 15th, from -the  Nunri'-and Thompsons Funeral  Parlours, in Vancouver.  "Miss Clemens was extremely  interested in all. matters educational, she was active in politics,  and was welcomed in all Church  activities in Gibsons.  The . Annual   meeting  of  the  Elphinstone Branch of the Vic- '  torian Order of Nurses was held  in the Selma Park Community -  Hall on Thursday, March llth.  New officers  for the coming  >  year as elected are;  Honorary   President,   Dr.   H.  Inglis.  President,   Mrs.   Meikle;. '  first  Vice President,   A.EI  Hit- .  yeliey;-^sec^^  Mrs.   PostlemwaTte;,  Treasurer," ���""  W.    Boucher;    Secretary,    Mrs.   ,  Haley. The executive committee,  and   their  areas,   are:   Mrs.   C.  Peterson, Sechelt; L.S. Jackson,   ���  Wilson    Creek;    Chief    Charlie  Craigan,  Sechelt Reserve;   Mrs.   ,  A. Atlee, Gibsons; L.  Knowles,  Gibsons; G. Swain, Selma Park;  G.   Marsden,   Gibsons.   Roberts  Creek representative has not yet   .  been elected.  The Finance Chairman! is T.  Duffy, Nominating Committee, &.  Mrs. E. Clarke, and the Medical '  Advisory, Dr. H. Inglis and Dr.  D. McColl. The delegate to  Ottawa is the Hon. James Sinclair.  Board members are Mrs.  Millar, Halfmoon Bay; Mrs.  Waddell, Selma Park; Mrs. T.  Duffy, West Sechelt; W: Swain,  Selma Park; Mrs. L.S. Jackson,  Wilson Creek; Mrs. Russell,  Roberts Creek; Mrs. E. Shaw,  Roberts Creek; Mrs. A.R Rit- l  chey, Gibsons; Mr. E. Thomson, :  Hopkins Landing. ��� "'  The ��� minutes of the previous ���  annual meeting were read and '  adopted. -���  The   papers   of  incorporation   "^  into the Provincial Organization  VON, are being-handled by Mr/--'  -Thomson..    ���        ��� :���   "  -^     :;...-..-/.  The Nurse's Report* shbws-'the"  followng. - proportional    -break-   ������'  down'of visits-made: during the -���������'  year.        ..     :- - .  .-���.- ,  Of  .the  -.1763    yisits   -made;-.*', v  58.8% . were   for   nursing ,care;  ��� -..���,  '34.9%   instructive.   .-���.���;���;������������::�����..���: . ���'..  ' The budget for the forthcoming.....  year occupied, some time in dis-   .'  eus'sion,   an.d. it was^ decided to  include1 provisions   for   a   car-  fund   account.  , ,      ���  .    .,-  ,     !t-;    ���������.���..-  The Executive Meeting .w.ill be  held at the. home of L.S.:Jackson-.'.. :���  orf'March ?5th> at-8v00-p.m.  P.'V.A. ���Adcwnisirato3*- "^��  Be lei Gibsons ApriS 3.2th  Word has be-eni received that  Mr. ' A'.G. Macdougall, District  Administrator for the Department of Veterans' Affairs is to  be in the area on Monday, April'  12th. for the discussion of problems with  Veteran^.  He will be at the office of C.  John Coleridge from 10:00 a.m.-  until 7:00 p:m. that day. The Coast News    Thursday,   March   18,   1954  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second  class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa,  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. ��2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, 52.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  C^di  t  vlonaii  "Give and Take"  .One wonders if the right hand knows what the left hand  is: doing-, these days. According to the Budget Highlights,  Premier Bennett is having a wonderful time juggling- figures.  He will present the Old Age Pensioner with an addedd five  dollars a month cost of living bonus, and then charge an extra  two percent, sales tax to pay for hospitalization, from the  premium payments the said O.A.P. had previously been  exempt. ���       ��� ..    " ���  Having collected premiums for hospitalization, at considerable  expense  to  the  Province,  the  Government  now  LETTER, MISLEADING.  In your Last issue, you published a letter captioned "Pacific  Salmon", signed LSJ. This letter  is misleading, and at varierice  with the facts.  First, the device mentioned of  sucking the fish into a boat is  true to a point, but its capabili:  ties in regard to salmon is doubtful.  Second, The item, concerning  the Federal Government Research Department is a matter  of opinion, and open to question.  As a full-time experiencd fisherman, I have some definite  opinions, and facts to substantiate them.  Third, Paragraph 3, is whe^e  LSJ abandons the facts and  gives vent to an opinion. It is  correct'that up- to this year, the  Japanese fishing in mid-Pacific  has not made too much differ-   . .4nnris  ���nn nnn  ence to our fishing here on the &** Pack (1935) 920,000 cases.  I  believe  they  did' Japanese  Total  Pack,   average,  catch is   extremely  misleading. ���  They    eat    only    the    cheaper \  grades  of. fish,   and  the  better  grades are exported.  Today, Australia js buying  Japanese-caught salmon to the  tune of three million dollars,  while Canada received a trifling  i order of half a million. Australia  used to be a traditional market  for our salmon.  Eighth. The reference to our  Atlantic Coast Fisheries is  shared with other nations, but  this is a poor comparison. The  Atlantic Fisheries is strictly a  High Seas fishery.  In conclusion, I present the  following figures, which may  prove of interest. Japanese  Salmon Pack���1930 to 1940.  Japanese Territories, average  pack, 500,000 cases. Japanese  Territories, largest pack (1935)  1,200.000 cases. Kamchatka, lar-  Coast, but I believe they  affect the runs to the -Naas and  Skeena rivers. As yet this cannot  be proven. I make.the statement  now that the salmon being taken  (or poached) by the Japanese in  Mid-Pacific    are     intermingled  proposes to refund five million dollars of this in April, doubt- j fish?    originating   in   Siberian,  (all sources) 1,750,000 cases.  Japanese total largest pack, (all  sources (1935) 2,281,000 cases.  T The largest salmon pack in  the world occorred in 1936, when  13 million cases .were packed  from all sources in all countries.  W.H. Malkin,, O.B.E. prominent Vancouver businessman,  i has been appointed chairman of  j the 1954 Conquer Cancer Cam-  ! paign, it .was announced today.  1 This is the second consecutive  year in which Mr. Malkin has  ���' led tlie cancer drive in B.C.  | It was simultaneously announ-  i ced that the 1954 B.C. objective  ' has been set at $200,000. .  "This $200,000 is the minimum  necessary to continue the work  of the Cancer Society and Foundation in British Columbia",  Mr. Malkin said.  He   stated  that  "as   soon   as  osters  Letterheads  Business Cards  Announcements  Bills and Invoices  Let  The Coast News  handle your  printing requirements.  less at equal expense  Children's clothing and shoes, up to fourteen years are  exempt from the sales tax, car registration fees have been  dropped from ten dollars to one^ and the Amusement tax has  been dropped from l?1,/. to 15 percent. Now we make provision to borrow thirty million dollars for the extension of  the P.G.E.  country was Alaska, with eight  and a half million cases. The  combined total for North American-;: pack was - eleven million  cases that year.  The figures following are fur  that we value, than an unstated amount, running to several  times that sum, for the same service. To make the statement  that many will receive their hospitalization at less cost than  by the payment of a reasonable premium is strange economics, indeed. , :  Alaskan, and  Canadian   waters  In.  due    course    this   will   be  proven.  I have pertinent facts regard-;  ing this, with which I will deal*  in a separate letter. The inroads  of   Japanese   Fishing   into   our  . ..   .   . _ ^ ,. .        salmon  will   definitely   be  feltl. wished by the Japanese Author!-"  In truth, we^d rather pay a stated amount for something ^his year> and will become pro_j ties:  gressively worse each succeeding year. Our Government has  made one historical blunder, and  the blame falls heavily on our  Minister of; Fisheries, in having  ratified, this U.S.-Canadian-Jap-  anese treaty. Under its terrris, it  can be re-opened, and to some-  extent   revised,   but   not   until  FYnPrinPflt manship   of   George   Cro'skery,   APril  2nd'  1958.   By  then,   the  LApCMIICall [secretary   of   the   Canadian  Japanese will be so  firmly  en  trenched  it may be  imp'ossible  to get rid of them.  While retaining definite rights;  to our Herring and Halibut fish-  eries,   we ��� have  virtually  given  carte  blanche  to  the   Japanese*  and United States in the Salmon  Fishing. This will be proven in  The'largest-single contributing P��ssible" the B.C. Cancer Foundation must build a larger and  CBC To Conduct  TV Experinent  In Schools Next Fail  For the first time in Canada,  television will be used this week  in conjunction with radio as a  teaching   aid.  Under   the   plan,  ���television   programs   related   to  (radio school broadcasts will be  put on the air after school hours.'  Students   will  view  such   telecasts in their own homes', with  the telecast acting ,as a visual  supplement     to     radio    school  broadcasts now heard regularly  In most English-speaking schools  throughout Canada.  Announcement of the project  wate made in Toronto by. A.D.  Dunton, chairman of the CBC  Board of Governors, at the  ��nnual meeting of the National  Advisory Council on School  Broadcasting. 4  The after-school telecasts represent years of planning and  Istudy toy Canada's educationalists i_md the CBC. The programs entitled Life in Canada  Today, will cover school topics  likely to-benefit from television  included in the experiment have  been planned by a committee  of the Council under the chairmanship of George Cro'skery,  secretary of the Canadian  Teachers' Federation. Announcement of the experiment culminates two years of investigation  on the part of the committee.  The experiment will get underway in November and the re-r  sult�� of telecasts such as dramas  basted on Canadian historical,  events, will, be; studied, through  reports of teachers to. determine  their'value^tothe schools.      s  More Space at PNE  For Home Exhibits  "More space for exhibiting  prize winning entries." This  statement from Mrs. Elsa Jenkins, Manager, Women's Division, Canadian National Exibition  will be a welcome one to the  many, who, each year are entering more and more exhibits.  This need for additional space,  due to. added entries, caused  Mrs. Jenkins to bring the matter  to the attention of the Exhibition  Board and the General Manager.  Japanese North Pacific Canneries (floating) 1952 production,  3 mother ships; 50 catching  boats: Red Salmon, Sockeye  737,489 fish, White Salmon  (Chum) 638,571, Trout( Pink  Salmon). 701,157, King Salmon  ^Spring) 1,365, Silver Salmon  (Cohoe) 24,205. Total 2,102,787  fish.  1953. production, 3 mother  .ships, 83 catcher boats. Red  Salmon 1,580,170 fish, White  Salmon 2,707 363^ Trout (Pinks)  ^064,439, King (Spring) 8,053,  Silver (Cohoe) 340,611. Total  7,700, 636 fish.  as a result she has been given  presentation and will be carried permission to allocate a greater  by all CBC television stations area on the. second floor of the  and. otftier TV stations in Canada, j West Annex of the Coliseum to  After-school telecasts will be be devoted, to thjfc displaying;  launched on March 19th with! of needlecraft; knitting, leather  * program called "Where the work, quilts etc.  Oeiger Leads" dealing with1 Exhibition visitors will be  prospecting, and will be , aired able to enjoy to full advantage'  the many beautiful displays)  entered in the various com*  petitions    conducted    by     the  In the laite afternoon of the same  day as a National School Radio  Broadcast on the same subject.  The Canadian Broadcasting'Women's Division.  Corproation has also announced:  plans to experiment with educational telecasts in Cariadiian  schools next fall. The telecasts  will be viewed in ithe classrooms  fig part of thV regular classroom  routine and will reach schools  the next two years.. : ,.y t y ���  Fohxthy'0��\;:itejh'' in , LSJ's  letter re. immature fish is partly  true. From information' I ha vie,  the Chum salmon taken had an  average weight of four pounds.  This criminal waste, as these  fish at maturity average at least  12 pounds. Sockeye talcen averaged about 5Vz pounds, which  is average mature weight. For  other species taken, I have no  weight average.  Fifth. The paragraph dealing  with the decline in the Alaskan  Fishery is correct with one exception. This pack has fallen  from a peak of 8V_ million cases  in 1936 to last year's low of  about two million cases, or less.  This .extreme t low was brought  about by extensive over-fishing  Harold Fearn,y  "t*<  ii  ; Commercial Fisherman.  GibsorisV  BCAA Stresses  Protective Driving  MISS JEAN KILGOUR  ADDRESSES MEETING  Miss Jean Kilgour,  from the  Vancouver  Normal  School  ad-  ; The B.C. Automobile Association' asks motorists if they are  Protective Drivers?  ���' A protective driver is one who  thinks of the other,, fellow as  well as himself. He drives with  caution. He keeps his eye on1 the  car ahead and those to the right  and left. lie signals his own intentions in plenty of time. He  gives the car ait a buisy intersection a break so that driver  will not have to force his way  into a stream of traffic; He is  during the past several years, on the look-out for pedestrian<sw  and the virtual failures of the J "The best drivers are protect^  Pink Salmon run to the south iye drivers," said Harry Duker,  east Alaska, coupled with the |-Ssairman of the Traffic and  concentration of the Japanese j Safety Committee of the BCAA.  fleet not far from the Alaskan j VThese motorisrts take their cars  waters. - out" day after day, arid manoevre  Sixth. The paragraph stating thcsm through all kinds of (traffic  that the Japanese had packed j conditions and on all kinds of  15 Vz million cases last year is roads and come back home with-  completely erroneous, and I i out a thing to regret. An auto-  challerige LSJ tov disclose the mobile handles so easily that  source of his information, and: often the owner forgets as'she  to give the breakdown *o��.-.,_ig-! drives .down the street ffthat;  ures for the various, species 6$ msany people depend on his skill]  Salmon, if he is referring to' and judgement' while behind the  fifteen million   cases  of "fish"; wheel.  'The BCAA asks all motorists  permanent boarding home for  patients, "particularly those  patients* from outside Vancou-  1 ;��r, taking treatment at the B.C.  Cancer Institute.  " The boarding home now in  operation is an old remodelled  house with inadequate accomodation. It was always considered  a temporary structure, and for  too many years is has proved  too old and too small for the  needs of the patients."  However, "most of the cam-  paignfunds", Mr. Malkin said,  will"be spent in cancer research,  welfare assistance to needy j  camcer patients, and education  of the general public.  Your shara of  mm  You can obtain the advantages  of investment in over 100 widely  diversified, carefully selected securities. See your Investors  Syndicate representative for full  details. '/:  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  3780 Canibie St���      FA  1931  Vancouver, B.C.  - ���t.��DCFr.C��w:.'iV?EG  MANAGED   AND  DISTIVIHUTCU   HY ..  T  INVESTORS SYNDlCATC OF CA.NADA LIMITED    0i  mmmmmmmmmmMiii  Have You Decided To Sell Your Property?  Then get as much action as possible from the start  List it ALSO with John Coleridge: his connection with,  r,.-ay:;;:y- ;'rtu    :-������'��� ���>    �����   ��� :-   .���     ���;..-���������   ���'���-������������    <-.-���������'.���  , ���������-  .-  H.A. Roberts Ltd. branches provide many buyers.  John Coleridge Realty  Gibsons, B.C.  ��  ���  tells tlie truth about wliidky  he may be correct, but. he  is j  dresed   a   meeting   on   Friday comparing this  tota^^to. our-Ito  practice  protective   driving  evening,' March 12th. The meet-  1V^ million cases of Salmon, so   -or  their  own safety  and  the**  in areate served *t th*- .taw"of  ^ ^onsoi^ br the PTA ol the inference is plain. In Canada safety of   others."  ^J^tl^^LV.JS^SSfJ^ Sechelt was well attended. Miss we-; pack-a great,'many yaj^ties^ ��� -���   the experjrnent by all GBC'tele-  Able to 'all privately-owsied TV  stations.  The television programs to be! schools today  .Kttgoui'^ Soiaic-'*��5��b, ^Modern j of fish in addition to salmon,  Methods in Reading", and gave' so LSJ's comparison should not  parents and others a new insight, be with our. salmon pack alone,  into  what is   going  on   in  the';-    Seventh.   The   inference   that  the Japanese eat the fish they'  Put Seagram's "83" to the w��t*r test*  ������\^aier, plAin or ;sp>|k]8ngi .  Ireveal- "*' whisky ^^r^,��^w��l fevbor  and bouquet.  ^and^anrl^Md^  This advertisement is not published or ditplayed by the liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia,  .:v,   *>).*.- IT  Halfmoon  Beams  ort By  ! Nurse  ncrease k Service  Gower  though the storekeepers come  :and storekeepers go, this focal  point will always highlight the  Point.  Hear   too,   that   the   versatile  Charles Bedford has been trying  j his hand again at baby sitting,  Thursday,   March   18,   1954      The  Coast News  F. Cormack  The H.R. Pearces of Redrooffs  gflpfP^KP    \l\   \Pt\HPP by Gypsy Towers _ ^   are really hitting the jackpot! B"UI ��"au B�� ����*��� WlUO j Starting from the other end looking after the younger Ayles  these days in the matter of! Miss Elizabeth Godwin. made' of Gower this week, we have ( children while Mrs. George  :g rands oris. Last week their' the sixteenth annual report to! the Sood news that Mrs. John! Ayles does her bit teaching the  daughter, Irene, Mrs. J. Boyes'' the.Annual meeting at Selma c��leridge is back from the East rising generation of Gibsons,  of Hamilton   Ontario had a son  Park last Thursday. looking   the epitome  of health pro tern  and this week it is their daugh-      She introduced her talk with   ^nd  hi^h   spSiflts.   TMs   bright f    The  Wilson  ter, Lennie, Mrs. R. Peterson Of  Waterloo, Iowo who sent them  news of a little son in their  family. Congratulations to all  concerned. You'll have to make  those knitting needles' work  overtime now Mrs. Pearce.  Tony and Pete Tschaikowsky  were up at their Redrooffs home  last weekend. They have bought  3_ar_e Laughlin's speedboat and  ~iope to be up from Vancouver  duping the aummer for some  fishing. They have sold one of  their lots to Dava Dickson of  "Vancouver, who expects to build  on it in the very near future.  Mrs. Longmuir and daughter  are   visiting   Mrs.   Longmuir's  daughter of Mrs. Ken Anderson  -of Halfmoon Bay  a brief description of the national and district scope of the  Order, and spoke of VON week.  Stated that now there are 117  branches, and 550 nurses employed.  Locally, tne. home visit increased over those of the previous year by 104, bringing the  total to 1763. The greatest  increase in these was in Nursing  Care visits, which were 58.8 of  the total, as compared with 47.3  of the previous year. Visits concerning' patients not seen and  visits "oh behalf of the patient"  were down by slightly more  than half. Health Instruction  visits were down by five percent.  Six Home Confinement cases  Johnson's doing  member of the Gower colony a hit of renovating around their  has been greatly . missed while'. homesight and store,  recuperating with her daughter; The Don Poole's sporting a  in Montreal and we welcome new name for their cottage  her back (and so does husband "Shellamar".  John) and wish success to the^ Glad to note the Goodwins,  Plant Tea she is sponsoring and who have purchased the old  hostessing for the Anglican W.A.! Norman. Wilson cottage*, busy  Mrs. Vic Metcalfe too, looking painting, remodelling and mod-  very zestful and reporting ernizing their future home. We  things going well with Irene's are glad to welcome this indus-  Dress Shoppe. Just a career girl   trious   couplje,   and   know  they  Three of Logco's cottages took' were  attended,  of  which four  i;o ithe-water, last week, they ar��  ..Jb^tog^wed to Pender' Harbour  and will be made into a home  3by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harris,  "to   replace   their   home   which  Iburned down recently.  Mrs. T. Robilliard of Redrooffs  ia visiting in Vancouver for a  few days.  We  see  that   the  Kolterman  Sawmills now has a new truck  -which will greatly assist in the  prompt .delivery of orders.  At the March meeting of the  VON held at the home of Mrs.  ~VV. Meikle, Welcome Beach last  weekj it was -decided to raffle  an Indian sweater and a  lawn  chair,     sometime,   during    the  summer months. The sweater  willbe knitted by Mrs. Meikle.  The lawn chair is the work of  Mr. H. Barley who passed away  last October.  The nice weather last week-  enld lured many owners up to  their summer homes. Among:  them were Syd Shaw and family  and Don McDonald from New  Westminster, and from Vancouver George Nairn, Bill Robinson  and Ricky, the L. Greenall family and Don Ross. Don reports  .that his mother is recovering  nicely  from a broken hip suf-  were at night.     .  %Qtal fees collected by the  Nurse- from patients were  $728.25. Tins does not include  visits paid for by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the  Department of Indian Affairs or  tlie Division of Tuberculosis  Control. A total of 260 visits  were for DVA patients, and  paid for by that Departmen at  full cost rate. Injections for TB  patients were paid at the rate  of $1.25 per injection.    ��  The Contract with the Department of Indian Affairs is a flat  rate of sixty dollars per month.  This work was resumed last  January, and covers all types  of services rendered. During  December, a very successful TB  Survey was made, with only one  case noted. This is very encouraging.  The distribution of visits  shewed the Gibsons area as the  largest, and all points westwards, curiously enough, dropping down in the scale as they  are located in  order westward.  Miss Godwin described the  emphasis given to rehabilitative  aspect of care, and commented  pni the fact that all purses were  given a series of classes and in-  at heart, the proprietress of this  popular and smart little store  says it takes a business life to  keep the sparkle of living alive.  Gram Chaster up and around  again after, a nagging bout of  flu. Able to" attend her regular  church  services which, she  will make gool neighbors and  be an asset to the Community.  The' Jules Mainils back from  a short visit to Vancouver. Mrs.  Mainil hard at work preparing  for the coming concert by the  Choraliers in early Apdil, also  looking fonyard  to a  visit  by  missed for several Sundays and  her mother, Mrs.S.A. Porteous  fered    some    time   ago.    Don's struction- in the latest methods  nephew,  Bill Corson, the well-. 0f care and aid^in the recovery  of patients.  lenown skater, who visited here  last summer, is also convalescing, from a skating accident in  which he sustained" multiple  iraetures to his leg.  Mr. Ed Green of Sechelt has  recently purchased the mill in  the Seacrest subdivision formerly owned by W. Raven. He  liopes to . start operations very  soon.  .'Mrs. P. Welsh of Redrooffs  is ini Vancouver this week, visiting her son and family the D.  Welshs. Returning with her will  be her grandson Shane, -who is  recovering from a tonsilectomy.  ;Miss C. Hanson held Open  House at the school on Tuesday  of Education Week. Among  parents were intrigued with a  other matters of interest, the  demonstration of finger-piainting.  Iby the children.  ��� Miss". Aileen, Menzies was a  weekend guest of her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Menzies of  Welcome Beach. We see by the  press that her brother Alan "of  Vancouver won the Viski Ski  Classic Race on Hollyburn last  ���week. Wo understand that this  is the third year he has won this  race. y--  ;i Mrs. W. Meikletof Welcome  Beach was reelected as president of the Elphinstone Branch  of the VON at' their Annual  Meeting last week.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NilWS  CLASSIFIED  She also expessed thanks to  the various business places and  others who had taken calls for  the Order during the year, and  to the Newspaper for the publicity it has given to her work.  Special thanks were given to tlie  Waddells, who have taken calls  for the Nurse durng her absence,  and to Miss Cooper the Relief  Nurse.  Figures concerning visits paid  to iw)ards of tlie Government  were given. These visits totalled  679, or 38.5% of the total. A  great part . of these visits are  free, which in part erplains the  need for further funds to keep  up the work.  Miss Godwin thanked ^the  members of the Board for their  co-operation and assistance, and  ���iheir welcome to her in the  District.  She closed her report by quoting the words of Miss Livingstone, Director in 'Chief of the  Order:   "The   Victorian   Order  W. McFadden, D.0.  Optometrist =���  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Offict-     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why tro t<> Vancouver f<-r  Optical SiTVic-e?  A  ;yy,;-y'-;To Discuss ���  New Water Rates  in effect at Sechelt, will be held in the  Sunday March 21st ^- 3:00 P.M.  Sponsored by the Sech-lt Peninsula Board of Trade.  at uahich, her smiling face and  kindly . nianner left somiet-iing  lacking.  Rumour has it and rumour is  never very far wrong, that the  Original Gower Point Store is  going to re-open come Spring.  This familier landmark with the  genial owner Harry Chaster  d>i_thjmg! out ice* cream fresjhly  landed from the float on a Saturday night s*urrounded by the  eager campers has always been  a   popular   rendezvous   and   al-  clings to an unchanging purpose  in a changing world, to relieve  the suffering of the sick, to reduce disease, and to advance the  cause of National Health. Much  has been done, but there is still  much to do."  Sorry to report a nasty fall  suffered by Mrs. William Bow  which marred -Che jolly Scottish  Hop at Stronilochie.  Mrs.   A.B.B.  Hill enjoying  a  week's   visit   with   her   friends  the  Arthur  Eckfords   of  Granthams.    Word    from    daughter  Emily tells of 20 below weather  gqieting   her   as  she  land   hetr  husband disembarked from the  plane   at   White   Horse,   which  bring   up   the   subject   of   the  lovely   weather   and   beautilful  setting of Gower Point. If and  When    the   powers-that-be   get  around to filling our pot holes  with some of that crushed rock  ���they   have   been  using   on   the  road back   of the playing field;  in  Gibson's,   and  then  begging,  borrowng   or  stealing   a   steam  roller to crush it,..we would have  nothing to complain of!  COAST NEWS FREE TO  SHAUGHNESSY   PATIENTS  Have you any friends or relatives in Shaughnessy Hospital?  If you will drop in at the Coast  News Office, or write uls, or  phone Gibsons 45W, we will be  glad to mail a copy of the Coast  News, free, each week as long  as the patient remains in  Shaughneasy.  Coast News inv_tes anyone  on the Peninsula to take advantage of this offer to keep their  hospitalized ones in touch with  the community doings.  Witt Momi Mtw$  <&*  *<*  ���M~*  !���*'  o**  V**  ****** *��***  age*  oi*  LEGION HALL  Sechelt  SUMMER   RATES  Dances $10.00  Concerts $7.50  Meetings $5.00  Special Rates for Children's Parties etc.   ���  Apply Janitor ��� Phone 41 X, Sechelt.  1 ��///���   If you are a young woman of high purpose, are between  18 and 20 and have Grade 9 education, the equivalent or better, find out  today about the opportunities for you in the RCAF. There are  important openings how in the clerical, technical, administrative  and medical branches of Canada's Air Force.       x   .  FOR] ALL THE FACTS, SEE;.WRITE OR TELEPHONE THE  CAREER .^OUNSELLOfc^ At v YOUR NEAREST ' RCAF;  RECRUITING UNIT ���OR MAIL THE COUPON TODAY!  is  I Director of Personnel Manning, i  ��� RCAF Headquarters, Ottawa. I  I ���     ��� I  ���     Please mail to me, without obligation, jitll particulars J  J regarding enrolment requirements and   openings   now ���  I available in the R.CA.F. f  j NAME (Please Print)   ��� (Surname)  J STREET ADDRESS.:   CITY.:'...: ; .:....:...  (Christian Name) |  -L ...... I  ......PROVINCE !  j EDUCATION (by grade and province).  i..!    ..AGE.,  CAr-s*4WS ��� The Coast News     Thursday,   March   18,   1954  ate  nn  -May Day  Shopping Around  "Is There A Part For  , Jibsons School Hall-  i Committee. ; by Do. ]  March  18 ��� Gibsons  United       April   5   ���   Gibsfons ParMi       When spring makes you think  Church W.A.,  Shamrock Tea.     i Hali- General meeting Farmers'   cf bright colors for your home,  March   20      Roberts  Creek Institute- sPecial films on ��ard"   think of Cilux  Enamels.  There  Legion Han  8 pm  VON bridge 1 ens' aSriculture. a11 welcome,     lis  a  wonderful choice of color  - ,     ii.ii    vuis oriage.|     Aprjl l2 _ AQ   Macdougalli   there . &om shell pink> through  Gibsons United j District   Administrator   will   be Chinese Jade, or Buttercup Yel-  ,   ��� nn ..    . . at the office of John Coleridge,   low to chartreuse. These are all  at  8.00  p.m.  first pow-wow   of.for the discussion. Gf problems handy  at  the Gibsons Building  ; Supplies. j  Speaking of color, saw those  breakfast sets at Knowles Hard-  B. W. M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow  1954  ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  March 23  Church Hall, Garden Club meets :  the year.new members welcome. with veterans  March 25 ��� Gibsons Legion        April   19   _   Wi}50n   Creek  Hall,   Canadian  Legion  Branch Community   Club   Easter  tea   2  109 general meeting, make note to 5  of   this   date,   a   full  turn   out  would be appreciated.  March 25 ��� VON Executive  Meeting, at ' L.S. Jackson's,  Wilson, Creek,  at  8:00 p.m.  .March 27 ��� Roberts  Creek,  Arts and Crafts IDance.  ' April 1 ���Gibsons Parish Hall  8:00   p.m.,   Annual   meeting   of  C.N.I.B. '  - April 2 ��� Roberts Creek  United Church, -sale of Home  Cooking etc., from 2 to 4:30.  April 3 ��� Roberts Creek,  Community Hall. Eastern Star  presents' the Choraliers, proceeds in aid of the Cancer Fund.  8:00 p.m.  April 3 ���- Hard Times Dance,  I ware, ilich set comes in the four  April   23   ���   Gibsons   United   different  colors,   and  they're  a  Church  Hall, W.I. tea. j pleasing   shape. "Made   by   Fire  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ��� | King. And a glass tea kettle  250 feet waterfront, 5 acres land, with a whistle spout, and meas-  magnificent site, nice home, lots ured in cups, besides. The'.new  of water, lights, easy access to liner for clothes baskets, in Viny  beach, grand estate, or could.be -lite plastics, that save your fins  commercialized, full price ONLY  things many a snag, aire a very  $8950.00 on terms.  ''y '   ' FOR   INSURANCE  OR  REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings   95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real  Estate  Agents.  ft__ff3__?  JUST PHONE  GIBSONS 45 W  t  Minimum Charge .,  50c for 15 words.  2c per extra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  &����  I  bright  idea  Noticed the Union Stores was  featuring cheeses just now.. They  have quite a selection, and it  makes marvellous leriten dishes.  Those pictures in Ben Lang's  show window, giving visual history of the development of  Pharmacy I found very interesting. Inside, equally interesting was the cosmetic display.  What colors' do come up- Amazing how attractively they can  be worn. I '  ��� The daintiest imaginable dress--! ftf&tAf   flff^Q  es  for little girls,   and smaller, j I"����   USIlbl?  | at the Toggery just now. Finely  mads,   and   beautifully   styled  small garments,  they iare.  Spring curtains in cheerful  printed plastics at Chris's, I  noticed. j     Sechelt will soon have a new  Pyrex in every, conceivable' post Office and Br.nk bui ding,  shape, size and color at John, situated on the property now  Wood Hardware and Appliances  used by Jack Nelson's Used Car  GAJRY GRANT.was iminding his own business and  earnestly studying his script for "Dream Wife," when  in came his pooch, Butch, and Wanted so much to get  into. the_act. Betcha^he did.  FOR WALLS  OR CEILINGS  uiltiing  For Secheit  FOR SALE  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons.   ,Ji tfn  Five roomed modern house, one  twor-roomed modern cottage -  own. float and net shed. Apply  Norman McLeod (in Bay area)  Gibsons.  FOR   SALE  Roug-h  and  Planed L-mber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  4-WHEEL     DRIVE    Pick-up \  Truck,  low mileage.  A  dandy.  Phone R. Ritchey, Gibsons 107M.  tfn  deep. It is designed in such a  manner that it can be extended  should it be necessary- in the  future. "���  Village Enterprises Ltd., owners of the V.llage Centre, will  1-3 the burders of the new block.  Jim Parker, local Hardware  man. and Captain-P.A. Mclntyre  cf West Vancouver, are the  shareholders in Village Enterprises Ltd.  John Vick  and Associates  of  Vancouver   are   the   Architects  ">nd  Designers, Johnnie  is well  known in the district, being the  1 Heintzman Piano $150. 1  oil burning enamel kitchen  range, pot burner $40. 1 Mall  power saw, model 6 $50. Apply  H. Gilbertson, Wilson Creek,  phone 73 J. ������^���-' ; :-   >'.   ���   n  Gravel ��� 15 cents yard in large  quantities, 20 cents yardin small  lots at pit. Tom Snodgrass,  Selma Park, Phone 75R. 14  NEW   CHENILLE  BEDSPREADS  At Only $5.00 Each  From factory to you: We are  offering   you  the  very  closest  and( finest   chenille  bpd&pread  made. This spread is completely  tufted    with    Corduroy    baby  chenille. No sheeting showing.  First quality. They come in  elaborate multi-colored flower j  patterns or solid same color We specialize in any type of  patterns. In all shades and im'property you want, acreage,  both double or single bedsize. j lots, homes, waterfront, business  At only $5.00 each, sent COD' propositions, farms. Drop in and  plus postage. Order one and see us, we have more listings,  save many dollars. You will be bettefr choice, better bargains  amazed at the value. Immediate' ALWAYS Totem Realty Gibsons  money-back   guarantee. |     3 piece Madson wine chester.  TOWN & COUNTRY MFG., Box  field> $75 or Dffuest off      Mrg  H.  Hammond, Gibsons, B.C.  makes    an    attractive    display.  Lot, and just east of the Village  From casseroles  to tea kettles,  Centre on the main highway.  pie plates to percolators, he has      The new building will be  a  them all. And if you prefer the   two   story   structure,   built   of  clear   to   the   colored,    they're; concrete blocks and Romsn tile,   son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs.^Les-  tnere, too. j and should be a  distinct asset ter Scott of Sechelt.   = : j to   the  people   of   Sechelt   and    Local tradesmen and materials  district. ��� will be'used in tlie conseruction  The Post  Office will  occupy  as f3r as possible. Work should  1200 feet  of the  ground  floor,) commence  within  a   few  days,  and  will  be  modern- in  every and it is hoped to have the Post  detail, having a Day Lobby and   Office   and  Bank   installed   by  TTr;n u*. ,-    r>;un m      j      . a. Night Lobby, with  access .at   earlv summer  will be in Gibsons on Tuesday,   +u     ������   ���   ���- . -, ������ -,     aiX>   ^""ei.  tv/to-.^ n,.j   4.     * j j., .     the   rear   for   picking   up   and  March 23rd, to address the reg- ,.- ,. ��� .,   -     .,  ..    *y      ,   i  ,l]o���   -,,,^-ti *���������    ax   ��T ^delivery of the mails by truck, j ���  ular   weekly   meeting    of   the ;F1        >'        ,   j..       tiV floors  RrowniPc ir,, +w nf^m/i^n *+ +t,*> .riourescent i.gnxmg, u.e iipors,  MISS BOLT TO SPEAK TO  BROWNIES AND GUIDES  Miss K. Bolt, Secretary of the  Girl Guides Association for B.C.,  SQUARE-^  P.V.  HARDBOARD  PANELS  AND CUTTINGS  AS LOW-  AS 5 cents Square Foot*  AT  Gibsons Building  Supplies Ltd.  Phone 53 Gibsons  We Carry The Stock  904   Place  D'Armes,  Quebec.  Montreal,  Onan charging plant 1250  watt, also Handskell Table loom  .37 Vz inches wide, ultra modern  polished aluminum, beautiful News  machine scarcely used, reason  for selling ill health. Mrs. J.  Reeves R.R.I. Gibsons: 13  Brownies in the afternoon at the ,���     ,        ., ,     .���       ,,... .  School Hall. She will be presen-gf* amp^ work sppy^l make  ted by Mrs. Fred Stenner. g&mg     ? ��^^x *&*%���[  ��� In the evening Miss Bolt ^4^&^T^^^'yS  n~,~~���<. t>^~ ���   ���  j   a       j    *.   t  The Bank  of  Montreal  plan  present Badges >and Awards to  ^ ������ ��� x_.' ������   j- '������''������"-'     ^-'  the   Girl   Guides;   and.go   into ^pecupy the adjommg, office  their   work with  them   at   tt�� ��n ^�����d P����V ^ ^^  Legion   Hall.   All   parents   and ^i��f ^r000���*$*? f^et These  others interested are invited m ^8S t0��'  ^U  ^m^eTr\.m  every   respect,   with  attractive  lighting and office fixtures. It  will be quipped with a standard  vault. i  |y The second sftory of this .new  jbuildlng* will   be   divided   into  HOME  DEMONSTRATION  attend, to hear Miss Bolt.  Brand "new never used Cole  man    automatic    floor   furnace ;st.   Hilda's   Church  with thermostat.  Cash   $195.00,  you  save  $40.00   Box   4   Coast  Three % Beds, complete, $12  each. Phone 63, Granthams  Landing.  Steamer trunk, good condition,  only $12.00. ��� Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  16 ft. Motorboat, 5 H.P. Wisconsin.   Reverse   gear,   a   good   ��� . _    . =r~ I boat,   $375.00.   Phone   Ramsay,  Small settings^ Turkey Eggs ( Half MQQnj Bay 9S2 ^  for sale. R.W. Vernon, 26W ���  Gibsons  FOR RENT  Small partly furnished cottage, $25.00 per month. Apply  Mrs. E. Nygren, Phone Gibsons*  86W. ' 11  Lovely self-contained waterfront suite, April to October. R.  W. Vernon, 26W, Gibsons.  WANTED  Have you any old guns, any  condition? We wftU ipiay cash  or trade! Box 12, Coast News.  Wanted, a good practice piano.  See or write, Sam Fladager,  Gftbsons. 10  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. *tfn.  POULTRY ~~~  If interested in Baby Chicks  send for our free 1954 Catalogue. The Appleby Poultry  Breeding. Farm, Mission City,  B.C. 16  INSURANCE  Church Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  March  21st,   1954  3rd Sunday in Lent  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  -  Sechelt  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  1:45 p.m. Evensong  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  1:45 p.m. Sunday School  3:15  p.m.  Evensong  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WANTED  Calf about one week old, also  eight or ten month bull. Box 15 | Wear, Gibsons  Coast News. 12  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast,   -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch   reparirs.   Marine  Men's  tfn  Wood Range suitable for  summer cottage. Phone Gibsons  8S.  Wanted, Air-cooled engine,  2V_ H.P. or better. Phone Gibsons 84H. '  Wanted.   Broody  Hens.   R.W.  Vernon, phone 26W, Gibsons.  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also   p^ner   hanging.   J.   Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  St.   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St. Mary - Gibsons - 9:00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  11:00 a.m.  Port   Mellon  ���  First   Sunday  each month at 4:30 p.m.  UNITED CHURCH  Sunday School  Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public  Worship  ���   11:00  a.m.  . Roberts Creek ��� 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m. v.  Public   Worship   ���\. 3:30   p.m.  Port Mellon, Sunday  7:30 p.m.  BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt  Legion  Hall  road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  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  F.v.onfre"Hstic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  'f'ober*'; Creek  9",:.y".r';--   Tvfnridpn'y  7:30  p.m.  $>ffices  for  whomever  may  require this type of accomodation, j  Dr. McColl, the local M.D. will;  Slave part of this space' for an!  Up-to-date suite of offices suit-'  able to  his  requirements.   The|  Owners do not anticipate much!  trouble in renting the balance  of thespace for offices for professional or business people.  ;.:��� The new building will have a  sixty foot frontage on the main  and   will be  forty   feet  Expertly Installed On Trial  21 INCH  MARCONI  "LIFE TESTED"  Television  Floor Model  *    It's A Beauty!  MAKE    NO   MISTAKE  First Call:  RICHTER'S  RADIO  Sechelt, B. C.  Phone 25 J or 41 R  ��� V- Buy Now And Save 2% Tax  Kinsmen Folio Fund  STATEMENT  RECEIPTS  Dances  Mail Campaign  Polio Tins  Total  $217.69  574.10  54.15  "$854.94  Total Receipts  Total Expenses  Net Total  EXPENSES  Advertising $ 37.10  Hall Rent 25.00  Postage 48.00  Sundry 7.67  Total        $117.77  $845.94  $117.77  '$72.8.17  Receipts have been mailed for all donations' of five dollars, and over/ and  on lesser amounts when requested.  On our mail campaign, we sent out 2217 Polio Envelopes. Th�� 1761 personSj  ���who returned thefcr envelopes wexe very generous' in their response for such a.  worthy cause, the average donation being $3.26.  Of the 2041 envelopes which where not returned, we would be very happy  to receive more returns, so that th�� total average would be above '25 cents.  The Kinsmen Club wish to thank all donors for their help; You will hav^  helped some child to walk and- play again, or some father to earn a living fa*,  his family.  GEORGE HUNTER.  Polio Chairman,'  Kinsmen Club of Gibsons. and  District. Cc  Friday Fog  by Cherry Whitaker  6:15 a.m.: The alarm jangled.  -Shut it off eventually. 6:30 a.m.  Peered at the clock ��� a very  interesting piece of mechanism.  6:45 a.m.: Looked at the clock  again���not as interesting as  before. 7:05 a.m.: Small daughter, age 7, announced that we  were going to be late as it was  long past time to get up. Didn't  bother with the clock except to  hurl" it onto its usual resting  place in the kitchen.  7:10 a.m.: Brewed, porridge,  set table, * made fcoafi, Called  Grade Ten, Ironed two pairs of  denims, too wet to do the night  before���-pointed out to a mutinous Grade Ten that there were  other things less dignified than  "having breakfast in' a pantless  condition. By way of ^emphasis  threw Cat out for the ��� second  time.  7:30  a.m.:   Made   sandwiches:  |--t     - . ^ ��    ,- noon at Stratford Kindergarten  Mrs. Blake, industriously sewed!  I\.OO^FlS    I, If ^ ^ |C ! last week, saw tw'o tables ringed j on  their term   projects  which!  Thursday,   March   18,   1954     The Coast News  by  Madge   Newman  'Deadline in half an hour.  by twenty or so tiny tots in! varied according to age. Both'  readine'ss for lunch. Although j departments are sponsored by:  obviously   an   active   group   of tlie PTA.  Black and White Study of Colored TV  if  youngsters, they sat quietly with  ��� hands on laps, while Mrs. Coles  , ������    . , ! placed heaping plates  and cups>  any of you long-suffering read-, Qf   milk   before   them     These  ers have 'attempted  to write aj lunches. looked mighty good and  column you will know the mfor-; ^ fceen ,brought from home in  boxes.  mation comes this way.  Question. How did the concert;  at Madeira come out last night? j  Answer. O, ijine. Question, j  Many there? Answer. Quite a^  few.   Question.  Who  introduced  various lunch boxes. Tupper-  wear plates set out on a table  in the ante-room and equipped  with cardboard name tags, had  been    filled    from    the    lunch  : After viewing work put up on I  the walls and the children's i  work books, tea was served by j  the PTA ably assisted by the i  elder girls . including Shiela i  Smith, Donna Danroth and Jean  Gibb. j  For the first  time,- members j  and friends of the PTA let that'  worthy   organization   down   on  the 13th when far too few turned  up at the annlal dance.  Music  by   the  -Medlonaires   was   very  won    by  Gibsons..  Miss   Mary-  Kerr   of  .,, ,    ._   . . , boxes. Oranges had been cut to  you (the owhestra)? Answer. A | bite coQkies gnd sindwiches  lady. Question,  What selections, ar d   attractively  and   any! .rood ��� and those  present had   a  did you play? Answer   Quite a j , surprises  unwrapp8d  and   fine time.  The door prize  was  variety.   Question.   Anything  ,.;      ,  worthy of note .to write about? | '', -  Answer.    Well-.   Eric   sang . a!     When .al.   was   ready,- Mrs.  couple of songs and did alright. | Galliford   ^ent   to   the   Piana'  Bessie sang too. Doc played some  silenCe fel1 over th^ roor��> sma11  pieces.. Viy (pianist) didn't turn  up  as  she  had  flu.   Guess the  concert -was O.K.  So there you have it. That is  one peanut butter with lettuce, I an-accuxate account as extracted  one  peanut  butter  with   salad from a member-of the Roberts  dressing   but   no   lettuce     one  Creek String Orchestra. .  Sb^^htktte I     A visitor dropping, in jus:t at, ^veiit to  all concerned except,, who died in her 85th year,  peanut  outter,:,wij;n no lettuce,, ���_., j-   ��     . j  . possibly the teachers. Thechildr      Mrs. Harvey was one of Gib-  len were proud to" play hosts to   sons old timers, living with her  hands were -folded, and-with tlie j  opening chord, and with one eye j For SVlrS. ft. -Harvey  on  the   tempting   fare,   twenty |   Funeral Service was conducted  voices  blended  to  give   thanks  by the Rev. Bevan'in the United  for health and happiness.  Open   house   at   the -Roberts  Creek School was an enjoyable  Church in Gibsons on Tuesday,  March "13 th, for Mrs. Robert  Harvey,   formerly   of   Gibsons,  no salad dressin^fand no butter.   lines of half dry washing. Dived  Put Grade^ix^c^in Small  out of  Je^s and  sweater into  their friends and parents and the   family  on   the Pratt Road   for  Daughter's ;Iunch:- andhad to un- skirt and another sweater. Got parents obviously, were delight- many years. Following the death  scramble. FilEe(a Grade Tein's, rung in both stockings. remod  thermos with apple juice instead; elled tlie face, grabbed type-  of milk. Refilled. Threw Cat and | writer, sundry papers; hurled  T>og out. Said goodbye to Grade into the Upholstered roller-skate  Ten en route to the bus. | j caI1 the car> arid set farth to  8:05  a.m.:  Did  small  Daugh-j put in union hours in; the salt  ter's hair into a ''pony tail" with  mhl,es that the Head of the House  the assistance of n nine bobby  pins, an elastic band and a green  ribbon. Wiped marmalade off  lier chin. Pulled Grade Six's  collar out,, tucked his shirt in  and said goodbye to theni.  .8:15 a.m.: Coffee, cigarette,  Contemplated quiet, but quick  breakdown���interrupted by one  telephone call and the first ap-  - pearance of the Head of the  House.  9:00 a.m.: Unplugged the  toaster, replugged the frig. Collected four dolls a teddy-bear,  panda, three comic books, skipping rope, four dozen pieces of  crayon, half a coloring book, one  glass, two pairs of slippers, three  sets of unclean clothes and the  weekend papers.  10:00 a.m.: Scrubbed kitchen  and utility room floors. Let dog  out. Took call from Vancouver  which informed me that, our  Expected guest was about to miss  the 11:30 ferry. Coffee and a  ���cigarette.  ' Changed sheets, made beds  ({Cat ���went out again���this time  of her own violitioni) (swept,  mopped, dusted bedrooms ���  washed bathroom floor ��� an-  -wered- phone twice ��� dropped  -cake of soap behind bathtub ���  retrieved soap and found four  articles missing since Christmas  in the Same place. Returned all  to their rightful places.  12:00  Noon: Brought in  two  THE WORK OF  MERCY  NEVER ENDS  For so long as there  is human suffering then so  long does the Charter of the  Red Cross require to be  honoured ��y the work of  mercy. You know the need,  and how great it. is.  Please help generously.  $5,422,850  is needed this year  Rev. F. Bushfield  or Phone 84 J  Campaign Mgr.  calls his office.  Who says the days aren't long1  enough!  ed guests. j of her husband in 1940, she lived  A good deal of interest centred, with Mrs. Borgens?trom for some  in the boys' woodworking room time, and then with Mr. and  where some excellent book ends  Mrs. Veevers.  The growing use of television #s an educational tool is described in  a recent study put out by the United Nations Educational, Scientific  and Cultural Organization; With the advent of color, telecasts are  being used more successfully in medical and surgical instruction,  UNESCO says. Although black and white TV is still best known  to the consumer, the manufacture of equipment for colorcasts is  going ahead, as can be seen from the above workers who are assembling color television cameras in an RCA plant hi the United States,  bread boards and other work  were in the making. Mr. Russell  finds no difficulty in keeping  the   jboy| busy  there.   In   the  For the past four and a half  years, she had lived .with her  son Frar-ik in Duncan. She is  survived   by   two  sons,   Frank,  needlework department, the  of Duncan, and Robert, of Van-  girls,  under the supervision  of couver.  Down the Alley...  GIBSONS    MIXED    BOWLING  ���Stars to J. Mainil 277, D.  Malmas  260  and R.   Gray 254.  H. Thorburn 613. A. Drummond 224. R. Gray 686. J.  Mainil 277.  rGraysons 2746. Danoloji's  28 pts.  ODDFELLOWS'  MAY  SPONSOR    STUDENT'S    TRIP  Joint sponsors of a boy or girl  from Gibsons to the Oddfellow-  Rebekah U.N. Pilgrimage is one  goal of the new 'Sunshine Coast'  Lodge.  Each year six or seven hundred picked High School students make the tour to New  York and the U.N.' /  m  -r��v.-:<w;.  '������M  y0$%&  ��� Vs-X  ".!_���.  w<4opments in  inOVlng r I �� chemical plan*  ��� -.    ne" &C new ptoJucts . ��� ���  aus,"CS ' Y from f��"<= fotnS  flSh from e  ���-   mote people enP   *  the w��^d  o rVie land* .  Act��SS ahead, ^d in  mm&  rhythm of the  the hammer  are marching  to  the  ,   rhe drill,  motor, trie  dthemachme  ore   dep'  VaSt   VWLL      ital uranium m  benenc ^ he most  is the story of Canau .       _^  exciting story  t0dayl      l917  the Baok oC  ^"lllls moved aheaa-th  Labrador . ��� - ^ ^ WeSt  &xus;y&  the Bast and in v^ ...  ne^'ptospectinfc 1 ^ floodiog  f^inesanatheP^  from tn-  Unes to carry it ��� ���  clous  metals . ���  .rials' m  more pre"  mountain-  Mootreai.-- lkoflife  C-acU^-^-^ustrlesW  . . ��� with great ^ ^^  private citizens--mell  ers, ^^"Xnts, manure-  with mercnan^,  v/hile  of every  size and nature.  I^fs-:  ���r.>>  tf<  r*io  you  '��fAt  l*o  '&s  oe  Vh,  ?ss  JO 4? Million CAMO/AUS  you    ~Of60..  o***t  tf,  3f,  B  f'of  e*r  you*      " ��f A^ ���ruUr  ^o  of Montreal  & Sto,  oe_  *t  Pa i  tf,  ''t/>  "aO,  ^o  sc  VING  AHEAD   WITH   CANADIANS   IM   EVERY   WALK   OF   LIFE   SINCE   1817  SP-I16S  inn ��� mini e  6  h  Lie Coast i^few^     Thursday,   March   18,   1954  First Planned In 1931  The need for Fire Prevention > saw  fit to buy  in the  Village of Gibsons   was1 of canvas hose,  realised many years ago, but it  wias Mr. W.W.  Winn who first  laid the plans for a water supply  through the Village, with stand-  pipes at critical points along its  rotrte. This pipeline was started  about  1931,   and  by   1936  completed within   the   old  several lengths  G.R. Cooper, better known  as Dick in those days, built a  hose reel, and a cart to carry it.  Considerable interest was shown  about this time, and many a  good . practice was held, and  wasj some fires were put out. There  Vil-| was no great change to equip-  lage. During the laying^ of the! ment except for the addition of  mains,    the    stand-pipes    were'more two-inch canvas hose.  efected.|  Soon after the completion of  the water mains, certain citizens  got together and decided to form  alvolunteer Fire Fighting Group.  The Village Fathers of that day  During the war years, many  of the, younger men who had  shown an interest in fire^re-  vention were away, and the job  was carried on by those who  remained   in   Gibsons.    During  .Tenders are invited for-the purchase and removal of  the old school building: at the foot of the playground  Sit the Gibsons Landing- Elementary School.  Tenders, marked "Removal Old Building", will be re-  .ceived at the School Board Office until 6:00 p.m. on  Saturday April 10th, 1954.  The highest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted.  The Board of School Trustees,  School District No. 46. (Sechelt).  this period, an Air, Raid Precaution group was formed in the  Gibsons area. This group was  given a four-cylinder fire pump  snd several hundred feet of  rubber-lined hose (one and one-  half inch). They- were also issued  helmets, gas masks' and coats.  Fortunately this equipment was  never needed for the purpose  for which it was originally  supplied.  After the war, renewed interest  was taken in fire-prevention.  The Village Clerk, on instructions from the Commission, was  able to obtain the A.R.P. equipment for local fire prevention.  (Some   time   passed,   and  the  another year to make the hall  habitable, but still far from  complete.  The boys were very fortunate  at this time, in having a colored  film showing the different stages  of construction, recorded by one  of our Honorary members, Dr.  Hugh Inglis. In the years to  come, this will be a very interesting documentary of progress.  All during this time, meetings  were held at the Gibsons Building Supply and in private homes.  On January 11th, 1951, the first  meeting was held in the, new  Fire Hall. The purchase of a  new truck was discussed, and a  committee was formed to  look  engine had not been put to use,1 into the matter. After speedy  due to some mechanical diffi-j action by this Committee and  culty. Several mechanics worked the co-operation of the Village  on  the engine,  but it was  not; Commission, a truck was driven.  until a complete cleanout of the j jnto the Hall early in February,  motor and gas lines that it; 0n arrival, this was but a bare  finally   became    a    dependable, skeleton  unit.  of  a  truck.   With   the  concerted efforts of the Firemen  Meantime, .the old hose line, working three nights a week,  reel was pulled by hand, or put, ^^ truck made its first appear.  onto a truck, and connected to i ance on ]yray 24th, 1951, as  the various hydrants, when 'a. Gibsons' first Mobile Fire Fighting Apparatus. The ensueing  period was taken up by the slow  work "of  completing the  truck  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  fire alarm was turned in. '  ���������r-:Along about,. 1946, the newly  formed Ratepayers Association  took; an: active interest in the  fire-prevention, and with the  help of the younger men of the  community, sponsored a new  wave of enthusiasm in that line.  Any of the small groups that  had worked on the Fire Brigades  up until this time, had done so  with a minimum of equipment,  and much time and some private  money was used to keep what  equipment there was in repair.  The Ratepayers' Association  undertook to raise money for  the improvement of the equipment, and with the help of the  small fire brigade, of the time,  consisting of Eric Inglis, Cliff  Leach, Dick Fitchett, Art Hull.  Ben Knight, Cliff Gibson and  Jim Drummond, put on the first  Firemen's Ball. They received  enthusiastic support from the  community.  ���  The Ratepayers used some of  and hall, ^and learning to handle  the newly acquired equipment.  About this time, there was a  small boy drowned in the Village, and the need was felt for  emergency first aid equipment.  As one of the members was a  fully qualified first aid man, the  Firemen offered their services  as a fund raising agency, and  donated the first $25.00 to get  the ball, rolling.  As a result of the generous  response from the public, this  effort snowballed to great  heights, thereby enabling .the;  purchase of the best- available  inhalator, and other Life Saving  equipment. Shortly after that,  the word "Brigade" was dropped, in favor of Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department.  Last  yeter,   in  the  Fire Hall,  water was laid on, and a  sink  the funds raised from this dance j installed, along with the siding  to put in the road that connects, and gutter. This year, it is hoped  the Sechelt Highway with the that they dan complete the out-  road in front of the Building; side work, with a few small jobs  Supply yard, thus giving access j waiting to be done inside.  to that part of the Village from  where the equipment was stored  in the old VON garage.  Within the ranks of the Ratepayers,    there   was   much    dis-  Upstairs, the. recreation room  is complete with ping-pong  table.  \The   Firemen   feel   they   will  now   be   able   to   spend   much  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays   & -Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays  &  Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Box 22 Phone 44  ���      GIBSONS      ���  rlFT  STORE  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Misrcllanpous  Gift*  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons,  B. C.  Headquarters   for   Wool,  eussion"as  to the best location ' hiore time on the science of Fire  Figging t.b<anr has been possible  BLASTING  BLASTING  ROCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also   Road  Work  Fully Licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK* CAMPBELL  5308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser  3831  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing - Grading -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing  Teeth !  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone   GIBSONS    86  CLEANERS    -  ",-('':���;.";  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television!  ELt)RIST  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING.  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING.  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 3:  JOB PRINTING  -COAST NEWS  Letter lieads. Statements  tickets. Cards  Neat* Individual Styling.  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy   Guaranteed   Work  New and Used Radios  ROTO-WORK  Flowers for all occasions.  We are agents for large  Vancouver florists.  Fast service for weddings  and funerals.  JACK MAYNE  tfhone Sechelt 24 or write  GARDEN   WORK  EASY   With  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations: J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John  Little,   83   M  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines   '  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  Ranges, All Types  Beds  ��� Tables  ���  Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  '   Serviced Now  0 & S SALES & SERVICE  -;Phone\30S Sechelt  for a fire hall, but no decision  was made. The Fire Brigade was ; jn the past  anrcioui; that the interest be kept1  rlive,   so   prevailed   upon   the  Village Commission to allow the  erection   of   a   firehall   on   its  present site.  Dick Fitchett, Eric Inglis and  Cliff Leach attended several  Commission, meetings and presented a plan drawn up by Dick,  and aggreed upon by the rest  of the Fire Brigade, to them.  They agreed to help in its construction. This plan, quite, a  pretentious affair, was to be  large enough to house two full-  sized fire trucks, and to have,  a recreation room in the upper  part where the firemen could  have.their own club. It had been  pointed out to the small group  at that time, that, ini order to  create and hold interest in volunteer fire-fighting, it was  necessary to have a social side,  as well as tlie work.  With  the prospect of a good  f irehair and good equipment in  sight,  interest again  developed,,  and work was started on the new  site.  Mr.   Ritchey was approached  to excavate this area, at a very  reasonable   cost,   but   owing   to  the   difficult  condition  of   the!  ground, he was forced to aban*  don the project,  so. the men of  the   B'rigade   had   to   resort * to  shovels,    and    a    horse-drawn  scoop, powered by an ingeneous,  merthod   of   ropes  arid   pulleys*  and a truck furnished by one of  ���the   members.   Due   to   the  advanced season, and to soil conditions,   this work took almost  a year to complete. The Brigade  members turned out two evenings a week,' iand every Sunday.  Along with their work, and considerable-outside  help,  it took  They would like to emphasize  that from the beginning of the  excavation to the present time,  not one cent of the tax-payers'  money h,?s been spent for labour  on the hall, or for the truck.  Work is- usually done from  7.30 p.:m. until 9.00 or 9:30, at  which ttime everyone moves upstairs. Should there mot be meeting called for first aid, or a  lecture on fire-fighting, everyone makes a mad rush for the  Ping-pong table.  There are two tilings that the  Fire Boys would greatry appreciate. One of them is a practise  lot,  where fires could  be built  for. the   dehohstration   of   fire44  fighting methods. Another is the;  y^ise of  any  old building which J  H?as seen its day, for the practical application of their studies!  Traffiin  icip  i  The first Municipal Institute  to be held in British Columbia  ���will take place this year in tlie  Law Building, University of  British Columbia June 2nd to  June 5th. j  The   Institute,   organized  by.  the UBC School of Commerce at'  the request of the Department!  of   Municipal  Affairs,  will   bei  attended   by  some   60   persons-  holding municipal  office'.  throughout    the    province     or.  working in tlie  Department  of j  Municipal Affairs. It is part of i  an Extension   Course  in  Municipal Administration carried on!  throughout   the   year   by   the  School of Commerce iand leading,  to  junior  and  senior   diplomas  in Municipal Administration.  Students who attend the Institute) at UBC will take lectures  in accounting, administration! ^  and municipal law work two  days and write examinations on  the years work on the following"  two days.  Use The Coast News Classified  EASTER  ..".," is  COMING!  We Hav�� A Fine Display  of Easter Confections and  Novelties, Bunnies, etc.  Give Our  FROZEN FOODS  A Try.  We Have A Complete Line  Our Spring Supply  Of  MARINE and HOUSE  PAINTS  Is Good.    New Colors.  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone 116  PENDER   HARBOUR  For as long as there is human  suffering then there is need of  the Red Cross. You know tho  need, and how great it is. Please  help generously���the work of  mercy never ends.  $5,422,850  is needed this year  Rev. F. Bushfield  or Phone 84 J  Campaign Mgr.  New Spring Styles New In!  Lovely  Fresh   NYLON   Dresses  Shortie  Coats ��� Tailored  Suits  The Toggery  Phone 56  Sechelt  ���:  VARIETY NIGHT*  Elphinstone Pupils  Present  A   VARIED   PROGRAMME    OF  Gym   Work,   Music,  urama  March 26th    8:00 p.m,  HIGH  SCHOOL  GYM  .  Adults 50^ Students 25^  I  w  n  TheTsof Better living  KROMHOFF R.O.P. SIRED  BABY CHICKS. From our ex-1  elusive chick hatchery ��� all  popular breeds and crosses.  Started pullets all ages. WRITE  TO-DAY FOR PRICES. Krorn-  hoff Chick Hatcheries, R.R;r Na  5,%New Westminster, B.C.  EASY  OPERATION  The combination of men, machines  and material is constantly making its  beneficial effect felt in 27 Commission  Power Districts throughout B:C. as  this utility continues its assigned task  of improving the availability and  supply of electricity.  J*.  POWER means PROGRESS  PC-12-53  POWER COMMISSION  .^--���y nTr'^lTlrnrrr"''"^^^^^^'''^^������" ^-^^.^~...���  arge Scale  Potato Fannin  Uses Big EquI  acres, will be harvested in the  first fortnight in June. "It  should produce a crop of '400  tons,"   predicted   George   Speti-1 rich delta rolling land.  Thursday,   March   18,   1954    Hie Coast News  on about  thirty  acres   of their  i  The  three  Planting    of    Canada's  potato  crop  has  started  1954  -  on1  tore. The seed, of the Warba: XIie mfee croPs 0n separate  variety, is produced by the! acrea^e makes, the Spetifores  Spetifores themselves. "We plant one of BC'S biggest potato  whole seed to avoid rot," he farmers, as well as one of the  added. | earliest.  It will be potatoes like these'     Key to successful potato grow-  I _^$��fsrsg Repairs  | Prompt Attention  j| WORK    GUARANTEED  4 Box 10, Coast. News  If rthe boys of the Barbershop time, they'd pobably never make  Quartet ��� the singing foursome it. However, the same spirit of  of CBC's Leicester Square to iteasmw&sk they ohow here is  Broadway show, from _ Vancou- true of their harmonizing, and  ver ��� really used this 1904 the result is a fine blending of  Cadillac to get them ito their voices to bring listeners hit  Tuesday    night   broadcasts    on tunes of the gay nineties.  Selma News  Local Students  Attend Conferencs  n  by ��. Nestman  Bill Dingle suffering from a    danced by the Student Coun-  painfulblo^ on the head, when  c11    of   the    Elphinstone    High!  htf��- dirfr..'t. ���h���* -PflCf Pnon^n,,^ School,   in   Gibsons,   two   delegates, Beverly Kane and Peter  Slinm .have gone to the Confer-'  ehce   at   University  of   British--  the farm of Sam Spetifore and! which will find -theirway into ' ta�� ?n *his large scalf ^ equip-  his   three   sons,   in   the  Fraser i "the  pre-testing   laboratories   of ^-_They *re on_e of ^Y two  River   Delta   region    south    of B-C. Coast Marketing Board in  Vancouver. ' j Yancouver   for Ahis   summer's  The Spetifores began seeding grocery shelves,  their earlies February 28th, on' RiSht now, the Board is pro-  their 1,000 acre farm near Boun- cessing a high volume of the  dary Bay, thus maintaining their current potato crop in its Van-  perennial record as one of the couver plant, marketing it be-  first major potato-planters in fore the spring crop comes in..  Canada every year. i . ��� "A   comparison,  of  our  sales j^f??'     Whe" f��u   considf ���  This first crop, seeded on 75  with last year will indicate just  that.f teke* ?njr three men to;       how busy we are," Ed Gilmore run2t ~ and jt does the work ltj  f ~ ] manager   of  the Board'  selling  used to. take 20 men to do."  told  KROMHOFF POULTS FOR  54. Western Canada's Largest  Exclusive  poult (producers   ���  farmers in the region who own  and operate an English planter  which combines four operations  in one. It drills the trench, ap-  pljiep  the   fertilizer,   drops   the  seed,  then covers it. j Farms  Ltd.,   R.R  "You can get an idea of what  Westminster, B.C.  it  means  to   us,"   says   George  when  WRITE TO-DAY  for  catalogue  and   prices.   Kromhoff   Turkey  No.   5,   New  Sechelt  agency,     told    Ladner    district  growers who visited the Speti-'  i fore   farm    to    watch    seeding    f**% I    I   j\   1  ��� i begin.   "This  February,   we re-   V��* KmJJ J?\ L__��  District corded total sales of 40,000 100- j  By ARIES  The    Sechelt     and  women joined   in the Women's pound sacks of potatoes, against  "World Day  of prayer" which'; 28,000 in February 1952."  was held this year at St. John's *     Two more potato crops will be j  United Church at Wilson Creek. | seeded   by   the   Spetifores   this'  There     was    .a    representative spring. During the last week in  gathering.'  The   ceremony  was' March, they'll seed 20 acres of  opened  by the Leader Mrs.' A.' second earlies of the White Rose  T  he didn't move fast enough out  of the way of a small sapling.  Outside of a small cut, and a big  headache, he wdll.be ok.  Wes Jonasori, of Ithe same  camp, received a cut yunder his  eye from a smalltree'limb, and  then to top it Off; Bill Woods,  not wanting to toe left out, to  complete the day(, also came in  for a minor blow. All doing well.  Pretty slippery in. the woods  right now, and no fun (trying to  work.,  Mrs. Waddell away in the big  city, coming home at the week  ends. ���..,..  Mr. Snodgrass getting around  very well after that eye operation, doing very well.  New neighbors down from the  Cariboo, in ;.the Ky'noch residence.  We definately have a shortage  of rooms in Selma, the odd man  roaming around here is hard  pressed to find, a room, wonder  what we can do about it? rather  a sad anomaly, when we are  seeking the tourist trade for the  area. Any one got any suggestions? -,.----     ;,..^,.......  Selma Park are planning to  have   a   softball   team   in   the  Columbia.  The purpose of the conference  is to show prospective students  what Educational and Vocational  opportunities the University  offers, and to acquaint the prospective student with the financial obligations he will assume",  ���at U.B.C, and what its financial  sources are. It also helps all  students 'to re'al'ize the extent  of the relationship that exists  between the Uuiversity and the  Province of. British Columbia.  Bev. and Peter are two of the'  175 studentsv from all over. the  Province,   and    one   from   the  MacRae. Mrs. E.L. Hebden^-Tay-  ' lor, wife of the.Rev. Hefcden-  Taylor of the Yukon gave the  asdress. Mrs. H Lucken and Mrs.'  H. Stockwell sang a duet, bringing to a close a meeting of rejoicing and thankfulness.  Linda Gail were the names  chosen for the infant daughter  of Mr. and Mrs. H. Pearson,  christend i St. Hilda's Church  last Sunday. Reverend H.U.  Oswald officiated. Godparents  were Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Cowan  of Vancouver. An informal tea  was held at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Pearson after the ceremony for relations of the family.  We wish Mrs. Martha Froom  "Many Happy Returns"- of her  bidthday. A real old timer Mrs.  P'room,' still   going   strong   and  variety. I  ' Then about the middle of April, \  their late crop will go in. This  time they'll seed Netted  Gems'  Yukon,  who  are  in  attendance  .this   year,   the   seventh   annual very active   May you see many  conference:       ��� more blrthdays.  Sorry to hear Mrs.   S.  Dawe.  has to go to Hospital again. Mrs,.  Dawe has suffered'from a fractured    ankle    which    has    not  healed as it should, so now has  to be re-set.  Hope it wonT be  j lonig before we see 'Mrs. Dawe  The^ Board of Directors have  out and around again,  decided to decentralise the Polioy  'Grades'five' and Six of Sechelt  Care   work"   from   one   central .elementary   school   entertained  committee to facilitate ithds phase . hi honor of Mr. Harold Roberts,  Polio Care Work  Gets New Committee  Pender  Harbour  league,   any retired big league: of the B.C. Polio Fund's work,    i wh0 is training the class in sing-  players in   the  area  would   be<      Committees   to   deal  directly j,ng. A grand time was had by  welcomed by the team, they cam  use them. -See Chick Moorehouse.  Mrs.  Batchelor's  daughter  is  up  visiting-for  a  short  while,  Glady    Batchelor    dashing    up  from the big city, a very busy  > little woman.  Another little pup bit the dust  around here last week. Our  stretch   of   highway   here   be-  wi'fch patients will be set up in all, especially Mr. Roberts, who  various sections of the Province received many tokens of the  as follows: 1.. Metropolitan esteem of the children.  Vancouver (already operating,) De Pencier Evening Circle of  2. Fraser Valley (first meeting st. Hilda's Church met at the  March 12th,) 3. Qkanagan - .home of Mrs. F. Mills. They also  Mainline (first meeting held held a kitchen shower in aid of  November 1953,) 4. Vancouver the Parish Hall. Many nice and  Island,  5. The Koofcenays. j useful!   articles,  were  refceive'd.  Jim    Lamb,    President,    has   Nme   members    were   present,  appointed   a    Provincial   Polio. Mrs. J. Toynbee presided at the  coming quite a speedway. So far  Oare  Committee headed  by R.  meeting,  the small  fry  have been  very j Bruce   Grey,   to   supervise   and  iorftiinate, lets hope we stay that; advise   the  various   committees  lucky  iand   hope  the   motorists  outlined above. v  Will also stay lucky. j ������'-- ���   They tell me Jimmy Sinclair j patch, and just shudder when  M.P., will be in Sechelt around; I think of the blackberry roots,  ���March 24th,. to give a report to and old grass that has to eome  ithe folks about what is going  on in Ottawa. Should be an in-  Mrs. E.L. Hebdom-Taylqr was  a guest at the Regular meeting  of the St. Hilda's Guild. The  members were very interested  in  hearing of the work of the  ��� By SAKAL  A "Welcome Home" party was  held in the Community Club on  March 3rd, honoring Mr. and  Mrs. Derald Harris, who were  married in Nanaimo on February 19th.  The   newlyi-weds,. who   will  make  their home at Kleindale,  are  both   well-known   here,   as  they werePboth born here, and I  ' received their- schooling in local  . institutons of leaning;  ,     A  f(jvely   decorated jBride's  .Cake centered the  refreshment  .table,     with    snow-drops    and  ^primroses making a pretty cent-  .erpiece of. the arrangement.  The couple received, many  lovely gifts, and on behalf of  . tlie guests1, Mr. Jim Cameron  wished them every happiness,  and'"hoped that their new life  would be a long one, holding  nothing but the best. '  .The evening was then spent iii  dancing, by courtesy' of Captain '  W.Kent.  Captain W. Kent went to Van-  i couver last week to purchase  new equipment for his movie  machinery, which certainly has  improved the quality of the  pictures  immensely.  Bill   has   been   taking   some  kidding. He hasn't been to the  Big  City   since   1949,. but  Bill  says it hasn't changed a great 1  deal.  Bill has also ordered a new  "Beaded" screen, which he says  will still further improve the  pictures. j  Mrs.  M.  Warnock  is  visiting'.  St. <. Phillip's Mission  at Teslin,1 friends in Victoria at present.  Yukon,    where    the    Reverend  terestinig meeting, seeing that he  bias recently returned from a  round the world trip. It is always a treat to listen to Jimmy.  Suggefeti -the folk^fget around,  that night, know that you will  cpessd^ari Mterestfng evening.-  . ; Rash of ^olos arourid the area,  due tbi'*the chai^eab^ .the plants  in, j  but no&ir^-tstenous.  Ifs   been '--* i-:--- -*���- =-������    ��-_^i-=~-  a long winter, but a few sunny  days will make us all feel good  again*. Some of our more ardent  gardeners have talready got seed��  in wijfeh I had some of their  ambition. I look qui at my weed  out, for they 'are choking my Hebdon-Taylor is stationed. The  poor plant to death. Oh well, members. promised to. send a  will wait for that sunshine, and a parcel at least once a year, of  then hope I've got some am- clothes, bedding, toys or books  bition. .I'm always late, but and other articles which will be  somehow I get there, and ftie very welcome in the far north,  flowers   do   bloom   eventually.   "Teslin", jwe ' ai-e  told,' means.  That's tall th,at maytterB I^guess,    I'm i^rtiat you'd call ia^lazy gardener, ,hothing -. pirthodox ,*iboTuti  '' and ils an1 Indian^  The ^Missiorii serves  "Long  Word.  large Indian  territory. -���������.  ^ Lucky winners  at the Wed-  and trust, ito ^royidence. Some^v -^day ^XSm^mem^t^  how it works. Maybe they come Godwin   Mike   Paul   and" Bill  up   in  self   defence,   but   they  Lorraaua  do some up.  Don Caldwell and family are  back from their sojourn in  California.  mtmf*  ii  POLAR" Wools In  4 Ply Anti-Shrink Knitting Yarns Fof  HEAVY "INDIAN"-SWEATERS.  Patterns and Needles.  NEW  SPRING  DRESSES  SHORT1E COATS ��� CORD JACKETS  Phone "29 J  Shoppe  Sechejt  MARCH 24TH  8:00 PM.  LEGION HALL, SECHELT  The Hon. lair es Ssndair  START RIGHT IN  1954  Check   With   HASSAN'S  For  Genera! Supplies  Coast News  GROCERIES  CLOTHING   '  FOOTWEAR  MARINE   SUPPLIES  HASSAN'S' Store  Phons   11-U  PENDSR   HARBOUR  ANOTHER  ACHIEVEMENT  OF  MELCHERS  DISTILLERIES-  LIMITED.  DISTILLERS OF  ARISTOCRAT  REAL RYE WHISKY  8 YEARS OLD  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  mffitfr  (jjjfere^isl tfletiuth ��ifeout the new Hospital Insurance  Hie tacts!  +.-     ^^jMf^^Hcy^^I^^n that people in the low and  <PBH|_ll��^ili^��^i|��^^r^^ts-.^ylll get.full coverage without  4%oi^3ii|i]^i|^^i|^ "������'���.';���'������''���������'  "'���i.y{i$$^ The 2% is not new tax-  I  f-|>^'"-��*iip^|4(Bes_ t-^��jBJ'-rl3ag[|i premiums which will be  abolished.  Fis^'rjal^-experts estimate  that  a  family  ^^fciur e��r^^?(|��4p ||er month will actually pay  }^e^th^n,-0^^t^rl^0iiv^jSieY the increased sales tax,  THIsl��iSEii_NS AAT THE; GREAT MAJORITY  aw PEO&m<tNi$0m$H Columbia will pay  Remember, the sam�� \vid^ British Columbia Hos-  ,,pijfcal Insui-ance Service benefits remain���and you CAN  stii! claim your receipted hospital bill for income tax  i purposes.  A refund,of unearned premiums will be made as  soon as possible.  Do  Not Be  Misled !  Keeps You Informed  British Columbia Social  Credit Le&QU��.  :--i 8  The   Coast  News     Thursday,   March   18,   1954  ranny m\  Celebrates Her  Ninetieth Birthday  Ov;elr fjtfty friends attended  open house,at Grannie McEwens  on Saturday March 13th. The  occasion being Grannys's Nine-  tierth birthday.  Granny, looking as radiant.  as ever, and wearing a corsage  of carnations and baby hyacinth  welcomed the guests.  A large bowl of spring blossoms ��� a gift of the grand  children in Blairemore, Alberta,  centred the lace covered table  on which the many gifts were  displayed.  Among the gifts were two  beautifully decorated birthday  cakes, one being from the grandson and wife ini New Westminster. The other from a friend in  Coleman Alberta. This had the  inscription in icing "90 years".  and actually had the ninety  candles artistically arranged on  it���a sight rarely seeni.  The room was bright with  floral gifts, and among the many  letters of congratulations and  good wishes, was one from Rev.  Harry Watts now of Montreal,  but formerly of Gibsons.  A rather unique gift was made  by the Brownies. This was a  . large sprig of alder bough, complete with its natural cat-kins,  to this the Brownies had added  colorfull paper blossoms, each  fclossom inscribed with a Brownie's name.  The toast to Granny was proposed by Mrs. Bradford, after  which, refreshments were  served.  Out of town guests included  Granny's   two   daughters;   Mrs.  Ruiby   Gilnarv   Blairemore,   Alberta,   and   Mrs.   Dbri��   Bainjs,  Souris, Manitoba, also the grandson   and   wife,   Mr.   and   Mrs.  Sandy   McEwen   and  their   son  from New Westminster, Mr. and  Mrs. Minunzie of New Westmin-i  ster, Reg French, grandson from j  Vancouver,    and     Mrs.    Frank;  Grant of Vancouver. j  Granny McEwen has lived  many years in Gibsons, and with  her sunny disposition, her enthusiasm, and her love of life,  has endeared herself to young  and old alike.  The   entire   community   join  in   wishing Granny  health  and  happiness for many more years  to come.  Sechelt Briefs  This   Also  Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  For the convenience of Imperial Oil Users, J. Allen and W.  Earter have arranged for their  customers to be able to pay  their Oil accounts -ait the Totem  Realty Office.  On Thursday/March 11th, the  Kinsmen held their Executive  Meeting at their Club House.  Before the meeting they all got  togther with saws and hammers,  and had quite a good work party  going.  Last Friday, Mrrch 12th, the  Social Credit held a Crib and  Whist Drive at the School Hall.  Winners at Crib were C. Cham-  berlin and Mr. Carol. Whist  winners were Mr. Kewston and  Mrs. Forbes. The next whist and  Cribbage games will be held on  March 26th.  George Hunter reports., that  the Kinsmen's Polio Fund Drive  has   come   to   a  close,   aiid the.  her return from Montreal, she  was delayed in Winnipeg by an  attack of Phlebitis, She was  h_:plt.-ii:z-d 'J.:re fcr treatment,  and in Vancouver remained for  a week before returning to  Gower.  JACKIE RAE  Guides and Brownies Cookie  'Week will be early in April.  Look for the young sales ladies  coming for your orders soon.! Drive netted $728.17. The Kin  The funds raised in this, way go! men thank you all.  to help the general Girl Guides j Last week, Harry Doren, Tern  and Brownie funds, and you do, Davey and Bob Smith escaped  get value received in more ways getting seriously hurt in an  than one, by remembering to accent. The air brakes on a  order plenty of cookies. I truck in. which they were pas-  Sechelt    folks    enjoyed    the  sengers  gave out coming down  Back-to-School night at Gibsons   the Sechelt Highway near Lou-  very much.  The Rod and Gun Club Execu-  Reid's place.  Bob  Smith bailed  out as Harry made the turn. The  Pender  Harbour  tive meeting was held last week | load of iogs>  truck and trailer  overturned.   ,Both    men -  were  shaken and bruised. Otherwise,  they were lucky  fellows.  Last week.nmsw  On   Saturday   night,   March  13th, it was reported that a fifteen or  sixteen  foot  boat, was  floating   bottom up  off   Gower  Point.   Cape  Lazzo  Radio   gave  the report. Hope no one was in  the boat.  Lr.st week we reported in  error on the new managment  staff of the Co-Op store. It  should have read: New Manager,  Jimmy Haining, with E'sie Du-  at Lou Fox's; home.  The . Eastern Star concert in  aid of the Cancer Fund will be  on April third, at 8:00 p.m., in  the Roberts Creek Community  Hall. The Choraliers are provi-  ��ding the evening's 'entertainment.  Mr. and Mrs. Nils Hanson of  Sechelt have welcomed a new  Son to their home. They have  as guests Mrs. A Prendergrast  and the two children.  Try The Coast News Classified:  Gibsons Public Library Association  Annual Meeting  United Church Hall ���-��� Thursday Evening  March 25th���8:00 p,.m,     v        \:: '.  All paid-up subscribers to "the'Library are entitled to  excercise: membership - rights,.,  ^  BOY SCOUTS NOTES  The    annual   report   of   Boy  ^'Produced by Jackie Rae" has  been the signature for many of  the CBC's shows. Best known  for the Wayne and Shuster  show, he also master-minds  many other mirth and melody  programs! Mr. Show-business . .  The 31 year old producer calls  ph a wealth Of experience; he  was on the stage at three and  h&s been in show business ever  since. Turning his spare time to  song-writing, Rae, with partner  Lou Snider, hit the. jackpot a  short time back with the popular ballad "Valley of the  Saint".  Police Court News  In MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  COURT  In Magistrate Johnston's Court  ALLEN & BARTER  IMPEB1U  ���SSO] IBAPERBAL   OIL   LIMITED  PRODUCTS  We suggest that you try our  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Ser vice.  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  .   Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Realty,  ,-  Scouts Association of B.C. shows < Pray  lending  a hand   tempora-  that organization to be in a very j rily.   Last week was  our  first   this past week,   it was shown  By SARAL  Sorry   to   report    that   Dan  Cameron   is hospitalized in  St.:  Maryis,   ps   is   Mrs.   Art  Joss.  C. Sandquist was transferred  from St. Mary's to Shaughnessy  Hospital. We wish a quick recovery to these good people.  L. Hambly is home again from  Shaughnessy, and reports feeling fine. Mrs. Newick still has  her arm in a sling. A broken  wrist was the result of a,fall.       j  P. Dubois' daughter Ramona,  with her family from Egmont  has been visiting her parents  over, the weekend. The Don  Camerons have Mrs. Don's sister and family as house guests,  out from the City.  Off   to   town   again   are  Jim  Cameron,   Royal  Murdoch   and  W. Hodson. pptprqom  Mr.  Laurie Saulinen   showed LES  ptlfcHbOW  movies   of   the   1952   Olympic   ON���- SICK LEAVE  healthy steadily growing con- attempt at writing in! the local  dition. The year 1911 showed paper, and as I have found from  a total membership, all classes, different*people, we made a few  in   B.C.   of   1092,   while   1953 . mistake^,   even   to  spelCfcig.   i'  shows 20,132.  There is no .finer outlet for  youthful energy than Scouting  In any of its 'classes. It builds  better bodies and minds.  Locally, Cub Master Fred  Stenner is very much in need  of capable assistants. His pack,  has grown until he now has 24  Cubs.  The need is for more volun-  would like to thank you all, if  nothing, .else, it shows we are  being read'.  Last Saturday, March 13th,  the Gibsons Branch, Canadian  Legion held a very successful  fjociaj.' Eventing- Everyone enjoyed the affair. Also enjoyed  was the big Duo-Therm Oil  Heater recently installed.  An  8  lb 8  oz daughter was  You owe it to yourself and to  the   rising   generation   !of   this  community   to   offer   your   ser^  vices.  You will be agreeably surprised  at the satisfaction, you' get from  your efforts in this direction.  Games,  and   of his trip to the  continent,   in  Ithe   Community  Hall  last   week.   This  showing  was greatly enjoyed by the local  folks. The silver collection was  very welcome to the. Club.  There will be 'a St. Patrick's  Dance on Friday,   March  19th,  in the Community Hall, with the  Port Mellon Orchestra. A good  turnout is hoped for.  A   succesful   card party   was  held "in the Legion Hall on Saturday evening last. All the different games were much enjoyed  by the players. The eqtaifort of  the hall was  improve<| by   the J  addition  of   the  kitchen*} range.  Good eats rounded out-.^a pleasant  evening.  ��� *?<��''*���  Prize  winners;: were:   Ladies ���  First: Mrs.  Je*n'nde *Rieter,  Sec.  Mrs.  Jim  Cameron.  Men  First:  Cliff Brown, Second Don Cany-  er.oh. .... . .,.,  Friday's evening of music and .  song   by   "tlie. Roberts    Creek.  String Orchestra ".'was'much en-;  joyed   by   the   audience.   Under.j  the., direction of Miss Maclntyre,  the Orchestra  played a  variety ,  of selections, from-popular melodies,  old time fiddle tunes,  tn \  light classical music. Mrs. Shaw I  and E'ric "Lindwall; pleased  the  crowd with their songs'. Pender  hopes  the  Orchestra  Will  come  back again. ,  teers as leaders, and it is urgent.  *>om on March 11th, to Mr. and  Mrs.   Samuel  Lamont,   in  Vancouver.   Mr.   Lamont^   'fqitonely  of Gibsons, is a son  of" Robert  Lamont.   Mother and  Daughter  both well.  Mrs. Anne Wilander claims to  be one of the two Old Timers  of Gibsons. She and Mr. 'Chuck'  Winegarden both arrived here in  1905.   Her   son   teaches   in  the  Sexsmith,  Alberta,  School, and  her daughter lives in Vancouver.  Mrs. Anna Wilander claims to  Mrs. Coleridge Up and About  again). She is new able to come  (in to the" Village, or putter abqut  ! the garden for short periods. On  Les Peterson, popular member  of the Elphin-tone High School  Staff, is away on two weeks'  sick leave. He is spending his  time in Vancouver General  Hospital, for treatment to his  spine. -  *-*v.  beyond doubt that even in the  bracket djf ��bi_<_h'ood, "Crime  Does Not Pay". One Juvenile,  caught while attempting to enter  the Picture Show premises by  way of the fire-escape, was  placed on probation in charge  of his parents for a period of  three months.   :  Other cases are pending completion.  Stephen Mack of Roberts Creek  was fined ten dollars and costs,  for being intoxicated in a public  place, to wit, Marine Drive, in  Gibsons.  Alexander Moffat of Sechelt  was fined $20.00 and costs for  driving without due care and  attention. His vehicle over-  tuajn^d onl Jthe Secheit-Fender  Harbour Highway, (doing considerable damage;. The driver  was alone in the car, and was  uninjured.  . Cliffod Oviatt of Gibsons was  fined the sum of $10.00 and costs  for failing to have the proper  carrier's license On his freight  vehicle.  Now Operating  Sawmill Near Hopkins Landing  ANNOUNCING A BETTER DEAL IN LUMBER:   ,  Mill Rough Grafle, Grade 2 and Better: $55.00 per M  A Good Utility Grade Shiplap, and 2x4: $25 arid $30 M  inTruckload Lots,.  Sawdust For Sale at Mill  OVIATT LUMBER CO.  Phone 93 J     (Evenings) .   Gibsons.  ;   >  Merchants' Night  -      AT    ���    ���������������-'  GIBSONS THEATRE  FRIDAY NIGHTS AT APPROX. 9:10 pirn.        ^  (Draw after News* second show)  Last Week Winners  Mrs. Thorn, won a. Ten Dollar Certificate on  John Wood Hardware and Appliances  Two Theatre Passes were won by G.W,. Brown  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.     Standard Motors No. 1-2-3  Graysons Ltd. John Wood Hardware & Appliances  Knowles Service Hardware Ltd.  Don't Forget JACKPOT NIGHT on WEDNESDAY.  Jackpot Draw Wednesday  Night,.  FERRY CAFE ��pen evenings  WEDNESDAY,        FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  Kl  Your Business  Remove Hazards To Health  It's the new  -SENOUR  WHlffi HOUSE PAINT  ;'s  _vTi_r:oscdpic laye*-��f "chalk" washes off  ' -'"M-i-cach ra&fall, carries all dirt and  '���states-with it;.. leaves surface sparkling  w,bite! Outlasts ordinaryjpaint by as much  as 3 years! GLve/'woodwork finest pps-  sibie ]frotectioji.  don't appreciate  garbage: on display  ..'i-i- ;  is  ' "i  Piles 0f Garbage Encourage  Rats,' Flies $nd other 'Disease; Bearers.* ��'v  vNfc  "7  UTIF  LUCKY  NUMBER  14248  WHITE;  FULL RANGE OF BEAUTIFUL COLORS  ...We dso have Mqrtjn.Senour 100% Pure Painfo in colors to  .tfieer every decorating: need, and ajeomplefd range of permanent deep-tone trim shades,      .!.  ,.t .     . ,��� .WEv At$Q HAVE THE KE^l PRODUCTS  'John Woiid ���  '"Your Home Owned Hardware''  Phone 32 Gibsons   .  y iitimiiig,ls.f:'.  Most Difficult In Summer* Fire; Season..  ���\��1  i Mi-  Keep  your Garbage Disdosal going .^OW^;$p .jthatttfie service wtll(b>V:i  available when most'urgently required. Yolr^rekeitt suppoit will taake -'��� *  weekly coHe��t*ons possible, through the summer months, when danger of  disease spreading; is'"greatest. -       \ ������ y ���. .Vy>.    ���}    v ^Vi ���'��� u- ..':,"'���' '���  MAKE, AND KEEP YOUR TOWN CLEAN'AND ATTRACfivE TO ALL  Special Rates for Welfare and Other Social Assistance Cases.  This Notice is approved by  Dr. Hugh Inglis, Health Officer  JR,C. RHODES,  Garbage Collector.  > .\"  \-m "

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