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 PROVINCIAL  Proviaaial Library,  Victoria, B. C��  Eighth Year of Publication  Vol. 3 -No. 18.  Thursday May 6,  1954  Published in  Gibsons; B.C^  (L*ditorial  Again, Too Little, Too Late  This time it's the whole Peninsula and adjacent Islands  that are in' danger of losing an immensely valuable, in fact,  indispensible service, through the lack of a little foresight,  and. through" taking too much for granted. The Ambulance  service, which can be credited with having saved the lives  of many of our citizens, is about to go by the board for lack  of financial support.  Be it clearly understood: Mr. Graham does not complain  that no one'pays for this service at all, or that he gets no  Governmental support. D.V.A, and tlie Department of Health  and Welfare, within their jurisdiction, do pay for services  rendered. That sometimes the pay is too small is admitted,  expenses being considered, but it does come in. These pay-  merits'are regulated to a minimum, and leave no allowance  for the Services rendered for which no payments' at all are  received.  Borderline, cases, to wit, services performed for persons  not under the care of some Governmental agencies, and yet  still human beings .requiring' care, are the ones that pile up  the deficiits. No service can exist for;long under the load  being carried bybitr Ambulance service.  Now a 'committee has been formed, following !the writing  of many letters by .many organizations, without even courtesy  replies. This committee must find a way out of the dilemma,  and find it quickly. The equipment has been listed for sale,  and onice sold, tlie Peninsula is without Ambulance service  Cannot this community raise enough to provide a basic  fund, which will'ensure ���'the' continued operation of Graham's  Ambulance? It serves everyone rich and poor, old and young.  For the "Have Nots" cannot the "Haves" provide a little?  Would, a Penmsular-wiid^e appeal raise the fifteen hundred  dollars necessary, in Humanity's name?  Ofbsons May Queen  eiiminan  leveal Talent  Miss Joyce Inglis has been  chosen to reign over Gibsons as  the 1954 May Queen. Her attendants will be her sister Myrriia  Inglis and Miss Onalee Oviatt.  Hill's Machine  si Man I Knew  by Ben Lang  One morning five years ago a man walked into my store. ���  He wafc.tall. broajd of shoulder, distinguished looking and he  wore a semi-homburg as no one else could wear one. With  a friendly grin he introduced himself: "I'm Ken Whitaker,  Ben; wondered if I could talk to you for a minute about your  freight problems?" That was how I first met Ken and at once  I knew he was a man I liked and from th'eni on Ken became  just a vital'part of all the activities of Sechelt and area, and  especially Village Centre.  Ken had something which manly of us try all our lives  ' ?|tqyy$eyj^qg^  noisy,  healthy laugh! Ken's laugh could be 'lieard through  several partitions in Village Centre and never failed to create  smiles and chuckles froim even the sternest within earshot.  Ken had. a keen sense of humor ��� so much so that a  great many of, his remarks went -unf-noticed.  Ken loved a prank; good,.clean, boyish funi ��� and more  often than not I was an accomplice ��� much to my own  enjoyment.  Behind all this there stood a man; a man who only those  who knew him well got to appreciate fully.  Ken was a man of great knowledge. A man who studied  and read widely. A man of ^varied talents and interests. He  would with equal ease, explain, the latest bill presented on  the floor of the legislature in Britain, the reason for the  failure in rubber crops, or why Sechelt was spelled Seechelt.  Kern had a helping hand for anyone and everyone in trouble.  The satisfaction: of someone saying "thanks, Ken" meant more  to this man than anything else. Could we not all reflect on  this to our really worthwhile benefit?  I have lost a true and respected friend. We have all lost  a citizen of Sechelt whose example of unselfishness and spirit  of goodwill, will always be in our minds to help us be worthwhile men, women, boys and girls.  To New Quarters  On May First, Hill.'s Machine  Shop officialiy moved to**5 new  quarters in the Chevron Station  on Marine Drive in Gibsons  formerly occupied by the Standard Station No. 3.  George Hill will operate an  Automotive and Marine Repair  business, as well as the Machine  Shop, and will handle Chevron  Products as well.  George advises that he will  have full Marine Service, with  M a'rine Ways and a Barge  Station.   ��� ...  Doug  Stewart,   who  with Murray King, in Standard  No. 3, will, be a member of the  new staff,   and  others  will be  added.  Chain saws and parts, and.  Marine Outboards will be handled in HilPs and George will  specialize in welding,  For several years, George  operated the Hill's Machine  Shop up the steep lane beside  the Bal Block. The new quarters  are roomier, and of amich easier  access to his customers. George  now hopes to be able to really  give the service his customers  need, and if which he and his  staff are capable..  Judges at the Gibsons Pre-  iminary Talent Night were  ^much impressed by the fine  Quality of the performances of  'the contestants on last Saturday  aright, and with the suitability  ���pf. the selections chosen.  r*>;���The evening proved a very  entertaining -and successful one,  ^fthr'���'&- good number of entries.  Master of ceremonies for the  evening was Mr. John Wood.  yf i&rsv A. Goostrey, PTA President welcomed the audience,  and spoke briefly and pleasantly  io the contestants. She moved  ;% vote of thanks to the com-  inittee, Mrs. R. Vernon, Mrs. T  Poole, and Mrs. W. Davis, who  jwere in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Webb and Mrs. J.  tissimam were the adjudicators,  With Mrs. Lissiman announcing  the winners and 'giving constructive criticism to each contestant.  'Winning contestants, who will  compete against winners from  Fender Harbour and Sechelt at  the finals, were:  Elementary School Choir, with  "Linden  Lea",   Piano   Solo,   10 j  years'an'd'under, Lyrn Vernon, j  >&���} o c u t i o n,   Linda  Goostrey.  Vocal Solo, 10 years and under,,  -penny- Lea   Davis.   Duet,. open,.  Barbara    Knowles    and     Dick  Vernon.  Piano  Solo, -11  to   14  years, Barbara Knowles. Vocal  Solo,   11   to   14   years,   Jean  Hague. Vocal Solo,  open, Ebb a  Kline.  .-> '���'.-..  Piano   .Accordian    Selection,  open, .Dave- Chippendale. Piano  Solo, Open, Joanna Ritchey.  Mrs.  Goos t'r e y   made   the  Sixteen members of the Sechelt Peninsula met at the home-  of Lock Knowles in Gibsons on Tuesday morning, May 4th��� to-  near the problems relating to the operations of an Ambulance  service, as presented by W. Graham. Lock Knowles was chairman,,  and D. Wortman secretary for the meeting.  Mr. Graham, who has been operating this service, in conjunction with his Funeral service, for the past several years ia  Gibsons, has notified the people of the area through the Press  and otherwise, ���that at the end of April, He would be forced to  close the service completely, because of financial conditions!  In making this statement, Mr. : ���   Graham emphasises that it is'Affairs had their ambulance/-  the Ambulance service which is I accourts Paid by the Depart-  operating   at   a   loss,   and   this iment The Department of Health  because of services performed  for persons who are financially  unable to pay for them, but who  are neither pensioners nor on  any   form  of social assistance,  and' Welfare paid the charges  for the patients under theirr  care.  "EVERYBODY'S   BUSINESS"'.  ��� This ambulance service is the?  nor wards of any, Government. business   of   everyone   or*,   the-  department. Peninsula, and not just that of 1"  Mr. Graham outlined the cost ���; Wally Graham, who feels: that';  of maintaining an ambulance he has devoted more than Hisi  service, on minimum rates such 'share of time, effort and money-;"  as he was charging. .      to it.  The cost is On�� Hundred ;��� To Mr. Macnicol's questiort  Dollars a Day. This is made up re: Workmen's Compensa*i_aj4.  of the following items: Keeping cases, Mr. Graham replied���-tfcswtf'.  the car in a warm, sanitary tlie employer is responsible for ���  place, and in condition, $15.00 the ambulance costs to hospital,.,  daily. Wages for operator, $2.00 ,as he is for.the first call o�� the^  an  hour,   and  attendant  $1.50 'doctor. ' \  per hour, on 24 hour call such       Dr.   McColl   stated  that  Mrs.  as  they   are  in  Gibsons,   total Graham had offered to do am-~  u-, ^b. Goos t'r e y made  worke<^^fentatibhs ������ of -the- Pirst: -and  Second Class certificates to the  winners of the various classes. .  An added attraction for the  evening was the presentation by  Miss Donald, guest artist and  talented pianist, of the three  Mazurkas from Chopin, which  the audience much enjoyed.  The final Talent Night will  be held in the Elphinstone High-  school Auditorihm on May 8th,  for which performance, the adjudicators will come from Vancouver.  $84.00 per day. Insurance $1.50  per day. Total $100.50.  He went on to dsscribe a  week's business, showing how  the deficit would mount up.  bulance work in emergencies:-  until some scheme cas foe-  worked out, but when a Doctor-  calls for an ambulance it IS ant;  emergency.  There could be no��  However, he statedly'-he him-1 differentiation, so that WaHy  self would be content, ii he w��uld find himself continuiag;;  could turn over the ambulance, to -operate at the same loss; He:  at one-naif its rated value, to described Mr. Graham as acting;  the . community, to work for in ^ field in' &��" same way ibe?  S200.00 a month as operator. General  Practitioner  in  Metis-  He explained that all patients  who came under the jurisdiction  of the Department of Veterans'  ���*(.  To Discuss  Local Affairs  Students  Hear Talk  Wise - Mosioner  Wed At Pender  On May 1st, a very pretty  wedding took place in St.  Mary's Chapel, when the Rev.  Canon Greene officiated at the  marriage of Miss Celina Mosion-  jer, of St. Mary's Staff to Mr.  Harry Wise of Pender Harbour.  The Bride was charmingly  gowned in White net and lace  over satin, with a tiny lace cap,  from which was draped a finger  length veil. She carried a bouquet of tiny red rose-buds and  stephanitis, with her white  Bride's prayer book.  Matron of Honor was Mrs.  Richard Wise, wearing gold net  and lace over satin, and Bridesmaid Bernice Hansen wore a  companion gown of blue. They  both carried carnations, and  .wore prettily contrasting corsages. The best man was Richard  Crummey, and Mr. Carl Brem-  mem gave the bride away.  At the reception afterwards  dn the Irvine's Landing Hall,  Col. E.S. Johnston gave the  toast to the Bride. For the time  being, Mrs. Wise will continue  at the Hospital.  Ritchey To  Debate  With Ratepayers  ' The Village council held its  regular meeting Tuesday May  the eigth in the Municipal Hall  with Chairman J. Drummond in  /the chair and Commissioners  Peterson, Ballentine, Ritchey  and secretary R. Burns ini attendance.  A letter from the local Firemen asking that the number of  insured men be raised from the  present eighteen to  twenty-two  was the topic for a lengthy discussion.   The  reason given  for  the request was that there were  usually a few members of the  brigade   absent   due   to   their  various occupations. The council  granted the coverage for twenty  men and ask that the" names of  the replacements be supplied to  the council.  ��� Commissioner Ritchey accepted the invitation to attend the  Ratepayers meeting on Thursday evening to take the affirmative stand in the debate on;  the subject  of "Should the In-  CHANGE   MAIL   SCHEDULE  ON  MAY  FOURTEENTH -  The new mail schedule effective the fourteenth of May  w)ill see the mail arriving at  8:40 a.m. and ready for distribution at 10:00 a.m.  The mail will close at 1:00  p.an. for departure at 2:00 p.m.  Owing to another mail survey  May ninth to May fifteenth, the  mail may be slightly delayed;  during this period.  be Increased"?  Standard Motors N. 3 applied  for a refun'd of their trade  license, but will be notified that  the village by-laws; do not  permit this.  Building permits were granted  for a home valued at $4,000.00,  and for a storage shed on the  MARDA WALKER  SECHELT MAY QUEEN  The  Children  of  the  Sechelt J ^      II   "i   j II   i'  Elementary School    voting  for j (Jj]   0(11160 NatlQllS  tlie May Queen, chose for this"!  honour Marda Walker, and her |    Y��ung    Highschool -Students!  attendants  will  be  Judy  Gray   asked   questions   about   the  and Lauretta Ladd.      '    , Uniteyd   Nations  and   World  Affairs. Two Highschool girls  faced them, with facts and  figures to prove their answers,  at the Elphinstone Highschool  Auditorium last Friday Afternoon.  Introduced by Mr. Newton*  Seacy, incoming Grandmaster of  the, -Independant Order of Oddfellows of B.C., Joy Elliott and  Aunna Leyland held the attention of the audience to the end  of their joint talk^on the I.O.O.  F. Pilgrimage to the United  Nations last year.' .  Mr. Steacy then announced  that the new "Sunshine Coast"  Lodge of the I.O.O.F., would,  sponsor a boy or girl 15 to 17  years of age, with one or more  years yet of Highschool, and  selected by open competition,  for the same month long Pilgrimage next year.  Teachers  expressed  their  en-  The meeting of the Gibsons  and District' Ratepayers Association to be held in the United  Churcs Hall, May 6th, will provide discussion on local affairs,  including a debate on the subject "Should the indemnities of  members of the village Com-  mision bs increased?''  The village commission has  been asked to send a representative to the meeting to take the  affirmative stand, and Mr. R.  Macnicol will speak in the  negative.  cine   acts,    and   wnth   genuine  sympathy and concern for the-  people,  who  are  for   the most  part    his     acquaintances    and;  friends.  He described mcidfints;,  cf which; he knew, were^ ainbu- ^  lance   services   had   been   provided   at  considerable   cost  to*  Mr.  Graham,  and no payments;  had been made. He went on ic*  rtate the service was as good as  caulj be found in any "city, and.  better than  in many.  The fees;  charged were  much lower.  He  emphasized   the   fact   that   the ���  Community     must     have    this-  service,   and   must maintain it-  in some manner.,.  To Mr. 'Oswald's question as-  to whether the Funeral Services,  and    the   Ambulance    services^  could be seperated, Mr. Graham*  SB id that they  could,  but that  ithe area required both.  I     One   vehicle   cannot be   used?  for  both,  bcause   of the  necessary;  sanitary  repuirements for- '  the   Ambulance.   He   described'  the   measures   taken   for   the.  patients'   safety,   the   washing,  sterilizing,  heating,  etc., of the  Other matters to come before  the meeting will be - Should j vehicle Tnd'th^equiim^ ^S  the    Pacific    stages ' meet    the \^e regular      rio^c heaith ^  Blacg Ball Ferrry at Horseshoe  aminations for both the operator-  Bay termmous, on the trips not !and the attendant.  covered by Sechelt Transporta-       Mr.   Macnicol  spoke  of the-  tion Company? and  should the   difficulty. ^ onJy one 0  Village    Commission    not   now   ized municipality on the Penan..  consider  making   pedestrian  paths or sidewalks, .particularly  sula, in obtaining grants which'  j might subsidize such a service.  property of C.   Smith.  It was announced that Chair-  .thusiasm for the plan which has  on the roads that are bemg nn- , He explaiJled ^at in a Munici-  proved   for   motor   traffic    this \     uty   such   as   Qm ^  m order to prevent accrfents to  ^   required   number   fer   ^  pedestrians and children. | provision of such care, they had'   ! no   legal  responsibility   to   pro���  jvide it.  It was his suggestion that the-  (Government be approached:  jwith a view to obtaining a  (grant in lieu of complete B.C,  The Soames Point Lawn Bowl-! Kcspital Service. He also sug-  ing Club held a meeting on g��st���d the formation) of a group  Wednesday, April 28th, at the or commit.tee to organize for ther  home of Mr.   and Mrs.  Bowling Clui  Elects Full Siate  man   J.   Drummond  would   officiate   at \tlie   crooning   ceremonies on May Day while Corn-  brought new interest and wider  vision in> so many areas. .  Mr.    Trueman,   Principal    of  missioner  Ritchey   will  be  the I Elphinstone   High   School,   said.  May Queen's escort.  that he  considers  some   of his  All council members will be: students will star in competition  iri the parade in a car driven | find the one selected will be a  by Commissionier Ballentine J Credit to the community, and  who will have the pleasure of j competent to  tell the story on  Election   of   officers  in the following- slate for 1954  President, .W. Gibb; Vice Pres  ident, W.F. Trant; Treasurer, T  Humphries, and Secretary, A  Eckford.  Trant   PUXTP0^ of subsidizing this serv���  resulted  ice' cornParing ** with the Sea  view Cemetery in finding how"  difficult it was to secure funds  for its operation.  INDUSTRIAL   HELP  Tony Gargrave MLA, sugges-  demnities of the Village Council | escorting the  Queen  to   lunch, 'his, or her, return.  Prospective members will be ; ted approaching the Govern-  cordially welcomed at the Green ; ment for help, as well as major-  on openingJDay, which has been | industrial concerns, such 'as  set for May 24th, at 2:30 p.m. j Howe Sound Pulp and Paper-  There will be spare bowls avail- iJvlajor Logging Companies, etc.*  able. Mr. Humphries cr Mr. ��� as well as individual's. He  Trant will be glad tc supply I thought that Mr. Graha^r hv&L  information     to    onyone    who J Continued on Page ?,  cares to call or phone them.       j (See Ambulance* wmtwmK*Bam*Bmtrm  3  The  Coast Now?  Thursday Mjy 6,  195-:  SMOKING   IN THE  SCHOOLS  May I take space to congratulate "Deserter" on his letter in  your last issue, re smoking in  the Schools. I know personally  several fine young men who  have graduated from High,  without benefit of smoking  lounges; who went there for an  education and seem to have  fulfilled that object; they are  a credit to their friends, parents  and the community. A letter  from a sensible young man like  4 'Deserter"' is welcome confirma^  tion that there are others.  I feel very strongly that Hygiene and  Health,   if it is  still  taught   in   the   schools,   should  provide  sufficient  reasons  for  banning  smoking  altogether  in  the  schools;   it  has   long   been  known   that  it   is   injurious  to  j minors and undeveloped young;.  people,  and. Science  at  present  Fire Season, so called because the warm dry weather is suggesting the possibility of  brings so many hazards of fire outdoors, is upon us. Grass, j j* ^"^e���8**1"613' harmful  underbrush and last fall's deposits of dry grass and leaves '  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  ', SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO  WORTMAN,  Editor  (Established 1945)  Published by Seehelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second  class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  Bates of Subscription: 12 mos. S2.00; 6 mos. S1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per ycwr.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  Cai  t  clonals  Play Safe, Avoid Sorrow  are already very inflammable. Gibsons Fire Department had !  As to a Lounge for the pur-  ...,,,,,,, . ..      ,.-   .       , i pose of encouraging such indul-  one call last week to attend-tor a clean-up fire thab got away, j gence among studentS} T-for one,  It always amazes us, when a winter of very heavy rain an>d   there   are   many   others,  and snow finally shows signs of departure, and right upon  its heels we have weather dry enough that grass and brush  fires can run, and so quickly ge*t out of control.  would object strenously, as contributing to^the delinquency of  minors and being harmful physi-  We urge everyone to exercise the "greatest care in making  those little fires ".iustfci to burn up the grass'' or "just to get  rid of that little pile of rubbish". Make sure that there is no  little trail of grass left from carrying bits of it to the fire.  Make sure that no errant breeze whips away a bit of burning  paper or cardboard-, or that no dry leaves or moss are left  smouldering, for a change of wind to whip up into devasita-  fting flame. .       ���,      -  Above all, we would like to urge all cleaner-uppers not to  leave bonfires in charge of children too young, or too irresponsible, to attend them properly.  Now is the beginning of the season, too. when a cigarette,  cigar, or pipe may readily set a small fire, which can grow  into a ravening monster, capable of'wiping out whole settlements. We have a beautiful country, and one able to produce  for man much wealth and comfort. Leit us try, right now, to  make sure that no fire rages across to wipe out homes and  livelihoods for anyone.  JUST A REMINDER.  MAY 9TH IS  You'll Find A Dainty Gift She'll Like At  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  Coming For One Night Only  TO THE  HIGH  SCHOOL  AUDITORIUM  The U.B.C. Players in  GEORGE   BERNARD   SHAW'S  "Major Barbara"  The Story of a Munition-Maker's Daughter  who joined the Salvation Army.  Thursday May 13th, at 8:00 p.m.  Admission     Adults $1.00 Students 5Q��  Merchants' Night  AT  GIBSONS THEATRE  FRIDAY NIGHTS AT APPROX, 9:10 p.m.  (Draw after News, second show)  Last Week Winners  .    Mr. Bill Docker won the $10.00 Gift Certificate  from Howe Sound Trading Ltd.  Mrs. Robertson won 2. Theatre Passes  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.     Standard Motors No. 1-2-3  Graysons Ltd. John Wood Hardware & Appliances  Knowles Service Hardware Ltd.  Don't Forget JACKPOT NIGHT on WEDNESDAY.  Jackpot  Draw Wednesday  Night,.  jcally and morally. Furthermore,  if school age young people are  already so addicted to smoking  that they cannot refrain for the,  few short hours of their lives  they spend in school, then they  are in bad shape and it doesn't  look well for their future.  Another matter should be  brought to these young people;  that is the fact that, in order to  expose them to certain information', intended to teach them to  reason, and to absorb facts necessary for the earning of a  living, and the development of  a mind���if any.  Tax Payers on this Peninsula  and elsewhere, contribute about  half   of   their   property   taxes;  Weather-wise  by R.F. Kennett .'  ''  Insofar as weather was con-;  cerned, April followed the trend  of March. Although precipitation was normal for April,  temperatures continued to the-  very cold side.. Needless to say,  this was the case over much of  the continent and not confined  to our locality.  Looking over the results, April  had 2.36 inches of rain, and one  lone snow flurry on the 28th  w[h|&eh surprised many of the!  Gibsonites, and rightly so, for  snow in April has occurred only  a few times in the last fifty  years. Temperatures recorded  were as follows. Maximum 56.2  degrees (24th), minimum 26.2  degrees (30th); mean average  temperature 42.4 degrees and  no less than 10 days had temperatures below the freezing  point. There were 13 days with  rain which was confined mostly  to the early part of April.  Looking into May records, it  is interesting to note temperatures rose sharply on May 2nd,  and therefore giving the hint  for our garden enthusiasts to  prepare. I think we can be verry  sure that warmer nights and  higher afternoon temperatures  ���are with us how.  many of these Tax Payers came  here to try to live on a deflated  Income   for   the  rest   of   their  days.   They   do   not   have,    in  many   cases,   the  luxeries   they  provide   for   the   schools   such  as running water, inside plumbing,    gymnasiums,    busses    to  ride in, sound roofs and heating.  I am sure that if the families  of  these young  people   had   to  (individually   pay  for   all  these  superlatives, they would at least  appreciate    them,    and   maybe  eliminate   them.    After   all,    a  sound   building,    and    a    good  teacher are all that is necessary  for the opportunity to study and  iearn.   Turning   School   into   a  Recreation centre is to do so at  the expense of Education.  I am much inclined at present,  to. a  resolution  to   abolish  the  schools as| such, and turn them  into homes for tired and penniless Tax-payers.  The thankless  recipients of too much too' often  could then wallow in ignorance  of things that really matter, anld  indulge  in  Smoking  and other  child_sh(?)    pleasures    now    in  vogue,  including  Comics, ��� radio  and television, until hunger set  in;   then   they   might   have   to  work for food and other benefits  and it would not hurt them at  all.  How about some more "Deserters" pulling up their socks and  acting like intelligent humans?  Many disillusioned arid disgusted older people would back you  up, and at least you would be  liked, which may not seem important now, but you'll find out  later on.  Roberts Creek.  Jerry Jervis,  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Union  GENERAL   STORE  Sechelt, B.C.  GROCERIES:  "ROWNTREES" Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolates  Boxed, $1.50 to $3.25  FOR MOTHER'S DAY  MEATS:     Saturday Only  BURNS "OXFORD" Sausage  per lb 38��  BURNS "COUNTRY   STYLE" Sausage   per lb 30#  BURNS "FARMER STYLE" Sausage ., per lb 36��  BURNS "BOLOGNA" .....'  per lb 30��  See The Board For Extra  Butcher's Specials.  DRYGOODS:  Mother's Day Suggestions  NYLONS,  LINGERIE,  HOUSE-FROCKS,  ETC.  Notice Of Schedule Change  LV.   GIBSONS  6:00 a.m.  8:40 am.  11:20 a.m.  2:00 p.m..  '4:40 p.m.  7:20 p.m.  10:00 p.m.  ADULTS $1.00 Each Way  $1.80 Return  Children 50c   Each Way  90c Return  EFFECTIVE  MAY  14,   1954  horseshoe: bay���gibsons  Round Trips Daily  LV.   HORSESHOE  BAY  7:20 a.m.  l*:00'a.m.  12:40 p.m.  3:20 p.m.  6:00. p.m.  8:40 p.m.  k. : ��� .     11:20 p.m.   <  (Daylight Saving Time  when ini effect)  Autos $3.00 One Way ��� Does Not Include Driver  60 Autos 600 Passengers.      Phone: Whytecliff 3581, 2342 or 4011.  Between  Friends.,.  START  SAVING  t��Wr*  FERRY CAFE OPEN evenings  WEDNESDAY,        FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  Follow the example of 80,000  other Canadians. Start saving the Investors Syndicate  way! Ask your Investors  Syndicate representative for  full details  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District  Manager  3780  Cambie St..       FA  1931, L  Vancouver, B.C.  CALL LONGDISTANCE  Most telephone calls are between friends . . . business friends  or those friendly in a social way. Sometimes business pressure  ... family duties . . . or personal occupations keep friends  apart but, even so, they seldom need lose touch with one  another. A long distance telephone call puts people as close  as a conversation over a cup of coffee. The telephone is there  when it is needed most and it is there, too, when all that's  wanted is to hear once more the voice of a relative or friend.  For business men it provides the means of talking over the  details and difficulties that crop up in the business world.  For them, the telephone is a friendly, essential link with  their associates.  BRITISH    COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE    COMPANY  Wm t  Optometrist  GIBSONS;  Phone Gibsons' 91  ."���������'��� Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to ��:0Q p.m.  ��� Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service ?  ;  Give Our  BLUEBACKS  Are Running ���  Sports Fishing Gear  In Good Supply  AT MURDOCH'S  :  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  fOBYOiGMWOFia  Apprentice Training  for a v  Bright Future  -Combine thorough trades training,  schooling, sound discipline, with  understanding of the spirit of  youth and you have the elements  ���of the Canadian Army's Soldier  Apprentice Plan-for young men of  16. The Soldier Apprentice training is designed to enable young  men to gain promotion to higher  ranks in the Army.  The: young men who are  accepted for Soldier Apprentice  training receive:  ��� thorough trades training in  one of 16 trades.  .���academic training ;��� comparable to that received in  secondary schools.  ��� the general military training  of the Canadian soldier.  Soldier Apprentices are eligible  for all Army benefits, including  30 days annual leave. They receive  half pay when 16 and on their 17th  birthday they receive full pay.  To be eligible, the young man  must be at least qualified for high  school entrance. He must have  attained his sixteenth but not his  seventeenth birthday.  Courses begin in September but  applications are now being received. Following interviews, the  applicants may be accepted after  June 1st and then sent home on  leave until courses commence in  the Fall.  To obtain an interesting booklet  and full information on the  Soldier Apprentice Plan, write,  phone or visit the Army Information Recruiting Centre nearest  your home.  Army Recruiting Centre,  547 Seymour St,  Vancouver, B.C.  large Srpwd fiij  Sechelt Taleiit %  A large Sechelt audiertee enjoyed the program provided by  iheehtran^s to 'the Talent Nigiit,  with' supporting numbers by  assiting artists.  "Although there were hot as  many entrants . as., on . former  occassipns, there ._. was a very  pleasant performance. -  Mrsr Alice French, a life  member of the PTA, gave the  ���address of welcome, in the" absence of the President, Mr. Oike.  Mr, O. Moscrip was Master of  Ceremonies.  The Sechelt Elementary School  Choir Ted the opening singing  of 'O Canada'.'They followed  this by their two, numbers.  'Dear Land of Home' and 'David  of Whiee Rock'.  Adjudicators for the evenig  were Fred Arndt, and Mrs. A.  Chiltern. Mr. Arndt gave a comprehensive outline of the various aspects of judging.  The following scores ��� were  awarded to the contestants:  Accordian Solo; Darlene Lay-,  cock, 74 points; Buster Salter,  55 points. Piano Solo. Anne  Lang 84, Sharon Stewart 78;  VocaL Duet, Dorothy Stockwell  and Evelyn Lucken, 64 points.  Vocal Solo, Ruth Lumsden 65  points, Marda Walker 64 points,  Vocal Solo, Roger Lucken 69,  Riciard  Gray 69.  Sechelt- Elementary School  Choir, conduted by Mr. Harry  Roberts, 85 points.  Artists who assisted, and who  rounded out a very entertaining  program were Mrs. Hilda Lee,  vocalist, Maurice Hemstreet,  Novelty music, and Reg Henton,  magician.  Mr. Moscrip thanked those  whose help made the event so  successful, including the Talent  Night committee^ Mr. Roberts,  . Mrs. Dorothy Smith . and Mr.  Leo Johnson. He complimented  them on a good job well done,  as well as those other dembers  of the PTA who had given their  assistance.  Safety Week  tarts I  Oth  Gower t  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  It's back.home again for Mrs.  A.B.B. Hill after a most interesting time v i s i t i n g old time  friends and former neighbors.  The weekly dance at Stron-  lochie was the usual happy and  energetic get together:  Mr. and Mrs. William Deane  of Gibsons visiting ^ the Jim  Beatons. Both looking very fit.  Also spending an afternoon with  tlie Beatons were the vitalic  Docherty sisters of Granthams.  Mr. Donald Gray and his  bride, Rosalie spending their  brief honeymoon at the William  Gray cottage.  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Aimquist  weekending with the Mitchell  Kings.  May Day coming in with a  gush of warm sunshine and fair  skies then back to clouds andi  cold breezes ��� holding back the  enthusiastic gardeners and the  eager bees. All in all a very  newsless week ��� apart from;  the ceaseless stream of cars  kicking up a dust on our dusty  highway.  Bedding Out Plants  *A**A.   --���-  Flowers and Vegetables  SEEDS  FERTILIZERS & INSECTICIDES  Start Your Garden Right With  Supplies From  sera  issss  Phone S7  Sechelt  Loggers and sawmill lockers  coming on; shift on the morning  of 'May;/10th will witness a  temple, yet significant, cere-'  mo'ny. A. white flag "bearing- a!  ! green cross and the words "No  j Accident. Campaign" will be  raised at ���mills and cam p.s  throughout coastal British Columbia. The camaign is called  Forest Products Safety Week.  For the next five days some  12,000 loggers and 20,000 mill  workers will strive to keep the  flag flying. This they will do by  observing all the rules of safe  working. If a compensible accident occurs the flag anust be  struck.  Inaugurated   in   1951   by   the  British Columbia Lumber- Manufacturers Association,  the  Workmen's   Compensation!  Board and the I.W. of A.,'Safety-i  Week spearheads the relentless)  fight against death and  in jury  in the camps  and mills which  participate in the campaign.  This year as in 1953, the campaign will be joined by the B.C.  Loggers Association, The Plywood Manufacturers Association  of B.C. and the Consolidated  Red Cedar Shingle Association!  Also participating will be the  Western Division < of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association. Thus all segments of the  forest industries will be trying  Sechel  Thursday May 6, 1954  The Coast News  3  By ABIES   .  Little Deatta Betle who .Jhas  been staying, with Mr: and-Mrs.  Hany Buss celebrated her nihth  binthday. with .a party for her  many sniall friends."���.���>. .    , , ..'  Sorry to"hear that Mrs- Mabel  MacFa'rlane fell and suffered a  bad leg injury. ,We hope- she  will be around again soon, v  The West End Ladies Ciub  were entertained this month: at  the home of Mrs. J. McCrae. The  Nineteen present spent an enjoyable evening playing caris.  Mrs. W- McKissock, baby  Debbie and Mrs. G.! Veale are  home once more in Sechelt.  Use The, Coast News .Classified  to cut the accident rate to the  bone.  Safety Week is designed to  highlight the continuing accident prevention programmes in  the member mills and camps of  ithe sponsoring associations.  During the week the safety committee will use every trick ini  the bag to put the safety idea  across to each worker. Posters,  car stickers, meetings, contests,  will constantly remand him that  the life he saves may be his  own.  COAST NEWS  for  Letter Heads, Statements  Tickets, Cards  Neat, Individual Styling.  DRINK  thcttt <tny other DRY GtN  \    '%  '-'4  "y%  i  i  4  Distilled in Canada arid distributed, by The House of Seagram  :This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  A   HEAVY   ��UTY  DISPLACEMENT  317 CU* IN  279 CU. IN.  I^IH^^^ -H^4i4-^  UO-Hp.     152-Hp:  286 FT. L��<   ��  i.  0____._ PFiH^S^-. fr��ft  256 &U. \  HEAVY   (MJTY liCKT DUTY  _38 CU. IN.        255 CU. iti.      139Ctk\K  ���Hr?M'-iy-&J**"��  -tf-H^  MASTER-GUIDE"  POWER STEERING  now available on all  Extra-Heavy-Duty  "BIG   JOBS"  with 170-Hp.  and 152-Hp. engines  Now���giant "big jobs" handle like  pickups, with famous "Master-Guide"  Power Steering to provide up to 75%  of the energy you need to make the  trickiest moves. Parking, backing into  narrow lanes and manoeuvring in  tight places all come easy with Power  Steering . . . yet you never lose ithe  familiar "feel" that means absolute  road-control.       (.Optional at Extra Cost)  ���  1  :��:=  I  ��5  made to measure  fbr every hauling job!  Greatest power range in Ford Truck history  means the right truck for every need!  ^^^^^^^^m^mm^^^^."\  Oft  Ford Triple-Economy Trucks for '54  offer power for every hauling job���  from half-ton pickups to 40,000 lb.  G.V.W. six-wheel giants! The seven  great V-8 engines available in '54  Ford Trucks include four all-new high-  compression, overhead-valve V-8's,  with new short-stroke design that  cut* friction as much as 33%.  Every Ford Truck V-8 is the  F7J0 "BIG JOB-  TRACTOR TRAILER  product of the experience gained ia  building more V-8's than all other  manufacturers combined. With over  125 models to choose from, including  new conventional, new cab forwards,  new six-wheel- tandems, new parcel  deliveries���you're sure o( exactly the  right truck for your job���with power  made to measure!  two-fisted j4^>   tight-fisted  strength ^V^} economy*  r  SEE YOUR  Sechelt -4  The Coast News        Thursday May 6, 1954  OFF IvIAfN STREET  By JOE DENNETT  oberts Creek  ound-up  by Madge   Newman  I?TA    CONVENTION  >. Mrs.   C.   Hillier,   delegate   at  iixe Parent-Teacher  Association  Convention,   held   at  Burnaby,  ���entertained the local group with  .as?, illuminating,   witty and  in-  .teresting   talk    last   Thursday,  ^wisen she described her impres-  .jsions- of the speakers and fellow  ..^delegates. She quoted from addresses  made  by  Dr.   John; K.  Friesen    the   keynote   speaker,  The Hon. Minister of Education,  ���JBr. Robt. W. Bonner, I)r. Black,  "3BF.    Henrietta    Anderson    and  ��thers.  _t!be theme of the 32nd Annual  Convention   was   '"Accent   Un-  sSerstanding."      Two     thoughts  ���wMcis.   the   speakers    tried   toi  yaxcjiress upon the minds of the  >4?7�� delegates were, "Beware of  j*��cd, and foster it" and "Work  fash groups."  Mrs.   Hillier  spoke   with ad-  joairatiofip of the poise and ability  <b& ?he women taking part, and,  3fce ease with which   they  ad-  4$xessed   the   microphone.   Mrs.  3_u__Jer's   Own   delivery,   in. the  <05^iion   of   her   auftlence,   left  .Sx��_?e to be desired.  .JBCY SCOUTS LACK  MEN  At the regular meeting of the  yPTA Mrs. D. Blake and Mrs. C.  F.  Haslam  were  nominated to  Tirepnesent   the    Roberts    Creek  . PTA in the matter of the Schol-  -.��ur__}ip- Fund. Mrs. E Flumerfelt  ...fcecepied   the   convenorship   of  / Sfee-   July   dance    and   invited  volunteers to work on her com-  jocdttee.   The   Boy .Scouts   com-  :KOitie were instructed   to  send  :.*_����� tteeir report- to   heaquarters  rifaat they ��� had  been   unable  to  : jpjmd 8 men able and wiling to  ilbaek this movement. Time will  ������ieJGUif women will be permitted  v.to baniUe this work.  Members were reminded that  vA'Ma|or Barbara"' under the ausr  jpaces of the PTA Council, will  attend.  A letter of resignation as  President of the PTA from Mrs.  A. Weal was read by the secretary, and was not accepted.  Instead the secretary was in-  srucSed to request Mrs. Weal,  who has been in ill health, to  remain as Honorary President  for the remainder of the term.  Mrs. Q. Russell reported that  the movie machine is in need  of an overhaul job, or, the  school is in need of a new  machine. He w_ll not show any  more films for the public until  tiie situation is remedied.  Mrs. CF. Haslam, speaking  from the chair, drew attention  to the fine work Mrs. V. Rookes  is doing for the community in  maintaindng a libraary.  The evening ended with the  ever refreshing cup of tea and  cupper, served by the social committee under the leadership of  Mrs. D. Lomas.  BADMINTON CLUB  The Roberts Creek Badminton  Club wound up its activities for  this year at their last meeting. -  Something extra in the way of  refreshments wag enjoyed and  plans.,for next year were dte~  cussed. All members were sorry  to say 'goodbye' to these pleasant Tuesday evenings but the  stress and strain of Springtime  duties make it necessary.  VON BRIDGE  A VON-sponsored Bridge held  at tlie Legion Hall on May 1st  was enjoyed. There were eight  tables and all players were indent on having a good game-  First prize winners were Mrs.  E. Wallis and Mr. P. Long while  consolation went ito Miss E.  Walker and Mr. D. Walker. The  door prize, a delectable cake,  was "won by Mrs. G. Bioor.  An    excellent    supper    was  served. '  RUMMAGE SALE  The Legion Ladies Auxiliary  is looking hopefully at your  kitchen and linen; cupboards.  When you spring-clean . them  don't--forget the'; Rummage Sale  on the'26th. We should forget  the sentiment attached to excess  New Addition To   .  Lloyd's Store  At Garden Bay  Lloyd's Store, at Garden Bayj^  will have covered the whole-  rocky promontory, when toe  new sixty by forty foot addition  ito the building is completed. r  Al hopes the building will be  completed by the end of July.  It   will   house   the   offices,   the  Police Court News  Magistrate Johnston's Court  last week, a juvenile was fined  $5.00 and costs for loaning his  car license tabs to another party  for the-driving of an un-licehsed  car from Port Mellon1 to Gibsons  Patricia Jean Ness exceeded  the speed limit in West Sechelt  and for this was fined $10.00,  and costs. ��� -  ,  Sidney    Belcher    and     Mrs.  Mary Kynoch,  both of Vancou-  i ver, were fined $2.00 each for  meat-cutting room and the ware-.; iUegail Qn   thg  house,  and  wall then   give  the j Drive ������ Gibsons.  whole���- present  store   space  for.     ������, ���      ���  .  sales areas I     Me*n;�� Braun of Selma Park,  The  footings   are   at  present! paid I10"00 arf 5;��sts for exceed  complete,   and   forms   laid   for  pouring   of   foundations... Local  builders are  busily  working to  get the first studdings in place.  The interior will be renovated,  and    modernized,   and   Lloyd's  hopes  this  extra   shopping  facility Dill be of benefit and convenience to his many customers.  Stock  will toe   departmentalized, and a ladies ;wear added. '  ing  the speed  limit in   the  35  mile zone at Sechelt.  Gibsons'News  *mmmmm*mn*mmmmmimmwmmaamd*m*sm ��� ���  This   Also  Happene  by Albert Crowhurst  "fee   presented    by    the   U.B.C.  :Players at the- High School on \ baggage and send it off to the  -*fce" 13th and all were urged to nearest depot. Today.  She Wants Her Quarter Back!  DEBBIE REYNOLDS is featured in a "Football Ballet"  in her new M-G-M Technicolor musical, "I Love  Melvin," and developed into a whale of a forward pass  artist, giving tlie ball the heave-ho to her favorite on  the team, the quarterback.  Balls & Strikes  by Observer  May the Second should go  down in sports as a very blafCk  day for Gibsons softballersV' Ini  the first game of the day-a very  fast Wilson Creek team dowped  the Gibsons Merchants 9' to* 6  in a ball game that had every-  jhin? irom home runs to the odd  ' tiff with the umpires. o<^.  Wtilson   Creek  lopks   like '_�����.-.  strong team but not too finished.  Their base ruraing- is their big  asset >and will give1 slower teams  a lot of trouble this year;     ::vcj.  The Merchants show promise  of a strong club once' they settle  down and play together.   .  .In  this first  gaihe,  I'm  giving j  the first star to Bob Nygren of  Athe Merchants,, v/ho,hit. a 'tremendous'home run; that will be  a long time before it is equalled.  The second star goes to 'Porky'  Jackson of Wilson   Creek ; who  pitched a good steady ball game  even though he had to be taken  out in the late innings. ...  The third star goes to Rudy  Crucil of Wilson Creek who  played a steady and aggressive  game and was by far the  smoothest player on the field.  Gibsons Firemen were blasted  11 to 6 in the evening game at  Port Mellon by a hustling team  that has tlie tightest infield that  will be seen in these parts.  The Firemen really fell apart  at the seams, playing hard but  unable to do anything right. *  Port Mellon took a 5 to "0 lead,  in the first inning and the Firemen never even threatened until  late in the game when they,  came, through with 3 runs only  to die with the bases loaded:  The Firemen haven't shown  the form they..are capable of in  their two games this season, but  should start rolling soon.  Of the teams'-I have seen so-  far, Port Mellon looks like the  best bet for the pennant, but it  is too early in the year to make"  any prediction of that.  GEN. BULLMOOSE  Says:  "BOB   DONLEY'S   s  Smoked Alaska  Black Cod 8s  GOOD  FOR  ME!  See Your Local Dealer.  Phone Halfmoon Bay 9  J  GARDEN CLUB  The Gibsons Garden Club  held _ their monthly meeting last  Wednesday. About 35 members  turned out and'heard a talk on  ,the raising,of different flowers.  They held; a Parlour Show, with  members bringing many fine  flowers. Next month the Club  has an invitation) to inspect the  gardens of Mr. Andrew^ of  Granthams Landing. r '���*',  BOWLING BANQUET ���  Tlie Bowling Club -held ttheir  annual. Supper marking the end  of: another .successful season.  About 160 persons enjoyed a  lovely Turkey supper in the  Legion-Hali on. Saturday May'  1st. Mr. D.. Smith of the.Ridge-  way Motel did the catering for  the affair.  Readers of the "Angle and  the Square" in the Vancouver  Province would be interested to  know that the writer, D.A. MacGregor, with his wfe, were week  enders at Hopkns Landing, with  Mr. and Mrs. Percy Cambourne.  Mr. MacGregor is an old  timer around Hopkins, having  kept a.' summer house there for  some years.  Word has been received of  tre sudden death of Mrs. Jennie  the sudden death of Mrs. Jennie  who passed away suddenly on  Monday evening.  . Mr. Eric Thomson, of Hopkins  Landing, now retired fror his  Law practice in Vancouver, addressed the senior, students at  Elphinstone Highschool on the  subject of What ��� it Takes to  Make a Lawyer.  He "discussed with them the  edu cation required, -stressing  English, Latin and Mathematics.  Students were advised to learn  to speak well, to speak good  English. He stressed the need  for courtesy and honesty, orderliness and self-discipline.  Students were advised to in-  trest themselves in outside  activities, and sports should not  be neglected, if for no other  reason than to teach them tS  accept defeat when it must come  and to achieve victory gracefully.  He suggested to the students  also, that it was good to be able  to go back to companions of  ptudent' days for contacts when  business l*��e began,, and that.  those "who knew a. young, lawyer,  as a straight, fair member of a  ���football a teampyy^fory example,  might be likely to trust him to  be ya. straight, fair worker in the  Law. ���'��� -;.-/.  It would not be amiss, either,  for the aspiring lawyer to have  aligned himself With .one of the  political parties,whjich would  give him later contacts for advancement.  FOR QUICK SM.ES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  MOTHERS DAY  Aprons,   LampSy   Cards,  Planters, Jewellery.  Howe Sound 5 & 10c Store  Bal's Block ��� Gibsons  "EVERYTHING For  The BUILDER ���  From The Ground tin"  Supply  Phone 60K  Sechelt  *���*���  S  UH~tU.ii  ifl"��l  &  SHLilHOPPI  COSTUME   JEWELLERY  SCARVES   IN   VARIETY  Puckered Nylon Slips With Embroidery ....... .$3.50  Cottori Slips ��� Camisole Tops ........; $2.95  Phantom Special Hosiery ��� Boxed 2 Pairs With  Dresden Brooch For Mother  MANY  MORE  SUITABLE   ITEMS  Phone 35 GIBSONS Bal's Block  bh  T  I  aw   iransrer  Announces  THE AMALGAMATION OF  Gibsons Cartage  WITH THE ABOVE TRANSFER  Effective May .1st, 1954  PROMPT DEPENDABLE SERVICE FROM VANCOUVER TO  ROBERTS CREEK ��� GRANTHAMS - HOPKINS  GIBSONS ��� GOWER POINT ��� PORT MELLON  381 Industrial Avenue  Phone TAtlow 6625,       Gibsons 22R or 44  Gibsons Cartage takes this opportunity of thanking its customers for  their patronage over the past years, and for the pleasant business relat-;.  ionships established.  N. R. McKIBBIN.  I .^Bg^ipa-pM^ The hard hat, now an accepted skull saver  jn all industries where an overhead hazard  exists, was pioneered toy the B.C.  Loggers'"  Association worried by the high faftality rate  resulting from head injuries, association  safety men borrowed the safety helmet from  tiie mining industry and adapted it to logging.  Use The Coast News Classified  JLV*  i *; *.����� > '���'  Business and  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Han^ By Your Phont  For Reference '.'���"  ACCOUNTING-SERVICE  tJlF'T, STORE  X PENINSULA"  y.:AGCOVti&i$Q   .SEftVICE  *~tt Types.��f Amounting; Problems  ���..'���;:...JEKPerUy Attended  Gibsons: Mondays  & Fridays  fyechetti: Tuesdays & Thursdays  6.0.   FAHRNI  -Sax 22 Phone 44 LUMBER  ���     GIBSONS      ���  Notions _��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS Srlib-15 STORK  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  . Headquarters  for  Wool,  BLASTING  BLASTING  e.OCK, HARD-PAN, STUMPS, etc.  Also  Road  Work  IFulIy Licensed and Insured in B.C.  JACK CAMPBELL  $308 Prince Edward St. Vancouver,  B.C., Phone FRaser 3831  ���fill,.��� IS     ���   .. ...., ��� ��� ��� I       ......��� ��� ��� ���.., _-���....    ���I        I    .-.I- .ill 11|    11.111  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing - Grading -  Excavating,  l}-4 & D-6  Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  P-tone   GIBSONS   86  *  CLEANERS  OVIATT  LUMBER   CO.  Specializing in  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone  Gibsons  93J,  Evenings.  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytin_��  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ���Sechelt 45 J  Jk.D.  DADES   CONSTRUCTION  Bulldozing,     Gravel Loading.  Land   Clearing,  Road Construction.  Phone Solnik,       Shell  Service,  Sechelt. 48 C.  ELECTRICAL WORK  _������'�����        ������������ "        " ..��� ���--.-..-���-������I ���-  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Badios - Appliances - Television  fhone 30 S Sechelt  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy   Guaranteed    Work  New and Used Radios  ROTO-WORK  GARDEN   WORK   EASY   Witt  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John   Little,   83   M  USED FURNITURE  .Washing Machines  Dressers4��� Chesterfields  Ranges, All Types  Beds  ��� Tables   ���  Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your" Oil Burners  Serviced Now  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Date Pad  May 7 ��� Gibsons, St. Mary's  Altar Society Mothers Day Tea/  sale of potted plants, .liome  cooking,   United  Chuijeh  Hall  2 to 5. . '���"]..  May 8 ������ Gibsons .High  School Auditorium at 8:00; p.m.,  Talent Ndte FINALS. ��� "*���'"  y  May 9 ��� Basement of School  Hall, meeting of Junior Garden  Club of Farmers' Institute at  2:00 p.m. ^ \r-  " ' " "   [ fee.; - "'�����  May 10 ��� Gibsons; at-home  of Mrs. Doris Drummond at .8  p.m., W.I. bridge, whist, cribbage drive.  iyiay 13 ��� Gibsons High  School^ UBC players present  "Major Barbara".  May 18 ��� Gibson, home of  Mrs. J. Rees, W.I. Meeting at  2 p.m. .. ,,  �� - - *  May 26 ��� Roberts Creek  Legion Auxiliary rximmage sale.  May 30 ��� Gibsons, home of  Mrs. Art Pilling, meeting of the  Fair Committee at 2 p.m.  June 2 ��� Gibsons St. Bartholomew's W.A. superfluity sale,  home cooking etc.    ���  June 5 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  Loggers' Association Benefit  Dance.    *  June 17 ��� Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild GasdenyTea, at 2 p.m. at  the home of Mrs. Osborne, Sr.  June 23 ��� Roberts Creek,  Masonic Hall at 2:30, OES tea.  June 26 ��� Gibsons School-all. Hard times dance, in aid  of fair prizes. >.  July 8 ��� Roberts Creek, at  Mrs. P.B. Long's home ��� St.  Aidan's garden party, home  cooking, sewing, etc.. , v.���  ' July 15 ��� Gower Point, -Sk  Bartholomew's garden party,vat  Mrs Chasters.  August 5 ��� Summer Garden  -Tea, by the Friendly Group,  will be held Aug 5th.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  30AMES POINT ��� two Ipts  pn .highway, two lots, behind  these, four in all, two bedroom  home, flush toilet, ideal summer  camp ao is ��� easily made into  permanent home ��� a bargain  at $3195 on easy terms. _..,.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE.  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings   95J  Member Association of B.C..  Real   Estate   Agents.  Pender  Harbour Notes  FASHION SHOW  The PTA Fashion Show held  recently was regarded a notable  success. Mrs. Nina Jones supplied the costumes for the affair,  arid "was in charge of the  arrangements. The Guests were  charmed with both the gowns  and the models.  Ithe tiniest models brought  much applause for their poise  and conduct.  Tlie affair was regarded as one,  of the most successful fund-  raising activities held to date  for the PTA. The evening netted  approximately sixty dollars for  that cause.  HOSPITAL   NEWS  St. Mary's Hospital is reported  as being quite busy, currently,  with a ten-patient occupancy.  New to the nursing staff last  week was Mrs. E. Ward of  Roberts Creek. The week be-  London, England, had joined the  fore, Miss A. Ax tell from  staff.cShe had come to Canada  in October.  Miss Nancy Lee of the Kitchen  Staff let at the month-end. It is;  announced that she is engaged  to Mr. Stan Brown of Mission,  Church Services  ANGLICAN CHURCH  May   9th,   1954?  3rd Sunday after Easter  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3.30 p.mr Evensong  St.  Hilda's   Church  ���  Seehelt  11.00 a.m. Sunday School  1:45  p.m.  Evensong  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11:00 a.m. Holy Communion  1:45 p.m. Evensong  ._.  ���    ,,,������������,.       ,.,���-���-      ��� ,��������������� ; ��� -.-.    -���������    ���     ���������        .     .  Stv "VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  St. Mary - Gibsons - 11:00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  9:00 a.m.  Fort  Mellon ���  First  Sunday  'each month at 4:30 p.m.  tJNITED CHURCH   ,  Sunday School  .      Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public.  Worship ���.'������-. 11:00  a.m.  Roberts Creek ��� 2 p.m.  Wilson; Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m.  Port Mellon, Sunday  7:30. p.m.  Thursday May 6, 4954.       The Coast News  who is working with'''the'Highway Construction here. The date  of the wedding has not yet been  set. .  Jim Stephens is back at work  after his accident. A log had  rolled over him .while he was  cutting wood. The First Aid man  from the Highway Construction  rendered first aid, and helped  get, him to St. Mary's Hospital,  where he was cared for by Dr.  Hichins. He was then moved by  Air-Ambulance to Vancouver.  II is regarded as extremely fortunate that he was not permanently disabled.  mit/fceV plans this year to hold  the biggest and best May Day  celebration held here to date, .  Plans are well under way by  ithe Committee, Mrs. Dorothy  Smith, chairman Mrs. Julia  Ladd, secretary. Mrs. Micky  Bianchard, treasurer. Mr. Fred  Mills, representative from the  Board of Trade is Parade Marshall.  Firemen will be in charge of  programme sales; Legion auxiliary in charge of decorating the  platform; The Firemen's ,wives  will decorate the' May Queen's  cars; the men of Legion 140 will  take care of the sports program  and the Committee with Mrs*  Hazel Liszte in charge, will  look after refreshments'.  The North Vancouver Naval  Cadets will be hi attendance  again.  sH*^/  JUST PHONE  GIBSONS 45 W  Minimum Charge  50c for 15 words.  2c per extra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  #*>  ��G.  &*&  H^  WIETHE  FOR SALE  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE ��� 5 acres deep  black soil, spring creek, no  stones, about 300 cedar poles,  no buildings, electricity available, $1,000.00 on term*. Also  5 acres good land, corner lot  $500.00 cash. Chas. P.' Smith,  Gibsons. Id  FOR SALE ��� Small modern  house, central location. Can be  seen by appointment Box 5, The  Coast News.= * tfru  Acre lot max Gospel Rock.  Springs at. North end. Cedar  poles, About. iQO, feet frontage  on Gower ^oint Road.. $600.po  on very low. term*. Many other  Good "buys?'.  JOHN    COLERIDGE   REALTY,  Gibsons, B.C.      .. .....-.  FOR   SALE  Rough and P-ined Comber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay  7Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay*  Empire/ Range with _ Silent  Glow oil burners $55.00'. Maytag Washer $45. A.E. Burgess,  Wilson Creek. 19  ��� -  ���   '  ��    i         ���-; 1 ������' U ' .ii.  H.B. Gordon Agencies: R*al  Estate. Car Insurance,, Fire Insurance. > Phone Sechelt 53 J.  Evenings and;' Holidays/ HJB,  Goi-don 81H. or T.E. Duffy.  31 W. r.V tfo  FOR SALE - right m Gibsons,  6% acres fineview land, two  houses, full price oh entire property   $6300   on  terms.   'Totem  Realty, Gibsons.  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  Roberts Creek  Service Monday. 7:30  p.m.  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Logging Truck and Trailer  for sale. In very good order.  Jackson Bros. Logging Co.,  phone 20M or 26X Wilson  Creek. tfn  '" SELMA PARK ��� well built  Duplex, 8 bedrooms, right on  beach, its a real buy at $6900.  Totem Realty,  Gibsons, B.C.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. tfn.  Legals  LAND    ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Lease Land.  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, B.C. and situate at  the head of Narrows Arm,  Sechelt Inlet, N/W.D.  ��� Take notice that O & O Logging Co. Ltd., of Sechelt, B.C.,  occupation Loggers, intends to  apply for a lease of the following described lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  8 chains North of the Northwest  corner of Indian Reserve  Number 6, thence along the  shore of Narrows Arm in a  Northerly and Easterly direction  1900 feet: thence West, 2 chains  (132'); thence South 30 degrees  West, 20 chains; thence South  20 degrees . West, 6 . chains;  thence East, 2 chains to the  point of commencement, and  containing ten acres more or  less, for the purpose of booming  logs.  O & O Logging Co. Ltd.,  Per, M.W. Gormely,  Agent.  Dated  April 8th,   1954.  SOAMES POINT ��� 100 ft.  waterfrontage, 2 small houses,  over an acre of land ��� bargain  at $3675. Totem Realty Gibsons.  Carvel   built  rowboat,   8   ft.,  needs repair. What offers? ���  Phone   20H   Gibsons,   evenings.  Mrs. H. Lau.  ~~GOWER POINT ��� for sale  100 waterfront, V_ acres, $595  on terms. Totem Realty at  Gibsons.  Eight    acres    waterfrontage  $2500 cash.  Near Pender  Harbour ��� but not too near. Box  8, Coast News.  New Gush-nan' Husky 45 H.P.  Air Cooled Motor. Still in, crate.  15% discount from new price.  Phone Pender 9H2. Frank Lee,  Madeira Park, Pender Harbour.  19  SOAMES POINT - two' lovely  view building lots on main road,  water lights, phone, full price  only $1650 with $500 down and  balance $25 a month. Totem  Realty, Gibsons.  '37 Hudson Coach ��� cheap  for cash. Vic Metcalfe, Totem  Realty. ' 20  Good building lots ��� with  potential view, in "Highlands"  Sub-Division. Near Churches,  School and stores* $350.00 each,  with $35.00 down and $10.00 a  month. JOHN COLERIDGE  REALTY.   Gibsons.  WANTED TO RENT IN JULY  OR AUGUST ��� Waterfront  house, between Gower Point  and Roberts Creek, for four  weeks. Must have at least two  bedrooms, electricity, full plumbing. Furnishings must include  refrigerator. John Coleridge  Realty. Gibsons.  FOR RENT - Black and White  grocery store, Headlands area,  hew fixtures, remodelled, on  lease for only $50 a month.  Totem Realty,  Gibsons, B.C.  PERSONAL  Driving to Edmonton soon as  possible ��� want passengers to  help   driving   and   help   defray  expenses.  Sam Fladager, Gibsons.  V/ANTED  Wanted - good home for threo  year old male fox terrier, Write  Box 7, Coast News.  KROMHOFF   HATCHERIES  Largest producer day old  turkeys - started turkeys all  ages. R.O.P. sired day old  chicks. Started laying strain  pullets, Leghorns or New Hampshire. Kromhoff .Hatchreies  R.R. No. 5 New Westminster,  B.C.  1 nearly new single Hollywood  bed with spring mattresss and  box spring $33.00. good mohair  chesterfield chairs $12.50 each.  Double steel Bed and Spring  $10.00. Winnipeg couch and*pad  $9.50. Vacuum- Cleaner $10.00.  G. Webb, Reid Road at Payne,  Gibsons.  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear,  Gibsons. *     tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General  Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting: al-  so paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 23. tfn i5  The Coast News    -   Thursday-May 6, 1954  K  ���&  y&Sm?:  (^M4^^  NOW FOIL WRAPPED}  1 POINT  ,     VORK  vom^PURE Pork       ^     SAUSAGE  H'RE POKf  5AUSA6��.  1 POINT  1 POINT  YORK  1 POINT  ECONOMV  with  1 POINT  MORE  LLOYD'S   FEATURES  Outboard Motors  by  JOHNSON  and  From $151.25 For 3 H.P.  5 ��� 5 1/2 ��� 7 1/2 ��� 16 H.P.  To 25 H.P.    $509.75.  EASY TERMS AVAILABLE  Here's Adde^i  YOU'LL DO B EHil#A^^  We have.made arrangements so that you as a  Customer of Lloyd's Store, may build up a coni-  ���plete set of WiUiam Hogers SILVERPLATE in the  popular DUBARRY Pattern, AT ABSOLUTELY  NO COST WHATEVER TO YOU.  No Waiting, No Mailing, No Bother.  HERE'S HOW:    V ���'-������'  With every purchase of CANADA PACKER'S  PRODUCTS..listed, you receive credit for a certain  amount of points.. 18 POINTS entitles you to a  piece of ROGERS SILVER WARE. Absolutely  Free. .  .   ;. ��� ������:.'���' <x-  When you are shopping from the shelves choose  Canada Packer's Products: YORK, MAPLE  LEAF, or other Canada Packer's brands. Keep  them ^separate, and receive a slip showing your  point credits. FOR 90 POINTS, ypu will receive-  ��ne Place Setting of 1 teaspoon, 1 desert spoon,-  1 Desert Fork, 1 each Dinner knife and fork.        '"?  ALL   YOU  ARE. ASKED  TO  DO  IS   SIGN  THE   SLIP,  Our prices oil all merchandise sold, including those  carrying the" Silverware premiums, will continue  to be just iis cbmpetetive as we can make them.  This is your chance to obtain a set of Silverware  of which you can be justly proud, absolutely free.  We. have taken, the liberty, with the permission  of Canada Packers,,of. varying this deal slightly,  to .take care of. the; fact that there is a difference  in the relations of the country Store and its Customers, from those.of. the impersonal supermarket  in town. '  When you have completed your set of Silverware,  you "may purchase a truly lovely Chest to keep it  in, for only ��8.00. ���  Come in to> Lloyd's today, and see for yourself  how well this set will look in your home, and then  get busy and start buying from the vyide range of  Canada Packer's Branded Products, and start  collecting your set.    y  Some wise person may say "Sure, he's adding the    Here's how easy h is to collect points:  cost to his groceries'  This is not so. Canada Packers and Lloyds are*  sharing the-cost; of this promotion, and we are  doing it to give you, our customers, better value  for your money.,  '���yt  $  _.  1 Double Pack Maple Leaf Soap Flakes, 2 Maple  Toilet Soap. 1 tin of Kam, 1 Jar York Peanut  Butter, 2 tins canned meat. Vz lb. Maple Leaf  Bacon 1 lb Domestic Shortening, .1 lbs Margene,  gives you enough points for 1 piece of Silverware.  ���fi-  ���������*;  mm  ^OIDENCOF^  1 POINT  1  POINT  1 POINT  2 or: 4 Points  According To Size.  yori?  ��  'Hr s'ai'-s^  1 POINT  v  You Really Will Do Better At  *  Pender "Harbour  ECONOMICAL  LARGL  FAMILY CARTON  1 POINT  ���TOMATOES'  1 POINT  **i8fe*  1 POINT  2 POINTS  FOR BETTER CAKES  2 POINTS  MORE  LLOYD'S  FEATURES  BEDDING  PLANTS  Ready For You  TUESDAY MAY 4TH.  FLOWERS and  VEGETABLES  See Our Display  Brighten Your Garden. B.W.M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���    ,  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  Wilson Creek  SUMMER    MOTORING  Calls For Changes!  See Frank Solitik For  '    New Oil Filters  Air Gleaners N  Let Us  Flush Out Your  RADIATOR  Change To  SUMMER  LUBRICATION  And Check All Your  Tires & Steering  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  Phone 48C ��� Sechelt  Us�� Th% Coast News Classified  YOUR  FAVORITE  PROGRAMS  ARE  .. jti   -    ., ���       ��������� - ,  -At-:".-���'.'. ':      r*-.^   ->'';  ,. by Minus Three  Wally and June Douglas of  New "Westminster enjoyed a  visit last, week with, the Alec  Lamb family. Climbing side  hills at Jervis Inlet is a lot  itougher than booming on /the  Fraser river for Alaska pine,  according to Wally.  . Glad to receive our paper at  Lloydiminster, Alberta, are the  Stoney (Prutt) Jackson, family.  He reports weather very wintry  there too, and would like readers to know that the district is  much like B.C. for bush, lakes  arid hills, oil pumpers every few  miles, and is not far from the  Penmbina Oil fields. He sends  regards to all friends and Dance  Band fans here.  Mr. and Mrs. Russ Gardner  and family have moved into the  attractive home on Eastman  Hill, formerly Slater's, who are  now on Vancouver Island.  The Banqet and Prize giving  for the Ladle's Five-pin League  last week was a most enjoyable  affair. It was held in the Canadian Legion Hall, and catered  for by the Women's Auxiliary,  who really did an excellent job.  The prizes for the various  scores were numerous and well  chosen, and "even 'Minus Three'  received one.  Mrs. D. Currie on the Office  Staff   of   the  B.C.   Power,   has  been kind enough to provide the  following information regarding  Light Bills, :and the payment of  same Local residents may  now  pay these at the Sechelt Office,  from nine to twelve in the mornings,  and from one to  five in  the afternoons. After May . 7th,  pr-ymetnt.    through     ithe ���' Post  Offices will be discontinued.  Many Sechelt and local friends  were present recently at a fare-  ���yy'eki .tea,   honoring   Mrs.   Lois.  Henderson,   who  is   moving   to  Pender Harbour soon with her  family. Co-Hostesses were Mrs.  Jack McLeo'd, Mrs. J. Little, and-  Mrs.   Max  Tracy.   Little   Dawn  Chamberlin. presented the guest  of honor .with a gift on behalf  of those present.  ;   The W.A. to the Wilson. Creek  Community Hall wish it known  that now the Hall is completely  furnished with   China,. Silverware   and   the   necessities   for  Receptions, Parties and Banqets.  Halfmoon  Beams  mmwmmmvmmm*mmwtmmmmvmmmTmmammmaam  by  T. Mosier  Mr. -and t Mrs. Ed. Edmunds,  aboard the Sea Breeze, were in  the Bay, this past week-end for  a visit with, their daughter and  son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Roy  Doyle. ������  Ed and   Sadie   are  old'time  Seclte  UilUTJ  -y  ���y 6,  1j54  "he Coast JNe.vs  by B.W.  Doreen Doyle, the Sechelt  "blue baby" has made such good  progess since her major operation seven years ago, that her  Doctors felt it was now. safe to  remove her tonsils. Doreen is, at  present in the General Hospital  in. Vancouver, sans tonsils and  doing very nicely.  Jim.    Towler    from    Roberts  ALLAN & BARTER  residents. ( of   Half   Moon   Bay,  moving "to Vancouver twely^;|fCreek is now/working in. the  years ago, and later: to North-Wnion general store in the place  Vancouver, where Ed held the fvacated by Leo Nadeau.  DIAL S3 CX  Gibsons Fix - it Shop  We Repair Bicycles, Plumbing,  Home Appliances, and Clean Chimneys.  We Specialize in  PAINTING and DECORATING  Interior and Exterior Work Expertly Done.  Bring It To Us ��� We FIX ANYTHING  ED. RHODES     ���      GIBSONS      ���      PHONE 52W  position of Dock Master and wasyj  foreman of rigging and labor:  at the "Pacific Dry Docks. On  retiring in February of this  year, Ed purchased the 32 foot  trawler Sea Breeze, and now  plans on taking it easy with  fishing and cruising along the  coast.        : ���  Some of the more energetic  residents of Welcome Beach and  vicinity were out last week-end  armed with picks  and  shovels  in an attempt to make passable'  the now famous Half Moon Bay  cut-off,  which the   government  promised ia year ago, but some  how  neglected   to   finish. ,An<l  where, oh where, is thai elusive;  power line?   ''���-.���:     ;,-:..-:���:���.';.;: ���). '.;';.���>:'  With a^ywe^k or so, pi ywarni'  weather the Rotter Logging Co. >  will once again swing' into production. At the present time the  snow plow is making slow pro-  press through  the , four to five  feet of hard snow still up at the  3,000 foot level.;  "." Meandering  around ;the Bay  we noticed that our Postmaster,  Archie Rutherford, is' having a  ���hew garage built to house his.  pride and joy, a new Chevrolet../  The  Clarence Nygards   have  moved into the living quartersi  of the Half Moon Bay Trading-  Post.  Mrs.  Hare's' garden is.sQv  lovely  With;^i'ts/spring ��� flow��ers;;.  Also the beautiful rockery gardens of Pete and Greta Jorgenson will sooii be a riot of colors.  ; We extend a warm.   Welcome  Home   from   the" residents    of j  Welcome Beach,  Redroofs,  and  of the Bay, to Grace Rutherford,  after   her   long   absence   of   14  ihohths due to illness.  Visitors to Hyclaway over the  Easter holidays were Peter and  Nicola Williamson of "Victoria,  guest or their grandparents,. Mr.;  an'd Mrs. P. Meuse.  Also here for the holidays were  Mr. and Mrs. Manning with  Arlee and Baby Robert, visiting  Mrs/Manning's parents, Mr. and  Mrs. E. Lewis,  Mr. and Mrs. Stan Moffat and  | family are back in the Bay after  a long absence-in Vancouver.  Mrs. Harold Willis is still quite  ill from the effects of a car  accident she was. involved in  three weeks ago in West Sechelt  and is now in Vancouver upon  advice from Dr. McColl for  further treatment.  Mrs. Fred "Cameron with sons  Terry and Baby Roddy have  returned to Stillwater, after an  extended visit here with her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. E: Rose-  boom.  Sorry to see Doug and Shirley  Lister leave the Bay.  They are  now living in West Sechelt.  .The Joe Boyd's have  moved  '*��� Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mayne are  making leisurley journeying towards Europe. Mr. and Mrs. Jim.  Parker just received a letter  from them, mailed in Los Angeles. They are having a lovely  time and ejoying every minute  |pver from Logco, and are now  Settled in the Rosefooom. house  below the post office.  Off to Vancouver this week  on business are Mr. and Mrs.: R.  Doyle and Mr. and Mrs. A. Ness.  We suggest that you try our  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Service.  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Realty.  FAST FERRY SERVICE  BETWEEN  HORSESHOE   BAW  (West Van���owwer)>-MANABM0  Via De Luxe MV. Kahloke ��� No Reservations Required  Daylight Saving Time  Daily: 8 o.m., 12 noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 midnite  VICTORIA-PORT. ANGELES SERVICE:  4 TRIPS DAILY VIA MV. CHINOOK  VANCOUVER CITY, B. C. Motor  Transportation, 150 Dummvit  Marine 242)  HORSESHOE BAY, Ferry Terminal,  - Whytediff 3581  BLACK BALL LINE, LTD.  Save Yourself Seme Mersey!  ^l\^y^ Buy The LARGE SIZE.  y:,yy;;:y:y.j:-;y:^dp-ieseAre/YoiiT-Sa'vin-gs  .,,.*.     ��� ./.              ���..'               &.-":'' Savings ort  Small Size Big Size               Big Size  Absdrbine Jr.    1-_^_ ___________      4oz.         $1.19 12 oz.        $2.39 $1.18  ALka-Seltzery ___-^-__^f_-J--^---     8'$                .34 25's                .68 ,38  Aspirin  -.t_-c___i___-__^_���:_; ___    12*si,   .         .19 100's                .79 [79  Band-Aid Plastie Strips -_-_--:    10*s                .19 42's                .59 S.11  Bxeek Shampoo  ____^__^_____       4 &z.             .85     .    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Pills For The Kidney's- __ ,  40's                 .59 80's                .89 .23  Halo  Shampoo   _ __      I' 3/5 cz.    .33 7oz.              .98 .67  Johnson's Baby Powder      4 oz.             .33 9 oz.             .61 .13  Kotex  ___ 1 __   12*s                 .40 48's              1.53 !o7  Listerine Antiseptic      3.oz.            .33 14 oz.             .98 .56  Lysoi _       2  1/2 oz.     .43 14 oz.            1.50 .90  New White Ipano Tooth Paste      1.3 oz.          .33 4.3 oz.          .89 .20  Nivea Cream _      2 oz.             .63 4 oz.           1.10 .IS  Palmolive Shave Cream     2 oz.             .45 3 15/16 oz .65 .25  Raz-Mah (Greys)   __; ____    12*s                .65 165's "-"'"''   ' 5."00 3.94  Stopette Spray Deodorant      1 oz.             .75 2 1/4 oz. 1.25 .44  Suave __ -_-_.     2 oz.             .60 4 oz.           1.00 .20  T.R.C.'s _ __    15's                 .65 200*s              5.00 3.67  Voids _ :__      6*s                .25 36's              1.25 .25   '  White Rain Shampoo      1-1/2 oz.     .45 7 oz.           1.25 .85  Do Your Shopping In The LARGE SIZE.  ANNOUNCING CHANGE OVER  27 lbs...AH.P.  Mere Power  Per Pound".  Than Any Other Saw  AGENCY FOR  Horn elite Chain Saws.  Oregon Chipper Chains,  EVSalS Chain Saws,  and  Out-Board Motors.  Specialist in Acetyline and  Arc Welding. Magnesium and  Aluminum Welding.  Now Located ��� At  MARINE DRIVE  Phone 54  Gibsons  Automotive and Marine Machine Shop and Repairs  "CHEVRON" GAS SALES  as??  ff  ���nwin-mir- ������ ��� ������iha-M-^ The   Coast  _\ew��        Thursday May 6,  1954  Haddock's Marine Ways  SPRING PAINT SALE  10 percent Discount on all PETTIT Paint Products  Purchased in May  For Repairs, Welding and Boat Rentals  Phone Pender Harbour 9 S  MILL SLABS NOW AVAILABLE ��� $7.50 ��� LOAD  GOOD FIR SAWDUST, BUSH WOOD, ALSO  COAL  AND  BRIQUETTES  Phone Gibsons - 50W - or Contact  Vancouver - iiibsotts Freight Lines  GIBSONS HIGH   SCHOOL AUDITORIUM ��� 8 p.m.  _-" .  Come And Give The Youngsters A Boost  ADMISSION ��� 50c STUDENTS ��� 25c  ���>^-^rr-  LUMBER  1X6 Cedar T & B No. 4  $32.00 M  1X6 Hemlock S/L No. 3  $55.00 M  1X 8 & 10 Cedar S/L N. 3 *. $62.00 M  1 X 8 Fir S/L No. 3 $69.00 M  1 X 8 Bev. Ced. Siding - C - Random $65.00M  1 X12 Pine Shelving ....' : 9^ per ft.  Vz X4 ��� 6 ��� 8 S & S Shims - K.D $70.00M  1X3 Pointed Cedar Pickets .....:  7V_�� each.  Special  ODD   SASH   AND   FRAME   SETS ��� PLUS  LINO  REMNANTS & DISCONTINUED  PAINTS  Come In And Shop At  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd.  Phone 53   \   . Gibsons  WE   CARRY   THE   STOCK  Hide-And-Seek  Peninsula P.T.A.  Talent Night Finals  Saturday, May 8th  DEBBIE REYNOLDS' favorite hiding place seems to  be in the branches of the nearest tree. Being more or  less the torn-boy type, she can scramble up fast as  anything. Debbie's next M-G-M picture is the Technicolor musical, "I Love Melvin,,, with Donald O'Connor.  She liked the trees in New York's Central Park where  part of the picture was filmed.  AMBULANCE  (Continued from Page 1)  carried tlie burden too long.  It was stated that a per capita-  payment of fifty cents per annum would fikely be enough to  meet the deficits, and make it  possible to continue the service.  .. The North Vancouver situation was described, where a few  years ago the service was operated much as it is here. Because  of similar deficits, the Municipality had to take-over the.serT  vice, at the cost of wages for;  6 operators, at three hundred  dollars per month, a telephone,  operator and a book keeper.     0  CO-OPERATIVE   EFFORT  Mr. Gargrave feels that' we;  must provide the service for ourselves by co-operative'effort, to  work out some scheme to suit  the unique circumstances of  this Peninsula.  The problem of distributing  the cost over the area, in a  manner to be equitable, is the  big one. A committee should be  formed to go into the. matter  with the Government. Mr. Gargrave is willing to help as liason  if desired,  Mr. Boucher suggested one  large Community Chest, to embrace the needs of the Ambulance Service, the VON, and.  other needed services. He asked  for a .figure, which, if : raised,  would make it possible to  operate. Mr. Graham considered,  that $2400.00 a year would meet  such a deficit. $1200.00 is needed for this year.  A committee was chosen by  those present to represent the  entire Peninsula in- endeavoring  to find a way to meet the Ambulance situation.  Mr. R. Macnicol of ^Gibsons,  W. Peiper of Pender Harbour,  Dr. McColl of Selma Park, Rev.  Oswald of Gibsons, and Mr. J.  Browning o_ WilsOn Creek all  agreed to act. It was agreed that  a delegate should be sent to.  Victoria to interview the Department of Health in the  matter.  Art Exhibit  Attracts  Good Audience  The first Aft Exhibit held in  Gibsons, un'der the auspices of  the Kinsmen's Club, was well  attended and well received. It  had been hoped <that there  would be a number of works  exhibited of varying kinds by  the talented members of the  area. Mr. Wes B. Hodgson of  Gibsons, and Mr. A. Chiltern,  of Davis Bay were the two  entrants.  Mr. Hodgson exhibited a large  group of paintings and sketches,  including oils and water colors,  and varying from portraits of  persons famous, and not so well  known, landscapes and seascapes, to woods' vistas and  architectural   subjects.  There were scenes from all  across Canada, and locally those  of Gibsons Landing, Gospel  Rock, and Stanley Park attracted much attention.  Mr. Chiltern showed two can-  ivasses, . "Santa Cruz Coast",  .^illustrating a storm making over  f:a rocky foreshore, and "Mon-  ;> terey Cypress" a colorful paint-  ing of a wind twisted/ cypress,  both of which were beautifully  ^executed.  This    first    exhibit    brought  i much pleasure to those viewing  the  work of these two artists,  ylf is hoped that in. the future it  will require a far larger place  xthan the Anglican Church Hall  to house all the paintings.  Other forms of art, in addition  .���to  oils   and  water  colors,   will  then be shown, it is expected.  MRS. D. GRANT  DIES AT HOME  Renovations At  Garden Bay Lodge  Garden Bay Lodge is in they,  throes of remodelling. The  kitchen area is being moved  and enlarged,, and where the  prsent kitchen is will be' new  counters  and  stools.  At present the work has progressed to the point where new  plumbing units have been installed in the new kitchen area,  and kitchen  linoleum laid.  The Lloyd Davises are finding  '��� At the age of* ninety-five years,  Mrs. Jane Grant, widow of the  late County Court Judge, David  Grant of Vancouver, died in her  home in Gibsons on Sunday  April  25th.  ; Mrs. Grant is survived by her  : (laughter, Miss Fanny- Grant of  -Gibsons, and two sons, Ed-, of  ^Gibsons and Harold of Alleneby,  tCv  The funeral was arranged by  Center and Hannah of Vancouver.  Loggers Hold Benefit  For Local Man  W*  Gibsons and District Resident  Loggers' Association are spon-  sonring a drive to raise funds in  the work upsets present sched- j aid of Tom Davey and Family,  ules a little, but they hope that I The Gibsons School Hall has  the    remodelled    interior .willybeen obtained from the School  make the upset worth while.  There will be a new entrance,  around the corner to the left  of where the doorway now is,  for the cafe, and it is thought  the whole new arrangement will  Board for a Dance, ann tickets  will be available from members  of the Association' and from.'  business places on the Peninsula.  Mr.  Davey  was   seriously  in- j  GIFTS, CARDS, AND FINE  BOXED   CHOCOLATES  ���;    For  Mothers Day  MMff4  ���;js����*-ii.f.i5i_-.Hfi -p-f7i.ua-.-n:  Cf SECHELT gfg, GIBSONS  The K. Whitaker Agency, Sechelt  Will Continue As The  CHERRY WHITAKER  AGENCIES  Phone 63 or Write Box 445  THE  VILLAGE   CENTER,   SECHELT.  %e&tf  Say  It With a Pretty Gift of Hosiery or Lingerie,  a Waist or a Jacket.  There's A Wide Choice For Giving At  The Toggery  Phone 56  Sechelt  A**mm  K3H  Ran. Vernon  Building Contractor  Fully Experienced In All Phases Of  BUILDING AND  CONSTRUCTION   ���  R.R.1. Gibsons  Phone 26W  GIBSONS  ELECTRIC  Featuring  GENERAL  ELECTRIC  TELEVISION  With G.E. Ultra Vision: The Best In T.V.  MODEL S-77 HALLICRAFTER RADIO  Now Only , y.  $99.50  Phone 130 GIBSONS Box 6  John Wood  HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  Special:  8 Cu. Ft. THOR REFRIGERATOR Formerly  Now Only   5 Year Guarantee ��� Easy Terms  ... $289.95  .. $219.95  f  Good Stock Of Seeds And Fertilizers  DUTCH ONION SETS ��� SEED  POTATOES  Inlaid Lino:  Regular $3.98 and, $2.49  NOW   GOING   AT   25%   OFF  be  much  more  convenient  and'jured while unloading logs from j  will allow for more dining space,  a truck, recently. I  Check Our Specialty Board  Phone 32 Gibsons  "YOUR   HARDWARE   NUMBER"

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