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Array Provincial Library,  Victoria, B. C.  Eighth Year of Publication  "Vol. 8  13.  Thursday April 1. 1954  Published  in  Gibsons,  B-G-  .'. I  reakwaier Survey  pectedShortly  ciair  se:  Colombo Plan  At the annual meeting pf the  Colombo Plan held in Karachi,  India, last year, fourteen Countries were represented: the Hon.,  James     Sinclair,    Minister    of him the "tetter of the proposed  Fisheries told a goodly gathering breakwater there, and Mr. Sh>  Following the speech on the  Golumbo Plan, which the Hon.  James Sinclair presented at  Sechelt last week, the.members  of the Executive Council of the  ���Sechelt Board of Trade made a  point of meeting Mr. Sinclair.  They  discussed  briefly  with  United Nations Si&mp Honors ILO  at thelLegioh Hall, on^ Wednesday evening March 24th.  For an hour and a half the  clair assured   them,  as he had;  earlier stated, that the engineers  would be  in  Sechelt  within a  ... . -   ,.      _   ���   .        ._    ,   ,   .      month, to survey the  proposed,  uistenerfe  were  transported  to. ,   . ,. .. -    *   ���     ���   ,  ���        .'  * location and form an opinion of  probable costs.  India while Mr. Sinclair spoke  Of that  country  of remarkable  Favorable   consideration   will  at all possible.  contrasts, wonderful riches, ab- wiH be   iven to the pr0p0saI ���__,  ject poverty, humor and pathos,1  grandeur and squalor, cleanlines  and dirt,  primitive   ignorance  side by  side with culture and  progress.    *  The Colombo ;Plan was devised j  to bind the'Commonwealth of  Nations tighter together and  introduces a system* of help  between families as it were. Mr.  Sinclair gave many Instances  of the practical and technical  help Canada and other countries  are giving to India to enable  her to help herself.  Prime Minister Nehru opened  the Colombo Plan meeting with  a simple  moving   speech.   His  Country's  needs,   he  said,   are  food,  transport,  arid education.  Out of the ever increasing population of 600 million people, one  third go to bed hungry every  night and the menace of communism is a very real one  he  said, a. hungry man is not concerned    with    governments    and  policies,   (hiis   only   thought   is  food.  The practical assistance, therefore, that India is receiving from  countries who are also members  of the Colombo Plan' is. practi?"  cal and. technical help, to increase  CHIMNEY FIRE  CAUSES ALARM  Sechelt Fire Brigade answered  a call put in last Tuesday to  Mrs. Gilbert's home. The chimney fire did not cause any  damage- to the home, but did  excite the nesghborSi, part|lcu-  larly those "at a bridge party.  There was considerable scattering of parents1 to find out if  their own might be the home  on fire, when they heard the  siren.  Peninsula  Ground Observer  Corps  #pi#i]^IU^>^li��W'��>ffliM'l"l'i' "'jjijiimi]  Tlie United Nations Postal Administration pays its respects to the  arork of the U.N.'s International Labor Organization by the stamp  shown above which yiyill be issue* on 10 May. The new issue will  appear in two'denominations, the three-cent in brown and the  eight-cent in magenta. It,is the second in the Postal Administration's 1954, commemorative, series. Winner in an international  competition, the design is the (work of Mexican artist Jose  Renau. The anvil at the base of the stamp symbolizes the labor  problems throughout the world $hich are the agency's concern.  B.C. Telephone Co. and its associate organization, Northwest Telephone Co., officially took over the telephone portion of  the Canadian Government's telephone and telegraph system, west  of the Rockies in B.C. on April 1st. W.S. Pipes, B.C. Telephone  Co. vice-president and general manager, states that the work of  intergrating the government system with the two private telephone  systems is complicated and detailed and, while it is* Well under  way, it will not be completed for some time.  B.C. Telephone Co. will operate , ��� ���:'  ,;.���~���~".  .  the greater part of the territory1 Pnone employee, acting'as chief  involved, including exchanges in j operator and local representa-  central* B.C. and Cariboo, those tive. Pender Harbour is classi-  on the Sechelt Peninsula and on! f ied as an exchange and will  the west coast of Vancouver, c~ntinue to be ^^ by the  Island, and those on certain' . , ���. , _ . ,,  isHands between the mainland' central offlce * Sechdt  and Vancouved Island.  North-west Telephone Co. acquires that portion of the system  within its operating area on the  coast from Campbell River and  Powell River northward, including exchanges on the Queen  Charlotte Islands.  "Already our men have gone  into the field to begin the gathering of* data on which to base a  program of expansion, and, im-  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  .  FOR PARK CLEARING  Hackett Park at Sechelt is  progressing. The1 rough clearing  has been done, and there is now  a road on three sides of the park.  There is still much hand work  to be done, and the Board of  Trade asks that as many voiun-  Pender Harbour  Credit Union  Hear Annual Report  F/O   N.D.R.   Dick   and  LAC  J.W. Pym of.the RCAF Ground,.'  Observer Corps, have just com-j  pleted 'a   visiting  and   training Union held its seventh Annual  The  Pender  Harbour   Credit  .inspection   of.  all   Observation  'Posts oni the Sechelt Peninsula  food; pjrboluction .b^^fcnprp^ | Witti   one   exception   they   re-' nau ��n  inu  ���methods,   brin|2ni^fe&^^ :^ven?  Supervisor Ken Whitaker, very j begun   with    the   showjing    of  well prepared and ready to meet; filmsf,   which   were   much , en  into cultivation,  arid  by  estab  lishing industries,  To illustrate just how the  help is given Mr. Sinclair said,  a young man would be selected  from a village and given a six  months training in modern agricultural methods and way of  living, this will usually produce  Auxiiiary To Hold  lot luck Luncheon  ;   The   Gibsons  United   Church  Women's Auxiliary will hold a  "Pot-Luck   Luncheon   on   April  eighth, at 12:45 p.m.  ;v Following this, they will hold  Meeting     in    the    Community htheir  regular monthly meeting  Hall on Thursday, March y 25th. |in the Church at 2.30 p.m. with  evening was;^leasantly^^^^yrv:;Dopson,   returned  .���j*t." ���  +i-_? '~.i_���..s_'-i'' "y^fIndian     Missionary'"* as '"'"guest-  Ground,  Observer1 B.C.   emergency.  The Ground Observer Corps,  an -early warning organization,  is a human chain of volunteers,  approximately 8 miles apart,  which report aircraft and boats  wonderful   results   in   that   one \ in trouble during peacetime and  village. At the next village, a  few miles away, the1 ^natives  would be probably following the  same primitive methods as their  fathers have for thes, past six  hundred years.  For 300,000 acres of waterlogged, land, the Australians, with  their experience of similar con-  tti12.on4 advised and supplied  tube wells, and with similar,  practical help and advice from  other countries* that, land |_s  being brought into cultivation.  A further two million acres of  barren desert is receiving water  (on the advice of experts) viai  cement lined , canals, and here,'  all movements in wartime. At  present, Posts are logging all  aircraft. This is in case an aircraft does not reach its destination. It can be tracked from one  post to another until an area  is found where the aircraft.,  has not been sighted. This  method has helped in locating  crashed and lost aircraft quickly.  The G.O.B.C, a new oganiza-  tion of the R.C.A.F., has had its  growing pains, but is becoming  a 'well coordinated organization,  joyed, particularly one dealing  with developments in the far  North. Small guests were m.uch  entertained by a comedy and  a cartoon shown.  For the business meeting,  Mr. Martin Warnock took the  chair, and Secretary .Mrs. O.  CoIjFinJS' read the minutes. J.  Tyner presented the Treasurer's Report, John Daly that  of the Credit Committee, and  Duncan" Cameron gave the  Supervisory   Comittee's   report.  The ^Supervisory Committee  reported that aH was in order,  and that books and accounts had  been examined a Ad 'found in  order.  The Credit Committee reported  a successful year, with loans in  $eers  as  can   jbin  the project  provement," Mr. Pipes announ- come to help with clearing up  ced.   "This  program   will  have branches and other debris,  three  main  phases: ^  1. Providing additional long  distance circuits.  2. Giving telephone service to  many of the people who are  waiting. '  ; 3. Gradually improving existing plant." W- Grah'am has announced thisr  The telephone companies will ^eek, that as of April thirtieth,  employ  all  government person- h�� wiU dose the Graham Ambu-  nel who are at present in the   lancc an�� Funeral Service here.  Gibsons To Lose  Ambulance Service  telephone field, and .will pay  these employees' not less than  they are now receiving^ In gen-  After having spent over five  years and approximately forty  thousand dollars in the service.  useful  pn  the   Air. Defence   of' fc*ce in 1953 totalling $33,499.-  Canada. 89. While a number of extension  Citizens  desiring  to, aid  the, agreements have  been  entered  speaker.  She has a wonderful story to  tell of the United Church work  in India, in the fields of evangelism, care of the lepers and of  orphans, and in the cultivatioh of  arts and crafts.  The public is invited to attend  this meeting.  Gibsons Library  Shows  Member Increase  air   and   sea   coverage   of  this  Canada,    Australia,    and    New Peninsula are requested to con  Zealand provided experts, cattle'  and equipment to start and teach  the .people of India to get the  maximum long range benefits.  The people of India are being  . taught how agriculture and in  tact K. Whitaker or the following Chief Observers: W. Pieper,  Irvine's Landing. N. Hoffar,.  Secret Cove, J. Mathews, Rob-;  erts Creek, R. Whitaker, Wilson  Creek, L. Ghamberlin at Sechelt  into, there were no delinquent  loans at the end of the past year.  There, is  a steady  increase  in j  member ��� shareholdings.  With art annual profit of over  The figures given at the  Annual Meeting of the Gibsons  Library Board on Thursday,  March 25th show growing  activity and interest.  There are now one hundred  end eleven members, there are  five hundred and forty six books  I available, with more due in, and  the past eight months showed a  circulation of 2,277.  The Officers of the Board are:  President, Les Peterson; Sec-  retary-Treas.,    N.R.    McKibbin;  eral   the   wage   scales   of   the   of the community, he feels that  telephone companies are higher   he   ��   not   receiving   sufficient  than  those  of  the   government support from   the   Village,   the  , Government or the Community  ^The exchanges in the govern-' to    continue.    The . burden    of  ment   system  will be  operated. t,arin'2 *or  the requirements of  under the "tarrif rates ar,d regu- ihe   indigent   have   fallen,   too  la&dn�� pl^vaiEn^  territories of the two telephone  W"1 io. operate.  companies. | '   "   is ,wltI\ refet   that   ^T  Boundaries are being set for Graham has found it necessary  each exch&nge and each will be to discontinue a service so  placed in a rate group according essential to the area,  to the number of telephones in  the exchange, under the companies' officially filed tariffs.  Several' areas classified as exchanges have no switchboards  of their own and will continue  to be served from nearby switchboards.  A monthly rental charge wil  apply to telephones in areas  designated as exchanges, while  telephones outside an exchange  area will be classed as toll' (long  distance) stations  dustries can go hand in hand,'and H.Ei. Wilson at Gibsons.  and Mr. Sinclair told how, at Identification cards and GOBCjuten percent patronage refund on  one locomotive factory he had gold wings, which are now avail-  visited, they were working like able, will be presented when the  beavers, with no protective observers become fully qualified,  covering, no clothing except a Flying Officer Dick paid tri-  loin cloth, using welding equip- bute to the Sechelt and Gibsons  a thousand   dollars in   1953,  it' ;___<_ Librarians, Miss Jarvis and  was considered that the Board Miss Dobie. other Board mem-  declare a dividend on shares of  t^o and a half percent, and a!  interest paid by members,  and  applicable to the year 1953.  Mr. Cedric Reid, a Charter  Member, resigned, to the deep  regret   of   the   members.   New j  bers are Mrs. Donaldson and  Mrs H.E. Wilson, Mrs. Anne  Burns, and Mrs. Knowles on the  Purchasing Committee.  Road Work In  Gibsons Shows  Big improvement  This week, we were taken on  a   tour   of  the   Gibsons   streets  nd lanes which have been im-  Monthly rentals on toll stations, proved over the past year, and  in spite of the times  we have  growled   and   grumbled   or  grieved in sympathy with the  springs of our vehicle, we must  admit there has been much progress.      Roads      Ctammissidneit  Ballentine proved this point.  The Beach Avenue and Rocky,  Road surfacing has made, a big  improvement not only to travel  on those roads, but in keeping  stones from rolling and becoming a  hrzard  on   the surfaced  Marine   Drive.    Seaview   Road  will be abolished, but there will  be a charge for all calls placed  from them, even to other telephones on the same line. A  minimum monthly guarantee  will be required.  The companies follow thej  standard practice of having  higher rates for business than  for refeidtential serviced While  business rates will go up, the  basic rentals for multi-party  residence service will drop, so  that the rates for the majority  of  the   subscribers will be  re-  has been widened and gravelled.  nient^Mr.  Sinclair _ added here  Telephone Exchanges for their; bff icers Tor "the year" aref B^ard  how  the  smallest   advance has   wonderful   co-operation   at   all  a tremendous effect on the economic system.  The Government of India have  appalling problems facing them,  the majority of the people are  primitive, illiterate and riddled  with tropical diseases and one  third of the people are desperately poor.  Mr. Sinclair spoke of his  feeling of great pride in observing the resuts of wise,  British  administration    in    India.    No-' ������ ���  where is experienced any bitter-j success   of   the   Colombo   Plan.  ness towards England, only  an Countries that were at. first scep-  anxiety to cooperate with, aridl tical have   since joined   or arej  participate in the British Com-j planning to join. The next meet-  SAME  NAME,  DIFFERENT   MAN  Mr. W. Malyea of Gibsons' is  not the Malyea referred to in  the   various  Vancouver   papers  of Directors: M. Warnock, N.  Lee, J. Cameron, D.A. MacDonald, Thorne Duncan. Supervisory Committee: F. Crosby,  Duncan Cameron, Les Wilkinson. Credit Committee: H. Rei-  ���ter, W. Scoular, K. Bell, J. Daly  and A. Gray.  The   guest   speaker   for   the  Radio Report By  Tony Gaagrav  Tony Gargrave;, M.L.A., Is  taking the unusual step of writing to all his constituents on the  peninsula, giving them a report  of the Legislature while it is in  Session.  The   letter   also  reminds 'his  duced. The surcharge on mono-  phones will be abolished.  Some short-haul long distance  rates will be higher, but those  on calls between the old Government territory and that of the  telephone companies will be  generally lower,  Fleftcher and Martin ^oads  are shining examples of the old  system, where a narrow trail  was pushed through, and the  stumps, rocks and other debris  left on one side where they accumulated aad formed an impassable   barrier.   These   roads  Exchange rentals will^be billed are in line for further improve-  a month in advance. Under the, ment. Similar improvement has  staggered billing procedure em-' been made to the South Fletcher  ployed  by   the   two   companies j and Franklyn Roads. The Burns  constituents of a radio report  as Waving .been charged with [ evening was Mr. Gordon Holtby,' that he will make over the Nan-  attempted robbery of a Chinese vice-president   of   the    Central, aimo  radap   station   CHUB  Cafe there.  monwealth of Nations.  ing is to be held in Ottawa in  Mr. Sinclair spoke about the' September,  Union. He spoke sincerely and  informatively of Junior Savings,  Insurance and Credit Unions as  to growth and members' self-  help.  The meeting was concluded  by the enjoyment of 'refreshments served by the ladies.  on  Sunday, April 4th, at 4:45 p.m.  Tony tells the Coast News that  he intends to broadcast from  Victoria in future Sessions if  this present one is successful.  -Tony's letter_ to his constituents  billing   is  distributed  over  the  calender month.   Some  exchan  ges will  be billed  on the first  of the month, some on the sixth  and some on the eleventh.  Gibsons will   be  operated 'as  an agency under the B.C.. Tele-  ���Toad  has been  cleared,   as   has'  the Trueman road.  In the past year, and this  fpring, many ��� householders in  the Bay area have been given  access to their properties for  /the first time. Lanes have been  opened;,   and   will   con$nue   to  phone   Company,   with   Harry  Winn, former government agent, \ be improved. -  continuing in that capacity for;     Last   year's   expenditure    of  the telephone company. | $5,000.00 shows to definite ad-  Sechelt lalso comes under thej vantage,   and   it  is   considered  B.C. Telephone, Company juris-; th?t the Village received value  may be picked up at the local j dictioni    with    Mrs.    Margaret, for its money, both in work and  post office.  Rankin, former government tele-j in material. The Coast Isiewj  Thursday April 1, 1954  Loggers' Tales  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAj*IU��X    NUTTER,    Publisher  DO  WORTMAN,  Editor  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second  class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa,  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  .   5c per copy. United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia.  (L-ditoriaU  Cracroft  Island,  with  a  couple  of bottles in a guunnybag.  The coastal boats of that era  bad.  place   for   the   likes   of  by  L.S.J.  To have known Jimmy  Kennedy in his old age was a good  thing in  the sense that he was'  a   particularly   fine   sample   of  jimmy and once he was in his;  j bunk he could be written off j  ; until his arrival at destination. |  Sitting   in his   cabin   on  the  Pratt  Road,   hearing  his   quiet!  monotone telling some poignant;  the breed that 'done things'. He j  neither "read no writ" but his'  Clean-up Week  manner of life and the tolerance  that was bred in the man came i  out in stark realism when he was '  in a talkative mood. j  There is a fine piece of land1  on the  Pratt Road,   10 acres I  believe, that Jimmy cleared in|  the closing years of his life. It:  was at this time that I met him,  and many a winter evening was  venture of work or play in and j  around   these  parts   enthralled j  me no end, and I suppose had no j  small measure in  directing me  into that manner  of  getting  a  living. I have no regrets on that  score in spite of the wet, cold,  dry, hot and what have you.'It  was a fine life. I  How Jimmy came to be clear-j  j ing land on the Pratt Road was j  j due to Tom Quann of the Bal-  Clean up week in Gibsons starts on Monday next,. April  fifth. We are looking forward quite eagerly to see wh,at can  be done by the population of a village, working in concert,  towards a common goal. ���  While various property owners and renters are already  well on their wa^ to having their own lots and yards trim and  tidy, ,their fences renewed or repaired, and their gardens  ,     ,        .���        , .     . .    . ,        , moral. Tom had fallen heir to:  kept spellbound by his tales of   _. , .      ,       .   ,   <  i     j w>         ^   v ��- t.   ,,    iJimmy,   and   was  hard  put  to  hardship  and   humor  that flu-:,       ���     ,   .  .     ,       ���-   , fy   ^  -_-*i���  __.i-_.-^ ^   .��__...    ~y     ' know what to do with him, for  he  was  past  handlogging   and  sidehill climbing. He found the  answer in this piece of ground  ...        ,      ��� .      , .   i which Quann had in mind for a  nothing else. He was not a big .    a     ,        .     . .       ,.  , . .    .   ..   .   , .     j summer place, where he himself  man, skinny in fact, but a wiry+      ,,      T.  ��� ,   w T.  . '      ..      ' ,.   r ��� could  retire,   and   gave  Jimmy  ently  and without  effort came  off his tongue to cover a period  of 50 years on this coast.  He   was   a   handlogger   and  This memory of the past came  to me'at a meeting of the Board  of Triade at Gibsons when a  member made a motion about  clearing land. Quann's ten acres  was good bottom land and had  contained a wonderful stand of |  old growth timber, but unfortunately an old fire had killed it  all long before the white man  came to Gibsons. The cedar did  not suffer, and the shingle bolters of a much later date had to  make three passes across the  area defore it was cleaned up.  The fir snags Jimmy chopped  down were rotten in the tap but  sound in the stump. I would say  that when that timber was green  green it would have easily run  100,000 B.M. to the acre.  This-is what Jimmy cleared,,  and when, he was though the  ground was absolutely clean and  fenced. It was sure a swell job.  Well, Where is it now? There are  some shake shacks on the front-  one of which I think w^as his*  and certainly not a credit to  later comers. As for the rest*  the 'alders have taken over and  I hope that from some celestial  shade where Jimmy has his just  reward and chew to his heart's  content, he will not take it.unkindly that his efforts were so  poorly appreciated. ;   -  W. fVicFadden, D.0.  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service?  mustang type that never tires.  We were shacking not far from  him  and -when he   was falling  the job to clear it for his keep.  Jimmy's drinking days were  done and also too were Quann's,  one of the enormous fir snags     , u j  j~       i.-     i  ���������,   ���,-        , _   _ ���--   ��, x ^     o* 4.1,      -i Jf j who sure  had done   his share.  spruced up for the season, there are others who seem to be j inat. eneumoerea tne place,  by Tobacco and grub was all he got  waiting for the fairies to arrive to do the good work in secret,  chopping,  the echo of his axe  ���     I was as regular as a metronome  It is to be hoped that roadsides and ditches, banks and ' and for hour after hour, and him  comers are not neglected in the attempt to clean up the, well past seventy.  village. Broken beer bottles along Marine Drive, tin cans and'  other rubbish dumped into the ravine near the Building  Supplies, tangles of Himalaya blackberry vines in odd. corners,  old cars rusting to extinction in many places, and other  nuisances,  could  be  removed  with benefit   to  the .whole  neighborhood.  His memories of his exploits  in Vancouver was encircled by a  list of hostelries, and when in  town, which was seldom, he  never moved out. of this orbit;  j I may miss one or two, but first  And while the Village is cleaning itself up,- we put in this I ^ foremost ������ he was a "Tommy  plea for the country dwellers: Please do not simply unload j ^obe^ts ���fn   ^Ich ^1!ant,the  the rubbish and nuisances onto the country roadsides or onto  ��������'l-_   ��"��� Alhambra,  the beaches. Last year, and for many years, village rubbish  has been dumped on and about Gospel Rock, into any handy  Creek or ravine or into the sea, just so long* as it is out of  sight for the moment. The Village benefits little from a  clean-up drive which simply moves the nuisance to the  neighbours. J  We also hope this spirit of Clean-Up will not die at the  end of the week. If every one uses common sense, good care,  and the services of the Garbage Collector, the Village could  stay a clean, attractive and healthful place for everyone.  Table scraps, unwashed tins and jars, and food wrappers,  at/tract flies, encourage rats and mice, and invite the prowling  cats, dogs and skunks of tlie neighborhood into the village.  These natural scavengers are often carriers or spreaders of  disease, and will only be discouraged by the removal of that  which attracts them.  While on the subject of Clean-Up, it is to be hoped that  the effort goes as far as a real drive against the rats, too. It  is not an encouraging, sight to prospective home oi' business  buyers to see large, well fed rats.on the streets or about  buildings. It can be done, by action, and continued action- by  everyone concerned.  A clean town is an ait/tractive and healthful town, and  usually becomes a prosperous one because it attracts those  who can bring prosperity to it.  Boulder, Bodega, Crown, Balmoral. There were others, but  they diminished in value as they  got farther iaway from Carrall  Street.  He would arrive in town with  an order or cheque which was  handed over to Tommy, and  from then on he 'would be in.  an alcoholic daze until he would  find himself back on the  float  nd Jimmy didn't smoke. \ He  chewed and chewed real steady.  This action of Jimmys was pretty  near a ritual. He chewed with  clockwork .regularity and spit  the same way. He was a clean  spitter with a poetic motion. He  would lean over a tobacco tin  with litter in it and with no  noise and very gently he would  lean back and a wipe from the  back of his hand, the tale would  go on.       ��� '       l  Like a great many more of his  kind-the very fact that he couldn't read sharpened his memory,  and as a reconteur of this sort  of experience I never met,his  equal. Loggers' names and place  names in the Inlets came to his  tongue readily. He could say  how many sections boomed Up  they got at a certain place, the  ,  ._,   ^ TT /    ,  Tt    , v time it took, who towed it, and-  at Port Harvey (not Hardy) <mjhow much they g6t ��or ,t  Fast cars and children  Once more it has been drawn to the attention of the  Coast News that there is danger in the combination of fast  cars and children, on the" same road.  This time, Granthams Landing is the scene. It is reported  that cars travelling towards Gibsons over that road do so at  excessive speeds. There are many children on the roads, particularly at about four in the aJtetnoon, when they get off  the school bus.  Small children are frequently endangered there, too.  There are two things which can be done to alleviate the  danger. The first is the observation of common-sense driving  practices by the motorist, and the second, where small children are concerned* is the establishment of a safe place as a  playground for them.  Cars parked along the edge of the'- roadway give the  motorist little chance, at any speed, to see small children who  will dart out from between the vehicles onto the roadway.  This creates still another problem * im-l with the topography  of Granthams, it will be hard to avoid this for some years.  It does seem, therefore, thai the motorist can do most for  safety by cautious driving.  Mill Expands  At Halfmoon Bay  W. Kolterman and partners  in the Kolterman Sawmills at  Half Moon Bay have faith in  the future of the Peninsula.  They proved this by expanding  their business.  Last  week   the   partners,   W.  JColterman, Ken Anderson, Doug  Roberts  and Dick Mosier  took  a  trip  to Vancouver and  purchased a gang-saw. This will be  installed by the middle of April  and   together  With   the   planer  will make this the most up-to-  date    mill    on    the    Peninsula-  rapable of turning out up to 24  thousand feet of lumber daily.  This should take care of most  of the limber needs of the Penin-  BUla. However it will take more  th/an expanding: businesses to  bring prosperity. Roads and  power are urgently needed.  ���ii  i.  DIVIDENDS from  EXTRA DOLLARS  Put your extra dollars to work  through the practical, convenient facilities of Investors  Mutual. Ask your Investors  Syndicate representative for full  details.  On April 30th, 1954,  The Graham Ambulance  And Funeral Service  Will Close  Permanently.  Write or  Phon��  NEV ASTLEY  District  Manager  730  Cambie ��t.,       FA  1931  L  Vancouver, B.C.  WATER tells th,  truth.about whisky  Put. Seagram's "83" to the water test.  Water, plain or sparkling,  reveals a whisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet.  capvams  xza/tadia/ijV/iidka  0^ Seagrams w^ Sure  This advertisement 1$ not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  J  \  The insurance agent provides  you more than protection when  you buy insurance. He provides  year 'round service.  He can do a good job for you.  It is His- business to serve your  requirements-���arranging your  insurance with one or more of  the companies represented by  hint, which offer the best coverage to fit your needs. Holding  an independent position in your  community, he works for your  greater good.  '' In case of loss, you benefit by his  guidance and assistance. Whether  it's an emergency or a simple  routine matter, your insurance  agent is ready to assist you the  moment you call.  Enjoy the personal service provided by an insurance agent  or broker.  i  i  THE INSURANCE AGENTS'  ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Look for thi$  symbol before you  buy fire, casualty  or auto insurance; By ARIES  Noticed   many   people   from  Half Moon Bay,  Roberts Creek i  arid  -Gtibsons   in (the   audience!  ^enjoying the address by the Hon.'  James     Sinclair,    Minister    of  Fisheries. Mr. Sinclair spoke of.  his recent visit to India, Pakistan,   Burma   and  Malaya,   and  explained  at  some   length   the  ���Colombo   Plan    in   which    the  commonwealth nations are helping  backward  nations   to   Am-  .prove their standard.  Mr. Sinclair is a remarkable  speaker and carried his audience  .-along wiith him in a review of  these countries. He was entertained by many high officials  -during his tour, amongst them  Prime Minister Nehru.  Mrs. Sinclair accompanied him  on his -mission, and, we thought  what (a wonderful impression  these two young people would  have in their approach to these  problems which confront us  . today, of tremendous wealth on  ���one side, and abject poverty on  the other.  At the close of the meeting,  Dr. Duncan McColl thanked Mr.  Sinclair for his address, and re-  /     ,freshments were served by the  local association.  Many happy returns to tlie  Toynbee ��� twins, Micheal and  Taul. Seven years old they tell  us. Son's of Mr. and Mrs. John  Toynbee, they are identical  twins.  Mr. V.F.  Dunn is back once  more  ffirom. iShaugfhnesisy  Hospital.   No   place like  home  he  says.  Mr. Jack Wood is coming along  very  well.   Still   in St.   Paul's  Hospital.  Mr. Stuart Killick also getting  along well in Shaughnessy. We  hope he will be tyomesoon.  Mrs. Stan Parker  is in Vancouver en route to'Prince Rupert'  '' Mr. John Cluse also in Van-  ^    couver for a few days.  , Nice to see Mr. Jack Redman  out and around again. He has  been suffering from a smashed  foot.  The   Work   is  coming   along  very well at Hackett Park.  It  is   wonderful  what these  bulldozers can accomplish, one night,  all bush up  there,  next night,  two nice roads   all around   the  property. It 'will be a nice spot  when finished, we hated to see  the vDog Woods  coming   down,  but evidently Bulldozers are no  respectors of trees.  We wish to wellome a newcomer to  Sechelt,  Mrs. Burrel,  hope she will like it here with  ���us.  Winners at the Wednesday  evening show were G. Wagman,  Barbara Flay and Mr. Doyle a  visitor from Victoria.  Congratulations   to   Mr.   and  Mrs. C.L. Gordon on the  occasion   of   their   golden   wedding!  anniversary. ���  Sechelt  Hook & Ladder  In the event of an alarm of  fire the public are requested to  ���wait a few minutes before telephoning the exchange to ascertain the location of the fire, in  order that the Firemen may first  be notified.  Firemeni have a saying that  "a clean building seldom burns".  This means that the majority of  all fires start in dirty chimneys,  trash piles, rubbish or stored  "odds and ends that accumulate  around the house.  Check your closets, attic and  basement for cast-off articles  that would burn easily. They  include such things as curtains,  draperies, table cloths, dresses,  bed clothes, lamp shades, coats  suits, wicker and wooden furniture, rags and linoleum. Clean  out your storage places. You  will be surprised at how many  burnable odds and ends are  really useless to you. Don't let  them make your home a fire  hazard.  Go after *the rubbish in> your  back yard, ini lanes and vacant  lots near your home. Collect the  rubbish and burn it. Your local  Firemen will greatly appreciate  your co-operation by having  your chimneys cleaned and other  combustible'articles cleared out  and burned. There have been  five chimney fire's:.already this  year, almost the total for the  whole of last year.  Halfmoon  Beams  F. Cormack  Activity in the summer places  was at a minimum last week.  The cooler -weather discouraged  many from coming up. However  a few hardy souls enjoyed the  cool but sunny weekend. Mr.  and Mrs. H. Hunt of Vancouver  will remain for a week at their  Redrooffs summer home. Others  up for the weekend were Miss  Pat Cooper, now training in the  Vancouver General Hospital,  Don Ross. George Nairn, and  Leh Greenall of Vancouver- and  Don McDonald, Syd Shaw, and  C. Fredrickson of New Westminster.  We learn that. Mr. B.L. Pearce  of Vancouver v/ho has a summer  cottage at Welcome Beach has  been seriously ill but is now on  the road to recovery with orders  to "take it easy". Mr. Pearce is  the brother of Harold Pearce of  Hedrooffs.  Mrs. Rat Ness is the new mail  courier on our rural mail route,  having taken over from Gordie  King who left for Vancouver  last week to take up his new  duties with Simpson-Sears. His  fnp-uly will follow him shortly.  The Roy Doyles have returned  as permanent residents of Half  Mbon   Bay,   (having   purchased  Thursday April 1, 1954 The  Coast News  the i:Cec"'  Chrmberdlin home.  Mrs. Harold Pearce of Redrooffs had a surprise vijsit last  week from her sister ' Mrs.  Gilbert Hayden and her husband  frcm Saskatchewan. They were  returning home vir< the Coast  from a winter in Texas.  We learn from the General  Hospital that Bill Meikle came  through his operation successfully and he has a good chance  of recovery. We all look forward  to seeing him home in the near1  future, as we miss his cheery  smile along the road. *  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered   Accoa.ma._a  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow  1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  v*,N_AC����   ���'**�����'     --/.��. ��'|  ,i;  -"-^^^i^^^aii^��  ave  EFFECTIVE APRIL  The Canadian Governments telephone system west of  the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia has been  purchased by the British Columbia Telephone Company  and the North'west Telephone Company, and the  system was taken over by those companies on April 1.  The work of integrating the Government telephone  system with our existing systems is complicated and  detailed, and while it is well under way, it will not be  fully completed for some time.  Already telephone men have gone into the field to begin  the gathering of data on which to base a program of  expansion and improvement. This program will have  three main phases: (1) providing additional long distance  circuits; (2) giving telephone service to many of the people  who are waiting; (3) gradually improving the existing  plant. Already we have increased the long distance  facilities between Vancouver and central B.C. and more  circuits are to be added soon. Other improvements in  long distance service are planned for the near future.'  The North'west Telephone Company has acquired that  portion of the system within its operating area on the  coast from Campbell River and Powell River northward.  The British Columbia Telephone Company has taken  over the remainder.  exchanges in the territory taken over are as follows:  BY THE BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY  Terrace  Haselton  Smithers  Telkwa���served by Smithers  Houston���served by Smithers  Burns Lake  Vanderhoof  Fort St. James  Quesnel  Wells���including Barkerville  Williams Lake  Alexis Creek  100 Mile House  Forest Grove���served by  100 Mile House  Clinton  Ashcroft  Lytton  Lillooet  Shalalth���served by Lillooet  Gibsons  Sechelt  Pender Harbour���served by Sechelt  Port Renfrew  Bamfield  Ucluelet  Tofino  Ahousat���(including Hot Springs  Cove���Boat Basin���Estevan���-  Hesquiat)  Thetis Island���served by Chemainus  Gabriola Island���served by Nanaimo  Hornby Island���served by Courtenay  BY THE NORTH-WEST TELEPHONE COMPANY  Quadra Island���served by Campbell River  Kelsey Bay  Alert Bay  Sointula���served by Alert Bay  Nimpkish���served by Alert Bay  Port Hardy  Queen Charlotte City  Port Clements  Massett  In addition to the exchanges listed above, we will  serve numerous places too small to be classed as exchanges.  These will be classed as toll (long distance) stations.  Several of the exchanges listed above have no switch'  boards of their own but are served from nearby switch'  boards. Telkwa, for example, is served from Smithers.  In addition to the exchanges, we are acquiring numerous  long distance lines, including those' between Prince  George and Ashcroft on the main telephone route to  central British Columbia.  A boundary is being set for each telephone exchange.  For telephones within an exchange area there will be  a monthly exchange rental based on the number of  telephones served by the exchange.  Telephones outside of an exchange area will be classed  as toll (long distance) stations, and a charge will be made  for all calls placed from such stations, even to other  telephones on theNsame line. There will be no monthly  rental charged for toll stations but there will be a  moderate guarantee required.  The rates which went into effect on April 1 throughout  the former Government system are the standard ones  in use by the two companies in accordance with their  officially filed tariffs. The companies follow the standard  practice of having business telephone rates higher than  those for residence telephones. While there will be an  increase in business rates, the basic rates for multiparty residence service will be reduced. Most sub*  scribers will pay less. There will be no surcharge for  Monophones.  Some short'haul long distance rates will be increased,  while generally those between the former Government  territory and the systems of the two telephone companies  will be reduced.  Exchange rentals will be billed a month in advance. In  order to distribute the b lling work evenly, ail exchanges  do not have the same billing period. For some exchanges  the billing period is the calendar month while for many  others it is- not. The billing date is clearly set forth  on the bill, and the date by which, payment is due is  also shown.  To each existing subscriber in the Government territory  we are sending a contract for signature, covering the  arrangements between him and the telephone company  which will serve him.  All Government telephone personnel will be employed  by the telephone companies, and will receive not less  than their old rates of pay. In general, the wage scales  of the companies are higher than those of the Govern'  ment system.  BRITISH  COLUMBIA   TELEPHONE   COMPANY  NORTH-WEST   TELEPHONE    COMPANY The Coast News Thursday April 1, 1954  Gibsons $3ews  This   Also   Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  GBOUND OBSERVERS  ariety Might  iteo  There was a good representa  Last  Friday   evening   March! tion   of  Sechelt  parents   at  El  26th, the Ground Observers held j phinstone    Variety    night    last  a meeting in the Anglican Parish j Friday.   Teachers   and   students  Hall. F/O Norm Dick and LAC . hard worked hard to make it the  -John Pym gave a very interest-' success it undoubtedly was.  ing talk on the Ground Observ- j     The first half of the program,  ��rs' Duties and afterwards they' taking in boyrs physical educa-  showed   three   very   interesting  tion  classes through the whole  .Films, one on Ground Observers;   school was most enjoyable and  One on Life Rafts etc., and one   reflected   great  credit   on   Mrs.  Friday Foj  p  oiice Court News  by  Cherry  Whitaker  A total stranger dropping   in | la MAGISTRATE JOHNSTON'S  on the Peninsula would be quite -, COURT  justified  in hasty   departure  if:     Thls week' three local drivers  he were to judge as normal the! ^covered   thaty,sometimes   it  nervous  twitchings  of   at *least| p,ays  to,emulate ^ srcail^ The  half of the resident female popu  iation.  slow    zone    'at    Wilson    Creek  caught  Ronald Victor DeMarco  ��� Don't Be  For at least a week now faces:  of  Pender   Harbour,   Raymond  have  been   pale,  hands   shakey;  '��� Whiting   of   Hopkins   Landing,  and  William A.   Sutherland   of;  Spicy and Fresh  on B.C. Industries.  Glass-ord and M. Clark. The  choir under the capable direction of Mrs. Vernon, finished the  iBATE PAYERS MEET  Thursday   March   25th.   The   ,.    . .     .   ..  -r, .     T, ���,        x n   ^        urst part  of  the  evening very  Hate Payers had   a  full Com-    i tl r  .ittee meeting at R. Macnicols   P Jf. ,"    . ,     , .   .,  The   school   orchestra   at   the  end, with no apparent direction,  was    exceedingly    good,    many  mi  home. Topics of interest to the  District were  discussed, at 'the  conclusion   Mrs.  Macnicol assis- ,     ���    . _.       .  ted by Mrs. Ben Knight served  parffs ^f. were seen tapping  refreshments. "    I to  <?e rf h*\a"d ?t seemed ,a  i waste of  good dance  music to  CARD PARTY j just sit and listen. One had the  The Social Credit held a very  urge to get out onto the floor  successful  Whist   and   Cribbage and dance.  Party last Friday night. Winners I ~~ ���~ ~ r~  were: Cribbage, First Prize, Mrs. j  Whiting and Mr. Wheeler; Con- j . y.      . .  .solation, Mrs. Wheeler and Mr. I Weekly  and brows moist���Blonde,  bru-   _., ,,      ...    ,       , ,  ,   ..       ,      , .      .���   , ��� Gibsons  all  with   too  heavy   a  nette and silver heads are buried! '     i'  in books of uniform size, shape  and     color���conversations     are  Home Of Quality Baking:  Phone 117  foot on the accelerator.  The   magistrate   handed   outi  ,                               ,   . .      fines  of  ten   dollars   and  costs  punctured with  moans,  shrieks Jn each cage  j  or nervous giggles and the lulls  between  are   as  happy  as   the  Gravedigger' s scene from  Hamlet. g  Harry Wise of Pender Harbour  was found guilty of drinking in  a public place,  to wit, his car,  on the highway at Garden Bay.  This   brought   a   fine   of   fifty  exists at present and happy will doU^ and costs-_  'Tis a sad state of affairs that  be   the day,  two' weeks hence  For supplying an Indian with  when the Motor Vehicle Driver's  beer cost Richard Crummy the  tests are over. There will prob- sum of fifty dollars and  costs  ably   be   some   casualties,   but An additional charge of having  Earls. Whist winners were, First  Prize, Mrs. Bradford and Mr.  Frolic. Consolation, Mrs. Osborne and Mr. D. Smith. The  .next Drive will be on April 9th.  ENGINEER HURT  Mr. Jim Stephen's, Resident  Engineer on the Agamemnon  Road was seriously injured last  Saturday when a log apparently  rolled on him. He was taken to  St. Mary's Hospital at Garden  Bay for treatment and then  flown to Vancouver by Ambulance plane.  Mr.   Bryant,   father   of   Mrs."  Westall,   of  Russell   Road  Gibsons, Was taken  to Hospital at  iGarden Bay last Saturday March  .27th; for rest and treatment.  Col  umn  even the worst is better than the  uncertainty  The  victorious  possessors   of Cq^s  brand new unrestricted licenses.   will   be a  little  unbearable   in  beer on the Reserve brought an  ddition'al fine of ten dollars and  their pride for a while,- but they  WILSON   CREEK  will have paid a high price 'in���; HALL   PROGRESSES  mental agony, so none will be-!     The work of putting the siding  'WESKITS" in-Plaid Wool by St. Michael  or in Corduroy in Solid Colors.  "BOLEROS" Knit for Spring.  Just ithe thing over a Light Blouse  or under your Suit Coat!  Dainty Pique Collars to Brighten a Dress  Shortie Coats From $16.95,'  All Wool Blazers, Navy With White $8.95  See our "HALF-PRICE   RACK" of Dresses,  Blouses, House Coats and Rain Coats!  >C1  S  & STYLE SHOPPE  Phone 35  GIBSONS  Bal's Block  Tony   Gargrave  Much of my work this Session  has been  visits  to   the Depart-  up on the Wilson Creek Com-  mlnity Hall has been completed,  and greatly improves the look of  the building. The next step will.  grudge   their   temporary   pride  in achievement.  Being  one, of  those   who   is  about to be led to the slaughter  I    understand   how   they   feel, j be to paint the outside.  though I'm not sure whether it's j     The good work  of W.C. Mc-  going  to be an ordeal or, not. J Cullough,   F.  Mutter,   T.   Cole,  After  doing  the   written  exam! and R. Whitaker, ini completing  and taking the eye-test in Van- this job  is acknowledged with  couver last summer I doubt if gratitude    by    the   Hall . Asso-  .   ���   ,���         , ���.,         .      .        J- things could   be  any  worse. It ciation.  meats to speed the extension of | took  tWQ anfl a h&]�� hours . to  : ��� __ ���  fnd   P^enTr^^^^ instincts l feel that X'have  ^u   *-��.uer   x_��-�����u_ > J^* j waiting to reel into the second  a  chance  of  being  allowed  to  black topping of the Peninsula ;ste( tQ be informed that venture bey0nd Pender Harbour  Highway; and unproved parking    .^^ tWQ hourg mu8telapse and Port Mellon, but if the male'  CTf nresenl I am cooperating' before * could take the fifteen that goes for the required jaunt  At present Um       ^^  J?f: minutes road test. in  the Anglia,  dislikes women  as closely as possible with  the             ^            x didn        ^ principie, or Can'e face life!  Citizens   Committee   at   Sechelt -      ,    .        vsrheelba ro     fo   th if        a r  a d  I '  on the increased.water-rates       | rest rf ^ When ^.g^ *e���� f or ^ou'gh^rTde^Af ter all:  ^^e^^^^^iingly  conceded  that perhaps  1 8:40 a.m. is somewhat early to  tv, v       ���     ��� ��    ���-k        > H��n ^      Jv^^t  taf T  could drive  a  <*r  without "en- have to. explain that its a pecu-'  The work party at the Gibsons j by    the    gover���e��*    "* J�� dan     j     more ^     QQ%��� Q machine    ^  Legion     Hall    last    week-end Amendments to  the  Workmen s al . ^ J three  ^        ,  accomplished   a   surpr.ising Compensation Act. ^ * *���  license I might get in the next starting,   and   that   the  starter  amount m the ^way of remodel-   know local people who are re-  hundred     ^ wouid growlsS'like a Kodiak bear be-'  LEGION WORK PARTY  ling and refinishing in the base  ment quarters.  The    counters    and  small    inadequate  ceiVmg    ��u����    ��..^��w��^.-  stamped  across its face:   ��STjs-  cause   that's  the  way   it   came'  pensions    because    of     n]um    pECTED   QF   cmMINAL   IN_, frQm .    ^ ov���rhaul, and  serving  received at work long ago. You   TfiNT   TO ..OBTAIN   LICENSE not   because   it   has   a   natural;  Watch our Windows  FOR  Specials, Weekly  Commencing Fri. Apr. 2nd  FREE TV TESTING  howe mm th mm. co. ltd.  PHONE 39  GIBSON?  PERSONAL   SERVICE  ALWAYS  facilities    were    removed    and i can be sure that the CCF Group  By    praudulent^mea^^  ^stored for the time being   and wiU be batttmg for an mcr^ase   Furthermore I-paid   one green   it   just   naturally   takes   to the  SL^blrT118 ^ ^iJ^t^^^L^s^ pTth^ th%^^-^>ush w^n it meets a lotfng,  y��.��� ,       .   .      - ;    .     _-++���-     ,��.    hv,������,  find the receipt and felt  gene-  truck.  This is a hangover from,  Fifteen  men   turned   out  tor  nnpor a        ^   ^en.   ^n/e    ral*   ^omy "about  the   whole  an encounter on the Halfmoon  .this   piece   of   improvement   to   dffan, and  the   lecent  changes  ^^ ^^ hm ^ ^ gummer>s dust :  If those arbiters of our driving j     To   all   fellow-sufferers���the  :the T/egion building. in the BCHIS, I will give a radio  ..Gibsons Fire Department was  report v.ext Sunday at 4:45 p.m.   ,     . . .���     , .  !busy cleaning up their fire hoses  over the Nanaimo radio station  destin>' have a few ^ic Christ-J best of luck  ;and   other   equipment   outdoors  CHUB.   The  broadcast   will  be  -iSbas week.   They   expect  to  be  made direct from Victcria and I  'out on  the  streets  in practical  will explain these matters more  work of many kinds,   with  the  fully,  .good weather. i     If  you would like to discuss  Mrs. A.D. McDonald of Kam- some problem personally with  ;sack, Saskatchewan, is visiting me, please watch the local paper  in Gibsons, with her sister, Mrs. for a series of meetings that I  JJzi. Marshall, Sr. i will be holding in  the district.  Meet The Farmer's Daughter  NOTICE:  To Roberts Creek Residents  SMALLPOX VACCINATIONS will be given to Infants  and Pre-School Children at Monthly Public Health  Clinic to be held on April 6th, at 2:30 p.m. at Roberta!  Creek School. Please attend early.  This Week's Special  1  Only  SEPTIC TANK  Capacity, 245 Gallons. 38" diameter, 4S" deep..  PRICE  JUST  $52.50  ODD   LINES   OF   ASPHALT   SHINGLES,  To Clear at Cost.  PURCHASE   PREMIUM   DRAW:   Lucky Ticket  No.  24112  Supervised   By   Commissioner   Wally   Peterson.  That ticket  you  received   with  your  purchase   at  our  Sale  may be the one. Check your numbers now, and call in for  your RADIO on ox before April  15th. Failing this,  another  draw will be made rthat day. v  HELP YOUR MAY DAY COMMITTEE. Support their  efforts by attending their DANCE on Saturday April 3rd,  in the School Hall, Gibsons.  JoSsn Wood  Phone Your Hardware Number: 32, Gibsons  )  Merchalits, Night  AT  GIBSONS THEATRE  FRIDAY NIGHTS AT APPROX. 9:10 p.m.  (Draw after News, second show)  Last Week Winners  Mrs,. Jeff Norman won the $10.00 Gift Certificate  on Graysons Grocery  Mr. Barnes won two theatre passes   ���  Howe Sound Trading Ltd.     Standard Motors No. 1-2-3  Graysons Ltd. John Wood Hardware'& Appliances  Knowles Service Hardware Ltd.  Don't Forget JACKPOT NIGHT on WEDNESDAY.  Jackpot Draw Wednesday  Night,.  FERRY CAFE opEN evenings  WEDNESDAY,        FRIDAY,        SATURDAY  W0#if J^iippiP  BUILD  ESTHER WILLIAMS in a rare picture when the candid  cameraman finds her feeding some hay to a contented  ���and lucky���cov�� instead of peering out from a pool.  Esther and her new friend met while the mermaid wa3  on location filming the M-G-M Technicolor musical,  "Dangerous When Wet."  Take advantage of Hie long stretch  of good building weather ahead to  start construction on your home now  . . . and have it reedy for occupancy  by Fa!!. To be sure of top workmanship throughout and completion as  per schedule, bring "your plans to us.  Estimates Submitted Wftfcsut Q_��!��g_ifi��n  ON ALL MATERIALS  Gibsons 53  'WE CARRY THE STOCK' fTT"'  !>  Thursday April 1, 1954        The Coast News  New Correspondent  Oown the Alley...  O       L    11     n      ���      n GIBSPNS   MIXED  Secneli, Davis Bay   . s*ars to i-*���^ 254-s-  7 J J.  Connor,  293,  D.  Davies,  265,  By now, our readers will have J.   Mainil 274,  R.  Gray  256,  J.  recognized the new styles of the Drummond   639,   J.   Mainil   274.  The Gibsons Public Library  Association has recently added  a few new books to its shelves.  The following Fiction titles were  in  the shipment:  Barnes:  Tudor Rose;-Benson:-'  Target     in     Taffeta;     Bentley,! writers of two sources of news Whizzbangs,  2936,  33 points.  House of  Moreys;  Ertz:  Invita-^ items.  One is our new Sechelt  1954 OLDSMOBILE SUPER "88" FOUR-DOOR SEDAN  Road-hugging beauty, ancfa smooth ride are characteristic of this lowest of Oldsr^obiles, the 1954 model,  with road height of 60.5 inches as exemplified in this Super "88" forr-door sedan. The custom-styled panoramic Windshield greatly increases forward vision and help ������ac-.-ant the low contour hood and rear  deck. The wraparound windshield gracefully merges with the ��� ew fce7stone-shap,'d wind vc.it The cowl-  wide ventilator with stainless steel intake grille improves the heating and fresh air ven'ilation system,  which is incorporated in a compact unit at the rear of the.engine cu-apartment. Inierioi aj ;:>o:'v.m"nts are  luxurious, with three upholstery color, choices in two types of njloii cloih". Powt-ring the Super "38" is  a more powerful 185 h.p. "Rocket" engine with 8.25 to 1 compression ratio. Safety power steering, power  brakes. Hydra-Matic Drive, Autronic Eye, two-tone paint, rear wheel fender panels and white wall tires  are optional extras '  or   terms   SI,000  Coleridge    Realty,  tion to Folly; Gardner, Hesitant; Correspondent,  Mrs. Betty Wil-   *J"oO Late To CfiaSSffV  Hostess;   Goudge:  Heart  of the.' liams, who has taken the place  Family; Hildton: Time and Time| of   Mrs.   Phyllis   Waddel,   who   FOR SALE  Again;   Richter:   Light  in   the left for an indefinite stay. The     Very    attractive    little    home  Fcrsst;   Ridge:   Femily   Album;  other is Mrs. Dorothy Erickson, sltuated on developed acre. Low  .rackville-W-est:     Easter    Party;   of   Davis   Bay,   who   has   taken   axc,"J-   So,00  Shellabarger: Lod Vanity; Stein- over the news for that area.       cash.    John  beck:   East     f   Eden;   Thirkell:       Both     these     correspondentsGibsons' BC" -            Hady Return. j will take classified advertising,      Investment!      Six   acres   in  Nor.i Fiction Titles added were:  subscriptions,    notices    and   all village with  six  roomed  house  Bodley:   Warrior Saint;  Mar- little odds and ends in connec- aruj cotta��e. View. $6,500 Terms.  shall:   Man   Called   Peter;   Ser- tion with the representation  of John -Coleridge Realty,  GJbsons.  geant: Wiila  Cather. an  area in  a  local  Newspaper,        ���        ���      | in addition to their news cover-   HELP WANTED  age. Keep your area in the news     Well-Digger^     for     Summe*)  by contacting your local corres- Cottage.-?.   State hourly wage,  or  pondent. rate per foot. Box 4 Coast News.  14  Date Pad  Gibsons Parish Hall  Annual   meeting   of  Wilson Creek  ��-��������-�����_-�����������������-������Mn_���a.  by  Minus Three  Thanks for the nice comments  on my first efforts in last week's  issue.   Would  like  co-operation  . on  local  happenings,  Birthday  ' doings,   visitors,   and   a   word  s; about  sick and  absent  friends,  ;; so   that   this   can  be   made  an  interesting   little   column.  Kay-  Fransike Willi  pass   on  . any .notes. ^Glad  to  say Vic  is  picking  up   aftf^r  nearly   ;two>  weeks   in   bed,   with  Bronchial  '  pneumonia,  not flu.  Our  new  friend,   Mrs.   A.R  Crejghiton    found  ��� tUe  > cold  Last Rites  For Mrs. Talbot  Cancer Fund  Drive Opens  April 1 -  8:00 p.m.,  C.N.I.B.  April 1 ��� Gibsons Rate Payers meeting in United Church  Hall.  April   2   ���   Gibsons   School  Hall, 2 to 4:30, Spring tea, sale  of  home   cooking,   sewing   and  plants. Transportation from taxi  Mrs.   Alice   Amelia  Adelaide!     Today  marks the opening of stand.  Talbot, 79 years of age, passed  the  1954 Conquer Cancer Cam-      April   2   ���   Roberts     Creek  away in Vancouver on Friday,  paign .across this continent The   United  Church,   sale  of  Home  March 26th,  and  funeral  serv-, B.C. objective is set for $200,000.   Cooking etc., from 2 to 4:30.  ice was held in the St. Bartholo- j     This money "  is  desperately       April   3   ���   Roberts   Creek,  mew's  Anglican Church  in' needed"   to   enable  the  British  Community  Hall.   Eastern  Star  Gibsons on Monday March 29th, I Columbia   Foundation   to   erect presents    the    Choraliers,    pro-  conducted   by   the   Rev.   H.U. i a new boarding home-for patir,ceeds in aid of "the Cancer Fund.!  Oswald. Internment was in thejents   taking   treatment   at   the 8:00   p.m.   Tickets   on   sale   at'  Seaview   Cemetery,   beside   her j British  Columbia  Cancer  Insti- Totem Realty.  ilate  husband,   Richard   Talbot, j tute in Vancouver, and to carry;     April 3 ��� Hard Times Dance,  who had been buried there  in  on the B.C. Division, Canadian"Gibsons School Hall���May Day  Current prices.    STAG FUELS,   _.. tfn  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.  wrmntE  FOR SALE  Bush   wood,   Fir   and   Alder.  1944.     Funeral     arrangements! Cancer Society's three-fold pro- Committee.  weather   very    trying   so    has were managed .by  w-  Graham.! gramme: research into the cause      April 4 ��� School Hall Base-  ! gone to visit her daughter and      Surviving  are  her   daughter,  ; sonf-mUaw,   Mr.   and   Mrs.   M.! Mrs- Mildred Allen, of Vancou-  :  Carter in West Vancouver. We y,r' and two  grand daughters,  hope to have her back soon.  Beverly and Jacqueline.  The , Alex  Lambs  and young  The Talbots came to Gibsons  ,:_o���'iiad a   very  pleasant visit  -l���st thirty years ago, and had  at the week-end from Mr.  and'been  aotlve" in community and  Church affairs iri their time.  Mr. Talbot had helped to move.  the Anglican Church building  from Granthams Landing to its  present site, and had helped to  rebuild it into the present St.  Bartholomew's, twenty eight  years ago.  Mrs. Taltfofriwas a very active  worker for the Church, and was  made a Life Member of the  Women's Au x rl i ar y of St.  Bartholomew's  For years, the Talbots occupied the farm on the North Road  now owned by Mr. Clowry.  Later Mro. Talbot moved to a  house on the Jack Allen place  ;; Mrs.    T.H.    Lamb,   Senior.    In  iact; the family was well repre-  ��� ' sented   Sunday   afternoon,   dis  cussing plans for logging again  in tlie near future.  My   efforts   wiill  be   limited  ��� this week, as I became a mem-  iiber of the 'Helpful Aunts' .when  .1   took   over   oh   short'   notice  during the absence of Mr. and  ���.Mrs. Mike Jackson on a busi-  ; ness . trip to Portland and  Seattle. Called on the Harold  Pearl family, who send cordial  greetings to all friends in this  distict   and   Selma   Park.  "Three Men  in   a Boat"  had  nothing    on    the    exploits    of  and cures of cancer, welfare for ment at 2 p.m. Farmers' Insti-  needy dancer patients in B.C., tute Junior,garden club meeting,  and an, educational programme April 4 ��� Gibsons School  to: alert B.C. citizens to cancer^ Grounds, 10 a.m., Gibsons Mer-  symptoms. j chants. softball  practice  all in-  W.H. Malkin, Provincial Chair- terested please attend. Come on  man of the campaign, said that,, fellows we need good players  the    "Cancer   Foundation   and  for  pennant winning  team.  phone 21 J, Gibsons.  Onan charging plant 1250  watt, also Handskell Table loom  371/- inches wide, ultra modern  polished aluminum, beautiful  machine scarcely used, reason  for selling ill health. Mrs. J.  Reeves R.R.I. Gibsons.   . 13  FOR   SALE  Rough  and  Planed  Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   ?Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Side-walk Bike, fair condition,  For sale, modern 2 bedroom,  home, 3 piece bath, completely  furnished, finest view in Gibsons  full price only $5950, terms  $4250 down balance as rent.  Totem Realty, Gibsons.  Gravel ��� 15 cents yard in large  Society    in    British    Columbia       April   5   ���   Gibsons  Parish  $15-0o. Phone Wilson Creek 5R.   quantities, 20 cents yard in small  depends entirely on, the gene- Hall. General meeting Farmers'  rosity of the people in B.C. to Institute. Special films on gardens, agriculture, all welcome.  i lots    at   pit.    Tom   Snodgrass,  KROMHOFF    R.O.P.    SIRED  Selma Park, Phone 75R. 14  BABY   CHICKS. From our ex-  KROMHOFF    POULTS   FOR  carry through their plans."  "I would like  to remind our'     April 5  ���  Gibsons:  L.A.  to   elusive   chick   hatchery   ���   all',  citizens  that  cancer can strike Brownies and Guides will meet   popular    breeds    and    crosses, i 54    Western   Canada's  Largest  anyone ��� but,.fortunately, each,,.at the home pf Mrs. Robertson  started pullets all ages. WRITE, Exclu^e poult producers  ���  �� i ., _. �� -,  -,      ..-_-���-_ ..-, WRITE TO-DAY for catalogue  and   prices.   Kromhoff  Turkey  Farms  Ltd.,   R.R.   No.   5,  New  one of us; through our time or at 8 p.m. | TO DAY  FOR "PRICES.  Krom  our money,   can strike back at      April 7 ��� Sechelt Legion Hall  hoff Chick Hatcheries, R.R. No.  5, New Westminster, B.C.  David and Allan Renton, and a} ^^hamt Landing. Of late,  ���the watchful eye of Mrs. Galli-j she   has   been   livinS   in   Van"  ���fcjud   at   Stratford   Camp,   and j COuVer;   boarded     a     stored     row-boat' ��� .  half filled with rain water. on Beave1r CoYe- H- McGraw up for  the school grounds. Were haul- Ta ^eek~f <l recently, visiting the  ed out, wet to.the top of their L?: Jackson'S- Joe Fields feeling  britches, but quite pleased with , ^Ll0^1^!' but GXpects .to  their  adventure.  ' Glad to report Mrs. G. Findlay  and Mr. and Mrs. Guinness are  feeling better and able to get  ���out again. Mr. and Mrs. Amund-  son have moved into a cottage  .near the Trading Post, also Mr.  and Mrs. Ken Piper and daugh-  terA in. the Kynock house, both  contracting for the Silver Skagit  Company.  Jim Renton is now located at  go   into   Shaughnessy   soon   for  treatment.  We all miss the weekly visits  of Jack Reeves and his faithful  horse 'Norah', always a cheery  smile and greeting for all of us.  Classified  brings aefior  Just Like 'Milk'!  ���cancer", he said. j at 8 p.m. Executive Committee  The Conquer Cancer Campaign' Boy Scouts  will  continue - throughout   this,  month.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  ���    April 4th, 1954  5th Sunday  in Lent  St.      bartnoiomew's .    Cnurch  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m._ Choral   Communion  St.   Hilda's   Church   -���   Secheit;  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  *t.    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.  r'ublic   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.  BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00 p.m. Sunday School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  Astral fridge, ideal for small  home,  $65.00.  Mrs.  W. Skellett  13  April 9 ���, Legion Hall Gibsons. Easter Tea and home cooking, 2 to 5 p.m., by Legion  Branch 109  W.A.  April 9 School Hall at 8 p.m. ......       ._ ,    .  another popular whist and crib-  ��ow ��� "����� 50�� ">' '��r 4^.slx  Westminster, B.C.  Sr.  ,Gibsons.  SPECIAL:  Choice    Broilers,  1 logging horse, 8 years old,  1200 lbs., with good harness  $125.00. Nap Desbiens, Pender  Harbour.  or  more.   Prepared   for   frying.  F.J.   Wyngaert,   phone   Gibsons  15  bage drive, prizes refreshments.  April 12 ��� A.G. Macdougall,  District   Administrator   will   be  10'  at the office .of John Coleridge,  for  the  discussion  of  problems  fenced,"two  houses,  one  leased  Totem  Realty  at Gibsons.  WHY    NOT    START    THAT  DREAM   HOME   ���  here   is   a  million   dollar  view  lot  ONLY  For   sale,   3   cleared  lots,   all  $395 cash ��ul1 Price, none finer.  with Veterans  April 12 ��� Gibsons Elementary School 8:00 p.m. ��� PTA  meeting.  April 12 ��� Sechelt, home of  Mrs. L. Powell . at 8:00 p.m.,  meeting local association of  Brownies and Guides.  April 19 ��� Wilson Creek  Community Club Easter tea 2  to 5.  April 20 ��� Gibsons Anglican  for $45 per month, the other  just vacated rents for $35, lovely  I location near beach, level, no  hills, you can move in today,  start building a third house on  the other lot. Financial security  through rentals, full price S6950  terms $500 down balance $50  per month. Always a better buy  at Totem* Realty,  Gibsons, B.C. j  5   acres   with   4-room  noon,   W.I.   Luncheon Box 3, Coast News.  house.  15  Hall   12  meeting.  April 23i ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall W.I. tea and plant  sale  Ap<ril   24   -   An  evening   of CEDAR POLES. Write or phone  TIMBER WANTED:  WANTED:  PEELED  OR  UN-  PEELED    FIR    PILING    AND  10 foot row boat, built by  Stirling Ship Yards. 4 years old.  I<ic.jl for troller, packer or beach  cr.mber. Phone Gibsons 59S.  Beatty  gas  washing  machine  with   porcelain  tub.   Good   con-  cViion,   $50.00.   Phone   Sechelt  97J.  H.B. Gordon Agencies: Real  Estate, Car Insurance, Fire In-  surance. Phone Sechelt 53 J.  Evenings and Holidays, H.B;  Gordon 81 H. or T.E. Duffy,  31 N. tfn  Chamber     Music    by  Creek String  Orchestra  in   the  Legion  Hall,  Roberts  Creek  at ster��  B-C  8 p.m. j  April 26 ��� Selma Park Community   Centre  Spring  tea  and  home cooking 2 p.m. j  April   30   ��� .Selma   Park  at  S p.m. VON board meeting.  May 4  ���  Sechelt  May  Day  Roberts Timber Preservers Limited, Foot  of Trapp  Road,  New  Westmin-  15  Legals  4 excellent buys in used- Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $_50.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. '      tfn.  POULTRY  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Purchase Land  If interested in Baby Chicks  send for our free 1954 Catalogue. The Appleby Poultry  Breeding   Farm,   Mission   City,  ie  Two drained glasses and three smiling faces show the success of  new "milk" products to be used in feeding needy children by the  United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The three young samplers were part of a jury of six American children which tasted and  judged soybean "milk," fish flour rolls, and reconstituted powdered  milk with UNICEF playing the anxious host at a recent exhibit  of the Fund's world-wide activities. The new foods are inexpensive to produce and high in protein Content. UNICEF-equipped  drying plants are already, turning out the new milk in Yugoslavia, with similar, plans umlerway for Indonesia, a non-dairy country.  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 o.m. Sunday School  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Roberts Creek  Service Monday,  7:30  p.m.  In land recording  district   of  Tea in Legion Hall, local associ-  Vancouver, and situate in Blind  B.C.  ation  Scouts  and   Brownies.       j Bay,   being"   an   island   approx-  May 7 ��� Gibsons, St. Mary's   imately  250 feci   offshore  from __  Altar Society Mothers Day Tea, i ict 6349, Group One, New West-  Fire - Auto - Liability.  Prompt  sale    of    potted    plants-,    home  minster District. courteous service  INSURANCE  cooking,   Unlited   Chufleh   Haiti  2 to 5.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Gibsons -��� no hills, near beach,  2 bedroom home, full plumbing,  full   price   $3500   on   terms   of  $675  down  balance  S30   month.  FOR INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings   95J  M-mber Association of B.C.  Rsal   Estate   Agents.  Take notice  that R.M.  Shuck; Totem   Realty,   Gibsons  of Billings Bay, B.C., occupation [  Saw   Mill  operator,   intends   to  apply   for   permission   .to    purchase   the   following   described  lands:���  Commencing at a post planted  on the shore of the small island  about 6 chains south of the N.W.  corner of Lot 6349, Group One,  New Westminster District;  thence around the shoreline to  the point of commencement and  containing one acre, more or  less. , |  Raymond Mitchell   Shuck.  Dated March  8th, 1954. I  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 Paintim?: also   paper   hanging.   J.   Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn ga^g���re^���-"���������-���-  ^3  The Coast News  Thursday April 1, 1954  OFF MAIN STREET  By JOE DENNETT  SHELL SERVICE  Now Is The Time For  SPRING   REPAIRS  Put Your  Car In Shape  For  Summer   Driving.  FRANK SOLNIK  Phone 48  Gower  Gleanin  Roberts Creek  Round-up   ireiiaf! Chatter  DRIVING   TESTS  FOR  PENINSULA RESIDENTS  A number of motorists whose  names begins with the early  letters of the alphabet have received notices of the driving  tests to begin in Sechelt on  March 29th. There will be questions to be answered and driving  reactions taken.  Those  who  are carrying  're-;  stricted' licenses should be sure  to  appear.  14  by Gypsy Towers  Jack Frost and his pal, Frosty  the Snowman paid a return en-  SKOWER  A recent meeting of Gibson's  Fire Department was occupied  by the election of officers for the j  coming year. Fred Feeney,  Chief, R. Wilson!, Assistant Chief,  Captain,   Norm  McKay,   Leiut.,  jg f_spaars  Prompt Attention  WORK    GUARANTEED  Box 10, CoasC News  'jmssBHEsaaBsm  This SPRING  Get it  at ^  HASSAN'S*  Boots   and  Shoes   For  Spring Work or Play.  Fishermen's   Needs  >  For  the New  Season.  We're Agents For  BAPCO  PAINTS  And  Handte   A   Complete  Line.  HASSAN'S   :  ,.    Phone   11-U  PENDER  HARBOUR  by  Madge   Newman  FOR   LOCAL   GIRL  Some 25 friends of the bride-  elect gathered  Friday   night to  gagemenf and  left  an   inch   of  the; Legion Hall to shower Miss ^^ BiiT"*Scott7 and  SecretaWTJim!  snow.  Not   being  greeted  with   Celia   Flumerfelt   with   miscel- Drummor,d   werg    u,,an4outllv |  0*TJ1���   ^ ?����n  ^efarted  lalle0Uf glftS"       +     + K1 '     Ire-elected.   A membership com-  and Old Man Sunshine took care:.    Centering the tea table was a mit       Qf f.ye ^     ,    ted |  of the rest. Hope that's the last  beautifully decorated cake fash- j - ��� ' ;  ioned in the shape of a ship, the       Offers'   jfc.r  ��he  S mok ey  ���Stover Club  were  also  elected:!  ( President.   Marv Fladager: Vice  President, J.  Wilson; Secretary,  we see of our chilly friends.  Mrs. William Bow still a little'-^rk   of  the   guest  of  honor's  shaky but gradually improving.: sister Mrs. Ron  Hughes.  Mrs. J.D. Smith a great Aunti'   Mrs-    Hughes    had    used    a .  again, this time it is Diane Lea j mauve and yellow color scheme ^���/^:^d A".?"*!*  Allyn, of Elmira, New York.  auired    to    hold    the    assorted  J. Wilson  eft*  \*  EASTER  IS  COMING!  We Have A Fine Display  <of Easter Confections and  ^Novelties, Bunnies, etc.  Glad to welcome home Mr.  and Mrs. James Beaton of Graig-  owan. A bit fatigued, after^ their  prolonged trip���glad to be back  but would not have missed it for  anything.  Mary Dykes up to see her  folks���finding Mr��- Dykes full  of pep but Dad just a bit under I  par���considerably improved by,  her visit.  Alf Smales up to see. the J.D  Smiths   and  having    just  to decorate the huge box re-.������"��" committee consisting  quired to hold the assorted ��J ?: Fitchett, Norm McKay and  beautiful gifts.  Present at the shower were! The Firemen expressed their  Mrs. E. Flumerfelt, mother of thanks to their wives for their  the bride elect; and Mrs. Guy: work in decorating the Hall for  Fisher, mother of the prospect- the ball, and for their work in  ive groom. preparing the costumes for the  RUMMAGE SALE , Ballet Dancers and the Cigarette  May twenty sixth is the date  Girls,  set   for   the   Legion   Rummage  ALLEN &-BARTER  IMPERIAL   OIL   LIMITED  ; :  We suggest that you try our ',.'::  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Service.    -  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Healty.  Tony  Gargrave   MLA  "reports by radio"  Sale. Contributions of clothing,  home furnishings  or other  articles .would, be greatly appreci--  the   S.F.    Smales' ated. Depots are  the homes  of  flown    in    from' Mrs. Mann, Beach Avenue, Mrs.  Sechelt Couple  To Holiday  In England  Mr. and Mrs. W.J. (Jack)  Spring, bought some odds and I Mayne, old ftime residents of  ends for the house and a couple; Sechelt, are leaving for a trip  of books or magazines for the to England via . the Panama  other half, you may sit yourself Canal. They will visit England,  ner down to a generous tea for only Scotland, Ireland iand Wales  35 cents cash. The Legion Ladies  before making a tour of the Coiv  Toronto and returning via Great p. Edmund*, Creek Centre, Mrs.  Falls, Montana. , | A   Mortimer, Fortt house, Mrs.  Dorothy Weir, sporting a be-   r.   Hugh-ep,   Upper   Road   and  coming new hair cut, up to see  Mrs. H. Kennedy, Lower Road,  her mother. Lena Townsend get-      After you have decked your-  tirug  in   a  lick  or two   in   the   seif  antj  the   children   out  for  garden while week-ending with  her mother.  Margaret (Stephens  taking   a  break from her strenuous duties  to    stick    her    thumb    in  mother's   garden.  Sunday, April 4th ���4:45 pm  CHUB  1570  INSERTED By The MACKENZIE CCF ASSOCIATION  Mr.   and  Mrs.  D.G.W.   Smith  make powerful good tea  <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  giving the once over to their  summer home���seeing how his  mums have withstood the-winter.  Chrysanthemums being his specialty and one he can be justly  proud of, judging by the blooms.  he produces. j  Sorry    to    report    that   Bill  Dawson too!: a bad spell and had ;  to be takn to Garden Bay Hos-'  pital.  A dash into town' for Mr.'and,1  Mrs. John Coleridge. j  tinent, going to Italy via France  LEGION BRIDGE ! and    Switzerland.     They    will  A very successful Bridge spend several days in Paris,  party was held at the Legion?��� Mr. Mayne, a veteran of the  Hall last Saturday. There were First War, wall also visit the old  11 tables and all players had an battlefields, especially Vimy  enjoyable ' evening. The door Ridge, and the Vimy Memorial,  prize was won by Mr. Q. Rus- to Canadian troops,  sell. High scorers -were Mr. and Mr. andifc. Mayne are leav-  Mrs. Bradford. Mrs. H Springer ing on the "Pacific Unity" of the  and Mrs. C. Dickinson received -F urn ess Lines at the end of this  consolation prizes. The VON month and will arrive in London  Auxiliary  sponsored the affair. May 10th.  They will return to  Tender  Tenders are invited for the purchase and removal of  the old school building at the foot of the playground  at the Gibsons Landing Elementary School.  Tenders, marked "Removal Old Building'',  will be re-  Mrs. R. Mann, Beach Avenue,  on the surf of the Point.  Otherwise all appears  serene wm be the Legion. L.A. convention delegate this year with Mrs.  A. Mortimer as alternate.  Arts and Crafts Club members  Pender  Harbour  Sechelt   during   the   month   of  September.  .: Mr. Mayne expects to get some  good colored movies of the trip  and   will   show    them   to   his  Make your donations payable to  CONQUER CANCER  CAMPAIGN  c/o Chairman  " 686 W. 10th Ave.,  Vancouver, B.C.  ���^mmmmtmVmvmamXmWKaammmmMmmamm  By SAKAL  j The Community Club Dance  j for St. Patrick's Day was very  I much enjoyed, and the verdict  j was unanimously in favour of  ; the Mellonaires, who "sure can  J play"'. It is hoped they will re-  i turn.  Mrs. J. Cameron entertained  at a "Hobo Tea" this week, to  aid the Community Club. Prize  winners were Mrs. Gray and  Mrs.  Haddock.  Visitors to the City this week  were the Oliver Dubois, John  Baker, J. Potts. John Daly, Mr.  and Mrs. D. Wendhmd, J/lm.  Cameron and the D. Mackays  who are attending the U.F.A.  W.U.  convention.  Oddfellows To  Hold Card Party  Oddfellows from Port Mellon'  to Irvine's Landing have been'  visited during the past week.  The committee wish to make  sure that former Oddfellows, '���  and all who wish to join the.  order, take their part in launch-'  ing the new "Sunshine Coast" j  Lodge successfully. |  They are glad to report that!  Joy Elliott, who made the U.N.! P  pilgrimage under IOOF auspices ' '"  has won top honors in a public  speaking   contest with   her   address "What the United Nations  mean to us".  Don't forget the Oddfellows  Card Party Saturday April 10th,  at 7.30 p.m..  i were   happy   to   see   the   large friends on his returm home.  ! turn out to their dance on thej:    'Glendalough"   will  be   well  i 27th.'Everybody had a fine time  looked after by Mr. and Mrs. J.  j ��nd   enjoyed  the 'Evan  Kemp-A. Evans during Mr.  aid Mrs.  ! gang of musicians and funsters. \ Maynes absence.  ceived at the School Board Office until 6:Q0 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).  I  i  And  USED  TRUCKS  ALL CARS & TRUCKS WITH 1954 LICENSES  1952 CHEVROLET DELUXE SEDAN, Radio and  Air Conditioner, lovely two-tone green,  $1695.00  ���1950 STUDEBAKER SEDAN, New Motor and tires,  $1195.00  1950 METEOR 5 passenger COUPE, Radio, Heater,  Spot lite  $1095.00  1939 CHRYSLER SEDAN, in Top Shape,  Good Transportation  (AND LOTS OF $95.00 SPECIALS)  $395.00  1952 CHEVROLET half ton Low Mileage        $1485.00  1951 THAMES half ton PICKUP only 9000 miles  $395.00  1949 CHEVROLET half ton PANEL  tteconditoned throughout $895.00  MAKE US AN OFFER ON ONE OF THESE  1952 DODGE 2-ton FLAT DECK, Stake Sides, Low  Mileage.  1950 MERCURY 3-ton CAB and CHASSIS, Low Mileage.  1941 G.M.C. 2 ton DUMP, Top Condition. '  Army WILLYS JEEP.  PHONE 5 S  'THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  WILSON CREEK s  Shopping Around  meet the desires of their customers. Just now, it is Easter that  is just around the corner,  by Do. Easter and Spring time gen-  There is always, some festive erally affects the shop windows  occasion looming in the near of many, and not only the cloth-  tfuture, for which the various.'ing stores. They, in all truth,  merchants miake preparations to 'are well equipped to meet our  Writer George Salverson gets  along well with the younger  fryj the group seem to be en^  joying one of his stories immensely.- Salverson - spenit a.  great deal of time with little  people such as these, preparing  scripts for the new CBC series  many needs. For example I saw j  some really 'different' skirts atl fljlff.l'C;   UHflrkifKT  Tasellta shoppe, they are full and j W S �� W ! d    If UI ill 11 ��  swinging, with all-over printed  patterns on colored grounds, but  the border of the prints-^���those  gaily colored * and costumed  frogs, dancing around the hem���  was what took my fancy  Off Merry island  Thursday ^pril i, 1^54   '    The Coa.it. NevVS  Try The Coast News Classifie*  Residents of   the Half  Moon  Bay area had an opportunity to  as what took my fancy.  . j findM0^  bf�� T^'  *��T\ ^  At tlie Union Stores, the feat-  worl* beneath *he sea, by talk-  mg   to    an    interesting   young  diver,   Will   Roesch.   He  wit^i ���'  I. John  Peterson of   White  Crest  Salvage  Company,  is exploring  ured item was a completely new  group   of   Indian   Baskets,   tall  ones suitable  for  knitting  containers, with plenty of room for! ., ,      ,. -- - ,     ,     ���  those extra long needles. There! thf w^ck.i^.M^u IS]rlof  were   smaller,   rounder   shapes,'a ^^ "Nitunet Chief'. Tins  as  well  as  cracker  trays   and   JJ*   *heo Property   of   the   old  novelty shapes. These are in the\?T*�� SalvTaf Company  sank-  traditional designs and materials | ,off Merry   Island  about  thirt>r  so   expertly   managed   by   our  vears affo-  I.O.O.F. NEWS  A Card Party For  ODDFELLOWS and REBEKAHS,  Sat, April 10, at 7:30 p.Hfe,.  Prospective Members and Friends  Next Coast News.  years ago.  To the average "landlubber",1  the ocean floor and the romance  of diving are equally mysterious  but to Will Roesch, just two  years out from his native  Germany,   diving   is  a  way  of  Native Sisters.  And speaking of Spring," how  about a piece or two of that un-  painted   furniture,   such   as   a  'Mr. and Mrs." Dresser, a bedside table or a chest, just wait-  ,.��� ���, , ,  ing'the touch of a paint brush' ,hfe and to��� ��"ly one' as far as  and your own pet color scheme? (  C & S Sales has some nice pieces.  !  "The Way of a Parent", on the  Trans-Canada Network Sunday  afternoons at 3:15. These broadcasts dramatize problems in the  bringing up of children; basic!  problems such as fear, anger j  and shyness in youngsters, and  the complex problefs of the  adolescent.  Don't Say Bread  ��� y -  Say  "McGAVIN'S"  Norman  Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  R.R. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67 A  Business and Professional  D I R ECTO RY  'Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For Reference  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      ���  1FT STORE  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters  for  Wool,  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.R RITCHEY,  Phone   GIBSONS   8G  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  LUMBER  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytlm*  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ������ Res. 78  PLUMBING  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   With  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John  Little,   83   M  JOB PRINTING  COAST NEWS  Letter Heads, Statements  Tickets, Cards  Neat, Individual Styling.  USED FURNITURE  OVIATT  LUMBER   CO.  Specializing inr  Load Lots at. Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone- Gibsons 93J,  Evenings.  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  fhoBe 30 S Sechelt  on Wand. I  Lang's Drugs at Sechelt is  well stocked with fine confections, the joy of any sweet tooth.  In Gibsons, tlie new 3-D camera,  complete with flash bulbs, batteries and viewer was a thing to  admire. The results are quite  "3-D", as Lang's. Gibsons store  he is concerned  Waters of this district are not  .now to him. Two years ago he  was a diver employed in raising  a number of trucks from a scow  which sank a number of years  ago off the southern tip of  Thormanby Island. In December  of last year he worked on the  raising of the tug "C.P. Yorke", \  which struck a rock and sank in  Welcome Pass. Next week he,  leaves for some more diving at1  Spring Clothing For The Family At  The Tasella Shoppe  LADIES' SHORTIE COATS and DRESSES  Children's Clothing  MEN'S JACKETS, SLACKS and SHIRTS.  A New Stock of Spring Shoes.  For All Sizes.  Phone 29 J Sechelt  will be glad to show you  Get awfully tired, every time  ^ .        ,, ., ��    ...  you think of bailing that boat Pnnce RuPert Wlth the Pacific,  this spring? Take a look 'at the  Salvage, Company. j  Scott Atwater Outboard motor i  at Parker's, with the "Bailama-1     Bishop J. Fulton's explanation  tic",   which   actually  does   this  of whY he always speaks with-  back-bendimg    chore    for    you  out notes:  "An  old Irish lady,'  while you fish! j watching  the   Bishop  read   his  * I've heard .that spring puts sermon, once asked, 'If he san'tj  men into their own home work- : remember it, how does he ex-i  shops,-, and others  into  fishing. Pect us to?' ". '  boats.   If so,   they  first should-.[-   take a look at that diplay of v 'Seliwgi NeWS  beillt:  iand   chaiki-drive  -sheaves."  that Knowles Hardware has just  now.  They're fitted with  split-  tapered adjutable bushings, and  I'm told are just the thing for  where ever power is- transmitted  from, a motor.  You know, spring -also- brings  on gardening fever. Well, I  think of the oddest things at the  right time. This time, it's Fraser  Valley Gold! As long as I needn't  prepare the mixture, and who  enjoys it?���I can't think of a  better conditioner for the soil  in many of the sandy-loam gardens in this country. As it comes,  'lira . clean containers1, ready to  apply to the garden, it's no  itrouble at all to spread it, this!  mixture of peat moss and  chicken manure. Gold indeed.  Where? Ob, yes, that is important. John Wood Hardware stocks  it now.  If the mention of gold takes  your fancy, how about shoe  laces threaded with 'gold'?  MacLean's Shoes have them, im  all kinds of bright colors for  flfcose with livelier feet than  mine, with criss-cross threads'  of  glittering   gold.   They  have  This n' That  by E. Nestman  \ Executive of Sechelt PTA,  "surprised Mrs. Grace Cook the  other night with a party at the  home of Mrs. Bert Sims at Selma  ^Park. Mrs. Cook is leaving for  Vancouver to join her husband  around April 1st.  A very enjoyable evening was  held, with games and refreshments. The highlight of the'  .. evening was a presentation to  Mrs. Cook by Mrs. Alice French,  on behalf of the assembled  guests.  Present were Mrs. D. Smith,  Mrs. H. Billingsley, Edna Wakefield Alice French, Mrs. Leoj  Johnson, and Hazel List. Mrs.  Cook wE83. be missed by the J  group, being an active member |  in the organization, who certainly will miss her in the future.  When the traffic division gets  through with our motoring population around here, we'll all be  graduate drivers, if we pass.  We are still waiting for action  on our road projects out this end  so"me"new~Mexican Sandals on of the world' but ^ see much'  show as well. Neat, narow little' hope this summer- If ^** d0^,  strips    of    interwoven    colored %et started Pretty s00n we'U ^e  leathers on white or buff ground. lifting into the next year, with  SECHELT  TALENTNietiir  APRIL 24th - 1954  INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHCOL HALL  ENTRY FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM LANG'S  DRUGS, SECHELT.  ADULTS 50c  CHILDREN 25c  add quite a touch to them.  And again, if you can think of  an  very little accomplished.  Things very guiet around this  _nd again, if you can thinic ot,     ------~-       -  -  an Easter candy without finding week> most folk^ ��� ^garden  it at Sam Fladager's I'll go down! Zettin* thei? ready *****t Jlice  and buy you one of what he does! rather, when we get it. Mrs.  have, it'll come close to what' Foster getting ready for a trip  you had in mind anyway  See you ini the shop windows.  FOB QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  with Mrs. Norris to the old  country in April.. Mr. Foster  and son, getting the equipment  ready for their annual takeoff  to Peace River. Terry Frost on  a flying trip to Squamish this>  week, where he reports every  thing there just booming.  The University Of British Columbia  Summer 1954  Extension Vepartieit Courses  SUEV.fflER SCHOOL OF THEATRE  Guest Director, DAVID ITK1N Moscow Art Theatre;  Goodman Memorial Theatre,  Chicago.  MUSIC  Concert and Opera Literature; Choral Singing  NICHOLAS GOLDSCHMIDT - Toronto  Conservatory  of Music.  ARTS & CRAFTS  Painting, Ceramics (Beginners and Advanced)  HUMAN RELATIONS  Family Camping Tours  Public Lectures on "Man in Society''  Special Seminar - "Team Work for Community Harmony"  . For further information write or telephone  DEPARTMENT   OF  UNIVERSITY EXTENSION  ALma 1191  University of British Colombia  Vancouver 8, B.C.  r  Pacific Water Wells Limited.,  DRILLING CONTRACTORS  Nanaimo, B.C.  Have just completed a Water Well at  PENDER HARBOUR. B.C.  This SIX INCH  DIAMETER WELL was drilled  to a depth of 37 feet in bedrock, and yields  900 GALLONS PER HOUR of Clean Fresh Water.  The COST WAS $370.00 plus transportation.  Please address enquiries to Pacific Water Wells Ltd.,  R.R. 2, Nanaimo, B.C. Phone Nanaimo 2170 Y 2  Union  GENERAL   STORE  Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS: Special: Thurs. Fri. Sat.  PORK LOINS: Chops or Roasts: per lb. ........ 72^  ROUND STEAK: Grade A choice, per lb. .... 65^  For Lenten Meals, Local Cod Fillets lb,. 29^  GROCERIES:  Special: Thurs, Fri,. Sat.  "NABOB" Margerjne 3 lbs,, for  "The Best in tlie West for Less"  ?i.oo  HARDWARE:  MARTIN - SENOUR  PAINTS  For Interiors,  "MULTI - USE  ENAMEL"  We Carry a Full Stock  At All Times.  DRYGOODS:  Special for Easter:  Baskets and Novelties  Men's and Boy's  Running Shoes  At City Prices.  STORE HOURS COMMENCING MONDAY, APR. 5th.  Mondays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Tuesdays through Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.��m.  %  y?  i  [���  V-  1.  t). Tiivi   Coast   Ke.vs  ii.ur^clay ^i.-.:-r^I  ers institute  iceives Repor  l Annua! Meeting  The Annual Meeting of  Farmers' Institutes in District  E held last month has" been received by the local Institute.  There is much of interest and  Information in (tJheise{ reports,  3S well as a current picture of  activities.  Mr. T. Kuhn, the President,  spoke of the work of the Milk  Committee, that group organized to find out the wishes of  the dairymen, in regard to the  Milk Marketing Agency. He  thanked the men who had org-  ganized these discussion meetings, and who had done so much  work, in spite of lack of cooperation in many places, and  Jack  of financial assistance. He  Sechelt Child  Severely Burned  Six-year old Carl Joe of the  Sechelt Indan Reserve suffered  second and third degree burns,  wh&i h(is jclathing caught on  fire while playing near a slash-  fire near his home early this  week.  The brush at the rear of the  home had been cut, and was  being burned. A group of the  boys had drained a gasoline  barrel near by, to add to the  flames. One of the boys acci-  dently kicked the bucket containing the ga^lotnej, and Carl  was splashed with it. His clothing flamed immediately.  Terry Joe, Carl's twelve-year-  old brother  saw  /the   accident,  and immediately threw the child  to  the ground,  smothering out  the flames in the soil.  Carl's left leg is quite badly  burned, and in St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, skin grafts  will be made. It is likely that he  will not be home for about two  more weeks.  assured  them   that  their   work  had not been in vain.  The farmers want-a plebescite  on the formation of a Producers'  Marketing Board, which would  have the power to control the  sale of all milk products in the  Fraser Valley Milk Shed.  Ben Greer of the Lime Committee' stated Lime Tonnage was  down 25% from last year. The  Surrey Institute resolved that  the joint Dominion-Provincial  Subsidy on Lime be increased  to half the delivery cost, and  removal of the present 100 ton  maximum.  Various Institutes sent resolutions asking for a lessening of  Educational Tax on land. Mr.  Flowerdew's report on Poultry  (indicated an ftmprovemefcit fcn  prices. More attention should be  paid to costs of distribution.  Here also is favored organSza-  tion  under the Marketing Act.  Most of the resolutions from  1953 were either "Under Consideration" or "No Action",  according to the report. The one  on Land Clearing methods had  been withdrawn, but that dealing with an increased appropriation for Agriculture had produced a slight  increase..  The hope is expressed that  through co-operation, insistence  and drive, British Columbia  Agriculture may someday be on  a par with Industry.  QUESTIONAIRE    ON  AGRICULTURAL   SCHOOL  The Department of Agriculture  Sis presently' investigating 'the  possibilities of an Agricultural  School for the Province of B.C.  The Minister, Mr. Kiernan, is  dirculating a questionaire, regarding a possible School. In it,  he asks" Would you favor the  establishment of such a school  in B.C:", "Would there be sufficient support to warrant such  a school?," and " Would your  sons or grandsons, or those of  members of your organization,  attend such a school?"  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Beach Combing How  ganized Industry  Loggdng Firms', -Insurance  Companies and Provincial Government have combined in a  move to put the Beach-Combing  or Log Salvage, activity of B.C.  on a proper business footing.  This industry is one which runs  into the million dollar figure,  and is one which in the past has  cost the Lumbering Industry  many a headache and much in  revenue.  New regulations and legislation will stop wholesale log  theft, that has been adding to  the cost structure.  Every year, logs to the value  of $600.0DO to $1,000,000 go  adrift, on the way from -he-  coastal booming grounds to the  mills. At present, these logs are  insured, and the Insurance companies pay for them. They, then  become the property of the  underwriters, These then are1  the Beach-combers harvest.  Marked logs are redeemed at  .from three to ten dollars unmarked logs may be sold on the  open market.  Caspian bepch   combers  and  log-pirates   have   been  making  amounts    varying    from    pin-  money to good annual incomes  according to their activities.  Now, the non-profit organization, the Gulf-Log Salvage Cooperative Association, plus the*  new regulations, will tell a  different tale.  Beach-combers will be licer_-  sed.. Fifty dollars-for the first,  and ten dollars for each succeeding year are the fees.  There wil|i be log-receiving  stations scattered along the  coast. They will pay fifty percent of the market value of logs,  and marked logs "will be returned to their owners.  The Co-operative Assooiaton  will operate a fleet of 25 vessels,  end will nave aircraft, for spotting missing logs.  Co-directors of the Association  are Roy Campbell, of B.L.  Johnson Walton Co. Ltd., and.  George Barnes of Macaulay,  NicolLs, Maitland and Co. Ltd.  ervice Char  In Cheques.  Boomp-sie Lfaisyi  in Savings Account  The increase in service charges  on savings accounts was put into j  effect by the banks because of j  the cost of servicing the growing I.  number   of  cheques   drawn   on  these accounts, a trend that has j  been particularly marked since,  the removal of the excise stamp  on cheques. This was stated by  T.H. Atkinson, President of The  Canadian Bankers Association.  At the present time, the number of cheques drawn on savings  accounts is running at the rate  .of'more than one hundred million a year, and the increase in  the service charges was an  attempt to meet part of the  mounting cost of the bookkeeping involved. The increased  charges will still fall far short  of the actual cost of providing  these facilities to the public.  On  December   1st,   1953   the  banks voluntarily increased the  interest rate on savngs accounts  from one and one-half percent  to two percent, to bring it more  into line with the general level  cf interest rates in Canada. That  meant  an: increase  of approximately    $19,500,000.00    im   the  amount banks paid to customers  who maintain savings   accounts  with them'. Tlie increase in service   charges   will    not   much  exceed    $2,000,000.     In    other  words,  those  who hold savings  accounts in the chartered banks  will receive $19,500,000 in extra  interest each year and those who  use  the  chequing  facility!  will  be   charged   approximately   $2,-  000,000 in extra service charges.  It is only fair that those who use  the special   service   should  pay  a reasonable proportion  of  the  cost involved.  The new  service charges are  10  cents per  debit  entry   with  n allowance of one free cheque  for a quarterly balance of $100,  two free cheques for a balance  f $200 and three free  cheques  or a balance of $300 or more.  Shampoos  Vitamines  Hair  Preparations  Fountain  Pens  Colognes  Tooth  Brpshes  SPRING  1954  Thursday  8th  Friday  9th  Spring  Tonics  Laxatives  Antiseptics  Hospital  Needs  First Aid  Supplies  Brushes  Combs  Perfumes  Cosmetics  Creams  CYD CHARISSE is a beauty who looks good from every  angle. She found herself in this surprising position  filming a dance sequence for M-G-M's Technicolor  musical, "The Band Wagon," in which she plays opposite Fred Astaire.  POWER OUTAGE  Sunday, April 4th, 6:00 to 8:00 a.m.  ROBERTS CREEK - GIBSONS AREA  For Replacing Power Poles.  POWER COMMISSION  SAL  2 For The Price Of 1 Plus 1c  Saturday  10th  Throat  Gargles  Papetries  -  Flash Lights  Sun  Cough  Medicines  Ointments  Glasses  Stomach  Preparations  Shaving  Preparations  Pure Test  Products  Drug  Sundries  THE   U   SALE   OPERATES.  During the original Rexall Spring One Cent  T>ale, for FOUR DAYS ONLY, a cent buys  as much as any other coin in vour purse.  You buy one advertised Rexall item at the  regular advertised price, and get another  r,ne just like it for One Cent Extra.  Over 250 items on sale.  SHOP   EARLY,   WHILE   STOCKS  ARE  COMPLETE.  Our 1c Sale Flyer is in the  Mali For You. Keep it to  Plan Your Shopping.  ^B.oiBsoNsCr  UNAOVEHTISED  SPECIALS  Save   up   to  FIFTY   PERCENT  on  ODD  LINES    OF   MERCHANDISE.  . y  i .." . ���   ���  SEE THE SPECIAL DISPLAYS IN BOTH  OUR STORES.  THESE ARE ITEMS NOT CONTAINED  EN THE ONE CENT SALE FLYERS.


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