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Array ���         - ��� I <***=�� I  PROViMCIAL  Proriasial Library,  Viafcorf/a,  B��  C.  Eighth Year of Publication  Vol. 8 - No. 21.  Thursday  May  27,   1954  Published  in   Gibsons;   BX��  ports  , The North Vancouver Cadets,  with a small contingent ,of  'Wrenettes led the long Sechelt May Day Parade, and long before  'they reached.the Indian, recreation grounds where the��� crowning  ; of .May Queen. Marda Walker was to take place,  the rain was  j coming down in earnest.  j    The Ceremonies were  hastily  diverted to the Indian Hall and  ���exception    of    the   ball    game  ���which will take place on Wednesday evening.  : Captain Andy "Johnston was  M.C. and the May Queens with  their    attendants     and    flower  girls made a pretty picture on  the stage of the Indian hall, a  complete scene of community  democracy was made by the  presence .of "chief" Charlie  Graigan Jr. in Indian costume  and the little Negro gift bearer.  ��� Speeches were made by Mrs.  Smith, chairman of the May  3D$y .y Committeey-- ���who thanked  all cbhcerhed:y/ for^their cooperation and" invaluable help;  Mr.Olkey ��� president of the PTA,  Peninsula  Rod And Gun Club  Expect Charter Soon  . The Charter for the Sechelt  Peninsula Rod and Gun Club is  now in the hands of the Registrar of Societies, Victoria. In  the meantime members have  not been idle, approximately  ten acres of 1 and have been  purchased 'at Wilson Creek to  be used as a'rifle range, and in  two weeks they expect to have  word on the purchase of a  building which they intend to  wiio"dwealt: briefly oh the truly move to the Wilson Creek prop-  jdemwratiwispirit,displayedv injerty for use as a. club house,  this community;and" Mr." Mosr | While in Vancouver recently,  cryo, President of tlier Board of ! Jack Nelson was in touch with  Trade.'y^yy/.''1 "^.>: :'--\-...V. Pintail of the Vancouver _)aily  !-Maypole dancing; followed) pT�����qe, and Lee of the Sun,  which was enjoyed by everyone,;  the children had 'been well  trained and danced rythmically  despite the adverse crowded  conditions. The Secelt Elementary   School   choir   entertained  Friday," May 21st, was the anihjual track meet at Elphinstone  Junior-Senior High School, with an excellent. representation in  each House as entries. There was a good attendance of both  students and parents at all events. %  The day was opened with ��� a  Para, d e, led by Mr. Peers,  Parade  Marshall.- The  'Houses'  Both of these sportsmen were  given a life membership in* the  club. Pintail has promised to  visit the ne,w Club at their first  chartered meeting, and Mr.  Friorson, President of -the Van-  with two songs, Land of Hope "Pouver-Itevolyer and Rifle Club  and  Glory,' and   in  a  Golden' ^11^   guest ^ speaker7y at ^a  *'��  "\        Coach.  Captain Andy Johnston paid  personal tribute to the late Ken  Whitaker, in a few moving  words. The buglers of the North  Vancouver' Cadets played the  I^ast^ost^^hS^^Sfas followed  m^^s^ssmjmmm^^^^a last  ycbyirimyuni^yyiminded    Ken  l^Itakcr,- )'y"-\:''������'���  y Float judges were Mr.  Steve  Howlett   and   Charlie   Stewart.  Wining.-floats were. -���������'���"  Commercial 1st, Village  Centre, 2nd, A'.W. Flay..  Comical, 1st, Sechelt Pool  Hall,  2nd, Standard Motors.  ��� Community, 1st, Na t i v e  Brotherhood, 2nd, Sechelt Girl  Guides.  Industrial, 1st, CruciFs Logging,   2nd,  Pearson's   Logging.  Children's    1st,    Ricksha ���  ricksha   boy,  Robert   Lumsden,  and   passenger   Sandra   Clarke,  2nd,   Good   Old  Summer Time,  Mione Stroshein*  Comical, 1st, Sechelt Theatre,  2nd,  Langford  Chalberlin.  Walking, 1st, ��� Little Bo-Peep,  2nd, Roger Lucken'.  meeting   soon1 to  discuss  technical details. ��� '*���  Main-Port  "Fore!" That'e a .^ cry that  will be heard resounding over  the .newest course in the Province, and the only one on the  Sunshine Coast. At Mainil's,  Gibson's, addicts who had forgotten the feel of an iron or a  putter in their hands will be  strolling happily between  greens     on     the,   "Main-Port"  paraded with their House  Banners, and gave their house  "yells". They ended in a U  formation at the rear cf the  school, to hear Mr. Trueman's  opening remarks, and hds talk  on Empire Day.  In these contests, each 'House'  was made up of, students from  Grade Seven to Grade Twelve,  and. points were given on the  basis .of 1 point for each student  entering an event, 2. points for  each third award, 3 points for  each second, and 4 points for  each first: '  The. day's events culminated-  in House- C attaining 216 points,  House A 201 points and House  B 183 ponts..    ,  Top  individual   scores   were:  Girls;  Junior  Division,   Leanna  Moscrip,   20   points   (House   A);  Intermediate   \D�� vision,    Ruth"  Tyson,    25   points,   (House   B); ���:  Senior  Bfivteion,   Nonie   Pratt,-  25 points, (House C).  Boys: Junior Division, John  Glassford, 24 points (House C);  Intermediate D i v i s i o ii, Bill:  Phillips, 17 points, (House C);  Senior Division, Jack Cressweli  19 points (House,C).  Boys'   Trophy   winner,   most  pojjnts,   John  Glassford,   Girls?  Trophy . wfchner,    most   points,  I Ruth v T^yspn . and yNonfle .Pratt ���  jump of 4 ft. 6 inches.  High Jump, Boys, went to  Pete Slinn, with a jump of 5  ft, 5 inches. Pete is House B,  Senior.  Bread Jump, Girls,' 13 ft. 11  inches, was won by Leanna  Moscrip, House A, Junior. .  Broad Jump, Boys, 17 ft. 8  inches, Mike Poole, House C,  Senior.  .Longest Ball throw, 137 ft.  8 inches, Connie Grey, House  A,; Senior, Longest Shot Put,  32 ft. 8 inches, Roger Evans,  House A, Senior.  . Notable mention, however, in  Shot Putt, goes to Ivan Wood,  a Junior, and a slight boy, who  put the shot 32 ft. 5 inches, only  3 inches short of the Senior  throw. He was using a junior  shot,v but it was still a very  good throw.  The Half Mile race went to  Jack Cressweli, with Roger  'Evans a close second. Skipping  Race was won by Ruth Tyson.  From the. beginning to the-  close of events, studen ts  ; handled, a hot dog stand, and  ^sofsf.xirink^ and,ipthejrdireteesh-.  mentsy were available for a  modest price. Each House took  girls,' Tied, -Ruth- Tyson,  Nonie {turns at running this venture.  Legion Discuss War  Veterans Allowances  The entire Sechelt Peninsula will have 24-hour telephone-  service beginning June 1st, when the Gibsons exchange goes oei  round-the-clock operation. Additional staff have been trained tea-  make this possible.  Announced by Eric L. Mallett, , :   B.C.     Telephone     Co.     district  Board of Trade have been seek-  manager!,   the   move   brings   tag fJr a considerable time.  At   the   last  meeting   of  The?  and   Squamish   which   already  Board   of  Trade,   a   committee,  operate  on a 24-hour schedule, j Lpcke Knowles, Harold Wilson.,  High Jump honors, girls, was . Mr  MaUett als0 ann0unces that ��� a���*    Chairman   Bill    MacAieev,  won    by    Doreen    Hansen,    of; an    outdoor    telephone   pay \ w as formed to contact the Tele-  House B,  Intermediate,  with  a j statiorl,    has    been,    established   Phone   Company,  regarding  24-  outside   the   bus   s t a t i o. n   at  nour  service  and  better  eqoip-  Pr&tt.  In Soft Ball, all senior players  .divided between grades ten and. _., .  , .^    ^    ,   ,^  twelve, went to Grade 12, with | ^^l^:^6..���!31 *?***  a score of 4 to 3.  Highest total points,, boys or  Sechelt,    providing    24-hour, ment.  public   telephone   service.  Since taking over the telephone and telegraph system on  .the Peninsula from the Government on April 1st, 1954, the  B.C. Telephone Co.  have taken  Last week the B.C. Telephone-'  Company announced that they  plan, within the . next few-  months to instal hundreds, of'.'  telephones, and a large quantity  of   switchboard   in   the -various-.  &  steps to implement the improve-  exchanges taken, over from th&  ments   that   residents   and    the! Dominion   Government..  Weather Dampens  May Day Celebrations  O _t again the weather man did his best to dampen tfice-  spirits cf the Gibsons May Day qel.ebrations. The parade gp��  under way at T-pan. and the large number of floats made: sua  impressive procession as they drove through the village.. The  rain could not undo all the work, and the "Pleece" and "Smokejr  Stovers" gave the onlookers* many a hearty laugh.  Parade   music   was   supplied,' - '���=   by.four drummer boys. As the  Parade    turned     onto     Marine  Drive, Mr. Eric Thomson joined  the procession playing the bag-Ievem"? free cokes were- &ivem  Lipes     which     added     another., *e   children,   courtesy   of: the  Coca Cola Co. of Vancouver:  . ..Mr. Dalzell of Gifcson$JWQ^tm>~  .put on a free movie  show fosr  the children' at 4 p.m.  Roberts Cretk  PFA Sends $50 To  Scholarship FuM  to    Carol    Knowles.  and.   t&inS  prize to Danny Proppe_  During    the    afternoon:.    ameJ  A meeting, of the Howe Sound and District Branch 109 of  tlie  Canadiian   Legion,  held   on.  Thursday   last,   expressed  keen  ��� ,, _ ,    .      J    , concern and disappointment' at the failure of the Ottawa govern-  G0]\?�����Se:A7���l !?..beat,_Par  ment to  pay   attention   to  Legion   requests  made  on  behalf  of  recipients of war veteran allowances.  Robt.   Macnicol,   member   of  Improvement  Association  Get Fire Hall Keys  The monthly meeting of the  Roberts Creek Improvement  Association was held Tuesday,  May 18th, in the Legion Hall,  with Mrs. R. Hughes Sr. in the  chair. The Mayor of Teen Town,  Miss Joan Reeves attended and  discussed arrangements for the  coming Sports Day to be held  August 7th at Elphinstone Bay  Park.   .  General discussion took place  pertaining to, Ceme'tary, better  Telephone Service for Roberts  Creek, and the 'dust on the Hall  and really enjoying themselves  Jules and Jean Mainil, down  on the Pratt Road ���have planned  this course, which opened on  the 24th of May, a neat little  Pitch and Putt affair of nine  holes, on their property. They  have had the ground , bulldozed  and rolled, and washed-sand  greens put down.  The longest hole is ninety-  five yards, the shortest, fifty.  The course is well planned for  interest and variety, with  enough tough, spots to make it  really interesting. There are  two crossings of a little creek,  with *'London Bridge" and the  "Pon Neuf" newly constructed  for   foot passengers.   There's   a  the Dominion Council reported ' government   is   apparently   determined to ignore requests for  decent   and   sympathetic   treatment, of this veteran group:   "���  Be I Resolved ���  bright spot to the celebrations.  ...._ The main- .event, t^e^^my^^j^.-  of the ���May'-(ju'eeny',was*i'Eeid 'In  the Kinsmen's Play grounds.  The Queera and her narty rode  in state in the y lovely blue  Lincoln convertible, courtesy of  Black Motors,  Vancouver.  The weather did not dampen  the smiles of the May Queens  as they were piped to' the May  Queen's throne. Commisioner J.  Drummond escorted retiring  Queen Charmaine Adams, and  Commissioner A.E. Ritchey es  corted Queen elect Joyce Inglis  on. meetings of the Dominion  executive in Ottawa and stated  that interviews had been.arranged With, the Prime Minister  and the parliamentary committee last week. According to  newspaper report's, Prime  Minister St. Laurent had  turned down the requests presented on behalf of the Legion  by Dominion President C.B.  Lumsden.  . The   views    of   the   Hon    J.  Sinclair,   M.P.   were   asked   for*  in  the following resolution:  Whereas     this     meeting     of  members    of   Howe    Sound  fence to cross, some apple and ! Branch 109, Canadian Legion,  pear trees and a big walnut tree ; BESL, notes that Prime Min-  scattered about the course. .1 jster    St.    Laurent    has    again  Platforms, with mats for tee-! declined to recommeid legisla-  ing off have been built, brightly ��� tion at' the present session of  painted benches,, hole markers the House of Commons, adopt-  and directional arrows show '��� ing that attitude at a meeting  clearly against the surrounding with Legion representatives on  woods. I May 18th, who asked favorable  Altogether the . course is ap- consideration in the matter of  proximately 680 yards around, j increasing war veterans' allow-  with     enough     well     designed  ances  problems to keep a good golfer  in fine fettle.  And    Whereas    the    present  government has never hesitated  Road  which  is  very unhealthy  and unpleasant to all residents \ ^tslo^e^put'^later  there.  Mr. Fred Barnes then presen  At the small club house, soft ; to support an upward revision  drinks etc. rwtill be available, j of salaries, actual or propect-  with   more  pretensious   refresh-jive, for all groups���the Armed  j Services,  the Civil Service,  the  Balls and tees will be avail- i Judiciary,    the    Canadian    Pen-  ,    ,, ,    ., ,     able,   raid, for  those  who  need  ied- u?   v^    ��i      ,6 /T?  them, clubs will be provided,  fin-shed   Fire,Ha 11   to   the,     For the ni       Hers wm  president     Mrs     Hughes     and i^   up   tQ   ^   ga Qn  expressed a wash that those Pratt Road Jule5 and jean, teU  generous helpers who a.ded, UR they Ia��� for an entrance  him to complete the project be ; t0 the grounds later . off the  thanked officially by thejSechelt Highway, under the big  Association. | fir treeg   The{r future plani, for  Mrs. P. Edmunds was elected the area are very good, but for  as Social Convenor and Mrs. A. now it's GOLF. Par for the  Funnell,   Publicity. course "Main-Port" is 30.  1. That this meeting approve  the act'on to date, of the B.C.  Command and Dominion Command, but urge more militant  action, at this time in the matter  of pressing Canadian Legion  requests.  2. That this meeting endorse  the action of the branch executive in telegraphing the member for the constfituency-the  Hon J. Sinclair on May 20th,  urging that he support the  Legion request to the federal  government in regards to an  increase in war veterans allowance rates:  Ard Be It Further Resolved���  That in view of the decision  ���"�����-���':-n by the Prime Minister,  St. Laurent, to the Legion deputation on May 18th, a letter  be written to Hon. J. Sinclair,  M.P., asking for his views in  regards to the present requests  of the Canadian Legion for  improved conditions for recipients of war veteran allowances.  ^ew Venture Started  At Hopkins Landing  L!;.;si   Land,   a   new  venture  built by Jean and Bill Lissiman  The Roberts Creek PTA  members were entertained, by  Mrs. Cynthia Hillier wi'tli. &.  Maids of honor were Myrna I resume of Dr- Neetby's scathing;  Inglis, Ona Lee Oviatt. Flower ! critlicism of modern education^  girls, Patricia Smith and Lynne I "So Little for the Mind", at the  Vernon, scroll bearers, . were 1reguIar meeting on May 19tfct.  Aird Sutherland and Don ! Som- lively " discussion  Clarke. .followed.  Commissioner Drummond in ! Mrs. J. Jark reporting.for the-  a brief address wished the best ; Garden Club committee- statecf.  to the new Queen and her sub- that the childen had' been: givenx  jects. Retiring Queen Charmaine j seeds and their gardens, were.-  thanked  her  subjects for their  planted.      ���  loyal support during the past! Mrs. D. Blake made a report-  year, then giving her allegiance I effort which is not progressing:  "o Queen Joyce, she wished her   favorably.  well in the coming year. j     The    Nomination    committee  May  Queen Joyce   expressed   are   Mrs.    M.    Coles,   Mrs.    G;_  the hope  that she  would serve   Reeves  and Mrs. J.  Jacky  her subjects well  and  thanked :     -_       _   Tir   ,.  them  for   this honor  they  had '     Mrs'  K  Walhs  was  asked  ^  bestowed upon  her. represent the PTA.on tlie VONT  T , ���r     -,       **��� ^     ���  ,        Board.   She   advised   the   raerri-  Johnny    Woods,    M.C.   intro-   bers    that   thcre  SfS^h     /   naVieS' Wt*�� T^r   meetinS  of that  body  on May-  ted the new Queen, with a lovely   28th arfd d all taattend/  silver locket,  a souvenir of the  Mrs.   Blake   reported   on,  the  day.  The   Maypole   dancers *enter-  i Scholarship Fund an'd $50 was  .   .     ,    .,       �� -,    .,   ���    voted to be sent to the Scholar-  tamed   the   Queens   and    their, shi      Secret thus   fulfilling:  retinue with the gay traditional | Rol3er(is   Crefik,s   obIigation.   ^  pay its share of the $250.  July 10th is the date set for  the annual summer dance, and  the    Rythm    Pals    have    beers  Mrs...  j Flumerfelt  is  in   charge.  !     Mrs. Wallis will  convene the.-*  : garden  party  to  take place  im  , July.  sion ^Commission, and an increase in: indemnities for Hou^e just fifty yards from the Hop-  of Commons members and: kins store, is truly a home  members' of the Senate, also'away from home, built among  pensions for members of parlia- j the trees, a lovely spot complete  ment, while at the same time ' with lawns and flowers, a pond  denying increased allowances and a stream. Here you can  to war veteran.allowance re.cip- hike, swim, fish, or just bask  :ents.   this in   order  that  these  in the sun.  Each    cabin    is    a    complete  living unit, all you need is your  people can cope with   the high  cost of living:  And    Whereas    the    present  food.  Maypole   Dance.  Presentations were made by  the Queen to the winners of the  floats, bikes, and fancy costumes. Judges for the floats and : ~C\~  j  %'i. 'iU~    ~  *     ���      ��� , ,-    i hired   for   the    occasion.  cars were Mr. Gusafson and Mr.  Armstrong of Vancouver. Mrs.  Corkum of Keats, and Mr. Bow  of Gower Point. Prize winners  were:  �����-������ ��� .     ������.,._������-mi  Floats;    first    prize    to    the:- e  Farmers' Institute, second prize I ^^Qe^ SCOWt  to the Canadian Legion Branch j Helps  In  BteSCUe  109 third prize to the Fall Fair i     David  'Butler    17    year    old  entrv- ' I grandson   of   Mr.   and   Mrs.   A..  Cars: first prize to Lang's Mullett of Granthams Landing:  Drugs, second prize to Gibsons , helped in the rescue of a 15  Bakery. Special prizes were: 'year old boy from Lynn Canyon  Comic; First prize, PTA, second on May 24th. David was one of  prize to the Smokey Stovers, ; the scouts who attended the-  and third prize to the Rotary Coronation last year. He has-  Tiller. Bicycles; First prize found that it is interestmg%an6H  went to Ray Ben, second prize   useful to be a really good scoutt. The  Coast News       Thursday  May 27/ 1954  ke ��oast Mews  '   ���   -\   .Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Korean  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  ..y.-thorized  as  second  class mail,   Post  Office   Department j   Ottawa.  d_ates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. ��1.25; 3 mos. 75c,  ,5c per copy. United States and Foreign, 52.50 per ytur.  Phone Gibsons 45W  "��ox 128 Gibsons British Columbia,  PICTURES    WANTED  OF LOCAL PARADES  We are interested in obtaining  snap   shots   of  the   May   24th,  August   7   till   the   end   of   the  season   in   late   November.   Of  this   figure   I   bought   230,000  SALMON FISHING  :   # Fisheries   Minister,   Mr.   James  Your  editorial   of  May  20th,  Sinclair    admitted    that    "Our  concerning   Deep   Sea   Fishing   American Friends" had refused  is misleading and shows a lack   to   sign   a   separate   treaty   for '��� p0untJs   here   at   Gibsons    and  of knowledge. equal division of catch, ��to safe- | pad    out    over   $25,000.00.   In  The   east   Coast   cf   Canada,   &*ard   our   Fraser   River   pink j addition my packer took 56,000  (Grand Banks) is fished by the  salmon.  Why should they? The | poUnds   out   of 'Sechelt.   I   esti-  10    signatory    nations    to.   the ���majority of these fish are being ; imate    this    total    of    286,000  North Atlantic Fisheries Treaty .caught by them now. , represented   60   percent  of  the  which  -is    strictly    speaking    a       It    is   for   this    reason   that. total catch "in the area.  parade in Gibsons cr Sechelt.  If you would let us use your  negatives we will take care of  them and return them to you.  Bring or send them, to John  Wood Hardware, or Coast News,  Gibsons.  it  ilonate  forts Facilities an Excellent Development  ground fish operation and is. Canada today is endeavoring to  conducted by means of trawl build up an offshore seine fleet,  and   long-lines    and    they   are      If  this  offshore  salmon fish-  On  March 22nd,  I   delivered  a petition to Mr. Sinclair, with '  local  signatures   in   attempt   to  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West Pencter St.  ��� TAtlow   1954   ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C  required   to   stay    at   least    12   ing   continues   to   expand   as. 11 have   the  westerly   portions   of  The expansion of Sports Facilities on the Peninsula is  fleet.  miles off shore so as to protect believe it will, it may well be  the inshore fisheries, and as the end for all inshore salmon  such is truly a High Seas Fish- fishing both commercial and  ery, as the fish .involved, live, ! sport. The small boat owners  spawn and die beyond the three are n��t being forced out of  mile limit. Furthermore the business through competition  east coast banks are very-ex- but by legislation in favor of  tensive and can support a large ! tne    large    company   owned  a fine thing from the point of view of the residents as well  :as that of the tourists and summer people.  For long- weeks we expressed an opinion that we here  needed more than swimming-, fishing and scenery, both for  the recreation of ithe citizens, and as an attraction in the  :competitive business of Tourism. Many residents no longer  swim, many of them no longer fish.  With badminton and bowling, soft ball and tennis, there  is a field of recreation for a limited few. Now. with the  addition of the first golf course on the Peninsula, more  .people will be able to have recreation with a modest expenditure of energy,  The Pacific Coast and lits  fishing problems are entirely  different from those of the East.  Ground fish, on this coast is  only a minor industry compared to salmon, with the exception of halibut, which I  believe ranks second in import-  annce and although a ground  fish is classed apart, and is  controlled by treaty and mu��rt  be   taken   only   by   the  use   of  The sports, or recreation, field has scarcely been touched  nooks.  here. lit needs more development in all directions, and with  such development, we believe t here will be not only more  tourists staying happily with us, and leaving a little of their  vacation funds with us, but there will be more healthy participation in local events by residents, young and old, and less  ���of the objectionable type of seeking after diversion.  , The country lends itself to the development of sports  facilities, and the climate encourages their use. Let us hope  that another mind has imagination to think up another f orm  of activity. /  Phone  Sechelt   64  The halibut fishing at present  is utilized to its utmost, with  the possible exception of area  4 (Bering Sea) with the present  vessels already in use.,There is  no room for expansion in .'.'this  industry as the entire yearly  quota is taken in three months  and held in freezers. The ad-  dXitm of these 15 new vessels  into this . already overcrowded  industry wtill only worsen  matters and will not lessen,the  cost to the  consumer. ';  The drag-fleet is confined to  a comparatively narrow continental shelf on this coast with'  few outlying banks and in m!ost  places plunges to depths of Oyer  1,000 fathoms within a very  few miles of our coast and  there is no commercial fishing  below   400  fathoms.  The ground fish stocks are  already badly depleted and this  industry is steadily worsening  in both fishing and marketing  without the addition of any  new vessels.  Tuna fishing is no longer of  <any importance and from the  Fisheries Research Board... of  Canada I quote: "There is little  hope of ever establishing a  successful Tuna Fishery on this  Coast" ' The only successful  tuna fishing today is carried  ���on in Equatorial Waters ;and  if my information is correct the  above-mentioned 15 vessels are  too small and not suitable.  Herring fishing is a very  important Fishery, but pis  strictly an inshore operation,'  carried out in protected waters  during tlie fall and winter  months. Under tlie terms of the'  Permit granted, these new  vessels cannot engage in this  fishiing without forfeiting the  25 percent duty refund. It will  be interesting to see if this  takes   place.  SALMON. This fishery is. the  most important of all. The  above stated facts add up to  only one conclusion, these 15  American vessels are being  imp cried into' Canada for one  purpose, to engage in salmon  fishing in a race out into the  Pacific in an attempt to secure  our share of our fish in the face  of increasing competition from  our American neighbours. This  has been brought about by the  decline in the Alaskan salmon  which no doubt is being  affected by . the entry of the  Japanese into the North Pacific  Salmon  Fishery.  When Canada became a signatory to the North Pacific  Fisheries Treaty, the Canadian  people were told that our  salmon industry was being  fully protected. Such is not now  proving to be the fact.  Japan still remains a distant  but potential threat in mid  Pacific, but the immediate  threat now is not the Japanese  but   the    American   fishermen.  This was disclosed on March  22nd   of   this   year,   when   our  vessels.  The immediate result.of this  race is drastic closures of the  waters adjacent to our salmon  spawning areas. An example of  this are the already announced  regulations pertaining to the  Fraser River and gulf waters-  as recently announced by the  Fisheries   Department.  To show the far reaching  effect of the signing of ' the  Pacific Treaty, a close scrutiny  of the Fishery Regulations for  District No. 1 and in particular  area 29 will reveal the fact that  the commercial salmon net  fishing <is almost wiped out in  the vicinity of Gibsons and  Sechelt. As the regulations now  stand, there will be no commercial net fishing of any  importance prior to October  14th of this year. There will  then be 8 days of good fishing  and approximately 12 days of.  medium to poor fishing till the  season closes around November  20th.  Area 28 (Howe Sound) will  probably remain open during  the closiing of area 29. but for  the past several years Howe  Sound has been1 ofv little importance as far as .Gibsons is  concerned. v  In effect these closures will  result in a loss of over $20,000  in Gibsons and Sechelt areas.  Last year the westerly portion  of area 29 produced over  400,000 pounds of salmon from  are:i29 withdrawn in order to  try and save the local salmon  fishing from the then impending closures. On account of the  poor response from local trades  organizations, I am not too  hopeful of the outcome. T-�� date  I have received no word.  In closing I will state that  the people of Qanada have one  trump card, we have tlie spawning beds. Unfortunately this is  overshadowed by the threat of  Hydro Electric Power as outlined in the Vancouver Daily  Province issues of April 23rd | 3780 Gamble St..  and May 11th 1954.  If in the event that our salmon  is taken in great quantities far  out at sea so as to cause the  returning 'stocks of spawners in  our streams and rivers1 to  dwindle, we will play right into  the hands of tlie hungry power  people, who' wish even now  to dam the mighty Fraser River  at Hell's Gate.  ' Harold  Fearn,  Commercial  Fisherman,  - Gibsons. ���'-'-.  DMDEHDS  EXTRA DOLLARS  Put your extra dollars to work  through the practical, convenient facilities of Investors  Mutual. Ask your Investors  Syndicate representative for full  details.     <" ~  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District  Manager  FA  1931  Vancouver, B.C.  ALLAN & 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  0.y Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Realty.  does the mone  ���Ihats a quesHo'h we all -ask ourselves!'..  We ask it at Imperial too.  And the answer  is to be found in our annual report.  Here is where each Imperial dol!arAwent last year.  53&* Went to buy crude oil and other  raw materials.  .   l\cQ  28#wentfo operating costs'.... including  ^Ejp vF~\ Jfe  pay cheques -fo our employees.  "3*��X" 10* was gobbled up  in taxes..-and this doesn't include  c^'  injfeachor  ���the provincial gasoline tax. ^  4$ was used to replace worn-out- equipment-  ^    lherest.'.4^'-  ,..   was div/idends to our ^  shareholders-for the use of  plants and equipment bought  with their money. Thursday  May 27,   1954       The Coast News  if'  motor fuel that  ends forever the  biggest single  > cause of engine  Cleans your carburetor and keeps it  ^   clean to step up power, cut down  s^.    gas waste, and give you a smoother'  "'  running, quieter engine that doesn't  signs  How defergent-actson does a repair  On your Car...sfiirffitff with ike first tankful  Your car's carburetor, the "heart" of the engine, mixes air with  gasoline to make the engine run. Until now it has had one annoying  "heart trouble", wo matter what car you. drove or what gasoline you used.  ' Dust and dirt in air .  passing through carburetor  Ring of deposits  chokes off air supply  While you* motor ran, a ring of  deposits built up in the opening  through which the air and gasoline  flowed. After a few thousand miles,  this ring gradually choked off the  air supply during idling. Your engine  jbegan to die at stop lights and idled  roughly.  <��  1 out of 3 repair jobs  caused by carburetor troubles  The only solution was to take your car to a repair shop and have the  carburetor fixed. That's why carburetor troubles are the greatest  (single reason for engine repairs.  .<��� <m  ��� VMM^A^X^JffWSW^*1-"'*-*'*'*-*-*^* **%*'''''i��J''*****-V''  425%,  - ��s  BLOWBY  Smoke and dust  S^ Exhaust    j^'  /'���  Si&A-.  '___Hf  Then Standard scientists discovered the real cause: Exhaust vapors  and crankcase fumes contain tiny bits of soot, gum. and dust.  .They're drawn in with the air your engine needs and stick in the  -carburetor.  Removes old carburetor deposits...  stops new formations with the first tdnkful  To cure this, we perfected a new  kind of motor fuel to guard the  heart of your engine���"detergent-  action" gasoline���that not only  cleans out the carburetor while you  drive, but stops formation of new  deposits. As long as you use detergent-  action Chevron Gasolines you'll be  safe from carburetor troubles except  those due to mechanical causes.  Typical  carburetor  deposits  $Mm��&  Deposits  removed by  Detergent-  Action  Chevron  Proved through millions' of test miles  \T  Since last November, detergent-action Chevron Gasolines have been  in gas pumps in a number of Western cities. Through millions of test  miles, under the toughest driving conditions, they eliminated stalling  of warmed-up engines at stop signs, ended jerking and bucking m  traffic, gave cars new pep and power, chalked up money-saving gas  mileage (one taxi fleet reported savings up to $1200 monthly). Best  of all, you get the gas-saving, trouble-ending, performance-boosting  extra advantages of detergent-action without paying a penny more.  Get a tankful today. ^  Detergent-Action Chevron Gasolines available only at  CHEVRON  .STANDARD'OiV'pROCi'tiC'K  Yomsm  w��m\mw*vKm  We take better care ��f youi:  Afno increase in &&$&>, The Coast News       Thursday  May  27,   1954  FREE SAWDUST ��� FREE SHAVINGS  Just Come And Get Them  Sucre Lumber  Phone Gibsons 74S  IREMS DRESS & STYLE SHOPPE  SAYS sunny days are here again so he prepared with  Ladies' and Children's Play and* Bathing Togs  Sleeveless Blouses ��� Sheers ��� Sun Dresses  Shorts, Slacks, Pedal Pushers and T-Shirts  Phone 35 GIBSONS Bal's Block  NOTICE  Mrs. Smith of ARTISTE  BEAUTY  SALON  is moving to SEACREST - across from BaPs Block  The Salon will be closed from  JUNE 1ST to JUNE 8TH  Phone Gibsons 98K  For Appointments  Notice To Contractors  Tenders are invited for the transportation of children  to school during the year 1954���1955, as follows:  1. Port Mellon to Gibsons ���bus.  2. Eagle Cliff, Mt. Gardner Park, Trout Lake to  Bowen Island School ���: lius.  3. New Brighton and Andys Bay, Gambter Island  to Granthams ��� boat.  4. Pender Harbour to Madeira Park ��� boat.  5. Billings Bay and-Blind  Bay  to  Nelson  Island  School���boat.  6. Vanguard Bay to Blind Bay, Nelson Island ��� boat,  7. Egmont Harbour to Egmont School ��� boat.  Further   particulars and   Forms   of   Tender may- be  obtained at the School Board Office, Gibsons, B.C.  Tenders, in sealed envelopes marked "Transportation",  will be received until 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 1954!  Tlie  lowest  or   any   tender. will   not   necessarily   be  accepted.  THE BOARD OF  SCHOOL TRUSTEES,  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46 (SECHELT)  THE MOST POPULAR  CANADIAN WHISKY  AT A POPULAR PRICE  e.  GOODERHAM & WORTS LTD.  Established 1832  Distillers of the renowned  PRINCE RECENT  Canadian^Vhisky  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor Control  Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Roberts Creek  Round-up  .by  Madge   Newman  Mrs. V. Rookes' new shipment  of books have arrived and are  available. Rental cost of the  books: is next to nothing and  there is a good selection to  -choose from. Nothing like improving the mind while resting  the back, these busy gardening  days. The supply of permanent  library books is building up  through the generosity of  friends, and Mrs. Rookes who  matches the annual gift of a  book from the PTA.  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hill,  Paicines, California, and Mrs.  M. Bell, Seattle, are the guests  of their cousin and sister, Mrs.  Ruth Mitchell. It is interesting  to see this country through the  eyes of visitors. These folk are  also related to the Gallifords!  and Bates, the Whitworths and-  the Newmans.  We were canny enough to  choose a perfect May day on  which to show them our local  beauty spots. Our leisurely trip  to Irvines Landing and return  took most of the day, for every  few miles the scenery had to  fc>e captured by Bruce's movie'-  caanera so that the kids back  home may share this trip with  them. Pseudo California type  bungalows held no interest for  them but the Sechelt Inn with  its old English air intrigued  ,them ��nd- the hospitable host,  Mr. Duncan, kindly allowed us  to poke among the treasures in  the old fashioned sitting room.  He showed us through the big,  homey kitchen and the cheerful  dining room overlooking the  sea, and let us glimpse the Jarge  square bedrooms upstairs.  "This  is  what  we  like"   our'  visitors .exclaimed.   "Keep your  English    atmosphere,    or    your  Indian   background,   but don't,  DON'T,  instil  anything Califor-  nian    or    American    into    this  Peninsula.     Boost     your     own  native and natural foods. Travellers wiit   somethiig  different  they like to see how others live  and   above   all,   they   like   to  saimpie their food." 'Especially''  added   Bruce,   drooling,   "raspberry  and  blackberry jam."  Lunch was eaten, and more  pictures taken, at Halfmoon  Bay Lake. Hoffar's domain at  Secret Cove was the next stop,  and it was with difficulty that  we dragged the guests away  from that lovely spot after both  moving and still pictures had  been' taken, some purchases  made at the store and "the time  of da y'' p asise d w/ith the  gracious owners.  St. Mary's Hospital, come  upon so unexpectedly after the  drive 'around the picturesque  Garden Bay Lake, and the  chapel nestling under"' the trees  beside it, made another "take"  for their, collection of travel  pictures'. The friendly folk at  Irvines Landing store, the air  saturated with the sweet scent  of purple lilacs growing so pro-  hfically all about and the little  boats putt-putting in, the harbour, all, conspired to form an  unforgettable memory of our  beautiful Sunshine Coast.  The most unforgettable and  important picture, according to  Bruce, and the one which did  not get taken, was a round,  firm, fully-packed quart jar of  luscious', horn e-g r o w n raspberries. One argument for  home freezers.  Old timers here might be  interested to know that Delmar  Crow, only son of Mr. an'd Mrs.  Charlie Crow, and grandson of  the late Joe Crow of Roberts  Creek, was married last month  in the little church at Langforo,  12 m'iles out of Victoria'. He  was attended by his cousin  Garry, eldest son of Doris Crow  Russell,   of Abottsford.  A very happy evening was  spent at the Legion Hall last  Saturday when the Legionaires  put on one of their famous  Bingo parties. Who is this man  Cliff Welles who was forever  shouting "Bingo."  David Blake's broken bones  pre coming along nicely and he  gets about on his' crutches.  Broad jumping was responsible  for the accident.  Gower  Gleanings  by Gypsy Towers  Gower sure had the welcome  mat out for the Victoria Day  visitors.  Mary Dykes up to visit her  Ma and Pa and get a few licks  in iwith the paint brush.  John Bow, wife Kay and sons  Henry and Bobbie holiidaytin'g  at Stronlochie, participating in  the zestful dancing party given  by Mr. and Mrs. William Bow,  the young fry delighted to have  the guest house' to themselves.  Among the dancers were Mr.  and Mrs*. Will Gray of North  Vancouver who were spending  the long week-end at their  cottage.  A jolly houseful at the Steele  cottage, Mrs. Steele and daughter Tifbby bringing up a carload,  Miss Mae White, Mliss Winini-  fred White and Helen Ronald,  all of the New Westminster  teaching staff. Finding Gower  ' a most delightful place to relax,  eat, sleep, whip a batch of hot-  cakes up and generally make  the most of a quiet week-end  in the Country.  Mrs. Bond back to the old  homestead, looking very refreshed after an interesting  motor, trip from Calgary and  th Northwest States wth her  |riend Miss Horn. Mrs. Bond  alsoi spent some time.in Creston,  B.C. visiting her father who has  not been well.  The   Hodson   cousins,   Phyllis  iand     Catherine    and    Phyllis'  brother and his family enjoying  a   peaceful respite' from   their  full and active city routine.  The Mainil's on the Pratt  Road all set wtn their Golf  Course only to be ^dampened  down, by Old Man Pluvious and  his watering can' ��� however,  the rain was much needed by  the garden folk ;and there will  be lots Of good days ahead to  follow the arrows around the  meadow.  A bouquet to the May Day  Paraders. and the unique floats;  A grg'^tj deal of thought and  energy Went into their making,  with some very ingenious results. Especially clever was the  miniature house. Gower^. entry  for 'the C.N.I.B. was most  attractive.  And so ywith a bottle of  aspirin for: the hard working  Blackball 'Ferry crew and the  headaches they must have coping with?the deluge of cars who  patiently (or otherwise) struggled to; "visit our favorite rend-  dezvdus we'll call it thirty.  EVfid-PeninstiSa SoftbaiS  The Mid-Peninsula Softball  league games scheduled for  Sunday May 30th, will see  Gibsons Merchants play Pender  Harbour at 2:30 p.m. Selma  Park play Gibsons Firemen  end Port Mellon play Wilson  Creek,. The time for the Port  Mellon game is 6 p.m.  On Tuesday June , 1st, Port  Mellon meet the Firemen at 6  p.m. On Wednesday June 2nd,  Gibsons Merchants play Selma  Park at 6 p.m. and on Thursday  June 3rd!, Wilson Creek play  Pender, Harbour at 6 p.m.  - Ask about  Tlie BANK ef NOVA SCOTIA'S  PLUS LIFE INSURANCE  AT NO COST TO YOU  For the first time in Canada���  a method of saving that insures  your savings goal. Ask for free  booklet giving full details at  your nearest branch.  Your Partner  in Helping  Canada Grow  The BANK of NOVA SCOTIA  Your BNS Manager is a good  man to know. In Squamish and  Wbodfibre he is A.M. Reid.  See  :~   John Wood  HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  "Your Hardware Dealer"  FOR YOUR HOT WEATHjp NEEDS  Electric Rahgette with Oven��� two burners       $29.95  Hot Plates ��� Single and Double Burners   from     $2.79  SPECIAL:    Frigidaire Electric Stove  Phone 32  Gibsons.  Roofing Repairs  Prompt Attention  WORK    GUARANTEED  Box 10, Coast. News  W. McFadden, D.O.  Optometrist  9   GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 pro.  Even.ings by Appointment  Why go to Vancouver for  Ootical Service?  Phone Gibsons 53  Gibsons Building Supplies Ltd.  for  Sand Gravel & Cement  Clay and Concrete Bricks and, Chimney Blocks  Foundation Blocks and Building  Blocks  Vitrified Pipe ��� Drain Tile and Fittings  WE  CARRY   THE   STOCK  rd VICTORY LOAN BONDS  have been  CALLED FOR PAYMENT JUNE 1st  IF YOU HOLD Third Victory Loan 3% Bonds (issued November, 1942 to  mature November, 1956) they should be presented for payment on or after  June 1st through any branch bank in Canada. AFTER THIS DATE NO  FURTHER INTEREST WILL BE PAID. The interest coupon dated  November 1st, 1954 and all coupons dated later than this must be attached to  the bonds when they are presented for payment. Payment will be $101.26  for a $100 bond (and for other denominations accordingly). This payment  includes a $1 premium as required by the terms of the bond���plus 26f�� which  is interest at 3% from May 1st to June 1st���the period since the last coupon  became payable. '  Government of Canada  By: BANK OF CANADA, Fiscal Agent  VB-3-54 I  FULLY  EQUIPPED   MODERN   CABINS  Rates   $25 ��� $35   Per Week  Cabins Accommodate Four  Jean and Bill Lissiman  Hopkins Landing"  I  if*  Phone 128R  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.  WITH THE f  rOfl   SALE  FOR SALE  Bush wood, Fir and' Alder.  ���Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21J, Gibsons.    . tfn  KROMHOFF   HATCHERIES  Largesrt producer day old  -turkeys - started turkeys all  ���ages. R.O.P. sired day old  ���chicks. Started laying strain  pullets, Leghorns or. New Hampshire. Kromhoff ,Hatchreies  H.R. No. 5 New Westminster,  B.C.   ������'.',  Gravel, 15 cents yard in large  quantities, 20 cents yard in  small lots at pit.  Tom Snodgrass, Selma Park  Phone   75R 26  Why not buy a view lot on  level ground, no hills,' close fin,  in. Gibsons, full price only $350,  terms $50 down balance $10 a  month.  Totem  Realty,  Gibsons.  Rough  and   Planed  Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   1Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  'Halfmoon Bay  Gower Point, "near beach,  furnished camp, really ndce,  only $2200. Totem Realty at  Gibsons.  1952 Herculete sports model  mens bicycle,. 3 speed, in excellent shape, complete with  accessories, $35. J. Cressweli,  Gibsons 79M.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent con-j  dition. From  $35.00 to  $150.00  at    Parkers    Hardware,    phone  Sechelt 51. tfn.  FOR SALE ���' Small modern  house, central location. Can be  seen by appointment Box 5, The  Coast News. tfni  Gamble - investment or speculation - its worth' looking into.  Selma Park subdivision, 25  view lo.ts, only $175 each, terms  $25%down balance $10 a month.  Totem Realty at Gibsons.  FOR SALE Pool Tables. .1  only 4 ft. X 8 ft. 1 only 4V_  ft. X 9 ft. 2 only 5 ft. X 10 ft.  Apply A. Mainwaring, Secty,  Canadian Legion,   Gibsons.  SWAP  1 wood lathe, newer been used  would like .tq  trade for power  lawn   mower   or .what   offers.  Mike   Jackson,   Phone   Sechelt!  21X ���   ' ' 21'  NEW SUBDIVISION MAIN-  PORT -right here in Gibsons,  eyery lot with a breathtaking  view, and Seaview Subdivision  on the Pratt Road, two acre  estates, ideal for those who  crave room an'd country life.  Full details on both next week.  It will pay youto wait for this  big announcement - low prices,  low terms, ideal building sites.  Totem Realty at Gibsons.  H.B.   Gordon  Agencies:  Real  Estate.  Car  Insurance,  Fire In.  surance.    Phone    Sechelt    53 J  Evenings    and    Holidays,'  H.B  Gordon   81H.   or  T.E.   Duffy,  Better buys always - lots -  farms  - homes -. acreage - at  your friendly Realtors - Totem  Realty,   Gibsons.  Logging   Truck   and   Trailer  for  sale.   In   very   good   order  Jackson    Bros.     Logging    Co.  phone    20M    or    26X    Wilsor  Creek. tfn  Save by buying at the farm.  Fowl, plucked or live weight.  Elander Farms,  Phone  Gibsons  68 H 2. &        " ,.��� 28  Soames Point - 101 frontage,  (attractive home, lovely beach,  city water, lights, phone,' partly  furnished, its a gift at $5775 on  terms, less for cash, better hurry  on this one. Totem Realty at  Gibsons.  LEGAL  LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Lease Land.  In Land Recording District of  Vancouver, and situate in the  vicinity of D.L. 4825, Group 1,  2\!.W.D��� near Storm Bay Sechelt  Inlet,  B.C.  Take notice that I, Vernon  Arnold Owre, of Sechelt, B.C..  occupation Cutting Forest  Greens intends to apply for a  lease of the following described  lands:���  Commencing at a post  planted on the mean high water  mark approximately 13 chains  due north of the S.W. corner  of D.L. 4285, Group 1, N.W.D:,  thence southerly 38 chains to  the east side of the head of  ���Storm Bay, thence 10 chains  Westerly across the head of  Storm Pay, thence 45 chains  Northerly Westerly running  parallel to the shore of Storm  Bay to- the South East corner,  of D.L. 4445 Group 1. N.W.D-;,  ���thence due East to a point cf  zero tide, thence in a Southerly  Easterly and' Northerly .direction following the zero tide  level back to the point of  commencenfent. and containing  10 acres more or less, for the  purpose of Oyster Culture.  Vernon    Arnold   Owre.  Dated April  1st,   1954.  WANTED  Couple with 3 children want  to buy or rent a home with  some acreage. Box ��� 13, Coast  News. 22  FOR RENT  Unfurnished 4 room house,  all conveniences, on beach, full  basement. Apply Box 131,  Gibsons. 21  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tf>  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteec  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's-  Wear,  Gibsons.N tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry, repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General  Store,   Sechelt  ���,.->������ ���"-"'" tfn  i i imtH,:".* i      iii -   -       .1-������. i   i   ..i.i     i .,  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; al-  ������>   nnper   hanging.   J.    Melhus  Phone  Gibsons  33. tfr  In loving memory of Malcolm  C. Macphail, who passed away  June 2nd, 1953. Inserted by his  loving wife.  Ruth Macphail.  'Halfmoon  Beams  by T. Mosier  Once again the Bay echos  with the sound of heavy equipment moving up the hill, as the  Rotter Logging Co. prepares  to get logging operations under  way for the season*. With 35  men in camp at tlie present  time, and a full payroll of 80  expected within the next few  weeks, the few houses available  are being quickly rented by  men wishing to move their  families into the Bay. If you  have a house to rent, why not  help by listing it on the Post  Office  bulletin  board.  Quick action on the part of  Mr. W. Kolterman saved the  home of his son and daughter-  in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ken  Anderson from serious damage  when fire broke out in the  partition between the bedroom  and kitchen -walls. Mrs. Anderson wias home alone with her  baby daughter at the time.  The Redroofs Tennis Club  will have their court in readi-  ���Tesv-: for the season with the  surfacing being completed this  >vt>ek by City Construction1 Co.  and the help of its members.  Mrs. Harold Willis who was  ���injured in, a car accident in  West Sechelt a few days before  Easter fls in Vancouver General  Hospital, where she has been  a patient for the past few  weeks. Her many friends will  be happy to know that her  condition ig slowly improving  with the physlio-therapy treatments she   is  now  undergoing.  Congratulations to Mr. and  Mrs. Ernie Peiubio o-.i the bir'fc  cf a daughter at St. Paul's  Hospital on, Miy  19 th.  Mr. an'd Mrs. W. Oswald are  at their summer home, and will  be in permanent residence here  through the summer months..  Also opar.i -ag their summer  retreat for the season are Mr.  and Mrs. Tom Barrows.  Mr. and. Mrs. Stan Ross of  Aldergrope were the week-end  guests of Mrs. Ross's brother  and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.  Alf Nessy     .       ........  Visiting in tlie Bay over the  holiday weekend were former  residents,  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Jerry  Fortins  guests of Mr. and Mrs.  Roy Doyle.  Also Mr. and Mrs. Jack Berg  of. Vancouver, visiting Mr. and  Mrs" Ken Anderson.  Visiting in Seattle over the  holiday weekend were Mr. and  Mrs. Scott, and daughter Joyce.  [  Wilson Creek  *mm��mtammimttmmmumAWt^mmmA^mUBaaamtameemmt^mmmacmmmmm-1  by   Minus Three  Thursday  May  27,   1954        The Coast News  5  Mr.   and   Mrs.   G.W.   Jackson  drove   up   coast   Sunday   with  long    absent   members   cf   the  family,    Brig.    E.S.    Harvey  j (retired   and Mrs. Harvey, they  will be holidaying on the Peninsula as guests of Mr. and Mrs. j  L.S.   Jackon   of   Wilson   Creek. I  Ines Harvey spent some time at  Gibsons  some years ago.  As it  is winter at their home im Cape  Town-   South    Africa    they   are  lcf.k.ng forward to a summer in  B.C.  Mr.   and   Mrs.   George   Lay,  Corinne and  Geoge Jr., visitng  Mr.    antd    Mrs.    Ted   Norburm  jS'his    Cathy    McGuire    arrived  vy.th Corinne the previous day.  Mr. and Mrs.  T.A. Doyle are  guests of the S. DowMngs.  At their summer cottage were  ' Mr.  and'Mrs.  J.T.  Haslett and  family already they are thinking  ; of enlarging their cottage.  j     Young Alec Lamb very happy  j to  have his   grandparents  here  f>r a visit,  Mr.  and Mrs.  N.H.  McCleod of New Westminster.  Ran Vernon  Building Contractor  Fully Experienced In All Phases Of  BUILDING AND   CONSTRUCTION  R.R.I. Gibsons  Phone 26W  ,--a/VJt'.<4f|.l.' f  reveals whisk  true flavour  Sechelt  By ARIES  Mr. and Mrs. E. Parr Pearson  were guests of honor at a dinner  party held in the Sechelt "Inn,  on the occasion ef Mr. Pearsom  leaving the Union Steamships  Company to take up a position  with the Osborne Logging  Company,  Sechelt Inlet.  Mr. Pearson had been with  the steamship company for six  years and has been very popular both with the staff and  customers, and will be missed  in the store.  A~t the dinner, attended by  twenty staff members, he was  presented with a fitted travelling bag, and Mrs. Pearson  received a bouquet of Tulips.  Mr. Enright came up from  Vancouver to represent the  Union Steamships Company for  the   occasion.  Am estimated 200 guests  gathered in . St. Hilda's Parish  Hall for the annual combined  services of Gibsons, Roberts  Creek and Sechelt, the latter  group heing hosts for the day.  Selections were heard from  the Adult Choir of Gibsons and  the Junior choirs of Roberts  Creek and Sechelt. The guest  speaker was Padre Major  Danf ord. Refreshments were  served under the convenorship  of Mrs. M. Beney, with the  DePencier Evening Circle  serving.  Nice to see Dolly and Jack  Jonas back in Sechelt for a  v>lsit. They teil U3 that they are  now living at Kleindale, and  like it very much.  Sorry to hear Mr. Jack Redman is in hospital. Hope is is  r.oiZ'iing serious and that he will  be back soon.  Date Pad  ��� May 27 ��� The Rt. Rev. G.P.  Gow:ir D.D. wall hold services  in   St.   Bartholomew's   Church,  Gibsons at  11:15 a.m. and 7:30  p.m.  May 28 ��� Roberts Creek,  8 p.m., Legion Hall, VON board  meeting.  May 30 ��� Gibsons, home of  Mrs. Art Pilling, meeting of the  Fair Committee at 2 p.m.  May 31 ��� Gibsons. Important meeting of 3o;-.rd of Trade.  Special speakt-.  Juno 2 ��� Gibsons St. Barth-  olc-rnews W.A. superfluity sale,  home cooking etc.  June 4 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall. Quarterly meeting "Of St.  Bartholomew's W.A.  June 5 ��� Roberts Creek,  Dance,  Evam Kemps  orchestra.  June 5 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  Loggers' Association Benefit  Dance.  June 5 ��� Gibsons Element-  'afy "school at 10 a.m. Peninsula  elemen.ary   school   track   meet.  June 6 ��� Gibsons School  Hall basement, 2 p.m., Junior  Garden Club  meeifring.  June 7 ��� Gibson^ Parish  Hall, 8 p.m., Farmers' Institute  General .Meeting.  June 17 ��� Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild Garden Tea, at 2 p.m. at  the home of Mrs. Osborne, Sr.  June 20 ��� Father's Day  Dinner, Legion Hall, Sechelt,  6���7:30 p.m.  June 22 ��� Gibsons Anglican  Parish Hall, Faith Mission Conference. Speaker Captain G.  Dobbie. Meetings at 5 and 7:30  p.m. African Evangelistic Band.  June 23 ��� Roberts Creek,  Masonic Hall at 2:30, OES tea.  June 26 ��� Gibsons School  Hall. Hard times dance, in aid  of fair prizes.  July 8 ��� Roberts Creek, at  Mrs. P.B. Long's home ��� St.  Aidan's garden party, home  cooking, sewing, etc.  July 10 ��� Roberts Creek  Hall, PTA dance, music by- the  Ryithm Pals.  July 12 ��� Wilson Creek  Community Association Hall,  Strawberry   Tea.  July 15 ��� Gower Point, St.  Bartholomew's garden party at  Mrs Chasters.  July 22 ��� Gibsons, at home  of Miss Grant at 2.30 p.m.,  garden party by the Friendly  Group of the W.A. of the United  Church.  Aug. 15 ��� Gibsons, Seacrest,  St. Mary's Altar Society Bazaar  at 2 p.m.  ^H^^S^  **  Put Seagram's "83" to the water test*  Water, plain or sparkling,  reveals a whisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet.  Seagrams "83  Canadian *fVAi<f/w  0T Seagrams .w^ Sure  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia..  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Oat and Hang By Your Phoa-  For Reference  ;  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Eight  acres land - main  paved  Sechelt  Highway - less  than 3  miles from here - only $595.  .  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      ���  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing  -  Grading  -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone    GIBSONS    86  ���iWT STORE  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORK  Left of Post Office  Gibsons, B.C.  Headquarters  for  Wool,  LUMBER  OVIATT   LUMBER   CO.  Specializing in  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone   Gibsons  93J,  Evenings.  MACHINISTS  CLEANERS  HILLS MACHINE SHO?  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytim*  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54  ��� Res. 78  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners  for  the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  PU-'MBIXG  CONSTRUCTION  A.D.   DADES   CONSTRUCTION  Bulldozing.     Gravel  Loading,  Land   Clearing,,  Road Construction.  Phone  Solnik.       Shell  Service,  . Sechelt,  48 C.  ELECT KIC A L W 0RK  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING,  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone  Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 3S  RADIO    RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and  Used Radios  FOR ' INSURANCE  CR  REAL ESTATE  SEE  T,  Realty  stem . Real-  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings   95J  M;-mber A-sorlritlon  of Z-.C.  Real   Es^ar.e   Agents.  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television  Phone 30 S Sechelt  GOLF  MAIN - PORT GOLF COURSE  Pitch and Putt  300 feet South  Sechelt Highway  and Pratt Rd.  ROTO-WORK  GARDFN   WORK   EASY   Witt  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John   Little,   83   M  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  Ranges, All Types    y;  Beds  ��� Tables  ���   Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  Serviced Nov.*  C & S SALES & SERVICE The Coast News Thursday   May  27,   1954  Via De Luxe MV. Kahloke ��� No Reservations Required  Daylight Saving Time  Daily: 8 a.m., 12 noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 middle  VfCTORiA-PQRT ANGELES SERVICE:  4 TRIPS DAILY VIA MV. CHINOOK  VANCOUVER  CITY. B. C. Motor  Transportation, 150 Dunsmuir       HORSESHOE BAY, Ferry Terminal,  Marine 2421 Whytecliff 3581  S^J^aiS^^:1*^^^^,:^ 'iyMM0>'PMt^.y^>rt -y* ^y?yi  BALL UNE, LTD.  For information leading to the arrest and conviction of  the person or persons responsible for malicious damage  caused to Allan & Barter's Imperial Oil equipment on  two separate occasions.  1. Tank truck at Imperial Oil plant, Hopkins was  damaged by a crowbar, holes poked in the radiator,  valve stems cut off the tires and battery acid poured  on the seat.  2. Pumps at Ridgeway Coffee Bar, recently purchased  by Allan and Barter and changed to Esso products.  These underground gas tanks were both filled with  water and an air compressor damaged.  ALLAN & BARTER, .  Gibsons.  New Appliance   Sales  Bring  Used Appliance Bargains  AMONG   OUR   CURRENT  CROP   ARE:  6 cur ft FRIGID AIRE   really nice condition .... $175.00  GURNEY Electric Cottage Range  working perfectly   $125.00  EMPIRE Reliance Oil Range  burns oil, or coal and wood  ���  $120.00  ELECTRIC and GAS Washers  in working condition   from ....  $ 49.50  0.  Knowles>#^-har  C2s  -HARDWARE  LID.  Phone 33  Gibsons, B.C.  DRINK  than any ofhsr DRY GtN  JUNIORS    NEED..   SUPPORT       APPRECIATES  VON  SERVICE  There are a considerable  number of the parents complaining of juvendles loitering  around the street corners and  the cafes of Gibsons. The  Citizens of Gibsons also corn-  lain of the lack of interest in  clubs and so forth by us, but:  We started the Junior Baseball Team, this team is now an  the Junior Peninsula Lefegue,  but may have to fold because  of the lack of interest shown  to us by the Parents.  We started this team by ourselves and all matters concerning our team have been  unnoticed by you. Now that we  are in the League we need  transportation . to our games;  especially to those ini Pender  Harbour and in Sechelt. We  need money to supply us with  the necessary equipment, the  important need is for a coach,  j or a sponsor who would act as  I a coach, or both. It is true that  the Firemen have donated five  dollars and the use of their  bats, but that is hardly enough  support to keep the team alive.  Every Wednesday at six  thirty wis have a practice; if  you can call it that. It's-not that  there ds a lack of interest by  the boys, or that we have a poor  team, the reason is, we need an  organizer. If some one could  come out that night and coach  or any night that would suit  him, the team would be very  grateful. And someone who  could supply us with transportation to the games would also  be welcomed.  Jack Whitaker and Jack Red-  It gives me great pleasure to  learn there was to be a drive  for funds towards the operation  of the VON in this district.'  Situated as we are without  a hospital I" wonder if we appreciate what it means to have  the VON Nurse at our service  with all her efficiency.  I can speak from personal  experience having had their  soothing ministratiois and use  of their equipment for some  months. It means much to be  bathed, the sheets lhanged, etc.,  when one is bedridden. So I  sincerely hope the drive will be  well supported.  Mrs. E.L. Kent.  man have shown what they can  do for the Sechelt boys and I'm  sure there are mem Hike that in  Gibsons to help us.  |     On   the   game   of  May   16th,  i there   was   a    measely    crowd  attending, we collected a dollar  twenty-six.   Now   what   can   a  team do  with that    We advertised   this   game   but   still   we  weren't   compliimentefcl   with   a  ; decent crowd.  When our next game is in  Gibsons, which will be very  soon, if our team holds out,  come on out, theyr'e good games  an'd I'm sure you won't be disappointed as we now are, in  fact you won't be disappointed  at all. You'll be glad you came!  Geo.  Slinn,  Captain.  Ir. Duncan Passes  n Shaughnessy  Mr. James Duncan of Hopkins  Landing passed away on- May  24th in Shaughnessy Hospital.  He is survived by his wife at  Hopkins Landing, two sons Roy  and Bill of Vancouver, one  daughter, Mrs. Gordon McLeod  of Vancouver and seven granl-  children.  Mr. Duncan is also survived  by a niece, Mrs. Jack Marshall  of Gibsons.  A much respected gentleman,,  Mr. Duncan was born in Scotland, and was a veteran of The  First World War.  Interment will be in Vancou-  vver, at Mt. Pleasant.  LOST ���  Reading  glasses in  Sechelt on May 24th. Return to  Cherry     Whitaker's     office.  Reward.  Are HuBining ���  Sports" Fishing Gear  In Good Supply  AT   MURDOCH'S  Give  Our  FROZEN   FOODS  A Try  We Have A Complete Line  Our  Spring Supply  Of  MARINE    and    HOUSE  PAINTS  Is Good.    N.ew Colors.  Marine Supplies  'Phone  116  PENDER   HARBOUR  We Have What It Takes To  BUILD REMODEL REPAIR  BUILDING  ���  PLUMBING  ���. ELECTRICAL    SUPPLIES  and   SERVICES  No Down Payment ��� Borrow Up To $2000.  Call and discuss this amazing offer which allows you  to go ahead with building alterations despite lack cf  ready funds.  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���     >  Hauka -Nimmo  Wedding At Gibsons  St.    Bartholomew's    Anglican  Church Gibsons, was the scene  of   the   double   ring   ceremony  performed by Rev. H.U. Oswald,  uniting     Roberta     Gwendolyn,  only daughter of Mr. and  Mrs.  R,    Nimmo    of    Gibsons,    and  Arthur Mitchell youngest son of  Mr.   and Mrs.   M.A.  Hauka,   of  Tabor Alberta.  The bride, given in marriage  by her father, made a dainty  picture in her ballerina length  gown, of white nylon with  fngertip veil of illusion net. Her  only jewellery was her grandmothers  lavolier.  She carried a white prayer  book with mauve, orchid and  lily. of the valley. Adding to  the picture of spring was the.  bridesmaid Miss Alice Bicardi,  in pale blue nylon dress with  pink floral headress, her bouquet was of red and white  carnations.  Best man was Mr. Donald  Hauka. Ushering were Mr. Earl j  King and brother of the bride  Bill Nimino.  For her wedding trip the bride  wore a blue . dressmaker suit  with white accessories and  orchid  corsage.  Out of town guests were, Mrs.1  G. Reynolds, Miss M. Conrad,  Mrs.- M.^Sigalet, Mr. and Mrs.  J. Nimmo, Mr. and Mrs. J.  Miller. Mr. end Mrs. C. Campion, Mr. and Mrs. N. Campion,  Mrs. H. Sawyer, Mrs. F. Sawyer and Mrs.  T.  Burley.  A   small reception   was  held  ^t  the   home  of  Mr.   and   Mrs.  W.H.   Skellet,  for' the   families  and  close'friends  of  the  bride  End groom.  Fsirway   Service  your CHEVRON DEALER  First Year Anniversary Sale  One Day Only, While Stock Lasts  FRIDAY MAY 28, 1954  600 x 16 Tires  600 x 16 Tubes  670 x .15 Tires  670 x 15 Tubes  $12.50  $ 2.75  $13.50  *p   j,_b9  Distilled in Canada and distributed by The House of Seagram  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Uquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  SUMMER    MOTORING  Calls For Changes!  See Frank Solnik For .  New Oil Filters  Air Cleaners  Let Us  Flush Out Your  RADIATOR  On Goodyear Stock Only  Flashlights - 75c Each  OIL - For Every 3 Qts.-l Qt  Free  Gas - For Every 8 Gals.-l Gal. Free  '49 Ford Sedan  '29 Model 'A'  '41 Studebaker  '47 Ford Sedan  '50 Chevrolet Se  $650 "  Cash  $ 25  Cash  ch     $275  Cash  $695  Terras  i        $1210  Terms  Change To  s  And Check All Your  Tires & Steering  Other Stems Too Numerous  SHELL SERVICE  Phone 4SC ��� Sechelt  This Sale is in appreciation of your past business. May we have the  pleasure of seeing you again in the future.  Phone  Gibsons   92W  ED.   FIEDLER

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