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 *.  PROVINCIAL  LIBRARY  I  Provincial Library,  Victoria* B-. C��  Eighth Year of Publication  Vol.   8   No   24  hursda>,   June   17,   1954  Published  in  Gibsons*  B-^..  School Students Graduate  The    Elphinstone    Gymnasium,     '������: '��� ������  transformed for the evening into a i"��   Canada;"   and   introduced   by  beautifully   decorated   auditorium J brief remarks .by Chairman George  Hostland,   President   of   the   Stu-  was the scene of a well organized,  planned, and performed Graduation  Ceremony, as twenty-one students  received their graduation certificates from the hands of Mr. A. Funnell, Chairman of the School Board  of the Sechelt School District, on  Friday evening last.  Awards for various standings and  competitions, sports and scholastic,  were also presented at this ceremony, by a representative of the  firm or organization donating each  of the many cups, shields and  trophies, as called upon by the  Home Teacher Mrs. pay, for this  pleasant duty.  The   program  was   opened  with  dent's Council. This was followed  by the presentation of awards. Mr.  L. Peterson, presented Tournament  "Plashes" for sports competitions,  Mrs: Glassford for Scholarship,  Citizenship and Sportsmanship  (girls); and Mr. Goostrey the same  for boys.  A vocal solo was then given by  Barbara Coles, accompanied by the  evening's student accompanist, Fred  White.  Perfect attendance certificates  were presented by Mrs. Evans,  Home Economic teacher.  VALEDICTORIAN'S ADDRESS  Alice Bikadi, chosen to present  this Valedictorian's- address made a  short but pleasing speech. She referred to the big step the students  were now about to take, from their  sheltered school life to that of adult  life, and expressed the feeling that  in spite of the often quoted desire  for freedom, many of the students  might well wish themselves back  at Elphinstone, in the future.  She- .rendered praise to their  parents, teachers, neighbours and  friends, who had made this graduation, and their school life, possible  and   pleasant.    A   word   was   also  given  to their fellow students in  the High'school, for their part in  both. :;  '  Alice .then asked that the parents  and all others interested or concerned'be asNproud of the students  and their accomplishments as were  the students themselves.  Mrs. Rankin, school Vice-Principal, then presented the Readers'  Digest award.  At this point, the graduation certificates were presented.  The graduating class, who were  seated on one half of the platfoian,  were called upon in turn by .Principal Mr. Trueman, to cross the stage  and received from Mr. Funnell, their  Certificates of Graduation. This  gave the audience an opportunity  to see each student in turn, and an  opportunity for the students to demonstrate their Graduation Finery  with the best effect. Each received  a word of congratulation from Mr.  Funnell, and returned to his or her  place in the group.  Two students, Jeff and Bud  White, of Port Mellon, then presented a piano and violin duet,  which was well ^received.  GUEST SPEAKER ��� .,  -  - Mr. Harry MacDonald, .of the  Canadian Forest Products Company, Port Mellon, was introduced  by Mr. McKenzie, who gave a brief  history-of the Guest Speaker, He  was a graduate of Kitsilano High  School;,.a Serviceman from 1946 to j youth  1948. He was chosen as Rhodes  Scholar in 1948, following which he  went to Oxford University to study-  Economics, and then joined the  Canadian Forest Products as one  of their-i executives.  Mr. MacDonald described this as  his first visit to the Elphinstone  High school, and appreciated the  honor of having been chosen to give  this address to the-students gradu-j  ating. ���;   ,  He spoke of the Pulp and Paper  industry as his example, since it  was the one' he knew best. He de-  scribed the work done by men who  are parents of the graduates, and  their accomplishment in having  changed working conditions in the  past   thirty years,   which   he   ex-  quiring more of the highly educated  and JxainepL emplpye.es^an.;before,;  for this Indirect staff. It gave more  anitary Inspector  Warns Vs "Dumping"  ��� Mr. B. Williams, Sanitary Inspector of the Howe Sound area  (Squamish to. Nelson Island) reports the practice of dumping  refuse and garbage on roadsides,  ditches and other unauthorized  spots is still prevalent on the  Peninsula. This is in direct contravention of Provincial Regulations.  Mr. Williams appeals to the  people to use those dumping  grounds available to them-at Gibsons and at Sechelt, and where no  such grounds have been authorized,  to bury or burn all refuse and other  offensive material.  Not only is the practice of this  indiscriminate dumping unsightly,  says Mr. Williams, but is a fertile  ground for flies, rats and other  pests.  He warns that any person caught  dumping garbage in unauthorized  places will be proceeded against by  himself, and by the R.C.M.P., whose  assistance has been enlisted in the  situation.  Anyone who has a problem relating to drainage, water supply,  and such related matters, may contact Mr. Williams through the Public 'Health Office at Gibsons. He  will be only too pleased to help with j  ideas and advice.  Highway Accidents  On the Pender Harbour Highway,;  over the week-end, three vehicles  were involved in accidents, fortunately without injury to any person  concerned, but with expensive  damage to the cars.  Robert Pearson of North. Vancouver, lost control of his car near  Halfmoon Bay Lake on Friday, and  ran off the road. His car struck a  rock and overturned. Three people |  in the car,-were unharmed,: but  'damage-to the*car- was estimated-at  about five hundred dollars.  Gordon Nikirk ran off the road at  opportunities for educated workers |  in higher earning brackets than be-1 Madeira  Park  on   Saturday   morn:  ing, tlie car striking stumps and  other obstacles, doing damage of  about $200.00.  A Standard Oil truck, driven by  Adair Erickson, collided with a car  driven by Charles' Constantine, a  Highway Construction employee.  No one was injured, but damage to  the two vehicles is said to'be in the  neighborhood of $500.00.  fore.  This legacy is a challenge to the  of today. They now have  much not available to their parents, and as future parents the  graduates must do the same, securing for their children in turn much  riot now available to themselves.  He closed by wishing the graduates the best of luck in the new  phase of life into which they were  entering.  The School Choir, conducted by  Mrs. Vernon, then gave' three selections, the last of which was dedicated specially--to the- graduates,  "My best to You." .Mrs. Poole accompanied the choir.'The audience,  and the graduates, demonstrated  their appreciation by hearty applause.  Mrs. Day, Grade XIFs Home  Teacher, then called for the presen-  presse��|: as the legacy of one gen-; tation. of the many trophies to the  eration'bf parents to their children,-; students.    A   list  of  these  is  inc-  Wagesj-had doubled, productivity  had been increased, hours had been  decreased, and the use of mechan-  i.'  ized equipment was much greater.  Because of these changes, the  character of employee categories  had changed too. The proportion of  Indirect, or management and executive, administrative and technical, staff had increased over that  of direct, or actual working staff,  from one to fourteen in 1920 to one  to five in 1952.  This had an effect of industrv re-  cluded in the Honors and Awards  following.  Mi\: Peers was then called upon  to make an award for the best piece  of work iri the Manual Training  Shop, a check for fifty dollars,  which was presented to Art Thomson.  A very pleasant and satisfying  program was concluded by the  singing of God Save the Queen.  Following this, the students went  on to their Graduation Dance, to  which they had invited their guests.  Agget-Horn Office  Agget Agencies have announced  that they are opening an office* in  Sechelt, at the Sechelt Taxi Office,  next to the Bus depot,  Mr. Agget and his Associate.  John C. Horn will be operating Real  Estate and insurance from this  office, starting immediately. It is'  thought that this office will be a  convenience to the Public, as compared with the Wilson Creek Office.  Car Occupants  Escape injury  Mrs. Zantoles of Port Mellon,  and her passenger, Mr. Stone, of  Roberts Creek, escaped any serious  injury, when the car driven by Mrs.  Zantoles ran over the turn at Lew  Reid's corner in Gibsons last Friday morning, and overturned.  Mrs. Zantoles was driving down  the hill on the Sechelt Highway,  when her brakes failed. She threw  the clutch into second gear, but  this didn't slow the car sufficiently  on the slope. It ran over the curve,  turned on its side, and finally landed on its roof among the trees below.  The pair were shaken up and  suffered some bruising, but no serious injury. The car,- a Ford, had  considerable  damage  done  to  the  Ring The Siren  For An Emergency  Gibsons Fire Department advises  that in order to obtain the use" of  the Inhalator, or other emergency  equipment, one should either phone  the Operator and ask that the alarm  be turned in, or go down .to the  Shell Service Station and turn in  the alarm oneself.  In this way, loss of vital time is  avoided, and among those who answer the alarm there are bound to  be two or more who can operate  the inhalator or  other  equipment.  The Firemen of Gibsons regret  the loss of Mr. Jimmie Hicks, who  will bo going up coast, to skipper  the Quillayute on her runs between  Pender   and   Saltry   Bay   for   the  Motor Importation  To Connect  with Black Ball Ferry  By the kindly co-operation of the  B.C. Motor Transportation Ltd., and  by agreement with Mr. Lawrence  of the Sechelt Motor Transport  Ltd., the efforts of the Gibsons and  District Ratepayers Association to  have the B.C. Motor Transportation bus connect with the Black  Ball Ferry at Horseshoe Bay on the  trips not covered by the Sechelt  Motor bus, have met with success.  In a letter addressed to Fred  Crowhurst, secretary of the local  ratepayers group, Mr. J. E. Allan,  Superintendent of Operations for  the B.C. Motor Transportation 'advises that until further notice, and  effective on June 25th, their busses  will   connect with  the  Black Ball  Ferry at Horseshoe Bay on the following trips: ' From Vancouver,  Monday to Saturday, 6:05 a.m. and  10:05 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and  Thursday, 11:05 a.m. Sundays, 0:15  a.m. and 10:30 p.m. From Horseshoe Bay, Tuesday to Saturday, 7:20 j facing.  Not For Indonesia  Dr. Grantham, Vice-Principal of  the Vancouver Normal School, and  representative of UNESCO in Indonesia for two years-, gave a very  interesting and enjoyable talk at  Gibsons on Tuesday evening, on  Indonesian life, culture and problems.  He spoke of the fact that having  his wife and family with him,, he  was able to meet people, and make  contacts there, that would not have  been possible for him  by himself.  His son attended university in Indonesia, and his daughter an Indonesian school, the first western girl  to    do    so.     Through    them,   and  ^through his  wife  being invited  to  attend meetings and speak in English to the people, who are anxious  to   learn,   Dr.   Grantham   learned j  more   of  the   country  than  would |  otherwise  have  been   possible.        j  He showed a map of the Islands  which now form the republic of Indonesia, and stated that the population was now 80 million people.  On Java, which is part of the island  group, and four times the  size  of  Vancouver Island, 55 million people  live.  : He outlined briefly the history of  the Republic, in order to clarify  .the regional differences in customs  and religions. Until a thousand  years ago, the population was  wholly Hinduistic in religion and  culture. In the year 1500 A.D.,  krab traders took Islam (Mohammedanism) to the Island, and ninety  percent of the population embraces  this new faith. Three hundred and  fifty years ago, the Dutch traders  took over, and Indonesia-became a  polony of Holland. Now, nationalism and independence are growing.  This follows the invasion of the  Japanese, who oyeiTan the islands  after the Pearl Harbour and Singapore disasters. They, spread the  propaganda that they were fostering Indonesia for the Indonesians,  feud Asia for the Asians. Afjter_ the  <$ei&ki of the Japanese in 1945, Lord  Mountbatten was sent to Indonesia  to restore Dutch sovereignty. The  Indonesians, however, proclaimed  their independence, and for a time,  were at war with everyone. They  fought for their independence,  which was recognized 1>y Holland  in December, 1949.  Many problems now face the  young Republic, chief among these  are the obtaining of food. Rice  is their basic food, and they do  not raise enough of it for themselves. National economy,4 or lack  of it, makes it difficult for them to  purchase needed supplies. Public  Health is another problem. Life  expectancy there is about forty  years. Child mortality is high. Edu- {  cation is also difficult. Approximately 10 percent pf the popula- J  tion is literate.. j  Lack of trained personnel is  everywhere. An example is the fact  that until very recently, the Indo- i  nesian Airline had not one native,  pilot. The first Indonesian pilots  have just been trained.  The people of the islands are described by Dr. Grantham as being  pleasant, kindly and smiling, small  of stature.    }  The country is beautiful with forests and flowers, a result of the  humid tropical climate.  The culture of the Indonesians is  an old one, and rich in its treasures  of learning, among those who have  it.   .  Language is a great problem,  there being a different language on  each of the main islands. A common speech is found in the "Lingua  Franca" spoken, and which is now  being taught in the Indonesian  schools.  (Concluded  next, wee!*)  Powell  Ferry Ju  A report has been received that  the-Powell River Road will be completed on June 30th, and that the  temporary ferry wharf at Madeira  Park will be ready for use on July  10th for traffic to Powell River.  'It is felt in some quarters that  this opening of the traffic over the  highway in the upper part of the  Peninsula will create a great hazard, due to the dust, the narrow  and winding road, and the narrow  approach to the wharf at Madeira.  Telephone  Subscribers Me  Blackball Officials  Plan ferry  Connections  Captain Peabody of the Black  Ball ferry lines spent some time on  the Peninsula on Friday with a view  to determining the arrangements j  of ferry schedules from Pender  Harbour. At present, it is believed  there will be a lapse of two hours  between the docking of the ferry at.  Pender Harbour and the leaving at  Gibsons, to give plenty of time,.for  vehicles over the road.  The crossing, while the Madeira  Park wharf is being used, will take  about two hours, but once the highway is completed and the run being  made from the Agamemnon Bay  wharf, it will take about one. hour,  according to Mr. Frith.  At   Roberts   Creek   on.  Tuesday  evening last, the subscribers of! GKe'-  B.C. Telephones held a meeting., to.  voice their complaints and air'their*'  grievances upon the local telephone  system.     Mrs.    Hughes    took-   tlie  chair.  The meeting was called by the-  Roberts Creek Improvement Association, and Mr. Mallet of the  B.C. Telephones was on hand to-  give what answers he could,, and',  to carry *back the recommendations'-  of the meeting.  In speaking to the meeting. Miv  Mallet spoke of the number of improvements made in the service iix  the past live years, of the great increase in the number of subscribers, not only locally, but in all parts,  of the system. This great growth-  has created many problems, srcch-  as overcrowded lines, lack of tele-  I phones; and so forth.  Locally,  one great  improvement,  that had_ been made since the B.G-  i Telephones  took   over  the  system  was   the   24-hour   service   on   the-  Peninsula.  The members of the audience  then gave voice to what they feel  are their greatest problems.  Business   men   complained   that.  Traffic Control  ,. -Assistant Commissioner Rivett-  Carnach of the R.C.M.P. was on the  Peninsula, studying the traffic  situation at various points.., with a  view to finding some solution. It  is understood that at present, the  solution will take the form of more  Policemen detailed to this duty. .  He visited both the Gibsons and  Sechelt detachments on Friday, and  announced later that steps would  be taken to provide mora control as  a possible remedy.  Clou - Corretion  . Mr. John Clou, of Grantham's  Landing, of whose latest book  "Caravan to Camul" we,made mention last week,, advises us that we  had a part of our information incorrect, and wishes to state that  Clou, Ltd., ,jn Vancouver, * was a  firm of Importers and Manufacturers' agents, that the Clou Hair-  dressing Salon was not a "barber  shop,". and while he has nothing  against barbers, he was not one.  He was a Permanent Wave Specialist.  We hope to have the material for  a short biography of Mr. Ciou next  week.  Fortunately, as an ex-publisher  of Weekly Newspapers, Mr. Clou  Knows our difficulties, and therefore is not wrathful, but extremely  understanding.  rower  urfacing Started  Wednesday  The tanks and equipment were  busy spreading the first coat of  material on the Gower Road, from  the Post-office end in Gibsons, on  Wednesday morning. This is the  beginning of the long-awaited suryK'ar beyond the call of duty  tions would grow worse for a short  time, before they could be improved.  He would report to the company  the need for more lines, more telephones, and try to have some arrangements made for calling of  Doctors.  When criticism was made of the  operating service, as to the time  taken making connections, etc., Mr.  Mallet replied, citing the excellent  service rendered by the Gibsons  office, and the many, many times'  the operators, under Mr. Harry  Winn, had gone out of their way  to find those persons being called,  a.m.  p.m.  p.m.  Monday   to   Saturday,   11:15  Monday   to   Thursday,   3:15  Sundays. S:15 a.m. and 11:30  It was reported that. this work  had been held up on account of cool  wet weather, when it is impossible  to lav this, material properly.  The audience voted Mr. Mallet a  hearty vote of thanks for having  come to the meeting, and for hearing the many grievances presented  to him.  being on party lines made it almost,  impossible   to   make   use   of   their*  telephones, and in many instances,,  it was much faster to hire ,a tax*'  and drive to the place to which they."  would   normally   haA*e   telephoned'-'  Business   men   had   to   pay   much  higher rates  than  private phones..    .  and had less use of the service-  No cheek of the person having    .  made the telephone call which was  charged to the subscriber was possible from the bills, as they were  now made out, and to make such a  check meant travelling to. the nearest  office,  Gibsons  or  Sechelt,  to>-  look up the ticket's.  No pay phone at Roberts Creek:  meant that the public, particularly  through summer months, were constantly   using   the   telephone.    On  party lines this made for great inconvenience for other subscribers,  and for the business men madeethe---  resultant tie-up of their own phones  a real problem.  Problem of getting calls through ���  '.  to  other  businesses  also  on over--  loaded    party   lines   was   another-  cause of delay.   , ��� y  More lines are urgently needed, ���.  Every line in the service is badly  overloaded.  There was much objection raised.'  to   the   charges   having   been   increased to points on the Peninsula.-  The charge for ;a persoh-to-peH:s6nr.;;v  call on the Sechelt line is now thrctV  cents.   This is felt to be too high.  The difficulty of high rates '.such y  as. this is evident when calling the.  doctor.  It was felt by some subscribers '  that twenty years ago when: there -  were only two telep!.fonv*c m ICob- -  erts Creek, service *xv*s better and  faster than it is now. *������  To Mr. Mallet's  suggestion  that  one of the businesses operate their  phone as a pa3'-phone. the business*  people objected that it tied u-pulHeJr-*  phones to such an extent that' Miey  could not receive calls themselves,  they had to  be  constantly en  the  watch for people calling, in order  to  charge  them,  and   that  in  any  case, the M & W Storo, which had  been so operating, had the" agency -  taken  away  without   notice:.   More-  lines were needed to Vancouver; to  speed up the service there.  Mr.   Mallet   then  said   he   would  carry   the   recommendation   to   \he ���  Company   for   a   Public-   Telephone -  Booth.    He   also   explained   ilia!   a  survey   of   the   existing   lines   \vaK-  being   made,   and   that   when - rlia-r  was completed, as well as the savvey  of those  needing   phones,   the  Company intended to put in  more    *  lines,   but   that  this   could   not  be  started in the immediate future.  To the criticism of the old fashioned   equipment,   he   replied   that  new equipment was being installed:  as fast as it was available, but the*  overall   shortage   of   this   materiar  made   it  impossible   to   renew   alf  phones at once.. This  applied not.  only to Roberts Creek, and the Pert-  insula, but to all  Canada  and ..tabs-  United States as well..  There were, he said, many area-*sr  in far wor<:e state th^n RobertS--  Creek, and it misht b'- that omvim~ **!>  '    'The Coast "New* Thursday,- June   17,   1954  ..Member-B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL   NUTTER,   Publisher  DO WORTMAN,  Editor    (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  ���fi_fflthorized  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 yu^r.  Phone Gibsons 45W"  _3*5-x,I28 Gibsons British Columbia  %  clonals  SCHOOLS CRITICIZED  Well another graduating class  has come and gone, in our million  dollar school setup. How many had  all their credits? How many came  out with a certificate of merit and  passing through? Do we get the  figures   on   all   who   have  from there. Our pupils come out  without a clue. Spelling of some  grade 12 students is pitiful, too  much time spent on things that  have 110 bearing on the student's  future, the fundamental things are  ���omo..| sadly lacking.   We'll  hear excuses  J)_xSS6u.  We take time out. from our usual role in these columns to  express our thanks, and those" of the Nutter family, for the prompt |a gym that is the last word  .arrival of the Gibsons Fire Department with the Inhalator on  '3Tbursday night last week, when our Publisher, Sam Nutter, re-  .vg-iiired help, and in a hurry.  Once the right person was contacted, the inhalator arrived as  US (9�� wings, and helped the pneumonia patient when that help  -v-was,urgently needed.  We have been advised since then, that the correct method of  ^obtaining this or any other emergency equipment is to turn in an  ���.zilifxm hi the usual way and among those responding will be some  iSarJtxo-can operate the inhalator.  Again, then, we say "Thank you," to our Gibsons Fire Depart-  _3fcS;��ttL.  hy- lo Teachers Leave  ?  a  W.e:have ben hearing mutterings "not loud, but deep" along  tJ_S�� Peninsula regarding the fact that thirteen of our teaching  ���sSalf'61 Sechelt School District No. 46 have turned in their resig-  T232lIoiis this- season.  That seems to be a very large percent, and we are set, with  Miners, rto"-wondering just why that should be. Some of those who  -oarse leaving, we know from personal conversations when they  <;-_��s��.e, came with the idea of staying on this Sunshine Coast for  T_sa_xiy and varied reasons. Nice new schools, with good equipment;  v3_ksse"to Vancouver and yet not of it: beautiful surroundings;  ���^s&sasant living quarters available; mild climate. To these of  ����reB_ase-one adds normal salaries, and children.  It is mot altogether usual that the entire staff of a school  grade 12 or is that a military secret? The past few years very few  have made the grade. Why? We  have some bright students in our  midst. All they want, most of them,  is a chance, and some help, to attain their goal. That is' something  that is sadly lacking, and I know of  what I speak.  I hear on very good authority,  that there will-be quite a number  who are not going back to school  to finish their 11 or 12 this next  year. Their arguments are, they  are wasting their time, that they do  not want to go back. What is basically wrong with the school? Sure  we have a million dollar setup and  I wonder how many people remember  some of the promises that were  made, when they were trying to  pass the bylaw for this school?  That the Community could use the  Gym, that it would be for the use  of all. To date it has been so sel- j  dom used that one does not know  of its existence. Also that if anyone wishes to use it, the fee is  around $30.00. Whose school, is this,  who pays for it, who sets this fee,  and why? Questions that every taxpayer should ask, and should get  answer.  Why are the young people roaming around the country, looking for  something to do, with a gym like  this sitting idle there? There are  boys interested in boxing, basketball, etc., no place to even have a  workout,   no   one   public   spirited  and   a   million   reasons,   why   the  : teachers can't do this  or do  that.  j Very   well,   then,   why?   And   who  has the last word?  ��� I think the parents should get to  know a little more -of what is going  on. You go to PTA, what do you  get out of that? Very little. Do you  realize your school has no liability  insurance? If your child gets hurt  in school or yard, unless it's a stairs  that collapses, or some part of the  building falls on them, they can collect nothing from the school board?  You pay all the bills and any other  expenses. Why no coverage for  this million dollar setup? What is  PTA doing about this? It will be  interesting to get a few repercussions regarding some of these  questions. Might clear the air a  little.  A MOTHER.  ��fc^^*^<^^  Madam Editor:  You must have timed your discourse on "Causes for Concern" to  come on the stage with the Graduation ceremony at the school. It  is meet therefore to say that as  none of these samples of contempo-  ary education had passed their  exams yet it had a hollow ring to  it. Knowing a little and guessing  a lot more I would say that 70%  of that class (pass or no pass) expect Society to get them a place to  sit down in the sun and will be  , quite willing to set up a plausible  enough to take them in hand, no j argument'.of'good   and   sufficient  nothing for them.   Then righteous j reason as to why this should be so.  citizens   scream   about   the   delin- The seed Is sown and nurtured  quents.   Really it's pitiful.  Sure,   according   to   many,   they  are hopeless, but do you realize, we  have no real bad boys in our midst?  in  this Welfare State educational policy of a dreadful fungus that has  rotted the tree of democracy into  such   a   precarious   state   that  the  with excess energy that demands an  outlet.   I'm afraid that million dol-  class can write a real insulting letter but printable in rehuttal of the  lar school setup is a white elephant,; above  remarks  they  can   pick  up  as far as the young people are con- \ $10.00 at your office.  You to be the  cerned. The discipline, the respect  that is due to those in authority, is  sadly lacking, and no matter how  judge.  C. Y. NICAL.  Elcdric Blankets  3as%n*v and yet that has happened.   Another teacher who came *n fact' r nave>y-t to meet one who  whole mass will topple over in the  ^fe&nitely with the idea of remaining here permanently has re- ,s_^eally bad�� Just mischievous and  not too distant future. If any of that  " -asagjieed���=a good teacher, too, if we may believe children, parents  .3_8��f results.   And others���up to thirteen according to our last  Information.  There may be more before this goes to press.  XSiSlsi know that some move on to better positions, some filled  isjaa .a gap in other plans by spending a year here; some, we hear,  -33P��� aimied not to stay.  Bitt by and large, thirteen? Are the salaries low?  They seem they protest that they have disip-  rnss he'Mieclule.  Are the reasons poor relationships between Board ��� ime   t still  say,  they have none  a*s*$ 'Teachers?   Between members of the Staffs themselves?   Be- when you have no respect, or dis-  aneen Teachers and the Parents? j eipiine, then you have one of the j    T�� switch on an electric blanket  %f.e are concerned because we are interested, as is every other j poorest foundations for  education these chilly mornings gives a feel-  ���8t-ffl��^.OH_Tble person in the District.   Frequent changes in teaching. that one could name.  We pay our  ���ssfc&ls -are "definitely not conducive to best'results in education, teachers very well from the wage  *3ff2tai"is'a'lang established fact, which needs no elaboration here, scl*edule that  is available.   They  ._,.._,,.        . ,.        ..    .     .      c . are not overworked, they seem to  This Editor sits and happily invites tacts, reasons, not excuses, be doing very well  Sm OSus -exodus among our Peninsula Pedagogues. Will anyone what is lacking? 1 feel it is time  >!_�� lb-rave enough, or interested in children enough, to come for- 6t0ck was taken of the whole setup,  ���taeaad with the information? >    ,       to see why pupils quit school, why  they are in such a state of rebellion  against the  setup?   We,   the  people pay for this education such  as it is, and should certainly know  the answers.  Weak, vacillilating teachers, who  back down when a pupil stands up  to them,  who change their tunes  if they feel things are a little tough,  have no place In any school system.  They, are beaten before they start,  for they have-lost out'to the pupil.  No one suggests beating them or  any such thing,  but a strong discipline and a demand for respect  should certainly be in the forefront.  Education could very well go on  oberts Creek  ound-up  l.iyr Madge   Newman  hour through Davis Bay area but  quite another matter to observe  lives in jeopardy in the open  stretches of the- highway. Last  Saturday night, or early Sunday  morning, a speeding maniac narrowly missed death, his own. and  the occupants of two other cars,  by the immediate reaction of the  driver of an east-bound  car who  "5Thifc little story will not be read  i_*��5 fAi�� three jerks who were cruis-  ixt��;ii!&-j3KTx.& this part of the country  ^mrX&x might about 11 o'clock as I literally 'took off into the woods  woffaost&Sfi'dly -they don't know how ana so avoided a head-on- collision  tsai. -.-sre-a-, <(Their ear description and with the west-bound car which was  rSi^n-M ''aiamber on request.) 1 passing another.   Needless  to  say  the speeding car continued on its  way, the driver neither knowing  nor caring if he had left a damaged  car or injured persons behind.  Mrs. E. J. Shaw. Mrs. R. Cumming and Mrs. A. Anderson have  returned from the OES Convention  in Vancouver. They report that  next year the Convention will be  held in Kelowna so it behoos'es the  members to start saving their pennies, or selling magazine subscriptions or something to get enough of  the necessary to make the trip.  '-Tbriy -.attempted to pick up three  SgsT.js vKtSMng  along  the  highway,  jg-srsui-tg ihem -up  a narrow  side  r.����-Ea.v9!S_en-.tlie girls turned off.   Re-  eseiVte-is    no    encouragement,    the  *8*feja.��f- 'gentlemen' drove up the  ���*2srs~sa; 'Cttrned. and approached the  ."ijjsr!*-.   again,   and   were   no   doubt  EiSs&ly embarrased   to find one  of  ����_* "girls" was the mother of the  ?l3?o others.  To  prove   he  was   a  fine   'stout  "Sella*  Abe   driver   of   the   car   at-  isiexapj.ed to run down a riding horse  wSvach  was attempting to find his  ���^psy into the pasture from which  3r.e had escaped an hour earlier. The  ;��E��Tse on the road, however, being  szasade of better stuff than the  ygasekass behind the wheel, managed  -Jto leap into the newly slashed trees  snd logs beside the road and escape  "���jsitnout any broken legs, no doubt  ��� ��s2tn'sing the car occupants- some  -aJisappointment. What the driver  ���si  the car  does  not know is  how  ��4gJose' he   came  to  getting  a   bad-  'jaiiJiton   -racquette,    with    press, t    >    '��� ��� _roken over his so-called head, as Although Roberts  Creek had no  'She lirtle   girls   in -question,   while grads in this year's crop at the ex-  :'Saving no use whatever for donkeys   ercises  Frida^ ni*Qt at  the  HiS��  , School,   it   was   well   represented,  .ia:. <:ars. are devoted to the horse.      ���       /   . .    ,    Bus,  taxi and  private  cars   transported  well-wishing friends to the  ���*o now it is a three-lane high-  -chool#   Miss  Mary Jean  Kennedy,  -3*ay on Rat Portage Hill. It is easy  a 1953 gra(ji arrived on the 1 o'clock  ":_�� catch someone going 21 miles an ferry from Vancouver for the event.  Householders should be warned!  that it is not advisable to set a'  match to the accumulated trash in  unused fireplaces this time of year.  Mrs. J. Monrufet, Beach Road,  found this out to her sorrow the  other evening and is thanking her  lucky star that Mr. Harold Tibb  noticed the blaze and quickly got  to work with a hose. Or perhaps  she thanked Mr. Tibb. In any case,  his prompt action saved her home.  INVESTORS  MUTUAL  Learn about this easier, simpler  way to share in Canada's expanding industries. Ask your  Investors Syndicate representative for full details.  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District  Manager  37S0  Cambie St.,       FA  1931  L  Vancouver, B.C.  ing of  satisfaction  to  the  owner,  and  the  resultant  warmth  makes  it   difficult   to   "rise   and   shine."  There is more to it than that.   If  the blanket is not working properly,  the defect advertises  itself on  the neighbours'- radios within half  a mile.  Down at Hopkins Landing,  some    eomfort-loving    resident  switches on- a blanket about 6:00  a.m. and enjoys- its grateful warmth  until about 8:00 a.m.   During this  time there is practically no radio  reception   in   the   neighbourhood.  I The Radio Department of the Canadian Department of Transport has  a  detector-ear in  which  is  apparatus lor locating such interference,  but it is an expensive matter to  use it to locate trouble; but if the  thermostat on that blanket is not  adjusted  in  the  near future,  the  owner is going to have an  early  morning visitor  in  the  pei*son  of  one   of   the  interefernce   locators  from the Transport Department.  MANAGED AND  DISTRIBUTED BY  INVESTORS SYNDICATE  OF CANADA LIMITED  65  Anglican Parish Hall,  Gibsons, B.C  Tuesday June 22nd  ���n  Speaker, Capt. G.5.  Dobbie  Meetings 5.00 & 7.30 pm. -6.00 p.m. Supper and  Fellowship-Tea and Coffee Prodded  'Special Film  Of African Work Shown  Other Speakers: W.  MacFarlane,   C. Macaulay  Everyone Cordially Invited  NOTICE:-  Commencing Tuesday, June 22nd  THE BANK OF MONTREAL  SECHELT SUB-AGENCy  Will be closed from 12.30 p.m��-1.30 p.m  ���  Instead of 12.00 Noon to 1.00 p.m,  As  heretofore.  \  AGGETT AGENCIES  SECHELT  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE  Life  -  Fire -  Casualty  -   Auto  {P/ione* 55 and 21 <=f^  ROBERTS CREEK PTA  DANCE  With the RYTHM PALS  Mike Mark & Jack  JULY 10th.  ROBERTS   CREEK   HALL  i  aThe B.C. Forest Service Requires "A"  Frame Yarders Immediately For Use On  Clearing P.G.E. R/ W Along Howe Sound-  B.C. Forest Service  Engineering  Services   Division  Horse Shoe Bay  Phone Whytediff 4121 Renews & Preserves Homes  Call us for an Expert fob on  Exterior and Interior  Gibsons Fix-it Shop  ED. RHODES     ���      GIBSONS  PHONE 52W  Wild Life  Picture  ���^^WAA*Ar*AAfA^rrr?-,-Arf..*VC ^V"*5W AAA,._-{�����~,  ���"' '**���" -"VK --.A? 'A ���'  ���*X^*^ft*r*xrr*3^��rfff,ryr fA-/y^jy/wff^y// vtrr *v  mime  V  v:  vifrfv-^  <���    \      f, V.v  r-s  I;  ft  *���      ^  yh&n tiny t>tk&r DRY 0IN  ^  JWiWWWi'iW" nun ������ W"Ft?  ^yy -,y3lS'ky  "���*\>\      **  The Rod and Gun Club had an  excellent turn-out to their evening  of films, and the speakers,.Mr. Dick  Littler and Mr. Bert Palmer, President and Vice-President respectively, of the Lower Mainland Association, proved extremely interesting, last Thursday evening. Jack  Nelson was Master of Ceremonies,  and presented the speakers.  Les Lane, local Game Warden,  presented the five films on Wild  Life, which dealt with varying  forms of game and fish, in a most  interesting and entertaining manner.  Mr. Littler spoke of the advantages of having a Rod and Gun  Club, which, he emphasized, was  intended for all members of a community, men and women and young  people alike.  He urged Gibsons and Port Mellon to join with the activities of the  Sechelt Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club, if they were of insufficient  strength to form their own club.  It is over a year ago that he presented pictures to the then infant  Sechelt Club, and expressed his  amazement at the work that has  been done, and the organization of  this growing group. In that time,  they have over 100 members, have a  Bank Account, have purchased fifteen acres of land for their practice ranges. All the preliminary  steps and inspections have, been  made towards receiving their Charter, which is now in the hands of  RED CROSS REPORT      T"^  Mrs. Margaret Allen, Campaign  Chairman for the Red Cross-, Sechelt reports that the collection  Campaign in the Sechelt, West Sechelt, Porpoise Bay and Selma Park  areas showed a total of $250.86,  with the Wilson Creek contributions, Mrs. Chris Johnston in  charge, amounting to $121.50. The  total for entire Sechelt Wilsons-  Creek area thus contributed to the  Thursday June 17.1954       The Coast News  Sixty-Ninth  Anniversary  Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jeffries, of  Egmont, now residing in Sechelt,  are celebrating their sixty-ninth  wedding anniversary this year on  July 6th.  Red Cross this, past campaign was      They were married in New West  $372.86.     Congratulations    to    the ] minster in 1886. Mr. Jeffries is now  Campaign Chairmen, and their tire  less collectors!  "THAT THEY MAY HEAR"  The gripping story of the power  of love over hate is  dramatically  portrayed   in   the   motion   picture.'  "That They May Hear."  This out-  standing picture is'heing presented  by Re\% J. A. Tingle, of Vancouver,  District   secretary   of   the   British  and  Foreign Bible  Society in the  Gibsons   United   Church   on   June   .  20th at 8:00 p.m.-  WEATHER WISE  Distilled in Canada and distributed by The Ho.se of Seagram  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  DiRECTORY  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      ���-  iuLLDOZING  oUFT. STORE  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading -   Excavating,  ������������   D-4 & D-6  Bulldozing  Clearing  Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone    GIBSONS    86  CLEANERS"  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  CONSTRUCTION  A.D.   DADES   CONSTRUCTION  Bulldozing,     Gravel Loading.  Land   Clearing/  Road Construction.  Phone  Solnik,       Shell   Service,  Sechelt, 48 C.  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television  GOLF  MAIN - PORT GOLF COURSE  Pitch and Putt  300 feet South  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Notions"���. Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  JLeft of Post Office  Gibsons,  B.C.  Headquarters  for   Wool.  LUMBER  OVIATT   LUMBER   CO.  Specializing in  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone1   Gibsons   93J,   Evenings.  MACHINISTS ��� ..''���;  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding: anywhere ��� Anytim*'���.-,.  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING  HEATING   and  SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, -��� or 3?  RADIO  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and  Used Radios  ROTO-WORK  GARDEN   WORK   EASY   Witt  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:   J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   Jphn   Little,   83   M  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  Ranges, All Types  Beds  ��� Tables   ���  Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  Serviced Now  d & S SALES & SERVICE  Elphinstone  Honors And Awards  The following students received  Certificates at the Graduating  Ceremony at Elphinstone High  School on -Friday evening, June 11,  1954:  Donna Bingley, Lila Farnham,  Juene Hardy, Ruth ��� Brumbaugh;  Joanna Ritchey, Heather McColl,  Karen Stockwell, Bev. Kane, Alice  Bikadi, Betty J. Wood, Mary  Parker, Art Thomson, Mike Poole,  Peter Slinn, David Lucken, Alan  Nuotio, Jack Cressweli, Roger  Evans, Dick Reichelt, Gilbert McKay.  HONORS AND AWARDS  Tournament Flashes, presented  by Mr. L. Peterson, were given to  winners in. Senior Badminton: Senior Mixed Doubles: Jack Cressweli  and Joyce Walters: Senior Girls'  Doubles: Helen Garry and Joyce  Walters; Senior Boys' Singles:  Michael Poole.. Checkers: Michael  Whitaker. Chess: Ted Scott. Ping  Pong: Dick Reichelt.  Point Awards, presented by Mrs.  Glassford, for Intermediate Sportsmanship: Norma Turner. Double  Award, Scholarship and Citizenship: Coral Benn. Senior Sportsmanship: Nonie Pratt; Scholarship:-  Helen Garry: Double Award: Scholarship and Citizenship;.. George  Slinn. Senior Scholarship: Peter  Slinn; Sportsmanship: Jack Cress-  well; Citizenship: Warren McKibbin.  Perfect Attendance Awards, Grs.  X, XI and XII presented by Mrs.  Evans: Art Thomson, Ruth Tyson.  Doug Davies, Connie Gray, Doug  Livinstonge, Coral Benn.  Readers'    Digest    Award:    Presented    by    Mrs.  .Rankin:    Alice  Bikadi.  TROPHY WINNERS:  Academic: 1. Best Notebook:  Stewart Cup, presented by Mrs.  Stewart: Coral Benn; Grayson Cup:  Ebba Kline. Scholarship and General Proficiency: Coast News  Trophy, presented by Mrs. Wortman.  Individual. Sports: Best GMs  Sports (Veitch Trophy), presented  by Mrs. Day. and Highest points on  Sports Day. Ridgeway Trophy, presented by Chas. Ivrk: Points Tied:  Nonie Pratt and Ruth Tyson. Greatest Contribution to Team Spirit.  Coaches Cup: Bill1 Nichols: Most  Valuable Player on Basketball  Team (Chuck Robinson Trophy)  Roger Evans and Dick Reichelt,  Tied.  Interhou.se Sports: Senior Softball, Nestman Trophy: House C.  Gil McKay, Captain. Senior Girls'  Softball: Student Council Trophy,  House B. Ruth Tyson. Captain.  Aggregate. Points, Sportsday:  Drummond Trophy: House B. J.  Cressweli, President.  General: Highest aggregate for  Scholarship, Sportsmanship, Citizenship (Allan and Barter Trophy),  Coral Benn.  Essay Awards, Coast News  Award: Pat Peterson, Wilm'a  Luoma, Eleanor Powell.  By  R.  F.  KENNETT  More rain fell on the last day of  May than did for the rest of the  month combined. In spite of this  fact, we crossed the finish line with  near normal precipitation. Try as  we will, Gibsonites won't forget the  rained-out May Day Celebrations,  for skies were dripping wet and the  wind was cold. The records show,  however, that May was mostly  sunny, but with temperatures much  cooler than normal. This did much  to alleviate the threat to floods in  the Fraser Valley particularly.  - The figures for the month of  May are as follows, with those for  May 1953 in brackets: Rainfall, 2.21  inches (2.02); Number of days with  rain, 9 (9); Mean temperature: 53.:)  (53.8); Highest temperature, 74.2  on May 7th; Lowest, 2S.4 on May  1st. Greatest 24 hours rainfall was  1.28 inches on May 31st.  One.third of June has passed, and  the trend, of damp and cold continues. Already we have had five  days with rain, and the air temperature has not been above 66 degrees. It is most certainly not the  weather one should expect from  early summer.  the Government in Victoria.  Mr. Palmer explained to the audi-  ence the difficulties the Zone Association had in the past in gaining Government recognition. This  they now have.  For all the Rod and Gun clubs in  British Columbia, there is now" a  total annual grant of ' $750,000.  There has been set up a Game  Council, composed of representatives from all the Clubs of the  Province. They meet four times  yearly, with two delegates from  each Club. Their recommendations  assist in the formation of Game  Regulation^, proper enforcement,  and otheu measures aimed at Game  Conservation.      -  .The audience, near capacity .for  the Gibsons Legion Hall, responded  with enthusiasm to the vote of  thanks suggested by the M.C., and  "dug down" for the silver collection  to defray the evening's expenses.  86 years of age, while his good wife  is 85.  Mr. Jeffries lived in Gastown  when it was renamed Vancouver.  This grand old couple are living  with their daughter, Mrs. Laura  Wray, in Sechelt.  Sunshine    Coast   Lodge  NO.    76   I.O.Q.F.  MEETS    PARISH    HALL.  GIBSONS 2nd&4th FRIDAY  Selma   News  Mr. and Mrs. Colson, have sold  their home in Selma, and will be  leaving us around the end of June,  for Vancouver. Sorry to see them  go.   Will miss them.  Mrs. Jack Barker away to Alberta - for * the summer.  Mr. and Mrs. Gibbons back from  Courtenay, staying in Horn house  right now, and hoping to get started on their own place real soon.  Mrs. Jones away to Vancouver  Hospital.  The dark horse entry of Selma in  the baseball league is doing more  than holding its own right now.  With the very able coaching of Gus  Crucil, they are winning the odd  game, and will be quite a threat to  the rest of the league. Some very  fine games so far, and with lots o��  support to keep the boys' morale  high, they should be right in there  on the home stretch. It has been  anything but baseball weather up  to now, but it is very good for the  woods and that ever threatening  menace of fire season, so we can't  have everything. We do hope we  will have some warm weather real  soon, gonna be a mighty short  summer.  jM&JUJ*  ��..��-*.:.���-..���-y.r. xv-- ���-��� v..-''-. -���.  ; *<-:.''  *i(J,0.-..">;.'V^'i- *v':,..  PROGRAMS  ���*py��*."-'.:  >*��;��� X: . - ��  ��RlE  Jfe    .   '4...'<>43*   -��.���'  *?�� V/,      .a. :������!*���  "X- '���*** ���  v->r~*.  IIAL9  ^yy<^  j ;';.^r  i.i   ',"'1J��.'*'  '" yh  _^\_M  ������;&  r ."^H  ������ ���������"-���'���;���'i-  '���'������$,:  RAO lb  ���  V-V  ;��;  -r  yy.\  Vancouver  BLACK BALL  LEAVE HORSESHOE BAY FOR NANAIMO  Daylight Saving Time  Daily: 8 a.m., 12 n., 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 m.  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MEN WnW."i"|l!l|l _-.HU-1 I ..!!���!�����  Thursday1,   Jurie   17,   1954  The Coast News  Use The Coast News Classified  FOR SALE  Soames Point���best beach here  ���100 foot frontage, acre land; it's  l>each property at its best; view unsurpassed, quiet. Very nice 2-  bedroom house, unfinished inside.  It's a genuine bargain at $5,500 on  easy terms.   Totem Realty.  . Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons. tfn  For Sale���Gibsons���new home���  nice view, fireplace, 2 bedrooms,  3-pc. bath; very nice location Headlands. It's furnished and really attractive. $2,500 down takes this  lovely home. Totem Realty at Gibsons.  FOR SALE ��� Small modern  house, central location. Can be  seen by appointment Box 5, The  Coast News. tfni  A Piano, with Player, Walnut  case, Bench. This piano is in top  condition, $295.00 ��� Phone  Gibsons  53. tfn  FOR   SALE  Rough  and   Planed  Lumber  . Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  KOLTERMAN  SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Sechelt Area ��� very ��� neat little  home with two lovely view lots.  Full price only $3,450 on terms.  Totem Realty.  1946 Hudson, radio and heater.  Very good condition, cheap for  cash, or terms arranged. Phone  Gibsons 44.  For Sale���Port Mellon. Road���  choice 1,300 ft. frontage, approximately 12 acres; year-round stream.  Bargain at $2,200.   Totem Realty.  Gent's Bike, standard size,  Phillip's balloon tyres, 3 speed,  generating lights. Price $30.00.  P.O.  Box  164,   Gibsons,  B.C. /  '     : ��� 24  Gravel, 15 cents yafd in large  -quantities, 20 cents / yard in  small lots at pit.  Tom Snodgrass, Selma Park  Phone   75R 26  Eighteen foot boat "Dolly." 4-lV.p.  East Hope.   Jack Lowden..  Save by buying at the farm.  Fowil, plucked or live weight.  Elander Farms, Phone Gibsons  S8H2. 28  FOR SALE���cute little home, two  bedrooms, 3-pc. bath, very attractive living room with most surprising panoramic view���dining nook,  on two cleared lots; workshop.  Here is a very nice home for you  ���some work to be done. You will  really love this. Full price only  ?3,150.   Totem Realty.  Date Pad  June 17 ��� Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild Garden Tea, at 2 p.m. at  the home of Mrs. Osborne, Sr.  June 19 ��� Gibsons: Kinsmen  President's Ball. See any Kinsmen  for tickets.  Gower  Four-room   house,   plumbing,  'lights,   with   garage,   improved  lot,: lawn and garden. Porpoise  Bay   view.    $3000.00.    Box   9,  Coast News. tfn.  WANTED���A? competent" housekeeper for family. Apply Box 168,  Gibsons, or phone .105K.; y  WANTED Tp  RENT   :  Oh one or two years lease, 2  or 3 bedroo^ home in' Gibsons*  unfurnished or furnished. ���  Reliable tenants. Box 2, Coast  J!*J ewis. tfn  LEGAL  Z LAND ACT  Notice of Intention to Apply to  Lease Land.  In Land Recording District of  "Vancouver, and situate at  Quarry Bay, Nelsohi Island, B.C:  Take notice that'.'Oliver Dubois  of Vane o uv e r, occupation  XiOgger intends to apply for a  lease of the following described  lands:��� being part of the foreshore and bed of Quarry Bay.  Commencing at a post planted  rat the N.W. corner of Lot 2009,  being a point on the northerly  ftighwatjer mark of Quarry Bay,  thence westerly, southerly, easterly northerly and southerly  along said highwater mark for  approximately 24 chains more  or less; thence due east approximately 5 chains more or less  lo the easterly highwater mark  of Quarry Bay; thence northerly, easterly, westerly and  northerly along the said high-  water mark to the point of commencement and containing  eight (8) acres more or less, for  the purpose of log booming and  storage purposes.  - Oliver  Dubois,  Dated June 4th, 1954.  CD.  Schultz &  Company  Limited, Agents,  P.J. Hall.  H.B.   Gordon   Agencies:  Real  Estate,  Car  Insurance, Fire Insurance.    Phone    Sechelt    53 J  Evenings. and    Holidays,    H.B  Gordon   81H.   or  T.E.   Duffy.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. . tfn.  WORK  WANTED  >_l ��� . ;   Respectable, clean man, desires  work, painting, cleaning etc., -  reasonable rates. Dickinson,  Seaview Road, Gibsons. 24  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS ~~  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  "~WATCH REPAIR - AH types  of, watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union   General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK  WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhns.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  FOR RENT  Nice private modern suite  for up to 4 people. Separate  entrance; beautiful fine gravel  beach, near Gibsons. For rent  by week, month or special for  season. R.W. Vernon', R.R.I.  Gibsons. Phone 26 W. 24  _������; , .   At Gower Beach, Gibsons, Cottages, 3 and 4 rooms, fully furnished. Electricity. July and August rates, $15.00 week, $60.00 month.  Also 3 suites, with electric  rangettes. Same rates. Mail:  Bounybrook, Gibsons.   ��� . .  CARD OF THANKS  May I thank my many friends for  their good wishes, cards, letters,  flowers and gifts while I was in  Hospital.  Mrs. Norah Haley, Gibsons.  ��� June     20   ���   Gibsons:      United  Church, at  8:00  p.m.   Showing fof!  Film   "That  They   May  Hear" -by  Rev. J. A. Raymond Tingley.  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 22 ��� Sechelt: L.A. to Legion Br. 140, Flower Show, 2:00 to  5:00 p.m.   Legion Hall.  June 22 ��� Gibsons, 2:30 p.m.  at the home of Mrs. W. Hodgson  regular meeting of Gibsons  Garden Club.  June 23 ��� Roberts Creek,  Masonic Hall at 2:30, OES tea.  June 26 ��� Gibsons School  Hall. Hard times dance, in aid  of fair prizes.  June 30 ��� Gibsons: May day  Sports program starts at 1:00 p.m.  weather permitting.  ��� j  June 30 ��� Gibsons, Kins-1  mens Park, 1 p.m. May Day j  Sports and'Carnival. *���     I  June   30   ���   Gibsons   School J  Hall, Sports day dance, Children j  FREE,  7:30 to   9:30. ^Adults  $.1  fom till.  July 1st ��� Sechelt: Big day  of Sports,  softball;  games,  etik, j  Canadian Legion.  , . '-^ryj  July 8 ��� Roberts Creek, iat;  Mrs. P.B. Long's jhorne; ��� St\j  Aidan's garden party, home:;  cooking, sewing, etc!  July 10 ��� Roberts Creek  Hall, PTA dance, music by the  Rythm Pals.  July 12. ���--���'������ Wilson :Creek  Community'.'Association Hall,  Strawberry   Tea.  July 15 ��� Gower Point, jSt  Bartholomew's garden party'-a  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.  July 29 ��� Gibsons,- at home  of Mrs. Wm. Davies, Headlands,  2 to 5 p.m., Headlands VON  auxiliary Garden Party, v  Aug. 12 ��� Gibsons, Seacrest,  St. Mary's Altar Society Bazaar  at 2 p.m.  Aug 20 ��� Roberts Creek,  Annual sale of work and tea by  the W.A. Roberts Creek United  Church.  by Gypsy Towers  Mr. J. D. Smith to town for a  week to see what the bright lights  look like. Gram Chaster back home  from a visit to town with daughter  Elsie Carson, having her planned  holiday to Burquitlam slightly curtailed owing to the illness of lier  friend.  It was a small but cozy dinner  party given by Mrs. A. B. B. Hill in  honor of her friends Mr. and Mrs.  William Bow, with the jovial Reverend and Mrs. Oswauld gracing  the affair with their presence as  well as Mr. J. D. Smith and Mr.  N. T..H111.  In honor, too, of Mr. and Mrs.  William Bow, was the happy gathering Saturday of the Gowerites  who have enjoyed the hospitality  and patient instruction of this gracious pair. Co-hostessing the affair  at Gypsy Towers were Mr. and  Mrs. J. Beaton, Mrs. A. B. Hill and  Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith. Among  those participating were the guests  of honor, OMr. and Mrs. William  Bow, who are leaving shortly for a  flying trip to Scotland and the  British Isles, Mrs. A. B. B. Hill and  her charming house guest from  North Vancouver, Mrs. Kathleen  Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Peter  Nicholson, Mr. and Mrs. James  Beaton, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Chaster, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thorn,  Mrs. Walter Evans, Mrs.  Stevens,  Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell King, Mr.  and Mrs. George Webb, Mr. and  Mrs. Jules Mainil and Mr. and  Mrs. J. D. Smith. The feminine  guests looking very summery and  gay in their graceful frocks and  the men in their tartan shirts or  latest sports models. A Bon Voyage cake decorated with a plane  flying through blue skies was cut  by Mrs. Bow and Mr. Beaton on  behalf of the group, in a few appropriate words expressed the wish  for a happy journey and a safe return. During their absence beautiful Stronlochie will have the home  fires kept burning by relays of  young Coles, young Blackburns and  the,young John Bows. So we wish  them God's speed and a wonderful  trip and a great big welcome back  to Gower which they have done so  much to brighten up since they  came to make their home four  years ago.  Catherine and Phyllis Hodson  and Pal, minus the cat having a  painting good week-end at their  cottage up the Lane. The Laffere's  too, Gower week-ending. Mr. and  Mrs. J. G. Sinclair also putting in  a week of 'occasional blue skies  and intermittent showers'���claiming  the rain is no wetter here than it  is in Vancouver!  How thrilling to drive over the  new flush coated Gower Road���  why, oh why couldn't it come all  the way���we can't depend entirely  on the intermittent showers to  keep our dust on the road and not  up our nostrils and down our  throats.  A "LAWS-BOY" POWER MOWER  puts an end to drudgery!  the Johnson Iron-Horse motor  starts easily - quickly  18 inch rotary blade cuts grass  Weeds, or Small Brush  Adjusts To FOUR POSITIONS .  $95.00  John Wood  HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  Phone Your Hardware Number: Gibsons 32  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Beach home, automatic oil heat,  nice garden, fruit trees, 2 bedroom  home, fireplace, 3-pc. bath���a very  nice buy indeed.   Totem Realty..  FOR   INSURANCE  OR REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings 95J  Member Association of B.C.  Real Estate Agents.  <zSundau   June. 2Ctk  U  SJatn&t'sA ^ay  These Make Satisfying Gifts  ^J-ufzlncj  *3ac&(.e,t <zf^oJLf <^&e��i.  "��o&n��on" Qut&oaxd ^/[oto%��y  ^Saott-czrftt&at&x" Outuoa%a��.  J-a.U5.on   fjrtuoaxa   <zA/[obo%��.  PARKER'S   HARDWARE  Phone 51 Sechelt  Nylon Shirts,  Slacks, Shoes  &%+!&& MeBedt^h, T-Shirts  "British Empire Games"  T-Shirts and other  Mans Furnishings.  k n  w  9&  <PI'iom -id   cM  1 >  1.  ��� ������ wHKi-i mm-a-r ��-_�����  It's MacLean's For  Children's Summer Shoes  hoes~Sandals-Runnin& Shoes  NEW "FLEXI CLOGS  y?  '  Phone 111H  ��S  Gibsons  ^mm%  _r  Union  GENERAL   STOR  Sechelt, B.C.  MEATS:    Special  Saturday Only  yS/Kokscl . IfoivLi,   haz  Jjouna  (Ontario  (Ilie.dd.ii~  (7hs.��.i.��.,  mudimn,   Li:  Sacon and c^qq <b>J2��.elaL  / 2>or.   ^aa'i   ^f   J7uicj��   und  a   fiuCf- tk  iBis.afzj-a.it   IHacon,    CzlLo   cma/i/ji:*./,  <Sj2s.cicil   fat    gSc  GROCERIES:  "&'YaL-o��" &��a,n-'*��iyCs  Coin,  \3unz,j   O^iLuv,  cShzziaL: 2 tins,  foi $)��  6 tin*. ��-Jc  iP_-t d7ui.ez 24 tlm,   1~> oz. $'3-49  Q.unE,   2Qtll  B.W.IVL BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 195. ���   .  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  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  Handle   A   Complete  Line.  HASSAN'S   Store  Phone   11-U  PENDER  HARBOUR  SHELL SERVICE  See lis For  ALL   MOTOR   &  RUNNING   REPAIRS  New & Used Tires  Goodyear and Firestone.  SUMMER     LUBRICANTS  Inboard and Outboard  Motors Repaired  FOR   REAL  SERVICE  Phone 48C ��� Sechelt  SEAVIEW  LUMBER  Lumber  Roofings  Paints  iSu.iLa&'ii.'   czraxaivaxe.  and  eSuJ2bLt��.x  PHONE GfBSONS 92R  AT THE SIGN OF THE  HOME  BLUEBACKS  Are Running ���  Sports Fishing Gear  In Good Supply  AT   MURDOCH'S    j  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  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointment  Why gro to Vancouver for  Optical Service? FT"  6/  The Coast News Thursday,   June   17,   1954  gibsons News  This   Also  Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  The 1st Gibsons Cub Pack has a  new Group Committee which was  formed.last week.  Chairman: Mr. Lome Blain;  Vice-Chairman: Joe Schutz; Secretary: Dick Kennett. Committee  members are: Harry Smith.. Albert  Crowhirst; Eric Inglis and Laurie  Speck. 5gj,  The new Cub Master is Mr. Fulton, Senior. The assistants are:  No. 1, Ray Kruse; No. 2, Danny  Smith; No. 3, Mrs. Agnes Labonte.  Thej have a very good summer program, consisting of hikes, bean  feed, and weiner roast lined up.  Mrs. Labonte is organizing a  swimming class for the Cubs starting Saturday, July 3rd, at 11 p.m.  and every Saturday through the  summer  at- the  Municipal  Wharf.  Sorry to report that Mr. Sowden  of   Gower    Point   was    taken    to  Shaughnessy Hospital last week.  He is reported doing well.  Glad to report that Mr. Chatt  is out of the hospital and is spending a few days with his son in Vancouver. He will be home at the  weekend. Glad to have you back,  Bill.  Last week the Coca-Cola truck  ran off the road out Port Mellon  way, wonder what they had with  the Coke? Glad to hear ho one was'  hurt, just a few bottles broken.  Ed Shaw's truck ran in the ditch  out the same way and turned over,  there was ��� no one hurt and they  managed to get it running again.  Last week Mrs. George Hill took  a snapshot of a deer on the beach  in front of her home. Soon we will  have them walking down the main  street.  Last Saturday the Loggers' Association held their benefit Dance  for the Davies family and by all  reports the people responded very  well.   So to you all we say thanks.  It was reported that Mr. Wright  of Wilson Creek was taken to Hospital yesterday, suffering from a  stroke.  ALLAN & BARTER  IMKRIAl  ��SSO) IMPERIAL   GIL   LIMITED  mowers  We suggest that you try our  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Service.  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Realty.  See Schedule  Sechelt Motor Transport  Announces Change of Schedule Between  Gibsons and Port Mellon  Only  Effective June 28,-195.4  �� kwrenee  ! J  ��� i  v..  Philish  ave  29195  Sunb  29-95  Brownie Movie-Camera-45��75  Kodak Tourist Camera -24��95  45��00  Don Hauka of Gibsons Electric is  off on a. three-day advanced Television course. His brother Art is relieving him at t*he Shop, having just  returned from his honeymoon. Avt  and Bobbie are now "at home" in a  little house just above the Rocky  Road.  Police Court News  In Magistrate Johnston's Court,  Harold Victor Pearson of Sechelt,  was fined ten dollars and costs for  driving at forty-five miles per hour  in West Sechelt, in excess of the  speed limit.  Frank August, an Indian, was  fined the sum of ten dollars and  costs for having wine on the Indian Reserve at Sechelt. This wine,  he stated, he bought from a white  man named "Bill," whom he had  not seen before, nor since.  Norman Marks, an Indian, was  fined twenty-five dollars and costs,  for driving without a license", and  then also was required to produce  fifteen dollars and costs for driving the vehicle without due care  and attention.  Fishing for herrifig without licenses proved expensive for two  fishermen, Vernon Mearns of Vancouver and Allan M. Wheeler of  Horseshoe Bay. They each paid a  fine of fifty dollars and the costs of  the court for this illicit venture.  Balls & Strikes  by  Observer  Well, another prediction has  gone down the drain, but you can't  say I didn't come close. The Firemen edged out the Merchants in;  the last inning 10 to 9 in a good,  exciting ball game. The Merchants  took the lead by scoring five runs  in the first inning, as the firemen  played very loose ball, seeming to  have a hard time getting started.  The boys in red came back and  tied it up in the second, and from  there on it was a fairly tight game.  The first star goes to the captain  of the Firemen. Norm McKay, for  his terrific job in relief after Max  Tracey left in the early innings.  This, by the way, is Norm's fifth  win, against only one defeat.  The second star goes to Dick  Reichelt, of the Merchants .who  played a tremendous defensive  game at Shortstop. The third star,  I'm giving to Norm Peterson of the  Firemen, who made a practically  impossible catch in the last inning,  when the Merchants threatened to  tie up the game.  ���  In the other games- on Sunday  the red hot Wilson Creek team  stopped Selma Park's winning  streak 5 to 2, and Port Mellon got  their second straight win by downing Pender Harbour 5-2.  The so-called Pressure has been,  put on this writer, in the last week  or so by a few people who are  fanatically devoted to one team  and can see no good in any other.  Because their team has not received w*hat they consider a good  write-up, they are charging me with  prejudice and a biased opinion.  All I can" say is "Nuts to them.". I  write what I think, and no one is  influencing what I say. What I'm  saying today is that I think the  Umpiring is definitely slipping.  Not that I blame the Umpires, they  are 'overworked and underpaid,' as  the saying-, goes.  It is true that I write more about  the Merchants and the Firemen.  That is because I see two home  games a week, whereas I see the  other teams only once a week or  so. It's also true that I bring in  the odd personal quip, but anyone  who has followed sport knows that  this is not to undermine a character, but merely having fun and  creating interest.  FOUL BALLS  I see the Merchants have some  pretty cute cheer leaders. This is a  good idea as long as it is not overdone. The Firemen have one too,  but not quite as agile as the Mer-  chantettes.  At this writing, there is a coach  who is still out of breath and still  considers himself on the lucky side.  Statement from a Merchant, 'I  sure can hit, but someone always  catches it.'  Next Sunday sees Pender visiting  the Firemen, Selma at Port Mellon, and the Merchants go to Wilson Creek, I see it, Wilson Creek  to win. P.S. To my gambling  friends: "The drinks are on the  house."  Sechelt  SECHELT BY ARIES, June ��54  I    First it looks as though an apology is due the Duncans at Sechelt  : Inn. A few words slipped in our column last week that should be deleted���referring to the visit of the  Pearsons to  Sechelt.   Quote:   "the j  down   many   years   ago,"   end   of j  lack   of   the   Hotel   which   burned |  Quote.    Now   that   is   misleading, j  j There   is   still   a  hotel   known  as j  ' Sechelt  Inn, operated by  Mr.  and  Mrs.   Duncan.    This   in   the   early  days   was   run   for   the   overflew  at the hotel, and known as Beach  House.  The Pearsons stayed there  as children and still do.   Yes there  is a hotel in Sechelt, it's very busy  and very popular.  We were in Vancouver last week  ���and attended the Services held in  CHRIST   CHURCH   by 'the   Most  Rev. Walter F. Barfoot, Archbishop  of Rupertsland and Primate of All  Canada.   It was a  wonderful  service���and   the-   Children's   Rally   in  the afternoon was a' most impressive sight.   Thousands  of children  I marched    behind    their    various  ' schools   and   Sunday   schools,   the  ' Clergy in all  their red vestments,  and choirs, held up traffic on Granville   street   at   Georgia   for   some  time.  Many happy returns to Beverly  Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Tom Walker���just three years old.  Mr. and Mrs. John Vicks and son  Michael, here from Vancouver,  visiting Mrs. Vicks' parents, Mr.  and Mrs. L. F. Scott.  Also back in Sechelt from Quebec, Mr. Hughie Gresham, spending  a little time with his family.  Noticed in Sechelt, Mr. Jack Burt,  operator of Burt's Logging Trucks.  Lived here some years ago. Glad  to see him back.  Mr. Norman Burley was in Sechelt recently. Hear his niece Mary  (Mrs. Rocky Henderson) now has a  baby daughter.  Mr. Tom Fowler back once more  after a short stay in Vancouver.  Mr. Glen and Alec Warner visiting the latter's mother, Mrs. Mabel  McFarlane.  No winners at the Show last Wednesday, so double money this week.  Here's hoping.  Agamennon Bay seems to be progressing favorably. Was over it  recently and find it a little different from our road between here  and Sechelt. It is very wide, and  nice going, what there is of it. I  understand it is now blocked to  the public, because of the possibility that tourists may start fires,  or may become injured when workmen are blasting rock, etc. If it  will help to speed the completion  of a good job, let's leave them unmolested to finish it.  Mr. Peter Dubois and Miss Bonnie Harris were recently united in  marriage. Our good wishes go to  this young couple from Pender Har  bour.  Mr. and Mrs. Archie West were  recently in Vancouver to visit Mr.  Sundquist, Mrs. West's father, who  is very ill in Shaughnessy Hospital.  A Rate-Payers' meeting was held'  in Pender Harbour recently, to try  to influence Mr. Nachtigal, the^  School Principal, to reconsider his  resignation. He has been a very  popular Principal with the people  of the district, and it was hoped  that he would be able to remain in  this position for at least another  term.  Ed's. Note: Upon consulting with  the School Secretary, we find that  Mr. Nachtigal has not reconsidered,  and has been, accepted to a post in  the Ciiilliwack School. Sorry, Pender Hai'bour.  Seagram's Crown Royal  SeagramsV.O.  Seagrams "83"  Seagram's Kings Plate  Seagrams Special Old  ^^^^^^i^^^^^^^^^^i^^^^ii^^^^"  This advertisement is not-published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  (  brings adiof  fos+ people seem jo have -fhem  ihese days. pHrashav/e gone up \w  and up.;.food, housing,Jusj-  anyihing you can -fhinkof. <^^^s)  Buf gasoline has -fried hard -fo keep  v      fe feef on Ihe ground -.. and wifh  some success... Because while��  wholesale prices in general *^ are up i?9%...  *tffj*?^  6z��)    mote -fhan double what +hey wete  before -fhe war... ��sso gasolines  across Canada are up on/y  42��...about a -third as much  as mosf other -fhings.


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