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Array ���nMM.--lf.ll-..ml_,_-p.���.M.���rM^^,���^,.-���.,  PROViMClAU]  Provincial. Library  ic-fcoria* ����� 0*  Eighth Year of Publication  Vol. 8 - 22.  Thursday June 3,  1954  Published  in  Gibsons,  B.C.  Students Attend  Commission Meeting  On Tuesday evening, five  members of the Student Council  of the Elphinstone High School,  with Mr. Les Peterson, attended ithe meeting of the Gibsons  Village Commission. They ���were  presented to the Commissioners  by Mr.y Peterson.  Mr. Drummond, Commission  Chairman, explained the basic  procedure of the Commission;  Meetings, and frequently  throughout the meeting, intermissions were declared so that  points of order could be clarified for the students, and municipal practices explained. , ���  On Tuesday June 8th, at five  p.m., the Students will again  xneet with the Commissioners,  have d i n ni e r, iand tour the  Village to inspect various in*  spallations and undertakings.  Following this tour, the  Students will hold a Mock-  Commission Meeting and deal  with Village problems.  May Queen's Crowning Has International Flavour  Sechelt chose for their charming little May  Queen ��� this year, young Marda Walker, who is  shown here with her attendants. Front row,  Left to Right, they are Little Chief Charlie  Craigan, Sheryl Billingsley, Georgina Ibey,  Grace Gilberteon, Vickey Lonneberg, Wendy  .At the meeting authorization I Yates'> retiring Queen, May Queen Marda, Judy  of window boxes, on  the  Cafe i Grey> Lauretta Ladd, Rita Whitey, Micky Scott,  of window boxes on the Cafe  in the Post Office Building, and  for the building of a concrete  sidewalk four feet wide in front  of the building.  Authorization was given for  the building of a retaining wall  by Mrs. E. Bushfield on Seaview  road.  A letter was directed tox be  written to Mr. A.E. Mullett,  regretting the inability to supply  wafer at present to the, subdivision, at Pratt Road and  Honeymoon Lane, as the present  supply is overloaded.  Tentative approval was granted  to subdivision plans c��f Jules  Mainil, subject to /the clearing  of right of way, installation of  a ^concrete culvert at the School  Road, and grading a 24 foot  traffic way on the new road,  Mr. Schutz reported that  water tests show no active con^  tamination. Mr. Peterson reports  clearing of , bush from Beach  road-ends soon to be finished.  A letter is to be written to  Maj. Gen. Stein, regarding the  formation of a local Civil  Defense Unli't, inviting , him to  visit here, and meet the Com.-  mission with Mr. Hodgson.  Commissioner 'Ballentine reports the surfacing of the Gower  Point Road will soon1 be completed.  A weter-service connection  was approved for N.R. McKibbin, service to be supplied  on a metered basis.  Linda Yates, and Antoine Valentine. Rear Row,  Left to Right: Dianna Wheeler and Mary Parker,  past Queens, Mrs. Redman and Mrs. Smith, PTA,  Magistrate Andy Johnston, M.C, little Linda  Cuth'bert, who is partly visible, and Mrs. Wakefield. May Queen Marda was escorted by Mr.  Fred Oike, President of the PTA. who is  Japanese; the M.C, Mr. Johnston, is from Denmark, Little Chief Craigan is an Indian, while  tlie ring bearer,. Antoine Valentine, is one of  our Negro people. The attendants were made of  Scandinavian,. English, and American children,  Canadians all, a truly representative coterie  waiting upon their Queen.  Oddfellows  Institute New  Lodge At Gibsons  At 2:30 p!m. on- Monday, May  24th, the Independent Order of  Oddfellows instituted Sunshine  Coas��fc Lodge No. 76, I.O.O.F., in  the Legion Hall at Gibsons.  The  ceremony  of  Institution  was conducted by A.D. McRae,  Grand    Master,    assisted   by  Newton     P.     Steacy,     Deputy  Grand    Master,    James    Main,  Grand    Secretary,    Walter    E.  Wain, Grand Chaplain, Malcolm  Campbell^ 'Grand ^Herald,    W.  Ewart,  G. .Craigan, E.E. Elliott,  George  A.   Lefler,  Past Grand  Masters,   R.   Stanfield,   District  Deputy. Grand   Master,   and   F.  Garrod,     acting     Grand    Conductor. Charter members of the  new Lodge were A.M. Fladager,  John, G.  Bradford,. K.   Wright,  J.E.   Marshjallj,,   J. 'Drummond,  Sr., J. Nelson, Earl Bingley, G.  W. Dalzell, Geo. Miller, and A.  G.  Porter.  Walter H. Keen and J.; M.  Usher affiliated with the new  new Lodge as Associate  Members.  Thirty   new    members   were  initiated by a team from Hast-  :- By-Law 103 was given final   in��s  LodSe   29-   and  the' First  consideration. By-Law 105 was' DeSree was conferred by Little  given'its third reading.  ,    #���,,;���'   ������' : ;   Local Kinsmen  Elect Full Slate  Mountain Lodge No 60, both of  Vancouver. Two" more degrees  will be conferred by Vancouver  Lodges in the very near future.  A.M. Fladager was elected  and installed as the First Noble  Grand, Jack" Nelson, Vice  Grand; J. G. Bradford, Secretary; W. H. Keen), Treasurer, by  The Kinsmen Club of Gibsons  snd District, met on Thursday  last, for the election of Officers an' installing team from the  for 'the 1954-55 season. The Fraser; Valley headed by E.E.  following is ��� the slate, for the Hendy, district Deputy Grand  year: ,'.���''  Sechelt  School Sports  Starts With Parade  The children of the Sechelt  Elemetary School started their  sports day with a flburishj -ra  grand parade. Mr. Ronnie Hyde  lent his jeep which was beautifully decorated, for the May  Queen and her attendants -to  ride in and many of the children! arrived in fancy dress, or  with decorated  bicycles.  Mrs. Duncaw, Mrs. Parsons  cntlMrs. Fox judged the parade,  .entrants and the Parade moved  off promptly  at  9:30  a.m.  On arrival at the .Indian: Recreation grounds, the Brownies  and Guider, Mrs. Lonneberg,  formed a guard of honor for  their sister Brownie, May queen  Marda Walker, whose escort of  this occasion was Mrs. Dorothy  Smith,    representative    of    the  PTA..  After the singing of O Canada,  the May queen- officially opened  proceedings and then presented  ribbons to. the winning entrants  in the parade after which the  sports began.  After all races had beem run,  maypole dancing was enjoyed,  and the May queen presented  ribbons to the winners of the  races.  "Parade winners were, .  .Bicycle,    1st   Jennie   Braun,  2nd;   Linda   Lucken.   .Walking.  -fist,.   Vaughn     Franske,     2nd,  Bonnie- Mills.   Pre-school,   best  entry, Bonnie Stewart.  ���ace- winners, Pre-school 25  Mr. J. Hughes, Commissioner of the Greater Vancouver  Tourist Association addressed the Gibsons Board of Trade and  their guests,-on "Ladies Night'' on Monday May 31st, Mr. Hughes  thanked the three members, Locke Knowles Harold Wilson and  Bill MacAfee, who took him over the Peninsula, as far as Ruby  Lake. He found the area to be lovely country, filled with magnificent views. The accomodation here he found excellent, and he  will not hesitate to send visitors to the Sunshine Coast.  Time, he said, was too short' -  to paint the entire picture of Sr��ups and by membership,  the Tourist Industry, which to' Publicity is simply selling,  be successful must be a collect-,Here' we must let Pe0Ple know  :ve job. First, it is necessary !that our tourist seas��n is not  to attract visitors by accomoda-, only July and August. The  tion and by recreational,publlc must be educated to an  facilities.  The Tourist Industry in B.C.  Is Big Business. He quoted the  fishing as bringing in fifty-  eight million dollars, Where the  tourist industry brought seventy  millions. This money comes into  our communities as brand new  money,   priming   our   economy.  The business is a very com-  petetive one. In it, he feels the  Peninsula is stariirg on the  right track, but stressed that  Tourist Accomodation should  be   operated   .collectively,   that  all-season idea.  The greatest number of tourists' come here from the United  States. We must be Canadiao  at all times, maintaining our  individuality. The Americans  hope to find a different country  when they visit, so it is no  change for them to find carbon  copies of their .towns, holiday  spots or mainerisms.  Mr. Hughes talk was interesting to all, and interspersed with  humor,  was  much  enjoyed.  A  vote of thanks was voted  yardydash, Boys, ^Jinr WilUams, j to guestis: He cited the Hawaiin  Gordon/    Ibey,    Ken    Johnson.  Girls*  Beverly Pollock,  Phyllis  iTyson,   Gail  Braun..  Mothers 60 yards dash: Mrs.  Bob Minor, Mrs. < Smurthwaite,  Mrs. Kraft.  Fathers 100 yard dash: Mr.  Smurthwaite, Mr. Tracy.  tlie whole Peninsula should by Mr. R. Macnicol which gave  work co-operatively in the J hearty accord. Mr. Knowles,  venture. Nothing can be gained j President, spoke briefly in ap-  by competitioi, between the  various areas.  The first job is to bring  people into the community, so  everyone should get behind the  Sunshine Coast Tourist Association with plenty of promotion,  and Mr. Hughes suggested that  for every twenty-five cents  spent in good promotion, the  Tourist Revenue would be one  hundred dollars.  The second job is to make the  visitors happy. Important points  here, he stated, were: Comfortable quiet places to stay, Good  food pleasantly, served, Courtesy  Islands*as examples of friendliness. '���;'     -  He described how the Vancouver Association was set up.  It is an independant body of  public spirited people, a cross-  section of the business area. It  is voluntarily financed by civic  Gibsons May Queen With Attendants  President, Ken Fulton; Vice-  President, G. Ayles; Secretary-  Treasurer, Al Olson; Registrar,  J. Allan v  Directors are, D. Kennett, W.  Peters, -and B. Eimerson.  Bulletin Editor is A. Crowhurst. Honorary Members  elected were, Dr. H. Inglis and  Douglas Smith.  Master  of Abbotsford.  Well over 100 were in attendance, with visitors from Powell  River, North and West Vancouver, Victoria; Fraser Valley  points, Vancouver, Ontario and  the Prairies.  preciation, -and closed with a  vote of thanks to Mr. Danny  Smith, who had catered for  the dinner.  Guests for the evening were:  Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cooper from  Redroofs, Mr. and Mrs. Dooley  from.   Texada,    Mr.    and    Mrs. .  Brown  from  Seaside,  Mrs.   M.  Drew,  A Crowhurst,  and Miss  E. Hausch,  all of Gibson's; Mr.  and    Mrs..   John    Haddock    of  Madeira Park, and Mr. and Mrs.  Ron   Whitaker   of  Davis  Bay.  All told,  there were over fifty  members and   guests   attending'  the   dinner   and   the   meeting  which ;f"pllowed..  Robert Felfort  Memorial Placque  Unveiled At Gibsons  Former Gibsons  Girl Married  Mrs. Alice Veitch received a  ssioners  park VON Drive  The campaign for Funds for  Due to the alternating showers and fine weather  on May 24th, Gibsons May Queen also posed  with her attendants indoors, at Bal's Hall. The  crowning at Gibsons was attended by the  Queen from Port Mellon, but because of the  downpour, the children dispersed, and it was  not possible to get pictures of them all. Left to  i..ght, we have Aird Sutherland, Scroll Bearer;  Lynn Vernon, Flower Girl; Onalee Oviatt, Maid  of Honor; May Queen Joyce Inglis; Charmaine  Ad��jns, Retiring Queen; Myrna Inglis, Maid of  Honor; Patricia Smith, Flower Girl; and Robin  Sutherland, acting for Scroll Bearer Don Clark:  Carol Phillips  Crowned  Egmont May (tut en  different color. to all those in charge, and who  r    A  sports  program  drawn, up made   the    day   a    success.    A  by school principal, Mr. Dunlop, ��pecial ^^ gQ8s tQ Mrs  Myrtle  began at  10:00 a.m.  and lasted _  ,.        ,            ...          ���    .  !    ,*.-!' e r��n                j               ���      -a Dalton for  untiring  efforts  on  until 5:00 p.m., and was enjoyed to  by all. Hot dogs, ice cream and   behalf of the community.    i pop were there in plenty. _~  |     A sale of work by the ladies R��d A"d Gu" Clufo  1 should   realize   a  nice  sum  for To SflOW Wild lilf�� FiittlS  surprise visit from her daughter |the   VON   was   given   a   real j     On   May  22nd,   Former  May  Claire, with her new husband, -stimulus at Gibsons,, when   two : QUeen  Joyce   Griffith   crowned   the Community Hall Fund. Mr.       r^- Peninsula Rod  and Gun  "Walter  Bush,   to   whom   Claire   JTf���the   Comntiaaioners   of   the j pretty Carol Phillips as the new   Ni   Silvey   won   the   30   pound   Club are to have a film showing  was married on April first.  Claire and Walter have been  living   in   Abbotsford,   but  are.j stipend as representatives of the  now    moving    to    Vancouver, i Public with that institution.  where Walter is a Field Representative of General Motors  Acceptance Corporation.  Claire plans to go on nursing  at Vancouver General Hospital,  on call, and hopes from time to  Jime to visit Gibsons again.  Village   decided   to   contribute j Queen,  of   Egmont  Community   jiVe   turkey,   John   Healey   the  by Mr. Rex Lane of the Provin*  an, amount equal to their yearly   Center.   Maids   of   Honor   were   ham> and pr^ McNutt ^ cake    cial Game Board, on June 10th,  Betty    Williams    and    Eleanor   Mrs>     Dave     McNutt    ^e^  jn Gibsons> according to tenta-  Cook; Flower Girls were Shirley   correctlv   the  number   of  iellv ?*? arrfTngeI1,ents ���fde so far-  ~,    .        T .   ,      _,...            _.     '    correctly   me   number   ox   jelly \jnles otherwise noted, this will  Clarke,    Linda    Silvey,    Dietta   beans  in   the  ^tAle.  Mr*.   Bob be held in  the Legion Hall, at  Beale and Ruth Silvey.  Crown | Griffiths name was  drawn  for eight o'clock.  Bearer was Phillip Peddie. The | the autographed apron. A well The topic of "the film will be  attended  dance  in  the evening Wild Life and its Conservation.  Alf Ritchey and. Joe Schutz  each contributed one hundred  dollars to start the Gibsons  campaign on its way. Since that  Royal Household made  a very '  time, the fund has been rising  pretty picture, with their flow-! crowned the affair.  steadily.  Everyone -who  is  interested   is  ers  and  filmy dresses,   each   a |     A vote of thanks is tendered  invited to attend.  "In Memory of Robert Telford,  who gave of his energies towards improving this Community. A.D. 1953.  This placque presented, by the  Gibsons and District Board of  Trade." ��v  Tliis is the inscription on the  bronze   placque  which  was  unveiled   by   Mr.   J.   Drummond  and Mr. Locke Knowles, of the.  Gibsons Board of Trade, before"  a few  of Mr. Telford's friends,*,  Mrs.  Telford,   and   members  of"  his family, on Wednesday afternoon,  June  2nd. ;  Mr.   Knowles   spoke    of   th�� ,  work   of   Mr.   Telford   in   the  community,   and of his realiza-,.".  tion  of his   wishes  in  building ���'  the  new  Post   Office  Building,  in  the  vestibule   of  which   the  placque   has   been   placed. JHe  then   called   upon  Mr.   Drummond, who spoke has one who  had known Bob in business and  as a friend for many years, and  who   believed   that  the   accomplishing of his wishes in regard  to the building had  given Bob  much   pleasure.   It   was   to   be  regretted that he had not lived  until     it    had     actually    been  opened.  Mr. R. Macnicol spoke as a  Veteran, who had known and  worked with Bob, who considered him a highly respected  member of the community and  member of tlie Canadian Legion.  Mr. Mainwaring, as a friend,  who had known Bob for twenty  five years, spoke of this long  association, and agreed with  the words of Mr. Macnicol.  Mr. Knowles then read aloud  for those who might not be able  to see the placque, the text as  quoted above. Mrs. Telford  went forward on tlie arm of her  son-in-law, Mr. Trueman, to  examine with her fingers yfche  words of the ptecue. The- Coast "New?   .    -.Thursday June 3, 1954  ;. ��   Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  SAMUEL    NUTTER,    publisher  DO  WOKTMAN,  Editor  (Established  1915)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  Published every Thursday at 'Gibsons, B.C.  Authorized  as  second class mail,   Post  Office  Department,   Ottawa.  Bates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75c.  5c per copy. United States "and Foreign, $2.50 per ymr.  Phone Gibsons 45W  Box 128 Gibsons British Columbia  (L*di  it  ilonatd  wm  Periodically the Peninsula suffers from the depreciations  of someone with a decided mental quirk, and some person,  group or institution suffers from his damaging activities.  This latest serious outbreak is one to be greatly deplored.  Our understanding of the report received from the Imperial  Oil agents here regarding the recent damage to their vehicle  and equipment leads us to believe that someone is flouting  not only human decency of conduct in a most cowardly way,  but is setting at nought the Law itself.  In this instance, it is easy to say "Oh, kids again." Our  belief is that when the miscreant is located, he will prove to  be someone with an understanding of motor vehicles and this  type in particular, otherwise the damage would not have  been so neatly contrived to cripple as it did. Further, it would  have been impossible to wreak this specific damage, without  special tools. Someone who is too cowardly.to meet either of  the partners openly; and voice-his dissatisfaction.  Let us hope that when the R.C.M.P. does find the culprit,  that he will receive a sufficient punishment to deter anyone  from following in his footsteps, and that he will be caused to  pay amply for both the material damage and the loss of time  caused by the disabling of the equipment.  Change May \k\ Date?  This year, as for many years, the May Day Celebrations  rvere sadly interrupted by old Jupitor Pluvious, who, for what  reasons we will never know, decides to pour down on that  day.  Would it be completely out of order to suggest a change  of date for our May Day? Why not choose ariother date, and  have a general "May Day" on \ttoe Peninsula, an event quite  apart from Empire Day,? A study of the weather records  should provide a lead to a period in which a minimum of  *veather disturbances occurred, and a day could then be set  when it would be reasonable to expect that our small May  Queens and their attendants, our May Dancers, and the beautiful costumes and decora/ted.floats would not be,ruined.  This does not suggest that Empire Day, as such, should  not be observed. It should, but who ever heard of anyone  objecting to another day of celebration? Let us all.give consideration to avoiding this annual disappointment and consequent distress. Since we can't yet control the weather, let  ��8 adjust to it. , ���,,....  Agamemnon Bay Road  Will Be Fine Highway  LOGGERS  TALES  by L.S.J.  To you readers who were not,  and are not now,' fated to ply  the stormy waters, this tale  may appear inoeuous, but I  can assure you_ that in; those  days a trip such as this was  more likely to be the rule than  the  exception.  A lot of water has gone to  and fro in Shoal Channel since  thfe happened, and knowing  that one or two of the participants are still'hale and hearty  I hope they will not mind me  bringing up this chapter of  local folklore.  One of a retired parson's  grown-up sons, who should  have known better, had  brought up a boat from town  wiith the above name, with a  four-cylinder two-cycle engine  in it. Now those who have some  knowledge of. boat and engine  lore will immediately realize  what a .malignant device had  come -among us. Happily this  principle of dynamics in small  combustion engines, of that  ! type anyway, has been left  i behind us without malice. That  is just as well, as all that could  have resulted would have a  race of imbeciles forever turning  flywheels.  POR   MELLON   ROAD   DUST  A 11 e n ti o n! Granthams and  Hopkins cliff dwellers.  Why don't you people move  away from the Port Mellon  highway? We car drivers don't  like slowing up to keep the dust  down, why should we? we paid  our license. Just because you  voted this mob in in Victoria  does not entitle you to shoot off  your face about a little dust.  The cost of flush coating your  little bit of road was squandered on building sidewalks on  the high level bridge that has  never seen a foot passenger yet.  The cost of thousands of yards  of mud: that was first scraped  off and men scraped back on  to gain, on that same ftiece of  road would pay your hospital  bills for hundreds of years and  your children would not be  coughing wiith silicossis. Did  you complain?  Not  you.  You might get somewhere if  you air wrote individually to  the Deputy Minister, Mr. Evan  Jones, Dept, Public Works  Victoria. There are remote cases  where this sort of combined  effort has penetrated the pachy-  dermous hide of this Dept.  A.G. Gravated.  virion   of  a   quick   trip   arises,  all  get  as   comfortable   as   can  be under the conditions, and all  ���The hull was of a type" known f hoping   for   the    best.    Soames  "Western   Onion  Telegram"  To:  I.E. Clueless.  Lower Lower Slobovians  heading back home decided  cultural level too low STOP  Understand witch-hunt in progress in certain area ., -  L Lower Slobovia instigates  Columbia Plan STOP Votes 16  trillion bickniks to bolster Peninsula. economy STOP Money  made of wood STOP Housewives soon have money to burn  and Peninsula banks expect  soon to be taking wooden nickels  Understand economic situation  primarily due to overexploita-  tion of timber and fish everything going out and too little  put back STOP nothing much  left now but people and weather  STOP need added markets for  weather STOP  Peninsula seen as boon to  Politicians STOP they no longer  need to travel to foreign under  privileged lands STOP visit  peninsula instead.  '���''"'   Signed, "Sharkey".  4  Follow the example of 80.000  other Canadians. Start saving the Investors Syndicate  way! Ask your Investors  Syndicate representative for  full details  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  3780 Cambie St.,      FA" 1931 I_:  Vancouver", B.C.  i -  INVESTORS  Syndicate  *       MMIT-.ID  ��IS��s  as a speed launch, and when in  one of those rare and dizzy  moments that nuclear .fission  occurred in each cylinder at the  precise flash, this f i e n d i s h  fiasco, would leap forward to  throw all the unprepared into  a heap in the stern. This God-  g'lven moment i's then seized  upon by the Maestro to turn tlie  Point on the ' port beam and  brrr up, we stop. The chief  finds nothing wrong. Pours  half a cup in each cylinder, and  away we go as far as Smiths  Point, and brrr-up we stop.,  .This time the getaway is a  little drawn out. The devilish  device is getljing hotter. ��� The  next   jump   takes   us   opposite  ���  Hainke "Eagle"  WHIRL-CUT   POWER   ROTOR   MOWERS  i7 inch ��� Regular Price $124.50    l  SPECIAL    'Til June  30th,       % 85.00  4 Cycle Motor  J.'H. MacLeod  Wilson Cre��k ���  needle valve so that the smooth | where the Y camp is now, and  flOAV of power is controlled,  at   we   stop   again.   By   now-   our  .��:.  by    Do.  On Sunday last, with the old car laden with boat, fishing  gear, dog, lunch box, and all other necessary equipment, we set  cut to have a look at the much discussed, and long awaited road  from Pender to Agamemnon Bay. The first part of the drive  passed without incident. Then we hit the rough dusty section from  Sechelt, past Halfmoon Bay and around the innumerable bends  to Kleindale.  That part of the road was not  too rough, but was so dusty we  , v;ere indeed glad the Blackball  people had not yet completed  their temporary ferry landing  at Pender. How one will see to  drive, if from ten to twenty  .cars.rome off that ferry at once,  we were unable to imagine.  1/ventually, we arrived- at the  campsite, and the beginning of  the new grade. We ran into a  slight delay there, due to the  Foreman being out on the road  on an inspection trip, and no  one at the camp having authority to let us onto the new  grade. During this intermission,  we went around to Bear Lake  for a spot of casting for trout,  and had lunch.  Back to the new road again  in the early afternoon, we were  given permission to travel, first  being warned that we would  need plenty of clearance, as  there was one stretch that was  difficult. About eight miles are  travelable.  The new grade is almost corn-  least,  or rather, that is how it  should be.  The day of days that I have  in mind for this recording was  a co-Id, wet, very early March  morning, returning to Port  Mellon circa 1918.  There had been, some Lucullan  libation the night before, and  the smell of bilge and bufql"  ��� oil poured nio salve on the-drear  and doleful dawn* Our chief  was a noted two-cycle combatant, and the oil and grime of  years venerated his face. His  approach for the startling of thi'  ghoulish gas-fake was on the  same level as anr. airliner.  Water, battery, plugs, timer  were all inspected because, you  see these two cycles would  start more easily, oddly enough  when they were cold. If gas and  and oil \ were kept in proper  order, and start out under full  throttle, they might run to  destination....  James put his head out and  ordered cast off. There was no  such things as a warm up when  we went, if we went we went  good.   Zoom!  off  we go.  As  a  ligineered  grades.  The fills are almost all rock,  which should make for an al-  rtost everlasting foundation.  Here and there, one catches  marvellous views of the long,  narrow Saginaw, with mountains surrounding it. The day  was too dull for pictures, unfortunately, so we just enpoyed  looking, instead of being able  to  record these views.  Climbing, dipping and curving, the road progressed. We  crossed several little mountain  streams, where good culverts  have been set in the grade,*  before coming to the few hundred yards of which we had  been warned. Here, the work  road winds around, and up and  down between the two ends of  the new grade. Travelling this  section, one is very conscious  of what has had to be done, in  order to get the machines and  equipment . into the area to  make the grade.-  We reached the rest of the  grade without trouble, however,  pletely cut;out of rock. The j ^ wenfc Qn goon the road  work that has been involved , dipped dow^ and w were at  here    is   tremendous.    On   thejthe end of Ruby Lake   For the  right,"- as one drives away from  Pender, there are high rock  faces and cuts, which show all  too clearly the reason why this  construction has taken so long  a time to accomplish. Skirting  Saginaw Lake at a considerable  height along ' the encircling  mountain, the road winds in  gradual curves and  beautifully  fishermen of the party, this was  the goal, so the boat was unloaded and put into the lake.  We two, and the dog, went  on foot then, along most of the  remaining new grade, marvelling at the work done, delighting in the view of the island-  dotted  lake,   and   generally  W. McFadden, D.O,  Optometrist  GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 91  Office     Hours.  9:00   a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Evenings by Appointraen/    ���  Why go to Vancouver for  Optical Service ?  enjoying the walk.  Here    and   there   along   the  road,    we     passed     machines,  caterpillars,     air     compressors,;  powder sheds,   and other para  phenalia  incident to   the  blast-J.les^ ye be judged  ing and building.  Finally it was time to retrun.'  One nice little salmon (no, it  wasn't a trout) to take home,  along with ideas of many future  jaunts to take up into this  lovely lake country added to  the day's pleasure.  When we got back to the  camp, we found ourselves locked  in, but that was soon attended  to. We were very pleased v to  have been afforded the opportunity to drive over the road, but  could very readily appreciate"  Mr. Romano's nieed to keep the  road closed. As he said, with  powder caches along the grade,  with valuable machines and  equipment, with, supplies of  gasoline and so on having to  be kept at the site of operations,'  it was not possible to throw the  road open to general travel!  Already, some thefts had taken  place, and some damage to  machines done, so it was necessary to bar the road.  We expect that this piece of  highway will be the finest on  the Peninsula, when it is completed, and it travels through  a really delightful section of the  country. Powell River people  who travel that way may consider themselves indeed favored  individuals.  chief is under a strain. His  head was bad before we started  and now he sits with his head  down and mutters an incantation to let her cool off. Twenty  minutes or so and a liberal  dousing with bilge water of  the base and we go again, this  time nearly to Weatherby  Point. Insight of our goal we  stop again.  By now the period of cooling  off was half an hour, and the  liberal libations of lube oil for  each cylinder had menaced our  supply. This meant longer cooling off periods, and water,  Water everywhere, and not a  drop to drink. This was also a  sizable torment, after a, night  out.  ���  We .were all smoke-sack, as  each time of starting we were  enveloped lin a smoke screen  no destroyer would be ashamed  of. It wats now getting towards  noon, and ti we could get one  more lunge forward we might  get there, put we didn't. We  toppel again about half a mile  from the dock, from whence  we got et tow in.. It was at this  final stage where James displayed some petulance. Being  well shod, he proceeded to kick  tlie spark plugs off one by one  with suitable supplication to  all and sundry. Judge him not  IN AID OF THE CENOTAPH FUND  Open to the Public  Canadian Legion Hall  Sechelt   B.C.  June 22nd, 1954 ��� 2 to 5 p.m.  Tea will be served ��� 35 cents  LIST  OF   EXHIBITS  10. Begonias - Single .  11. Begonias - Double  1. Six" Varieties; Mixed Roses.  1 A. Vase Ros>s�� not mote than 6  2. One Rose ���Special Pri_e for   }*'-Z**'Tx**  best Rose in Show  3. Delphiniums. 3 spikes  4. Delphiniums, 4 spikes  5. Aqui'legia, 1 vase  6. Mixed Flowers, 1 vase  6A. Distinct Varieties, 1 vase  7. Snapdragons  ���   1   vase,  not  more than 6 spikes  13. Pansies.  1  dozen  14. Violas, 1 dozen  15. Wild  Flowers  1 vase mixed  16. Canterbury  Bells  17. Iris -  18. Campanula  19. Miniature Garden  20. Table   Decoration  8. Sweet Peas,   1   vase,   12  spikes  21. Special  Class,  9. Decorative Basket or Container  Foliage Plants.  (All Exhibits to be in by 12:00 Noon.)  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.  S'S  Store  Phone   11-U  PENDER  HARBOUR  Distilled in Canada and distributed by The House of Seagram  This advertisement is ..not. published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of Brifish Columbia. j:._j���v. u^=  IflSSI  brinjfe aetioff  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  STOP COOKING  Serve Soups, Salads, Sandwiches  Seche  Thursday June 3, I3o4  The Coast News  KIP right out of tho kitchen, Ma'ra, when the cummer sun gets ������warm..  Just slop cooking. And turn over your job to Soups, Salads, and  Sandwiches.  Living is easy with a kitchen well stocked for this kind of eating.  Here's the way to equip your kitchen for meals that give you an atl-  summer vacation:  Soup:   Have  a  shelf  filled   with  cans   of   your   favorites:    Tomato.  Asparagus.     Cream     of     chicken.  Chicken rice. Chicken gumbo. Vegetable. Clam chowder   Beef.  Sandwiches: Loaf of white bread  FREEMDLY FEAST  Chicuen Rice Sczsp    ���'.   ���'���  ar Chicken Gzimho  Toasted Club Sazzdtvicfi (Gr'aam  Cheese, .Cranberry, Szlly, Jicccr.)  and  one  other  for  variety   (whole ! Sliced Orange Salad Iced Tea  wheat, rye, or raisin). Peanut but-J_ *vwv/��  nhr*'>.6c  ter, cheese, cans of meat, tuna and j ^>tsui   -^fio-  BLUEBACKS  Are Running ���  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.*1��� tievr Colors.  salmon  ', Cslads: Cans of fruit (peaches,  apricots, pineapple) -and meat, tuna  and salmon. Refrigerator staples of  eggs, lettuce, cottage cheese.  Mix and match with this tempting trio. And you can dine pleasantly, coolly on meals such as these.  PATJO PARTY  Asparagus or Vegetable Soup  Peach Cottage Cheese Salad  (Sprinkled with Toasted Nuts)  Tuna Sandwiches  Iced Tea  ���*''     TEMPTING BUFFET  Clam Chowder or Bean with  Bacon Soup  Ham en Rye Sandwiches  Tomato Lettuce Salad  Chilled Melon '  Surprise Dae! With Dinner:*. Tallicr  ���is "King .of the .Mansion" during  Father's Day,, so fix him a royal  feature. Beef burgers that are  jumbo-size will guarantee that tho  meal is a sure-fire success. Crown  the burgers with rich beef gravy-  Dad's choice anytime. You -can use  a can of the good gravy that's already to heat and serve. Dish up  each plate with a sizzling burger.  a scoop of golden corn, and parsley-  buttered new potatoes. Fill individual wooden bowls with tossed  salad. Pass the rich brown gravy  for pour-on with burgers and potatoes. Later carry in the dessert���;.  ice cream and luscious chocolate  cake for the man of the house. If  you use. white frosting, you can:  spell out "D A D" with chocolate  chips (and draw a heart around it)  By ABIES  ��  We regret the passing of a  former resident of Sechelt, Mrs;  Fred Gibbons, who died in Vant-  eouver. She will be sadly  missed by all. She leaves her  husband, her son Bill, her  daughters . Audrey (Mrs. Bob  Wood,) Olive, (Mrs. Graramer  of Vancouver,) Elsie (Mrs. Mc-  Pherson) and Dorothy, in) Eastern Canada.  Mr. Stewart Killick was visit-  ! ing for the week end, with son  Keith and family.  Sorry to hear that Mrs. Wilson  ' is on the sick-list.  ',     Recently,  during his visit   to  Bt.   Hilda's   Parochial   meeting,  the Rev. Dansford met Mr. Geo  Batchelor. During the past war,  Mr. Batchelor's son James was  killed,   and   Mr.   Dansford   had  performed  the  burial  rites  for  him. While sad memories were  revived,   the   Batchelors   were  pleased  to  meet Mr.  Dansford,  who had been with James at his  death.   The  world   is  small,   at  times. ��� ��� ���  Mr.  and-Mrs. Harry Pearson,  who   used   to . visit . Sechelt   in  1914, and who used to stay at  1he  old hotel,  have been   back  recently. They find a great many  changes in Sechelt, hot the least  of which is the lack of the hotel,  which burned down many years  ago.  Mrs. M. Peterson of Vancou-  Selma News  This n' That  by E. Nestman  Mrs. Fredericks house at  Se-.ma has been sold. The new  owners are from Roberts Creek.  Gladys Bachelor and friend  were up visitSng for the weekend.  Sorry to report that Gladys  Ritcn e broke her leg and is in  St. Paul's Hospital for at least  a week.  Selma Park ba]0, tjeam got  away to a good start, trimming  the Pender Harbour boys. The  team is" very enthusiastic and  from all reports we should see  some very good ball games this  year.  A surprise vis^t was made by  Father Dulop of the Indian  Missions. He is making a quick  trip through the area. Father  Dunlop is now stationed in  Ottawa.  By   the   time   this   gets  into  print, the 24th of May celebrations will be finished, with the  crowning of queens all over the  place, and a big day for young  and   old.   We   are   now   really  launched   into   the    summer  season,  next thing will be  the  school holidays, with the small  fry around under foot for two  months.   Where   does  tlie   time  go?   Half   the   year   gone   and  nothing   done.   Next   thing   we  know,    we'll    be   seeing   little  ver is visiting here, a guest of Wood from Victoria, also.  Mrs. Clampitt. The Annual Flower Show is  r  Mrs    Hackett   is   recovering ��Pen to everyone on the Pemin-  yery nicely after her operation, fu*a> and-it is hoped there will  notes about Xmas shopping.  No news last week and very-  little this week, would love to  print any news or notes you  j have, please pass them on to  me. Don't forget the VON drive  in the offing. Help all you can.  twwiJuj^tamty��tjK^^utmimmimi��JMlilKt  Ho��fieig Repairs  Prompt Attention  WORK    GUARANTEED  Box 10. Coast. News  SHELL SERVICE  Os For  ALL   MOTOR   &  RUNNING   REPAIRS  New & Used Tires  Goodyear and Firestone.  SUMMER  LUBRICANTS  Inboard and Outboard  Motors  Repaired  MURDOCH'S  Marine Supplies  Phone  116  PENDER   HARBOUR  .WEED  to help *0Khe  a dream  come  $rue?  Ask about  The BANK of NOVA SCOTIA'S  PIUS 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  MMyM^:BmW  Your BNS Manager is a good  man to know. In Squamish and  Woodfibre he is A.M. Reid.  Halfmoon  Beams  by T. Mosier  Mrs. P. Welsh and Mrs, J.  Burrows entertained Wednesday afternoon with a miscellaneous shower at the home o_  Mrs! Burrows in honor of Miss  Jean Scott, whose marriage  to Mr. Dennis Gray will take  place in Sechelt later this  month.  Miss Joyce assisted her sister  in opening of the gifts which  were presnted to the bride elect  by little Judy Nygard and her  cousin Elaine Nygard, in a  wagon decorated, appropriately,  to represent a Shell Oil truck. _  Among    the   many    guests)  present were Mr. Gray's mother  and    grandmother,    Mrs.    Alec  Gray of Madeira Park and Mrs.  H. Johnson of Redcliffe Alberta.  Mrs.   Roy   Doyle   entertained  Tuesday   afternoon   at   a   combined   birthday  party in  honor  of  her  young   sons  Robin  and  Paddy,   who   were   celebrating  (heir  second  and   fourth   birthdays. Helping the youngsters to  have a merry time were Mary  Limpinsel, Judy Nygard, Gheryl  Roberts,    Frankie     DiPuma,  Larry Nygard, Michael DiPuma  and Jimmy Nygard.  Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Darling  and Patty were at their summer  home over the week-end.  Mr. Allard of New Westminster was  the  guest of Mr.  and  ! Mrs.  Jim Cooper ' on the weekend.  Mr. Rick Lamb who is building'a summer place-next to that.I  of the Burrows family was here  for a few days to get things  started. If the house progresses  as it did this week-end it will  be finished in a very short time.  Little   Robin   Doyle   received  lacerations to the right side of  his face when bitten by a dog  while visiting with his parents  in West Sechelt Saturday even?  ing. Fortunately the youngsters  eye wasn't harmed, though one  tooth tore the skin just below  the eye lid.  Mrs. Ken Anderson with  daughter Debbie is' in Vancouver for a weeks visit with her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Long-  muir.  Visiting the Roy DoySs for  a few days was Mrs. Doyl's  brother, Able Seaman Owen  Edmunds,   who  ships out  Mon-  WAS   IT  CAPDY?  Sea Monster  Off Gospel Rock  We've finally got the story  from Wes Hodgson, of.,Gibsons.  He was afraid to tell it because,  as he says, people think anyone  who' says he's seen' it has been  bending an elbow once too  often.  This happened just off Gospel  Rock at Gibsons at, two o'clock  on. the afternoon of May -18th  when Wes was fishing. He  sighted someone in a row boat,  rowing "like mad", and went  along to see if he could help  the rower. Finding eperything  under control, he turned to, go  about his . own business. Then,  he saw IT.  "IT'' was a long, slim creature,  and is expected home soon,  i Mrs. Clarice Clarke entertained  Mr. and Mrs. P.H. Parcher, and  Mrs.   S.   Mill,   from  Portland,  Oregon,  Mrs. Dick Kline and the children were up for the week-end  f recently.   Friends   are   hopeful  that she will soon be here permanently. Noticed Mrs. Noreen  day for San Francisco.  In Vancouver for the weekend to attend the Tommy Dorsey  show were Mr. and Mrs. Doug  Roberts.  which  progressed in waves, or  loops, along the surface, before  it went down out of sight. Four  of these undulations were visible   at  once,   and  Wes  swears  tips was no  group of dolphins  ;oe other large fish. He was close  enough to it that when he called  to   the   man   in   the  row-boat,  Berti Dadswell, who was on the  other side of the beast, he was  clearly .heard   above the sound  of his motor. Not more than a  hundred feet, he swears, separated  him   from   the   huge   sea-  creature.  ��� ''IT" had 'a hide like that of  air elephant,  without any  hair  -cr covering.  It  was  about two  and a half feet wide, and "Goodness   knows   how   long,   maybe  fifty feet" Mr. Hodgson is sure.  The most  surprising part  of  the  whole  thing   is that  when  Wes   went   close   to   speak   to  Dadswell,   to  ask   him  had   he  seen    it,    Bert    said,   "That's  nothing. I saw him three t times  yesterday!'r ~.  'be a good showing of entries on  June 22nd.  FOR   REAL   SERVICE  Phone 48C ��� Sechelt  Give FORD a try  FAST FERRY SERVICE  BETWEEN  HORSESHOE   BAY  {West Vancouver)-NAMAIMQ  Via De luxe MV. Kahloke ��� No Reservations Required  Daylight Saving Time  : 8 a.m., 12 noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 midnife  VICTORIA-PORT ANGELES SERVICE:  4 TRIPS DAILY VIA MV. CHINOOK  VANCOUVER CITY, B. C. Motor  Transportation, 150 Dunsmuir       HORSESHOE BAY, Ferry TermmaK  ��� ' I    .      ...  Whytecliff 3581  Marine 2421  BLACK BALL LINE, LTD.  Now's The Time For  Cool" Summer Clothing  LADIES'   SMART   COTTONS,   NYLONS,   ETC.-  MEN'S DRESS OR SPORT CLOTHING  ALL  CHILDREN'S  WEAR  BATHING SUITS SUMMER SHOES  SPECIALS IN T-SHIRTS  Regular To $2.75, Now Only $1.00  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29 J  Sechelt  Ii  Sechelt    64 ���The Coasl News        Thursday June 3, 1954  Upper  right: Central Ports  Distribution   warehouse  Centre: Final Assembly Plani  Foreground:   Body   Assemble   ��iaflt  Fiftv -six acres are under roof at the site of the largest automobile  manufacturing center in Canada, General Motor's new assembly plant in  south Oshawa.The factories (shown above) to be officially opened this  at upper left shows infra-red paint drying oven a new installation that  bakes paint from the inside out to produce tough high-gloss finish. The  Oshawa development is one unit of a General Motors expansion program  that has seen 100 million dollars invested across Canada over the past  four years. '.   ST  AFTER GRADUATION  Your Sons And Daughters, Will Want To Put Their  "BEST  FOOT  FORWARD"  Be sure it is shod with shoes from  MacLean's Shoes  Phong 111H Gibsons  IfflE'S DRESS & STYLE SHOPPE  Is ready with SUMMER MILLINERY that will delight you.  Smart little Straws in White and Colors, a f��*w gay  Pixie  Hats  for  style-conscious  Teeners.  SHADOW SLIPS,  with double* panels, and white summer  Lingerie of all kinds.  SWEATERS. Singles or Twins, in White   and Pastel*.  GIBSONS Bal's Block  Phone 35K  Graduation  MAY WE SUGGEST... ?  Watches At ,.   $16,95  Jewellery Gifts For Girls  Wallets For  Boys   33.98 up  Graduation Cards  Come In And Choose From Our Selection  Howe Sound 5 & 10c Store  Bal's  Block  ���  Gibsons  r  LUMBER  Police Court News  In Magistrate* Johnston's Court  recently, Alec Lamb and Alani  Jackson of Wilson. Creek were  each fined $10 and costs for  exceeding the speed limit at  Selma Park.  Clifton Sveriheson, was fined  $15 for driving at 55 miles per  hour near Wilson Creek.  James Benedict Power and  Edward Green both of West  Sechelt^ were each fined $50  and costs for having liquor in  their possession while being  interdicted.  Samuel Sanders of West  Sechelt received six months  suspended sentence for supplying beer to interdicted persons.  John Gildroy of Port Mellon,  Robert Drinkrow of Gibsons  and Irving Barber of Nanaimo  wede each fined $10 for exceeding the speed limit near  Gibsons.  Alfred Harper of Halfmoon  Bay was fined $25 and costs for  not having the proper trucking  license. ��� .  Robert Tyson of Wilson. Creek  was fined $20 and'Costs when  beer was found in his car, the  liquor was forfeited to the  Crown.  John Feldmeir of Hope was  fined $10 and costs for exceeding the speed limit at Selma  Park.  Not having his current drivers  licence cost William. Brown of  Pender Harbour $25 and costs.  For being drunk on the Indian  Reserve, Wallace Marks paid a  fine of $15 and costs.  Bergliot Solberg was found  guilty under the Game Act for  shooting a mountain goat out  of season and also for fishing  in non-tidal waters without a  license, she paid a fine of $35  and costs.  In Court last week, John  Corlett, of Gibsons, was fined  ten dollars and costs, for exceeding the speed limit in the twenty  mile', zone at ^Wilson Creek.  Solomon Joe, Indian, ' was  fined', $15 and costs, having  been found drunk in a restaurant at Sechelt, Joe spent the  night in* a cell,, and was released the following morning,  on payment of his fine.  Exceeding the speed limit at  Grantham's Landing brought a  fine of ten dollars and costs to  Louis Wilson of Selma Park.  Conflicting evidence from  Crown witnesses led to a dismissal of the cases against  Edward Laidlaw and Alfred  John Olson, of Roberts Creek,  who were charged with an  offence under the Motor Vehicles Act at Roberts Creek.  Charged with' having consumed  liquor in a public place, in their  car on the street in Roberts  Creek, these two men were  found guilty, and fined fifty  dollars each, and the costs of  the court.  Gibsons  This   Also   Happened  by Albert Crowhurst  Mrs. Rhodes (of the . Reid  Road) has been "taken to ���Hospital with double Pneumonia,  hope she will be back with us  soon.  Mrs. Haley is going to have  another series of X-Rays, sure  hope this will end her trouble  and that she will be home soon*.  Glad to report that. Mr. Atlee  has" returned home from Hospital and coming along well.  Mrs. Dalzel is down with the  Flu and the youngster has the  measles here's hoping them both  a  speedy recovery.  Glad to report Mr. Chatt is  doing fine ��nd is expected home  at the beginning of the week.  Mrs. Chatt had a surprise  visit from her grandchildren  over  the week  end.  When a new lodge grows so  fast that it has to move after  one meeting, That's News.  The new Sunshine Coast Oddfellows Lodge has so many  members that new arrangements for a meeting hall have  to be made.  Thirty new members are taking  an active interest in the new  lodge and the older members  who arranged ifc are, very happy  with the results.  TTIBBg_a��raBB-MB8^^  #>  THERE IS STILL TIME TO SOW SEEDS  To make sure of the best results, use the best  gardening aids and supplies  FERTILIZERS  PEST   CONTROLS  GARDEN  TOOLS  PLASTIC  HOSE  SPRINKLERS  HAND & TANK SPRAYERS  You'll Get The Best At  John Wood  HARDWIRE & APPLIANCES  Phone Your Hardware Number: Gibsons 32  Sunshine    Coast    Lodge  No. 76  Independent   Order  of  Oddfellows  Meets Parish Hall, Gibsons  2nd   &  4th   Fridays.  The Graduation  OF THE  Elphinstone High School  Will Be Held In The  High School Gymnasuim  Friday June 11th at &00 P.M.  GUEST SPEAKER: MR. HARRY MacDONALD. PT. MELLON  The Public is Invited To This Ceremony  LUf.'^UK^,;';-..' .-"Si.' .^y,  a million  f  Trnpfirtafc chopping hi k more than I million a week  v^     .: that's what ve spend  inCanada just foreveryday  needs. If doesnf include  crudz oil, which alone runs io *4& million 3 week/  fiot does ihnclude wagcs,sa[arjes or taxes.  What do vk, buy? Ev/er/fhing. ��� .-from, soup  (���fo feed geological pari fee)  .. io nuts (fo fit a few million bote)  l| dynamite %J|%' snd diesels M^i�� 3nd  ev/en catalytic cracking units (cat crackerc'they're called)  io mate those better gasolines.  We buy things from 6,000 Canadian  .  -firms from coast fo coast.  Shopping on this scalecreates a lot of work  [������..      for 3 lot of people... right- mooz Canada.  ' -��.<��<.  dwicte  ^1 tw  3 3^  A.IXJMUBII-N^���  11 iiumtr jifai ANGLICAN CHURCH  ��3t.     Bartholomew's     Church  /Gibsons  June 6th, 1954  Whit - Sunday  3.1:00   a.m.   Choral   Communion  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  .���St.   Hilda's   Church   ���  Sechelt  1:45  p.m.  Eyensong  St, Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11.00 a.m.  Sunday  School  3:15 pan.  Evensong  .'St,   VINCENT'S   MISSIONS  :St. Mary - Gibsons - 9:00 a.m.  Holy Family ��� Sechelt  .   11:00 a.m.  "Port   Mellon  ���  First   Sunday  each month/ at 4:30 p.m.  UNITED CHURCH  Sunday School  Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   11:00   a.m.  Roberts Creek ���.2 p.m.  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m.  Port Mellon, Sunday  7:30 p.m.  BETHEL   CHURCH  Sechelt  Legion   Hall   road.  2:00'p.m. Sunday School  Gospel Service, 3:00 p.m.  JPENTECOSTAL  TABERNACLE  Sunday Services:  9:45. a.m. Sunday School  .   "    11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30 p.m. Evangelistic  Wednesday night  SPrayer and Bible Study 8 p.m.  Friday night at 7 p.m. Junior  Young People and 8 Senior  Wilson Creek  2 p.m. Sunday School  Roberts Creek  Service Monday,  7:30  p.m.  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Wilson Creek  'llBMiMWUMiMMMMM^BIMBB-WlllWTy-W-WIMWM-ii-ll'l-ll III     l-ii-Mll  by Minus Three  Beach activities here are  already being enjoyed by some  of our hardy young residents  when we do get a warm afternoon. The new boat landing  gives good shelter. It also is a  great help to our local anglers.  Mrs. George Miller landed a  fifty pound skate after quite a  tussle and some help from the  neighbors.  Glad to welcome Mr. and Mrs.  Stewart Killick, iwho have  moved into the Earle Dawe  house from Sechelt. Stewart  was up for the holiday, but  returned to Shaughnessy for  further treatment. /  Mr. and Mrs. George Payton  of Roberts Creek have been  busy painting and improving  the two summer cottages o here,  formerly owned by the Scarlett  family.  At the Sea Beach. Motel for  a, few days are Mr. and Mrs.  Vern Lundahl and family, from  Duncan. Hope to get settled in  a house soon. Vern is the snappy  pitcher for the Selma Park  baseball team.  Mrs.. R. Creighton and family  up for a few days recently, all  i looking  forward   to   a   holiday  here, as soon as school is out.  Mrs. A. Renton took a quick  trip wiith the tevo boys, to Campbell River to meet Jim, who  flew down from Beaver Cove  for tlie holiday.  Sorry to report Mr. Tom  Turner was taken down to  Shaughnessy Hospital last week.  Please leave a message at  2IX if your subscription for the  Coast News is expiring, or if  you would like to start it.  Regular mail service garan-  teed. Thanks.    ,  POWER ACCOUNTS PAYABLE  AT COMMISSION . OFFICE _  With the growing number of  electric power users on the Peninsula, the B.C. Power Commission now has a full-time office  staff in the new office at  Sechelt. For the convenience of  customers, these accounts may  now be paid at that office.  Thursday June 3,  1954  The Coast News  OFF MAIN STREET  .:- :,.,.:��� .. By JOS PENNETT  OH. A WORM/ \ p6oy,TEAeH/  if you j   srx  1  Li&r. P-i im  Firehall GSiatte  Saturday ��� night, May 22nd,  saw the Firemen'-. and their  wives enjoying a dinner ait the  Mariner " Cafe. After dinner  Fire Chief Fred Feeney thanked  Mrs. Fisher and her staff for  their efforts in making the  dinner a success, then away to  the  Legion Hall.  There Dr. Inglis entertained  for awhile with moving pictures, in "Technicolor" produced by Dr. Inglis'. One of  these pictures concerned the  construction of the new firehall  and was of great interest to the  newer members, who learned  for the first time of the work  done and the progress made.  The pictures were amusingly  titled, and cleverly put together  and were much enjoyed..  The balance of the evening  was given to dancing, muncl>  ing crackers, cheese and pickles  and just having 'a good time.  The 24th of May being a  Monday,' the Firemen were  given a holiday, no weekly  practice being held. However,  as the parade viewers saw, the  Firemen had a prize-winning  comic float along with the fire  truck.  Last Monday night saw a  regular practice, the truck was  out and as many hydrants as  possible were tested and giveu;  the attention necessary to insure  that they will be in good work-;  ing order when needed.  Date Pad  June 3 ��� Gibsons, United  Church Hall, meeting, Gibsons  and District Ratepayers Association at 3 p.m.  June   4   ���   Gibsons     Parish  Hall.  Quarterly meeting   of St.  Bartholomew's W.A.June   5   ���  Roberts     Creek,  Dance,   Evan Kemps   orchestra.  June 5 ��� Gibsons School Hall,  loggers' Association Benefit  Dance.  June 5 ��� Gibsons Elementary school at 10"a.m. Peninsula  elementary   school   track   meet.  June 6 ��� Gibsons School  Kail basement, 2 pirn., Junior  Garden Club  meeting.  Juhe 7 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall, 8 p.m., Farmers' Institute  General  Meeting.  June 7 ��� Granthams, home  of Mr. Andrews, meeting of the  Garden Club at 2 p.m. weather  permitting, if inclement meet  June 8th same time.  June    8  Roberts    Creek  THIS  NEWSPA  FOR'��US FU&&  YEAR,  ���   ���  OFFER No, 1  2 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  OFFER No. 2  3 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  OFFER No. 3  1 MAGAZINE FROM GROUP A  2 MAGAZINES FROM GROUP B  $4-75  OFFER No. 4  4 MAGAZINES FROM  GROUP B  $4.25  Mark an "X" before magazines desired and enclose list with order.  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Msg^��-v8m��ff��na-fE^-7^^^  Legion Hail, msefting cf the  Roberts Creek Improvement  Association.  June 17 ��� Sechelt. St. Hilda's  Guild Garden Tea, iat 2 p.m. at  he 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.  Bobbie. Meetings at 5 and 7:3.0  p.m. African Evangelistic Band.  -' 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.  July 29 ��� Gibsons, at home  of Mrs. Wm. Davies, Headlands,  2 to 5 p.m., Headlands VON  auxiliary Garden Party.  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 tlie  Rythm Pals.  July 12 ��� Wilson Creek  Community Association ' Hall,  Strawberry   Tea.  July 15 ��� Gower Point, St  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.  Aug. 12 ��� Gibsons, Seacrest,  St. Mary's Altar Society Bazaar  at 2 p.m. ' :^jf j'  vaasEfaar  JUST PHO&g    '  GIBBOUS 45 W  Minimum Charge  50c for 15 words.  2c per extra word  by cash.  Billing charge added.  Deadline Tues. 5 p.m.  HO  WITH THE  "mm��*��  FOR SALE  l\EW SUBDIVISIONS - MAIN-  PORT and SEAVIEW __ full  information next issue of Coast  News ��� worthwhile 'waiting  for.  Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE ��� Small modern  house, central location. Can be  seen by appointment Box 5, The  Coast News. tfru  $1500.00 down grves you  ���immediate prs=esnon, furwished  3 bedroom home, 3 pc bath,  fireplaces furnace, nice, .view,  balance $45 per month. Another  good  buy   from   Totem  Realty.  FOR   SALE  Rcu?h   and   Planed   Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Roberts Creek, 5 acres, older  type house, partly furnished,  fruit trees, good water system,  a good buy at $1700. Totem  Realty,   Gibsons.  Gravel, 15 cents yard in large  quantities, 20 cents yard in,  small lots at pit.  Tom  Snodgrass,   Selma  Park,  Phone   75R 26  A Piano, with Player, Walnut  case. Bench. This piano is in top  condition, $295.00 ��� Phone  Gibsons   53. tfn  H.B.   Gordon   Agencies:  Real'  Estate,  Car   Insurance, .Fire Insurance.    Phone    Sechelt    53 J  Evenings    and    Holidays,    H.B  Gordon   81H.   or   T.E.   Duff?,  Save by buying at the farm.  Fowl, plucked or live weight.  Elander Farms, Phone Gibsons  68 H 2. 28  Good milk goat with two  well grown kids. $25.00 Bert  Dadswell, Gower Point, R.R.I.  Gibsons. f-  Gower     Point  ���   furndshed  Summer   cottage,   3   bedrooms,  nice  view,  close  to  beach,  full  price only $2200 on easy terms.  Totem Realty, Gibsons. i  Bedroom Suite, Chesterfield  Suite, Morris Chair, Occasional  Table, Monks Cloth Drapes.  Folding Ironing Board, Camp  cot and Mattress (almost new).  1 Drop back Couch. All in excellent condition. Mrs. G.E. Hill,  phone, Gibsons  78K.  "  It  Pays To Advertise"  TRITE.   BUT  TRUE.  A couple of ads. in this paper  recently called attention to  Highlands sub-division near the  churches and schools. Result:  Every lot sold, and people are  still enquiring.  JOHN   COLERIDGE   REALTY,  Gibsons.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  Soames Point ��� two large lots,  facing Highway, grand view,  water, lights, phone, available,  front 100 feet cleared ready to  build. Only $1800.00 on easy  terms.  FOR   INSURANCE  OR  REAL ESTATE SEE  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings   95J  Member Association of B.C.  ReaJ   Estate   Agents.  5_52E_5_____eS__3Sr22Sa3  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,  N.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 themetn high water  mark approximately 13 chains  due north of thn S.W. corner  of D.L. 42S5. Grou*-* I. N.W.D:,  thence southerlv 38 chains to  the east side of the head of  Storm Bay, thence 10 chains  Westerly across the head of  Storm Bay, 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 of  zero tide, thence in a Southerly  Easterly and Northerly direction following the zero tide  level back to the point of  commencement, and containing  10 acres more or less, for the  purpose of Oyster Culture.  Vernon    Arnold   Owre.  Dated  April   1st,   1954.  GIBSONS ��� 3 lots, one of  the finest views possible, ideal  building site, NO HILLS TO:  CLIMB, area cleared for building, water, lights, phone available, full price only $1250 on  terms.   Totem   Realty,   Gibsons/  Four-room house, plumbing,  lights, with garage, improved  lot, lawn and garden. Porpoise  Bay . view. $3000.00. Box 9,  Coast News. tfn.  16 ft. Clinker built boat with  small cabin, 4 cylinder Singer  engine, clutch and reverse gear,  Girdy, self starter, ��� $125. Fred  Crowhurst, opposite Co-op  store, Gibsons, before noon.  4 excellent buys in used Oil-  burning Ranges. Excellent condition. From $35.00 to $150.00  at Parkers Hardware, phone  Sechelt 51. tfn.  "I count my blessings one by  one" - but haven't time to count  listings. If however you are  interested, come in the office. I  can show you lots-of them, if  not more than that. Speaking  of lots; and houses too, enquire  about our low terms.  JOHN COLERIDGE REALTY,  Gibsons.  ���VORK   WANTED  Respectable, clean man, desires  work,  painting,  cleaning etc., -  reasonable      rates.      Dickinson,  Seaview Road,  Gibsons. 24  WANTED  Couple with 3 children want  to buy or rent a home with  some acreage. Box 13, Coast  News. 22--  INSURANCE  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons.  tfn  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, -Accurate, -Guaranteed  Watch reparirs. . Marine Men's  Wear,  Gibsons. tfn  WATCH REPAIR - All types  of watches and jewelry repaired. Reliable, fast, efficient.  Union  ''General   Store,   Sechelt.  tfn.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone  Gibsons  33! ..       tfn She Coast News        Thursday June 3., 1954  FUEL  GET   YOUR   WINTERS   SUPPLY   AT   SUMMER   PRICES  Fir and Aide. Bushwood in Good Supply At All Times  Phone Gibsons 50W, or Contact Us  SLAB  WOOD *  * In Gibsons, $6.50 Per Unit  * Beyond Gibsons, $8.50 Per Unit  :< In Gibsons. $7.50 Per Cord  *     Beyond Gibsons. $9.50 Perl Cord  Vancouver Gibsons Freight Lines  at Inglis  Warehouse  FIR   SAWDUST  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  ���file Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Sechelt P.T.A. Council  Invites You To Hear  Dr. H. H- Grantham  Topic ��� UNESCO in INDONESIA  Tuesday June 8th, 8:00 p.m.  SCHOOL  HALL,   GIBSONS  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  Please Clip This Directory Out and Hang By Your Phone  For. Reference  ACCOUNTING SERVICE *      ^!FT STORE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All-Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays   & Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays  &  Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Sox 22 Phone 44  ���      GIBSONS      ���  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading  -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone    GIBSONS    86  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  GIBSONS 5-10-15 STORE  Left of Post Office  Gibsons,  B. C.  Headquarters   for   Wool,   ,  LUMBER  CLEANEKS  PENINSULA CLEANERS  C'h-aners   for  the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons  100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  CONSTRUCTION  AX>.  DADES   CONSTRUCTION  Bulldozing,     Gravel  Loading.  Land   Clearing,  Road Construction.  Phone  Solnik.       Shell   Service,  Sechelt, 48 C.  OVIATT   LUMBER   CO.  Specializing im  Load Lots at Low Prices  Saw Mill at Hopkins  Phone   Gibsons   93J.   Evenings.  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized  Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54  ���  Res. 78  IMJ'MIUNG  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone  Gibsons  64S, -  104, -  or 3".  Balls .& Strikes  by  Observer  The Gibsons Firemen moved  into sole possession, of' first  place on Sunday by defeating  Selma Park 12 to 9 in- a lot  better ball game than the score  indicates.  Selma Park is a coming team,  and altough it is doubtful if  they will finish in the top three,  they are going to be a serious  threat at all times. Gus Crucil,  who recently joined their coaching staff, is making a big  difference in the over all play  of the team.  The Pender Harbour Athletics  squashed the stumbling Gibsons  Merchants 20 to 11 to drop the  boys in blue into the cellar, and  unless some strong pitching is  acquired they haven't much  hope of getting out of it this  season.  The Merchants are potentially  the best team in the league,  but are having trouble getting  organized. Could it be too many  cooks spoil the broth?  In the game of the day Wilson  Creek pulled another one out  of the fire, coming from behind  to edge out Port Mellon 6 to 5.  I'm giving the first star to  Wilson Creek's coach, Doug  Oike, whose fighting spirit and  knowledge of the game makes  Wilson Creek the team it is.  The second star goes to "Red"  Addison, Port Mellon's stellar  catcher, who always plays a  good solid ball game and is one  of the  leagues  better  catchers.  The third star goes to Wilson  Creek's centre fielder Lawrence  Crucil, who seemed to be the  only man who could get a solid  hit off Port Mellon pitching.  FOUL   BALLS  The Firemen are. still talking  about the one they lost at Pender. Could it have been tfte long  ride,   fella's. ���  There's a certain short stop  who seems to be having trouble  bending over to get ground  balls, my advice to the coach  (Mr. D.) is a good kick in the  place it will do the shortstop  the most good.  I understand that one of the  teams is running a coach of the  week contest, if you guess this  week's,   you   coach   next  week.  Sunday sees Pender Harbour  and the Merchants tangle at the  High School grounds and it  should be a good game, but the  way I see it, Pender to win.  Epont News  RAEHG NEWS  Pfeii Ashton  iflSdd   1-11  by Patricia Frew.  If you've ever wondered why  the prettiest girl in the Miss  P.N.E. contest isn't always the  Winner, ask Phil Ashton.  In 1950, the P.N.E. set up a  committee to revamp the contest judging. Phil was named  "head of the group. It was his  suggestion that personality  count as much as a pretty face,  thus making it a more difficult  task to hunt for the beast in the  beauty and vice versa.  Phil has long been associated  with  young  adult work in  the  city   and   was   recently   elected  British   Columbia   Teen-  Town,  Director   at   the   Ninth   Annual  Conference   of  Teen  Town  \ Mayers, held at Karnloops.  Phil has always had his finger  in   many   pies.   Take   1947   for  instance. He was  the Mayor of  I Fairmount  Teen   Town,   was  I editor   of   the  B.C.   Air   Cadet  magazine, was the president of  the  King   Edward  High  School  Student's Council, was affiliated  with   the   publication    for   the  MacMilan Fine Arts Club,  was  the editor of the King Ed school  paper and year book,  belonged  to the Hi-Y and Phalanx groups  at the Y.M.C.A. and still found  time   to   spend   his   week-ends  visiting a friend in Everett.  Phil's secret to success is that  he hardly ever sleeps'. He's a  most extraordinary person! You  often hear of children who,  much to the dismay of their  fond parents, stay awake .all  night, but very rarely do you  encounter the same trait in an  adult.  ��� At three in the morning, most  any day of the week, you can  find Phil finishing up a script  for a show, arranging some  band promotion or finding out  what's going on in the teen  world.  In addition to his youth work,  Phil is perhaps best known for  his long association wUth the  ''Hi-Time1" program. .This show  is rated tops with the teen crowd  on the coast?  y-Many pf Phil's closest friends;  call him :B.C.'s Oldest Teenager.!  I bet he's the busiest too!  Gower  Gleanings  RADIO  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Hadios - Appliances - Television  GOLF  MAIN - PORT GOLF COURSE  Pitch and Putt  300 feet South  Seeh��lt Highway and P-ait Rd.  EICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE  SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Wori  New and  Used Radios  ROTO-WORK  GARDEN   WORK  EASY   Witt  ROTO-HOE   or   ROTO-TILLER  Demonstrations:  J.H.   MacLeod,  Wilson Creek.  Phone   John  Little,   83   M' *  USED FURNITURE  Washing Machines  Dressers ��� Chesterfields  Ranges-, All Types  Beds  ��� Tables  ���  Choirs  We Will Buy, Sell or Trade  Have Your Oil Burners  Serviced Now  C & B SALES & SERVICE  by G.M.  On Sunday morning, May  16th, the walking committee of  the Elgmont Community Club,  Bill Cook, Ben Griffith, Bob  Griffith, Jim Wallace, Ernie  Silvey and Fred McNutt, armed  wLtth, axes, - lunches, compass,  map and note book, were taken  in Bill -Cook's boat to Agamemnon Bay.  Getting off in the vicinity of  Inlet Logging camp and walking up the truck road about  300 ft, they proceeded in a  south-westerly direction until  they ran into the survey lines  made by the government surveyors when they were seeking  an, outlet via Inlet Logging for  the Agememnon Road.  This. part seemed to present  vo difficulties. They - spoke to  Mr. Delong, who said he understood it was the intention of  Inlet Logging to complete this  stretch of road to. connect the  camp with the new highway.  This would be a distance of  one mile.  Retracing their steps the  group then went up the truck  road one-half mile to North  Lake, following DahPs old cat  road half way round the North  .side of the lake they found a  F-mpll patch of rock work. A  Creek running into North Lake  would require a small culvert  between North Lake and  Waugh Lake, the distance is  one  half-mile.  Travelling from North Lake  to the creek emptying out of  Waugh Lcke, they found the  goiing  easy.   This   is  the   only  part where  there are no trails j distance   from  Earl's   Agamem  or old roads of some kind. non Bay> to Secret Bay Egm0nt,  by Gypsy Towers .  Listenng to Station CHUB 5  to 6 p.m. Sunday find that  Gower is woefully left out of  the picture���surely someone can  dig up some item that will be  sufficiently interesting to warrant a mention. How about some  suggestions?  Quite a lack of news this  week���Stronlochie holding the  final afternoon dance of the  season. Up from North Vancouver for Sunday dinner came  the Cole family.  The   Bedford  garden   looking  very lush  and green.  Another son for the Don  Poole's. "Shelamar" will no  longer cover the family, Sheila,  Lance and Mark, plus the new-  arrival! Everything happens at  once in the Poole household ���  Mrs. Poole in' one hospital  having her, little son while Don  in another regretfully parting  with his tonsils. Hope all goes  well from now on.  Hear the Main-Port Golf  course is a howling success.  The. George Webbs having a  swarming good time with their  bee hive.  Allan Nevins having a good  time . chasing after his new  rotary tiller, while sister, Mrs.  Morris is having a good time  chasing after her young goslings.  And that seems  to be it for  this week.  short pitches estimated to be 10  to 15 percent.  As the crow flies*, the whole  ANNOUNCEMENT:  Joseph John Mollison, Barrister and Solicitor, wishes' to  announce that he is taking over the* Gibsons - Sechelt  Practice, formerly carried on by Messrs Oliver and Millar,  and D.A.S. Lanskail, and will be availablei-in Gibsons at  TOTEM REALTY every Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. till 1:00  p.m. and in CHRIS'S VARIETY SHOPPE every Saturday  from 2:30 p.m. till 5:30 p.m.  Phone Gibsons 44 Sechelt 96 K  Don't Say Bread  Say  "McGAVIN'S  Norman Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  '_K~m  R?R. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67 A  ALLAN & BARTER  IMPERIAL  ��SS��) BklPERSAL   OBL   LIMITED  PRODUCTS  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  Account^ May Be Paid At Totem Realty.  -PENINSULA SOFTBALL LEAGUE  Schedule June 6th to 10th, 1954  SUNDAY,  JUNE 6TH:  ��  Pender Harbour vs Gibsons Merchants, Gibsons: 2:30 p.m.  Gibsons Firemen vs Selma Park: Selma Park, 6:00 p.m.  Wilson Creek vs. Port Mellon: Port Mellon, 6:00 p.m.  JUNE 8TH:  Wison Creek vs Gibsons Firemen: Gibsons, 2:30 p.m. ,  JUNE  9TH:  Pender Harbour ys Selma Park: Selma Park, 6:00 p^m.  JUNE 10TH:  Gibsons Merchants: vs Port Mellon: Port Mellon, 6:00 p.m.  V  Gibsons Fix - it Shop  We Repair Bicycles, Plumbing,  Home; Appliances, jand Clean/Qhjm^ys-.,  We Specialize in  PAINTING and DECORATING    _  Interior and Exterior Work Expertly Done.  Bring It To Us ��� We FIX ANYTHING  ED. RHODES      ���      GIBSONS      ���      PHOltfE 52W  SUMMER "TOGGERY"  New Cotton "Squaw Dresses"  In Bright Summer Colors ��� Different.*  Pedal Pushers  A Few Smart New "Semi-Formals"  COTTON   SLIPS   &   HALF-SLIPS  STRAPLESS    BRAS  AND   THE   GAY    "CAN-CAN"  All These And More At  ��&  m  '/*  The Toggery  Phone 56  Sechelt  OT��VS^^  Union  GENERAL   STORE  Sechelt, B.C.  Following P.B. Anderson's  old logging railroad bed, which  crosses the creek, twice they  reached Secret Bay, Egmont,  where the school post office,  store and government float are  located. They found  very little  is   three   miles,   due   east   and  west.  As estimated by the walking  party who blazed the entire  route, it is 3.7 miles. Ernie  remarked, that if we couldn't  get   a   road    through,    it   was  GROCERIES:  MALKINS Strawberry Jam   4 pound tin  99��  JELLO "Instant" Pudding Powders   2 for  29$  ��� :  c.  JMEATS:     Saturday Only  Round Steak, choice "A" per lb Q9#  Prime Rib Roasts, well trimmed, choice "A", lb. 59^  Frankfurters (Weiners), per lb  39$  Two groups of SPECIALS on the Butcher's Boards  FISH SPECIALS EXTRA SPECIALS  DRY GOODS:     We have a supply of Bright Cotton  Prints for Summer House Frocks, also  Cheerful Cretonnes and Chintz.  CHECK THE BUYS ON OUR "SPECIAL" TABLE  grade     anywhere    except    for (because we didn't live right! Thursday June 3, 1954 She Coast News  46 W  These & Many Other Canada Packer Products Featured  CEEB  Tin 53*  1  POINT  YORK  CRffiUEM*  ECONOMY  wifJi  QUALITy  MAPLE  20 oz. Tins 24��*  1  POINT  Cream Style  15 oz. Tins   2 for 35<>  20 oz. Tins 21?  1 POINT  Half lb   49^  1 POINT  Tin   50f>  1 POINT  YORK  tN BEANS  wiener'1'  ivBEAN*  *>"' .^-  \ *^ toeiiu^v soap     ���;"'  -j.'..-, ..:..V.........\./ "  NOW FOIL WRAPPED!  Cake   9*'  1  POINT  ^  50A?ftAR��A  THEV'R�� rn��R��A? - 1* /  jMAPLE  riEAF  ���*. PURB  SOAP FLAKES  tf  ���?-\.f',^V     MAPI-,.  ,'^;^i^ WIENERSI  ���ffSfe^  FOR BETTER CAKES  One lb   30^  2  POINTS  MARGIttl  lb   42^  1  POINT  JtGrA^me:  r.-^u*->��-VjSt- <?��Wj&&g��i)>  Tin   43<*  1  POINT  ~eur*i ft<rj*Jft++*&:-~=i~^=^  York Prune Plums  19^ Per 20 oz. Tin  York Pork &' Beans  Per Tin     13^  Both Solid and Western  Quarters,        lb   40^  2  POINTS  THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS: Prices effective June 5-12 inclusive.  Canada Packer's  No- 1 Alberta Butter  Per Pound 66c  Fresh Fruits & Vegetables  Received 3 Times Weekly  York Whole Kernel Corn,  2 Tins 37c  1   POINT  Ask a'jout our delivery service at the  1sa\ r  8  The   Coast  News-        Thursday June 3, 1954  mencary  School  Pontiac takes its place beside the biggest,, most  impressive cars on the road with the introduction  of the 1954 Star Chief, pictured above. With a  124-inch wheelbase and an over-all length of  213.7 inches, the Star Chief is eleven inches longer  than the longest of Pontiac's other 1954 models.  The Star Chief, Chieftain Deluxe, Chieftain  Special, Laurentian, Pathfinder Deluxe and  Pathfinder provide a choice of 31 different models,  all immediately identifiable as Pontiacs by their  new, beautiful and distinctive Silver Streak styling.  The 1954 Pontiac, more brilliant than ever in  appearance, offers greater value in terms of power,  economy, and all-round performance.  New Sechelt  Buildings Progress  The foundations of the new  Village    Center     buildings    at  Sechelt have been completed,  and the actual framing of the  building has beem started. This  makes evident the size of the  structure, which will be a very  worth while addition to the  Village.  Peninsula Building Supply has  its new face on, and does look  Local Clubs  Sponsor  Boy Scout Groups  The Executive   committee  of  $unshine   Coast   Group   of   the  Boy  Scouts Association  held  a  very   enthusiastic    meeting    at  the Legion Hall, Roberts Creek.  Mr.  A.  Johnston   as  CaArman-  reported great progress in> the  organizing of new Scout Groups.  The   Rod   and   Gun   Club   is, ,, , , .     .  ..     ��� o��� i,~T4- I pleasantly modem and business  sponsoring the group in Sechelt,   f[ J  Swain and Kurluk have been  delayed in. starting their building, but the lot is in good shape  to proceed.  From the outside the new.  Poolroom looks almost complete. By and large, Sechelt  appears to be really growing,  and in> a very attractive way.  Gibsons School  Speech Choir  Enters Festival  which assures it immediate  success, its- charter application  is in.  ������ The Roberts Creek PTA is  Sponsoring the group in that  urea. Mrs. Hillier and Mrs.  Blake attended the meeting and  assured the committee that  everything was ready for the  (actual application for charter.  The Wilson Creek Community  Centre hasy applied for its  charter and: froni the enthusiasm displayed' will have a  group second to none.  The committee hopes that  before long Port Mellon; and  Pender Harbour will be organized and applying for charter.  The Pender Harbour Community Club has written- that owing  to press* of business they could  Gibsons To  Hold Benefit Dance  The community of Gibsons  and district once again is "rallying around," to aid one of its  members  in difficulties.  On Saturday June 5th, there  will be a big Benefit Danice, to  be held ini the School Hall at  Gibsons, in aid of Tom' Davey,  who was badly injured in an  accident some weeks ago.  Tom is still in Hospital after  his numerous serious injuries,  although he is reported to be  making an altogether miraculous recovery. Mrs. Davey, who  was in Hospital'at the* time of  Tom's accident, is back in Gibsons again, and is making am  improvement also.  Let us all turn out and enjoy  ourselves at- the Dance on. Sat-  virday, and at the same time,  lend a hand to Tom and his  family by removing a part of  their worrying burden.  Holds Sports Day  Showery   weather    failed   to.  quench   the    keen    competetive j  spirit of th pupils of the Gibsons  Elementary School on May 26th,  when   sports  events  were held  on the school grounds.  Pupils were divided into Red  Green  Yellow   and  Purple  "Houses",    each    of   which   attempted to outdo the others in  the   various   activities.  House scores at the conclusion!  of the events were: Purple, 83;  Yellow 76; Red 73,  and  Green  47   points.   The   School   Shield  was   in.   consequence   presented  to the Purple House,   and will  be  placed  in  the   School  Hall,  and draped with Purple  crepe.  The  PTA  treated   the pupils  to a soft drink and an ice-cream  bar.  In  addition,  the  ladies  of  the   PTA    sold   hot   dogs   and  other    picnic-day    items.    The  donation of their time and work  was  gratefully  received.  All school personnel are looking forward to the Peninsula  Track Meet to be held on June  5th, when it is hoped there will  be a large attendance of interested guests.  NOTE CHANGE OF PHONE NUMBER  When Phoning  For Your Appointment  CALL   92 W   GIBSONS  SUPPLIES  Chimney Blocks  Roofing ��� Cement  Sand ��� Gravel  Everything in Lumber  NO DOWN PAYMENT ������ BORROW UP TO $2000  Call and discuss this amazing- offer which allows you to  go ahead with your building alterations despite  a lack of ready funds.  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 ���  1  I  .-  I  _,>���>���,��������...  BJfl  Gets  On   May   2th,    the    Gibsons  ,    ,   Verse-Speaking     Choir,     under \  not sponsor the group now but ^ leadership of Mrs   Annette  hoped to in the near future, and   McK        again,   participated   in  we understand. Port  Mellon as | fche BC ch Artg FestivaL  lining  up  The Kinsmen Club at Gibsons  Js sponsoring the organized  group there which has an active  leader in Mr. Fred Stenner. The  latter club still needs more  leaders.  : Scouting is indeed coming  into its own on the Sunshine  Coast -nd much benefit will-  result not only to those boys  ini training but to those public  minded grpwn . ups who are  coming  forward as   leaders.  Recreation  Representative  Visits Peninsula  Mr. J. Mathison, from the  Department of Education, has  been visiting on the Peninsula,  in connection with community  'recreation.  A, ��� Port Mellon,  he  met  the  Community   Association,  in  order to  make  known .to  them  the part the Province is able to  play   in   organized   recreational  activity in any community.  He states that the Department  of  Education   can   make   available   funds   for   Night   School  recreation,   programming,   lead-  " -ership   training,   and   other  special recreational projects.  Special literature, films, and  uae service of special staff members are available.  Mr. Mathison hoped to meet  With members of o the Kinsmen |  Clu/b of. Gibsons and District,  following his meeting at Port  Mellon, although he explained,  he was leaving on the evening  ferry, and his time was rather  limited.      ' > I  The twenty-nine pupils formed  three choirs, Girls', Boys' and  a mixed Choir. It was a disappointment that, folowing cancellation of other entries, no  competition was offered.  Mr. Dennis . Elsled of New  Westminster, the adjudicator,  gave  high  praise  to  the   three  Or. Grantham To  Speak In Gibsons  Under the auspices of the  Sechelt .PTA, Dr. H.H. Granr  lham will address an open-meeting on the work and attainments  of UNESCO in Indonesia, on  Tuesday June 8th, at 8:00 p.m.  Dr. Grantham is a member  of one of the original Grantham  families, and has served with  the United Nations as a consults  ant and Minister  of Education.  He is at present the Vice  Principal of- the Vancouver  Normal School.  This address will be given, in  24 - Hour Telephone Service  \i-  groups,   and   complimented   the , *�� ScJ?001 ^al1 *��� Gibsons. The  leader on her controlled direct-  PT,f ?ou,ncii belleves everyone  ing.   While  giving  attention   to  points   requiring   improvement.  will   find   Dr.    Granthams   an  interesting   and   well   informed  such" as l^elopmeni" of "head J speaker��   fnd   are   expecting   a  tone   in   the   Boys'   Choir,   and  large     attendance     from     the  slightly blurred "s" sounds,.Mr.  Elsled praised them for "lovely !  blend of tone and fine attack",  whole Peninsula.  for  Letter Heads. Statements  Tickets, Cards  Neat.  Individual Styling.  "a  good change  of pace,  well-  manged*',    good   emphasis   and  fine   flowing   phrases",    "clear  words,   well-coloured",   "crystal  clear",    "you   spoke    like    one  person-',     change     in     tempo"  I "managed so well",  lovely pre-  : cision  and  unity  of attack'.  I      So   far,   Gibsons   Elementary  School is the only public school  :- in, B.C.   to   participate   in   the  i Speech   Arts   'Festival,    having  I entered  the  first public  school  j choir   last  year,   and   the   first  ! Boys' Choir this year.  ���  Choral Speech is one of the  oldest, and trickiest, of the  Dramatic Arts. Over two thousand years ago it was used by  the ancient Greeks to explain  the background and intervening  actions of plays. Early in this  century, the art was revived on  its own merits in Europe, especially in England, and was  later introduced into North  America.  A delightful compliment is  being paid the Gibsons Verse-  Speaking Choir by the B.C.  Speech Teachers' Association.  In appreciation of the interest  taken, and the work done by  this choir, the Association is  presenting to Gibsons School a  record of the poems spoken by  the choir at this festival.  FOR QUICK SALES  USE THE COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  Twenty-four, hour telephone service began in Gibsons June 1. The B.C.  Telephone Company only recently acquired the telephone system in this  area and so it is pleased to bring this improved service so quickly to those  served by the Gibsons exchange.  The telephone company has employed additional staff to operate the  exchange on a round-the-clock basis. This will permit all types of calls,  local or long distance, to be handled at any time of the day or night.  The new service for Gibsons means that the entire Sechelt Peninsula is  now on round-the-clock operation. In addition, an outdoor telephone pay^  station has been established at the Sechelt bus station to provide 24-hour  public telephone service there. A similar station will be installed to serve-  Gibsons telephone users.  BRITISH    COLUMBIA  TELEPHONE    COMPANY  AVIEW LLMBEC  Gibsons  Now Open For Business  LUMBER   -   ROOFINGS   -   HARDWARE  B-H   _PA1NT1  Building   Contractors  At The Sign Of The Home   -   Sechelt Hiway  Chas. Smith  Phone 92-R  ran  sssssac  iit^'S'-i'"V.   i" " M .' 'j'fV ' , I   ' 'A^ljf^^'^l^'

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