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Array ^CTO^  Victoria,  B.   C,  SERVING THE GROWING SECHELT SUNSHINE  COAST PENINSULA FROM SQUAMISH TO PENDER HARBOUR.  Published in  Gibsons, B.C.  Volume 8, Number 41.  Thurs.  Oct.  14,  1954.  Eighth Year ol Publication  OF FIRE  Over $200 was realized by  the Firemen-sponsored dance  held at Roberts Creek for Mr.  and Mrs. A. Garry and family.  The Sechelt Volunteer Firemen expressed their gratitude  for the immediate and splendid  response of the whole area, in  joining one of the largest  crowds ever to fill the hall and  to add to the contributions, the  Hall Board, which had an affair of its own scheduled    for  that night, not only gave precedence to the benefit dance,  but reduced their rental rate  sharply, as their share for the  evening.'  Already, the receipts have  amounted to $206, with an additional sum to come from the  sale of coffee and lunches.  Packages of clothing and  household necessities, a carton  of blankets from the Red Cross,  and other    similar    emergency  lumber operator has offered a^  donation of 500 feet of shiplap.  towards a new home. On Saturday, a volunteer work crew  gathered to make one of the;  buildings in the Garry yafd^  temporarily available as living;  quarters.. f  For three days prior to thev  dance, Fred Mills of Sechelt  loaned his car, which travelled;  from Halfmoon Bay to Portt  Mellon      with      publicity    an<  aid has been forthcoming.. One | nouncements, which    in    addi-'  ;tion to all other forms of publicity evidently operated to excellent effect.      The Peninsula  "residents were most    generous  iri their response.  The Student Council of the  Elphinstone High School has  .made a donation of $25 which  was equalled by the staff. Besides this, they are gathering  boxes of clothing, blankets and  household linens to be added to  the supplies for the Garry family.  NEW OWNER  FOR THEATRE  Anne and Vince Prewar, well  known residents of Gibsons  for many years, announced  that on Nov. 1 they will be assuming management of the Gibsons Theatre.  Mr. and Mrs. Prewar came to  Gibsons six years ago, and  purchased Anne's Coffee Bar  (now the Ferry Cafe). Later  they acquired the coffee bar at  Port Mellon.  The Prewar? sold both these  restaurants early in, 1953, and  bought the Marine Men's Wear  in Gibsons, which they have  operated and will retain.  Vince and Anne were the  first people to publicize Gibsons on the radio. During 1949  they were co-sponsors of Bill  Ward's Doghouse, over CKWX,  Vancouver.     ^  The theatre, located in Bal's  Block, now the Gibsons Theatre  _5uilding, which wps built in  1��47; was originally operated  by :C. P. Ballentine. Gordon  :��� Wei^jateie^^ok .^y&f &r'rnW  agement, along' ^fth"' 'his '' Se-  chelt Theatre^ ��� For the past  $_ar and a half, Gordon Dal-  ktell, formerly of Selma Park  Store, operated the theatre.  Vince announces a . program  of improvements to be effected  in the theatre, starting with  clean-up, changes in the. acoustical equipment, including - new  speakers.  He will install a soft drink  machine, ice cream and pop  corn.  He also expects to co-operate  fully with local organizations,  such as the churches, and welfare organizations, in running  trailers for them when desired,  and other ways.  The quality of his movies  will be maintained, and "Jack-  pot Nite" will continue on an  improved note.  Present staffs will be retained, with the addition of Vince,  and Anne, who -has projection*,  ist's experience.  Sechelt Board of Trade  Honors Park Vo.imteet s  Sechelt Peninsula    Board    of | member    that    when    criticismtfthings the Board of Trade had  was raised about    the    board's'fdone in the past and was con-.j  tinuing  to  do including    radio  broadcasts, soapbox derby    for.  youngsters,    public      speaking  'course, the fire department, requests for a    breakwater    and  ������the improvement of the public  park.  It was of the public park and  those who had done so much  work to develop it, that Mr.  Pearson dwel$ at length. He  said Sechelt was. paticularly  proud of its park. The land was  donated by the Union Steamships and covered .|ive acres,  , half of which was being utilized  as a playf ield and the other  half as a park;  Then he drew direct    atten-  operation, whatever was being  done was for the community as,  a. whole.  Then the new president, Mr.;  Pearson, outlined some of    the{  Trade installed its officers for  1954 at a dinner meeting Saturday night in, the Sechelt Legion Hall and Magistrate Andrew Johnston was master of  ceremonies.  Following a one-hour cocktail  period, a turkey dinner was  served by Mrs. Laidlaw of the  Village Coffee Shoppe in Sechelt. Guests were introduced  by Magistrate Johnston. Then,  the function settled down for  the swearing-im of the hew  president, Ernie Pearson and  the vice-president, Steve How-  lett.  The complete slate of officers for the Board of Trade  during the next year " include,  after the president arid vice-  president, J. Mayne as secretary, T. Duffy, treasurer, and  councillors   A.    Johnston,      R.  Kent, C. Iiunr^yE. F\,Cooke;; Cvj    t^itvm^keisi^tb"< please move  .$iewart��. .#v JE^^k^4MJ^fe__B_; ;���4��nv^ othesii)eople^6uld-^^  Johnson, H. Billingsley and W  Parsons     .  A presentation of a specially  made gavel was made to Orris;  Moscrip by Mr. Pearson who>  commended Mr. Moscrip on his  excellent work as past president. Mr. Moscrip in reply declared he. was not accepting  the gavel as a token for the  work he had done because  whatever he had done was not  for personal gain but rather for  the community as a whole and  that it was in that spirit he  was accepting the gavel. It was  announced by Mr. Pearson that  the gavel, a beautiful piece of  woodwork, was made by E. F.  Cooke.  During his remarks Mr. Mos-  crij> said that it was fortunate  that this year the Board of  Trade had a strong executive  and he urged that when the  Board of Trade had a job to  do that each individual do his  or her part. He urged all to re-  CAUTION!  The magisterial demeanor was in evidence at Saturday night's Sechelt Peni  insula Board of Trade  meeting.  Anyway it seemed that  way, judging from events.  During the dinner Magistrate Andy Johnston who  was master of ceremonies,  stood up to announce that  there was a request for the  owners  of two cars of cerr  Local News  Preferred  Editor:  Do you mind if I suggest  keeping the News strictly to local affairs if at all possible? We  get all the outside stuff in the  Province, Sun,  etc.  I know a number of people  who take the News, and I  think this is the general opinion. The other stuff bores  them; they want to see names  and places they    are    familiar  with close to home. ���T   _   _T   , ,,      _.  ..   _-  n-T-T��      jjT-nj      t-.- W.  B.  Hodgson,  the  Civil  De-  The Board  of Trade    Dinner j 6      '  write-up was interesting, the ! fense Co-ordinator of the Gib-  Prize Winners at the Fair, Ar- J sons district, said that the object of the meeting was to acquaint the people of the district with some facts relative to  Civil Defense. It was not, he  said, called for the purpose of  recruiting a big organization,  but to appoint the key men  and women who will be trained to act immediately in the  event  of  any  incident  happen-  GENERAL  DISCUSSES  DEFENSE  The Civil Defense got off to  a good start last Thursday evening when the Civil Defense  co-ordinator for the province of  British Columbia, Major General C. R. Stein, addressed an organization meeting") held in the  Parish Hall.  In introducing    the    general,  ies, etc,   and  of course,  L.S.J.  Mrs.  G.  McNutt.  Ratepayers Meeting Names  Committee for Candidates  R. Macnicol, A. G. Grattan  and G. A. Marsden were appointed a committee to list  candidates for the three vacancies at the December elections  for Village Commi|sioners.  This committee will accept  names until Nov. 17., Candidates will be invited -to address  a special meeting of the ratepayers on Nov. 18, when the  members will vote on the candidates to be endorsed by the  Ratepayers Association.  Trustee On Administration ^  Mr. Norman Hough, local  school trustee gave an interesting talk on school board ad-  ^ministrationi, and quoted the  number of students and schools  in the area. Questioned on the  matter of teachers leaving  School District' 46 for other  districts, Mr. Hough in his reply brought out certain facts  that made it evident that remuneration by no means was  the msin factor for changes in  teacher personnel. Family and  other reasons prevailed..  Another question in    connec  tion'with the apparent apathy  of the people in the matter of  taking an interest in school activities, blaming it on the present method of electing trustees,  brought forth the reply from  Mr. Hough that this subject  had  been   discussed   at    school  get .out...;"!; '--y Y ;  Later in the dinner he'  rose to remark that whatever he had said had had  its effect because some 18  persons immediately got up  and left the room. He drew  no conclusion from what  had occurred.  "; 7*��*V*ii-i'v,-' ��*.  Pender Harbour  To Get Power  Reports are current that th^  ���extension of power lines from  West Sechelt through the Pender Harbour areas will commence at an early date.  Approximately 700 families  in the whole area, including  Halfmoon Bay, Welcome Beach  and Redrooffs will be served by  this new extension.  Some districts have been  awaiting the arrival of power  for 17 to 20 years, according to  local residents. Many of them  have been forced to install private power during this time.  Students Plan  Three Plays  The  first    project    for    this  year by the Student Council of  , ,. _        the Elphinstone High School is  trustee    conventions    on    more   ���c     *      . ,. ,��.,  ., . ,  ,,   ,  ,.    i the presentation of three    one-  than one occasion and that the       J     ,        .     ���     TT. ,      ��� ,  majority favored continuance  of the present election system,  brought about some years ago ,  by the Cameron Report.  Trueman Gives Results  In answer to a number of  questions Mr. Trueman stated  that students from this school  who pass the examinations in  the courses required certainly  can go to university and numbers have done so in recent  years, e.g. Gerry Glassford,  Walter Sandberg, and Bernard  Heskins. He also read an analysis of results of departmental  examinations written by university entrance students in  grades  eleven and  twelve  this  (Tum to Page 5>  ! act plays in  the High    School  auditorium on Nov. 12.  These plays are presented  with the object of supporting  the PTA in its effort to purchase a much needed piano for  the school.  The three plays, comedies,  are "The Great Allowance Battle" directed by Mr. Guppy;  "His First Shave" directed by  Mr. Stephenson, and "Wildcat  Willy Gets Girl Trouble," directed by Mrs. Rankin. The  High School Orchestra, and the  School Choir directed by Mrs.  Ran Vernon, will add to the  program.  The program will commence  at 8:00 p.m. in the High School  auditorium.  (Turn to Page 6)  Switch Bctard  '-ri-.-s-' -; ���'* ������.-_���.- Nj>--;���''-<V.,":'-'"."A,"ll'.',.,'_'���'.*.-,  For Sechelt  It is reported that Sechelt  may soon expect a new switchboard installed at their telephone office. Improved service'  and convenience should result  for areas from Pender Harbour  to Wilson Creek.  Sechelt, which serves the  areas of Wilson Creek, Davis  Bay, and Selma Park, with 255  telephones, as well as Pender  Harbour with 50, and some 38  listed as toll stations, has long  been in need of expanded facilities. -  It is understood that service  will then be possible for many  would-be subscribers who have  been patiently waiting this improvement.  New Alarm  System Good  Ed Connor  and  family  were ! ing.  roused early on Thanksgiving J jf the 'time comes when the  Monday by a fire in the Mid- city of Vancouver has to be  way Store.    Prompt action by   evacuated it is quite     possible  RESTAURANT MONTH  October is Restaurant Month  and the Canadian Restaurant  Association reports the prime  objective is to raise the standards of restaurant operation  in Canada: "Good food, good  service,  goodwill."  Ed and the Gibsons Fire    De  partment prevented a spread of  flames.  lhe fire was discovered by  Gwennie Connor just after 7:30  a.m. Her call aroused the family. Ud and a visiting friend  doused a cabinet of inflammable goods with water while  Mrs. Connor called the fire department.  The 24-hour telephone service acting as the fire alarm  system made a rapid call to the  fire department possible.  Mr. and Mrs. Connor spoke  very highly of the prompt and  efficient work of the Fire De-  .partmenjti, and, their help^ in  pleahing up after the fire- was  subdued.  The actual fire loss was pot  serious, because of the early  discovery and quick action by  the owner and the fire department. It amounted to the damaged deep freeze, 'stock of inflammable goods and electric  light globes.  Seek Funds  for Blind  This year the annual campaign for funds for the CNIB  commences Oct. 18, and continues till Oct. 30, the local committee reports.  Canvassers will call at homes  in the district. Letters explaining the work of the CNIB will  be mailed throughout the Sun^  shine Coast, and as last year,  donations will be received om  behalf of the CNIB by your local branch of the Bank of Montreal, Gibsons or Sechelt.  that anywhere from 3500 to  5000 people would land along  the Howe Sound, and Gibsons  would be the focal point.  General Stein pointed out  that general object of Civil Defense was to minimize effects  of disaster. He said, "There are  two types of disaster, the 'Natural' or peacetime disaster and  the 'man-made' or wartime disaster." It is more difficult ��� to  convince the public of peacetime value of good organization  to cope with any emergency,  and he quoted many disasters  where Civil Defense would be  and has been of great benefit to  the districts concerned^  All major national organizations and,: associations have  placed resources and facilities  at the disposal of Civil Defense  authorities at both Federal and  Provincial level. He stressed  the desirability of Red Cross  Disaster Services continued existence for peacetime emergencies, with the backing of Civil  Defense services if and when  required.  If beyond Red Cross capability, defense authority will take  over. The general dealt with  many problems of Civil Defense and at the conclusion of  his talk he invited questions  which proved both interesting  and profitable.  During the evening films  were shown "Fire Fighting for  the Householder," and "The  Rescue Party."  While the meeting was not  as well attended as it might  have been, what it lacked in  numbers was certainly made up  by. the enthusiasm shown by  those present.  Wharf Changes are Vetoed  Blackball Ferries Company,  according to correspondence received by the Village Commission by the Federal Department of Public Works, has  been refused permission to reduce the size of the wharf shed  or to move it to another position, on account of the bulky  shipments of farm supplies  which are unloaded to it twice  monthly They had also1 wished  to cover up the loading ramp.  Permission for this had been  refused The attention of the  Blackball Ferry Company was  drawn to the fact that mooring  their spare ferry there prevented use of this slip, and, the letter went on, Blackball was requested to discontinue mooring  at that point.  Regarding the request from  Blackball for a separate walk  to be built to the fishermen's  floats, the Department expressed the belief that since the Department had widened the approach to a 36 foot width, this  was unnecessary.  Information is to be requested of the Department as to the  identity of the wharfinger and  the harbour master as appointed by them, and of what did  the respective duties, responsibilities and authorities exist.  This has arisen from the  Board's observation of traffic  conditions which it regards as  unsatisfactory. ���  A letter from the Minister  of Fisheries in regard to the  matter of the establishment of  public lavatory facilities on  the wharf, places the responsibility for such construction upon the Blackball Ferry Company, since it is its passengers  who require such services. Mr.  Sinclair quotes the fact that  this was the case at Horseshoe  Bay and other ferry terminal  points.  Building permits    were    approved   for   Mrs.  Eva  Robinson  and for Wm.    Thomas    and    a  permit for the installation of a I Department,  septic tank for Nita Woodbury-       Bylaw   108     was  Fred  Fernie  was  to be    ad- j third reading.  vised that erecting a sign denoting retail business, in a  residential area, was in contravention of the zoning bylaw.  Those persons delinquent in  the payment of water rates,  outside the village limits, are  to be advised that non-payment  of such rates by Oct. 18 will  make it necessary to discontinue services.  Those having dogs without  licenses may be summonsed to  to court for violation of bylaw  52.  The Sanitary Inspector, Mr.  Williams, pesented a draft of  regulations to contol waste,  drainage and sewage.  The clerk, R. Burns, reported on his conference with the  Workmen's Compensation Bd.,  regarding the insuring against  accident members of the Fire  Department. A free license is  to be applied lor, for the light  truck to be used by  the    Fire  given    its Page 2  Thurs., Oct. 14, 1954.  (aire  >��� '?��� (Established 1945)  Published by Sechalt Peninsula News Ltd.  every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Member  B.   C.   Div.,  Canadian  Weekly  Newspapers  Association  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  FRED CRUICE. Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Editor  Eox   128,   Gibsons,  B.C.     Phone   45W.  Authorized as Second Class Mail. Post Office Department. Ottawa  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75 cts.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year 4     5c per copy  A Feeling of Confidence  One of the failings the world is suffering today is  lack of confidence. It reaches all the way from high places  to the very low and cannot be swept aside with any bright  remark, no matter how clever the speaker might be.  We, today, do not have as much confidnce in those  above us as was prevalent before the wars descended upon  us. The results of 'those wars has led us into a new way of  living ��� which has its compensations but has also brought,  with it new problems. This is generally termed 'progress5  and sometimes is an irksome business.  We have also come into a world of managed currencies ��� a world that leaves the basic gold standard as far  from reality as any government, could possibly make it.  There are reasons for such a development and they are too  technical to cover1 in the orbit of ay short editorial.  Canada has been blessed with a type of currency  'management' which is one of the wonders of the world today. Many countries would like to have the stability and  financial confidence Canadians live under but many countries are just not able to reach that goal. They are struggling to get there and unless another war intervenes they  probably will.  In the meantime Canadians have been presented with  a method of helping themselves main'tain a stable economy  and it is a simple one. It requires some cash to put into' a  bond ��� a Canada Savings Bond to be exact. This year the  ninth drive starts soon and if one did not keep tab on what  happened in the eighth drive last year, Canadians surprised  themselves,, the bankers and the financial world generally  by purchasing close to $900,000,00,0 of these bonds.  Purchase of Canada Sayings Bonds at the present interest :rate of 3.25 on the dollar is,.as your banker will tell  you, one of the safest bond buys anywhere in <��� the world.  The bond is first of ������all guaranteed by the Government of  Canada and secondly it can be cashed in any bank over the  counter at face value plus accrued interest at any .time.  The reader might ask what all this; has to do with  confidence. Financial people usually guage the sale of any  bond by its acceptance with the general public. To date the  people of Canada have purchased a considerable more than  two billion dollars worth of Canada Savings Bonds and they  generally retain 50 percent of that amount for a "rainy day"  and *this is where the confidence angle emerges. Having;  even a few $50 Canada Savings Bonds safely stowed away,  gives one the feeling of security ��� not only in one's self  but in the ruling powers ��� regardless of your political  stripe. If you have not experienced this feeling step out and  purchase a bond. ��� They are obtainable from $50 to  $5000. Your banker is the man who can help you.  ALONG  By Barrie  Zwicker  of The Coast News  The other night I arrived  home at a reasonable hour, but  one at which everyone else,  unfortunately, had gone to  sleep.  I always try to be quiet  when I'm last one hi.  I never succeed.  You've heard cf Midas. Everything he touched turned to  gold. I've been bequeathed  with an unusual gift too.. Everything    I    touch    turns      to  squeaks,  rattles,  or  both.  * *     *  If anything ever was a waste  of time, it's tip-toeing in the  dark. By walking on your toes,  you make your ��� balance precarious, and if anything trips'  you, you are ripe for a clanging, smashing, Fibber McGee  closet-type fall.  Anyway, as said, I arrived  home, came in the door, and  proceeded toward the stairs,  via two floorlamps, a footstool,  a magazine rack and a child's  toy. Upon reaching the stairs,  I stumbled up the first seven. I  then continued up the remaining ones, skillfully locating the  loudest squeak in each step.  When, I reached the top of  the staircase. I decided to stop  and catch my breath. While  standing there listening to the  loud tick of my watch, it struck  me that in the dark a person's  decibel-rating goes 'way up.  That is, each noise one makes  seems amplified about 100 percent.        ��� %  Considering this, I flicked  the light switch in my' room.  It made a noise like the report  of a rifle.   .,  * *     *  Next I nonchalantly removed a wad of chewing gum from  my mouth and flipped it into  the tin wastecan. CLANG! Gad,  some scoundrel had emptied  the blessed wastecan and the  gum sounded like a boulder in  an oil drum.  Up to now I couldn't possibly have made more noise, with*;  out calling in outside help./   , '  I proceeded with the cymbal-  ic ritual. The winding of the  alarm clock sounded like a  gambling wheel at the PNE.  Naturally, the  alarm went off.  Finally, after one-half hour  of uninterrupted noise., I climb:  ed into bed. Strange thing  though, that according to my  watch only five minutes have  elapsed. And I'm the only one.  awake.  WOOD  IN   THE  DAWN  By L.S.J.  The small hamlet of Roche  Percee lies in south eastern  Saskatchewan in a flat in the  Souris River. A few houses and  a coal mine are its present modest claim to fame. It has other  assets however which will  someday be of interest but at  present are sadly neglected.  1'nese are the fossil beds and  more especially the petrified  trees. I was invited to see this  r.-/.remely ancient flora, now  <>i couse turned to stone.  The day. we went there it  was blowing half a gale from  the south-east and raw cold,  so we could not linger to get,  more details as there was the  rain threat. My prairie friends  are fully .aware of the importance  cf being home    to    milk  the cows rather than sitting in  the ditch waiting for some farmer friend with a tractor. I  saw enough however to make  the day a memorable one for  me.  The flat in the river bed is  quite large and due to this  phenomenon of the pierced  rock, the Indians of the plains  made use of the area for their  ceremonial rites. It is unfortunate that the rock collapsed in  the recent past and the pieces  arQ all that remain. Close inspection reveals that the rock  was a petrified tree that had  resisted erosion and gradually  assumed the shape that caused  the Indians to regard it with  a certain .amount of awe and  superstition.  There were two other trees  close' by and it seems to me  they are the forebears of our  coastal red cedar. They might  have been cypress, but the    as-  e  Contributed by Dr. Hugh Inglis   were Arthur Byfield    and    Dr.  Fred  Iniglis;   clarinets,   Eric  Inglis    and  Ran  Kenna;     drums,  Attorney-General on Lotteries  The Hon. R. W. Bonner, attorney general of B.C., has issued the following statement  on lotteries:  " Early last spring the Joint  Committee of the Senate and  the House of Commons on Capital and Corporal Punishment  and Lotteries submitted a questionnaire to me as attorney -  general, seeking certain information and views on the foregoing topics.  I am a little surprised at  the sensational headlines referring to my very limited recommendation concerning lotteries.  It should be made quite clear  that the view of the attorney-  general was sought in this questionnaire and not that of the  Government of this Province.  This being a federal question  under review, I have communicated, of course, only my personal view for the consideration of the Federal Committee.  It should be remembered that  the Criminal Code of Canada  presently makes provision for  limited lottery or raffle activity in the case of agricultural  fairs, where very large prizes  are often, awarded, and also in  the case of bazaars held for  charitable or religious objectives where the prizes offered  do not exceed $50.00.  However, any recommendation to extend lottery activities  in Canada must be made subject to many practical and  moral considerations. In the  first place, lotteries are a form  of gambling and the moral ob  jections to this type of activity  must be respected. From the  practical point of view, moreover, any recommendation to  expand lottery laws, even when  limited to recognized charities,  as my recommendation was,  would be acceptable generally  only if certain difficulties could  be overcome. First, a recognized charity would have to be  defined. This possibly is the  least difficult of the problems  presented by the recommendation inasmuch as charities for  income tax purposes were defined during the war and no  doubt a .similar definition  might be relied upon in connection with this recommenda-  tion.  More important from the  public's point of view, however, is the necessity for regulating the conduct of any charitable lottery to ensure that  only the charity would derive  benefit from its operation and  that private promoters would  not spring up to manage charity lotteries for their own advantage. Promotion expenses of  a lottery, therefore, would have  to   be  closely  regulated.  I  suggested  in    my    recom-  multiple appeals by canvass  and, therefore, I think the Senate and Commons Committee  would have to consider some  device whereby charitable organizations either in Canada or  in each province would ��� combine in a lottery appeal.  The current discussion about  lotteries in the City of Vancouver emphasizes the need for  an t objective examination of  the  lotteries question.  It. would appear that many  people presently support lotteries and by their action indicate lack of support of the  present provisions of the Criminal Code.  Moreover, many respectable  organizations by their inquiries  to this office, seeking permission to stage lotteries��� which,  of course, I cannot permit���indicate that people do not regard lotteries as a criminal activity; thus- the re-examination  of the entire question by the  Senate and Commons Committee will be a valuable service to  the public.  Evenj then, and even in the  event 'that the Committee  should view charitable lotteries  with favour, I think it    would  mendation to the    Senate    and | oe wise for the Federal    Gov-  Commons Committee that no  charitable organization should  conduct more than one lottery  a year. This view should be expanded to meet the practical  difficulty which is presented if  a large number of charitable  organizations each were to hold  one lottery "during a year. I am  sure that the Canadian public  would find multiple appeals by  lottery more objectionable than  eminent to canvass public  opinion as a whole before such  a far-reaching amendment were  made to  the  Criminal  Code."  USES  LITTLE  WOOD  The pulp and paper industry  takes only one fifth of Canada's  annual wood consumption. Fire,  insects and disease take as  much wood each year as this  industry.  The Gibsons Landing Harmony Club was organized under the enthusiastic direction  of Mr. E. J. Byfield about 1921.  Mr. Byfield, in addition to  operating his greenhouses, was  interested in all forms of music. He had been a violinist in  England, and played both violin and. 'cello well. He also  made violins. ' His son Arthur  played the 'cello and his daughter Margaret the piano.  *   ��� *     * .  About the time the Harmony  Club was formed, Gibsons was  fortunate in having Mrs. Wise,  an accomplished violinist and  violin teacher establish her  home at Soames Point. Her  pupils helped to- provide the  Harmony Club with the necessary new supply of players.  The Harmony Club held its  sessions in Mr. . Winn's Hall,  tjie site of the Mariner Cafe,  and shortly after it started, had  16 or more members in the  orchestra. Soon after it started, the orchestra members included the conductor, Mr. By-  field; pianist, Mrs. R. MacDonald; violins, Guy Fisher j Hugh  and Kathleen Inglis, and later  Jack Inglis, Mr. F. Fisher, Mr.  Winn, Jack Borgenstrom, Wil-  jio Wiren, Elsie Steinbrunner,  Josephine Metcalf, Harry Meyers, and later, A. Weal. 'Cellos  DEATH RATE  DOWN  Tuberculosis cases were nearly three times as numerous in  Canada in 1952 as in 1924, but  the disease caused less than  one-third as many deaths ���  2,457 as compared with 7,675..  Jack Hull-  Members -moved away, and  others joined up from time to  time, but the group continued  as a unit for many years. They  kept up interest in music in  the district.  *     *     *  One of the local school teachers, Mr. Ginther, playe.d either the violin or trumpet, tand  his wife helped by playing the  bass.  Gibsons appears to have,.slipped, but> we are fortunate in  having a string orchestra at  Roberts Creek to keep the Peninsula in the picture 'where interest in classical music is  concerned.  ECONOMIC   USE  Logs that could never make  anything but poor lumber are  the chief raw material of the  pulp and paper industry of Canada.  tounding incidence of this cedar moss as it is called locally  is not cypress and I know this  too.  If one could wrap these two  fossil trees in cedar bark they  would immediately become just  cedar windfalls with about  3,000 B. Mft. in them 'apiece.  They are swell butted and the  trunk is fluted and they would  have been about 150 ft. high.  I was more than certain when  I inspected the one that has a.  chunk broken off. It looked to  me as if some bucker had long-  butted the tree because it was  ring shook, and so help me the  ringshake is there to prove it.  The cedar moss can ibe the  missing link and there is no  doubt about this. The foliage  and odor are unmistakable. It  is found nowhere 'else I am.  told.  I think the paleontologists of  Saskatchewan are sadly negli-  j gent in not doing more about  this interesting corner of their  province. These trees are true  fossils and were buiied after  they had fallen in some prehistoric upheaval.  The petrified forest of the  southwest U.S. was destroyed  by volcanic ash and are in a  different category. If the Roche  Percee trees are a part of the  Red Deer fossil bed era, then  they come into the picture as  of 60 million years ago. This is  open to doubt, as the. lignite  coal beds at Bienfait are in  some places only a few feet under the surface cf the prairie.  This points to a heavily forested area in more recent times .  and I would suggest to those  in. Saskatchewan whom it  m'ay concern that here is a big  field for some of their students  of these matters.,  I suppose one should not crir  ticize too much as we have our .  own cypress trees growing,  here on the mountain 4,000  years old and no heed is taken  of it. In the U.S. there would  have been a highway to, and a  motel or park in-* these monuments of nature's, disdain for  man's little tick, of life!  John Wood Hardware is Agent For  "MECCANO" & "��INKY" Toys  ���We carry a good stock of both the Meccano Sets and  Dinky Toys for your  Pre-Christmas Selection  ON HAND TOO, ARE  "REVELL" Quick Construction Kits  Build your own  Famous  Fighter  Planes;   Highway  Pioneers;     Battleships;    Cruisers;    Submarines    and  other Ships.  These sturdy PLASTIC ASSEMBLY   KITS   come  in  packages for each model to be built.  J0MW00D  HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  PHONE YOUR HARDWARE NUMBER GIBSONS 32  HSBRMmcn  iiuiuyjuuiumniuHuuiuiiiL  ranera������wBwmBcass Editor:  I notice some lady has been  writing letters re bus and taxi,  etc.   She must be a newcomer  here or is just running off    at  head. I wonder if she  can re  call when we had no  bus ser  vice but had to depend on the  Union  S.S.  Co.  and the rotten-  deals our taxi    men    used    to  hand us, also their brother taxi  men. It was not unusual for one  if not a preferred person,     to-  cool one's heels  on the  wharf  from  30  minutes to  an    hour,  and then when  they did serve  you is was more as a    favour  than services paid for.    I have  not one cent invested    in    the  SMT Co. but we who  use the  bus appreciate ,the services the  SMT Co. gives us.       I was im  transportation    work    for      40  years.  She says bus drivers solicit  for Mr. Laurence's taxis. Well,  why not? Mr. Laurence pays  them and that is part of their  job. Does she think they  should say, "Mr. French or  Mr. Sawyer's taxi - will be  meeting the bus. They give the  best services.'' ��� ��� I darn well  know if they, did and were  working for me I'd pay them  off and they would have more  time to solicit business for  others.  So far as the bus service  goes I have used it quite a* lot  and always found not only  Mr. Laurence but his drivers  ready and very willing to do  all they could to make the trip  pleasant.  T.S.  traditionalists are right and  corporal punishment is the answer to many of our troubles.  The discipline in tke European  schools is strict and the results  are obvious when we see the  vast diffeence betwen pupils of  the same ag�� as our own.  I am given to ������ understand  that several of the exchange  teachers sent to America could  or would not try and teach till  all was quiet in the classroom.  This called for some comment  by the moderns, and, in fact,  some of these teachers had difficulty in finally getting settled.  If you head this comment  "Childern are not . naturally  good citizens" we may get  some sensible comment from  Mr. Peers,  Mother/Etc.  C. Y.  Nical.  Following is the article:  Editor:  May I be allowed enough  room for you to print the enclosed clipping. Taken from,  the Saturday Review it points  up the fact that    perhaps ;. the  Are You  BUILDING?  We. can  supply  Men  and  ; Material for any Job.  CARPENTERS  PLUMBERS  ELECTRICIANS  PAINTERS  Boilng Supplies  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 K ���  HASSANS  WILL BE PLEASED  TO SERVE YOU  during the  Fall Fishing  ON THE OTHER HAND  In England, all parties concerned with juvenile delinquini-  cy ��� police, magistrates, and  welfare groups ��� operate under the following" maxim:: |  "Children are hot naturally  good citizens." So reports : the  United Press in a recent dispatch from London. Here are ra  few further details:  Oh the Isle of Man, juvenile  deliriquints are flogged. The  practice was abolished in 1946,  revived in 1952. In British  schools generally, corporal punishment is pemitted; whipping  is commonplace. The same criminal law applies to children  and adults, and English children can be sent to jail for  long terms, if the situation is  deemed hopeless. The British  also "grade" their movies, barring '"chii'drer. from those deemed suitable only for adults.  Television is rigidly supervised.  Horror comics can be bought  only at American military installations.  Does the system work? In  cold figures, at least, it seems  to. Im 1953, says the U.P., juvenile delinquency in England  declined by 14 percent ��� as  compared with a 13 percent  gain during the same year in  this country. And last year in  London, only one juvenile  crime in twenty involved vio,  lerice.  H  assan  's   St  ore  Phone   11-U ,  PENDER   HARBOUR  'Editor:  Re: the article about the  first child born in Jervis Inlet, on the "Faith P."  Am afraid this is incorrect.  If the article had said Sechelt  Inlet, I would have been unable  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  For Your Car  Fail Care  Stops Winter Wear  Renew   "  Fan    Belts.    Radiator  Hose,   Hose Connections  Change to  'SHELL'  Winter  Lubricants  And Remember Our  Electric   and   Acetylene  For Service  PHONE 48C SECHELT  Firehall  Chatter  Though Fire Prevention  Week is past, you can continue  to help your Fire Department  by being your own Fire. Marshal,^ checking your heating  and cooking equipment to see  that it is installed properly,  , checking to see that you have  no waste inflammable material  nearby.  If you have electrical circuits  that are constantly blowing  fuses, please have them checked.  Don't forget that heater you  are going to use this winter  draws a lot more electricity  than most appliances, thereby  creating a fire hazard om an  overloaded circuit, which is the  second greatest cause of all  house fires.  Don't gamble with fire. Clean  out cellar and attic today!  Your house will only burn  once. ���  Your fire department would  like to remind you that common sense is one- of the strongest weapons in the prevention  of fires, and that as well as  helping yourself, you help the  community as a whole in keeping  the   insurance   rates   down  in    thic   arpa  ,to contradict it for lack of  knowledge, but surely Harry  Page knows the statement is  not true with regards to Jervis  Inlet. He was a long-time resident of Egmont till a few  months ago, when nis work  made it more convenient to  live at Sechelt.  Twins, a boy and a girl were  bom to Olga and Malcolm "Ki"  Silvey, on the "Rose Silvey,"  off Westmere in a race to Garden Bay Hospital. Olga was  the former Olga Peddie, a  teacher here. Her little girl,  one of these twins, was a flower girl at Egmont's last May  Day ceremonies. j->->  I also understand'-cthat a  child was born to Mrs. John  Griffith in the same way. John  Griffith was later killed in a  logging accident. He was sitting on the side of a donkey  at lunchtime when -a small  chunk came down onto his  head. The others sitting joking  with him were horrified to see  him fall back, dead. This must  have occurred over 20 years  ago, as that was before we  came to Jervis Inlet.  a       Mrs. Gladys McNutt,  Egmont.  E!d Note ��� Many thanks for  the correction and the information.  The  Coast News  Thurs., Oct. 14, 1954.  l3se The Coast News Classified  rooming in the house, I did not  want him further inconvenienced.)  After 14 years here, and nice  years, in the same house and  no arrears (under circumstances,  too long to relate here) I still  claim I have np arrears. Rather I consider the B.C. Power  Commission owes me at least  ��35.  I was so pleased to see reference to Mr. Cook who was a  gentleman and a good businessman.  I bear no malice or ill will  to any member of the above  mentioned company but I do  not intend to tolerate such unjust and unfair tactics im a  Christian country like Canada  and am taking steps to have  this wrong righted, for the  others who may be having similar difficulty. Thanking you.  A Veteran's Widow.  Editor:  It was of interest to me to  see the letter in your last issue  signed "A Veteran" and I hope  the veterans, will only be  charged the $3 he mentions, to  have the power re-connected. I  had to pay $23, even though I  had sent the so-called arrears  they charged me with, by registered mail from Vancouver, as  soon as a neighbor phoned me  that my power had been cut  off.    (As-I had a young    man  Capilano Bridge  Tender Called  Tenders have been called for  the fabrication and erection of  the superstructure of the Capilano River Bridge for the Pacific. Great Eastern Railway.  Tenders will be opened in the  office of the Minister of Railways, 12 o'clock noon, Monday, Nov.  1.  It is proposed to have the  superstructure completed by  March 31,  1955.  1139  XCEPTIOM BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITY  Oppprtunity available   in   this   area  for reliable party  t�� operate  Automatic Merchandising Machine Route.  Although eventually a full time business, openings at present are   such  that a few hours per week are sufficient. Factory Distributor will set  up a route and   make   all   arrangements.    Liberal  financial assistance  enables rapid expansion. This opening will pay   you   excellent   income  immediately for someone   who   will  work hard and wants to get into the  $6,000.00 to $10,000.00 per year   income   bracket.      Applicants    should  have an   investment   of   ��850.00   to  $2,500.00 which is fully secured by  machines and inventory. Write fully  about yourself giving  age,   address,  and phone   number   to:   Vice-President, National Distributing Company  of Canada, 912A 16th Avenue North  West, Calgary, Alberta.  fis the desert camel-rider once said, "There's always olymp ahead.*''  Yes ��� even the folks who claim life is a merry-go-round hove their ups and downs.  Regardless of who you are, along life's road you'll find unforeseen problems, emergencies or opportunities... times when  tucked away reserves are a mighty handy thing to have..���;  To build such cash reserves��� easily and safely��� more than a million Canadians each year invest in Canada Savings Bonds.  Canada Savings Bonds are available now ��� for cash, or in weekly or monthly instalments ��� at your bank, investment dealer  or through your company's Payroll Savings Plan.  And what's important--- your Canada Savings Bonds are always immediately cashable at full face value plus earned interest;. <,  a tucked-away reserve of cash for any time that you may want or need it.  Be ready for future ups and downs. Save safely ��� pile up your savings ��� with  The Ninth Series pay VA% per year���-ere cashable any time at any bank at fu!! face value plus earned  interest. Available, starting October 18th., in denominations of $50, 5100, $500, $1,000 and $5,000 at bonks  and investment dealers for cash or on instalments. Put your order in today for this outstanding investment.  CS-W-ZW )��� i  The Coast News Thurs., Oct. 14, 1954.  DIG OUT YOUR GLADOLI BULBS IN OCTOBER  Gladioli, with their gorgeous  flowering spikes, are among  the most popular of summer  blooms today. But in growing  "glads," the home gardener  has a real problem of insect  and disease control, according  to G. R. Snyder, horticulturist  with the CIL agricultural chemicals        department.       Infested  blooms are useless for show  purposes, and diseases and insects can be carried over on  bulbs to re-infest' next year's  flowers.  Early October is the time to  dig out the bulbs and treat  them for storage, Mr. Snyder  said. Select only healthy bulbs  and burn any which show dis-  Danny s Dining Room  WE SPECIALIZE IN FRESH LOC&L FOODS  Good  Cooking and Courteous Service  OUR MEALS ARE DEFINITELY DIFFERENT  AND  MODERATELY   PRICED  Wedding  Receptions,  Parties,  Club Dinners.  Phone 8 L, Gibsons,  At The  RIDGEWAY AUTO  COURT  We have so much to protect  This Canada of ours��� is ours to enjoy at a price ���the price  of constant alertness.  We cannot take for granted our freedom to worship, to vote,  to educate our children, or to order our home life as we please.  AH these freedoms are ours only as Jong as we are willing to  do everything necessary to maintain and defend them.  All honour then to the Canadian Soldier ���the steadfast  guardian of all our free institutions. Without men like him, the  Canada we love might cease to be.  We have so much to protect. Let us all do our part, without  let-up, whatever way our duty lies.  SERVE CANADA AND YOURSELF IN THE ARMY  To be eligibfo you most be 17 to 40 years of oge, skilled tradesmen to 45.  When applying bring birth certificate or other proof of age.  Apply fight away ��� For full information write or visit the  rKr'' Army Recruiting Centre nearest your home.  Army Recruiting Centre; 547 Seymour Si. Vancouver,  ^^ .Canadian Army Informal ion Centre,  . *��      Bay Slreef Armouries, Victoria, B.C.���Telephone 8081 ��� Local 205  024W-BC  J  TheHams.  ... that make up the ever  qrowinq list of Power  Commission customers are  usinq more power every year.  . ... That means better living for thousands of British  Columbians, who, more and more, are making fuller  use of the electrical service available.  Our rates are promotional ... the more you let  electricity do your household, farm* or business chores,  the less each kilowatt hour costs you.  Your increasing use of electric power haa been an  important factor in lowering the average cost per  kwh steadily over the past seven years.  Power means Progress  ease symptoms. Dry the bulbs  in shallow trays in a well-ventilated room for about two  weeks then, remove and discard  the old bulb to which the new  ones are attached.  Tiny brown insects called  thrips are among the most  common enemies of gladioli  and since they can live through  the winter    and    multiply    on  bulbs in storage, they should  be destroyed in the Fall. Dust  the bulbs with 3 percent DDT  dust, using one ounce of dust  to. each bushel of bulbs. Then  keep them in a cool basement  or fruit cellar ��� as cool a  place as is available without  danger of frost. A moist atmosphere and a tempeature of  about 40 degrees are ideal, Mr.  Snyder said.  JOAN PLANTS THEM RIGHT! i dreams  come true by planting  Millions of Dutch bulbs are going into Canadian soil right  now and growers like pretty  Joan Hardy of Ottawa are  dreaming of rich bursts of beautiful floral color in the spring;  Like Joan,    make    sure-   those  the bulbs properly or you'll get  a sorry crop of disappointment.  Buy good bulbs, heavy for  their size, plump, firm, free  from bruises and scars and  coat intact.  (Photo.. by MALAK,  Ottawa)  SfafrfUK*   ?ttit6 Vey/M.  -  -  -  It's many months since I  took you on a weekly tour of  the shop windows of the Peninsula. Perhaps we -decided  your feet were tired, but here  we are, with a fresh look at  some of the items of interest  your merchants have    stocked  for you.  * *    *  For example,, was quite impressed with the seal and Persian lamb coats I saw in the  Toggery at-' Sechelt, to say  nothing of the muskrat and  Chinese kid. I looked at both  the fur and the linings, and believe you'd find the quality  very good. Understand the  Toggery is running an ��� order  service for repairs and remodelling of fur garments,  too.  * *     *  Any small boy would look  at himself in the mirror, if  wearing one of those little corduroy suits with vest,.- short  pants and blouse, on display at  the Thriftee Store in Gibsons.  Bigger boys will find those Elphinstone Hi sweat shirts just  the thing. Girls; too.  -    *    *  Saw a pair of lovely black  pumps at MacLeans, smart  style,. with tall. narrow heels.  Understand Mrs. MacLean is  going in for narrower sizes in  shoes for these who need them.  Parkers Hardware has some  beautiful lamps in just now.  Stanards are of copper and  polished woods in interesting  combination, bases    of    copper  (the tarnish proof kind), and  decorator shades that should i>e  tops in the new trend homes.  ��� *    *    *  Older girls and boys will  find jackets and sports coats  of fine new materials and in  the latest colors at the Tasella  Shoppe, "and the boys will.' find  plenty pf sports shirts there  too. .'"  :-- That Eureka vacuum cleaner  on demonstration in John  Wood's Hardware is the handiest thing for cleaning, and the  disposable dust bags save many  words not normally used in  one's daily round. T'he only  thing is, don't point the nozzle  at your favorite earrings, budgie* bird or tomcat. The suction's so good it will swallow  them all.  Don't want you to wear out  the first trip, so will see you  through the shop windows  next week. .   .      ,  Fires  Unlikely  British Columbia's lightest  came to an end at midnight,  of October from the closed season this year because of the  fire season on record officially  September 30, 1954. The government eliminated the month  general moist conditions prevalent.  It was stated that by taking  this step, the forest industry  and the government will be  relieved of considerable expense in the form of special fire  fighting personnel and equipment which are no longer required.  Long-range weather forecasts fail to show any indication that might result in a period of fire hazard building up  during October.  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  SEAVIEW  LUMBER  Lumber  Roofings  Paints  BUILDERS'    HARDWARE  and SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 92 R  At the Sign of the Home  Sunshine Coast Lodge  NO.   76  I.O.O.F.  MEETS    LEGION    HALL  Gibsons, 2nd & 4th Friday  For All  FALL SUPPLIES  Shop At  MURDOCH'S  Phone 11 J  PENDER   HARBOUR  Clothing  Fishing Equipment  Boating Needs  Groceries  Frozen Foods  ALLAN & BARTER  mnuu.  ���sso;  fwoucn  IMPERBAL   OIL   LIMITED  We suggest that you try our  HIGH QUALITY STOVE AND FURNACE OILS  Individual Stamp-Meter Delivery  Prompt, Honest and Friendly Service.  Phones: Hopkins 65, or Keats 15C  Accounts May Be Paid At Totem Realty.  Business and Professional  DIRECTORY  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All T^pes of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons: Mondays  & Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays & Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Box 22 Phone 44  ���      GIBSONS      ���  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ���<- Anytime  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  BUILDING SUPPLIES  QUALITY  PC-2-5*  The  Coast News  Kaiser Corp.  Puts up Bond  The Minister of lands and  forests recently announced that  an agreement requiring the  posting of a substantial bond,  has been concluded between  the government and the Kaiser  Aluminum and Chemical Cor-  poraion in the United States.  Under it, the company is permitted to carry out engineering  and geological investigations of  sitets for the construction of a  storage- dam in. Castlegar Narrows at the foot of Arrow  Lakes on the Columbia River.  The project envisages the  construction, operation and  maintenance of a $25,000,000  storage dam. The purpose of it  would be to release water as  required for power generation  through downstream power facilities in the United States.  In addition to its primary function of storage, the dam will  also serve to alleviate flood  danger below the dam.  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES- LTD.  "WE     CARRY    THE     STOCK"  Phone Gibsons  53  PLUMBING  Any Type of  Cement Block Work  Phone Gibsons 8C  BRICKWORK  Fireplaces ��� Chimneys  .SYD SMALES  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING/  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104, - or 33  RADIO   ~  RICHTER'S   RADIO  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy   Guaranteed    Work  New and Used Radios  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading  -   Excavating,  D-4 & D-6  Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth  A.E. RITCHEY,  Phone    GIBSONS    86  BUILDING    CONTRACTING  BULLDOZING  Ran Vernon, R.R. 1, Gibsons  , Phone 26 W *  USED FURNITURE  C & S" SALES & SERVICE  Agents f ot  PROPANE   GAS  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales and Installations  (Free  Estimates)  Electric and Gas Hot Plates  NEW  & USED   FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS  Phone 30 S Sechelt  CLEANERS  PENINSULA GLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ���. Phones ���-  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 3  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television  NOTARY PUBLIC  MAG.    ANDREW    JOHNSTON  Secheli       96 J  Member  Society of Notaries Public  BICYCLES  GIFT STORES  SELMA    CYCLE  Bicycles, New & Reconditioned  Repairs io All Wheeled Goods  ,   Saw Filing,  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  Selma Park Phone 69M  BEAUTY SALONS  Notions ����� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous  Gifts  THRIFTEE   STORES  Left of Post Office  GIBSONS,   B.C.  Headquarters  for  Wool,  GLADYS    BATCHELOR  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  For Appointments  Phone  Sechelt 95-J  HOURS: 9:00 a.m. io 5:00 p.m.  See Coast News For  Letter Heads, Statements  Tickets, Cards  Neat, Individual Styling. Thurs. Oct.  14,  1954.  The Coast News  Ratepayers  (Continued from Page 1)  year. This analysis showed that  in either June "or August, 86.6  percent of the students passed  in English 40/ 100 percent -in  English 91��� 100 percent in Social Studies 30, 100 percent in  History 91, 83.3 percent in Biology 91, 75 percent "in Geography 91, 87 percent in French  92, 91 percent in Mathematics  91, 100 percent in Mathematics 30 and 100 percent in Chemistry 91.  These percentages are of the  number of students, not of the  marks obtained. If a student  failed in June, then wrote  again in August and passed he  was counted as passing. He  added that on this basis, every  student who was writing in  grade eleven passed in every  departmental examination written, a record of 100 percent passing.  On curriculum Mr. Trueman  emphasized the point that curriculum making is the duty of  the Minister of Education who  is a member of the cabinet re  sponsible    to    the    Legislature I take courses that    seem    most  elected by the people. Thus the | likely to benefit them. Students  Oct. 14 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, 10 a.m, to 5 p,m,  St. Mary's Altar Society Rummage Sale.  Oct.. .14 ��� Gibsons, WI  Whist. Mrs. Gosdens, all wel-.  come.  Oct. 15 ��� Roberts Creek  Legion Hall. VON .Bridge at  8 p.m.  Oct. 19 ��� Selma Park: business meeting of the Community Centre, 8 p.m.  Oct. 19 ��� Gibsons. WI meeting at.Mrs. Haley's. Members  are reminded to turn in bazaar  work and shower gifts.  Oct. 20 ��� St. Bartholomew's  W.A.  annual  turkey  supper.  Oct. 21 ��� Gibsons .United  Church Hall, Chrysantleemum  Tea. Gibsons Headlands VON.  Oct". 23 ��� Gibsons: Merchants' Softball Dance, School  Hall, 10:00 p.m. Everyone welcome, .-v '": * :  Oct 25 ��� Wilson' Creek - St.  John's/ United Church W.A.  Bazaar, 2:30 p.m.; Wilson Creek  Community Hall.  Oct.' 26 ':��� ; United Church  Hall, 'WA of the Gibbons United Church, annual birthday  party, 8 .p.m.  Oct. .27 ��� Sechelt Legion  Hall, .7:"&,(>, p.m., annual meetr  ing of Boy Scouts Association;,  Provinpial Commissioner Col.  C. T. Batten guest speaker.. All  interested urged ,to attend.   .  Oct. 27 r��� 1 Canadian Leiiori  Ladies Auxiliary will hold a  bazaar featuring the sale of  home Rooking, fancy work and  a white elephant stall.  Oct.fi29 ��� Gibsons School  Hall. First of a series of Crib-  foage-Wiiist evenings, at 8 p.m.,  followixp of last year's successful parties. Admission 50 cents  includes games, prizes, refreshments!. Everyone  welcome.  Oct. 30 ��� Port Mellon Corn-  people make the curriculum  through their elected representatives; teachers merely carry  out the work of the curriculum.  The present government, in  line with the rec'ommendatioAs  of the report of the British Columbia Teachers' Federation  Curriculum Committee (of  which Mr. Trueman is secretary) has appointed an��advisory  committee of men from business, industry and community  organizations to lay down the  general philosophy for the  schools, the subjects to be  taught and in general the proportion of time to be devoted  to each. This is a move in the  right direction, as the community has the right and duty,  through the Minister of Educa  lacking academic ability and  interest or able students  wishing more definite preparation for the business or vocational fields are encouraged to  study on' the general program. Others are encouraged to  study the university program. It depends on the student. No, students are not discouraged from taking the university program in order to  give better examination results,  ications were received from the  Village Commission in connection with rest room accommodation in Gibsons, and it was  agreed that if same were established, it should be under proper control and supervision.  The action of vandals who  destroyed the rest room accommodation of the Kinsmen Club  was strongly condemned.  Council meetings on Oct. 19,  Nov. 2, and Nov. 16, will be attended by Mr. W. H. Keen,  Mr. E. A. Mainwaring, and Mr.  mumty Hall. Big masquerade   ,.           .  ,    .,,.  _   .,                .   ��  t-vi    a. * *       -          ���    tion,   of  building  the     curricu-  dance.    Plenty of fun. for    all '  Tickets $1 per person.  Nov. 2 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, 10 a.m. Rummage  sale by Headlands Auxiliary  VON."  Nov. 5 ��� Port Mellon, at  Cafeteria, 8 p.m. Whist Drive  and refreshments. 50 cents per  person.  Nov. 5 ��� Selma Park, Community Centre Fall tea and  bazaar, 2:00 p.m. Selma Park  Hall.  Nov. 5 -7- St. Bartholomew's  annual 'bazaar.  Nov. 8 ��� Wilson Creek,  Community Hall, bazaar, by  Ladies Auxiliary Wilson Creek  Community Club.  Nov. 12 ��� Gibsons, "Show  Night" at the High School gym.  Nov 18 ��� Gibsons, Anglican  Parish Hall, W.I. Tea and bazaar.  Nov. 19 ��� Roberts Creek, St.  Aidan's Church 2 p.m. bazaar  and tea. Keep this date in  mind.  Nov. 25 ��� Gibsons, Legion  Hall, 2:30 to 5 p���m. Eastern.  Star. Tea and Bazaar^.  Dec.    3,    Gibsons,       United  Church W.A.    Xmas    tea    and  sale^ church hall, 2:30 p.m.  THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL ���  This week's   Special  ���    Sechelt    Highway;,    across    from  Ridgeway  Motel;     very   attractive horne;    .2  1-2  acres    land;;  full price only $3500 on terms  Totem Realty.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  , Evenings  95J  lum.  Asked why this school did  not have the power of recorril  mending students instead of  having all university entrance  students write examinations,  Mr. Trueman explained that  certain requirements were necessary for accreditation. We  ha^e fulfilled all the requirements as to teachers'  qualifications, the num  ber of teachers, the buildings  and equipment. In two respects  we are lacking: 1. a trained librarian and a library room not  used full-time as a . classroom,  and, 2. a counselling -service.  Mr. Trueman said that the  School Board had made provision in the budget for counsellors, but to date had been unable to obtain a good qualified  counsellor. Mr. Irueman gave  his opinion that a good counsellor is of great service in y a  school but a poor one can , d'o  more harm than good. -���'-.'���s?-  Mr.  Trueman  also explained  that students are encouraged to  der named. Mr. Keen reported  on the doings of the Village  Commission on its Oct. 5th  meeting. The social committee  served refreshments at the  close of an interesting meeting.  not"in Elphinstone High School | George A. Marsden, in the  or-  at any  rate,   but to give them  courses that are better suited to  their  ability   and  interests  and  that    they    are,    consequently,  better able to pass.  Concerning  the  teaching     of  Senior   Matriculation     in     this  school, Mr. Trueman explained  that we have the teachers    required,   but  the    difficulty    is  making sure    of    a    sufficient  number of students ��� about 15  ��� to justify the expense involved.      He mentioned that    two  students, Peter Slinn and Leora  Atkinson, are taking senior matriculation  by    correspondence,  coming every day for study  at  the school. These students,    on  completion of their senior matriculation, can go on to second  year university.  Mr. Trueman expressed willingness to speak on school matters of this professional nature  at any time, if requested.  The President thanked Mr.  Trueman for his full and frank  answers to the questions and  he retired to the accompaniment of, applause.  A letter was received from  Minister of Health and Welfare,  the Hon. Eric Martin, stating  that the letter of the association  requesting a larger grant for  the local VON had been refer;  red to the Horn W. D. Black,  Provincial  Secretary.. Commun-  FOR YOUR EVERY NEED, AT  Building Supplies Ltd.  Common Finish and Mouldings  ALL TYPES AND GRADES  FLOORINGS -~ SIDINGS ��� SHINGLES  ��� SASH DOORS and FRAMES ���  PhoricT Gibsons 53  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  FOR SALE  Bush- wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. ; STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons; tfn  Half;iacre partly cleared, new  4 roomed house, bathroomV  utility ��oom, wired and plumbing. $^500 with $1500 cash.  Mrs. B.* McLean, .Roberts Creek.  ���.���."���������       -;    tfn  Large Lot, Porpoise Bay.  Road, %A acre, cleared. $1000.  Chuck's Motors, Sechelt.        tfn  Waterfrontage ��� it's such a  lovely spot. Secluded; quiet;  simply- breath-taking yiew.  Over an acre and a half. Cosy  4-rooni*modern home; city water, lights, .phone, nice beach.  The price is certainly reasonable at $7500 on terms. Totem  Realty,? Gibsons.  One 'Lincoln 200 amp., heavy  duty Welder in good condition.  $500.00: Apply Roy Dusenbury,  Pender ,Harbour; b;c. 50  Million Dollar View property  all cle_jred. Size 100x120, ready  to build and only; $975 cash.  Totem Reaty.  ���'   ~    '���   ���.)-'        ���  ���.  ���������- ,������-���,-,.������_  Fast !_6 ft. cabin cruiser suit-,  able as camp tender. $1500. Apply    Roy    Dusenbury,    Pender  Harbour, B.C. 44  FOR  SALE  (Continued)  Rough,: and  Planed  Lumber  W Phone   Halfmoon. Bay   7,Z  KptTEItMAN S_VWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Four-Roomed House in "The  Orchard" Sechelt. , $2,300 for  quick sale. ��� Chuck's Motors,  Secheit. tfn  Small cookstove.    Harlow G.  Smith, Read Rd., Gibsons.      42  FOR  RENT  Secret Cove, $25 per month.  Roomy one-bedroom furnished  house, accessible from highway  and sheltered boat mooring. F.  W. Stone, Secret Cove,  9Q.  WANTED  Kimball piano, standard upright. See Mrs. Drew or. phone  Gibsons,   27W. 41  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  Watch Repair: All types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union  General Store,'Sechelt. tfn  Owing to illness will sell my  attractive house in Granthams.  Cabinet kitchen, full plumbing,  with wash tubs. Two bedrooms,  living room. Good view of  gulf. Basement. Block to beach;  Reasonably priced. Apply R.  HarwOcd,  Granthams,  B.C.    41  17 ft. Norcroft type speedboat. Canvas top with fully  marined Mercury. $800. Plus  tax $40: Apply Roy Dusenbury,  Pender Harbour, B.C. 44  ���      ���      ������   ���  \                ���    ���     ���       ���  ���������  Flowering and evergreen  shrubs. Half city prices. D.  Kennedy. Sechelt Highway,  Phor-  ��c><2'1 42  Four-Roomer    House,     toilet  and bath, fruit trees! $3000.  Chuck's Motors, Sechelt.        tfn.  2-room cottage. Would like it  nvjved off property. W. Gil-  bertson, Selma Park. .Phone  3TH. 41  FOR   QUICK   RESULTS  COAST   NEWS   CLASSIFIED  I want to trade 7-month ram  for a ewe lamb. Mr. Messenger, Gower Point Rd,, Gibsons.  Wanted: electric table saw in  good condition. Pay cash. Box  210, Coast News.  INSURANCE  Summer Late?  BY R.  F.  KENNETT  Summer finally arrived on  the south coast by late September following one of the wettest seasons in history. The  eft-termed Indian Summer arrived in true fashion with its'  warm sunny afternons reaching  mid-sixties and its chilly nights  plunging the mercury to the  mid-thirties together with first  signs of ground frost. Even if  short lived, the last two weeks  of generally fine weather will  help to erase from our memory the overly deluged month  of August.  Here then, are the figures  recorded for the month of September together with the normal or average figures in brackets:  Rainfall, 2.94 in. (2.16)  Days with rain, 17 (13)  Mean 8 a.m. temp., 52.5 (53.9)  Mean 8 p.m. temp, 50.6 (56.1)  High, temp.,   74.4, Sept. 9th  Low: temp., 36.3, Sept. 30th  Wettest day, Sept.  11, .78 in.  .   Rainifall for    the    spring    of  1954 totalled less  than) rainfall  for the summer by two inches,  and ;for those who care to spec-  uate on the outcome of the last  months  of this year,    I would!  say this: 33.03 inches of precipitation; have been recorded    so  far this  year. Our yarly average in* round figures is 45 irn-  ehes'r Therefore - it can be -reasonably assumed 1954 will end  with   well above  average  precipitation  considering that No-  vernber and December are the  wettest months on   the    Coast,  normally speaking!!  Prompt, dependable service  for all your Insurance and Real  Estate Needs. Phone Sechelt 53J  Evenings and Holidays: H.B.  Gordon, 81 H, or T.E. Duffy.  31M. ' -fn  Small shallow well pump.  Write H. P. Allen, Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.  14 ft. Clinker built boat.  State beam. Without engine.  Box 300, Coast News., 42  Listings Needed ��� We have  many enquiries for all types of  property. Our consistent advertising brings results. We need  lots, farms, homes, acreage,  anywhere on the Sunshine  Coast. Totem Realty. Phone 44,  Gibsons.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also   paper   hanging.  J.   Melhus  Phone Gibsons 33. tfr.  Insurance service that is becoming more popular all the  time��� try us. Our companies  are supreme. Halifax, oldest ini  Canada; Prudential, of London,  England, largest in the British  Empire, Prompt, courteous,  friendly service. Totem Realty,  Gibsons.  Fire - Auto - Liability. Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty,   Gibsons^  t_D  CARD   OF  THANKS  We wish to extend sincere  thanks and appreciation for  the many kindnesses and messages of love and understanding from our many relatives  and friends tendered during  the illness and death of our  dear husband and father, Milton Brown.  Florence and Boys.  ANNOUNCEMENT  HELP WANTED  Overseas: Construction work.  Tradesmen, $4.32; laborers.  $3.18 hourly. Application guide  and "Job Prospects," $1.00.  Frr.nk Gaskill, WMCO. Box  658,  Bellevue,   Wash.,  USA.  PENINSULA ELECTRONICS  announces a new Radio and  TV Service in the greater Peninsula area. Free pickup and  delivery. All work guaranteed.  Located at Port Mellon. Horne  phone Gibsons 75W.  Experienced boom men by  Dclmnce Towing Co., Twin  Creeks. Apply at Twin. Creek.  43 j All  druggists  HUSBANDS! WIVES! WANT  PEP, VIM? Try Ostrex Tonic  Tablets for new vitality, today.  "Get-acquainted" size only  60c.  GIBSONS  Round-up  This month, many families  have come home like swallows  after their vacation. Among  them are Mrs. Fred Crowhurst  and- daughter Carol, who returned from a visit to Scotland  on Sept 23, and Mr. and Mrs.  J. Schutz, whose season - long  visit to the southern States was  highlighted by ��� their stay in  Kansas.  Mr. and Mrs. Grant concluded-their vacation on Oct. 8, after an extensive visit to Eastern  Canada. Two others back are  Ken and Irene Swallow, after  too  long an  absence.  Kay Norris of Gibsons and  her friend Betty Morgan, of  White Rock, were visitors last  week at brother Bob Norris'  home.  Glad to see Tommy Davey up  and around again, gaining  strength daily.  Mrs. Billie Smith is much  better, and will be back at her  work as usual this week.  Walter and Mrs. Nygren left  on Saturday, Oct. 9, for their  vacation. They will be travell- \  ing as far as Winnipeg. Mrs. !  Nygren, our��. Public Health  Nurse,- reported that baby clinics were cancelled this ! month,  but that emergency calls would  Sechelt  News  Many happy returns to Mr.  V. F. Dunn (Frank) affection^  ately known here as "Pop." He  celebrated his 84th birthday  quietly in his heme. Mr. Dunn  was for many years before ilia  retirement government lineman in the district. We hope  he will have many more birthdays.  Mrs. Al Wagman with son  Mark and the baby -which was  born on the boat coming down  the .Inlet, are guests of Mr. and  Mrs. Bill Rankin for a few  days.  Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Gardner  are visiting Sechelt and expect  to be leaving for McMurray  Bay logging camp shortly. Mr.  J. Fisher will also be going up  to this camp.  Mrs. Marjorie Hackett has  left Sechelt after over thirty  years residence. She will live  in North Vancouver. Her house  will be occupied by one of our  teachers, Mrs. Thompson, and  family.  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Townley  are here from Vancouver as  guests of Mrs. Margaret Gibson.  Mrs. W. Smith entertained  the PTA executive recently.  Those present were Mr. Russell, school principal, Mrs. B.  Sim, PTA secretary, Mrs. A. A.  French, Mike Jackson,' Leo  Johnson, Mrs. Edna Wakefield,  Mrs. Don Cauldwell, Mrs.  Maude Kraft, and Mrs. Dorothy  Stockwell.  Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kennedy with children Carol and  Kathie are back from a vacation  spent in the interior at Wells  and Quesnel, B.C.  Congratulations to Mr. and  Mrs. Wally .Smith of O and O  Logging Camp on the birth of  a baby son, Richard Dell.  ������ Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rigler  of Copper Mountain- have ta* "  ken, over the home of ��� R- C.  Keen on; Norwest Bay Road,  having bought the two properties of R. C. Keen and R. D.  Keen.  Mr and Mrs. James Rigler o��  Departure Bay were visitors  over the week' end at the home  of Jimmy's parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Robert Riglerr ��� \ -^ '-'��� "-������'/  Church Services  Sunday, October 17  ANGLICAN  18 th Sunday after Trinity  Harvest  Thanksgiving   Services  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  8:30 a.m. Holy Communion.  11:00 a.m. Morning Prayer  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  St.   Hilda's   Church   ���  Sechelt  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  1:45 p.m. Evensong  . St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3:15 p.m. Evensong  Port Mellon  Church  7:30 p.m.. Evensong  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy Family ���  Sechelt  9:00  a.m.  St. Mary's,  Gibsons,   10:30 a.m.  Port   Mellon  ���   First   Sunday  each month at 11 35 a.m.  Madeira Park, last Sunday each  month 4:30 p.m. at "The Hut."  UNITED  Sunday School  Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public   Worship  ���   11:00  a.m.  i     Roberts Creek 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m.  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. the  1st, 2nd and 4th  Sundays  PENTECOSTAL  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30 p.m.  Evangelistic  Wednesday night  be  received  by  Miss    Godwin., j Prayer and Bible Study 8 p.m.  VON. I Friday night at 7 p.m.  Junior  Young People and 8 Senior  Wilson Creek  2 p.m. Sunday School  Roberts Creek  Service Mondav.  7:30 p.m.  Evangelistic Service  Tuesday 7:30 p.m.  Erla Hausch is still enjoying  a well-earned rest in California.  We are congratulating also  Almeda Whiting on her radio  quiz win.  Those sounds of revelry by  night were just Graham    Mac-  Laan celebrating his 31st birth- ��� BETHEL  day last week. Sechelt  Sunday School 2:00 p.m.  Of  the  500.000  square  miles j       Sunday Gospel 3:00 p.m.  cf forest area presently classed j Sechelt Bethel  Church  Harvest  ~s accessible    and     productive.  Thank5divine  Servi-o<*, Sunday,.  1 <*0 percent  is unoccupied. Oct.  10th at 3 o'clock.  IJJViUVIllllUUJUUUlHIINMIIUlUUU  1 ���niiimoiniiyiuuiuamiaaiwaimaiwiiiit.tummill) The  Coast News    Thurs., Oct. 14, 1954.  Sechelt  (Continued from Pag8 1)  tion to those who bad done so  considerable an amount of  work on improving the park.  As each name was mentioned  and type of work donated outlined, each received a hearty  round of applause.  Ted Osborne Sr. provided a  donkey engine and caterpillar  While Ted Jr. had hauled yards  and yards of gravel, how much  he would not say. Gus Crucil  provided machinery. Andy Leslie volunteered to operate a  cat and provided other labor.  Leo Johnson put in nine days  work on the project and Leo  Carlson an eight day stretch.  Others who donated services  and time were George Millar,  Tom and Dave Walker and  Tom Parish. There was also  some discussion about a  totem  pole which at this point is regarded as top secret until a  later date. Those who worked  on this project also drew words  of commendation. Then, as Mr.  Pearson related, Norman Hipp  of the Gibsons Board of Trade  I had done a "surprising thing"  by writing to the University of  Saskatchewan and obtaining  some crested wheat grass for  seeding areas of the park.  Mr. Pearson thanked all for  their efforts and added if it  had not been for their help  "we would not have had the  park."  In closing Mr. Pearson urged  all to join the Board of Trade  and any one member of the executive was approachable if  any person desired to join.  "Join and help. Don't sit and  criticize," were his final words.  Following the dinner and  speeches a dance was held  with musie provided by Jack  Whittaker.  FOR FALL WARMTH & STYLE  MEN'S AND BOYS'  CRUISER JACKETS  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29-J  Sechelt  mm  RUBBER FOOTWEAR  For AH Feet and AH Needs  MEN'S AND BOYS'  Heavy Cleated, Laced Boots; 6 and 8 Inch Tops.  MEN'S, WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S  Rubber Boots: Heavy, Medium, tight  | "WOMEN'S AND GIRLS'  Fleece-Lined Boots,  Fancy Light-Weight Boots, White, Plaid Lined.  MEN'S, WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S  Rubbers and Overshoes,  MacLean's Shoes  Phone 111H Gibsons  Pender  Harbour  Notes  By Stan Bowdler  Saturday of the long Thanksgiving  Day  week-end    was     a  j busy day in the Harbour.  The  ! fishermen were all in and    all  the  store .floats    and    Gordon  Lyon's dock were crowded with  boats-  High up by the Carine Ridge  the big camp  of  the Highway  Construction Company was being made ready for dismantling  some of the buildings sold, and  others, along with the   mighty  machines that worked on    the  magnificent ten-mile stretch between Maderia and Jervis    Inlet, were being made ready for  the scows that will take them  to Vancouver this week.  Many who saw the improvements in Al Lloyd's Store for  the first time since the new addition was finished marvelled  at the changes that make it a  regular department store, even  to convenient check-out arrangements. Soon the upstairs  furniture and toy departments  will be open.  Bill Matier, one of the Harbour's institutions, hospitalized  temporarily, and not only Irvine's Landing but everyone in  the Harbour who has ever  come in contact with genial,  obliging Bill Matier wishes him  a speedy, recovery. The Wharf  at the Landing just isn't the  same without Bill.  One of the Harbour's popular fishermen, Eddie Reid; also,  hospitalized in St. Mary's.  Among the Thanksgiving  week-end visitors to the Harbour: Dick ;arid Betty Poole,  former residents of Sinclair  Bay, with their two little girls  and Fred andRoie Sheppard of  Vancouver.  This writer is not as yet taking any credit, but I have  heard .reports of a slight stirring among the athletically inclined people of Gibsons.  These sounds, although still  in their infancy, seem to mean  that the somewhat dormant  idea for a Pro-Rec Club and  an Athletic League may take  shape in the future, how far  in the future none of us can  even guess  civic basketballers will have to  practice on the ferry wharf  come basketball time. Such a  shame. It could be very cold.  The latest good turn of the  softball executive:' the " dance  next Saturday is partially to  recompense the wages lost by  injured players during the  league play..  This is the way- that I got it  anyway, and it sounds good to  me. The executive this year has  For a few measly dollars and   for the most part handled  the  the help of the hall committees  the young people would have a-  place to spend their evenings.  I have spoken, to some of the  older athletes and they have  consented to give up some of  their time in the event such a  club could be organized. If  some local organization  start the ball rolling I am  quite sure it would build into  a very worthy club, and a permanent feature of the community. .  I have heard rumors that the  business like professionals and  this is another feather in their  cap.  BOWLING NEWS  There are lots of screen stars  in Hollywood and there are a  few star bowlers in Sechelt.  For instance, Neal Hansen with  would I high single game of 208 got a  gold star, the second star bowler on his team. Dick Gray,  bowling for Timbers came up  with a 518 for high three games. Village Centre had high  single game with an even 800,  Roberts Creek  Mrs. Janet Matthews left  Thursday for a two week visit  with her daughter, Mrs. Sid  Roberts, and family, at" North  Bend, Oregon.  Roberts Creek Badminton  Club held its first games of the  season on the 5th in the Community Hall with sOme 14  members turning out. A larger  number is expected next Tuesday and each following Tuesday until Christmas. This congenial group welcomes visitors,  for games and for coffee served in the kitchen during the  evening, but they should be  warned that it is ..far cheaper to  join, for the season than to pay  the nightly charge.  Mrs. Edith Wilson left on  Saturday for Vancouver.     Her  Margaret Maclntyre and Jerry Jervis wish to  say  'Au revoir" to all their friends on the Peninsula, and  regret that owing to the pressure of last minute business they were unable to see aU, .of them personally.  home has been rented to Mr.  and Mrs. Taylor. Mr. Taylor is  a civil engineer, employed by  PGE.  Dr. Franklin A. White passed peacefully away at the Vancouver General Hospital on October 7 at the age of 83. He is  survived by his wife, son William H. and four grandchildren  of Vancouver and three brothers in Ontario. Retired from  practice because of poor health,  Dr. White and his family settled her�� more than 30 years  ago in the beach property  which they purchased from Mr.  J. Gilmani.  It is worth a drive to Elphinstone Beach to see what the  Forestry boys have been doing  there. Parking space has been  clearly defined with green  markers, groups of well-built  tables with benches attached.  A dozen ini all, they have  their own barbecue and refuse  pail, and signs of handsome design and workmanship are in  the necessary places. Truly an  attractive little park on the  water's edge and one to be  proud' of.  j and Crucil's high three    game  total, 2280.  Tuesday night Elsie Johnson  of tlie Sechelt Ladies League  was right up to form getting  high single game of 320 and  high three of 623. Phyllis Page  and her Pinups had high single  game total of 810 and Mary  Lamb's Door-Dies were high  with a three game total of 2345.  The Gibsons Mixed Five Pinners followed and the Wizz-  bangs sure had a big night- for  themselves, taking all honors,  Alf Winn having high single of  261, high three with 609. They  had high single game of 965  and high team total of 2564.  Thursday night Port Mellon's  Al Homenchuck had a good  night on the alleys, bowling a  high single of 289 and high  three cf 694. Lucky Strikes  had hi��h single game of 933,  and the Targets had high team  total of 2367. ;���  Following Port Mellon the  Peninsula Commercial Five  Pin League took over and as  the scores indicate were bowling at their, best. Matt Jaeger  had high single and got himself a star with 294. Don Caldwell had high three with a 724,  and Pen. Biag. Supply, high  single of 932 and high three  team total of 2637.  It was air Pin Heads Friday  night in the Sports Club Five  Pin League with Sam McKen-  zie's high single game and  high' three games ��� high single 264 and high three 639 with  a high single game of 1027 and  high three Of 2797 for the  team. '  The Ball and Chain on the 9  to 11 shift had Don Caldwell  fpr the men taking high single  of 241 and high, three of 699.  For the ladies.it was Eve Moscrip with high single of 251  and high three of 695. Polly's  Crackers had high single* game  of 995 and high three game  total of 2569.  If there are any boys and  girls who wish to join the Junior and Senior Bowling Lea-i.  gue they are asked to leave  their names at the alley.  Boys and girls of 14 years,  or over are wanted for pinset-  ters. Phone Sechelt ����� 92R or  leave your name at; the office.  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