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Array *\  Provincial  Library  Victoria,   B.   OB  SERVING THE GROWING SECHELT SUNSHINE COAST PENINSULA FROM SQUAMISH TO PENDER HARBOUR.  Published in Gibsons,  B.C.  Volume 8, Number 40.  Thursday, October 7th, 1954.  Eighth Year of Publication*  Alf Garry's home, at West  Sechelt, was totally destroyed  by fire om Sunday morning,  Oct. 3rd, following an explosion in an oil heater. Alf op-  erates the Peninsula Dairy,  which serves the area.  The fire siren was sounded  at 8:40 a.m., and the Sechelt  Volunteer Fire Brigade, Vasr on  the scene in fast time, but were  unable to save the house. So  rapid and so furious was the  fire, that young Irvin, at home  with his father, had one foot  burned getting out.  The firemen were able to  prevent the fire from spreading  to    the    outbuildings,    all     of  ; which, including the milk cool-  j ing plant, were saved. None of  the  neighboring    houses    were  burned. -  Mrs. Garry was in Vancouver  at the time, and arrived home  Sunday afternoon. Their small  daughter had been staying with  friends overnight, and had not  yet come home, so Alf and Irwin were alone at home.  It is reported that some insurance was carried on the  home. Meantime, plans are a-  foot to hold a benefit dance,  under the sponsorship of the  Sechelt Fire Brigade, at the  Roberts Creek Hall on Saturday,  October 9th.  AROUND GIBSONS  By Lois Buchanan  This is my first opportunity  to write about the local happenings in Gibsons, and to  bring you the news as it comes  my way. I will be glad to hear  from you, or you may leave  messages at the Ferry  Cafe.  Congratulations to Mr. and  JMfcs. Laurie Speck, who celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on Sept. 29. Here's  wishing you another 21 years  to celebrate, though Laurie did  say it felt like 50.  May we also, congratulate  Mary arid Fred Stenner on tlie  birth  of their new   son.    This  $rli^ik__f?^  '^���t^mi*  Sechelt PTA has decided   to  Jttold its;'meetings on the second  Wednesday of each month,    to,  make itymore convenient for a,  larger niimber of the members  to attend.  At the    last    meeting,    with  Mrs. Smith in the chair,    Mr.  Mike   Jackson      was     elected  treasurer, and Mrs.    D.    Caldwell membership convener.  Class awards are instituted,  with a ixiorithly prize to be  awarded', to that class having  most parents at the PTA meeting.. I.--;"-  T_ie installation of officers  will be held at the next meeting  on October 13  Mrs. G. A. Binns of the Provincial Board, North Vancouver, will give an address on  "PTA Policy.'' A car pool has  been arranged for those wishing to attend, and, those wishing transportation are invited  to phone Mrs. B. Sim, at Selma  Park, 75K.  Mr. Russell, the new school  principal, was introduced by  Mrs. Smith, and he in turn introduced his new staff, Mrs.  Drost, Mrs. MacMillan and  Mrs. Thomson. Mrs. Vesey was  unable to attend.  Credit Union Second  Workshop Series  The second annual series of  Credit Union Workshops, sponsored by the University of British Columbia department of  Extension, the B.C. Credit Union League and the Vancouver  Chapter of Credit Unions, has  been scheduled for October.  The Vancouver workshop  was ��� held Oct. 2 at the Public  Library. Others have been set  for Mt. Lemon, Oct. 9; Victoria  on Oct. 16; Nanaimo, Oct. 17;  Vernon, Oct. 23 and Penticton,  AOct. 24.  Further information concerning the workshops may be obtained from the B.C. Credit  Union League,  FAirmont  2427.  makes two sons and two daughters for the Stenners. How  many cigars    did    Fred    hand  out?  -. ^  Valerie Malmas (Speck) and  her infant daughter Carol Anne  will be leaving as soon as Don  can find accommodation for  them in Karnloops, where he  has been transferred.  This is a 'little out of my  territory, but it is a . bright  note. Georgie Hosland has made  such good recovery from his  serious accident that he is expected home from hospital this  week, according to his family  in Port Mellon.  Mrs. Billie Smith, one of our  local hairdressers, has been so  il\ recently as to require the  services of a registered nurse.  'Jt/.jjsv.^ will   "sboxi  ��� Gibsons peSple express their  sincere sympathy for Mrs.  Florence Brown, in the death  of her husband Milt on Sunday  morning .He is one of Gibsons'  well known and respected citizens, much liked by us all.  Another anniversary was  celebrated, the sixteenth, this  week by Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Bailey. Congratulations, Daisy  and'Frank.  The Badminton Club gets  underway this <��� week for the  season. This is a favorite past-  time with many Gibsonites.  The Club will be under the  leadership of Harry Stutsberry  this year. A good, season's participation is looked for, and a  lot of enjoyment.  This year's World Series is  over, a big disappointment to  many. There will be at least  four Giant boosters in Gibsons  for a long time.  FIRE  NEED HELP  Contributions are being  accepted by the Sechelt  Fire Brigade of clothing,  bedding or furniture for  the Garry family, whose  home was destroyed by  fire Sunday.  Two, high school age  daughters and a son of  about fourteen are urgently in need of clothing.  There is to be a shower  at Mrs. Duncan's, the Sechelt Inn, on ," Friday for  the  family, .'  A benefit dance will be  held for the Garrys at Roberts Creek Community  Hall on Saturday, Oct. 9,  sponsored by the Sechelt  Volunteer Fire Brigade.  Mr.  and Mrs. George    Frith Through,    the     first       difficult  Police Court  In Magistrate Johnston's  Court this past week, William  Johnson, Indian of Sechelt, was  charged with having liquor in  his possession, to wit, a part  bottle of rye. This he explained  he had bought from a white  man whom he had never seen  before, and who had met him.  outside the Post Office and  asked him if he wanted.to buy  it. Williani paid eight dollars  for his bottle, and the court assessed him fifteen dollars fine,  and costs.  Alfred Ness and Roy Doyle,  both of Halfmoon Bay, were  found guilty of an infringement of the Game Act, in having two loaded rifles in their  vehicle. This cost them each a  fine of $25 and costs.  William Casparie of Powell  River, for speeding at Selma  Park, was fined ten dollars and  costs.  !      RATEPAYERS'   MEETING  i  ���  j     Gibsons  and    District    Rate-  . payers Association    is    holding  : its meeting tonight in the United Church Hall at 8:00 p.m.  SHOOT PRIZES  Sechelt Peninsula Rod and  Gun Club Turkey Shoot attracted sportsmen and . sportswomen from. Pender Harbour  down to Port Mellon on Sunday. The day was fine and the.  gravel pit just east of Sechelt  made a sheltered spot for the  event.  Twenty-six turkeys were won  during the afternoon, and the  lucky winners were: Bull's  Eye Target, Charlie Stewart of  Selma Park, and Alex Lamb-of  Sechelt, each winning twice  on the shoots in this event. A  turkey each went to Jack Fisher, Selma Park, Roy Nigren,  Wilson Creek, and Bill Scott of  Sechelt.  .   ���:/���>:���,��� yyy:y.y  :,Lucky; dumbery ^Target :.<S#&*  den-^^^^orejt^vb^il^^o^  Port Mellon^ C. Kline* Gibsons, J. Fox, Del Blanch,    and  F. J. Mills, all of Sechelt. .-*  Marksman Target (any style):  G, Wigard, and F. Yates,   both  of Selma Park.  Six Dice Roll r��� High Score:  Mr. O. K. Engen of Sechelt,  who was probably the oldest  competitor at the Turkey Shoot.  Four of the women won. a turkey each in. this event. Mrs.  Oscar Johnson, Mrs. Clara Nygren, Mrs. Joyce Stewart, and  Mrs. Marg. Williams. .  Other winners were J. Parker, L. Fox, Norm Taylor,  Chuck Bianchard, all of Sechelt. Dick,.. ...Grayi.,,. Wilson  Creek, Chris Caldwell of Selma Park, and G. Warburton.  Winners were given a slip  for their turkeys and can pick  them up  when convenient.  were guests of the Blackball  employee,: at a gathering  aboard the M.V. Bainbridge  Sunday, when three boat crews  gathered to make a presentation, in appreciation of their-  pleasant business ^association.  George Frith, has been local  traff|c manager with the Blackball Ferries since they started  operations here, and has    now  resigned. He, with Gordon Ballentine, first envisaged a ferry  between Horseshoe Bay and  Vancouver, to replace the ponderous Union Steamship service, then in operation. They  actually put into operation the  first passenger    ferry    service.  E PHONE  FOR FIRES  y- The manual -Fire Siren  Switch at the Shell Oil Station has been disconnected  and all fixe calls will now  be placed through the telephone office. Just call your  y operator, and tell her  v where the fire is. and if  possible, what kind. If the  Inhalator Squad is required, state that.  Since the 24-hour system  has been put into effect in  -Cihe telephone service,    the  yy^e^.^er^ iswitcA/y ���  '/���������; has passed. Should you not  have    a    telephone    your  neighbor has. or a call may  be made direct from    the  Phone Office.  GENERAL  TO SPEAK  A Civil Defence meeting will  be held in the Anglican Parish  Hall on Thursday, October 7th  at 8 p.m., when Major General  C. R. Stein, C. D. Co-ordinator  for British Columbia will speak  on civil defence and / answer  questions. Films will be shown.  b^ Scouts  Under the leadership ot Ted  Farewell, the 1st Troop, Wilson Creek Boy Scouts are collecting toys for repair and repainting, to be given away at  Christmas Jtirae..JiT  They will be pleased to accept donations ���� broker^ damaged, or unused toys for this  purpose, and ask anyone with  toys no longer used about the  house to leave tliena at Penirtt-  sula Building Supply in Sechelt, Vic's Trading Post at  Wilson Creek, or at Anderson  Motors, Roberts- Creek.  The Scouts will remake, repair and redecorate these toys,  and turm them out to please  some youngster whose Christmas Stocking might otherwise  be rather .thin' this year. All  they ask is that something now  no longer played with be made  available for this purpose.  years, they operated small  launches, then the "Machi-  gonne," and then sold their  franchise to the Blackball Ferry line, with whom George has  held his position since.  Captains Rabey, Thomas,  Bunyan, Hardy and Stutchbury,  and the three ferry crews, with  Ole Elmholt from the catering  staff, and Lock Knowles and  William Sutherland of the Gibsons Boai'd of Trade, Reg and  Mrs. Godfrey, Mrs. Stutchbury,  Harry Reichelt and Gordon  Ballentine made up the party.  Capt. Thomas made the presentation, on behalf of the employees, of a handsome desk  set to George Frith, and a lovely  bouquet to   Mrs.  Frith.  Mr. and Mrs. Frith are planning to take a month's vacation  before  making plans    for    the  future. With the resignation    of .  Mr. Frith, the local area���   loses |  its last direct contact .with  the !  management  of Blackball   Fer- j  ries. j  He will be succeeded by Cap-  Roberts, general superintendent, who made an official trip  with the "Bainbridge" on Tuesday morning this week.  After the ferry docked at  Gibsons, George and Mrs.  Frith were guests of the. Gibsons and District Board of  Trade at a tea in the Mariner  Cafe.  In acknowledgement of the  work of Mr. Frith in establishing the first passenger ferry  from. Gibsons, and in apprecia-  tioh-~of his services to the community then, and since as manager, fbr the Blackball Ferries,  the Ijoard prese^tea" ::;_j_fify? with"  a scroll to that effect,"arid for  Mrs. Frith a beautiful bouquet.  Present at the tea were Mr.  and Mrs. Reg Godfrey, Gordon  Ballentine, Harry Reichelt, Ole  Elmholt, Lock Knowles, and  the Board's president, William  Sutherland and Mrs. Sutherland.  Following a period of six:  weeks' illness in hospital a��  Vancouver, and several weeks-"'  periodic ill health at home  since May, Milton Wason Hop-  still Brown died in Vancouver-  General Hospital on Sunday  morning, Oct. 3, at 4:30 a.m. at  the age of 54.        '  He leaves his wife Florence-  two sons, Ronald and Walter,,  aged . sixteen and twelve yearsv  and his father, Milton Weslejr  Brown, aged ninety, of Hopkins  Landing.  Milt came to Vancouver witb_  his parents in 1910, and to Hcp.-  kins Landing in 1932. He was  married to Florence Chamber-  lin of Gibsons Sept. 26,  1934,  He was occupied as a fisherman, worked on the highway  crews, and at the Burns acd  Jackson Logging operations at  Wilson Creek. On the retirement of Mr. Claye Chambezl&ra  as graderman, Milt took oce_-  the grader work, at which he  was still employed at the tuxse  of hi�� illness.  Since his illness, Mrs. Browia  has moved to a small home ��$��-  posite that of her sister, Irene--.  Mrs* R. Hunter, where she wif��  live for the ��� next seveara3L  months.  Funeral services will, be Jxe��&  on Wednesday at the Burnafej?  Funeral Directors, at 3:00 p.m>���  with burial in .the Forest Law_a  Cemetery.  ': ���       .1,1  FIREMEN  j,  Campaign  for Blind  You-��annot give sight back  to those who have lost it. But  you can help them to overcome the handicap of blindness.  Every day the Canadian National Institute for the Blind gives  some sightless person a helping hand on the way to independence. Through services  like home teaching, library service, employment and placement, social service and many  others, it helps blind men and  women to overcome the ' obstacles in their path. You play a  vital part in. this work when  you provide some of the money  needed to pay for these services. Give as much as you can  to the volunteer from the local  CNIB branch. The campaign  will, open  in   mid-October.  The Sechelt Fire Brigade    vs.  indebted to the Roberts    Creek  Community Hall Board, for if��  very generous  gesture in relitjL-  quishing its dance date, Oct.. SJ.  so that the Benefit Dancer  ih>  aid of    Mr.    and    Mrs.    Garry/  might be held that night.    Mr;,  Fred Mills states that they acted without hesitation whem approached for the    use    _��f   tfte-  hall that night, so that the benefit dance might   be    held    as.  soon as possible.  The dance is sponsored! by;  the Sechelt Volunteer Firemen^  to help Mr. and Mrs. Garry-  who lost literally everything  in the fire, including the  week's collection: from the;  milk deliveries.  Fred would like it knawzg  that any donations towarcfe  this end will be accepted! Sbvr  the Garrys by the Secheltt ^TalL-  unteer Fire Brigade, anc_ that  they will greatly appreciate  any co-operation the community may find it possible to giVe:.  TO MEET CLIENTS,  C. A. I. Fripp, barrister  and  solicitor,  will    attend    at    the  office of John Coleridge Realty  at Gibsons, for the convenience  of his clients on Saturday, Ot_~  tober 16, from  10    a.m.    to    4  P-m.  FASHION SHOW AT SECHELT  The Ladies Aid to Sechelt  Legion Branch No. 140 sponsored a Fall Fashion Show in  the Legion Hall, Sechelt, Thursday, Sept. 30. Mrs. Frank Lyons, of the Toggery, Sechelt,  provided the dresses and models. The stage was decorated  with flowers and foliage to  make the background for the  fashions.  Mrs. Dick Klein, commentator, wore a black velvet sheath  with overdress of black net  and lace, with diamante accessories. Mrs. Eve Moscrip, assisted' by Miss Myrtle Braun, did.  the Beauty Counselor make-up  for the models. Mrs. B. Park,  and  Mrs.  Betty  Reid  were the  dressers. Mrs-. Gladys Batchelor  did the hair styling:.  Afternoon dresses of crepe,  featuring the siim pencil line,  and the bouffant taffeta skirt  with crinoline were shown.  One of the eye faking dresses  was white taffeta witb black  flock velvet design-, and black  net crinoline, and was shownj  to advantage by a blonde model.  Teen age models wore the  favorite for casual wear, English gabardine or pencil worsted skirts, pencil slim with back  kick pleats, or all round pleating, and the ever popular twin  sweater sefs. Tiny cap .-leeves  are featured on the sv,eaters  for the younger set. Th^ older  models wore similar skirts and  white orlon, or nylon short  sleeve blouses, or the long  sleeve  with  french   cuffs.  One attractive skirt was all  round pleat in cocoa brown and  fawn stripe with turquoise blue  stripe* showing in the pleat as  the model walked. A TV coat  in glazed black cotton with  coin spots in colors- took the  eyes of the spectators, as it  was just the thing for stay-at-  home  comfort. ��  Highlight of the show was  the showing of fur coats and  jackets specially brought to  Sechelt by Mr. Zablensy of  Avenue Furs, Vancouver. These  featured the adjustable cocktail sleeve, or huge deep cuffs  to   give a  luxurious  effect    to  the coat. Included in the collection, were Alaska Seal, Hudson Seal, Persian Lamb, Russian brown squirrel, Canadian?  squirrel, Grey Chinese kid, and*  Grey squirrel.  Models were Mrs. J. S'tew^-  art. Betty Lumsden. Margaret1.  Ay ton, Gladys Clarke, Shiriey-  Lidster, Mrs. George Batchelor,.  and Mrs. Wm. Anderson;. The^  teen age models were Georgiha*  Kerr, Frances Gilberfsom Diana*"  Parson, Darlene Laycoeie;. Moan . Chambers. Gloria: Rblfe;,  Wer.ry Smith, A vernal!. I.ucken~  and  Marge   Brackley---  Mrs. C. Lucken, pi'esicient of!  the Ladies' Aid, tnaiilced all  those who had taken part in*  the sbr.v. R^fresfrmortsr were  served. ������.^���w..��T.~���~~--.-~w,  The Coast News      Thursday, October 7th, 1954.  &  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  every Thursday at Gibsons, B.C.  Member  B.  C.   Div.,   Canadian  Weekly  Newspapers  Association  Member B.C. V/eekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  FRED CRUICE. Publisher  DO WORTMAN. Editor  Box 128. Gibsons,  British Columbia  Phone Gibsons 45 W  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 5c per copy  nnecess  THE HALKETT BULL  By L.S.J.     ���*  Taurus was born at Halkett  Bay. Somebody had made a  start in that part of Gambier  Island with the proverbial cow,  pig, and chickens, and had, as  usually was the case in these  'days,- not made a go of it. In  so" doing they had incurred a  feed bill with some feed company in town which was se- j  cured by a very dubious bill of  sale. -When we entered the arena the feed bill was a dim  memory and the feedmen had  written it off.  In the meantime the*,cow had  }a calf and the farmer had, left  ! look people up even if you did  not know them very well.  They were interested in local  happenings and this was the  only, means of finding out  things.  A few days later the weather  being suitable we gathered up  some tools and rigging and got  away to ah'early start for Halkett Bay. For our purpose we  had selected an old log landing  with a large maple growing on  it for the final act, handy to  the beach. My partner had gone  back in the ^woods to round up  Taurus and company and bring  them down. to-., the landing  where the offices, required at  these functions could    be    car-,  dressed an animal in the water and naturally there were  some difficulties but it was a  good experience. We made  ourselves more comfortable  with the aid of a good beach  fire and after getting dry we  made a leisurely departure towards home. Taurus made a  fine carcass of beef when we  took it away next day.  Forests  Need- Harvesting  The volume of wood in a ma-^  ture forest does    not    increase.  Proper    cutting    permits    new  growth and  a    perpetual    harvest.  Vandalism is an ugly word. It is ugly because of the  meaning associated with it. The word is derived from a race  of people who lived centuries ago. They were known as Vandals, a Teutonic race on the southern shore of the Baltic  who early in the Fifth century ravaged Gaul and overran.  Spain and Northern Africa, also pillaged Rome and despoiled it of its treasures and civilization.  It appears somewhat anachronistic that after having  developed our civilization to the point where we are spend:  ing more money on educational facilities than ever before,  that the word should raise its ugly head ��� even in a delightful place like Gibsons.  The people of Gibsons are not less educated than the  people of Vancouver or any large centre one cares to mention. Vandalism raises its head in those places too.  It could be that the type of education received by the  younger generation over the last 20 or so years has not contained enough emphasis on respect ��� respect for things  and people. But this is by no means the answer to the problem of vandalism because all vandals1 are not necessarily  young people. There must be some latent trait within some  which makes them want to smash a bottle because it is lying  on the ground, complete in itself or smash a pane of glass  because it is the only one. left.  The letter in the last issue of The Coast News from  Robert Burns, the municipal clerk, outlined the experience  of the Kinsmen Club in striving to do good for the community. The club installed toilet facilities on the Gower  Point road playground, a commendable objective, naturally.  In the eyes of some wits, wags or despoilers it meant a  field day in the art of vandalism..  What have these individuals gained by their act or  acts. Have-they encouraged any other club or body of. individuals in helping make Gibsons a better place in which to  live? Have they done themselves more harm than good by  forcibly drawing to the attention of those who want to improve things that they are just wasting their efforts?  It is about time the individuals who created such!with some fair arable land  damage at the playground, took stock of their altitude to- I around it, and it often attracted  wards life in general. If we were all to. debase ourselves to  point where we became vandals in a general way, who  would scream the loudest? Naturally it would be the individuals who thought it smart to damage those playground  facilities.  and the years  rolled    by    and | rje(j  out. The usual method   of  the calf was a bull. Taurus.jiad j shooting, like most of the hunt-  matured to a sizeable beef by  this time and as is the nature of  these bovines, had acquired  ���some nasty and vicious habits.  He regarded the shoreline v: of  Halkett as his own particular  bailiwick and was prepared, to  assert his rights by force of  horns. The rare visitors to the  Bay were often peremptorially  put to flight or treed on a  stump. This  eventually led    to  complaints  to  the  authorities.  *    *    *  The ownership trail was very  dim but eventually led to the  feed company which looked up  the files and sadly admitted  that they guessed they- were  the owners of Taurus, by this  time an extremely handsome;  crossbred Holstein bull. The  problem was for them to find  ways and means out of the dilemma. In one sense they were  lucky in the fact that cattle  were in strong demand and if  they, could find someone willing to bring Taurus to heel as  beef there might be even some  profit in it, or at least a liquidation of debt and a removal of  a source of annoyance.  I had some stature at that  time as the sort of person who  could take care of these things  and I received a letter from  the owners about their problem. We got in touch with a  third party for the sale of ythe  carcass and we agreed to attend to the matter. Now H^-  kett Bay is a natural    harbour  BUS TRANSPORTATION  Editor:  In your issue of September  23, Mr. F. D. Pratt, a director  of Sechelt Motor Transport,  Ltd., among other things suggested to me that it is improper  to make public information concerning the appeal" regarding  the bus liciiise recently issued  to Powell River  Stages Ltd.  Mr. Editor, the hearing in  the Board Room of the Motor  '- Carrier Branch was public.  The information, brought out at  the -hearing is public, and  there is no reason why the  public should not be made  aware of any infomation pertaining to the appeal which  was launched by Sechelt Motor  Transport Ltd.  Powell River Stages Ltd.,  made no mention of this issue  in your paper until the president of the Sechelt company  made a public appeal through  your columns, asking your local citizens to write to the cabinet in support of their appeal.  Are we to understand that it  is proper for* the Sechelt firm  to do these .things, but improper for the Powell River firm  to make a reply? How can any  group make proper representations to the cabinet without  full knowledge of the issue at  hand?  The Sechelt Motor Transport  Ltd.  charges in its appeal that  See Page 7  For Real Car Buys  the Powell River firm is not  qualified to operate the through  service. It also charges that it  lacks equipment. If the Sechelt  Motor "transport Ltd. is so  j well-equipped, and if it posses  such . superior knowledge in  the operation of public transportation, then" why is that  vaunted equipment not used to  give the pe.ople- in that distri-  the kind of service they want?  Why blame an outside firm for  their poor service \ while their  equipment, gathers' dust? Isn't  it just a. little ridiculous?  At the public hearing on the  29th of June, the president of  Sechelt Motor Tahsport volunteered to c'ocoperate with Powell River Stages Ltd. if the  latter was successful ini its application. After the application  was approved, this company  made several sincere attempts  to co-operate'with the" Sechelt  firm through their territory but  the president of the Sechelt  firm evidently changed his  mind and decided instead to  fight it out. This course left us  no other way than to , defend  ourselves. Force begets force.  By supporting the.appeal of  Sechelt Transport Ltd. without  full knowledge of all circumstances involved, some organizations may ^e placed in an  embarrassing position.  I suggest that anyone wishing to obtain full data on the  subject should , purchase the  ���transcript of the public hearing  which took place on June 29.  It was from this information  that the Public Utilities Commission made the decision to  approve  our application.  E.  McBurnie.  the squatter type who would  shack up there to pick up a  few logs, trap and fish, and  then move on. The time of our  visit there was no one there  and we made a day of it looking over the country and visiting the Weigands and the Hjor-  thoys, both long time settlers  in those parts. It was  more or  ing stories say, by a well directed shot, is humane, and as  a rule quite simple and efficient. In view of the bull's nature I had figured if anything  untoward happened I could  play ring around rosy with the  maple in between us till a  more favorable opportunity  presented itself.  What actually happened was  that I stood to one side and I  don't think he saw me, and as  ���he came to where I figured  would be about right I was  very particular to take careful  aim and. fire. To my utter consternation instead of collapsing  he reared in the air and made  a half turn and plunged down  the old roll way a distance of  50 feet and fell into four feet  of water. On top of this he  turned seaward and with a  strong stroke   starred    off    for  Vancouver.  *     *    *  We were now in a fine fix  and fast action was needed,  and no time was lost in launching the skiff to head him back  to the beach. We took the gun  and gradually overhauled him,  and had no trouble turning him.  back. .1 don't know what  would have happened if we  had had to shoot him in the  water. He might have sunk.  Our tactic so far was successful but we had to be on the  beach ahead of him as a reception committee. Anyhow this  was done and this time we  made a job of it. We now had  to tow him in the water until  we got to somewhere where  there was something overhead  that we cotild use to hoist him  up. We were in the water up  to our middles and while the  body was in the' water we  could move it around some.  We eventually made it to a  small cedar that would have to  do,   and from  there  on  it  was  L  Sunshine   Coa^t.   T   -��������'  NO.   76   I.O.O.F.  MEETS     LEGION    HALL  Gibsons, 2nd & 4th Friday  SEAVIEW  LUMBER  Lumber  Roofings  Paints  BUILDERS'    HARDWARE  and SUPPLIES  Phone Gibsons 92 R  At the Sign of the Home  four share  You.can obtain the advantages  of investment in over 100 widely  diversified, carefully selected securities. See your Investors  Syndicate representative for full  details.  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  Room 313 Pemberton Bldg.  Phone MA 5283  Vancouver, B.C.  /  MANAGED A NO  DISTRIBUTED BY  INVESTORS SYNDICATE  OT CANADA LIMITED  Syndicate  Are You  BUILDING?  We   can  supply  Men  and  Material  for any Job.  CARPENTERS  PLUMBERS  ELECTRICIANS  PAINTERS  SECHELT  Building Supplies  ��� Phone Sechelt 60 K ���  less customary in those days to fairly good going.  I haC  never  PENINSULA DANCE GROUP  CLASSES ARE HELD AS FOLLOWS:  Port Mellon ��� Oct. 4th Sechelt.��� Oct. 6th  Gibsons ��� Oct.. 8th  Final registrations Must Be Received By These Dates:  Port Mellon ��� Oct. 11th Sechelt ��� Oct. 13th,  Gibsons ��� Oct. 15th ;  Mrs.   G.C  Orcharde,  R.R. 1,Gibsons, B.C. Phone 22 C  Among the satisfactions of a Bank Account ��� ��� ���  It's reassuring to watch savings grow . . .to  have your bank book record your progress.  m  Jt*s a comforting feeling to have cash on  hand for opportunities, emergencies.  Multiply by 9,200,000 deposit accounts  the satisfactions you enjoy from your  bank account. The grand total of comfort,  security and peace of mind shows, better  than a dollar total, the essential value of a;  bank account. More deposit accounts than  there are adult Canadians, with new accounts  opening every day, reflects the confidence-  of the nation in the chartered banks.  THE BANKS SCRYING YOUR COMMUNITY Thursday, October 7th, 1954.  The  Coast News  Taboos on TV  Taboos are the bane of TV  script -writers. They have a  hands down policy on many,  many things around the media  world. For instance, it's okey  for Annie Oakley to shoot cigarettes from a varmint's mouth  or neck of his whiskey bottle,  but she can't v kill anything.  The Lone Ranger can do anything ��� but drink, smoke, kiss  a lady, speak slang or kill a  person. They've even got a  ruling against his kissing his  hoss:  What next?  1240  Husbands! Wives!  Want new Pep and Vim?  Thousands of couples are weak, worn-out, exhausted solely because body lacks iron. For new  Vim, vitality, try Ostrex Tonic Tablets. Supplies  iron you, too, may need for pep; supplementary doses Vitamin ]5j. Introductory or "set--  acquainted" size only G0(2. At all druggists.  Students Hear  U President  University of British Columbia President Norman A. M.  MacKenzie told an assembled  student body that he hoped  they would achieve "wisdom  and tolerance, and the other  qualities which are the hallmark of the educated man and  woman."  The University Auditorium  was filled for the President's  address which marked the formal opening of the University  year.  In outlining his theme, "freedom" Dr. MacKenzie said: "one  of the tests of freedom and of  our belief in it is our willingness to allow others to do, say  and write things that we dislike, and even hate ��� and protect them in the exercise of  these activities . . . belive me,  that is not easy to do."  Dr. MacKenzie told his audience that the University assumed, with some limitations,  that each student was responsible for his own life, behavior  and activities.  *���>'        AOy&pAASA'  END OF SEASON  BARGAINS?  In Better  Sports Fishing Tackle  from the Famous "MITCHELL" and "CENTAURE'  SPINNING REELS and RODS, down.  Everything at Real Savings  from 25% to 10% OFF  Knowl��S<^+  ^-HARDWARE-  Phone 33  LTD.  Gibsons, B.C.  As an independent business man, j  your insurance agent" can offer you j  "tailored" insurance.  Because he is not limited to any one !  company, he can select the policies |  and companies that best suit your j  requirements,  adapting each policy i  ,to your particular needs.  After you buy insurance, the work of  the insurance agent or broker has just  begun. He offers his years of training  and experience to you the year 'round  for your continued protection.  THE INSURANCE AGENTS'  ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Look for this symbol  before you  buy fire,  auto  or general,  insurance.  You can cash a cheque or  bank your money vyithout leaving the seat of your car at the  curb-teller which the Bank of  Montreal  has  installed   as  part  of its newly opened main, office  at London, Ont. It saves endless time and trouble looking  for a parking space and queuing up inside the bank, and  most transactions are completed in less than a minute. The  first curb-service banking unit  in Canada, this new installation)  was designed by the bank's  chief architect in collaboration  with the manufacturers,  and is  the only one of its kind in the  world. Picture shows London's  mayor Allan Rush, an old customer of the bank, who cut the  ribbon signalizing the opening  of "Canada's most modern  banking office," making the  first deposit in the new bank.  Serving him at the teller's window is Gordon Ball, B of M  president, who 30 years before  was teller-accountant at the  little Ailsa Craig branch, 17  miles from London. Standing  by the curb-teller are broadcaster Ward Cornell and B.C.  Gardner, chairman of the  bank's board of directors.  The death toll in the tragic  accident at Point *Aux Carriers  in Quebec, when 12 children  were drowned might have been  even worse had it not been for  Sea Scout David Tagieff, 12. yr.  old member of the Montreal  West End Sea Scout Troop who j  rescued two children from  drowning.  MEMBERS of the 1st Lively,  Ontario, Wolf Cub Pack near  Sudbury, collected more than  3,000 books for distribution by  the Canadian Legion Educational Services to armed forces  canteens and rest centres.  *    *    #  TWENTY-TWO members of  the 10th Lethbridge, Alberta,  Boy Scout Troop travelled  2861 miles during the summer  to see what the Yukon looked  like. They travelled as far as  Watson Lake, 647 miles north  of Dawson Creek. Camping out  and cooking their own meals  on the way, they enjoyed such  thrills as panning for gold and  riding an RCAF crash boat. At  one stage the  motor    of    their  bus just died, and a new one  had to be flown in from Edmonton.  * *    *  IN an effort to improve the  reading habits of Canada's Wolf  Cubs the Canadian General  Council of the Boy Scouts Association has approved of the  addition of Cub tests in reading  to the regular progamme. They  will be required to read their  own selection of a number of  books  recommended    by    their  Cubmaster   or   Librarian.  * *    -  WHEN the India contingent  to the Eighth World Jamboree  ?.ails for Canada next year, they  will not see their homeland for  another five months. They are  coming to the huge international gathering at Niagaa-in-the-  Lake, by way of Italy, Austria,  Germany, Switzerland, France,  England and the United States,  and on their return journey  will visit Japan   and   China.  *  See Paee 7  For Real Car Buys  Peninsula Motors  Sechelt Couple Return  Home After Long Trip  ALLAN & BARTER  IMPERIAL   OIL   LIftftlTID  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.  Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mayne of  Sechelt left home early in April, for a leisurely trip, through  the Panama and to Europe.  Twenty-three thousand miles'  and twenty countries later,  they are back again. After experiencing the worst summer  Europe has had in over eighty  years, Canada, Sechelt, and  home  look wonderful.  Aboard the Furness liner  "Pacific Unity," the Maynes  sailed from Vancouver on April  10, their first stops being New  Westminster, Woodfibre and  Nanaimo for lumber. At Port  Angeles, pulp was added and  them all down the west coast  ports produce was taken on  board, from cotton at Portland  to raisins and fruits, and 60,000  cases of oranges at Los Angeles for Rotterdam. Cargo was  bound for London, Holland and  Belguim. Stops were made at  various American and Mexican  ports as well as Central Ameri-  can places.  Wherever there was a stop of  a few hours or more all the passengers went ashore to see the  towns. They noted with surprise the armed American policemen in some of these ports.  The Panama Canal was found  intensely interesting particularly the method of moving the  ships from lock to lock with  small tractors known as iron  mules.  On the way across the Atlanr  tic the ship stopped at the Azores and the next port was Antwerp, Belguim. In the three  days in Belgium, the Maynes  visited the old battlefields,  which have been preserved as  a World War 1 memorial.  Three days in Holland proved delightful. They found the  country so clean and prosperous  looking in comparison with  Belgium.  London, England, was the  next stop, and after seven  weeks, Mr. and Mrs. Mayne  were pleased to be ashore, despite the rains.  In England, everyone seems  to be working and prosperous,  but they do speak of the heavy  taxes. Mr. and Mrs. Mayne enjoyed their visits ito various  parts of England, and particularly Liverpool, their home  towrti. They were shocked at  the still remaining evidences of  damage from the last war, but  seemed impressed by the recovery of much of the country.  Scotland and Ireland too  were visited."  At   every possilble    moment  and place, Jack took pictures  of the countries visited, but  the rains made results uncertain.  On the return trip, they  broke their journey at Montreal for a short side trip to  New York, and thence home  across the continent.  Both look wonderfully refreshed after their holiday, but  are glad to be back home.  V."' Going "to-x^&i  NANAIMO?  BLACKBALL  LEAVE HORSESHOE BAY  Daily: 8 a.m., 12 n., 4 p.m., 8 p.m., 12 m.  Free connecting bus service from downtown Vancouver City to  Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver  IN BRITISH COLUMBIA'S JUNIOR & SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS  PRIZES!  ESSAY CONTEST.  MR  MLL  I^MRMAfiON SM^ COUPON  T0OAY!  Canadian Pufp & Paper Association (Western Division)  Room 402, 550 Burrard St., Vancouver 1, B.C.  Please send me full information about the contest and prizes.  I  lame.  i   Address.  I  i, ..  Cor!est ���l��s@s M-diftSah*, ff ��veKiibeF 3��fh, 1954  1-54  This advertisement is no.t    ublished or disployed by the liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  twmAtmm The  Coast  News    Thursday, October 7th, 1954.  Babies born today can, expect  t~c live longer than babies born  20 years ago, but the increase  5a life expectancy has been far  greater for girls than for boys.  M. new Canadian life table published by the Ottawa Bureau  <af Statistics shows that 8 3-4  drears have been added tp the  expected life span for females  since 1931, but only 6 1-3 years  ifor males.  Z-ife expectancy at birth had  reached 66.3 years for boys  snd. 70.8 years for girls by  2951. This is a gain for males  ��f 3.3 years since 1941 as com  pared with a gain of 4.5 years  for females. In 1931 the life  expectancy for females was  slightly over 2 years more than  for males. By 1941 the margin  had risen to 3.3 years, and by  1951 to 4.5 years.  Canada's life expectancy  rates are among the highest in  the world, and quite similar to  those of other countries with  highly developed public health  systems. The sex differential in  Canada is also about the same  as in these other high-ranking  countries. The table at left  compares the latest available  life expectancy  rates on males  Qct. 8 ��� Parish Hall, 8 p.m.  meeting  of Gibsons Credit Un-  ���   5on..  Oct. 9 ��� Roberts Creek,  Mall Board Dance. Rhythm  3?als.'  QCt_ 12 ��� Roberts Creek  3uegiom Hall, 8 p.m. meeting of  jEBsFtserts Creek Improvement  J_sso_uation. All welcome.  Oct 14 ��� Gibsons United  CfeBTch Hall, 10 a.m, to 5 p,m,  St. Mary's Altar Society Rum-  image Sale.  Ocl, 14 ��� Gibsons, WI  "Whist. Mrs. Gosdens, all wel-  esme.  Oct. 15 ��� Roberts Creek  Xegioi. Hall. VON Bridge at  3 _5_as__  Oct. 19 ��� Selma Park: busi-  saess meeting of the Commun-  3��y Centre,  8 p.m.  Oct. 19 ��� Gibsons. WI meet-  f&ig at .Mrs. Haley's. Members  are reminded to turn in bazaar  <aro___: and shower gifts.  GteL 2B ��� St. Bartholomew's  W.__- annual turkey supper.  -��-4. 21 ��� Gibsons United  dsssrch. Hall, Chrysant_*>mum  "_Sg__�� Gabson-s Headlands VON'.  Cteft. 23 ��� Gibsons: Mer-  e&ao-ts5 Softball Dance, School  2&__t, ISbOJO p.m. Everyone wel-  <K0j__ie<  ��_-c�� 35 ��� Wilson Creek - St.  JUBate United Church W.A.  ��i-2_i_3r, 2:30 p.m., Wilson. Creek  Cfe3__K__un_ty Hall.  ���*e_. 27 ��� Sechelt Legion  -Sail* 7:30 p.m., annual meeting; of Boy Scouts Association;  _pECK?__ic3al Commissioner Col.  C_ T> Batten guest speaker. All  Satterested urged to attend.  Oct. 27 ��� Canadian Legion  Ladies Auxiliary will hold a  bazaar featuring the sale, of  home cooking, fancy work and  a white elephant stall.  Nov. 2 ��� Gibsons United  Church Hall, 10 a.m. Rummage  sale by Headlands Auxiliary  VON.'  Nov. -5 ��� Selma Park, Community Centre Fall tea and  bazaar, 2:00 p.m. Selma Park  Hall.  Nov. 5 ��� St. Bartholomew's  annual 'bazaar.  Nov. 8 ��� Wilson Creek,  Community Hall, bazaar, by  Ladies Auxiliary Wilson Creek  Community Club.  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 ��� unusually nice beach location; 163 ft.  waterfrontage; 1.47 acres land:  city water, lights, phone; comfortable 4-room home; 3-piece  bath; magnificent view; secluded ��� natural setting. A decided  b;argain at $7500 on terms.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  and females at birth in 20 counties (United States figures are  separated as to whites and non-  whites). It will be seen that the  position of the different countries varies with the sexes. Canada ranks seventh in male life  expectancy and fifth in female  life expectancy. In both cases  the Canadian figures are more  than double those of India,  where life expectancy at birth  is lowest. India is the only one  of the 20 countries where male  life expectancy is greater than  female life expectancy.  Once a child has passed the  first year of life, its life expectancy increases appreciably. At  one year of age a male Canadian may on an average expect  to live an additional 68.3 years  old and a bare 1-4 year to a 60-  year old as compared with 6 1-3  years for a newborn infant.  During this period life expectancy for a 5-year old female  gained over 5 1-2 years; for a  20-year old over 4 1-2 years, 2  and 2-3 years for a 40-year old  and 1 1-2 years for a 60-year  old as compared with 8 3-4.yrs.  for a newborn female.  Longevity has improved for  both sexes but more so for females, and at all ages, whereas  there has been only slight improvement for males beyond  middle life. Briefly, there has  been a rapid decline ini the  death rate for infants of both  sexes, and slower declines with  advancing age, so that relatively  stationary  death  rates   have  and a female 72.3, representing  been established from about 50  a gain for the male of two full  years more than its expectation  at birth, and 1 1-2 more years  for a female.  The increases in life expectancy -have been predominantly  at the younger ages and particularly in infancy, diminishing  with advanced age. For example, since 1931, 2 1-2 years  have been added to the life expectancy of a 5-year old male,  1 3-4 years to a 20-year old, almost half a 3'ear  to a  40-year  _���  See Pa^e 7  For Real Car Buys  Peninsula IVSotors  r__  onwards for males    and    from  about   80  for females.  The improvement in life expectancy, particularly among  children and adolescents, is  due 'mainly to the ��� substantial  reduction in? recent years of  mortality from -infectious diseases. On the other hand diseases associated with middle  and old age are much less amenable to control. It is therefore unlikely that improvement  in life expectancy in the future  will be comparable to that of  the last two decades. As roughly 12 percent of- all annual  deaths occur among infants  and an additional 70 percent  among persons over 50 any further  improvement  must     come  as the result of further declines  in mortality from conditions  associated with childbirth and  early infancy, combatting diseases associated with middle  and old age such as heart, artery and kidney diseases and  cancer.  Life  Expectancy  in  Years  EXTRA  BUS  TRIPS  Thanksgiving  Specials  Friday, Oct. 8th   and   Monday, Oct. 11th  Leaves:  Sechelt 6:1,5 _>.itu  Gibsons 7:20 p.m.  For Vancouver.  Leaves:  Vancouver 7:45 p.m.  For  Peninsula.  New  Gibsons-Roberts  Creek   Trips  FRIDAYS ONLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE  ���Leaves Gibsons for Roberts Creek at-12:30 noon.  ���Leaves Roberts Creek for Gibsons at 1:35 p.m.  These Friday trips will tie in with the regular schedule for greater shopping" and banking convenience for  our patrons.  C. C. Lawrence,  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT  COAST NEWS WANT ADS  FOB. SALE  Bash wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG * FUELS,  phone 21J, Gibsons. tfn  Half acre partly cleared, new  ���%. roomed house, bathroom,  astality room, wired and plumbing: $3500 with $1500 cash.  Mrs, B. McLean,- Roberts Creek.  tfn  -Large Lot, Porpoise Bay  MeaS.., ;V_ acre, cleared. $1000.  CImek's Motors, Sechelt.        tfn  Oasboat, 22 ft., 4 cylinder  ���B/6EiBrversai" engine, 25 h.p.,  iKexj? .good condition. $450.00  ��easl__ Apply R. Kolehmainen,  Cfeslter Beds, Pender Harbour,  -B-C. 40  1& ft., '6 ft. beam, Clinker-  ____i_t Eibreglass, 110 Mercury  saaarine engine. Contact M. Fla-  <sSager,  Gibsons,   7U. 40  S__ia-1 shallow well pump.  Wiexie. H. P. Allen, Halfmoon  Bay, B.C.  SSxlO Lawrence, complete  w_fr. rigging, 3 years old. Dave  HfcNutt,  Egmont,  B.C.  Four roomed house in "The  ���tee__ard," Sechelt. Chuck's Mo-  fors.  Buotherm Oil Heater, as new.  Miane 20H, Gibsons, evenings.  Mrs. H. Lau.  Moss;  15  .22.  Automatic     Rifle  Sierg Model    151M.    Holds  Sasrg* rifle     cartridges.      Apply  Tc-tem Realty.  FOR  SALE  (Continued)  Rough  and  Planed  Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7Z  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon Bay  Four-Roomed House in. "The  Orchard" Sechelt. $2300 for  quick sale. Chuck's Motors,  Sechelt. tfn  Thanksgiving turkeys. Range  fed. Ran Vernon, Gower Road,  Gibsons. Phone  26W.  * 40  Small cookstove.    Harlow. G.  Smith, Read Rd., Gibsons.      42  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  FOR SALE (Continued)  Four-Roomed    House,    toilet  and bath, fruit trees! $3000.  Chuck's Motors, Sechelt.       tfn.  INSURANCE  Country  Male Female  Holland  69.4    71.5  Denmark  67.8    70.1  Norway  67.8    71.7  Sweden  67.1    69.7  Israel  66.7    70.1  U.S.   (whites)  66.6    72.4  Canada  68.3    70.8  Australia  66.1    70.6  England  65.8    70.9  Scotland  65.2    69.6  Switzerland  62.7    67.0  Belgium  62.0    67.3  Squirrels  Menace  Forest Growth  A great many people believe  that squirrels are a benefit to  reforestation and yet it is in  very few forest types indeed  that squirrels benefit the regeneration of the forest stand.  It is possible in certain hardwood types managed on an uneven aged basis that the squirrels, forgetting where they  have cached the seed, may be  responsible for some regeneration. It is more likely, however,  that far better regeneration  would have been obtained from  natural fall of seeds, without  the aid of* squirrels.  Certainly in the average coniferous stand grown on an average or unevenaged basis,  squirrels are a serious pest in  regeneration. of the stand. The  quantity of seed devoured by  one squirrel in one year is serious enough, well exemplified  by some of the very large  cone "dumps" in the white pine  region. Further, if the squirrel  forgets its each, the cones rarely produce any seedlings in>,|  this environment which is very  adverse for their survival.  K.  (toll Services  White enamel cabinet-style  C and W range. One-piece top.  in AI condition. $65. H. Kennett  opposite Legion Hall, Gibsons.  2-room cottage. Would like it  moved off property. W. Gil-  bertson, Selma Park. Phone  37H.    ' 41  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. lfn  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.  Harwood,  Granthams,  B.C.    41  SEND IN  THE NEWS  TO  THE   COAST NEWS  As new    8 ft. x 7 ft.    garage  door complete    with    overhead  hardware  and Yale lock.    $40.  [This is one-third of cost of this  unit. Phone 60, Wally Graham.  1938 Dodge engine with  transmission and clutch. Rebuilt in 1951. $75. Contact J.  Bentham, Hillside, 'B.C. 40  Totem Realty ��� newest realtors on the Sunshine Coast ���  progressive, friendly, effective  service; ever anxious to please  you. No old established habits  to overcome, no high pressure  tactics. Just a modem successful business, based on service  that really satisfies. Try us. Insurance too! Totem Realty,  Phone 44, Gibsons, B.C.  $400 down buys you old-type  3-bedroom home. 3-pce. bath,  utility tubs, oil, stove, Duroid  roof, garden, fruit trees, garage, chicken house, city water,  lights, phone. $4200 full price/  Balance $40 month. Totem  Realty.  Fire - Auto - Liability, Prompt  courteous service  .  Totem   Realty, ��� Gibsons.  tfn  ANGLICAN  October 10th, 1954  17th Sunday after Trinity  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3:30 p.m. Evensong  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. Holy Communion  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  ST. VINCENT'S  October 10th, 1954.  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  FOR RENT  Rentals ��� fully furnished,  modern home, oni bus route. 2  bedrooms, no children, only $50  month.    Immediate    occupancy I Public   Wo^hip  Several other rentals now. Totem Realty  UNITED  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.  -   3:30   p.m.  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  HELP WANTED  Positions are now, open for 1  practical nurse and    1    nurses'  $50 down  ��� buys that    lot I aide at    St.    Mary's    Hospital,  you need; balance $10 month;  soon you will be paying much  more. Totem Realty.  WANTED  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.  Pender Harbour. Please write  giving particulars to administrator at Hospital or phone  Pender Harbour, 12-S (reversing charges).  FOR   QUICK   RESULTS  COAST  NEWS   CLASSIFIED  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. the  1st, 2nd arid 4th  Sundays  PENTECOSTAL  Sunday Services:  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30 p.m.  Evangelistic  Wednesday night  Prayer and Bible Study 8 p.m.  Friday night at T 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.  The VON Bridge to be held  at. the Legion Hall on Oct. 15,  should be of interest to bridge  players and the 50 cents admission will go to a worthy cause.  So far this year the Auxiliary  has collected $500 for the  board.  If you are inclined to be  lazy and want to use up those  scrubby, blighted pears that  are drooping dejectedly from  your trees, wash them, cut  them up, cores, peelings and  all, boil, and put them through  that sieve you paid $5 for a  number of years ago and  thought you had been robbed  for, and have found since that  it was worth the price over and  over again. Then, to the mixture of juice and pulp, add sugar, Certo and 1-2 teaspoon, of  ground cloves in quantities of  7 cups fruit, 9 cups sugar and  2 pkt. Certo. Cook as for jam,  and you will have 6 large jars  of spread for the kiddies' lun-,  ches.  Mrs. Helen Lowe and Mrs.  Mary Williamson are leaving  on Oct. 15 to fly to Honolulu  for a month's vacation. During Mrs. Williamson's absence  her sister will take charge of  the 'home and family. Dr. and  Mrs. Lowe have removed to  Vancouver for  the  winter.  Miss Kay Norris of White  Rock, formerly of Gibsons, was  a week end visitpr at the Wallis home.  There are almost nightly reports of drivers meeting bewildered little fawns on the roads.  In some instances they have  been hit and killed or injured.  One little fellow, in the daytime, was seen to rush to the  beach and take off in the gen-  ral direction of Nanaimo. Children watching, called frantically for him to come back. His  little head seemed to turn and  come toward them but suddenly  veered about and was last seen  swimming parallel with the  shore. We are warned not to  try to tame these young animals as it only makes their  plight more y pitiable vwhen they  grow older and have come to  trust people. Also the mother  will have nothing to do with  her babies after they have been.  Four four nights running  handled by human hands. ���  last week, the local cafe was  entered and petty cash and  possibly some cigarettes and  sundries   were  stolen.  Mrs. Cynthia Hillier, Robert,  Gary and Wendy, are leaving  the district on Oct. 13,' after  some four years residence here.  The house has been purchased by Mr. and Mrs. E. Lee and  family:  Canadian Legion L. A. 219  reports a very successful tea,  sale of work and rummage  sale on Oct. 1. Mrs. Storrey was  fon hand to read tea cups and  was kept busy.  The Rhythm Pals will be  here om Oct. 9 at the Hall  Board dance.  Mrs. R. J. Eades has returned  from Vancouver after accompanying Reg to .hospital. The  treatment seems quite pleasant  as, when last seen, he was  watching the World Series on  TV.  The Pottery Club is raffling  a set of dishes. Tickets can be  obtained from any of the members.  BETHEL  Sechelt  Sunday School 2:00 p.m.  Sunday Gospel 3:00 p.m.  Sechelt Bethel Church Harvest  Thanksgiving  Services, Sunday,  i Oct.  10th at 3 o'clock.  CORN FLAKES  Corn flakes are still by far  the nation's most popular  ready-to-eat breakfast cereal,  but they have lost*ground to  puffed grains since the war.  Last year Canadians ate about  one-fifth less corn flakes, nearly two and a half times as much  puffed grains as in 1945. Corn  flakes comprised about a third  of all prepared breakfast food  shipments in 1953 as compared  with two-fifths of the .total in  1945, while puffed grains made  up about a fifth as compared  with less than 9 percent eight  years earlier.  MORE  CHEQUES  Cheques cashed against individual accounts in the first half  of 1954 were worth $74,598,-  520,000, 7% more than the  $69,835,876,000 total of the  first six months of last year. SOME. FABRICS WORRY CLEANERS  Each season, fabrics and novelty trimmings which are more  smart than serviceable cause a  crop of claims against launder-  ers and dry cleaners. In self-  defence, the cleaning industry  in Canada has set up its own  central research organization,  The Canadian Reasearch Institute of^Launderers and. Cleaners, which foreswears its members of new fabrics that may  require special handling.'  The institute's Ottawa laboratory analyses damage to articles sent to them and distributes technical bulletins to its  member cleaning firms. For  example, a recent bulletin tells  the cleaner how to avoid shrinking the circular felt skirts in  fashion these days. Another  bulletin warns him of the disastrous effect of moisture on  certain simulated fur trimmings and recommends safe  cleaning  techniques.  Eye-catching fabrics which  apparently were never designed  for a trip to the cleaners are a  ihorror to the dry cleaning industry. Perhaps the biggest  bugbear is taffeta and other  fabrics stiffened with a size  which    dissolves   Mn    cleaning  solvent. Other trouble makers  are flockprints, in which the  raised flock design is merely  glued on with adhesives that  soften in solvent. Then there  are moire effects which are  erased by moisture and painted polka-dots which crack and  peel off.  Even when a fabric and finish are serviceable, the garment's trimmings may not be.  For instance, there are belts  backed with paper, gelatine sequins which dissolve in water  and plastic sequins which dissolve in cleaning solvent,  sponge rubber shoulder pads  that cause color changes in suit  fabrics by chemical reaction  with cleaning fluid. Not long  ago the research institute tested for dry cleaning a widely advertised. ornamental slide fastener decorated with colored  plastic beading. When dipped  in cleaning solvent, ,the beads  dissolved!  The research institute's staff  thinks that most of the new  man-made fibres have diminished rather than added to the  problems of laundries and  cleaners. They are all washable  and their built-in. properties  never vary. Provided they have  been properly- pre-set, even  wool-like synthetic fibres like  "Terylene" are free from shrinkage.  Laundries rriust take care,  however, when finishing shirts  of the newer synthetics since  they glaze when ironed at the  high temperatures used for  linen and cotton. But dry  cleaners learned 30 years ago  how to recognize and clean  acetate successfully, and with  the aid of their experts at Ottawa they should quickly ��� learn  how to handle each new fibre  as it comes along.  Pender  Harbour  Notes  During the past year the  women of St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary have given the hospital new blankets, linens and  an incubator, among many  ether things, to make life  more pleasant for the patients.  Now, they ask your support for  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  annual bazaar which will be  held in the Community Hall at  Madeira Park on Saturday, October 23 at 2:30 p.m.  Tea will be served- and there  will be plenty of delicious  home cooking and attractive  fancy work, aprons and scores  of other useful items on sale.  The annual tea and fall sale ,'     There will be a raffle with a  Sechelt  News  throw away his collection of  tourist booklets about the rest  of B.C. From now on, it's the  Peninsula, every time. Thus,  by word of mouth, from one to  another, does the fame of the  Sunshine Coast go on and on.  A smart young pupil of the  Harbour was asked by his teacher "If you had $5 in one  pocket of your trousers and $2  in the other pocket, what would  you have?" "Someone else's  trousers" came the reply in a  flash.  SAVE WORRY ��� SAVE WORK!  Order Your  Thanksgiving Baking  From The  VILLAGEfBAKERY  Pumpkin   Pies   ���   Mince   Tarts   ���   Cookies  Phone 49 Sechelt  What's  Cookin'   For Thanksgiving  at Your House?  ENJOY A FINE DINNER WITH FOODS FROM  Selma Park General Store  Shamrock Picnic Shankless HAMS; per lb 43c  PORK ROLLS; Boneless/per lb. H    ....    ... 55c:  Th'dnksgiving FOWL; per lb  38c  BEEF STEAKS, T-Bone or Sirloin, per lb   69c  Delmar MARGARINE; 2 lbs. ��� 67c  Complete the dinner with Cranberry Sauce,  Sweet) Potatoes, and all traditional trimmings.  Phone Sechelt 76 We Deliver  SUN.,   OCT.   10     and   ' MON.,   OCT.    11  FULL COURSE  TURKEY DSNMER  in a pleasing atmosphere  For One or the Whole Family  ^��!i_^3__-_S_^^  ���"  ��� -   ~   ���--   ~   ������    ���*   "   ���"-   ������   K   ~ *; ,Mj!.      -   -  -W  fSBB  This is the time to  Winterize  your   Home  Repair Roofings. Check and renew Eavestrough and  Downsports, joints and elbows. Check sidings and  Insulations, windows and doors  We can supply all your needs in ���  ROOFINGS and ROOFING CEMENTS, TARS and  ACCESSORIES  WOOD OR GALVANIZED EAVESTROUGHS,  DOWNSPOUTS, etc.  WEATHERSTRIPPING for DOORS and WINDOWS  INSULATION OF ALL TYPES  Gibsons  Building  Supplies   Ltd.  We Cany The Stock  Phone  53       ���       Gibsons  of work of the WA to the Sechelt Branch of the Legion  was well attended. General  conveners were Mrs. C. Wheeler, Mrs. Margaret Gibson and  Mrs. Winnifred Toynbee. "Winning the prizes were: Mrs.  Gunnar Johannson (satin cushion), Mrs. A.. Crucil Sr. (towels).  Tne door prize: Mrs. A. Jones  (crochet set). In charge of raffles were Mrs. A. A... French,  Mrs. Madge Holroyd, and Mrs.  M.sMe sHsr oyd, and. rloH 2ag  C. Peterson; home cooking,  Mrs. G. Batchelor, and Mrs. H.  Robert; bazaar, Mrs. Wheeler,  Mrs. Biggs, and Mrs. M. Gibson. Tables:. Mrs. G. Reid, R.  Gowland, Mrs. J. Browning;  kitchen, Mrs. W. Elliot, Mrs. W.  Uttley  Mrs. Florrie Brewis has been  a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank  Lyons recently. Mrs. Br.ewis is  an outstanding commercial artist in' Vancouver. She was a  one-time resident of Welcome  Beach.  Mrs. G. Vint is visiting ��here  from New Zealand, as guest of  Mrs. Marjorie Hackett. Mrs.  Vint was at one time employed  in the Union Store. She expects  to return to New Zealand in  February, after spending a few  months in Vancouver.  Mrs. Emma Carlson of Vancouver is visiting Mrs. Gaare  for a few days. ���;,.#���.  Mrs. S. Dawe is in Vancouver for a short visit; -     ^'f^l^  Visiting from Vancouver are  Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dunn with  Vicki and Randi, guests of Mr.  and  Mrs.  Teddy  Osborne,  Jr.:  Miss K. McCauley of the  Faith Mission is again in Sechelt, and camping in a trailer  on the Porpoise Bay road. She  is about to start Sunday School  at Halfmoon Bay and will assist in the Bethel Sunday  School at Sechelt.  Jennie Gowland is home once  more after being at Banff  where she was employed for  the summer months. She is  staying with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. George Gowland and  will be going back to Vancouver shortly.  Congratulations to the newly-weds, Mr. ... and Mrs. Geo.  Millar of the Silver Sagit shake  mill. They are now living in  Sechelt. Mrs. Millar 'was the  former .Mary  Christie.  Wildlife Valuabl  $25 gift certificate for first  prize, permanent wave, second  (or the equivalent in cash if  some man, who doesn't wish to  emulate Liberace is the lucky  winner), and pyrex ware for  third prize.  Transportation from Harbour  points will be aranged. Everyone is asked to make an effort  to attend and support the ladies who do such a splendid  year-round job for the Peninsula's one and  only hospital.  First graders in Madeira  Park School have had a little  confusion in trying to keep up  with the first lesson - a lady  can change her name early in  the school term. Their teacher  changed from Miss to Mrs.  The Len Wray-s are the  proud parents of a lovely baby  girl; arrived in, St. Mary's last  week.  The peace and calm of Garden Bay on Saturday night w;as  slightly bent by the arrival cf  two enthusiastic visitors from  Vancouver. Jack Bidlake of  North American Life's Vancouver office and Norman Scott,  Safeway manager of North  Vancouver.  The bays kept up a tight  schedule with fishing all afternoon, deer stalking on Mount  Arthur around dusk, etc. After  dinner they joined the fellowship group at Gordie Lyon's  Dime".Store and,- perhaps for  tlie fist time in its long and  placid history, the shores of  the Bay resounded to the sound  of operatic arias.  Mr. Scott, a new visitor to  the Peninsula, says he can  hardly wait to    get    home    to  SWEET HEELS  Just as wood provides many  of milady's fashions, Maple  trees ��� the same kind that  produce sap for syrup and sugar ��� supply most of the wood  that  goes into high heels.  Size of Classes  Schools in cities in all provinces except Quebec averaged  35.7 pupils per class last year  as compared with averages of  34.6 for town and village  schools, 28.3 for rural schools  of 2 to 5 rooms, and only 18  for  l  room rural  schools.  Thursday,  October 7, 1954.      5  Wedding  MILLAR-CHRISTIE  A quiet wedding ceremony  took place Oct. 1 in Canadian  Memorial Chapel when a popular resident of Wilson Creek,  Mr. George Millar was united  in marriage to Mrs. M. Christie of Vancouver.  Mrs. Cherry Whitaker was  the bride's attendant. Mr. Jack  Horan was  best  man.  Following the    ceremony     a  small reception was held in  the Devonshire Hotel, at which  several local residents and  business associates were present, including Mr. and Mrs.  Bert Brackley of Davis Bay.  After a motor trip south Mr.  and Mrs. Millar will reside in  Sechelt.  See Page 7  For Real Car Buys  PeninsuBa Motors  Wilson Creek  Uncle Reg Takes Second  Power boat racing for the  season finished for Reg Jackson when he took his "Slo-  Mo's Pup" to Sannmamish  Lake near Bothel, Washington,  recently. He had some engine  trouble, but managed to take  second in his class for his craft.  Mr. Stork stole a march on  the Andersons and A. Trent,  who were all up at Redrooffs  recently. Mrs. Trent presented  the family with a new daughter, so both the Anderson  grandparents and the proud  Dad kept the^ phone service  busy.  i     Attending  the   recent  School  I Board  Convention  in Penticton  JMrs. L. S. Jackson met Al    on  The value of wildlife is enor-  his return from    his    extended  mous, both from an economic  and recreational standpoint. It  has been estimated that some  $25 million are spent in the  province annually in the pursuit of wildlife.  Four thousand non-resident  hunters' are expected in, 1954.  They can hardly spend less  than five hundred dollars each  and many will spend much  more. Here are some more fi-.  gures: 30,000 non-resident anglers are expected in 1954, and  100.000 resident anglers are ex-  pctd to buy licenses in 1954.  An estimated six million  pounds of trout and other  sport fish will be taken.  trip to the prairies. They enjoyed the perfect weather on the  trip home.  Teen-agers among the young  ladies in our district made  very attractive models at the  Fashion  Show held   in  Sechelt.  Watch the Coast News Date  Pad for November for the announcement of the Autumn Bazaar and Tea which the ladies  of the Wilson Creek Community are holding.  Lucky winner of a Phiico  range at the recent Powell River Fair was Mrs. Les Wilkinson of Madeira Park. She  hopes it won't get rusty before  power  reaches those parts.  Badminton Notice  The Regular Badminton Season Is Now Open  in Gibsons.   Play every  WEDNESDAY, 8:00 p.m.            SCHOOL HALL  Beginners Welcome.    Instruction Provided  Gibsons Badminton Club.  Vjksosbs  in .wn;iii.��uj'.. iiT.-m-ngirm  Thanksgiving  is   Monday,   October  11th.  Come In For Your  TURKEYS ��� CHICKENS ��� HAMS  Or Beef Roasts; Rolled Oven or Pot or maybe Pork  Roasts ��� Leg* or Loin  . . . and Of Course  Bulk Sausage Meat, Crumbs, Cranberries:  Pickles and all the Trimmings  ALL AT THE  Sechelt Service Store  Union  GENERAL STORE  __    Sechelt, B.C.  THANKSGIVING SPECIALS:  MEATS, SPECIAL:    SATURDAY ONLY  Fresh Fowl, Gr. A, 5 lb. Average; lb.  35c  Tenderized Cottage Rolls; lb  54c  Fresh Pork Butts, lb  43c  SEE US FOR YOUR  THANKSGIVING HAMS AND POULTRY  GROCERIES: SATURDAY ONLY  "Boston" Corned Beef Loaf; 12 oz. tins; 3 for  89c  "Nabob" Diced Beets, 15 oz: tins; 2 for  25c  "Nabob" Spinach. Fancy, 15 oz. tins; 2 for  .29c  DRYGOODS:   FALL CLEARANCE  ODD    SIZES:      LADIES' and CHILDREN'S OVERSHOES, PLAIN and ZIPPERED; $2.35 TO $3.95.  Blankets   and   Indian   Blankets  Don't Let This  Happen!  Prepare For  SAFE  Winter Firing  CLEAN Chimneys, Stoves & Furnaces  with "Red Devil" SOOT DESTROYER,  "B.S. & W." OIL FURNACE and STOVE  CI FANFR  "Re-Glow" SOOT DESTROYER  Repair Stoves and Furnaces with:  "Hy-Bond" Stove and Furnace Cement.  Asbestos Powder  Chimney Cleaning Brushes Make Sure . . .  "PYRENE" Fire Extinguishers #nd Refills  may save a major disaster.  THIS IS FIRE PREVENTION WEEK, OCT. 3-9  11  IM  MM k Alf UARCK  PHONE YOUR HARDWARE NUMBER GIBSONS 32 6  The  Coast News    Thursday,  October 7th,  1954.  IRECTOHY  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  All Types of Accounting Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays   &  Fridays  Sechelt: Tuesdays  &  Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Box 22 Phone 44  ���      GIBSONS      ���  MACHINISTS  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytim*  Expert Tradesmen  Precision  Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  BUILDING SUPPLIES  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES- LTD.  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Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICE  Speedy    Guaranteed    Work  New and Used Radios  USED FURNITURE  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Agents foT  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 CLEANERS  Cleaners for the  Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  Gibsons 100 ��� Sechelt 45 J  ELECTRICAL WORK  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Authorized General Electric  Dealer  Radios - Appliances - Television  GIFT STORES  NOTARY PUBLIC  MAG.    ANDREW    JOHNSTON  Sechelt       96 J  Member  Society of Notaries Public  BICYCLES  SELMA    CYCLE  Bicycles. New  & Reconditioned  Repairs  to  All  Wheeled  Goods  Saw Filing,  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  Selma Park Phone 69M  BEAUTY SALONS  Members of the Roberts  Creek String Orchestra looked  around at their depleted ranks  on Monday evening and wondered just how two missing  members could have left so  large a hole. Eric Lindwall,  first violin, and Donald Weal  of the thirds are both away  working elsewhere, and the  opening practice had to be reorganized and players regrouped.  This has happened before on  different occasions, ' since the  formation of the orchestra in  1946. Then at the very beginning, there were only five  members for Margo Maclntyre  to whip into shape, and to lead  into playing  as a  group..  Albert Weal was self taught,  and played by ear. Charlie  Maywood had taken a course  of violin lessons by correspondence. Gerry Jervis had been  taught by Miss Maclntyre, and  Vivian Reeves, the pianist, had  not done  any  accompanying.  Reviewing the situation on  Monday, Margo and the other  two remaining of the original  five, just the girls, recalled the  manner in which music had to  be written. The first practice  consisted of the scale of C major, in order that the players  might learn to reatl. Later, in  simple compositions, -rests were  indicated . by little 'ticks' on  the scores,     changes    of    time  were governed only by direction from Margo, having the  group play slower or faster, as  required.  At this time, Margo and  Gerry lived At "Greenacres" at  Roberts Creek, and their kitchen  was the   practice  hall..  The first appearance of this  group as am orchestra was in  the winter of 1946', when the  two main selections played  were "The Road to the Isles,"  and a waltz by Brahms. The  enthusiastic reception by the  audience lent courage, and  from then on the orchestra  grew, as did their ability, and  the scope of their repertoire  increased.  To this group of one musician, Margo; one book-keeper  accountant, Gerry, one farmer-  logger, Albert, one B.C. Power  employee, Charlie, and one  homemaker, Vivian, gradually  were added others, some players, some beginnrs, but all congenial as people, all enjoying  making music together.  Next to join the group were  Nancy Reeves, homemaker,  Stan Fallows, machinist, Jack  MacLeod, plumber, and Dr.  Hugh Inglis. These additions  made necessary the enlargement of the Greenacres kitchen  which was done by. the destruction of one bedroom and the addition of another. The practices  continued to be held there,  as  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. to 5:00 p.m.  See Coast News For  Letter Heads, Statements  Tickets, Cards   .  Neat, Individual Styling.  Don't Say Bread  Say  "McGAVIN'S"  Norman  Stewart  Local Sales Rep.  R.R. 1, GIBSONS  Phone Gibsons 67 A  Seagrams V.O.      *  0T Seagrams  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia.  Use The Coast News Classified  Advance details on this great new Outboard  indicate it will be the hottest power in its  class . . . and the most dependable!-Drop  in and get your name on the list for the  first booklets from the factory on the SCOTT  ATWATER Big Twin.  PARKERS HARDWARE  Phone 51 Sechelt  i��  J0U CAN BUY YOUR BOWS-for cash or by instalments-  at your neighbourhood B of M branch  r  %y  M  ���Va*.*        svS    *4f&*'wAC%  jW        *  V.   *,  ��� s   *^< S%*v    ���/������"���  W08EIHG Willi CABADIAHS IK EVERY WALK OF LIFE SINCE 1817  Gibsons  Branch:  DOUGALS  anager  Sechelt CSub-Agenc$j:Open Tues. & Thurs,  D1-B_  well as the    annual    orchestra  parties.  The first actual concert given by the Roberts Creek String  Orchestra was in 1947, at the  Kewpie Kamp, and despite one  of the stormiest, wettest nights  that winter, the hall was packed. The music was mostly  Christmas in theme, and from  time to time, carols were played, in which the audience  joined most heartily.  Since then, violin students  whom Margo taught were added to the group. Geoff Newman, Eric Lindwall, Donald  Weal and latterly Wilson Anderson,  all played with them.  Curly Lucken was recruited  by Charlie Maywood and Jack  MacLeod, who had noticed  among his effects vhen he  moved into his home two violin cases. Curly was simply  brought along to the next practice, and has stayed with it.  Fred Skinner was z mother  employee of the B.C. Power,  and he played with the. group  until he was moved by his  company. Bessie Shaw liked the  idea of the orchestra, and went  to Margo for lessons and joined too.. Bob Carrothers, flautist, played with them too, until  one night, having" laid his flute  on the kitchen stove, found  that unwittingly a fire had  been lit in it. The flute was  never the same again, and Bob  gave up. Last to be added was  Do Wortman, 1952. This was  because the orchestra hacf come  by a double bass, and had no  one to play it.. With her customary courage, Margo asked  Do to come and try, and Do  has been hiding behind the  big fiddle ever since..  In 1948, the Roberts Creek  Orchestra essayed its first concert. The orchestra was, as one  of the members put it, "all  dressed up" for this occasion.  Every last man "had a freshly  laundered white shirt, all the  girls in their nicest array. Peggy Snelgrove, violinist, and Allan Maclntyre, cellist, :': from  West Vancouver, came out as  assisting artists. Programs were  printed,  and  tickets sold.  This presentation of classical  and semi-classical music was  received by the audience with  the utmost pleasure, if memories of hearty applause can be  relied upon.  Since then, the orchestra has  presented three concerts a  year, has played for various  events from Gibsons to Pender  Harbour, and has steadily improved. The highlight of its career to date was a presentation  of chamber music in the little  Legion Hall at Roberts Creek  last spring. There was but a  limited ticket sale, in order that  the audience might not exceed  th accommodation. Betty Allen,  pianist, Allan Maclntyre, cellist, and Ben Short, viola, were  the assisting artists.   -  A program of solos, trios,  quartets and piano quintets and  sonatas was arranged from music by Bach, Brahms, Peter  Warlock and other composers,  and according to the audience,  was. the finest evening of them  all.  Margo, who is orchestra leader, concert master, teacher  and guide, suggests ' that the  reason the group has been so  steady in its application, so  congenial as a gathering, is  probably because it has never  had any funds. Admissions  charged have been a contribution to some local organization,  such as the V.O.N., the Roberts  Creek Legion, the P.T.A., etc.  with only the actual expenses  of hiring a hall or a bus for  transport having been deducted.  There are no �� expenses for  music. Margo writes all her  own orchestrations, ��� scores and  arrangements. The players  maintain their own instruments. Even the weekly lunches, now enjoyed in the new  home on the waterfront, are  contributed by the members in  turn. Consequently, "money is  no object," and the group  play.: happily on.  I  More Whales  British   Columbia    fishermen  landed 514 last year, 77    more  'than in  1952.  With his dark good looks,  flashing brown eyes and Syrian  background, King Ganam looks  as if he'd be most at home  dashing across the desert on an  Arabian steed. But, says he,  the only plains he has ever  aashed d cross are those in  Southern Saskatchewan, where  he was born and grew up.  He learned fiddle-playing by  ear under old-time fiddlers in  lhe Swift Current district when  he was five, rnd by the time  he was nine h was. playing at  counry dances.  He now has a fan club and  a radio program of his own,.  "The King Ganam .Show" on  the CBC's Trans-Canada network.  TV Conference  Forms Committee  Plans to form a permanent  organization to collect and disseminate information on television were made at the two-day  conference on "The Effect of  Television on Modern Life"  concluded at the, University of  British Columbia;  Sixty representatives of television and civic groups attended the conference.  Members of the interim committee which will form the nucleus for the new organization  are: Norman Barton, University of British Columbia, chairman; Marjorie V. Smith, University of British Columbia;  Mrs. Jeanne Carroll, Mrs. Mary  Roaf, William Ellis and Doug  Nixon, Community Arts Council ; Mrs. B. R. Tupper, Mrs. H.  C. F. Spring and Mrs. 'Margaret Martin, B.C. Parent-Teacher  Federation;  See Page 7  For Real Car Buys  Peninsula Motors  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  For Your Car  Fall Care  Stops Winter Wear  Renew  Fan    Belts,    Radiator  Hose,   Hose Connections  Change to  'SHELL'  Winter   Lubricants  ANTIFREEZES  And Remember Our  Electric   and   Acetylene  WELD.NG  For Service  PHONE 48C SECHELT  QUALITY  PRINTING1  PURPOSES  The  Coast News ALONG SHORE  Fires in manufacturing establishments are the cause of  great concern.  This is a tragedy which Canada, can ill afford. Such fires  today account for over 20 per-,  ceit of the country's annual  fire loss, and two or three  times this amount in such indirect losses as medical costs,  jobs, wages and production lost  and savings reduced and business failures.  The' manufacturing classification includes a great variety of  industries, each subject to fire  hazads peculiar to its own operations. Such special hazards  can best be controlled by following the advice of a' qualified  safety   engineer.   However,  oth  By Barrie Zwicker  of The Coast News  Why Shool  Things  Out?  The  great    American    newspaperman,      Damon      Runyon,  fought as a foot soldier in the  Spanish-American War of 1898,  in the Phillipines, and    served  as  war  correspondent    in    the  First "World War. He published  a poem on the battle of    Vera  Cruz in    1916    which    showed  that his ideas  on.    war    hadn't  changed since he wrote a poem  on the charge at Marishoa during the Phillipine  Insurrection.  The battle of Vera Cruz was  a punitive expedition. President  Wilson  ordered  the    American  marines   and   sailors    to     take  Vera Cruz because the Mexican  government refused to    render  special honors to the American  flag in atonement for the temporary arrest of American sailors by the Mexican army.  What Damon wrote about    it  er hazards are found in almost) was  simple    and     unhampered  every shop. Top four are spontaneous ignition, smoking    and  by literary trappings.     Anyone  could    understand    his    theme.  matches,  misuse  of    electricity  "What's the good of it all?"  and heating defects.  Safety Suggestions  To aid plant management  and employees in preventing  fires caused by these common  hazards, the following important safety precautions are suggested.  Spontaneous Ignition  Rags containing vegetable,  animal or fish oils, or paints,  are subject to spontaneous ignition and start fires in themselves. They should be stored  in tightly closed metal cans, or  hung up with plenty of air  space around them to dissipate  heat. If not needed, such rags  should be removed from the  building or burned after using.  Smoking  and  Matches  Be sure all tobacco or smoking materials are out before  you throw them away. Don't  smoke near flammable materials, gases or liquids. Obey 'No  Smoking' signs. Smoke only  where smoking is permitted.  Break matches before throwing  them away. Don't use matches  as torches to search dark places. Don't light matches near  explosive, gaseous or flammable materials.  Misuse   of  Electricity  Use only cords approved by  Underwriters' Laboratories. Incorporated. Never hang extension cords from nails or hooks,  or run them under carpets.  Don't fasten cord to wall with  tacks; have approved wiring  installed by an electrician.' Replace all worn or frayed cords  on appliances. Use lamps of  proper wattage. See that no  contact is made with cloth or  paper shades, or other combustible material. Have "trouble -  lights" adequately protected  against breakage. In commercial establishments, electric irons should be equipped with  pilot lights to show when current is on. Always disconnect  iron when not in, use, or if you  leave the ironing board. Keep  iron on metal or asbestos;, pad  when heated. ���  ' 'Remember: fuses are safety  valves. Burned-out fuses indicate a short circuit or overload.  Check wiring and appliances.  Replace blown fuses with- new,  approved fuses of proper capacity. Never bridge fuses with  coins or other material.  Heating Defects  ' Here, the term refers to  equipment for heating the  building, not that used for any  special processing. However,  heating equipment used for any  purpose should be kept clean  and in good repair. It should  be inspected regularly by a  qualified person, either a plant  employee or an outside serviceman.  Vera Cruz���1914  Ho, we went, to Vera Cruz  To the doby walls of Vera Cruz  Ships and men, to Vera Cruz���  Hark to Glory's call  Rattle o'guns at Vera Cruz,  Ho, the flag swung high at Vera Cruz,  Ho, hearts  beat  high  at    Vera  Cruz  As we  marched    to    Glory's  call!  Ho, we came'from Vera Cruz,  Florists to Meet  "Planned production to meet  home markets'? will be the  theme of the second annual  ;hort course for florists and.  jrowers to be offered at the  University of British Columbia  from Oct. 25 to Oct. 29.  Co-sponsors will be the Allied Florists and Growers of  Canada, Inc., and the University of British Columbia Departments of Horticulture and  Extension.  Instruction will include planned production, soils, cultural  problems, trends in equipment  and specific crops.  From the fever swamps of Vera Cruz���  What did we do at Vera Cruz  When we marched to Glory's  call?  What did we do at Vera Cruz?  Ho,  the  buzzard    that    sweeps  o'er Vera Cruz   -������  Knows what we did    at    Vera  Cruz���  Hark to Glory's call!  Ours  are dead at Vera  Cruz���  What was the good of it all?  There is another poem, also  of simple language, but of equal  import, by the Canadian, Albert E. Friedman.  *    *    *  The  Perfect  Youth  He joined the army.  And the youth was examined.  He was clean limbed.  His sight was faultless.  His hearing was perfect.  His mind was alert.  Truly, he was a perfect youth.  So they gave him a uniform  And sent him out  To be shot.  I read these poems the other  night and I wondered about  the situation in our world today. If war wasn't much . use  in 1914 then "What's the good  of it all now?"  Any perfect youth is  supplicated to consider.  Q  Thursday, October 7th, 1954.  The   Coast  News  Canadian factories shipped  108,287 washing machines in  the first half of the year, 18,252  or 17% fewer than in the first  six months of 1953.  FOR   QUICK   RESULTS  COAST  NEWS   CLASSIFIED  Pulp and Paper  is Canada's biggest manufacturing industry from the standpoint of factory value of shipments, which totalled $1,158,-  000,000 in 1952. Slaughtering  and meat-packing followed  with $864,000,000 and non-ferrous smelting and refining" was  a close third with $837,000,000.  Economic Industry  The pulp and paper industry  chiefly uses logs unsuited to, or  not large enough for the production of good lumber.  Biggest Buyer  , Pulp and paper mills contribute more to Canadian welfare  in wages, purchases, exports,  and production than any other  industry.  Tlie fSeank ��f  's  Personal SesL-rsJy  Program keeps y��w  saving 'till your  is read  PSP works like magic���particularly if you find it hard to save . . .  guarantees your beneficiary tlie  full amount of your savings goal  even if you die before you finish  .saving it. Ask for particulars and  free copy of PSP booklet at your,  nearest Bank of Nova Scotia branch.  Your Partner  in Helping  Canada Grow  Your BNS Manager is a good  man to know.  In  Squamish  your  Manage   is  A. M. Reid.  Thorvaldson,  Q.C.  G. S. Thorvaldson, Q. C., of  Winnipeg, has been elected  president of the Canadian  Chamber of Commerce at the  national business organization's  25th annual meeting at Halifax, October 4-7. Mr. Thorvaldson is senior partner in the  Winnipeg law firm of Thorvaldson, Eggertson, Bastin and  Stringer, During the past year  he has served as Second National Vice President of the Canadian Chamber  of Commerce.  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered  Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  >���  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  NEW LOW PRICE ON  "ASBESTONOS"  Ethyiene-GIyco  ANTIFREEZE  3.25 a gallon  Order Your Supply Early  Chuck's Motors & Weldin  Phone 54 W  Sechelt  WELL BABY" CLINICS  are CANCELLED  for OCTOBER 1954.  They wil! be resumed on  Regular Schedule in November  Mrs. C. Nygren, P.H.N.  ELECTRICAL  WIRING SUPPLIES   AND APPLIANCES  SUPPLIES. FITTINGS and FIXTURES  BATHTUBS as low; as $55.00 (Pembroke Type)  TOILETS,  Complete,  $45.00  (Latest  Close   Coupled).  BASIN.  Complete.  $27.90  (Includes  Taps   and  Drain)  DO IT YOURSELF  Or Have Us Install It Complete  (ALL WORK GUARANTEED)  ma  Fire Prevention Week' Oct. 3 to 9  Support Your Local Volunteer Fire Dept.  PREVENT FIRES  Have Proper Wiring Properly Done  SECHELT BUILDING SUPPLIES  PHONE 60 K  SECHELT  1953 CHEVROLET SEDAN  A Beautiful Metallic Maroon.    Only 7000 Miles.  $1785  1951 FORD SEDAN  In Top Condition  $1165  1950 PLYMOUTH SEDAN  Good Rubber, A-l Shaape, Heater  Pretty Sea Mist Green  $1165  1950 CHEVROLET  CUSTOSVI TWO-DOOR SEDAN  New Paint, Good Rubber, Conditionaire  $1095  1948 PONTIAC SEDAN  New Paint, A-l Shape, Radio  Spotlight, Heater  $985  1947 DODGE SEDAN  Spotlite, Radio and Heater  Nice Shape, Good Rubber  1950 PLYMOUTH  SEDAN  Heater; Spotlight; Good Rubber  Nice Condition Throughout  $1195  1939 CHRYSLER SEDAN  New Motor, Good Tires  $325  1947 pODOE 3-TON SPECIAL  FLAT DECK, NEW *54 MOTOR  5-SPEED   TRANSMISSION.   2-SPEED AXLE  Come in and see us for  $95.00 SPECIALS  THE NAME THAT MEANS A GOOD DEAL  Phone Sechelt 5-S  Wilson Creek Thurs., Oct. 7th, 1954.     Page 8  Being interested in any type  of sports this writer has been  making inquiries about the formation of a small basketball  league. ,  The answer has always been  the same "The school board has  the rent so high that we can't  Afford to play a game let alone  practise."  This to me is an appalling  situation. A lovely big hall for  6parts and only about a third  of the athletes on the Peninsula  using it.  School boards are known for  being rather "impossible" in  the handling of the halls but  most of. them can usually give  Way a little and co-operate  With    civic    sports,    especially  See Page 7  For Real Car Buys  Peninsula Motors  with one that would include    a  school team.  Softball proved that organized spectator sports will go over  so there should be a real good  chance for  basketball.  For every youth playing, you  must remember that four or  five will be out watching him  and this could be the answer  to the age old question of 'What  shall we do to-night' as well as  curb the rising tide of juvenile  delinquincy  on  the Peninsula.  If everyone including the  governing body of the school,  would help a little, there is no  reason why a basketball league  and maybe a Pro-Rec Club  could not become a regular  feature  of the community.  Just a word about the big  softball dance coming up. Each  team will have limited number  of tickets, so if you are interested in going you should see  one of the team representatives  now.  Nels  Cummins    bowling  on  Jack Nelson's team became  first star bowler on that team  with a 214 to take high single  game for the Ten Pin League  Monday night. Sam McKenzie  had high three with 539 and  Chuck's Motors copped high  team total of 2270.  Tuesday's Sechelt Ladies'  League is showing a lot of improvement as the scores indicate. Eve Moscrip took high  single with a 293. Elsie Johnson with a high game total had  773, and the Duds had high  single game of 871 and the Door-Dies had high three-game  total with 2463. Keep up the  good howling, gals. You are  doing fine. In the Gibsons  League there seems to be a little bit of a feud between Jim  and Ann Drummond, with Ann  winning out Tuesday night with  high single 282 and high' three  of 650. Midways had high team  total of 2808.  Wednesday, Pender Habour  which has now formed a    six-  TO HFLP THE  Wndf  team league, made a very good  showing for their first year on  the alleys. Lloyd Davis took  the honors for high single with  a 266. D. Wise had high three  with a 667 and Mudhens had  high team total of 2317.  Thursday Port Mellon bowled from 7 toy 9 p.m.. Cannot  give results as sheets are incomplete.  The Peninsula Commercial  League had a good night with  Lil Butler winning herself a  gold star and high single game  of 290. Matt Jaeger had high  three with a 650. Rusk logging  had high single game of 967,  and Peninsula Motors high  team total of 2726.  Friday the Sport Club had a  really good night on the alleys  with the following results:  Men's high single, R. Doyle, at  262; Women's high single, Dot  Minor, 263. Dot also had Women's''high three of 626." Men's  high three, P. Batistic, with a  644; Kingpins with high single  game of 964 also had high team  total of 2,841.  For the Ball and Chain, Harry Ladds had a very good night  bowling three  good  games    of  It costs so little to keep in touch with  jrour family or friends who are far  away, and they'll appreciate a waim,  personal visit by Long Distance Telephone. Why not phone someone yod've  been thinking of tonight?  Call by Number  for Faster Service  ���4  i  Book About  Propellors  "Marine Propellors ��� A  Guide to the Literature on Design and Production" was published recently as T.I.S. Report  No.. 40. So complicated are the  problems associated with the  perfpmance of screw propellors for marine propulsion that  the:.subject has become a fruitful field for theoretical discussion. For this reason,, the literature, is quite extensive and ya  great deal of time and energy  is often expended in obtaining  information on. routine design  & manufacturing problems. Attention therefore is invited to  the above report prepared by  Mr. G. G. M. Carr-Harris of  the Technical Information! Service. This contains extensive  bibliographies supported by  notes, and should be of practical assistance to anyone desiring readily available information in the design or production fields.  . National Research Council  BRITISH  COLUMBIA   TELEPHONE  COMPANY  WATCH AND  JEWELRY REPAIRS  y Fast Efficient Service  Chris's   Variety   Shoppe  212, 221, and 203 for a total of  636. Don Caldwell had high  single honors with a 309, also  winning himself a gold star for  ���his efforts. The high team total  was Les Jackson's team, score  of 2422.  Housing  Over $5,331,000 worth of prefabricated houses were shipped  by Canadian sash, door and  planing mills in 1952, nearly  three times the $1,850,000  worth produced in 1951.  Sechelt Waterworks Ltd.  NOTICE to CONSUMERS  We are installing a new 50,000 gallon Tank, and are  making other improvements to the main system."  It will be necessary to shut off the supply for a few  hours on two occasions, during the period of 11th-to  18th of October.  Whenever the Pressure begins to fail, you are requested to draw and store sufficient water for necessary domestic purposes.  We jfchank you for your co-operation.  SECHELT WATERWORKS LTD.  EXCEPTIONAL BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITY  Opportunity available   iri   this   area  for reliable party  to operate Auto-  \ V.'.':.  matic 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  $2,500.00 which is fully secured by  machines and inventory. Write fully  about yourself giving age, address,  and phone number to: Vice-President, National Distributing Company  of Canada, 912A 16th Avenue North  West, Calgary, Alberta.  *  ORIGINAL  .& _F% Li Lb  2 For the PHce of 1,-Pliis'lc  WEDNESDAY  October 13th  THURSDAY  14th  FRIDAY  15th  SATURDAY  16th  Our 1c Sale Flyer Is In The Mail For You. Plan To Shop Early While  Stocks Are Complete.  HOW THE Ic SALE OPERATES  During the original Rexall Fall One Cent  Sale, for FOUR DAYS ONLY, a cent buys  as much as any other coin in your purse.  You buy one advertised Rexall item at the  regular advertised price and get another,  one just like it for One Cent Extra.  Over 250 Items on Sale  BUS AND MAIL ORDERS WELCOME  BE SURE TO INCLUDE EXPRESS WITH AMOUNT OF ORDER  wmm��im$MM$^^  Items listed are Regular  GUARANTEED REXALL  PRODUCTS  Freshly Stocked for This  MONEY SAVING EVENT  TWICE AS MUCH FOR  ONE PENNY MORE  AT LANG'S DRUG STORE  i u--.ni.jiwimwmn.njuuMfjimHf.fJWW

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