BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

The Coast News Nov 11, 1954

Item Metadata


JSON: xcoastnews-1.0173840.json
JSON-LD: xcoastnews-1.0173840-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xcoastnews-1.0173840-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xcoastnews-1.0173840-rdf.json
Turtle: xcoastnews-1.0173840-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xcoastnews-1.0173840-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xcoastnews-1.0173840-source.json
Full Text

Full Text

 r  PROVINCIAL  LIBRARY-  Provincial  Library-  Victoria,   B.   C.  SERVING THE GROWING SECHELT SUNSHINE   COAST FENINSULA FROM SQUAMISH TO PENDER HARBOUR.  Published in Gibsons, B.C.  November 11.1954.  Volume 8, Number 45.  Steady growth of" the use of  electricity on Sechelt Peninsula  is shown in the ninth annual report of the B.C. Power Commission, which reflect the steady  increase of population in the  area.  While the figures presented  in the report cover the year  ending March 30; 1954 it also  implies future development on  trie Peninsula by commenting  on the fact detailed .. distribution surveys were made in the  Sechelt to Pender Harbour area and also on part of Gambier  Island. Since-the report was  prepared announcements    have  made that work on the distribution system into the Pender  Harbour district Will be undertaken this winter.  In the Sechelt system in 1947  there were 423 residential power users and in March, 1954  there were 1,304. They paid  $15,609 for power in 1947 and  $75,754 for the year ending  March, 1954. Revenue per kilowatt hour' in 1947 was 11.2. cts.  and in, 1954 it was 4.5 cts.  There were 74 commercial  service users in 1947 who paid  $5,747 for power and for the  year ending March, 1954 there  were 154    commercial    service  users who paid $21,440. This  resulted in an 8.2 cents revenue per kilowatt hour in 1947  and 2.9 cents per kilowatt  hour in the year ending March,  1954.  t  Other power users in 1947  numbered 4 and in the year  ending March 1954 they numbered 15. The cost to this classification has risen from 2:7  cents to 3.3 cents per kilowatt  hour.  Taking in all classifications  of users of power on Sechelt  Peninsula there were 501 in  1947 arid 1,476 in the year ending March, 1954.      The revenue  pery kilowatt hour has dropped  from 8.1 cents to 4 cents.  There are now 66.7 circuit  miles on the Peninsula, an increase of 6.2 for the year.  There was an increase of 120  new/services during the year.  The report on transmission  in the various districts has this  toy say of the Peninsula area:  "A complete patrol and survey  was made of the more inaccessible portions of the Clowholm  to Sechelt 69 kv line in Novem-  hioved. This, precautionary  measure proved of value for  no' ��� interruptions took place  ber and apparent    hazards    re-  ���--!-? Ig  ��_���  Peterson Recreation  Committee ChairrtVn  Queen " Mother Elizabeth " addresses guests at a Charte_\ D���ayv  dinner of Columbia University  in New York City. Resplendent'  in royal attire, the Queen Moth-  er^;re,ad a message ' from her  daughter, 'Queeri * 'Elizabeth tl,  congratulating the university  en its "remarkable record."  Pender Harbour Hospital  Will Have Second Doctor  STAN  BOWDLER  ���'. Following^ acceptance by the  Hospital committee of St. Mary's Hospital at Pender Harbour  of a proposal by Dr. Playfair  that he change his temporary  status to a more lengthy tenure  and that a second doctor be  invited to join with him in the  practice associated with the  hospital The Coast News is now  officially advised that Dr. R!  Alan Swan will join Dr. Playfair before" the end of ��� the  month.  Col. E. S. Johnstone, chairman of the hospital committee  states that the commitee is gratified that Dr. Playfair and Dr.  Swan feel that the practice associated with St. Mary's Hospi-  Odd Fellows  to Discuss Trip  Dave Whiting will address  v*he Sunshine Coast Oddfellows  Lodge meeting Friday, Nov. 12  en the "United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth."  Mr. Whiting will discuss ways  and means of raising funds fpr  sending a representative of the  Sunshine Coast oh the pilgrimage to New York, to see the  United Nations actually at  work.  The pilgrimage is 'for boys  and girls of 15 to 17 years of  age, who are high school students in grades 10 or 11, at;  the time they are selected for  this pilgrimage. These students  are joined by several hundreds.  from Canada and the United  States.  On their return home, <eaqh  delegate, makes a report on the  trip, and upon the United Nations as they have seen it.  The Sunshine Coast Lodge is  hoping to be able to send a  relegate in the summer of  1955.  tal is now regarded as worthy  of the full time of two "doctors  and that the move will improve  and extend the medical service  the hospital offers to the district it serves.     -^  Dr. Alan Swan, who is at  present practicing at Duncan,  is a graduate of Queen's University.. He interned at St. Paul's  Hospital at the same time Dr.  Playfair and during those  years the plans for a possible  future partnership were formulated. Dr. Swan has taken special training in anesthesia  which will assist in the surgical  services of the hospital. Mrs.  Swan is at present working  with him as a nurse and is a  graduate in obstetrics. She will  assist him in his practice at St.  Mary's.'Dr. Swan expepts to  leave Duncan for Pender Harbour on or about Nov. 19 and  will start .his practice at St.  Mary's shortly  after  that date.  Officers of the Gibsons and  District Recreation Commission,  were elected at Monday's meeting at Bill Peterson's home.  Bill Peterson is chairman,  Bob Wilson, secretary, and Jim  Drummond Jr. is treasurer.  The executive is composed of  Norman Hough, Dr. Hugh Inglis, Ron Godfrey and C.' P.  Ballentine.  It was decided to register the  Commission under the Societies  Act.  The School Board is to be approached to ascertain the re:  ^uiremen,ts for the use,of the  school auditorium. Norman'  Hough, one of the trustees will  outline the position of the commission at the next school  board meeting. I  There is to be a meeting of  the district commissioners in  Gibsons on Friday, Nov. 19,  where Jerry Mathisen will outline further procedures.  It was agreed there should  be no canvassing of merchants  for funds to start activities. In-  Mrs. Alice French of Sechelt  has been asked what happened  to her old dog. Since she rated  ;a,<jvjite up in The Coast. News  arid.so spry, here    is    a    little  item.  Price Support  Debate Held  At' the Farmers' institute  ^meeiim^ last week . more... than,  usual interest was taken in Jo-  col school \ affairs and as each  month goes past it is hoped the  institute will ��be further enlightened.  The B.C. Federation of Agriculture's "Price Support" subject received attention with  each member favoring price  jupport. .In justice to other  districts which are really farming communities, the institute  visely refrained from making  any suggestions    on    incentive  rice or cost of production    or  parity price formula.'     .It   waa  mentioned   the    institute    feels  uality produce  should be recognized,    and    that    endeavor  hould be made to place farn>  ing on par with industry.  Need Helpers  in Blind Drive  More help is needed to collect funds for. the Canadian  National Institute for the Blind,  says John Wood, chairman of  the Gibsons and district committee set up to assist the CNIB  in this area.  "To date we have had a  fairly good response as far as  it has gone but we need further aid to cover a wider territory so if there is anyone who  feels he can help out please  phone or see me at the Wood  Hardware Store and instructions will be given any who desires to help in the canvas,"  Mr. Wood said,.  Those persons who have so  far neglected to contribute to  the fund will be able to leave  their donation at the Bank of  Montreal" office in Gibsons or  Sechelt, Mr. Wood said.  ste^ad, there will be membership fees, which will cover a  group insurance plan for all  participants in various activities under the scheme.  This Dog  on't Die  After listening,'to so many  people who thought Traddie  would be happier in the dogs'  heaven, seeing she is now nineteen, Mrs. French decided to  put her to sleep. She was-given  six tablets from a prescription  made up by the local drug  store.  After a nice long sleep, she  staggered in for breakfast, with  the other dogs.  All she had was a hang-over.  Evidently she has decided  she will die when her time  comes and not before. She however is mighty particular what  she eats, and shoves her food  around before she will take a  mouthful.  PRIZES  FOR ESSAYS  Students of Elphinstone High  School may compete for prizes  totalling $50 by writing the  best essay "on the subpect "The  responsibilities of ratepayers  toward their school."  Closing date is Dec. 11, Saturday, when essays must be at  the Coast News. Judging will  be done by a comrnittee immediately, so students >will have a  cheque in time for Christmas.  First prize is $25, second, $15  and vthird, -$10.  More details next week.  during the winter months. The  higher elevations and the rough  terrain which the line traverses  aver the greater portion of its  ength make it extremely difficult to approach or patrol in  ;he winter months. A few interruptions occurred but these  were either momentary or of a  ninor nature.  There are 23.6 customers per  mile on the Peninsula circuit  ind the investment per customer has risen from $208 to  $214.  Out of a total; - revenue of  ?104,884 for the Peninsula circuit net surpluses for the year  totalled $2,182 which goes into an accumulated stabilization  reserve now set at $15,768. Total costs for the Sechelt distri-  outuion area were at March 30,  1954, $370,093.  The report, covering operations of the entire B.C. Power  Commission operations for the  fiscal year ended last March 31,  reveals that gross revenue, at  $7,103,853 was 20 percent  greater than in * the previous  year, and 45 percent greater  than in the 1951-52 year. \  This reflects    the    increasing!  number of    customers; , served, '>  which was up about 6 1-2 per-.  cent during the year to a total  of 52,773 and the greater   use  of electricity.  Gross revenue represented a.  return of 11 percent on the ay-.  erage investment irv., capital ,as-;  sets,, as,compared-;to .106 per-  cc*nt yih ':lV52s:5^;vand ! 1Q; ��� percerft  Energy requirements fprfiihe'  Commission's widespread system-showed a sizeable 32 percent-gain over the 1952-53 fiscal year, from 526,853,648 to  697,120,234 kilowatt hours. j  Ninety-one percent of the re_ t  quired power came from the |  Commission's own hydro-elec- j  plants..  Following the trend set by a  great many large companies,  including a number of public  utilities in Canada, the B.C.  Power Commission has established its Ninth Annual Report  in a graphically illustrated  form, complete with effective  use of color.  Designed for the information  of the general public, the '���  abridged report gives highlights  :��f the 1953-54 fiscal year, and  points up interesting infomation  through easily - understood  graphs, tables and photographs.  ���'Copies of the report may be  obtained by writing to the B.C.  Power Commission's Head Office at Victoria.  B.  S. Vanstone,  president  of  the Bank of Toronto,   will,   be'  chairman of    the    consolidated  Toronto-Dominion Bank if merger of the two takes place. Gov-;  ernment    permission    for      the;  merger has beem given,      confirming   the   rumor   that   has'  been circulating    for     months.  The new bank  would have as-1-  sets of    $1,100,000,000,    fourth,  largest in Canada.  Dan Johnson;  Dies at 80  Dan Johnson whose recollec-.  tions went b_jck to the earliest;  days of Pender Harbour's set-;  tlement, passed , away at his  home in Ga&eV Bay on Moh-'  day.        . . V  His age was reputed to be 80,  according to the records at St.:  Mary's Hospital. where he had.  bee%;.looked after during his.  recehty long illness. But. Dan^  huriself said he'dybeen- 80;:-for���  krianyS 'many y^rS;|y;;KyP^^Dan:'.'  fjne Vexample :p��0t^e^:h;est^)_tea-y'  tures  of the first, Canadians:  He was always ready to chat  about the history of the Harbour and his stories of the Indian wars in Garden Bay when  the Hiada war parties came  down from the north were filled with the color and romance  of the early days, of the Coast.'  CUB  CHRISTMAS  TREES  Cub packs from Gibsons, Sechelt and Wilson Creek are taking orders for Christmas trees,  the proceds from the sale of  which will be devoted to their  work. These young businssmen.  are working to raise money for  their projects, all of which, in  one form or another, are good  for the district. They will ap-,  preciate all the - support they  can be given in this venture.  Logger injured  Mel Germaine- was seriously  injured Saturday afternoon  while working on the Enemark  Logging operations near Port  Mellon. The crew was pulling  rigging when a long log choked  back about 20 feet, swung on  its cable and caught Germaine  on the head and shoulder. He  was in what was considered a  safe place behind a big stump,  with just the upper part of his  body above, when the log  swung.  He was flown to Vancouver  and sent by ambulance to General Hospital, where he has  been found to have a slight  skull fracture and three broken  ribs.  Latest reports were favorable, and his condition, is good.  HOTELS CONVENTION  B. C. Hotels Association 30tb  annual convention, announced  by J. IS. "Blackie" Bengert,  president?* wii�� lie Nov. 15 to 18  in Hotel Vancouver.  60 FOOT FOREMAST FOR KETCH ZITA  A forty-five foot ketch  "Zita" is gradually being completed at the wharf in Gibsons  under the expert workmanship  of Gus Mahon, who has had the  project under way at intervals  over the past two years.  The "Zita" is built of tim:  bers cut and sawn by Gus  from the woods on his own  land and from the forest nearby. He has set up his own mill  to saw the planks especially for  the job.  She is forty-five feet over all  and her mizzen mast* which is  now ready to step, is ,40    feet,  the foremast to be 60 feet in  height. A suit of sails, four to  date, has been tailored by Gus,  and is all ready, once the  masts are stepped.  The ketch is a thing of lovely lines, and rides, as one old  salt leaning on the wharf described her "like a duck."  Gus himself says she must  sail, before he will know how  well he has built her.  The hull was built in the  woods, near the sawmill, and  brought to Gibsons by Al Ritchey with his fiatdeck trailer.  She was launched    just   T clow  Mr.    Grant's    home,    into    the  Bay.  Asked where he intended to  sail first, Gus Mahon said he  didn't really know, but first to  Alaska, maybe, or down to  California. "But that is nothing, that is not a voyage" he  said, and perhaps for an old  sailor who has sailed all the  seas of the world, going to California is just like stepping  across to the neighbor's.  The "Zita" is named after  the queen of Eastern legend,  who was, to quote Gus again,  "such a superior woman    that  all women of India pattern  themselves ��� after "hef.': With  such a name,, he feels, she  should be a ship of success.  Building the "Zita"    was    a  project designed to keep    Gus  Mahon healthy    in . mind : and  body, after a series of illnesses  and accidents  that might have  made a less sturdy man give up  and become useless.      That the  treatment has been highly successful is   abundantly   evident,  when one sees the    old    sailor  stepping lightly about the deck  of his ketch, or working about  the masts and guys strung    to  j hold them. 2: Coast News Nov. 11, 1954.  oas  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  every Thursday al Gibsons, B.C.  Member  B.  C.   Div.,  Canadian Weekly  Newspapers  Association  Member B.C. Weekly Newspaper Advertising Bureau  .    FRED CRUICE. Publisher  DO WORTMAN, Editor  Box  128, Gibsons,  B.C.    Phone   45W. .  Authorized as Second Class Mail, Post Office Department, Ottawa  Rates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 nibs. 75 cts.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year Sc per copy  ISTICE:DAY 1  Another Armistice Day; has rolled around and to  those individuals who are conversant with rolling barrages  and rolling tanks and suchlike it is a day on which their  memories recall in a quiet manner those who "gallantly  came East and gallantly went West." To those not Quite  clear as to the meaning of that phrase it should be explained  that during the First War when a man had been killed he  had "gone West." . ���  There are time's when the average veteran of both  wars does a little reminiscing" and wonders what the ghosts  of -the various battlefields will be doing on this Armistice  Day'of 1954. They will wonder what, 'the "Nobby" Clarks,  "Spud" Murphys, "Nipper" Naylors and all the other nicknamed ghosts will be doing because there are quite a number of Nobbies, Spuds and Nippers scattered in the various  cemeteries throughout the world.  One wonders, what they would say if they w,ere able  to communicate with us mortals through ordinary conversation. Some of the First War dead would rightly ask how the  world was progressing following the victory in the "war to  end all wars" and the dead of the Second War would have  every right to be extremely perplexed over the results of  the victory achieved by sheer force of arms in their war.  Wars do not settle much in terms of'-international  boundaries but they do have a knack of bringing out inventions which on the one hand do not save lives yet at the  same time can be put to use later for the purpdse of saving  lives. For instance atomic bombs are terrible weapons but  leaving aside their horrible explosive force and putting that  force to work-in other directions does mean that civilization  talces a step ahead. The cost of all progress is jgreat  It remains for those who experienced actual battle or  the pangs of bereavement through war to think their own  thoughts during the two minute silence. Those thoughts if  placed on paper so that all could read would not be too pessimistic about the future of civilization. And. the ghosts of  "No-Man's Land" would most likely advise keeping the head  high and the mind, alert without too ma/iy'. regrets about  what is now "water under the bridge."  L.S.J, continues to write of  his recent trip to Saskatchewan.   _.  BY R. F. KENNETT  October stretched out in. true  fashion giving the first gale,  the first killing frost, and the  first dense fog of the fall season. Rain was very near normal  and confined to the earlier part  of the month. As a result, skies  have been mostly clear and  temperatures above average for  th latter part of th month, and  peninsula residents basked in  warm afternoon sunshine in  spite of early morning fog  which in itself was confined  mostly to the water and low-  lying areas of the lower mainland.  October had. 16 days with  rain for a total of 3.05 inches.  The fresh gale, recorded on October 20 caused power outages  on the peninsula, and clearing  skies following the gale brought  chilly overnight temperatures,  plunging the mercury to ^1.3  degrees in the early morning of  Oct.   25. "  Overnight fog banks played  havoc with shipping arid : airline transportation, but 'warm  afternoon temperatures helped  somewhat to dissipate the "fog  banks and not bring transportation to a complete standstill..  Warmest day of the month was  67.5 degrees on Oct. 16 and a  deciding factor contributing to  the fierceness of the- gale and  cold wave which followed.  If November   runs    true    to  form,  rainfall  should be    near  6.9 inches and there should be  no snow, and the mean temper-  ,} aturo  should' be  hear  the  mid  if:-  ALONGSHORE  By Barrie Zwicker of The Coast News  Did you ever receive a letter    on    which    the    signature  was, to say the least, difficult to read?  Because,I had, I cooked up a while ago a poem entitled:  ���x^ Sincerely Yours  Sometimes a letter comes to me;  I open it immediately,  But after I have read the biz ;  I wonder who the author is.  The signature's a funny mark,  Like someone wrote it in the dark;  Hen tracks recorded in blue ink'  t Would  be more  readable, I think.' '.,-���'.  No crossed 't' ever mars the page  While omitting fetters is all the rage  And though I search it. carefully,  No dotted 'i' Looks up at me.  The more important the letter, I find, ���*  -. The more obscurely it is signed  , Until on official documents clean,  Only, hieroglyphics can  be seen.- .���>  It's said that no man e'er gained fame  If he could clearly write his name;  Young man, to be anything at all  You must develop a childish scrawl.  A.standing offer goes cheerfully  (It's quite-a-tidy sum)  To the person, Who: decodes for me  "Yours truly ���" Glubbleflum."  Christmas Cards  40's.  LETTER  TO EDITOR \  Editor: ������' ,';  In reference to a letter   froni  C. Y. Nical in your  last issue.  I would say that it is. criminal waste, to use public funds to  use public funds to try and rei  pair the "Folly" (which .is. a  good name) that we now have  at Roberts Creek. At the same  time I do think that any monies being spent could, benefit  Roberts Creek greatly, if they  were used for a harbour for  small craft to anchor.  Rustic solitude is all very  well, but we do not. want to  become a' "Ghost Town," and  if we had a harbour for small  craft, many people would enjoy the convenience. Also may  I point out that from Sechelt  to Gibsons is quite a stretch of  water and a disabled ship  would surely welcome a safe  sheltering place in case of emergency. \  Mrs. Jen Monrufet.  ave  Vour  r&ipur^L- or  BUSINESS GREETINGS  Printed  as  you   like  them  Order Early From  5_5ggat_^s^JE��-^^  "Government  Liquor Act"  (Section 27)   ..  NOTICE     OF     APPLICATION  FOR   CONSENT   TO    TRANSFER OF BEER LICENCE  NOTICE is hereby given that  on the 29th day of November  next, the undersigned intends  to apply to the Liquor Control  Board for consent to transfer of  Beer Licence No. 10205, issued  in respect of premises being  part of a building known, "'as  Seaside Park Hotel, situated at  Port Mellon, Howe Sound, upon  the lands described as /Parcel  "A" (Reference Plan - 752). Dis--  trict Lot 13.66, Group .1, New  Westminster District, Vancouver, Land Registration District,'  ,in, the Province of British Columbia, from Seaside Park  Limited' to Howe Sound Transportation Company Limited, of  999 West Pender Street,' Vancouver, British Columbia, the  ransferee.  Dated    at    Vancouver,    B.C.,  this 26th day of'October, 1954.  HOWE SOUND TRANSPORTAr  TION   COMPANY  LIMITED,  ���Applicant-and Transferee.        '  A distinct possibility of the  read into the farm being dry I  rode into the S.E. via Weyburn,  a notice of detour by order  keeping traffic ��>ff the more  direct road /through Stough-  ton. Vast numbers of early settlers knew this country well as  this was the pass to the western,  prairies. My farmer friend bemoans the fact that grandfather  in 1890 might'just as well have  kept on into the Regina plains  instead of stopping in the semi-  arid area where the family  ���farm is still growing  wheat.  * '.   *���   ��� *  We toured the country one  dry day arriving at Oxbow  where more of the clan are gathered with a' history of residence since the early '80!s and  again the story of rust and little crop. The gravel road to  Frobisher was a mess but we  risked it to look the oil field  over. We were not overco'me  by the activity. There was a  rig drilling-a bit off the road  but one could only walk to it  on account of' the mud and  there was cne weil close to  the road being pumped with a  rocker type pump arid a horizontal gas engine, A- very leisurely state of affairs I x:an assure you.  J       -���   '��� * *    , if.  The stripping of overburden  off the underlying lignite coal  seams at Bienfait is big business plus big machines and this  area has a briser look about it  I suppose due to payroll influence. One can take a truck and  get the Winter's supply of fuel  for around $3.20 a ton which is  a nice feeling in this area of  long' and' cold winters. The  folks here tell me that they  can stoke the autoniatic furnace, go away, and come back  two days later and still find  the house at 70. Hats off to the  pioneers who horsed it in with  wagons and shovelled it all  f-winter.  yy<y....:������.   -   _..-   ,.;.;.,/.,.���  * . <��     .      *  I was marooned here by the  I weather for one week. We  tried to get out: twice but we  were hauled out by the engine  as these chaps call the "rubber-  tired tractor. Finally it dried  out for a day and I hied for-  Regina via Stoughton and arrived there to meet more rain  and hear on the news that Es-  tevan. had an inch at one clip.  I must not omit Lampman.  They have a hospital there and  why, is one of those mysteries  because nothing would improve the place. Bleak, dour,  and desolate are my words for  it and about the inhabitants of  the country around    the    least  said  the better.  * *       *  At Regina clear and sunny  weather finally came and I  was on my way to Nipawin via  Saskatoon and Prince Albert.  The more direct road through  Tisdale and Melfcrt was out  of order and was waiting for  freeze up. From Regina north  there is the odd stretch of road  j where 70 to 80 mph can be at-:  tained and of course naturally  it will be, but it is ' highly  amusing to see the speedsters  get back to 50 (until -they know j  the car on the^horizon is ridt a  police car. Quite a sight too. to  see a cavalcade-ripple back to  legal when, over a rise, looms  a suspicious vehicle.  * . . #.      * -  Saskatoon in warm sunlight  and a light air from the west  is bright and sharp and gives  ?one;;,the impression-,-of being  j anx/ious to please.. The contiguity of the university may explain this': air of young smartness but I think old man Saskatchewan ..River has _a. lot to do  with it. f was not tarrying this  time so "P:A. being our target.  we made east by north on the  new highway then north Where  new construction took over  with the consequent detour  wr\ich although long was quite  good and eventually " brought  me on to the'pavement at Wa-  ka'w, a smart little place, and  from there we'Ve're soon into  P.A. a city of good historic repute and again- the" big river  _br,.a,; background. We, had 80  miles  ye.t .to, ~make  suppertime  at Sunrise farm and this  straight stretch ois gravel runs  through some of the richest  soil in the north and was only  a few decades ago a fine  stand of spruce and p'ine and  which is still being logged a  few leagues, to the north. The  high spire of the R.C. churcih  at Henribourg is a landmark  for miles and a few shrines  here and there show the area  to be in the main Catholic.  There are some fine old established farms  hereabouts..  * *       *  At last Nipawin; I have always liked the place; it seems  to have the air of the frontier  and in a sense this is so because  only a few miles away we have  that vast area of lakes and  rock that only stops at the  shore of the Arctic sea. As  i'.ome say up there, it is full of.  uranium or what ���" have you:  Nipawin has the one shopping,  street. and it is - also alongside  lhe great river but here it is  all one, the north and the  south having joined forces on  their way to Lake Wiimipego-  sis. A combination road and  rail bridge crosses here and  one can see how. terrible is the  ravage of the ice in spring  breakup.   * *.. "  *  "Nipawin in Cree means  j "woman on sand bar." This  goes back to the York boats or  the canoe brigades of the Hud-  sons Bay Co. And when these  visitors were. expected a squaw  would be stationed ori a sand  bar to watch and give advance  notice to get the mulligan  j warmed up and a keg or two  of spirits broached. In early  times when beaver was the fur  of the day it is reckoned that  this area trapped more beaver  than any other part of the HB  Co. territory.  Mine host brings in the mail  from Garrick, the nearest PO,  and I find that I have to drift  along so making course S.S.W.  for Saskatoon I take leave of  a very wet and bedraggled  | country where actually I saw  j ducks swimming amid ^ the  standing barley."     The    gravel.  highway via Rosthern was  good and made a nonstop rup  to Calgary most of the -way  being paved. The weather had  improved and there was; com-.  bining at many spots alorig the  road. "'���' y.  .���'���"������ ���*.   ���    * .    ������*���'; :?..'/.���'"''��� ���!---'\ ;  I had. no trouble parking _ru  Calgary, a sign I ^ suppose of  the price of crude and I y am  sure the good hostehries in the  town do not look down their  nose at applicants for ; shelter.  This ra ay teach them better  mariners we hope." Two days  here was enough as there was  adate with madam at Penticton  for the School Trustees Convention and here I think this  Odysey should end or I may  have .to start defending or attacking something.  CPR  TRIPS LONGER  Close.to twice as many travelled en Canadian National    as  ori Canadian Pacific trains  lasjt;  year,  but    the   ^average.y-CPRi:  journey was    nearly  . two-fifths  longer.    The  ; 18;081,q00    CNR|  passengers travelled ari average*  of 85.1 miles    at    an    average  cost of 2.984 cents per passenger mile, while    the    9,427,000  CPR  passengers journeyed    an.  average of 1.40.13 miles at    art  average cost of 2.817 cents' per  passenger mile.  The first  electric   railway in'  Canada was built iri Toronto in  1883.  I.O.6.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 meets Gibsons Legion HalL 2nd and  4th Fri: Ph. 104J, Box 111.  DIVIDENDS from  EXTRA DOLLAR!  Pur your extra dollars to work  through the practical, convenient facilities of Investors  ''Mutual. Ask your Investors  ������m<iic*-r ���epcasentativa (or full  Write or Phon<?  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  Room 313 Pemberion Bldg.  Phone MA 5283  ���    Vancouver, B.C.  INVESTORS  Syndicate  ^S|&  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  TO ALL PERSONS  INTERESTED IN EATING  GOOD FOOD:  To Wit:-  The First Section of the SEC HE 5_T LOCKERS (Lot 8, Sec. 3) at SECHELT B.C. is  Wearing Completion/ .  This Portion of the RETAIL STORE SECTION wherein it Is intended that FOOD,  MEAT, all types FROZEN GRUB, staple gw>-  series FRUIT and VEGS.)   wiH   be  sold   aft  VERY Interesting Prices-  The LOCKER SECTION CONSTRUCTION is being proceeded  with, at as high a rate' of speed; as the Law allows (RCMP pleasies  note) and Further Bulletins can be expected from  time   to  time.  Wmh-Next Week's  For Opening  orm  Watson  ft  Frank   Parker  Props..  This AdverL not displayed by the Gov't. Liquor Control Board. Harmony Harbour," CBC  Trans-Canada network, soon to  bfcgin its eighth season; features tales of the sea, giving  listeners an insight to the  great days of Canadian Maritime history; sea chanteys vary-  ing in sentiment from rollicking pirate's songs to sailors'  vesper hymns are also offered, featuring the Acadian male  quartet, above. The program  originates froni Halifax, Sundays at 9:30 a.m.  Keep Your Clotheslines  Off Poles for Safety Sake  --A- report. by -the kihairman. of  the Workmen's Compensation  . Bpard ; set forth .some .pt the_  dangers of attaching radio aerials and. clotheslines to power  poles, dangers which affect not  only the linemen but the  householder as well.  A lineman works under all  kinds of climatic conditions and  atten under pressure of emergency. He is aware of the cus-  Sechelt News  MRS. A. A.. FRENCH  ^, A report is received of the  4eath of Robert Kent last  week in Vancouver/Mr. Kent  was well known to us here in  Sechelt. He had been in ill  health for some time., He leaves  his wife Alice and one.son, Robert Kent, manager of the Red  and White Store in Sechelt.  Mrs. Elsie Martin ha^ been a  recent visitor from Ioca, stay-;  ing with her sister Mrs. Walter  McKissock.y She has now returned, taking Baby, Deborah  with her for a short visit. Ger-1  Ky McKissock is now seven  years old. He had a wonderful  birthday ."party C with little  friends Sheila Nelson, 'Bonnie  and. Corrinne Mills, Gail and  Val Swanson, and Terry Osborne. His daddy (Walter) is  much better now although still  iri the Pearson Hospital.  Noticed two more local teenagers being employed, Mary  Parker and David Parish, both  in Clayton's Grocery.  Mr. and Mrs. Bill Duncan  and family are here, visiting  their parents at Sechelt Inn.  :"'. Jack Fox and' Fred Shuett  are away on a hunting trip im  the Cariboo.  , Mrs. B. Cuthbert of Vancouver is    visiting    her    daughter,  Mrs. Fred1 Shuett.  /*���- . ���-  y Here from Vancouver, visiting Mrs. Margaret Gibson, are  Mrs. McBride, Mrs. Alice Peebles, and Mr. John. Watson.  . Mr. Arnold Toynbee is here  irom-., Vancouver visiting Mr.  and Mrs. John Toynbee.  . ^rv,and.....]VJ[rs.- Alice Mcln-  tosji are away for the winter  months.  tomary ��� attachments, .and they  are designed and spaced for  convenience in working. Illegal  attachments are in unexpected  places and are not always easily discernable.  A lineman recently suffered  painful injuries when his  climbing hooks slipped while  climbing a pole and in his fall  his arm was caught in the hook  supporting a clothesline. He  .wjas. n.pt using his safety H belt  because of the interference of  the clothesline.  If in descending a pole the  spurs strike the large headed  tacks used for illegally fastening, placards or entertainment  posters on a pole, the lineman  will invariably slip and might,  fall.  Householders do not seem  aware of the danger of electrocution when clotheslines are attached to powerpoles. Insulators  can fail and the resistance of  a wooden pole varies considerably Furthermore, a clothesline filled with a heavy load of  wet clothes under storm conditions could pull a pole over  and create a dangerous condition.  SAFER TO FLY  . The safety record of ,Cam-  ada*s commercial -airlines has  improved greatly in, the last  y^ive -years. In rl#48 they averaged one accident every 525,-  397. revenue miles, one . death  every 15,443 paying passengers  or every 6*4,447 payload miles.  Last year they averaged only  one accident every 736,795 revenue miles, only' one death ev-  ry 43,509 paying passengers or  every 1,103,954 payload miles.  A CORRECTION,  Incorrect.information was released that .400 ^students applied  last year to enter the Canadian  Pulp and, Paper Association's  Itesay Contest. This figure1  should have been 4000. The  19F4 Contest indicates it may  reach a record with the present figure standing at almost  3500 with two weeks 1�� go.  The contest ends November 30.  CONSTRUCTION STARTS    '.  Construction has started on  the latest, addition to the B.C.  Cancer Institute in Vancouver.  The new building, a $250,000.,  36 bed boarding home .will be  built by the Turnbull and Gale  Construction Co. Ltd. of Vancouver and was designed by  Mercer and Mercer, Architects,  615 West Hastings St.  MORE AIRPORTS  There were 433 airports in  operation in Canada at the  close of last year, 18 more than  at the end of 1952.  As a sample of the difficult  work power commission employees contend with on power  breaks S. B. Howlett of the  B.C. Power Commission office  at Sechelt was asked to prepare  a descriptive article covering  this phase of operations. Here  is his article:  The weatherman predicts 40  mile winds and posts gale warnings for the Straits of Georgia.  Utility troublemen brace themselves for the blow. Why do  40 mile gales always blow at  night? Some statistician could  probably prove that half the  winds blow in the daytime but  it never seems that way.  With a flashlight and working clothes handy ' by his bed  the troubleman, retires. At one  a.m. the phone rings ��� lights  are out on the Peninsula. On  with the clothes��� better take  oilskins along��� and down to  the warehouse. Two men are already there warming up the  line truck; a third appears.  Two men scout ahead in a  light truck watching the high  tension lines by spotlight with  lhe line truck lumbering behind. ���������-. ,    ,.,.  The rain, driven by the  wind, brats against the wind-  shieldr Was" that a-branch on  the. wires? Back up and take  another look. No, nothing there.  The first sectionalizing point  is reached at Wilson Creek Up  the pole with the aid of a spotlight and the primary line .is  opened. Wait there while some-  When Moving  Check License  If you have, and own a motor vehicle or have, a driver's  licence, did you notify the Superintendent of Motor-vehicles  ajt Victoria of your change of  address?  : This branch knows from experience thousands will have  forgotten that detail in all the  confusion and inconvenience  connected with moving. First  of all, the "Motor-vehicle Act"  requires the sending of these  address changes, and failure  leaves the licence-holder open  for prosecution. In addition,  those who fail to notify may  cause themselves inconvenience J  through not receiving proper'  licence - renewal application  forms from the Motor-vehicle  Branch. Each year many motorists are unfortunately in that  position, and a sudden deluge  of application requests is equally "a problem for the Motor-vehicle Branch.  If you haven't done so already the superintendent would  like to hear from y��u right  away.  When writing, quote your licence number, give your old  and new address, and your  name in full.  one radios the substation to re-  close on the first section. "Radio 70 calling Sechelt Substation." "Sechelt Sub answering  Radio 70, over." "Reclose on  the first section, all men clear,  over." "OKi-reclosure coming  up, stand by." "Radio 70 standing by." Suddenly lights spring  up in a house or two close by  and stay on. "Sechelt Sub to  Radio 70, have reclosed on  first section, over.' 'OK thanks,  trouble muust be further down,  we will check with you later,  Radio 70 out." "Sechelt Sub  out." Down the pole and carry  on. Lights are on Sechelt and  as far as Wilson Creek , now,  maybe the next section is clear  too.  Suddenly, out of the blackness, there it is. The spotlight  picks up a heavy tree fallen  across the wires. Two wires are  broken, the other two pulled  off the crossarm. That's a biting  wind and the rain drives down  to soak everything. Hard to see  in this blackness, better light a  flare to' give working light.  How is the sag, a little tighter?  OK now, splice in. Send up armour tape, the wire and one  hew insulator, one here is. broken, better check the ties on  the next few poles too.  The 30b is '. finally" finished  and everything ship-shape  again. Wonder how many more  trees will come down tonight?  The wind seems to be giving a  little though so perhaps it will  be OK. Better get back to bed  as it is now 3:30 and the work  day starts too soon at 8 a.m.  Bound to be lots of work to-  ir^rrow patching up individual  Coast News Nov. 11,  1S54. 3  house services and branch lines  that haven't yet been reported  as out.  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  WILL    ,  Winterize Your  Car or Truck  ��� ANTIFREEZE ���  Winter  Lubricants  - MOTOR TUNE-UP -  Have Small Repairs  A-i.xi   Done Now Or    ���-  Big Jobs Later !  Don't Forget Our  Welding Service  Phone 48C  Sechelt  As %n independent business man,  your insurance agent can ^offer _you  "tailored" insurance.  Because he is not limited to any one  company, he can select the policies  and companies that best suit your  requirements, adapting each policy  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 contimied protection.  THE INSURANCE AGENTS'  ASSOCIATION  OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  Look for this symbol  bffore you b-uy firs,  muto  tr gtneral ...   . '.'  1nntr0r.ee.  S3  BARGAIN RATES  FOR LONG DISTANCE  TELEPHONE CALLS  WATER  tells tKe trutk sibout wliisky  Put Seagram's "83" to the water tests  Water, plain or sparkling,  reveals a whisky's true, natural flavour  and bouquet.  $6 ***** ������  0^ Stttgtam^w^ -sure -  Thfr advertisement is not published 9r displayed by th�� Liquor  Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia,  Isn't there someone  miles away who would  like   to   hear   your  j  voice tonight? A  friendly long distance  call is the next best  thing to being there  in person. And it  costs so little to er joy  this fast, dependable  service.  From Gibsons  To:  Montreal, Que $3.05  Ottawa, Out  3.00  Halifax N.S. ...  3.40  Quebec, Que. '.  3.15   .  ilates shown are for sta-  tion-to-station calls, . after  5 p.m. and all day Sun-  Jay.  __BBBi______a____B-B-----*--u--~H-B-Baa*i  Call by Number  for Faster Service  BRITISH   COLUMBIA   TELEPHONE   COMPANY 4 Coast News Nov.  11,  1954.  GIBSONS  Round-up  MRS. LOIS BUCHANAN  Murray King has left Gib-  ons to work in Powell River.  Charlie Kirk and Jack Clements have left on a hunting  trip. This seems to be all the  rage nowadays.  Bill Farnham and Bill Swallow returned from V their expedition, and it is reported all  they  caught  was  a  duck.  Jimmy; Tyson is- back for a  visit. \)  Ruth and. Reg Godfrey returned from their short but  happy  holiday.  The dental offices in the Gibsons Theatre Building, will now  be receiving patients, three  days a week, with three, dentists from Vancouver. They are  Doctors W. Hallett on Monday,  D. Norbury on Wednesday and  L,   Crowley on Thursday.  Leading "Aircraftsman John  Cramer and- his wife are visiters at the home of his brother  arid wife, Jim and Jean Cram-  erj-of Granthams. John, will be  leaving for the east coast. Rev,  his wife, will be staying on.  Mrs. Chatt attended the  flower show last week. It is  the first time  in    three    years  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK  GOUGE.  GOUGE,  AC<0F<C0OWH<i  au? wirt or as  GOUGE,  U.S. 4o  DEFRAUD.  lkl&E5M_H  ^L URAL  MOUftfXlNJ  ruft.mq'fife  wow. 1R0K  SOUS OK  /Heir SKots  AK |HCH��1-K.  Cap. I��M, K-s fauna jjotoaTtal IW ����~l m~it  By r. j. scon  .O-VM&ERS  EJUBl.-fllt ���  E-EPKAHf  .  UP His Host  SHE..  tS&ttoPS-,  wesentatwe  Has Much Experence  Mrs. Margaret Slinn,    recent-1     Mrs.  Slinn   moved from Ire  rU$ A XtoMMW liYL  VIRUS .YACCiHl BEEK  P_VEIOPEP/��s^iy_.'  US^HC iMMUHHy  AqAlHSI plSlEMPEftlM  Around Pender Harbour  STAN  BOWDLER  Ratepayers of Pender Har  bour arqa turned out in good  number to the armual meetings  held in the district last week.  At Irvine's Landing Mrs.' Norman Lee was elected representative on the Board, Paul Harding at Nelson Island.  For Pender Harbour    attend-  that   Mrs.  Chatt  has been, out;  she  has  been  confined   to     the \ a"ce  area>  oliver  Brlsto.w  an'd  house due to illness. Mrs-  Bob  Donley were   elected   .  at the meeting held at Pender f tween the ratepayers and  Harbour      elementary      Senior  Second phase of a $2,500,000 | High School at Madeira Park.  B.   C.  Telephone  Co.   long  dis- j     There was- some   lively     distance  project  started   in     1951 : cussion on the election.of rep  has been completed, with the  opening of a second carrier system   to provide additional    cir-  resentatives and trustees of  which there are nineteen and  seven, .respectively. Other points  cuits  between   Vancouver    and ; taken up included drinking wa-  the Prairie and Eastern, points. ; ter   and   the   meeting   was     as-  IREl'S DRESS & STYLE SHOPPE  Is   Featuring-   LINGERIE  CRINOLINES, that make a party   dress   OUTSTANDING.  "Paper Nylon," Feather Light, Stands Alone  Double Nylon Net: Permanently Stiffened    ,  White Batiste, A Real "Standout"  Taffeta Half-Slips, in gay colors  PRICE RANGE, $2.95 io $3.95  A complete new line of "GOTHIC" BRAS  LOVELY GIFT SLIPS, priced as low as. $2. 95  Our PRE-CHRISTMAS DRESS SALE STILL ON  AVAILABLE SI&ES 12 TO 42 !  Phone 35-K ' Gibsons  STOPI  WE SUGGEST YOU HOLD THAT MAIL ORDER, until you've checked what your LOCAL MERCHANT  has in stock, or can get for you.  He's sure to have suggestions that will help you*'  Christmas Buying.  sured that adequate filters'were  installed..  On the question, of discipline  in school busses it was'felt that  the driver should take the responsibility of keeping order.  There were constructiye, suggestions made for the future enlargement of the school in view  cf the growing population- of  the area.  All in all, these meetings be-  the  School Board are a splendid  example of grassroots democracy at work and no parent  should fail to attend one occasionally. . ' .  *       *       *  This column would like to  add its personal regret at the  departure of Doug Murray.  Wherever encountered, at a  wedding reception, a Legion  picnic or in the business of a  Board of Trade meeting Doug  was always cheerful, even  though he has known for some  time of the possibilities of a  breakdown in his health. Everyone in the Harbour wishes  Doug and Em Murray the kind  of good breaks for the    future  If we may be pardoned I just  a couple more,references to.the  much-talked yafeoutSmorgasbord*  Dinner of the Board of Trade-  tele-  until next year - First  gram from . Premier  ��� -���;   JUSTIN !  SEE OUR PREVIEW OF BETTER TOYS  ���Knowles  -HARDWARfr  Phone 33  LTD.  Gibsons, B.C.  Donacona  Ceiling Tile  16x16 and 16x32  11 1/2^ Sq. Ft. Del.  Stapling Gun Available  Wall Plank  in various  Widths  AND COLORS  11 1/2 and 12<- Sq. Ft. Del.  �� a   .    ..  Bennett,  which owing to the rush of;the  evening was not read to . the  meeting: This wire, addressed  to the.president of the B of ,T,  after expressing regrets I.because, of the Premier's inability  to attend, then reads: "I would  like to take this opportunity, to  send the greetings and good  wishes of the government of  British Columbia and to say  that I look forward to accepting the invitation at a later  date. Wishing your organization'  every success in they, continuance of the excellent ; work  which it is doing." Signed:, W..  A. C. Bennett.     ,  ly elected School Representative for Gibsons has had plenty of experience with schools,  by seeing four of her growing  family graduate, and having  one in Senior High School.  Mrs. Slinn has had children attending school for the past 24  years, and four of them have  graduated - from Elphinstone  High School.  Stephen graduated in 1941,  and has gone on to take his  bachelor's degree in applied  science from UBC, and is. now  stationed in Montreal, an " instructor with the RCAF..  Mary graduated in. 1948, and  as a nurse was an honor graduate from St. Paul's Hospital.  She.has married a former Gibsons High 'School student, Bill  Razzell, who is% a graduate of  UBC, and winner of a four-year  fellowship at the University of  Illinois, at Urbana, seeking his  doctorate  in bacteriology..  Pat graduated in  1949,    and  won a scholarship from Elphin- j  stoiie High to McGill, where he.  is completing his fifth  year in  metalurgical engineering. He is  also teaching at: McGill.  Peter graduated this year in  June, and  is taking his ' senior  ���matriculation by correspondence  and at Elphinstone High School.  George is still in high school,  in Grade Eleven, and is vice -  president of the student council.  Police Court  Sulo Martin, Halfmoon Bay,  who was involved in an accident causing injury to Herbert  White of Sechelt, was charged  with driving without due care  and attention, and fined $25  and costs.  William Donald Mee, a logger from Gabriola Island,  charged with being in possession of a -32 calibre automatic  revolver without registration,  was found guilty, and paid a  fine of $10 and costs. The revolver in question was shown  to have passed through three  changes of' ownership without  registration."  Lome Gayle Buchanan of  Gibsons, for driving1 without  due care and attention was assessed a fine of $15 apd costs.  This occurred near Lew Reid's  corner in Gibsons. Buchanan  also received a suspended sentence of six months, and entered into a recognizance to keep  the peace, and was placed under interdiction, following a  charge of assault causing actual  bodily harm. The charge was an  aftermath of a party held in  the Buchanan home.  land to Regina in 1921. Mr.  Stephen Slinn) was the first  white child born in Regina,  then called Pile of .Bones. His  father, Charles, was one of the  first residents of Pile of Bones.  He was a baker, who supplied  the North West Mounted Police  with bread. When his son Stephen was but six months old,  he was kidnapped by a childless Indian woman,.;from whom  the police had some trouble in  recovering him.  Mrs.. Slinn was educated in  St. Matthew's Convent School  in Belfast, Ireland. She moved  frorri Regina, by iwayy- of; Cat:  gary to Hopkins Landing,  where she has lived with the  exception of three. years spent  in Vancouver with young. Stephen to complete his schooling.  Cubs Flown-Up  Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the  Cub meeting was Mother's  Day, and quite a number of  mothers were there.  The following boys were presented with their first stars:  Danny Coates, David Skidmore,  Tom Helena, John Hague, Noel.  Husby, Fred Inglis, Richard  Kruse, David Leslie, Ronnie  'Olsen and Bobby Wilson. Gordon Hunter and Terry Garlick  were unable to be present, and  also received stars. *  Mr. Feidler is taking over  the Scout Troop, and eight  Cubs were "flown up" to the  new troop, on Tuesday evening.  RARE  BOOKS  Dr: H) R. MacMillan has presented the University of British Columbia library with  200 volumes of Hakluyt Society  accounts of famous explorations.  Top Ouality Clothing  for Men and Boys  Leather Jackets, Boys'--.4 to 14 Years  Plain and Fringed $8.75 to $11.65  Leather and Suede Jackets  Men's and Young Men's Sizes $21.95 to $27.95  Wool Jackets ��� Plai-Js and Plain  Quilted Lining or Unlined $10.50 up    *  Cruiser Jackets $13.95 and $14.95  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29-J  Sechelt  X  Plumbing  Supplies  and  Fixtures  Electrical  Wiring  and  Supplies  Qualified Plumber and Electrician will be  -pleased io call and give eslimaieS:-at'- >  no further obligation.  SECHELI BUILDING SUPPLIES  Phone 60K Sechelt  /Mcfoll  Moves  .   Dr. ��� Duncan McColl has mov-  Some time in the near future jed from his office J& the water-  No Nails Showing  No Cracks to Fill  Gib  No Decorating Needed  See Them At  sons  Building  Supplies  Phone Gibsons 53  Ltd.  j-  1/  the' board is going to take our  Premier up on that    suggestion  and invite Mr. Bennett here io  get  acquainted with,  not    just  Pender    Harbour,    but    people  from the entire Peninsula.  -   The second  . item    is    on    a  smaller scale, but it too,    concerns   a  nice  gesture,  in     this  instance    by    Tony    Gargrave,  our MLA. After he had braved  the milling throng around    the  smbrgasord  table   and succeeded in  filling his plate, he saw  an elderly lady without a plate,  and   obviously  not  quite     spry  enough on her feet to join the  rush. Tony just gave    her    his  plate without hesitation.    Whether you agree with    a    man's  politics or otherwise, consideration for others is a quality everyone  can  admire.  *       *       *  The Bazaar sponsored by the  -BJ/_    -;g    O;   ^JBIIIXny    S(U9Ul6^\  ry's Hospital was. an outstanding success and sales were  brisk .all' Saturday afternoon.  Sue Klippenstein, a rece*ht  bride, was winner of the $25  merchandise certificate. The  permanent ' wave donated by  Mary Woodburn went to Mrs.  Ted Sunquis't and the Pyrex  ware  to Miss  Frances Wilson.  Len Larson is in St. Paul's,  Vancouver, with fresh complications resulting from the injury he suffered last winter.  He's under observation for  trouble with discs and it's a  complicated treatment.  j  front to a new.suit'e.:in the Vil  lage E'nteir^riseyBuiiding, above  the Bank  of Montreal..  Here, he has a pleasant ante  room, a consulting room, X-ray j  room and ,an examining room,,  all pleasantly decorted in    new'  colors,   with  laminated ��� beamed  ceilings, tiled floors, new light1  ing effects, and    big    windows  looking on both the mountains,  and the sea.  Thriftee ftores  Features  i  ew Heavy-Wei3.1t Corduroy Trousers  for Boys  Sizes 2-4-6; with Half Belt; Elastic Back, pr. ... $4.50  Sizes 8 to 14; Belt Loop; Zipper, per pr  $5.50  A Real "THRIFTEE" BUY, in Good Color Range  CHILDREN'S WOOLEN TUQUES,  from Baby  to  Teenage.     All Colors,  all   Styles,   including  the popular Horse-Tail, or the Ear-flap Caps.  SWEATERS���SIZES TO FIT BABY TO LADY  Gay Colors in Harvey Woods SNUGS  100% Spun Nylon .  Tiny-Tots "I}stron" Snow Suits; Water Repellant;;  Wind Resistant; Quilted Lining. Children "grow into?'  these, not out of them.  Complete Outfitters To The Family  THRIFTEE STORE  Next McLean's Shoes Gibsons,  A & B  SERVICE STATION  GIBSONS, B.C.  Thank   You All For Attending and Making   Our  Opening   Successful  AND-; NOW- ".'.->  WE'RE HERE TO SERVE YOU.AUTOMOTIVELY,  with Tops in Mechanical Trainiog  Up-To-Date Tools and Equipment  Imperial Esso Fuels and Lubes  Atlas Batteries, Tires & Accessories  In Short, Tops In Service and Supplies  PHONE GIBSONS 68-V-2  Phone Your Esso Dealer for your Fuel Oil Deliveries versary  On Sunday, Nov. 7, Mr. and!as part of an annual progrm. In  Mrs. William G. Chatt, of Gibsons, celebrated their 58th  wedding anniversary quietly at  home.  Mr. and Mrs. Chatt were mar_  xied in the Hampton Church  (where all the royalty used to  be married) in Hampton, Middlesex, just '12 miles from London.  After the first war, in 1920,  Mr. Chatt moved    to    Vancou-  Vancouver, he followed this  trade, starting with the CPR  gardens in - Kerrisdale, then  with the Vancouver Parks  board, and then for 21 years at  the Vancouver Court House.  When the-Charts retired finally, to Gibsons, Mr. Chatt kept  up his gardening, and his  greenhouse, and his always had  the most wonderful display of  flowers,  both  indoors   and out.  ver with his son, and the fol- j He stilL grows beautiful chrys-  lowing year, Mrs. Chatt joined anthemums, and showed a  him.  They  lived  in Vancouver i bloom called Romance,  a  love  until  15  years  ago,.  Mr. Chatt was a gardener in  England, where, as a nurseryman, he recalls forcing over a  million tulip bulbs for cutting,  between  Christmas and Easter,  7&cMV��a  '. '. ���.--. '       - *      ������  Wet feet while I. was window  shopping last week- sent ��� me  down to MacLean's Shoes in  Gibsons, where I obtained rubbers. .1 could have, had hip';]  waders, knee length boots, ankle rubbers, or tiny .rubbers not  much bigger than the bowl of  a dessert spoon. As far as Mrs.  MacLean can arrange it, no one  need have wet feet.  Stopped to admire the various new toys in. Lock Knowles  Hardware window. What a lot  of replicas there are of today's  machines and tools. They make  a most attractive display in a  window, and it takes' no imagination at all to see them under-  a Christmas tree, or in the  hands of a5 delighted small  child.  Looked at some brushed rayon bed jackets and gowns in  Irene's Dress and Style Shoppe,  and admired their warm softness, as well as their lovely colors and beautiful finish and  trim. They are both useful and  beautiful, and would be a comfort to own.  Not only; the5 exterior 'of the  Sechelt Red and White Store  dressed in new colors, but the  staff in hew garb of trainmen's  hats and bandanas around  their necks, while they point up  buys at their "Trainload Sale." j  Never knew a trainman's cap'  could be''worn-' -with such appeal as when Dora wears one.  Nothing could    possibly    feel  as warm    as a    pair    of   those  ly golden yellow, in a vase on  his living room tabe.-  Mrs. Chatt has not been able  to keep-up her community interests as well as formerly,  ���having been disabled somewhat  since the removal of a toe-nail  three years ago. She has been  confined to her" own house and  grounds, but recently was able  At Wilson Creek Community  Club hall Nov. 5, about 60 parents and friends attended, the  ) first parents' night of lhe First  Wilson Creek Cub Pack and  Scout Troop. Highlight was the  presentation of the charter to  the Wilson Creek Community  sponsor of the Pack and Scout  Troop.  Mr. O. J. Moscrip, District  Commissioner for Sechelt Peninsula Scout Association presented the charter to Mr. J. McLeod, chairman of the committee set up by the Community  Club to assist the Cub Master,  Mr. Tommy Stokes,. and Scout  Master,  Mr.  Ted Farewell.  Mr.  Coast News, Nov. 11, 1954. 5  ���^i  Eiiderly lady fond of children  as mother's help. Could have  free week-ends. Phone Gibsons  10L for particulars.  St.  John's Ambulance.   Asso-1 HELP WANTED  ciation has authorized Cliff  Mahlman to be instructor of  the Basic First Aid Course  sponsored by the Civil Defence  of the Gibsons-Sechelt area.       j     Household help; full or part-  Cliff Mahlman is holder of a   time   Box  168j Gibsons, or ph.  fist class St.  John's Ambulance   105K  First Aid Certificate   and it is   ,   expected   he   will   be   qualified i FOR SALE  as an instructor to give lessons  in the Advanced First Aid  Course to those students who  qualify iri the basic First Aid  Course.  A great deal of interest is being shown in this basic First  Aid Course and a "goodly number have   announced  their    in-  rratiend "the "Gibsons Chrysan-1 the success of   the    Pack    and  tk      first j Troop depended a great deal on  j the zeal and  leadership  of the  themum Show    for  time. ..-.--.  r Mr. and Mrs: Chatt live comfortably  in  their home    "Oak-  hampton," a house with one of  the finest* of all the wonderful  ���views   of   Gibsons,- from ���  their  many windows. Their son Percy built the home 15 years ago,  when Mrs. Chatt used to    come  up in the    early    spring,    and  then once the weather    warmed, she stayed    until    October,  each year. x  Two sons, Percy and Alex,  were boatbuilders. Percy now  -works at Ocean Falls as a carpenter, nd Alex still works in  Vancouver. One daughter, Mrs.  MacVicar, lives in Port Kells.  Both Alex and Mrs. MacVicar  talked to their parents by phone  on their wedding anniversary.  The family now includes six  grandchildren and seven great  grandchildren!  Mrs. Chatt is SO years of age,  and Mr. Chatt is 77, and both  are in moderately good health.  Mr. Chatt's failing eyesight  prevents him from doing much  of the firier parts of gardening,,  including disbudding his \ "chrysanthemums; "They are both .in  excellent spirits, and looking  forward to the celebration of  their diamond anniversary  two years.  McLeod replied on behalf of his Mention, of taking the course,  committee and the Community Enrolment in the course can be  Club saying that they    realized  made at a meeting to be held  in the Kinsmens Club House,  situated on the playgrounds at  8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and all  interested are invited to attend.  At the conclusion of the  course, St. John's Ambulance  First Aid certificate will be  iisued to successful students.  the trust in which  they    must  hold the charter.  Mr. Moscrip emphasized that  Cub and Scout Masters, as they  were in. direct contact with the  boys. After a certain length- of-  time these two men will receive  their .warrants from the Scout  Association of Canada.  Mr,  George   Hill  Dies  Mr. George Nicholas Thomas  A. Johnston, president of j Hill, of Gower Point, died sud-  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibson s. tfn  Six acres at Jervis Inlet, Egmont. Close to school, PO and  store. 500 ft. shoreline. Year  around anchorage. Price $1000.  Mrs. Melvin Jeffries, phone  ���44R, Sechelt.  Commercial Site��� all cleared; right on Sechelt highway;  excellent for drive-in with cabins��� .275 feet hiway frontage;  full price only $1750. Totem  Realty.  FOR  SALE (Continued)  Bougrb  and   Planed  Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z  KOLTERMAN SAWmLLS  Halfmoon Bay  1 rose lounging chair, dining  suite, 5-piece mahogany bedroom suite, Simmonds spring  and mattress; - china cabinet;  Frigidaire and washing machine, AC, like new. Apply residence Mrs. Douglas Murray,  Irvine's Landing, Pender Har*  bcur,  B.C.  2 lets on Porpoise Bay Road,J__  Sechelt.      Also 2 small houses, \ FOR RENT  Mrs. Melvin Jeffries,  44R,    Se-  chelt.  Young turkeys, 35c lb. live  weight. Phone Wilson Creek  5W. tfn  Lots��� now is the time to  buy that let; nice locations;  easy terms. May we show you  these. Totem Realty.  WORK  WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. .     .    tfn  the district council of the Se  chelt Peninsula Scouts spoke on  what it meant for the boys to  be part of such an organization  which was world wide.  Mr. Farewell told the audience of the idea of Scouting,  which is based on a boy's desire  to be one of a gang, but Scouting ensures it is an orderly  gang. " The Cubs are taught  games which make them alert  to obey commands. They then  graduate to Scouts, when they  are. taught skills and to shoulder responsibility.  The Scouts entertained with  two skits. A short social period  w��th refreshments closed th^  evening.  in  spun nylon snugs I saw in scarlet, at the Thriftee Store. Even  the color is comforting, not to  mention the fit. All the other  colors are equally brilliant.  After coming back    from    a  little trip to" the brighter lights  I find that shopping in our own  stores is somehing one can    dev  with    comfort    and      pleasure.y  Waiting for a    clerk    is    very I  brjef,  and  while waiting,    one  may browse about,    look    over  the merchandise,  and    find    it,  . prjiced SO: very    reasonably    in.  mpst cases, chat with the neighbors or the proprietor, and run j  ni} risk  of    having    something  either knocked  or snatch froni  one's hands. Frankly, this "shop.-  per" fjjnds the ^stores    on    the  Peninsula excellent in    service,;  comfortable to shbpMn,, surprisingly well stocked, yancl reason-;  able in price..      'y-':-x   ���������     ���'.--    '���=���'''  Watsons Get  Store Ready  Teachers Back  From  Convention  Teachers of the North Shore  District held their annual convention in West Vancouver on  Nov. 4, 5 and 6. About 300  teachers from districts as scattered as North Vancouver,  Squamish. and Britain River  convened in the West Vancouver High School to discuss problems pertaining to education.  Dr, Purdy of. the B.C. Electric Company spoke Thursday  evening on "Liberal or ���' Vocational Education." He presented  a strong plea for the attributes  yielded by a liberal arts programme.  Friday was a busy day. The  business meeting began at 9  a.m. with Mrs. Beatrice Rankin,' v'president of the North  Sh'��re. District .Council, in the  chai#��/^Sectional meetings for  subject'������matter teachers gave  much food for thought .to:!those  seeking better ^methods'! of  teaching. :;*i  ���Saturday morning saw:,;-much  lively discussion by Mrs. \ Day  and Mr, Peers of the Elphinstone High School, staff, when  resolutions regarding curriculum and policy were discussed.  RUMOR. SCOTCHED  Local residents became some.=.  w.hat interested and excited- by:  the appearance of a numb\r of  pieces of equipment of the Do-;  minion    Bitulithic      equipment j  coming off the ferry, on    Monday morning.      Rumors, spread  quickly as the  machines    progressed, up the Peninsula.  Instead of paving the highway from fiarl Cove, as was  conjectured, they are going  ahead to do some work for the  Powell River Paper Company,  quqit independent of highway  work, according, to Road Foreman Pilling.  Mtt-xp  denly. in North Vancouver Hos.  pital on Monday, Nov. 8. He  had been' ill for several weeks.  Funeral, service was held in  North Vancouver, and interment at Abbotsford.  Mr. Hill was 81 years of age  at his death. He leaves three  daughters, Mrs. C. E. Jones and  Mrs. T. S. Mosher of North  Vancouver, and Mrs. J. R. G.  McVity of Toronto, five grandchildren, two sisters and one  brother.  He was predeceased by    his  son,  his wife   and  his  brother,  A. B. B. Hill,    who    als0   had  I lived at Gower Point.  Pratt .Road- extra-special ���  14 acres for only $1000 ���- it's  a  bargain.  Totem  Realty.  : Furnished suite across from  Co-op; Apply Mrs. Milligan,  Gibsons.  .   5-roomed       house,       modern,  close to road.    Beach property,  Fast,     accurate,     guaranteed   Selma    Park.      Phone    Wilson  >vateh    repairs.   Marine   Men's   Creek, 5S. 47  Wear, Gibsons.  tfn  HASSANS  WILL BE PLEASED  TO SERVE YOU  during -he  Fall Fishing  H  assan $  Store  Phone  11-U  PENDER HARBOUR  Waterfrontage���-1 several new  listings��� quite attractive. Totem Realty. ,  Watch Repair: All types of  watches and jewelry repaired.  Reliable, fast, efficient. Union  General Store, Sechelt.     /     tfn  CCM lightweight bike, 3 -  speed, headlight. Very good  condition. Phone Sechelt 46K.  PAD  ���>?%���  BANK  WINS AWARD  Rated top financial advertiser  on ' the North American contin-  ���has  .;'���' Mr. and Mrs.'-Norman;' Wat-:  ;i?on and Fernv have ��� mdv^d into'  ���their new^.^artmfent/abo.ye^-the'.!;  ���jstore, in exactly - ��� two    months-  from the; time the lot was surveyed and.site pegged  by Mr;'      .   ,.     ���    .     ��� ,-    _  E   C   Cook /': '  ���,:   i,ent' the Bank, of Montreal  Harry Bachelor and' Goitty'been awarded th? "Socrates'  Head an* to bW congratulated High Awards of the Year" for  on their'efficiency'-''in".-setting its advertising, during the past  this record. ��� 112 months.      The    award    has  The Watsons, found the. vil-''come to Canada only once be-  lage a most sociable neighbor-' *'ore> in. 1946, and it the B of M  hood, and decided to come to'also which gained the distinctly Peninsula to .live. They find'tion on that occasion.       <  TV reception pretty good here,  even by yancouver standards.  The new food store, which  will handle meats, frozen foods  and vegetables, Sechelt Lockers  as the new'Vbusiness, is ���' to be  known, is located opposite the  bus depot at Sechelt.  Announcement of the award  is made by Vincent Edwards  and Company, publishers of  "Bank Ad-views," a monthly  publication which evaluates  the advertising of banks and  trust companies throughout the  United States  and Canada.  Nov. 11 ��� Sechelt Legion  Hall, social evening 8 p.m.  Nov. 11 ��� Gibsons Legion  Hall meet at 10:45 a.m., sharp.  Comrades Canadian Legion 109,  Ladies Auxiliary, Girl Guides,  Brownies, Cubs, ���-Forage caps,  medals to be worn. Service ini  hall at 11 a.m. Church choir in  attendance. Everybody welcome.  Nov. 12 ��� . Gibsons, "Show  Night" at the High School gym.  Nov. 12 ��� Gibsons School  Hall, 8 p.m. another popular  Crib and Whist evening; prizes;  refreshments; fun for all.  Nov. 12 ���sPort Mellon Wo-  mens' Service Club Bazaar, in  Community Hall, 7:30 p.m.  Nov. 15 ��� Port Mellon PTA  Cribbage' tournament, Cafeteria,  8 p.m. Refreshments.  Nov: 16 ��� Gibsons WI meeting at' Mrs. .Winn's at 2 p.m.   .  ���Nov . IS ��� Gibsons, Anglican  Parish .Hall, W.I. Tea and bazaar.  Nov. 18. V��� Roberts Creek ���  VON Bridge Party in Legion  Hall.  Nov. 19 -^-Roberts Creek, St.  Aidan's Church 2 p.m. bazaar  and tea. Keep this date in  mind. ''  Nov. 22 ��� Gibsons Board of  Trade regular meeting.  Nov. 24 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall, 8 p.m. Bey Scouts District  Executive meeting.  Nov. 25 ��� Gibsons, Legion  Hall, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Eastern-  Star Tea  and Bazaar..  Nov. 26 ��� Roberts Creek,  Legion LA 219, Whist Drive,  8 p.m. Everyone welcome..  Nov. 27 ��� Roberts Creek  Community Hall Dance. Evan  Kemps Orchestra.  Nov. 27 ��� Gibsons School  Hall, P-TA Dance. Port Mellon  Orchestra in aid Christmas  treats.  Nov. 30 ��� Roberts Creek Legion Hall, at 12 noon, Pottery  Club. Boston luncheon, raffle,  etc.,  Dec. 1 ��� Gibsons Parish Hall  general meeting of St. Barfhol.  omew's WA. 2 p.m.  Dec. 3 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall, 7:30, Farmers Institute  Pot Luck Dinner.  Dec. 3, Gibsons, United  Church W.A. Christmas Tea  and Sale, Church Hall, 2:30  p.m.  Dec. 6 ��� " Gibsons Parish  Hall, 8 p.m.. Farmers Institute  meeting, guest speaker, Mr. B.  Williams, Health . Inspector;  films.  Dec. 18 ��� Roberts Creek,  Legion LA 219, Whist Drive, 8  p.m. Everyone Welcome.  This Week's Special ��� Very  This week's special ��� Comfortable furnished home. two.  bedrooms, lights, 5.cre ground,  nice location; full price $5550  on very easy terms.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Church Services  November    14  ANGLICAN     '  22nd Sunday. after Trinity  St.     Bartholomew's    Church  Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3:30 p,m, Remembrance Service  St.  Hilda's  Church  ���-  Sechelt  11:00 am. Sunday School  1:45 p.m. Remembrance Service  St, Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11 a.m.    Remembrance Service  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  At Gibsons, waterfront cottage, big kitchen. Bedroom,  living room. Full plumbing. Unfurnished. $30 per month. Totem Realty: 46  Rent free house in exchange  for caretakers services at  Keats Island Baptist Camp;  Married couple preferred. For  further, information contact G.  R. Slade, 2875 West 22nd, Ave.,  Vancouver, B.C.  INSURANCE  Prompt, dependable service  for all your Insurance and Real  Estate Needs. Phone Sechelt 53JT  Evenings and Holidays: H.B.  Gordon, 81 H, or T.E. Duffy*  31M. tfn  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.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. the  1st, 2nd and 4th  Sundays  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn.  PERSONAL  DANDRUFF? ITCHY SCALY  SCALP? FOUND: New. Research Preparation developed  in Germany called SEBORIN.  SEBORIN is not a hair dressing but a proven relief for dry,  itchy scalps. SEBORIN supplies  what's lacking in these scalp  conditions. Ask for Seborin  Scalp Tonic No. 6 at LANG'S  DRUG STORES. Two sizes ���  $1.60 and $1.00. Just follow  simple directions once or twice  daily and  watch  results. 45  BETHEL  Sechelt  Sunday School 2:00 p.m.  Sunday Gospel 3:00 p.m.  Sechelt Bethel Church  Harvest  ST. VINCENT'S  Holy  Family ��� Sechelt  9:00 a.m.  St. Mary's, Gibsons,   10:30 a.m.  Port   Mellon  ���   First   Sunday  each month at 11 35 a.m.  Madeira Park, last Sunday each  month 4:30 p.m. at "The Hut."  jtiume appliances * repaired.  Reasonable rates. Free pick-up  and delivery. "Chops" McGean,  phone 90J- 46  PENTECOSTAL  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  Young People at 8  p.m.  Are You  BUILDING?  We   can   supply   Men. and  Material  for any Job.  CARPENTERS  PLUMBERS  ELECTRICIANS  PAINTERS  i  MmWm  Phone  Sechelt  60 K ���  MISCELLANEOUS  Property for exchange��� we  have a number of clients anx-v  ious to exchange Vancouver  area property for Sunshine'  Coast holdings. If interested  contact Totem Realty.  CARD   OF  THANKS "  Mrs. Mary Ann Jeffries and  family wish to thank all their  friends for the sympathy extended to them in the recent  loss of their son. Special thanks  to Rev. JY. Sutherland, O.M.I.,  and the principal and staff of  Sechelt Indian School. Also tc*  Dr. Duncan McColl.  Husbands! Wives!  Want new Pep and Vim?  Thousands of couples are weak, worn-out, exhausted solely because body locks irou. For new  vim, vitality, try Ostiex Tonk:Tablets. Supplies  iron you, too, may need ior pep; supplementary doses Vitamin B\. Introductory or "pet-  acquainted" size only 60^. At all druggists.  UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo.  Saca-Pelo is not like ordinary  depilatories that remove hair  trom the surface of the skin but  penetrates  through     the     pores  i and    retards    the    growth    of  j the hair.    Lor-Beer    Lab.    Ltd.  j Ste. 5, 679 Granville St.,    Van>  ' couver, B.C. 6 Coast News Nov. 11,  1954.  By  D,   Erickson  A picture of" Miss Carole Mi-  niato which appeared in a recent copy of the "High Bailer"  was of interest to residents  here. This very talented young  lady is the grand-daughter of  Mrs. Bert Wright here and  danced for concerts organized  by Mr. Harry Roberts. Carole  js at present appearing with  the travelling revue of the  ���'High Bailer" and also has had  her own dancing act at Vancouver supper clubs.  Mrs. Jack McNutt and her  daughter Mrs. John Clarke  drove down recently from Saltery Bay to visit Mrs. H. McNutt and Mr. and Mrs. A. Cole.  The big rock crusher will be  moved early in the new year to  work from the Earl's Cove end  so friends here will see more of  these much-travelled former  residents of Wilson Creek.  Enjoying a week's holiday  Irom Sardis are Mr. and Mrs.  W, W. Wright, planning to enlarge and imporve their summer cottage formerly owned by  the Bramley family.  Visiting his parents and sisters here is AC1 Richar<j Brack-  ley. He will return to the Air  force station later this month  alter visiting friends and relatives in Mission.  'Big Chief says ��� don't forget to buy Canada Savings Bonds.  BY MRS. M.' NEWMAN  Members of the Masonic  Lodge held their annual ball  in the Roberts Creek-Community Hall. It was a gala affair  with the beautiful gowns of  the ladies striking a colorful  note and the music of the Port  Mellon Orchestra lending zip  and rhythm to the assemblage.  Tables were placed beside the  dance floor, cabaret-wise, thus  making the party informal.  Hubert Evans' new book,  4'Mist on the River" is now off  the press and on~ the bookstands. Mr. Evans neds no introduction here as a writer of  merit, his hooks and short stories being enjoyed by young and  old alike.  *      *       *  Another fall bazaar, this one  FLYXNG-UP CEREMONY  Six Brownies will "fly-up"  to Girl Guides on Wednesday,  November 24 at 7:30 p.m. in  the Legion Hall at Gibsons. Parents of Brownies and Guides  and friends are cordially invited to attend this impressive  ceremony.  B.W.M. BONE  (;~t*rtere<f  $p&tpmam  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ������.  VANCOUVER 1, B.O.  News from Egmont  MRS. G. McNUTT  The Community Club is happy to report a long step in the  right direction ��� the government surveyors arrived at Egmont after a hike through the  bush from Agamemnon Bay,  with a request for a sketch map  of the suggested route and  some of the original walking  party to show them the blazed  trail. .  We know this does not necessarily mean that a road will  immediately follow, but we  now have hopes that the funds  will be voted in. at the next  session.  Incidentally, we understand  that the first survey of the  Agamemnon Road was made  over 26 years ago, and did not  follow the present route. It  was surveyed to . reach the  channel opposite Westmere and  was to cross Nelson Island,  thus entailing the use of two  ferries.  Dan Cummings was the    re  Notice To Electors  TAKE NOTICE that I have posted a copy of the VOTERS'  XilST for the Village of Gibsons Landing at my office at the  Municipal Hall. A COURT of REVISION to revise and correct the said list will be held in the Municipal Hall, Gibsons,  B.C., on the fifteenth day of November 1954, at ten o'clock  iri the forenoon.  ROBERT BURNS  Clerk  f^^^��^  cent victim of a logging accident at L.M.N, Camp. About  quitting time a block fell, striking him on one side. He was  immediately rushed to hospital.  Egmont thanks L.S.J. for the  very fine write-up he gave us.  Just a reminder however, that  all of Egmont is not on the  south side. Ten school children  come from the north side, and  a store and gas station are still  on the original site. The road  will not come to the north side  but the sunshine always does.  The Community Club held  its fall bazaar on Oct. 16. The  sum of $274 was taken in. Raffle winners were Doris Disney,  Ron Jeffey and Ella Cummings.  The community is still waiting to hear from the district  engineer as to what sort of reply he has received from Victoria concerning a road.  The usefulness of the government road terminus at Earl's  Cove is hampered by the fact  that access to it is over private  property.  Black Ball applied for a foreshore lease to put in a float for  small boats, but it appears they  have abandoned the project.  The Earl's have a float tuck-;  ed in a smali^ibay. The front isi  exposed to the doWh winds that  prevail at this time.of the. year.  Behind, it there is room for no  more than their three fishing  boats. This is the small remaining part of their foreshore.  Another complaint is that  there is a daily two-way bus  service from Powell River  which local people are not allowed to use.  On October 21, Cape Lazo  broadcast a message for Egmont  during his 8,20 p.m. weather  report: "Dot has a baby boy.  Mother and child doing well."  Then, we heard, "Hello Cape  Lazo, the 'Silver Sides' got  your message OK." This means  a son for Dot and Stan Silvey.  Congratulations ! Incidentally,  note the 'round about way two  places not 15 miles apart have  to communicate with each  other ��� Cape Lazo is on Vancouver Island, above Courtenay.  Selma Park Community Association^ held its annual Fail  Bazaar and Tea Nov. 5, in the  Community Hall. ' Tea tables  were attractively decorated  with autumn flowers, and judging by the hum of conversation  every one enjoyed a grand chat  over their tea cups.  *    . *.      *  Mrs. J. E. Lee was the general convener. Mrs. J. Burgess  and Mrs. J: Dillworth were in  charge of the kitchen, and Mrs.  R. Sherriff, Mrs. W. Kennedy,  and Mrs. J. Jonas were serving  the tea.  The toy and sewing table  was looked after by Mrs. J. L.  Beney and Mrs. H. Steed. Mrs.  G. Batchelor and Mrs. E. Biggs  were at the home cooking table  and Miss D. Munro and    Mrs.  board. The Community Association is responsible for financing  of the street lights in-'- Selma  Park.  Canada's electrical manufacturing industry has an annual  payroll of around $250,600,000.  the O.E.S., will be held in the ��� Liste special items.      Mrs.    O.  Legion Hall in Gibsons Nov.  25. Roberts Creek women are  to have their work in by Nov.  15. The Star bazaar's are always  worthwhile, with a good, variety of articles to choose from.  This year a good deal of  thought hask been given to' the  wants of the litle folks.  Parents here experienced a  preview of the forthcoming  Christmas holidays last Friday  when the Convention took our  teachers away for the day.: It  rained as well.  Mrs. E. J. Shaw entertained  local members of the Eastern  Star on Monday evening. This  is one of several groups on the  Peninsula busily engaged in  getting another shipment of  cancer dressings off to the Cancer Clinic in the city. This* effort is much appreciated by  those using the dressings and it  is difficult to keep up with the  demand for them.  It is also difficult to find  enough materials to work  with and donations of old  sheets, tablecloths, even house-  dresses are most welcome. As  the dressings are used but onee  and then destroyed it can     be  seen that the need is urgent.  *       *       *  If you see pre-school children imitating "creepy-crawly"  ���spiders, or little girls scolding  ;imaginary husbands, think  Ihbth-ng of it It will be Stratford Kindergarten tinies rehearsing for their operetta  which is scheduled for December 17 at the hall. This may  seem an ambitious program for  such little tots, but it is all in  a day's iun for them and will  constitute part of their Christmas party. Perhaps the harder  role is played by the teacher  who is presently wrinkling her  brow over the fashioning of a  witch's oven, among other  things.  ,'A hew resident in the district is H. A. McTavish who  has purchased the Crow property.  Byer's was at the door    selling  the tea. tickets.  .   . #       *      ,*  Mrs. W. Kennedy won the table cloth and    serviettes;,    Mrs.  Tom Ritchie   Sr., a  beautifully  decorated cake,  and    Mrs.    R  Sherriff a door, prize.  The regular whist drive an '  social was held that same evening. These are held every tw;  weeks, and residents are asked  to look for the notices in the  paper and    the    local   bulletin  For AH  FALL SUPPLIES  Shop At  MURDOCH'S  Phone 11 J  PENH>ER   HARBOUR  Clothing  Fishing Equipment  Boati-ng Needs  Groceries  Frozen Foods  COAL SPECIAL  Nut Ccaf, ten     $22.10  Egg Coal* tan     $25.00  Lump Ceal, ton $27.10  Coal Briquettes $28.00  Order Your  Winter Supplies NOW  EB SHAW TillS'PJKl  Phone Gibsons 22 R   or    44  Ship Your Express By Bus  Sechelt Motor Transport  THREE TRIPS DAILY  FROM PACIFIC STAGE BUS DEPOT, VANCOUVER  To ALL POINTS on the SECHELT PENINSULA   Compare  our  Rates   Minimum (33 lbs.). .50c Over 33 lbs   .1 l/2c lb.  Bus Leaves Vancouver Daily  ; 7:30 a.m.,   1:30 p.m.,   4:30 p.m.  Extra Trips Friday and Sunday:    7:45 p.m.  JOefinite instructions to shipper ��� as to which bus you wish  ybur express shipped by will mak�� for convenience in  picking up your express from the Bus on the Highway,  parcels may also be received from the Bus Depots in Gibsons, Sechelt and Garden Bay.  BUS SERVICES: to EARL COVE  Tuesday, Friday and Sunday  JUv. Vancouver,  Ar. Ee_*l Cove,  7:30 p.m.  1:00 p.m.  X-v. Earl Cove,  Ar. Vancouver,  1:00 p.m.  6:05 p.m.  U.N. Stamps  Stamp collectors will be happy to know that their collections will be enriched next year  by four new issues of United  Nations stamps.  The first, to be issued oh 9  February, will honor the International Civil Aviation Organization; the second, 11 May,;yviir  be dedicated to the United Nations Educational Scientific and  Cultural Organization; the  third, 24 October (UN Day) will  mark the tenth anniversary of  the United Nations; sfad the  fourth and final one, 9 December, Will be dedicated to Human Rights Day (10 December).  COLOR SAFETY  Animals of the forest are  generally brownish and the  birds greenish, while creatures  living near the seashore bear a  distinct resemblance to the  sand and stones. The basic col-  or of insects is usually green,  brown or black ��� colors commonest to the land.  UNION  RED & WHITE STORE  PHONE 18 SECHELT ���  MEATS���SPECIAL: SATURDAY ONLY  PORK LOIN, per lb. -���������'-  54c  SIRLOIN STEAKS, Choice "A" per lb 79c  BOLOGNA, Sliced;  per lb.   ..... -.���:-............. 28c  OUR "RED & WHITE"  Annual "Trainload Sale"  Continues  ��� Take advantage of our "CARLOAD" PRICES. ���  See our RED and WHITE TRAIN  Our Train Crews will help you track down  Real RED and WHITE BUYS.  DRYGOODS:  PYJAMAS ��� NIGHTWEAR  Ladies' "Snuggledown" PYJAMAS and NIGHTIES  Children's "Ladybird" Nightwear  Men's FLANNELETTE PYJAMAS, Good Quality  !_BMerc��  C. C. Lawrence  Sechelt Motor Transport.  Names Added  In a recent issue of The  Coast. News on the "History  Making United Churuoh Hall,"  three names of charter members were omitted. These  names were Rev. H. P. Thorpe,  Mr. Lamont and Mr. C. Chatt.  The article in which these  names should have appeared  was based on reminiscences of  Mrs. .Frank Bushfield, whose  nusband when living was minister of the church.  This odvcMiseraent is nol pubUhtd or duployed by lhe Liquor Control Beard or fcy ft* Gs��waaA SA &t���foh;Cjl_|B__& : NEW LONG WAIST LOOK:  You do hot need to lower the  waist s&am to achieve the new  long torso look ' favored by  Dior. Fdr women who like their  ��� ��� .1 ..-������:  Teatime  Dainties  Fruit in its various forms,  fresh or processed, lends itself  to any form of refreshment.  Fruit adds glamour to the most  elaborate spread, but fruit also is very much at home for  the most casual or impromptu  gathering, large or small.  Fruit   tea-time   dainties     are  economical and easy to prepare.  If the homemaker has processed some  of her fruit as    fruit  pie filling, she   then    has    the  main ingredient for these tasty  treats. Attractive tea tarts    are  made from apricot  and    peach  pie filling, topped With strips of  pastry    on    meringue.      Small  baked  tarf shells filled with a  mixture  of  cream  filling    and  processed    peach     or    apricot,  topped with a cherry will give  variety to a tray of these-fancy  pastries.  The  baked tart  shells  may be filled    with    plum   pie  filling    then    garnished      with  whipped cream, so easy to prepare  and yet will    bring    you  Fall'brings a tide of fresh  enthusiasm for -things domestic. Mrs. Homemaker looks for  improved ways to do things,  from cleaning house to preparing meals.  JNTew ideas in the ccoking department are always.welcome.  With gusto, the. homemaker  clips recipes from newspapers  and magazines and i tries them  out on the family. When a dish  meets their approval, she tucks  the recipe into her file or cookbook to be used again soon.  A 'family tested' recipe with  a slightly    different    twist  ������ is j  iof chicken,'    celery    or    mushroom soup    makes    a    smooth  scalloped' poTatoes" made "with j flavorful sauce for the potatoes.  condensed soup. A can of cream   ��nCe the    family  ��� haS     tasted  them prepared this way, they'll  never want them any other. As  Suzy says, "They're scrumptious!"  A cup of cooked chicken    or  turkey (from can or roast) goes  into the  dish, too,. as well     as  a- bit. of   onion,    pimento   . and  Bartholomew's  ,, Church,     was seasoning.'When, all -ingredients  Annual Sale  Big Success  The  annual fall sale  of-  St.  held Nov.  5     in . the    Church  are combined in  Hall. Mrs. Oswald' declared"the ( ��� ���   '   ' '��� ~:~'" '''"������ "'-  .sale open and in a few    well  chosen  words    commented     on  the  many useful and attractive  [ they are whisked into the oven  jto bake for 30 minutes. That  allows time for the homemaker  to toss greens for a salad and  warm some cheesetopped English muffins. Desert could be  sliced peaches or baked apples.  "Extra Special''    Scalloped Potatoes   ���  1 can (1 1-4 cups) condensed  cream of mushroom soup. Also cream of celery or cream  of chicken may be used.   .  1-2 cup milk  . ;  1-2 teaspoon salt"  Dash black pepper.  1 small onion, .minced  5  cups sliced cooked potatoes  2 tablespoons butter or margarine.  Blend soup, milk, salt, pepper and onion. Arrange alternate layers of potatoes and  sauce in a greased 1 1-2 quart  casserole; dot top with butter.  Bake in a hot oven (400 degrees  F.) for 30 minutes.      Six serv-  Coast News, Nov. 11, 1954. 7  Business and  Professional  ACCOUNTING SERVICE  ,���-���  ,   . ������... - ���     , - ��� i._i _(���  PENINSULA  ACCOUNTING   .SERVICE  \il  Types  of  Accounting  Problems  Expertly Attended  Gibsons:  Mondays   &  Fridays  Sechelt:  Tuesdays   &. Thursdays  G.O.   FAHRNI  Box 22 Phone 44  ���      GIBSONS      ���  BEAUTY SALONS  SECHELT BEAUTY SALON  For Appointments  Phone Sechelt 95-J  HOURS: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m*  a    casserole, j ings.  compliments from  your  guests,  waist where it would normally | When making tea tarts, do not | a^^s"^  toe, stylists suggest using a pat  tern in"-���which vertical stitching  can be extended downward  from the waistline for the long  waist effect. Note how the decorative stitching,''.easily done  on the sewing machine, accents  the neckline to give the raised  bust ��� line Dior advocates; This  dress perfect for fall into win.  ter is made of light������' weight  wool.  48 BABIES AN HOUR  There  were  more  births    in  . 1953   than  in  any   other    year  in Canada's history ��� a total of  416,825 or one every    75    seconds, 48 every  hour.  Jewellery  We now carry  an excellent selection of  Jewellery  and   Costume  Jewellery  LeRoy Watches  Good Designs In  Ladies and   Gents   Models  Wedding Rings  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, Efficient Service  Chris's  Variety Shoppe  Phone 96K Sechelt  A good quality,' ready to use  fruit pie filling, with its high  percentage of 'fruit,' attractive  true fruit color and luscious  fruit flavor, will supply the essential ingredient for these and  ,many other., attractive dainties.  Serve them oh' ydur best cake  plate garnished with frosted  grapes.  '/. ' y'^'- ''������'A  Instructions for making canned ready tQ use fruit pie fillings are available from the  Fruit and Vegetable Processing  Laboratory, Experimental Station, Summerland, B.C.  overlook  the  turnovers     Made also 0n the tastefully arranged  with the fruit filling, they pro- and decorated tableS. Sh& thank.  vide vanefty as well as    being ed thfi members of the  Church  a favorite with the men folk. Women.s    Auxiliary     and     au  others who    helped    with    the  work.  In spite of the weather the  hall throughout the afternoon  was filled and there was brisk  business on all sides. By the late  afternoon there was an almost  complete sellout. From comments , heard, purchasers, ���*��� as  well as attendants at the stalls,  were well satisfied. As usual  the tea tables were well patronized and kept the attendants  very busy all afternoon. /  The congregation of St. Bartholomew's thanks the' public  for its generous support.  nnounczmznb  Dr. D. T. R. McColl of Sechelt has moved into New  Offices above the Bank of Montreal in the Village  Enterprise Building.  He congratulates Mr. James Parker,  and Contractor Mr. Ross Laycock.  Dr. D. T. R. McColl  Phones: Res. 77; Office 88. P.O. Box 99, Sechelt.  :BIcy.CLE$.  '       SELMA" CYCLE  Bicycles^ New  & Reconditioned  Repairs to  All  Wheeled  Good!  Saw Filing,.  Lawn Mowers Sharpened    :  Selma Park Phone 69M  BUILDING SUPPLIES  Kinsmen Polio  Care Outlined  The Kinsmen's    Polio    Care  outlined  by  the local club    in  anywhere, arranged by the  CBC and the National Advisory  Council on School Broadcasting. The purpose is to ��� ascertain the possible usefulness of  TV as a teaching aid in our  schools.  FOR A CAREER IN  "Fstiirai''  l?i$iMiC_  in the trained skill and courage-of Canada's soidierslies  a  wealth   of  insurance.  .;. /  ''Freedom'' insurance.:.:... for  peace . . . .against aggression. .  The opportunities for.young  men with the right fempera-  -ment anct iateIHg|'ria_-fo'rhak9 .  a career intheXr/rtyare excellent. As- a nioc^ein^rogr^ssive  ; brganizanfr^fJhfcyArniiy;- i$  ; equipped ^iic��ffe!f: |op^ rate '  ��� $c ho o I ing ���i^^^|f^i^��rt g y ti '.'���  : career y$bldfJMs����Tfi&ei'^sy: .Q\':;  place' inythey'Canad^ian^Aymy^:  for young men who can meet"  the challenge, y^U���   ..^. ^  The Army ha$yd continuing  heed far good -men :���:. f;men  like yojiy who -wdnf to make a  career of protecting Canada's  freedom, and--'your '^bwnj-Mn  the Army. ;.-'  Sine Canada qnd ':  Yoorseli inika Army    y,   ^  To be eligible you must be 17 to'40  year* of age, skilled tradatrhen to  45. When applying bring birth  cartificata _or..other";pro.of, of .ago..  Apply right awoy ��� for.. full- information-write- or- visit the- Army-  Recru/f.'rig^papfra noftnmt.ypui home...  Armyi; .Recruiting Center,,-  ?   54^y^eymourSti?eeiyy  VANCOUVER, BVC>  TV in Schools  Fourteen B.C. schools are.  among 150 Canadian schopls  preparing to" participate . this,  month in the most extensive^  experiment in classroom tele-  Gibsons and district will pro- vision programs yet attempted  vide the following, where required, when a member of any  family, or an individual, falls  victim to poliomyelitis:     -  Transportation, including airplane where necessary; the  payment of $1 pe day co-insur-  aoce to hospital; payment of  special nurses, where a family  is unable to support this expense; all physicians' - charges  up to $50 for each patient; rental, in cases of dire need; temporary financial aid for food  and heat,  if. necessary.  If the mother or her equivalent in a family is stricken or  is forced to work in order to  keep, her family,- a housekeeper will be  employed.  Braces, splints, shoes, wheei--  chais, etc., will be provided, as  well as, physical and 6ccupa:  tional rehabilitation.  Should the need arise, the  person affected is requested to  contact George Hunter, Ken  ���Fulton, Wally'7,. Peterson, "Bob  Ritchey or Al'. Olson.    -..'...  SEPTEMBER   BRIDES  Until 1952 June was the favored month for weddings. July  took   the  lead  that  year",     and  kept it in 1953.      Now itlook^s  like  September's     turn!     'This  year there were    15,272'   marv  riage registrations in    September, 71 more than'in July,; 3457  more than in June.  As a rule���  there   are  more   marriages     in  ���September than in October, Nq-;  vember or December; ������"'!'  jLef un ]E$ovj out czTTE-aAi. in  -Jfia.uk*.  Qoi ou% Q/Vaij of J2ifz  cJroui the, yZJoick <zHiqh  ^ox&uex ^V{au Ut jB>wiri.  mmm  t ;s-  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES- LTD.  "WE     CABRY    THE     STOCK"  J^hone Gibsons  53  BRICKWORK "  Fireplaces ��� Chimneys  Any Type of .  Cement Block  Work  Phons Gibsons 8C  SYD SMALES  BULLDOZING  TRACTOR   WORK  Clearing -  Grading -   Excavating/  D-4 & D-6   Bulldozing  Clearing   Teeth .  A.B. RITCHEY,  Phone   GIBSONS   86  BUILDING    CONTRACT-NO  '." BULLDOZING  Ran Vernon, R.R. 1, Gibsoai  Phone 2BW  CLEANERS  JOHN WOOD  HARDWARE & APPLIANCES  Gibsons  es  la;  A CHRISTMAS HINT  .^''\   : ���������������MI_HMa___iMH_M_-��>__M_-__^^  Send The Coast News  . Five thousand British Columbia families, with children under 16 years of ' age, change  their . mailing address monthly  but of this number 2,000 fail  to notify the Family Allowances Division of their new loca-  tibri, W. R. Bone,-Regional Director, said in urging that payees' file the necessary changes  of address.  "There  appears to still exist  the mistaken idea that filing a  > hange of address with the-:  post office is sufficient t<? assure that Family. Allowance,  cheques will be forwarded," he  said." "This is .not toe* 'case.  Postmasters have definite instructions, that "Family    Allow-  ;ahce cheques must be delivered  to the addresses shown and if  this is not possible, t0 return  them to tbe issuing offi^'." In  :October 2,575 ahequqes *e-e  returned  as  und-^liverable.  Addressed   postcard    cha-te.  of-address slips are available id  ill post  offices.  PENINSULA CLEANERS  Cleaners for the Sechelt  Peninsula.  ��� Phones ���  UlbMi-s 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  Notions ��� Cards ��� Toys  Miscellaneous   Gifts  THRIFTEE    STORES  Left of Post Office  GIBSONS,   B.C.  Headquarter;:   for   Wool,  MACHINISTS ' ..   ��� '  HILLS MACHINE SHOP  Mobilized Welding  Welding anywhere ��� Anytime  Expert  Tradesmen  Precision   Machinists  Phone 54 ��� Res. 78  PLUMBING  $2. a year mailed  Contact Your Local Agent  MRS.  LOIS     BUCHANAN  MRS. M. NEWMAN  D. ERICKSON  MRS. A. A. FRENCH  ������ MRS. MOSIER  STAN  BOWDLER  MRS. G. McNUTT  MRS. SWAN  GIBSONS  ROBERTS CREEK  WILSON CREEK  SECHELT  HALFMOON  BAY  PENDER  HARBOUR  EGMONT .  PORT  MELLON  MARSHALL'S    PLUMBING, j  HEATING   and   SUPPLIES        i  Phone Gibsons 64S, - 104. -  or 38  RADIO.  RICHTER'S   RADIO.       "*  Sechelt, B.C.      .  Phone Sechelt 25J  RADIO - APPLIANCE SERVICK  Speedy    Guaraatecd    WoriSt  New  and   Used Radios   i -i  USED FURNITURE  The Geast News, Gibsons  C & S SALES & SERVICE  Agents for  PROPANE   GAS  Combination Gas Ranges  Sales and  installations  (Free  Estimates)  Electric and Gas Hot PlateS  NEW  &  USED   FURNITURE  LINOLEUMS.  Phone 30 S Sechelt  Se-e Coast News For  Letter Heads, Statements  Tickets. Cards f.Coast News Nov.  11, 1954.  BY  CHUCK TOMPKINS  As you will see elsewhere in  the paper the Gibsons and District Recreation Commission is  now a full fledged club having  elected officers and having laid  down some of the rules that  Will govern them.  The one that I am interested  in at this time is the idea of a  Booster ticket. This means that  tickets, or better still, membership cards will be sold to anyone wishing one and the money  will go into the commission to  pjay for equipment, etc.  j The commission, in my opinion, shoald give the holders of  ynembership tickets a few special priviledges like a reduced  price to any of the displays or  giames and assure them of the  Jjest seats.  I Some of the money from the  pale of these cards will go towards a group insurance policy  for the participants in any    of  the activities covered by the  commission. So when you are  approached in the near future  it won't cost you much but you  will be giving a lot, so let's all  be Booster Club members.  I am in receipt of a letter  from the B.C. Lions football  club explaining some of next  year's programme and also  stating that season tickets for  next year should be on sale by  December 15.  If any of the readers of this  column are interested in obtaining these tickets they can  contact me and I wiU give  them all the required  details.  There has been talk of forming a B.C. Lions Booster Club  next year and purchasing a  block of six seats for the use  of its members. This is a good  idea and anyone interested  should get in touch with me  soon.  BOWLING NEWS  Monday saw the Ten-pinners  get away for the second round  of the season. Mike Whitker  j bowling for Village Center took  j high single game with 211 and  Andy Leslie with 209 got himself a star along with Mike. Ed  Laidlaw took high three with  523 and Chuck Motors had high  single game total of 825. Leo  Johnson's Timbers had high  three game total of 2305.  Tuesday evening the Guttersnipes of the Sechelt Ladies  league made a clean sweep of  things. They had high team total 2487 for three games, high  team single of 890 and Leslie  Jackson bowling had high  three of 639 and high single of  265.  After the ladies got through  at nine the Gibsons Mixed  league took over and John Solnik bowled his best game of  the season to get high single  with a 246. Ann Drummond  bowling for Danaloji's had  three nice games of 213, 169,  239 to take high three with 621.  Wizzbangs had high team single of 939 and Danaloji's, high  team total of 2556.  Wednesday evening Pender  Harbor Mixed league got away  to a good start and the results  are as follows: R. Packrant,  high single game, 215. Ray  Neal high three with 197, 194,  206 for 597. Lloyd Davis' No. 1  team, the Haphazards, took  high single game with 832 and  high three team total of '2,367.  Jack Ashcroft had a very  gccd night Thursday bowling  for the Port Mellon league. He  had high single with 250 and  high three games of 176, 250,  208 for a total of 634, high single team total going to R. Tag-  gert's Targets with a 913 and  Hot Shots took high team total, 2,532.  In the Peninsula Commercial  league Pen. Bldg. Supply took  everything. Elsie Johnson  bowled three wonderful games  for her team getting 301, 198,  245 for 744. She als0 got high  single with 301. They had high  single game of 1,070 and high  three, 3,068. For the men's  high, Andy Leslie had three  nice games of 251, 214, 217 for  682.  Friday night the Sechelt  Sports Club started things rolling at seven and the results  were: Lino. Tuomaz for Polecats, got high single with 258  and high three of 258, 244, 199  for 701. For the ladies Marg  Oike had high single of 240  and Harriet Duffy had high  three with 586. High team single went t�� Creepers with 979  who also took high three with  2,666.  Eve Moscrip bowling- for  Millies Mistakes took top spot  in the Ball and Chain league on  Friday night. For the ladies  Eve had three nice games of  170, 209, 301 for 680, taking  high single with her 301.. Not  to be outdone Orv Moscrip for  the men got high hihgle with  251 and had a 622 three game [  total, but Don Caldwell bowled j  a shade better to take high \  three with 229, 246, 194 for  669. Mollies Misses took single,  and three game totals for 954  and 2,555.  Raff  SCHOLARSHIP FUND  In a recent report in The  Coast News, obtained from  Mrs. Norman Hough, regarding  the P-TA Teachers' Scholar,  ship Fund, won this year by  Art Thompson, Mrs. Hough  was quotes as from the Gibsons P-TA. While she is a  member of the Gibsons P-TA,  in this matter she was acting  in her capacity as Secretary of  the Scholrship Fund, which is  made up of contributions from  teachers and P-TA's from ail  the lower Peninsula, Sechelt to  Port Mellon. ��  Jim- Allen and Bill Barter in:'  announcing the winners of \  prizes in connection with the;  opening of th�� new A and B,  Service Station in Gibsons on;  Saturday invited the. winners to.|.  call at the Service Station and*  receive their prizes, Whichi  range from a Toastmaster to a��,  change of Esso Oil:  1. Mr. and Mrs. - R.    White,]  Selma Park. .:.  2. C. A.    Valentine,    Wilson  Creek. ' | '  3; Hv'G; Robertson, Gibsons, f  4. .'Leonard Coates, Gibsons. |  5. Mrs. Jean McNeil, Gibsons^  SAFE DRIVING HINT       ?��  Maintain a safe following  distance behind the car you are  following. A good rule is this;  one car length for every tehi  miles cf speedometer reading.  O.ie car length at ten miles pef  h .ar; two car lengths at ; 20;  three at 30; and at 50 miles at*  hour, five car lengths, or ajp.-.  proximately 100 feet behind  t;,e i ther fellow; Follow these  rule's... to avoid rear end collisions.":.,-' . ���.������ --.-;���.: .-'"������  ��R  Famous  Opens Sechelt Branch  Bob Dressier^  e is the  Oldest Established School of Accordion  ��� r  In British Columbia  BOB DRESSLER  Pictured above is Bob Dressier, one of Canada's  foremost accordionists and teacher of accordion. Bob also  operates the largest chain of accordion schools in Canada,  and as a pioneer in the accordion field has-many firsts to  his credit.  He was probably the first accordionist in Canada  to play an entire programme of solo accordion  music and was also the first accordion soloist to play on a  qoast-to-coast hook-up. At one time he played as many as  five programmes daily on the air. Among his other firsts  was the first publication of a successful accordion method  (EMPIRE MUSIC PUBLISHERS) on the west coast. He  introduced the modem type of European bass fingering on  the west coast, and most progressive accordion, schools  now use this system.  Bob is very well known for his participation as a  member of such famous radio groups as THE VAGABONDS, and the RADIO RASCALS. As a member of the  famous RADIO RASCALS (RED, AL and BOB), he took  pert in making the.jfirat_.6et of Vinylite unbreakable records (Linden recordings).  .  It should also be mentioned here that when he injured his right hand and had a splint on his middle fingers, he never missed a programme, but continued to  play a solo each night on a programme known as WESTERN TRAILS. The injury to his right hand made him  think of teaching as a career and in this he has again  distinguished himself to the extent that 90 percent of all  successful students and teachers are graduates of his.  Bob was instrumental in forming the CANADIAN  ACCORDIONISTS ASSOCIATION and was its first president. He later resigned' from this post in order to give  more attention to his students. He will be leaving shortly  for New York and later Italy to study the latest teaching  and manufacturing methods. He has many original ideas  regarding design and'construction which he would .like to  put to practical use.  and has turned out thousands of accordionists, both professional and those that play the accordion as a. hobby.  Students that show special aptitude and wish to make a  career of the accordion may take teachers' training, and  upon graduation are placed in well paying positions.  STUDENTS PREPARED FOR EXAMINATION  All courses are graded at The Accordion College and students can be prepared for examination. Hundreds of students get together annually to receive diplomas and compete for medals and trophies. It is not unusual for students to- enter the festival in Vancouver from points as  far away as Kimberley, Karnloops, Victoria, etc.  INSTRUMENTS AND MUSIC  Instruments and music are supplied    free   for    beginners  while   taking  the trial lesson  course  and  the  Accordion  College continues to supply free music up to and including Grade I.  FREE BAND TRAINING  Students who get along well are chosen for band training  at no extra cost and in this case receive the eQuivlalent  of $14.00 a month in free band experience and training.  MUSIC PREVENTS JUVENILE DEUNQUINCY  Music has proved itself to be a great aid in helping children analyze their school work, and in many cases it  gives children a self assurance they would never achieve  otherwise. In a nation that is rapidly bcoming "onlookers"  it is always a pleasure to see a child who is a "do-er."  CHOOSING AN INSTRUMENT  Do not buy an instrument until you have discussed it with  your teacher. Your teacher is responsible, for your progress and is therefore entitled to voice his opinion on  what type of instrument is best suited to, your needs.  r -  I*  *  Parents wishing to give their" child the benefit of  a musical education are urged to fill in this coupon and mail it to  BOB DRESSLER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE  SECHELT. B.C.  Age   ___.  Do you have your own, instrument?  Do you wish the free use of a studio instrument?  Do you wish to take popular music?   Would you like classical training?  Meet Lou Plumridge, who has fifteen years experience in the, accordion field. Of late L��ou has been journeying to Vancouver to take advanced teachers training itbttti'r  Bob Dressier azid now has her teachers certificate..  i  She has been appointed by Bob Dressier-to- opeii  #,-.studio'in Sechelt in order to serve students there ario  the surrounding districts.  The services offered are of the same high calibre  as those enjoyed by students in Vancouver. Parents wishing to give their children) the advantage of a musical education are asked to mail the coupon to Bob Dressler'e  Accordion College, Sechelt, B.C.  Centacf Leu at S&cfe&lft, HX.  Sechelt, Plione 42H  Lou's Advice to Beginners Is  "DO NOT BUY AN ACCORDION UNTIL    YOU    HAVE  HAD AN APTITUDE TEST."  .\  !-W-fflfflf^ftfffJlflpll^ffflPl  -933  ssa


Citation Scheme:


Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics



Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            async >
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:


Related Items