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 PROVINCIAL.'^  Provincial   Li.rar.  Victoria,   B_   C.  SERVING THE GROWING SECHELT SUNSHINE COAST PENINSULA FROM SQUAMISH TO PENDER HARBOUR.  Published in Gibsons, B.C.  November 25,1954.  Volume 8, Number 47.  Select  Candidates  Three candidates for nomiria-  , tion as commissioner^ were endorsed by the ratepayers of  Gibsons and district on Thursday last, at a rather stormy  micting.. ;������'���'���'  ' The nominating ; conmiiiiee'  brought in the names of A. E,  Jtitcuey, C. P. Ballentine, W.  B. Hodgson and Norm McKay.  ;There were four. other nominations from the floor, W. Boucher, -W, Skellett, Bert Caytor  and F. Crowhurst.  Candidates^ by speeches and  fey ^letters, -expressed., their willingness;yto work for the gpbd of  the; villagei, and the efficiency  and economy of the C^rnis-  sioh's operations.  A vote was taken to decide  which of the eight nominees  the; ratepayers would endorse.  This resulted in the names of  A. E. Ritchey, C. P. Ballentine  knd F. Crowhurst standing as  being supported by them.  The president, "Mr. MacNicol,  in speaking of the\ nominees  urged the ratepayers to support  their men, and fo work for  them' in  the  coming  election.  Recriminations were hurled  by R. Lamont and H. Fearn in  the matter of street lights,  which, they alleged, were placed in spots advantageous to  commissioners in office,    y  Ex - Commissioner y MacNicol;  defended* the;'mem^  commission^'-statingjyyytnat - y <��� ate  though s^e3 iighf^h^d ^heeix;  placed hearthelhomesf!|of. some  members^^nati^Tp^  the fact that the lights were  placed where they would do  the most good generally.  Fearn continued to accuse  the commissioners of ��� favoritism. The clerk, R. Burns, rose  ��� in defence of the commissioners  as did C P. Ballentine, who  both stated that in their knowledge, no favoritism had either  been looked for or shown by  any of the commissioners.  The" meeting agreed to ask  the Commission to investigate  the present lighting system,  with a view to reallocating  lights, or to placing additional  ones.  Sanitary Inspector B. Williams pointed out that Gospel Rock, one of the natural  beauty spots ofjthe area, was being fouled by the indiscriminate  and unauthorized dumping of  garbage.  Regarding garbage disposal,  Mr. Williams did not necessarily advocate a compulsory garbage removal, but urged the  ratepayers to use the : service  already in existence, which he  described as excellent, and the  disposal area and facilities in  good operating order. He commented on the very sm'ail. percentage of the people jofy Gibsons who used this forpt of garbage disposal, and how! many  must be dumping refuse in  places all over the surroundiig  area. .. ' '    '  He stated definitely ithat he  would .take action against any  person whom he might catch  in the act of unauthorized garbage dumping.  A report showed that grants  were not given directly to the  Elphinstone Branch VON but to  Headquarters VON, from which  was allotted,$300 for fa first  nurse, and $250 for a' second,  per  annum,' to  the  Branch.  egbytf^&SUeyi   n^6^BL($JLnrB  B of T Plans Retail  A very worthwhile diseus-  sioh took place in Danny's Dining Room on Monday, . when  the;Board of Trade of Gibsons  and; District worked out the  ideai of a Retail Merchants'  ^committee withiri the boardr  The -bmmittee would* be expect-  ^Gdy>tG .handle >..^r^|ems ypf^lpcal  retail * merchants "withiri ; the  communities, and it is hoped  may take the place of the Re-,  tail Merchants' Association outside the Board of Trade.  It is expected that action  will be taken in the near future in this regard.  The meeting, chaired by  William Sutherland, received  reports from the program  committee, Lock Knowles and  Danny Smith, discussing future  meetings, speakers, films, and  other special events.' Each member was asked to bring in specific  suggestions,  and  the com-  Kidnappers  for Gibsons  Two little boys steal the  show, completely in this picture, the Kidnappers, to be  shown in Gibsons Theatre on  Dec. 4 and 6. This picture has  had almost unprecedented runs  in all cities across Canada,  with over fourteen weeks in  Vancouver.  The new wide screen at the  Gibsons Theatre, and the new  lens, will make your enjoyment  of this unusual picture complete. Everyone in the family  will enjoy seeing "The Kidnappers," and even though they  have seen it before, will lose  nothing by a repeat performance. Many who have already  seen this picture will be going  to it' again.  Water Again  The recent series of storms  has left "Sechelt without water.  The debris carried by the rain  swollen streams blocked the  water intake and main, and  since 10 a.m. last Friday, water  from we-IIs and nearby streams  has beem bucketed for uv.e.  Service was    fully    restored  Gibson Liberals  Elect Officers  Earle Bingley was elected  president of the Gibsons Liberal association at its meeting  en, Nov. 17. A. E. Ritchey was  vice-president and Mrs. J: E.  Mainil re-elected secretary -  treasurer.  The executive committee    is:  M. Usher, O. Giersch, W. Keen,  J. Marshall, and Mrs. Ritchey.  Jules Mainil retired  from    the  residency   after   five   years   in  hat office. .. ....  The members who had turned out in spite of the storm enjoyed a brief,/ social and refreshments ; before returning  Jinmp.  mittee promised them an outstanding speaker on any desired subject.  Treasurer Rae Kruse submitted his report, and reminded  many members that fees are  due..    , _      ���'..-;.'.��� x-       '���'  On:'.; group'insurance, yGprdon  ^���ailehtin"^ 'or  der to secure the benefits, all  boards from Gibsons tQ Powell  River should join, to make up  the required minimum. Elvery  effort will be made to secure  the co-opratir>n of all these  boards, to further the group insurance plan.  Two new members, John  Glassford and Roland Spencer  were welcomed by past president Lock Knowles, who stressed the fact that the board welcomes anyone as a' member  who' is interested in the betterment of the District.  Delegates are to be appointed  to represent the board at the  Associated Boards of Trade of  the Fraser Valley and Lower  Mainland.  Next meeting, special Ladies'  Night, will be between Christmas and New Years.  j   Nominations  i     Dec. 2nd  y; Candidates for election^to the  ���Village Commission may be officially nominated at "the Munr  ^pal Hall on Thursdy, Dec. 2,  from 10 a.m. to noon. Three  commissioners are to' be  elect-  | The Ratepayers'    Association  of 'Gibsons >and : district. is  :;en-.  '���.sSfrsm^  P. Ballentine, A. E. Ritchey,  and', F. Crowhurst, as a result  of their special meeting on  Thursday last.   ,  Mrs. S. Cameron, Secretary  of the Beach "Property Owners  Association, announces that  she has asked Mr. Walter Boucher to accept nomination.  Roads into Gibsons from all  directions were impassable Friday morning, following damage  caused by the several days of  heavy  rains.  A washout on Sechelt Highway at Roberts Creek crossing  took out about 100 feet of the  blacktopped highway, where  the creek had become a roaring'torrent. The same creek,  crossing the Lower Road, had  washed out the concrete culverts there too, leaving sections of the culvert strewn  among the rocks. The stream  bed at that point was filled almost to read level with the  rushing waters.  Bus service of a kind was  maintained with the Port Mellon bus pressed into service to  meet the passengers from the  other side of the break, who  made the crossing by following  a road downstream to an old  wooden bridge, and then following another woods trail  back to    the    highway.      This  bridge, too, was threatened  with destruction by the unusually swollen waters. Gibsons -  bound cars- were being hauled  through a part of this cut-off  through the Covington property by a DPW truck.  On the Port Mellon side,  there were two washouts on  Wednesday. A detour was made  by way of Hillside. Friday  morning there was a wash-out  at Bear Creek, cutting off the  detour. Ed Shaw's transfer  made the trip with a truck,  and hauled out two other  trucks that were stuck.  In an effort to re-establish  communications, Port Mellon  machines were sent out on the  highway to help the Dept. of  Public Works crews on Sunday last. The combined efforts  of both crews made the road  passable for work crews on.  Monday morning.  The Port Mellon bus was  able to resume its runs on  Monday.  Two Homes Suffer Damage  iwanss  K  IsO  Club  d  rganize  The Sunshine Coast. Kiwanis  Club, serving the. entire district from Port Mellon to Irvings Landing, was formed at  Gibsons on Tuesday, Nov. 23.  Sponsored by the North and  West Vancouver Kiwanis, members met at Danny's Dining  Room. Officials of the Kiwanis  nresent for the ceremony were  Eric Lowe, lieut.-governor, Pacific Northwest Division, Kenneth McKenzie, lieut.-governor.  elect for 1953, Charles, Shearer  president of West Vancouver  Kiwanis, Mickey McDougal,  North Vancouver Kiwanis, and  Darwin R. Smith, international  field representative.  Officers elected were: president, Harold E. Wilson; 1st vice-  president, Rae Kruse; 2nd vice-  president, William Bow; secretary-treasurer, Pat McCallum;  Chaplain, Rev. H. U. Oswald;  directors: Keith Wright, Harry  Reichelt, George Hopkins, Jules Mainil, Berrfell Gordon, Danny Smith and Fred .Crowhurst.  Charter Night will   be    Dec.  15, when visitors from Kiwanis  chfbs'in   Washington   and   B.C.  will come for   the presentation  | of the  charter.  Qualifying per-  ! sons may come in     as    charter  members until Dec. 8.  Mrs. N. King  Dies At 81  The funeral was held at the  St. Bartholomew's Church in  Gibsons Monday, Nov. 22, for  Mrs. Nellie King, who died in  Vancouver Hospital on Friday.  Nov.- 19. She was 81 years  old.  Mrs. King was predeceased  by her husband Henry. She  leaves her niece, Mrs. Burton,  with whom she lived prior  j her last illness. She also leaves  ; two step-daughters, Mrs. N.  Winegarden of Powell River,  and Mrs. Bud Edie, of Montreal, and two step-sons, James  and Mitchell King, both of Gib.  sons, and several grandchildren.  Mr. and Mrs- King were real  old timers in the Gibsons area.  Heavy rains caused consider-,  able damage to the homes of  Mr. Bracewell and Mr. R. E.  Black  of  Hopkins  Landing.  The culvert in, the highway  just south of Hopkins Landing  was taxed to its limit by the  flow of water from above the  highway. This flood poured  flown upon the Bracewell place,  where' the sound-of it roused  Mr. and  Mrs. .Bracewell.  When  they  discovered    their  basement was flooding, they  used digging tools to divert the  stream.  Mr. Black's home was found  to be    flooded    the    following  morning. Mr. Black was. phoned  in   Vancouver    and    neighbors  i secured   keys  and    moved    all  ! damageable goods off the floor.  j     At this home, water    poured  i in  one side of  the house    and  | ran out  under the door  at the  ' ether side.  Mail Through on Time  The mail went out over the  ;road; from.y-.Gjibsons.,y Jtp>. _, Halfmoon Bay On Friday more or  less on schedule, according to  Jim Marshall, Gibsons Postmaster. The contractor made  the trip up, by way of the Gov-  igtcn property at Roberts  Creek and back. He rushed the  return trip because of the road  and was towed back up Covington hill.  It was impossible to make  the trip to Port Mellch Friday,  but Saturday the trip was  made according  to  schedule.  The postmaster feels that  the people are due a word of  thanks for their kindly acceptance and understanding of the  difficulties, and any irregularities of service caused by flood  conditions.  Cecil Lawrence, of Sechelt  Motor Transport, reports that  in r.rrite of wash-outs, transfer  of passengers, and other storm  (troubles, his buses did not miss  a single trip. They operated  every run according to schedule.  A bridge crew was brought  out from Vancouver on, Friday  Credit Union  Eases Terms  As a result of resolutions  passed at the November meeting of the board of directors  of the Tender Harbour Credit  Union, members will enjoy a  more favorable loan arrangement ��� generally and additional  special adyantges in the financing of the purchase of major  household appliances such as  stoves, refrigerators and simil-  j ar goods.  With the Credit Union in its  strongest  position  since   its  inception, both as to membership  and    reserves,    the      directors  voted to allow the amount    of  ! share capital required on loans  to be .reduced from the former  ! 20 percent to  10 percent.      On  j the purchase  of major house -  | hold appliances    by    members,  ! the appliance itself can be the  ' security for the loan.  to check the state of the washout on    the    Secheft    Highway  near  Roberts  Creek,  with    the  view  of throwing  a temporary  bridge ever the gap. They were  commencing   work   immdiately.  In   the  meantime,     according  j to Road  Foreman Pilling,    the  ! old   MacMillan    Logging    road  \ was being investigated  with    a  view to  repairing  one    wash  -  ��� out which    would    then    make  ithat road  serviceable  for     bus  i traffic between Roberts    Creek  and Gibsons.  j During the recent storm  troubles, buses were unable to  make the complete run to Garden Bay, and were taken to  Madeira Park, where they were  transferred to Art Cherry's wa-  ter taxi, and completed their  journeys to Garden Bay.  Powell River Stages was unable to send its bus through,  and Sechelt Motor Transport  ran a service for passengers  from Powell River, -��-x\;$M*f  A temporary bridge has been  thrown, across the chasm washed out of the Sechelt Highway  by the storm-swollen Roberts  Creek.  One- Third Attend School  On Friday morning, at Elphinstone high school, less than  one-third of the students were  present, and some of the school  teachers who live in other  areas were unable to get to  school  for   first   classes.  School busses were unable to  make their runs from Port  Mellon, and from Roberts  Creek and  the districts west.  Two basketball teams managed to come from Powell River, a senior boys' team, and  a girls' team. One of the Powell River school busses was unable to negotiate the difficulties at Halfmoon Bay, and a  shuttle service brought them  cross  from  Roberts   Creek.  Supper was served to the  two teams in the school, and  the first game got underway  close ��o the scheduled hour of  7:30.  A chartered bus, loaded with  Masons and members of the  OES, made the trip to the Peninsula on Saturday last. These  lodge ni embers were bound for  Powell River for a meeting.  The bus unloaded its passengers  at Roberts Creek, where they  were^ picked  up by the Sechelt  Motor Transport,    and    carried  to Powell River.  The Black Ball ferry, Bainbridge, which makes a point of  trying to leave Gibsons promptly on time returned to the  wharf Friday afternoon to pick  up a car which had arrived  just too late, owing to difficulty with the road at Roberts  Creek.  On her last run at night,  she returned with a full load  of cars to Horseshoe Baj% when  it became known that cars  could not make the'trip up'the  Peninsula.  NO  WASH-OUTS  IN GIBSONS  Commissioner Ballentine reports that Gibsons streets have  stood up well under the heavy  rains and that no wash-outs  have occurred. He credits the  early fall preparations program of ditch clearance and  culvert cleaning, for this happy  state.  In some instances, water did  flew across the roads, but  prompt action in removing deb-  vh: prevented ��amag��\ 2 Coast News Nov. 25,  1954.  st sitms  (Established 1945)  Published by Sechelt Peninsula News Ltd.  every Thursday at Gibsons. B.C.  Member  B.   C.   Div..   Canadian  Weekly  Newspapers   Association  Member B.C. 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  Hates of Subscription: 12 mos. $2.00; 6 mos. $1.25; 3 mos. 75 cts.  United States and Foreign, $2.50 per year 5c per copy  FOR STUDENTS ONLY  When it comes tp writing .an- essay, treatise or thesis,  or simply an article, upon our *schools? no one could be better qualified than the high school student, He occupies the  school, knows the teachers. -;-j acquainted with what equipment is on hand for teaching, sports and other recreation.  ���The student is well, aware of problems relating to  maintenance of the school, and; those. troubles which arise  to cause maintenance problems. He also knows about the  heating plant, from the point of view of results. He is well  in contact with the lighting, the bell or buzzer system, the  public address system. The office is also, within his knowledge,      '  The playing fields, the walks and the school busses  are also things with Which he is intimately concerned.  The student knows his home, and his parents who  are ratepayers. They and their friends are the people who  pay for the school, directly through school" taxes, and indirectly through provincial taxes, such as the five percent  Social Services Tax, and many other forms of taxation, in  the form of various kinds of licenses, and-so' forth.  The student is the person who should be able to tie  the two together, the school which exists to educate him,  and the ratepayers who provide it.  How should the school be conducted? As now, or differently ? Should the curriculum be as it is or changed, and  if so in what way ? Is the building satisfactory ? Is its equipment satisfactory? Depending upon the student's answers  to these and other questons, who is responsible for either  maintaining the status quo, or for making changes?  The answer which pops up all to readily is "The  School Board." Who.is the school board? What have ratepayers to do with them? The student who finds the answer  to that last question is the sudent who can write the best  article upon the the theme we have posed: ..."The responsibility of the ratepayers towards their school."  This essay contest is sponsored by one who-wishes,  idle students*well, and is just as interested in the,ratepayer  <or the school board.  Tlie Coast News is acting with the hope that there  may be created a greater comprehension of these responsibilities, both of and by the ratepayer. . -  Here is a chance for students, not only to earn a  Christmas cheque, but to take a turn at dispensing knowledge.     In their own vernacular, "You tell them!"  ALONG SHORE  By Barrie Zwicker    of The Coast News  Anyone who has not owned  and cajoled with an old model  car has a serious void in his  life.' I  I had one and I can say thatjspent many hours improving! were, I didn't get'stopped for  old cars are a great investment j and reproving it. Once I work-jhalf a block. I couldn't seem  even though they keep youjed about four hours carefully to convince the good fellow;, in  broke. | replacing the glass in a broken  For   maximum   enjoyment,   a window.    This involved  taking  '28 or '29 model is preferable.    a whole door apart by the way.  There is of course the very Finally completing the job, I  low original cost. When buy- lock the old heap for a spin  ing a new car you could reas-1 around the block. On arriving  onably expect to pay $300 j back, I turned the window up  down and. the balance in 24: for the night., It was broken in  payments. With an old clunker! three places,  you  pay  $30   down,   and  that's  it.  PEOPLE ARE FUNNY  Now it came to pass that men went forth among the  multitudes, and did exhort them to join the Ratepayers'"  Association. "For," said they, "we must take stern action  against those who govern us, even to placing those from  among our own ranks, of whom we.approve, upon the Village Commission."  They went forth among the highways and the byways, and into the meeting places, and people, did follow  them, and joined with them, as members of the association,  even to numbers of an hundred.  "They have governed us falsely," they cried. "They  have had street lights placed to their own personal advantage, that they may bask in eternal effulgence."  A day was set, because of these arguments ��� whereon  men might be chosen that might be of favor to this group,  which would be able to govern-well-and wisely, and would  ���uphold the people against this brand of favoritism. Those  arose among them, and did hurl -vituperation upon the governing body. Voices were raised, and many charges heard.  Then the time came for-the casting of votes for  those who would govern well, who would spend the moneys  itfisely for the provision of public ��� lights and public waters,  and all things except public privies.  Behold, when the shells were counted, thus showing  the voice of the multitude, those whom the association  looked upon with favor, with but one exception, were already members of the governing body.  Thus often has it been, yea, even from the times of  the Medes and the Persians.  Then the fun begins, which  you could never have with a  new ear. For instance with a  new car, you would never have  the opportunity to hear a  strange flapping noise while  driving along on a windy day,  and discover that it was the  roof which had. come undone  at the front, and was ripping  off, leaving a sort of a latticework between you and the sky.  And with a new car you certainly never would effect the  simple cure of stopping ��� and1  placing a couple of rocks on  the errant fabric to hold it  down.  *       *       *  Also with a new car you  seldom get any Varying sounds  but of the motor from day'-'today.. It will just be a monotonous, if .powerful, rhythm. But  with an old car ��� wow ! Backfiring is commonplace, as are  coughs, rasps, and a sound  something like slow strangulation. In addition I have heard,  the engine of my old '28 Chev  gargle, hiss, grind, crackle,  and clank to the point where  it sounded as if someone was  inside it wildly swinging a  crowbar.  '-���*.*'.    * -"'.������'���  And the engine was not the  only source of odd sounds with  my pld/28- Chev. When it was  in low gear, it sounded- like  two old streetcars going uphill.  In second gear it resembled  four old streetcars going uphill. In high, the noise then increased to something between,  a CF-100 at takeoff and an explosion in a fireworks factory.  Trying to talk at 35 miles an  hour was about as difficult as-  carrying on a conversation in  the foghorn of the Princess of  Nanaimo  during  bad weather. .  In spite of its drawbacks,    I  Little incidents like this endear an automobile to its owner.  However, there were other  Incidents which were more em-  barrasing than endearing. One  time while wheeling along at  a favorable clip, I was flagged  down by an officer of the law.  My brakes    being    what    they  blfte that if my brakes were  j made any more effective it  would be too great, a strain on  the old spoked wheels. He just  couldn't see it my way, nor  could he become reconciled to  the flickering tail-light, wobbly  steering, and disconnected muffler.  But my contention about the  wheels being weak was . later  borne out on the occasion:when  the left back  one fell off.  In spite of all the antics of  the old girl she was quite dependable in muddy or; cold  weather. During; the 40- below  business bn the Prairie_�� a few  turns of the crank wiuild stast;.  -her nine times out-of ten, put  ting late models to shame. But  on  that tenth time it  wouldn't  go, and all he mechanics in the  country couldn't  make it.  It    finally     died    a    natural  death.  Interment  was  made  at'  the  nuisance  grounds.    Left to  mourn its loss was at least one  young, man,  and maybe  a  few  other friends.    -�����  I consoled myself with the  thought that from then on, my  acquaintances couldn't make  any more wisecracks about my  driving a car that was a. quarter of a century old.  Adult Education Clearing House  A new provincial adult    edu-   sion.  Mrs.   T.   G.  Currie,    B.C.  cation  clearing house  organiza-   Parent-Teacher   Federation;     J.  I.O.O.F. Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 meets Gib-  sons Legion Hall, 2nd and  4th Fri: Ph. 104J, Box 111.  tion will have its first conference Dec. 1 at. the University  of British Columbia. Invitations  have been sent to more than  .100 representatiyes of adult education organizations.  \Planning committee members  include Mrs. Donald Allardice,  Citizenship Council. Graham  Bruce, Vancouver School  Board. Knute Buttedahl, Vancouver  Joint    Labor     Commis-  K. Friesen, University of British Columbia; Mrs. A. A.  Shaw, Women's Institute, and  L. J. Wallace, Community Programs.  '<���  B.W.M. BONE  Chartered   Accountant  1045 West Pender St.  ��� TAtlow 1954 ���  VANCOUVER 1, B.C.  Learn 'about' this;easier, simpler- 1  way to share in Canada's ex* t  panding industries. Ask your I  Investors Syndicate represent*" :  tive for full details.  Write or Phone  NEV ASTLEY  District Manager  Room 313 Pemberfon Bldg.  Phone MA 5283  Vancouver. B.C.  INVESTORS  Syndicate  jSh^SS,-  This qdvertisement is not published Of displayed by lhe liquor Control Board or by tho Government of British Columbia  Money goes to work every day ��� * ���  Books in Library  JNew books added to Gibsons  Public Library Association are:  Fiction  Cronin, A.. J. ��� Hatter's  Castle.  Du  Maurier ��� Mary Anne.  !Ford, Leslie ��� Invitation to  Murder.  Gibbs, P. ��� Lady of Yellow  Hiver.  Keyes, F. P. ��� Royal Box.  Pape, Richard ��� Boldness  foe wiy Friend.  Richardson, E. ��� Desired  Haven.  ���Salverson, S. G. ��� Immortal  Rock.  Seton, Anya ��� Hearth    and  Eagle.  Sheridan, J. D.    ���    Rest    in  Silence.  Stevens,  Frank ���    She Left  a  Silver Slipper.  Tuttle,  W.   G.    ���    Thunder-  bird Range.  Non-Fiction  Biles, Roy E. ��� Garden Magic.  Colvin,    Ian    ���      Unknown  Courier.  Harrer, H. ��� Seven Years in  Tibet.  Pye, E. A. ��� Red Mains-1.  Simpkins, J. ��� Jasper..  When you see a c6Atf$ctor on a job, a bank  loan may be helping to finance it.  &%  y'��  loan may be helping to finance it. ��>.       a bank to bu  ... ; 'i  Farmers and other primary producers borrow from  a bank to buy equipment, meet seasonal needs.  Manufacturers and merchants use bank credit to  help buy materials, process and market goods. ��  The benefits of bank credit run through all  personal and commercial life. Bank credit  operates silently, but on every hand you  have satisfying assurance that it is  "at work" ... in all types of communities,  for all sorts of worthwhile purposes. The  chartered banks continually adapt their many  services to meet the changing, expanding  ��  needs of modern enterprise and modern living.  ta  THE BANKS SERVING YOUR COM^yNSTY  �����  A    ,  i���m> THE QLD'tiOME TOWN  btmnt tt 1 hwnOKm.  By STANLEY  BpfM��Tbp$  er Banks  Reporting the largest paid -  up capital of any of the chartered banks, the Bank of Montreal's ' 137th annual statement,  reveals record levels tor deposits and loans, with resources of  $2,548,508,239 at the highest  point in the Bankk's history.  Following 4he recent offering  of B of M Stock to shareholders  the bank's paid-up capital,  which for many years stood at  $36,000,000, is no^V $43;927i_rl2  while the rest account stands  at $87,855,824, When the new  issue of stock is completed, the  figures will reach $45,000,000  and $90,000,000 respectively,. a  total in shareholders' funds, ���exclusive of undivided profits, of  $135,000,000, the highest figure  for , any Canadian chartered  bank.  Apart from the increase in  capital, the most noticeable  change is the substantial enlargement of $139 million in  deposits; which stand at $2,365  million, compared with $2,226  million a year ago.    y  Thep bank's i traditionally  strong liquid position is seen in  increases in the holdings of  government and other securities, now totalling $1,170 million, compared with $982 million in 1953. These holdings  comprise the large part of the  bank's liquid resources totalling $1,694,056;090, which equal  70.1 percent of the bank's public liabilities.  Commercial and other loans  are up from $.787 .million.. to  ^$794 million, a^d call loans at  $97 million compared to $70  million, a year ago. A new item  in the statement this year is  Mortgages and typothecs insured under the National Housing  Act, 1954, at $10,880,652.  e The statement of earnings  shows that, after subtracting  -.6,925,000 income taxes, net  profits amounted to $7,344,274,  compared with $7,042,676 in  1953.  Dividend payments to shareholders  were  $5,436,395.  "Government  Liquor Act"  (Section 27)  NOTICE     OF    APPLICATION  FOR   CONSENT   TO    TRANSFER OF BEER LICENCE  NOTICE is hereby given that  en 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) District Lot 1366, 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 TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LIMITED, '  Applicant and Transferee.  Hugh C. Baker of Hamilton,  Ont., was the first man in the  world t�� raake. ~use���qf vthe.- telephone, in 1877.  ��� Weather prevented the' inspection of proposed school  sites on Gambier Island, on Friday morining. Washouts uon  both roads from Roberts - Creek  prevented Mr. Funheil, .chairr  man of the school board; [from  joining the party at Gibsons,  but Mr. Hough and Inspector  Rendle went by boat to Gam-,  bier Island, There,, the water  was too rough to permit a landing at the pont where -they  were to - have been met. by Mr.  G. Fahrni. The boat stood off  shore for about 15 minutes,  hoping Mr. Fahrni would show  up, and another landing place  might be made. - . ;  Mr. Fahrni did not appear,  and the party returned to Gibsons, Mr. Hough . suffering severely from sea sickness...  'Another date.will have to be  arranged, when " the, elements  will be kinder. >  Tiiere is an obvious friendship here between- two of Toronto's Argonaut footballl stars,  Cass Krol and Dick Shatto. and.  singer Terry Dale. Terry has  her roots in .British . Columbia"  but this feeling .of, friendship  between east arid west, will definitely not exist on the football  field on November 27 when  the Canadian Grey Cup classic  takes place.        .       '.-% >  Football fan's 'will be able to  see a live telecast on Channel  2 of the Grey Cup, ffinal on  Nov. .27, CBC officials announced.  I    .The;- National-    Broadcasting  j Compnny will carry  the   game\  j to its    stations   'from* Varsity  Arena in-Toronto, from KOMO-.  TV to CBUT.  :..  Radio coverage will be ori.  CBC Dominion, network out:  lets and Trans-Canada stations  receiving Pacific . network serr.  vice (less. CBU). CBUT's commentary will be carried from  Toronto    direct    tb    Vancouver  Coast News 1tfov. 25, 1954. 3  Want to Write?  i.  The university of British CoL  umbiau offers a correspondence  course entitled '"Writing for  You," authored by Eric Nicol  and  Ernest  Perrault. <  The-eight sections oi the  course cover techniques for  newspaper, radio, magazine  and short story writing, selling  advice and-- a bibliography.  Textbooks may be "obtained,  through . the University Extension library.  Students may submit three  written assignments for criticism by a professional writer;  Two additional criticisms .will  be allowed.for a small extra  charge.  . Inquiries should be ddressed  teethe University of�� British-  Columbia Department of fib."  ���tension.  Cost of  the  course���>__��  '���$?:   ���        ���"'���' ������. ���������. ��� -   . -p*  rv  ..Sir Sanford Fleming, a Cani  adian engineer, "laid, the first  cable across the Pacific in 1887.  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Performance reaches  new heights, too! The new "Rocket" 202 Engine is up in  compression to 8.5 to 1 . . . and horsepower zooms to 202!  Of course, all power features are available, *OIdsmobiIe for  '55 is in our showroom now . . . come in and see it!  'Oldsmobila offers eferen oxciHng, all-around-new modoli in  thrao now sariat for '55���Ninaly-��igM, Suptr "80", "88".  THE NAME THAT 'MEANS A GOOD DEAL  PHONE 5 S  ROBERTS CREEK r  4 Coast News Nov. 25,  1954.  at  .After riearly a.century of un-  remi&feg arid unselfish service  in war, peace and disaster, to  people pf all nations and  creeds, the Bed Cross cannot  bur�� its identity in a blanket  organization of diversified philanthropic arid welfare groups.  This is the reason why branches pi .��he Canadian lied Cross,  Society stand. slop! froni muslw  rooming ,community, chests that  would put all their "begs ini  ene askit," states Mrs. J. N.  Mawer, president of B.C. Division pf the .seciety.  During the past   few    years  na$iQn.aJi bodies of both American and. Canadian    Red    Cross,  who, by their    charters,   -have  definite  responsibility    to    the  government, ..haye passed    resolutions to pfev^^.^^p^ra^ch  joining in    a    federatedW.;;c��n)r-  $>aign.  Any  weakening  of  'J}$-  tional    status    of   the    society  could nPt only    jepardize    its  services to Canada as a nation,  but could also endanger its position as a unit of International  Bed Cross.  It has not    proven    possible  for a single campaign to raise  sufficient funds to satisfy budgets of all organizations which  previously     had   their       own  campaigns,  declares Col.  C. A.  Scott, B.C. Red Cross commissioner.    Records of most cities,  which have tried united endeavor,  show financial disappointment. There can be ho monopoly ih the field of philanthropy  , . .   no "cornering of the mar-  get" in campaigns,   he . points  out.  Red Cross has four major responsibilities, states Mrs. Maw-  er. Its service to the soldier, as  a voluntary auxiliary to the  government; its blood transfusion service, providing free  blood when needed for every  citizen of Canada; its emergency disaster service, ready when  disaster  strikes    at    home    or  abroad; its Outpost Hospitals,  serving on the frentiers of the  country.  Canada has an army of half  a million. voluntary workers,  serving under ~fhe. Red Cross���  one of every 30 people organized for any emergency. It is  necessary tb keep this civilian  auxiliary of the arme^ forces  and,civilian relief body as a  distinct unit, responsible only  to the government and people.  !{    I   f,   V-���    .    .  �� .<    I .^-..^ ���  FISH CATCHES  . East and west.coast .fishermen toot a record 645,325,000  pounds of fish from the sea in  the first 6months of 1954, almost 2S percent more than the  525,263,000 pounds landed in  the first half of last year.  n5>^*.*xcftllM*t.(^W��  More ^han a .b^lion new  trees grew in the forests.of the  pulp and paper comapies last  year.  ii__L^i.  , y>���  !l/Cft_r~ff-*.T       montii    ^ T,o����t��Hi  _._*. ...     --.      ...      -jj|.g|^.   ,  atari   i  ;ln Mm* '.  sontd  vlntftjr  oil  ��. Cyuto fiftfh/ 8. One who  H. Worufctp move*  JS.McwwUry 4. A church  ��m�� <-*��!&)       dSgattary  S9. T��jfc�� wildly 0. Roman  ;S4.RuMd*a mot#y  Uke  ��.A thick-  sklnnrA  r#plito  29.  -J& Employ " " ''tifrpiSSf  3U.ifl-��urium <ntrc)  <��ym���� iO.Mfertn*  3$. Watt o? fJf**  M.Temtto&Jt M.Rrw<n.|  ,��. fWd�� 29. Tbtm who  ��PIC pMfti i ii i mil im  '89. Klv��r I"   fa  JO.atery  .JS.Novj.SCvU*  trnVtr.)  23.N��e_3��.  ���lutped  JM. Spawn  of flali  m. Merciful  -���*.> ��iH"  tfL svyptiwi  *<*  tt*.ntvw  (Att.y  "A-.'-^'<'ifii"1^ '&%.'<���  U_-L!!JCJ -i  :3Qu__i;-5/: tiWJtt\  ciai-W.- yuau --.av-j  ������' ������' m'Jiy:3:-' r-raa  '���fyj ������LY'i-': "v nisi'.j  113L43   mail   'J��-:,  a_> Han-. cauaei  ._jyaa_Li 'ttuiaau  aa__na'. au jukj  aaicsaa rJ__ua_i  Leet Week's  40.*f*It  .  nia*��#  friend  49. Bast  Indian  taorti  ' ��& **ft-��le  4hFtfnom  mission  ,43. Part of*  flower  ;44.0ntwfco .  j   ttaies jwUI  V   ��n_mal��  niS. Silly  Vtf.IrtiaaA'ft  57, Book at  #_��-'  Another service opens in .Sechelt Saturday, Nov. 27, w&en  Kurlult arid Aylwin, Contracting Company." Limited.,��� open  their heating, plumbing and  electric sales ���and-sevJee.- -���----  Ted and Ann Kurluk are well  known to all in .the Sechelt  area, and Jthe Peipsjila generally, getting acquainted over  the past few .years while Ted  worked quietly but industriously at his electrical business. .  Now they   have    Terry   and  In the e^ay, ^cqntest g>on?or-  ed by Thie Cq.^st News,, tj^p coht-  ditions of entry are these:  1. Essays must h^,. ;the .wp?^:  of the contestant. Any source  material may be consulted in  the preparation.  , 2. Essays must be neat and  legible, and either typewritten  or written in ink.  ,3. Essays must be limited to  500 .words..  J:,..^;^s^y6;:inu6ti.  be   .in ,\Th���  I'^ajst-.'Npwis office .toy noorii on  Saturday, Dec. ii.  J$ere is a chance to earn an  [extra    cheque    for    Christmas,  for any student who is willing  to  give  time  and  thought    to  "The responsibility of the ratepayers toward    their    school."  Any high school student is eligible for these prizes.    We invite your serious opinion.  Thelma Aylwiri as partners.  Terry comes frord Yancouver,  and Theima is well known as  a member of the Gibsons Cham-  'ber^^^^^.i.y^r--. x~y'/.. Ky>y. '::y  Terry Holds ^Sn '?A" \ ticket in  electrical work,  and is a com-  j peteni , electrical contrJ?ctJor^  These y electricians have adcl-  ed plumbing to their skills,'  and now, haying their; .new  store ^P, stockej^.and ready yfor  the sales, part of their ^business,  are away to .a flying start.'      ;  On Q^eah^;!;;.^f^y^B^g^:i  ; they., ywiU ;.-^elcq|^^ll!^^i||^,  to i^er.stp^e^y.witii" iea ^nd:.,iigh|;;  refrfs^meht^.^ ,aw^:Vj��!|i^;^':  vieiy_ of'/.^e|rt.,-.'.,^^^ Ml$u  tplu|tnbing -M^^p^^'^e^e^'-  have not f��?j|3tteri the childifei^  who will come   along,    having  laid in a gopdly supply of balloons and candies for them.  Th&se four ypunig people are  forward -looking .in their ;.birsi-  riess attitudiev.and ttteirs. should  $e a service of .^re.at benefit ~to  Sechelt and  district.  ..ythere, are now more >than 50  dj^erent . household electrical  appliances to iise in Canada today, compared to only 19 in  1930.  Yovnitr  iii__M\pf ^*��. *��> w-**&'* **>  3B0ars ypunRfr. Qmt being jovd. ..Get Ostoffc  todav. Int-f.-'-.'-for'.' r.�� "Re��-aeqnahit��i_" stee  only 60f-.  I  flLM CNR HOTEL  ;The name of the new hotel  which the Canadian National  Railways is building ini Montreal, the largest and most  'modern in the Commonwealth,  will be '-The Queen Elizabeth."  . Announcement of the name  follows receipt of a letter from  His Excellency the Governor -  General to Donald Gordon,. in:  forming him -that "Her Majesty  the Queen has been graciously  pleased to grant permission  that the new Canadian National  Railways hotel in Montreal,  should be called "The Queen  Elizabeth."  WATER  reyeals wKisky s  Iruie flavour  Pot SeagMMft's "8y'iQi&wa& tfc��fc  Water,' plain or sparkling,  reveals a whisky's troe^ natural flaTOUf  and bouquet.  44  ram^  -.��v*��-vVvy'1 birr!  0^ Seagrams^ e^ %m  This advertisement is not published or displayed by the Liquor.  Control Board or by the Government of British, Columbia.  J  KU RLUK & AYL WIN CONTRACTING CO. LTD  SECHELT, B.C.  HEATING,  PLUMBING,  ELECTRIC SALES &  SERVICE  Candies,  Balloons  For  the  Children  Tea  and  Refreshmclhts  *  For  "��� i'��.  ELECTRIC HEAT  IN WHITE AND COLORS  ELECTRIC   COOKING  Polishers, Vacuums, Refrigerators, Stoves, Lamps, T-V, Radios & Combinations  n  Appliances By  Phone Sechelt 107  ENESIAiAELICT  Opposite Post Office  .1 r1 l,..,,.ai Coast News Nov. 25,  1954.  o  M  -Never  Have  We Had Such a  Wide  Choice  Of Such   Top Quality  Merchandise,  -'Of-- '  ��� * ��� _r ���  Y'oull Find Gift Items In Every  Depor/men/q/ Our Store.  WE SUGGEST YOU LOOK AT THESE  FOR ��ADIBS  Fine Lingerie:  Harvey Woods or Stanfields  * Sweaters: St Michael  K nitted Suits: Jantzen  Hosiery, Slippers, Shoes  China and Glassware  FOR MEN  Quality Sweaters By Caldwell Fine Socks, Shirts, Ties.  Tools make very Acceptable Gifts  FOR THE CHILDREN  A New "TOyLAND" Upstairs with really fine toys  for Children of all ages.  Cigarettes, Tobaccos, Cigars  Boxed Chocolates & Candies  Christmas Cards, Candles  Decorations and Wrappings  And for you or your Friends, 'CANADA PACKERS"  onus of Fine DuBarry Tableware in Wm. Rogers Silver Plate,  Check on your Points for all the  *  CANADA PACKER'S Products You Buy!  While ypu're "gifting," Remember the  FAMILY and your Gifts of Festive Season  Foods hy CANADA PACKERS.  To go with your Turkeys, you II want  ''MAPLt LEAF'' Ham^ and Cottage Rolls  For the traditional Sausage Rolls  YORK  Remove sausage from tin, and wipe off excess  fat.  Roll out plain pastry, and brush lightly with prepared mustard.  Roll each sausage in pastry, and seal edges.  Chill until ready to use.  Bake in hot oven, 425 degrees Fahrenheit, for  ten minutes, and serve hot.  For other Sausage dishes try  or  With all these dishes you'll be proud to serve  'YORK9 canned Vegetables for Quality & Convenience  TOMATOfS  CANADA PACKERS  TRULY SUPERIOR CANNED VEGETABLES:  at Prices you can't afford to miss!  They're All "YORK" Brand  CHOICE TOMATOES, 20 oz. cans ���..;.:  25c  CHOICE ASSORTED PEAS, 15 oz. cans   18c  CHOICE CUT GREEN BEANS,  15 oz. cans; 2 for .,.....-.'.  ..37c  CHOICE CREAM CORN. 15 oz. cans; 2 for ���-31c  CHOICE KERNEL CORN, 14 oz. can; 2 for 43c  While you're shopping,, don't forget, these are  worth a bonus of one point per can on your Wm.  Rogers DuBarry Silverplate. .    / -  We're quoting special prices per case, loo. Buy  hy the case, save money, and collect your Silver  ware points 48 at a time!  YOU'LL   DO   BETTER   AT  Phone 12R  GENERAL STORE  t  Gard^  Pender Harbour 6 Coast News Nov. 25,  1954.  Halfmoon Bay  L.  ROBERTS ���S.  ANDERSON  Our phones are 7J2 and  7Q2. Our mail box is located outside the door of Redrooffs Store.  News Flash on the Halfmoon  Bay_Sechelt road: that mud is  the beginning of a paved highway.  Isn't progress  wonderful?  The Roy Doyles and the Alf  Nesses spent their holidays  building additions onto their  homes. The results are well  worth the effort. The Doyles  even have a swimming pool in  their front yard, thanks" to the  faulty drainage system which  has backed up eight inches of  water. **  Back in our midst during the  winter months,, at least, are  Sadie and Ed Edmunds who  are building a home out Redrooffs way.  Other new residents are Sue  and Dick Cackette, and our  school teacher, Mrs. Surtees,  and family.  Home again an^ wondering  ���where the weeds came from  are the Bob Cormacks. Their  son, Ray, is expected up for a  visit this week-end.  Among recent visitors to  Halfmoon Bay  were    Clarence  McDonagh, on leave from the  Air Force base at Aylmer, Ontario, and Miss Pat Leeson,  week-end guest at the Ken Andersons. Miss Leeson has just  returned from a tour of Europe  so had many fascinating stories,  to relate. The Cackettes had a  hcuseful with Mr. and Mrs.'  , Zimmer an^ family up from  "Vancouver.  Both Mrs. H. Willis and Mrs.  J. Burrows are home again  and feeling well. Gladys Nygard and Alice Ford, who are  in St. Mary's Hospital, should  r,oon be in good health again,  too.  Proud owners of the lovely  yacht anchored in the Bay last  week are Mr. an^ Mrs. C. B.  Riley, niece and nephew of the  Ernie Lewises.  Venison has been the main  dish at the Jorgenson home  since Frank shot a beautiful  four point buck,t up behind the  house.  The PTA realized a profit of  $48 towards the Christmas tree  fund at a Card Night held in  Redrooffs Hall on Nov. 17. A  home cooking sale, Bingo and  refreshments comprised the  evening which was enjoyed by  a large turnout despite the  rough weather. The door prize  was won by Pete Jorgenson,  and the lucky ticket on the grocery hamper was held by" La-  verne Roberts.  Roberts Creek  BY MRS. M. NEWMAN  A wedding of local interest  took place in the Chapel .of  Chown" Memorial Church on  Nov. 10 when Doris Mien,  twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  A. H. Weal, Roberts Creek, became the bride of Lome Clifford Moe, Vancouver, in a  double ring ceremony.  The bride wore a smart  suit with orchid corsage and  was attended by her sister,  Margaret, in soft , silver-grey  with pink rosebud   corsage.  Mr. Barry Drinkwater supported the groom.  Wedding music   was    played  by  Miss  Anne  Newcomb.  |     A  reception was held a* the  ! home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Ben-  ; ton, where Mr. Benton proposed the toast to the bride.  Due to the condition of the  roads, the Anglican WA Bazaar and Tea has been postponed.  Only five attended the 'Anglican Church oni Sunday,  transportation being what it  was on that day, with tain  pouring from above and mud  underfoot.      Rev.  C.    Harbord  took the service.  Roberts Creek has not been  so popular in years. Many are  the sightseers who journey  from far and near to v>v the  remains of the fills ove?\Rob-  erts Creek, both Upper and  Lower Road. A bridge is being  hastily constructed to span the  gap on the Upper Road.  Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Campbell are enjoying a visit from  their daughter and son-in-law,  Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Day of Oro-  ville,  Wash.  Mrs. F. White has, returned  from Vancouver where she was  a guest of her son and family.  The Badminton Club is opening its doors to the young folk  from 7 to 8:30 Tuesday nights.  The charge will be nominal.  Children are requested to wear  soft shoes and will be accepted  up to and including 14 years  cf age. After 15 they may join  the adult club if they wish; An  adult will be on hand to teach  them.  LADIES KEEP FIT CLASSES  Three instructors have been  secured for a Ladies Keep Fit  class,' starting Monday evening,  Nov. 29 in Gibsons, Bill Peterson of the Recreation Commission reports.  These classes will be held in  the School Hall, at Gibsons,  and will start at 8:00 p.m., cov  ering calisthenics, ballet and  tap  dancing.  Instructors are Mrs. Orcharde, Roberts Creek, Mrs.  Dianne Laird, Hopkins Landing, and Mrs.  Propp, Gibsons.  These classes are reported to  be a great deal of fun, and  laughter is often the best medicine. ^  r  w  JJ   XMAS SPECIAL  2lo* $3"00  YOUR NAME "BRANDED"  ON THIS INDESTRUCTIBLE PONY  NEIGHS AS YOU RIDE.  Sensationally  new I    At Last ybd can  have jronr  own  pony -branded" with yonr first nam* right across hi_  front.   Amazing   new   Vinyl   Plastic   Pony  inflates   to  extra-large size.   Kids from 6 months to 10 years get  the   pony   rides   of   their   lives   when   they   ride   this  B-ckin' Bronco across the range t  Ton can sit on him/  kick him, bounce him,  whip him���but yon won't hortf  him.  He'll ask for more.  He "neighs" with each bounceV  almost   human!    He's   big,   tougb  and   strong���200-lb.  man can ride him, stamp oh him and we guarantee it  will not break. Electronically sealed seams. Special low  Introductory price���only $3.00 for two.   Buy them for  every child on your list at this amazing low offer. Send  $2.00 if you only wish one pony.   Supply limited, so order as many as you need  NOW.   Be sure to PRINT names of children yon want on pony.   One nsma ������  each!   Satisfaction guaranteed!   CHBI3TMAS DEUVEKY GUARANTEED.  DEPT. STRATTON MFG. CO., 47 COLBORNE ST., TORONTO, ONT.  FOR SALE  DUMP TRUCKS  1952 DODGE  3-TON SPECIAL  1951 INTERNATIONAL  3-TON SPECIAL  Both These Trucks Are' in First Class Shape  with NEW RUBBER  YOUR CHOICE $2500  1948 FARGO 3-TON SPECIAL  IN TOP SHAPE RARIN' TO GO  $1250  1947 DODGE 5-PASSENGER COUPE WITH  ���-51 RECONDITIONED MOTOR.*   CITY DRIVEN  $750  TERMS ���-        TRADES  There's going to,be plenty of road work on th's Peninsula.  A good chance for a young  fellow   to   go   into  business!  Chuck's Motors & Welding  Phone 54 W  Wilson Creek  By  D.  Erickson  Mr. and Mrs. Bert Brackley  and family journeyed froni  Mission last week-end, to bid  goodbye to their son, AC1 Richard Brackley, who after visiting his grandmother there for  a few days, returned to .the Air  Force base at Claresholm, Alberta.  Table tennis enthusiasts here  are forming a group to play  weekly in the Community Hall.  At present, there is one table.  Should enough interest be  shown, a second one will be arranged for. Information may  be had from Jack Whitaker,  Roger Lucken or your columnist,  D. Erickson.  The recent Cabaret Dance  put on by the Wilson Creek  Softball group was a very enjoyable affair. Visitors from"  Pender Harbour and Gibsons  were  among the  jolly  crowd.  Orv Moscrip  and H. Roberts  looked , after  the   refreshments  assisted: by Harry 'Mellon?  Music was supplied  by  Jr  Whitaker.  ,-m- * v..  ;1*    ���:������  -  SALLY DOES  Sally Stepper Is ono of the most beauH-  tlful dolls you've ever seen ... even to  small details of dimples, finger nails  and craoses In her chubby arms ond  legs. Sally hat long lifelika Ratr  that can b'e washed,, combed, vfoved  and curled, set or braided. She ean be washed, dressed and undressed  in standard doll costumes. Sturdily made of a new shockproof plasti*  for year* and year* of loving play.  Sally Stepper Is the doll your  favourite little girl would choose fjr Ijerjolf.   Order Now  at this  jpedal low price.  91    47 Colborne Street, Dept.  HJii i imii uj ij-��� j^jin niMiuimi".-'.'"?"!  Toronto, Ontario  JV^It^NOSRI^  Stratton Manufacturing Company,  94 Adelaide Street West, Dspf. Toronto, Ontario,  ?T*3���� rush Sally Stepper Walking Done @ $3.95 and taclod* eompttti  free 3-piece dressar iat with each. It b uadarstood l_at.it J an oot dellfhtsd full our-  chas* pries will b�� reJundad. <   . *  NAME ?*>_��.. .*  ADDRESS , .����!*��������������������������'��������*���  Cmf PR0VIHCE.........���.���i,"���i.ini  JEncIossJ ��� Stratton Mft Co. paychtpplne charm,  DCASH.      ._3.QHE0.UE_       aMfiNEj 0_D_S  MONEY BACK GUARANTEE  -#b-  SPKIA. MESSAGE  ^(USTOMERS^  Hi  IF YOUR  UJON DOLLARS  COULD TALK  .'.. what a story they could tell! For those  dollars you have on deposit at the B of M  have been hard at work during the past  year in Canadian enterprise of every description and size.  Among the fishing fleets of the. Atlantic  and Pacific ... in the mines and lumber  camps of the far north . ..in farming  districts ... in industrial areas . . . your  dollars have a story to tell of progress and"achievement.  If your Bof M dollars ��� as listed with .many others in  the Bank's annual statement ��� could talk, they would tell  you they have no-five-day week, but are busy constantly,  working for you and for Canada . . . like this:  THE MONEY YOU DEPOSIT:    ^l^�� At the end of the  Bank's year, October 31st, 1954, you and two million other  Canadians in ail walks of life had $2,365,669,857 in deposits  with the B of M. Although much of this money belongs to  institutions and business firms, well over half of these deposits  represent the savings of individual Canadians.  THE MONEY WE LEND: '.Jill  Your savings are playing  an important role in our expanding economy in the form of  loans to Canadians of every calling ��� farmers,  miners, fishermen, oil men, lumbermen, ranchers  ��� to industrial and business enterprises and to  Provincial and Municipal Governments. As of I  October 31st, B of M loans totalled $903,148,964^  ��� the highest figure in the history of the Bank.  In a thousand ways, these dollars played their part in sustaining our standard of living.  THE MONEY WE INVEST: j|P-' At the close of the year  the B of M had $952,522,945 invested in high-grade government bonds and other public securities which have a ready  market. This money is helping to finance government projects  for the betterment of the country and the welfare of Canadians  at large. Other securities held by the Bank ��� which include  many short-term credits to industry ��� bring total investments  to $1,170,406,863.  When you open- an account.at the Bof M,  you are not only putting your savings in a.  safe place but you are also investing in  Canada's future. Every dollar you deposit  is put to work in some Canadian endeavour  that contributes iso the steady progress of  this great country of ours.  $z*s&da4 "pvtAt *&���ut&  WORKING     WITH     CANADIANS     IN     EVERY     WALK     OF     LIFE     SINCE     1817  ...a__ Shop Eariy -   Lay Away    For Christmas!  These Items Make Lovely Gifts:  HARVEY WOODS or STANFIELD'S Lingerie  HARVEY WOODS  or  SUPERSILK  Nylons  TOWEL SETS-PILLOW SLIPS-SHEETS  The Tasella Shoppe  Phone 29-J  Sechelt  THE  .. Nov. 25 ��� Gibsons, Legion  Hall, 2:30 to. 5 p.m. Eastern-  Star Tea and Bazaar..  Nov. 26 -r- Gibsons School  Hall. Another Cribbage and  Whist evening. Prizes and refreshments for all.  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. 27 ��� Roberts Creek  Community Hall Dance; Evan  Kemp's Orchestra.  Nov. 30 ��� Roberts Creek Legion Hall, at 12 noon, Pottery  Club. Boston luncheon, raffle,  etc.  Nov. 30 ��� Seohelt; Women's  Guild of St. Hilda's Church will  hold sale of home cooking  Tuesday afternoc* in Church  Hall. Tea will be served.  Dec, 1 ��� Gibsons Parish Hall  general meeting of St. Bartholomew's WA. 2 p.m.  Dec. 2 ��� Gibsons and District Ratepayers regular meet-  ing,-United Church Hall, 7:30  p.m. ; t  Dec. 3 ��� Gibsons Parish  HalL 6:30, Farmers Institute  Pot Luck Dinner.  Dec; 3 ��� Roberts Creek St.  Aidan's Church Bazaar and  Tea. Keep this date in mind.  Dec. 3, Gibsons, United  Church W.A.. Christmas Tea  and Sale, Church Hall, 2:30  p.m.  FOR SALE  Bush wood, Fir and Alder.  Current prices. STAG FUELS,  phone 21 J, Gibsons. tfn  Budgies, all colors, talking  strain. ,  100 new folding hall hardwood chairs. $3  each.  Alto Sax (Bucher) in case.  Beautiful condition. $100. C.  P. Ballentine. 50  If I wanted a really comfortable, modern, homey home;  near the beach, with everything; Pembroke bath, base -  ment, 2 bedrooms, garden, I  would certainly look at this  listing ��� it's a dream home  and yet ever so practical���low  down payment and it's yours.  Totem Realty.  Choice pot plants. , See these  Cyclamen in bloom at the  greenhouses. Lower Road Roberts Creek. Arthur R. Reeves.  - "  . Beautiful view lot, right here;  in Gibsons, running from Fletcher Road to Sechelt Highway,  could be subdivided to advantage. Either part fine view. Full  si2e 63 x 263. Last lot left in  this area. It's a bargain. Totem  Realty.  Fast, accurate, guaranteed  watch repairs. Marine Men's  Wear, Gibsons. tfn  FOR SALE (Continued)  WOOD  ALDER OR FIR  Phone    Ran Vernon  Gibsons 26W  or John Atlee, 93S      tfn  WORK   WANTED  Spray and Brush Painting; also paper hanging. J. Melhus.  Phone Gibsons 33. tfn  Work Wanted: any kind of  light manual labor either part-  or full-time. G. Sullivan, Roberts Creek PO. 47  FOR RENT  Four room bungalow, modern, furnished, oil heat, propane gas range. G. Marshall Sr.  phone 104KJ Gibsons. 47  5-roomed house, modern,  close to road. Beach property,  Selma Park. Phone Wilson  Creek, 5S. 47  Cozy three-room house; full  plumbing. Phone 90K. 43  INSURANCE  Watch  Repair:  All  types    of      watches and jewelry    repaired. | PERSONAL  Reliable, fast,  efficient.    Union  General Store, Sechelt. tfn  Prompt, dependable service  for all your Insurance and Real  Estate Needs. Phone Secheli 53J  Evenings and Holidays: H.B.  Gordon. 81 H. or T.E. Duffy.  31M. tfn  Fire, Auto, Liability. Prompt  courteous service.. Totem Realty, Gibsons. tfn  Rough   and   Planed   Lumber  Phone   Halfmoon   Bay   7 Z'  KOLTERMAN SAWMILLS  Halfmoon  Bay  Man's 3-speed CCM with  light and generator. In excellent condition, $30. Contact F.  A. Simpson,    Bargain Harbour.  Girl's    CCM bicycle in  good  condition.  Phone Sechelt 57K.  CARD OF THANKS      ;!ous Ho  R. .R.- deBanou, Pht. D. Physical Medicine, 1854 Marine  Drive, West Vancouver. West  2692. On your way to town,  drop in and discuss your ailment with   us.  CARD OF THANKS  Young turkeys, 35c lb. live  weight. Phone Wilson Creek  5W. tfn I iliary.  Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell King,  M '. and Mrs. J. F. King, and  Mrs. Burton, express their  thanks tc the neighbors and  friends who helper cars i;v  Mrs. Nellie King. Special  thanks Mr. Oswald, and the  pall bearers at her funeral. Also the choir and Women's Au:r-  Dec. 3 ��� At 8; p.m. in the  Community Hall the Wilson  Creek Community Center special meeting for election of of-  i'ie_js and -ocial evening with  d_ncing and refreshments.  Dec. 6 ��� Gibsons Parish  Hall, 8 p.m.. Farmers Institute  meeting, guest speaker, Mr. B.  Williams, Health Inspector;  films.  Dec. 7 ��� Gibsons, at home of  Mrs. Drummond, WI meeting 2  p.m. annual meeting. Election:  officers.  Dec. 11 ��� Gibsons School  Hall, Gibsons Badminton Club  Snowball Frolic, a very special  affair.  Dec. 17 ���. Roberts Creek,  Community Hall, 7:30 p.m., an  event you must attend, annual  Stratford Kindergarten Concert, rhythm band and all, sil-  .ver collection^ Proceeds for  VON ��� you will really enjoy  this ��� bring your  children.  Dec. 18 ��� Roberts Creek,  Legion LA 219, Whist Drive, 8  p.m. Everyone Welcome.  This Week's Special ��� Ten  acre farm, fruit irees, garden,  lovely view, perfect TV area,  get Portland; good stand timber, good water, very comfortable 3-bedroom home; nothing  to compare in area. Full price  only $4950. Terms if necessary.  Harold Wilson  operating  Totem   Realty  Phone Gibsons 44  Evenings  95J  Church Services  Sunday, November  25  ANGLICAN  1st Sunday in Advent  St.     Bartholomew's     Church  - Gibsons  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  3:30 p.m.  Evensong  St.   Hilda's   Church   ���   Sechelt  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  11:00  a.m. ��� Holy  Communion  St. Aidan's Church  Roberts Creek  11:00 a.m. Sunday School  2:00  p.m.   Evensong  BETHEL  Sechalt  Sunday School 2:00 p.m.  Sunday Gospel 3:00 p.m.  Sechelt Bethel Church Harvest  . ,                    ,      .            ,    I Coast News Nov. 25, 1954. 7  sis of hourly work, since    she j ._,  does not wish to return to full       There  were  ten  motor  vehi-  time   nursing.      However,    she  cles registered in    Canada    for  UNITED  Sunday School  Gibsons ��� 9:45 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   11:00  a.m  Roberts Creek ��� 2 p.m.    1  Wilson Creek Sunday School  11:00 a.m.  Public   Worship   ���   3:30   p.m  Port Mellon  7:30 p.m. the  1st, 2nd and 4th  Sundays  PENTECOSTAL  9:45 a.m. Sunday School  11:00   a.m.   Devotional  7:30  p.m.  Evangelistic  Wednesday night  Prayer and Bible Study 8 p.m.  Friday    night *  Young People at 8  p.m.  finds her hourly work runs to  as much as nine hours a day  already.  every 43 residents last year as  compared with ten for every 46  in 1952.  nnuai  Jimmy Suggests That You  Order Your Turkey  for  Christmas  AT THE  eeting Set  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.':'  The beard meeting of the  Elphinstone VON, which was  held at Mrs. L. S. Jackson's  home last week decided that in  view of changed - road conditions over the past years, it  would now be possible to hold  the annual meeting of the  branch in January, instead of  in March. They hope by this  move to avoid the two month  holdup in the completion, of  their year's  business.  Miss Mabel Cooper, who is  carrying on the work of the  VON until a permanent appointment can be made, has announced she will hot take the  appointment except on the    ba-  Pftone Gibsons 46-W  fits! Gifts!  Ask pr LOCAL MEMMT First  TWO BEST BUYS:  j^ttSttT&tt'Stttt'tt'Stt'tt^  8  Christmas Trees!  i  Boy Scouts and Cubs ;will be taking orders for        $  g    Christmas trees in the Sechelt and Wilson Creek area.  i-  g PRICES 50c and UP "  Support your Scout Movement  Be Sure of a Tree!  _]" '  RCA VICTOR AUTOMATIC PLAYER,  with ALBUM  of WORLD'S  FINEST MUSIC-  ALL for    $39-95.  "PET" 35-pieces DRILL,  SANDER.   GRINDER  and POLISHER SET, complete with  WALL HANGER BOARD,    $22.25-  For Our Part, we admit to the  WORST WINDOWS  and the  BEST STOCKS  on the SUNSHINE ?    COAST  ���Knowl&s  Phone 33  MA  <_y  -HARDWAR���-  LTD.  Gibsons, B.C.  Fi  k * *^2U HAS MV UH*  ft.       ,oH*HeR .pussy cat  \\-#*J*+*t.  *S:::1  ^  m POLL THAT TAIKS  .-.��:-v.v.>>v.  Yes, Talking Trudy is always ready to say her piece!    "Mary  had a Little Lamb/' "Rock-a-Bye Baby/' "Pussy Cat, Pussy  Cat" or "Oh, where has My Little Dog Gone" ... ask your  little girl which of these four famous nursery rhymes she likes best.    Trudy  will recite that rhyme as often as you want.    Trudy is a big, beautiful cuddly  doll, all decked out in a sweet plaid pinafore and cute hooded bonnet to  match.    She's 24 inches tall and sturdily built to take all sorts of punishment  and still talk in rhyme.    There's no complicated machinery, no delicate  settings to go wrong.    Just turn the sturdy handle at Trudy's back and she  talks in rhyme . . . every time!  HURRY! HURRY!  Don't disappoint your little girl. Make sure that she gets her  "Talking Trudy" doll. ORDER NOW. Supplies are limited so  don't delay and be sure to state your first, second, third and  fourth choice of nursery rhymes by numbering the squares in  the attached coupon.  o0e����o6��o0  YOUR MONEY - IMMEDIATELY  REFUNDED IF YOU ARE NOT  COMPLETELY SATISFIED WITH  TALKING TRUDY.  0��  o  o  o  AND   A   FHEE  ECKIACE   TOO!  O Get this grand 17-  �� inch pearly necklace  ABSOLUTELY FREE  -v with every "Talking  Cfe/ Trudy" doll you order.  f\ Let Trudy wear it . . .  v-/ or Trudy's4ittle mother O  will    find   it   a   nice 0  O     grown-up touch  ��  ���  ���    q  just like mummy's. It's     q  iC\ FREE if you order    r%  ��OoqO��  f 1  O  O  o*��  STRATTON MFG. CO., 47 Colborne Sr., Toronto. Onl., Depf   Ple.se Rush.. Phonograph Doll(j) at $4.95 each  D I enclose $ cash.'checjue/money order (postage free)  O Please send C.O.D. (I will poy postage)  Name.  I    Addrets.  I  .0  Here Are My Nursery Rhyme Preferences Merited T fo 4  D ROCK-A-BYE BABY G MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB  ��� OH WHERE HAS MY LITTLE C PUSSY CAT, PUSSY CAT  DOG GONE Coast News Nov. 25,  1954.  SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK    .^  WBSR&iaEBL,*' w  By R. J. SCOn  * WlUBLfOSSIBLL  <fo PJLV AROUND  4ftL WORLD Ori  OKI POlMD of FUEL.  mm iMtin  '&��.$ AHP,  ttsuM.ur.'frvp  Ml '    ���  ir_i_!'l-r*rr tT"1 "'" ,'     " '  Sechelt Now  Has Firebellcs  The wives and friends of the  Sechelt Volunteer Fire Brigade  have organized Sechelt Fire  Belles, an organization dedicated to the financial assistance of  the Fire Brigade, chiefly in the  matter of current operating expenses.  Their first meeting was held  On Nov. 15 when the necessary  officers were elected. Mrs.  Stan   Wakefield    is    president,  UNWANTED HAIR  Vanished away with Saca-Pelo.  Saca-Pelo is not like ordinary  depilatories that remove hair  from the surface of the skin but  penetrates through the pores  and retards the growth of  the hair. Lor-Beer Lab/ Ltd.  Ste. 5, 679 Granville St., Vancouver, B.C.  Jewellery  We now carry  an excellent selection of  Jewellery  and, Costume  Jewellery  LeEoy Watches  Ladies and   Gents   Models j  Good Designs In  Wedding Rings  WATCH REPAIRS  Fast, Efficient Service  Chris's  Variety Shoppe  Phone 96K Sechelt  and Mrs. Tommy Parish  secretary-treasurer.  The Fire Belles wish it  known, chiefly to the Fire Boys  that it is not their intention to  usurp the duties of putting out  fires, operating the, ladder  truck, or otherwise attempting  to make a noise like Firemen.  They hope to sound tlie lighter note, like the tinkling of  coins on the counter when the  truck needs oil and gasoline.  Congratulations  for Kinsmen  Magistrate Johnson in an address to the Kinsmen Club of  Gibsons and District, congratulated the club on its fine work  in  and  around   Gibsons.  As Magistrate of the Juvenile  Court he felt the organization  played a great part and contributed a good deal to combat  juvenile  delinquincy.  He felt that sponsoring the  Scouting and the equipping of  children's playgrounds and all  other service work performed  by the Kinsmen Club played a  major role in the building cf  the community. He sai_j that  a community without a Kinsmen Club was incomplete. He  hoped that the young men of  the peninsula would help them  in their .efforts to build a  club big enough to benefit the  while Sechelt Peninsula.  HASSANS  WILL BE PLEASED  TO SERVE YOU  during the  Fa.! Fishing  Hassan s  Store  Phcne   11-U  PENDER   HARBOUR  SOLNIK  SHELL SERVICE  WILL  Winterize Your  Car or Trtick  ��� ANTIFREEZE ���  W.nter   Lubricants  - MOTOR TUNE-UP ���  Have Small Repairs  Done Now Or  Big Jobs Later !  Oddf ellows  to Greet G.M.  Oddfellows' of the Sunshine  Coast will welcome. Newton . P.  ���Steacy, Grand Master at Friday's regular meeting, and  then, at 9 p.m. will hold an  open meeting, inviting all who  wish to know more about Odd-  fellowship, including ladies interested in the Rebekah Degree.  Mr. Steacy, an executive of  the Borden Company, is an entertaining speaker, -<xn& the program will end with refreshments supplied by those ladies  who are preparing to form the  New Rebekah Lodge here.  a :  CHEAPER  DINER MEALS  Travellers will be able to  enjoy a meal for less than -..  dollar on Canadian National  Railways main-line trains.  Tne CNR has announced that  coffee shop service is now available on the Continental  Limited between Toronto and  Vancouver. Regular dining  cars Will remain on the Toronto-Vancouver run but these will  be supplemented by new sleeper-grill cars which will operate  in tourist car service.  Don't Forget Our  Welding Service  TRAVEL   SPENDING  Last year Canadians visiting  the United States for . more  than 48 hours- spent an average  cf $86, while Americans visiting Canada spent only $52.  This compared with averages  of $88 and $51, respectively, in  1952.  Phone 48C  Sechelt  $188  PER  PUPIL  Average expenditure per pu-  ! pil on public elementary and  secondary education in Canada  was $188 in 1951, ranging from  $92 in Newfoundland to $326  in British  Columbia.  MRS. G. McNUTT  Nelson Island forms the west  shore of Agamemnon Channel.  The south end of this shore is  Fearney Point. Three miles  north from the point we come  to the lagoon and Green Bay.  A low bluff separates the two.  Once many years ago there  was a camp there. On observing the remains of broken china  and burned beams, I was told  a forest fire had swept so  quickly over the point that the  people were compelled to paddle away  on floating logs.  The lagoon and the -west  shore of Green Bay is part of  old Lot 1020, and the east side  of Green Bay is Lot 1021.  These lots belonged to the father of Roger Green, of Wilson  Creek.  The lagoon was no doubt  once a swamp, fed by a creek  entering from the west side,  but, seeing its possibilities,  someone blasted out .the entrance and used concrete to  make a large pond that could  be entered at high tide and  would not drain at low tide-  This was used as a log and  shingle bolt pond. It also, sheltered boats from the big southeaster that shot up the channel.  An abortive attempt was made  to build a shingle mill.  During World War I a    con  tract was obtained to can salmon for the army. A large cannery was built on concrete piling outside the lagoon, a foot  bridge over the entrance, and  the creek dammed to supply  water. Inside, a manager's  house, work shop, bunk and  cook houses were put up. The  contract died with the war.  The cannery was'converted to  a large shingle mill. Two big  houses were added on the outside shore.  The mill took fire. Enough  material was salvaged to construct the mill on shore. This  passed through several hands  and ended in tragedy when the  one-handed manager fell, from  the bolts into the lagoon. His  children and the Chinamen saw  it happen . . . the children  could not swim. The Chinamen  believed that when the spirits  came for one, theys must not  interfere.  After that ~ decay. '  Green Bay itself, has the appearance cf a Jong, thin mitten  with separate?'short little fin:  ger and thumb. The west finger has a waterfall draining  three swampy lakes. In 1914  this boasted the muddiest logging camp on the coast.  - Both shores belonged to  Green, but at the head of the  bay was another claim.  While we were logging  there in the 1930's the tug St.  Lawrence came cautiously into  tlie bay to pick up some logs.  On being instructed to watch  for a reef he said yes, he knew.  He had been in once along a  long time before to put on  shore, amongst the rocks and  Christmas trees, a farmer from  the prairies, together with his  tractor, cows, horses, household goods and even seed  grain. He had been sold a bill  of goods to the effect that he  could use his tractor and horses to log the claim, saw lumber, and then farm the place.  Needless to say, nought came  of this and the livestock met a  sad end. We might say, however, that the farmer is how a  very successful logger.  The lagoon is now owned by  Captain Henry    who    has    the  Hidden Bay Farm resort, whrch  ���he moved from the real Hidden*  Bay, called on the maps: Billings Bay. The three shore-side  houses, although renovated, are  the old originals.  It is reported that one  month's pay for the men was  accidentally dropped' overboard alongside the cannery  dock and never recovered.  Are You  We   can  supply   Men  and  Material for any Job.  CARPENTERS  PLUMBERS  ELECTRICIANS  PAINTERS'  fl  Phone Sechelt 66 K ���  BUS  PASSENGERS  Busses will run via the UPPER  ROAD, to Roberts Creek, return  to Highway andi then to Sechelt,  returning by same route.  Until further Notice  SECHELT MOTOR TRANSPORT,  C. C. Lawrence.  Something NEW  Has Been Added!  OUR ELECTRIC PAINT  MIXER  will mix paints so thoroughly, it will   insure  you  of,,  fresh, easy-to-apply paint at all time?.  Whether you buy a quart or a gallon, this machine will:  smooth out your paint.  Every can of paint we sell will now be thoroughly  mixed for your convenience.  We will mix your paint free while you wait, and of  course, 'we recommend Martin-Senour ' Paints for all  interior and exterior work.   ���"'  Good paints are made better by being well mixed,  and that we can now guarantee.  Come In and See Our New Colors In  SUPER "KEMTONE" RUBBER BASE PAINTS  AND "KEM-GLO" ENAMELS, for your  Pre-Christmas paint jobs.  J0HIW00D  HARDWIRE & APPLIANCES  Phone Your Hardware Number, Gibsons 32  A-BRIDAl OUTFIT ... $1.98      B-SIEEPING OUTFIT.. $1.49 C-DRESS-UP OUTFIT.. $ .89 D-SPORTS OUTFIT ... $1.69 E-RAIN OUTFIT $M��  COMB IT  CURL it  ARMS MOVE  J*$fcWoRir>'s best dressed do it  Si 0 QO MP LET E O U T FITS  JANIE  the"  walking  doll  DRESS HER-WALK HER -TURNS  '   -- ,H|AD WHEN WALKING      .  5 AN EXCITING, WONDERFUL DOLL THAT ACTUAtir WALKS!  keep your favourite little girl enthralled for hours or*  Made like a big, expensive doll, Janie's arms, legs*  head move . . * her eyes open and close . .... have  real eyelashes. Her shining Saran hair can be washed*  combed, curled. AND SHE'S MADE OF UNBREAKABLE PLASTIC for hours of sturdy play. Never before*  ��uch value at only $1.49!  K-FAP.MERETTE OUTFIT $ .69  YOUR FAVOURITE LITTLE GiRl W!f.L HAVE STARS IN HER j  EYES WHEN SHE TAKES HcR JAH.E FOR A WALK Itt OME j  OF THESE WONDERFUL OUTFITS���DCft'T DELAY���ORDER i  YOURS NOW!  ���ORDER j  F  G  HEIDI OUTFST  $1.69 I  FORMAL OUTFIT. $ .9i? \  A BRIDAL OUTFIT $1.98  B SLEEPING OUTFIT $1.49  C DRESS-UP OUTFIT $ .89  �� SPORTS OUTFIT $1.69  E RAIN OUTFIT , $1^69      K  FARMERETTE OUTFIT  $ .69 J  H  BALlERtNA OUTFIT $ .69  J   RED RIDING HOOD $1.29 I  JO EXCITING CUSTOM MADE OUTFITS TO CHOOSE  Hurry! Order your Janie now and order any of her  10 exquisite outfits.    Perfect in each tiny detail,,  custom-made for Janie of hard-  wearing materials with finished,  seams. . Special extras include  miniature dress hangers, real  lace and brajd trim, stoles, purse,  socks, shoes. Everything a well  dressed doll could wish for.  MAIL THIS COUPeH  TODAY!  NO RISK���MONEY REFUNDED BY  RETURN^MAIL IF NOT DEUGIHYEJX  STRATTON MANUFACTURING CO., 47 Colborne St.,Toronto. Ont. Dept...    &  I  Please rush me Janie Doll(s) al $1.49 (doll only) n  ond  outfits as indicated below at prices as shown. .  ....A Bridal Outfit @..$1.98  ....C Dress-up Outfit... (Si. .$ .89   E   Rain Outfit @..$1.69   G Forme! Outfit (&>..%  .98   J   Red Riding Hood.(f!>.. $t._9 '.  . .cash...  I will pc.y posl-Bfc. J  NAME ,.  |  ADDRESS ���. , I  |  CITY .PROVINCE  .|  Please Print Clearly.    .Solisfectien Guaranteed or M- .<;������ r tck o  t enclose cheque....   Piease send C.O.D.  ...B Steeping Outfit..  -@.  .$1.49  ...D Sports OyfRt   ��� @.  .$1.69  ...F Heidi Outfit   M-  ��� V -&9  ...H Ecik-iir.c Ouifif..  .<��:.  ��� J   .��9  ...K Farmerette Outfit  .$ .6? Nut Hamburgers  \  Boxy, tapered lines mark the  jacket of this attractive red  -wool suit with , black ��� Persian.  Jamb adds a nice touch to the  porky collar ywhich is finished  ���with a casual bow in self fabric.  Double slit pockets are curved,  to the body lineto the body  line. The suit is worn with a  black matte jersey blouse. A  foere.t and handbag of Persian  Jamb complete a handsome outfit.  Weather no B  to This Bazaar  ar  The Women's Institute Ba.  :zaar and Tea in the Anglican  ���Church Hall at Gibsons last  Thursday proved the weather  was no detriment to its success.  A good crowd turned out in  cspite of the stormy day, and  -enjoyed the warmth and cheer  <of the pleasantly decorated surroundings, for which an early  Christmas motif was used.  The tea tables were busy,  ;and the home cooking and sew-<  ing tables were bare by night.  The winners of the raffles  were: Mrs. George Charman,  ^child's fancy sweater; Dave  Hees, Christmas cake; Mr.  JRees, grocery hamper; blanket,  ;Mrs.  Gladys Brown.  Members of the W.I. were  please^ to have Mrs. Haley  back with them, after a long  illness.  This time of year is the sea  I son for the new crop of nuts..  They 'can  do  much to   glamorize simple dishes.  Toast nutmeats, chop and  strew over winter squash, or  string beans, onions or parsnips, - and people can't get  enough. No problem, then, to  get the family to eat vegetables!  Add nuts to' poultry seasoning;  stir into plain muffin batter;  ?trew atop the batter for a  quick 1-egg cake.  AH this, at very little cost,  loo, for a few nutmeats go a  long way. Right now, there's a  big variety of tree nuts from  which to choose, walnuts of all  kinds, hickory nuts, butternuts,  filberts, almonds, Brazil nuts,  pecans, pine \nuts, pistachios,  cashews and others.  "Is it true, that nuts are a  real meat substitute, Madame?"  "Only in part. Their protein  is termed 'secondary.' Therefore  to make the protein value  complete, some form of animal  protein must be provided, such  as eggs, cheese, milk, fish or  meat, either in the    dish    con-  - taining nuts or elsewhere in the  menu."  "In general, tree nuts " contain 10 to 20 percent protein,  and up to 73 percent fat, with  the balance carbohydrate," I  told him. They are high in  phosphorus, a good source of  calcium and iron, rich in thiamin and niacin, and a -au*  scurce of riboflavin."  TOMORROW'S DINNER  Onion Cream Soup  Nut Hamburgers  French Fries  Celeried Stewed  Tomatoes    ���  Coffee-Gel        Whipped Topping  Coffee Tea Milk  All Measurements   Ar.s  Lsvel  Recipes Serve 4 to 6  Nut Hamburgers: To 1 1-2 lb.  chopped beef, add 1 grated  small peeled onion, 1 tsp. salt,  1-2 tsp. monosodium "glutamate,  1-3 tsp. pepper and 1-2 c. chopped walnuts or pecan nutmeats.  Shape into 8 flat thin patties.  Pan-fry    quickly     on      both [  sides in butter. Serve on halved  toasted      rolls      or      crumpets  spread   with  ketchup.    Garnish  vith parsley.or cress,  Celeried    Stewed    Tomatoes:  n a qt. saucepan   put    3-4    c  hin-5liced outer   stalks    celery  .ind   12  c'   small-diced     green  pepper.  Add  3-4  c.     water,     1  tsp. salt, 1-2 tsp. sugar and 1-8  :sp. pepper.    Simmer  about  15  ���nin., or  until    the    vegetables  ire bite-tender.  Then ,add    the  :ontents 1 (No. 2) can tomatoes  md 1 tbsp. butter or margarine  optional).      Bring    to    boiling  point.  Coffee-Gel: Sprinkle 2 tbsp.  .mflavored gelatin over 1-2 c.  :old coffee; let stand 5 min.  VIeantime, make up 3 c. boiling  :offee beverage, or use 3 c.  boiling water and 4 tsp. instant  coffee.  .  Add/the gelatin and    1-2    c.  Turn   into   individual    molds  or custard cups that have been  rinsed with cold    water,    then  sugar. Stir until both are    dis  solved;  add  1-4 tsp. vanilla,  dusted with  a little granulated  sugar. Refrigerate about 4  hrs  or until firm.  Coast News Nov. 25,  1954. 9  The    world's    first     electric  cooking range    was    developed  I in Canada in 1893.  if  AID OF THE CHILDREN'S  Rrfei-onasrs ��� Doer  Admission $1  LANGS  DRUGS  Phone 20  Adorepeople  drink  burneu's  ihan any other  Drif Gin  i -  IMPORTANT  ANNOUNCEMENT  The   Honourable  E.SOMsVlER  Minister of Lands & Forests  BURNETT'S WHITE SATIN GIN  BURNETTS lONDON dry cm  This advertisement is not published or displayed by  the Liquor Control Board or by the Government of British Columbia  MacLEANS  SHOES  Phone 111H  MARINE  Men's Wear  Phone 41H  Howe Sound  5 & 10  Phone 41J  JOHN .-WOOD.  Hardware  AND  Appliances  Phone 32  EPEAT  Do  Your  Christmas  KNOWLES  SERVICE  HARDWARE  Phone 33  THRIFTEE  STOilfE  Buying  AMD HELP  YOUR LOCAL  Build your  LOCAL  SERVICE  Next MacLean's Shoes  IRENE'S  Dress & Style  Shoppe  Phone 35K  HOWE   SOUND  , 7 rading Co. Ltd.  Phone ��:9  GIBSONS  ELECTRIC  Phone 130  Honourable R. E. Sbihmers  WILL SPEAK   ON  THE REAL  FACTS     CONCERNING      THE  PROPOSED  Kaiser P  aiser rower  evelopment  CBU  10:15 p.m.  SOCIAL CREDIT  Keeps   YOU   Informed  British    Columbia  Social Credit League  With every Car  Wash we'll send  you a bag containing approximately 40 plastic toy cars (ail  kinds���-cars, trucks, buses)  absolutely (ree.. .They're yours  free so you can start right in  operating your Car Wash like  a real, busy washing station.  Hurry, get yours to-day. Mail  this coupon Now!  u  No risk  because money  refunded  by return  if not delighted  Come a' running, Kids! . . . for this is the greatest  toy Car Wash you've .ever seen. It's just like the  garage where grown-ups have their car washed!  You operate the handle at the side to  move your toy cars along the moving  belt inside the Car Wash. At the same  time a water pump sprays water from the  roof to wash each car as it moves through.  When empty, you just refill the water  tank at the side.  Looks like,  works like a real Car Wash  You'll have loads of fun lining up th�� many toy cars you get  along with your Car Wash . . . running them up to the ramp,  under the water pump end out the other side! Then you give  them a wipe with a piece of cloth Mom wil! give you. You can  wash 30 big cars or 60 small one. with every tankful of water!  You'll be all ready then to operate this dandy Car Wash ... and  wash .your pals' toy cars too when they come over to play  with you.  HURRY! You ccn buy this te8rrific Car Wash on,y *>ymail * *; not  wm ��������������������� ��� ������in  on sale at any store. Be sure to get yours now . . . mail  .he coupon to-day for your Car Wash and Plastic Bag with 40 toy cars.  STRATTON MFG. CO., 47 Colborne St., Toronto, Ontario  Dept   Please rush me...., ". Car Wash Unit(s) @ $2.98 each  I enclose $ (post free) Q cash Q cheque Q money order  NAME   ADDRESS   CITY PROV .....ZONE 10 Coast .News, Nov. 25, '54.  BY CHUCK TOMPKINS  The Powell River High  School boys basketball team  overwhelmed Elphinstone High  Friday night and went on to  win the second contest on Saturday night, but not quite as  easily, to make a clean sweep  of their two game series.  The Elphinstone girls fared  better and lost a real close one  Friday but came back to win  another close one Saturday  njght.  Despite the usual stiffness  and a few bruises the Gibsons  Commercial Basketball team  members were satisfied with  their first workout Monday  night.  Let's have more teams organized in the district ���- it's  only 37 days 'til '55, and time's  a wastin.'  Latest reports are that a district Recreation Commission  has been formed ��� another  step forward so now watch for  some action.  BOWLING  NEWS  Lawrence Crucil hit the high  spot in Monday night bowling  in the Ten Pin League, to take  high single with 225, the highest ten pin game of the season.  He also had high three total of  530. Rudy Crucil and Sam McKenzie also had two good  games of 202 each winning a  gold star for his efforts. Crucils took high single game with  916 and ��*ack Nelson's team  took high three with 2,228.  It was Peggy Doyle's turn  this week to take high single  game honors with 259, in the  Sechelt Ladies Five Pin league  Tuesday night. Elsie Johnson  had high three games with 220,  141, 222 for 583. Cherry Whitaker was on her heels with 196,  223, 154 for 573. Guttersnipes  had one of their best nights  to take high single game of  839 and high three with 2,336.  It must have been the TCP the  Shell Oil team took before they  started to bowl Tuesday in the  Gibsons League at nine. They  made a clean sweep of things  by winning" high three games  with 2,607 and high single  game of 976. B. Swallow had  high three with 578 and F-  Crowhurst took high single  with 271*  The rain and bad roads did  not stop Pender Harbour Five  Pin league from enjoying its  evening Wednesday. Jim Stevens got high single with his  209 and high three games with  LUMBER SPECIALS  TO   CLEAR!  1x6 No. 3 Hemlock Shiplap, at $55  1x8 No. 3 Red Cedar Tongue and Groove,  Center Beaded, at  $62  1x8 No. 2 Hemlock Tongue and Groove at __.  1x10 No. 3 Red Cedar S4S Boards at __ $55  1x8 No. 4 Fir Shiplap (Good Stock) at   2x4 No. 4 Fir S4S (Good Stock) at $39  1x10 No. 4 Yellow Cedar S4S Boards at $25  M Delivered  M Delivered  ._$69 M Del.  M Delivered  _ $39 M Del  M Delivered  M Delivered  -  Many Other Small Odd Lots  Phone or Call In at  Gibsons  Building  Supplies  Ltd.  -   WE CARRY THE STOCK  Phone Gibsons 53  Basketball teams from  Squamish axe coming to  Gibsons for afternoon and  evening games on Saturday, Nov. 27.  Senior girls will play  Squamish High School at  . 2 p.m. There will be a pre- .  liminary game at 7:30 in  the eve-iing. followed by  the Cougars vs Squamish  Senior Boys.  his 208, 185, 209 for 602. Peggy Pockrant took high single  with 222 and high three with  222, 211, 124 for 557.- The high  team single was taken by Haphazards with 791 and Harry  Wise's Happy Wanderers high  three with 2,132.  Port Mellon was unable ta  make it Thursday owing to the  wash-out on the Port Mellon  road. However, the Peninsula  Commercial league got going at  nine with the following results: Don Caldwell with ' 296  took high single; Lawrence Crucil with his 148, 217, 256 for  621 had high three.. For two  weeks in a row Lil Butler for  the ladies did it again with her  games of 228, 188, 203 for a  three game total of 619 and  her 228 took high single. Rusk  Logging had high single and  high three games with 968 for  single and 2,768 for high three.  Pio Batistig took high honors for the men and Dorothy  Smith for the 'ladies Friday  night in the Sechelt Sports  Club league. Pio had high single with 265. Sam McKenzie'  with 247, 241, 205 took, high  three for a total of 693. Dpro-  thy Smith's 268 was high single for the ladies and Elsie  Johnson with her 262, 200, 147  had high three total of 609.  Holey Rollers had high team,  single of 1,030 and high three  of 2,770.  Don Caldwell bowling in the  Ball and Chain league took  high single with 270 and high  three games with 673. Eve Moscrip for the ladies took high  single of 227 and high three  with 563. Les's Messes took  high team single with 887 and  Helen's Horribles took high  three with 2,469.  GIBSONS  Round-up  MRS.  LOIS     BUCHANAN  Congratulations to Mrs. Florence Robertson, on winning  last Wednesday evening s jackpot night award of $?-0 at the  Gibsons Theatre.  Mary Drew was in hospital  last week and underwent sur-  6;e-y. She is fc ice home again  and  ccming   _': j;.g nicely.  Bill Brter is or..the sick list.  H*> I*, being detained in St.  T'adls Hospita\ for further  t'c-tment.  meat can be, last week in Magistrate Johnston's court. Douglas admitted to having shot  five deer. Two is the legal lim-  Roy Duncan arrived here  last week-end, from the Queen  Charlotte Islands to visit his  mother, Mrs.  F. Duncan.  Grace (Gray) Clements and  her children Lana and Rocky  arrived last week-end for a visit with her family.  Last week the name, Mr.  and Mrs. R. Kruse was misspelled. It came out in the paper as Mr. and Mrs. Crouse.  The correct spelling is Kruse.  Police Court  Wilbert Archie Douglas, a  logger, of Pender ' Harbour,  last week in Magistrate Johnston's court admitted to having  shot five deer. Two is the legal  limit, Douglas paid a fine of  $150 and costs.  An overcoat can be expensive too, particularly if it belongs to someone else. Charles  Clement Paul,    an    Indian     of  the Sechelt Band, was found  guilty of the theft of an overcoat, and was sentenced to  three months' hard labor.  Roy Ivan Bennett, of Roberts Creek, was, fined $10 and  costs, for exceeding the speed  limit at Granthams Landing. ~  A juvenile, found guilty of  driving a motor vehicle without a drivers license, was  fined  $5 and costs.  DAN BABBITT KILLED  Daniel A. Rabbitt, Jr., more  familiarly known as Butch, to  many friends in Gibsons, was  killed early Monday morning  iri a logging accident about 20  miles outside of Williams Lake  in the interior of B.C.  Funeral services will be held  in the chapel and the burial  will be in the family plot, in  Tulameen.  mum  raw  mm  &M^0CS^/U^6^��^/  LOWEST  pan  Come in to Thriftee Stores and See  The PENINSULA'S Largest Display  of GIFTS!  Dolls - Games - Guns - Furniture  Wagons - Tricycles - Dishes  Everything The Young Heart Desires!  �� ��� -���������'��� .��������.-���������--��� ..        .   !   !.l    -I      I '        -I.I .,   ���   -,.���    ���     _ ��� ���,���   -��  Lighters - Costume 'Jewelry - Glassware  Christmas Cards - Lights - Decorations  Use Our "LAY AWAY" PLAN  A SMALL DEPOSIT HOLDS ANY ARTICLE  THRIFTEE STORES  South of Post Office GIBSONS Next MacLean's Shoes  E=  fifi*  01*  ^  9.30 am. Saturday, November 27th  FREE  -  FREE  Every adult visiting our store on  opening day will be  entitled to a chance  to win absolutely  free a men's yard  dye English worsted suit. No purchase necessary.  Wre are pleased to announce the opening  of Sechelt's most modern and up to date  mens wear. tVe invite your inspection  .   MEN'S   ���  WHITE SHIRTS  Sanforized  $2.95   ea.  TIES-A LARGE ASSORTMENT  TO CHOOSE FROM 35c  SHORTS  S - M - L  49c pr.  WORK SOX  Fields No. 3 weight,  Nylon Re-inforced      per pair 89c  WORK SHIRTS  Sanforized Doeskin  Sizes 15-18 .'...-             ea. $2.95  TOPCOATS  A large assortment  to efioose from. Sizes 36-  -44, Ea. .-$19,95  DIAMOND SOX  100% Ksroy woo!  Sizes 10/2-12  per pair $1.49  SPORTS SHIRTS  A wide selection  to choose from. S,I��S,L  ea. $3.95  MEN'S. PAWS  Rayon Gabardine  All Shades,' sizes 30-40  NEXT TO THE THEATRE  LAY - AWAY  Now is the time  to pick out that  Christmas gift. A  small deposit will,  hold your purchase.  Gift   Suggestions  Sport Shirts  Socks  Ties  Belts  Pyjamas  Gloves  Casual. Jackets  Sweaters

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