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Array PjSOviKisial hi bra r;  JUST FINE FOOD  DANNY'S  DINING ROOM  Gibsons ��� Ph. 886-981'5i  ��oast  tms  SERVING THE GROWING SUNSHINE COAST  Published  in  Gibsons,   B.C.       Voume  15,  Number 18, May 4, 1961.  7c per copy  A Complete Line  of Men's Clothing  Marine Men's Wear  Ltd.  Ph.   88B-2116  ���  Gibsons.   BC  C. F. P. expansion hits gjjj.  $1,000,000 for 1961  Canadian Forest Produots  Port Mellon pulp mill will have  approximately "$1,000,000 expended on it this year, according to  the latest issue of The Thunder-  bird, Port Mellon's monthly Community   Association  publication.  This will involve work now going on towards installing a 200  ton per day flash dryer which is  scheduled for actual operation  in early July. The second installation will mean the extension of  the evaporator plant. This will  result in the erecting of four  new evaporator bodies, delivery  of which is expected in early September.  These two extensions to present equipment will cost in the  neighborhood of $1,000,000 which  when added to the "more than  $600,000 spent last year on various improvements means quite  a sum. One was the new water  system intake and supply line.  There was also one more washer' and two knotters added bring-  this equipment up to four wasn-  ers and four knotters.  A new large white liquor clar-  ifier, green liquor clarifier, slak-  SMALLTALK  By Syms  "I'd like you to meet an  old friend."  "Hi, doll ..."  Civil Defence broadcast  Prime Minister John G.  Dief- .F.   Clark,   chief  of   the general  enbaker   arid   many   provincial staff.  premiers will be heard in a .radio Each   province will   hear   its  broadcast   of   national   interest * own  portion   of   the   broadcast.  FrWiMay 5 at, 8:00, a.m., on-all-'., yln-additions vthe^premiersYh}-  Canadian stations. - "most  cases,  provincial ^minister  The   program   is  designed   to or  co-ordinator   responsible   for  er   and   causticizing   tank  were  added to the caustic plant.  In both the washer and caustic plant operations, the equipment was sized and located to  fit into a later mill expansion  to possibly a 500 ton per day:;  production. Since 1951 some $15,-.-:  "000,000 has been expended on  the Port Mellon plant, the Thuri-  derbird reports.  The editor of the Thunderbird  adds that it is not unreasonable  to assume that the next. decade  will see a similar construction  activity which will produce many  more significant changes.  Tear down  old building  Work has started on the Standard Oil Company seryice flo^t  area on Marine Drive in Gibsons with the demolition of the  three storey beach-level-to-high4,  way building formerly used by' "f  Rogers  Plumbing.  Smith: and Peterson have the  contract for its removal and it  is expected this job will take up  to three weeks to complete. After "that a Standard Oil construction crew will move in to instal  three tanks of varying sizes and  float out to a servicing area  about where old pilings now  stand in front of Hill's garage..  ;?.  " Sunday/ May 7, will see the  opening of the Babe Ruth hardball league season with Sechelt  playing at Gibsons and Pender  Harbour playing the Residential School in Sechelt.  'This year's schedule has  been prepared to run until the  end of June with postponed  games being tacked on to the  end of the schedule. A midweek game' -will be played  Wed., May '10, when Sechelt  plays, Pender Harbour then on  Sun., May, 14, Gibsons will be  at 'Sechelt and the Residential  School at Pender Harbour.  ~ YjTo give the lads encouragement in their effort to provide,  baseball for this area, the hope  of ileague officials is that there  will be a good.,turnout of sipec-  tators. Some1 transportation  will be, required to move tfrte  teams from point to point so  .volunteers should get in touch  with team officials.  There '. are ' bout 25 games1  r.->; +1, _ schedule and it is; expected as the teams get into  strdde there will, be some eood  b*��ll produced. Games,will be  played on Wednesday evenings  and Sunday afternoon.  Homers help  I  inform the public .of^emergency  planning for Civil Defence and  it will emphasize-the importance  of individual Canadians learning  personal survival: methods. It  will coincide with and be' titled  Exercise Tocsin 1961.     .  All stations, both AM' and FM  have been; directed by the board  of broadcast governors to carry  the program. It will;copsist of a  national and a provincial portion. ';. ;'.y,4    y'A'; Y-v'YYY;  Taking part in : the national  portion with the prime minister  will ��� be Mr. R. B. Curry, director of :theu Emergency Measures  organization, arid Lti General S.  Concerts fee  . Civil Defence and the army  commander will ' outline emergency planning in the, province.  The exercise itself is the second in a new. series of annual  exercises to test and practise  emergency measures necessary  for national survival and the  continuity of all levels of government in ��� the event of a national emergency. The broadcast  will be one eventTin the exercise.  unc  hanged  Overture. Concerts associa^  tion has just closed aaiothar  successful season and at its. annual .meeting decided -. that  nex.t's season's annual subscription will be the "same as  it has been ever since the association, -started its '' concert  programs.        ��� ��� ;    ���''.-'  This Y has ., been achieved  through ��� careful financing, of  the funds which were used to  bring; artists to this area.-Each  year has seen three: concerts  and next year's program: will  -also, supply, three top-i^anking  events. ���-��� ��� "��� ���  W. S. Potter succeeded Les  Hempsall as, president with  Mrs. Roberta McKibbin sue- ���  ceeding Mrs. Wyhri Stewart as  secretary.' Mrs. Stewart will  continue as treasurer.  Directors include Les Hemp,  sail for Port Mellon, Mrs. D,  Docker for Hopkins and Granthams Landings, Mrs. A. IE.  Ritchey,.���, MrsYM. Leslie and  Mr. F. Cruice for Gibsons; Mrs.  R. Marsh and Mrs. A. E. Tidball for Roberts Creek; Mr.H,  Hubfrs for,,Selma Park; Mrs.  C. Jackson for Wilson Creek;  Mrs;\ P. Parker for Sechelt;  Mrs. M. Morgan for Halfmoon  Ray arid Mr. J. Daly for Pender Habour. . s  VANILLA, COMING  UP  Short on vanilla? Wait.for the  DeMolay boys who yvill be canvassing the Roberts' Creek-Gibsons area shortly. The boys re-  port there is a steady response  urging them to repeat last year's  vanilla sale.  Purchase tents  - Maybe you remember the  bottles saved for the First Sechelt Scouts some time ago.  Those bottles which, the Scouts  collected have paid for five  brand new wall tents so the  iads: can remain dry on oyerr  night  trips.  Scouts and their leaders  thank- all . who took the time  to collect tfie bottles and make  them available. Now .the leaders are hoping that the general public will continue to  support the boys; in their endeavors. \...     y.   ..... .:    \ "  Sechelt   troops'   recently  enjoyed. av-visit from Pender Har_-  bour      Scouts.'      Refreshments  were served by mothers of Sechelt troop. '.>''������  At two further, meetings for  the election of trustees for> a  Hospital Improvement: district,  Ralph Johnston and Jim Parker  were elected at a meeting ,in  Sechelt and Milo Filgas was elected as Pender Harbour ..area  trustee at a Madeira Park meeting. This means all seven trustees have been, named.  Mr. Johnston is a businessman  arid Mr. Parker a hardware merchant in Sechelt. Mr. Filgas is  a food store operator at Irvines  Landing.  Y ".-.  : Other trustees elected earlier  were Malcolm MacMillan for the  Port Mellon to Gibsons zone and  A. E. Tidball, Roberts Creek;  Frank West, Gower Point, and  Richard McKibbin, Gibsons, for  the Gibsons to the Forestry Camp  area.  win game  Behind the brilliant pitching  and hitting of Chuck Scorgie,  Gibsons Fireinen defeated the  strong Roberts Creek Raiders  8-0; in a Little League scheduled .  game. Scorgie and Ennis both  hit*; home runs for the winners.  YChe Gibsons Merchants and  Pender Harbour Tyee game was  postponed on account,: of -rain.  Next Sunday Gibsons Merchants  will travel"'to Wilson Creek, and  Gibsons Firemen Ywiliytravel  ��� YTy'ees\- Transportation:  will" be"  ��needed'\-so  will   parents   please  =������ ^volunteeii  On- W6d., May 10 it will be  Gibsons 'Merchants vs. Gibsons  Firemen afe Kinsmen Park with  Roberts Creek Raiders meeting  Wilson Creek at Roberts. Creek.  Operation Clean-up!  Yes, it's Operation Clean-Up. The place will be Gospel Rock. It  has been an eyesore for many, many moons.  "With the co-operation of the owner of the property, Mr. W. Messenger and starting at 10 a.m., Sat.. May 6, the Gower Point Conservation committee aided by Mr. Barry MacDonald, sanitary inspector  of the public health department, will go into action.  Gibsons Scouts, wearing protective gloves under Marvin Volen.  assistant Scoutmaster, will be the backbone of-the clearing-up squad  assisted by volunteers from Gibsons arid Gower Point areas.  The gloves to he used by Scouts have been donated by Gibsons  Hardware, John Wood Hardware, and Super-Valu stores.  Not that it WiIIx be needed but First Aid Post will be established  with Mrs. Lou Nygren, assisted by Girl Guides. The First Aid kit  will be supplied by Rae Kruse of Lang's Drug Store, in Gibsons.  ISric Inglis will provide ja dump truck and driver to cart the  refuse away and the department of highways will supply the necessary earth covering where the garbage is "laid to rest."  Gibsons v-Hage. council has arranged iha. the debris be dumped  at the village garbage disposal area. ^  ��� -������-.��� Order of the day for. those taking part in the cleanup is old  clothes, heavy shoes and work gloves.  Phono pioneer dinner  Telephone pioneers from Gibsons, Sechelt, Pender Harbour  and Bowen Island will be among  those attending .the 21st annual  dinner meeting of B.C. Chapter  53, Telephone Pioneers of America, inYVaricouver, Sat.,  May 6.  Some 500 pioneers, each with  at east 21 years' service- in the .  ���; telephone?' _ndust_y," ^tf^attend^-  frbm all parts' of the: province  and from Washington and Oregon.  Sechelt Peninsula representatives will be Mrs. Olive Porte  and Mrs. Helen Johnstone,  life  member of .Sechelt; James Lee  and Mrs. Florence Kirkham of  Gibsons; George Phillips, life  meihber, of Pender Harbour;  and Art Pollard, life' member,  of Bowen Island.  Theme  of this year's meeting  will centre on the B.C. Chapters  21st birthday and the 50th anniversary   of the  parent   associa-  -tfori^M^  bers  in   the  United  States and  Canada.  Members   and  guests  will   be  welcomed  by  Chapter  53 president, H. W. Stevens of Vancou-'  .v.er.      ���'.  an  usy  .TIGnT SCHEDULE.  Tuesday morning's scurry by.  the RCMP in their cars was  caused by a "fight squeeze" to  catch the' ferry- at Langdale.  They were transporting prisoners at the time.  Elphinstone High school  band has a busy period' ahead  cf it. On May 18 at 8 p.m. it  will present a concert .in' ,'E1-  phonstone High School gym.  TYere will be other attractions  with the  band  for  this  event.  It \vill also take part in Se-  ,cheit's May Day event on  Mon.,-May 22 joining the parade and V presenting . an outdoor concert. On May 26 it  will attend .'Roberts . Creek  School ' Sports Day and on  June 1 will play in a concert  at Port Mellon.  Annual tour  by Black Ball  A party' of about 40 persons  took part in the annual Black  Ball Fer,ries tour of travel  agents"<a-rid other persons associated with tourism, over the weekend.  After visiting Powell River the  party, via SMT bus, moved down  to Sechelt after taking in points  of interest on the way. They.  stopped at. Sechelt Inn Sunday  afternoon for a reception and  -then took the bus to Langdale  and Vancouver where the party  dispersed.  ��� There. Were -represe'ritatiyes of  travel agencies from ^Poi'tland,  Tacoma, San Francisco and  other points in the8Unitecl States  and many from British Columbia  areas, Chilliwack, various Van-'  couver travel representatives including oil company aides and.  others interested in advancing  the business of attracting tourists. The tour was supervised by  M. E. Heppell of Black Ball Ferries who.-was assisted by Hon  Fraser,  also of  Black  Ball.  2nd production meeting  A second meeting of local. organizations to discuss problems  of the district was held recently at the home of Mrs. Lumsden  at Wakefield with members present from Gibsons and Area Ratepayers Association, Farmers' Institute, Wilson Creek, Selma  Park and West Sechelt Ratepayers association.  Items discussed included possibilities of strawberry production in the area as the meeting  was told of a strawberry now  grown at Mission which can  yield  ��2,000 per acre.  B.C.'s sui-plusYmilk was discussed as well arid it was pointed out there was no cheese factory available and much ' choose  was imported.  There -was also too much food  imported into this-country which  could be grown here. It was also  suggested   there   was   too  r.vajh  Students adopt  land which had been cleared and  proved productive which now  was going back into bushland.  Formation of a farmer co-operative could supply a market  for produce and a cannery or  jam factory would absorb produce not sold.  The department of agriculture-  will supply a speaker for a meeting at Selma Park hall onJVIay  10 at S p.m. His. subject will be  the economic improvement ..of,  your community. A Gibsons delegation will be transported by  John  G'.aorrford.  At the monthly meeting of the  Gibsons and District Ratepayers  May 1, at the Kinsmen Hall, it  was decided to hold meetings bi-  ihonthly in future.  Any important business arising in the-interim could be dealt  with by the president calling a  special meeting. A. recommendation was adopted that the Sechelt bus could be asked to stop  once more before reaching Granville St. as quite a number of  passengers do not need to go  oh to the bus depot. '  ' There was much discussion on  the subject of the wharfage fee.  There is a confusion as to which  boats  are   stifo.ject to  a  charge.  An interesting talk ��� was given  by Les Petei'son on preserving  the history of Gibsons. He stressed that if nothing is done to  preserve history # disappears,  especially as our buildings are  of wood and, eventually disinte  grate. Articles and records actually used or made by the pioneers are more valuable as records than articles brought in by  residents.  He would like to see more pictures or photographs preserved  and copies or actual specimens  of old charters, papers or registers; He asked for a copy of the  constitution of {he. ratepayers  which  will be given to him.  Mr. Peterson exhibited some  interesting relics portraying a  way of living, now past. He hzr>  been promised \many more such  articles once he has a building  .of'some, sort to house thorn, he  paid. He reiriinded the ratepayers association that as a legal  authoritative group it could help  to eventually solve the problem  of preserving history before it  disappeared by providing a place  for the custody of the relics and  records.  Some Good Buys  Some good buys have Ix-en  showing up in the Boy Scout  drive in Gibsons area for paper  back books to be sold at a booth  next to Shell Oil station in Gibsons on Sat., May 6 from 1 to  5  p.m.  The collection has been going  ahead this week with bins in  which they can bo placed at the  Coast News office, Super-Valu  store 'and John Wood's Hardware  Funds derived from the sale will  send the Scouts vaway on a���camp-  oree at Powell River May, 13 and  -14.  Late donations can be handed  in at the booth on-Saturday.  second scn.op  The Junior Red Cross at Elphinstone High School has adopted a second school in Greece.  It is the Ampelochorian Elementary School at Kalamapaka',  Greece.  Students will be sending school  supplies to them in the same  way they sent such supplies to  the first school adopted. This.  was the Analipsis school at Ela-  sson, Thessalia.  School materials as used by elementary students will be supplied for the second school on the  same basis as . was sent to th :  first school.  l.ouri-st men  plan meeting  The_Sunshi:i3 C^ast Tourist  ��:.'ic:aUvr�� vv.ii hold a general  meeting Sun., May 7, at Olc's  Cr-'/i resort, Halfmoon Bay  when a report will be given on  the crogress- of TV advertising  of the Sunshine Coast shedulccl  to  start this  month..  Floyd North, secretary cf  the association at Powell River  reports' the usual flood of requests for information about  the area has be^un and that he  *j.s trving to satir-fy all require,  m.?r.ts.  An executive meeting will be  held before t':.e" general meeting.  CWL officers  GUIDE   COOKIE  SALE  Guide cookie ��� sales over the  weekend have resulted in about  the same financial return this  year as was experienced last  year. Returns are not yet M in  owing to some children not being able to get about due to the  rainy   weather.  FOUND   DROWNED  An inquest will be held into  the death of Mrs. M. Klein of  Oyster Bay area, Pender Harbour, who was found drowned  May 2 at the wharf in front of  the Klein home. Mrs. Klein was  54 years old. Date for' the inquest will be set when an autopsy has been completed.  THOSE  DENTAL FORMS  Parents    are    reminded    that  forms  so that   children   can   bo'  treated   by   the   school    dont; ;t  must be in the hands of Elementary FPA  officials by May 6.  Newly elected officers for  the C.W.L. of Holy Family  Parirh in Sechelt are Mrs.  Pearl Tyson, president; l\7r_.  Anno Rennie, secretary; Mrs.  Arvella Benner. treasurer;  Mrs. Jo?ie Wheeler, vice-president an<-l Mrs. Elsie Johnson,  second vice-president.  HAPPY TIME DANCE  A Hapnv Tir-" dotv-> i-\\\ be  held for Grado 32 students under  PTA snonsiiT'r'-- '���-, ^lpi>ip.r<one  High Sphoo!;' S:��l... May 0. start-  ins at 8 f> tm PnronU nrd s'tu-  dctc. o''A 'n.,r:tcd to tnlto ��ri this  ovont. Tic'io-tr; will be. on r;a!o  at the door. Coast   News,  May 4,  1961.  The Thrill That Comet Once in a Ufcdme  i ___  ' A WEBSTER CLASSIC  BORED 5T��FP W,TH  pe^eFir of IBS'  YOK-LS AT A  WHlSTt-e   STOP  steam mill cut yellow  (Article 3)    .  At, the' foot of Mt. Elphinstone, straight north from  where the Payne and Reid  Roads now join, Alec MacKay  built a' steam mill, to cut/principally yellow cedar, and, reconditioned a still older .skid-  road to form what became,  known as the "Mill Roadi". still  used through part- of its length.  Ablate as  the  1930's,  sawdust from' the site; of this long-  abandoned mill was still.used  by   the  school   at   Gibsons   in  'jumping pits.  George Glassford Y.cut' fuel  for;, wood-burning steamers,  ���among them" the "Etta White,"  which had brought his family  here, and he and George  Soames loaded scows with  gravel from thoir beaches for'  cement side-walks and other  construction * in Vancouver.  Some of the pioneers hunted  grouse for the C.P.R., Bowen  Island providing a particularly  good   source   of  this   delicacy.  By 1900 many of tih_ preemptions had already been vacated by their original owners.  Arthur Hyde was dead of  smallpox, and had been buried  in the Gibson family plot. Mrs.  Henry Blake,' first woman to  die in the settlement, had been  buried, in the first community  cemetery, immediately1 west of  the "Y" in the North Road,  ���near the southern border of  D.L. 914, and Henry Blake had  pulled out. Gone, too, were  Payne, Bradbury, Shepherd,  McKee, Morrow, and the Mannings and Smiths.  To offset tfciese losses, gains  were made during these years.  A daughter, Grace, first white,  child to be born in the settlement, .was born to the Glassi-  fords. E. Aslett married Connie  Soamesr ; and Ralph Gibson  married a sister, Edith, to link  these two pioneer families together.  In 1892 Chuck Winegarden  and Emma Gibson were married, thereby establishing: a  family many descendants of  which are still located within  the borders of what was once  tihje Gibson pre-emption." Charlotte Gibson became Mrs. Mc.  : Comb, and ��� started . a family  just west of the "S" turn on  the highway, on D;L. 903, and  Hattie; second youngest Gibson  daughter, married Albert McColl, Jr.  , 'v'Y'YY'.y:.y;;vY  The year, 1900 brought the  Burns' family to Gibsons,  where for a short time they  lived in the already abandoned-  Methodist parsonage where the  School hall now stands east  of the. junction of, tlbe; North  Road and the Sechelt Highway.  After a year in the Roberts'  house at;Roberts' Creek, they  returned to Gibsons, where  Hugh Burns . purchased the  eouth half of D.L. 1314, immediately    north   of   the Reid  By Les Peierson.  Road.   There  they   established  /'tlhieir home on Alec MacKay's  :Miu^RoiadYY''--y YY:  1902 saw the arrival of a  number of new settlers; whose  names were to remain prominent iri the. history .bf the com-  otri u n 11y .throughout, future  years. William Steiribrunner,  b e 11 e r known Y as "Dan,"  brought his family to D.L. 907,  south ��� and east of McComb's,  one of the few plots even that  far west still open for pre-emp-  tion.^Steanbruhner had iriarried,  Alice Roberts not long after  her journey west by train, and.  about 1890 he y p-e^empted  north- of what is now the junction of Sechelt Highway and  Elphinstone Bay road or. Flume  road.: The lower part of the  HaU road foMows the route of  roan's ?��� wagon troad. Lack of  school facilities brought about  the move nearer to, Gibsons  Landing.    V  (To'be continued).  Whz Coast Setiis  Published every Thursday by Sechelt Peninsula News  _td., P.O. Bqx 128, Gibsons, B.C., and authorized as second class  nail, Post Office department, Ottawa.      v  Member Audit Bureau of Circulation,  Canadian  Weekly  Newspaper Association, B.C. Weekly Newspaper Association and  __.C. Weekly Newspapers Advertising Bureau,  508 Hornby  St.,  .Vancouver, B.C. .    -    ' , ���  Rates of Subscription, $3 per year, $1,75 for, six months,  United States and foreign, $3.50 per year. '  Fred Cruice, Editor and  Publisher.  Phone Gibsons 886-2622.  Frontier mortician? obliges, shoots off hats  The parking problem  There are those persons who get quite hot under the collar when  it comes to car parking. They have that right but they should take a  quick look at the other side of the problem. What can one do about  the parking problem in a country which has little level space and usually at points where most traffic wants to rest.  Over the "l^st seven years of village^ council meetings in Gibsons  has this question come to the fore with reasonable regularity and  each time after the initial outburst it has simmered down to a peaceful state to lie dormant until the next time. "���    ,  ft It looks as though .some sections of Gibsons will be in a perpetual  state of there always being a "next time.," Those sections are naturally the shopping areas. True some people will say go up the hill  where there is plenty of parking space. It is also true, that people  have the-right to shop where they so desire and that some effort  should be made to help them. This effort is not the sole right of any  village commission when some things can be done to alleviate the  situation without recourse to official edicts. ,  Urging the RCMP ta^enfprcejjie letter of the law. in this<part of.  the country would most decidedly place officialdom in a very awkward situation. It is just not possible to find the police to do the job  or the place to put cars so they will not be violating some regulation.-  For instance there are two-hour parking signs on Marine Drive as  far as. the United Church corner. Try and keep that regulation-in  force.  For a good part of Marine Drive why only two-hours? Where it  is a busy section, two hours' seems reasonable, but in areas where  there is no "in and out" traffic from the curb for a lengthy space  of time, does it seem reasonable that because two hours have passed  the car should be moved so it can be reparked in the same spot for  another two hours?  Giving parking tickets for dead parking for a. long period of tifhe  is a lost cause. It is cheaper to dead park on the street and pay a  nominal court fine than it is to pay a garage to look after your car.  Whoever has the solution to the Gibsons parking problem can  have sufficient, space in the Coast News if they care to write it for  publication. If they come up with a bright.idea^there will be some  pleased merchants, village councillors and car drivers.  l    ���  __.   A peep into the past  A peep into the past through an old newspaper, is aiways interesting. Take for instance a Hamilton Spectator of Thurs., Dec. 19,  1907. Those were the days of the nickel theatres with their jerky two-  reelers and intermission songs with the aid of slides depicting the  theme of the song. The younger fry were in their glory dashing off  to see the Saturday afternoon show, and for a nickel only.  At that time Haydn's Creation could be presented in the Drill  hall with a chorus of 300 and an orchestra of 36 with an admission  price of 25 cents with reserved seats at 50 cents.  Allan Line and CPR Steamships advertised trips to Britain at  $27.50 steerage, second class, $37.50 and up and first class at $45  with the crack liners a little higher. True it took an average of eight  days. Now by jet it takes less than six hours from shore to shore.  There were more banks then than now. Remember the Traders  Bank and the Bank of British North America? Hotel Navarre in New  .York advertised rooms at $1.50 per day without bath and $2.50 with.  Suites ranged from $3.50 per day. Think of Hotel Vancouver now at  aboui $14 a day.  A brick cottage was advertised at $1,450. It had seven rooms  with four bedrooms on a 30 x 100 ft. lot. Today the lot would cost  more than that without any building. A three bedroom house was  renting for $15 a month.  On the moral side the wickedness of a great city was brought  home to people of Ottawa South one Sunday when a city snowplow  was seen at work in their midst. The poilce force was called out and  was on the point of arresting the driver for desecrating the Sabbath  when it was explained that as the suburb was now a part of the capital the snow was being cleared in order to allow people to get to  church.  In the food emporiums were listed 100 dozen oranges at 5 cents  a dozen; 22 lbs best granulated sugar at $1; butter, 32 cents lb.,  cheese, 17 cents, lard, 15 cents. Hams were 14 cents a pound whole,  sausages 10 cents a pound, fresh eggs 25 cents a dozen. The list could  go on and on.  A peep into the past is profitable even if it only recalls memories  of a period in which international affairs did not loom as large as  * they do today. It was a quiet period with the chief excitement being  a flood of immigrants from Britain.  By ERIC THOMSON >  We sailed from San Francisco  in the evening, and as we .cleared the Golden t Gate, the lights  came on all around the^yBay, a  memorable sight. Next-morning  we were well on pur way to/Los  Angeles, under a!blue sky-and a  blue sea, and the air .was as warm  as it gets with us in the middle  of summer. All, day we sailed in  sight of low, barren hills, arid in  the evening turned into Los Angeles harbour,, the name of the  place being. Wilmington. The ."next  morning my wife and I took n  look at the vast extent of,' Los  Angeles* and decided to go to  Hollywood. This entailed a 30-  mile bus ride to the city centre  and another, not quite so long.  to Hollywood and Vine. We had  lunch there, arid a look around  and were not impressed, but we  were.impressed when our bus on  our homeward run got int6. the  full stream of evening traffic  on a freeway. I never saw such  a combination of numbers .and  speed. Our driver told me:,''that  one got used to it, but the cumulative effect must produce a  nervous  tension.  Los Angeles is not, like San  Francisco, a compact, gracious  city, but a collection of communities, each with its own business  district spread over a . dusty  plain, bristling with oil derricks.  The general picture was miles,  and , miles of Hastings Street  East.    ' ,/Y  The next day a party of five  of us arranged with a car owner to have him take us to Mar-  irieland, an ocean zoo, quite a  few miles along the shore, but  still part of Los Angeles.  This turned out to be a beautiful park on a headland over the  ocean, the central building housing two" huge glass-sided circular tanks containing over half  a million gallons apiece, and we  could see what was going on inside at three levels and at the  top. The one tank was full of  fish, thousands of them, from a  herring to a 200 lb. seavvbass, and  the other contained threeywhales  and four dolphins. The other  main building was a semi-circular theatre set in the hillside,^  and looking down on a large saltv  water pool and over that out to  sea. "��� Every place where flowers  cduld grow was planted with  them, and everything was spotlessly clean, even the railings-  were being wiped down.  We collected our driver, and  asked him to take us to where  we could' have lunch. We sped  through freeways, highways and  byways and dhded up at a very  nice wayside cafe where (.our  English friends, under my wife's  guidance enjoyed a lunch which  fhey themselves would not have  thought to order, not being familiar with the names of things.  GROWING FISH  Farming the sea is not as;  fantastic as it sounds. The Scottish Institute for' Seaweed Re.  search has denjonstrated th3  plant and fish production by  using fertilizers. For example,  poss-biiities of increasing both  flounders transplanted into a  fertilized protected arm of the  sea have grown about four  times as fast in length and sixteen times as fast in weight as  those   not transplanted.  160 FIRES  DAILY  *  Bach, year, more than 66,000  Canadian homes are damaged  by fire ��� an average of 160  fires every day. Property loss  is estimated at $27,000,000 according to the All Canada Insurance Federation which represents 220 competing fire,  automobile and casualty insurance companies, in Canada. Of  Uhe 400 Canadians who will  die in residential fires each  year, aFout half are children.  Our driver, a most agreeable  young man, said that he would  like to give us a surprise, for  the afternoon, arid.that he would  take us to Knott's Berry Farm  We travelled miles through the  flat countryside and eventually  found ourselves in the midst of  orange groves with the oranges  ripening on the tree, and then  turnedl in to the farm. This was  in, fact a re-creation of a, frontier town of the Gold Rush days  and it had everything, dance hall,  girls, ��� general store, saloon,  gambling ���>. hall, gaol,' graveyard,  everything. Y  In the "depot" stood a real  old-timer "Denver and Western"  locomotive  with  three. cars .and  FROM  THE  Printed  Word  FARMERS TAKE THOUGHT  Farmers in the United States  appear to be seriously concerned about that country's policies  of dealing with agricultural  surpluses.. They are gradually  discovering what the non-farming -consumers knew long ago,  that support prices, soil banks,  government controls and direction are not satisfactory sub-  iStitutes for the free market.  Naturally, -there are several  plans for dealing with the  farmers' problem, and all may  not be workable. The newsworthy development is that the  .plans are now being advanced  by the farmers' own organizations- and not by the federal  agricultural authorities. The  main, purpose of the new plans  is to get rid of the surpluses  of major crops, in which some  nine billion dollars of taxpayers' money is now tied up, and  thus get back to prices set by  the old-fashioned method of  supply and demand.  No group cf farmers has yet  proposed - getting along entirely without government intervention, but it is possible that,  if y they find tfhtey" can" solve  .some of their problems, themselves, they will be encouraged  to press for more freedom and  finally to- remove the burden  of agricultural surpluses from  the shoulders of the general  .taxpayer.  At the moment, the farmers  seem., to contemplate a program of first disposing of the  overhanging surpluses and then  limiting future production to  what their markets will conveniently absorb. They still  look for government enforcement of the second part of the  program, but it might be that  if tfnieir final objective of better incomes were attained, they  might find that they could get  the government out of the  farming business altogether.  Canadian farmers will watch  the new United States developments with' interest, for the  surpluses in that country have  a bearing on agricultural prosperity here. If they can see  farm problems south of the  border solved by the farmers'  own. action, they.may be encouraged to take thought about  similar solutions for similar  Canadian problems.  Nativity  Flower  Resulting  From a seed implanted;  Insect  Refreshed  By a drop of dew ���  Birds  Exulting  That their wish is granted;  Singing  Madly  For the day is new.  steam up. This stopped me in  my tracks, for it was exactly  the 'counterpart of the Victoria  and Sidney ��� local which set out  from Hillside Avenue daily - when  I was a boy and on which I some  times got a Saturday job~as deputy fireman and whistle-blower  This engine was an authentic  1881. model.  We Ymade the rounds of the  town, and so many things came  back to be. of the British Columbia of my boyhood, the H.B.C.  store at Hazelton, the old hotel,  at Clinton, the B.X. Stagecoacli  on the Cariboo road, even down  to the coal bil lamps that stand  in our utility room at Hopkins  as irisurance against an "outage"'  Our English friends thought that  all this, was a fake from the  rnovies, but. I think I convinced  them that this was a're-creation  of what had been our way of  life. .     A   ���  We heard the train arrive, followed by a rattle of shots, and  the word quickly came that there  had been a hold-up by train robbers arid,that one had been killed. Sure'enough,. when we got to  the depot, there was the corpse  on ,the. platform, surrounded by  the crowd, with two men with  Winchesters, arid a top-hatted  gentleman in attendance. This  last party was the frontier; mortician, and he took charge of proceedings by producing a gun and*  shooting off the hats of the men  who hadn't' removed them as a  token of respect.  These men removed the remains iri a wheelbarrow, the only  incongruous factor being that a  little girl, about 5 years old, in  a red dress, went and sat on the  tummy of the deceased, to make  sure he was dead. _Y  Mr. Knoft must have had a lot  of fun in collecting the ingredients for this ghost towri, and the  idea struck me that we too could  follow Les Peterson's suggestion.,  to find and furnish a pioneer  home before it is too late.  (To be continued)  Prepared by the Research Staff of  ENCYCLOPEDIA    CANADIANA  What is Newfoundland's  largest lake?  Grand Lake issthe largest  lake on the island of Newfoundland. . It is 56 miles long,  covers an area of 140 square  miles and -reaches a depth of  360 feet. The lake drains into  Deer Lake, which in turn  drains into -lumber Arm of the  Ray of Islands on the west  coast. .  "   .   .  an improvised press a Cree  Syllabic Hymn Book (1841),  the earliest book known tohave  (been printed in the Canadian.  . West. Evans was recalled to  England in 1846 but he organized the group of translators  who rendered the Bible into  Cree syStabic. The first edition  was published in 1861, 15 yean-  after his death, by the British  and Foreign Bible Society.  Where was Ontario's first steel  ingot made?  At Sault Ste. Marie in 1902.  Around the turn of the century  iFTancis Hector Clergue created  an industrial empire at Sault;  ISte. Marie. Within .15 years he"  built a power-plant,"a paper;,  mill and a steel mill, redis-Y  covered and worked the Michi-  picoten iron mines, bought lake  freighters and built a railroad  (the Algoma Central Railway)  to carry the products of the  forests, mines and mills of this  "new Ontario" to the more  densely populated districts of  Canada and the States., The  first steel ingot made within  the limits of the province was  blown at his steel mill in 1902,  and the first rail rolled in Canada was turned out later the  same year. This plant became  4be giant Algoma Steel Corporation.        ,���  Who invented the Cree  alphabet?  James   Evans,   a   Methodist  missionary   who   was  born   in  England in 1801 and canje to  'Canada    in    1823.  Five  years  later he began teaching in an  Indian  mission' school at Rice  Lake in Lower Canada. After  ordination in 1833 he was sent  as a missionary to the Ojibwa  Indians on the St. Clair River.  While   there    he  published   a  graanmar  of the Ojibwa language. He was sent to tfoe Lake  Superior   region, in   1838   and  was  appointed   general   superintendent of all ^the Wesleyari  Missionary    Society's     Indian  missions  in the  Northwest  in  1840. It was in the latter year  that   Evans,    drawing   on   his  earlier   study    of  the  Ojibwa  language,    invented   the   Cree  syllabic alphabet which is still  in use among the Cree Indians.  At  Norway  House,   bis   headquarters in the  NortJhiwest, he  printed with his own hands on  Which president of Johns Hopkins -was a native of Canada?  Isaiah Bowman, president of  Johns Hopkins University from  1935 until 1948 and internationally known geographer  was born at Waterloo, Ont., in  1878, the. son of Samuel Cress-  man and Emily Shantz Bow-  inari. He was educated at Michigan State Normal College,  years prior to his Johns Hop-  Harvard and Yale. For 20  kins appointment, he was a director of the American Geo-  .graphical Society. As chief territorial adviser to the American peace 'commission in Paris  in 1918, he, served on four  boundary commissions. He was  an American .delegate to the  Dumib'xton Oaks Conference  in 1944 and an official, adviser  at the UN Conference in 1945  in San Franciscoi Bowman had  an international reputation as  a geographer and was the  author of several books on geographical and sociological subjects. He died in Baltimore in  1950.  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People, were gathering for the  funeral/service of an old resident, yet their behavior was  strangely, mixed. ; Sortie few  wore the serious, thoughtful  look of those, who mourn he  passing of a friend; most wore  what seemed to be^ an air of  suppressed  excitement*  A "strange custom prevailed  in 'twas. village; death was not  oiificial until recognized formally at' a visage meeting. Such  meetings were usually; attend-,  ed by a few' "tibse* friends but  in this oase" the death reached  into every household. All who  lived in the area had been helped in some":��� way,. by the friend  whose passing was to be recognized and the gathering was as  large as any that had been held,  even in the memory of tbte oldest residents.      ;  As the people waited in the  pale spring afternoon, they  chatted in groups; a few groups  had ,the expected air of sadness, but from, many roseYt  hum of converse and, every so  often, a nervous laugh.  Finally they all filed into,  the meeting place, took their  Beats," and waited for the village elders to declare the meeting open.  With due formality the preliminaries were performed and  a rustle went through the'-  mourners; ordinarily death  was recognized with a few  simple words of praise for the  deceased and equally simple  words for his successor, and  the death became official, but  today was not .an ordinary  meeting. -  The. deceased was a controversial person; there were  many who could not' forget  now he had helped them, without hesitation, with no regard  for himself, and with, no expectation of gain or even  ifclanks.: This unfailing well of  giving had never run dry in  all the years he had lived!  among them." Y.  The controversy arose from .  those who, having received his  help in time of need;; bad perhaps resented such' unquestioning generosity, and.so to the  world, held him to be old  fasfriioned, unable to keep pace  with the modern world, and  hinted darkly and' indirectly  of incompetence.  Such is the nature of humans  since time began ��� gratitude  is  a burden  the best of  men  Tribute paid  Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Mainwar-  ing were honored recently, at an  informal luncheon by the members .of the Public Library Commission in tribute to Mr. Main-  waring's many contributions toward the promotion and improvement of libraries since he was  first appointed to the commis-,  sion in 1949.   ���''���'-..     "  His fellow commissiohers , presented him with a copy of-the  limited edition of "The Journal  of Norman Lee, 1898," recently  designed and published by Robert R. Reid   of Vancouver.  Mr. G. C. Hacker, of Abbots-  ford,. expressed the regret felt  by the members of the commis-"  sion who also include. Miss Margaret Clay, Victoria, Mr. . H.  Norman Lidster, New Westminster and Mr. W. S. Pipes, -Vancouver, that it would not be possible for Mr. Mainwaring to accept re-appointment.  PRINTING  MODEL  Highlight of the Crown Zeller-  bach Canada Ltd. display at the  B.C. International Trade Fair is  a working scale model of the  company's new ��500,000 process  printing press. The model, which  took several months to build,  clearly illustrates how the giant  press reproduces, true-to-life color photos on a variety of modern  packaging materials.  -bear uneasily ��� and set down  at the first opportunity.  ,' The friends of the deceased  could hot or would-not forget  their gi-atitude; for this ,man  who had been their helper, and  ; wllitom they had helped in turn,  as and when they could, they  wished the opportunity to  speak the praise and admira.  tion in their hearts and their  sorrow for one taken from  them in the prime of his life,  when years :of knowledge ��� and  giving had brought his power  ���of serving to a peak.  The opponents of the deceased were impatient to toave the .  death official,  and -to  appoint  : a    successor    and'   when    the  -.friends   rose   tov   praise   they  shifted in their seats and scuffled their feet, whispering one  with   another,   anxious   to  be  done   with, -this  tedious   task  and "back to their own .world.  The friends, not wishing the  proceedings to, arouse tensions*  that< would only further harm-  the reputation of their friend  and benefactor, sadly resumed  their    seats,    leaving    sincere  words   of   admiration   unsaid,  rather   than   subiect them   to  the   tarnishing   oi  inattention,  disinterest  and boredom.  .   And so his death was made  official, his successor appoint-,  ed.   unproven ' as   to   ability,  lacking knowledge of the peo-  .. pie   but   who,   starting  anew,  was no  creditor  of gratitude.  . and wfefo   would rrieasiire  and  regulate his favors in the modern i manner.,. :  ' .Their purpose- accomplished,,  the^people left for their homes,  some^gladto' have the unolea-  sant business done, others,  their sadness unrelieved went  wearily, bearing the burden of  failure.  .    We.use '"  .Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch  and jewelry  Chris* Jewelers  MAIL ORDERS  G-VEN PROMPT ATTENTION  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  Coast News,   May 4, 1961.  e firsts  for Festival  At least five 'firsts' will be  included in the six-week program of Vancouver's Fourth  International Festival;  One is the North American  premiere of Benjamin Britten's  latest    oDera  'A   Midsummer  Night's Dream" at Queen Elizabeth Tneatre, August -2Y'-  The world famous New; York  City Ballet wiil make its Canadian debut when jt opens the  Arts Festival in  Vancouver.'  Irmgard Seeirie.d, celebrated  soprano- from the' "Vienna State  Opera, will forsake her Festival at Salzburg for the first,  time since 1946 to make her  first appearance in Vancouver.  Zubin . Mehta,.  2 4-yeari   old  Indian born music  director of  tilie   Montreal    Symphony .Orchestra,  will  conduct the Festival!   Symphony   orchestra... in  Walton's' 2nd   Symphony and  Brahm's    1st   Piano   Concerto,������;  on August 18, in Queen Eliza-!  'beth Theatre. Canadian pianist  Glenn Gould will be the soloist.  Gould   will   also   give  his.  first  concert  before   an   audience of children.'  MISS POSTURE QUEEN for  1961 in western Canada is  pretty 17-yoar old Patricia  Sanderson off Vancouver. Chi-  ropract-c profession in North  America is oaservicg Correct  Posture Week, May 1-7. Figuratively speaking, Miss Sanderson is 35-24-34j  Beauty Salon  SECHELT, B.C.,,/*  Ph. 885-9525  TUES. to SAT.  HAIRSTYLING  designed just for you  Cold waving ��� Coloring  J. J. Rogers & Son  .  PAINTING CONTRACTORS  INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING  INDUSTRIAL COATINGS  FLOOR  TILING by CONTRACT  -For fast reliable service Ph; 886-0333  11110  ������'. *'     Y  Bingo lesunes  MAY 11  in SCHOOL HALL  Your Blood  to the  Red Cross  Blood Clinic  instead  */x Come".and get it, mates! y *  ALL->A/EATrtER_.L ALL-WATER  /  I  1  V  PROTECTION!  \  1  I  V  MARSHALL WELLS  BARNACLE BILL'S  MARINE  Fi_-MT  Doii't put it off . . . put _����__������_ Barnacle Bill's Marine Paint! 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Moore to the Canadian Council  on 4-H Gluibs. He said the fact  tfl-at 4-H now has a project enrolment of 78,206, the. largest  in its history, and 61 council  members from ten provinces:  is proof of the popularity of  this form of voluntary training of young people and of the  support of agricultural and  business people? Yyy;  -  Average age of 4-Hf ^embers is 13.5 and girls outnumber boys in enrolment by 6,200.  During 1960 there were 6,251  clubs organized and membership went, up by, 1,'622.  w grades mean not trying  ear rust on  $2d0  on piano  DEPARTMENT   OF  PUBLIC  WORKS, OTTAWA  TENDERS  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned and endorsed "TENDER FOR FLOAT  EXTENSION, CO-OP BAY  <EGMONT), B.C." will be received in the office of DISTRICT ENGINEER until 2:30  p.m. on May 25, 1961  Plans, . Specifications and  forms of tender can be obtained at the office of DISTRICT  J-NGINEER, PUBLIC WORKS  CANADA, 1110 West Georgia  Street, Vancouver 5, B.C.  The Postmaster has a set of  plans-   and   'specifications. for  perusal purposes  only.  : The.   lowest   or  any  tender  ���not. necessarily accepted.  D. A. MUIR,  Office Manager.  ,y Thousands of mentally competent -Canadian : high school  students are getting disgracefully low grades sinaply because they are not bothering  to try, says Calgary superintendent of schools, Robert War-  . ren, in. a recent issue o_ Im-  psrial Oil Review.  The waste that these "laggards" represent to^ themselves  is obvious, he continues. "But  wihtat is worse they believe that  there is some sort of respectability attached to failure, and,  so,; try to convert good students  to this new-found prestige  symbol."  Warren points out that this  is a disturbing situation since  "the next 20 years will probably make greater demands .-  on Canadian brainpower than  any other period in our history."  Warren  finds  that   parents,  teachers,     some .   educational  psychologists      aixdr    students  themselves   have   all   fostered  failure.    Among    some    Canadians  "getting something fo'r  nothing has become a virtue"  ���and this is reflected in their  children's" attitudes. Many parents   and  teachers,   while  not  cohdorimg failure, do not stress  -he importance of success and  ''I suspect that many  parents  are   little - interested   in  their  children's high school careers."  Too    iriany   teachers    fail   to  arouseY the   laggard's  interest  Warren  continues.  Some   edu-  Easter Seals  The Sunshine Coast Kiwanis  Club of Gibsons thanks all don  ors to their Easter Seal campaign. This year the sum of  $793.50 was collected towards  the crippled children of. British  Columbia fund.  The fund is always open to do  nations and the address is Crippled   Children's   Fund,   Kiwanis  Club, P.O. Box 160, Gibsons.        '  The Easter Seal committee  also thanks the Postmasters of  the Sunshine Coast for their fine  co-operation in, distributing the  Easter Seal envelopes, and also  the very helpful Coast News for  assistance in bringing the story  of crippled children to its many  readers.  c'atiO-fal psychologists and educators-contributed to the problem when "they let. students  believe that they did not have  to be self-determining individuals, responsible for their own  future and for setting and  rnairitaining standards."  As a solution to the failure  problem, Warren suggests the  controversial "laggard" policy  initiated by Calgary in 1952  and subsequently adopted by  several other Canadian, high  schools. Calgary high schools  dismiss���on February 15, for  the balance of the school year  ���students who are still, failing after warnings in November arid at Christmas. Lag-  'gards are identified toy a scale  Scout offical  visits Sechelt  Sechelt Scouts were recently  honored with a visit from Jock  Norman, field commissioner for  B.C. and the Yukon. They enjoy.-  ed a campfire with Mr. Norman  and are better, off for some advice and a little instruction.  Mr.  Norman was   pleased to .  see the good discipine within the  troop, which reflects on the good  leadership the boys have.  .{  1st Sechelt Scouts are an eager  28 boys, too many for two men  to handle so the. boys, are waiting to pass tests every week.  Can there be one man or father  interested enough ; in keeping  these boys interested in a good  clean   healthy life?'    "  There must be at least one  man who could spare one evening a week to be a help. Come  on, fathers, you have an obligation to your sons. They are interested; what is the matter  with you? .   Y  The Scouts will take off Saturday for a weekend camping trip  to Bear Lake in preparation for  the Campover at'Powell River,  May 12, 13 and .14, There will be  a bottle drive on May 26 at 6:30  p.m.  FOUND r~~  A place to get take out service  we   suggest   local   grown, fried  half chicken with French- fried  potatoes from DANNY'S  Phone 886-9815  which shows what marks a  student with a given I.Q.  should achieve. Dismissed. students may appeal to the school  board.  Since the policy has been in  force the number of Calgary  students getting less. than 50  percent on examinations has  dropped from 30 percent of th*  student body to 20 percent.  Warren adds that because the  policy maintains a steady pressure on students, the number  of potential, laggards has also  been reduced.  "Calgary, teachers are working harder and devoting more  time to their profession" he  continues. Some ��� parents t are  showing  more   interest. - ; *.  Warren believes the policy is  begining to create.a new social  norm where success is respectable. He ..cautions, however,  that ... while schools can dp  muahi, "for a really lasting  :cure, \ye: need the co-operation  of society at large."  "It can be done ..and I am  certain that in time we can  pay the laggard policy the supreme compliment ��� by making it no longer necessary in  our schools," he concludes.  V  ancouver  island  CCF meeting  set for May B  Sparked by the energetic lea-  dership of Steve Dediluke, the  Pender Harbour CCF. Club  continues to maintain interest  and draw additional members  from the Harbour and surrounding area.  A...... '._  Next monthly meeting is slated  to be held at the Community  Hall, Egmont, on Fri., May 5."  Club business will be kept to a  minimum, and the meeting,  which, opens at 8 p.m., will be  followed by a dance, from 9:30  with the -popular new local orchestra,; the Rhythmtones.r sup-"  plying the  music.  During the evening two contests will be held,'one: for the,  teen-agers and one for adults,  with, substantial prizes for the  winners. Refreshments will be  served. The affair promises to  draw a large attendance from as  far afield as Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay.  u  G  G  S  y  CRAM PA���By Rccquembsr.  . BLOOPER���By Kerr  NAPOLEON���With Uncle Elby~by McBride ^  HAPOUSOU,! LEfT A\Y CAMERA PACK WHERE we t\AP *  LUNCH-' RUN ANP FETCH IT���ANP 96 G4f?EFUL, 1H09S  ARE THE 9B9T PICTURED I ���"���'-*   '    '^  EVSff TOOK.'  O  Hon. F. Richter, minister of  agriculture, has announced the  passing by' order-in-council of  the Trellis, Rust of Pear Regulations under the Plant Protection Act.  A disease of pear called  Trellis rust has been reported  for the first time in North  America in the Oak Bay, municipality near Victoria, British  Columbia. The United States  Government has placed an embargo on pear and j uniper  nursery stock from Canada because  of this  rust  disease.  Treilis rust appears to be  confined to a few blocks in the  Oak Bay district. A survey is^  planned in order to. determine  whether Trellis rust is in other  districts of British Columbia!  Trellis rust is a serious. economic disease of ��� pear, trees in.-  Europe. The disease spreads  from juniper to pear and from  pear to juniper, but riot from  pear to pear or juniper- to  juniper. The rust organism is  perennial in both juniper and  pear.  Elphinstone High" School's Variety Night April 20 resulted in  $200 being turned over towards  payment of the new grand piano  which was unveiled to the school  at this concert. -   '  Mrs. Betty Allen christened the  piano with its first solo" and later  she and Ann Lang provided a  concerto by , Schumann'. Junior  Red Cross sale of coffee and  doughnuts resulted in more than  $18 being .made. Y Y  . During the evening a spelling  bee with students from Trail  Bay, Madeira Park and Elphinstone High Schools saw three stu-  , dents tied so Mrs. A. E. RitcheyY  who was to have donated the  winning prize arranged that all ���  three would be awarded.  SECHELT THEATRE  8   p.m.   -  Thurs., Fri., Sat. May 4, 5, 6  Alan Ladd,  Jeanne  Crain  Guns of the Timber-land  Tecfunicolor  __  PRINTING  AU  PURPOSES  COAST NE#S  DEALERS for  FIBREGLAS KITS  and MATERIAL  Fibreglas Steelcote Epo-  Lux paint  Fibreglas Anti-foulmg  ' paint  FAfftMtLE  BOAT WORKS  ROBERTS   CREEK ��� 888-7738  Ph. 885-9331  Exqiiisite^^^ ^  YNine new styles to choose from   Y Zy~X-  Magic Lady l-derwear Panly Uirdle  Loeg Lrf Paity Brief  "'- .A-'. ' T^ "*!"?" '-r'*' !^     ���-'.  '���  -="'...  Want to see and hear about  ACRiL-l-l?  TEXTURIZED NYLON?  See our ad on page 8,  BURRITT BROS:  CHAMPION  NYLON  l-Y'TIRlSy;  Ha  liEil  Iii  PENINSULA TIRE CENTRE  Gibsons Shell Service  Charlie & Tarry ��� Ph. 886-2572 Coast News,   May 4,  1961..,     5  COMING .'EVENTS1  .�����*���. ���  May 6, Dance, School Hall, Sat.,*  8 p.m., sponsored by P.T.A.  VANILLA^ will be sold in .the  Gibsons-Robert's Creek area by  the DeMolay Boys.  BINGO ��� BINGO ��� BINGO  Nice prizes and Jackpot  Every Monday at 8 p.m. in the  Gibsons Legion  Hall.  CARD  OF  THANKS  , We wish <to express our sincere  thanks for the many and generous kindnesses shown us during  the recent illness of our son David.  Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Macleod  and family.  We wish to thank our .friends  for their beautiful floral offerings, card-i and letters of sympathy fn the loss' of our mother.  Mr.; and Mrs. J. Swan.  Z ^MEMORIAMY y%* 4AAa: AA -  WELLS ��� In ever loving memory   of   our   little   son   William  Harold  Wells,   Jr.,  who  passed  away May 1,'I960:  We do not need a special day  To.bring you to bur minds.  * The! days we do hot think of you  Are very; hard; to. find.  God gave us strength to take it j  and courage to bear the  blow.  But what it meant to love you  No one.;willv ever know..  Sadly missed by Mummy, Daddy  and^Sisfc-T'Lois."'; YvYY';.v  DEATH NOTICE  ANDERSONy��� Passed away  May 2, 1901, Annie Dewar Anderson of RobeVts: Creek, B.C.  Survived by 1 daughter, Mrs.  Hilchie, Roberts Creek, 1 grand  son, 1 'sister in 'Scotland. Funeral service Sat., May 6, 2 p.m.,  from the- Roberts Creek United  Church, Rev. D. Donaldson officiating. Interment Seaview Cemetery y HarVey Funeral Home  directors;. Y".'.-'     ''' y,'"'   y.Y., Z .' . -  KLEIN ��� Passed away. May i,  1961, Elizabeth Marjorie Klein of  Oyster   Bay,   Pender   Harbour,  B.C.   Survived  by 2 .sons,  Bill,  Dawson   Creek;    Jimmy,    New 9  Westminster;-5y daughters, Miss  Grace - at -home, -Mrs.- - Mildred---  Fournier,   Calif.;   Mrs,   Coreen  Lindsay,   Whitehorse,   Y.T.   Funeral TserviceiThurs., May;_,:������ at��v-.  2 p.m." from fthe Madeira  Park;-  Hall,  Rev.  Canon  Alan  Greene  officiating.. Interment  Kleindale  Cemetery. Haryeyj Funeral; Home y  .'directors.' y^y: ..Y ��� Y.\;::-  QUINN ������ Passed away April 29,  ��� Floyd Preston Quinir in his 83rd ,  year, of Soames Point. Survived  by his wife Helen, 1 daughter,  Miss M.Quirin; Soames Point' 2 X  sons, Alan, Bremerton, Wash.;  Howard, Montreal, 1 grandchild,  1 great-grandchild. Private funeral service was held Sun., Ao-_  ril 30 from the Harvey Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Rev. Denis F.".'-���  Harris officiating. Cremation. Interment at sea. Harvey FUnieral  Home directors. '0 ''���:������'K r" ''A  WORK WANTED; Y ��� AxXpAA yA  Cook, couple, fully": experienced  in large and small camp or hotel operations. Phone885-95651   y  Farm arid garden work done,  also pruning. G. Charman, Ph.  ,886-9862. ��� f ..-V  HELp WANTED (Female)  73 YEARS OF PROUD SERVICE  proves that AVON BEAUTY i_  .a numberLone ^business. Make it  "your business" . to become ariv  AVON REPRESENTATIVE for  GIBSONSa? 4 ���'-toy 5 hoursydsiily.  ,Write todayAjfiMrsAJ; Mulligan  Westsyde,   Kamloops.  fuels  MISC. FOR SALE ��� (Continued)  Deal.  with  with   Confidence  s    .- ": i   : TOM DUFFY,    -  SECHELT REALTY  AND  INSURANCE  FIRE AND AUTO INSURANCE  Phones:  885-2161,   885-2120  Choice waterfront lot with  co2y 3 bedroom - home, convenient kitchen, living room has  brick fireplace, large view windows. Base, with furnace. Nice  garden. Short walk to shops, etc.  $10,000 full price, terms available.  " EVERGREEN ACRES " offers the finest building lots available, cleared, ready to build  on, fully serviced. Priced under  $1000 with only 10% down. Select yours now. Call  KAY BUTLER  Sechelt 885-2161 or  Gibsons 886-2000, evenings.  CHAS. ENGLISH Ltd.  Real Estate and Insurance  N.H.A.   approved   lots,   $1,000  Wanted/good building lots,  Must have 60 feet frontage or  more.  5 acres, stream", partially  cleared, good building site. F.P.  $3,500. ������-���.- -  Furnished, neat and clean  house on level sandy beach. F.P.  $5,500.   This" will move quickly.  See  Ewart   McMynn,   next   to  Super-Valu.  Gibsons   886-2481  ;   Evenings   886-2500  DRUMMOND REALTY  We have buyer*, and require  listings      .'*'"  1   acre   of   land  in   desirable  location.;    y;Y  ^   acres   vof  land,   choice,   in  Gibsons^ VYyiy^--  :'.'.' If you want a summer home,,  sec*  '���������"���" DRUMMOND REALTY  Notary Public   y  Gibsons Phone 886-7751  Oysters are all food and so good  that you can eat them raw. Eat  them often. Oyster Bay Oyster  Co., R. Bremer, Pender Harbour  Member B. C. Oyster Growers  Assn.  Top soil, cement gravel, washed  and screened, road gravel and  fill. Delivered and spread. Ph.  886-9826.  Rogers Plumbing Supplies  Gibsons Phone 886-2092  Wholesale & Retail  11 oil ranges, some as good as  new, $69, to $139; these are factory built ranges, not conversions. 1 Automatic oil hot air  furnace, Duo Therm, only $65.  5 4 ring electric" ranges, all been  tested, $29 to $39. 3 space heaters, $25. -lnew double, cement  laundry tub, $12.50. 1 new single,  cement  laundry tub,  $11.50.  Take advantage of a $50 trade  in  on new fully automatic sewing machine. Easy terms. Th-ifr  ���tee Dress Shop. Gibsons 886-9543.  Used electric and gas ranges, also oil ranges. C & S Sales, Ph.  885-9713,   Sechelt.  Rogers Plumbing Supplier, Gibsons Ph. 886-2092. 40 used doors  and windows, from  $1   to $5.50.  WANTED  Old operatic records,: any make  Fair price. Gib. Gibson, Roberts  Creek P.O.  Used   furniture, > or   what   have  you?  Al's  Used   Furniture,  Gib- ���  sons, Ph.  886-9950.  MOTOR  CARS ,  xxxxxxxx  XX< X  XXX X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  XX /SXXXXXXX^V XXX  txx{j XXXXXX Q_J XX  WHO ELSE WANTS  A NEW CAR!  BUY IT NOW WITH A  LOW-COST UrE-INSUHED  "A Sign'-bf��S--vice" ___  H. BY GORDON-and- KENNETT  LIMITED  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  ZA   YY Phone 886-2191  Gibsons B.C:  PROPERTY WANTED  XXX XXX XXXX XXXX X XXXJ  XXX XXX XXXX  X  X  XXXX  X  S  xxxx x  X  X X.  XXXX X  S     XXXX X  XXXX X X  X X XX X  XXXX X X-X  X  XX  XX  X X  Wanted ori the Sunshine Coast,  or any of its deep inlet's, an OLD  beach cabin, long used^ as a retirement Home for an 0:A.P.  State . price: and terms to Box  604,; Coast News.  PROPERTY FOB SALE  LOAN  THE BANK OF  NOVA; SCOTIA  $500 'down handles small new  ihoVseiwittftfireplace, foundation,  cPiersori" windows. Water . rates  ,$1.50 per month. 1 mile from  Gibsons.YMove in and finish it  yourself. A. Simpkins, bricklayer  Box 389, Sechelt. Phone 885-2132  1 acre lotYpartly cleared, $800.  Va, acre lot, $500. A. Simpkins.  Box 389,  Sechelt. 885-2132.  FOR RENT  ORDER YOUR  WOOD SUPPLY  Phone 885-4468  DUFF'Sf FUEL  WOOD & COAL  % cord loads, any length   .  Fir,  $9;   Alder,  $7;   Maple $7  GALT HARD COAL  $32,ton,5 $17 Yi toi��$2 bagY  Blacksmith's  coal available  TOTEM LOGS, 12 log box, $1  Te?ms   may   be   arranged   in  ������ Y.wood fill-up orders.  R. N. HASTINGS Ph. 886-9902  BOATS TOR SALE  Duplex, 2 bedroom, electric water heater, electric rangette, oil  heat, tiles. Permanent rent,  .'small' family. Unfurnished. $40.  Phone 886-9853.    ���   -      .  Nicely furnished 3 roomed house  with bath, on South Fletcher Rd.  Gibsons. Reasonable rent to good  tenants. Phone 886--129.  1 bedroom unfurnished suite, Palmer ;Aptsi, Marine- Drive, Gib-  sone PhY886-9363.  Office space in Sechelt Post Of-  . f ice building. Apply at Mai shall  ���Wells Store.  Furnished suite, 2 bedrooms^  suitable for 3 or 4. Ph. 886-2163.  ��� ���      '        * '   "��� ���        "I iiimii ���"��� ����������� ��� ���  TO. RENT  Rioom: to rent, first class accommodation. Phone 885-9688.  MISC. FOR SALE  ���: ANNOUNCEMENT * Y^^A^m,  -~-^~   -���-������������ __________-��_��*;���  ' There are.2 #$ acre,double header lots left ait Stone ViUa.casfior f  terms. A. Simpkins Box 389, Se- i  chelt. Phon> 885-2132.yYJ^.Y; ..,  Effective   immediately ^^^creJtes  bricks and blocks have^droppeij  in price.   A.  Simpkins,  bricklays  er;  Davis YBay,, Phone   885-2132.,  .       ������-������   ���  Hand saws filed and set. Galleys,  Sechelt  Highway.  '"'���������' ''-���'��� :���;���;        ���-    i j tlr-~ ���.  H. Almond, Roberts Creek, carpenter, builder, alterations, repairs, kitchen-cabinets. Guaran-.  teed work. Phoney886-9825. .1  ELPHINSTONE   COrOP        '  Lucky Number  Apriiy29 Br 17410,  Yellow  PETER   CHRISTMAS |Y  Bricklayer and  Stonemason   J  AH kinds of brick and stonework^  Alterations and repairs        ^  Phone 886-7734  VICTOR D'AOUST  4 Painter ��� Decorator  Interior ��� Exterior  Paper Hanging  First Class Work Guaranteed'  Phone 886-9652, North Road.  Good 'wood range. Offer wanted.  Owner 886-9853:  14 ft. cljnker built S.W. day boat  p o w (e r e d by 10 horsepower  Briggs and Stratton model Z engine:- $300. Phone 886-9545.    y,  Peterbqro cedar strip canoe, 16  ft. Todav's cost $190. For quick  sale. $65. Apply Peter Traopitt,  Gunboat Bay, Pender Harbour.  Phone TU 3-2683.  6' x 15* cedar skiff, like new  condition.   $;50.   Phone   886-9397.  16 ft. Clinker built boat, and engine, in good-shape. Ph. 836-9556  31 ft. boat,; shaft, and proneVor.  gas tanks, oil stove,, steering  gear, price $500. Also 1 Crown  Chrysler engine, 2V_ to 1 reduction gear, $200. K. H. Griffith,  Egmont.  V.10-.gal.; Shingoleen. value $33 95  Special, less than */_ price. Earl's  Agencies, Gibsons..   .  Twin beds .complete with mattress. $20. Good condition. Lot  4, Indian Reserve. Whiteside.  yGoodv babv's combination *?'^v  and feed table, Arborite. $9 50.  1 Laine cedar chest, unscratch-  ed,   $44. Phone .885-2477.  17" Marconi Television, complete  with all-purpose antenna and  Channel 2 head. 1 year old. Sale  price $80 complete. Phone 886-  9303 or 886-2328.  Fully    automatic    sewing    r1?-  chines,    $199 95.    trais    in   $53.  Your price $149.95. Eas" terms  Thriftee   Dress   Shop,   Gibsons,  Phone 886-9543.  Tree falling, topping, or removing lower limbs for view Insur*'  ed work from Port Mellon to  Pender Harbour. Phone 886-9946:  Marven, Voleh. y  Alcoholics Anonymous Phone Sechelt 885-9678 or write Box 584,  Coast  News.  Carpentry,, house framing and  finishing, specializing in interior  finishing or cabinet work. Guen-  ther���- Barowsky,  Ph.  886-9880.  TIMBER CRUISING  K. Ml Bell. 2572 Birch St., Vancouver 9, Phone   REgent 3-0683.  DIRECTORY  'j '���  '- "'";���  ' ��� ' ..'���'    ���.  *     ,''   ' ..;��� >'   ���.. ��� :...'.  mBtamammamamammmmmamaatamiaatmmmiBam  MARSHALL'S   PLUMBING  HEATING  &  SUPPLIES  Ph. 886-9533, 886-9690 or 886-2442.  Home and Industrial Wiring  Electrical Heating  Radios,   Appliances,   TV  Service  GIBSONS ELECTRIC  Phone 886-9325  Authorized GE Dealer  C. ROY GREGGS  Phone 885-9712  For   cement gravel,  fill,  road  gravel and crush rock.  Backhoe and Loader  light Bulldozing  See  us. for   all'your knitting'  - requirements. Agents for Mary  ��� Maxim Wool.  GIBSONS   VARIETIES  Phone 886-9353  PENINSULA     CLEANERS  Cleaners  for the Sechelt  Peninsula  PhOne  Phone 886-2200  Draperies by the yard  or made  to measure  All accessories  C & S SALES  Phone 885-9713 XX y  A;M. CAMPBELL v  REFRIGERATION  SALES AND SERVICE  Commercial Domestic  West Sechelt, Phone 885-2147  THRIFTEE DRESS SHOP  "Personalized Service"  Agents  Brown Bros. Florists  Anne's Flower Shop  Phone 886-9543  A. EyRITCHEY  TRACTOR WORK  Clearing,  Grading,  Excavating  Bulldozing, Clearing Teeth  FOR RENTAL  Arches, Jacks,  Pumps  Air Compressor, Rock Drill  Concrete   Vibraitor  Phone 886-2040  ~"        MADEIRA   PARK  BUILDING SUPPLY Co.. Ltd.  Cement gravel, $2.25 "yd. Y  Road gravel and fill, $1.50 yd.  Delivered in Pender   Harbour  ������ area  Lumber,    Plywood, Y Cement  Phone TU 3-2241  "        CLYDE PARNWELL      ^  TV SERVICE  Radio and Electrical Repairs  Evening calls a specialty  4.:.. zA. Phone. 886-2633  u4 YY> ..GIBSONS :-    A.^...  S: BUILDINGSUPPLliaS  "WE^CAltRY THE^^STOCK����  Y Y       Phone 886-2642 -    -  LET VS HELP YOU  :;:yy Y;-..PLAN NOW"-  BILL  SHERIDAN  .        TV, APPLIANCES--  Y YSEWING MACHINES    .  Sales and Service  Phone 886-2463 or 885-9534  C ft S SALES W  For all your heating  ,,..-.,, .requirements.  Agents for ROCKGAS  PROPANE  Also  Oil Installation   :  Free estimate  Furniture ' .-���'':  ������<     Phone 885-9713 r ���*������  *WA1_SR   SURVEY   SERVICES  .      j      CONSULTANTS.  L. C. EMERSON  R.R.  1,   Sechelt   885-9510 V  ���A ELECTRICAL,  CONTRACTORS  SIM   ELECTRIC   LTD.  Sechelt  Phone 885-2062  Residence,   885-9532.  Li GORDON BRYANT  NOTARY PUBLIC  at  Jay-Bee Furniture and  Appliance Store  Office Phone  886-2346  House  Phone  886-2100  t  Complete auto body repairs  and paint  Chevron Gas  and  Oil  service  All work guaranteed  ROBERTS CREEK SERVICE  AND  AUTOBODY  Roberts Creek  Phone 886-2152  Night  calls   886-2684  THE OLD HOME TOWN  UttmHLttVmtU&a  By STANLEY  DAVID NYSTROM  Interior, exterior painting. Also'  paperhanging. Phone Gibsons  886-7759 for free estimates.  WATCH REPAIRS  For    guaranteed watch    and  jewelry    repairs, see    Chris's  Jewelers,' Sechelt. Work   done  on the Tv^mi0*1*;.- tfn  TIMBER  Have cash for standing timber  T'hine   8RR-2604  Census heads named  CdCHRAN. & SON  MADEIRA PARK  Blasting,    Rockdrilling  Bulldozing,   Trucking  Backhoe   and   Gravel  Phone TU 3-2635  or TU 3-2377  PRINTING    "  For  your  printing call  886^-622.  STOCKWELL & SONS  885-448S  for  Bulldozing.   Backhoe   and   front  end loader work. Clean   cement  gravel,  fill and road gravel.  TFTF.VTS'^N  SALES AND SERVICE  Dependable  Service  RTCTTTER'S  RA.DTO ��� TV  Fine Home Furnishings  Maior Aonlian^es  TJpfor''    T-,��~  Phone 885-9777  Mr. David A. Moon, of Bowen  Island, has been appointed census commissioner for an area  from Sechelt south to North Vancouver, including Sechelt. Mr.  T.  W. Green  of Westview,  has  DIRECTORY (Continued)  GIBSONS PLUMBING  Heating,  Plumbing  Quick,  efficient service  Phone 886-2460  SCOWS    ���     LOGS  SECHELT TOWING  & SALVAGE Ltd.  Heavy Equipment Moving  .   & Log Towing  Phone 885-4425  been appointed census commissioner for Area 904A of the Coast  Capilano federal electoral district, which'"extends from Salmon Arirf and Sechelt Inlet north  to Bute Inlet  The census will be held the  first three weeks in June of this  year and applications are being  received by these commissioners for the position of enumerators. Those interested in this  work should make application to  the commissioner concerned.  FOR GLASS  of all kinds  Phone 886-9837  PENINSULA GLASS  RITA'S BEAUTY SHOP  Tinting and Styling  Phone   886-2409  Sechelt Highway  GibsOhs Village  J3ILL'S MACHINE SHOP  . Cold Weld Process  Engine Block Repairs  Arc, Acy. Welding  Precision Machinists  Ph.  886-7721 Res.   886-9956  --.",     LAND~ SURVEYING   .,  VERNON C. GOUDAL. BCLS  Box 37, Gibsons, B. C.;  or  P.O.  Box .772, Port  Coquitlam  Phon��^Hitehall 2-8914 y y-.  PENINSULA SAND  &  GRAVEL^  Phone   886-9813  Sand,   gravel,  crushed   rock.  All material washed and screened or pit run/  Good cheap fill  SAND ��� GRAVEL  BUILDING MATERIALS  TRUCK & LOADER RENTAL  FOR DRIVEWAYS, FILL, etc  SECHELT  BUILDING    SUPPLIES  Phone 885-9600  FIRE & AUTO  INSURANCE  ' call :.    -  GIBSONS SECHELT  886-2191 885-2013  "A Sign of ^Service" - .,..;  H. B: GORDON and KENNETT  LIMITED  RADIO & TV SERVICE  JIM LARKMAN  Radio, TV repairs  Ph.  886-2346       Res., 886-2538  New and Used TVs for sale  See them  in  the  Jay Bee  Furniture Store, Gibsons  SHILCOMB LOOKOUT  TOOL   RENTAL  Sanders,  Skil-saw, Transit  Power Saw, Cement Mixer  *       Tr__JJ_6F    6tc  Phone ARCHIE  WALKER  TU 3-2407     .     .,   y  WANT AD RATES  Phone 886-2622  Condensed style 15 words 55  cents, 3 cents word over 15^  minimum 55 cents. Figures in  groups of five (or less, initials,  etc.y count ,35 one word. Additional insertions at half rate.  Minimum 30c.  Cards of Thanks, Engagements, In Memoriams, Deaths  and Births up to 40 words $1  per insertion, 3c per word over  40.  Box numbers 25c extra.  Tuesday 5 p.m. deadline for  classified  advertisements.  Cash with order. A 25c  charge is made when billed.  Legals ��� 17 cents per count  line for first insertion then 13c  per count line for consecutive  insertions.  CLASSIFIED  DISPLAY  All advertising deviating  from, regular classified style  becomes classified display and  is chareed by the measured  ae'ate line at 10c per line,  minimum of 14 agate lines.  ,NEW BOOKS  AT LIBRARY  GIBSONS  Juvenile  Dept.  4-6 ��� Around the World with  Ant and Bee ��� Banner.  Angus and the Cat  ��� Flack.  6-8 ��� Ameliar Anne and the  Green Umbrella ��� Heward.  Jackie Squirrel's New Pants  ��� Morrell  8-10 ��� A Wild Goose Tale ���  Gage.  Geordie's   Mermaid ��� Bishop  Hinkl;Dinkl^--. Jupo  The Lone Wolf ��� Hogan  10-14 ��� Book of Nonsense ���  Lear.  John Halifax, Gentleman ���  Mrs.  Craik.   Onion  John  ��� Krumgold  12-16 ��� At the Foot of the Rainbow ��� Porter.  Fight,  Team.-, Fight ������ Ashley  On Golden Wings ��� Malvern.  .-Y Out of This World ��� Williams-  ^mumx-:^'-' ���-���*:'��� - ��� .  '".'���������'"Run For Your Life ��� Swayze  The Blue-Eyed  Convertible ���  Stoutenberg.  Church Services  ANGLICAN  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  11:15  a.m.   Holy   Communion  11:15 a.m., Sunday School  7:30 p.m., Evensong  St Aidan's, Roberts Creek  11.00 ajn. Sunday School  3 p.m. Evensong .  St. Hilda's, Sechalt  9:30 a.m., Matins  11:00 a.m., Sunday School  x UNITED "���  Gibsons  .    9:45  a.m., Sunday School  11:00 a.m., Divine Service  Roberts Creek, 2 pjn.  Wilson Creek  11  a.m.  Sunday School  PORT MELLON  Evening Service, 7:30 pjn.  ST. VINCENTS  Holy Family,  Sechelt,  9:00 a.m.  St.  Mary's,   Gibsons,   10:30 a.m.  Port   Mellon, first  Sunday  of  .       each month at  11:35 a.m.  BETHEL BAPTIST  Sechelt  10..; a.m. Sunday  School  11:15 am., Worship Service  7:30 p.m.. Wed., Prayer  Gibsons  9:45 a.m.,  Sunday School  Roth's Home, Marine Drive  7:30 p.m., United Church  CHRISTIAN     SCIENTISTS  Church Service*:  and   Sunday   School  each Sunday at 11 a.m.  Roberts   Creek  United  Church  PENTECOSTAL  GIBSONS  9:45 a.m.,   Sunday  School  11:00 a.m. Devotional  7:30 p.m., Evangelistic Service  Wed.,  7:30,  Bib'e  Study  Fri., 7:30 p.m.,  Young   People's  Service  Sat.,  7:30,   Prayer  Glad Tidings Tabernacle  Sunday School, 9.45 a.m.  11  a.m.   Morning Worship  3 p.m. Bible  Forum  7:30  p.m. Evangelistic Service  Wednesday,  7 n.m.,   Bible Class  Friday,  7:30 p.m. Rally.-  Sat., 7 p.m., Young Men's Action  C!_b 6       Coast News,  May 4, 1961.  Sport fishing  8  gic numbers m  les printed       explored by editor  A guide to sport fishing regulations in tidal waters of British  Columbia can be obtained  through the various outlets which  serve the sport fishing public.  In this area it can also be obtained from the fishery officer  at Pender Harbour.  It is issued by the department  of fisheries and the office of.the  Pacific director is at 1110 West  Georgia St., Vancouver. It covers licenses, ��� catch and size limits, special areas, gear restrictions, special^ closures, closed  areas and closed seasons as well  as some dbn'ts.  SOLARIUM APPEAL  The 22nd Shower yof Dimes  will take place in British Col  lumbia from May 1 to May 15  on behalf of the Queen Alexandra Solarium and Miss" J.  Brettel, convenor of the drive  asks that contributions "should  be sent to Shower of Dimes.  P.O. Box 177, Victoria, B.C.  This annual drive is sponsored  by the Queen Alexandra Solarium Junior League and all  money contributed is turned  over to the solarium.  GLASSES FOUND  .If anyone has lost - bifocal  glasses in a light colored frame  they are at the Coast News office. They were picked up on  Saturday wSLruen found, lying on  the government wharf in Gibsons.  We use  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch  and jewelry-  Chris4 Jewelers  MAIL ORDERS  GIVEN PROMPT.ATTENTION  Ph. 885-2151  / f  The Myth of the Magic Numbers was placed before members,  of Sechelt's Board of Trade Wednesday night of last week when  Al Alsgaard,. editor and publisher of the Powell River News addressed board members in the  Elementary School activity room  The myth of the magic numbers produced by surveys and  suchlike drew from Mr. Alsgaard  the remark that with many surveys doing the same thing only  a colorless porridge of unimaginative uniformity, emerges. For  an example he cited the case of  unemployment. There were more  unemployed which . we hear  about, yet there-are more people working than ever before".  Surveys, are  made by   people  who lack any real understanding  of the problems being surveyed.  Innumerable questions, are asked  such  as .what   the  consumer is  going to buy, whether the worker finds anything. wrong with his  job and whether people are planning  to  expand .this  year. The  question   sometimes * triggers   a  doubtful answer with the;, result  that the courage arid perception  of  Imaginative, yexploring , :and  daring minds is swallowed up in  the-average mass.  ... Today investors play- the   averages rather than the old qualities of study and analysis. The  press is a victim of averages because when the person being in- .  terviewed confirms the story the  press man has already "written"  in his mind, before the interview,  everybody concerned is happy.  Mr. Alsgaard. told the story  of the hot .dog merchant who  "followed the averages" kind of  talk. His smart son said things  didn't look so good so he bought,  less and less and sold'less and  less until he had to close shop/  He stopped thinking for himself.  Mr. Alsgaard found the cost  of living index was arrived at  with as much care and- skill as  any method in use but when you  Don't   say   Bread,   say   "McGAVIN'S"  Y'sK/**#A'-^> s&??#xS'*/1, ���V^/v,^-fy^9 -, ^y^-V^��'W^V>gWa?^j��^��w^;-^y-*'-  % %%r '"''/ ���* f' *>>**" ���- *.r2.  Local Sales Rep.  Norman  Stewart  Ph. 886-9515  R.R.I, Gibsons  start comparing heating costs  in Sechelt with Toronto and food  costs in Kitimat and on the farm  it is at best/only an average. He  was discus_:rig the juse' of" "the  index as the supreme symbol in  negotiating wage contracts. He  regarded the use of the index on  a country-wide basis in the same  light as a man who pays 15 percent finance fees on a new car  while he has money sitting in  the bank drawing three percent  or  less.  University professors now admit, he said, they have erred in  using the average , IQ rating of  an individual as a trustworthy  indicator of that individual's value to society. They dropped it.  because too many with a high IQ  were locked up behind bars.  Now we have electronicsv adding to the myth of magic numbers. The belief has sprung up  that if we build a machine with  enough buttons on it there is no  problem on earth that cannot be  solved. Fortunately we have  ���been through such cycles before.  We have chased after-false gods  in other days. Technocracy, was  at one time the thing: but it has  faded from the scene, .yy-. :;���'���.������.-'  This obsession: with the num-  r bers game, he said, results only  in the exaltation of the average.  The search for the superior is  forgotten/ It is the' -man or woman out in front who must take  your town, your province, your  country on toits destiny.  Was Churchill or Roosevelt an  average   man?    he   asked.  The  only value of the average man's  opinion is that it may be used to .  alert us to our- weaknessesr We  need, instead, a consuming zeal  for the cult of. the distinguished,  the superior, a zeal to do things.  Today, conformity is cpnsider-  ed godlike, individuality is considered as something dueer, sinister or even subversive,, all be-.. *  cause  it   disturbs , the  common  complacency or apathy.  People of this .busy growing  Sunshine Coast are not conform- '  ists or average followers. This  has been proven by the fact they  , hewed a settlement out of woods  and hills. The same vision and  enthusiasm must be passed on to  the children. Dropping down to  the, average in the long run will  mean that you will lose everything, he said, in conclusion.  REGISTRATION  GRAtE I  If. you plan to enroll your child in Grade I next September,  please register him. at the nearest elementary school on  titoe date shown below:  Port Mellon  May 12 ��� 3:30 p.m.  Gibsons    Landing ���   May    9 ��� 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  May 11 .-��� 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Roberts   Creek  Davis Bay  Madeira  Park  ��� May 12 ��� 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  ��� May    9 ��� 2:30 p.m.  ��� May 11 ��� 2 p.m.  Ycur cjhild is deemed to be of school age next September  if He has attained or shall have attadned.the age of six  years on or before December 31, 1961. Proof of age will  be required.  The Board of School.Trustees, . '  ���'.    Sckool District No. iff (Sechelt).  Signatures no  good iii  ��___  YWt ������ili'i  Attaching . a''seal'.''makes all  Japanese business and banking  legal. In Japan, signature mean  nothing.,.  Even if bankers know you.  well, they refuse a loan if you  have no seal. A worker begins  and ends his day with a seal.  He uses seals (Han or Hanko)  when handling official documents all^ay.  Some 275,55.9 seals and  2,775,000 certificates were registered and issued during  1958 alone in Tokyo. Ward offices, handling seals; net about  $300,000 a year.  Explaining why Western-  style signatures have not been  adopted, Kinichi Machida.  chief of the metropolitan police  department's scientifie investigation office, says:  "Foreighers'Jiave been rigidly schooled in penmanship  since their childhood. Japanese  are  not trained . that way."  Unless the, Japaneae lang-  wage is romanized completely,  chances are Japan' will retain  official seals.  !___________���  ���*  E COAST NEWS IS SOLD  AT THE FOLLOWING PLACES  I  ; Murdoch's Store, Irvines Landing  LloycUs Store,  Garden Bay  Filgas Store Irvines Landing  Madeira Park Store  Hassans Store, Madeira Park  B & J Store, Halfmoon Bay  Rae's Coffee Bar. Halfmoon Bay  Service Store, Sechelt    .  Shop Easy Store, Sechelt  Village Coffee Shop, Sachelt  Lang's Drug Store, Sechelt  Peninsula Athletic Club, Sechelt  Selma Park Store  Vic's Trading Post, Wilson Creek  Elphinstone Co-Op Assn., Gibsons  Tidball Store; Roberts Creek  Cooper Store, Ganthams  Hamner Store, Hopkins Landing  Black Ball Ferry  Cafe, Ferry Landing  Ferguson's Store, Port Mellon  Lang's Drug Store, Gibsons  Danny's Coffee Bar, Gibsons  Super-Valu, Gibsons  Dutch Boy. Gibsons  Midway Store, Gibsons  Welcome Cafe, Gibsons  Ken's Foodland, Gibsons  Dogwood Cafe, Gibsons  Black & White Store, Gibsons  Thie date ��� 1834. The place ��� the office of The Nova  Scotian, Halifax. ExJcited citizens rush to get their copies of the  edition carrying. George Thompson's letter attacking the magistrates of the city -���' a letter which led to publisher Joseph Howe  being charged with seditious libel. ITiis; is one of the historical  events portrayed in< CBC-TVV Exploration's six-part series, Canadian History ."which depicts "important figux-es from the county's past and their part in the figfait for responsible government.  Music at UBC  The University of British'  Columbia' campus will resound  with music���both instrumental  and vocal���from July 3 when  the 1961 Summer School of  music gets underway . An,  opera ' and high school band  and orchestra workshop will  be the highlights of the school.  Students from'13 to 18 years  of age will have the opportunity to work with skilled musicians in their respective instrumental fields and to participate in a concert band and  concert orchesit/ra trhinin'g  group. Three public perform^  ances will be given by the concert   band   and  orchestra   and  Complete details inaybe obtained by writing: Summer  School of Music, Extension Department, University of British  Columbia, Vancouver 8, B.C.  Sechelt News  BY MRS. A.A.  FRENCH  Canadian   Legion- Branch   140  auxiliary    .held     a     successful  spring tea in  the  Legion  Hall.  It was opened by President Ruth  Mitchell and, convened by Mrsr  Dorothy   Fraser.    Plants ;���' were  sold by Mrs. D. Browning,' home-  cooking, Mrs. Ivy Biggs and Mrs.  Alice   Batchelor;   selling  tickets  at the door, Mrs. Jessie Peterson; raffle, Mrs.. Jessie..Lucken;  serving, Mrs. Elsie Foster, Mrs.  J. Buller, Mrs. Nessie Kennedy;  kitchen, staff,' Mrs.  N.  JEfansen,  Mrs. Alice French and Mrs. M.  Thompson.  The ��� raffe was  won  by Mr. Norman Finnie and door  prize by Mrs. Gwen Gray!  Another old-time-resident has  passed on.at Shaughnessy Hospital. Bill Leahy, a member of th,��  Sechelt branch of the Canadian  Legion, had been in ill health  for some time.  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schuett  have moved back to Sechelt.  After spending the winter  months with daughter Maureen  and husband and family, Mrs.  Jean Murphy has returned to  Sechelt.  Attending the district; council  meeting of the Canadian Legion  L.A. in Vancouver are .Mrs. C.  G. Lucken, Mrs. R. Mitchell and  Mrs. F. French. Mrs. French  willalso spend a, short time in  Victoria visiting reatives there.  Victoria - visiting relatives.  Printed Pattern  [C*nic%*t  Welcome Summer with open  arms in this cool, clean-cut  dress that has its own trim  jacket. ^Dazzling in ��� check or  icy wMte pique ������ delightfully  easy to sew.  Printed   Pattern   9378:   Misses'   Sizes   12,   14,   16,   18,  20.  Size 16 dress takes 4% yards  . 35-inch     fabric;     jacket     1%  yards.  Send FORTY CENTS (40c) in  coins (stamps cannot be accepted) for this pattern. Please  print plainly SIZE, NAME. ADDRESS, STYLE  NUMBER.  Send your order to MARIAN  MARTIN care of the Coast  News, Pattern Dept., 60 Front  St. West, Toronto,  Ont.  100 FASHION FINDS���the  best, newest, most beautiful  Printed Patterns for Spring-  Summer, 1961 See them all in  our brand-new Color Catalog.  Send 35c now!  IOOF Sunshine Coast  Lodge No. 76 Meets Gibsons  Soliqpl HalL 2nd and 4th  Wednesday each month  Suits tiiloretf  In your iiiciisuic  GUARANTEED TO FIT  PROMPT DELI VERY  Marine Men's Wear  ���-������ :.;.;.--.y Lid. 0\;: ':4::.4-.  , .  PnYGibsons. 886-2116   ;  BACKHOE & LOADER  DIGGING  TRENCHING  LOADING  WALT   NYGREN    ���    Ph. 886-2350  Esso Gasoline gives you more power,  more work per dollar  Here's a gasoline that  meets the demands of  tractor engines. It provides  the best in quick starts,  fast warm-up3* power and  economy. Use Esso Gasoline and get the best value  for your tractor fuel dollar.  For diesel powered units,  Esso Diesel Fuel has been  prove11 over and over again  to give peak performance.  Danny Wheeler  Hopkins Landing  ALWAYS iOdlC TO IfAPER.lU FOR THE BEST This weeks  For parents only  PLAN    NO.   R5S-II04  AREA'"- 1104 SQ. FT.  THE   BUILDING   CENTRE, (B.C.) LTD.,  PLAN     SERVICE  VANCOUVER. B.C.  Plan No. 1104 (Copyright No. .117093)  Simple. Shape: Y- Adepty^pesign,--- simple rectangular shape,  coupled with adeptr design add up to a handsome contemporary  home, designed for the discriminating house builder, looking  for a split level that is different;.; :'  Embodied in this design are the little things tlhlat make it "different".-��� the use of vertical siding to create a rustic appearance  ��� the entry through-the lower level and to the right to the living, quarters..;.-��� an' open hand .rail from the five risers to the  upper level" continues on to an open well that looks ri��ht down  on to the entry at title lowest, levels. Floor to ceiling ywindows  give yan. airy spacious look to the living room wihiich features  plastered finish on a ceiling which follows the line of .the roof.  Fireplace on the outside walls leaves plenty of scope for furniture arrangement.    ��� -r  In the kitchen double sinks assist in creating efficiency while  access to the rear garden saves steps. Three bedrooms and bathroom, large }inem closet complete the arrangements on the upper level of the split. "A doorway, on-, the upper landing opens  into a sundeck, which continues on around tfcie house to become  .a sundeck" over- the carport ��� which can be completed as a  garage if the climate warrants it.        , ,  Vertical siding, on the outside make this-lovely home particularly suited for a woodland setting, but of course, its contemporary  design also qualifies it for'construction in the most discriminating of city suburbs.  This house is designed for N.H.A. approval, and working drawings are available from the Building Centre (B.C.) Ltd., 116 East  Broadway,' Vancouver 10. New Edition of Select Home Designs  now available. Send 25c to cover cost of mailing and handling.  Hay'.N lipholslm  Wide stock of latest materials  Free Pick-up & Delivery  Car Seats &  Boat Cushions  ONE DAY SERVICE  ON CHROME SUITES  Ph.   886-2173   for   information*  CHILD SAFETY SUNDAY  Sunday, May 7 has been chosen as Child Safety. Day. The B.C.  Safety, council is, again focussing  attention on the' ������' tragic problem  and ask families to check over  their homes, habits and responsibilities to ensure the constant  safety of children who must depend .o.ajaduttSL.,-or���their~ safety  training.  275,000 WORKERS  Pulp and paper employees  number 76,000. Another 200,-  000 work seasonally. in the  woods.      .  Are you interested  in  Learning to Fly  Phone 886-2057 or 885-2143  Elphinstone Aero Club  :>c-^  :    i v��#  ���       .   ^ ���* V  ; ,* J �� ������  ^      <  ���"  r- .5* -*.  ,\^JO*5---T_l  \ v'.;--:?���'-yy< > *  FUEL SYSTEMS  STAY CLEAia  Delicate fuel injector ports get complete protection  with Standard Diesel Fuel. Its exclusive Detergent-Action  prevents  injector deposits,  rust-proofs  the  entire  fuel  ^system, keeps it clean as new.  ....        /  With dean SnjtCtOrS, your diesel runs smoother, pulls  harder, operates most economically. Keep your engine  in top condition...get Detergent-Action  Standard Diesel Fuel.  For any Standard Oil product, call  G. H. (Gerry) McBONALD  WiteoH Creek ��� S85-9332  Ham A L'lialienne  -(in Butter Baskets);  -���*. ���   (makes 6  servings)  3 tablespoons butter  Vz cup   finely-chopped   onion  1 (TO-ounce)  tin sliced/ -  mushrooms, drained  2 tablespoons floury  ' 1 (approxi. 10-ounce) tin  consomme  1 (approxi. 10-ounce) tin condensed cream of tomato  soup  3 tablespoons chopped  parsley .'".."���'  1% cups diced cooked ham or  canned luncheon meat  Melt butter in saucepan; add  onion and mushrooms and fry  gently until tender, but not  browned. Blend in flour. Gradually stir in consomme and  tomato soup. Cook over medium _ eat, stirring constantly,  until mixture comes to the  boil. Stir in parsley and ham  ��� or luncheon ^ meat. Serve hot  in butter baskets.  Butter  Baskets  (makes  6  servings)  1 unsliced  loaf white  bread  V_ cup butter, melted  Preheat   oven   to   375   degrees  F.  (moderately hot) Cut bread  into six large (1%-ihch) slices;  remove-   all     crusts.   Using  a  fork,  carefully  scoop  out centre  of each  square,  leaving a  -^-dnch    wall    around    edges.  Brush squares with melted butter. Bake in preheated oven 10  to 12 minutes or until golden.  Butter  Crunch  Cookies  makes about 3 V_ dozen cookies  1 cup sifted all-purpose flour  V4 teaspoon  baking  powder  V_ teaspoon  baking  soda  % cup soft butter  1 cup lightly-packed brown  sugar  1 egg  1 teaspoon vanilla   ,  % cup rolled oats  1 cup shredded or flaked  coconut  1 cup corn flakes  Preheat oven to 350 . degrees  F. (moderate). Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda  together 3 times. Cream butter; gradually blend in brown  sugar. Add egg and beat it  well; stir in vanilla, rolled  oats, coconut, corn flakes and  sifted dry ingredients. Drop  the dough by rather large.tea-  spoonfuls, well apart, on un-  greased cookie sheets. Flatten  with floured fingers. Decorate  if ��� desired. Bake in preheated  oven until golden-������ 10 to 12  minutes. Lift cookies onto a  wire rack immediately; allow  to cool completely. Store in  closely covered  tin.  Roberts Greek  (By Mrs. M. NEWMAN)  After several years here in the  former Crow property, Mr. F.  McTavish left last week for Vancouver where he will remain  for a short time before leaving  on a long cruise. His house has  been purchased by Mr. and Mrs.  Edward Campbell, who, with  their infant; daughter, moved in  during the weekend.   Y  Mrs. R. Eades and M.r_. E.  Wakefield were in Vancouver  Saturday evening to attend an  Eastern Star affair. Both are officers of the local chapter.  Mr. and Mrs. Tim Worthing-  ton who have lately come to the  Coast Highway near the Masonic Hall observed their fourth  wedding anniversary last  week.  The Roberts Creek Raiders,  the group of husky Little League  ers, last' week received their  snappy new uniforms. They are  cream and green and are bound  to draw whistles from the spec-,  tators. Under coaches A. E. Tidball and J. Eldred, the lads have  been practicing.  The Raiders are John, Jim  and Bob Gibson, Kerry and Jim  Eldred, Doug and Sandy Gibb,  Robert and Ron Baba, Gary Flu-  merfelt, Brian Swanson, Tony  Poole, Ken Bland and Don  Marsh.  Girl Guide activities will be  resumed at Roberts Creek under the direction of Captain Betty Allen starting on May 6. The  group disbanded last fall when  their Captain, Doniia Thomas,  left the district.  FUR SEAL  OF B.C.  There are many kinds of,  seals on the Pacific Coast, but  only,the fur seal, is valuable  for its':" coat. This had long  black or gray guard hairs,  each like a small, flat pointed  sword, which keep the animal  warm and help it to float. Below this is a silky under coat  with hairs so thick that 300,-  000 are found on each square  inch of skin. Other seals do  not have this soft under-fur  and therefore have no value  as fur animals. Fur seals also  differ from other seals in that  they have external ears.  BICYCLE SAFETY RULES  How do most accidents occur? In a few cases the poor  conditions* of the road is a contributing factor/There may be  so much sand that the brakes  if suddenly applied, will cause  thfe wheels to' skid. The surface  may have had a large unexpected hole, rut or bump, or  the shoulder of the road may  have been weakened or partly  wasted away by heavy rains.  Occassionally a freezing rain  had made cycling on good  pavement very hazardous or a  heavy mist bad made the visibility very low.  ^        v    -���-    v  Some times the motorist or  truck driver 'Who crashed into  the bicycle was almost completely responsible for an accident. But often the. driver was  unaware of a boy or girl on a  bicycle because he did not see  tlhie white oh the mud guard of  the back wheel or the tail light.  'Perhaps it was dusk and the  cyclist was in dark clothes with  no light garment which could  be seen easily. Maybe it was  completely, dark and no headlight or flashlight was attached  to the frame of the bicycle.  Anotfhier condition might have  been that the horn or warning  bell of the bicycle was out of  Ingenious skirt  let-down idea  ������   -i  When sewing for a growing  daughter, allowance must be  made for the letting down of  A rather ingenious skirt-  lengthenahg suggestion devised  by sewing center experts.  When the dress is made, the  lower edge of the skirt is trimmed with a row of gay rick-  rack. One or two more rows  of rickrack, in contrasting  colors perhaps, are placed  along the bottom of the skirt  at intervals of one to two inches. A band of rickrack trim  may also be applied to the collar. The hem itself should b_  extra deep.  The generous hem allowance  will permit mother to let down  the skirt several times without having to apply extra  pieces of fabric. What is more,  tih,e rickrack trim will' allow  her, by stitching another row  of rickrack to the skirt edge,  to completely camouflage the  the hem ��� two or three times,  demarcation line.  To allow for width adjustment in the bodice, fabric sections should be cut so that  either the seams may be let  out, or. the center-opening but-  tins. moved over an in;h or  two.  Plenty of seam allowance  is a general "must" when sewing for children. Planning for  the letting out of seams and  tucks, _'-_ practical mother will  make her garments? of printed  or patterned fabrics. Stitch  marks, after all, don't show in  a print!  For morale - building pur-  r>^~��*s, remember that such  trim as evelet ruffling around  +r��e neckline will givp an old  dress a new lease on life���'tiH  on ��your daughter's affectionr:  WANT ADS ARE  REAL SALESMEN  By  Nancy Cleaver  Copyrighted  order. When the motorist  should have heard a warning  sound from the cyclist, there  was no signal given!  If a boy or girl wants to own  a bicycle, in most families it  is a good plan for youngsters  not Only to help pay for such  a major investment, but also  be responsible for its care. He  must know and obey sensible  safety rules. If a child, is too  young to ride carefully���he is  too young to "ride!  The law holds parents anr  swearable for the actions of  their children. So it behooves  mothers and fathers to know  the traffic rules and make sure  their, youngsters are familiar  with them  Bicycles should keep to the  extreme right of the road, out  of the way of other vehicles.  When meeting traffic it is pas-  ed on the right, when over,  taking traffic it is passed on  the left. In a town or city the  careful bicycle rider stops near  the curb. . *  '_K_ ��t* ��V  ***.'      r**       ' "i>      .    -  At an intersection, traffic,  coming from the right has the  right-of-way. When a cyclist  wants to turn left, he approaches the intersection as  near to the centre of the highway as he can, and then makes  the left turn as close to the  intersection centre line as possible.  Stop signals must be obeyed  and also a traffic officer's directions. The cyclist must .raise  one arm when stopping or  slowing down to turn to show-  in which direction he is going.  He should use his horn or bell  as a warning signal only when  necessary. It is not a nuisance  device.  Each -cyclist must get along  "on his own steam." Hanging  on to a moving truck or car is  against the law and very dangerous. To "cut in" in front  of a moving car is also asking  for trouble, and is never per-  missable".  Quite a few accidents occur  when several cyclists are together. They get ialking and  forget to keep their eyes and  ears open for cars or trucks or  pedestrians. Sometimes .they  ride   three    or   four    or   five  Coast News,  May 4,  1961.       7  abreast. Single file is the rule  for bicycles in heavy or medium traffic. A motorist often  has difficulty in passing more  ���than two bicycles riding alongside each other.  Adolescents sometimes start  "clowning" or showing how  smart they can be riding without their'hands on the handle  bars or their feet on the pedals.  The highway is no place for  stunt riding. Wobbling all over  the road is a silly and danger,  ous practice. Keep in a straight  line!  Bicycles are built for one  ���rider and it is against the law  in many areas to carry a passenger. Both youngsters might  be badly hurt in a spill. Better  be safe than sorry!  LAND   ACT  NOTICE  OF  INTENTION  TO  APPLY TO LEASE LAND  In  Land   Recording   District  of   Vancouver   and  situate  at  . North Lake.  Take notice that Shirley-  Florence Galley of N. Delta,  occupation school teacher, intends to apply for a lease of  the following described lands:-  Commencing at a post planted at N.E. corner on l'akeshors  and adjacent to surveyed lot  6879; thence 3 chains along  shoreline in a northeasterly direction; thence 10 chains southwesterly; thence 3 chains  'southeasterly; thence 10 chains  along line of lot 6879 to the  commencing post and containing three acres, more or less,  for the purpose of summer  camp.  Shirley Florence Galley.  Dated April 25, 1961.  Carry Ont Service  iih:ih;i: mik  Fried chicken ��� Meat pies  Chips ��� Potato salad  Tarts ���Pies ��� Doughnuts  Phone   886-9915  SEPTIC TANK SERVICE  PUMP TANK TRUCK  NOW OPERATED  by  Gibsons Plumbing  Ph. 886-2460 for information  Ask  Dukes & Bradshaw  Ltd.  Phone YU 8-3443  WE'LL TELL YOU  ABOUT THE MANY ADVANTAGES   OF  OIL HEATING  EQUIPMENT  ^   engineered  specifically  for your  heating  requirements  4)  convenient  budget terms  and  & free life  insurance  ��   up to 6 years  to pay  5%  Down ��� Balance at SY2% simple int.  ALWAYS LOOK TO  IMPERIAL  FOR   THE BEST  SEE  OR  PHONE  r      DUKES  & BRADSHAW Ltd.  1473 Pcmberton Ave, North *an. ��� YU 8-34<H  DAN WHEELER, Gibsons ��� 8S6-9GG3  TED   KURLUK,   Sechelt  ���  885-4455 8        Coast  News, May 4,   1961.  Need permit  for fires  Before lighting that rubbish  fire remember tfie disastrous  forest fire season of 1960 when  the province lost something  like $50,000,000 of its forestry  natural resource.  The fire season started on  May 1 and will continue until  the end of October. During  that time special permits are  ��� required before anyone can  light a fire for any purpose  within half-a-mile of a forest  or woodland, except at provincial or commercial supervised camps. Portable pressure  stoves for cooking do not require a permit.  Campfire permits are available at any B.C. Forest Service  office or any establishment  displaying a Campfire Permits  Issued Here sign or the RCMP  for unorganized areas. In Municipalities such as Sechelt and  Gibsons, the village clerks  supply them.  SCOn'S SCRAP BOOK  By R. J. SCOTTI  fiP^r tab  MACs keep  one  loth  es  .SUfiAR. IK  -IHEIR BLOOD.  -WERE IS  M IJrflMAf-  RHAflOHSHlP  BEfWE_K<HE  AMOUH-f Or  sua**.  ?RESEK<M  ���1K1E.B1-OD   .  AMD OHS,_  ACTIONS.  LIFE I^PECTAHC/  j^MERlCAH "WORKERS  ?  >/��ARS.  e~��i.K*��i���  a Sj-oJloK Jr��W_i i(|��_ ison_  KNOWH WINDOWS WERt-  FOUHD IK A PERS1AH YlLUffi.  ,4_P__2 Y_ARS O1-0.  Halfmoon Bay holes  BOWLING  SECHELT  (By ORV MOSCRIP)  Last week saw all leagues completing their schedules and playoffs for their respective cups.  Ladies League: Pin Up, Cecile  Nestman, Capt., won the .playoff  by edging Peggy Doyle's Fumble B's. *  Sports Club: In a four team  final, Kinpins, Elsie Johnson,  Capt., won the trophy, runner-up  Dild Five, Elaine McLean, Capt.  Ten Pins: Grayhounds lost out  to Depot Taxi, who made a tremendous comeback after being  down 176 pins at the end of the  second game. They closed the  gap to nine pins at the end of  the third game and won going  away in the final.  E & M BOWLADROME  (By  ED   CONNORy  Strike    Outs    of    the    Men's  League   topped   the   team   high  three  and   single  for this week  with 3117 (1110).  League Scores:  Gibsons   B:   M:  Wheeler  266,  Mike Robertson 290.  Gibsons A: Daisy Bailey 601  (274), Jim Drummond 611 (248),  E. Shadwell 637, Howie Shad-  well 603, Mary Solnik 600, Ray  Whiting 642, Ike Mason 648 (303)  Hazel Skytte 636 (261), Alex Robertson 619, Jim McVicar 691  (268), Doreen Crosby/633 (252),  Ron   Godfrey   654.   "  Merchants: Molly Connor 674,  W. Wilson 692(267), Dick Kendall 672 (251).      ^  Ladies: S. Wingrave 528, L.  Morrison 503, B. Wray 527, P.  Hume 514, C. Zantolas 546, G.  Nasadyk 604, L. McKay 604 (304)  B. Chamberlin 515 (285), H.  Clark 548.  Teachers Hi: Doreen Crosby  681 (292), Doug Davies Jr. 710  (2S2), J. Lowden 673, C. Evans  602 (261), G. Yablonski 645, Ed  Misenchuk  623   (271).  Commercials: J. Solnik 665  (31fi), Helen Thorburn 686 (252),  J. Eldred G43 (258>, Ann Drummond 672 (272), Terry Connor  688   (30C).  Bali and Chzin: B. Williams  600 (230)., G. Hopkins 662 (252),  W. Morrison Gil (273), Al Williams 002. Brcnie Wilson 710  (293), G. -Nasadyk 257, Ed Gill  613.  Men's: Sig Rise 673 (259), F.  Townley 053 (248), J. Whyte 725  '(298), Alex Robertson 719 (251),  Ron Godfrey 715 (253, 253), E.  Hume 074 (275).  .Kigh School: Clara Christian-  Son 1S4, 1S5, Winston Robinson  660 (231, 237, 212), Man- Dragon  188, Linda Stanlev 178, Linda  DeHarco 184.  SIT TALL  Many compaints of fatigue,  backache and the "crick in the  back" are the result of poor posture habits while driving automobiles, according to the chiropractic profession, which is supporting Correct Posture Week,  May 1-7. "Keeping your spine in  an unnatural position for prolonged periods is contrary to  body mechanics," Dr. Ralph G.  Chatv/in, B.C. President said.  "The best position for long drive*  is to sit far back on the seat.  with the spine resting on the  back of the seat. In other words,  sit   tall."  \.A-d  P  ���-���^^<fzct^\^zM  By PAT WELSH  Pupils and honor students of  Mrs. M. Brooke held their annual music recital in Halfmoon Bay  School April 29. Parents and  friends filled the school room  and applauded the, students who,  from the smallest to the advanced class excelled themselves.  Canon A. Greene presented the  certificates to pupils who successfully passed their exams in  Vancouver in February. They  were Leonard Graves, Halfmoon  Bay, grade 2 piano with honors;  Jo-Anne Potts, Merry Island,  grade 2 piano with honors; Gerry McKissock, Sechelt, piano,  honors; Gloria Bishop, Roberts  Creek, piano, honors; Maureen  Atkinson, Sechelt, first class  honors, piano and theory-  Mary Lou North from Vancouver, a guest student gave an excellent-performance in advanced  piano playing.  Pupils were: Piano, Leonard  Graves, Danny and Billy Mc-  Leod, Mary Anne Schutz, Carson Graves' and Judy Nygard.  Piano Accordion: Carolyn Schutz  Tove Hansen, Joan. Brooks and  Terry Cameron. V*i o 1 in: L.  Graves, R. Daley, Garden Bay,  and Malcolm. Gerry McKissock,  Julie Steele, Maureen Atkinson,  Gloria Bishop.  Leonard Graves on behalf of  the. pupils presented a bouquet  of spring flowers to Mrs. Brooke.  Mrs. M. Morgan presented a  prize to Carolyn Schutz for the  best prepared booklet and Mrs.  Brooks presented a prize to  Gloria Bistiop for the longest  hours spent in practising.  Members of the PTA served  refreshments.  *V�� 'i* "t*   ���  Welcome Beach Community  Society held a social evening at  Welcome Beach Hall, April 29.  Bingo and dancing were enjoyed and a special feature was  twin birthday cakes on the supper table, honoring Mr. A. Han  ney and Mr. P. Welsh. Tables  were ' decorated with green. candles and the cakes iced in green.  Chairman A. Young wished them  every good wish. He spoke of  the good work by Mr. Hanhey in  building the hall and was glad to  see him enjoying the friuts. of  his labors. With Mrs. White at  the organ Happy Birthday was  sung. Mr. Welsh was unable to  attend owing to illness.  *    *    *  Those present were Mr. and  Mrs. J. Cooper, Mr. and Mrs.  F. Claydon, Mrs. W. Aberhart,  Mr. A. Hanney, Mrs. L. Bath,  Mrs. J. Meikle, Miss M. Hall,  Mr. A. Young, Mr. JR. Cormack;.,  Mr. and Mrs. Clark Teeple, Mr.  and Mrs. E. White, Mr. and Mrs  J. Morgan and Canon A. Greene.  Miss Marguerite Hall of West  Vancouver, a: second year stu?  dent at U.B.C. is teaching at the  Halfmoon Bay School for the  next three weeks. She is the_  guest of her aunt, Mrs. J. Meikle at Welcome Beach.  Weekenders  at   their  summer  homes were Mr. and Mrs. Stu-:  art   Lefeaux,   Ruth,   Peter   and  two guests,  also Mr. and  Mrs.  Bon MacDonald.  You may not be worried about  fall and winter styles in men's  wear but the British Columbia  MACs were. The MACs are the  Men's Apparel Club of -which  Vince Prewar of Marine Men's  Wear in Gibsons is a member.  On a recent weekend the MACs  held what can be termed as a  convention with some 56 firms  displaying their- wares on practically every floor of Hotel Vancouver. There was also the usual style show with entertain-  . ment and business sessions during the, three day event.  At a dinner meeting a panel  discussion and open- forum saw  many of the retail section of the  clothing industry present some  views on industry operations.  Mr. Prewar reports the new  models quite interesting and  show a forward trend which will  be pleasing to the younger element. The section for the more  mature types showed"' a conservatism which while not too austere did have a distinction which  was unmistakable.  RED  CROSS CANVAS  Roberts Creek Branch, Canadian Red "Cross Society report collections of $283.28  against a quota of $300.'Those  who did the good work of canvassing were Miss E. CYHar-  rold, Mrs. M. Southwell,- Mrs.  L. C. Bengough, Mrs. George  Mould, Mrs. E'.. M. Cope Mrs.  Jessie Hughes, Mrs. Jean Crawford, Mrs. E. M Hall, Mrs. C.  Graham^ Mrs. E. Fossett, Mrs.  J. Eldred.  We use  Ultra Sonic Sound Waves  to clean your watch Y  and jewelry  Chris9 Jewelers  MAIL ORDERS  GiVEN PROMPT ATTENTION  Ph. Sechelt 885-2151  for the Smartest!  HATS ���  BLOUSES -  SHOP AT  DRESSES ��� COATS K- ��KIRTS  ��� CAR COATS and KNIT WEAR  PoliceCourt  Herbert August of Sechelt appeared before Magistrate Andrew  Johnston on a charge of contributing and received a six months  suspended sentence on entering  a $500 recognizance bond to keep  the peace.  Gordon Webster Cochran of  Pender Harbour was fined $50  for creating a disturbance at  Pender Harbour.  Daniel Mosier of Halfmoon Bay  was fined $50 on a similar charge  the offence taking place in the  Village of Sechelt.  Three persons were fined $25  each for speeding and three  other drivers were fined $10 each  for other infractions of the Motor Vehicle Act.  -  H. Bishop Ladies Wear  & Millinery  NEXT DOOR TO ANNE'S FLOWER. SHOP  SECHELT ��� Ph. 885-2002  Ladies- Wear is our ONLY business  Gibsons Recreation Commission  EETING  WATCH  YOUR  WIRING  More than 6,000 fires a year;  'bringing damage of close to  $10,000,000 are caused by faulty electrical appliances ���'. and  wiring according to the All  Canada   Insurance   Federation;  Careless     installation -. ;,ari'd,  overloading  are   two  common  causes of fire and only proper  wiring   can   eliminate   the   hazard.  OopsISorry!  . Voluminous description of new  dresses plus accessories to go  with the same caused typesetters to overlook the intermission"  section of the fashion show held  at Wilson Creek recently.  The name of the young lady  who sang so nicely was omitted.. She was Eloise DeLongj a  pupil of Harry Roberts. Her accompanist was Mrs. Evans. The  audience expressed its pleasure  with hearty applause.  F  '��__ ���' SALE'  We have one 3 bedroom  home also ok 4 bedroom  hema ���- ii you have She  cash ���   investigate  E. A. MAINWARING  Drummond Reaitv  Spring & Summer  COLORED ISHOES ��� PURSES TO MATCH  WASHABLE    KEDDETTES  .       variety of-colors and styles  SAVAGE SHOES >- CITY PRICES  Child and Misses Cordoroy    :;............Y  $1.49  Child and Misses Canvas Shoes      .............:    99f>  Little Gents Runners    ...���.:.���.. ..:....'. ~ $1.45  Men's Canvass     :..' ...-.   from $2.95  Man's Leather  Oxfords    ..  $5.95 up  WOMENS WHITE and BEIGE    '.  SANDALS     ���     CASUALS  SECHELT  Phone SS5-9519  WEDNESDAY, MAY 10  v 8 p.m.  United Church Hall  FILMS ON TENNIS AND SWIMMING  (Everybody Welcome  ADVERTISEMENT  SECOND LOOK ESSENTIAL ON  FARM, CITY GIRL FINDS  Tom, the village philosopher says the best education  doesn't   come from   books  and  blackboards "arid such,  but Y  .,   from taking  a'-sec-V-d look at* tfciLigs.'.That's the- one' that' V  counts, he figures, and a second glance can often save you  from making a fool of yourself.  To illustrate his point, Tom tells the story of his  4. niece, Dolly, who visited. from the. city a couple of weeks  Y ago. ��� ��� Y _    Y      .-.,'���������; .;���-' ,';y .; ���      4. ;y;,y.y'; Y .-..��� -::'' > '' '   '.''<���  "I took her around to see my brother Ed :��� the one A  who runs  a farm.   'Oh, what a strange looking cow,' says Y  Dolly, 'Why hasn't she any horns?' So Ed says^ 'Well,.some  cows is born without horns and-never had.any; and others Y  -feed  theirs,,   and someVwe. de-horn, and some  breeds  ain't y  supposed   to   have   any'  horns at all: There's all kinds of \y  reasons why some cows ain't got horns, but the reason this  Y  one ain't is because she ain't a cow. She's a horse!"y '       . Y  j.-..y..':.-      Which leads us to wonder if a second lock isn't called  for in personal planning sometimes. If you find your money *:  slips through your fingers, consider re^iilar savingYvitih a.  Bank of Montreal savings account. Deposit so much of each  pay-cheque into a B of M saving account. In that way you  make sure  of getting your share of your own income.  i -  '.. Brian Christensen, accountant of the Gibsons branch  of the Bank of Montreal will be happy to tell you how easy  it is ���-and how profitable.  We cordially invite residents and visitors to the Sunshine Coast  to our  *, A COMPREHENSIVE DISPLAY ^^^^^^l^es.  ~*tt   SALE    of mats, rugs and carpeting  a_    f~^j JJ\TJf^    we will he pleased toVdisciiss and advise ori:all  IwT   VjI-IIMvj    carpet problems with no obligation  Open Friday evenings at 6 p.m. ��� All day on Saturday  with Ed. Burritt, Gower Pt., RR1, Gibsons  Other times by appointment  Phona SS6-2453  BURRITT BROS. FLOOR COVERINGS, LTD.  54 years at���570 Hornby St., .Vancouver, B.C.    i  COAST NEWS


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